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Vol. i. No. 4 3.
NAKUSP, B. C,' AUUUSr 30/SJ-i;
Price Ten Cents.
The Bar U ploc-lcod with  the fmel brands of
Wine<. Liquor-:, and Cpr^r-"* __________
Corning & Rodd, Props.
The bar is stocked with the finest
;  brands of wines, liquors
and cigars.
. Beautifully situated on the Lake shore at the eii-
trance to the best and shortest road to the Slocan
mines and New Denver. The best fishing and
hunting in the district, with grand beating-and
sketching facilities for tourists and artists. The
bar is supplied, with .the best brands of wines
liquors and cigars; Tlie accommodations of the
Hotel are ,the best. 	
D. A. MeDoiigald
Choice    location ap.d   commands a beautiful view
of the surrounding
,   country.
Dave Bremner and B, H. Lee Have a
Terrible   Experience.
were"encountered on
ui-ip, and mineral was
as they did not; make a location
their terrible
just as scarce,
The Bae is supplied witn the
best brands of all kinds of
wines, liquors and cigars.
The Dining Room is supplied
with all the delicacies of
the season.
Charges Moderate.
A Call Solicited.
FVocan Ave.
Karlv «r the summer a partv of
four left Nakusp to prospect in tlie
mountains west of the Arrow lakes,
Tlie party consisted of, Billy Lynch,
H. W. Bucke, B. H. Lee and Dave
Bremner,. At the Hot Springs, they
crossed the'Arrow lake, and struck
mto a country apparently new to the
world. They found the topography
very rough, crossing the snow lands
and glacierstwice, going in a zigzag
course, west and south. . In the earlv
oart of the trip several deer and a
goat were killed. Bremner also shot
a grizzly weighing 400" pounds.
While the fresh meat lasted they had
plenty to eat, but game growing
scarce B; ember and Bucke wen\
back for provisions. When.they returned Lynch and Lee were nearly
starved having eaten nearly everything in sight. Lynch and Bucke
t'icn went back for more supplies intending to get back,in 12 days,, but
it took them a month.
No   game   or anything    eatable
could be found,  and pretty soon Lee
and Bremner  had, nothing left but
salt, having lived foi; several days on
a little flour and hot water.   Their
partners not returning when expected they started to retrace   their steps
to Arrow, lake,, Lee being.terribly
used up..   Finding a deer hide they
had thrown away on the in trip they
soon cut it up   and made soup out of
it.   Bremners' dog had strayed away
or else they would have eaten him.
Getting a little nearer the lake,
they found some bones  of the bear
killed some weeks previous.    These
were gathered up, boiled and all the
nutriment extracted.    Lee   became
so exhausted that he could not" carry
his rifle, and Bremner had to pack
everything.    He was endeavoring to
get Lee to a point where he had noticed some nettles,   thinking that by
boiling them Lee could sustain life
until he made an effort to procure
assistance.   When near the nettles
they found Lynch and Bucke returning with provisions.   It is needless to
say how much they appreciated the
first square meal of many   weeks.
Lee was terribly exhausted, and it
was with great difficulty that he got
to the Hot Springs, where he now is,
swollen from head to foot, and not
able to walk.    Bremner is none the
worse for his rough experience, and
is gaining flesh at the rate of three
pounds a day.   He went on to  the
Slocan   yesterday.   No   forest fires
the Vicinity  of Mineral Greek,
and Ten Claims Staked. -
It would seem that the excitement
caused by the discovery of gold on
Cariboo creek, would be the means
of a rich quartz region being opened
up in that section. On the- 15th of
August, Chas. Vader, acting on a
suggestion from Nelson Deniers, left
his placer ground and proceeded up
Mineral creek to prospect for quartz.
When three miles away from Cariboo ere k, and about six miles ih a
direct line from the Columbia river,
he ran a cross.a stringer of solid mineral m a granite, slate and porphyry
formation! Tracing it up he discovered a ledge of quartz, eight feet wide
and traceable for 300 feet on the sur-
face. He staked a claim and called
it the Orpheno, an assay from it giving returns ot $175 in gold and six
ounces in silver;
Nine claims in all  have been located in the vicinity of the Orpheno,
one each by Harry Arnold and A
Taissier, and six by Messrs McLeod,
Hopkins and Arquette for themselves
and , the Nakusp parties who grub-,
staked them.    The ledges are very
hard to find owing to the prevalence
of "gravel and earth on the surface ot
the rock. .
200 miles to Nelson, lawyers are employed, and all the costly and dilatory nrocccdings under a committal
for trial take place. It is rather hard
on those who live in the neighbor-
.lood   of   aforesaid judges,
si i nor.
Or the Ur'S and Downs of tie Yellow
.Me t'al'Hunters*. •
Incompetent Justices.
Harry Arnold has a mineral claim
staked near the Golden Eagle.
The Goat Ganvon Co., commenced
sluicing on Monday. .       r      -
B. C. Rodd last week shipped in a
large amount of supplies tor the Dig^
covery Co.       . , c,
Coulter and Carey, ofthe Waneta
Co., have gone to Nelson to see if they
can get a lay-ovor. This company .
has done over $1030 worth of work
on their claims,, and. have not enough
capital to* continue\the work until,
bed rock is reached.. Theywill have^
to do aty their work over again. having commenced too high from the
water; They started from a bench
10feet afeoye!the"creek, and after
digging 15 feet aiiid, driving a crowr:
bar five feet more-' they failed to > hit'
bed-rock - Thev have t&ken out of
the top dirt some heavy shot gold ahdvy^a.1
feel sure that once"deep,-enough,• they!^^1
will strike it i',ich!    ,,"     ' ' -r' '   ' ''^-.
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General complaint is made of the
vagaries and incompetence of   the
justices at New Denver, Messrs. Bogle and Wilson.    We have hot sooner called attention to this matter ..out
of respect for the-bench and lest the
information that reached us from time
to time might in some respects be incorrect.    A case in the Speedy Trials
Court   here before '. Judge   Spinks,
would seenLto indicate that the complaints made are not wholly without
foundation.   The justices named committed one  of the most-respectable
business men in New Denver for trial
on a charge of stealing bricks,  the
affair arising,   we understand out of
a partnership dispute.    Judge Spinks
on-reading the depositions and ascertaining that they contained all the
evidence, dismissed the case   there
and then.    We hear it  said oh., the
street that no justice with a ..grain of
common sense would have even taken
an information in the case,  yet the
parties and four witnesses are brought
W. J. Goepcl paid Nakusp a short
visit this week. ''! -
John Colletto has closed the. Fasioh
restaurant. - .'
Byron White was' in town on last
Saturday.   He has received several   ,
bids for his ore, but did not say what- :
smelter would get it.
During the gale on -Monday after- >
nooni the tug Nakusp blew a distress
whistle*   and three boats  pulled off
shore to her assistance.   The water
dashed over the side of the tug and ,
put the fire out,  but before the help ;,
so readily pro^cred could reach her, ,
the crew obtained control ofthe difficulty and the little, tug got into port
without any further mishap.
James Breen, 45 years old and a
native of Ireland, died here on Mon-
day of consumption. He had been
employed on tlie railroad some time
ago, but nothing could be learned of
his relatives. He was buried on
Tuesday. A. sure uure.
Von Blumer—You haven't another c-i^ar
like tbe one yoa gave me the other day,
have you?
Wiiliertry—Yes, here's one.
Yon Blumer—Thanks, old man. I'm
trying to break my boy from smoking.—
Clothier and Furnisher.
Her Sweetheart.
Carrie—"1 think Hattie has gone out to
Fannie—"What's to moon?"
