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The Prospector Aug 29, 1896

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I.ATION ill'' ANY NHtt's PAPlSIt!
^kt    if I
\'ol. 2.
rut: minks "I'
iik men in ooi.ii, -:i'.v
' ' IPPKK  ANI»  I.i: 1!'
,o /,
duel's iinuiujr yon tiikin miles
nl Iiiiiii ho'l iii'iul Hi. in.
A Shvash scooped the boys on
a horse race.
Prof. Highwardon won tho foot
race on monday last.
Three more houses going
in Steele.
A party of English capitalists
nre expected in on the stage.
Where is Ihe fliiu Club? chickens will soon be ripe.
Wm. Sprague went to the
Dibble mine on Thursday.
N. A. Wallinger went to Perry
creel; on Tuesday.
P. Jenson will leave on the
steamer Annerly for Jennings.
Perry and Weaver creeks are
attracting considerable attention.
The report is, that tho mall will
leave Fort Steele on Wednesday
in the future.
The slage to Tobacco plains
Extensive and Ricli Strikes of
Cold Ore on Perry Creek.
Lust summer Mr. John Sherwood discovered a ledge of gold
quartz on Perry creek, and made
two locations, since then, there
has been 22 locations made on
what is now called the gold bell.
The pioneer locations are the Red
Mountain. Badger, Last Chance
and Perry creek. The lead on
the above claims is five feet wide
the ore is free milling, six assays
give the following returns. $56,
*7n. !ji80, *150, $200 in gold, il. is
said that everything between
walls pan's gold, and that the
ledge matter is so decomposed
that it can be taken out with a
shovel. Locations on the mineral belt has been made as far as
Coat river. Thero are three
separate ledges running through
this mineral belt, all carrying
the same ledge matter.
The owners '.John Sherwood
andE. .1. Holley" will sink Kill
feet, and if tho ledge matter at
tliat depth is as good as on the
surface, a tunnel of 1200 feet will
will  make regular  trips   here- L   nmfvom pen,y ^^ to ^
" • the ledge at a depth of 1000 feet.
There will be quite a camp on
Perry creek, as tlie owners of the
Air Holt of .Montreal one of the
owners of the North Star came
in on Ihe stage.
William Walters the insurance
man has captured two more life
policy's Ibis week.
A large number of prospectors
are searching in the Selkirks for
quarts and placer mines.
There will be a large increase
of placer mining next season as
several new companies are in the
We understand thai Ihe follow-   THO M A S   M c V I T T I V..
ing   claims  Qnantroll,   Utopia.]
Stonewall, Jackson nnd  Midget    r>   i     <£      ,•   /-■   13
fraction,   have   been  bonded  loj    **•«-<■»•   <-V   *" • «=> >
Mr. Fenner. wlm represents tin
English syndigate of which  the
Marquis of Lome is one of Ihe
Those claims are situated on
Fort Steele  B.C.
different claims intend to work
and develope their properties
during tlie coining winter,
Steamboat ! Steamboat! we
hltvC hot beard th'1 Weleollie
sound for over ten days.
Scott Ctdlyor will take it force
of men to Weaver creek to iVorlc
nn plat'er ground.
The owners of the Piirdciiplls
mine are packing ore front the
mine lo lire Arasier.
Mr. Houghton now has 7 men
working on the moyea mine, 5 of
whom are engaged in cross cutting to ascertain the width
of the lead, The tunnel is
now in about 40 feet, and for
about 15 feet is in solid galena.
The ore breaking cleanly from
the hanging wall, about 100 feet
above the tunnel, and about 2,00
feet oast, a shaft was started
sinking through the Iron cap at
a depth of (i feet, struck 4 feet
of solid galena. The Moyea is
situated on the eastern shore of
Lake Moyea and is (he second
extension to the St. Begone, the
lead on the St, Eugene is 10 feet
in width and assays 54 ounces in
silver and 115 per cent lead, at
The dane'e at the Dalgardno on i present there seems to be at least
21st hist, was a success. Prof. ] two veins running through the
Highwardon assisted by kiss Moyea about 200 feet from each
Lewis furnished Ihe lutlsic- other, though it is possible that
it may be all one lead.
We learn lhat Captain Arm- These claims are very advair
strong has made an arrangement tageously situated for in all
with the owners of it galena pro- probability in the near future
position on Tracy creek for a the Crow's Nest Railroad will
quarter inlerest. | run close to the shore of the lake
Huckleberry hill, and in close
proximity lo the North Star.
The consideration is unknown at
present, but il is in the thousands. This makes five claims
tliat have been bonded in this
vicinity this season. There are
illi claims located on the mountain, and on almost every one
there is some showing of galena,
in the near future, ''with better
facilities for transportation" this
will make one of the largest
silver lead camps on the continent.
Barney Quinn one of our most
successful prospectors, leaves on
the steamer "Annerly" for Spokane, when Mr. Quinn came here
in the spring it was with the intention of remaining a short
time, but after looking over the
situation, he concluded that Fort
Steele was all right and that it
was the best district to prospect,
the result proves that he was
right, He has been fortunate
enough to locate the Lady Ann
group, situated on the divide between Tracy and Six mile creeks
Mr. Quinn thinks that he will
take up his residence at Fort
Steele, before leaving he let a
contract for some developement
work being done during his absence.
P. Jenson came in from the
Wasa creel, properties and made
the following report on the Cambria and Jennings claims.
The property is situated be.
tween Wolf creek and Wasa, and
is an extension of the Mammoth,
the ore is grey copper, carrying
old and silver to the value of
SHO per ton, There is considerable work done on tbe claims,
one tunnel on the Jennings is in
20 feet; two tunnels on tlie Cambria are in iio feet with a good
showing of mineral,
/'. /,. ,S\  -I' t!
Fori   Steele B.C,
IK I'ellew. Harvey. /•'. c. S.
[Mem. Fed. Inst. M if- .1/ E, |
Assiijl Office d- lletalluiyiait Works.
Vancouver It. tl.
Mill tests made nn parcels nf nee up t«
t.uuo. Lbs in weight,
Prompt riliirns.andaeeiimeyiinarantiid.
.. T IIE.
t'OMI'AXY. " lid."
tiif. UueAJinicii- h'oiuiKsr
Miners and others wanlinij nee treated by
Ihe Cynide Process should send samples In
the Canadian reprcsentutire,
[smyOffiei if- Melallunjical Works.
ere Is a large
and   Ibe  veins can be worked
We leam Ihal
force of V.  Pi   R.  surveyors til...    ,.,,,, , . .,   ,
■   ,1    ,... ,„•   \i.,t.i D..„.   the foot of tne mountain so thai
work in   he • row s  Nest   rass. ,     , ,   , ,.      ,
,i •    .    mi   i-  .i   ,i,„< u„. ui ...i. "re can be tumped a long su o ol
this Would nil cnto that the work .,   ,    ,   ,,    ,'     ,,    "    .,
.••nil i, „i „ ., (he  rack,    ii)'i   o  be cai'S'.
of construction Will be pushed US
fasl ns possible. i  -"•-  —
 ,, i    ',   ,,     ,i    The time has now arrived when
Divine service will to held at J ft   (lu, ,
the school Woi   onWlnda) e Oil- j ,,,„,., >,„„,,„ M ,,  ,„,'.     ' ^^
ing nexl at I  110 ocoCl.      I ho .,,„ .,„ .,,,,„„,,, fa(.t ,   Tll„„., ,g '
subject ol  Silndavevening .lis-,, ^^    m        {]m{   ,g
curse, "IbeLoliinessol I,,,,!.    tvl§Htintf to Fort Steele,  "Hull
garb Harold Earnest Poster of *olt, Sta,V  6n,lva" ""'   bfc
Kosslai.d   and   Mr   Skinner  or Mary s on Ibe west    the Moyea
,,    . ,,, .„ ,,„ ,,,„ \, ■  and Porry creek on the south,and
\   ni inlver came lu o n I he Moyea  ...       ,„• , ... ,,        ,'
 i i ;.. i..,c, „.,.,.. ,,',      Wlisa, Tracy and Wolf creeks on
trail and is having a look nl t
inineriil iesourci
Ithe norllv     This  comprises  n
] territory of nearly eighty square
From Fori MaWooil. Air, Mo- mhos, covered with mineral local-
| ,1    and    Mr.   tlesson  (Vine' '"'»*■" mineral bell traversing the
through from Mue,ood,Uioy havo country in various directions,
ibecotiiraci to put up a stove carrying gold, silver) eoppor and
nnd residence for Mr, MlaiSdollP81*"1 Our mines are improving
Drugglsli ns   develiipeuieul    work    pro
gresses' Willi railroad com-
Hefoie Dr Mcleiin and ll. L. miuiicntions or efficient means of
T. Galbraith ,T P's, An uiiforlu- '• Ireiiiineiii in Ihe district, we
mile drunk made Ills how before j will surprise the world with Ibe
their honors and donated s5 lo vast mineral output of tho Fort
the liiiiinces of Ihe province. Steele   milling district  of  East
I Kootenay.
Tho tide ot Improvement has  ..	
reached   Fori   Sleele   live new'    ,,,, ,,
houses are tinder const met ion,;    «hii! wc would conn d  lo
md quite :i number of lots have »" thoso nlorostod i y   lines
■    in Ihe district, is lo send  oilhor
The Keystone on Mans creek
located by W, Van Arsdalen is
one of tlie most promising in the
district, it is a silver lead proposition carrying considerable gold
The lead is about li feet in width,
and is exposed on the surface foi'
1500 feet, the assay value of the
ore is 5b ounces in silver, and $24
in gold, wilh a large percentage
of lead, a trail has been cut from
Horseshoe canyon to the mine.
The showing on the numerous
claims in the vicinity of Tracy
and Wolf creek is excellent, it is
now patent to all. lhat in a short
Agents   For   The   California
Giant   Powder   Company.
.V. ./. MAIiriX.   F.M.   II Sc.
(iOI.D'SII.VKIi.rolTf'.IU-  bKAD
Fori Steele,  It. c.
Notice is hereby given that the
partnership between J. W.R.Cowell & N.S.A.Wallhigor carrying
on the business of Assayors and
Mining agents, is dissolved:
J. W. \l Cowell retiring. The
business will be carried on by
N,S\ A. Wallinger, Who will pay
all debts and colled accounts
due the firm. The dissolution
dates from June 1st 189(1.
J.W.R. Cowell.
Witness, F. Bradford,
Strictly First Class,
Fit EE SA M 1' I.I'. ROOM F O li
Charles Levett, Proprietor.
The Highest
Cash Price
Paid for Purs
T.   LOV 15,
Sl, Eugene Mission,
The National Malic S Iter.
A practical, cheap and simple
method of matting sulphide ore,
(such as nickle, copper, gold, and
Sixty tliil's lifter (lute. 1 Nell McUoil cul'mir.
lutein! to limply t° bid CluV Commissioner of, ... .
,    ,        ,. iLunils I Works ut VicVortil. lor li'orinlsslon  Silver Ol-OS,   111   localities   Wild
time, this portion of the district ,„ „,„,,,„„„, „ , lllrec ,„,,„„.„, „,„', ,„,,,„• |(,,,a mj, ]W(, f,,,,, .„.„ s(,m,„ |m,|
Aeres "f liinil mi Miii'li ci'i'i'lc Ciiiiiiiieiu'iiie in i .
minst siuiiiie (iiiMiiriii'ri''ei(iiisiiiii'i'.'iii'iiiiiiis!alinosl unattainable, our pyritie,
Unstof li. ii. .leiinliins s.mili Ives't corner: 1 Wate¥    iacketed   Malic  Sinellei
llielli'e iinilillie   1"   cllllllls   KM!   Uii'iiiT  su  j " . ...
clinins soiitin iiieie-e iiieiiiiiiis w'est! uii'iu-'.: has been wcognized with highly
Sll I'llllllls Nlil'lll ti)l'»illUiifi'i.lllll',elli'''ll'ii'!ll.
Si'elieil.     Neil Ml'I.eotl I'lntnti
lier u.s. c. Aueni
Ferl Werie i'.uM UootollllJ U.C
aiikiiki ':.'.iii isihi.
will prove another inoiiumont to
the mining industry of tbe Fort
Steel mining division-.
We learn thut Win. Sprague
has an option on the "Emerald
claim," "one of the Dibble
Fort     Steele     li .  (J .
lliam Forsyth Proprietor.
This is   nf the besl appointed Hotels in Ibe Purl Sleele
Every room is comfortably
When you visit Fori Sleele you
will miss ii ifyoudontslopnl tlie
A S S A Y    o 1 •' P I C K .
POI'I   Steele  ll.t'.
Cold,   Silver,   Copper,
Etc, at prices iii suit the
A irial respectfully solic
All Work  will   receive  p
I., .ul,
New Yueli Ann, III.    Bui' silver, (17Ic.
