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 ^^w^-^   ��Ul^^^j  Volume VI.   No.  51,  NEW DENVER, B. C, SEPTEMBER 21, 1899  .Price, 82 00 Year  ^<xmsms&ftMws��> S3  8s  38rSSS^38ft^SSSS3fa��9  LOCAL    CHIT-CHAT.  !     The Sixth  street  sidewalk   has sus-  ���'.��� .-taint'd  several   bad    fractures   which  The Knightsof Pythias will hold their I ought to  he attended'to.    Owners of  annual ball shortly. ! equines should cushion the. hoofs of the  Sandon  is  to  have the street lights  1 steeds before turning- them loose on the  turned on October 1.  The question has been asked, has New  Deliver any fire wardens?  ,  Frank Bourne, wife and son. visited  New Denver last Saturday.  Rossland has 25cases of typhoid fever,  due to imperfect sanitation.  Frank Sewell, Sandon's genial city  clerk, is now a. full-fledged J.P.  John Hector, of Nakusp, has purchased an hotel at Selkirk City.  H. Byers & Co. will handle the Crows'  Nest coal in Sandon this winter.  Mark Manley spent a short time in  the Lucerne of America this week.  St. Stephen's church is arrayed in a  most striking* combination of colors.  G. Noel Brown, formerly of the Queen  Bess, will spend the winter in England.  An effort is being made to organize a  ���social assembly club here for the. winter  mouths.  Partner wanted for light manufacturing business. Address Box 20, New  Denver.  Rev. J. A. Ferguson, of Whitewater,  win.preach next Sunday in the Presbyterian church.  Sendees in the Methodist church next  Sunday, morning and evening;. Rev. A.  E. Roberts, pastor.  II. MeCutcheon, customs officer at  Nakusp, has been removed to the,  Boundary country.  Charles McNicholl has "-one to the Hot  u-   will  Springs in   Arkansas, where  spend several months.  Geo. Garrett has shown his faith in  New Denver by purchasing the Wallace  block, on Sixth street.  No Presbyterian services were held  here last Sunday, Rev. Mr. Cleland  having gone to the coast.  Railroad laborers are wanted by the  K. & S. and C.P.R. in the Duncan conn  try.   They are paying *2 75.  John Wereley has harvested his apple  crop. The yield was nrjt very large  but the quality was excellent.  Rev. A. E. Roberts will preach a special sermon to children next Sunday  morning in the Methodist church.  Tommy Strut hers, who has been laid  up in Calgary with the typhoid fever, is  recruiting his strength by sojourning in  Rosebery.  Phil Munro left on Thursday for Montreal, to be gone six weeks. It is likely  he will open a grocery store here upon  his return.  Subscribe for The Ledi-k before it is  too late. The circulation is limited to  a million, and when that point is reached our books will be, closed.  Thomas Duffy, one of the former owners of the Noonday, will leave for the  east next week on a three months' visit  to Chatham and other places.  The payroll around Rossland was  SI50,000 in August. The people of that  burg should be rich enough to take  New Denver's leading paper and pay  for it in advance.  A. C. McArthur, C.P.R, agent at Sandon, upon the occasion of his removal  to Rossland, was presented with a gold  watch chain and charm by the citizens  of the Silver City.  F. W. Jordan & Co., of Nakusp, one  people's sidewalks.  Rev. Mr. Proeunier, formerly Methodist minister at Kaslo, will be ordained  lo the priesthood in the Anglican body,  at Nelson, next Sunday, by Bishop Per-  rin, of Victoria. Mr. Procunior is stationed at Fort Steele.  Alex. McPherson is preparing to start  in the general draying business here.  He will also handle the Lethbridge coal,  and will erect a warehouse at the siding  for that purpose.  J. T. Wilkinson, of the Vancouver  Province, poked his beaming countenance iuto our silk-draped sanctum last  Friday. Wings has curtailed his flights  of past days round tlie World to those  more within the Province.  Is the. Slocan to be sacrificed to enable  the mines in the other districts to be  operated? If the fight were won by the  mine owners, it would mean a reduction of the wage scale, throughout the  mining region, and therefore a serious  blow to the province  Wm. C E Koch is .erecting large  stables at Silverton for his horses to he  engaged in freighting to -die big Four  Mile properties Mr. Koch has several  camps in this and the Nelson district.,  and will establish two others this month.  He has 150 men on the payroll ami he  operates all his camps from headquarters at New Denver. *  A mining man from Victoria dropped  into Sandon the other day, after an absence of many months. He, thinking  that the Sandon club was still in bloom,  dropped into the old quarters aud sat  down. He thought things had changed,  and after reading a magazine for a  short time, he called for Ed. No one;  replied, and tins mining man commenced to search for the decoction room. He  ran up against a sign to nurses, and  immediately fted the scene, rea li zing-  that evolution had changed the haunt  of congenial spirits into a haven of rest  for those wounded by disease or accident.  examining some properties, on the west; is predicted that contractor Hawley wi  coast of Vancouver Island. : be made  independently ,'rich  by tlu  The owners of the Capella group, on j hiuls  Goat mountain,  are building another;           Tin:   i_\htxi:y   r.*o\i>*__ .  trail and making other preparations for J    Working the property all winter | .Another Silver   .Mountain  I'ro-porly Sold  R. C. Campbell-Johnston has resumed I f,,r a Go,Ml p'b"'-  the, Lakeshore group, round  iNEWBEMVER'SAlINESl  slsssa-ssss as ss _g___g3gs__gs__?sgi*  work on  in the bay.   The work is being confined  to the tunnel On the wagon road.  A. C. Allen and Jim Ward came down  the hill from the Eclipse on Saturday.  There are two tunnels on this property.  The ore runs high in lead and zinc. ��  Private advices received here.state  that H. T. Bra'gdon, formerly of this  town, has made a clean-up of .10,000 at  Republic, through effecting a deal on a  property.  The Wakefield has awarded the contract for its concentrator to White,  Rogers & Co., of San Francisco. The  plant will treat 100 tons per day and  will be installed at once.  In a drilling contest at Rossland on  Saturday, for a purse of 8100 and gate  receipts, Mike Burns and Mike McNic-  hols defeated Ed Ross and Eric Stevenson, drilling o7 9-10inches against 83 :-5-8  inches.  Chas. Greenlee has finished his assessments on Kokanee creek, and will commence another tunnel this week on the  Home Run. This property is not far  from the .Mountain Chief, and has a good  showing of galena.  A big strike has been made in the.  No. 5'tunnel on the Madison, Aoo feet  from the. mouth. Four feet of shipping  ore is showing in the breast, which assays 501! oz silver and 75 per cent. iead.  'T W. Warner will finish his contract  ���'ii ihe property tiiis week  ..' tiie mine managers of other cainp^l  w,mid put up their  own   light  at home  ami leave.llie Slocan  alone, this would I  he the most prosperous camp in British)  Columbia,     -r is so rich and the properties are so easily  operated, and  can be  opened or closed  at  any  time, without  !natei"'al cost, that  the more expensive  camps to  mine  iu   are   using  this as a  cat's-paw to   pull   their  nuts out of the  ���political furnace.  snoc.v.v xnrv mows in uur_i .  SLOCAN    MIXEK.U    FLOAT.  Last week the Idaho shipped ISO tons  of ore.  The   Willa   has  temporarily   closed  down.  The ore shipments last week totaled  340 tons.  Eighty tons of ore was shipped by the  Payne last week.  Several prospects round the town are  being developed.  The Arlington, Springer creek, is  employing 22 men.  Six inches ot high grade ore has been  struck on the Essex.  The Lucky Jim is shipping 000 tons  of zinc ore to England.  It is stated the Blue Bell mine, at Pilot  Bay, is to resume operations.  The No. 5 tunnel of the Payne is now  showing four feet of clean ore.  Work on the long tunnel of the Last-  Chance was commenced Friday.  It is stated the Wakefield will soon  start up with a large force of men.  The Emily Edith is employing union  men underground and is adding to its  force.  The Bosun-Fidelity will give employ -  D. A. Ross left for Nelson on Saturday  to meet Hugh Sutherland.  Work will be resumed on the Evening  Star so soon as the labor question is settled.  The owners of the Black Prince are  working that property. There are seven  men at work.  Fishing is very good in Slocan river  just now. Grouse are also plentiful and  afford good sport.  Con. _. Fielding left Monday to attend  a special meeting of the old directors of  the Arlington Mining Co., in Nelson.  MAttlOX    IS    ALL    KIGHT.  The bonding of the  Hartney group by  the A.   H. Bluemenauer people  of Spo-  kamvis another move'in New Denver's  onward   march.    This  group is situated  just below the Marion and embraces six  claims,   on   all   of   which   considerable  surface work has  been done, and ore  is  shown   up in   several  different   places.  The property has  long been considered  one of the most, promising  on the hill,  and-the purchasers  are highly  pleased  with their buy.   The price  paid for the  property is $30,000 and the bond runs for  a period of nine  months, with  30 days'  allowance for  development  work before  any money is paid; then a payment of 5  per cent, is to be made.   The  owners of  the group are all Xew Denver people,and  the proceeds  from  the sale  of the property will  be  put into the channels of  trade here and  go  towards  building up  the Queen City of the Slocan.  The parties interested in the group  are Ed. Shannon, Andrew Jacobson, J.  Goettsche, Dan and Alex. McPherson,  Thos. Avison, Joe C.Butler, and James  Campbell. The various sums to be paid  each individual run front $000 to $5,000.  