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Array THE
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VOL. V.   NO. 49
GOLDEN B.C., MONDAY, JULY 11, 1896.
%2 Per Year
NEW:
Hats, Caps,  Clothing,
Boots & Shoes,
Going Cheap !   .      .
.      .   Dor|'t Miss  Them!
See Bargain Counter for One Week, com-
) mencing on Monday 13th inst.
Mattras.es, Spring & Iron Beds.
CHAS.   A. WARREN.
Watcli, Clock t* Jewleiy
tiring
HUDSON'S
BAY CO.
(INCORPORATED 1670.)
"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 has happened in
the Grocery Department
of the Dig 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
information on the subject.
The Neilson Furniture Co
(Limited)
The Toronto Correspondent ot the
Province says: ���
Mr.  Hewitt  Bostock's victory in
Will mail, free of charge, one of their Tale-Caribjo was the triumph of  the
Illustrated  Catalogues  and   Price I-n/eat.   The split among tbe Conserve*
tivee in   Vancouver and Burrard con-
Lists to  any  j-erson sending them ',
their address.
The  Nellson    Furniture
Calgary, Alberta.
Co.,
in the best style of the trade with the
least possible delay. Mail and Express
orders receive prompt attention.
JOHN   McSILj-AX,
Watchmaker and Jeweller.
Golden, B.C.
in
4-t ".'ir'   MM
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#'     #     #     #
BARGAINS   GALORE I
HUDSON'S BAY STORES,
CALGARY, ALTA.
ttituenoies made the election of Max*
well and Mclnnet practically foregone
conclusions. The opposition to Mor*.
rison in New Westminster carried ne
weight, and he was looked upon tt t
sure winner from the start. On the
other hand, whilst recognising the big
fight put up by Mr. Bottoek, the party
ne^'qu��Vwrs'oHli7Go1d-1 manageri here did not count upon hit
an*d iLfiffift-S&K.'man-     n�� ,h0~"'ht Mr' Mw�� h~~d
widely   known   and   far too  strong  a hold upon the constitn*
nl snd gracing land of the | _���_.,    ..j   i,_������i__  ._,   -ul��_i.t
Columbia & Kootenay >��Ueyii-  unrivalled |mBS<   ��nd  "������J-*-**"--  ���>��  dlegracefol
OUR TOWN.
Golden, on tbe main line of the Canadian
I'acilic Hiiil'viiy. st its connection with the
steumbntit navigation of the Columbia river;
the mineral and commercial centre of Eastern
llritish Columbia   "
en Smelting works,
Navigation Co,
outlet for  the .
famed agricultural snd craning land of the |
ia A Kootenay Valleys;  unrivalled
for scenery of all kinds; the distributing I manner in which the electors favorable
point for tlte richest mineral couutry on the
continent.
LOCAL JOTTINGS.
Hewitt Bostock, M.P,, was tendered
a reception on Saturday evening last
by his friends In Victoria.
Simpson's Kidney Pills
are the best pill to build up
the system and give one new ,
blood.
J. G. TEMPLETON.
Wholesale and Retail Drug-gist
sells them.     In June he sold
.   307 boxes.
Price 60 cents a Box,
6 Boxen for ��*.50.
te is
Having completed Stock Taking, we
find that we have several lines on hand
which we desire to clear out during the
next two months to make room for Our New
Goods: and in order to do this, intend offering
specially attractive bargains to which your
attention is requested.
In Dry Goods, Millinery, Mantles, Capes,
Blouses, Gents Furnishings, Boots and Shoes,
Hats and Caps, Trunks, Valises, Furniture,,
Etc., Etc., Etc- substantial reductions will be
made.   Do not forget to give us a call.
Surplus Stock Must Go.
H. G. PARSON,
ALEXANDER     BLOCK.
^   * * * #   $   ��� ;������ ��� ���   #
Mr. A. G. Campbell, representing
the McLean Pub. Co. of Toronto, was
a visitor on Wednesday.
Mr. Morris, who has been assisting
Mr. H. 6. Parson in the office left on
Wednesday for the States.
The body of a man was found in the
Columbia near Moberlv. No particulars as to how the fatality occurred
have yet reached us.
Pacific Ry.
Direct all rail route to
MONTREAL
TORONTO
NEW YORK
and all Eastern Points,
Or via
LAKE ROUTE FROM
FORT WILLIAM.
Steamers sail every Tuesday, Thursday aud Suuday.
Passengers for Old Country go direct
from train to Ocean steamer. Baggage
checked on board.
TO THE
Kootenay
Mining
Country
WITHOUT CHANGE IN TWO DAYS
Scenic Route to the Paoiflc Coast.
TO
CHINA&JAPAN from Vancouver
Empress of China May 11.
Empress of Iydia June 1.
TO
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS,
NEW ZEALAND,
tt AUSTRALIA:
Warrimoo Mav 80.
Mlowera Juue 80.
Apply   for  descriptive   pamphlets,
guide books, etc., to \
BOBT. KERR,
Traffic Manager,
Or to Winnipeg.
C. E. WELLS,
Agent. (-.olden.
The, mill boys are enjoying their
holidays at present, tbe mill being
closed down owing to the high water
in the Columbia.
Warren's stable, an old land nuuk
below the Columbia House, was carried away on Tuesday bv the high
water.
Messrs. Lainontagn, McNeish and
McDermot went up the river on Tuesday on pleasure bent.
