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Array ..1 1895   i*,}
VOL.: V.   NU. 7
Per Year
I have just finished my annual stocktaking and find that my stock far exceeds
my expectations in suits, pants, coats, vests, boots and shoes,
'    huts und caps.
In order to remedy this I offer the following inducements:
.-CS4-1 if e_.<- ���*. Mv0  ov****  FJFTY  Suits  that  I  will  sell  at  cost and
Panfrfi    r. I-have over THREE HUNDRED pairs of pants that I will sell
lamp.   ...     . at exact cost.
fhnt��"' * '"*ve over TWENTY coats that l wU-Rel1 at al1 p"��**-
Vact-     -'' ���"ive over TWENTY vestl"  taat * wil1 8el1 at ve-*v
V6SwO.   ���"'������*    -: 'low prices.
I have an immense stock of boots and shoes at
n.���i-  .0.   CViacic     I have an immense stock of boo
DOylb ' OO   OI1UC9. prices satisfactory to all.
H^ts & Caps.J hav;0^:
I have hats and caps to fit the head and suit the
���It will Ira to yonr interest to call and examine these
c.;;Av warren,
Golden, B.C
H. D. HUME, Prop.
Best Quality Goods,
-Lowest Cash Prices.
Manufactures of Sash, Doors, Mouldings
Turned and Sawn Balusters, Newel Posts, Hand Ralls and
Brackets, besides continuing the Machine Shop work.
Have on hand a lot of Wash Bftsin and Bath
Showing   the Dates    and   Places ef
Court, of A.sIj-c'NIbI Prlus, Oyer
ami Terminer, nnd  uenernl  lliiol
Delivery for tbe Yeur 1805.
Fall Assizes.
Thursday.. 26th September
.Monday., ,30th September
...Monday....7th October
Vernon Monday'���.. 14th Ootober
Lytton ....... Friday: 11th Ootober
New Westminster."Wednesday.fith Nov
Vancouver..Monday ..11th November
Victoria Tuesday.. 19th November
Nanaimo.... Tuesday.. 26th November
AN EXAMINATION for efficiency in
" the practice of -assaying' under
section 12, of the "Bureau of Mines
Act, 1895," will be held during the
month of September.
For the ordinary certificate's candidates will be required to pass in practical assaying for gold, silver, lead
(dry assay), copper and iron, and also
to answer such ordinary questions
relating to the practice of assaying as
the examiners may think fit,
A fee of $10 is payable for the ordinary certificate.
For full particulars apply to the
Minister of Mines, Victoria.
Minister of Mines,
28th August, 1895. 7-21
The Largest and Best
assortment of all kinds of
Mr. Templet on has had n large experience in truss fitting in the east and
cau fit the worst cases."
I A fi Tf Rocky Mountain Lodge,
���l/.U.r. J*-,. j)4, meets every
Monday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting
brethern cordially welcomed.
H. G. Parson, Secy.
ont tow/c.
Golden, on the main line of the Ciuntlinn
I'acilic l.iiilwuy. ut its coitlict'tiuii with tho
steamboat navigation uf tliu Columbia river:
the mineral mul coinmereiiil ventre of Eastern
llritish Columbia' iiiiiidi-iiiirtcrs of tli.. liolden Smelting works, tho Upper I'olmuliiii
Navigation Co., ami lumber industry; the
outlet for the widely known mul fur
1'aine.l agricultural mid griming land of the
Columbia A Kiinteiiuy Valleys ; unrivalled
for scenery of nil kinds; tlie distributing
point for tlio richest uiiueriil country on llie
Nurse Simpson left on Thursday for
Applications will be received till today at noon by W. L. Houston for the
position of caretaker of Golden Public
Nurse Monteith, of Banff, arrived on
Wednesday's No. 1, to take the position of Matron of the Hospital. Miss
Monteith is by no means a stranger
here, having had  charge' of  the hos
pital, temperoraily, during the vacancy
caused by the deuth of Nurse Hardie,
in February, 1893. We extend to her
a hearty welcome to Goldan.
Mr. N. F. Mackay, a rising young
barrister of Calgary, arrived in town
on Friday of last woek. Mr. Mackay
has takeii an office in the Alexander
Block, so evidently ho has come to
stay. We have no doubt that when
his term of residence has been served
in B.C., he will find Golden a good
central point for one In his profession,
and will ultimately work up a good
Work was commenced this week on
Capt. Armstrong's property on Vermont Creek. One hundred tons of
ore will be shipped this winter via
Golden probably to Everett, and as the
ore is high grade good results are expected, Mr. T. Mercier has charge of
the work. A sleigh road is being cut
to the mine which will greatly facilitate the transportation of the ore. Mr.
Jim Good is foreman of the road work.
The North Star mine will soon be in
full swing again, preparations are at
present being made to run ull winter,
Ike Williams, formally of the Slocan
Star will lie foreman of the work.
Mr. Cowell has been appointed nssaycr
and will move to Fort Steele early
in Octrber. Mr. Bob Millgan has received the contract to haul the ore
from the mine to Fort Sieele, from
whence it will be shipped to the
Everett smelter.
When the ladies of Golden undertake
anything they generally make a success of it, the dance on Friday night
of last week was no exception to the
rule, and notwithstanding the inclemency of tho weather a good many
couple nssembled in the Oddfellows'
Hull and tripped "the light fantastic
toe" till early morning. The music
was supplied chiefly by Miss Simpson
and Miss Jennie Wells on the piano
and Mr. C. A. Warren on the violin.
Miss Jennie Wells acquitted herself
very creditably for a young musician,
and Mr. Warren, ns a violinist, rather
surprised the company. He has
hitherto been "hiding his light under
n bushel" but can do so with safety
no longer. Refreshments were served
dining the evening nnd a pleasant
time was spent by all.
