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 J I i't ���  . ** i f A   ^,X. \ .  .    .     ' 1/yf \\.   ;  ^ v* \ '-  f .J?     \\  ') Ofi ,!--.''���>     V-  i   / * '.--   tr-. J   ���  ��-.-���   \r .S,     -   i' -a  '    ' . * i>  -  j  -'?fORiAt B,  V  y-  ^o-  s-f.s   �����?��>  -.*r  >*^  y /  &#���  '-!v'i   .**  ���jf.iJL-s*' *<"*���-"'     *���  *?���  f"  ��� -^liiimfflffifHiiirmi^-  In Time the Siocan Coun= =j  try Will be the Great f��.  Silver Gamp on Mother =  Earth. "3  ^iillillilliillilllilJllllJllllllllllilJJlllllllln  ^iiiiifiiiiiiiiiiifinifii'Sts-  s Job Printing at This Office  ��= at  Prices In  Harmony  if With    the   ne'ancholy  = Condition of Silver.  %i]|lilliIi!IJIIIIiJllllllll!lllli!i!lIUIiiilllli-^  Vol. II. No. -45,.  NEW DENVER, B.C., AUGTST 8. 1895.  Price 82.00 a Year,  OltE '.'SHIPMENTS.-..  Record of the Mineral Being: Handled  ���Over tlie N. ��fc S. Railway.  Since August 1st- the following shipments of ore have been made: 80  tons from Alnm to Omaha, 116 tons  from Slocan Star to Everett, and 35  tons from Noble Five to Pilot Bay.  From the1 initial shipment on September 13, 1894,}till January 1; 1895,  "tiie Slocan mines sent out over the  Nakusp & Slocan Railway;���:.  'Alpha'mine  7711-  tons,  valued a  fc   $ ���77,125  Mountain Chief  -��n  0,125  Slocan Star  1,031$  103,150  Fisher Maiden  4^  1,775  "Noble Five  87  8,700  Minnesota Silver  Co   15  1,500  Reco  42 i  4,225  Idaho  60  ���.   6,000  Last Chance  15  1,500  Total  2,151  .$215,100  Since the first of the year the list by  the same route shows:���  January 1-31         1,397 ton  3, valued at  $139,700  February 1  ���28         844 tons  81,400  March 1-31  S8itons  88,-100  April 1-30  1,327 tons  132,700  DATE.  MINE.        WEIGHT.  VALUE.  June 1  Rcco  52J tons  $ 5,250-  July 4  Kalisncll  2.1-  250  July S  Conceu'ar.tor  20  2,000  July 11  Alpha ,  ���15  4,500'  luly 15  '    k ���  45   ���   .  4,5/J  July 21  Slocan Star  80'  8.0.10  July .���':  ..  I/O--   ',  ;.  . U.010  "..       *r  Aljmo   '  .  00  .    K.0C0  a  Alpha  31  8,100  Augusts  A In io  80  r.ooo  ��.  Slocan Star  110  ,   11,(500  *>.  Noble Five  35  3.500  DUBOIS ON SILVER.  Tiie Idaho Senator's Reasons for Advo  cating-  Free Coinage.  . The Chicago E'ecord contains the  following from Senator. Fred. T.  Dubois of Idaho.    ��� - '-.'- -v  I am pleased that the democracy of  Illinois will express itself diiectly en  the silver question. I wish the republicans would do the same; -From  my observation the silver advocates  will carry the democratic state con  vent ion, and if the republicans ad here  to the gold standard the demoorates  will carry tlie stale.  It is very evident to the most casual  aud   indifferent   observer   that the  cause of silver  is  gaining ground  every   hour    This is appearant in  (Ttrmany, England and all the gold-  standard countries of Europe as well  as in the United States.    The most  rapid progress and the crystallization  of sentiment is more marked in the  ;s sates, to be sure.  . The reasons of the  change of sentiment are easily understood.   -Distress and  hard times are  general throu/hou'; tlie world   There  is a prevailing opinion among producers and wage earners that the era.  pression in all lines of trade has been  brought about by the adoption of the  gold standard by the leading nations  of the world. Nothing is of stable  value now save gold mines and gold  money.- There are not many of the  former, and the owners of gold money  as a rule do not live in the United  States.  '      THE.ARPRECIATION OF GOLD.  The great majority of the people of  this country understand, I think, that  with gold, as the sole standard of  money that metal is appreciated, and  all things wWeh it measures in value  are depreciated. It is boyish and unworthy of men who undertake to  direct the public sentiment to say that  silver has not been demonetized. To  sav that silver is still in use and in  large quantities in the United States  and that it is maintained on a parity,  with gold is a begging of the entire  monetary question, which is entirely  unworthy of some distinguished  gentlemen who have lately expressed  themselves. There must be basic  money. On this other moneys rest.  There must be a money of ultimate,  redemption in order to ensure absolutely safe currency. It is a serious  question.", whether there^is.or can be  enough 'of both gold and silver to  supply this basic money. When both  were used, prior to 1873, they seemed  to answer the purpose and remained  at a ratio of about 15�� ounces of silver  to 1 of gold. The prices of labor, of  wheat, cotton, corn and other products, were maintained.  When silver (which comprised one-  half of the basic money) was demonetized, when it was no longer  recognized as the equal of gold at  the mints, but was made a commodity the:-sanie'.as:coffee, itfell in value  she is compelled to. I have no hopes  of any international agreement until  after this government adopts free  coinage. England and the other  great nations of Europe will then be  campelled to join us or lose their commercial supremacy.  The minute the United States  adopts free coinage at the ra'jio 15�� or  16 to 1 the price of silver will be  regulated throughout the world. No  one who has given the subject serious  thought or who has any regard for  his reputation as a student of finance  attempts to argue any longer that the  restoration of silver by the United  States acting indcpeiinently would  cause the country to be flooded with  siluer from foreign nations. This  country could not be a "dumping  ground" for silver for the reason  that there is no nation which does not  absolutely need all the silver which  it has. There is no loose silver anywhere to come here. There will be  no object in foreign countries sending  silver here, even if they had it to  spare, because it would be worth as  much, in each of the foreign countries  as here and they 'vould lose by send  ing it here.what the, -cost -of transportation iwciuld amount to.  IF GOLD LEAVES  THE COUNTRY.  Some claim that with free coinage  all tha gold would leave this country.  What if it does ? Where will it go  to.?.. Admit for the sake of argument  that it will go to England. The  volume of the money in England will  increase to that extent, with the result that the price of our products  which we sell to England will be enhanced and England will lind it im-  possible to retain the gold:  It has been demonstrated clearly  as compared wi{ih gold, until now it that gold can hot be retained in this  is as about 32 ounces,, of silver to 1  country under, the present condition  ounce of gold. The significant fact,  however, that wheat and corn and  cotton and the value of all other pro  ducts, as well as the price of labor,  has fallen with silver is what creates  the great demand for the restoration  of silver as basic money.        :  MAKING THE INITIATIVE.  