Cupper SlDiiit.v: lirnltcr's pricc.iMO.se:
exeliitnjre price. ♦111,8/1.
Loud Stoutly; broker's prtiii), 1470,
leU'luilllR'(ll'leil. $2.76.
satisfactory   results,   and   has
.been  thoroughly tested on vari
ous pyritie, sulphide and arsen
, ide ores, in caparily of  llio  mi j ic.,/./,, ,;,;;,,,.,,
tons pei' day. II is Ihe simpliosl
inotliod of gold and silver ore
matting, and conceal rating that
. .... .is known today,
pass, n "Haroinolar.   The owner
At Milcbell creek. Ci'ow's Nest ;
boon purchased, upon which
buildings will he creeled at an
early day.
We learn lhat our Cold Commissioner will visil ns early in
'September, lie will carefully
inspect Ibe Work doiie 'pll Ihe
trails and bridges, nnd will
'likely arrange for some work being done on Ibe rond lo Tobacco
lo Ibe secretary of the mining
association or lo Ibis oilicn, a full
ami complete roporl of their
mine or prospect. This is for
Ihe purpose of gaining reliable
Information, and disseminating
Ibe same hi Ihe besl niiitiner pos
s)blo for Ihe besl interests of our
mines. This should moot ibe
wishes of all. ami mine owner's
i|ibiins, Which Is much needed, list should lend a helping hand, by
the travel is stearlly iucroasliig sending tholrreports to thoubovo
'on this roiile i parlies.
A movement is on fool lo have
a weekly mail from .Montana
As Leonard's posl olllce, Tobacco
plains, or Lindsay's landing are
the noarosl points lo Purl Steele,
it is likely Llinl our postal com
iniinicaliiins will connect wilh
one of tlieso places, the distance
is only lie miles. Then Ihe Slates
mail  from eastern Washington
and Montana can como (lii 1. as
il  is now  nil   mail   goes   In   Ibe
coast, thou rot-urns Via ibe C, P
I,' to I lolden l hence lo Port
Sleele lulling nearly Iwo Weeks
lo roach Ibis point. With the
proposed new route, all parts of
.Vlontnmi ami eastern Washington
will be in direct weakly cotnrmin
icntion wilh Port Steele
can have i'l by applying al the!       !> reqmros no extraordinary
Indian Agency. skill, no load oii\s.  no   fluxing
...   .... j materia I, and no fuel for lliosinol-
! Lor after it is started   Tlie sul
ATTENTION  MINE offNUIts.    I  p .„   ,,„. ,„.„  ,„   |ts  „„„„.,,,
Xnrll, y,i, n„,l Wild II  Uirirkk
Address iftll commfinications tc
If Vou have u   good
fuel i.lllv,
id   iis
er pro
tbe outside world ItnoW ii. iion'i Icomparison with any
follow ll xamplo ol: an oysteV cess ol eonconti'iiling
mid keep you inolith closed "ex vVenr 'epared to furuis
when you bike a drink" I'm' il  is   , B   , ,',,,,.„.■„, .,|(H,| ,.,„
U  illllv   llllll    Mill  owe  io  your '.,'..
mine, lovoiirself and lo Ibe,lis I"""1"-1 ml "lining |hti]
Ii-i.-l nl large.     The  ProspoctoV il "p ""d rurnlsli our men in run
is here Iii publish a full ami coin if for Ihem mi easy  payments,
plele ilescriplion of ,\ ■ mi ■ |i,.j,.,,s ;lll | ^| ItiClitiOlis,  I'iib
I'i'-ispeut,  drin'l   fail  when  you ,,,■,.,.,,„,,, IIM,| i,,Hii,noiiinls  on
come Iii linen to drop in Illld lur
nisb   us   wilh   ibe    necessary application
'I11'11 !       NATIONAL Hilt: A   111,III i WON I O
•ui... A Specially
A large aniottnl of tools of nil
rlescripiions, IlltVO be 'li   shipped
lo the Sullivan group, the Indh
ctiiioiis nre iimi ii large irtnnbor
of men will coninieiif'e Vnrli ni
an earl.' day
,n ll'.MENT    'if    i IIIAlli'AI
1(191)1 O'l'IO.N WQHKB
Hit,   rill Is,   \|f..
P.,:'   Steele   ll.c
for 'I'l-u'i   I'l'iispwi^n'. THE FARM AND ORCHARD
Tiike   a   ViunUlou   "»<'   Lighten
Vfiir of Routine umi Hnrd
f.Hluir on ti Fim-iii.
Perhnps no other grains possess more
desirable qualities of usefulness for tlie i
says the Vancouver World. Accordingly J. A. Huddick and his assistant, C,
Marker, both of the dairy department,
Ottawa, are now engaged In holding
meetings In various parts of the uotut-
try. The first was held lu Kiast Kootenay, near Galena, Thomas Plrlo having kindly placed his large new house,
In course of erection, at he disposal ol'
the dairy. The next meeting wns held
nt Agassis: on August I. Meetings have
been arranged for the following places
and dales: Upper Sumas, August II
oiid L3; Port Hammond, August 13;
Saaiilch, Angus! 17; Lulu island, August 25; Mission, August 38; Chlllhvack,
August 31, Other meetings will be arranged for later. Mr. Huddlek says it
is his Intontion to give us much assist
termer than the sometimes abused rye. j whjcli have been started
While It is a most dlillcult matter to   u,M0 in cour8r. o£ organfcat
address meetings ut Dunotui's,
and other places with ihis end
Mr. Ruddleli and Ills usslstanl
.11 Agasslz on August .s. Thi
came In on today's expross,
lo help
Ile will
TIIK,     MB'F
11 It     11 1 \ 1     nil-
idcue In 11 l.uiuliin Hu,1-1 Ih-
I'.tii l.l.l. 1 I,   \i„i-,-k.|,iii..
rmd men who would nol have u gram
uf rye on their farms, li Is capable ll
rightly handled of serving as good a
purpose as any known crop which a
fanner can raise, says n Michigan writer In the Western Rural.
Rye should he sown as earls' ifter
karvest as possible, it is not particularly partial to any one kind o( soli
although light, rather than heavy land
Is best for It. It makes good and rapid
growth and call lie pastured quite lute
In the fall, In fact until winter sets In.
As soon as the snow is off the ground
In spring It can be again pasture.!, it
grows rapidly and will usually keep
ahead of stock unless too many head
per acre are turned Into It.
The rye Held Is an ideal place in which
to keep hogs ot any age. .Nothing affords such abundance of pasture In tlie
eastern or middle states. It quickly recovers after close cropping and requires
but little moisture to keep It growing.
As it heads out considerable earlier
than other grain it may be cut for hay
if desired and the land put In potatoes,
beans or corn. Or the pasturing may
be continued while the grain ripens.
Hogs will run in a rye held all summer, requiring no other food and be fat
enough to kill in tile fall, although usually a few weeks feeding on corn is
thought desirable. 1 have known a I since, because he
drove of twenty hogs being kept all I tobacco as bavins saved his life; for
summer In an orchard suited to rye «■*» « *m his NWgLSft
food, and sold to the or „
lies thai
he  former
exactly in
ie eontir-u
ie ever ma
nine for .11
woodun pip
i.   T
since, beea
with no other
butcher without a day's extra teed.
The rye thus treated self seeds and
oomes up again green and thick as a
mat lu the ull.
By some rye is allowed to mature its
seed and the crop threshed, but the
writer prefers to cut while green and
make into hay, or turn under for mature rather than to have the rye springing up lu other crops. So the seed is
nought from year to year.
To those who have never tried it 1
would say, sow a Held of rye this year.
Sow it early und do not be afraid to
pasture It late, it will come on In
the spring affording pasture long before the grass Is big enough to turn
into. Keep it fed down as long us possible, but when it begins to Joint keep
out thu stock if you want It for hay
or to perfect the grain for threshing.
In cutting for hay cut before It begins
to turn yellow at the roots, so that it
will be green and nice when cured. If
Jt can be used for imgs let them remain
in It all summer and you will lind it the
easiest way of fattenjng them you ever
trial. Nothing makes springs pigs
grow uqunl to it.allhougli a little ground
Teed mny be fed to advantage at any
time, and milk the same.
Hecnk   (lie   Monotony of (JoiihMmH
Work Iiy uu OcfiiKlottnl OnlliiH.
■plant Ity of "the weed," and ordered him I
to report himself concerning it. Beforo '-
he could regain his post a skirmish <n- j
curred, and the man who was in his very j
place was killed.
At this point a tall, sunburnt American j
with white hair and beard, who had been [
listening to the other with considerable i
emotion. Interrupted  with  "Excuse tne,
though I am a stranger to you. but didn't
that southerner tell you tha: the quinine
wns for his little daughter, who was lown
with fever?"
"Yes," said the other, "and didn't the
northerner .sny that his little girl was ill
of fever, too, but he would share her
medicine with the other little one, even
without the tobacco?"
"Why, yes," cried the original narrator,
"I believe he did. and thnt was me."
"Atnl 1 wns the southerner," cried the
oilier, "and here is my daughter, whose
life you helped to save, and here's one of
my grandchildren with her."
The Englishman who was present says
that there was then such a scene of
handshaking, Introductions, and congratulations as must have made people
at the other tables think the company
must have been visitors from Bedlam.
The northerner had also a daughter with
him, who Is a widow, and tho embrace
of the two women who had never seen
eaoh oilier before, but whose early lives
had so closely touched, was peculiarly
"And lo think we should meet each other so far away from home, and in lihig-
IiuhI, ton," exclaimed one.
"(toil bless England for it. sny I," replied the other.
This may not slrlke some of our renders as a subject with which the practical farmer bus anything to do. but
we assure such that the most practical,
auocesHt'ul farmer Is the ono who lakes
an occasional day off-even prolongs the
day to a week or ten days sometimes,
Too many farmers seem to think
that the thing to do Is lo dig with main
brute force from early morning till Into
at night wllh no let up Tor m days n
year, and chasing round all day Sun-
toy besides, Such men have a faint
idea uf the good things thoy miss in
life. The fanner's life at nest lias days
of hard toll that are sometimes long,
but to moke every day a long, hard
one Is not doing one's best.
Plan to have as few days from sun
to sun ns possible and break the monotony of constant work by an occasional outing. One does not have to go
to the seashore or to a mountain retreat to have an outing; does not necessarily have to take a train or a wheel.
A good time of rest may be had In a
trip by wagon over the country from
the home farm as a center.
Writing In the New York Tribune of
such a trip Webb Donnell says; "Take
a. wagon and the farm team, put In a
supply of eatables for both man and j
beast, make provisions for camping out i
at night, and make a trip thrnugout the
oountry as far as your time and Inell-
nation lead.
"Think of the Jolly dinners cooked by ;
the roadside and the pleasure   of   a
search each night for a place to camp! '
Then, too, one would hav- a continued
interest In tin- sight   of   farm   aftor
farm, with Its stock and its method ol
work.   Some of these farms you may      jlton
have heard of because of some peculiar       "}f^
excellence, and you will want to visit    v    (
them as you go along. Ili;i,-
"Such a drive can be made the means i johnsoi
of great pleasure and much practical | ments-
good, und when the horses turn In at
the old place again I'm quite sure they
will bring home a load of people greatly benefited by the experience, When
you got homo from this or some other
outing begin to plan straightway for
the outing of next year. You can't
think what pleasure the anticipation
and planning will give every member nf
tho family, it will lighten the whole
year's labor. We lake things too ser-
loudly; wn don't relax enough. Suppose
a bit of surh recreation does coal so nothing'/ l greatly Question the Idea thai
it id to make mere working machines
of ourselves. Besides, one can work so
much better after a rest of this sort
that ho will soon more than make up
ihe oodt."
I    The Major Wins Out.   j
1 cat on the hotel veranda with «Io-
jor fluxion and he waa wiving rite his
experience at the battle of Fair Ok.-s
When a negro boy ascended the stops
from tin- street and said:
"Majah Chtxton, Rurnoi Johnson presents his jomplimeiils an' says ho dim
hopes yo' want to talk 'bout de wall."
"lie does, eh?" growled the major.
"Hoy, my compliments to Colonel Johnson, and tell him io mind his own busl-
Tlic boy crossed the street tn n grocery,
hut wns hack again before the major
lind picked up the broken thread, and
tills lime lie said:
"Majah L'hixtou, Kurnei Johnson presents his compliments an' ses yo' w isn't
in de battle o' Fair Oaks 'Ull!*
"Wasn't I? Wasn't I? Hoy, my com-
pllmptits to Kurnei Johnson, and yo' tell
him he's no gentleman!"
Away went tho boy and not two minutes had passed before he stood before
us again.
'Majah C lax ton, de compliments or
Kurnei Johnson, an' he ser. yo' neber
heard a gun tired durin' de wall, but was
right yer at home All de time!"
