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VOL. V.   NO. 35
92 Per Year
Stock Takin,
Must bo cleared out to make room
for Spring* Goods.
GO-DEN,   B.C.
(1.\X'0I.1'01.j\TE11 1(170.)
"A Drop
"In the Bucket"
doesn't amount to much,
but a drop in prices
amounts to a whole lot
to most people. That's
what lias happened in
the Grocery Department
of the Big Store on Stephen Avenue, Calgary.
There's no reason why
you shouldn't get the
benefit'so drop us a card
and get more valuable
infoimation on the subject.
Golden, on the main line uf the Canadian
I'acilic KuilHiiy. ut its connection with the
steamboat navigation ut' tha Columbia river:
the mineral mnl coiiiinoreiiil centre of���tistorn
llritish Columbia; headquarters of tin Hold-
on Smelting works, the Upper Cohunbhi
Navigation Co., and hiiubor industry j the
nutlet fnr the widely known llltd far
tinned agricultural anil grazing hind et' the
Columbia A Kootenay valleys t iinrivitliod
for scenery of all kinds; the distributing
point for tno richest uiiuorul country ou the
H.:;D. HUME, Prop.
A Problem to lie Solved.
For the last five or six years a mystery has boon bagging on the hands of
some of our citizens, it is what a certain ore from Vermont Creek really
contains. For instance the assays���
which have been made at different
times-of tho oro differ so much that it
is bard to come to any definite conclusion even yet.
S. S. Fowler obtained 2(1 p.c. bismuth.
W. Follow Harvey     25      '���
VV. J. R. Cowell 25
and a Loudon firm of analytical chemists obtained 4H p.c. bismuth.
Dr. Dawson cannot in any of the
samples sent to him discover a trace of
bismuth. The samples are all taken
from   the   same   heap of   oro and nre
There will be service held at St.
Paul's church at 11 o'clock to-morrow.
The celebration of the Holy Communion will he held ut 10 o'clock.
A concert in aid of tho Methodist
Church   will be given in the I.O.O.F.
H..I1 on   Tuesday next, you should bo j lmoiseiy   ���|ik(, in physio,,- character,
there, remembering the time is 8. j j h.lv(? ,nilt-e six qualitative test, from
If it is possible to so ui-runge things ! samples taken from different parts of
a dunoo will be given on Wednesday I the ore heap and cannot obtain any
night next by the bachelors of the bismuth except ou one occasion and
town, certainly   something should hoi that upon a quantitative determination
fieux Goods
Arriving Constantly
And My Stock In AU Lines
Is Very Complete.
As Having Adopted The
I Am Enabled To Offer
Rheumatic Wafers
Neuralgia,    .
I-flamation  of
L_���g-3,Lagrippe and all Fevers
J.  G.  TK-tll-LKTOXH
The i.eilson Furniture Co
Will mail, free of charge, ono of their
Illustrated Catalogues nnd Price
Lists lo any person sending them
their address.
.he   Neilson    Furniture
Calgary, Alberta.
Alexander  Block.
Tlio address of tlie man
tliut will do your
promptly and as it should be
City Jeweller,
done in Easier week.
Whist is still very fashionable, thero
is ono gentleman however who-a
constant supporter of the game too ���
though slow used all his fingers to advantage in sorting the curds. It
would he appalling indeed should he
lose a finger, of course losing one- lead
would not muke any difference comparable to that.
Messrs. Lang and McDermot have
left us for a while,���gone up tho river
for their health I believe though they
studiously endeavored lo keep this information from our reporter. Mr
Lang weighs too much and ln's companion not enough, Thoy propose to
change a little, iu Hosh.
The Upper Columbia Navigation Co.
will not iu ull probability stmt before
the 14th or lath to run the steamer up
the Columbia. Cupt. Bacon will���we
aru sorry for it too ���bo leaving us to
command a boat on the Kootonay
river. Ho is anxious to get his first
trip down the Kootenay to a conclusion.
I should liko to directly contradict
the 'Tiser iu its statement that
the poem on the Oolden Curlers was
written bv one of them, but it is very
probublo that it is under a mistake,
und this for various reasons which 1
shall not enuiueiate.
"We tuke pleasure in recommending
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy because
it is praised by all who try it," says
J. W. Cox & Son, druggists, Marsh-
field, Oregon. No one afflicted with a
throat or lung trouble can uso this
remedy without praising it. It always
gives prompt relief. It is especially
valuable for colds as it relieves thc
lunvs, makes breathing easier and aids
expectoration. A cold will never result
in pneumonia when this remedy is
taken aud reasonable care exercised.
For sale by druggists, Luiigley & Co.,
wholesale agents, Victoria and Vancouver.
Mr. Martin said in the House on
Monday   that   the  Government   have
about .7 p.c.     The ore is a
sulphide of antimony, lend
was   only
and   zinc, with   smaller quantities of
various   other  metals.     It looks like
I do not know out of how many
assays Messrs, Fowler, Harvey and
Cowell obtained their respective result*
whether it, wus the first or the hundredth. I am told also that Mr. Cowell has extracted from the ore a piece
of bismuth, which if correct would be
convincing thut the ore does contain
that met ul. But if these gentlemen
could get such a lnrge percentage as
bolero mentioned, why cannot Dr.
Da ������.���son discover somo. Tho only
possible way iu which you enn account
for this is tliut tlie ore varies extremely
in composition though not iu physical
character nud that Dr. Dawson and
myself havo beon unfortunate enough
to havo tested samples which do not���
us some do contain bismuth. If this
should reach thc eyes of any of the
above named gentlemen, I should be
most happy to receive any suggestions
from t bein by way of an explanation.
