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Array Volume VII.    No   2(>.  NEW DENVER, B. C, MARCH 2.9, 1000.  Price, $2 00 Yeab  'I'll ISA'     MICK    TIIK  ('olnrailo   Wen   Very    Much  (lie Slo'an.  CAMP  E ntoi'esf �����<!   ir.  Camp Gossip Concentrated for 'the Benefit of the  5 Paid-Up Subscriber.  LOCAL    CHIT-CHAT.  This spring is fully six weeks ahead o��  last season.  Silverton is to have a system of waterworks installed.  Sandon   band   will dissolve through  lack of support.  More gardens are in evidence this  year even than last.  The Win. Hunter Co. have disposed  of the Phoenix branch.  Get in and drill, for your own sake  and for the camp's sake.  ���Upwards of 500 new names have been  added to the Slocan voters'list.  A Miners' Union has been organized  at Kaslo with a membership of 95.  The Methodist parsonage grounds  have been enclosed with a neat fence  The fish never overlook the bait when  you buy your tackle at Nelson's store.  Go to the oyster, thou prattler, and  learn to be useful with thy mouth close  abut.  Twenty persons took out naturalization papers at the county court, Ivaslo,  last week.  Duncan Mclntyre returned on Sunday  from a winter's sojourn among relatives  in Newry, Out.  .James Hawkins, a Canadian miner,  was found dead on the trail near Kitchener last week.  Rev. Mr. Duncan will preach in the  Presbyterian church next Sunday evening, at 7.80 o'clock.  John Lind returned to town on Fri.  ���day from a winter's visit to his old home  in Western Ontario.  Dr. Brouse has added a fountain to  the attractions of the hospital grounds.  It is the first in town.  Many of the Swedes imported into the  Slocan mines are returning to their  homes in Minnesota.  ���John Goettsche has secured a fine 50-  foot lot on .Josephine street, just behind  H. Clever's residence.  Thomas Taylor, mining recorder at  Trout Lake, has resigned to become a  candidate for legislative honors.  Mrs. .las. Farrell and sister, Miss Diamond, of Slocan City, were' visiting  friends in New Denver this week.  Services will be held in Stephen's  church next Sunday, both morning and  evening     Rev. C F. Yates, pastor.  Win. Thomlinson lias acquired the  remainder of the lot on the south west  cornerof Josephineaud Seventh streets.  of L. R. Forbes, New Den vers, representative in the second contingent of  Canadian troops to South Africa.  The Bosun boarding house is running  regularly, but with only a few boarders  Manager Sandiford does not believe in  asking his workmen to board away  from their homes,and it is optional with  all hands where they shall board.  Officer Black detected a weakness in  the Carpenter creek bridge} last week  and two men were put to work repairing the damage, which was caused by  the water undermining the cribbing.  Robt. F. Green, Kaslo.M.P.P. for the  Slocan, was hereon Monday,looking up  iiis numerous friends. Politics, he says,  are still in a muddle all over the province. He does not know who his rival  or rivals will be at the approaching  elections.  New Den verc.au boast of many things.  The first apple grown in the Slocan was  picked here from a tree planted in the  Aylwin garden, and how these gentlemen come forward with the largest  hen's c^i>;, measuring 8W> inches in circumference.  Representations should be made to  the government showing the need of  having the government b'ock fenced  and otherwise improved. The money  spent last season in cleaning it up made  a vast; improvement and a few hundred  dollars would  finish  the job.  Clarence Teasdale, one of the old-  time favorites of the town,came in from  Rossland on Monday He has considerable interests in New Denver and has  an abundant faith in his investments.  He states Geo. Wharton is in New York  and Col. Sam is looking after his stamp  mill in Georgia  Possibly no greater improvement has  been made round New Denver than that  effected on Union street by the Aylwin  Bros, and Messrs Byrnes and Strickland What has heretofore been a thick  woods has been transformed into an  ideal spot for a fruit orchard and flower  and vegetable gardens, which will be  planted this spring.  SLOCAN    MINERAL     FLOAT.  Messrs. U D. and W. Mac-Masters,  prominent mining men of Denver, Colorado, and brothers' to .1. D. MacMas-  tcrs, of Rochester, N.Y., who is largely  interested in the Hartney'"mine, have  spent several weeks in New Denver,  and during that time have inspected  several prospects with a view to buying.  Messrs. MacMasters are men of long- experience in mining and when they see  a tiling they know whether it is good  or not. They like the Hartney mine;  they believe it to be the coming shipper  of Silver mountain, and they are here  to see if they cannot get more properties like it.  Judging from what they have seen  thus far, they arc convinced that this  camp promises better opportunities for  investment. than any other in British  Columbia. The ledges are easily worked, the ore chutes are closer together  and cleaner to handle,there is less dead  work to be. done, and but little waste to  ���remove. Everything here can be opened by tunnel, and this fact,they believe,  is certain to attract capital this way  They state there is unlimited American .capital ready to come into the camp,  but it is a little backward just now owing to the unsettled, political condition  of the province However, this is not  going to stop Messrs.MacMasters; They  intend to take up several properties as  soon as they can arrange things satisfactorily, and they are particularly well  pleased with the outlook on Silver  mountain.  it means much   to   the  camp to have  such  men   as   the   Messrs. MacMasters  interested in it     They   have unlimited  capital behind them   and, what is o  greater  importance,  they   know  business.  BOUNOAUV    CltliKK    MINKS.  ltOCKLAXII    (iKOITI*     ItONOKD.  Tin*    I'';tmoiis'   Copper    Proper! ies   Taken  Over l).v the Graves People.  Operations are to be resumed on the  Winnipeg.  The ore body has been struck on the  70-level of the City of Paris.  A contract has   been   let   for develop  ment on the Mountain View.  The valuable Rockland group of three  claims, on Eight Mile creek, has been  bonded to Jay P. Graves, now operating  so largely in the Boundary cam]). The  vendors are Frank Watson and Judge  Spinks,who retain a third interest in the  group. Graves pays $75,000 for the balance, which sum goes towards development and the purchase of new machinery. In addition to this the Graves people agree to pay up all indebtedness on  the property.  Speaking of the deal some time since,  while in Spokane, Frank Watson said :  "Mr. Graves has behind him the people  who are operating the Knob Hill and  Old Ironsides, in the Boundary country,  and the California and Mascot, in the  Rossland camp. I am operating the  property on behalf of, the Graves syndicate, and it already has expended a considerable sum in development. The property I consider to be one of the largest  in Kootenay. Judge Spinks and 1 have  been developing it for the paBt four  years, and have brought it to such a  stage that there is no doubt now as to  its richness, nor as to the wonderful extent of its ore bodies.  "The croppings are over 100 feet wide.  We have done considerable surface work  on the ledge in the shape of open cuts,  short shafts and tunnels. We have run  a tunnel in 67 feet, and the vertical  depth at the face of this tunnel is 100  feet.  "The average value of the ore, according to working tests, is $17.37 to the ton.  We have got assays as high as $50. The  ore is a quartz, carrying sulphide and  native copper. The values are in the  lr j shape of 2 oz in silver, 3 per cent copper  thi'ir I itixl fi-om $10 to $15 in gold. The property has a splendid location on the side  of a mountain, so that it can be operated  to a great depth by a series of tunnels.  Judge Spinks and myself have the greatest faith in it and would not have considered any proposition which would  have compelled us to part with all of it.  It is an immense property and is as big  as anything that I have yet ?een in the  Kootenays."  SI I II?  5j��  Proposition to Advance New Denver's Interests  ^ is Well Received.  ,  ft is a  pleasure to realize that one's] Jessie Monroe, Miss Olga Schmoll, W.  The Alert's new  machinery has been  tested and found to work satisfactorily, j AJ;IX u��<">i' contract.  The boat is now in shape for excursion !     Another  shipment    of  Boundary ores pay $7 per ton freight  and treatment ro the Trail smelter.  A strike of 18 feet of good ore has been  made on the Banner claim, on the north  fork of Kettle river.  Development work is to bagin shortly  on the Red Rock and Bald Eagle, owned  by the War Fagle people.  Drifting is in progress from the 100  foot level of the Norfolk, owned by the  London A B. C. Goldfields.  Two tunnels are being driven on the  Gold Drop. By July the large and new  compressor plant will be in position.  The shaft on the St. Lawrence is down  The. Bosun's shipments for the month j 75 feet and will be  continued to the 150  aggregate 120 tons. j foot level before drifting commences..  Four men are sinking a winze on the j     New machinery has been installed  on  the  Sunset,  and   is   working   smoothly.  The double  compartment  shaft is down  Silver touched the GO cent  figure last  week.  Full operations  have been  resumed  on the Hewett.  Shipments from the Last Chance are  on the increase.  CAPKLLA ORE RETURNS.  