Carrie—"Don't you know what that is?"
Fannio (catching   on)—"Oh,   but why
Carrie—"Because there's a man in it."
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Woman's Way.
"I'll never send a manuscript of another novel to a woman typewriter," said
de Env ter.
"Why not?"
'  " The last time I tried it she copied the
last chapter first."
0 Nemo—Bah, that woman can't talk .a
little bit.
Noone—Why, I thought she talked incessantly.
Nemo—Well, isn't that what I said?—
He Did.
She—You used to , say before we vrero
married that you :wbuld give up your life
for me.
He—Well, didn't H- . I haven't had any
life since we were married.
Not Completely Intoxicated.
Holmes—Hewlett,   you   were   the most
; completely   drank man I   ever  s^w  last
Hewlett—No I wasn't. My better half
-was sober.
".iroumo uausea oy a semicolon.
The  substitution  of a semicolon for
«a comma in an act which became a law
in 1889 has caused.a lot of trouble for
. the   surface iv.ilro.uls   and   apparently
'• makes necessary tlie passing of a healing
act by the present Legislature. The act,
which relates.to railroad crossings, is as
"No' electric, cable,  or horse railroad
shall   hereafter  be   constructed  across
■'the tracks of a steam' railroad at grade;
nor shall any steam railroad cross any
such electric, cable, or horse i;ailroad at
grade, except upon amplication and approval by the Railroad' Commissioners.'"
The preceding was approved,  semicolon and all, June 11, ISSy, and became a
•law.    The result  is that while  steam
-roads can  cross  surface lines  at will,
wkh the   permission   of   the   Railroad
Commissioners, street and electric road?
are barred  from crossing  steam  road'-
\;bli or without pormhssion.— Hartford
Delirium   tronicus kill-;   four people per
day in HhvjfiaiKl.
'The London' _ool-vi-:cal f-aruui now eon
- taias o, 10'J animals.
Liverpool   has th" 1
& \v town in EultkuvL
The cost of an. j"j!:r;Ji-"'
t"iul drt'is ij-niorjn
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.:rYis:i jslii"-: rfijiu;; :sv w.t i-j
i,'}'J':i separate j.-d.'uuls au.i i '.■•<-..
Two   hmulr-'d and   li■"■"'_•"
p.-.is thro>0h  the postal wi'.
every \ e.:r.
For J-OJ years the pm
Bank of Km;!.jnd nol<-s a •.-■->
ni'iur.f t(.ture.i aL Law r-.<)••"
. 6».:ven hnnfbv'd ur.i*. ck I.
Loach n 'hi.one■'.'•■hipnvjit'
some wutfks a ro :   its toti.ii..v'a.ln;
.£<.i_.()0-!).''      ' "      ;
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'A ir.
earner's 3Eonl_ey-Tallc Experiment.
Prof. Garner has written a letter to
his brother in Australia in which he declares that he has "succeeded beyond his
wildest anticipations" with monkey-talk
'in Africa. He says: "I am safe on the
coast, just reeking with quinine, the
-proud possessor of a chimpanzee that can
my 'Tenakoe Pakeha,' which is, you
know, the Maori for 'Good day stranger';
a gorilla that knows about twenty words
of Fijian; and a female ourang-outang
that has picked up 'Tonner und blitzen,
from my German valet, and'has, judging from, her actions, quite fallen in
Jove with him. I have also got written
down, which is more important, nearly
200,monkey words. Here are a few, spelt
phonetically: 'Achru,' meaning sun, fire,
warmth, etc.; 'kukcha/ meaning water,
rain, cold, and apparently anything disagreeable; 'goshku,' meaning food, the
act of eating. You will see from this
that it is'a very primitive language;
there are, perhaps, not more than twenty
or thirty words in it that I have not already got, so that my task is now practically completed." When his battery,
phonograph, and revolving mirror began to work, he says that the "glitter
of the mirror soon, attracted a host of
chattering monkeys. I watched them
for an hour ' and then cautiously approached. They disappeared like magic
when they saw me—all but one, a chimpanzee. When I got close to it I found
that it took no notice of me; but stood
as If transfixed, with widely opened eyes
and dilated pupils,,gazing at the mirror.
There was a slight tremulous motion in
the limbs and a spasmodic twitching of
the ears. I could hardly believe it. The
amimal was hypnotized. It was making a guttural sound like 'achru.' When
I subsequently listened to the, 'gram,' I
found that a similar sound was frequently recorded thereon amid what
was then to me an unintelligible jumble
of monkey chatter. I put the monkey
in a bamboo cage, and on examining
him half an hour afterwards found him
still under the" hypnotic influence. , I
revived him with a good ""strong sniff of
ammonia and held a lighted taper before his eyes, ' He was quite tractable,
and said "achru' and a few more tests
satisfied me' that this word embodied
the idea of heat, light, warmth and
brightness. Other words followed, and
it was wonderful to take note of his
awakening: intelligence."
An old Kidy in Leverly, Mo.', ia sail to
have slept in the same corded-bed eveiy
night for ninety years.
A resident of Alton, Mo., claims to have
recently sold a gold dollar coined in 1804
to. a Chicago coin collector for $1,300.-
"Talk about vanity!" said a woman.
"Why, I saw a man stand up this morning
before one of thr.se little narrow mirrors
between the seats on an elevated ear and
deliberately survey himself from head to
foot. '•*
Two young women have been expelled
trom the normal school in Philadelphia for
.' ^vein-ranged flirtation with two "nice and
Y'./dsonm" young men in the corridor?.
.'li,1 y.-imj: fellows had called' to "inspect
'Jv> --,«.■:.ool." and were taken from room to
roui.i by a vounir lady escort.
'•'j'!ifj other day," said a man, "when!
•-av a wcY.au slip on a banana skin I found
ivit for soYir- reason it surprised -me, and
tl.t-vi 1 rcrdizcd that while I had seen many
;'wn slii> on Lmana skins I had never be-
:Wi:: <„■!•:) a woman-do so. Whether women
do st-y o::  them   and I haven't   happened
uppiy You
with any
Everything new about the house except tho whisky and landlord.
Everybody gets a hearty
welcome and plenty
to eat.
Gorman West,     -     -    Proprietor.
tie Ridge Hole
Accommodations for travellers. Good
stables. The bar is stocked with
choice liquors and cigars. Pack'
train in connection with the house.
' Goods taken to any part of the
mountains. . -
Mcdonald bros., Props..
mi \m % mi _
Send to us for the Newest
W AiM I Hil
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wm'. aivoui
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\ '»Vii!ch.'.'ul and ay
whether  they are more
id them I cannot sav.'
Nearly every ■.county in .:i;:-iij;:!a-n:d   has  its
'.favorite' oak,   the   hihtest   of wliieb is   the
Covrthoi-pe, of Yorkshire.
The banana saetlsttnly in' one small ppot
on earth, the.■■Andaman-'islands. Every
where else it must be raised from suckers
Some Oregon fanners are •<o:nl^• to experi
ment with semi-tropical crops  (luring   »hr
coming   season.       They will try   cotton,
tobacco,. br(K)meorn and sorghum.
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] A I'iyw Dfipartiirft.
I    .The'experinient-of selling to farmers
lirec.t and thereby saving to consumers
to the rtdvalitarro and profit of the re-
nlers was tried InAtyeav by some whole-
■! i:iia dealers -'who had been shut out by.
die trust.    One ■.-company Which did .a
;af^e bu^iaesa reports that on the entire
atom's biisinesy it.lost not;a dollar, but
ixevy purcliasG inad^hy the farmers was
Mail Orders receive
prompt and careful
attention. •
All. Publications  forwarded on receipt  of
Publisher's Price.
