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VOL MO 38. "?
price ten cnq,
--.1*2,50   per Year.���
0. T. STONE     J. FXETDHE8     H".   BYERg
'     .l.L. RETALLACK     A. H.CAMERON.
POLICE commissioners:
ti. 0. BUCHANAN.
LICENSE committee:
SCHOOL trustees:
Special to tlie Pkospectok.
Dominion elections were held in
4 districts yesterday resulting as
Haldimand, Ontario, Hon. Dr.
Montague, Conservative, 642 majority.
West Quebec, R. R. Dobel, Independent-Conservative.
Vercheres, Que., C. A. Geoffrion,
Arbigonish, Nova Scotia,   Hon.
C. F. Mclsaac, Liberal.
' The hitter  was Sir John Thompson's constituency,
What Hoes It Moan?
R. Murpole and EJ, imChesney,
Jiigh officials of the C. P. R., tire
coming from Three Forks to Kaslo;
will be here this evening,
Tho Hush   Sotting in.
There were 31 arrivals via the
��tr. Nelson last night of which the
following registered at the Siociui
J Wilson, Vancouver, B.C.
D J Munn, New Westminster
Jno M Harris, Spokane
W H Adams, "
James Durio, Victoria
James Jeffrey       "
W M Maokeracher, Montreal
A B Wilso, Seattle
Oscar England, Newport,  Idaho
H E Nancarron, Seattle
John J Sullivan, Anaconda
G. H. Stimmel, Spokane,
Bids for the construction of the
cerial tramway from the Silver
King mine to Nelson will be received up to May 20. The contract, when awarded, will require
the tramway to be completed within 90 days.
Hans Madsen is down from the
Big Bend. He reports 50 men
working there, taking out considerable quantities of gold. Ho and
his companion broke through the
ice on the Columbia river and received a cold bath.
Some work is being done on the
tramway from the Humphreys-
Moore concentrator to the Idaho
basin, but most of the line is still
covered with snow.
Reports regarding the finding of
clean ore in the lower tunnel of the
Slocan Star are confirmed. At a
vertical depth of 450 ft. from the
croppings the clean ore is 7 feet
wide and the concentrates 12 feet.
20 copies of Supplement���Kemp's
write up���for $1.   This office.
Silver &l,j.
Court next week.
One barge being floored.
Look out for the engine.
Four new bouaes in Sandon.
J. Wilson, the Edison of Canada,
is in town.
The placer claims on Kaslo creek
will be heard from again.
Robert Irving is reenforced at
the company's office today by I). J.
Munn and several other railroad
Hereafter communications exceeding one column in length will
be cut down so as to come within
that limit.
Eat at the Idaho Restaurant. *
In the police court, Tuesday, a
man was fined $20 and costs for
cruelty to the animal which he
rode at an immoderate rate from
Three Forks.
Idaho Restaurant; for a good meal. *
Robert Foran, late Of the Alpha
mine, now landlord of the Great
Northern hotel, is (3 feet 5 inches
in height and is probably the tallest man in the district.
Don't forget the Idaho Restaurant. *
Two parties of prospectors, with
one of which is Irish Mike, alias
Happy   Mike,    alias    Night-shift
Mike, alias  Mike McAndrews,
are prospecting on Fry creek.
Meals 26ot8 and up at tlie Idaho. *
With last Tuesday evening, for
the time being Rev, Mprden's Tuesday evening meetings are, discontinued. He is going to attend district meeting and conference and
will be absent about a month.
Meals at all hours at the Idaho. *
With Clever running a butcher
shop and Ink running a print shop
wo supposed the limit of appropriateness of names had been reached,
but here comes Tye to assist in
building a railroad. The company couldn't lay the rails without
Suits to order from .$27.00; finest
in the house $40.00, at the London
Tailor. *
Board $3.00 a week at tlie Idaho, *
John J. Lynch and Robt. Foran
have leased   the   Great   Northern
hotel and will continue it as a first-
class house. Mrs. Roberts, after
three years of successful hotel management, during which time she
has made many friends, has retired across the lake where her husband is superintendent of the Blue
Bell mine.
of Every Description ,	
....    Opposite P. O., A Ave. . .*. .
Professor Liddy denies that he
used the word "if" in talking to a
Spokane reporter. There is no
such word as "if" in the professor's
scientific vocabulary. A paragraph in the Tribune, also, is not
to his liking. The editor of the
Tribune may slash away at preachers, lawyers, government agents
and other editors, but when he
runs up against a scientific man he
must have a care.
Idaho Restaurant for a square meal.       ��
Go to Weinstein for fine tailoring and moderate prices; sign,
London Tailor. *
St. Paul, Ka��lo.Sloeau,
"St. Paul." That is the name
that looks larger on the hotel register than any other, to Kaslo people. It is the word they have been
waiting and watching for. 'When
Civil Engineer W. F. Tye, representing the Great Northern contractors, Foley'Bros. & Guthrie, arrived last Sunday morning, registered from St Paul, and announced
that he had come to stay all summer and that other engineers, and
Contractor Guthrie himself, would
be along before the end of the
month, people began to realize that
the month of May would see active
work in progress on the Kaslo-
Slocan railroad. Since Mr. Tye's
arrival, other engineers with their
equipments have been coming in
by every boat, and it is understood
that four large engineering parties
will be placed in the field at once.
Supplies for their use have been
purchased of a local mercantile
How II..ports Grow.
About the middle of last month
the steamer Spokane, while lying
at the wharf in this city, where it
was used for warehouse purposes,
and therefore had no one on board,
was burned. Here is the account
of the fire as it appeared in the
Los Angeles (Cal.) Herald;
Associated Press Lcnscd-wire Service.
