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Lardeau Eagle 1903-01-30

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Silver���Bar 474
Lead -48.50
Copper   $12.25
The Eagle is more widely
circulated than any othei!
newspaper in north kootenay���it will be found an excellent advertising medium.
Vol III, No  SI
Ferguson,  B. C, January 30th, 1903
$2 aYear
The Interested Powers
in Venezuelan Complication Will Not
Raise Blockade.
Venezuela's Initial proposition to tbe
allied powers remains unanswered by
germany and the blockade continues.
Tbis Is the situation in a nutshell today
but lt by no means indicates the diplomatic activity in Washington at this
time.   The feeling Ib increasing here I "Brown wa8 ~lven gj"^ w';
The Mouutiiiii Lion,
Word was received this week from
the Mountain Lion south property, the
American group, that work had been
discontinued in the lower tunnel oo
account of the danger from snow slides,
The lead looked good when work was
stopped but a slide was liable to come
down and 1111 tbe mouth of the tunnel
with snow and thus entomb the men.
Hugh Brown has placed his full
force at work on the middle or No. 2
tunnel where the main lead is expected to be reached inside of ten days.
When the lead is 'tapped they hope to
find a good showing of ore.
When Hugh Brown, the foreman,
was down to town last he was tbe
recipient of a splendid Xmas present,
and Mrs. Brown was also
remembered. Tbe company presented
Mr. Brown with $2,000 worth of shares
ln the Mountain Lion Co., and Mrs
that unless tbe blockading squadronr
withdraw from Venezuelan waters
within a comparatively short time,
grave complications may arise.
' Sir Michael Herbert, the British
ambassador, was minister Bowen's
first caller today. The ambassador
brought advices from London but
beyond this statement neither was willing to discuss the meeting. The
attitude of Mr. Bowen remaius unchanged as regards the raising of the
,_, blockade. He line repeatedly assured
...the representatives of the powers
i'that he has full powers to act, whether
{or peace or for war, although he
reiterated that his visit to Washington
was a peace mission, provided honorable terms can be obtained. Mr. Bow-
en luncbed with the president today
and ths Venezuelan matter was under
and Mrs. Brown were taken by surprise and they were highly delighted,
not alone for the fine gift but more for
the evident appreciation of their services at the mine.
An Effort to Establish
a Provincial Mining
Association.  It Will
bring about Reforms.
Ths B. c. Gaiette.
The B. C. Gazette just to hand has
tbe following notices of appointments,
incorporations, etc:
Roger F. Perry of Goldflelds, West
Kootenay. lo be a justice of the peace
in and for the province of British Columbia.
William Graham McMynn, of the
oity of Greenwood, government agent,
to be a stipendary magistrate in and
for the counties of Yale and Kootenay,
Charles Edward Clark of the city of
Victoria, harbor master, to be a notary
public iu and for the province of
British Columbia.
Reginald Aobor-Rogers, of Fairview,
solicitor to be a notary public in and
for the province of British  Columbia.
No Gambia.
Let the men who look -jspon mining
as a "gamble" get on the right basis,
get to work in the right way and tbey
will find success oftenor than it Is found
in any other line of business and success a hundred times greater as to
results, i The drought of a desert
region, the deluge wbioh Noah overcame, the heat, the cold of winter, the
"worm which dieth not," the migratory caterpillar, tbe grasshopper
whioh becomes a burden bave no
effect upon the indestructible storehouses of wealth nature has concealed
ln her mountain vanlts where, indeed,
"neither moth nor rust doth (corrupt,"
but Intelligent men may break through
and carry away.���Current Investments
Marriage registers and marriage
certificate forms will bo sent without
charge to all officiating clergymen in
tho province upon application to the
King's Printer, Victoria.
Tho namo of the Spiccr Shlriglo
Mill Co-, Ltd., has been changed to
that ol Woods & Splcer, Limited.
Certificates of incorporation havo
been issued to tho lollowlng:
Thu Wostcrn Socialist Publishing
Company, Limited, capital of $10,000
in $10 shares. The primary object of
the company is to purchase and
acquire from li. P. Pettiplece the good
will and the right to print and publish
The Western Socialist in Vancouver,
British Columbia together with the
general printing and publishing business now carried on by him, and to
carry on the business of printing and
Tito Casslar Packing Company, Limited,   Capital $12,000 in $100 shores.
A certificate of registration as an
extra-provincial company has been
granted to the Edison Mining company, of Tacoma. ? ^The capital is
$1,000,000 in $1 shares. Tho provincial
head office Is at Victoria, and Livingston Thompson, P, L. 8*. Is attorney.
When Things Are Big.
Pm going to tell you a few things
about my provinco. We have wild
flowers of the most beautiful kinds.
We bave fruits growing by tbe sides
of the streets in tho cities. We bave
in some parts of B. C. potatoes as big
as the chair you are sitting on, apples
as big as your table. I bave cooked
part of ione potatoe for dinner for our
whole family, and warmed up what
was left next morning; I have taken a
whole week trying to get one apple
eaten. We have Btrawberries as big
as teacups. Lumps of gold as big as���
I'm afraid too many will como oift here
if I say any more; we don't tell too
much about what a beautiful countvy
.this is for fear it will got too crowded.
HoHpltnl Opening.
The new hospital will be formally
opened this evening, A gold nail
mado of Lardeau gold is to bo drlvon
Into the building, Mr. Pool was to
hare been honored with this work and
oonsented but later received a telegram which altered bis plans so he
will bo unable to bo with us tonight.
Mr. Holton wlio has worked so hard
for the hospital has been chosen in Mr.
Pool's stead to drive tbe nail completing the building. Addresses will be
delivered by several gentlemen
together with songs, music, dancing,
games, luncheon. A really good time
Is expected. Ono room will also be
set apart for a smoker. Everybody
come and enjoy yourself. Admission
$1.  Ladles free.
