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 Volume VII.    No   40.  NEW DENVER, B.C., JULY 5, 1900.  Price, $2.00 Year  IN'  ADVANCE  m&mmw&s w^BS&zmgMssmmsis��  ��3  Camp Gossip Concentrated for the Benefit of the  Paid-Up Subscriber.  S3  L06AL 60NGENTRATES  Mrs. M. A. Wilson, of Rossland, is  visiting friends in New Denver.  M. Lavell has opened an hotel in Slo-  can City, opposite the Arlington.  The freight rates have been reduced  from the coast cities to Kootenay.  John Williams was elected a New  Deuver school trustee on Saturday.  R. M. Spencer, late of Georgetown,  Colorado, is now a resident of Silverton.  Dr. Gonim, of Sandon, was married  laSrweek to   Miss  Beadleston, of Cody.  Miss McGillivray of Missoula, Mont.,  is visiting her uncle, Angus McGillivray..  Mr. Hicks and partner have located  more claims on the south fork of Kaslo  creek.  The cash receipts of the Record Office  in New Denver during June wore  53,091.  Service will be held in the Presbyterian church on Sunday at 7:80 p. in.  All cordially invited.  Mrs. Livingstone his bee11 elected a  school trustee in Koslo. Hurrah! for  the women of Kaslo.  Provincial Road Inspector Moore  promises that the road to Silverton will  be put in better condition for travel in  the near future.  Little Vera Sutherland was painfully  scalded about the head and arms on  Monday by falling headforemost into a  pa.il of boiling water.  Main Bros., of Sandon, have secured  premises in Kaslo and will open their  headquarters there next week They  will still retafn their store in Sandon.  Lord Minto has rented Capt. Clive  ���Phillipps-Wolley's house at Oak Bay for  a period of two months, and intends installing his family and suite in Victoria  for that period.  During the month of June the mines  of Movie shipped 1S00 tons of concentrates. If this ore is worth $85 a ton  yearly shipments at this rate would be  worth nearly two millions of dollars.  The bodies of Eric Ericson and Peter  Foss were recovered last week. They  were killed by a snowslide in April  while working at their claims on Bear  creek, in the Lai'Io-Duncan country.  Miss Fenton, who has taught school  in Nakusp for some time is leaving that  town to attend the Ladies' College at  Whitby. A host of admiring friends  wish her success wherever she may go.  The celebration passed away at Nelson, but Martin O'Reilly & Co. did not.  They are still selling drv goods at the  old stand, and always pleased to receive trade from the Slocan or any  other part of this country.  C. A. Saudiford, son of W. II. Sandi-  ford, arrived in New Denver this week  from Servia. He will probably assist  in the management of the property on  Four Mile creek which the Northwest  Mining Syndicate will   shortly develop.  To permit of the Sandon Sunday  school taking part in the New Denver  Sunday school picnic, the date has been  changed from the 13th of July to the  l*2th���-next Thursday. Baskets will be  left  at  Pvman's hall before 9 o'clock of  Queen, on Trout creek. A shaft will be  sunk on the lead.  Work is being resumed on the Chicago, a claim near the Freddie Lee. It  is owned by A. C. Fry and F. P. O'Neill.  Work is still progressing on the  Minne-ha-ha, one of the Carnation  group. It is under bond to L. Alexander.  r��B atmv  ��o^.KiKLnS. hk.t.su, sulphides have also been found   Tmt as   $l��&$&&g$ftf&P2gg\%%gg SSSSS3SSSE83  COLUMBIA.  STjOCAX'S    cklkhkation.  The threatening  weather  played sad  havoc with Slocan City's celebration of  Dominion Day, in that it kept  to home  the vast majority of the  people of  the  Slocan towns.      But the crowd in attendance   were   well   entertained   by  the  citizens at the foot of  the lake, and the  day [jassed off as only days can that are  given up to celebrating  in  any of  the  Slocan lake towns.     The  weather  was  good for the sports, and in the  football  games���particularly in   the  first half of  the ''go" between  Silverton and Slocan  ���the playing was as  fast and pretty as  could be seen anywhere.   The Silverton  team won from Sandon  in a ragged and  slow game,  but  the Slocan  City  boys  gave them lots of fun for  their money,  losing the game, however, through their  lack   of   combination   playing and   in-'  ability to follow up the   ball  at  critical;  moments.        Silverton's     defense      isi  stronger   this   season   than   ever,  and]  their combination  work  is  nearly   per-J  feet, but they lack  the  speed.     Slocan  was strong in the wings, and,  like Sandon, has some good individual   players,'  but their combination work was ragged  and defense weak.     This lost them the  game.  The Caledonian sports, and horse and,  bicvele races, passed  off  quietlv,  verv j Whether in creeK ne<  little monov changing  hands on anv of I,,u cltlu<''s,dl;   ot'  th(!  1;im''''   sellout  The Atlin Gold Fields of British  Columbia, owing principally to peculiar  legislation���legislation opposed to British traditions and suicidal in principle  ���earned an unenviable reputation in  the past year as a placer-mining camp.  Measures which aim at correcting, in  part at least,the mistakes of last session  are being put through the Provincial  Parliament now and aliens will hereafter be able to purchase and work-  placer claims in British Columbia.  Whether it be for its gold alluvials or  its gold quartz���not to mention good  copper prospects���the Atlin camp is well  worth the attention of mining men.  The value of gold won during the past  year in the district���entirely from  placers by an expensive method of  working���cannot be gauged by the  Government return of royalty paid. A  very large part of the gold taken out of  the best claims escaped paying royalty,  inasmuch as the wages of laborers employed was generally paid in gold-dust  and the claim-owners' supplies were  frequently purchased with gold-dust; so  that, at best, it was but the profit from  such claims that paid tax. The production of the great bulk of the claims,  which either barely met expenses or  were worked at a loss, paid no royalty.  On 20,580 oz. of gold a royalty of 1 per  cent, was collected; this would represent a total production of 8!25,2!s0,  allowing 910 per oz. It is estimated  that the value of the actual go'doutput  of the camp in the past year was probably not less than 81,250,000. Much of  the ground was tied up by litigation  until after July, and as work ended  with September, the gold was taken out  in two months' time.  Ah far as last vear's work shows,  this  yet little attention has been paid tosu  ores.    The gold ore*  generally  appear  to carry some silver  Bodies of copper ore, showing free  copper, have been discovered in different parts of the district. In one of the  largest of these veins the copper is  associated with manganese.  As may be inferred from what has  been said above in regard to the hydro-  graphic features of the country, water  power can be made available in all  directions for mining, milling and  transportation purposes. There is sufficient timber in the vicinity of the camp  to satisfy lumber requirements for some  years to come.  Atlin, unlike much of the "frozen  north," is  easily accessible.    There is  "-** The Condition of this Promising Mine as Set Out  SB  in a Recently Issued Prospectus.  The Emily Edith .Mines, Limited, is  the name of the newly organized com  pany to operate the Emily Edith mines  near New Denver. The subscription  list of the company was opened on the  18th of June and closed on the 2lst.  The. shareholders of the Ne.w British  Columbia   Development    Corporation,  ,    ,i       f f        yxt    i-        Ltd., applied for upwards of one-half of  regular steamer service from Washing-    ,    .'   ' ' ,    '    , .    ,  the issue of stock.   The capital of the  ton ports as well as Vancouver and  Victoria to Skagway, and the White  Pass & Yukon Railroad is open from  the latter port to Bennett; from this  point, after the beginning of June,  steamers run to Atlin. In winter communication is kept open by a sleigh road  from Log Cabin (a station on the White  Pass & Yukon) about 55 miles long; this  trip can conveniently be made with  dogs in a day and a half; there are good  stopping places on the road.���R. C.  Lowry, in the Engineering and Mining  Journal.  WORK   OF   HUNTKRS,  country cannot  as a good field  ing   minor,  season is useful  be correctly described  or the individual work-  'h(! mining done last  as indicating the va'ue  and extent of the gold-bearing deposits  i and as partly  demonstrating   the  posi-  ! lion,    nature   and    lay    of     bed-rock,  beds or in the benches  prospects have been found.  several  value ol  creeks   where,   in  the gravel   in   creek  Tliere  are  parts,   the  average, over  bed  will  ird  in  a  the events. The Slocan Brass Band  provided the music for the day and  enlivened the events between the cooling showers. A very pleasing part was  played in the reception of the visitors  by the school children. They were  dressed in holiday attire and. packed  like a bunch of roses inacarriage diawn .  bv four horses,   led  the  march   to and j'estimate f,,umh"1  ��n ka��:tual   results  of  work done.  $:���> per cubic  atrip from 5 feet to 15 feet deep: while,  in places, the benches will give at least  82 per cub lie yard i'or'a strip of 50 feet.  This niav be  taken  as  a  conservative  company is ��75,000, divided into 75,000  pound shares, of which 20,000 will be  appropriated for working capital. The  chairman of the company is Beaumont  Leather, of Leeds, with Jesse Cooke,  Wm. Plows, and H. B. Ratcliffe as  directors, Chas. E. Hope, local manager,  and J. D. Kendall, consulting' engineer  Four known ore-bearing veins cross  the property of the Emily Edith Mines.  No 1 vein runs for 3,000 ft. horizontally  through the claims, giving on a sample  shipment of 15 tons, 110 ozs. of silver  per ton and 40& per cent, of lead. No. 2  is a much larger vein of a lower grade,  running 1,000 ft. across the claims, and  from which three shipments have been  made, giving an average of 5R ozs. of  silver per ton and 51 per cent, of lead.  No. 2 has been explored for a distance  of -100  feet,  and  two ore chutes have  Killing off the wild animals of the  globe for their skins ! That is the process that has been going on for many  years in every country where there was  game that the skin-hunter could find  and kill.  It appears from a work recently published in England by Mr. Bryden, an  African traveler, that many of the  species of big game of that continent  have been entirely destroyed by the  skin-hunters. Among the more important species so exterminated are the  white rhinoceros and the quagga.  