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Array ' 0 >X  */ VftV  \\   /, io5'  B.  ���-'"���    ^IHHHHHIillHHfill!]^  JLo Tinie the Siocan Coun= Hi  try-Will be the Great =  Silver Camp on Mother =j  Earth. p  ^'ll!lllllililli!l!ll!IIJIIIi!III]llllllllil!ll[!ll#  ^l!!!l!!!!l!!nntl!Hii!-i:- ������'��� ��� ~~^  S Job Printing at This Ofti_e.  -= at   Prices In  Harmony  = With    the   ne'an.holy  S Condition of Silver.  ���  %.lli!illlilllllliliilll!!iii!illilllllllllllilt.^-  I  Vol. IL No, 38.  NEW DENVER, B. CT, JUNE 20, 1895.  Price Ten Cents.  KASLO ASSAYED.  MurmurJngs of Life in the Baby City by  Kootenay Lake.  A mail named Trethaway will open  an assay office at once*   it is badly  needed.  H. Byers, the hardware man, has  gone on a business trip to .Montreal  ^aiid other cities.     r      .  Tlie str. Nelson brought ni over 100  men Saturday evening, to work on  the K. & S. Rail wa v: x  The citizens were treated: to an  open air concert the other evening by  the band, which was much appreciated.  H. W, Bucke is removing his office  from Fourth street to more conven-  ijnt room over Byers' store, on Front  street.  A baseball club has been organized.  The ground for a diamond has been  secured -and the bovs will soon be  readv for all comers.  Millington & Tainton are preparing  to burn 80,000 brick. Half of them  are now in the kiln. The weather,  however, has been very much against  them.  Lawyer McAnn tried his skill with  a revolver  at a.dog on A avenue the  other day.    He   was   taken   before  Police   Magistrate   Wright   and re  Hi-anded for 10 davs.  THREE   FORKS.  Sudden Death of a Citizen and a Police  Invcstigat-ox..  Where Liberty's Flag; is Unfurled.  The Cceur d'Alene Miner, of recent  date, says : J. J. Mills who ��� was  driven from the Gem mine last April,  by a band of masked men, has gone  to make, his home in British Columbia,  .'where he hopes to be allowed to earn  an honest living k without fear of  banishment' or assassination. He took  his family with him and bid adieu to  the United States.  Tacoma .Smelter Returns.  The returns of the Tacoma Smelting Co., for the month of May are as  follows : ...- *:y::'*  Number of men employtd. 59  Pay" roll...... ...... ...... $5,166 06  Wood choppers and teams..      848.00  Product���  3,000 bars bullion,   369,178 lbs., containing :  1,862.12 ounces gold(gf 20.67f 38, 490.02  39.173.82 ounces silver@67c. 26,246.46  366,394 pounds lead<S3.07��  per cwt............. ;..; 11,265.69  Duty on imported ores paid  to custom house:......... $ 2,667.43  ',��� One or two savage fisticuff encounters have occurred during tlie week.  IThe streets have been cleaned up a  little, and the ini proveinent is marked.  The Government  will proceed at  once with the construction of the  wagon road to Sandon. for which  ^3,000 has been set apart.  The town was much excited Saturday over an investigation���after the  fashion of New York and Vancouver  ���into certain alleged misdoings of IS.  M. Sandilands, the Provincial officer  here. Captain Fitzstubbs sat on the  bench, the court being held at the  ga ol. Geo. Ldya1t' was the accuser  a nd h e brought forward a list of a bout  a dozen charges. No counsel was  allowed on either side. Lbvattfailed  to make his, charges stick, as in the  majority of the complaints he could  not show a>witness. .Captain Fitzstubbs took down . |he. evidence and  will forward it to the : Attorney-  General at Victoria, y Sandilands  denies the allegations made against  him, with one exception, that of acting as E. C. Carpenter's agent. The  sympathy is with the officer.  Fred Butler died suddenly. Satur-  da y morn ing* just outsiderpf his 'cabin.  He had   been  ailing  a  long time  Three years ago he strained his left  side and again about one year ago.  Asa result from thisa foreign growth  appeared j list below his heart, similar  to a  tumor.     A few weeks  ago he  had to .quit'work and -went to live at  Three Forks.    Getting worse a: sub-  scription list was circulated and $125  raised to send him'east, for treatment.  He was to have gone on Saturday,,  but. on, stepping outside   his   cabin,  the   gathering   burst . and : he was  dead when found shortly  after. . A  number of friends clubbed together  and made  a   coffin^ for   the body  decorating it very nicely with blue  velvet and flowers;:; Sunday afternoon the  remains   were  taken  by  push Car to Denver,   where  he was;  buried according to ther rites of the  church of England,  C. E. Sraitherin-  gale conducting the service.   Sutler  was 37 years old and had been in the  country a number of years.    He was  packing   on the   Nakusp trail two  years ago. - He came from Ottawa,  Out., a cousin of his being chief of  police there.   His friends -were notified   of  the   sudden   death:     E.   M.  Sandilands and a jury of six, sitting  as   a   coroner's   court   of  enquiry,  brought in a verdict in accordance  with the facts. ���      ,  POPULAR   WEDDING.  Neil 31. Gefchins: Enters' tho Ranks of the  True Benedicts.  Wednesday last a popular wedding  took place at Pilot Bay* the contracting parties being Neil M. Gething, of  Gething & Henderson, of the Hotel  Slocan, in this town; and Misi3 L   E.  Burnstead, of Nelson, but formerly of  New Denver.    Rev., G. A. Proeunier  well and truly tied the knot.    Tne  newly married couple  arrived here  by   the  overland   route on   Friday  evening, and they were given a de  monstratiye   home   greeting.     Both  are favorably known and the whole  town  turned out  to  welcome them,  headed by the brass  band.     Open  house was kept   at   the   Slocan all  night and the toasts of well wishes  that   were   proposed    were  without  number.    An eleirant cold supper had  been provided for the  band boys and  a few invited friends of Mr. and Mrs.  Gething, and. this was followed by a  programme of toasts,   speeches, and  songs.    To  wind  up with a ball in  honor of the couple   was  given in  Shannon's   hall   the same evening.  Everyone wishes Neil and his wife-  all possible happiness, to which The  Ledge begs to add its humble .quota.  MINING NOTES,  Happenings    of    Interest   Among   tlie  Treasure Vaults.  An Eye-Opener.  Nakusp Records.  $76,002.17"  ,The s���eltel'���is }?y%.enlarged-and.!; The appended claims have been  ~         ^~ ~  ~-^~> recorded from Cariboo creek of late:  other improvements effected.  According to the press despatches  the Manitoba Legislature has shown  that it has backbone, by replying  in the negative to the demand of the  Ottawa Government that separate  schools be re established in the province as commanded in the order presented to the Legislature in April.  Hig: land  Mary���June  4,    by H.  McKinnon and John G-. Devlin.  Prescotc���On June 7, bv A. McLean  Nellie D���On June  8,   by J.  G.  Devlin. '  A flock ol sheep pasturing on the  townsite is the unfamiliar sight here  this week.  J. E. W.   Macfarlane,   manager of  the  B.  C. Iron Works,   Vancouver,  arrived in this country on Friday, at  the earnest solicitation  of the firm's  representative,   J. Findley.     Of late  the firm has been doing a lot of work  for this camp,  and in  view of very  probable extensions here,  Mr. Macfarlane came in to personally inspect  the camp and size up the situation.  