ore  Mas been  Amos Thompson and his partners recently shipped 6.7 tons of ore from the  Capella claim, on Goat Mountain. It  had been taken out during development  this past winter, i'he ore was sent to  the Trail smelter. The gross returns  were $920.03. After deducting $93.87 for  freight and treatment this leaves $826.76  for the labor of mining the ore. The returns are quite equal to those received  on the shipment made from tbiB property a year ago.  A Large Kewtird.  efforts are appreciated. With only a  few exceptions the citizens of New Denver have entered heartily into the  scheme to advertise the town, and it is  safe to say that, if it is followed up and  carried out systematically by those contributing to the undertaking, New  Denver will be far better known than  it otherwise could be made. There are  but one or two individuals who do not  appear to be able to rise above their  own egotistical spirits and cannot see  any good in anything that is not daubed with'their stick. But they are so few  and the reason of their animus so apparent, that the scheme will not suffer'in  the least by their antagonism to it.  New Denver must go ahead. Its resources are so great, and its natural  beaut}' so incomparable,that it is bound  to be the natural centre of the glorious  Slocan. It has been held hi the background long enough by inaction, and it  will push ahead now in spite of the  carping few who would make the interests of the town subservient to their individual ambition and personal gain.  There are many  institutions in  the  town that should be the pride, of its citi  zens.   The Bank of Montreal, under its  able and obligingmauagementjs every  day contributing to the advancement of  the town.    The Slocan  Hospital, an institution that is  unexcelled, has contributed a great deal  to the good name of  New Denver and the good health of the  miners   of   the   Slocan.    Its   building,  grounds,  management, and attendants  are all that  could be asked for; and, if  it  were located  ivi some localities hs  name would be a household world. The  hotel accommodations of the town are  also worthy of more energetic advertising.    As a suppiycentre the town could  be   better   known.    The   enterprising  firm of Bourne Bros.has adopted a more  energetic system of getting and holding  the trade of the camp.   They realize  the changed conditions confronting the  town and  are  reaching out after  the  business  offering, supplying  the very  best goods  the  market affords.   Other,  business institutions should do likewise  All  these points should be grasped  and made   the   most   of.   The   steady  improvement in the residential portion  of the town, the  unanimity with which  the citizens greet anything tending to  advance the town's interests,the reason  and candor with which all questions  of  G. Lauvlet, L. J. Mintz and Forrest D.  Carr. They are artistes of the first  rank and are highly commended. They  will give the garden scene from Faust  as one of their numbers, which is an indication^ their quality.  A Royal Spread.  Last Friday Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Bolan-  der gave a "rusticating spread" in their  log cabin on the Adlai claim, situated  on the lake shore,a short distance below  Silverton. The table was set for 16 and  a most enjoyable event it was. Their  friends from New Denver and Silverton  were landed on the beach through the  kindness of Capt. Seaman, of the ss.  Slocan, on the down trip of the boat in  the morning, and were picked up on the  up trip at" 1.HO p.m. Though rusticating, Mrs. Bolander was prepared to  place before her guests all the delicacies  of the season and fully sustained her  reputation of getting up the best spread  in the camp.  1 /   Hand  of Hope.  made from the Florida.  parties.  Myrtle. Brown and James O'Toole got j      Last week Ihetonnago of ore shippei  mixed up in a shooting scrape at Sandon ; showed a big increase  last week- and   were  ordered   to leave j     Everything will   be  in  full  town. | the. Slocan Star shortly.  Byron X. White, says that politics and j     Four carloads of  high grade on  not   the. eight-hour  day. has   been   the j been shipped by the. Queen Bess.  main cause of the labor  troubles in tin  Golden Crown  The Queen Fraction   and Adela have  'Slocan. j been experted during the week.  Russ  Thompson, Andy   Wallace and j     T,u, L(m(l(m   &   R] ^ G���lli|U,1(I(.   ���.;���  15!) feet.  An average test of   th  j ore gives $35 to  the ton.     A carload, per  iwiii"1   at i ''!l-v 's to ni'--o>PIH'd from the mine,taken  ��� from development onlv.  Three carloads of ore recently shipped  from the Winnipeg gave returns of if IS,  $22, am! $2-1 per ton. Nine carloads have  been slopped from this properly.  las  A. Brindlo left Thursday for the Kettle j  river gold h'elds, going in by way of!  Vernon.  After this date, evening service will  be held in the Presbyterian churches at  New Denver and Silverton on alternate  Sundays.  ���st.oe.-YN   em-;   sir n-.M i:.v as.  declare a dividend of '2c per cent.  j     About $-10,000 is  to be,  spent in addi-  J fional development at the Rambler.  One hundred and eighty-two tons was  I shipped out by the, Payne last week.  |     (>re shipments from the, Slocan for the,  To injure one, of  the oldest manufacturers of cigars  in  the.  province, some  scoundrel started the  rumor  that Win.  Tietjen, the well known maker of British Lion and  Mainland  cigars, in Van  couver,   had   sent   ���$'25,000   to   help  the  Boers   in   South   Africa.    The   rumor!  _ j spread all over   the country,   but there j  1 is no truth in it. and   Mr. Tietjen offers |  ���3511 reward   for   the  conviction of  the I  party who  originated   ihe   lying state- j  ment.    Tietjen   is a British subject and >  perfect ly sane !  j  [\ i!-Oi<iiiinik   Wipi'fl   Out. j  K iiskonook was a 1 most enlirei v wiped >  out by lire. Wednesday week, only one j  hotel   and   two    residences    being-  left.!  The weekly meetings of the Band of  Hope, a local organization of the boys  and girls of the Sunday school, are becoming more interesting as the children  become better trained in the objects of  the Band. Though organized only two  months ago the membership is about  20 and great interest is manifested.  Last ''Tiursday was musical night and  the children were furnished with a phonograph concert by Rev. Roberts Tonight Assayer West will give a brief  talk on chemistry, and will demonstrate  by practical tests the action of various  chemicals upon minerals.  New Telegraph  Wire.  Superintendent Wilson of the C P.R.  telegraph system,who was here recently  states that the company intends putting  a new wire from Nelson to New Denver,  where it will join the one from the main  line of the railroad and give a new  through line to the coast. When this is  done the present wire to the coast from  Nelson by way of Kaslo and Sandon  will be used for local business only.  This will give a duplex system to the  coast.  Miners Organize  for ICleetions.  were represented  Ten Miners'  v / i i i U i i .-> '  public importance are treated,the open  hearted, broad-mindedspirit of the peo- in tho convention held at Nelson on  pie, each and all should be. encouraged Thursday. They purpose having all  in every way, and the, one desire of all organized labor in the province a unit  should be, and is, to get in and drill, j '�� th�� coining legislative elections, and  Give the backcapper the marble, heart, j wi" U;'(' tlieir utmost endeavors to elect  and the  drill!  on  ossip th". cold shake, and aril  no.'  IIKAMA'I'IC    NOTKS.  No less than four troupes were,  sented here in one day last week  repn  | men favorable to   their cause.    A plat-  j form was drawn   up. consisting of nine  '  I planks, the main,   one   being the reten-  j tion of t he eight hour law.  ' Son   Mining   Manager.  O.Augustine and John Bjom w<.;vo,! .vc'-'"- haV(' passed the, 3000-ton month, j  having a friendly wrestling bout atj Another new shipper is bonked in the j  \ ash /Thursday, when   the  former fell ; Gibson, which  Mar  least :-!5 buildings   wore  scarcely any of t lie cont Mits were  Food   supplies  and   clothing had  and broke his leg  Chas. Aylwin will soon have the finest orchard in the, country at Union  bay, where, he is transforming the landscape into a summer resort.  A large, assortment of French pansy  sets: will (lower in a month's time; for  sale, at 50 cents a dozen Address,  Chas. W. Aylwin. New Denver.  A recent issue, of the Illustrated London News contained an excellent photo  .as six tons to its credit, j ^'^','leH.i"i;,'  The Enterprise,  enters  the  shipping j s^im',!" "''  list this year with 1-iO  tons to its credit  Two men commenced work this week  on the Lakeview group, adjoining the  Bosun and owned by the. Northwest  Mining Syndicate.  W. B. Young and Martin Murchison  are showing some nice ore taken from  their claim on Goat mountain. They  have, the ledge, stripped for a considerable distance.  New Denver i  is one. of the best show towns h  The total amount of ore shipped from J hotel and two residences being left. | Vomitrv. and many of the I'est a"-"Te"-a-  the Slocan from January 1, ltftii, to j Tl"' lil-(! brokeoui in the Windsor hotel I t;,llls |'IV(, it ,���, ,|H.n. e;,llhig 1^.' .Much  June 30. iSbii, was 15.1.13 tons. From j and spread rapidly, all efforts to check j (Jf t|,js js ,|������ 1(, the. excellent a ppoi'm-  July I. ISM!), to Dec. 31., l��f)0. the. ship- i the conflagration being fruitless. A t Jmonts and stage scenery and fixtures of  nieuts were 1.310 tons. Following are ��� l<"i*t :!"