Steamboat Inspector Thompson of
Victoria it in town, be will go south
on the nest boat.
It I* not likely that parliament wili
assemble on July 16. A further prorogation will probably be necessary.
D.D.GM. Warren installed the
officers of Rocky Mountain Lodge No.
34. I.O.O.F. for the ensuiug term at
follows:
Jr.P.O.-H. O. Parson.
N.O.-M. Dainard.
V.G.-D M. Rae.
Seo.���8. A. Parsons.
Trea��.-J. S. McTavish.
W.-P. H. White.
C.-C. Pearce.
O.G.-J. O.Hood.
R.S.N.G.-J. McHatiie.
L.S.N.G.-Jas. Henderson.
R.BV.G.-C W.Miller.
R.SS.-W. L. Houston.
Tht night of meeting hat been
chtnged from Monday to Wednesday,
the change will take place next week
The Yale-Cariboo Belarus,
Returning Officer Pears* ou Wednesday, July Itt, inspected tba ballot
boxes and declared Mr. Bostock elected
by a majority of 345. There were 98
rejeoted ballots and 51 spoiled. The
total votes oast were 3,46:., er lent
than half of thote on tht lists.
to the former had been disfranchised,
concluded he could not come out at the
head of the poll. The successful issue
of his campaign, was, therefore, all
the more welcome. Mr. Bostock will
be accorded a cordial reception nt
Ottawa.
Tbe Rowland Harder.
Race, religion and whisky were the
cause of a ttreet brawl at nn early
hour this morning in which Alfred
White, an Englishman, who hat been
in Rossland for the past year, cooking ,
in the vtriout restaurants In tht oil-*- <
was stabbed to death by Charles 0.
McGregor. The altercation commenced
iu a Columbia avenue saloon between
McGregor and a man by the name of
Flaherty. White was present,the two
former adjourning to tbe street to settle their differences. McGregor drew
a knife on Flaherty, and White got
incensed at this action and palled off
hit coat to thrash McGregor. He hit
at him, and the latter ran away,
White following. McGregor, to witnesses state, turned and stabbed him
in the abdomen. White ran acroat
the street yelling murder,, bnt fell in
front of the Shaw hotel, and in two
minutes he wat dead. Two policemen
were en the spot almost immediately.,
and McGregor was caught redhanded
in the aot. The weapon with which
the deed was done it only an ordinary
pocket knife, and seems hard)/ large-
enough to have caused death to quick-,
ly, McGregor it in jail here, and feelt
hi* position most keenly. He tell* tht
following ttory:
"I am a North Carolinian by birth,
and almost unknown hare. I lived at
Farraington, Wash., for the past lis
year*, and have alwiys been well tnd
favorably known and btv* borne a
good reputation. In fact thi* ia tha
ir��t tlm* that I have ever bean in jtil
in mv life. At to the killing I have
a very indistinct recollection of bow it
occurred. I remember wrangling in
the saloon with both men, tnd only
draw tht knife because White had a
club in hia hand*, and I thought th*
pair intended to 'do' me. I went up
the ccraet and Whit* followed me and
struck m*. I remember nothing far*
ther. I am a total stranger here, tnd
wort* than thtt, I am broke. I have
only been in the Trail creek camp for
two months, during whioh time J have
been at work on th* Trail smelter and
for tht tramway company. I wonld
like to comtuuuioate with Farraington
friend*."
White wa* buried hy the local lodge
of the Knights of Pythia*, of which ht
waa a member.
Chared Servient.
The usual oveuing service will ht
held to-morrow iu St. Paul!* Church
ai 7:30 o'clock.
������_��� ���Che tdclben <&sa
The GObDEV E:' V is pulilislieil every
Saturday morning in time tu .-���umi tiiu eust
and west mail trains, nl-in thu imiil for the
upper country, WinUeriunr-i, Kurt *jtu.'.r eye
is the only advertising medium In tlie i.i'.t
ootauay district
Subscription Hjiiiis : ->-!.i��i per alumni IN
ADVANCE.
Advertisements and I'li'itixv* iiiusl tin in
the office not later tii-.ii 12 -. in, ,111 Thursday
to insure insertion.
AU cash to be ptti.l iu tha Manager, from
whon the Company's i'Oi-ni|.i -vill Ini ..l.t.-iine.l.
Advertisement rains nnitlii known Oil appli-
eatier *.o
Tie Ufa En Publishing Companf.
SATURDAY, JULY 11, 189(1.
The leading papers of the world are
talking about us in somewhat marked
terms, and our Canadian press is not
far behind, the Globe speaks something
like this:
The gold-mining which was done in
British Columbia in .1859 and later
was of the "washings" variety, almost
the only "plant" needed Iieing the tin
dish whicli served to separate the tiny
grains- of the precious metal from the
sand through which they were distributed. The mining whioh has succeeded that process is of a very different kind. The entire capital of the
fifty-miner might no* amount to $10.
Under lhe conditions of to-day a large
outlay is necessary before an ounce of
gold - can be wrung from the rocks.
British Columbia's first need tben is
capital to extract the precious metals
with - whioh it is known the Proviuce
i* richly dowered -more richly perhaps
than'any other place on the North
American continent to-day. Some
surprise is expressed that capitalists
have been so slow to realise the opportunities that offer themselves there.
The explanation, however, is not far
to seek.
In one sense British Columbia is exploded as a field for the gold miner.
