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Array ���7  f  V  \y:  4.  -��<  ../  ���If ^* :   . H^v  *'../.        ,      --^!!!l!!lflI!HI!i!!l!!!l(^  InTimethe  Siocan Goun>   %  try Will   be   the Great   =5  Silver Camp on Mother   ==  Earth. *��� S.  ^illlllllllllillliilllllllliillllllllllillllllllltt  : ^Mi!!l!!!lll!!!liill!ii!I!;^-  H  Job Printing at This Office  = at   Prices In  Harmony  '���� With    the   ne!ancholy  j=.        Condition of Silver.  ^yiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii1^-  VbL.IL No. 36.  NEW DENVER, B. C., JUNE 6,  1895.  Price Ten Cents.  WITHOUT A PRECEDENT.  AILaw Case of Peculiar Interest to the  Mining-Fraternity,  A <jase, of peculiar interest to .mining' people, was heard before F. W.  Jordan, J. P., in Na kiisp, last Saturday. Captain Moore, John Vallance,  and Ole Peterson were charged by  M. R. W. Ratlibourne with stealing a  logy valued at one dollar, from the  Premier,, mineral claim. It appears  that they were cutting ������������:f;he right of  way across the claim for the tramway  no\v building Irom the concentrator,  and. were seen to take a los: off of this  EXTRAVAGANT PROSPECTORS  yrt  ground. Charles Rashdall, the new  magistrate in New Denver, refused  to issue summons for the case, hence  the trialat Nakusp. A.-,C. Abbs, of  Three Forks, appeared for the plaintiff and R. B. Kerr for the defendants  Moore, Vallance and Peterson were  each fined $8 and costs. They have  appealed the case to the Couiity  Court, to be held in Kaslo on July 5.  The Silver Bell.  Five men are working- on the Silver Bell. Last week a foot of clean  ore was struck about 280 feet from the  mouth of the tunnel. This is almost  the first luck J. A. Finch has had in  the Slocan.. The,/Be,lh adjoins the  Idaho and will no doubt prove a valuable property.   ,  �����?��-  A Difficult Proposition.  Fifteen hundred feet of tunnels have  been run on the TVbnderful and still  the ledge has not. been found. The  base of operations was changed to the  long tunnel last week, and the men  are now crossCutting to. the right to7  wards Miller creek. They expect to  uncover the ledge in another thirty  days.' /, . . "/  ���'������- ..-..��� .������  ���mtm*^ ��  ���  i -        ..    Why Not New Denver.  Men Who Carry Luxury With Them In-  to the Wildei'nessv  Prospectors seldom take   into the  hills any more luxuries in the way of  edibles than bacon, salt and oatmeal.  But, the same as in everything else,  the rule is occasionally broken.   C.  Brown, a painter from Nelson, went  into the Slocan three years ago, with  an outfit such as has never been seen  since; He had a sheet iron stove, two  tents, canned oysters, mushrooms,  cherries, and several other articles  strictly unknown- to a million prospectors when they are in active ser-  ���vice., Charley and his companions  found the Reco, and sold it with 12  feet of clean ore in sight for the sum  of$2;700. ;,-.���; '     '     ' .���S'-"  Tom Abriel is -weirknown- in Nakusp, and is enthusiastic in regard to  prospecting for the rich minerals that  he thinks are to be found around the  Arrow lakes. He does not pack canned cherries when he goes prospecting a bit, but charters a steamer, and,  like Monte Cristo, he steams across  the lake, a few miles from Nakusp,  and locates two claims in a new field  ''hat may Avhen opened up depreciate  the price of gold. Tom is all right as  a prospector, and will probably charter a train the next time he makes a  hurried-and, mysterious -trip to the  hills. '   '. '  DOMINION DAY.  Silverton Will Have a Big Celebration  on July I. ,  A Foolhardy Exploit.  Silverton is putuing forth a great  effort to attract the outside world to  their celebration on Dominion Day-  July 1. The citizens have subscribed  liberally towards the prizes.    Their  main street is to be graded and cleaned up, and a ground laid off for the  sports. Three beautiful arches.are to  be erected, - one at the wharf, one  fronting Hun ter & McKinnon% and  the third in frort of the Silvertoii  House. A dancing pavilion;will be  provided,���>��� ando everything done up  according to Hoyle. The event win  be the tug of war, Silverton vs. New  Denver, for which a beautiful silver  c.up has been donated; Of course the  Silvertonians desire the presence of  the New Deny er Brass Band and the  citizens generally. Nakusp will be  shut out doubtless for that day unless  they get a move on, for the Silverton  people are rustlers.  MINING NOTES,  Happenings    of    Interest   Among   the  Treasure Vaults.       .  Should, be Attended to.  Another American smelting company is seeking a location in this district. Mr. Suesman, representing the  Kansas City Smelting Co., is at present in the Slocan, getting posted on  the mineral output. He will inspect  &li suitable locations for a smelter and  then report. The company will erect-  the works on the most convenient  site.  Baseball Club Organized.  Saturday evening the office of the  Slocan Hotel was filled with baseball  enthusiasts, who had assembled to or  ganized a club. A. Sproat was voted  to the chair and C. E. Smitheringale  appointed secretary pro tern. In a  short time the preliminaries were arranged and the club organized. J  Moran wras elected captain and Alex.  