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VOL. V.   NO. 1G
92 Per Year
I hnve just finished my annual stocktaking and find that my stock far exceeds
my expectations in suits, pants, coats, vests, boots and shoes,
lints and cups,
In order to reined** this I offer the following inducements:
Qiitf*** I   hnvo  over  FIFTY  Suits   that  I   will   sell  at   cost and
l_-Uni,J. umleri
Dnnft-       I hare over THREE HUNDRED pairs of pants that I will sell
JTiiilwJs at exact cost.
PA -S tc       -��� ���1'VVG over TWENTY coats that 1 will sell at all prices.
Va'*'i'C       i   ���1'1V0  over TWENTY  vests   that   I  will  sell  at  very
VCjlb. low prices.
Dj-\rtfc    ��T   ^'h'ti'"     I 'iave *-'- immense stock of boots and shoes at
DUUlb   Lit   OilliwOi prices satisfactory to all.
fJofo    Br   P-IT-I"     *���  'iav0 hats and caps to fit the head and suit the
It will be tn year interest to call antl examine these
Golden, B.C
H. D. HUME, Prop.
Or All Kind**., and
At All Pricea,
��� AT���
J.  G. Templeton's Pharmacy,
Golden, on the main line of lhe Cimiulinii
Pacific Hallway, at its connection with the
steamboat i?avigntion of the Columbia river;
the mineral ami commercial centre of-astern
llritish Columbia; headquarters of Uu Oolden Smelting works, the Upper Coluinliia
Navigation Co., and lumber industry; the
outlet for tho widely known and far
famed agricultural and grazing land of the
Coluinliia A Kootenay Valleys; unrivalled
for scenery of all kinds j the distributing
point for the richest mineral country on the
Mr. Jas. Henderson has started on
the erection of the Presbyterian
was heard and the prisoner was committed for trial nt the next Court of
Assizes. Tiio trouble was letween
two section gangs which culminated
in a fight. The hearing nstcd from
three o'clock in lhe iifternoou till ten
o'clock ut night,
Every mnn should rend bis trade
journal. It is n part of his business,
He cannot afford to be without it any
more than he enn neglect his business,
This is why the Miner, Metallurgist,
Engineer and Financier rends the Engineering nnd Mining Journal of New
York, which comes to you fifty-two
times a yenr for $5.
A concert, will be given in the Alexander Hull on Tuesday evening next,
in aid of the hospital, The concert
company is composed of well known
Winnipeg artists and the programme
will consist, of vocnl and instrumental
solos, whistling solos, etc. A few of
the knowing ones say there will he a
dunce after the concert. Tickets may
be had at the post office, admission
oOcts., reserved seats Tacts.
Amines eind   Liquors.
Agent far Drowry's well-known Lagrer Beer
and Golden Key Brand Aerated Waters,
Slaters Celebrated Boots and Shoes.
Presbyterian service will be held ns
usual in the school house, to-morrow
morning nt 10 o'clock.
A comfortable dwelling house for
sale or to rent on easy terms, for particulars apply at Tin; Eua office,
The Jephson-Creagh libel suit at
Calgary terminated on Monday the
defendant being lined $50 and costs,
An election of fire wardens for Donald was held at that town on Tuesday-
last, when Messsrs. Beasley, Patmore,
and Baines were elected.
Thursday being Thanksgiying Day,
the public school, stores and other
places of business were closed. The
holiday passed off quietly.
The C.P.R. shops are running overtime just now, they are busy with a
new engino which is expected to be
turned out in ubout a week.
Headquarters For
Ram Lai Tea
51b. Caddies, and 1-4,1-2, and lib. packets.
Alexander Block,
Golden, B.C.
The Oolden Lumber Co. have now
about WO men nt work in the bush,
the force will shortly be increased lo
175. They will be kept at work all
Mr. J. C'rengh, late of the Alberta
Tribune arrived here on Tuesday
morning's train. He is much pleased
with Oolden. Mr. Crcngli thinks that
Calgary's prospects are not of the
Their Excellencies, Lord and Lady
Aberdeen, will spend to-duy in Donald.
and will attend an entertainment to hc
given there this evening by the Society
of the King's Daughters. Tbey will
continue their journey eastward on u
special, leaving Donald at midnight.
Mr. Dave Reid, brother of Mrs. H.
6. Parson, arrived on Saturday from
Winnipeg. We are sorry to state that
Mr. Reid is lying in the hospital in a
very low state of consumption. It is
hoped that the change from the prairie to the mountains will prove beneficial.
At the police court, Donald, on Tuesday, �� cast; of assault by J. B. Duly,
A most enjoyable dance, in honor of
Mr. and Mrs. Dr. J. N. Taj lor, given
bv Mr, and Mrs. J, F. Armstrong,
parents of the bride, took place it. the
Alexander Hall on Wednesday evening. Tliere wero about 40 couple present besides a large number of spectators. The dance commenced promptly
ut 9 o'clock and a long programme of
waltzes, quadrilles, schottisches, polkas, etc., wus gone through. Refreshments were served about half past
twelve, after which dancing wns resumed and kept up till 'the wee smu'
hours." At an interval in the dancing Mr. Sellars of Donald, who presided at the piano to the satisfaction of
all, sung n comic Scotch song which
was received with loud applause. The
dresses of the ladies were, to say the
least, perfectly charming, a description
being utterly beyond the range of our
pen. The party broko up with the
singing of "God Save The Queen,"
and "Auld Lang Syne,-'with three
cheers and "a tiger" for the Doctor
and his bride. Mr. Warren ns floor
malinger, was perfectly at home and
gave great satisfaction. The general
verdict at the close of the dunce was
"the most enjoyable dance ever held
in Golden."
East Kootuuiiy Mines.
Winnipeg Free Press: Mr. D. D,
Mann of mining fame was interviewed
this morning by a Free Press reporter.