More than 85 years agO tke discovery
of gold on the Fraser and other rivers
and in the Cariboo country attracted
many fortune-seekers to Brit sh Col-
umbia.and the craze readied its height
in 1864, when probably about $3,600,-
000 of gold waft washed out of the
river lands of the Province. There
was thereafter a steady decline, atid
the country took rank as an exhausted
gold field. The discoveries which are
now taking place are of another kind,
and call for a different class of miners
and mining. The quest must uow be
carried on on a large scale,witb expensive plant and witb large outlays for
the purchase of the locations of deposits.
It i�� quit* true that the great mineral wealth of British Columbia cannot long remain unknown. The fact
that the -'washings" became exhausted in the late sixties cannot permanently repress the actual fact that in
another portion of the Province lie
great stores of the precious metals imbedded in the stony hearts of the hills
It i* equally true that American
capitalists are quite ' convinced of tbe fact. But in this
sceptical age such knowledge spreads
slowly, and it is sometimes to the interest ot 'those who know it best, and
are profiting greatly by the knowledge
to conceal it. British Columbia is a
young and comparatively weak Province and is nut able to assume the
whole burden uf making known the
riches of which ihe Is possessed. The
luggestion that a mining bureau
should be established by the Dominion
Government in London, the world's
money market, ia one worthy therefore of being attentively atudied. Aa
a national inttitution the utteution of
tba bureau would not of courts be confined to the mineral interests of Brit*
lib Columbia alone, but thoaaof all
tha Province* would be equally ita
care. I
The importance of dosing no time in
P -siting the mineral r.ohes of British
Coluiubiti into notice may lie more
rcidily rialized when we consider that
with activity in the mining camps
ii.-.tiiity would be imparted to otlier
, promising branches of industry in
I Unit province. The mining towns
Would tit once supply a steady market,
I for farmers' produce and the fertile
valleys would soon begin to fill witli
liii.lmniliiiL'i,; road-making would follow , antl a tretnenduous impulse be
! given to the settlement of the Province. We are at length beginning to
realize that in our westernmost province we have a country whose great
natural riches and resources are not
iul' liiui-, to say thu least of it, to those
of any other in Confederatiou.Through-
out a great part of iti extent it is
blessed with a climate that commands
the praise of every traveller who has
visited it. The conditions for fruit
growing are perfect, and all thut is
required for the success of that branch
of agriculture is an influx of men with
some cupital und tlie creation of a
home market, which the development
of the mines would supply.
Among the numerous persons who
have been cured of rheumatism by
Chamberlain's Pain Balm, mention
should lie made of Mrs. Emily Thome,
of Toledo, Wa.t*h., who says : "I have
never been able to procure uuy medicine
that wotdd relieve me of rheumatism
like Chumberlain's Pain Balm. I
have also used it for lame back with
great success. It is the Lest liniment
I have ever used, and I take pleasure
in recommending it to my friends."
For sale by Druggists Langley & Co.,
Wholsaleo Agents, Victoria and Vancouver.
The largest blocks of copper ever
shipped from the Rocky Mountain
reg on are now being cast by the Anaconda Company for shipment to St.
Petersburg, Russia, says the Recorder.
They average in weight 3,600 pounds
and measure (i 3-16 inches thick by
42 incht-s square. The company has
an order for 2u0 long tons of 2,240
pou ids of these great blocks. This
represents 420 blocks, weighing a total
of 448,000 pounds. Placing 40,000
pounds to a car, it will require a train
of ten cars to carry them to tho seaboard. The process of casting this
copper is un interesting and animating
sight. Twelve are cast every morning
under the direction of John Sheehy,
superintendent of the casting department. Fort, -four men stand in line
with long dippers and face the seething furnace with its ocean of molten
metal. As each man tills his dipper
he curries it to ths mould and pours it
in. Tlie stream of copper must be
constant until the mold is filled to the
brim, It is the hottest kind of work
uud is kept up until twelve of tbe
blocks are cast. This special order
for copper is to be used for armor
plate in liuing battleships of the Russian navy. After it arrives In Russia
it is rolled out into sheets. In addition to this daily output the usual
quantity of ingots, modes aui Wire
bars are cast.
Attor.ney-Genekal's OmuE,
* June 10th, 1896.
NOTICE.
Disputed Lands in Railway Belt.
Strange things do happen some
times. It was strange thut we did
not get the Province of the 13th lilt,
until the 24th the day after election.
Do you mind? I asked tbe manager
of the Province whine the mistake
was, his reply was: "We have your
letter asking when the papers of the
13th inst. were sent off and in reply
beg to state that they were duly mailed'oh the evening of the 12th inst. so
if there was any delay it wus not the
fault of any person in our office,"
Where does the fault lie then ? Tbe
papers were just 12 days getting bete
from Victoria. I think the C.P.R. us
mail carriers should look iuto the
thing, or iu fact try and uot let it
occur again.
When Hewitt Bostock, M.P. for
Yale-Cariboo, arrives in Victoria, he
will be given a reception by bis friends
Tbe victory of Mr. Bostock over Mr.
Mara ia a most remarkable oue, and
the man who accomplished it has
earned the gratitude of every friend of
good government. The "ring" which
has for years run Yale-Cariboo has
heen broken forever by Mr. Bostock.���
Victoria Times.