Sproat secretary-treasurer. A membership list war\ opened up and ��16  subscribed on the spot to purchase the  necessary supplies. The chairman  appointed a strong committee to have  the recreation grounds enlarged and  put in good shape. Challenges will  be sent to all the neighboring towms,  and the boys are confident they can  whip the earth.  Sunday afternoon C. Aylwin and  W. Smith conceived the idea of shoot-  ingdown the creek in a canoe. They  packed their frail bark two or .'three  blocks from the lake and launched it  into the flood. Everything went fine  till they almost reached the mouth of  the creek, when they fouled a snag.  In a moment they were searching for  diamonds in the creek bed, with  enough icy liquid on top of them to  cool off their foolhardy ambition.  Smith, went ..under-the' canoe and had  a close shave. ' They mahaged to s<e  cure their canoe and get ashore,- and  beyond a thorough ducking were noi e  the worse for their exploit.  The trail between New Denver and  Three Forks is not passable for  horses, and for some time past Jim  Sheran, who carries the mail betwern  the two points, has had to pack it in  on his .back: :-A few dollars woiilcl  repair the trail and it should be done  at once.  For a Public School.  Visited by Bankers.  Thursday afternoon Geo. Hughes  arrived in town, having in tow A. H.  Buchanan, manager of the Bank of  Montreal, Nelson; C. Sweeny, dittcy  Vancouver; and A. Macnider, Montreal, Inspector of Banks. These  gentlemen had been touring through  the district and came here from Ross-  land. Their business in town wras a  profound secret, fur banking men as  a rule arc close as clams. The party  visited the Alpha mine at Four Mile,  Friday, and as a, result the ore from  that property will move out to Omaha.  They would give no satisfaction regarding the opening of a bank here,  but hinted that an agencv might possibly be established.    That's all.  The citizens are '-.waking-up to the  necessity of a school, and the residents  of the surrounding camps are abetting  them. A week ago a petition was  drawn up to be forwarded to Victoria,  asking tor the appointment of a  teacher, but it was not sent. Dilatorv  moves do not help out any cause, and  the school question is of live interest  to New Denver. There are sufficient  children here to commence with, and  the concentrator and Three Forks will  send delegations also. There is time  enough to get the preliminaries settled so that the school could be opened  at the commencement of the autumn  session.  ���*��^~  Monthly Band Meatinj  Stewart and his engineer corp have  finished the preliminary survey for  the extension of the N.&S.R. from  Three Forks to Sandon* The grade  is said to be at least 4 per cent.  Last night the regular; monthly  meeting of the New Denver Brass  Band was held in Aylwin's hall, with  President W.Thomlinson in the chair.  The secretary presented his account  sheet for the month, which with all  expenses paid, left the sum of $5.95  to be transferred to the treasurer.  Regarding where the band should  celebrate Dominion day, it was decided to give Nakusp until Saturday  next to put up a guarantee for the  boys to go there, failing which the  offer of the Silvercon people will be  accepted. Everything in connection  with the band is in a flourishing condition, and the improvement in playing quite noticeable. More players  could be added if instruments were  only available.  T. McKenzie has opened a tinshop  next the Avlwin House.  A. Smith, manager of the Surprise,  was in town Friday.  Five hundred dollars will be spent  on the Cai'iboo creek trail.  A three foot ledge of micahas been  located across the lake from Nakusp.  J. Bolander left this week to develop a claim owned by liiin near Sanson.-;.  Development work was commenced  this week on the Lydia, on the Galena  Farm,". ,*��� //::,/. ./: ''���������.���'/'������        -.���:������;���������.,   .:  Several highly encouraging assays.  were obtained fast week on Cariboo  creek rock.  A recent assay on the Nancy Hanks,  Springer creek, showred 218 ounces in  silver and..$8 in gold.    ,_,;,..  F. Richardson and A. Ferguson  went up to the Greenieaf Monday to  do this year's assessment.  'Warner & Strobeck are issuing a  map of the Ainsworth camp. About  250 claims are shown on it.  C. E. Perry, as agent for R. M.  Sherman, is applying for a certificate  of improvements on the Deadman.  W.B. Young returned Sunday from  doing assessment work on a claiin he  is interested in in the neighborhood of  Sandon,  This town and neighborhood is  practically deserted, by reason of the  great rush of prospectors to the foot of  the lake,  Geo. Long and his partners have  finished their year's assessment on  the Blake. They have -mineral "for  ,200 feet..  The Government is building a trail  for about-nine''mile's up the north fork  of the Carpenter. That section will  be an exporter this fall.  J. A, Finch has commenced to develop the Iron Crown. It is on Bear  creek and has some clean galena in  sight. Work will be prosecuted all  summer.  Charles Hillyer is in Nelson. He  and his partner, T. W. Morrow, h ~  tend to develop the Star of the West,  a Toad Mountain claim, this summer.  Development work on pro] erties  down the lake is crippled for want of  trails. This is an excellent opportunity for the Government to display its  generosity.  Heck man and McKinnon keep pegging away at their claims on the  Mountain Chief trail. Both ledges  have converged at a depth of 20 feet  and now show two feet ot* quartz.  The baseball boys and city teamsters have been enlarging and grading1 .the'recreation grounds all week.  