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Array ' /*  X  /  v.--/' ���/������ A     '    - ,    A'   /       ft ���  /������- ���/ \fl^'-\>     ^ "  ;rf-r*T  7-  .t-  NHiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiimi^  %  In Time the, Siocan Coun= =  try Will be the Great =  Silver Camp on Mother   =j  Earth.   . , ., ��� =  -^IIJ]|!!ll!;!lilll!II!llll!i!l!llilllllllllliilIhv  4\iH!II!l!!!l!!ll!!II!!!l!.#:-  ==   Job Printing at This Office  "=' at   Prices In  Harmony  =������        With    the   ne'aneholy  = Condition of Silver,  wyjiiijiiijiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiijiiii^  Vol. II. No. 27.  NEW DENVER, B.C., APRIL 4, 1895.  Price Ten Cents.  SUDDEN DEATH.  Allan MePiiec-, an Old  Pioneer, Passes  ',���'"- Away at Sandon.  Grave No. 7 ban been filled in at  the New Denver cemetery.    The Oc-r  cupant is Allan McPhee, one of the  best known characters in the country,  Tuesday deceased was in excellent  spirits and health, but towards evening complained of severe pains in the  region Of the heart. He went to bed  in Bob Cummings' hotel, at Sandon,  and a; message despatched tti Dr.  Bruner, at Three Forks. Before the  Doctor could reach; the spot, McPhee  had passed away in gre.'.it agony  An examination showed that he had  succumbed to neuralgia of the heart,  from which he had been, a sufferer  fbr:years. The body was brought  down by train to this place yesterday  and interred, there being a large  turnout of friends from the surround-  c ing camps.  Deceased was a native of the Maritime Provinces and had been in the  Kootenay country for years. He was  about 48 years old and unmarried.  When the Slocan Avas discovered Allan was running a ferry at Sproat's  Landing- He joined in the rush  hither and secured interests in a num- [  ^Jber of promising claims. The news  Kijt)f his sudden death has been forwarded to his relatives iii the east.  NAKUSP ASSAYED.  Murnnii-lngs of Life in the Smiling City  by Arrow Lake,  Alpha to Ship.  P. Genelle & Co. will commence  hauling ore again from the Alpha in  a day or two. The road is getting in  good shape for wagons. Three teams  went down to Silverton from the Forks  last week. The Alpha will ship  steadily all summer. V   :���. '   '      ��J*' '���:���:  .' '  Ore Sack Factory.  In a short time New. ���Denver's "ore.  !sack factory'.will, be ready to supply  the entire country with sacks. A  row machine is on the way from England, and a large quantity of jute  direct from India will be here next  week. It is likely that Mr. Berg  will sell his interest to Mr. BroAvn.  Mrs. G. Graham has almost recovered from her recent illness.  Each week adds to the interest being taken in the Cariboo creek canip.  The local hotels are kept filled up  with transient trade from all points.;  Upwards of 20 passengers were oh  board the Lytton Sunday from down  river points.        ,;...-������.  Genelle's sawmill is expected to  start up next week. There is a brisk  demand for lumber.  Capt. Troup has laid out the site on  the bay, where the new steamer for  his company will be built.  ���':-.. Just after the Lytton came in Sim-  day, str. Arrow went out with a scow-  load of lumber for Burton City, to be  used for new buildings.  A party of eight prospectors, all  from the States, got off at Burton City  on the up trip of the Lytton Sunday.  They were bound for the Cariboo  creek gold- fields.  H. Twigge has been summoned  from the coast by the owners of Burton City, to survey and plat the town-  site, so* that buildings mav be put up  with some pretence to order.  The welcome sound of the Lytton's  whistle was heard Sunday, announcing her first trip for the season from  the lower river.    She had difficulty  he bay.  EARLIEST IJ*I  fiKxHT lEAKS;  Steamer Lytton Opens up Navigation on  the Columbia.  Navigation has been opened up on  he Columbia river,   the, earliest in  eight years.    Steamer Lytton,   with  Captain Troup in command, left Trail  and succeeded in reaching  Robson  early Saturday forenoon Lines had  to^be used in (three different places.  At Robson the boat was met by the  first train for the season from Nelson,  with passengers. ?iTo ice was met  with from there till through the Narrows, below Nakusp, where a solid  s h eet was encounter ed. T he Ly tton  was turned stern on and with her  wheel .forced a passage 'through,  the paddles being nearly all stripped  off. - She arrived at Nakusp Sunday  morning. The passenger list was  large, numbering upwards of 20,  eight of whom got off at Burton City.  Later in the day the Lytton proceeded to tackle the upper river and succeeded in reaching the temporary  bridge over the Columbia, a short  distance below the Wigwam. Regular trips are now being made from  thence to the Boundary.  .MI-NINO NOTES,  Happenings    of    Interest   Among    the  Treasure Vaults.  Sixt3<~ men are Working in the Sil-  Reduced Forces.  m getting  through the ice on  All the mines have cut down their  forces "this" week, for a ^hort ti ihe,  owing to bad roads making it difficult to ship ore or get;in supplies.  The men have been crowding into  the towns and, being flush with coin,  business has brightened up consider  A. Carrie was up in the police_ court I ably.    By next August there will be  ���        j.-i-    -1. :-j  ...j-lu -���a���:�����*��� double the number of men working  in the Slocan that there were this  winter.  ver Kim-r. M.S. Davys is the new  superintendent.  There, are ho Chinamen in the Slocan. Few camps in British Columbia  can say the same-  ... The Dayton Globe Iron Works are  furnishing the hydraulic plant for the  Kootenai placer mine.  