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 i  i'- I  K  VOL. 4.���������NO. 15.  SANDON, B. C, SEPTEMBER 13, 1900.  $2.00 PER YEAR.  ���������v-  ������������������/���������  i  B8M-V-  ii I  is i ���������  f \  Changes in Mineral Act.  2 A Crown grant ot a mineral claim, or  of any part thereof or interest therein,  may be issued to the administrator of a  deceased owner of such claim, or part of  claim or interest in a claim, upon all  conditions precedent to the issue of such  grant being fulfilled.  r-^ 3. The "Mineral Act" is hereby  "���������-amended by inserting the following as  section 8 thereof.  "8. Every person who mines for any  minerals for his own sole: use arid benefit on. any Crown Lands in the Province  of British Columbia without having  taken out and obtained a:Free Minor's  Certificate, shall, on conviction thereof  in a summary way, forfeit and pay a  penalty not,exceeding twenty-live ^dollars, besides costs."  4. Section 11 of Chapter 45 of the  Statutes of 1899, being tlie " Mineral  Act Amendment Act. 1899," is hereby  repealed and the following section is  substituted therefor:  "11.   Upon the failure of any one of  several co-owners to contribute "his proportion of the expenditure required by  section 24 of this Act, the co-owner or  co-owners who', have performed  the labor or made the expenditure ma}', at  the expiration of the year, give such  delinquent co-owner notice by publication  in a newspaper published and circulating in  the  Division  in which the  claim is situated, or in  the absence of  such local paper,  in   the   one nearest  thereto, for at least once a week for  ninety days, and if at the  expiration of  ninety days of publication such  delinquent should .fail or refuse to "con tribute  his proportion  of-the expenditure required by said section. 24, together with  all costs of advertising, his interest in  the claim shall become vested in his co-  owners who have  made  the  required  expenditure  pro rata, according to their  former interests, on  the filing with the  Mining Recorder   of  the   Division   in  which the claim is situated, such notice,  in full,  and   there   shall   be   attached  therto an  affidavit of tlie manager or  publisher of the newspaper in which the  notice was printed, stating the date of  the first, last, and each insertion of such  notice therein, and where and when the  newspaper was published during  that  time, and the nameof such newspaper.  . Such notice shall be recorded as aforesaid within one   hundred and  twenty  days after the first publication thereof."  5.   Sub-section.(h) of section 36 of the  "Mineral Act" is hereby.������repealed  and  the following sub-section is substituted  therefor:  ...���������.'���������(ho Twenty days after the expiration of the term of: the said publication,  unless a notice that an action has been  commenced and a' copy of the writ in  such action has been filed in the office  of the Mining Recorder in the Mining  Division in whieh.tho claim is situated,  the Mining Recorder shall'forward to  the owner or agent, under Form I of the  Schedule to this Act, the documents referred to above, together with a certificate that the notice provided by section  30, 6ub-section (d), has been posted in  his office,and the field-notes and,.plan  deposited for reference therein from the  date of the first appearance of tho said  notice in the British Columbia Gazette,  and continuously therefrom for a period  of at least sixty days. The Recorder  shall also set out in Form I the name of  the recorded owner of the claim at the  date of signing the same."  6. Section 127; of the "Mineral Act"  as enacted by section 10 of Chapter 33 of  the Statutes of 1898, and amended by  section 14 of Chapter 45 of the Statutes  of 1899, is hereby repealed and the following section substituted therefor:  ,"127. The owner of ai; mineral claim  who has had his claim surveyed and has  filed in the.office of the Mining Recorder  in tho Mining Division in which the  claim is situated; a declaration by a Provincial Land Surveyor, or if the claim is  situated whhin the Railway Belt, a declaration; bv either a Provincial or Dominion Land Surveyor, stating that he  has surveyed the claim as required by  sub-section (c) of sectiori'36 of this Act,  and has delivered to the Mining Recorder a plat of the claim and a copy of the  original field-notes, and delivered two  copies of the plat and one copy of the  field-notes to the d'wneri.th'en the owner  of sucllclaim shall be entitled to-have  the i ost of such survey, not to exceed  one hundred dollars, counted as work  done oh the claim as required by section  24 of this Act."  7. The Schedule of fees attached to  the "Mineral Ac*;," is hereby amended  by striking out "For a crown grant $10  at the end thereof," and by substituting  therefor "For a Crown grant $25.00.  Aid Hunter���������That $150 be appropriated  for repairing Cody Avenue within the  city limits.���������Carried.  Moved by' Aid. Hunter, seconded by  Aid. Crawford���������That' the taxes, on the  real estate owned by McDonald Bros.,  for 1900, be remitted.���������-Carried.  Moved by Aid. Hunter, seconded by  Aid. Crawford���������That the resignation of  Mayor Pitts, Aldermen Buckley, Crawford, Hunter, Atberton, McDonald-and  Thompson, be received and fyled.���������  Carried.  Moved by Aid. Crawford, seconded by  Aid. Atberton���������That on the receipt of  the $5,000 from the government, the  delegates will be paid $100 for expenses.  The.followine accounts were paid:���������  Salaries, $339.70: Mrs. Mclntyre, for  meals, $5,25- Sandon Cartage Co., $10;  L. Upperton,'$2.50: Sandon Waterworks  & Light Co., $227.00; W.-Stubbs, $4.40;  Paystreak, $3.70; ,T. W.Balmain, $41;  Cliffe<& Co., $28.30; McKinnon, August  rent, $20; Wm. Stubbs, blacksmithing,  $15.75; Jallandi Bros., feed, $29.28; the  Hunter-Kendrick Co., $7.75.  HINES AND HININQ.  mine  shipped   147  ledge with  tho  City Council.  A council meeting was held on Friday  evening, Sept. 7th. Present: Acting-  Mayor Buckley, Aldermen Crawford,  Hunter, Atberton and,McDonald.  A communication was received from  the secretary of the Inland . Board of  Trade at Kamloops, requesting the council to send delegates: to the convention  to be held there 'on' Sept. 27th, for the  purpose of organizing a. "Good Roads  Association." The clerk was instructed  to reply, that a delegate would be sent  to the convention:  /  A communication was received from  Daly & Hamilton, barristers of Ross-  land, referring to the nuisance ground.  The clerk was instructed to reply, stating that the government reserved the  ground for the use of Sandon before the  city was incorporated.      /.'���������'  The police magistrate's monthly report was read which amounted to $199.50.  Moved by Aid. Atherton, seconded by  Something New  I desire to inform tlie public that I have  opened, what was hitherto unknown in.the  place, an  Exclusive Boot  and Shoe Store  nearly across the street from the C.P.R. depot. '  My stock, just yet, is not large, < but it is select from the best makes, and it embraces ladies'and children's wear to suit all tastes and desires; men's, boys' and  ���������youths' goods in variety; and MINERS' BOOTS In all styles for the season. I  have goods arriving daily, and am bound to keep the stock fully up to all requirements. As I handle no other lines, patrons will always find just what they^want  in these, and at very moderate prices.    :  Will   have  a   Shoemaker for specially ordered work and repairs as soon as a  good man can be procured.  '���������.'.    EJL_.3  jOR.  The 800 feet cross cut on the.'Antoine  is about finished.  The  Whitewater  tons for the week.  Mike Kerlin has found a  ore on Ruth No. 2.  Some rich ore has been found on  Saturna, near the Surprise.  The Arlington, at Slocan', is ,turning  out to be a very large shipper.  The Tamarack, near Slocan, has been  bonded for a good round sum.  The South Wales group, near .Silver-  ton, will be worked this winter.  The Ethel Fraction, on Slocan Lake,  is preparing a shipment of very high  grade ore.  ��������� The Mountain Con is showing up better than ever, and another car of ore  goes out :ttiis week.  The Neepawa, near Slocan, has been  bonded by Percy Dickenson for $30,000,  the bond to run 18 months.  Gold bearing properties have been  found on Lake. Creek in theLardeau,  carrying from $12 to $19 values.  J. F. Collom has bonded the Mabon  and Ohio group of four claims and the  Empress Fraction on 10-mile at $65,000.  There is some talk of resuming work'  on the Washington and Slocan Boy  mines. Both these mines did,well years  ago'.'.      ���������'��������� ... .-'��������� ,      . ���������.-:/*'.  G. B. McDonald says the Noble Five  is looking well, and they are expecting  to encounter a large body of ore at any  time.. ���������    ..,.,.      : '.'��������� .     ' ������������������. ���������.'  No. 8 tunnel of the Payne across the  ridee is in nearly 600 feet. They expect  to reach the vein in a couple of months'  work. - / -,',   - /,-���������"��������� v '���������'..''. ;'       I  ��������� J. A. Whittier has six or eight men at  work on the Reciprocity,- near the  Payne. It is owned in 'part by Sid.  Norman. f  Mr. Hughes has several men at work  on the Trade Dollar. Things are looking  fairly well up there, but nothing phenomenal. ��������� '.'���������'  Sandon ore shipments this week were:  Payne, 184; Last Chance, 119; Ruth, 71;  Noble Five, 32; American Boy, 21 tons.  Total, 427 tons.  The American Boy is building a wagon  road to the Last Chance tram, with the  idea of shipping through the latter's  facilities. This will save the cost of  mule packing.  Mr. Gintzberger says the English gentlemen who have bonded the Monitor,  will set fifteen men to work on it at  once, and push operations lively. The  bond is for $125,000.  Lorenzo Alexander is managing the  R. E. Lea for an. English, syndicate.  There are eight men working a new vein  with 8 or 10 inches of clean ore. There  is talk of driving another level. '  Hundreds Killed in Texas.  New'York, Sept 11.���������The following  despatch was received today at the general offices of the Postal Telegraph and  Cable Co. in this city, from General  Supt. English of that company at Houston, Texas: "Three of our operators  just arrived at Houston from Galveston.-  Chief operator lost his whole family and  is badly bruised. Reported that our'  manager and his family are saved. There  is not a pole standing on the island. The  telegraph line of the Gulf and Interstate  Railroad company completely washed  away for. 15 miles. Bodies rotting in the  streets. ITauling them out to sea. Cannot get men to bury them. Telegraph  lines completely wrecked. Newspaper  reports not exaggerated."  THE  JIOHKOR OF IT ALL.  Houston, Texas. Sept. 11.���������G.L. Russ,  a passenger conductor on the International & Great Northern Railroad, was  among a party of refugees who reached  this city at midnight. Mr. Russ said to  a reporter: "I will not attempt to describe the horror of it all. That is impossible. When I left .Galveston men  armed with Winchesters were standing  over burying squads, and at the point of  rifles compelling them to load the  corpses on drays to be hauled to barges,  on which they are towed into the gulf  by tugs and tossed into the sea. As I  Ielt I saw a barge freighted with dead  on its journey to the gulf. This manner of burying is imperative, as the living must be protected now.'