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Array s~\  / f  /    I  fl  f.  "V  A.-.  ���L���-**  ,-y  6  -^smmTnjnnmnmmi  lo Time the SSiocftn Coon��  -    try will Sic-tlie Great,  *   Silyer Camp on Mother  Earth.  ^fflRfllHI!HHflRllI!*e-        ,  e Job Printing at This Office  H. at Prices In Harmony  e With the ffelaneholy  Condition of Silver.  ^mm  tiii-^unmiiiuimtmujjiiuiiipje-  Vol  HL No. 6.  NEW DENVER,   B. C.,: NOVEMBER 7' 1895.  Price $2.00 a Year,  t >7*"r    "... , ;,*<i  \'_,  Quit Tne Payne.  JPhe men working., on, the Payne,  16 an* number,,/quit work fast Thursday, It appears that the men could  not get along, \vith the foreman, Chas,  Kennedy, and'concluded; to seek:employment "elsewhere. 1 he men were  loth to leave the Payne, as the quarfr-  erss'-tttnthat mine are unsurpassed in  the Slocan. ������ "   ' . ;  The Slocan Star.  ���* *     i * j, J  The flame and tramway are finish-  ce& at the.Star, and the concentrator  Jjjailding is enclosed: More men are  -, b#ing piit to work and the - force at  4j$& concentrator and mine this winter  writhe from CO to 100 men. Ore is  . being: loaded on the -cars of the W. &.  y*    / *~Ja i * t *" i  ',,, S. Rj�� at Sandon, and this mine will  ,-r shipqyer that road*��� this nfonth~500;  ..': .tops to the smelter at Tacoma.* ---'.���  Thanksgiving Ball..  **i.   < *- >  - -  '  A gra-ad Jbwlft ' vir-Ill. ��be rgiven ifcrfc  Li.'.Ui v.. .."cr��u: ".-XT': "   T\.t*l-:^'-** v<bS  / ^gement drW. Thoinl inson/T. Hen^  v-deram,  C.  M. Getliing-' and 'w.'.frf  Smith.   J.  F.  Wilson* will-.be floor  -manager.   Music by T. Duffy, violin;  Peter Caraway;,-guitar; H. "Thomlin*  sun, cornet y\j. Delaney.-organ.  The;  lialFwill be decorated for the occas-v  ion.   Train will leave Three Forks  upon Thanksgiving dny  Nt 4 p.m.,  and a bus will be 'at Denver sidiiig to  con ye v   visitors from  Three, Forks  and Sandon.    Tickets can*be-had at  business.. houses   in   New   Denver,  Three Forks and Sandon. -  ity are feverishty excited.* TJiey>  believe MeLeod has struck the .bed of  an old gold river, and. -preparations  are being made to-honeycomb ttis  earth for miles.  ���-T* "FT***: ~  CARIBOO CHEEK  Neis Demers ^nd. inen are working  on the Promostbra. '  . Wm. ^Hotistbnlhas.charge of 4jhe;  work on*the Queen ;of Cariboo; a  cla im owned by, Nakrjjsp people.   ��'   \  ~ Jamieson and Taylor, prospecting  for Mathews, of Vancouver, made a  location upon Snow creek from which  over 300 ounces in silver.  Five Claim*  , i '   ���      ,      - u ��� <  . ,  ���"H   ���**-���<  -\    ���       r      '*.,. '  �� Wt BL.Riehniond ana.^-Max Heck  niann, jdcated^a group of claims nbt  VV'is.T  far from Kootenay lake a^short time  yLgp}^assays', from /the -iitock Dfcoug-hHti  V*  -3^^^ .^^���maii, Fred. Lange and  seye^at^fithe^ Kaslo boys are here  aijra^ing deyfelopmehts.  Bruce Craddockwill soon have his'  hotel^xeadjv Al. Hpyt and Harry  Mack are interested in it, and it will  be called the Montana.    -      ^  . ^ A;bFigiipaper ,is published here:  The'editor calls Marpole, MaypoJe  and Sir.Jpe. Trutch, Truth, but he  will geiover that after awhile.  -o-  BOSSJLAND.  Rossiand isqiiiet compared to what  it! was last summery  and has got in  advance of the .mining industry.   It  galena  was obtained that  assayed j has^$ b0^ls,.man\tofthemfirai*class  rafidr-tne balance ordinary whiskey  milU//'l^e!:Waiber p the town used  for,drtqkin^g,p^ri>^QS contains copper  and arsenic, and*.-'is only drank by a  limited dumber ^>f!?-ihe ilnhabitants.  Mo^Vof them, prefer whiskey with  ^aSes % jftJ|o?,.jfipf. pura flavored  '^h'ii^^i-a^ .copper^ ' i; '  'J^reej|^^ts> ftw�� publish,e<l here,  iSnlSiolol^o^-i^M^S  this ^^]&Jto^JrUi�� '^NflWbW^^ tllln^  ^avelinginevionnd ^ Pf***8 "��  staked five claims, upon which are m change of Wo live Yankees who  leads from six inches to two feet in I���11 Probably work themselves to  width.   .Fiee,gold, is found on,eachld^h ^ ^ interest of American m  .clHiiii*/-.; Other meii mu^ have;J>roi  pect^d this grounds for t^e/-nanie pf  Joe Duhamel is cut on a tree about  1CXX) feet from the Alpine group.  TRAIL CREEK*  Gold in Bi-ifclsJi Coi.uw.-Mit.  New Yobk.-���A special to the IM  ���alcf from Vaiusouver, B.C., says:���  Ther6 fa great excitement in Van  couver over rei.orts from South 1on MurP��y creek.  Kodtfenav-i B.C.. wlicrc, it is said bv  conservative n:-���n, that 25 mines  have been discovered, wiiich will-be  worth a  million *i<-liars each a vear  This town will soon  have  eight  hotels-  John tjoiletto hasaretaurant called  the Fashion.. -  \  'Hngh iladden   is applying for a  stitutions.  : IL W. Northey has acquired an interest with Pratt He is the only  citizen bn-the ftossland press, which  is quite > a distinction in a British  country.  The: moral people are agitating  for the removal of the Whitechapel  denizens to a more secluded section.  At present the' damsels of the red  curtain sisterhood are clustered in  little shacks on Sour Dough Alley, in  the centre, of the town,  which does  George L. West, of Dulath, has  charge of the books of the Slocan  Store Co.  A. E. Humphries will be here this  week. W. C. Yawkey and Frank  Cox arrived last week.  A large building has been erected'  to be used as offices for the concentrator and the mines that supply it with  raw material. -^-��-_  The concentrator was shut down  last week for a short time owing to a  lack of ore. It started up again on  Tuesday,.and will not. likely stop;ta  minute until spring. The running of  the mill by water saves its owners.  $45 a day over the cost of steam  power.  hotel license. .       . _       .      ��     ,    t t  ''    .      ���, ,       ,.    1 .,   I not improve the price of real estate.  Ben Fmneli has made a big strike [:       '   T ^      * t  Quite a number of men have made  strikes  here   this  year upon   little  .6.  '��� ���   1!  to their owners. Ti-f-y a re mostly  owned by Aim-rieans. The excite  menfc was increasni v*-stc-<iav bv the  * * ���  annouir ciiM'nt that silver w��s going  up, and tliafiinmi'iise >ilvt>r deposits  from Wesr Kootenay iumiimis: $1C0 to  the ton ���':wo'i-kt. coi��u;��� in't*i .the. inarket.  Oil top oi this eainetJie news ttf satis-  fictoiy e;e^ii-oi,s of the Cariboo  OHintry hydraui e nviiies, >o|(i to wip;.  /tHe'Vci^  I'-jni i-ibfjriu B ��-���.,  -��� &w nrilcstVom.'  ��� V iie U\\ or. '.hat... ^vl-i'o J-M\ >Iel>e d;  ���*������-,��� is !>oi'iir.r ���->������' w*-^*r ins���.\mt ��'��f-r.V��e'-  ^ ,i-l ����� i���'���.{M.-t it:t;r*'* :?'*���). i'-o"  f 'o:n ''lie;.  fc-Vii-i-cts.    i^v-ryj.ii livia r iii; uiie vicsn-  Tlie Le Roi has cummeuced shipping ore to she smelter here.  Arthur Dick is operating a ranch  on the opposite side of the river.  Mike Flaierfcy and Billy Mack are  tending bar in the Cliff at Rossiand.  Like Rossiand this is a cheap town.  It -is too near Spokane to be anything  else.  Al. lloyt has been sick a month  and the duerois say he cannot recover. ' ; .  Buildings and shacks are going up  as last ���'a.