One hundred and eighty tons of  bullion were shipped from Pilot. Bay  smelter to Aurora, 111., last wreek.  The Blue Bell mine has developed  a ' new' specialty.    A small vein of  nickel, assaying 1J per cent:, lias been  uncovered.  Deputy Sheriff Robinson has postponed the sale of the Manitoba, Blackbird, Nonpareil and Gorman claims  until the 9th.  Nelson property owners are petitioning the local Government to grant  a portion of their land in that town  for a site for a smelter for the Silver  King people.  A big strike of ��30 gold ore has  been.made on the Great Western,  Trail creek. The claim is owned by  John M. Burke, J. B. Jones and C. S.  Warren. They purpose stocking a  company for $100,000 to Work the  property.     _________  ROSSLAND IDEAS.  this week, charged with refusing to  pay his fare on the railway, and with  using' threatening language to the  conductor whtm he went to collect the  money, ; Currie was fined f20 and  costs.'.  At the Star.  ������' Express Offices Opened.'    .  The Dominion Express Co. have  this wveek opened branches at Nakusp.  Rosebery and Three Forks. They  have mad & arrangements with; Capt.  Estabrooks to handle all business  from New Denver, Silverton, or other  Slocan lake points. Capt. Estabrooks  will act as agent aboard the steamer  Wm. Hunter.  Several prospecting parties are outfitting for the foot of the lake.  Several Chinamen are washing the  creek bed near Kaslo for gold.  Three Forks streets are in such a  filthy condition that typhoid is almost  certain to result.  Quite a number of cases from this  neighborhood will come up at the  county court on the 18th.  WT hen the snow leaves work-will  be commenced on the Rambler, a  claim adjoining the Cariboo.  Though; not yet in solid ore, they  have, a "considera ble showing of-concentrates in the lower tunnel of the  Slocan Star. The owners. are more  than satisfied with their success, and  say that it is only a short time before  the solid pre appears. Only a small  staff of men are now employed, at  dead work, the. main force haying  been laid off this. week. Commencing  in May the Star will put on a larger  force of men than ever. The output  this winter has been gratifying, but  next season's will border on the enormous.  Round to Have a Bank.  , New Denver seems destined to  have a bank before long. No fewer  than five of the chartered banks of  Canada have been approached by influential parties to establish a branch  here. ,The Bank of British Columbia  hesitates; the Bank of Montreal is  considering a recent proposition made  to them, and the Imperial feels hopeful. The Bank of British North  America has been urged to come in  by one of the strongest companies operating in the Slocan. Tuesda y, a  gentleman of influence "with Molson's  Bank was here gathering data for  that institution. ;  To Operate In This Province.  ��� Last week the Gertrude Gold Mining Company was organized in Spokane. The capital is placed at $500,-  000, divided into 500 shares. Its pur-  I pose is ho own and operate mining  properties in the United States and  British Columbia, together with mills,  smelters, concentrators, means of  transportation, timber claims and  everything necessary to carry on the  work. Spokane is designated as the  principal place of business. The  trustees are Charles P. Oudin, jA.  Beamer, A. B: Railton, F. D. Gibbs  and.F. W. Gibbs.  Complaint Reached Headquarters.  The ore blockade .-which has existed "at. Three Forks for a month past,  gave rise to a great deal of kicking  from the mine owners against the  railway. Mud slides have been frequent on the road and the few men at  work were not sufficient to keep  things clear. The complaint of the  miners finally reached the 0. P. R.  head offices at Montreal. The effect  is to be seen in the increased number  ofnien employed keeping the local  line clear and the running of two  trains. The ore has been going out  at a lively rate this week, arid"- the  blockade will soon be a thing of the  past.  Local merchants report, business  overdone in all lines.  J. Kirkup, P.O., is rounding up the  tinhorns and vags and ordering them  out of town.  Bert Crane will open an hotel at  Rossland. Mike Mahoney will do the  same thing.  ''.-A. number,of Butte capitalists have  arrived in to size up the mineral outlook and invest.  Communication having been established by the Columbia' river route,  supplies and mails are arriving more  regularly.  Strict orders have been issued the  hotel keepers against permitting gambling on the premises; also selling  liquor on Sunday.  Ina couple of tows- in resorts last  week two men got used up. One man  had his head badly pounded and the  other had his leg broken.  Chief Engineer Roberts lias a gang  ofnien out running lines for the lied  Mounta in Ra il way, construction on  which is to begin immediately.  More building would be done here  vyere.the supply of lumber greater.  As it is the demand is far in excess of  the output of the two small mills now  running.  BiireJow's store was robbed of over  C300 last week. Messrs. McLean and  McKenzie, who were in the store, had  stepped out ftp* a few minutes, and  when they returned found that the  cash drawer had been purloined. An  entrance had been effected by forcing  the back door. ".   .  ���* g-e 2.  THE   LEDGE.  Sceonc  Published every Thursday.  R.     T.    LOWERY,    EDITOR    AND  -."���    FINANCIER.     ������''  SUBSCRIPTION RATiiS:  ONK YEAR  .