?, Mr. .Russ'  story was coufiracd.  HEARD ABOUT TOWN.  Mrs. Creech arrived home from Nelson  yesterday.  In July,  20,000 converts   were murdered in China.  The Slocan  City Miners' Union has  been incorporated.  Miss M. Gintzberger, of Vancouver, is  visiting here this week.  W. H. Brandon, of Silverton, was here  on business this week.  Tho foundation of the new school-  house is about completed.  Mrs. Knowles and family have returned from their long eastern visit.  ���������Mr.'Fallows is now considered out of  danger, .and is recovering quite rapidly.  Mr. and Mrs. Sahdiford, New Denver,  were in the city Friday and' Saturday  last.'' .  Who would be a school teacher arid  bear with the complaints of parents  about children "scrapping."  "Bob" Green passed'through yesterday, on his way to Revelstoke, to, attend  the Conservative convention.  The Queen Bess has its regular staff  of men again to take the place of those  who quit on account of the cook. ; ���������������������������  The Conservatives hold a convention  at Revelstoke today, to nominate a  candidate for' the Yale-Cariboo riding.  Mr. Warner came near meeting with  a bad accident the other day.' A log be  was working with carried him down the  hill several feetj' bruising his leg very"  badly. Fortunately he will not be off  work long with it. ,  W. A. Caplen, under the auspices of  the Chamber of Commerce, Spokane,  has been in the Slocan for some days  past collecting samples of ore for the  Spokane exhibition. He is making every  effort to have the exhibit a success, but  wants the hearty co-operation of all who  are interested in the matter. To this  end he has made arrangements with Mr.  Sandilands for the shipment of Bamples.  All exhibits should be in Sandon by the  20th. They should bear the name of the  mine whence taken, the location of the  mine, and assay and smelter values!  This, in short, is what is desired, and  tho idea should heartilv be endorsed by  all. ' fl  ���������i'S  ?���������?  1-1.  v.  W  I1?  I  ft  Is1  IS  I  It  J  P  I  1  11 ',  rV  k  he  ll  Is  '.il.  &  i$5  1  m  m  ft  ill  $  tf  1'  II  w*   stillness    was    unnatural!    He,    bent  j bis head resolutely over  the mass of  notes piled  symmetrically  at  Ins  elbow. ' But  his    attention    wandered.  i Tho silence was ghoailyl  !     He got  up and  walked  to  tho window. '  "Shcs ole, an' she's lame in bofo  hor laigs, an' she's' bliu' in bofo her  eyes"���������tho words rang accusingly in  his ears. "Weill of all the brutos I  havi; ever known, Kenneth May-bin,  you are the vilest!" he summed him-  s-elf up at ionglh, with characteristic  "Any    noise,"    it    read,    "willfully j  made, or allowed to be willfully mado;  any    unnatural,   uncalled-for    or un- '  warranted,sound.   .   .'   that willfully  disturbs the peace and quiet.    .   .   or :  permits the disturbance,  of any per-;  son or persons in the peaceful enjoy-  meat   of ��������� their   homes.   .   .   may be  punished, etc., etc <��������� j  "We have now to determine," con-jener8y-  tinuod" the Judge, "whether'the song I     u<-'  ma<le   no   further    attempt'   at  ! wi ik,   but   stood   staring   at   the de-  of the bird here present constitutes a  disturbance inimical to the peace and  quiot of the neighborhood "  The whites of Mrs. Baxter's eyes  were alone visible; her teeth were  chattering, her fat black cheeks had  gone ashen.,-  "Fer de Lawd's sake, Jedge! For  goodness sake, honey I" she moaned,  showing symptoms of an immediate  collapse. j  "The  lady  is paroled.        Take    her '  away, sergeant," concluded the Judge  hastily. j thrust  it nearly  five years  before  nuded window-sill opposite until a  sound in .tlie street drew his attention. Looking down, he saw a line of  figuies moving along the dun-lit  Bidewalk; even as he looked, hand  caught hand and the farandolo danced  its joyous way into an open corridor  and disappeared.  Moved by a sudden impulse, he stepped (o his traveling trunk, rumaged  in the inner- lining of a compartment,  aiid  drew  forth   from   where  he had  a  "I ain' gwine ter be patterned I" ! poekctfoook containing a note or two  unorted Mis. Baxter at the- top of her j a crumpled rose. a. faded hair ribbon,  voice.  nnd���������the   beanl  It lay in the hollow of hia hand the  shining, heart-shaped trophy, as if she  had but that instant dropped it there.  "I make you my King, Monsieur,'' he  heard her murmur once more, his  heart achimg with  the sweetness and1  But, being made to understauil that  etc was free, she gathered up her  guinea-blue skirts in one hand, and  bearing the cage in the other, she  ���������ailed triumphantly out of the presence, followed by the admiring crowd.  As she reached the doorway the bird ', th������ Pa��������� ^_t^l"a^������������forgotton past  awoke from hia assumed lethargy   and j     """'    ���������"~ '   " ~  forthwith proceeded    to    give an  as-1  founding exhibition of his powers. The  mewing of cats, the crowing of cocks,  the  whistle  of  early   news-boys,    the  popping of fire-crackers,  the   wheezes  of hand-organs���������all  this poured  from  his    -throat dn    a.rollicking    medley  that filled the musty court-room with  breezy    echoes.       The    delighted  bystanders applauded the feathered performer to the echo.  Maybin looked after Mrs. Baxter's  retreating figure, wondering -whether'  he might not appease her wrath by a  generous offering. "I must manage it  somehow," he thought. "Good old  soul 1 Looks like my black mammy at  home. I am horribly ashamed of mv-  self."  "I ain' told dat roomer nol hin  Baxter   was   muttering,   "an'  gwine ter tell her nothin'.    But I hatter move her oufa dat top f'o' room  an' shet dish yer bird's mouf. Jessen  I   git patteroledl"  Maybin, sauntering homeward late  that afternoon, became aware that  something unusuail was forward  People were jostling each other  meaningly on the banquettes; ripples of laughter were running aibout  and snalohes of song; the very gamins wore an air of my.stenoua  portanpe.  '"'Mm.  I  ain'  and  little;  sweet-savor-  im-  He stopped to look over  the heads of a group of these into  the show-window of a bakery.  ���������To  be   surre!   King   cakes!      Of   all  sizes.   Hollow   rings,   big  brown,  crusty,   shining,  edl  "It is the Epiphany���������.Twelfth Night,  you know,", he quoted mechanically,  continuing his warlk.  His room was Dlisafuily quiet. A.  glance across the street assured him  that the,;obnoxious cage had disappeared. The flowers were also gone,  and the dormei"-jwindow was shut.  The panes of glass reflected the moonlight   like   spectacled   eyes.  "Hal'* He breathed a sigh of satisfaction. He' 'blew the accurmuiated  dust off the legal cap, spread out hia  memoranda under the lighted lamp,  and sat down, pen ,in hand. But to  his astonishment he found himself  utterly uualble to begin the famous  brieif. He fidgeted in his chair, dipping hia pen angrily in the ink and  jabbing the paper with its point. The  Fire! Firel The sharp, insistent  ory aroused him. He sprang to his  feet, and the next moment ho was  rushing down the stairs. Dense volumes of smoke were pouring from the  windows of  Mrs.' Baxter's  houae.  The street was filled with people  shouting, gesticulating, rushing aibout  aimlessly aud tumult uously. The  fire-engines were just arriving up-  ou the scene.  "Where is she?" he shouted, dashing through thai; crowd, to where Mrs.  Baxter stood, paralyzed on her own  doorstep. !"The lame lady? The  blind   lady?   Where   is   she?"  "De lame���������O Lawd A'mightyl de  blin* "  "Where is she, you idiot?" roared  Maybin,  shaking  her    arm  savagely.  "Dpsta'rs, Mister. Up de back  star'rs. young marster. Run, oh  honey, fer de Lawd's sake, run!'-  He was already groping, his way up  the crooked back stair, choked and  hajlf-blind by the smoke. He darted  distractedly from one room to another; a/11 were empty. "I cannot  find her," he thought despairingly.  "She will pensh, Old, lame and  blindl"  Ax that moment a sound tar above  his head pierced 1 ho confusion. It  was a bird-trill of almost supernatural sweetness; wooing, tender,  dreamlike.  Guided by the sound, he leaped up  another flight, of steps and into a  tiny gailleryt-room. He had barely  time to fold its bewildered ocoupaint  Madame' ��������� Dansereau?" He smiled  with an elfort, and held out his ban...  Odertte had arisen to her feet. lie.  black gown .showed pitifully won  and rusty in the moonlight.  "You, Kenneth!" she gasped; then  as his wards and their meaning penetrated her.dazod senses, she laughed  gayly, spreading out her hands after hor old manner. "But, me,-lam  not Madame Dansereaul" she cried.  "It is Grande Cousino who is Madame  DaJiscreau. Sho was .also Odette Lo  Breton, Did you really think?���������oh,  Kennethl" ���������   '  '  Emotion ' of a kind wttnch fairly  choked his uttcramce kept; him silent.  He stood (gazing at her, his breath  coming and going convulsively, his  hands trembling. She mistook his  silence; and olaspmg her. aching  throat with one hand, she steadied  herself with the other, on Chicot's  cage. '   '  "Mr. Maybin," she said quietly, "I  am grateful to you for your kindness.  But for you, I think I must have died.  I was so frighlemed; and I could not  find Chicot in the dark. 1 could not  leave Chicot. He is all I have now,  you know. And the room was a  strange one���������"  He opened his lips striving to speak  but no sound came.  "I sew for my living,'' Odette went  on, lifting her head proudly. "You  have perhaps heard? My friends are  very good to me. I am���������very happy.'  She was panting now, and her young  voice broke suddenly. She saink back  upon the bench and laid her arms  about the bird-cage. "You see, I  have Chicot still." She smiled up at  him with the sidelong glance he remembered so well. Only, then her  eyes were not, dimi with unshed tears!  "I have only Chicot now!'' she added,  with a childish wail which unsealed  Maybin's lips; a torrent of incoherent  words  leaped  forth.  "Odette, forgive mol   I waa a brute,  a foolish,   unreasonable   brute.      But  I loved you���������my life, my soul!     I love  you. Forgive! Forgive!''   he  sobbed on  his knees at her, feet, kissing the hem  of her rusty  black.-gown.  I    "But I will  not have    you    blame  I yourself,'' she interrupted passionate-  ; ly.    "It was I who was foolish, unrea  sonable, wicked. But I loved you!  Forgive!, Forgivel"  She stooped to his emibrace,  Outside the tumult continued, the  labored puff of the fire-origines dominating the clamor of voioos. Within  the small court, pressed do win and  running over with divine moonlight,  there was a moment of exquisite silence. Then,'the Queen's Fool stirred  on his perch,, peered, out with curious  eyes, and burst into an ecstasy of  song;.  It was the prelude to an epithala-  mium. ' i  THE CONCERTINiAJ.  iThere Is nothing nerve-racking  about this war story, taken from "The  Relief of Ladysmith." On tho contrary, it is one of those trifling but  delightfully vivid incidents which seize  the mind even on a grand occasion.  As a column passed a camp, a Zulu  driver lashed out with his" long whip  at his males, and instantly let drop!  from his left- hand, with a curious  native' cry of despair, that cherished  Kaffir instrument, a concertina.  