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Lardeau Eagle 1901-09-19

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 VOL. III. NO. 32.
82.00 A YEAR.
Prospectors Blazing the Trail to
Another Eioh Ore Producer
Bough Experience of TwoRoBSland
Men is Amply Rewarded By
the Location of Claims
While tho Lardeau district is receiving mire or less attention on evory
hand, the country just over the mountain range east of Ferguson���the Duncan river valley���promises to spring
into prominence at no distant date.
Tbe Eacile is enabled this week to
give some interesting news from that
section. K. (Jreokwell and Col. VV. C.
Bing, who were prospecting over there
last season, left Rossland again tbis
year on July 10th, via Nelson and Duncan Ci'tC'i for Hall's Landing. From
there tbey packed tbeir supplies to the
junction of the west fork and Duncan
over tho government trail. Here they
found the bridge gone, broken by
weight of snow, and tho stream too
broad to fall a tree across. They concluded to cross overasnowslido further
up and go on over the mountain to
Grouse creek, the lirst big creek on the
right bank of Duncan river, ub"ut six
miles up. Tbey took 542 pounds of
provisions, including blankets, steel
and powder, 4,000 feet up the mountain
in four trips, then circled round just
about timber life) t}W?
Dolomite  Lime E'littH
aud got down to Grouse crock in the
only way possible, by means of a gully
so steep that otic could drink by simply
turning round and bending the head.
They reached Duncan rivor on August
7th, and found a stream from 100 to 200
feet wide, roaring and boistrous, whore
they felled 11 troos beforo ono stuck,
and this ono at an angle of 45 degraos,
only three-quarters across tbe current.
Tbey kept falling trues until tiiey managed to cross witb their packs on the
11th, making twelve journeys over this
dangerous crossing. After that tbey
bad comparatively smooth sailing, following the Duncan over a hard bouteu
hear trail. Hero they were iu
A Granite Formation.
but as it hail to bave a QOUtaeb somewhere, tbey decided to push on. Thoy
out a trail up to Greet) oreek, II miles
from the west fork, and 2fl miles up
this creek, just above timber lino, they
Located Two Olalm",,
the Nora Nadiu and .fnatiiu. Tbe
Nora is jiii-t on the divide between
Given and Nuia creeks (all named hy
those hardy prospeotors and accepted
by the government), It is a schist
formation; cut by slate dykes, both
heavily impregnated with cube iron,
some of the cubes boing over an
inch thick. Through this schist
in a Hurl luv.'ftt and southeast
direction runs u series of parallel quartz veins, lilling true lis-
surcs, both banging and foot walls
boing free. In a distanoo of 100
feet thoy counted 27 of those veins from
4 inches toll ft. in width, all showing
galena, copper 'and iron. The main
vein of 0 ft. apparently stands straight,
the leads to the oast end west dipping
toward it. An open cut of IO-xSxIS ft.
A Font of Sethi Oaleitft.
with a orossvoin of 5 ft. of concentrates,
connecting same with the next quartz
vein, which also shows considerable
galena. The whole series looks somewhat like tho spokes of a wheel)
radiating from a common contra, in
the mountain side. A later disturbance
created a new scries of leads, which
cut the formation in a southwest to
northeast direction, as in tho case on
tlio Jnanita, adjoining tbo Nora on tho
north, on Nora crook. There are
three veins, one of fi to 7 ft., one of 4,
nodose of .'li ft., till t'.iviug
Bpluuuii! sIki'.i inns of Galena.
All thesu veies are traceable over the
entire distance of tbo two claims, hut
show strongest and richest near tho
divide. Both Mr. Bing and Mr. Greek-
well acknowledge this to be the
lliircti'st Trip Tliuy liver l':icl.-i'ti.i.k.
Thciy packed off and on over 40 days,
loads from 50 to 75 lbs, over unbeaten
trades, and other natural obstacles;
but tbey consider themselves tis well
repaid, and tbe Eagle believes that
thoy are but tbo forerunners to what
will bo an important B. C. mining
eamp at some future date. Wero it
not foi* just such nen tbere would bo
no such camps as we possess to-day in
this wealthy province.
The Prospector Leads the \V:iy,
a.nd what wo can see on every hand iu
til e Kootenays follows. Messrs. Bings
an d Greckwell were delighted with tbe
magnificent weather prevalent during
tbo ir ti'ip. Last year's record shows
Aufrust witb 34 fair days, while this
year they only lost two days through
ruin.    They report
Giinjte In Plenty,
saw a couple of bears who anxiously
mado tbeir escape, und had lots of
cariboc , goat, grouse and fish. Tbey
had provisioned themselves for three
months, but developed such enormous
appetites that tbey were all gono in
two months, which forced tbem to
come to Fe rguson sooner than tbey had
intended. They m.'tde tlio trip from
the claims 'to Ferguson In 3| days. Had
a bridge been built over tlie west fork
they could l'lave done it in two days
over a trail and with only the divide
near the Old Gold camp to cross.
Speaking of  -
Fern nsoii'H Grov. Ill
and improvement tbey were*, especially
pleased to hear the boom of dynamite
in all directions, indicative o';f activity
and future prospei 'ity. They ,'ound tlie
trail along the nt >rth fork in (splendid
condition, tho best, the." had seen in
any mountainous country, and complimented the foruman on his good
work. They regret, however, that/ tbo
government has not seen fit to ro-b uild
the bridge across the west fork , of
Duncan river, for, in that case, FerftW
son instead of Kasllo would be the,;r
outfitting point. The divide near the'
Old Gold is so late in getting rid of its
snow, that via the Du ncan the properties just staked can be i reached much
earlier. But Ferguson has no reason
to envy this portion 'Of the country.
Wo are only to pleased to see it
Heine Explored unot Prospected
and.possessing good mineral ground.
It all helps tho country generally in
tlio long run. and anyway, Ferguson
has plonty of mlnes.ln "siu'lit nearby to
moke her the solid centra of the Lav-
doau. Messrs. Bing and Greekwelfare
now camped on the north fork \of
Lardeail creek, near Goat creek, arai]
are prospecting round there and fishing
in rainy weather���sort of restin,
They will return to Kossland at tble
end of the month, but will return in
tbo spring again, when they expect to
seo tho dirt Hying ou tho railroad int
A Visit to Prominent Properties
at the Head of Brown Creek
Over  a Foot of Higlt-Graclo Ore
In tlao Pace of   tho   Lower
Tunnel, and Still Widening
Judge Miller returned from the Old
Cold ('iimp on Thursday* on his way tn
Rowland. Ho reports things looking
woll over thore, and is highly pleased
with the strike made on tho IVimrose
last week, samples of which have been
submitted for assay. It i* good looking oro and sliould run well in gold.