> huildings were destroyed, and j the Bosun Hall, which surprises every  the shipments from   January 1. If loo. r,, I scarcely any of the. contMits weresaved, j troupe that puts in   an appearance  Mfthe I-'isk Jubilee.  Singers, wimap-  I pear in   town   on   the-Jndof April, but  I little can be. said to   add to their world-  ! wide   reputation.    There are   no weak  Williams,   considering   the   nature  of j places in their  aggregation   and every  his business, is the greatest advertiser in | number they give is a gem     All lovers  the Slocan.     lie   will   have a  corpulent ! of   music    should    attend   and  enjov a.  feast of song seldom heard in this coiiu-  Anioiigsi the passengers who recently  j lelt Liverpool on the. Dominion liner  ] Vancouver was F R. Woakes. M.I.M .  I M., who is coming to Kootenav to sup-  | erinr.ciid the working- of the 'Iranite.  becoming recognized ! Queen Bess Proprietary.Poorman Mines  The Soiners Family MusLal t'omedv  Company, that gave, such good satisfaction here two years ago, will plav here  again this Friday night, March 3n.  ti  ic  ^ticeii  Hi's-'-..  Kaiiililt'i-   Siixpri.-t: ..   .  laickv .Jim . . .  Fieri Ja   UNA   tribson   B ..-am   Martnuy   Cupel hi   Emily Edith.  Vancouver . . .  Enterpr.-ie.. ..  Arlington.   . .  JilaeU   i-'rince  Week  Tol ill  is:.'  -,iit*  ''.a  lS'l  s-1  ���l.'i  IS  1'i  i'i i  T.'i  ���jo  M i  -Jo  t  iM  20  1411  14(i  ISO  i;u  1'i.ial | imported from Nelson io help the needy  citizens.    The   lire   is   believed ro have  been inceinharv.  TnL.-il 11  bank roll and be reveling in the luxuries  ol life when moss-covered merchants will  be looking for a handout at. some back  door.  Pat McCann, a teamster on the Mollie  Gibson road, was thrown from his  wagon and killed Sunday.  i   t he | and other subsidiary   enterprises of the  I 1 Uincan Mines. ! .imited.  (MinpU'ilii   Slleee~Mrully   I'lii.'lti'll.  I The ! 'ha plea u CoiisolidaieO Gold Min-  ; in.g (,'ompany. Limited, has recently  | been registered in London. Lug., with  : a capital of i'T.i.nno. in ���<_���) shares, for  ; the purpose o| aci|iiiri.'ig and devrlop-  i iog the Chapleau group, on Leuum  j creek. All the .signatories are re-bi.-iit  ! in Paris.  I Williams has green onions for .-ale.  j They are an excellent tonic a-jain.-i the  j languor created by the first touch of  j spring.    Let a bunch before they fade.  1     J here is   talk      '  try.      I'he   Singers   appear   here under  the auspices of ihe Methodist Church.  "n April 12 the   Louise   Biehanv Bal- [      ' ll0n' is   ,;i"<   nt'  S(!Vl'i'''d   residences  lad and Opera Concert Co. will hold the; '"''"g erected in town this spring  boards in the Bosun hall. The company j     Wanted -A nurse" girl7~\ ppK . S|..-  consists of Miss   Louis,.   Brehany. Miss! can Hospital. THE LEDGE, NEW DENVER, B.C., MARCH 2i),   1900.  Seventh Year  The Ledge.  Published every Thursday.  R. T.  LOWERV, Editor and Financier.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Three months ������? ��� "'*  3U "          l-2-r-  Twelve  "  i.oo  Three yeaks  -J-00  Transient Advertising, 25 cents per line first in  sertion, 10 cents per line subsequent insertions  nonpareil measurement.  TO CONTRIBUTORS.  Correspondence from every part of the Kootenay  District and communications upon live topics  Always acceptable. XVrite on both sides of the  paper if you wish. Always send something #ood  no matter how crude. Get your copy in while it  is hot, and we will do the rest  A pencil cross in this square  indicates that your subscrip-  tion is due, and that the editor  wishes once again to look at  your collateral.  f HUKSDAY,   MARCH 29. 1900.  KKOM  THE EDITOK'S  UI'I'KR STOPK.  The value of the ore shipped from  the Slocan last week was more than  100 times greater than that from  Rossland.   The happiest man is the legislator  who does not have to come home to  explain. He is sure of re-election.  Thev are all home in B.C.  Tom Taylor, of Trout Lake, will be  a candidate in the coining election in  the Revelstoke Riding. Tom should  make a wise legislator. He has read  this paper for many years.  The Ferguson Eagle is a warm  weekly. It shows pay ads clean  across the lead, and should enable its  energetic editor to eat turkey every  day in the week and twice on Sunday. ___   The Slocan is in need of a coroner.  When not holding inquests on the  victims of mining accidents, he might  try to find how some of the Slocan's  citizen's keep on their feet when they  are dead to the world.  In the House of Commons, at Ottawa, McMullen accused Sir Charles  Tupper of breaking all of the ten  commandments. Mac must have been  looking through keyholes. He would  shine as a jackleg editor.  Over in Kansas a parson by the  name of Sheldon ran a daily paper for  a week, in order to show people how  Christ would run a paper. The experiment was a failure, although as  an advertising scheme for the paper  and parson it was a rich lunc i. Sheldon would not insert patent medicine  ads, and in this at least we believe he  was right.  The stories that come from Cape  Nome are rich in color. Ear away  fields are generally green, but this  one seems to be yellow. One would  think from reading papers that boom  steamship lines that all a man had to  do at Cape Nome was to back a barge  against the bank and shovel the gold  aboard, after the fashion that navvies  load a work train with gravel.  as being men who did not favor our  plan. We will now make a few more  remarks on the subject.  Hermann Clever has been along  time in the Lucerne, and while he  has not grown fat he has made a fortune by selling tender beefsteaks and  mining claims. He has put part of  his money into fine buildings and is  one of the largest owners of real estate in the burg. His fine stores are  tenantless and why such an energetic  hustler as our friend Clever should  decline to help us bo.��st the town is  beyond our comprehension. It is a  free country and Hermann is at perfect liberty to stand in his own light,  if he wishes to admire the shadow.  Tom Hoben is one of our most modest, mduitrious and honorable citizens.  He always pays what  he owes and  aims to give everyone sixteen ounces  to the pound.   Tom does not like the  policy of this paper,and talks against  it when lie feels inclined.    This is his  privilege.    He was created with the  powers of speech, and   we do not see  any reason why  he should  not use  them. We touched up Tom last week  by using his own words.    It was for  his benefit.    We have  no desire to  coerce him into supporting our plan  to advance the  interests ol the town.  He, like the rest; of us, depends upon  the public for an  existence, and if it  is his wish to quietly slumber his life  away  undisturbed   by '.the bustle of  commerce we would not awaken him  for the world by advertising his business.    Our  friend   Hoben  is  a good  fellow and the world is safe from any  conflagration while he is on watch.  A.  E.   Fauquier should  not have  been  mentioned  in   the  article  last  week.    As he has scarcely any interests in New Denver, we could not expect him to support a plan for advertising the town, and, we do not understand what our reporter was thinking  about   when   he   interviewed   him.  Perhaps he judged the  man by   his  clothes and  thought  he owned the  town.    The reporter  has been  cautioned not to  make  any  more  mistakes of this kind.    Mr. Fauquier has  done a great deal of  talking against  this   paper   with   his   small society  voice, and we trust he will not forget  to send in his bill for   the ozone used  on our behalf.  THE    MAN    WITH    AN     AD.  There's the   man with   the pick and the  man with the hoe,  And the man with the horny spade,  But the man with the  "ad." is the man  ever glad,  For he collars his share of the trade.  There's the   man   with the hat, and the  man with the shoe,  And the man with the automobile,  But whoe'er, East or  West, in an "ad."  will invest,  Is the man at the top of the deal.  There's the man with the frown,and the  man with the 6wh,  And the man of perpetual grief,  But just  make up  your mind,  that no  man of that kind,  In an "ad." has the slightest belief.  For the man of the  EaBt  or the man of  the West  With a smile and a face all aglow,  le the man who has had, with the aid of  an "ad.,"  A trade that has brought in the dough.  I*ifc >n tr> >l��ift��>��mi >��'M&^  TeHteri Kulrs.  Patrick Henry Thompson and his wife,  who are living at Lexington, Ky., alter  60 years of wedded happiness, and who  are still hale and hearty, with fair prospects of making a full century run, furnish this code of rules for longevity :  1.    Have some one to love.  Take care of the body.  Sleep early and long.  Fat plain, wholesome food.  Take much gentle exercise.  Live in the fresh air.  Treat your wife as a sweetheart.  Don't, read immoral books,  lie. temperate in all things.  ink of MoetreaL  KtitubliHhecl   1817.  Capital (all paid up) $12,000,000.00  Reserved rund : : 6,000,000.00  Undivided profits :    : 1,102,792.72  HKAl)    OFFICK,    MOKTKE.U,  Kt. Hox. Lord Strathcoxa a.id Mount Royal, G.OJ\n .President.  Hon. G. A. Drummond, Vice Pfc^f1     "  E. S, CLor^^p^ \\ Manager,  Branches in all carts of Canada. NewfoumSllir* '��� if a in   and  the United States. jMA;.  