P. Leake.
I.illoua l-nlli*.
1 or'sons who are subject to attacks
of bilious colic will be pleased to know
that prompt relief may le had by taking Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy. It acts quickly
uud can always be depended upon. In
many cases the attack may bo prevented by taking this remedy us soon as
the indication of the disease appears,
for salo by druggists, I.aiigloy & Co.
wholesale agents, Victoria und Vancouver.
(iol.lt.ll   0,111   ('lull.
At a committee meeting of the Gun
Club held on Wednesday it was ro-
Bolvcd tbat the entries for the match
for the two guns will close on May 1st
All members wishing to shoot will
therefore band their names and en-
trance fee of Si.CO to the Secretarv
before that date. Members are also
agreed to grant tho sum of $11,250 to I reminded that under the rules of the
the Oolden Lumber Company to aid! club all subscriptions must be paid
them in building a  bridge capable of  before the same date.
carrying an engine and cars aud estimated to cost $7,279.79 on tlie understanding that the bridge shall bo free
for wagon traffic and foot passengers.
I think  think tlio bridge should   bo
Thc regular shooting day Ior the
season will he Saturday at 2:30 p.m.,
other days may bo appointed later. A
supply of birds will lie kept at the
traps under   tbe   cure of   the trapper
Terms cash or 0.0.1).
A Ita.
open to tlie general public ou their pay-1 who will  supply them to members at
ing mileage to tho company.     This is j u charge of 1.J cents each.
only a public   right  and   should be!    Another and Improved trap will pro-
maintained. bably be furnished by the club during
C. A. Warren has something new. Ul'** season,
go and see it. Secretary of tile I..C.C STC'ie <ijc��lJ>ctt Visa
Tho  I! HjIIEN _it.i   is published overy
-Saturday niui'iii.i.'in nine lu eimm tliu east
and west mail ti'ui.is, ���iou  the mail tor tbo
upper uo tnti-y, iVhi-luruiure, Furt Steele etc
i.-i thi. only iiilvertisiug moitiiiui i.t i lu.. Kent
outeuay district
S ilnurlpiinii Kates i .52.111) por annum ix
AI.V l.Wl'l.
Alv-irtis-. nont- and eliiin'res must be iu
tho 11 lice not 1,'itor than 111 a in, ml Thursday
to insure insertion.
All eu-li lo he pai.l tu tlio Manager, from
whiiii tlio Uo upaity's recAipl -vill ijc.l.tiiiiied.
A l.-r'rri-e ii-ut rates iiiailtt known on appli-
catioi' 'u
Iii? Solileii Era Pjilisliiiii! Company.
all men irrespective of their faith, upon
grounds which can bo occupied by all
men who love justice, freedom and
The Manitoba School question has
now arrived at a definite stage. One
of two results must come from the
conference now on bund. Manitoba
must either come to terms acceptable
to the minority or refuse to reply a
remedy to what tho Privy Council has
declared to be a grievance. Should
the Manitoba Government accent the
former, the Remedial Bill will not lie
necessary, and if so tliere may be an
excuse offered for voting in favor of
the second rending of tho bill in order
to save the government from defeat,
but we urn not certain that this alternative will bo accepted, the question is
now quickly coming to un issue. We
cannot quite s,* why the Provincial
Government of Manitoba should so
persistently refuse to deal witli the
question, for this obstinacy will certainly prevent tbe feeling of sympathy
Iieing so strong for her if sho is subjected to a coercive measure. Mr.
Greenwuy has expressed his willingness to amend tbe school act and
thereby miking the public schools
wholly secular. This however will lie
strongly opposed by the church, who
��� :''������!��� trust on the remedial bill
��������� .���<������ lining leliof.
While Parliament may apply a
remedy for tlie complaints of the minority without either creating a new
system of seperate schools or invading
the jurisdiction, yet until this decisive
conference closes the right to give relief still rests with the province, und it
is much to be desired that the province
may exercise that right and act in a
conciliatory direction. Then again a
great deal may depend on how the
leader of the opi osition may act in the
matter whether he will forward rather
than deter a solution of the vexed
problem. There can be no doubt that
the government.- with its 18 majority
only, nre anxious to see Manitoba arrange tho matter. Again there is no
doubt that if Mr. Laurier were so inclined, to antagonize a settlement, he
c'iiili'1 tn a frreai measure prevent it.
In sp.'aking of lho school question
he says:
Here nm I, a Roman Catholic of
French extraction, entrusted by the
confidence of men who sit around me
with great and important duties under
our constitutional system of government. I nm here the acknowledged
leader of a great party composed of
Roman Catholics nnd Protestants as
well, in which Protestants are in the
majority, as Protestants must be in
the majority in every part in Canada.
