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 :.****��� -:.:_.'- ���>"'  ' n  li  u-Ht ���,y.v.*Y ^i xo^5*.   ^//,  j  .111  y:'0RIA*v.-**S��  -...',,:... .,': *^Il!ll!l!I!i[|l!!ll!!l!!l!^,  'In Time the Siocan Coun= =  try Will be the Great |j  Silver Camp on Mother   ~.  ; Eartn.... <   . . :==  "'   ^llillllllilllllliillllllillllillllliilllllllllll^  ^!l!!H!!!!!ll!!!!HH!!.^-  _tr ������-"'..  =; Job Printing at This Office  = at  Prices  In  Harmony  g With    the Tle^ahchply  �����=' Condition of Silver.  %i:IlllUlilIlilll!lllllilililllllli��llllillUii.^"    .  Vol. II. No.  Ol  NEW DEN VER, B. C., JUNE 13,* 1895.  Price Ten Cents.  OitB; SHIPMENTS.  Record of tlie Mineral Being Handled  ���...-���'���'.    vOvei'tlioN. & S. Railway. ,'��� .,  Last week three carloads of ore left  Three Forks, the first to go out since  April,IT. It came from the Reco and  was billed to the Tacoma smelter.  With this shipment the orehouses at  the Forks are emptied and many  moons will shine ere they be so full  as during the past winter. The only  shipments in vi'ew at-present are the  monthly contract of tlie Slocan Star,  for 200"tons, to the C.P.R., aid the  ore from the Alpha. The first has  not vet begun, because of bad roads,  and'tho. other is delayed for the 443rd  time for reasons not made known to  the public.  From the initial shipment on September 13, 1894, till January i, 1895,  the Slocan mines sent out over the  Nakusp & Slocan Railway:���  Alpha mine 771\ tons, valued at   $ 77,125  KASLO ASSAYED.  Murmuri-'.gs of Life in the Baby City by  .'' Kootenay Lake.  mountain Chief ,9iJ  Slocan Star 1,0311  Fi-h'jT Maiden 47J  Njhle Five 87  Mn.ue-ota Silver Co   15  R__o 4JJ  Idaho 63  Last Chance 15  9,I_5  108.150  'd',775  8.700  1.500  4,__5  6,000  1,500  Total  %&k  $215,100  Since the first of the.year the list,by  the same route shows:��� v        *..,;  January 1-31  February 1-28  March 1-31  April 1-30  1,397 tons, valued at  :SH tin,  88ttons  1,327 tons  DATE.  June 4  MINE.  Rcco  WEIGHT.  52* tons  ��139,700  Kl,i00  88,400  132,700  VALUE.  $ 5,250  Black Diamond Money.  The Nanaimo-Rossland Mining Co.,  wit h a capital of ��� ��� $500,000, has been  organized in Nanaimo, to carry on a  '.general, mining business, especially  at Rossland.*|C."N. Westwobd, James  McGregor,^Alfred Jenkins,t W. K.  Leighton and Thos. .Eitchin are; the  trustees.  Tlie Ruth is a Daisy./'  The force on the Ruth has been increased this week. This --claim' is situated across the gulch'..Jfrom the Slocan Star, and Sandon people assert  that it will surpass the latter, The  tunnel is in 300 feet and shows five  feet of clean ore in the breast. A  crosscut of 12 feet has been run without striking the foot Avail on either  side. The Ruth will be a heavy  shipper this fall.  More Capital for Trail.  The St. El mo Gold Mining Com pan v  has taken out articles of incorpcr"itio'n  in Spokane, with a capital stock, cf  $1,000,000. The incorporators are R.  E Coe, F. C. Loring, E. D. Olmstead,  Geo. W. Crane, and F. E. Snodgrass.  The St.' Elmo mine is located on Red  mountain, in the Trail creek camp.  It adjoins the Mountain View claim,  and has one of the largest veins in the  camp | running through its entire  length.. It is certain to prove a valuable property.  There was a large influx of visitors  during the week.  -,'��� There is a good ���''���prospect of an hospital being built in'the near future.  The schoolhouse, moved to the top  is ready again for occupa-  KETTLE BELLY BROWN.,  Tells Us Some Attractive Yarns About the  ������.���.'.'���"',' .'.    0Id Days.  of the hill,  tion.  Another  Gething &  saloon ,on Fourth   street.  Kin man opened up on Sat  urday  ; Building will have to begin soon,as  there is not a vacant house or cabin  in the citv.  Tlie creek is now behaving1 Itself,  thanks to the Keen interest taken in  it by the citv fathers.  Plans are being prepared for a new  fire hall, to include a council chamber,  offices, and police headquarters.  The owners of the steamer Alberta  have oi ened an office in the Dardanelles block, Front street, with D. W.  Moore ia charge.  Sunday's excursion to Pilot Bay  and other lake ports on the steamer  Alberta was well attended, a large  crowd going; from here.  '^George -Pettit,, of Victoria, has-  leased the Potter building, on Front  street, and opens this week a large  stock of gents' furnishings. ���  Bert Campbell,' Si. Simmons and  Henry Covington, who own valuable  claims at the ^cad of Fry creek,have  gone up to do development work. ���   -  The work of grading the Kaslo &  Slocan Railway is going ahead very  fast, almost l,0C0nien being employed. There is no.doubt about the road  being ready at the appointed time.  The prisoner recently sentenced to  30 clays, which time he was to  on the creek, on being taken to the  Idaho for breakfast, went into the  washroom, opened a;;window and  skipped. \'  The council has brought in a bylaw  to exempt the railway lands; plant,  station grounds, and right of way  from taxation for 10 years. It has to  be voted on on Monday,"17th instant,  when "we shall see "what we. shall  see." Feeling is very strong in the  matter.  Several lots and houses changed  hands last week. Among others, J.  D. Moore gets the lot next his building on Fourth street, then sells 33 feet  on Fourth street, 50 feet, deep, to the  Blandy Bros., $_50 being the price in  each case. This sale, with others,  was consummated through J. W.  Sanders.  We met Kettle Belly Brown the  other day. Brown has a ranch a few  miles from Nelson, and is the man  who once flagged the fast express on  the C.& K. Railway to find out the  time of day so that he could set his  alarm clock. We met him in the  baggage car, and recognizing that lie  was a '4(Jer by the manner in which  he chewed tobacco, we wound him up  and he spun the following:        "They, call me Kettle Belly Brown  and I came across the plains in '40,  and I have done nearly everything  since then, except preaching. Talking about preaching, did you ever  hear the story about the blacksmith  who once turned preacher in a new  settlement? He, had noticed that  preachers were pretty well dressed,  and apparently had a better time  thani he, so he quit blowipg the bellows, and, being well educated, he  struck a job of preaching in a Methodist church, his pay to be half cash  and tlie balance in rve. His preach'-,  ing did not suit the Methodists and he  had-to resign.; After trying nearly  all the other denominations and being  fired from each, he called a convention of the elders of the different  churches, and told them .lie would  like to know what,to preach them so  that he could suit, them, ,as it was impossible for him' to get along without  the 'rye. '     '  "I went to church'once long ago in  Virginia City. Another fellow and I  had been pi a v big faro until I had but  $7.50 left, and he $11. We jumped  the game and went td church. When  the fellow came round with the plate  to get the rake-off, I put in the $7.50  and went broke right thereby ; The  fellow with the plate neverforgot it,  and that one little deal helped me out  wonderfully during my stay in that  "MIXING- NOTES,  Happenings    of    Interest   Among   the  Treasure Van Its.  city. "���  The train stopped here and Kettle  Belly toddled over to his ranch, the  locomotive afterwards continuin g the  even tenor of its way to Robson.  