oi iallinT prices and  Hjuent de-  I have the greatest respect for many!  of the able silver advocates in the  United States who do not see their  way clear to unlimited coinage by  our country acting alone. I myself  cannot see how we are to secure  bimetallism'.unless the United States  takes the initiative. England is a  creditor nation. The gold standard  makes money scarce and dear. . This  is to the advantage of England, and  she will not consent to the addition of  of affairs. The government is abso-  iutely at the mercy- of any syndicate  of rich bankers who desire to take it  out of the treasury. , Allthey have to  do is to present the various forms of  currency for redemption and our gold  reserve-.bf ^00,000,000 melts away.  The experience in this direction has  | been so recent that every one can recall it. The government has issued  over |1C0,0C0, COO of new'-"bonds, bearing '.. interest in its desperate effort to  PROGRAMME OF THE SILVER MEN.  - The silver men in the country are  very much in earnest. They number  a great majority of the people, and  will, I think, find a way to make  their demands effective.  It looks to me as though both of the  great national parties would declare  for silver in 1890. In my judgment  no party can win which' endeavors to  keep our government fastened to the  single gold standard. If both of the  the leading national parties should be  controlled by the, gold standard advocates, neither of them could elect  their candidate. An advocate of  silver would then be nominated either  in the electorial college or by a  separate national convention and  election.  MINING NOTES,  Happenings    of   Interest  Treasure Vaults.  Among-  tlie  The Massut at Trail creek has been  sold for $8,000. -  ��  The Columbia at Rossland will put  in an air compressor this month. ..  \ Nearly 150 men are prospecting the  country at the foot of Slocan lake.  Dad Robinson brought some excellent, specimens from Springer creek  on Tuesday.  W. A. Crane is president and E. E.  Wells vice-president of the Miners  Union at Rossland.  A large force will be put to work on  the Best this month. This property  is looking better than ever.  maintain the gold reserve of ��1C0-  030,000. It might continue this operation and in that way supply the  gold deficit, which is liable to occur  at any moment, but these- bonds with  interest must be paid at some time.  This process of borrowing gold with  interest-bearing obligations can  not  silver as redemption  money unless continue indefinitely.  James Cameron and Billy Smith  left town on Monday for Summit lake  where they intend spending a week  prospecting.  .'���Large n umbers of miners have been  leaving Denver daily for Springer  creek and other points at the foot of  Slocan lake.   .   ; '  The total value of the output in  gold, silver cand copper, from Trail  creek, for the vearending June 30th,  1895, was $168,375. V  Ben Finnel 1 and Bob Mackie have  struck some good properties on  Murphy creek. They will develop the  claims.iinnicdiately. ���������."���'��� ���.'.'.'������'  T. C. Davenport will work the  Hornestake at Rossland. It is said  to be good property, for which Honest  John will pay .$35,000.'  On Saturday a number of Silverton  miners went down to Springer creek.  They manifest no little excitement  over the late discoveries.  I. Cague, ofCarriboo creek, brought  in some fine looking rock to be assayed on -Tuesday, which he obtained  from his gold'property there. oiid Yea  THE   LEDGE.  i i ���-���-��� xmwtK^fjjm  ntRRrsncsTrrrr;  %��� - ���'"?���* *-*.r ���* 'Zrv^ff  OLD FAVORITE.  I'oi* Trj.is'.n'js.  I keep them in the old, old box  That Willie <>avc me years ago,  The *lme we 1 aited on rhe rocks:  His ship lay swinging to and fro,  At waiting in the lower hay.  I thought my heart would break that  da y!  The picture with the pensive eyes  is Willie's?   No, dear that's young  Blake,  Who took the West   .Point   highest  prize;  He went half crazy for my sake.  Here are a lot of rhymes lie wrote,  And here's a button off his'coat.  Is this his ring ?   My dearest May,  I never took a ring from him !  This was a gift from Howard Clay.  Just sec, the pearlsare getting dim.  They siy the pearls are tears���what  staff"!  The setting looks a litr.lo rough.  He was as handsome as a prince���  And jt vaIons!    But he went to Rome  Last i'all.   He's never written since.  I used to vish at .his home���  A lovely place beyond Fort Lee���  His mother thought the world of me!  Oh, no ?   I sent his letters back:  These came to mo from Washington.  But look, what a tremendous pack 1  He always wrote' me three for one.  I know. I used to treat him ill-  Poor Jack ! befell at Chancel lorsville.  The Vignettes���all that lot- -are scalps  I took in London, Naples. Nice,  At Paris, and among the Alps ;  Those foreign lovers act. like geese.  But, dear, they are such handsome  men.  We go to France next year again.  This is the doctor's signet ring,  . These faded flowers ?   Oh, let me  seo:  Why, what a very carious thing 1  Who could have sent these flowers  .       to me? ''/.;.'':'.. - ."���. \  Ah ! now I have it���Gouni de Twiiil:  He niarried that fat Crosbie girl.  His hair was red. You need not look  So sadly at that raven tress.  You know the head that lock forsook ;  You know, but you could never  guess!  Nor would I tell you for the world '  About whose brow that, ringlet curled.  Why won'i I tell? Well, partly, child.  Because you like the man yourself';.  But most because���don't get so wild !  I have hot laid him0:1 theshelf-  He's not a bygone.    In a year  111 tell-you all about him, dear.  ;   ���Mary AingedeVere.  some five previous convictions against  him, but he was glad to say that the  learned counsel's- eloquent appeal  would not remain unanswered, for he  would commit the prisoner to Ma it-  land Jail, where his aged parents at  the present moment were serving  sentences respectively, so rhat father,  mother, and son would be able to  spend tlie ensuing Christmas season  under one roof."  1895=7  OXJR.HS  i=s  0  R. S. WILSON  ���THE  LOGAN TAILOR  Sixth .street, Xew Denver.  EARRISTBR.  OOLICITOR and Notary Puhlic.  New Denver, B. C  T.    TWIGG,  XEW DENVER, B; C.  Provincial   Land Surveyor.  MINERAL Claim.'?, Mines, Tiniher Limits, etc.,  surveyed.  10  Assoc. R. S. M., London, Eng.  KTETW 3DE13Sj"VIISK,, B.O.  Assayer and  Mineralogist.  tfSTPrompt return on all samples.  WJ.TRETHEWEY,E.M.,  Examination & Reports.  -; 'Assays of Ores. :  Analysis of Ores.  :    .     " *    . ���-���/������  OFFICE AND LABOKATOKY:   . :  FRONT    ST ,     KASLO  Is issued at New Denver, B. O, on Thursday,  Wet weather, snow slides, hard times, or the  sheriff' never hinders its publication. It  conies out just the same.  ��� A lawyer in Australia was defending a young man w!:o3e record was  malodorous. Ignoring the record,  however, the -lawyer proceeded to  draw a harrowing picture of two  gray-haired parents in England look  ins: anxiously for the return of their  prod iga 1 son to spend tlie next Christmas with them,and lie asked: "Had  they the hearts to deprive the old  couple of this happiness ?" The jury,  however, found the prisoner guilty.  ���'Before-passing senter.ee, tiie judge  called for the prisoner's jail record,  after examining which he blandly  remarked   that1'''the   prisoner   had  " Revelstoke, B.C..  Analytical   Chemist and Assayer.  ORE   of  any   kind   assayed.     