Thoro aro L5 mon engaged in the eamp
at present) Q on the Primrose, 4 on tho
Old Gold and 5 ��on tho trail from -the
mines to .Spencer City, which will soon
be completed. Mr. Miller has spent
two weeks around the Old Gold and
Duncan rivor valley and is now more
thoroughly convinced than ever that
tho Lardo-Dulican section must soon
como to tho front, providing the locution of Immense ore bodies farms any
factor in the advancement of a worthy
camp. That n railway will soon supplant the primitive trail is-hifl earnest
desire, and next season may sec hi**
hopes realized.
In all probability tho present gold
commissioner at Kevelstoke, Mr.
C-oepol tho government auditor, will
remain in ollicc. This should prove
entirely satisfactory to nil in this district. Thc new (���overumont auditor
has not been gazetted.
One of the most interesting trips it
bas ever been tlie EAGLE'S pleasure to
take was from Ferguson to the head of
Brown creek, via Triune creek and
over the Triune glji-fciortothe Morning
Star, Triune Fragtlon and I. X. L.
properties on the Brown creek slope.
The wagon road between hero and
Ten-Mile, six miles, is now in splendid
shape, and no diffloulty is encountered
by the ore-hauling teams as was tho
case last year. Tiie trail from Ten-
Mile to the Triuno mine is also in good
condition considering the traffic it has
to bear and itrf newness. After salsify-
ing the inner man at tho Triune
cabins, with mine host R. T, Bury, thc
EAGLE man, in company with Andrew
Ferguson, climbed to the workings
above, and there wo received surprises
enough to last us for the season. For
never beforo have we seen such extensive bodies of clean high grade silver-
lead ore. In the old upper workings,
wbero we had visited last season, in
the workings below, and what is most
important, in the lower workings; huge
bodies of ore woro '..eing minnd. The
ledgo was only tapped last week in tiie
long tunnel, but tho day we visited tbe
property every shot was increasing the
ore body in the face, and tho ore
becoming more like that encountered
abovo. The ledgo is about five feot
wide, witli a foot or more of clean oro
on tho foot*.wall and from two to four
inches of carbonates on tbo hanging
Wall, whilo between a rusty cork-like
v^'hito quart/ was with every shot
pitching out and thus widening tho
ore\body. It was surely a sight for
pessimists. Any person who can visit
this m\ine and not be convinced of tbis
camp's\ capabilities is indeed intently
blind, nor never has thero been a
bigger Ittigh-gradesllver-lend producer
found in all Canada. If not America.
Below tbo lower workings is ,ji big
surfaco shewing of romowhat lower
grado ore. Where stripped It appears
to lie an offshoot from tho main ledge.
But with the commencement of along
base tunnel! ail this will becomo
stoping groivnd, and unfavorable
weather alono will prevent its being
driven yet this fall. Lumber is now
being packed up aud tbo oapaelty of
tho present cabins will be doubled,
thus placing the owners, Ferguson
brothers, in a position to work moro
men, and there is certainly room for
lots of them underground now. At
presont the force is only from sixteen
to twenty niflt). A. P. Cummins, 1'. h,
S., and party aro at present engaged in
surveying tho group.
From the upper workings of tbo
(Triune we continued our way up the
(lliuiv, took to the glacier, upon which
f,resh snow had fallen, and mado onr
winy between yawning crevices and
rolling snow���miniature snows! ides���to
thle summit, landing on the huge rook
pe,pks on Morning Star ground. From
heiVe wo walked or slid down to the
smnill glacier below, and then over to
thelTriune Fraction, where W.Shannon land Dave Morgan aro driving a 50
ft. ctiosscut to catch the lead���undoubtedly Uhe old Triuno lead itself, for it
can Giftsily bo traced over tho summit.
Tho clou tractors aro now in .'10 ft. und
hope tii finish up before snow falls.
Fronli here a splendid view of the
Cromwell, just straight across ou tbe
opposite slope, is presented. Tho men
workingslooked mure like load pencils,
but thot falling' rock down the long
steep dmpp Indicated that tboy wore
getting ready for smelter returns.
Had wo tlpo timo wo would have visited
tJiis Bl'dWn ereok producer, but that
may be ouil* privilege yet this season.
Coming toack ovor tho draw to tlio
oast from tho Triune Fraction somo
500 feet wc find ourselves on I. X. L,
ground, just below tho Morning Star.
More a parallel lead to the Triune's.
(the same lead on the Triune creek side
as Vince Lade staked a good thing on a
few weeks ago), is easily traceable
down the west slope of a second draw
right to the Brown creek bottom and
on up over the opposite slope, upon
which other promising properties aro
located. Ou the I. X. L. a forco of
ten men aro now working, the property
having recently been bonded to Minnesota parties on working terms. A
cabin has been built, the roughness of
the weather having necessitated this,
supplies put in, and work has only
fairly started, but tho ledge is showing
up fairly well and a fow sacks of ore
from the foot wall aud carbonates from
tbe hanging wall havo already been
sacked. It is too early as yet, how*
ever, to determine tbe future value of
the property.
From these workings we retraced
our steps to the Triune mino, and
arrived back in Ferguson late tbe
same evening, having made tho entire
trip in the one day.
Lardeau District Will Surpass tha   I:
Slocan as an Oro Producer
More Men Will ba  Working Hero
This Winter Than During Any
Previous   Summer
rhe Eagle hns unod roasons for believing that iliii Silver Cup mino will
work n force nf aboub -10 men iMp
winter, and ship tmywlipre.from f?oo to
1000 tons of ore. If tbis information
proves to bo correct tho pay roll of
Ferguson will bo strictly till ritrbt this
winter, .since there will bo several
other propertied shipping ore.
T. E, Home, left on Monday witli
forco  of  mon   nml  supplies  to bni
cabins and commence work in earnest
on tho Ulnck Warrior group, bonded
1 at *;i0,000 Inst week to Chas. W. McCrossan. Twelve men will be employed
; nil winter.   The 20-ton shipment can
; be mined in a week.
