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Array ./  %  s*  *���������** t     .   .  . jfT  VOL. 5.���������NO. 15;  SANDON, B.'C.,.SATURDAY,'SEPTEMBER 28, 1901.  $2.00 PER YEAR.  f theLocal .budget!  ���������M'<8>���������xex8'-<3*s*s><*>*^^  Dr.  Milloy returned to Rossiand on  Tuesday..  '.. .John Cameron is back from his trip to  Edmonton.  ' McKinley's murderer ia to be electrocuted afc Sing-Sing on Oct. 28th.  F. L. Christie returned Monday, none  the worse for his trip to England.  H. Byers and wife, of Nelson, were  visiting Mr. and Mrs. Vallance for a few  day������ this week.  Chas. Band goes to Kaslo on tlie 1st  ol'.'tlie month to take charge of his  brewery at that place.  A. C. Garde, manager'of tlie Payne, is  expected back from New York, with his  wife and family, next week.  Cali  There ar,������ '40 'men  employed  at the  Slocan Star mine.' '       .,.'  A. J. Marks, manager -of   tlie  fornia, was in the city this week.  Mr. Charles, of the Enterprise mine,  was a visitor in town on Tuesday.  ���������D. W. Moore, of the'Trail em'elter,  registered at the Reco on Wednesday.   -  M. R.--W. Rathb'one',' manager of the'  ntnina1- n-nn ,i~...-i-  <���������-    ,i few days this  The Drilling Contest at Spokane.  Antoine', was dovv'h for  week. ,' ��������� ������������������������������������' '���������',  ��������� ��������� -.     ,if.  A nuinber'ofinen'^are at  up the skating', rink for  winter.  work fixing  the coming  Mr. Walker, editor of labor -paper at  Spokane, has been working up business  for his paper, around. Sandon the past  week.   .-.        '. v-."-.  .  Mrs. F. L. Christie .returned home on  Saturday last. She had ;been visiting  with friends in .Vancouver-; for some  months.        ���������;  Clifton   Seale   left  for   Ashnola. on  Tuesday,   where  he' will   put  in 'the  '.winter.in'opening up the Similkameen  Valley coal properties.   ..'  Operator   McG>rty,' "of the'.C. P. R.,  returned to the-city on Tuesday's train.  Sid Norman has commenced work on  his recently .bonded, properties at Slocan City. ���������  ' ". .      ,  Geo. Lovatt, M. L. Grimmett and C.  Ii. Thompson were attending court at  Kaslo this week. ,  T. J. Tendum, who has been in the  Slocan for some time, returns to England in a few days;/ .. ��������� .   ;  Oliver Wethered, of London, Eng.,  one of the directors of the Ruth and  Whitewater mines, is on a tour through  the Slocan.  . Ex-raayor Pitts iS; now oyer at Princeton, commencing raining operations on  the Similkameen Valley Coal'Co's. property there. ���������  The. Misses  McKinnon'  are  leavings  town next Tuesday for Phoenix, where  they will remove their millinery stock  and open in business.  A Poverty Social will-beheld in Oraw-  alter- a few month's; visit to the Pan-  ford's Hall,on Friday WeninV 6f ilxt  American and f-nstom nit-i^a - -������������������**������������������ -   ��������� n-���������*, rv���������i. ���������;���������,-.._ iiu - -/v.--.**"*  "e!xl'  American and.eastern cities.i  week, October 4th,-. uhiiei* the auspices  of the Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian  church. ,  , '. '���������!���������   .--..- ������������������������������������'' v :  i   Patrick Hollihan, whoVmet   with an  accident.and Wm. Walsh with an attack  R. R. Green, M.P.P., passed- through  yesterday, jibni.e from Victoria. , He  thinks Dunsmuir will resign, and: that  either Eberts, McBride or Helbicken  will be called on to form a new^goVern-  me'nt.     - '' ',-    -      ..'���������������������������   .     . .  ���������...������..  pitalior treatment.  There is now a good, healthy row on  between Shatter, who ordered the steel   w . .���������,.,��������������������������� vuul���������,.  workers'  strike,   arid    Gompers,    the  will   see  liim   even though they take   president of the Western. Federation of  'the holiday. ' "*   .'.'.'.' 'Labor.'- Ihe latter accuses  ���������'���������'������������������ ' ,      lying and misrepresenting  \tion in the late strike.  McLebd and Ross,"the celebrated Slocan  Star   Jdrillers,   have   beaten    the  world's record in Spokane, in driving a  51 inch hole through solid granite in 15  nifnutes. , Some years   ago they were  ���������beaten by Qppenents who ..drove 47 inches, because  their  drii\ broke in the  hole.   This year they hadsi5^ the contest  two  other   pairsc of  compeiftors   who  drove 46 3-4 and,48 inches very" nearly  respectively';. Towards the close of the  time betting was 100 to 1 in their favor.  The quaility of1 their work was   favorably commented on on all hands,  Shortly after"'they made this record  Bradshaw and Freethy, of Butte, Mont.,  entered the lists and drove the drill 55  inches.or  4 inches better.   In a few  minutes the friends of the Sandon'team  had $1,000 up on a wager that their men  could defeat the Butte drillers, and on  Wednesday night the contest'came off.  Thedrills of both teams Ptuck in the obstinate  granite, andv both   teams lost  considerable time and distance thereby.  Whan time -was called" for both, it was  found.the Butte parties had driven the  steel  52  inches  and the Sandon men  5.11-4. giving the $1,000 to. the  Butte  men. Unless it is known just how much  time and distance-both  teams  lost by  the  sticking  of  the drills, it is impossible to say which is the ^better   team.  The possibilites are. however, this contest does hot end the matter, and  that  i'there will be more bets and more trials  before the championship is settled.  Davy  and   Stevens,   of   Marysville,  drilled 53 7-8 inches in the contest, but  o/  course,   this  was  distanced by the-  Butte men's first record, vlt would seem  the Butte men are giants with the ham  The Washington Mine.  It is- reported that the Washington  mine in McGuigan basin is showing up  better all the time as development work  goeson.   Last week one of the   richest  strikes in the history of the property  was   discovred ' in one   of  the  workings, a mall stringer running in the face  of the tunnel.   There are some  60 tons  of good ore sacked, and in a   few days  shipping  will  commence  again.   Tlie'  ore from new showings is being taken  out as well as the other ore.   A great  deal of exploration  work is being done  so as to have the property worked on a  largei   and   better   basis    during  the  winter.    This  mine .has   one   of  the'  largest payrolls in the basin.   The mine  atl through is in better condition  than  ever   before.   John   L.. Retallack   has  full charge of the work.   It is the intention to ship steady all winter.  The Washington was staked by Wm.  Lynch in 1892.   There are three claims  in the group���������Washington, 'Washington  Fraction and I 0.   John L. Retallack,  Ed   Mann    and    Major   Montgomery  purchased   the  prospects and  opened  them up, and afterwards they sold their  interests   to   a   Spokane  company for  J $50,000. . During the next two  years a  concentrator and tramway were put up  out of'the   profits,   besides   declaring  dividends   to   the  amount of  $30,000.  The  Rambler-Cariboo   purchased   the  mill recently.  Court at Kaslo.  mer  and  drill;   but so far as w*e'can J Judge'ForTn  Wednesda}' was court day in  Thirteen cases were brought up  Kaslo.  before  gather they would have their match  in the Sandon team in a fair field and  no favors.   The generally accepted re-  Next Monday is a.school holiday to  give the kids a chance to see the Dnke  and Duchess of York pass through.   We  do not.think many of the Sandon vouthe  ...;n   _���������_���������-��������� .������������������        y       ���������        .----������������������  .    .- , ���������..,.. ..iui nu iHbiicK  no iavors.   The generally accepted  re-  of typhoid fever, were brought down, cord of the world is 41 1-2 inches, but.as  from the Last Chance mine: to;-.the hos- granite.differs in different countries in  pitalior treatment, texture, it is hard to establish the fast  est drilling on record.     ,  iday  Mow the city council hopes to make  out a tar list that will hold water when  the assessing was done by a suspended  ��������� assessor not reinstated by a resolution  of the council, is something that would  puzzle.the angels.  .The yacht rasing so far is a fizzle. The  Columbia and the Shamrock wers out  for a trial on Thursday, but the wind  failed, and the racing was a fake.' The  Columbia, however, was nearly a mile  ahead at the end of tune. ..  All the west end damsels 'are.in deep]  tribulation these times. The police  authorities had them hauled up and  fined good round sums to enrich a  busted treasury, and they declare they  have no money "with which to square up.  Dan Rice, of Kaslo, was killed by a  bear the otherday. lie w������nt out hunting for bears, and nccidentJy stepped on  one, while crossing a log, before he  knew the animal was there. He had  not time to uve his gun. He was torn  to pieces almost instantly.  A   meeting   was called  for  Monday  evening to re-organise the local brass  band fizzled out.   Some of the members  wanted,the band to be continued, others  again did not wantto k^epputting their  hands  in   their packets to keep it up  during the hard tune-*]'   The engage-  mentB  have   been    limited   and as  a  consequence the funds have been low  for some time.   They have to secure a  leader or conductor   before   they   can  commence   practising   again.   Perhaps  when  the  skating season arrives they j  can re-orgamse.to better advantage.       j  Shaffer of  their posi*  Carbonates No. 2.  ������������������'��������� The Goodenough  fund   of  $2102.  mine has a reserve  ..--_:.   The  greatest  depths  show the best ore, a characteristic of all  the ".Slccan   properties.   The following  are statistics from the last report of the  directum:   "The report shows the company to have-shipped ore to the amount  of $23,807.83 and 59,400 shares of  treasury   stock  have, been   sold  for which  $9,850 wixs   received.   To   balance   this  1620 feet of work  has   been   done,   the  claims  crown   granted, nnd   buildings  put up at tlie mines, together with   incidental expenses  amounting to in all  $31,223.5, leaving'a cash balance in the  bank of $2,437,33."  A New Press.  We have purchased and which will be  instilled before the end of the year a new  Cottrell press from which to print the  Mining Review   in   an   enlarged   arid  much improved form.   We are also adding new job material to make the office  one of the most complete in the west.  We   shall   be very much   pleased and  served if all owing accounts will please!  send in the amounts of their indebted-J  ness, and a year's subscription inad-i  vance, to assist in meeting the liability  our late purchases are incurring. While  being  the  organ   of   no section of the  community the paper will ever aim, according to our best light, the best interests of the countnr~progress, development and advancement, allowing nil to  stand on their merits under such conditions;-    :;  The   Carbonates  No.   2   is  another  property that is coming to   the front  and is situated about three miles east  of Sandon.   There are .five   claims   in  the group,   In   three  years   spine   400  feet  of  development  work   has   been  done.   The tunnel  is  in   250 feet,   on  which 160 feet of drifting has been run.  The main is 150 feet in length and with  15 feet more work the main lead can ba  tapped.   In the face of this drift so far  there is a six-inch stringer showing of  galena which assavs 400 ounces in silver  and 70 per cent in lead, and in another  drift there are four inches of ore.   If. is  the intention whem the lead is struck to  have it stoped.   Thpre is a small stope  in the first drift.   Considerable ore has  been shipped  since the   property was  first opened up.   Six or seven torn   are  now on the dump ready for rawhiding.  A small force  are   now   working the  property.  The cases were:   Main  Bros. vs. J.  Shannon;   appeal   from    Small    Debt  court.   