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'J'HE PHOSPKCTOH
HAS    Tin:     I.AIfllKST    I'llll'l'-:
I.ATIOX OF ANY NKWS I'AI'KIl '.
IN HAST KOOTKNAY,
Till: MINKS Hi''
EAST KOOTENAY.
Vol.
FORT STEELE, B. C.SATURDAY, AUGUST 22,1896.
No 6.
A   I'iiii'l's uinuue' you lakin note
Am] fuilli ho'l print them.
I IM 1111,1, MAS HIS EYE ON TU
COAL   FIELDS   OF   EAST
KOOTKNAY.
LOCAL MEWS.
Dnniol Mi'Ni'isli's new house Is nearly
chluploteil.
(I. E. Carlin will visit the North Star
mini1 today.
.1. Hule went out on the Annerly, ho
will return In the spring.
There bus boon several now strikes
ropi I'toil during the week.
A. loot roce.ior $20 a siile will take
place on Monday evening.
The Sisters of Providence made a
lili'iiHunt rail lit this office on .Monday,
we are pleased to see them at all times.
Barney Quin. has struck it rich.He has
u six loot lead of galena between walls.
The new strikes on Tracy creek nre
among the most, promising In the district.
It is reported that the coal discovery
on the St„ Mary's, has a strong vein 2(1
feet in width.
William Langlcy fell from his horse
and was severly injured on Monday.
The saw-mill is turning out the best
dressed lumber ever seen in Steele.
W.J.Walters the Insurance agent, has
written two or three life pulleys since
he ranie to town.
Chas Levett has commenced.to build a
large two story building, to he fitted ur.
us an annex to the Steele house.
Tlie boys in town are having lots of
fun. Horse mooing, and foot races arc
tn order almost every evening.
Tho steamer " Annerly " Cap't Sanborn, arrived on Tuesday, and cleared
fur Jennings at 2 p.m. same day.
Tho steamer " Ruth " Cap't Miller,
arrived on Monday, loaded with ore,
and cleared for Jennings on Tuesday.
T.K.McVlttie lias gone up the St.
Mary's river to complete the survey of
the trail now being constructed lo the
summit.
William (Hills came near meeting with
a serious accident, on Tuesday, his team
hacked over the grade into the river,
neither man horse or wagon was damaged.
W..I,Walters special agent for tlie
Mutual Life Insurance nf New York
I'lime in on the steamer ''Annerly." He
will go north to (iolilen and then west
Via. Ihe C.IMi. to the coast.
I 'respecters, Miners and others Interested in the onward progress of the mining Interests of the district,, are requested lo call al this office and give n description of their properly for publication,
li'vine Service nl thct School room
on Sunday evening al 7 I O'clock.
Willi,in Carlin returned from (lolden
nu Monday, aeelnnpanleil by his brother
Ceu. K. Ciii'lin. who will remain und
hike lu the mines around Fort Steele.
Kansas .hick say's llinl a pnl'ly nt tobacco plains is building a slcamhontthul
will luivo a ill'uiight of only .'i Inches,
llie boat will be 70 foot ill length Willi
7 fool Ileum, And so slull'p and swlfl
Hull II will split nil tile iliosi|iiilocs on
the |>lvol',
We loam thai a I'toil strike of gold
ore has lii'i'ii iniiilc lu till) i-lclnlly of
Weaver creek.
Wc learn Ihal M. Phillipps Is building n small steamboat ,lo ply between
Tobacco plains und Fort Steele,
peopled Kalispel,  that should
liis experts, "who are now al. lln
(sink tho shaft to tho upraise in
Uie liiitui'l si) us to  enable  them
coal  Holds," substantiate the re-  lo  hike the gravel lo Ihe creek;
FAST MAIL.
The nihil service lol'orl,Steele
Is it disgrace lo ihe district, it
lakes II days for a Idler from
Fori Steele to reach (lolden nnd
return a distanflo of 1)00 miles,
und .1 days to Victoria. What
we need Is a round trip ouch
week, we cannot irausucl .the
business of (he district without
It, The liine is past when we
can iio with a round trip mall In
iwo weeks. Thomhiiiig Inlorosls
nf this dlstricl demand the bosl
service Unit is possible, for mill
Ing deals are iiiiule, and closed,
and an uncertain or delayed mail
iimy cause the loss ol' thousands
uf dollars In either ptirly, a petition should In' addressed lo our
Inombor staling Ihe facts, and we
have no doubt thai the inombor
will see llinl oui' wants in litis
respect are supplied.
i conl fields in Easl Kootenay district, in whul is known
as the Clow's Nest pass, lies in a
south easternly direction from
Fort Steele, a distance to the
nearest available coal about 111)
miles. The western outcrop of
the field is on the side of the
mountain in the valley of Elk
river, "one of the largest tributaries of the Kootenay river," on
the eastern side the coal seams
have been traced a distance of 40
miles, with surface cross cuts
made at intervals showing seams
and walls. The lowest known
seam is some 1500 feet above tho
drainage level of tho valley, and
is 30 feet in thickness, 100 feet
higher there is another seam 30
feet thick, then comes a seam 15
feet thick, then a small 3 foot
one. then a 7 foot one, then
another 30 foot seam, and above
those are 5 more workable seams
from 4 to 10 feet in thickness.
Eleven seams in all making a
total of 1-18 feet in thickness of
coal exposed. These seams dip
with tho mountain easterly at
an angle of 30 to 35 degrees, the
upper seams having the least
dip
There are three large creek's
cutting this coal field, and the
seams are exposed on the banks
of those creeks, and openings can
be, made to mine the coal without
much preliminary expense. The
cuts made by the creek being
more valuablo than so many
tunnels to prospect tho coal, be
cause there is room to operate
the mines on both sides of the
creek, and the mines are proved
to be permanent without any
cost, in fact nature did tho prospecting.
In addition to the coal on Elk
river, further oast on Martins
creek, and other tributaries of
Mitchell creek, "whicli is a fork
of Elk river," there is another
large body of coal, "above tho
Elk river field" but of smaller
aroa. a great amount of this field
having been carried away by
natural causes through tho
different ages since tlie coal was
formed. The aggregate of the
depth of the seams of coal in the
upper basin is some what more
than oil Elk river, so thai if a
ihaft be sunk through the whole
field, there would he 3011 foot of
coal in workable seams.
It would be hard to lind another
Held of coal with as much coal to
the acre, and so easy and cheap
to work.
Tlie eastern outcrop is near the
summit of the Rocky mountains,
the average distance from Western ci'op being 10 miles, showing
t conl held 40 miles north and
south, by Id miles east and west,
md an area exceeding 250,000
acres, The coal in these Holds
lill'er, owing no doubt to the
UlTercnl ages of the conl. there
being three different qualities,
ihe lower senilis are Anlhracilic
in their nature, while the upper
seams are (he Bituminous coals,
in heiween are a nilmborof seams
of coal different from anything
heretofore known, il. is some
whul similar to eininol conl. bul
superior to any Cannel coal
known.
Tlie coals have heen assayed
.md tested by Profossor Hoffman
Government Assayer nt Ottawa,
for the Geological department,
and the results shown in the dt •
pnrtiuent repor. s pr< iVe that these
coals would lose nothing by comparing them with the best coals of
the same variety in Pousylviiiii',
Owing to their position these
coals can be mined nt a small
cost, anil can he placed on cars
ready for shipment at #1,2;) per
ton, and with ordinary freight
rules cun be placed Oil nil the
western   markets,   lo  compolo
wilh any and all of tlu al now
used, It would be well for the
govei'ilnienl. to hasten matters in
regard to tlie building of the
Crow's Nest Railway, for experts
from the other side ure Invostl-
gating these Holds of coal, which
lire wanted by all Ihe smelters,
nnd works of all kinds mi lln
oilier side of the Hue, and we call
Ihe attention of those iuloreslod
to Ihe iillerancesol' the I'l'i'siiletif
of the Ureal Northern I,'. II.
",), ,1. Mill I'residenl of the
Groat Northern II. R. on his recent trip lo  the "(iiihI   told   Hie
ports already in his possesion
concerning the coal fields at tho
(.'row's Nest pass, thai thoy
would have an inland city second
to none on the line of the Great]
Northern Railway."
r washing, there is no doubt
that a large amount of gold will
be taken out of tills proporty this
season.
LOCAL MINING NEWS
PLACER MINING  ON WILD
HORSE CREEK
East Kootenay. B. C.
August 20th 1896
Editor of Prospector
Dear Sir:-—
I may interest your many
readers and subscribers by a few
comments on the Placer workings
on Wild Horse creek. First you
notice a great improvement on
the Inviota Hydraulic property
and plant, there are three Monitors at work, all well plaoed. and
apparently doing good work,
with some thirty men running
two shifts " night and day."
Upon this property there has
been a great improvement during
this mining season, having laid
an entire new line of heavy steel
piping from New Victoria ditch
into the claim, which gives a
pressure of about 500 feet, which
is ample force for cutting the
blue gravel, and will undoubtedly
give good results in the future,
as this property has been worked
in a slip-shod manner heretofore.
A line of pipe has also been laid
this season from the china ditch
into the works with a pressure
of 250 feet doing good execution
on tho gravel. These improvements have all been made this
year at a great expense and
much time, so far as actual mining is concerned for this season.
Although the improvements will
last and do good service for many
years to come. "From all
appearances," from what I know
this company have enough ground
to last them 1011 years or more.
Had the Invicta oompany a
derrick run by water power to
place the largo rocks back and
keep them out of the dump, the
property could bo worked to a
bettor advantage. There is every
reason to expect that this property will pay a handsome dividend to shareholders after this
season for many years to come.
Tho Nip & Tuck Co. on the
other side of the creek are wash'
ing oil a great quantity of dirt,
mid should have a good clean up,
although they have had a great
deal of preparation to make
"which cost lots of time" laying
new pipe and new Humes etc, in
fact this company had lo reconstruct the whole workings of tlie
mine at a groat expen lituro of
time and labor which takes money
lo accomplish.
The Chinese company are doing
good Work on the hill ski" near
the Nip it Tuck, they having to
make extensive preparations before starling their pipe, but arc
now in good working order,
Several Chinese companies an
at work- in the lied of Wild Horse
creek, some of them having wing
dams, one company of Chinese
having llumed tlie creek now thi
mouth of Brewery creek at a
cost of $1 iiiU, and are likely 11 do
well lis litis ground has not been
worked before, as it was too narrow to wing iliini, so Hint Ibis
company are almost sure lo do
well Ibis season,
A company will be formed lo
work the Norbury, Wallinger
and McVittie ground which lies
north of the Nip & Tuck property, and opposite to the Invicta
ground, this is considered good
property as gold can be found in
the gravel almost any where.
Application for the leasing of
the adjoining ground has been
made by other parties, so that
next season, in all probability at
least 8 or til different companies
will be in active operations on
Wild Horse creek.
Observer.
ANOTHER  RICH  STRIKE.
A rich strike of galena has
been made on tho divide between
(i mile and Tracy creek. Barney
Quinn of Spokane is the lucky
Under. The. ledge is about six
feet in width with three' feet of
solid ore, and has been traced for
a distance of 4,500 feet, four locations have been made on the
load, which are called Ihe Lady
Ann grout), the other claims are
the Hunter. Pansy and Heliotrope
This makes the 2nd strike that
has been made in this vicinity
during the last two weeks.
The owners of Ihe Lost Art
and X Ray claims which adjoins
the Sullivan group on the north
have been limiting overtures to
the owner of the Gift chums
without coming to tiny understanding, as the owner of the
owner of tlie Gift holds the property loo high considering the
amount of work done on the property.
' The owners of the Big Chief
Eureka, Geneva and Lillie Chief
havo made an offer to parties in
West Kootenay to work the property, giving a one third interest
in the above claims in consider
ation of the said party doing
S5,UU0 worth of development
work on the proporty.
The Sullivan Hill property is
rapidly coming to Ihe front, there
are now 2S locations made in llinl
vicinity, prospectors are scouring
ihe hill searching for traces ol
galena.
The Perry Creek Placer Co,
will soon commence work on
their property, we understand
that the company will have a
local man act us director.
Where the transportation facilities adequate to tho output of ore
we know of at least, tour transfers
of mining property thut would be
made this season, and I'm men
would lind employment during
lilt.' winter, as it is these properties will lie ovor until next
season.
MH'I'AI,   QUOTATION'S.
New York Aug. III.- Bill' silver, ll.'lc.
Copper Steady, broker's prleo,M0.80!
exchunge price, MO.80,
Loiid-Steudj'! broker's price, fci.70,
exchange price, Pl."„",.
COAL ON THE ST.  MARY'S
J. J. Qninlivan und Win, Hlltipt
brought in about Hill lbs of conl
from the St, Mary's river, Mr,
Quliiltvnn reported that the vein
Is If) lo "0 foot in width, Ihls is nn
Important discovery lo this (lis-
trlot, as ii will mi ull probability
furnish frail Sloolo with coal,
.Mr, Qillnlivn.il says llinl' ihe eoill
is nil right ior blacksmith pui''
puses, also llinl it is go nl coking
conl.
"7
DURICK.
FORT   STEELE   li.C.
DRY   GOODS,
CLOTHING,
BOOTS & SHOES,
MINING SUPPLIES A- HARDWARE,
Agents   For   The   California
Giant   P o w d e r   C o in p a n y.
THOMAS   MoVITTIE.
P.L..S. ■& C.E,
Fort Steele B.C.
;;. /,. cVMMixs.
i1. i..s. d- c, /•;,
Port Steele B.C.
ELDORADO
ASSAY OFFICE
X. .1. MAIiri.X.   KM.   11. iS'c.
IMMMDIATIS ATTENTION GIVEN TO
GOLD' SILVKR.C'OPPER & I,KM)
A S S A Y S.
01'1'OSI'I'K AMMtlCAX ti'J'OHK.
Furl iS'ta'/c, /.'.('.
NOTICE Til I'llOSl'I'.i Till! S
AND OWNERS   nl'   CLAIMS
The International Placer Co.
This company was formed Inst
summer for the purpose of work'
ing whul wns supposed In lie nn
oldchnnnel id Will Morse ci If.
at Hint time a Shaft wus sunk lo
a depth of 10 feel, where a largo
nmouutolwatoi'was encountered,
compelling the company lo slop.
