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 /La^o-taM^^  -/4  k��D/ro&& -------- - /^ )  Volume VIII.    No   1  NEW  DENVER, B. H., OCTOBER 4. U��no.  Price, ft-2.00 Year  \riVANTCF.  !!(l V-  ���X X ��)  8��  03  ��3  W'iiim   ������!   !!���  ���������   5'ul.lic.  ><)<) Al���  ��"'I':m'i-:   a no   mimsi;  Camp Gossip Concentrated" fo  Paid-Up Subscriber  it   was   a   very   enjoyable   evening's  C|!ll'!iu;i!!HC!ll. liiHl,  ]: r, I v i, jc. I  \i\V\  Thlll'S-  >.I   nl'   Hope  ilb-d,  ay    ;'\'t'U ii i ���..'���   by   liie.   1-5; ii  'hi!   church   building   was  H-c  rod the bovs and girls conducted them-  1 I ne recitations and sonirs wore given w  L0GAL GONGENTRAT.ES  Ore in several' places lias been struck  upon the, Lilly B, Springer creek.  The Arlington Mines are building an  office at Slocan that will cost SiV'on.  Kossland has 020 school 'children' enrolled, and a daily attendance of 500.  "England in War Time."    Rev.   Mr.  Powell will tell about it Monday night.  Several New Beuvcrites left this week  for the Spokane and New  Westminster  fairs.  Aylwin Bros, are putting- in a new  and handsome front to the Denver  house.  II. A. Higbie has returned to his  homo, in Wellsville, N. Y., for the  winter.  Rev. Powell is a fluent talker and his  lecture Monday night will be of unusual  interest.  The round trip fare over the K. & S.  is SIB.15 from Sandon to Spokane during  fair time.  W. C. K. Koch is building a saw mill  on Ten Mile creek. Murdock McLean  has the contract.  Service will be held in the Presbyterian church on Sunday at 11 a. in.  All cordially invited.  The C. P K. will withdraw the Imperial Limited on the 18th. This means  a change of time in the Slocan.  About two tons of ore are being  packed from the Dolly Varden for  shipment to the smelter for a test.  Geo. Neelands and A. .1 Gerrard  have bonded the Princess, a claim near  Nelson, to Minneapolis parties for  ��80,000  II. G. R. Mackenzie, who was connected with this paper for a short time  last spring, is in the east suffering from  a severe attack of typhoid.  Mrs. W. W. Merkley, who has been  absent several weeks on an extended  pleasure trip in the east, returned to  the metropolis of the lake Monday.  You may not be able to take a trip to  England, but nothing need deter your  from hearing Rev. Powell tell of the  beauties of the trip Monday night.  The new station at the siding is being  plastered throughout, and when completed will be the coziest in the Slocan.  It is a vast improvement on the old one.  Word has been   received  from  a  re j  liable source that   work   on  the Silver  Mountain wagon road   will  start  Monday.    It   is  reported  that  I).  .J.  Weir  will have charge of the work.  Dr. Milloy, of Rossland. lias  been   in  week against an order   requiring  them  t" strip in   the -presence   of  watchmen,  a clear, easy  appreciated  ict'ore leaving  the   mine,   in  order   to I f-':,'<! "'   ticket  i stop the  alleged   pilfering  of   valuable j *"' |l)-     Tli,!  ' ore, have resumed work on the   niodili- \ I'endercd,    interspersed  cation   of  t,he  order  to   the  e.xlenr   of | l'i'"!" tiu" phonograph:  allowing   the   men' to    keep   on   their j (.���r'1,.;jnMim,s ivnmrk,     '  ii  Manner,   and   were   much  The   proceeds   from   the  ;,  at   1.0 cents  each,   was  following   program    was  n"   .-elections  I.oar |  '���".<!m;i!   in  iln.iniip.u  irouxe.  ���r  mo alnmmiu!) <>���  i i'i - !<y weight uf  n   give   an   .-(11 >>\-  not   alloy  silver   and  ������!������   ha I'd   as  ��  jioro is an unavoiOal  in all placei' mining.    \\  >le loss of goid  'lii'l'i' if is ex-  las run as high  underclothing.  Next Sunday special services will be  held in the Methodist church, both  morning1 and evening. Rev. R N.  Powell will preach at II a.in. and 7::-?0  p.m., and address the Sunday school in  the afternoon. On Monday evening,  Oct. Sl,h, Mr. Powell will deliver a  lecture, entitled "From west to east,  notes of a trip to England." The meeting will take place in the Methodist,  church at S p.m. Collections will be  taken at each service for the renovation  fund.  SCHOOL    ItEPOUT.  C    II  Cl'ark.  F.  C  1 he following is the standing of the  pupils attending the New Denver public  school during the month of September,  nth Class.���Ada McDougall, ,L A  Irwin, W. R. Vallance, 0. M. Nesbilt,  Hilda McDonald, E. G. Iwin, C. L.  Irwin.  -Itli   Class.���R     Blumenauer.  Baker,   Evva Byrnes,   Florence  C.   McDonald,   (..'.   J.   Vallance,  J 'ingman.  8rd Class.���Gracie Baker, E. Taylor.  M. Avison. S- Carey, Lolo Koch.  ���2nd Class.��� Vivian Lawrence, Maud  Nesbitt, Geo. Sproat, Jessie. Cropp, II.  E. Nelson, Gracie Williams, W Ji.  Clever, Milly Sutherland, Ethel Gibbs,  W. L. McDougall, Gracie Sutherland.  Marion McJiinis.  Pt. II., primer.���Athleen Vallance,  Agnes Ostby, S. A. Irwin, C. Nelson,  A. J. Williams, Bern ice Baker, 1).  Shannon.  Pc. I , primer.���W. K. Nesbitt, Ella  Lawrence, It. Blumenauer, M. Clever.  Vera Cropp, M. D. Vallance, B. Nelson.  E.Wilson, B. Williams, Mary Murray,  Nina Sutherland, Lolo Cook, J. Wilson.  J. Ikyvtn, Teacher.  WHITKWATKR    STRIKE.  Ii'vciiiitiiiii������������Icwi'l-: 'if Wiuie:'".. ..Mury MuiTuy  iiiHMIiitimi���"Mii.vs Make Miiii" C. Xcsliill  lu>cit:itiiiii���" Bal.irs .���nut Kiitcns'1    I'.llhcliuo Y.'iPiUicc  Ki!f:il;iii'i:i���"My I'.-ipjia" U. iilinm-iiniutr  Soim-.-nu] (Jlhi'iis���" Mark 'lis iliu Sl.i'iilmnl'.-i  Vnii:(!" Evu Hyi-iio.-;. Hilda McJioimld  lic^'ilnlioii��� ''Not .So Knsy". . MiiimIiI K nowli'x  Rrcitii.tiuii��� "Wliiji't! B;ilii(w (j-n.vv". ..Jossic Cro|)|i  Ki'cil(iti-ni-''Tiiininy"s (ipiniun  (if f4rjiiid-  iikiIIr'i'.-"   .....' Mai'dli! Haker  Hi'i.'italiiiii���-"Tliu Urook anil the Wave1'...       Milly .Sutherland  Suiiir anil Chorus���"Jnio a Tent"    .Martin Aviscn. Richard BlurnenaiiPr  UVcilation������ ������ Lil.tic ncauistruirs'' .Maud .V'stiil!  Rfcitatidii���"GckU'ii liulu" Martin A vison  Ki-citntioii���"'J'lu; Boy in the Harvsr Fluid"   Clarence Vallanc  l'Jialiiffiu:��� Hai'ii'd Daker. ('liainjiion XTeshitr  Kccilad'on���" Which. L'ived Ytiw���"..Uracil! Haker  .l<(jeit.'itiiin--"TiM .Many uf Wt^?"    Hilda McDumild  liceiiaiidn--:' Keep to the Kij��lit"       l-iieliard   Blumenauer  h'ceilarion���"A ��J^ 11 j ��� ol Cold Water'"'.     Li'iby  Taylur  Refreshments ami Si.-ciul.  t.reinely   line,  such loss  as -10 per cent. .  In niakimr steam', weight for weig'ht,  if is 1 he result of experiment that wood  has two-lift lis the evaporative power of  coal.  A   mining'   location   cannot:  :0;o';jortunities   Offered  IO]  Inveetment  in  <  S3  CI,  iocan Prospects,  (������in-  This has not been a year of northern  booms,'owing, no doubt, to its being-  one of southern wars, and no section of  British Columbia has experienced   any-  sidnred other than a prospect until it  is! thing  HI  ike   the   prosper uis   times  of  a j peel's into   mines  prove:! susceptible of yielding  a   profit j y,.ai. 01. twc, ai,n.    Yct) v/hiie rhe re.ujv  being-   worked.    Then   if  may  nx-  st vied a mine.  that comes with the rush of fortune  TUIN'SCiOn'S    TUOL'GHTS.  I hunters   has   been  absent,   and   towns  Silicon   Copper   is   an   85   per   cent) have  not   sprung up like mushrooms in  copper alloy with metallic silicon 15 per j the. night, there has been a libera!   (low  cent, and  is  usually added  to   molten | of capital for investment into  the  rnin-  Tlio strike at the Whitewater has  been adjusted, the company giving the  rate of wages asked by the timbermen.  