Ed. Perry Js building au addition to
his residence.
R, LecU'Ie-Ewing's residence is almost completed.
The Triuno ore Is coming down from
Ten-Mile at a good rate this week.
Postmaster G. O. Batho has the new
front in tho postotfice nearly ready for
S. Shannon, R A.. Intends building
a good stable on the rear of his Victor's street property.
Por the first eleven days of September tho Boundary mines produced 10,-
4?8 tons of ore. Tills makf*3 the aggregate of shipment*, for the current
yoar 250,781 tons, ft does not appear
unreasonable to estimate the Boundary's oro produetlou for tbo year at
350,000 tons and the ���. row value at moro
than two million dull. ���&.
Wi A. Galliher, M. P., proposes to
endeavor to sooure, during the coming
session of tho Dominion parliament, a
'grantof 825,000 for the erootion of a
handsome building at Revelstoke for
I postoffice, customs department and
| other Dominion government purposes.
The building will be located in ft Central position and will be constructed of
brick or stone, Fays the .Mail.
One of tho most unique, if not most
valuable- watch chains ovor flashed in
this ramp Uone whicli S. ]���'. W. Gainer
has just turned out for Low Thompson.
It is mado of small mm rets of native
gold taken from the plncer diggings at
Ten-Mile, even to the crossbar, and Is
easily tlie most attractive watch chnin
this far west. The wearer would
never dare to tako in the Pan-American j unless ho was known to be tiie
editor of a newspaper in a mining
As molybdenite is known to exist in
tho Lardeau it is interesting tn learn
from tbe Toronto Globe that Inquiries
are being made by old country manufacturers an to whether unv supplies of
this minora! aro to bo obtained in Canada. Molybdenite is now in groat demand for use in tbo manufacture of
certain kinds of steel. The name of
Harrington Tiros., Olivers Yard, Oity
Koad, London, E. C. England is men*
lioncd as having made Inquiries com
corning Its existence in Canada.���-Herald.
It irf always in order to discuss a
mining camp's future outlook, and
thousrh from a newspaper business
point oT view tbe nasi, and present is
none too lucrative, we must confess
that though we fill our pockets with
our bands and perforce mortgago tho
future to print these linos, the outlook
for thi** camp was never so bright.
There was a time in tlie history of tho
Lardeau when tho Silvor Cup mino
was considered the only worthy property in the camp. But now it i
scarcely ever spoken nf, since it i.
owned by a>i old country company and
subjected to the usual manipulation.
Tho Nettie L. mino next sprung into
prominence, an 1 has been a drawing
card over -ince. Though English
shareholders hold a controlling interest in it, it is under practical management and gradually becoming one oT
the biggest silver-lead producers in the
province, a railway being the onlj
requisite to make it a regular daily
shipper employing from 100 to200men,
Then tlie Triune was leased and its
rich oro shipments last season rlU"
much to bring this camp to tho notice
of the investing nublie. This season
its development on a larger scale has
beon one of tho most encouraging
features of tbe camp's progress. It it.
doubtful whether there is another
mino in Canada with siieh capabilities
as are possessed in tho Triune. Noxo
season it will help the Lard ������au to put
the Slocan silver-lead mines in tho
shade, witb a forco of mon of from 50
to 150. And if has not been Bilver-l"ad
properties alono of whieh we must
mention, for'ho Lada group recently
bonded at *UK>,000, promises to become
one of the biggesf gold propositions in
I B.C. A small force of men will work
upon It all winter, but next season
( should see from 25 to 75 men engaged.
The product of this mine will, how-
] ever, not create much railway tonnage
1 since the ore is likely to be treated on
the spot. Tho Installation of machinery, supplies, etc., will of course
mean much for Ferguson'** increasing
pay roll. There is, too, the Cromwell,
from which ore is being shipped this
season, tbo Triuno Fraction, tbe I. X.L.
group, the Metropolitan group.
the Sunset, the Black Warrior, tho
Mountain Lion, the 016 Gold camp, the
American, the Beatrice, whieh will
ship 300 tons of ore via Ferguson this
winter, tho Ottawa, under lease, the
Froe Coinage, under lease, tho Ruffled
Grouse, all working at present, and
more than half of them will continuo
work tho year-round hereafter. This
fs Indeed an encouraging aspeot, and
there is not the shadow of a doubt but
what tho railway will be extended to
Ferguson next season. Locally, tho
buildings of Ferguson have been
doubled in number this season, and
there will bo morn mon working in tho
camp this winter than ever before tn
tho summer; in fact this winter
promises to bo tho liveliest months wo
have ever experienced. The business
houses have done a big supply business
this BQnsod and tho pay roll is larger
than over before, and still growing.
Tbo oro output this winter, under tho
samo old conditions, will eclipse all
previous records combined. To think
that we can make such strides of progress with an uncertain silver and lead
market, no railway, and adverse
natural condition.', is most gratifying
and Speaks volumes for the rich re-
.omcos of tho Lardoau. *v*?
Advertising Rates: Display ads., Ji.oo per
. ..liimii inch per month. Legal alls. 1_�� cents
jier (nonparicll line Ior first insertion ; Scents
lot each additional insertion. Heading notices
ID cents per line each Issue. Ninety day legal
notices, |10j sixty days, S7.50; thirty days, |5.
No ads. accepted at less than full rales.
Subscription itates: By mail or carrier. (2,00
per annum ; .1.00 for six months. To foreign
addresses 12.60.   Stopped at expiration.
Job Prijjtlng: The Eagle job department is
ihe besi equipned oflice in North Kootonay,
und is prepared to execute all kinds ol printing
at honest prices.
Address all communications lo
FERGUSOj), n. c.
No reasonable writer should find
fault with this or that man or corporation for amassing wealth at the
expense of its employes. Under the
system of competition there is nothing wrong about it, nor does the
Eagle blame them for taking
advantage of the opportunities
offered. But we do think the
electors who permit such a system
to exist are exceedingly blind to
their own interests to say the least.