At this point us high as 70 cents
to the |i;ni was taken out of Uie
gravel, Ihe company then sliii'ted
ii litintiol tostrlllo the old channel
at ailcplh of To feel, the tunnel
is now in illinfeel passing through
the   I'illl   rock.   Ihe  old   clilillliel
was reached hist week, And nt n
I'ltise of lo feel   the  gt'iivel  wus
found.   A largo nuioiiiil ol' will01'
is  llowiug  through Ibe  luiinel|iinil ulMiiliipllcal
showing thul the company  werej     Thoso «|i<mhniiiia
light ill tho supposition thai ItUllnlng Hoi'mui at VI
wns  un  old cliunnel,    As thoUmsiij'ijiIi mid tl il"'
watef lowers the eoiupnny  will mtiiieiuiii
STEELE  HOUSE.
THE  PIONEER   HOTEL   OP
PORT   STEELE.
Strictly Kirst I'lnss.
Pit I! !•: S A M I' I. E II OO M  FO R
(I O M M E R C 1 A I, M E N .
Charles Levett, Proprietor.
THE MISSION STORE,
GENERAL    MERCHANDISE-
Pile
Hig
lesl
Cash Price
Paid foi
T.   LOVE,
St,
Eugene Mission
The   MOUNTAIN
Port   Steele   li . (' .
William Forsyth Proprietor.
This is one of the bosl appointed Hotels in the Port Steele
District.
Every room is comfortably
furnished.
.When you visit Purl Steele yon
will miss il ifyoiitlonl slop ul ihe
MOUNTAIN
OUSE.
FORT STEELE,
ASSAY   OFFICffi,
Port Sleele B.C.
(lold,   Silver,   Copper,    Lead,
Etc, nl prices lo suit, the limes,
A trial respectfully solicited."
All  work will   receive   prompt
attention.   „
NOTICE.
I'lie .Mlu
He
It I'l,I'l Sin In, la
iii ri'i'i'ipl oi ii cli'i'iilnr Iiiiiii llio Mini*
li ml' Milieu, roqucilllig him to rolled
KpeclniOIIH I it eri' I I'i no lln' VIU'lUIIH llllll-iH
llinl pi'0«| li-in  111* Division.  Mini' .V
rInlin owiu'i-' ure rei|iiii-ii'il to hii'nbli 111
ilu|illi'iiie Miinpli'i. of ore from Hi.' lodge | pi
llllnplOH Of ellell WU
Ilk  lire   will   tn If
Notice Is hereby given llinl the
part norship between.I. VV.R.l'dwell .v. N.S.A.Wnllingor carrying
on ihe business of Assnyers nnd
Mining agents, is dissolved;
.1. VV, If. Cowell retiring. The
business will  be curried  on  by
N.S, A.Wnllingor, who will pay
nil debts and collect   accounts
due the firm,   The dissolutionI    1
dales from Juno Ul I WW,
.I.W.R. Cowell.      ]	
N.S.A.Wnllingei'
Witness, I''. Bradford.
PORT STEELE MEAT CO.
WHOLESALE &  RETAIL DEALER*
IN FRESH MEATS OP ALL KIM'S
IIWWj/ il./iV.i'.; In ,„,'„,'„.,
.Vni'i/i si,,,■„',„, 11,'./ //■,
li
HOUSE ,!• lATTI.K lJ.UAI.BHli
Address nil communications t
liollSoX & Sl'i KSMITll.
J.J.QUINLIVAN.
GENERAL   BLACKSMITH,
AND
WIIEEIAVRHillT.
sill
A S
IMI'liiiVK 'I'lIK  lilVEII,
In
< tin
I'lie time If fn«i drawing nigh, wlion
0 nlutt'iletlnnii In tin' Hiereun lie Im-
lU'iivi'il III tin- ll'll.-l eXpellM', "We «'01ll(l
cull Ilii' lllti'llllon  nl   ll,"  Inellilier for
tlii-ili-lrlct" l<> ilu- foul, where it nut
uu'lli olislrncl 10111., there would liavi'
I n ii noii'li larger qnnntlty nl on
Iii'iI'tel (Ilii, semen,
IIEMI'SEV   ,v   CRASSiCK,
(dilppwl fi'iuiiili
CONTRACTORS
AND
BUILDERS,
Piil'l    Steele    It.C,
———   — ■"■ •«*
i HEAD TIIK I'lidSI'WToll,
53 r
THE FARM AND ORCHARD
I1KTTKI1   FOI!   THE   UBGIN.VBH
HAIS13 A DAIRY  It Bit D.
mad and Impulsively prosecute your
nelghboi", i'iit keep your Lemper and a bl-
trate.
There lluy lie li Wish at This Thin
Thut Belter Cure Hud lleeii
Taken   of   Machinery.
There are every year men starting In
aa farmers who have no cows or cny
kind, says an Iowa writer in the Western
Rural. This class will, as a rule, Hud it
lo their interest not to slock up the lirst
year with the full number ot cows they
expect to keep. This Is because it will
be found almost impossible to buy the
best cows out of any herd. It Is bettor
to raise a herd of dairy cows—better for
several reasons. First, by using miles
of Improved dairy breeds a better v-Iass
of cows can be raised than can, as a rule,
be purchased; second, they will be more
gentle if properly trained from calfunod
to maturity; third, they are more contented, and contentment counts.
At the bottom of all successful dairying, whether conducted entirely on the
farm or partly as associated dairying, is
dairy education, dairy habits, and sometimes it may be called dairy instinct.
Instinct Is said to be the sum of Inherited
habits, This Is doubtless the best definition that can be given of It. Hence the
best dairy communities are those where
dairying has been carried on for generations.
Kindness, patience, painstaking, Keen
observation and steadfastness of purpose
are all Important factors in producing
good results, If dairying is not thought
to be worth your best efforts let it alone
by all means. Let it alone if It Is u'k>
some to you. Devotion and application
to an enterprise begets a love for it, or
it should, and If tt does not, there Is
something wrong.
There Is a moral side to dairying. Regular habits are acquired. Men who beep
cows must be at home at milking time-
home is a good place. Very few rjood
dairy men are whisky drinkers. Dairy
communities, as a rule, furnish but little
business for lawyers. Dairying is educating and elevating if Intelligently followed; this is especially true of home
dairying.
IT     WAS     A     l'HKTTY     UOJIANCK
Chief Justice I'emheiMoti of Mont.itmi
Married h( Lou A use leu.
Thousands of friends in Hum-. Mont.,
and other parts ot the state will be surprised to teurn mat Chief Justice W. Y.
mlic
HI
tlu
erne
IKHIUATIO*     IN      SOUTH
DAKOTA
en led   In
Yield   Sinn.'(I.hit   UllprcoeiL
Hie Jim  Hirer Valley.
The beneilts of Irrigation In South Dakota are fully exemplified on the grant
Hunter-Salzer farm, where are Huo acres
under ditch, In charge of Professors Terry, Snoxell und Houehln, saya the Minneapolis Journal,
Last year quite a block of the 'and
was Irrigated, some by ditch and some
hy Hooding, but this year no water was
applied, natural rainfall supplying nil
the moisture for this year tor the crops
here considered, Hut us compared with
crops that slam! on land never Irrigated
Ihey are lu tho ratio of at least 100 o GO
In favor of Irrlgation-posslbly oven fc< t-
ler. The wheat, oats and corn standing
on ground wetted thoroughly last year,
but not Irrigated this season, are magnificent.
The one groat lesson to lie learned
from those living witnesses Is that good
irrigation Is not transient lu Us oftoots,
One good drink glvon to Jim valley luid
can hu depended on io show marked effects for at least three years thereafter,
This fact vastly enlarges the scope of en
artesian well's usefulness, because, onco
n farmer gets his fields well soaked his
neighbors can enjoy the full How each
In his turn, and after the limit has flu illy
been reached to which (he water can be,
safely conducted, It is evident that vary
moderate quiiiilUh'H will siilllce lo koep
the watered area moistened, ovon In the
teeth of a Kansas simoon, Under iver-
ngo Dakota conditions, the ground here
under consideration will next year, ;nd
tho year afler, produce from 20 to t)0 per
conl belter crops without further Irrigation than similar lands in Uie vioinlty
never irrigated.
was married at Us Angeles, Cal., to Miss
Eva A. Giles, a resident of Helena.
The San Francisco Chronicle has the
following account of It:
"Chte! Justice William Y. Pemberton
and Miss Eva A. Giles, both of tlelcni,
Mont.. w>re married this morning in the
lloiknuenek hotel parlor*. The ceremony wus performed by Judge McKlnley
in the presence ot a few friends front the
Arcadia. The marriage, though down
on the cauls, was rather a romantic affair, In tint it took place several months
before it was expected, The Judge had
been stopping at Santa Monica, Inten I-
Ing to spend his vacation of two or three
months there. The bride, who is .i beautiful blonde, with masses of Titian hair
crowning her shapely head, ins been en-
#P^£ij^9DiX.*^^
LtF$  si Gyay Gables.
SHEEP    SHANK   HANK
<;X'i:;>;:>;.jj,a.;,,;.»;>.*:«;.i
joying life at San Francis
ii.
'Miss Giles came down w
Miss   Hoover,   to   spend   u
O    or    three
weeks at Santa  Monica,   a
id arrived In
this  city  Sunday.     Justii
e   Pemberton
hastened to meel bis futurt
spotwe   and,
considering that   lelays w-i
re dangeious
in.i senseless, with  sun pi
rsuaslou P< • ■
suaded he," and the weddi
g   came   oil
within 2i hours   after   the
young ladj s
arrival from  tlie north.    '
he  ceremony
wns followed by a swell bn
aktast at the
Hoffman eafe, at which 15
courses were
enjoyed by a favored few
ridden to the
feast,
"Judge McKlnley toasted
the bride In
a graceful speech, md the
teartiest i on-
gratulations and best wish
s were heap-
ed upon the happy couple.
justice Pern-
berton's gift to his bride i
insisted  of  a
magnificent diamond  braes
let   and    soil-
taire marquis ring. Justice ana airs
Pemberton will spend two cr I tree weeks
at the Arcadia, after whli b tnt :■ wl n ■
turn to Montana."
While  the  accounts   h i\ ■■''■   '■">''
wedding was unexpected I - more Ike-
ly that tt was carried i     ' Hng  to
long arranged plans says I - Vnaconda
Standard. The judge eft :; ena m 3 me
20 for Los Angeles ■':'. his si mmer vacation, and Miss Giles left for California
about four days later and the intimate
friends of the couple then suspei ted
cause.
A letter received from Judge Pemberton, dated a few day? before his marriage, gave no hint o! it unless it was
hidden In the remark: "I never felt so
well in my life; I can beat Rip Van Winkle on the sleep, and I eat like a hired
man."
Miss Giles Cor two years has been a
teacher In the public schools of Helena.
She Is a woman about 35 years of age
and very Intelligent. Those who have
had the honor of her acquaintance speak
of her in flattering terms of praise. She
did not apply Cor a reappointment this
year, a fact which led some nf her friends
to suspect that whioh has happened.
Miss Hoover, her friend, mentioned In
the account of the wedding, is also a
teacher In the Helena schools.
There Is probably not another man n
tho slate so well and favorably known as
Judge Pemberton. He Is 53 years of age
and has been a resident of Untie continuously since IS-Sfl up lo the time of his
election to the ofllee of chief justice. He
first came in Montana in 1805. when ne
located In Helena and remained until
18IJS, bul returned in that year to Missouri. During his residence in Butte he
had frequently been honored by election
to public office, 'first as district attorney,
Iheit as dlstricl Judge and finally as chief
justice, lie has friends in every township In llio great state who will congratulate him <m his marriage and tender to
him and his bride slncerest well wishes.
While the loading politic
country are worrying themselves Into a
fever pitch of excitement over the probable outcome of tho presidential campaign there Is one man, and tie Is ihe
president of the United States, rfho
doesn't show the least sign of worry pr
excitement. For all that It is whispered
about In tiiis tiny lown thai he Is worried,
but these whispers are not based uuon
definite knowledge. Mr. Cleveland lies
no confidants here. The natives, II thoy
tried hard enough, might discover t' o
trend of the presidential mind, but uey
have only a passive Interest in the t'le.<--
land family, Some of the local political
sharps who lounge about the llttlo eosl
Office porch have been heard to won lei
"whether Cleveland will vote tor Bryan
and swallow free silver" or "whether
he'll drop In a ballot tor McKlnley" or
"whether lie won't vote at all." At" ir
voicing these wonders the political knowledge of the town Is at a standstill.
The sleepy gosstpers are nroused ovary
few days by the news thai some politician got oft* the train at the station and
Inquired about the quickest route to
Gray Gables. Then the townsfolk smile,
for they know what that means, The
station men have been given a quiet t'u
from Gray Gables to uhvayse advise Intending callers at the president's house to
telephone and make an appointment Then
when the traveler telephones iho voice at
the Gray Gables end of the wire say-si
-The president is very sorry, hut Hbor
business makes it impossible t,* see you."
This message has been sent so often over
the telephone that a phonograph could do
the work quite effectively. On the rare
occasions when some one reaches the station whom the president wants to see the
railroad people are always notified of the
fact   in   advance.    When   no  notification
,»;>;>C*i>;>i'";i.i.
f  th
hi
im-
Un
Is It
Mr.
id. Hi
1II3Y   MA It It V   AT   AN   I'UHI.Y   ACHE
Royalty Does Nol Willi   for Hit'
nl'   JiMlKinetil.
i of   llio royal    families
at an early age, says Uie
IIAHVI3STING MACIIINI1H Y It 131» A IRS
I ill rite  Part  nf  Hie   lininal   I'UpeiiNe*
Gould   Ile  Saved.
For the past week or ten days every
blacksmith In town bus been busy repairing and patching up the harvesting
machinery which Is now being used in
buying or will soon be put into the grain
fields. The amount of work—and expense—whioh this annual overhauling
means Is no small Item in the Pa louse
country, and yet the greater part of It
Is uncalled for, says the Patouse Republican. Proper ear*' of machinery would
prevent the warping, breaking and do^ay
of most of the farm implements, and thus
save thousands of dollars to the farmers
AIIIHTH VTIUV   AMI    llll
rumens
Itmsi
Til ere I* Neither I'rulli Xor
In MHltftlloii.
Arbitration Is almost Invariably prefer*
able to litigation. It is not only the
easiest, quickest and cheapest way to
settle disagreements, but saves much
vexation and subsequent dissension, says
the Victoria Province. Were Individuals,
corporations and nations to arrange .hear
disputes by arbitration Instead of resorting to litigation and warfare, the people
would Iw saved millions of treasure, and
the world spared much shedding of blood.