■■Say. hoy." huskily exclaimed the old
veteran, as he rose up, "my eompll-
ments io Kurnei Johnson, an' yo' tell
him I'll send my second to hlm early tomorrow morning!"
The boy darted ttcross the street   md
was gone
turned to
snntl hi*- '
Id   the!
ring him in on
That  must  hn
Colonel Johnson,
Bppear and   we
from hlm.—New
compliments lo Kurno
ni*dim, kindly compli'
Utal tin itranger li
in drink, ami I won'l
t—hanged if I do!"
..- boon a setttler rot
for the l»oy did not i.-
heard nothing fiirthei
York  Herald.
NtlCfWNN      HP
ilM\i;i,i\i.    IIAIMY
Work  In   Ilii" Mi"* Will Ih- i in
tied in llrhinii Columbia.
Jn view of iho success willed attended Hi'' vlsll of ihe traveling dairy to
this province last year It has boon doubled by the agricultural and dairy
oom mission or lo rnnllntio llio work for
Some Weeks dm mil llle pi'OSOtlt autumn.
lull  Ull.
.. wall from
which Irl
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ni'lni v.
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1*1.10 INI 1114    AMI    KimmilT   TO    III'I
MAI) rmm   \ i'i,i \i;i;.
ei-H    on    HioiimiIiih    ii    I-'i'lend—
lime Him Turn mi  III*
111   IVHIMllii;.   tl   ft'lt'lltl   wild  llllW  11  urutup
and wlm does nut lorn- liis presence of
lllllul, luvvi) hlm turn uu his buck and
place lilt liiimls uu your shoulders, In
I IiIh way yuu oan swim liny distance Willi
lilm without (llllluulty. If yuu try with
hlm uu your buck you will Buroly full,
says nm New Yurw World,
Loudon lias u doliool whora men are
taught fiuo or uhnrgo how in reseuo
drowning pooplo.
When swimming- properly llio body Is
Hlrnighl ami vory hluh In the water.
in diving from a height tin- diver should
.lump out und drop. In this way it ia
possible to control thu body muuh hotter
iliiiu ir u headlong pluugo is made. A
slight motion of tho logs will turn tho
hody from n horizontal to verlleul posl-
fahups pathway.
Count, lico Tolslol ihlnkN iluu i)u> l-ln-
gll»h nml the  /.uiii:
brutal nations on Hie
Tho oinpernr uf fhltm
hold his uinhri'llit. li him
lion owed.
hiiH lu moil to
hover yd boon
Ar,m.«r in  a aAIil3.
wllllo  ill   midair
Captain Wobb always used thu luv.isi
stroke,   lu this way he swam Ihe Iflngllsh
channel, a feat in compurlsau wllh which
xploit ut the Itelit'sponl wns a
There Ih no exercise which tires ona
less than swimming when prnporly done.
After a llvo-mlle swim the heart will
not heat nny fuster than at tho start If
the swimmer knows how lo swim.
Swimming several miles should uot
exhaust* one as much as riding a bicycle
Up a steep hill.
Captain Wehb wus a slow swimmer and
was never nood at any fancy Btrokes,
Men  are  "pumped"  by swimming  be-
cnuao they do not lenrti to swim properly.
.Swimming is a question of balunce.
It is not necessary to carry tho neck
like a strangled giraffe In order to »wlm
The head should be well forward nnd
the mouth should be under witter until
the hands separate for the stroke.
Expel the breath as tho hands go forward; Inhale It ns they are brought backward to propel tho body forward
Breathe properly and you will swim
quickly and well.
StyR'x of Snliuiiiliiu.
In   order   to   breathe   properly   "blow
your hands from you."
In swimming with the breast stroke
ihe hands should work on tho same horizontal plane ns the body, and uot downward.
Some boys are Inclined to think they
swim faster on their sides because they
see the water going past them.
You can't save a drowning man by any
fancy swimming.
Nothing but the breast stroke will save
you when in trouble.
The frog not only has the best breast
stroke of nay swimmer, but the way he
uses his hind legs furnishes a good model.
The side stroke used by racing swim-
I mers  is essentially  different from   that
boys cull by the same name.
,1. H, Tyres, who has revolutionized
side stroke swimming, has lowered every
amnteur championship record. IPs time
for one mite is 27 minutes 21 and two*
fifths seconds.
If you attempt to rescue a drowning
mini and he seizes you by the head, place
one hand behind his back and the other
hand on his chin. In this way you oan
"duck" him by pushing his head backward, and he will let go of you of necessity.
If a drowning man catches you by the
wrist, which Is his most likely hold, release yourself by turning your wrist
imainst his thumb. This will probably
turn him around so that you can get
proper hold of him and bring him to
shore, swimming on your back.
If a drowning man seize you by tho
body, push hlm away by bringing your
knee up ngnlnst him as high ns you can.
.1. H. Tyres makes his great speed by a
curious screw-like motion or his legs
below the knees. His body does not atop
Its progress between the arm strokes.
At a life saving show in London last
year dock laborers won prizes In competition with teams from all parts of
The location of a drowning man who
hus sunk can generally be told by bubbles lu tho water.
The notion that a drowning person will
"rise three times" is utter nonsense.
When a drowning man sinks he Is nearly dead, and If you determine to wait
tint 11 he rises you will have to wait until
Ihe resurrection day.
Charlotte and Kliilly Ul'Otlle havu bees
oom memo rated In their native town at
Thornton, long., by a $»,i"*> organ placed
in ihe church by ihelr admirers,
lion. .1. W. Onimiclf of Tennessee, lute
odltoHn-ohlof or the Memphis I'mntiwr-
rial, thinks cycling lino exeivlse, mid |>ur-
tleulurly good for newspaper men uud
Kudyani Kipling wus recently olt'urcd
u luiiulHume price fur Ills Vermont residence, but refused to sell,    lie lulinuitod
thnt ho  would  occupy   n   permanently
after next year,
Julkui Story'H picture called "Le U-
bonitoa'Io de Saint I .azure," exhibited this
yimr In Hie INirls salon, bus boon purchased hy the French government, which
Is on uncommon compliment to nu American nrtlal.
Aubrey Do Vere Is paying his annual
visit to Jjondou, and his venerable figure,
according to ti writer In the London
Chronlclu, Is to be seen each afternoon ia
tho Athenaeum club. Though S2 years ot
age, Mr. De Vere still takes a keen Interest In current literature and life.
The princess or Wales when at Saud-
rlngham regularly attends the pretty little church of St. Mary Magdalene, widen
is siitiuuted on the osUite. Tho handsome
lectern in the Sandrlnghtim church was
placed there by the princess when the
prince recovered from typhoid fever somt
yeara 'ago.
Mrs. Abigail Uusli or Oakland, Cal.,
Who wns the lirst woman do preside over
a woman suffrage convention In this
country, hold in 18-17, Is now SU years old.
Notwithstanding her gretit age she Is active una! vigorous and intends to stump
the state in the interests of woman suffrage during the present campaign.
Judge Oliver Wendoll Holmes wns recently the guest of Lord Chief Justice
Kussell ut a dinner party in London, tu
commenting on the fact tho London Law
Journal snld: "Tho sou of the gonial 'autocrat' is among tbe best equipped lawyers on either side or the Atlantic, His
book on 'The Common Law,' which he
wrote several years ago, is one of tin
most erudite legal works ever published."
their turns in the stokehole shoveling
on the furnace fires, raking o\
Ing ashpits, going alert  to Ci
blustering   weather,   oiling   i
rowing heavy  bouts,  doing g
nt night, swabbing the decks i
of other menial tasks which are not ove
of other menial tusks which nre n
pleasant in a summer temperntui
These :ie young men expeot io
engineers on the great warships,
lion or vast Importance under the
ed conditions or marine warfare,
of thorn belong to ihe lirst class
1.1 to the second. As li |h in
thnt all of fhe fW will become
the work on Ihe Ituneroft has been nr.
ranged to lit ihem for the "line" division, that they may become herotno :' i-
mlllar wllh nil the work or running a
warship  outside of  th iglnu  rooms.
Ill«|ieelhiu    llle   Slll|IN.
The  main  objBOl   of    ihe    Bancroft's
cruise  wns  lo  give  the  young  men a
eiiatiee   lo   BOO     ihe    gl'eilt    Bhiphllidling
plains along the Atlantic sonhonrd,
where ihey could learn something of
the practical side of nav.ii construction.
Tie- iirsi place visited wus ihe imim use
engines and boilers, sound,   light   nnd
sine -,-
lieiit.  electricity,    mnguoLlsm,   calculus,
mechanics and 'International  law:  und
fourth year, seamanship, naval eonsinte.
Hon.   naval   tactics,   ordnance,   gunnel),
nst runout v.    navigation,  surveying   nnj
physiology and hygiene.
When the afternoon drills are over Iho
eadet does as lie pleases until OiltO, whell
supper is served,  and   lie  has another
short rest until "iSO, when ho Is silppot-eit
lo put In two hours of study,   l-'rom OiilO
until 10:10 he can tinkle a banjo or sing
songs, hut he must stop ovorythllig when
tups sound, put out  Die llglll  and go in
\ Slultie r« I
The head master o|
•y rightly the other
>y were lo have a
own" im  Rugby or
tld never fade from
other v
and two battleship
week was spent I hi
-Ic wus spent lu the ;
at   f'ltllndolpliln,  wh
<H\U\y,   mills,
ueehimleal   |>li s   ill   I'llll;
lino vMteii.   nilKnbolhprirl
N. J.,
1, was vlslti.l, in
me lo New Yo
ol the North A
eluding thi' mini
oiillor Amphllrl
nut Itriiwu."
Rugby romarked
day Ihal whether
statue  of   "Tutu
Drown" im  Rugby or not, his memory
their midst.   The
story  of  Tom   Brown's  schooldays  in
Arnold's Rugby is likely to remain a
monument a-t least as clllcient us marble
or bronze. None the less, Rugby, certainly owes 'Pom Hughes his memorial.
No school ever had so splendid un ad-
vurlisument as Rugby got from his book,
It spread tin- Arnoldian faith throughout
the homes of lOnglnnd, and it painted
Rugby as the true nursery of just that
typo of the manly young Briton Which
KltiRshy and Ihe muscular Christians
succeeded In fixing forlhelr own and the
subsequent genomitlon. The scheme, as
adopted at the meeting of Old Riigby-
iuiis lust mouth, Is to erect a life-slue
stiiiliie of Tom Hughes ul Rugby, ami to
devote any nurpltis of subscriptions to
Uie nonie mission work hleiitllled with
Rugby,  Sl. Jam oh Uawitlc.
When thu government runs the railroad
And woman tho affairs of slate,
Tho trains that went nt ii o'clock
She'll mark down to 4:68,
Indianapolis Journal.
A coroner's jury In Maine roportnd that
Deceased came to his death by excessive
drinking, producing apoplexy In the minds
of the jury."—Buffalo News.
* * #
She (posslomitelyl-Will you ever !ov«
another, dearest?
He (wearlly)-No, never, if 1 get out ot
this love affair nltve.-St. Louis Globe-
* «  #
.Custom is everything. A man wlm
would be ashamed to be seen carrying a
neatly tied paper bundle will cheerfully
burden himself with a bicycle frame, carry n pair of tires lu one hand, a handle
bar in the other, march up and dowu the
principal streets nnd exhibit a good deal
of pride hi tho performance.—Chicago
ft » ft
"llrutus," said Demosthenes, "thnt was
a flne speech you made after assassinating Caesar."
"Think so?" said Brutus, with a smite.
"Well, I'll tell you, Demosthenes, there's
only one fault about that speech."
What's that?" asked Domosthenes.
I didn't say It," said Brutus. "Shak-
speare faked the whole business."-Unr-
per's Bazar,
A Compliment I nit red.
He—I'm going to pay you the highest
compliment a man can pay a woman.
She—This Is so sudden.
He—I know It, but I came away without
my poeketbook—can you lend me n dollar
until tomorrow?—New York World.
.•iultnn'ft  Silillty UiM'Mloiieil.
A German uowapnper boldly assorts
thai the ruler of the Turkish empire Is a.
lunatic, and gives good and sufficient reason for Its belief. During his lits of Insanity Ids predominating passion Is a
rrenzled hatred against the Armenians,
So terrible havo these Ills become that
the sultan's attendants often dure not
enter his cabinet. In fact, all their energies nre required to dodge their infuriated monarch, who rushes from hall to hall
talking to himself. A short time ago, tt
Is added, the sultan, In a lit of muduuvs,
shol a nourtlor who happened lo make a
motion with thu arm whioh tlie sovereign chose to consider suspicious, Dome*
limes, on the other band, the sultan has
Ills of uncontrollable merriment, particularly when he lias reason to bolleve that
the powers cannot agree on measures
ugalnst hlm.
