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THE GOLD
VOL. III.   NO 33.
GOLDEN B.C., SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 1894.
%l Per Year
MACLEAN'S
INSTANT    -    HEADACHE     -     WAFERS
are a positive cure lor all cases of headache, whether
nervours, bilious, or neuralgic.     Sent post
free on receipt of price
185  Out*   Per  Boy.
WENDELL   MACLEAN,
���WHOLESALE    AND    RETAIL   DRUGGIST,   CALGARY,    ALBERTA.
BARGAINS! BARGAINS!
At
Chas. A. Warren's
Grand Stock Taking Sale
Now Going On.
Call   Early   and   Avoid   the   Rush.
HUDSON'S
BAY
COMPANY
(incorporated 1G70.)
DRY GOODS
GROCERIES,
BOOTS and* SHOES,
CROCKERY,
WINES,
LIQUORS,
CIGARS,
Etc. Etc.
Prices quoted and samples sup- lied on
application.
local reputation as a poet, through tie'
" poem "   he attach"-!  to the old shoe
OURTOWK.
(���olden, mi tlm main line of the Ciui'tdinii
Pacific. Kail-ray. at its connection  with llie      , . , ,    , ,    , .    ,      ,   ,
steamboat navigation of the Columbia riven which passed through bis hands last
the mineral ami commercial centra of Eastern wee*(
British Columbia: headquarters ut'ilu tinld-1
on Smelting works, the  Upper  Columbia     Tlie Eua  mav not bo a Hi page pa-
Navigatioii Co., ami lumber industry; the , , . , ,.
outlet for  the  widely   known   anil   far per, nor have as complete a telegraphic
filmed agricultural and grazing laud of tin;  franchise as some of our dailys, but
Coliiinlnii A Kootenav Vidlevs;   unrivalled
for scenery of all kinds; the distributing I yet it has nn inlluence, ns was shown
rantiiieiit Mmt """"^ *""'"'* ��" "'�� I b*-r the I"'01**!-1 "ction taksn bV the P*
 O. authorities in the matter of; a Savings Hank Department in our office
here. We have seen a letter promising to put Donald on the Savings
Bank list on April 1st. Mr. Patmore
liti-i ordered new lock boxes anil expects
them in shortly. When they arrive
and are put in he will re-arrange the
office so that access may be had to the
boxes at any hour night or day. Tli is*
will prove a great convenience to the
railway boys as often they are unable
to call (or mail during office hours.
LOCAL JOTTINGS.
COLUMBIA   HOUSE,
Golden,     -     -     B.C.
Special  attention given  to
MAIL ORDERS.   Write us.
Address HUDSON'S BAY
Coy, Calgary, or
Kamloops.
HUDSON'S BAY Co.
Has been newly built and newly furnished.
Heated throughout with hot air. The
table is lirst class. The bar is stocked
with choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Vttm. JVtejfleish, - Prop.
Carlin and Lake
General Merchants,
Alexander   Block.
H
em Goods and
Iioua Prices.
We are receiving Daily Large Shipments of
Dry Goods, Gent's Furnishings, Hats and Caps,
Boots and Shoes, &c, &c,
for Spring and Summer trade and are expecting in about ten days
One car of Agricultural Implements and
One car of Furniture.
Call and see our extensive stock of
White Linen, Cambric and Flannel Shirts,
and Slater's celebrated Boots and Shoes for
men, women and children.
Notice to Taxpayers.
Assessment Act and Provincial
Revenue Tax.
The Gold Commissioner was in town
this week.
Mr. anil Mrs. H. D. Hume left for
the west on Monday.
Mr. Geo. Stark returned from a trip
to Fort Steele on Sunday.
Mr, C. E. Wells went east to Calgary on Thursday last.
Mr. WT. Alexander of Donald spent a
couple of dnys in town this week.
Mr. McManus, formerly agent at
Pallise:', is here supplying Mr. Wells'
place,
Messrs. Bert Low, Barne*? O'Eottrke
and Chss. Cartwright came in from
Carbonate this week.
This is St. Patrick's Day, and will
no doubt lie celebrated in a becoming
manner by our Irish friends.
Mr W. T. Lefurgey, of Suiniiinrside,
P.E.I., brother-in-l.iw of the la*e
Archie McMurdo, was here on a visit
this week.
Mr, Mclutyre, shoemaker, came in
from Calgary on Wednesday. He will
open out iu a few days us soon as be
finds a suitable place.
Finding himself unable to attend to
tbe wants of his many customers
alone, Mr. Frank Field has hired an
assistant, Mr. C. Sleyers, from Montana, who is a first class barber. Give
bim u trial and judge for yourself.
Mr. F. H. Bacon arrived on Tuesday's No. 1 from the cast, where be
spent the winter. Mr. Bacon is looking well and is ready for work as soon
as navigation opens. The prospects
are that the season will be a busy one.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, in
accordance with the Stututes, that
Provincial Revenue Tax and all Taxes
levied under the Assessment Act are
due for the year 18II1. All of the above
named Taxes collectible within the
Eastern Division, of the District oi
Kootenay, are payable at my office.
Court House, Donald. Assessed Tuxes
are collectible at the following rates,
viz.:
If paid on or before June 30th, 18J14:���
Provincial Revenue, $.1,00 per capita.
One-half of one per cent on Real
Property.
Two per cent on assessed value of
Wild Land.
One-third of ono por cent on Personal
Property.
One-half of one per cent on income.
If paid after .June 80th, 1894: -
Two-thirds of one per cent on Real
Property.
Two and one-half per cent on assessed value of Wild Land.
One-half of one *ier ceut on Personal
Property.
Three-fourths of one per cent on
income.
S. REDGRAVE,
Assessor and Collector,
Donald, Feb 6th, 1804.
Pronhyterlnn Church.
Service will be held  in  the school
h.ouse to-morrow morning ut 10 o'clock-
conducted by the Rev. W. R. Ross.
Evangelistic Service.
.T.  W.  Paton the shanty man. will
hold evangelistic service in the school
house, Snud ly afternoon ut 3 o'clock.
Everybody invited,
To the Ladles of U olden and Vicinity.
Miss Rocan (of Calgary) milliner
nnd dressmaker, wishes to announce
to you that site will be in Golden on
or ubout Monday the 10th instant,
with u full stock of millinery, ready
made ladies' anil children's underwear,
children's dresses, fancy goods, etc.
Also a large stock of the latest styles
in spring hats,
Ladies wishing to have dresses made
will do well by leaving their measures
with Miss R., who guarantees a perfect fit. Miss Rocau will make her
headquarters at the Queen's Hotel.
Do not miss this opportunity. Miss
R. will only remain here for a couple
of davs, proceeding to Donald on the
21st. Satisfactory references will be
given.
DONALD  ITEMS.
('iinaillaii News.
A crystal of topaz lias been discovered in Leeds.    This is supposed to be
the first stone of the kind ever found
in Canada.