A circular has recently boon
issued by the London and B, C. Gold-
fields stating that important negotiations are pending for improving the
position of the Company. The annual
meeting has beeu postponed awaiting
the result of negotiations, but will bo
culled as early as possible,
The following letter to the "Editor"
Is self explanltory andis worthy ^f tho
olosest attention, for It is ot a matter
tbat closely affects every resident of
the interior bfB. C... .V'.cad carefully
and bo prepared to act in assisting the
Dear Sir,���The conditions surrounding the mining industry of British
Columbia���the principal Industry of
the province���have become so burdensome that mining operations have
ceased to yield a profit to investors,
and capital has ceased to flow Into the
country. Efforts have been made by
certain classes in the community,
sometimes on behalf of practical miners, sometimes on behalf nf the mine-
owners, and sometimes by delegations
front municipalities to secure relief
from the parliament of Canada and
from the legislu'uro ol this provinco.
All such efforts have heretofore failed
partially owing to tbe imperfect knowledge of our difficulties possessed by
out- legislators, and partially owing to
tbe lack of united organization fairly
representative of all persons interested
lu tho mining industry. With a view
to overcoming such obstacles and securing for the mining industry the
support which it deserves, it is proposed to form a large and representative association of miners, mine-owners
merchants, bankers, farmers and professional men, and all other persons
who may bo directly or indirectly
interested in the mining industry,
By this means ond apparently by
this means only, can we se-iuro relief
for thu industry ond such favorable
legislation as will restore confidence
ln foreign capitalists.
If we oan-make our mining Industry
prosperous, overy other industry in the
province will naturully and necessarily
share in sucli prosperity. Tho present
depression of nearly all such other
industries is the natural and nccossary
result of tho depression in mining,
The proposed association is not an
untried experiment. Somo years ago
the minors and minoowners of California found themselves hampered as
we are now witli a lot of_unjust legislative conditions. A lew Individuals met
together to discuss the situation and
dovise u remedy, ami they started thc
California Minors' .Association lor the
purpose Tho idea was grasped Immediately by the working miners, the
mlneownors, the merchants, farmers
and others, and tho result was that
within a vory short time thu association succeeded in obtaining all the
remedial legislation they required, and
tho mining industry of the state increased in leaps and bounds and
brought prosperity to all other Industries also. Fortunately we have In our
midst a gentleman���Mr. J. B. Hobson,
manager of tlio Consolidated Cariboo
Hydraulic Mining Co.���wbo was ono
of the originators of the California
Miners'Association and ho will lend
all tbe assistance he can to make a
similar success of tho Provincial Mining Association of British Columbia.
A preliminary mooting wns hold in
Victoria on Jan. l*lth, wben a committeo was appointed to draw up a
report to bo presented to a public
meeting on the following day. On
Jan. 15th, a large and representative
public meeting was held at the Board
of Trade building, Victoria, attended
by numbers nf working minors, mine
managers, morchants, members of the
Legislature, professional men, and
arid others who realized that tho welfare of tho mining industry means the
welfare of the province. The chairman, Mr. Hobson, explained fully tho
objects of tho now association. The
greatest enthusiasm prevailed, and it
was realized that at length a moans
had been found that would ensure an
uplifting of the mining industry from
its [present depression to a position of
prosperous expansion.
' The meeting recognized that owing
to the spontaneous nature of tho now
scheme no opportunity had been
afforded to secure tho co-operation of
the peoplo throughout tho province
and it was decided to call a convention
to be held in Victoria on Feb. 25th,
when delegates from all districts would
be able to attend and formulate a permanent organization.
Copies of the minutes of the meet
ings and of tho committee's report and
thc minutes of the meeting on Jan.
10th [can be seen at this office] will
explain what has been effected up to
All that remains to bo done is to
secure representative delegates from
tho various cities and districts of the
province for the purposo of attending
tho convention at Victoria on Feb. 25th
The successful organization of the
Provincial Mining Association of
British Columbia will ensure better
conditions for the mining*industry, and
thereby restore confidence In the magnificent mineral resources of the province.
Tho first thing to be done in each
city and district is to call a meeting
as promptly as possible of all persons
interested in mining, and especially of
the practical working miners, mine-
owners, merchants, farmers and others
whose business prosperity is affected
directly or iudiroctly by the prosperity
of the mining industry, and let each
man sign the membership roll, Each
community is entitled to send one delegate to every 20 members, or one dole-
gate in thc case of a community of less
than 20 members. The chairman of
each meeting will promptly send in the
names of all members to tbo undersigned,
Tho delegates' credentials will con*
sist merely of a letter signed by the
chairman and secretary of each local
branch, certifying tho number of members enrolled in the city or district,
and the names of the delegates appointed.
Tbe constitution and by-laws of thc
new association will bo settled at tbe
convention on Feb. 25th.
Y.ours truly,
Provisional Secretary.
Victoria, B. C, Jan 21,1003.
Show That an Active
Condition Existed in
Lardeau During the
Past Year.
The Eagle takes not a.little prido in
furnishing its readers a statement of
the amount of business transacted ut
the district record office for the past
year. It is gratifying to learn that sq.
much healthy activity existed when
tlie metal markets were at the lowest
ebb ever known. It shows that the
Lardeau mining men and prospectots
recognized that the conditions existing
wero but temporary, and that the producers would win out in the end. - Another factor in stimulating the men
to continued activity was the certainty
that as soon as proper transportation
reaches here the ore of tbe district
caries such high values that big mdne'y
was to be made even at the stagnation
prices that prevailed for silver and'
lead last soason. Thon all the ores
carry no mean percentage of gold,
which would insure good profits even
with the other metals selling below
thoir roal value. It is confidently hoped that the conditions that will prevail
uext season will be much more encouraging than last season, so the
Knglo expects to see a much better
showing at the beginning of 190-1.