The column moved on; "nor all tho  piety nor all the wit" of the Zulu could  lure iti back to' recover the concertina.  But the leader of the mounted company, coming behind, noticed the ia-  strumenf lying cu the ground.  "Mind that concertina 1" he shouted, "Pass the wo|rd I"  He pulled his horse.aside ; the word  waa passed, a line o'f horses in the  middle of the company swerved, the  forest of legs (passed, and behold I  the coincei'tina lay uutouched.  The next- company  leader threw up  hia hand like a    driver in the'Strand.  ''Look  out! Mind   the  concertin 1" he ,  said. ���������-  -  "Mind the wind-jammer!" said one  man to another in tones���������as they  teemed���������of deep personal resentment  if -a rider let his horse's hoofs go  dangerously near the precious thing.  And thus all tho rest off tho brigade  passed, hurrying on to use all tho  latest and most civilized means for  killing men and destroying property,  and minding the concertina tenderly  as they went; so tiiat when, the dancing sea off legs had (passed it over, tho  co-ncertina still lay unscratched on  the ground.  Intense Heat and SViany Deaths.  Dreadful Sufferings Among the Poor and the  Weak���������Low Vitality Unable to Hold Out  Against High Temperature���������Safety in the  Use of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food (Pills), the  Great Blood and Nerve Builder.  <Th.e very old, the very young, and  many in middle life, whose health was  at, a low ebb, met an untimely death in  the hot wave which, recently, swept  over this continent.  Is this not   -an   emphatic    warning  against allowing the system to become  run  doiwn in  the summer time? You  ..say:    "I feel, so weak  and  tired,"  "I  in hiB atrms, seize the bird -cage and ; have lost all energy and ambition," "I  don't sleep .well and cannot digest my  food properly," "I am,losing fleshand  i have, headaches." The fact is yolu are  depressed and debilitated cby the summer heat, vitality is running low, and  stumble' his  waiy  down  the stair before mounting flames 'barred the exit.  Maybin carried the woman���������and the  cage���������across the street into' the small  court of his own lodging-house. He  placed both burdens on the bench and  stepped back a little, blinking his  smarting eyes.  ffhe moonlight fell full upon her  baie head and upturned faoe. She  was thinner than she was wont to be;  poverty aind care had dug hollows under her luminous eyes', her mouth  drooped like a grieved child's. But  oh, how beautiful she was! how different from a'U' other women!  'Odette!" The involuntary cry w,as  one of rapturous amazement. It was  instantly followed by a formal greeting.    "I trust you  arc quite  unhurt,  you need something to build you up, to  enrich your blood, and to put new life  and vigor into your body. ''���������","'���������'  You cannot-afford to neglect these  danger signals, which tell-of a system  breaking down. You cannot afford to  run the risk of becoming a victim of  nervous prostration, paralysis, heart  failure or insanity, when a few boxes  of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food (pills) will  thoroughly restore you-> '-'���������>���������  By its wonderfully invigorating,  strengthening and life-sustaining effects, Dr. Chase's Nerve -Food (pills)  makes life worth living even in, the  summer time. ��������� It so fills the body with  pure, healthy . blood and new nerve  force as to overcome disease and its  depressing symptoms, and fortify    the  system against the debilitating effects  of excessive, heat,.  Mrs. E. McLaughlin, 93 Parliament  street, Toronto, states;���������"My daughter was pale, weak, languid and very  nervous, her appetite was poor and  changeable, she could scarcely drag  herself about the house, and her  ae-rves were completely unstrung, she  could not sleep for more than half  an hour at a time "without].starting  up  and .arying  out   in.��������� excitement. ������������������  "As'.she was growing weaker .and  weaker I became alarmed and got a  box ol Dr. Chase's .Nerve Food. She  used this treatment for some weeks,  arid from the first we noticed a,decided improvement. Her appetite  became better,'she gained in' weight,  the color returned to her face, and sho  gradually became strong and well. I  cannot say too much in fa von of this  wonderful treatment, since1 it has  pi-oven such a blessing to my daughter." ; , '.-./'  The enormous sale of Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food (pills) attests its popularity. People everywhere are loud in  praise of this great restorative. Imitators, do not dare to reproduce the portrait' and signature of Dr. A. W.  Chase, which are on every box of the  genuine. Fifty cents a box, at all  dealers, or Edmamson, Bates & Co.,  Toronto.  II  'K'l  a, Bs  f? m  ::  M  J  m  til  -"���������'-:-vr   ������ m  P-  &������{tty4*&*VA&>h*^!������vsx}bx,  SOMETHING QUITE NEW-  'ft-"  ft;  i  It',.-  'i  1  ill  CEYLON O.REEN TEA  Sam..! flavor as Japan, only more delicious.  FOOD TREATMENT FOB CONSUMPTIVES.  "An elderly woman threatened with  consumption was restored to strength  when all medicines had failed, by   a  rigorous course   of food    treatment,"  'says a . trained   nurse. "Upon awakening at G o'clock in the morning a    cup-  of hob milk was given to her. At seven  o'clock she sipped with a spoon a cupful of hot water.     At eight o'clock   a  preparation ot strong  beef  juice  was  given, to    her,    after    (which she ate  wiiatever ahe wanted for    breakfast.  At nino o'clock she took a    hlnjf cupful or thereabout    of    beef juice pro-  pared at home.     At110 o'clock a   cup  of hob milk,   at 11 o'clock   a cup    of  hot water,   aa   .before; at 12    o'clock  more of the homa prepared beef juice,  an egg, arid    anything    she    wanted  besides    for    luncheon.        The course  pursued in the afternoon was the same  aa that of tho morning, the hot water  coming at- five o'clock and hot milk at  nine o'clock. The patient objected to a  night menu, and unless she was restless she was not disturbed until morning.  "The juice squeezed from between  two aud three pounds of raw round of  steak was taken by the invalid daily.  This was cut into pieces about an inch,  square and 'warmed slightly in the  ovon, after which' 1 he juice was extracted by a hand ' press. Tho hot  water waa given by the physician, to  give tone to the stomach. With this  (treatment cod liver oil and cream were  given daily, when the patient could  -take them without disturbance'1 to'the,  stomach, together or with three eggs,  boiled or poached:  "Notwithstanding pathetic complaints that she could not look up  without seeing tho nurse coming with  -something to eat, and various remonstrances because she could nevor.be allowed to get hungry and enjoy a meal,  she thrived apace; and when' the  dreaded month of March came she waa  about the house, and at the beginning  of May she began, to eat like other  folks. The treatment had been started on December 1."  Besides .serving to make coffee  clear, an e(,rg beaten up with the ,  grounds before thoy are put into' (he j  water will act as a good ,tonic. To  prevent inflammation in a severe  burn or hcald, apply the white of an  egg. " This can be dono quickly, and  will relievo the stinging immediately.  Some people h.-ivo difficulty in taking a ran- ogg when prescribed by a  doctor. Urcik the egg into a cup.  Uo careful not to break the yolk.  Grate upon it a little nutmeg, add a  few drops of lemon juice, some chopped parsley, a little salt ami a dash  of pepper. This will make the egg so  palatable that it will not seem at all  like medicincl  THE DEMAND FOR  CS3EITE"I.������3*Kr ,*a?3EI^^. has been phenomenal.   Kouryoars ago practically unknown  To-Day a household necessity tho result ot careful blending and expert packlnp.  ' In Lead Paohots.   25. .in. an. tna-H  In Lead Pnoitets.   25, 30, 40, GO and 60o  MADE A FORTUNE IN ANTIPODES.  Sir Rupert Clarke, represent-' tho  greatest fortuno ever made in the  Antipodes. His father emigrated to  Tasmania early in tho century, and  went into tho cattle trade. Subsequently he extended his operation.1)  to Victoria, and acquired iunnenso  pastoral property. Being a man of  simple habits ho lived with groat economy, and left property,,: worth ������5,-  000,000. Unlike the majority of rich  Australians, Sir Rupert Clarke sticks  to the.land of his birth, a.rid lives  chiefly  at  his  beautiful scat  in, Vic-  PASSWORD TO THE TOWER. '  The Lord Mayor ia the only person,  besides the Queen and thie Chief Constable, who knows the password to the  Tower of London. The password is sent  to the Mansion House quarterly, signed by Her Majesty.  is Uric Acid in the blood.  Unhealthy kidnej's are the  cause of the acid being  there. If the kidneys acted  as they should they would  strain the Uric Acid out  of the system and rheumatism wouldn't occur. Rheumatism is a. Kidney Disease. Dodd's Kidney Pills  have made a great part of  their raputation . curing  Rheumatism. So get at  the cause of those fearful  shooting pains and stiff,  aching .joints. There is  but one sure way���������  ,0ne Minute Cure for Toothache.  <7JUagical in potency and power, penetrating 'at once to'the diseased nerve.  Ncxvilino ��������� nerve-pain cure ��������� cures  toothache in a moment. Nerviline,  the most marvellous pain remedy  known to science, may be used for all  nerve pains.    Test at once its efficacy.  Towtie���������Yes, I'm looking for a  house; we'llhave to move. The roaches  where we aro now scare my wife almost to death. Browne���������1 thought  you said tho only thing that could  really frighten her was a mouse?  Towite���������That's just if. At a little  distance thcic roaches look like  mice.  AN EXTENDED EXPERIENCE  Writes,a; well-known chemist, permits  mo to say that Putnam's Painless  Corn Extractor never fails. It  makes no soro spots in the flesh, and  consequently is painless. Don't you  forgot to get Putnam's Corn Extractor, now for sale by medicine dealers  everywhere.  You wish to marry one of my daughters? The youngest will get ������15,000,  the second ������30,000, and the oldest  ������45,000. You don't happen to have  one still, older ?  . MONTREAL HOTEL DIRE0T0BY. "  The " Balmoral," Free Bus ������$���������,*!������  MoGiU��������� College ATenna  . Family Hotel rates $1.60  .per, day.  AVENUE HOUSE  TROUBLES.  A  crowd  of. troubles ' passed ..him  by,  As  ho  with courage   waited.  'Ho said; "Where do you troubles fly  When you are  thus   belatedV  "Wo  go,"   they  said, "to   those   who  mope,  Who look on lite dejeeted;  Who weakly say good-bye to hope���������  We go where we're expected.  Barnes;���������Wonder what has happened to the Sweetsers ? They used to  bo dead in love with each other. Why  eveo'body was laughing at their devoted ness. Now they are as glum as  they can. be. Farmer���������I know. Sho  was silly enough to get him to go  shopping with ber the other day.  CALVERT'S  Carbolic Disinfectants. Soaps, Ointment, Tooth Powders, , etc., have beau  awarded 100 medals and diplomas for superior  excellence." Their regular use prevent infectious diseases. . Ask your, dealer to obtain a  supply.   Lists mailed free on application.  F. C. CALVERT & CO.,  MANCHESTER  <-   -     ENGLAND.  EOE SALE-CHOICE FARMS, BRUCE  County,  Ont.   