A peaceful settlement of difficulties is
usually followed by prosperity, while
going to law or war usually results In
loss and suffering to both contestants.
Indued, litigation nnd warfare are Hue
relics ot the dark ages, and so long ns
tbov continue In vogue we may look In
vain fur harbingers of Ihe promised mil-
Icnlum, Law fights mny do for hulls,
beam and bruisers lu the corrupt "man-
made town," hut thny generally can and
ought to he avoided among (he poaceftll
and Industrious, "God-mndn country."
I'':niri"i i who wish tn retain their homes
and Ihelr peace of mind should Kettle
their disputes by amlcabln arbitration,
Truly, thorn Is nolthnr glory nor honor,
profit nor pleasure In litigation, and the
laM pflOple who profess to llvo "on tho
square," and ncnnllng lo the Divine order of Iblngn, have lo do llinrawlth the
hotter It will bo for their present end
future prosperity. (Oven In tha muni air
griivatlng cases of trespass and the like
no good citi/i'ii ■ iioniii resort to tho law
unlit al amlmiblo attempts nt noltloment
im vi- failed.   Indeed, nnd finally, what
The iiienibc
usually marr;
Philadelphia Press.
Tbe emperor of Austria uuiirled when
be was 21 a bride of Hi years and four
months; one of his two daughters married at the age of Hi years and nine
months, and his son's bride was only 17.
The king of Belgium was a yulli of 18
when he married ;i girl of IT, and his
two daughters were married while mere
school girls In age (17 years).
King Christian of Denmark prudently
waited until ho was 24, and then took
for a wife a princess of six months older than himself, tils two sons followed
their father's example and did not mate
unlil the age of 28 and 27 respectively;
his daughter, the princess Thyra, was 25
when she married the duke of Cumberland, but the Princess of Alexandria was
married to the prince of Wales at the
age of is.
The German emperor
vas 22, and his
bride only three months
younger,   When
the king of Greece marr
ed be was only
22, and his Russian  wlf.
had only just
imsw'.l Iii'i- loili birthday.
The king of Italy illd not marry until
in- wan 21, whicli I* mature lor the Bunny Soutli. nnd hi* wife not (|iilt
Th.. kins
nf l'orl'l
21.   Tin
till w.i.i 22'a nml Ilia
kins of Houmanlii,
ib Biri rising in. Tin'
Si ami Ills wlf,. 22
li'li'il. Th.' klnK nf
was 2S nail Ills wife
*  tll.il
under 2
...n Viol
ul ihe in
It'll!
mom lis
e look nl
of I'MIiiIji
Hi.- link"
Prince 1,1
ol Fife ii
Prlncem
and I'i'in.
Helena 22,
til H.'iitri.
; tin' prill
. I monllu; t it>-
monlii*
UBtlt   V.'l
over 21'.  In
i 22. Prince All
■•rlncan U>u!
rly
mi Mil' i.im: Till; m:\v   svst
"lilnmon
I .I'll Kit, K
stock Grower-* mid
III    Hlllll-lMlll     1.1111,1-..
IM-..i Ni'W.-, Itowi! Burger waa down
from hli, WitHlitticna riin.-ii Saturday and
waa kept nu»y while nore Blinking liiimin
with lii» friendii. 11" rc|iort« ainck in
good condition, but »nys ihn now eyHteni
adopted by the Northern Paoldo company
in leasing their Iiiii'Ih it. working a groat
hnrdHhiii on muni! grower*, jih the I'oni-
pany refuse lo leaao lego limn elghtcon
si-i-tion at M'I P'-r seotion per yi-itr. There
In a better feeling springing up among
tho small niiulii'is, lind Just whnl the
oiii.iomc will In: cannot at tho present
time Im figured mil. Ilelwlxt tho grass-
hoppers end tb" warm weather, the hi-i-
ib'i's In lb" vicinity of Wasbliienn have
I n  busy giH'sslng nn  to tbe outcome,
but, Mr. IturgiT Iblnks crops will on a
good average. The fmuieni nre too iniHy
to talk polltlM.	
Wli. II. SIIIIIIT-l''I.OIII'..M'l''. Illllll;!,'.
X Well Known H|,(,t(„,ie I nnpli' Hurried nl Oitdcn, llinl,.
Tuesday sl r, o'clock occurred ihn marriage nf William II. Hbort tn Mian l.'lnr-
encc I,, llodgrs nl Ibe homo of Ibe lirliln'a
pnrclilfl at. Ogdcn. Utah. Mr. Hliort In a
well known business man of Hpokiiui', being president nf Ibe Waslilliglnn Mill
Company, mid Is a person of alerllng
worth and business Integtliy. Miss
Hodges has been for Hired years a leach-
er In Ibe Irving selion! and an active
worker In the I'lrsl Mi.tbodlst rlplscopnl
li.I l-lsili.'i l.n ill.- utter i mall.   Tlth
, nlways walling for him at the poalof
lee In a blown leather mall bag, beuriul
the initials ll. I'. In silver. Tin lug li
toss.-.l into the cnrrlagi   and the riituri
mu in
ate.I m  lb., t
bay. and il,
end, three mil
one 1"'
to Mon
and ilii
i.i
ir..in
ibe
nt li.
ch.
.'lull
nwa
Btopplt
K
II
doin   .1
IB
III
possllil
d.'.l'l 1
'."
isoecloau to Gray Llablos
■■ is a tiny paoodu like BtnUou buill
th.- president's home, and the four
trams un through the formality cf
tare, although passenger* :•<!
. The.v Knew that it Is itn-
■ net near the house, 'The
Is vigorously enforced bj two
Bpcrel service agents, one of whom 'b on
guard In tbe dnj and tho other nl hlgflt
This line la drawn nerose a narrow atrip
of land, with s marsh on ono a'de and
water ,>n the other. .Inst outside or he
line are tho stables, and further off Is ibe
lodge, where the Wrights and the house
Bemuds  sleef.
Visitors  have a   plenty  of preliminary
warnings not to approach too near ihe
house.    Near  llle  llrst  bend  of  the  r-ud
leading to the house is a sign whler,
rea.is: "Fishing, building fires, or cuttliif
wood positively prohibited on ihest
grounds." Further on, and Just where the
"dead line" is drawn, are two llttlo tow
ers, one on, cither side of tbe road, j'
sign, which reads "private grounds," is
located here, and at this precise spot can
he found one of the two secret service
agents every hour In the 2-1.
In tho latter part of August Mr. Cleve-
II    \H        I    \\   I'.D      UN        Ml   TTO\ 111:1:
TOM.I M   \V \S  rOA'I'I'lll.
II Wun In (he I'hitt-lliiniuieh War
IS7S—(ul ii in ii     nl'     I'n v tilt'>
1 mler I'nl, Sunt iter,
llUienl    QlllolltlS
r  Sladeti
er girl h
rvh'i
cewrt.qpti
Mfei^Rhl.fiNO
THIS PLAN SHOWS THE LOCA TION OF THE DRAT) LTNE.
hureh of thia city,   line genial dlapoHl-
ever may lift llin provouAtlon, dn hot gel ' tlou has wun many frlondH for hor,
la on hand they know that the newcomer
must be given the "marble heart," otherwise the telephone.
I nlimiteil   SvuIhrIoii.
Mr. Cleveland purchased Gray Gables
and the lund around u tor tne 'particular
purpose of shutting himself off from the
rest of the world for three months In the
year, and he succeeds. It Is web tinier-
stood thnt no one Is to call upon blm or
Mrs. Cleveland unlesB previously Invited. Within five or six miles of the
house are the country homes of numerous friends of the family, the Appletons
and Jeffersons of New York, the Parkinsons, Hurdlngs and Wllllainses of Boston, but none of these break the long established rule, with the exception of Joe
Jefferson, who Is always welcomed, :.nd
be comes to see Mrs. Cleveland and the
three little girls whenever he drives thnt
way.
Mr. Cleveland's life here would bo monotonously wearisome to most men. For
a week at ti time he does not see any ono
except his family nnd his house servants.
Of the latter there are quite a number.
There are two nurses and a governess
for the children, Thero Is the colored
steward, William Sinclair, who purchases
all the supplies for the house and manages things generally. There is the coachman and a butler, the latter a young colored man. Then there Is a colored .m »k.
a laundress, an upstairs girl and Mrs,
Cleveland's maid. Two farmhands are
also employed and last but not least,
there Is "Bud" Wright nnd his wife, who
take enre of the place all tho year round.
A XottlMe IVi'rmiuiu'f.
Bud Is certainly the most Important
person about the place, It Is ho who goes
fishing with the president every day; be
digs the bait, sails the catbont ttutll,
manages tho engines In tho launch Father, or row the president about In Ihe
Two Sisters. Ho knows every smiaro
foot of the broad water running out from
the bay for 20 miles In any direction, and
the exact spot to anchor for the particular
kind of llsh tho presldont mny bo titter.
He Is a curious man, with a high idea of
ihe equal rights of good American ..itl-
aens, He talks with a twang that would
put a banjo to shame, and he nlways
carries with him a stock of funny Tories, most of them nuns grown with age
and about as mirthful as the Puritans
who originated them, These ho doles out
to Mr. Cleveland with charming freedom,
The president pnict.cn.lly lives out cf
doors. He Is up In tho morning ut tl
o'olook, and oftentimes, breakfasts before
ihe rest of the family are out of bed. He
shaves himself every morning, and bis
hand Is as steady as a rock. Generally
lie Is ready to start on f> Ashing trip at
7:M o'clock, If the weather Is favorable
he salts In the Ruth, ns he prefers the
excitement of Hie ciitbnat In the steady
work of ibe launch. Susie, the cook, las
n modest lunch packed up, Bud hns a
tin can full of bull, and the polos nnd
Hues arranged, and tho start Is nude
from the limiting dock, m yards awiy
from the lioimo, wllhuut delay.
flii-nii-YiHi-l'Ii'lllMt (IiHIh'h.
On tlii'iic trips ihe pruHldcnt looks ,ny-
llilng bui a dude, Hu wears a soft hit
which sun and salt wnlnr have colored
Hhe a Hiihdiiiid rainbow, spots and hloloh-
i'it pnnhimlmilliig. lie weara ii" outing
shirt, a pair uf buggy surge trniisai'ii mid
ji sorgo sack coat, xpolleil nnd stained
like llio hat, When the sport Is uxnop-
tlomilly good lie duoH not eel urn illllll 4
or Ti nVlni'ii In tho afternoon. Generally
tin sails bark for dinner nt t o'clock, at.d
in rnnd llio morning's mall nnd the jijnv
mutilHillniiH from Washington. Then l<0
aliirlH out again In llio afturnoon for
throe hours of npnrl.
Thero Is nnolher mall late In Die allor-
noon, nnd Ihls ho rends mi his return hf>-1
fine slipper.
Ouu day nl Gray (lulihis Is miicli llku;
-.•Hint  wnnmwi ix baiu.y days
land will leave Gray Gables to pay a visit
lo Senator Vilas of Wisconsin, who has
promised to give the president the llnest
trout fishing be has ever had,
Promt II tl (it'll HumIiiiikI n ml Wife Will)
tlte  I luioMt   Soleiiuilly.
While in town the other day Hon. Allen Weir ot Olytnpla drilled Into a reminiscent mood, and told Ihe following,
says S. L. Crawford in tho Seattle I'ost-
jntclltgehcer;
A lank, raw-boned Georgian named
Shaw, who lived al Dunganess, In Clallam county, in early days, was justice
of the peace, lu the course of his duties us "squire" many ludicrous incidents
happened. He wns a very illiterate man
and talked habitually lu southern negro
dialect. Upon one occasion Shaw was
called upon to nlllciatc In performing a
marriage ceremony, uniting bis partner,
named Thornton, In wedlock with a fair
widow. The affair was public and excited much interest, It occurred on a Suu-
dny afternoon, when everybody for miles
around bad come to town. Shaw had
greased his boots in honor of Ibe occasion, and wore bis brand-new buckskin
"galluses" conspicuously. Before commencing the ceremony he Impressively
removed nu enormous quid of tobacco
as a useless obstruction to free articulation, hitched up his pnnls and sailed In,
Transllxing Ihe culprits wllh his eagle
eye he sternly ordered them lo stand up
—which they proceeded lo do In fear and
trembling. The largo audience was on
tlploe of expectation, and llio bronthloss
silence was broken by Shaw's pompous Inquiry of the groom as to whether
or not he Intended in take "this hyor
women) as bis lawful wedded wile," etc.
Thornton, who was a little slow mid had
lbe appearance of hashfuliicss, shifted
uneasily from olio fool lo the other, ami
dually said thai he "guessed lhat was
the calculation," Upon receiving satlsf.u-
tory answers to similar questions from
the bride, Shaw strelched himself to his
full 0 reel 2 Inches nf helghl, and. after
surveying the crowd Impressively, proceeded io declare in awful solemnity;
"Now, Ihorofoi'O, what me mid God liov
.lined together, let no man pui asunder."
As nobody offered (o pui ihem asunder
lifter that they al onco began to "live
happily ever afler,"
HAD     lOWI'l'iai)     TIIIHTV     YI3AIIS
A   Mm'I'lime nl AllliuiiT, Olilo, Thai
Wiim of iiniiiiiiMlc Interest.
A brain Marls, bachelor, aged 60 years,
and Miss Sarah B. Williams, spinster,
aged 17 years, residents of the Quaker
village of Damascus, Ohio, ft Is Just
learned, wern married several days ago,
Very prosaic was the ceremony, and ns
Hlmplc and quiet as It was possible to
miilcu ll; yet It was the culmination of a
courlshlp of IM years.
For an even longer time, the couple had
attended the old brick Qtjnkcr meeting
house, and bad mot in thu church Sunday
after Sunday. A smile and a word at the
door was about all Urn cniirlshlp this remarkable couple hud donn, Why they
did nol main while Ihn bloom of youth
was theirs, was often asked among the
quiet folks nf i lie community, hut tho reason Is known only lo Ihumsolvns, Both
Mr. and Mrs, Marls arc known to hu
aiming ibe wmltblest momhum of the society of I'YIemls In Ohio. Thoy am away
now on their hnncy moon trip to Niagara
Falls and tho summer resorts iilnng the
Hen shore,
dmI'lly In New Vorli.
It Is not generally Itnuwii, except by
iiot'talli persons whose oilier ll Is lo I on hi
uf such mallei'!!, thai Ihn iinmenso sum or
J!i,:,tHi,iHHi Is annually expended In eluir ty
III the oily nf New York. Thai, at least,
Is the approximate niimunl, i<s!linnt«d us
closely as clrctimsloncits minin of uu Mm
part nf experts. There are about 0,000 fain
Hliti who are listed "givers" In char ly.