Tbe returns for 1002 are: Froo
minor's certificates, 2711; mineral
claims recorded, 1IKI: certificates of
work. 557 and certificates of improve-
memts, 9.
Sliver CtlliTi-iuli.
Tho   rccontly  completed
Irom tho Silver, Cup mine to Eight-
mIK: Is running splendidly and without
a hitch. The tram is kept busy taking
ore down the hill and teams are hauling it to tlio company's warehouse ut
tho Lake. Soon as the machinery for
compressor plant is hauled to Eight-
Mile it will be taken to tho mine ovor
tho train and the work of installation
commenced. Two passenger cars for
conveying passengers over the tram,
arrrived at Trout Lake on tho 22nd
and wero freighted to the tram. These
aro the Ilrst of the kind ever put into
use in the Kootenay country nnd thoy
will prove of great convenience to
employes nml to tho management,
Each car will hold but ono man. Thc
cars wero supplied by the Riblet Tram
Works from their Nelson branch.
Costly Saddle anil llrlille.
Mr. Dixie W. Thompson, of Satna
Barbara, Cal. has in all probability
tho best equipped saddle hoi'6e in
North America. Mr. Thompson collected about 250 Mexican dollars,
which are of purer value than those
coined in theUnitod States, and handed them oyer to some clevor metal
workers, who decorated the saddlo
profusely of silver and constructed a
bridle wholly of the metal. Tho suu-
dle is made of exquisitely stamped
leather, and has every part bordered
with rows of silver rosettes. The pommel is covered with solid silver and
tho cttntle, stirrups and Haps are.massively bound with tho samo metal.
Solid silver rings Bene to fasten
blankets and other things the rider
may require on a long trip. Tho surface of the leather is decorated with
flowers and wheat ears in larainoted
sliver. Tho reins, throat latch, martingale, whip and collar are made
wholly of silver wire woven into sections, and joined by links and of
silver. Tlio bridle is covered with silver and tho bit was fashioned by
Senor Madruino, the most skilful bit-
maker in tlio United Statos.
Tho horse that wears this splendid
outfit is well bred and perfectly trained. Ho is a great favorite of his inas-
t3r and has taken part in many parades and streot paegeants in different
American cities'.
It is a noticeable faot that scores of
tho loading and conservative bankers
aro interesting themselves largely in
mining. Mining Is no more regarded
as a speculative business, but a legitimate field for the shrewd business mau.
During tho past month soveral good
milling companies havo beeu orgnnl.:e(.
in various parts of tho country, tho
officluls being woll known banker**.��� Lardeau Bagle
Published every   Frldav tit Ferguson, B. C.
to whom ull correspondence shot.hi be mailed.
Subscription Rntosi $2.00 por annum, tt
���any address in America; $1.25 for six months
$2.o0'aycar to foroign uddrosses. No pay, m
The Eagle job department
.   ,  JoUi'rintinjj:
Il tli.e l)cst equipped offlco, mid tho only olltce
irhlCn can furnish ihe typoKraphloal union
label in North Kootonay! a guarantee in itself
(fgood work nnd promptness.
Advertising Rates: Display ads., $1,00 per
single column inch per month. I-ogul mis., 12
pontspor{uonparlolj line fur lir.-u Insertion; 8
cents por lino for uaeti additional Insertion,
Heading notices 10 cents per lino each Issue.
Ninety tltiv IokmI uiiii-i-.-, flu.; sixty iltty-s, ?7.60!
tinny ��ln...-, -fa,    N U iicceptod atlesstlian
���thdsc rates.   -\o room fur iiuauk ads.
Four weekly Insertions constitutes one
month's advertising.
FRIDAY. JANUARY 30, 191��3.
Since the beginning of the year
there is shown a decidedly better
tone in tbe copper market and confidence is felt by those who have
studied the matter carefully lhat the
price ol copper will rise early this
coming season. The stock ofthe
metal on band at the beginning of
the year was much below what it
was a year ago and the snpply Is
shorter_than it has been for nearly
two years. At the same time there
is a constantly increasing demand
for copper.
Such companies as the Amalgamated Copper company which
owns large low grade copper mines
at Butle and elsewhere do their
best to discourage the  production.
There are In British Columbia
large bodies of high grade copper
ore which, il they were opened up,
could produce copper much cheap
er than it can be produced in* many
of the large mines in the United
States, but it takes a lot of money
to open up a large copper mine and
provide for the treatment of its
ores. The Amalgamated company
is well aware of this and when they
see too much activity in the direction ot opening up new districts
they, in conjunction with other big
companies, use their strong influence to have it shown that the pro*
duction is already too great.
As a matter of fact there will
always b_> good money in mining
copper for it is a metal that cannot
be replaced and the field ot its use-
fullness is expanding year by year.
The Eagle is convinced that
British Columbia will one day be
the leading copper producing country of the western hemisphere. The
deposits in the boundary are immense but for richness and magnitude that section is not comparable
to the St. Mary's district of East
Kootenay; which district has npt as
yet shipped a pound of copper, but
is being developed and is awaiting
the advent of transportation facili
mission of messages by land as by
water. Much doubt has existed
regarding the efficacy of the wireless system to carry messages
across the Atlantic in time of storm,
and it seemed but reasonable to the
average thinker that the attempt
would prove unsuccessful but all
doubt was dispelled on the 20th inst.
when a terrific storm of rain, snow,
wind and lightning raged over the
ocean and it proved no impediment
to the messages that were received
from over the Atlantic.