$2.00  Transient Advertising, 25 cents per line, first insertion, 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 good,  no matter how crude. Get your copy in while it  is hot, and we will do the rest. .  under ground better protection to life  and limb than they have at present.  An inspector should be appointed to  see that all mines are properly timbered and proper fire exits provided.  The recent large destruction of life in  a mine hear Rat Portage, Ont, by  the burning of a shaft house, should  be a'warning-'to those engaged in the  mining industry in this province and  cause steps to be taken at once to reduce the risk of life to a minimum in  our mines.  THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 1895.  SAD BUT TRUE.  Three months ago there wrere three  papers published in the Slocan, and  now only one remains. Tiie Slocan  Times passed away peacefully a few  weeks ago, and now it is our sad duty  to chronicle the death of the Slocan  Prospector, It climbed the ' golden  stairs a few days ago and was deposited in the journalistic bonevard.  Like the roses, one by one the Kootenay papers fade, and at, the present  rate of mortality it would seem that  ere lung none will be left to tell the  tale. We hope this will not be the  case, as .the press of Kootenay has  done more to open up the district for  ,less money than any other agency.  Most of the editors will get their reward in heaven, although a number  of them would prefer something on  account before they enter the blissful  and eternal future, where the sheriff  is never seen (on business) and the  "devil" ceases to yell for copy;  'London's (England) list of paupers  increased over 7,000 last year���a  moral to free trade advocates. :  -The writs for four bye-elections for  the Dominion House of Commons were  issued last Thursday. They take  place in Quebec West, Vercheres,  Antigonish, and. Haldimand, on April  17th. Twoto one the winner gets  ,elected in each case.  -j*-**'  It is believed that in response to  pressing invitations, the Premier of  the Dominion and a number of Cabinet Ministers, including possibly  Hon. Messrs. Haggart and Dr. Montague, will, after the close of the approaching session, visit British Col.  urnbia and deliver addresses. They  will meet witli a hearty reception.  The benefit of haying a money order office in."New*. Denver is already  apparent. Last week alone upwards  of ��700 of money order business was  transacted at the local postoffice. Outside mercantile establishments a re  utilizing it as an avenue of communication with their patrons, and the  latter for honoring drafts. Soon we  hope to have either a bank or a bank  agency here.  Anything about silver being: inter  esting to our readers, here are a few  (acts:  In 1890 the amount of silver  coin and bullion in.the world used as  money was, g3,820, oil, 346.  A cubic foot of silver weighs 10,474  ounces and is worth, using 371 _ grs.f  to the dollar, $13,541.  There are 282,035 cubic feet of silver in the world, and it would make  a.solid monument 66 feet high, 66  feet wide and 66 feet long.    If it was  cut in'o convenient, sizes we could  store it in our backyard, and still  have room for our   colossal woodpile.  "Has the National Policy made vou  rich?" was a question propounded by  the Toronto Globe recently. Since  that policy came into force, Canada's  foreign trade grew in value from  $153', 000,000 to $247,003,030; , the  yearly tonnage of her coasting vessels from 12,003,003 to 24,500,003; and  the tons of freight carried by her railroads from 1.93 per head of population to 4.43 per head. During the  same time the deposits in the chartered banks increased from $63,635, -  003, in 1879, to $182,030,003, in 1394.  To judge from tlie-above it is evident  that Canada has not suffered from  poverty at al he vents.  The Liberals are losing many good  men this election, particularly In the  Maritime Provinces. A cold shiver  rail through their ranks when it was  announced that Alexander Gibson,  the millionaire mill*owner and railroad -magnate of Marysville, New-  Brunswick, had flopped over to the  Tories, though he has, been a bosom  friend of Edward Blake's. The shiver  .rapidly developed into a raging fever  of alarm when it became known that  P; W; Hale, the old Liberal representative of Caiieton in the House of  Commons; would likely be the Con-  servative standard bearer for that  riding.    In  King's county the local  Liberal paper has practically, said  that.it will support Mr. Pugsley, the  Conservative candidate, in preference  to the prospective Liberal nominee.  lature six 'weeks' for that purpose  When the House re-assembled, the  communication from the Ottawa authorities .would, be  forthwith taken  into consideration. ���-,-,''  Physician and Sijhgeon.  Three Forks,  B.C.  \FTJLL Line of Drugs and Prescription Reme-  .   dies ke;it on hand.  tt-f  SOLICITOR and Notary Public.  New Denver, B. C  "\|"OTICE is hereby'given that Daniel Dunn has  i\ no authoriry to rent or disoo.e of the House  formerly occupied by him on Broadway, Nakusp_  D, A. McDOUGALDl  Nakusp, March 14,1805."  mmmi  ARROW LAKE,  IS now open for tl:o accommodation of guests.  Kates, SI.50 to .82.50 pe-r day. Baths  2 5  cents each, or 5 for sSl.   For further  particulars write to the proprietors.  DAWSON, CRADDOCK & Co  Piling  New Denver, B. C.  ���JjOOTS and Shoes made to order.   First-class  work.   Imperial Calf for fine shoes.   French  Goods specially adapted for Miners' and Prospectors' use.   Goods warranted not to rip for one year  ",.,--. ��   Dealers in:  Pianos,  Organs,  Musicians'   Supplies, Sewing Machines, and  Supplies.  