The    business    of    skin-hunting   is j be judged it carries higher values than'  carried on largely throughout  the dis-   t!l�� hrst one.1'  The other two veins have  tricts of Africa  lying  near  the British! only   been   recently   discovered,    the  colonial possessions and the Transvaal  From these districts alone hundreds  o  14s. per ton for freight and smeltinsr  charges, leaving ��8 (3s. per ton, and he  states the estimated working cost at ��3  14s per ton after allowing for exploration, development, stoping, milling,  management, etc., thus leaving a profit  of ��4- 12s. per ton, which on an output  of 15 tons per day of 300 working days  in the year, will give a return of ��20,700.  The freight and smelting charges of the  first shipment of ore from these claims  was $20.75, afterwards reduced to $18  per ton, and it is expected that a further  reduction will be obtained in the near  future. The New British Columbia  Development Corporation, Limited, who  are the Vendors to and the promoters of  the company, have fixed the purchase  price at ��55,000, payable in shares, or  cash and shares, at the option of this  company.  FKO.ll   GOLD   to   otl.  Half a century has wrought many  changes in the West, but in no section  has there been so great a transformation as in California, said Edward E.  Shields, a wealthy petroleum operator,  of Los Angeles, to a 'Post-Intelligencer'  from the recreation grounds singing  the national anthems. In the evening  a very successful dance was given in  Sclionbnrg's hall, to which a large number from New Dourer remained.  The conditions necessary for successful hydraulic working are existent in a  marked degree. The gold-bearing  creeks hare generally a rapid fall���from  ii0 to 40o feet to the mile���and as a rule  they carry an ample, xupply of water; by    j placing conserving dams on feeders and  Ihe following is the standing of the) thus controlling the flow of the creek, a  SCHOOL REPORT.  tons of skins of wild animals that are  slaughtered only for their hides are  shipped to England' each each to be  made into leather. Men who follow  skin-hunting as a trade in those regions  are described as parasites who do not  come into the country to settle, but  destroy the game that the real settlers  woidd use for food, in order to get a  few shillings for the hides.  The zebra's skin makes a leather as  tine as calfskin and it is sold as such in  the London market,with those of several  species of antelope and deer.  Elephant   and   rhinoceros  skins  are  representative the. other day.  "In 1849, as every child who is able  to read knows,   the  talk  in  California  Now that scene  has been shifted to Alaska and we Cali-  fornians are just as enthusiastic to-day  over oil as we'were fifty years ago over  the yellow metal.  "The discovery of oil in the vicinity  of Los Angeles has practically ruined  some of the best resident portions of the  city. Unsightly derricks have been  erected where it once stood intended  costly dwellings should stand. The  trouble with our people as yet is they  are novices in the oil business but they  are learning more every day and at  present, boring operations are  carried  bodies of zinc ore are, already  opened | out, on a more sdentihc basis than ever  up but   no   value   has   hitherto   been j ber01.e  been discovered: the first one is 280 feet  in length, the vein being from 5 to 00 Wiis <>-0ld." he said  feet in width, and the ore body varies  from a few inches to. 20 feet. The  second ore chute was only discovered  recently; it is noiv being worked, having been opened up for a distance of 35  feet. No shipments have yet been  made from this chute, but so far as  can  larger of which i.five to six feet wide) is  likely to prove very valuable as it  carries both galena and carbonates,  running high in  silver  values.    Large  placed upon them owing to the want of  a market, but these ores are now being  sought after, and it is confidently believed that they can be mined and sold  at a profit. The mines are opened up  by means of 2,507 feet of underground  workings, which give a depth from the  surface of about 300 feet, but below the  lowest working there is still a depth of  750 feet of vertical ground as yet unexplored, and   in   which,  according to  i in a raw  state   to   face  the  wheels  for  , ... ,   , ,    r    ,      polishing steel cutlerv.    It is said   that  nunils attendine the New Denve'-public  search v ol water toward the end of the I ., ,    .  , . ,. , ,  |iu|iiio auBimiug i^iiiu|juunti . ! no other material is so  satisfactory  for  school during the month of June.  5th class���J. A. Irwin. A. McDougall,  W. R, Vallance.  4th class���C M. Newbitt, E G. Irwin.  C. L. Irwin, Hilda Mncdonald. H. C.  Baker, Herb Delaney, F. C. Dingman.  C. J. Vallance.  3rd class���R. Blumenauer. E. Bvrnes.  j season can in any case be prevented. A  good dump is generally to be found: the  lakes afford a practically unlimited  capacity for debris and there can be no  trouble on this account.  The working- season extends from  June 1st until September 30th. For  neailv half of this neriod  there   is  con  sent to Sheffield, where  they  are  used \ ^r- Kendall's report, the ore bodies are  practically certain to occur. For many  years to come the work will be carried  on by tunnels,the most expeditious and  least expensive form of mining.  the day set.   A large crowd is expected  from Sandon.  StOCAS    MINIS R A L.    FLOAT.  �� \ deal is on for the Wonderful.  A small force is working on the Noonday.  Another shipment is being made from  the Hewett.  Torn Jones has a contract to run 100  feet of tunnel on the Reciprocity.  At Slocan City Percy Dickenson recorded 62 assessmen ts in one day.  Geo. Long and Nat Tucker will commence work on the Lilly B next week.  Four men are  working  at the Fairv  Flora Clark. L  A. Koch, C. Macdonald,   stant daylight and  for  the  whole  four  Grade Baker. i months the climate is all that   could   be  2nd class���E.  Taylor,   ]���).   G.   Gibbs,   desireci  Jessie Cropp, M. L. Nesbitt.  Ft. 11, primer���G D. Sproat, Vivian  Lawrence, Grade Sutherland. H. E.  Nelson. W. L. McDougall, M. W.  Sutherland, W. H. II. Clever, Gracie  Williams, Agnes Ostby.  Part I, primer���G. A. Vallance, C.  Nelson, S. A. Irwin, D. Shannon,  E. L.  the purpose and that it will be hard to  rind a substitute when these skins cannot be had, through the approaching  extinction of the animals.  Giraffe skins are used for making  saddles, whips and other articles of  general utility in a new country. The  Soudanese make them into shields.  In the East Indies the camel-skin  was formerly   used  as  a  covering  for  "The oil industry in California you  might say is in its infancy, yet we. at  present rank the fourth state in the  Union producing the largest amounts  of petroleum. So you see that enthusiasts are not so very crazy when they  say California will be richer in oil than  it ever was in gold.  "Yes, I believe that within a few  years the product of the California oil  fields will have the effect of reducing  the price of oils. You see our supply is  unlimited. Even out in the ocean we  have great derricks erected which are  daily pumping up from beneath the bed  many hundred gallons of oil of the  best  riie company will take  over all  the (grades.    We  are just  beginning, as 1  concentrating ore. extracted and now  lying on the dumps, which is estimated  at about 3.500 tons.  When No. 4 tunnel has been run to a  point lo strike the veins already discovered, and the concentrator is erected,  it is expected that: 5o to 100ions per day  of  the  low-grade  ore  from  No. 2 vein  Leases of ground by hydraulic mining  are granted for a term of 20 years.   The  l'lacer Mining Act limits the length  of  each lease on a creek to half a mile and  in other placer grounds to an area of 80  seres, with a frontage of  1.50O  feet  on  the creek.    The yearly rental for creek  leases is S75 and for other leases 850.   A  Lawrence, Mary Clever, Artie Williams.   comiition 0{ each lease is that a certain  Ray Blumenauer, B. Baker. Vera Cropp, j amnunt ���f wmk 8],a]i 1,,..,lone annually.  M. D. Vallance.   Mary Murray,   Bertie | u is 0,H!��� t0  anvbodv-British   subject  Williams, Lolo Cook.  The rolls of honor for the  past  year  were given as follows:  Deportment���Lolo Anna Koch.  Punctuality and Regularity���William  Reuben Vallance.  Proficiency���Joseph Arthur Irwin.  J. Irwix, Teacher.  Williams has cucumbers  for sale that  will not give you the colic.  Peaches and pears are daily seen at  Williams'store in New Denver.  Bock cigars are kept in   y^Av Pe.nver  bv Williams.  or aiieu���to take up ground for hydraulic mining purposes: just as anybody  may stake and record quartz or mineral  claims and even procure a Crown grant  of the latter  The prospecting work done on mineral properties has been sufficient to  show that there, are in different parts  ledges of quartzite rich in free gold.  The work has not advanced sufficiently  to prove the extent of ore body in any  property, but it is found so far that the  gold values hold for some 20 feet rn  more,   which   is  the depth rea  no I can be treated.    A   moderate  estimate  the j of 1.U tons of concentrates and 5 tons  of  traveling-cases: but this is done,  more. Sharkshins are used for  grips of sword-hilts, and the skins of j clean ore would give a daily output of  large snakes are imported into all civil ; 15 tons without taking any account of  ized countries to cover trinklets, books j the rich clean ore of high silver values  and toilet articles. Even the cobra's I in No. 1 vein. The following estimate  skin is used by the Chinese to cover j of profits is based upon the value of ore  their fiddles of one string.  say, but even now have no difficulty in  finding a market for every barrel we  produce."  a   public   sikistrye;   wa.vtki).  Eihtoi: l.KDc.i-:,���With the advent of  a new Lieutenant-Governor, and the  coming installation of a strong, stable  and progressive government, it might  be well for the business men, money  men and the public generally to call a  meeting, say at ("lever's block Saturday  evening, and take steps to organize a  citizens committee with a view to look  after   our  interests  generally,  and  to  i in No. 2 vein as stated in Mr.  