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\  OL.III.N0. 47.
$2.00 A YEAR.
Covptirattor        supers Betraying
the Part.       ..w.��ah Intereata.
But Just Why People Will Continue
to Follow Blindly These Decoys is a Mystery.
The Liberal party Is badly split In:
this province, anil of courBO there Is
trouble in thut particular political
camp. The Eaqle has just re-
col ved a circular letter from Thos. H.
Mnekuy, secretary of the Vancouver
Liberal Association, and from it we
cull h sweeping statement, which we
venture to say is more truth than fiction. Regarding who shall be entitled
to intend the convention, shortly tn be
held In Vancouver, Mr. Mackuy says:
"With regard to itdmittlng Liberal
editors of pRners supporting the Dominion government we do tint think
the**' gentlemen nre In any way rept*e-
sei tut-Ive of I he Liberal party in this
province. Nearly all the news
papers in British Columbia are
owned or controlled uy corporations who have no politics and
simply hun them in the interest
op their business. editors abe in
tiie employ of these corporations
and are not allowed'to express
or have any opinion contrary to
t'he wish 01' their employers. we
therefore think that the admission of men of this class would
nov tend towards brinoino the
,iust ri'iiil that ovor again, gentle
voter. Whit iio you think of? And
this from (iae nf your own party-mon I
bun yon read betweSn tho lines, or
must you blindly follow these decoy
newspapers and politicians to the bit-
tor end? Tsn't it shout time you began tojthlnkfnnyourselff Civesocial-
isin a! littlo thought, Perhaps you
think It is all.i'lght in theory, but not.
in prjctjoe. R��nd on, and make n
more furefni analysis of tbo trustB and
capiat)* of industry, the coming power
of tin world. Break away from the
old parties, and join tho socialists in a
demai d for tho collective ownership
and management of the means of pro-
ducti'ln and. distribution. Let's pet a*
tho rent of our present-day evils. You
may lw.doubtful; but give onr side s
fair hhring. Lot us reason together.
Once jju hcooine 11 stndpnt of socialism, tbs old political parties have lost
you foi*o11 time.   Try it.
Tbo EAQLB, anyway, can seo no good
ronsmi why the pi opl�� should hind or
ally tjietnselyes ivith either of the old
parties. Tliey hotli stand by the private owners of iheinennsof production,
seeu'-- their ''reptile fund" from thOsi'
. who benefit by such a syftom, and are
not In any way endeavoring t" tiitti
vlnio the power and greed of private
ownership, Tbey nro dealing with the
effect of onr unjust economic system.
not witi tin* uiuse. Hut let the good
work j;! on These nld parties, with
the nssManco of the trusts, aro paving
thn way for socialism���tho natural outgrowth of present-day co-operntlon
and legi) robbery from tho producers.
A Fricnlly Pointer to Wo, tin and others.
Tho rieal  branch ot  the Imperial
bank wiI bo opon for bualnes on Monday.   Airopos ot  this occasion, the
Kaole (Ives an oxtract from a speech
made reipntly by a gontlotnan who had
convlcthls of his own and not afraid
to expree thorn, at a banker's banquet
some, we)ks ago. ;I!o euneltided:   "ir
you really waut to know tlio meaning
of the ft-rms- '>..'.-.:i;o Heart1 anil 'ley
J-'iye/.gr into one of theso refrigerator pljtirts far a loan  when  money is
���^  tight,   tt is prudent ut such times to
*mimr ear mull's nnil red mittens, fastened tii^**^0|,|le|. nnl] tniii: so thut thoy can't
bo lost, \  rol. ylln ivjn nWii -ctu,   ^B 8(ll)ri
asyourt   Wh tho outer air���whicn will
boiaaboi\lt a second���run home and
plunge the extremities In hot water,
and placo a porous plaster on what remains of your self-esteem.
"Bankers are too prono to judge a
man by bis appearance, so that the
very mon who need the money most
havo the hardest work to got lt. They
aro apt, especially at tbe city bank, to
discriminate against a feller who looks
rocky, in favor of the Roakyfeller.
Clothes do not mako the man. if they
did, Hetty (Jreen wouldn't bo where
sho Is and Russell Sage would be In
the Old Ladies' Home. If Uncle Russell had to travel on his shape, he
would never see much of the world.
Yet, beneath tbo ragged .coat there
beats a heart, which as a beater can't
be beat���a heart as true (so the Standard gas people say.) as steal. I had Intended to touch upon a few Vital questions concerning finance this evening,
hut the night is waning and I guess you
have all been 'touched'sufficiently of
late, so I will restrain myself and give
some other orator a chsnee to get himself disliked."
Mining Dividends In November.
November dividend payments by ufi
companies identified with the mining
and metallurgical industry of the
United States, aggregated $12,584,204.
\ceording to reports received by the
Engineering and Mining Journal, 30
precious and semi-precious metal mines
paid (1,825,329, or 14.5 per cent, of the
total, while the balance of $10,758,965,
or 85 5 per cent, was contributed by 20
allied industrial companies. Large
disbursements have also been made by
numerous private atirl close corporations, such us the properties controlled
by Senator W. A. Clark, of Montana,
and the Phelps-Dodge interests that
do not, report. The largest paymont
during tho month was $8,929,049 on the
preferred stock of tlio United States
Steel Corporation.
The metal mind disbursements were:
Copper (4), (860,009; gold, silvor and
lend (30). (952.843s z'nc (2). $2i,477;
total, 1,825,329. The industrial payments wore: Iron and steel (���!), (0,923,-
674; coal and coke (2),*'$504,1181! pet-oleum and natural gas (12), 8119,110;
chemical and mineral companies (2),
$211,500; total, $10,758.9(15.
In the 11 months ending November
30; the dividends reported bv 216 companies aggregated over $146,000,000, a
most, excellent showing. ��� American
Mining News. A most excellent showing for whom?
A Reduotion Granted to Silver-Lead
Mine Owners.
Will Stimulate Silver-Lead Mining
Industry and Cause More
The Nelson and Trail smelters have
granted silver-lead mine owners a reduction of (4 per ton in tbe treatment
rate upon their ores which carry more
than twenty per cent. lead. The new
rates are based upon oros carrying
twenty per cent. lead. The present
rate for tho treatment of ore of this
class is $15; by the new tariff it will be
$11. Por ore carry ing more than twenty
por ceDt. lead there is the samo provision of adding twenty cents to tho
rate for each per cent, of lead over
twenty. In the case of ore currying
forty per eont. lead the treatment rate
would work out $15 which is ju.-t (4
lower than the rates charged by the
smelters this year for tho treatment of
the samo grade of ore. Theso rales
are much more favorable than many of
tho mino owners wero led t > expect,
but tbey are not as good ns they appear
on the surface, as there aro tt number
of new conditions attached to them
which did not, apply to tlie old rate.
cost of smelling, mid plncos the re-
lined article at such a | rice as will
croate a home market, wu cannot hope
for such an outlook.
Does the C. P. II. ray No Duty?
Tho decision of tba Board of General
Appraisers in the ease of lead ores and
hulllon imported to ho smolted or refined hero In bond, is to bo contested.
