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 ���*.*>  ^5:l-*'?-.*t��,'nn?P^  voLQME:vrr.  No so.  NEW DENVER, B. C, APRIL 26', 1000.   : ; t  Price, $2 00 Year  CM  SI.OOAN     H1NKKAI,     I'l.OAT  SIMtlCJS    FKOM     KASLO.  I m^m^S9t��^a^SS^5^8f3fSS^^8^^&8Si  ^ I     1 nerc an- b)7 men on   thw  payroll ofj     One or two voters are still  i*.J ! the Sloi-.-m Star.  citv.    The  balance  of  the  left in  the  people are  as  Camp Gossip Concentrated for the Benefit of ..the  Paid-Up Subscriber.  12!  83  A   crosscut  is   to   he  started   on  Miller Creek in a few days.  The Wakeheld   is  shippim  lie.  eaii'diilates.  ^asss^asaii^ssss as t&B sssjfegssas^^?  l,()CAt    CHIT-CHAT.  "Tennessee' Jim Edwards lias started  a dairy in Kaslo.  Mrs. .1- Iv.  Clark   returned   to  New  Denver oil Saturday.  A (inn of tailors will open up in New  Denver in a f��w days.  There are 2,583 names on the   voters'  list in the Nelson riding-.  W. F. Yates, of Silverton, will  spend  the summer at Cape Nome.  Nelson has again a baseball team.  James Neelands is manager.  Many Sandon people will come to live  in New Denver this summer.  Joe Martin will make a speech in  Sandon on Saturday evening'.  'BiUy Perdue has returned to Nelion  from a visit to South America.  Dr. Hall has quit dentistry in Kaslo  and gone to farming- in Alberta.  A. J, Marks has presented a new  Nelson church with a $100 org-an.  G. H. Dawson, manager of the Essex  .���group,-has returned from the east.  Born.���In New Denver, on April 24,  the wife of Robert Forrester, of a son.  After an absence of  many   months  Chas. McNicholl has returned to Silver  ton.  O. M. Rosendale, late of Nelson, has  opened a mining- ollice in Portland,  Oregon.  T. J Lendrum was in town on Monday. He has recently returned from  California.  The estate of the late James Delaney  will be sold by auction in New Denver  on May 15.  A marriage license was issued on  Saturday to A..S. Blondiu and Mrs. L.  A. Snowman.  E. J. Mathew leaves next month for  Alaska to spy out the ground for New  York capitalists.  The eight hour law for coal miners  has been repealed" in the North-west  territories of Canada.  Dan Bongard. of Kettle Falls, was in  town on Saturday, and paid his annual  assessment on this paper.  Rev. J. G. Duncan, M.A., will preach  in the Presbyterian church on Sunday  at 7:30 p.m.    All welcome.  J. H. Wood, of Butte, knocked out  J. H. Leedham in a boxing contest at  Sandon on Saturday evening.  Owing to the non-arrival of his tent,  R. H. Trueman has postponed hi? visit  to New Denver until the 4th and 0th of  Ma v.  There must be some money in Kaslo.  ,.  jts (.on. I A faro bank opeued up the other even-  centrates id the Trail smelter.  The force at the Payne, Slocan  Star  and Last. Chance aggregates 300 men.  enough to support any more in America's only Lucerne.  The Foresters will give a social in  Bosun Hall.on Thur.��day evening, May  3rd.  A good entertainment was giver. Friday night by the Webb Hodsdon peopl* j struck  on   the   Black   Hussar   group  The Minnesota'Silver Co. will build  a concentrator near Sandon this summer.0  Slightchanges are being made in the  Ruth concentrator with a view to better  saving of ore.  Eighteen   inches  of  ore   have   been  to a small house  Wadds Bros., the well-known photographers of Vancouver and Nelson,will  be in Silverton on May 2, 3 and 4.  Subscriptions continue to pour into  this office, and it is only a matter of  time until they will all be taken up, as  the circulation is limited to one million.  A. E. Teeter writes from Slocan City  to say that he is not a candidate for the  Legislature at the coming election.  Reports to the contrary, notwithstanding.  Hackett, who bonded the Donnelly  group at Sandon a few months ago, is  reported to have neglected paying-  some of his bills in the gulch city before  he left the country.  W.hen the wagon road is built up  Silver Mountain the properties there  will employ 150 or 200 men, The road  is to be built this summer, if the political  situation adjusts it*elf.  Wm. Callanan has returned from a  visit to his former home at Mason City,  Iowa. Since he left that State 11 years  ago farming lands have more, than  doubled in price, and prosperity can be  located with the naked eye.  The work of filling the culvert crossing the government reserve goes spasmodically on. Thegovernnient receives  from New Denver a yearly revenue of  perhaps $1.0,000, but cannot afford to  spend S'ioO to make the public property  fit to look at.  Frank Watson writes from Spokane  to say that he has. not lost his case  against the Arlington mines, lie asked  for an injunction against the company  to compel them to make bonds read as  per agreement. This has not yet been  done, and the case is still pending.  The chicken ranch of R. C. Simpson,  situated on the road to Three Forks  one mile from New Denver, is fast  being made an important industry. In  addition to chicken raising, Mr. Simpson has a flourishing fruit and vege  table garden, which is already furnishing vegetables for tha market.  Lemon Creek.  The Slocan Star i.s to commence shipping this week. The mil' is running'  at its full capacity.  The. Hewett has plenty of ore sacked  at the. mine, but cannot ship for lack of  balloons or a wagon road.  W. E. Boie and partners will crown  grant the Exchange on Dayton creek.  Sir Chas. Tupper was at one time interested in this property.  The Emily Edith and Vancouver, two  well-known properties not far from  New Denver, will be in full operation  next month, according to the latest reports.  N. D. McMillan came in from Vancouver Monday evening to do WOO  worth of work on the Noble Five gioup,  adjoining the Mollie Hughes. A very  promising ledge carrying high grade  ore is shown upon the property, and  considerable work has been put on it.  SOIKNCK    AND    MINING.  A foot of fuse will burn from thirty to  forty-live seconds.  Ferox.de of hydrogen is an antidote  for cyanide poisoning.  The bottom of the shaft of the Kennedy mine, Amador county, Cal., is 700  feet below the level of the sea.  Probably us large a pay chute as any  in California is that of the Gwin mine,  Calaveras county���MOO feet  in   length.  Nitro glycerine freezes at If! degrees  and giant powder when not actually  frozen, may become chilled, thus needing care and attention.  Native   crystals  of  Michigan   copper  ing and a few speculators played the  deal from soda to hock with varying  success.  Arthur Finder, who went from here  with Strathcona's Horse to South Africa  has fallen heir to half a million dollars.  He has obtained leave to go home and  get it. Thus does bravery bring its  reward.  It is reported that Crazy Horse Pier-  son made a sortie one night in South  Africa and cold-decked an entire Boer  regiment. Owing to the strictness of  the press censor the report cannot yet  be confirmed.  Dave Knight has had frogs under his  barber shop since last fall. For a long  time Dave thought the place was  haunted, and even now he does not  know what those frogs live on. Probably wind, as it is a common diet in  the city with a great future all around  it.  Poker stacks continue to have a  downward tendency. They were sold  last week as low as 80 for a dollar. It  is rather sad to see this noble, game  dragging along in the lower levels of  prosperity, but then the eight hour law  must have some effect upon the community.  Sailor Jack has quit the town cold,  and is now in Sandon, regaling" the  citizens of the gulch city with his story  of how the Navy took Sebastapol during the Crimean war. Jack also shows  the Sandonitet how old tars drink the  spirit that is yellow in tha glass, but  red in the nose.  Si  S3  5!  How  Womanly   Beauty   Is   Attained   By  Correct   Eating,  r/SS  v>5  I  fS2>  "We have passed the days of eating  slate pencils and pickles to encourage a  becoming palor.and rules of beauty now  are rules of health. The most beautiful  woman of the present time, a pictuie of  perfect health, is Miss Enid Wilson, who  was recently married to Lord Chesterfield. By common agreement it has  been decided that there are only two in  the long line of celebrated English  beauties who can compare with her.  They are the late Duchess of Leinster  and the famous Duchess of Devonshire.  Wherever Lady Chesterfield goes she  is almost mobbed by curious and admiring gazers.  drinks seem to be the fillip that Nature  needs and have no baneful effects.  Most people should use fruit in greater  abundance. The antiseptic properties  of the pineapple are not half appreciated It affects the skin most beneficially  and is said to banish moth patches. A  diet of fresh rare beef and oranges with  coarse grains in small quantity has been  known to work positive transformation  in a very short time. The beauty of a  famous French woman was attributed  to the fact that oranges formed the  principal part of her food and she was  credited with eating- three dozen a day.  The   orange   possesses    extraordinary  The corner stone of beauty is health: I virtues especially in  its  action on the  INTKKJ5STING     CONCJSNTBATI5S,  Hedley Sinclair, the engineer on the  tug Ymir, who was badly scalded some  weeks ago, was discharged from the  Nelson hospital this week.  A fatal stabbing affray is reported  from Fernie. A white man by the  name of "Scotty" was cut open by an  Italian. The wounded man lived but  a few days.  Upwards of .-52,000,000 worth of new  mining machinery for South African  gold mines has  been  conditionally  bid  and next, intelligence and trained taste,  able to distinguish between the forces  which work for good or ill, with a keen  eye to personal defects which must be  recognized before they are corrected.  