Mr. Munn is on his way west with a
couple of car bads of horses for the
North Star mine to do the freightin*
of ore from the mine to the river land
ing. The mine is nt present turning
out about 25 tons of silver and lend
oro a day, which is valued at about
$70 a ton. It requires n force of 25
inc.. to keep tbe mine running, mid the
freighting department n- ns a doubling of the present stuff, i u speaking
of the output ns reachini 25 tons a
dny, Mr. Mann particularized by saying that they were "mining, hoisting
a.id sorting" that amount, ready for
hauling to the Kooteiiny river. Mr.
Mann's transit will be from liolden by
steamer down the Columbia river,
portage across the Kootenay and so
down to tbe Crow's Nest Pass, opposite which and on tho left side of the
river lie tho mines bo is interested in.
Mr. Munn said he would leave for the
west to-morrow and Mr. Mackenzie
would probably accompany hiin.
"Have you any new speculations on
huud toyotljeri*'*
"Not new, exactly. We are both
interested iu some copper properties
tliere under bond,"
"What does thnt signif*?"
"Under bond means thnt you oil
work these mines for u number of
years according to bond or agreement,
if found u iprofitablo, thoy revert to
their original owners nnd the workers
lose only the nnnual payments they
have made on the minds'; for which,
und not for the whole of the purchase
price they make themselves responsible "
(saw Nothing Aliciul of the North Star.
Poverty ut the 40tl* Parallel.
dipt. Armstrong nnd F. H. Bacon'
returned on Sunday from a visit to the
West Kootenay country, via Spokane.
Leaving Canal Flat on Nov. 1st they
proceeded to Fort Steele nnd from there1
they went to the North Star mine, fl'.U
property of Mr. D. D. Mann. The ore
at this mine is high grade galena, assaying 01 per cent of lead and 45 ozs.
silver. The width of the vein is about.
U5 feet and shipping ore is found to.
the extent of 24 feet, 90 per cent of
which can be sent to the smelter.
They are nt present hoisting 25 tons;
per day and will shortly be hoisting.
50 tons. The ore is valued at $70 per
ton. Tliere are severnl mines in the
vicinity of the North Star which are-
likely to make shipments next year.
Continuing down the Kootenay River
in a ciinoe they struck the 49th line,,
and here, they report, tbey struck,
peverty. They state thnt the country
there is actually paralyzed. At Tobacco Plains tats are selling ut oOcts.
per bushel uud timothy hay at $5 per
ton nnd no buyers. The settlers there,
haven't seen money for two years.
Striking the Gr'ent Ntrthern matters
were no better. The hotel at Jennings
which was nourishing two years ago-
is closed and at Bonner's Ferry the
town is in a slate of collapse. At
Spokane, however, matters were u
littlo different, the town wus thriving,
most of the business done there coming
from British Columbia. Coining back.
to the Canadian side they found all
the towns in a flourishing condition,
nnd were much surprised, although
hearing of it before, at the great advance which luul l.een made since their-
last visit two years ago. Piles of ore
sucks were to he seen at every station,
and steamboat landing, jU Three
Forks thero are 1U0 shipping mines,
within II miles. Suiidon is the busiest
town of all, being the terminus ol the
Knsln A Sloeiui ami Xal-usp Ai Sloca.|
railways, It is the shipping point o(
tlie Slocan Sir.r, Ruth uud other well
developed initios. for the itiiioiiut of
development work done ihey saw
nothing that comes ahead of th*
North Star mine und none that c��.j
produce ore at so liule cost.
Church Services.
The usual evening service will be
held to-morrow in St. Paul's Church
nt 7:,')0 o'clock.
Methodist service will be held iu thfl
school house to-morrow evening at
7:,'10 o'clock, conducted by Mr. Robins,
Presbyterian service will be held
to-morrow morning in the school
house ut 10 o'clock, conducted uf
Rev. T. S. Gliiusford, 11. A. Ql'.xe ���.'5..l*>cn Viva
The U'J_.Ji'J'\' EttA is pi.Wished every
Saturday marulug in time to catch the east
and west mail trains, nisi) the mail for the
upper country, .Viiuui-iiioru, I'ur. Stenk. etc
It is the only advurtisiilg liu-dmiu ... iii.rEei.t
Kooteiiny district
Subscription  Itatus
S2.ll.) |>er minimi in
Advertisement* and changes must lie in
the oliiee uut later than I'I a in, uu Thursday
to insure insertion.
Advertisement rates made known on uppli-
entior -o
All cash to he paid ui the Manager, from
���vim.n the Company's receipt will bo obtained.
Ibe Ufa tu Publishing. Company.
SATURDAY, NOV. 23, 1895.
During the great coul strike of 1W4,
a mob of lawless, uneducated foreigners, the lowest of the mine working
classs, driven to desperation by hunger
and want, seized the line of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad at, Vinegar
Siding, Guernsey county, Ohio, overthrew and burned an entire train of
freight, aud captured four others,
making prisoners of their crews
The Eighth and Fourteenth Infantry with two batallions of the Seventeenth, reinforced by batteries H. nnd
C. of the First Artillery, Ohio Volunteers, hastily assembled at Columbus,
during the night of June Gth, were
hurried to the scene of tbe outbreak by
special trains, reaching their destination ut about ten o'clock, in tbe morning of the 7th. after a round-about
and exhausting all-night's ride.
Among the privates of Company���,
17th Regiment, was Hal Dillard ol
Rosslynn, who, with the rest of his
comrades, here saw his first actual
set vice
The excitement bad been intense
along the whole linn of their advance,
and ut every station scowling crowds
cursed them bitterly us they passed.
Shortly after leaving Cambridge, the
county seat of Guernsey, each company
was counted off and made ready to
disembark at n moments notice, warning having been received that the tneb
wus 'preparing to give battle the instant the troops arrived.