A number of tlie Toronto druggists
have been summoned to answer to tbe
charge of having committed a breuch
of the liquor license uct by selling
liquor on Sunday without ihe necessary doctor's certificate.
Jas. Henij-an was committed for
trial at Hamilton on the charge of
keeping a gambling room. The crown
put three young mon who were caught
in tbe room into the box and they
reluctantly admitted "hat they were
playing poker.
Candidates for the Ontario Legislature aud the House of Commons are
being placed in the Held by the Patrons
of Industry at a rapid rate, five nominations having now been made. The
elections are a long nay off yet, but
the Patrons of Industry are evidently
uot going to be caught napping.
The Patrons' convention sitting in
Toronto, sent the following telegram to
Sir John Thompson : The Patrons of
Industry in grand association assembled, oppose the granting of bonuses,
but if a subsidy be given by the Gov*
eminent for a fast ocean steamship
line they urge thut it be given to aid
fast freight steamers to carry Canadian products rapidly to the eastern
markets.
XOTICl*!
The first meeting of the shareholders
of the Golden Lumber Company Limited Liability, will lie held ut the Company's office in Golden, B. C, on
Monday the 2nd day of April, 1894,
at the hour of two o'clock iu the afternoon.
M. Carlin, l
F, P. Ahmstrong, [���Trustees.
S, Barber. J
Golden, Uth Marck, 18911.
I
Mr. Angus McLean is recovering
from tbe severe attack of inflammation
of the bowels with whicli he has been
laid up.
Rev. W. R. Ross was at Kamloops
this week attending a meeting of
Presbytery.
A number of our residents went over
to the ball in Revelstoke on the 16th.
Miss Maquire, Salmon Arm, is ut
present in town tlie guest of Miss
Lawrence.
Mr. R. W. Patmore, our geni*.l
postmaster has attained  more than a
XOTM'I* !
A special meeting of the shareholders .
of the Upper Columbia Navigation &
Tramway Co., will be held at the
Company's office in Golden, B.C., on
Monday the 2nd day of April, A.D.,
1891, at two o'clock in the afternoon,
for the purpose of authorizing the
Board of Directors (1st) to sell and
convey certain of the Company's real
estate and personal properly and (2nd)
to subscribe to the capital stock of
ccrtiii.i limited liability companies.
By order of the Board of Directors.
J. F. Arsistroxo,
Secret aty.
Golden, 12th Mkroli, 1894. Tliu j.j!ji>j^Nr EUA is published evory
Siitiir.lay morning iu time to catch tho oust
und wost mail trains, also thu mail for tlm
upper I'niiitry, Windermere, Fort Steele etc
it is tlio only advertising minium! in tlie Heat
Kootonay liistrict.
S ibterlptiou Kates i 92.00 |wr unnuiii in
ADVASOH.
Advertisements and c.hnngeii must ho in
tliu office nut Liter than 1- ,1.111, on Thursday
to insure insertion.
Advertisement rates iniiilo known nu appli-
catior '.0
All cash to lio [Kill to tho .Manager, from
who.11 the Company's receipt will lie obtain" 1.
llie G'llJ.n Eia Publishing Compani/.
Iin tho States, whero ,vo come in touch equal to the amount of silver in ster-    fpfrp -TT'OPPTF l\rA!V
with  the   American   line,   the   I'lvat  ling therefore under bimetallism a man I '
Northern.   Iu AVest Kootenay wuliuve can buy the  niediuui of  exchange���'
I two   splendid    water-ways   into   the'gold und  silver-cheaper  than he can
I States, one  by  the Columbia and the  buy  tho medium   of   exchange -gold
other on tlieKootenay, connecting with alone-under gold monoinetallsin, for
i tho Great Northern and the Spokane the simple reason that, with the same
I Nori liern. Tho Nelson and Fort Shep- j number ot people, tliere is double the
'paid Riihvay is now in connection amount of tbe medium of exchange
I ivith Nelson uud  Spokane.     Tho Spo-  tor sale.    Of course there is a limit to
kane   Northern  nro  building  up into the useful  multiplication of  money or
British Territory, and will this full be the  medium   of  exchange and  their
iu Nelson, tho ctipiiul town of West limit would be reached-that is 10 say
! Kootenay. This lino is to be extended money would lie performing its fullest
'up iho Kootenay Luke to the Lardo. functions-when the difficulty of ob-
! nml will bo joined ut Kaslo by a short' taining tbo medium   of exchange wis
line running into the Slocan  district." j exactly equal  10  the difficulty of ob-
"Does   not.   tbo   Canadian   Pacific taining  tbo commodity  for which it
exchanges.    However there is not the
slightest fenr of gold and silver beconi-
SATURDAY,   MARCH 17, 1X!>4.
B. C.'S MINERAL WEALTH.
INTERVIEW WITH SIR. W. PELLEW
HARVEY.
(From the London Mining Journal.)
(Continued from last week.)
'��� What is your opinion of the milling laws of the colony? Are they
favorable to the progress of the industry ?"
"The mining laws of this country,
as of others, are not perfect. Experience will lead to amendments, but,
taking one thing with another, there
is very little to complain of. The
Provincial Government is doing all it
can to build np tlie great industry ���
mining and in its efforts tlie forward
steps towards tho right direction are
appreciated. The officials are reasonable nnd desirous of doing what is best
for tlie country generally."
" Now, what are the prospects of
silver mining in the colony?"
" No country in the world hns better
prospects so fur ns silver lend mining
is concerned. The whole of the Kootenay county, enst, west, north, and
sj'.itb, is full of galena. Many big
mines nre producing lar-.e quantities of
ore at the present moment, und on
account of the exceedingly high percentage of lead and silver, the depression in tho price of the white metal,
although detrimental, will not materially hinder our progress, nnd if President Cleveland socceels in hiking off
the import duly 011 loud, which
amounts to 1J cents per lb., this advantage will nearly compensate for the
drop in silver values. It nuiy lie interesting to statu lhat tny assnv on the
ores sent by the British Columbian
Government to tlie Chicago World's
Fair, averaged as follows : -
West Ko it
Slocan
lilecillewni
Railway touch tho country ?"
"Owing to tlio enterprise of this
groat railway company many mining
sections hitherto inaccessible are now
easily accessible. Other railway companies are throwing out their brunches
so that, combining these advantages
and the richness of the province in
minerals, I firmly believe that British
Columbia's fulure is ussurod, and lie
who at the right moment takes a share
in the progressive movement will undoubtedly lie handsomely repaid. The
climate is excellent, living not excessively high, and for commercial purposes the railway and steamboat connection with the mother country is
very advantageous. We are also in
touch with China and Japan, by means
of the steamboats of tlie Canadian
Pacific Railway Company, with those
of the Huddurt line with Australia,
ail sailing direct from Vancouver."
COMMUNICATIONS.
S Ivor
Lead
ozs per ton
p.c.