-vvic'iielle's' in ill can furnish  v**hy laiiiber.      .'���''���.'������.'.���'���.'':.-:'���:'.-: .:: !"  Jim AndijrsCHJ, the yeterian purser  uf .f,lier.'..jyul'uivi bin n river is in btisiiiess  i't-.iv. He is still interested iniitiS!*:-  lrt:'j��{, and will probably beii member  of i-arlianjcntsoin^ dav.  capital and much nerve. One man  .from Butte with a good reputation as  & rustler but little money, bought a  property and gave his cheque on a  [Butte bank for $5,000. He took  chances upon making a turn by  Teaching Butte before the cheque.  He got there, made the deal and had  .the money in the bank when the  cheque arrived. This is one instance  Ky-he're the slow mail service was a  jbenCsfit instead of a loss, as is ^usually  Ihe ease.  NEW DDL.UTH'  Capt. Moore and John Vallance will  isobn have their residences coinpleted.  r New Duluth is one mile from Three  Forks, and is commonly called the  Concentrator.  MINI!*�� 'HOTE8.    -    ?/*'  ������*  Happening*   of> Intereat   Amosf   tfe^  . - > ���. Treasure, Vanltiler.  A telephonels being put:in at the  BeCO. f^ ���'*��� -?'    :'J ���      ' _   J��      , "    iy  &mV iDidc jShd BA&: Kob^OH  ber on (96IM^i^^ay��'a^';j\<'4'.  Three; nfen i&C working; oh the  Rother, a claim on the summit between Lemon and Springer creeks.  The War Raffle, at Rossiand, will  work 200 men, as soon as practicable. The wages are $3 to ordinary  miners, and $3.50 to machine men.  Eighteen men are .working in. the  Cliff at Rogflland. The sale of this  mine aud the St. Elmo Consolidated  will not be concluded until December.  It is reported that the owners of  the Anaconda, in Montana, are desirous of buying for cash ail the properties on Red mountain, at Rossiand.  The Alamo has 40-men working,  which is the largest number employed in any silver mine in Canada,  The Idaho. is&s seven men, and the  Cumberland ^0.  The Alamo is 1000 tons of ore ahead  of ,the transport facilities. Hugh  Mann commenced on Monday to haul  with sleighs to the tramway, and the  danger of an ore blockade is past.  About 80 sacks have been packed  from the Exchange, on Dayton creek  to Slocan pity* Four men are working on this claim, and they have  driven a tunnel 16ieet, and hare an  open cut about; 20 lectin width.  ���   A fire smelter is^to be built on Red  ���mountain; at ^Rossiand. - It will con.  centrate 10 to 1, and will be of great  benefit; to the owners -of low grade  naines.   Ti*ea,tment will cost S3 a ton.  The ;same^ kinci of a >melter is in  joperationi at X^adyille Mhd it is a  a Colorado man who will operate at  Rossiand.     It will Ibe   built   next  spring.  s? *���'**>  . A**  - *At-  i   ��� ���  .*.  < t-  . ;t,~%  1 l m  ���* *  -^"C .St-  Ct   ^   * Third Year  THE   LEDGE.  i "*���     *        ���**  ���- ���       '    '      u J I       _������ il  mj ���  q  When and With TVhom to Dance*  '���*:.���  London;* Ont.���At: the;nT6eting of  the ^^^ti^er^tfe; question  was aske^J^uWl^c^grbei; tolerat-  ed, > and" ''krs.rd$mhaml:pf,^?orontor  replied : ' *' Yes, but ojily. ,in the  morning, an^ bfiur^lefpre^ Ibreakfast,  and then ��� the[ woman should dance  with her husband and brother."  ELECTRICAL STATISTICS OF CANADA.  r  ���,'-��'ajz&      \ -(> .���  3 ���  To HaniBh. Smoke.'  A Ufcah mining man claims to have  discK)fyqrM-at|v^y,':ito;; neutralize gian,t  powder smoke in mines.- --With.an  ordinary fi*uifc -spray ~pump< the-fbre-  mamin t|ie '/tunnel :blows���" lime water  into^the.-hanffihgVsybke and; gases;  - and the lime neutralizes.,the latter to  such "aii extent 'that]tbe''tunhel^is  rapidly.cleared and the-men'may re-  v turn to the1 -face$'{ The -lime water is  mahe by'siacki%va; small quantity.of  1 lime in a buc1��eTloT..waterl- and of the  \ latter but a smklf fyu&iitity is-'needed  at each sprayitig.: - '��� ;*\ >   ! ''  Alaskans 'Will' Fight' First \  1   ', l"     .��-��'������*"  The citizens of Alaska are greatly  , exercised  over- the*-boundary   line  .question and propose to take steps in  -' the matter without delay.    They do  .not want,- tavsee-what.* they term. the.  taken/ ', The- 'paramount reason , of  t .'.'��� ')���> renewed ?aciiy% an.. th<�� lbounp;aryr  *f 'A,:f' line question fs^tW brilliant' outlook  ty -;;:;, of thei mining"^'ropertie's' -alofig?the  x ;, \\ --; Yukon and in -the"1 vicinity < of-Juneau, ���  >'' ^ '��� Prospectors .are^arriving in. f Juneau  ���-'���"��� almostHouilVwithneivs qf rich finds.  , Thcgpresent value off electric! railways,;, telegraphs/;! etc.& of^the; Do-  uiinion; is i given by Mr/-. Johnson,  Dominion Statistician,'1 as' follows\:  Telegraphs and cables  $ 7,000,000  Railways  18,000,000  T&ephoites.,.'.-  1,000,000  Electric Light Works.  6,000,000  f i,  $27,000,000  .The first cable laid in Canada'was  between P.E.I. and the main land,  and was laid in . 1852.,. The cable  between Cape Breton and Newfoundland 'was' laid" in 1856."*The telephones ' of Canada have 44,000 miles  of wire,;- and-35,000 instruments.,, The  ODfomiriiori "G6vernmeht?bwnr' 238 miles  ;of telegraph cable line*,'*the totaliniles  of their land lines being 2,500?' There  were in 1891 eighty * electric* light  -works in,Canada, with, a.,capital of  :$4,113,771, employing 763 hands; and!  paying annual' wages "of- $297,-700/  -The annual value ^of,, .ojitput was  'jf, 154,150. The "previous census of  -1$81 showed only twp hands, as being  employed in electric works.-41 -   ,! ������  , j There* we're aVthej-end* of 18^ 366  miles ot electric railway, in Canada-  making -73;-. miles; to/feach4 iniUipniof  people. , There were 65$. motor cars,  3il'trailers,, 39' snow sweepersVand"  8Q1.;' motors. Iii' 1894 the number of  utiles- run, ���wa's 15,587f226,*vvahd' the  ���passengers ��� carried 55,348, Ql-2.,;--<The  differentelectric, .railway; rcpmj>anies.  J-S*. -  t  ��� i liW *"  .Vi  . .X .���-'-    \  ���' Is issti^d at New JDenyei;, B.C, on,Thursday-  f f ���*��� n-  , Met weather, snow slides,.Jiard times, or the r  ���-' sheriff never  llinders its  publication.     It  /        if- *,.,/    ���*-  ;',. copies .put. just the same;  ..-   -*/E��f'w ,>A' *?ft j- il- i   ^->   '    Nationality.  -        .%!'        ,'   '  y'.'xx ' If-a fly drops in a* .glass of beer/  says a .German * paper, one who has  [x. ���   made a* study -of national ^character-  1   4   ' istics can"' easily "tell" the   drinker's  '���-..< ' nationality by his actic)ti.r A Spaniard  f  ,.' - pays fbr: the beeV,v leaves, it on-the  , table* and.goes away ���> without'saying  a word..r A,Frenchman, will do.- the,  same, except that" he swears while he  :   .���    goesi * An Engl ishriian spills, thei beer  and orders another glass.   A German  ' ''    -carefully fishes,.put the'fly ,and��� fin-:  * ishes drinking his beer, asj if-nothing  ��� had happened:- V"A' Russian drinks tlie  ���  *    beer ��� witlr the.-fly.*- ��� A- Ohihaman fishes  out the fly, and swallows   it,,  then  throws the .beer away.. , -,  Napoleon's Ideal Woman.  