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Array -^;il!!![i:il!!ll!!l!l!H!!f^  In Time the Siocan Coun= =  try Will   be   the Great =  Silver Camp on Mother =  Earth. =  :''lilli|l!!i!llillllll!]!lli!llilliilll]!lilillll!l'  u U  'O^SJ  :.%y\.  ^!!!H!!lll!ll!!!i!Hl!ll.^-      .  ^ Job Printing at This Office  = ���'.     at   Prices~in  Harmony  = With    the Tie anchoiy  = Condition of Stiver.  %  ^J;i!ll!]|l!!I!!!iil!lllllllil]!llllillJ)liiililli  Vol. II. No. 33.  NEW DENVER, B. C, MAY 16,  1895.  Price Ten Cents.  NAKUSP ASSAYED.  Murmurings of .JLifp. in tlie Pretty Town  by Arrow Lake.  Genelle's tug is being thoroughly  overhauled.  Sixteen   steamboat    arrivals   per  week is the present water front scbe-  :'dule... _.-'.   . ���'.*������.'.''-''.V'  M. M. Williams, druggist, has left  town, intending to go to Sandon or  Cody Creek.  Nakusp will send a larg'e contingent to take in the sports at New Denver on the 24th.  Mrs. Brown and daughter, relatives  of Mrs. Allan, are at the Nakusp  House, where they intend to spend  the summer.  The bastile had a tenant all last  week, but he has since been taken to  Revelstoke, where he was wanted on  some charge.  Mr. and Mrs. John Hector arrived  in town on the night of the 10th from  Revelstoke. The citizens were all in  attendance at a surprise party in their  honor, the same evening, at the Columbia House. The party was an enjoyable one.  -OF-  -AT-  Sg-BTW     r>E3ST"V"EPl,    IB.   G  Wilson Cx*eek Properties.  Wm. Thomlinson. went up Wilson  creek Thursday to look at some mineral claims in which F. BoUrile is interested. He found the snow still  deep oh< the heights. One of the  claims, the Republic, is looking well.  It is a wet ore proposition, with a narrow but well denned streak of galena  The development on it is an open cut  in about nine feec. There are two or  three tons of ore on the dump. This  claim will be worked thoroughly.  A   Good    Programme    of    Sports  Tlie North Fork.  About four miles from Three Forks  on the north fork of Carpenter creek  work ds being done on several claims.  The Phoenix is being worked by Gib  son, Smith & Bruner.    They have 18  inches of concentrating,   and five of  clean ore.   Cress,  Wall ,& Ross will  make a mine out of the Roulette, and  Mitchell is developing his property.  These claims are in the dry pre belt.*  and a trail from Three Forks would  enable the Dolly Varden,   Alturas,  and many others' to do business.  Take in the Leland.  James Delaney, who has been 11  years in Kootenay and can be classed  with the oldest pioneers has charge  of the Leland House in Kaslo. He  has recently, with the aid of J. W.  Seaman, painted and decorated the  Leland until it looks as fresh and  sweet as the flowers in Mav. The  "rooms are the best in the city. In  the bar the largest and coolest glasses  of beer in the country are obtainable  for the usual fee. James has three  pumps in the bar, while the largest  mirror in the mountains enables  each customer to get a ��� life view of  himself, and sip the soothing cocktail,  at the same time. The Leland should  not be forgotten by the travelling  public,  ,;Has been Arranged, Comprising       -      -���  Horse and Mule Racing, Boat and Canoe  Racing and General Aquatic Sports, Athletic Contests of Every Description, Foot  Races, Tug- of War, etc.  BIG   BASEBALL   MATCH :  IEI   BEI?EE    m  Substantial Cash Prizes for each Event.  Athletic Sports in Morning, Aquatic at  1:30, and Baseball Match at 3 o'clock.  A Grand Ball will toe given in Shannon's Hall  in the Evening.  RASS BAND  Will be in Attendance during the Day.  Exer  Come.    Enjoyable Time  God Save the Queen.  MINIXG NOTES,  Happenings    of   Interest :-Among,  tlie  Treasure Vaults.  More men have been put to work  on the Alpha.  The Noble Five will start up scon  with a big staffV  J. "Foster and son have gone to  cook at the Alpha.  A. Mclnnes has commenced work  on C. Teasdale's new building.    -.".�����:  The Wisconsin, a claim near the  Gopdenough, is to be opened up.  Harry Ward has disposed of 2-9ths  of the Nabob, a claim adjoining the  Bluebird.  A. H. Holdich, of Revelstoke, is doing some assay work at the Silver  King, on Toad Mountain.  E. Shannon and his partners will  endeavor to locate the ledge on the  Lydia, on a line with that of the  Currie.  T. Duffy and partners are working  the Noonday, down on the Galena  Farm, with every prospect of striking  the-solid ledge.  J.  M.   Harris  is   applying  for   a  Crown grant on the Loudoun, situat  ed near the confluence of Sandon and  Carpenter creeks.  A. D. Coplen, of Murray, Idaho, is  in t] e district. He owns the Cube  and Chicago, two claims in the vicinity of the Freddie Lee.  Jim Warclner, the hero of a hundred booms,is in Philadelphia, organizing a company to buy mining -property around Leadville.  