The wind was blowing and it was
coining up to rain, so tnat the narrow
valley through which the railroad ran
to Vinegar Siding was gloomy and
forbidding. As the trained steamed
up the long grade, the red signal flags
of the riotets could be seen willing on
the tops of the hills ; ...id as the full
length of the defile came into view it
was found that the ...ob bad massed
itself at the further end, where the
remains of the destroyed freight truin
still smouldered iu the ditch.
There were fully three thousand
men uot one reputable miner among
them, but. wild Huns and low Italians,
roughs of all nationalities, and of none
i.t all, crowded into a bluck, disorderly
mob hard across the trucks, under und
above tbe coal-tipples, and over the
high slack-piles like ants on a bill.
Some had rifles and shot guns; many
revolvers and pistols; the rest were
armed witb crowbars, miners' picks
and hatchets; others still with stones,
knives and clubs.
As the train came on with a warning blast of the whistle, the mob fell
back upon the further outlet of the
natural amphitheatre with inarticulate
howls, curses, hoots and threats,
which swept down in a confused
tumult upon the wiud.
The train moved steadily up to within half a mile of the mob. There it
stopped suddenly upon a high embankment, bordered by marshy fields
stretching out to the foot of the steep
hills.     Two  companies of tbe Four
teenth instantly deployed in skirmish
line across the narrow valley, the
main body of the regiment swiftly
forming in double rank ut tbe center
Tho "dandies" of Battery H. plumped
knee-deep into the marsh hot-foot,
and oow.i with a rail fence, with
which in ihe twinkling they corduroy
ed a wny across the bog nnd rattling
the guttling guns from the flat cars
out to right flunk inn run. The spades
of Battery C toro a sloping way down
the steep hill for the four six pounders
and the guns went chucking heavily
out to left flank at the trot, ankle-deep
in marshy clny, to a bit of old cinder
The men of tbo Eighth and Seventeenth, Hul among il.e.n, feeling decidedly queer, swarmed from the curs
liko bees from a hive, and deployed to
right and left Hunk, closing tne gaps
between the guns and the loot of tho
Tliere was a moment's silence, broken only by the clashing ol ihe bayonets of the Mill. The mob's howl had
sunk to a grumble like the growl of u
kenneled dog. Then the triple line advanced with no sound but the thrush
of feet iu the high marsh, the splash
of the shallow morass, and the i at tie
the guns.
A few scatlering shots were fired by
the crowd without effect, followed by
a chorus of most infernal yells, which
set Hal's heart to jumping, The blue
line went stendily on, over the gullies
and up the little plateau as if on par-
ado, with the cold, gray light dancing
nlong bayonets and rifle barrels.
The hoots died down. Here nnd
tliere one or two who had little stomach for the looks of the black-muzzled
six-pounders, slipped away, and ull at
once a panic seized the mob. They
broke and ran like frightened sheep,
over the hills on eyery side. Some
few bolder spiriis threatened, cursed,
nnd even struck the other.-; but thc
.oute was complete. In two minutes
not a rioter wus in aight.
The troops fell into column and
occupied Vinegar Siding without firing a gun, and the four blockaded
freight trains were released with their
crews. The Eight and Fourteenth
Regiments, with Buttery C, were at
once hurried on to another point of
danger sixty miles down the rind, the
remaining forces being deemed ample
to preserve pence,
AH afternoon crowds of drunken
foreigners hovered about the guord
line, abusing tho troops in vilest terms
and ns dusk came on volleys of stones
were hurled at the pickets Irom the
uuderbrush. Shortly after tups, the
north outpost was attacked, but drove
off the assailants with a volley; and
twice during the night the camp was
fired into from thc woods at the top of
the bill.
The tired troops slept as best they
could, in coaches nud curs, under coal
tipples and in sheltered corners, wrapped iu their overcoats, and dump wilh
the chilly drizzle. When morning
cume tbe Second Battulion wns transferred to Campbell's Crossing and the
force further depleted by the necessary
stationing of guards at every bridge
and trestlo along the twelve miles ol
railroad in charge of the command ; so
that by noon two thousand men bad
dwindled to barely three hundred and
fifty ull told, witli the battery of six*
About nhon, the mess-kits, tents
and bagguge of the troops arriving,
camp wus pitched iu lliu fields at the
loot of the hills, the weather in the
meanwhile having turned very hot nnd
close, so thnt the air wns stilling with
coal dust, smoke and gas from the
burning slack piles, and the troops
exhausted by the heat and constant
Though the rioters showed themselves in no force, it was plain that
the bills were full of men, fur all duy
long red signal flags waved on the
hill tops, and a constant irritating
pistol fire was kept up ut the pickets
and  camp  from the distant  ravines.
Tlio neighboring towns were full of
lawless, drunken roughs, buying, borrowing, begging, and in several instances attempting to steal firearms;
and us the dny passed, ugly rumors
began to creep into camp, and desperate threats of violence which grew
louder and bolder as tho military
forcos grew less.
Shortly before sundown u warning
cume from a friendly source that an
attack was imminent at any time,
Hal Dillard had been on detail duty at
n neighboring trestle all afternoon,
but ut nightfall wns stationed on the
picket line east of the camp, in com
puny with Jimmy. The night wns
very sultry, with scarcely starlight to
relieve the gloom. Very smoky and
stitling, and that from the woods was
close and dump. Tho heavy caps and
wadded jackets of the militia were
uliiiosl intolerable.
"Jim,'' soid Hal, a little before midnight, ������I'm going to get a drink."
"It's ngninst orders."
"No, it isn't. They don't forbid
pickets sepernting if liocessiuy. My
longue is dry as a blotter. The well
is just over there, nnd I enn bo back iu
a jiffy. If you want nie, whistle, and
I'll come on a run."
Suppooe you get into trouble?"
"Nonsense There hasn't been a
shot fired lo-night. If Ido, I'll whistle
And the minute you hear me, don't
wait, but blaze away, and turn uut
the guard in a hurry."