Mr. Browsing of the Horsefly mine,
Cariboo, reports that a brick worth
$8.100 wus the result of a partial clean
up of gravel in the sluices, the sides
or ditches not being touched. There
ii abundant water and work is beinc
pushed on the Horsefly aud Cariboo.
"We had an epidemic of dysentery
in this vicinity last summer," says
Samuel S. Pollock, of Briceland, Cal.
"I was taken with it and suffered severely until some one called my attention to Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy. I procured a
bottle and felt better after the first
dose. Before one-half of the bottle
had been used I was well. I recommended it to my friends and their experience was the same. We all unite
in saying it is the best.' For sale by
Druggists Langley A Co., Wholesale
Agents, Victoria aud Vancouver.
A Pioneer'. Recommendation.
Mr. J. W. Venable, of Downey, a
pioneer of Los Angeles County, Cal.,
says i '���Wheiii'ver I am troubled with
a pain iu the stomach or with diarrhoea I use Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. I have
used it for years, kuow it to be a reliable remedy, and recommend it to
every one." For sale by Druggists Langley A Co. Wholesale. Agents,
Victoria and Vancouver.
M de Regaurd, a French metallurgist, claims lo'hav'e discovered u new
method of treating goltl ores. A brief
summary of the process is as follows:
The ore or tailings aro treated with
tetra-chloride of .sulphur, which coming in contact with water is at once
decomposed, forming sulphurous hy-
drouliloric acid as well as a little Sul-
phtirii] acid aud free sulphur, but
wheu uuriferoiis mineral is present
other reactions ensue with the ultimate
result that chlorine is rapidly freed.
The inventor expects to contract all ef
the gold contained in the tailings,
slimes or whatever he may be treating
Hit estimate of cost of treatment is at
present drawn up upon the expectation
of handling such tailings as are still
plentiful iu South Africa and many
other places, and on the scale of 100
tons a day he figures that the delivery
to the tanks will cost 67 ceiitiijie*
(13J cents) Ker ton; the cost of labour
will be 1.50 centimes per tou.chemicals
und supplies 50 centimes, general expenses 1 franc 30 centimes, making a
total cost it 3 francs 97 centimes, to
which must be added the coat of the
purchase of the tailings. Iu his own
estimate,basing the cost of the tailings
at 3 francs per ton, and adding 2
francs iter ton for sinking fund, he
arrive* at a total cost of nearly 9
fraus or in round figures $1.80 per ton
- Sentinel.
FOR SALE or
TO RENT
An Improved Ranch,
East Kootenay. B.C.
Lot 272, Group 1, known as the
Cannan Ranch, 319 seres of bottom
land situate at the mouth of Sinclair
Crepe, Columbia River, farm buildings
etc.   Apply to
BODWELL 4 IRVING,
Solicitor*, Victoria, B.C.
Or to A. G. if. SPRAGGE,
Solicitor, Donald, B.C.
Kootenay Distiict.
Lot 6, Group I.. Townsite of Farwell
- Original grantee, Arthur Stanhope
Farwell.
Lot 7, Group I.���Original grautee,
Gustavus Bliu Wright.
Yale District (Kamloops Division).
Lot 513, Group I. ���Original grantee,
George Bohun Martin.
. Lot 526, Group I- Original grantee,
Gustavus Blin Wright.
Lot 497, Group I - Original grantee,
Gustavu* Blin Wright.
Lot 529. Group I Original grantees.
James Mcintosh, William Bell Wilson.
' Lot 452, Group I - Original grantee.
George Byrnes,
Lot 525, Group I - Original grantee,
Charles Edward Perry.
Lot 528, Group I- Original grantee,
William Arthur Beddoe,
Lot 496. Group I - Original grantees,
Simon John Tunstall, .hunts K. Call-
breath.
Arrangements having been made between the respective Governments ot
the Dominion of Canada and the Pro
vince of Biitish Columbia whereby
owners of lunds in above named districts deriving tbeir titles through
origin..! grantees from the Provincial
Government may obtain confirmatory
grarts of said lands from the Dominion Government, notice is hereby given
that all persons owning lands as aforesaid are requested to forward their
applications for such giants forthwith
to the undersigned, together with
their title deeds or authenticated copies
thereof, in order that the sume may be
examined^ and releases anu surrenders
piepared for execution.
ARTHUR G. SMITH,
Deputy Attorney-General.
TABLE
Showing theilutuannd place, of Court,
of Assize, Msl Prlu.. Oyer und Ter*
miner, nnd Uenerul Uuol Delivery
fertile Tear 1 HOO.
Si'itixu Ahsi/.es.
Nanaimo Tuesday ... 6th May
New Westminster. Tuesday .. 12th May
Vancouver Tuesday .,- 19th May
Clinton Monday ..25th May
V ictoria Tiie-iday .. 2lith May
Kamloops.....'.. Monday.... 1st J fine
Vernon Mondsy.... Hth June
"Nelson ...' Monday... 15th June
*Donald Monday... 22nd Ju:
"Special Assize.
WORK FOR MEN AND WOMEN.
" We pay $li to $10 (ier week for
easy home work. Child can do it. No
Scheme, Books ou Peddling. This is
bona lid'. Send stamp for work nnd
particulars at once. THE SEYMOUR
SUPPLY CO., Masonic Temple, Camden, N.J.
NOTICE.
Provincial Sueretary'f Office,
13th ita.-, 189B.
NOTICE   is   hereby   given that the
rescission of the operation of the
'Official Scalers'Act. 1HIM." will tuke
effect   from   und after die 30ih day of
J uue, next.