Am I to be told- I, occupying such a
p-isition���that I nm to he dictated to
as to the course I am to take in this
House by reasons that can appeal to
the consciences of my fellow Catholic
members, but which do not appeal to
the consciences of my Protestant colleagues ? No! So long ns I have a
seat in this House, so long as I occupy
the positiin I do now. whenever it
shall become my duty to tuke a stand
npon any question whatever, that
stand I will take, not upon grounds of
1 Roman Catholicism, not upon grounds
I of Protestantism, but upon grounds
1 which can appeal lo thc consciences of
The disaster which has befallen the
Italian aims in Ethiopia wus not un-
forseou by shrewd military judges,
who quickly perceived that King Mone-
lek, now Fniperor of Ethiopia, and
direct descendant of Solomon wns not
a Sumee-Ramee King of the Cannibal
Islands, but a man of intelligence with
a defined end in view and a profound
knowledge of the aid to be derived
from the physical resources of his
country, In the mountain fustnosses
he enveloped his invaders, laid seige
to thorn till, by a series of closing-iu
movements, he compelled the Italian
army of Europeans and local "friend-
lies" to retreat, bag and baggage -less
sixty cannons left behind nud immense
military stores. The Italian General
Baratieri was fully aware of the tactics
of his enemy from sharp experience,
but nevertheless he pooh-poohed them.
Lust summer when in Italy he mounted the capitol, to-duy lie bus been flung
from the Tarpeian Rock,
Italy will probably retire from Abyssinia ; sho has not the resources 10
carry on a war. The prestige of her
hitherto untried national army must
remain clouded. Let her lie low, take
a back seat, cultivate friendly and
commercial relations with her neighbour France and so pick herself up hy
degrees. Her catastrophe will
effect the Triple Alliance if that Bis-
marchian combination is not already
played out by the Kaiser's mad attempt,
to buccaneer South Africa by telegraph
Germany is 11 trifle smaller to-day in
the eyes of the world nnd one of her
best log-rollers has virtually collapsed
It is one impediment less to the advance of Russia into Europe. But the
Emperor of Ethiopia and bis Catherine
II. queen will bo henceforth
it factor in tlio questions of
tho Upper Nile and of the Soudan.
Everything at present smiles on Russia; she is Russifying tho Sou of
Heaven; she intends throwing her
protectorate over t he successor of Solomon, The Czar lacks a good foothold
in Africa and 11 coaling or anchoring
station in the Rod Sea. Mem.lek and
bis fortune are at bis command ,'iu
religion ���a Coptic - he has all the
mysticism of the devols of Saint
Nicholas and there is nothing to prevent Menclek from having his young
nephew--still iu tho hands of the
Italians���and heir apparent, Prince
Borisijed, converted into a vessel of
grace for the Greek Church. Caveant
Ox thc 25th of .March, Mr. Semlin ���
in the Provincial Parliament - usked
the Minister of .Mines the following
1. Have the Perry Creek Mining
Co. complied with thc conditions of
their lease?
2. Have other parties applied for n
lease for tho same ground and if so
has it been granted or refused ?
3. li not granted, why not ?
Hon.  Col. Baker replied :    1.    Yes.
2.   Yes.   refused.     3.    Because  the
lease was in force,
I do not know much about the question, but, is the lease "in force" in the
general meaning of that phrase. If it
is it must lie ol an exceptional character, I believe most leases require an
annual amount of wo.ik to be done
upon the ground whicli the lease covers. I do rot really know, but was
thero any work done upon the property
last year, or the year before, or tho
year liefore that, or whon was the
work done I should like someone
who knows the particular*, to answer
that question. I remember last summer conferr ng with the Minister of
Mines on tho subject, and I understood
him to sny such that would imply
that the lease had literallv run out but.
he thought the company would be
permitted to   hold th* ground on some
plea or other,  I forget what it was at
this time.
Then, again, who are the Perry
Creek Mining Co.? I am sorry I am
at present at such a loss for such in
formation, but will learn later���that
they should bo extended such privileges
as these. Why should they be allowed to hold property under mining lease
and not work it when there are otbei
parties, as the Ministers of Mines
affirms, anxious to operate it. I
should hnve thought that the Government as represented through the Minister of Mines, would have been most
anxious to see tbe mines, especially
those held by leases, in operation, and
least of all allow them to be held by
parties who have no intention of
working them. What is the matter?
something surely, if these things are
allowed to continue. Before proceeding further on the subject 1 should
like more information in regard to it,
aqd I should be pleased to receive
some through these columns.   .
A curious instance of different opinions re. metallurgy came under my
notice a few days since. It was u instance of the expressed opinions of
professional metallugists of an ore,
classifying it on the scale of concentrating ores. One of the Western
American smelter managers calls it an
ideal one for concentration and gave
his reasons. On the other hand the
same sample of ore was sent to Mr.
Pellew Harvey and lie said that experience showed that this ore was one
of the very worst classes of concentrating ores. Now which is right and
whose opinion can be relied upon. The
samples I have seen are neither ideal
concentrating ore nor au extremely
difficult ore to concentrate though the
particles of galena, blende antl pyrites
are small, they are discriminate and
can be concentrated by fine concentrations, if of course an ore contain
sufficient antimony to have blended
these metals together then the ore is
capable ol concentration. There is
quite a margin botween the specific
gravities of tho three ores contained, for instance: galena, 1.5; iron
pyrites, 5.0; zinc blende, 4 0 The
silver is contained in the galena only
consequently it is not a bad concentrating ore.