"All right. Get buck as quick as
you can. It's lonesome, nud it's going
to rnin-I saw n flush of lightning just
Hnl crept down the slope among the
bushes. As he stole along ho was
aware of n quick glow that came and
went overhead, and then another flush
nearer uud clearer than before "Phew
lightning," said he to himself. "The
storm's coming fast." Then u peculiarity of the flash struck hiM; it lit the
edge of the woods above but did not
illuminate the hollow where he stood
at all. The thought brought him to a
standstill, just as a third flash swept
along the woods and melted into the
dankness ngain before he wns quite
sure thut he saw it, But of one
thing he wns sure-it was not lightning. He waited for another glance
of that strange light, with throbbing
heart, straining his eyes into the
darkness abolit him. He had just discerned the boxing of tlie old well beyond tho gully when a man's head
arose over the edge of the bill above
him and looked down. Hal stopped
breathing. He could sec the black
ball turn from side to side, peering tip
and dowu nnd holding the trigger oi
his rifle with his linger, he noiseli ssly
drew the hammer to full cock.
A second bead rose beside the first
and stared across tbe hollow toward
the camp where the dying embers of
thc mess-fire still glimmered red, and
the guard tent lantern .nude a yellow
glowworm circle in the dusk among
the ghostly rows. Then the two came
over the ridge. Hnl felt mightily
alone, and his hands grew damp
where l.e gripped the rifle. At the
well tbey stopped, hidden bcuind the
well-box. He could hear their hoarse
voices croaking alternately with a
strotig Slavonic iiccent. Willi a sudden rush impulse, he uncocked his
rifle, crept into the gully, and slipping
like a snake through the grass lo the
rear of the well, lay thero listening,
scarcely daring to breathe. The men
were less than six leet from him, readjusting the slide of a dark lantern.
"Now, vou go back," said one, "and
all come up quick to'be ope... No
noise, I tell you, or its worst, for him
that makes it. Then show three
lights from tlie oak and three from the
-routli shaft."
Yes," hissed the other.
If nil's right, I make three lights
real quick. Then even-body down the
hill onto them. Cut tent ropes, spike
the cursed canon, shoot, stab, st"iie,
cut, kill 'em nil."
"Sb-h-h,   sposeu    something    go
"It can't. There's not three hundred ol 'em, and they're all gone fast
"Yes ���but sposen?"
"Well, I make one light then, real
quick all around, like lightning���you
see how���and then throw the lantern
up high, so. Then everybody run for
it, get away, fly���you cau put your
arms down those cursed cannon" and
the fellow shuddered, snarling.
They arose so suddenly that Hal had
not time to escape. He hid his face in
the grass, trembling; but they never
suspected his presence. His heart was
throbbing wildly and tho sweat rolled
down his face. What to do he did not
know. If he challenged them there in
tlie darkness, or fired at either one, the
chances were it would but precipitate
the attack upon the sleeping camp.
Yet he dared not let them go, Suddenly one turned and slipped like a shadow over the ridge into the woods. The
other started cautiously forward up
the slope among lhe brush.
Hnl listening until his ear drums
fairly cracked, soon hc beard muffled
sounds and a far rustling within the
woods that he know wus not the wind
Ho iolt sick nnd his knees shook nervously as 'lu; stood leering from the
well box into the darkness. Tho rustle in the woods came on like a great
wind stirring the tops of the trees. A
burning tingle ran through him and
he clenched his teeth. Hesitating an
instant, undecided, he cocked his rifle
and softly followed the man with the
lantern, now almost lost in the dark.
At the shoulder of the hill stood a
tree with a stump behind it in the
oods. Hero tho spy stopped, and
rising, looked down into the valley at
his feet. All was still but the occasional cough of a tired picket.
The Hun shook bis fist at the camp
with a muttered curse. Hal could
smell the whisky on the wind as he
crept noiselessly through the underbrush up to the stump und crouched
thero waiting.
A light gleamed out thrice on the
hill to the right. The Hun slipped
the catch on the lantern door with a
click and turned to watch the south
shaft signal. Hal aimed his rifle nt
the fellow's body, though bis finger
trembled on the trigger nnd a dull
sickening horror crept over him. He
was at best not a quick thinker and
his mind seemed dazed by tbe emergency.
An   uncertain,    shifting    murmur
came  down   from   the  woods, and a
perplexed   gulp   choked   up   in Hal's
throat from sheer doubt as what were
' best io do.    As he tried desperately in
vain to   think, the Hun ."topped back
jthe   Letter   to   watch   for   llie south
| shaft light.     Hal drew a quick breath
' nnd li'.-fare   lie- himself could < onipre-
iiend what lie   was iieing or  what he
intended to do, he  had drawn his revolver, taken   three  swift,   noiseless
steps, and clapped   the muzzle of   his
weapon   squarely   against  the man's
"If you move, or make a noise, he
said, in a voice which he could not
remember afterward as being his own.
"I will blow your head off."
The surprise and the deadly touch of
the cold iron did the work; for nn
assassin is ever u coward lit heart.
The Hun withered where l.e stood,
choking inarticulately.
"Give   me   the lantern," demanded
Hal fiercely though his voice shook.
The fellow hesitated.
"Quick!" cried Hal, pushing his revolver into his prisoner's face. "Quick
One, two���"
"No, no���don't shoot!" gasped he,
thrusting the lantern into Hal's left
"Up will, your hands," commanded
Hal, and up they went, just as a yellow star suapped out of the gloom at
the south shaft. I luce, twice, it glimmered. Hal loosed tlie shutter of the
lantern with his thumb. Thrice flashed the signal Iron, the smith shaft,
linl threw the lantern wide open with
u, quiok   jerk, yuvo  one wide, circling
sweep of its blinding light from hill to
hill along the woods, and then, with a
sudden whirl, threw the blazing lantern straight up into the air, whistling
shrilly as he did so. As the white
line of light leaped up, a sharp, red
flash stabbed the further darkness, and
with the spiteful crack of Jimmy
Burke's rifle, a two ovnee ball came
whistling through the brush not three
yards from where Hal stood.