This decision, it will bo remembered,
was to tho effect that tho proportion of
metals which must be exported in order
to cancel tho bond, must be based upon
the quantity of metal shown toba In the
ores by tho government ussay, and not
upon the quantity actually recovered in
smelting nnd refining. Notice has
been given that an appeal will be taken
from this decision of the appraisers to
the United States Circuit Court.���E.
and M. Journal.
Tho Coming Mining Ciuno of 11. p.
During tho last two years two other
districts  have beon   rapidly  forcing
j themselves  on  the  attention  of  the
- mining world, and to-i!ay the Lardeau
!and  Trout.  Lake districts bid fuir to
' rival, if not surpass, the older districts
of the  Kootenuy, says the Vancouver
i Province.   The  immense  richness of
the ore in the  properties  about tlio
I town of  Ferguson,  wus demonstrated
1 last year when eighty tons, sent to tho
, Trail smelter, realized to the shippers
! $18,000 after pr.ying all tbe expenses of
transportation,   which  wore anything
but small.   Alt this country has beon
very thoroughly exploited, and at tbo
present time for miles about Ferguson,
it has all boen staked by prospectors
and miners.   During tho last your and
a half tho  representatives of  English
and American  companies have looked
over this  territory with considerable
care, and many properties have beon
bonded at very large amounts, showing
the belief which experts entertain regarding the district.   It is expected
that by the end of next year a railway
line will  have been completed from
Kootenay to Arrow lake to tap this
country, and furnish means for getting
out the ore.
Silver Cup'H Ore Shipment.
The .Sliver Cup oro is not boing
h'ltilod to Beaton, us stated ia the
Eaole last Issue, but to Trout Lako,
where It will be bold for shipment next
spring over tho now A. & K. branch, a
fairly good indication lu itself tbat
Manager Didisheim hns received sufficient guarantee from tlio railway officials to warrant him In doing so. The
shipment of 800 tons of oro from
tho Cup will mean further and more
extonsivo development work beforo
other shipments are made. Sept.
Warden has u forco of some 40 men
employod at present.
Be Careful With Vour Light* nnil Flrei.
This is tho senson of the year whon
the fire fiend, terriblo at any timo, harvests his many vlotuns, says tho Frank
Sentinel. All of us havo known prosperous towns whoso citizens wont to
bed even with tho woild and who, tbo
next morning, gathered around tho
blackened ruins of their town homeless
and bankrupt. In a town such as wo
huvo hero, with practically no lire
protection, it stands everyone in bund
to bo careful about their lights aud
fires, for their neighbors' sake as well
as their own.
He Will Do Honor to II. C.
Prof. Blochberger of Rossland,
largely Interested In the Fish Crook
camp, has boen requested to deliver an
address on British Columbia at tho
United States editorial congress to be
held during tlie month of May, 1902,
in Hot Springs, Arkansas, and recognizing the Importanco and prominence.
our provinco has attracted throughout
the world, tho subject of "Minos and
Mining ln British Columbia" was
assigned to Mr. Blochberger by tho
president of the association.
The Only Hope for l.nrdeau Mine owners,
With the curtailment of lead production, und a Blow and steady marketing of the lead on hand, thero has boen
a constant docrense of tho surplus, and
it Is estimated that by tbo lirst of tho
year, there will bo not to exceed 15,000
or 20,000 tons on hand, which is not a
largo aniount for a smelting company
to havo in storage and in transit. By
the first of the year there Is expected
to bo a marked revival of the mining
industry of the Coour d'Alones, says
tho Bu.to People, lf Lardoau mino
ownors could only get Coour d'Alone
prices, this would bo tho busiest camp
of tho bunch next season. But until
the government or thc C. P. II furnishes us with a refineryi  reduces tbo
Spencer City, it New Tiiivu.
Tho townsite kuown by above mono
is situated on thu West Fork of tho
Duncan at the junction of the Littlo
West Fork. It was located over a
year ago by Dr. Spencer's agent sinco
which a crown grant has beon issued
and Is in the hands of the London and
Canadian Development company, of
which Dr. Spencer is president. There
are several holders of the shares and
it is the intention of tho owners to open
a supply store.put up a saw mill, put In
a livery, pack,-and a large boarding
house, as oarly in 1902 as possible, Tbe
surveyors havo laid out several streets
and there is abundance of water for all
purposes. Tho government trail is
nearly finished from Hall's creek to
the townsite and the trail to tbe Old
Gold camp bus been made. Negotia-
t ions are oo for erecting a smelter there
and with the dozen gold properties surrounding it.as well as the enterprising
company pushing it ahead, u town
should soon be in existence. There is
no question regarding tho richness of
tho Lardeau. Trout Lako City and
Ferguson will serve their purposo for
their districts and there need bo no
rivalry between them and Spencer
people. Tho only proper inlet and outlet for all that district is by the West
Fork and the Duncan. A railroad
must go in that way and to this very
Ono prominent resident of Rossland
says: "You have a better position and
prospect than Rossland was seven yours
Tbe surveyor, Mr. Wilkie, suys: "In
ray opinion Spencer City has a fair future beforo it as soon as the mineB of
the Little West Fork do any shipping,
us all that traffic haa to go through it
on its way to Kootenay lake. There is
also fair plno and cedar oo it."
Mr. C, Oulhott, A. 11. C. So., M. E.,
who has examined properties In this
district writes, unsolicited: "I consider its locution a very advantageous
ono. Judging from whut I suw no oilier
townsite can bo taken up which will be
so favorably situaied us a supply point
for tlio whole of tbe west fori; of tho
Duncan and its tributaries. 1 consider
the townsite a very valuable holding."
As soon as the season opens lots can
be conveyed, applications for which can
now bo made to the London and Canadian Development company, Bruntfonl
Ont.  U*
Wants Labor Party to -Jul n Socialists.
J. M. Cameron, organizer of tho
socialist party of British Columbia, returned to Nelson on Tuesday after u
successful trip thru tho district. Ho
organized branches of the pi"ty at
Kossland, -11 members: Grand Forks,
13; Greenwood, 22; Phoenix,23; Ymir,
26; nnd Trail, 7. Ho stated thut if the
Independent Labor Party would accept
the platform hud down by the socialists tho latter would support it to the
best of their ability and work huud in
hand. They, would also expect any
candidate that they supported to sign
an undated resignation to bo left with
tho socialists.���-Nelson Miner.
Will OH Ki-placo Coin".'
A small experimental smeltor has
just been erected at Sau Diego, Cab,
says tho Scientific American, This
will uso as an experiment oil as a fool
in tho reduction of copper and all
other smelting oros. Mr. Trapp, tbe
Inventor, bas perfect contidenco in its
success. In tho ordinary smelter coke
bus buon considered a necessity in
smelting, as it generates groat boat
and has a chemical action on tho ore.
Shipments of iron and coppor ore have
been mado to the new ameltot* and experiments will be started at once.
It's tt Government Ilellnery Wo Want.