Parties having; good Min=
In^   Claims to dls=
pose of should apply
The Ledge Office
We respactfully  solicit yoni j
trade. AYrite to us about    j
anything    in     tho        \
Book Line.    -
Orders for BlaYik Books c^ro
fully filled. Prices c;u.'>t(5d
IxU    Liliii.Li Jo   Wi      1  ci-
per .sen*', if   so
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->;-iid for accord:
to the contract.'  This !
-s so liiuch better tlliiii,the usual experi
   ._..  celling   to retail dealers that
'.vholesalers are vrarranted- in naming to
'armors the very lowest prices.—Jtlansas
i» V./  V V   L— 2   £   3  •   ^.-^ 3   k "W W
Wliolesalc and Retail
Booksellers; Stationers,
..and TobacconlstSi
t0 Main SxRrET:
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■:.:e points of human character
'   rivzaledbythem.
i" Jiii'.I CuriouK Compilation of
■ t.> .Sujrjjs'st***! l>y One's Mamier of
VVsiik^j^—Tlie l/iJIiM'em'.rs. IJetweeii tin*
IIi:j;!i! r.ti.l Le.'t !*e i:il iZxtremitics.
In the form of. the foot the sexes dLfer
as Kjui'ii or _v_n jiiojv than in that ofthe
■.r.d.    A U'om.iu'b foot is  usually ?iar
i ; 'vr in proportion ill in a man's, while
"t.j-* \v:Ji h_ co..tiderah.y stronger in the
jin :le .-iii-i more poweriY.l in tne formation of th-i toes, ospe.aaliv of the ball of
t ■;-_ ^reai toe. When a woman owns a
M,-oug, rirai. wide foot many of us experience' no sensaiiwa of surprise at find-
i.igher "'rirong minded": when a man
iripd along on a deJicate little foot people
i.iatihcLiveiy believe him to he .lacking
i-i pow_ra:id often put him down as^ef-
iemihate. If instead of the cramping
imprisonment of boots and shoes the
foot from infancy were allowed a free
arid natural development it is questioned
by tlie Boston Herald whether under
such conditions it might not be rendered'capable of performing other functions besides those of locomotion and
sustaining the -weight of the body.'
Certain lit least ic is that some unlucky
mortals born wiihont arms have managed to use a knife, fork, spoon, pen,
paint brush and even a violin bow. That
tno right foot is, like the right hand,
ordiuariiy more mobile and at the .same
time stronger than the left might be attributed to the more frequent exertion
of this side were it not that the peculiarity is said to extend itself even to the
constitution,-and the left extremities are
asserted to be more liable to disease than
the r
s-:ort, nervous, steps.    In joy
the walk is lively, for lightness, grace,
sunpleness characterize a happy mind,
•— ••••ongh the walk here is often modified
m nannony with *,he t_..use of the joy
the joy of gratified ambition, for exa^~
, pie. betraying itself by a different outward semblance from the joy of happy
love. Disappointment walks heavily anU
with irregular step. Where a revenge
ful purpose be hid len under a feigned
smile the step will be slicking and noise-
It tt\
.Ninety-Seven Miles an Hour.
This country can now lay claim to hav
ing broken the record in railway speed.
A nnle has been made in thirty-seven
seconds and two miles in seventy-five
seconds, wnile drawing a regular train
of four cars on a descending grade of
thirty-two feet to the mile. This corresponds to a speed of about ninety-seven
iniles an hour and leaves a very small
ma-gin beyond which to attain the 100
miles an hour speed, which has heretofore been regarded,as impossible on a
steam railroad. In the reports of this
wonderful performance it is stated that
there was no 'preparation made tor the
test, and that k a more unfavorable time
could not have been - chosen, as the
rain poured in torrents during the
day and 011137 ceased half an hour before
the time scheduled to leave Philadelphia." This statement is now questioned and one writer holds that instead of
being an unfavorable time for such a
test of speed it yvas a most propitious
opportunity. The rain wet the rails and
the lubricating qualities of water acted
to greatly reduce the rolling friction of
the wheels upon them. The reduction
of this friction was the same as an addition of power in the locomotive, and the
phenomenal speed obtained under these
conditions suggest to the Courier-Journal some thoughts concerning this form
•ight    The more difficult movements j the resistance of trains
bage .dancing are usually executed ] foretell how soon the  .
ance increases with increased speed will
Tr°\ 1    _      i /?.-.i,,     •+!, ! play an important part.    Hecent experi-
Most people tread more firmly with   ££ £ tQ ^ that resistancAe at
the right than with the left foot     Theie h a_ .. nQt g0        t ag hftS been
seems to be a greater capacity for pio- ,, * rally supposed. The figures hitherto
peihng the bodv with the ngnt foot; | « d ^ ^ on R levelmick at forty
from this the horseman springs   with j ^ h th    resistance is about
his left-toot in the "^^»«- ^^   "1llp^ '        --     - ■    -
stirrup; and, unless
left-handed, no boy in his play hop?
naturally on his left foot. To the atten
tive eye none of the ordinary gestures
or movements betrays peculiarities of
individual character more plainly than
the gait—the sailor's rolling, the soldier's
stiff, the countryman's jolting gait are
immediately recognized. Slow steps,
whether long or short, suggest a gentle
or reflective sort of mind, as the case
may be, while, on the contrary, quick
steps seem to
energy.    Reflec
quent pauses and walking to and fro.
backward and forward; the direction of
the steps, wavering and following every-
changing impulse of the mind, inevitably betrays uncertainty,, hesitation and
indecision. The oroud step is slow and
measured, the toes are conspicuously
turned out, tho leg is straightened. In
vanity the toes are rather more gracefully turned, the strides a little shorter,
and there is very often an affectation
of modesty. Tiptoe walking symbolizes
surprise, curiosity, discretion or mystery.
Obstinate people, who, in an argument,
rely more on muscularity than on intellectual power, rest the feet flat
and firm on the ground and sta.nd with
•the legs firmly planted and far apart.
Turned-in toes are of ten found with unoccupied, absent-minded persons. The
toes pointed and dragged on the ground
with slow, measured step, give a pompous appearance. Perplexity occasions
irregular steps and abrupt movements.
The prudent walk is measured and regular/entirely free from hurry, agitation
or precipitation. The miser's walk is
represented as stooping, noiseless, with
double that at twenty-five miles an hour
and at- sixty miles an hour it has again
doubled, being respectively seven, thirteen and twenty-five pounds per ton. It
is, at all events, certain that any experiments having in view the adoption of a
higher average speed on railroads must
be" accompanied by a proportionate advance in svstem and safetv aDuliances
.    ■.-    -      , =     During the siege of Paris butter was eold
speak  of   agitation and   fo_ Sl0 a       nd>
jtion' is revealed in tre-        T    .,      .        ,•      -o      -ui-    ^
J   -       ... •.   " In the Argentine  Republic  there is  a
j street car lino which is fifty miles long.
Till the year 1798 clocks of Basle, Switzerland, went an hour in advance of other
European clocks.
The oldest artesian well in Europe ia
found at Lillers, France. From its mouth
water has flowed uninterruptedly for 746
years. _^
lobby's Suggestion.
A gentleman sends Labouchere's
Tr uth a suggestion as to decimalizing
the British system of moneys, which
would have the advantage of retaining
the existing coinage. Pie divides the
pound into one thousand new farthings.
Florins would therefore, be 100 farthings; shillings 59 farthings, and six-
penses, 25 shillings. On each coin the
value in farthings would be clearly
In England there, ara over % ow Souin
A-frioan war medals awaiting olaimants.