Were the whole people to adopt the
same business principles as the
private operator or trust���and discard present-day politics���the same
results would be attained, except of
course that the millions of accrued
profit would go into the public
treasury for public purposes. Were
the people's trust to go into bi si-
ness this old earth would he near
enough a paradise tor the average
person. There would then be less
neeJ of making drafts on the next
world to create a temporary feeling
of "joy that passeth all understanding." Competition and profit are
the two most damnable evils of
society to-day. Eliminate both, ai d
the human family will rise to a
higher and nobler standard. To
place the accumulation of money
above joy and happiness is unbecoming a people of twentieth century enlightenment. Money, rather
than the spirit ol love, must needs
be our God under a competitive
system. And unless Canadians
soon undertake the ownership and
control of private monopolies, and
enter into business along tHe same
lines as these preferred socialists,
they will be tace to face with Ihe
undesirable conditions now existent
in Uncle Sam's domain. But will
we take warning and profit by their
sad experience ? New Zealand has
adopted enough of the people's trust
program to pronounce it the only
solution, but here we are, waiting
apparently for the same crisis that
brought that colony to a sense of its
duty. From present indications,
however, it is most probable that
British Columbia will be lhe first to
feel the chaos, and enact the remedy,
disgruntled stock manipulators,
sleepy politicians, and greedy private corporations to the contrary
value received for every dime of it. There is one thing for which some
There are too many people just like one must receive credit and that is
this correspondent���quite profuse(the policy adopted m the matter of
with       suppositions,       attributing
motives, making false accusations,
and doing plain everyday "knocking." All the Eagle asks is to. be
dealt with fairly���to be tried before
convicted. The amount of money
we have received from the Nettie L.
management would not pay. for the
shoe leather worn out in visiting
their property���let alone the newspaper space and type composition.
But the Eagle will always be tound
giving the mining news of this camp
for the benefit of its many subscribers and when they cease to appreciate our honest efforts in this
direction we will close up shop and
give someone else a show to stay
broke while continuing the good
work. Accusations, promises, talk
and drafts on the future are cheap,
but it takes money to pay printers
and bank managers.
If there is a mining man in the
Slocan who does not believe that
the government should build a
refinery we do not know his name,
says the Paystreak. Men who have
spent the best years of their lives
learning the business and have invested all the money they are worth
in mines are free in declarations
that relief can be found only in a
government refinery. Mining superintendents, managers, stockholders, foremen and workingmen who
know their business in all its dips,
spurs and angles are unanimous   in
roads and trails in this district for
the past two .seasons. Instead of
spending a tew dollars here an <)
there, a sufficient.amount has been
provided to put a bottom in mosi
ol the trunk roads and trails. The
wagon road between here and
Thomson's Landing will serve as an
instance. Last year some $8,000
was spent upon it (supposing it was
Joseph Martin) and this year practically no repairs have had to be
made. And it is well known that
had the old policy of patching been
in vogue the freighters would still
be cussing and all concerned inconvenienced. The new order,
entirely meets with the approval of
experienced trail builders in this
The sad news of President Mc-
Kinley's unfortunate death was
received here by telephone on Saturday evening, and the expressions
of grief and sympathy on every
hand were unanimous, as much so
as when Queen Victoria passed
away and this is saying a good
deal. Theodore Roosevelt, will be
the succeeding president, the third
vice-president who has been mad*
president by the hand of an assassin.
In April, 1S65, Abraham Lincoln
was assassinated while witnessing a
play at Ford's theater, his assassin
being Wilkes Booth, an actor. In
1 July, 1.881, James Abram Garfield
I was, shot in a railway station in
���Washington    and   death   resulted
The "Copy" lias been in the hands of
the lithographers for three weeks nnw,
and the maps are expected here dally.
Send in your order now.
===*��!. OOs=EACir:-=$l. 0072.SA Ctf^gS
Orders already received will bo lillod
promptly upon receipt of maps.
Ev erybody
Our Special
The Union
They arc all Union mado and of tho
best Havana Tobacuo monoy can
buy. Try ono and satiBfy yourBolf
ns to their quality,
Union Cigar
Co., Revelstoke.
There are Cheap and Good
Union-Made Cigars, but the
Enterprise and Selkirk
Itrands, manufactured by tho Enterprise
Cigar Co., Itt ���'     " "
tire province
4+ Cigar.Co., Hevelatoke, are unequalled in
For sale by Ferguson's Leading Hotels.
Ask for them.
Aslt for our ��� ���
Popular Brands:
Fenton's Choice
TJ and I ��� ��� ���
Nation's Pride ���
Canada's Own*
Moss Rose ��� ���
Silver Spray   ���
Manufactured by the Consumers' Tobacco Company, Limited,
successor) to Waguer-Fenton Tobacco Co , Leamington, Ont.
STARKKV & Co., Nelson, B.C., Agents for the Kootonays
Sold by UUO. 11. BATHO & CO., Ferguson, II. V.
opinion thai British Columbia could,  . , , ,
, ., ��� ���     eighty days afterwards,
successfully eperate a refinery.   1 he,
only peo;-.:��� we hear kicking against | '
a government refinery are the vested Engineer Sullivan of the C.P. R.,
rights grannies wlio are living in an has, the Eacle is informed, guar-
ageoffilty years ago. If there is anteed to move any ore deposited
one man in British Columbia who at Trout lake this winter, as soot-
does not believe that the silver-lead as possible' in the spring. This
ores produced in lhe province should practically means that the days of
be smelted, refined and manufac- freighting ore to Thomson's Land-
tured within the province, we would iinB are numbered, except in a few
like to have his photograph, British j urgent cases early this winter be-
Columbia mines are building up j fore navigation closes on the north
United States smelters, refineries 1east arm of Arrow lake. It is more
and manufactories. This is so, than likely that both the Nettie L.
manifestly wrong that no reasonable jand Silver Cup will leave the bulk
man can find a right in it. of 'heir ore at Trout lake, as they
both have plenty of money to run
them over till spring, ��� The new
landing place will have to serve us
probably until this time next year.
California Wine Co., Limited.
Nelson, B. C.
+4- Agents for Calgary Beer.
A Jersey City, N. J., subscriber
to the Eagle is laboring somewhat
under a delusion. An extract from
the letter says: "I see you ire-
quently have many good words for
the Nettie L. mine, located near
your town; but what is your
private opinion of this property ; for
I suppose the items published are
furnished you and paid for." Oh
no! stranger, nothing so phat as
that. The Eagle hastens to riglu
the false impression obtained by its
Jersey City reader. What we have
said of the Nettie L. is our "private"
opinion, and not one single cent
have we ever received for such
service. The Eagle has been in
business for some two years and in
that timo we have received just
S16.75 for stationery and $25 for
subscriptions from Manager W. B.