according to the interests held, and aggregate $30,000, Jacobson, Goettsche,  Shannon and Avison being the heaviest  holders.  The purchasers of the property will at  once start development, work, and confidently believe that inside of a few  months they will liave a shipping mine.  Tiie property lies close to the Marion and  its location is excellent for easy opera-  dons. Winter quarters will lie erected  ;it once in the flat below the present cabin, and men'will be put to work at the  standard wage scale without regard for  die labor trouble:  The group consists of the Hartney.  August Flower. Hub and Hub, Silver  Knight. Edith and Hunter.  With every week the prospects for  New Denver grow brighter, and soon  the most sanguine expectations of the  optimist will develop into actual conditions. Silver mountain properties, of  course, lead the van, but there are  others developing* that promise quite as  big things as those of Silver mountain  ever did, and when they are brought to  the producing stage,then will this camp  leap forward as the Queen City of the  Slocan.  The highly encouraging way in which  the Marion is developing, the recent  purchase of the Merrimac, and the later  consummation of the Hartney deal,have  put new life into the white metal hill  overlooking the town,and work is being  pushed more vigorously than ever upon other promising  properties in that  ore has been taken out. The paystreak.  is continuous and is from eight to ten  inches in thickness. It is rich stuff to  look at and assays very high, carrying-  grey copper in abundance, with native  silver running through it. Recent assays give values of .28.45 in gold, 1132.7  ozs. silver and 4.8 per cent, copper perron. A shaft was sunk upon the lead  over the brow of the hill, where work  is now proceeding, by Mr. Sandiford,  and it is the intention of the owners to  push the open cut to the shaft, taking-  out the ore in course of development.  There is every reason to believe that  the Mollie Hughes will yet be a heavy-  shipper. The ore is there and all that  is necessary is to go after it. Other  openings are contemplated, and finally  a   crosscut   tunnel is   to   be driven at  vicinity.    The late  purchasers of the  greater depth to solve the mystery that  1 iivesliiifi* in  Ainsworth.  H. Stevenson, acting on behalf of a  syndicate of Walla Walla people, has  purchased Frank A. Heap's interest in  the Braden bond on the Tariff mine at  Ainsworth. Mr. Stevenson made' a  small payment upon the bond, the balance of which becomes due in October.  Mr. Stevenson, who spent many years  in the Ainsworth camp, will take  charge of the development of the Tariff.  The men who are financing the venture  are Messrs. O'Donnell, Wilson and  Thomas, who are wealthy farmers near  Walla Walla.  Whitewater Shipments.  The Marion is developing in a most  satisfactory manner and is rapidly acquiring the appearance of a mine. The  mam drift, commenced under the, management of Dave King, is in close to 100  feet, without a single break i*i the ore  chute, though it* is somewhat wavy.  The ore is now being left standing in  the drift, but- there are. two carloads  now jdled on the dump for shipment.  The first: payment on the, bond falls due  November -Ith, and present indications  .point to its being met. Manager King,  has returned from a week's visit to  Rossland, and  lie  is more enthusiastic;  than ever over New Denver's big Silver!  mountain.  During August the Whitewater mine  milled 3,S50 tons of ore, producing 128  tons of concentrates. The approximate  profit on the month's working was $3,-  750. From the smelter returns were received amounting to $8,250. The ore  milled was from the dump, and eon.se-  ijuently poor.  Sale  I'd   .poned.  sale  Slo-  Sheriff Tuck   has  postponed tin.  of Frank LoCast o"s  interest in tin.  can   Chief   No. lu   and  the   Kootenay  Queen mineral claims, until   Thursday  morning*. .September  21st'.    The c  Hartney will start work at once, and  soon they will have, a force of 15 to 25  men employed. The same company  has 10 men employed opening up the  Jeannette group, on Wilson creek, aud  they will not let, the Hartney lie. idle  any length of time.  In addition to these and many smaller  properties under development in a small  way on this mountain, there are the  Fidelity-Bosun and Mollie Hughes, properties of great importance. Mr. Sandiford will without doubt resume opera -  tions on the former, and when he does  so it will be on a most extensive scale.  He will push work on five levels and  start others, employing 75 or U. . men.  The recent find on the Fidelity has  Drought that property into more than  usual prominence, though the exact nature of the discovery was never divulged and failed to leak out until this  week It has been pretty generally  Known that a lind of great magnitude  had been made there, but it was never  known what amount, of truth there, was  iu vague rumors, since Mr Sandiford  ;;nd his men would neither deny nor al-  firni any of the stories. The find, however, was made, and it is one of the  greatest things in the Slocan. An ore  body said to be four feet across the face  was encountered in the face of an open  cut made by Messrs. Williamson,Byron  and Holtz, when they were opening up  the property. They had stopped work  a day too soon in the open cut. Had  they proceeded a foot farther they would  have come in contact with the ore. It  has been traced over a hundred feet,  and will permit of several openings being run upon it. It is estimated there  is at least 8100,000 worth of ore in sight  in this chute alone, and it can he traced  into Fidelity hill, where, if it is caught  and it still holds good, its possibilities  are unlimited.  While we are congratulating ourselves  upon so many wet ore properties close  at hand, the dry ore proposition on the  Mollie Hughes need not be forgotten.  This has of late come more into prominence and is proving to be all that the  owners have claimed for it. The, development work put upon it by the North  west Mining* Syndicate did not enhance  the value of the property to any appre-  has ever hung over this property, and  discover to what depth the rich ore  bodies go. So far they have not been  found at a greater depth than 40 or 50  feet, but the formation that seems to  cut the ore bodies at that depth has  never been passed through, and it is  not known to what extent the ore continues beneath.  Other Goat mountain properties will  be developed this fall and winter, and  New Denver may yet boast-of other dry  ore shipping properties than the Mollie.  Hughes.  TKOUIiLK    OX    TKX    MILE.  Tom Reid, one of tlie owners of the  Gatineau _ Simcoe group, Ten 'Mile, lias  had a. variety of experiences this summer. First he struck ore in the crosscut  tunnel on that property, which caused  him to execute a war dance to relieve  his feelings. Later on, a damaged fuse  came within an ace of sending him to  push clouds with the white-winged host.  And now it is bears that' are disturbing  his mental equilibrium. There are three  of them in the party and they have been  bothering Tom more or less all summer.  They visited him one night when he was  alone, and he received them with a salute of dynamite, causing them to break  the obstacle race over the Springer summit.  One night, last week he was down in  the valley, and on his return to camp in  the morning found Bruin, senior, in pos.  session of the premises, with one paw on  the ridge pole of the tent, calmly surveying the evidences of his visit. The tent  looked as if it had seen better days, while -  the grub had mysteriously disappeared,  and the pots and pans had the appearance of the Spanisn gunboats' after their  meeting with Dewey. Tom mourns the  loss'of a can lof treacle the most, for it  was the pure Canadian maple article,  made in Vancouver. Bruin was finally  induced to take his departure, but returned his call two days later.  This was trespassing upon hospitality  too far, so Tom sen: for the Ohio Rifles,  captained by Frank Wells, and, joining  forces, the two leaders sallied forth to  attack Bruin's citadel, over in the vicinity of the head of Springer creek.  The latest  advices   front   the  scene of  ciable degree,  though   it demonstrated   hostilities,   received    by   Tun   Lkd.i-'s  that there, were several very high grade j SJ>c.cial courier, Andy  Tunks, were  that  bums! "1'L'duiu'sull0>< the properties em brae, j theattack  was  in  progress, and   it was  ���  _     ,i   i-    i            i        ii       ' .- ���   * ed in''ho group.    Two  carloads  of ore | _���_)__ ted   the  .n.mv  are on Si.nth kaslo creek and have lair i   ���..].. .,      .. ,      -,,     _       ,.,     ,      ,.  ,    CAlJLtjlLU   UK   cncni\  before night.    Andv  LEtaST.ATUKK    TO    *M__T.  showing--.    The.  sale   is  being I  satisfy a judgment of 8*2-1-5.s���:.  Sijil   _j*jmii..-. the   I...  JCoi.  ���Id  -uit has   been   entered at Victoria for  was taken out by Mr. Sandiford..winch  netted from   .**.'uo   to   S-lUU  a ton.    This  the  would   capitulate  ays  the reports of  musketry vollevs   were   incessant,  of   the most enterprising firms in the. I nie*>t to 100 men  when  operations are.  country, have decorated our pages this  week with a healthy ad which will pay  the public to read.  Rossland is to have a street railway,  a/id a line will also be built to the Velvet mine. The company back of the  enterprise is the British Electric Traction company, of London, Eng.  It will be somewhat of a disappointment to the Sandon people to learn that  this paper has postponed the publication  of that racy story, entitled, Give Me  Back my Seven Dollars, or Life Below  the Dead L'ne.  resumed.  