In discussing the silver and lead
market! the Prospector of Fort
Steele says:
During Ihe year which has just
closed the St. Eugene mine, one of
the largest silver-lead mines on the
American continent and thc Sullivan
with over 400,000 tons of lead ore
in sight, also 11,000 on the dump,
have'been ck-scd down.
These two properties under
normal condition, employed 400 to
500 men which meant a large pa)'
roll from which every town in
Southeast Kootenay'deriv'ed benefit.
The Pacific Coast Miner has be
cornea weekly journal and has also
changed proprietorship. So far the
change has in every way proven a
good one. The Miner is a valuable
journal to the miner and prospector
and is well worth filing for reference.
Trust vs. Trust.
President Springer the National
Live stock man of the United States
has announced that he dtad' his followers will light the meat trust. When
the proposed meat merger is announced as having been1 formed ,be wfilat
once call a national HVe sfock convtn*
tion at Chicago, St. Louis o,i| Kansas
city to plan the building of ?. Independent packing houses. Ho has as*
suranco that 825,000,000 will be sub*
scribed to fight the meat monopoly.
Service will be hold ln Eagle hal
every Sunday commencing at 3 p. m.,
and alternate Sundays at 8 p. m.   All
are Invited to attend.
S. ,f. Green, Pastor,
Divine service will be held every
alternate Sunday in Eagle hall at 3 in
the afternoon.
An invitation to attend is extended to
evervbodv; H. A. Solly,
Halcyon Hot Spings
Sanitarium   .   .   ,
Sl.uaAe*l_niidfit scenery unrivalled for
grandeur.' triie liiosl complete health
resort on tho .continent of North America.
Its baths curo-'Wl Nervous and Mus*
* cular diseases-. Its waters heat all
Kidney, Llverand Stomach ailments,
Tiicy are a never* falling remedy Ior
all metallic poisons; completely purifying tho system.      *
TKR.IS-.15 to IIS per week, according to residence in ilotol or Villas.
All doubt has been.eliminated as
to the complete triumph of the
Marconi, wireless system of telegraphy, although the tests so far
haye shown the system to give better results by water than by land.
However i^see.pts that this is but a
matter of detail] and there is no
doubt that within a few months
with Marconi continually perfecting
his great scientific discovery that
perfect results will attend the trans-
Guards, and
I sold nearly my entire
stock at Xmas time and
bave uow a new and' up
to date lot of goods.
Please call and examine.
There is no item that enters into the economy
of the household that is so important to know
all about as the one ot Milk	
w--lNr_-*iii*r-,.-'L..-*f_,_   Oj/*>\
'Dl*j*i CONDENSED WffFg.
Eagle Brand
Condensed Milk
is absolutely pure, perfectly prepared and full
cream. For more than 40 year's it has been the
favorite brand.     Avoid unknown brands.
New Yorki
Drugs and Stationery
Prescriptions Carefully and
..Accurately Compounded.,
Oo To
Trout Lake.
fc*   *   *  *  *   ������.���*.���*-.  aaiai*.!^
The Townsite of-
The Pay-Roll Centre of the
Rich   Lardeau   District.
Buy Lots Now And Get
In on the Ground Floor
J.V. Reeves,
There la only one hest mining journal.
That la
Mines and Minerals.
It has a larger circulation than any two ether
American mining Journals because lt is the
best. It Is tho largest, best Illustrated and
handsomest mining journal in the world. It
lea mining paper Ior mining men. Subseripr
tion Mice |2.oo per yoar. Send /or free sample
copy. Address MINES AND MINERALS, Scran-
ton, Pa��� U.S. A. .Denver offices, Barth flldg,,
Dearer, Col.
^^rw^^w^^^r^ . . . . 4 4^^F
The Lardeau is the richest
known mining district in British
Golumbia and the mines, particularly those about Ferguson,
contain large .quantities o! ore
being big as well as rich. Several
new properties will ship
ore (luring the coming year and
the town is sure to double
in size Buy a few lots now
before the effect of this year's
progress sends them up, mayhap beyond your reach.
Business Lots $150 up.
Residence .Lots $75 up.
For Farther Information Apply to
Qeheral Agent,
���Revelstoke, B. C
*��� __S"-PG_^����.
Certillcate of Improvements.
N.'ttle L. Fraction, No. 1 Fraction and Copper
Reol mineral claims, situate In the Trout
lake raining division of West Kootenay district,
Where located.���On Nettle L. mountain.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Ucorj-e S. McCarter,
acting as agent lor the (Ireat Western Mines,
Limited Liability, Free .Miners- certificate No
B. 48174, intend llll days Irom thc date hcreoi to
apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certillcate
of improvements forthe purpose of obtaining
* Crown tirant of the above claims.
under Section :17 must be commenced belore
the issuance ol such certificate of Improvements. .
Dated tbis -3rd day of Jaouary.A.D., 1503.
(Ireat   Western   Mines,      Limited    and
Double Bagle M. ft u. Co., Ltd.
Notice is hereby given that any written
transfers of stock in either of those companies
that have not yet been sent in to the office for
registration and the issue of proper certificates for thcin, must be sent in by the last
day ol February, 1903, as they will not be
recognized after that date.
Ferguson, B. 0. Jan. 26,1903,   ���
A. II. HOLDICH, Seo'y,
The Double Eagle Mining anil Development Co., Limited.
��� TAKE NOTICE that a Special General meet-
'!?* t.0' "Ie Shareholders ol tlie
���Double Eagle .Mining ,fc Dovetail-
���ment Co., Limited Liability, wilt bo held at
* the office of tlie Company at Ferguson, B. C,
on tlie 7th day of February, 1903, at the hour of
8 o. iu., for the purpose of. considering   the
' affairs of the Company generally and, if deemed advisable, to puss resolutions authorizing
'the Directors to sell for such price and upon
.Jilch terms as they see lit anv or all of the
���Mai estate of the Company ami the Interest of
the Company In certain ol tbe mineral claims
'?,' .'!? ,**'o'i'pany to provide funds t( ot Uie
liabilities of the Company and authorizing tlie
issue and sale ol further Treasury Shares of
'tho Company to provide working capital for
the Companv.