Pool,    And we figure that they got
The Rossland miners' strike has
not been without its good features,
for it has at least shown up some
of the most unscrupulous manipulating and financing ever perpe-
traled on the unthinking British
investing public. Properties originally acquired for a few thousand
dollars were turned over to companies at as many millions. . When
the funds of one company ran out
another was formed to take over its
assets at a still larger figure, and
thus a profit was made by both the
manipulators and the original
shareholders. Shares were transferred to one company and then
resold at a margin to another,
owned practically by the same
people. But all this corruption
could not go on indefinitely, and the
crash came. A ledge of pure gold
wilh a mint thrown in could not
pay dividends on such outrageous
capitalizations. Until responsible
parties, more concerned in the
development of mines than the stock
exchange, acquire and operate the
big mines of Rossland that unfortunate city will be a hacknumber.
The unanimous manner in wh'ch
the interior press took upT.ios.
McNaught's idea of formulat;ng a
newspapermen's association was
deemed sufficient tor Mr. McMaught
to call a lormal meeting at the
Halcyon Hot Springs Sanilarium on
Monday, Sept. 30th. The congress
will last from Saturday to Tuesday.
The Eagle heartily accepts the
invitation, and it the walking holds
out we'll be there.
It appeals to the Eagle that more
local men should co-operate and
develop some of our many mining
properties in this camp. Outside
of sales very few local men have
made a dollar. There may be no
surplus money on hand, but even
labor combined would serve the
same purpose, and we fee! certain
the supply part of the deal could
easily be arranged. At present
eastern and old country capitalists
stand to make practically all the
big money out of our mines. Why
not co-operate and turn a lew prospects into shippers ourselves ?
Scab Italians imported by the C.
P. R. during the trackmen's strike
are raising several brands of hell
along the main line. Shooting
sticks and fighting is their long
suit. If some of them prove to be
anarchists and a few government
officials or some of the Royal party/
are murdered hy them, who will bi
morally responsible ?
NO. 4 K. V". C. BLOCK, NELSON, B. O.
Cold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.   FREE
MILLING   GOLD properties   wauled  at onee  for  Eastern   investors,
Parties having mining property l-'or *de are requested to send samples
of their oro lo tlio EXCHANGE lor exhibition.
samples^ should be sent by Jjxpreaa   prepaid.     Correspondence
solicited.  Address all eommunicutlon to
P. O Box 700,     NELSON, B, C.
Edison    Phonographs    and    Records,    Quaker
Vapor Baths.
etc., Cleaned and Dyed.
J. W. BENNETT, Revelstoke Station, B. C.
Hotel Ferguson
The bar is supplied with the best brands 0/
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Headquarters for Mining and Commercial.
Men.   Tenderfeet comforted.
Itates 93.00 a day and upward k.
Ferguson Bros., Proprietors.
I S. F. W. Gainer |
The King's Hotel
r Newly Built
Newly Furnished
Three   Storeys   High
Best and Biggest Stock
of Wines, Liquors
and Union-Made
Cigarsin the Lardeau
Well Lighted, Furnace
Victoria Avenue, East,
Ferguson, B. C.
Hotel Lardeau
J. Laughton, Proprietor.
And at all times Insist on the
box boaring THE BLUI LABEL.
It helpB manufacturers to Beeihe force
uf paying lair and honest wa*.s.
The: Label Committee, O M, I. U.
A toller at Cameo-ie's works 8ays:"A
man who gives a\way libraries and
makes us work Sundays is false."
If there is to be another provincial
eleotion will the Interior be given fair
representation by a redistribution bill ?
tf James Dunsmuir can hold Joseph
Martin within bounds he has a man
who can furnish the ammunition, if his
other supporters will only do tho firing.
If the present beautiful fall weather
continues it will mean a great deal
more development- work and oro production in tbis eamp, as so many of the
properties are located above timber
i The Dominion government has disallowed the act restricting Japanese
immigration. How proud we should
be of the great "Labor-Liberal" party.
No wonder the electors aro declaring
/or independent action.
Wm. MaoAdaras of the Sandon Paystreak, is away eaBt on a six weeks'
visit to his old home. Were Billy to
take hold of bis father's newspaper
down there for a few days, he would
create a sensation in the cent ante belt.
"There is jest as warm a heart, jest
as big a soul, jest as much virtue in
tbegurl that works for a livln' as there
is in the butterfly belle of society; an1
if she does it to lighten the load of the
father, mother or other members of
the family, it's my opinion she ia
worthy of u heap more honor than the
society giirl of blue-blood stock."
The day has passed wben the people
of this province can be Induced to build
railways for private ownership. Every
dollar so invested should be made an
Iriteresthettring asset; and If private
capi-il cannot be induced to build rail
wai that are needed, then let the
province build ttrnm and own them.���
Nel-nn Tribune.
The Revelstoke Station post office
hns been dropped from the official list
and will bo closed'at the end of the
month. Evidently tbe central post
office establishment, with Alex. Mc-
Kae as postmaster, Is no bluff. Another
political aspirant bas thus been placed.
Great Is the power of the wire puller
with the Laurier government.
Tho editor of the Trout Lako Topic
has acquired a ranch bordering on
Trout lake and is building a bouse and
making ready to devote his entiro time
to that vocation. Wise move, Johnny.
Tho Topic may cease publication now
at any time, but it will be necessary to
announce it of course, else the remaining half dozen delinquents never
miss it.
The dash of boow on the mountain
tops, the early mo-ning coolness and
the smile on the coul-dealer's face all
indicate the fact that the restless hand
of timo has again pushed us up against
the stern reality of buying more fuel.
It was over thus. Warmed by the sun
for a time, and then lu a few short
weeks compelled to light the Urn In
the morning and wait for the boom that
is always coming in the spring.���
Tho labor organization not only
helps thoso who belong to it, but It
also helps those who are not members.