The Grim Destroyer���Death.  D. A. McDougald, of Nakusp, while  on his way to Salt Lake City, died on  the train at Glenn's Falls, Idaho, last  Friday morning. He had been ill  with consumption for a long time, and  only recently returned from the Sandwich Islands. He was a native of  Ontario, and had lived in California  and British Columbia for the past  eight years. As proprietor of the  Leland' Hotel, in Nakusp, he "was  well-known and popular with all  classes. He was identified with public matters wherever he lived, and  his demise at a comparatively early  age will be regretted by a host of  friends. 1/eceased leaves a wife and,  three children, who have the sympathy'of tlie-whole district in their  f. The mining receipts for May at the  sub-recording office in Nakusp were  f?35.;: /������'������ *'-\A: "y v'''';.'''';';'-";':^:':  The Ora Grand a on Cariboo creek  will make a shipment when the trail  is finished.  The Noble Five people are considering the advisability of putting in an  aerial tramway.  Poker Smith and Black Jack  Cockle have made a couple of rich  strikes on Cody creek.  Wm, Thomlinson has purchased a  third in the Even ing Star, on Springer'  creek, from Nels Nelson. This claim  adjoins the Morning Star.  McGillivery and Shannon are opening up their property recently, staked  on Ten Mile. They have a beautiful  showing of six feet of dry ore between  walls.  A. Harrison has a bonanza in his  last staked claim, on Eight Mile. Tire  ledge is 50 feet In width, 17 feet of  which have yielded the average assay of $85 in" gold.  Eeckman and McKinnon have obtained assays of 96 oz. of, silver and  $15 in gold from their claims on the  townsite. The talc ran over 50 oz. in  silver and $8 in gold.  Messrs. McKay and Richmond have  tumbled or to a good thing just behind the sawmill.. It is a ledge . of  gold-bearing .quartz, from four to 10  feet wide, and easily traceablo for a  fifth of a mile. A surface assay of ��12  has been realized. '  . J.Findley,when last in Vancouver,  obtained specih" cations of ore wagons,  and on his return here sold half a  dozen vehicles. They- will be extra  '���heavy, and ;capable; of bearing up six  tons. TheLondon Carriage Factory,  in the Terminal City,, has the order.  This is opening up a new line of business. :' ; . -";       j' I'luf ,*yy::-*:L.'  Hig_i Returns;  A mining bureau, and a banking  agencv will commence operations on  Julyl.  R. G. McConnell, of the Dominion  Geological Survey Department, with  H. Y. Russel as assistant, arrived in  last week from Ottawa. Thev organized a party under Jack Watson, and Bob Cohvell, late C. P. R. operator  are now sizing up the country round here, has gone to Sandon, where he  -.he lake. Thev will be in the coun- will probably open out in the tobacco  try all summer/ ��� and cigar business.  sad bereavement.  Frank Dick, the assaver,'obtained  phenomenally high returns upon a  sample of rock from Springer creek  last week. The figures were $314 in  gold and 8 to 15 ounces in silver.  This'was from a specimen taken from  the Morning.Star, a sixth in which  was recently purchased by F. Bourne.  Springer creek will develop some uncommonly fine properties.  Silverton's Celebration/  The citizens of Silverton are busy  with their preparations for the celebration of Dominion Day. They are  going about it in a systematic "manner, which promises success. They  have an array of liberal prizes oh the  programme, which wrill follow in the  line of the recent Denver affair. The  New Denver Brass Band have decided upon taking part in the fun, and  they will be a drawing card: They  are to be the guests of the Silverton-  ians. Many will go from here to take  in the ball in the evening. Pasra 2.  THELEDGE.  Second Year  l_-I)J��WWWil|.,l���M.IJ��Ut.U��UIU|UJtJb,l_.ll_Jli.'J' ���'  CCEUR  D'ALENB NUGGETS.  Prospected   for tlie 1 Benefit of Former  Residents of tbat Camp.  WARDNER.  Mrs. E. A. Bevis has gone to join  her husband in Leadville.  Snake river strawberries and cherries are now among the luxuries offered for sale here.  Judge Albert Hagan still continues  in a precarious condition and his recovery is doubtful. His son George  is still confined to the house, but is  improving.  . D. H. Turner, nephew of Hugh  Turner, died on Thursday night, aged  36." Death was caused by consumption. He had resided in Wardner for  four years.  The Tiger mine at Burke closed  down on Thursday night. Seventy  men.W0re discharged, but a force of  ten has been retained to do prospecting and 'development work.  The petition :sent to the Bunker Hill  and Sullivan people to open their  property has been published. . It contains upward of 200 names.of citizens  pledged to support the company.  Joseph Ehrlich, of Barger & Sears'  meat market, was knocked down on  Saturday morning in front of his place,  "of business. His assailant struck him  a' heavy blow on the back of the  head, but made his escape unnoticed.  The wound inflicted was severe and  caused the blood to flow freely. No  clue has yet been obtained to the  cowardly assailant.  WTALLAOE.  John Cassey is very low in the hospital with pneumonia.  M. A. Muir, the grocer,, has reniov-  ed his store from Cedar street to the  foot of Sixth street.  The little child of John B. LeFever  died Tuesday at Gem. It was taken  to Mullan for burial. A  James Curran, from the Tiger, is  in the hospital, suffering from lead  poisoning in the hands.  Tom Cassidy, who had his leg  broken a few days ago at the Poor-  man, is getting along nicely.  Win. Dooley, of Burke, has been  discharged from hospital, where he  has been nursing a broken leg.  Wm. Cross' farmhouse, near Medi-  mont, was completely destroyed by  fire Morday night. The family is  left destitute.  John McLaughlin, of Gem, had  three fingers of his right hand badly  smashed, Thursday, by a falling rock  at the Frisco.  Thomas McAvoy, who strained his  back by lifting heavy machinery at  the Poorman last week, has recovered and returned home from the hospital.  A letter was received this week bv  MulIan parties from Longmaid Bros.,  stating that they would start up the  Morning mine in due time.    They  will pay full union wages.  Harvey, the two-year-old son of  Mr. and Mrs. Barger, of Burke, died  last Thursday. The child got hold of  a box of sugar coated pills and ate 15  of them, causing his death before  medical assistance could reach him.  The funeral took place to this town on  Saturday.  AROUND  THE  STATE.  John Gehrig and Alexander Stret-  chen attempted to cross Wood river,  near Shoshone, in a wagon, Saturday.  The current carried them down the  stream and both were drowned. The  body of Gehrig was found the next  day.  Ex-Congressman G. W. Dorsey, of  Nebraska, has arrived in Lemhi. He  is president of the Lemhi Gold Mining  Company; is examining the valuable  properties of his company and making preparations for extensive development work.  J. Williams, two or three days ago,  uncovered a rich ledge of quartz 2$  miles above 0. Corder's ranch, on Indian creek, 25 miles east of Boise on  the old stage roadi He had been  sinking prospect holes for some time  before getting the ledge. Assays  show the rock to be very rich, specks  as large as pinheads being freely  scattered through it. He has procured an outfit in Boise to open up -the  property., f  The Secretary of the. Interior has  decided the Boise military reserve  strip case ih favor of the property  owners as against the ^Government.  