The decision.of the lower court  was reversed   in   favor  the appellant  Shannon.   Geo. Lovatt vs. J. A. Collins,  judgmentfor plaintiff.   Chas. Skalesvs.  H. McDonald, adjourned.   Geo. Lovatt  vs. C. E. Lyons, judgment for plaintiff.  Dan McLaohlan vs. Sandon Rink Co.,  settled out of court.   Gomra  vs.City of  Sandon,  Canadian Bank of Commerce  garnishee,   adjourned.     Crawford   vs.  Donnelly, application in Chambers for  order for substitution of service, order  made.���������Kootenian.  Secure Your Choice.  As the Misses McKinnon are leaving  town next Tuesday,, they  request  all  parties requiring   inillinery  to   secure  the/'r choice of their stock before that  that day, as afterwards it will be  removed to Phoenix.   The display is large  and varied, and   one  of   the  best ever  brought into Sandon.   The Misses M.  and A. McKinnon, milliners.  Excursion Rates to New Westminster  Fletcher Group Bonded.  J    Tbe Fletcher   group  at Whitewater  ' was bonded on Monday to  Geo, Alexander, of Kaslo, for $35,000, 10 per cent  of the purchase price was paid to the  owners, Messrs.  Fletcher Brothers and  Moulse.     Mr.   Alexander   intends   to  commence work  on  the property immediately..   A surveying party left on  Wednesday  morning for the property  and will be followed in a few days by a '  force of miners.   The Fletcher group is  a gold proposition,   from   which   some  very high-grade ore has been   taken.  It was under bond a year ago to Chas.  Plowman,  who dropped the bond without doing any work.  For the Provincial exhibition at New  Westminster, October 1st to 4th, the  Canadian Pacific railway will issue  round trip tickets from Revelstoke at  $12.35. Tickets on sale September 29th  and 30th, October 1st and 2nd���������good for  return tiil October 7th.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The following are the ore shipments  from Sandon, for the week were:  Mine. Tons.  Slocan Star. 126  American Boy.....  42  Last Chance......  20  Ivanhoe  20  Total,  208 ������-5t<"-*BiiM,"������X',������5K..'f'W_TZI������-*~^-������* t,'*itf'i'^n������T^^''' i*������������**������*i-h'ii������#.  '���������HW-gz-attaaipa:  ROYALTIES MirilG JEWELS  .WOULDN'T    PART   WITH THEM  FOE   WORLDS.  Nicholas     I.    -sof Russia Wore     a  Ring Which Assured Happiness  And Prosperity.  Kings and Queens arc evidently as  great believers in talismans as .are  the humblest of their subjects, indeed, perhaps more ao. for in Europe, at' any rate. nearly every  crowned head, without exception,  possesses .some precious ornament or  another to which lie or she attributes a more ,or loss supernatural  power.  Nicholas T. ot Russia is a case in  point, lip to the day of his death  he wore a ring which, according Lo  : the legend nttached to it by tradition, assured happiness and definite  prosperity to iU owner for the time  being. .11 came to tlie Tsar as a  betrothal jucsent from Princess  Charlotte of Prussia. the daughter  of Frederick "William.  111.  jMadanie Wildcrnuilh, the latLer's  Swiss governess, was its first known  possessor : till one day, when rummaging with the princess, among hex  collection of curios, the ring was  especially noticed and admired.  "This must be a very antique  piece," observed the princess, putting it. on her finger, "ii. has-such a  peculiar shape, that it reminds one  of sonic ancient talisman." Endeavouring, hy-i'iul-bye. to draw off tho  ring, with a view Lo its return, she  found herself unable to remove it.  Madame "iViidei nuiLh then offered it  as a keepsake to her royal pupil,  who accepted  it.  ��������� Later on, the princess succeeded in  getting- il oil. It was- a curious little ring, very simple, and made in  Gothic fashion. Closer examination  "revealed, engraved within it, words  which, though very much worn, when  carefully deciphered, read : "Russia's  Tsarina." ' Madame- Wildenmith and  her charge were highly amused with  this discovery, laughingly attributing- a not unnatural .significance to  the   inscription,  In the  course of years a marriage  ������������������W'-.s   arranged   between   Lhe   Princess  '���������"Charlotte   and   the   Archduke   Nicholas, who. at that Lime was not in the  /near succession ;     hia brother Alexander   (.,   the reigning Tsar,   having  as his  heir-apparent      the  Archduke  .Constantino,  HIS   SECOND   BROTHER.  It was at a'.court dinner in Berlin, where Nicholas had come in  order to meet his,.prospective bride,  that the ring for the second time  changed hands. Briefly, the Archduke foil really and desperately in  love with  Lhe princess, told her    so,  'WCSf  '���������������s  i/  V V *  WHAT THE QUEEN'S CORONATION" ROBE MAY BE LIKE.  Queen Alexandria's coronation robes will, it is expected, soon be in  course*.pf preparation. ���������  So many years have passed since a Queen Consort was crowned - that  records and precedents have had to bo consulted in regard to the "type of  robe a Queen Consort must wear.  Quite-recently the robes of Queen Adelaide, Consort of William IV.,  were brought up from Scotland for the- Queen's personal inspection.  These robes, which-,are-of black .velvet, trimmed with gold, with largo  ���������sleeves, became a perquisite of the Duchess of Gordon, who was Mistress  of the Robes in 1831.  They-were kept for some years'at Gordon Castle, and afterwards at  Iluntly Lodge, and when the Duchess died, she left them as ail heirloom  to /her relative, Brodie of Brodie. The robes have since been preserved  at Brodie.Castle. ���������  '-   - ���������'��������� .'''..-.,.'.  of sight,  never onco wearing it dur-  ing'  ALL   ITER MOURNING   YEARS.  as thev sat side by side at tabic, and     he fat oi  war ���������X        "on*  craved  some little  token as a     sign I ^ to.    don it aga n^.en.  ne  that   his   love  was  returned.  "Give me  that    tiny'. rin._  ..urged,  in  a whisper,   pointing  to  it.,  , "But .. not  here   !     before      every  .body.?"  said -Charlotte.  "No  one will notice  it. ';' bury     it  an .a piece of bread,  drop the  latter  on the table, and I will manage   tojpuyat  .Lakt;  it unnoticed."     .  The manoeuvre was successfully accomplished, Nicholas securing the  ring���������the same lhe princess had received from her governess years before.  Most people know of the happy i  wedded life of these two, but fever,  perhaps, the prophetic 'connection  between tlie crowning, after eight  years, of >, Charlotte- as Russin/s  Tsarina. and the words engraved  ���������within the ring. Nicholas, it is  said, nevur, until in late years it  beenine too small for him, ren  the  ring  from  his  finger.  Ultimately, he had it attached to  a gold chain, and wore it continually  round his neck.  The Empress Eugenie at one time  possessed a certain breast-pin, shaped like a clover leaf, Und formed of  closely-set diamonds' and sniuragds,  -which she regarded-in the light of a  lucky jewel, or talisman. No thing  would      persuade     her   huL   thai  the  The Prince Imperial., however, went  to Zululaud, and his departure    for   for  news  came of her son's untimely death she  took it off once more���������and for ever.  Eventuallv she gave it to the Princess Moncly, the daughter of Murat,  ex-titular King of Naples.  * The Rajah of Mattau, in Borneo,  is the happy possessor of the largest  known diamond in the world. As a  ornament- the jewel is 120  years old.. It is pear-shaped, and  'has  a  small   hole  drilled   through  it.  Were this all, however, about it,  there would be nothing peculiar to  chronicle. It is the romance attached Lo it ; the legendary .properties  attributed to it, which give it a foremost claim'to be included in-the  somewhat limited list of royal precious  talismans.  iMany battles have at. various times  been fought for its possession ; but  iu spite of every known dodge on  the political board, it still remains  loved i'11 the. Rajah of Mattau's family, a  i prized heirloom, and "venerated mystery stone.  The Dutch Governor of Batavia for  Lhe Lime being, once offered .-the sum  of $:l i50,000 for it, with, in addition, two men-of-war, fully equipped  with guns and ammunition.  Jt is said thai the Rajah's refusal  to part with the- diamond on any  terms was couched in language more  forcible than polite It being in  Malay, the Governor,'fortunately for  everybody, did not get the full benc-  ���������IT MIXED  HIM  UP.  "As to the coming yacht race and  Lipton," said Mr. . ezzit to his  wife, "I think it .will be found that  there is many a slip between the lip  and the cupton." '     ;   '  "What ?"   inquired Mrs.   Sezzit.  "I mean there will be many a chip  between the lip and the slipton���������  there will be many a clip from the  slip Lo the���������confound it, I .-mean  there will be many ii. lip between the;  cup and tho s:ipton���������no, that isn't  right���������there will be many, as��������� shajA  from the clip to the cupton���������er���������t.'.uit  is���������there will be a caplaiu from the  slip���������hang it, Maria, you always .get  me 'confused ! What I want to/say  is that there will'be many a sip front  the lip Lo the scupton���������what y the  dickens arc you laughing at .anyhow ? That's the-way with'a 'silly  woman. Wonder'to me any n/an . of  sense ever tries  to  talk to them."  "Why,,- my dear, what i.s / wrong  with  you   this evening ?"  '.'There isn't anything wrong. I  was going to say that there v.*ill he  many a slip between. Lhe hip and���������  well, I hope we lose Lhe race, anyway, just Lo Leach you to respect  your .husband more wlien he tries Lo  entertain you."  BADLY MI DOWN.  SYMPTOMS THAT MAY LEAD  TO SERIOUS RESULTS.  The Experience of Thomas , Cada,  of Essex .Co.���������Nerves ��������� Seemed  Shattered, and He Felt Unfitted to Stan'd Hard Work.  From  the Review,  Windsor,  Ont.  Mr. Thomas Cada, of Pike Creek,  a small village in Essex Coim-ty, is  known Lo almost everyone in that  section.- lie is a son of Mr. .John  Catia, mill' owner, and a prominent  politician 'in his locality. A representative of the Windsor Review,  who had . known that some time  previously IMr. Cada was in  poor health, recently met him looking anything but an invalid, and naturally asked what had restored him  to health. "L\-. Williams' Pink  Pills," promptly replied Mr. Cada.  When aske'd if he would give the particulars for. publication, Mr. Cada  said "certainly, if yo\i think it worth  while: but there is nothing very wonderful about my ca.se.' I was simply  badly run clown; my nerves seemed to  be'all shattered, and! J was unable to  stand hard work. In fact work of  any kind left me badly' used up.  There did not seem ;o be any organic trouble; it was just a case of  being run down and worn out. T  fell myself /Gradually getting worse,  however, and I began taking medicine. I. tried several advertised remedies, but they did not help me, indeed some of ihem did me more harm  than good. dust then I read of a  case much like mine cured by the use  of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and I  purchased a few boxes. ' Vory soon I  noticed a decided improvement in my  condition and in the course of a few  weeks 1 was feeling r/iy old-time self.  I can now eat heartily, do a,.good  day's work with no unusual fatigue,  and. in fact feel thoroughly renewed  in health and strength. Naturally 1  think Dr. ���������'. Williams* Pink Pills a\  great mcdi.ir.e for those who are  weak or ailinr;."  , If you are feeling run down, and  easily tired, ,you need a tonic to put  you right���������to make you feel bright,  active and." strong, and the only, always reliable tonic is Dr.. Williams'  Pink Pi'.Is for Pale People.' -Give  these pi.lls a fair trial and you will  find thiit their cm alive powers nave  not bei;ii over-praised. . Sold by all  dealers/in medicine, or sent post  paid at.'50 cents a box, or six boxes  for 82.nO, by addressing the Dr. Williams'   Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  '''  ',  1N C A S E OP A C OIDENTS.     .   ,:  On' the. initiative of a M. Bouvard  thei'f.' has .just been installed in Paris  a nGw .apparatus- for the benefit." of  fufure victims of furious-driving on.  the part of the reckless chauffeurs,  '.'.'his "phare de sccours," as it is  called, has a key within a glazed  box, something like those used in  fire alarms, and when- an accident'  occurs the sympathetic bystander has  only to. break the glass, possess himself of "the key, and open the door  of a receptacle containing a hand  ambulance. There is also a telephone  attached for communication with  the municipal ambulances if Lhe case,  is sufficiently serious. It lc '<s.as if  something of thekind will soon bo  wanted  in  London.  little ornament had a direct influence upon her happiness, so she j fit of it. The Rajah's final word on  ���������wore'it '.���������ontiiiually: She had won it. | the subject was that he regarded it  at a Court raffle arranged by N'a-jas a .talisman, upon the possession  poieon III., and when her husband !of which both his and his family's  j-j-Ued,  she forthwith {nit it away .out 'happiness and success "depended..  -.THE SAME BOAT.  The    proud    girl scorned my suit;  she was rich, I was .poor.  But tlie next day her father    lost  all.  ��������� ' '     ,  We are in the same boat, now! said  I jeeringly, but politely.  ' Yes, but of course there are first  ah cf'1 second cabins! said she, ��������� shivering however, as if she- something  misdoubted. I   j  ���������lack���������I am afraid that if I asked  you to be my wife,  you would .treat  iny proposalas a joke.     Molly���������But  {all jokes are not rejected,  Jack./  -f-  klflfcr'*  ���������SOMEWHAT   DIFFERENT.  Mr. Hopper-���������I beg pardon madam,  you are sitting oh nly hat.  Mrs. Flopper���������Oh! pray excuse me!  I thought it was my husband's-.'-.  OUGHT ;to BE HAPPY.  Blackwood has bitten the dust,  said  KecdicL,-  Wellj he always did want'the earth,  commented  Fosdiek.  ���������i*  v  ti '  II.  j  f  J  i1  !  1  i  .lil-  ���������!'  1  \h  ���������v's  in  in  V>i  -- ii  'Ii  > ���������)  > ''1  u {  i  f!  |f 1  \ i-S  s * *���������  } V,  I'll  i , 4  11  D  i.  k > I'  p  george      s.      Mclaughlin  LIVES    TO    REJOICE THAT  HE TOOK  HIS  BROTHER'S  ADVICE.  Por Twenty-five Years Crippled  with Backache���������Pinally Advised to Take Dodd's Kidney Pills  ���������What  Cure.  He    Says About    His  Economy Point, N.S.; Sept. 9. ���������  Mr. G. S. McLaughlin lives in this  quiet little Nova Scotia village. His  brother keeps the grocery store here.  But for this .seemingly unimportant  fact, unless death had mercifully re-  sieved him of his sufferings, Mr. McLaughlin would in all probability  have been a helpless cripple to-day.  For it was through his brother keeping store that he came to try  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Economy Point is thirty-seven  miles from Truro. The only connection is by waggon road, and in the  spring when the roads are impassable, the hamlet is isolated completely. But nevertheless the fame  of Dodd's Kidney Pills found its way  to Economy Point, and Mr. McLaughlin's brother in response to  frequent requests, began to retail  them at his store. There is no druggist in the place, and Mr. McLaughlin's grocery is looked to for medicines as well as groceries. Hearing  the terms of unqualified praise  with which his customers spoke of  Dodd's Kidney Pills, the brother recommended them to'Mr. McLaughlin. "They might help your back,,"  said he.  That is the story.'.of-Mr.. McLaughlin's cure���������or all of it that varies to  any extent from that of thousands  of others. lie followed his brother's  advice. "T will try them, anyway,"  he said. That's all Dodd's Kidney  Pills want���������a'; trial. After the first  trial there is' no more hesitation.  Mr. McLaughlin says it was wonderful the way his pain left him. and  his back, strengthened." He was a  free man ever since. .  "I "was troubled with lame back  for twenty-five years or more. I.  couldn't turn myself in bed. Wonderful to say T have had no return  of the trouble since using the Dodd's  Kidney Pills. I have recommended  Dodd's Kidney Pills to a number of  persons with Kidney Trouble. "'All  .without exception have been benefited or cured. I can never be too,  thankful for the benefit I received  from those wonderful  pills.  ... "   __ _^. ,  .    ;  lies of John Brown, the Queen's favorite gillie, which were plentifully  scattered through the apartments of  Windsor Castle and at Buckingham  Palace, Osborne House and Balmoral.  These mementoes, with many photographs, busts and other articles, have  been stored or destroyed.  Complaints come from the Royal  servants of the new rules regarding  their perquisites and privileges, which  the King has ordered into'ell'ect. Notices have been posted in all the palaces that alter this month the royal  servants, when travelling at the expense of the King, must ride third-  class.  Hitherto tho upper servants have  been transported in first-class carriages and the under servants in  second-class compartments.  CHECK:'PUT ON SERVANTS.  Many extravagant practices which  endured in the servants' hall in the  Victorian regime- have been checked.  Instead of indulging in native oysters at four shillings a dozen, and  drinking stout, tho King's serving  men and maids will in future content  themselves with American oysters,  which are cheaper, and quench their  thirsL with porter.  Allowances  for washing" have  been  discontinued and the servants will no  longer be permitted     to    enjoy    the  privileges of the royal laundry.   ^ -������������������  MAKE NATURE WEEP.  THE DEMAND FOR  ,2323  nkmm  CEVF-ON TEA increases daily.  This ia a sure proof thnt its quality inns!:, be vierlif.  In laa.\i Rackag-cs, 25, 30, 40, 50 and GO Centc.  il     Is UU     rf&C-ilfsC. CUTTilR, EGGS, *>0U1  'OULTRV, APPLES, othor FRUITS nnd PRODUCE, te  The Dawson ComrraSssiion Co. *-lm!t.o;(..^i^Y^'-.?^-������tand  Colborno St., Toronto.  A man should weigh 26 lbs. for every foot of his height.  I was cured of Rheumatic Gout by  Ml WARD'S EINiMENT.  j ANDKEW KING,  i Halifax.  I was cured of Acute Bronchitis by  MUSTARD'S  .LINIMENT.  Et'.-Coi.   C.   CREWE   READ.  ���������Sussex.  I was cured of Acute Rheumatism by  M INARD'S  El N1MENT.  C.   S.   BILLING.  Markharn,  Qnt.  Of the total area of the Brit'sh  Isles, only 59 per cent, is available  as farming land, Lhe rest being mouu-.  tains,  heaths,   woods,   or water.  tears  Tourist (in French ��������� restaurant)-���������I  ! want some mushrooms. Waiter���������  Pardon. I not understand. Tourist  ���������Mushrooms, mushrooms, and taking a paper he drew a sketch of one  The waiter beamed with intelligence,  and rushed off to execute the order.  Tn a, few minutes he returned withan umbrella.  Deafness Cannot be Ciu'ed  by local applications, (is they ennnot reach, tho  diseased portion of the car. There is only onij  way to cure risafness, and that i.s by eonsiita  tional rehiedie.". Deafness it , cnimed by an  i'-flamed 'condiMon of ilio mucous lining of tliij  Kustaoliiau Tube. When ihis tubo is in-,  flamed you have a rumbling sound orhnper  feet .hearing,'Mad v/hen it ia cntrjly closed  deafness is the result, und unles-i.iho inflam.  niation can be tafcen cut and ihis i ube restored  to its normal condition, hearing will bo de-.  etroyeel forever; nine case* oiit of ten aru  eiused by c-Uarrh, which is nothing* but an inflamed condition of tho mucous surtaco ���������.  We will give One Hundred Dollars for any  case of Deafness (caused hy cab* rrh) that can  a->t be cured by Hall's, Catarrh Cure. Soud  ;or circulurs, free.  -IT. J. CHENG Y & CO., Tolodo, O.  Sold byDrBjrslt-t!-*, 7oc.  HallVFamily Pills are the best.  '     HIS MOTHER'S 1ETTEES.  King Destroys  Late   Queen's  Coi--  respondence.  King Edward continues to cause  himself to bo discussed in all circles  in London by his persistency in rearranging conditions existing in the  Royal household. The utmost endeavors are put forth to maintain  secrecy upon the changes ordered by  the King, but inklings of what i.s  transpiring almost daily in the palaces creep out and form the subject  of newspaper  articles.  For several weeks the King has personally superintended much of the  work of destroying huge, (juantities ofthe .private-correspondence of Queen  Victoria. This consists, in the main,  of letters received from relatives and  near friends of the late Queen, intermingled with, copies of her replies  and  thousands of .state documents.  It was found that the Queen had  perfected an elaborate index system  of these documents and letters, by  which she was able to refer to any of  them, upon a minute's notice.  CARE IS EXERCISED. '  In obliterating the Queen's correspondence King Edward exercised the  utmost care to prevent any part of  it from falling into the hands of persons who might publish it. Officials  especially charged with this duty  and who were made personally responsible to the King, took charge of  the work, and submitted their ro-  ' ports to tho King.  His    Majesty    has    been at great  ���������wains to cause the removal of the re-  Effect   of Firing* Lyddite  and  Me-  \    linite in  South Africa.   .  Before the war the average rainfall  for Lhe whole of South Africa     was  about     eight    inches  annually.    But  Lhe booming of lyddite and  melinite)  have     considerably     upset Nature's'  calculations. ,      {  In Pretoria, for instance. 0.71 i  inches of rain on an average falls in j  July, and 6.07 inches in January ;|  but in July c.f last year nearly Lea!  inches of rain fell in and about the1  neighborhood of the  town. j  In Aliwal    North,.-January's a.ver-  ago     rainfall      is  ueckoned  at 1.55'j  inches .,:   but      while    Methuen      and  Cronje faced each other in the, neigh-;  borhood, three or four inches of rain j  often fell in a few hours.' j  Durban is one of the wettest towns !  in South' Africa, having an average-  rainfall of���������������������������3-8 inches annually ; but  Buller and hiss army hammered Native's; face to such an extent in Natal  that nearly 05 inches of rain fell  there last year. This also applies to  Port'Elizabeth, where the. amount  has risen from 21 to over; 30 inches  annually.  J The greatest rainfall in the world  takes place in the mountains north  of Bombay, In/Ha, where 33 inches  of rain in twenty-six hours have been  known to fall. After some of the  great' battles on the Tugela and  Modeler River,, in the earlv stagesvof j .. .-���������  the war,  12 to 16 inches have been J JjJiflard's -LiflilHCIlt ClU'CS bUHlS, Clfi.  registered iu a couple of days. j  a. i    ^^  ^  {.^o   RomaiI  Catholic     bis  hops in Europe, Italy lias no less  than 26S. France conies next with  80, and the United Kingdom, has 49.  For Over fifty Yi  Mrs. ���������Winslow's Soothing Svfui* lias been used by  millions of UJor.heH for thoir children whilo teeihinir.  Itsoothes the child, foftens t'i-.--,'ii>ns, allay* ]>nia, cure  wind c'.lic, regulate!) tho S'toiii-.ch ami iiowc.i, audj is tji  befit roaiedy J or Dii'i'rhuin.  Bold bg (lruESisUi throm-hoi  au&for "  ' JlllS  curej  a  Pireiiiy-Iko ceutj a bottle,  ihe world.   J-"e sure amf  Wisbi.ow'3 Soo *.ii i;.'o Svni.'*'."  Norway, Ireland and Spain havo  more blind people in proportion to  population than other European  countries. Spain has 210 per 100,-  000, Norway 208. Ireland 11.1.  W. F. C. WK*  CALVERT'S  R  Fee" aJS shin aflmants,.  i, G. CEivert & So.i fitenchestsr, England  Insirumcnts, Drums,  Uniforms. Etc.  EV-ERY'TOWN.'CAS HAVE A:'BAHD  Lowest prices over quoto-1, li'ir.o nataloSuo  JOOillustrruiins, mailod free. Writs im for'anything in JShsIc <ij* ,1Sie.*1c.*i! Iiisti*Mii:������:it'.  WHiLSY HOYOE & 00., Limitod,  Toronto, Out, and 'Winnipeg,- llazi  METAL ROOF  a  Doings Bros,,  121 Adelaide St.,  TOUO.NTO, O.NT.'  .Jack--Weil  making     her  Tom (saclly)-  hiark'.'  did    you     succeed    in  lather   toe   the  mark?  -Yes,     but   \I    was'-the  IR F?  