,   Dated this 19th day of January, A. D. 1003.
"    . ��� A. H. HOLDICH,
no ;>0 _t Secretary.
Certltiertto or Improvements.
"Culhcrt," "Handy," "Handy No. 2.,
"Lynch," ;*'Lo;v," |��Low Fraction."
rh neriil claims, situate fn tlie Trout Lake
Mining Division of West Kootenay District.
'��� Where located:���Near lynch creek on Lar
deau river.
Take notice that I, A.R. Hcyland, agent for W.
-\. Brayton, Free Minor's Certillcate No. Rails",
intend sixty days Irom the dato hereof, to
apply to llic Mining Recorder lor a Certillcate
of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
a Crown (.rant of tbo above claims.
And further take notlee tbat action under
section :���, must bo commenced before the
issuance ol such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this llth day of January, A. I)., won.
pDifed Bate of Nortli kifca
tbo Uuitpii Hatters
of North America.
When you aro buy-
ng a FVK HAT,
Iflier soft or stiff,
sec to it tlmt thu
genuine UNI ON
Label isseiv.-il in it.
If a retailer litis
Iooho labels in his
possession  and   of-
y__?_!^___rff tySSS^itr       *ers to put one In a
mSotcbCx        liat to* you, do not
wartn-fc" patronize him.   Ho
him. Ho
hasnot any riL'titto na>e loose labels, Loose
labels iu retail stores are counterfeits. Do not
listen to anv explanation as to why the hai
has no label. Tlie Oenuine Union! is
perforated on the four edges exaetly tho same
as a postage stamp. (Counterfeits ar�� sometimes perforated on three ol the eiluos, and
sometimes only on two. Keep a sharp lookout
for the counterfeits. Unprincipled manufacturers arc using them in order to get rid of
their scab-mtule hats. The John Ti. Stetson
Co. of Philadelphia, Pa., Is non-uiuon concern,
JOHN A. MOFFITT, President,    _
OVange, N. J.
JOHN PHILLIPS, Seeretary, *,
U 797 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn .N'T
Time Table.
Notice to Delinquent Co-Owner.
To William Howard or whomsoever lie may
have transferred his interest in the-Clyde"
and "Clyde No. 2" mineral claims, situated on
Silver Cup Mountain adjoining the Lucia
mineral claim and iM miles from Ferguson, in
tho Trout Lake Mining Division, West Kootenay district ol B.C.
\ ou aro bereby notified that I have expended
1220 fn labor and improvements upon the
above montioned claims since Oct. 7th, 1901,
under the provisions of Iho Mineral Act, and
if within i�� days from tho date of this notice
you fall or re/tiso to contributo your proportion of the above mentioned sum which is now
due, together with all cost of advertising,
Tour interest in thc said claims will becomo
iho property of the undersigned under section
4 of the Mineral Act Amendment Aet loot).
Dated at Ferguson, II. C��� this 12th day of
pcuombur. UW2.
Certificate of Improvements.
Two and a Half
mineral claim situate in thc Trout Lake
Mining Division of West Kootenay District.
Where located:-On Lade mountain near the
Badshot mine.
TAKE NOTICE that I, O. B.N. Wilkie, acting as agent for thc Ophir-Lado Mining Syndi*
cate, Limited, Free-Miner's Certificate No. B-
4817-!, intend w days from the dato hereof, to
apply to tbe Mining Recorder for a Certificate
oi Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
a Crown Grant of the above claim.'
And further take notice that action, under
���section 87, must be commenced  before  thc
Issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
.Dated tliis llth day of December, A. I). 1_HKJ.
Notice is hereby g ven that thc undersigned
will not be responsible for any account except
oh puoduetlon of a written order'signed by
the manager, Superintendent or Secretary.
Notlee to Delinquent Co-Owner*
To C, J. Smith and F. W, Hinsdale or to'any
person or persons to whom'they may havo.
transferred their interests tu tho following
mineral claims, tho "Mollie A" and '.'Conpor
Key" located at short creek south of Pass iu tho Trout Lako mining division of
West Kootenay.
Take notice that we'the undersigned have
performed the work ��ndirocordedjhe assessment on the above named properdins forthe
years 1900-1901 nnd-toiler, to held four interest fn said claims- under section _u of tha
Mineral Aet and If within 90 days of the first
{publication hereof you fall or refuse to con-
ribute your portion of such expenditure
together with thc cost of advertising, your
Interest ln tho said claims will becomo tlie
propcrtvof the subscribers under section 4 of
fhp Mineral Act of 1900,
Dated at Ferguson, 11,0. this 19th day of Deo.
,S" "" MonoA    [ HENRY 8ANN,
dec�� Slsne(:    (JOE MOBETT
Notlee to Delinquent Co-Owner.
To S, iYMcCoU, or whomsoever he may have
transferred his Interest In the Triune Fraction No. 3 mineral claim, "situated on Brown
creek, in the Trout Lake Mining Division
West Kootciiay District of B. C.
You tire hereby notified that I have expend
crtllOO In labor ami Improvements upon the
���above montioned fractional mineral claim
'sinew July 1st, 190.!, under the provisions of the
Mineral Act. and-if within W days from tho
Site of this notice you fail or refuse to contribute mt >rqpqrt|pn of tyo above menRqnert
sum, whirl/ W how Mo1 Wthbr with ail
cost of advertising, your interest in tho said
claim will become-tho property of the undersigned under section 4 of tho "Mineral Act
*B.WWSiE��. B.C., till. no. i.y oil
.*��*���*�� aawNOiow.
