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Array <&  ^ sss  in Time the JSiocan Count- =��  try Will :be   the Great =��  Sliver Camp on Mother H  Earth. jf  -    ^lillll!illlllJilliIllliilJlllllJllliiill!illilil#  ^SlHHIHIIIIHHIHHHilfris-  1= Job Printing at This Office  jj_ at  Prices In Harmony  ��= With    the   HeJancholy  g Condition of Silver.  ^lilllllllllillilliillliilllUliilUlillllilllUU^-   ,  Vol  III; No. 9.  NEW DENVER,  B. C,   NOVEMBER 28, 1895.  Price ��2.00 a Year.  A New Mining Centre.  Vernon is now likely to become a  , mining centre, as well as the hub of  a wonderfully fertile agricultural  country. W. J. Armstrong" and other  ..residents of Vernon, who have a mining" claim on Swan lake, seven-miles  north of Vernon, have a proposition  from a mining man of note, in England, to' bond their property and  work it for one yenr. Arrangements  are almost sure to be made. The  mine is on the wagon road between  Vernon and Larkin, and is a veritable quarry of mineral, assaying  from $3 to $13 a ton, free milling  gold. This may yet prove to be a  second. Tread well mine. Symmons  Bros, and C. F. Costerton, also of  Vernon, have located claims back of  the ��� B. X. raneh close to town that  have assayed up to $203 per ton.  Quite a number have promising pros-  ��� pects in gold. The Armstrong pro-  . perty , is  claimed' to be' practically.  (V.  inexhaustible.  NORTHERN KOOTHNAl.  ,. Captain.John Grant was .in,_ town  Wednesday.    He  seenis   very-well  pleased with the progress made on  the Maple Leaf, Illecillewaet, -where  he has been superintending operations, and has just let a contract for  200 feet of tunnelling.    A force of men  will be at work thou^'hout the winter  but their work will be confined entirely  to developement  work.    No  effort will be made to ship ore until  the proposed tramway and concentrator are put in. The captain has visited the new finds on the north fork of  the Illecillewaet recently and is very  enthusiastic about them, speaking in  the   highest terms not only - of the  mineral but also of the lay of the  country which is comparatively level-  Tney had eight horses with the party  and packed out over 203 pounds cf  samples which have been forwarded  to Vancouver for a mill test.    The  assay received heretofore from these  findsgave $5.50 in gold and over 400  oz. in silver per ton besides which  -there', is  every   indication  of very  large pre bodies,   all of which has  helj. ed to, convince the captain that  the north fork will be a great producer, probably  the greatest in the  ���.country';:'  E. T. Kinman came in from Trout  I Lake Thursday. He * has been at  work on the American, of which he  is one of the owners, and will put in  the winter, there. They will work  six or eight men all winter and expect to have the distinction of being  fi st to ship ore from the Trout lake  district.   They will commence ship  ping as soon as the weather permits  of rawinding over the trail recently  completed, and count on delivering  from 80 to 100 tons at Tacoma this  winter.    The ore of the American, at  present prices is worth about $110 per  tori.     Mr.', Kinman   disposed   of, a  quarter interest in the American to  Abrahamson Bros, yesterday. He  will return almost immediately with  rawhides, ore sacks and several tons  of supplies for the7 winter's, work.  , Andy Parks and J. D. Sibbald returned from the- Bend Wednesday  evening. Bedrock^ had not been  reached when they left the Park  mine last Sunday and there is a probability that work will be. suspended  for the winter as no provision has  been made for winter working and  the frost is beginning to interfere with  the operations.     v ''    ,  Tom   Downs and Charlie YHolden  came up from Trout Lake-this week.  transfer of the Silver Cup. This is  one of the highest grade propositions  in the ' Trout- Lake district. Win.  Dixon has been examining" the claim  for the pros^<^t^^^t^h^et,*^l^fe? i^techering". was completed.  said-to le Dan McGiilivray"  Every one who comes up from  Trout Lake is enthusiastic about the  prospects of the camp. . They look  for a rush in there next summer and  feel confident it will occur. Claim  owners are doing more work on their  properties than at any time previously.  Home's boat returned from the  bend to-day. It will start for Trout  lake Monday with six tons of supplies.  Howe and Anderson have got their  supplies up and started work on the  Gold Yam, Carnes creek.���Mail.  1884, when Mr. Wheeler and Henry  Tobias, his companion, first arrived  on Kootenay lake and camped at the  Warm Springs, now called Ainsworth.  After looking over the country they  decided it was a healthy place to  prospect for mineral. Accordingly  they returned by. row boat to Dave  McLaughlan's, on Kootenay river,  where they had left theiranain store  of supplies and outfit. While rowing  up the Kootenay they were attracted  by the wild cries of an Jndian.  Rounding a bend, they came in sight  of a Siwash in a canoe who was circling around a black bear in the water,  and at the same time giving vent to  terrible yells. Soon another Indian  in a canoe came in sight from up the  river, he like his brother Siwash,  circled around bruin. Finallylndian  no. one drew so near the bear he  could reach him with his paddle,  raising the same he brought the sharp  MINING NOTE'S.  /;'  Happening's   of   Interest   Among  Treasure Vaults.  the  It is'said, that they are. negotiating a. edge down with great force across  the small of-the animal's back, com-  pletel_/ disabling him, then the Siwash "took the bear by the, head  towed him ashore where the work of  A STORY OF TWO BEARS.  A W. Wheeler, a piominent miner  of Ainsworth, on Kootenay lake, is  undoubtedly the oldest white resident  in this section of British Columbia.  That is one of the pioneers who have  remained here continually since first  setting foot in tins portion  of Her  Majesty's domain.  Naturally AI. is a veritable mine of  old time reminiscences, buthis innate  modesty prevents him from giving  utterance to his experiences, when  the bulk of the population of thi*  country was the noble Siwash. ���  Recently a scribe, who occasionally  pencils a line for The Ledge, happened to be in Ainsworth arid to him  AL related two, bear stories which  came under his observation, and as  they are a little outside the bounds Of  such yarns they are hereby given  publicity.  It was about the middle cf June,  A year or so later Mr.   Wheeler  and Alex. McLeod also now a resident of Ainsworth, were working on  Patolea claim and had   "Skeokuni  I*ete," since then killed by his brother, and another Siwash helping them  one day Pete asked a lay off so as to  go hunting.  His request was granted  as the camp was out of fresh meat.  Mr. Wheeler furnished him with a  modern Winchester for the trip.  Late  (that night Pete returned.   He   had  nothing to say to his white brother  but kept up a   pow-wow   with   his  dusky  companion.     The  following  morning Pete stated he had killed a  monster bear which would require  the entire force of four men to bring  to camp.   Mr. Wheeler examined the  gun and counied the cartridges and  found that not a shot had been fired  from the weapon.    However he went  with the others and found a huge  bear lying dead on a rocky knoll.  