New Denver braf?4m��yr-J ���  E3~ hyTT, Manager  2.  4.  (5.  FIRST TRIP THROUGH THE  K00TENAYS.  A CIIA.NCF TO HEAR  The original  85KJK  Friendship is like the echo, returneth  only what, is given. Love is like tin-  pump, returneth by the pail what it re-  ceiveth by the pint.  To Builders:  A large shipment of McClaivy's (iraniteware, Tinware, Etc.  was placed in our hardware department this week. Bath  Tubs in all sizes. Cooking utensils for the home; the very,  best. Prospectors' outfitted with McClurey's Granite ware'-  something that is as serviceable as Chiiutware and will not  break.     Camp Stoves, Tents, Heavy Blankets,, for the hills.  U.NDKK   Til F   AI'SPICES    <>F  MFTIIOMST   CIimUT..  [IF  HAS    A    MANIA.  Most of us have a mania of some  kind. Now there is Arnold E. Fauquier. He has a mania. You would  hardly think so by watching his  Apollo form as it glides through our  busy streets, apparently carrying the  weight of a nation on his shirt front,  but Arnold lias one. It is editors.  Every time an editor sits anywhere  near him when he dines, he will swell  up his manly shirt front, and in a  low but audible voice he will tell his  companions how wicked and worthless editors are,   and   will  denounce  rotten,     This  The Star is one of the brightest  twinklers in the journalistic sky of  Toronto, but they should hire a new  humorist. The Khan can poetry occasionally, but when he wades out  into the sea of humor he cannot keep  his feet long enough to catch a joke  that is worth putting into the basket  of memory. The Star's imitation of  our letter from .Behind the Kopje  would read better if it hit on local  subjects.         I N 'IK I; N A I,     A I'- FA IKS.  For years we have published this  paper in New Denver. Not for one  single month in ail that time have  we received enough of local business  to pay one-half of our expenses. We  have issued a paper that has made  the town mid the Slocan famous,  while, in an indifferent way, most of  the people have looked on and wondered how we made it pay." ���The  Canadian Nt wspaper Directory gives  this paper as bei:ig the only English  humorous paper in Canada, and it is  quoted bv papers in all parts of the  English speaking world.  Thinking that it  might be advantageous to disturb the rest  of  some of  the citizens  of  this  beautiful   town  and attempt to imbue them   with the  idea of intusin�� more  enterprise into  their methods ol   doing  business, we  canvassed   various   individuals and  published a  result  ol   the   workweek.      In I he article we mentioned  the names, of  some   citizens  who declined to   assist   its   in   our  efforts to  build up the town.    In doing this we  have been accused by some of blackmailing people   into  giving   us business.      This   is   an    erroneous   idea,  probably promulgated by some blighted cuss who thinks he  can injure us.  every paper as being-  mania   breaks   out on   him almost  daily,  and   time only  seems  to  increase its virulence.     Arnold  has it  bad, and some of his  friends should  have him examined.    He is liable to  do something rash,   and   fade  away  into ethereal space.    This  would   be  a sad blow to  us      It.   is  delightful  comedy for us to listen   to the charming manner in which  Ar.iold and his  mania do up the power that rules the  world.    He does it so cute  that  we  cannot help admiring the play,  even  if he does suffer.    If we had a mania  like Arnold's we would trade it off for  something, or else get a new one.   It  is not fashionable to always have the  same mania  any  more  than  it is to  have the same  hat.      A   mania  for  work generally cures all others.  If yon    want    Dimension |  Lumber, Rough and Dressed!  i  Lumber, Coast and Kootenay  Ceiling and Flooring, Double  and   Dressed   Coast   Cedar,  Rustic,    fthiplap,    Stepping,  Door Jambs, Pine and Cedar  Casings,      Window     Stiles,  Turned     Work,     Brackets,  Newel   Posts,    Band-sawing,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store  Fronts,   Doors,  Windows  or  Grlass, write to���  Nelson Saw  & Planing  Hills, Limited  Nelson, B. C.  Bosun Hall  Tickets, 75c and $1.00  Plan at Nelson's.  The original company, organized  (let. (i, 1S71, at Fii?k University, Nashville, Tenn. Lately returned from a  most successful tour of northern Europe.  Nine public concerts in Leipzig, 11 in  Amsterdam, 19 in Berlin, 2-i in Hamburg, oil in Stockholm.  MILLINERY  For  Spriiiir  mid Summer  \n>;ir.  Kin- Ladii-s  Misses ;unl  i 'liildivn  Xcmv Stuck just in. iii:\v ivjiily tor yum- iu*;ii.c!inii  Mrs. W. W. Aierkley,  This is ri.-inliiitr TiiiH', ;iiid wc  ;uv  |.n-|i!ire<l with ;i <-<mi[ili*{ o  stuck of ihe. HEST iJ.-mlcn anil I-'Iduvi-SccJ'soii the inn rkcl.  & Kiiii.ii Sets. Kl.:.     Oi'l Hi.. ISesi. uli lc ihe stock is new. ��  We are pleased to see that the   public appreciate our efforts  in procuring the excellent stock of  Wall Paper, Carpets  LINOLEUriS,  Oil Cloths and Rings  Wo are lilliiii>' lar<re. orders for wall paper from adjoining-  towns and the, local demand has also been <rood This is  readily accounted for when the excellence of the stock is  taken into consideration.    Inspect for yourself.  E  New Denver.  NO    THORNS.  T carried the old Bishop a bunch of roses  this morning,  And when I handed them to him he said.  "Wait,   my daughter, there   are   thorns  upon them.''  Then be took out his knife, saying,  "(live me one at. a Ume."  I   watched   him   while   he carefully   cut  away each thorn.  "Do von alwavs cut off   the thorns, Bis-  "hop?"   '  lie looked   at   me   with   an appreciative  twinkle in the dark of his eye,  Set deep   under   the  shaggy brows, am  said,  ���'Yes, don't you?"  "No," I said :  "1 am a woman;  ] only bold my rose tight and smile,  And jet the blood trickle, and  say.  'Mv rose has no thorns.' "  "It's no use." exclaimed Willie Wish  ,st| ington. "I never can learn to say tho |  right thing at the right time. 1 told |  Miss Slimmins that her eyes shone on  inc like stars above." "That's old, but;  pretty.'" answered .Miss Cayenne. "Yes.;  But she is one (.if those remarkably tall'  girls who resent any reference totheirj  height." ;  ART SQUARI  For any sized room, at prices to suit auv purse.  FRESH BUTTER  A larg-e shipme'-t just received.    'We will supply the trade  at wholesale rates for a limited time.    It is A I qualitv ,  BOURNE BROS., /Veiv Denver. B. C.<  \vii! (iuil ill.  Arlington Hotel  a j.lcasaui |nacc 'o s|.i|. a: when in  Slocan City.  CKTHIXG .t  ilEXDEKSn.V  I',.i;.rici..rs._  THE WM. HAMILTON MANUFACTURING CO., LIMITED  iLv��  B. Bur  lL  OP  BARBE  \' AND HAIR  DK  KSSLR.  Chil.ln  n's Hair Ciiltini;-  i S|  ...  SLOCAN  CITY.  -  B.  C.  PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO,  ^w^  and you will  revel in  the. d'elig-lit that  comes from  <rood  Tobacco.  BRICK  F'iK    SALE.  ��� loHN   (.ioETTSCMI  NEW DENVER.  WHICH SHOULD BE CONSIDERED  when purchasing your Bicycle  for the coming' season:  IS IT REALLY MADE IN CANADA!  In the construction of the Cleveland, Massey-Harris. G-endron, Brant ford and Welkin d. Vale bicycles, support is afforded to thousands of Canadian mechanics.  IS IT PROTECTED BY A HOME GUARANTEE f  Riders of experience know that prompt attention to their wants can only lie  /bfained from a reliable manufacturer who has a reputation to sustain.  IS IT A BICYCLE WITH A REFUTATION?  Cleveland. Massey-Harris. G-endron. Brantford and Welland Vale bicycles have led  for years in material, workmanship and improvements thai have won the praise and  patronage of the general public.  IS IT A BICYCLE THAT CAN BE DEPENDED UPON I  Every part and detail of a .Massey-Harris Gendron.  .Brantford. Cleveland and Wei  land Vale bicycle is examined and tested by a corps of competent bicycle experts.    Does  it not appeal to you as reasonable that such  accurate, scientific and carefulness of construction must result in an absolutely reliable bicycle?  Book your orders  now   for on ion sets  at Nelson's Druirand Book Store.    The  supply of choice sets   is limited and we, i  We   mentioned   three   name.-,   last'. will have, to (ill orders as thev come, in,,  i ' ��� I  week, Hoben, (.'lever, and   Kauuuier, j so don't delay. ;  F. L, CHRISTIE, L.L.B.  IiA KRISTER,  SOLICITOR, Kto.  NOTARY PUBLIC,  Evc-ry Kriilay al Sil v<;rli'ii. SANPOX, 1  Ag'ents everywhere.  Write for catalogue.  . Limited.  Head Office. Toronto. Caxn a da. Seventh Yeah.  THE LEDUE, NEW DENVER, B.C., MARCH 29   1900.  A    LADY   AND    A    WOMAN.  "Nothing to do!" cried Mrs. Makely.  "A lady is busy from morning till night!  She always goeo to bed perfectly worn  out." "But with what?" asked the al-  turian. "With making herself agreeable  and her house attractive, with going to  lunches and teas and dinners and concerts and  theatres  and  art  exhibitions  (6) the self interest of  the dealer in increasing the sale.  Our nation spends from $1,200,000,000  to $1,500,000,000 per year for intoxicating  beverages; out of this vast sum Uncle  Sam receives $115,000,000 in taxes. Now,  if we could persuade all drunkards to  cease drinking what a blessing it would  be; but there would be no individual advantage for more steady employment,for  all would  be equal  competitors for the  and charity meetings and receptions and  with writing a thousand  and one notes j best jobs.  about, them, and accepting and declining j     As long as   the competitive system   is  and giving lunches and dinners and mak- j jn existence there will,  be a tendency to  ing calls and receiving them and I don't j  know what all.   