A oattle plague has ravaged Africa, millions of cattle having died between the
river Niger and Lake Tehad.
At an experiment farm in Asmara, Africa, under the direction of the Italian
government, an aore of shallow, stony
soil was sown with 1T2 pounds of native
barley, and yielded 2,200 pounds.
iVlioIesale Dealers in Oranges, Lemony Apples, Bananas,
md all lilnds of .Fresh FYuIa,, Vegetables, 13 at ter, Eggs,
-\iitSj. Candy, Cigars, Ei:c.    The  largest  Shippers in  _1:h
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518 and 520 Firs! avenue, Spokane, Wash,
Coctensv   lake    Saw   Mill
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ion. and its action m increasing
It is difficult to
m ptare .-dancing are usually executed \ lormeu now bwu tue average speed of
upon the right foot, and' it is generally j-team travel will be permanently in-
considered'that unless double practice j creased. The cost of sucn increase,
be accorded to the left leg an ungraceful j must , be considered as vital to the
preference for the riirht will bo' shown '( que,5tion at issue, and in this calculation
by the dancers in their public perform- \ thes rapid.rate at whichi the^ tram resistances.
Tlie proprietor has on hand
• ■' •" In lenaths of from 12 to 50 feet.    Any kind
of bill stuff can be cut at short notice.
, t t
Shingles, Laths, Mouldings, Turned Posts and
Ballasters, Brackets. Etc. Two Carloads
►Sash and Doors; Two Carloads Dry ■ Fir .. *
Clear Flooring, 4in.-; One" Carload Dry Fir
. Clear Ceiling; 4 Carloads ■ of Clear Cedar,
for Finish.; One Carload Glass, Paints, Oils,
etc., ineluclhlo: Fancy Glass,Wood Stains, etc.
"G,   O,   BUCHANAN.
Is issued at Nakusp,. B.C., every Thursday:
Wet weather, snow slides, hard times, or the
sheriff * never hinders its publication. It
comes out just tho same.
Does not dream of making a million out of it,
but he expects to get a luxurious living. In
order to do this it is necessary to have cashable material, and the world at large is cordially invited to dig up enough money to pay
for an annual interest. To accommodate the
public we do
At prices that do not discord with the despondent price of silver. Published every Thursday.
».    T.    LOWEBY,    EDITOR    AND
Transient Advertising, 25 cents ner line firsi insertion, 10 cents per line subsequent insertion-.
nonpareil measurement.
' Correspondence from every part of the Kooten ay
District and communications upon Jive-' topic*
always acceptable. Write on both side? of i\u\
paper if you wish. Always send something jjood.
110 matter how crudel Get your copy in while it
is hot, and we will do the rest.
1    THURSDAY,   AUG. 30, 189-1.
d It now costs on average 836,500,000
■ to pay the annual expenses of running" the Dominion. This is an increase in two decades of thirteen and
a half millions a year. The tariff
"being reduced the receipts from.Customs must fall off,  and- as a further
■ tut may occur next year we must decrease, the expenditure or we will bo
constantly wallowing in a mire of in-
. creasing1 debt. Some papers think
it is possible to cut down the expenditure, while others say we are already
too economical.
It is interesting" to know how we
spend the $3 tf, 500,000 every year.
, It takes $4,000,000 as subsidies to the
different Provinces. This is iixed bv
the constitution and it is impossible
to reduce it, as it is sure to increase,
down one half. Less extravagance
in the way of public-works might be
encouraged. We have a new canal
that costs $10,000 a year to operate it
and only yields a revenue of $619.
Although the expense account ofthe
Dominio;i may be reduced aome, we
see no a-say  to keep even with the
i i
,;ietio:i_ other than resorting
to an mtome tax, and making each
pay into tho revenue an amount corresponding to their individual wealth.
five dollars per day while actually employed
such Examiners, viz,:—R. H. H. Alexander, W.
H. Chase, Wm. EcPherson.
au23 Clerk, Executive Council.
Tlie mule has played an important
part iu the development of the Kootenay country, but no one seems to
give him any credit for it. The iron
horse is driving him out, but the fact
remains, that he was here first..
jlany a load has he packed over the
steep trails of the Nakusp-Slocan district and never said a word. He was
lazy and slow, but got there just the
same, and historians should'not leave
out the mule when writing about
tlie pioneers. Considering that few
of them are Canadians they have done
well in South Kootenay. The great
Opposition .party admire kicking propensities even' in the down-trodden
and sullen mule.
[L. S.[ J. H. TURNER,
VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, of thel United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen,
Defender of the Paith,&c., &c, &c.
—-and SURGEON,
r& Oi ?. s st. n, Ft 3 5*"
! H U >< -c P '.'  f! 'i r. :,--,. ,i V-; >i
w 'V-' \.v ;<
>!l   il.
5,   \ W/HERAS it is provided
al. / "'       by section 22 of an
TVJOTICE is hereby given, in pursuance' of the
1 ^>    provisions of the "Official Sealers' Act, 1891,"
tliat an examination of candidates for the position
of Official Scalers will be held at the office of the
Provincial Timber Inspector, at Vancouver, on
Tuesday, 18th September next.
Ail persons intending to present themselves for
examination shall, on or before the 10th day of
, . t   •   i    -     ~    i r-\ \ r\-'     '-cotemher next, give notice in writing to the un-
almost yearly.     It tape's   $t_?,00G,COJ j der-sig-ned of such .intention, and their post office
Chief Commissioner of Lands & Works
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B. C, 22nd August, 1831.
to pay interest chafes sncl pinking j
fund on account of our national debt, j
It is imi o sible to cut this down with-1
out being guilty of repudiation. Tho I
'post-office costs $3,5.0,000 yearly!
and, although it might be reduced}
some, the reduction would not amount j
to much. The Indians cost us a j
million a vear and we see no wav oil
decreasing it. It takes
the penitentiaries, of which there are |
live and in all probability the number will have to be increased tosewp S ^   -il^^im^-^ of Lands and \vork<
, . " 5 date i :iiKl Anynst, I8')i, recommending that the
and an increase of expenditure re- :,-ro>-i--.on- & the -official sealers' Act,isai,»i»
quired in this direc*i_ii. Lighthouse ' i,U! i![" r"lv;'' a"'ithat a pivci:imatL>:i to" that
and coast service cost half a million ]clilcr ,w lsU,,lWsod in th0 B^^Jiunibia Ga-
and must be maintained at tliat fimir. j
! n
"GliV-Ut^ JiJbuL\T HOUSri, ViurolUA.
Tue d _■, the 14- h day of August, 1894.
N A :,1E?,I0J'LANDUM from the Honorable the
Tueodore Davie,
Act passed by the Legislature of British Columbia
in the fifty-seventh year of Our   Reign, intituled
"An Act to provide for the appointment of Official
Sealers of saw-logs and other cut timber," that the
said Act shall not come into force until proclaimed
by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council:
And whereas Our said Lieutenant-Governor, by
and with the advice of his Executive Council, has
by an Order,in Council been pleased to dfrect that
the said Act shall come into, operation from the
date hereof,
And whereas section 2 of the said Act decrees
that it shall be lawful for the Lieutenant-Governor
in Council, for the purposes of the said Act, by Older iu Council, to divide the Province into districts :
And whereas Our said Lieutenant-Governor, by
and.with the advice of his Executive Council, has,
by an Order in Council in that behalf, been pleased
to divide the Province into three districts namely:-    .