According to a report from Vancouver, B. C, tho silver mino ownors of
Kooteuay are contemplating tboorec-
tion of a refinery. Sinco tbe American Smelting nud Refining company
stopped buying tho silver-lend ores of
that district tho mino ownors there
havo been obliged to stop work. Thoy
ure now going to approach tho Canadian government in an endeavor to obtain a bonus for theoreo'lou und operation of a rolinory.���Los Angeles Mining Review.
Muoh in Store for Ferguson and thc
Lardeau During 1902.
We Have Only to Compare Our
Position to a Year Ago to Realize, the Progress Being Made.
The year 1902 has dawned, but all
days look alike in tbe Lardeau. Thc
gradual rise in silver, and the construction of a smelter in town, reduce
smelter rates outside, and the prospect
of a lead refinery Is having a stimulating effect. It would appear that, after
all, by the time Lardeau mine ownors
aro ready to ship ore next season.
market conditions will wo more favorable. The experience of tho past fow
weeks has been well nigh disheartening, but it seems to be the only method
by which Canadians can be aroused
and put to devising moans to work out
their own destiny, Independent of tbo
American Lead Trust. Why, even the
department of mines has partially
opened ono eye und is beginning a
work it should have done yours ugo.
Thore is ull kinds of silver wanted
during tho noxt year or two for thu
mints���oven Canada's mint may be in
business beforo tho end of tho century
���aud if there Is no "free silvor" thereafter it will not bo becuuso thore has
been none, transformed into legal
Locally, the camp is' rather qniol
tvit.i everybody "jagging" along us
usual ut one thing or another, lt has
been Bald that the ttutlcipution of an
event produces more bappiuoss for the
enthused than the realization. If this
be tho case, Lardeaultes uro indood a
bappy lot; for havo ive not under
materialization for the year 1002, ruij-
wny transportation, a smelter, a refinery, several new shipping mines���
now under development, and all sort-
of modern appliances for tho town il
self, lf there is one town and mining
eamp in Canada, to go ahead during
the coining your, Ferguson und thc
Lardeau will he that cuinbiuatioo.
"We" have tlie mi* es, and "Wo" huvo
the men and the money; now all "Wo"
want is tho get-there Ell, Aud that's
iu sight.
Wrong System Makes It Possible.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier's name appear-
on thc list of shareholders of the great
Lipton manufactory in London, In
which manhood, womanhood, and chili:-
hood are sacrificed and debused to
crcato the millions so lavishly spent
by Sir Lipton in Now York and elsewhere. Will Sir Wilfrid tell how
much ho paid for thut stock, and
whether the holdlog of such stock does
not Inllueiice him to declaim agatd9l
socialism and to rofuso to pose, as Mr.
Mulock does, as tho special friend of
labor'{���C. and C.
Ktullrtl IlrouMe Group.
J. W. Livingstone and Ole Poterson
aro in town. They havo quit work o;'
the Ruffled Grouso for tho winter, having about four tous moro ore ready for
shipment. Thoy havo dono a good
deal of surface work, driven somo fifty
foet of tunnel and sunk a thirty-foot
shaft. Tho property, says Olo Peterson, is looking splendid, und noxt season tbey will re*cominoncc work on a
larger scale. As soon as tho smelter
plant In Forguson is ready for businoss
they intend to bring their oro up ami
market it hero.
Ferguson's Sluuluil* Under Way.
Lumber for the McCrossan smoltor;
now being built in Ferguson, is beiu.r
laid on tho ground. Tho basement Is
altngst completed, and carpenters will
bo at work this week. Word of th>
arrival of tho machinery from 'Frisco
is expected daily. Tho wood-out ting
contract is well under way. and already a {food deal of it has. boon delivered. AUvertisini! RatOB: Display -idn.. VM per
column Inch por month, Logs) nds. 13 cunta
por (nonpar-toil lint- let first insertion i Boonts
toroaob tidiiiiii.iisl Insortlon. Readingnotices
i-l eeuts tier lint: ourti issuti. Ninety tlsy Intuit
notices, 110; sixty Uayi.l7.6uj thirty days, |fi.
>" utls. aocoptoil to toss lIniit lull rotes.
Subwrlptiou llatMi By mall or carrier, 12.00
1 or anrniitt ; r-l.tni for six months. Tn lorcign
nddrouMi f.'.fic.  Btoppod at oxpiratlon.
Job Printing! Tlie Eagle job department is
'lielK-Nt equipped Office in North Kootenay,
tutl Is prepaietf In execute nil kinds ol printing
.' honest print.
Ailtlrcss all roinmiinlcntlons to
foi Ice to "KHgle" Keadrrs.
b inks multiplied, real estate "val-1 ernment," a socia,
ues" enhanced���none of these things ��� which the people
m-*an national progress or national masters.    Let  nil
prosperity.' On the contrary, they
may, and too often do, mean" national decay, ruin and revolution.
Some rich men take to horse-racing
to relieve the ennui of a life made
monotonous by the absence of useful occupation; others sail yachts, or
drive automobiles*, or preach sentimental twaddle about how nice it is
to he "good"���' "real" good. One
of this last sort is John D. Rockefeller, Jr., who recently told a Sunday school class that he believed
"wealth was a gift from God ami
meant happiness il it was used as
God intended that it should he;
wealth was given by God for a good
puipose and not for an evil purpose." To say nothing whatever
of the methods used by his distinguished father to get wealth, it
would seem to be about time for
Cod to start a few damage suits
against these modern rich babblers
for defamation of character.
1 will bo absent for tbe next two weeks, on
HbuslnCs.- trie it-Coast i-lties. and during that        Ar. ���   .. _., . ��,��� ���jm:,*-,t ,nnt
rime a.j. iiMrton��in hare charge oi thetagie     After all, it must be admitted that
eolumns, while Al. l'elkcy will look alter the   ..         ..     ���f _���-._-...,.   -���,-:-���-
tnoohanlcul department,   changes oi advts., the ownership of property carries
job work, etc.,  will be accepted aa usual.   .....  .fc .,    ............,,���    _r _,.���    jr -,rt���
Hoping, tbui the bank manager win bo - with it the ownership ot men. it you
own a man he  would be worthless
���iicri-iltil; that the sheriff will rotnaln in Kev*
t*lstoke; that our creditors will live In hope,
tnd our debtors pay up so rapidly tbat thc
-nb-c lltor will abscond, I remain.
Honest men need never fear that
any obnoxious relorm, either social
or political, will burst upon the
people and carry the country into
the whirlpool of destruction. Reforms work in the opposite way.