I  i&l  Minard's Liniment Torsale evetywhere  Cut surely, urged .Barlow,  believing? Not necessarily.  ed Dobson; -for instance, 1  you   every  day.   but  as   to  yo'u: He never finished  tence.  seeing is  respond-  can see  believing  Lhat sc*>  A CITY OF DRESSMAKERS.  ���������        For mado up Goods, Sulta in Clo h, Velvet. Sill  3    or Tun and olj valuable hoiue IlanginCH, uothi.-j/  to eijual it if dono by the  'BRJTI8H AMERICA.** DYcINO CO., Montreal  ENGI WEEKS'  SUPPLIES.  AabaGlos Cootl3,  Pipo Covering,  lu!ir!oat('ri{T Of.'a  Craasos, etc.  WM.  SUTTON  C^MPOOND 00.,  Limited,  TOROiNTO.  Paris Jeads Lho world in dressmaking. It is estimated that, there are  75,000 persons employed in the  dressmaking establishnie  city, and if one includ  who design and make the materials  used by the dressmakers, about 1,-  400,000 persons are engnged in the  struggle, to satisfy woman's Jove of  chilTons.  SCRAPPY.  Urban���������Why, old man. these chickens of yours are regular game cocks.  What makes them such fighters?  Suburban���������I'm sure I. don't know,  unless it comes from feeding Lliem  scraps.  if ule workers lliiiard's LimHiciifc Cores DandrnlT  Cast A. Way���������Yes, madam, I've  been a solicitor for nigh twenty  years. Mrs. Karmkins���������A solicitor?  Cast A. Way��������� Yc.s'm. I solicits  bread an' meat.  Boniintofc LJus Steamships  Montreal to Liverjiool.     Ijoaton  to Lircr-  pool.   Portland to Liverpool.   Via Quuenj-  town.  Large and Fast Steanwhipn, Sunciior ncooniniod*tlo)  for all clasnes of ps'sonijor*.    Saloous and. 8taterooq  aro amidships.   Special attention h������ii bei-n ("iron u> tij  Second Saloon ond Third-Ciamj sccommoiUtioa.   Fo'  ratua of passage and all particulars, apply to any ajoa!  of tiro Company, or  Riohards, llilln & Co, D. Torrauct A Co..  77 StatoSt., Boston. Montreal and Portland  ESP*"  Mfnard's Liniment liclifivcs iYcural^ia  Russia's Asiatic jiossessions are .'i  times as large as ours, hut have only  12") mill ion people compared with, our  "297 millions.  3)  hc& a* a  fHULQ  :j$  aduob  out una ^j&wf4A}ii���������  nq wf Acme a  where the most cautious may le/tve  their money with implicit contlclcnco  that it i.s not subject to risk of any  Jcind is provided by the Savings department of  THE CAHABA PERMANENT  AND V/ESTEBH CANADA  MORTGAGE GGRP0RATI0N  Toronto Strcot, Toronto.  I  Liberal  rates  of interest paid'or j  compounded half-yearly.   It is recog  nized as  mmmmmm������x>K  BlilMBimiTlBWmwi'M *^3,-rTir������j,traair iftir.ur*"**1  "'( "jrj-'***^*'  .WW,. An���������l-*^������j.**[--jY^������Jii^Jtf<  ���������3-ft,ft,?V^^^K*7,,-^ipn,w,*r-,s\r;r-x'^T'^������  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, September- 28, 1901.  The MiniM Review.  SATUBDAY,   SEPTEMBER 28, 1901.  LABOR.  It ia acknowledged on all hands that  ��������� the labor problem will yet shake civilization to its very centre, if it is not  doing that to-day, and bring about a  ��������� new order of things in business economy.  To say it is under paid the world over,  is simply acknowledging facts universally admitted; but at the same time  labor itself does not always, in fact it  but aeldom takes the course to best  advance its own interests. The laborer  thinks the value of his wages should be  based on what it costs him to live, when  that is but one side of the story. He  must consider alom- side of it what he  is earning for his employer, The  employer must make interest on investment out of employed labor or there  is something wrong in the industrial  methods somewhere. This the employer must correct; but in many instances  he is powerless except through his  payment of wages.  Let us illustrate. Railway companies  can confer with one another, and  arrange such tariff and passenger rates  as will permit them to pay fair wages to  employees. Contractors and manufacturers of every class can combine and  charge such prices for their products as  will enable them to pay fair wages to  their hired help. It may lessen the  demand some what, and reduce the  amount of labor required, but it need  not reduce wages' scales.  Farmers on the other hand have to  tako such prices for their products of  every class as the markets offer, and  these latter are governed by supply and  demand which nature for the most part  regulates. The}' are then compelled  either to hire no help at all or pay such  wages as the volume "of their crops  in the markets allow. The3r practically have but little to say in the  inarketB themselves.  Mine owners are to a large extent in  the same class with farmers���������they can  only hire and pay as markets may ofl'er.  There have been times in the Slocan,  for instance, within the last four years  in which the owners could morereadily  paid .$4.00 to men than they can $3.00  to-day.- Supply may be controlled by  producers by the curtailment of labor;  but demand is regulated by causes  wholly beyond local control. It is quite  possible that in some callings the  available labor is wholly beyond requirements in the natural order of  things, and must it become a drug in  the market. Here is a held in which  unions properly regulated and manned  could accomplish a world of service. By  having communication with one another  a properly directed effort, much of the  overstocking in one channel could be  directed to where its services might be  better employed and would be required.  This may be considered a far reaching  idea; but it is a reasonable ono in the  life of a world.  In some cases, an industry is clogged  and rendered inoperative by local and  legislative machinery and intricacies  that might be made a world of * service  under new conditions, aB in the case of  mining in this province to-day. If  under such circumstances, labor would  only co-operate with capital instead of  fighting it in getting these restrictions  removed, a change for the better in the  interest of labor would follow at once.,  Oh, but, says one miner, if we got the  government to remove all tbe irnpedi-  EASY   CURE  What will you say to a  cream that makes you digest  your food so well that you  lose your weakness and pain ?  It is Scott's emulsion of  cod-liver oil.  Turns common food into  nerve and bone and muscle  and fat.  We'll send yon a little to try if yon like.  SCOTT &. JJOWiVE,   Chemists, Toronto.  ments in the way of mining of which  the mine owners complain, it would  not improve our status���������it would only  enable the producers to put more money  in their own pockets. In practice, however, such arguments are absurd. If all  the government restrictions were removed hundreds of new properties now  unworked would begin operations by  the employers in two's, three's and  ten's. This would start saw mills,  stores, saloons and a hundred and one  other businesses so demanding labor  that self-interest would compel the old  producing properties to pay good wages  or lie idle, which latter for financial  reasons they certainly would not do.  Summed up, what labor should do is  direct its energies to secure such a  distribution of itself as to leaye no  calling overstocked. It should next cooperate with capital, to create employment and demand for production,  from  Of life a woman may find herself fading  and failing. She doesn't understand it.  She goes to doctors, who treat her for  this or for that, but she gets no better.  She grows frail and pale. She can just  "drag about the house," but has no  pleasure in life.  Many such women  have taken advantage of Dr. Pierce's  offer oi free consultation by letter, and  have been restored  by Dr. Pierce's  treatment to perfect health. There  is no more wonderful medicine for  women than Dr.  Pierce's Favorite  Prescription. Its  action upon the  womanly organs is  at once apparent  in the decrease of  pain and the increase of strength.  It cures female  weakness and such  diseases as take  away the strength  and beauty of  women.  Sick women are  invited to consult  Dr. Pierce by letter  free.    All  corres-  gondence private. Address Dr. R. V,  icrce, Buffalo, N. Y.  "Ilcfore I commenced to use your medicine I  was in a bad condition (for eight years) aud  four doctors treated me," writes Mrs. Uettie  Askew, of Garysburg, Northampton Co., N. C  '���������Tliey, of course, g-aveme at the time some relief, but it did not last long. I was some days  in my bed and some days I diagged about the  house. I have used five bottles of Dr. Pierce's  Favorite Prescription and five of the ' Golden  Medical Discovery,' aud four vials of the ' Pellets.' Now I feel like a new woman, and 1 want  the world to know it."  The action of the " Favorite Prescription " is assisted by the use of ���������' Pleasant  Pellets" when the bowels are irregular.  v.hich a bettiii'inent of its own status  without recourse to strikes and crim-  niinatious would as certainly follow as  tbe sun rises and sets every day.  TRY FEDERAL LINES,  We never favored the introduction of  Federal party lines into provincial  politics, as theie is practically nothing  in common. The first government of  Ontario, after Confederation, was a nonparty administration or coalition, and  history proves that it was the best  government the province ever had.  When men are agreed on principles of  government, and are men of principle  and stamina themselves, the non-party  government is certainly the best for  provinces. When, however, these elements are either lacking or possessed in  too light a degree to properly hold men  together, they are ineffectual; and to  secure a stable government influences  better'de lined appear to be necessary.  From the introduction of responsible  government, this'province has had but  a no-party government, and it has ever  been the least stable of any administration on the continent. The history  has ever been strong to-day and upset  to-morrow, without substantial reasons.  The spectacle now on the boards at  Victoria is only a repetition of the  convulsions of the past.  A few months ago Joseph Martin  appeared to the electors as premier, and  because of his record in Manitoba and  elsewhere, he got the most effectual  turning down ever a piemier got in  Canada. This ought to be sufficient  warning to all politicians of the province  to have nothing to do .with Martin.  Mr. Dunsmuir succeeded, with a sufficient following for all emergencies. He.,  ran but a few months when a defection  followed, because of.his railway policy,  that came within an ace of causing his  defeat. The other day again contrary  to the wish of supporters, he took into  his cabinet a henchman of Joseph, who  now lies in Lhe dust with Joseph. J. 0.  Brown Was elected an out-and-out  opponent of Dunsmuir's policy, and  opposed the premier on all but one or  two divisions. To take such a man into  his cabinet, and at the suggestion of  Joseph himself, is proof something must  be done to make a change in B. C.  politics. When no better than this  comes from the strongest aud most  favored of no-party governments, it is.  pruof there is something stronger required to preserve dividing lines.  When lions and lambs of to-day become either all lions or all lambs tomorrow, without the. filighest grounds,  as the public see for a change in  lerocity, it was time something else waa  tried, even Federal lines, to see of  stability of some character can be  secured,  This is,the best value in a  Lady's    Diamond     Ring  I   ever offered for $50.00.   ���������  The stones in these rings are  personallyselectedbyusfrom ���������  the cutters in Amsterdam,  and are absolutely perfect.  You will find this and  hundreds of other styles  illustrated in our catalogue,  a copy, of which will be  sent you free.  DIAMOND HAH, Established 1854.  Yonge and Adelaide Sts.,  TORONTO.  Alta Lodge, No. 29.  A. F. AND A. M.  Regular Communication of the lodge.  Meets first Thursday in ouch month at 8p, m.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  A. B. DOCKSTEADKR, Sec'y.  Spokane Falls &  Northern R'y.  