We questioned as to how he had killed the animal,   Pe;e stated  he had  came upon bruin while he was asleep.  Picking up a club lie hit it a tarrific  whack over the head breaking the  club, the bear; opened his jaws and  started for the Indian when Pete jab  bed the jagged end or the stick in  the bears mouth, down his throat and  ruptured   his juglar, causing him to  bleed to death.  Miss Adair has gone to Sandon and  will remain a few weeks.  A report has been circulated during the past few days that the 'Kaslo  & Slocan Ra il way have bought the  Silverton town site and have decided  fo extend the road to that point.  _ The Dardanelles are shipping, ore  to the Everett smelter.  The Last Chance is making pre-;  paration for stoping ore.  The Monitor winter quarters are  now finished and mining commenced.  Raymond King has now control of  the Slocan Star mine and concentrator boarding houses.   -  Crown grant for mineral tf aim  Loudouinhas been received! byTfehe  proprietors, Harris and Sproat, upon  which most of Sandon is built.        - V,y -  The Slocan Star is working 30 men:\;  and:sMpumgLa_-car a day. Thisrainef v��  will ship 10,000 tons next year: ./-  The Mountain Chief is actively en>] y  gaged, and the blasting can be heard"-.;  very distinctly in New Denver.        ] *  TheKalispell mine on the Lemon \  creek divide, will work this winter   ,  and  it is also expected that some  work will be done on some of the   ���  -otherclaimsjii thegroup. ,v'   ���__. '  ,   About .'30 tons of��� ore have been  shipped from t-ie Lucky Jim during  the   past summer.    Forty feet of a  tunnel has1 been drilled,  and there,  is now 500 feet of work done.    The  owners purpose working ail winter.  Some of the men employed on the  Dead man have been laid off as the  ore-house is filled with ore and is  awaitine: snow for shipment. The  force will be increased now that the "  desired snow has come.  The loys from the Exchange mine  were in tow.i this week and report a ���  splendid showing in the mine, the :  pay streak has enlarged considerably  and they intend shipping 2C0 sicks of  ore as soon as possible. A trial shipment along with the Howard Fraction  will be made on today's boat."  The S. S. W. Hunter went down to  Slocan City to:]ay, her cargo consist ���  ing principally of winter supplies for  the Enterp.-ise en ten mile creek.  The turkey-dinner given Thanksgiving night by New Denver Ladies'  Aid   proved not  only, enjoyable but  successful from every point of view.  There being no program provide'ei for  the occ:is;oh but that of a few instrumental pieces accompanied by the  clash of dishes and the out "spoken enjoymentof the guests,  there ensued  after din liei' a very pleasant social  chat in which all heartily indulged.  Dispite the large number in attendance the re was a large quantities cf  good things lefc and a ten cent supper was given on Saturday night.  At -;his,   one gentleman thought to  assist, and, with Thursday's dinner  fresh in mind, appeared with a half-  gallon cup and sauce to match  Affcer  a goodly number partook of the tea  live-m inute.speeches were given, the  the subjeCuS being chosen by draw*  ing,  an   interesting  and  profitable  evening was spent.  i,   **  ' r\  '/I  1 ���"...-"/'-    'I..,-  ���-'   .-'   ; ;!    Y.  1 >   -���   ,"'    i"ti.  ���   ���.,-'���','-.. --.->,sr;?5  , > .--���-!:<��� - <(**  <*   . f-11   * vis  '^y-ciym  �������� yfYy'M  1   ",'Y-^yM  ��� ���; ���'*, ?^?  ���. \. y:Hc  ���������: ��� t  1   'Y:&,  r   \       f  ^  ? <UMUMWWIMft  "'""piMTviffMHih Tmwu jfiiwyi ,��� ���lMJ-.V^JlL^���ltffitfBB5eaggsaaitsa:  Wi ft ifcj.-waiw�� ,m _-.�����  #  TMrd Year.  3 LEDGE,  CU����ll IV AI.EXi; NUGGETS  Prosp_et��<l   iav thi> iSonofii o�� Former  Llesi:leiits oi" tliiit 'Lamp.  WALLACE.  James Maiming of Mullan died at  the Sisters' hospital.  li. L. Chamberlain of Oobnrn, has  been seriously ill lor several weeks  with a complication of dlsoaesofi.  Two men tried to burglarize Geo.  _\IcKinniss, ol Kellogg, Sunday night  T. L. Mooers nipped the project in  the bud. .  The Equal Snfferage club gnvc an  intercbting'entertainment at tlie Carter house Friday night in honor ofr.hc  80th birthday ' of Elizabeth . Cadv  Stanton.  Fred Harris agent of the Rand  Drill company of Butte, Montana was  interviewing'' our mining men this  week in the interests of the firm  which' he represents  WAT3DXI5R."  Mrs. W. F. Ooddard went to  Spokane on Tuesday.  ' D, R.' Cameron returned from a  visit, to Spokane Monday.  Our doctors report considerable  sickness among our eitzens.  Mr. Geo H. Trumble has aboutrc:  covered from his late illness.  Major Lockman of Wallace w��s  among our Wallace visitors ' this  week.  Andrew Coddard, after a lengthen  ed absence, has returned to Wardner  T. N. Barnard .he photoprapher  of Wallace was in Wardner on  Thursday.  The las!; Chance Mining Company  has received a number of ora cars of  extra large size.  The well known machinist Mennn  Unzicker of Helena, Mont,   has" been.  * in town during the week.  William Heath's new two-story  building opposite the Spokane hotel  is Hearing completion.  J. C. Allen representing the  Sookano Chronicle was doing the  town in the interest of his paper this  week.  W. N. Morphy has returned irom  the county seat'where he has been in  attendance on the District Court.  Geo. Bitner has returned fVem his  fishing and hunting trips and looks  as if lie enjoyed his outing very much  "The Kidd" saloon was opened on  Wednesday night by Geo. 15. Kidd  in the Weber building opposite the  green grocery.  The; Bunker Hill tram way was  stopped for two or three ".clays.' -this  week for. repairs. A section of new;  cablcwas put in'overthe town.  Editor Langrishc has hmn 'con(in-,|  eofto his room. for. the past. week. |  He is now., 'much improved and: ex->  peats t> be-^ble to be-out again soon. !  F.-A.'"Stephens of Osburiv.-was'.'in  town Thursday peddling ducks, y He  raised 150 ducks this year at a cost of  SI apiece. He was selling them at  75';cehts apiece.  Mrs. Geo. W. Harris, wire of our  postmaster has been appointed to the  position of assistant, postmaster and  has become qui.��e an adept at ..-the  general delivery window.  The three Frue concentrators recently purchased by the Last Chance  Company iVr.iu the Fay Temple son  Company are about in place, and will  soon be at work on Last Chance ore.  ' The Stemwinder tramway was.  started up the first of the week. The  leasers report good' ore' and expect to  make a good clean up. 0. K.  Bauiiile lias the contract for running  the ore through the concentrator.  S. G. Ilerrington of Mo., a brother  of our present physician J. J. Herr-  ington and also of our county coroner  . W. F. Herrington of Wallace, -arrived last Saturday.' He will more than  likely remain in our town.  John L. Smith has been very busy  tais week receiving the stock and  .fixtures _ for his new and comodious  <a!oon adjoining the Spokane hotel.  The'Brunswick-Blake Coliendar Co  of Chicago furnished the complete  outfit and it is the finest in Wardner.  Jack will be ready for business in a  ,very few days. ���    ,-   >  i.County -commissioner; James Lyle  and two other Wardnerites have returned "from a hunting and fishing,  trio up on Fine creek. They succeeded in killing a blacktaihdeer,' a  bobtail cat and a few rabbits. Miv  Lyle. reports finding a cedar tree on  tlie head waters ofEine creek which  measured sixteen feet accross the  stump.       ' '  Oil  T* 1  3-_> JA  1  507, fl'JO. oil & ��13*IlASTiS'GS St.,  VANCOUVER.'  DE.VL.EBS IX: ,  Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums, WnKtow" Shades  Bedding Supplies, etc., etc.  Send for our Illustrated Catalogue.  STIONEER  and  COMMISSION"  AGENT.  l\AOLU  ... d U .O. I      it ��z U_Li JL V JD LP.  A CHOICE STOCK OFDRY GOODS,  ;:';MILLINERY::.|','.;  Ladies and-Gentlemen's. , ���'' ���: ;  := Y Wearing Apparel.  All goods sold at Eastern Prices.  '���'"��� : '   ���'   ;Y'' .. .      ..���'.''.'���-���'     '������'.'���������    '.���:', .\.  Coin's in and.se'&.-the Goods..,  Y \ ,";i > Y-* 'Y,'"   '   ���y?S-   A-Ylyt    ������*. $ i''>" ' ���',     ��     W  y .. new;demvier.  Mining Broker,  I  MHpi/ 11  ililjil r  Sandon, 8. C.  plication for  License  .iii  TbOOTB ami S1m��3 iu.kIu lu ovdvr.   First-i-in*-.  work.   LiiiJ.Tlal O.iirior iVi*c f.hcus.   ]"r��;n.h  Gosil-i ft;;c:"ially i.da);lo.l Jor Minors?' r.j;<lPio.rv ic  t jr.V ������?��.   C�� (iojI���; v,':a'i auifid not lo ri�� for unc year  VTOTICK is herohy given tluat thirty (kys aficr  1\ dA.' 1 ' fill-111 n\iLdy lo *��c (ruJfl C'Jinuu--  Mbncr icr a Licjiivj to s<ill spii'it^u.3 lkiuors at  Sj.(i(ti>u, B.C.  JOHN BUCKLEY:  Sandon,'B.C.,'Nov. 7,189.". '     '  THE GRANTrlOUSE  Seinclox!   j3. O-:  J'  Jcswza yiaraiat  1   OTM  team ^SsssS'  wassra a     w a  SANDON.    '   ���  Dealer In Tobaccos,  Cigars asid Fruits*"  Lodging >K6onis in  connection.  p OOD Moate and comfovlab'.o rooms m-ike tlii^  *J   llotoi a pleasant place iur travelers to xLjd ut  AECHIE GRANT, Prop  U  w '  . . FOR . .  st-Class 1  Iry.  Ji2_ ��  13  l'S  CU IKl  a Specialty ^  '5  Proprietor.  liii  ���JV  S .3  N  KAtSLO CITY,  B.C  ��� The only practical Watchmaker in  the Kootenay "District. Orders by  mail receive projiipt attention?    '  ALL WORK ��� GUARANTEED  1  ,'i p.SPti  HAVE  OPENED AT  ��29 jS3* ii ^MWili  a  With, a Com^lote  Stock of Gents' FiiFiiisliiiigls  53^5.  Hats, Csros. Boots & Shoes, Etc,  .^*Np  ��ncaSQOf_Qga__scscKi  SS23ES3H3ffirSa  lm��:: Owners should get Friees.:from:  CESSliiS 8ISe.WlitJ.i8-  '����--��� Third Year  THE   LEDGE.  ODD TALKS AVITH OLD TIMERS.  By Cahiboo in the Province.  We were telling stories in which  the late Sir Matthew Bailey Begbie  figured when cut short no doubt to  make room lor the many more good  things which had to find a place in  The Province of October 2(>th.  But enough of story telling.    Let  us now take up our talk where wc  left off.   It brought us to the year  18(8 and left us at Barkerville, not  much of a place at th�� time, as we  Pave seen.    Up to this date the more  ai dent spirits had pushed their way  in and for the hardship they endured as the pioneers of tlie country very  manv  cf them  had a good pile to  -.how.    In the following year,  1804,  came the big rush when the country  was fairly inundated by all sorts and  conditions of men���especially conditions.    Men who had had any ex}.er  ience- in mining came fanly  well  prepared, but they were in the great  minority.     Such   wild  stories ��� had  gone abroad as to the  richness of the  country that an idea appeared to prevail that all one  had to do was to  come in and help himself  to gold.  That inordinate influx, I am convinced, has done more than anything else  to retard the development of Kootenay and Cariboo.    Men who could  not -and l would not bt a success anywhere  flocked "in   ai d   wheni  they  failed to find if the veritable Eldorado  thev had pictured to themselves they  ��� cleared out again to give the Balloon  "Country the worst name they could  conceive    ���  ��-    Hundreds,, of  these fellows   came  into tlie. country penniless, doubtless  in the  hope of finding employment  blood stains. I could then Mieve.  his stow for I have seen horses in a  "train stampede when attacked  i ,  *.- Arrcr    rmp    AVIIO    liaS  places   along  the  route-places  at  rack train stampede when a��ac, eu  ^�� f���^ m,^t be effeotuallj  by theee pests    ��\���*���X atmcked by robbers-and at the*  followed a train in that country, in  the warm season muss have noticed  how the poor horses, hungry and  fatigued though they be, will gather  round the camp fire, their instinct  teaching: thun that the smoke will  keep off the little pests. The poor  fellow to whom I allude soon afterwards developed into a good miner���  and a successful one at that.  A christening, I need scarcely sa?>,  was a rare ceremony in Cariboo in  the Pioneer Hall,  Broad Street, any  tended  for   our  camp disappeared  day.   There were a few dangerous gradually but surely from before the  "-   ~,<���   of parson and those of us who Jiad the  curiosity to watch him operate.    He  was not invited to  breakfast  next  morning.     We  afterwards  learned  that  whenever and   wherever this  gentleman took a meal in Cariboo, or  Kootenay   he  was  charged double  fare.   The story is told of him that on  one  occasion   having been   served  with his double allowance he called  attacked by robbers--and at these  the men dismounted and walked behind their horses. Their instructions  were in case of attack to shoot the  brutes and fight for the gold. But  the emergency never arose. Individuals or small parties of miners  were frequently attacked and robbed  were frequently attacked and robbcci wiui uu> uuuW1J ���.   and in too many instances murdered for a lew more beans,  "just to finish  "   *TT ���** w "H'^wp with the bacon," and then   " a little  Mill    111   l \J\J   tixtx S      *.,^-.-~-   for their gold. 'Hence it was that we  were fond of company in our travels  through Cariboo.'  We were always  the  early   da vs.     There   were  no expecting to be surprised by one or  children'there" to be christened, ex- other of the murderous band who fre-  cept, indeed, those of the��� aborigines, '^"^nted the country about this time  -  .-. __. ���4. 4.1^ fhiYf* knew nothing  but when it offered  they  could  not  work.   It was  "every man for himself and the Lord for us all" then; so  that the stranger in  a strange land,  while he might meet *vith sympathy,  ���cjuld not relv on-practical help.' l_.no  scenes in Victoria during tins period  have already  been  described in our  "talks" by'old timers who were eye  witnesses. ' I was up couhtry  at tne  time,   but if they were wo.-se  here (  than thev were  up there it would be j  impossible   to   exaggerate.    1   have"  s'��en scores of men c< me into Bar Iberville dead broke and so thoroughly  done u]) bv their long tramp as to be  practically unfit for any class or work,  cept, mueeu, mu^ ^ v..^ ..._   ,,  and they at the time knew nothing  of the advantages or benefits of' a  godfather or godmother. , But we had j  a christening without a child.    The j  ceremony���was performed by the late  Kev. Mr, Evans one bright Sunday  morning in August, ��� 1864, in the presence  oi a large and distinguished  crowd.     And as .if to  insure  that  everything  was done ��� according ' to  law the late Sir Matthew Bailey Begbie,   Judge Cox and Jud<?.e  Reilly  were present. ��� All t he; miners :b�� the  district gathered round, and with due  solemnity the parson named Cameron-  town, in deference to the wishes of  "the people " and the poor fellow we  used   to  call  Millionaire  Cameron.  