In response to> a question asked by  a lady the great Napoleon replied :  "My ideal woman is .not the  beautiful featured society belle, whose  physician tries in vain to keep her in  repair, ��nor the fragile butterfly of  fashion, who gilds ��� the tortures of  disease with a forced smile.  "No! My ideal is a woman who  has accepted her being as a sacred  trust, and who obeys the laws of  nature for the preservation of her  body and soul.  "Do you,know, my knee involuntarily bends in homage when.I meet  the matron who reaches middle age  m complete preservation ? That woman is rendered beautiful by-perfect  health, and the stalwart children by  her side are her reward. That's my  ideal, woman."  way, the increase* for:the year being  11*2 miles. Every province now bas>  electric rati ways,1 except;'' PiE)I/ rU!To  .show the'prbgress arid'present position*  o��j electric railways^i^Canada ---as.  compared, with, otherH.cquntries,'i the  following table,is given;���-- *". \    ::* ;  In-all Europe 434 i*ol3. in opertn, 1,23 3. cars.  " vAiWlria-tiuiigrary. 28   '-" ' '''      *'!l" TJ'9. '^ '  " Gonnany, 227     '\,       .**    ,^632   "  '^France ...'.V.:.... 60" " " " u ���     152   "' *  "-JEnglaud 4$     ��t *'     . , JL25   *v <  The steam railways,^of( Canada  carried in i8941l^'50p)0^^ss,erlgeI^.,  or*only about one-fourth:^he :numb>er;-  ,of] the' electric . railways. ���If -the'-  patronage of electric;roads,"* had'rbe'en'-  equally distributed each person., in  Oanada would have been earned-  twelve' times by electricity.?n"'/'   /  Newmarket Hotel  ''-^ < .  * > -  NEW DENVER,  Stege & Winter, Props.  .'". -y  ".Vi  ������iv i  .* f,- f.'>v' -���* '��? *>* j';-,;.  1       *    .      '    J '  ^' 11 -  - -t i  i c ,  Headquarters     for ; Mining  Men.  Accommodations and Service  of theBest.  * i >  *1 :.^.y  ���'r.iC'  < u  '. ���'  L  iDoes not dream of.makihgja'million out of it,1  !*-        iyilyi    ^ -' ,        ���  -,    ^        -"'J    '--        -��� '        "        ^  but he expects to get a luxurious living.   In  ��� ���������������-.      ' -   .  order to do thislt is necessary to have cash-  able material, and the. world at large,is.corr  *  dially invited to dig up enough money to pay  for an annua;! interest. To accommodate the  public we do  AUCTIONEER  and  COMMISSION  KASLO  B. O  At' prices that do not discord with the despondent price of silver.  i- f   **  Hhird ��ear  THE LEDGE.  NxVTIVE GOLD.  *  (Writtni Gpecialty for the Lkduk.)  It has often been remarked that  gold is where you find it, and whilst  t,nis statement certainly cannot be  denied, seeing that everything must  of necessity be where it- is found, it  ought not to Lc supposed that prospecting for gold cannot be carried on as  systematically and scientifically as  tha: for any other of the useful inirier-  als. Although the line of demarcation between those rocks which may  and may not contain gold in quantities  sufficient;6 pay for their extraction  is less distinct' than in many other  cases and whilst it is equally true  that gold is to be found, in nearly  every known formation and in almost  every .country under the sun, seeing  that it is one of the most widely dis  tributed of all the elements, * it in  nevertheless true that so. far in-the  history of the world g*old has been  more frequently found in rocks of a  particular kind aud exhibiting similar characteristics and physical properties than in others of a totally  different order.  The subject of the distribution of  gold in the earth's crust, is so, varied  and exhaustive that we cannot possibly enter into it very deeply with  the limited space at our disposal; but  I should just like to point out the  chief distinctions between the/formations which have shown that they are  auriferous or gold-bearing and those  which up to the present have not done  so. .   , . ���'   '���'  UntiL quite .recently  the greater  part of the gold production has been  obtained from, alluvial deposits, that  "" i ~���  ^*i   -i, ^-JL,,*.  is, deposits formed by the"action of ^i"���^���^1*^  As you are all doubtless aware the  gold is not as a ruie found disseminated regularly thiough the whole of  the rock, but occurs usually in veins  of quartz sometimes of tremendous  size, traversing the formation. It is  well to remember that in perfectly  pure quartz gold is nearly always  conspicuous by its absence, but may  reasonably be looked for in quartz  containing galena, black jacl�� iron  or cooper pyrites. The gold is not  necessarily in combination with either  of these minerals, although they may  be found accompanying. it, but is  more often present in the free state. ,  It is a common practice for miners  to roast quartz which they suspect of  containing gold and then try to  obtain it by washing in a pan; In  many instances the gold is present in  such a fine state that it cannot be  obtained by these means. It is pos  sible, though not probable, for quartz  to contain several ounces of.*<old to  the ton in this condition and yet fail  to give any indication, when panned,  and the only safe way- is to rely on a  carefully conducted assay.  Native gold when crystallized  occurs usually in cubes or octahedrons  When in the cubic condition it is  somewhat similar in appearance to  iron pyrites from which mineral it  may be readily distinguished by its  inferior hardness. Copper pyrites to  which it also sometimes bears a resemblance, and which many prospectors frequently -mistake for gold  crumbles to pieces when you attempt  to cut it with a knife, whereas gold  being both sectile and malleable can  be sliced up and beaten out under a  hammer.  rivers and flowing water, such as the  beds of streams and creeks, which  may or may not have become dry.  The gold thus found h.*\s been formed  evidently by the disintegration of  gold bearing" rocks and shows a decided tendency to accumulate at the  ' bends in the bed of the stream or  creek, this action of course being due  to the high specific gravity of the  gold and to the enforced tardiness of  the current at these points, whereby.  , it becomes unable to hold them longer  in suspension or drag them further  along the bottom.  It is not always that these deposits  are to be found at the surface, as  frequently they have been buried  beneath rocks formed subsequently,  either stratified or volcanic, when  they have to be worked by ordinary  underground methods.  With the rapid advance of civilization and consequent exhaustion of  surface gold fields, which previously  had only been worked by the crudest  and most primitive methods, other  means have had to be employed and  other sources of the metal discovered,  in order to keep pace with the production of former years, and it wa,s  to accomplish this end that miners  and geologists turned their attention  to the sources from which all this gold  so found had originally come and. the  result is that to-day gold mining is  carried on in a more scientific and  economic manner than ever before.  