Write for particulars, James J������, Stewart,  cardino, Ont.  MILLS, MILLS & HALES,  Barristorp, etc.  Removed to Wesley. J'uildinga,  Richmond St: W., Toronto.  WITH AN  WHAT  CAN    BID. DONE  EGG.  Not a few uses are found for the  e.gg besides serving it for,food. Every  housekeeper should know its many  valuable merits aud thereby be able  to save honself much annoyance and  trouble.  For   example,   the'., white   of  a raw  ���������     THIS WAS A FTJNERAI/ WORTH  > HAVING.  A scone the like of which has rarely  been witnessed in Wales was the funeral of Alderman David Morgan, the  miners' agent of Aberdare. Eighteen  collieries in the valley ceased work at  noon, and almost every, man of the  ten thousand people employed, at these  collieries attended the funeral. Most  of them bad walked a distance of five  miles, from Aberdare to Mountain  Ash, where the  FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS  MRS. WINSLOWS SOOTHING SYRUP has bean  ftaed by mothers for their children teething. It soothe  tho child, softens the gums, allays pain, cures wind  oolio, and Is the best remedy for diarrhoea. 25o.a bottle.  Bold by all druggist* throughout tlie world. Be sure  and ask for " Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup."  , Strategy���������That fellow Bumbleton is  a deep one. What has he been doing? Why, he got the new boarder  into a brisk controversy with the  landlady over the reasons -for woman's mental inferiority, and under  cover of it he sneaked a second piece  of huckleberry pie.   .  Instruments, Drums, Uniform*, Etc.  Every Town ������an have a Band  Lowest prices eyer. quoted.   Fine oatalogce 600 Ufcaft  tfationr mailed free.    Write us for anything in'  Music or Musical Instruments.  Whaley Royce & Co.. TorouwlninrVi&.  Catholic Prayer BofiSSS  Kclifilous Pictures, Statuary, and Church Ornamente-  Eduoational Works.   Mail orders receive prompt atten, .  iion. D. & J. SAOLIER -& CO.. Montreal.  POULTRY, BUTTER, ECCSr APPLES,  snd other PRODUCE, to ennre best results consign t<  The  Dawson Commission   Co., Lirnited,  :,.���������.   Oor.YYBst-Markot&Colborne St., Toronto,  vyppDi&PHbjo Engraving  egg makes a most satisfactory paste ���������   * wheie,!;he    funeral - took   place  and  foff ���������somft-f'liinV    ���������     wT/   7,     ' Tile scene���������the.procession    being over  am  for   somo  things  is   better  than a mile in length-was very    striking  any, prepared  mucilage or  paste one especially when the    huge    concourse,'  can. buy.      Dip into the white of an 1<rd by a u'aited choir, numbering over  For the very bestsend your work to the  " BRITISH AMERICAN DYEING CO."  Loolr /or agent in your town, or send direct.  egg the papers -intended for" covers:  to tumblers of jelly or jam, and they  will hold not only seourely, but will  be air tight.  In making mustard plasters mix in  tho white of an egg, and  there  will  bo  no daniger  of  burning   the   flesh.  The  white  skin- that  lines   the  shell  of an egg is a cooling application for,  a boil.      It is claimed that a raw egg  swallowed at  onco wh'ein  a fish bone  is caught in tho throat will dislodge  the bonic.    A better remedy, however,  is to fill the mouth Witty bread crust  and swallow    without chewing    any  more than necessary.     Hoarseness is  often, relieved  by taking the  white of .  an egg that is well beatenf with loaf I  sugar and  th'e juice of one  lemon.  j five hundred sang pathetic funeral  hymns in the minor, key so dear to the  hearts of Welshmen. In the cemetery  the vast gathering sang a well known  Welsh hymn. The effect was electrical  and scores of strong men burst into  teajrs.  There is more Catarrh In', this section of th������  country than all other diseases put together,  and until tho last few yours -waa supposod to be  incurable. For agroat many years doctors pronounced it a local disease, and proscribed local  remedies, and by constantly failing to euro with , .���������.. ,������������������.������������������_,,_ .  local treatment, pronounced it inourable.  Set-    . ,    ���������f0* l0,r a������mtin y������ur toiTn' or *eni <������"><*���������  enco has proven catarrh to bo a constitutional   Montreal, l oronto, Ottawa, Quebec.  disease, and therefore requires constitutional I :   treatment. Hall's Catarrh Curo, manufactured  by F. J. Chenoy & Cy., Toledo, Ohio, is tho only,  constitutional care on the market, lb is.takon  Internally in doses from .10 drops to a teaspoon-  ruL It acts directly on the blood and mucous  surfaces of the system. Thoy offer ono hundred, dollars for any case it falls to oure. Send  for circulars and testimonials.  Address,    F. J. CHENB Y & CO��������� Toledo, O  Sold by Druggists, 75a,        '  Hall's Family Pills are tho host;  He���������Do you know what I would do if  I were you ? She���������No. What? Ho���������I'd  marry- me'.:  *rt/ eject/ Vfci&uy^.  fc>0   YOU  SHOE  DRESSING!  itxauwuax.  ORE-SSINC  THAT WILL  KEEP THE LEATHER  SOFT AND PLIABLE  fif^i������iDS  ONE TRIAL WIUCONVINCe YOO  OF IT* SUPERIOR MERITS m  U  ��������� In  I:  &  ft'  ������'  lii  If  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, September 13, 1900.  Tlie Mining Review.  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1900.  ,   TRICKERY   OR   IGNORANCE���������  WHICH?  A great deal of nonsense appears in  the country press of Canada, because of  the ignorance, prejudice or both of the  publishers, but it lemains for' the print  up the gulch to out Herod anything we  have see,n in many a day. On tlie 15th  of August, for no other purpose than to  worm himself into the confidence of the  industrial vote of the country for elec-.  tion purposes, Mr. Houston introduced  a resolution as follows:  ''Resolved, That this house endorses  and affirms what is popularly known as  the eight-hour law, which provides that  'No person shall be employed underground in any metalliferous mine for  more than eight hours in every twenty-  four   hours,'   and   is  bppoied   to  any  THE LIBERAL CANDIDATE.  The Liberals of this constituency have  nominated Mr. Galliher, of Nelson, to  fill the shoes of Mr. Bostock, who refuses  to remain longer in polities. Even if  Mr. Galliher was an able man. which lie  cannot be, from the fact that though  several years a resident of the constituency in his prolession, he is almost entirely unknown outside of Nelson, it  would be a calamity to the country to  elect him, if opposed by any one of average integrity and fair ability, on the  other side of politics.  Up to four years ago last June, in conventions and otherwise, the Liberals of  Canada had been declaiming for reduced  taxation, reduction in j public debt, less  bonuses to railways, free trade, senate  reform, purity of elections; and in the  four years they have been ,permitted to  govern, they have been continuously  violating every principle clamored for in  opposition. Instead of reforming the  Senate, we find them pitchforking their  own discarded friends into it as fast as'  vacancies are created. Instead of a reduced debt, we find our bonded obligations doubly increased against the advance in Tory rule. Instead of free  trade, customs duties on our imports  average considerably more than before  they came into office. Instead of purity  in elections, one has to hold his nostrils  while passing through constituencies in  in Huron, Ontario, and several other  counties in that province.  On several occasions, the editor lias  had reason to differ with the leaders of  the Conservative party on matters of  policy, and often to quarrel with them,  allof which goes to show we don't look  for perfection on either side. For the  defects of the Conservative party it may  be said they were a long time in office���������  since Confederation, twenty live years,  against the eight of their opponents, and  it can safely be said, many times more  sins of omission and commission can in  the eight years be traced to the doors of  the Liberals than can be in the twenty-  five to the -record, of ��������� their opponents.  We need not look for perfection in any  political party, as it is composed of fallible men, nor should a party be condemned because,of indefensible acts of  its friends." It is only by.records that  parties can properly be judged; and one  glance at the records of the two political  parties of Canada,' should soon settle the  minds of every intelligent doubter. Mr.'  Galliher, of Nelson, endorses the policy  of the Liberals in the past,' and this  should settle the matter with the electors. For the present we say no more  about it, but will go into particulars as  soon as'his opponent is named.  change in said law whereby contracting  out of pame may be permitted, or by  which the penalties for infractions of the  law shall be abrogated or suspended,  but favors tlie enforcement of the law as  it now stands in its entirety and without any change."  To their credit, be it said, the government voted against tho  buncombe resolution ; and when the motion to appoint  a commission to enquire into the working of the mining laws, Premier Duns-  muir said  it was not  the intention to  disturb the eight-hour law.   For saying  the latter, he is styled by the local buffoon  "a liar," and for voting against the resolution of Curtis, he is styled '*a coward."  To be a liar a man  must intentionally  tell an untruth, and  to be a coward lie  must shrink from  doing something he'  knows  it^ to be hia  duty to do.   Fiom  the facts, it. is easily shown to any man,  who  has the necessary intelligence to;  understand ordinary parliamentary usages, that the premier did neither.    In  the first place we challenge the scribbler  up street to furnish  in the history of  parliaments  in  Canada, or any   other  civilized country for that matter, a parallel to the resolution of Curtis in question, the endorsation or affirmation of  a''law already on  the statutes, and  for  the repeal  or modification of which no  motion or movement of any kind lias  been made or suggested by any member  of the House.   Premier Dunsmuir knew  it was time enough to  affirm or endorse  a law, which of course the local inkling  ���������cannot understand, when its  legality or  desirability was questioned   by proceedings in  the House.   He knew Curtis's  motion was altogether uncalled for, and  calculated to catch the votes of the most  ignorant laborers in the country merely,  and being wholly unnecessary and for a  vainglorious object, he of course opposed  it.    For this he is called a coward and a  liar.    If the failure to carry that resolution  meant the   certain  destruction of  the eight-hour law, then there would be  ground for the attack made on the pre-  meir's  veracity;   but  as it in  no way  effects the law, the term liar is the result  of the superabundance of the gentleman  in the gulchite and nothing else.  If the scribe had only the slightest  knowledge of the subjects oh which he  writes, and on which he professes to  educate the people, things would be different, but when he has not, public men,  so far as bis circulation goes, which fortunately is very limited, have to suffer  for it. , If the man knows better, his  style of writing can be attributed solely  to the worst of allmotives���������deception of  the uninformed for the few cents it majoring in circulation.   -Which it is we are  Is tlie latest Note Paper <  out���������beautifully tinted��������� s  sold at Cliffe's Bookstore,   j  J. W.  BALMAIN,  Civil   Engineer,   Architect,   Etc.  P. O. Box 170.  SANDON, BRITISH COLOMBIA.  . S. Dkkwhy  Sandon, B. C.  H. T. TwinG  New Denver, B. C.  Oxford Stoves are tne  Best Heaters.  If you want a fuel-saver, purchase one of our Oxford Stoves or  Ranges, which will bum either  wood or coal. We have a nice  assortment for sale cheap. Call  and see them. .  HARRY NASH.  Donaldson's Old Stand.  DREWRY & TW1GO  Dominion and Provinelnl Laud Surveyors.  Civil and Mining Engineers.  Bedfoid <fc McNeil Code.  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER.  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON, B.C.  M. L. GRIMMETT, hh. B.  Barrister, .Solicitor, Notary  Public, Etc.  Sandon, British Columbia.  Alta Lodge, No. 29.  A. P. AND A. M.  Regular Communication of tho lodge.  Meets first Thmsday in em:h month atSp. m.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  TJIO-i. BROWN, Sec'y.  not. prepaied to say, but either is most  damaging ,to the political morality of  the community.  4 ,  children growing, .'nicely ?  Stronger ,each ,month? * A  trifle heavier? Or is one of  them growing the other  way ? Growing weaker,  growing thinner, growing  paler?   If so, you should try  Tn.vT man would be called a natural  born fool who would ask for a ladder to  hold up the moon .when no attempt was  made to pull it down, yet tlie editor (?)  of a local print calls Premier DunFinuir  "a coward" and "a liar," two very gentlemanly expressions, for not supporting  Smith Cnrtis:s buncombe resolution  ''re-affirming" the eight-hour law, when  no effort was being made or suggested  by any one to, disturb it. "Great in  Diana, the Goddess of the Ephesians."  It is no longer a Boer war, merely a  Boer hunt. Boherts ��������� has annexed the  Transvaal to the British empire, and  Krugcr and his , generals appear to have  fled the country. Here and there a  posse of Boers'show their hea.ds, and  when a chase is offered they fly to the  woods or the hills. This is all that remains,of the Boer war. From the first,  the nature of the termination was evident; but none the less it has occasioned  much bloodshed and sorrow that time  will never efface, in many a 'household.  But war, though always occasioning  these, is ever justifiable when popular  freedom is involved. The result of this  war w'iil be another colony to the  Mother Country, settled by; a people  that will enjoy for all time, the freedom  of British instutiona.  The Denver House  0000  Headquarters for Travelling Men and  Miners.  The Table is first class.  The Bar Is always stocked by the best  Imported Wines, Liquors and Cigars,  The Rooms are all that can be desired  for comfort.  NELSON & CO., Proprietors.  Are Going  See C. K. SKALES,  THE EXPERT PAPERHANGER  Who will give you close figures  011 * Painting, Paperhauging and:  Signs. We are quickV,at the  busines���������-up-to-date mechanics in;  every way. :.- ��������� .;'.'-.  Established 1858.,  wmi us iiraii  It's both food and medicine.  It corrects disease. It makes  delicate children grow in  the right way���������taller,  stronger, heavier, healthier,  50c. and JSx.oo. all druggists.  SCOTT & BOWNE, Chemists, Toronto.  Shipments on-Slocan Lake so far this  year are:  !   Mine. ��������� Tons.  Bosun ���������.���������.'   Hartney ....'../ ..  Capella   Enily Edith..............  Plewett .,., .'..,.  Vancouver   Wakefield, cconcentrate's)'.  Galena Mines .'   Enterprise.;.'.'.   Neepawa .................  Arlington ���������'���������''..  Black Prince        ..  Kilo          Total "   ..   '  7*10  20  7  ��������� 20  70  SO  (ISO  20  S80  300  00  20  290-1  riannfacturers of all kinds of  Plain and Fancy  m Hi  VICTORIA, B.C.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B.C.  Harris & Hickman  Painters,  Paperhangers,  Decorators.  We do the Finest Work-in the city, just  give   us   a   trial.  Hamkis & Hickman,,  ���������   Sandon, B.C.  t}' B  3  1  W  *'! _  Mil  ���������P  mm  ��������� 1:y.T ���������*���������'���������'  ���������S3S3BG3SE M  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, September 13, 1900.  lit  ft   '  V   !  1.1   ������t  Tlie C. P. R. House  A Most Delightful Outing- Home For  Those Who Desire It.  The new C. P. R. honse boat which is  now completed and ready for occupation  has been visited by a  large number of  Nelson people, all of whom declare it to  ������������������ be and indeal outing home.   The boat is  completely furnished  in every respect.  The   four state rooms  with  their four  double and foursingle berths are equipped  with everything oiie would desire in a  bed room at home.   In the dining room  is all that a dining room requires, silverware, glassware, etc., and the room itself  is. sufficiently large to accommodate any  party that could travel on the boat. The  kitchen  is complete,  too, and in fact,  there is nothing lacking anywhere.   All  of the rooms are carpeted and  the hallway is laid with  oilcloth.   Upstairs you  are in the open air, with an awning to  shield j'ou from the sun and a hammock  if you would lav down and read and rest.  No more delightful place to spend a week  "or two ' could  be imagined,'- provided, of  '��������� course; the boat is anchored in some one  of the many thousand  beauty spots of  Kootenay Lake.   Nowhere, perhaps, in  all the Dominion of Canada is  there a  bod}* of water offering to the man of the  reel and flv, or he or: the, gun,'such inducements as are offered anywhere on  Kootenay Lake, aud nowhere are there  more delightfully secluded  olaccs than  can   be found here.   And  it is to give  visitors  the opportunity  of   Eceing  all  this under most pleasantconditions, that  the C. P. R. lias caused to be  built this  house boat.   It is to be rented to parties  and at a figure which  makes it within  the reach of evervone \yho can afford an  outing.   The boat  itself will rent at $5  per day, with a minimum charge of $20.  It will be towed to  any point that can  be reached from Nelson at the regular  lowage charge of 50 cents a mile, with a  minimum towage charge of $5.   All that  those who rent the boat have todo is, to  slock it with eatables and drinkables.  Nothing else is required by them unless  they   desire  a  servant, and   this   the  C P. R: officials will undertake to secure  for them.  e  8  THE HUNTER=KENDRICK CO., LTD.  Have purchased the Hunter Bros. Sandon store, and will  keep up the business reputation held by the old firm.  Hunter Bros., jvish to thank the general public for past  favors and hope that they will continue the same with the  new firm. All the stock is new and up to date,, aud all the  requirements in our lines will always be kept in stock.  e  *  o  o  o  ��������� ��������� a o ��������� e a a ��������� a e o o ��������� o ������������������ e ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� e ������������������ o ������������������������������������ e ���������������> a ��������������������������������������������������������������� o o ��������������������������� o ������������������ e ��������� e e o o o ��������������������������� a a  $4+4*^+*++**4+'^++*++++4*+*^^4^+^+^+*^++^++44+**++^*W+^*++^+++**++.  Dr. and Mr-, Iiendryx left for their  home in California, after afleiigthy visit  in Sandon. During his f-tay the Doctor  saw tlie destruction ot the Company's  ore house and train, and their-reconstruction and thorough operation again.  Everything is now in fine form on the  property. ,,  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  Chnrlottlo unci Herbert Mineral Claims, situ-  .  ute in the Slocan- Mining Division of West  Kootenay   District.    Where  located:    On  McGuigan Creek, nnd near the Washington  Mine.  Tnfco notice that T, W. J. H. Holmes, acting  ns agent for Edivin Hyde- Tomlinson, Kree Miner's certificate No. 2<Jllsi A, and the Washington Mining Company (foreign) Free Miner's  Certificate N'o. "Oil special, intend fiO days from  the date hereof, to apply to the. Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for  the purpoese of obtaining Crown Grants of the  above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance ot such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 27th day of August, 1900.  DEPARTURE.  In addition to our made-to-order department, which  will always be kept up to the pink of perfection, we have  put in a fiue assortment of all  z  z  Miners' Clotbioi  Gents' FnrnisMflgs  Our Boots and Siloes, Underclothing, and, infect     J  4sitwjus'wl,at'swan'edi,it,,e<:'T';'p- C������������^ |  Spokane Falls &  Northern R'y.  Nelson & Fort  Sheppard R'y. j  Red Mountain Railway.  The only all rail route.between all points  east, west and south, to Rossiand, Nelson, and  intermediate points; connecting at Spokane  with Great Northern, Northern l'aeiiic, and O.  K. &N. Co.  Connects at Nelson with steamer Ior Kaslo  nnd all Kootenay lake points.  Connects at Meyer's Falls u-ith stage daily  for Republlcaud connects at Bossburg with  stage daily for Grand Forks and Greenwood.  Effective June Srd, correct time card as  follows.-��������� ' , ' >-".  Leave. Dav Train. AnuiVB  10:35 a. m Spokane 7:10 p.m.  12:05p. m -. .Rossiand .5:30 p. m.  9:30 a. m.. Nelson .8:00 p, m.  Night Train.  9:45 p. m ....Spokane..' ..... 7:05a. m.  11:00 p. m Rossiand  .6:30 a. m.  h. a; jackson,,g. p. & t. a.,  .   Spokane, AVash.  G. K.TACKABURV,  Agent, Nelson, B. C.  folliott & McMillan  Qoritr^aotor^s  and BuilcLer^s.  Plans aud estimates furnished on all classes of buildings.  Factory opposite the C. P. R. freight shed.  Sash and Doors,  Frames and Mouldings on hand or to order on  short notice.  Dealers fn Rout-sR and Dressed Lumber.  Sfun^Ies   Laf/K l*fme and JJrfck.  CALL AND GET PRICES.  P. O. Box 155. Sandon, B. C.  Canadian   Pacific  and SOO   Line.  RENOWNED ���������  "Imperial limited" Service,  with  improved   connecting  service   to  ��������� nnd   from   the ���������  KOOTENAY COUNTRY.  Frist-class Sleepers on all trains from  Arrowhead & Kootenay Landing.  1    Tourists Cars pass Medicine Hat daily  j for St. Paul; Saturdays, for Montreal and  ���������j Boston;   Mondays   and Thursdays,   for  Toronto.     Same cars   pass   Revelstoke  one day earlier. .  ,    CONNECTIONS.  Ex. Sun.     "��������� To & from all points.       E"C. Sun.  13:35 leave Sandon        arrive 13.10  For rates, tickets and full information  apply to  J. R. Cnr/DGE, igent,  Sandon, B. C, or  \V. F. Anderson, E. J. Coyle  T. P. A., Nelson. A.G.P.A., Vancouver  Dealers fix TQeafs  AT SANDON ������  IROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY.  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS :  To and from European points via Canadian  and American lines. Apply for sailing dates,  rates and full information to any C I'. K. agent  or J. R. Crudjre, Agent, Sandon,  \V. P. P. Cummings, Gen.b.S. Agent,Winnipeg life-  '?<#'  US    -  it  w  m  lift'. :  p:;:  \w ���������'���������������������������  Ife-.: ���������,-  ���������te ��������� :������������������  |������K'--'  if  l'.V-fi'  ISMi ���������  I'  m  m  i  S  Ill'  lis.,  (Si '  p:  if:  it'.  <$>  ���������* ���������  I About the Mouse  $$^������������.  ^���������^^^���������^���������^'������^^^���������������������������o^**'**  \      . .YOIX SHOULD. --','���������;��������� ���������'���������'���������;  .