Running between Arrowhead, Beaton and Comaplix, commencing October 14th, 1901, will sail as follows,
weather permitting.
Leaving Arrowhead for Beaton and
Comaplix, twice daily���10k and 15k.
Leaving Boaton and Comaplix for
Arrowhead, twice daily��� 7:15k and
12*45k, Making close conneotions
with all C, P. It. Steamers and trains.
The owners reserve the right' to
change times of sailings without
notice. '"'���
Ths Fred Bobinson Lumber Ob.Ltd
Smith <�� Co.
45 Bleary St,
����� Montreal
Will be represented in
Forguson three or four
days each month. Any
orders for clothing will
receive close attention
and we
Our representative
S. A. Scott is a
practical tailor and
will mako clothes
fit. Hold your
orders for him.
Schools, 8CK?.f0N'
Gives'instruction by mall in the following sitbjects: Mechanical engineering,
mechanical drawing, Electrical engineering, telegraphy, telephony, sanitary plumbing, heating and ventilation, civil engineering, architecture, architectural drawing, sheet metal pattern drafting, lettering
and sign painting, ornamental designs,
book keeping, stenography, moling, smelting, metallurgy, hyiirometallurgy, electrotherapeutics, French, tie/man, Spanish,
Send for free catalogue. ���,
10 per cejifdlscount by cutting out this
ad. and enrolling before end of mouth,
IV. H. Me DOUG ALL, Local Agent
Nelson. 11. C.
Headquarters for Assayer*, Attain*
A Mill Supplies. Solo agents In H.
C. for Morgan Crucible Co., Battersea,
England; F. \V. Braun <fc Co.'s Patent
Cary Furnaces, Burners, etc.; Wm. Afub��
worth & Co.'s Flue Balances- etc., etc.
Your Local Paper
is a necessity to you, financially
and socially. A NEWSPAPER
containing the latest news of the
world, is equally necessary to
you.*._The "up to date man" will
provide himself with these two
necessaries.   ���'
be found ^ the very,Jatest news of
the world,-its matter"including information on politics, commerce,
igriculture, mining, literature, as
well, as the local happenings in
.he'states of Montana, Oregon,
-Idaho, Washington, and the province qt. British Columbia/'1, In addition, its Columns for women, its
popular science articles, its short
and continued stories, its "An;,
swers to ��� Correspondents," and
"Puzzle Problems" combine to
form a home newspaper tbat at
$1.00 per year can nowhere be
excelled.   \ "���<���
Perhapi you have something to nil-, farm,
a team, farm machinery. Y**u 'may wish "to
buy acmethlnr. The beat powtblo way to corti*.
munlcate with people who wlah t�� buy er-tnMt
la by Inserting a small advertisement In the
8pokeiman-Revlew. The price li the same In
the dally and the TwIee-a-Week,
If you wish to reach buslntrs man and n��*-
comers, uie th* DAILY. Farmers, stockmen,
lumbermen and miners take th* TWICE-A-
-    ���!���U .. ',
The three .claims owned by the company-are the "Lardeau
Queen," the"Lardeau King" and the "LardeauPrince," all abutting
end to end, through whioh three leads pass the entire length, situated at the bend of Lexington ctJe'ek,'(n the.Lardeau. mining division;
of West Kootenav, British CMumbtai;        ��� "i,
These three claims art. looked on the western slope of Goat Mountain, the lines being norUwvGoterly and south-easterly, and form one.
complete portion of Mineral land of about IS6 aeres, They lie east,
less than (our miles IP teom Pish river. . ���,,.*   ,
The group lies fn the "Sitting Bull" and "Wild West" belts,
two of,t'he strongest and best known leads In that district, and work
already done; on apjacent extentlons has given most satisfactory
results as to extent of ore bodies and increased values with depth.
The formation is slate and schist, lying in an Immense lime
dyke, and the Groupings of the leads are generally topped with heavy
Iron capping and quartz, which gives assays from- $8 up on the
surface,  r* *�������� '-'"
Exploitation consists of two open cuts along tbe surface for a
distance of twenty feet, which exposed a body of argentiferous
galena over 8 Inches in width- Tho valuo of this, ore body* was $25.(10
on tbe surface, but at a depth of less than three feet It has* inoreased
to $40.60. To tap this ore.showing antftho massive Iron capped
ledge close to which lt lies the present tunnel was commenced and
is now in a distance of 82 foet.. i Another 85 feet of cnMscutting
should reach this ledg. at adepthof about 125 feet.. When 61 feet
had been driven, an almost-solid body of iron ore three feet thick
was encountered in the tunnol lying against a wall of slate, A
sample at this point assayed $77.60 in gold, silver, copper ond lead.
At a distance of 14 feet from this lead a tine' body of ore has been
encountered which, when crossed, proved to be seven and a half feet
wide, carrying the finest looking mineral yet found on the iproperty.
A third ledge which contains the richest oro ulid widest surface
showing, will be reached about February 15th. Tide ledge when
encountered, will be from 12 to 16 feet wide and great results are
expected, :i*
Tbe property has an excellent surface showing. The average
assays are most encouraging, considering the great width and con-
tinuanoy of the leads across tbe country with suahi great width and
prominence of the surface judging from other properties i ln the near
vicinity, some of which are on tbe same lead and have developed
very rich ore bodies,    . ���'.-���
In conclusion I would nay that the Lardeau Mines are as good as
any, If not the best, tn the vicinity, and I verily believe with a
nominal expenditure, they should be made dividend paying in a
short time, and I would strongly roconjqend extensive development
toward that end,        ' ;'   ������
It. O. McClymoat, ,��. _���_
For Further information, price of stock, etc., address
B. Norbert Oultn'ette, -Manager.
* Bank of Montreal Bldg., ROSSLAND, B. C,
IRON BEDS a Specialty      I
$5 and up. i
Goods can be furnished to any part of Lardeau on very shori notice
as the service is such that delivery can be made in one day from Nelson.