AWj places have some interesting
feature concomitant with their existence, though they may appear ���
causually-to be devoid of all redeeming qualities, and especially so to the
inhabitants of such unfortunate regions they are not so. Every one on
coming to our town mentions what a
picturesque and nice place we have,
this however soon dies away as they
become accustcmed to our grand
scenery and our natural beauty is ultimately lost to them only to be revived by the visitor's admiration of
the mountains. We have all that can
he desired of the most lastidious. The
Alpincer can find his limit here among
tbe regime of ice and snow. The
"insatiate cormorant" of sport may
get his fill of big game and the angler
fill his basket with such a variety of
fish to lie nowhere else found on the
continent of America, then our climate
- at once balmy and invigorating. It
is iu fact a place where nature in her
most prodigal mood has lavished all
that can make a country desirable to
the naturalist. Take for an instance
the passage of the steamboat up the
Columbia tu the Lakes. From Oolden
to tlie Lakes, und in this trip you find
all and ever,! thing the heart can desire
for flowers hy the wayside-you pick
Up many experiences which fondly
adhere to the memory, to be reculled
w hen fur away in a more serene atmosphere, yonr Eastern home. All y��
who thirst for health come and we
will give you to drink of the Sinclair
life giving waters.
Gold In Situ ot noo In Situ.
Foiv indeed are the countries of tho
world whioh have not supplied the
civilized or tho uncivilized world with
more or less quantities of gold the
ancient aurum. But-and to which
fact its specific value is accounted for ���
in most localities it exists in such
minute proportions that it would bo
only loss of time and money to attempt
to extract it. This however should not
deter us from reeking it iu large paying quantities in terra incognita. The
desideratum is bow and where to seek
it. We think we all know how. It
is the where that troubles most of us,
and it is with regards to the latter
that I should like to he permitted to
make a few remarks. Although some,
and I may say the majority- of the
great discoveries of gold hive bsen
made casually-by inexperienced hands
still there is no one thinf; that, nt the
present time, requires.in a more marked degree tho assistance of that noblest
of sciences���geology--than in the
successful hunting for gold, Let. the
old t;me prospector suy what he may,
but he cannot locate gold in situ,
though of course with his pick, shovel
and pan he may bo moro or less cor-
tectly guided to it now in site, Has
it never occured to you as passing
strange that the source of most of the
gold found in alluvia (or the gold non
in situ) remain undiscovered. Why is
this? It surely has a source. I could
���if it were not useless���enumerate
hundreds of instances iu which gold
has been found iu very paying quantities in alluvium, whose sources are
as yet dark mysteries. This is I believe
due to the totally inadequate system
of searching for it. If you find it in
the river bed, you can if you are a
practical geologist, locate it almost
immediately by the accompanying
gravel found there. Then yon may
ask why have they���the geologists
located the sources of numerous instances you mention. The geologist is
very seldom a prospector. His early
associates totally unfit him for such a
life of hardships that is generally experienced by the prospector and again
the home of tbe geologist is the fossil
age, where there are endless fields for
investigations. But we must not de-
verge irom our primary point, whence
came this gold? I could relate to you
an instance in which the source of a
certain very rich placer gold deposit
was a dark mystery-in fact believed
bad to be, by many���until it was
proved to exist by myself, tbis however would not advantage.
I believe there is no doubt but that
the gold of the world has originated
from the nietainorphic and generally
in veins of quartz which are found
traversing the metamorphic which are
charged with gold in strings, plates,
scales and masses of crystals. Then
gold is either found in these rocks or
is derived from these roeks after they
have through ages become disintegrated aud carried away by means of the
transporting agency of waters. Very
frequently tbe strata which carry the
gold are not distinctly defined or seper-
uted from those strata or parts of
strata, which are wholly barren. To
sum up, it is generally useless for men
inexperienced in the different characters of rocks���where he is likely or
where he is not likely to find a gold
bearing one-to attempt to locate gold
in situ. It is often noticeable that
they will hold tbat such and such
gold found iu some placer diggings has
come from the lime formation, through
which the stream that contains it
happens to be flowing and they will be
hunting in the fissures of white calcareous sprtr for tbe yellow prize. It
cannot come from such a place. It
can and doss come Irom miles, perhaps
many of them, up the stream, in the
(ildor rocks you will find it. It is there,
yon have only to "seek" sufficiently to
obtain the prize, though generally very
P. Leake,
Donald Doing*!.
A very attractive and impressive
service is in store for those who attend
St. Peter's Church on Easter Sunday.
The choir has been practising some
very effective and pretty music for the
occsion while the ladies of the congregation have been busy for the last
few days decorating the church with
evergreens uud texts indicative of the
great event which Eoster Day commemorates. ,
.Mrs. Richardson, mother oi Mrs.
Nelles, returned last week from Ontario whether she went some months
ago in search of health, and to the
happiness of her many friends seems
to have found it.
Your correspondent was a little too
previous when some weeks ago  he announced   that   Mr. J. Lonzo hud gone
to Revelstoke 011 a delicate mission.
! However since that time the gentleman
I in question  has gone and  went and
I done it, and on Friday last left for thc
I const  with tho lady who a short lime
��� before had pi'oihised to be his for better
i or for worse.    When the happy couple
i return to Donald ihey intend giving a
I reception to their numerous friends.-
Rev. Father Patueaux celebrated
mass in the Roman Catholic chapel
lust Sunday. On the following day a
meeting of the Roman Catholic ladies
of the town was held at the residence
of Mrs. Baker, when a Ladies Aid Society in connection with the church
wus organized and a Sunday school
for the instruction of the young formed
Mrs. Bolton was chosen as president
and Mrs. Patmore, secy-treas., while
Mesdames Jamieson aud Neeland, were
appointed teachers of the Sunday
school. The main object the society
will have in view for the present will
have in view for the present will be
the raising of funds for the complete
renovation of the altar aud the renovation of the altar and the improvement
of the interior of the church. As there
are many adherents of the faith in
Donald thero is no doubt but that
there will be ample support for so
worthy an object. It is also expected
that service will be held at least once
a month.