Nelson & Fort  It could in no respect injure the  miners, and it might result in much  good, if the unions would join the mine  owners in petitioning the legislature to  repeal the double tax enactment and  reduce the registrations, crown granting,  &c, as asked in the mine owners'  memorial. We have shown by the  governments' returns that these increased burdens on mining operations  have notonly not increased the revenues  of the country but actually diminished  them and crippled operations into the  bargain. Anything that increases mining operations in the country benefits  miners'as well as mine owners by  multiplying work and stiffening wages.  From these again follow activity in all  other pursuits enhancing the prosperity  of the country in which miners as well  Sheppard R'y.  Red Mountain Railway.  The only all rail route between all points  east, west nod south to Bosslund, Nelson and  Intermediate points; connecting at Spokane  with Great Northern, Northern l'acine, and O.  R.&N. Co.  Connects at Rossiand with the Canadian  racific Railway for Boundary Creek points.  Connects at Alyer's Falls with stage daily for  Republic.  Rufl'ett service on trains between Spokane  and Northport.  directive May 5th, 1901.  Leave. Day Train. Akhivh  9:00 a. in. . ..Spokane 7:35 p .m.  12:50 p. m Rossiand 4:00 n, in.  9:15 a. m Neleon 7:15 p. m.  ,   H. A. JACK.SON, G. 1'. & T. A.,  Spokane, Wash.  G. K.TACKABURY,  Agent, Nelson, B. C.  '��������� ATLANTIC STEAM TICKETS  To and from European points via CanndUn  and American lines. Apply for sailing datea,  rates and full information to any C i'.li. agent  or H. W. Harbour, Agent, Sandon,  W.P. P. Cumiiilnjrs, Gen.S.S. A Kent, Winnipeg  as others who have interests in the  country equally share. Petitions to the  legislature through representaties would  certainly have the desired effect.  These are given as the causes of the  collapse of the steel workers' strike at  Pittsburg,"'-Va., and should furnish a  lesson to British Columbians:  The causes that lead up to this unsatisfactory settlement were the overwhelming odds that the association had  to battle against, the daily press, public  opinion, the advice of prominent labor  leaders, and the withdrawal of credit by  the merchants.  h  i  n  i������  %  h  %  H  ti  ������  ft  I  1  ���������i  8  Av*  ���������V  Mi  <ij  i}  '���������'���������!  'It  ' ,i\  ���������1  *]'  !|  '  )  .  A  i"s  M  i  I  i  )\  u  :i  MSBtiaBmm^^  MHI&ia'flyB'WMM'W^ THE MINING REVIEW-Saturday, September 38, 1901.  sflO'Boeocoeiaiidaocosoooo toe a ������  ining News  o  o  0  o ������  ������ ,-- ���������'    ���������  itftietidootooei 9009 res eta  The Forwarding Co. are busy packing  ore foi- the Reco'mi 11 c'."'  The Morning and Bendigo claims are  applying for crown grants.  At New Denver the Bosun, Hartney  ancVMarion are all working.  The Sunset, in McGuigan basin, has  shipped another car of ore this week.   ,  The Enterprise force is to be increased  to 55 men and at the mill 25jnenare  employed.  The Rambler-Cariboo are shipping  large quantities of ore to the Selby  smelter-at San Francisco.  Some rich samples of ore recently  taken out of the Texas, one of the Reco  group, assayed 900 ounces in silver.  The Ivanhoe mill has been shut  down for the past week, and some.of the  machinery is undergoing the necessary  repairs. . ���������  It is expected that'the Dardanelles  will he started'up shortly and men will  bo put to work at once pumping out  the shafts'.  From'signs seen and unseen, it is now  izeneially believed around town, that  the Ruth mine will commence shipping  what ore it has stoped within two weeks,  and that mining operations are likely to  follow. ���������.     _   "  At Silverton the Hewett is shipping  steadily at the rate of lp tons per day.  On.the Emily Edith a small force ia'en-  gagedon development work and among  the possible additions talked of is a  concentrator.  Mr. Tihling, who had a contract for  driving a long tunnel on the Canadian  group, speaks well of the property.  Although he did not take out a large  quantity of ore in his drift, he  says there are largo bodies in the strata  above and below his level. lie also says  the Adams group worked in part  through the Canadian- tunnels has in  the face in one place two feet of  excellent ore. He says they are both  good properties.  In addition to our made-to-order department, which  will always be kej)t Up to the pink of perfection, we have  put in a fine assortment of all  Our Boots aud Shoes, Underclothing, and, in fact  all supplies���������just what's wanted in the camp.    Call and  inspect them.  ���������J". iR. GAiVEEiROIXr.  Another Council Meeting.  On Monday evening a meeting ofthe  city council was held and Mayor Lovatt  and Aldermen McDonald, Cunning,  Cameron, Folliott, Jalland and Duffy  were present. Very little business came  up for consideration, except the loan  ���������to borrow money from the Bank of  Montreal at New Denver���������which was  also discussed at last week's two meetings, of which the minutes were read.  A letter was received from J. & J.  Taylor, of Toronto, in reference to the  payment of a safe purchased for the  city some time ago. The clerk was  intructed to pay tlie draft when it was  due.  Invitations were sent to the mayor  and council, requesting tliem to attend  the New Westminster exhibition and  the Duke and Duchess York reception  at New Westminster.  Mr. M. L. Grimmett, after and interview with the manager of the Bank of  Montreal in reference to to the $1000  loan, stated that the loan eoukl begot  ns soon as the realty taxes were givsn  as a security. The finance committee  will attend to this matter at once.  Dr. Gomm gave the council, to understand that his claim againstthem would  como up in the courts if not settled  soon. A. motion was carried to pay off  the doctor's hill, and 25 per cent of the  amount to be paid at once and the  balance-as soon as possible. Dr. Gomm  accepted this settlement.  Alderman Cameron's amendment of  the traders' bylaw was passed and now  the peddler' and hawkers' licenses are  now reduced to $100, for every six  months.  Some of the citizens who are in favor  in fixing up the Sandon cemetery had  the matter brought up for consideration.  All the councilmen were in favor of this,  but it thought wise not to do anything  except in a personal way until the funds  were greatlv increased. The city team  would'he offered at any time to help on  the work. .'������������������'-'������������������  ^' ''  ������������������4   ���������  TINSMITH   AND   PLUMBER.  Has on liand a fine line of  Plumbing Goods���������Call and  gel. prices on Plumbiag: and  Sheet Metal Work.  REMEMBER ROOFS PUT ON  BY   ME   DO   NOT   LEAK.  ee89������oee*������0eeae90oeo98������������o0e0-9oooee<>eoeo0eae0'������e9e90e4t-o  ������  e  0  '���������""���������; ' "���������'���������������������������"���������' ' ������������..���������.....,.,. , ,^,.,>,���������.,x,���������.,.* SJ,,.,% ,.  W^ Coi\si^wnei\r  ���������TV*  ^IZ6S*������ -  IHE HUNTER-KENDRICK CO. LTD.  e  9  o  0  0  0  ���������.������  0  o  o  o  o  0  .0  e  0  <���������>  o  0  0  0  ������  o  o  0  0  0  M. L. GRIMMETT, XL. B.  Barrister, .Solicitor, Notary  Public, Etc.  Sandon, British Columbia.  The /lost Complete J-fealth Resort  On the Continent of North America.  SITUATED niDST 5CENK-RY  UNRIVALLED POR  GRANDEUR.  ��������� 00000OO00 0 0 00 9O0 0 0O 0000 0000000000 00900 0 0 000000 9 0 000  THE PROSPECTORS' EXCHANGE:  NO. 4 K.-W.-C. BLOCK, NELSON, B.c:  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.  . FKEE MILLING GOLD properties win led at. once for Eastern investors.  .Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send samples of their ore to the  EXCHANGE for exhibition.  AH samples sh'ouklbe sent by express, PREPAID. , ���������    ���������  Correspondence solicited.   Address all communications to  Telephone No. KM.      P. 0. Box 700. ANDREW F. ROSENBERGER, Nelson, B. C.  LIMITED.  ��������� OPERATING ���������  HALCYON SPRINGS, ARROW LAKE, B.C.  Resident physician and nurse. Boating,  Mulling mid excursions. In telegraphic coni-  liiuiiication with all purls of the world. Two  mails arrive mid depart every day. TEHMS:  ?15 to .fIS per weelc, according to residence in  hotel or villas, Its baths euro nil nervous and  muscular diseases, its waters heal all kidney,  liver and stomach ailments.  Established 1858.  ft  Tlanufacturers of all kinds of  Plain and Fancy  VICTORIA, B.C.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B. C.  Kaslo It Slocan Railway,  International Navigation & ��������� Trading. Co.  Shortest and quickest route to the east and  all points on the 0. N. <fc R. and Northern  Pacific Railways in Washington, Oregon and  Southern States.  TIME CARD EFFECTIVE AUGUST ist,   1901.  KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY CO.  8:30 a.m. leave ICiislo arrive  .1:00p.m.  10:55 a.in. arrive Sandon leave 1 :l*> p.m.  INTERNATIONAL NAVIGATION &  TRADING CO., LTD.  KASL0-NELS0N ROUTE.  5:20 p.m. leave Nelson....arrive 11:00a.m.  9:10 p.m. arrive Kaslo Ieav6     7:00 a.m.  Connecting at Five Mile Point with Nelsou <t  Fort Shenpard Railway both to and from Ross-  land, Spokane, Etc.  Ticketssoldtonll points in United Stales and  Canada via Great Northern, Northern Pacific,  0. R. cfcN. Co., etc.; ������te.  Ocean and steamship tickets and rates via all  Hues will be furnished on aj plication.  For further particulars call on or address  Robt. Irving, Manager. Kaslo, B. C.  ��������� Gko. Huston, Agent, Sandon.  September 3, 17  October' 1, 15  WILL ISSUE  .Pan-American Excursion  TICKETS  To BUFFALO  5ixty=Day Limit  Via all-rail, lake route or S00  line���������via St. Paul or Chicago.  Through Sleeping Cars from  Kootenay Landing to Toronto.  One change to Buffalo.  For time-tables, rates and full information call on or address nearest local  agent, or  IT. W. Hakhour, Agent,  Sandon, B. C, or  J. S. Carter, E. J. Coylk,  I). P. A., Nelson.   A.G.P. A..Vancouver  mm  A7.*S*$.*������  if ** VHvi  *t?**A.-.-y-:-.-p*7-p~^f{'.t:  'fftXSBX&zmteait  ;^tia#r.*Us^  .i-i"il 3&Ki!iitffiis',>: J������S  AW-SBA-rasvewio*;  'CR JXIW WJU *Mtf J!SfCA3|-3������X3Z35rcW15  ���������>������vO**J������,������'<J9*PO<J*j'tC"t>'������'J*'I'A������*  o  o  *-&������  O  <���������>  OO'$'$<>$'������<><>'>*������',<>*<>'&**':><><������0'&*>* ���������oo  IN TUB APPLE SEASON.  The time, for fresh apples is ., always hailed with pleasure by housewives, foi- with 'tliom no. end of delicious dishr;; nmy be prepared.  Apple sauce, , appreciated by nearly  everyone, is too oiten jjoorly made.  Not long ago. in a house wl-ere bet-  lei* judgment might have been expected, the dish came to the table  thickened; with  cornstarch.  Many people think that sauce made  of suniinei* apples and tender skinned  winter ones is improved in Uavor if  tlie, apples -in: not peeled "before  cooking-. In this case the pulp is  pushed through a. colander while it  is hot. By thi*.1. method, however,  the sauce becomes more or les.s  "salvy." iu the long run the. usual  method of cooking is most salisfac-  ���������tory to the majority of persons.  Pare, quarter and core the fruit :  put it into a saucepan with just  enough boiliiuy water to cover, and  simmer     it gently  until it is     done.  to  be  better      flavored  than     when  cookec in an open dish.  A sort of     baked apple sauce     is  made by     paring  and  coring     tart  apples, putting them in a deep pudding dish  with just enough water to  cover them,  covering the, dish closely and     baking or     steaming in     a  moderate oven until they are tender.  Then     the 'apples arc removed without breaking and  a half a cupful   of  sugar is added to the juice for every  six ������������������apples,'    and the syrup is boiled  for about  half     an  hour-.   Ten minutes before     removing from the fire,  a piece; of,ginger or mace or a    few  cloves are -put, in.   At tha end ofthe  time,      remove  the spice and     turn  the  liquid   over  tlie fruit,  which has  been   kept  hot.    Cover   closely     and  stand     away to cool.    This dish    is  delicious served .with cream.  