It's  the  most hideous  slavery."���"A traveler from Alturia."���  W. D. Howella,  A bell's loud brazen  mouth   in mighty  tone  The midnight hour in diapason rolled,  I Btood beside a lordly house of stone.  The palace of some  prince, of wealth  untold.  Against  an   open   window   which   was  screened  With flowing drapery of dainty lace  A   wealthy   dame   her   pallid forehead  leaned  Oerns iri her hair hut  sadness  in  her  face.  re  000  are subsistence wage. It follows  he vast army now employed in  t positions in the manufacturing  \i of intoxicating beverages, the  jnen who are now engaged in the  siness, together with their 5(5,-  nders, the 20,000 brewery workers, the 20,000 coopers, the 4,648 wholesale liquor dealers, and the 1866 breweries���a total of 318,514 and a large army  besides who are indirectly given labor���  if theBe were all thrown out of employ  ment, it would only intensify the competition among the workers.  You say this great army would find  work, because of the increased sale of  food, clothiny and shelter. We already  have so many workers and such perfect-  I stepped within a graceful porch,nearly  By sombre shadows of the night concealed  I heard  that wealthy  dame  in sorrow | ed machinery that weean,in six or seven  sigh, I months, manufacture all   the goods that  As, in these words her anguish she re- j the na(ion u&n consume. Aml pf fanners  "Oh, aimless  round  of pleasure, empty I we have enough to raise  grain to supply  life.   .��-.-*.  Dance,   music,   dresses,   jewels everywhere,  No earnest aim to seek, no nobler strife,  No purifying love,no chasteningcare."'  1 bent my head in meditation low,  And as' I wandered on, I pondered why  That wealthy lady   should  such sorrow  know.  Then, looking upward, 1   saw looming  high  A lofty tenement, squalid and grim  A pallid   working  girl   with   low bent  head  Toiled in   a   workroom   which   was poor  and dim  And in despairing   tones these plaints  she said :  'Oli  death  of   work   that   never  the entire world at a small profit.  The only way to improve ��� heir condition is to elevate the entire class, by direct legislation, and give all unemployed  laborers government employment on  public improvements.  Nationalization  of   the   liquor  traffic  would abolish the treating habit at once.  Government liquor or beer would be absolutely pure and   free  from poison.    In  the government saloons  there would  lie  no attractions, such as card playing,pool  and billiard tables, games of  chance for I  the drinks, and  all, that.    There would >  lie no drunkards, no loafing, no fighting,  no political corruption, no  treating, and ;  no  adulteration.    No  stranger or drunkard could buy enough to become intox- '  icated.  Being made and   sold   at cost, no individual could  compete   with   Uncle Sam.  His   strong   arm, together   with  public  sentiment, would enforce the law.   Pub-  j lie sentiment is  not on   the side of pro  hibition, neither  is it on   the side of intoxication.    It would  be  almost unani-  I mously in favor of nationalization of the  traffic, and  this  is of far  reaching importance.    The root of the evil is simply ;  the profit  system.    To  remove  the na-  thk   LiguoK  question. ��� tional crime  of drunkenness,   we  must   :��� j nationalize the traffic.    That  is the first .  Tnus solution <>f This (Jreai, and Moment.-I step, and a long one, in . the direction  of  mis issue. j prohibition.  ���  i    If the prohibition party wants to abol-  One can   scarcely   help   agreeing with I ish drunkenness in our time they should  the temperance party, that the  whiskey |ioi�� U!e l?artv ilnd work *"'l ���te for the  1 i      .> J i party m favor of government ownership.  ���Appeal to Reason.  living  ends;  Toil, want and foulness seeming everywhere ..  hain't is the voice of hope here, where it  blends  Feebly with thousand   tongues crying  despair;  Love slam by want  within my breast is  dead,  And care   want's   brother fiend  ruthlessly stole,,  Black hair" and  rosy  lips from iuy face  and head;  They only   left  to  me  my despairing  soul.  ���James Allman.  "What are the remedies? Plainly, in  the first place, publicity. When we  know the facts concerning these corporations we can know how to tax them  justly, how to make their capitalization  honest, how to regulate them in every  way. Regulation' and control must be  vigoiously assumed by the state and  pushed forward as fast and as far as is  needful.  "The end of that control is not to break  down the hign organization of capital,  but to safeguard it from its own greed  and rapacity, to humanize it, and to  moralize it, and ultimately to socialize it.  While we are learning these primary  lessons we will be learning how to attain  the ultimate control of every monopoly  and save it from being a monopoly by  making it the creature of the people,pre-  serving the concentrated organization,  but using it not for the profit of the few  who built it up, but for the profit of the  many, who have really enriched it.''  In his address, Dr. W. H. P. Faunce,  president of the Brown University, considered four men���the man with the hoe,  the man with the pen, the man with the  purse and the man with the idea. He  said some one must do the hoeing, but  it should be done 'so that he might be  strengthened, not weakened by his toil.  Without the man with the, pen there  would be no literature, no journalism, no  poetry. The man with the purse must  be either a blessing or a blight. "The  fourth man," the speaker st.id, "who  claims our attention is the man with the  idea. The hoe, the pen and the purse  are useless unless they are combined  with the idea. Every man's work is valuable just in proportion as it is mixed  with ideas. The ultimate outcome of  the trust seems to me what is practicable  in the dream of socialism."  chance for the betterment of the condition of household servants, and so.well  did Mrs. Blaine regard the suggestion  that she decided to adopt it in her own  home.  Cooks,   maids,    butler      laundresses,  coachmen and groom'- ' been so clas  sified that they la' ut eight hours at  a stretcii.    The s-      m has necessitated  each   rx   AU.  the  forces   be in v:  after   the  m.oii   .  Those  servants  v. n<  Go'clock in th ���   m �� -i  2 o'clock in the ut n  stays on watch i .11 10 i  The system w -iuau  days ago, and is sa!d  highly successful.  Society and club women . ie interested  in Mrs.   Blaine's  experiment, and   .1'  i,  continues to work well  the plan mav b  quite generally adopted.  d  into  watches  i   board   ship.  ��� !:?s begin  at  e relieved at  i "V a force that  '. k at night.  ���ed about, ten  .)  have  proved  Little thinks, in the field, you red-cloaked clown,  On thee, from the hill top looking down ;  And the heifer that  lows on the upland  farm,  Far heard, lows not thine ear to charm ;  The sexton, tolling the bell at noon,  Dreams not that great Napoleon  Stops his horse and lists with delight,  As  his   files sweep  round   yon   distant  height;  Nor knowest thou what argument  Thy life  to  thy   neighbor's creed   hath  lent;  All are needed by each one���  ��� Nothing is fair or good alone.  ��� Ralph  Waldo Emerson.  This is the time of the year to take  a  ! nth.    Williams has a choice line always  ���n tap.    Take one  when   you  have the  ���-rice.  The 8=hour  Law  Has been on  shift for some  time   in   the   Slocan,    but  DICK ORANDO  has  been  longer.    He is always at the  Ivanhoein Sandon ready to  deal   out  boozer'ino  that is  mellow with  age,  and goes  down the throat with a soft  gentle   touch   that is delicious to the  taste.     Drinks  are not intenupted by slides  W. A. MURRAY & GO, LIMITED  TORONTO  New Silks and  Dress Goods.  Send name and address  for Catalogue.  lOiKlit. Horn- Domestics.  The servants of the household of Mrs.  I'/iunions Blaine. Chicago, are now working under union rules. Kight hours  constitute a day's work.  The idea is said to have been suggested  to Mrs. Blaine by Professor Patrick  Geddes, of Edinburgh, who lectured in  Chicago a few weeks ago. The scientist  offered the proposition  that there was a  Newness with us Means A Season Ahead.  MMmmmimmmmammmmmmmmmm^mmmmm^*i^*^mMmimmmm*mMmmm*^mmH^i^mmB^mam^-itmMiMwmiMMW^.wj*WL.,.\iA*jLi.'jtr*ir\-<  Murray's Silk and Dress Stuffs arc distinctly exclusive, quite different to anything you ever see, unless, of course, you happen to be in Loudon or Paris.  Out-of-town customers have the opportunity of examining- these lovely thing's  in .sample, .by writing our Mail Order Department. A competent staff looks  after your need, send you patterns large eumigii to give a correct iile;; of style  and quality. No charge is made for either postage or samples. If interested,  write at once.  Address Mail Order Department.  W. A. MURRAY & CO., Limited  17 to 27 King St. East,  10 to 16 Colborne St., Toronto.  CM. NKSBITT, (Bosun Block)  Dealer in  Fruit, Cigars  Tobacco   and Confectionery  NEW DENVER, B. C,  it nmin    mum i mini 11|  The  N  anil tobacco traffic in the United States  is a sin against God and a curse to humanity, but we do think the prohibition  party is a failure. It has been proven to j  be a miserable failure a thousand times.  