The force of example must be very
strong in Donald as it is authoritiveiy
reported that another wedding will
take place in the near future. In fact
if citings go on as they have been lately
Uitchelors in Donald will be as rare as
bluck swans.
A. W. Sellar, a gentleman of manifold accomplishments, left rather sud-
denly last week to seek out fresh
pastures. During a stay of a few
mouths he managed to ingratiate himself into the good graces a hotelkeeper
ami the two storekeepers to the tone
of over $150. Today they are sadder
but wiser men.
Marvels of an Oat rii.li'a Stomach.
The post mortem examination of one
of the flock of ostriches owned hy Bar-
num & Bailey, which has been on exhibition at the Central Park menagerie
New York City, gave the spectators a
wonderful object lesson of the digestive
capabilities of an ostrich. The ostrich
was dissected by a taxidermist. He
found the following articles in the
bird's stomach: One wooden clothes
pin; the bottom of two beer bottles;
a mouth harmonica, five inches long
and two inehes wide; a ferrule of an
umbrella with a piece ot the stick in it
about four inches long; a metal skate
key, a brass door key, five inches long;
a woman's black horn comb; two
I pieces of coal; a woman's silk handkerchief; three stones about an inch thick,
together with some cabbage, grass,
; lettuce, celery and considerable dirt.
I Strange to say, the ostrich did not die
, of indigestion, but from tuberculosis.
; Tbo bird will be mounted in the
j museum and it would be interesting to
1 preserve alongside the collection of
j objects which was found in tbs
I stomach. ,'���'
Notice to Taxpayers.
Assessment Act and Provincial
Revenue Tax.
Donald Division ok East Kootenav
VTOTICE is hereby given, in acconl-
�����*    ance with   the Statues, that Provincial   Revenue   Tax   and   ull taxes
levied   under   the Assessment Act are
uow due for the year IH9'3.   All of the
.above named  tuxes collectable within
'the Donald Division of East Kootenay
kdistrict, are  payable at iny office, the
[Court House, Golden.
Assessed taxes are collectable at the
| following rates, viz. :
If paid on or before June 30th 1S9II:
One half of one per cent dn real pro*
Two   per   cent on assessed value of
fwild land.
One third of one per cent on personal properly.
One half of one per cent on income.
If paid after June ��0th 189U-
Two-tbirds  of  one per cent on reul
Two and one half per cent on assess-
vulue of wild land.
One half of one -ier cent on personal
Three-fourths  of one ,er cent on in-
Provincial   Revenue  Tax 93.00 per
Assessor and Collector.
Application for t'ci-tllleiito or Improvements.
Take notice that I, Walter Dainard,
free miner's certificate No.47Mi)!l, intend,
liOdays from the date hereof, to apply to
tlie Gold Commissioner for u certificate
of improvements, for the purpose of
obtaining a Crowu grunt of tho ubove
And further take notice, that adverse
claims must be sent tu the Mining Recorder and action commenced before
the issuance of such certificate of improvements.
Dated this seventh day of December
Walter Dainarii,
By his agent, F, W. Aylmer.
@xx0it\e*a t&axbe*
Hon, J, A. LOUGH---, Q,C,
fjOBKhee-l  A  McCarter,
IWrir-rtei's, Advocates, Sol iters, Notaries
Etc., Etc.
Solicitors tor Hunk o Montreal.
Caloarv, . N.W.T.
mining l-'ngineer,
A Hie allnrgtit.
Reports on properties a Specialty.
Golden, B.C.
blden, January 2nd, 1S9H.
Application   fori Ccrtlfl-'iit.�� of Improvement.!.
Take notice that I. Thomas Jones,
free miner's certificate No. 4fS4H, intend
fiO days from date hereof, to apply to
the Gold Commissioner for certificates
of improvements for the purpose of
obtaining crown grants of above
And further take notice that adverse
claims must be sent to the Mining Recorder and action commenced before
the issuance of such certificates of improvements.
Thos. Jones,
By bis agent F. W. Aylmer.
Dated this 14th duy of December.
Ithe Supreme Court of British Cnl-
}iinhia, re Connaclier, ���Connaclier
ys. Pither.
Pursuant to an order of the Supreme
lurt of British Columbia made in the
Itter   of   the estate of   Houry Con-
pher   in the suit   of   Connacher vs
[her.     The creditors of Henry Con*
pher, late of Golden, in the District
Kootenay, hotel   kee|��r, deceased,
died   ou   or about the mouth of
buary, 18115,   are  on  or before lhe
ft  day   of  April. 188*1, to send by
|istersd letter  to A. G. M. Spragge,
9onald, In the District of Kootenay.
lish   Columbia,   the   solicitor   for
nes  Stevens Connacher, the above
ned   plaintiff,   the executor of  tbe
leased, their Christian and surname
tresses  aud  discriptious,   the full
Iticular.i of their claims.a statement
[their  accounts, and the nature of
[securities (if any) held Ity them or
flefttult thereof they will be peremp-
|lly excluded from the benefit of the
order.     Every  creditor holding
sedulity   is to produce the same
lire  James  Ferguson   Armstrong,
Ristrar of the County Court at Don-
the  Referee   appointed   by   the
fcrt   to   take the accounts and en-
pies   under   the   said order, at his
nbers at the Court House at Don-
fin the Province of   British Coluin-
(oii the 8th   day of   Anril, 188!), at
o'clock   io the forenoon being the
k appointed for adjudication on the
I claims.