A body of high grade ore has been  encountered in the lo wer tunnel of  the Reco. It runs between 3,0*00 and  4,000 bunces to the ton.  All the ore at Three Forks, with  the exception of abcut four carloads  of Reco ore,, has been shipped to the  smelters. The Reco ore will be sent  out in July.  This week there has been a constant stream of prospectors outfitting  for the foot of the lake, many coming  from the Forks. The town is well  nigh deserted.  Another uiinnel is being run on the  Last Chance, .-��tb tap the ledge, 150  feet lower than the present tunnel.  An ore shed is being constructed, and  when it is finished a night shift will  be put on.   ____________  Bonded The Kootenay.  A. E. Humphreys, president of the  Duluth concern that "is operating so  heavily in the Slocan, is getting his  finger into the Trail creek pie, tho'  he has to pay for it. Last week he  bonded a trio of claims headed by the  Monte Cristo, for$()5,000. This week  he has taken hold of the Kootenay  property, on a bond of 175,000, a  tenth being paid down, the balance  in one year. Phil Aspinwali was  the lucky seller, and still retains a  tenth interest. The Kootenay is  about two miles east of the Le Roi,  and is supposed to be on the same  ledge. Page 2.  THE   LEDGE.  Second Year  ;'������������  ��Jt^'/S^0^J*.-.  Published every Thursday.  R.     T.    LOWEEI,    EDITOR    AND  FINAIfCIER,     ,  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  District' and communications upon live topics  always acceptable. Write on both sides of the  paper if you wish. Always send something good-  uo matter how crude. Get your copy in while it  .is hot, and we .will do the rest.  THURSDAY, MAY 16, 1895.  TARIFF CHANGES.  The revenue of Canada last year  was |36,374,693, and the expenditure  $37,585,025. The anticipated revenue  this year is $33,800,000, and the expenditure $38,300,000, net deficit of  $4,500,000. To meet the deficit  changes will be made, in the tariff,  especially upon liquor and sugar.  Some of the' changes in the tariff are  as follows: Alcoholic liquors and  spirituous extracts, $2.25 a gallon;  and 30 per cent. ad. valorem; condensed milk, 3| cents per can; condensed coffee, 35 per cent; biscuits,  not svveefcened, 25 per cent.; sweetened^ 27| per cent.; canned fruit, 2|  cents per lb,; fruits in spirits,' 82-; per  gallon; jams and jelliesand preserves  3| cents per lb,; paints and colors,-  ground/ in spirits, fL 12^ per gallon;  sugar, over "No. 16, Dutch standard,  1 14-100 cents per lb.; glucose and  grape sugar, .1J cents per lb.; sugar  candy, peels, etc., | cent per lb. and  35 per cent.; syrup and molasses, f  centner lb.; molasses, not. further  manufactured than to be extracted  from the cane, free. There will be  a bounty of .75 cents ::per .100 lbs. on  beet root sugar manufactured in Canada, and if over 70 degrees of polar-  iscope test, 11 per 100 lbs.  The min era 1 production of Ontario  during 1894 was valued at $6,088,758,  a slight decrease from the previous  year. Petroleum, brick and nickel  were the most prominent. Only |B2, -  776 worth of gold was : produced and  not an ounce of silver.  The Provincial Government borrowed, in London,last week,��425,000  The loan was floated at 95, and is  payable in 1941. , This large amount  should enable the Government to expend more money 911 Kootenay improvements than is being done at the  present time.  The Players' Club in New York,  which was founded by Edwin Booth  and remains one of his most striking  monuments, throws its doors open to  its friends only once a year, on a sort  of "ladies' day," , and the latest observance of this custom is made the  subject of a highly interesting letter  irom "Flaneur" in the Argonaut of  May 18th.  Many mines in Kootenay are .becoming dangerous to work, and steps  shojild be taken by the Government  to render the miner's life as free from  danger as possible. An inspector  should be appointed, whose duty it  would be to see that each 'mine had  piroper exits and sufficient timbering  to reduce the risks of underground  work to a minimum.  The Sentinel, of Kamioops, recently stated that there was small pox in  New Denver. Where it obtained the  information frbm we cannot say No  other paper contained it, and as the  Kamioops paper is edited principally  by the paste^pot and stolen news, from  exchanges, the item must have been  horn in the office. It was base lie,  as small pox does not exist0in New  Denver or any part of the Slocan, and  boiler plated journals should exercise  caution in circulating damaging reports about healthy towns.  The cry raised by many eastern:  papers of the Indian outbreak oh the  Kootenay river is all bosh. The  managers of the reclamation works  showed poor business judgment in  becoming alarmed about a common  assault case, If they wish to sell their  lands to settlers, they had better suppress the false rumors about warlike  redskins We found the Indians all  right. They are, harmless and are  too lazy to do anything except steal  a plug of tobacco or"^a cake of soap  when an opportunity . presents itself.  