All that portion of the Province comprised within the Island of Vancouver to be known as District
No. 1;    ''.,
All that portion of the Province, excluding Vancouver Island, which is situated to the west of the
Cascade Range of Mountains, to be known as District No. 2:
All that portion of the Province not included
within Districts Nos. 1 and 2, to be known as District No. 3 :
NOW KNOW YE, therefore,'that in pursuance
thereof, We do hereby proclaim the said "Official
Scalers' Act, 1894," to come and be" in force from
the date hereof:
And the Districts thereunder to be as is hereinbefore recited. "
In'Testimony Whereof, We have caused
these Our Letters to be made Patent and the
Great Seal of the said Province to be hercun -
to affixed: Witness, tlie Honourable John
Herbert Turner1, the Deputy of Our Lieutenant-Governor of- Our said Province of
British Columbia, in Our City of Victoria, in
Our said Province, this fourteenth day of
August, in. the year of Our Lord one th .i>
saiid eight hundred and ninety-four, and in
- the fifty-eight year of Our Reign.
By Command,
Provincial Secretary.
9 P n
'*«? '"t /"S j—«
'      IN
I    ^ 4^.1"^ da-il A3'
>^^    V  V     ia. jel. ZL ._. £L &.
/.or-o arf )V-jn:iecl by the Ac-.t.
Tlie Miiil^t'.ir also'recommends tint for the pur-
Justice   COStS   $700,00J   and llli^'llt bo ;' )><■* ' - ofu\i< Aei- the i rovinee be divided into three
, PI'S
slightly reduced   by  cutting- tho sal- jtlutri(,t!-8U mi™, viz.:—
a ies ofthe julges.   In fact on §22,-1 Dis:R:cr No. i.
U0..\ 0 JO Of the   expenditure   it   SeeillS |    AU t]nt portion of the Province comprise I with-
aluiost impossible to make anv rcduci-1!" th^;,ani;oi v™ dl^r' f* waljh ^^^»
i be iii) .•oiuu.d one Orfi^-ial Realer.
tion.    The cut if auy  woi.1.1   have to i
-, , . .   . .. r .    J DisikktNo. 2.
be made on the  remamin_r  fc"l-i,C0J,- i
AU in
] v, ■■ ,
see ; -''
0J0.    We pay  ^^.3,000 for    superannuating civil servants.    "Wo
norea-on  why   f is si-oulil  not   be ; L,:i-':l°' iU',-) ;-:;i
considerably  reduced,    Ulxici?:is    of]
the civil government; ',osfc-&l,>3i>7,000. I   au-ih„t:...-rth
Tiiis could be   reduced,   us■■'■liiai v V-f I ';*;
!•'Tli-'n i) the Pr-ivince except Vancon-
\.;i:.-ii A'i '.-» -!h: v.-c5t of file Cascade
loiiwi -i.j-. f'ir v/iiich UkTC shall  b^a^-
■SYivLi I
■j.. C -..ii'ii
ai bv.
of .ihe Province not. included n
•yc"v.'iu-.-n u<t-re tfli.iil.be. -appoim-.
NOTICE is hereby given that, 30
days after date, I intend to apply to
tlie Chief Commissioner Lands and
Works for authority to take and convey and divert one hundred inches
of water from creek, located on J.
Robinson's pre-emption. To divert
water in a southerly direction through
a ditch to cross J." Robinson's pre-emption, the same ditch to cross a portion
of J. Cooper's pre-emption, .ditch to
end on applicant's pre-emption. Water to be used for irrigating purroses-
| AVINQ-placed some new
Machinery in our Mill,
we are prepared to furnish
all kinds of Rou^h and Dressed Lumber and 'Shincries at
*■—* tj
"Pi?7p^T? J yQn
Rouj^h liiimbor, inrrnw,-
l> "* v.-'u\'.
Joi-t a'id n'.'.i'.iii;!!^, .•ize:1. id to
is foot lOil^-,
IS ' to 2 i '
•J i ! to :$) '
Flooring', T&G.'i "
" ■•     .[ "   '
V .i'linl Oeiliim', i "
>      I\lHtr.*,
$11 00 to yii' ()«)
iT-jl  ())
Sl-J 00
yi;i ivi
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K>2 U)
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A liberal ci e -nnl on !:u\ire orders fi.r Cn<li,
—.*;•.-j— »^       /-\ y* "* f . •. Y   Y   ^^       O
,-4   5   !j',J       «   , ~l ,"J >-i !     '     '"1        V-
XJ_y      _3_
~aLa) ' /*• • ":-i3
Jjf siL% Xb <7Xf >!X£
'■^3 Ai!
\ i *
the Ofiices could be combined in m .
■!. and money saved thea count }r. Tiie
.'.■■mounted police cost §000,00J,  which
is altogether, too "much to expend in ^^^viedge.of aiuipriic^nfe.aesirh^ to b^a^Ant-
,        _,       .       .   :       T,      .       , ,    , ud Ollieial Scalers, ain: t.mt tne:r rouiuneraEion be
tie  Territories.    It should  bj    cut
Tin? Miiii:t.-r fvirilier recommend-? that..the'.f61-
.ovvii!iiAiiUii-jvi._"jiti-.nvjii be a'ipoiiit-od n iiourd o.t
itixann'.'iers to examine tind'test  ihe-'abilitv-j.iki;
;Fire Valley, B,CV July 30th,■» | Wilclliimsr
9:1 *
:'^IA )
7t\G> f
When in Kaslo stop at the Great
Northern Hotel. Rates reasonal)le
Headquarters for cool and delicious
beer. t
Kep.tU'i^S* 'N-
ii-i-l VXisn^ly. AExi
^tgpz .::-'
. ;   ia- *■'
A C^Ic of i-tc Silvery West, and Un-
U-Hi&d Irlalitants.
, Tlie Kootenay eoLmtrv*is"Tich with'
ioinar.ee r. a king material, and almost every d^y, aMoi^/i-aiub&tdug:
i p "that v\ould make Lai*sraid,' Zola
ir any other writer, gowild with joy*
Lere is a shoit er.u in a fov chapters:
The Canadian  Editor has a raj or
in a  town of large pros] eets,    and
several  chapiies.    lie  grows   tired-
otd  unloads it
j rditur } acks  his gold   medals and
j fades from the public gaze.
It is - autumn and1 the snow drifts
lier#';and -there "on" the- lofty peaks of
the Slocan.1" Along "the ti ail, weary
and' head bent forvvvard,~'coines The
Scotch Editor to the little camp where
fPhe 4% Fditor' still -Struggles fdr0,the
eleven youngsters,  and prays that
^ilvei'-mav^-soon -regain its virtue.
Jrnhe Scotch Editor has changed.    He
< A :^\ r
, >«-
Commission Merchants
>•-_   <->   ;■  .£_, «-•" »»">   g
imprecates v no   longer,     deep and |
strong.    He is now the boso li friend
of The-Canadian-Editor, subdued, by
a stronger- mind. 'Hevstays ■ in   the
loiesaie im
onto, a brilliant but i]ltLie town and the boys call him
fcrecn, Scotch Editor.'   The Canadian Jud£c*   lU has r«al ^m^ fc0 S-e11 for
j tin
Lditor fit ts lonesome wirhcut a mc8insitne &ai1^   and  Ms stock never runs
of roasting old men,  and others who jIow ' Ee-smokes -his. i ij.erand looks
cannot rci ly, so he hiesto tlie Scotch
Editor and wants his rarer back.
-The Scotch Editor is willing, but he
wants money, hard, cold money.
The Canadian Editor has none in Ins
jeans, so he goes the gang, and they
' l ut up a note. ' The Scotch Editor
takes it to the bank. No go. Not
strong enough on" the back. The
Canadian Editor swears vengeance
and disasppear.s .