The land involved is a strip about 80  feet in width, which has been claimed  as a part of: the military reservation.  John, Krall claimed the larger portion  of the strip, while other property  owners claimed the balance. There  has been a great deal of difficulty in  determining the  vexatious question.  The Nabob and Christalite, two adjoining claims on Pine creek, owned  by George Stone, H. M Ross and L.  W. Gay, have been undergoing de-  velopment for some months past. The  property is six miles from the railroad, but a wagon "road will be completed to it within two Weeks. They  have a tunnel in 125 "feet, 75 feet being on the ledge. . The solid ore encountered is heavy galena, assaying  15 ounces of silver per ton. There  are 3�� feet of concentrates."  ; ,*  Pocatello indulged in a smallpox  scare last Sunday which, however,  proved to be a false alarm. A tramp  floated in Saturday night and was  gathered up by the vigilant police  and housed in the bastile of the city,  which stands among the mud pits at  the north end of Front street. Next  morning the fellow had a rash all  over his face, and the police at once  scented smallpox in the air. The  mayor was nouified and all the M.D.s  in town chased up. The investigation  developed nothing but a choice crop  of whiskey pimples.  -vXS^^USSSSIS^*!  Is issued at New Deliver, B. C, on Thursday.  Wet weather, snow slides, hard times, or the  sheriff never   hinders its   publication.     It  comes out just the same.  Does not dream of making" a million out of itr  but he expects to get a luxurious living. In  order to do this it is necessary to have cashable material, and the world at lar^e is cor-  '���������:* :... ��� '        ; ��� ''" .-   '���..'.���'..'..���' ..-:,-���        <--? . ..'  V  dially invited to dig up enough money to pay  for an annual interest. To accommodate the*  public we do ; ;  At prices that do not discord^ with the despondent price of silver. Second Yea-F,  THE LEDGE.  Page3  THEKOOTENAY HOTELS  Some oi' Tlieir Characteristics Slightly  Chirograph ed.  The hotel-keepers'doing business in  the Kootenay country  are tolerably  fair specimens of the human  race.  Most of them speak    English,   and  while, as. a rule they are not  artists  in compounding mysterious morning  beverages that will suit every   taste,  most of them are able to tell rye from  Scotch.   Some of them know   more  about pounding a drill or skinning  mules than thev do about making  life -:.pleasant for   weary travellers,  but,   they are mostl y very good fel-  . lows,; some a little lazy,   but   still,  #ood fellows.    Their houses   are far  superior to what we have seen in  other districts.    It is true that the  rooms are principally telephone,  but  that has its advantages.    When   you  desire anything all you have to do is  to whisper and your wants are supplied, without, having torring   a bell,  and,   after waiting an age   pay the  bell-boy four dollars for   bringing up  John Collins or some of his near re  latives.    The telephone  room   . has  saved many   aJife, by enabling the  bartender; to rush Mr.   Collins to the  bedside of adying guest, ere it is too  late to save a thirsty sbul.    It may  be lieart-breaking to lie awake some  night   listening   to your   neighbor  telling his wife a tale of woe, but  with all its faults the telephone room  never loses its accoustic properties.  The landlords have always been  good friends to the press. The press  has reciprocated the kindness by  never publishing long sermons on the  causes of red noses, or endeavoring to  divert trade from the booze factory  to the gospel mill.  Ainsworth has two of the most intelligent landlords we have evei  known. We drifted into that town  last winter when everything was  stiil and serene, and tarried ovei  night. When leaving we threw a  twenty on the bar to settle our bill,  and to bur surprise he shoved it back  and said. "You do not me anything.  You are anewspaper man, and I recognize the fact that if it, had-not  been for the free advertising the press  lias given the Kootenay country, it  would not occupy the position it does  to-day. I appreciate the value of the  press and my house is always free to  you." We were amazed. It was the  first time a landlord had ever refused  to take our collateral, and We went  away rejoicing" that we had met. the  most'intelligent bonii'ace in the   uni-  V  ���  Headquarters of the  Nakusp & Slocan Railway.  THE GATEWAY OF THE FAMOUS SLOGAN MINES.  ������V>./':-.:^  GOLD, SILVER, AND MIGA MINES CLOSE AT HAND  CERTAIN   TO   BE   A   VERY    LARG^E  For Prices of Desirable Property and Particulars, Apply To  Agents for  ihe  Nakusp Land and Improvement Company,  I 00-1 02 CORDOVA STREET,  VANCOUVER   B.C  verse. The other day we '.returned  to Ainsworth and stopped at another  hotel To our surprise che landlord  of the second hotel would not take a  cert from us, stating that he never  charged news], a [Or men anything.  We warned him to be careful, or lie  would ha v.e ed i tors from Nelson a nd  o_ her small towns always with him.  This is no josh. We are giving true  facts, and  there will always    be    a  bright spot in our "-memory   for the  landlords of Ainsworth.  How different the treatment we received from , one each of Nelson and  Revelstoke's landlords. Both hotels  had received this paper for nearly a  year before we called for the pay.  The Nelson man said he never ordered it, and that the little local papers  were no good,- and he only wanted  coast papers..' He was not intelligent  enough to know that the most interesting portion of the coast papers  is stolen or credited matter from the  Kootenay press. We made him a  present of the bill, and apologized  rbr having sent him the paper at all.  The fellow at Revelstoke- wanted  proof that he had ordered it, and  commenced a $100' argument for a $2  account, but eventually loosened up  and paid the bill with bad grace and  two American dollars.  The Kootenay hotel man is nearly  always generous, and often feeds a  broken prospector, when many a  more pretentious class would 'turn  him away from their doors.  Dealers  OENEftAL  MElCHAIfDISE,  NAKUSP.  B. G.  The Audience Smiled a Smole.  In a city, not a thousand miles from  Providence, there died the other day  a well known and respected citizen  who had successfully failed in busi  ness three or four times, and ''whose  widow it is believed, was pretty well  ii>:ed In consequence. He was a pillar of the church, in fact, an ostentatious and highly ornamental pillar,  and the church gave him an elaborate funeral, but the devil must have  had a hand in the selection of the  hymns. Tlie audience snickered  when the choir sang: "Failing, still  tailing," and a broad smile suffused  its countenance when this was' followed by:  ���'Jesus paid it all."  Dealers  in  Pianos,  Organs,  Musicians'   Supplies, Sewing Machines, and  Supplies.  SPOKANE, '���-..- - WASH.  EL  ARROW LAKE,  1_3'now open for the accommodation  of guests  .   Rates, ��1.50 to #2.50 per day. Baths  25  cents each, or 5 for #1.   