The difficulty was occasioned by the  attempt of the management to cut  timbermen's wages from 83.50 to S3.25  per day. The manner in which this  was attempted was by the management,  insisting upon its right to employ a  helper for every timberman working in  the mine, such   men   being  paid  $3.25.  Do you venerate a. pound of butter  because, it is old?���Andrew D. White.  Of all wild beasts preserve me from a  ���yrant; and of all tame, from a flatterer.  ��� Ben Jonsiui.  I It is human lives by uncounted mil-  j lions which have been offered up, a  J limitless sacriliee,  for  the  purchase  of  the civilization of these later times; and  j the process is still   going  011.���Coroline  V. Corhiii.  We are all tat toed in our cradles with  the. beliefs of our tribe: the record may  seem superficial, but it is indelible.  You cannot educate a man wholly out  of the superstitious fears which were  early implanted in his imagination, no  matter how utterly his reason may  reject them.���Oliver  Wendell   Holmes.  I'd have a clear and competent estate  That I might live genteelly, but not great;  As much as I could moderately spend,  A li ttle more.sometimes, t'oblige a friend,  Nor should the Sons of Poverty repine  Too much at Fortune, they should taste  of mine. ���John Pomfrett.  Every so-called "liberal" preacher is  a foe of the church. There are hundreds of liberal preachers who have no  right in the pulpit. If these men  would deny the church doctrine absolutely and teach a religion of simple  morality, they woul 1 accomplish more  good for humanity and avoid double  dealing ���E. W. Howe.  There cannot be the slightest doubt  in the world that the argument which  applies to the improvement of the horse  from an earlier stock, or of an ape from  ape, applies to the improvement 01 man  copper before casting to preclude any  blowholes or flaws in the ingots or wire  bars.  Subjected to the action of liquid air,  lead becomes elastic and can be made  to rebound or serve as a spiral spring  during the continuance of such extraordinarily low temperature.  In Colorado, a mining claim must be  recorded within 90 days of the date of  discovery with the county clerk and  recorder of the county in which the  claim is located. The matter of record  is subject to local laws  WIS.!-;    'iJAXIMS.  no developed properties. It can readily  be seen that what is wanted in the  Slocan is prospect buyers���men of  means���to take up and develop pros-  There never was a  for .investment   in  better   opportunity  this line.  SLOGAN'S    SCKNIC    ISKAPTV.  A New Orleans millionaire had engraved on his tombstone, a series of  uiixims which he had prescribed as the  rules for his guidance through life, and  to winch his success was mainly attributable:  Remember always that labor is one  of the conditions of existence.  Time is gold; throw not one minute  away, but place each one to account.  Do unto all men as you would be done  by.  Never think any matter so trifling as  not to deserve. notice-  Never give out that   which  does   not  first come in.  Let the  greatest  order  regulate  the  transactions of your life.  Study in the course of your life to do  the greatest amount of good.  Labor, then, to the last moment of  your existence.  One point that has been sadly neglected   in   sounding the greatness of the  Slocan to the wide, wide world, is  that  of its natural beauty and   feasibility  of  travel.    There   never   was   a   prettier  spot under the sun than the  vast  territory   surrounding'   the   Kootenay  and  Slocan   lakes     The mountain   scenery .  that can be  witnessed  as  one  takes a  trip over these lakes is  grand   beyond  description,     and   the    experience    of  traveling behind the iron horse through  the deep  mountain  gorges  and  along  the  brink   of   rocky   craigs   that   rise,  abruptly from thousands of feet  below,  is  something  that    Avould   attract   the  attention of tourists and bring them   by  the   hundreds  annually  on  a   tour  of  pleasure.    The comfort  of travel is as  great  here  as  on   the mainline.    The  accommodations by rail and water are  all  that  could  be   asked   for,   and   it  would require only a few days to make  the tr'p from Nelson, by rail  to  Slocan  lake, thence by steamer to New Denver.,  rail to Sandon and Kaslo and thence by  boat to Nelson.    Or one could take  the  train   from   New   Denver  to   Nakusp,  thence by boat over the beautiful Arrow  lake, and take the train  at  Arrowhead.  for the coast cities, after taking  in  the  luxuries provided at  the   Halcyon  Hot  Springs Sanitarium.    With a  little advertising these points could be impressed  upon the traveling  public  and  tourist  travel this way  would   be greatly  enlivened.  TKN    H.I5ALTH     COMMANDMENTS.  A    WISE    ANSWER.  A bright young' man of wealth and  social position, but with bad habits,  recently asked a young woman to be  his wife. Many girls would have felt  flattered, and would have accepted him  Her answer was sharp and decided :  "You say I. have  qualities you   wish  in the woman who is to  be  your  wife.  I  do  not  know  as to that.    But there  are habits I do not have, and   I  cannot  accept a husband who has them.    I   do  not smoke, nor swear,  nor  indulge  in  wine.    I   am   not  in   debt.    1   do   not  spend my days in idleness  or  walk inutile streets with silly, unthinking' girls, (  nor my nights with   questionable  a.sso-1  nates.    As   you   have   most   of   these i  habits I am not willing to become  your'  wifo    -Nothing but misery would  come |  of such a union " ]  t hough)   a ml   bravely '  wise! v  This proved unsatisfactory and a depu  ..    .,, .. . .      ,. , , tHtiou of tlu;  miners  waited  upon   the j from some simpler and lower stock than  the Slocan this week  alter an  absence   nrmao'Pinpnf <>nil bviJoIm/J   h,.*i   �� aM  , ., ,.        ,,    1      ���      ,,     ,      ,    ,      "i��-t��a^en:eiit au<l explained  that better   man.     Pin-re is  not  a  singe  faeultv���  of M months.    He has in   Uoss and   the i ,-e��nilrs ennM h<> w,>,.i,i-,.,i ��.,. h... 1 /       .���       1 . , ".mv  .,.,,,. ��� ..    , i "'Sl'i's louki be seemed by the eui|)loy-1 functional or  structura ,   moral,   intel-  iiiest   denta    office   111   Kostenav.   and. mm.t nf ,.v,���.,-;,..,,.,., 1   ��;,,.!    . .        :��� ,      .      .       . , '  . ���  ,,      r     1 1        ,    ' experienced   timhermen  at  an; lectual or instinctive���there is nofacultv  makes a. spe.cia tv of gohl work ; .,11 mmi,i ���,.., 1., ,,r *-( .-,-,  ,..,..,  ,.  ..        , , , , Ll   ���  ��� all loiiiid scale ol *.{;>()   rather  than   bv   whatever that is not capable of improve-  Mrs. .I. Delaneyand daughter.  Rath-1 emptying ���.,.,.,.���   |1;111(|H   .IS   |1(,|���(���.s   .,.������.,���.   there    is   no   faculty   whatever  leen.   lelt   on   Monday   lor   New   West   i *:'_>:,      The   management    refused   to i which does not depend upon   structure  ininsrer, where her daughter will   enter! recogni/.e the union in the matter, with I and, as structure   tends   to   vary    it   is  St. Ann's convent.    Mrs. DelaiH-y will ; the result that I he men wen. called .MP. | capable    of    being    improved.-T.    II  The most surpritfing thing in connection  with this was that even   the   non union  men. who were brought into   the   camp _, is mit l0 h, ,������,,��� om,. f,���. a|]_ |m|| ,  iron,    Mmnesota.   ean.e  down   ,���<���   hill | ,JlUeil   iis   (ill,llv   sottl(1(I     ��� '  with the members ol the union     It was!  seem to be any remedy for this state of I a complete tie-up, over 'J5 cents per dav ! h,. i10II(,c,iv ,���K,.V,,,| .... ���.���.,,, .   ,  affairsaccording to. he slow but efficient I'm- four timhe.'men.    