..  231.00
���t'i.l'.U
....   I9H.C0
ii'.'. 80
    1U.C0
G4.00
....    85 00
(J-0.10
md so on. The present shipments,
. iiotiiitiug iu nearly 2U1 tons per diem
are made to the United States. A
little energy 011 the part of English
smelting companies is only needed to
avert this and to bring tho ore to
(heir tun.ices, here iu England and
Wales."
'��� Which are principal silver mines?"
'���Lucky Jim, 'trout   Western, Dardanelles,   B'".,in/11   King, Payne, and j
and   inaiiy  others in Wost Kootouny, I
and North  Star,   iu East Kootonay, I
are amongst thu principal ones."
'���Is tho country rich  in other minerals ?" 1
" Yo.-;  in  copper,  coal,   iron, with
platinum and 11 little nickel."
'��� How are you oft for means of communication?"
���' Well,  in the East  Kootenay, we
have   a direct  connection   with   the
Canadian  Puciilo Railway at Golden,
and from  thence via the stenmers of1
the Dpper Columbia .Navigation and
Tramway   Company
smith   to   Fort
Steele   and   other  important   mining
camps via Koteiuy river to Jennings
Wo do not liulil ourselves responsible for the
opinions expretued by our correspondents.
Further    C'oiiiiiiiiiilciitlmi   from   I'ul.
linker an Uliiietull.in.
March 10th, 1894.
Editor GOI.llEN EtlA :
Slit,���As I have lieen asked to refute
the criticisms of "Kootenay Eust" on
my speech on Biinctaiism, I usk for
space to do so and I will be as b.-ief as
possible under the circumstances. Any
student of monetary science can at
once detect thnt "Kootenay East"
does uot thoroughly understand his
subject. He has adopted a few shibboleths of gold iiiononietalists and he
is not a win e that tiie,-. have already
lieen proved to be fallacious by many
experts in monetary science.
" Kootenay East" sii) s:
"The Colonel's groat trouble is the
'scarcity of gold'and the ���unstable
foundations of credit.' I was under
the impression thnt the millions of
coM in the Banks of England and
France were nt the cull of anybody
presenting bunk note- : and togei liese
nytis ii was oi'ly necessary to sell
something."
"Only sI'Icessarv to sell (sosie-
rillNu!'' The simplicity of this ns
portion is highly amusing. How, I
would as!., i.-. the "something to sell"
to be obtained ? .Manifestly by labour
atone. tt is labour which first produces tliu capital whicli is afterwards
lo act as ils coadjutor. Capital is only
stored up labour, therefore in order to
obtain "soinetliirg to sell" a man
must labour for it, und if gold - the
medium of exchange and the measure
of value is dear, tin; mini will have to
give more labour for it than he would
have 10 give it it were cheaper. Con-
seqitently those who hold uold in
enormous amounts the Mammon
Gods cun demand more from labour
when gob. is dear than they can when I
gold is cheap. Under gold nioiioiiicliil- j
ism 11 man has to buy gold with his
labour in order to exchange it for the
necessaries of life, while under bimetalism a man cun buy both gold and
silver for the same purpose and the
two metals ure linked together at a
fixed rate Taking all the civilized
countries together, we- find that the
amount t f  gold in   sterling is about
ing super-abundant.
"Kootenay East" goes on to say
with regard to myself:
"Ho tells us that ihe gold in the
world is ��190,000,100 sterling. This
is about the amount of Great Britain's
national debt, and according to the
Colonel's theory of ' fiduciary paper'
this gigantic indebtedness should bo
represented in coin, and if so it would
absorb ull the existing precious metal.
What are tlio facts : There is not a
shilling directly in reserve, ami yet tho
three per cent Consols usually stand
about par, backed us they are by all
the wealth of the country both on land
and sea. Would Col. Baker ius'ance
Consols as based upon an ��� unstable
foundation of credit V" "
Cun "Kootenay East" pretend for
one moment that fiduciary paper should
not be based upon 1111 adequate supply
of tlie precious metals - namely measure of value and uTodium ol excliiiugt-
��� as a reserve?
What does Lord Overstone say on
this subject aud I conclude that
"Kootenay Eust" will accept that
eminent bunker as an authority :
" I consider the money of the country to bo the foundation and the bills
of exchange to be the superstructure
raised upon it."
T..ke tho Loudon Bunk clearing
house as an example. There are many
billions sterling of cheque transactions
which pass through the clearing house
every year, without a coin cui-rint���
but why? Simply upon FAITH that
each bank concerned is able to pay
gold for each cheque if called upon to
do so. Take away that faith, doubt
tbe solvency ot any particular bank
and there would beugiit in the inn-
chine at once. The questionable
cheques would not exchange lor others.
But in what does the solvency oi a
bank consist ? Iu its power to pny
gold for its fiduciary paper in circula-
lation.
(Continued on page four.)
Metal Report.
Wo are indebted to the Engineeriii]
and Minin-; Jourainl of New York (or
the following quotations ;��� -
New York. Meh. I, IH94.
Silver. Owing to renewed rumors of
the imposition of a ii p.c. duty on
till Indian imports, including silver, but excepting of gold mid
cotton, the silver market is again
demoralized. New York, 59 cents
Loudon 2TJd.
Copper. Manufacturers are still complaining about luck of orders to
enable I hem to work full time, and
the prospects for n change for the
bettor in this direction are appur-
enlly not nf a vory promising
nature.   G.M.B's. ��40 15*. Od.
Lead is sharing the fate of all other
metals, the week showing another
decline. .Spanish, ��9 6s Ud., aud
English, ��9 10s. Od.
The Golden Era $2 per year.
UPTURE-Sfigg
��--*-----------���-*---�����-.���-----���*-------. TrnsMfl, with
Sntecttmee to weeter.iIhuibrall other
i-virmeessMiM-d. T"w-ri-R>l-il>rsjMt
uptnro under nvann .tnti-i- A ���*-*���
urn of lltUntihM been perumed tin
lust SI yeete. tuny waal taparao-i-d
���i.miii.tion wjMA JT v-jMata
flORS DEFORMITY,
Smuitsci.i'Tnr.
IKln-t UtW..Toi
"1 am very sorry, Mr. Wilson, 1 know
j-ou have done your best, hut there have
been so many complaints of late that wo
have decided ii best to make a change Of
course you will stuj in tho employ ul iho
company it you cure to." ���
it was the superintendent oi ihe great
electrical works who was speaking���n mail
who showed lu speech ami manner that be
was horn to rule, whose dignity was so
manly that ono instinctively respected him
even though he did not know htm.
He was speaking to one of his foremen ���
Henry Wilson���a man brought up in tho
works almost���a man who knew all tho
workings of the place from the way a
joint wus soldered to the most difficult test-
lug, and yet he was now to lose his place,
lie had held it for live years. He had married llattie Ijiino on tbe surety of a good
salary. He hail bought his little home on
Best street, knowing he could save euougb
iu a few years to pay for it.