Experience and that alone teaches  us that gold is found chiefly in  crystalline, trachytic and metamor-  pliic or altered rocks, more especially  does ic seem to favor those containing  a high percentage of quartz. It is  noteworthy also that it is rarely met  with in rocks which contain much  felspar, although there are exceptions.  cross it out and substitute South Africa  in the place which it originally occupied.  NOTICE.  "VfOTICE is hereby giveu that sixty days after  IN (liiiAi we i:ia*uu to ��.i>>ly to tne Unief Uonimi.-*-  S'oner of La-id-" and Work-; for ihe right to dtveifc  (2 j'Ji two huiiiiviniOLiid fifty inch-.** Of water fn-m  JSaeond or Trlbutaryicr^kior water works-and  general motor yari-o-'e'-.  LOUIS DANSEREAU,  FRANK J'RE VQST,  Sandon, B.C , October 19,1805.  R. STRATHERN,  KASLO CITY.  B.C.  The only practical Watchmaker in  the Kootenay District. Orders by  mail receive prompt attention  ALL WORK GUiKAFfEED  The  of metals, haying a specific gravity  of 19�� and when absolutely pure is  very nearly as soft as lead.  , Native  gold  is,   however,, never  found'perfectly pure, the nearest approach to this state is obtained in the  Ural mountains where metal containing 99 per cent,  gold has been discovered,  but as a ruie several per  cent, pt foreign and usually inferior  matter sucn as platinum silver,  copper and iron is present.   All gold in  fact contains some silver,  that from  Australia having 4 to 5 per cent.,  whilst Californian and South African  gold frequently contains over 10 per  cent,   and   Transylvanian occasionally as much as 40 per cent.   Eussian  gold is the purest of all averaging  from 98 to 99 per cent,  fine gold.  In some instances the ra^er metals  are found alloyed with the gold in  considerable quantities.   One Mexican variety carrying 43 per cent, of  the metal Rhodium whilst gold from  other    places   contains   perceptible  quantities of palladum, iridium and  osmium.  A very peculiar form of gold occurrence is met with in Alaska where  the gold does not appear in the form  of a quartz vein, but is present in  little quartz stringers traversing the  whole of the rock, which is apparently  an altered hornblende granite, in  every direction forming a stockwork,  the whole mass being thus quarried  out and sent to the mill.  In an old work on gold mining,  which is in my possession, I read that  the chief supplies of the metal are  now obtained'from California, Australia and British Columbia.  Although British Columbia hais  made another good start. I'm afraid ft  is in too good company and though  not without considerable reluctance  on my part," shall perforce have to  Sawmill  HAVING placed some new  Machinery in our Mill,  we are prepared to furnish  all kinds of Rough and Dressed Lumber and Shingles at  greatly reduced Prices.  PRICE LIST:  Rough Lumber, narrow,  "    .    �����        wide,  Joist and Scantling, sized up to  18 feet long,  18' to 24 '   ,  24 'to 30 '  Flooring, T&G, 6 "  ii    ��'     .i    '4 ���>  V Joint Ceiling, 4"  6 "Rustic,  Shiplap,  Surfaced Dressed  $10 00  $11 00 to $12 00  $11 00  $12 00  $13 00  $20 00  $22 00  $22 00  $19 00  $14 00  $13 tK)  A liberal discount on large orders for Cash,  PETER GENELLE & Co.  . J.  if  New Denver. B. C,  HAS in stock Millinery, Hosiery, Ladles' Under  wear. Dress Goods, etc,  A larse quantity of House Lining at very low  prices. - - - *  Call and inspect the Stock.  STANLEY   HOUSE,  NELSON, B. C.  BEST Rooms and Board faTttie City.  Hot and  ,   CoM Water.   Bath Room for (he use of the  Guests.  Rates reasonable.  MRS. McDONALD, Prop  THE DIPLOCK  , -  ) * /  BOOK & STATIONERY!  , (LIMITED.)  PAPER DEALERS & STATIONERS  Vancouver, B. C.  ..   '   ' .    ������,-':  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Brinsmead & Nordheimer Pianos  Dixon, Borgeson & Co.'s Show  Cases. Self-opening Bags, Wrapping Paper and Twine. t    :    : ���  Mail Orders receive prompt attention,  �� * ��� i��,  . ^,}^*i  r - 1 *   ?  -'    -���;; r  ���/-' ?���$&  *J!     r   *       ��� i,  S  . ���"' .��� ���*/-*  * i*  'i'i   ��� ��� v.;  - '**   ;\'..ff  :  .V**i;  ���..    'i   ' V  -..."���'���j-S  Tlie ProsBBCtors' Assay Office  New Denver. ,  ���   *VC  " 1,  ' '*.  V   .7  *    .       ������'.  ,��� -v,- -m.ix,  .    > i *��� ��' ...tv 5'  *���'*0;'' .', V-**-  , /v..','.  Assay Price List:  Gold, Silver, or Lead, each  $1.50  Gold,* Silver and Lead, combined    '   3 00  Gold and Silver  2 00  Silver and Lead  2 00  Copper (by Electrolysis)  2 00  Gold, Silver, Copper and Lead  4 00  Gold and Copper  2 50  Silver and Copper  2 5n  Gold, Silver and Copper  3 00  Platinum    .    5 00  Mercury.  ; 2 00  Iron or Manganese  2 00  L;'me, Magnesium, Barium, Silica, Sulphur, each  2 00  Bismuth, Tin, Cobalt, Nickel, Antimony,  Zinc, and Arsenic, each  4 00  Coal (Fixed Carbon, Volatile Matter, Ash,  and percentage of Coke, if Coking  Coal)  4 00  Terms: Cash With Sample.  June 20th. 1895.  FRANK DICK,  Assayer and Analy  ,*'���     ���'���XV  ~ i   ^ *  ** - -  I- ,'-   ,*.''���,',  ,>.i   *���,  ine Owners should get Prices from  soeiore  s  ere Third Year,  THE LEDGE.  Published every Thursday.  H.    T.    LOWERY,    EDITOR  FIXAJfCIER.  AND  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  UXKYKAK; :....*.oo  Transient Advertising, 25 cents ner line first ii.  ertion, 10 cents per line subsequent insertions  uoiu>areil measurement.  begun. Lacking smelters of our own,   Keen Your Fv^ On  the ore had to be shipped to Spokane < P       U    ^ ��n  or to some other point in the United  States to be refined.   The smelting  of the ore within the district of production will not only keep that labor)  within tlie countiy,  but it will also  increase activity at the mines.   Another thing called for by the mining  camps is the running of railways'into  their country.   The- Co ntroller of Customs,   who   visited   the   Kootenay  Henderson's News Depot  TO CONTRIBUTORS.  ,      .. _      _      UiJC     ^-^  Correspondence from every partofth'e Kootenay   district SOUie weeks affO, was SUrnris-  nistact and communications   upon   live topics Ld nf th*   T���        i-*     i      *surPus  always acceptable.    Write on both sides of ^e *     ^   bUSy   ilfe   lle   foUm* there-  paper if you wish.   Always send something good* I Towns   naye   Sprung   up   where   but  rurszrut tt^r ���"y* ww,e -*. I ix mmm ^���������* was <*v* **.  Rossiand-started last summer with  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7 1895~ Ialmosfc nothing-,  and has now 2,000  * 'people.,   Mont of the mining population eameiromthe United States, and  owing- to that fact, arid to the addi-  'The papers in  the east are com-1 fcio"al fact that the silver-lead ores  mencing to learn-something* about were shipped to the United-States, a  Southern Kootenay,   and  elsewhere 19onsideraDle trade has sprung up be-  In New Denver, and You will see all  the Latest Sensations in Literature of  the Day.  Fresh Fruit and Konfekshunery  Always Kept in Stock  AJV< EASTERN OPINION.  .we find a despatch that appeared in  ���'   '.New York Herald;   in which it is  ,:-   /stated that 25 of our gold mines ��� will  T;   pay their owners a, million-a year. I  .'The  Toronto Empire refers fcb'the  -���  t   country, editorially,   and though the  ' " *���' editor-of that paper makes a few mis-  ;   ' ��� takes he has done very well.   This  is what he says :    ,   .    .'-���-.  , ��� . -vrThe countryis just waking up to  "'��� the fact that. British- Columbia .is*in  ,    the mining.business:   'The* develop-,  ., * ment   of mineral  resources in that  /    province   excites' surprise   more, on  ." ' account of the comparatively ad vane-'  "    ed stage to which it has been carried  than because the results are encourag-  .'   ing.1  It   was always ^believed-"that  ��� ', the province was rich  in  miner-vis,  .     but iiijt.il very recently it was not  generally known that any considerable mining enterprises were on foot  -.there.  If operations had'been carried  :;   on in secret tlie' development-'of the  new industry   could' scarcely' have  been more, noiseless.    There was no  boom,    All creation was not invited  to rush in  and snatch a part of the  treasure while  there. was yet tiine.  The revival- of mining- was" a thor  ougiily    business    like,    hum-drum  affair.   Pich deposits were found, and  their development was begun.    The  first ventures being found to be profitable,   others   were   started.     The  start was probably  as much due to  the very inertia of industry in general as it was to the  tempting, prospects, for it was made when the depression was  at  its worst.    Under  these quiet auspices jbhe mining.business was brought probably all  the  way through its experimental stage.  It seems,   at all   events, to be now  launched among our permanent industries.    The }first striking outward  sign of its existence was an agitation  for the obtaining  of a   bounty   on  silver-lead bullion,   the   product   of  native ores smelted within the country.    The bounty was granted in the  last; session of. Parliament,   and the  work of building smelters was at once  tween   the camps   and one-or two  American towns near the,coast.    So  quiet has been the growth of the district in productiveness and population  that until a month, ago it'was not  dreampt even in Vancouver that its  trade was worth looking after.   Members of the Board of Trade, of that  city having paid it a visit then, they  were astonished at its. progress, and,  of course, began at once to cultivate  its, trade. ' The. farmers of the North-''  West seem'to have -become' awa^o of  the opening up of the Kootenay. as  early asany outsiders': -Thei have  found it -a receptive market'for the  sale of butter,   cheese,; pork/ ;beef,  poultry, eggs, flour, etc.    Its continued growth will be of great benefit to  the agricultural .industry of the adjacent, Territories,,   and' of British  Columbia itself.    Silver, lead, copper,  galena, and gold are, the chief minerals now mined.    The   results are  attracting the attention of capitalists  j in -both the ������ United States arid Great  Britain.     The   Premier of;.-British  Columbia, recently back from a visit  to London,   stated  in interviews at  Montreal and other points on his way  overland that .British investors were  placing their money in  several -properties.in the Kootenay district.   This  summer die country  was visited by  several persons representing British  capitalists.    And it is now reported '  that a very strong company has been  formed in London to develop mineral  lands of which it  has obtained control in  the province.    Kaslo, -Aiiis-;  worth, Slocan, and' several other of  the older camps had' a sever setback  when the price of silver took such a  DOERING & MARSTRANDS'  ,������OELEBRA^BE-   ALEXANDER  LAGER  BEER   & PORTER  Is Specially Recpmmended.  -  post ofp.ce. Mount pleasant, VANCOUVER, B.C.  HAVE OPENED AT  '9  -With a Complete  ���Stock of IGents' Fiiriiishmg-s,  Hats,. Caps, 'Boots &'Shoes, Etc.  DEIAIJEHS XN"  OBUI  long drop two  years ago,   but they  are now having a second birth:  a-,.��������� n^���^yrj . nHf,,  Physician axj> Surgeon.  Three Forks,       -    '  B. C.  A P/Stwne<ifI)r-llgsand Prescription Reme-  -cA-   dies kei't on hand.  Su  ���5 *��� J  Third Year  THE   LEDGE.  THREE FORKS.  Last Thursday' J. Wood noticed in  the creek near his bakery what lie  s ipposed. to be a prospectors" pack.  Grasping it he was surprised to find  the body of a man, the face disfigured beyond recognition but the rest, of  the body in a good state of preservation. The body was taken to"the  Slocan Star ore house, and a jury  with J. W. Edwards as foreman held  an informal inquest. In the pockets  of his coatwere found a Kaslo paper,  of August 1st, and a bottle of whiskey.  The jury gave a verdict of death  from unknown causes and the unidentified remains were conveyed  to New Denver and buried in the  jcoiuetery.  sandoa.   '  - ' '  The fare on the railway from Sandon to Kaslo, is #3.  Bob Cunning will build an addition  to the Hotel Sandon. ^     '  Rev. Love, of New Denver, held  divine service on Sunday.  The Sunless city was decorated  with a thin veil of snow last week.  Patsy Hamilton, of Nakusp, will  be station agent of the C.P.R. at this  point.  -  A. David, tailor, and.Nic Palorica,  shoemaker,   are .erecting  shops  of  their own.  Judge Hayes, of Kaslo, the man of  iron.nerve, has his shingle out as a  notary public  J: S. Reeder, will enlarge his present building as soon as dry lumber  can be obtained.  Van Ga.sken, the fair,, fat and forty  produce dealer of Bonner's Ferry was  here on Sunday.  The sidewalk now building on the  main street is to be extended to both  railroad depots.  The city has been-flooded with  drummers lately, most of them selling  cigars and whiskey.  The Tauntine Restaurant is 'the  name of a new eating house, recently  opened by J. A. Smith, of Notch Hill.  The dry kiln at Lovatt's mill was  burned on Saturday. Its loss is a  small calamity to those in need of  dry lumber.  The Slocan Store Co., has moved  into their new store, much to the  pleasure of the courteous manager,  Louis Dansereau.  Fred B. Wrong, who has recently  become a mining broker at Sandon,  intends making a business trip to the  east this month.  The C.P.R. will be in Sandon about  the 15th, when the citizens will hold  a celebration, to wind up with a  grand ball in Spencer's new .hall.  The farmers of Okanagan will  erect a warehouse here and ship  vegetables; in ten car lots. They  expect to be able to sell potatoes for  one cent a pound.  John Buckley is erecting a large  hotel. When completed it will have  a frontage of 50 feet on the street,  and will be three stories in height.  Grant Thorburn, of Silverton is associated with Mr. Buckley in conducting  the hotel, and it is their intention to  make it first-class in everv wav.  Mining Broker,  SANDON, B.C.  LELAND  HOUSE,  NAKUSP, B. G  PALORC  Sandon, B. C.  