Haulm .
dor I nd
o and Innumi*!*"
.    Al  llio in I,
Us nre undergo-
fronted splendid
■ dolntlH or w'.r--
I'l-nvlillnu; for (lie I'll to re,
■ (bonovolontly)--So,  my dear Mr.
.  I   hear you  liavn   signed    llle
luiven't touched a drop
i cheaper
all the ptimlp.i
nrlli ns Hatlt,  Mi.'.
i Amuipotls win li
maturing   biwus
Inud eoail as Tai
the return voyaai
Hnrd  Work n(  AutiiiiMtllM,
All over Uu-  land  I here are boys  lin.
Itt n llle ages oi ll und is who hope tu
win  admission   to  Aitliflpolls aondoifay,
■ MeoKley
; pledge?
liomloy* Ji'of
I fur six man tin
j    Pastor  Now.  my  denr
1 you nnd mini ubsthiono
1 illleinpenitiei','
I   llnoxelcy- Oh, yes; I've already paid lor
my eollln.
!   Pastor (aslonlshodJ-Yoiir cniimv
I    Unowdy-Yes;   felt ir   kept my pledge
'iii\ months longer I'd need olio.—Washing-
i Inn Times,
'I'lie   MllMMIlV   Clllilllllly.
Moscow s calamity Will cost Ihe Impeft
lal exchequer Viixuioo roubles, The number of persons hilled In Ihe crush Is said
to ho 1,5(10.
Mttli* l<-iril Kmintluroy,
Vivian Burnett, tho son of Mrs, Francis
Hodgson Burnett, has just llulshcd his
sophomore year nt Harvard. His famo as
the original of Little Lord l-'uuntleroy
has cost him dear at college, where bo Is
universally known us "Curly Looks,
One of the tnsks Imposed on blm during
his Initiation Into the PI Kta society wus
to wear the costume of Little Lord
Fauntlreoy in public for three days. He
performed It courageously, however; be
visited a high priced tailor and ordered
tin elaborate suit of Patmtloroys—short
brooches, velvet collar and all. His haberdasher got some fine, long, black silk
hose for hlm, and from a wlgmakcr ho
secured a wig thnt looked like molten
Touchor (about to oxpatlalo on the vlr-
liios of Hhu dog)-Now, children, oan you
lull mu the animal which Is capable nf
Ihe gronitoHt uliHehment to matt?
The Brightest Boy In Llio Olass-l know,
Ihe leech.—New York Tribune,
l.nve'H lOentnar.
"What shall t have engraved Inside tho
ring, HWeistheart?" ho asked,
"Why, your name is John and mine Is
JiuioUo.  Why not put J, and ,1.?"
"What? All that?" ho orlod. "Oaii H
be got In a ring small enough to lit that
denr,  sweet  little  tliiger?".-Larks.
lQxnliiliihiir tin Affix.
Tho llltlc nfllx "mo" made uso or by
printers In tho nine of books, suoh tu
i'.!nio. limn, etc, moans dudooclmo, octodecimo, nlc-that Is, a book having Its
sheets folded In twelve leaves, eighteen
Ivavee, etc.
Partly Inontlflcil.
Tommy—Paw, who was it said that ilu
Irishman ever dies until there is nn angel
needed in heaven?
Mr. Flgg—I don't know his name. AH
I know is lhat he was an Irishman.—In-
ditinnpolls Journal.
I Stories of Jenny Lind,
Thu first and dominant Impression one
would be apt to have on seeing Jenny
Llnd was one of fresh and uusophistluat-
ed glrllshness—and she was girlish, and
possessed a great deal of Ingenuous child*
like simplicity, Hhe was not so remarkable for good looks as for looking good.
One could rend moral goodness and a
kindly disposition lu every lineament of
her expressive face. Her large blue eyes
were luminous wllh thought and fooling,
and her face resplendent wilh tho beauty
nf expression, and without being considered a pretty woman, she wns the
most attruetlve nnd Irresistible or mortals. 8ho wus also a enwture of tho most
generous nature, who on occasions outwent the very her it of kindness. She
has been known to give to Individuals,
her friends, sums of from $0 to jf-tiea-and
hor public charities would amount almost
to millions; among Ihnsu she gave to ono
.Swedish church in Chicago the sum of
$1000. God and nature had ondowud her
with 11 marvelous gift, and she showed
herself so far amenable to provldonoo as
to seek every opportunity to pay buck the
obligation. One little Incident Is here
worth relating as Illustrating the gonur-
ous Impulses of her nature; On ono occasion 11 poor girl laid down £1 at the
ticket olllce, saying that "there goes half
n month's wages -let 1 If It costs me a
month's I am bound to hear Jenny Llnd."
On lids being related to iho singer, elio
earnestly Inquired of the tlckot seller If
he would know tlie girl, and being assured, she sent her n (20 gold plcco with
Jenny hind's kind compliments, whluh the
girl acknowledged wilh grateful tears.
She possessed a most unbounded reverence for her art, and her Influence on
tho progress of music In Amorlca can
hardly bo estimated, for she Inspired ethers, who hardly knew anything of music,
with her own ardor, and made them share
her enthusiasm. Probably no ona person
-certainly no ono woman-over oxorted a
more extended and Improving influence.
Tu show the extent of this two personal
peculiarities may be cited, Her hair
was dressed full on the side, so ns to
stand 011I from the head generally the
tnoHt artistic method, as It thereby gives
relief lo the face, forming a sort of frame
work or background for 11—not always
becoming In all, however. She also pes
HSHfld an easy, gliding, graceful stop,
movement or carriage, that seemed very
attractive It was probably not more
thnn a week afler her debut at Caatle
Harden before nearly every young lady
In upper tomtom hnd hor hair drossed a
lit Jenny Llnd, and was also doing hor
best to acquire the nightingale's walk or
carriage. All this happened nearly naif
a century ago, nnd the lady who has hold
thousands anlranued on the musical cad-
onee of hor voice hns now passed away,
and sings no more,
"Tho birdlike voice, whoso joyous tones
Made glad these seonos of sin and style,
Sings next nn everlasting song
Around tho tret of life."
IINW Tlllll SAM) lit'   llll'.ll   WILL AT-
IllXn Til |Q M10MT.
l.nvHj   (ilrhldStOIIU  Inland   In   Hie SI.
I,mv re nee to  Ih- Ti'iuiHfoi'iiieil
111I0 11 <)(> of I'eni».
Qhosls arc always Interesting. In one
respect they resemble tho sea serpent. A
greui many people 'Irmly baltovo that
neither exists, hut a roul sen Borpeut was
captured ihe other day on ihe Puclllc
eoasi, and as she is sill! alive ami well,
mid has boon photographed aboul two
thousand times, there can in- no further
doubt as io li xlstoticu of th,' murine
inonstor, -No ghost lias been captured
yet. but ihls may all in- changed within
a few days, for thai remarkable young
iniin, the Emperor William uf Clermuny,
has given strii-l orders to the numerous
guards who Inhabit the royal palace at
Jlcrlln to Intercept the first ghost tint
appears and hold It prisoner.
Tlie lucky gunrd who affects the capture will doubtless be given a title, for
this ghost has worried the Llohomtollorus
for something like over four hundred
years, and whenever she appeared some
notable member of the fnmlly, usually
ihe emperor, died within a month or two.
This ghost is known as tne While Lady,
ns she always appears in (lowing white
robes. Her history Is longer than l"
campaign speeches, and a deal more Interesting. She wns seen in ihe pnluce
about four weeks ago. hence the emperor's order for her capture.
There are many other interesting hPi-
torleal ghosts, who, aowover, are not so
well known as the White Lady ol the
llobenzollerns, This country is comparatively free of ghosts, bul Fhiglaud
is a veritable land of wraiths. The superstitious peasantry may have something
to do with Ihe excessive supply. Bach
little village nnd hamlet has us own
ghost, usually a ghost of great antiquity,
around whom time has entwined a verdant growth of romance.
Some   SiiKNes   f.uoiiieft.
Sussex, whicli of all the English counties has retained its old characteristics
ibe most, has a good many ghosts who
nre still realities in the eyes of the
rustles of that little visited dlstri -t.
which was once the center of England's
iron Industry. There is the headless man
of Sl. Leonard's forest, known as Squire
Puulolt, who jumps upon lie- crupper of
a horseman entering the forest, and remains there until clear of it. There is
the Drummer of Hurstmonceaux. Black
dogs—a favorite shape assumed by gliosis
all ovor England—haunt nil dark Innea
and lone byroads, and under many a sequestered wooded bridge a headless woman may lie seen spinning; while on tbe
old cattle mud between Kingston, near
Lewes, and the Marshes, known as the
Drove Way, a goblin may be seen on
any dark wild night, Incessantly spinning charcoal!
Matter of fuel London has ghosts by
the score, and while few people acknowledge a heller in the creepy visitors, it i.-
n notable face thai many bouses remain
untenanted from one year's end to another because or the ruct thai Ihey ure
said to be inhabited by wraiths. Tin
most notable of the London ghosts is thai
of Lord Holland, who is said lo walk .11
the Sir Joshua room 01 the Holland
house, This particular Lord Holland is
surprisingly obnoxious, because, ho insists
upon carry his head in his bunds as h-
walks about the apartment, glancing now
and then nl the flue pictures nclornln?
the walls.
Teems With tiliosta.
Norfolk is anotiicr English -county
whioh teems with ghosts. There Is a
pale, long-haired woman, who runs
• shrieking amongst the pits on Aylmorton
Heath. There is a great black "Shuck
Dog"—the word "shuck" snld to mean
the devll-who nt Coltlshall bridge is
headless, and ut Salhouso has a blazing
eye Iii the center of his forehead, and
who has a brother nt Peel cn-mb in tho
isle ot Man, the spirit of a murdered
prisoner known as the Muuthe Dog. Then
young Lord Dacro, who was murdered In
ir>B5 by his guardian, Sir Richard Pul-
mersoti, who arranged that n rocking
horse on which the boy sat should full,
Still prances about on a headless rocking
Anne lloloyn still rides down the avenue
or Blinking Park, once a year, in u
hearse-like coach, drawn by four headless
horses, and driven by a headless driver,
with her head In her lap; and her father,
81s Thomas, does the same thing. At
Calslor castle thero is another coach and
headless team, and yet another near
(Ireut .Mellon, This last rises from a
pool every midday and midnight, and
with its load of four headless, dripping,
while robed ladles, passes slowly round
tho fluid and sinks again; and tradition
says that at this spot, long ago, a bridal parly was upset Into this pnnl und
never seen ngnln.
Mannlngtott hall, tho resilience of the
VVnlpolos, earls of Orford, has its ghostly
association, Horatio, second earl, removed all the lonihstoues of tbe Scnlm-
ers, the former possessors of Ihe hull,
from Wlekmere ehtireh, and on.- of l lie
burled ladles Is still believed to walk
round the churchyard. To atone for the
sacrilege, every earl of Orford at bis
burial was driven In his hearse time
times round ruined Wlekmere church before being finally laid to rest.
llnliniM')' Lndy lilumts.
The historic Indies who had an unhappy time of It during Ihelr lives form a
numerous brigade In the ghost array. Ann
of Cloves paces up and down tho gallery
bearing her name In Hover castle; Fair
Rosamond walks on the river bank at
Godstow; Amy Robsart on the side of
Cumnor; Mary Queen of Scots at Fother-
Inghny. We have noted Anne Holeyn's
procedure at hllckling. Catcrhury King's
school hoys faithfully believe that the
unfortnunte Nell Cook, famous In the
Ingoldsby legend, haunts the Dark Kn-
*ry every l-Ylduy night. At Apetliorpe,
Ihe earl of Westmoreland's sent In Northamptonshire, Lady Grace, wife of the
first earl, walks In a corridor, scattering
sliver pennies us she goes; bin ihe pinnies urn air, and woe In him who tries
to test tholr solidity. There is Ihe ltrown
Lady of Ralnbain—statoly In coir ami
rioh brocade, but eyeless. There is
"Silky" of Demon hall, near Newcastle,
In a flowered, long-walsled saiin gown
und a salln hood. There Is Ihe While
Lady ol' Sklpsoa caslle; Lady Derwenl-
waler or Dllslon castle; ihe dray Woman
of Wllllngton; Meg ot Moldon In a broad
hat; the While Lady Klohklnson, who
Hill wnlls over a chest of gold, the
cause or ail lln- iinhapplnoBH of her married life.
There si" mote ghosts In New bngland
thnn In any other pari of ihls country,
probably due to tbe large number of alleged wltchos whicli Infested iliat region
in lite early days of iis settlement,
Massachusetts lias scores of haunted
houses, hut the ghosts which local rumor
declares Inhabits them are of tie- usual
\ Kiilclfei'bocUer I.IhikI.