Si, Louis hankers soy Hint counter
trtuisiiclloiis nre liberal considering tho
uusetled cund'iloii of nffnlrv throughout
the country,
ul'   Un
til.i
tuys the Portland Telegram,
the conversation drifted off
tu and ihe i,.]| road run by o
■a.ii; lurluH pioneer days, wh
liidhtus was uf more linportmi
question  of table service,   tia<
id  M>
mu
I'llr
Ol'    lilt
old
station lo tell, but the following by Captain Sloden was considerably the nest;
"ll was ibe Pluto-Bannock war of
IVis," he said, "J was Htalloued til Fort
Walla Walla at the outbreak of hostilities
and with my company Joined tho column
fo oavalry under Colonel Sumner. For
months we had been in tlie mountains
lighting the Indians, and al the time I
speak ui had practically brought ihem
under subjugation, so many of the Plutes
having crossed buck Into Nevada lhat
ihe lighting nilghl be considered over,
"The Bannocks and Plutes for anmc
reason had, during the war. shown a
bitter antipathy to sbeepborders, sheep
and sheep men generally, probably on mint of the grazing sheep destroying
range for the Indian euyuBos. For a
shcephorder to be captured meant death
by fearful torture, and the hamstring.ng
of the baud of sheep in his charge. I
suppose no less than tiU herders died at
the stake or by even worse torture during the uprising of 1STS. We bad come
across the charred bodies of iwo nnd even
three of those unfortunate men, each one
of whom had been killed by it separate
means of torture, the numerous enmp
lire remains and tepee lent pegs left In
tho ground showing that the hostile? had
held a huge orgle during the burning and
otherwise disposing of the captives.*'
"Well, at last we bad been ordered
home. Our route from Fort Walla
Walla was by the Meacham toll road lo
Pendleton, and thence up the Umatilla
valley, II had been a milter of remark
among the ollleers and men of the command that not a shcenhenrder was 't ft
In the country alive. Judge, therefore,
of our surprise when, just before reselling Meacham station, a lull, gaunt form
broke through the ehapparral bordering
tbe road, and, addressing Colonel Sumner us 'Glncrnl.' inquired: 'He youse
soldiers golu' on ter Pendleton?'
"The colonel replied that we were.
"'Well, you know old Jjm llurkhardt
lu Pendleton, don't yer?'
"Sumner, who knew about every man,
woman and child In tbe Umatilla valley,
answered that he did.
"'Then 1 want yer ter take this message ter Jim  BuoklumU:    Yer tell  the
ornery o'd — that onless he
sends some grub .unit to Sheep Slunk
Hank, al Camp ll), I'm gwln ter let titer
hu! band go ter hell an' come in.'
" 'How long since he sent you any
gl'tlb?*   asked   the colonel.
"'It's past two months now. an' I've
been livln' on mutton till my bloody tongue Is coated with wool.' answered the
herder.
" 'Seen any Indians'."
"'InJunsV Naw. I've bin In a canyon
upon th' headwaters of tb' creek with
th' band, an* most of th' time couldn't
ketch er sight uf ih' sun till near midday.
"'fiver say your prayers','' went an ihe
colonel.
"'Whul lb' hell's prayers got ter do
with beln' aunt of grub an 'llviir fer iwo
months on mutton straight." enmo luck
tho herder.
" 'Well, you get straight down on your
marrow bones ami thank ibe Almighty
that you're alive and In a condition in
eai straight muttnti, for the Plutes aid
Ibinnocks have been out for the past
four months, and It I'm not badly mistaken, you are the only slioeplinrdei' left
alive In a radius uf m miles.'
" 'Th' good Lord, general, yer don't
say!' exclaimed the startled herder. An'
Ihey   missed   me   In   ih'   eanynii,      Sty,
glnenil yer'11 let me go In wllh th' soldiers an' make my 'polngy ter Jim Hurk-
liiu-dl for culling blm an ornery old —
 , wuii'l yer',1'
"'No,' replied Sumner, 'Vou slay here
with your hand of sheep, ami I ro/koit
we can III you nut from the commissary
wagons; far unless we keep th,n bind
of yours alive, It's probable the men al
Fori Walla Walla will mu lasie million
until sheep can he hrnugbi in from California,'
"The old herder was supplied with provisions, ami Sheep Shank Hank's baud
formed ihe nucleus for repopitluting 'he
country with sheep."
IMF  FISH  (MOW   mil  IV  ALASKA
I-: null ih   KijH-illlloii    tilling    mil    hi
Find  It  in  Hie Aliunde.
We have  had,  in  Hie lasl   live years,  n
recrudescence nl' Columbus, of Napoleon
ami things Napoleonic; now, It appears,
there mny be an Inlliotlon nf Ko.-nisuu
Crusoe.    A   learned  society  of   London,
lOuglaiid, has come lo tin- c lusloit (hat
readers of De Fne's charming lletlon have
all along been misled as tu Hie Island on
Which Ulelr hero was lauded when lie es-
perleueeil shipwreck, says Hie New York
Press.
li has been hitherto assumed, much lo
He Foe's discredit, thai he stolu tor "sip-
proprlnled") Ihe story uf one Alexander
Selkirk, who possed several years on Iho
Island of Juan Pcruamt./.. In the Pacltle
ocenn, Hut members of this society de-
oluro they have discovered that ihe novelist did not steal his narrative at all; and,
moreover, that the Island where the original Hoblnson was wrecked lies, not in
the Paeitb- but In ilie Atlantic, They are
going to send out an expedition next winter, us Koun as the sickly season closes,
lo ascertain beyond nil peradventutv just
where ihls Island Is located,
lu the Interest of all true ntliTlitivos (of
notion) and fur the benefit of alt lovers ol'
Crusoe, It is to be hoped that their mission will be a success,
Tbe true Island, they say. is siiiutled
somewhere off the north coast of .South
America, not tar distant from Ibe mouih
of the Orinoco; for Crusoe himself says
in bis journal that the last recorded observation, taken just before his shipwreck, was lu latitude ll degrees north,
between tbe Islands of Harbadoos and
Trinidad.
HI Mtiltemer inimlil mm INhiihIn In
tin  Hour.
SI Malterner, the Hpokniic man who
made his way to the Arctic orean up
through Itrlttsh torrllory last year, Is
now In Sitka, Alaska, In search of further adventure. In a teller to n friend
he states that fishing In that vicinity Is
fair. With ahook nnd line lie landed In
an hour's time 1:1 llsh weighing 1M0
pounds. He also stretched out on a benr
skin measuring Yi feet by It feel li Inches.
,ur. Malterner goes to Prince William
sound, Conk's Inlet and tho Alaska peninsula with Professor Dychu of the Kansas slate university. They will hunt the
Rooky mountain big horn and hope to ao-
cure a specimen that Is pure while. Car-
Ibmi ami tuoosn will not he overlooked,
umi HI remarks In his let lor thai tho
parly will not climb trees to avoid tho
hears unless they are forced to II, Ho
will return in Spokane In October.
An IQiihIIhIi .Ink*'.
lltiHbiind-Wliiil! Yuu whim more money!   Why, only ycslerdny t guvo you f.l.
Wife-Yes, but I spoilt llml on n new
humid,
II.- lint I gave H lo yon for fundi you
citn'l feed yntirscir with a new bonnet,
W.-I con feed part of myself wllh II.
II.   Whatever do ymi mean, women?
W.-Why, I eitri feitst my eyes on II.-
London Fun.
Tlie Hlrengili nt London I'nllee.
The strength of the Londnn pollen for-to
■insists of n chief commissioner, three
assistant commissioners, llvo chief constables, 'II superintendents, fi!)7 Inspnclm's,
I Ml sergetinls nnd 12,754 constables, making u grand lotal of tfiSHu of nil ranks.
a   iiAUOMiorr.il   M.vnr,   at   innu:
How Any Hoy May Pohkchn Weather
lleeord* til' Mis Own.
There Is no reason why every boy
should mil possess a biirottieler nl' his
own, which he will Ibid not only endlessly useful In planning his little holiday
trips, bul which w 11 afford blm infinite
interest as well,
All be bus lo do is In take a gramme
of each of the following substances:
Camphor, saltpetre and ammonia suits
and dissolve (hem In about l.'t drams of
nlcohol. When ihe dissolution Is complete, shake the mixture well, and pour
!t Into a glass bottle, one rather long for
Its width is preferred. Cork tightly and
seal with wax, so as to prevent the air
from penetrating Into tbe bottle.
ISxposo this improvised barometer on
Ibe outside of the window, on the north
s'de of the house, If possible, ami the
crystallzatlous which arc produced announce a change of weather.
Absolute clearness of the liquid denotes
fair weather.
If the liquid becomes disturbed, or roily,
as we say, It Is a sign of ra'n.
If downy masses form in the bottom of
tho bottle, It will freeze, or at least the
thermometer will descend; the more those
masses rise toward the top. ibe more rigorous will the cold become.
Little stars In Hie liquid foretell a hard
storm.
Large flakes arc a sign of cloudy wenth-
er or of snow.
Thread-like objects lu the lop of tho
bottle Indicate wind.
SII.VIHt    AM)   TIIK    MI\K  <t\\ \KltS
Himv   In   Ibe   Wtig'e-I'hiriiei'   to   l.nxe
Hull' HIn   Wtme*.
Salt Lake Tribune; I low Is the w.ltfe-
euriier lo lose half his earnings, and
the miner at the same time to get double prices for his bullion? If silver advances to par so thai the owner of the
mine could gel rich, then tbe w.tgo-
earneis' wages would speedily advance; the savings of every wage-
earner would be incrensed fiO per cent and
a marked change would sptedlly come
over the business of Hits country. But
if the government stamp can nol lift up
the price of sliver, that Is, if an unlimited
demand on Ihe part of the government
will nol advance Ihe value of silver at
till, how Is the mliieowner going to get
rich and men not mint-owners going to be
robbed? We should like to have the Journal discuss Hie question straight and nit
from lis turkey and buzzard standpoint,
Omaha Heel nu the contrary il (free
coinage) would utterly unseitlo and de-
moralize the financial system of Ihe country, lijci'eiise business depression nn 1 inflict upon all classes and In teres ts-oxcept
the mine owners and ihe money brokers—
Inealcnable Injury.
TWO   OXI3N   miMiiiHIl   TO   IHIATII
Sl\  HomeN I'liiime llnuii a HIM  hi ll
l.ngglim rnmit.
A remarkable runaway occurred at
Moore & Hire's lugging cump at itie head
of Lake Whuicom the other day. says the
Whatcom Hlnde, Six horses and three
yokes of oxen wero hllchud to a large
log on a downhill pull, Ihe horses in thu
lend. The driver dropped the lines a moment In order to tirrntige Die oxen In
order; as soon as he dropped the lines
the horses became frightened and dashed
forward, breaking ibe log chain Just behind the lead yoke nf oxen, The horses
plunged dOWtl hill al n lerrllle rate of
speed; one of the oxen was llli'liilly i,ragged lo death over the .down timber, Kklds
and trees; linnlly the yoke nnd chains been mu "snubbed" a limit u stump, bringing
Ihe charging horses to an abrupt imlt,
breaking (be neck of the other ox, The
ox that was drugged wm crushed in a
mass uf broken bones, and Hie oilier ox
was also terribly mutilated, Neither of
Ibe horses was seriously Injured and nn
other damage was dime, jiob Truman,
who was In (be city from the camp, describes the runaway as a most remarkable performance ami a frightful scene,
I'lSH   I'M'IVI'Y  AT  I'OIVI'   ItOIIIQllTS
Severn)   HlllllN   ut  UOtlll   Sjilt t   IVi-
Trap Have lleeu Nude,
Whutcom lllade; Air. and .Mrs, O, it).
Curtis returned the oilier day rrom , olut
Huberts, where Mr, Curtis has n branch
store, He says that several hauls of BJXW
salmon per trap havo been mudn this sua-
son, These llsh average % eonls nploce,
so a 2,fK)G haul Is qtilli; a slake. Last year
thu largest haul mi record from a single
Irnp whs tnnde nt dint Roberts, liojwti
salmon being taken, Mvcrythlng Is lively nl IVut Roberts and Hlatne. customs
Collector Slmiger says thut while be wns
stationed al lllulne an average of live,
vessel per day cleared at Hie port of
Minim-, Qoorgo II. Waters, manager of
tho Curtis store at Point Roberts, counted im tdonps and schooners lu Ihe vicinity
of Ihn store at one time, and he gave up
counting witImmiI having completed Hid
Inventory.
Iiiilierllneiit,
"Gol any more cigars like Ihusc ymi
sold me yeslerady?" asked a perspiring
cltlvscn.
"Von menu dose line Havana gonds,,
live fur a shilling?" snld Ihe tubnccoulst,
wllh n gt-iitlllnd smile, "Louis, take dmvu
frnm del' shclluf a box nf dose cellerdor-
OS,"
The smoker grimly answered wllh a
smile, and then snld;
".lust put ono In my hut will ymi? I
read In the paper that n enbbngu leaf In
Iho hal'll prnvenl suiislrnlto,"
And Im gut mitHlde Just In lime in nn
missed hy nn empty eigne bux,~l'loli-
Mu-Up,
.JlbUBMfc^.. iiii: \ nil.iv
r\ guiVKIUNQ strings, wli.
0
know
r   pain.
- .lillie  ,M.   UlppniO
A Sl'lt'OMI OHANCli],
ad with hastening f
was at hand. The trees
neing to bourgeon ir
'riniiy and St, .John's
nnd balmy, and duel
the porch of Si
nl purpose in bii
uiii
[days 11 gilln—oh—any linn;
viitllUK will do,"
oubtless able lo wag an oar
m afraid, however, 1 didn't
ter   tact  Into  consideration
I'xamlnc blm now, I'm- I am
s al'ti'i'iiuon; hut If ymi will <
wilh hlm I will see him lu
—loyally to St. llonlfacc. of whl-:
nld I lien be both members,  woul
ki.i;i Tin\s    llKl'OHi;
in
SPRINC hud sued rtiib hai-i.-iiii'i: :>i.o
und summer
Were   eomnii
the ganloni
the air was soft am
Crawford passed und
Boniface witli hope und purpos
sturdy heart.