Down the steep trail, towards a
little mining camp, nestled at the
■ foot of many rich mountains, plods a
man. of gigantic frame, and eleven
children. He is weary and sad, for
he has hunted a long time for a, place
in which to lay his type and print/a
paper that would change the climate.
The citizens of the small bacon fed
"camp take to him kindly, and he
soon spreads his little sheet to the
lour corners of the' earth, and the.
eleven received bread. Then the
panic comes. Silver goes down and
many a proud head is drooping. Not
so the Big Editor. lie manfully sticks
to the little camp, and prints cheering
words to brace up the boys who.-first
made the town, while in aiittle vil
lage, across the line, eleven children
wonder why daddy stays away so
One evening1, some hours after the
sun had retired for the night, The
Canadian Editor returns to the town
ot chappies, a triumphant look in his'
eye, and a bran new press in the car.
The Scotch Editor sees it and shivers
in his brogans. He knows he is very
clever, but The Canadian Editor has
the cinch, and the future grows dark
and ominous.
There is great rejoicing amongst
the gang. A new paper is out, at a
price so low that everyone knows it
is a drive at The Scotch Editor. It
riles his Saxon blood and he mutters
deeo imprecations, but that is all.
He stops at the imprecations, and the
streets of chappie town do not run.red
with editorial gore. An English Editor, aristocratic and capitalistic,
di\]A cars on tic scene, and The Scotch
wiser than any man in the camp,
The Big Editor still: rustles" for the
The Canadian Editor chuckles with
joy. He has tamed Th . Scotch Editor. and thinks he will finally-own
the earth. The gang is called, tor
gether and it is decreed that the
Government must give place to them
and no English need apply. It is.
Canada.for the Canucks, and hell for
the rest of the people. In a town not
far. from Chappyville, noted for its
cylclonic propensities, an American
Editor vainly strives to enlighten the
world and pay his bills.. He is approached with money, and his rag be
comes the property of the gang.
Tlie Canadian Editor is strictly in it
but the citizens of tlie cyclone city
do;not like the autocratic verbosity
ofthe rag, and it playsa losing game
to the sour end. Tlie people rejoice
when it dies, and trunk the last curse
has been lifted from their persecuted
On a flat car,. covered by the blue
sky, sits an old and battered press,
around which cluster many a mem
ory, and chunk of dirt. It has a melancholy and sorrowful appearance,
as though it was going to its own
funeral. Turning in its bed, it said
in a wailing tone. "What is the
world coming to ? Here I am battered and* old, a survivor, of fire and
flood, going into a little side-tracked
mining camp to have my last days
worn out printing editorials too heavy
for me to stand, in order that the
gang who own me may some day
sell a lot. And, then I may have to
print a Comique advertisment, or the
obituary of the other paper, and
just think, what would become of
The Big Editor and the eleven, if I
succeed in squeezing out the little
sheet, that has told the joys and woes
of the boys before pianos and canary
birds came to town, and the mule
was monarch of the carrying trade."
The Assizes, adjourned from the
19th of June, will be held in Nelson
on the 10th of September,
s,.uiauors, ana
e 1 V£
bell Si
GROCERIES  and PROVISIONS at very low price jj
FRESH CANNED GOODS always in stock. |
A fall assortment of Choice CIGARS and TOBACCOS;
Underwear. Hosiery,
Mens' Furnishings,
Mens' Ready Made
Gloves, Ribbons, Silks,
Satins, Cashmeres,
Melton & Serge Cloths,
Carpets, Blinds, Cottons, Hats and Caps,
House & Table Linens,
Boots and. Shoes.
Hungarian Flour,
Sugars, Bacon, Hams
Coffees, Teas, Spices,
Jams,  Pickles, Oatmeal, Biscuits,
Canned Vegetables,
Canned Fruits,
Dried    Fruits,   and
Syrups, :
' ''.Fancy Toilet Soaps,,
Cigars aitcl Tobaccos,
Grindstones & Fixtures
Crosscut '& Rip Saws,
Axes and Handles,
Nails, Screws, Bolts,
Round, Flat, Square Iron
Oils,  Paints,   Glass,
Horse Shoes and Nails,
Miners can get a,''complete outfit here.
J ■Mri>wr-fc-iw.iu._i_t-fci»"*«-— ■- —; —u
■ J —ji-ti»- -«  ijunyii^l-|ij-»i njm  i ■    L'  J"<  L i  ^"1 ■
c:;^:- .-—r^-^~*"~
? ?!
<&     ©     «
Gateway to the Famous Slocan
us of
ines!   Arrow Lake Ter
;he Nakusp & Slocan Railway
ins1 Port for
w uenver,
and the Mines.
Famous for its Fishing and Hunting.   Within a
few miles of the Hot Springs en Upper i_ircw lake
becoming noted for their Medicinal Qua
With the completion   of  the Nakusp & Slocan  Railroad,   Thousands of tons of
ore will be brought to Nakusp from the rich mines of the Sloca-n, and loaded on the
steamer for Revelstoke.
Gold and Silver Ledges  have, been discovered
The towii already contains'".Six Hotels, Several
with a capacity of 30,000- feet per ciieni, a- substantial
Shop .and many other building's. v
ee miles of Nakusp.
Houses,. Stores, SawiBili,
rf,: Warehouses, .Blacksmith
*s '... 15'} 3Ti!es tin Hour l>y Rail.
Austria announces na electric locomo
tire which is to trnvrl 125 :niles an hour.
The Independence JHi.-kre follows with
the statement th:-*-t ■ i'a-i North-Belgian.
■ct>Tip:uiy and the1 Kyrth France com-
pa:iY arc con?trncLiu'_: a lino £'o-locomotives, operated hy fck:ciru-ity\ on which
t);_ 'journey from Drn^-eL? to P.'iris,
about idZ uiiles, will !>e fu-.'.-ov.'solishofi in
oi^hty miv.ate?," a sy.-iuI ot" ns-Mi-iy 100
luiles'fin uour. It ii; rti.rth3r f,{Y>.;e,l thai
"the trains will ha running ;:i j:h«»nt two
iiU JJ. U: uUDiVii jliilblU lib,
Dealers  in
iaaos,  Organs.  Musicians'   Sup
plies, Sowing Machines, and
Supplies. ^
Tauy Cat ?\\v\"i Alt ihe i»-:i?iit\
"Snakei? nonet hitv," Bays a :V;w Or
loans y.hy.\dc*i:ui who h;\6 sin'Med ■->;!£ lie.'?
conaidvyAd'ny. Th^y c-'iu't. ho xny:-,, be
cause th«ir jawa are connected only by a
cartilauv, are i;ot hin;?oi1, ami cannot bf
brought to:;et:ior wirii .-my force. The
snake simply hooks the fangs in its upper
jaw into tht-object aimed at, the lower
jaw not figuring in tho act at al;. The
act is very similar tothar, of arcfv.} striking a cotton hook into a bale oi cotton,
or a boathook into a pier.
,     SLOGAN   LAKE.
j    Plenty ot acconmiodatfons for trav
ilers.    Good bods and good meals."
Viv stocked with wines, liquors anr".
John Madden, Prop.
A bit oT {.'ii er; this ii Lot's:
"Bov wa nit d!   At the closk apply,
"Pay'sure—ut lirst not very high."
Within two days, at early mcri,
tV grocer's fcaby boy was bora.
His little brother, wild, with joy,
Vxid to bis father, "Here's your boy I
•Take down the notice on the door,
'''or you won't need it any more."
Then added this: "We've got a prize!
Clow, don't it pay to advertise?"
Character in Walking.
Quick steps are indicative of energy
or agitation.