An Interesting American ghosi is that
which is said tn dwell in the Forbes manor house ai Hath-ln-the-Huds in near Albany,   N.   V,    mu'   ulghl,  about   HO yeiirs
see f   a   social   gutliorlllg.     .Mist    wllill
oui nf the ordinary happened thai ulgnl
nobody In Hath knows, Inn something
did happen, for everybody in Until says
so. Al any rate ll was ,1 gain night, but
Ihe next morning all thv servants excepting four faithful ones, who had been with
iho family for many years, wero discharged, and shortly after breakfast all
the members of the family left ihe manor
house in carriages. No gootl-bys were
snld. behind tin in they lort Ihelr beautiful home as ii had i.. ni un- day before,
On tin. mantels and dressers were the
pictures nf trlonrts; in the bureaus and
lockers and chests were tholr clothes, on
the desks Ihelr letters and papers. Trinkets lay on ihe tallies forgotten.
The doors were locked, tlie ..iirlains
pulled down ami lie- house closed for
all lime.
The   Mini   In   lUiiek,
A man in black Is said la walk lint
house every night, mumbling lind moaning as he passes up and down the broad
stairway. Scores of people assert tlml
they have heard him nnd a few say they
have seen him. One of the latter describes hint US follows: His hair was long
nnd curly, and parted on the side; his
eyes were bright, his features clearly
cut and Ids face pale, lie was smooth
shaven, and wore a high-standing collar
and a black bow and stock. lie was In
evening dress and wort no jewelry except a gold fob, For a moment, he .-cased mumbling, and then began moaning
and walked away, lie passed the door,
walking toward the stairway.
The ghost bunt* r tiptoed to the door
and watched him ascend the stairway
until lie was half way lo the top. wnen
lie stopped, us though he bud encountered another person. He raised his hands
appealing!? and fell backward with a
shriek that rang throughout Iho house
and was answered by the echoes. His
hand struck a marble step, and, thinking
thai bo had been Injured, Iho wutclnr
rushed to the spot.    Me saw nothing.
The history of tills ghost Is lightly
locked with the family who now live in
Hm old Forbes mansion on Fifth avenue,
Now York. Paul Simeon Fobes purchased the manor bouse lu 1S50 from the Van
Rotisselaors witli wu nores of land, lie
paid SM.OOO for it, which was considerably
less than the cost of the house, the laud
being practically thrown in. Whether
the ghost Is tlie property of tlie Forbes
family or of the Van Renssetners no one
knows, for they bug tbe search closely.
Tbe manor house is now tlie proper y
of a boston man, Nathaniel Stone.
l'LAX   OF  HbKCTIVr-   A   pnRSWBNT
How ilie Elector* Kill the Two Hiish-
e»( Oillces In Hu* I.11111L
aggregate number of electors this
will be il", of which a majority is
22-1. Thoso arc divided us follows: Alabama, 11; Arkansas, S; California, fl; Colorado, -i; Connecticut, 11; Delaware. It;
Florida, 4; Georgia, 13; Idaho, 3; Illinois,
21; Indiana, 15; Iowa, 13; Kansas. Hi; Kentucky, 13; Louisiana. 8; Maine, 0; Maryland, S; Massachusetts, IB; Michigan, J4;
Minnesota, 0; Mississippi, il; Missouri, 17;
Montana, .'1; Nebraska, 8; Nevada, 3; New
Hampshire, -1; New .Jersey, Hi; New York,
Sfl; North Carolina, ll; North Dakota, 3;
Ohio, ^3; Oregon, I; Pennsylvania, :<1\
Rhode Island, 4; South Carolina, 9; South
Dakota, 4; Tennessee, 12; Texas, 15; Utah,
3; Vermont, 1; Virginia, 12; Washington,
•1; West Virginia, 6; Wisconsin, 12, und
Wyoming, 2, The territories and the District of Columbia, which have representation In the nominating conventions of
both parties, have no voice In the electoral college. The electors of each stale
meet at he capital of the state "on tho
lirst Wednesday In December in tlie year
in which they nre appointed" and cast the
vote of the slate for the candidate of the
party by which they were elected. In
case no candiate receives a majority of all
the electors the house of representatives
shall elect, the vote being tnken by stat.*s,
ouch slate easting one vote.
When the electors meet in their respective states and cast their ballots for president und vice president, "they shall
make distinct lists of all persons voted
for as president and of all persons voted
for as vice president, ami of the number
or votes for each, which lists they shall
sign and certify ami tiunBiuli sealed lo
the seat of government of the United
Stales, directed to the president of the
senate." On tho second Wednesday in
February succeeding the meeting of the
electors lu the several stales congress
shall, lu joint session In the hall of representatives, the president of the senate
presiding, open the certltlcates, count '.lie
votes nnd declare the result, If either
candidate shall have a majority. In tho
event that neither candidate has been
elected tho house of representatives elcois
the president, being limited to tho three
candidates having received tho highest
vote of electors, nnd tho senate elects
tho vice president, a majority of tho
Whole number being necessary to a
mscoviun oi-1 ritoiuum woiitii
Ibirly   TrlltlH   ol'   (lie   LaUlltol'H,   ami
Hie   IIHIIeiilliCM  They   llnd   In
Tin- Blory of the discovery of the famous Silver King mine, or rather group
of mines, It is safe to say, has never yel
appeared In print In detail, From W. 11.
Oakos, olio of the original locators, tho
following narrative bus been given 10
The Spokesman-Review. Mr. Gukes says:
"It was In the fall of J8SU, when the
Hall brothers, myself and several others
from tho vicinity of Colvllle started on
a prospecting trip.   Wc had with us 21
pack animals and an abundance of UUP*
dies,    We
tti;ri inn \\ M3AMIIQ or oi.i;wi\
Cii.iiipiiiK'n lleiulfiunrturH Opened nnd
Work lleuruii.
The Republican League of Oregon has
opened Its campaign hcnitqtmrters at
Portland, where republicans and all sound
money men til all limes will be welcome,
says the Telegram,
Secretary Wells will at once begin the
distribution or sound money lttornturo in
a systematic and thorough manner.
Speakers will also be sent to all the principal points In the slate to discuss the Issues of the campaign. It Is desirable
that the clubs In each county organize ft
county league, with a president anil sec
rotttry, who will take charge or the league
work In their county. A speaker then
may be son! rmm club to (dub through
tbe county lu 11 systematic way, and other campaign work may be dune more if
Another efforl of the league Will be lo
Booure one or two speakers of nabonul
copulation to come here und speak In
every town or Importance In the stale. If
llm league can accomplish It, at lonsl mm
big sound money spenker will he heard
In Orogop, _
IHeil  lire   tbe   Hem   VonUn.
II Is a very remarkable faol thai the
greatest and best cooks have always heen
men. Cooking s supposed lo lie essentially the province or women, hut nil the
big posls or the cooking world are held
by men, and nf these Ibe fTonoh and
Swiss are most export. Fow women possess the Initiatory power or concocting
new dishes, or of exercising the slarl-
Llng originality In Ihe kitchen lhat they
use with such marvelous results In tlie
dressmaker's or milliner's  work-mum.
id the Columbia ut ihe
Llttlo Dalles, which stream we followed
up to the mouth ol' Beaver creek, when
we again crossed the Columbia. Beaver
creek was followed up to tho north Cork
of Salmon river, then over to Lite main
stream to the divide near ihe head of
that stream, There we made a camp,
and employed ourselves in prospecting
for placer gold In the different mountain
streams near. The cam]) was nn excellent one. There were ninny pretty little
parks where we could graze our animals.
Some of the boys were always wilh them.
One day Thomas Hale and billy White
(now both dead) were with the horses.
One of them wns sitting on a boulder,
and picked up a piece of copper stained
rook. He remarked to tho other that
he believed there was a mine near there.
He got up, walked a few feet, anu found
the ore cropping out of what was afterward known as the Kootenay bonanza.
"Our party had not been successful in
placer digging, and were about lo return
to Colvllle when the discovery was made.
After this wo searched around and found
ore In several other places, and were linn
In the belief that we had found a maun-
laln of mineral. Wo gathered up a lot
of samples and returned to Colvllle, and
then commenced to try to raise money to
go back and locate tho ground and pay
for recording. Although wo showed our
samples and tho assays, we could not
get a dollar, although wc offered to give
one-half of all wo might locate to anyone
who would advance the money. Finally
my fnther mortgaged bis farm for $t:0f>,
which gave us what we required. During
this time iieopte In that vicinity were
trying to llnd out where we had been,
We had taken out two Indians, and en
our return some of the peoplo tried to
find out from thorn where we had been.
and offered them $10 a day to show '.hem
the mountain where the ore came from.
but they remained true to us, and never
gave it away.
"In the following spring we started
back, but did not go over our old trail. (I
forgot lo mention in our former trip v.'e
had out ovor 100 miles of trail.) We wont
in hy tbn way of bonner's Ferry to avoid
being followed by Inquisitive people.
I'poii reaching our old camping ground
we lirst located the Kootenay Bonanza,
the American Flag, Silver King and Give
Out. There was no recorder's oHIce In
the district, and the claims were recorded away west on Okanogan lake, at Vernon, I believe.
"There were 12 members of our party,
but we gave an equal share with us lo
the man who made our assays.
"Where the discovery was lirsl mndelhe
lodge was 2fl feet wide and the iMinpbs
taken to Colvllle gave an average of
$151,80 In sliver and *t> In gold."
Tlie Development.
Since the lirst location work on this
property has been continuous. The original owners developed tbe properly pretty thoroughly. They run several tunnels and connected them; in bid did ovor
1100 feet of development work, and demonstrated that the mine was a valuable
one. In 1889 or 1890 they shipped 103 tons
or ore, packing it from the mine to the
Kootenny lake, near where the town of
Nelson now stnnds, shipping it to Bonner's Ferry by the old steamer Galetia,
and from there by wagon io Kootenai
station on the Northern Pacific railway.
It cost Jltl a ton to puck the ore from
tlie mine to the river, $2.50 a ton for boat
trnnsportallou to bonner's Ferry, and
$20 a ton wagon transportation to Kootenai station, a distance of 25 miles. This
in addition lo the railway charges lo
Butto and smelter charges for treatment
made it an expensive experiment. A portion of this ore was shipped lo Denver,
the smelter peoplo there bidding $1300
more for the shipment. In all the owners
shipped about 20» tons of ore.
Tho mine was .lumped once, for no
valid reason, and It cost the owners J'ju,-
000 to retain possession. A Mr. Atkins
made the necessary advances, for which
the owners deeded him one-half tho property.
The property wus once under bond to
a Scoleh syndicate for Jli.WO.uOo, but the
closing of the East Indian minis about
that time frightened the proposed purchasers and the deal was declared off.
Bight months after another London syndicate wus formed lo take a controlling
Interest for $1,500,000. This deal was successfully engineered hy John McDonald
and B. H. Oroaisdale, and the present
Hall mines, limited, was organized with
a capital of $1,500,000. or HOO.OOO shares at
£1 each. The stonk or the original owners was not assessable. Mr. Atkins, who
come to their rescue In tholr lime of
trouble, wns their valuable ally In these
The property has passed through all
of the vicissitudes of many another good
mlne—dissensloiifi among owners, expensive suits at law 10 retain possession,
the attempts of the purchasers to induce
tho minority stockholders Lo relinquish
their holdings and the various devices
which were held out to tempt them to
let go. II Is? surmised even now that
the recent rapid advance or Iho shares
in the London market, and the subsequent rapid decline, were inn Inducements held out Tor the owners lo lessen
their holdings or sel! oui allogothor.
There was no reason Tor the udvnnoo;
Die mine hud paid no dividends, although
il Is gelling In shape tn do so. The management has been cnnservnbve, ;i ]m.ge
amount of expensive machinery mis been
installed ami more will be put In. When
(his Is all done the mine will lie one of
the largest and best equipped pi'flporllos
'    British foliimblu.
Katie Burnot Consolidated are constantly
dropping tlie whole 20 stamps of the
Idaho mill. Fiftoon of the stamps have
been run several days, ihe other live
starting up this morning, The ore bins
were full of ore from the Idaho when the
mill was bought and that ore wns run out
drat, since when It lias been hauled from
the Katie Burnot by wagons. It will be
several days yel before the tramway
connecting this mine with the mill Is mils lied.
Dovelopmenl work on tho Idaho will be
undertaken, ihe tunnel at tin: mill level
being the lirst point of aback, ll being
the intention to push li through to Iho
ledgo and avoid the use ot any tramway
in the handling of the ore. Several additions, Improvements and alterations will
be made in tho mill, four ooncontrators
having already been ordered.