Hal plunged behind the stump. The
Hun, with a frightened howl, leaped
backward, stumbled, fell, rolied into
the ravine behind, rose as he rolled,
and ran like a deer into the underbrush
Hal sent one shot from his revolver
cracking after him at random into the
Below, the camp was suddenly alive
Tho bugle sung out the call to arms.
The guard-reliefs, pouring through
the camp-streets, scattered in skirmish
line instantly on clearing the tents
and scurrying up the hill. The pickets opened a rattling fire all along the
Une, [or the woods had awakened with
a wild, confused uproar of men's voices
calling hoarsely, curses, shouts, and
here and there the aimless crack of a
pistol, ull ending in a crash of branches
and a stampeded rush through thicket
and copse.
Just beyond the hollow, Jimmy
Burke was pumping lead into the timber as fast as a man could handle a
gun, calling loudly to Hal all the
while to know if he was dead or alive?
"All right," shouted Hal. "Whoopee,
bully for us!" ejaculated Jimmy, "give
it to 'em, Hal!" though he very little
guessed the full meaning of it all.
The cornyanios of the battalion wire
forming in the camp-street, and the
battery was at its post ready for
action. A bluck spot rose on the
ridge beyond. It was the head of the
retreating spy. Hal raised his rifle
and took good aim, the fellow climbing
bluok-lined between the rifle and l he
sky. Then he lowered his gun with a
nervous laugh, watched the terrified
Hun dash onward out of sight, and
turning, fired aimlessly into the deserted woods.
Tbe night attack of Vinegar Siding
had failed.���Johu Bennett.
How tho Entire
ef the aisle my he
bronght to thst con*
diUon. essential to
health of body and
peaceafmhx- Bow to
stunted, feeble orgtnl
In our new TrestU-,
-nun ���iiiiii."
A simple, Infallible,
mechanical method, in*
domed by phf-dani.
Book is FREE, sealed.
Address (in confidence"..
E21E MEDICAL CO.. BiR&lo. I.Y.
Plslrlit of Bust Kootenay.
A COURT of Revision and Appeal
under the Assessment, Act of 1888 and
Amending Acts for the Southern part
of the district will be held ut, the
Assessor's office at Fort Steele at ten
o'clock in the forenoon on Monday the
2nd day of December, A.D., 189ii.
A COURT of Revision and Appeal
under the Assessment Act of 1HHM and
Amending Acts, for the Northern part
of the district, will be held at the
Assessor's oliiee, Golden, at ten o'clock
in tbe forenoon on Thursday the 12th
day of December, A.D., 189&.
Judge of tho Court of Revision aud
Donald, UL November, 1395. TABLE
Showing tlio Date* and Pluccs er
Courts of Assl/.e, NIhI I'rin*, Oyer
nud Terminer, nnd liuneriil tlaol
Delivery for ttie Vunr 1805.
Fall' Assizes.
Clinton Tliur. dny.
Richfield.. .Monday..
Kuuiloops Monday
Vernon Monday
Lytton Friday..
New Westminster, Weil
Vancouver.. Monday .
Victoria Tuesday.
Naiiaimo Tuesday.
,2'lth September
..-Wih September
 Ti li October
.., 14th Ootober
.. .llth October
.nesdiiy.iith Nov
.llth Xoveinher
. II); h November
.-."ill. Novum her
Application for Certillcate of  Im*
Btlll-ltl'    B.    UUII.\S   Ml*.* Kit At,   UI.AI.U.
T.ike notice that I.R.ilit.Fo.liei'lnghiim
five miner's oertifiiiate i\u.4785S,inteiid.
(ill days from the dute hereof, to apply to
the Gold Commissioner for u certificate
of improvements, for the purpose of
obtaining a Crown grant of the ubove
Ati'l further take notice, thnt adverse
claims must be sent to the Mining Recorder and action i-iuuiiieiiueil before
the issuiiiiuu of such certificate uf improvements.
llited this ninth duy of August,
Boutin r FortiHitiNOiiASi,
By his agent, P. W. Aylmer
In the   County Court  of Kooteniiy,
liolden nt the East  Crossing of the
Columbia River;
In the matter of Patrick Sullivan, de-
ceused, and,
In the mutter of the Official Administrator's Act; dated the Fifth day of
August, A.D., 1895:
Upon reading the affidavit of John
William Clever, it is ordered that
James Ferguson Armstrong, Official
Administrator for the County Court,
District of rCootct.uv, shall be Administrator uf nil uud singular the goods,
chattels und credits of Patrick Sullivan, late of Fort Steele, in the District
of Kootenay, Free Miner, deceased,
uud that this order be published in the
Golden Eua newspaper, in each issue
thereof, for the period of sixty days.
gxxaixxcao (Bctvbet*
Hon. J, A. Louqheed, Q,C.
Lougheed  A  McCarter,
Barristers, Advocates, Solicitors, Notaries
Etc., Etc,
Solicitors for Hank of Montreal.
Cauiaky, - N.W.T.
The creditors and persons intrusted
in the estate of the above named Patrick Sullivan, are rcqitesied within
IIO days of this date to forward to me,
per registered letter, full particulars of
. heir claims, and aft, r the expiration
of such liO days, I shall proceed with
the distribution of the estate having
regard only to such claims us I shall
have notice of.
Dated ut Donald. 8th  August, 1895.
Official Administrator.
First insertion 17th Aug. '!).>.