To this work he has been devoting  his time since,    and   what   he has  beheld has been an eye-opener to him.  This has been his first   visit to the  Slocan, but he has seen sufficient to  keep   him marveling for months to  come.    Mr. Macfarlane realizes that  there    are:  branches  of mining in  British Columbia other than "auriferous deposits, "as the wise coast papers  are continualiy harping upon.    He  sees  that  the   hydraulic   works of  Cariboo are child's play in comparison  with what is going on in Kootenay.  The B. C. Iron  Works have lately  purchased the plant of one of the New  Westminster foundries, and it is to be.  located in West  Kootenay,  and be  devoted to mining machinery..   Mr.  Macfarlane   is   continuing   his trip  through the district and will select a  suitable site for the works.  Twelve Mile creek is looming up  as a possible camp.  Many new strikes are being made  alpng the Kaslo railway grade.  ; Frank Dick is securing  numerous  assays from Cariboo creek and the  returns are invariably satisfactory.  The Alpha people will build a concentrator at Four Mile tills summer.  The B. C. Iron Works have the contract.  G^o. Graham, conductor on the N.  &S.R., has purchased Black & Mc-  Lennan's quarter interest in the  Green leaf.    . ���  Gold, in more or less quantities, is  to be found  on   every   location  on  ..    The richest strikes  been made on that  Springer creel  this season have  creek.  The stockholders of the Slocan  Milling Co. wiU meet in special meeting, at the concentrator, on July 1, to  elect a board of trustees and dispose  of general business.  Monday, July 1,- a special meeting  of the stockholders of the Minnesota  Silver Co. will be held at t.^e concentrator, to elect a board of trustees, and  transact.other important business.   .  A special meeting of the stockholders of the Alamo Mining Co. is called  for Monday, July 8, at the concentrator, to elect a board of trustees, and  to transact other items of general importance.  The owners of the Noble Five group  have given the B. C. Iron Works, of  Vancouver, an order for a tramway  from that property to Cody. Terminal grounds have been granted by  the townsite owners. A survey of the  line will be ��� made, in a week. .!  J.. Whittier, of the Goddenough  Fraction, was down on Saturday. He  reported that property looking promising, but all work had been suspended for a while, owing to the leakage  of water from the melting snowrS;  Five inches of the beautiful fell there  on Friday night.  Heavily Capitalized.  Articles of incorporation have been  taken out at Spokane tor the O. K.  Mining Company. The capital is  set a t ijl, 000,000 in shares of the par  value of fcl. The incorporators were  Di J. Hughes, John G. Cole, J. R.  Kieley, C. P. Oudin and J. E. McColl.  Spokane is designated as tlie principal place of business. It is the intention of the company to carry on a  general mining business in northern  Washington and British Columbia,  chiefly Trail Creek.  Pays Iiig Dividends.  At a meeting of the owners of the  War Eagle mine, on Trail creek, held  in Spokane last week, a dividend was  declared wherein 150,000 in cash will  be divided among the stockholders.  It is evident that the mine has improved since the last tlividcnd of  6�� cents on the dollar 'was declared.  ������.._������., i    _t^-i ���������   -       -��� i.  Done Up in a Hurry.  The following little Spokane news  item will be read with interest: Mrs.  Anna M. Ivemp, Tuesday afternoon,  brought suit for divorce against her  husband, Randall H. Kemp, on the  ground of non-support. No defense  was offered and Judge Buck allowed  the petition. The entire proceedings  occupied about three minutes of the  court's time, arid is believed to be a  record breaker in the divorce line. Page 2.  THE LEDGE.  Second Tear  CCEUR   D'ALENE NUGGETS.  Prospected    for the Benefit of Former  Residents of that Camp.  WARDNER.  Mrs. John Long has been critically  ill of late.  The new Episcopalian church is almost completed.  The moral atmosphere of the town  is rapidly becoming, purified..  Mrs. John Kingston, of Cataldo,  gave birth to a boy, on Friday night  last.  Tenders are being asked for driv-  a hundred foot tunnel on the Shoshone  mine.  James Musgrove, who has been ill  for some time, is able to be around  again.  Mrs. W. F. Herrington, of Wallace,  is convalescent, after a very serious  illness.  W. C. Miller is surveying the properties of the Emma and Last Chance  companies.  Gerard Lee had his right, arm.  fractured Tuesday by an accident in  the. Bunker Hill and Sullivan mill.  A petition has been forwarded to  the authorities, asking for the appointment of J. A. R. Campbell as  deputy sheriff for Wardner and Kellogg.  WALLACE.  The Sisters' hospital is undergoing  repairs.  There are ten patients at the Hoi-  land hospital.  M. A, Muir has gone to the coast to  benelit his health.  Mrs. Nicholson, of Gem, is occupy-  ' ing a cot in the hospital.  Abe Cooper had one of his toes accidentally cut' off on Monday.  George Abbott, of Silver creek, is  recovering from a month's illness.  Tom Gcaron is entirely remodeling  his residence at tlie west end of Bank  street.  H. K. Helbostad is drawing up the  plans for a new Catholic church to be  erected here.  T. Johnson has retired from the  partnership of Johnson & Pugh, in the  Popular cafe.  J. H, Halpin is building a combined store and residence near the Pacific Hotel, East Bank street.  Mrs. R. M.. Bacon has been an inmate of the hospital for the past three  weeks, but is recovering.  Maynard R, Carson and Miss Mary  E. Piatt wrere united in marriage On  Monday evening, by the Rev. J. W.  Craig.  Gus Renkert, of Mullan, is pushing  development work on the Military  group of mines, which is turning out  a fine property,  Jno. Chenbweth, who was discharged from the Gem a week ago, at the  '.-���"Mice of the union, lias moved witt  ���w* ���' "'a ���-��� -���      '    o -, ��� ' ,-"-'.j'i'  .f.r* ��\ ��� j-t 4-__  Is issued at New Denver, B. C, on Thursday.  Wet weather, snow slides, hard times, or the  sheriff never   hinders  its   publication.     It  comes out just the same.  his family to Murray.  Miss Jennie Endicott died at the  home of her parents in Santa Rosa,  California., on Sunday. She was a  sister of Mrs. T. A. Helm, of this  town.  Twenty men are working on the  Mammoth. Thev are running the  lower, or Wilson, tunnel for the chute  of rich ore which proved so profitable  in the upper workings. They expect  to reach this .early next month, but  in the meantime they arc stoping out  one or two small ore bodies wliich  have been encountered in drifting.  This also is rich ore.        .    ,  The body of an unfortunate Englishman, named James, E. Parker,  was found by little Earl Adams, on  Sunday afternoon, lying in a pool- of  water on the river bottom, near the  bridge. On a stump was his coat with  a note pinned to it, stating that he  had suicided because of some trouble.  Parker was 54 years old, and the last  seen of him was on March 10. He  attempted his life some years ago at  Burke.  AROUND  THE  STATE.  Burke is experiencing a building  boom. * "^  Gem will have a big celebration on  the Fourth.  L. S. Malona has the contract for.  painting the Kingston school.  