Though It. was still the Easter
his friend Lyman was "up" roti
his llmil schools. There woro, besides,
several old Radlicldliins also "up" lu ine
university for a similar purpose, ami Jack
felt lhat If ho could satisfy old "Dicky"
libidos, the senior tutor of St. Boniface,
that, he wns a 111 and proper person lu
enter the college, his first visit lo Oxford
would be extremely pleasant.
lie was directed by the porter to college
hall, where be found some Ml oihcr men
wttliing. In a. minute or two the senior
tutor arrived and handed each a paper;
and for Hie next three hours naught was
heard but tho scampering of busy pens
or Hie muffled sigh of blm who was
haply "stumped."
Now, the candidates had two papers in
the morning and one in the afternoon,
leaving the "buoks" (thai la, tho two
Greek plays and tho Latin nouthot) and
Hie remaining paper for the following
morning. On going over the results with
Lyman in the evening, Crawford made
out lhat wllh the exception of a shaky
"prose" he had done as well as lie could
have hoped for. His fate, therefore, entirely depended upon Ids prollciency in the
set subjects. Now, the system pursued at
St. Boniface is as follows: The men are
examined In their books viva voce. Two
of the dons sit at the high tables during
the lust paper and take the candidates
one after the other lu alphabetical order
—sometimes afler the "next, please" manner which obtains In a barber shop. Tlie
two examiners in question were "Dicky"
Blades himself and ono Knyvett, the
junior fellow uf Sl. Boniface.
This young don had only been elected
the previous term, hut owing to the unexpected absence of the junior tutor he was
intrusted with the task. Crawford came
third on ihe list. He devoutly hoped lhat
be would be taken by Blades, a cheery,
kindly old boy, who, by reason of having
In the misty past rowed once In tbe St.
Boniface "Torpid," kept a tender place In
his heart for Ihe nol too clever athlete.
Knyvett, on Hie other hand, was the typical smart young "sprig"—the man who,
In a system of open competition, Is pretty
sure to win bis fellowship and express regret thereat ever after. With grim forebodings Crawford watched his thin lips,
as toying with his eyeglass he listened
to the luckless boy before him blundering
through a ditllculi passage. Ills forebodings were realized. Knyvett hnd "rushed" his man long before bis more easygoing colleague had not to the second author. Crawford heard bis name called In
sharp academic accents, and approached
the table with a trembling at the knees
and n vacuum below the third button of
his waistcoat, which he had nol experienced since bis lirst match against ihe
JI. C, C. He sat down and look the proffered volume, a plain text of a tireek
play.
Mow, Jack Crawford's acquaintances
with the classics did not resemble Mr.
Woller's knowledge or l,ondon; 11 was
neither varied nor peculiar. He had got
up most of the difficult passages In two
plays; but, alas! be soon discovered lhat
the mechanical system of going over
books with a crib is not quite the same
as an actual acquaintance with the language. The particular passage al which
he was put was extremely difficult, and
Crawford was a person who needed time
for reduction. He commenced, made a
mistake, was sarcastically Interrupted by
his examiner, got hot and Hurried, lost
bis head, made "pi" of (he Illustrious
dramatist he was tackling. Why dwell
on the painful scene? The thlu-llpped
don, who hud never handled an oar or a
cricket bat, who spent his undergraduate
days In snug, self-complacent solitude
had about as much sympathy with an
athlete ns would an oyster. Ho enjoyed
the fullle struggles of the panting giant
before him, and kept up a playful stream
of sarcasile comment. Certain pnssagi
In Virgil Crawford succeeded In tram
biting—In a sense, but when he returned
to his seal be fell his certain destiny wu
a "plough."
(Jreat was lite conslernntlon among the
old Rudtleldlans when, later on, Crawford
told the story of his disaster in Lymnn'i
run ins.
"It Is a doticed bad business, Jack.'
said his host, dejectedly. "I''roiu what
you say and from what I know ot that
dirty little Sammy Knyvett, you're a sale
'plough.' There's just a ghost of a
chance. I told old Dicky Blades alt aboul
you, and Ihal you were tbe best public
school bat of the year, and tt meant having another Roulface mini in ibe 'varsity
eleven, nnd I know, if lie could, he'd let
you through, especially If by doing so he
would annoy Knyvett. You see dear old
Dicky likes bis glass of port and a story,
and gund fellowship (with a small "I"J In
the common room, and It riles hlm to see
tho little prig sipping his toast and water
and sneering al everybody who lacks
whul he culls Viiltchuw,' All (he same
1 don't see how we can go behind Kny-
vell's decision, Luckily, I have to go to
blm al \\ with a '(treats' essay, so I'll
mention lo hlm casually Hun you didn't
do yourself justice, They won't put up
the^llst nf the sticcesful men until midday tomorrow, mid perhnps hu may seo
Knyvett about yon,"
This seemed but a slender thread of
hope to cling to, and Jack Crawford,
though grateful, was none the less plunged Into despair.
"Hang It nil, Jack," cried Lyman, In
despair, "don't look so mopy. Come, lot's
have a jolly evening, anyway. There's
no hall tonight, us there are not enough
men up. So all you follqws como nnd
have cold supper with blm nt 8 and keep
old Jack's courage up,"
Fortunately for Lyman's project, the
senior tutor did casually Inquire how his
sohool fellow had fared, and the astute
scholar at once replied that Crawford wns
a slow-brained man, who would probably
have done much betler hnd he been examined on paper, and that Mr, Knyvott's
manner, though, of course, porfeclly fair,
was a llttlo disconcerting to a man of dull
wit. Blades made no reply, but Lyman
had unconsciously touched a sympathetic
eord, The good old tutor had reckoned
that Knyvett hnd taken no less than live
more men that morning thnn ho himself
had, Ho also knew from Ions experience
that he did not give w man any more lime
than was Just ami reasonable. Moreover,
though busily engaged, he could not fall
to overhear the sparkling siiIIIch Iii which
Knyvett Indulged during Crawford'*
"viva," This, he thought, was not giving
a. man a fair run for bis money, Accordingly, when Knyvcll enme tn bis rooms
about -l wllh the marks uf Ihe men,
Blades could nol help saying:
"I hdo ynu'vi* marked Crawford very
low, I'm sure your marking Is ipille cur-
red, but I happen tn know th.it hu bus
been lately very Industrious, and that Iio
Is a "lull, slow fellow, wlm might tn have
time  lo Hilnk  ihhiHS over.    Resides,  he
Is likely in do II ullege ercdll, and  I
shouldn't like lo have him mi elsewhere.
Could you give him another ohaiieeV  Bill
with a tut i
but I'll con
Knyvell
dinner   pal
some  Alue
had picked
the honors
at Hi.. Stafford !
ll Wa
■I'll.
ely
i wb on
rd,  an
to lot
- tin
Knyvett compress
nol have set mmli
reprieve,
This, however, i
and when Hie por
mi go to IiI.j hold t
lion consisted of
In lances whom ho
is doing
ortalnly
should
llinl Crawford seen
thin lips he would
re mi bis temporary
appily did not see,
brought blm a mes-
Mr. Knyvell would
bin
his
Ul Bin
nn-:
Inr
lu
■ivu
iii
his books,
stale
Dym
the wild, st hope.
His friend al bllCo Inferred that Blades
id simply given Knyvett to understand
lat Crawford was not tu be ploughed,
ml the second examination was a mere
form to keep up appearances,
Elated and happy, Hm two friends put
tt flannels and had a game of racquottes
t the Holywell courts.
At il tho party of old Rudholdlans sat
down to a cold supper; a far more luxurious collation than those unacquainted
wlili the resources of a college kitchen
might imagine, especially when Hie ho.sl
supplements tho college beer und wine
wllh a bowl of iced Moselle cup from a
neighboring pastry cook's. This Is, on
tho face of It, an Innocuous beverage;
compounded, however, by a university
confectioner, with plenty of curacoa In it
to tickle the raw palate of tho undergraduate, It Is a good deal more Insidious than
the partaker Is aware of. Moreover, to
fully appreciate its merits it should be
artfully contrasted with other drinks of
ji simple character. In this particular
duty Crawford was not remiss. Ravenously hungry with his hard day's work,
he pitched Into the cold salmon, the pigeon pie, and the beef with hearty zest.
The evening wus warm; the Iced Moselle
cup a revelation; there Is no better beer
in Oxford than In St. Boniface. Chats
over old times and o>u friends necessitated the drinking of their healths; and,
when Great Tom boomed In the distance
and the scout came to clear away, ihe
bowl was empty and the decanters running low. Apart, however, from n feeling
of elation, and a happy disregard for the
future, Crawford experienced no Immediate result from his unwonted potations. And so they all sat round the Oriel
window passing the bottle In the gathering darkness, Suddenly, the college clock
struck 10. Crawford remembered his appointment with the examiner, got up, and
with a slightly unsteady gait, walked out
Into the quad, having promised Lyman
to eome buck and tell the result of the interview. Then, as certain novelists say,
"a strange thing happened." The moment be went out into the night air he
felt the quadrangle whiz round him, and
his logs i-ocked violently. With a ghastly
thrill of horror be realized the truth. He
was drunk! He had no alternative but to
face tin? situation.
So he stood In tne router of the quad
as it whirled around; waited until Kny-
VOtt's staircase came opposite; made a
dash for It and eventually gol to tbe
door, at Which he knocked and entered.
There was a table on which stood scv-
ernl lighted candles, which danced madly
before bis atVrighled gaze, besides them
were the three text books. On the hearth
rug stood Knyvell. who, In Crawford's
eyes, seemed gently swayed to and fro.
A voice which sounded strangely intuited requested hlm in sit down and open
the book at a certain passage.
lie obeyed. With a violent mental effort be began. Again and again be tried
to concentrate bis facuKles. But in vain.
The face of his examiner seemed blttt'tvl
and distant. Tho room swam round hlm;
the words of his prosecutor seemed lo
his dull hearing as Inconsequent as be
was conscious his own wore, nnd after
having unsuccessfully tried to translate
several passages bo could stand .It no
longer, and crying out, "Oh, heavens,
what a beastly and degrading thing it
Is for a man lo gel drunk," be lurched
out of tbe room, made his way as best
he could to his hotel and flung himself
on the bed, nnd wns soon In a drunken
slumber. When be awoke It was n bright
summer morning. Hells were clanging
all round, and by his side, distracted witli
grief, stood Lyman. He had liolleed his
friend's unsteady gait on leaving the
room, and lhat, together with Ibe fact
that Crawford hnd nol returned lo tell
his fate, bad tilled hlm with apprehension
and remorse,
Just as Crawford, now realizing the
whole horror of the sltuntlon. wns telling Lyman his awful experiences, the
under porter of the St. Boniface knocked
at the door and said that Mr. Knyvett
requested to see Mr, Crawford in half an
hour.
"You musl go, Jack, at any cost! 'ot
blm have his say. and then Implore him
to forgive you. Don't bother about the
'plough.' take It. Don't you see, If be
makes a fuss about It, and tbe warden
gels lo hear, he will never put you
on Iho college bonks. Ob, Jack, It's all
my fault, Iloro, get Into your tub and
dress as fast as you can."
Within Hie prescribed time Crawford
was standing once mure in the presence
of Rnmiiol Knyvell. Somehow, that gentleman did not appear quite so austere
and conietnpluiius as Crawford might
hnvo expected. He looked rather weary.
Ills eyelids drooped, and his hair looked
less sleek  than ustinl.
"1 have sent fur you, Mr. Crawford, as
you no doubt supposed, tn consequence of
what occurred Inst night." He paused,
but Jack, remembering Lyman's ndvi:e,
held his tongue.   Knyvett continued.
"Tbo-cr~fitct Is, I am myself naturally a very temperate mnn-pruiilciilly, indeed, n water drinker. 1 had been dining
with some friends nt the StafTord hotel;
they arc people of an hilarious temperament) nrono lo strong drink. They ordered cliampalgne, and 1 nm unaccustomed to lhat drink, which I now perceive Is
apt to affect the brain unconsciously;
ami er er Hie f.iei Is, I look, as you
must have perceived, molt! I hull was
good for me,"
■-tioi.il Lord!" Ihn ugh I .Took, us be
gradually rcrtllHod lhat Hie llgure be bad
seen swaying aclualty wns swaying -Hut
the words which sounded so liicohoroul
upon bis ear, had. been veritably so,
"| relumed to college to exilllilio you;
and was in hopes that I could have siif-
llelenlly I'lmimiuded my facilities for Hi"
tusk, nnd thai yuu would nut have detected my condition,  or 'so, the f.i-t
that I had considerable difficulty In following your translallohs al nil, and Rial
vou only vowed lu my proso i your hor-
ior i v disgusting coudllbiu, worn suf-
Hclonl proofs thu I wns tmt hi wsful,
I can only ii '<■ you," he < Hinted, nfter
number painful puuse, "lo n nher lh.it
I am but ti few years older limn yourself, ami Hint exposure would   materially
,-ere last  Hi
oi thai so?
droll sini).
The tatter
lost Binlllm
"Certnlnly
be morning.   Is
at Knyvett with
could  not refrain  fn
jrd, you can iv-
: passed the St,
At least, I will
• far as I could
1   were   In   every
Mr. Craw
nl yourself as liavll
mlt'ace matt'i.'iilnlioit,
1 Mr. Blades thai, !
Ige, your translalioi
jpect admirable."
•Well, Crawford," said the headmaster
Redflold, a few hours Inter, when
nwford went lo report his success, "It
rtnlnly does you the gruatost credit, .'
vet- thought you had so much lu you."
'Hum!" muttered Jack, as he wetil out,
nly knew ho
ist   nijthi,   y
our opinion.-
i- muoh I did have
ui might possibly
London Truth.
I'l.tfiMTHD  WITH TIIK  IJ1KT  HAM)
.MiiruiitiiiHe MiiiThmc* llelween P'nr-
I'lgni'i'H mid American Girls.
aall
* marriages
Illustrious
rare,    the
hell, handed or morga
between American girts
foreigners are execeedln,
daughters of Uncle Sam being, as n rule,
far too high spirited lo consent to a niai-
rlmonlal union which does not place them
upon n social equality with their husbands, rays Ibe Mew York Journal,
Tlie lirst Instance was that of .Miss
.Mary Esther Lee of New York, who, on
marrying morganatlcitlly Prince Frederick of Schleswig-llolsleln-Souderliiirg-Au-
gustenberg, was created by his friend,
the emperor of Austria, a princess of Mocr
lu her own right. This title she bore until, several years afler Ibe death of
Prince Frederick ,she married the i.ler-
miiu general, Count Wnldorsee, since
when she has been known by his name.