The modern standard Family Medicine : Cures the
common every-day
ills of humanity.
oro CT7RSS
ti been ef-
TruaBGB. witf
perfect ansa to ver.rer, than by all other
tlrMrtv-trouibiiit-tl  'ihty etulnlnr(fe>t
Rupture u-itif-r Bovi-rest ptrnin*   A. system oftl-tinR-hns been perfected tbo
lilt S5 yean, fully euual to personal
examination *n mull.  27 tutor fa
, UiUM* etW./l-IM-UIMI-
It.  J.   JEPHSOl-j,
Draughtsman, Valuator .etc., CALGARY,
N.W.T,  Correspeudei.ee Solicited.
R..Ul.l*llSON, D.L.8.,P.L.8. of U.C. -Out.
Caloakv, Alba.
Assoc. Mem. Inst. C.E.
Couhiianb, Aliia.���Ft. Steele, B.C.
Livery it Feed Stables,
Saddle Horses for Hire.
Whole-tale and Retail
Cattle, Sheep antl
Horse Dealers.
Mining I Smelting
00. (Limited)
Gold, fc fi Lead Ores.
For full particulars apply to
H B. ALEXANDER, manager
.oiica cf Assignment.
Pursuant   to   the    Creditors  Trusts
Deeds and .unending uctr-s;
NOTICE is hereny given tbat
Michnel Curlin nnd Joseph Luke, both
if liolden. in I be District of Kooteiiny,
in the Province of British Columbia,
.railing as Curlin & Luke, General
Merchants, have bv deed, bearing date
the 2nd duy of August, WX>, assigned
ull their real property and all their
personul property liable to seizure und
sale under executors to William
(i.'i.rgesun, of the city of Winnipeg, in
the Province of Manitoba, Wholesale
.Merchant, for the purpose of paying
nud satisfying ruterihly and in proportion to their claims, without preference or priority, the creditors of the
said Michnel Crirl.n uud  Joseph Luke.
The snid deed true executed by the
.aid Michnel Carlin, Jisuph Lake, und
William Georgesou on the _nd duy of
August, 1893, uud the said William
Georgeson bus accepted the trust
created by the suid deed.
All creditors are requested to send
nddie-ssed to William Georgeson. erne
of Thompson, Codville & Co., Winnipeg. Manitoba, full particulars of their
claim*, duly verillcd. s..cl. claims io be
sent within till days of tins dale, after
which date the s.ud trustee will |>ro
eeed to distribute the trust estate
uu.oug the creditors of whoso claims
l.e shall have received notice.
Dated this uil. day of August, WX>.
Of Donald iu the District of Kooteiiny,
Solicitor for Trustee.
jV meeting of the creditors of the
said Carlin &, Lukii will bo held ut the
office of S. A. 1). Bertriiiul. Official
Assign 'e, corner ni Second Avenue nud
ind Street North, iu the city of Winnipeg, in ibe Province of Manitoba, on
Saturday the lUtl. day of August,
lhili'), at 4 p.m.
(inlileii Hospital Sn.'l, ly.
Ill.Ultri  Kl.lt  .-D-.SULTATION.
From 0:110 a.m. tn II n.m.
"       2  p.m. ������  4 p.m.
i.       7     ii   .1   s   "
Sunday from  10 a,in, to l-" m., uud
from 7 p. Ill, to 8 p III.
From 2:.!0 p.m. to 8 p.m.. dally,
except Monday and Saturday.
llr OuiiEit.
Undertakers and
���  .   Embalmers,
Calgary     - Alba
Cann & Co.
Booksellers, Stationers &
Dealers In
Wnll   Paper,   Musical    Instruments,
Fruits, Con leet ionery, Ac. &c.
Pianos,  Organs, ���_ Sewing Machines
sold for cash or long time
Orders nv Mail du Or. ikiiwise will
Receive Prompt Attention.
Opposite the Kootenay Hotel,
Golden, B.C.
lute with  Misses Barlow & Wliii,
Portage lu Prairie.
All orders left witb Mr. G. B. Mr-
Di.it.ioi- will have prompt attention.
Goldon Hospital Society.
THE HOSPITAL is now o|ien for the
admission of patients.
TICKETS mny be bad from the under
signed or any member uf the
PRICE Ten Dollars per year or Six
Dollars per half yeur.
NO EXTRAS except private wards.
p   -����� ���.   rr* ~  (���*���   - -.Mill   r i :  .L   I v,i   i ..    *....;
"���.ii*, eniup!,':Mt.iM'l liuo'i. '���'������ "I
r :,.'.riei.i:iitlii . orld     Till. Ire.-. ���
Job    Dcpajrtmer|t
_:o:_ OF ���:o:���
... A PAl-NTf    Hor*
I en taonwt opinion, write to
io here bad iiiiIpHty yttn'
���xperimos In th* patent butlnet*, Communli-e-
��� ��� ��� ���    -Menus).   A lUaebeek o( In-
nine Patents mil bow to ob*
enn, snd
lions strlotlir oonSdentUl
formation -��m��rnin�� Pi__
ujji ibtm tent free. Alto ���
low ere brought wtd*Iy b*fpr* lb* pub...    .
oot cost to tb* loTtotor.   Tbls *Dlendl-l neper.
"nm weekly. -Iter emir lll-.tir.i--). bs. br iCihe
_n*M oircTilMion ol ear mentis* work in lb*
BundingHlUoiLDonthlr.SIMt-m*. single
eoMM, HJ ��u. ftery number oonteint Ih-.u-
^jfstm tB-?*^at.?5asrfi)b:boof.,_:
���seM-ng oinoISrt .
'ouk, sm Bboadwat.
FIRMT Tin ���    ^_BB
IN THS WOSIO ���     ������������
"Monsoon" Tee's put up by the Indian Tea
pro-, era at a Sampi* of Ih* best qualiti** of Indian
Tea*. Therefore Ihey use Ih* greatc.! car* In Ihe
���-lection of the Tea and Us blend, that I* why Ihey
put It up themselves and sell It only In the original
pu-kage*, thereby securing- It* purity and excellence.