J. W. Breckenbury has been arrested in Boise on a charge of seduction.  The DeLamar Company last week  shipped out six bars of bullion, valued  at $19,270.  The M. J. Shields Co., of Moscow,  opened up again Monday, after being  closed down four months.  A man going by the name of "Red''  Kirby has been drowned in the Salmon river, near Grangeville.  Senator Dubois has been appointed  a member of the visiting committee  to the naval  academy at Annapolis.  Sunday evening the Union Pacific dially invited to dig up enough money to pav  train ran into a landslide two miles  below Kellogg, causing a delay of 12  hours. " ���  Two hundred dollars in cash-will  be paid by the State of Idaho for the  arrest and return of James Morrison,  who escaped from the State's prison  on May 18.  The miners of .Willow creek have  agreed not to allow saloons in their  new town, . nor ��� permit sheep to be  pastured within a mile of the corporation limits.  Dan Le van came to Caldwelithe  other day from Willow creek, bringing another retort from liis mine, valued at S525. This was obtained from  four tons of ore. y  The machinery for the five-stamp  to be erected on the Freeman group  of mines, near Salmon City, arrived  on.Thursday. This.property .is'own.  ed by Senator Shoup and T. F, Sing-  heizer and has been lying'idle for 14  years.  Does not dream of making a million out of it,  but he expects to get a luxurious living. In  order to do this it is necessarv to have cash-  *u  able material, and the world  at large is cor-  for an annual interest.   To accommodate the  public we do  At prices that do  not discord with. the <k  >a\-  spoiident price of silver.  h  ! i THE LEDGE.  Paare 3  My First Game.of Basehali.  ���  Headquarters of the  Nakusp & Slocan Railway.  "Editor of Ledge :  Sir,���Iain not an American; lam  not even a Canadian���lam a common  or garden, Englishman. I mention  this, not because it. has any eonnec.  tion with my narrative, but merely  that tiiose critics, who might otherwise be inclined to judge me harshly,  may thereby   be   induced to think  more lenientiy of me. My knowledge I THE  GATEWAY OF THE  FAMOUS SLOGAN   MINES.  or baseball is not  very- deep; in uict, \ ���  SUPPLY POINT TO THE RICH CARIBOO CREEK CAMP.  8  it only dates brick So about six weeks  ago, when I was among the spectators  .at a match in.Nehon.,, I must admit  candidly that-my first' impressions  were anything . but favorable to the  game, but I rasher fancy now that  prejudice had something to do with  it, as baseball is no, a very common']  .ganie in England, and I naturally  preferred football-and cricket. :  I think L said, that I was a spectator,, but, most uiifortuhately.-for me, a  vacancy -occurring, in one-' of the?  teams,-through ono of the-members:  retiring with a .dislocated thumb, I  was incited* to take .his place. - This  was certainly" a most encouraging'  szurt, and with visions of a like acei--  dent to myselljrloudly protested that  I knew nothing whatever of the game  and that in fact I had never before  seen it played, but all. to no purpose.  I was dragged triumphahtiv off to  th?, base and there divested of my  coat and hat'. "��� After ��� one or two hurried directions as ito where to throw  'the ball, etc., I' was stationed out in  the field between first and second  bases... All went well for a while until a ball   was sent in my direction.  Now was my chance, I thought. I  picked up the ball and sent it flying  after the running batsman, as in  rounders.   I caught him squarely on  GOLD, SILVER, AND M!OA  M:INES CLOSE AT HAND  r"  TO' BE   A ��� VERY   : LARGE   T  For Prices of Desirable Property and Particulars,  Apply To,  _b_1-___*F  OT  u  Agents f )r  ihe _Ta.k_.3p . Land and Improvement ..Company,  02 CORDOVA STREET, -        ; VANCOUVER   E3. G  tion that I had received' went clean  out of my head. ..   '    '  I hit blindly out with  the bat and  have a distant recollection of having  struck something, on the strength oi"  which I immediately commenced to  run to the first base, as if life or death  depended on my getting there before  the ball, cheered on in the meantime  by what I took to be the approbation-  of the crowd, but which I found sub-J  sequently to be quite the opposite. All  might have gone well  yet had I not  the leg, but  happily  without serious |in W haste disdained to notice a tree  results. - I was in ecstasies at the re-.f sLmilP wllich stood  iu m-y wa>r> Wlth  suit   of  my   throw, until   somebody jthe unfortunate result that a,moment  kindly volunteered to apprise me of later l follnd mY 110se lihlVI^ imbefl"  tho  mistake  which I had made.    11 dec! in the ground, and was only as-  _$T  1  u:  was naturally very crestfallen, but  fully determined to keep on playing,  promising myself that I would do better in future. I was arrested in my  train of thought by, a sudden commotion, and on' making inquiries found  that it was caused by a bad stroke on  the part of one of our opponents, thereby putting his side out It was now  our turn to bat, and I approached the'  base'.with anything but confidence in  my own ability. Here I had ail opportunity for the .'first time, of examining the bat more closely, and kindly  excuse me when I. say that I at first  took it for some new kind, of Indian  club. .  Having been re-assured as to its  object and received various instructions how to act in every possible contingency, I took my place nervously  beside the plate, conscious that all  eyes were upon me in anxious expectancy; but of what happened after  this I have very little recollec ion.  One thing I do. know, that so .soon a .���  I saw the ball comin ,all the instruc  sisted to my feet after great difficulty  and after making quite sure that I  was sound so far as the rest of my  body was concerned.  I had had quite enough of baseball  for one clay and told them so, but upon '.my attempting to leave the field I  was told that I had to settle scores  first with the catcher, whose shoulder  it appears was what I had struck be  fore I commenced my ill-fated run  and not the ball at' ali. ' I managed to  compromise matters with the aid of  numerous apologies and a drink later  in the evening, but I firmly declared  that that should be. my first and last  game of baseball.  Perhaps it may be, and yet'I think  not. Since corning to New Denver I  have been induced to ���"���alter-'my-decision, and who knows, but one clay  your humble servant may be a credit  to the town, Let us hope so. ;  : Yours entirely,  . - ALGE3RA  j.  Dealers  ill  JOHN W. GRAHAM &  Co.,  WIIOLKSAI-K  Pianos,  Organs,   Musicians'   Sup- Books> smf l??'*: ��ffice Supplies,  plies, Sewing: Machines, and  Supplies.  SPOKANE, - - "W.AR1T.  k__  -.PPiNPQ HD"  Ormftud nli  ARROW LAKE,  IS now .open for tl:e accommodation  of���*. jrucFts  Rates, SI.50 io S2.50 per day. Jk��f -Sis  25  eai5ts each,  or 5  fo-.' Si..  For further  particulars write to the nroprietorr'.  DAWSON, CKADDOCK & Co  and Wall Paper.  Great Eastern Block.  SPOKANE, WASH.  P*  w-  HOUSE  NAKUSP, B. C.  rOMFORTABLE Rooms, Good Meals  ^   and Careful Attention to Guests  makes this Hotel  popular with tlie  Traveling Public,  UK 1IS0  it  ��  O  AVING placed some new  Machinery in our Mill,  we are prepared to furnish  all kinds of R6u.qir and Dres-  sed Lumber and Shingles at  oTeatlv reduced Prices.  