Kendall's j apply for our share of the appropriations  I report, which is  considered   very  con-: that will be made, as it is taken   up  as  Another excellent attraction is billed j servative,   being  calculated upon   the   the first business of the administration,  to appear in Bosun hall next week. The j |0Wcst  actual  return  and   the  highest | If we don't look out we'll  get nothing,  probable expenses, and does not include) as it is not likely  Mr. Green  will   help  Clara Mathes' company of high-class  performers, who played to crowded  houses last week in' Nelson, will give  two perfoi mances hero. This is said to  be the best  company  that  has   visited  the high value of the rich ore in No. 1  vein, stated by Mr. Kendall in his report as worth ��13 14s. per ton nett(2000  lbs.);   although   recently a   letter   has  Kootenay in recent months,  and   their i |,een received   from   Mr.   Hope  stating  performances are sure to be successful, j t,hat an  outcropping  of this   vein   has  been  Egbert's Ragtime, company  Bnsun hall last night.  You are to go the road which you see  nlaved at i "l"��" mum} ~" ft'l't ''i"c>v�� the upper  tunnel, and running- toward the \I.I.C.'  claim. It has been exposed for 150 feet,  and two assays from   it,  gave   117  ozs.  to be the straight one,  carrying  what- j and 442 ozs. of silver  per ton  respect-  ever you find is given you to carry,  as lively.   Mr. Kendall gives the present  well and stoutly  as  you  can,   without; value of the ore from No. 2 vein at  ��12  ed in a I making faces or calling people to  come; per ton at the mine, after allowing  for  few cases.    Large   veins  of  auriferous i and look at vou.���Ruskin.  duty, from which has to be deducted ��3  us any more than he has done for the  past session or two. We want a small  sum to clear the. Silverton road: our  sidewalks need replacing and repairing  and new extensions: the Three Forks  wagon road must be put in proper repair, and a grant made to help build  the road up Silver mountain. New  Denver is a heavy contributor to the  revenue from which we hare never  received our just share, and we only  want our share, and not have it diverted  to other parts of the province less deserving. If we don't move we'll get  nothing.��� Dknvkkitk. '-��*.'.,  THE LEDGE, NEW DENVER, B.C., JULY 5,  1900.  Seventh Yeap.  Till-: IvKIiok U t\vo dolla r-h year in advance. When not. s�� paid ir is M'.a'i to pa rfcies worthy of credit. To l,arl,arisins east of Ignite  Si roc nor it i- vl m your, la^'ib advert i si 11 a in rents u no n panel line lirst insertion, a i:-l 5 .coins a line eucli subsequent insertion. Rending  n ni. ices :.'.', c(.|.r-. a line, ami on inner,-in 1 <i'iver.h.i.!iL,' tirnded in price.-, aceordini.' 1 o ci renin stances.  .FKI.LOW J'11,0 RIMS: TlIK LKDOr. is located nt New Deiinir. B. C, ami can lie truce 1 I o many parts of the. eartli. It comes to the front  every Thursday and has never heen raided hy tlie slieriil',.snowsli(te(l hy cheap silver, or subdued !>y the fear of man. It works for the trail  .blazer as well :is t lie bay-windowed and chaiiipa^iie-ilavored capitalist. It aims to he on 1 lie right side of e very thing and believes thai hell  ' sho'iiid lie ailiniiiisfered to the wicked in large, doses. It has stoon the test of time, and an ever-increasing paystreiik is proof that it is  bet ter to tell .the 1 rn; li. even if the heavens do .occasionally hit. our smokes fneli. A clmte of job work is worked occasionally for the benefit  of humanity and the lin.'incier.       ('���me in and see us. but, do hot pat the bull dog on the cranium,  or  clinse the  black cow   from our water   ��� .,.., V     . i  and the other a .victim of f liirM..       t)iie of the noblest works of creation is the man who always pays the printer: he is ', 111 XX) OUT OW11.       Xel'lly   WC   are    110  summer, or the first blush of spring,  softly, sweetly, sadly singing that  military request, "Henry, get the  gun !'' Here follows the most  humorous reply to an ad requester  that ��� I ha.ve ever received.  ���'In reply to your favor of the  22nd ult. would say that we. have  long been weary pilgrims and have  oft been afflicted by teiiderfeet in  our pursuit of a pay streak. We  lack not, wisdom, from our birth  have we had it: yea. the wisdom of  the serpent. "Next Thursday you  might send us a'sample of your ore  for assay, if there is pay dirt in the  Lktxjr we would like to strike it.  We. pray for a. snow slide of silver  (gold is acceptable) and woidd be  ��� lad to know what sized shot you  use on a. sheriff. We have never  blazed a trail,and can afford chicken  but once a year, and we IVar the  Lkdok may not be for us. Hut, as  it is always on the right side in  everything, politics and religion  included., it may help   us   to   come  ha rre  one is si'.vage  sure HI a hunk in paradise, with thornless roses for a pillow bv night, and nothing -but gold to look at hy day.  R. T. LOWERY, Editor and Financier.  i  The Ledge.  ���\ pencil cross in this square  indicates that your subscription is due, and that the editor  wishes once again to look at  your collateral.  raURSDAi",   JULY 5.   1900.  FROM THE KDITOK'S  UPPKK STOPK.  From latest reports everything is  not so yellow around Cape Nome  as it was before the boats left  Seattle.   The Canterbury Outcrop says  that Windermere district does not  want cheap people or anything else.  Happy Windermere ! no other  place like it on earth.  An everbearing strawberry plant  has been discovered in Europe. It  is said to produce fruit fox1 months  on the same plant, and I would  like to see it growing in the Slocan.  The Atlanta Constitution wants  to know what has become of hell.  Most of it has been moA^ed to Western India., but there is still a chxmk  or two of it in China and South  Africa.  in freely. Members of parliament  who would advocate such a'course  must do so in ignorance of this evil  or else they have Chinese souls.  The tax should be $1000 instead of  8100. j\'o man who stands up in  Ottawa, and pleads the cause of  Canada for the Chinamen is a true  friend to the best interests of this  great Dominion. He should be  herding exiles in Siberia, or thump-  !"&���-  syphaxes upon their leprous  tailed craniums. If you do not  want this lamentable state- of affairs  to come to pass why do you not nip  the matter in the bud, and turn the  high tax semaphore against the  Mongolians before they own the  country? It is easier to do it now  than later on. In conclusion I  will say that anyone, legislator or  otherwise, who  advocates  Chinese  ing   Indian   slaves   in  the  silver emigration   to   this  country   is  a  mines of South America. A. white  man's country is no place for  Chinese boosters. In Eastern  Canada the yellow ���men are not  very plentiful. Here and there a  few of them run laundries,and give  a flaAfor of cosmopolitanism to the  humdrum east. In the west they  are so numerous, especially on the  coast, that the foliage sometimes  looks as though it was eternally  nipped with autumn frost.  In China there are millions of  beings who never had $10 at one  time. They are the most licentious  people on earth, notwithstanding  that their blood is not heated by  benedictine, or other rich cordials.  Missionaries have tried to convert  traitor, just as much as that biblical character who sold his birthright for a fill of pottage.  ANSWERS TO CORRKSPONDKNTS.  A  plant capable of   furnishing them  to the Christian  faith, but  power to mines, light to towns, and with little success.    They are loyal  rapid transportation between Sandon and New Denver would pay  good dividends, and should be  looked into by capitalists.  Senator W. A. Clark,of Montana,  to their own superstitions and will  not trade them for a newer assortment. Some may pretend to come  to Christ, but as a rule, like many  in Canada.it is only for the benefits  that accrue from  the bluff.    They  will contribute a million dollars to j look up(m white  people  as  legiti.  the Bryan  campaign  fund.    Clark j mate prey>    Their prisons are full  must liate the Republicans when he|ofconvicte ftnd   executions  are of  will spend so  much   wealth  in an j dai]y occun.ence>    in the morning  attempt to soak the United  States j thoge to be kUled are stood in  lhie  111 B,,.V{ln-         | and   their   heads   exit off  with  a  A   society  has  been   formed  in | sword.    Their bodies are then  fed  New    York   for   the    purpose   ofjtothe  hogs.    The  government of  attempting     a.     political    annexation of Canada,  with   the   United  States.    They will never do it.    If  that coxxntry wastes nothing, so  beware of their pork. Contractors  take large numbers of convicts and  they would work for the reverse! ship them to America where the  the Canadians might assist. As it j poor slaves receive nothing but'  is we are perfectly capable of pull- i their board for years, as the big  ing our own canoe up the stream of | companies take all the money,  rime. | Leprosy, bubonic plague and other  i ^.j.jj^     diseases     are    common  j amongst the scum of China-. They  j never can assimilate with Oaueas-  j ians. and  after   gleaning  all   they  it   home  W. C. Edwards stated in the  blouse at-Ottawa- that the restrictions on Chinese were a. contradiction of the fundamental   principles  ,.,,,..., .    ,.       ..      ,      lean in this country   senc  ol  t'he british constitution, lreedom ���  and the open door. If Edwards  lias such a love for these yellow  mongrels why not come out west  and live among them for awhile?  This miglii cure him of his rot  about the beiielii of a n open-door  system.  wicked, but, between owners and  contractors, we have more than ou'r  share of hell. The New Denver  people must be short. ('live it to  them. We are glad the pay streak  is widening, and we may cross-cut  the Lkikik with an ad" if we can  strike our dearest friend for enough  to pay an assessment.but at present,  when our lodge dues and the bill  for our. wife's new bonnet are paid,  we shall ha.ve been assessed for all  we are worth. We would like to  get in on some of the new palaces  professionally (not' uecesssarily in  the night.") We fear the job printing vein cannot be worked to ad-  Vantage at such long range. We  ha.ve troubles of our own. Our  bull ' pup is sick; would you. for a  consideration, lend us' the lighting  editor, as we want  a   certain  con-    ] tractor   decently    licked,   but  are  AVhat does the country rock in j afraid we might be let in for funeral  the Slocan consist of? Lime,slate,'expenses if we tackle him our-  granite and beefsteaks. I!,eivcs-  Has anybody been converted in  B. C. this year? 'Yes. Jim Duns-  muir has sacked all his Chinamen.  