For further  particulars write to the proprietors.  DAWSON, GRADDOCK & Co  JOHN W. GRAHAM &   Go.,  WHOLESALE  Books, Stationery, Office Supplies,  and Wall Paper.  Great Eastern Block.  SPOKANE, WASH.  The  awmi  LELAND  HOUSE,  NAKUSP, B. C.  COMFORTABLE Rooms, Good Meals  ^   and Careful Attention to Guests  makes this Hotel popular with the  Traveling" Public.  D. A. McDbUGALD, Prop  AVINGr placed some new  Machinery in our Mill,  we are prepared to furnish  all kinds .ofRoiiffh and Dres-  sed Lumber ami Shingles at  greatly reduced Prices.  PRICE LIST:  Roii_;h Lumber, nan*ow,  ���'������"���*       wide,  010 ()0  .j $11 00 to $1*2 00  Joist and Scantling-, sized up to  18 feet long-, ?11 00  18'to 21 f�� $3 a 00  21 'to 30 ' $13 00  Flooring, T&G,0 " $20 00  .    "        '������'.    4 .".-������.    ��� $22 00  V joint Ceiling:, J" $22 00  G " Rustle, $li> 00  Shiplap. $14 00  Surfaced Dressed $13 00  A liberal discount on large orders for Cash,  PETER GENELLE & Co. Pasre 4.  u&  THE   LEDGE.  Second Year  he  2����&g��,  Published every Thursday.  R.     T.    LOWER!,    EDITOR    AND  FINANCIER.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  ONE YEAR -..���������  .$2.00  Transient Advertising, 25 cents per line first insertion, 10 cents per line subsequent insertions,  nonpareil measurement. c  TO CONTRIBUTORS.  Correspondence from every part of the Kootenay  District and communications upon live topics  always acceptable. Write on both sides of the  paper if you 'wish. Always send something- good-  no matter how crude. Get your copy in -while it  is hot,and we will do 'th. rest.  burst, and most of the prospectors who  went there from, the Slocan have returned. The balance would- return,  but are unable to do so owing to lack  of funds. We wTarned the boys last  fall to keep away from Coolgardie  and stay with Kootenay, where water  is plentiful and the mineral prospects  brighter than almost any other part  of the world.  THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 1895.  MORE NAMES WANTED.  A larger list of names is wanted  for the many new claims. Prospec  tors ought to carry a dictionary and  evolve new names instead of using  the old ones over and over. There  are plenty; of Stars, Eurekas, Surprises, Echoes, Last Chances, etc.  Thousands of names have never yet  been used, and we see no necessity of  any repetition whatever. Prospectors  often apply strange names to their  properties, a prominent mine in Colorado being named the Holy Moses.  A prospector aping that name called  a claim near Creede the Jumping  Jesus, but the recorder considered it-  irreverent and would not allow it to  be used. In order to help out the  boys we suggest that some of the following names be applied to new  claims: Colon ei, Professor, Doctor,  Captain, General, Straight Flush, The  Tragic Queen, Etc., The Flowing  Bowl, The Little Cub, The Ledge,  Sow Belly, Bacon and Beans, Flap  Jack, Old Glory, Johnnie Bull, The  Golden- Stairs, The '"Kitty,. Pass in  Your Cheques, Old Nick���all very  appropriate and suggestive.     .  No agricultural fairs will be held  in the Slocan this year.  Marriage is the only 1 egal ized lottery at present allowed to do business  in.Canada.  The bicycle is a stranger in the  Slocan. Th is is on e bl essing we are  thankful for.  You may have this paper free for  two years if you will send us a copy  of the Nakusp Ledge of June 21,1894  The forest fire is about due. It lias  always done well in the Slocan and  no doubt will be fairly prosperous  this season.  Many springs of sparkling water  are to be found along the mountain  roads, and .in some places thoughtful  persons have left a tin can for those  to drink out of who come after them.  We always look upon men who do  these tilings as public benefactors, and  before fall we hope to see every roadside spring in the Slocan supplied  with tin cans or other drinking ap  pliances.  The CooJgardie gold   bubble  has  There is a great deal of fun poked  at the New Woman fad by the co mic  papers. The new female is depicted  as smoking cigars, staying out lodge  nights, and doing many other things  that the men have always monopolized in the past. We still prefer the  Old Woman. She knows more about  cooking a beefsteak, which is a better  occupation than riding a bicycle in  bloomers, as the New Woman does  AsicrflU Ssale & Mills,  EOSSLAKD, B. C.  \n  '��� Stage Line meets all Boats arriving atJTrail  Landing.  66  TiYSY  9i  Some say that the men working on  the Kaslo & Slocan Railway will be  paid at Kaslo This would certainly  benefit Kaslo,. but work a hardship on  the men. Others say that the men  will be paid where they work, which  would be more satisfactory to the peo  pie of Three Forks, Sandon and New  Denver. Wherever they are paid it  is to be hoped that-the 'men will be  paid promptly, and not humbugged  the way the poor railroader has been  more than once in this province.  EEAVES Kaslo for Ainsworth, Pilot Bay, and  Nelson on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, at 8 a m; Thursdays, at Si a m; Tuesdays and  Fridays, at 8 a m  Leaves Nelson for Pilot Bay,, Ainsworth and  Kaslo on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays, at 3 p in; Tuesdays and Fridays at (5 pin  Close connection is thus made between take  points and all incoming and outgoing trains of the  CP Rat Nelson.  The steamer is newly equipped in every particular, is lit throughout by eiectricity, and contains-a  bathroom and aHmodern conveniences for the  comfort of passengers.  The above schedule is pi effect May 16,1895, subject to change.  JA.S. WT"AUGH.       GEO. F. HAYWARD,  .Purser. Master  & Slocan Railway  ____:_*! o__K,r>.  IU EFFECT APRIL 5TH J835,  TRAIN LEAVES  NAKUSP  THREE PORKS  Thursday last was the fourth anni  versary of the death of Sir John A.  Macdoriald. In commemoration of  the event an "In Memoriam" wreath  was placed upon the desk he used  to occup,y in the House of Commons,  while a large vase of roses, his favorite flower, adorned the table in the  centre of the legislative hall. As  with Disraeli in the Mother Land,  Canada's Grand Old Chieftain will  never be forgotten by his devoted  followers.    ������      . ' ���" '."���'<.  The bye-election, recently held in  East Lillooet, has resulted in the return of the Government nominee, Mr.  Stoddart, by a majority of 12, over  the Opposition standard-bearer, Mr.  Prentice. The latter was successful  in the general contest held last year  by a plural ity of one, but corrupt  practices were alleged. Rather than  go through an election trial, the contestants agreed to fight if; out again  after the session closed, a special bill  having been passed to that effect.  This has been done with the above  result.  Mondays at 8 o'clock Mondays at 13 o'clock  Tuesdays at 13     " *' "     ' Wednesdays at 9   " .  Fridays   ,.-.'."     - Saturdays "  Close connection made with the 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  ������f":::':ff��':   J- S.vLAWRENCE,  '������.'.''������.-,' Trainmaster  . Nakusp, B. C.  .  a9  Sptae Falls ^ t  RAILWAY.  Nelson  & Fort Sheppard  .RAILWAY.  ALL     RAIL    ROUTE     TO     SPOKANE  The only through route from Nelson, Kaslo,  Kootenay Lake and allSlocan  Poirts.  Daily   (Except   Sunday)     Between  Spokane and Northport.  Tri-Weeklv Between Northport and  kelson.  