As a result they surpass anything in  the district.  A postoffice will be opened at San:  don, with E. R. Atherton at the  wicket, as soon as the red tape necessary for such events is unravelled ly  the'.Government.  ^ Pasre 2.  THE   LEDGE.  .Soeoiatl/Year  he  geirge,  Published every Thursday,  R.     T.    LOTTERY,    EDITOR    AND  ���:-': FINANCIER.'   :  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  GNK YKAIt . ...- ...:'......... .'���...... .$2.00  Transient Advertising, 25 cents per line 'first insertion, 10 .cento per line subsequent insertions,  nonpareil measurement.  TO CONTRIBUTORS. -  Correspondence from every part of the Kootenay  District and communications upon live topics  a ways acceptable. , Write on both sides of the  paper if you wish. Always send something good-  no nutter how crude. Get your .copy* in while it  is hot, and we will do the rest.  of California, and says that in Texas  people are still eating three times a  day.:.  BARRISTER,  OOLICITOR and Notary Public.  New Denver, B. C  G  1895=7  CURBS  TH (JRS DAY, J QNE 6, 1895.  Work on all placer claims, legally  held, is laid over until August 1. Tiiis  notice is given free, as the Government is short of money and cannot  afford to advertise such matters in  mining journals.  The British Trade Journal, of London, Eng., in a recent financial article, stated that the boom in mining  in .British Columbia next fall will exceed anything that Australia or South  Africa has ever seen.  & COLDS  AM Soali  ii  lb. u.  New Denver. B. C.  ELEY,  HAS in stock Millinery, Hosiery, Ladies' Underwear. Dress Goods, etc,  A lar_;e quantity of House Lining at very low  .prices.-- .  Gall and inspect the Stock. -  $2  66  99  EOSSLAND, B. C.  / iUR Stage Line meets  v>   Lauding. .:���.<���".  sail Boats arriving at,Trail  Unions of any kind are beneficial,  when governed by men of good sound  sense. When they are not. they are  a curse, and will blight" a camp  quicker than a band of tax-gatherers;]  Beware of any union that is dictated  to.by bilious anarchists. Remember  that all men of that stripe want is  notoriety, and a chance to grow rich  on the fees put up by the backbone of  any country���its working men.  North Forlc Trail.  The Government is expending- $500  in cutting a'trail from Three Forks to  tap the claims on the north fork of  Carpenter creek.    Two  miles of the.  Trail is,already finished, and T.   M.  Gibson and his 14 able assistants ex-,  pect.the; remaining four  miles to be  in   a.  few days.    The course of  the  t<'ail is along the east side of t-he north  fork, and ends at  the west fork of  Ca: pinter creek.    The trail will benefit ��� he-Silver Key/Roulette, Dolly  Varclen,   Phoenix, Cordelia, Evening  Star, Blake, R W T, New Columbia,  Silver.Bow, and many other claims,  several of which promise t_> be shippers in a few months.  STANLEY    HOUSE,  NELSON, B. C.  I)EST Rooms and Board in the City.   Hot and  >   Cold Water.   Bath Room for tlie use of the  Guests.   Rates reasonable.  MRS. McDONALD, Prop  THEGRANT HOUSE  Sa,nciorL, 33. O.  p OOD Meals and comfortable Rooms make this  lj   Hotel a pleasant place for travelers to stop at.  ARCHIE GEANT, Prop  New Denver, B. C.  OOTS and Shoes made to order. First-class  work. Imperial Calf for fine shoes. French  Goods specially adapted for Miners' and Prospectors' use.   Goods warranted not to rip for. one year  n  ARROW LAKE,  TS now open for the accommodation of eruests':  1   Rates, ,$1.50 to!S2.50 per clay. Batlis  25 cents '.each., or 5 for S'l.'  For further  particulars write to the proprietors.  DA.WSON, CRADDOCK & Go  DOCTOR  Bur-on City wants a posto/_ice and  some more population.  The,Government will build trails  up Eight Mile, Ten Mile, and Springer  creeks. This is a result of Colonel  Baker's visit.  A s.idewa 1 k has been laid from II.  T. Twigg's past R. B. Kerr's otfice to  tlie Hotel Slocan, a stairway miming  down the hill.  F. Bourne, of Bourne Bros., general  merchants of the leading towns of  West Kootenay, looked in on his local  . re preventatives Friday.  It is reported' that all the men working on the K. ���& S. R. will be paid in  Kaslo. This, will benefit the city but  work a. hardship on the men who are  compelled to go, so far to get their  wages.  S. R. Briggs is at Silverton, altera  trip to New York, Texas and Southern  California. Be reports plenty of  money amongst the orange growers  PHYSICIAN  AND  New Denver,  SURGEON.  C  T EAVES Kaslo for Ainsworth, Pilot Bay, and  xj Nelson on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, at 8 a in;-Thursdays, at ii a m; 'Tuesdays and  Fridays, at 8am  Leaves Nelson for Pilot Bay * Ainsworth and  ���Ka.'.o ou Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays, at a pin; Tuesdays and Fridays at 0 pm  Close connection is thus made between Take  points and all incoming and outgoing trains of the  CPRatNelson.  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.  The above schedule is in effect May 18,1895, subject to change.  J _S. WAUGH,       GEO. F. HAY WARD,  Purser. Master  Nakusp & Slocan Railway  TIjULjS  card.  m EFFECT APRIL 5TH, 1895.  1 *���  TRAIN LEAVES  NAKUSP  TlIItEE FOJtKS  Mondays at 8 o'clock Mondays at 13 o'eloek  Tuesdaysatia     " Wednesdays at 9   "  Fridays " Saturdays "  Close conncctio)i made with tlie Columbia river  boats for all points north and south.  