JLJ  A.S. Farwell is survey inj* at Trail,  MRS. D. A. McDOUGALD, Prop  ���l.ouirh Lumber, narrow,  * "    " ��� ��� " wide,  Joi.-i and ScnutlJiiy, .-jized up to  Itt feel ii.)ii,_r,  lS'torM- '  2,: 'io .'JO '  ifioornii-*, T&-G.0 "  ' .    "        ���    ���   ���'.���������4 "   *  V joii-.f Oi-ilhifr. J "-  i;'"Hi:siie,      :  Shi|)l,'.]V,  Surfaced Dressed  ���510 (��()  .Jll 00to;_i*> 00  turn  ������.<ia-oo*  $].:? ou  $-_U 00  i*L{i 00  tu-i ou  -.lo 00  A liberal di count on large orders for .Cash,  ��_*���>.''.til.  PETER GENELLF  Co. 4.  THE   LEDGE.  Second Year  ri  Published every Thursday.  ii.     T.    LOWERT,    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.  TO CONTRIBUTORS.  Correspondence from every part of the Kootenay  nistrict and communications upon live topics  a'ways acceptable. Write on both sides of the  payer 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.  THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 1895.  THE AMERICAN.  All people, born in America are  Americans, although the term is generally applied to natives of the United  States. Those who are fortunate  enough to be.from Canada are called  Canadians, to distinguish them from  Uncle Saih's children. The American  on this side of the line is to be found  principally in the mining camps.  They are a class of people who possess a desire to become rich in a day  at their own or somebody else's expense. The American is very numerous in Kootenay, and finds it very  congenial to his pocket., cHe has been  here a long time and has done more  to open our mines than any. other  kind of an individual. They have  been ,located well on this side of the  line, iu fact much better than a band  of Canadians would be in the States.  They are allowed great liberty, even  to celebratitig the Fourth of July.  While we would prefer to see the  riches of .this country handled by residents, still it is much better to have  the mining industry developed and  the ore shipped across the line than  to have nothing done at all. A certain amount of the wealth paid to the  miners will be spent in Canada, and  the balance will enrich the capitalists  of the United States, who are enterprising enough to know a good thing  when they see it.  A CHANCE FOR DENVER.  We understand that it is the inten.  tion of the British Columbia Iron  Works, of Vancouver, to locate a  branch of their establishment in West  Kootenay, for the purpose of -manufacturing: all descriptions of mining  and milling . machinery. The plant  is one that was formerly located in  New Westminster, and will be sufficiently large to warrant any town in  the district in putting forth strenuous  efforts to secure its location. Two  score hands would be employed, and  wherever situated it would prove a  valuable factor in building up that  place. Mr. Macfarlane, manager of  the British Columbia Iron Works, is  now touring through the district, and  will decide upon the site. ���I  One thing certain the works will'  have to be centrally located and  handy- the mines.    Iff the Slocan is to  be the leading camp in the district,  and we believe it is, then the site  must be chosen to command -hat  trade. In such event no place is so  well favored as New Denver. True,  we cannot as readily r offer a bonus  as Kaslo, because we are not incorporated. But we can offer a free  building site, which is, as it were, but  a stone's cast from the leading mines  of the camp. We would respectfully  urge the citizens of the town���and for  enterprise we challenge their equals  ���to move all the forces at their command to get the proposed works established here. They will never regret it.           a -_----__-_-___-��^-_-----_--_-------m---_b  It is a common report that one of  the most prominent smelters in the  United States has a man looking up  a site for a smelter in this country.  From what we can learn from the  people in different places, the smelter  will be built at Vancouver, Revelstoke, Nakusp, Robson, Nelson, Ross-  land, Kaslo, Ainsworth, Sandon, New  Denver, and other places too numerous to mention.  ill  KOSSLAND, B. C.  Qvl  Stage Line meets all Boats arriving atJTrail  Landing.  S.S. "ALBEETA."  LEAVES Kaslo for Ainsworth. Pilot Bay, and  Nelson on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, at 8 a m; Thursdays, at 9 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 m; Tuesdays and Fridays at (5 pm  Close connection is thus made between  lake  S*>ints and all incoming and outgoing trains of the  PR at Nelson.  The steamer is newly equipped in every particular, is lit throughout by electricity, and contains a  bathi'oom and all modern conveniences for the  comfort of passengers.  The above schedule is in effect May 16,1895, subject to change.  J \S. WAUGH.      GEO. F. HAY WARD,  Purser. Master    ���'  Nakusp & Slocan Railway  TIMS  a__R.D.  ,IN EFFECT APRIL 5TH   1895.  Canada has now a canal of, its own  around the insurmountable rapids on'  the Sault Ste. Marie river, and her  shipping is no longer at the mercy of  the fickle policy of the United States  Department of Marine. The canal  has'been two years or more in building and is constructed on the most  scientific principles. It was thrown  open to commerce on Thursday, without any particular ceremony whatsoever. Canadians love to be independent.  Friends of the white metal will find  food for thought and cause for congratulation in the astonishing result  of the telegraphic poll made by the  New York World last week as to the  complexion of the next United States  Congress on the silver question. Out  of 116 members who gave a plain reply to the query put to them, 55 were  in favor of free coinage; 44 favored  bimetallism generally, with the proviso of an international agreement,  and only 17 adhere to the gold standard. Some of the latter even are  not definite as to their platform. The  southern and western States were  unanimous for free silver. This is  truly a remarkable verdict, particularly when compared with the feeling  of two years ago. It demonstrates  forcibly with what tremendous strides  the cause of silver is progressing.  Capt. Vanderburg:, Master.  Time  Table.  LEAVES Nakusp on Tuesdays and Fridays, at  7 a m, for Leon and Halcyon Hot Springs,  Hall's Landing, Wigwam and Revelstoke.'  On Mondays and Thursda3rs the boat leaves Na  kusp for Burton City, at 7 a m.  P. M. TINGLING & Co  TRAIN LEAVES  NAKUSP  THREE FORKS  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.  i  This schedule is subject to change at any time  without notice. '  For further information apply to  J. S. LAWRENCE.  Trainmaster  Nakusp, B. C.  The Quickest  and  Cheapest Konte  East  or  West.   -  Steamer leaves Nakusp every Thursday and Sunday morning, making close connection at Revelstoke  with trains for all points East or  '���'..    West.  Before you travel get information from  C. P. R. Agents as to time and  rates. It will save you money.  Apply to nearest Railway Aerent  or to  GEO. McL. BROWN,  District Passenger Agent,  Vancouver  8 &  RAILWAY.  Nelson & Fort Sheppard  RAILWAY.  ALL     RAIL    ROUTE     TO     SPOKANE  The only through route from Nelson, Kaslo,!  Kootenay Lake and all Slocan  Poirts.  