SPOKANE, - -' , WASH.  JOHN W. GRAHAM &  Co*,  WHOLESALE    .  "  Books, Stationery, Office Supplies,  and Wall Paper.  Great Eastern Block.  SPOKANE, WASH.  STANLEY    HOUSE,  NELSON, B. C.  . EST Rooms and Board in the City.   Hot and  )   Cold Water.   Bath Room for the use of the  Guests.   Rates reasonable.  mrs. Mcdonald, Prop  Steam-Nav. Co., Ltd.  TIIMEI O^IR-D 3>To. S.  In Effect Wednesday, Aug. 29,1894.  xf  \a^  \zJ ^J? Lva J  NAKUSP, B. C.  The location of this Hotel ,,  is excellent, and commands  a grand, view of the beautiful scenery that surrounds  the town.'  The Bar has one  of the  ��� ���������,   largest stocks of    Wine-%  LUiuors and Cigars in the  ���Country.,,  The-Dimng Room is up to  i     date, and Travelers should  always give the Leland a  . call..    . '  ' ;���  va  KASLO ROUTE-  Leave Nelson:  .Monday at 4 p.m.  Tuesday at 4 p.m.  Wednesday at 5:40 p.m.  Thursday at 4 p.m.  Friday at 4 p.m.  Saturday at 5:40 p.m.,  -STR. NELSON.  Leave Kaslo:  Sunday at 8 a.m  Tuesday at 8 a.m  Wednesday at S a,m  Thursday at 8 a.m  Friday at 8 a.m  Saturday at S a.m  The company reserves the right to change this  schedule at any time without notice.  For full information as to', tickets, rates, etc.; apply at tile Company's-offices, Nelson, B.C.:  T. ALLAN, Sec'y J. W. TROUP.  Nelson   B. C- Manager  eon    *-i*rJv    a  Some steps should be taken by the  Government to afford miners working  Green way Fights Shy.  Premier Green way's announcement  in the Manitoba Legislature, Thursday, touching the '."school question, was  riot as definite- or elaborate as expected. He simply stated ' that the  Government had hot yet decided to  change the 'school-policy. The order  for remedial legislation passed by the  Dominion Cabinet was something new  in Canadian politics and required  careful consideration. He proposed  to thoroughly study. t'ie: question in,  all its aspects and adjourn the Legis-  a  Nelson  & Fort Sheppard  '.''���;.. RA-rLWAY. :V'  ��� AVlNGr placed some new  S" 1 Machinery in our Mill,  we. are prepared to furnish  all kincl> of Rough and Dressed Lumber and .Shingles at  greatly reduced Prices.  ALL:    RAIL-   ROUTF     TO    SPOKANE.  E  The only through route from Nelson, Kaslo,  Kootenay Lake and all Slocan  Poirts..  Through Trains Senrai=Weekly.  Leave 7 a.m; NELSON. Arrive 5:40 p.m.  Rough Lumber, narrow,  " " wide,  Joist and Scantling, sized up to  18 feet long.  IS'to 2*4'?���-'���.  21 '-to 30'  Flooring, T & G, 6 "  " ���<     '4"  V joint Ceiling, 4 "  G " Rustic,  Shiplap,  Surfaced Dressed  $10 <}0  311 00 to $12 00  $11-00  ��12 00  $13 00  $20 00  $22 00  $22 00  $19 00  $14 00  $13 00  A liberal discount on large orders for Cash,  PETER GENELLE & Co.  On Tuesdays and Fridays, trains will run  through to Spbkane.amving same day. Returning  passengers will leave Spokane at 7 a.m.on Wednesdays and Saturdays, arriving at Nelson at 5:40 p.  m., same day, making close connection with the  steamer Nelson for Kaslo and all Kootenay lake  points  Passengers for. Kettle River and Boundary  Creek connect at -Marcus with .stage on Mondays  and Wednesdays, Thursdays and  Fridays.  Passengers for Trail Creek mines connect at  Northport��\vith stage on Wednesday and Saturday. *,^..-i /���*.^,:^>.^iJriTO-*****;  THE LEDGE,  E*agre 3  Dfe  CCEUR   D'ALSNE.MGGSTS.  '.  Prospected    for tiie Benefit of Former  Residents of tluit Camp.  -���; WARDNER.'..--/��� ������'..-'���".���''������������'  Bears are becoming numerous in  the hills.  A great many men are leaving  here and Wallace and going to Trail  creek, B.C.  Chas. Harbor, who recently cut his  foot in the tie camp near Catakio,will  , soon be around again.  The arguments in tiie Last Chance-  Tyler case were finished before 'tiie.  ., United. States Supreme Court on the  Gtb.   - ''-.--' :-:.'������.        ���'���'���,-,���'  s-lowing up a fine vein of lead ore,  both carbonate and galena, about 20  inches in width. Four men are working, on the property.  The freight on ore, or.-'concentrates  from the Coeur d'Alenes to Denver,  one of the principal smelting points,  is ��10 per ton on ore not exceeding in  value ��50 a ton; fl2 from that to'f G5;  and $1.4 per ton for ore worth more  tha,njG5.    "v ���.,'���-.������.'.  Friday was pay day at the Poor-  man, near Burke. One hundred and  eighty men are On the roll, receiving  $20,000 per month. The, mine is in  good ore, especially in. the lower  levels, and its operations are conducted in a first class manner. :i ,  : E. E; Bevis has gone to Eeadville, j SCott Ariderson returned Wednes-  Colorado, where he has accepted a day from Murray, where, he went to  position; with R. B. Esty, a leading make a siirvey on the Paddy lode,  mining man of: the Carbonate camp. It waS:found that the;Daddy-people  A new Episcopalian church is to be were working entirely: within their  builthere, to, cost $1,000:-   It will be side lines. > Judge Mayhew  reiiised  Mr. Wolfe, owner of an adjoining  claim, an injunction restraining the  Daddy- people from coming on his  property.  The Mammoth miile;---;--vvhich-*C.'-X*��  Iiathawa3r is Operating in Pony  gulch, near Delta, is employing a^  dozen men. Mr. Hathaway is satisfied with his experiments with the  Crawford mill, and he has jtfst ship--.  ped another over to the mine. The  ore runs from $112 to $170 in gold a  ton. The property consists of a blanket deposit, which is: explored by half  a dozen tunnels, ranging in length  from 150 to 190 feet. The Crawford  mill is supposed-.to treat 10 --tons per  day with a 200 mesh screen, but at  the Mammoth 13 tons are put through  with a 100 mesh screen, which , is as  fine,as required.  ���TS  In  &  KjJLh  TV  BO.  ..'������ 41x22 feet in  size and: seat 100 people.    The building is to be '-completed  ��� -by June!.' '���;.-'���'���        '���;'. ���'; :  .:������������;       "::->  ��� Several wagon loads of concentrates  arrive down daily from the Last  Chance. Drifting is still in progress  , on the mine. The ore vein hangs  oat well and the mill: is running  steadily on the day shift. ;-   '-  .'.."...''   .'WALLACE..-   ;'  ':      \ , ,-  ,    W. and S. Daxon have leased the  . Utley saloon;  The infant, son of Peter Nelson died  Tuesday and was biiried next day in  Nine Mile cemetery.    ���       -,-:,; -.";  ��� The late  severe frost closed down  .the stamp mill on the Mother lode, at,.  Murrasy temporarily.-  The Union mill was obliged to shut  down for a few days owing to the ice  choking up the flume.  13-  m  TREEfc  Produce Mercliaiits,  3     B-     C.  -: O :  Jf^j handle Dried Fruits,  Freshr Fruits,,; Butter, Eggs,  Cheesev Bacon, Hams, and Lard.  If..  SO I J  1     &  jr^ain^j.  #-'\  KASLO.*  ci  SP" "W3"!  iTiEEii,' ":--:TE  /�����  Mi  iJ^iK  ���Iff- klip,  ies.  Full:Stock on Hand.    Branoli.Store:at "Ehree Forks.  W-'W*��  Friday Thomas Kir by- died at the     ��  Providence, hospital, of .cancer of the  lip.    He h ai led from Ireland and was  57 years of age.  James Akinson died at the Providence hospital on Monday, of pulmonary consumption. He was a native  of Virginia and 60 years old.  ��� The creek at Burke has been crib^  bed for 150 feet on the west side to  prevent its annual depredations on  the wagon . road and '. town property  generally. ���-..      ,  'No-more has been heard of the reported sale of the Tiger and Poorman  mines to the English syndicate. It is  h igi11 y probable that the deal lias  fallen through.  John Porteous has returned from  Lcadville, -which.' he describes'as a  prosperous camp. The prevailing  wages for miners is p. 50 per clay in  dry mines and 83 in wet.  The shaft on. the 'Gem mine has  been sunk 100 feet below the first  level from the tunnel, or 235 feet below the.tunnel level. There a crosscut will be run to the lode.  on  i  ���*ST*e��  a&SaaCl&i  OBI]  ���1/  ���  IMM113S,  Kaslo, B. 0.  Nakusp, B. 0.  YTICELY Fnrnfehed Rooms.   Room*?, 25 cents a  1)1    ni-i'  i&~X^���z"  ighfc.   Rooms with fire, 50 cents.  Agknt for[:  <,-i J.  0  tillu -: ailii Ely - Mm  "3111011  iibUi  KASLO,  !S    f  KASLO CITY,  B.C.  *1M  IDHSISTTIST  B.C.  Applications by  Mail will  be,Promptly Attended to.  ���  Grafluate of American College of Dental Surgery j  Chicago.  Office: Over Ever.--'I-TaTdwarc store.  PHI LO  "Leaders."  ��v S  u  OF  :i  1  ���OGER  'KASLO, B. C.  The only practical Watchmaker in  the Kootenay' District. Orders by  mail receive prompt attention'  ALL WORK .GUARANTEED.  Graduate of Trinity University, To-  :   ronto."   Member of coll ego. PI 1 ysi-,  cians and Surgeons, Ontario.  ill  0i  :t"  Lilili iuillfjliailidid' OiiWiiili  ,:   .C\Vork9at.Knf4l().'.n;Cl")    V  Foot of, HeMryx Street,   Nelson.  Io.'  ana  LL  Term:  ���II  IliiiOyUiidillOii UU.  Notice to the Public.  OTAGES 'Leave Kaalo   and rThree Forks,. for j  0   either place, every.inorning at S o'clock  The shaft at the Galena mine, near  Burke, is now down 40 feet and is I VANCOUVER.  Fac ;ory ana Salesroom :  522. CORDOVA ST..  -    -.    B.C.  Satisfaction is   Guaranteed.  A. J. SCOTT      .  Manager.  A fall stock of ^aimber,  roii��>;h arid. di'Cftscd, laths,  shingles, sash,doors,monld-  inirs, etc. Clear and drv  fir flooring and ceil int? .'for  ���..*������' <.7J    _  sale atfkAvest pi-Lees;  G. 0. BUCHAWAW,  KENKY DAWES, ���'Prop-riotor.  Aft'oat**,.. Page 4.  TBQE LEDGE  Second Year  WAR EAGLE'S HISTORY.  How  That  Rich Property  Came to "be  Bonded..  To a group of interested listeners  in Spokane the ; oiher day, Patsy  Clark modestly told the tale of how  he came to buy the rich War Eagle  mine on Trail creek. '1 slipped into  the camp one day more than a year  ago," lie said, "and made a study of  the -different prospects Right from  the beginning I was, impressed with  the strength and length of the ore  bodies, but was prejudiced against  the camp by the discouraging reports  made by others about the low grade  of the ore. I made up my mind that  if there was any fairly high grade  ore in there it would be worth considering*, so I gathered about 200  samples, took them up in the Coeur  d'Alenes and had them treated by our  assayer  ."At that time Mr. Burbridge had a  bond on the War Eagle for $15,000.  My samples showed me that was the  property I wanted.    I was -convinced  that Mr. Burbridge was working on,  an entirely different ore chute from'  that from which -I   had v taken my  samples, and that the returns he was  getting were not very encouraging,  and would throw up the bondr ^Several times I was on the point of going  to him and advising him of the dis:  co-very I   had made, but   prudence  told me that would be a mistake, so  I lay back and waited.   The   bond  was thrown up and I went in and re-  bonded the property.   But   at  that  time 1 had no idea of striking such  rich ore as we are now working in.  I figured on $25 or !