There was prayer, the singing of a  hymn or two, and a nice little sermon.    Service   over we proceed to  drink  the   health of Camerontown.  If the liberality and enthusiasm dis:  played on  that occasion  could have  made'the place anything like what  we wished for,  Camerontown would  long since have been the most popul  Z?and prosperous city  m ;the l��.o;  .vjnee. Oh. what a time we had !  The following morning some of the)  boys were looking for a shoe-horn-to  get their caps on. The" next time I  iriet the parson was at the laying of  the foundation stone of the old church  at the corner of Broad and Pandora  Streets, lately occupied by the Salvation Army.  In the same year (18G4) the first  two white women that ever put foot  in Barker ville came there. .They  were Mi s. Cameron,   whose husband  quented the country about this time,  and always tried to be prepared for  an attack. Of course there was a  good deal of unnecessary fear entertained all strangers being eyed with  suspicion.. .  I remember on one occasion when  coming down' to' Yale getting quite a  respectable fright.. We bad camped  for the night and had just completed  our evening, meal when we heard  what sounded like an army of desperadoes approach. Every" man of  us was up in arms. The spokesman  of ��� the approaching party advanced  and announced himself as the Rev.  Mr.   S .   He  requested   that he  might be,allowed to camp on the  same ground and seeing there was J  no apparent cause 'for'alarm we consented aiid tried to make the. visitors  as' comfortable as possible. . One of  our party,suggested  to the new,comers' that they need not build a fire as  ours was going!,' and while the others  were unpacking invited the parson to  help himself to a meal which we had  partially  prepared   in. view   of an  early start the next morning. - There  was a large pan "of bacon and beans  in view and these the Rev.   gentleman' attacked with wonderful' vigor.  Now 'tis a /well-established fact that  the braciffg'air of the mountain's has  an appetising effect upon most people,  but  we never until  this particular  occasion had any thin sr like a correct  conception of the powers of the air  upjn a man's appetite.   The mess in  with the bacon," and then " a little  more bacon to finish the beans," and  again beans for the bacon and bacon  for the beans. At last the boarding-  house keeper suggested, "now, parson, you must make up your mind  which you will have���the bacon or  the beans'the beans or the bacon.  You will never get through if you  don't." History does not record the  decision of the gentleman with the  appetite., ,    -  IDEISTTIST  KASLO,  B.G.  , Graduate of American College of Dental Surgery  Chicago.  ' Office: Over Bycrs' Hardware store.  n  (FORM F.)     ���  Notice of Application for  Illlffl'Oiiilllll  " TWIN LAKES " MINERAL C*LABL   .  Slocan Dtvipiox, Wkst Kootenai DjsxiriCT.  Loca'ikd in uiik Twin'Lakes Basin:  rpAKE NOTICE that I, Herbert T. -Twigs,  1 I'^'cnt for The Alamo Mining Co., Ltd.,  miner's certitic* to No. (JOfiSf). intend, sixty dav a  ironi the date hereof, to"apply to the GolllCoin-  miSfiuner for a cortUicate oi" improvements,, for  the purpose of obiv.hmuj a Crown Grant of the  above- claim.  And  further tr.lro notice that a river?�� claims  must  be font to  the (Void  Commissioner  and  action commenced hciore issuance of such certiiieate of improvements.  Datcl this 11th Gay of November, 1835  much  a  boarding  house at Uichlield,  less the arduous work ot a  m'ner. What did we do with them t  Well, - wha t cou Id we do ? T<> feed a 11  hungry tramps, when every thing one  consumed  cost $1 per pound, was a  degree of philanthropy to AWi:chiione o ,   of as could well aspire. Yet to let T tihinL it^v.-s in this yeaival.o tlb a  t'io.Fe 1 oor devils die of starvation we :b,anch of the Bank d Biitisn Colnin-  ���couid not. A sip here and a bite |bia and another of the Bank of British  there ke> t tlu-m alive unt.l they were  and Mrs. Lawless. The .latter was  an old lady, about sixty years oi age,  when she joined us. 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Ho was m ty  pearance t��.e morit l-Uiilect typo ot a  rowdv oi* lowest grade of tramp; tha,t  one c:)uld well, conceive-ta^ercd  clothes, almost shoeless, and a beauti-  were established uv  Dealers  M pa r of black eyes.    J.  i'lix i.e.. v v,.  v.��� .. . #.. iere were  also traces of blood on his lace. I felt.  inclined to order him off-, Imt one of  the bo\s more charitably disposed  lisindi d th6 stranger a cak'ife' and pro-)  ceeded to question him. The fellow, '  ���$��� tt.r all, was not as bad as he lopked-Y  .;e tiad slept the previous night, l*e  explained to us, near a swamp and  the moscpiitos had almost eaten him  ���jalivcv'' ^ Hence the black  eyes and  I Mur.h America  Barker ville.  The banks, as may be supposed,  were not substantia My or-elaborately  built.    They  were   wooden  shacks,  I but the. amount of gold thev handled  that vear is scarcely exceeded by a  twelve month's transactions in the  Victoria headquarters of to-day.  There we;e no abscondi ig bank  clerks���one man  in each bank did  I the work of manager, telier, cashier,  etc , eoO-I There were, however, too.  many. people  iiiterest-e.<l in  the co:>  'Cerns to give  a  burglar any  show.  The Go!cl Escort cons^ted of tvv'elve  .in.6u.iited men  well armed and fourteen hdrses.    By these the precious  metal was carried ; to the ,coast, each  man being in charge of'2GO pounds of  gold.    It was carried, in brass can  nisters encased in ieath.e'r.    A couple  of the oriirinal  bags may be seen in  iJLit  B,  ���)*�����* wr-  WATER  STREE  .VAHG^tiVER, f, C  o  'Ss  "E liandie  Drlecl Fruits, Fcezk   FmttB, Batter, Egg  V   Glieese, Bacon, Hamv I^rd and Canned Good^  And boll to the Trade Only. nWWlOTHWj  V    i  Third Year  THE   LEDGE.  ��.  ��he  ��et*$s>  .  Published every Thursday.  T.   LOWEBV,   editor   and  FINANCIER.  SUBSCRIPTION1- RATES:  .00  Transient Advertising, 25 cents i>er line first in  *ertioii, 10 cents i��er line subsequent insertions,  nonpareil measurement.  TO CONTRIBUTORS.  Emerson CoatsworMi, M.P.,   East Toronto; R. A. Pyne,   Registrar of the  College of Physicions, and. Surgeons,  Toronto; D. L. *Lwckerby,-" wholesale  grocer,   Montreal;   W.   B.  Stevens  manager of the Western Trust and  Loan Company, Montreal; Benjamin  Douglas, Westminster; A. Williams,  M.P.P.; J.  Macquillan,   manager of  the Dominion  Building Association,  Vancouver, and many other leading  Canadians.    The   mining   boom   is  practically on here and the object of  the company is patriotic as well as  industrial,   and all possible will be  HOT  SAflDOH, B.C.  This hotel is now ready toaccom  modate the rush to Sandon.  The bar is finished with antique  cedar bark, and present-* an appearance seldom seen.  II you are hungry, thirsty or  weary roll in and vou can have the  best in the house for a reasonable  moneta rv consideration.  Correspondence from every part of the Kootenay  District and communications upon live topics  always acceptable!    Write, on both sides of the  paper if you wish.   Ahvays send something good, j dcme t0,preverit   American capitalist,  no matter how crude.   