This schedule is subject to change' at any time  without notice.  For further information apply to  J: S. LAWRENCE,  Trainmaster  Nakusp, B. C.   *  M  The a Quickest:  East;  Capt. Vanderburg, Master.  Time  Ta/ble.  LEAVES Nakusp on Tuesdays and Fridays, at  7 a in, for Loon and  Halcyon H<>t Springs,  Hall's L-Hiding, Wigwam and"Reve st >ke."  Oi Mondays aim Thin s lavs the boat leaves N-";  kusp for Burton City, at 7 a m. ���  P.M. YINGLING&Co  Steamer 1 eaves Nal.itsp 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  GEO. McL. BROWN,  District Passenger Agent,  Vancouver  D  im Mis ^Mt^m  railway;  Nelson  & Fort Sheppard  RAILWAY.  ALL     RAIL    ROUTE    TO     SPOKANE  The only through route from Nelson, Kaslo,  Kootenay,Lake and all Slociin,  '"  Poirts. .- ��� '.: -  Daily   (Except   Sunday)    Between  Spokane and Northport.  Tri-Weekiv Between Northport and  Nelson.  Leave 8:43 a.m.     ; NELSON;       Arrive 5:25 p.m  Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, trains will i'un  through to Spokane,arriving same day. Returning  pas-^engers will leave Spokane at 7 a.m. Tuesdays,  Thursdays,Saturdays,arriving at Nelson at 5:2-5 p.  m., same' day, making close connection -with the  steamer Nelson for Kaslo and all Kootenay lake  points  Passengers for Kettle Ri^er and Boundary  Creek connect at Marcus with stage on Mondays  and Wednesdays, Thursdays and  Fridays,  Passengers for Trail Creek mines connect at  Northport wi th  stage daily.  Ul  LDIBIA _ KOOTENAY  Steam. Nav. Co., Ltd.  -THSv_C__G O-A-IRJD _>To. T.  In Effect on Monday, April 29,1895.  REVELSTOKE   ROUTE-STR. LYTTON.  Leaves Revelstoke, south hound, on Tuesdays and  Fridays, at 4 a.m., for all points in West Kootenay and the south.    ,  Leaves Robsoii. north hound, on W'eflnesdays and  * Saturdays, at 8 p.m., for. all points east and  west, via the C.P.R.      ,-,..:.. .wr-yu,h-'��� -���..  NORTHPORT    ROUTE-STR;  LYTTQNv  Leaves Nortluiort, iiprth. hound, on Wednesdays  . and Saturdays, at 1 p.m.   .    .,*���':,.-'..;...,-. :!.,..,.'������-  Leaves; Rohson,.south hound, on Tuesdays and  Fridays, atG.p.m.  - ..���   ''���<���'���   ' ;''     ��� ���  Stages ram in connection with the "steamer from  Trail Creek Landing to Rossland.. :.  '"  JiASLO'ROUTE���STR.,NELSON..* *:  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo^Oh Tuesdays, at 5:40 pm;  Wednesdays, at 4 p m\ Thursdays, at 5:40 p m;  ;:*   . Saturdays, at 5:40 p m.   Connecting on Tues-;  days, Thursdays., and Saturdays.with N & SF  Railway for Kaslo and'lake points.; v ������������������'���'*���  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson dn'Mondays,- at 4 a-m;  Wednesdays, at 4 .am; 'Thursdays, at 8 ix.ni;  ������* Fridays, at 4 a m.   Connecting- on .MondayPf  Wednesdays, and Fridays with IST&FrS:Rail-  way for Spokane... ��� ��� ,   '. v ,;  ;.���,  Close connections with Columbia:&��� Kootenay'  Railway at- Nelson for points n or th- and sOutli.".  BONNER'S PERRY   ROUTE���STEAMER  NELSON. ..-,.. ,.-  Leaves Nelson for Bonner's Ferry on Mondays  and Fridays at 8:30 a in.  Ijeaves Kaslo for Bonner's Ferry on Mondays aiul  Fridays at 4 a in. ������* ���'  Leaves  Bonner's Ferry for Pilot  Bay, Nelson.  Ainsworth and Kaslo, on Tuesdays and Satur-  davsat ii a m. '.-������������'  Con nects with east and west hound trains on. the  Great Northern Railway-. .     ..     ���  The company reserves the right to change this  schedule at any time 'without notice.,  . For full information as to tickets, rates, etc., a'p  ply at the Company's offices, Nelson, B.C.    .    '  T. A.LLAN, Sec'y.   .   ���   J.W.TROUP,  .*.'������"���   Nelson, B. C^ Manager'  .. y 1  * Second Year.  THE LEDGE.  Page 3  C(EUR D��ALENE NUGGETS.  Prospected   for the Benefit of Former  Residents of tliat Camp.  WALLACE.  F. J. Heller has leased the Carter  House.  Miss Anna B. Ford has been engaged as teacher of the Burke school  for the next term.  The Poorman and Tiger mines paid  off Wednesday, and the usual effect  was seen in commercial and convivial  circles. '.,���������'.  John Wood had his left arm broken  Tuesday, by a scaffold giving" way on  F.F. Johnson's residence, causing: him  to fall 12 feet.  Ben Schneider's little daughter, six  years old, fell into Prichard creek, at  Murray, Wednesday, and was drown^  ed.   The body was recovered an hour  -.later;   . v ;������'���"��� .--,,.-: .'  Frank Camp had another section of  his finger taken off Wednesday at the  , Sister's  hospital  by Dr. France.    It  was amputated some'-..time ago, but  tlie wound did not heal and a second  ,  operation became necessary.  Ex-Mayor H.L. Frank, of Butte,  one of tlie owners, of the Poorman, has  been inspecting the mines oh Canyon  creek. When askedN whether any  improvements were contemplated on  the Poorman, he said, "No; \yd will  continue to work the mine as at pres-,  eht, b,ut we do. so ait a loss, for with  the present price of silver the output  of fcl^e mine simply goes to ipiiy the  miners and railroads and nothing is  left for the dwriers. The stockholders  are coftte'ipplft^  mine foi^ a tiihe, but what action they  will take 1 do not know."  '.;';.-. WARDNER.  Tuesday night a son was born to  the wife of John Conley.  The little daughter of Thos. Jones  is lying very seriously ill.  Mrs. Francis, Jenkins is having the  Campbell residence; repaired and fitted up with the intention of moving  .into it. .' 'v%.