Spokamk (Wash.,) March 19.���
As the steamer Spokane, plying on
the KootenaMake, was crossing the
lake for Kelso, i>. C, a fire broke
out in the hold and soon spread to
the upper decks. There was a
panic among the passengers as the
flames begun to envelop the
steamer, and it required the efforts
of the captain and crew to prevent
them from jumping overboard.
Fortunately the steamer Ainsworth
was in the vicinity and reached
the burning bout in time to rescue
the passenptrs and crew. The boat
and cargo, valued at $40,000, is a
total loss.
A 15. C. (.crrymaiitlcr.   Mr. Mara"- Vinlt
Mit. Editor:���One of your local
all right but it will be done by the
party that will undo many blunders and redress many crimes com-
mitted by those to whom your con,-
contemporaries remarks that   this temporary   professes   cheerful   aL-
electoral district is too   large   and ��� e8lanoe.'	
should be divided. "By all means," Mr. Mara can scarcely flatter
the editor says, "let us have it di- himself that outside of those whv
vided." Coming from a paper are his friends on account of pei-r
that has posed as a Conservative sonal or political favors received or
sheet, this is good. expeotcd his visit called forJ.li much
The census of 1891 gave B. C. a I enthusiasm,
population of 98,17:>, of whom 61,- j One half of the present electorate
40d were upon the main land and I of the district, perhaps -more, re-
36,-767 were upon the island. Ac- gard protection, which is the coiv
cording to population lhe province nerstone of the policy of his party,
would be entitled to 4 members I as a relic of barbarism���a piece* of
only, but it enjoys 6 by virtue of quackery with which designing
the Act of Union. politicians delude ignorant people,
Our basis of representation was Some who believe in protection ie=
therefore one member for 16,362 gard the party as hopelessly rotten
of population, The mainland was |���and in need of dry-docking for
very nearly entitled by  population'repairs.
to 4 of the 6 members, and aside Some have grievances from 5 to
from population was fully entitled 120 years old against Mr. Mara ot'
to them by territorial extent and
variety of interests. At any rate a
Dominion constituency could have
been made as a district was made
in the Provincial redistribution
bridging the straits.
What was   done?    The   city   of
Victoria with a population of   18,-
538 and an area of 9 square  miles
I was given two (2) members.   Yale-
Kootenay     and     Cariboo-Lillooet
with a population of 19,180 and a ! their contempt by sending irrespon-
joint area of 80,000   square   miles sible agitators or   ignoramuses   to
Notice is h 'rcliy given that copies of the
plans, and book of reference of The Kaslo and
Slocan Railway, have been tiled with the de,
pariincut of Lands and Works, and in the Registry office for fh�� District of West Kootenay,
on the sixth day of April, A I). 1896, In conformity with the British Columbia Railway
Act. Rout. Irving, secretary.'
his predecessors in office to which
they have never had any opportunity of giving expression���ant]
they consider that Mr. Mara has a,
personal or inherited accountability for these.
And some oppose him because
they hold Canadian polities an I
���Canadian parties and Canadian
institutions and Canadian public
men in disdain, and desire to show
given one
Idler has availed himself of   the
j privilege of presenting his views to
were roljed together am
(1) member.
Why was it  done?   Because .in
Victoria the men who presumed to
run against the government of the j the public through the medium of
day at the 1891 election lost Iheir the Prospector���a privilege that
deposits; whereas, in Cariboo Dr. L 0pen to ail persons of whatever
Watt who came out on short notice party or shade of political, social
and under every kind of disadvan- 0r "scientific" beliefs.
tage against Mr. Barnard came A local writer of some repute is
within 23 votes of defeating that perhaps the only person who fell
gentleman. j j,,)-,, t[,e error of supposing the eeli-
Who did it? Tho party that, tor to be responsible for the views
your contemporary extolls some- 0f contributors to the paper. liiis
times as the "grand old party." irresponsibility of editors for views
The party that gerrymandered expressed by contributors having
Ontario so that 186,000 Conserva- been stated in the press of the
tive votes elect 53 members to   the! COunl rv a few million times alread y
Kaslo, R. C, April 17,1805.
Sealed Tenders will be received by the
undersigned until noon of the 81st day of Wav
1811.1 for the right, title and interest of the
estate of MeEachfen & Go. (in liquidation) in
and to the Hotel slocan building in tlie Citv of
Kaslo, together wlw the furniture and contents of the said Uojel so far ns these are the
property of tlie said estate.
Fuii particulars can be obtained upon application to the undersigned assignee.
The highest or any tender not necessarily
Terms, cash.
French, EneM and America
Front St., Kaslo,
It Is hereby mutually agreed bv the undersigned that t.ie partnership existing between us under I he name and II tie of lieniu'v
& Co Is hereby dissolved, Cole Murculson retiring.
Thos. Trenary and Thos. Devlin, continuing the business will pay all Indebtedness and
collect all monies due the firm.
Threo Forks, B. C, March 28, 1895.
Cole Mimiohison,
Thos. Tiiknaiiy,
���     Thos. Devlin.
House of Commons, while 182,000
Liberal votes elect but 29 members.
The party that gathered $100,000
from contractors and railroad
builders and spent it in 10 doubtful constituencies in Quebec, because, as Sir Caron explained, they
would have lost them otherwise.
The party that defrauded G. G.
King put of the seat for Queens, N.
B., through the gall of a   partisan I July   1893���or   any   other   paper
returning officer and   the   conniv-  with which we have been connected
we thought it unnecessary to repeat it.