Daily   (Except   Sunday)    Between  Spokane and Northport.  Tri-Weekly Between Northport and  Nelson.  Leave 8:43 a.m.       NE LSO?_.       Arrive 5:25 pjn  Mondays. Wednesdays, Fridays,, trains will run  through to Spokane,arriving same day. Returning  passengers will leave Spokane at 7 a.m. Tuesdays,  Thursaays,Saturdays,arriving at Nelson at 5:25 p.  rh., same day, making close connection with the  steamer Nelson for Kaslo and all Kootenay lake  points,  Passengers, for Kettle River and: Boundary  Creek connect at Marcus with stage^on- Mondays  and Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.  Passengers for Trail Creek mines connect at  Northport with  stage daily.  ft  Steam Nav. Co*, Ltd.  TIME CARD 3STO. T.  In Effect on Monday, April 29, 1895.  REVELSTOKE   ROUTE���STR. 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 C.P.R.  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 G p.m.  Stages run in connection with the steamer from  Trail Creek Landing to Rossland.  KASLO ROUTE-STR.. NELSON.  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo, on Tuesdays, at 5:40 p m;  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 Mohda.is, at 4 a m;  Wednesdays, at 4 am; Thursdays,.at 8a m;  Fridays, at 4 am. Connecting on Mondays.  Wednesdays, and .Fridays"with N & F S>Rail-  way for Spokane.  Close'connections Avith Columbia & Kootenay  Railway at Nelson for points north aud south..  BONNER'S FERRY  ROUTE-STEAMER  "- NELSON..  Leaves Nelson for Bonner's Ferry on Mondays  and Fridays at 8:30 am.  Leaves Kaslo for Bonner's Ferry on Mondays and  Fridays at 4 am.  Leaves Bonner's Ferry��� for-Pilot Bay,. Nelson,  Ainsworth and Kaslo, on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 2 am.  Connects with east and west bound trains on the  Great Northern Railway.  The company reserves the right1 to change thi.  schedule at any time without notice.  For full information as to tickets, rates, etc.,-ap  ply at the Company's office?,-Nelson, B.C.  T. A.LLAN. Sec'y  Nelson, B.C-.  Jt. W. TROUP..  Manager 50��  ���<j  THE LEDGE.  Pasre 5  v&  LOCAL ASSAYS.  *  Twinklcr-    Cro\vcled'v"0'ut  From     8    ^a  Tiicii* Accuetoiuet!. Nook.  Dr. Bronse has gone to the Arrow  lal.e Hot Springs.for a week.  IL N. Coursiyr -lias resigned liis  coin mission as justice of the j eaee fur  Rc-ve-Stoke.    .���'������."-  J. ]\I. Winter is applying for a  license to1 sell spirituous liquors at  Cody Creek:     "''  Geo. Williamson's" building, opposite The Ledge office; has b��en -onetl  up by the paint.brush .liis week."  It is given out that 100 inen wUl be  ] ut'-to work next week on the C.P.li  grade from Three1 Forks to Cody  Creek.  T. Henderson  has houghc ..opt Al. -  Hoyi nl the" flaws'  business, hut'will  not take  charge till  the  lirst of the  inqatlL.. ,     , ..    .   ���     . . '    . ���  Alerter was'' received here Friday  in just 18 daysfrom Londori,England.'  Tins beats, tlie record. ��� -Not -so slow  for Canada.  J\]ps.Bo.wcb' and Miss Egan.of Three  Forks, "and -Mrs. Opt.'Mobrc, 'of the  concentrator/ spent "Saturday in the  metropolis. *'  ���  The .Lieutenant-Governor has ac-  1 cer^ed the'resignation of D. B. Bogle  as justice' of tlie peace in and for West  Kootenay district.  IL E.' T: Haultain, is leaving 150  Mile House, Cariboo, for Barbortown,  South Afripa,,-where .he has obtained  a lucrative situation..  For' sale or to rent. ��� A five-roomed  cottage in Nakusp. Conveniently located. For terms, apply to F. G.  Fauquier,-_>Ial-iisp, B. C.'   ' t  B*  &  2  - _3__Y2^_=^ISTH55-.,  ^(JI-tCITOR and Notary Public. !;  New Denver, B. C  u  ���������sy  Br*  9  CURSS  urn  ELE!;  m\M* y_ IL  ���Hew Denver. B. C,    ,  TJAS in'stock Millinery, Hosiery, Ladies'' Under-  l1   wear. Dj ijss Goody, etc,  A l;iVi��e {inantity of House Lining at very low  price*.  Calj _ud inspect the Stock.  IMow  _Des:n.v<_Di��, _3. O.  Kl <  mANAutlVltNL  ITSl    _____IT_irD     k\  _________as__awra___n_j_5s________-__.^^  Everything in First,Class Order.   -  Meals Served at all Hours.  Best of Attention to Customers. .  JACOBBON & Co  THREE FORKS-  SILVERTON  S.IUK r ALU hum  New Denver, B. C.  HTT2>TT:E_:_r*. & _*__.  ._a_��*V_>r  ���A- ttStfcX���'__&  ji^OOTS and Shoes made' to order.   First-class  h  work.   Imperial Calf for fine shoes.   French  Good, specially adapted for Miners' and Prospectors' iisv.. Goods warranted not to rip for one year  DOCTOR  I  cJ��  E.  PHYSICIAN  AND  /.  Dealers in:  .*���  ry  ��.  and flinihg Supplies.  fiT*-""^   ���M_K__B__H  wMom CK-kan ^^au-**^     ____3s__  c_ST  U^auS1^ ������wan  LVERTON,  SILVERTO  V?V  Mew Denver  SURGEON.  c  iC  F, ll. Prior, a recent traveler  tweeivKaslo and "Three" Fork?, com-.  plains of losing a purse .containing &C0  in cash"and ��J50:in checks.   .  F. Pyman,   New Denver's  watchmaker and jeweller makes cleaning-1  and  repairing'   watches a specialty  He visits Three Forks every Friday  to accommodate ' customers  in that  town. ��� t  Rey���.Mc Hall, of Revelstoke, the  chairman of the Kamiooj s district of  the Methodist Church, came in by  Tuesday's train on a tour of inspection  of the different missions uhder his  control.  Supt. Pope, in answer to the petition for a school here, forwarded the  necessary documents to be filled out.  These have been returned and in a  week or two the school is expected to  be opened  J. Findley, representative of the B,  vC. Iron Works,. Vancouver, is now  stationed:here for some 'i ne to come.  Mr. Findley will, personally visit, all  parties desirous of doing busmesr; with  his firm upon application. f  The. 'finishing- touches are bcin&  placed on,the. Teasckvle block, and it  presents an attractive, appearance. Of  the two stores,'"'Mrs._\Mer_.ley: will occupy One with: her 'milTihery stock,  while'.T.' 'Henderson.-will: have:the 0.'  P.'R. telegraph oliice and a news  stand in the other.   ������:.  - be- 1 OI    &  W A t% in'  00D Rooms. 'Dining Room furnished .with the best in  E the Market. Stables in connection with the House.  The Bar has all the choicestiiqiibrs in use; in the-Kootenay  Distiict;'    ' ~   ." '       "'/'���-,"  ciScdL  h  .*��  9  ��  -GO TO���  R. S. WILSON,  ���THK���  SLOCAN TAILO  Sixth street. New Denver.  IDE___l_____EE]_R S I__nT :  71  Many ���people have^ an idea that  after death their spirits corne back,to  this world in another form. /The  Si washes on . the coast will never  shoot at a crow*on that account.. They  think crows are dead Indians, and  we.should ro" be-.surprised if there  was something in it.  F ATEST Styles perfect lit. Fine English tweeds  JIj and Wor.-ieds. Latest derfaiis iu lancy iai-  portcd panting-s and summer overcoatings.  Fox's English ^erg-os1 and the celeLrated Tyl;c  serges always kept in stock.  Fancy Vestings, etc., etc.  m  io  '.  rt)  New Denver.  V  .k?9  r^_ mjwnnp���T7-i-W^_'_r_i_nrT'C: _nri_-|_. -v. irmfrrxirw*  fi  nes  9  ^��_-ar_n-___:_��i  Assay Price List:  Gold, Silver, <���-_* Lead, each   Gold; Silver and Lo���d, c-_inbiufcd..........  Goid'and oilier..........'.......:.......;...  '_> iv.cr and Lead   "Go-poor (by EiccLrolysi.-*;;..............." .���:..  (���joia, SisVo'r, Gopher and Lead...........  Gold -aid Co;*pe_ ..................'. ���.  : Siiver and Copi'd*..'   Gold, Sliver and Conner....:..;...........;.,  Fiatinum....'