The scale of 8H.50 j     Q     . ^    *   ,     ,    '?,. ' '' '!    ��'   ^ J'"m.tl, since  s.upmeuts   negan     ,n   a  wavs of education in this province. ! f��r   ri,n��HM-mc���,    was   lhat    which    -as       T,   t ,,     in     i  v       ',        ^        ',r"V0S   *���������� l-rcierry has  shipped   ��:,  carload,  'agreed upon  between   ������.   miners  and I     ''' ���     '"' ..    ^   "f   ^^iete;! *�������   ��t   the   end   of   October   tin  ���    '''O-     ^>i>> one, "I am a busv man:   1  remain with her son in Vancouver until  after the exhibition.  The N��w Denver school is so crowded  at times that some of the pupils have to  sit upon the platform.    There  does not  Huxley.  Inquiry into the evidence of a doctrine  and  as   finally   settled.    It   is   never  to stille. a doubt; for either it can  It was  spoken.  IIUStN     MIII'JlUM's. 1  The Hosiin shipped I jo tons last ;  month of clean galena ore. This is 'J(i|  tons better than t he. mine has made anv i  thej month sii  T       c        1        1     -ii 1 1 ,,|ii"-i'ec(i noon   iierween   me   imukm^   -i,wi ���    r,     ������ and   at   the   end   ol   October   the   tota  In a few davs I will have a car oad o I   -"^ '        n��i.\w.<.n   int    mmei.s  and; ^\)U{      savs one   "I am -i Ihkv 'nem-   I     i- -n ,    ,, .  I  produce, including 200 boxes of apple*. I "> ,"i"e �������*����� ��< "'�� ^��� <l��ring | have   no 'time   [or  'he^oni''^."se " oj j S'��I"������;��J���� ^h   ^K,  tons,    l.sti-  AppleswillbeSL.oOtoSl.HOfora ^j.,,,. | the recent trouble. | ����'^    "'l'!^'    ^"��.ld    be   necessary   ro   '"Htod a   SS., a   ton   the   total   value   of |  1 make me in   anv  deirrce  a   comnetent i ,nis   wul   ,)l'   -^DO.ooo.     I he   mine   has i  Seh��Mil   Attt'iKlancc.  box.     These   apples   will   keep   until  spring.    Get orders in early, otherwise j    you will have to pay S3.50 a box.���J. E. j     Fifty-one children are enrolled at the  Dklanby, New Denver. j public school     Of this number there is  New Denver has long had the. repu | actua' accommodation for 10. Ninej  tati(^'".��ir being a natty appearance j inorc ehildren are needed, and they j  town, not so much because of the archi-  judge of certain questions, or even able  to understand the nature of the arguments." Then he should have no time  to believe���W   K   Clifford.  ONLY     A     I.KAF.  tectural beauty of its buildings, but  because they are nicely painted. Notlr  ing adds so much to the beauty of a  town as the painting of its buildings.  Employees at Stratton's Independence  mine.   Victor,  Colo.,   who  struck   last  more  children  arc  must be crowded into  the  little school i II was only a little leaf;  = eve.��� K :���ey liave ,��� b, ,,.rcheJ   T^ir^ & ESIi. did ltafc  upon the window sills  or made to sit      And it lived till its work was done.  upon the floor,  before  our  intelligent,   ., ,       ,.   ,   ,    ,  u.lm,n���   ���,,,,     1 ..   ������     ���     , r   ���       It was only a lift e enf;  humane   and   chnstiamzed  provincial      Rut it took its gladsome part  school   department   will  grant u8  the   In the great earth's life; arid at last  necessary money for the  erection of an !     Earth clasped it to her heart  addition. 1 VI   r  J���  been operating about two years, and  has paid from the grass roots. More  development work is going on now  than at any period in its history, and  shipments will be largely increased  when new stoping ground is opened up.  The economy of a gas engine is exemplified in the fact that the gas consumed in one sixteen-candle power gas  j��t, if consumed iii a gas engine is  capable of producing three sixteen-  candle power incandescent electric  ligfhts.  ing section, and those towns that   were  placed in the catagory of "boom camp"  two   years   ago    have    become    much  sounder, and are building up in a more  substantial   manner.    The excitement  resulting from rich   mineral  discoveries  and exaggerated stocking schemes has  gradually run out, and British Columbia  as a mining field is valued  at  its  true  worth.    This  is  sufficient.   Properties  that were prospects'a year ago are now  shipping mines.    Properties that   were  shipping mines and big dividend payers  two and three  years  ago,  are  heavier  shippers to-dav and are  paying'  larger  ' dividends.    Thus, slowly but surely, is  it being demonstrated that the mineral  belt in British   Columbia  is  something  that, while yet  only  opened   here  and  there, is of unknown extent and unlimited possibilities.    Every investment that  has been made has not, it is true,  been  successful, but this has been  due  more  to  the   inexperience and   folly  of  the  i investor than to the section.    While  it  is conceded that all mining investments  are more; or less, a game of chance, yet,  with proper care and the application of  the   usual   principles  of  business,  the  chances to be taken can  be  reduced to  such a low figure that it  is  doubtful   if  there is a safer field   for  investment in  the commercial world.  Particularly is this so in the Kootenay  district,  and  especially  in  the  Slocan  mining division.    In this division there  is  apparently  no  end  to  the  mineral  bearing ledges, nor  are  they  confined  to   any   particular  section.    We  have  mines producing galena ore situated in  all directions, and at all attitudes  from  ( the lake shore to the  highest  peaks  in  the   mountain   range.    The   oldest   of  these properties have not been  worked  to any great depth, yet they have paid  dividends amounting to several millions  and give promise of increasing*  production, as the ore bodies increase   in  size  as they go  down.    American, English,  French and Canadian capital is   largely  interested in the division, and company  promoters   are   looking   this   wa\   for  more properties in which to invest.    Up  to the present time,with few exceptions,  the American companies have  confined  themselves to developing prospects and  placing them on the market ai  a   hand  j  some figure when they were made   into j  shipping mines.    English and Canadian j  promoters have  contented   themselves j  with buying   up   these   developed   pro  !  perties, and  stocking   them.     In   overv i  1 .   1  instance both   have   come   out   winner.,1  When the mine   was  at   its   best  .'con- |  sidered so by   the   American   promote!-;  he would turn it over to the Kmrlish   or-  Canadian    company    at    a    handsome j  figure,    believing   be   "A a.-   getting   the.  best of the bargain.    Mill   the   English-;  man and ('-madia 11 has gone ahead on a '  more   extensive   scale   and   made   the:  mines not only   heavier   producers   but.  larger dividend-payers,  and   have  .vet;  unlimited   stores  of  ore to work upon  j  Their success has  made  the   American :���  investor more zealous in   his   efforts   to;  fully demonstrate the. value of his mine! nmeh   cei'tainity   as  the   neglect  of  and less anxious to sluff it. off even at a j your pedal extremities.  To ket  The following ten rules are being-  quoted by English medical journals.  1. Don't leave your rooms in the  morning with an empty stomach.  2. Never expose yourself to cold  air immediately after you have partaken of a warm liquid of any  kind.  3 Don't leave your abode in cold  weather without warm wraps around  your shoulders and breast.  4. Begin respiration in the cold by-  breathing through the nose. This  will give the air a chance to get warm  before reaching the lungs.  o. Never place your back near a  heated oven, nor against a wall, warm  or cold.  (i. Don't stand before an open window in a railway carriage, nor take  a drive in an open carriage, after  violent physical exercise.  7. Don't remain motionless in a cold  room, and do not stand in an open  space, on ice or snow.  8. Talk only when you must, for  the old phrase, "Speech is silver,  silence is .gold," holds good even in  'hygiene.  !>. Don't put dll your regular bath.  When the skin is not, kept, fresh and  soft the cold draws the pores together  and you are rendered susceptible fo  pulmonary troubles of all kinds.  l'��. Don't retire with cold or wet  feet.    Nothing prevents sleep with so  good margain . As a result, there is a  greater number of prospects being made  into mines in the Slocan to-day than at  any period in its history, and fewer  developed properties for sale. In fact,  it may safely be said, there, are none  for sale at anything like a close figure.  And just at this time it is developed  mines that capital is seeking, not prospects. In this particular is the Slocan  in an awkward predicament, having  many promising prospects for sale  but  1 machinery from rusting dissolve one ounce camphor in one. pound  melted lard: remove the scum: mix in  as much tine black lead as will give it  "an iron color": clean the machinery,  smear with the mixture; after twenty-  four hours rub off and polish with soft  cloth.  Deprive yourself of nothing necessary  to your comfort, but live in an honorable simplicity and regularity.  miiiuhimm iMMMHuimiiiminaymiB THE LEDGE, NEW DENVER, B. C, OCTOBER 4,  1900.  Eighth Yeap.  route.    Bill, when full of boozerine. !  - i  was inclined to play jokes on people i  through the force of his reputation.  One night in Ellsworth. Kansas.  George Me Far! and, now of Nelson,  was sitting in a saloon when Bill  came in. Just as lie opened the  door Mae was speaking his name  to a friend and Bill overheard him.  ('ailing. Mac up to the bar. he  pulled out a big 4o and asked Mae  what he had been saying about  him.' ������! said/' .said Mae, "that  you were the best scout Uncle Sam  ever had." This seemed to please  Bill, for about every three minutes  he would pull out his gun and ask  Mae the same question. Then he  would buy a drink and  repeat,   the  paid   it is -L'.:VHi'i |mrtK-s worthy ol r.ivdif.       To  liarluuiiins  cast.01 Lake j experiment.       After    il    while     Mac  inu lii-i>T insert ion. and fi ci'iils it lint* cm-li Mil>s<*<|ut,-nt insertion.     Rending !  getting  THE Ledok i-i two dollars n yen r in ikIviiiicc.        When   not.  so  Superior it is .*l-a year.        I.hkuI ad vertisiiiK In cents a iioniiariel It  notices -.'.���) cents a line, and conmiei-ciitl iidver sin;.' wnoled in prices acconiiiiK to circuvnsta nces.  FELLOW PILGRIMS: The Lkik'e is ]ocat(-'il at Xe\v Denver. B. C. and can he traced to ninny parts ol 1 lie earl Ii,  every Thursday and lias never l.eeii raided by the slierill. snows]ided hy cheap silver, or subdued by the lear ol man.  hlazeras well as the biiv-'.vin.lowed and chnmpit'.'nc-h'nvored capitalist.       ft ninis to be on the riRlit sid(  should he ndrninistered'r.i ihe wicked in larce doses. It has stood the test of time, and an '���vcr-incrciisijij.: pnystreak is proof tliat it is  hetter to tell the truth, even if the heavens do occasionally hit our smokestack. A chute ol job work is worked occasionally lor the benefit  of humanity and the financier. Conn* in and sec us', but do not pat the bull doR ...1 the cranium, or cluise the black cow from our water  barrel: one is savage and the other a victim of thirst. One of I he noblest works . if creation is the inn 11 who always pays the print or: lie is  sure of a bunk in paradi-e. with thorn less roses for a pillow bv uiulit. and not hint; but j,ii)d to look at, by day.  R. T. I.0WERY, Editor and Financier.  ;got   tired,    as    Bill    was  It comes to the front���!   ���, , 11   .,       ,. ,    ,.   , ,      ,  it works for the trail! drunker all the time and   liable to  ICveiytliini;and believes that hell | ..       .   ,       , .. , . .  carry the joke too lar. so Mac made  an excuse, got out of the back door,  and never returned.  The Ledge.  A pencil cross in tins square  indicates that your subscription is due, and that the editor  wishes once atrain to look at  your collateral.  ""THURSDAY, OCTOBER-!. 1900.  FIKOI   THK  KDITOIS'S   ri'I'KK  STOP  face, arid an indifferent jaw (that  ought to denote weakness of character), yet the man doesn't live who  accuses Nelson's mayor of weakness.*'  or loss noise in gospel mills.   Under  the delusion of  religious   intoxiea-  A    (JUKSTION.  What is the  use  of marrying  ae  Beer and  The march of time has not  dimmed the lustre of the ink in the  job room of this journal. Touched  by the hand of artists, it still enables us to turn out the best job  printing west of the Red river.  It is difficult to get labor in Norway. The young men of that  country where they have to give  years of time to military duty will  not stay there, when by coming to  Canada they can escape such duty  and become rich at the same time.  Some months  ������eo Rev. C. M.  OneiUOn Sheldon ran a  paper for a week in Kansas in  order to show the world how Christ  would run a newspaper.; Except  financially the venture was a failure. After this experience Sheldon  took a. trip to Europe,   but  not  as  only answer given is that,   "it, is better to obey the laws of the land."   It  ; is time we went a little deeper,   and  question why the law was made.    Ii  perfect   liberty    to   do  so.    if   he  wishes to read that wonderful liter-  Iris Master would have done.     His! ary production known as the bible. \  feet were not large  enough   so  he lor  sing to   Jesus  until   the   gray!  matter in his upper stope becomes  delirious with 'feasting on the  glories of a future  life,   he  should  The Slocan Drill has been purchased by C. E. Smitheringale.  Charles has seen a great deal of  service on the Kootenay press, and  as the Drill is in a prosperous locality there is no reason why it should  not have a. prosperous career under  his management.  Tolstoi, the Russian novelist and  social reformer, has been excommunicated by the church because  his views are antagonistic to orthodoxy. Unless he recants no rites  will be performed over him when  he cashes his earthly checks and  climbs into Harpland. Tolstoi,  stand pat! There is nothing in a.  bluff of this kind. All the mummery on earth can have no effect  upon your soul when it jumps the  game and flies into the unknown  future. Resides your relatives will  have money if the church graft is  not in sight.  then that human atom, known as  man, is such a liar. He always  talks to suit his views, or the echo  John  and  Dreams  In a long article upon Nelson and the west  printed in the Brant-  ford Expositor, and evidently  written by a lady. 1 find the following bouquet, which I reproduce  in order to help out John:  "The most interesting men in  the Kootenay district to-day are  newspaper men. One is the Mayor  of Nelson and editor of the Morning Tribune, and the other is Mr.  Lowery. editor and financier of the  New Denver Lionorc. Editor Lowery sinks his personality in Tiik  Lkdoio. which is the most widely  quoted and most popular paper in  the province, while Mr. Houston,  having entered public life, enjoys  in his own individuality, all tin-  opprobrium and eulogy that- are  heaped upon Mr. Lowery's pa.per, ;  by friends and foes respectively.  "The easterner who is looking!  for one of the heroes described by '  Bret. Hart or Mark Twain, in his'  earlier novels, may be disappointed!  