When we have learned our weakest  points the battle is half won for it needs  only the will and knowledge of ways  and means to overcome it.  ''Th^K^eno^fe-'day' have much to  be thankful for iH. the fact that the  standard of taste  is SO  much   highdr  than   it was a  generation ago  show about the same percentage of ail-   llpon by American machinery manufac-  ver and iron that are  found   in   refined   turer8 ,-ecentlv  eleotrolytic copper. ; ,,     ,   t <.,���  Ihe troubles between the mine owners  From 20 to 50  per  cent,   mftre   water |an(l  uliner8  in' Montaua  has beeil de.  can  be   evaporated   per  pound  of fuel j clared off) a  settlement  being reached  on the basis of 8:->.2"> for eight hours per  Miss Peachblow���I   know, Jack, I've  forfeited your esteem, and oh, Jack,I'm  so   sorry.    I    want you to  respect me  again, Jack.    I will do anything if you  will forget and forgive.    Tell me, Jack  -tell me what I can   do that will make  Work is well under way on  the   resi-j you look up to me.    Jack Goeasy, after  deuce of Geo. B. Garrett, being erected j a silence��� You might climb a ladder.  fon   Josephine   avenue,    near    Eighth.     The Liberal-Conservatives of Slocan  street.  J. C. Drewry is spoken of as a  'hie candidate  in   East   Kootenay.    Ilejland advocating all the reforms necessary  ���should succeed,    lie was once an editor! to give us a staple government     This,  in Toronto. j like all the Conservative platforms  that  [City are  out   with   their  platform,   en-  jossi ! dorsing the c'andidation of   Bob  Green.  with a well-arranged, clean boiler than  with one that i.s badly scaled.  Salt Lake City, Utah, miners are  forming an independent smelter company. Their project includes works for  the treatment of zinc ores.  Ordinary yellow bar soap rubbed well  into the threads of a pipe (the grease  being thoroughly removed) will make a  jiretroleum-tight joint.  Whenever tar is used for a mine cable  linseed oil should be added to keep tho  tin' from adhering, both ingredients to  lie mixed while* warm.  Aluminum   and   steel   are   of   equal i  It is  generally acknowledged that the present generation is already reaping the  benefit of the wide-spread knowledge  of hygienic laws wh.ch has resulted in  improved diet, better sanitary regulations   in   our   homes,    fresh   air  and  physical exercise.    The increased stature of our young- girls  is one of the  notable    improvements    in   physique  which is exciting comment.    In the last  generation a woman of five feet eight  | inches was so conspicuously tall as to  attract annoying observations.    In New  York    society   now   there   are   fifteen  young women who are six feet tall and  several buds who are over that.   The  boarding schools  for  boys are  taking  notice of this fact and are paying special  attention  to  exercises   which  develop  height.   There was  a  time when  tall  girls   were   considered less subject to  colds, headaches and  nervous attacks,  but that foolish idea belongs to the past.  "The reward of leading a hygienic  life is almost immediate  improvement  of bodily and  mental  health  and with  health comes a clear complexion.   Fresh  air, sensible diet  and  pure  water are  prime factors in beauty building. There  is   a   woeful   amount   of   misdirected  energy   and   virtue   expended   in the  cause of so-called-plain   living-    Plain  living   is   not   scientific   living-.     One  man's meat is  only  too  often  another  man's   poison,    and    occupations   and  compulsory to use an  electric, exploder | habits   must   be   considered    in    diet,  for discharging blasts in  mines  will be j Pleasure is a direct  aid  and stimulant  introduced at the next Colorado  assem-1 to digestion,   hence   the  importance of  '"'"'   all   disagreeable   topics   of.  liver and has a most beneficent influence-  upon the whole system."  She   Hadn't Dropped  Out.  day.  Concentration of low grade cinnabar  ore is not ordinarily deemed effective or  advantageous; reduction of such ore is  not expensive: the cost is in the mining  and no method of handling it could  lessen the latter.  It is reported   that  a  lawmaking it  "Delia !"  "Yis, ma'am."  "I am very tired, and am going to lie  down for an hour."  "Yis, ma'am."  "If 1- should happen to drop off, call  me at;5 o'clock.'1  "Yis, ma'am."  So my lady lies down, foldaher hands,  closes her eyes and is soon in the land  of dreams. She awakened by the clock  striking 6, and cries indignantly:  "Delia."  "Yis, ma'am.-'  "Why didn't you call me at 5 o'clock,  as I told you to do ?"  "Sure, ma'am, Ye told me to call ye  if ye had dropped off, I looked in on ye  at 5, an' ye hadn't dropped 'off at all !  Ye were layin' on the bed in the same  place, sound asleep !"���Ex.  SLOGAN*    OKU    SHIPiUKN'TS.  The total amount of ore shipped from  the Slocan from Januarv 1, 1899, to  June 30, 1899, was 15,118 tons. From  July 1, 1899, to Dec. 31, 1899, the shipments were 4,310 tons. Following are  the shipments from Januarv 1, 1900, to  April 21:  Week  P-iy nc      60  American Boy   Lust Chnnce.      -to  Sunshine   Queen Bess   Humbler   Surprise   Ruth   Luc-kv Jim   Fteirida   B N* A   G-ilison   Be-91111         -JO  [furtinsv   Cupe-lla   Emily Edith :   V-UK-ouvor   Enterprise   Arliiig-ioii      20  Black Prince.   Total tons   Look   I'I<*as;inl.  l.(ii  Total  2,863  fil  34(5  ���20  345  i-21  ���20  IS  73  38  lfi  (i  2l'l  ���20  7  20  ���20  S00  300  80  .1,171  naniijliini  The Knipire mine, Grass Valley.   ''ai.  Jra W. Black, Phronix, assigned for i have been made public, entirely ignores ! htli |���.m. w,���.|;t..| continuously for just.  jthe benefit of his creditors last week, i the platform adopted at the West-J |i/ty years. It ha- produced ncarlvj  I BJack is the man   who   built   the   Reco ; minster convention of the Liberal-Con-j Rs.uiiii.neio ami is n<<w being worked at a | f  bly.    Coal Mine Inspector Denman says j  it is the only safe method. j conversation from the dining room.  Possible and sometimes probable loss)     **A   we.man   should   study   her   own  organization, till she. has learned   what  foods she can best assimilate,  and feed  herself into a stale of  physical   beauty.  She can be. just, as active at Uo as at ���_'.">. :  if  .she   live*   right.    She   must  acquire-j  for  silver  arises,'  in   the slag,   ab-;  fhotel in Sandon.  The C. P. R. now issue special return  tickets from various points in Kootenay  to the Jlalycon Springs. The rate from  iNew Denver is S3.:->r>.  The Nelson jail must be easy. Kid  {McDonald suddenly threw off the habit  |}f living there, and on Saturday went  firospecting for freedom.  Jno. Langstaff, of the Trout Lake  ffopic, blew into town this week looking  fis rosy as he did when he first struck  |he camp in search of Jim Currie.  Joe yPi'-irtin is advertising his plat-  brm in nearly all the B. C. papers. Joe  'ividently believes in the value of  Sn-inters' ink taken in large doses.  A correspondent wants to know  why  kTew Denver has so few hotels.    Be*  'ause   the   citizens   drink    principally  'ater, and travel is not at present great  servative party leaders.  strength   in   ratio  to   their   weight.    A j in commercial   assays  small percentage of copper in aluminum ! from silver remainim-  increases its lenfile strength  in   proper-j sorlmd by cupe! or votali/.eel in the   edition to its weight, j cible.Hcorilier or cupel.    Crucible assays  are usually the lt-a-51 liahl-Vtu such   pons'"hi t.v of loss. ''(he cunning and penile, art of  cult ivat- ! extends all over this   western   countrv.  it sometimes occurs   with   eastern or.' \ws herself and   make   it   such   a   ,'ialiit ' Feir the past two vcars thev ha re taken  i i  >reign   proim-tei'8   that   ihey  prefer to j that it will lie as natural as   hivat hiug ��� all I ins first prizi-s for portraiture at the  D. Wadds, senior member of the  photographic linn of Wadds Bros., of  Vancouver and Nelson, will be. in New  Lenver from Friday, A pi ii ���>Tt\\, until  Tuesday. .May 1st. inclusive;. See. their  sa in pies and you \rill be- suru to want a  portrait Wadds Bros, have acquired  a reputation for fine   photography   that  depth of L'ooo feet on the incline.  Chrysoprasc is a vnv>.'. variety of  dial  place mines or prospects from   new   dis-; She in.-i.kes or mars her complexion by  triets when; le.rs information   io  obtain-! the, food she eats.    The best; I'ooel  <l   over-feeding  her extreme o  and   equally   shun  ' not taking'  suf'lici-  ti  n   hussia   women   are  employed   as  apothecaries.    In the Stale  and   niuni-  North-wei-l      I-'.xhihition.  Arnold E. Fauquier has not yet   pur-;     Chrysoprasc is a rare variety of  dial  i triets when; less information   io  obtain-! the, food she eats.    The best: I'ooel   for a I guarantee .that their work i.-  chased the. Record ollice from   the.  gov    ce-dony. i.s of value,    it is found  iii   lim-! able, that their claims or assertions may i beautiful complexion   is   dial   which is I artistic.    Wreathe your faces in  eminent.    Strangers   sometimes   think   ited quantities in   Tulare  comity,   Cal . I not Ik; too closely questioned or success-! most   readily   assimilated.      She,    will i ami call upon them lor photo*,  he litis from the-persistent and graceful' in Jackson county, Ore.,   near Rutland.! fully contradicted.  