I'ated at Donald, in tbe District of
ptemiy, British Columbiu, this loth
\ ot January, 1390.
brae appointed under the said order.
Notice of Application for Ortlflcutca
of Impt'ovuiiicnta.
Take notice that I, John McRae,
free miner's certificate No. ;1I45;I,
intend, sixty days from the date
hereof, to apply to the Gold Commissioner for certificates of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
Crowu grants of the above claims.
And further take notice that adverse
claims must be sent to the Mining Recorder, and action commenced before
the issuance of such certificates uf improvements.
John McRae,
By his agent F  W. Avi-MElt.
Dated this 14th day of December,
1894. ���
it. j. ji-riisow
D.L.S, A 1'.!j.S, fur B.C. DOMINION A
Draughtsman, Valuator .etc, CALGARY,
N.W'.i'.   Correspondence Solicited.
R.J.JEPHSO.V, D.L.S.,1'.L.S. of ll.C. -Out.
Caloarv, Alba.
Livery*^ Feed Stables,
Saddle Horses for Hire.
Q4M.Is.fj-V,        ���        *6U*.
Whole-wle anil Hetall
3 U TC H E RS.
Cattle, Sheep and
Horse Dealers.
J. SMART     CO.
Undertakers and
���  .  Embalmers,
Calgary     - Alba
The attention of Prospectors and Miners is called to the merits of a new
improved apparatus, for testing and smelting various kinds of ores and miner-
a s, also separating and refining base bullion, etc.
Manufactured by a chemist and metallurgist who thoroughly understands
the wants of the assayer, the prospector, the miner, the chemist for laboratory
test; for all furnace work, such as smelting, scorifying, coupelling, fusing in
crucibles, testing of sampling charges, rousting, etc.
This furnace is built in two halves for easy transportation, is complete in
itself, made of steel plate, with east-iron slag and metal spouts, wind supply
pipe and knock-down bottom.
It is of the cupola type, with extension when smelting ores ; capacity 1000
to 5000 pounds per heat; also smaller size, capacity from 100 to -00 pounds'
per heat, according to the character of (res.
The Advantages in Practice are as Follows:
This furnace is constructed by and for a prospector, who requires a serviceable furnace, easily transported over a mountainous country by a pack burro,
that is complete aud ready to be set up at any dump of low grade ores, that
otherwise will uot pay to ship, and make his good pay out of one to two tons
of ore a day.
On low-grade orca picked at the dump, tills little furnace will pay ror Itself every week, besides wages and expenses. Ijet someone else do the risk in
mining, audi stick to a certainity,
What We Furnish and What it Costs.
A Handy Prospector's Furnace. 3 feet in diameter by a feet high, cupola
type with knock-down bottom, made of No. 10 Steele plate, and stiffened with
angle irons made in two half-circles for easy transportation, and then bolted
together. Two Steele-flanged metal and slag spouts, one blast supply pipe,
two ladles, three furnace tapping tools, two darlings (or plugging sticks), one
graphite No. 40 crucible, one blacksmith's .forgo blower, geared complete in iron
frame, to supply blast, hv hand-power for the furnace. >
The entire outfit complete, rewlv to beset, up, delivered on board cars at
St. Louis, will cost ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS NET. Terms: *j>o.0Q
cash with order, balance draft attached wiih Pill of lading;   the smaller sine,
100 to 800 Ponndti Capacity, Cont D4S.00 Set.
Terms:   $-20.00 cash with order, balance draft attached to  bill of lading; o
per cent discount for cash with order.
Printed Directions and instructions as to setting up furnace, fluxing
material, fuei. smelting operation, separating and refining of base bullion, etc.
We Want a Representative. 415 LoCUSt St., ST. LOUIS, MO.
Water-Jacketed Furnaces for Nickel, Copper, Gold, Silver and
Lead Ores, Aluminum and Nicxel Alloys.      ,
���n-flnu.ra and Contracto.'a for Equipment  of Ciiet'ileiil  Reduction Wcrk*.
Golden City Bakery.
Fresh Oread Daily,
Oolden Hospital Society,
THE HOSPITAL is now open for Ihe
admission of patients.
TICKETS may be had from the undersigned or any member of the
PRICE Ten Dollars per year or Six
Dollars per half year.
NO EXTRAS except private wards.
Acting Secretary.'
Church Service*.
he usual evening service will be
! to-morrow in St. Paul's Church
[���30 o'clock.
[ethodist service will lie held in the
ol house to-morrow evening at
} o'clock, conducted by Mr. Robins.
esbyterian   service  will be  held
borrow     morning     in     Knox
[���ch   at 10 o'clock, eonduoted  br
T. 8 Glassford, B.A.
that application will be made to thc
Legislative Assembly of the Province
uf British Coliiniliia at the next session for an act to incorporate a company for the purpose of constructing,
operating and working deep tunnels,
drifts or shafts for tho purpose of exploring for, discovering, working,
getting, acquiring and recovering minerals situate in blind veins, ledges or
lodes in the Districts of East and West
Kootenav, Yale and Cariboo, in the
Province of British Columbia, and for
entering upon and acquiring lands tor
such purposes, and for collecting tolls
for the use of such tunnels or workings by any other persons or companies engaged in mining and for acquiring such water powers or privileges, rights or incidents, as may be
necessary for, or incidental or conducive to the attainment of the foregoing objects or any of them.