No Charge for packing
Funeral Directors and
���Graduate of My... Collogojof Embalming]
Can attend case at Forguson at ten
hours notice if advised by wire.
D. J. Robertson tf C��-
Windsor Hotel
When coming Into Ferguson tho first hotel to
see is tho Windsor. If one is looking for the
bost accommodation, i. e. Clean, well tended
rooms, a well furnish'id table and choice liquors and cigars, then the Windsor is the best
place to stop. Bending rooms and parlors
nicely furnished.   Everything quiet.
Madam O'Connor, Proprietress.
Our Special
The Union
Tbey are all Unloi mnde and of the
best Havana Tobacco money can
buy. Try one and satisfy yourself
as to their quality.
Union Cigar
Factory, H.A.
Brown, Prop.
D'   C    XM1J C/l/V   High Class Merchant Tailor,
M\.f*3.    fr IiV4_JV/I\�� BI.VELSTOKB,B. O.
Any orders you may favor us with
(Pill receive prompt
Hotel Lardeau,
J. Laughton, Proprietor.
NEATLY FURNISHED,       *���������� WW-
prospectors* Exchange
ARTHUR EVANS, Proprietor.
���Jl *>-��BEST IN THE MARKET-*-**-- ������ LIQUORS ��II> CIOARS ������ ��� ,-; >���{ j-1
��� .   '    ��� .   >    j *    ���
I Local and General.
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Gambling has been stopped in Kossland.
The Chinese New year started yesterday.
Houscwarming at the hospital
Miss S, Gardiner left for her home ln
X elson on Monday. > ���
E. Moscrop returned yesterday morn-
ing to Kevelstoke.
N. Abrahamson of Trout Lake la ln
the Revolstoke hospital.
Frank , Abbey, of the Lake, was in
Ferguson Thursday night,
J. 0. Piper of Trout Lake, was a vls-J
tor   to Vm&XAm Thursday.
Mrs. J. W. Westfall Qf: fPu' I*-**!
who has been very, ill, Is recovering.
,]. Doyle of Rovelstoke, representing
P. Burns & Co., was in town Saturday
The Crown Princess of Saxony It to
surrender all titles and receive
*7,500 per year.
A conundrum social will be given
by .the Methodist congregation at
Trout Lake on Feb. Gth.
Tho Ladles' Auxiliary will entertain the people of the whole Lardeau
at tho new hospital building tonight.
- A Kaslo man who advertised for a
wife received 93 replies from husbands
offering him theirs.���Paystreak.
There has been considerable cutter
drivingduringtbopast week. Messrs.
Daney, Kirkpatrick and Glenn have
new cutters.
The (weather in eastern Ontario and
Quebec is at present very cold, the
temperature ranging from 10 to 36
below zero.
S. A, Scott, representing the Smith
Co.'s tailoring establishment at Montreal will be in Ferguson next week to
take measurements for clothing.
Conservatives have decided to] protest the recent elections In North
Perth, North Grey and Norfolk. The
necessary funds have been secured.
Mr. Balfour who installed the compressor plant at the Nettle L. arrived
in Forguson yesterday. It is said he
has gone to the Cup to install the
compressor at that mine.
A sleigh load of Fergusonites went
down to the dance at Trout Lake last
.night.   A number of people from the
Lake are expected up to the 'At Homo'
tonight at the hospital.
The mercury has been hovering
closely to zero for the past four days,
but 5 above is tbe lowest tbat has been
registered. This makes very satis
factory weather for everybody.
A party consisting of Miss Emma
Gstling, Miss Ella Peterson and Messrs. Olson and Nelson drove up from
Trout Lake on Sunday and spent the
evening at the Ferguson house visiting
Rev, Father Thayer of Revelstoke,
haB gone on an extended trip in the
course of which he will visit Rome.
Before leaving he was presented with
a purse of money from his Revelstoke
congregation and a similar gift from
his Golden congregation. 1
The official record of the mineral
production of British Columbia began
in 1877, and was thon limited/to sliver
and lead. Gold quartz mining did not
asumo any importance until 181)3,
though gold placer mining In the provinco was already an ancient thing.
This is, therefore, tho ninth yonr ot
<|\iart'_ mining industry of British
Herald, Cranbrook.
Sec-Treasurer, T. McNaught, Halcyon Hot Springs.
Executive Committee, W.B. Wilson,
tbe Pioneor, Phoenix; C. E. Smithor-
ingale, the Drill, Slocan; W. Mc-
Adams, the Paystreak, Sandon; E. A.
Hnggen. the'KootenayMail Revolstoko;
J. D. Taylor, the C61umbian, Now
Westminster and E. C. Race, the Miner, Rossland.
Invitations from the boards of trado
of Cranbrook, Phoenix and Slocan
City to hold the next annual meeting
in their cities were read and acknowledged but the matter was left in the
hands of the executive.
&5zjfa.*rf** ri-Lriz-rfi-riz -rfijOjLifijtfa &-*%
jj  -*r^*v-r-v-*"*!v-'~'tv-- -vST^s-_.>r_jr z*jyT_j  C
Locals With a Pay streak.
All the latest books, magazines and
periodicals for holiday reading in stock
at the Canada Drug&Book Co.'s store,
Revelstoke, B. C. Prompt attention to
mall orders.
It pays to usq the telephone. A trip
can often he saved to Trout Lake, Bea
ton, Arrowhead or Comaplix by using
the phone. Office in Cummins & Co.'s
* Smokers: If you want the genuine "Union" and "Our Special"
cigar see that "Union Cigar Factory"
ts stamped In gilt letters on every box.