But ever since he married llattie Ijane
there had been trouble between himself
und his nearest associate in the works,
James Conley. It bud been a question iu
the minds of many whicli of the two men
Huttiewould marry. Womanlike, she chose
the one her friends least expected her to
choose, the poorer, the homelier of the two.
The trouble be and James Conley bud was
not of Henry Wilson's making Conley
was always quietly doing something to
prejudice others against Wilson. Little
tales were exaggerated nml carried to the superintendent, little underhand things done
to injure him. And now tbe end hud come,
and he was to be ousted from his place,
gome local work hod been done under Wilson's direction. Conley hud inspected it
and found that there had been serious oversights, so he reported to the superintendent,
nnd the superintendent had sent Wilson to
do the work over again, and when Wilson
said tbe work had been tampered with the
superintendent simply looked grave and
said nothing.
"One of the trouole men was killed last
week," tbe superintendent said, "and hereafter you will do his work. The wages, ol
course, will be smaller than you have been
receiving."
So when Henry Wilson walked up Best
street to his little home that afternoon he
carried a heavy heart and a face that told
of deep humiliation and bitter disappointment.
"We were getting along so well,'' he
said to Hattie, "aud I thought 1 could
make the Inst payment on the place this
year, and now"��� He did not say any
more, but his teeth shut together like the
jaws of a vise, aud the set look ou his face
grew harder.
Is tliere one woman in ten thousand who
would not have done just as Hattie did ?
She saw and appreciated his feelings, and
with a smile such as only a invim* woman
can wear she took Ms face in ber hands, aud
looking into his eyes said:
"Never mind, pet: we will get along all
right, und it will be better for you to nave
work ont. of doors.   Be brave and patient."
It takes much to make some men forgive,
and some of them never forget.
Morose and melancholy by tnrns, silent
and unnatural at all times, Henry Wilson
went about his work. Wherever there was
a report of trouble he was to lie found. Hattie would look after him mornings iw he
went out, and the tears would come to her
eyes.
Then one day somethinc happened in the
great electrical works. Many things happen there, but this was something concerning only tbe two we know best there. The
switches had been turned oft* in the lamp
testing department, nf which Mr. Conley
was now foreman, and he and his assistants were at lunch. Henry Wilson, coming
in from outside work, went into the room
for something he wanted. There was no
one tliere. He stnid lor a moment ami
then went out, meeting the occupants ot
the room coming back to work. Conley
had been testing an unsatisfactory lamp
and bad left it on the floor until bis return.
Now be attempted to bang it on the rack.
The lamp caught only one hook. He
reached for tbe other witb his left hand,
still holding the other with his right anil
forming a circuit tlin ;t-*h his body. .Some
ono had turned on the switch, cud the ruck
was "alive."
What seemed to him *n ago went by as
the alternating current ran through bis
body; bis head felt as if it was bursting; his
neck was swelling nnd choking him. He
tried to cry out, uut could Hit. Then be
lostcoiisciousuesB and fell hoc Iti* an i. Some
one saw bim sway, realised the situation
and turned tbe switch. Shun he fell to the
floor like a log.
There was great common m that floor,
the ambulance was calli id, tin usual iluugs
iu such caws iTone,(ind must men .vho
work about the fatal "juice" understand
what todo iu cos*-.-* of emergency,
Henry Wilson saw ll.*. men carrying 11.
nnin out to in- nuilitiluin-v-. o pressed forward with the others to see what was tho
matter. His fact* did not change or soften
wheu hesuw Conley lying apiiiircntly lifeless. He simply picked up bis tools uud
went about bis work.
That afternoon as he was working in tbe
lower part of the city nieiullug wires after
a lire a messenger came (or him from the
works, and he went up to tlie superintendent's office, where he was confronted witb
the accusation that he had gone iuto the
resting room while tbo men were absent
and had turned on tire switch, knowing
that Mr. Conley would probubly be tbe
first one to suiter from touching the lamps.
"1 was iu the room while tbe men were
at lunch. 1 went tliere lor some fixtures
I wauted, aud 1 passed tbem on tbe stairs
when 1 came out. I did not touch anything
in the room."
It was a simple statement, boldly made,
fearlessly.
"iMr. Conley is still ���mco-mdous,'" the
superintendent continued, "and until such
time as we know the result of the injury he
has received we deem it best to place you
under arrest. Of course we know that you
two have had much trouble in the past."
It was three days before Conley wus able
to speak, and then he only eouHrraed what
was already known���that the current was
on when it should have been off.
"It will go hard witb Wilson," was the
word all around the shop, but un the third
day a boy with a white face and trembling
voice came into the superintendent's eUlce
and asked (p** a word with the chief.
rte leaned his elbow on tne corner ot ine
desk and began iu a voice that wavered at
first nml then grew stronger as he went ou:
"Mr. Smith, 1 am one of the students. 1 um
in the winding gung now. I wanted to
speak to von about Mr. Cuuley'stteoident."
"Well, what Is ttr"
"1 liiil it."
"V hat did yni do?"
"1 turned tliu switch while the men were
nt lunch. 1 went up to nee the photographer whose olllce is adjoining. He wasn't
111, so I went into the testitig room. The
lamps were ull off tlie nick. 1 put one on to
see what sort of ligut it gave, and before I
came away I must have turned on the
switch again.   I didn't mean any harm."
"And why didn't you tell of this the other day wheu yuu kuew Mr. Wilson was arrested?"
"1 was afraid."   The hoy hung his head.
"Very well, we will nee about it."
When Wilson, a free man, came into the
superintendent's oliiee iu response to u message, the superintendent arose from his
chair aud in his characteristic way said:
"Mr. Wilson, 1 liud we have done you a
great in justice. 1 want to ask your purdou
tor the great wrong we have done you,"
and held uut his baud. "You will resume
your old work tomorrow, Mr. Wilsou. 1
think everything will go all right after
this. We may have lieen somewhat hasty
in removing you."���Kuthenue Hurtmuu in
Cincinnati Post.
THE DOCTOR.
Mnshed cranberries in a poultice bag, applied to the affected part, will, it is said,
cure erysipelas.
To remove foreign bodies from the eye,
put a grain of flaxseed under the lower lid
uud close the eye.
Continunl bathing of tbe face in hot w��
ter���uot warm���at nlghi will tend to rt>
move wriukles and will eradicate blackheads.
f*br nn ingrowing toe or finger nail cut n
V or notch iu the center of thu nail, and it
will grow toward the center uud relieve tht
comer.
A patient should never be raised suddenly 10 receive food, drink or medicine. Aside
from distressing the sufferer, there is dan
ger of heart trouble. Place the arm undet
the pillow and gently force the invalid iutc
a position between lying uud sitting.
THE ELECTRICIAN.
The city of Glascow will own nil thctel
cphoues withiu ils limits hereafter.
Ten thousand people nre employed at
telephone operators ill this country.