.:.. '..*..   .:_...  Alorcury....  .'   I:\>u or Mangaiiese.   Lima,  Magnesium, Barium,  Silica, S'ul-  ���' ' : ::liur,���*e.icii.'���.   Bismuth, Tin, Cobalt, _sic_a-i, Antimony,  Zinc, and Arsenic, each    Coal (FLx-d Carbon, Volatile Muter, Asli,  and percentage oi- Coi.e, if Coking  Gjal)..   Terms:   Cas_i Witli .Siauple.  June 20th, 1S95.  Si  .0  3 '00  2  0  2  u0  -z  0  4 00  ii*  00  2  rt?,  ij  0.1  5  00  ���2  OU.  2  00  2  00  4  03  4 00  FRANK DICK  .!__t!C  i-araware,  ___n_na_B_x��e5afflt_____c__Br______.___6_w  s,  I  ���1  t_n_u__-%r_:  An  __,_j_.__ai__a.lv^jj.a;i_;i.-r_:r.7i \,a -J__^3-n.���� -c��  I  Hers an  tfTflf,  '/ii  3  7  ctors.  Postoffice and  Order Office in Connectkn Page 6.  THE LEDGE.  Second Year  DIFFICULT NAVIGATION.  Tiie   Upper Kootenay   a Hard River to  Ascend.  R. W. Jones, merchant at Fort  Steele, East Kootenay, and also at  Jennings, Montana, besides being  part owner of the steamer Annerley,  which plies between these points on  the Kootenay river, was in Spokane  last week on a business trip.  The Annerley is the only boat plying between the two points mentioned  She is 95 feet long and has a register  tonnage of 75 tons.    She has powerful  machinery,  which   is  necessary   to  force her over the rapids a few miles  above  Jennings,   where   the  river  rushes through a canyon.    In high  water it is necessary to line over the  rapids to prevent the boat from being  dashed to pieces on the big rocks that  obstruct the centre of the channel  At the present stage of the water the  steamer goes through without lining.  These are the obstructions that have  been examined by the American authorities with a view to their removal.  There are also shallow rapids which  make navigation difficult at low wa-  arid it is desired to have these removed.  The distance from Jennings to Fort  Steele is 150 miles. It takes the boat  two days to go up and only eight  hours to conic dewn. Jennings is on  the Great Northern and the Annerley  was built the year the road was completed. She did little business last  year owing to the hard times, but is  now making weekly trips, leaving  Jennings every Monday, carrying  freight and passengers int:> the Fort  Steele mining country and Tobacco  Plains.  She will soon begin carrying ore  from the North Star mine, from a  point five miles above Fort Steele, and  will make,two trips a week so soon  as the ore traffic will justify it. The  North star is regarded as a great  property. It is a silver lead proposition, with a vein nearly 60 feet wide,  assaying 45 ounces in silver and 63  per cent. lead. A wagon road, 16  miles long, has been built from the  landing on the river to the mine, and  ore shipments will commence early  next month.  The Kootenav river is navigable  40 miles above Fort Steele, and' there  is also a steamer on this route. There  is a wagon bridge at Fort Steele that  cost several thousand dollars, which  ha? a draw to permit of the passage  of the steamer.  Mr Jones savs the country is very  a. _, K  rich and all that it lacks is development. Times are getting better in  there, and many new prospectors and  settlers are arriving.  Thos. Berry, sawyer, sustained a  com pound fracture of the leg, Thursday, by being caught in the beltirigj  at the Nelson Sawmill Co.'s works at  Rossland :     ' ���:*"'./���      *  -r���  Certificate of Improvements.  ; NOTICE. V  CURRIE Mineral Claim.���Situate in the Slocan  Mining* Division of West Kootenay District,  Where located: South side of Gold creek, Slocan  lake.: '," ... :-,-���>  Take Notice that I, Heibert T. Twig.a:, as agent  for Jame^.H. Currie, free miner's certificate No.  51,320, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,, to  an))ly to the Gold Commission _r for a certificate  of improvement*, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that adverse claims must  be sent to tlie Gold Commissioner and action commenced before the issuance of such certilicate ol  inr rovements.  Dated this tirst day of May, 1895.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  f OUDOUN Mineral Claim.���Situate in the Slocan  Jj Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located: At the confluence of Sandon and  Carpenter creeks.  Take notice that I, J. M. Harris. N_.53.917, for  myself, and as agent for G. M. Sproat, free miner's  certilicate No. 53,817, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to anply to the Gold Commissioner for  a certificate of improvements, for the purpose oi  obtaining a Crown grant of the above claim.  And  further take notice,  that adverse clain.s  must le sent to the Gold Commis^iooer and fiction  commenced before the issuance of such certificate  of improvement"*.  . Dated this 13th day of May, 1895.  J. M. HARRIS  May lfi. y  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  DEADmAN Mineral Claim.���Situate in the Slogan  mining division of the West Kootenay Dis  trict, B. C. Where located: Between the Bonanza  Kiner and Texas, on north side of east fork of Carpenter creek.  Take notice that I, Charles E. Perry, as agent  for Robinson Morton Sherman, free miner's certificate No. 53,783, intend, (50 d iys from the date hereof, to anply to the Gold Commissioner for a certificate of ininroveincnts 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 Mav, 1895.  CHARLES E. PERRY  ��� -������ ���    ���������- ������  -���       w ���       ���     ������       ���   ��� --  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  VANCOUVER, MOUNTAIN BOOMER AND  \ ZIL0R Mineral Claims ���Situatein the Slocan  Mining Division of West Kootenay District Where  located: 'Adjoinhisr one another on south side of  Four Mile creek, SI Mian 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. 51,318, intend, sixty daysfrom the date hereof,  t") apply to the Gold Commissioner for certificates  .of improvement', for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown grant of each of 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 certificates of  improvements.  Dated this 19th dav of May, 1*95.  HERBERT T. TWIGG  May 23,1895.  Notice of Assignment.  W. Rudde, of Cheney, Was in #_���._,'  is bpsiiing a 1 irge general store a t  Rossland.  C. E Sceley, wholesale liquors, and  John Hirsch, surveyor, are opening  up in business at Rossland.  NOTICE is herebv. given that Joseph 'Almoyrcof  the town of _Nfevv Denver, and Province of  British Columbia, trndm_r as the Balfour Trading  Company, .has bv deed, dated the 15th day of May.  ,895. assigned all, his pergonal estate, credits and  effects'which may be. seized and sold under execution, and all his real estate, to John Weatherill,  of the said town of New Denver, Merchant, for the  iniri' se of satisfying rateablyaud proportionately,  and without preference or.prioritv,allliis creditors.  Said deed wa�� executed by the said Joseph Almoure  and the ''aid John WeafclVerill on tlie lohday of  Mav. 1895. AH crcrtit-trs.are requested to send full  ���larficulars of their claims to the said trustee on or  "I'efov'e the 2Mh (\:\y of June, 1^95, after which date*  ihe trustee will proceed- to..distribute the n.ssi ���_.. of  the said Joseph Almoure among the creditors of  who��e claims he shall then have received notice.  Dated at New  Denver.   B. C, the loth day of  Mav, 18i 5.  