For even those on the outside share to
a greater extent in the better wages,
the shorter Hours and tbe more favorable conditions secured by the labor
organizations, "if unions or federations
make mistakes it must bo remembered
that perfection is not to be expected In
any work of human hands. The good
done l��y theso organizations far outweigh the oi'i'oi's whieh thoy have
committed.���The Commoner,
"There is ono thing involved in tho
industrial dispute, and only one, that
is clear to all, and that is that the
tendency of tho times is decidedly in
tbo direction of either communal or
corporate ownership of public utilities.
Tho individual isn't in it in the pinna
of the future. Ho is rapidly losing tho
Ownership of his necessities and has all
but lost their coutrol. He is becoming
a mero machine in the affairs of tho
world. Ho'seos the struggle between
communal and corporate ownership is
everything���a struggle that will become moro vigorous and violent with
years���and it is not improbable that he
will be called upon sooner than ho
expects to lino himself up In the contest. It is a pity that tho Individual
cannot huvo moro of tho ownorshlpand
control of things that God and nature
untended for him, according to bis
The Union Label
On cv��rytli!iiR you buv Ik a guarantee
thHtihe producers thereof receive a fair
rate uf wages fur its pruriuelion.
Insist on having the label. *
Fred C. Elliott
United Hatters of North America
thc United Hatters
of North America.
When you are buying, a ������'FUJI HAT,
either soft or stiff,
see to it that thc
genuine UNION
Label Ih sewed in it.
If a retailer hns
loose labels in his
fioHsesBion and of-
ers to put one in a
hat for you, do not
natronize him. He
has not any ngnt to nave loose lnbels. Loose
labels in retail stores are counterfeits. Do nol
listen to anv explanation as to why the hat
has no label. The Genuine Union Label is
perforated on tho four edges exactly the same
hs a postage stamp. Counterfeits aro sometimes perforated on three of the edires, and
sometimes only on two. Keep a sharp lookout
for thc counterfeits. Unprincipled manutuc-
furors arc using them in order to get rid of
their scab-made hats. The John B Stetson
Co. and Henry H. Uoclofs it Co., both of Philadelphia, i'n.. are non-union concerns,
JOHN A. MOFFITT, President,
Orange, N. J,
JOHN PHILLIPS, Secrotary,'
11 797 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, N.Y
Ferguson, B% C.
Harvey, McCarter $ Pinkham
Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada.
Geo. S. McCarter. J. A. Harvey.
A. Jf. Pinkham.
J.M.Scott, B.A.,L.L.B.
Revelstoke, B. C.
lardeau Miners'' Union Ao.
119, W.F.ofM.
Meets every Saturday evening "at 8 o'clock,
in the Eagle hall, Ferguson. B, C.   Visiting
members cordially invited.
President.       Recording Secretary.
I am prepared to Ull ordeis for  W
any  description  or  quantity   or ���
Lumber   on the shortest notics
I am agent for	
Sash and Doors
James Anderson
Ferguson Saw Mill  I   and will be pleased to fill orders.  R
���Sawyer Bros.' -
 Sash and Door-
I     I     I     I     I
Canadian <\
"Pacific Ky.
I    I    I    I
Scenic Line
ofthe World
Kootenay Lake Serviee.
Lcrvck. Arrives
Tuns., Tlmr.,Sat��� I ~rAn Tues���Tlmr..Sul.
22.00 L,aruu 21.BO
Arrowhead Service.
Leavos Arrives
Daily d.�� Arrowhead  ��.��5 Daily
Daily 19.15 ARROWHEAD BRANCH 0.45 Daily
Connects  Revel-    tiaSX
stoke with
Imperial Limited    West
Steamship service Irom Vancouver, China,
Japan, Australia and Alaska.
D. P. A��� Nelson.      A.G.F.A.. Vancouver.
(ico. W. Corey,
Mining Engineer.
R. Lyman, Jr., B.S..E.M.,
Corey $ Lyman,
Mining Engineers.
Lardeau properties managed
ii -'
xamwiand   jre'/WSon, B. C.
reported upon.
T. R. Davey,
Ferguson and Trout Lake.
Methodist Church
Ferguson : Service* h Eagle hall every
Sunday at:! p.m   junday school at'i p.m.
Trout Lake CIf . Services in Forrester's
hall every bundayat 7:30 p.m. Sunday
school at 2:;i0p.m.
REV. S. J. GREEN. Pastor,
S. Shannon,
Assayer and Analytical
Sec lhat tills Label is on ail Clothing you buy
Packing and   lergTnn*��ing and
-  - .     -,,*--? ���    ���        Transfer Outfit.
H reigntmg ������
Contracts entered into for packing of Mining fiupplies, etc., to any
point in tho distriot.
Good,  prompt  service, and any  work  undertaken  guaranteed.
Freighting from  Thomson's  Landing to Ferguson a specialty.
Headquarters at Ferguson, B.C. ***5**f S. Daney, Proprietor.
The Lardeau District
us a profitable field for the judicious advertiser is unexcelled in this province. THE
LARDEAU EAGLE is tho only medium
actually covering the district. An nd. in the
EAGLE will reach more people in Ferguson,
Trout Lake City, Thomson's Landing, Comaplix, Camborne, Arrowhead, Ten Mile, circle
City and every solitary mine in tlie district,
than any other paper published. No othor
district ln Canada offers such splendid opportunities for good, wide-awake advertisers.
Uo you want more bulfiness? Then write ut
once for our ail vert ising ratos and phice your
patronage in the only medium that actually
covers the iield-Tflh" LABDEAU EAGLE.
Job Printing
The EAGLE is the only printing office ii
North Kootcmiy which can furnish tin
Typographic!*! Union Label upon yonr
printed mutter. This Hlnne is a guarantee oi
fair wage conditions and best workmanship
.Mail orders filled promptly, Let iho EAGLE
print your printing; always neat, clean uud
The pay roll centre and the place where Lardeau's shipping
mines aro located, (ssituated nfl miics southeast oi" l?.ovelstolr.e
From Kevelstoke to Arrowluwl by rall,23rallesi from Arrow-
hi'iirt to Thomson's Landing by boat, 12 miles; from '.;���.,. Landing
to FERGUSON, by horse or mage, HI miles. Cum/, straignt t,-
Ferguson.   Investigation courted.
Is the Coining 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 Nettie L. Double
Eagle, Ophir-Lade, Silver Cup,
Triune, Metropolitan, Sunset,
Lone Star, Comstock and other
properties will operate the year-
round hereafter, and this winter
will see probably 400 men at
work, over 200 of which will be
engaged on the properties of
the first three named.