The Payne is employing in the neighborhood of 40 men. More will be added  as they can be procured.  Twenty inches of clean ore has been  uncovered in the second workings on  the Sunshine. It assays upwards of 200  oz. in silver.  B. C. I.-tihlet. of Nelson, has received  a contract from the Wakefield to put in  a Finlayson wire tramway,with a daily-  capacity of 240 tons.  F. C. Wilmer, of Victoria, took a look  at the Silver Bell last week.  He is now  Last week's issue, of the B C. Gazette  contained the proclamation convening  tiie Provincial Legislature on Thursday, Jantia  j $1102,020   by   L.   F.   Williams   and other I Messrs.   Clever.   Avisoi  j shareholders in   the  Le Rui against   thej Bragdon would not give if and tlie bond  ie  trouble grows j was   thrown   up.    Interest  in  the; pro-  much was  satisfactory, and Mr. Saudi-   testifying   to a  hard  fight,  but victory  ford was willing to conlinue operations; would no  doubt,   rest   with   the   valiant  if an extension on   the payment on  bond   could   have been   secured,  dessrs.   Clever.   Avison.   Sheran  the | leaders of the attacking forces.  But  aud  I!. A.   Corpoiation.    Tl  ry  4th, IfiOo.    This dispose  at once of the assertion that the present  government would not dare to meet the I "'  House in session.    The last   meeting of.  the. legislature  commenced on January  5th. 1800.  out ot the s  C. in   June  lie of the Le Roi to the 1.>. A.  1S9S, and   the  claini   is   on  2,000 shares at $2.30 a share.  Iiu'i'easiiijf  Its For."  Graders Strike  On  The graders on the Molly Gibson wagon road have uncovered several likely  voins of mineral. Two of them were  cut in a big  iron-capped   bluff.    One of!  these  assaved  $25  5 in   gold,   while  the       The  hog  ! perty went to a low   ebb.    The owners i  sorted  and   _u:kcd   tiie  ore remaining!  o?. tlie  dumps  and  gathered   together i  about 2i.i  tons, which   is  awaiting ship- ���  nienf.    Work on the property was stop-.  ped, and nothing was done until a  few  weeks   ago.    Then   a small  force, was  started to work.    A tunnel   was driven  on a new lead exposed  by surface cuts  the  ore  chute,  and  are  increasing the   ��t a depth of-!o to  50 feet.    Nothing of  force of men employed, paving them the   vaIuu was oncounteredand an open cut  standard wages. " | was driven farther up.    A few feet from  j tiie opening 14   inches of  ore came into  The Spokane parties developing the  ! Hewett, on Four Mile, are greatly pleas-  | ed with the results so far obtained. They  j purpose  starting  another tunnel   to tap  other carries good values iu galena,   it' fountain pen.  pen   is   mightier   tnan   the  the face.    Since  then  the open cut has  been driven 15 to 20 feet and 20 tons of  New _x]>r<>ss Offices.  The Dominion Fxpress Company is  now open to accept business for the  Boundary country via the Columbia ..  Western railway. The company has  opened offices at Gladstone, Cascade  and Grand Forks. From the last named  point arrangements have been completed to forward the goods by stage to  Greenwood, pending the construction  of the railway to that citv.  Why should the Slocan mines he.  closed when those of adjoining districts  are working full blast? Are not the  Slocan mine.'*, richer than any and is not  the cost of operating them less than that  in any other district in the northwest���? THE LEDGE, NEW JL>J.JS'VEK, B.C., SEPTEMBER 21.   1899.  Sixth Year  The Ledge.  Published every Thursday.  R. T.  LOWERY, Editor and Financier.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Three months  .7o  Six " 1.25  Twelve " 2.00  Three years  s.oo  Transient Advertising, 25 cents per line iirst in  sertion. 10 cents per line subsequent insertions  nonpareil measurement.  TO CONTRIBUTORS.  Cjrrespondence from every partof the Kootenay  District and communications upon live topics  always acceptable. Write on both sides of the  pajier if you wish. Ahvays send something g*ood  no matter how crude. Get your copy in while it  is hot, and we will do th"} rest.  A pencil cross in tlns.so.uare  indicates that your subscription is due, and that the editor  wishes once afrain to look at  your collateral. '  , f BLTRSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21. 1899.  SHORT    OK    I .VL!1_S.  government should run it in to some  place of shelter, until time and money can be found, to bring it back to  usefulness. Otherwise its disreputable and weak condition is liable to  cause trouble where we already have  a surfeit.  ADVICE    TO    A      . A.KXKGV.  The boy   who scribbles   for  that  typographical nightmare, the Silver--  gronian, is also president of a literary  trust.    Ai its next meeting he would  make a hit by the following1 address:  "Ladies and Gentlemen:     I am a  genius, and a real nice boy.    I have  also been good.    I have never  had  any money to ante up for Bacchus or  the green cloth.    Oh! I am  a  pretty  bird and have never  stained my lit  tie soul   by chasing  the charitable  chippy, or following  the trail blazed  by the ancient but wasteful Onan.   I  To judge from Zola's writings, ba- j feel that I am too good tor this world,  bies are getting scarce in France and i and that my work cannot,  be appre-  its men and women  more devoted to ciated by tlie lower stratas of society.  Maltusianism.    He deplores the fact* Look at how I'soaked that villain who  and sees ruin in the distance for that! called me a jackleg the other day.   I  great   republic    unless   the   people * simply paralyzed him by my beauti-  change their ways and produce more ful billingsgate, yet he still lives and  children.    It is a sure case that the the world has passed me by like as if,  countrv will wind  up in the consom-i I were a white  chip  that  has fallen j  me if something  is  not done in the | into a spittoon.     It  is   awful   to be j  the announcement that Sable Island, S5  miles east of Nova Scotia, is sinking,  comes as a somewhat startling* piece of  news. But as a matter of fact, this  island,'which has become so noted a  menace to trans-Atlantic-'commerce that  ii is known as the ocean "graveyard,'  has been steadily sinking for the last  100 years. It has decreased in length  from 40 to 12 miles, and naturally, as it  grows smaller,the fury ofthe sea makes j  a bigger impression upon it and hastens  its disappearance. Within another century it may be but an ocean reef, and  thus prove a greater danger than ever  to ships. '  Williams has been expecting* some  sweet potatoes for sometime. They  are liable to be in demand when they  do arrive, and it wrmld: be just as Avell  to keep your eye on his store if you relish one of the best productions of the  Sunny South.  m__***-Ihi t-��l__ii __f_*_ __ _!>���������>_  LTBKBAr.  COXSKKV.VTIVK JlEKTINfi,  w  nk of Montreal.  Established  1S17.  Capital (all paid up) $12,000,000.00  Reserved fund : : 6,000,000.00  Undivided profits :    : 1,102,792.72  HEAD    OFFICE,    MOXTKEAL.  Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, G.C.M.G. President.  Hon. G. A. Drummond, Vice President,  E. S. Clouston, General Manager,  Branches in all parts of Canada, Newfoundland, Great Britain, and  the United States.  New Denver branch  E. PITT, Manager  matter. Legislation 01* patriotism  are the only remedies for this growing menace to the land of champagne.  There is plenty ot material in France.  All that it needs is a chance.  Zola makes the following eloquent  appeal to the mothers of France: "Oh  mothers of France! give us more chil  dren, in order that France may pre  serve her prestige, her strength, and  her prosperity: for it is necessary that  France   s' ould   live.      France,   the  treated this way,   especially as my  brains keep on  growing so rapidly  that my  trousers will  hardly fit nie  any more,   and  my  scab  income or  jawbone will  not permit of a  new  pair.    It is false to thing that I need  spanking.    All I need is appreciation !. ""'   " "���."���,   ~.~0  1 s ll 1 Are your parents .deadr  The annual meeting oi the Liberal-  Conservative Union for British Columbia, will be held at the Assembly Hall,  New Westminster on the 5th day of  October next, commencing at 10 a. m.  All Liberal-Conservatives will be welcome. The right to vote is confined to  delegates chosen hy Liberal-Conservative associations or district meetings  regularly convened for this��� purpose. One  delegate for' every twenty members of  such association or district meeting.  Proxies can only, be used by members of  thc Union. Advantage may be taken of  the railway rates to and from the Exhibition which is being held at the same  time. Geo. PL, Co wax, Secretary.  I). PL Wilson, President.  Mrs.   Dothetown���Poor, dear   child  ���;.a'*��a*_��__*s��r-fl��r**�� ���*;�� '-sai *  3 **��_ ���*;��_���''_.* **  -4 <v,_i'*-a**^3*r*gs*8rT*a.-^s*.**.aaaag ��r  *._:?_���?! vnnf... *_ ____ tl ibt____i____���  This time it is  Fishing Rods  From this date until  Nov. 1st, 18!>9, I will  sell my stock of fishing Rod. at  for my great talents and some sauce  for my red fish. Look at my work in  this camp. Was I not one of the  leaders in the 2-lth of May rebellion?  Was I not the fellow who made a  fountain head of the emancipation ot stab at New Denver by discovering  the human race, the future source of the ore shipments at Bosun Landing?  all truth and justice! . . My wish Am I not the recognized leader of  for France is  that  this deficit of Ule Silverton's 400?   Look at my brilliant  might cease, that life should be regarded as ot the good goddess, the  immortal one who gives eternal victory. I would wish her to have a  powerful and natural literature, virile  and clean, characterized by an honesty that fears neither facts nor  words, restoring to honor the fruitful  marriage, and creating vast monuments of solidity and peace, for the  mounting flood of future generations.  