The second case is that of Miss Kllsc
Hensler of Boston, who, on contracting a
morganatic marriage witli the late King
Ferdinand of Portugal (grandfather of
the present king) was created cmmtesH of
lildla. The third case must necessarily
be that ol' the Mew Orleans heiress, Bertha Lewis, who was led lo the altar in
i.ondon on Aug. :>■! nf last year by Prince
Charles Isenburg-BIrsteln, unless be himself has, at the time of bis marriage,
surrendered all bis rights, prerogatives
and status as a prince of his house, jusl
In the same manner as Count Pappen-
helm was compelled to do when he married Miss Wheeler of Philadelphia.
This union of Prince Isenburg has until
now attracted relatively little attention,
but seems destined lo come to the fore In
connection with the somewhat sensational
suit for unpaid commission which Is being brought against the prince by the
broker who placed blm In communication
with his American bride. This Is Hie
first occasion on which an action of this
kind lias over been brought in regard lo
any of these so-called International marriages—that Is to say, union between Impecunious nobles of the old world ami
wealthy daughters of the new world.
Bill ll by no means follows* that this Is
the lirst ease of a failure nn Hie part of
bride and bridegroom lo pay the stipulated commission to the negotiator of what
Is In nine cases out of ten a purely commercial transaction.
Morganatic marriages nre but little understood In Ibis country, where they np-
peat* to be regarded in Ihe light nf something Immoral. This is far from being
the ease. The position of morganatic
wife is perfectly respectable. Her union
receives the sanction und tho blessing of
(he church and the only way in which
It differs from nn ordinary marriage Is
tliat tbe troth Is plighted with the left
hand Instead of Die right and that the
rights of the Inferior of the two contracting parlies are limited. Indeed, the word
"morganatic," derived from the Scandinavian verb "morgyan" (lo limit), implies ns much. Thus a morganatic wife
has no right to her husband's title or fortune.
•rutin wAvrwii "Kotiiim; tii do*
JI While the musl,'Ian played -
ild ocean kissed thu glade;
id here the laughing ripples ran
Vnr here ihe roses grew
That threw a kiss to every man
That voyaged with the crew.
Hit- silken sails In lazy folds
Drooped in the breathless breeze
A.s o'er the Held ol" marigolds
Our eyes swam o'er Ihe seas;
While here the eddies lisped ami
Around the Island's rim,
•Uid up from out the underworld
We saw the mermen swim.
And It was dnwn and middle day
And midnight—for Die moon
on silver rounds across tin- bay
Had ..'llinl..'
And here the
or day rub
Wllh stars o
About Ihls
I   He
of .1	
glowing, glorious king
d o'er Ihe reiUm.
i' midnight glittering
diadem,
The sen kuII reeled on languid wing
Iii circles round ihe must;
We heard llle songs Ihe sirens sing
As we went sailing past.
And up and down the golden sands
A thousand fairy throngs
Piling al us from their Hushing hands
The echoes of their songs.
-James Whlteomh Riley.
UK km:\v mows,
11! lift) r:i H nil    liiNletnl    nf    A women I
'In im hi   Hun n   l.lielong   1,4'HNOli,
School wits just out and Jamie Andrews
came Into the house, shutting the door
behind him with an Impntlenl slim.
"I had to bring home my arithmetic
and my geography and my spelling
book," lie exclaimed, in an aggrieved
voice. "Tho teachers make us work
awfully hard. I wish I didn't have anything to do."
"Really?" his mother asked, looking up
from her sewing with n questioning smile.
"Yes, really!" Jamie's voice sounded
very positive. "I don't like to work a
bit. 1 wish I didn't have a single thing
to do."
"I saw a boy onco wdio must have felt
lust as you do," Mrs, Andrews remarked, as she threaded her needle. "And
us he had no one lo insist upon his working, he carried out his Ideas very well."
"Where did yon seo him?" Jamie asked, thinking enviously of Hu- happiness
of a hid wdio was actually allowed to lo
nothing.
"It was on lhat western trio your
falber and I took several years ago,"
Mrs. Andrews answered. "He was an
Indian boy, and he wore ragged clothing,
which some one milch larger limit himself hud probably thrown away. I suppose he could easily have earned enough
to dress respectably, for he was a stout,
well grown lad, ami help was scarce.
However, he preferred io do nothing,
even If he bad lo go rngged and dirty,"
Jamie begun lu look ibougblful,
"I suppose be must oflen have been
hungry," Mrs. Andrews went on, "since
he wouldn't work for anything to eat.
though he bogged ilueutly. lie slept
wherever he could—In barns and sheds,
ami sometimes out under the open sky.
Of course, he had never learned lo read.
Hi' had no ambition to be a man hi Hie
world, lo become rosi ted umi honored,
To be Idle was bis one. Idea of happiness."
.1 anile had picked up his arithmetic
"I'm going in see how many of my problems I can get before supper," he said.
"I failed tills morning, but I'm not going
to again."
He bad begun lo understand that there
are boiler things thnn having nothing to
do, says Laura Lelgliton In the San l-'ruu-
clsco Cbroulule,
YOUNCI minister tells this on himself: He was In nu Intensely New
lOnglandish neighborhood to supply
the church of the lown morning and
evening. H wus the custom here to send
the parson around Iho circle, so to speak,
and at the house he was lirst introduced
Into for his first evening meal on the Saturday night previous to Sunday, a savory
dish of Boston baked beans was the piece
do resistance of the table. He was .of
New Knglnndish ancestry himself and io
ho full to and ate with a royal relish. He
liked the beuns and he ate enormously—
there was nothing the mutter with the
beans or his appetite,
He did not stuy till night at this home,
but went to another residence. Visions ot
roils and golden brown coffee and perhaps
a bit of broiled steak or a juicy chop
were In his head—or his mouth—as tie
went Into (he dining room, But the principal dish of ibis hose II seemed, on a Saturday night was beatns, so they had
beans for breakfast, and, as the family
was all fond of beans, they didn't have
anything else.
Muklng utit as respectable a show ns
possible, the parson finished his breakfast, went to church, preached to tho
best of his ability, and then, nearly famished with hunger, was escorted to a
third house for dinner. This family was
of the good old puritan type, and they did
not believe in cooking warm meals on the
Sabbath, so they all went lo church to
hear the new minister nnd depended for
their dinner's chief adornment and delight upon the huge pot of beans, which,
depleted somewhat through the family's
attack, was still able to produce enough
leguminous sustenance depths for the
noon-time meal.
The preacher said be wasn't very fond
of beans, but be did Ihe best possible
under ibe circumstances to not show the
full lloodtble of his feelings.
Happily he was rescued in the afternoon
by another member nf the parish, who
asked him over to "have a bile before
meelln' in tlie evenln'."
"We kind o' thought you would like
some baked beans for supper," the good
wife sahl. "We don't usually have "em
for supper, but knowiu' as bow you were
an eastern boy we thought you".I meobe
like a snack of genuine old Roslnu baked
before your evenln' sarmount."
The minister didn't faint; neither did
he swear. He Just, shut his teeth, girded
up his loins and sailed lu.
He stayed In this bouse all night, nnd
when the morning wus come, before time
fur his train, breakfast was served, and
once more (hey had beans, this time
warmed over for a change. More dead
than alive, the young parson made his
way out of the town, And as he did su
it Is not ut nil Improbable that bis mind
reverted to a text appropriate for his discourse if ever he should again lie thrown
Into this camp of Rustniicse;
"Take thou also unto thee wheat, and
barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet,
and lllches, umi put thorn Into one vessel,
and make thee bread (hereof, according lo
(he number of days thou shall lie upon
thy side, ::>' days shall fhnu eal thereof."
shci:
IWKIlll    IIY     DISHASn
idem
in ',   Might  I
ml already d uie so,
ul nlrenmsti  io i
affect my
j on, If ymi b<
fO Ml loll    tl
one?"
Crawford could md help I
ror Ihe poor wreleh, Ills Kim
ami Bute was a rlim of sill
\olce which conirasied refre
bis usual mincing lanes,   i'l
did not dolor Jack  front
ex't-iinrdlunry turn tn evenh
udvanlngc.
"As nn unusual fnol," he i
not ns yet mentioned ll lo
I can assure yuu, as a meinui
Id. "f Inn
A  Slrmiuc  Ailment   Appi'iir*   |n   ihe
NHuhhnrliooil  or Illtllio I'mIIk.
Many sheep are being driven eastward
through Die country near Idaho Kails,
Idaho. A new disease has lately developed In some of those flocks. The sheep
are attacked with the swelling of the
head, their eyeballs are almost forced
out of their sockets, nnd Hie skin and
wool fall from the face. They either get
well In a few days or else die. They become thin and weak, so the flocks have
to be halted tn give (he sick rest and
some chance for recovery. In one lot or
(l.fioo about :t,oon got the disease, and while
■ome 'J» or 10 'lied, tbe drive was delayed
« week or more to give the animals a
chance lor life. What It Is thai causes
this Is not known, but from the fad thai
lliese animals were lu a locality same 10
miles west of Idaho Kill Is. where the disease developed, and during a rain, It is
thought that the water caused u poison
to gather lu pools und the sheep drinking
Ibis brought on the trouble. Sheep driven
over thnt district while dry have no trouble from poison.
Ihn-iim   Ihe   W\l
curing befo
says Hie Pi
will color
11'   I nl    Hitler
Three Moulin*.
tlu
slgnltlcanci
the return;
will be pm
to Maine, I
candidate
AI tbe sl
four ticket
Repuhllcni
populist, :.:
publican p
Alabama
ii.-t ;i. At
contests w
populists.
8113, populii
27,682, Tin
played   nn
i  ISfli
The
election of Md
* S3.2SH; domoi
Inslgul Ileum
Hie   el
l.leiitial    elcelio
I lemoi
bllcan, 81
he democrats
Chicago platform
Tulle, of course.
lie August electlo
was 110,-
mnjorlty,
5,181;
Tie
lie
progn
mullet a p
Tbe state e
place un Sept
lal election o;
GCtlO
mhei
1KB
Ark in
Al the
. fusion
on the
demo-
s I'mm
Ie light
of i lu-
i.b*
Democratic, 87,843, republican. ili.SSI; populist,
11,831, At the stale etectidn In WM the
vole stood; Democratic, i4.MH>; republican, 20,086; populist, 21,Ml. The striking
feature of the exhibit Is Ibe large increase of the populist and Hie decline of
the republican vole. There was a falling off In Ihe loin) vote of about '.'0,000, as
compared   wllh  thai   of  1862,
Klorldn holds her state election on
October ti ami Georgia on October 7. At
the lust presidential election the only
electoral tickets in the Held In Klorlda
were the democratic and the populist,
nm] In ISIH the only candidate for a stale
olllce was a democratic ci
judge of the supreme court.
in Ivil there was a fusion of the republican and populist vote for the populist
candidate for governor, the conicsi resulting in Hie election of Hie democratic
candlflulo by a plurality of 21,000. In 1892
Harrison received 18,305 voles and Weaver, populist, 42,1137. The democratic plurality In that year was 81,050. September 1 Is ihe date of the next .state election In Vermont. In ISM Hie republicans
cast   |2,il0;i  voles,  democrats 11.142;   the
populists polled  710.
i  for
orgia
LIMITS AM) SlDltlMGIlTS,
One bitter drop spoils rapture's cup;
When lee sells by the splinter
We cannot can tlie lid waves up
To use them In the winter.
—Chicago Record.
#■*■'#
One eye was In mourning and there
was a long strip of court plaster across
the bridge of his nose.
"Yes," he sighed, "how correct It Is
that the course of true love never runs
smooth."
"That's right," said his sympathizing
friend, "this trying to kiss a girl on a
tandem Is mil all asphalt and macadam."
-Lire
* *  #
"I went tn take a (pi I nine capsule this
morning ,aml Hie blame thing, just as I
got it lu my mouth came apart—"
"Ah, thul was a hitler parting, indeed!"
—Indianapolis Journal.
# # #
"Perhaps you can guess my mlBSlon,"
said the reporter, after the statesman had
read Ihe proffered curd, "I have called
to ascertain what son of money you are
lu favor of.'"
The statesman opened the door, looked
out, closed Hie door, locked 11, pulled
down the windows and whispered In the
ear or the walling newspaper man, "Campaign funds."—Cincinnati lihiouii'er,
# tt   #
Smirk— The anarchistic tendency of the
modern novel is deplorable,
BooJum-\Vell, If the anarchists haven't
any better plot than the novels, there's
no need to worry.—Ruck.
* tt  #
"Ball one!" yelled Ihe umpire.
"Hood eye!" shouted Chhnmy.
"Strike one!" the umpire called.
"Dat's his odder eye," explained cidin-
my.—Indianapolis Journal.
tt # »
"You seem to be In a pensive frame or
mind," said the young woman's mother,
"I am.   I was thinking of Harold."
"Kindly, t hope?"
"Very kindly. I wns just thinking that
he Is a man nf a thousand."
"My dear, you wrong blm.   He's bettor
than that.   He's n man of at least twenty thousand a year."—Washington Slar.
tt  *  «
"1 got my plctur lu the paper," he said
to his neighbor.   "Bid ye see It?"
"I reckon I did."
"Purty good likeness, wn'n't It'.'"
"First rale. Only I don't see why a
man should be so proud o' hevin' luck
a lot o' medicine est ter go un' hev It
wrote iij). It don't Indicate no 'special
superiority over the rest o' the human
race."
"Oh, yes It does. Tbet Jes' shows you
ain't studied It out. It shows what a
wonderful good constitution he's got.-
Washington Star.
A Short Catechism,
Oestlon-Is Ihls country prospering?
Answer-No! H has rarely been further
from it.
0-Wh,.t class are most affected?
A—The farmer chiefly, but the depression extends to all departments of pro-
ductlve industry.
(,! Ih this depression confined to our
own counlry?
A—No, Europe Is equally affected, in
England agriculture is almost totally
ruined and is nearly as bad as in Oer-
Q—To What Is ll attributable?
A—To low prices of all products of
labor, which Is the same thing as high
priced money,
Q—How '-un money be high priced?
A—John Stuart Mill says money Is
bought and sold when we sell or buy
other things with money, When a given
Sum of money will buy an excessive
amount of oilier commodities Its price
may be said  to be high.
Q—Are not the prevailing low prices
Hie result altogether of Improved appliances for production, such as labor-
saving imjcJ#!Gry?