Tiptoe walking symbolizes surprise,
curiosity, discretion or mystery.
Slow steps, whether long or short,
suggest a gentle or reflective state of
mini], as the case may be.
The proud step is slow and measured;
the toes are conspicuously turned out;
the leg" straightened
Where a revengeful purpose be hidden
finder a feigned smile the step will he
slinking and noiseless.
The city of Seattle, "Wash., will fur.iie'i
the necessary tools to idle men who wish
work and will pay them fairly for all work
done for the city.
More than a fourth of the gold and more
than a third of the silver produced throughout the world in the year 1891 was mined
in the United Stbtesl
Carroll D. Wright, chief of the United
States bureau of statistics, reports that
wages in Massachusetts average 51.70 to SI
paid in England, while the cost of the same
mode of living is §1.17 here to §i in England.
The Belgian officials in tho Congo country are arranging to import Chinese coolies
to do the work of common laborers. The
English, who have tried the experiment of
mixing Chinamen and negroes, wish the
Belgians success, hut they predict that the
effort will be a failure.
*TC*]LAm>S     BROS.
andscape Photographers
Ceep a large quantity of Architypes
aid    Steel   Engravings    in    stock
Pictures fifuned to order.
KASLO, B. C.   '
Graduate, of Trinity University, Toronto.    Member of college Physicians and Surgeons, Ontario.
K-   5-I'Kii
KASLO CITY,       -       -       -     B.C..
Tlie only practical Watchmaker in
„hc Koofccnav District. -Orders by
mail receive prompt attention.
• On the surface of every leaf are myriads of little mouths which botanists call
' 'stomates," They are most abundant on
the upper surface'of leaves; each is..an
oval opening, guarded by a pair of lips
which open and close according to requirements. They vary from less than
1,00.0 to more than 20,000 to the square
inch of leaf surface.
A Democratic Duke.
The witl of the late duke of Marlborough contains the following characteristic clause:: "I. particularly dislike the ex-
clusiveness of family pride and desire
not to be buried in the family vault at
Blenheim, but iri such convenient place
as others of my generation and surroundings may equally us©."
Stages leave Kaslo daily at 8 a.m.
for New Denver. Returning will
leave New Denver for Kaslo at
same hour.
Satisfaction is   Guaranteed.
Special Attention to Mining
Interests. ,
Over Bvcr's'.Hardware Store.
■   A  &    & i fi £ "* t'   *. V        \'\. A. •  ', .-    Z i   ' -   i    t-
T " l^"1  >  s •
*     ^-_> t^.'- L-_   S    I  *    5
12   Koward   street,
fig     S    89    r &i   R "T" P9"58 t"""**
G. L. EhT\BROOKS,    '-       AIASTKK,
Leave New Denver at 7 a.m. for 8'.hwio:i.
Leave New De.iver at 8:W «.m. f>.r li >:*aij:
Leave Bonanza City at 12 mon for Nrv.r J^nvc:
.locan Tjrading & Navigatjox Co., (Ltd.)
W. O. ilcKINXOX.
V 4 V
To take eiiect cm Saturday, May ljith. 18M.
rrains We-?t.'       '   Station. Trains* Has!.
1(5 30      Depart NELSON Arrive      i0 <7>
+10 50 Kootcna/ Crowing 20 _:>:•
J17 35 Slocan'Croseina: I'M).
18 15        Arrive ROBSON Dt'.pai t      ll« CO
Trains from Nel-on will Avait arrival oi )>'XA
rom Bomier's Feny and Lake Puinto ou  \-.'ed
.esdays and Saturday:?.
X Flag Stations.
_3TAbove. Trains will run Tne-rdays, WedTiC-1-
lays, Fridays and Saturdays.
The Comnany reserve the right to change tlii.-
Time Table v/ithout Notice. .^
Pacific Standard and 21 hour system ado[ t<d\.
General S"'*a Trainmaster & Ag.^m
•   V: : C3 iver.
::>:".¥ iV_XV2R,      -       -      -,    -      B. C*
Is i..;srt of the bost in the Slocan dis-
PACIFIC- ".    -_
, i i   IjIjA. ■  • • A Lj     i L.iJJ   LiXxJlJlJ*
-i; i tf .   liO .j.'.i
'rota /K-rivos at 10:10 Daily
17x10     "
. Chev. p.M,'.n>?r iviird lc ar.d tf-afp route to 51 n-
.mI.   T.io«t...   St.   F'.-ui!, Clik-a^^   NwYnk,
.ni Tloslon. . Eak*a i3 to $10 lower than any otlwr
Specially titled Culos.I't Cr.iv, in charge  of a'
irtcr. lor the accommodation of ra,s.«cngers hoid-
:g ,-i\-o:;il-class tickets.
P.-i^eugers booked to and from all European
■. 1: i ifi a 11 - west ra tos.
L':w freight rates.   Quick rtt's-ateh.   irerclianis
rill -Aavc. money by having their ireight routed via
Jie C.I'.H.
Full and reliable information given by applying
JEO. Mch. BROWN,       I. T. BREWSTEE,
Aj?t Gen. Freight. Agent,     Local Agent,
Vancouver. Revelstoke
Steam Nav. Co., Ltd. ^
rrX^'XEi O^^LID 2STO. 4.
Is Effect .Thursday, July 12th, 1894.
Sjotoe Falls t
Nelson & Fort Sheppard
•'Comsc-iing witii *5l« Canadian Pacific Rail-
v. :i\ li.ral! Ei.riU-rn and Coast Points.)
| Lcr-vr.-K'-Mson on Wednesdays and Saturdays at
v '5 i'l.
c.nv.'-A-Avflstckeon Tr.esdays and  Fridays at
(Connecting at N'srthport for i>oints north and
vovth on '.Ik: f-i'okanc Falls & Northern
Leuves Robson ''.Veilnesdays and Saturdays at 4
L-eavesNoithnovt Wednesdays and Saturdays at
1 p.m.
The only through route from Nelson, Kaslo,
Kootenay Lake and all Slocan
Through Trains Semi-Weekly.
Leave 7 a.m.        pfELSON.
AiTive .">:-K> p.m.
I raw «»s Nelson Tuesdays at S p.m.; Wednesdays,
at :»:-in p.m.; Fridays, at 3 p.m.; Saturdays, at o:40
o.m. Conneciing on Saturdays and W cdnesdays
with Nelson & Fort Sheppard Railway for Kaslo
and Lake noinfe?. L. ..,   >T ,
Leaves Kaslo for Nelson, connecting with kelson & Fort Sheppard Railway, for Spokane and
points south, on Wednesdays and Saturdays at
2:30 a.m.
On Wednesdays and Saturdays, trains will run
through to Snokane,arriving Yuno day. Returning
passengers will leave Spokane at 7 a.m.on Wednesdays and Saturdays, arriving at Nelson at o:-l0 p.
m., same day, maldng close connection with the
steamer Nelson for Kaslo and all Kootenay lake
Commencing''May 2nd passengers for Trail
Creek, Nakusp, New Denver. Revelstoke, and all
points on the Canadian Pacific Railway, will-
leave Spokane on Wednesdays and. Saturdays at
7 a.m., connecting at Northport with. Steamer
(same day) at 1 p.m.
Passengers by steamer from above points arrive
in Spokane same evening.
Passengers  for   Kettle   River  and  Boundary
Creek connect at Marcus with stage on Mondays I
a nd Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. *
(Connecting with the Great Northern Railway
• for all Eastern points, Spokane and
the Coast.)    /
Leaves Nelson for Bonner's Ferry, via Kaslo, on
Saturdays at 5:10 p.m., and Wednesdays at 5:40 p.