Leave 8:43 a.m.       NELSON.       Arrive 5:25 pjn  , Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, trains will run  through to Spokane,arriving sanieday. Returning  passengers will leave Spokane at 7 a.m. Tuesdays,  Thuisdays,Saturdays,arriviug at Nelson at 5:_5 p.  m., same day, making close connection with the  steamer Nelson for Kaslo and all Kootenay lake  points, l :)  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary  Creek connect at Marcus with stage on Mondays  and Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays,  Passengei'S for Trail Greek mines connect at  Northport with  stage daily.  Ii  Libia _ ioom  ; Steam Nay. Co., Ltd v  In Effect on Monday, April 29,1895.  REVELSTOKE ROUTE���SIR. LYTTON.  Leaves Revelstoke, south bound, on Tuesdays and  Fridays, at 4 a.m., for all points in West Kootenay and the south..  Leaves Robson. north bound, on Wednesdays and  Saturdays, at-8 _ p.m., for all points east and  west, via the G.P.R..  The Quickest  Cheapest 'Route  or  West.  Capt. Vanderburgf, Master.  Time  Tables.  T EAVES Nakusp on Tuesdays and Fridays, at  J J * 7 am, for Leon and Halcyon Hot Springs,  Hall's Landing, Wigwam and Revelstoke.  On Mondays and Thursdays the boat leaves Na*;  kivsp for Burton City, at 7 a in.  P.-M. YINGLING & Co  Steamer leaves Nakusp every Thursday and Sunday morning, making close connection at Revelstoke  with trains for all points East or  West.   .  Before you travel gee information from  C. P. R. Agents as to time and  rates. It will save you money.  Apply to nearest Railway Agent  or to  GEO. McL. BEOWN,  District Passenger Agent,  Vancouver  NORTHPORT  .ROUTE���STR.   LYTTON.  Leaves Northport, north bound,.on Wednesdays  and Saturdays, at 1 p.m.  Leaves Robson, south bound, on Tuesdays and  Fridays, at (3 p.m.  Stages run iii connection with the steamer from  Trail Creek Landing to Rossland.  KASLO ROUTE���STR. NELSON.  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo, on Tuesdays, at5:40 pm;  Wednesdays, at 4 p m; 'Thursdays, at 5:40 p m;  Saturdays,"at 5:40 p m. ^Connecting on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays with N & S F  Railway for Kaslo and lake points.  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson on Mondays, at 4 a m:  Wednesdays, at 4 am; Thursdays, at 8am;  Fridays, at 4 am. Connecting on Mondays,  Wednesdays, and Fridays with N & F S Rail-  wa3r for Spokane.  Close connections with Columbia & Kootenay  Railway at Nelson for points north and south.  BONNER'S FERRY   ROUTE-STEAMER  ���    '    ..'   NELSON.  Leaves Nelson for Bonner's Ferry on Mondays  and Fridays at 8:30 a in.  Leaves Kaslo for Bonner's Ferry on Mondays and  Fridays at 4 a m. : y  Leaves  Bonner's Ferry for Pilot  Bay, Nelson,  Ainsworth and Kaslo, on Tuesdays and Satur-  ���'     days at 2 a m.  Connects with east'and west bound trains on the  Great Northern Railway.  The company reserves the right to change thi  schedule at any time-without notice.  For full information as to tickets, rates, etc^, ap  ply at the Company's offices, Nelson, B.C.  T. ALLAN, Sec'y J. W. TROUP.  Nelson, B. C. Manager Second Year,  THE LEDGE.  are  5  LOCAL ASSAYS.  Little   Twinklers   Crowded   Out  From  -.Their-Accustomed. Nook.  ���' ���:  W. A. Jo we -t, of Nel son, wras here  on Saturday.  . ���Tlios.Norquay is opening a restaurant in the Pronged City.  Another hotel..y making the fourth,  is under way at Sandon.  Hunter & McKinnon are building a  powder magazine at the Forks.  Work has commenced or the new  Methodist church at Three Forks.  Geo. M. Spencer, of Nakusp, will  likely start a barber shop at Sandon.  H. N. Goursier, pf Revelstoke, is  making a business trip through the  Slocan. -.....���  The baseball club has decided to  take in the Dominion day celebration  at Nakusp. ' ,  Local Methodists are planning a  reception to Rev. Mr. Nie hoi Is, the  new incumbent.  When the C.P.R. grade at Cody is  definitely settled, J. M. Winter will  <  erect his big hotel.  Algebra, thine epistle anent the  absorbing question of baseball, will  appear next issue.    Yea, verily.  Quite ay number of people from  Three Forks and Silverton were in  attendance at Sunday's ball game.  Over 100 men are working on the  railway grade around Sandon,' and  the woods are full of tents and shacks.  ,; -yMessrs^ Garland and Griegerieh,two  of Kaslo's solid business men, came  over to view the metropolis on Friday  ���last. * :���; ���'������>..'���������������  ,M. M. Williams closed out of the  drug business here this week, with a  view to opening a lunch counter at  Sandon.  J. Bowes was unfortunate enough  to lose his gold wa ten at Sunday's bal 1  game.; A case of mysterious disappearance.  X E. W.  Macfarlane, .manager of  the  B.   C.   Iron  Works, Vancouver,  may be expected in soon to size up  the country.  J. Millard has purchased ap interest in Bowen's hotel, Three Forks. A  pool table will be added to the equipment of the house.  Graders on the Kaslo-railway; are  paid $1.75 per day, and those working on the right of way $2 to $2.25.  Their board costs them $5 a week.  By Saturday's mail a petition was  sent to the educational authorities at  Victoria, praying for the establishment of a school here. It contained  the names of 12 scholars/  Local athletes have ordered from  the B... C. Iron "Works, Vancouver, a  set of 18, 16, and 12 pound weights,  six pairs of dumbbells and two sets of  quoits. J. Findlej^ is donating the  weights.  The Windsor House has been fixed  up in good style of late. The bedrooms and bar have been repapered  and everything about the establishment spruced up. It is now as cozy  a hostelry as anv in the country.  Capt. Holden is now a citizen of  New Denver and he will be a worthy  one. His stock of drugs came down  from the Pronged City on.Friday and  has been opened out in the Newmarket I lock. It is one." of the largest  displays in the district.  S^___=^_E^IST__DK.,  OOLICITOR and Notary Public.    ,  New Denver, B. C  F  e  GUIDES  F  !-  ESTAURANT  KTe-w   3De:rrv-��i��, _3. O.  ANAGEMENT.  Everything in First Glass Order.  Meals Served at all Hours.  Best of Attention to Customers.  JACOBSON & Go  THREEFORKS.  SILVERTON  New Denver. B. C,  J  HAS in stock Millinery, Hosiery, Ladies' Underwear. Dress Goods, etc,  A large quantity of House Lining at very low  prices.  Call and inspect the Stock.  New Denver, B. C.  fYOOTS 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  DOCTOR ~~~~  J.   E BROUSE,  :E__TT__srT:E:R. <& _\_co__ci__<r2sroisr'  : 0 :  Dealers in:  PHYSICIAN  AND  New. Denver,  SURGEON.  B.  C  Groceries^  and niningSup  TEH,  CT  SILVERTON, B. G.  GOOD Rooms. Dining Boom 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.>- -^ ���,,:������  iL  9  ���GO TC���  R. S. WILSON,  -���THE���  SLOCAN TAILOR  Sixth street, New Denver.  A TEST Styles, perfect fit. Fine English tweeds  J   and Worsteds.   Latest designs iu fancy imported pantingsandsummer overcoatings.  Fox's English Serges and the celebrated Tyke  serges always kept in stock.  Fancy Vestings. etc., etc.  NEW DENVER, B. C  3D_ED___vI_j_E_3_R ��> IN :  ���a_��gi-Wega��j-ti_Ti_M_-XJ mwcot  THE PROSPECTOR  New Denver, B. C.  Assaying1   In All Its  /*  s and Shoes,  iT.rl,<t--��^^,'^"m���~"^-'��-^"��a'''1'^*��� T ���*���"���**  Satisfaction  Guaranteed  And all kinds of Goods required by  iners... .and Prospectors,  Postoffice and Money Order Office in Connection Page 6.  