We may agree with Idler that
Bostock is a Jim Dandy candidate
or we may think him a Jim Crow-
We may agree with Idler that
protection is "a relic of barbarism"
but if we <l i the files of this paper,
from the first number published in
mice of a partisan judge. The
party that heat M. C. Cameron out
of tho seat for West Huron through
the instrumentality of   a   perjured
slanderer who is doing time in the
in twenty years of editing and publishing- -don't show it.
Regarding apportionment, it appears that both the provincial and
penitentiary for his crime. The
party that sent Chamberlain to
Winnipeg (and incidentally to
Stoney Mountain) to cast   fraudu-
2 Dominion governments need to ho
appealed to on that score, and
whoever in future is elected by any
parly to either parliament should
and doubtless will stand firmly for
lent votes against Joe Martin, and j fair and equal representation���an
are defendants in a lawsuit brought apportionment that will give to
by Chamberlain's wife for the Kootenay and to each and every
$4000.00 that her husband was   to
get for the job.
This constituency will be divided
other district the representation to
which it is entitled by reason of
Noble 5 Bath House
Mrs, A. C, PEARSON, tofritirui.
First-ci.ass Accommodations.
Open Day and Night.
cornek of 3rd & c, near kaslo creek. v ''
BY W.  D.   PRATT.
According to some of the eastern
papers the gold bugs had been
V.muting Col. R. G. Ingersoll as
.me of their number. But evidently they had reckoned without
their host. He has recently come
mit strongly in favor of the white
metal, notwithstanding lie has
always opposed every measure that
lends toward liat money. In an
oration on honest money some
years ago the Col. said:
We have had in our country a
magnificent inflation. We have
in a few years built 75,000 miles
of Railroad in this  we   spent   $5,-
1)00,000,000 There was  work
for   everybody Everybody
wanted to hire somebody else... .
Then the war came and we spent
,$10,000,000,000 more. We scattered all over the country certain
notes which we agreed to pay, but
we have not paid them yet. In my
judgement it did not fake as much
patriotism to put down the Rebellion as it will to pay the debt. A
man can lie brave for a few minutes in line of battle when he looks
[The Col. knew for he had been
there.] and sees that   no   one   else
runs It   is   comparatively
i asy to die for a principle, but
mighty hard to live for it. It is
hard work to get up at 4 o'clock
in the morning and work until the
sun goes down and do  that   for   a
life time While   spending
ill is money we had a splendid time
but at last the crash came. Many
of the railroads failed and their
paper-became as worthless as' the
iirst autumn leaves that grow on
this earth. Then we got hard
times. Everybody who had a
mortgage as an adornment to his
property suffered. Now they say
the way to get back to   prosperous
times is to again go in debt	
Suppose I bought a farm and gave
:ny note for it; bought horses, wagons, implements, &c, gave my
notes for them; bought a piano for
e my note; and sent
lami school and gave my note,
nd they al run a year. What a
ilendid time I could have for that
year. Then when they came for
pay I would say: I will give you
my little notes for the interest and
let them run for another year,
What a splendid time I could have
for another year. Finally, when
they say they must have their pay,
what would you think if I was to
say to them: really, I never had a
better time than when I was giving
those notes. We have had more to
eat than ever before. The house
has been filled with music and
ilancing. Now cant you let this
thing continue right along. All
that is necessary to universal happiness is to let me keep right on
giving my notes, and I am quite
willing to do so until Gabriel's
trumpet puts a stop to the business. Now it is precisely the same
with an individual that it is with
the government. The U. S. government can't make money, it
cant make something out of nothing. It can make what it calls
money and it can make you take it;
in other words: it has the power to
make every creditor take it, and no
one else. If you buy a bushel of
wheat and offer to pay in fiat
money, the man can say I will
take $1 in gold or $5 in fiat money,
and how arc you going  to  prevent
him And now it is proposed
to have money that we promise
not to; If nonsense can go beyond
that I can not conceive the route it
will take.* I wish this government
could make money. What a rich
nation we would  be.   I  wish   the
government  could   make    money
and I could get my share now.   I
wish we could make money out of
paper so that we could put every
poor man in a   palace.   But   the
trouble   is,   we   can't.   I   would
rather trust the miserly crevices of
the honest rocks for  money  than
to any  congress   ever   assembled.
The gold won't cheat you.   It is its
own redeemer. The reason a gold dollar is worth a dollar is because it
will buy the results of   the   same
amount of labor that it took to dig
that dollar and to mint it,  including all the fellows that hunted and
didn't find it.    When I take a  $10
gold piece and go to   England   I
have to sell it the same as 1  would
a bushel   of  corn,  and   all   that
spread-eagle nonsense on its  face
doesn't add   one   farthing   to   its
value.   And   when    a    sovereign
conies here from England we don't
care anything about  the beautiful
picture of Queen  Victoria or   any
other girl.    It  is  worth  so   much
and no more.   But they say it   is
the stamp of the  government that
makes   it     valuable.    Why     not
stamp them  hundreds,  thousands,
millions and let us all be millionaires.   I tell you it   won't   do.   If
the government has the   power   to
make money, why should it collect
taxes?    It is like the Ocean troting
around trying to  borrow   a   little
salt water.    Or like the sun trying
to borrow a candle from some poor
devil that   has   worked   weeks   to
make that same candle.   It   wont
do.   Slowly,  steadly,   surely    our
money   has     advanced.      Slowly,
steadily, surely the world has bad
more and more confidence   in   the
industry, the honesty and the   integrity   of   the   American   people,
and   to   that   extent   our   paper
money���our promises to pay���has
advanced    until   it   has    finally
clasped hands   upon   an   equality
with the precious metals	
Remembering the Colonel's many
expressions on finance, the gold
monometalists recently claimed
him as their very own and by distorting some of his statements
these would-be masters of financial
lore really did make it appear that
he was with them. But in a recently
published address he challenges
them to produce a single word of
his predjudicial to silver, and following he rakes them fore and aft,
pulls the wool on them the wrong
way. Showing conclusively that
they are trying to subvert the
truth, to eclipse the light so that
in darkness they could succeed in
their damnable conspiracy to reduce this useful money metal to a
commodity thereby enhancing the
value of their hoarded gold to that
extent that they will enslave and
impoverish every soul on earth
except the holders thereof who
through it will he made the owners
of the globe and the perpetual rulers of men. Old Boy.
and Notary Public.