���������If'aiM 'faints '.place him'..flat on  bis back and, let  him'alone.    "V,.  ���������'.-. If. any poison is swallowed, drink  instantly half "'a glass "of 'cold 'water  with a heaping 't-easpoonful' each, of  common salt .-and,. ground mustard  stirred; into it; this vomits as, soon  as it";:roaches ,the stomach;"but- for  fear some of the poison still remains  swallow, the white of one'or two raw  eggs, or drink a cup of strong coffee;  .these two, being antidotes for a great-  '���������: eir number -of poisons than any doz-  eou other articles known, ,,withl the advantage of their ,; being . .always,'.at  hand; it not, a. half'pint of sSveet.'oil  or lamp oil, or "drippings," or melted butter or 'lard are 'good "substitutes, especially-if., they vomit quick-.  "���������'iy.*'' -:v,:]''������������������'.-'Jr.: "/' ���������'-���������"':-:',- :'������������������'��������� ���������'.-':  ���������'.' The best thing to stop the bleeding  of it moderate cut 'instantly, isto cover it profusely with cobweb or flour  and salt,; half and'half.  .     If   the' blood   comes   from   a wound  ��������� by. jets or spurts, be spry, or the man;  .will be dead in a few minutes; be-  eause'an  artery  is  .severed;     tie'  a  .handkerchief. , loosely around near  the part between the wound and the  heart; put a stick between the handkerchief and the. skin, twist it round;  'until the blood ceases, to flow, and  keep it there until the doctor conies;  "if ...in-a-'position-,where   the  handker-,  . chief can not be used, press.tho thumb  on a spot ..'near  the .wound,,   between  'the   wound   and   the   heart;   increase  ��������� the pressure until the bleeding ceases,  .but  do not   lessen   that   pressure  for'  an instant, until the physician arrives*" so as to glue up the wound by  the coagulation  or  hardening of  the  ' cooling blood.  If your clothing takes fire, 'slide the  hands down the dress, keeping them;  as close, to the body as possible,' at  the same time sinking to the floor  by   bending   the     knees;   this   has    a  'smothering effect on the flames; if  riot extinguished or. a great headway  is got, lie down on the floor, roll over  and. over, or better, envelop yourself in a carpet, bedcloth, or any  garment you can get.hold'.of, always  preferring woolen.  -.'..-'���������       . ��������� STEWS.     ���������"  PlainHamburg Stew.���������������������������Heat a table-  spoonful of butter or nice drippings  in a frying,:pan; put in a pound, of  finely chopped beef .called in trade  "Hamburg Steak." . Season, to taste  with salt and pepper' and brown  quickly, stirring most'of'the timo to  ,'keep the crumbs' of beef separated,  and. that the browning may bo evenly  done. Turn in a coffee cupful of  boiling .'water. Thicken   , with 'a  '��������� level tablespoonf ul of flour, lhixo'd  smoothly with cold water. Boil throe  minutes., Serve on square's or three-  cornered pieces of buttered toast.  Sprigs of parsley make a tasty gam-1  ish.  For breakfast or lunch this quantity is sufficient for( four persons.  Hamburg Vegetable Stew.���������Brown  and season one pound of Hamburg  stc-ak as in preceding recipe. Havo;  ready stewed in a stew pan one medium sized onion, minced or slioed, one.  large potato and one small carrot cut  in dice, a tender turnip, if sweet- and  not at. all bitter cut in dioe and a little shaved cabbage may be added if  liked. When vegetables are cooked  a large cupful of liquor should remain  in stewpan.      Into this stir one ten-  .spoonful of good beef extract/Mix  this compound with tho , browned  beef. Thicken    slightly     and   boil  three minutes, .being careful not to  ', burn. Serve on buttered toast or  with .'egg' dumplings.    "'. ���������'���������     ,  Egg Dumplings.���������Ono cup of flour,,  one egg, pinch of salt, dash of pepper,  one teaspoonful -baking r, powder,  enough .rich.milk to make;as stiff 'a'j  batter as can be nicely handled!-with.;  a' spoon:. ' ; ��������� ,���������''���������.''.  .With, a teaspoon drop a, spoonful of  this batter ' first in ��������� one . side of ���������'��������� the  stew pan and then in the. other until  ���������all is used.: ���������Cover stewpan tightly  and boil gently, but constantly .for  from seven to ten minutes, according' to size of dumplings.   "������������������' ,  An asbestos mat placed under stewpan will usually, prevent, scorching. .-,,  Chicken Stew. with. Rice and Curry.  ���������To many farmers', tables tho use, of  curry powder . is'.' unknown. If the  following recipe is tried !��������� believe it  will be found so relishable as to be oft  repeateciy-. '������������������.���������.;���������-  .Cut up a chicken, an old fowl is  nice cooked, in this "way or remnants  of cold chicken may bs- used.- .Stew*  until'.',sufficiently^ tender to, remove  bones. ��������� After bones are removed,cut  up meat , rather 'coarsely' and return  to liquor, in stewpan." There 'should  bo. just , enough liquor to- cover ' the  meat."; Salt to taste'and add a-good  teaspoonful of India . curry powder,  to "a quart" of stew. Thicken, with  flour thickening and let boil two1 or  three minutes..,' .-".',. '���������'-"',- ���������:.���������''���������.'���������  . Have ready' one cupful of rice boiled in three cupfuls.Tofwater seasoned  with one teaspoonful of salt. , It is  easy to.boil rice perfectly when a double boiler is used. ,To save time boiV  the rice on the stove' without the  outer . boiler':until the water is nearly .absorbed. ��������� Then use the double  boiler to finish. ., -  - :-���������  ,; Heap the chicken, and curry! in the'  middle, of a deep' platter and, put  rounded spoonfuls of the ��������� snowy rice  about it. '��������� Or if preferred put spoon-,  ful of boiled rice In centre of platter'  and pour curried ohickon over it.'  .,;  APPLE PUFFS.   . .'.-'���������'  For six persons: One pint flour, two  teaspoonfuls of baking powder,- one |  level teaspoonful of salt, enough |  sweet milto to make stiff batter, three i  cupfuls of tart apples peeled, cored j  and chopped.  Havo ready buttered six cups or  jelly glasses, fill these nearly full with  the. batter and apples in alternate-  layers, putting the first layer of apples and the last of batter. Place  glasses in steamer, cover tightly and  steam, over^rapidly boiling water for  twenty minutes without removing,  steamer cover. H apples do not seem'  quite done, steam a few minutes  longer, but too long steaming, makes  batter  tough. '  ' .  , When, done turn from glasses into  pudding saucers and serve at once  with lemon cause or with a sauce  made as follows:  Two cupfuls of apple juice strained  as for jelly, one cupful of sugar, one-  half cupful of butter; put in saucepan and lot come to a boil and thicken  with' a dessertspoonful of flour mixed smoothly with a. little cold water.  If desired, color any preferred shade  with Dr. Price's fruit color and add  any liked flavor, or color with! hoine-  oannod raspberry or blackberry Juice,  and add no other flavor.  ONE   ACCOMPLISHMENT   FOR  GIRLS.  Every girl, in whatever station of  life she may be placed, should be  brought up to mend her own clothes  ami do a certain, share of a younger  sister's or brother's, or something for  heir parents. Even where people are  rioth enough to keep lady's maids it  does not follow that their children  will be  able   to  do   so to   the   end   of  their lives, and.maiiy a girl.has married and gone out With good prospects  to some country or colony where no  one can be got to perform these little  services for either love or money, and,  if not able to do them for herself, she;  has been in a very poor plight.  SALT USEFUL IN MANX WAYS.  ,Ai strong" solution of salt and water,  may be used to clean bedsteads. The  cleansing properties of the brine  make it efficacious.  Willow furniture may,also be cleaned in the same manner. Rub it,'with  a nailbrush and   dry   thoroughly.  ': Salt dissolved inalcobol will remove  grease  spots ' from cloth'.   ', -'        ���������''���������',  .:   Salt dissolved in lemon juice is, invaluable' for, removing stains from the  hands. .  ; Salt sprinkled( about "the' garden,  walks and places frequented by snails  will, effectually '��������� remove those creatures. ''',- .'���������������������������������������������' ' - -��������� ���������. ���������:'...  ��������������������������� Ink stains in linen' can be removed  if .they are first'washed in a strong  solution of salt and, water, and then  sponged with lemon, juice. , '  ��������� A' brine of   coarse   salt  and   water  will destroy   weeds.        ; ���������'-���������  ; ���������   '";; . A GREAT TRAVELER. '   :  Hi*.   <;c������vji<i   I'.    .Morrison,    I'cKfii  ' Corrc-  s;>oiicl<-]iI of the London Times.    .  Aside'from the official dispatches  from Minister Conger and Sir Claude  Macdonald, tho first authentic news  to come out of Pekiu." sinca the foreigners were besiegod, is the dispatch  from Dr. George Ernest Morrison, the  correspondent of the London Times,'  printed in Thursday's Free Press. Dr.  Morrison..has had ,the inside track of  Chinese news for a number of years,  and several times before has startled European capitals. He is acknowledged the most' reliable correspondent in Peikin.  .Dr. Morrisou has led an adventurous life as a traveler. Ho is an Australian by birth, the son of a Scotch  educator. While a school boy he  traveled several hundred miles alone  down ah Australian river. Next he,  walked from Melbourne to Adelaide.  While ��������� staying at Melbourne university he went to the .Beche des Mer  fisheries' and .worked'..for several  months as an ordinary seaman. While  thus engaged he exposed the ti*affic  in kidnaping Kanaka boys in the  South Sea Islands aud brought down-  a royal commission which put an end  to the practice. '���������', This was his first  experience as a newspaper correspondent.  His next adventure was a 1,900-  milo walk across tho Australian continent, with' the sun and stars as his  only guides. The clothes and boots  bo wore on this trip are now in the  Melbourne Museum. He explored  New Guinea for a Melbourne paper  and was wounded in an ambush, necessitating a trip to England for surgical aid.  ��������� He took up medicine, in 1887, arid received his M. D. in 1895. While a  medical student Stanley asked him to  accompany' him to Africa, but ho declined. After a tramp through various islands of the West Indies hewerit  to* England and became a hospital  surgeon.  In 1893 he traveled through'China,  Japan and the Philippine Islands,  and in 1894 made a wonderful journey  on foot from. Shanghai to Burmah,  being dressed as a Chinaman and  without an interpreter. Ho accomplished the 3,000 miles in 100 days and  at a cost of less than ������100. His adventures oa this trip are told in a  book, "An Australian in China." He  was appointed tho correspondent of  the Times at Pekinl in 1895.  GARDENING IN, CHINA,' '?  .11 mi3", .ivi'i's    In- <iiliiv:ii<-a    Whlcli  Arc   '.'  ['������������������known In Other ].:'iitls.  Queer  people  the Chinese. If prizes  for profitablo gardening weroVcompet-  ed ,for    by hat!ions,  ' the Mongolians  would have a very fair chance of be- ,  ing successful competitors.     The Chinese do not confine'themselves to cultivation on-dry: laud> only.; they  also ,,  cultivate  tho  bott'om   of  the .waters,,  and in the beds of shallow lakes, ponds  and   brooks .produce   fruits  unknown  to other 'people.