The bonders of the .Too Dandy, just below ihe Idaho, are getting their machinery onto ihe ground, An old sawmill
boiler nnd engine Is being brought down
from above Llttlofleld, and a pump has
been ordered. The engine will be ready
in work by the time the pump arrives,
and work will be commenced as noon as
the Inner can lie pui In place. Tho Joe
Dundy lies down on l'rlchard creek, prno*
tieally all of it hdng below the water
level, so that in sinking heavy pumps
nr,- necossnry from ihe start. Little is
known about that purl of the country
below lite waier levcl.the Utile work done
by ihe bines company being all below
water, and owners nf adjacent property
will watch the outcome of the ,Toe Dandy
Plenty uf liimtl Assays—A Hup limn of
111 mill.
Colonel Frank ,1. Parker of Walla Walla
returned on Saturday from Hossland,
when- hud been to locate and start a
tunnel on ibe "Lu Betlsta" claim on
Itecord mountain. This claim he discovered last summer, and never yet fulled
lu multitudinous assnys to get something
from-a trace up. The formation and general character or tho ledge Is the same
ns In the richest portion of the enmp,
but this ledge Is n whopper, being fully
*,') foot in width, carrying gold, sliver,
copper, galena, iron and zine. The tunnel jusl started will tup the ledgo .vt u
depth of .175 feet, and will doubtless soon
be a producer, White locating his tunnel site, Colonel barker met with a severe accident, and came near losing the
number of his mess, He was nt the foot
of a bluff of rocks, and a companion
perched .10 feet above hlm, when picking
nt tho ore, dislodged a chunk, which fell
on tho devoted head of the colonel, enlarging his bump of benevolence !o a
great degree. He was stunned for a
while, and lost considerable blood, bul
still hud sense enough left, so It is said,
lo sny upon his recovery thnt a mining
claim was all the belter for a baptism
of   blood.
i.atk    m:\vs    ritini     rossland
Town  In Full til' Capita I IMS Seeking
Charles P. Oudin cranio down from
bosslnnd last evening. He reports the
camp us being lively. The town is Idled
with Montreal and Toronto buyers, some
of whom are there lo investigate the
properties of companies now being limited
lu Toronto.
A strike of nrseiileul Iron on Ihe (.limit
claim, on bed mountain, has greatly encouraged the owners of the property,
Several open cuts on the Gertrude mad,!
ut Intervals for a 1000 root, has demonstrated that the vein Is nit right.
The new compressor plant for Die Uer-
trude Is now nt Northport, and will be
brought Up to the mine soon us possible. Six men ure sinking a shaft on the
property,   The shaft is down Hi feet.
There has been a strike of high grade
copper ore on  the Coxey.
Wli,I,   Willi K   T1II-1   XOVI'll.TY   MWV,
Owners Semi 11 Foroe nt Men In (lie
The Novelty mine, located on Hod
mountain, is certainly in good oompany
The Gold Queen lies on the north, Califm-
nla on the south, Gertrude on the east
and Giant on the west, and only*1600 feet
west of the War Bngle. The principal
owners nre Fetor Larson, T. L, Gne-
nougb, Morltrt Thompson, M. R. Galusha,
('. S. Warren and Tom Wren. A meet
ing was held on Friday, and It wns Ie.
elded to put a force of men at work
some lime this week. Tom Wren will
have charge of the operations, Little
work has boon done since the properly
was acquired by the present company,
DIhpohcm 01 Her Properly   Willi u«e
l.i'unl Form und Ce rem on 7,
MINIUM   \<iltAMO\Tia was a 11)0AP-
Tli'l I, OCTOltOOX,
Dressed  an 1111   V.nui/011  She   \	
pilltleil    Her   HiihIiiiiiiI   In    Hie
Mriiuuie 1 ui- idlierty,
Inez, the beautiful wlfo of Agramonte,
the noted Cuban loader, boa mol loath
or. the tieid of battb- lighting fo ■ Cuba
llbro, Seuora Agramonte was an octoroon of surpassing loveliness, and, dressed as an amasson, accompanied hor husband on his raids, and has taken can
in many battles, suys the Cincinnati Rn-
qttirer. Advices received at Key West,
Fin., slnto that the aonora was killed in
nn ongngemonl between her husband's
troopers and a Spanish column, which
look place .inly 3 near San Nicolas.
Agrnmonto's men woi iicampod near
that place when they were attacked by a
Spanish column. Although surprised and
outnumbered, the Cubans made a desperate resistance. Finally, however, they
were forced buck. Then Sonorn Agramonte seized Ihe Cuban ting from the
standard bearer, and, crying to tlie Insurgents lo follow, rode straight at the
Spanish column. When tlie sonora was
within L"U paces the Spaniards Ilrad, end
Khe fell from her horse, piei 1 by many
bullets. A desperate battle followed for
the possession of her body, Colonel Agramonte, almost crnKed by the death of
Ills Wife, fought like a madman, and deft
the heads of live Spaniards with his ma-
choto. The Spaniards could no1 .villi
stand the desperate onslaughts of Die
Cubans, nnd finally retired, leaving the
body or the scnorn. In the possession of
the Insurgents. Her race was uitmarred.
and wore n happy smile, the Spanish
bullets having found lodgment In bet-
Another conflict, In which two women
and a llttlo girl were killed, took .dace
on July 28, near bayamo. The Spaniards
surprised n small insurgent camp near
lhat place, and the Cubans retreated.
The women and the Utile girl could r.ol
keep pace with the Insurgents, nnd being
overtaken by the Spaniards, were shot
to death. The affair Is olllclally reported
us "a glorious affair," and Spanish ollleers who took part have been recommended Tor promotion.
Benora do Trujlllo ami Senora do fla-
tolongo, wives of Insurgent chiefs, have
been arrested In Plnnr del Itlo province
and taken to Havana. These ladles, although highly connected, wen' subjected
to brutal treatnwnl by the Spanish soldiers, nnd were finally sent to tho Havana house of refuge for notorious women. Their brutal troalmenl has caused
great Indignation, even among the Spanish  residents of Havana.
\vn>n:\     i\    thi:    iMioiwssioXfl
There I-i Now Less \>i-il (or Marrying,
Thau I3vt»r llefore.
Mr. Kdward Carey suvs in the Augusi
Forum: In tho occupation which women
have •'Invaded"  in the nrg.-st  uuinbors,
I hose of teachers, salesmen, bookkeepers,
stenographers, typewriter.-!, etc., the mils
of Increase lias in en aboul lln- same with
Ihe two sexes. Taking all the gainful occupations, although the ratio uf Incrense
I'm- women is -17.SS per cent., and for  n
only 27.6J per cent., yel the women are In
ISOO but 17 per cent of the total tiia
against 15 per cent lu 3SS0. II Is a fnlr
conclusion that while many more womon
earned their own living in ISM than In
1SS0, Ihey had over ihe who!" field to n
very slight extern only displaced tho
men. The change in the proportion of
women who now earn all Income, and
presumably a. living. Is the Important
point, About one In three of the total
population are engaged in "gainful occupation," and only one lu about 20 of tlie
female population. The proportion of
females of marriageable age Is, of course,
much larger, and it Is this percentage
that produces tho offocl I have noted as
10 the necessity of marriage to women us
II means of support. Wlnil the effect Is
upon society 1 do not propose 10 discuss,
but ibe fuels show that It is becoming
clearly easier for tho average woman Lo
earn her livelihood without nviirlage hi
the   I'lllled   BtftlOB—If   she   so   choose.
firratest Traveler.
George Pnyntcr, the barkeeper of the
steamship blrurla, has the record of having voyaged 2,SS(i,012 statute miles. He
has crossed the Atlantic 701 time*;, and
has followed the sea 51 years, serving uu
30 vessels on the Cunard Jleet. This Is
supposed to be a grenter record than that
of any other man now afloat.
>hi"!/.lrH  tn Keep Out Gerinn.
Library* students In Paris wear "mii/.-
Bloss" when perusing old books In the i\n-
tlonul library, "not because there is any
fear that they will bite the old volumes,
but to prevent the Inhalation of tbe book
microbes In tholr lungs." Tlie germ
theory is responsible for many curious
things, and this Is one of them.
Viioltti  or  Hit*  WiirM.
According lo Lloyd's Yacht Register,
there are T.OiiS yachts in I lie world, ills-
ll'lbuted ns follows. United Kingdom,
8,6M| United States, 1,201; nil other countries, 2,i>20. Of the yachts In the United
Kingdom, 846 are steam yachts and 2.V0S
sailing yachts.
A It a rib Annei-lion.
"Miss Prim Haya that bicycle girls \om:
all feminine soilness."
"(iuess she wouldn't say so If she'd nver
fallen off on :> brick pavement." -Clove-
land   Plain   Healer.
Deserved ft,
Dukane Why did you give the Imrbnr
50 oonlB for himself?
Caswell -boenune he did not toll mo my
hair was getting thin on the lop ol' my
head.-Pittsburg Chrobn le-TWegrnph,
"Til Mr,  Mr-. 1111, Sir,"
Pittsburg Chronicle Telegraph: To Mr.
Bryan, sir,   You shall »ot slay American
labor with the jawbone of an iishI
The Counsel for DofoiINO,
"We propose to show, gentlemen of th
Jury," said the counsel for the defense
"thnt it Is impossible for the defendan
lo have committed this crime.
"In the tlrst place wo will prove that tn&
defendant was nowhere near the scene «f
the crime at the time lite crime wns com
ml bed.
"Next we will offer the Indisputable testimony of persons who saw the defendant
on the spot and who did not seo the de-
fondant commit the crime.
"We will show Hint no poison was found
in the body of the deceased.
"Not only that, but we will prove that
It was put there by the prosecution in '.Ills
"We will furthermore show thul the deceased committed suicide.
"And lust, but not least, we will prove,
lieyond the shadow of a doubt, that  the
deceased Is not dead.
"In view of all which corroborative
facts, gentlemen of the jury, we respectfully ask for an acquittal."--New V01 k
Hero is a child's will, it was not iuuu«
bj a child on hor deathbed, like the stories : .Id in Sunday school books, says the
Si. Louis Post-Dispatch. 11 was Just ilie
frenk of a child's mind. She had evident-
Ij read .1 will and, In full health and
with no thought of dying, she modeled a
v. iy respectably woroea last tusuiment
of her ofteots. It will be seen that the
testator has boon very careful. The »
cents, all her eiusb capital, Is willed wlbi
thi- proviso that il Is not spent in thi
meantime, and other beneficiaries are
mndu such only in the event of the lestw-
tor's mammn not destroying the property.
The. unique will was made by S-yoar-old
Bertha Anna Todd of Carthago, Mo,, ana
witnessed by two of her Utile playmates,
It was folded and indorsed on the back
"bast will and tostnment of bertha Anna
Tlie  will   follows;
I. bertha Anna Todd, being in my gone
mind, do give nnd bequeath all my en.r'h-
ly  property,   viz.,   towll,   namely:
To my mother alt my clothes and nlsu
my 30 cents (If 1 don't spend it), tn dn
what she llltes witli.
To my oldest sister, Bessie, I leave my
gold ring and also my paper dolls.
To my youngest sister, Millie, 1 leave
my big doll and Its closes, also my box
with the picture of u lady on li (If momma don'l burn it up),
To my Aunt Lou. my bible and little
blue vnco.
And to my dear friend Kthel Lawton all
my hooks.
Also to my friend. Mary bird. 1 leave
my silver thimble wilh much love.
And now, having disposed of all iw
most valuable property, I hope all wIM
be satisfied and not blame the dead.
I forgive every one und trust we may
mcel when the trump shall sound. Amos.
To tills will and teHtament I set my seal
on this Sid day of July, Carthage, Mo.,
Iloth Afraid.
On one occasion when Webster wns *
senator and on liis wny to W:u*hln«'to*
he was compelled 10 take the night stage
from Baltimore. It so fell out thnt he
was the only passenger, and jus hf
thought the driver had a sort or highwayman look about him the senator fell
ill al ease. However, like the small boy.
ho kept Up his courage by whistling till
they came to 0 dark woods near th*
dueling grounds at Bladensburg. where
ho waa accosted by the driver with:
"Where are you going?"
"To Washington," replied Webster, as
noon as ho could recover his composure.
"I am a senator nnd am going to my
duties Lhoro,"
Upon this the driver grasped him by
Ihn hand Joyfully and exclaimed:
"How glad I am! I have l>een trembling
in my seat for ihe last hour; for, to toll
the truth, 1 did tint like your looks and
took you to in. ,1 highwayman,—Indian-
npolls Sun.
Mmlc Man)  Cry.
A carboy or ammonia fell bom a truck
on Bookman street, between Park row
and Nasstia street, earl the other itfter-
noon and smashed,
Almost Instantly ihe atmosphere Ua-
1-ame iinbreathable and the pedestrians
fled ror rrosh air.