manner in which he holds down a chair) Vi'i-niont, ami lower Silesia. j      lime was in Australia w hen a convict  thereand rubbernecks everytliingaboutj The I'. S. lami departmciit considers j who discovered gold in New South  the office, in that smooth manner only l a piam. location covering P;0 acres as ! Wales was rewarded by bin lashes on  acquired by many years of touch with ! on(. (.]aim ������ ���������,. a^mUi,t'ion that eight I the back. Now the government buys  New s ork society, lie is a graceful i locations are united in i 'hal .amount ; on | cyanide patents and makes confessions  ornament to the somewhat dull interior | eac]l ^,0 (,f work must be done to se- i to gold finders, 'it also has an execu-  of this* government  institution,   and   if j cure patent. j live department of mines and mining,  he ever  goes  awav  his  sweet  society ',  Wadds Bios., the artistic photograph-j smitn-s <;Usi--<>w Mixi.m  ers of Vancouver and   Nelson,  which    is   a  extremely  miles.  a von  tin  ent nourishment.  "As a   rule,  American  enough liquid food.    Twee quarts   daily! "ion. while in the large   citie  i cipal dispensaries   women   prescription  do not take) clerks   stand   on   the   same   footing as  voice will haunt it still.  The milk  ake.. is- almost  due.  It  will jig to thirsty audiences at Williams'  store during the days when the heat  makes a milk shake look an old friend  in foreign parts.  ike St.  are neeMh*,!.    The  salad,  also, i.s often! ' ''"='���"'"-���. M,:Sr0"', .''","i  ,K'T  t.ll(','tt  ,        A . , , i are pharmacies in   which   the   bitsiiH'ss  wanting  (en   the   American   table.    A j is comlucied ent irely by women,  tomato and. lettuce salad   with   luaveii-' -'- ���������--���  naise. dressing is  an   agreeable way of I     S'"''<' ^*<'-'i"-*< i<>�� "as made   cnmpi.l-  taking calomel and  bv   which   you   re.  I  eti'rsloiri.  sni'v in German cities,   in  wil  oe  in New Lenver for several days, commencing with Friday of this week.  This presents an excellent opportunity  for the obtaining of photographs that  you can always leave in the front of the  ,.    .     r~ ": ,     ,, ! parlor album   and   not   feel   ashamed.  Ladies    parasols   and   umbrellas   ��t j Uom�� ��.-n-lv  and   avoid   the  inevitable  Mrs. Merklev's j rush.  Smith's Glasgow Smoking Mixture  has recently been placed upon the market in Kootenay and should be tested  by all who enjoy a delightful smoke.  See that vour tobacconist keeps it.  II.' !  ceivo all the henelits  and   none  of tl  harm of that   powerful   drug.    Spinach  (<:\v  cases  ol   smallpox   have  .   only a  ���Hen   1111 -  contain.*; salts of potassium, iron and  other things good for the complexion.  Tea and coffee are valuable stimulants  when used in moderation. In summer  Ladies, see  the  new spring hats  at! the fruit phosphates are, full of medicinal  Mrs. Merklev's.  served, and most of these occurred in  foreigners coming from countries without compulsory vaccination  Story books, bound in cloth, suitable  for birthday presents, -i s| lend id line  just received at Nelson's Boe>k and I >rug  value, especially the wild cherry.   Herb | Store. THE LEDGE, NEW im'JS'VER, B.C., APRIL 2G,  1900.  Seventh Year  The Ledge.  Published every Thursday.  R. T.  LOWERY, Editor and Financier.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Three months ������? .7:>  Six "  1-25  Twelve-   "   2.00  Thkee.ykaks  .--00  Transient Advertising-, tb cents per line first in  Bertion, 10 cents per line subsequent insertions  nonpareil measurement.  TO CONTRIBUTORS.  Correspondence from every part of the Kootenay  District and communications upon live topics  always acceptable. "Write on both sides of the  paper if you wish. Always send something pood  no matter how crude. Get your copy in while it  is hot, and we will do the rest  The ancestral line was given, and  silence fell over the crowd. We  were all standing in the presence of  equal rights to all soldiers, whether  born in a. plebeian hut or some old  ruined castle.    There has been too  royalty..filled with two   much awe j much titled gold lace   and   not en-  for utterance.       Later in the night I ough of brains among the oflieers of  Forbes said as ho emptied a tankard : England's army,   withv! the   result  of ale  with   a   few   of   us  over   at  that much blood   and   treasure has  Charley Errington's.    "What kind ; been wasted, even in South Africa.  of a man   is   that gentleman   who ]  Ledge-isiation   is   what   we   are  Bam  Established   1X17.  A pencil cross in this square  indicates that your subscription is due, and that the editor  wishes once again to look at  your collateral.  TEURSDAY,   APRIL 26.   1900.  About  It used  to  .eultus People.tomthi�� To  East when   a -boy   was   good   for  nothing that his parents made him  a parson.     Here in 'British Columbia, if a man i.s utterly worthless he  aspires to represent the community  in the   local   legislature,  and occasionally,    through   the   apathy   of  good men.  succeeds.       In a young  and progressive   province,   worthy  men do not'care   to   neglect   their  business in order to represent their  riding at Victoria-   for 8-KM) a- year.  a.ud abuse   thrown   in.       For  this  reason we have a. weak legislature,  composed principally of  cheap human materia.] that values self above  everything else, and prefers to look  after personal interests and quarrels;  instead   of   the   general   welfare ofj  the province.     As long as the B. C. I  legislature is composed of this kind  of materia]   just   so   long   will the  people suil'er.  In the Slocan   we   know   of   two  men who are  aching  to   represent  this riding at   Victoria.      One   has  an oily tongue, attached to {(.drone's  constitution,    which     lie    uses   to  slander and backeap his neighbors.  He is too weak and cowardly to be  a road agent, and   too   lazy to pay  his debts.     The other  is   a  geyser  who   cannot  stand   alone   in   the  .financial world and  whose   reputation for paying his bills is so rotten  that many wholesale  houses refuse  to ship him goods, even c.o.d.     He  ���is a man loaded  with   envy to the  roots of bis unkempt   hair.       He is  {in enemy to labor,   and for a smell  of filthy lucre would   knife   the interests   of   the   miners,   and follow  the band wagon of   his   employers,  much the same as a. tramp cur runs  after   a    swill    barrel    on    wheels.'  These arc a couple   of samples of  men who would   like   lo   represent  us legislatorily.     Their gull   is   supreme, and   they   should   tie it up.  If it should   got   a-way   from   them |  the Slocan would be   deluged   with  {in epidemic of swelled   heads with  nothing in them, except nits.  said his wife was related to the  Prince Imperial of France." We  assured him that he was one of our  most honored and respected citizens. ������Cannot help saying he is  somewhat foolish in claiming relationship by the line he does.     The  I looking for. (Jet in and Ledge-  j is!ate by sending us a year's subscription before our circulation  : reaches the million mark. After  j that comes the siesta for the tired  land retired editor in lands that are  !  j green, even if they  are not exactly  head of that line was  a gambler in ,; .   .  ! fresh.  Paris-and had his head  cut   off by ��� ���  the authorities, while his wife was j The summer fly has returned to  more or less prominent in maison j New Denver, and will soon be  de ioie circles." | swimming in the butter or climbing  Thus it will be seen that it does j the glossy slopes of bald heads,  not always pay- to blow about our ;Tlie fly lias a tenacious disposition  ancestors, especially to people who j-*'lld <>ften sticks to molasses until  {ire posted. Better let dead rela- j ��>�����*������" intervenes and buries it in a  tions alone. Some of them may | g'"*ve Of sweetness until the r<|l  have been   noble   and   great,   but. j ���'<>*'    ������<><    ("ikes   is   called    in    the  then,  again,   many  of   them   may I morning. ^  have been horse thieves and loft! The business men of Spokane are  this earth for hick of support- for j no better than a band of robbers,  their feet.  Capital (all paid up) $12,000,000.00  Reserved fund : : 6,000,000.00  Undivided profits :    : 1,102,792.72  HKAO    OFFICE,    MONTRKAL.  Rt. Hon. Lord Strathoona and Mount Royal, G.C.M.G. President.  Hon. G. A. Drummond, Vice President,  E. S. Clouston, General Manager,  Branches ia  all parts of Canada, Newfoundland, Great Britain, and  the United States.  New Denver branch  E. PITT, Manager  ���"���SB-*    j -They seem to have formed a. union  ��� ,      .     , : for the purpose  of  getting exorbit-  Bubonic plague i     A      . '     . '. .      \  ant prices lor everything they have  has grown so ac- ! "  Plague  d<~. lift*-*   i*,ll'\*. Il .-^w  <�����. - ; .  VVrWl&r ,.     .     .     ,    *���     to sell.      I Ins may do   lor  a.   tunc.  riay-61   t-iveni Australia-  ,  .,      ��� . I out    eventually   the   masses    will  avoid   a.  city   in    which   they    an  >v ;t greedy   lot  of   dollai  that   the   people   {ire   resorting  to j  prayers to drive it away.      Prayers  are beneficial, especially to a. sinner, :  but as   tin   antidote   for   the  black j  plague they are about as useless as j      We stated a few  weeks   ago thai  an    ordinary     .15.    C.    legislature, j a. red cow raided our   premises an<  Thorough  sanitation,   and chloride i upset    the    water- barrel.       Aftei  of lime in large quantities are much j weeks of careful   research   we hav<  better remedies.     Cod is great. and ' discovered thaf'it' was.a- white cow  | cinched  worshipers.  