Messrs. M. Dainard and Taylor had
a rather rough experience recently.
They left Golden on Sept. 3rd, for
Laggan, from there tbey struck north,
their intention being to prospect on
tho head waters ol the Blaeberry,
Thoy proceeded north nbout 90 miles,
when thoy were overtaken bv a storm,
iu the midst of which they got
switched off their track. Tbey were
iinnlly compelled to return, exposure
to the elements having stiffened Ibein
up considerably and to make matters
worse their grub supply run short.
They reached Golden on Saturday last,
pretty well broken up, M. Daiiiard
boing just able to get around, while
his partner had to take to bed for a
day or two with a severe attack of
rheumatism, his limbs being swollen
to double their natural size, we ure
glad to state, however, that be bus
entirely recovered Irom tlie effects of
the trip.
Winnipeg, Sept. 19.-Huckett the
Rat Portage oarsman rows Murphy,
the trainer of the Winnipeg crew for
$250 a side ut Selkirk on the 28th iust.
The following address accompanied
by the signatures of a large majority of
the residents of Golden and district
was presented to Nurse Simpson before
ber departure from our midst, as u
testimonial of the admiration and re
spect iu whicli she was held by tlioso
who knew her. The address expresses
to a nicety thc feelings of the community iu regard to her departure:
Golden, B.C., Sept., 1895.
To Miss   Simpson, Matron of General
Hospital, Golden, B.C.,:
Diruit Miss Simpson, ��� We, the undersigned residents of Golden aud vicinity, beg to state that it is with
unqualified regret we learn you are
about to leave us and your post ns
Matron of the Hospital.
When away from our midst it may
afford you pleasure to have oui- assurance that in your position as Matron,
you deservedly bad the admiration
and respect of our community, for the
thorough and efficient manner in
which you discharged your manifold
duties ; the ceaseless efforts you displayed to comfort and attend the
sick and injured who came under your
care, and the untiring energy you
exerted to make our Hospital a good
and efficient institution.
As to the cause of the severance of
your connection with the Hospital we
arc not In u position to make comment
as the whole matter seems to be enveloped in mystery and to bo a cause
without substance, even to those who
have made it a necessity.
You will he gratified to learn that
very many enquiries have been made
of those whom you have attended in
your capacity as Nurse and that without exception, all ���both men and.
���somen-speak most highly of your
kindness, skill and attention.
We trust that in the future you mav
find occupat.oii where your many sterling qualities will be appreciated and
that you may always meet with that
happiness and success to which you
are unquestionably entitled and richly
We remain,
Yours very sincerely, etc., etc*.
Church Service...
The usual  evening service- will beheld to-morrow in St. Paul's Church
at 7:30 o'clock.
Methodist service will be held in the
school house to-morrow evening at.
7:30 o'clock, conducted by Mr. Robius.
Presbyterian service will lie held
to-morrow morning in the school
house at 10 o'clock, conducted by
Rev. T. S. Glassford, B.A.
The Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor meets every Friday
evening iu the school house at 8
Millinery, I'miiy t.omls, Dr.'Miiiuklit-*
Mrs. Cosrsler will visit Donald and
Golden ut an early date, with complete
line of Millinery uud Fancy Goods,
und to take orders for Ilit'.siiiiikiiig iu
latest fashions.
Halifax, Sept, 19.��� At some wed-,
ding festivities here Just night n
drunken row ensued, in which four
1111*11 were scrioimly slabbed with a
jack knife.
New York, Sept. 19.-A meeting
will be held to-day to s.clcct ll referey
lor the Coibett-l'iusiuiinous li-jbt, OChe raal-scn i&va
The OO-il-M Kit.V is pulilislieil every
Saturday iiioruiug in time to catch the eust
and west mail trains, also tlin mail for the
upper country, Wiulornnirir, Kurt .Steele etc
It is thi) only advertising medium in tlio Eei.t
Kootenay district.
Subscription Kates i
92.(1(1 |..r milium IN
Advertisement-, and changes must be in
the office not later than 12 a in, on Thursday
to insure insertion.
Advertisement rates mud. kun.ru un application "o
All cash to Ine paid to tlin Manager, from
whom the Company's receipt will lie obtained.
Ibe Golden En Publlshine Company.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 21, 1895.
One September day, as the train on
the narrow gauge railway to Donegal
was about to leave Strunorlar Station.
a gentleman in a tweed suit���apparently a tourist-took his seat in a third-
class carriage. The only other occupant of the compartment was a simple
looking peasant in homespun.
Presently the tourist begnn to talk
about Irish weather and Irish scenery.
The former, he thought, was perhaps
a little uncertain; but the latter received his unstinted praise. When they
reached the Great Gap of Bamess.
which has been appropriately styled
"the most magnificent defile in all
Ireland," the pair had become quite
" Here," said the tourist, producing
a bottle, "taste that."
The countryman put it to his lips
and took a good swig. "Man," he
ejaculated, "that's fine!"
"At any rate." returned the other,
"it's the best I could get in Strabane.
But I'd like to get a little of the smuggled article���poteen I think you call
"Potheen���yis - but the people about
here mostly call it 'wee still,'" responded the countryman.
"Well," resumed the tourist, ��� I've
been over now every summer for the
last four or five years, but I can't get
a drop; although I want badly-to see
how it is made, and to take a bottle
back with me to England for some
"It's hard to get now, sor. The
polis is mighty sharp���an', what's
worse, ths priests is dead agin it."
"Ah, that's it, is it? You wouldn't
mind risking your bodies, but you
don't like to risk your souls?"