THE LEDGE.  Second Year  CARIBOO CREEK LOCATIONS.  Recorded at,Nakusp .During- the..'.Past,  few Weeks.  Centre Star���M.--J. Conway, Apr.4.  Marguerite���M. E. Whyte, Apr 15.  Caiiyon-W. H. Wall, Apr. 20.  Mountain   King���J.   H.   O'Leary,-  April30. ���';.���"  El Idiom  Queen���S.   A.    McLeod,  INTay 2: /   :  Silver Cup���A. McDonald, May   2.  War Eagle���W.  Huston,  May   6.  Lincoln���W. Huston, May 6..' ,'  Castor���J. B. Anderson, May 9.  Arta���C. Vader, May 9,  American Eagle���H. B. Boie, May  9.  Excelsior���J. P. Jones, May 9.    ,  Victoria���J. Radcliffe, May 16.  Gopher���B. C.   Rodd, May 18.  Ruby���B. C. Rodd and N. Demers,  May 18.  Black  Diamond���M.   E.    Whyte,  May 18.  Several new "bus hi ess hou ses are  opening' out in Rossland.  Trail creek exported close on to  $100,000 worth of Ore last month to  American smelters.  Garnet���M. E. Whyte, May 18.  Queen of Cariboo���J. S. Davis, May  18. .'/ ''."������'���  Mountain View���J. D. McLeod,  May 20. ���'��� :  Kentucky Girl No. i���S. J. Humphreys, May 20. ������ ,': ���>������-.'. ,V.  Kentucky Girl No.r 2���C. Drouin,  May 21.  Lenard���A. Tasser, May 24.'  B. C���L. Sherrin, May 24.  Cat Hop���L. Sherrin and P. McDonald, May 24.  Canadian Boy���A. McDonald, May  24.  Lytton���H. J. Blain, May 25.  Top Knot���J. Collison, May 27.  Peerless���J. Radcliffe, May 31.  Ivanhoe���J. P. Jones, May 31.  No. 1, 2 and 3 Snow Groups���B. Lee  and W. Hopkins, May 31.  Isabella���On Columbia river opposite Trout creek, bv A. T. Stevens,  May 24.  Spokane���Adjoining- the Isabella,  N. H. Dunn, May 24  London���A mica claim, across the  the lake from Nakusp, G. W.Jordan  May 24.  Great . Western���Adjoining* the  London, F. W. Jordan, May 24.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  pURRIE Mineral Claim.--Situate in tlie Slocan  \J Mining Division of West Kootenay District  Where located: South side of Gold creek, Slocan  lake.  Take Notice that I, Heihert T. Twigg, as agent  for James H. Currie, free miner's certificate No.  51,320, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to  apply-'to the Gold Commissioner for a certificate  of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that adverse claims must  he sent to the Gold Commissioner and action commenced before the issuance of such certilicate of  improvements.  Dated this first day of May, lSSn.  Certificate of Improvements.  ..,.:��� -NOTICE.;.-        .     *  f OUDOUN Mineral Claim.���Situate in the Slocan  L   Mining Division of West Kootenay, District..  _ Where located: At the confluence of Sandon .and  Carpenter creeks.  Take notice that I, J. M. Harris. N���.56,917, for  myself, and as agent for G. M. Sproat, free miner V  certificate.No. 53,817, intend, sixty days from the  date hereofv to apply to the Gold Commissioner for  a certificate of Improvements, for the 'purpose of  obtaining a Crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice, that adverse chvin.s  must be sent to the Gold Commissioner and action  commenced before the issuance of such certificate  of imnrovements. \  Dated this 13th day of May, 1895.  ���-���'--..        J.M.HARRIS  ;. May 1G.  N. D. MOORE, Pros.  R. McFEKRAN, Sec'v  COKCEtSTBATCe, THREE FORKS, B. C_  ning  .JUT9 Hav and Grain in Car Lots to the Trade.  es.  S prepared to sell all Lines of Goods Cheaper than ever  '���":.';before. ..'"��� :���,'.������ \ ���;'-/; 'V;.* '���'������������'7; ��� '���"���''. ���'  ;wi:ll;;s^vev  ';'_''-���    ' ���   *       ' ��� ��� ���'''''' o ������.   ' -"        ���    �� ���  if you buy yonr Goods from him at   ;���';-���������  s___^__<r_D03sr,...--::y'y-; ,  Minins'  Craze Abroad.  A list of mining companies registered in Great Britain during 189i  has been published. Summarizing  this>able, it is seen that out of a total  of 331 companies, representing a capital of ��21,290,361, 68 were in Great  Britain, with a combined capital of  ��1,518,140, of which ��149,500 was in  gold, tin, copper and lead mines, and  ��292,500 in stone and slate quarries.  Eighteen companies, representing  ��1,221,500, were registered for operations in Europe; 10 in Asia, having  ��932,007 capital; 79 in Africa, with  ��6,233,780 capital; 25 in North Amer  ica, -'with ��1,685,700 capital; 18 in  South America, with ��2,269,120 capital, and 113 in Australia, representing ��7,439,014 capital.  Certificate of Improvements.  .- �������� NOTICE.  DEADmAN Mineral Claim.--Situate in the Slocan  mining division of the West Kootenay Dis  trict, B. C.   Where located: Between the Bonanza  King and Texas, on north side of east fork of Carpenter creek. .,���������'*'.  Take notice that I, Charles E. yPerry, as agent  for Robinson Morton Sherman, free miner's certificate No. 53,783, intend, GO days from the date hereof, to auply to the Gold Commissioner for a certificate of improvements for the -purpose of obtaining-  a Crown grant to the above claim.  And  further, take notice  that  adverse  claims"  must be sent to the Gold Commissioner and action  commenced before the issuance of such certificate  of improvements.. ���  Dated this 30th dav of Ma v, 1895.  CHARLES E.PERRY  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  VANCOUVER, MOUNTAIN BOOMER AND  V ZII.ORMineral Claims ��� Situate in the Slocan  Mining Divisinu of West Kootenay District Where  located: Adjoining one another on south side of  Four Mile creek, Slocan Lake.  ���Take.notice that I, Herbert T. Twigg, as agent  for Edward Mahon, free miner's certificate No. 51,  931, and Henry L. Mahon, free miner's certificate  No! 5*4.318, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  ���to applj*- to the Gold Commissioner for certificates  of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown, grant of each of the above, claims.  And further take notice that adverse claims must  be sent to the Gold Commissioner and action commenced before the issuance of such certificates of  improvements.  Dated this 19th day of Ma v, 1895.  HERBERT T. TWIGG  Mav 23,1895.  Ice of Assignment  "\TOTICE is hereby given* that Joseph Almourcof  l\ the town of New Denver, and Province of  Britisli Columbia, trad in _; a* the Balfour Trading  C-iiiipapy, has.bv' deed, dated the I5tli day of May.  ";8n."). as'iyned all his pergonal estate, credits and  eilVv.'ts'which maybe seized and sold under execution, and all his real estate, to John Weatherill,  of the said town of New Denver, Merchant, for the  ���'���ur'iivo. pf satisfying rateably and proportionately,  and without.preference or priority.:!!! his creditors.  Said deed \vh��executed by the said Joseph Almoure.  :nd 1li-' "aid John Weatlierill on the 15"li day of  Mav. 38D5. All creditors are reque-'ted to send full  ���'articular* of their claims to tlie said trustee on or  before rhe_o<h day of June, 1SH5, affer .which date'  (lie trustee will proceed to di-tribnte tlie assets of  the said Jo.-*e'li Ahnoure'among tlie creditors of  who-e claim-'* heshall then have received notice.  Dated at New  Denver.   B. C, tlie loth day of  May, 1S-D5.  JOHN WEATHERILL,  R.B.KERR, Trustee  Solicitor for Trustee.  THREE   FORKS,   B.  O.  : O :  THIS Hotel, under new management, is^^^c^  the country.    