Put up In M lb., i Ib. and 5 lb. package*, and never
���oU in bulk.
If your grocer dot* not keep il, Itit him to writ* to
II and M Front Street East, Toronto.    ., Awarded
...ghest Honors���World'- 1 ���-,
A pure Crape Cream of Tattar Powder.   Fret
tom Ammonia, Alum cr any other -uhilleiaiit
Recent reports of increasing production of gold in this country and elsewhere havo nltnictotl attention to new
methods of mining mul t rent ing the
ore, which have greatly reduced the
cost of obtaining the metal, and .undo
possible tho working of mines containing n very small percentage of gold
In the Colorado -.-old district the best
results in this direction hnve not yet
lieen reached. It is predicted that
when the time conies for the enormous
deposit of low grade ore proved to exist ut Cripple Creek to be treated anywhere near as cheaply ns the cost ut
Johannesburg, where ores ure treated
liy stamp mills, the "tailings" being
passed through cyanide mills. Ten
ynnrii hnve been spent in reaching the
high state of efficiency uud economy
Rossiter Raymond, a mining engineer who has had experience in the
Colorado mines, snid :
Tho reduced cost of obtaining gold
from ores or rock containing it is due :
"(1) To the numerous new deposits
of gold opened within the lust few
years. Smth deposits nre, of course,
more ebon ply mined while operations
are conducted near the surface, In
this country tho increased activity iu
gold mining is doubtless due largely
to the discouragement of silver: mining
by tlie fall iu the price of silver. A
large army ot prospectors, formerly
seeking for silver mines in preference
to gold, is now looking for gold. But
the most important new developments
iu gold are those in South Africa,
where lhe deposits (.hough they have
been overestimated in the speculations
of the London stock marker) nre unquestionably of in.mouse value and
productive capacity.
" (2) To the increased efficiency of
mining methods nnd machinery (high
explosives, power drills, improved
hoists and pumps, cable tramways,
etc ), which permits largo qiiuutities
ol low grade material tu be handled ut
a profit.
" (il) To the cheapening of labor nnd
supplies by the extension of railroads,
tbe increase of population, etc.
���'(4) To the multiplication (especially in this country) of smelting uud
otlier reduction works, which can
utilize other ingredients in gold-bearing rock (lead or copper directly, and
iron or silica us iluxes), so as to be
able to pay to the miner, in some cases
the full value of the gold.
"(f)) The only innovation in metallurgical methods for the extraction of
.--old, apart from variations in smelting processes, is .be so-called 'cyanide.'
process, which promises to treat cheaply certain classes of ores and 'tailings,'
Its principal competitor* is the chlorin-
ation process, whicli is very old, but
hns been much improved, nnd is now
the molt perfect of all methods for
gold extraction from material suitable
to it. This process usually requires
a preliminary 'roasting:' nnd it is
claimed that the 'cyanide' process can
be successfully operated without that
preliminary. ' Probably the ultimate
verdict of practice will lie that each
process lias its  special 'field'," and that
the choice between tliein will depend
upon a careful consideration of all tho
elements of the special case-nature of
material, cost of chemicals und skilled
lubor, expense of plant, etc. At, the
most suciossful of the Southern gold
mines, the Hnile mine in South Carolina, a profit is secured from material
containing as mined nbout SI per ton.
This is lirst crushed nnd amalgamated
in a stamp mill, und then the sulphide
ores'. uiiiilTec'eil by amalgamation, nre
snverl by mechanical concentration, to
be rousted, chlorinated, and leached.
"Rock .yielding free gold to the extent of Sll per ton can le mined nnd
amalgamated with profit under favorable conditions us to the size and accessibility of deposit, cost of power,
wages, etc., provided the operation is
on u largo ,sciile."-Thc Evening Post.
Mining In lli'ltisli Columbia.
A recent issue of the Canadian Gazette (Loudon) contains the following:
"Our columns bear testimony again
this week to lhe important developments in progress in the British Columbia mining industry nnd it will he
noted how many of t,he new ventures
���many of them, as yet, of course,
only paper ventures ���hnve their origin
iu tbe United Suites.". Mr. Vernon,
the agent-general for British Columbia
who has the question of mining under
his close' attention, says there is no
doubt of the importance of this influx
of United States capital and enterprise
jVnd, as he points out, it is natural
enough. The United States got a long
start in British Columbia. The watercourses all run north and south, so do
the roads and trails, and until the C.
P.R. pierced the previously impassable
mountain ranges which cut the rest of
Canada off from the Pacific slope, the
natural, easiest, and indeed, only outlet for British Coluinliia wns to thu
South. Especially in Kootenay is
United States enterprise dominant,
but in Cariboo and Alberni Canadian
and British capital is largely concerned, and when good returns are shown
from these districts as Mr, Vernon expects they will be before this timo next
year, it is natural to expect that the
attention of British capitalists will be
still further directed to the illimitable
prospects of the llritish Columbia
mining industry. The detailed report
of Prof. Sutton, of the Michigan
school of mines, is suggestive of the
hidden wealth in Alberni and Vancouver Island���a disirict almost at the
door of the commercial centres of the
Fresh Gold Discoveries.
Fresh gold discoveries are being
made with startling rapidity within
easy rench of Westminster, in localities
where the presence of the precious
i.ietul iu paying quantities was never
dreamed off before. Discoveries of
rich gold bearing quartz nre now reported from Seymour creek and Sumns
mountain. Within the last 24 hours
six locations have been made on Seymour creek, twenty miles from its
mouth, anil many licenses have been
tnkeu out by intending prospectors.
The lirst locution was recorded iu the
name of B. Springer, of Vancouver,
und tlio other live for parties associated with bim. The ledge on which the
locations are is said to be of considerable size and very rich, though details
have not been made jjuhlto yer.