"Thrue for ye, sor. Some of us
hasn't got much to risk but our sowls." j
"Well, I suppose it can't be helped,"
suid the tourist with a sigh. "I must
just do without it."
The peasant looked furtively round
the compartment. Then leaning forward, lie whispered���"Where are ye
"In Donegal���at the Home Hotel for
a day or two."
"Ye're not afeared to be out in the
dark, are ye?"
"Not at all."
"Maybe, thin, we cud obleege ye, as
ye're a dacent sort. At nine the morrow night be ready to come away wid
��� gorsoon."
"A gorsoon?"
"A wee fellow���a boy, I mane."
"Ah, I understand."
"An'mind ye don't let on to a sowl."
"AU light.   Mum's the word."
Half sn hour later the tourist strode
���cross  the  Diamond   of  Donegal in
great spirits.
"Shannon, my boy," he said to himself, "you've struck oil at last. That
���was a good stroke of business."
Punctually at nine o'clock the next
evening a shock-headed boy, in somewhat dilapidated apparel, called at the
Home Hotel for Mr. Shannon. That
gentleman was quite ready, and the
two speedily sallied forth out of the
town. There was no moon; the night
was dark, but the boy seemed perfectly
familiar with the way. After a mile
or so he turned up a by-road that led
into a rough and hilly country, keeping on at n puce that left his companion no time to admire the scenery
even if it had been visible. For nearly
two hours they tramped on in silence,
the rond growing more rough and
difficult, until Shannon began to think
it was nearly time to reach their destination, wherever that might be,
"Look here, my lad," he said.
Tlie boy stopped.
"Are   we near the end of  our journey?"
"Where are we going?"
"0, nonsense!     What brought you
"Dunno." i'
"Come, come, this won't do. Don't
be an ass. Here's half a crown for
you; and if you are reasonable, I'll
give you another before we part. Now,
who sent you for me?"
"Pat   Gubbins.     But  he towl' me
not to tell anybody���an' I won't," returned the boy.
"And what's your own name?"
"Patsy Deehan."
"Well, Patsy, you're a trusty messenger. And where are we going now?"
"To Carson's owl' scutch mill."
"Where's that?"
"Over there"���pointing vaguely into
the darkness.
"Let us go on then."
"Wheest!   Howl' on!   Ye'll be kilt.
Mickey   Friel  was  kilt  wan night.
They tuk him for the gauger."
"Who did?"
"A cheerful prospect,isn't it,Patsy?"
"Truly your knowledge appears to
lie strictly limited. But what's to be
done next?"
"I'll run over and tell them ye're
comin',   I'll be back in a jiffy."
"Here! Wait! Stop a minute!"
But Patsy had vanished like a ghost
in the gloom.
"Humph!" muttered Mr. Shannon.
"The plot thickens."
A quarter of an hour passed; half an
hour; an hour. The watcher grew
impatient. He walked along the road
for a hundred yards, and exclaimed,
"Hillo!" echoed a deep bass voice;
and immediately half a dozen tall,
stalwart figures emerged from the
darkness. They were members of that
fine force, the Royal Irish Constabulary.
"I can't understand this business,
sergeant," concluded Shannon, after
detailing his conversation with Patsy.
I doubt we're sowld," said tbe sergeant; "I don't know where Carson's
owld skutch mill is."
"It's about fifteen miles beyant���
over by Pettigo," interposed one of the
"Ah,that's it!" rejoined the sergeant
"Then I'm thinkin' Jack Gallagher's
at the bottom of it. Bad scran to him
he's deludherred us completely."
"What's to be done now?" inquired
Shannon, rather ruefully.
"Nothin'���nothin' at all, sor, but go
horns again wid our fingers in our
mouths," returned ths sergeant, and
home accordingly they went.
Here there is a cave whose entrance is
so well hidden by thorn and furze that
the uninitiated could never discover it.
Peep into this cave to night, and you
will see a staange sight. The yellow
flames of a bogwood splinter throws
its fitful glare over the scene, making
the smoke and shadows curl and float
and flicker upwards in the most fantastic shapes. Kegs, tins, jars, peats,
aud other impedimenta lie scattered
about the floor. A clear peat fire is
burning under a huge copper kettle.
The spout of the kettle ends in a curious coil of piping laid in a tub of cold
water. From the other end of the coil
���or "worm"���a clesr rivulet of
"genuine mountain dew" trickles into
a keg.filling the cavern with a delightful fragrance Moving about are three
men whose faces and garments are
rendered strikingly Rembrandtesque
by flame and smoke.
"Boys," says Jack Gallagher, the
leader���none other than Mr. Shannon's
simple countryman���"boys, we've
done the gauger this time. Here's
swate bad luck to the polis and Excise
an may wan av the rascally still hunters niver know what the taste av good
liquor is!"
"Amin!  amin!" cried  the  others, j
pledging their sincerity in a draught,
of "the crathnr."
"Now then, she's aft," continued
Jack, as the still ceased running; "so
we'll burv the still in the owl' hole,
an' take a couple of kegs to Dan Dee-
ban's, an' wan to Biddy McSwiggin.
By mornin' iverytning will be cleared
away but the smell���an' we'll not begrudge the poor divils that, anyway.
Arrah, it's a good joke intirely. Jist
to think that the gay decaver raly
thought I didn', know him! But by
this time he has found out which av
us is the omadhawn!"
the unevenness of the ground, and thi
boys would lie down in these and let
the train pass over them. As no
accidents occurred, this practice became more common.
But one morning, as the locomotive
passed above a lad, a large red-hot
cinder fell on the buck of his neck. He
was lying face downward, and his
situation can be better imagined than
described. If he moved his head it
would be mangled by the train.