in every other man hi- meets, but!  when he is brought into contact:  with either of these two men. lie is! swallowed  satisfied that, the type exists in real ! dance   tin  rode over on a. steamboat. While  in England he evidently became  inbued with the idea that an  Englishman must be a. blend of  brute and gentleman, for this is  what, he says about the drinking  habits over there:  "From the day of our landing in  Liverpool up to the present we  have seen the effects of the curse of  di'ink almost without a day's exception, and in terms of emphases and  disgust we are ready to declare our  astonishment that English people  will endure the sights and results  that go with the entire drink  traffic. Mrs. Sheldon and I have  been insulted in the cars by drunken  soldiers, one of whom threatened  to do us persona] injury, and not a  soul in the train offered any remonstrance, such is the love of the  British for their military here. We  have had to go off the sidewalk  and go into the street to give the  drunkards room. We have been j served bring pleasure. When  jostled on railway platforms by j broken it is not necessary to ask a. \  drunken men and women, we have} -^ wlmt heU is ,:ke_ The|  had drink offered us at the houses LU J ,   !  of English people, we have seen Creator pays no attention to creeds;  the public houses on almost every i or prayers. If He did Galveston j  corner with barmaids behind the] would not have so much crape in j  bar and little children in front ofj sight just now. I believe in a day j  it, and men and   women   crowding | of ^ but -f fme   kim]   of le j  every inch ol room in every public I ���     '  house in every town and city.7'  If Sheldon is not dreaming this  seems to be a. sad state of affairs,  and I advise him to take a trip  through   the   Slocan   in   order  to  tion   they   would   suppress   every-: cording  to  the   outward   law?  is aj  thing contrary to their desires, and ;question, frequc ntly   asked,   and   the.;  go further than the Creator in  pr<  venting the   health   and   happiness  of   their   neighbors.    Health   an<  happiness are the only   two .things ; w,;at condition was thc wor!d   Hvin{?  on this earth worth prospecting for..; tnat., ,.IW 0|, maiTiage became neces  Without   them   all   is  hell.     If  a!sary?    All   laws  were, made   while  man wishes to go   fishing  or  play < man was living  in ��� the   bondage  of  ball   on   Sunday   he   should    have! fear, hence were made by. man   in a  state of slavery, and not by or for free  men. The marriage law was made  because each man looked upon his  wife as property, and felt that lie  must bind her lest she be stolen away  and he could have no redress.  Woman soon caught the infectious  disease of iear and  was afraid   her  have perfect liberty to do so.    The j husband might desert her or not pro-  man who likes Sunday ball   should i vide for their  children.   So  long as  Jack  Frost  of North Pole fame  Nightly spreads a veil  of whiteness over the lap  of Silver Mountain, reminding us of the near approach of winter. Make  the home comfortable by  putting in a heating stove.  We have some beauties,  and they are not expensive. Price them. For  Coal or Wood; all sizes,  pretty styles, and durable.  ^BOURNE BROS.,  Neiv Denver, B. C.w"  A certain poet thus  breaks forth:  not try to stop him.    It would not j Fear rules, then the marriage law is   "Oh, the snore, the  beautiful  snore,  be gentlemanly.     It would'he rude.  a   necessity;   but the time must come  The Creator will not interfere with j when some one-or rather  two-will  anyone, no matter what they do on ! ��e brave and strong enough to s-.and  Sunday.    Man says'He   will,   blltl|away above all laws made under the  | dominance of Fear, and say, "Nothing  ! but Creative Power is great  enough  to bind us together;  and that Power  is Love.    We bow to no man-made  of some tradition   dinned  into  his I IaW) for we are superior t0 an except  ears, when as a helpless boy his  parents plastered his soft mind  with the false teachings of mytho-  log}r. The Creator does not care  whether a man fishes on Sunday,  sings hymns, drinks beer, or lies  in the shade reading novels. The  laws of nature when   properly   ob-  the Divine law of Perfect  Love."-���  Caroline Norris, editor of 'Self.'  At the mint in Washington last  Monday the price for silver was advanced two cents. Williams is taking  no advantage of this fact, and still sells  goods at former prices.  ''The old "ome."    11'you've   forgotten  it, go to the Methodist  church   Monday  night and have your  memory   revived  2so charge.    Simple collection-  ���Just arrived for   Ladies and Gentlemen  seek to dictate how that day  shall I  be spent freedom   should   get  into j DIAMOND  RINGS, $20 up\  the green timber of opposition before the enemy pinion it to religions  delusive dreams.  quiet his nerves after the awful i, TVMh^ What an accom-i  sights he has witnessed in thejA UOUDie odati G overn_'  right, tight little island. ;        ])ea| ment  we  haye  {n  Three   vears  ago   the Pro-  A   man   can   lie  <-. . down   in    an   ore  UeiUSIVe   house,   fill  a pipe  with opium, smoke  it,   and   for  a.  B. C.  vincial Board of Health compelled  the citizens of New Denver to  abandon the vault system of water  closets and compelled them to pay  time imagine that he is in a palace a sca,ve,lger every m01lth or e]se be  and king of everything around |fine(L The public school had to  him. lie for a time, while the in-j pay S24 a, ywir< and as the al]mv_  toxication exists that changes  the;-mi"ce ��or expenses is only   the  beg-  real into the unreal, thinks that no i  one is right but himself and   everv i ,,���,������  be   subservient  to   his i j>  People who  Religion   intoxicates,   butii,  �� ���  l\C<  one sJioulc  desires.  in a. diHeron 1 mannei  practice it by praying to some  imaginary spirit are ever seeking  to intoxicate themselves until tin-  real ism of this earth   becomes   dim  where all is bliss   and   .Jesus   leads  the orchestra., while   millions  creeds   on    this  i garly sum of SoO per annum it lie-  impossible for the School  ioard to pay the scavenger and  > out of debt, and a. plea, was  : made to have the sanitary regula-  ! tions rescinded for the school.  i This was done some months ago.  ��� and we now have in New Denver  an example of how a. law can work  i ways.     While the people   are  Beautiful Opal Rings  ���single stone���three  stone���four stone rings  Turquois ��� genuine���  three, four and five  stone rings. Also a  beautiful line of Opal  Scarf Pins   These goods are of the  best quality. We have  other lines of Jewelery  to arrive soon  G.   W.   GRIMMETT,  Graduate 0,.ti,-m���.  SAXDOX. B. 0.  When in NELSON see our  filling the chamber from ceiling to  floor; over the coverlet under the  sheet, from her wee dimpled clan to  her pretty ieet; now rising aloft like  a bee in June, now sunk to the wail  of a cracked bassoon; now flute-like  subsiding, then rising again, is the  beautiful snore of Elizabeth Jane."  The price of borts for diamond drill  has greatly appreciated. Formerly ��12,  Sl*t and $1C; per carat were the ruling  rates. They are now quoted in some  eases as high as ��50.  Home Grown  Fruit and Ornamental Trees,  Roses, Shrubs, Vines, Bulbs,  mill irri nirnm ������������!���> i��� ���  ��� iimwni���iniwiim i in ���innmn-ii-  Hedge Plants  For Fall Planting  80,000 to choose from  NO AWKNTS nor commission to pny.  Orders duj; in one day��� you iwt it in  about three." Xo I'umiiialioii nor inspection eharires.  Green house plants, seeds, agricultural  implements, etc.. Larjsest and most complete stock in tin! province. Send for  catalogue or call and make your selec  tion before pinch)-; your orders.  