It is the agitation of reform that
keeps the world from drifting back
into barbarism, says an eminent
writer. In the backward movement
there is no agitation. The people
who work to ruin the prosperity
and happiness of men, do it in
secret.- They seek darkness in
preference to light. They becloud
the intellect of the common herd
with promises of prosperity, and
lull the world to sleep with the
lullaby songs ol hypocracy, and then
plunder the sleepers so slyly that
they do not even suspect their loss
after they awaken and count over
their possessions. Don't be afraid
of the noisy reformer���he is too
honest to deceive anybody. The
dangerous man is he who takes his
victim around the corner to whisper
in his ear and make promises that
must be kept a profound secret until
ihe scheme is fully developed and
fastened on the people. Anything
that is done openly, must of its very
nature he done honestly. And to
do a thing openly and honestly,
promising the people only the real
benefits to be derived from the reform or change in existing conditions, to convince the people of
the truth, without deceiving them
in any manner; to make a genuine
conscientious conversion to the righi
way of thinking���takes a long,
long, weary, weary time, and don't
let this fact leak thru the slats of
your thought-crib. The human intellect moves slow, slower than tar
in January, slower than the growth
of a century plant, slower than
dropping water boring a hole into a
rock of granite, slower than the
Senate in passing a labor alien law
���yea, even almost as slow as theup-
heaval of the mountains during the
world's cooling-off process, or the
disintegration of the planets while
evolution goes on in in its everlasting changing of the atoms and
molecules out of which this mighty
universe is constructed. In fact,
the human mind is stow, sluggish,
-lecpy, slothful, languid, obstinate,
dull, dormant, calloused, torpid,
lazy, suspicious, prejudiced, and
confined within a mighty thick skull.
It wallowed around in barbarism
and paganism for thousands of
���ears, and has scarcely got both
test out of this condition as we go
'o press. People who claim that
we have climbed out of paganism
nnd animalism and barbarism can't
put their fingers on the exact date
when we crossed the line and stepped
tut into the broad daylight of civili-
to you unless you had some form of
property on which to work him,
says the Appeal. If you did not
own the man but owned the property he would have to. serve you
The fact that he could serve some
other fellow with property would
make no difference to him. He
would have to serve or starve,
When all men own the property collectively then each will be equally
free to apply himself on the com
mon capital and get the full results
of his labor. In no other way is it
possible, tinder common ownership each child would inherit an
equal right to a place to apply itself, and would not have to work
lor years for the profit of others he-
fore it could save enough to buy un
individual place to apply its energies.
And even if all could buy an individual place, those who owned the
means of transportation and exchange could and would levy a
profit off the balance of the people.
Mining, when conducted with the
same business caution that the
average commercial venture requires, is equally safe and more
profitable, observes the I,ead and
Zinc News. No business man
would think of turning over the
management of his affairs to a green
man, and yet many of those same
business men, ordinarily level-headed will consent to turn a mining
enterprise oyer to a green man.
Under competent management, conducted with the same cure that a
wholesale or retail business is carried on, mining is as sate an investment as can be secured. When the
presence of ore in paying quantities
is known then the elimination ofthe
element of chance is accomplished
with more than a reasonable
certainty. Don't forget when
starting a mining enterprise that
cheap management is most frequently the most extravagant in the
long run.
History teaches us that nations
mist continually grow or surely
crumble. Me is not a true statesman who seeks to perpetuate a sys
No one can make head or tail of
the copper situation. Bull and bear
are fighting in Wall street without
the least regard for the welfare of
business. Let a body of foolish men
go out on a strike and the United
States rings with denunciations by
the denizens of Wall street against
the evil-minded business-destroying
striker. Yet in these times of Wail
street manipulations there is not a
bear or bull of them all who would
hesitate to shut up a dozen factories
and throw thousands of men out of
work if they thought they could
force rlown or tip, as suited their
purposes, a particular stock, even
one point. Such men are mere
warts upon the face of commerce.
When bull nnd bear arc in fierce
strife, it is well for the pigeon to
get under the eaves and stay there.
Mining Reporter.
abolition of political corruption join
hVthe establishment o f the co-operative commonwealth.
locracy  inijf yoU   arg   building   or contemplate building we will be'
desire ��the{Pleased t0 *luote >'ou esti'*mates on anything made in our
Sash and Door Factory
The Eagle has been i equested hy
a number of Lardeauit es, among
whom are prominent busi ness men,
to draw Thos. Taylor's atl ention lo
the necessity 'if a short wagi'n road,
and bridge over the north fork ot
Lardeau creek just above town, to
join the north and south fork r>oads,
without going down hill, as at present, lo pull up again. The advantage of such a connection must he
apparent to anyone who will sltfe
up the ground and give the subject
a few moments thought.- The roaa'
would be a short one, starting from
this side at the sp-.elter, to a point
at the north fork canyon, where a
bridge could easily be built, and on
over straight to the Nettie L. ore
house, with comparatively no grade,
and a much shorter haul to bring
ore to the smelter. The annual
expense of keeping the present
down-and-up-bill road free of mudslides, etc., would pay tor the new
road in five years, and thereafter no
repairs would be necessary. The
advantages of this new road would
he of special interest to the freighters and smelter people, not to men-
lion the lessening of the cost of ore
hauling to present shipping mines.
The Eagle, then, hopes' to see Mr.
Taylor make a note of this -much-
desired public work, look into the
matter, and procure an appropriation as soon as possible for the
and we feel confident that we can give you satisfaction in
every particular.    Write : Sawyer Bros., Revelstoke, B. C.
As a result of the Northern Securities railway combination the rates
are being lowered. No competition,
fewer officers and agents, modern
equipments, etc., nil conduce to
make this possible. Competition
is a dead-letter compared lo the
economy and benefits of co-operation. Now, if the management
and operating system were to remain the same, and the people
merely collectively "owrted" the
railroads, the profits would come
back to the people. Our mail
matter, etc., could be carried at less
than half the present rates, freight
and passenger rates could be cut in
two (no passes then) and still tht
people would have a profit, which
now goes to swell the millions of
dollars already amassed by tbe
railway magnates.
For the bait Christina" present*
write or call on
J. Guy Barber
The Revelstoke Jeweler.
AU work   warranted to give
Our Special
The Union
They are all Dnloa mad* and of the
best Havana Tobacco money can
buy. Try one and aatlafy yourself
aa to tbeir quality.
Union Cigar
Factory, H.A.
Brown, Prop.
L���<>����������,'��-.���)�������� ��*,
There are Cheap and Good
Union-Made Cigars, but the
Enterprise and Selkirk
Brandx. manufactured by tho Rntorprlio
Clear Co., licvehtokc, arc unequalled In
. the province
r ���-���������� .ft.,** i
CIGARS.   J   roT s*lc br f'crfnmn'' fading Hotels.
' Ahk for them.
nequalled In ������������-,.�����<���
There seems to b; no doubt of
American domination of the C.P.R.
system. The "pass" feature has
been abolished with newspaper men,
supplanted by the American way,
that oi paying for their advertising
in transportation at regular rates.
It may be the American's plan, but
it's business just the same.
It is everywhere private interest
opposed to public interest that is
the cause of the present-day econo-
Fund Appeal
The executive of the B. C. Socialist
Party urges upon all local and Indl
vldual Socialists In this province the
need of subscribing to this fund. Tbe
funds that placed comrade Cameron In
the field, as organizer, are now exhausted, and his services will have to
be dispensed with If funds should oot
be forthcoming. The per capita tax of
members will not commence to be paid
until the constitution is accepted, and
until such time the executive Is without funds.
Funds can bo sent to Thos, Robinson.
New Westminster, treasurer; or to
Ernest Burns, secretary, 130 Powell
St., Vancouver.
Executive Committee,
B. C. Socialist Party.
Vancouver Comrades 18.00
Address:   Revelstoke, British Columbia.
There la only one best mining Journal.