The terrible pain of tbe red-hot cinder slowly burning his flesh, together
witb the hopelessness of relief as the
train slowly���very slowly, it seemed
to him���passed over him, made him
suffer torture thut seemed to last for
hours. With an awful shriek, that
was heard above the noise of the
train, he swooned away. He was
soon restored to consciousness, but he
did not recover from tbe horrible
fright for many months, while the
scur on his neck remains to this day.
Meantime, another act of the comedy
was being played by another set of
actors on a different stage. About Ave
or six miles on the other side of the
town there is a savage glen, shut in
by bog and boulder, through whioh a
brawling mountain stream makes its
way down to the waters of Lough Esk.
"Hillo!" exclaimed Mr. Shannon, ns
he entered a railway carriage on the
Killbegs line. ''How do you do. Mr.
���'I'm well, thank ye, sor," returned
the person addressed; "but me name
isn't Gubbins, it it's all the same to
"0, quite the Same. I suppose you
ptefer Gallagher?"
"That's betther, sor. Gubbins is a
good name, but it isn't mine; and I
wouldn't like to take annything that
belongs to another man."
It was two or three days after his
night adventure, and Mr. Shannon had
recovered his equanimity.
"You sent a nice boy for me; didn't
you?" he asked. "Such a virtuous,
ingenuous youth?"'
"Poor gorsoon, he's a little wake
here," returned Jack, tapping his forehead significantly. "I'm sorry he
missed his road that night."
"Pray don't mention it, Mr, Gallagher, your sorrow, though creditable, is perfectly superfluous. And
isn't it a great consolation that you
got time to run the still?"
"I'm afeard ye're wrong, sor. The
polis is mighty sharp���an' the gaugers
'���That'll do, Jack. Say no more.
I'm hound to admit you hwe scored
this time."
"But I raly hope," pursued the
countryman, with an air of profound
innocence, as the train entered tho
next station, " I raly hope that ye'll
get a bottle of potheen to take over lo
yer friends in Inglan', for I'm sura
nothin' wad plaze ye better, an the
crathurs 'ill be so disappointed!"
With this Parthian shaft, Mr. Jack
Gallagher alighted and disappeared.
A Terrible Ordeal.
Some years ago, a few of the most
daring school boys in Peterston, nest
Cardiff, were particularly proud of one
feat. The playground was bounded by
a railway. Between the sleepers in
some places  were  hollows, owing to
Fifty years ago the famous surgeon
of London was Sir Astley Cooper.
He was remarkable for his manual
dexterity and also for the quickness
and accuracy with which at a glance
he took in the whole sitnation. A
striking proof of his penetration was
given on his being called to attend Mr.
Blight, who had been shot by an unknown assassin.
The moment Sir Astley examined
the wound he said, "A pistol has been
fired at you with the left hand."
On seeing Mr. Patch, Blight's partner, he was so struck by the peculiar
expression on his countenance that he
whispered: "If that gentleman was
left-handed I should suspect him of
being the murderer."
Patch wns left-handed, and, on being tried mid condemned, confessed his
source of pure joys, ot lofty emotions
and ot noble thoughts, which civilise
him, enlarge his heart, and never
cease to operate. ; .
Just do a thing, and don't talk
about it. This is the great secret of
success in sll enterprises. Talk mean]*
discussion, discussion means irritation, irritation means opposition, and
opposition means hindrance always,
whether you are right or wrong.
A Bloody Shan Battle.
Gem. of Thougnt.
What matters it if one has not gold
in his purse, if he has it, in his heart.
If there be aught surpassing human
deed or word or thought, it is a mother's love
The truly great man rises just as
much above his own position as above
the position of others.
Waste not thy life in such wise in
world, that when thou art dead men
shall say naught but "Dead."
To pronounce a roan happy merely
because he is rich, is just as absurd as
to call u man healthy because he has
enough to eat.
Every sorrow which adds a single
virtue to our character is worth enduring and every pleasure which fails
to do this is wasted.
The vices operates like age, bring on
disease before its time, and in the
prime of youth leave the character
broken and exhausted.
He who demands respect on account
of his riches might as well demand
that people should respect a mountain
that contains gold.
Life is like a book: fools scamper
through it hastily; the wise man reads
it with attention, because he knows he
can only read it once.
Never speak anything evil of a man
if yon do not know it for a certainty ;
nd if   you know   it for a certainly,
then   risk  yourself���"Why   should I
toll it?"
Resignation to what may happen,
hope nnd cnnii.lonce that only that
will happen which is wholesome and
good, and fortitude when anything
contrary occurs, are all that a man
can oppose to fate.
There is no honor in being rich and
no shame in being poor. It is foolish,
therefore, to strive after the appearance of riches when one is poor, or to
blush at poverty which one has not
brought upon oneself.
To the mnn without feeling the
knowledge he possesses is a dead
treasure;  to the man ot'feeling it is a
A Saratoga, Pa., special to ths
Philadelphia Record says: Tb* Sixth
Regiment broke the monotony of the
camp this morning with its thrilling
sham battle, which developed into A
conflict that equalled a college football
match in roughness, and whioh sent a
number of soldiers to the hospital for
repairs. Between ths First and _ee-
ond Battalions there has been tbe
greatest rivalry, whieh it is believed
is to a great extent geographical and
political. Consequently, when .'tbe
sham battle was arranged, orders Were
issued tbat there should be no violence
and that when a stronger number surrounded a weaker command tbe latter
should surrender.
