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Array YOL. 1.    ������0. 21,  SANDON, B. C., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1897.  PRICE FIVE CENTS.  A Full Report of tbe  Recent Conference' in London.  The Representatives of the Governments  That Favored Bimetallism Made  Statements-Reply Unfavorable.  London, Oct. 22.���������The correspondence in regard to the bimetallic proposals of the United States monetary  commission was issued by the British  foreign office this evening, and the following account of the negotiations was.  taken from it. At the conference held  o.t the foreign office on July 12th the  Marquis of Salisbury, the secretary of  state for India, Lord George Hamilton,  the chancellor of the exchequer, Sir  Michael Hicks-Beach, the first lord of  frho treasury, Mr. A. J. Balfour, the  United States ambassador, Colonel  John Hay, and the United States monetary commissioners, Senator Edward  0- Wolcott, of Colorado, ex-Vice-Free -  {(lent Adlal E, Stevenson of Illinois,  and Genet al Charles Jackson Payne of  Massachusetts were'present,  SENATOR WOLCOTT'S EXl'LANATIQN.  -t.  On  tVic invitation of the  premier,  Senator Wolcott explained that the object of the mission wag to ascertain, in  advance of an international conference,  if one should be called,   the views  of  the government,  and the envoys  had  determined to ascertain the  views  of  |the French, British  and German governments on  the question of reaching  .an international bimetallic agreement.  They had been to France, where  they  (reached, a   complete nnd satisfactory  understanding with the French government, and the envoys would have the  co-operation   in   this   matter  of   tho  French ambassador in London.    The  (senator then explained that the success  of the mission   depended upon the attitude Great Britain would take, and he  p'equcstedGreat Britain to agree to open  the English mints as its  contribution  to the attempt  to restore international  bimetallism,    wjtb   Fnfnce   and   the  United States co-operating together in  an attempt to that end.  The'Marquis of Salisbury asked if  "France was reapy to open her mints to  .free coinage, and the-senator replied,  -"Yes."  The premier thereupon inquired at  -what ratio France would open her  mints.  Senator Wolcott replied at 15i to 1,  pdding that the American envoys -had  ;vce.ep������ed thjs ratio. The senator then  presented the fpllowing list1 of contributions, which, among others, he suggested Great Britain might majse ���������.  First���������The opening of the Indian  mints and the repeal of the order  making the sovereign legal tender in  India,  Second���������Placing one-fifth of the bul  lion in the issue department of the  Bank of England in silver.  Third���������Eaising the legal tender limit  of silver to, say ������10, and issuing 20s  notes based on silver, which shall be  legal tender, and the retirement in  graduation or otherwise ol the 10s.  gold pieces and the substitution of  paper based on silver.  Fourth���������An agreement to coin annually so much silver, the amount to  jbe left open.  Fifth���������The opening pf the English  mints to the coinage of rupees and to  the coinage of British dollars, which  shall be full tender in the Straits Settlements and other standard colonies  and tender in the Uuited Kingdom to  the limit of silver legal tender.  Sixth ^-Colonial action and the coinage of the silver in Egypt.  Seventh���������Something having the gen-  Aral scope of the Huskizon plan.  The meeting closed and it was understood by the parties that owing to  the absence of the French ambassador,  Baron De Counsel, from the proceedings that they should be regarded as  informal, and a second conference was  held on the loth at which, in addition  to those already mentioned, the French  ambassador and M. GeofFray, the counsellor of the French embassy, were  present.  , mints to the unlimited coinage oi hiI-  ver, and that whatever views he and  his colleagues might separately hold  regarding bi-metallism, he cowld say  that they were united on this point.  Baron de Courcel said, as a personal  suggestion, that among other -contributions he thought Great Britain  should open the Indian mints and also  agree to purchase annually 10,000,000  pounds sterling of .silver for a series of  years.  Senator Wolcott accepted the proposal that the British government  should make this purchase with proper  safeguards and provisions as to the  place and manner of its use. Since  this conference the British government  have been considering the proposals  and finally made the reply handed to  the United States ambassador i yesterday.  THE REPLY OF INDIA.  The reply of the government of India  upon which Lord Salibury based his  decision, is a long document giving an  emphatic negative to the proposal to  re-open the India mints. It says: 'The  first result of the suggested measures,  if tjiey were to succeed even temporarily in their object and industry,  would be a sudden rise in exchange,  Which if the ratio 15 J to one were adopted, would be about 23d to the rupee.  Such a rise would be enough to kill  our export for a time, at least, unless  the public were convinced that the arrangement w.uld be permanent and  haye the effect intended. '  "Tho paralysis of trade and industry  would be prolonged and would be accompanied by acute individual suffering.  "None of the advantages expected  would be attained, and the oountry  would pass through a critical period,  which would -retard its progress lor  years. The position would be disastrous alike to the state,tb individuals  and to trade generally. T"ie exchange  value of tlie rupee, having risen sud?  denly, would fall equally suddenly to a  point far lower than the pr< at nt level,  probably 9d, and even lower. Suoli ;i  fall, apart from other disastrous results, would necessitate additional  taxation, to the amount of many  crores.V.  WOULD CAUSE DISASTER IN INDIA.  1(0.  8 Tunnel Proves That the  Goes Down.  IT.  Ore  The Ore is  High in Grade  No Zinc.  and   Carries  The reply then proceeds to point out  that the proposed.agreement would be  a much more serious queation for India  than for the United States and Franco,  as the whole risk of disaster from  failure would fall upon India. If the  agreement . broke down the United  States and Franco could take precautions against a depletion of their  gold reserves, but in India" the rupee,  when the collapse came, would fall  headlong and the government would  haye no remedy against fluctuation in  the exchange value of the Indian  standard of value, with the fluctuations  in the price of silver.  "Do the mines of the Sloean go  down ?" Well, rather. The fellow who  ���������nukes a business of askjjig thut- question is gradually being worked out of a  job.  About the middle'of last March it  became necessary at the Gooder ough  mine to run a long tunnel to cut the  lead at a greater depth and so. develop  the mine. No. 8 tunnel, with whioh  it was expected to tap the lead at a  distance of 480 feet, was started. Two  weeks ago, at a.distance in of 350 feet  thc lead was encountered nnd after  drifting a distance of 25 feet to the  right, last Wednesday morning the oro  came in sight in sufficient quantity to  repay the owners for all the expense  and anxiety of waiting and to warrant  a genuine jubilee in the Goodenough  camp,  The strike is an important ono as it  gor-s far toward proving that our mines  go down and that they not only hold  good in grade but improve with depth.  The tunnel cuts the lead 300 feet from  the Reco line at a depth of 203 feet,  vertical, and 335 feet on the clip, below  the lowest old workings. This gives  a total depth of 500 feet from the apex  of the vein. The ore encountered Wednesday is very high in grade. The  assay 'roin the first ore taken from No.  6 tunnel showed 240 oimcrs in silver  and the first car went GIG ounces. The  ore found Wednesday in No. S assays  260 ounces in silver and 75 per cent,  lead. At the present writing the chute  is just opening up 'n face of the drill,  but Lheir is a fine streak of ore with no  indieiitior.B of the zinc which goes with  it above.  Naturally Mr. Whittier ana Mr.  Moore, the principal owners, are very  much pleased, anal Johnny Marric, of  the Ueco, into which ground the lead  runs, is said to be greatly elated over  the strike.- Work on the drift is to be  continued until there is sufficient  ground to begin stoping oh, when the  Goodenough will be ready to begin  what is,expected to be a long winters's  shipping record ���������Kootenapian.  wonderful range at her command.  There remains one other performer  woithy of mention. A phenomenal  juvenile who simply captured his audience with "Comicalities," is Master  "Sammy" Johnson. Such precocity,  audi marvellous stlf-possession, such  appreciation of the humor lie tries to  convey to his hearers is seldom seen.-  To say that his contribution was all too  short is to express the opinion of nine-  tenths of the audience, and if noting  else last evening betrayed llisg Mar-  rack's possession of good judgement as  an entertainer, her inclusion of little  Sammy's portrayal of the negro comedian would be sufficient of itself.  BRI  I HUE  I  It Is  Destined   to" Soon  a Steady Shipper..  Become  A Trail is Now Being    Built   from  Property to Connect with Exchange Pack Trail.  the  News in General.  Hockey Meeting.  THE J?OSmon OF FKAHCE.  The Fr&nch ambassador was then invited to declare the position of the  French government, and he said France  was ready to re-open her mints to the  coinage'of silver if the commercial  nations adopted the same course, and  he advocated at length the ratio of 15J  to 1., He explained that France would  not consider the re-opening of the  mints of India alone as being a sufficient gaurantee to permit the French  government to re-open the French  mints to the free coinage of silver.  SIR MICIIAEl HICKS-BEACH'8 BEPLY.  Sir Michael Hicks-Beach then announced definitely that Great Britain  would not agree to open  the  English  The town hockeylsts held a meetjng  on Tuesday evening, Mr. M. L. Grimmett in the chair, and Mr. Martin, sec.  On motion of Cameron and Young  H. Bostock was elected patron. The  financial statement showed a balance  of $23.87 due the sec-treas which he  donated to the club. c.  On motion of McVichie and Grier-  son, Fred Kelly was elec'ed^president;  H. F. Mytton, 1st vice-president. On  motion of Grierson and Brewster���������C.  K. Hammond, 2nd vice ; on motion of  McVichie and Grierson���������Mr. Christie,  sec-treas.; motion of Grierson and  Kelly���������H.M. Martin, manager; motion  Hammond and Burchill���������A. W. Grierson, capt.; motion of McVichie and  Christie���������G. Henderson, - vice-capt.;  motion or McVichie and Burchill;  managing com.���������R. McDonald, G. P.  Young and Brewster.  The secretary was asked to advise  all officers of their appointment.  Young���������McVichie���������That the membership fee be 81.00 and that tickets  be printed and distributed amongst  thc active members.���������Carried.  By-laws are to be drafted and submitted nt subsequent meeting.  Martin���������Brewster���������That the sec. correspond with scc's of Uossland, Kaslo  and Nelson with a view to organizing  a schedule of'games to be played between the four clubs.���������-Carried.  The colors are- to.be black and red.  The members are. to. buy their own  suits. Motion of Grierson and Martin  ���������'with.the exception of outside mem--  bers who are to have suits purchased  for them.  A cordial vote of thanks was tendered Mr. Sudrow for use of rooms.  Zelle Grierson���������~That a vote of  thanks be tendered to the late sec. for  his donation to thc club.���������Carried.  Dr. Young was appointed surgeon to  the club without salary.  Meeting adjourned to second Tuesday in November.  Sixteen engineers started from Spokane last week to survey a railway  line from Kootenay Lake to Trout  Lake.:������* D. C. Corlin.  At the next session of parliament E.  T. Gait, of the Lethbridge colliery in  Alberta, will apply for a charter to  build a railroad from Arrowhead to  Kootenay Lake. The road will most  likely be built next year.  