Nickel   Ore a  Specialty"  W Pellew Harvey, F.C.Si  ���VANCOUVER, B. C,  Mining Engineer,  Analytical Chem-  /   ist, and  Assayer.  Assav Office and Metallurgical Works.  Capt. Vanderburg, Master.  Time  Ta,l6le.  T EAVES XTakusp oh "Tuesdays and Fridays, at  L 7 a in, for Leon and Haley on. Hot Springs,  Mall's Landing, Wigwam and Revelstoke.  On Mondays and Thursdays the boat leaves Xa  kusp for Burton City, at 7 a m.  P.M. yiNGLINCr&Co  Does not dream of making a million out of it,  but he expects to get a luxurious living. In;  order to do this it is necessary to have cashable material, and the world at large is cordially invited to dig up enough money to pay  for an annual interest. To accommodate the  publiewedo  At prices that do not discord with the despondent price of silver. K:> �����_/ v.-' -<_i>> -.ii.Li.Viy     JX. ��_. C'i.'Ji.  Tho Hujison Bay  Railv/a.y.  Befbre-rarlianient adjourned n bill  was introduced to -enable tlie company  to earn half of its' subsidy of .880,000  pei* yeaiVon eoinplethion of the road  'as far as the Saskatchewan river; A  subsidy of #80,030 per year was voted  at a .former' session of parliament, .01.  completion of the road to the Hudson  Bay. As amended, the road will now  be entitled."-.'to Si'40,0(X) per year, .on  complet/icn to the Saskatciiewan river.  Several other ; amendments to ���";��� the  com pa ny's.charter, sucli as allowing  the ���company to i)Cgin work at Portage  or Gladstone; insteadVof Winnipeg  were dc&atcd.  ��� ���?;���"'  tlie farmers havt.; to do is to copy the  legal nieiihods--that' the -silver 'men  propose. ; .Put all the cows oh Uncle  Bam at a -fixed'price, and then let  Uncle Sam issue legal tender cow  certificates.  ���Application for 'Liquor Licenss.  ;n  OTICE U. hcrehv'given that Ih'rtv days aft;-r  d;.tc. I intend tb;appiv t" tlv;- Culd Co;runi-'-  a.:-l.k'cn:''0'to-^cli-splrituiiui; Tquors at  .jicijay-, Un(;isii'Coh;mbia.  SAMUEL WRTTTAiyER;  :.!':iier lor  Slocan City, Wc^t Ko  Aug. 1st, !��:)/>.  A New fiixfaty 'Explosive.  ^1  \ 2 hfi 1 \m era p. jYf nm:. ;'���h n (: nij  ���rC.KCTl*' '  .111  JL:  0:  : . V":  .'-r^..  -���/��� \\   �����  .,'���.1 v��. ���?  ^   W''  ������������'i'-:l ���'  ill it'  v.--  rs.  &;'T  ��������.(tvi-,     ,N   '  ^f!  a:  �������  t^Uu >^*a.1  ���a    . ��� ���.���.��� .fi!.p'"-i-..-h/.< i'-r.tf ,'f-.i, r-'f.    i-1?    !���:>,���; ..f? a g W  St* ;.,*;*     }������* '      ���:���'   ������[���       ��� 1'iaflj   .��,*,��   ->' * ii     I?'    "J   H ��� vt��.  ^>^J q  '���ft? /I >< fc ! ;-*-!��� ��-*'  B.  Hew: Denver.  Jisay Price List  Professor :R Kleinpeter draws ^t-fG-oid, silver, or Lead,each.......  tention - to "a   new minil���12���.,explosive JGold, Silver and Lead, combined  Goidand Silver........'. v*-:* *'���  Silver and Load...'.':.... .v. Y.-.;.  Coriuet' (by Electrolysis}..........  Gold, Silver,'Copper and Lead..  wh icli is said to be coming into vogue,  ���'ill-Austria/ It is known asDahmenite  A,   and is said to. be 33;; per; cent.;  : stronger than the best gelatine^dyna-  inite, and in consequence of vuheUar^e  volume; of : gas which  it   produces  (being:.. approximately  double   thaf  yielded by dynamite) itjhas a wedg-|  . ing rather: than a pulverising actiorrl  "*��� " ���-���;.������ -I..,''' tZJ - 3  resulting ; in a  materially increased1:  fall of ��� 1 urn p coal. -.": '";��� .It; can be com press  ed without losing any of its explosive  force, and in this state far "surpasses;;i june..2otuy.i��oo.  Gold and 'Copper'.-  Haver and: Co'p)jer.'v'.-.:-.-'.:.i... ...���';'...'.'. ...y.^.-;-.  Gold, Silver and Copper.... ...............  Platinum:;...;..;................ .--.���'........ .-,-  M'orciiry-.'���.,,'.-.'.-..':.-,.;... ......-.:���.'.;..-./.-.,.:.-.-'.''..'���  tron^or Jdanga,fje*-e..........';.:......'.'..;.. -  Lime,' Magnesiunv, Barium, Silica, Sul-  i-liur, e'tich,.'-............;................  Bismuth, Tin, Cobalt, Nickel, Antuiiony,  Zinc,and Arsenic. e:H*)i..-. '.J...... A.:  Goal CF.ba;d Carbon, Volatile Matter, Asji,  a-'t id'���percentage.'Of Coke, if Coking  .;   Coal).;.;......;.:.......,....".,../..;......,  ":,   Terms:   Casli.Witli Ami]  $1,50  3:00  .2:00  2 00  2 00  A 00  2 m  2 ad-  ,3 00,  5; 00  :.2 CO.  2. 00,  2:00  -.4..00-  4 00  every variety: of .dynamite.' ��� :��� 'A.- niuclr  ;weaker detdfiator is requii'ed to biing;  it to explosion than any other known'  safety explosive, .and it is better 'able;  tcf withstand theeffects of storage.; If  properl y packed no; decomposi tipii  cap take pi,ace. ;;:The- last illustration  of the safety" with; which Dahmenite  A������can be handled is tlie fact that the  German Board of the, State rail ways  allows it; to be carried in any trains,!  even in mixed,,passenger; and goods  trains. Extensive experiments are  In progress in the several mining dis  tricts of the country/and when these  have been completed no doubt we  shall here,, something further of the  nature and properties of the new explosive  FEAMK; DICE,;;   :  ;'.'A'ssiiyei.'' an'cl-Analyst;  (Works at Kaslo, B. C.),  J"   <^*^r* ^9, T* "jrTk ���fr*^ "'"n  Foot of , Hendryx'-: Street,, Nelson.  . DEMONIJTIZED THE COTV.  A full stock  of   Lui.  ���rough and dressed, ''lath's,'.  shingles, sash,doors,mould  ings. etc.    Clear and dry-  fir flooring and ceiling for  sale at lowest prices.; ;-'������;  ������������v.';.:;/G.-.0;BDCMANi  ���at- ���������.���������&&��lLh HkiLf ;fv'  tfr  Bl! tfS���? /Ci(S! CT'l.Gj.'.X^ -j-2.,<-\,f? j'j- /TitfOt   IxfiftCi'���?'���"'.--^I'Ti i^f) TITS tj-oi  a  "WA  U  m   ltd  ���O-i'SiLLJ  Aii^fiyt  JHJC  oouffie.--e..:G:  o  E'-'handle jDried:;-Fru  ;/;:V;';.'.:.'''-v ..;.Gheesef Baeo  u=tom.;  HI   r" ?:^4 I ���"���! : -"i- :\/ ���-:��� N ��� t��^ ^ PC  iWawid'aii'tTO'JixuS u**iiii.'i*' aaJirx uUsuncttl!   ,-,    ,\f    , . ���'����S&5JwnJl noun*��� . xna'.   tx*1aoi      ^Sj  "-.'SILViERTQN  ^.  D0l).i:E)poMs^v-Dinm  "the Market.   ; Stables  ���T'tife Ba^ has ;all theM  District.;':'";'' ;'���;::^':'^v':';.���;���^i.^^;;'','^::������ ���C''.^::UW-'^k.'-::jV':.'':V^--^-';'::^^  :' 1^^'  HENRY DA1VES,  'Ajye'nt.  j\Ir. Ev.ward Atkinson d iscusses a  very, absorbing- .; question,:. :; '' Who  demonetized the cow?" It was un;  questionabh^ owing* to that early demonetization, the dire effect of which  ran down through, the centuries and  culminated in 1873,  that most of- our  ��� financial ills are chargeable, and not  to the much-denounced. act of some  twenty-two years ago.    Mr. Atkinson1  says that   ua cow was the unit ot  value in the Homeric period.    A cow  wa s    current     money   , th roughout  Europe, Asia, Egypt, and all Africa,  The ox was the highest unit; the cow;  was the common standard; the ass,  the goat and the sheep were the small  change."  After this uncovering of an ancient  financial secret Mr.   Atkinson  with  convincing cogency,   and a sort of.  pitiful, tearful-accent, again propounds  the question,-' "Who demonetized the  cow?"   Mr. Atkinson is clear in the 'RowrULumber,narrow,  opinion that what, the farmers oug;ht Jo^t allrt ^anl;ii^ sized up to  to do 13 to ��0 back 'l to the real money     , is feet long,  of our daddies,  to the money of thej 5'?'to Jo'  ancient Greeks and Romans,  to the! Flooring-, t & g,g"  Proprietor  P AVINGr placed some new  11 ���.Machinery- in our Mill.  we are prepared to furnish  all kinds of Rough and Dressed Lumber and" Shindies'at  greatly reduced Prices.  