But the best laid plans of men and
mice are wont to fail, the post said,
and in the heat ot the combat the rules
were disregarded. The men dubbed
and charged each other around tbe
field in the liveliest fashion, cot band*
bloody noses, and bruised bodice being
as thick as huckleberries in a piece of
pie. It was practically a light between
Chester and Delaware counties on tbe
one side, and Bucks and Montgomery
on the other; or, as some ot thi boys
put it, the Quay crowd on one side end
the Gilkeson crowd on tbe other, although the political sentiment did not
extend to the officers.
Thc battle began all right, but a*
the commands got together the men
began to lose their heads and for about
ten minutes the field was a shouting
hustling mass of soldiers, and shrieking women and children who were
fleeing from the excited mobs of sol-,
diers who had caught them between
the flanks of the battalions. Companies chsrged down on each other,
firing volleys of blank cartridges, then
closing in a hand-to-hand tnssle, club*
ing muskets, punching each other's
noses and rolling all over the ground.
Hoarse commands to surrender were
answered by wild yells of defiance,
and then they hustled and tore and
shouted and swore, bat never surrender, until they became a wild, indistinguishable mob, with officers galloping and - running frantically among
them, making vain ef oris to stop tbe
battle. The officers, some of whom
were scratched np themselves, finally
got the warriors sepsrated, and* ths
continuation of the battle was indefinitely postponed. At lesst a score of
soldiers were badly banged.  ������������    -
London has 10,800 cabs.
Germany has 16,240 breweries.
Germany reports paper stockings. ���
Moscow bell is worth 18110,000.
Switzerland lias 1960 miles of rail
Tbo thermometer was invented Ib
Gas was first employed as fnsl in
Artificial whalebone is made of
A self-propelling bicycle is a Swedish
There are 47 frog farms in tbe "United States.
Garbage is cremated in fifty-five
English towns.
Ostrich feathers frequently fetch
1350 per pound.
There are 6,008 pieces in ths modern
high-grade locomotive.   ���-" ** *) A
���   The royal plate at Windsor is valued at Over $10,000,000.
Bicycles have' seriously affected the
sale of pianos in England.
A London restaurant serves its food
on electrically heated plates.
Y   Aeschylus invented scenery and machinery for the stage about B.C. 480.
About 1,850,000 square yards of
looking glass are manufactured in
Europe annually.
The colored people of New York nnd
Brooklyn are about to erect a hospital
for their own race.
Sixteen women in New York city
derive large incomes from the invention of designs for new bonnets.
Iii London thero are eleven district
post offices, 101 branch offices und 877
town sub-offices.
The tambourine is a combination of
the drum and rattle.    It is found represented on Egyptian monuments 2,000
'B.C..   .
Tb* bridge and approaches to it by
which the Big Four get!) into Louisville are a little over two miles iu
The Japanese method of lacquering
is said to he at lenst 2,000 years old.
Pieces made ten centuries ago are still
Flames and currents of very hot air
nre good conductors of electricity. An
electrified body placed near u flame
soon loses its charge.
A new magazine riflp invented by an
Italian fires 20 cartridges automatically wi'hout requiring any change of
position on the part of the soldier.
A Toledo mechanic has constructed
an addition to lit bicycle which enables him to curry his four children
with hiin and give them each u seat.
The rate of ti-rnsmission on Atlantic
cables is 18 words of live letters each
per minute. With the "duplex" this
rate of transmission is nearly doubled.
Although a rubber horseshoe has
been invented for use on icy pavements
���*-!0-'lY61Kfii|t''8-rtiifa8lory' seems' to have
been found for horses com'-elled io
travel upon wet asphalt.
Oold leaf of any thickness down to
one-four-inillionth of au inch is non-
being made electrolysis, and, according
to Invention, at such rates as threaten
to extinguish the geld beaters' art.
The inventor of perforated bed-
clothing declares that it has this advantage. It permits the vapour of
perspiration to escape and thus pre
vents the sleeper from incurring
A San   Francisco  stage carpenter,
,.   Paul Breienstcin by name, has invented a boat, the only   motive   power of
which is the waves.     The higher the
waves   the  greater  the speed of the
.    craft is said to be.
In the  County Court  of Kootenay,
liolden at the East Crossing of the
Columbia River;
In the matter of Patrick Sullivan, deceased, and,
In the mutter of  the Official Administrator's Act; dated the Fifth day of
August, A.D., 1895:
Upon  rending the affidavit of John
William   Clever,  it   is   ordered   that
James Ferguson Armstrong,  Official'
Administrator for the County Court,
District of Kooteiinv, shall lie Administrator of ail uud singular the goods,
chattels and credits of Patrick Sullivan, late of Fort Steele, in tho District
of Kootenay,  Free   Miner,   deceased,
and that this order be published in the
(Ioi.iidn Era newspaper, iu each issue
thereof, for the period of sixty days.
The creditors and persons intrusted
in the estnte of the shove named Patrick Sullivan, are requested within
liO days of this date to forward to me,
per t-pgistereil letter, full particulars of
their claims, and after the expiration
ol such tiO days, I shall proceed with
the distribution of the estate having
regard only to such claims as I shall
have notice of.
Dated at Donald. 8th  August, 1895.
Official Administrator.
First insertion 17th Aug. '95.
���$u��in*0�� (ftav&r*.
Hon. J, A. LouiiHEED, Q,C.
.  McCauter.
Ijongheeil   A  HfcCarter,
Barristers, Advocates, Solicitors, Notaries
Etc., Etc.
Solicitors for Hank of Montreal,
Calciauv, - N.W.T.
R.  J.   JEPHgON,
D.1..8. A PX.S. for B.C. DOMINION A
Dniu-r-htsiiiun, Vuluiitor.etc, CA I.IIAI.'Y,
N.W.T.   Correspondence Solicited,
It.J.Jl'-l'HSON, D.|j.S.,l'.L.S. of B.C. -Out.