And I would wish that a new social  order might spring from it, brave  men and brave women, families with  a dozen children apiece, to proclaim  the joy of humanity in the face of the  sun."  Zola, it would do your heart good  to come to British Columbia and see  the crop of babies. In Kaslo, New  Denver and many other camps of  this wonderful country, we have babies till you can't rest. They are the  finest babies in the world, and ii  signs do not fail, their shadows will  never grow less.  editorials and the stale and stolen  news I print every week in that  humble apology for a newspaper of  mine. Do not all these things appeal  to your sense of appreciation? Will  you ever recognize the fact that I am  the greatest man in vour midst, and  that, even it I have lived for years  upon liver and conceit, my talent is  not under a bushel, but shines as  brightly as a candle on the top of  Silver mountain."  A speech like the above would help  the boy out, and tend to relieve the  impression that all fools are not-  sleeping under the daisies.  Tenement Tommy���I t'ink pap is.  Him an' mar wus alight-in' when 1 left,  an' gee, she wasn't doin' a t'ing to him  den.  Williams has received another consignment of confectionery that cannot  be surpassed in this district. Tickle  your palate with some of it and enjoy  life.    A good many men believe that when  they have borrowed a dollar that they  have earned it.  Discount  Williams has plenty of cigars always.  They are choice and can he smoked  without waiting for a breeze to spring  up- "__   We postpone work until tomorrow  knowing that in the interval we will  probably forget what we intended to do.  Nesbitt delivers fruit and other goods  to any part of the city.  n. we*_no_ _.t��__r__******fi -wra-ggJ  ____Mn*'U  The 8=hour  FOR. CASH  _OT_n._____*___  I have a large stock **u  hand and do not want ro  carry them over. This  will give \ on the choice  of a splendid assortment  at a price cheaper than  you can buy in the Fast.  You can thus buy a  splendid  Greenheart Rod,  Value $6, for  and a magnificent  Split Bamboo, frvp  Value $10,   lur  And barken you to this:  The fish iiijj lias i>rn<'H<-:i I l.v  j list st:i rted . -  Buy your flies and other  inckle here. We handle  the best quality and  PRICES   ARE  RIGHT.  S. RASHDALI .  Notary Public.  A. K. _ ..UO.UIEK.  RASHDALL & FAUQUIER  MINES & REAL ESTATE.  NEW DENVER, B.C.  MIXING INTERESTS BOUGHT  Abstract.'  SOLD   and BONDED.  ���INVITED   of Title 10 mineral claims.  CO R R ES HON DENG R  i  "are,  %!.   !!__# f  Stoves,  ints, Oils,  CANTON and JESSOPS'  STEEL. CALIFORNIA GIANT POWDER.  Sloean City, B. C.  iner's Supplies,  ass, &e.  In the United States $8,000,000 per  year are spent for  looking glasses  Vanity comes high, but Uncie Sanvs  girls must have: it  APHORISMS.  Science has discovered that the sun  is blue in color. We find this out with  pleasure. It matches our eyes, although it does not harmonize with the  usual state of our feelings.  A.    STORY   ON    WINGS.  The latest   trouble   to  visit  New  Denver was J. T. Wil kinson, or Wings,  as he is called by old timers.  Wings,  like a spirit of unrest,   has roamed  through    the   mountains   for   many,  years in search of victims.   He is always smiling and  perfectly fearless  in   his methods of carrying on  his  game.    He will pounce on to a likely  mark like a  hawk   after a spring-  chicken, poke him in  the  ribs, and  flood tlie ozone with oratory until the  victim digs up  in sheer desperation,  too stunned   to realize   for   several  minutes that he  has parted from  his  money and has nothing in return but  a year's subscription to the Province.  Wings has worked his graft for many  years, and still has money to blow in  on equines,  blooded  and otherwise  He is a whirlwind of rough, boisterous hilarity.    He was cured of bash-  fulness years  ago, and   his  nerve is  supreme.     The  world should  have  more men  like  Wings.    He spreads  a heap of sunshine in every community,   which   fully    recompenses   the  folks who go against his game.    He j  is all right, but  he  will  never wear j  wings on the other side of the great1  divide   if  he   does   not stop telling  stories about the count and the red,  white and blue ribbons. Come again,  Wings.     The   bull   dog   is   always  chained up when you  strike  the Lucerne of America.  Nothing is so infectious as example.���  Kingsley.  Of all vain things excuses are the vainest.���Buxton.  Discretion in speech is more than eloquence.���Bacon.  A life spent worthily should be measured hy deeds, not years.���Sheridan.  Who makes quick use of the moment  is a genius of prudence.���Lavater.  A straight line is the shortest in morals  as in mathematics.���Maria Edge*, or th.  The happiest life is that which constantly exercises and educates what is  best in us.���Hamerton.  The man who builds, and lacks wherewith to pay, provides a home from which  to run away.���Young.  Nothing in the world is more haughty  than a man of moderate capacity when  once raised to power.���Sherlock.  The darkest hour in the history of any  young man is when he sits down to study  how to get money without earning it.���  Horace Greeley.  Has been on shift in the  Slocan for many weeks,  but it has not injured the  quality of the beverages  in the Ivan hoe at Sandon. Nearly everything is new around this  old-time tavern except  the whiskey and the  landlord.  Dick Orando,  for further information.  son's  Drug & tsook Store  New Denver, 13. C.  Sunday ii'Hii'H: *.' to .'1 t>. 111.  E. M. BRINDLi-  and  Jeweler  Orders  tention.  bv mail receivt  New Denver,  prompt at-  The Clifton House,  Sandon.  Ma  .implc accommodations for a lartre number of people.     Tho rooms are large  ami airy, and  the Dining Room is provided  with evuryMiinjr   in vlie market  Sample Room* for Commercial Travelers.  John Buckle3', Prop.  SLOGAN CITY, B. 0.  Heavy and .Shelf Hardware.        Jessop's and Canton Drill  Stoves. Tin and Granite Ware.  We- are handling* all kinds of  NOTICE.  HHAS. IC   STRICKLAND  will  ee  r  Vj    cmuus due im; and n*ivc receipt, lor fhesanie.  licet  all ac  >r the na  MUN'KO.  Canadian  Patents.  The wagon road between New  Denver and Three Forks is in a  mangled condition. Fallen trees disfigure its facial appearand;, while  the war of the elements has made  great trashes in its side. In it; present, condition it is positively dangerous to leave it out  in   the rain.    The  Below will be found a list of United  States patents granted to Canadian inventors. This list is prepared especially for this paper by Messrs. Marion _  Marion, solicitors of patents. New York  Lift', building, Montreal, who will s.nd  their Inventor's.-help free, to any address:���-1)3*2,(i-lo, Samuel W. Butterfield.  Three Rivers, *_ue., log sawing machine; !)'-_.-t . i. diaries S. Davis, Freeman. <>nt., wire splicer: (*.*2.3'w. Alfred  Robinson, Abercorn,curd agitator: *.*_.-  5-10. Robert YV. Sampson, Que. puncture  closer for pneumatic tires: ('82.-2.S7. YV.  .1. Walsh, Hamilton, telephone number  and address annunciator.  A    Victim.  "I was injured, ma'am, by  the burst- j  ing of a magazine." said  the wayworn  tourist who was eating a cold luncheon  in the kitchen.  "In the war:-1"  *'No, ina'am." he answered. "In New  York city. The silent partner refused  to put up for ir any longer. I was one  of the, editors  Blasting", Mining and Sporting Powders.    Also Blacksmith's  Coal.    Lumber, Sash and Doors.  Salil<;    Island    Disappc; iring;.  Did you receive samples of Flannelettes.  Shaker Flannels, Cashmerettes, Wrap-  perettes, G-inghams, and Prints'? If not  drop us a post card and they will be  mailed to you at once. These goods are  constantly in use and will naturally interest you, as they are splendid values.  Your neighbors are mailing ns orders for  these goods and von will, too. when vou  see them.  We would like to Draw  your attention to our pretty Wrappers,  from Si.25 to .2.50 in all colors and  styles-; likewise our Blouses, from 50e to  .1.50 in Prints, Sateens and Piques; also  Underwear���we have a pretty assortment of Hygiene Vests from 12Ac to 30c.  You will really be astonished at this  value. We could mention other lines  worthy of attention but suffice it at present to say that a look around our Dry  Goods Department will convince anyone  that it is complete in all lines.  After a while we shall say something  about our Groceries, Hardware and  Boots and Shoes.  F.  W. JORDAN & CO., Nakusp.  California  Wine Co.,  NELSON, B.C.  Wholesale  Dealers in  To those who re-  ready  finished   an  ������ard tin  1  iiuite  world as a I  rounded off  *k***C_  __-���*��"_> -0**n_jL^___  Imported  Goods of rough  texture  are Popular  this season.  Write for Prices.  Our Stock is the Largest in Kootenay  HOTEL  J. & R. D. CAMERON,  Tailors. Sandon.  w  . DllKWIlY  Kaslo. R.C  H.T.Twiofi  New Denver. B.C.  DREWRY & TWIGG  Dominion iinrl Provincial Lund Surveyors.  Civil i:ml "M'inin.   Engineers.  Bodfor .. M  ..-il Co.le.  /tSTRashfl.ill & F*ui(|iiioi*. Aironts.  JJOWARD WEST.  Assoc. K S M. I.onik. . V.wa  MINING ENGINEER,  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST.  & ASSAYER.  I .oiiertic?   cx-mrmed   and   repnrtfd on  f<v.   111  tending pun. ias*<M*>.  Assay otlice and  Chemical   Laboratory.  Belli-  vnc avn. Xew Dun ver, I' (;.  JOHN V. PERKS. P  rop.  HEATED BV  l_|..-r   AID  and    Electric.  nU  I    A'n  Bells and Li. hr in every room....  Larue and well lighted Sample Rooms  Hourly Street Car between hotel rihI  Station.   