We stated a few  can do anything, according to some  parsons, but He does not change  the laws of nature in order to piea.se  the victims of filth. He cannot be  reached by petitions the same as a.  town council. This should be  noted by those inclined to rely  more upon prayer in trouble and  less upon science find individual  effort.  that committed the outrage. The  wicked bovine is still at largo, but  will come to a -sad ending if she docs  not act more politely when munching grass in the shadow of this  printing emporium.  ���Joe 'Martin is  now in  Birds are  j-., . ��� i  r* ���        ��� now in   Koote-  Still Singing liay    and    the  sun does not stand still, nor the  mountains belch forth lava. The  lace of nature is green with the.  touch of spring, find the birds are  singing their old-time melodies  utterly regardless of the fact that  Joe is in our midst, pouring hot-  verbal shot into '-white-shirted  hoboes." {tnd making the pap-  suckers and ' political jacklegs  squirni under the oratorical lash.  Joe is a warm piece of human  force. {Hid may win in the end if he  is not ������(linked" by that great,  mover in elections, the dollai  Matrimony is easy of acquirement in Burniah. When a girl  wants to marry .a- man she offers  him a piece of candy. If he eats it  she is his'n. and no further ceremony is necessary. In Canada  young men often try to win girls  by giving them candy. They seldom succeed with one piece, and  even when they do it requires a'  parson to bind the bargain by a  legal flow of words which are supposed to hold good until death  reaches out for cither party.  If ROM   Till-:   KOITOK'S   iri'l'K!!  STOI'K.  AUSTRALIAN  1.. A!MILS'      WOOL  INDF.RWFAR  OR GENTLEMEN.  etits'  Spring: and Summer Wear  Fancy Negligee Shirts, Belts and Ties; the  newest things out: best things'made for  ease, comfort and good looks. In Spring  and Summer  Footwear   we  are showing  the neatest styles, best makes, and good  values for the money.  The Ladies should   inspect our line of  Di ess Skirts  Spring Jackets  They are cut in   the  latest   fashions and  provided with all   the  latest attachments.  ���%S*s%/^^^'^l%S**^*l&^^^'%/%/<bAb^/^  ^  This is Phmtiiif; Time, and we   are-  prepared with a (.-ejinph-te  sloek (if the BEST Garden and Flower Seeds on the in-irket.-  m < inion Sets. Elc.     Gel the Best-while tin* stock is new. ��  Fishing Tackle  when bought of us is sure to be the latest mid best that  can he purchased   of Croft c-c Sons, Toronto.  Sec our new stock of Hies.  BOURNE BROS.,  ^C_~^ ^CZ^-*5 ^^^  New Denver, B. CW  Billy  Leaning    Ma;n-v ���u',,i>1(';mv  0s-\, 1 continually boast-  n utnersjng about tiK.j,.  relations, seeming to think that  this will reflect credit upon themselves {Mid cause the community to  worship them more or less. One  man will tell you that his ancestor  played poker with King Hilly just  before the battle of the lloyne.  Another says that his brother once  looked at the Queen. Another had j The men who oppose this paper  a distant relative who lent Napoleon I owing to its outspoken  policy upon  iellitter: "Here I am in  the Slocan with no money, reputation or clothes. What will I do?"  Johnny Handout: ������Run for the  legislature. It is the hit est graft  out. "  Amid {ill the clamor of discordant political parties, not a sound,  .not even a whisper i.s heard about  establishing a- mint in New Denver.  .Make a plank of this, some of you  country-savers, and you will Insure of several  plump votes.  N'ei Millinery or Dress G  kc|it i.'. si nek at  ���ils  a pair of snowshoes upon the. retreat from Moscow. .Another's  great ancestor stole the a\e with  which   (Jeorge    Washington   assas-  the labor (picstioii are men who  would Hood the Slocan with Chinese  if they had a chance, and take delight    in   seeing   manly   labor   fall  sinatcd the cherry tree.     And thus  crushed and   bleeding   beneath the  wi-arisome people bore a community | curse and weight of long hours and  with tales of other's   deeds, vainly | scab wages,  thinking   that   sonic   of   the   glory  casts a- halo   of   merit   or   romance  over their own common lives.      We  saw   this    mania    strikingly   illustrated in   Petrol ia.   about    "JO   years  ago.     Archibald   Forbes,   the well-  known war correspondent delivered  a lecture one   evening   in   that oily  town.     After it   was   over many of  the citizens were   introduced to the  D��� ZVlcLachlan's  New Denver.  Established lKii-i.  E. M. Sanditands  Sandon, B. C.  Notary Public  Insurance* Mining Broker  SEND Vol'l,"   REPAIRING 'I'd    ,  Q. W. Grimmett  eweler  Optician  R.B. Dimlop  BARBER AND HAIRDRESSER.  Chilelreii's Hair Onttiiii-- a Speeiahy.  SLOGAN   OLTV, - - I!. C.  THE WM. HASV11LT0N MANUFACTURING CO., LIMITED  F. L. CHRISTIE, L.L.B.  BARRISTER,  SOLICITOR, Etc.  NOTARY PUBLIC.  F.ve-ry Friday ;it. Silverton. SANDON, It. C  PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO,  CANADA.  and  Importer  Wate.hes.  Spee-lneles  ���el'  1 liaiiieiiuls,  Silverware.  F.le.  The Cifton House,  Sandon.  Has ample aeconnnodations for a l.-si-jre. iiumlier 1.1I' people. The roe-ins are lar^e  and airy, and the Dining Rnoin i< provided witli eve'ry'liin-.-- in the inarUe'  Sample Re'eiins for Gominereial Travelers.  John Buckle}\ Prop  ��-��-�����-*  *W ==-��  W. L. Jeffery  & Son  Workers in Tin,  Copjier and  Sheet Iron.  Air Piping and Mining  Work a Specialty  TIeadijimrters,  New Denver  The .Jajjs are pourino- into ('an-|  ada and we cannol stop Ihein fori  Imperial reasons. When they and j  the yellow scum of China ruin the |  labor nitirket ol' this "lorious conn- j  try of Imperial reasons we suppose j  our kind-hearted and considerate j  Federal "overninent will provide j  for a white nation of paupers. j  Eyes Tested Free  WATCH RF.I'AIRING  A Sl'KOIALTV   Sandon, B. C.  famous writer. A nioii^'those pres-| The British army needs repair-  cut wa-s a \ery pompons individual. ! ino-. and an antidote for blue blood  accompanied by his wife and sister- j commissions. In the past birth litis  in-law. Ashe shook hands wit h j had more to do with bcconiin^'an  Forbes he stammered. " You know, j otlicer than merit. A man born  a-w. Mr. Forbes, that my wife and j outside the charmed circle of titles  her sister are. a-w. related to the j h;is never had a- chance to rise in  Prince Imperial of France." the British tinny.       This should be  ������Indeed!" said Forbes,   ���and by I done away with   riji'h  what line?"  Travelers  Will tind the  Arlington Hotel  11 pleaxani piaee. tei stop -it when in  Sloean City.  OKTH1NG & HKNDKRSOX. Proprietor?.  BRICK  FOR   SALE.  Nelson  School of  usiness  Short Hand and  Typewriting  Second Term now open  THF. BUDGF.T Si'STKM of Hook-keepm-,' and  Business is unrivalled by any known  method ol 1 illh-e- Practiee.  WK TF.ACH   IT  TOUCH TVPEWRITING- {fives one-i|iiarter  hiuhur r.et'c nf spe-e-d than the antiquated  Siiiht Syste-ni. WF. TEACH IT  STENOGRAPH V i-nd  PROOFREADING eoni-  hineil   for  ihn��-  ilesii-niis of  trainini--  lor  iiewsiiji|/ei* wen k.  Feir ifei-nin and p.-ii-ticul.-iis apply in,  RATTRAY & M ERR I LI,.  Vietoria l!loi-k. Ne-lson, R, c.  NEW DENVER,    B. C.  Provides ample and pleasant accommodation lor the tnivelin^ public.  Telegrams for  rooms  promptly attended to.  HENRY STEGE, - - -       -      ' - Proprietor  standard of merit  ,_...   (puck  and a  adopted.   o;i\iiiu'  \[L. GHIMMETT, L.L.B.  BARRISTER,  I    Solicitor, Notary Public, Etc  ��� ! Sandon, B. C.  .ions-  GoKTTscHE.j    Branch office at New Denver every  N E W 11K N V F. R.      i Sa tu I'd a V.  HOTEL  New Denver, B.C.  A. JACOBSON & CO., Propa  Best meals  in the  city���Comfortable  rooms���Bar  replete withgthe best of  Liquors and Cigars���Best service throughout. BH  Seventh Yeah.  THE LEDCiE, NEW DENVER, B.C., APRIL 2fi   1900.  THK    FIGHTING    KACK.  Regul  out the names, and  Burke sat  back,   while   Kelly dropped his  head,  And Shea, they call him Scholar Jack,  went-down the list of dead.  Officers,   Seamen,   Gunners,   Marines,  Crews of the Gig and Yawl,  The bearded man and the lad in teens,  Carpenters, Coal-passers, all.  Then knocking- the ashes from out his  pipe, says Burke in an off-hand  way,  We're all'in that dead  man's  list,  "by  cripe,"  Kelly and Burke and Shea.  Well, here's to the Maine,  we're sorry  for Spain,  Says Kelly and Burke and Shea.  Wherever there's Kellys there's trouble,  says Burke,  Wherever fighting's the game,  Or a spice of danger from grown man's  work,  Says Kelly, you'll find me name.  Well,   do  we fall short, says Burke,  getting mad,  When it's touch and go for life?  Says Shea, 'tis thirty odd years, bedad,  Since 1 charged a drum and fife  Up Mary's heights, and my old canteen  Stopped a rebel's ball in'its way.  There  was blossoms  of blood on her  sprigs of green,  Says Kelly and Burke and Shea.  And the dead didn't brag, well, here's  to the flag,  Says Kelly and Burke and Shea.  I wish 'twas in Ireland,  for there's the  place,  Says Burke, that we'd die by right,  From the cradle of our soldiers' race  After one g-'ood stand-up fight.  Me grandfather fell on Vinegar HilJ  And fighting was not his trade.  His rusty pike's in the cabin still  With Hessian's blood on its blade.  Aye, aye, said   Kelly,  the pikes weve  great, .  _____^,  When the" woi'tl was ''clear the way."  AVe were thick on   the  roll  in   Ninety-  eight,  Says Kelly and Burke and Shea.  Well, here's to the sword, the pike and  the like,  Says Kelly and Burke and Shea  Then Siiea, the. scholar, with rising joy,  Said, "we were at Ra 111iIIe.es,  We left our bones on  Foiite.noy  and in  the Pyrenees,  Before Dunkirk on 'Eandin's plain,  Cremona, Lisle and Ghent,  We  were all  over Austria,   France  and Spain,  Wherever they pitched a tent,  We've died for England  from Waterloo to Egypt and Dargai."  