THE  TH0RBURN  HOUSE  Is the headquarters for Mining and  Commercial Men doing Business in  that section of the Slocan tributary to  SILVERTON, B. G.  GRANT THORBURN, Proprietor.  W. L. Jeffery  ���& Son  Workers in Tin, Copper and  Sheet Iron.  Air Piping and Mining  Work a Specialty  Headqiuirters,   New Denver  Arldres-'-  11. J.  HENRY,  Vancouver, M. (.!.  0  A   WI1ITK I.AHOK ONLY. A  E. SKINNER,  Fred. J. Squire,  E GIEGERICH  Staple and Fancy  GROCERIES  Afifent for  CANDLES  GIANT POWDER  .Manager.  KASLii  AINSWuKTII  SAN'lKlN  Braces and all, kinds of Gents'  ���Furnishings at  Do McLachlan's  New Denver.  JOHN WILLIAMS  Dealer in  IMPORTED  AND DOMESTIC CIGARS  ANDTOBACCOES,  PIPES, &C.  Van Camp Lunch Goods,   Confectionery and Fruit.  BATHS IN CONNECTION.  Newmarket Block. New Denver  lib  as we  i.he  brain   of fl  ie  i the    o'olden    floor,    only  occasionally to  take   a  nectar   that  as in tin  novelist.     Vet    they    are    distinct,  types.     Both   men   are   below   the j  average height, and earry no superfluous   flesh:   neither could by any j torrent ol' sweetness? from the Pari-!  stretch of the imagination be termed i disieal    fountain.      Ah!     What  aj  dream!       No    wonder    that    poor]  mortals under   the   stimulation   of;  and they dwell in the sweet beyond, t ]    (i  put to an expense   and   annoyance!  �� j to obey  the   la.w   the   (-overmnent j  (Mlt    I institution    is    immune.      This   is  heavenly  quadi-ille   on | justico   with    ft    ve���geance,    and  topping j further i]iustrates the fact  that  if  sip   ot   t]l''j Harnuni was alive he \votild   make  flows   eternally   in   a  a. bid for our freak Legislation. It  might come high, but the world  would like to see it.  The Best  Wild   Bill,   who!  was   shot   \vh i 1 e I  handsome, though Editor Lowery  has rather an angelic countenance  with    pathetic    blue    eyes   and    a  blonde    beard.       Mayor    Houston j ��"ch visions often think  that  they, ..���. ,,  looks the  wicked   man   his   adver-1 are   right,   and   all   others   in   the!      oCOUt        playing    poker   in  saries say he is.      In one. respect he j wrong-  knocks the bottom out of a favorite!  theory   with   students   of   physiog-i  nomv.     Instead of the   strong  jaw  and .firm square chin,  he   possesses! think that this day should only be  an  abbreviated   lower   half   of   his [used for prayer and   making  more  Yankton many  years ago.   was  a  Take the observance of   the   day j swift gun   fighter   and   known   all  called Sunday for instance.    Man}-  over the west.     At the time of his  death  he  ha-d   caused  SO   men   to"  cross the great divide by   the  lead  y*d wo* *"��c jm w:  Ham  JD  Capital (all paid up) $12,C00,000.U0  Reserved fund : : 7,000,000.00  Undivided profits :    : 1,102,792.72  HKAI)    OFKICE,    MONTKKAI..  Rt. Hon. Lord Sthathcoxa a.id Mount .RoiWL,, G.C.Al.G. President.  Hon. G. A. Drummond, Vice President,  E. S, Clouston, Genera] Manager,  Branches in  all parts of Canada, Newfoundland, Great Britain, and  the United States. THE LEDGE. NEW' D��N VEK. B.C., OCTOBER 4, 1900.  Eighth Year  MINING   RECORDS  .T..hn-ton. l-io, K W   HHiitiuu   n  A Met' It.n-  C W. j,C L Brush to A MeAlIi-t.-r.  / (' ild 'licld   Quruix  i'he iollowin^ is a coniiileui b��t of the j    V.W. all. o B N Willi  imn* transaction? recorded .Hiring the j "���.- Pl^r .ton.^C,  everal   mining  divisions <>:  Those of New Denvp-we* <  K Ari-la-r  A     liKMAKIv.Vlil.l-:     MAN.  The most remarkable ultra-rich  man of the present day is Alfred Beit,  the South African diamond, magnate.  He is practically unknown. Yet,  though to-day only 4-0'years .old, he  has accumulated a fortune beside  which the dreams of the Arabian  Nights seem trivial. He is probably  the only living billionaire, and,  though unknown and unseen, his  power is felt all over South Africa  and the far east of Asia in a thousand  ways. The ordinary picture of aj  South African millionaire is that of'!  a loud-spoken, showy, ostentatious  man. Alfred Beit presents a coni-  r. a I plcte   contrast.- to   this.    In   simple,  is in fair health. He says he adopted  this spare, form of diet to cure indigestion, and after lie had tried it for  several years was so much benefited  that he determined to continue it.  He is a familiar figure at Pottstown  and is.sturdv and active. He took  his first ride in a trolley car recently.  He has a daughter who has been engaged in mission::ry work in  China.  ���speek in the Several   mining  divisions ol'!   .'-V'^o'-k y-r^niia aiai Erie  .i ,1 r���, .-   X- ,, to-O I"   Cleveland.  the slocan    an follows :��� '  ' '., i.oc.v-'hins. I  .'St*.it i7-'���A'lvfriiunvi',  Silvvr   mi.   W S 'I'll..in;)- j  son. |  Crowbar. K'cii hit. J Finl -v. jr.  IS���Snrjiris.*. near Mill's mill. W K.-il.  1��-M:ijulia Hill. Kijrht Mile ok. A V Smith.  20~-Hi-i-\v-ii**. neiir Silverton. R Insi'moT.  Triuijmli Fr. Four Mile <:k. I-' -I Hickey.  2i'--Cashicr, in Cody. I) D Mel-Mini!.  -.'���I--Morniiij? Star. Carpenter >-k. II iljlin-on.  l'R���C'r.'W Fr  Gnlemi farm. K F 'Lloyd.  27 -Kivy. Wilson ok, T Pearson. 1! I;rose.  Lilly, same.  2S���-Owel. Carpenter ek. It Slon.n.  (lot 1���Slavs ami Stripes, Silvr nit, -A ���-.-Mc- '  Oillivniv.  ASSKSSMKNTS.  Sepi 11��� Luckv Jack. Harvieum Bell. Ooppi-r  Deiit, < i..m I* nil". C K .Black Ivigle. Kiisla. 18--  Oid Slan. in���Iniiepi-ndeiit Fr. .Mai-L'.-irei. 21���  Lil.erntor N'.i. 2. Kaslo Kr. Bristol Fr, lleber Fr.  22---Itnperi. Lake Shore. Kelpie. 'Ti-iiiiti|ili. Ben-  detro Fr. Benin/... Silver Ore!;, Mudsill, Tramp  I-Mti.net Fr. li.illv. 21-Lildiie Fr. Alma. Last  Oli.-imv N"o. ;. ' 2'; ���'M'a'iite Ml Silver Lnlo-  Falls l'.in-k Fr, :;'> -(.'olmnhns. Sl.-indard.  Moneton. Two .lark- Kr. lienrieila.. .27--Itoliin.  Aimizoii. i-'iiniwiiv, Laui-'liiii^r; Walf;r>. 2.S- .  Medium, (.ira -I A'ii-w, (ioldi-n Wimiler. 2:1  .('ollli-t  III (VSKKHS. ;  Sept 1*    I'.nvcr  -if  A'.t-.rnev.  C Moor.  Roliinsoii to A  W Wright'. May 27. J *!*���<.  K.-d K<>\- {.   h'.-d  Fa   Fr   -.." Central   ;,  ^^nl'vli^lfu^XIni in a u^in^u/l^r,    mild   eves   and   a   low-spoken , t,oinff-t(1 r,akf> e.m, ol )iel  N"i,]-'ii.;w..it ask 11., rcri.idle, 1.U ;,���.,-,.,, ! v"ice, he gives one the  idea  at.  first' ���   ^���'-ilTe1,.;''.',;'^u!;,n^'V�� k!s^,., .,, s .1 ! nf heil^  t!l*  confidential   clerk of a I  "'K'lsiir:,,,;:::: &:&;**. m,,���. .������--. .���.,i 1wi���? lawyer. I  i> k spra !��� ii... tor ;.*.._ <; ii r;LSepi 11^ ^ ^     j.   However,   Mr,   Beit's  meekness  isj  deceptive.    As a young man he   wasj  sent from Johannesburg to the  dia-1  (.'<iiili<I<*nt  Aiion)   Himself.  A father who was going away on  business called his eldest little boy to  him and said:  "Johnnie, while 1 am away 1 want  you to take great care of your mother.  I leave her in your charge."  That niirht when Johnnie knelt at  his mother's knee,saying his evening  prayer,, he said:  "Please, Lord, bless grandmamma  and take care of her: bless father and  I take care of   him.   > ut  you  needn't  |1890 |  Established in Nelson    | 1890  M(.. j almost shabby clothes, with  a  meek j troub|e ��� .,iX)Ur, mother,    because   I'm  arriving    daily,  want   you   to  know.all goods bought  |J from us arc purchased  Jk direct from the manufacturers, and are 1900  i up to date.    All goods  'are out for'inspection.  Karn  Pianos.  Stearns  Bicycles, Wheeler and  Wilson, White, Domestic, and Raymond sew-  - . t:  ing machines.  .Brass and Ironware,  Silver, etc., etc., in a  thousand different  styles-���all too numerous to mention.  