Free bus meets all trains   1 .a.-onable Rates.  JEVELISTOKE  Nig'ht "Till room in connection for the  convenience, of quests arriving- and de-  nartina* by niii'lit trains  }[t L. GRIMMETT, L.L.B.  BARRISTER,  Solicitor. Notary Public, Etc.  Sandon, B. C.  Branch oflice ar. New Denver e^ery  Saturday. rfiXTH Year..  THE LEDUE, NEW DENVER, B.C., SEPTEMBER 21. 1899.  ASCA.  1^  The poem printed below has been  drifting' through the press for 15 years  without anyone claiming* it. Some of  the many writers in Kootenay may  have written it, for more than one of  them has been a rough, rider and basked in the smiles of Mexican sweethearts  down on the Rio Grande.  I want free life, I want fresh air,  I sigh for the canter after the cattle,  The crack of the whips, like shots in a  battle,  And the melee of hoofs and herns and  heads  That wars and  wrangles and scatters  and spreads,  With the green beneath and the blue  above,  And  dash,  and danger, and life, and  love���  And Lasca!  She used to ride  On a mouse gray mustang close to my  side,  With blue serape and bright bell spur,  1 laughed with joy as I looked at her.  Little she knew of books or creeds,  An "Ave Maria" sufficed for her needs.  Little she cared, save, to be hy my side,  And to  ride  with  me���and   ride,���and  ride���  From San Saba's shore to Lavaca's tide.  She was as bold as the billows that heat!  She was as  wild as the breezes that  .blow!  From her little head to her little feet  She. was swayed in her suppleness to  and fro  By each gust of passion.  A sapling grown on a Kansas bluff,  That wars with the wind when rhe weather is rough  Is liU ������, this Lasca���this love of mine.  But once when  J   made her jealous, for  fun.  By something I'd said or looked or done,  One Sunday in San Antonio,  To a glorious girl on thc Alamo,  She drew from  Iter garter a dear little  dagger,  And���sting of wasp!���it  made me stagger!  An inch to  the  left  or  an  inch  to the  right,  And   I   shouldn't  he  maundering here,  tonight;  But she sobbed, and, sobbing, so quickly bound  I fer torn reboso the wound around  That 1 quite forgave her, and scratches  don't.count  In Texas, down by the liio Grande.  I fer   eye   was   brown���a,   deep,   dark  brown���  Her hair was darker than her eye;  And something in her smile or frown,  t .tried crimson lip and instep high,  Showed  that there  ran   in  each'blue  vein  .Mixed with the milder Aztec strain,  The glorious vintage of old Spain.  She was alive in every limb  With feeling to her finger tips;  And when the sun is like a fire,  And sky one shining soft sapphire,  '  One does not drink in little sips  The air was heavy, the  night was hot!  I sat by her side, and forgot���forgot���  Forgot  the herd  that  was taking   its  rest:  Forgot that the air was*close opprest,  That the Texas  norther  comes sudden  and soon,  In the  dead  of  night,  or  the  blaze of  noon;  That, once let the herd at its breath take  fright  And   nothing   on   earth   can  stop  the  1 light:;  And woe to 'die rider, woe to the steed,  Who falls in front of the wild stampede!  Was that thundery    T rose and grasped  the cord  (>f in v swift mustang, without a word.  I sprang  to  the saddle, she clung behind.  Away, on a hot chase down the wind!  And never was fox hunt half so hard!  And never was steed so little spared!  For we rode for  our lives!    You shall  hear how we fared  In Texas, do .n by the Rio Grande  BRIGHT   MEXTAX    FLASHES.  Art has prejudices which it presents to  the world as principles.  Inconsistent   human   nature    doesn't  noticed the frequent recurrence of the  same figures. He discovered that it was  due to the fact that in cleaning the.  roulette the servant was obliged to press  heavily on certain parts which, took a  want to be understood nor yet misunder-   polish   with   difficulty.    Through   this  stood, j some parts of the brass were depressed  By making the  people  wait for us we  teach them the folly of punctuality.  Sometimes men are slow because their  wives have usurped the whole track.  The misfortunes hardest to bear are  those* which our kinsfolk have prophesied.  Most of the quarrels in this life are  started on Monday mornings before ten  o'clock.  We are on the road to wisdom when  we make our old mistakes only with new  people.  Man sometimes  fancies   that sin is ta-  | in a manner imperceptible to the eye,  i but palpable in its results. The rolling-  ball was diverted from its legitimate  course by these inevitable indentations:  hence certain numbers were sure to win  repeatedly during the day, while others  never turned up. On this knowledge  the brothers acted. When they had  gained 10,000 francs a day,they gave up  play and did not return till next day  Hence their final success; but theirs was  no system in the usual sense.  hi  the Caroline islands  the   people-  have a perverted taste for a certain kind  j of clay,  ken out of him when he has lost only, hi _ j    Nesbitt is opening- a line of candies:  conceit. | that is the essence of sweetness     Make  A girl knows that  she  is in love when   a purchase early and often,  she would rather hear the man talk than |  talk herself * i seldom  lind   people ungrateful as  '   "       '"���   ' i long as we are  in  a  condition to render  The old-fashioned  man   who used  to { them services���Rochefoucauld,  pray in a closet is getting demoralized by j ���  living in a fiat.  If women had no sense of humor lots  of men would wear crazier looking neckties than they do.  Discontented  people  are   the   factors  that improve  the  world  for  the enjoy  ment of contented people.  MUCH    IN    ���'ITTJ_E.  &^<S��eQt9m����G��&&����&��G&m,3��Q9&99&��&������������Qf&9Q99  All appetite that 'we cannot  satiate,  Canadian  ���-���'^���^���v*___P^^__. ���.-_���_.'_i_______,.____  AND SCO LINE.  Many insects hear and breathe with  the same apparatus.  There are three newsy little American papers in Manilla.  The London Mail callsxhe Philippines  "the jewel ofthe far east."  In South America there is a race of  eats which does not know how to mew.  Nearly all skin diseases are supposed  to be caused liy microscopic insects.  Tin-', pantries at Windsor Castle contain gold and silver plate valued at S7,-  500,000.  The American Bible Society has sent  3.500 Spanish New Testaments to Santiago, Cuba.  If a man were to leap in proportion to 1'  his size as far as a. Ilea, he could jump ��� (j  7 ; miles.  it requires over 8300.000 a year to run  the crystal palace in London, and it  barely pays itself.  Over 100 persons disappear in London  every year without leaving the slightest trace behind.  At theStrozzi palace, in  Rome, there  is a book made of marble, the  leaves i *s"^g  being of marvelous thinness. I ; * i  A writer in a London tailoring maga- . W W  ziue complains that tailors themselves i -*it*  are seldom well dressed. ! fV.A  ���n'OI'LJ'*    TAI-Klif)    AHOUT. j W'  ���*���*.'-��  For several years we have been catering to tlie  hotel wants of the Slocan public.  Our success has been won by our efforts to please;  our future success will be ditto.  Our dining room is set for the hungry miner, the  weary traveler, the wealthy mine buyer and busy  mine manager and business man.  Our chicken dinners advertise themselves: they  must be indulged in to be appreciated.  Our bar room is supplied with the purest liquors  and best cigars.  Our bedrooms are light and airy, clean and quiet,  and electric-lighted throughout.  Our attendance is good; it will please you.  The St. James Hotel is the place and Jacobson  i. Co. are the people. If von want the best hotel service this is the place in New Denver for  New Fast Daily Service between  Atlantic mm Pacific * **  lie  s  ��  Improved   connecting   service   via.  Revelstoke or Crows Nest route  ���: to and from���:   Kootenay Country  First-Class Sleepers on all trains from  Arrowhead and Kootenay Ldg.  Tourist Cars pass Revelstoke daily  for St. Paul; Thursdays'for Montreal & Boston;   Tuesdays fc '  Saturdays for Toronto.  ���NEW DENVER TO  oronto, - 92 hrs Montreal, 9G hrs  New York, 108 hrs Winnipeg, 52 hrs  Vancouver, 2. hrs   Victoria,' 38 hrs  NEWSPAPER  ADVERTISING  in a judicious, pains-taking  way, and the circulation of  neatly     printed,     attractive  BUSINESS  STATIONERY  in the ordinary channels of  **.rade    and    correspondence.  HI   '"  TINSMITH,  Has returned and is prepared tor all  kinds of work in his line. Special  discounts to mines in Stoves, Tin and  Granite Ware.  *UI Slocan  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  Helena 31iiuii.il Claim.  Sit Hiiro in the .Slocan Milling Division of-AVest  Kootenay District. Where loeiU <-;d: On  Wakefield Mountain.  'PAKE NOTICE That I. Chas. E. Hop-, five  I miner's certhiciiio Xo 7!*f*-'A , intend, sixty  days from the date Ik-roof to apjiiy to tlu:  Mining Recorder for eertiiieates of im-  ..rovcniciits fur the purpose nf obtaining a Crown  _*i-;int of the.above claim.  _ And further lake notice that action under section ;i" must lie commenced before, the issuance  of such certiiicate of improvements.  D ited this L'lth dav of Au_nst. lSil'i  ������'"I ' ' CHAS. E. Mijl'K.  <'oldei>  Ci'iiwii  Mineral  Claim.  CdNXKCntiNS  Revelstoke and main line points.  ll-L'.'k Dly: lv���I.vuverC. Sidinir���ar: Daily li':0l'k  31:00k ex.Sun: lv X.D.-nver I.d . ar ex. Suit.15:20k  KOS   ..A.NH. XH.J.IX   AND CI.'OW'S NKST 1.1 XE.  15.ink ex. Sun: lv X.Denver J_(_ are.x.Snu 11.00k  Ascertain rates mul   full   information   by addressing nearest local agent or���  G. B. GARRETT, ...���.at New Denver.  VV. F.  Anderson.  Trav.  Pass. A*4~fc.. Nelson.  E. .1. C_ iy'c, A. G.   ., Aki., Vancouver.  