A compote ol apples makes an attractive dessert. Make a syrup with  a cup of sugar, a cup of water,   and  &ZIZI3Sr TIB-ilL.  Resembles Japan in flavor, Mt is never impure���������while  infinitely superior, in Quality. It is making: rapid strides  in public favor because of the above facts. Drinkers oi  Japan teas should give it a trial.  ���������tic!  i-  to  taste while hot,   stirring  sugar  apple  is distributed,  sections are wanted  a syrup of one eup-  threc-fourths, of a cup-  sect, ion of lemon  boils,   add   pared  of jrevcn or eight  them1 slowly  uii-  but  not  broken,  apples care-fully  Sweeten  until   Unit tin-  unbroken,  ma  ful  of sugai  fill of water, and ���������.  peel.   When      this  and cored quarters  sour  apples.    Cook  til  they are tender  Then     remove the  with a wooden spoon,  boil the syrup  for five minutes or so, and strain it  over     the      apples.    A  tin or     iron  dish is never, of course, employed to  cook any     fruit.    A teaspoonful     of  butter     added to   Ripple sauce often  softens the flavor, and the juice of a  lemon and additional sugar add     to  its      richness.    A   sliced    lemon   (not  peeled) may bo put     into tha syrup  in   which      apples- are  cooked.   This  gives  a most decided   flavor.    A    bit  of orange peel  boiled  iii the     syrup  also   gives   a  pleasant-' taste.      True  apple lovers, however, object to anything   that   detracts  from  the    -pure  apple savor.  The old fashioned way of cooking  the apples slowly until they turned a.  rich mahogany red makes a pleasant  variety in the bill of fare. To accomplish this, pare, quarter and core  the apples' and cover them with cold  water, to which a tablespoonful of  ���������molasses or of dark brown sugar and  a piece of lemon peel have been added. Cover them and cook very slowly. , hardly at a simmer for several  hours. The sections should remain  whole. Pears cooked in this way  are especially delicious.  . Pits of butter sprinkled over the  top of the apple pie af u'j* the sugar  and cinnamon'have been put in and  before the top crust is on is a great  improvement, as is also the juice of  a lemon and a.n additional quantity,  of sugar.  For the baked apple of time honored memory there is a variety of  methods. The simplest of all is  liked the' best by many who claim  that from the core and seeds a certain flavor i.s given to the pulp.  Perfect . apples are selected, sweet  or tart, with no suggestion of worm  depredations. After washing them  they are placed iu a pan, with just  enough water u> cover the bottom,  and are baked slowly until tender.  To serve for desert it i.s best to  core them, tho cavities being filled  with sugar, with or without an additional  flavoring     A   tiny   piece    of  into  cinnamon.    Boil     it  ni i mites.     Mean-  ten tart apples,  syrup until they  liou.se-  cinna-  sii-e of  lemon     pee!  is ���������sometime** pui  each   with   tlie  sugar.    Some  keepers      use  u   sprinkling of  moil or a piece of butter the  a cherry.  One housekeeper always uses pound  sweets for  baking.   She removes   the  core, and packs them in a. large pudding dish with a cupful of hot water  in  the  bottom.   The dish  is  covered  closely and  set  in  a moderate oven,  where the  fruit  is  allowed  to  steam  slowly  until   it  is   tender.   Then  the  apple.-? are placed in an earthen dish  and tho juice      is  poured  over  them  with, a big woocier   spoon until  they  are ceo!, when     they are transferred  to a glass dish,  again  covered    with  the     juice and  placed      on  the  ice.  Baked  in   this  way,  apples are said J  an inch o  slowly for twelve  while, paro or core  and cook them in a  are  nearly  tender.    Drain  them   and  put  in   the  oven,   for  a  few  minutes.  Arrange the apples when cool  on   a  dish and fill  the spaces left- by     the  cores  with  currant jelly.    Cool     the  syrup'' and   pour   it  over   the   apples.  When     very cold,      arrange whipped  cream   around'the  base  and  garnish  it with the currant jelly.  "If apples are to be served uncooked, each should be washed in cold  water, wipeti carefully and then  polished with .a piece of flannel. Arrange in the fruit dish with some of  the leaves placed 'here, and' there,  lied apples, of course, are the most  beautiful. South, in fact, out of the  "apple bolt," where the fruit tastes  less like home, the people arc most  fastidious as to appearances, and  green apples "are passed by in the  market, while red apples, the brighter the better, find ready' sale. In the  North, Jiowcver, little attention, except for special occasions, is paid to  the color, but the flavor is the  standard of merit, each buyer having  a . personal preference. Not infrequently this taste results, from  pleasant acquaintance with some  partiedlar tree with which one associates  tender memories.  To salads, where tartness is wanted, dried apples are sometimes a  pleasant addition. Mixed, with r;el-  c.ry and English walnuts or with  boiled chestnuts, they are delicious  served with mayonnaise dressing.  Apples for salads should be pared  just before they are needed for  serving, and thrown into ice water  until everything i.s ready, so that  the color nmy be preserved. A little  ingenuity will discover a variety of  ways in which the bright colored  peel of the fruit may be utilized for  garnishing. Narrow, unpared, wedge  shaped sections of a. red apple may  be arranged about the edge of the  dish, with the ends pointing toward  the i-jentre, or a pretty combination  may be made of green and red  skins.  Tlie most delicious jelly made of  apples is of the cider kind. Tart,  green apples were usually employed  for tho purpose. They were washed,  sliced without paring, put into a  preserving kettle with new sweet  cider before it had shown any signs  of working,' and boiled until soft.  Then they are drained through a.  sieve two cupfuls of sugar were allowed to one pint of .the .liquid, the  whole was boiled for twenty minutes  and poured ' into glasses and sealed.  =������  Ceylon Teas are sold Ln Sealed Lead  Packets only. Black, fVixed, Uncolored  Ceylon Green. Free samples sent.  Address "SALADA," Toronto.  THE MAN OF THE  HOUR.  Latest  Phase  oi*  Iain's  Joseph  Chamber-  Career.  Joseph       Chamberlain,       Britain's  great commoner, is a .man of definite  aims, and endowed with the inexpug-  nableness of mind and purpose.essential     to    their     complete   fulfilment.  Life  to him has always  been an unbending reality, a. ceaseless searching  for the solutions of present day problems.       Recognizing    the fact  that  England's dependencies must soon be  linked  with indissoluble bonds if she  is  to  retain  her  world-wide supremacy,' he has evolved a  broad schemo  for the knitting together of the Empire's   scattered   strands.     Generally  speaking    his    plan is to leave local  matters in the hands of colonial legislative  bodies,  and convert the two  Houses of Parliament    into    council  rooms for the chosen representatives  of the diverse powers that form the  Empire.     His Imperial  project calls,  among  other- things, for the English  as an ofiicial language, and as a first  result has raised a storm at Malta,  where  Italian obtains in  the courts, .  and indicted Britishers cannot tell on  what evidence judgment is being given for or against them.     The agitation     is     entirely due to  a few  disgruntled    members    of    the Maltese  Council,   who   recently  declared  that  a language was  being    forced    upon  them by the Colonial Secretary,  and  determined to revenge themselves on  the Home Government by refusing all  taxes,  most of which wero    required  for the immediate advancement of the  people.     As a matter of fact, in this  case Mr.   Chamberlain simply carried  out the wishes of a majority of the  islanders when he selected English as  tho ofiicial     language of. the colony.  Tho non-payment of some  tax. levies  compelled    him    to    take    measures  i which  would  ensure  their  collection,  and these acts have caused no end of  rioting.     No   serious  or  lengthy  objections  will be raised, however, and  in a few-years .Malta will praise and  honor     the    man who simplified her  court systems.  Mr. Chamberlain's policy in South  Africa- was vigorously denounced  when tho campaign commenced and  reverses began to pour in. but now  that defeat has been turned into victory his uncompromising attitude in  dealing with the Boers is gaining  general approval. When peace has  been restored to the Orange River  Colonies, they, too, will share in the  OLD   MOORE'S   SHADOWS.  His   Almanac    Issued   for  1902.���������  Some Predictions.  I    Although  almost    four months yet  remain of the year 3 901,   old Moore  has   already   prepared   his   wonderful  .predictions for .1902,  and  they _  are  ; now  being      sold  in  England  in  the  'famiiiai  form,pi the penny almanack.  }    The, war  in  South  Africa  will  ap-  jpareuitly end next   January ;  at   any  I rate this     seems to,- be     the hidden  j meaning of     the     prophetic phrase,  j "We shall  hear from  South     Africa  tidings of really good omen."      But  it     wil1  be a short-lived peace.     In  July   "we shall      learn  of a sudden  rising in South Africa.    Some, of the  smouldering  embers  of  revolt      will  he fanned into flame, and for a time  tilings will look serious for the British.    In the end the  Union Jack will  float again in peace." -"'���������  Reverting ' to January it is prophesied that "a King's messenger  will be seen on his road from Windsor  to   London,   involving   a     hasty  a  ,te  ,'i.iS-  of   the cabinet,  and for  A GOOSE BOURSE.  in Prague there exists a  "bourse," where yearly some  OOu geese change hands, its  active time lasts generally for  goose  5.000,-  lllilSf  about.  six to eight weeks, from the middle  of September till the first day?- of  November. Jhiring this time immense flocks of geese are driven into  the suburbs, especially from the districts lying on the right bank ' of  the Weischel. As the geese are driven in from long distances they are  "shod"���������that is to say, walked repeatedly over patches of tar mixed  with the sand. This forms a hard  crust on the feet of the geese, and  they, thus "shod," are able to cover  immense distances without fatigue.   , f   The Chir.ose 'nave twice sacked Mos-  and again in 1293.  meeting-  time at least all  the world will  ' in a state  of expectation  and  pense."  A terrible, shipwreck, violent disturbances in-Dublin, a' marriage of  great national importance, ara  among the events that will ..happen  in February.  In March there will be a second  Rougemont in the country���������"a mysterious . traveller from the East, with  tales of the most extraordinary  character. He is nothing more than  a. plausible fraud." A vast improvement in an instrument of war  is predicted for April, and in May  the disturbers of the church will  again .be.'active'. In the same month  will occur the death of a venerable  and respected nobleman, who for  more years than the usual span 61  life has devoted himself to his  Queen,  his King and his country."  There will be great times for  motor-cars in July, and startling  news from China in August. General lawlessness will be rampant in  Paris during September, and a big  lire will break out in Scotland in  October.  For November two  sad events  are  prophesied���������-"a. beloved' life  will     be  in danger,'/ and "a collision between-  two large vessels in the Channel will  happen, with great loss of life."  The most serious item in December  i.s "curious and complicated news  from  Copenhagen."  fo? the TEETH aad BREATH  HevirSfze SOZQDONT UQUI0\   .   '.     ���������       25c  $ew Patent Box SOZ0DG8T POWDER   .     ���������     25s  Large LIQUID and POWDEfi     .     .     ���������        Wq  At the Stores or by Mail, postpaid, for the Price.  