B'  fOMFORTABLE Rooms, Good Meals  ^   and Careful Attention to Guests  makes this Hotel popular with the  *-      ' " i;  Traveling Public,  MRS. D. A. McDOUGALD, Prop  Notice of Application for  Certificate of Improvement  ���^���*r^b,'%.  t  BRANDON AND ADAMS MINERAL CLAIMS. _  OOTS and Shoes made to order. First-class  work. Imperial Calf forw fine shoes. French  Goods specially adapted for Miners' andProspec  tors' use.   Goods warranted not to rip for one year  THEGRANT HOUSE  Sandon -. B. O.  W, Pellew Harvey, FX.S.  VANCOUVER, B. C,  Mining Engineer, .Analytical Chem-  -  ist, and Assayer.  Assay Office and Metallurgical Works.  ^001) Meals and comfortable rooms make this  _.    Hotel a pleasant place for travelers to stop at  ARCHIE GEANT, Prop  J. KE.LS  SANDON.  Dealer in Tobaccos,  Clg-ars and Fruits.  5  JLodgfingr Booms in  connection.  N. D. MOORE, Pres,    -  THREE FORKS,  CONTAINS 20 ROOMS   -   -'  i/* r, i, ���  ���: AND HAS :-���  EVERY ACCOMODATION  - i ���  ���.'FOB THE:��� r  )  -TRAVELING PUBLIC.-^-;  Rates, $1 50 to $2 aOay(  c  ���v  t  R. McFERRAN, SecV;  Slocan Mjnixg  Division, West Kootenay  dlsxkict.   locate!' on mount adams.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Herhert T. Tw'tgfr, as  -agent for Michael IV "r'ck. Adams And vVilham  Henry. Brandon, free niLn.,-'.-- csrtJficaie*! No. 52184  andNo.57C,n, intend, tAxty days from the d*de  hereof, to a**.'-ly to the Gold Commissioner for certificates cf imnrovemcnL-j. for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant cf ea :h of the above claims.  And fun-her talis wizci th it adverse cb.iras must  he sent to the Gold Coimni-ilonor and action commenced before tha ii'-uauce of such certificate of  improvements.  Dated 23rd of October, 1895.  CONCENTRATOR, THREE FORKS,  Mining    and      Miners'    Supplies  t i'i*.  %W Hay and Grain in Car Lots to the Trade.       ���  THE  LELAND  HOUSE,  Kaslo. B. C  THREE FORKS.  SILVERTON  eexjisttep?. <& 3ycoK:i3srisro2sr>  /CONVENIENTLY situated to the steamboat  \J landing. The bar is one of the best appo..ited  n the Kootenay District.  JAMES DELANEY,  Lesree  JUST  RECEIVED  A CHOICE STOCK OP DRY GOODS,  ',.,    MILLINERY,  Ladies and Gentlemen's  -   Wearing Apparel.  All goods sold at Eastern Prices.  Come in and see the Goods.  Dealers in:  Groceries,  Provisions,   Dry.  Goods,  and fUning Supplies.  b a  This hotel is now ready to accommodate the rush to  Sandon. The bar is finished with antique cedar bark, and  presents an appearance seldom seen. If you are hungry,  thirsty or weary roll in and you can have the best in the  house for a reasonable monetaiy consideration.  NEW DENVER.  ''���'��.' ,s ���  v*���-  Third Year  THE   LEDGE.  CGSUR D* AI/EJVE NUGGETS  Prospected   for tlie Benefit of Former  Residents of that Camp. ^  R. S. WILSON,  ���THE-  WARDNER.  W. F. Goddard left on Wednesday  on a business trip to St. Paul.  George H. Trumbull, who has been I  spending- a week in Wallace returned home Friday.  The new hospital is rapidiy Hearing completion. It is a sightly structure and a credit to the town.  Dr. R. B. Rhea, of the dental firm  of Rhea & Moss of Wallace, has opened a dental office in Wardner.  J. A." R. Campbell has returned  from Caldwell, wliere he went as  delegate to the Grand Lodge of Odd  Fellows.  T. G. Kaesenieyer, a former resi- ���  dent of Wardner, has returned and I  has bought the meat market of J. R. *  Sharp, on Main street, where in future  he will be found attending to that  business.  SLOCAN TAILOR  Sixth street, New Denver.  R. B. KERR  BARRISTER.  OOLICITOR and Notary Public.  7  \  New Denver, B. 0  ELTON & Go.  507. 509, 511 & 513 HASTINGS ST.;  VANCOUVER.  DEALERS IN:    *  Furniture,  Carpets, Linoleums,  5 Window    Shades  Bedding Supplies, etc., etc.  W.J.TRETHEWEY,E.M.,  Examination & Reports.  . ' I** */i  Assays of Ores.  Analysis of Ores.  OFFICE AND LABORATORY .*  FRONT    ST-,     KASLO  ft D, ft JoslFi Mnsic Co.  Dealers In  Pianos, Organs,  Musicians'  Supplies, Sewing: Machines, and  Supplies.  SPOKANE, - - WASH.  DR. A. 8.  HALL  DE2STTIST  KASLO,  B.C.  Graduate of American College of Dental Surgery  Chieago.  Office: Over Byers' Hardware store.  Send for our Illustrated Catalogue.  JUST RECEIVED  % ' . ��������� - Miss Louise   Anderson's  dancing  academy is becoming a very popular  resort.      Last    Saturday " evening  -��� , Pythian hall was crowded with her  , pupils and numDers  of ladies and  gentlemen who joined in the pleasures  , of the dance.  '-"   ' ���   Mr. Theo.' Bussey, son of Mr. and  /     Mrs. T. H. Bussey, .accompanied' by  ;    ,; his wife and little, boy,  arrived oh  last Saturday from Iroy, N.Y.    Mr.  ",    Bussey will in future reside in Ward-  -. "     nei*, where he has entered "into part-  '   j nership  with   his  father   and   will  superintend   the   running  of their  store here.  The prosperous outlook for Ward-  *-;    ,ner has become generally  known.  ���A visitor to our town the other day  who has been traveling extensively  .  in the Northwest, savs that Wardner  ,.,   . is one of the most talked of towns of  . ' - its size in the west.    Why  should it  not be !    Point to another town of its  ���* .population with so large a pav-roll,  .'���'���where men are better paid for the  Jabor performed.    Point to a country  .�� .������which offers so many opportunities to  ">'the poor man   as that surrounding  * A CHOICE STOCK OF DEY GOODS,  '     MILLINERY,  Ladies and Gentlemen's  -   Wearing Apparel.  All goods-sold at Eastern Prices.  Come in and see the Goods.  MINING BUREAU  WalkerfFhompson &'Hol-den  MINE AND REAL ESTATE BROKERS.  / . '���:' %.'J. HOLDEN, C.S.C., Sec'y  FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE AND ,-'...  GENERAL   COMMISSION  AGENTS  -'CONVEYANCERS, ETC.  N^W MA^KBT,  TELEPHONE No,  EW DENVER, B.C  Wardner.  WALLACE.  Dr. Elmer will move his family to  Wallace and permanently locate here  Mrs. Moore, Mrs. Dan ce.fi Mnd Mrs.  Mnlcare, of Missoula, who have been  visiting with Mrs; Joseph Dolan, at  Burke, returned home Tuesday morn  ing.  One of those delightful moonlight  dances will be given at the court  house in Osburn next Thursda v night.  Great preparations are being made  for this and it is sure to be a pleasant  affair.  Last Saturday night Joseph Mc-  Gann, a man who has been working  on the railroad grade between here  and Burke, came to town and proceeded to fill up on disturbance water  until he got very boisterous. In this  hilarious condition he went into the  Trilby saloon at the corner of Pine  and Cedar streets, and picking up a  cigar lighter threw it through an $800  mirror which decorated the rear of  the bar. Mond ay McGann was arrested and fined $100 and sentenced  to 60 days in the county jail by Jus  tice McKinlay. He is now doing time  at Murray at the expense of the taxpayers.  NEW DENVER.  MINERAL AGT  ~    (FORM F.)  Cftlffl OHfliPFlfiBtS.  NOTICE.  " Rambler " Mineral Claim. {  Situated in the Now Denver Mining Division of  West Kootenay District.   Where located.   