There are only about two dozen of  them all told, and it is not necessary  to send a detachment of mounted  police to the scene, for everything is  quiet on the Kootenay.     ,,  Oil Springer Creek.  Con Fielding and his partner, Bob  Cooper, have a claim called the Arlington, on Springer creek, seven  miles from the foot of the lake. The  ledge is 10 feet wide and carries native silver and grey copper. Last  week Thompson, Mervin, Long and  Tucker made two locations on the  same ledge. They named the claims  the Silver Leaf and Portland.  Fabulously Ricli.  A. Harrison has the satisfaction of  knowing that he has set the town wild  today. Last summer he located a  claim on Eight: Mile creek, about  three miles from the lake, and on the  high range of mountains, one mile  from the Daisy, lie has done a smal 1  amount of work and opened up 26  inches of a paystreak. He has had  two assays made by O. Benedum,and  showed the result this morning. They  reached the fabulous figures of $2,-  699.50 and $2,877.25 per ton in gold  respectively, being the highest ever  obtained in this district. Harrison  asserts that he will have recorded in  a day or two another location of gold  rock," 26 feet width of ledge, running  .$40 to the ton. These figures have  set everyone on the jump, and Eight  Mile properties are booming.  Big Sandy McDonald is starting a  saloon in Kaslo on Avenue A, in the  building formerly occupied by Mike  Mahoney.  New Denver, B. C.  TfrOOTS and Shoes made to order.   First-class  work.   Imperial Calf for fine shoes.   French  Goods specially adapted for Miners' and Prospectors' use.   Goods warranted not to rip for one year  1  IT SPRINGS HOTEL,  ARROW LAKE,  S how open for the accommodation of guests''  Rates, $1.50 to &2.50 per day. Baths  25 cents each, or 5 for ��1. .For further  particulars write to the propi'ietors.  DAWSON. CRADDOCK & Co;  Nakusp & Slocan Railway  Tli^LE!  CARD.  \. ;-������-"���. . r  IN EFFECT APRIL 5JH, 1895.  TRAIN LEAVES  NAKf SP  THREE FORKS  Mondays at 8 o'clock Mondays at 13 o'cloc k  Tuesdays at; 13     u Wednesdays at 9   "  Fridays " Saturdays "  Close connection made with the Columbia river  boats for all points north and south.  This schedule is subject to change ��at any time  without notice.  For further information apply to  J. S. LAWRENCE,  Trainmaster  Nakusp, B. C.  The Quickest   ,  and  Cheapest Koute  East v  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 Agent  or to  GEO. McL. BROWN,  District Passenger Agent,  Vancouver  Sitae Falls & lien  Nelson & Fort Sheppard  RAILWAY.  ALL     RAIL    ROUTE     TO     SPOKANE  Tlie only through route from Nelson, Kaslo,  Ivootenay Lake and all Slocan  '...*,. ���     Poirts. ��� ,-.-,'.''���'.'  Daily   (Except   Sunday)    Between  Spokano and Northport.  Tri-Weekly Between Northport and  Nelson.  Leave 8:43 a.m.       NELSO?-7.       Arrive 5:25 p.m  Mondays, Wednesdays. Fridays, trains will run  through to Spokane,arriving same day. Returning  passengers will leave Spokane at 7 a.m. Tuesdays,  Thursdays,Saturdays,arrivingat Nelson at 5:25 p.  m., 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 stagedaily.        ;   ?  E  Steam Nav. Co., Ltd.  TIMS O-A-IR/D No. T.n  Iii 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 1p.m...  Leaves Robson, south bound", on Tuesdaj^s and  Fridays, at 6 \y.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 pm;  Wednesdays, at 4 p m; Thursdays, at 5:40 p m;  Saturdays, at 5:40 p m. Connecting on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays with N & S F  Railway for Kaslo and lake points.  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson on Mondays, at 4 am;  Wednesdays, at 4 am; Thursdays, at 8am;  Fridays, at 4 am. Connecting on Mondays,  Wednesdays, and Fridays with N & F S Railway for Spokane.  Close connections with Columbia & Kootenay  Railway at Nelson for points north aud south.  BONNER'S FERRY ROUTE���STEAMER  NELSON.'-  Leaves Nelson for Bonner's Feny on Mondays  and Fridays at 8:30 am.  Leaves Kaslo for Bonner's Ferry on Mondays and  Fridays at 4 a m. -  Leaves Bonner's Ferry for Pilot Bay, Nelson,  Ainsworth and Kaslo, on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 2 a ni.  Connects with east and west bound trains on the  Great Northern Railway.  The company reserves the right to change this  schedule at any time without notice.  For full information as to tickets, rates, etc., apply at the Company's offices, Nelson, B.C.  T' ALLAN, Sec'y ��� J. W.- TROUPr  Nelson, B.G. Manager Second Year.  THE LEDGE.  Page 3  > CCEUR   D'ALENE NUGGETS.  Prospected    for tlie  Benefit of Former  Residents of tliat Camp.  .     WALLACE.'.  