A Dentist's Opinion: "As an antiseptic and hygienic  mouthwash, and for the care and preservation of the teeth and  gums, I cordially recommend Sozodorit.   I consider it the ideal  dentifrice for children's use."   [Name of writer upon application.]  HALL & RUCKEL.Montreal  I  ���������ft  j?'  T'-f.  j I  Ml  if  1:1.  i' t  ������  i  If  J]  it  r.  I  I  i  H\  r  m  ���������     h  : >v  j  M  ia  v  \ >  In  <v7  ! i  I-'  *  i *  ���������'  vili  '5  /  amssgeaSBSaimmms^BimBamim^rmaami ���������xnmraaoaB  SfJLEfiS BFHffl ffiPIBE,  TEE MEW WHO STAND AT THE  HELM OF AFFAIRS.  The     Permanent  Officers.���������Change  .of    Government    Doesn't Affect Them.  .C.B.,  This  the  We naturally associate the running of ' the Empire* with the men  who figure in the Mouse of Commons  and in the .Lords in oflice, says  Pearson's Weekly.  But they are merely representative  of departments,  and so- far as   their  "material" goes are dependent upon  the permanent oflicials     who control  the complex machinery by "which tho |  State    is governed.    When    an oflice  in'1 the Government    i.s  filled   by      a.  genius and a statesman, he gets      a  grasp of liis department  which compels the admiration of the permanent i  officials, but generally speaking, even j  the successful   statesman   is  often    a  theorist,  and    the permanent ollicial  has to do the "filling in" with facts  and  figures  in support.  The British Empire is well served  in its permanent ollicials, and her  statesmen of all parties very properly place great confidence and reliance  in   these  gentlemen.  Our    system     of Covcrnnient has.  not     inaptly,   been  compared  to     a j  limited     liability company.   In    tho.i  .British Empire Ltd.. all l'ritish ciLi-^ J  zens, are    shaieholders.   The Cabinet  for the time-being are the directors,  who define tho policv of the 'company  but it is the permanent oflicials who  carry it out.    \'cry few of the shareholders know those heads  of departments even by name, and the    work  of their ollice is generalJ.v  associate/I  with the member of the Covcrnnient  for the time-being who preside:1, over  the ofiicial in question.  We hear a great deal in these days  about the Navy and Army. The  Permanent Secretary to the. Admiral ty is  ���������SIR EVAN" ��������� MACGREGOR, K  who  is in his   fifty-ninth year,  is the man who knows whether  navy is equal  to its work or-not--:  for he has had chief permanent'control of     this department    for seyen-  teen years. His'mother was a daughter of the late Admiral  Sir T.     M.  Hardy, and he married the daughter  of Colonel W.      A.  Aliddloton/ C.B.,  the year    he was'appointed  to     his  present  oflice.   He  was educated    at  Charterhouse,     as    - also   was      Sir  Courtney lioylo.    .-.  The     oilice of     Permanent    Under  Secretary to  the War Oflice is.filled  by Sir 'Ralph    Henry Knox,  K.C.li:  He was  born in IS.'Ki, educated     at  Trinity College, Dublin,  and at   the  age of twenty, he made his first  quaintan-.:e  with  the  War  Oflice.  ascended the ladder step by step,  in  1S&2, was  appointed Accountant-  GcneraL;      which post he'    held until  1S9-7, when ho was placed in his pre-  * sent position, which has by  been' a- sinecure.    His salary is $10,'-  000 -per annum.  The Board of Education which has  displaced  the  old-.Education Department has charge of the third line of  national defence-,   and  its  task  is to  develop  and utilize the brain power  of     the    nation    .The man  at     the  wheel in this     department is one of  the most  valuable of our public servants���������Sir      George   Wm.   Kckewich,  K.C.B.. D.C.L.    He succeeded  to  the  oflice of    secretary to the Education  Department in  1890,  and since 1S99  he has also  been  secretary   , of     the  Science and  Art Department;   He is'  a thorough     believer in this department,  and is a true friend of education.   He is the fourth son,  and  his  late      father   was  M.F.      for  South  Devon.   Sir     George     married     the  daughter      of Mr.  L.* W.  Duck,     the  M.P. for North Devon.   He was educated at Eton     and Ralliol  College,  Oxford,    'where      he came of!    with  flying colors  THE TREASURY,  has beon very much called upon since  the war broke out in 1S99. It. is a  department which makes the rank  and file .shareholder's mouth water  when he scans the salary list. Tho  First Lord and the Chancellor of the  Exchequer draw $25,000 each per  annum ; there are three Junior  Lords at So.000 each per annum, a  Patronage Secretary at $10,000, a  Financial Secretary at ������10,000, and  finally     the     Permanent Secretary,  whose oflice is worth from $1.0,000  to $12,500. He lias an Assistant  Secretary at ������7,500. There is also  an army of private secretaries,. and  other', oflicials at salaries ranging  from'- $500'to ������7,500. Sir Francis  Mowatt, K.C.li., is the present Permanent Secretary, to the Treasury.  On Budget night in the House tho  voice is the voice of the Chancellor  of the Exchequer, but the hand is  the hand of the Permanent Secretary. Sir, Francis was born in  1S;-17, and was educated at Winchester and St. John's College, Oxford.  Perhaps the most important post  in our administration is that held by  Sir T. JT. Sanderson, K.C.D., K.C*.  M.G., who is permanent secretary at  tho Foreign Oflice. .It i.s a position  of the greatest delicacy, for a false  step may mean war. or, at any rate/  undesirable foreign complications.  The Colonial Oflice has played an  important part in recent years. The  permanent secretary is Sir E. Wing-  field. K.C.B.', What this gentleman  knows about South African politics  and personages would make the fortune of a journalist in a day.  Messrs. Kruger. Leyds & Co. would;  also give much to be in his con- ,  fidence*. j  - Thon there is the Home Oflice,  the.  Local   Government  Hoard,   and     Lbe -  General     Post Oflice, -the permanent  secretaries of which are Sir Kcnehn I  E. Pigbv, K.C.li.,  -Air. S.  1.5. Provis. :  C.U., and Sir G. IT. Murray, K.C.li. \  j respectively.    All     three  are import-,  j'ant offices and  by no  means     over-'  .remunerated, none of the salaries ex- ���������  | feeding $10,000.   Rut for  theso  and  .'other  permanent     oflicials,  no   Gov-  i eminent elected  by the people could .-  j run  tho British Empire.      -' ���������  mmmmif cgjiees.  THEBE,  CLEVER TRICKS    AND  HOW  TO DETECT  THEM.  A Well Known   Detective Tells  of  Their   Many   Devices     and  Tools.  There is no      rogue half so incorrigible   as      tho  professional   coiner.  I .'jays a well  known  detective.   A   rj-  j formed      burglar  or     pick-pocket is  j quite common ;   but     a  regenerated-  I coiner,      in my experience,  is      even  ;'niore rare than a black swan or     a  dead donkey.   There appears to      be  sonic fascination      in the misapplied  art ; foi   no     amount of punishment  scion;?  to      deter .a convicted   coiner  from   returning  to   his  moulds     and  batteries the very moment he i.s free.  The modern    coiner takes a- very  high, rank  among intelligent- criminals,  anci is as far removed from   his  forei unner of a few generations  ago  as an average man from an ape. The  coiner of our grandfathers' days was  indeed  a clumsy workman,  who  was  content with a hatterv made of jam-  gold, filling up tho cavity with  platinum, so as to preserve the proper weight and ring, l'y these  arfiiices the sovereign loses half or  oven as much as three-quarters of  its intrinsic value, while retaining  the unmistakable appearance of a  goorl coin.  , Probably none but an expert teller  could detect these impostures ;     but  and   manufactured   his  iron    and  tin,  bismute  and      the products of  would impose on none  coins  and  his  but  jars,  out <of  brass  ������������������skill"  would  the ignorant and  careless.  Even to-day a few of the "baser"  sort of coiners are almost equally  primitive ir, their methods. Their  batteries are crudely contrived out  of domestic vessels, aiid the rest of  their     apparatus consists  of- plaster  the ordinary spurious coin  from pewter, antimony, Jead.  similar base metals can almost  variably be defected by one of  following tests :���������'if on rubbing  coin with a. moistened finger  bright metal appears under the worn  and dirty surface, you may be sure  the coin is counterfeit.   The practice  made  and  in-  tlit,  the  the  tho  coin,  el lent  common to many  ; for the spurious  vu-  of biting  people, is exc  coin is aiways -"'gritty" as distiii  ished from - the smoothness of a  genuine coin .-'���������and if you find that  your suspicious coin will make a  mark on a slate you may be sure  that there is good ground for your  distrust.  AROUND LONDON.  Primitive      Appearance      of     the  Farms  and Farm Buildings.  "$--���������  INFANT MORTALITY.  i  .'Many Deaths Largely . Due to  Ig  norance on the Part of'Mothers.'  The disorders of children seem    to'  the rugged  and      hearty grown per-  ! sons    to-be simple and not particu-  l larly dangero"s.  | This point of view on the part of  parents    has  been  the cause of    the  j loss of 'thousands of baby lives.  J You. will always find' that the  mothers who are successful in bringing up    families of     hearty,  .of Paris and plumbago to make the  ; moulds, a crucible, ai: iron spoon, a  jiile or two, and a little grease. In  I fact, the whole of their equipment  .'would be dear at fifty cents. It is  .needless to say their victims are  'generally of the most ignorant  classes ; and 'even'then they and  .'their  "snide pitchers,"  the men om-  Thc physical fact that London- is  surrounded by farms and woods and  meadows and that its streets ter-  j races and rows of semi-detached  houses do not extend to a. distance  of more than nine miles from its  centre, is merely one aspect of the  fact that London is not larger than  it is. Jt is not, however, this physical fact alone which tends to render  the aspect of our suburban country  strange.  What is iuost striking in it is not  the fact that it is country, but that  in many directions it is a country of  curiously primitive character. The  villages have all; the air of villages  of the last century.   There are    old  ���������  .     .,, . .       .inns unchanged since the day of the  ployed to pass     the spurious coins, , coachc.s.    ' Ther0;    are public-houses  with  signs     swinging in the    public  are often  "lagged  THE  however,  ''SUPERIOR"   COINER.  is  intelligence,  h  nippy  children with scarcely a day's sickness, are always those ,who are careful to note.the* slightest eviiLnce of  illness .mid to check the difl'rmlty at  once.  !    They do not belong to the class of  ���������mothers  that stupify their    children  .with    sleeping draughts and   similar  !medicines containing opiates.  I .* Thoy stick to the purely vegetable  healthful    .medicines which  fantile      disorders  quickly,  these Baby's Own Tablet's  best of all. ���������  j For colic, simple foyers, croup,  .constipation, diarrhoea,' irritation  .jwlien teething, indigestion and .-���������lcep-  no Jnoans . lcss.no'ss, these tablets are a. quick,  iefi'ecti'-vo, never-failing cure. Pis-  'solved in water the smallest baby  I will lake them without the slightest  objection. Do not trifle ..with., medi-  ! cinqs concerning which you know  j nothing, when here is a time-tried  j remedy which, is used constantly- and  a man of considerable  who has often made an  exhaustive study of metals and  electro-plating, and can produce  coins as perfect in appearance as  any that arc issued from the Mint,  and which satisfy all the ordinary  tests of weight and so  on.   In fact,  n c-  He  and  cure  ln-  and  of  are  the  with  the best     results  in  thousands  of homes.  Mrs.  J-I'.. H.  