Mm Falls k irtta  SYSTEM.  J. K. CLARK,  MINES  AND  Situated in the Slocan City Minim: Division of  West Kootenay Di..ri'et. Where located:  On Siirinircr Creek, about three miles Irorn  Slocan City. .  TAKE NOTICE That I. Chas. JE. Hope, free  L miner'-*, certificate No Twi-jA. intend. tit* davs  irom the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a certificate, oi improvement-, for  the purpose of obtaining a crown [n*an*- of tlie  above claim.  And further take notice that action under sec-  lion 37must be commenced before the is. .iroice  nf -ucli cerriticate of improvements.  Dated this -_�����]] (���!������ v - . Anutist. i.W.  a:*i " CHAS   E. HOPE.  Slocan  Hoi!����� 3Tiiu;r:il (Uniin.  Pi  The mustang" Hew, and  we-urged him  on;  There   was one chance lelt���and you  have but one���  Halt, jump to the ground, and shoot  your horse,  Crouch under his carcass and take your  chance!  And   if   the   steers   in   their frantic  course  Don. batter vou both to pieces at once,  Yon   may   thank   your   star!    If   not,  good-by  To the.quickening  kiss and the long-  drawn sigh,  And the open air and the open sky,  in Texas, down by the Rio Grande!  The cattle gained on us, and, just' as I  felt  For my old six-shooter behind in  mv  belt.  Down caine the mustang and down  came we,  Clinging together, and���what  was the  "rest.  A body that spread itself on my breast,  Two  arms  that  shielded  mv . di/_v  heul,  Two  lips  that   hard  on   my lips  were  prest!  Then came the thunder in my ears,  As over us surged the sea of steers,  Blows that beat blood into my eyes,  And when I could rise���  Lasca was dead!  I gouged out a grave a few feet deep,  And there, in  earth's arms, I laid her  to sleep!  And there she is sleeping, and no one  knows,  While the summer shines and the winter snows.  For   many   a   year   the  flowers   have  spread '  A pall of petals above her head;  And the little gray  hawk hangs poised  in the air,  And the sly coyote trots here and there;  And the black snake glides and glistens  and slides  Into a rift of the cotton wood tree;  And the bi.iz-.ard sails on and comes and  is gone  Stately and still as a ship at sea!  And they wonder why I do not care  For the things  that  are like the things  that were  Put half of my  heart  lies buried there.,  In Texas, with   Lasca, down   by  the  Richard Mansfield smokes a cigar  made especially for his private use.  Tolstoi never uses a whip when driving. "I talk to my horses," he says, "I  never beat them."  Lord Rosebery, it is said, knows more  about practical farming than any other  person in England.  It is stated that William Black made  as much money by his bocks as 1-tucl-  yard Kipling made by his.  Mr. Balfour is one of the fastest  speakers in the house of commons, uttering an average of P>0 words per  minute.  The King of Italy, though the head of  one of the greatest wine-producing  countries in the world, is almost an abstainer.  Andrew Carnegie is growing rapidly  bald. Flis hair has always been fine,but  what uoav remains of it is growing  scantier clay by day.  Like Admiral Schley, Admiral Sampson is something of an artist, and many  of his letters home during the Spanish  war were illustrated with marginal  sketches of considerable merit.  TABLE    TALK.  Frogs are eaten the world over.  In temperate regions the Indians eat I  grasshoppers.   They   also   eat   rattle i w y  snakes, as do the Africans. *���*  It is said the Arabs first made butter.  They were carrying milk in skins on  the backs of camels and the steady jog-  II" it's an increase of business y^yV  yon are after you can get it. *;-��  The quickest way about it is  to advertise through the  columns or' Tin; Lki>���;*���:���the  most 'widely-read paper in  the mining region. It goes  into   every   home,  iu Slocan  New Denver  Sa:ndo_i  KasJo  WihiTtewateir  Slocan  City  Silverton  AM Mining Camps,  Reports, Examinations and Management.  NEW DENVER,  In  this advanced age  it is  out of business gear  to at- w^tf  tempt to carry on  any husi- lyg\  ness without suitable printed  stationery.      Vou should be  supplied with good  quality  Letter Heads  Bill Heads  Statement.  Note Heads  Hemo Heads.  Circulars  Envelopes  Anything Wanted  PIONEER HOUSE OF  THAT CITY. DO NOT  FORGET IT WHEN  INSANDON   R.   CUNNING,   Proprietor.  Situate    in    tlu;   Slocan    i.iuhm'   Division   .if  West   Kootenay   District.     Where,  located:  ,        South nf Carpenter creek, one-half mile east  !        of Sandon.  I TAKK NOTICE tluu 1. Herbert T. T\vi��'. as  _ y^ j ' rtfteut for IJo'ei't Cunniny. free miner'.-* ccr-  O . _/ . I 'ificaie Xo. ::!.-)i _:���;._. recorded h'older of a livesmli  io-i! undivided interest, and Volne.v D Williamson, recorded holderof a one-sixth (i-i! mndivided  intcre. .. free miner's certiiicate Xo. tiTii*"'!. intend  ..\*t.v days from the date here .!' to apply io the  Minim:- Recorder for a certiiicate of hii] .ove-  nients for the |)iii-|<ose. m ohtiiiiiins a Crown ���jrant  of the alt >ve claim.  And furtli.-r lake notice thai   action under section :i7 mis . he conini:-u.-ed ! e:oi*e, the isstuinei. ...|  :-ueh certiiicate ol improvements.  Dated this .",d day of  Viiu-usr. l. . n.  iU'..u-:i it I-'K l*i-:RT T. TWIGCr.  xi-'.r.sox & F.n.rsM i.-:fi'.ak:) co.  KEU .MOL'XTAIX _Y CO.  The all rail, and direct route  between   the   Kootenay  ..District and..  All British Columbia Fonts  Pacific Coast Points  Puo*et Mound Points  Eastern Canada, and the  United States.  Connects at  Spokane with  GREAT XOKTHEKN  RAILWAY  XORTHERX PACIFIC RAILWAY  O. R. R. & XAVIGATIOX CO.  Leaves Nelson 9:10 a.m.  DR. MILLOY,  ROSSLAND.  ��8��������������0*����������f @1   The  We   have  t rived  a   specially   con-  arlvt-rtisni'  Leland  on  Nakusp,  Maps furnished, Tickets sold and information  ;. ven by Iocul find connecting* line Ticket agents  H. A. JACKS. X, G. P. & T. A.  Snokane. Wash  KOOIENAY     RAILWAY  _ NAVIGATION CO.  Operating' Kaslo  & Slocan Raihvay,  International   Navigation  _.  Trading'   Company,  ocao  KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY.  Schedule of Time.     Pacific Standard  ���Time���  Passenger   train  for Sandon    and  way stations  leaves   Kaslo at 8:00 a  ni. daily,   returning',   leaves  Sandon  at 1:15  i*.   ni.    arriving at    aslo at  .:55 p. in.  Furnishes accommodations  to the traveling public  equal to any on Slocn  Lake. Comfortable beds  and tasty meals. The best  brands of liquors and  cigars on the market.  Is a conifortaiile hotel for travellers  to si'.ji at.  Mrs. McDougald.'  ��*ing churned the fluid into butter. j |T^ trivet I envelope a .vurtisnij  '   Eggs have always been  eaten since I M Ne^ Dumvr tl,flt shn^ b<  *���������������"'      ^'-,'eggs of land   fowl, ! /J " y KV(;r'' ,t',m''1' writer V  3S, ostriches, sturgeon ! J. 4 from thiK poil,t'     Th(jy  cost *  time began.    The  tortoises, crocodiles  and emit, all form articles of diet.  One-half of all the coffee used in the j  world is consumed in the United States, !  or nearly twice as much as Europe, |  which has five times the population.       !  An old lady, who is very  much of a j  bore, paid a visit to a family of her ac��;  quaintance.   She prolonged   her stay, :  and finally said to  one of  the children:  "I am going away directly,  Stanley,  and I want you to   o-o   part of the,  way  with me."'   "Can't do it     We are. going  to have dinner as  soon  as you leave,"  replied Stanley  Mow They  Won.  In the Gambling World, liy llouge et  Noir. two brothers, Russians, are recorded as having played at Homburg  and won about 50u,0o0 francs.  'ho', of the brothers for some time  watched the play, without staking, and  it  SI for the first hundred and  50c for each subsequent .100  ���with your name and address printed thereon. For  the ladies we have a fancy  line  of  the  latest styles of  Visiting Cards  And our stock of  i We d dirn.g Stati orneryX.  Inv stations  Ball Programs  fleuijUi Cards, IB'tc,  Is equal to   any   to be found  iu tiie large cities.  Call or address���  THK  ! EDGE,  ii. t Lor.'i-:;:v.  Editor and Financier.  Travelers  Will fiiirl the  Arlington Hotel  a pleasant place ro stop at when in  SI can City,  _ ETH1XG & HKXDKKSOX. Proprietors.  The Prosuectors' Assay Office  Brandon, B. C,  THOS. LAKE, Prop.  J. E. Angrignon  The Leading  AIR  Bosun Block.  Xew Denver.   B.C.  FRED J. SQUIRE  Nelson. B. C.  Merchant Tailor.  Assay Price  List:  'is��c7 .~y*��*>  ->xsy ">"5 ?-=���."~~jz  ;a_i  .: ,    <m  .old. Silver, or Load, each   Hold. Silver and Load, c  .nliiiicd   I Ri.ld and Silver   I Si!v_- .and Load   | Coiijicr thy Electruly-isi   I Gold. Silver. Copper and Lrad   j fji'ld and Copper   Silver and Cooper   j G"M. Silver and Copper       i  !Jlathnmi   ! Mercury ���   f.i-Mii ni-Miiiitraiic.   i 1.  ne.   Mayiie. .mil. I'.iriiiii'i.  Silica.  Sul-  plinr. each   ! Bismuth.Tin. Cobalt. Xickei. Antimony.  I        Zii.e. and Ar-eine. each .'..  ! Coal (Fixed Curl. ,n. Vnlaiil.- .Matter. ,\A\.  j        and   percentage   of   Coke, if Cokin.e.  J Terms:   '..';is-Ii  AYi.i   S;mi pie.  I June. >th. is'.!.'..  ' FRANK  DICK,  ' Vss.-i vc a to!   A i  Full Line  of Siurino-s and  Trousei,inti'Hal,,-H\-^ on Iimik.1.  PHOTOGRAPHERS  LOOK!  I-'::*;' I '������ rtrid _'���- . ::.'���..���;      :������*,(���.  '    - 11   - r  ^IIT;       ���    .   ..-Hue   ;���;:! I      .  ' '.   SI K',\ riilvAK'N*.  K;i-I i. ['.. (  F. Le CHRISTIE, L.L.B.  ; BAK'HrSTKK',  i SOLICITOK, Etc.  ��� NDTAWV PUBLIC.  .st I Every Friilayal Silvurtun. SAXDo. . B  INTERNATIONAL    NAVIGATION  & TRADING CO.,   operating on  Kootenay Lake and 'River.  S.  S.  IX"TERXAT10XAL.  