'PRICE LIST:  ''HRE.E  0  THIS Hotel, under new management, is cue of the .-best in  the country^ The Rooms are comfortable and the  Dining Room contains the best the market afford^. Don?t  miss it when, you go to the Forks. - ,        _  ;-..::"      ,   LOWES & CLAIE, 3?rot)rietors  1 rill Li wM  &M  &JJ* s  I  JLd*  of  uiia.  t&B  s^kctdi.  ���&I  unit cf value of the men who organiz  ed society and art and industry and  coramerce." They knew what good  money was, and the question therefore recurs, "Who demonetized the  cow?"   Mr. Atkinson states that "all  V joint Ceiling, -* ���" ���'  6 " Rustic,  Shlplap,  Surfaced Dressed  A liberal discount on large orders for Cash,  PETER GENELLE& Co,  $10 00  11 00 to $12  00  911  CO  .^l 9  CO  ���$18  CO  ' $20  00  $22  00  $22  -00  S10  00  8.14  00  $13  00  9  ni  a. j��,  iipplies,  Full Stock on Band.    Branch Store at Three Fork  s.  "*4 "��"  SI  I'  *^  NELSON, "B. C.  BEST Rooms and Board in the City. FToi- and  1) Cold Water. Bath Room for. the use of the  Guests.   Rates reasonable.  MRS. McDONALDi Prop  FHEGRANT HOUSE  ���Saxicioii-, S. O.  n OOD Meals and comfortable Rooms make this  V.T   Bo'cqI a pleasant place for travelers to stop at.  ARCHIE GRANT/. Prop i-'-4-'S!'i'J/"C*>.*��=��'.il3n-''.-.  THE LED��E,  WlX*,.)  Publisned every Thursday.  R.     T.    LOWERY,    EDITOR    AND  ��� '���FINANCIERV/ :���"  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  ONK VEAI1 .......  ��� -... ��� ��� ��� ���.. ..$2.00  '���'. Transient Advertising, 2b cents per line first insertion, 10-cents per line subso.pient insertions,  nonpareil measurement.  BASE;EAX:L HATCH.  TO CONTRIBUTORS.  Correspondence from every part of. the Kootenay  District and communications upon live topics  always acceptable. Write oh both sides of the  paper if you wish. Always send something good.  no matter how crude. Get your copy in while it  js hot, and wc will do th'j rest.  THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 1895.  New Denver has the first school in  the Slocan, and "before long many  .families will take advantage of it,  and come to a town that is unsurpassed for beauty in America.  Many people in Victoria and Vancouver now know of the Kootenay  country, and we would not be surprised to see many of them come in  here and get richer than they are at  present.  On Saturday last an interesting,  game of Basedall was played upon  the diamond here between the Sandon  and New Denver teams. The home  team has of late met with continued  success so that a defeat from the Sandon nine was /hardly: anticipated.  However the rising city of the summits produced a team which did it the  credit of carrying home a decisive  victory. The visiting pitcher was the  one who gave our boys the most  distress. The field play on both sides  was vigorous and well sustained. It  is but due to say that the home battery was not complete owing to the  absence of one  of the catchers, and  the  boys here are anticipating  an  early   opportunity   of   turning   the  tables.    The score stood 11 to 30 in  favor of Sandon.  In hono** of the visitors the band  paraded in the evening and the entertainment of the day,, was closed  with a grand ball which was graced  also with the presence of visitors of  the fair sex from neighboring towns.  you've gone, you won't make more  than one volume. The public likes  its biographies in two volumes.''  "We'll fix that," said the emperor,  quickly ;" I'll invade Russia, That  will provide you with two more  chapters, anyhow." And he did,-^  Bazar.  O  a  <K-f>  m  9?  itae Fate I littei  RAILWAY,  Nelson & Fort Sheppard  RAILWAY.  Anecdotes of Napoleon.  ���T EAVES Kaslo for Ainsworth. Pilot Bay, and  JL/ Nelson on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, at 8a m; Thursdays, at U a m: "Tuesdays and  Fridays, at S am ,  ���Leaves Nelson for Pilot Bay, A ins worth-and  Kaslo on jMondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays, at 3 o m; Tuesdays and Fridays at (5]nn  Close connection,is thus made between lake  points and all incoming1 and outgoing trains of the  CP Rat Nelson.  The steamer is newly equipped in every particular, is lit throughout by electricity, and contains a  bathroom and all modern conveniences for the  comfort of passengers.  Tne above schedule is ni effect May 10,1805, subject to change.  ALI// RAIL    ROUTS     TO  J AS. WAUG-H,  Purser.  GEO. F, IT AY WARD,  Master  Nakusp & Slocan Railway  TLTVIE   CARD   ISi'o.  ,iN EFFECT JULY  2! ST.  The [only through route from Nelson,-Kaslo.  Kootenay Lake and ali Slocan  Points.   ' ,     - .  . /';���-'  Daily   (Except    Sunday)     Between  Cpoka,ne and ISForo'iiport.  Tri-Weeklva Between Northport and  Nelson.  TRAIN LEAVES  Leave 8:13 a.m.       NELSO?,T.       Arrive 5:25 p.m  Mondays. Wednesdays. Fridays, trains* will run  through lo S:>okane,arrivin��; same day. Returning  NAKUSP  Scientific men have discovered after  7-^ears of research that no man can  successfully play joker unless he is a  liar. This country is full of George  Washington's to whom this information may prove valuable.  .. The output of gold in the entire  world during 1894 amounted to.f 176, -  000,003. That is a vast amount of  money, and if we possessed it we  would build a log house tins '''winter,  and hire a man to saw the wood.  Prospectors have been so eager to  possess claims around Rossland this  summer that if a piece of iron would  show up any where it would be staked  and duly recorded. "This is good for  the Government, but a waste, of time  on the part of many prospectors.  ;   A hospital has been established in  New Denyer. The hisiiory of mines  and mountains is always one more or  less of blood, and an institution of this  kind is of great benefit to all men  who ply their occupations amid dangerous surroundings. We trust that  a liberal patronage wili.be extended  to it, by every miner in tlie Slocan,  Post O.'Hce.  On Monday last the Metropolitan  post office was removed from the store  of Bourne Bros, to the new quarters  prepared for it by Captain Hold en  adjoining his drug store. These  quarters are suitable and well arranged. No doubt the genial Captain will  make a model postmaster, and the  efficient service of the past will be  continued.  "There is one unpleasant feature  about d y ing." said Talleyrand ; ' 'one  can not read one's obituaries. 1  should like very much to read my  obituaries." "So should I," returned  Bonaparte,, dryly ; "hurry up and  die, will you ?"  "I think I shall write my autobiography," Fouche said one morning  to the emperor. "I wouldn't if I were  you, said Napoleon'; \ ''you; know  yourself too well, and if you told tlie  truth it. would ruin your reputation."  Napoleon was superstitious, and  used to /enjoy telling his fortune  with the cards. At one time he drew  three cards from .the pack; two of  them were two spots, and one of them  was a king. "Humph !"; he said ;  "I seem ,to be raising the duce,  rather than a dynasty, by two to one."  