Get your copy in while it r r  is hot. and we will do th��; rest. .      corralling the best mining properties  in the Province. Commissions .from  eastern capitalists'have already been  obtained to acquire suitable mining  properties. - ,  .,- *  MARKIED.  THURSDAY, -NOVEMBER 26, 1895.  C-iristmas is about due, and it  promises to be a time of great joy in  the Slocan this year.  Thanksgiving Day was generally  observed in the district, and its advent is marked by turkey feathers in  many a back-yard. ^  v We have received a stock of fine  cuts and when the holiday season: is*  past we intend to use them' in illus  trating some of the startling events  in the Slocan.  The Prospector at Rossland has improved since R. W., Northey bought  an interest. He does most .of *.the  writing, and evidently uses Pratt as  a paper weight to hold down light  editorials.  Wolff���Thompson���At New Denver,  ,. B.a, November 23rd, , 1895,. by  Rev. Father Peytavin, Julius  Wolff, only surviving son of the  late J., A. Wolff, Esq., Chief  Justice of the court of, assizes  for Rhenish, Prussia-Germany,  Knight of the Red Eagle, to  ��� Annie Thompson, "fourth daughter of the late Charles Thompson/,  Esq., London, England.  'Mo6he'&.-bllaci{.  N.  P. MOORE. Pi-es  R. McFERRAN, Sec v  The Kaslo & Slocan is being operated by the company who own it. It is  a well-built road and will prove a  bonanza to its owners. With two  railroads to compete for freight the  mine owners ought to be able to make  money faster than we do. .  Edwin Hall Warner contributed a  pretty story of Mexican life to the  latest Argonaut, entitled, "TheoTor-  tures of Doubt," and tells of a poor  Mexican flower-seller's jealousy of an  Ameriean fine lady. Mr. Warner  has a happy faculty ol making the  actors in his tales seem very real,  and his pictures of Spanish-American  life are full of quaint and picturesque  scenes.  oseberyHote  CONCENTRATOR, THREE FORKS, B. C.  Mining    and      Miners'    Supplies  .   nr�� Hay and Grain in Gar Lots to the Trade.,  o  THREE FORKS.  SILVERTON  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.  %/fe,-%,-  J. T. NAULT,  Proprietor.  HTjrNTTEIR. Sa XvloKII3Sr3Sr03Sr*  .     ���' ��� ; * ,        /       > ��� -        ��� . , i-  : o  Dealers in:  Groceries, Provisions,   Dry  Goods*  "  and /lining Supplies.  ���THE:  New Canadian Enterxrrlse.  The Dominion Developing and Miming Company has been chartered,  with headquarters in Vancouver.  Though the prospectus is not yet out  numerous shares have been subscribed for. The officers are Jonathan  Miller postmaster, president; Dr.  Milne, Victoria, vice-president; J. J.  Banneld,: secretary. The object of  the company, iivhich is purely Canadian, : is to X ehcbiifag-e Eastern Can  adian capital ^invest in the mines  of the JErov^ice^ y J. J. Banneld goes  east shortly to complete -arrange-;  ments.' -��kmoh& the; directors are  siecisis  New Denver.  Assay Price List  ice  THREE FORKS,  s wool  C old, Silver, or Lead, each   (���:. -Id, Silver and Lead, combined   G Id and Silver. :   Silver and Lead;.    Y��. inx.'r (by Electrolysis) '.'..,..  Gold, Silver, Copper and Lead...........  Gold and Copiver   :Y '.ver and Copper.   Gold, Silver and. Copper...... ;......  i 'S-i'v-iiivn  I - .I..I.AI*!! ..........................      ..'.....  ��� ���* v.ivrv  iruii or Uia-l.urrmese. .,.'...'....;:...'..,   Lime, Magnesium, Barium, Silica, Sulphur, each..... ..i.1..................  Bismuth, Tin, Cobalt, Nickel, Antimony,  Zinc, and Arsenic, each........;.���  Coal (Fixed Carbon', Volatile Matter, Ash,  and percentage  of Coke, if Coking  Terms:' |Casli With. Sample.  June 20th. 1895.  FRANK DICK,  Assayer and Analy  U.50  8 o:>  2 00  a oo  _ 09  4 00  2 50  2 50  3 00  5 00  2 .00  2 00  2 00  4 00  4 00  SlP  BATHS ALREADY IN: OPERATION.  THE LEhGE  JU�� Third Year  THE LEDGE.  THREE FORKS.  C. M.^ Wilson has removed his assay  office from Three Forks to Sandon.  A dance will be given at the Mind's Exchange, Three Forks on Xmas.  eve.  J. B. Wilson will close his Three  Forks store and concentrate his business in Kaslo.  SANDON.  -   Beds are scarce.  Colonel Coy is running a restaurant  here.  Spencer's dance was a great success.     - ( - ���  ���'���  The railroads are disputing over,  property here.  Moore & Black received their  license last week.  Several Nakusp people took in the  celebration last week.     !  Macdohald Bros:. will open their  hotel about December 15.,  John Buckley will open the Clifton  about the middle of next month.,  Hunter & McKinnon's new store is  being pushed forward. They how  own three stores in theSloeaih   ,  Paul Brodlegen of the Slocan Star  paid the Doctor a visit yesterday and  had a .dangerous piece of steel removed from his eye.  Frank Griffeth,' of the Enterprise,  is being treated for extensive charbon  on the rig??t hand. He will probably  soon be able to resume work.  Joe Fountain came in from the  Alamo last week suffering with a  slight attack of Pluro-pneumonia, but  has left completely recovered.  Dan McDonald of the Robert E. Lee  suffering from insomnia spent a few  days at the hospital, but was soon  able' to go on his way rejoicing.  H.   T.   TWIGG,  y.   - *  NEW DENVER. B. C.Y  " / f . t  Provincial  Land Surveyor. ,  MINERAL Claims, Mines, ;Timber Limits, etc.,  < surveyed.  B. KERR.  HOSPITAL ITEMS.  The condition of A: J: Gaebel is not  improving as rapidly as eouhTbetle-  sired, although no s uious change is  apprehended.  The condition of Peter Kindel, of  the Slocan Star, has considerably improved in the last few days, his prospects ot recovery are much brighter.  Wm. Bennett, of the Slocan Star,  is laid up with mountain fever complicated with pneumonia, his condition  is not unfavorable and it is hoped  that he will be convalescent in a few  days.  Archie Cooper, of Sandon, was  brought in on Sunday last suffering  from a stroke of complete paralysis  of the right half of his body, his condition has so far remained unchanged, but hopes are enterained of his  recovery.  W. Merkley of this town had the  misfortune to have one of his fingers  badly smashed by a falling rock in  the Curric mine. The injured member was dressed on Sunday last, and  is hoped that amputation will be  unnecessary.  The hospital, on Saturday last was  the scene pf a festive gathermg, the  occasion being the marriage of Miss  Anna; Thompson to Mr. Julius Wolff,  "both of the hospital staff. The Rev.  Father Peytayin officiated and Dr.  Brouse presided at the breakfast,  which though perforce quiet was a  thoroughly enjoyable function. yThe  convalescent patients also, had' the  pleasure of drinking to the health of  the happy ccuple.  BARRISTER.  OOLICITOR and Notary Public.  New Denver, B. C  M. W. BRUNERrM. B.,  Physician and Surgeon,  Three Forks, .    -      B.C.  A FULL Line of Drugs and Prescription Remedies ke:>t on hand.  MRS. J. H. WERELEY,  New Denver. B. C;  HAS in stock Millinery, Hosiery, Ladies' Under  wear. Dress Goods, etc f        -^ ���  A large quantity of House Lining at very low  prices.  .   Call and inspect the Stock.  HOWARD WEST  .    Assoc. R. S. AI., London, Eng.  irarW DENVER,, s.o.  Assayer and   Mineralogist.  ��_TPrompt return on all samples.  