Born to Mr. a.id Mrs. E. H. Moffat,  On Thursday, a boy.  All tlie carpenters are now "busy  erecting, new buildings or repairing  old ones.  .'''. E. Pyle was seriously injured by  several blocks of wood rolling down  the hill"and striking" him.  ��  "&  Born,  Oi  to Mr. and Mrs.   Willis Ha-  the   Goeur    d'Alene steam  laundry, on Saturday, a son.  Last Friday night the residence of  Peter Nelson, at Ti-owbridge's brickyard, was destroved by lire and the  contents were also consumed.  T. N. Barnard has about 13,00D  feet of lumber on the ground ready  for the commencement of his new  dwelling, He will build on the northeast corner of Bank and Second streets,  oil; lots wh Iclt he has - recently bought.  The Clark house property was sold  on Tuesday for the sum ���" of $2,50'.")..'���  Clark Bros., of Post Falls, Idaho, were  the sellers, and John Noble, of.Wal-  Jace, was the purchaser Mr. Noble  is said to have recently come into the  possession of $3, 000 ���by beq nest,  _ C, A, Wing was over from the Oro  Fino mine on Monday night, but re  turned next day. 'jr.. ey are now at  ' work on the second cleanup. "All the  developments, of the niine-indicate an:  immense.deposit of auriferous ore and  they are already figuring on increasing the capacity^-of the stamps. At  present 12 men are- /employed on the  property. : ;'��������� ..������''..  ��� "  '.' : .   WARDNEfe.       ���:.' ", ���>  - Last Sunday, 'morning", W. E. Bora:!, a well-known: attorney of Boise,  was married'.to Miss Lillie McDonnell,  daughter of the Governor.  ������Repairs are being made on the Jlun-  ter Company's mill at Mullan preparatory to a resumption of work at the  company's property. The rates of  wages to be paid are, $2,50 and $3.  . G-ovcrnor W. J. McOonnellhas appointed A; B. BaiiieS of Bonner's Ferry  to. a position on his staff. Mr. Bain es  will be paymaster-general", of the  state militia, with the rank of colonel.  lion. A. A. Crane of Kootenai county  lias been appointed by the President,  in ineral iand- com in ission er for the  Occur d'Alene district. The salary is  $10 a clav, but the. total salary; for one  year must hot exceed S650.  ��� Jucl ze Beatty has . just- con eluded  the hearing of the case of Clara E.  Anderson and her husband, A. L. Anderson, against the Home Gold Min-  ing' Company 'and. R. G. TIanford to  foreclose a mortgage  on   extensive  Headquarters of the  Nakusp &������ Slocan.',, Railway.  THE GATEWAY OF THE FAMOUS SLOGAN M!NE8,  SUPPLY POINT TO THE RiQH OARIBOO CREEK CAMP.  GOLD, SILVER, AND MiOA MINES CLOSE AT HANDv  For Prices of Desirable Property and Particulars, Apply Tj  ;.   KBOSBk  Agents for  lire Nakusp L-iticL and Improyement  Company,  100-102 CORDOVA STREET,  VANCOUVER  B.C  y;  13  ?EaB' Sawmil  (Works at Kaslo, B. C.)  ;.,A^LUM3Ea :;YAED, .  Foot of Hendryx Street,   Nelson,  A full, stock of dumber,  rough and dressed, laths,  shingles, sash,doors,mould-  ings, etc. Clear and dry  fir flooring and ceiling for  sale at lowest prices.  ::   .:      G. 0. BUCHANAN,, ;  HSNRY-DAWES,- Proprietor  Ajyent-r  BGHAN1HSE,  BO.  ���> JJXH^.TXX-t&Z  Oi  'i     n  isaasr.  %J{  ��  1  JbUi  ��V \s  '"?  . sed'Lumber and  Shinodes at  atlsr reduced Prices.  ai'b*  AVINGr placed some new  Machinery in our Mill,  ��� ���..... f *  are  prepared  to furnish  placer mines along Snake river not j aj] ].[n(|g 0f E0US"h and ��re*~  f.-ir from b'hoshone. The mines, winch  extend along- the. river for 'three or :  frar miles, were sold to the defendants  in-1390 by Mrs. Anderson and J. M.  Bennett, the Union Pacific ��� bridge  superintendent, for $20,030. Mr.  Bennett wras paid in full for his share  receiving |-i,000, while Mrs. Anderson was paid 82,000 and took a mortgage for the balance. The defendants charge .'-they were induced to  purchase the ground by misrepre-  ssmtatioii. They assert the ground  was salted,   and for that reason they  And. All -Mining Siipplie  S,  Full Stock on Hand.    Branch Store at Tiirco Forks.  PRICE-LIST:-  refuse to liquidate. Judge Beatty  has taken the matter und:r advisement.  Rough Lnvnber, narrow,  '; '��� "-.vide,  Joist and Scantliu,<i-, sized up to  IS feet bny,  lR'to.24-'  21 'tOoO '        .  Flooring, T & G,'! "  .    " ���'      4 " '  V joint Ceiling, J. " ,  Rustic.,  810 oO  $11 00 to $12 00  ?11 00  $12 00  $1$ 00  $20 00  $22 00  $22 OO  $10 00  $11  00  $1:1 00  Lri.2  2m  LELAND  ���l 7~q  IU  W  ]}���  ai f riieriii Co.  Kaslo, B. C  Surfaced Divis~.ec?  A liberal di count on large orders for Cash,  PETER GENELLE & Co.  XOXVENTEXTLT r-ituated   to   the   stoaittbont  J   landing.. The l)i.r.;is oneof the best appo.-ited  ia tje'Kootciiay Dk-trict. .  JAMES DELANEY,  Lessee  Notice to the Public.  QTAOES   Leave Kaslo   nnd   Three Forks."for  0   eitiier place, every nioniiiig at S o'clock  Satisfaction  is   Guaranteed.  A.  J. SCOT1  Manager. Page 4.  THE LEDGE.  