The fumes ol' the drug mitered the windows or the big olllce liulldrngs near by
with great cflVct, while stores and res-
tuurunls on the ground Door wore
promptly deserted by thu customers, vrbo
in many Instances left ihelr luncheon*
half iliiisbe,',.
Nol only did the fumes of thu ninmonie
affect nostrils and lungs but eyes as well.
and strong men wept, while tears ttiie.i
the eyes of the pretty typewriters who
happened to be in the nelgbbolhood.
11 seemed as though some great sorrow
Itad spread over the part of tho city in
tpiostlon.    The push-cart venders moved
on without, tho aid of a policeman for th«
lirst time in Ihelr lives.
It wus fully nn hour before tho strong
smell ceased lo hurry people out of the
neighborhood, but, according to one prot-
ly typewriter In the Temple Court building:
"' 'It's un 111 wind," etc.; for 1 had n real
good cry and feel ever so much boiler
for it."
The ammonia was a total loss, un*
truckman not being able to linger mid the
fumes long enough to gather up the. i-e-
malns or the oarboy.—New York Itecor-
Twenty siiiiiiiir Constantly nl Work
In tin* lilnhit Mill,
lliuiuv    Idaho.   Aug, 8.   The bsia  jad
WorMUm* lleMroyliitf Mellmia.
'Possums are destroying watermelons at
While City, K|a„ and giving more trouble
than tho razor back hog, since buy cannot be fenced out.
The poet sings of tho buttercups And
daisies, be must have lasted the Bpo*
kanc Bakery's buttercups.
London   Erlmvcr  Glrlff,
So seriously has the city of London
taken the custom of the buttonhole bouquets worn by the stockbrokers thnl li
has actually given the women who soil
flowers recognition. The flower girls, a*
they aro all gallunty called, an- permit-
tod by the regulations io sel down their
baskets nm! sell their flowers around 'he
iron railings opposite be Royal I3x-
ehnnge. They nre among Ihe most respected stall holders in the city. They
are uniformly polite, as they may well be,
sinee they may be snld in bo mi speaking
terms with all tlie youth and galmntr; of
Thrcndnoodln and Throgmorton streets,
and thoy nre v.ny akillfni in the making
of bmitonnloros,  The Queen
Tlie   Hell   I'hm   of   Aiim-cliy.
Philadelphia Innulrer: ft illvorl Why
Tree silver Is but a feature In (Ids contest.
Victory for Prynn and Sownll or Waisou
menus t]i>. rule of communism, ('an my
mi it totally had tn ihe dangen of bio
red ling of onarchv vote Im  mi, li n  llrli-
ol? No timber haw ilncoro he may bo
In his heller in silver, can he rl»k tho rev
olullonary alms ot the forOOS baolt Of
I bryan for the purpose nf pulling Into
practice n theory?
Pal   Ilii  SIkh   HoartlH.
Cloldendalo Airrfeuhurist: Wouldn't It
lie a good .scheme to have a few signboards on the rood corners In Kltckltait
county? They cost little and would be of
vast servlco to the traveling public.
She was May, but she called herself Mae;
The latter seemed less everydno.
Was sho therefore admired,
or were people made tired
by her manner of doing things?   Sao!
—Detroit Tribune.
Bolts  are  pluylne  thunder.—Oslvastoii
* e  *
"Well," said Yuss. "I've taken a powder for my hendache, a pellet for my
liver and a capsule for my gouty foot.
Now. what puzzles mo Is how the things
know the right pluce to go to after they
get inside*."1 -Philadelphia American.
# #  »
Fashionable Patient—This bill Is exorbitant.
fashionable Patient—Not a word, sir.
Either cut It In two or And something else
the matter with mp.~Detrotl Tribune.
»  t  *
A friend or Col. Carter's waa proposing
a fishing excursion, nnd the colonel
promptly nnd heartily expressed approval.
"We'll staht. tho lirst thing In the
mo'nln,' sub," he. said, "so as not to lose
any mo* timo than Is necessary,"
"We'll drat ascertain what the condition
of the water is."
"(if eoh'se, If you feel so inclined. Hut
yob needn't bother on my account. I never dilute my halt."-Washington Btar,
I'rlxi'N fur Hord-'lrtu WaifOMa.
At the meeting of the Ituynl Agricultural society of England in "W. which win
be held at Mnnofteator, prlKos will be offered of JC100 ami £50 for self-moving vehicles for light loads, and prlxes or £100
and £f>tl for self-moving vehicle* rot-
heavy loads. The light-load clruw will be
I'm- such vohlcloa mi would take the plsre
or a light Bprlug oart for the conveyance
of loads up to two tons, OXClUllVQ of the
WOlglll   of  the  vehicles.    The  heavy-load
class will hi! for voblolofl capable of Inking live tons, exclusive of Ihe weight of
tlie vi-hlrli'*.
\n   l.ooil.
Mr.  Mlinson   Is llinl a good story ymi
are reading?
Miiis Minima—No, it doesn't nmotinl to
1 very much, I've rend It hair through and
] haven't found a solitary  French  word
I y«t.--<'l*v»Und   Laiidur.
riri*-Proof Paper.
To make tire proof paper nothing mor«
I is necessary than to saturate tho p«pw In
I n -'long solution nr alum water, nnd when
! thoroughly dry it win rrwlst th« lotion or
Take things aa a mutter or course   tin
table d'hote patron. ■"■-
'vtucti ui lln; niii-.iillilliiu' nf Fm-t Steele,
Vl.|l.)l||U-lHllf Ull'Vilsl   UlllHTUl   R'Mlllm
a Bust Kootomiy inllilne dUtrlot
Superintendent   Whylo  of  tlie
0. P. Talks of.tie Pro'oct,
un .111 il|i|i;ii-:ilii.ii.
frcin nll.iHH-1
i.li'il r..,- pub
Key West, Flu., August 10:—
Captain General W'oyloi' and
General Ocondo were the princi-
pals in a sensational affair which
occurred shortly before tin' latter
sailed from-Spain,  Tho death oli,,
,. , ,,      ',  . i „.i      ir ii'i'si1 ll U. vo 0
Cieneral Ocondo s uepnew,  who L
was a lieutenant in the Spanish'
ai'iiiy.  was   the  cause   of  the
trouble,    There were ugly rumors in circulation, rotleetihg on,,,
,, ,   n        or lit     ell vs.      \ii.
lie young Ik'ii eiiiin . wlio was,,,,,,?,  ,, „ ,        ,
, -,.       ,    , iiiucli bettor gnu csbv 1
accused or conducting n treason- v
' Nr.sl pass llian wo now
the main line over tin
By llio Crow's Nest
lieu   of   Alilillrilllun   foi- C
ol     llnvii'iivi'iliiml.s.
William Why to, the   general
superiutondent  of  tho western
division of the Caniuliau Ptteiiie,
was in Rossland recently.   To a
Miner In
We havo already had surveys
jut' that route made, ami wo aro
milly acquainted with its engineering   features.     Wo  can get j
much Im
a i.. t. (iiiiiTuHh.
O. S. Frlsell.
N. A. Wulilni/.r.
Robert  UemiiM.-.v.
W.lliniii Carlin.
Tliomim MeVlule.
Sucre wry.
Jolin    Uriiv-ici;,     A.B.iJmce.    H.W.llurne*.
R. L.T.Uiiibrnitli.     Thomas   MuVittic.
The next regular meetlni* of the  tissoei-
aiioii will i-e held on Saturday, August 22,
All   na*sible  infonnit 1 ion   will   he  furnished iiy the Association, upon application to
T.ioiims   McVittie.   .Sec.   Fort   Steele   It.C
Statistics in Part. Official and in
Part Estimated.
The official figures of the output of tho Kootenay mines fov
the year ending July 1 has heen
published by the Nelson Miner,
It is defective, however, in that
it only includes the ore exported
in the customs district of Nelson
and estimates that going out
through the port of Revelstroko,
Tin., output for the year is shown
to he 80,678 ounces of gold
valued at 8fifi2,185; l,45!),02p
ounces of silver, SHiti.L'lii; 11,045
tons of copper, S12!),2B0| 0.021
Ions of lead, ?220,8-ll), a total
valuation of §1,871,4-10, They
have a knowledge of til 10 tons
which went out hy the way of
Revelsloke whioh is estimated at
Being worth §100 a Ion, which
adds §011,111)0 to the foregoing
amount, or n total of $1,512,440.
It is unfortunate that the
correct llglires cannot he had.
Rovelstoko being an output ol
New Westminster, the correct
(lata can only he obtained from
tliat ollii'i', It is probable that
the amount of ore going out that
Wny is in excess of the estimate
given, and when the figures can
lie secured from New Westminster
the increase in the total amount
will he considerable,
ttblecorrespondence with Maximo
Gomez, tlie insurgent chief,
When Weyler heard of the rumors he summoned the young man
tu the palace and questioned
Weyler was apparently satis-
tied of the young man's guilt, and
told him that if he did uot commit suicide in lit hours lie would
be courumu'tialed and shot. The
lieutenant left the palace, went
to his room, and in six hours was
a corpse, having shot himself
through the heart. The affair
was hushed up, and thejSpouish
officials' report said tlie young I
man died of yellow fever.
Shortly afterward General
Ocondo arrived in Havana, and!
learned the true story of his
nephew's death. He was greatly j
enraged. He immediately wem I
to tlie palace to call Weyler lo j
account. The meeting of the j
generals was most sensational, i
Ocondo termed Weyler a mur-1
ilerer and butcher, and challou-;
gcd him to a duel. Tlie men
drew swords and would have |
fought in the palace but for in-|
terferonce. Two days later l
let I'i
I would ha,ve a maximum grade uf
| 1 to 11 per cent on  the eastern
side of the mountains and from 2
lo L't per cent on ihe western
side. We now
grade iiy the
western side
Hy tlie Crow
have a 1.1 pur cent im
main line on the | '-
of the mountains, j"'
s   Nest  route we   .
more j „,
nus   illvN
.H   Sl
I'In I hi'I'i
il   l lot
ijfl,   l.lln
would cut down the grade:
than half, whicli means a
deal in freight carriage."
"What information have you
as to the Crow's Nest coal]
"'Our expert J, H. Sussemauu.
is in there now making athorough
examination. When he makes
this report we shall know more
about it, 1 think there is little
question as to the quantity of
coal, the main point is will we
get a coal from which we can
make a cokey Coke is what we
need for the smelters which are
now here and which we hope to
see built in British Columbia.
We will make thorough teste of
the coal in regular coking ovens,
so that we shall know just what
II tliei'llslslllll  111   I.MUM    M
iiiuiit i', m|i™ rrom Mojto lirMjio,
TAKK  XOTIl'K Umi Jimiox Croulli F. .Ml',
.'.i '.':ll::s liiu'iul sixty ility.s Irum Uu- rtiitoliori".
It I.i BBDij III llll' MIlllllB JtUioMor- fur II 1'1'Hlll-
itu< .if linnrovoimml*   lur llu> [niniosii of
il'tnliiliii.' ii Crown Kt'lllH of tin' iilmvi' ulllilil,
Ami runner Inky uollco Umi iictioli. uuilor
iocilon :ir, uuiht  ho rommonri'il uuforo llio
-.suiiiii'i.'ut suoh iH'l'lllU-lllo "f IniliroVt-ni.Mils.
Utitcil Hits alnil tluy of Atiinisi. isim.
.t will do.   If we can make good
rul Ocondo sailed for Spam., (.oko ft      ^     j Am , »f   ,
He is greatly enraged, and says'
will make the affair public
when he reaches Spain and demand Weyler's recall,
Spanish  Official  No  Cause
Complain of Cleveland's
English   Officers  Will   Not
Droppod from the Rolls.
London, Aug. I".- It is semi
Officially announced that lioactior
will he lake]) toward removing
from the rolls of the army Major
Robert While. Colonel Raleigh
Grey, Colonel Henry Frederick
White ailtl Major Charles John
Coventry, the Transvaal raiders
who wilh Dr.. Jameson and Sii
■It hii Wille.iighl.y. were recently
convicted and sentenced to terms
nf imprisonment, Until such terms
have expired
Tne question of canceling their
commissions will then come up
in the ordinary course before the
Commander iii Chief Viscount
Wolsidey and Adjutant General
Sir Redvers Butler. The statement was made at army headquarters that the mere convict ion
of a criminal offense does not
forfeit a commission, and in support of tills view it is pointed out
that numbers of junior officers
(ire yearly lined in police courts
for drunkenness or disorderly
conduct. It is added however
that on the oilier hand no con-
Madrid, August 1.7:—In the
chamber of deputies today Senor
Canovas, president of tin., council,
denied tlio statement that the
duke of Tutiuiu, minister of foreign affairs, had read to Hanuis
Taylor, the United States mints'
of Spain, a proposed circular to
the powers annul tho condition
of alfairs in t'uba and the relations to Spain with American
republics in general and the
United States in particular,
Senior Oauovas announced that
no document of the nature outlined has been dispatched to any
government. He added that the
cabinet had made detailed notes
relative lo the Cuban situation,
and that al an opportune moment
a memorandum would be submit'
thu to the powers in order to
enable them to judge of tlie true
condition of affairs in Cuba,
Continuing, Senor Canovas said
that Ihe Spanish people had no
cause lo complain of the policy
of President Cleveland, but Senators Sherman and Morgan were
to be blamed for their speeches
in Ihe United Status senate,
He concluded by advising a
policy uf prudence at the present
time, since an explosion of feolhig
would be disasterousi
Senor Melle, one of ihe cavlist
deputies, made a brief speech,
censuring the Spanish govorn-
inent for iis failure lo prevent
filibustering expeditions from
America landing in Cuba.