Str,"W. Hunter"
Leaves New Denver daily
for all points on  Slocan
Slocan Trading & Navigation Comvinj.
All work guaranteed.
The Province, published in Victoria, thus facetiously announces
its first year's birthday: "Were
it not that the Province was at the
start shown even more than the
usual amount of cold shoulder and
suspicion which the 'old red sandstone' element of our discriminating fellow townsmen, with a
breadth of mind singularly its
own, offers to anything not in exact accordance with the requirements of the place as it somewhat
crudely existed in 1845, there
would be nothing noteworthy in
the life of this newspaper. That
we are are a year old this week is
fairly good proof that the business
iB not exactly in the hands of the
sheriff, and a call at the editorial
offices will satisfy the most sceptical that the editor is still out of
Watchmaker and
\wm m mm setting,
f^p-AU Fine Work Finished      W.,1.   fl   H
In an artistic manner. ii">,ICi fii V,
Books, Stationery and
All the Latest Lending Papers and
periodicals  kept in stock.
^gJF*Orders by mail promptly
attended to..
Front St., KASLO, B. C.
fred j. squire,
Merchant Tailor.
Kei&ok, B. C
A choice collection  of worsteds
serges and tweeds always on hand
It is hereby mutually agreed by tho under-
sighed that tlie partnership existing between
us, under the name and title of Lovatt Bros., is
hereby dissolved and brought to an end, and
that the undersigned Geo, Lovatt will receive
all monies, and pay all indebtedness of tlie late
firm. [Signed]      Geo. Lovatt,
ItoiiT. MoTaooaut, Witness.       Saju'ei. Lovatt.
Dated at Thi-ee Forks this Hit Ii day of Mar. 18M,
N. B,���Business carried on H usual by (.Ico.
Lovatt, proprifltpr.
Spokane Falls
Nelson &. Fori Sheppard Railvay.
Leave 7 a. in. NELSON Arrive 5:40 p. in,
ON Tt'ERDAVS |ind Fridays trains will run
through to Spokane, arriving there same
day. Itcturuingwlll leave Spokane at 7
a. m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays, arriving at
Nelson at 6:40 p.m. same day, making close connections with steanter Nelson for all Kootenay
take points.
Passengers for Kettle Uiver and Boundary
Creek connect al Marcus with stage on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays aud Fridays.
Passengers for Trail Crack mines connect al
Narthport Willi stage on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Board and Lodging $1,00 a day
Pacific Hotel,
A WSLtRn Ml     *    % #'*    *      % I lmUn
N. I). Moore, Pres.
R. MoFkiihan, Sec't'y
The Slocan Store Co. (Ltd.)
������b Concentrator.
All goods at Rock Bottom prices,
Largest and Best Hotel.
Rates $1.50 to $2.00 per day.
Three Forks Sawmil
We are able to supply at short notice all kinds "t'Kjfn  Dr'GCl
Flooring, Y-pint Ceiling, Jnnibs  it  Caseings,
Rustic, Dressed Boards, PloughedPulfeyStyles,
Ship-lap, Moulded   Base, Ocyrpgated   Caseings,
Quarter-round,     Stair Balusters, O. G. Stops, &c, &c-  ���
A full line of Rough and Pressed Lumber and jShingles  constantly  on
hand or Cut to Order, at Reasonable Prices.
GEO. LOVATT. Proprietor.
Terrace Lodging Honse.
On the Upper Terrace,
Quiet, Clean and Comfcrtablo Eocir.5 ty Day, Week or Ho&th.
Beautiful View. Reasonable Rates.
Mrs. A. J. Becker.
Stationery, Candies,   Nuts, Fruits, Cider, Fruit Juices, Tobaccos, Cigars, Books, Novels, Novelties.   fPOP"Illustrated Papers.
Agents for Coast, Canada and Eastern Papers,
Richelieu Hotel.
Now open for the accommodation of the public.
"-��� v���   Fikst-class in All its Appointments.   -,-
Its guests have a view unsurpassed for beauty by any hotel in
the world.
Every Attention paid to the Comfort of Guests.
A. MoCOMBER, Proprietor.
W. Peiidue, Nelson.
P. Burns, Calgary.
Perdue & Burns,
Wholesale & Retail Butchers.
Are prepared to supply'every  town, mining   ramp  and   mine in'
��������� South Kootenay with beef, mutton, veal, pork, and sausage;'
'���'also, with side   and  breakfast bacon   and  sugar-cured   and'
���' ��� smdked hams.   - Orders by mail carefully filled and promptly '
''' ��� forwarded. .���	
THREE FORKS. ��=K����^'
a'wo   liooteimy   Boys   in    the    luiiioun
Australian Mining Camp.
The following letter from Joe
Hkeffington to McDonald Bros, of
of the 10-mile house will be read
with interest:
Coolgardie, Feb. 16, 1895.
McDonald Bros.,
Gentlemen:���I recall to mind
my promise to drop you a few lines
when I would arrive here, so I find
it my duty to do so now.