$o0 ore, and cal  culated that by putting* in reduction  works and securing better transpor  tation facilities there would be a small  profits  "Some may think that we bought  the miiie for lesr.than we should have  paid; but if they knew the hard work  I put in to raise the money to buy it  liatiMe price-paid -they would not feel  that^ay. I went to Batteaiid offered the stock there at 6�� cents"a share,  but nobody wanted Trail'creek mines  then, and nobody took me up. I came  back to Spokane and waited there  two weeks before the company could  dispose of the last block of 80,000  shares at 6�� cents." Mr.Clark is now  trying to buy War Eagle stock at f 1  a share, but says he cannot get a  share at that'price.  He is confident that Trail creek  will become one of the notable camps  of America. "I went to Butte in 1876  and '��� was foreman of the first mine  that' put in hoisting works," he said,  "and I am satisfied that at that time  Butte could not make/ the surface  showing now made by Trail creek.  It is the best thing I have ever encountered, and it' will do 'much |to  build up the Country." [  , Mr. Clark does not' wish to be understood as making statements tliat  might be construed as   influencing  men to put their money into a great  many prospects that are now being  offered for sale. ''One cannot exercise too much caution m these matters," he said. "I understand that  potholes are being offered for sale at  big prices in there now."  Seale I  N. D. MOORE, Pres.  R. McFERRAN, Sec'y  ROSSLAND, B. C.  CONCENTRATOR, THREE FORKS, B. C.  0  AUR Stage Line meets all Boats arriving at Trail  v    La  Landing.  Application for Liquor License  rTICE is hereby given that Thirty days after  date, I intend to apply to the Gold Commissioner for a License to sell Liquors at Burton City,  West Kootenay district.  Nakusp. March 14.1895.  S. E. MANUEL  t3Pf rHay and Grain in Car Lots to the Trade.  SHIP   YOTTR,  Furs, Hides,  ���J A2)��  Pelts,  Wool, Etc,  &   Qo.,  To the Electors of  Yale=  Cariboo.  Kamloops, 28th February, 1895  GENTLEMEN:���  In response,,to the widely expressed desire of*  representative" men in ��� various parts of your District, I have decided to come forward as a candidate al-. the forthcoming ;,elections,.in opposition to  the present government.  As this is such an enormous district, I am, of-  course, personally unknown to a large number of.  you; but 1 may'state that I have large interests at  and around Ducks and Kamloops, and am very  desirous, ioi\ .your welfare and mine, to see this  Province progress more than it has done in the  last few years. .  I am opposed to the policy of protection which  has been pursued for tne last sixteen years, as being unfitted to the requirements of the country  and benetiting the feAv at the expense of the many.  I join in the condemnation' of thecorrupt man-  ne j in -which the administration of the affairs of  this country has been carried on during the time  that the present party has been in'office.  I consider:��� -  1. That a customs, tariff, if imposed at all,  should only be for the purpose of raising a revenue, no .v for the purpose of protecti^^^ ..  2. '��� That freer trade relations with Great/Britain 'and the United States would immediately  benefit this country: '  3. That under existing circumstances and the  peculiar nature of the country mining machinery should be allowed to come in free of duty:  ���  4. That the natural resources of the country  ��� should be the first to be .developed:  5. That in order to accomplish .this, end the  country, should be opened" up, tiie rivers made  navigable, and increased facilities for communi  cation and ti'ansportation aftorded:  6. That the mail and other contracts let by  the government should be,,put uir.to.public tender: ''������'',       -   '���      ��� "'.���.  .-' ;  7. That the strictest economy should be ob  served in the administration of the public seiv-  vice; and all unnecessary expenditure should be  stopped:  8. That all complaints in regard to the dispo-  alof government lands and issuing of titles  MdllLLAN  Incorporated.  ,200-212 FIRST AVENUE NORTH,  Goods bought rightout; no commission 1    Shipping tags   furnished   tree upon  charged; '.,       . -������.,.. d request.  *���' ���������'...! . There is NO DU   �� on Raw Furs or any-  Fair selection; immediate returns.  .      ,| othex* Goods we handle.  ��3T"Write for Circular giving*Latest Market Prices.%&  Is issued at New Denver, B. C, on Thursday.  Wet weather, snow slides, hard times, or the  sheriff never' hindei-s its publication. It  comes out just :the s&me. ���  Sill  les  re  belt  should be inquired into and any grievances re  dressed, and the surveys in tne railway  completed as .quickly as possible.  As this distinct comprises so large an extent of  country it will,be impossible for me to visit every  polling division and'l)CCome acquainted with the  electors, but I shall make a. point of visiting; its  manv as possible and holding meetings for the purpose of placing my views on public matters before  you, and learning from you the local requirements  of each district.    '" y'.'���',';'   " ;'"*  . I-have .no objects ofmy own to serve by asking  you to support me, but I have time that I can give  to promote the interests of this District, the'Province, aud the Dominion, and I shall devote it; to  that purpose.      ��� - -   -   ��� :  * -  For these reasons I ask your support at thelap  proacning Dominion Elections, and trust you wi'l  tee tit to give it to me. .. .1  i   ,yqurs faithfu-ly, I     '  HEWITT BOSTOCK.  Does not dre&m ol making a million out of it,  but tie oxpects to get a 'luxurious living; In  order tof do this it is necessary to have cash-  ���ableiiiaterial, and* the> world %t large is cot  diajlyvinyit^d to'dig up enough money to pay  tor ah annual interest ��� T6 accommodate the  public we do y--���;������-���< ;-;:.