Sloean City News :���������J. R. Cameron,  pf pandop, president and manager of  the Cameronian mine on the first north  fork of Lemon creek, was in the city  the ."ore part of the week, and in company with G. D. B. Turner, formerly  superintendent of the Wakefield mine,  near Silverton, visited the property.  The object of the visit was to inspect  the mine and look after the I rail, which  is being built from the propeity to  connect with the Exchange trail.  The Cameronian was located about  two vears ago and work to the extent  of an 80 foot tunnel has been done on  the property. Bi5t owing to the difficulty in building a trail it was impossible to-make any shipments. But as  soon as thc trail is finished the 100  tons of ore which are now on the dump  will be packed out and shipped.  Mr. Turner was greatly pleased with  the looks of the property, in fact he  was simply surprised, saying that lie  had never before believed that there  was such a proposition in this section  of the country. When it is taken into  consideration that 100 tons nf ore have  been taken out ofJlan 80 foot tunnel,  ore that will run from $200 to $4B0 to  the ton, the true value of the property  can be estimated.  The mine will be worked all winter,  and next spring a trail will be built  down the first north fork to connect  ���������with the Lemon creek trail, after which  all ore from the mine will be.taken! out  by that route.  The Idaho group and the Wonderful  are to be connected by trail.  The Fidelity mine near Sloean City  shipped two cars of ore to the Nelson  smelter this week.  The Queen Bess is quite a shipper  theso times, and, the new manager is  pushing stoping ah sad rapidly.  There are a number of men working  ou thoArgo at present, and they hope  to ihip something promising at an  ef.Wyday.  The manager of the Ajax says they  are shipping right arong, Irnd find pros-  Hpects brightening as work progresses.  He ie confident the Ajax will yet be a  lirge shipper.  Mr. Smith says the Miners are working away at the Selkirk and expect to  strike the main lead in a very short  time. This mine will ship considerable when rawhiding opens.  Tee Last Chance does not appear to  be satisfied with its hugestrike'of some  weeks ago ; the ledge has now widened  out to five feet of clean ore. This mine  was sold for $225,000 a few weeks ago  and for ������325 three years ago.  Andreen and Stewart, owners of the  Bunker Hill and Sullivan, on Canyon  creek, Trout Lake, will put in the winter developing their property. They  have started a shaft, which is now  down about 10 feet, showing the vein  to be about three feet in width, carrying a silver lead ore with an average  assay of 171 oz. silver and 78J per cent,  lead.  1 While there they became interested in  an hydraulic proposition and within a'  few months they will ship in machin-,  ery for opening up on a large scale.  They are greatly impressed with the  section as a hydraulic country and  with the Cariboo mine they were more  than pleased. The enormous plant  and perfect arrangements for work  were 6poken of and the( management  of Mr. Hobson was highly commended.  Wasking is only done now about eight  or ten hours a week, tlie reservoir being allowed about four days te fill and  t len the mine started and run for a  few hours. A washup will give enough  yet to make between $150,000 and $100,  000 for the season and it is said to be  the smallest rain and snow fall and  consequently the least water known in  the history of mining around thc Forks.,  The output Mr. Policys considers, is  very satisfactory.  A Promising Little Town  on Sloean Lake.  Sitnated  TWENTY-EIGHT PERISHED.  An Awful   Accident on the   New   York  Central Railway.  SOME  SWEET SOGERS.  Miss Marrack and Her Pupils Delight a  Victoria Audience.  The following from thc Victoria Colonist has reference to the concert  company that will appear here Oct. 13,  14 and 15 ;  "It has often been said that Victoria  docs  not possess a  good instructor in  vocal music, but the concert given last  evening in  Institute  hall   under  the  patronage of the   Lieutenant-Governor  and   Mro. Dewdncy   must  have   convinced those who had the goed fortune  to be present that   Miss Marrack possesses those qualities   which are  characteristic of the successful teacher.   Of  Miss Marrick's   singing   it   would be  superfluous   to say anything.   A finished artiste, possessed of n  phenomenal contralto voice,  her rendering of  the only solo given  by her during  thc  evening,   aad for which  she  selected  the ever popular  "Annie Laurie," won  thc hearts of her hearers.   In her duet  with   Mrs. Harry W.itson,   Aris?   Mar-  rack's voice  was heard  to even  bettor  advantage, and coupled   with  the evidences of her ability as a teacher, presented  by  those   who   have received  their vocal training under her tuition,  and   who, took part   in  the   concert,  proves beyond doubt that the lady/has  the necessary   qualifications  to place  her in the very front rank ofher profession. '  The solos of Mrs. Harry Watson  were all excellent. A favorite with  Victoria audiences, this lady can always count upon a hearty welcome,  but it is doubtful whether her voice  has ever been heard to better advantage. Her rendition of Donizetti's "O  luce de quest anima" was finished and  gave her ari opportunity to prove the  Garrison, N. Y., Oct. 25���������The gray  dawn, twenty-four hours ' after the  frightful happening of yesterday on  the New York Central railway, broke  on a scene of givater litter and pro-  pertj destruction'than yesterday's and  last night's torchlight displayed.  There were gangs of wreckers, who  were relieved this morning by fresh  ones. When the reckers brought the  tackle on the sleeping car Glenalpin  to draw her up there was much excitement and apeculat:on as it was believe-  ed there must be some bodies in this  car, which was most deeply submerged of the lot. ��������� When the car had  been placed on a scow and the water  run out, the searching party went  through it and to the surprise to the  railroad officials not a body was discovered. Some ourious things were  foand, however, which tends to make  the escape of the passengers seem  almost miraculous. It is believed that  all in this car escaped, and as there  were a full score of handbags and  satchels in the car, there may have  been that number of passengers.  Thc terrible accident that led to the  above condition of affairs occurred on  the New York Central that left Buffalo on Saturday morning, and it was  about dawn when it reached tkc scene  of disaster. The train plunged into  thc Hudson river, and 2S men, women  and children wen- hurled into eternity.  Thc total cargo of human freight consisted of something over 100 people.  Manager Callahan was down from  the American Boy, near Cody, on Tuesday, and is in a high frame of mind  about the prwspects of that mine. He  say's they have met with no wonderful  strike, but the quality and quantity of  their ore is improving every day.  They will have a handsome , quantity  ready for rawhiding and shipping the  first snowfall.  A 40-foot tunnel has been driven on  the Idaho claim on Copper creek, near  Golden. The vein is three feet wide  with four to six inches of iron carbonates. An assay obtained last year  gave a return of $212 to the. ton, . hut  no assays have been made yet this  season. , On the Alaska an open cut  has been made and a tunnel run for  'seventy-five feet.  At the annual meeting of the Noble  Five mine near Cody on the 6th it was  decided to raise $150,000 to pay debts  and further development work on .the  mine. Since then it has shut down  pending we presume the raining of  this money. This mine is generally  supposed to possess a large amount of  good mineral, and has a splendid  plant. It ought to make successful  headway.  J. Ticrney, who has been doing the  development work for the Channe Mining Co., on the Centaur claim on Fifteen-Mile creek in the Fort Steele district, has abandoned the work in the  shaft and started on a big hlowout. He  drifted for about fifteen feet along the  ledge. He then started a tunnel about  thirty feet lower and has driven thirty  feet. He expects to strike the led������e  shortly'. He considers the property  looks promising.  A. B. Grace, in an interview with the  Fort Steele Prospector, says that the  ofTcr 51,000,000 for the North Star mine  in that distrct is too small to be even  considered. Continuing, Mr. Grace  said': Something over a year ago the  report was circulated that the mine  was for sale and 1 know it to be a fact  that Chisholm Bros., of Montana,wired  D.D.Mann, principal owiur of thc  mine, offering !?2,000,000 for the property. He promptly wired back that  the price, was ������2,5000,000. Negotiations ceased at that point. The mine is  not practically for s-ilc at all, its owners  being satisfied that they have a property worth keeping.  This town is feeling its share of the  dull times prevailing in the countrj*',  and the shutting down of the Noble  Five mine, throwing about 100 men  out of work, but temporarity, it is to  be hoped, is not helping the matter  any. The company hold a meeting today at which the future operations of  the mine may be decided on.  Mr. Black is now managing the saw  mill which has some 35 men at work  all'told.  ,Mr. Levi is at it rebuilding on his  old favorite site. Some think it would  be better to defer operations pending  the turn of the tide, but Mr. Levi is  very popular with all classes, which  will help him considerably.  Mr. Shepherd has strong Lopes that  his mine, thc Ava, will turn out well.  He is at present working on a cross  cut and hopes to strike a main lead.  A sample taken out some time ago  assayed 100 oz silver and 70 per cent,  lead and since then the ore taken out  has much improved.  Mr. Smillcy, the barber, has removed  to Sandon, and is now engaged in  Spencer's shop.    ii���������    McPhee Acquitted by the Jury.  J. M. McPhee, the man charged with  forging the Keen petition at Kaslo is  once more a free man, the verdict of  thc jury being "hot guilty."  The case occupied the greater part  of two days and much expert testimony was introduced. The line of defense was that the petition could have  been forged by anybody and that the  prosecution had failed to fix the responsibility on the defendant. The  jury was out about three-quarters of an  hour.  CHURCH   DLRECTOKY.  METH9BI8T    CHURCH.  Services every Sabbath at 11 a. m.  and 7.15 p. m. Prayer meeting every  Thursday evening at 7.45. Epworth  League, "Literary evenings," Monday  at S p.m.  Pastor, Rev. A. M. Sanford, A.B.  PRESBYTERIAN.  Services in Spencers Hall every  Sabbath at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m., and  at 3 p.m. in Three Forks.  Pastor, Eev. T. Menzies.  Union Sabbath School  the Methodist church.  at 3 p.m.  in  To All Whom it May Concern ;  HEADS THAT ACHE.  Heads that ache can be made bright,  clear and free, from pain by using Burdock Blood Bitters, the true natural  cure for headache from whatever cause  arising. "Headache and pain in the  back afflicted me for a long time ; but  now I am free from them, thanks to  the use of one bottle and a half of  B. B.B."    Miss J.AUister, Almonte,Ont.  ^sgga  BIRTHS.  Schnitzlein���������On the 19th inst.; the  wife of Mr. Schnitzlein, of a daughter.  A strike has been made on the Athabasca property on Toad mountain  which promises to be au important  one. About a month ago some float  was discovered which gave assays of  $300 and over. A number of men were  at once put to work to locate thc ledge  and last Saturday they found it about  350 feet above the present workings.  At the place where it was opened it  showed a width of IS inches but it is  thought to be wider in places as some  of the float showed a width of 24 indies. The new ledge, runs at right  anglas to the present one and the company is now stripping it for the purpose of following it and finding the  contact with the old lead. The ore is  very similar to that taken from the  old ledge and carries considerabla free  gold. No assay has yet been taken  from the ledge-  C. G. Polleys and Wm. Randall, of  New York, have returned from a two  months'   stay    at    Quesnelle    Forks.  This is to certify that as I am removing from town, G. W. Grimmett,  watchmaker and jeweller of Sandon,  has purchased my business. I beg to  thank my numerous customers for  their patronage in the past and I hereby respectfully request that they will  give their patronage in the future to  Mr. Grimmett.  