In  the Best basin of the Slocan Districtand adjoin  ing the Best Mine.  HHAKE NOTICE that we Jessie Wrfcht Atkins,  1 free miners certificate -No. 61330; Philip Aspin-  wall. free miners certilieate No 57114; and Joseph  Benjamin McArthur, free miners certificate No.  57175, intend sixty days from 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 be sent to the Gold Commissioner and action  commenced before the issuance of such certificate  of improvements.  Dated this 30th day of August, 1895.  GITY.  Only first-class house in the City. The rooms are lit  with sunlight and petroleum. Game is served with nearly  every meal, and tlie beds are conducive to the repose of  mind and body. The bar is supplied with the regulation  beverages of all mining camps.  .   Prospectors, Millionaires and Tourists always welcome.  SAM W  Dealers  In  GEMEHAL  NAKUSP.  B. 0.  This hotel situated on the N. & S.  Ry., just four miles from New Denver, has good accommodations for the  traveling public. The Bar is stocked  with; the finest liquors in the land.  J.T.:NAULT^:;;  Proprietor.  131 WATER STREET,  VANCOUVER, B. M  o  E handle Dried Fruits,  Fresh   Fruits, Butter, Eggs,  [Cheese, Bacon, Hams, Lard and Canned Goods.  And Sell to the Trade Only.    A Third Year  THE   LEDGE.  HOOD ADVICE.  The Western Mining World- gives  this good advice to capitalists:  If capitalists want to make mining  investments not speculations, go to  the experienced western mining man  and tell him what you have to invest,  and above all impress on him the fact  that you haye no money for specula^  tion, but wish to engage in' some  legitimate enterprise as a;business  venture with as little of that element  "chance" to enter into the transac-  t ion as possible.. If your mining man  (don't call an "export," the name  applies to much that is not complimentary in this western country)  understands his business he will-get  you, a mine with ore in it, but probably of such , low grade that it will  take considerable money to place it  on a paying basis. There'are bun-,  dreds of mines in the west whose  owners know the value of their properties, but are to poor- to work them  themselves and seldom find an opportunity to sell, for the majority ot the  buyers are speculators 6nlv and are  frightened away by the preliminary  outlay necessary to "open up" the  mine When you have* your .mine  in view it is no difficult matter to  estimate its real value the amount to  be be expended, for development and  the value of the ore oodics, working  cost, etc.  < The only actual risk is the sudden  "-playing out" of the ores in the mine  due to more or less geological' peculi-  axties for which our creator is alone  responsible, v.!  A CHRISTMAS LEDGE.  We aregoing to print a Christmas'  edition of this paper. We have never  done such a thing before, and it is  probable we never will again. The  edition will contain a great many  pictures, printed on high-toned paper,  and contributions from one or more  writers. Each subscriber in good  standing will receive one free, freight  prepaid. The rest of the world will  have to pay two bits for this de luxe  edition, and get their names in early  as the supply is exceedingly limited  A few ads from the choicest people  will be inserted f/p- a high monetary  consideration*. .-If Barney Barnato  was not so busy with his South African  schemes we would give him a few  shares to "boost" the edition, but as  matters stand we will not trouble  Barney. Gentle, refined and cultured  reader keep greeri in your memory,  the fact, that New Denver's greatest  journal will be full of pictures when  the holiday season is in; full swing  and plum puddings are more plentiful than nails in a prospector's boots.  DOCTOR  PHYSICIAN  H.   T.   TWIGG,  NEW DENVER, B. C.  Provincial  Land Surveyor.  MINERAL Claims, Mines, Timber Limits, etc.,  surveyed. ' ���'  Try tlie  Sandon Lanndry  . . FOR . .  First-Class Work.  White Shirts   r" -  -" -." a Specialty;  J. So ItEEJDEIl,  Proprietor.  AIL VALLEY  ��� stage'line'  EETS all C. & K.  Steamers at  ' Trail for Rossiand.  Baggage handled cheaply and safely.   Dominion Express route.  '-' E. JOHNSON,"  .       Proprietor  Mil Co..  WHOLESALE  Books, Paper, Stationery, and  Office Supplies.  Wall    Paper   a    Specialty  Great Eastern Block.  SPOKANE, WASH.  RAILWAY.  The Fast Scenic Route  -TO-  SEATTLE,    VICTORIA,  VANCOUVER, & PUGET  SOUND and all PACIFIC  COAST     POINTS,    ST.  PAUL,   CHICAGO AND POINTS  BEYOND.  Modern Equipment. Rock-ballast  Road-bed  Attractive tours via Duluth and the  Great Lakes in connectionwith exclusively passenger boats of Northern  S.--S/-:Gk>.-..--V:.;-;:^r-::,-;=:^?-:;..---':.-'  Direct connection via Nelson & Fort  Sheppard railway at Spokane; and  via C. & K. S* N. Co. at Bohners Ferry.  SURGEON  k-i'r-\a/   r\r?K.Yir?ri ���������r>r\'      F: T- Abbott, Travelling Freigh  NtW ytNVtn,   O.O. I and Passenger Agent, Spokane,Wash  For maps, tickets, and complete information call on Agents C. & S. Nav.  Co. ; N. & F. S. Railway, or C. G.  Dixon. Gen. Agent, Spokane, Wash.  F. I. Whitney, G.R & T.A., St Paul,  Minn.  F. T. Abbott, Travelling Freight  Splaae Falls & Irta  RAILWAY.  Nelson & Fort. Sheppard  RAILWAY.  AM,     BAIL   IJOETE    TO    SPOKANE  C. F.   1895=7  OTJK^HJS  COUGHS & COLDS  p��  S.S. "ALBERTA."  LEAVES Kaslo for Ainsworth. Pilot Bay, and  Nelson on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, at 8 a m; Thursdays, at 9 a m; Tuesdays and  Fridays, at,8 am '     - .<  Leaves Nelson for Pilot Bay, Ainsworth and  Kaslo on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and  .Si,  f -     �����.  ���w  The only through route from Nelson, Kaslo,  Kootenay Lake and all Slocan  Poirts.  Daily   (Except   Sunday)    Between  Spokane and Northport.  Tri-Weeklv��� Between Northport and  Nelson.  Leave 8:43 a.ni.       NELS07-T.       Arrive 5:25 p.m'  Mondays. Wednesdays, Fridays, ti-ains will run  through to Spokane,arrivin��- same day. Returning  passengers will leave Spokane at 7 a.Vn. Tuesdays,  Thursdays,Saturdays,arriving at Nelson nl 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 wi th stage daily.,  COLDMBIi & KOOTENAI  Steam Nav. Co., Ltd.  In Effect on Monday, April 29,1895.  The steamer is newly equipped���in every particu-1 f'^p^k^'i  lar, is lit throughout hy electricity, and contains a .,. \^"   " ���' ***  bathroom and all modern conveniences  for the  comfort of passengers.  The above schedule is in effect May 16,1895, sub*  ject to change.  JAS. WAUGH,      GEO. F. HAYWARD,  Purser. Master  Nakusp & Slocan Railway  -I  TIME  OA.R-ID  3Slo.   1  N EFFECT JULY 21ST, 1895.  TRAIN LEAVES  NAKUSP  THREE I*ORKS  REVELSTOKE ROUTE-STR. LYTTON.  Leaves Revelstoke, south hound, on Tuesdays and  Fridays, at 4 a.m., for all points in West Kootenay and the south.  Leaves Robson, north bound, on Wednesdays and  -' Saturdays,'at 8 p.m., for all points east and  west, via the C.P.R.  NORTHPORT   ROUTE-STR.  LYTTON.  Leaves Northport, north bound, on Wednesdays  and Saturdays, at 1 p.m.  