What is the rarest thing in the  Slocan? A Silverton ad. in my  paper.  Is it necessary to have wings in  order to reach Victoria? No,  John Houston will put you on.  Do the Slocan people ever remit  money to the Local Legislature ?  Yes. Last month they sent a  Green back to Victoria.  Why do so many heads ache in  the United States to-day ? No  need to bring fourth any reply to  that query.  When was the greatest provincial  (ire in Canada ? When the Hull  of Quebec was destroyed.  If Christ came to Sandon what  would he do first? Settle the relief  fund dispute.  Why do you not go to Paris?  Because there are no ties on the  briny.  Why is a. hobo patriotic? Because so many ties bind him. So  numerous in fact tha.t lie counts  them almost daily.  Smoke our  Royal Seal  ctJL S  UNION   MADE  Tlitsv   are made  in .your midst,   of  the   fin eel  rlnvftitii Tobacco."       Where fc'ond Citfars  are *old I.hey chii he bought.  Eootenay Cigar  M.fg CO., Nelson  The Kootenay    Nelson,  Steam Laundry ���^w  mill efficient manner.    Look ibein n|i when ....  Your Linen is not Spotless  Kent,  The question  j    , ' | arises���Where  I nterest and do rent, mter-  T)rrrjj. est and profits  ri-UilL. come     from?  The answer is plain. They always  did, and always will, so long as the  present unjust system prevails,  come directly and indirectly out of  the wages or equitable share earned  by the productive workers.  When followed to a logical conclusion, we must admit that the  money lenders and the landlords  are citizens who are privileged b}r  special laws and traditional customs  to receive a living or income without ranking as nrodxicers.  Selfishness is the most debasing  passion of the human heart. Someone has well said that we goto  church to pray, on our knees on  Sunday, after preying on our neighbors all the week. None of God's  creatures act so badly towards their  species as mankind.  The chief end of man is not the  accumulation of   wealth.    Christ's  graces  is  love:   God  is  teachings embrace all the goodness  and truth known to mankind. How  can two walk together unless they  are agreed ? Enoch walked with  God. Every human being knows  something of love. The greatest of  the three  love.  It sounds well to talk about our  country, bxit the question might  well be asked-���How many people  really have any fixed interest in the  country? In the city of Winnipeg  a. wholesale .merchant has a sign  over his door which reads, "The  earth is the Lord's and the fulness  thereof.'' Instead of this it might  read, "The earth is the landlord's  and the people thereof.''���Ex.  A St Louis'man has made the discovery that a cigar contains acetic,  formic, vityric, vulemnhc, propionic  and prnssic acids, creosote, phenol,  ammonia, sulphuretted hydrogen, nicotine, picolen'e and some other things he  docs not know the name of. Some of  them, he also thinks,  coiitaiu  tobacco  KOOTENAY MINING DIVISION STATISTICS.  The  report of the  Minister of Mines for  the year hSOi'l gives figures as to the  relative   importance   of   the  mining divisions   of East and  West Kootenay:  KeeurditiK Ollicc.  Claims  Reeonird.  Nelson   Kossland     Kaslo       !o8  I'lJ:,  iU!<  KM  K10  .';7!l  - 11*11  i<;s  S.'i  i.'i?  JUS-J  New   Denver   Slocan City.   Kuskonook ;   Trout Lake City   Conns plix .'   Xaknsp   Kevolstoke   Oolden.     Windermere.       Fort Steele   Certiiieaies  of Work  Ke.corded.  l>v��  7SS  !i7;>  77S  fil.'i  if,]  ���ISA  171  Hi-'  L'la  . M*  1KII  718  -I���  Bills of Sale  mid Transfers Recorded.  IS? !i  ."0!i[  :i7!i|  ���,071  ���J2<>  tor.  L'SC,  107  122  :io|  ' ��L'|  ;so.ri!  Krue Miners'  Certificates  Issued.  "          1,-lH'J  2,14(1  1,022  !K'it>  .���',01  s:i  2t)ti  113  211  .",02  2.')2  20it  !l.r>2  Fruit Jars  Pints, Quarts and Half-Gallons. We are  fully prepared for the fruit preserving  season, and have a complete stock of  .everything necessary for putting up fruit.  Groceries  H.  GIEGERICH  Staple and Fancy  Staple and Fancy. We have the freshest  stock obtainable, and carry only the BEST  goods. Inferior Hams, Bacons, Flour,  Teas, Coffees, Canned Meats, Vegetables,  etc, are dear at any price. We do not  carry an inferior brand of anything. We  demand the best, and get it. We want  our customers to do likewise.  Thejosher  Joshed  and follow lal-et- on. de;wl or alive.  This is fiie kind of material found  working for some of the best families on this const. .John is a- threat  thief, ami he is successful at it. he-  cause In- never lakes much at a-  lime.      11 is . en ut-ion   is   alwavs   on    i watch in his u|>]m-i- slope.     Women  I'.. Winchester, who: !ik(. |liln ,-,���. ., H.rVau! as iheir 1ms-  'lands cannot love him as i hey mi^ht  a hired g'irl. Women like him he-  cause he never uives anything  away, not even iheir love alTairs.  ile no savey. and does not tell the  neiulihors aliont (lie domestic do-  inp- of his master. Ile never  oossijis with ihe whites, even if lie  does drink 1 ea.      I n ('alii'orni;i. John  I lie   Kev.   A.  looks al'ier tlie Presbyterian Chinese  mission on the eoa.-t.  has taken the  si -it in] i on helialf of ('nnada   for 1 he  Chinese.      in   his   zeal   to   practise  his iron-clad doet rine upon a- race  who only hi'tiii'li at our religion the  reverend u'eiit leman seems to forget  the while people. If he is burning  with such a desire to save the Mon-  ISTot long ago I  wrote to an architect for an ad,  and this is tlie way he treats me.  In addition he desires to borrow my  lighting editor, but that cannot be.  as at any moment the office may be  raided by a. populace seeking blood,  brains or that bottle of old rye that  I ha.ve cached, and where would \\  be? Vndor the big \^i'^ likely.:  prospecting for the last bouquet  of!  Agent for  u  GIANT POWDER  KASl.o  AIXSWOh'TH  KANDoN  Visitors  alwavs  wi-lemiie.  ���JiriT   \M>   OKN.A m i:nt.\ !.  ti:i:i:s, kosks. sni:!'i'->,  vinvis.  e.ri.c.s.  0?  @  i 1  i Mir Kecept ion  iiuiilll i- lilii--! \vi- li  i-lmiei- ..,,Il>->-:i<ii, of  i!i:otMi:r.-iph-!. wliii-hai  W'irks of art and eai  flail in inli-rcs! you.    l'::rlio  <. laiuili-ii  i I'laiiiioiypi ~. iNaiii:,,.-. Knaned".! Sepias  aj    . l.il   I 'li't.al I'lio|oi;-fa|i|i.j enwr ' ���III' iViliis.  |:T. H. GOW^AH/'^'UnraVr'''  W . in    Cohnnhia  -\v,... K.,.-i.   l,'..--.la:nl, !  W : Kiel ���������; ;i ir w ;i >   ������a-I of l.iiiei.hi S;  BOURNE BROS.  A^ew Denver, B. CJ  THE Wl\i HAMILTON MANUFACTURING GO.,  IIVISTED  m v.  U  PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO,  CANADA.  fi   ^-rr-^-w "^r^ ^r6"���to,-' W^^2*^,* W'^w tear    ^U   W    W *��C. Jwl te��C Jswst W   **<z^r<z?*r<z?v*z?*  flj  golian    race   why   nol  where   the   Canadians  go to < lima ; |l!ls ],y j,js (.h,.a.|, labor caused many  will nol say | a. oj|-] io become a stranger to virtue  " '"' in order that her bodv niig'ht   have  a  word lo him. and John is tineUei  than  love al a camp nieeting. i bread.      History repeals  iiself.    r���=r ! "  So you yellow scab champions at  Ottawa if yon wantlo I'd! Canada  wiih slave labor, tainted with eastern diseasesand rotten with oriental  wide  flood t iiis great  and glorious ('ainula of the ('. I'. R. "s wiih a  yellow virus   that    will   eventually  poison the hands now st retched oiu  bars down and allow them to come i so foolishly to pat t he salVroii-tinted  I  i. i ri'i .iiioii,,- plan  In:pli-ii!'-n;-.\-'\ I  ;,li-l>���   -'oi-l.-   in   hi  rutalo^'ll., l.i l'ri|-e  I  .fenor-  .   Alo iiMill oral  i nd ni' ,~l ;������ 'in -  Wl_ JW )mC _jw  hi'   I'ruvinc'  il'- y, 'iir "nlcr.s.  .1.  IIF.NKV.  r  Valicoliv,  ^���'riiit   in  Soiisoii.  I!. !  e  of Moi  The  CJellow  Curse  In l he di.-. Mission  o\ei' the bill in ;h"  I-'edera I ' Jovern ment  at  to  (11 law a   proposing  raise   ihe   lax   on  i vice, push t he na-1 lonal door.-  Chinanien eeming iutoCanada from j0!"'" ;IIM|  .Son to Jrl'io 1 notice   that   some   of  the    members   prefer   1o   keep   the;  v*s  Fiii'' Hiu' l.i-iuoiis, .'-in- dox.cn Lai-Li'  -~!.a ni~li (liii'.ii-. tlii- .vais. :;.'.e poii.n:  Xi-W I '< >t;it<>i-~. ���'!.], i ��� I'lolllid l-'l'i'^il i-".ili.'s  -.'a,- d ./i-n Kresl: S. I'. Ham.-. I'ii-;!,-  ' 'li'iii"- lilack "1','a . -inc ii, lo-ltt-r i ha n uny  ljolon'r r; 7 r. Wi- -oil It in 1'i.ilk: yai  dn'ii't liav,- to inis any fancy tin li"M.i or  tin,' lain-'--. Special oiu - in larirc (pi'iiti-  tics. ! have al.-o a !��������' Sin^i-r sewhiir  Maehi;,, s let io -ell or rent.       Adilrc>>- -  '���'  i. 1 iox, L< ikp  M,-..  .r\  iSranciies in   ai  die I 'nit.ed States.  K.;fiil>ii-'.li<'<!    i S 1 1.  rapital (all paid nj.) ^l:2,i;()U.0(.0.(!U  beserved fund    :    :     7,000,000.'JU  Ibidivided profits :    : ],l(Ji',7:i2.72  HiiAn   oi'Fici:,   3ioM'i:i-:Ai���  -tuathcoxa a ad aIouxt 1-i'ovai., (i.C. .M.(b  i'resident.  llox. (''. A. Drummoxi.i, Vice l-'resideiit,  10. S. CloUstox. t.ieneral Manager.  of Canada, Neivfoundland. (d-eat {'.riiairr  an  t ia rt  r\  ver  New Denver  tesT~ "T^pti    ^np��C   O^JfflC  branch i  m>  Wiz>=^ Wci>^wl'jmW:._>��9)bbc_jmi=<._>^wc_jwi  narawmBBM mamma ' ./*
Seventh Year.
Jesus, lover of my sou!,
Give me 25 per cent.;
While the money in doth roll
ill be filled with sweet content.
Hide me, 0 rmr Savior, hide.
While. 1 make the dollars fast;
Safe into my safe they'll glide,
You'll receive my soul at last.
Other refuse have 1 none,
Save my mortgag-es for me;
While f skin each brother's son
For support f'll look to thee.
All my trust on thee is stayed,
To my usury I clin<r,
for my game is neatly played
'Neath the shadow of thy wing.
Plenteous "race with thee is found
Let now victims now drop in,
Let them each with cash abound,
Make, oh, make for me more tin.
Thou of life the fountain art,
Let me draw long- life from thee,
Plato with gold my marble heart.
Count my gains eternally.
China  and its dependencies  lmvti
total area of 1,-218,401 square, in
a population of •102,ii80.o0n     In  area it
includes nearly one-twelfth of the  total
area o< the y-lohe, while  its  population
includes nearly ouethird of all the people, in the world.    As compared with the
United States,  the hitter's island  pos
sessions being excluded, China has 800,-
UUO more square miles of territory  and
more than five times as   many  inhabitants.    The population'of China  proper
per square mile is 292; that of the State
of   Rhode   Island   is 25<J,' and that of
Texas (»
China is the, land where everything is
upside down. Thus in Canton the women act ae sailors and boatmen, while
the men are employed as chambermaids, laundresses, and seamstresses.