W. Haller,  Watchmaker and Jeweller.  Sandon. 13. C, Oct. 21st, 1S97.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The followng is  ments oyer the K.  for the week ending Oct  MINE:  Ruth;   Sloean Star   Wonderful   a list of ore ship-  fe S.  from Sandon  28:  TONS   560   135    90   ~^&5-  Rome was not built in a day ; it was  once a smaller place than Rosebery is  to-day, and yet it grew to be a wonderful city. No one expects Rosebery to  become a Rome, yet it has promising  features that cannot fail to make it at  an early day a plnce of considerable  importance. It is at the head of Sloean lake and lias one of the best harbors on the inland waters. From  plans the C. P. R. are carrying out, it  is to be one of the most important  points in their shipping system to and  from the South Kootenay country. The  steam barge they are now building on  the dry dock at this place, and  which by the way is the most important dry clock on the Kootenay. water  system, which will have a capacity for  eight     cars a   full     train is   . in  indication the   freight now   going   to  and from  the   Rossland   country   via  Arrow lakes is. to come this way.   The  heavy expenditure they are making at  Sloean City at the foot of the lake   20  miles distant goes to show this is to be  a main link system.   As the company  will also put a train   on  their   Nelson  track to meet the arrival of   the   Fort  Sheppard .trains from Spokane, at that  point, it is , quite   evident   they have  their eye on the passenger travel now  over the K. and S. via Kaslo. '-"By putting on an evening   train   from   Rosebery to Sandon, passengers   from   Spokane   far   Sandon   and   intermediate  points will reach their destination the  day they start, saving a day   in   time.  Such an arrangement would secure a big  slice of the passenger traffic, which   is-  doubtless what the C. P. R. after,   and  aid the growth of Rosebery very materially.   The town is most prettily situated with the beautiful Sloean in front  and a coast line of about a mile and   a  half in length, divided in   the   middle  by the Gulf of Wilson creek���������a stream   -  that higher up   possesses ample power  for electric light and all other uses ; for   ���������  which it might be required.     Its -.-fall  too gives scope for as fine a water  system as can be desired and   an   ample  supply of the very purest water for   all  domestic purposes.  The townsite is now laid out in business and residental olocks, the former  running east from the C. P. R. depot  and the latter for the most part south  of the river where the soil is quite  arable and can readily be used for  gardens and grounds to beautify homes  and residences-  Already the ground is secured for an  immense ore sampler, and a cold storage for the Calgary Brewing company  who will make this their head quarters  for their Kootenay trade. Many other  industries are projected of which we  will give outlines as soon as plans for  their erection are fully matured.  At the present one general store and  one hotel are the only institutions of  the place bul judging from the busy  life of these there is already������room for  more of their classes. It is an every  day occurrence to sec 60 or 70 people  take meals at the very excellent hotel  iiojv* in operation.  So far there are several very promising mining prospects discovered, and  it remains for the future to say what  the hills may develop in a mining way.  Even if the samples should not prove  of the higest grade, the cost of delivery  at the railway will be very light.  The beauty of the place is its superior natural advantages for residences  and the townsite company are offering  great inducements to those who are  prepared to buy and build.  Mr. Harris'  Tunnel Scheme.  NO ROOM FOR S.\LT RHEUM.  Salt Rheum,erysipelas, tetter, rashes,  shingles, scurf, etc., cannot exist where  Burdock Blood Bitters is used. Here  is thc proof : I <vas so bad with salt  rheum that my finger nails came off.  B. B. B. cured me completely and I  have had no return of the disease dur-  the past three years. Mrs. Jas. Sanders.  Emerson, Man.  Engineers and mining men generally  agree that the projected t.unnel of Mr.  J. M. Harris to tap all the mines in  the north hill is one of the most advanced ideas of the age in mining. It  would cost anywhero from half to  three quarters of a million dollars, but  it would, of course, expose everything  in the hill to practical mining. If Mr.  If. can get sufficient outside capital interested, he will be doing a great deal  towards.making Sandon the greatest  mining camp in the world, for it is  generally believed this hill is full of  minerals.  "THEY SUIT ME EXACTLY."  "I had dyspepsia and stomach trouble  for the pass two years," says Miss  Ellen Whalen, Niagara Falls, and took  various remedies in search for a cure.  None of them suited my case like  L-ixa-Liver Pills. They suited me  exactly, and removed the troubles  promptly and effectually. I willingly  recommend them to all who suffer  as I did."  Blasting on the south hill is now all  the go, while excavating for the water  mains.  ^g!>  Bf "��������� rsJ^ i    ft 2  THE MINING KEVIE \������.  8ATUEBAT, OCTOBEB 30, 1897.  , >*������  WW*  TJtXtA  ,l'itiil>'jw1'J  ���������������������������._������. V :1  The Mining ReYiew  sInDON, BRITISH COLUMBIA, '.-  SATURDAY.........OCTOBER 30,1897.  Subscription $2.00 Per Year;  /���������    "������������������'.    Strictly' in Advance.  medium, and ��������� that increase ' can only  be-got by the increase.of coinage. If  the necessary increase cannot be gold;  as it evidently.cannot be, the resort is  a' recourse to the white metal, bimetallism���������the thing.Mr. Cloustonis  as much afraid of; as. a cat is of holy  water, '    ' '  '   , A  PESSIMIST.        :  .    ;.When in the. country   the-other day  ' Mr. .Clpiist.oh-,   .the chief man   of the  Bank, oi   Montreal, . deprecated   the  plea   of ��������� bimetallists   declaring   there  was already  in Canada, all the money  ';. mere was  need. for.      Mr.   Clouston  may ' be   a first-class' man   to   make  ,.    money for the .bank of Montreal;  but  his conceptions  are certainly too narrow to properly aid the   resources  of  Canada.    All of our paper circulation  is based oh a metal   basis.,, In other  ,.    words a bank bill is, only a promise to  pay gold or silver when asked for, and  as there is but little better than twenty  millions  of gold   and   silver  coin   in  "   Canada,   if harrowed down   to   Mr,  Ciouston's ��������� own   theory,  there  is but  $4.00   per head of the population   in  Canada,   to   do the   business,,'of.'. the  ,7. country,   and develop our. latent   resources.    As   commercial, business' is  run,-that may to a  reasonably fair extent enable   commercial-concerns with  a handsome surplus to do. a moderate  business  satisfactorily to. themselves,;  - but what about the development of the  resources of this great country?  '- Canada  has ari area; equal   to that  of the United States, and resources, if  ./developed, capable of supporting at a  moderate   estimate   two ..hundred millions   of  people.-      Now what is  to  bring   these   people- here   and supply  "..'". them with the means   when' here   of  opening up  the country,   if Mr. Ciouston's theory is correct?, '-  In  Manitoba   and'trf*e   Territories  -��������� there, are millions of. as fine' agricultural lands as there   are under the sun,'  and   plenty  of people   in   the  world,  ��������� "'- ready to work them, if:they only   had  i the means of doing it.    There  are in  British Columbia thousands of as good  mines   lying untouched  as the   world  ..7  ever ' saw,   ah   abundance of  timber  ,-,.. rotting m the sun   that is required   for  industries in the old countries, and our  'western rivers teeming with fish to feed  v the.hungry millions in the east, and all  .' lying, untouched ,'for. the want of capital to bring  them   to account.    Mr.  Clouston says twenty millions of metal  coin-are ample for this.  It is not, of course, improbable,and  which may be the explanation for Mr.  Ciouston's  narrow spectacles,  that as  commercial usuages   stand,   if money  was more plentiful more inexperienced  and unqualified men - would rush  into  commercial  matters   to increase   the  list, of failures and disasters ; but there  is   a   way. of__ meeting   this.      Does  the experience  of producers   and importers count for anything ?    Is it not  to be expected  that  Boards of Trade  should exercise some serviceable functions?    And   withal   are,' our  parliaments no ser *ice in regulating matters  '.���������''' of this   character?      There   is,   as   a  matter of fact,   with, an improvement  in business   and a loosening of money  matters,  too great-a tendency  to engage in purely mercantile matters; but  the bodies   we   have  named; should  hav: some control over this and direct  the increase into more extended industrial .channels.     The force of common  sense   repeats,    from   experience. and  otherwise, there is  not money enough  in , Canada   to   bring its   natural   resources to the front, as they should be  brought.    Every country in the world  with   the   comparative   resources   of  Canada" has a larger  per capita coinage,  but this counts   for nothing  with  ;men in position   who have   selfish motives to serve.  Mr. Clouston, for . reasons of this  kind, is opposed to opening mints, in  Canada, he knows the increase of coin  diminishes the power of banks to do  what he. has a' holy horror of in the  hands of the masses���������to run money-  making institutions on mere promises  to pay. Every man, who from'selfish,  motive's is opposed to the,fullest development of the country is opposed to  mints, and there is no reason, therefore, that Mr. Clouston should stand  as a living exception to men of his  class.   -  , What the masses are in favor of  and for natural reasons, is not thai  monetary institutions should continue-  on in their natural groove making  money out of the force of.circu'm-  . stances, but that hidden resources  should be brought to light by the'ein!  ployment of labor at..' remunerative  wages; and this irFCanada. where it  [son al! hands possible, can only be  done by an increase in our circulating  When people cry "Hard Times" in  inland-places, that have for the most  part-to depend on their own: resource's  3nd' immediate surrouudings for business, they are generally responsible  for the cause themselves. A town is  reported to   be . "booming,"���������, and,  at  once, without carefully considering the  - '' ������������������ - .  consequences,   many engage   in  lines  that are already, full. They do not, of  course, realize their fullest expectations, . and they say "times,are dull,"  the.older houses, from ' whose business  they draw, echo the cry, .and so,it goes  along the line. In time die bank's take  up the cry and .'not .often very .wisely,  contract advances,' and diminish discounts, giving a reality to previous im-.  agination. These are, in most cases,  the causes, of stringency in business  when complaints are most loudly  heard. .. 7 '���������    .,.  Chat:  With... Mr. W.   R.  .Fort Steele..  of  ������sf%  J^V  Promising-   Mineral    Region���������Placer  Mining in the Early Days. ,  The reply of England to the American commissioners is not at all di-  cisive as some might imagine it to be.  Read between the lines it means that  at present' the ���������.English''parliament- is  not in a position to express an opinion  on bimetallism, and will not interfere  with the action of the Bank of England as to its reserve, or any other  financial' institution. This, /virtually  leaves that country to yet make up its  mind on the silver question. . What  may yet be done with , the Indian  mints^which most concerns the' Sloean country���������-it is impossible to say;  but the fact remains , the closing,, of  them has been a great detriment to  that ..country and die reopening of  them means a new era' of prosperity  for India, and a. substantial booni in  silver.'  ���������      ���������������������������'���������'.'  