That ia i
Mines and Minerals.
It hns a target circulation than any two other
American mining journal* Ixcause it li the
bent. It fit the largest, beat Illustrated and
handsomest mining journal in the wo Id. It
is ft mining paper for raining nen, Hubsprtu.
tion price ftt.QO per year. Send for free sample
copy. Address MINKS \lfl> MINKKAIvS.Bcrati-
ton, Pa.,11, 8. A. Denver offices, Uarth Bldg.,
Denver, Col.
the United Hatters
of North America.
When you are buv-
ng a FUR HAT,
ither soft or stiff,
lee to It that tbe
genuine UNION
Label is sowed in lt.
If a retailer bas
loose labels lu hi-s
possession and offers to put one in a
hat for you, do not
patronize him.   He
. _,      ���._ hiosp labels, Loose
labels in retail stores are counterfeits. Do not
has not any ngnitohate Inoqe labels, Loose
labels in retail stores are counterfeits. Do not
listen to any explanation as to why -he hai
has nb label. Tbe Genuine Union Label Is
perforated ou tha four edges exnetly Uesame
as a pottage stamp. Counterfeits ar* sometimes perforated on three of the edns, and
sometimes only on two. Keep a sharp lookout
for tbe counterfeits. Unprincipled rainufac-
tureri are using them ln order to get rid of
their scab-made hats. The John B Stetson
Co. and Henry H. Roelofs & Co., both of Philadelphia, Pa., are non-union concerns,
JOHN A. MOFFITT, President.
JOHN PHILLIPS.fleereUryf8'N'J'
���    797 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Hotel Ferguson
Provincial Platform of the
Socialist Party of B. C,
(Submit led to Locals by the Executive.)
1.   Direct I.CRislntion.
'2.   Proportional representation.
S,   Abolition of proporty qualification  for
voters and candidntes in municipal elections.
4.   Abolition of system of cash deposits for
candidates at provincfalclcctionB,
Adult snffragi
m which necessarily consigns the | mic evils, says the Butte People,
IniUis-lrtotis to lives of misery and the miners' union organ. Collective
want and bestows upon the indolent ownership of the means of produc
ed the cunning its highest awards,
'"o the people of any nation nothing
is of equal importance tb the methods employed in the distribution and
enjoyment  of the  results of labor,
nd no nation can progress whose
"���.Vorlong population live continually
in want or the fear of it. That
railroad mileage is increased, corporative capital enlarged!'national
tion and distribution is the only
remedy and just in proportion as
this is realized the evil will be removed. Remove the cause and the
effect will disappear. Socialism
would greatly simplify government
and render unnecessary its obnoxious powers which result from
our tnlse organization of society.
Socialism means industrial self-gov-
minimum  wane law, fixing,wages at
nol less Hum (2, porday for adults.
7. ftciliH'tion of hours of labor in all trades
to forty-four pur week.
8. All coal mines to be owned and operated
bv this province, in the interests of the peoplo.
9. Graduated land tax, similar to New Zea
land law.
10. Fre<? medical attendance to all needing
11. Scientific and practical management of
fisheries, forests, and waterways, In the interests of the producers.
12. Employment of unemployed labor on
useful productive work.
IS.   Extension of powers of municipalities.
14. The education of children under 14 years
of npi; to be free, secular, and compulsory.
Text books, meals and clothing to be supplied
to children outof nubile funds when neeossarv.
15, .Municipalization and public control of
thc liquor traffic.
Hi. Abolition of poll nnd ucrsonal proporty
17. No more bonuslng prlvato individuals
or corporation!-*'with land grants or cash sub*
The bar is supplied with the best brands o]
(Pines, Liquors and Cigars.
Headquarters for Mining and Commercial
Men.   Tenderfeet comforted,
Kates V!t,00 ��� day and upwards,
Ferguson Bros., Proprietors.
When you reach Trout Lake C y put
up the Queens. .Good accommc lation
.. Best ot service .. Choicest fines,
liquors and cigars.,Fire proof afe..
Abrahamson Brothers, Proprietors.
Hotel Lardeau
J. laughton, Proprietor.
A miser grows rich by seeming poor;
an extravagant man grows poor by
seeming rich.���Shenstono.
Fred C. Elliott,
Whatever you dislike in another person tako care to correct in yoursolf by
tha ge*itle reproof.���Sprat."
Ono gilt well given is as pood as a
thousund; a thousand gilts ill given are
hardly bettor than none.���Dean Stan
Tho Now Vow Tribune says. "Tho
I'apitalist and captain of industry io
these lu.tt.or days has set himself lo
j.      (lemnnstrato that the theories of tho
t V     socialist aio sound."
Ferguson, B. C.
Harvey, McCarter rj* Pinkham
Solicitors for Imperial Bank oi Canada.
Geo. S. McCarter.
Unlgium socialists are strong enuf
now in numerical forco to demand unl-
v<��*sal suffrage���and thov aro demanding the run! article.
Mr. Dunsmuir Is reported to have
said, "to h���I with the union, to h���1
with tho committee, to h���I with tbe
men." Mr. Dunsmuir, your a h���-1 of a
poor politician,���Vancouver Independent,
Only those who do not understand
socialism oppose It. Kven tho meanest
men ueplro to It tho same as any othe<
onco they comprehend It. Like Saul,
they will get a change of heart���or
Wc are repeatedly told by subsidised
> newspapers that "We are enjoying ai>
, era of unprecedented prosperity." Ann
{ pray whom are We? You and I, oj
the selfish socialist���the man'in tbe
j, trust?   .
J? /
I I There would bo no child labor undei
��� Socialism, for all chlldron would be
.ept in school until they had graduated
mil been trained In some useful vocation. The adult workers could make
11 tho wealth thut could be consumed
11 less than eight hours a dav.
/ The subject of socialism is not one
> a be ignored nor to be snoorod out of
liscussion by the bencllclaries of oligarchy of wealth. It Is receiving th*
}>esL thoughts of tho best minds of thi
host enlightened nations of tha earth
' -Editorial in Seattle Daily Times.
/Government of Sweden has ordore*
'ho directors of tho state railways t
'ropare plans for converting the stean
(railways to electric roads.   Waterfall
.till bo used to generate electric powe>
]<s Is now done at Niagara Falls, an
'Wth tbis power the railways can b-
The mora profits tbo trusts make th,
,  'oner will they he able to control al
I'   o industries and retail trade, i Th*
imnto good  tbat   will come  wll
I ' ibably pay forthe temporary mlierj
'   1 bankruptcy of the little fellow*
vio tliink they will some day be rlci
fi able to lovy tribute on their fel-
���Vs.   Let the game proceed.���Appeal
���At the present time under tho dotation of capitalism the producers get
'.-sixth of tbe wealth that tbey create
II give thn remainder to an army of
llal parasites.   This Is a very unjusi
(ision, perpetrated for the benefit of
t class who are always fierce in theii
unclatinus of socialists for attempt-
to prevent this division.
peaking of tho female slaves of the
ustrial system, who should be the
ipy wives of well-remunerated men,
������Iter says; "We need not go bao.