By Command.
JAMES BAKER,
Provincial Secretary.
NOTIFICATION  OF   INFECTIOUS
DISEASES.
EniicATiiiN Office,
Victoria. May 4th, 1896.
NOTICE is hereby given that the annual examination of candidates
for certificates of qualification to teach
in the Public Schools of the Province
will he held as follows, commencing on
Friday, July 3rd, 189ti, at 9 a.m.: -
Victoria In South Park School Building
Vancouver In High School Building.
Kamloops   In Public School Buildim.
Each applicant must forward a notice, thirty days liefore the examination, stating tire class ��� and grade of
certificate for which he will he a can*
didate, the optional subjects selected,
and at which of the above named
places he will attend.
Every notice of intention to he nn
applicant must be accompanied with
satisfactory testimonial of moral
character.
Candidates are notified that ail of
the above requirements must be fulfilled before their  applications -
ttk.1,        ,.,.-.    ,..,.-���. -,......      (,,       ,,,,���_,������
All candidates for First Class. Grade
A. Certificates, including Graduates,
most, attend in Victoria to take the
subjects prescribed for July 14th and
15th instants, and to undergo required
oral examinations.
8. D. POPE.
Superintendent of Educatio
"It Is worth the mice to everv amun
wbo even reads a newspaptr.-*���liatussuia
Journal,
m- jotmSAi. urea* to
Blue Peigil Rules.
A Pocket
r-Jieket Primer for these* ef Rnortefs.
Cto-Mpoadenta ud Cow, (ftoppen.
Short, simple and practical raise for
simple and pri
_-_J ana adiUaf l
and of equal value to
write correct English.
Sentonrewtp
���B Street,!
'iKwre
-oelpt of iii-lre. Pi Ice, 10 rente
p-yoop-. AL_ANT*FOBMAir **--ebl__��
117 Nassau Street, New York.
THE following extract from the
"Health Act, 1898," is published
for general information by direction of
the Provincial Board of Health :
"Sec. 69. Whenever any householder
knows that anv person within his
family or household hai the small pox,
diphtheria, scarlet fever, cholera,, or
typhoid fever, he shall (subject in case
of refusal or neglect to the penalties
provided by sub-section (2) of section
98) within twenty-four hours give
notice thereof to the Local Board of
Health," or to tba Medical Health
Officer of the Diitriot in which he resides, if there be one, and such notice
shall be given either at the office of tlie
Medical Health Officer or by a communication addressed to him and duly
mailed within the time above specified,
and in case there Is no Medical Health
Officer, then to the Local Board of
Health."
Subsection (2) of section 98 provides
a penalty of f 100, or imprisonment for
six months, for neglect to report as
required.
"The Government Agent is 'he Local Board of Health in outlying District*.
A. T. WATT,
Secretary, Provincial Board ol Health. A_A__&
;  Notice to Taxpayers.
Assessment Aot and Provincial
Revenue Tax.
Donald Division of East Kootenay
District.
NOTICE is hereby given, in accordance with the Statues, that Provincial Revenue Tax and all taxes
levied under the Assessment Aot are
now due for the year 189(i. All of the
above named taxes collectable within
the Donald Division of East Kootenay
distriot, are payable at my office, the
Court House, Golden.
Assessed taxes are collectable at the
following rates, viz.:
If paid on or before June 30th 1*-S"i:
One half of one per cent on real property.
Two per cent on assessed value of
wild land.
One third of one per oent on personal properly.
One half of one per cent on Income.
If paid after June 30th 1896-
Two-thirds of one per cent on reul
property.
Two and one half per oent on assessed vulue of wild land.
One half of oue per cent on personal
property.
Three-fourths of oue ���er cent on income.
Provincial Revenue Tux $.1.00 per
oapita.
F. C. LANG,
Assessor and Collector.
Golden, January 2nd, 189 i.
���NOTICE.
Application far Certificate of Improvements.
  <*
EXCELSIOR   MINERAL   CLAIM.
Take notice that I, Walter Dainard,
free miner's certificate No.47839, intend,
60 days from the date hereof, to apply io
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
claims must be sent to the Mining Recorder and action commenced before
the issuance of such certificate of improvements.
Dated this seventh day of December
1895.
Walter Dainard,
By his agent, F. W. Aylmer,
NOTICE.
i
In the Supreme Court of British Columbia, re Connacher,���Connacher
vt. Pither.
Pursuant to an order of the Supreme
Court of British Columbia made in the
matter of the estate of Henry Connacher in the suit nf Connacher vs
Pither. The creditors of Henry Con*
naoher, late of Golden, iu the District
of Kootenay, hotel keeper, deceased,
who died on or al-out the month of
January,.1895, are on or before the
first day of April. 18!l.i, to send by
registered letter to A. G. M. Spragge,
of Donald, In the Distriot of Kootenay,
British Columbia, the solicitor for
James Stevens Connacher, the above
named plaintiff, the executor of the
deceased, their Christian aud surname
addresses and discriptions, the full
particulars of their olaims.a statement
of their accounts, and the nature of
the securities (if any) held by them or
, tn default thereof they will be peremp-
terilly excluded from the benefit of the
aaid order. Every oreditor holding
any security is to produce the same
before Jamea Ferguson Armstrong,
Registrar of the County Court at Donald, the Referee appointed by the
Court to take the accounts and en
quiries under the said order, at his~
ohambers at the Court House at Don
aid in the Province of British Colnin
bia on the 8th day of April, 1889, at
ten o'olook in the forenoon being the
time appointed for adjudication on the
aaid olaimi.