The settlers of Upper Somas and
Abbotsford have been thrown into a
high state of excitemo.it by tbe discovery of a gold ledge on Suniiis mountain by R. J. Scoit, who pre-empted a
quarter section on the mountain sqme
timo ago, and has since been quietly
developing a ledge whicli ho discovered
before pre-empting the lauiL ' ��� Mr.
Scott is nu old miner, and decideitto
prove the strike before saying aliy-
tbing. A few days ago after satisfying himself of the richness of the vein,
be staked his claim and made public
the discovery. Since lben numerous
claims have bean  staked out, but only
one lias yet been -recorded ftt the government agent's office in this city.
However, applications for licenses
were numerous in last night's mail,
and more recording will be doue within
a day or two.
Major Vaughan returned last evening from the sceno of the discovery,
haying located a claim. He brought,
back samples of ore for assay, and
thinks it will turnout well. The vein
he says, is 10 feet wide, and bears indications of gold, cinnabar and silver.
A liiillillnil Strike.
New Yor-k,' Nov, 18,-A building
strike which looked ns if it would involve 40,1X0 men, began at 8 a.m. If
it become!) serious ns it threatens, it
will be the largest building strike that
ever took place in this country. As a
starter 10,000 house-smiths went on
strike at eighteen John. ' Walking delegates of the building trades, which
controls (10,000 building workmen
pledge assistance to the house-smiths
and will order a sympathetic strike on
all buildings in this city where ironwork is being put in. The cause of
the trouble dates back live years, during which time a great decrease hns
taken place in wages, the men receiving 94 and Sf> a day being reduced to
illiout half that amount. The state
Board of Arbitration meets to-da,\
to endeavor to arrange a settlement.
A Ills -amber Combine.
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 18.���Lumber
prices seem certain to go up with a
bound with the opening of the new
year. January 1st the largest combine
ever made .will begin to control tbe
trade of tho Pacific coast. It is the
Central Lumber Co. of San Francisco.
successors to the old Pacific Lumber
Co., representing n capital of 44J.000,-
000 It includes every mill of importance iu thc region west of the Cascade
mountains, from Sun Francisco south,
to Viincoviiei- north.
"HEALTH ACT. 18!);)."
NOTICE is hereby given that "An
Act respecting the Public Health"
is now iu force, and that under the
provisions of the said Act Alfred T.
Watt, ol the City of Victoria, Esquire.
M.D., has been appointed Secretary of
The Provincial Board of Health.
Provincial Secretary.
Provincial Secretnry's Office,
4t       ' t.tth 'September, 1805.
Oi'Titri.u, Map ok British Columiiia.
COPIES ol the nc.v official map of
British Coluinliia, 1896, issued
under authority ol the Hon. the Chief
Commissioner of Lands Ai Works, can
be obtained at, tbe office of tlie undersigned by booksellers, stationers and
others who may desire to place tbem
for sale in their establishments, upon
payment at the rate of 90 pe. dozen.
Deputy Commissioner ol  Lands  and
Lands & Works Department,
Victoria, B.C, 8th Ootober, 1895.
.'ore CUKES
avti been of-
Ul      I UliC footed by my
1 _���.__���_������������������������������������ Trusses, with
perfect ess* towenrer. than bv all other
S"Vires enMblae-l. Theyietaln largest
upture under severeM ���train. ,A �����������
in Navigation  fU
Id fcTramWavVU.
& TramWay
During- the winter a stage will hc run between
Golden, Galena, Windermere, Thunder Hill, Canal   1
Flat, Wasa and Fort Sieele,
leaving- Golden on the following Tuesdays:
November 12&26.
December 10 & 24.
January 7&21.
February 4 & 18.
March 3, 17&31.
April 7 & 21.
and leaving Fort Steele on the alternate Tuesdays.
Golden to Fort Sieele 10 *��e:its per pound
When the Company's liability is limited to Two Dollars per pound.
Special rates giver, on more valuable parcels.
Through $16,00.    Local 10 cents per mile.
T. B. H. COCHRANE, President;       F. P. ARMSTRONG, Manager.
Small Investments.
Returning prosperity wid make many rich, hut nowhere can they insko su much within
short time as by successful l$--eculutiun in tiriiin. Provisions and Stock.
FOR EACH DOLLAR INVESTED can be made by our
Systematic Plan of Speculation
originated by us.   All successful speculators operate on a regular system.
It is a well-known fact thnt there nre tlioiisn.iils of men in nil purls of tlie United States
who, by systematic trailing through Lliicngo brokers, nu.ke largo amounts every year,
ranging Irom a low thousand Collars for tlio iiia.i vim hues,s a luiiulr.il ur Iwu hiuii.ied
dollars up to 830,000 to 8IUl,IK 0 or more by those who invest u low thousand.
It is also a fact that these who make the largest profits from ruiiipiirativclv small investments o)) this plan arc ltersuns whu live away iron. *_hic-.go aud invest tlrruiigb brokers
who thoroughly understand systematic trading.
Our plan does nut risk the whele amount invested un nny trade, but rovers both sides,
so thnt whether the market rises ur fills it brings a steady profit tlii.t piles up euurmuiisly
iu n slmrt time.
WHITE FOR CONVIM i SG PROOFS, also uur Manual ou successful specululioii
anil our Daily Market Report, lull nf moiioy-iiinking pointers. ALL FLEE. Our Muiuu.1
explains margin trailing fully.  Highest references iu regard to our sii.iuliug i.nil success.
For further particulars address
THOMAB ��S: Co., Bankers and Brokers,
241.-242 Rialto Bui!.'.lug, CHICAGO, ILL.   s
111. book free ���
. UM King BtW���'f ���mutUV
Manufactures    of    Sash,    Doors,    Moulding)* I
Turned and Sawn Balusters, Newel Posts, Hand Rails and *1
Brackets, besides continuing the Machine Shop work. ���������
Have on hand a lot of Wash Bpsin and Bath I


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