JOHN WEATHERILL,  ���N. D. MOORE, Pres.  R. McFERRAN, See'v /  LTD.,  CONCENTRATOR, THREE FORKS, B.C.  es.  and Grain in Ca_ __ots.to' the Trade.  ETON  GENERAL   MERCHANT,  S prepared to sell all Lines of Goods Cheaper than ever  before.  YOU WILL  SAVE YOUR HONEY  if you buy your Goods from Mm at  i  HOUSE,  THREE   FORKS,   B. C.  : O :  THIS Hotel, under new management, is cne of the best in  the country. The Rooms are comfortable and the  Dining Room contains the best the market affords. Don't  miss it* when you go to the Forks.     '"':/",  LOWES & dLAIR, Proprietors  fc_j____________*-*'      '(__> ��_->  ___ <*w��' ��L-�� __-"__  G-oods ' bought rig-lit out; no commission charged.  Fair selection; i__i_nediate returns. ?  Skipping1 tags furnished free upon J  request.  There is 2TO E5U2T2" on Turs or any *wj!jt  other goods we handle.  ��__T-Write for Circular giving" Shipping- Directions and &__.SS2T ZZ_1_����  "SET 2?S2C__3.  il  Incorporated.  MAIN HOUSE: {       200'2i2 First Avenue Morth'  M_o_*r^^ :M33xnsr.  branches:  HELENA, MONT.       CHICAGO, ILL.       VICTORIA, B. C  V.CoolieftBinMmanSts. '���.''. "-.,128 Kichfean St. ..- 80 Lansley St.  WINNIPEG,  ITS Princess'St.  R. B. KERR,  Solicitor for Trustee.  Trustee  Notice to the Public  QTAGES  Leave Ka.��lo   and   Three Porks. i\r  ij   enher pL.ce, every morning at 8 o'cLck  Creditors' Meeting.  A   MEETING of the creditor* of the ^aid'Joseph  _/__   Almoure will 1 e held at the Balfour ^Trading*  Comnau,r'fl store. New Denver. B. C. on Saturday,  the 25th day of Mav, 1895, at 10 o'clock a.m.  May 23,18-5.      " ���     : '.  Satisfaction is  Guaranteed.  A.J.SCOTl  Manager  ��  THREE FORKS, B. C.  Best   Furnished  Rooms  in the City.  T.. NOBQUAY, Prop  'fix  m THE   JLEDGE.  Pagre 7  KASLO RECORDS.  Xew    Claims    Diseovei'edl    During'    tlie  Month of 3Iay.  THE GRANT HOUSE  Sandon, B. O.  GOOD Meals and comfortable Rooms make this  Haccu a pleasant ilaee for travelers to srx)}* at.  ARCHIE GRANT, Prop  a  3  Revelstoke, B. C.  Analytical   Chemist and  Assayer.  o  RE   of  any   kind   assayed.     Nickel   Ore  a  Specialty.  W. Pellew Harvey, F.C.S.  VANCOUVER, B. C ,  Mining Engineer,  Analytical Chemist,, and  Assayer.  Assay Office and Metallurgical Works.  Following is a list of the new claims  recorded in Kaslo for that district  during the month of May:���  Blue Grouse���Near Kemp's springs:  Mav 1, bv A. W. Johnson.  Silver Bug���In Hot Springs camp,  May 3, bv S. Weese.  Hamilton���In Hot Springs camp,  May 3, by 0. G. Seward.  0. K. ���Close to Ainsworth. Ma y 3,  by G. W. Adrian.  Moonlight���West of Ainsworth, on  May 7, by J. B. McArthur.  Horn Silver���West of Ainsworth,  May 7, by 0. E. Boiling.  Princess���North west; of Ainsworth,  May 7, D; F. Strobeck.  Sunrise���In Jackson basin, Mav 8.  * _/        *  bv A. W. Johnson.  i'  Pallidium���Across lake from Kaslo  May 10, by E. J. Matthews.  Deck Boy���East side of Kootenay  lake, May 11, by M. M. Grothe.  Melrose���On Loekhart creek, May  13, by W. Rawson.  Silver Cliff���Adjoining Highland,  Mav 16, bv J. R. Hardie.  T"     !      A'. r\      -x-iT     n i        A   FULL Line of Drugs? and Prescription Remc-  Lucky Star���On Woodbury creek,   A dies k__ t on hand.  May 16, by H. J. Warner. ^  Normandy���On Wood bur v creek, !  May 16, by T. J. Lendrum.  Wholesale Produce Merchants,  13 i WATER STREET, - -        VANCOUVER, B. C  : o :  E handle  Dried Fruits,  Fresh   Fruits, Butter, Eggs,  Cheese, Bacon, Hams, and Lard.  Vancouver, B. C.  yr__ n  ' MJ  %*. I  _     ^sP n     u u _ t" _ s _ \j> E a i  KASLO, - - - B.C.  Graduate of American College of Dent ill Surgery  Cliic.'fi'o.  Of kick: Over Bvors' Hardware store.  -L BRUKER,  PllYSrCIAX AND SUKGEON.  Trree Forks,        -       B. 0.  ��!.���  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.  ir  ���_L  __vULA_J;i  i  IE HAIROUTTER,  Three Forks, B. C.  77 AS the onlv Billiard and Pool Tal)lc in tlie  11 Slocan. Choice lini'S oi Cigars, Tobaccos and  Fruit. Tin: Barber Shot; in coiiiieetio?.i is die best  c(jui;i;!cd in tin; Di-nrlct.  "C:'~, ^"b. "&**<  mw  ���*&<��� ty��  __!  :��__.  Mayflower���On Whitewater creek  -r  Mav 21, by T. L. Montgomery.   '  Iiiicky Boy���On Mosquito creek,  Mav 21, bv E. L. Warner.  Bonanza King*���Adjoins Ellen and  Bnggaboo, May 22, by W. W. Warner.  Lacky Hit���Extension of Lucky  Eby-;; May 2i:: byI). F. Strobeck;V :.  'Snowshoe���On.Crawford, bay, May  23, by E. J. Matthews.  Opher No: 3���Head of Jackson  basin, May 23,yby G. Henderson;  Snowline���East side of'"; Kootenay  lake, May 23, by D. C. McMorris. '���};'���  Cutters���East side of Kootenay lake,  May 23, by W. Sea.mann.  ���Lakeview���Close to Cutter, May 29  ���by C. A. Wright.  Freddie Lade���On east side of the  lake, May 29, by J. A. Daws.  Old Lews--Near Watson, May 29,  by L. H. Cresman.  New Star���Near Bear lake, Mav  29, by W. Sudrbw. 1 Gracluate of Trinity University, Tc  Cham pion-North west of Ainsworth |    ronta    Member of college Phvsi  Ma y 30, by 1. C Stro bee ic.     .  _��_-��  "_!'  ST.  FW  V in i  *��  JEJ  35  Nelson, ;B:;C.  . 5rc_ha__it,;;T  Full Line  of Suitings' and  Trouseringsalways on hand.  :r"~~   : DO;QTOR: .'      ~~  - j___-  .o*  up.piios  Full Btock Oii Hand.    Branch Store at Tlives Forks.  CHARLES W. McANW,  EARI-XSTEK,' __c, . . :;*  MINSNG LAWS 'A 'SPECIALTY.  ��        __._-?��  KASLO, B. C.  RCSSLAxN D T WISTSRS.  cians and Surgeons, Ontario.  THE  The Cliff has entered the list ..of  shippers.  The Ottawa" claim has been sold  for m,501  The Commander has been sold to  Montana parties for' $3,003.  Eiffht hundred and forty-seven tons  an*  COMMISSION  'A(ffiNT_ ' .'  KASLO CITY. B. C  KASLO  Easlo. E. 0  II li [Ml MM Oil Will  (Works at Kaslo. B. C.V  ;/������ LUMBER..: YAED,.y  Foot'of Ken&ryx Street,   Kelson, j  STANLEY    HOUSE,  ' NELSON, B. c.   ���''������ ���  ���'.'���' j ': '','  pi-ST Rooms and Board in tho City. Hot and  13 Cold Water. ..-.Barn Roonijor tho u;>o of l!ie  'Ciiiegts.   Rates reasonable.  MRS.  McDONALD, Prop  \\m  0?  tl  I  ;<_. A i  Jeweler  of ore were  shipped durin2* tlie first  /conveniently sitna.te.ii. to  the stcamiwat |  ���   ���       *. *' " * L/   landing:.   '  weefc of. this month  A large body of paying ore has been  struck on the Monte Cristo group, recently bonded bv A. E. Humphreys.  The bar is one of the best appcited  in the Kootenay District,  JAMES DELANEY,   .  Lessee  A full stock of Lumber  rough and dressed, laths  shingles, ;sash,doors,mould."{  in^s, etc. Clear and dry  fir flooring and ceil in e; for  sale, at lowest prices,  G. Oo BUCHANAK,  KABLO CITY.  F 0  The only practical 'Watchmaker in  the   Kootenav   District.    Orders bv  ���  mail receive promrt attention  HENRY DAWES,  Proprietor  x-gOilt*  ^Ml WORK GUiMNTEEI), Page 8.  Second Year  MINING RECORDS,  Recorded at New Denver, for the week ending  June 19, 1895  ,���'���'.'���.'���''  TKANSFJCUS.  WE Callanan to W Thomlimon����� in Gettys  bury, on Junao.   Recorded J une 14; amount, ��1.  T D Tcbin to W Tomlinson���$ in Vjeksburg, on  Tuneb.   i.ecdrdeti Junell; amount.ySl.  McLennan & Black to George Graham���\ in  Green leaf, on June l-il Recorded June 15;  amount, ��75.;  XV Harris to A. McKenzie and J McXauglit���All  interc-st m Mogul No 2, on June li. Recorded  J une 15; amount, $10.  