-'  Mrs. James Fredericker, livi.ig between Wardner Junction ard Kings-  ,ton, gave birth to twins Friday night  ���a boy weighing nine pounds and a  girl eight.:  ;; John Long has closed a deal for the  erection of a ten*stamp mill on a gold  property he is interes.ed in in Montana, lie has gone to superintend  the erection of the mill.  County Commissioner Jim Ly le  commenced a few days ago to biiild  a dam in Slaughterhouse creek, intending to stock the pond with German carp. The pond will be 80x200  feet. There is some doubt whether it  will be completed, however, as he got  a. few colors of gold on Wednesday,  and he is seriously thinking of sluicing out the whole g^^^^  The long looked for reply from the  Bunker Hill and Sullivan Mining and  Concentrating Company to the petition of Wardner's citizens, asking the  company to resume work and pledging the support of the signers as a  protection against lawlessness, has  been received. ���'We will open the1  mine and resume operations within  two weeks," the company says, in effect, "if the signers will agree to the  publication of the petition, together  with the names, to prove the genuineness of the promise to stand by the  petition and the company."  Headquarters of the  Nakusp & Slocan Railway.  THE GATEWAY OF THE FAMOUS SLOCAN MINES.  SUPPLY POINT TO THE RICH CARIBOO CREEK CAMP.  GOLD, SILVER, AND MICA MINES CLOSE AT HAND,  GERTA^^ LARGE    TOWN.  For Price3 of Desirable Property; and Particulars, Apply To  Agents for  the Nakusp Land and Improvem        Company,  I 00-102 CORDOVA STREET,  VANCOUVER  B. C  TMootoii MeSawill  (Works at Kaslo, B.C.V    ���   - v!  Foot of Hendryx Street,   Nelson.  A fall stock of Lumber,  rough and dressed, laths,  shingles, sash,doors,mould -  ings, etc. Clear and dry  fir flooring and ceiling for  sale at lowest prices.  G. 0. BUCHANAN,  HENRY DAWES,  Ajyent"*  Proprietor  Dealers  OEMEitAL MEECHANDISE,  NAKUSP.  B. C.  ���awiili.  HAVING-placed some new  Machinery in our Mill,  we are prepared to furnish  all kinds of Rough and Dressed Lumber and Shingles at  greatly reduced Prices.  ��� PRICE" LIST ���:���  Rough Lumber, narrow, $10 oO  " " wide, 311 00 to 81 ���_ 00  Joist and Scantling, sized up to  18 feet long, $11 00  18'to 24' 812 00  21 'to 30' SIS 00  Flooring, T & G, 6 " .       $20 00  " ������*.*������'     4 �� 822 00  V joint Ceiling, ^ " $2200  ti" Rustic, 819 00  Shit)lap, 814 00  Surfaced Drcs-red. $13 00  A liberal di-:count on large orders for Cash,  PETER GENELLE & Co.  KASLO, .B.,G. \  COAL,    lEON,  STEEL,    TRACE IROff,  ORE    CARS,  And All Mining- Supplies.  Full Stock on Hand.   Branch Store at Thres Forks.  THE  LELAND  HOUSE,  Kaslo. B. 0  CONVENIENTLY situated   to   the  steamboat  \J   landing.   The bar is one of the best appelated  in thej-ootenay District.  Tie Kaslo Transportation Co.  Notice to the Public.  QTAGES  Leave Kaslo   and   Three Forks, for  0   either place, every morning at 8 o'clock  Satisfaction  is   Guaranteed.  JAMES DELANEY,  Lessee  A. J, SCOTl-  Manager Page 4.  THE LEDGE.  Second Year  KASLO BREEZES.  News Picked up oil the Streets of Our  Baby City.  CHARLES W. McANN,  BARRISTER, &c,  MINING LAWS   A  SPECIALTY.  A. Jardine and Miss F. Metz were  married Saturday.  F. Fortin is opening, ouc a restaurant in the McDonald building.  Dr. Rogers will be the medical adviser for the railway during coristruc-  ���'���  tion./'' '���      . . .������ ,'  ������ '/    - /  L. J. Gustav & Co. have opened an  hotel and restaurant in the Spokane  building.  A slight strike occurred among some  of the men working on the railway  Monday.  M. Campbell and wife are recent  locators in Pilot Bay, hailing from  Battleford.  Louis Dancereaii and Walter Bull  have commenced work on the Nabob,  a claim lying close to the Blue Bird  mine,     "'  Kaslo spent oyer $600 in prizes on  the 24th. There; was a big crowd  present but the cold weather interfered sadly with the sports.  A saloon is being opened up in the  store formerly occupied by Garland  In a short time there-wjll be more gin  mills in -Kaslo' than any ; other iiidus .  try.  '���:������:-���<:<:-'        ' ''������'������'���'","'��� ���������������'���'."��� '   '  Lane OTilliam and Wagner have  bonded .(^Spokane men two;6f.tlieir  claimsin'the Lardocountry. ; Work^  will foe commenced on   them iii a  , short time.     ' - '  One hundred and twenty-five;hqrses  to be used on the construction of the  rail'vay, were brought in on the Nel  son Wednesday.    They   came from  Bonner's Ferry.  T. CummingS' Of the Adams House,'  Kaslo, was stabbed in  the arm'"ote  Friday evening by Joe Long.    Long  had Ins trial Monday, when a fine of  $25 arid 'costs was inflicted.  Alex. Smith, manager of the. Surprise, returned from the east on Saturday. He will commence work on  the Surprise as soon as the snow will  permit of supplies being taken to the  property. >.���'.;  Joe Chisholm, a well known character about the city, died on Sunday  morning. He wasi much addicted to  imbibing alcoholic stimulants, and  this no doubt shortened his; earth] y  career by several years. His relsi-  tionrrlive near Acton, Ontario. Joe  made a living by. painting, and was  ho one's enemy but liis own. He was  only a wreck on'the ocean of lite, but  the" grass will grow just as green  over poor Joe's grave as it would if  he had been a millionaire.  KASLO CITY; B. C.  