20  ���������awl,   n fmmr.m,iyiTW1h.tir.w-'r..T-M'4WrlflfnM  RRIZES.  1st Prize  ��������� $200  $200   ���������  2nd Prize  100  100  3rd. Prize  .-'���������"."������������������������������������So  ���������',:���������. 5������' ���������,���������  2 Prizes of  ., 25  each  ���������   5<*v ���������'  ,'5 Prizes of  ; 10  each:  ' .5������  jo Prizes of  , ,:5  each  '      50 V7,  From the notice the C. P. R. are  giving in this issue, to.build,a branch  line from a point near Three Forks to  Bear1 Lake, it is quite evident, the);  have their heart set. .011. tfie trade of  this vicinity and their, eye on Whitewater as an objective point. This  would :to some extent disprove the  statement current in some ; quarters  that they intend to make 'an offer for  the K. & S. road. The .mining traffic  of the K.'& S. is a very large item,  but the bulk of.it is Sandonward from  Whitewatei.    When they reach White-  .  ' t. ���������   , 7 ,v.  water and touch at McGuigan and  Bear'Lake they have the connections  necessary to get a large slice of the  trade ' the treatment of shippers, rales  of carriage etc., will have to determine  the rest.  The Situation at Dawson,  Dr. Compton,   of  Victoria, .has   received a letter from his brother, who is  or. his way  to the Klondyke,  dated at  Fort Yukon,  on   September 11th.     T.  Compton left on the steamer Portland  in July last, and went up  the river  on  the   steamer Hamilton,  which   vessel  was unable to get any further up  than  Fort Yukon, where  Air. Compton  and  his partner left her.   .The other   passengers all .wmit back on her.   He says  that Ihe news already  sent down concerning the impending famine, which,  like a   Datnascan sword,   hangs  over  the people of Dawson, has not been in.  any- way   exaggerated.     The   Alaska  Commercial Company  early  in September made an attempt'to get up. with  thc smallest   river steamers  to  warn  thepeoplc of Dawson  that they  must  fly to where   there  was food,  for none  could be brought to them. Thesteamer  however,  was unable   to got'.through'  tin:   Devil's Teeth rapids,   and  one of  thc officials  of the company   wont up  in   a canoe with   six  Indians  to warn  the. people of  the danger.     He says  that game  is plentiful at  Fort Yukon;  The day prior to writing   he shot  five  geese, seven ducks  and   saw  innumerable moose tracks.   The wages at Fort  Yukon, which  wen;. $10   11. day .have  now gone down   to/$5per day.- on  account of-the inihix of miners from tie  river.      . Jiiiii'lrcds   were    cming 'in  daily from  Circle Cit.v, Forty-'' ilcand  'Dnws'in     At  tho tim'e the letter w-if.  written iione Oi the sU-;init r.������ were ulili.  to get  past   Furl Yukon,   und some of  them tried   to  land   their passengciv  there.   The miner?,   liowevir,   v,;aut--n  lo go to   Dawsnii ('ily or   hack   to   rti.  j\liche:ils,anf! they rol'usr-d to go ashore  at Fort Yukon.    Mr. Compion   t.c-ils. o'  a mulinv  that occurred   on   ihe   \'  I.;  We.ire when the officers o;' tho steamer  tried    to   put   the   passengers i ashore  there     They called a mim-rn' mi e'ling,  and arming tliems-'lres with picks and  shovels   forced   the Wearc's officer.-s   to  take them ba.ek   to  St. iMicho.ils.    Mr.  Compton and   his parlner, were, at  the  time, qf writing, arranging  to go down  on thai, sl'-amcr  to the   Minook  diggings.���������Vancouver World.  'The Winnipeg Free   Press', has .the  following to say in an interview  with  Mr. W; R. Ross, of Fort Steele :    "This  year "tins been the "prospectors' yp.a>,"  and tho country has been overrun with  nrospectors from all parts of the world,  and the unanimous verdict ol all is that  the 'Bast Kootenay givs   great'-r promise, from its' surface indications, than  any:other part of Br'tish Columbia that  his'yet been   explored.     In the   Fort  Steele district there are few "developed  mines on account of the   expense   of  transportation   to 'the   smelters,   but  amongst,these are the North  Star and'  St, Eugene.   The North   Star   is. con-  sid'ered<jl>y, competent experts   to   con;  lain the greatest body of galena   that  has yet been uncovered in imy.part  of  British Columbia.   The magnitude of  the eonl'beds near the  Elk   river',   in  lhe, Crow's Nest Puss, is. kngwn to 'all,  and preparatory   work   is   now   being  done on them, with a view   to   having  tlien^ operated at the earliest   possible  moment'; and there is good authority  for the statement'that the work of construction of forty   miles   into 'British  Columbia,.fro'rii������������������ the   present   western  termuiiis of the railroad,'',will; be   proceeded with at. owce.    In ��������� that   event  theriilroad should reach the Kootenay  river during next summer.   The'. Wild  Horso creek, which- empties into   the  Kootenay at Fort Steele, was"thc scone  in 1S64 of a placer excitement ..similar  to tliat now taking place in   the  Klondyke..   a'i'id lit  is   generally  conceded  that, from $24,000,000, to   ������30,000   were  taken out of the surface gravel of  four  miles of the' creek',;  without' reaching  the   bedrock.     There, are  two   large  companies operating the banks"of .the  creek by hydraulic methods'  and   are  said   to   be '���������- making    good    returns.  Wherever the bedrock has .boon   prospected 'good-pay has heon  found ;   and  the samejhay be   saitl   of  iit. least   a  dozen small creeks   which .ultimately  find their way into  tlie  Kootenay,   so  that the capit.-.lift who  wishes, to   invest his money .in'remunerative placer  propositions,need not go as far   as.'..the  Klondyke        ,. -   '   ,-��������� : >��������� ��������� '  Sir. Ross has recently been. ap-  1 ointed local,tigen'.'at Fort.Steele. ..for  the Kootenay Valleys Co. This company is an English one, which received  .from the provincial government a  grant of some thirty thousand acres'of  land in the Kootenay valley in return  for having completed certain works of  publiv importance. On accouot of  lack of railway facilities the company  lias never'placed these lands on the  market, but intends to do so in thc  near future, at prices and terms to suit  desirable purchasers. ...'At the. pr sent  time the prices of farm produce is  about as low as they have ever been,  and when IVIr. Ross left Fort Steele  oats 'were.selling at ,3c ner lb.j.-'miirsh  hay $30 per ton ; timothy from S4U to  $50 ;' potatoes ������1.50 per bnshel; butter  45c per lb., and eggs and other farm  produce in proportion. The average  crop of' oats'this year has been about  55 bushels per acre, weighing about 45  pounds to the bushel. The district,  Mr. Ross says, also offers advantages  as a fruit raising country, as-apples,  pears, plums, strawberries, etc., grow  with very little care. On one farm the  lady of the house plucked four tons ol  strawberries-in June, and the. other  day the vines were in bloom for the  second crop in one summer.  The town of Fort Steele is now a  thriving place, containing about 700  people, and is the government seat, for  the' southern part. ol':East Kootenay,  as well as the head of river navigation  on Kootenay river and is bound to  make substantial progress next year.  The completion of the railway to the  Kootenay next summer will naturally  cause other towns to spring up in the  district, and at present the proposed  town of Cranbrook, which will be a  divisional point on the railway and  about twelve miles from Fort Steele, is  causing a.great deal of attention to be  directed toward' it on account of its  central position and the fact, that the  railway company owns one-half of the  town and is assisting to place it upon  the market.  ' ''���������������������������.'���������''  "' '.'������������������' ������������������'   ':������������������  '  $5������������"  ' '.'    ���������'���������'   .      ���������     ���������',-  ,~-S^JlJE5*ei*i^epplewho solve this puzzle, if there are so many correct, we  will give the; above Prizes IN CASH.',  SEND'.N'o'vMo������Et:  WITH YOUR  'ANSWER.   7  If-inore than Twenty should be correct, every correct one will (in addition  to ; the .Money Prizes) be awarded our famous "Faithful Tim'eke'epe'r'Silver'  Watch," of which the net factory price is $10. ; If preferred, the winner/can  choose a'geiniine Gold-cased Watch of.the same "value. .7  "Vs this wonderful offer is only:made to advertise our far-famed Silver Watches,  every Competitor must read the following 'conditions' and comply with them.,  ���������  '������������>-  ^  '-*v  "*k-  A word hero  mcanlhsr ,  '���������"Cruo to tho  ". Time.  Our Proud  position '  in the Watch  Trade.  A word which  hero ineariH  they will last  a llle-tlme. ������  The qualities  .of our   ..  . ���������  Watches  jvhich are  acknowledged  to be the ���������".  foremost,  in the English  and American  Markets.:  1. Send, your answer onan "international' Post-Card" which can be  bought at the postoflice (price 2 cents).  There is .110 entrance fee or charge  whatever.'' .,' 7  ' . 2.���������'������������������, In addition to the rGash Prizes,  everyone who sends the correct answer  will .thereby win one of, our "Faithful  Timekeeper" Silver Watches which we  sell in England for $10 e.ach,���������and which  could, be sold retail in America for $15  to $2S each.     >   ���������  3:, Every'winner'of the. Watch is  required to pur'chose,. one of our  SPLENDID VALUE' -inexpensive  Solid Silver' Albert Chains to wear.with  the Watch, as per ours unprecedented  offer which we will send.^ These Chains  are Hall-marked on every link by the  English; Government. , If the- sams  Watch is-required with Gold-filled case  instead 'of Solid.. Silver, a- Chain to  match may, if desired, be chosen.  ���������.;,  4.-;. With our Watch and Chain you  will receive . our mammoth Catalogue  quoting Wholesale Factory. Prices foi.  Jewellery, Plate; etc. The First Prize  will.be given to the one. who solves,the  Rebus, receives the Watch arid Chain,  and orders altogether the largest  amount of goods from the Catalogue,;  the. Second Prize" to the winner who  orders the second largest amount, and  so/on...' 'If hot more; than" twenty -win  and receive the,. Watch1 and Chain, and  and. if these do not buy anything' from  the Catalogue, the -.,whole' of the prize  money will be equally, divided among  them; giving $2'5 each; All amounts  in this, advertisement are . taken'' at the  .exchange Of $5'to'.������ t.'��������� ,7 :,,  .".. 5-.'./A form-will be sent free to,you  which must be filled ujj and forwarded-  to reach ..us !by Dec. 25th of "all goods  ordered on, account of these .prizes'.  6. The ...names and addresses of.  cash prize winners will be/printed in  the Times, Daily Telegraph and Standard; of London, oh Dec. 31st next,  and. subsequently in the New'York  Herald. Drafts for the Prizes will be  posted the same day. 7  ��������� 7. Write your name and address in  full every time you write us to avoid,  mistake's../ "'/''   .'������������������ ,���������"  : .8..:. Orders for these  Prizes maybe'  sent in , separately : from, time' to  time,  and you will be credited with' the total  :of all when you send in tlie report form ���������  as above. ".' ������������������ ...  9. When sending orders'please  remember that the letter postage to  England is 5 cents per half ounce, and  if insufficient postage is used the letter  is liable to go. astray.    ���������,/.  NEXT   DOOR   TO   B.   NyA.   EANK,  Call /and; see  one of t;he,most;' complete  stocksof Stationterj, WallPa^  enay country, yy-:'X' :/.';v /-..'-y-y .,-XX:,777::.  Send your answer at price.!    You are  sure to'win a Prize if correct, while  even if riot correct it costs you nothing.        //"   .       ':[:y\ ''- ���������������������������-.  The'  ADDRESS���������."..'.,'   ;.  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PEOPLE WH������ SUFFER  from sleeplessness, dizziness, shortness  of breath, smothering feeling-, palpitation of the heart,  pains through the,  breast an d heart,  anxious, morbid con-  ������ dition of the mind,  groundless fears of coming danger,  ansemia or impoverished blood, after  effects of la grippe, general debility,  etc.,  should  TRY THESE PSkLS  as they cure these complaints. Every box  is guaranteed to give satisfaction or  money refunded through the party from  whom, the pills were purchased, and we  authorize them to do so on the strength  of the above statement.