A J, Murphy,to R. McFerran���All interest in  x akima, Oregon. Sunshine and Monday, on J une  1.   Recorded June 15; amount ��1.  W Springer to E S Kinney����� in Summit and  Dayton, on June IS. Recorded June 17;  amount, ..17.  Con Doherty to R H Pratt���J in Silver Bow. on  A ugu_t _8.   Recorded J une 17; amount .*>l).  V C Raclin'to A F Thompson���, in Silver Band  on J uly 19.   Recorded June 18; amount, j$5u.  W L Price to A F Thompson���\ in Mutial. on  January 28.   Rscorded June 18; amount, tfl.  A C Fry to A , D Coplen���J in Chicago, on  December 15.   Recorded J une 19; amount, *1.  AV. Walton to J. Cockell���h in Silver Cord, on  J une 15.   Recorded June 19; amount, ijlO.  ASSKSSMEXTS.  Black Bess No 2���F. Sexton, on June 13.  Divide���James Anderson, on June 13.  Silver Chief, Ruby Trust, and Kentucky Girl  ���Eri Thompson et al, ou June l_.  ��� Crown Point No 3���S. Shaw et al, on June 14.  Cordelia���W. H. Mitchell, on June id.  Shoshone���J. Bolander et al, on June 15.  Trade Dollar���J. J. Lynch et al, on June 15.  Sarnia and Mountain Chief No 3���J. R. Gates,  on June 15.  Tom Bowling and Great Eastern���W. C.  YaAvkey, on J une 17.  Noonday No 2���T Duffy, on June 17.  Alhambra, Phoenix No 3 and Libby R���M W  Bruner, on June 17.  Blue Grouse���R. McTaggart, on June 18.  Milton���R. McPherson, on June 18.  Gladstone���D Whitley, on June 18.  Carbonate Hill���H Howson, on June 18.  Majesticand Unexpected���C French, on June 19.  LOCATIONS.  Packer No 2���On south fork of Carpenter, June  13, by W Sudro.  Argo���On south fork of Cai-penter, June 1-1, bv  W Sudro.  Ottawa No 4���On Springer creek, June 14, by T.  Mulvey.  Bismarck���Near Bear lake,- June 14, by E  Bougard.  Espanola���Adjoins Yakima, June 14, by James  Gilhooley.  Home Rule���On Carpenter creek, June 15, by  M. MeAndrews.  Black Rock���On Carpenter creek, June ;15, by  W. L: Smith,    y. . '  Congress���On Carpenter creek, June 15, by W  L Smith.  St. Charles���Adjoins the Loudoun, June 15, by  J. T.Foley. .;. ���:  Oregon City���On Ten Mile, June 15, by L W  Parkis'on and J H Thompson.  Monitor No 3���On Carpenter creek, June 17, by  J McKiernan and C H Loenson.  Simec-e���'South fork of Carpenter creek, June  17, by C. Henderson.  Butte���Near Three Forks, on June 17, by D  McLennan.  Monte Carlo���On Twelve mile, June 17, by C  Martin.  Atlantic���On. Twelve mile, June 17, by John  Popham. ������'��� *'!y  Midnight���On Big Bertha mountain, June 17,  hy W L Lowr-/.  Admiral Nelson���In Ivanhoe basin, June 17, by  HDonally. ; ��� *,  Warspite���In Ivanhoe basin, June 17, by A L  Roberts. ���.'.���,.",'������������.  Silver Button���Near Bear lake, June 18, by M  J Walsh and J L Stewart.  Defender���On Miller creek, June 19, by A Dodds  Ophir���Near Sandon, June 19, by John Cockell.  Silver Flume���On Spring creek, .tune 19, by  James Morris, G Murphy and F Anderson.  LEDGE C PIPINGS  Bill Cunningham, formerly of Kaslo  is in Alaska.  Nakusp does not want the band for  the first of July.  Nakusp lias raised |200 for the  sports on Dominion Day.  0. G. Dennis, tax collector, spent a  day or two in town this week.  A brace of Sisters of Charity were  collecting in town for their' Order  Tuesday,  A postoffice is to be opened at  Thomson's Landing, with J. W.  Thomson in charge.  Rossland people effect to believe;  that a branch of trie Bank of Montreal  will be opened there.  Wm- . Cp\*an, of Revelstoke, is  able to be out again after an illness  of two weeks' duration.  The Assizes were to have opened at  Nelson yesterday, Attorney-General  Eberts being present to prosecute for  the Crown.,  Postoffice Inspector Fletcher has  been in the district during the week,  endeavoring to improve the mail  service.    A difficult task.  Gore was shed freely in a set-to  Saturday evening on the lake front  between a br.ee of young men who  were old enough to know better.  Sixty men are working in the Big  Bend.    The snpw in that section is  I yet too deep to permit of wori. being  ! done on any of the quartz ledges.  The Dominion Express Co. now  issues money orders for all sums up  to $50. These will be payable in  Canada, the United States or Europe.  The Rossland baseball club will  participate in the Dominion Day  sports at Nakusp. An effort is being  made for them to play against the  Denver club, ^on the diamond here,  July 4th,  H.   T.  NEW DENVER, B. C.  Provincial   Land Surveyor.  MINERAL Claims, Mines, Timber Limits, etc.,  surveyed.  HOWARD WEST  Assoc. R. S. M., London, Eng.  2XTTW DENVER, B.O.  Assayer and   Mineralogist.  /��3TPrompt return on all samples.  Application for Liquor License.  "VTOTICE is hereby given that thirty days after  iv date, I intend to apply to the G-old Commissioner for a license , to sell spirituous liquors'.at the  town of Cody-Creek, West Kootenay, British Columbia.  J. M. WINTER  Dated at New Denver, B. C, this 18th day of  June, 1895. ..  Notice of Stockholders' Meeting:.  SPECIAL Meeting of the Stockholders of the  , Minnesota Silver Company, Ltd., will be held  at the. Concentrator, near the town of Three Forks  in the Province of British Columbia, on Monday,  the first day of July, 1895, at 10 o'clock a.m., for  the purpose of electing a Board of Trustees for said  Company, and the transacting of such other business as may properly come before the meeting.  ���_*; ��� a. ..*"     F.cox, ���������'���...  Secretary  Dated this 7th day of June, lSDf*.  Notice of Stockholders' Meeting:.  A SPECIAL Meeting of the Stockholders of the  _.! Slocan Milling Company, Ltd., will be held at  the Concentrator, near the town of Three Forks,  in the Province of British Columbia, on Mondav,  the 1st day of July, 1895, at 10 o Vlock, a.m., for  the -purpose of electing a Board of Trustees for said  Company, and the transacting Of such-'other business as may propei'ly come before tlie meeting.  F, COX,  '  Sccrctiw  Dated this 7th day of June, 18.%.  Notice of Stockholders' Meeting:.  A SPECIAL Meeting of the stockholders of the  Ix. Alamo Mining Company, Ltd.. will be held at  the Concentrator, hear the town of Three Forks,  in the Province of British Columbia, on Mondav.  the 8th day of July, 1895, at 10 o'clock, a.m.,for the  purpose of electing a Board of Trustees for said  Company, and the transacting of such other busi  ness as may properly come before the meeting.  F.COX,  Secretary  Dated this 7th day of June, 1895.  ���JL i  Front Street, Kaslo.  ens  ats   and   Boots  We carry a large range of fine Tweed Suits, Black Worsted Suits, Navy  Serge Suits, summer Coatet and 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 plaiii and grain leather, witli strong counters  MeKAY & TEASDALE,  o  New Denver, B. C.  MANUFACTURERS OF ALL KINDS OF LUMBER  AVING-  our own  barge, ws  are  prepared to deliver  Lumber to any place on Slocan Lake.    Special attention paid to Orders from Mining-Men.  Is the Metropolis of Tthe  Slocan District, and  ust Increase in Value.  For  CHOICE BUSINESS AND RESIDENCE LOTS  Investors wi1! consult their own  Interests by consulting  Ti  New Denver, B. G.  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 Bining 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  V;".-'. 

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