he horrors of tbe early factory days
(Jngland. Present society bas hor-
js of its own. The foul 'sweatshop,'
f crowded factory, the cheap laundry,
\ box making establishment, the
lacco trade, and the shops all to-day
ke a profit from underpaid female
(leaking of tbe birth of Jesus Christ
I tbe manner in which it is com-
.iimoratod by the people of to-day, the
f tiiict Forks News says:   "That baby
[.���ho most potent power in tbe world
uy. For months He bas boen taxing
X ' carrying .power of the trangportu-
I 'i companies, the capacity of   the
ttortes, tho shelf-room of the stores,
Jng out tho postal Stan's, bringing
fid cheer, and profit to many.   Can
��l all answer, wby?"
oniallsm removes the incentive to
'Ht." sagely remarks Prof. Mitohell
tbo Chicago university in tho Tri-
>c. Certainly���give a man plonty
fcood honlthy food, a decent house to
Alt in, books to road, ability to travel,
V:i iithei* things tho product of his own
por and you destroy the Incentive,
Via', society wants to do is to take
��� 95 per cent, of mankind every
Jug thoy produce���leaving tbem a
>ro living���and you havo on ideal
[ndltion, vlowed from tho standpoint
Mm other 6 por cont.���Appeal.
[Occasionally somo   economic  idiot
.'its up aud gloofully celebrates tho
|<it. that a now trust has arisen to fight
i old one, hence the trust question
������1 settle itself by fighting Itself to
/th.   lt really makes no difference
uich one licks, one will survive to
faeco us, and T never know a black
,ve boing particularly benefitted by
chango of   masters.    He   always
Iffjrked���for somoone elso���as the white
Eavo doos���and ho never got���like tho
l'hite slave also���more than a bare ex-
i'tencc.   A workingman wbo tbinks a
ght  between   two   trusts   has  ony
[itcrost for him, no matter wbo wins,
��� in sad need of a slight education on
Lonomlc matters.���Seattle Soolaliit,
A. M. Plukliam.
J. A. Harvey.
J.M.Scott, B.A.,L.L.B.
Revelstoke, B. C.
S. Shannon,
Assayer and Analytical
EThe Townsite of:
:Is Now on the Market:
I     I      I     1
Holiday Excursion
Tickets on salo Deo. 2S, 21,25, For Now Year
Deo, 80, tt, Jau. 1.
All tlolcots good lo return till .tan.:), 1902.
Tourist Sleeping fars-Crows Nost section-
cave (.'ootenav Lamllni?: Tuesday anil Friday
irst. i'anlandall U. 8. poiula, via Hoo Line;
Tldayonly:  Toronto, Montreal, and Boston.
i*or reservation ol berths, rates and complete
Information, call   on or write nearest
0.1'. R. Agent.
i, S.CARTER,      E. J. COYLE,
D. P. A.. Nolson.      A.G.P.A.. Vancouver.
J. DONOVAN, Agent. Arrowhead.
Corner Lots, $125.00.
Inside  Lots, $100.00.
Bal., 3 and 6 months.
Circle City is the future terminus of the
proposed railway, alrttady surveyed via th*^
Lardeau creek north fork to that poir.t.
Circle City is beautifully located at the
base of the Lardeau, Pass, Galena and
Surprise creeks. (See map of the Lardeau.)
Circle City is absolutely surrounded by
mining properties now under development.
Circle City affords splendid water power
which will be utilized next season for concentrating purposes.
Circle City presents  business openings.
Send for full
particulars to
the General
Halcyon Hot Springs
Sanitarium   .   .   ,
The most complete resort on thc continent
of North America. Situat<"1 midst scenery
unrivalled for grandeur. W-iating, fishing
and excursions. RenUIer.t physician and
nirse. In telegraphic communication with
all parts of thc world. T***-* mails arrive and
depart even* day. Ua baths cure all nervoux
and muscular diseases ;s waters heal al)
kidney, liver and stomach ailments. Its
baths and waters are a Kure remedy against
all argentiferous poisons. TKRMH: |12 to
flfi per week, according to residence In hotel
or villas*
Packing and   Je^np^,n*a,Ml
~ Transfer Outfit.
Contract-* entered Into Ior packing ol Mining Supplies, etc, to any
point in tbe district.
Good,  prompt service, and  any  work  undertaken  guaranteed.
Freighting from Thomson's Landing to Ferguson a specialty.
Headquarters at Ferguson, B.C. ^ff S. Daney, Proprietor.
i^fr*3*3>gg^^ t^SSSBSBSSSS^SB^&^SSS^SSaM
Is the Coming Solid Town of the
Lardeau and Trout Lake District
Because of its unique geographical position; nature having provided as pretty a flat bench, at
the junction of the north and
south forks of Lardeau creek, as
ever a town was built up on in
British Columbia.
Because the wonderful mineral
developments during the past
season have been a marvel to
outsiders seeking investment.
Not only have the old stand-by
properties improved with depth,
but the new finds and many test
ore shipments are exceedingly
gratifying, and attention must
surely be attracted this way.
Because the shipping mines are
located on Nettie L. hill, between the two creek forks; on
the Great Northern hill just
north of the town itself; and on
the south fork and its tributaries,
for all of which Ferguson is the
supply point.
Because mine owners hire their
crews in Ferguson and pay them
off in Ferguson.
Because the offices of many of
the companies operating in the
camp are located here.
Because Ferguson receives the
pay roll benefit from these working mines.
Because this is the point where
mining men coming into the district make their headquarters*, as
they can walk or ride and return
from most of the properties in
one day or less,
Because every pound of ore from
these mines coming down the
hill lands first in Ferguson.
From here it will be teamed to
transportation on the lake, a
distance of four miles.
Because when the railway reaches
the place where the mines are it
will reach Ferguson.
Because there is ever)* natural advantage for the building up of a
great mining center.
Bat why give other reasons: We have the mines, thc pay roll, the natural geographical location, the supply trade, the banking institutions, unlimited water power for all
purposes; and the right kind of people to make a town. The ore shipments, increasing
business, and money and enterprise wilt do the rest.    Come here and see for yourself.
From $150 up
Reside tial:
From $75 up
Henry Floyd
^���^^r^r^yf^^^^^yprj.;%-^ ;i wMit?!
! ���*--��-��� <�� ��� ��� ��� w ��,>.���> ��� M ��������������� ����������������� ���'���������j
On the Wing
Write it 1002.
What would ho the matter with
Fergusonites forming a ski club?
J. Smith of tho local saw mill, has
moved his family from Trout Luke to
Don't wait mitll next.New V ear's day
to quit your tnoanuoBS, quit it today and
stay quit,
"I never saw such a camp for big
men," said a Yankee visitor while in
town this weok.
The Now York mining exposition
will not begin until April 2,1902. It
will run seventeen days.
F. T. Abey and F. C. Elliott of
Trout Lake, were visitors in tho pay
roll centre on Monday last.
Tbe Dec. 21 issue nf the Engineering
and Minion Journal contains a good
report of the OH Gold property, so
well known in this camp.
Rev. S. J. Green and Mrs. Green
spent Tuesday in town. Prayer meetings aro conducted every Tuesday
evening in tbe Miners' Union hall.