Is issued at New Denver, B. C., on Thursday*  Wet weather, snow slides, hard, times, or the  sheriff .never   hinders its  publication.,   It,  comes put just the same.  n',  J    f"   J     iA*���~  " "i ���&-.:,  THREE FORKS,  CONTAINS 20 ROOMS - -  ���: AND has:���  EVERY ACCOMODATION  ���:FOR THE:-~-  ���TRAVELING PUBLIC.������-  Does not dream of making a million out of it,  hut he expects to get a luxurious living. In  order to do this it is necessary to have cashable material, arid the world at large is cor-  dially invited to dig up enough money to pay  for an annual interest. To accommodate the  public we do  ������M  Y^:::,;v  Rates, $1 50 to $2 a Day  -&*&&���  At prices that do ; not discord with the despondent price of silver. / ���zzzste  Third Sear  THE LEDGE.  FIGHTING FOR SPOKANE.  J     !*   .(,  J    V  1   v'  ���A'-:.'  Notwithstanding all that has been  paid to the contrary the Spokane  Spokesman-Review is still of opini n  ,. that Spokane must and  will remain  the supply point for West Kootenay.  T In referring to the subject it says:  "Several contestants in British Columbia are fighting for a part of t he  trade of the Kootenay, Revelstoke,  Vancouver, Victoria and Nelson.  The   visit  of the British Columbia  board of trade to the Kootenay was  for the express purpose oi establishing, trade relation*. It will be  difficult for Victoria or Vanco uver to  wrest the trade from Spokane. Many  articles both in dry goods and groceries must be purchased in the  United States, pay . a duty, then be  1 shipped to the coast and back, again  to Kootenay; while Spokane,, right  under the border and only a short  distance from the scene of greatest  activity in British Columbia, can successfully compete with the Vancouver  merchant. Spokane is alright and  will continue to sell goods at Boss-  land,, Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks  and other points within easy reach.  considered as good as the former one  The London Chronicle IpuI long  articles on the exhibition, showing  the advantages of these vehicles; and  urging their adoption in England.   -  R. S. WILSON,  ���THE -  w.  WHOLESALE  Books, Paper, Stationery, and  Office Supplies.  Wall   Paper  a   Specialty  Great Eastern Block.  SPOKANE, WASH.  THE HORSELESS CARRIAGE.  The town of Tunbridge Wells was  all   excitement on   the   appearance  there of horseless carriages and motor  tricycles which were-.exhibited at the  fair    ground   last   month.     Large  crowds came to the town to witness  an   exhibition which will   help   to  mark another step in the progress of  civilization  from .every  side.    The  signs  are  coming  that   the   days,  of the   horse's   usefulness   are   fast  passing away.   Sir David Solomon  appeared   in   a   horseless  carriage,  known  as  a   "vis-a-vis."     It was  covered with morocco with a removable hood.    The motor  was behind,  the driver sat on the back seat steering and governing being effected by  means of a handle bar as on a bicycle.  This regulated the speed,   etc.    Another handle was used to back it.  On a stop the carriage was stationary  yet  the motor continued   to work.  The motor is �� of h.p..   It can travel  on a good road at 20 miles per hour,  and average 12.    It carries enough  benzine to run it 203 miles.   It weighs  1,200 pounds on the road.    Another  much larger carriage was exhibited  to carry a heavy load at a slower  speed, also a barouche with a  petroleum motor on small wheels in front.  Great interest was taken in the tricycles, of which several were exhibited.  One worked with a petroleum motor  ignited   by  an   electric   spark.    It  weighed   90  pounds,   and behaved  successfully.     It   is  regulated    by  handles, the pedals being necessary  for starting, but while in motion they  are not used.    A speed of 30 miles an  hour  can  be   maintained   on  good  roads.   Another was exhibited of �� of  one h p.   It ran by mineral naphtha.  It alsp made good time,  but was not  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 a in  Leaves Nelson for Pilot.Bay, Ainsworth , and  Kaslo uii Mondays; Wednesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays, at 31> m; Tuesdays and Fridays at 6 pm  Clos?e connection is thus made between lake  point* and all incoming- and outgoing trains of the  CPBat Nelson.  The ste aner is newly equipped in' every particu-~  lar, is lit throughout by electricity, and contains a  bathroom and all modern conveniences lor the  comfort of passenger -.  "The above schedule is in effect May 1C, 1895, subject to eiiauge.  J AS. WAUGH,      GEO. F. HAY WARD,  Purser. Master  TRAIL VALLEY  STAGE LINE -  EETS all C. & K.  Steamers at  Trail for Rossland.  Baggage handled cheaply and safely.   Dominion Express route.  E. JOHNSON,  Proprietor  SLOCAN TAILOR  Sixth street. Now Denver.  Nakusp & Slocan Railway  TIME   OAJE^ID  2SIo.  S  IH EFFECT NOV. 1ST, 1895  ��       NAKUSP    -  Tuesdays at  Wedne-'d; ys aL,  Fridays ��.l   .  Satuidtys  at  TRAIN LEAVES  THREE FORKS  7 o'clock Mondays at 17:30 o'clock  " Tuesdays at "  ���*    '     Tuursdays at      **  "        ' Fridays-at  \ Close connection made with the Columbia river  boats for all points north and south.  This schedule is subject to change at any time  without notice.  ���  For further information apply to  '" " J. S. LAWRENCE.  j ..   . Trainmastei  Nakusp, B. C- ���  & koote  Steam Navl Co., Ltd.  TIME O-A-RD 3STo. S.  In Effect on Monday, Novell; 1895.  REVELSTOKE  ROUTE-SIR. NAKUSPi  Leaves Wigwam for Nakusp a.id Robson,. Mondays and Thursdays at 7 p.m.  Leaves Robson for Nakusp. Wigwam and Canadian Paciuc Railway points (east and west)  ^   ou Tuesdays and Fridays at G p.m.  Connection is made at Robson with C. & K. R'y  for Nelson and witn Steamer1 Lytton for  Trail  Creek and Northport.  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. Co.  Direct connection via Nelson & Fort  Sheppard railway at Spokane; and  via C. & K.S.N.Co. at BonnersFerry.  TRAIL CREEK-ROBSON ROUTE-STlt.  LYTTON.  Leaves Trail Creek for Robson on Tuesdays and  Fridays at 10 a.m.  Leaves Robson for Trail Creek on Tuesdays and  Fridays at 1 p.m. ^. ( .   .  Connects at Rib ion with Steamer " Nakusp" for  Nakusp and Rjvelstoke, and with C. & K. R!y for  Nelson and Kootenay Lake points.  NORTHPORT-TRAIL CREEK ROUTE-  IS TR. L.YTTON.  Leaves Trail Creek for Northport on Mondays,  Vvednesdays,  Thursdays and Saturdays! at  6 p.m. {  Leaves Northport fcr Trail Creek on Mondays,  Wedaesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays at  1 p in.  Connects at Northport with S. F. & N. R'y for  Spokane.  For maps, tickets, and complete in-  formatioiTcall on Agents C. & S. Nav.  Co. ; N. & F. S. Railway, or C. G.  Dixon. Gen. Agent, Spokane, Wash.  F. I. Whitney, G.P. & T. A., St Paul,  Minn.  F. 'T. Abbott, Travelling Freight  -end Passenger Agent, Spokane, Wash  JCASLO ROUTE���STR. NELSON.  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo, on Tuesdays, at 5:40 p m;  Wednesdays, at 2:30 p in; Thursdays, at 5:30 p  m; Fridays, at 5:30 p m; Saturdays, at 5:30  pm. Connecting on Tuesdays, Thursdays,  and Saturdays wnh N te F S Railway at Five-  Mile Point for Kaslo anl Lake Points.  LeavesKasio for Nelson on Mondays, at Sam;  Wednesdays, at 3 am; Thursdays, at 8 a m;  ���   Fridays, at Sam;' Saturdays* at,8 a.m.   Connecting on Mondavs.  Wednesdays, and Friday s with N & F S Railway for Spokane.  Connects at Nelson with Columbia & Kootenay  Railway for points north and south.  