In salutation the Chinaman shakes his
own hand instead of that of his visitor.
As a mark of respect he. puts his hat on
instead of taking1' it off. Their sign-
hoards are perpendicular instead of
horizontal. In reading Chinese print it
is necessary to begin at the right hand
side at the bottom and read to the left
and up. The Chinese raise the toe of
tlie shoe and depress the heel instead of
raising the heel, so (hat they sometimes
appear to be in danger of falling over
The Tartars, who overthrew the native Chinese dynasty of China in 1644,
are the ruling class in China. There
are in the neighborhood of 10,000,000
Tartars in the empire. The ''Chinese
pigtail" dates from the Tartar invasion,
when the Tartars forced the Chinese to
grow cxies after the Tartar custom as a
mark of subjection. ThoxxRands of
Chinese were killed for refusing to plait
their hair, and even now the New China
party has as one of its objects the abolition of the old rule. There are, or were
until recently, less limn. 12,000 foreigners permanently resident in China. Of
this number 5,000 are British, 1,600
Americans, and 1,200 Japanese.
Most Christian ministers wear black
clothes The Chinese priests stick to
bright yellow, people on this side the
world signify their sorrow at the death
of a relative or friend by putting on
black garments. In China the mourning color is white. In the'J United
States most people believe that the
living have the first call upon their
charity and care. In China more precautions are taken for the preservation
of the body after death than before, and
a Chinaman will lie down suppe'rless on
his mat rather than neglect to light the
evening joss candle in honor of his
dead relatives. In most countries the]
deathbed is surrounded by weeping-
relatives, and often a minister and a
doctor are present. In China the dying
are carried out of the house and left
alone in some, vacant space to die.
There art; three principal religions in
China—Buddhism, Taolism, and Confucianism. The latter is almost without forms and ceremonies, consisting
chiefly in study and contemplation of
the teachings and works of the ancients.
Buddhism and Taolism both have
elaborate and splendid ceremonials.
Taolism is the older, buddhism having-
made its appearance in China about
1,800 years ago. It. is now I he religion
oi almost .i'nur-fifrhs (if 1 lit* people. In
the north-east and smith-west there are
•',(),(H)n,i)iio Mohammedans. Tlie Roman'
Catholics have more ihan I .'')0- »,i»>0 ad-'
hereiits and support -J!) bishoprics. The
converts m" all the. Protestant churches j
are estimated io number not more than1
oil.nun. Pack in the. reniolo interior of
the kingdom die hill i ribes are. still
nature worshippers or heal lion.
If the Chinese  ihoiiis.elves   are   to   In
believed, the Chinese, empire  has   beei:
in existence for more than  in.Oof) yr;trs,
Oilier students say that it was   founded
2,oUi.'i years before. Chris!, and   by   soinei
pohi. supposed to be  the   Xoah   of  the
bible, is considered   the   founder.    Tbej
great wall of China,   portions of   which
art* still in .evidence.; was completed 21!
B   C.    Print in.o'   is   said   to   have   been
WrVown in China as early as 2n-2 B.C.   In
I-M7A D   the   first    Kurnpeaus  arrived
in China,     in lo7-'>   Jesuit   missionaries
were sent to ('h'uia from Rome.     ! n |r,i;2
a general earihqiu.ke shook 'he empire j
and   more,   than   :'.Un,n h)   people   were, j
killed at   Pel; in   aioue.     !V;i   was   lirstj
brought to Kuglani! in   In ill.    ('omuier-1
cial relations between (-'hi n-i and Russia]
began in 1710. ;
The coiiimencenient of the establish-1
meat of the so-called -'spheres of in- j
fhience" in China was in bs!)7, when the. I
Germans seized the Port of Kiau-Chau,
on the east coast of Shantung, and
during the next month secured from
the Chinese a lease for 99 years of the
town, harbor and district. Two months
later Russia got possession of Port
j Arthur and Talienwan, with their adjacent waters, on a lease for 25 years,
with the privilege of renewal. Within
the boundaries of the leased territory,
which are as yet undefined, Russia has
supreme control. Port Arthur harbor
and the larger portion of the harbor of
Talienwan arc therefore closed to all
except the war vessels of Russia and
China. In Jane, 1898, Great Britain
took possession of Wei-Hai-Wei, and is
to hold the port as long as Russia holds
Port Arthur. Finally, the French, in
April, 1898, secured a lease of Kwang-
Cbau-Wan hay, on the east coast of the
Tien-Chau peninsula.
During the year 1S98 China imported
from all foreign nations' goods valued
at $1-10,000,01)0. During the same year
the exports of.China amounted to $118,-
UU(),00() As an evidence of which na-
iles,,aiul! 'ion has the greatest interest in China
so far as trade and commerce go it may
be stated that of the total of Chinese
imports Great Britain and its colonies
supply goods to the amount of $1.1.1,-
000,000, while of the exports it buys
about $00,000,0i)0, or more than one-half.
Most of the English trade with China
is transacted through the British Crown
Colony of Hong Kong, which was ceded
to Great Britain by China in 1841.
During the same year the United States
imported goods from China to the value
of $1H,000,000, and sent back in return
American goods valued at a. little more
than $9,000,000.
The policeman  of  Pekin  are,  or at
least were,  armed   chiefly   with  small
drums, which they beat loudly in order,
it is presumed, to let burglars and other
marauders know that they are coming.
All night long the watchmen beat their
way around the streets,'and as a natural
consequence    are   said   to   make   few
arrests.    The  pigeons  of   Pekin   have
each a light whistle tied to  their  tails,
which gives forth a loud soxmd as they
fly.   Sometimes five or six   whistles of
different  tones are attached,  and the
result is a more or less melodious confusion  of soxmds.   Tlie blind (and in
Pekin blind men and women are numerous) also use drums to announce their
coming, and warn other people to get
out of their way.   By the difference in
the sound as it  is reflected back  from
walls or pavements it is said that the
blind   Chi'iamen   can   always    locate
themselves exactly, so that they nead
no guide.   The beggars of Pekin are
another, peculiar institution.    They are
organized, and have a ruler of their
own, whose orders they are quick to
obey.   Sometimes a group of the beggars
will   gather in  front of a merchant'*
store and make such, an infernal racket
that he is glad to bribe them to go away.
Another method of extorting money is
for a beggar  to go  to a merchant or
householder and announce that unless
he is promptly paid one or  two dollars
he will commit suicide  on  his   victim's
doorstep.    If the money is refused, he
is  likely  to carry out his   threat,   in
which case the authorities may give the
unfortunate  merchant   much   trouble,
and  sometimes  blackmail  him out of a
large amount of property.
At a grand dinner the Chinese beu'in
with sweet meats and conclude with
soup. They sometimes sit at a table
for five or six hours, with a midday
interval or recess, during which bowls
are brought in and the members of the
party wash their hands and heads in
hot water Fricaseed dog- is a favorite
dish, a special breed of poodles being-
raised for eating purposes. Stewed rat
is another delicacy, and the Chinese are
also fond of eggs when they have passed
the point where even the cold storage,
man could call them fresh. Sharks'
fins, birds' nests, peacock?' livers, green
ginger, cocks' combs, and fowls' hearts
and brains are dishes which might be
found on the menu of a high-class
Chinese banquet.
CourtHlii]i in Church.
Cabins or Homes
Residence  lots  in
$15 to $200
Outlying Blocks   suitable
for small Homesteads
from $200 to $500
Apply to��
New Denver, 13. C.
Escaped the
Fire !
Thfi Gold mill Silver Jewelry
Diamonds. JiiniJS. Si'ver-
'■w-.-tre. optical <!ood* mid
Tools iOf—
You will find , him ready for
l.iu.smess nvo doors above, the
old   stand.        Send   in   your :
SI NRISK   Mineral Cia.in
Situate in thu Slocan Miiiii'ifr Division of West
Kootfenay District. WJitre located: On
West side of Climax Mineral Claim, north of
Carpenter Creek.
'PAKE NOTICE That I, F.  S. Clements of Ne,l-
1     soli. B. C, aetiiif.' as aito.nt for Johanna E.I'.
Broekhausen. F. M. C. Xo. B. i'T^l*,  and  Sidney
JL Nichols, F. -M. C. No.   li. 3fi21«.  intern!, siity
: days  from    the date   hereof   to   apply   to   the
Miiiinj.'    Keeorde.r     for   a   certificate   of     improvements for the pnrjiosO of obtaining ;i Crown
' irrant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action under section .':7 must be commenced  before  the issuance
of such certiiiciite of improvements.
Dated this aiml da v of June. A   D.. 1 r«:0.       7-5
Watch Work,  and   vou ,vj|l    *AN OOW an.l   f'°™ .STA K<   >>• :{'  Mi»-
i     • <:rul Claims.
A young g-entleman happened to sit
at church in a pew adjoining- <me in
which was a young- lady, for whom he
conceived a most sudden and violent
passion, felt desirous of entering- into a
courtship on the spot, but, the place not
suiting-a formal declaration, exigency
suo-g-ested the following plan :
lie politely handed his fair neighbor
a bible, open, with a pin stuck in the
following text (2nd epistle of St. John,
verse o): "Arid now I beseech thee,lady,
not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we. had
from the beginning, that we, love, one
She returned it with the following
(2nd chapter of Iluth, verse 16): "Then
she fell on her face and bowed herself
to the ground, and said unto him, Why
have it grace in thine eyes that thou
Khouldst' take notice of me, seeing I am j
a stranger r"'
He returned the book, pointing to the
12th verse of the 3rd epistle of St. John:
"Having many things to write unto
you 1 would not with paper and ink,
hut 1 trust to come unto you and speak
face to face."
The marriage took place the next
week. ,
W. L. Jeffery
& Son
Workers in Tin; Copper and
Air Piping and Mining
Work a Specialty
Headquarters,  New Denver
receive, the same  prompt ai-
teiition as before^
W  GRLMMETT. Sandon, B. 0-
_ |
Hill Bros.
Manufacturers of
Hauling" and Packing" to Mines,
and general local business.
WOOD    AND     COAL     FOR     SALE
Situate   in   the     Slocan    MiniiiK'    Division .of
West   Koote.iay   District.    Where   located:
On Silver Mountain, ].J  miles southwest  of
Neve Denver, li. C.