Watches and Jewel -  ery of every description, with and without  stone settings, can he  obtained at my store.  [ guarantee price and  quality,   and   if  they  lire mil :is r<*j(r.*seiit<-<l ynnr  money  witt  l><* r<*['(iinl**i!.  We are. th-- heaeqiiatieis l'..|- m.-iinirneluriir.-- .leweiery.       ilnr w atehiiiaKiim (leparlnieni lias no ei|iia,l in the Koolenayi  A U mail wrd.-r~ leeeive mir pi-.niipl Milciilion.  %C0B DOVER'3.  Crossicll J, V C Kiiekli'V to ./ M M Hein-dilri,  Sep! 17.  27-llevvelt. a���ll inleivsi in In.ml.. I* Oiddle to K  1 lisjne;.-!-. Sept  2'1  SLOOAX    CUV     DIVISION.  ���, THE JEWELER, NELSON, B. C  ^C^_KXaK3K3K3K2/i  1.1'(..', . IONS'.  Sept ]ii���Oippeo. Ten Mile.M Iiamieo. Oreiron,  Iji-iiiion ek. 'l-i Keichart:. 1-ionny l.ioon fr  Springer el-', Geo .McLi.-iin.  11���Sn^i! of Avon. Lemon ek, J Foley. Morn-  in.L', Ten Mile:, J 1J Urisooll. Smninerside.  Lemon ek. ���! Kol>*y.  12���Empire Chief, and .Inlml. Lemon ek. IX  (')reliard, \rilla. (irehard ek, and G-oiiroy, Lemon ek, .1 A Foley.    Texas, same. ..I Riley.  17-~Mi(iniirlit. Lemon ek. W H Crawford.  Gi-oldeii Jiei.'f. Twelve .Mile H Sait; Hill Te,]i.  divide Sprinirer .-,nd 'I'en Mile, .1 O lintler.  l��~Dover. Sprhmer ek, C II Locusi.m. F&K.  same, 11 McEaeh'ern. Salamander, 1st n !'  Lemon. D Hanlon. Lilly V. u f Lemon,.! Campbell     0 Icneoe, *nme, S Hirce;  l'.i���Sjieenlator. s f Ten Mile, S Miller. Belfast.,  same, C Garrelv. Gloria, (irlacier ck/l1 Cii|i|iiirelli.  Hiland. Twelve Mile. J II Wereley. Shamrock,  same, V Shcran. Kriso.i. Ten .Stile, Mrs J H  Wereley. Holis. Leim.m ck. R Cooper. Ha'lyho  Bov. Twelve Mile, J C i.)'(.:oiinor. Tempest,  Slocan lake. A Wilds.  21���Mineral Pass,divide Ten Mile and Springer  K I Kirkwood. Speculator fr. n f Sprin^r. It I  Kirkwood. A fr. same. A S Farwell. B fr.  sume, J l>awson, Copiier Glance, Cedar e.r, 1  lleaupre and 1.) Robertson.  22���Granite, w f Brindle, .1 C Gordon. Mairna.  same, G Humphrey.  ASSKSSMKNTS.  Sepl ll-_Hi(ldeii Treasure.     i3--,luml)o  15--  lis���Slocan  J.lorset.    Katie.      17���Concomara.  Boh.   22-Montreal.  I'l'WBII OF ATl'f'KN'KY. '  Sept, lii���.1 H Oiirric to Win Tlnimliusou, r.- the  Edison claim.  Thus Todd lo E Shannon.  TUANSI-'KHS.  Sept in���Hyderabad and Buffalo, J each. 1-'  Sherran to H A Hi,-,'liie.  Same, k each, same to J Wereley.  17���Two Friends. l-l('i. Mrs Thos Sloan to R E  Allen.  Same. It E Allen to W J Andrews.  1!)���Fiiizelton, J, A Marae.i to Ralph Gillette.  Colorado, Pendleton, and Litlle Chief, J oaeh.  ii Domico to It Gillette.  Two Friends, y-ic, .Jessie Sloan in trust to Con  Murphv. power to convey same.  Same. 2-lii,C Murphy to W T Shatl'ord.  Superior, 118, T J Lloyd t>> W Thomlinson.  inond Diin-:s ;\t. Kiinberley.    lie   was j  only 22. but lie liad  skill  enough to!  see that with proper lnaiiMgeineiit the j  mines were only at the beginninc of I  their lite..  Pie had a   rich  father in j  his German home, who backed   him  with abundant funds, and young Beit  began   buying   with   marvelous  results,    lie was soon joined by another  man   whose   name   is   now   in   the  mouths of all���Cecil Rhodes.    Rhodes  was backed by the Rothschilds,   Beit  by his father, and  together the  two  succeeded in forming the  great; diamond trust, which,  under  the  name  of DeBeers, now controls  practically  the whole output of the most precious  stones in the world.    Last year, as iv,  sort   of    "tip,"   Mr.   Beit   and   Mr. j . ,  Rh.-des   made   the    shareholders   a! GtC, 6tC.  present of their interest as life governors in the mine. As Iite governors,  each was ��� ntitled to $150,000 a year  salary, so that this present really  meant a gift of about $5,000,000 to  the shareholders.  AINSWORTH    OlVXSIOiV  .LOCATIONS.  Amr 22- -Rustler. M Beaton.  .-\uy:27���Oipper Queen, and Lost Bannock, J B  Anderson.   Sunnyaide. T H Harper.     Fairview.  E J Harper.  Sept. 7���Kitty Burke, and Mona Hanson. M J  Walsh. Atfi-es Hanson and .losie Hanson, Dan  Kiev. Suspect fr, Madder, J O LTIwhi. Sooner,  W Walton. Edna No 2, R E Chesnut. Dora,  J W Wcritfall. Silvery Moon Fr, F Chesnut..  Grace C r. Primrose fr, Primrose Gold Mining-  Co.  8���Lucky Pete. W English    Iteiiite, ./ English.  11���Ashdown, Geo  Young.     Nonsuch,   \V  P  Freeman.     Williams,  A   Johnson.     Handy,  .1  Beckmark.   Joker, A Erickson.    Lime Cliff, Arena, A Stewart.  12���Danore, 0 Ulwin. Matterhoni, Nels Johnson Fisher. A Jacobson. Ranpre Blinder, J W  Taylor. Little Goat, E Peters. Quiney I.J A  Folley. Clipiier, L A Thurston. Noonday, J  Loug-luiaii. Emerald, T Shea. Standard, W H  Shannon.   Mutte, P Nicholson.  13--Virginiii9, W S Stewart. Kaslo, A Anderson. Lardo Hump, F Fortin. Marmot, C Le  Blanc. Sliver Dollar, H Jacobson. VMVV, 0 B  N Wilkie.   Maggie M fr, J W Westfall.  14���Ann Arlier, Alpheua. P Corrlg-an. Sine,  M Keitar. Shoshone, fr, L Kuhn. Duncan King,  J M Brown. Wexford, J A Netterfield. Selkirk,  Q-N Taylor. Gem, A VV Palmer. Mogna, J  McDonald.  15���Vera, M J Hulpiu. Hantry. JG Robertson  17���Number Ten, EC Ward. Gopher, F BoL-  linger. Walker, Tony .Schumacher Galena  Prince, Alex Green.  18���Wonderful, CJKettyle. Arizona, A O  Egbert.  19���HoiK-ful, Woodcock, G Matthews. Eagle  fr, H Shenin.  20-The Two W W, W F Bidcll and W A  Skinner.  ASSKSSMKNTS.  Sept t���Mount Royal 2 yrs. A'niyO. 5���Ala-  weda to apply on Portia. Lucky Ed to ap ly on  Ciriimo, Lucky K.d, Beaver, Toronto, Vera  ('ruse, Btioua Vista, (i���Hungry Five. Mack  Diamond, Kate, Itocklord, U&I, lrvi\ Horse,  Ontario No 2 7���l.aurier. Budger. Golden, Carolina to imply on Duke, Alia to apply on Alxirdcen  \\'.irri..i:. Ft U'nrtli. Golden Era. 8 - lona, Nor  w.iud. (ireen Isle. Calcdonti. 1(1-Black Warrior  (..apply.hi White star. Superior, Cop per Cliff .'I  vr.- Euiric Hii-.l2 vrs. M.-irsden 2 vrs. I,ovell 2 yrs  \Vri'nn. Mil! Top. II -i irlmll. Cliff 12 -llov.-d  (i.-iirL'i*. Florida lr. Es.-a i.ol.M . I la /.el. Irene i y r ,.  Eva I vi--, [ * 11 it (ii .lack. Metallic I'lii-.n. White  Wuri'ioi- in applv .n Horse Shoe mill Snmv Shoe.  l.-J -Gciii. Potlan'-li fr. 1.' Ill.'iiliein. 17 -San  .luaii. Lucky Strike t yrs. I'.-���>��� Streak. Bnsioii. Mi*'  Hob. Lo��;t. Load. Pans I'.ioo, Rain. Good Hop.-.  F.aL'ie.     is -l.und. Mini H"!l    Pal ricks.  I  KI! ni-'ll-A 1 KS  of   l.MI'KuVK.MKNlS.  S.-ol 7���silver I'...\ , Lakeview.      U ���.M.t>t.o,l.  Told Tod fly to go to Hades.  "During the storming of San Juan  Hill," says Gov- Roosevelt, "I was  requested by one of my men to betake  myself to the very hot est region.  "There was a young fellow from  Arizona��� Rusby by name���who was  shot straight across the top of the  head. I happened to overtake him  and saw by the way the blood was  streaming down his face that he was  in no condition to stay in the front.  Riding up to his side I tapped him on  the arm and said, 'You go to the  rear.'  "Well, I never forgot the face that  fellow turned toward me," said the  Governor. "It was one mass of  blood, and this added horrible fierceness to the look he gave me.  " 'You go to h���-1,' he said, as he  struck out on a run up the hill.  "I couldn't forget such a fellow,  and I gut him a commission in the  regular army He is now in the  Philippines."  Liives on ()n�� Meal a  Day.  Rev. John J. Eberle, of Pottstown,  Pa., has for 40 years past Jived on  one meal a day, and this is supper.  He was 70 years of age recently and  For Fall  Planting  Just received from STEELE MEGGS*  CELEBRATED SEED MOUSE  Hyacinths, sino-le  Hyacinths, Roman  Tulips,   sino-le mik! double  Easter Lilies  Narcissus  Freesias,   Snowdrops  Sold at Eastern Prices  at  NelSOn'S Drug & Book Store  (X)Nl):.Nh5.WD ADJS.  , IC.hhIi.--is.il :o| Vrrliseiiients. sin-ll lis Fol'Siili*.  