The Rooms yare  comfortable  and the  Dining Room contains the best the market affords.    Don't  miss it when you go to the^ Forks.  LOWES & CLAIR, Proprietors  *___.___  __*'  $f fe H  1  ��� _i   r?l K>   I";  ",-<*<���"���'      ��� ���.-ifV -vd .-5���" '...���]   s.i       *&\  11 i I ^*  W.'J   in   M.. V.S..  ij^iixg- tag's ��nr*-_.is]_.c& free.upoa  com.'  :ztjs  is 2TG BUSY on Turs or any  ___ ^oodss "W-'-* l_a_idle.    ...  ^Ptlp^    {8^*"Write for Circular g-ivixig- Sfeip.  ^^~\ jjitiff. Directions'and _LAS.U_33_? _____>_��-  CajafifSSrSS-B^"^'  '3EB3? S?_SIC_:G.  m  wl 'ft Wk  l��i: I i i all  mn  Incorporated.  !00-2l2: First ;AY'en:'uo.' North;  f ������������    &s  HELENA, M.0NT-'  ^or. Cooke & Bozenian Sts.  branches:  CHICAGO, ILL.        VICTORIA, B-.'C  . l_8Hir.his_nSt. S9 Liin-ley St,  V/iNNIPEG, MAN.  .  i:s Frinces. St,    :  Creditors'Meeting.  A   MEETING- of the cre(litors~of the ,��aid Jowuli  _ V.   Almoure-will lie held nt the Balfour ^.Tradiim-  Cnmnanv's store. New Denver. 13. C, on Saturday,  tl e 2oth day of Mav. 18!)5, at 10 o'clock a.m.  Mav 23,1805.  Notice to the Public.  QTAGES  Leave Kaslo   and   Three Forks, fc r  ij   eulier pli.ce, every mornins at 8 o'clock  Satisfaction is   Guaranteed.  A.J.SCOTl  Manager  oiise  THREE FORKS; B. G.  Best   Furnished   Rooms  in the Citv.  T. NORQUAY, Prop Second Year.  THE   LEDGE.  Page 7  GOLD AISD SILVER.  Total Output of Tliesc Mii.ernls iix tiit-  Stiites Z>ast Year.  The total value of the mineral pro  dnction of the" United States in 1893  and 1894 was: 1893, $G15,8_G,80G;  1894, ��553,227,902; a decline of about  802,573,904, or 9 i er cent... This failing'off was, However, due* more to,  lower price's than 'a decrease in production. Thus the lvalue of the coal  production declinedT'last year" "#13,-  783,828, or 7 percent., while in quantity it only fell off 3'& percent This  small decline in the volume of the  coal produced is substantially a mea-  ���sure of tlie entire mineral output, of  the country. The cor per output increased 8 per cent., from 327,255,788  pounds in' 1883, to 353; 504,314 pounds  in 1894, though .in value it declined  no less than $l,G39,-500, or 4| per  cent.   - .     .-. ���<..._���  The production of gold increased  from $35,955,000 in 1893 to $39,7G1,-  205 in 1894, but the commercial value  of the silver production.declined from  847,311,450 in 1893' to $31,403,531 in  1894, a decrease of $15,907,929, or  34 per cent; This was partly due to  reduced production,, but the price declined from 78.2 cents per ounce in  1893 to 63 cents in 1894. Other mineral industrials have made a highly  satisfactory record. ���  THE GRANT HOUSE  . . Sandc'n, TS. O. ���  p OOD Meals and comfortable Rooms make this  v J   Hotel a pleasant i lace for travelers to stop at.  ARCHIE GRANT, Prop  SB  ��� ,    -Revelstoke, B. C.  Analytical   Chemist and  Assayer.  Wholesale Produce Merchants,  131 WATER STREET, - - VANCOUVER, B. C  o  ORE  of  any   kiud   assayed'.  Specialty.   .  Nickel   Ore a  W Pellet Kairey, F.C.S.  . VANCOUVER, B. C ,  Mining Engineer, Analytical Chemist, and  Assayer.  Assay Office and Metallurgical Works.  Too Powerful For   Mining;.-  ��� The new American explosive is  called emmensite. The trouble with,  it seems to be' to handle it. Up to  date it has burst every gun in which  _/     *��� j  it Jms been tested in large charges.  A charge of 230 pounds, fired at Sandy  Hook, burst a 15 inch gun into small  fragments'and'then tore a hole in the  earth 10 feet deep and25 feet in diani.  cfcer- It is a 'fine yellow powder, prepared by a secret process. It is exploded through friction, and is but  slightly affected by atmospheric  changes. It' looks'as though the  only way to use it would be to take  it up under a balloon and drop it at  the right point.  East Lillooet Election.  J  ^_ iYLrmu  WE. handle  Dried Fruits,  Fresh   Fruits, Butter, Eggs  PIiaaqp   Ro.p.mi    T-lnrnc:   _vnrl Ts\.vc\  Cheese, Bacon, Plains, and Lard.  B. C. IRON WORKS, LTD.  Vancouver, B.6:  . KASLO,  B.C.  Graduate of American College of Dental Surgery.  Chicago.  Office: Over Bycrs' Hardware store.  M. W. BRUNER, M. D.,  PnYSICIAN AND SURGEON.  .  Three Forks,       -       B.C.  A FULL Line of Drugs and Prescription Remedies kivt on hand."  Mining Machinery and Supplies.  General Machinery for Reduction Works.  Pipe Fittings, Belting, Oils, Etc., Etc.  Tram Lines Complete with Brakes,  Cars, Rails, and All Other Requisites  CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED.  Co.  Three Forks, B. C.  T7AS the onlv' Billiard and Pool Table in. the  11 Slocan. Choice linos of Cigar.*, Tobaccos and'  Fruit. The Barber Shop in connection is the best  equipped in Ihe District. _  Nelson, B. C.  STEEL,    TEACK IE0N,  And All Mining' Supplies.  Full Stock on Hand.    Branch Store at Three Forks.  Full returns of the voting in the  East Lillooet bye election 'have been  received, and show that Mr.Stoddart,  the former;member, has been elected  by a majority of 12 votes.    The votes  at-the different polling places were  as follows:  Stodclart.    Prentice.  Clinton  ��� 47  36  Lac La HacliG  17  ���13  Blue Tent  15  . ,7  Big Bar  7  6  Dog Greek  4  16  Alkali Lake  3  8  Bonaparte  .10  5  Total  103  91  Majority for Stoddart, 12.  R. E. Lemon will open a hardware  store in liosiland.  Full Line of Suitings and  Trousering's alwa^^s on hand/  -     ..     DOCTOR :  J.;F,B.-ROGERS,  i        ,KASL<_\ B. C. :  Graduate of Trinity University, Tc -  ronto.   .Member^of college Physi-   .  cians;and Surgeons, Ontario.  the        ":y ���   : ���; ��� ���' -  i  Kaslo, B. C  CONVENIENTLY situated to the steamboat  \.J landing. The bar is one of the best appealed  in the Kootenay District.  JAMES DELANEY,  JLvSSCc  ers  AUCTIONEER  and  CHAKLES W. McANN,  BARRISTER, &c,  MINING LAWS   A   SPECIALTY.  KASLO CITY, B. C.  KASLO  B. C  Tie Kootenay Lake Sawmill  (Worksat Kaslo. B.C.)  LUMBER   YARD,  Foot of Hendryx Street,   Nelson.  A full 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, Proprietor  Aire--*.  STANLEY    HOUSE,  NELSON, B. C.  DEST Rooms and Board in the City. Hot and  1) Cold Water. Bath Room .for the use of the  Guests.   Rates reasonable.  mrs. Mcdonald, Prop  J"e"V7"eler  KASLO CITY,  B.C.  The only practical Watchmaker in  the Kootenay District. Orders by  mail receive prompt attention  ALL WORK GUi RIOTED. Page 8.  THE   LEDGE.  Second Year  MINING RECORDS,  Recorded at New Denver, for the week ending  Junel2, 1895  ������;.���"     y TRANSFERS.     ' -:A " '���..'    "'  f H. Hansen to J. Bowes���AH interest in  Baby  Rutn, on J une 4.   Recorded June,;-; amount, $200  Mrs. C. W. Miller to R. Saunders���.Vin Mazeppa,  on April 22.   Recorded June 7; amoa.it, ��300..,  G. T, Kane and D. P. Kane to H. Giegerich���J  in certain claims and k in the Revelstoke, ou Janu  ary 21.   Recorded June 7; amount, $2M2.1Q.  Neil Mclnhes to D. P. Grant���AH interest in the  Mabau, on June 8.   Recorded June 8; aniount,$100  R. H. Pratt to E. Bo wen����� in the Empire, on  May-_7.   Recorded June 8; amount, $1.,  J. H. Adams to M. P. Adams���* in Sarah B, on  , M.iy 2d,   JKecorded June 10* amount, ��1.  W. C. McKinnon to T. Henderson���1-(1 in Nancy  Hanks, on May 2d.   