S. Daney's ore teamB are taking between five and six tons at a load from
bere to the ore shed at Trout Lake.
Tho roads are in pretty fair condition.
Tbo American Smelting and Refining company practically controls tho
output and markets the product of
silver-lead ores in this country and the
United States.
3. A. Sutherland of the firm of McKinnon & Sutherland, ireneral merchants, Is over nt the cot.st on a business trip. Whilo there he will buy extensively for tho spring trade.
Quite a few men are wintering at the
recent plucer diggings found on Horsefly creek in tho Cariboo. Some of
them are sinking shafts and preparing
for active operations next season,
The socialist party league met on
Tuesday evoning nt the home of W.
Crites, Winnipeg avenue. This new
party is assuming large proportions
throughout the province. ��� Grand
Forks News.
Application is being made for the incorporation of tho Bow River Ranching aud Development Co., (Ltd), capital $75,000, in 15(>,000 shares of $50
each. The provisional directors named
are R. J. Butcliiugs, C. Scbulz and J.
.1. Young. A largo amount of tho stock
has been taken by British Columbia
parties.���Calgary Herald.
' The local literary society debate last
Friday evening proved most interesting to the hall full of people present.
The subject undor debato was: "Resolved that tbe British empire will decay." Tbe speakers for the affirmative
were S. Shannon, captain, A. J. Gor
don and James Lade; while Rev. S. J
Green, captain, Thos Ryan aud James
Otto defended and won for the negative.
J..\l!DI'Al'   ORE   8Hir.UK.NTS.
C. Socialist Party
The following is a list of Lardeau ore pro-
du-ers, amount .hipped and .,,,, 8r�� return,. Vancouver, ^U-feJJMB; ��������
reports ol which have In bo lurnlshcd niouthly Nanaimo John A. Fraser, See.
by mine owners to the provincial government: Laey-iinlth....'.. ���. Cooper, See.
���Mlver Cup	
Nattlc L	
Greal Northern.
J Ophlr-Ludc	
"* Klino..
. 2,4mi,oiio.
. 1,760,000 .
.    649.I7C .
.    ��2,(K�� .
Sli.lXK) .
S',000 .
.    *.';���,��.
11,974 .
12.1100 .
Hufflod Grouse      11,770
Mnson View         MS
t Old Gold	
J Horseshoe	
(, Black Warrior	
*,  Returns ami corrections aflltod lor.
As soon as tho Kajilc receives foriher inlnr.
mntlon this lis! will be mntlo complete and
eorroctod weekly.
onr VmI    Houth Wellington	
"���   * ���. Port Hood v John Walton,Sec.
"fS'SSS'SS   Revelstoke C, W. Mitchell, Sec.
SS'SHSS i Ferguson It. P. Pettipieee, See
K'5K ��� S'oean Il J. Lipsett, See.
.IA2.19.3t)  sllverton  Walter Snilth, Sec.
New Denver       Duncan Weir, Sec.
Sandon James McDonald, Sec.
Kaslo Geo. T. Kane, See.
Nolson Thos. Hunter, Sec.
Kossland W. B. Baker, Boo.
Grand Forks.. J. A. McLeod, See.
Greenwood J. C. Helm, Bee.
I.:: H.oo
t ,1104.00
I.59B (10
726 00
Any branch ommltted or Incorrectly reported
will please eomiuunicato with thc Provincial
Secretary, Ernest Burns, giving corrections.
Fine New Stock of
Tbe past wook in Ferguson has boen
such lhat a few resolutions for the
New Year will not bo out of placo.
Mr. Taylor's attention is drawn to a
short piece of road to connect the north
and aouth fork roads elsewhere in thia
Our Doty aa Good Cltlieni.
The rich must be taught that they
havo no right to one pleasure or comfort at the cost of the welfare of another fellow-being; that they have no
right to live in luxury, while others
starve. Tho poor must be taught that
they bave inalienable rights on tbis
green earth���tho right to life, liberty
and happiness���and it is the religious
duty of each class to concede the one
and demand the other.���Elizabeth Cody
Lo, and   Behold.
The department of mines has just
issued a special pamphlet containing
all available information regarding the
recent discoveries of placer gold on
and near the headwaters of tho Horsefly river, iu Quesnei Mining Division,
Curiboo  District., British Columbia.
Maps of the district, together with
all available information, may he had
upon application to the Hon. the minister of mine.-,, Victoria, oi* Wm F.
Robertson,. Provincial Mineralogist,
* For Sale Cheap���A pair ot snow
shoes, just as good as now. Apply al
this office.
* The O. K. barbershop is the place
to cleanse voursolf. For ah tor cold
bath, sea-salt bath, a sbavo, haircut or
shampoo try tho new tonsorial parlors.
* The Rovelstoke. Trout Lake &,
Big Bend Telephone Co., limited, has
offices at Arrowhead, Comaplix, Thomson, Cnmbornu, Trout Lake and Ferguson,   Reliable service.
* Smokers: If you want the oenu
1MB "Union" and "Our Special"
ciuak Bee that "Union Cigar Factory"
is stamped In gilt letter,, on every box.
���H. A. Brown, Rovelstoke, B. O.
* The Canada Drug & Book Co ,
Revelstoke, have received a largo and
excellent stock of Christmas goods,
cards, souvenirs, toys, etc. Mull ordors
receive prompt attention. Order while
you have first choice.
* Tho ForguBon quadrille club will
hold a Bocial dance in tho Miners'
Union hall ovory Thursday evening.
Anyone desiring to become n member
Bhould apply to R. T. Bury, Ihe
secretary. Membership foo, $'2 per
* It iB possiblo you have tried othor
tailors for your clothos, but your orders
are coming back again. Lardeaultes,'
Hup [toveTstultors, get tho most, satisfaction all round from the old stand-by
firm���It. S. WILSON. Sue.advt. on
page 2.
* [f yon don't advertise in the Eaqle
you don't roach the peoplo of thc Lardeau. Wo will ttPQpqt ncivet'tis!tip contracts v, uii a guarantee that ihe Kaglb
bas a bigger ji,;id up circulation than
any other paper in North Kootonay.
The people who pay lor a paper read
It, and aro tho people you want to
Tor,-1, beams.
Investigation is man's first and last
Idleness and cruelty uro the sins of
the thoughtless.
That lifo is ennobled which strives
for the universal good.
A kind word or a generous deed
illiiminoH tho darkest day.
Love lathe sunshine of human life,
and hope the rainbow arching the durk
cloud of fate.
The saddest day in the lifo of any
man Is that in which be loses faith in
The preatest university is that school
in which the loftiest and most highly
cultured intellect proclaims itself.���S.
H Van Trump.
j Drugs ������>���" Stationery |
just to hand
Imperial Bank
-���      -f Canada.
capital .
BEST ��� - .
. J2,50U,000.00.
- (1,850,0110.00.
General Banking Business Transacted
Interest allowed on deposits in Savings
Department al current rates.
a. eTPhipps,
H. Edward:
Deer Heads, Birds, Etc.
Mounted. Furs and Skins
Tanned and Dressed.