But still there's'enough for a corps and  a crew,  Says Kelly and Burke and Shea  Well,   here's  to good  honest   fighting  ���, blood.  Savs Kellv and Burke and Shea.  then hold it in the flame of a match for  a few seconds,wipe it carefully, dip it into the ink, and you have a pen that will  make glad the heart within you.    It is a  man knew his business, if anvbodv did. I process I have   never known to fail.''���  7 *-       - [  We ran past freight trains and stations j Washington  Post.  Away we went past Jackson Park,  Hyde Park, Woodlawn, with no let-up  in speed. I saw the danger and got  sick with fright.   But I knew that Hoff- j  where we ought to stop. At last 1 I  stood up and looked over. Joe sat in i  his seat, his head out the window, but I  his hand not on the lever. I thought I  the man had gone daft, hut 1 said, as j  calmlv as I could : !  'We're running too fast old man.'  The Naked Truth.  TRY -SITLJ'HUR.  He never noticed me, and I went  back to my seat convinced he was crazy.  As we neared Hawthorne a red light  gleamed on the main line a thousand  yards ahead. Joe paid no attention to  the signal. We had run two hundred  yarde when I yelled: 'Shut her down !  There is a freight ahead!  Joe did not move. I ran from my  seat, shut off the steam, gave her the air  and sand and brought the big train to  a stand still not a hundred feet from a  long freight train pulling in off our  track on to a side track.  T was as white as a sheet, mv heart  was thumping and I was a\\ of a-trern-  ble. I turned to Joe. His head was  still out of the window. I put my hand  on his shoulder and said: 'Are you sick  old man r" He was limp. I sat him up,  and one look at his face told the truth.  He was dead and cold. I held a lantern  up close and took another look. There  was no mistake. Poor fellow he did  not see, the 'little one.' They called it  heart disease.  I took the train up to Hawthorne  station whore, his body was left. In five  -minutes another engineer was in the  cab and wo, left on time. Few of the  passengers knew of the. narrow escape  they had.  As for me I shall never forget that  ride nor the fright I had. It was the  most horrible experience of my life.  A   Lesson   ill TCconmiiies.  Manjr an honest woman has roasted  herself over a hot stove to cook a fat  chicken for a lazy preacher. Many a  spinster and housewife have worn their  shoes out tramping the streets to gather  in donations for her loafing pastor. Many  a good woman has rustled with  church fairs, grab-bags, sociables, and  church lotteries till every bone in her  body ached and she tossed all night in  restless inharmony from her fatigue.  Millions of women have done a cruel  penance of this or a worse sort in the  hope of redeeming her soul of the blight  which designing pulpit thumpers have  plastered upon it with that legendary  cock-and-bull story about the fall of man.  AVherever woman has reared her head  above mediocrity or manifested a desire  to express, or even entertain an opinion  of her own, she has been read a stanza  about " tempting Adam "and knocked  down with the bible. She lias been told  for 1800 years by her dear pastor that  her disobedience to God's command  brought ruin and degration upon the  race.���The Searchlight.  Oh'!, the fighting races they don't die  out,  If they seldom die in bed,  With love first in their hearts no doubt,  Says Burke, and Kelly said,  "When Michael, the Great Archangel,  stands, ' '   '  The angel with the sword.  And the battles' dead from  a hundred  lands are ranged  in  one   great  hoard,  Our race from which Gabriel's trumpet waits  AVill stand three deep that day,  From Jnsephat to the Golden Gates  Kelly and Burke and Shea.  Well, here's thank God  Fur the race and the sod.  Says Kelly and Burke and Shea.  COT   IN   OX   TUIK.  The, Chicago correspondent of the  New York 'World' tells the following  story:���  I'nguided and   unchecked,   with   the  speed and force, of a comet.a great steam  engine, attached to a train bearing H00  passengers,   leaped,   the   other  night,  through a ten-mile  tangle. ,"f  city and  suburban switches,and. its iron muscles  ichiirgcd   with  some  safety-seeking instinct, plunged   into  the  little station  Hawthorne, III.  A'dead'man was at the throttle:   had  Jsat there since  the   Freeport   express  steamed out of Central   station at  Chi-  fcago.    For ten miles, with   the engine  [screwed    up    to   a    fifty-niile.-an-hour  [speed,  his limp,  dead   hand   had laid  (powerless to divert disaster,   his dead  [eyesbad looked blanklv out at the ap-  [palling danger ahead.    Not one of the  (passengers   or   employees   aboard the  [train suspected his own real peril,  nil-:  l-'IHK.MAN's stokv.  'Keep the. steam   in  the second 80's  (Hank,' said Hoffman to me as we were  (f)ulling out of the- Central  station that  ���light.    'I've   got  a  little one  sick at  Phonic,, and I want to get in on time.'  We had started at 10:H5 p.m., five  Ininutes late.  'All right Joe.' I said. 'We'll get in  [ai time if wo have a slippery rail and  I've minutes the worst of it.'  In a minute the big engine was ptiff-  hg and screaming on the luunlred-and-  ihirtr mile run to Freeport  am convinced that Joe died directly  |re pulled out. Before we had gone two  tfiileswe were, running fifty miles an  nir. double our usual speed. I could  )t see the engineer for the boiler was  Jtween us. I thought he wanted to  lake up the lost time, and that the  'tfcle one' was on his mind. On we  ent, humping and swaying around the  From an economic ������ standpoint there  are but two ways for a man to secure  the means of living���hy his own labor  and by the labor of others. The man  who does not by his efforts increase the  sum of the. world's wealth must live  upon the results of the labor of those  who do. If a man obtains wealth or a  daily livelihood without producing it, j  some other man, or set of men, must |  produce the same by their labor and not  obtain it. If one man has a permanent  income some other man, or set of men,  must have a permanent outgo. All the  wealth of the world is the result of labor  applied to nature's gifts. It is taken  from the earth, which is nature's storehouse, by labor, used for the satisfaction of human desires, and, by nature's  laws, returned again to the earth, to be  again and again brought forth to supply  the wants of succeeding generations.  The quantity of wealth in existence at  any time must always be limited. It  has been variously estimated at from  three to six years' production. It i.s not  the existence of grea' fortunes in a few  hands that causes distress, but privileges and favors that enable some to  lake from the products of many from  dav to dav and from vear to vear.  The  Def'tieon's  Dream.  "May you take this lesson home with  you to-night, dear friends,'' concluded  the. preacher at the end of a very long  sermon. ������And may its spiritual truths  sink deep into your hearts and lives to  the end that your souls may experience  salvation. We will now bow our heads  in prayer. Deacon White, will you  load?"  There was no response.  "Deacon White," this time in a louder  voice.    "Deacon White, will you lead?"  Still no response It was evident  that the Deacon was sluniberiug. The  preacher made a third appeal and raised  his voice to a pitch that succeeded in  waking the drowsy man.  "Deacon White, will you please  lead?'  The Deacon rubbed his eyes and  opened them wonderingly.  "Is it mv lead?    No���I just dealt.  From    Sporting;    Time  It is.reported that Kruger, seeing the  number of men arriving at the Cape,  thought we must be short of men in  England. He accordingly wired to an  a"ent in London:  " Are there any men left in London?"  ���Kruger.  Aeent: " Millions."  Kruger: "Try Manchester."  Agent: "Shoals of 'em "  Kruger:   "Hear  the Wigan   men  are  devils to fight.    Try Wigan."  Agent, i who arrives at Wigan when  the men are coming up from tin; coal  pits j: " Stop the war at once. They  are coming up from hell ��� eight at a  time."  __  General Sir Redvers Buller, when a  youth, had his choice among all professions His relatives pressed him to  take up politics,  as  he  had a   private  ,,,        .- ���      I      i    i    i , ,���        fortune     "I'd rather  be a   private!  in  I lire.! Ir.ends who had been spending   th(. |(1;M o|- th(, Qm,,,���-S r^-in,ents than  the evening at their-club  agreed   that   Hn-j'land's   Prime   Minister,"   was   his  the one. who did not do as his wife   told j answer.    him when begot home should   pay for!     Williams   is   kept,   busy   these   days  an oyster supper. j unpacking new shipments of fruit  and  Smith, in trying to lind. the  matches, j vegetables  trod on the cat i ;   "That's right." said his wife, waking'NOTICE    OF    SALE     BY    PUBLIC  Have you tried sulphur in your  socks, as a preventive against Grippe.  If you have not, then try it for  it cannot burn you, even if it does  no good.  Persons subject to colds have tried  it and secured freedom from any approach to a cold.  It is a fact when a few years ago  Grippe prevailed in Boston that of 43  persons employed in Byam's Match  Factory not one was attacked.  It has been proved at Memphis, as  a preventive of yellow fever���also on  the evidence of a German medical  writer that it has proved a complete  protection against cholera and other  epidemic  diseases���also that   those  working the sulphur mines of Italy  escape the malaria  which  prevails  all about them���also that sulphur in  the shoes has cured  various cases of  rheumatism ���also sulphur taken   iu-  ternally or worn in the shoes has sun"  icient power to pass through the body,  the clothing and the   pocket-book,  blackening the silver there,  It is also a fact that on California  ranches where walnuts are prepared  for the market the shells are bleached by the use of brimstone fumes,  and that the men having charg-e of  that work are never touched by the  grippe, influenza or other epidemics  which attack their fellow-lahorers on  the same estates.  