-   The water chestnut,.;;.,  the   fruit  of  which: is' inclosed  in   a?  [case   formed   by   its - root,   is; one "of"-  the.' most  noteworthy ,of.,:' these, pro- !.':  dlucts and is grown up in large quantities.   It   is' very   wholesome and  of  a delicate flavour, and is gathered by;'..  women; who tuck .up theirwide trousers, and wade above 'their, khoos into-  :.  the ponds, where they grope for    the  chestnuts  with  their hands.  As soon  asi' her ;,basket . is; full,1; the  'gatherer1 ;.'  repairs   to   the  nearest   town  or   village, which. she perambulates, crying '-,-.  her water chestnuts. 'These esculents  are   much   appreciated,  and-meet:    a  ready -sale.   .They   are    prepared   for ,  food,by removing the rind and boiling  .the .'bulb.  ���������',,;,;���������-'���������''., .-c';'- ,'/���������  A  great  ������rariety of, trees,  some   of   ':  which are little known out of .China,  are to be found in the ofehards. In  addition   to   the  peaph, .apricot,   custard-apple, rose-apple, pineapple-pear :.'.  plupi,   date,   cocoa,  plantain,   banana,  persimmon,    citron,     orange,   , lemon,  quince, guava, olive, pomegranate, and    '  vine���������the last mentioned being grown '  in : many: varieties���������there are  theli- '������������������'���������,  chi,  the fr'luit of which is of the size  of  a strawberry,   the  stone   being  in  soft,   succulent   pulp; of,-a-,very   deli-   ;  cious ,flavor ; "the- lunghgan,   or  dra-   '  gion's  eye;  the wampee,  whoso fruit, ^  about   the   size  of, a pigeon's egg,   is  mfuch   esteemed,   and   the  cai-ambolo.  Of  these fruits  the  carambo is,  perhaps, gathered in greatest al-.undance.   '���������  In the, aH,t"uimn when the fruit ripens,  the  orchards  are. in:a state  of   per-   .  petual  clangor,   from  the   beating  of  gongs by boys hired for the purpose,  and  without  whom, the   birds  would  consujme^more  than half  the fruit.  CHINA'S   FLOATING   HOUSES.  There arei to be found in China at all  cities and towns on the banks of rivers  and creeks, what may be called floating hotels. They are large boats .of  special construction, and are called  Chee-Tung' Teng;. As the rivers ..and  creeks may be said to be the highways...  of the country,,these boat's:are of great ,���������  service to travellei*s. The gates of  cities and towns are invariably closed  ab an early hour of th'e evening, and  should a passenger boat arrive at a  city by night, the passengers would be  unable to disembark until the next  morning were ib not for the conveni-s  once of these, floating hotels.  There are, alao large boats on the  Canton river,called by the. Chinese  Wang-Laii and by the foreigners  flower boata. These boats are neither,  mare nor less than floating houses,  and they are often richly'carved and  gilded. At night, when illuminated,  they present a gay and animated appearance. These heats are the resort  in the evening of citizens who are disposed to make merry. It is not considered decorous for a Chinese gentleman to invite friends to dinner at his  family residence, excepting on the  marriage of a son or daughter, or  when honouring the natal.anniversary  of a member of his family. He therefore issues cards of invitation to his  friends to meet him at dinner on board  a certain flower boat. The dinner is  cooked in a large floating kitchen  anchored near. At such banquets  there are ' invariably a number of:  public singing women.  i  "H -  :  i"  f  -- fa-1  4  Mi  I  :!:'  it  Hi*  f!  ���������si  i  I'  '4:  ,"'���������'  f.  'ft  I  m  *$&' MfPUF Tl A VQ IIE* rnTTTp QITJ-nii- I <-his. ot-hers for that.   In' the end rose  J-IlJll JJiLIO Ul!   JLJlJiJ OlJllljiiJ j the Archdeacon, and said that for his  ������������������ | part  he  would  rather  die   under   the  THE   LATE GEO.   W. STEEVENS   AT; Union Jack than live under the wbito  LADYSMITH. j flag.    |     So said they all.  An   .li-clulrinoii   Who   \1 <>������:<]   leather   l>ln  !*iiil(.|- tIk- irnloit .I.-uli lh.-tu 1,1 vi- t'li'li'i-!  Hi.' While rjn-i. !  i  We  woke  on   Saturday  morning   to j  the    accustomed    couple    of  bangs��������� '  Long  Tom  and   the  four-point-seven.  Tlien    silence.        '   - j  We dressed and breakfasted with j  ���������disquietude. What devilish trick were '  ihey up to now? . I  Five minutes later everybody with- | new Ladysmith. The old one was shut  in a mile radius of the town knew I up, deserted, an empty sholl of match-  that Sir George White had sent out I board and corrugated iron. Theleem-  ���������more white flag���������to ask General ! ing centres of population were void  Joubert whether the sick and wound- ' and soundless.  ed,   women   and   children,     and   non-J    The  post   office,   where   throe   days  combatants    might    leave   the  town. ' ago, you steamed and stewed ten min-  "GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!"  Bareheaded under the sun they sang  "God Save the Queen,1' and went forth  to hide their women folk and children  in holes in the hills'and clefts in tho  river hank.  We had, they, said, till noon on Sunday. But by before that���������when I went  out before    breakfast���������there,   was     a  crept out of bed, stoailthily I shaved  and felt unusually naked in my tub.  At eight tho ca'Im was Sa'bbatical, 1  laid in breakfast to last the whole day.  At nine I went forth to view the  world. It was difficult to find it, but  such as I uprooted were unscathed.  At. ten an' eremite, who lived in tho  face of a cliff, came hi demanding  gin and  water.  Ncfw, as I write, it is after lunch,  and I more than half think it worth  while going out to try and buy meat  and bread for dinner. Bat where on  earlh is the bombardment? This absence of ���������jombardment is tho most  uervcr-tdiattering  thing in  the  world.  A  WOMAI'S   FAUE  utes in human juice l>erore you could  buy a penny stamp,. was closed (ill  further notice and porlcullised with  hay bales. Of the hospital remained  only  the bare   walls,  a few skeletons  Everyfoody assumed, Heaven alone  knows why���������it speaks^better for the  reputation of Jouberl's magnanimity than for that of Ins common-  souse���������that   the       reply      would     be  "Yes." ,Aimost everybody decided to i of teds, and the smell of iodoform,  go. | The   local   Whileley  had  his   rolls   of  They  debated   awhiio     whether     ii j dress  fabrics   on   the   pavement,   and  would    be railway or road, then decid- | had substituted  himself  for   them   in  e'd   that   it   was  a case   of   driving?  to j his cellar.   The Royal Hotel held out  _Marilzbui*g.- i gallantly   till   the   last   moment,   tho  Those who had carts were popular , waiters disappeared 'by day, but the  men. Those who had many horses i manager and barman cooked the din-  sold ail but two, those who had two j ner, and the natives crept in io servo  looked about  for  a pack-saddle,  those   it  by  night.  who had one made a selection of them- j But by Monday morning even the  goods, u/nd greased their socks. Those j .Royal Hotel was derelict. The man-  who had none sought friends who had. j ager and barman and one faithful  Within five minutes I became the le- ] waiter had entrenched themselves be-  gatee  o������ five   months' stores. j hind  bags  of  flour  in  a cleft  of the  PREPARATION FOR FLIGHT.       | hills, and with a case of whiskey and  The whole morning buzzed with pre- j a ������ood conscience they were sorting  ���������paration.     Just before lunch time it ! ihe accounts, which we mean  to pay  HERE AND THERE.  Ili'iii- of Iiitcrt'st   I'i-om millui-ciil J'nrls  <>r  I he 4'lirlH-.  became known   that   the  answer had  I when the bombardment is over.  arrived. Nobody took much interest I Briefly, Ladysmiith lived umder-  in that, everybody was sure it was I ground. You turned a corner and in  "Yes." A'boui ha'lf-way through lunch ' a natural easy chair sat a lady under  .the text of tho answer floated in on I a sunshade reading a yellowback novel  the summer-laden  air. I Presently you caime to a pit, wherein  It was "No." Nobody couia possibly squaA-led a black nurse amusing a  he allowed to go South. The sick aud j hum oh of children. But' the fashion-  .woU'Udcd, women and children, and ' a*>le quarter.- now. was the river bed.  non<-cpmbutants  might    remove   to a   Ladysmith  has   tho felicity   that   the  Klip River flows twice round it in the  point four miles out within twenty-  four hours. They were to go���������you  have guessed it���������under the white flag,  and they were to have no communication with the combatant part of the  garrison. Also no man who went out  was to fight again during the siege.  And a meeting was to be held before  the Town Hall at four to consider the  question.  The meeting was duly held. Outside the Town Hall���������it looked like a  miniature study of half the tqwn  halls in England.1���������to-day; a drench of  iodoform proclaimed it as a hospital  ���������gathered the civil population of  Ladysmith. The -Mayor and Town  Council on the steps, ai hotelkee(per,  a'bout six parsons, sixty unshaven  men in soft hats, and a lady and four <  men on horseback  behind.  Mr. Mayor���������his bare head relieving  his muttonchop. whiskeirs���������opened the  .meeting, and requested' the town  .clerk to read' the correspondence. The  honourable gentleman inaudibly did  .so, and then at the,'request',.of three-  .quarters of the civil population, inaudibly did so again.  Then the discussion Degan. rxouhd-  eyed Tommy watched it from the  skirts of the crowd. So did ox-eyed  Rani Bux, the Indian doolie bearer,  not knowing what it all meant, nor  caring, ignorant and indifferent how  the war was going, content to carry  the wounded out of action, and leave  his own fate and everything else to  God.  But that is nat the point of view, of  Ladyspiith. Voices ibegau to ring,  'Hear, hear,   and 'No, no," to    growl.  shape of an S, und the Klip River  banks are high and steep, and of a  light frable soil. They have branching clefts, wherein you might find  whole families dozing under blankets  propped up with sticks, comforted  with the presence of many stalwart  Natal Volunteers. An you rode along  the bank you heard familiar voices  amd saw familiar faces grinning up  from holes in mid precipice, rwhere  they dwelt with flasks and potted  meats like monks of Alhos. Others  grilled toeneaitn hutches of galvanized  iron, which, ' slightly spread with  earth, is reported a sure defence  against shrapnel, for Boer shrapnei  tinkles on their roofs as ice tinkles  in a lemon squash. As for the Imperial Light Horse, they drove nine  tunnels into the river hank, and mado  the place look like a deep lead mine  in England. You could not gb ten  yards without seeing" a freshly dug  hole, freshly abandoned for another  yet more hermeticaii.  THE;-AGONIST,. OF. EXPECTATION.'  We. were all troglodytes and lake-  dwellers and cave men, now���������rock-  ralbbits and conies and lizards. As for  me, I intended when the real bombardment began to lie in the river,  with the tip of my nose and> n. pair  of Zeiss glasses above the water.  