Cai.uarv, Alba.
Assoc. Mem. Inst. C.E.
Cociikane, Aliia.-Ft. Steele, B.C.
Livery tt Feed Stables,
Saddle Horses for Hire.
.lotica of Assignment.
Pursuant   to  the    Creditors  Trusts
Deeds and amending acts;
NOTICE is heretiy given that
Michael Curlin and Joseph Lake, both
of Golden, in the District of Kootenay,
iu the Province of British Columbia,
trading as Curlin A Luke, General
Merchants, have hv deed, bearing date
tho 2nd day of August, 1895, assigned
all their real property and all their
personal pro'ierty liable to seizure aud
sale under executors to William
Georgesjn, of ihe city of Winnipeg, in
the Province of Manitoba, Wholesale
Merchant, for the purpose of payiin.
uud satisfying rate ibly and in proportion to their claims, without preference or priority, the creditors of the
said Michael Curlin and Joseph Lake.
The said deed wus executed by the
-.aid Michael Curlin, Jiseph Luke, and
William Georgeson ou tho 2nd day of
August, 1895, aud the suid William
Georgeson bus accepted the trust
create,I by the said deed.
All creditors are requested to send
addressed to William Georgeson, care
of Thompson, Codville & Co., Winnipeg, Manitoba, full particulars of their
claim* duly verified. s..ch claims lo be
sent within (iO days of this dute, utter
which dute the said trustee will proceed to distribute the trust estate
among the creditors of whose claims
he shall have received notice.
Dated this ,5th day of August, 1895.
Of Donald in the District of Kootenay,
Solicitor for Trustee.
A meeting of the creditors of the
said Carlin & Luke will lie held at the
office of S, A. D. Bertram!, Official
Assignee, corner of Second Avenue und
2nd Street North, iu the city of Winnipeg, iu the Province of Manitoba, on
Siiiirdnv the 10th day of August,
1895, at 4 p.m.
Ui.lilvn Hospital Society.
From 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
"       2  p.m. "  4 p.m.
u      7     "   "  8   "
Sunday from  10 a.m. to 12 in., and
from 7 p.m. to 8 p in.
From 2:30 p.m.  to 8 p.m., daily,
except Monday and Saturday.
Wholesale and Retail
Cattle, Sheep and
Horse Dealers.
Undertakers and
���   .   Embalmers,
Calgary Alba
Cann & Co.
Booksellers, Stationers &
Dealers In
Wall  Paper,   Musical    Instruments,
Fruits, Confectionery, Ac. &c.
Pianos, Organs, & Sewing Machines
sold for cast- or long time
Orders nv Mail or Otherwise will
Receive Prompt Attention.
Opposite the Kootenay Hotel,
Golden, B.C.
late with  Misses Barlow ft Weir,
Portage In Prairie.
All orders left with Mr. G. B. McDermot will have prompt attention.
Golden Hospital Society.
THE HOSPITAL is now open for the
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.
;;.| '.l FCH GO DAYS.
*t, .'mr.plt-t-^totid lalc-t hoo ot
. .lie-ail. th�� vor.d    Thr*' li��v-�� *���
.i        V im.."' �� !   sft.Vu of i
. ur l��.Man-l��m.lr tinny  '
non* I  themor.:etrmdyutl c
Vi-tith i
���:r-!*1 "m n.
*���'- j
Mining I Smelting
OO, (limited)
Gold, Silver & Lead Ores.
For full particulars apply to
H B. ALEXANDER, manager
Job    Depeirtmer|t
���:o:��� OF ��� :o:���
enenm.ee t. _�� nun
It|��� tmm Am am leet k, ��-l tlm etaiitt I
���Till, HAVTU * OO.
n urn m ttam Umi IM ta Awarded
..-.-est Honocs���World'- *	
A pure Gtaps Cream of Tartar Powder,   Frei
torn Ammonia, Alum,or any other adulterant
The annual general meeting Of the
Oolden Hospital Society was held nt
the school house Golden, on Monday
evening the lilth inst., at H p.m.
Captain F. P. Armstrong, the president, took tbe chair and commeucid
1 his address to the subscribers by reading the secretary's report of the financial position of the Society on June
SlOth last. This shows a reduction ef
the debt from June 30th, 1K94, to
June 39th, 1H95, of oyer ��5K0. In
continuing his address* lie said similar
satisfactory progress hud been made
since that date iu the reduction of the
Stitemont  of expenditure and rev-en ie
for tho year ending 30th June, 18!)'.
Deficiency 1st July 1894.. $ 752.77
Salaries and wn;;es      li 62.3R
Dr igs und Medical supplies     "41.13
Housekeeping expenses ...    1172.95
Fuel        92.75
Ice        32(0
Additional Furnishings...       liil.S*
Insurance            ���'*-".���' 0
Burial expenses         24.51
Incidentals        51.88
Total   $435.1.-2
Government' Subsidy  S2000.CO
Monthly Fees
Yearly Tickets   ��� v      120.00
Pay Patients ..T-.-fl"r   375.75
Sales oft Medicines -...      105.55
Cash Donations  IT. *   I0H.00
Entertainments       1 IVHO
Total Revenue... $4390.33
Deficiency on 30tb June 1S95     1��5.89
Balance sheet as on 30t'li June
Liabilities ���
Due to member of stuff	
"   parties in Oolden ...
"       "     elsewhere	
Due for monthly fees	
'��� hy pay patients	
'��� for medicines, etc 	
Cash oil baud	
Deficiency on 30th June. 1885
Deficiency in these statements means
the excess of liabilities over asset.. I
The value of land, buildings and furnishings, and piovisions on huud is
not included ill the assets.