Put a half teaspoonlul of powdered  sulphur in each sock, about twice n  week.  I.us!     His    Chance.  British Columbia will get no hing  but a few post-offices [and Government jobs at Ottawa, as long as the  people of that province rely on weak  and ineffectual representatives like  Hewitt Bostock, M. P.  A wealth of money and a still  greater affluence of good intentions  have not prevented Mr. Bostock from  degenerating" into a partisan of the  most abject and servile type.  The Laurier Government does no  thing for followers who are ready to  sacrifice everything tor party. Two  ye���rs ago Mr. Bostock would have  been in a position to put a pistol to  the head of his leaders and demand  that they recognize the importance  of the public principle involved in  the private bills to permit the construction of a railway without expense to the country.  The Laurier Government advocated its function of leadership, and allowed a C. P. R. lobby to control the  action of Parliament two years ago.  The Government was no better yes- i  terday. T e Opposition could not do  worse; and the result was another  outrage on the rights of an important  district in Yale-Carsboo.��� Toronto  Telegram.  Hill Bros.  .Manufacturers of  and  Shingles  MAINLAND  and  BRITISH LION  Are the  Cigars in B. C.  best  known  fhev  ARE UNION MADE  and sold hv all first-class dealers.  WM. TIETJEN,  Manufacturer  \ a.\i oiivia'.  New Denver  Transportation  & Light Co.  PALM A AXGRIGNON,  PROPRIETOR.  Orders  shipped to all parts of the  Country.     Mill at head of  ���Slocan Lake. ���  Postoftice address, Rosebery.  The 8-hour  Law  General Draying: Mining Supplies and Heavy Transportation a Specialty.  Saddle Horses and Pack Animals.  Feed Stables at New Denver.  Has been on shift for some  time in the Slocan, but  DICK ORANDU has been  longer. He is always at the  Ivanhoein Sandon ready to  deal out boozer ino that is  mellow with age, and goes  down the throat with a soft  gentle touch that is delicious to the taste. Drinks  are not intenupted by slides  w.  MURRAY El CO., LIMITED  TORONTO  ID-   P-lid   fid* (lie Suppers.  up:  "'kill rhe poor cat  and  have  done  with it."  "Well," thought Smith, "I have to  kill the cat or pay for the supper." So  he killed the cat.  Brown was no less fortunate when he  arrived home. In the dark he stum bled  against the piano. ,  "Why don't you   break  the  piano?'  demanded his wife.  Brown at once broke the piano.  When Jones got home he stumbled  on the top step of the staircase.  "Go on !  room.    "Tumble down stairs and break  your neck.'"  "Not me!" answered .Jones. "Pll  pay for the supper first."  Wood Iiiii-.v   <'ri'<*k   1'ropert ies.  Costume-making*  lUClUding' Send name and address  Tailor-made Suits for Catal��g��e  No lieinsi- iii Canada iss.-i well equipped lor hnndlin:-- init-of-to.vn cwmiiie- orders.  Seems ,-i lor in eliiim for oiirselve.,, but experience- shows it to lie tin- case. We send  sample's, trive .vou an ielca of ihu price of fi.-wii made to your order: send vein ,-i sclf-  lneasiire-uiiuit form with full insl ructions. ,-ilsei catalogue of styles to choose from, or we  iniike liny style you may suirf-usi. We look care-fully after o,\^\-y detail, and sarisfae--  1 ion to.the'e-uslomcnis the: result in every e.-ise-.        Hetfcor let   us  scud   vou samiilc., and  i-sliiii-Uos for your new ^im-ii.  A DDK ESS .MAIL ORDER DEI'A KTMKXT.  W. A. MURRAY & CO., Limited  17 to 27 King St. East,  10 to 16 Colborne St.. Toronto.  C.  .M. NKSB.ITT. 'Bosun Block)  Dealer in  Fruit, Cigars  Tobacco   and Confectionery  NEW DENVER,  B. C.  il  The  Ixland  OUSC, n*"1^  Is ii comfort:!ble hotel feu- travellers  Mrs. McDougVid.'  AUCTION.  Estate of .IAMES DELAXEY.  -\TOTI0K IS IIERERV GIVEN that a Public.  i\ Auction will he held mi the Central Hotel  premises. New Denver. H. C, on  KI FT KENT 11   DAV OK M A Y, tilixi.  of the following prijper.y of the above estate-  due hundred and fifty Town Lots in the town-  site of Xew Denver. H. C: Wajj-ons furniture.  linoils and chattels.  The above will be oHe red for sale by Public  Auction on the above date- iMtltcr en bloc or  s.-paralely to suit purchasers.     TEKMS   CASH.  Inventory can be seen and furthci particulars  said his wife from the hed- I obtained bv iiitendiiit:- purchasers on application  at the Central Hotel, Xew Denver, H. C.  LEE    COOM HS. Assignee.  M. ROSENDAL  <'oXSl'l,TIXl,'  METALLl'RGIST  MIXIXi; EXCIXEKK  American capital is  hecomiii-'-  inter- j  j ested in Woodluiry creek, a  few  miles :  i below   Kaslo.    A   Cnited   States coin-  1 pany, represented by Mr. Townsend of  Spokane, owns   thirty  properties  near  the mouth of the creek and has bonded i  several  others.    .Mr. Townsend  is  expected in Kaslo in a few days and  it is ���  rumored that he is lig-uring" on  putting-  an electric aailway .up the north fork of ���'  Woodbury   creek   to   handle the ore |  The company contemplates doing- much '  development work as soon as the snow ���  ;-oes.   The capitalists who ai e interested j  p. 11. Hox n;i.  Peiril.-uiil. Ore:  Advises on mine's,  mining'  properti'-s and r-heir  work intra Claims,     Prospects,    and  Mines stocked:  Comii.-uiies or-ruii-  iy.e-d.     Capital   furnished.  CHEAT DEMAXD FOR J'KOMlSlXli SILVER  LEAD    PROPERTIES.  XOT1CK TO  (rves and io-noriii"- red lio-hts  'What on earth has pt into  the old | ^ m.t;nt)v di (1 ()f ^ .yon m]m.  im.-" 1 said to myself.    'I   never saw j hl th(, t,astorll States for 35,000,000.  so  In so reckless before. ; thev h.m,   ,entv of lno]lev t(j jnto  JY on see we had ��-ot on a sio-n-iI block j Woorlbnn. (.rc(,k.  ft-h a danger li��'ht up ahead of us, but'  tver a slow down.    In fact,   we  were' ijrenkin**-   in   ������   pen   Point,.  rreasiti"'in speed all the  time.    For-'    liatehfj.bout the time we would reach!     "All   pens are  alike to me,"  said the  signal   it   would   flash   'Clear.'    1 j deveryoung woman,"and all pens would  3W terrified at these close shaves, and ; ]l(, alike to you   if you only knew how to  f'nfce(': , ' break them in.   Don't moisten your new  Joe, we. II ��-et reported for this  Fining" fifty miles, sure."  yot no answer,  and   1   supposed  f.s thinking of the 'little one.'  j pen between your lips before you   begii  1 he!'0   w-rite.      Don't   say  charms  over  it..  ill now si  Films.  Kodaks at  Anii-rican price.**.    Send for price.*.- e,n  an vtiling' vou w.-i nt.  11. S'I'KATIIEARX. Kaslo. B. C.  J. E. Angrignon  The Leading  Hairdresser  X< IWLKDGK isn't wisdom. Imt with-  "id knowledge ir would he difficult  make .-1 111:11, wise. If ���-,. ��-(M,|,|  .--.(- wi-e-ly in .-uiyrhi,,;-- we must (;is< -,-, in ,|le  knowledge to know bene to act ;mi| tliPu with  wisdom put eittr knoulcdfre- into practical us,  Ulutn a man i.i c,-ipti���j. about, b.okiiif-- !'.������ :,  locution where lie-can make his home, with the  ���iwiir-u.ee thai, if he "attends to his knitti, "  an. honestly sfnvostnniHl-e the best ofliis op-  peertumtH',. Ins ,.| ,,,-ts will be crowned with s���  ������<^ he wants to |-,,0���- ,),, m(.ri:s ���,���, ,, ��� -  'il the .x-Hl-ty and the conditions cxisii,,.' Jo  as to .-ml wiih wwiom. "' '  It is b,.,-an^ men act without wisdom on verv  ttl,.knowledfretlia!.so nmn.v make failures of  fe. hey are ed hy impulse and flirt with  I'amel-ortuue like a triddv school yirl The  resul ��� is a 1 way, the same. They f,,il; ami whe ,  fhevftodenvn rho.v take some l.orlv with the,,  and the (���(.���-'lnuiiity at lartre suffer "  measure with even- failure  but successes, that  ' >ne Mi-oiii:-  H. I). CURTIS,  Notary Puhuc.  Mixes;   Real   Estate:   Ixsukaxcr;  accountant.  Abstracts of Title Furnished,  SLOCAN CITY.   B. Q  LAND LEASE.  VOTICE IS IIEREHVG1VEX that we. Walter  .\    A. Smith and Alexander Sinclair, t liirtv days  alter date  sinner (-.f   La   d  Intend to applv to   tin  Works  years'  len.-i'  eif   twenty   acres   of  ami  Cbiel (.'''liimis-  for a I wi'iity-niie  land situate  about one aiel one-half miles norUi of Rosi-bery  on the. eii-acm shore of Slocan lake. Koote.-nav  county. B. C. coniniencinir at a peist marked s\  W. corner of \\\ A   S. and A. S.Land.  W.Ai/noR-A. SMITH,  ALEXANDER   SINCLAIR.  Dated. April 2nd. ltitio.  in some  II  is  nor  failures,  .    t>> build up a t-oinmuiiitv.  ,    . <ner��etio. successful man in a town  who has won throm-h  sheer -'stick-t-.-itivem-j*."''  ani  iiierit  is worth a   dozen   ban-'o  without wisdmii or worth  p"t luck.  ���ers-i.ii 1. who,  attempt   to  win   Ir  itis the Cornier class that  ;,,.,. Wiiiitod   in this  CANADIAN  AND SCO LINE.  Between  ATLANTIC & PACIFIC  The direct route from  part of British Columbia,    if any suf-l|l''ar!."seek- JF A f\ f P> Ti *\\T C* fWIYl'i t*TT  i.i-.' an opeu.ufr. they ,,���, come ibis way.     Then- |\ (JO LCI J J. V I A 9 U II I TV  ai-eo|ienin.irs  for eveo' f,ne-.     Success   will   l���. **��� V/Vf VV/Al. **. J    V>l/UKL1 J  1 heirs assure as they work fen-it.     X'ew Denver  \\  The  late a  ti  Take your steel pen, dip it into the inU,      Bosun Block,  New Denver,  R(  New Denver  t  makes the first biel lor  this  class of  men  have some her.- but there is room for more  in'hiceinentsi.fTi.reil are man v.    