It will continue to be a failure just as  long as drink is manufactured and sold  at a,profit. Men go into the drink business because it offers large profits. Once  destroy the profit system and the saloon  keepers will disappear forever. The li- j "'"  cense system simply places the traffic in  the hands of a favored few to monopolize  the profit for their particular gain Did  you ever ask yourself why the saloonkeeper fits up attractive saloons ; why he  opens grand rooms, with all the attraction possibleV lie does it for profit. The  saloonkeeper takes$2 worth of drugs and  makes a barrel of whiskey and retails it  for $ 1 SO or $200. Do you see what he is  in the business for'.'  Why don't men open stores for the  sale of postage stamps? Simply because  they can't compete with' Uncle Sam.  Prohibitionists assert that intemperance is the cause of poverty. That is  where tliev have the cart before the horse.  Intemperance is caused by just two  things���poverty and the treating habit.  Miss Frances W'illard, who spent 50  years of her life in the cause of temperance, said in a speech two years before  she died, "1 have said over and over  again that intemperance made poverty..  I now say that poverty makes intemperance."  As Robert l.hite.hi'onl lias well said:  "So long as we make drudges of the people, people will drink.''  (���Jive the   people   healthy   homes, due  leisure and   amusement,   and   pure food  and drink,  and   drunkenness   will soon j  disappear.    While there are slums,while j  men have no pine   pleasure, while   they  are overworked  and   underfed   and   untaught, and   while  the  wealthy   brewer  can open poison densat every street corner it will be   useless  to preach temperance.    So long as we   maintain the present criminal system   we   must expect to  have intemperance.     People   who   have  visited   the  slum   districts of  our great  cities, do   not   wonder   at   the growth of  intemperance.    When   the    parents  are  forced into   the   factories  and   shops for  long hours,   the  children   have no care.  Millions of  them   live   in slum quarters  because rent is cheap.    The children are  surrounded by evil   of   every description  that can be slums of our great cities.    Is  it   any   wonder   that   they   acquire   the  drink habit ?    The   treating  habit   leads  thousands to become excessive drinkers.  The evils of the present liquor traliie are  numerous: M i drunkenness, il'i political  corruption, >:>} enormous cost. M) absence  of control, (o; monopoly for private gain,  MONOPOLY    a    dangku  ! Labor .Musi  (li'j,'iinizi'   to   Kcsisl  its<Jreat  Inflll-nce.  In an address on February IS, Rev. R.  H-eber Newton said :  " Unless labor can organize on the same  jigantic scale, it will be more at. the mercy of capital than ever. Hosts pi' men  will be thrown out of employment. The  market being in control of few hands,  prices can be. forced up, at least temporarily. Taxation beyond the dreams of  the past can be laid by private hands  upon the whole community���the entire  nation.  "What a revelation of the spirit of our  corporation has been given within the  last few days in the astounding statement, of the profits of the Carnegie Company last year and for the present year.  A company expecting to make from $-10,-  000,000 to "$50,000,000 in the current year  with a capital of $25,000,000���to what  extent water we do not know���asking  the state to tax the whole nation under  the.guise of a tariff, that it may be able  to increase the wages of its many work-  ingmen.  "No more revolting story is told in the.  history of the industrial   world (ban the  tale of the Standard Oil trust, as Henry  j D, Lloyd lias given   it.    That   that story  j is on the whole true must be sufficiently  evidenced by the fact that, the magnates  and  BRITISH LION  Are the best  known  Cigars in B. C.    Thev  ARE UNION MADE  and sold by all first-class dealers.  WM. TIETJEN,  Manufacturer. Yani'ocykk  PHOTOGRAPHERS  LOOK!  Cabinet Solio,   Film Cartridges, :i?..\:  other Supiiii'.'s.  si..id, lt<' prepaid  ome  excellent  opp<  w  O. STILVT1IKAKN,  Kaslo. B.  EW DENA'FK is located on the  east shore ol'Sioc.-in lake, one of  the most beautiful bodies of  J " water in existence, hemmed in  on all sides by mountains that tower  hig-li above the clouds, and whose mineral wealth has as yet only been  scratched The lake, and mountain  scenery that greets the vision as one  looks in any direction ���from the town is  beyond description and must be seen  to bo appreciated. What the Lucerne  is to Switzerland, New Denver is to  America. The depth ol the waters of  Slocan lake is so great that the .surface  never freezes, and the temperature of  water varies but a few degrees from  summer to winter. Soundings have  been made and have proven the depth  of the lake to be from 900 to l,30u feet.  Trout, salmon, charr and other varieties of fish abound, and fishing parties  go out almost daily from New' Denver,  returning* with g'-ood catches. The  mountains and canyons surrounding-  the town are stocked with g-ameof every  description, froin the toothsome grouse  and rabbit to the stately elk and caribou. There is no limit to the sportsman's opportunities of enjoyment.  But, sublime though be the scenery;  superb its location as a residential town,  New Denver is not dependent upon its  natural beauty for its life. At its vary  door, the town has mineral wealth unlimited. Silver mountain, while yet in  its initial stage of development, promises to be one of the greatest producers  of galena ore in the 'Slocan. Situated  on this mountain, within an hour's walk  of New Denver, art-several mines already working, and others will be in  operation shortly. The Mountain Chief,  which has shipped SloU.uuO worth of ore,  wi"  I'llT  Nakusp.  ii comfortable hotel fill- travellers,  to stop ;it.  McDougafd.'  w  . Dimwit v  Kaslo. O.C  II. T. Twiner  New I leaver, B.C.  DREWRY & TWIGG  Dominion and Provincial Lund Surveyors.  Civil ninl Minini; Kmriueers.  Bedford. McNeil Code.  .TSTRashdall it Fauquier, Aircuts.  II. I). CURTIS.  Notary Public.  Mines;   Real  Estate;   Insurance;  accountant.  Abstracts of Title Furnished,  SLOCAN_GrTY,  B. C.  NOTICE.  )\t L. GRIMMETT, L.L.B.  BARRISTER,  Solicitor, Notary Public, Etc.  Sandon, B. C.  Branch office at New Denver every  Saturday.  of the trust   have   never brought a  suit against him.  libel  J. E. Angr.ignon  The Leading-  airDresser  Bosun Block, New Denver,  B.C.  TREES  Fruit and Ornamental  K'hodo endrons. Roses, Fancy  Evergreens. .Magnolias, Bulbs,  new   crop   tested seeds.    IV r   spring   planting.  Largest mid most  complete stock  in   Western  (.'lunula.   Call and mike your selections or send  for catalogue.   Address at  Hie  nursery grounds  and irreeiihoiise.  M. J.-HENRY.  :i'iiii; Westminster Road, Vancouver. 15. (.:.  VTO'I ICE is liereliy iriven that an application  1\ will be made to Hie Legislative Assembly of  the Province of British Columbia at its next session for an Act lo incorporate a Company with  power to construct, equip, maintain, and operate  telephone and telegraph lines within and through  out nil Ihe cities, (owns, municipalities and districts of the Mainland of I lie. Province of British  Columbia; and to construct, erect, and maintain  such and so many poles and oilier works and devices as the Company deem necessary for making, completing, supporting. u��in.tr,' workinir,  operating' and uiiiintainiu"' the syrtem of communication l,y telephone and telegraph: and to-  open or break up any part or parts of the said'  highways or streets asoitcn as tin- said Company,  its agents, officers or workmen think proper: and  for the i,urpo.se ol the undertaking to purchase,  acquire, lease, expropriate, hold and sell and dispose of lauds, biiildiii".-. or leiieineuls within the  limits aforesaid: and to purchase or lease, for any  term of years, any telephone or teleirraph line es-  soon resume operations under new   'i,l1'11is,,u;'l-,or '," 'j'^1''1'1'^1''^'1'V1''}^' Columbia  ,���   ,, .       T, '   ���>,      ��� .,   ,-r        ���        Connected,'.'!'to be< ���cWl.wil li tin- line which  mailfliveilll'llt.      1 ho Marion, (..allforilia.    the Company may construct: and to ain.'ili.'anmtc'  Hartney ami   Hosun-Fiileiitv mines arc J "'ifl>'"' least; its line or lines, or any portion or  portions ; Hereof, r i any e.inriau.v p".��se*sinf:- us-  proprietor any line of telephone or, tclefroiph  coimuiinieaiion .'connectinir or lo he connected  with the said Cruupjuiv's line or lines: and to  borrow mull y for ihe iiirposcs of Ihe Company,  and o pledtre or uiorfc-aire any of the Company's  a-sets for that purpose; ;uiil lo receive bouu<cs"or  privileges Iruiu any i erson or body corporate:  and with all other usual necessary o'r incidental  rights, powers or nrivilcLies as may be necessary  or incidental to the attainment of" tie above oli-  jec.ts. or any ol lln-ui.  I'aied this 1st day of .March. l!i.m.  NEW DENVER  Provides ample and pleasant accommodation lor the travelinsr public.  Telegrams for  rooms promptly attended to.  HENRY STEGE, - - -        -      ' - Proprietor  workiii",- n-o marly. o.iiiplo.yiii��- irom 10 i  to ;-).") men each. The. Bosun is a regular shipper. This is the. second year  of its operation, (in an investment of  $7,olio the Bosun company cleaned np  * itUKMi the lirst yi';\r of its operation.  