���.*  <���-v. -:.  II  At prices that do not discord with the de��  sppndent price of silvfer^ '  ''       :   5 I-  ear.  THE  Ho  Pa,&*e 5  LOCAL ASSAYS... '  Little   Twinklers 'Crowded1., Oat 'From  .'Their Accustomed XooJk.  Rev. A. J. Gaebel will expound in  Nakusp next Sunday.  The Court will clear the registry of  the Silverton town'siteon May 20.  E.C.Iiiinicy spent two or  three  days at f.Jie Hot Springs- this week.  (.1 ���    ��� ...-..���  A chimney blaze startled the inmates oi the Ay 1 win House on Tues-  . ������'.day.' ���" '���;;���'���'  Mrs. J. C. Cress left yesterday for  Fresno, Cah, after a visit of a month  in this town. :  New stock of vegetable and flower  seeds at the Poston'ice Store, New'  Denver, B.C. ������'-.- '..f"''  R. Irvine, of Victoria, closely identified -with the K. & S. Railway,   will  . move his iamilv to Kaslo.  McKay & Tcasdalc have been kept  busy of late getting out bridge timber  and plank for the 0. P. R.  The meeting called for Tuesday  night, to organize a football club, has  been indefinitely postponed.  Bruce White came down yesterday  from the Star, taking a holiday ior  the first time since Chris*, mas.  B. R. Briggs and Miss Maud Kane,  both of Kaslo, were married last week  by Rev. G. Morden, of Nelson.  John Gosson has been telegraphed  to proceed to Nakusp, by the G. & K.  N. Co., to assist in building their new  steamer.  James Mcllwaine, of Montreal, ad-  .__yer!;ises for information    regarding  his son, who wa.s last seen in Nakusp  in October, 18.>3.  Property holders on Slocan avenue  are talking of building a sidewalk  from Bellevue avenue to Union street,  and thence to Sixth street.  Dr: E. C. Kilbourne, of  Seattle, in j  a letter to a party in the Slocan, states  ; that'the" Kaslo & Slocan Railway will  be completed by September.  A rock slide came down Box canyon Sunday night, carrying out two  bents of the railway bridge. Traffic  was resumed Monday afternoon.  On  Easter' Monday, : April 15, the  newly organized Ladies' Aid Society  purposes holding a pink supper, ad  mission   to. which will lie 50 cents.  A good- programme of music will be  provided.  Monday aiternoon, at the church,  the ladies of the town organized a  Ladies' Aid .'Society. Mrs. Pyman  was elected president; Mrs.. Matheson  vice president; Mrs. Mclnnes, secretary, and Miss Estabrooks, treasurer..  ��  ��  ��  ��  txsaxcaaat  rrr*-avTi*ri:.'j.i:i"-;  ������Tm.^i..nnrinwifw-^-m^a��i��.  r~~ ...,:. ^~.. r���*-ury**m*^MBmt**wa*m*'MZ!cxmnim*ir''i  Headquarters of the  Nakusp & Slocan  Railway.  THE:GATE.WAY,GRTHE FAMOUS-SLOGAN MINES.  ' ���'" ..'������" SUPPLY POIIMTTO THE '-RICH OARlBOO CREEK CAIVIP.  :: GOLD, SILyER/.-AND-MJGA' MINES/GLQSE AT HAND.  \\  \E7  -s  I -  it   fataa  CEran  A  be  For Prices of Desirable Property and Particulars, Apply To  Agents for. the Nakusp Land and Improvement Company,  UU'  C  unvsn  Cnu  'ANCOUVER, B  G.  ORABLES W. McAHN,  BARIilSTSR, &c,  MINING LAWS   A  SPECIALTY.  KASLO CITY, B. C.  'u^\ '??  ���-���*-���>-.-. ��:  o  C&-tt  1  UU&:  ;';    Nelson, B. C.  Merchant. Tailor  u?  "���J  .-9  ftl  BJii  .   Full Line of -.Suitings and  Trouserings always on hand.  r*^  r^*  ?'C.QT A I | l? ^  3S7ew"  IDeii"wr*ei'��, 53. O.  i��IU?LJl  tfe  ILI  Ui     i  ml  csK3^xsBaaassaao^:iM!**^s*^  . Everyfcning in First Class Order.  Meals Served at ..all Hours.  Best of Attention to Customers.  05  THE  -LELANXi  Kaslo, P.. C.  ��  Settle;! At Jbast.  CONVENIENTLY situated- to the steamboat  \J landing, Tiie bar is oiie of the best appointed  in the Kootenay District.  ;  '    JAMES BELANEY,   -  'Lessee  E  .���ef  Buy ���;  Your  The long1 standing dispute' between,  the 'Dominion Government and the  .Government of British Columbia, regarding the lands, in fc^e rail way belt  lias been finally adjusted at a.conference -between Chief Justice Davie.-  Sir, Mackenzie Bowcll, Hon. T: i\L  Daly, and Hon. John Haggart. By  this.settiement, the Dominion agrees,  upon receiving* from the province the  moneys the latter obtained in'.ray-  in est for lands.in the railway belt, to  issue Dominion patents to the holders _ ,. Q  of those lands, provided . they are not WiNES,  already covered by patents issued bv  the Dominion. The registration, concession bv the Provincial Legislature  was also confirmed.  'FROM":  &  VV. UUVVMIM  e  Revelstoke,  Wliolesal  Dealer ���.'  .in- -'".   -..  LIQUORS,  AND CIGARS  - '���   ���  P'r  Jo^'  \jll  3  ^���a  -'9  Hardwar  Boots and Shoes  ru.xjto��iirjiiT.^.^^^c.jtxnc^:.-i^^:^.JiJ<'iiti^ixi.r.tffl^i-..v3r^  9  nd" all Kines c  ^ ^  COi  ���*:/" ��  J  Kiiiiers ana  IrrosD'ectors.  aassrxSBss:  Posfofflee and "Money Order Office in Conneclion Page.: 6.  THE   LEDGE,  Second Year  MINING RECORDS,  Recorded at New Denver, for the week ending  ...   Aprils, 1895  TRANSFERS.  W. C. Monaghan and G. E. Wilson: to John  Sheridan���-A in the Sliver Chord, on'March-.27.  Recorded M-m-h 27; amoimt, ��f>0. ;,  ;���--..��� A. K. Mann  to  Charles  Dougherty���J in   the  Evening, on   March  21... "lxecurded-'^larfth 27;  , a nount, il.     :  Harry Howson to Charles Dougherty���J in ihe  M>riiing, on  .March  27.   iieeorded oii March 27;  'amount. J-jl.  Jasper King to A. F. McNaught���"fin Prescott  aud I- to S. Peterson and tl. Brady, on March' 13.  Recorded March 28; amount, yl.OSW.  Alex. McKcnzie to H. C. Hausbraugh-���\ in the  Alpha and Black Bear, oh February 7t.fi. Reeord-  >ej March 28; amount, ;fli,(339.52A-.  