A No. because money, lhat Is gold.
which Is our only real money, equally
with other things shares In tbe advantage uf cheap production. The Improved appliances of Hie age enier Inio
gold mining and smelting just us much
O- To
alsing.
en is it
o be attributed?
A—To speculation in money.
O—Bow can money be speculated In?
A—Speculation Is rampant ibe world
over lu everything that a prollt can lie
made In.
ij-But have you ever known of money
Itself being an object of speculation?
A- Yes. Thirty years ago the gold
coin or the United Slates was the principal object of speculation in this counlry. lUven In Detroit there was a gold
hoard al which nightly gold was boughl
and sold for future delivery, ihe speculators gambling on the price It would
command on the date of delivery.
Q At that time gold coin was at a
premium, was it not?
A—True; and for some time was
steadily advancing. One man could
be named who sold out his business for
WHOM in gold, and for a year thereafter
made much more money by keeping bis
gold locked up In bis sufe than he could
have made by employing his capital in
active business. On a larger scale the
same thing Is being done today. Capitalists are drawing Ihelr means from active
business and keeping them In the form
of money because money is steadily advancing.
Q—Can ll be claimed that such extensive speculation tn money is being carried on as ii Is Injurious lo ihe interests
of the community?
A—When there Is such intense speculation In everything else—wheat, pork,
stocks, mines, real estate, everything.
Is it reasonable to suppose ihe opportunities to make profits by manipulating the
value of money will be neglected?
O—But is such profitable manipulation
possible?
A—Certainly. If n large capitalist can
loan out all his money and then persuade
congress to Increase the amount of gold
in the dollar, of course when he Is repaid he will reap a large prollt by receiving back more than he loaned.
Q—Hns this ever been done?
A—There Is every reason tu believe that
In this way sliver came to uu demonetized.
Q—How could Ihal redound to the benefit of money speculators?
A—By reducing by one-half the volume
of the money metals, tbe other half
naturally increased in value, and loans
made In sliver became payable In appreciated gold.
O-How can speculation in money be
prevented?
A—It can not lie entirely; but by the
use of both gold anil silver as money
ll can be greatly restricted and n more
uniform standard of values be maintain-
ed.-Delroil Tribune.
KTItli.MiTII   OP S1I.VF.H   SHXTIMBNT
KlIVUllNlN Tube TlH'tliNttlrVH Nl*l-himil>-
Novellsts, as n elnss, already take themselves too seriously, says August Serlb-
m-r's, Atlas holding up Ibe world Is only
a llgure symbolic of the novelist's con*
cepilon of his own place in the Bchome
of Ibe universe of today. Tn the novelist
the novel is identical wllh modern
thought; that Is, It Is the only adequate
Vehicle of expression for all ihe moods,
bromllngs, hopes, usplralhms, groping*,
philosophies, and what-not of modern
life, If only Die playwright and the editor oould he brought tu share with the
novelist this seriousness of self-view, half
the reforms m-eessury to modern clvlll-
znllon would be a mpllshcd n> a stroke,
Accentuate the seriousness of novel
rending, lay It as a duty Upon the consciences of novel readers, rognrflless of
Ihe Inevitable react hm mi novel writers,
and Hie offocl Upon tlellou production
Is Impossible of estimate,
make
ell the
Willi
I'lMii-iiiiN  and   "I'h'tuicN
If nm- nm give ihe purl rail an>
a picture nl Hie same lime, su tin
better; but If Hie pnrlrult be glvi
frankness and sincerity, IT the modal I'
n tide red with knowledge and ll'ttlh, Hi
result  will I   picture-a work or   ll'l-
wheiher Hu- painter so deslHiis II or hot,
Hiivs August Hcrlhiier's. Ilnlbelu and
VolilsquoK told Ibe exact truth about
Ihelr sttters, ami Ihelr simpler pm-traltH
nre lodny ihelr hotter pictures; Lawrence
and his 'followers In devoilng IhoniHolvos
to "stunning" ciTuols nol only cunipro-
ntlsod the likeness, bul made the picture
bivnirre by emphasis lit
The tale has been mot
In the history of nn.
Is always belter than
hood.
I III IM II Willi II TRWIR.H HY It All.
I,link* l.ll.c llll Ordinary I'relulil I'ni'
\\ ln'ii Minle I'll 111 tin? Train,
one or thu luteal Inventions In the folding line Is a "gospel car," which looks
like tin ordinary cur when made up tu
the train, but which grows and expands
Into n comfortable, commodious chapel,
wllh n steeple and a hell tower, when the
illiiernuL cvniiHcltst sets up Ids wheel
limine nf worslilp oil a siding, saya the
Philadelphia Record,
The machinery for raising n steeple over
thu queer church Is callable of lifting thu
framework lo n good height, and when
t li Ih Is put nn there Is nothing but the
railroad track and car wheels to Indlcatu
Ihe character of the Imusu,
Braces and rods strengthen the Door
and slllYcu Hm walls ami roof, and everything Is made so that Die meeting house
enn he sel up or taken down In n short
lime.
Traveling otlllfoltoi nre tint now, for
mm has been running over Ihe rnllrniiils
of the Hakotas for several years, hut that
railroad church was simply a Inrgo car,
In which nn organ and pulpit were Installed, with one end or the car partition- Chatlannogn rcpnrlH that the smaller
cd off to mnlte n sleeping place and klteh- merchants are spending muc'
en fur Ihe (raveling preacher, limit talking pollllcs.
The Ciii-BiNiHe* of n riirmcr.
A Scotch farmer once took his wife to
see the wonders of the microscope. The
vatfous curiosities seemed to please the
woman very well, till the anlmalculie
professed to be shown In u drop of water
woro shown off. This seemed to ooor
Janet not so pleasant a sight as the others. She sat patiently, however, till the
water tigers, magnified to the size of VI
feet, nppenred on the sheet, flghtlng with
their usual ferocity, Janet now rose in
groat trepidation and cried: Come iwa,
John!" "Sit still, womnn, and sec the
show, snld John. "See the show, manl
What wild como o' us If the awful-like
things should brak out o' the wate.-?"
An Infallible Booster.
A negro was killed In Hall coiiniy recently, nnd one of the "old-time" darkles
was summoned as a witness before tho
coroner's Jury,
"What do you know about tho killing?"
asked the coroner.
"Well, sub, I des knowed hit wny, gwlne
ter happen, dat's nil."
"How did you know ll?"
"How I  knowed hit?"
"Yes."
"Kuse my olo rooster como close let- de
dn' eu crowed Ihree times de day bofo* do
sbontln', en hit wu/, des 'bloogfl ter bap-
p&nI"—Atlanta const mi inn.
An  li'llgllNll  HI under.
The Westminster dnxotto of Nondon ro-
nt ly had a solemnly funny article, entitled "A Colony of Tipplers," Tile article
i suggested by a floating pnrngrHph,
saving that a colony of Dunkiirds Ik
about (n bo established In North Dakota,
The wilier look ii Tor grnnlod lhat
"drunkard" was meant and hence tho article,   New York Tribune.
In  Harmony  Willi tlie Clmriioter af
American   1'olHloal  History,
11 will never do to despise a sentiment
of which the strength lias nol been fairly
tested, says Albion W. Tourgee In the
Chicago Inter Ocean. No one whoss
memory recalls the universal amazement
which was expressed when the know-
nothings carried Massachusetts, and
when the republican vote of ISM was announced, can over question Iho folly of
sneering at an undeveloped political Idea.
The only real test of the strength of the
silver sentiment in the country is the
amazing fact that It has cantured. In the
simplest nnd fairest way, by the spoii-
laneous redaction of popular sentiment,
ihe name and organization of a gre.it
parly, the majority of whose recogntiwd
leaders, as well as tbe entire force of the
national administration, were urraye«
against It. Without money, without compact organization, with a majority of ths
democratic press exerting Its utmost Influence in opposition to It, wdth organizes*
capital arrayed against It, and the whole
force of what Is known as "businesa ls-
I.Tests" exerted to prevent its spread
among the people—in spite of all thesa
opposing Influences the silver sentiment
has so spread throughout the west aud
south as to conlrol a majority of the delegations from more than two-thirds of
the states of the union, nnd to securs
a recognized foothold in almost ull tho
others. The fact Is unprecedented In en-
tent, bul entirely In harmony with all
our political history In character, A
popular sentiment develops slowly against
Hie force of organised Influence, but,
once it becomes rooted, surprises every
one by lis strength, and overwhelms obstacles Hint were thought to be Insuperable. This was clearly traceable
In the nnii'slavory movement. Vvc
2u years It wns only a
factions) minority, utterly tnilg-
nllbant, except for lis capacity lo satiny. The power of organized parties, tho
force of official patronage, the condemnation of business Interests, the disapproval of society and the church-all
these were arrayed against a sentiment
whicli spread among the people, nose
knew bow. until Its lirst manifestations
of strength were greeted not only with
otftculotions of surprise, bin with ebullitions of rage. The same son of ileiius-
elation whicli Is now bestowed upon the
Advocates of free silver was then hurl as*
at the believers In free soil and fro*
men. Hani words nre sofl arguments,
and that man Is a fool wlm thrown s
irlek when a pleasant word would ha
mu iTccitvc,   Kplthets are like rockets,
tronl thinifH in display, bui utterly eon-
eiliptilde III execution. Their chief nut
« lo amuse the simpleton wlm sets thoin
iff.
Hum twlci
A simpler
an  ornate
Mtirld'il 1
Biggs  Is It irtu
has tost his mind?
Doctor   No, sir, his tneiiliillly bus r
liuproved,
Biggs   How can that he?
Doctor—Ho Is no knitter under tin
knows Hnmcihlng.- Detrol
ii p rove uie nl,
that young Slmpery
Tin* Si>wn I'miii Uklilli,
Pendleton Tribune; A Bnyntnn, of
t'klah, In conversation yeslerdny, said
i li 11 they had had ::s cases of measles
lately lu his locality; that most or thu
liny near his place would go three Ions
to tbe acre; thai Im had counted l.M
stems or rye growing from the stool of
a single fined.
Unkind,
"No, sir," said tho physician, pompously. "1 never lost more thnn half n
dozen pal bulls lu my life," »
"Well; I'm surprised," replied Iho cynical man.
tho  smaller      Doctor   He I
!'h of their I ue inn thul be
\ Vl'ee I'rOBM,
I ml in.mi
-1   "Surprised nt whnt?'
i I   "At your nullity to n
\ iiiiiiU a practice,"—\V
make a living on ro
"oBhlnuton Times.
■■ THE PROSPECTOR,
|g   I'llltLLSIlKH   \VI!I3KI.Y   HY  THE
PHOSPECTOH     COMPANY
A.  II. BRACE.   MANAOEK.
povolca to tin. iiriliiillillue »l Fori SlUClf, 111,
development of the vus! mliiorul rcsoureci o
Llle Gust Kui.leiiuv minim.-ili-ll'iil.
•e solicited from mi purls of ll
 Her Intumleil for i.iu.lkmiU
rllur.s inViuilure
PORT   STEELE   MINING
ASSOCIATION,
I! I, T r.iiliiniitn President
it s l-'rizzell. Vice
». A IVitlllnner.
Ilobcrt   Dennises
\Ytlllum Curlln. Treasurer
TlioiiKPj  %Vjttlc, Secretary
mUKiT(|I|.S
John   Cirnsslclt,     .WMirace.    H.ttMlurnes
II I.T'liilbrnith.      Tlimnii.   tyoViltle
Tlie   next   re«til)ir   meeting   'if   the   assoel
ntion will  he hejd on Saturday, August -
All  po^lble Information   will  be  funii-h
e.l  by  the  A_ss.oclntlon, ui,.,n appl callon ti
Tlt.miii.s  McVittie,  Son,   Fori   Steele  II''.
MINING NEWS.
TU   I'l X LIST   ENGLISH
l.'A PITA 1.
Chas.   Arnold,   Owner  of   llio
Arnold, Going Home,
Charley Arnold of Manchester
England, was in tlie City |asi
evening, leaving this morning for
England, where he goes in place
certain properties in the north
fork of Ihe Salmon, ami whicli is
proving, as de\ elopement work
increases, a big property lie
has been instrumental in bringing
lhat camp lo tho (rout, ami will
enlist English capital to aid him
in the wnr!,' He will return in
three months, when he expects
to commence shipping from the
Arnold. As he is the largest
owner, hu will nm incorporate
Iho mine, iii'i.,l't,n'iug to handle il
himself
ANEW METllol! OF BROKERAGE
SULTAN'S SANITY i,H'l''.STI(i,\KI).
0-
A Gorman newspaper boldly
assorts thai the ruler of Ihe Turkish empire is a Iniialic.and gives
gootl and snllicieiil reasons for iis
belief. During bis tits of insanity
his predominating passion is a
frenzied haired against the Ar
nieiiians, So terrible have these
tils become that the sultan,s
attendants dare, mil enter the
cabinet, In fad all their enor
gies are required lo dodge their
infiirjalcil monarch, who rushes
from hall to hall talking lo him
self, ,\ shnrl lime ago, it is
lidded, the siillan, in a lit of madness, shut a courtier who hap
poned in make a motion wilh the
arm which the sovereign chose
to consider suspicious Soine
limes on the i.ther hand, the
sultan has tits of uncontrollable
merriment, partici|lai'ly when he
has reason   In   believe   thai   ibe
powers cannot agree qh uietisurps
against him.
NOTICE!
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Toronto Broker Visits the Kool
enay to Make a Report
UkH'l.lSll Ml'RDERE!
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One Thousand MilssehnansliiiU'h-
eretl Thirty Christians,
WILL SURELY EXCEL
TRANSVAAL
James   Wardnor Says Rossland
Minos Are a Wonder.
Rossland. li C,. August 10:—
JainesF.Wardner has just loomed
up in Rossland. Afler a week's
thorough examination of the
camp he today gave your correspondent the following interview:
"It is over four years since I
operated in Trail Creek, To me
it is now simply a revolution.
Properties that where known to
be good then have developed Into
bonanzas, and prospects whose
surface showing was so poor that
|,hey did not seem to deserve consideration are now valuable
mines. As massive auriferous
sulphides do not exist, elsewhere
in the whole world, neither does
the man live today whose experience licenses him to judge or
foretell tlie hidden values of the
lowest grade prospects in Ihe
camp, 1 believe it Is destined to
take the lead and be the greatest
ore producer on earth, excelling
in richness even South Africa,
whose mines are now 12 years
old, when the output eight years
ago was nol so great as the output of this district is today,
"Yesterday I wont down -175
[eel, in the Lo Roi, Whul I saw
staggered mo with its immensity.