Ill the sending of telegraphic signals over
very long lengths el wire, of which then
are 14->,ini0 miles in the depths nf the sen
Siuue, the hii'iiest speed as yet u ".turned 1ms
been **,UK1 miles per second.
It is proposed to run a fleet of electric
launches throiiuh ihe nio.-t picturesque por
tions of the grand canyon of the Colorado
". ju current, will lie supplied by dynamos
driven by turbines and will be conveyed tu
I lie launches by the overhead troduy sys,
veui.
Ueorgr Frederick Watts, one of tbe most
distinguished of living English painters,
won appreciation if uot fume at a very
early age. He was only It when the Koyul
Academy accepted uue uf his pictures.
Clark Kussell, the writer of theien, spent
must of his youth iu a svatariug life, which
accounts lur his knowledge of all matters
maritime uud shows thut he writes ubout
thut witb which he is thoroughly acquainted.   	
SCIENTIFIC SCRAPS.
Tbe science of geometry is ascribed to the
Egyptians.
The astronomers discovered 29 new planets during tbe lust year.
A well known geologist has computed the
earth's age uu the basis of experiments
made on tbe effect oi heat and pressure on
certain racks, lleconcliidestbattheeurth's
uge us u planet is -!4,UUU,IX1U years.
Uranus has lorn* little moons���Ariel, TJm-
brie), Tifania aud Oberon���wliki,, funnily
I euougli, rise in the north ami set in the
; south. A Biuglc diminutive one, belonging
tu Neptune, traverses the sky from southwest to northeast. Neither Mercury uur
Venus has any satellites.
Then* is a probability of Directum and
Arion coming together in a match race fir
illMHWasule.
No pacing stallion, living nr deaiT, hns
sired as great a ratio ot extreme speed as
Brown Hal. 'i:uV4.
Bicyele riders arc away abend of the
hor--. 11,.' wheelmen's best record is 1
minute 58 1-ii seconds,
Tht Northwestern Breeders' association
*.-, credited wiiU clearing nearly ~*i*u,UU0 dur-
iug the recent meeting.
Some ""' suite hns figure-) uit that when
shorn ... irottiiig 113-20 gait his feet move
a little (lister than u mile in 1:10.
Milton T. Iloswell killed himself after
losing at the St. I-ouis East Side race track
fl.lKKI of his wife's money and j&OOO of his
own
"Tire Com Cracker" is the novel name oi
a recent event on tbe programme of tbe
Kentucky Trotting Horse Breeders' meeting at Lexington.
FIN, FEATHER AND FUR.
The bison hull i�� the largest American
animal
Horses, after the first shock of a wound,
make uo sound.
The snail eats with bis tongue and t' p
roof of his mouth.
Hyenas fight kneeling down because the
shank of the fore leg is the most vulnerable
part ef tbeir body.
A trout witb golden scales is reported to
have a- peared in the streams of Mount
Whitney iu California
A whale's throat is so small that you
could choke him with your fist, und he
1 feeds ou tlie smallest things lu the sea. Tr-*-*-
v
w
'.ICE I
Applliutlo i for i   . tlllculu   nf   Im-
'. uveiiiuut .
BUUKHORN MINERAL CLAIM,
Take notice that I, as agent for
Donald D. Mann, free miner's certificate No. 85*114, intend, sixty days
from the date hereof, to apply to the
Gold Commissioner for u certificate of
improvements, for tlio purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of tho above
claim.
And further take notice that adverse
claims must be sent to the Mining Recorder, and action commenced before
the issuance of such certificate of
improvements.
Dated this First day of February,
1894,
NOTICE!
Leslie Hill.
NOTICE.
Application   fur certificate of  Improvements.
O.K.   MINERAL O'jAIM.
Take notice that I, ns agent for
Donald I'. Maun, free miner's certificate No. ii":.il4. intend sixty days from
t lie date hereof, to apply to the Gold
Commissioner for a certificate of
improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the above
claim.
And further take notice that adverse
cliiiius must be sent to tho Mining Re-
������ ���! t. and action commenced before
he if   su 'I i   '    i     of
!)4,
iit^ of   t'Vni'ui
Leslie IIili
I'HXJ I  IvL.
Application tor certificate of
pro .-(inionts.
IIUKAIINtUOUT  MINERAL CLAIM.
Take notice thnt I. ns agent for
Donald D. Munn, free miner's certificate No. -if*J14, intend, sixty days
from th�� date hereof, to apply to the
Gold Commissioner for a certificate of
improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of tlie above
claim.
And further take notice that ndverse
claims must be sent to the Mining Recorder, and action commenced before
the issuance of such certificate of
iuuiroveinents.
Dated this lirst dav of February,
1804.
Leslie Hill.
In tlio County Court of Kootenay, holden at
the East Crossing of the Columbia River: ill
tlie matter of James M. Rogers, deceased, and
in tho matter of tho Official Administrators
Act; dated the eighteenth day of December,
A.D., 18D8t
Upon reading the affidavits of Arthur
Patrick Cummins and George (.oldie; ills
ordered that Arthur Patrick Cummins, Official Administrator for the County Court,
liistrict of Kootenay, shall he Administrator
of all anil singular the goods, chattels and
credits of James M. Rogers, deceased.
And that this * order ho published hi the
Gulden Era newspaper, during the period
of sixty days.
(Signed)   Wm. WARD SPINKS, J.
The creditors of James 11. Rogers, late of
Windermere, in tho district of Kootouny,
filmier, deceased, are required to send to me,
within sixty days of this date, statements ami
full particulars ef their cliiiius, and lifter the
expiration of such time I shall proceed with
tlio distributional!' the saiil estate.
Dated at Donald, (ith January, 181U.
A. 1\ CUMMINS,
Official Administrator.
���guattt-t-fl* (!Uu*&e,
HON. J, A. LOUQHBED, Q,C,
ti. S. McCarter.
Louglieed   A   McCarter,
Barristers, Advocates, Solicitors, Notaries
Etc., Etc.
Solicitors for Bank of Montreal.
Calijarv, - N.W.T.
JEPIfSOiV  anil WHEELER
Members Assocn. D.L.S. A I'.L.S. for ll.C,
DOMINION AND PROVINCIAL LAND
SURVEYORS, Civil Engineers. Draughtsmen, Valuators, etc Calgury and New Westminster, Correspondence solicited..
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CALOAltV, Alba.
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New Westminster B.C.
M'-Carthy   A   Harvey,
Barristers, Advocates, Notaries, Au.   Solicitors tor :���
Tho Imperial Bunk of Canada.
Tlio Canada Permanent Loan A Savings Co.
Tlm Yorkshire Loan A ScctirltiosCorporation
The Massey-lliirris Co. (Ltd).etc., etc.
Offices���Stephen Avenue, Calgury.
P. McCarthy, Q.C.
Horace Harvey, B.A., L.L.B.