Man.,  says ���������':-  iGwn Tablets  .children of a  j be without them  are truly a. babv  Fox,  Orange    Ridge,  T  have  found   Baby's  perfect medicine   Snr  ages,  and  would  not  in the house.    They  comfort aiid moth-  icr's      friend."  can be found a!  be sent prepaid  2;';  cents.  Williams  f'rock villo.  iaby's   Own  Tablets  dru^ stores, or will  upon receipt of price,  by. addressing The  Medicine      Co.,  Rept.  Ont..   +   Dr.  ������������������many of the coins they produce are  actually.made .of goJd and silver :  only the gold is of a low grade and.  is liberally alloyed with copper  silver, while it is a well-known fact  ��������� that it is possible to mould spurious coins of -silver of the requisite  fineness, and yet mako a profit of  100 per cent on the manufacture.  At, this .rate of profit the business is  quite lucrative enough to compensate  for a little risk -'and naturally such  coin's,'which are of full weight and  of standard silver, are most difficult  to detect. ,  i But most coiners are not satisfied  with reasonable profit, and they prefer to make: their silver coins of  antimony and lead (antimony furnishing the bulk of the coin) covered, of course, with a coating of silver. Spurious gold coins are largely made of platinum, a metal which  gives  the requisite' weight.  .The process of coining is really  very simple, although it requires  both delicacy aud manipulative skill.  An exact impression i.s taken of the  coin fo bo copied. and a mould is  made from plaster of Paris. The  molten metal is then pourod into the  mould through a small niierfure in  it. Any superfluous metal is filed  away, and the part from which it is  removed is  MOST  CAREFULLY MILLED.'  now placed,  in  streets just as we see them represented in Hogarth's pictures. There  are quaint, secluded "dwellings, half  cottage, half villa, which seem to  belong to the time of Strawberry  HiN. ...  There are farms and farm buildings  carelessly and picturesquely irregular, like those which George ' Eliot  has described so well as characteristic of the England which existed before tho railways: and the first re-  '"'^ j form bill. And far more strikingly  'primitive are the looks and the demeanour of the people. The rural  laborers within fourteen miles are as  leisurely in their gait, and seem as  strange to the hurry of modern life  | as the figures which encounter one  slouching along a Shropshire lane  or lifting their cider kegs in a remote Devonshire field.  In  point of dress,  indeed,  the former are often more primitive     than'  the latter.       It is -    in  the .country  j close, to London      that the      smock  i frock   has survived   longest.   Smock-.  | frocked ploughmen only a. few   years  ago might be seen among their fur-  Only 4 per cent, of the British  Army have a chest measurement of  over 40 in., and 20 per cent, between ;>8 and 40 in.  The  years.  The  white mulberry  Jt i.s the best,  black     mulberry  lives but sixty  for .silkworms.  will   live  .'300  The  rack,- in  they are  ing of  si  on them,  newness  mixture of grease a:i! ciga r-ash  lampblack.   To      increase tho  tion the coin which i.s copied  most -invariablv old and wo  a  coins      are  i  sils-er  solution,   in   which  soon covered with a coat-;  ver      electrically deposited  To  remove any  suspicion,^  they are covered  with   /.'.A  or  Oecep-  is     a.l-  ,1i  ;   and  years or more in England.  Mrs. Spendall���������You look worried.  Is it because you are so deeply in  deb.t? Mr. Spendall (gloomily)���������No;  it's because I can't get any deeper.  the resultant copy,  after r  the various  doctoring I'n ycessej  all. the appearance of a  /Jirtv.  obliterated coin of the../'''(lavs' of  Georges.  A   favorite   trick   /<fc\\\\  gold is  to take a  .undergoing  has  ha lithe  comers  of  and by drilling  much   as   possible  jT  ftvnuine sovereign,  slicing remove as  of  the    .'interhor  rows within a gunshot of tlie Alexandra Palace; while from one of the  towers at Sydenham a mam with a  good telescope might detect to-day  on the village green oi JCent men  and women who might be denizens  of the "Sweet Auburn" of Goldsmith. Iii this fact, there is indeed,  something strikin-y���������this persistence  of traditional a.nd local habit among all the i-h'aiiges so distinctive  of modern pro.gress, nor is it by any  means'exemplified among the poorer  classes onl*/.  In spitr. '���������[ (||,������ cosmopolitan spirit  which rv.pid travelling generates, tho  spirit, of locality is still strong, as  vitality of. the in-  newspapcrs. whicn  districts almost within  hi of the -metropolis. To readers  this journal the club flower show,  fete and cricket  important than  in London. The  tor. the village residents, the.farmers, all revolve round the same local  axis, and the rumor of London merely reaches them "like a. tale of little  meaning. though the words are  strong."   -f   1 licks���������You say you haven't a single superstition. Would you start a  journey on Friday? Wicks���������Never!  .Saturday is pay-day!  i-s ������''.iown by the  "''"merable   local  flourish -in  si i  of  club  are    far  moi j  any similar events  clergyman,  the doc-  ^^S^^WS^^^S^Bf  AS A"W/JH'*������ ���������'������^  m& I t> <-,'*:���������:,.'*:*:���������������������������.���������Cr.-.-tr'mvf.-  ���������Jru'a w -^ * fif'Ji.-'i .r.H.;  lI*.i1l..'.TItt'1ffi.^^^i^#.,-^i..j.������i^r\.v>S"M,-^.f..J'-JrJ^Of.v.v.*t^*fl  W  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, September 28, 1901.  Here and There.  The Matheson Bros., of Silverton,  will start a drug store and a newspaper  at Frank, Alberta.  E. H. Lewis, post master of Trail, is  in the toils, charged with stealing $GG0  from a registered letter.  The Le Roi mine at Rosuland started  up with about 100 men, without making  any arrangement with the Miners'  union, or agreeing on any terms.  Sheriff Tuck sold a mineral claim the  other day for a debt of .*f65, and got hut  ,-}!3.00 from the purchaser. This transaction has not either paid creditor or  sheriff very well.  The position of Bob Green these times  reminds one of Jacob wrestling with the  angel. Jacob would not let go his hold  of the angel until the latter blest him.  Before the rumpus Bob was at Victoria  expecting the portfolio of mines. Sin<!;e  the rumpus he has gone back a^ain, and  report has it he expects the portfolio  from a reconstructed ministry. He is  not disposed to let go his hold until he  gets that appointment.  According to late reports itii"nek  and nek" over in the Transvaal. Ono  day you hear the Boers out wit and out  number a body of British soldiers, and  after shooting* a few capture tlie rest.  The next day you read those prisoners  have been Veal eased, and the British  have made a conquest of the same  importance, all which goes to show the  Boers are getting re-inforcements,  money and supplies from soinesym*  pathic quarter, and the war is far  from being at an end.  Jobbers and Eetailers in  Hardware  and  Mining Supplies  Now for a snapf We have completed  arrangements with the publishers of  the Winnipeg Free Press, one of the  best newspapers of Canada, "by which  we can give that excel'en t weekly, the  Mining Review and one of the best  thermometers and barometers combined, for the sum of $3 00. All who subscribe now will get the two papers for  the balance of this year thrown in���������  that is to the end of 1902for this money,  and the instrument at once. This offer  will be extended to all present subscribers to the Mining Review who pay all  arrears and one year in advance. Don't  delav this matter.  ���������T' Rails and Track Iron,  Crow's Nest Coal,  Bar and Sheet Iron,  Jessop & Canton Steel for Hand and  Machine Drills,  Powder, Caps, Fuse,  Iron Pipe and Fittings,  Oils, Waste, etc.,  Mine or Mill Supplies of all.kinds,  Agents Traux Automatic Ore Cars.  Head Office���������Nelson, B.C.  Stores at  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  MINERS'  SUl^RLIEB.  Gold Seal White Rubber Coats    | Hip Rubber Boots, leather soles  Black and Yellow Oil Coats | Knee Rubber Boots, leather soles  Blankets, Pillows, Quilts, etc.  CALL AND GET OUR PRICES.  RECO AVENUE.  Just Arrived���������a Fresh Assortment  Certificates of Improvements.  xotice.  ,  Morning und Bendigo Mineral Claims.  Situate in tlie Slocan Mining Division of West  Kootenay District.   Where located:  In the  Ivanhoe  basin,  near  ihe  Elgin  Mineral  Claim.  Take notice ihat I, Vin.S. Drewry, acting as  agent for Wm. C.Vawkey, Free Miner's Certificate  No. . 37951,. J.   D. Farrell,  Free  Miner's  Certificate No. 2R829, aud .Nellie Hickey, Free  Winer's   Certificate No. 38024.    intend,   sixty  days from the date:hereof,   to apply to the  Mfuing Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of each of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must he commenced before ihe issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of September, A. D. 1901.  \V. S. Dkkwky.  NOTICE.  TENT AND AWNING  FACTORY =====  ���������   ��������� ���������   /  BAKER STREET,  NELSON, B. C.  TKts Ime includes Rods from 2$c* up,  Reels, Plies, Etc*  WE HAVE ALSO A NICE LINE OF MMMGCKS.  SEE OUR CHILDREN'S HAMMOCKS.  COFFEE ROASTERS  Dealers in TEA AND COFFEE.  We are ode ring at the lowest prices  the best grades of Ceylon, India, China  and Japan Teas.  For Prices see .Nelson daily papers.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  ���������Ko'oteivay Coffee Co.,  P. 0. BOX 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON. B.C.  1901-C No. 3.  (Kaslo, Sept. 25,1001, Registry)  (Law Stamp)  In the Supreme Court of British Columbia.  Between:  ALEXANDER CRAWFORD, J'laintiir,   and-���������  JAMES  MAXWELL  DONNELLY, Defendant.  His Honor J. A. Forin,/     Wednesday, the 25th  In Chambers.       i day of .Sept., 1001.  Upon the application of the pluintiJI and upon rending the affidavit of the pliii'iiUd'and  papers liile'',and upon, hearing the solicitor for  the plaintiir,  1. It is ordered that the service of a copy of  this order and of the writ of summons in this  action, by sending the same bv a prepaid and  registered letter addressed to the defendant at  Sandon, B. C; and by posting up in the City  Hall at Sandou, B. C, a copy of this order and  said writ of summons; and by publishing this  order together with the notice hereon endorsed  once a week for four weeks in the Mining Ke-  view newspaper published at Sandon, B.C.:,  shall be good and suflleient service oi the said  writ of summons.  2. And it i.s further ordered that tho defendant do enter an appearance to the said writ of  summons on or before the first day of November, 1901, at the Registrar's oilice, Kaslo, B.C.  3. And it is further ordered that the costs of  this application be costs in the cause.  (Signed) J. A. FORIN, L.J.  This actioji is brought to recover $1053,10 as  shown in the statement of claim endorsed ou  the writ of summons.  (Signed) ALEX. LUCAS, Registrar.  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER,  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON, B.C.  At Cost and Less Than Cost.*  We have;a fine stock of Men's Boys', Ladies' and Children's  Boots and Shoes -whieh will be sold at cost and under, iu order to make  room on the shelves for our groceries. We have on hand, a good  selection ofthe best makes. '  Cody Avenue.  JALLAND BROS.  POR   S-AJLiEJ.  A limited number of Shares in  Similkameen Valley Coal Co.,  Limited.  For further particulars and  prospectus apply to  Wm. W. Fallows,  SANDON.  Ofiicial Agent for Slocan District.  -DealersIn TQeafs  AT SANDON  ROSSLAND "NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN COT.'  /  -  V  u  ���������8  \  IP  s  i  is  ���������I i-  Hi  '���������>' 111  '���������* .,/  .-t :-'f  1  $  ������������������ Hi1  3 lb  ii j  V v'lj  -   '*!  it  " '7  .? ���������>.<���������  il  W  pi?  }A:6t  . 'Si'  m  ri:*V    JHt  If  #17���������  IIV  '%&>  'Hh  m;  m  ��������� *!*��������� t\  m  I  ll^MS^SMMmmStasmSaSBBmsmmeme^KmammiBimmacmi

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