I started from Victoria on the
��� '29th Nov. and got to San Francisco Dec. 2nd and had to stop
over till the 13th Dec. We got
fare the same from Vancouver via
Krisco as we would from Frisco or
Vancouver. The C. P. R. starts on
the 10th of each month and the
Oceanic the 18th from Frisco, by a
time and distance table I enclose
to you.
Io the first place, San Francisco
is a great town; you can see everything- and hear everything there.
We stopped at the international on
Karney St. but Market St. is the
main street. And such a condensed mass of people I thought
never existed as there is on the
corner of Market and Karney.
So about 4 o'clock on the 13th
I he Str. Mariposa cast her lines for
Honolulu, and nothing of any note
happened till the night of the 16th,
2nd night out with about 400 on
board, when a man by the name of
Kenedy jumped overboard. Boats
were lowered but no tidings could
be found of him. So we landed at
Honolulu on the morning of the
20th and coaled up. It is a nice
place with line parks .and flow-ing
fountains with some fine cocoanut
groves, and we went through their
public buildings, which are splendid to look at; but the Knacker
race that we seen are of a degraded
class. At 6 o'clock that evening
steamed for Samoan Isles or the
town of Apia. We crossed the
equator on the 24th; not very hot
till 26th.   She boiled on us then.
Apia has no harbour, so she
dropped anchor about one mile
from shore. It was not long till
there were dozens of natives round
the ship to unload some cargo for
that place. And must say they
are the finest built men and
women I have ever seen. They are
a pure copper colour; with long
silky hair, that is, the female class.
A lot of us went ashore. The town
is chiefly German. The native
huts are constructed of bamboo
"iind covered with grass and leaves
of different kinds, but are clean
and tidy. They are generous and
hospitable to the whites. Everything grows there in the line of
fruit that grows under the Heavens. So on that eve of the 27th
she raised anchor and set sail for
Auckland, New Zealand and
stayed one night. That town is
very quiet and of old style. So
then sailed for Sydney, N. S. W.,
and Btopped 6 days for a boat for
Melbourne. I went overland 680
miles. I wanted to see the country
and must say I saw a poor country
��� a few fields of grain and patches
of vineyards. At the Btations you
can see from one dozen to 5 dozen
of goats for to give milk. Such is
..that country.
Melbourne is a fine town but
very quiet. So we started on the
Str. Rocktou on the 15th Jan.; and
to describe that dirty hulk and the
class of humanity and other animals I must refer you to Noah's
ark: for we had Africans and Asiatics, we had southern niggers,
bulls and cows, stud horses and
mares, we had parots and bull dogs
and bird dogB, together with about
six hundred passengers for the
Western coast; and got to Free-
mantle on the 28th.
So, such was life on the briney.
So we took train for Southern
Cross a distance 232 rniles. From
there we footed it for this promised
land 120 miles and one of the most
barren tracts of land that was
ever left bare for man tq set his
foot on. It is nothing but a mass
of pure Band, and completely void
of natural water, and the country
continues so as far back as it is
explored���some 400 miles from
here. They build big resirvoirs
round hills or rocky points���or
kind of ditches -that catch the
water when it happens to rain,
and that may lay there for months
at a time. They have some artesian wells, but thut is all salt and
has to be condensed. There are no
streams here and any water or
soaks you find is of the most polluted character. The hospitals
here and along the road is full of
people with the fever. So such is
the facilities of this place.
Now, regarding the mineral,
there is fifteen stamps about two
miles of this town running some
time and that is all the machinery
that is turning a wheel. I was out
about 4 miles today (and Mike
Mack) where we were told they
were putting up two mills. They
are putting up one of some kind
but at the other there is not one
pound of machinery in the country
for it for I was talking to the
superintendent. I intend to stay
here awhile unless the fever gets
too bad. It is back in the brush
as well as here. This country is
sea level���ore in an odd place.
So I think I sent you all particulars. I will write to Johnny
after awhile. I have been out
every day since I came here, and
had to pack every drink of water.
Joseph Skeffington.
Give my kind wishes to all the
Wm. Baillie has quit railroading
and tackled the more difficult job
of publishing a newspaper. He is
the reputed editor of the Vancouver
The Slocan Prospector, which
has been published for a long time
past at Three Forks, has moved to
Kaslo. It evidently thinks that
Kaslo is all right.���Wellington
Enterprise. .
The editor of the Rossland Record wishes us success in our "new
field." We thank him for his good
wishes but we do not regard Kaslo
as a new field. It has been a part
of our field for several months.
West Kootenay, and especially the
mining district lying between
Kootenay lake and Slocan lake,
including all the towns in that
district, is th^ Prospector's field
and has been for two years. Its
moves have not been to a new field
but a shifting of position, as a
business house in a large city
might move from one street to
another of the same city.
Star   ^U
<W; Hotel,
Rate, $1.50 to if2.00 per day.
-SANDON, B. C.���
V * 'WAY
Ailni.tlc Express arrives 10:1(1 daily.
Pacillc " ������       17-Ki      ��
Cheapest, mostreliablc end safe route to Montreal, Toronto, St. Paul, Chicago, New York ana
Boston. Kates |:i to|lO lower than anv other
Specially fitted Colonist cars, in charge of a
porter, for the accommodation of passengers
holding second-class tickets.
Passengers bonked to and Irom all European
points at lowest rates.
Low freigt rates. Quick despatch. Merchants
will save money by having their freight routed
via the C. P. R.
Full and reliable information given by applying to
Asst. Gen. passenger agent,       Local agent,
Vancouver.        Revelstoke.