LESLIE C. HILL,
Assoc, Mem. Inst. C.E.
���II1J.IXO    EXUIXEER,
Cochrane, Alba.���Ft. Steele, B.C.
THE GOLDEN
Mining I Smelting
00, (Limited)
NOTICE.
Application for  certIflcnto  of Im-
pi'OVCIIIClltK.
NORTH  STAR  MINERAL CLAIM.
,'-i!   noiii e    bin   T.   as unent   for
Hi    - i   'i   Mu;n    "i   ���  init.er's cortifl-
ln   'lii'114,    i      nil.   sixty    days
v  In '-.' f  to   ipply to the
.   issiouov for i <��� ui illcitte  of
s. for t lie purpose of ob-
��� : .   |j n    'row ii  grunt  of  the above
claim
Air', further take notice Unit inlversj
"i, ������ be sen I to the Mining Re
uorder, uud action  commenced  before
the   issuance   of   such   certificate   of
improvements.
Dated  this  Firs' day of   February,
1894.
NOTICE.
In the County Court of Kootenay, liolden
lit tho East i rossiug of lho Columbia River ;
in the matter of James I akor, deceased, and
in Ihe matter of the Official Administrators
Act, dated  tho Dth day of January, j\.D.
laiii
I pm reading the affidavits of Arthur I'.-it-
rick Cuminiiisuud Henry Rodhwell Holt; it
i> ordered that Arthur Patrick Cummins,
Official Administrator for the County court.
i lisirict of Knotetuiy. he Administrator of all
nml singular tlio goods, chattels, rights and
credits, of James linker, deceased.
And that this order ho .published ill the
' t.ihx Era newspaper for tho period of
ilxtyduys.
(Signed)  Wm. WARD SPINKS, J.
The creditors of Ji.nios Baker, Into of Golden, in tho District of Kootenay, foreman
government roads, are requested to send to
me within ti'days of this date particulars of
their claims. After tho completion of the
said UO days I shall proceed with the distribution of tho said estate.
Hilled at Donald, iu thodistrict of Kootouny
this Uth day of January, ltC.ll.
A. P. CUMMINS,
Officii;! Administrator.
A.   LEOFRED,
(Graduate of Laval and McGill.)
���fiiMX**;   i:\-i.i\F.Kit.
Head Office, Queiiec ;  Branch  Offices
SllEKUttOOKE, & 11 Place d'Annes
Hill. Montreal.
MINES, & MINERAL PRODUCTS.
W. PELLEW HARVEY
Analytical Chemist & Assayer,
Golden, British Columbia.
NOTICE!
Iu the county court of Kootenay.
bullion at the east crossing of tlie Columbia
river; iu lho matter of Charles Langstoiie
Lewis, deceased and iu tho matter of tho
Official Administrators Act, dated tbo Hill
day of January, 1SIU:
Upon reading Ihe affidavit of Arthur Patrick 1'miliums, it is ordered that Arthur Patrick Ciuiimitis, Offici.il Administrator for the
county court, District of Kootenay, bo jld-
iiiliiistrator of all and singular tho goods,
chatlels and credits uf Clllll'los Limgstotio
Lewis, (toceiiiieil
lhat  ihis order bo published iu the
v KllA no��s|ui]ier for the iieriisl of
1NII2      ANSAYF.lt TU THE        802
British Columbia Government
of all specimens sent from the Province to
THE WORLD'S FAIR,  CHICAGO.
Bank Of Montreal.
I'AUURV.
SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT
Interest at Current rates.
VV. B. GRAVELEY, Manager.
PURCHASERS + OF + ALL + CLASSES +0F
Gold, Silver Head-Ores.
For full particulars apply to
H. B. ALEXANDER, manager
iI.i.UEl DflNA D,
Livery & Feed Stables,
Saddle Horses for Hire.
4.oij��i:\.
ii.i'.
HULL BROS ti CO.,
Wholei-mlc and Itetnil
3UTCH ERS.
lllll
lilll.K
sixty
i
Cattle, Sheep and
Horse Dealers.
GOLDEN.   B. C.
J. SMART & CO.
Undertakers and
.   ���   .   Embalmers,
Calgary ���     Alba.
TEl.EllltAI'll    OltllEIIS   I'ltOMl'TLV
ATTENDED   TO.
Slgiiod)  Wm. WARD SPINKS, J.
Leslie 11 ill.
Mm
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houses, with plans, enabling builder, to show th*
lll..t.a��ll.n.an-ls--	
The creditors nf Charles Liui'tstone Lewis,
late oi' Qnlenii, iii th" district ot Kootenay,
fiiruier, lire rni|iiestod to send in the particulars of their claims to the undersigned within sixty days of this date, utter whicli time
the said estate will ho distributed.
Dated this Uth January, lmil, nt Donald, in
tho district of Kootenay.
A. I'. CUMMINS,
Official Administrator.
Golden Hospital Society.
IMOMU'EC I'AIXT SHOP.
If you want your houso I'aiuteil. I'apercil
or C'alsomHied, or any kind ot asiirn I'liinled
write to J. II. MII.I.WAI.I). CAI.iiAltV.tlie
I l.eiidui'.' Paint Shop iu the  (vest, tor (-uud
J Work mid inicos that are right.
Pr-,JP| TC I will mail (I'liEE) on receipt
rliV'rl.CO. ol'n 2 stump, II rcecipo for II
simple VEGETABLE HALM that will remove I'nii. Freckles, I'lmplcs, lllolclics.
ItliicklHHils. etc., leaving tlio skill soft,
clear mid bountiful. Address A. 1). ISTEM-
1'EL, IKl Ann St., Now York.
THE HOSPITAL is now open for the
admission of patients.
TICKETS may be had from the undersigned or uny member of the
committee.
PRICE-Ten Dollars per year or Six
Dollars per half year.
NO EXTRAS except private wards.
HARRY CONNACHER,
Secretary.
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who even reads a newspaper."���Darlington
Journal
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Watches,   Clocks  and  JeWellery
REPAIRS   GUARANTEED.
stJCIitjiA'wCsllSAO^^ f",n'?fMI"'IVIi'"1 ATiniVTS     8elfup in business, and  that during
UUjAlMLinil*L'A.livj��j,\*s5.  I he  o"un.onov   0{  the  8   yenvs  gold
We do not hold ourselves responsible for tho
opinions exproiued by our correspondents.
I'-iu'ther    ('oiunimi lent Ion   from
linker on Illiiiotiillsin.
doubles in vitlne. He suys it is evi
dent the debtor would have to pny hack
doublo the money anil be a ������ ruined
man." The answer to that is that
tlie borrower would be trading on a
gold basis, and that during the ."���
years he would hnvo the advantage of
the rise on tlio same proportion as his
creditor ; be himself would be a creditor anil hate bis debtors tor the gold
equivalent,"
Tho borrower trades on a gold basis.
thnt is exact!,-,   the point.     When he
borrows   gold  is  worth  so much, ho
invests tliut gold say in machinery to
When lie has to
LIGHT AND AIRY.