J. F.  jVllMSI'UONIl,
ItClllir.M.   8lll'i:lll.SrKNI��I-.Nf.S   IIKI'IIIIT.
To   the   Board   of   Directors, Golden
Hospital Society : , |
Gi-.Nri.KMUN,- 1   have the honor of
submitting   lo you  tht'i-ceoiid uiiniiul
report of patients li-uiitcl in Ihu Hon-'
There were during the year, 44 patients in-iite-l in tlie wards, U8 of whom
were mules, nud G leniules. Tliu total
number of hospital days was WW,
inn If i pit sn average stay of 14.5 days
toil each pa I lent. The [oiloAin-i is a
list of the cases treated: -
Abscess of eyelid 1, meningitis (tub-
ei-ctilnr) I, births 4. pleurisy 2, cellulitis   of   hand   1, phimosis   2, cerebral
htieinorrhsge t. slniin 3, ceivbral coii-l
cussiou I, tonsillitis 2, cystitis 1, on-.
docarditis (rheumatic) 1, extravasation of urine 1, febi-icula 1, fracture of
tibia 1, fracture of rib, with pleurisy 1
laceration of rectum 1, laceration of
arm 1, maternity 4, malingering 1,
tuberculosis of knee joint 1, tuberculosis pulmonary 1, typhoid 1, valvular
diaense 1, wound of foot 8, wound of
leg 4, purulent ophthalmia 1.
��� There were 208. out-door patients.
..There were four deaths, including a
case of still birth, whero the child had
evidently died some time before birth.
Of the other three the causes were: -
Baptiste Boucher, age 42 years, cerebral haemorrhage. Tli is patient wus
about moribund when admitted, and
died on July 12th, 1894, the third day
after ho w..s ndmitted.
Ainiisa Armstrong, nge 53 years, extravasation of urine, dime from
Tnppin Siding on the evening of August 17th, underwent operation next
day, and died on the 21st.
Harry Connacher, age 30 years,
tuberculosis miningitio. Admitted
Dec. 20th and died Dec, 30th, 1894.
Up to the time of his lirst illness
(August, 1894) he was secretary to
and a most energetic and generous'
benefactor of this Hospital. It is wit,h
sincere regret tliut I have to record his
death by which wus lost to us 11 most
worthy and respected fellow citizen.
The wnlls of the Hospital sre grently
in need of painting and should receive
attention as soon as possible.
A fence around the grounds, or at
least a portion of them, would be a
great improvement, nnd would keep
stray cattle, etc., ut a distance.
If it, coul 1 be had, an enclosure for
the hospital poultry would prove
I have the honor to be,
Yours Faithfully,
J. N. Taylor,
Med. Supt.
president's address.
To the Sub-cribers to tbe Golden Hospital Society: ,
Gentlemen, - I 1-eg to present to
you-the following report of the work
of the Society for the past year.
The financial year ends 30th June
nnd the figures nre *o that di.te only,
but I may suy that the same satisfactory progress has been made since.
The number of patients in the Hospital has been smaller than during the
previous yenr, tbe fulling off Iieing iu
tvplioid cases. This is 110 doubt due
to thn Medical Super ntendeni's efforts
towards having' the lumbering camps
in the vicinity of Golden kept up in a
more healthy slate.
The liiiunciiil report is very good indeed. The 1.1 licit has beon red 11 cd
from $752.77 lust yenr to $li'5.o9 this
We have received many generous
gifts since the last meeting. Mr.
Forster has paid for the fitting np of
tlie Women's Ward in the best possible manner, in fact leaving tbe Directors carle blanche to furnish it us they
pleased. Mr. Bostocktind otliers hate
also shewn their appreciation uf the
usefulness of our institution.
Tbe Directors are d inni .pointed in
the Dumber of yearly tickets sold mid
also in the iiumbei of those who have
availed themselves of the privileges of
lhe Women's Wind. Apart from this
tbey feel sure that you will be well
sutistied with lliu Hospital aud its
The dentil of  Mr. Harry Connacher,
onr secretary, referred to in the Medical   Superintendent's  1 sport was a sail
blow to the Society, ami  we have felt
bis toss greatly.    Mr. Warren acted ns|
secretary for s.'mo time previous 10 Mr
Coiiiiucher's death and lor some time
afterward, although  ho conld ill spare
the   limn   reunited   to till tbe duties. I
Mr.   .). I''.-Ariiisiii.il'-   took   tho post
until his appointment to a Government i
olliiv iiiailir ii impossible for hiin 10 fill
ii, when   ('apt.   1'nison   accepted lhe'
position.      To ull iii.-*; (���eiulemcii tlie
thanks of ibe Bonn I are due. I
The only change in the stuff Is.due
to the i-esiguutiou of  Nurse Simpson,
on the 13th August last. The Board
have engaged Nurse Monteith of the
Banff Sanitarium to fill her place.
Nurse Monteith had charge of the
Hospital for some time after tlie death
of Nurse Hardie and they feel confident
that she will keep up the character of
the Hospital to the highest standard,
Nurse Simpson's resignation was to
take effect on the 12th inst., but she
has kindly consented to remain until
the arrival of her successor.
F. P. Armsti-on-V
It was then moved by Mr. Carlin
and seconded by Mr. Harrison that the
report be adopted. Carried unanimously.
Tho meeting then proceeded to the
election of Directors for the ensuing
year, and it was moved by Mr. S,
Burlier and seconded by Mr Wm.
Kay, and carried unanimously that
Capt. F. P. Armstrong und Mr. C. A.
Warren be re-elected.