Second Year  GO   D PROSPECTS.  East Kootenay Has   Some Rich Quartz  Showings,  The secretary of the Fort Steele  Mining' Association states that the  country in the vicinity of the placer  diggings on Wild Horse creek promises to develop into a Quartz mining  camp in the near future. Within the  last year a number of new locations  have been made, which have every  appearance of turning out well when  capital can be brought in to bear on  their .development.��� The following  description of some of the claims will  give a fair idea of the result that may  be expected when mining operations  are commenced.  r Starting with the claims called the  Dardanelles and Motherwell, which  are located on the mountain side  about 2,000 feet above the creek and  about three miles above the old placer,  camp, a good trail of about two miles-  has been made up to the property  from the wagon road that follows up  the Wild Horse. The ledge is four  feet in w'dth and can be traced for  over 2,000 feet, the country rock being ^late, porphyry and granite. It  'isjin the slate and" porphyry that the  ledge crops out, the foot wall being  slate and the hanging wall porphyry.  An incline has been run up in on the  property for 80 feet, showing it up to  advantage. Numerous assays have  been made, some of the returns being  very high, but the average is about  $22rn gold. These/claims were discovered by Messrs. Banks and  Young, the present owners, in the  summer of 18 J3.'  About a mile farther up the strea m,  on the same side, N. S. A. Wallinger  has a good property, the ledge being  three feet wide, the ore being black  sulphurets, assaying ��25 in gold and  4 ounces in silver.  Then a mile or so farther up the  creek there is the Golden Five group,  consisting.of eight claims located by  Charles Mlwood and partners in June  1894. There are four ledges about  300 feet apart, cutting the formation  (which is porphyrinic slate) at about  45 degrees, the dip being about 30  degrees; they crop out for about 8C0  feet on the surface, covered at each  end by slides. At the point of discovery on the Queen of Sheba, the ore  chute is 2�� feet in width; on the King  Solomon it is six feet, but not so high  grade; the assay returns show $113  in gold with a few ounces in silver.  An open cut 45 feet in length has  been run along the ledge, showing  up an , ore body 2^ feet in width of  black sulphurets. Then about 1.00J.  teet higher up the mountain, behind  the Banks & Young location, there is  the Lillie May, owned by Chas. Lentz  and B. W. Jones, assaying |22 in  gold, two ledges crossing each other  one running north and south 115 feet  wide, the crop ledge being about 18  inches in width; t!ie large ledge is  traceable for 300 feet, (in the west  side of the creek at the head of Victoria Gulch, an ofrshoot from the  Wild Horse, Wm. Voss has a claim  which he.'loca e:i in 18^7, being the  first quartz' location on the creek.  The ledge is about ('0 feet wide and  will concentrate from 2�� tons to 1. A  tunnel has been run in 75 feet, cutting the ledge, showing a fiue body  of ore which averages 20 oz. in silver,  35 per cent, lead, and S3 in gold.  There is plenty of water for mining  and concentrating purposes.  There are other claims on the creek  which show up well.  CHARLES W. McANN,  BARRISTER, &c,  MINING LAWS  A  SPECIALTY.  I  KASLO CITY. B. C.  K D. MOORE, Pres.  R. McFERRAN, Sec'v  !A  JDESISTTIST  KASLO,  B.C.  Graduate of American Qollege of Dental Surgery  Chicago.  Office: Over Byers' Hardware store.    ' ,   '  ft 1C. Joslvi Mnslc Go:  .,. ,* . * , i  Dealers in  Pianos,  Organs,  Musicians'   Supplies, Sewing: Machines, and  Supplies.  SPOKANE,   ;.' -.���;'.-.������ - .'������; WASH.  JOHN W. GRAHAM &   Co.y  OCHGENTRATOR, THREE FORKS, B.C.  g    and     Miners'  ,   i . < .,:���-���  iW^ Hay and Grain in Car Lots to the Trade.  THREE   FORKS,   B. C.  WHOLESALE  Books, Stationer, Office Supplies,  and Wall Paper;   ,  Great Eastern Block.  SPOKANE, WASH.  M. W. BRUNER, M. D.,  Physician and Surgeon.  Three Forks,  B. 0.  A FULL Line of Drugs and Prescription Remedies ke^.t on hand.  DOCTOR ,  J. F.;B.-ROGERS,  ^awjjb. c.  Graduate of Trinity University, Toronto. ��� Member of college Physicians and Surgeons, Ontario.  THREE FORKS, B. O.  Best  Furnished  Rooms  in the Gity.  T. NORQUAY, Prop  ���V"  "W"��l��r  KASLO CITY,  B.C.  The only practical Watchmaker in  the Kootenay District. Orders by  mail receive prompt attention  ALL WORK GUiRMTEEl).  u  : O :  THIS Hotel, under new management, is one of the best in  the country. The Rooms are comfortable and the  Dining Roonr contains the best the market affords. Don't  miss it when you go to the Forks.  LOWES & CLAIR, Proprietors  Wholesale Produce Merchants,  13 [WATER STREET,  VANCOUVER, J. G  : o :  E handle Dried Fruits,  Fresh   Fruits, Butter, Eggs,  Cheese, Bacon, Hams, 4nd Lard.  ��� --- : '��� ��� '���������      ,'J ���<������������ :'.   ' ->V-s*���':   ���" '-������������-' :"    ' "-  W.  Vancouver, B. C:  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.  ���gatjEKi. - J   "O'i^    "^"O'aGEt.  I  C'-ca^si*'  Goods fcoujjlrfc r:g"Iv& out;  ao  com-  mission cliairged.  Fair selection; immediate returns, t  Eliippiag- tag's furnished ires upoa. ,ft��lp||g  arequsst.      ^ I8lf��  There is HO SJUTY on Furs  at7.ier goods we handle.  EiS-Writo for Circular giving       -^w^imrm  ping- Directions a:ad k&SSSS?. 2BA&-     "Wfimffl  225? PBIGSQ.  Incorporated  200-212 First Avenue North,  branches:  HELENA, MONT.       CHICAGO, ILL        VICTORIA, B. C  MAIN HOUSE: {  "to. Cooke & BozenianSts.  128 Hichhan St.  89 Langley St.  WINNIPEG, MAN.  178 Princess St. Second Year.  THE   LEDGE  Page 5  DELUGED WITH MONEY*.  Foui*  Companies to Operate  in British  Columbia With 82,300,000.  Four pack trains a day are taking  up supplies to the mines in the Sandon  district.  WPellew Harvey, F.C.S.  VANCOUVER, B. C ,        *  Mining Ehed eer,  Analytical Chemist, and  Assayer.  Assay Office and Metallurgical Works.  A. H. HpLOICH,  Revelstoke, B.C..  Analytical   Chemist and Assayer.  ORE   of  any  Specialty.  Astof! Sil  ROSSLAND, B. C.  Stage Lino meets all Boats arriving at Ti*ail  Landing. '.-��� -    !  STANLEY   HOUSE,  ,."'������'���'���."���.���������   NELSON, B. C.    '.-,���  DEST Rooms and Board in the City. Hot and  D Cold Water. Bath Room for the use of the  Guests.   Rates reasonable.  MRS. McDONALD, Prop  DOCTOR  Spokane is far in the lead as the  home of capital,  or where moneyed  men organize. This spring has witnessed-the., organization .of numerous  companies, wi.h fabulous wealth at  the back of them���on paper���with  that city as headquarters. The majority of these concerns have been  formed to work West Kootenay mineral properties. During the week  four new corporations have been called .into existence, to handle Trail  creek properties principally. The  .combined, capital of these companies  approximate the immense sum of $2,-  300,006.'   They are:-:  The West Le Eoi and Josie Mining  company with; a capital stock' of $500, -  000. The incorporators are George  H. Gasev, of Butte, Mont., Ghas. Gr.  Griffith, "of Helena, Mont.; John M.  BurkeiGosur d'Alene, Idaho; D.Holz-  man, Sam Silverman, John L; Wilson, John'.,';Jones, 0. S. Vorhees and  H. M. Stephens, all of Spokane, and  Ross ''.Thompson,'' of Rossland. The  principal office^ axe to be in Spokane.  The company Is to erect all kinds of  mining machinery, deal in real  estate, etc.  The Paris Belle Gold Mining Com-  pany .will.do a general mining business. The term of existence is filed  at-50 years and principal place of doing business is Spokane. The capital stock is $800,000;;' and 800,000  shares at II each. The board of  trustees are: Chester Glass, P. S.  Bryrie, David'Glass; J. H. Yates, M.  ��� Mj' G6wley ana W.' D; Olmstead, Spokane; ,'��� Nicholas, Jerry and-Joseph  McArtlnuy Rossland.  The Robert E. Lee Mining Company have ���incorporated/for a period  of 50years, and" will buy, sell, hold-  lease and Operate mines in the United  States and British Columbia. The  principal place of business will be PURRIE Mineral ciaim.-  in Spokane. The capital stock is  &50J,030, divided into 50.),000 sharer,  at $1 each. John M. Burke, W.  Clayton Miller, J. L. Wilson, C. S.  VoorheeSjC. W. Ide and A. P. Sawyer will act as the board of directors  tintir the coming election of officers.  The Eureka Concentrating &. Mining Company is another concern that  has heen incorporated for a period of  50 years, and will .buy, sell, hold,  1 ease and operate, miries in the United  States and British Columbia. Headquarters will be at Spokane. The  capital stock is 1500,000, divided into  500,000 shares at $1   each.    John M.  kind   assayed.     Nickel  Ore a  ��lJ ��� -   . a_^��  PHYSICIAN  AND  New Denver,  SURGEON.  B. C  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Situate in the Slocan  I / Mining Division of West. Kootenay District.  Where located: South side of Gold creek, Slocan  lake. ���  Take Notice that I, Heihert T. Twigg, as agent  for James H. Currie, free miner's certificate No.  f>4,.-;20, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to  apply to the Gold Commissioner for a certificate  of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that adverse claims must  he sent to the Gold Commissioner and. action commenced before the issuance of such certificate of  hrn.rovements. .  '.  Dated lb isvfirst day of May, 1805.  Burke. J. B. Jones, Ross Thornj:)son,  S. Rosenhaupt, H. L. Wilson, 0. D.  Garrison, and G. W. Dickinson will  act as the board of directors.  