(Continued from page two.)
In consequence of increased facilities
of communication the velocities of exchange have become so accelerated that
one pound weight of gold series as a
medium of exchange in u far larger
number of trade transactions, in a j develop bis business.
given time, than was tbe cuso in | pay back the lean, gold has appreoi-
former years; hence the enormous mod to double its former value and his
amounts which pass through the bank machinery, his stock, is, consequently,
clearing ho.ses. A cheque enters the worth only half what be gave for it.
clearing bouse as representing so much T,i other words his assets have ilepre-
gold, it leaves the clearing house,di*ad, jointed by one half. When the time
and another cheque takes its place to comes for the borrower to pay back the
perforin similar functions, but the gold I loan, In bus to   buy gold for that ptir-
Oetnher.
The full is falling,
Tlie birds are calling ,
Their males lo ily away.
Tho air is chilly,
The nights are stilly.
The skies aro dull and gnu/.
The leaves arc turning,
Witli color Uti'iiilii*.
Tliu forest is warm and bright.
The frost llund hovers.
And Gladys covers
Her plants ii|j evory night.
With paiiiiili-i'sdrumming,   >,
The time la coming
Without :1m* slightest doubt).
Yi'lien i'veryinuly,
1'ure gold nr shoddy,
Must get thick flannels out
���Sumcrvlllo Journal.
is there all the time. This increased
velocity of exchange gives rise to un
enormous increase in the volume nl
trade and a demand for more coin tosup-
port the fiduciary paper and if silvev
were linked with gold at a fixed international ratio it would at once double the
strength of the foundation for fiduciary
paper.
It is trtip, a-i " Kootonay East " snys
that British Consols usually stand at
par although tliere is not a shilling
directly in reserve, but why? Becnuse
it is known that there are millions in
gold, indirectly in reserve, to meet
them if required. They are in thu
position of bunk cheques, there is faith
in the gold at the back of them.
Throw the slightest doubt upon
England's solvency nnd Consols would
tumbledown headlong. Is "Kootenay East" aware that British Consols
have beon down to -17?
I will quote Mr. Gsschen in support
of my stut. ment that the increase in
tho volume of trade, as indicated by
t he clearing houses, causes an increased
demand for gold. He savs : " Wishing to make every allowance for the
fact that as little gold is used as it is
possible to use, and thnt every economy in its nse is studied by bankers in
England and elsewhere. I certainly
do share the opinion that theocono
mies effected do not counterbalance tlie
strain put upon gold cither by the increased demand ot the population for
pocket money or for the liquidating ot
the enormously increased balance of
transactions both of this country
(England) and of others."
" Kootenay Kust" goes on  to say:
" As the production of gold is steadi
ly increasing at the rate of from SlfO
at li>O.COO,000 a year, nnd ns ii is not
suitable us an article of food and is in
many it her waysindistriietible, il may
lieex|-ected to fultil ils legitimate function of serving as the small cliiiuge
required in the settlement of the differences in trade between iiut'ons."
" Kootenay East " seems to be very
confused in this passage und to be
mixing np silver witli gold.
Where does he obtain his figures as
to the increase in the production of
gold ? If he will turn to Soetbeer, who
is the highest authority on ibis subject.
pose nnd ho has to give for it, doublo
the amount of commodities which the
goli^ was able to purchase when he
borrowed it.
It linn been proved by experience
tliut ..nder bimetalism the lliictuiiliuns
in value of tbe precious metals arc very
small indeed, under International Bimetalism they would lie still smaller,
hence the advantage to the borrower.
Witli regard to the rest, of ''Kootenay East's" criticisms, if he cannot
realize so patent a fact that the low
price of silver has told with fatal
effect upon the fanner it would be useless for me to attempt to argue with
him on that point. It is acknowledged
by tiie merest tyro in monetary science.
I repent that the demonetization of
silver gives rise to the appreciation of
gold. The appreciation of gold gives
increased power to the holders of it,
because it is the medium of exchange
and measure of value. Consequently
tlie move gold a man holds the greater
his power becomes and in tlie case of
14 Mammon Gods" it reaches the point
of a despotism of wealth. The appreciation of gold means falling prices and
with fulling prices the capitalist will
not invest in any enterprise because he
knows that his Becurity would be depreciated every day. Under International Bimetulisni there would be more
money or medium of exchange available, there would Le little or no '���'itc-
tualiou in tbe value cf the medium of
exchange there would be belter security
fol- the investment of capital uud enterprise would flourish.
Yours faithfully,
James Baker.
NOTICE.
Application   for    Certlilcut-   of Im-
prov��iii<-iita.
SVEXITE 1IMTF   MINERAL CLAIM.
Take notice that I, H. G. Low, Free
Miner's certiticiite No. Hoii.).', intend,
till days irom date hereof, to apply to
the Gold Commissioner for a ccriificnto
of improieinents for lite purpose of
obtaining a crown grunt of above
claim.
And further take notice that adverse
claims must ho sent to the Mining !���*������-
corder and nctiot commenced before
the issuance ol such certificate of  iin*
he will find lhat, in the lust fourteen proveinmits.
Dated this seventeenth day of March,
181)4.
H. ��. Low.
years tho annual production of gold
has varied lietweeii alioiit 5,200,000
ounces nnd 4,400,000 ounces and that
..Ithougli taking the whole of thut
time the nniiiuil production bus not
increased, the demand for cold bus increased by over forty per eut. and the
more silver is demonetized the greater
will ho ".be demand ior gold.
It, is silvsi nol gold whicli hns to
fulfil the function of serving a�� small
change nml  it is gold   which is now-
Confident.
Mrs. fi. engaged a "lady" six months in
the country to do her cooking. One day
in giving ordere lor the next breakfast
Mrs. '/,. suidi
"We'll have stowed potatoes for break-
fust, Ijlleu. Do yuu kuow how to cook
them?"
"Sure, ma'am, I do," said the girl confidently.   "Ye fries 'cm iu the pan."
"No," sitiil Mrs. Z.
"Sure ye bakes 'em In the oven."
"No," said Mrs, /.. again.
"Ach, thin, sure ye biles 'em in the pot"
���Harper's Bazar.
*From Little Things.
It commenced with a bow and a smile,
A i'urmu) polite "How d'y do,"
A few mmuiliulii nights fit Belle tele,
A blissfully cranky canoe,
A buggy thai scarcely held two,
A waist I lint wns cusy to span.
Soft eyes thnt were tenderly blue���
And that was the way it begun!
Confession���and bliss for awhile,
The skies of a roseate hue,
A ring the.! exhausted Ide pile;
Then widely the wedding cards flew.
Alas! If young Love only knew
The risks lie unthinking ran.
These little mishaps would he few���
But that was the way it began'
���Brooklyn Life.
For Her Sake.
"Clarice," he said in a voice that was full
of emotion, "I lay my fortune at your feel.