Dated at Donald, In the District of
Kootenay, British Columbia, this 15th
day of January, 1896.
J. F. ARMSTRONG,
Referee appointed under the ttid order.
Oolden Hospital Society.
HOURS FOR CONSULTATION.
From 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
," S p.m. " 4 p.m.
ii       1     uuy   ti
Sunday from  10 a.m. to 12 m., and
from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
VISITING HOURS.
From 2:80 p.m. to 8 p.m., dai
j axoept Monday and Saturday.
NOTICE I
Application   forj  Certificates of Improvement..
HIDDEN TREASURE   AND OIANT MINERAL   CLAIMS.
Take notice that I, Thcmas Jones,
free miner's certificate No. 47848, intend
60 days from date hereof, to apply to
the Gold Commissioner for certificates
of improvements for the purpose of
obtaining orown grants of above
claims.
And further take notice that adverse
claims must be sent to the Mining Recorder and action commenced before
tlie issuance of such certificates of improvements.
Thos. Jones,
By his agent F. W. Aylmer.
Dated this 14th day of December,
1895.
NOTICE I
Notice of Application for Certiorates
of' Improvement..
SIMCOE AND LANCASTER MINEltAI,
CLAIMS.
��
Tuke notice that I, John McRae,
free miner's certificate No. 34453.
intend, sixty days from the date
hereof, to apply to the Gold Commissioner for certificates of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
Crown 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 of improvements.
John McRae,
By his agent F W. Aylmer.
Dated this 14th day of December,
1894.
mm\T ^ '      '      '
copper     ��� ��� WANTED.
Write for prices,   (live assays, etc.
STATE ORE SAMPLING CO.,
DKNVEH,   COM).
A PERFECT TEA
M0NS00H
rimer Tr- I   CM
iHTHtWoaie ���   ���������
FHOM THI T��A "UNT TO THI Txa CUI��
IN ITaNATIVt PURITY.
"Meaat-a" T-.1. put up by th. Indian Tm
--mob��x��- T-.I. put up by th. Indian Tea
-rrmnaaa mmpte of th. bnt qu-i__ of Indian
T��u. Thttetore thay um the -rnatest cm. in th.
���.taction of the Tea and it. bind, that I. why ihey
put It up IhMiMl-M and tell It only la Um orifiaal
Peckam, thmby Mcurinf lie purity aad moeUtnce.
L_a-f-__!     " '    '^"*mi *** n*nr
AU. OOOO OROCIRt K-tP IT.
If yeur (now iem aet keep It, Ml him to write to
" 8TML, HAYTM A OO.
II and 13 Front (treat Cut, Toronto.
��xxaixxe** tEcxxbtt*
Hon. J, A. Louoheed, Q.C.
. McCarter.
IjOHg-hee-I  A  McCarter,
Barristers, Advocates, Sol iters, Notaries
Etc., Etc.
Solicitors for Bank Montreal,
Caloarv, . N.W.T.
K.  J.  JEPHSON,
DX.8. A P.fj.8. for B.C. DOMINION &
PROVINCIAL LAND 8UKVEYOB,
Draughtsman, Valuator .etc., CALGAKY,
N.W.T.  Correspondence t-jolicited.
RJ.Jephson, D.L.8..P.L.8. of B.C. -Out.
Caloarv, Alba.
P. LEAKE,
-fining Engineer,
-     et   II aUurglst.
Reports on properties a Specialty.
Golden, B.C.
MANUEL DAINAR,
Livery :& Feed Stables,
Saddle Horses for Hire.
GOLOK-I,      ���      B.C.
HULL BROS & Co.,
Wholenale and Retail
3 U TC H ERS.
Cattle, Sheep and
Horse Dealers.
GOLDEN,  B. C.
J. SMART     CO.
Undertakers and
*  .   Embalmers,
Calgary Alba
TELEGRAPH orders promptly
attended to.
JI J. StyRFORm
FRUITS tt VEGETABLES.
Golden City Bakery.
Fresh Bread Daily.
Golden Hospital Society.
THE HOSPITAL is now open for tbe
admission of patients.
TICKETS may be had from the under-
signed or any member of the
committee.
PRICE - Ten Dollars per year or Six
Dollars per half year.
NO EXTRAS except private ward*.
C. H. PARSON,
Acting Secretary.
0OPVMOHT*,  ��M*I
for Information anl tre* Haadbook writ, to
.MUNN A 00, Ht BBOADWiY. NIT- Voas.
Oldest tmreau for aecining pst-mls la Americ-
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the pt-Ueby a not-, fl����a tie. et ebanje la IM
fttatfBc gmtitm
RIP-A-N-S
The modern standard Family Medicine: Cures the
common every-day
illa of humanity.
.4
A HANDY-PROSPECTORS FURNACE.
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 aud metallurgist who thoroughly understands
the wants of the assayer, the prospector, tbe miner, the chemist for laboratory
test; for all furnace work, such as smelting, scorifying, coupelling, fusing in
crucibles, testing of sampling charges, roasting, etc.
This furnace is built in two halves for easy transportation, is complete in
itself, made of steel piste, with cast-iron sing 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 _U0 pounds
per heat, according to the character of tres.