To this Senor Canovas replied,
adding that. Spain should nol rely
Ion any alliance, bill rather upon
hor own   resources   to   retain
question is   settled for British
Columbia "
"Ho you think tho attitude of
the new liberal government will
be friendly to the Crow's Nest
"Certainly. There are somo
ood business men in the new
government and they realize tho
importance of this line not only
to British Columbia, but to all
Canada, and I think they will bo
in favor of extending all reasonable encouragement. Nothing
can be done till parliament meets.
Then we shall go to the government and ask for assistance,
When wo do so wo shall ho pro-
pared with the fullest information
as to the possibilities of the now
lino, When the matter comes up
before parliament I think public
sentiment will be so strong we
shall obtain the help we ask
"Then you thing the Crow's
Nest pass road will be built at an
early day and that the Canadian
Pacific main lino will use that
Mr. Whyte did not seem to
know much of Mr, Hoinze's plan
to build a road from Rossland to
Lake Osooyos, At least ho de
clined to say anything on the
STotieo uf Amplication for i.'crii Unite
ol' ImprovQinoiibi.
Si. Hugunt! Mineral t,'liiim slttmie In Un* Kurt,
stwle Mlniutf Division of Etist ICootoiiiiy
tilsirtet. Wlicro located :■ On tliu ensi siile or
ipwerMojiolukeitbout i'i miles li-oni Mo.vio
TAKE  NOTICE tlmiJitniCs Clonlt) P. Al. C.
0. -Nltoi, Intend, sixty Unys from tlie (Into
lu-R'uf. loiioply to tlio Mininc Keconlev for 11
itli'iuo of linprovomoiils, for iho purpose of
uljmining a Crown -.'runt of the above olaim.
Ami further take noiL'U that uetton. under
sci'tiou :ir. must bo uofnmoneod before tho
Is-surani'o of sui'h uertltlwito of improvements.
Diueil this 32ml day of Aon-usi, I8fiii,
Giant Powder, Milting Supplies & Hardware,
Supplies For Miners & Prospectors,
Steamer Annerly.
Notice of Application for Corttfictile
of Improvements.
Lorrettu Miiioml Claim situate in the Fort
Steolo niiiiiiii-' division of Hitst Kaotemiy
District. Where looated:—A fraciion beiwrin
tlio Peter und Queen of the hills mineriil claims
on lower Moyfe hike.
VAKB NOTICE that James Crontn V. M. C.
No. -JiUiS. inteiid. sixty dtiys from the ditto
hereof, to tlpply. to tlio Mining Recorder for it
rtitlcato of improvements, for the purpose of
oblillnlng a Crown trraiit or the above claim.
And further talto notice Unit action, under
section tit. must he commenced before the
issuance of such eei-tlllciitc of improvements.
Dated this SiJlit1, day of August, iMiii,
N'nlK-i.   of   Applll'lltlnu   Tor  lY'i'lilli'lili-
of ImprovumonlH.
RO8I1 fi'iioilon Mlnorul Claim, (tltunlo In llio
Fori Sloulo Mining Ulvlslllll of Sllsl Kooloimy
DiKtrlct. Whore loiiiiloili—Afl'ili'llon lictwoon
llio I'cli'ranil Sl. Mnclnr iiiimial oliilnixoil iIio
loivoi Moylo lillio.
TAKE NOTICE Unit JuinoH Cronln F. M. C
No. ^1I;'H. liitoml. sixty rtii.vs from tlio ilulo
lioreof. to tipply to tlio Mining Hoconlcr for n
ool'Ullciilo ot liiipt'ovotnolllN. for llio inlt'lioso of
iilnnliiini.' 11 Crown ynnii of tlio uliovo ulnliu.
Anrl funlior lulto nnlli-o Unit iiction. nniliir
section III. must bo ooniment'oil before tlio
Issuance of Hiieli oorlllloiite of lmimiveinenls.
Dnleil this Ifclltil liny of AliKltst, isi'tl.
Will   make    two    trips    each
between  Jennings   Montana,
Fort  Steele, B.C.
vii'fion is required lo onabt
imiji'sty '.0 dispense wit
services of any officer i
should mi sen lit,
1/iNlliiX  WIST UN  MU.  BBVA-N
iSilvci's Ciuididnl
nl Hie I
Mny Not Pail
London. Auc Id: The Post,
in iis I'diloriiil columns, usserts
tlllll llll' I'l'lioI'Vil fllllU'O of llyi'in
Us 11 pollticnl logtclftii, ns fi vi'sull
iif his ri'i'dil Speech nl I lie liolili-
t'litiun nii'i'liiifr nl Mudison sqiuit'e
j^ni'deii, New York, is m, rW'sur-
illli'i'   Ihlil   his  |inlii'V will hill III
the (mils'.
■Eivstoi'ii Canada is beooining
more fully aroused to tho importance of British Columbia, and
the representatives of capitalists
from Toronto, Montreal and
Quebec are in tho Held looking'
for safe mining investments for
their principals.
There need ho no mistake made
in investment, if the same rules
which apply in ordinary business
ventures obtain in buying a mineral claim.
The time for speculation has
passed, and the camps are settling
down to work on a business
basis. No more fancy prices Will
be paid for prospects, Thoy
will sell on their merits, the same
as an article ol' merchandise.
ll is gi'iilifying to that the people ol' Canada are taking an
interest in the mines of British
Columbia,'. Though slow to
awaken to the fact that in the
dominion there lies the richest
mineral country on earth, wiien
joinre their eyes were opened they
I were nol, slow in gelling on the
ground. Although a little lute,
I Ihey have secured some good
... erowds. and l'TOporties, and-jvill work them
stonethiwing commenced, This )m' I"'"1"' , ""* ',imv l,"".v
served to enrage the nationalists ni'Piwiate what has been done
and their bandsmen atiiieiied thoP01 »u, ''"vlopoiueut ol the
crows wilh Iheir spears, wound- j<«innli-y hy the American prosing many people, peeler and minor, and give iliein
1 the prnise I'or their energy and
Spears   Used
Police Tool
Freely  and.   tlie
a Hand Also.
ing an
asl, August, 17: Serious
1 occurred this morning in
lion with the nationalist
stations in favor of grant-
amnesty Ie the Irish polil-
Sevei'tt) nroeess-
Notice of Application  for Coi'tlllelili"
or  Improvements.
Tlie Qtltlon or Uie Hills Mineral Claim, situate
in the Port Steele Minim- Division of Must
ICooiomiy Dittlrfct. Located on iho Kasiern
Wlmie nf iMtiYie Lulu- a limit two miles from Us
TAKI-J NOTIbK that I Khinli llolitrhtoii
P. M. U. Ko UilSOII. and 13. P. Olivia P, M. C, Ny
ftlitm, Intentl, sixty dilys from the dull) hereof,
to npply to ilio Mining Uororiior f»r a certill*
[•ateof Imprm'eineiits. for the pui'piwo of o\v
iniiihii: a Crown tirmit of iho above clnlnii
And fiuiher inlie notice ttntt action, tmdei'Hec-
tlon llf, mhst be eommeiiced before tlio Ikhiuhivo
of such certlilcate of linproVomeiitK.
lintod this sftth ilny of Amrust, \#m>
pur Kranlt Hotltflilon,
-Appllentlon   for Cerliikato
of Improvement*.
iciii prisoner!
Ions of nationalists iiuaily inoi^fofj
into 11. liirgfii' procussion, headed
by bands <*f men artnfid with
*j)oatrs,   The procession m»iu at
Tlip pollufi ''luir^i'il ilii* rioici's,
und used then1 Imions freely,
Severn] narsonH -tVOi'o an'osted
before onler was restoredi The
groakisi oxeiteinont prevailed
Mu'oughoul thiM'.jiy, and further
cllsturbarices i\vt> feared this
persDverflnud in opening up Ihe
noUUil'V \\i\<\  making  loiowu   its
marvelpuH pnMsiliiliiioH.
PoiJi'V ok AUi:iri!,\T10N.
I.(iii<iiiu, Atiff. HI: Tliv Times in an
I'llitnriiil U;Im moi'iiiiiji, t'onunonl^ti upon
Ilii-iiiil'ni'iiitiiT nflitiiil Sali"!iiir(v*M re*
('uiitfltatcinontuuunt.'oi'nliig tho iidujition
uf 11 policy uf tii'liiti'iitfoiv.
Tho Moylo Mineral Claim slttiUte In the pori
Steele MUiUib Division of E»nl ICootenny Ids-
trlrl, Wiioro luenli;d:-Oii the EiiHtoni Shoie
nf Moylo Lnlto aimui two miles from lt« tnttlob
TAKi-1 NOTlt'Kthai 1 Frank Honuhtnu p
M. C, No l!:WD0 illlt] K, I*. Mavis V. M, C. Ni
W&i inlond. Klxly days from tho dale bore
of. to apply to thit.Miiiliii.' Hucoriler for ti
I'.-i-ilili'iitf of improvchlehtH. for tlio purpose of
oiiiaiuliifi 11 Crown -.'null <>r thi! uhovo claim.
And further t-fllrti notleo Unit actioti. iiiulcr
HCiitloii lir. iiiiiii be i-ojiiiiicni'i-d Iii fore 1 be tnsii-
11 Deo of Mtch rerttfieiito of ImiirovonieniK.
Dated this ■'.,■ !■ day
if August, IKIHl,
|ii<i- Ki-anti 11
I, hoi'oby plvo uoilt'i',
afler ditto I Intend lo
C'oniiiilHhloiior <d Latidx
im- ■ 1.01 tn  piirt-liase oil
i  Unit slxiy (Iii.vh
apply (0 llio I'iilef
mnl Words, for |ht-
Inmdred mid tilxty
acres of onresi'ivi'd mid unocnipled Crown
lutids nn MiH'k ei'i'ilt liaHI Ivtinlcnay tllHtrlct,
the itiiiiai iiimt iN'tnti tlie s,w, corner. Hit-
mi 1   ihe  NiH.bank of Mark ciwH.miil
iiboul iwo huiittreil feel nnrili of the tviif.'jmn
l-iiiid In [due, tlioiiro (tiMKl) forty clmltis MiikIi
tlii't'ce (H).no) lot'ly I'liiillm Smith, theiico
ilitmii forty elililiH WomI. ilience (111,0(1) rniiy
elpilns North to tijiunl pnsi.
Inlnd thin l-l lit duv or J lily 1X11)1.
If. 0. .lonnlntt-r.
Jennings   Mini tana.
Golden  B. C,
Confederation  Life   Assoeiation,
Canada   Accident  Assurance Co.
Phoenix  Fire  Assurance   Co.   of  London   Bug,
Phoenix   of   Hartford.
Liverpool, London, Globe, and Atlas Assurance Co's.
Western Assuranoe Co. British Assurance Co.
Pacific Coast Fire Insurance Co.
And  The
Connecting  with  Tho
Season   of   1800,
LeaVo Golden every Tuesday -I it.ni.
Stage loaves Fort Steel Wndnosdajv at J) gi.in.
Fort    Steele   B.C,
•Now under- management of
Is a large'and atti'ttcti'vu Hotel
of quiet elegance in all Its
appointments, with a
eusiuo of superior
Special rates by the month.
VI'l l UTAH 1,1*1 & l-'AJIU l'l"OI)t'('l'
nr iiii kiiiiu iii. tliu
Mil fiRO'S.
Meats Delivered at The Mines ,il
Reasonable .Prices,
A  fnw pull',1
Win |)0|. iiiilr.
nf |iiii'i'. t'okla Diii'liK
l,i.|ivi. ni'ili'iw wllh
It. W.JtlMiie. Steamer Anwiiy,
James High warden.
ToilHDt'ftll        Al'llHt,
Shaving & Hairciltting.
l-;vc!,'{itlllllK   Noill  Al   i'l,.|,„
If  you want  ihe  prime
All machine made on factor.)'
principles.   Come lo
WALLINCffiR   & AiiXfiLD-
li'ort Sleele U,C.
Hot And Cold liallix
Washing & Meading. i
Mrs. Lewi«.


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