Wauleil, Lust, Sr,rnve<l.. NUileu, iJil'llis. Dentils,  .\l;irri:|e,'es. IVrsoim). Huiels, Le.irnl, Medienl ,ete,.  nre inserted when not e.veeeilinf'- :.'" words i'or  :_'fi rents eac-li iusonioii. IOneli live words or less  over -J.' words ,u-u live cuulm .-i<l(iui--.iuil.]  EJ./5V.l>5rTA.K,ITJ"2VI.  ITAl.CTOX   HOT   SIMilNteJS  SAXITA'K-  i JL     il-.M'. ' Tiieinosi fOliililele II  r  4   E   T 21  on the. Oontiiieiii of North Anieri- 11 CM L 3 H  en. Silu.-it.eii miils.t seeiierv mi- nrQ (1 jjT  rivalled for (ir.-uideiir. liniitiiifj-, fi L 0 U II t  j KishiuH' mid LN'-ursii.iis IVsident I'liysiehui  mid Nurse. Telc-.^'rniiliic '.���oniiininiciilioii with till  pari:, of the world: two mails .-irrive anil depart  everyday. Irs lmtlies eure all iiervnus and  mtisi'iilar ilisiinses; its ivatt-rs heal .all Kidney  Liver and Sicmucli Aihneiits. Terms: :-1.5 to.-i8  per week aceoi'dhitf to residenee in hotel or  villus. The price 'ol' n r.iniid-trip tieket lieUveen  Xew Denver and llu.le.voii, oln .unalile all tae  year riiiini'l und irnoil for':i" days, is :!.:!"���. ilal-  eyon Springs. Arri'iw Luke, Ii. (J.  Brewers of Fine Lager Beer and Porter���the best in the land.     Correspondence solicited.    Address--  R. REISTERER & CO., Nelson, B.C.  HEAVY    AND   SHELF  -Mi  E  PHYSICIAN.  1)UIVATK HOSPITAL KOK LADIES.  1 Best of can'. Dr. Hertha W'ardrmn, No. ���>  liniwn St.; Phovio.Norl.il 771: Stiokane, Wash.  g^��#^��#^tCCMM&SC^OO C &99&&W&Q  J  SURVEYORS.  .M. M'GRICG-OR. B. A.Se., I'rovincial Land  Surveyor mid jUinintr  Kvifj-inoer.    yioeau,  B. 0.    Correspondence .solicited.  ,i       R   HEVLAN!.),  Kngiiieor and l'riivineiiil  i"jL.    Land Surveyor.    Sandon.  DRuas.  plies.  F.  TKICTZKT.   &  CO.,    Nelson.   B.C..  Pealcrs in :U1 1 irnt',:-; and  Assayer--' S:.ip-  aMmnxAit2rvxMmu:vjiXMZK*2MiMBxi  ��i..MEnunHxuww^>��nui  A line Porcelain Clock, sday.  hall'hour strike. Cathedral  0onir, worth ������:-V<. for   it3*i>nly one of these lel't.'Sv  A Guaranteed Alarm Clock  A Black Enameled Wood Clock  jSidirxei-'al   Waters,  r  -ILRST-OT.ASS     AKltATKO     WATKKS.  Thorpe H-, Co.. Ltd..  sole, atrents for Hitlcvon  Water, Nelson  TAILORS.  NELSON, IS. C  Coal, Iron,  Steel, Blowers,  Water Motors,  Truax Ore Cars,  Ore Buckets,  Rails, Belting',  Packing,  Wire Rope.  Tui and Sheet  Iron Workers  KASLO, B. C. SANDON, B. C.  J  K.    OAirKHON,   Sandon.   Manufaeturo.s  Clolliine; r.o order;   and .solicits  palrouai'e  from all classes.  A   Westminster   Chime  Clock,  Mahogany Case, Grout1,Chimes,  $35  BOOTS <S= SHOES.  Fir^LVK    ItltOS,, Nelson,   are ever in  the  j   front with the heM line of fronds ohlainable  in their line of husiness.  Have shops in-nearly all the camps and cities  of Kootenay and Boundary. They sell the  best meat obtainable and aim to give satisfaction to every customer.      Try a line of their  ���Wholesale    Ivlei-Gl'ia.iats.  tf .    wholesale    dealers    in ��� provisions,   cured  Y.   GRirFTN  &   CO., Front St., Nelson,  wholesale    dealer:  meats, hatter and ckws.  T. H. BROWN,  NELSON, B. C.  Agent for  Stanley's Pianos  ' j<UllN.KU,    BKETOX    &    CO.,  Wholesale  1     Merchants and Importers:   "Liquors. Cigars  and Dry Goods.     Nelson.   Vancouver.  Victoria,  and London, Rnjr  TOH>  ���.I    Importers, Wholesale Grocers and Provision  Merchants.  rOHCN    C HOT-DITCH._���&    CO.,     Nelson.  T_,EC3r-A.T_i.  DENTISTRY.  FT-.   CHHISTtK, T.. T-. 15.,  Barrister, So-  .    licitor.   Notary Public.     Sandon,   B. C,  Every Friday at, Silverto.i. tf  T..  GROOIETT, T,.  T-.   I?.,  Barrister,  .   Solicitor, Notary Public.      Sandon, 13. C  Branch Office at New Denver every Saturday  California  Wine Co.,  ������ -NELSON, B.C.  Wl-.olesnie dealers in  Choice Wines  and Fragrant  Cigars"-**5"  Our stock'is the lariiest in  Write for prices.  Kootenay.  ASLO HOTEL  Family & Commercial.  J. K. CLARK,  HOTE3LS.  Mmiuflicturiilif   .Ic^velei'.-  anil   Kngraviirs.  DR. MILLOY  ROSSLAND  Has had l.r> years experience in dental work, and  makes a specialty of G-nlri Bridge Work.  Most complete Dental Office in B. C.  rilKK MI.AND  HOUSli;,    Nalcusp,   B.   0.,  JL    provides good accommodations for travelers.  Mrs. McDouoalu;  'JiHK   AULtN-GTON  HOTEL, Slocan City,  1    is headiiuarters for .Milling and Commercial  Men.   Gktiiixo & Hrndkhson,  i     l)WKt,r,[Nfi AND TWO T.OTS in New  J\    Denver.   Apply at Tin-: I,ki>ok Office,    tf  h\  l-.iiii.r..." :!;;(-.  Sul'.'iiifr.   R.-i.ulih'.  Ki!ipr;'ss. I '..n,iii...r.\ i-.dt Ii. Swlt.i  Repnli'i.- fr.  rilANSFKUs  'l-.rida !r...i!. N--w Kr.'. ',. Win Me.id'.w-  W  A K .\d-im< t-. 'I'll.is II .yle  . A I.iiir.illi t . A   Andnrs'iii.  ptinii. .1 K Wilson and .I Davis  ii.-   Kudni,'   to   Kiiiiiire.Miin.snf  .   K-.vine;   t-.   Kmpire   Minm  A Davis.  Kl.-i-- K.  i 'a! lick-1  Alhilia. -l'i..A;l.l ,  i ��� r, K ;: Martin  Sun. all, I. i.'-i-l  BC. LU1.  H-wnldc lr. K I  I! c:. Ltd.  N'n 1, all, C No.'! tn i) liul...ia-.  beona fr, I..J W Smith to A R Wachtnniister  Silver Bow. Silver S|;ray. lioyal Ulijiper. Mountain Vlo\r. l.iv.'rp<x>l and Ijixlestar.   all..I f> (>ir-'  lyle arul F Ojnrizlu to .1 'J Wythe.  Hellau 1j, .'., U A Lemon to J \\* I^irers.  St Pnucras, ;. D..n Oonn-Iff to .1 W Liver.,.  Black I'rinci", Ida and Zola, i ��ach, S A Drake  to J W Livers.  Arc Light. |,.l .) i',<s**5' to O H Haxr��rmj,o.  F'reak, .ill. 1 K Hall f. >'< H HusoTtixan.  Virgin iua. i, W S Sic wart lo A K Ad-<m.i.  ./an Juan, t, (> I,oll.*iti.-dt ut C A Johnson.  Mornlnp; Star, Kronteiiin-. Sunrl/Vi, ami Murray  We are prepared t<j M  f(|( make up anything-in  ji| the line of Jeweler v. i  /^ sneli as rino's. jiins.  || chains, lockets, sen Is.  etc. Send ns your oM  jewelery. and we will  remodel <n- make it up  | in new aiul up-to-date  ������(j styles. We buy old  ^  ��;old and silver.  ....  Manul.-icturers of  'JiHK    'PAYSTKKAK'      BIJTT.TUNG    and  I     lot iii Sand.hi.    Address, TttK   f^KDOK. Xew  Denver.  t  PHOTOGRAPHERS  VANCOUVER and NELSON, B.C.  RELIABLE   ASSAYS  arge  And  Comfortable  Rooms  Fitted -with every modern  convenience. Special protection against fire. Rates $2.50  and $3 per day.  COCKLE & PAPWORTH,  Proprietors.  NOTICE TO  Gold..;.  Lead...    $ .50 I Gold and Silver. .$ .75   50 I Gold.silv'r, copp'r 1.50  Samples by mail receive prompt attention.  Rich Ores and Bullion Bought.  OKVKKAL  TirOUS.AN'1) ulil newspsipers, at  n   Tin-: Li-'iKiK.  1-120 Kith St., Denver. Colo.  FIENDS!  I will now sell  Solin.        Films.  Kodaks at  American prices.   Send for prices on  anything vou want.  (.). STKATHEAKN, Kaslo, H. C  %  <>n: cok'sf/c DKi'Airr-  Sh ingles  UKNT  IS   I'l'-'INi-DATK  IN   A I.I  1.   STYI.KS   AND  IMilOKS.  Fred. Irvine & Co.,  NELSON, B. C  MILLINRRY���All, THE  LATIvST STVLKS" AT  T.OWFOST   PWIC'KS.  Orders   shipped   to  all   jjsirts of the  Country.      Mill   at  head  of  ���Slocan Lake. ���  NOTICE.  C.-e-k. 1-1'  W i:.*.i1-ll t.. A Mel.' Btii'tlns.  JOHN WILLIAMS has charffe of  my books, and is authorized toeollect  accounts and give receipts.  PALMA ANGRIGNON.    I  New Denver,  B. C, Oct. 1st, 1900. | NEW  DENVER,    -    B. C.  Postoffiee address, Rosobery.  MINES  and MINING  HIS WEEK we invite the Ladies of Nelson and neighboring-  towns to call at our millinery parlors and inspect our stock of  Fall and Winter Millinery, consisting- of the latest Paris and American pattern hats, and a very superior assortment of the very latest  Hearts, Examinations and Management.  SOLK ACCENTS FOR  BUTTKRK-K PATERNS.  THE ONLY KKLfABLK.  Fred. Irvine & Co.,  NELSON, B. C.  ��    MEN'S    FURNISHINGS  A SP KG IA LTV.

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