N.D. MOORE, Pres:  R. McFERRAN, Sec'v  c Dealers in  Pianos,  Organs,  Musicians:   Supplies, Sewing: Machines, arid  Supplies.  SPOKANE,  WASH.  JOHN W. GRAHAM &   Co.,  WHOLESALE  Books, Stationery, Office Supplies,  arid Wall Papier.  CONCENTRATOR, THREE FORKS, B.C.  and  HP Hay and Grain in Car Lots to the Trade.  ies.  Great Eastern Block.  SPOKANE, WASH.  DR. A. 8. MARSHALL  DENTIST  KASLO,  B.C.  Graduate of American College of Dental Surgery  Chicago.  Office: Over;Byevs'Hardvyare store. ��� .'.  M..'/#, BRUNER, M. !>.,  Physician and Sukgeon.  Ttree, Forks,       -   j   B. 0.  A   FULL Line.of Drugs and Prescription Reme-.  Ji_   dies kebt on ha,nd. '.' _ .\'   ^  DOCTOR  J. F. B. ROGERS,  KASLO, B, C. !  Graduate of Trinitj^'University, Toronto.   Member of college Physicians and Surgeons, Ontario.  BRUNSWICK    HOUSE,  THREE   FORKS,   B. G.  ������'-'������������ :0 :.'���������������... '���'. ���.  THIS Hotel, under new mankgenfent, is c ne of th^ feest in  the country. The Rooms are comfortable and the  Dining Room contains the best the market atfords. Don't  miss it when you go to the Forks. '  LOWES & CLAIR^iProprietors  131  l^olesate Produce Merclisantsj  : o :  0j handle Dried Fruits, jFresh   Fruits, Butt^a_Eggs,  Glieese, Bacon, Hams, and Lard. :  .: c.  V-ificouyef, B. C.  e  9  THREE FORES, B. C.  Mining Machinery and Supplies.  GelierkiM  ^^^ K^ Etc., Etfe.  Tram Lines Gonipl^te with Brakes  Cars, Rails, arid All Other Requisites  Best   Furnished  Rooms   j  in the City. j  T. NORQUAY, Prop  RQSSLAWD WAIFS,  Mrs. W. A. Allen, of Nakusp, will  erect hero a $4,500 hotel.  The sum of ��500,.000 has been offer-  d and refused for the Le Roi.  An.ore bin of 1,000 tons capacity  is being put up at the Le Roi.  Cobalt has been discovered as one  of the adjuncts of Trail creek ore.  J. M. Burke has taken up the bond  on the R. E. Lee and Maid of Erin.  Eight hundred and twenty-l,\vo tons  of ore were shipped   out from the Le  Roi, War Eagle and Josie last week.  The Le Roi people have contracted  to supply Boston and New York capitalists, headed by Capt. H C. Thomp  son, with 75,000 tons of  ore in two  years.  R. STRAIHERN,  Je^welerl  KASLO CITY.  B.C.  CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED.  x__=-* '"iejrte_r '"^_r<_x��'o__ft_.  The only practical Watchmaker In  the Kootenay District. Orders by  mail receive prompt attention  ALL WORK GUlMNTEEl).  Goods bought rigrht oti*; no com-  mission charged.  Fair selection; immediate returns.  Shipping' tag-s furnished free upon  request. n  ���There is HO DUTY on Purs or any  other goods we handle.  j^-Write for Circular giving- Shipping' Directions and LATEST MAS*  SLTSX P3SICES.  B  \m HOUSE i {  Incorporated.  200=2 S 2 First  branches:  HELENA, MONT.       CHICAGO, ILL.        VICTORIA, B. C  ^.C_okfi&Bo_emanSts. 128BicMgan St. 19 Langley St.  WINNIPEG, MAN.  ITS Princess St. ''-Second" Year.  THE   LEDGE.  Pasre 5  /  LOCAI- ASSAYS.  4''     M  ��  L-ittle   Twinklers   Crowded    Cut  From  Their Accustomed Nook.  Revelstoke, B. C.  I#^  Dan Fry came in on Monday from  Bonner's Ferry.  .Capt Firzstubbs spent a couple of  days here this week.  The docket at the Nelson court of  assize this month will be light.  There was a slimly attended dance  in Shannon's hall, Friday niglit.  Sunday afternoon baseball games  are proving a strong drawing card.  S. T. Walker is talking of moving  his wife arid'family in from Vancou  ' v.civ'V,'"','������ ��� ,":<* ���-.  W.McKinnis, of,Findlcy,Ohio,who  was here a year ago, arrived in last  week. ���    ���  D. A. McDougald, of Nakusp, has  gone to tlie White Sulphur snrings in  Utah. ..  "���' ���.-���.������.'.:.  Analytical   Chemist and  Assayer.  ORE   of  any   kind   assayed.     Nickel   Ore  Specialty. ���  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  pURRIE'Mineral Claim ~Situate in tlie Slocan  \) Mining Division of'West Kootenay District  Where located: South side of ��� Gold creek, Slocan  lake. ��� ;���  Take Notice that I, Hei bert T. Twigg, as agent  ���for James IL Currie, free miner's��� certificate No.  ol.S-O, intend, sixty days' from the date hereof, to  A})]fly to the Gold Ccniniissioneri'or a certificate  oi ^improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Gra'nt of the above claim.  And further take notice that adverse claims must  hesent to the Gold Commissioner and action commenced before the issuance of such certilicate of  improvements.  Dated this first day of May. 1805.  'Certificate of Improvements.  J. Findley, representing the B. 0.  Iron Works of Vancouver, arrived in  Tu  H. C-   McDonell, traveling freight  agent of the C.P.R., was in town  few. days ago.  Teasday & McKay are getting out  the lumber for S.,M. Whartoii's'., big  hotel at Rossland.  I  ������ notice. ���������.'������;,'���"���  OUDOUN Mineral Claim.���Situate in the Slocan  Mining' Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located: At the confluence ol-.Sandon and  Carpenter creeks.  . Take notice that I, J. M. Harris. No. 50.917, for  myself, and as agent for G. M. Sproat, free miner's  certificate. No. 53,817, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof i to apply to. the Gold Commissioner for  a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of  a Sohtainiu"'a Crowir grant of the above claim.  And 'further rake notice, that adverse clain.s  must be sent to the Gold Commissioner and action  commenced before the issuance of such certificate  of improvements. ' "*.."