,'pAKE NOTICE that I, Charle.s S. Rashdail, of
i  L    New Denver. H. C...'i.ctiii<ras aprent for Kobert
; H. Skinner, F. M.  C. Xo.   B'17<<73.  and  Dalziel
I Cordon Smith. F.M.C Xo. H 4?><iV2, intend, tin day."
from the date hereof, lo apply lo the  Mining Re-
i eorder for a Certilie;ile of ImprovoiTiciits, for the
; purpo.-e of obtaining a Crown Grant of each of
.! the above claim*?.
And further lake notice thai action, under sec
j rion M7. must be commenced before the. issuance
; of such Certificate of Improvements.
|     Dated this 2ki1i dav of June. A. I). liioo.
Jt'CK    FRACTION   Mineral. Claim.
Orders   shipped  to all  parts of tlie
Country.      Mill at head  of
—Slocan Lake. —
Postoffice address, Rosebery.
\ SiMia.ie. in the Slocan Aliniiif.' Division of We.-t.
i Kooiena3r District. Where located: About
| two miles east of Silverton, adjoining the
i        Silverton  Boy.
! 'PAKE NOTICE That I. E. R.iinmelmeyer. free
i 1 miner's certilieate Xro. B ,'!8.'«;:i. actinp as
i asjeiit for Alary E. Kamtnelnieyer, free miner's
| eertiticate Xo] ]', :«S;iii, intend.' sixty days from
\ the date hereof, to apply to the Mining; He
j eorder for a Certilieate of Improvements, for the
! purpose of obtaining'a Crown Grant of the above
j claim.
!     And   further take  notice   that  action,  under
I section :-l7. must  be  commenced before  the issu-
1 ance of such certificate of Improvements.
|.    Dated this nth day of July, A. D., l!n><>.
STOKMOUST Mineral Claim.
New  Denver,  l{.  C.
D. McLachlan's
New Denver.
Gold  * .50 I Gold and Silver. .$ .75
Lead 50 I Grold.silv'r, eopp'r 1.50
Samples by mail receive prompt attention.
Rich Ores and Bullion Bought.
I lAOt i«tli St., Denver, Colo.
J.E. Angrignon
The Leading-
Bosun Block, New Denver, B.C.
■1.-. :3VA
To Builders:
If you want Dimension
Lumber, Rough and Dressed
Lumber, Coast and Kootenay
Oeili.no and Floorins*. Double
and Dressed Coast Cedar,
Rustic, Nhiplap; Stepping,
Door Jambs, Pine and Cedar
Casings, Window Stiles,
Turned Work, Brackets,
Newel Posts, Band-sawing,"
Turned Veranda Posts. Store
Fronts. Doors, Windows or
Glass, write to—"
Reports, Examinations and Management.
NEW DENVER,   -   B. C
Service for the year 1900
will be commenced JUNE
IOTH.      The   "Imperial
Si finite iu the SOean Minins Division of West
Kootenuy District. Where located: Ten
miles ea«t of Slocin Lftkc find ahr.ut one and
one-hall .miles cast of Seaton Creek, and
beinir a noriherly extension of the Washington.
'PAKE NOTICE That I Chas. Moore, aclinp
1 as tiifcnt for S. K. Green. V. M. C.No. B.ii7Si(i
and W. A. Jowctt. F. M. C. No. 77:) (special),
intend (50 days from the date hereof to apply to the
Mininjr Recorder lor a certificate of improvements for Ihe purpose of obtaining a Crown frrant
of the above claim.
And further fake notice that action under section 37 must he commenced before the issuance of
such certificate of improvements.
Dated this loth day of June, lfKXi.
0-21   • CHAS. MOORE.
KOSt:   MABIli   .Mineral   Claim.
Dealer in
Van Camp Luncb Goods,   Confectionery and Fruit.
Newmarket Block. New Denver
i certificate of improvements, for the purpose of
obtaining a crown   grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action under Sec,
'17 must be commenced before the issuance of such
certificate of improvements.
Dated this 7th day of June. 1900.
Situate iu the Slocan Mining Division o) West
Koolenay District. Where located: Sotnh
of Mowich claim, Carpenter Creek.
Tir>n'i-orl''f-al/oc!T^n ,,„pnc,e i TAKK NOTICE   That. I,  Herbert T. Twigg,
JLillUlteQ   taKeS\ Oil aCrOSS   i   agent for James H.  Moran,  Free Miner's
.   '   '     " Certificate No. 57932, and Charles W. Greenlee,
*V>a     HnnflTiflnf     i'-r.      fnim   F. M. C. No. 38960, intend, sixty days from th"
t!ie      UOntment     111     rOUl    date hereof, w.apply to the Mining Recorder fo
days without change.
It is a solid vestibuled
train, luxuriously equipped with every possible
essential for the comfort
and convenience of passengers. Ask your
friends who have travelled on it, or address
G. B. GARRETT, Agent New Denver.
W. F.  Anderson, Tr.iv.   Pass. Agt.. Nelson.
E. J. Coyle, A. G. P. Agt., Vancouver.
I will now sell
Solio.        Films,
•Kodaks at
American prices.   Send for prices on
:inything vou want.
'   <). S'T'RATHEARN. Kaslo, B. C
Canadian Whiskies
Bottlers of KILMARNOCK
Scotch Whiskey
REUBEN, and TAWANDA Mineral Claims
Situate iu the Slocan Mining Division of.West
Kootenay District. Where located: On
Payne Mountain, about lj miles from the
town of Sandon, B. C,
'PAKE NOTICE That I. Alexander Sproat.
I agent for the Sandon Mining and Milling
Company, Limited, Free Miner's Certificate
No. 11933. intend, sixty days from the date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for
Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of
obtaining a Crown Grant of each of the above
And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be. commenced before the issuance
i if such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this -'Xth day of April. A. D. 1!HW.
SHOSHONE    .Mineral Claim.
Established IS:*:
C^Wholesale Dealers in Wines, Liquors and Cigars-
Situate    in   the    Slocan    Mining   Division   of
West   Kootenay  District.     Where   located:
Adjoining the Chambers ami   Derby  on tlie
outh Fork nf Carpenter creek.
'PAKE NOTICE that I.   W.  S.   Drewrv.   Free
L    Miner's Certificate No. l.lSiiS for •nvself. J. C.
Holander. Free Miner's Certificate Xo.' l"KU, and.
I'harles McNichoIl. Free Miner's Certificate No.
I'liKi").  intend,  sixty   days from the date,  hereof.
t'i apply to tin- Mining Recorder for a Certificate
.of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
i .i Crown Grant: of the above claim.
'     And further take notice that action  under see-
J tion 37. must be commenced   before Ihe issuance
: 'if such Certilieate of Improvements.
Dated this loth day of Mav. A. D. Uiuo.
OUTltOlT Mineral Claim.
CfUKANT Mineral Claim.
'1'HISTLK Mineral Claim.
S.     FC.VOTIOXAI,   Mineral  Claim.
M A it Y
*. ^anananas
5ando;i, B. C.
Insurance & Mining- Broker
Nelson Saw  & Planing
Hills, Limited
Nelson, B. C.
ill. ivi. KObtrtbALt
I'iiXSl  1,'I'IX';   MKTA|,l,!'i,-i;l<T
M!xi.\"(. i-:.\i;ixkki;
Mil-! ample .■ieei.iininn(lntii':i-; !',,
md airy, and the Dining !.'
^•■iiiiple Iinoui< for Coinmeivi.
' •'• !ai'i.'i' iril'ili.T . if i,(
»'in i- ; r-.'.-i'!i..! wit!
! .Tr.-iwln-..
Til.'   r.
Ill  ' lie lll.-ll
Jonn Buckley
<^<*«i>-c>'^>c^-<^<1^^>" ■
! -Minnie in i lie  :■>!«.ran   Mieinc  Divi>.b.m  of West
i Kiciten.-iy   district.        W'lie e.   luented:      On
| Howson Creek.
i'PAKE NOTICE tiiat 1. Herbert T. Twigg,
I agent for (ieorgc W. !lui.'hes. Free Miner's
1 " ■erriiicafe No. <;i!'7."i.;tiid The Scottish Colonial
j Cold l-'ields . Ltd.. Fr.-e Mhii-r's Certilieate No.
; l::s;"jii, iiii.nil. sixty d.-iys from the dnt,. hereof, to
i apply lo the Mining Keeonlei- for (Vriiiicatc-s of
I Imphiveijieiit-:. for the iiurpi,-.' of oli; a ining a
i i 'rown i irant ol' aa -h < ■:' t he aliove claims.
! And further take iioti'-e tliat ;i>-!i>n■. liinlei' see-
nge j lion .'i7.inu~t be   oiiiinn-need  lid'on- iln- i.-siiu nee
1,-,'i    | "' Sllcll Cerlil:e.ile< , it   1 lilproVi'ineliH.
i      hate.I till- lV'h i'.iv of M.-r,-. 1:	
iiiirvii'iv,    [.:iki-vii'U     l-'rai-i ion       V!]ilia,
and   Kiipjc   Ci'ii ct i on H ] n,- r;i I ( ' I a i ni^ .
'<*$ -<J$
ew uenyer
Ad-, i-c-on :
la's.   11: !. 1111
-t'.!•]..i.'I:   Com|
pper::eJ  and I lit-ii
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I'oviilcs ample ;inii ploM.-uiit ;tcti<>iii!n<x 1;i!,i<>11 (or '..he 'r;t»c
Teli'o-i-.-iiHri  !'oi-  rooms  i>r«">uij«f-ly jctcnucd  (>>.
■ u.
al   furni-hed.
General Braying-: Mining Sup
plies and. Heavy Transportation a Specialty.
Our Bago-acre wagons  meet  all Sunday trains.
Saddle Horses and Pack Animals.
Feed Stables at New Denver.
11 EN in' STKCK,
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LEA !l     l.'ilui'KR'i'! K.S.
5® m y K
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SILVEI.'-LHAD MINE or wt.-li developed Claims and Prospects in the
Slocan District.