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson at 6:00 a.  in., daily except Sunday. Returning*  leaves Nelson at 4:30 p. ni.. calling-  at Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth and  all way points,  Connections with  S.   F. _ N. train  to and  from  Spokane at Five Mile  Point; also with  str.   Alberta to and*  from Bonner's Ferry, Idaho.  S.  S. ALBERTA.  Leaves Nelson for Bonner's Ferry,  Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays  at 7 a m , connecting with, steamer  International from Kaslo at Pilot Bay.  Retur dug* leaves Bonner's Ferry at  /:00 a. iii., Wednesdays, Fridays  and Sundays, connectiner with str.  International tor Kaslo, Lardo and  Argenta. Direct connecions made at  Bonner's Ferry with -Tireat Northern  Railway for all   points east and west.  LARDODUXCAX   DIVISION*.  Steamer Interna:.!..! ial leaves    aslo  for Lardo and Argenta *r.  S:15   . m.  Wednesdays and Fridays.     Steamer  Allierta leaves Kaslo  {\>r Lardo and  Argenta at 8 p.m. Sundays.  Steamers call at principal landings  in hoth directions, and at other points  wlie*' signalletl.  ickets sol ��� to all [joint * Ca. ada  and the United Statas. o ascertain  rates and full information,  address���  Robert Irving, Manager.  S. Campbell, Kaslo, B. C.  Freight and Ticket Agt.,   Sandon.  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS.  I'o and fruin Kuropean j>��� ��� 11:r~ via Canadian  and American lines. Apply '���������!��� -aiiim: dates  rate . tickets and   .''nil   inl'uriiiati' >n   !������  anyl.'.  I Ry atrcnl or���  i C.   B. 'iARRKTT,  j ('.'. I'. R. A _ei. I. New Deiivet.  |      W. I*. F. C:::iimiii, , ,., S. S. A_r., Winiiijios'.  FOR CROISIERS- BEADS. St An-  rliniiv's Miai.-ils. I.iule Clmpl-t of St. An-  thuny and v'ancelle ! Pi.stai  Af,reiicv B< thlelc in \p  St.. .Montreal. Que  ....lie   Si  .amis,   write to  Dr. Nansen never \ve;irs ,-tn (.vercnat  in latitudes south oi f'reci'ilaiid. THE LEDGE, XEW DENVER, B.C., SEPTEMBER 21,  1899.  Sixth Yeah  TiIO'i'HKK'S    ALL    ICKiHT.  The Chicks of the Empire arc- fi'ippiiiL*'  their wind's.  And training* tlieir beaks i'er rhe (iirht:  A cluck, and   ihe .brood��� to  her bosom  she brings  .  A-flutter,.but mother's all riirht.  It isn't an ca^le���;i   Frank, or a liana���  That feathers   .*.>vih1 J'rili at the si.uiit.  Then wiiv in the vardall this iiurry ;ind  fuss?  Don't worry her.    Mother's all rig'iit  AYouldst j.'eek at  the African beetle  or  .worm  She ^*oiii2* to crunch���but a mite:-1  Nay, nay, though its got  quite a thick  epiderm,  Don't clutter so.    Mother's all right.  ���Adelaide. Critic.  ' Their wise poliev  would be to deal with j desperate, straits  to open   their   mines ���  ��� us as citizens in tlie business with then, j without   ie.c.!_ni*.ng  the   miners' union  ; and not as mules, made   useful -'or haul-j ami nil the union   stands for, when they  I ing out the minerals   for a piece of grub  and a few clothes.    We are men, capable  have to adopt such despicable methods  to K-eure men as was attempted in Kev-  elstoke this week by Joseph Errin. ton,  who churned to be a representative o>  the Wake-field mine, Silverton, which is  repres<;nted in the Mine Owners' Protective Association. To the credit of the  miners of the Itevelstoke district, be it  i sai 1, thai not one of them would take  advantage of their fellow workers' victory in the south   country,' and to a man  ABOR'S  ID  OF IT.  of known':* our fair claims, and we have  the power to insist upon them. . We are  not anarchists: we are law abiding, and  we insist on being recognized and met on  these matters, and not be forced to do  just what a' few men (few of whom are  citizens of our country) think lit to dictate.  Tlie miners of the Slocan are sensible  men, just as much so as in other parts of I 'refused to scab. They recognized that,  the country where all business is done | the mine owners, now practically beaten, j  amicably between employers and em- were trying to u-?e litem to 'break' thej  ployees. ! miners' union, and would   have none of i  'it." !  .Mr. Patterson,   of the  Nelson, Sept. 1.2, IS!. >.  COTTON    WAS     I. 0��  'I']).  Several members of the Mine Owners'  Association,   resident  at   Nelson,   and  headed by J. Roderick  Robertson, and  H. E  Croasdaile, interviewed  Finance  Minister Cotton in that city, Thursday.  Kalph Smith, M:P.P. for Nanaimoand ; ���� the question of the  eitrht-hour law.  one of the leading labor men in the pro- i They stated their  objections to the law  vince, was' in the Slocan last week viewing the  situation!    This  is  the way he  and asked that it be suspended until a  commission could be appointed to take  evidence on its effect on the mining* industry. Mr. Cotton replied that the  mine managers would be in no position  to g-ive evidence upon the eight hour  law until they worked the mines under  it. He suggested that they should give  the law a trial before they condemned  it.  The deputation advanced the economic working of the law, Mr. Cotton  replying by asking what the increase  in cost would amount to per ton upon  the ore mined. This they could not  answer. He added that since the law  came into force, reductions had been  made in the smelting charges, more  than offsetting the alleged increase of  cost of mining, which fact the deputation did not oppose. It was then urged  by the managers that the legislature  had imposed heavy charges upon the  mining industry, but the finance minister produced figures which showed that  the aggregate of the mineral tax from  all the metalliferous mines of the province did not exceed 840,000 per year.  This represented the total sum levied  upon all the metal mines of the province, and was in reality less than the  taxes paid by some of the farming districts along the Eraser-  Mr. Cotton said that the government  could not and would not repeal the  eight hour law, and rurther, that they  would see to its enforcement. Not only  would the present government uphold  the law, hut any government which  might succeed it would cio the same,  because the people of British Columbia  would not elect a legislature committed  to the repeal of the law.  OPPOSITION    M.K.TRK'K    SJiCJiDK.S.  C. \V Clifford. M.P.P. for  Cassiar. in  a   recent   interview  Times representative  ���with  a ��� Victoria  said   that if  the  sizes it up:���  I desire to make some slight reference  to the present difficulty inthe mines of  the Slocan district. This is made, necessary by the many false statements constantly being published reflecting upon  the miners in this trouble. It has been  said, and is believed by many people,  that the operators offered $3.25 to the  miners after the passage of the eight-hour  law. I take the entire responsibility of  asserting that this is altogether a mistake. The miners'association has never  been approached by the associated operators at all. Notices were posted at the  mines stating that the wages would be  $. per day after the 1st of June, actually  a few days before the enforcement of the  eight hour law. The mine operators refused to recognize the authority of the  miners' association at all, and then the  miners very properly considered themselves locked out. There was only one  operator who approached the miners at  all fairly. This was from the Slocan  Stai, an'operator .not a member of the  Mine Owners' Association, who offered  $3.25 to his men. The men refused the  offer, but allowed members of the union  to go to the mine at the manager's request and make it secure, pending a settlement of the general question. 1 desire to say, also, that when the offer was  made by the manager of the Slocan Star,  the men refusing, they requested him to  try for one month at the old rates, implying at least that they would be willing at the end of that period to discuss  the results, and at the same time give  the. miners a chance to see what they  could do in tbe shorter day.  1 consider that the policy pursued by  the operators of these closed mines has  been arbitrary, to say the least. When  we consider that the government was j  merely enforcing a law in keeping with,  the hours of labor in mines in England  and in Australia, and even in the coal  mines of this province, they ought to  have continued their business for a given  period, giving the men a chance to prove  what could be done under the new conditions, and that if the results were  proven to be seriously against them, to  meet tbe miners' union, lay their business before them, and 1 am certain the  whole question could have been settled  without, any trouble. Instead of that,  however, they foolishly thought that hy  continuing their business under the new  law that any consideration of the matter  afterwards would  be  regarded  as a reduction of wages, apart from the fact of  having any relation to  the reduction  of  hours per day.  Instead of going ahead with their business as did the mine owners of Rossland,  Slocan mine owners  have done nothing  to give the men a  fair opportunity (as I  believe from experience would be proven)  to prove that as good results could be got  from eight hours as ten.   They are wasting their energies in drafting petitions to  the government in favor of repealing the  law.   They have  made  it impossible to  get any public sympathy, and certainly  impossible  to   make  out  any good case  for the consideration   of  the question in  the legislature.    The  sooner   the better  they dispose ef the belief that il is probable the law may  be repealed.    The law  is there lo stay.    They must  settle   the  matter outside  of  that,   but   they must  iir.-t recognize the miners' association as  a responsible and constitutional body, as  worthy of n.'_anl as   their   own.     