���'.  D-it'cd this istli day of May, 1805.'.-.  J. M. HARRIS  .   May 1<>. ���'  P  ertiiicate of Improvements,  X Fred Hume, MP. P., is in Revelstoke,, and will talk to his Slocan constituents in a few days.  Rev. Mr. Nicholls, hailing from  Ontario, has been appointed to this  circuit by the Methodists.  Creek, to SUp(llTlltend the extension Of   lor Robinson Morton Sherman, free miner's eertifi-  the Government trail in that camp.      o.ate.N.o. i>3,^} intend, eo days.from the date herc-  1 o., to a:rply to the Gold Commissioner for a certiii-  T. Henderson, agent   and. Operator   eatecf huprovenientsforthc purpose of obtaining  at   Rosebery,- has   been   transferred  a ^^" Sr^SS S' adverse claims  here; vice  R. R. Col Well, resigned.    ���   must bdsent to tluiG-old Commissioner and action  _ "       _._...'_ | commenced before the issuance of such certificate  J. Kelly. Durser'on the W.. Hunter,   onm^rovements  who has spent the last six months in     ����������"**�����'  the east, returned to his duties Tuesday.  ���''������'������        NOTICE. '. -  DEADxf AN Mireral Claim.--Situate in the Slocan  mining division,of they West Kootenay Dis  trict, B. C   Where located: Between the Bonanza  King and Texas, oh north side of east fork of Car-  7k  .   NEW DENVER, B. C.  Provincial   Land, Surveyor.  MINERAL Claims, Mines, Timber Limits, etc  . surveyed..  '%  I  "PO  ${4 \ ��"*_<'  _____&  _  Dated this 30th dav of May, 1805.  CHARLES E. PERRY  Assoc. R. S. M., London, Eng.  isrs'w ��� _Di_s__<r'v__n_=5/, s.o  W'.l t V]  Assayer an  __S7"Pronri>t return on all samnles.  lameralogist.  Wfellew.Harvey, FX.S.  VANCOUVER; B. C ,  Mining Engineer,  Analytical Chemist, and  Assayer.  Assav Office and Metallurgical Works.  Certificate- of Improvements.  NOTICE.  VANCOUVER,, MOUNTAIN BOOMER AND  V ZILOE Milleral Claims ���Situatein the Slocan  Mining Division of W est Kootenay District Where  located: _'. .Ijoining one another on south side bi  Four Mile creek, Sloc.in Lake.  Take notice that I, Herbert T. Twigg, as agent  for Edward Mai ion, irec miner's certilicate No. 51,  '031,'and Henry L. Mahon, free miner's certificate  No. 5 i,318, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Gold Commissioner lor cei tifioates  of -improvement!?, for the purpose of obtaining* a  Grown grant of each of the above claims.  And further take notice that adverse claims must  be sent* to tlie Gold Commissioner and action commenced before the issuance of such certificates oi  improvements. .'���..'.''���  Dated this lOCi dav of M'av, 18!)5..  ������   .    ���" liERBEKT T. TWIGG  ..'May 23,1895., ��� . '' .  c__n.fyj_-_-i  3ST&-W   _Derrvr<3:r, 33. O.  am _iii%i__��_i��___aimr-T_��  Eveiy thing' in First Class Order.  Meals Served at all IJours.  Best of Attention to Customers.  .JA00B80N & Co  THREE FORKS.  SILVERTON  _e_Tj:]^^  o  Dealers in:  Dry   Goods,  ���Foceries,  E__tro>yftr_mwyi-i  ardware.  B  -fTSTny} u nwimniy wn i *�� wilIihj1* i .-MHH'jip^.ii'ii1 ln^__-^_fTr^^l^.'lT^_F-Tn^  _..  -rosneetors.  Postoffice and Money Order Office in Connection  ��p_.-w-!  \N  1      _  _Lm_ai P  NAKUSP, B. C.  TOMFORTABLE Rooms, Good Meals  ^ and Careful Attention to Guests  makes this Hotel popular with the  Traveling Public,  D. A. IV'CDOUGALD, Prop  New Denver. B. C.  BBSLjmg , ' 111  ts  Satisfaction  Guaranteed  PRANK'DICK  Three Forks, B  AS the only Billiard and Tool Table in tlu*  Slocan. Choice lines ol Cigars, Tobaccos and  Fruit. Tlie Barber Shop in connection is the best  equipped in the District.  II  Nelson, B. C.  Merchant Tailor.  Full Line -of'Suitings and  Trouserings always on hand.  -GO TO-  R/S. WILSON,  ���tiik-  SLOCAN TAILOR  Sixth street, New Denver.  T A TEST-Styles, perfect fit. Fine En.-rlish tweeds  jj and -Worsteds. Latest desiirns iu fancy imported pan tings and summer overcoatings.  Fox's English Serges and the celebrated Tyke  serges always kept in stock.  Fancy Vestings, etc., etc.. Page, 6.  THE   LEDGE.  Second Year  MINING RECORDS,  Recorded at New Denver, for the week ending  ,, June 5, 1��95  .:.'���''���������'��� TRANSFERS, '",.*   ��� ���" '''   ,  T, McGuigan to G. Ferguson���Full payment on  Surprise No. 2,according to agreement. Recorded  May oO; amount, ��2,377.30.  W. P. Russell to George Fergusons-Full payment on Surprise No. 2, on April's. Recorded May  31; amount, *?2,377.30;  P. J. - Jennings to G. Ferguson���Full payment on  Surprise No. 2, on April 8. Recorded ou May 31;  amount, $5,870. ������  S. T, Walker to J. T. Sherman���J in La Paloma  on May if.   Recorded May 31; amount, *��800.  John Vallaneelto A. J. Murphy����� in"Clarence,  on March 11.   Recorded J unci; amount, ��1.  W. 11. Adams to J. IL Thompson -A in Crescent  on May 28.   Recorded Junei; amount,!?!.  J. B. MeArtaur to W. H. Adams���Whole inter-  et in Crescent, on May 22. Recorded June 1;  amount, .-l.    ,  H. W. Harris to John H. Thompson���J in the  Mollie O, on May 27. Recorded June 1; amount,  .SioO.:'. .  F. W. Hunt to J. G. McGuigan���1-5 in Northern  Belle, on June 1.   Recorded June 3; amount, ��100.  Nels Nelson to W. Thomlinson���1-6 in Evening  Star, on June 3.   Recorded June 4; amount, $1.  W. C: McKinnon to C. E. Smitheringale���1-6 in  Nancy Hanks, on May 29. Recorded on June 5;  amount, $1.  .���;.������; -;  " .  BOND.    ''..-.*  Received"'money on bond, which entitles Chas.L.  Arnold to 1 6 in tne Lucky Jim, Roadley, and St.  