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Manufacturers of Fash, I oors, Moulding-
Turned and Sawn Balusters, Newel Posts, Hand Kails and
Brackets.   A.'l sizes of glass in stock.
The Machine and Blacksmith Hiop are prepared to do
all kinds of repairs as soon as possible. All sizes of Pipe
Fitting and Brass (roods on hand.
Wagon Repairs, Poles, Shafts, Axles, Spokes & Felloes,
Hickory and Maple Plank.
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have not the remotest idou of the
ii-emiti*; of "cliiuatised" but imiipiue
there is luferenee intended to the
length of time Mr. Bosrouk has leen
in the Province. If right iu my conjecture would state for general infor-
inution that he purchased his ranch nt
Ducks several years before thut time
when the mountains were permitted to
���JIIIVIX,-,   jVEWM.
The Stiitisticul News-Advertiser
suys tbnt 11 prom deal of intention will
in> doult he paid to the jrold mining
, industry rhrotiiilioiit the Province this
yenr. Already Huanclal circles iu London lire collinrtiti'; their forces nud pre-
luiriim to send out engiiioers. The
Exploration Co., a vast concern oper-
'uiinu: all over the world; the B.C.
Development Association Cn., of London ; the Anglo Western Pioneer Syndicate (Leo Nornniii), and tniiny others
are known to he in touch with cur
mining, ami their success will mean,
to a certain itegree, our future, Mr.
J. C. AI ford, of the grout mining firm
of Bowicko and Moiving. London, is
on his wuy to this country, via Australia nml Xew Zen Inn... Sor a London
syndicate in connection with this
commission. Tlio London Mining
Journal savs that the employment by
syndicates in England of such eminent
men, shows that the promising young
colony of B.C. has lit Inst received the
attention it deserves Mr. J. C. Al-
ford will be remembered ns the gentleman who successfully contested a case
of great importance dealing with nu
engineer's duties against the Silati
Oold Mining Company of South
Word hns been received lure that
Mr Leo Norman of the Anglo Western
Pioneer Syndicate left England on the
llth inst. with an engineer 10 examine
properties in the Cariboo district, li
is also stated on reliable authority
that Major Dupout has been successful
iu flouting a company iu Loudon to
operate the Island Mountain mines
uud others iu thnt immediate vicinity.
A 10-stiimp mill will he run 011 the
general product, the 'ailings will bo
concentrating ami treated by cyanide.
We do not bold ourselves responsible fur the
upiiii.ins expi'es.ii'il by our corrospouiloii si
V incorivi I'. 14,C, Mill-ill ol, '!).!.
Editor Got,! en riu:
Sut, - Iu justice to the McGillvra.v
Iron Works of New Westminster mid
tho merchants of Vancouver and Oolden. I would beg to point out to you
lhat all materials, (with the exception
of tho monitor which, according to cast their shadow upon the symtiietri-
our agents, could not be uiHile in B.C ) cnl form of .Mi. Bon's magnificent self
ordered by my Cnmpnny. were suppl ed and about n deoude prior to the rejee-
by firms on tbe Mainland instead ns tion of bad whiskey, as apolitical
per your paragraph. I might also aspirant, (vide Mr, Bott's letter) by
mention that Mr. .1. H. Cuiiard. who
is a Californium wns formerly foreman
of the North Bloomtielrt Mine until it
was shut down by order of .the Government,, Since that time he bus been
working at different time.-: for several
seasons in mines in this Province in
which I have been interested.
I am Sir.
Yours faith full v.
J. M. Buxton,
Director of the Nip .': Tuck Oold Hydraulic Mining Company.
Upper Columbia
Na%tir-n fU
& praroway vvi
The Spokane people are getting
alarmed about the possibility of their
not being able to keep lhe trade of the
southern pun of West Kootenav. From
thnt city conies the following rather
sarcastic comment on the aspiration cf
Winnipeg in matters pertaining lo
West Kootctisy, It remains to lo? seen
whether the business methods ot our
Manitoba friends will not lie 11 littlo
more rapid.   Says the Chronicle:
The innocent alarmists who l.ave
been talking about Winnipeg, Manitoba, "aspiring to secure tbo trade' ol
the British Kooteiiny. mav savo their
fears that Spokane will suffer any
losses from the cause for a long tin e
to come. Saturday, March 14th the
Chronicle published uu account of tho
explosion in tho Center Star mine nt
kossliiml. On Friday, March 20th
dispatch drifts out from
telling witli delightful naivete of the
"explosion of powder while thawing at
Itossluiid gold mines in the remote
northwest." It is left to the combined
judgment of all men who have visited
both towns to decide whicli is the
more "remote" from this great throb
lung world of 189.1 Russhiud 01
The Salmon Hatchery.
Editor Ooi.DKX En a r
Silt, ���Mr. Bott's letter of 17th ult.
is a striking illustration of how very
perplexing, if nothing else, '-English
ns she is wrote" can he. I gather,
however, from tho constant mention of
my bumble name that it is intended as
a reply to a former communication of
mine in which I stated that the salmon taken in the Columbia riverine
useful for food. I may be wrong, hut
still I had an excellent reason fur
making that statement: Onco I had
I gave lhe dog a piece of Col-
iver   salmon.      It   killed lhe
the const cilies.
Yours obi'itt.
F.  W.  Avi.MLlt.
Oolden, April 2nd, 18I1-I.