Just run your eye over this list af
And see if there isn't Something Here You Want.
Finest French Peas
"       "        Beans
"        "  Asparagus
"       '- Mushrooms.
. *    Pate de foie Gras
Sardines de Sportmen
"       in  Mustard
Herrings in Tomato Sauce
Preserved   Bloaters
Mushroom    Catsup
Anchovy Sauce
Indian Mangoe Chutney
Preserved Ginger
Dundee Marmalade
McLaren's Imperial Cheese
Canned Soups.
C. & K. S. N. Co.,
TIME   TABLE   NO.   5.
In effect Wednesday, Aug. 29,189-1,
Connecting with the Caiiatliiin Pncille railway (main line) for points east and west.
Leaves Revelstoke on Fridays at 1 a. in.
Leaves Robson on Saturdays at tip, ru,
Leaves Nelson
Mondays at 4 p. m.
Tuesdays at 4 p. in.
VV'nosdaysat .ri:40 p.m.
Thursdays at 4 p. m.
Fridays at 4 p. m.
Saturdays ate 140 p.m.,
connecting on Saturdays and Wednesdays
with   Nelson & Fori
Sheppard railwuv for
Kaslo audLake points.
Leaves Kaslo for Nelson
Sundays at 8 a. ni.
Tuesdays at :i it. m.
Wednesdays, 8 a. m.
Thursdays'at 8 a. m.
Ffidays at :! a. m.
SaturdiiyoMOp. in., connecting onTucsdiiys ami
Fridays with Nelson .v.
Ft.  Sheppard   railway
for Spokane.
The company reserves the right to change
this schedule at any time without notice.
For full information ns to tickets, rates, etc.
apply at the companv's offices, Nelson, B. C.
Secretary. Manager.
The Kootenay Lake Saw-Mill.
G. O. Buchanan, Proprietor,
Lumber, Rough and Dressed.
Laths and Shingles, the best in the country,
Doors, Sash, Mouldings, Brackets, Balusters, &c &c, on hand,
in abundance, and made to order.
April, 1895.
A rirsi'Glas. Hotel at Hjistabl. Rates.
"    o �� o �� �� c
SntnHeals for SI,
Opn Guests have always had Something to Eat and Comfortable
Rooms. The only hotel in the city whose rt^nngemept
never closed its Dining Room.       We are here io stay,
Your Patronage  Solicited,
Hoping to sec you,
Adams k Cummings, Propr's.
General Merchandise,
We are selling goods at rock bottom prices for cash and while not selling goods below cost, we
will not be undersold by any competitor,       We are offering nails and hardware very low as
we are closing out this line,       Call and see our nice line of Men's Furnishings.   A large and
 *  choice consignment of pants expected daily, 	
This space Engaged for the   -
KASLO-Kootenay Land Company. ,1 TALK OP FOUR TOWKS-
[The following lines were picked up on the
street written on 'i.crumpled pioce oi paper.]'
He staggered on the streets of Sil-
vertoh ;
He whooped and yelled with all
his might.
[' 'Tis plain enough," remarked the
"That Sandy Cameron is tight."
At Denver, too, he ��� drank   some
It quickly flew unto his head;
They gathered up his helpless carcass
And gently put it on a bed.
He next  at   Three   Forks   drank
some whiskey,
Beer, Tom it Jerry, ale and gin;
He knew that if he didn't travel
Con.    Sandilands     would    run
him in.
The road was  long,  aud   he   was
When  Kaslo loomed  upon   his
He braced up on some brandy
But whiskey was his favorite.
Disorderly (with such a jag on)
For etiquette he had no use,
He   fell    into   Chief   Whiteley's
And landed in the calaboose.
BY-LAW NO. 25.
Tq Limit Dangers from Fires and
Dealing   with   them   when
they Arise,
The Municipal Council of the Corporation of
the City of Kuslo emicls as follows: ���
1,   On aiirt after the promulgation of this
By-Law ��0 new house shall bi
>e accepted Inr any
purpose with-.nt fivsi having a properly cou-
Spreadlng Information About tile .Slocau
The Montana Mining and Market Reporter of Butte, Montana,
jays; "The Slocan Prospector,
published at Three Forks, [Kaslo[
B. C. comes to us this week with
an eight-page supplement, giving- a
full and complete description of the
mines of that locality. This paper
states that 6000 tons of ore valued
at $800,000 has been shipped from
that .-map in four and one-half
months. The Prospector is published by W. D. Pratt."
The Rossland Record says: "We
have received Randall H. Kemp's
write-up of the mines and prospects of the Slocan. It is most
comprehensive, and, considering
the largo scope of country that a
resume of #h is kind covers, is very
complete. It is issued as a supplement to the Three Forks Prospector, and for an advertisement
of Kootenay is the best we have
Tim C.n.ique.
To have a comiqne in the city is
at least a distinction, as there is
no other comique in the province
outside of Victoria. The acting in
the plays and farces at the Kaslo
r.omique is probably neither better
nor worse than in most others of
its class.
The grand aggregation of artis ts
which Mr. Holland has listed on
his bill board this week consists of
Harry Brown, James Ryden, E. A.
Russell, Si Robinson, May Fuller-
ton, Eva Lester, Grace Woods, 01-
lie Morris, Lulu Diamond, Minnie
Gregory, Amy Bushell, Mable
Steele, Lillie Flagell, and Fred R.
Gardner, stage manager.
Mortgage Sale.