And," ho muttered as an afterthought, "it
is no slouch uf n fortune either."
"Thp fortune is all right, but you are
very young. It will be many years before
i inn a widow."
"Clarice," and his emotion almost choked
bim. "that shall lie no obstacle. For your
sake I will do anything."
"How can yon overcome the difficulty."
"I will (more emotion) I will smoke cigarettes."��� Washington Star.
Poker Te.'ins.
1 asked her "age."  She lifted
A "pair" of deep bine eyes.
And gave a look "straight" Into mine
That "rallied me" to the skies.
1 "aaw- her "flush." Her "full" lips
curled
In truly "royal" mien.
"Go ask your 'ante,' stupid "Jack:*
You'll Und I'm "shy eighteen.'"
 -Brooklyn Lifo.
-IVorae Still.
Little Betty was in the dining room one
day. and seeing a great number of very
small ants crawling over tbe sideboard uttered a loud exclamation.
"What's the matter?" called her mother
from tho uext room. "Are there more
ants?"
"Not ants, exactly, I guess," answered
Betty, "hut millions of nephews uud
nieces!"���Youth's Companion.
In the Mat* ir of tlio .��lulling l'p Art.
nml Amend infr Ac:..
Ami ill the in >i er of the Thunder IlillMiii
hi Company, Limited.
Hie credit        ''tie-.���.!"��<��� named r-nnpaity
emploveil  10 settle the differences' in I are required, on or before tho IDthduyof
| Mi,,-, ii, iS'H, i   - ml their luimcsawl ud'iress-
trutle tetween nations. I ���,������.* tt-epiutii I'lura of their debts or ruiiina
Prices nre now low, not on ticcowit! ->!"��� ������"** ''""."*-'" *��� ,-Hldre-wm of their aolieitors
n uuy, ti the undersigned, iho i'ruvisioiu.l
of n superabundance of products-tl"  Ll-m-ilnier, or.hy their solicitors, to come in
atATvlnm -nllllnns   nnaatit-e thut idea ���   *""���' TC!�� '-*0'.1' 'M debm or i-hihu-i at the
Still -. ing millions  -lev*"" e rnui uu a      lmrt .-^     it,,.,.*,,,, s-iui.ro.Yietiiriii.at sinli
but on account of the appreciation of timo its sludi ho speciiied hi such notice, or in
ii .-.       u   .i      i    ~.-j:,...;���, ������ default thereof they will be excluded from tie
gold  through   the   demonetization of  hcrtitaofmiy .liaUiltutimii mwle before mic*-
silver debts are proved.    Hottmlny.tlw lOta-lny of
March, iwl, at 11 ociock in the forenoon, at
������ Kooteiuiv !-,ast" goes  on  to say:  Ihesahll nun Ilmwe.isuppoiiiteilforiieiiraig
t.iid adjudicating upon tho debts aud clniiot.
������Tobflck   '-liissilvti lnonf-y theory     Dated iIim-SMtli day of February, I8K4.
Col. Baker supposes a man IO borrow HAltVEY COMBE,
$20,000 i.i . -'ii (or ii yearn to set him- Providotud U-tiiilator.
Neither the word "God" nor "Lord" fc
found in the book of Esther.
Tbe capital A occurs 3,793 times in the
New Testament uud 14,0:10 times im the Old
Testament.
The capital letter Q will be found bnt
twice in the Old Testament and three times
in tbe New.
The following words are to be found but
once in the Bible: Ash, immortal, millions
and reverend.
There were no italics used In the Biblical
translations until tbe time ot the King
James version. Hit 1.
The Kpliriuiuites could not pronounce the
word "Shibbuletk," but said "Sitibolcth"
instead. See proof of this in Judges xili, 6.
The quotation used by Matthew in the
third verse of the third chapter is not, ns is
generally supposed, from tho Old Testament.
The quotation. "Heshnll be called aNnza-
rene," used hy Matthew in the ..istverseii
his second chapter, is not to be found in tbe
Old Testament,
Stephen Lungton, archbishop off'nntr.r
bury, first divided the BHili-iiilu chapters
nnd verses, this uho.it tbe close of tbe
twelfth century.
The word "ils" is not to be found in the
llr" edition of the King James version,
Hi: , inn, bus been substituted for "his" in
the edition of Itl&U
'I'lie total number nf capital letters in the
whole Bible is KM,'*'; of small caps, 0,807,
and of loner case, a,4.vj.3u:i: grand total of
letters, including one IE, D.otlMBi.
The shortest iinincs mentioned In the Bible are Ai, Ar, I'd, Og, No, On, So, Ur and
Us. See Jeremiah xlix, 8; Numbers xxi,
28; Joshua xxil, 114; Psalms exxxvi, 20;
Jeremiah xlvi, ���..">; Cenenis xll,45; II Kings
xvii, 4; Genesis xi, *!S, nnd Job i, L
Rebekab's brother's name was Laban,
and the name of Abigail's husband was
Nnbnl, which is simply Labon reversed.
The nineteenth chapter of II Kings and
the thirty-seventh chapter of Isaiah are
���ilikowith the exception that verse 15 ot the
iornier comprises verses 15 and IB of tho
hitter.���*-t Louts 1.1'publioi     -
j
HaVigaiion fL
ftTran^ayv"--
Eoyal Mail'Line.
Stage will leave Golden on the following
Tuesdays.
December 12 and 2(>; January 9, and 23;
Feby. 6 and 20; March 0 and'20 :
April 3 and 17.
Returning will leave Fort Steele on the
Intermediate Tuesdays.
Through Fare $16;  Way Fare lOcts. per miie.
Express, Golden to Fort Steele 10 cents per lb., tbe com
pany's liability is limited to $2.00 per lb., unless one per cent
extra is paid on marked value.
During; season of navigation a steamer leaves Golden
every Tuesday.
T. B. H. COCHRANE, President;        F. P. ARMSTRONG, Manager.
ISIHIBKI
:m.   B.   LANG,:
IIH,
DRY GOODS, HARDWARE, PATENT MEDICINES
CLOTHING. TINWARE, FANCY TOBACCOES.
BOOTS * SHOES,        STATIONERY, PIPES,   Etc.,   Etc.
Fine Groceries a Specialty.
Apples,
Cranberries,
Oranges,
Lemons.
M. B. LANG,        Golden, B.C.
HOUSTON & WILSON,
Machine Shop,
Golden, B.G.,
TXAVE cn hand foi SALE a lot of Pipe Fitting, con
*""���*���   sisting of Short Nipples, Bushings, H nion Couplings, Elbows, Tees, Brass (Jlobe Valves, Brass Vex Cocks
Nuts and Washers, Square-head Machine Bolts, Carriage^
Bolts and Iron.
ALSO MANUFACTURERS OF
Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings, Frames, Stair and Turned
Work. Estimates furnished and contracts taken on all
kinds of buildings.

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