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; .,is
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 lhe
hill lands first in Ferguson.
From here it will be learned to
transportation on the lake, ;l
distance of four miles.
Because when the railway reaches
the place where the mines are ii
will reach Ferguson,
Because there is every natural advantage for thc building up of a.
great mining center.
But why give other reasons: We have the mines, the pay roll, the natural geo*
graphical location, unlimited water power, etc., and the right kind of people to make
a town. The ore shipments, increasing business, and money and enterprise will do thc
rest.   Come and see for yourself.
From $150 up
From $75 up
Henry Floyd
REVELSTOKE, B. C. *.< i �� j ����H4
���*-f+**fr*v; ��*#�����-�����*���
I On the Wing
A labor party is being organized in
Camborno is asking (or the establishment of u post office.
Cascade, in tho Boundary, has had
another fire, this timo a $110,000 blaze.
The great steel strike has been sot-
tled, with practically a victory ior the
William Munro, a clergyman of Nelson, is discussing th 9 merits of socialism in his pulpit.
A branch ofthe Imperial Bank will bo
opoued in Ferguson next montb, says
the Revelstoke Herald.
Arthur Gunn has left the camp for
tho winter. He will take in tho Pan-
American on his way to his old home
in Nova Scotia.
Jack Frost paid the camp his first
visit this fall on Sunday night last.
Garden stuff was too far advanced for
it to do any damage.
Miss Otto, Jas. Lade, Vincent La'le,
J. Laughton, John Sutherland, and
Robert Gunn wore visitors in Revelstoke during tho past week.
Andrew Ferguson, H. M. Carter, Lew
Thomson, S. F. W. Gainer, James
Cummings, Stove Slinger and Harry
Covington loft for Revelstoko this
Tho Silvertonlan has suspended
publication at Sllverion for the winter,
���r until such times as tho Slocan lake
district is hit with the prosperity
The assayers of tho province are to
meet in Nelson on November Sth for
the purpose of forming' an association
on lines similar to those followed hy
other scientific and professional bodies.
D. W. Moore, ore buyer for thc Trail
smeltor, expresses tho belief that there
is a brighter future in store for silver-
lead camps. Lead shows an upward
tondency and sliver will hold its own.
The press meeting at Halcyon Hot
Springs will bo held on Monday, 30th
September, 1901, to inaugurate an
institute for eastern British Columbia.
Thos. McNaught is sparing no effort to
mako it a success.
The total defalcations from the
government funds committed by F. G.
/auquieriamount to $4,190, 81,200 of
which was taken at Nakusp and tbe
balance since ho was made gold commissioner hero last October.
A trial shipment of ore of .'1,200
pounds from the Spotted Horse, a Nolson property owned by Ed. Cole, C. J.
Dittor and Pat McMnllan, went $337 to
tho ton aftor paying smelter charges.
Outsido of the Lardeau thiB is a world
The surveyors sont out by the provincial government bave found no
difficulty in finding a good route from
the head of of Kitainat Arm to Hazel-
ton, the headwaters of navigation on
the Pkeeiu rivor, by whieh route it is
proposed to build the railway into tho
Oniinoea country.
E. A. Crockett, one of the locators of
tho Nettie L., and who held a half
interest in it with W. B. Pool, died at
Oralgellachie on Friday week from
heart disease. Deceased sold his interest in the Nettio L. for $300, and
purchased Mr. Willis' farm at Craigel-
iacbie, where deceased has since lived.
Mrs. Lawronee anil Miss Rhoda
Woodward, who were soliciting subscriptions for tho Revelstoke general
hospital in the eamp last week, secured
$-105.50 in Ferguson, $183,75 in Trout
Lake, $110.50 in Comaplix, $41.50 at
Thomson's Landing anil $13 at Arrowhead (only partial list) with Camborne
to hear Irom.
The C. P. R. has offered to extend
the Lardeau road to Ferguson if tbe
property owners of that camp will
guaranteo an output of 100 tons a day.
Ferguson should bo able to call that.
But at tho present moment two railways aro operating in thc Slocan on an
output that will not average ovor 75
tons a day.���Sandon Paystreak.
Vol. l.No. 1 of the Ladysmith Leader
is to hand. It is a 7-column, four page
seml-wockly and gives one a good im-
pressiou of Ladysmith. T.L. Grahame,
the editor and publisher, makes many
promises, one of which is that its
columns will contain "nothing to offend
anybody." It will cortainly be a
curiosity. However, the Eaglb wishes
the Leader all the succoes Imaginable.
* WANTED.���Fifteen cords of dry
20-inch stove wood. Apply at Eagle
* Don't wait; but tolephone at once.
Always in order now. Ferguson office
at Cummins & Co.'s store.
* Weekly shipments of fresh ranch
eggs and creamery butter now boing
received by G. B. Batho & Co.
�� Now ready, the "Union" and "Our
Special" cigars, at the Union Cigar
Factory, Revelstoke, Stock and workmanship guaranteed.
* Special attention is directed to
Andrew F. Rosonberger's advt, In this
issuo. No stock to sell; straight legitimate mining properties placed.
* When you want a new book, a
magazine or reading matter of any
description, order it from tho Canada
Drug & Book Co., Revelstoke, B. C.
* Send in your orders for the
"Union" and "Our Special" cigars to
tho Union Cigar Factory, Revelstoke.
Stock and workmanship guaranteed.
* G. B. Batho & Co. have just received aline shipment of gents' underwear, neckwear, etc., and also a well
assorted line of dress goods, hosiery,
Imperial Bank
of Canada.
REST ��� . .
. 1.2,500,000.00.
-fl, 850,000.110.
Dan. Dunbar is in Revelstoke on
A resident physician for Ferguson
and district is now almost assured.
The painters are making all kinds of
improvement in the looks of Ferguson
buildings.   Good sign.
At tho presont rate of going tlie
Thomson's Landing-Camborne road
will be finished this month.
Good progress is being made with
the trail up Goat creek, and everything will bo- in readiness for the
Beatrice ore to come down when tlio
rawhldlng season arrives.
Seventy-eight men, with Gordon
McLennan in charge, aro making
things interesting on tho Nettie L.
waggon road. They have encountered
Bono rock work, but hope to complete
thc work before snow flies.