BONNER'S FERRY   ROUTE-STEAMER  ������ 'NELSON.. :;  Leaves Kaslo for Bonner's Ferry at 3 am on Mondays. i-Y.  ���;���/;'  Leaves Nelson for Bonner's;Ferry at 8 am on  Mondays  Leaves Bonner's Ferry at 2 a in on Tuesdays for  Pilot Bay, Nelson, Ainsworth and Kaslo.  Connects at Bonner's Ferry; with the Great  Northern Railway for points east and west.  The company reserves the right to change this  schedule at any time without notice.  For full information as to tickets, rates, etc., apply at the Company's offices, Nelson, B.C*  T. ALLAN, Secy  Nelson, B.C.  J. W, TROUP,  Manager  Wm Falls Oofci  RAILWAY.  Nelson & Fort Sheppard  RAILWAY.  ALL  RAIL RCUTE  TO SPOKANE  The only through route from Nelson, Kaslo.  Kootenay Lake and all Slocan  Poirts.  Daily   (Except   Sunday)    Between  '   Spokane and. Northport.  Tri-Weekly Between Northport and  Nelsbn.  Leave 8:43 a.m.  NELSON.  Arrive 5:25 u.m  Mondays, Wednesdays^ Fridays, trains will run  through toSpokaneiarrivingsameday.. -Returning  passengers will leave Spokane at7a.rh; Tuesdays,  ,Thursdays,SaturdayH,arriving at Nelson at/>:25 p.  m., same day, making close connection with the  Reamer Nelson for Kaslo and all Kootenay lake  points  Passengers for Kettle River arid 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.  PACIFIC  The Quickest  and  Cheapest "Route  East  or  Steamer leaves Nakusp every Thursday and Sunday morning, making close connection at Revelstoke  with trains for all points East or  West :���������.'.;;������;      ,. - ..-., "���. .,  Before you travel get information from  C. P. R. Agents as to time aiid  rates. It will save you money I  Apply to nearest Railway Agent  or to  District Passenger Agent,  Vancouver Y'.y ,'fy  Third Year  THE LEDGE.  GOOD THINGS.  A youcg type-writer (says the  Syracuse Post] had just, been hired  by a prominent lawyer. She had  never done regular work before, and  was,somewhat nervous. The lawyer  settled himself back in his chair and  began dictating a brief. He had  pegged a way about five minutes,  when the girl stopped, with a horrified look on her face. ''What's the  matter ?" asked the lawyer. ' 'Would  you mind saying tliat all over  again?" the" girl asked, with eyes  Mi of tears. "Why?" "I forgot  to put any paper'in the machine!"  The'London critic, Clement Scott,  and Mrs. Kendal have been at loggerheads for many years, Scott's  version of the cause of their enemity  it interesting. . "It was' years ago,"  1 he says, "when the Kendals were  on,a provincial tour. I had gone be:  hind the -scenes to see one of the  actors,', and by accident' I walked  right into Mrs. Kendal's room. That'  good, lady was.about to-begin her  toilet. She. shrieked : 'Go "away!  Go away !' I turned, shut my eyes  tight, bowed, and said: 'Madam, I  need no persuasion.' And to this day  I have never been able to tell which'  she resented the more���my intrusion  or my remark."  . Charlotte Cushman was oiice filling  an engagement at the opera-house in  .Belmorc. A man in the gallery  created such a disturbance "'that it  seriously impeded the progress pf the  play, and finally brought* it to a  stand-still. Immediately the audience, furious with anger, cried:  "Throw huh over! Throw him  .over !" ' .Miss Cushman stepped to the  edge of the footlights, and, in a sweet  and gentle voice, exclaimed: "No,  I beg of you, dear friends, don't throw  him over. Kill him ^\yhere- he'js !]'.,  Tii is story has been "told pf'a, good-  many other actresses beside Charlotte Cushman. But we will let it go  at that ,      '        '  During the Chilean War, Americans were very badly treated, and  "Fighting Bob-" Evans did not like  it. ' All classes down there use tremendous quantities of garlic, and the  result is unpleasant, for your nose is  offended constantly, even in the  street. One��� night a boat was sent  ashore from Captain Evans'ship, and,  believing it safe, the sailors who had  acted as oarsmen lefr. it on the beach  for a few minute's while thev went to  slake tiieir thirst. Upon their return  they discovered that a party of the  Chileans had loaded it witli stones.  "Fightine*-Bob " was fighting mad  when he heard of it next day,and was.  asked what he was going to do about  it. "Do about it?" returned the  sailor; "why, I'm going to turn my  men i.ito traveling arsenals, and if  the thing ever happens again, or if  our flag is again insulted, I'll make  hell smell of garlic!"  ft D. C. Joslyn Mnsic Co,  Dealers in  Pianos,  Organs,  Musicians*   Sup  plies, Sewing Machines, and  Supplies.  SPOKANE, - - WASH  STANLEY    HOUSE,  NELSQN, B. C.  BEST Rooms arid Board in the City.   Hot and  Cold Water.'   Bath Boom for the use of the  Guests.   Rates reasonable. .  { mrs. Mcdonald, Prop  t       i *  1 r < ___^  NOTICE.  "VTOTICEis hereby given that sixty days after  IN date we intend to apply to the Cnief Corumis-  "sioner of Lands and Works for the right todivert  (250) two hundred and fifty inches of water from  Second or Tributary creek for water works and  general motor purposes.  LOUIS DANSEREAU,'  ,       FRANK PREVOST.  Sandon, B.C , October 19,1895.  ,  ___;   W.J.TRETHEWPY,E.M.,  Examination & Reports.  Assays, of Ores.  ���Analysis of Ores.,,  OFFICE AND LABORATORY:  FRONT    ST-,     KASLO  LELAND  HOUSE,  NAKUSP, B. C.  ���i'li-'y  POMFORTABLE Rooms, Good Meals  ^   and Careful Attention to Guests  makes this Hotel popular with the  Traveling, Public,  MRS. D. A. McDyUGALD, Prop  DOCTOR  awmi.  AVING 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:  ERING 8l iVSARSTRANDS'  -CBLjEBRATED-  ALEXANDER LAGER BEER & PORTER  Is Specially Recommended.  post oFPice. m^���* Pleasant, VANCOUVER, B.C.  ;vwfiV:r  \.*Yjym  Keep Your Eye On   .   .    .  Henderson's News Depot  In New Denver, and You will see all  the Latest Sensations in Literature, of,  ,   ,      the Day. ���  Fresh Fruit and. KonfeMunery  Always Kept iii Stock 1|��  ���Mi  !>;...������ ;,s;ssv.  '���YYmi  ;;YYj';Pt^S��  Y;,::Y'3i'^Y'|fS  SlSi  YYYYYJ^f|!S|  *y~t h^yy-?$>$  ^V><YSSfO;f'ft'fe  IY��g  ���PHVSlCiAlK^  :'-'Y:Y= AND-- Y  y:-::::Y:}^  NEW DENVER, B.C.  Rouarb Lumber, narrow,  " "        wide,   r  Joist, and Scantling sized up to  18 feet long,  l8'to24 �����������  21 ''.to 30'  Flooring, T & G, 6 "  -Y .:���'* ��� , '��� ��������� . ���<'��� Y4 ",-.'  ''; ��� ';���..''.  V joint Ceiling, * '    ,  5 "Rustic,  Shistlap,  Surf iced Dres?ed  ��10 00  $11 00 to $12 00  111 OO  $12 CO  ��13 CO  $20 00  ��22 00  ��� $22 00  $19 00  #14.00  $13 00  A liberal discount on large orders for Cash,  PETER GENELLE & Co  MINING BUREAU  $Y0tMm$  'Jliltig  YMa.  y&  YM  Walker,Thomps6n & Holden   ^  MINE AND' REAL ESTATE BROKERS.      '.'' '��� Itfll  '..'     :      ������''���'     W. j. HOLDEN, GS.G/SecY |lSl^  FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE AND  GENERAL  COMMISSION  AGENTS  CONVEYANCERS, ETC,  TELEPHONE No,  , tyy%&'&$i$M  titiitl  :������������'.���-���:.: '.'������'A^.H^J^^  YYiY^0��f0  ���tfty--0!;8$$tmM  N��W MARKET,  NEW DENVER, BO.  MM  :Yffifpy#S|  ���\:z:Yyy^  liiil  ���:*MM  ���y.y'Y]l$3  ���������  <S* y\ '���'���' Sv?>^  y'w:jMSiS  S,i;'f:SJS  >>*\y%i  A0"  NEW DENVER,. B. C  ������'1 A"':>p':f^>>'?>  ism  Y" Yv��J$^.i^i=ij;  'mm  EIR S1I3ST :  my--  :.l:VY  ;Y-YJ:s:  YYiSY-;  Yyy::]  rroeeries,  s  Shoes, •jf_ • vxa^'jra***W*»6_w»w*^^
Third Year.