Frank   Shepurilson. au tugineer on
the Southern Pacific liy., who resides
at Los Angclos, Cal'., was troubled
with rheumatism for 11 long timo. He
..us treated by several physicians, also
visited tho Hot Springs, but received
no permanent relief until ho used
Chamberlain's Pain Balm. He says it
is tho best medicine in the world for
rheumatism. For sule by Druggists
Langley & Co., Wholesale, Victoria
and Vancouver.
Tho annual meeting of the shareholders of the Upper Columbia Navigation and Tramway Company, will
be held at the Company's office in
Golden, B C , on Saturday the fourth
dny of April. A.D, lMllli, at two
o'clock in the afternoon, for the elec
tion of Directors and for the ordering
of the affairs nf the Company generally,
Bv order of the Board.
Cn.v.s. H. Parson,
Mr. John McMillan has opened up a
wa'cb and jewellry repair shop in H.
J. St��j,loith's fruit store.    ,
a dog.
I ipiito agree with Mr. Bott that
"tho preservation und increasing the
lish supply of Canada is above parly
politics," nor is this the only matter
of public interest upon which we agree
for I see that iu a former communication to your paper he hns quite taken
onto himself lhe idea of ���'inspectors of
mines" which originated, so far as Mr.
Bott is concerned with me. Even inv
ai'guiiieuts ip support thereof he bus
reprodnc-d in Ins own inimitable
This courteous gentleman is progressive if nothing else. His lirst letter of
the 'Hatchery series' simply contemplated stocking the Columbia river ;
his second points to the possibilities of
shipping "hatchery productions" from
one end of the Dominion to tlie otlier,
and the third wlien written, I have no
doubt, will toll of tboouse with which
tlie embryo salmon can be dispacbed
from tbe Bott Hatchery at Salmon
Raver to the other uttermost corner of
the earth. I do not wish to insinuate
there is any personal interest inanifost
in this mutter, but still were I, like
Mr. Bott, located upon "one of the
most desirable sites," I coul.I picture
unto myself all kinds of good things
to be derived from 11 hatchery established theront particularly wore 111
Mr. Bott's letterfitirlv sparkles with
literary gems ami I am suro is pregnant with valuable lish lore throughout its whole length, but like lhat nf
the Into Mr. Carlyle his style is not;
���'underslaiiiible of the people," nud
H I therefore his sense is, 10 11 great extent
Wiiinipig |OHt to (_e His description of livo
thousand cases of canned salmon
crowding up the river to spawn I tuke
for granted is a flight of fancy, or is
it merely n tish story? And then the
cairn manner in which he alludes 10
the great lakes anu orilElt sritGAUg
to be found in vino versa can o..ly be
the spontaneous generation of 11 gigantic literary genius prodigal of its
I: might be suggested to Mr. Lett
impertinent   personalities   are not ar-
Oolden. B.C.,
March lilth, IS!)!.
COURIS of Assize and Nisi PHus,
and of Oyer ami Terminer nnd General
Gaol Delivery, will be liolden at tho
places and 011 the dates following,
vix : -
Town of Nelson, on Monday, the
loth day of June. lSllli.
Town   of   Dona I I, on  Monday, the
22u.l day of June, 189(i.
By Commit ml,
Provincial Secretary.
Provincial Secretary's Office,
lilth March, 1891!. m82
ITo*r nttdned���boTr*.
Ordinary works c_ Fhy.
.^ tiologywillnottellvoui
'"t| the doctors can't ut
i^=5won't; Lutallthescnr-,
'"**     ynu wish to know. Your
ere the Key to Life
tsd its reproduction.
Our boo- lays bare tlie
truth. Every man who
would regain sexual vigor lost through follr,
or develop members
tf-rslr. by r-are or wasted by disease, should
write for our sealed book, " Perfect Man.
lood." Nocli-;'. Address (la confidence),
_:::_.::::lc3.. e^s. e.y.
Fiscal- Tl*
! gnments, nnd that an allusion to any
'���Monsoon** Tenia put op by the Indian Tea
fft-wetmaaa sample of the beat qualities of Indian
Teas. Then-fore they use tbe (raateat care in tbe
.election of Ibe Ten and ita bland, tbat la why they
put it up lhrjnsel.es and sell it only In Ibe original
ni_l_ir��, thereby securing ita purity and excellence.
Put up in % lb., > lb. and $ lb. patkagaa, and never
sold in bulk.
If your mat lent not keen it, MB Un. to write to
It and 13 Front Ureal Inst, Toronto.
During- the winter a stage will be run between
.cldsn. Galena, Windermere, Thunder Hill, Canal
Flat, Wasa and Fort Steele,
Leaving* Golden and Fort Steele
Golden to Fort rSteele 10 cents per pound
When tho Company's liability is limited to Two Dollars per ponnil;-
Special rates given on more valuable parcels.
Through $10.01).    Local 10 cents per mile.
T. B. H. COCHRANE, President;        F. P. ARMSTRONG, Hauag-er.
A Well-Dressed Man
May Hob-Nob with Kings.
How to dress well on a small amount of money is the question.
If a man will be careful always to buy Shorey's Ready-Made
_- ,        Clothing he may be well dressed at a very.
SnOrey S     moderate cost.    Shorey's Clothing has a
A    M A     J-���' reP"*a,,on �����r 8ty-e> A'. ���������������*��� durability.
Keady made   \ivcty yMii ���f cloth is thoroughly sponged and
shrunk and the workmanship fully guaranteed.
���old avaarwHtaa.
Regina,  N.W.T.
Manufacturers Of
M. McDonald/^
Calgary. Alb.
for N.W. Territories
British Columbia.


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