At St. Helena, Napbleon was asked  what he would have done had he  defeated   Wellington   at   Waterloo.  "I should have smiled," replied the  fallen emperor.  A stout little boy having been presented to the enrperor, Napoleon took  him on. his knee, "what are your  names ?". . '' Paul," said the boy.  '' And the other ?" .' 'I have no other,'-  said the boy. "What? Only one  name for both of you ? asked Napoleon. "I'm only one boy," returned the lad. "Why, you surprise,  me," said the emperor, with a laugh ;  "you are so heavy I thought you  were twins."  " I really never loved but one woman, said Bona parte. " What cried  Bourrienne. .with" a doubtful smile.  "At one time," returned the emperor.  " Prussia shall never wear your  collar!" cried the Prussian king. ������". "It  will feel my cuffs, however,"retorted  Bonaparte; "and, what will be more  ridiculous, it will get them in the  neck."  " What is the matter, Bourrienne ?"  asked Napoleon of his secretary one  morning ;"  ''you look blue."   ,';T am  blue,   sire,"   returned   Bourrienne;!  ���'' I've written you up,  and as far as l  Sundays at 9 o'clock  Tuesdays at     "  Thursdays at   ������  Fridays "  HIRER FORKS  Mondays at 11 o'clock  Wedne-'days at      "  Thursdays at "  Saturdays "  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  North]K>rL wi ih  stage daily.  Close connection made with the Columbia river  boats for all points north and south.  Thisseheduleis subject, to change at any time  without notice.  For further information apply to  J. S. LAWRENCE.  Trainmaster  Nakusp, B. C.  ���Steam Nav. Co., Ltd.  In Effect on Monday, April 29,1895.  ���| rpa  n  REVEJLSTOKF.  ROUTE-STR. XYTTGN.  Leaves Revelstoke, south bound, on Tuesdays and  Fridays, at 4 a.m., for all points in West Kootenay and the ��puth.  Leaves Robson. north .bound, on Wednesdays'and'  Saturdays, at 8 p.m., for all points eak and  west,-via the C.P.R-.  The Quickest  NORTHPOllT    RGUTE-KTR. ^YTTON.  Leaves Northnort, north, bound, on Wednesdays  and Saturdays, at 1 p.m. ���"������-.'  Leaves.;Rol>son, south':'bound,"! on Tuesdaysj/and  Fridiiys,'at-6 p.m.'  Stages run in connection.with .the steamer from  Trail'Creek Landing to Rossland.-;  'Cheapest "Route  East "���'-.'������'  Steamer leaves Nakusp every Thursday and Sunday morning, making close connection at Revelstoke  with trains for all points East or  ' -..West.   - :���������    _  Before you travel get information from  C. P. R. Agents as to time and  rates.    It will save  you money.  �����> ��� .      ..      ��   . ���  Apply to nearest Railway A^ent  or to  ;.���   KASLOioRpUTE���STR./NEI.SON. ���.':,-,.  .Leaves Nelson for Ka~lo, on Tuesdays, at 5:40 pm;  Wednesdays, at 4- p ni; Thursdays, at 5:40 o m:  Saturdays," at 5:40 p m. Connecting on Tuesdays, Tliursdays. and Saturdays with N & S F  Railway for.K'asio and lake points.  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson on Mondays, at 4 am;  Wednesdays, at 4 am; Tliursdays, at 8 am;  Fridays, at 4a, m. Connecting on 'Mondays,  Wednesday.?, and Fridays with N &'. F S Railway for Spokane.  Close connections, with Columbia & Kootenay  Railway at Nelson for points north and south.  District Passenger Agent,  Vancouver  BONNER'S FERRY   ROUTE���STEAMER-  ��� :     NELSON.  Leaves Nelson for Bonner's Ferry on Mondays  and Fridays at 8:.J0 a in. *   .  Leaves Kaslo for Bonner's Ferry on Mondays and  Fridays at 4 a ni. -.-'''���  Leaves Bonner's Ferry for Pilot Bay, Nelson.  Ainsworth and Kasfo, on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 2 am. .   . .-  .  Connects with east and west bound trains on the  Great Northern Railway.  Tlie company reserves the. right to change this  schedule at any tiifie without notice.  For full information as to tickets, rates, etc., ap  ply at the Compan y 's offices, Nelson, B. C  ALLAN, Sec'y,  Nelson, B. C.  J. W. TROUP.  Manager Second. Year.  THE LEDGE.  "���the copper. Market.  The advance incopper stocks now  in progress is remarkable not alone  as an evidence of the improved business condition, but also as an indication of the surprising increase of late  in the consumption of the metal. The  rapid extension of the electric railway system and the development of  electrical' power in other directions  has increased tiie demand for copper  t<'���') proportions tha t are unprecedented.  This, demand has, of course, had a.  helpful effect on the price of the  metal, and is also serving to bring to  the front again many sma 11 .properties  that, dnder recent conditions, have  been conn ted r^as / unprqtitablei The  woiVd'o.i ful electrical development Appears to have" only began, and the  .possibilities of the future are immeasurable. :: ;//^ '  '.;'>';;w ySr^j'f*' 'h ,'w  that the upper half of the St,_Lawr- j  ence basin, both in pro-glacial times  and also at a later geological period,  discharged its wafers northward by  way of .w-ha't is how Hudson Bav. It  is asserted that this constituted one of  the main branches of this great northern river. Other branches were the  present Saskatchewan, the Nelson  River, which rises west of the Rocky  Mountains, the Churchill, largely  augmented- by-'the reversal of some of  tlie uppei' rivers of the Mackenzie  basin, and great tributary streams  that come down the present Church-11  Inlet, Fox Channel, and Ungavc Bay,  any one of which must have fully  equalled in size the Mississippi of our  own dav.  N. D. MOORE,  Presr  R. McFERRAN, Sec'v  Upod Advice.  ; The Financial News, London, advises the B.itish public to look to  Wes'y Kootpnay, and :to invest; there  instead of Sonth'J/America and elsewhere in foreign lands, where investments so made have to be shadowed  by one of H. Mi gunboats. wThis  shows, that British Columbiaiias only,  to be heard of to be apprecia,ted, ;ahd;  the best policy for all Britisl: Cblnm-;  'bans't - adopt is to see what means  would the sooner bring about the  object. It is to be hoped that the  Government will join with those who  are striving to make laiown abroad  the mineral resources of the Province  in the same why that the governments1,, of other colonies have done,  and'thcre can bono question that the  results chat will accrue will yield an  ample return for.the little, expenditure requisite for tbe purpose.  ?All  COHGEHTRATOR, THREE FORKS, B. 0.  lining'    ao  "' Miners'  KST Hay and Grain in CaL* Lots to the Trade.  THREE FORKS.  SILVERTON  THE LARGEST RIVER;  Canadian- Geologist Tell of an Enormous  <��� Pre-Glacial River.    <  The largest riverof anv age of  which there is any evidence in the  world, according to a remarkable  geological discovery 'reported to the  Royal'Society-of Canada, at its late  meeting at Ottawa." was a great pre-  giacial river in northern Canada.  Dr. Robert Bell, !! who; produced  scientific evidence of the correctness  of his discovery, pointing ou- that it  was generally admitted by geologists  that the continent of North America,  immediately before the glacial period,  stood at a much higher elevation than  at the present time, amounting to,  perhaps, between two and three  thousand feet. The inevitable result  of tins must hive been to change the  river systems from what..' they now  are, and to create iii the north a  gigantic river, draining an area of  over one-third of the entire continent  of North America and forming a  a drainage basin seven times as large  as that of the Si Lawrence.    ,  The central portion of the great  river was in the middle of what is  now Hudson Bay, as proved by the  existing depressions of land in the  the north of Canada and the great  depth of the centre of Hudson Bay.  Its lower part discharged through  what is now Hudson Straits, into  Davis Straits.    It is also mainlined  'TO OUR .S3IELTERS.  vi-.'Hcr.' Majesty,^by and with the advice; and; consent of tlie Senate and  House of Commons of Canada, enacts  as follows t-r-'/U  To encourage silver-lead smelting  and the smelting of other ores of silver  and -gold in: Canada the Governor in  Council may, subject to tiie following  provisions, authorize the payment of  a bounty not"exceeding fifty cents per  ton, and not exceeding in all one  hundred and fifty thousand dollars, on  Canadian silver lead ore and other  ores of silver and gold smelted in C.tn-  ada between the tirst day of July, one  thousand eight ha ud ninety-five, ar. d  ;,he first dav of Julv, one thousand  nine hundred.  The said bounty shall not for any  one year exceed the sum. of thirty  thousand dollars ; Provided, that the  'said sum if unexpended, or any balance thereof unexpended, may be  carried forward from year to year  and may be } aid for any year in addition to the sum of thirty thousand  dollars authorized as above for such  year."  ���-������:��� If,in any; year the quantity of ore  SE-eltcd is'greater than .will allow,of  the payment, out of the sum available  for, that, year of fifty cents per ton,  'then'the bounty per ton for-thatyear  shall be reduced proportionately.  . -The said bounty shall not; be paid,  On any ores smelted in smelting works  wbich are not, established and in  operation before the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and  ���ninety?Severn/*      :, ���   , . , ���  The payment of the said bounty  shall;be under the direction of the  Minister of Trade and Commerce;  subject to. such regulations as .are  made by the Governor in Council.  The Governor in Council may make  regulat-ons in relation to the said  bounty in order to prevent fraud and  to insure the good effect of this Act.  The said regulations shall be laid  before Parliament within the/first  fifteen days of each session, J with a  statement of the money expended in  payment of said bounty, and of the  persons to whom they were paid, and  the places where the ore with respect  to which-they were paid was smelted  and such other particulars as tend to  show the effect of the said bounty.  huntbh ���<& M:oiEg:x!T:isro3sr  : 0 :  Dealers in:  The   New    York   Tailor,  HAS opened a Tailor Shop at Three 'Fork*, a^d  isrer^y to give fhvt-elass Fits and Workmanship.  Groceries,  Provisions,   Dry- Goods,'  ^-w  o <i  &na 1-iining: supplies  GENERAL   MERCHANT,  IS prepared to sell all Lines of Goods Cheaper than ever  4   before.' ���    * :'--; "��� '��������� ,���.'' - ���  YOU WILL  SAVE YOUR; HONEY  ���  . . '      ���      ,       I '  if you buy your Goods from him at  -  -     ' . ��� ���  " SJ^NlDQlxT, ' ' -      - -   B.  O; '  W-DENVER,. B. C.  "ynBa^.'T^rTl  fTnLa JL,nJ JC^uuIm^   %��J2>       ��rL.eJ��^a ���������  B  wafusguTc^nfaaCTs^aarTTm'XTfaKSg^^ ittawrrejvaaaw  oois-.'-a:  j��^G^ia^azca^a^anu2i!uiax��*x*cicziscUMiXGt  And all kinds of Goods required by  **v ���      ��*-***.,  Miners &E���t;.rro'Siieet-ors  r  Postofflce- and Money Order Office in Connection  J F  Second Year.  THE LEDGE.  liOCAI^ ASSAYS.  Little   Twlnklers   Crowded   Out  From  Their Accustomed Nook.  ^a^MuaMBAgWM'jWMMMtU-X'J^Ji^t^^  DR. AS. MARSHALL  Sandon has another hotel.  stop at  the  f  When in Vancouver  Manor House.  A concert in aid of the church and  school will be given at Three Forks  to-nightj August 8th.  Two cariboo were killed between  Denver and Silverton last week.  Prospectors report them plentiful.  Messrs. Smitheringale and Lang-  staff went to Springer creek Monday  to look at property in which they are  interested and to do some prospecting.  F. Pyman, New Denver's watchmaker and jeweller makes cleaning  and repairing watches a specialty  He visits Three Forks every Friday  to accommodate customers in that  town. o f  Mr. Hicks, of Ladner's Landiug arrived on Tuesday's train, and intends  prospecting m this vicinity. He may  possible make this his future home.  "We were in error last week in  stating that the new school would open  on Monday last. However, on Monday next everything in connection  therewith will be in readiness and  the school will be duly opened.  On Thursday evening the New  Denver City Band rendered a very  select programme on the lawn near  the New Market hotel. It is the intention of the band to continue this  on each. Thursday evening during the  summer months.  E. C. Weaver went down to Slocan  City on Monday to start the work of  building an hotel of which he will be  the proprietor. The new building  will be 30x32 to start with, but the  intention is to build another fifty feet  to it before snow falls.  Last week Rev. Mr. Love held a  church service in the town of Sandon.  As this was his first visit to the place  he was greatly encouraged to be welcomed heartily by a fair-sized audience. He purposes holding regular  fortnightly services in this growing  town.  The result of the examination of  candidates for teachers certificates  held in July has just been made  public, and it will be of interest to  know that Miss McDowell, who is to  take charge of the school in New  Denver, has succeeded in obtaining a  high grade, being gi anted a Second  Class grade A.  David Donald who has for three  months  been   prospecting   west   of  Arrow   lake   at  the   headwaters of  Cherry creek and about Gold Stream,  returned to New Denver Wednesday,  and reports no finds whatever.   He  says is is the roughest work lie has  ever undertaken, and he has had an  experience of over thirty years in  these mountains.   Cariboo are very  plentiful in that district. i  DENTIST  KASLO,  B.C.  Graduate of American College of Dental Surgery  Chicago.  Office: Over Byers'Hardware store.  M. W. BRUNER, M. D.,  Physician and Surgeon.  Three Porks,       -      B. C.  A FULL Line of Drugs and Prescription Reme-  dies kept on hand.   MRS. J. H. WERELEY,  New Denver. B. 0..  HAS in stock Millinery, Hosiery, Ladies' Underwear. Dress Goods, etc,  A lary;e quantity of House Lining at very low  prices.  Call and inspect the Stock.  Application for Liquor License.  "VTOTICE is hereby given that thirty days after  Ia date I intend to apply to the Gold Commissioner for a license to sell spirituous liquors at  Slocan City, West Kootenay, British Columbia.  E. C. WEAVER,  Aug. 8th, 1895.  Is issued at New Denver, B. C, on Thursday-  Wet weather, snow slides, hard times, or the  sheriff never hinders its publication, It  comes out just the same.  Newmarket Hotel  NEW DENVER,  Stege & Winter, Props.  Headquarters     for    Mining  Men.  Accommodations and Service  of theBest.  Capt. Vanderburgh Master.  Time  Table.  