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 and ready to be net up at any dump of low grade ores, that
otherwise will not pay to ship, aud make his good pay out of one to two ton*
of ore a day.
On low-grade ores picked at the dump. thi. little furnace will pay for It.
self every week, besides wages and expeuees. Jjet someone else do the risk in
mining, uud stick to a certainity.
What We Furnish and What it Costs.
A Handy Prospector's Furnace, 3 feet in diameter by 5 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'for plugging sticks), one
graphite No. 40 crucible, one blacksmith's forge blower, geared complete in iron
frame, to supply blast by hand-power for the fiu-iiuce.
The entire outfit complete, ready to be set up, delivered on board cars a
St. Louis, will cost  ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS- '"WET.     Terms:     *_5 C*
cash with order, balance draft attached with bill of lading;   the smaller size,
100 to *00 Pound* Capacity, Coot #48.00 Set.
Terms:   $20.00 cash with order, balance draft attached to bill of lading; 5
per cent discount for cash witli order. . ...
Printed Directions and instructions as. to setting up furnace, fluxing
material, fuel, smelting operation, separating and1, refining of base bullion, etc..
FURNISHED IN DETAIL  UPON,   RECEIPT OP   01111-11.' '
NATIONAL ORE AND REDACTION CO..
We Want a Representative. 415 Locust St., ST. LOUIS, Ho.
MANUFACTURERS AND PATENTEES OP
Water-Jacketed Furnaces for Nickel; -Copper, Gold, Silver and
, Lead Ores, Aluminum and Nickel Alloys.
Engineers and Contractors for Equipment of Clioinleiil   Reduction Works.
COMMERCIAL-:..-!    PRINTING
Job    Department
-:o:��� OF ���:o:���
The GOLDEN ERA
GOLDEN SASH & DooR FACTORY &
MACHINE SHOP.
Manufacturers of Sash, Poors, Mouldings
Turned and Sawn Balusters, Newel Posts, Hand Rails and
Brackets.   A.l sizes of glass in stock.
The Machine and Blacksmith Shop are prepared to do
all kinds of repairs as soon as possible. All sizes of Pipe
Fitting and Brass Goods on hand.
Wagon Repairs,, Poles, Shafts, Axles, Spokes & Follocs,
Hickory and Maple Plank.
HOUSTON  & CO. ___
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Highest Honors-WorM'�� Pair,
DR;
nicer
Dlaappearanee  of the Bo-ly  of the
Prince of Orange from its Orave.
AND
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MOST PERFECT MADE.
A pure GnpeCmm of TsrUtr Powder. Fret
from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant,
40 YEARS THI STANDARD.
World'. Peace Involved.
Be/li n, July 6. - Tbe foreign office
is watching the Crete trouble* with
intense interest. Though the ministers are away on their variation all can
be assembled here on twent*r-four
hours' notice. An official standing
near to Rohinlohe said to-day that
the peace of the world depend* upon
Turkey's moderation,enforced or otherwise, in this controversy. ''If Turkey
attacks Greece," he said, Russia wonld
immediately go to ber rescue, while
England will rush to protect her interests, and' those of Austria being
threatened the dreibund will be immediately engaged. No one can tell what
tho end will be in that case."
The Vienna Fremdenblatt, an official
organ, declares in an article in itt
issue of yesterday that if tbe power*
are desirous that the trouble in Crete
���hall be settled at once, all of them
being aware that a general upheaval
in tbat island would lead to the breaking up ef the Turkish empire. "Therefore," the Freindeublitt continue*,
"the power* are determined tc maintain the statu* quo at ail haaarda."
The paper add* that neither a union of
Crete with Greece, nor the granting of
autonomy to the island, as claimed by
the Cretan Radicals, will receive tha
assent of the powers.
The Vossische Zeitung ha* received
advice* saving that the Turkish war
ships in Cretan water* ar* totally unable to prevent the landing of the**
expeditious from Greeoe and narrate*
the capture of the Turkish Torpedo
boat Edjer by a party of thirty-five
Cretan*. The Edjer, which wm bail!
at Dantzig for the Turkiah government, wus capable of '"developing 'a
speed of twenty-two mile* an boar.
She war surprised during the night by
the band of Cretan*, who killed all of
her crew, except one of her engineer*,
A German.
��i  _.
Whoa It le Warm.
Don't fan in church.
Don't talk about tbo heat.
Don't look at the thermometer every
half hour.
Don't when it is cool in the morning
prophesy heat at noon.
Don't lie around in a neglige. One
i* much cooler when properly clad.
Don't drink' iced water in too great
quantities nor too loon after being
ove.r-heated.
Don't lit about doing nothing .and
complaining of tbe heat. One i* much
cooler when one i* usefully employed.
Don't ��pend your summer reading
trashy novel*. Employ yonr leisure
in tht perucal of really good book*.
Don't wear dark and elaborate dresses. A woman ii never so attractive
looking a* when dad in ��� limple whit*
gown.
\ Don't bathe too frequently; don't
itay in the water too long, and don't
check  perspiration  by th* um of too
much ammonia.
j.     -
__���_�����1 ,
India Mast Par.
