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 *xf  /������  \-*���*  u  h  f   k  i  o  r-^IIJJI[HI!!imf!Klfflil^  in Time the rSiocan Coun= H  try Will :be   the Great *��  Silver Camp on Mother =  Earth. 3  0^1llJ!]lillllli!lililJlllliiillli'!ilJIJi!i!lIliil[#'  ^SlIIIHHUIIIIIIIfflfilHjr^-  s Job Printing at This Office  ��= at  Prices In Harmony  = With    the   flefancholy  == Condition of Silver.  ^IllllllilliUllilllJIJIIIiJllftllllllllllllJllIf^-  Vol  III. No. 4.  NEW DENVER, B, C.,- OCTOBER 24, 1805.  Price $2.00 a Year.  REACHED SANDON.  The Kaslo & Slocan Hail-way sot in yesterday.  The work train on   the Kaslo &  . Slocan Railway reached Sandon yesterday, an event greatly appreciated  by the citizens of that town.    The  , C.P.R. expect to-be in in a few days  and,then ilia whistling of locomotives  ' will never cease in the sunless city.  A His* Deal.  The Spokane Review says that the  Cliff and St.' Elmo Consolidated Mines  at Rossi And have been sold to an English company for ��225,COO. One,  tliousand dollars down, and the balance in one, .six and- twelve months.  Wharton Bros, and J. R. Cook owned  the greater portion of the two properties. '" ���"  "   ���  They weie boljli helpless and had to  be carried back to the boat. Mr.  Robertson-revived'during the night  sufficiently to tell his nurse that he  would die, as he was ill before he fell  into the river, and sure enough death  claimed him before,, morning. Mr.  Sproat is a large, handsome man-  just tlie kind,that one would expect  to do such a' heroic act.���Northport  News.  CODY  CHEEK.  HOSPITAL IT&UIS.;  Greorge Bole, -one of the employees  of thc Sandon saw mill,   is laid iip in  "the hospital with bUioiis fever.- ��������� s''/  Ed Keefe, from the" Slocan conccn  trator, entered 5he hospital this week  suffering frdm typhoid fever. , He is  progressing favorably.  M. McDowell, who for the past two  weeks has had a serious attack of  typhoid, is now on a fair way toward  conval esence.  ��� Michael Schmidt,' who recently re  covered from pneumonia,lias returned  to his work at the Cumberland.  Mr. Bucke has entirely reiovercd  'and returned this week to t-hc Slocan  o.;ar.  The townsite will be placed on the  market ;in a* few days. Col. 0. T.  Stone, of Kaslo, has the management  of it. "  John M. Winter is building an hotel  here, 'which will be ready for business  early in November. It is 30x50, two  stories high and- will be one of the  most comfortable hotels in the mountains.' Mr. Winter is one of the best  knoSvn hotel men in Kootenay, and  his Ccd'y' Creek hotel will" be apprcci  ated by thc public,   '    , '  AKUEKTIFEKOUS COPPER "ORES*.  A NOIJLE ACT  When thc steamer Lytton was tied,  up at Trail Monday night the electric  search light was being turned arorn \  when a passenger, Rodney Robertson  from Billings, Montana, who had t he-  light cast on him became bewildered,  and faking a step backward fell overboard in the swift waters of thc Columbia.    After   he had sank twice  and came to the. surface,   Chief Engineer Sproat  saw  him struggling  desperately and without losing any  7 time jumped   into  tiie   water   and  reached the drowning, man just as he  was. sinking -/."the   third "-time:",   lie  held him uptbebest way lie could and  finally getting him on  his back he  struck Out   for. 'shore.     The .deck  hands, seeing they were rapidly float  ing down stream in the swift current,  r in along the bank and  (Written specially for the L'kdgi*:.) '  Li the foremost rank of silver pro -  ducing mines in West Kootenav  stands the Silver King. It differs in  two essential particulars from all the  other g.-eat wealth producers of, the  country, 1st in the mode of occurrence  of the ore, 2nd in the nature if the  ore.  I suppose everybody connected with  mining here knows that the Silver  King ore occurs in two large masses  and not in the form of a true fissure  vein with distinctive .walls, as is  usual in thc Slocan ; and that the ore  consists in the main of what is com-,  monly called peacock copper ore.  Although it must be admitted that thc  term peacock ore is very appropriate,  it is not strictly correct, as in miner-  a logical circles *the name is usually  given to tarnished copper pyrites  which has assumed an iridescent appearance from ex] osure to the air.  It is more correctly described as  variegated copper ore.  If you are fortunate enough to discover a piece of this mineral,showing  crystallizatiop you will observe that  jt, is composed  of perfect- cubes   cr  pcta hedrons. it is however coinpS.ra-  tivfcly rarely found- '.in this condition,  being-most.frequently massiveo  7 It shows a copper red or brown  color on a freshly cut surface, but  quickly tarnishes until it present?  tint' beautiful, clxaract eristic appear-  gravity varying from ��!> to 5J, it is  slightly harder than that mineral.  It has a general metallic appearance  and a streak which differs from its  color, being of a pale greyish black.  