Tailing into consideration Ihe
size of Ihe ore body, the value of
the ore, and Ihe cheapness of
treatment;, the Lo Roi stands un-
parol lad in Its class. Who can
foretell what depth will do for
such lirst-c.lass mines as the
Central Star, Josie, War Eagle.
Iron Mask and a score of others?
Rossland is a groat little city, a
star whose each ray is lipped
with an ornament of gold—a
little city of great promise whose
future is assured."
A new method of conducting a
mining brokerage business has
been inaugurated hy a mining
and financial broker in Toronto,
He has a large clientage, ami his
customers have confidence in him, Christians in the precinct of St.
and asked that he visit the goot- John monastery, Several priests,
l.oildon, Aug 10; The daily
News dispatch from Alliens says:
At Anapolis j'edia, nearllaraktia.
in the island of I rote, on Stltur.
day, a thousand armed Mussulmans    butchered    ;)d   unarmed
Commlssloni i ol Lands .mil Worlts  lor per
aeres of uurosct'Ycd mill unoeenpteil Crown
lauds mi Mart cni.il, Hum |{oorcnaj district,
ih, initial post liuliuf the N \y   corner, sit.
iliili- on Uu N.Hamuli ol Mum crOOB.nnd
itii.mt two liiiiidreil feel north of llic wninnm
road brldno, lliouco (10.00) forty chains Fust,
thonce (10.110) forty I'liiiins South, thoneo
tieni) fori.v chains West, ihoncs (moil) forty
t'lmitis North tn initial post.
Dnlci] ibis ll Hi day o| July isim,
|(. 0. JcillllllBs.
The AMERICAN
STORE.
GENERAL MERCHANDISE
(iiiiiii Powder, Mining Supplies & Hardware,
GROCLRIE.S   &    PROVISIONS
 Supplies Pop Miners & Prospectors,
,J   BIJONES fllKl GOMPflNY,
PORT   STEELE   B.C.
enay and investigate the different
mining propertii s and make a report on the mines which are being
worked. On iiis report stock
sales of considerable magnitudi
women ami children are among
the victims, One woman was
slaughtered for saving children
and her husband butchered on
her knees,      Several  churches
will be made.  The broker is now I were desolated and a priest named
in the Kootenay. accompanied by Joermiah had his ears and nose
m expert, and will make a thorough inspection of the principal
properties ill the various dis
tricts,
C,\.\"T TARE TIIK f)|!K AW \V.
rdio Columbia $ Western railway is
now taking about 100 tuns a day of the
Lu Hoi nre. itntl 50 tons in'e being shipped by waggon to Noi'tlijmrt, Even this
is making no perceptible. Impvosgion nn
tho tliiiiisunils of tons on the dump. It
does mil gain on the output of the mine.
Tlui l,o Roi I'innpiiuy recently made it
'ontrnet with the I'uget Sound Reduction Company fur tho delivery ol 1000
tuns of ore. und this is wliiil is going by
wagon In Xiii'thpoi't,
Town Is Full of I'tipitulists Socking
Investments*
Cluu'lOB P. Ondin cumo down from
Ifossliind lust evening. Hi; reports the
ettinp us lively. The town is filled with
Montreal and Toronto buyers, some of
whom ure there to Investigate the pro-
crtics now being Heated in Toronto,
A strike of ai'senlettl iron on the Giant
claim, un Red mountain, has greatly
encouraged the owners of the property.
There has been it strike of high grade
copper ore on the Coxcy.
The new compressor plant for the Gertrude Is now at Xorthport, and will be
brought up to the mine soon as possible
Six men are sinking a shaft on the
property, The shaft -is down 411 feet.
Several open eats on tho Gertrude made
ut intervals for a 1000 feet, has demonstrated thut the vein is ull right.
severed from his head, ami was
then burned alive on a  pile of
acred pictures.
Ottawa, Aug, 1;—Notice is
given that application will be
made at the next session of Parliament to incorporate the Crow's
Nest Pass Railway with power
to build and operate a line from
a point at or near Lethbridgo
through the Crow's Nest Pass to
connect with the existing railway
at. Nelson. Kootenay district, P.
R. Latchford, of Ottawa, is solicitor for the applicants.
Praneis Cordon Forbes, who
retired for Mr, Fielding, is gazetted as subcollector of Customs
in Prince Edward Island.
Geo. R Maxwell was gazetted
member for Burrard to-day.
This completes the official announcement of the members returned at the last general election
to serve in the eighth Parliament.
It. Mlew, Hamu, /■'. V. S,
| Mem, Fed. l,,st. .1/ it- il I<1 |
Assay Office .I- Metallurgical ll'orn'*,
Vancouver It. I'.
Mill tests uiatjc nn parcels of pr/j flip In
IMIO, IMs in iniijlil.
Vivinpt i'i In ill*, mill accuracy 0iimnteed,
.TUB..,
cAssau, gold tixrii.uriXG
CUMl'AXV. " Ud, "
OF GLASGOW
tut: Mat'AJtrHVJt-Fonmsr
( UYMDE PltOCm, )
Mint fit and others icuntinu ni'n treated by
the t'ynide Process should wm! swuples Id
die Canadian representative,
WJ'l'lU.UW.IIAllVEy.F.CS.
Assay Office (!'• Metullmyical Ifoi'fa
VAKCOVVElili.O,
The National Matte Smelter,
I'l.'IIANS AT WORK IN SPAIN,
-.—0	
Valencia. Spain, August 10:—
Riotous demonstrations against
the,government continue. This
city wtis placarded yesterday
with posters reading: "Longlive
free Cuba." "Long live social
revolution," etc.
[NEWS ABROAD.
IRISH LAND BILL MADE TROUBLE
Government Was Defeated in the
House of Lords,
London, Aug. ti:—The government suffered defeat in the house
of lords today when the Irish
land bill was being considered in
the committee stage, The
amendment of Viscount Temple-
ton, asking that the several leases
of each holding should be ascertained and fair rents be based on
the assumption that all improvements wore made or acquired by
landlords, was taken up, The
government refused to accept the
amendment, but it was adopted
by the house of lords. 127 ays to
07 noes.
UPPER KOOTENAY NAVIGATION
COMPANY,
Steamer Annerly.
Will   make    two    trips    each    week
between  Jennings  Montana,   and
Fort  Steele, B.C,
FOR   FREIGHT   AND   EXPRESS   APPLY   TO
B.W.JONES.
Jennings   Montana,
SPANISH RECEIVE A THRASHING
Cubans Assist Them in Filling
the Hospitals of Santiago.
New York,  Aug. 8:—On the
steamer Niagara, which reached
e
BROKE A STEAMER RECORD
" Cuba, where the sister anu son ol
New   -lurk.  August   H:    I he (;,,„,-ji,l Lu.i-,-t.,,t'ili,.|'uhiin urtiiy
•\ rican line sleamer SI  Louis, They were obliged to leave the
this pert today from Santiago 11
Cuba, where the sister and son o
which   arrived   this afternoon,
broke   ibe   Soulhamption  New
York r ird, making the passage
in six  days,   tun  hours  and   ^1
minutes, ecliplsing the brilliant w|„.,,, ,i„.v „,.,,, M.,.l,,„,,|  ;„ .,
island for their own safety, and
wiib the greatosl difficulty managed tn reach the steamer at
Santiago   from   a   small boat.
record made by her sister ship
St Paul, nisi June, of six days,
live hours ami :i. minutes.
HAY    A HA MU i.N'     Ills    I'.AI.ni.Y
TRIP,
Christina, Norway, Aug.!): A
paper here publishes a dispatch
received from Spitzbergeii. saying tliat. Professor Andrcc declares Unit Unless Ibe wind sunn
changes lie will pack away bis
balium anil postpone bis attempt
to cross Hu- Arctic regions until
|HH7, us there is no midnight sun
afler August 21.
AILSA WON Tilt: EVENT
f'mves, Aug, !l: In I lie nice lor Hie
Meienr eliiillenee imp, presented Iiy
I'.uiperior William, und '.pen to ull
yuelits of liny rig. Illllll. in lOui'Opo, e.v-
reeding 100 ruling and belonging tu a
leeiigiilsed l'',iirii|ieiin yaelit elnli, Ailsit
won today, ovQi'Satiuiltauud Britannia.
state   room   uniil  ibe steamer
left.
General Lucrel bad inlliclod
considerable damage to the
Spanish lines of transportation
by ibe use uf dynamite. Captain
General Weyler warned Lucrel.
thai unless be ceased thai mode
of warfare, the govornmenl
would retaliate by blowing up
tlie residence uf bis family, near
Santiago. The family immod.
lately abandoned their homo.
Oilier passengers arriving by
ibe Niagara roporl that the
.Spanish troops suffered n crush
ingdofoal in a battle near San
lingo on Tuesday. July 28,
UOIlorals Come/, and GlU'oill
Immediately gathered troops ami
succeeded in engaging Ibe col
llliins before Ihey could   e|)'eel   a
juncture,
The hospitals ami private
houses of Santiago were reported
Idled with wounded Spaniards,
A TOAST TO THE QUEEN,
It takes a Yankee to teach the
Englishmen the felicities of after
dinner oratory. Colonel Walker.
Ihe commander of the Boston
Ancient and Honorable artillery,
at a banquet, in offering a loast
to the British sovereign, alluded
lo her "queeiiliness as a woman
and her womanliness as n queen."
The phrase has wonderfully
tickled ihe Englishmen, and
brings forth enthusiastic praise
from the English newspapers,
many of which over thero had
never thought of such a. happy
and graceful expression.
A practical, cheap and simple
method of matting sulphide ore,
such as nickle, copper, gold, and
silver ores, In localities where
lead ores and fuel are scarce and
almost unattainable, our pyritie,
water jacketed Matte Smelter
has been recognized with highly
satisfactory results, and has
been thoroughly tested on various pyritie, sulphide and arsen.
ide ores, in capacity of 2 to HO
tons per day. It is the simpliest
method of gold and silver ore
matting, and concentrating that
is known to-day,
It requires no extraordinary
skill, no lead ores, no fluxing
material, and no fuel for the smelter after it is started. The sul-
pher in the ore is its natural
fuel only, and its cost has no
comparison with any other process of concentrating,
Wc are prepared to furnish any
size or capacity plant complete
to substantial mining people, set
it up and furnish our men to run
it for them on easy payments,
Prices and specifications, with
references and testimonials on
application,
NATIONAL OHK k RKDUOTION CO.
Muinifiicluriirs ul l-'nnuu'i's fur Nlelile, Coinier.
Ilulil, Silver umi l.i'iiil Ores.
KNIIINi:r.llS AMI I'US'l'llAi 'lulls lull
EQUIPMENT   OF   CHEMICAL
HEDL'OTIDN WOBKS,
ST, l,m:is. Mo.
H.G. PARSONS.
GENERAL     MERCHANT
AND
WHOLESALE   LIQUOR   DEALER,
Golden  B. C.
AGENTS   FOR   THE
Confederation   Life   Association,
Canada   Accident   Assurance Co,
Phuenix   Fire   Assurance   Co,   of   London   Eng.
Phoenix   of   Hartford,
Liverpool, London, Globe, and Atlas Assurance Co's,
Western Assurance Co, British Assurance Co.
Pacific. Coast Fire Insurance Co,
AND     OTHERS.
(icioll CHOPS IK IHKI.AXI).
Ireland has stood the prolonged
drought much hotter than England, and, save hi a few places
where ihe soil was abnormally
scanty,crops now una ring harvest,
are extremely good.
SI'.N'S E('I,IPSE IN JAPAN,
Yokohama. Aug. 10: The
sun's eclipse was clearly visible
here ami al. Tokio. Northward
however, in which direction Ihe
astronomers proceeded, Ibe sky
was cloudy, and obsei'valions impossible.
Subscribe for Tho Prospector,
TURKS WATCH TIIKSI.Al'dHTEH
UPPER  COLUMBIA NAVIGATION AND  TRAMWAY CO.  Ltd.
And   The
INTERNATIONAL     TRANSPORTATION     CO.
Connecting   with   The
GANADIAN  PAGIPIC  S  GREAT  NORTHERN  RAILWAYS.
TIME      TABLE
Season   of   1806,
Leave Golden every Tuesday 4 11.111.
Stage leaves Fort Steel Wednesday at I! 11.111.
F. P. ARMSTRONG,   MANAGER,
THE   DALGARDNO   HOUSE,
Fort    Steele   B.C.
Mohammedans    Are    Repulsed
With a Heavy Loss.
Canea, Aug. 5:—A body of
Mohammedans, which broke
through the cordon of Turkish
troops ul Ihe third attempt, advanced lo attack Ibe Insurgents
near Coprane, but were met by
Ibe latter and repulsed with a
heavy loss. They captured the
arms unit ammunition of the Mo
baiiinieilans ami pursued fliein
back lo Ihe cordon, The Turkish troops passively watched Ibe
lighting,
1'HINCE IIOIjENIjOIII'I IIESKiNS,
Merlin, Aii|f. II; Ni'iislen Niielirieliten
iiiuii'uueiis tiiul Prince llolienlolie, liie
[101'lnl elniiieellor, lilts I'oltfllOll 1111(1 left
Berlin fur Knssel. It Ih milled furl her
tiiul eliituee.s urn iuitiiiiiiliiill In tlia ministry of tinttueo.
Now under management of
A. MOR1N.
Is a large and attractive Hotel
of quiet  elegance in all its
appointments,  with a
cusine of superior
excellence.
Special rales by the month.
VEOETAIH.ES A- EAIIM   PRODUCE
illllll kimls ul tilt)
riiu.i.irrs it.ixt'iiK.
*	
A few pairs of |iure Pckin  Ducks
$11,00 nor pub'.   Leave unices with
II. II'. JOS US, Stain. /Illlici'ij/i
James High warden.
'I'OIIHOrllll     Artist.
Shaving & llaii'cuttjng,
llvori'liiliiK Si"1 * llinl"*.
BALE  BRO'S.
WHOLESALE if HKTAII.
BUTCHERS.
 ^_        ,11
FISH   &  OAME   IN  SEASON.
Meals Delivered at The Mines at
Reasonable Prices,
If  you want   the   prime
DAIRY   PRODUCE,
All machine made on factory
principles.   Come  to
WALLING.BR  A, ARNOLD,
Fort Steele 13,0,
COLUMBIA LAUNDHY
Hot And Cold Baths
Washing & Mending,
Mrs, Lewis.
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