When  th -y do this fairly, their side of the case  will receive  some  consideration by   the  miners.     When we consider the position  oi lhe miners (.if this part of the province.  they are very poorly paid, indeed.  Those :  of them   who   have wives  and   families:  cannot   live  -<t   home, with   few   excep- ;  tions. and are compelled to pay one dollar a dav for bo:.rd, leaving   them in the  best paid mines   $2. .0 a day.    They arc-  not by any   means   over   well   paid, and  we are in a position to make contrasts if  necessary that would make, their propos- .  ed reductions look very mean indeed.  These mine operators must understand  that the miners of  this   province are or-   ganized for political purposes, to get pro-       A sensational   report   is  circulated   oi  tection for labor; and if we have a weal-; the tactics pursued by a  representative  resident man- j  agement oi the Wakefield Mines, when:  shown the . Mail's article, on Tuesday,!  gave it a Hat and emphatic denial.  , i  IViiU'i'   Star  Sltx'iioil.  It is understood   that   the Centre Star !  mino at Posskind is  to be placed on thej  market.    It is  capitalized at if:1,500,000. j  A  Uiie-half of ihe stock  will   be offered  toj  present   holder?  at   sfl,50  a  share, each  War Pat.de holder   being entitled to purchase  as   many  shares  of   Centre   Star  at that figure as he holds of   War Eagle.  The   latter   lias   been   selling lately at j  $3-110.    Four-sevenths of  the War Eagle  stock is held by   the Oooderhain-P.lack-  stock syndicate.  There is one disadvantage in raising  these strapping' big boys. Tid-Bits  tells of a man who sought a divorce,  and properlv, because his wife cut down  his son's trousers for him. Whither  are we drifting? ,;  SLOCAN"    ORE   SHIl'MEXTS.  On tbe market is to be  found at HOBEN'S. For  family Groceries���fresh,  clean, the best put up,  ���you will get the best  service at' HOBEN'S.'  Supplies for the hills, the  cabin, boarding: house,  hotel and home, you  will find complete in all  lines, at reduced prices  5 ii Anrn no  nU.DtiN.o  Mail orders.  New Denver, B. C.  Twitchin  s  1 l_l^*  Wholesale and Retail Dealers.in  Groceries, Dry Goods,  MEN'S FURNIBHINGS, Ii A R 1)W AI x B, CARPETS.  BOOTS & SHOES, TINWARE, LINOLKIJ. rs.  HATS & CAPS, CROCKERY. WINDOW  SHADES, /CLOTHING-.  We carry the best lines that money can buy,   and,   buying in Targe quantities, save you the extra profit,  Sandon       Rossland Greenwood    ..'��� Grand Forks  &  government was to be attacked aud its  existence threatened because of the  eight-hour law, he was prepared to support it, on that measure, at any late.  "1 am an old minor," he added, "'and  i think I can do as much in eight hours  of ordinary drill work as in ten. Thc  day resolves itself naturally into three  parts, eight hours for work, eight hours  for sleep and eight hours for recreation.  Any company which is in a position to  pay S3.50 for ten hours' work can pay  the same for eight, and if they have to  close down on account of the,two hours'  difference, it is only a question of time  when they would close down anyway.  Yes. I am as strong a supporter of the  eight-hour clay as ever/'  Mr. Clifford's action makes it certain  that a majority of the legislative assembly will support the eight-hour law. no  matter what the uncertainty might be  in connection with other questions.  There is a somewhat curious statement  made to the effect that in the Lardeau  mines, where there is little work done  underground, the working day is generally of but eight hours. The limitation need only apply to underground  work, and if the Lardeau owners voluntarily make it apply to all work,their  action is rather significant.  Total shipped duly 1 to Dec. 31, 1898,  17,99-! tons. January 1st, 1899, to  Sept. 10:  ���.'ayne   Lust Chance   Sloean Sun*   Sapphire   Coin   ���Vjax    Sovereign   T. C0...1*   Ivanhoe   Treasure Vault   Trade Dollar   Liberty Hill   Madison   Wonderi'ul   Aiuork'i'in Bo.v   I .alK' Mines   Queen Bess   Wild Goose   Monitor   While water   ���Jackson   I. ;il   Wellington   Anroine   Rambler   Dardanelles   lirear Western    B . .m   Marion'   Ca.iM.'lla   Fidelity.*   Vaiicoiiver   Wakefield..,   l-'.niily Rclirli   ' Y.'inst. _k   Noonday   Enterprise   Tamarac   Black Prince   Ohapleaii   Week  Total  80  -5,:_.-i.:.  '���i*-.  .S3  IS  20  lso  111'  11-.'  3  If.  2b  JO  lSti  ���Sic  1.-111  1.*  .-">*'  2.it<;,  31*  i;ii  ii  ���i*.'i  in.  ���is  . .0  s  3  r.si  lit-  41-c  71"  lfi  li"  Indicate eyestrain  The slightest hint  of it should not be  neglected.  We test eyes free of  charge, and recommend glasses only*  when absolutely necessary. Eves test-  ed night or dav.  OLESALE GROCERS  Agents for B.C. Sugar Refinery and Royal  City Planing Mills."  All work Guaranteed.  Agent   for   the   famous Hamilton &  Hampden Watches.  G, W, GRilMMETT,  Jeweler and Optician,  5a:_clo.n,  NEW DENVER,    B. C.  Provides ample and pleasant accommodation for the traveling public.  Telegrams for rooms promptly attended to.  HENRY STEGE, - - -       -     ' - Proprietor.  Juicy  Beefsteaks  Total lo-.is.  SU  IT.fiST',  Repentance  is  the golden   key   that  opens the palace of eternity.���Milton.  DC  ��� 6"  P  Manufacturers of  and  Shingles  SI.OV AX   13KA MS    Till  BTU'NT  It would seem that the Slocan mining-  district must bear the brunt of all the  alleired trouble between the mine man-  Hirer.-* and the provincial "ovemineiit.  All the other camp* are workiiit** their  mines and payin;** ���*���.'> ~->o for eiii'ht hours.  Tlie Yinir mine, in the Ymir camp, is  tin- only exception. Why this is to he  is diilicult to understand, unless it is  that the mines in the Slocan district are  tunnel propositions .and very little machinery is needed to work them, hence  the properties arc not injured by the  shut down, whereas in the other camps  operations must lie continued to keep  tlie machinery in repair and the \v. .!<-  ]]\g< dry The Slocan mine inannircrs  arc li_'litin,;r tlie. battle for all the other  camps���a losing priioositii-in .any way  von look at it.  CANADA DRUG  _ BOOK CO.,  Jobbers and .Retail Dealers in  P".   I*���--, r.    i; /("���: _  ��.;  DrtUUfc.  \Ll_PAr  A I \OHxv-n ,  MUSICAl. GOODS-  nelsox, li. C  rfc.'��*'^%-^&t/<_^^^  . Af A IP* ^ .I1***   El 3f-_i ."*-_��__       .  \��� fcr *��8l b_. &<������> ���__���  u.  >' .RttPHEl-'S 4  4 VANCOUVER and iNEl.SOr*.   B.C. $ ���  .  Orders   shipped to all  parts of the  Country.'     Mill at head of  -Slocan Lake. ���  E B. Dunlop  BARBER AND HAIRDRESSER.  Oliil.Iron's 'lair . iiuinir a Spirialiy.  SLOGAN'   CITY. - - B.  C.  IL D.CURTIS,  Notary Puhlic.  Mines;   Real   Estate;   Insurance;  accountant.  Abstracts of title Fuknlshed,  SLOGAN CITY, B. C.  Tender Mutton, and Delicious Pork, ahvays at  your command at the  New Denver Meat Market.  Fresh Fish  From the  Briney Deep,  & Buttei  from the plains of Western Canada, and  SAUSAGES  from New Denver.  Shipments are made to  any part of the country.  If you are in need of  substantial nourishment  no not overlook  this ad.  New Denver Meat Market  THE  K  ASLO MOTEL  Family & Commercial.  L  arge  And  Comfortable  ^:      Rooms  Est;-,   li..lull li-*!*.**.  E. M. SANDILANDS,  Fitted witli every modern  convenience.   Special protection a.u'ciinst fire.  Rates ��2.50.  and ��3 per day.  COCKLE & PAP WORTH;  Proprietors.  I WILLIAMS  Dealer in  IMPORTED  DOMESTIC CIGARS  TOBAOCOES,  PIPES, &C.  Van Cam]) Lunch Goods,   Confectionery and Fruit.  A' t  ANi  SANDON. B.C.  Mininji* Stoi'lcs bought and Sold.   General Airent  for Kloc-in Properties.        Promising   Prospects For Sale.   BATHS IN CONNECTION.  Newmarket Block. New Denver  Pal ma  Angrignon  NEW DENVER  1)  R. A.S. MARSHALL.  Dealer in HAY, GRAIN,  ICE, WOOD, Etc  Postoffice address, Rosebery,  w__S. U___W ><__>���< w_*_>-.)  WOTT.)    NOT    SCAT..  thy province���which we uiuloiibteilly  have���we intern! that the men who make  it liy their la'oor -ihare receive a fair  share of it, awl n.> this ewl we are a'nle  by our votes: to *_'e: le_ri��lat..>:*���" who are  willing   to   protect   u~   in   thi=   matter.  of the Wakelielil Mines in his efforts to  tret men to work that property. The  Revelstoke Mail publishes a lengthy article exposing the scheme attempted  there.    It, says in pat t:  "The Slocan mine owners   must be in  Has been thoroua'hlv  renovated and refurnished, making* it one of  tbe best hotels in  Kootcnav. Tbe table  has the. best in the  market, and tlie bar  contains the choicest  brands of liqiiors,wines  and cigars.  Mrs. L. A. Snowman.  J. M. M. BENEDUM,  Silverton.  ASSAYEK.  Orad  Cliienir  Dentist.  Kite lo.  B C  urgery  Livery and Feed Stables,  General  Draying.    1 earns meet all boats and  Trains.                                L  mtu of American College of Dental S  ��������& WW                      BRICK  DEW VER         FOR   SALE.  BRICK  YARD   J0HN G0ETTSCHEi  P    r^  1*   BBS'             \'F\V DFVVFK  F.E. MORRISON, dds.  DENTIST  Crown. Plate and Bridge work.  Dill-... Broken Hill Blk.   Kelson.  As r employ onlv  the   best    watchmakers,  all  work  is guaranteed. . .  Orders   by    mail  receive our   j^ prompt  attention.  >Ch feaCJW.-al^W Wl__  srsa r^ !_5^f  !&aaL_>^   )s��C....~>sl    WL_.J��4J  Can be given, taken and used without  spoiling it���just as good after using as before���and it makes no difference how many  use it, it is good ahvays.  Jacob Dover, Jeweler.  Tin; I'est advice we can give tin  eu^'onier* nt llie Knotein.y-; !.< t'  . .ml u. .lie;;-inn il ��� tiIn- . .iidri  be sure to ?. ; nur new Kail line-  wlien tliey visit Xelson.  NELSON*. B.C.

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