Adjoining these properties are. nuinc.r  ous developino- prospects, which offer  o'reat opportunities for the in vest ment  of capital.  Within the distance of a mile from  Silver mountain the silver-o-old Ileitis  encountered, (in (.ioat mountain several properties are under development:  and two of them have made, small ship-,  of ore it is (pike different from the  o-alena ores, and is of much hi<>-ht;r  o-rade. The galena or wet ore of Silver  mountain runs about .spin to the ton,  while all the ore shipped from (joat  mountain has broitdit from s-200tn s|(H.)  per ton.  New Denver is the natural residential point for the. mines within a radius  of ten miles In this radius are. situated the, Payne. Idaho. Queen Bess,  .Monitor, Slocan Star. ��� Noble, Five,  IJuth, Cioodenoiio'ii. Wonderful. Madison, Sovereign, Silverite. and other  bio- mines in this much favored section  of the Slocan. It is, in fact, the, only  ideal place "f residence in the Slocan  lake sectiiiii. In addition it is the  banking centre for all the hijr Four  .Mile propei t ie.s. and the mines tributary to Silverton. Shu-'ar. and Enterprise l.andino-. The New Denver  townsite covers one square mile, all of  which is cleared and most of which is  sidewnlked The land is nearly level,  o-radually slopino- to the lake,.' It is  amply laro-e for a city of niMjriiifice.ii'.  proportions The town has a la rye  and commodious opera house, two public halls, live hotels., school liuihlinys. |  four established churches, and most j  every branch of business represented  New Denver i.. not a Imoni town: has  not over-buil'. indeed, t hen-is already  a demand for more residences: and the  prices of real estate have never been  abnormal, anil are today remarkably  reasonable A better chan.'e was never  offered for ihe investment' of capital.       !  DALY \-   HAMILTON,  Solicitors for ihe Applicant :  ANDSOO LINE,  between  ATLANTIC A! PACIFIC  The direct route from  Kootenay Country  to all points East and West.  First-Class Sleepers on all trains from  Revelstoke and Kootenay Ldg\  Tourist Cars pass .Medicine Mat daily  for St, Paul; Sundays and  Wed-*  nesdays for Toronto:  Fridays  for Montreal and P>oston.  Same ears pass   Revelstoke  one day  earlier.  I'l'NNKCI IONS  KcVelMoke and main line points.  ':.V.k  Diy: Iv   - I ieii\ er(\ <idim:    ar: Daily la.-.'luK  *-y  T  &  k3'��'9  s:l.",k ex." Sun: Iv N.Denver Ldtr:  ar ex. Sun.  eM'ik  linSSt.ANl'.   XH.SuN   Cl.'i.w's    XKs  l:i>r.MiAHV  C'l'N 1 1  i   niiA.M'ii  V.  A X o  -.'.auk ex.   Sun: Iv N. D.-u yi-r l.d.u:  are.-,.Sun 1  ���"..'t'U  l'i> AM' I'IM.M SAM"  i.\  l.'..."'k dly Iv. .     . .|)en\,-r l". Sdi;  i.'i ."nk ' \ Sun Iv    N 1 'en vr Li|e  ardl.y  ar ���"< Sun  s.;V.k  f.aok  Ascertain i'ale>   and    mil    info  dresshii; ic'iiv-l   lucal ae-eni or  mat ion    I  ��� d-  <i. H. OAKKKTT. Aee,  1 New Ii.-n-  ��� r.  \Y. K.   Anders ,n.  Tray     l'as<.  K. .1. C'lvle. A. O. ]���. Airi.. Vane  A"t  .  Xels.  Oliver.  li.  New Denver, B.C.  Ma- ample accoinliioilaIion> for ;, lai'ire n'luili  and airy, and the Diniii" K'noiii i- provid.  Sample If.iom* for Commercial Tr.iseler-.  Sandon. ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS..  r ft   I p.  'I   �� it I���   e-  him  ���i I'.IIK  it; tli  ir- la.e.  A  JACOKSONA CO., Props  >est meals   m  the  city���Coinfortal  Licjuors and Cigars  tie   rooms-liar   replete   with the best  -Pes! service throuHiout.  John Buckle}', Prop.  Vc��  to and froin Hup  pean   p >iii!-  vl;, C-.'ii.-idi  and America u lines.  Apply    !<���!���   -������iiliue   .i.'.t  rate-. liekeis ami   lull  inPM'luatiou    to   .mm   ('.  K'v in.', nt or  i;    U. i.Ak'KKT r..  r. i  '.   1.'.   Ae,i,j,   VlU    [ >,.||V|.|  W. !���   K. Cunimiii.  v    .. ���>��� >���   \-:.. Wi,,,iii. THE LEDGE, NEW DENVER, B.C., MARCH 20,  1900.  Seventh Yeah  THE LITTLE   COUNTIiY   PAPKK.  TOWN    OF    MO(iOOI).  Quincy,   last  Sunday, dii^'ine;  her up    , . | a-jain in three  hours.   She was appar-j ���  It's just a little paper���it isn't up to date: ,entlv  none  the  worse  for the ordeal, j My friend, have you heard of the town of  It  hasn't  any   supplement   or colored ; SIie'lKui clerked for several vears in  a  It conSouT^ery   Friday, unless  the ^ store that never advertised. '  forms are pied;  Topeka Capital���The.  story that  the  The outsiders home,printed, with boiler ��� ]!;linted advertisement of a liver reme-  plate lnsu.e. \ (]v qu the sj(lent' an jowa i)ani caused a  It hasn't any cable direct from old Bom- j Span 0f mules to riui  away, causes Gn-  bH.v.   ,      L.��� ,       . ��� ...    inter Davies to remark  that nobody but  B'" " Eilffi ��'o(S'.'d Fir"SK"IS 'S '" i �� *����� '-'�� ���"�� *�� '" ���* ����� ��'1'  It doesn't seem to worry about affairs of ; vertisement painted on a build m��- or a  state, I fence, arivhow.  ""jS^g,?'1"5"!   "W Orl��u�� Pie���v���������-.A .Ira**..  ! in Santiago, Chile,received from a New  It   never   mentions Kruger  or Joseph j 0rleans  j10Use  sonH,   toothache   drops  But SavS��ThomP80.i;S grocery has j which  were warranted, by   an adver-  a new window pane." , i tisement on  the label, to cure aching-  And   that  "the   Mission Workers  will j teeth in ten minutes. A sufferer bought  give a festival,  And there'll be a temperance lecture in  William Hooper's Hall."  It tells about  the measles that Jimmy  Han kins had,  And says that  Israel Johnson ������has become a happy dad."  It says that "cider'making is shortly to | months in jail  commence,"' .. ���      '  And  cites   the   fact   that Ira Todd   is  building a new fence,  a bottle, tried the drops, and held his  watch while he waited for relief. At  the end of ten minutes his teeth ached  as badly as ever. He had the druggist  arrested, and he had to pay a fine of  SJ.,000   and   was   sentenced   to    three  PASSING    NOTES   ���OF     IVTKKKST  It mentions Dewey's coming in one brief  paragraph,  And says that  "Charley Trimble has  sold a yearling-calf.  Women are not permitted tone photographed in China.  Seventy-two per  cent of the Spanish  And   everything  that  happens  within j people cannot read or write.  Xogood,  On the bunks of the river Slow,  Where the  blooms   of   the Waitawhne  flower fair,  Where the  Sometimeorother  scents the  air  And the soft Goeasys grow?  Would you go  Where the soft Goeasys grow?  It lies in the valley of What'stheuse  In the province of Let'erslide,  That tired feeling is native there.  It's the home of the reckless? Idon'tcare.  Where the Giyeitups abide.  Would you ride  Where the Givcitups abide?  It stands at the bottom of Lazy Hill,  And it is easy to reach I declare;  You've  but to fold   up your hands and  glide  To be landed quickly there.  Do you care  For a trip, my friend, down there?  Established in Nelson 1890.  I am now on deck to tell my friends "I am still alive."  My Stock is Up-to-Date  My Prices are Right  I Guarantee Quality  that little town,  The   man' who   runs   the   paper   has  plainly jotted down.  Some people make fun of it. but. honestly, I like  To learn that -'work is booming- upon  the Jimtown pike."  It's just a little paper���it hasn't much to  say���  But as long as it is printed I hope it  cornea my way.  ���Baltimore American.  MINING    AKOUNO   GOLD MX.  Work on the Red Line has been temporarily suspended. Several carloads  of ore have been hauled out to the  Columbia river for shipment to the  smelter.  The machinery for the property of  the Golden Placer and Quartz Mining  Company, at the mouth of Canyon  creek, has been taken up thejriver and  placed in position. Work will be commenced in a few days.  Mr. Bruce reports'the Delphine as  looking well. Work on this property  had to be discontinued for a while owing to slides. Seven carloads of ore has  been taken out and will be shipped as  soon as navigation opens.  There is at present a hot race for what  is said to be the richest strike ever made  in British Columbia. Two different  outfits, one about five miles in advance  of the other, are working to reach their  destination on the Bugaboo. Some  claims have already been staked out,  samples from which have assayed 1.50  ounces in silver, -24 per cent copper and  SlOgold. This is the richest thing yet  heard of in this section of the country,  and there is no denying its value. The  samples shown are not picked pieces,  but are as pretty samples as were ever  brought into Golden. It is understood  that negotiations are now pending for  the working of the claims already recorded in the vicinitv.���Era.  USKS    FOl  LKMONS.  A teaspoonful of the juice in a cup of  black coffee willalmostinstantly relieve  a bilious headache.  Lemon juice (outward ''application)  will allay the irritation caused bv the  bites of gnats or flies  A dash of lemon juice in plain water  is an excellent tooth wash. It not only  removes tartar, hut sweetens the breath  as well.  Lemon ���peel, and also orange, should  all be saved and dried. They are a capital substitute for kindling wood. A  handful will revive a dying fire.  The juice of a lemon in hot water, on  awakening in the morning, is an excellent liver corrective, and for stout wo"  men is better than any antifat medicine  ever invented,  It is said that some of the sheep farms  in Australia are as large as the whole of  England.  The Minneapolis mills grind enough  wheat to keep 1.50,000,000 people constantly supplied with bread.  