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"-■ A-t . Wiiiid] «g V-  3  y-  THE LEDGE. NEW DENVER, B.C., JULY 5,  1900.  Seventh Year  MINING   RECORDS  M Kirlin.  ���\V H SamU-  but can merely lessen the burden  he  imposes on them.  the following is a complete list of tlie.       rpne restrictive effect ol high wages  mining .transactions .recorded ^J^t^  on rainer3 is going to be a continuous  ���week m the several  mining unisiuns m, . . ��       r>  the Slocan.   Those of New Denve- we: e | theme tor discussion.   There are some  as follows:��� j mineral deposits that  pay  abundant  j���nei.-in.i,iii.,1'Srii!oo%r; -i Tiiiiin^ jr. | returns to the owners at the present  Annex  fr.  nv Ne.w  Denver.  ST   Walker,  A j ra te   of   Wages,    SOUie    which    barely  make a return for the capital invest  ed, and some which will not pay to  Work while present wage rates are in  force. If wages were doubled, the  line of profit would be shifted, so that  a smaller number would pay a good  return to the owners, some of those  formerly very profitable would barely  pay a profit on the outlay, while a  larger number would be made unprofitable. If wages were reduced  to a bare subsistance, or if it were  possible to obtain labor for nothing,  there would still be some deposits  that would not pay the cost of opera  tion. The local question is between  the payment of the products locally  in wages or distributing them among  the stockholders in various parts of  the world. The feeling locally is as  a consequence in favor of high wages.  L  Jacobsoii. II M Walker.  Batik- Axe fr. Silver Mountain, A .Jaeolison  Four Sucker.-:, Wilson it, Lt S Viui.->tom:.  June io���Boston, n.r Sandon, E L .hikes.  Indian*, nr Sandon. V Flemin- am  'Gem. same, 1' Fleming.  .June il���Swansea. Four Mile  cr  ford.  M ilvern. Four Mile or. Northwest MiniiiirSyn  dicate.  Africa. Granite cr. A L'JtoK-rK  General Kitekencr. same, .1 K Koheris.  June -_'&���ltioal fr. nr New Denver. C S Rashdal  June -JT-Slieridaii, Garpe.nier, J Sheridan. ^  Pembroke and Minnesota,  nr Sandon.  F  Christie.  June us- Central, Ei.-lit Mile cr, W Brasch.  .  Oree-on. Trout cr. .1 Tinlintf Jr.  Black near. same. C II Aljcn'ruiiiliic.  Echo fr. nr Sandon, T Avison.  June tti-Noll fr. McGuiirun cr, G Alexander.  ASSKSSMKNT.S.  June   l'.i-1'lMenix.     I'd-GhMi,    Hloomins'ton.  Ked Cro.��s, Lost H"ur, Freddy. l?ee.    ll���Azuc*.  i'r.--13i(.' Timber, Mary /Durham, Camden. Hur  lem, SnoA-cupi Ju"�� Bird, Black Colt, Sandon  Chief.   *!���Sinli, Flower.   Pansy.  Violet.  Black  Fox,   Lionel. Mountain   Goat.    27 ��� Butterfly,  Belfast fr. New riioenix. Nuniher One, Befsy  - Koss. Esn.'llu, Lost Tiwer, Link fr, ' Marion,  .Mountain (jueen. Lucky 3. Alice. *,i���Molliu O,  Ashland.  ���(tEKTIKlCATES OK  IMl'HO VEMENTS.  June .-to-Betsy Koss. Lost Tisur. Link fr,  Merrimac. Estela.  ���TKANSVKRS.  June lfi���Emma No H and 1,I each, J C Bolan-  (lerant'l J A Austin to T H Hohen.  Emma No 1, L T H Hohen to J 0 Bolander.  Emma No 8, j. T H Hohen to J A Austin.  Emma No i, 1-12, Amazon, 4, to each, T II  Hohen to J A Austin and J C Bolander.  Etehi Hour, \, T H Hohen to J C Bolander.  June so-Orient, 1 each, W H Sandiford to C  S Raslulall. A E Fauquier and E Stewart, Novlo,  180!).  Havana, 1-3, C MeNichol to E Stewart. Oct 1,  18U8.  Dewey. 1-3, P Altafl'er to E Stewart, Oct 1,  ISIS,  Dewey, Havana, ji each, T Avison to H G Shave  May !).  Dewev, Havana, 1-3, E Stewart to H O Shave,  May !���).*  Orient, 1, Same to same, May fl.  Orient, all int. A E Fauquier. C S Rashdall to  H O Shave, May !'.  Eia-lit Hour. 1-0, Emma No 1.1-G, Emma No 2,  1-2-1, Amazon 1-ci, J C Bolander to .JE Brouse.  June, IK.  Hastings, \, C E Smitheriiitfale to H S Nelson,  Jnne 11.  June 22���Forest Kins, Gipsy Queen, 1-G, A  Wilds to W II Brandon, June I.  June 25���Brock fr, M S Nicholson to M E Ram-  melmeyer, Sntw.  June 2!i-.Mollie O. 1-3, J M Thompson to J A  , Whitlier, Oct 13.1*97.  ST.OCAX  city   -Divrsrox.  PINCHKR    CKBKK    OIL    FIKLDS.  LOCATION'S.  June 11���Valentine fr, Ten Mile. Win Donahue  Annie Bell, Lemon cr. W H Bemish and J  KadclitTe.  12���Polly fr. 1st n f Lemon, N jtoKian.  Carleton, Ten Mile, Geo Aylwin.  Monterey fr Springer cr. II Cameron.  13���Silver Bow, Springer cr, N F McNtuitflit.  Colorado No 2. same, W R Clement,  in��� London fr. Ten Mile, Ans'iis McDonald.  18���Rosin a, Ten Mile, D Sloan.  19���Pretoria, sf Lemon cr, J Collett and FG  Maroon x.  Pretoria Nol, same, H Morbid! and O Cauture  Cluipleau Consul fr, 1st n t Lemon, Chapleau  Gold Mining-Co.  21-Skookutn, Dayton cr. M Isaacson.  Victoria, saine, II B Boie.  San Toy, Tolien cr. M Isaacson.  Ho'iteu Bay, Slocan Lake- C Hinze.  Groenirsuiire, Spi-iiiycr cr. I> II Gihsoii.  22���Emerald, henion cr, 11 Re.ichiirt.  23���JoeChamheiiain. sitroe, E odium.  ASSESSMENTS.  June 11���Black Bess No 3.' Dawn, Ooroii.-uioii,  St Lawrence. Corner No 2. 12���Windovcr. Lu  Lu. Calleron, Wilno, Liheral. 13���Emery, Ethel  K. Hampton. 1'i-Scorpioii, Diamond. Daisy.  K;_silver Tip. Black Diamond, Wellington,  Emmett, Sarstieid. Own Roe. l.s-Kanger. Skylark. Valley fr. two years; IUiilw fr, I'oiir years:  Spring Valley, two year.-,; Woodland, live years:  Susan S: Susan M, two year>: Violet. Superior.  Superior fr.'live years: Central fr. four years:  Wedu-efr. two years: Rother. U-.ther fr. three  years; Kilo No 2 fr. four years; Kilo,-Skylark IV.  five years: Saddle Rock, two years: Bossott. two  vears; Copper Jaekett. live years; o K. North  Star, five years. l!>���Eafjde. Hard Nut. Retina'.  20���loliannali,Slienandoali.Slienield, Accidental  Reno, Iono, two years: Bui.-hera, two years;  Molli'.'.. 21���South Exchange, Saxon Maid,  Matrice, Premier. 22���Bute, Silver Bull fr,  NivrhtInhale. First Lake. 23���New Phoenix fr.  Black Bird, Elk.  lKANSI-'KHS.  June 15���Star. 1; R Kurtzlials to Joe. 0 Winter.  i;j_Bonnie Boon '-. D Sloan to G McLane.  Archie McVittie returned Tuesday  froui an extended visit to the Pincher  Creek oil region, bringing back with  him several large bottles of crude  petroleum which has been pronounced  by analysis to be of a high grade.  There is a district about 20 miles  square in that region which shows  considerable quantities of petroleum  almost any where, turn over a boulder  and oil will be found adhering to it;  dig small pits almost anywhere at  random, and in most of them oil will  seep.  A settler there has a hole six feet  square, three feet deep, the sides  boarded up, into which oil and water  constantly seeps. He uses a common  cream separator for extracting the  oil, selling the proceeds in the Mormon  settlements, making a good living  therefrom. Another method of separating, used by the inhabitants of  that district, is to take cans' and fill  with the mixture; the bottom is perforated and the water runs off leaving  the oil, which is emptied out, and the  process repeated. Mr. McVittie had  about two quarts of the oil, which  was gathered in this crude manner  in less than ten minutes.  Some years ago an effort was made  by boring to find the source of the  petroleum, but the work seemed to  have been misdirected; the operator  went inside of the territory where all  the indications were apparent, and  on a prairie underlaid with a deep  wash, proceeded to bore there. At a  depth of 150 feet a heavy flow of  water was encountered and a very  good artesian well���still flowing���  was the result.  Later, others went in with a complete plant and started nearer the  district proper. This also was an ill-  fated venture, as work had hardly  begun before the plant was completely destroyed by fire. An abandonment of work followed and nothing'  has since been done.  Mr. McVittie has secured control of  a large district, and has also perfected arrangements whereby an English  outfit will drill 1000 feet in the midst  of the oil field. Further operations  will depend upon conditions, of  course. ���Cranbrook Herald.  CONDENSED ADS.  jCondensed advertisements, such as For Sale,  \\ anted, Lost. Strayed, Stolen, Births, Deaths,  Marriages. Personal. Hoiels, Leiial, Medical,etc..  are. inserted when not exceeding 20words for  2"i cents each insertion. Each five words or less  over 2 > words are live cents additional.]  SURVEYORS  | M. M'GREGOR, li. A.  ��./ ��� Surveyor and Minim.  B. C.   Correspondence solicited  Provincial Land  A.  R   H EVLAXD, . Eninneor and Provincial  Land Survevor.   Sandon.  DRUGS.  \\r     I'-.TKIiTZKl,   &   <;��i  t'V  .    Dealers in all Druc-s  n  lilies.  nd  Nelson,   B. C.  Is/linered   Waters.  1.MKST-CLASS     AIOiCATKI)     WATKUS.  ^    Thorpe & Co.. Ltd., sole atreuts for Halcvon  Wafer  TAILORS.  J      11.    CAM I'MtON,   Sandon,   Manufactures  .    Clothing' to order:   and  solicits  patronage  from all classes.  Fr-uiits Ss Ooiaftecticiaer*y.  A.   JlcI)()X.\l,[).  Madden Block, Xelson',  -     ������     -      - -;_ U.'Chocolates,   Ilig-h  inest ice Cream Parlor  ��) ,    Fruits, lee Cream. G. 15. Chocolates,   ili^li  tirade Confectionery,  in Kootenav.  To my Friends in the^ ���""'aqp^  As I have just returned from a Purchasing Trip in the East, I  am prepared to show you all the latest Up-to-Date goods.  Quality and Prices guaranteed to be right, and  All the Latest Diamond  Jevvelery  Cheaper than  any place  in Canada.  