THE XEDOE.
MINING RECORDS,
Recorded at  New  Denver,   the   A.ve--. .mcni-
Transfers and Locations:
ASMIs-SMKNi'S.     '
Rle!niv»:jJl—Nov 2.1, by II A R >.■*-..
(Star Vicv —JSTov s;, by 71 A K-i -\
K<?hleite~Xov23, by il A Jii;<-.
Reboiuui—Same.
Lucky >lovu—name.
Mountain IjIII*—Son.'.
in   Vr.;)K>vy, ih\
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- A rr.sv.i4 to O Dlloav---",
Recorded Nov 22; amount, --1.
P M Sel^nberg to 0 D Hour—} in Kafc, Oct
; Re^ordi'd Xov2a: «nvnnji,?"i.
" y  C .Marshy to O D Hoar—\ in JXm'c'm'c ami T v >
. <- Friend.'?, 2:i Oct.   Recorded X.>v 22 ; am.jiiiiL .-a.
•'   G F HavAvark to J D .\Lu\,uLm--h Jn Galena, O.;
■  :,>..   R^conlad Nov 22; amjnnl, :„-l OOD.j
XV K Kichmond l<> II C>j\vr—\ i:i  Ari'.\ Anl
artu, PaeifiiyAthintic. GrejfD7\?I.i;>aud Kouteuay
Pa*-, h Roma, Ju--l and Xew.y, ID LUIUc, l-is in
Perth, Nov. 2J. Recorded Nvv 22 ; am unit, j-] ,0UO
- 'F'H Kilbdurnc to E J Malhev.'j—Ah m Lucky;
Jim Group, Oct IS. Recorded Nov 2?.; amount,
irip.000,   ,.•■,' '
Robt Williams to J .Shiekl —j in HiG jorgo, May
as, 18W." Recorded Nov i.^; amount, ";i.
J W Stewart to R Williimi ^—All in Luclrv Jim
, Group, Nov 8. 'Recorded. Nov 23;' avnount, .>J,uOo.
»    R L Clarke to J L Rotaihclc—i-j > in  Washing-
Ion and'J C, Aug 20.   Resjordud, N.>v 1'S ; amount,
,G A Sheppard to J S RotalUck—l-'i-J in Wasli-
injton and J C, Aug- -JJ. Rjcordod, Nov 23; a n )nnt,
. I LOCATIONS.
No;y2S.':. *'     , ' - ■    "
I'R^'alltiea No 2— Adjoining ?.L>llie Hiig-'.i.es. by F
Uiigliea and J S MacCarvill.
F. Fyimn, New Denver's witch-
maker and jeweller makes cleaning-
and repairing1 watches a specialty
He visits Three Forks every Friday
lo accommodate customers in that
town. , f   -
Ilewett Bostock, the Liberal candidate for Yale, arrived in New Denver
on Thursday. He attended. >,fhe
filmier givon that night and also the
ball. His business just now is to
become acquainted with the electors.
©
en in mew
es-jsa^
giaarranasg
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rp"pj_r
sMsi   a.«2ai     Batten
W'. Pellew Harvey, FX.S.
VAXCOUVEfR, B. 0 .
Mining Engineer,  Analytical Chem-
isif, and Assayer.   '
As'^ay Office and aietallurgieal Works.
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.    ■ (FORM R).
Notice of Application for
Certificate of Improvement
BRAXD'DX and ADAMS -MINERAL CLAIMS
If-you ha^ve time- try one of their Sunday
inners.
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OGECROPPINGS
!-V   Letter." press for' sale apply-at this
^"/dliice.^ 'f * '
'' Wood is $3.53 in Kaslo    & is, |5 in
-New Denver.
When in. Vancouver stop at   the
' ' 'Manor House. - t
■   Dan bonsrard has oponea an-hotel'
; \ at McGaigan Creole.
John Foster and son have been employed as cooks at the Reco.
,   Overlive inches of snow fell   this
'week, but is now fast cUssappearin,^.
Stop at tlie Hotel Windsor,   Rosa*-
and..   Mrs. T. B. Lewis, pi'oprietor.'f1
•Registration notices have been post-
' cd  up in  the post   office,   and it is
advised for all to take notice of them.
. •'   Captain   Holden   went  to   Nelson
Tuesday on a business trip,  and will
• be absent a few days.
A Chrisitan Endeavor society will
be organized in New Denver shortly.
It is the intention to arrange to give
entertainments during rho winter.
Miss Estabrooks left on Tuesday fur
her former home in New T.ruii^wick
where she will speik1. the winter and
intends returning to,,New Denver
next spring. , y
The dance, given in. Shannon's
hail on thanksgiving niglit was one o;'
the best ever given in New Denver.
A number of Three Forks and San_
don citizens came down and aided con.
siderablv' ^in the: enjoypient of'-:the
evening. The music provided for
the occasion was all that could be desired, and the attendance beyond all
expectations. The directors of the
dance are to be complimented upon
the ellicient and aggreeable  manner,
_ ,,-lx-*-»l-*    ** ■»■ *•-*■■»- ■•-•<. l-» 4 '■»-* ^-»»   -%~\r> _:i-» r_/-7   r.-?r
ill Willoil livcij;iiiinig paooeU On.
Slogan Division, Wnsr Kootenay DistuIct
Di&uncr.   Locatkd on Mount Ada'ws.
rpAKE NOTICE that T, Herbert T. Twiga-, as
1 ajront for Michael Patrick Adams anrl William
Henry Branupii', free miner's certiiieate-? N . 5218J
and 2STo. fwU'Jl, inten'd, sixty days from fhe date
-Iku'woL to a])])ly to the Gold Commissioner for cer-
tiiicaiesof improvements, for the ,purpose of ob- {
taininV'a"Crou'ii g-ra.jt of each of the abovecl-iims.
And further take notice that adverce claims
mnst bo sent to the Gold Commispioner and
at'tion commenced before issuance of such certificate of improvements. ,
Dated :«rd of October, 1895.
INERAL ACT, 1893.
(POEM ¥.)
.  Notice of Application for  '
Certificateof Improvement
SOSma i;j"-ji3
\_r BH&uusuxn-i saltan   *■
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ca
Is .-the Metropolis ;of the
Slocan. -District, a ncl
Realty'Must' 'Increase -in". Value
',' SLATER " MIKTEJIAL CLAIM.
Si.ocax Mining   Division, Wkst Kootenay
Locatkd-on Mount Adams, Between
ClIAMBLET AND BltiTOMAUL'E.
'PAKE NOTICE that I, Herbert T. Twigg, a?
JL airent for Walter Chamblet Adams, free
ntiiier's certiiieate No. 58i)7-J, intend,' sixty days
Jrom the diie hereof, to apply to the Gold Com
im-i'VIoiK-r for a certiiieate oi" improvement?, for
tiki [jiirj o-e of obtaining- a Crown grant of the
above claim.
And fnrther takb notice that adverse claims must
be.si'iit to the Gold Commissioner and action commenced b?i'ore tlie issuance ^f sue!) certiiieate of
improvements.
Dated IhU 7th day of November, 1835.
For
CHOICE BUSINESS-AM) RESIDENCE LOTS.
/•
Investors wi1! consult their own
Interests by consulting
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New Denver, B. C.
Nelson, B. C
Riorcliant
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Full Line  of Snitin^s and
Ti'ouaefin^s always on li and..
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The rooms are lit
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S now- oncn for the ;>cconimodotion  of guests
Hates, SI.50 to 82.50'per day. Batlis
: Qnlj first-class house in the City.
with sitnlight and petrolenni. ■ :Grame is served with nearly
every meal, and the 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 Tourista always welcome.
2 5  ccsnts ericl:,.or  5  for Si.   For further
particulars Avrite to the proprietors. ,
DAWSON, CRADDOCIv & Co
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