We- will  lew. as briefly as e.ossihlo:  New Denver-s I .cation, on a plateau de.pin  the .shore .d Sloivie lake, makes   it   an ideal spot  I.er a- re-sidential  centre,  which  il  is   fast   beni"  made.    Its home-., are- far above the- a ver.-iire found  in in..st miuini: camps, and   its public halls ami  bmldiiu-sanil business blocks  are cinmoilioiis  sulesianlial.and  built   w:;b  a   view   to perman- i  encv     There   is   nothiin,'   shoddv   about tile in  I  Like the men who builf   llnin.  thev are here t.i '  s(a_\-.  I> is but natural tha; this feeliiifr of conlideuce  in New Den vers stability should prevail. Aside  fi-.un the advautaf-i-s that the town has as a resi-  elential cenire, it is fast becnniin��- the hcad-  i|uart.ers for some of the sironf-est mining nnii-  panics ota-ratiu-r in (he Slocan. The Silver  uioiintain. (bmt mountain and Kiilelitv-Bosim  mines, earryina; bij- frolel, silver ami lead values,  arc rapidly develoin'iitr into lu-aw ship|��rs.  Their iiayi-nilsJat present will not ai.-frref--.ite- mure  than 11 ifi num. but this number will be mop. than  tripled in a short time.  New Denver is the bankinj- and commercial  centre, as well as the residential town on the  beautiful Slocan lake. The business done-. )iy the  Rank of Montreal is surprisiiif.'|v larpe and ever  iii.-i-.-asjiii.. ,\|| the local miiies and those of  Kour Mile Ten Mile ami Sprinjfer and Lemon  creeks 11*(\ throiii-h the local bank.  Ni-w Denver's school facilities are ye.od: its  churches are neat, well-constructed anel well-  atli-jidciL Its streets a re- sidewalked in .-ill direc-  ti.ms Th''town i.s not laid out with one-street  and a back yard, bin covers fully* a rnile sepiare,  and is without doubt th.-prettiest spot for a home  in the ininiui.r section of British Columbia  Xew Denver's citizens a re the pioneers .,1 the  Slnnaii 'I'hey have nunle money in tin-camp,  and rc-iiivepted it     They own   their  homes and  ar' nliniially iinio- <v\u(s  llie-ui. confident that  thi'V will be a triply repaid for the- expenditure in  ihe comfort ami enjoyment of them.  There are oiieiiinirs in New Denver for Several  lines "f hushics  New Denver's-ccuie beauty is uni.aralled in  N"rtii Aiueri.-" ��� i's '-liinaie'is tempertite. aiul  the- ln-ahh o' it, lit ;>C.-ii . Ilia rveb .||sl i- (.'eio-l -sicklies, fi-niii I  i-.-i .' <-.. ii,e�� is seldom experienced.  to all points Fast and West.  .First-Class Sleepers on ail trains from  Kevelstoke and Kootenay lAg.  Tourist Cars jiass .Medicine Hat daily  lor St, Paul: Sundays and  Wednesdays for Toronto: Fridays  for Montreal and Boston.  Same cars pass   Kevelstoke  one day  earlier.  e-<>NN'-;<;Tii..\'s  Kevelstoke and main line points.  s-..r,:ik Dly: lv ���Den vcr C. Sidiuir���ar: Daily l.'e:.'i(i),  ���**:lok ex. Sun: lv N.Dcnver l.di;: ar ex. Suii.l.'.:l(i!i  li'lHSI.AM..   Nkl.SOX   CltOH-'s   XKSI      MLANCH    AM)  IIOKNIIAKV CcifNTItV.  H./Wik e-x.   Sun: lv N.Denver Ldj-: a rex.Sun l.'i.JIok  I.I A.VIi KKuM KAXleoN  la.Jink dly lv Denver C. Sdt- ar dly s.'ok  i.'I .'ink e-x Sun lv. .N De-nver Ddjr.ar vk Snn !'.aii|<  Asc-erfain rales and   full   information    by  :��i-  ilressiiur nearest  local auenT or���  O. H. OARRK'I'T. Aw-iit.Ve-w Denver.  W. K.  Ande-rsou,  'I'rav    1'ass. Airt..  Nels'in.  E. ./. Coyle, A. O. I'. Ar!��� Vancouver.  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS.  To and from European   points via Canadian  and American lines.      Apply    for sailiu/,' dates  rates, tickets anil   full  information   I"  aiivC.  Ry apent or���  (t.  H- liAHKKTT.  ('. I'. R. A^ent, New Denver.  W. I'. V. Ouiiimiiurs, it. S. S. A^r.. Winnipec THE LEDGE. NEW DENVER. B.C., APRIL 26.  1900.  Seventh .Year  MINING    RECORDS  i'iift following is a complete list of the  mining transactions recorded during the  week ir ihe several   mining  elivisions of  A INS WORTH     DIVISION  I.fif-AT'UNS.  Mar  21- llnlisuii.   in   Aiiiswi'i'iii,   hy  Will   MellllM!,  The  Bui lei-  ' From hill tu liill lie. harried inc.  He* stalked mc day and >ii#ht:  Hi* neither km.".',' nor lift ted li'ie:  Nor his nor imiie the iitrhl'..  LOCATIONS.  Apr :-'.���{o-iniic.t. Slocan   Lake.   11   F  the Slocan.    Those of  Xew i ��enve -were ;     .,,-.__ H;lUit, <; No j, F W Carlauei  aBlollowH:- 1      Il!lUl> (.    N()   ./     ���.in.ifl)r   f;;u.];Ui(i.: He killed the. nan wh.. sionel hy -,���,..  .    . , ... , 1- or such t'hev made his law  these he-in-   |.la.-er. rhmijs   sitiwucd  on j T|u.n f(i(jt h.. f-(i| , ,.���,_,,,, {(l ,���-,���_  .,   ,      , i Kaslo creek.                                                    :      Who noil her kiie.w nor saw.  11 viand. ',,-,,            , ���        ,     ,���        i   . ,,  ���      ..    ,   ,, ....      ,,,.,   ���.                        2, ���Hfiv. at'..rawlord Bay. J A li.v.'Ui. : .        .      .           .,,         . .   .  -1���No J, I-our Mile. .J <   .l.iitler.                      ,     ,    ���     ,          ,,.���      ....       ,,,, ,            i I trained rnv riiiV on his hear!:-  1U���I'our .Mile,   No o,   I-   I-   Liehsclier. ; ��� " ,      I.e. lo.b-i'il ii|   n   nic.iii  ,..    ...    ., ,   ,-        -.,-',    ���.., ,     ,     , Anr ;i���kitchener. .Jackson creek.   >\  : > \- scrcaninm-ball tor(* t.liro   his breast   (  12���N lp ��� at. r our .Mile. A\   ���**. Jackson. I ' -  Established in Nels o n 1890  (.'rank Fraction. Four Mile. Auyus Lj  McLean, j  I) W Fraction. Ei��'ht Mile/creek, C II       Mar-^  Abcrcroiiihie.  18���Lizzie,  near McGiiiiran,   M Feu-  rose, 11. Gihson.  H>���Trust Fraction, near Codv, Annie  And lay embedded there,  i It la v embedded there, and vet.  J Twiss. -  -  ASSESSMENTS.  Bear's Paw Fraction,   Dolph |     Hissed home o'er hill and sea  Johnson.. ! -Straight' to the acliiii"- heart ol her  0 of I .Monte Christo, .J A Finch.  24���Glazier  and   North   America.   A  Poji-i-'i. !     (let  a   picture,   of   yourself,   so   that;  Who ne'er did wronu;' to me  ���Arthur J. K'trini>-er.  20���Kopje Fraction, near Alpha. AN'  S Drewry.  2:-i���Wizard, on Kiyht Mile creek, F  L Byron.  ASSKSSMKXTS.  A]ir :-)���('hi-topa. < tpatunka.  5���Hubert Fraction, World.  h���O K No 2, Fliz.-i .Murphy,   Donley.  10���Rulhuid Fraction.  Ll ���Huifliy Fraction, Alaiiilnha.  12���Pride of the West. Molly Pawn,  Little llutli.  II���Lone Star.  17���Superior, Daniel, Crawford, Cordon, Donnelly, Gait.  17���Ala Mere.  is���May Queen, May Queen Fraction.  Broken Fraction.  J.fl���High Ore Fraction, .Marie S,  Smuggler, Dixie Hummer.  ���20���Sweet Grass.  21���Echo No 2, Hillside.  2a���Giant.  TKANSFEKS.  Apr 8���Sandow and Lone. Star  No H,  BC Gold Trust.  Ltd,   to   R B Skinner  , and DG"Smith, Mar 31.  4���Nettie Fraction, Carter H Brindle  to Angrig-uon, Mar 21.  5���Joker Fraction and Cody Fraction,  by sheriff, all interest of Wm Callag-han  to M S Bentley, S555, Apr 3.  6���Alert J, Frank Pyman to John A  Taylor, Sept .18.  Alert i, Dan McLeod to J A Taylor,  Jan 15.  Alert i, same to same, Aug" 22.  Apis, all interest,  Evelyn  M Sandi-  lands and John Hamilton Gray to Jas  Marshall, $425, Jan 12.  7���Paymaster ��, John Vallance to F  Swanneil, Feb 18.  9���0 K, all, Gus Kniger to Emmanuel  Jack, Apr 5, $250.  March Bird -V, Snow Flake �����, March  Bird Fraction all, Ruby ��, Ruby Fraction J, and Perseverance ��, Norman  McMillan to Andrew Jacobson, Nov 29,  $500.  10���Republican J,'Geo Davis to Jas B  O'Neil, Apr 9.  Nob Hill |, Malcolm L Nicholson to  W S Grady, Apr 10.  Great Eagle 4, T Lonig-an to W S  Grad}', Apr 7.  Bird Fraction ���*,-. A C Behno to Alex  Smith, Mar 19.  12���Power of Attorney, Alexander  McDoug-all to Mary McDoug-all, Dec 4.  0 K No 2, Calliopa, London Fraction,  Ashland, Silver Blossom, Silver Crown,  Washburn, Snowball, all interest, A A  McDoug-all find Mary McDoug-all, heir  and heiress of Peter McDoug-all, to  Duncan Grant, Dec 23.  Same claims, Duncan McDoug-all and  Christie McDoug-all, heir and heiress  of Peter McDougall, all interest, to  Duncan Grant. Dec 2H.  14���Alert, A, D A Van Dorn to Chas  McNicho.l, Sep 13.  Fnsco and Suowbii-d, Norman McMillan to Andrew Jacobson, Nov 29, all  interest in agreement to purchase.  17���Old Maid %, M L Nicholson to  David T Davis,  F��h 28, 1899.  19���Mowich k, C vv Greenlee to J H  Moran, Apr 9.  Clara Moor, Storm, Twilight, J each,  Snowdrop, Silver Key Fraction, 1 (>  each, A S Reed to G A Jackson, Apr 17.  Hidden Secret and Leg-al Tender,   Wj years from now people will know  ,yhat  J II Holmes  2ii���Bay View, Colorado Fraction and  Monarch Fraction, D F Stroheck.  27���Hercules No 2, A B Morris.  RE Adams (2 years) and Last Chance  to years), W J Twiss.  3d���Two Girls, S News wander.  A list*. (' L Brush.  you iooi:e<l like when you lived in New  Deliver, Wadds Bros, will g'ive you  further information and show you  samples if you call upon, them to-nior-  Thev   will  onlv  be  here a  few  I a in now on deck.to tell my friends "I am still alive.  I My Stock is Up-to-Me  y Prices are Rig]  Guarantee Quality  T demand the Lakgkst a.vd Latest stock in B.  C., which 1 want you to know,  and  don't for-]  get the place.  f|   Headquarters for  Watches, Jewelery and Diamonds  II   The Famous KARN Pianos  Ifl SEWING MACHINE  row.    They   will  only  he  liere a  lew J <gr  days so do not allow this   excellent  op- I n��  pdrtuiiity   to   pass   away    ungrasped. j 'i."  Procrastination is the thief of time, and j JL:  Hi��� Joke, II M Stevenson. ^     . j if is not every day , th.-it  artistic   photo-'|Mf  Apr 1���C of ! Hillside.   Ltist  Chance, j o-raphers ling-ei in New Denver, oven if jf jg  ;  Kavmond Cabinets for  WheelerVc Wilson for  Domestic for.   White for   Standard for   As we only employ   the  most expert watchmakers and jewelers, all work guaranteed.  