���H. A. Brown, Revelstoke, B. C.
FOR SALE--A four roomed dwelling house and two lots on one of the
belt corners ln the residence part of
Ferguson for sale on,easy terms.
Apply to Eagle office.
A. M. Craig still conducts, tbe feed,
livery and freighting stables at Beaton, and has saddle horses and light
and heavy conveyances for hire at all
times. His daily stage for Goldflelds
and Camborne meets the steamboat on
Its arrival and departure.
AU teamen know the comforts of
having on hand a supply of Borden's
Eagle Brand Condensed milk. It can
be used so agreeably in cooking, in
coffee, tea and chocolate. Lay in a
supply for all kinds of expeditions.
Avoid unknown brands.
VLS&t -S��?!_rf_u��iJ:fe --rfz_rf___rfz_rf_. _!_��____��
.O   B. N. WILKIE, $
_  V--,�� P. L. S. g
Provincial ��
Land ��
Surveyor |
Ferguson and Trout Lake.    ��
Surveys made and Crown Grants
Office:     ���      -     Trout Lake.
Surveys of Mines, Mineral Claims and
Grown Lands. Grown Grants Obtained and Assessments Managed
for Absentees.
Offices:   Camborno and Vanoouvor
O      SHANNON, B. A. ft
Hr'idquartera for Ieforaiattoa Regarding pr
Lardeau 1'i-opcrtlcs- Li
W, Its for Inrormatioa* k
Call aad aee Samples. I_
ij Solicitor for
���Jj The Imperial Bank
�� Perguson, B, C.
-J OFFICE-In tlio Ophir Lade bloek.
i ���
* Barristers, Sollciters, etc.
Ktite -tfksfajtufa xh. :-*}"*-*rf**_rf"*-s{**. s!uK
Qo You Know I
Tbat a man is more k
manly when be keeps |f
his face cleanly shaven ft
his hair neatly trim- k
med and uses the * f
bath frequently. s
All the require- k
ments of a first class
barber shop supplied ft
by.... i}
LRoy Jameson &
***r_$rz--s-*$s- jjs" _$rj5T7}*r-t$3"*_*-r j*J5
Capital Authorized, $4,ooo,ooo
Capital (Paid-up) (2,863,932
Rest    -   '   -   -    $2,438,395
D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.
Editors Moot In Nolson,
Tho Interior Press Association of B.
C, hold tbeir annual general mooting
In Nelson on January 18th, at wblch
2,1 newspapers wore represented elthar
porBonally or by pro.:y. Many matters
of Importance to publishers were dis.
cussed, notably tho desirability ol having existing statutes ln respect tn
newspaper interests so amended that
bettor results may be bad,
Tho following: officers for tho onsu-
lo? year woro elected:
President, F. J, Dean, the Dally
News, Nelson,
Vice-president, F. E. Simpson, tha
Brandies in Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, N. W.
T. and British Columbia.
Great Britain���Lloyds Bank, Limited
. United States���New York, Hank ol .Montreal
"        ������    ��� Chicago, First National Hunk
..   *<       , h . ���San  Francisco,  Wells Fargo
.fc Co's Hunk.
" ���     "   -St. Paul, Second Nat'l Hank.
"       "   -.Minneapolis.First Nat'l Hank
"       "   -Seattle, Seattle National Hank
Vaucnnvor,  Revelstoko,    N**olson,   Goldon,
Forguson Victoria.
Interest allowed at current rates.
A general banking business Irausaclod.
Local Manager.
. Offices: Revelstoke, Golden, and Fcrgu-
���g son. Solicitors Ior Imperial Bank
3 of Canada.
% ������"
> Geo. S. MeCarter.              J. A. Harvey.
fl A. M. PMkham.
Ii "RIRED C. ELLIOTT,                               '���?
fl ' ������                    fr
J Berrlster,  Notary Public etc. |
fl TROUT LAKEi-__WB. C, AND        f
���A Ferguson, B, C. k
,1 vy   do V.loMAISTREAJ.M.SCOTT [f
| Barrister, Solicitor, etc.      |
Jj REVELSTOKE, B. C.                 B,
JJ J. M. SCOTT, A, B, L. L. B.            4,
iJ W. do V. le Malstre, M. A.             U
Having purchased tho
Ferguson Meat Market we
are prepared to supply our
customers with all kinds of
Fresh and cured meats. A
good Bupply of Beef, Pork,
Mutton, Sausages, Hams
and Bacon  always on hand.
For Men Women and Children
the Home, the Camp
and the mine.
At the big Retail Store
Call and Inspect our new stock
of Neckties.
We have in stock a good supply of Borden's Eagle Brand
Condensed Milk and Cream.
Once fried you will use no other
McKinnon (E Sutherland \
The Post Office Store
Our prices will be down at Rock bottom, for Men's
Suits and Pants to decrease stock before moving into
ov new building. Miners'Boots and Blankets. An
assorted car of Fresh Groceries.
0. B. Batho & Co. I
Ferguson, B. C,  Opposite the Postoffice.
i Packing andFenruson Packing
-5_J Freighting Transfer Outfit.
Contracts entered into for packing of Mining Supplies,
etc., to any point in the district.
Good, prompt service, and any work undertaken guaranteed.   Freighting from Thomson's Landing to Ferguson
a speoialty.
Headquarters at Ferguson, B.C.     S. Daney, Prop.
When ou reach Trout Lake City put
up the Queens. .Good accommodation
.. Best of service .. Choicest wines,
liquors and cigars..Fire proof safe..
Abrahamson Brothers, Proprietors.
Well lighted and heated by hot air
furnace. Tables supplied with the
best the market affords.
��1  Rates $1 Per Day J&,
MRS, A,  M. STOKES,   Ferguson,  B,  C.
Ferguson Hotel


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