B. Flaherty to J. G.Williams���J in Alice, on  October 11.   Recorded March 28; ���amount, *?r>UU.  ." Bridget MeCue to B. Flaherty���\ in the Aliee,on  October 11.   Recorded March 28; amount, $100.  AGREI-MKNT.  Alex. McKenzie and IE. C. Hansbraugh, joint  ow.iers of a half interest in the Alpha and Black  B^ar. mutually agreed, on February 12, not to .-roll,  mortgage, or convey either of their interests without Hie consent of both, or forfeit $20,000.  ASSESSMENTS.  Snap���by Math Oledo.   Recorded April 2.  LOCATIONS.  YVinnineg No. 2, by Ed. Shannon. Recorded  March 29  Gold Leaf, by J. R. Fester.   Recorded March 20.  LEDGE CROPP1NGS  Silver had dropped last night to 6G-?>  cents.  Politics are running high in the  city of Kas-o.  Ceo. Lcng has returned from the  Rossi and boom.  Quite a number of the boys are returning from Trail creek.  The Dominion express agencies in  district have been re-opened.,  Three Forks people are agitating  for waterworks for fire protection.  Trains rc-commenccd running on  .the C. & K. Kailroad on Saturday.  Byron White, of the Slocan. Star,  has gone to Spokane to visit his fani-  - ily.-.      . ... -:'..���.     ~'.-���.  Tom Collins has returned to Nelson  from a five months' sojourn in the  Slocan. -,  C. A y 1 win. re t u r n ed from Rossi and  Sunday, coming up by the Lytton to  Nakusp.   . '  Fresh creamery butter and cabbages at the PostoMce Store, New  Denver, B. 0. f  Miss A. Adair arrived from Revelstoke on Tuesday. She will be a  permanent resident.  Brick chimneys are being liberally  prescribed for Three Forks buildings  by -the fire wardens.  Waterproof ankle boots, river drivers, and ring boots at the Postoffice  Store, New Denver, B. C. f  The loss on  the steamer .Spokane,  ���'which was burned at Kaslo, was.$d,-  00 J. with an insurance of ��5,000.  The Pronged City has been humming all week by reason of the money  freely scattered by the boys from the  mines.   .  Al. lloyt has some elegant lemons,  just in. Stationery and reading matter of all kinds, at- fair prices, always  in stock, f  Revs. Hunter and Campbell, Presbyterian students at Kaslo and Nelson, are returning to Winnipeg to resume their studies.  kusp Ledge of June 21st.  The Slocan Store Co., of New Du-  luth, disposed of $15,000 worth of  goods during February: The sales  for March were expected to total $18,-  000.   ;." ,-.     '      .,;"'.���,,'-:  The sidewalk on Bellevue Avenue  has been extended to Slocan Avenue..  A good sidewalk has also been laid to  the latter street from Mrs. Werely's  store. '���'  W. Thomlinson succeeded in getting a Government grant of $20 for  putting on side rails on the bridge  over Front street, and for re-planking  Sixth street bridge.  F. Pyman, New Denver's witch-  maker'and jeweller makes cleaning  and repairing watches a specialty.  He visits Three Forks every Friday  to accommodate customers in that  town. ' f  Information Wanted  Front Street, Kaslo.        ^  f e Carry tie Most Colli:r -^ Stiic9c:"---/-I|L =���" -tfiS" .catniitnr-  In All Our  Lines.':."  Dry Goods, Gents7 Furnishings,  .';" Clothing, Boots & Slices,  Carpets & House Furnishings  New Denver, B. C.  AMUFACTURERS OF ALL KINDS OF LUMBER  OF William Mclhvaine, aged 2S year.1-, about 5  feet 8 inches in height.   La��t heard of Nakusp,  B. C, in October, 1893.   Address his father,  JAMES McILWAINE,  180, Centre street, Montreal, Que.  A VINO  our own  barge, Ave  are prepared to deliver  Lumber to any place on Slocan Lake.    Special attention paid to Orders from Mining Men.  J-e��  :s. b. c.  Best   Furnished  Rooms  in the City.-  T. NORQUAY, Prop  notice!  /  B��  Is the Metropolis" of the  Slocan District, and  In the Matter of the "Tramway  Company Incorporation Act,  1895."  .V  For  AND RESIDENCE  ���TAKE NOTICE that we, Nathaniel D.'Moore and'  I John Vallance, of Three Forks, B. C, have  'taken steps to incorporate a corauany called the  "Slocan Tramway Company," for ��� the purpose of  building and operating a tramway for hauling ore;  such tramway to commence at or. near the'Concentrator, at the mouth of Howson Creek, near  Three Fork?, West Kootenay, British Columbia,  and proceed up Howson Greek for a distance of  about 9,000 feet, and then to divide into Darts, and  proceed by the nearest practical route.to the Idaho,  St. John, Alamo, Cumberland, and Yakima  mines. "  ��� ��� y .-',..  Dated at Three Forks, B. C, the 28th day of  March, 1895.  NATHANIEL D. MOORE  .*>  JOHN VALLANCE. .  Investors win consult their own  Interests by consulting  ��TO  II  New Deivrav B. C.  I  NEW DENVER, B. C.  Mn  mdj: Ml)  �� 9  -GO TO-���  R.-S... WILSON,  ���THR���  SLOGAN TAILOR  Sixth street, New Denver.  This paper will be spilt free for one  year to the first person who will supply this office with a copy of the Na-  J A TEST Styles, perfect fit. Fine English tweeds  Ju   and Worsteds.   Latest, designs iu fancy im-  >ortcd pantiiigs and summer overcoat! i igs.  ���Fine.English Serges and the celebrated Tyke  serges always kept in stock.  Fancy Vestings, etc., etc.  mcimg ..rupiie ���:; .-���  Will find all the comforts of a  home-at thts Hotel.  The looms'  Are large and .airy,., and have  recently been beautified by the  latest designs in Avail paper,  The Billing Room  Is supplied Avith the best the  best the market affords, and the  cuisine is very superior.  The Bar, ,,.  Is stocked with the choicest  brands  of  wines,.������ liquors,   and  cigars.  STEGE &. WINTER, PROPS 


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