Recorded J une 10; amount, si  D. McCuaig to Charles Martin to John Popham  ����� to each otner in the Lone Star, Pine Log, and  Bondholder, on June _. Recorded June 11; amount  W. Ryan to J. R. Campbell���h in Northern Pa.  ciiv,, on J une 4.   Jtieeorded   fune ll; amount, $15.  D. McCuaig to A. Wallace���1-9 in Lone Star,  Bondholder and Pine Log, on April 15, Recoided  June 11; amount, $1.  H. H. Ward to R. T. Lowery���2-9 ��� in Nabob, on !  Aprd 18.   Recorded J une li; amount, tfl.  S. Shaw to E. MeDougald���i in the Crown Point  No. 3, on May 28.   Recorded J une 11; amount, $75.  CROWN GRANTS.  Chamblet���R. C. Adams, on April 12. Recorded  June ll.  Britomarte���W. C. Adams, on August 10. Recorded J une ll.  Surprise No. 2���Slocan Surprise Mining Co., on  May -.2.   Recorded J une li.  ..   MORIGAGE.  W. C. Adams to J. C. Haynes and P. Lyall���  Mortgage on Britomarte, April 10. Recorded on  June li; amount, #.-,000.  R. C. Adams to same parties��� Mortgage on the  Chamblet, on April iU.   Recorded J une' _i* amount  SSJjUOO.  ASSESSMENTS.  Wallace, Marino and Republic���Jas. Marino, on  June (j.  Silver Bow���T: Avison, on June 6.  Mollie O���N. McFadden, on June 7.  Sarah B, Katie D, Adams, and Brandon���M. P.  Adami et ai,on J une 10.  Silver Bill and Mercury���C. A. Teasdale efc al,on  June iO.   ������  Grover and, Stevenson���J. L. Drumheller, on  June 10.  California and Clipper���J. Marino, on June 10.  .Rambler���R.tShea et_al,|joii June 10.  Tiger No. 2���P. Aspiuwall, on June 10.   -���  St. Keverne���Sid Norman et al, on June 10.  Baby Ruth��� P. Grant, on June 10.  Cariboo No. 3. Okanagan, Hidden Treasure No.  3, Dardanelles iNro. 2, Lady oi tne Lake, Diamond  Cross, Buffalo, and Latie Jim���A. McCiame, on  Juneil.  Elgin and Ivanhoe���H. Donelly, on June 12.    "  American Boy���T. McGuigan et al, on J une 12.  LOCATIONS.  Gettysburg No. 2���South fork of Carpenter, J une  6, by M. McAndrews.  Viking���On Springer creek, June 7, by N. Ne'"  son.  Queen Lode-Across lake from Denver, June 7,  by \V. K. Richmond.  Badger State���Near Sandon, June 7, by M, H.  McKeivrey.  ��� Tamarack No. 2���On Springer creek, June 7, by  Con Fielding.  Falls View���On Springer creek, June 7, by Sam  Wnittaker.  Pinto���Near New Denver, June 8, by P.Hughes  Columbia No..5���South' fox*k of Springer creek,  June 8; by J. IV __ eaueiiesue.  Star���Near Sandon, June 8, by A. P. Biandy.  Hyack���Near Wharton's mill, June 10, by-F. L.  Mcinnes.  Klatawa���Adjoining Hyack, June 10j by M. J.  Pyman. /  Superstition���On Alpha wagon road, June 10,by  A. McKenzie.  Miantonomah���Divide between "Four Mile and  Carpenter, J une ll, by James Giiliooley  Trilby No 3���Close to Miantonomah, on June 11,  by Anuy Murphy  Congo No 2���On Eight Mile, June 11, by C Kru-  gei* and D K McDonald  Mogul No 2���On Alpha wagon road, June 12, by  W Harris  Sultana���Near Bear lake, June 12, by W C McLean  LEDGE CROPPINGS  C. Menhinick has   opened  up the  hotel at Lardeau.  Many   new  buildings  are   being  erected in Revelstoke.  Mrs. Saunders has reduced the price  of her baths to 25 cents.  C. B. Hume  has  been  appointed  postmaster at Trout Lakfe City. -  A Spokane party has opened a  laundry and bathhouse at Sandon.  Mesdames Scott and Hoy t; are open -  ing a bathhouse in the Bolander building. ������:������..::������;������  Three Forks people are thinking  seriously of celebrating the Fourth of;  July.; *  The Columbia river steamers have  never had so much to do as at present,  both ways.  The baseball club received quite a  large outfit of supplies from Vancouver last Friday.  For sale or to rent. ��� A five-roomed  cottage in Nakusp. Conveniently located. For terms, apply to F. Q.  Fauquier, Nakusp, B. C. f  H. N. Coursier says the Revelstoke  townsite dispute is not yet settled, as  Mr. Far well refuses to recognize J.  A. Mam's titles to certain tracts of  land. ; y  Tlie C.P.R. ha-secured the contract  of transporting the. entire output of  bullion from the Pilot Bay smelter to  Aurora, Illinois. It amounts to 20  tons per day.  The Alamo Mining Co. gives notice  in the B. C. Gazette, through Frank  Cox, secretary, of its intention to remove its principal place of business to  the concentrator from New Denver.  F. Pyman, New Denver's, witch-  maker and jeweller makes cleaning  arid repairing watches a specialty  He visits Three Forks every Friday  to accommodate customers in that  town.   ... t  " Frank Cox, secretary of the Slocan  Milling Co., gives notice in the B. C.  Gazette, of the purpose of his concern  to remove its principal place of business from New Denver to the concentrator.  Henry Barnard, of Victoria, brother  of Frank Barnard, M P., was married  at Ashburnhani,Ont.,last Wednesday,  to Miss E. B. Rogers, daughter of  Lieut. :Col. Rogers, postmaster of Peterborough.  HP  __*��� i  T.  G  NEW DENVER, B. C.  Provincial   Land Surveyor.'  MINERAL Claims, Mines, Timber Limits, etc.,  surveyed.  Assoc. R. S. M., London, Eng.  3STHIW* _D_ETI_Sr^rEIK,, _3.0.  Assayer and  Mineralogist.  tfSTPrompt return on all samples.  ���fi'-WllH"'"'1'''*^'!''^'1''^"'"*"1'-'  PEALED TENDERS addressed to F. C. Gamble,  O Esq., Resident Engineer, Victoria. B.C., ana  endorsed'"Tender for Drill Hall, New We;tmi**-  ster, B.C.," will be received at the office of F. C.  Gamble, Victoria. B.C., until Saturday, loth June,  inclusively, for the several works required in the  erection of a Drill Hall, New Westminster, B.C.  Plans and soecilieations can be seen at the office  of F. C. Gamble, E-?q., Victoria, B.C., and at the  P ,st Office, New- Westminster, B.C., on and after  Monday, 1' th June, and tenders will not be conoid  ered unless made on f >mi sui)plied,and signed with  the actual signatures of tenderers.  An accented bank cheque, payable to the Minister of Public Works, equal to rive per cent, of tlie  amount of tender, must accompany each tender.  This cheque will be forfeited if the party decline  the contract or fails to comoiete the work Contracted for, and will be returned in case of non-accept-  inc-i of tender.  By order.  E.F. E. ROY,  .__. ' Secretary.  Department of Public Works, V  Ottawa, 4th June, 1895.     /  Froiit Str&^t. Kaslo.  ens  We carryra large range of fine Tweed Suits, Black Worsted Suits, Navy  Serge Suits; slimmer Coatsifand Vests, odd Vests, and all sizes in Pants. In  Hats, we have good cheap^lines in narrow and broad Brims, crush Hats and  Stetson Hats brought in direct from Philadelphia^ Stetson Hats we have in  black, grey, and two shades of, brown.' In Boots, we have fine for city wear;  for prospecting, we have heavy plain and grain leather, witii strong counters  McKAY 6l TEASDALE,  New Denver, B. C.  MANUFACTURERS OF ALL KINDS OF LUMBER  AVUSTGr our own barge., we are prepared to deliver  Lumber to any place on Slooan Lake.    Special attention paid to Orders from Mining Men. . .   ..  E_*  Is the Metropolis oi\the  Slocan District, and  ust  Increase in  ���  For  CHOICE BUSINESS AND RESIDENCE LOTS  Investors wi1! consult their own  Interests by consulting  AHGI7S McGlLLlYEHY.  New Denver, B. C.  NEW. DENVER,; B, C.  Tie Traveling Public  Will find all the comforts of _i  home at this Hotel.  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.  Is   stocked   with  the   choicest  brands of  wines,  liquors,  and  cigars.  STEGE-& WINTER, PROPS

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