Leaves Robson, south bound, on Tuesdavs and  Fridays, at 6 p.m.  Stages run in connection with the steamer from  TrailCreek Landing to Rossiand.  KASLO ROUTE���STR. NELSON.  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo, on Tuesdays, at 5:40 p m;  Wednesdays, at 4 p m; Thursdays, at 5:10 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 and south.  Sundays at 9 o'clock Mondays at 14 o'clock  ���Tuesdays at   ," '    Wednesdays at     "  Thursdays at   ���*       ,        Thursdays at-       *�����  Fridays " .. ' ��� Saturdays "  t,  Close connection made with the Columbia rivet-  boats for all points north and south.   k  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  Cheapest  East  or  BONNER'S PERRY  ROUTE���STEAMER  '������'���   NELSON.   ���  Leaves Nelson for Bonner's Ferry on Mondaj'S  and Fridays at 8:30 a m.  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 am.  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  ALLAN. Sec'y,  Nelson, B. C.  J. W. TROUP,  Manager  Steamer leaves Nakusp every Thursday and Sunday morning, making close connection at Kevelstoke  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 .  District Passenger Agent,  Vancouver  ., - * i  ��� -0*7*  V " -" "V.V,  ." l'*''\  *vV/;v  ���' >\,'  , ��i   '    V*J,  ��� .-IK  1   .   " va ,:*i  x: x{.\m  ��� ���������?*��� ������>'^  .< '.  if  ;v^ r  Third Year.  THE LEDGE.  MINING RECORDS,  Recorded* at New Denver,   the   Assessments.  Transfers and Locations:  ASSESSMENTS.      ���_-_  Slutjir���Oct SO, by W C Adam*.  Leslie���Nov 4, by R Colwell.  ,   Belview���Same.  Exeter���Nov G, by Sid Norman,  TRANSFKRF.  , J Clark to J R Robert**on-~A11 in Trilby Xo 4  Recorded, Oct 20; amount. Si.  J R .Robertson to May Harvey���All interest in  Trilby No J.   Recorded, Oct. 29; amount, ���?!.  D W Moore to IS Freeze���J in Los Vegas No 2,  Sept 27.   Recorded, Oct 29; amount, SI.  J 0 McGuigan, J A Whittier, J H TliompFon,  C E Kent to E H Tcmlinson-��� All interest in  Starlight. Oct 20. Recorded, Oct 30; amount, ��l,  O.MeNicholl and J Radelitf.to W G Spencer and  T Duffy���J iu Curly, Oct ltf. Recorded,' Oct 30;  amount, ��1.  , D W-Skinner to SL Goldberg���-i in Night Hawk  K*v.'.;' '"V- '���and Vermont.Oct26,Recorded,Novi;amount,$1.  ���\$$ jj lf-jbf'��� i- SL Goldberg to D W Skinner-i in Ironclad,  Wpm "m QbtiM.' .Recorded, Nov l; amount,~$l.  Wffi-'vxHS .Cmvn"grants on Mountain Boomer and'ZUor,  W0:}��\ ' "owned by"Mahon'Bros, recorded Oct 30. ' Crown'  fMtT^x'V^' 'grant on Currie, recorded Nov l.  '^.jm&tJX T Mill site granted to M D Moore, and'recorded  !  Hi-',  i*V i   V     '  -..3  s    :       .i  ���^m.yocui  A donation of fruit was received  from Mrs. Murphy and thoroughly  appreciated by the convalescent.  George Bole, from Lovatt's .saw  mill, Sandon, who had been laid up  with fever has returned to his work.  M. McDowell, the Three Forks  school teacher, who has had a months  siege of typhoid will soon assume his  duties.  Kindel from the Slocan Star was  brought in last week in a very critical condition. He has improved  slightly and hopes are entertained of  his recovery.  Ed. Keefe. from the Concentrator,  who has been in the hospital for the  last two weeks suffering from typhoid  fever is ;now convalescent and will  leave shortly-  When in New Denver  ���JL JL 11 ii .Ji    i  You will find everything up to date.  If yon ha-ve time try one of their Sunday  Chicken Dinners.  iv -y-  UX' -���>  ���tec.."  U*  '1 ,  ,r  if  ft.:.-  f-  r  !/.  LOCATIONS.  Oct 31.        .  Galena Bank���Adjoins the Baby Ruth, by E L  Wilson.     -   *     . '  Novi. ,  ���   Susan L���On Lemon creek, hy Frank Strohn.  Susan G���Joins the Susan-L, by W L Cone.  Park���Joins the Rother, by W F McNaught.  International���On Lemon creek, by John Beau  chesne. .   ' .  Nov 2: *"   ��� ,  ; East Lynne���On Gold Hill, by Si Johns.  Missing Link���On Lemon creek, by W H Smith,  Noyi. s  "'ast1 Chance No 9���Near Slocan mill site, by,S L,  Goldberg.      ' -, '   "  ��� - Baltimore^-On Fcur Mile creek, by E Stewart.*  Nov 5.' * ' -  ���,Empire No 5���Near'the  Slocan  Stir by Dan  "McRae.' -  Nov 6.  ��� Transfer���On Springer creek, by C E Barber.  Application for Liqour  License  Headquarters for Miners and Mining1 Men.  JACOBSON   &  CO.  "VTOTICE is hereby given that thirty days after  lV date I shall apply to the Gold Commissioner for a License to sell spiritous liquors at  Sandon, B.C.  , JOHN BUCKLEY.  Sandon, B.C., Nov. 7,1895.  >-,u  LEDGE CROPPINGS  ERA L ACT, 1893.  (FORM F.')-..'  Notice of Application fpr  Certificated-Improvement  "SLATER" MINERAL CLAIM.  Bill Springer came in oh Monday.  Clarence Teasdale has , gone to  Eossland.  - Henry Mahon will spend the winter  . in Europe.  When  in Vancouver stop at .the  ���'Manor House. t  Tom Mitchell,   who  tell off of the  "concentrator   at the Slocan  Star is  able to be out on crutches.  Stop at the Hotel Windsor, Ross-  land.   Mrs. T. B. Lewis, proprietor, f  Berg & Stege will commence the  manufacture of ore sacks as soon as  jute can be obtained. A new machine to be used here is now being  tested in Spokane.  Stege & Winter have dissolved  partnership. John Winter pays all  accounts and collects all bills due  the late firm. In the future Stege  will run the bar and Winter the  dining: rooms of the New Market.  F. Pyman, New Denver's watchmaker and jeweller makes cleaning  and repairing watches a specialty.  He visits Three Forks every Friday  to accommodate customers in that  town. ������ :.. -:-,.:��� ������. ,.' f  Slocan Division, West Kootenay Distinct.  Located on Mount Adams, Between  j  Chamblet and Britoiiakte. ;  AKE NOTICE that I,. Herbert T. Tvvigg, as  T��AKE  1   age:  feent for Walter Chamblet Adams, free  miner's certificate No. 53974, intend, sixtv days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Gold Com  missioner for a certificate of improvements, ��� for  the purpose of obtaining-a Crown grant of the  above claim.  And further take notice that adverse claim**  must be sent to the Gold Commissioner and  action commenced before issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 7th day of November, 1895.  Assoc. R. S. M., London, Eng.  Assayer and   Mineralogist.  tf2TProm.pt return on all samples.  Is the Metropolis of the  Slocan District,..and  ealty Must Increase in Value  1 ' s, t #  I   _ ���  For       "     i.        .."        '       ���  CHOICE BUSINESS AND RESIDENCE LOTS  Investors will consult their own  Interests by consulting  ANGUS McGILLIVEBT.  New Denver, B. C.  THE  Nelson, B. C.  Fail Line  of Suitings and  Trouserings always on hand  HOSPITAL ITEMS'  A. J. Gaebel is; in the hospital srei-  ously ill with typhoid fever.  F  ARROW LAKE,  IS now open for the accommodation  of guests  Rates, 81.50 to $2.50'per day. Baths  25 cents eacli, or 5 for 'SI'.   For further  particulars write to the proprietors.  DAWSON, CRADDOCK & Co  THREE FORKS,  BATHS. ALREADY IN OPERATION.

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