LEAVES Nakusp on Tuesdays and Fridays, at  7 a m, for Leon and Halcyon Hot Springs,  Hall's Landing, Wigwam and Revelstoke.  On Mondays and Thursdaysthe boat leaves Na.  kusp for Burton City, at 7 a m.  P. M. TINGLING & Co  Nakusp  AVINGr placed some new  Machinery in our Mill,  we are prepared to furnish  all kinds of Rough and Dressed Lumber ard Shingles at  greatly reduced Prices.  Does not dream of making a million out of it,  but he expects to get a luxurious living. In  order to do this it is necessary to have callable material, a^^ world at large is cordially invited to dig up enough money to pay  for an annual interest.   To accommodate the  public wedo  Rousrh Lumber, narrow,  $10 oo  "         "        wide.  $11 00 to $12 00  Joist and Scantling, sized up to  18 feet long,  $11 00  18 ' to 24 '  $12 00  21 'to 30'  $13 00  Flooring, T&G,.6 "  $20 00  *.��              ���'     4 ��������  $22 00  V joint Ceiling, *i "  $22 00  6 "Rustic,  $19 00  Shiplap,  $14 00  Surfaced Dressed  $13 00  A liberal discount on large orders for Cash,  PETER GENELLE & Co.  At prices that do not discord with the despondent price of silver. Second Year.  THE LEDGE.  PERKINS CIS FKCTECTICN.  Wl en I traveled in Canada, 20  years ago, it was a great reservoir of  raw materials with hardly the vestige  of a manufactory. At that time she  had not made a reaper, locomotive,  or^ar, piano, railroad car, felt' hat,  rubber slice or a piece of broadcloth.  She made a little cotton cloth and knit  ii'few shirts and stocking's. She had  reeipiociry with tiio United States,  and wo bought her ra w materia Is a rid  raid for them in manufactured goods.  ', What made the change ?  John McDonald, the McKinlev of  Canada, threw up reciprocity, put a  protective tariff on all these manufactured jroeds and moved tlie manu-  ���'factories into Canada. Two cents on  cotton cloth built up 20 big- cotton  factories like the one at St. Catherine  andThorolcl.    Protection made Troy  ��� move stove factories to Toronto, and  set 7C0 men to making organs at Bow-'  manville. Protection started furni  ture factories all over the Dominion,  made locomotive works in Toronto,  and car shops that rival Pullman in  Montreal. Protection captured industry after industry, as protection  captured pottery, nails, glass, tin and  iron in the United States. Still they  lacked pig iron. They believed they  had ore beds, but capital, was timid.  '.Now they have, put a $4 a ton tariff  on pig iron, and a $10 a ton tariff on  bar iron, and ore beds begin to open  up and steel works are starting.  Will protection bring the iron industry to Canada ?  It may not. It is an experiment  like; the tin., industry in the States:  Our Jpi^ djonditipna) tariff on Jt'in-ore  proved that the Harney Peak and  the Tremiscol tin mines were exag  gerated. Still, our 2.2'protection on  manufactured tins brought us 57 tin  factories, and now we are making  one third of all we use. If the $-1  tariff on pig iron don't bring out iron  ore in Canada they will take it off,  let pig iron come free, but keep their  steel works.  But there is a free-trade party in  Canada called the Liberals, who want  all this protection taken off. They  say ; "If we buy these things in the  United States they will cost less  money." They forget that if they  buy them in tile States their own fac  tories will be idle arc! that we will  have their money and they will have  their idle men.  . Canada is doing with iron and steel  just what we did with plate glacsand  tin. She believes she has rich uncle-  veloned iron mines. Her iron protection is high, but if it developes her  mines and .makes steel plants in  Canada she will keep her money at  home and iron will be cheaper in the  end. Tin is a dollar a box cheaper  now since we are making a third of  the product wanted here" and plate  glass and nails cost only one-fourth  the price we paid for them in Englard  and France. The John McDonald-  McKinley policy will always make  prosperity. It will always make big  wages, keep money at home and keep  the boys at work.  Canada is smart  Eli Perkins.  NOTICE.  VOTTCH is hereby given that i cr**oi)? desiring to  1\ locate land, <;r take timber, within tlie Kiislo  & Hl-.K-iiu Railway lie-erve, are r quested io eom-  niunicule with tile Company's Office al Kaslo. to  avyid the penalties oi tiVwpa".**��h��jr.  THE KASLO & SLOCAN  RA1LWAY COJIPANY.  Row. invino.  Secreterv  MIP U  n-Qfi  10  New Denver,  B. C.  B  OOTS and Shoe? made to cider. First-clars  work. Imperial Calf for line slices. French  Goods specially adapted for Miners' and Prosi ec-  tors' u.-e.   Goods warranted not to rip for one year  a  Vancouver, B. C.  ining Machinery and Supplies.  General Machinery for Reduction Works.  . Pipe Fittings, Belting, Oils, Etc., Etc.  Tram Lines Complete with Brakes,  Cars, Rails, and All Other Requisites  CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED.  .A  m  HE HAIRCUTTER,  Three Forks, B. C.  HAS (lie only Billiard ar.d Fool Talilo in the  i 1 Sloenn. Choice lines ol Cited1*-, Tp1i:icccs and  Fruit. The Burlier Shop in connctionis the hest  equipi.vd in the District.  If-  ..JUL/  ^r  EETS all  C. & K:v Steamers at  Trail for Rossland.  Baggage handled cheaply and safely.'   Dominion Express route.  [E. johnson;  Proprietor  d^0   JsL  507, 500, oil &. 513 HASTINGS St.,  VANCOUVER.  Tig D. c. Jeti ii Co,  Dealers in  Pianos,  Organs,   Musicians'   Supplies, Sewing Machines, and  Supplies.  SPOKANE,  W ASH.  It  v?3 U]  i**u   j  LL  ARROW LAKE,  S now open for tl.c accommodation of g-ncet*  Rates, JR1.50 to S2.50 i;er day. Baths  25  cents eacli, or 5 for 8:3.   For further  particulars write to the proprietors.  DAWSON, CRADDOCK & Co  I  LELAND  1?  ���Ei,  'Kaslo. B. C!  DEALERS IX:  Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums, Window Shades,  Bedding Supplies, etc., etc.  Send for our Illustrated-Catalogue.  si- nn  CONVENIENTLY situated to the sicanihoal  V; landing. The bar is one of the host appcited  in the KootenaytDistrict.  JAMES DELANEY,  Lessee  FEED J. SaiTIEE  Nelson. B. C.  Merchant Tailor.  Full'Line1 of Suitings and  Trouserings always on. hand.  Kaslo fiiisiilii Go.  Notice to the Public. ���  'AGES  Leave Kaslo   and   Three Fork  either place, every morning- at'8 o'clock  Satisfaction  is   Guaranteed.  A. J. SC0T1.  Manager  W*  9  WHOLESALE  Books, Paper, Stationery, and  Ofiice Supplies.  Wall    Paper   a    Specialty  Great Eastern Block.  SPOKANE, WASH.  NAKUSP, B. C.  f OMFOETABLE Rooms, Good Meals  M.. and Careful  Attention to...Guests  makes this Hotel popular with tlie  Traveling Public,  KASLO CITY,  B.0  MRS. D. A. McDOUGALD, Prop  otqu  Tiie only -practical Watchmaker in  the Kootenay District. Orders by  mail receive prompt attention  AIL WORK fi Ui RaITEEI)  THE DI  Queen Victoria objects to " bloomers. " Yet insists that at her drawing-  room as m uch as pess ibl e of th e fern a 1 e  form divine shall be visible above  the dress. The Seattle-'Times'remarks that it is unable to see why the  female leg* encased in trousers is'anymore immodest than the female bust  clad, like Lady Godiva, only with  modesty. '  AUCTIONEER  and  COMMISSION  GH  ��  THREE FORKS, B. C.  KASLO  O.   O  Best -.Furnished.  Rooms  in the City.  I STATIOK  (LIMITED.)  "WHCLZSALB  PAPER 0E/iLERS&STATIONERS,  Vancouver,   B. C.  SOLE AGENTS FOR  T. NORQUAY, Prop  Brinsmead & Nordheiiner Pianos  Dixon, Bor^reson   &' Oo.'s   Show  Cases.    Self-oj :enin$r Bags/AYr'ap  ping-Paper and Twine.  M.iil���Order.- receive piv.iu; t attention, Second Year  THE   LEDGE.  3IINING HSCORD3,  Recorded at New Denver, for the week ending  August 8, 189n  LOCATIONS.  E H----On First creek, August!, by :Wm'Harris;'  iSuiXM-icr���On Lemon creek, August 1, by Frank  Strohn.   ' '" ���' ���������  Kito���On Lemon creek. August 1, by WS Cjne.  Ruther���On Lemon creek, August 1, by Wm  Harris.  Howard Frachon���On Lemon creek. August 1,  by WL Price.  Governor AIrgeld���On Lemon creek, August 1,  ���'by. jN" O.Racklitt". ���'���  Perth���On Lemon creek,  August 1, by W B  Young,, WIC Ricmnond and C Ftuis.  Balfour���Oh Springer creek, August 1, by W H  Crawford. A?  Skylark���On Lemon  creek,  August 1,  by G  Anderson.  Ganger���Lemon  creek,  Augu-t 1,. by   W  A  Coplen.  Alta No 2���On Colwell creek, August 1, by E  Karen ay.  Paeitic No 2���On Springer creek, August 1, by A  Steward and Fred iJaimarau:^ , | saiu  Argo Fraction���On Carpenter creek, August 2, j ���r^,,  by \v L Blakely.  Raven No 2���On Carpenter creek, August 2, by  G Narr and H Towns.  Glad Tidings���On Ten Mile creek, August 2, by  A Tuuks.  Mildred���On Payne creek, August 3, b}r B E  Walton.  Hope No 2���On Eight Mile creek, Augusta, by J  Wolff.  Silver Joe���On Ten Mile crek, August 3, by J  Pilon.  Lawyer��� On Ten Mile creek, August 3, by A  Ferguson.  Mountain Home���Near Three Fork, August 3,  by A L -McLe.ui.  Buchera���On Oiic Mile creek, August 3, by F  Di Nichelo.  Mystery��� West of Twelve Mile creek, August 5,  by A Ootids.  Highland Light���On Ten Mile creek, August 5,  by D McKenzie.  Silver Clift���On Ten Mile creek, August 5. by  W Clough.  Twy Light���On Springer creek, August 5, by S  Brown.  Annie���On McGuigan creek, August 6 by  M  Bartleit.  Hagard���On Four Mile creek, August 6. by J  Wolif.  Arg-entia���On Ten Mile creek, August 6, by J  Curne.  Hone Plate���On Springer creek, August 6, by C  W Greenlee.  Pride of the West- On Goat creek, August 7, bv  S Whittaker.  Pina No ��2���Extension of Pride of the  West,  August 7, by W H Robertson.  Golden Crown���On Springer creek, August 7,  by L Combs.  High Ore���On Carpenter creek, August 7, by R-  McDunald.  Silver Wreath���On Robertson creek, August 7,  by J A Robertson. ���  The City freighters have been exceptionally bussy during" the past  week owing to the W. Hunter not  making her regular trips. All the  freight^ being brought by. them from  the station.  Messers. Harrison & Bendrum, proprietors of the L.H., started down to  their claim Saturday. ��� This is an  excellent gold property and it has  been stated that they were offered but  refused a large sum of money for it  'last week.  LEDGE GROPPINGS  David Knight, the well-known  barber, has returned to Kaslo after  nearly a year of hospital experience  in which he lpst his right leg.  Messrs. McClennan, Brandon, Cul-  .lens and Foster left town on Sunday  for Springer creek and may possible  go through to Nelson. They are prospecting.  The barbers of Rossland have formed a union to maintain prices. It is  the only camp in Kootenay where a  shave was ever obtained for less than  25 cents.  J. Findley, representative of* the B.  C. Iron Works, Vancouver, is now  stationed here for some time to come.  Mr. Findley will personally visit all  pa rties desirous of doing business with  his firm upon application. f  During the exceeding hot weather  of the past week many of Denver  citizens have taken advantage of the  fine opportunities afforded of bathing  and boating in Slocan lake.  Capt. Fitzstubbs, gold commissioner, reached town on Saturday. The  Captain made mention while here o*  the excellent transportation facilities  that our district is blessed with, and  said that he knows of no place in the  world where railways, roads, trails,  etc., are in better condition considering the short time since mining  operations were begun here. Hurrah  for Slocan district! On Monday in  company with Mr. Sproat, recorder  here, he went down to.Slocan City,  and arranged for Mr. Sproat to inspect Ten Mile creek and Springer  creek trails and to report as .to the  requirements and advantages of  these trails.  Senator Teller, of Denver, Colorada,  has been in the Slocan for a few days  evidently survejdng the great silver  camps whose reputation has become  continental. We understand that the  honorable gentleman is largely interested in the silver industry of his own  State, and to such an one the remarkable mineral developments of our  Province would not be without interest. It was thought possible at first  to induce him to deliver a public ad-  dress in New Denver upon the Silver  question, but the Senator was not able  to comply. We learn that he has intimated his intention of returning in  the future, ..: .No doubt: he has recognized the marvelous richness of our  treasure vaults and we hopeto know  of other interest also being directed  to us as the result of the intelligence  he bears.  Front Street, Kaslo.  [li  is larpst il 1st C  Dry Goods, Carpets, House Furnishings,  G ents' Fui'nishings, Clothings Hats,  7 Boots & Shoes, Tents and Blankets  ESTAURANT  JST&tjv Denver, S. O.  ~n.im5iiiiL��ammjMaju..,t  Everything in First Class Order.  Meals Served at all Hours.  Best of Attention to Customers.  JAOOBSON & Co  ���\r  Is the Metropolis of the  Slocan District, and  Realty ' Must Increase In Value.  For  CHOICE BUSINESS AND RESIDENCE LOTS  Investors wiU consult their own  Interests by consulting  Tl  eQtt&TVM%  New Denver, B.C.  Tlie S.S; W. Hunter.  The steamer W. Hunter is this week  undergoing thorough overhauling  and repair of its machinery. The  piping of the boiler is being renewed  and carefully inspected. It is expected that this will be completed by  Saturday next, having then occupied  a week. With these alterations it is  to be hoped that the little steamer  will long continue its useful and popular service on the lake.  Keep Your Eye On  In New Denver, and You will see all  the Latest Sensations in  Literature of  Doctor's Excuses to Book-Amenta.  Building new house.  Bought new house.  Going to Post-Graduate.  Going to Europe. ������'/".  Just returned from Europe.  Spent all money at WoiTds Fair.  Horse died yesterday.  the Day.  ^^...^,  Fresh Fruit and Konfekshuiiery  ...   , ���'.���.,'������ Always Kept in Stock  Bought new horse.  Indorsed note for brother-in-law.  Bought new wagon.  Town  distressingly  healthy just  Sending son to college.  now.                   .������������'.-���;���.:  Sending daughter to college.  Going out of business (gradually).  Serding wife to health resort.  Books cost too much.  Just bought large bill of books.  No time to be canvassed.  Expect to move away.  Death,in the family (dog).  No time to read.  Had long sickness.-                     /  No money for books.  Cotton crop a failure.             ".���'���:'���  Buying  large  invoice  of instru  Peanut crop a failure.  ments.  Potato crop a failure.  I-  I. \

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