Under and by virtue of the power of sale
^ont&lnod in n certain mortgage, which will be
prod ueed at the time of sale, there will be offered for sale by Public Auction at the office of
the undersigned on Fourth street City of
Kasl o, ]J. C, on Thursday, the Kith day of Mhv,
1895, at 11 o'clock In the forenoon, the following
situate in the City of Kn-ln, B. C, and des-
orttted as Lot lain Block 8 ami Lots Ii and 4 in
Block 9 in the said city of Kaslo, according to a
map or plan of said City of Kaslo deposited in
the. Land Registry ollice at Victoria and numbered 393.
Terms of sale: Twenty-five per cent of the
purchase money to he paid Vendor at the tlmo
of sale, balance iu live days with interest at 8
per cent per annum.
The conditions of sale will  be  made  known
at the time ol sale.
For further particulars apply to
Horace W. Bucke,
Vendor's Agent,
Fourth Street, Kaslo, B. C.
tructed brh k chimney therein," commonoin
at least thiHy (flOliuchea below the ceiling <>f
the lowest Story and continuing up through
the roof for ut least thirty [30] inches and covered with n brick arch or cowl to prevent the
pmistrion of sparks.
2. No stove pipe shall pass through anv
partition without metal thimbles, or be fixed
horizontally, but must rise ut least one (l) inch
to the lineal fool towards the brick chimney.
All pipes shall be woll jointed and secured by
iron or copper wire to prevent their being
jarred ou1 of place, or coming in contact with
wood, cotton, or paper.
h. Every stove shall stand on au iron or
zinc plate or oasoat least 2 it. x 8ft. or 6 ft.  in
area lor ordinary room   stoves  and   larger iu
proportion for largeror kiicljen stoves,
���1. Every house of two stories or more in
height shall have a strong fixed ladder attached securely to the side or end thereof for
free and rapid access to the roof in case of fire,
and such ladder shall be kept in perfect repair
and safe for firemen's use at all tunes.
5. All owners of existing houses which
arc without brick chimneys must immediately
after the promulgation'of this by Law take the
necessary steps to make the stove pipes conform to the following conditions;
A. The stovepipe must pass through the roof
of the house for at least three feet and well
B. The top of the pipe must have a ppark ar-
restor or conical cowl.
C. All internal pipes must be properly secured
and well tied with wire Io keep them in
D. All pipes must bo fitted with metal mim~
hies where they pass through the roofs ot
partitionsaoas to render them safe from (ire,
or danger from contact with cotton, paper, or
E Qn-or before the 1st day of July, A.D. 1895,
allyipe chlmneyB must be done away with,
and nothing but brick chimneys as described
iu Bee. 1, hereof, will be permitted to exist
within the limits of the City of Kaslo in any
bouse, building or messuage whatsoever.
6. The Chief of Police is hereby appointed as fire and chimney Inspector, nnd he
shall be and is hereby declared to be responsi
ble for the absolute execution of the proceeding sections hereof in all their integrity and is
hereby invested with all power to enter all
buildings and enclosures between the hours of
sunrise aud sunset to ascertain that this By-
Law and all its ro'quiroments have been complied with,
7. Should any person or owner refuse to
Bdm.il the Inspector, or after having been duly
requested to conform to the above By-Law and
make his or hbr promises safe, and who refuse
or neglect io curry out the orders of the said
Inspector for two days, the said inspector shall
a'once summons them to appear before the
City Police .Magistrate, to answer the charge of
such neglect and of imperilling the city.
8. The City Police Magistrate shall as
early as possible after the issuance thereof
hear all summonses under tnis By-Law and all
offences thereunder snail upon conviction be
punishable by tine not less than Five dollars
and costs or more than One Hundred dollars
'and costs, w hieh lines and costs or either of
them shall bo recoveiable on judgement being
given and execution granted, by distress and
if no sufficient distress then by imprisonment
at hard labour for not lc:-s than two days or
more than forty days.
9. There is hereby authorized and recognized The Kaslo Volunteer Fire Brigade, whose
chief executive officer shall be the Chief of
Police of tlie City of Kaslo. The Chief hereinafter referred to shall mean the Chief of the
Kaslo Volunteer Fire Brigade.
10. The City of Kaslo shall provide all
necessary apparatus for the suppression of fires
which apparatus shall he placed at the service
of the Kaslo Volunteer Fire Brigade.
11. The whole of the apparatus shall be
in charge of the Chief of the kaslo Volunteer
Klrc Brigade who shall ho responsible to the
Citv Council for the well being, and constant
und instant readiness thereof for the suppression of tires.
12. Tho Chief of the Kaslo Volunteer Fire
Brigade shall report to tho City Council the
need of anything to replace worn out or defective apparatus.
]3. In the event of fire breaking out the'
Chief oi the Kaslo Voh::. eer Fire Brigade and!
the entire Brigade s.hajl Immediately l-rocecd t
with all speed to the scene thereof when the j
Brigade shall be absolute !y under the direction
of the Chief and perfect dfsolplli Q ( Served b#
the Brigade and maintained by the Chief,
11. The Chief may appoint three deputy
chiefs from the member-of the Kuslo Volunteer Fire Brigade, recommended by ihe Mrigado
and app5oveaiy the council, who in case of
accident shall each assume tne d tties, powers,
and responsibility of the Chief in order of seniority,
1ft. No apparatus .>i* parts; thereof shall hjp
used for private purposes of any kind without
permis. ion of the Chief in writing..
16. All persons at or near any fire shall
assist the Brigade under the direction of the
Chief, but not othcrwiso, and shall when ordered to do so by the Cuief assist in keeping
space clear and preserving order.