Captain Armstrong, after thanking
the subscribers for shewing their confidence by relecting him, declared hia
determination to continue to act, us he
had hitherto done, for the" best interests of the Hospital, in defiance of
adverse criticism,
Tbe meeting then adjourned.
The next meeting of the Directors
will be held 011 .Monday, the 14th
jn N-Vigation  flU
lw &TramWay v".
Commencing May 28, Steamers leave Golden
The modern standard Family Medicine : Cures the
common every-day
ills of humanity.
Application for Certillcate of Im*
Take notice tbnt I.Rolit.Fotbeiingbain
freo miner's certificate No.47i-58,iut'eiid,
'���0 days from the dele hereof, to apply lu
the Gold Commissioner for a certificate
of improvements, for the purpose of
obtaining a Crown grant of the ubove
And further take notice, that adverse
claims must be sent to the Milling Recorder und action commenced before
the issuance of'such certiticnte of improvements.
Dated this ninth day of August,
1895. -* ! ������;-<
Bought Fotheringiiam,
By his agent, F. W. Aylmer
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given
under authority of the provisions
of the "' Liud Act Amendment Act.
If-fli.," that all arrears upon prt-
emptions or purchases outstanding on
the 21sl day of February. WX>, unpayable in five equal -ii.iiiinl instalments, together with interest on the
unpaid luiliiuce at the rale of six per
cent, per milium. Tliefirat instalment,
tor-ether with interest from tbe 21st
day of February. 1895, is due nntl must
be paid otior brfore the 31st December,
1895. In dr-fiinll of such (Hiyinent
immediate step* will he taken for tbe
Rimri'lliiiioii uf nny -n-cnls or agreements concerning aitrh hinds.
W. 8. GORE.
Depntv Commissioner of    fond*  t
Lands nnd Works Department.
Victoria, B.C., 8th Au_ust, 1895.
GOING SOUTH. '*'*'���
���    ���������/'���������������*
Steamer���Golden to Adela .      .       leaves Tuesday'7-a-jn.
Tramway���Adela to Interlaken       .      .      Wednesday.
Steamer���Interlaken to Canal Flat        .      .       -. *
Steamer-Canal Flat to Fort Steele arrives Thursday. ,p.m.
GOING NORTH. .   /     ','
Steamer-Fort Steele fo Canal Flat leaves Friday'7 a.m.
Steamer���Canal Flat to Interlaken . . Saturday
Trumway���Interlaken to Adela      .      .      . ���*���
Steamer--Adela to Golden   .    arrives Sunday 18 o'clock.
Through $12,00.    Local about 5 cents -jer'mile?-,*
Meals 50 cents.   Berths in cabin 5Ucts., in staterobhlM.OO.
Through rate 5 cents per pound...
When the Company's liability is limited to Two Dollars per pound.
Golden to Fort Steele  A 3.00;  B 2.50 ;,G 2.00; D 1.50.
"   Canal Flat A 1.75;  li \.W\-U 1.40', 1) I.-.U.
Rate A includes Class 1 and 2 Canadian  Freight Classification.
"   B        " "    3 and 4 " ���' :v;.."i" '���"���������
"   C       " "   5and(>        ���' ..-.'        i*..-fo**_-a_*
"   7 und 8
"aii.'.. .
Rate C aud D will only apply to shipments of  10,000 lbs or more at one time
Freight will be delivered  as far .south as navigation  will permit, uud
will be charged for according to distance transported.
r. B. H. COCHRANE, President;       F. P. ARMSTRONG, Manager.
Small IdvfeSiments.
:    ���'���>'���-<<'; ������.      i
I.''.'turning prosperity ..hi inn|co many i it'll, but nowhere cun tbey lu-ike so inuirk within
a short time as by successful Spocidiition in ijr..i_, I'rovls �����...irstol'k. '   ��������*������
$1  r\  FOR EACH D0U.A1' lN'/l'ST-D tan be rnjuj'') by our
I U       Systematic Plan of Speculation
originated by us.   All successful speculators oper..te on a regular systei-J'-'.'-"1"
It is a well-known tact that there are tlioiisi.inls of l. on in nil purl, of the l'nileil States
wbo, by systematic trailing through Chicago brokers, ke large '.ii.i.i.uii iiury yei.r.
riingiug triuii a lew tliousuiiil dullnrs for the niliu i Im iuvesrs a tii.nt.ntl.v-- two lu.ui.red
dollars up to SiO.OtXl to $1011,000 or more by those who invest a tew thousand.
lti-uilsi.ufiicttb.it those who make the Lrges. profits troiu Iuilipun,lively siuull investments on this plan are persons who live away I ruin clwi.goi.iid imtat ���Irruufcb brokers
who thoroughly understand systematic trading.
Our plan docs not risk tlie whale aniniuit invested on liny trin'.e, liuM'bvers 1Mb sides,
so that whether the market rises or fulls it briugs a sternly profit thut pile, un iiU'jUiiui.sly
iu a short time. '���  '' *������ ���"���*���>
WHITE FOR CONVINCING PROOFS, ulso our Mniuuil on successful *rtrulat*i,n
and our Daily Market Report, full of money-making i-uintera. Al.l. FREE. 'Our MuiiiiiiI
explains margin triidiug lully.  Highest references iu regard toour stuuuiug ..uu .iivtrtrss.
For further particulars address ; -jf'tk     ���'
THOMAS & Co.. Bankers and Brokers,
241-242 Rialto Building, CHI.AG($ ILL.
wrjkM'vm   :������
and understands what pnrewool is and
appreciates exquisite finish boys the
both for herself or children. These
[rToods are made iu Vest-, Drawers,
lights and CSomhinatious, and are
kept by every lust-class dry goods
store. _____


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