The Minneapolis mills grind 14,000,-  000 barrels of flour a year and consume  60,000,000 bushels of wheat.  Half the ships in the world are British. The best of them can be converted  into ships of war in 48 hours.  Reckoned by carloads, the increase ot  traffic on all Russion railways last year  was seventeen per cent over the preceding year.  Oklahoma Indians have developed a  craze for the mescal bean,a little known  narcotic of wonderful properties, producing marvelous color visions.  The first silk hat was worn in the  streets of London by John Hethering-  ton, a haberdasher, on January 5. 1707.  He was arrested for inciting a riot, but  was dismissed with a reprimand.  The only place where black diamonds  are found is in the Brazilian province of  Bahia. They are usual ly found in ri ver  beds and brought up by divers; Others  are obtained by tunneling mountains.  The largest specimen ever found was  worth $20,000.  One of the most beautiful natural rock  carvings in the world is the Southern  Cross, in the island of Grand Manan,'in  the Bay of Fttndy. If stands at the  head of ledge of rocks jutting into the  bay at the southern end of the Grand  Manan. Its shape is that of an almost  perfect cross.  Now  Inventions.  An  lOxcelleul Mixture.  Smith's Glasgow Smoking Mixture is  a tobacco that will not burn the tongue,  and can he smoked all day without  burning the tongue or making the.  mouth dry. All users of the weed should  procure'a tin from their tobacconist and  ... I  test its merits. |  For sale, cheap���The cottage and two |  lots on the corner of Sixth street, iinnie- j  diately opposite the Presbyterian church, j  For particulars apply at Ti.ik Lepgk.  I  EWING MACHINES  :::$45.00  84T Roger Bros'  Raymond Cabinets for  Wheeler A Wilson for  Domestic for   White for   Standard for. .........  I demand the Largest and Latest stock in B.  G'* 'jfiiffli1 I want you to know,  and  don't for-  Headquarters for  Watches, Jewelery an'OQds"  The Famous KARN Pi:  ������'- h  only employ  the  most expert watchmaker's and jewelers, all work guaranteed.  All orders  by   mail   receive   our  prompt at-1  tention, at-  Knives, Forks and Spoons, always on hand.  Don't forget the place, at���  !K2  >*  K3  )��C  The Jeweler,  NELSON,B. O.  MIIMUHUMIVtU  JOHN WILLIAMS  Dealer in  IMPORTED  AND DOMESTIC CIGARS  AN3TOBACCOES,  PIPES, &0.  Van Camp Lunch Goods,   Confection-  .   crv and Fruit.  Get your Cigars  at the Cabinet  Cigar Store in  Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  G. B. MATTHEW.  THE  K  ASLO HOTEL  Family & Commercial.  BATHS IN CONNECTION.  Newmarket Block. New Denver  j. K. CLARK,  MINES  and MINING  Reports, Examinations  and Management.  L  arge  And  Comfortable  NEW DENVER,  B.'C  RELIABLE   ASSAYS  Gold   s ,:,o I Odd iiiui Silver. .8 .7f>  Leiul ii'.i I Gold.silv'r, e.opp'r l.fin  Sfiinplus by nuiil receive i>roin)>l .-mention.  Rich Ores and Bullion Bought,  .$&&      Rooms  Fitted with every modern  convenience. Special protection against lire. Rates $2.50  and $3 per day.  COCKLE &  PAPWORTH,  Proprietors.  Heated with   Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Large, comfortable bedrooms and first-class dining- room.        Sample rooms  for commercial men RATES   $2 PER DAY  MRS. E. C. CLARKE, Prop., Late of the Royal Hotel Calgary;    "  Baker St., Nelson, B. C  NELSON  Carrv a complete stock of  FURNITUR  and solicit orders from any part of the province.     Write for prices  Below is a list of new inventions le-  eently patented by various inventors  through, the agency of Messrs. Marion  & Marion, New York Life building  Montreal:  Canada���E. Li zee, Marbleton, Que.,  steam machine for cutting the curd in  cheese factories; C. Martin, Newburg,  Out., locks; P. Rousseau, Terrebone,  Que , bicycle tire; J. Schafer, Germany,  bottle stoppers; F. Gregoire, St. Jean  Baptiste, Man., plow; L. L. Billaudet,  Paris, France, improvements in the  manufacture of phosphorus and apparatus therefor; John M. MacUay, Ste.  Foye, Que , ventilators for smoking-  cars. United States���John Cormack,  St. John, Nfld., air coolers and refrigerators; Laperle & Boulard, Montreal,  acetylene gas generator; V. M. Bouthil-  lier, Montreal, glue; C. Kingsley, Montreal, ratchet wrenches.  Reasons for longevity.  1-12!) Kith St., Denver. Colo.  Nelson, B. C.  Merchant Tailor.  Full Line  of Suitino-s and  Tronserino,sa]"'avs on hand.  C. G.  BAKER-  AND  NEW DENVER, B. C.  No one has come nearer than George  Humphrey to an accurate conception of  the Ionyevitv of life.    The total number  Glycerine ami lemon juice, half and J of aged persons'whose life story was  half, on a bit of absorbent cotton, is the ; examined by him was close on 1.000, of  best thing in the world wherewith to I whom 74 were centenarians. His con-  moisten the lips and   tmigiie of a. fever- j elusions were these:    1. That the prini-  i arv factor in' a  long  life consists in an  parched patient.  The finest, of manicure acids is made  by putting a teaspnonful of lemon juice  ina cupful of warm waier. This removes most slains Iron) ihe lingers and  nails and Iuhm-.h.-* ihe eutii-lo more .-.ati?-  facturilv than can be done by Ihe. use of  a sharp instrument.  Lemon juice and sail will remove  rust stains from linen without injurs- to  the. fabric. Wet the stains with the  mixture, and put the article in the sun.  Two or three applications may be necessary if the slain is of longstanding:  but the rcmedv   never fails.  inherited durability: the vital machinery is wound up to go for a certain time,  and but for aecidentsor in spile, of them  it will iro to I he t iineappoiuted ���_' That  ,'���11 important part of the primarv inheritance i> good digestive and nutritive  power. :���;. That temperance is neces  sarv in I In'- use of the nut ritive functions  both in eating and drinking, and in re-  ��-ard to all kinds of food and drink. I.  That, an energetic temperament and  active habits conduce to longevity  He   Doc-n't    .Advertise.  HEWER & CROFT,  ? tlbm a ro inn ��5 e�� ramies v  PHOTOGRAPHERS  ���v a��������������������wmnm ��  t VANCOUVER and NELSON,  B.C. <?  California  WineCo.,  ������NELSON, B.C.  Wholesale  ers in_^  At E. M. BRINDLE'S,   New Denver  DR. MILLOY,  ST  ROSSLAND.  Choice Wines  and Fragrant  Cigar:  Write for Prices.  Our Stock is the Largest in Kootenav  Hauling and Packing to Mines,  and general local business.  WOOD    AND     COAL     FOR     SALE  >*e\v Denver,   I>.   C  Hill Bros.  Manufacturers of  Shingles  Orders   shipped  to  all  parts of the  Country.      Mill   at   head  of'  ��� Slocan Lake. ���  OLiM CORSET DEPARTMENT  IS   UP-TO-DATE  IN   ALL  STYLES   AND  $  PRICES.  &  Fred. Irvine & Co.,  NELSON, B.C.  MILLINERY���ALL THE  LATEST STYLES AT  ���   LOWEST   PRICES.  Why send East for your Dry Goods when you can purchase from us and have them by next day's mail, at  prices AS LOW, IF NOT LOWER, than the Departmental Stores of the East? We have one of the  largest stocks in all departments in the West���Buttons, Sheetings, Linens, Dress Goods, Silks, White-  wear, Corsets.   Gloves,    Ready-made  Shirts,   Costumes,   Carpets,   Floor   Oilcloths,  Linoleumsj Curtains,  Window Shades, Etc.        Write for.Samples and Our Prices.  SOLE AGENTS  FOR  Bl'TTEUK'K:  RATERNS  THE ONLY RELIABLE.'  1 Fred. Irvine & Co.,  NELSON, B. C.  ��  MEN'S  .'KNlS.l'INOS  A SPECIALTY.  SLOCAN CITY,   P.. C.  Postof'lice address, Roscbery.  rino   a n\ i r.i isi':i:'^  .IMS.  Pittsburg I >i-p;i;ch-" ������('hcaper t,!i;��� (i  din" is the way an uptown druu'gLt labels a wiiidiiwfi;! of s,-i:ip.  Philadelphia Press���A Market street  clothier makes this very ambiguous announcement: ::Si-rge suits, sl.tis. They  won't last long' at, this price."  Baltimore Sun ��� A Harrisburg, Pa .  advertiser announces "Oxford ties that  prettify stylish girls' feet." He. thinks  "prettify" is pretty nice  Farmer   City    .lourna!���-A   hypnotist, i |)V ;i||   ������],���   <-iij'��>-   a   delightful smoke  buried ;i woman at Sherman park.West    See that voiir tobacconist  keeps it.  The spider wove ins iimiv wyh,  Across a n open door.  Through which a mcn-hanl found  I lis wa v into and out his store.  " ! >i>n't wea ve your well across the door,"  A.  hoc wa s Ilea rd t' i say:  ":',ir:iii<!' before yi.u've :;ot it" done  Tw\\\ all be s\\ epi a way.  ��� j -ne-s I know what  Pin aboni,"  Replied t he spider wise:  ������'  know t-ho man who  runs this store���  I |e doesn't advertise.  Sniilli's (llii-jniv  '���lixliirc.  Smith's Giasg'ow Smoking' .Mixture  has recently been placed upon the market in Kootenav   and  should   be tested  I'ALMA AN'GRIGXON,   PROPRIETOR.  Heavy and ��SIu  Steel.  ���If'Hardware.        Jessop;s and Canton Drill  Btoves, Tin and Granite Ware.  We are handling all kinds of  i  fogL  f kssh iqg  General Draying-: Mining: Supplies and Heavy Transportation a Specialty.  Saddle Horses and Pack Animals.  Feed Stables at New Denver.  Furnishes accommodations  to the traveling public  equal to any on Slocun  JLake. Comfortable beds  ' and tasty meals. The best  ! brands of liquors and  j cigars on the market.  Bhisting, Mining and Sjjortino-Powders.    Also Blacksmith's  Coal.    Lumber, Sash and Doors.  TH0S. LAKE, Prop.  Brewers of Fine Lager Beer and Porter���the best in the land.    Correspond-  solicited.    Address ���  R. REISTERER & CO., Nelson, B.C.  EflSfflaSBE&BHSBSlSBBSWSrHBSEmi 

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