Two other com: anies have since  taken out papers in Spokane, viz.:  Mountain Sprite .Mining Company,  of Tacoma; capital stock, ��50J,00J; in  500,0J0 shares of $i each. Incorporators, Nelson Bennett, :M. V.B. Stacy,  and Henry Blackwood; to operate  mines a-iicl "handle mining machinery  iii Washington and British Columbia.  The Lookout Mining and Milling  company, with heali .iiarters at Spo-  kai.e, has been incorporated with a  capital of ��250,000. U-. E. Kumpe,E.  W. Talbott, L. R. Lindsey and Geo.  E. Pfunder,  are. the   trustees.    The  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  J OUDOUN Mineral Claim.���Situate in the Slocan  Jj ��� Mining Division of We=t Kootenay District.  Where located: At the confluence of Sandon and  Caruenter creek*.   ,*:  Take notice, that I, J.-M. Harris. N;>. ;Y3.017, for  mvself, and as.agent for G. M. Sproat, free miner's  certiiicate No;.53,817, intend, sixty da.vs from the  date hereof,'to'apply to the Gold Commissioner for  a certiiicate of improvements, for the purpose of  obtain Ins: a Crown grant 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 certiiicate  of improvement^.  , D:ttb(l'tU;s 13th day of May, 1805.  J. M.HARRIS  May 13.  New  Denver, B. O.  NEW MANAGEMENT.  Everytiiing in First Glass Order.  Meals Served at all Hours.  Best of Attention to Customers.  JACOBSON & Co  THREE FORKS.  SILVERTON  h:xj3sttek. &  Dealers in:  and flining S  Dry   Goods,  Ies.  BR, B. C.  IDE JLUEZER S I3ST  Groceries,  And all kinds of Goods required by  ros'  Postoffice and Money Order Office in Connection  LAND  REGISTRY   ACT  TEE HAIECUTTER,  Three Forks, B. C.  LOT  *)  w  SO, BLOCK 24, KASLO CITY,  (MAPoOSj  li  ft  rHEREAS the certiiicate of title of R. T. -Low-  cry'to the r.bove hereditaments, bearing date  prillUU'V Object IS -t;0, Operate tlie .LOOK- \ the 171h"day of May, isn.Vhas been lost er de-troy-  tne Trail   creek district,  articles of incorporation  out mine m  but by  the  the company is  authorized' to do all  things   necessary   in   conducting  a  general mining business in the United  States and British Columbia.  ed, and arplifntioii" has been made for a Du< iicate  i j-uch Ceritk-ate,  NOTICE i   hereby given  that such Ortiikv.te  will 1 e issued umess cause be sluwii  to-he>-oii  tr -ry. in writing, within ore month of the date  hereof. .  S. Y. WOOTTON,  Pr;nfy FecrMrar Genc"*l \  Land Registry Office, Victoria, 25tb Ajril, 1895. ��  AS the onlv Billiard and Pool Table in the  Slocan.   Choice lines of Cigars, Tobaccos and  Bruit.   The Barber Shop in connection is the best  equipped in the District.  M  Nelson, B. C.  Merchant Tailor.  or a  ���GO TO���  R. S. WILSON,  ���TJIK-  SLOCAN TAILOR  Sixth street, NewDenver.  Full Line  of Suitings and  Trouserings always on hand.  T A TEST Style*, perfect nt. Fine English tweeds  Ju and Worsteds. Latest designs iu fancy imported pan tings and summer overcoatings.  Fox's English Serges and  serges always kept in stock.  Fancy Vestings, etc., etc.  tlie celebrated Tyke Pasre 6  THE   LEDGE  Second Year  MINING RECORDS,  Recorded at New Denver, for the week ending  May 15, 1895  TRANSFERS.  J. T. Foley, R. R, Col well, EllaNorquay and D.  B. Bogle to S K. Green���All interest in the Con  t.nental, on April 2b.   Recorded May 13; amount,  ^ :- "*."���'      ������..'���������'���  W. Nelson to T.Mulvey and J. Boyd���^ in the  Evening Star, on May 2. 'Recorded May 13;  amount. $1.  T. Mulvey to W. Nelson-r-J in the Morning Star,  ���on May a.. Recorded May: 13; amount, $1.  J. Butler to J. Cummings��� \ in the Greenleaf, on  May 3.   Recorded May 13; amount, ��120.    '  .   HOND AND LEASE.  E. A. Bielenberg to H. McDonnell, C. Gaupin  and T. F. Cosgriif���Band and lease on h the Rio  till December i, 1898.   Recordeu M-iy 13; amount,  $7,b'X). ������.'������.-���.... - ���   , ( :     "   ���  .  ���'./ RELEASE OF MORTGAGE.  W. G. Estep to P. J. Jennings���Release of mortgage on 1-20 of Noble Five group. Recorded May  11; amount, $500.  ASSESSMENTS. ..-.:  ... Snowshoe���On May 11, by G. W. No well.  Dixy���On May li, by E.W. Hughes.  Thistle���On May 11, by J. Vallanee et al,  Rabbit Paw���Oa May 13, by R. N. Clay.  Apex No. 2���On May 13, by A. D. Coplen.  Hewitt���On May 13, by A. S. Reed.  Sunrise, Mascott No. 2, and. Hidden Treasure No  2���On May14, by M. Kirlim>  Iron Hoi'se���-On May' 14, by D. McLeod.  " ".;. LOCATIONS.  Silver Leaf No. 2���Oiv Spi-inger creek,' May 11,  by E. Thompson. ,:      "    '  Portland No. 3--Adjoining Silver Leaf, May 11,  by G. D. Long.  Molly Gibson���On Ten Mile, May 11, by J. A.  ���Anderson. ��� .   .������' ������ ''.     , . .   ' .-��� ,.'.-.������ .  Virgfnus���Adjoining Molly Gibson, May 11, by  I. Thompson.  Horseshoe���On Ten Mile, May 11, by E. Genelle,  Pirate���Noi'th side of .Chambers, May 13, by M.  R. W. Rathbourne.  Olive Branch���On Eight Mile, May 14, by J.  .'McLennan.'.;,. '������.'.  Monitor��� Qn Paynemountain, May 15. by E.M  Wilson.   \  ';  ,   Columbia No. 4���On Four Mile, May 15. by J.T.  