But in the meantime, the amusing  thing was that the bombardment did  not begin. I woke at three on Monday morning to the uproar of a squadron of Light Horse getting under  arms. "Q,. ye merciful powers,''. I  said, "has it begun already,'' and then  The Mayor was for going out. The I I went asleep again. I woke up with  hoteikeeper was for taking a rifle and a jump at fivei���������and the firmament  joining the firing line.   Some were for I was    still utneracked.   Tlentatrvely    I  'The only two great European  capitals that never have been occupied  by a foreign foe are London and St.  Petersburg, ���������  In the Queen's saloon, carriage,  within easy reach 'of the, bed, is a  handle on the floor, toy pulling up  which Her Majesty can apply the  brakes to the whole'train at any moment.  (At. Queen .Victoria's, table an old  custom, which originated at the time  of George II., is preserved. As each  dish is placed upon the taible the name  of the (cook who prepared it is  announced.  An organist lwho died in Sweden  had held the position of choirnxaster  and organist in one church for  seventy-two years withlout missing a  service. He and his ancestors had  played the' organ in the same church  for 200 years.  The biggest gun on earth has just  been finished at the .Watervleit  Arsenal, the United States Government gun works. Its length is 49ft.  2in., and it weighs about 120 tons. It  has a calibre of lUin., and can throw a  shell weighing over a ton a distance  of twenty-one miles.  In the German Army the step is  recokned at 31 l-2in., and the number  of steps in a minute at 112; in the  Austrian at 20 l-2in., and the number at 115 to 130; in the Italian at' 29  l-2in., and the nfumber at 120; in the  French at 29 l-2in., and the number at  115; and in the English at 30in., and the  number at 116 steips a minute.  Among the varied treasures of the  Shah perhaps the Peacock Throne  ought to be accorded premier place.  The frame is entirely of silver, and  above it (the 'gleams of silver melt  into molten gold. It is encrusted  from end to end and from top to bottom with diamonds. The rug on  which the Shah xep-osea- is edged  with amethysts, and tho pillow on  which he reclines hia Imperial head is  fringed with pearls. Some travellers,  Burton amongst them have estimated the value of the Peacock Throne at  ������5,000,000.  A trade journal estimates the American "output" of bocycles for the past  year at about eight hundred and fifty,  thousand wheels. More than one  hundred thousand were exported, and  about seven hundred thousand were  reserved for home consumption. Yet  the bicycle is now no novelty. It looks  as if the people who have supposed and  declared that wheeling was merely a  temporary fad would have to own  themselves beaten, and aim their  dismal predictions at the motor-cycle  and the automobile.    .'-.'���������'  Siberia has recently furnished a new  game-bird for the epicures of Europe.  It is called the Siberian partridge, and  is, "found in bhte mountains south of  Omsk in southern Siberia, but its  original homo is said to be Manchuria.  Its principal food consists of wild nuts,  which give an exquisite flavor to its  flesh. These .birds, which have begun  to appear oy thousands in the markets of London, are shot during the winter and forwarded to England by way  of the Baltio Sea.  PLAINLY INDICATES THE CONDITION  '    OF HER HEALTH.  Beauty IMiaiipcnrs When (he Uses lire Dull,  the Sklii .Sallow, -mil ih<; Wrlnklei Keel n Io Appear���������How One Woman Be'  sained Ucnlfh and Comeliness.  Almost every "woman at  tne'    Dead  of a home meets daily with innumerable little worries   in   her   household  affairs.     They inay be  too small    to  notice an hour  afterwrds  but   it    is  neverthele as   these     constant    little  worries   that    make so many women;  look  prematurely   old.      Their   effect  may be noticed in   pick   or    nervous  headaches, fickle appetite, a feeling of  constant weariness, pains in the back  and lions, or in a   sallow) 'con������p**exion,  and    the   coming of wrinkles, which  every woman ,who desires comeliness  dreads.     To those thus afflicted   Dr.  Williams'     Pink Pills   offer a speedy  and certain    cure ;    a restoration   of  color bo the cheeks, brightness to   the  eye, a healthy appetite, and "a    sense  of freedom from  weariness.  Among the thousands    of   Canadian  women who have found   new   health  and new strength' through the use of  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills-is-Mrs. Francis    Poirier, of Valleyfield, Que.   Mrs.  Poirier was a sufferer for upwards of  seven years; she had taken treatment  from several doctors, and had used a.  number of advertised medicines,    but  with' no good   results.     Mrs.   Poirier  says:���������"Only  women who suffer as I  did can understand the misery I    en-  ftlu'red for years. .   As tame went    on  and the doctors    I consulted, and the  medicines I used  did not help me,    I  despaired of    ever    regaining health.  There  were very  few- days that  I did  not   sufferer from violent   headaches,  and fife least exertion would -im'ako my  heart palpitate violently.      My otora1-  ach  seemed  disordered, and I  almost  loathed  the  food  I forced  myself   to  est, I   was very   pale,  and frequently  my limbs would swell so nutuch that  I    feared   that   my   trouble   was  developing   into   dropsy.   I  had  almost  constant pains in the back and loins.  It was while   I   was in this sad condition   that  I read in   La   Presse of  the  cure  of   a   woman  whose  symptoms were much liko    mine   through  the  use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills.  I told my husband, and lie urged me  to  try   them, and   at   once   got   me  ihree boxes.   Before I had used   them  aH   I felt   better,  and  I got   another  supply  of  the pills.    At   the   end   of  the month I was strong   enough    to  do my household work, and before another   month   had passed  I    had   entirely recovered my health.   I am sorry that I did not  learn of Dr.   Williams' Pink Pills sooner,  for I know  that  thoy  would have saved me several  years  of   sickness   and    misery,  and I feel  lh.it I cannot too strongly  urge other sick women to use them."  The     condition    indicated in    Mrs.  Poirier's- case  shows  that   the   blood  and nerves needed attention, and for  this purpose Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  are  woman's  best friend.    They    are  particularly adapted  to cure the ailments   from   \\*hlch so   many   women  suffer in silence.   Through the use of  these pills the blood is enriched,  the "  nerves made   strong,   and    the    rich  glow   of   health brought back to pale  and  sallow  cheeks.    There would    be  less  suffering  if women   would give  these   pills   a fair'trial.    Sold   by   all  dealers or sent post  paid at 50 cents  a   box  or six boxes for  ������2.50  by  addressing   the  Dr.  Williams'  Medicine  Co., Brockyille, Ont.  Rubies, when fine, are from five to  ten times more valuable, than (diamonds of the same weight. A four-  carat ruby may be worth! from ������1,400  to ������3,000. A tenMJarat ruby recently  sold for ������10,000. ,'H  lit  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, September 13, 1900.  THE LOCAL GRAFT.  Mr. Culver is back again  at  the  Slur  concentrator.  Mayor Pitts is  moving into his new  store these days.  Over 5000 people were killed in the  Galveston, Texas, storm.  ��������� ,J. R. Koberts is now president of the  Silverton miners' union.  There is talk of resuming operations  on the Exchequer mine.  A Conservative convention is being  held at Revelstoke today.  The Rossiand miners'ciinion wants information of "Kid" Allen.  Grand Forks has defeated Nelson at  football by three goals to one.  The English Church clergy had. an  executive meeting in Kaslo this week.  The flume from Sandon Creek to the  Ivanhoe concentrator is well under way.  J. Donaldson, druggist, this city,  played baseball in Silverton on Labor  Day.  James Williamson and Main Bros,  have moved into Williamson's new  block.  Wonder if John Houston will swear as  usual in the presence o������ the Governor-  General.'  Dan Goebel, of Nakusp, was taken to  Nelson hospital, suffering with typhoid  fever, this week.  Ward McDonald has been looking  after some properties on Slocan Lake, in  which he is interested.  The next thing in order will be a spur  from the main line of the C. P. R. to the  Ivanhoe concentrator.  Hugh John Macdonald is opposing  Clifford Sifton in Brandon constituency,  and he will defeat him.  The authorities at Victoria are arresting Japs who have taken out naturalization papers fraudulently.  Campbell Johnson, owner of the Bondholder, near Silverton, is going to work  that property extensively.  The new C. P. R. depot will soon be  completed, and the passenger trains all  corning in on the west side.  A Hamilton, (Ont.) justice has decided that poker is not a gambling game.  This is trood news for the tin horns.  It is not improbable the Methodists  may rebuild then- church this fall, but  nothing is yet definitely agreed upon.  Mr. Petty says he has nothing more  to say of the Monitor bond until he  hears further from the gentlemen taking it.  A laborer at Movie, has been arrested  for bigamy. We suppose it was the  broomsticks of the two women that gave  him that name.      ' ,  Silverton is going to have a club  swinging club. Hope the club swingers  will not all be married women ; if they  are it will be bad for the bald heads of  that town.  J. D. Carlyle and O. D. Sutherland, of  Kaslo, were arrested but subsequently  let out on bail, over the possession of  some- mining books. Surely not the  books of the Sandon Miners' Union.  Pugilism is detestable from '������������������every  point of view. Corbett has been divorced from one wife, and now Mrs.  McCoy is applying for a divorce from, the  ''Kid.'' She says he sold out his friends  in his larst fight with Corbett. So it is  line all round.  Nelson Miners' Union No. 96, elected  officers on Saturday ninht, the appointments being as follows: Ed. F. Blewett,  president; James Devine, vice-president; Henry Sinythe, warden; Roy D.  Watson, conductor; JamesWilks, financial and corresponding ��������� secretary; R.  Gaskill, treasurer; Thos. Jeroine, Richard Gaskill and Thos. Ryan, trustees.  The other evening a miner, a foreigner, was brutally assaulted in one of the  city saloons, by a number of parties who  do the principal part of their work that  wav. Warrants have been issued for  their arrest, but they have fled to the  bills. However, Warrants keep, and  theso offenders will yet either have to  face the music, or give this place a wide  berth. This kind of thing might pass  in the Cocur de 'Alenes, but it will never  do iii a British possession, and the sooner such parties learn this the better for  themselves and their purees.      .  Jobbers and Retailers in  Hardware  and  Mining Supplies  'V Rails and Track Iron,  Crow's Nest Coal,  Bar and Sheet Iron,  Jessop & Canton Steel for Hand and  Machine Drills,  Powder, Caps, Fuse,  Iron Pipe and Fittings,  Oils, Waste, etc.,  Mine or Mill Supplies of all kinds,  Agents Traux Automatic Ore Cars.  Head Office���������Nelson, B.C.  Stores at  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  Misses M. & A. 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