11 Leaves Kaslo for Bonner's FeiTy direct on Mondays at G a.m. and Thursdays at 0 a.m.
Leaves Bonner's Ferry for Kaslo, via Nelson, at
2 a.m. on Tuesdays aiiq. Fridays.
The company reserves the right tox-hange^his
schedule at any time without notice.
For full information as to tickets, rates, etc., apply at the Company's offices, Nelson, B.C.
T. ALLAN, Sec'y. J. W, TROUP,
Nelson, B.C. Manager.
) ■i -ii. i,m«—iaaemme*
Richard Mosely died in the hospital at Nelson last week.    He formerly worked as a blacksmith   in   the
, Slocan,  and pneumonia caused   his
Forty tons of Silver King1 ore, valued at $4,000, were shipped 1,0 Denver, Col., from Nelson. The freight
rate was $14 a ton.
The Lytton had a car-load of Josie
ore on board last Monday. It was
being shipped to Everett. Tlie rate
on ore from Trail to Tacoma or Everett is $8 a. ton, either via Spokane
or Revelstoke, the Spokane & North-
era Ry., having recently met the cut
ofthe C. P. R.
The Lytton owing to the days get-
- ting shorter will only make one trip
a week to Northport, after this dare.
Bob Kirk woods' rich strike of clean
galena on Ten Mile creek is causing
quite an excitement, and may be the
means of a camp springing up that
will rival Silverton.
-"   ROsebery will have a post office in
a short time.
The Comique building at Kaslo is
'"• , empty.    Probably the  New Denver
. speculators might find it advantage-
■ oils'to move it over to tlieir camp, as
', no doubt it can now be purchased
for a mere song.
S: R.  Reid,   is in the country preparing an illustrated article for Toron
- • to Saturday Night.    A special edition
■•   of 15,000 copies containing the Koofi-
' enay article will  be sold at the fair
in Toronto, .next month.
Holden and Mitchell came in- from
the Lardeau on Saturday.    They report about  14 men working on min-
-.  oral claims in that section, and about
50 placer mining on the creeks.
Seven men are working- 011 the
Black Prince in tlie Lardeau.
Geneile & Co., have all the timber
cut that will be used on the bridges
/ofthe N. &S. Ry.
The dense smoke from the forest.
fires mauc it so dark in Xa kusp on
Monday, that .the printers could not
sot ,iypa wiJiouc the aid of anarti-
iicial luminarv.
The Terminus of  the Nakusp & Slocan Railway.
C; ram
f * t
Real Estate and Mining Broker,
605 HASTINGS STREET,       -      -
b9      li».      \.Jm
Showing the Dates and Places ot Courts
of Assize, Nisi i rius, and 1 yer and
Terminer, and General Gaol Deliv-
.  ery for the Year 1894,.
Fall Assizes.
^Nelson Monday 10th September.
"Donald Monday  .17th September.
Clinton Thursday  20th September.
Richliield Monday 24th September.
Kamloops.., Monday ;lst October.
Vernon Monday....' 8th October-
■Lytton  Friday 12th October-
New Westminster. .Tuesday 6th November.
Vancouver Monday 12th November.
Victoria Tuesday 20th November'
Xinainio Tuesday 27th November'
:Sj)0v.*Jal Assizes adjourned from the Spring by
Mi:  Justice Wallcem and   now   fixed for these
Application for   Liquor   License.
- NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days after date
I intend applying to the Gold Commissioner for a
retail license to sell beer; wine, spirits, andotlier
intoxicating liquors and beverages near the mouth
of Goat creek, on Cariboo creek, West Kootenay
Nakusp,-July 28th, 1894.
Iii order , to help the business men
of die Nakusp-Slocan country to ge,
over the hard times, we will for th<*.
next GO days furnish job printing at
prices' that will astonish the most
elderlv of t! e inhabitants.
Maps of Trltish Columbia for sale a
this office. f
Geo. Bartlelt and Cap. Johnson :i:c \
placer mining- on Lardeau creek and |
expect; to be rich in a short time, i
At tl c  County  Court in Nelson 7$
e;ui-5 were trie 1,   n.ostofthem of no
i i.I.iic ir.icri st.
eJ .   JuV..
Kevelstoko Station,
i\.     11 jtiCJ
Application for Liquor License
"VfOTICE is hereby given that 30 days after date
I\   I intend applying to the Gold- Commissioner .
for a retail license to" sell beer, wine, spirits, and
other intoxicating-liouoi-g and beverages at:the
mouth of Trout Creek, West Kootenay District.
Nakusp, July 2nd, 1804.    ''   ■   .
.      , WHOLESALE   '
Books, Stationery, Office Supplies,
- and-Wall Paper.   ,     , ,
Great Eastern Block.
i § m m g&sa
B. C.
RTIRTIC Work executed on. shortest possible
KSS3S ffAM>h
Lots Now for Sale.
K.evelsto3s.e  .Station,   B. O.
Dealer  in Household   Furniture.
tfST Agent for Singer Sewing Machines
T I amrrh sued the I. & D. Co., for §(Ui).
It will toon bo lime to commence'-; jn uhc.Couutv Court
work on'the new school,   in order to
get it closed in before the snow mies.
Pay day has increased business in
town this week as is usual upon such
monetary occasions
Tlie Nelson  Tribune still uses the
'Frisco Argonaut to largely  (ill   its
olum:i_,   and  the publication  of its
last issue wi lie announced upon she \
arrival of a
Yi a i-.k  1 c Avaids and GeraId Ca v-
., for§(U!).-
They were
defeated on every count.
lionson & Person  were sued by J.
M.   Carroll for  £!)ij.01, for labor, and j
tiie Court returned a verdict in their
Of Swansea ana vv'igan,
Analytical Chemist and Assayer
The oldes0 and most experienced
Assayer in tho Province.
$"■« rv
&«~i x
Resident A«x*nt, Three Forks.
^^slt^x I       in r.\      -4 ?Yf~\       f'jf" —
la vol*.
Twenty miners from  Nova Scotia
Assaying: and
Miiiine EiidneeiiM
lifi H_<flU'     <L>a_   -Wt
v-V «
Leaders," ^ife'.
'v1" A
lessen down on the Lvttonlast week.
Tliey will work on the Pearl and
Vigilant claims, hear Ainsworth.
Assay & Mining; OJTrcos:
T-i t   n
small  consignment   o,"|     A small  stamp mill   has been put
wrapping paper.    Tho   Tril.un.; v;:i I in »..i.iic O. X. mi..e, Trail creek/ Q     . .   ,   .   f ..   p    . r ., rj    ..
»rt .,,^,.,. i-w> ,^,-r-   a *.> i     -x        ' Sir enntendiiiil of tlie C:vs?el Gold Extrpctint
HO 11101 e DC inifa_C(l tiUlll was -.iiei/Jll- \\\ Ax w^T \<   <':^\    *i   hin.h-inr»P M   Co., Ltd., of Gla^jAVAvhoseExperinienhd Work-
3 Id Tl'L-Ml i      -L^-* ^-u'1   L5   "'ll1   ll ,lllKiulnce COaiv.,t Vancouver, B.C.
lu   * - jl'laCCi* iliilim-; in tllC  Lardeau. j    AH kinds of Oi-m pur.-luscd on a Cash Pryment
7iO Pender Strcset, Vancouver, B.C.
l LL   khifl< of Analytical,  As«iv   and  Mini'.!-j FaCtOl'V and Sn iOSro.'".m':
i.V   Work undertaken. j l ' , >'. •       .
VANCOUVER.    -    -    B.C


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