George, and \ in the Moses, on May 18. Recorded  June 3.  '-'".' ^.ASSESSMENTS.' '.'; .  Comstockand Silver Cup���M. Maurier, on May  ���3t>.,.������;..::'(y.  ���        *., :-,,'������ . ,' ���������;���,:  Ruth, Despair, and -Hope���F. P. O'Neil, on May  ,30..,..;.* - .-'. ,,.,*-;* . ( ���  Boston, Bear Paw, andNapoleon���J. D. Reid.on  June 1.  First Extension���J. Mark, on June 1.  Cosmopolite���D. K. Macdonald, on June 5.  Dungaven���W. H. Robertson, on June 5.  . .-��� Niles���N. K. Franklin, on June 5.  -     LOCATIONS.  Victoi'ia���Near head of Slocan lake, on.May 24,  by P. S. Hamilton and J. L. Davis.  Mahoning���On Carpenter creek, May 30, by R.  R. Cohvell.    ,. ���     _.  St. Paul No. 2���On Carpenter c 3 eek, May 30, by  C. E.Perry and J. CockeJl.  Peabody���On Carpenter creek, June 1, by W.H.  Crawford.  ���������<���'���  Morning Star No. 6���North of Springer creek,on  June3, by M.Isaacson.      ���..���..':-."'���-.  Watti*p.*oof��� On* Eight Mile,,on June 3; by J.  Butler and A, Steward.     ,  Riverside���On Wilson creek, June 3, by George  Hudson.   -"������'.  Heck���South fork of Springer creek, June 3, by  Nets Nelsoa.  C dumet���South fork of Soringer creek, Tune 3  by W.R.Clement. '  Northumberland���On Springer creek, June 3, by  J. Popham.  St. Lawrence���Extension of Northumberland,  June 3, by J. A. Mclvinnon. .;.'���'  St. Croix���Extension of Bondholder, June 3, by  J. S. McFarlane.  Mar.d���On Wilson creek, June 3,by J.Kelly and  F. G. Fauquier.  Caledonia���On Carpenter creek, June 4* by J. R.  Campbell.  No. 3���On Springer creek, June 4, by T. Sherman.  Horfensia���On Springer creek, June U, by S. T.  Walker.  No. 1���On Galena Farm, June 4, b3r C.Anderson.  Vicksburg^���On Springer creek, oh June 4, by T.  D: Tobin and W.' L. Callanan.  Gettysburg���On Springer creek, on June 4, by  W. L. Callanan.  Shiloh���On south fork of Springer creek, June 5  by T. D. Tobin.  Sunnyside���Bear Lake, June 5, by W. C. Mc  Lean.  LEDGE CROPPINGS  H. M. Martin has returned to Three  Forks from the coast.,  The Slocan Store Co. are opening a  branch at Sandon. Louis Dancereau  has charge of it..  J. Ryan, late of the firm o? Freeze  &Co., left for Northport Monday, to  enter into the hotel business with a  moneyed man from Calgary.  Capt. Hold en, druggist, of Three  Forks, will shortly be a resident here.  He will occupy store room in the new  Teasdale block. The captain will  bring* his family in from the coast.  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. -.''';,'',��� '���.'  < *..'''���;   ������'���'-���+/  Notice of Assignment.  ATOTIOE is hereby given that Joseph Almoure.of  ���LY* the town of New Denver, and Province of  British Columbia, trading as the Balfour Trading  Company, has by deed, dated the loth day of May.  1895: assigned all his personal estate, credits arid'  effects, which may-be seized and sold under execution, aiul all his real estate, to John Weatherill,  of the said town of New Denver, Merchant, for the  purpose of satisfying rateably and proportionately,  and without preference, or priority^ail his creditors.  Said deed was executed by the.said Joseph Almoure  and the said John Weatlierill on the 15th day of  May, 1895. All creditors are requested to send full  nartieulars of their claims to the said trustee on or  before the 20th day of June, 1805, after which date  the trustee will proceed to distribute the assets of  the said Joseph Almoure among the creditors of  whose claims he shall then have received notice.  Dated at New Denver,   B. C, the 15th day of  May, 1895.  JOHN WEATHERILL,  R. B. KERR, Trustee  Solicitor for Trustee.  Creditors' Meeting.  V MEETING of the creditors of the said Joseph  ii. Almoure will be held at the Balfour Trading  Company's store, New Denver, B. C, on Saturday,  the 25th day of May, 1895, at 10 o'clock a.m.  Mav23, 1895. ���:.������'.,  IS prepared to sell all Lines of Goods Cheaper than ever  ,     Lefore.  YOU WIIX  SAVE YOUR HONEY  if you buy your Goods from him at  s_A.^riDOisrr  -    v__x.  HOTEL SIL^TER.TOlSr,  SILVERTON, B. C.  OOD; Rooms.   Dining Room furnished with the best in  the Market.    Stables in connection with  the House.  The Bar has all the choicest Liquors in use in the Kootenay  District.  rn  "__?.  Front Street, Kaslo.  Prospectors' Glotiling a Specialty.  Grain Leather Boots. Heavy Plain Leather Boots.  Knee and Hip Gum Boots. "Boss of the Road" Overalls and Jumpers.  Fur Felt Hats, Wide and Narrow Brims.       Woolen Underwear & Sox.  Grey Blankets. '   Light Drill Tents,   v  Sa TEAS  New Denver, B. C.  MANUFACTURERS OF ALL KINDS OF LUMBER  AVING- our own barge, we  are prepared to deliver  Lumber to any place on Slocan Lake, j Special attention paid to Orders from Mining Men.  a  Is the Metropolis of the  Slocan District, and  ,v��i.  ���  For -." :1:-:- .''���.;;:' -(j-:: '-f-     '���",>,*-*;....  CHOICE BUSINESS AND RESIMNCE LOTS  Investors wPl consult their own  Interests by consulting  New Denver, B. C.  f  NEW DENVER, B. C.  The Traveling Public  Will find all the comforts of a  home at this Hotel.  The Rooms  Are large and airy, and have  recently been beautified by the  latest designs in wall paper,  The Dining Room  Is supplied '���.���'���with' the best the  market affords, and the cuisine  is very superior.  The Bar  Is stocked with the choicest  brands of  wines,  liquors,  and  cigars.  STEGE & WINTER. PROPS

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