'Foley.  '������'��� ���   '���������'���,���  LEDGE CROPPINQS  Straw hats for fiale, at the Post Office store.  R. B. Kerr has gone to Revelstoke,  to attend the County Court. .  Creamery butter, extra select breakfast bacon and ham, at the Post Office  store.  Al. Hoyt has some elegant fruits,  just in. Stationery and reading matter of all kinds, at fair prices, always  in stock. ",' t  W. B. Shaw, telegraph operator at  Nakusp, has been transferred to the  Nelson office. Robert Barker, of  Vancouver, has taken the Nakusp  office.  F. Pyman, New Denver's witch-  maker and jeweller makes cleaning  and repairing watches a specialty  lie visits Three Forks every Friday  to accommodate customers in -that  town. f  John F.Ward, the original hotel  man of Nelson,sv is captain of a ball  team at Rossland/* John is no soring  chicken, but he can climb around  the bases like a cyclone -chased, by  lightning.  Bob Madden is running an hotel on  Cariboo, creek. Hugh Madden is in  business at Burton City. Anthony  Madden has staked a claim on Cham] -  ion creek. Tom Madden is still in  Nelson, and John Madden is in Rose-  bevy.  John M. Burke, is in Rossland and  judging from reports he will soon be  able to even on the Kaslo bank business. He is a hustler, and being a,  square man, he will, no doubt, pay  every dollar he owes, wiiii he rests  on velvet, once more.  , Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Kellett, on  the 11th inst., at the concentrator,  New Duluth, a:n eight pound boy.  As this is the first birth in that district, a nd there, are no town lots in  the vicinity the newcomer should be  donated a mining claim in the neighborhood.  Twenty men are working on the  new steamer at Nakusp. The force  will be doubled next month and the  boat finished in August. Captain  Troup has not decided upon the name  yet, but expects to have a cognomen  ready when tlip. vessel is launched on  the great scenic route.  Working the Crrover.  Two men are pushing development  work on the Grover, adjoining the  Currie, on the Galena Farm. Sluice  ditches and crosscuts have been run  in several places. Plenty of rich  float, both carbonates and galena, has  been encountered. The ledge crop-  pings show up strongly iii one place.  An effort will be made to locate the  lead farther up near the Lydia. The  Drumhellers own the Grover.  New Denver. B.C.,  HAS in stock Millinery, Hosiery, Ladies' Undei*-  wear. Dress Goods, etc,  A large quantity of House Lining at very low  prices. ���.  <*;. '���  ���'.  Call and inspect the Stock.      .    ,  BARRISTER,  SOLICITOR andNotary Public,     ���  New Denver, B. C  G��   r.  5=7  OTJI^EJS  COUGHS &  U  9?  T EAVES Kaslo for Ainsworth. Pilot Bay, and  Ju 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, Thm'sdays and  Saturdays, at 3 pm; Tuesdays and Fridays at.G.pm  Close connection is thus made between lake  points and all incoming a d out roing trains'of the  CP Rat Nelson. '      ���..:������.    .  The steamer is newly equipped in every particular, is lit throughout by electricity, and contains a  bathroom and all modern conveniences for the  comfort of passengers.  The above schedule is in effect May 16,1895, subject to change. :  J AS. WAUGH,       GEO. F. HAY WARD,  Purser. ; Master  1895.     SCHEDULE.     1895.  ii  The 0 cl Favorite Steamer  m ARioisr,"  CART. R.. SANDERSON,  Will run between  REVELSTOKE    AND    NAKUSP.  Will stop at Lardeau, Thomson's Landing, and  Halcyon Hot Springs during the  Season of 1895.  Leaving Revelstoke Wednesdays and Satur  days at 7 a.m.  Leaving: Nakusp Mondays "and Thursdays at  7 a.m.  The above dates are subject to change without  notice.  ROBERT SANDERSON  Front Street, Kaslo.  Prospectors'  Clothing a Specialty.  Grain Leather Boots. Heavy Plain Leather Boots.  Knee and Hip Gum Boots. "Boss of the Koad" Overalls and Jumpers.  Fur Felt Hats, Wide and Narrow Brims.       Woolen Underwear & Sox.  Grey Blankets. Light Drill Tents.  McKAY & TEAS  New Denver, B. C.  MANUFACTURERS OF ALL KINDS OF LUMBER  AVINGr our owii barge, we  are prepared to deliver  Lumber to Miy place on Slocan Lake.^ Special attention paid to Orders from Mining Men.  Is the Metropolis of the  Slocan District, a nd  ealty Must Increase in Value,  For  CHOICE BUSINESS AND RESIDENCE LOTS  Investors; wi1! consult their own  Interests by consulting  AHGUS McGILLIVERY,  New Denver, B.C.  HOTEL,  NEW DENVER, B.C.  The Traveling Public  Will find all the comforts of a  home at this Hotel.  The Rooms  Are large and airy, and have  recently been beautified by the  latest designs in wall paper,  The Dining Room  Is supplied with the best the  market affords, and the cuisine  is very superior.  The Bar  Is stocked with the choicest  brands of  wines,  liquors,  and  cigars.  STEGE & WINTER   PROPS  t .-.** 

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