������This offer is  limited to the first box used by any one  gerson.������ T.������ Miususs Si Ga# TcrsstSr  Blank Books, Ghurcli Books, Ink, School  olies, Wedding/Stationery, -Cloth' Bound  Books,, lliisical Goods and Sporting Goods,  &c,,:.in;endless; varietj. ���������;       '���������������������������:-:]-y'\ -/'���������/;.:  /:-^-.^.^,;Q  'y We. pay- special attention to have a full  line of  CfiOIGE STftTIONERY.  jg:.'I>Ofnfl  PnocTOK. & McMillan Bjros. /  i OF   BALFOUR ,,:  .  ���������     : .   -       -. ; ..,.  Manufacture'a first-class article in Pressed Bricft'; they are selling at low figures. Any sized order attended to' promptly.. Full  particulars from any of our agents.  Kaslo  II. BVF.RS.  Sandon  EM. SANDILANDS.  il  IL  Nelson  E. TRAVIS  Next   Door to   B. JST. A. Bank,  Sandon, B. C.  h-.  ������}���������::.  s&  Yfi#  I  ������n ���������     1  ���������* 1          ���������_____-_^_. __.������   ^.3���������-. ��������� *t&^'^. ������������������������������������ ������������������������������������  ������������������  ��������� *-   ������������������ T ii.irinirrr*Pii'Ui l^p���������  ��������� ������������������>��������� w^i"i"L  ��������� J "rf ��������� Tf 1.^ ^-7-^ Tr-^^T1    mT���������T   ��������� ��������� l"-pF^*   i     . wi    m^a      ������������������  -���������'���������r ���������������������������������������������������    i     ".   I"*~*~'  i ^n . r       ^li      "*'.,��������� 1-  ���������   ,       .       ������������������ A i. ���������       i,i,   ..f'     '������   '.���������      ������������������>.     i.   i ,���������   i   ,',  r. ll   j*���������. ������������������    irr ,1.   t "  ������������������ ''   '  . '".'   -        '   ,V_J"1       i *'      .     .*        ".\*\    ���������*  .    ���������' l->'    .   ..     .  >p     ���������*-i*r,-'-^' SATUKDAT. OCTOBER 30; 1897.  THE-MraiNG.:;REyiEW.  Depths   to   Which   Men  for Ore.  RUDL-  Burrow  Temperature   Problerij���������Great   Speed   of  ���������.'���������'������������������:' ,   ��������� the Hoists. .     '. :'  How deep down into this  earth that  -���������', we e,xist oil can man penetrate ?  ,/,/,   This has been-an   unsolved problem  ever since the search for metals in the  earth began.   In following up the veins  "���������;' ./.of the ores man has   progress eel. from  the shallow, pits   of   th     ancients .to  depths that from decade to decade grow  deeper, and yet the problem of development appears to be but slightly greater  as vast  depths,- are   attained.     It   is  ���������   probable that a similiar.question as ,to  ./���������'���������" how deep a man can dive in water,; for  water exerts ji pressure snd  resistance.  ..;/  and the depths pf'a man's, dive   ther'e-  ,7 fore   will   remain ''.entirely ^with   his  7 strength and endurance.  ,jv        .-  ,   ...   Before explosives were known, before  steam   and  powder   drills   were   ever  /.thought of, the old   Eselschacht   mine'  at Kuttenberg,/Bohemia, .vas sunk . to  a depth of 3800 feet.   To-dhy with  our  knowledge of .explosives and the   great  7    advance iu machinery for .-overcoming  ;..'    im tnral difficulties, there appears '..no'  /limit to'the'depth that  we'can   pone-  ��������� : . trate into_theground.. The matter  of  /temperature would fiertainly, be ofthe  greatest hindrance, to mining nt groat  ' '...depth's,: but':��������� observations   show7. that  / temperature .varies   much , in ' deep  ���������������������������'���������-,'.mine's according to location:    'For in-'  'stance, in Sioeria, where thegrdtind is  :������������������..; frozen-to a depth of 800 feet, it is highly probable that man could  penetrate  7there to a depth of eight or ten , thous-'  .and feet and fiird-bait-littlc difficulty in;  ,/;tiie way"..of heat. 7 Given,; the" Jiidnce-  '.men.tinthe shape of/metaf/'7.be .will  ,/burrow into the earth just as'far,<ig .the  ; dire holds but, or "until . heat/or \ some  ; other unknown- barrier 'prevents   fur-:  tber'exploitation.   ,;/ ���������'.        / ;  .. , The deepest 'hole in'tho ground  today, wherein'it is possible for   man; to  descend tb.'the very bottom, is that of  , the Bed Jacket shaft' of the   Calumet  and Hticla Copper Mining Company at  ;   "Lake". 'Linden,   Mich....'./This, shaft, a  vertical-one, has now reached the enormous depth of 4000'feet^ Or but   a ' few  :.'.��������� hundred feet short of a mile.   Tt   has  ..six compartments/an-I its width,   alse  ".-��������� something tu marvel at; is 14x22i- feet.  /Every toot of the sides of this/shaft  is  timbered, an enormous am.o'rint of timber being   ti'sed   in   its. construction  ^The timbers,'if'placed iiva continuous  :.row, would extend from'the Art Mtisc-  : urn, Cnicag'o, almost to Buffalo/ Three  million feet pf Georgia, pine was. used  in the shaft,s'construction", which' was  sunk at the rate.of seventy-eight feet a  "���������month,"arid"; .had   the   company   kept  men steadily at work   it   would   have  .taken sixty-fi v.. months to  have, completed the work to its   present   depth.  '.' One would imagine that at- ths   great  mine is that,of the   Produit* ; Colliery  er.inpj'my_at'' Alons, Belgium, which has  'reached a depth   pf. '3927   feet.   ' The  deepest tin.mine  is/the   Dolcoath ',, at  Cornwall, England, this/property' having already .attained .the depth-of 2,000  feet. ..The Dolcoath tin mine has. been  worked so long that even tradition does  not give the time oi its opening-.    The  deepest, now worked silver mine is  the  Adelbcrt at Przilu-am,'Bobeinia, with a  depth of 3673 feet. Out   an/ abandoned  shaft of u silver mine   in   Kuttenbery,  Bohemia, is 3778'fe'et iiwlepth.  ... In tho.sjiaruh_for diamonds'. tlioJCim-  bcrley;, mhW/^Oape   Colony,   - South  Africa, hits surik'its shaft to' the great  depth of 1261 ;fcct,,fahd   is,, therefore,  the deepestdiainond   mine   on   earth.  The De'Beers  diamond/:mihe   of   the  same place; is .now   down' 1007   feet.  Both 'of these mine are   sinking ' frpni  day to day, and.it is probable,that  the  blue ground, tlie ore of diamonds,  will.  con tinu'c",to: hold out to twice  or   even  three times the present depths. .   ;������������������':    ''  '���������. The, enormous consumption  of timber in'mines is something "for  one '.to  marvel at.,. The total length' of, shafts  and galleries, in tho Comstock mines of  /Nevada is nearly 300 miles, and : it /.is  computed that up to the present, time  120,000 acres' of .the  'Sierra' Nevada's  choicest''forests ii round   Lake   Taboo  and 75,000 acres around the headwaters  .of.the Carson river liayobcnn  denuded  to   line   the   mines.     The" Comstock  mines have been called "The Tomb, of.  the Sierras,"   for it   has   denuded   of  timber an area of ;'305; miles   long   by  one mile wide.  //        . ',���������"'���������  ���������; The deepest mines of the - earth"'.'' are-  the.greatest in output. To date the also  Calurriet and Hccla. copper '.mine   of  Michigan has,paid, irt: dividends   the  vast sui'n/6f,������48,850,000, and ;regularly,  each three months it pays So  dividend,  on each'share, of stock.   The   Kimber-  ley and Do Beers diamond iniri'esfc have  paid enormous dividends, equal it/not  more than the;'Calumet' and   Heela  company,   The Tamarack copper mine  bus paid nearly.'85,000,000;.. The.- Kennedy , mine- of California.   . has "paid  ������2,000,000, arid the Dolcoath , tin  mine  of England "ii,iS paid; vast   sums: into  the pockets.01   its., stockholders   from  time im memorial..' 7   .'  BETTER.THAJnt KLONDYKE.  Mrs.E. Winkworth, -Morrison street.  Niagara Falls,,Out., says : 1 was attacked by, kidney trouble about two years  ago, and steadily grew worse until  November Inst, when" I became so low  that I thought I would live only .live  a short time longer. The Doctor here  pronounced my case a complication of  ���������Brights disease and ' dropsy, and said  I could not get; well; Dr.. Macdonal-.l  advised .me'.to try' Doan's Kidney, Pills,  as it wasmy .only chance to get -well;,  I. did _so and truly can say' that I owe  my life to following his" advice for'I  urn string/and. well to-day.. . My life  lias been-spared, to my three ���������'childrenV  and I think ..Doan's" Kidney Pills are  worth their weight in gold'."  Si  ION/SAW;.SHINGLE 1 PLUMB ffl  r������ ������^vVr^vV-'v\A^O-r^^^'V ������  Have, in, stock or cut to order on. short notice, all kinds of  Rough and  Dressed Lumber.    "r** ........       , .     .  ,.  Dimension' stuff up to 46 feet long.  -.,' When a baby  smiles in its sleep  it is tlie mother's  at'  ^\\v='-~~^--*i-'3;/'<\\" ii- i1* me raoiner:  i^K*--:<^������������|''-:/XVy fond belief/ thai  p������v^\'-a.?iy������������.vV'V an angel is, kiss  k$Mr7' ''i/.-' fv, i'.".V\?A \V ins it- No woniar.  hzi^M-^<dfz'^m\\^ attains   '"���������--  ���������-  >������*&.\-������W\   ^yiT-. ma 11 ho  NW������*;  oman  the    su-  joy of wood  until  lie:   knows    the  x caressing touch  first-horn's  g-ers.     No  \vo-  knows   the  supreme 'sorrow  w.l'iirfi^r-f^i   ", ���������-   ���������'.       of. womanhood  :'( fe'>=   h?--\ ���������    ��������� ,       until she' sees her  A: Dangerous" Character.  ..depth of nearly 5,000:feet the. temper-  ���������/���������' /ature would be .unbearable; but not'so;  for,at the bottom  of the -lied. Jacket  ���������'���������    /shaft it averages seventy-nine degrees,  .    and when drills'are at work it   climbs  .'three degrees Mgher.  : '  The great difference in   temperature  ������������������/. jn mines may be demonstrated by the  Yellow. Jacket shaft of  the   Comstock  ���������    jode in Nevada..;. At the 2700 foot level  of this property the water temperature  was 153 degrees and tlieair 125degrees.  At a di-vpth of 3065 feet the water .was'  '������������������"'   170 degrees, Fahrenheit, ^and   the   air:  149 ddgrees.   At such heat the miners  .worked onlv in shifts of less than- an  hour,-and even then it was, trying   to  ��������� them.-". ,'"."���������;. ;   ".'-.������������������  ':.������ The water at the bottom of the Eed  Jacket shaft is a strong 'solvent;highly  mineralised, and is a strong corrosive.  ��������� .It has the effect of rotting the 'miners'  clothes, and after frequent .hanciling  will produce ugly boils on the body.  The hoisting plant of she Red Jacket  shows the wonderful  advancement   in  lifting   machinery     during  the"' last  few years.   This hoist; is   capable   of  lifting ten tons of rock or ore   at   the  rate of fifty  feet for   each   second   pf  time.    In   lowering   or   hoisting   the  workmen a,speed 0. over 100 feet each  ������econd is not unusual,  though' a  less  ' greater speed is usually   the case,   because of the  comfort   of  the   miners.  The Red Jacket  shaft  is   the   denpest  mine shafts on earth, but as   no   work  .   lias been done on tho lode  b.clow 3,300  /"cut, it is  not,  therefore," tlio   deep<'st  worked mine, for the. Tamarack copper  niin<-'of Michigan  holds   that   ri cord  Tlie Tnmarack shaft is now clown 4,501 i  feet, and it  is   planned  to   carry   the  shaft down to 5,()00 feet i.reyeii further.  The old Eureka,  gold   mine   of-Sutter  Creeic,   Cal.,  reached   tiie.^2.200   l'( 01  level when it shut down.   Tl.e K nned'>  gold iniue of Jackson, 'Jul., is now milling gold at a. depth of 2,250.  feet,   and  di  which.'depth    was   discovered   the  greatest body of ore ever found  in   the  property..       The lArgnnaut   (nine   in  Arnador���������County,   Cal.,   is   down   1400  feet, and tlie Oneida, gold mini!   of  the  same county if sinking   tor  1700   feel  The California,   mine   of .Colorado   is  , down 2260 feel, ami an aba iidonc-d sail  0." the coal mine, owned by   the   1'hi'a-  dclphia. and   Reading    Coal   and .Iri>u  company, at Pottsville, Pa., is iii ilej th  2000 feet.'  The Maria gold mine in Przibr.-mi;  Austria, is the. deepest worked gold  mine on earth, it having reached a  depth of 3231 feet.   The   deepest   coal  .,; On -Wednesday night a,man/named  J. Viindell assaulted a " woman   named  Lucille. ;Langie.   .Next', morning .the  woman laid . ,-������n   information "agains".  him. iind.in the absence : of  Constable  Cox. F. C. Lung set out" to arrest   the  offender.'-- Vandeli had, however, made,  himself acarce, and'W. C; 'Miller'  was'  dispatchedjn search: :of:liimi<finding  him at McLaughlin's camp,  where he  had been drinking.    The'' accused   was  'brought irita town   and   -wanted' 'bail.  Mr;, Warren J; P. was sent for "and' was  about to go up town to see the /parties  whose names the prisoner gave as  his  sureties, when the prisoner wanted to  go too,-and said he'was not going to be  gaoie'd^by them.    The   prisoner   then  setupoii. Messrs.   Lalig   aiid , Warren,  hitting, kicking and/scratching      Mr.  Lang had to use bis baton and pluckily  stuck to the man,  succeeding   in   lodging him back in   the' cells   but. not  uiitii   he , had   bruised   Mr.. Warren  about the body and had cut Mr.   Lang  badly about the neck  and   face.      Dr  Taylor had to be called, in   to-attend  ���������the-injuries-sustained -by- both   Mr.  Lang   and   the  prisoner.     The   Gold.  Commissioner was telegraphed for this'  morning and on   his   arrival'  Vandall.  will be  brought up   for   punishment.'  Thisis the'man who cleaned   put   the  town last Christmas. ;Sucii characters  are not wanted in this country and   we  hope that the court will make   an   example of him   by   imposing   the   full  penalty of the law.     A. repetition'  of  this sort of thing must be   stopped   at  ajlhazards.���������Golden Era.  baby in  the  cold  ���������".���������,.'       '', embrace of death.  Thousands of women daily achieve womanhood's supremest joy, only to meet, a  ...few days, or weeks or months' later, its  supremest sorrow. This is because so  many babies arc born into the world with  the seeds of death already sown in their  little bodies. If a .woman would have  healthy, robust-children, strong and able  to withstand the. usual little illnesses of  childhood, she must "look before she  leaps." ...    '   '���������, ���������.  If a woman will take the proper care of  har health;'in^a womanlyAvay. during- tffe  period of prospective, maternity, she may  protect,herself against much pain and suffering, and; possible death; and,insure the.  .health of her child.    Dr. Pierce's Favorite  Prescription is the greatest of all medicines  for prospective mothers. ���������  It acts directly  on the delicate and'important organs that  bear the burdens of maternity and makes  them strong, healthy, vigorous and elastic.  It allays   inflammation., heals   ulceration  soothes'paiu and tones the tortured nerves.  It banishes the usual  discomforts'of the  expectant period and "makes babv's advent  to this world easy and almost, painless.    If  insures an ample: supply ot. nourishment-..;  It is-the greatest known .nerve  tonic and  nivig-orator for women.     All good-dealers '  sell-it.    Say "No" and  stick to it when'  urged to accept a"substitute   said  to  be  just as  good, as- Dr.   Pierce's   Favorite'  Prescription."    ':  "I hn'd miscarried twice and was 'so weak I  could not stand on my feet," writes Mrs. Minnie  Smith,-P. M.,,pf Lowell, Lane Co.", Oregon. "I  took two bottles of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription and now haven healthy baby and ain  stronger than for twelve years." ���������       ' ' ������������������ '���������  The. quick constipation - cure ��������� Doctoi  ; Pierce's Pleasant Pellets. Never, gripe.  Accept 110 substitutes-or imitations.  wmm  Sn Spring T'rne get Put4e4.B!bc������*  .7 -by .using  B.B:B.   ./'/���������'','  . No other renfedy possesses/such per-  ���������"fect cleansing,/healing and:'purifying  liropertics as Burdock Blood',-Bitters.  It not. only cleanses'.'internally,''-'but- it  heals, when, applied .externally, all  sores ulcers, abscesses, scrofulous sores,  ��������� blotches, ^eruption's,- etc., leaving the  skin . clean and .pure' as %��������� babe's/  Taken internally it removes:all moibid,  effete or waste matter from'tlie system,'  and thoroughly regulates all the organs  of the body, restoring ,the stomach,  liver, bowels and blood to healthy  action. ���������    ���������' '��������� ,     /  ������������������7     STOUT PEOPLE.      '  Stout people are in great danger of  having the heart muscles gradually  weakened by-infiltration of fat. .This  Can be prevented, by the use of Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills. Mr.  James Kelly, Hamilton, Ont., says:  "I have been sick,and. feeble for live  years, with a weak, fluttering heart,  sinking feeling, nervousness, shortness  of breath, etc.; but am now glad to say  that Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills  havo completely removed all my heart  und nerve troubles, and given mo back  my.health."   .  v:,':}.'     'DRESS AND     ;     V  IViSNTLE MAKING  At,reasonable rates, and on the shortest notice. SHOP on Sloean ; Star  street, three doors east of .The Mining  Review office. ������������������ ...  j". ;;.-TK^IL;B.X..  -.  f   Has mines and mining stocks for  sale; will try to protect Investors.  LOTS FOR SALE IN  TRAIL AND DEER PARK.  Will examine and report 011 mines.  Twenty-eight years' experience in  mining;.   Come or write.  F. M. Gray/  H. C.-Holdon.  ..HOLDEi  ���������Jg^ PAINTERS  ���������ifANUERS, Ac.., Ac.  PA !  A  largo   slock   el. \Val!  constantly on hand.  ���������'cr,'   Ao.,  BABV WAS CURED.  *  ���������* .  ���������fi Dear Sirs,���������I can highly recom- ^������  4- mend Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild ������������������������  4. Strawberry.   It cured my' baby- o������ <fr  4. diarrhoea after all other means failed, *���������  ������{��������� so I Rive it fjreat praise.   It is excel- 4-  ^������ lent for. all bowel complaints, i 4-  + ��������� Ml������s. CHAS. BOTT; Harlow, Ont. '*  + . . ��������� ��������� *���������.  * .   ���������"���������  * THE HEAD MASTER <-  j* Gentlemen,���������I have found jrrcat "f*  ^ satisfaction in the use of Dr. Fowler's  T  * Extract of Wild Strawberry, and con- T  * sider it invaluable in air cases of X  "r diarrhoea  and  summer  complaint.  Wo get oui 1'iaiius from tlio Last at  reduced figures and give our customers  tin; benefit.  ���������Can be found at Ciiiuk's hotel'or tho  Balmoral.  otve ps   A  CAI.I..  2  It is a pleasure to mc to recommend  ~  2 it to the public.  A  R. B. MASTERTON, Principal,  High School, River Charlo, N.B.^  6a������? fciO  4*  he  Mini ii  g Koview  Bandied by all  i\ewsaeaiers.  KILN DRIED LUMBER AND rvlOULOINGS; EQUAL TO AftY IMPORTED.  " A.-.large;.st6ck;:Qf'all.kinds of BUJLOSBS' SUPPLIES 'suitable/to the local  trade now,on hand, including / fij{_|^ QRJE0 Flooring, Rustic Shiplap,,  Rebated Door Jambs, Plowed Pulley Styles, Square arid Moulded Casing, Plain  arid ���������'���������Moulded Base, V j0jnt' .Ceiling, Beaded AVainscoting; also a ������reat  variety of Moulds, including Crown, Bed, ;Boelection, AVainsCote Gaping ���������;  Cornice and Sprung Moulds, as well as "a variety of Cove', Quarter and Half  Rounds, O.G.. arid Square Stops, Parting-Beads,, Square and Beaded Balusters,1  Roof -Rolls��������� Grounds, and all kinds of finishing materials. ���������*���������',  /HAVING LATELY RECEIVED A CAR LOAD Of":       "     '  '���������    ' ''  AND WINDOWS  ��������� IN-A- GREAT VARIETY :OF'STYLES AND SIZES7   ' ���������,.     .,���������'������������������ ,,   ���������.,'.''  ������������������I. am now.'able to supply the. public, without delay, with anything in this line,  of a first-class quality, and.at rock bottom prices.  j   ALSO AVARIETTOF TURNiNGS, BRSCKLTS, SC.  Newel Posts, Turned.Bali'isters, Verandah., Truss'and other FaricyBrackets.  Table Legs. .(morticed),- Corner and Plinth Blocks, Turned Stool Tops,' &c.    -  . Alsoin stock some of tlie best Shingles'.manufactured.'  ., An inspection of my stock is requested.,;  ���������  ���������'������������������'���������''' /.'   ���������'���������"/ ���������".���������' .'."'":'':'-;  .'      T,  R  l.E.Palmer, B.A;, Sc. \HayeS^&:>;  Provincial Land 'Surveyor,  ,.     .    , ;     Sandon.'. ;  , Agents���������Eand & iWallbridse.  M. L. Grimmett,; l.l.b.  Bahkisticr;1.   Solicitor,'   Notary  ; Poptic,'Eac. .;/'���������''���������'���������������������������.  ':'. Saiidon,-    B.C.'  J.J.  Godfrey. W. J. Bowser, -L'.t'.B  .���������'.' F. L, Christie, L. L. B; '7 ���������    '  Bowser, Godfrey  & Christie.  i,  , ,���������.".'      ���������,...,/  "������������������    Bariiisters, Solicitors, Etc.   ���������  Sandon, B7C / ���������" Vancouver, 'B;'0,  .     Manufacturersand Dealers in  ������������������'. .'Stoves' ':,r.'.���������, ;/"v;        ���������','���������':  "'.'PUENACES'-;" " '.   .     ... .���������'������������������'  |TE0ED: TINWARE / .  eOPPERWARE' "7 "'.   '������������������;'.  GALVANIZED IRONWARE  '/'    AIR PIPES . ''/���������:'     //'-":i'"  .',  '   '/ "PANS;  ;'. ���������.;���������-.. ���������"     ;���������'.���������.'  Mining Work a S|.  cialty.v     ".; .'"  /.���������'.!'.'.    ; ���������'"'���������', S.VNDON, B. C.  FINEST   CUISINE   IN KOOTENAY.  :T  e  >ei   :.;t^ti^^^  Wm. SunKow, Proprietor and Manager.  First-class in everv piirlicular.  /Newiy, furnished. -'.B^st Liquors.-   ������������������'  Geo, Lovatt, Prop.  .  . Don't fdrget our CH������f1F FUEL.    Short Slabs $ 1.25, cartload^elivere'd.  ;': 'V'THE   :  CSB  ���������"- The undersigned begs to.inform the'ladies.;of Sandon and vicinity that she  has opened a new Ladies Furnishing.Store1 in Sandon. '-        ';  1 '-n���������  on Min Cody wud,  are now/ready for  business, and are.brewing '     '."   ,,, '"   '  [.'): M J- /HENRt/''.;::..  NUR SERYfiaH ���������b flori/t  VANCOUVER, B.C.:  GreenlioHse,.Nursery, Apiary and Post-'  olhce Address, 604 Westminster Road.  ;_' Large-stock of flowering bulbs  for-'  '.all plunting, at eastern prices or.less.  Finest stock  of transplanted' three  or Jotir-y ear-old fruit tree's I ever offered.  ^ An extra;choice assortment.of small  ;  irmt plants and briislies,roses,ornament-  ais, etc., at tbe lowest cash prices.  :  N(j AGENTS! Send for a catalogue  oeloreplacn.g your orders, it will pay  you. *   J  NOW'-ARRJl/fNG  will make her stock most complete in all departments.    Styles in every iine;the  very,latest.; goods the very best/and prices the jf.ery lowest.  / . ;'    ';  Shopthree doors west from Sandon Hotel.   ...        ,:  EXTA PINE -LAGER BEER, '  PORTER ..and BOTTLED'BEER. I sel'vice.  '     ...   IF  Y0U7ARE,       .'/   ;7  DO NOT FORGET  THREE lIlflPORTANT POINTS.  ,. FIRST���������Go via St. Paul because the linos to  lhat, point  will   aflord   yoii  the very^best  Dreyer <fe Hoffiiieier.  ������������������'���������//������������������'���������''���������'ife^i^fefe^^:  Flooring,.Siding,.Wide Giear Fir and Cedar, Wainscoting, Ceilings',  Mouldings, Moulded 'Casings, Finishing Lumber, Brackets, Lath;  Shingles, etc., etc. '" .'.'������������������ . ���������'���������������������������'"������������������  Entire bills of Finishing Lumber.furnished. '   ,  ,���������       . ~  .      . ���������      '���������������������������'.      ���������,, '-. .-   ,,;.  ,. . ^    '.        .." 7 7 .���������....:'���������.  .   Orders taken for Sash, Store.Fronts, Bars, Refrigerators,  7 Store and Office Fixtures', and Firc-prOof;Safes.  ������M.*M.M.*'..M./"..M,,������i>,.,.k,.i,,*,,n,,.UM.,.l,;,l  ^SECOND���������See that the cupon  bevonrl   <5i'������������������'���������������������������'  Paul r?a,is via tlieWtnconHinCeiitrarbecauBe  hat line makes close connections with ail'-  Jnlon^Wnf0,ltJneiltaI.'.'l,nes entering the-'  Union Depot there, and its service is first: ;'  class in every particulnr. v.- ,;. :...  THIRD���������For in formation,    call  on   vonr-  '"?������!, b.?='i *?d frie������d-the nearest ticket ageSt;f:  ���������J.nd ask for a ticket readingWiathe Wis^  cousin Central lines, or address   ��������� ,    ������ ���������'   . T. -  THE.;.-.  Jas. Pond,  Gen. Pas. Agt,  ��������� '3Iiln-stukee, Wis.  or Geo. S. Batty,  General Agent. ��������� '  2-10 Stark St.,7   .'  ,   Portland, Or.  SANDQN, B. C.  ���������;��������� American Planf S3.50 pet;-day. ?  ^ European Plan,-,:S2.00 per-day.;/v  r.. '.' v-'.'       ,-������������������'���������.        ���������:\'l  I Strictly First-class/. :  5;  :MRS;'M. A. SMITH, Prop:   f]  FALLS 5-flORlHERU>>���������::"   ^:  ;;"   RED MOUNMIN RflJLWAr  .FACTORY AND YA]ID NEXT TO ELECTRIC. POW^R-HOUSE,      SANDON.  ���������M.I'W,l,>,WM.#,bMWliM1('H'1if  in.t'<ki*\wt*<,t*\if  THE ONLY EOUTE to TJK, AIL CREEK  and the mineral districts of' the'Colville Res-'  ervation   Nelson, Kaslo, Kootenay ,  Lakoand Sloean points.    ���������-.; -���������'."'���������-''���������"-.'  . DAILY: KXCEPT SUNDAY, BETWEEN  SP0Ka.NE;E0SSLAND AND NELSON  I.BAVE  10.00a.m..  S.10 a.m.  ABSrVK  .Rossland..;.;..;.3.40 p.m.  ono ���������y-".,--"-.������������������.���������������������������Nelson.....;,...6.00 p.m.  8.00 a.m.-.- Spokane..........6.00 p.m.  No change of cars-between Spokane and/  ���������;7. , 7';     -���������������������������:- ./Rossland. :-i  1 r.CIT������so oouneotioiis' at Nelson with steamers  for.Ii.aslo aud.all Kootenay lakepolnte/  ������������������,ssonsers !������r Kettle river and Boundary .  creek connect at Marcus with stage daily....-     ;  AGENTS FOR GURNEY'S  STOVES ftND RANGES.  ilORTHERir  I      PACIFIC: RAILWAY.  ���������'..; Solid Vestibule Trains.;'  , '    .    /.Modern' Equipment.  THROUGH: TICKETS  to Tacoma,  Seattle,  Victoria, Vancouver, Portland, and California.:Points.  St. Paul, St. Louis, Chicago, New  York, Boston, and all Points East, also  European S. S.tickets.   ,  time  schedule.  No. 1. West  No. 2. East  Depart  Depart  18.55 p.m.  7.00 a.m.  ������  We have eveiy   ^  "facility.'for ���������  turnino; out.the  ^  ������*  ���������    ���������    ^  best Milling and 4������  Commercial  Work that can  be executed.  7t  ^���������$^g$F?r  >������3  For . .information, time-cards, maps and  tickets, call on or.writeF. I>. GIBBS, general  agent, Spokane, Wash.; or A..- D. Charlton,  assistant passenger agent. No. 255 Morrison  street, corner Third, Portland. Oregon.  Kaslo and" Slocan  Railway.  4&  Hardware and Granite Ware,  and all kinds of Household Furnishing Goods.  Workers in Sheet-Iron and Copper  work of all kinds. ���������  TTIflE  C/IRD.  Leave S.OO a.m.        Kaslo      Arrive 3.50 p.m.  S.30   "       South Folk      "    ' 3.15 ���������'  "      0..1G   " Spoules "      2.15 "  0.51."       Whitewater.*  '      2.00 ���������'  "     10.0.3   "        Bear Lake       " .    1.48 "  "'    10.187"        McGuigan        "      1.33 "  "     lO.n.-*   "   Cody Junction   "      1.12 "  ArrtvclO.oO   " Sandon      Leave 1.00 ."  CODY LINE.  Leave 11.00 a.m.  "     11.20   '���������  Sandon  . Cody  Arrive 11.45 a.m.  Leave 11.25   "  Subject to chance without notloe.  Trains run on Pacific Standard Timo.  I.'OMRKT IRVING,  G. F. & P. A.  !eview.  Orders taken for,Printing  at  Cliffe's   Bookstore  will receive prompt  attention.  m Hn-iriMi  ''������F2?M!l'  Strictly firsi-clnss.  GEO.. F. COPELAND,  Superintendent.  j Capt. M. A. Mordisox, Manager.  MoimisoN & McDonald, Proprietors.  Good 'Sample Rooms and  all other essential;; of a first-class house.  If 1.  ������moker  A AVell-finishnd Pipe, the best sample  of Tobnoco, Cigars and Cigarettes procurable���������and /I.-VCOB KELSEN has  tliem. He has also the latest arrival of  Jb'ruits, and Billiard Tables for recreation.   Givo hitn a call.  fan Pacific  Mlway     AM Soo Pacific.  The Most Direct Route to all Points in  Canada, United States and Europe.  DAILY SERVICE.  Baggage checked   through to  destination  without change.  E^^"TJie' Only liine  operating tourist cars to Toronto, Montreal  and Boston without change, also through  cars to Sk Paul daily.  Luxurious  Sleepei-s   and   Magnificent  Dining: Cars on all Trains.  Trains leave Sandon il-1 o'clock, dailj, connections with  steamers for the north,  except Monday; and south dally,  except Sundays.  mm  ate  "'i'sr.*!?"  Call on nearest C. P. K. agent forlurther  particulars, It will save you time and money  A. C. McAKTHUB. agent, Sandon;  H. M. iMucfrregor, traveling passenger  agont, Nelson ; Geo.McL.Brown district  passenger agent, Vancouver.  ������������������^'^'TW'^r-  '���������7^"rPT������rr"' _ *.r .._  <fc.  jftSS  4  MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.  All the latest magazines at Cliffe's  bocikstore..  ��������� The small boys are out already  skir-  -,'.���������' uiishing with their hockey sticks.  Mr. Spencer is holding .weekly.hops  for the winter, on- Friday evenings, in  his hall.. ���������' . : '.'  Jack-frost is beginning to get in his  work, ice on still water being generally  seen these mornings.-,     ', .   : ;  They are forcing the season at Cliffe's  bookstore, and have on hand a large  stock of the best hockey sticks...  Pitts Bros., are excavating with a  vinw to erecting a new store on the  vacant lot next the Golden building.  Five cars  of 40,000 lbs. of ore were  taken   out   by  the   C. P; R.  the past  week, three for  the Reco and two for  ��������� the Star.  A horseman was fined   in  the police  court here the other day. for hiring out  .,,' horses that were unfit. to do  the work  required of themi  Pierson & Fisher's new hotel wid be  opened by a ball this Saturday evening, an.d supper will be served at 11.30  at the Kootenay hotel by Mr. Ftirnival.  P. Burns & Go.  are erecting a  very'  large cold storage ware-house just east  of the   old   C. P. It. depot...   This will  serve them a  useful purpose for.dis  , tributiiig. ������������������ ���������  .t, ���������    ,  The dish washer at the Sandon hotel  wont out in the back yard on Sunday  night in the dark, and fonud the.creek  nearer than he thought it wasi An  hour or two at the stove drying clothes  ,  was the sequel. ..- ������    ,   ���������  Messrs. Dreyer & Heffmeier, thc New  York brewers, are building a very large  cellar at the back of their brewery, for  the storage of lager beeri'of which they  are manufacturing a large quantity of  a superior quality.  Notwithstanding the reply ;"of'England to the monetary commissioners  the price of silver.keeps up at 58:{- and  lead at ������3.78. It takes more than the  opinion of the majority of one parliament to mould th". world.  '.', Sandohites are now circulating a  petition for the establisment of a customs house here, which isbeing signed  by every one. It is simply ridiculous  to have the claims of a place of the  importance of Sandon overlooked or  ignored so long..  ��������� Work is now commenced on the extension of the Wonderful trail to the |  Idaho basin. This will render it possible to ship the ore of the Queen Bess,  Cumberland and all the other mines in  that quarter, this way, if considered  desirable. The cost will be about  $1,000.;...';.: 7  Our hockeyists are skirmishing for  the season's operations. . Last year  they cleaned out,everything from' Dan  toBeersbeba and kept it cleaned out  the season through. They are fully  resolved on retaining their well-earned  laurels pf last season, the coming  , winter."' ' '   '..,  The contractor for the new fire hall  has a force of men at work on the  foundation, clearing awav the old  building and excavating for the new  one. The now hall in size and appointments, With our additional waterworks, will give the place the best protection in the country:  THE MINING REVIEW;  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30,   1897.  An Orange lodge with over twenty  members was opened at Sloean, City,  last week by the Sandon delegates.  See the immense, stockof tiew novels  and new stationary at Cliffe's 'bookstore. Anything in office stationary  that may, be required   is  in   stock   in  great variety..'       ������������������������������������ ;   ,.'/';  , The last link in tho steps to the  Methodist church is receiving the  finishing touches. In addition to the  church goers all . esidents of Sunnyside  will find this a great convenience.  The Rev. T. Mtmzies, who-wa_s Presbyterian pastor here for some time has  gone to the coast and is' likely to remain there. -He niade hosts of friends  while here among-.all classes, as he is  one of those e'ery day men who never  experiences any inconvenience in  adapting himself to the necessities of  his surroundings, whatever ���������', they ��������� are.  Tlie 'Rkview wishes him all manner of  success arid prosperity in all his future  undertakings. ' , ���������' .;     .  THE LIFE-GIVING PINES.  The breath of the pines is tlie breath  of life to, the consumptive. Norway  Pine Syrup contains the pine virtue,  and cures coughs, colds, bronchitis,  asthma, hoarseness, aud all throat  troubles." ���������     '���������'.'.'      <   /  KOK OVER FIFTY YEARS.  TMrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been  ���������used by millions of mothers for their children  while teething. If disturbed at night and  brokenofyourrestby.a sick child, suffering  and crying withpain of cutting teeth." Send  at once and get a bottle, el "Mrs. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup" for children teething.' It  will relieve tlie poor little sufferer immediately. Depend upon it/mothers, there Is "no  mistakeabout it. It cures diarrhoea, regulates  the stomach and bowels, cures Wind Colic,  soitens the gums and reduces Inflammation,  and gives, tone and energy to the svstem.  "Mis. Winslow's Soothing Syrup" lor children  teething is pleasant to the taste and is the  prescription'-oi one of the oldest and best  lemalephysicians and nurses in the United  Slates. Price twenty-five cents a bottle.  Said by all druggists throughout the world.  Be sure and ask lor "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing  Syrup."       " . '       ���������-.,,'  PROVIDENCE FUR C0!VIPANY,  49,.Westminster St., Pkoatden-og, .It: L  Wants all kinds of. Raw Furs, Skins,  Ginseng, Seneca, &c. Full prices guaranteed. Careful-selection, courteous  treatment, - immediate ��������� * remittance.  Shipping'Tags, -Rone's,'" furnished free.  Write for latest price circulars.  Wanted.  For Sale or to  Rent  Dwelling house, lormerly occupied  by  Pete  Annance.   Apply to  BOWSER, GODFREY & CHRISTIE.  Notice.  AT THE   HOTELS.  Sandon���������D.J.\V< ir, Mrs.Murphy.New  Denver; D.L.Manchester,Ottawn; R.Mc-  Dougall; H. J. McDonald, Bear Lake;  ,D. McRae and wife, Awray, Colo.; .Ta*.  Brown, D. Brown, Ainsworth; J.J.Foly,  SlocanCity; A. L.. Miller, C. W. Frank-  Jin, W. J. Sharp, T. Luceas.Kaslo; S.H.  Woods, Montrea1;-H.Peters, O.Lazorus,  Toronto; N. Roberts, II. , J. McLciin,  Silverton; A. L. Smith, Calgary.  Goodenough���������Ii. ,R. Wagner, New  Denver; Pel low Harvey, F. L. Campbell, J. F. Wilkison, Vancouver'; R. K.  Neil, W. E. Harris, C. D. Potter,' Spokane; J. A. Landon, C. R. Hosmer' W.  J. Camp, Montreal; G. C. Mclntyre,  Nelson;-J. Wilson, Kamloops; J., J.  Southcot'te, Victoria; A. Bishop', E. J.  Mathew's, E. B. Erron, H, Geigerich.  Ivaslo; C. C. Elkington aiid wife, Fort  Qu'Appelle; T. H. Mason, Toronto.  Black's���������G.M.Gottar.H. Brown, J.  Wright. Montreal; E. C. Donons, Kamloops; Chas. SVood Sloean City; P. F.  Richardson, J. W. Nichol, Ii. Bus-  combe, Vancouver: B:D. Baker, Walla  Walla;G: Gleeson, J. B. Stevenson, San  Francisco; J. Parsons, G.' B. Brown,  Winnipeg; J. Russell, Nelson; F. A.  McRae, Seattle; li. G. Vigor, E. Has-  ) broucke, Spokane; G. O Foss, C. Davy,  Kaslo; D. Bremner, li. 'Wallace, J.  Carraher, Silverton; R. J. McMillan,  Nakusp; M. A. Losen, J. A. Covington,  Denver; F. C. Niven, Whitewater; , Jos.  Callahan, PI. Boulter, Toronto. "'���������/  MINING RECORDS.  Notice is hereby given that It is the intention of the Nakusp and Sloean Railway  Company to apply to the railway committee  of lho Privy Council, to sanction lliebuilding  and construction ol ii branch line of railway  lrom a point about one mile east of Three  Forks to Bear Lake, a distance of about six  miles, for the purpose of srlving increased  facilities to business and oi transporting  the products of Hie mines,and to sanction the  appropriation of Hie necessary lands lor that  purpose under the compulsory powers Vested  In the said company, by tlie railway act or  anyother act in Iti behalf. Signed .  JOHN A*. AldlSTIlOXG, -.',  Secretary Nakusp and Slocnn Railway Co.  Dated at Victoria, II. C.:, Oct."2(ltli, 1S07.  DissplutiOE of Partnership.  .Notice is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore existing" between the- undersigned  as the proprietors of the Sandon Boot & Shoe  store, in Sandon, has this day been dissolved  by mutual consent.'Wm. Golden retiring  lrom said partnership. '       ...-'���������  F. J. Golden will carry on the business, and  will collcctalldeblsowing to said partnership  and pay all accounts owing by said partnership.   .  Dated thisflth day ol October, IS07.  7, ';���������-'   l-VJ. GOLTJEN*.       ���������   .-  .'���������".' ";������������������ ' -./ '    Wll. GOLDEN ; -  For every unoccupied district in Canadii to,  sell our High Grade Canadian Grown Nursery  Slock. Every, tree-niul bush guaranteed free  from San Jose Scale. .Liberal terms to part  lime men, and good, wages to those giving  then-entire time to the work. Tlie- demand  ���������lor goodgrown and acclimatedNurservStock  is on the increase. -  , ...   "   ' .   , ���������  - Apply now and secure good ground. .All  our stock guaranteed true to name cr purchase  price refunded.    , , -.,.. ���������.  E. P. BLACKFORD & CO.. Toronto, Can.'  Wanted.  IWen to sell for the Fonthill Nurseries.  Over 700 acres of Canadian Grown Stock. We  iinijort no slock lrom tlie States/Farmers,  larmers' sons, implement agents, students,  teachers', retired .ministers, energetic clerk:;  who wish to. make advancement���������find the  ���������work-.01" selling,our Hardy, Home Grown  Nursery Slock, pleasant as. well aw profitable.  We .want, more such men this season as the  demand for our goods is increasing owing to  the fact that we' guarantee all our stuck free  from Sail Jose, Scale. We. make contracts  with whole,or part, time men. Kmplo.Vment  the year round. We pay both commission  and salary. Write us for our terms:' Outfli  free.  ' 7 ���������'-.��������� ,.;.  ';    STONK-* WELLINGTON, Toronto, Out.  WANTED-TRUSTWORTIIV AND ACT-  ive gentlemen or ladles to travel for responsible, established' house in British Columbia. Monthly $05.00 nnd expenses. Position steady. Reference. Eneloseself-address-  ed stumped, envelope., The Dominion Company, Dept. Y, Chicago.  -MEN'S  OUTFITTER.  Caution.  - We hereby notify the public that-we are ih  no way connected with the business of the  BartlettHouse,and will notbe responsible lor  any debts contracted for-its business .operations.     ;.- -  ,.������������������',.    ��������� '���������''''���������  Sandon, Oct 12, 1897.  BARTLETT BROS.  PRICES  OF   MAGAZINES.  Tlie, Tpllowin  are  always  Bookstore:  cept  monthly'  in stock  Cheapest CASH STORE in Sandon.  Opposite- Bryan's"Cafe.  DressmaMn  ,' MAGAZINE.  ,       ,  The Young Ladies' Journal..  " ' Cosmopolitan;.......-....!..  "    Arena... ...............30  "    Ladies' Home Journal 15  '��������������������������� 'Canadian..........................15  Munsev's ......:..,.....15.  magazines  at"Clifle's  :. niiOK..  ..35 centi  .15-  "  Recorded  at  New Denver.  LOCATIONS.  The Sandon curlers rinding the old  rink would be too small for their pur  pose, with a portion of it detached and  occupied with Mr. Harris' heating  aparatus, have commenced the erection of a new and commodious one  near McLachlan's planing mill. It  will be up  to date, in all requirements.  E. Wallace, general manager of the  Ontario Gold Fields company, who has  just returned on Saturday from a trip  through British Columbia says the Sloean district will produce ������9,000,000  worth of ore this year and that, the  proypects are that next year this  amouunt will be doubled.���������Montreal  Star.  Strangers .in our city the past week,  unaccustomed to mining camps, might  think th'ey, had landed on a field of  battle with a host of artillery besieging the town from the south. It was  only lines of blasts set off at intervals  on tie new water flume, but considerable havoc was created among the  stumj-s and rocks along the line.  A Finlander with a very northern  name was jerked up by the Beak yesterday for cutting -ind slashing a countryman with a knife. Some days before he said he would do it, and being  a man of veracity and reliability he  carried out his word. This is the  method of showing displeasure in Finland; but the Beak is not disposed to  allow it here..  The Orangemen of Sandon are going  to celebrate the evening of Guido  Fawkes' Day (Friday next) with a  mixed entertainment consisting of  singing, speeches and dancing, with a  supper intermediate.-tickets 31.00.. A  great (leal of trouble is gone into to  make the occasion a most enjoyable  one. Don't forget the date whatever  else you forget. .'.  . As has been previously announced  Miss Francis World, soloist, and Miss  LaDcll, elocutionist, are to appear in  the Virginia hall this Saturday evening. The press of'Canada ure a unit in  their expressions that these ladies  have no superiors and but few equals  is their respective parts, in the wide  world. This is saying much but none  too much for the truth.  Mr. Harris has a force of men at  work putting in the heating apparatus  in his several blocks in town. The  boiler, a massive one, was made at the  Atlas Works Indianapolis, and is now  being embedod in its 1. rick support in  the rink. From it pipes are run to the  several buildings. The rest of the  riiik space is being levelled and fitted  up for the curlers^ skaters, etc. of the  town.     . ,      !  Last Monday evening the "Literary  Society" of the Epworth League, had  a very interesting meeting, each member contributing something original to  the programme, and the addresses, poetry, essays and songs given show that  there is considerable talent in our  . midst. Some ol the ladies materially  improved the programme by serving  cake and coffee at the close. A debate  will take place next Monday evening.  Oct 19���������RAM.Granite ercek, John Cai rchar;  Illinois; Houson creek, CW Greenlee; Porse-  verance, Carpenter,IT Biook.     ,  Oct20���������Mississippi, Wilson.-15 J Tracy and  JIT Boyd ; Gr.-md Prize, same, Lee Ward ;  Wordsworth, Carpenter, Wm Ashworth ;  Kvangeline, same, Thos Knight.  Cct21���������Nevada, same, Ole Larson; Chados,  Fennell, Geo C Clarke; Shelby, bet Four Mile  and Fennell, John T Moore.  Octffl���������Check Mate.CalirarniaHiU.Lorenzo  Alex.incler.Tiptop Fractional,Best basin.Chas  McGibbins; Edna Karl, Payne mountain, M  E Hall and C M AVilson.  Ocl 25���������Snow Drift, Carpenter, Frank Hen-  drickson; Red Fox Fraction. Surprise basin,  CMGething, Geo Henderson, A W Wright,  .1 IC Clarke, Alfred Robinson, Chas McGregor.  '.ASSESSMENTS.'   ,     n     *  Oct 10���������Cosmopolitan.BIack Hock.  Oct20���������Knoxville,- Mountain Queen, Polo,  Nettie Fractional.  Oct21���������Franklin Fractional, Evening Star  Fractional. <������  Oct 22���������Silver Standard, Giat, Charlotte,  Herbert, Baltimore, Rosedale.  Oct23���������Chambers, Eureka, Wellington, Jay  Gould.. ���������  Oct 25���������Buchera, lono. Cascade, Spray.  Silverton Fraction.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Oct 19���������Ajax,Treasure Vault, Antoine.  Oct 21���������Wakefield, Cazubazua; Ottawa No 2  Robertson, Jenny Lind, Beaver.  Oct25^-March.  TRANSFERS. .  i,   W H   Robertson   to  Lee  Oct 15���������J  T C  Caoinbs, Oct 7  Kelso. Cazubazua Fraction, Kilmirc Fraction, Donald Bremner to West Kootenay (B  C) Exploration & Mining Co, Sept 21.  Oct 19���������Eureka, Mineral Hill 1, Bruce White  to J S C Fraser, Oct (I, $7,000. '  Flood Fraction, FA WoodHo EH Tomlin-  s������n,Octl5. '  .Lone Jack I, C J Porter to same, same.  Rattler'���������}, David Whitely to Jack Aylwin,  Octio.;  Bonanza King Fraction, Noble Five Fraction, Evan E Ward to the Noble Five Consolidated Mining&Milling Co, Oct IS, $10..  Ivnoxville Fraction, World's Fair Fraction.  F C Baker to the Noble Five Consolidated M  & M Co, same, same.  Maud E Fraction, G B McDonald to same,  same, same.  Oct 20���������tho Vancouer Fraction, Wm Lewis  to the Vancouver Group Mining Co, Oct 19.  IS IT?  YES,WHY?  VND  just  FOR LEADER' IN STYLES  FASHIONS, go to Miss Cameron  opposite    Hotei   Kootenay."      Perfect  cutting, fitting anq  finishing guaranty! work done; with despatch.  teed.  ������������������'Missy Cameron.  AND OTHER INVESTmENTS.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  The   nortliern/ conne<  0. P.: R.:on Sloean lake.  ctitig  point   of  the  has the only safe harbor north of Sloean Gity.  SANDON, B. C.  SUBSCRIBE FOR;  ery  ������������������c  , Because we sell Diamonds that  are,^Diamonds, and Rings  stamped 14 carat are 14carat  , Our i'S. carat  iS"   carat    plump  solid, gold.  ;i-Rings.' are,  solid gold.  We have the largest stock of  Watches in the Sloean���������watches that are warranted to be  good timekeepers, are taken  back if not as represented.  LdblES!  Wc.have a few Diamond Set  Watches. . Little beauties in 14  carat solid "gold, fitted with  good reliable Waltham movements ; you may see them in  my window any day. .  PRESENTATION GOODS.  Do you desire to send a present  to a distant iriend; nothing  sent so easily as jewellry.  All   custom   work  fire-proof safe.  kept- in  a  Recorded at Sloean City.  LOCATIONS.  Oct 15���������Clondike, A P McDonald.  Oct 10���������Lake, S T Walker.  Oct is���������Venus, John 'l'lnling; Acme, same.  Oct 19���������Midnight,  Kdward   Murphy, Three  Friends,.J W Sinclair.  Oct20���������Annie P., Elinor J Felt.    '    .'  ��������� ��������� ' ASSF.SSMKNTS.  Oct. 13���������Para, .       '      '  Oct20���������Kootenay Pass, Pontlac.  TRANSFKRS.  Oct 15���������Colum bus No 5 \, Ernest Harrup to J  T Beauchesne, $250.  Somerset, Louis Aickman to Hugh Sutherland, $;soo.  Columbus No 5 j, J Beauchesne to same,  $250. .  Octlfi���������Two Friends I-S, Cornelius Murphy  to Edward Murphy.  Charming Widow J, Jackson Radclifle to T  Henderson.  North Star], Henry Reichart, Jackson Kad-  cllireand E 15 Dunlop to T Henderson.  Rawhide j, Btenry Reichart and K BDunlop  to same.     '  Lone Dutchman 3, J C Butler to same.  Tom Boy }, E B Dunlop to same.  Oct IS���������Exchange, Victoria No 4, Skncum  and Silver Plate, James Morrish to Sir Chas  Tupper ftnd Caldwell Ashiorth.  Oct 19���������Eagle Brand], X JHuberto S GDe-  war.  Mic Mac 1, James E Tattersall to J G Dewar,  $100.  Oct.20���������Trenton, Last. Chance Noll, AValtcr  Clough and Peter Swan to JameCran.  Quebec to A R Johnson to Wm Harrison.  1VL-.  G. W. GRIMMETT,  JEWEttER AND OPTICIAN.  VANCE.  iLfcS^iai^:iSfcl3!Juttoili&.aEia.f:tl  Groceries, Hardware,"-������Tinware.  'Dry Groods^ Clothing, Boots and Shoes.  WE CARRY A COIwPLETE LINE OF EVERYTHING.  : SANDON AND ROSSLAND. '.  It is at Rosebery where "the beautiful  Sloean steamer ties uj) oyer night and  where the employees can bring their tamilies:  lots were put;:on the market June -28th and,  are selling -fast. You cannot afford to wait  if you want a lot: >They are going up.     :;;:  US-  f^msmsmsmsm  Men are grading and clearing the town-  site, and several buildings are about to be  erected.  At 'Sandon, Rossland, Kelson,. Kaslo, Pilot Bay and Three forks.  Sandon.  Sloean City.  l^^^M^^^^^^^^j^^^^^^i^j?  WHEN IN S/IN&ON 5T0F AT THE  Now is Hie  buy. '   We  time to  carry  The Largest Stock  of Air. Tight  "QUEEN" HEATING STOVES,  BOX STOVES, COOKING STOYES,  RANGES, ETC., ETC.  . ,  Camp  and   Sybley Stoves  made  to  order.  HAMILTON BYERS.  KASLO.  SANDON.  1  SANDON, B. C.  rieadqunrtcrs for Mining  'and Conimprcitil Men.  Kates S2.50 to S-1.00 per day.  .   ***  11. CUNNING  liOPIUIiTOR  ���������m  m^mmMmmmM^MMgmM^fm  '   ��������� ������������������ ' .       ' o ...  is designed to be the, distributing centre for  the Sloean.   - , ���������<*>���������  will become the great Concentrating City of  the Sloean, haying abundance of water and  being easy of access to the mining centre.  Watch this.  Everything'Up-to-date  in our line.    A fine selection ol'Worst-  eds, Tweeds and Fancy Vcstings..  Agents for the Dominion  Piano  and Organ  Co.  Terms���������One-half cash ; balance three and  six months.    Far.full particulars apply to  Greneral Agent.  7  f  ���������a  ''%������  ��������� tt  '���������Ki  ������������������y  ���������.-SI  y  /������������������'  Si  .1*  ''���������      ..**  i  -'>  i ^  5V������  ������������������y-ss-r^rrr^-  I      i


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