All orders  by   mail   receive  our  prompt attention, at���  Gait and II K Adams to Hillside Silver j jt js tin-only Lucerne of North America.  Mines. Ltd. |     -.  ;    - Fresh air,'water,  sunlight  and  Irtiif  TKANSFKKH..  Mar 22���J G McGuig-an to F- E  Archer, Hi hit in Erie, Comstock and  Virginia.  F E Archer to G F Cleveland. Mi hit  in. Erie, Comstock and Virginia.  2S���K J L Ross to J M Harris, all hit  in Royal Georg'e.  C Ross to J M Harris, },4 hit in Diamond Joe.  24��� D M Linnard to Geo T Crane,  ;-3-l(i hit in International. No -1, No 3,  No -2 Fraction, Fraction N S, Fraction  Evening- Star and Northern Light.  26���A Johnson to G Lofstedt. all int  in San Juan.  28���A Johnson to L A Jarnigan, % int  in Sevova.  M S Davyes to Hall Mines, all int in  Red Star.  J Desmond to E Turner, �� int in R &  K.  J Desmond to A Keown, & hit in R e&  K.  30���J M Ness to C L Brush, all int in  Alise.  W H Hamilton to S A Hunter, i int  in McNabb.  T Hulsizer to A Adams, �� int in Last  Chance.  31���Trust deed between the Hall  Mines, Ltd, and W C Ward and W <3  Jeffreys.  Apr 2���L J Wig-en to S Weese, & int  in Boots, cons $300.  T B Johnson to' E S L Beddy, % int  in Noj th Star.  R Roberts to Wm Anderson, all int in  Himalayas.  3���C E Amsbatig-h to Elizabeth Cum-  ming\ \ int in Virg-inia, Comstock and  Erie   Now Inventions.  will cure nearly all diseases. The first  three are lying around loose in the  Slocan, while the fourth can be had at  Williams' store, in New Denver.  184f Roger Bros'  Knives. Forks anil Spoons, always on haix  Don'T forgot the place, at���  K2  2KjK-  The Jeweler,  NELSON,B. O.LX\.  Work is to lie, resumed on  the  Ruby  shortlv.  Paris  has   1.000  professional fortune  tellers.  SUICAN    CITY     DIVISION.  Freeman Payzant, Lockeport, N. S-,  solderless can; Samuel W. Btitterfield,  Three Rivers, P Q., slab-barkinc** machine; Edwin C. Johnson, Shutesbury,  Mass., self-measuring' faucet; J. Currie,  Montreal, P. Q., car fender; Cyrus S.  Dean, Fort Erie, Ont , cleaner or scraper  for boiler tubes or flues; C. S.. Dean,  lrort Erie, Ont., combined fire stop and  scraper for boiler hues; Robt. P. Woodil,  Winnipeg. Man , machinery for manufacturing* boll bottles; Jos. G. Dallaire,  St. Laurent, P Q., telephone transmitters; Candide King'sles'. Montreal,  P.Q., ratchet wrench; Jas McCulloch,  Pertreath.Eng'., improvements in steam  actual; '.d valves for pumps; Joseph-G.  Dallaire,St. Laurent, P.Q., corset clasp;  Ainedee Proulx, St. Aime, P.Q., barrel  support; II. J. A. & N. A. Girour,  Charlesburg, P.Q., acetylene gas g-ener-  ator; Ainedee Tetrault, Montreal, P.Q.,  athletic shoe; Jean L. Guay, Plessis-  ville, P. Q.. acetylene gas generator; J  Edwin E. Bell, Orangeville, Out., -j-ame  apparatus.  Choice confectionery is always appreciated by those who have sweet teeth  Gratification of this taste can always be  had by those who buy at Williams'.  His store is on the lower end of Sixth  street in full view of the beautiful  Slocnn lake.  To Builders:  If you want Dimension  Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Coast and Kootenay  Ceiling and Flooring, Double  and Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, tShiplap, Stepping,  Door Jambs, Pine and Cedar  Casings, Window Stiles,  Turned Work, Brackets,  Newel Posts, Band-sawing,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store  .Fronts, Doors, Windows or  Glass, write to���  Nelson Saw & Planing  Hills, Limited  Nelson, B. C.  Get your Cigars  at the Cabinet  Cigar  Store   in  NelSOll. <;- ����� ��� matthew.  THE  ASLO HOTEL  Family <& Commercial.  L  arge  And  Comfortable  Rooms  J  \ HOTT! Heated with   Hot Air und  1  U IBUILL Lighted by Electricity  Large, comfortable bedrooms and first-class dinrnw- room. Sample rooms  for commercial men RATES, $2 PER DAY  MRS. E. C. CLARKE, Prop., Late of the Royal Hotel Calgary.  Baker St, Nelson, B. C.  NELSON  Carrv a complete stock of  F, XJ ^ j^.^. T TJ. JE^ JB1  and solicit orders from any part of the province.     Write for prices.  Fitted with every modern  convenience. Special protection against fire. Rates $2.50  and $3 per day.  COCKLE & PAPWORTH,  Proprietors.  FRED J. SQUIEE  Nelson, B. C.  Merchant Tailor.  Tinsmith and Plumber  Muiiuf-K-tiii-er of Galvanized  Air-L'ipt\  Powder-  Thawers. On nip Shoves and all kinds  of Sheet; Metal Work.  TIN    AND   GAI.VANIZKT)   HOOFING   A  SPKCIAT-TV.  Pcr-fon.-il iiUenlion i-iven to all orders.   Estimates  {fiven.   Moderate prices.   Mailorders  Promptly   attended   to.  LOCATIONS.  Apr 2 ��� Lucky  Tom,   Lemon  c r,   T  Smith.  (Icoi'H'ic,;1 s f LciiiOM. -I Ground.  Floi'i'iico, s'lino. Mrs T Smith.  (i���l.'hicko f r. on MiiKiral   Hill.   A  F^  KoilicniH-l. |     Wanted.��� A nursH  .ti'irl.    Apply. Sh  |{uiln|)csi. I.(Miioii,.I  I'.ulk.-i. lean Hospital.  A��SF.SSSIKS I -���. I  Apr -'    l''-iir Friends.  7    1 run I !or<e. ^j>��       a.     q  i n.\N.*-i'i;r ���-. '  Shoj) at present near Sandon Sawmills.  Samlon,  B.  C.  J0HNWILLIAMS  Dealer in  IMPORTED  and DOMESTIC CIGARS  ANDTOBACCOES.  PIPES, &.C.  Van Camp Lunch Goods,   Confection-  cry and Fruit.  Full Line  of Suitino-s and  T rouser hi��s a Jvv ays on h and.  f \m fiirkmG* none f  PHOTOGRAPHERS J  ^ VANCOUVER and NELSON,  B.C. ^  HEWER & CROFT,  RAY IN  Hauling and Packing- to Mines,  and general local business.  WOOD    AND    COAL     FOR     SALE  New  Denver,  K.  C.  ��  DR. MILLOY,  T  ROSSLAND.  WW-  California  WineCo.,  NELSON, B.C.  Wholesale  Dealers in  Choice Wines  and Fragrant  C igars  Write for Prices.  Our Stock is the Largest in Kootenay  OLJR CORSET DEPART-  MENT   IS   UP-TO-DATE  IN   ALL  STYLES   AXD  PRICES.  Fred. Irvine & Co.,  NELSON, B. C.  .MITUNKRY��� ALL THE  LATEST    STYLES    AT  LOWEST   PRICES.  PATHS IN CONNECTION.  Newmarket Block. New Denver  J. K.CLARK,  Why send East for your Dry Goods when you can purchase from us and have them hy next day's mail, at  prices AS LOW, IF NOT LOWER, than the Departmental Stores of the East? We have one of the  largest stocks in all departments in the West���Buttons, Sheetings, Linens, Dress (ioods, Silks, White-  wear, Corsets,   Gloves,   Ready-made  Shirts,   Costumes,   Carpets,   Eloor   Oilcloths, Linoleums, Curtains.  AVindow Shades,  Etc.        Write for Samples and Our Prices.  SOLE AGENTS FOR  BLTTER1CK PATERXS.  THE ONLY R EL I A RLE.  Fred. Irvine & Co., f men-  nelson, B. C.        i  S    FLh'NTSIIINGS  A SPECIALTY.  Mar 1:'.��� Gertie' R I r. D .1 Winr to .1 \  1 \\'<-reh:y. P Liiiih|iiist ami I) D Mc-j  'he-rsiMi, i tu each. \  New Denver  WM.OLKS A I ,K (-.(iM MI SSI < iX M KK'CI I A X'i  AND  Great N'urthern. ' ir-ind Trunk. G rmit'���     i-'n-sii   i.niil Iv^u's fi-nin  il��-. MihiimIi-.v  I'iiik-Ii  i ,,'wli   I avi-ivi- i-vi-r.v wt'.e'k;   -I'le-   dn/.e'ii  ili-livc-rud   !������ any  i pninl 'in Sliii-.-in l,iiki-.     Ki-e--!li  Sin-iiif,' CliicUe.-iis  '���������'cstcrn. L->ne Pine. Tallicmn,   .\ c-ich. ! :-,Tivi"'v,,|'.v "'.���..���k;  and Xnrtlirni Pacilic .{.  T Dunn In Mi>i ,      .     .      ,,. ��� ,.,.   ,..,.,,,,       ,    ,.  ' i !or smid.-iv IMiiiic:!-iin-ivc. (.-vui-y   1-iuln.y.     I.ek  Reports, l']\'uminatious  and .Alanage-  nient.  3(3 ��~  SLOCAN C1TV,  P. C  Einina (���vuy.  Harold \. 1) SloMii to same.  Ralph |. Mr- T Sloan to sanie.  lo -���Rnval Sianiianl }.. E Law.-on to  ���' j c(iri;'e S Ay I'.sin  !7���Reij-iiia. -i Li\'ino'stone to .lohii T  Reauclie.-ne and -I E Tattcrsall.  Silver  Plate.    I T Tipping to II Fife  ''" II Hardiinaii to-l  How, :'.:!:!o shares  in Caiiie-i'oiiian (Jold eli Silver Mining Co.  21��� Alpiionso No 1:'. }.   .! Living-stone.  :oVC llackliff.  of Hie- We.eels rimir.    Han:-. Miice.n.    Also .-li-i-nl j  (<jv Siii^'e-i- s.-wiri--   M.-n-liiin'-.     Vmn- urdc.r for  Cliii-k'cns iiiiisi le- in ln-fun- 'I'liursd.-iy.  J. W. BALMAIN  civil. i-:.n<i!S!-:i-:i:, AKCiin'W'T. Ere.  NEW DENVER,  B. C  /-  p. (i. r:,i.\ ire saxdox. r. <;.  Fruit and Ornamental HT  RELIABLE   ASSAYS  Geilel ���'   ..Ml I Ool'l  illlll Silvi'1-..s   .7;-,  Kurid .'.ii I Oeilil.silv'r. c*<>i']��*r l./ln  Sainple's l>\- uiiiil receive j>r<11u)ii ulteiilioii.  Rich Ores and Bullion Bought.  517=5* iPm 5&S    j��  r?".i ft!"---  A Xf   ff^ (?>��  lEMABi  11 -j:> "i"IT 1 i St.. ] lenver. Colo.  Heavy and Sheif Hardware.        Jessops and Canton Drill  Steel.        Stoves, Tin and Granite Ware.  We are liandlina' all kinds of  ZS5EW5SEE2ESE255  ...    , .        .    ,   .    ,  .     ,       ,.    u, r   ,,,������     |  Khodo IcihIi-ihis. Kiisc.-, Fancy   I  2-1 ���Highland   Li.-iit .},   I>   .AlcKcn/.n; j K,.,.,...,.,.,.���,, M.-i-n.ilias.Mulii.s  to \Y C!ou--h. SI."-ii,  2<'.��� I .our- Pine* !.  j new   crop   lesteel  sci-d.-.    le r   .-printr  |il.-intinfr.  I Ijlirifc.-t iill'l   most    colii|ilei'^   stoe-k   in   Werstcrn  \Y Stllhhs to Ml'.S   Ej Ciuiada.    C'uM and in il*<- vniir selections or si-nd  I for cat.-iloL-iii-.    Addre.'.ss at   tin; mirsery prouuds i  ( ' ray . j ,inij Mi-eenleaisc. I  Eda f r .1.   C ESmitlierin-ale   to   R I| M. J.   HENRY.       I  C. G. BArU:R  AND  SLOCAh  I Furnishes accommodations  i to the traveling' public  j equal to any on Slociin  : Lake. Comfortable beds  i and tasty meals. The best  I brands of liquors and  cigars on the market.  BGK3  1  CiTYj Blastino", Mining- and Sporting Powders.    Also Blacksmith's  Coal.    Lumber, Sash and Doors.  NEW DENVER, B. C.  irk wooei  I  :!"in; Wcslminuter He.i.-ul. Vancouver, H. C. j  n***-*-ra-m*m*-rri.*-**-^^  TH0S. LAKE, Prop.  Brewers of Fine Lairer Beer and Porter���the best in the land.    Correspond-  solicited.    Address���  R. REISTERER & CO., Nelson, B.C.

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