T. A. Garland
KASLO.   '
17. Tho Chii,^!
tho advice and com
nnv twd members of
Inrsnt the Munipti i
two drawn parte] fr
from tho Brigo
down blow up
with buildings
the progress <>r I!
in bloolts in prevent
to bouse, and I his
wlili promptitude s
reckless or careless \
powers no executed,
act of lhe Oily perfci
people and In the In
ut large.
mil have full pow< p wllh
itoucb of  ihe  Mayor or
ihe Brigade or  two' mem.
Council or a number  of
ii ihe Council and partly
de���to     demolish,      pull
or      othoruise      deal
! i      slay      ami      arrest
����� ���,   t.i   create   apertures
lire extending from house
r:i-. er shall  be exercised
i.i decision, but without
laste oi property,  mid  all
��� Dull be deemed Co   bfl  the
urn d for the benefit oi the
terest of the poniinunitv
17a. The Chief-shall specially iraln six of
his volunteers to net as n demolition detachment of the Kaslo Volunteer Fife Brigade and
always have rc-.ulv noil 111 for iiinneilitile vise
200 pounds of powder, 1000 feet of copper wire
nnd an electric liuinl battery for demolishing
buildings when occasion demands.
A is > three of. these men, shall be a detach?
nient for the execution of ihis wink under the
orders of lhe Chief.
18. Any person Insisting on interfering
with the authorities In charge at the fire shall
immediately be arrested end locked up out of
the way till after the fire has been extinguished.
19. The special police constables shall preserve order and Carry out promptly all instructions of the Chief of I'nllee or acting Chief of
the Fire Brigade ti facilitate the work of sup.
presslon of the co]ltiagre.tion.
20. Any person or persons obstructing the
Brigade In the execution of their duly or acting in direct detianceof the orders of the chief
shall be liable <m eonvlellon before Ihe Police
Jlngi-'iraleto a fine of not less than $5.00 and
costs or more than $100.00 and costs, or imprisonment at hard, labor for not less than 2 Ua>s
or more1 than to days.
21. After the promulgation of this By-Law
every person shall deliver to the "Chief" all
buckets, ladders, lanterns, axes, tools and implements in his possession, and all property
found on any premises by the police after ti-.nt
date shall be seized by them ami the Owners
of the promises summoned forhaving in their
possession stolen property belonging to the
Cily of Kaslo, and dealt with as by statuie
22. The Chief shall organize a salvage
corps for the proper, safe and speedy removal
of goods In dungcr of being consumed by lite,
who shall take charge mid be responsible for
their removal to a place of safety.
All goods so saved shall he liable to a charge
of fifteen per centum of their net viluc such
value to he appraised by fair responsible clii-
zed to be selected or drawn for by the owners
and theCity ana the amount of BiilVage shall
bo paid to, and be recoverable by the city its
liquidated damages before lhe Police Magistrate.
The Chief shall make weekly reports to lhe
Council on all matters of account, condition
of apparatus, clllciency of the Kaslo Volunteer
Fire Brigade and nil nnd any other malter;
to show the complete readiness of the department to cope Willi emergencies,
By-Law So. 14 Is hereby repealed.
Read a first timeMrd March 1895;
Head a second Iinic2::rd March 1895,
Head n third time 28rd March 1805.
He-considered nnd finally passed ,101b March
(L. 8.] John Kef.x,
\V. IU-88EI.L ALIEN, Mavor.
C. M. C.
The above is a true copy of a by-law passed
by       the municipal council oi
Kaslo on tho 80th day of March,
A. Ii. 1n95, and all persons are hereby required
to take notice that anyone desirous of applying
to have such by-law, or any part thereof,
quashed, must make application for that
purpose to the Supreme Court of British
Columbia within one month next after lhe
publication of this by-law in the British
Columbia ftnzcttc, or he will be too lute to be
heard iu that behalf.
C. M. C.
Wm. Sands,
Horse-Shoeing a Specialty.
Ah St., Kaslo.
The "KASLO" Dining Rooms
Front St., KASLO, B. C.
Mrs. Cockle, Proprietress.
Table Board, $1.00 per Day.
Everything First-class. |
        CROCKERY. \	
        SHOES, HATS	
(Branch at Three Forks.)
John B. Wilson, . . . Kaslo
April 6, '95.
Just received a large lot of Fine Clothing
 Tweed Suits, light and dark colors.       Black  Worsted   Suits. -
Black Morning Coats and Vests.    ���   Summer Coats and Vests.
v~���all well linod and trimmed garments in the latest style.
Pants in all sizes.        Vests in all sizes,
HATS-���  HATS  '      ^,^HAl^
���Grey Stetson Hats, wide and narrow brims. '
Black Stetson Hats, wide and narrow brims.-
         Fur Felt Hats, all shapes	
. . .Fedora Hats, English and French makes, in Black and Brown.. '.
Tweed Caps.       .Navy Cloth Caps.       Black and  Navy Silk Caps*.
Crush Hats, at all prices.
J. ChishoSm,
... .... j
General Grocery Store,
Idaho Restaurant
For  a   First-Class  Meal.
Meals 25 cts.  and up.
The Kaslo D
���* * * ���
-Curry WALL PAPER with their complete |
-���        stock of Dions, Medicines, etc. | |
i Hotel
Is Prepared to take care of the Traveling Public and
Treat them as Well as any Hotel in West Kootenay.
Rates Reasonable.
James Delaney, Manager.
Do You Eat?
If you do, buy your Fruits,
Vegetables and Confectionery from
3rd St., KASLO,
At his store you will also find Poultry, Oysters, etc. m&M
Goods at Wholesale or Retail.
Good Saddle Horses to Let
  And will Run 	
Daily Stages
As Boon as the road is in suitable condition.
 Stables at Kaslo and Three Forks	
A. J. SCOTT,   Manager.


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