Hugh McPherson was in town on
Tuesday evening, and says that public
works employees here awaiting their
money will bo paid oupon his return
Irom Revolstoko this week. Tho funds
were unnecessarily held back at the
Revelstoko oflice.
 , I
General Bantu.ii) BusinessTransacted
Interest allowed mi deposits In Savings
Department ut ouirent rates.
a. eTphhts.
II. Edwards^
Door Heads, Birds, Etc.
Mounted. Furs and Skins
Tanned and Dressed.
Third street ^Revelstoke
The place where the mines
are is the place where the
towns are	
New Fall Goods
S villi
The question of clothes Is one that
should any limn, Hipli-class
tailoring iiiMircB perfectly fittinpKiir-
ments. H increases thfl life of tho
clothes, too. Vou will herir our work
highly commended by those wlio know
good clothing when they see it. Our
suits will i-lenBoyou.
Tweed Sults~$l6. $18, $20
Tweed Trouserings:
$4.00,   $4.50,   $5.00.
Lndies' Mgh  rlftss rustom tailoring.
Ladies' nndfientletnen's Kuin Coats
Biatlo from tlio very best waterproofed
worsteds, to order.  These coatR servo
the double purpose of a ruin coat as
,    well as ii spring or fall overcoat.   La*
,,   dies' mid gentlemen's fur-lined coats
, h   and junkets, to order.
The Art Tailor,
Revelstoke, B. C.
mf      When You Are
The Largest Complete
Stock in the Lardeau
It makes no difference what size your order
is, nor what it calls ior, we can fill it, and
at   lower prices   than elsewhere   in  this
district.    We buy in carload lots, and pet
the cash discounts, thus  placing  us in  a
position to  sell  you the very  newest and
best supplies at lowest prices.   Having just
enlarged our store, we are in a belter position than ever to fill your order promptly.
\Pack train orders is our specialty.    Come
in and see our stock, and get prices before outfitting.    We can save you money.
Big Ore Shipments
And in anticipation of this encouraging feature
we are placing in our enlarged  storeroom a
Splendid Winter Stock
of  Miners'   Supplies���Groceries,   Clothing,
Farm Produce, Canned Goods, Tobaccos, Etc.
Geo. B. Batho $ Co.
Mrs. J. B. Laurence
nf Ne��v York, IB at the Windsor Hotel,
Rooms fc and 0, mid is prepared iodn
l>ri'.��s and Cloak making ' also repnir
Men's nud Women's clothing at reasonable- prices	
Ferguson,   B.   C.
(Form F.)
IIOitSKSffOK mineral claim, situnte in the
Trout Lake Mining Division of West Kooie
nay District.    Where located:    On Trout
TAKE NOTICE Hint!, Edwin Hillman, Free
Miner'.-; Coi'tffloalo No ft. B280D, Intend, sixty
day.-1 from tin- date hereof, tn apply to tho
Mining Recorder fur a Certificate of improve*
monts, for the purposo in' obtaining a crown
Grant of the abovo claim,
And furthet* take notice that action, under
section ;r, must be commenced before the
(Biuaneo of auch Certificate nf Improvements,
Dated tills tfrd day nf September, A. I). l'Jul.
neptfi'im EDWIN   HILLMAN.
(Form I'.)
CANADIAN (URL mineral claim, situate in
the Trout Lake Mining Division of West
Kootenay Distriot. Whore located: On
tlie cant side of tiie north fork of Lardoau
rivor and being n south ousterlv extrusion
nf the Iron Horse.
TAKE NOTICE that I, 0.11. N. Wilkin,acting
M agent for K. W. Northev, F. M. t:, Hiwmt, l*.
Mel nrtv.F. M. '*, MT'.i'iii, Andrew Cr-iip, F.M.C.
B82010, intend, sixty days from the dato here
of, lo apply to thc Mining Recorder for a certificate ot Improvements., for the purpose of
obtaining a crown grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that notion, under
section 37, must he commenced before thc
Issuance of such certificate of improvements.
Dated this 00th day nf August, [001,
aug292m -   O. B. N. WIMCIE.
To (I. 3, Smith nnd F. W. Hinsdale, or to any
person or persons to whom they may linvo
transferred their Interests.
TAKE NOTICE that wc, the undersigned, co-
owner* with you in the Copper Key mineral
group, situated oh Short ereek, south of.Pass
creek, in tho Tro.ut Lake mining division of
West Kootenay, in the Province of British
Columbia, have expended eight hundred (WOO)
dollars in labor aid improvement upon tlie
above mentioned mineral group in order to
hold SHid group under Seetion 24 of the Mineral
Act. nnd If within ninety days from the first
publication hereof, you fail or refusa to contribute your portion of such expenditure, together with thecostof advertising,for 1000and
1001 respectively, your interests In the said
group Mill become tho property of tho subscribers, under Section -1 of the Mineral Act.
Halcyon Hot Springs
Sanitarium   ,   .
The most complete resort on the continent
of North America. Bltuated midst scenery
unrivalled for grandeur. Boating, fishing
and excursions.     Resident   physician  and
nu-se. in telegraphic communication with
all parts of the world, T**'*j mails arrive and
depart every day. Its bathe euro all nervous
and muscular diseases *s waters heal all
kidney, liver and stomach ailments, its
bnihsniul waters arc a sure remedy against
ail argentiferous poisons, TERMS;; f 15 to
$18 per week} according to residence in hotel
or villas.
i ��� i
Established 1896
General Merchants
T Tinvo jnst llgOflivod u Ohoii'o Lino of
A new stock of Patent Medicines and
Staple Drugs.
A. F. RANKINE, Bffiit"
Slorc ill Knglo Block. FERUU80N, 11. C.
Data" nl Baudot), I>. 0��� UilaSth May ol August.
(Slirncdl   HBHBY BASK,
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$ The largest Importers in North Kootonay.                      X
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I Stores at Revelstoke and Trout  Lake City, B. C. |
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Carpets. Floor Oils, Agents for Pianos,
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Citizens of the Lardeau District
When you como to Rovelstoke to do your shopping, remember that
<Bourne Bros.
have the largest  and  best assorted  stock  In  North Kootenny.
Compare our prices and see our good*, before purchasing eluowlioru.
Mail Orders Promptly Filled


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