BOOTS <Sc SHOES.  rJI.UH    nuns,,  Nelson,   are  j   front with the best lin  in their line of business.  ever  in  the  if tfoods obtainable  "Wlaoleseole   iMerolaaiits.  T    V.  GlUKIi-JX  & CO., Front St., Nelson.  ��J . wholesale dealers in provisions, cured  meats, butter and etrgs.  MUJiiXKK,    liKKTOX    &    CO.,  Wholesale  JL Merchants and Importers: Liquors. Cigars  and Dry Goods. Nelson, Vancouver, Victoria,  and London, Enjr  JOHN'    ClfOLOlTCH     &    CO.,     Nelson.  ��l    Importers, Wholesale Grocers and Provision  Merchants.  The Famous KAUN PIANO The STEAKX'S BICVCLES The RAYMOND  SEWING- MACHINE The DOM EST1C, WHITE, STANDAKD. and WHEELEK  & WILSON SEWINO MACHIXES. Urooolics,   KariiiKs,   lira.;<;!H���s,   Oii��"  Links, Watches, Chains, Necklets, Scarf I'nis, Kin^s. Latest Sterling  Silver Novelties, Brushes. Combs, Mirrors, Manicure Sets. Toilet Bottles, Powder  Boxes. Shoe Horns, Button. Hooks, Daniinji Balls, Etc.  Wuare. hcii-'qiiarters for Meriden Silver Plate Ware, and Rouer's ":t$17" Flat.  Ware We also carrv a full line of Piano and Table Lamps, Brass Goods, Fire-place  fixtures. Bar Supplii.'^.'aud other things too numerous to mention. Call and inspect  my stock.       No trouble to show fronds at.  JACOB DOVER'S,  X?r\\\ mail orders receive prompt and "THE JEWELER,".Nelson, li. C,  careful attention.       All watch repairing piarantced.  ir*s^.  ijEauftjr-i.  l-r  L.   CiriitSTIlS, L. L. IL, Barrister, Solicitor,   Notary Public.     Sandon,   B.   C.,  Every Friday at Silverto... tf  ML.   GimnilOTT,  L.   T>.   IJ.,   Barrister,  .   Solicitor. Notary Public.     Sandon, B. C  Branch Office at New Denver every Saturday.  HOTELS.  iplIK LKhAX!)  HOUSJi,    Nakusp,   B.   C,,  1.    provides good accommodations for travelers.  M1K  LKLANJ)  IIOUSK,  provides good i  Mks. McDougai.I).  f'|'i'H:.B AKLINOTON HOTKL,  Slocan City.  I     is headquarters for Mining and Commercial  Men.   GETiiiNi; & Mkndkhson.  FOR   SALE.  A  D-WJClitlNG AND TWO LOTS in New  Denver.   Apply at Tiik Lkhgk Office,    tf  rJ"lH.K  1_    lot in Sandon.  Denver.  FAVSTSEiVK'     BUI LI) I NO    ami  Address, Tnk Lkdiik. New  ' 'USVUH-AL  THOl'SANt) old newspapers, at  r>   TiikLkdisk,  PRINTING-.  Cf\ lOXVULOPJiS, with your name and ad-  OU dress printed thereon, sent to any address  for 30 cents.   The Lkixie, Now Denver.  BVEnvmm  "Woman," said the corn-fed philosopher, "will never succeed in her  demand for the same pay as man for  doing the same work. The only way  to get the same pay for the same  work is to howl for more pay for less  work. "���Indianapolis Press.  Ladies, save your complexions (luring the hot days (if summer by using  one of those love.lv parasols sold by  Martin (VRoillv &��� Co., of Xelson.  California  Wine Co.,v  ��� NELSON, B.C.  Wholesale  Dealers i  Pishing Tackle  Choice Wines  and Fragrant  C igars"-**1*'"  Write for Prices.  Our Stock is the Largest in Kootenay  PHOTOGRAPHERS  tVANCOUVER and NELSON,  B.C.  Tlie largest and most complete stock  in Kootenay.    Prices away down.  Nelson Hardware Co.,��ewb-c-  Brewers of Pine Lager Beer and Porter���the best in the land.    Correspondence solicited.    Address���  R. REISTERER & CO., Nelson, B.C.  The Miners  Exchange  The only ihst-ehiss hotel in  Three Forks  Home Cookintr and best of  accommodations.   XELSOX, 11. <;.'  HEAVY   AND   SHELF  ARDWARE  Coal, Iron,  Steel, Blowers,  Water Motors,  Truax Ore Cars,  Ore Buckets,  Rails, Belting',  Packing, Wire Rope.  Tin and Sheet  Iron Workers  KA.SU;>, 11. 0. SANHOX, H. (\  Hugh Niven, I*roP-  L.K.SSON5    IN    ECONOMICS.  The study of economics has a tendency to lessen popular veneration lor  the mere possessors of  wealth  or of  the means of securing wealth  from  day to clay.    The wealth of the world |  i;; comparatively trifling-and has been j  variously  estimated  at from four to j  ten   years' production.    A  building'  over  ")0  years old  is  rare   in   this  country, and the average life of  that  form of wealth is much less than half  a century.   Other forms have a  still  shorter life,    Clothing may have  an  average life of a year, and food  does  not last so long.    The production and  consumption of wealth go on continu-1  A    MISTAKKN"    DOG.  Here is a true dog story: A family  down town having a .false grate in one  of tlie rooms of the house placed, some  red paper behind it to jjive it tin; effect  of lire. One of the coldest days, the flog  belonging to the household came, in  from out of doors, and seeing the paper  in the grate, deliberately walked up to  il and lay down before if. curling- up in  the best way to receive the glowinu  heal as il came from the lire. !!'<��� remained motionless for a few moments:  eehng no warmth, he raised his head  ami looked over his shoulder at the  grate: still feeling no heat, he went  across and carefully applied his nose lo  the grate and smelt of it. It was as cold  as ice AVith a look of the most supreme  disgust, b.is tail curled down hptwean  his legs, every hair on his body saying,  ���Tin  sold." the  doo  trotted out of the.  I  r  ''Paw," said Japheth, as they sat  on the huricane deck of the ark, "do  you ever think of going into polLics?"  "Well," replied Noah, as he pushed  the giraffe's head out of the miz/.en-  to-'-gallan'-sail, ' if I did, [ think ihe  floating vote would be all I'd have to  look after."���Baltimore American.  ASLO HOTEL  Family & Commercial.  arge  And  Comfortable  Rooms  Fitted with every modern  convenience. Special protection against (ire. Rates ��2.50  and S3 per day.  COCKLE &  PAP WORTH,  I'r<i|>rictoi'M.  Aylwin  This hotel is ih-iii- f he Enterprise, on Ten Mile creek, mid  convenient to travelers to  and from Gamp Manstield  mill Sinunr^ler mine.  G-eorgo Aylwin.  Get your Cigars  at the Cabinet  Cigar  Store  in  Are household words in Kootenay. They have  retail shops in nearly every camp of Boundary  and Kootenay. and wholesale shops at Nelson,  Rossland. Vancouver and other favorable points.  They are now showing at their many shops the  finest line of steaks and other meat productions  ever exhibited in this land of mountains, By  buvinir from them vou will always have food  that will appease your o-asfronomical desires  and render unto your physical anatomy the  strength so necessasy to keep in the front  wherever force and power are essential.  When in NELSON see our  Melson.  G. B. MATTUVW  DR. MILLOY,  T1ST  KOSSLAND.  E. SKINNER, Tailor  Fred. J. Squire,  Manager.  nor even deiyning- to cast a  "*" "| ...   .1...  are  merely  franchises to  take and j  consume an unusually large share of;  the. daily product. Anyone whose!  efforts do not add to the sum of the;  world's wealth must take, and consume '  the products of other people's labor. Here is an interesting leaf from an  Wealth   can   he  produced  onlv   bv  author's diary:���"Sold one poem, and  had   I've   returned.      Made   almost  ously, and the seeming great fortunes j ���"'-  nnr "''���" <iui��-ning-ro cast a look  at the party in the room who had  watched his actions and laughed so  heartily at: his misfortunes. That clog  had reason a�� well as instinct.���Troy  Times.  human effort, and anyone not a   producer must deprive, the producers of  enough to pay the butcher."    "Sold a  short story and came within  an  ace  f  ��  Push!!  Push  a part of their product     If such a one j of making enough to pay ten dollars  on   the   grocery   bill."    "Wrote  an |  obituary on an  ancient citizen,   and |  had Maria's shoes  mended  with  the  proceeds."     "I   must   try   to   write  inents  arc   merely  relinquishments.; enough to-night to  buv  a  gallon  of Patexaudk Bros., Nelson.  is charitable be merely restores a  part of that which he is taking, and  his  supposed  gifts to  public  move-  Its push! push!! push!!! a little  beyound what nature intended  or can stand, that ruins so  many eyes. Work neyer kills;  it's overwork���neglect���abuse  that impairs any organ of the  human system. The man of  middle life no longer able to  read with ease and comfort at  the ordinary reading distance  ���the man who foolishly refuses  his eyes aid when they thus  demand it. is pushing himself  into serious trouble, from which  a properly adjusted glass  would now save him.  Ol'i; CORSET DEPARTMENT   IS   UP-TO-DATE  IN   ALL  STYLES   AND  CRICKS.  Fred. Irvine & Co.,  NELSON, B. C.  MILLINERY���ALL Till  LATEST    STYLES    AT  LOWEST   PRICES.  fie cannot aid the public financially, : kerosene oil."���Atlanta Constitution.  Opticians, Refractionists,  Why send East for your Dry Goods when you can purchase from ns and have them by next day's mail, at  lirices AS LOW7", IF NOT LOWER, than the Departmental Stores of the East? We have one of the  largest stocks in all departments in the West���Buttons, Sheetings. Linens, Dress Goods."Silks, White-  wear, Corsets.  Gloves,   Ready-made  Shirts,   Costumes.   Carpets.   Floor   Oilcloths, Linoleums, Curtains,  Window Shades, Etc.       Write for Samples and Our Prices.  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Rl'TTEIMCK PATERNS,   ��  THE ONLY RELIABLE.  H Fred. Irvine & Co., f  NELSON, B. C.  MEN'S    FURNISHINGS  A SPECIALTY.  iw��mi��������jiiHMMUII��MliaMBIHB


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