Third Street   ^Revelstoke
To ?,. Gordon Goldberg or t��, Goldborff.or to
Riiy person or persons to whom they may
havo transferred their   Interests in thc
Little Robert and Little Robert No. 2 rain*
cinl claims uttuato Hthe head of tho North
fork of Lardeau creek, nnd adjoining the
RIaek Warrior group on mo northwest, in
the Trout Lake .Mining Division of West
Kootenay DIstreet.
Ym��are hereby notified that I have expend*
ed two hundred and live dollars and twenty-
live cento (f20fi.25) In labor and Improvements
on  tbo above mentioned  mineral claims in
order to bold aaid mineral claims under the
i provisions of tin* Mineral Art. and if within
' ninety days from thc dale of this notice you
bi'.l or refuse to contribute your proportion of
such expenditure^ together with all cost of
advertising! your mteiesi In said claims will
become the property of thc subscriber; under
section 4 of an Actantltlcd An Act to Amend
tho "literal Act, 11(00.
Datedat Ferguson this 4th day of December,
doo6-8in        JOSEPH C, KIRKPATRICK.
�����-��-��-�� ���<�����>��<��>���*>������������-��**>��<���� ������������������
McKinnon &
McKinnon 6?
We have now in -.lock a good line of
Mackinaws,  Rubbers,   German Sox,
....Overalls, Clothing-, Hand  Wear...,
Also Canned Goods of all kinds, Fresh Apples, Choice Fancy mid
Staple Groceries, Confectionery. Try our Union-Made V. & 1.
Chewing Tobacco.    Tbe best on the market.
O. B. BATHO d* CO.
Methodist Church
Ferguson :   Servicer   n EaRlo hall every
Sunday at 11 |>.m    jumlay *c;lioolat2 p.m.
REV. 8. J. UREEN, l-aator.
Kino stock of the best Alberta
Fair Prices.   Prompt Delivery*
Mine ordeM a specialty.
Shop:   One door east Ot' Hotel Lardeau.
To Mike Dwyer and Patrick Nit h'dson. or to
any person or persons to whom they may
have transferred fhch Interests.
TAKK NOTICE thut I, tho undersigned, co-
owner with you in tho J 0. mineral group,
consisting of the Hi-iuggler, Lone Star, J. (', mid
Huthwhacker claims, situated on the head of
Lake creek, in the Troui Lake mining division
of Wost Kootenay, tn the province nf ilrltinh
Columbia, have expended font hundred i$*touj
dollnrs in labor and improvement upon the
above mentioned mineral group in order to
hold sn id group under Section 24 of thc Mineral
Aft. and if within ninety days from thc first
publluiiliim ht-reiy, you fall or refuse to contribute vour poition of such expenditure, together with iho {'Alt or advertising, for 1901,
your interests ln the said group will become
the property of the sub"cribers, under Section 4
'���'    Miner! \ Act 1900.
, this 29th day of
Established 1896
General Merchants
of the 11 inert' Act 1900.
Dated ai IMtfUwn, U.
October, 19U1.
NOTICK 16 HEREBY GIVEN that sixty days
after date I intend to apply to the Hon, tho
'Jhief CommlHKioner of Lands and Works lor
permission to purchase the following tract of
land, consisting of I'iO acres more or less, in
the Trfiut Lake mining division of Wast
Kootenay district,and described as follows:
Coinmeneihw at a post planted about 4% foet
north from tlie wagon road along tho south
folk id Lardeau creek, approximately half way
between Ktoht-mllc creak and Ten-mile creek ;
il ������:���(�� -'Hielutin- i-nst ; thence "D chains south ;
them '.-tii. chums weal; thence Hi) chains north
lO .*��� 'nt ol ro'iinien.eliieni.
Dated at Kergucon, II. 0., this 27th day of
November, vml.
n n-iT-ib-i' JOSEPH MURRAY.
B. C. Assay & Chemical Supply Co.
Headquarter* for AasHji-rn, Alining & Mill
Hupp il un. Hole agents iu il. C. for Morgan
Crucible Co., Hattersca, KngUnd; F. W. Br mm
& Co.'s Patent Caiy Kurnncos, Burners, etc.;
Wm. Ainsworth dc Co.'s Flue Balancus, etc., etc.
Try the
O. K.
For Baths or Tonsorial Work.
(Form F.)
NETTIE I., nnd AJAX mineral claims, situate
in thc Trout Lako Mining Division of West
Kootouny District.     Where located;  On
Nettie L. Mountain, between thu North and
South forks of Lardeau crock.
TAKK NOTICE that I, A. I1. Cummins, as
agent for The Great Western Mines, Limited,
of Ferguson, H. i'., Free Miner'* Certificate No.
81860, intend, sixty days from tho date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate oi  Improvements, for   tlie   purposo of
obtaining a Crown Grant of tho above claims.
And further take notlco that action, under
section  87, must bo commenced   before  thc
issuiinc-o of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated tliis twenty seventh day of November,
A. D. 1901.
dec5-'2m A. P. CUMMINS, P. L.B.
I form F.j
SILVER CROWN mineral claim, eituato 111 thc
Lardeau Mining Division of West Kootenay
Dlstilot     Where located :   Un Kldd creek,
n tributary of Boyd eroek.
TAKK NOTICE (hat I, Hector Potrer, F.M.C.
B60278, acting as agent (or myself und Georpo
Johnson, F.M.C.I1II172*-*.- Intend, hixty days from
the date huieuf. in apply to lhe Milling  Ito*
(���order for a i.crti*>��-iiu* of ImprovomeiiW, foi
tho purpose of obtaining a Crown Grunt of the
ubovo claim.
And farther take notice that notion, ituler
section B7,   1.1 ii tu   he  < ntiiiiieneed   before the
Issuance or auoti eertilicatooi improvements.
Dated this 7th dfcy of November, 1001.
Nov 7im.
UliCTOK roiBEit.
|\ a  Tho pay
Ferguson In
Tho pay roll centre nnd the place where Lardeaulfl slnppli,-
are located. Is situated 06 miles southeast of Rcvelstuki
Revelstoke to Arrowhead by rail, '-18 miles: from ArroA
o Thomson's Landing by boat, 12 miles; from tufa Lundin'
ROUSON, by horse or Btajre, 10 miles. Corae straight tjf |
usou.   investigation courted. 1
#&&$&$���' Hwti*+*1**9***wti
C. B. Hume & Co*
V Wholesale and Retail	
General Merchants
Tho larg oat importers in North Kootenay.
Stores at Revelstoke and Trout  Lake City, B. C.
Carpets. Floor Oils,
Linoleum, Wal'J j*V,
Paper, Blinds, Etc.
Agents for Pianos!
tZZXt   Sewing   Machines/*
Etc. J*J��J4J<U
" "^mtm BX\ B18TOKK, B. 11
Citizens ofthe Lardeau District
Whon you oomo to Revolstoko to do your shopping, vomombor that
Bourne 13ros.
havo tho  liirjjs'st and   hc-t. assorted  sloelt  In  North  Kootenay.
Compare pur prices and mx mir uoudn bofiir! purchasing olsowhoro,
Mai.r6rders Promptly Filled


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