London, Joly 6. -The hou**oi common* by a vote of 876 to 190 rejected
an amendment by Mr. Moriey protest*
ing agaimt th* government'* proposal
thst the Indisn government should
' hear the cost of the Indian troops sont
'. f-f.irik'n te participate in the Nile
expedition sgiiii.st the Dervishes. This
ptoposal bad proved so very unpopular j The Berlin Boer-en Courier reports a
tii'-rewK* un ides tbat it might lead to curious story regarding the tramfter-
a ilfieat of the government on X)r. ring of the remains of the Prince of
.Moriey' am iidment. A* It whs some Otange from Padua to Holland- The
twenty U .ionists voted witb the Lib* exhumation of the remains wi* fixed
amis lor r lie amendment, while many to tuke place on the last Monday in
others auaiuii.ed from voting. After May last. The Dutch Minister to
Mr. Moriey 'a amendment was voted Italy arrived from Rom* to witness
down the original proposition was cur-, the ceremony ; the Queen of Holland
tied by a vote of ���!*>-' to lO'i. i King Humbert and other high person-
London, July 7.   Tne Times has sn ages sent representatives.   On the dny
I'diti.rial thi* morning  on the govern* fixed, in the presence of these person* I p ...    TnfnPtirioflAll
ment   proposal curried in the bouse of ages  and the officials of  the city the rfaCllCal   inivrijlatlOIl
common* yesterday to plnoe upon the gravis  of  the Prince of  Orange, over
In iiu. itu.i'i'iiiiieut the cost of tlie In- j which   is a magnificent monument hy
ian   troops  at   Suakiii.   Tlte Times, Cauova. was opened.   To the surprise
" Hidden
"How to Find Them,"
'..enounces the action uf tlie government iu this matter as a shabby transaction, and adds: "The ministers
have received such a lesson in the le-
duced majority 011 the question that it
ll unlikely tbat India will ever again
be called upon for such a contribution."
Tapped the wires.
Hamilton, Ont., July fi. -A man
giving his name as A. J. Brown, of
Buffalo, attempted on Saturday, to
inak* a big haul from a foreign bookmaker on St. James' track. He played
exclusively on Sheepshead Bav races.
He bet 1100 011 St. Maxim and won
1140. Then he played on Irish Reel
and won $43. His third bet was
1400 to $1,000 on Harpischord. which
he also won. His winnings aggregated 11,750. He wa* given a cheque for
91,000 of his winnings and remained
oyer until to-day to cash it. In tbe
meantime au investigation was carried
on and payment of the cheqne was
stopped. It wa* discovered that all
the race* Brown played were held and
lhat the wire* were probably tapped.
Brown aaid be was nut mixed up in
any wire tapping, but he left town
this evening, entrusting the $1,000
check to a friend.'
The Lnteat.
Toronto, July 7.-The Montreal cor-
respond��nt of the Mail says: Tbe
following slate of Laurier's cabinet is
generally accepted as correct:
President of Council���Laurier.
Justice���Mowat.
Militia-Blair.
Finance-Cart wright.
Trade and commerce   Paterson.
Fisheries - Davies.
Railwaye-Tarte.
.Postrnvser-general- Mills.
Secretary of 8tate���Geoffrion.
Agriculture-Fisher.
Controller inland revenue-Fraser.
Controller custom* -Mulock.
Solicitor general���Fitipatrick.
Without portfolio, Joly and a member from British Columbia.
Th* portfolio of the interior will
probably go, say* tbe correspondent,
to a westerner, Martin or Sifton, if a
���eat can b* arranged Edgar i* put
down for speaker and Brodeur for
deputy, and Senator Pellet ier a*
���peaker of the Senate. Another date
place* Premier Fielding and Boren, of
Kings, as certainties for cabinet.
Eitevan, Man., July 7-John Casey
and Frank Barrett have been arrested her* for the murder of John
A. Brown, at Oakes, North Dakota.
Meaford, Ont., July 7-Capt. Hugh
Chiiholm, an old resident of Meaford,
died yesterday aged 79. Deceased was
one of the pioneer ship builders of
Canada, and built the first centre
board schooner ef th* north shore* of
Lake Ontario.
Get your Printing done at
tMe OOLDEN BRA office. Neat
and artistic work done cheap.
of tlioie present no trace of the vault
or tlte coffin could be found, nothing
but a few animal's bone* and the te-
mains uf a female skeleton. The exca*
vations lasted the whole day, but all
in vain. As a consequence the solemn
transfer of the remains In presence of
the Italian troops could not take place.
No clew can be found to the mystery.
The  excavations are being continued
Send To-day.
*���~" .j.
Ladies and gentlemen, be alive to
your own interest, There has recently
been discovered, aud is now for sale by
the undersigned, a truly wonderful
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actually grow hair on a bald head in
six weeks hy the use of this wonderful
"Hair Grower." It will alio prevent
the hair from falling. By tbe use of
this excellent remedv boys raise an excellent moustache in six weeks. Ladies
if you want a surprising head of hair,
have it immediately bv 'he use of thi*
"Hair Grower." We also sell a "Complexion Whitening" that will in one
month's time muke you a* clear and
white as the skin cau be made. We
never knew a lady or gentleman to use
two bottles of "Whitening," for they
all say that before they finished the
second bottle they were as white si
they would wish to be. After the use
of this -Whitening," the skin will forever retaiu its color. It als* removes
freckles, etc., etc. The "Hair Grower"
is 50 cents per bottle, and the "Face
Whitening-' 50 cents per bottle. Either
of these remedies will be sent to any
address on receipt of price. Address
all orden to���
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SOI Division Street, Otawa, 0.nt.
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