It contains when pure' the same  elements as copper pyrites, namely,  copper, iron and sulphur, but whereas  copper pyrites contains only 34 per  ceut of copper, bornite or erubescite  as'this mineral' is called, frequently  contains 70 and rarely falls,below 50  per cent., being sometimes replaced  by a considerable quantity of silver  as in the Silver King ore.  It forms, .very ��� valuable copper  deposits in Chili, Peru, Mexico, Germany anYV several' parts of the United  States; copper being now worth in  the neighborhood of 12 centra pound,  with an upward-tendency; but after  all its commercial importance in this  province depends in a great measure  on the'silver wliich.it contains.   "  Another - mineral of great value'  ���which    is   found   in    considerable  quantities in the Silver,'King is what,  is.known���-as- grey;* copper ore."  This  mineral , is   met ��� with   in- paying  quantities in the Slocan, constituting  as it does the main'source of the silver  in the Best mine and others in that  region.    It is called also fahlerz and  tetrahedrite, the latter,  which is its  generally accepted'-name,   from the  fact of its crystals being mostly in the  form of modified tetrahedrons.    It' is  ���usually found in the massive state,  with a steel grey 0j iron black color  and streak. ��� It has about the same  specific, gravity as variolated copper  but-is sometimes considerably harder,  although it is very nearly as brittle.  There- is another mineral  called  stronicycrite  consisting  entirely   of  the sulphides of silver and copper,  which-when pure Jyields 58 per cent  silver, but as it usually contains a  large quantity   of the   puie copper  sulphide,   the silver only -averages  from o to 30 per cent.    It is an ore of  very slight occurrence, but deserving  of mention on account1 of its richness;  MINING NOTES.  Happenings    of ' Interest   Among   tlie  Treasure Vaults.  Mr. .Sproat  soon got near enough to land to reach ^ncew!th which we'.are* all familiar.  It  is   very brittle and   although  much lighter than galena> its specific  a plank held out to him and he and  his charge were drawn to the shore.  It varies greatly in composition,  being normally a sulphide of copper  and antimony containing 35 to -1J per  cent of copper, but part of the copper  is often replaced by silver, iron, znic-  or mercury, occasionally by tin, lead,  platinum.or gold. Arsenic is nearly  always present in quantities varying  ."roni a trace up to 10 per cent, and  grey copper containing bismuth is  not alloj'cther unknown.  In rare instances silver almost entirely replaces the copper, sometimes  .forming SO per cent,  of the whole,,  but, as k rule, the ore will be found  to contain from 2 to 10 per cent  ���You will thus see that it is practir  cally impossible to tell all the consents of any particular specimen of  grey Copper ore without the aid of a  complete chemical analysis. .  Tliis Ore is worked for both silver  and copper wherever it is found,  the chief places being Saxon}', Bohemia, Spain, Chili, Mexico and the  United States.  A pump and hoisting machinery  are to be put in the Antoine. ' '   . .  More miners went to Ten' Mile on  Monday to work on the "Enterprise. -  " .  Eleven men are  working on the   '  Ajax and four on 'the American Boy.   .  Ten men are working on thc Ruth,-  ,and more-will be put on in a few  days. .. ���" ,  ;  '  James McNeil is working Ins claini  near Cody creek,  a^id; will..ship ore.','  this winter;     '' *  The Springer creek trail will be,  .  finished to the Arlington basin' by ���  next week.  A 300 foot tunnel  is bein^ run on  the Surprise in order to do away wi**h -  hoisting the ore.  Chambers, Becker and Col well are , '  working che Chambers, and expect  to ship ore before long.  Several more claims have been  staked adjoin ing the C.P.R. syndicate  in the Springer, creek secti m.  Chas. Anderson and Hugh Brady  broke the record in reaching the*  recording office in New Denver one-  day last week.  The Carrie is working a day and  night shift and will be ready to ship  when the snow comes. The shaft on  ���J)is property is down 35 feet.  It is said the surface indications on '  thc sMikc recently made by Clay and  his  partners,   on, the north fork   tf  Lemon creek, is the best yet seen in  the country.  *  N. F. McNaught of thc Alpha visited .Springer creek   this. week.    Ho  owns-four claims-' at the head of Day- ���  ton creek, and has two men at work  trying to strike the 'Exchange lead-'.  All the force, except four men woj'k--  ing in a raise, were 'laid off at the  Slocan Star on Saturday. The stop  will be only temporary as a -large ore  house will be finished in a few days.  Hugh Mann has a contract to team  seyer-i 1 hundred tons from the mine  which will relieve the blockade, and  enable the men to return to work ip  a fewdavs,  -    .        r   '    ��� "1  -, ve Third Year  THE   LEDGE.  An Army of Moon*.  t  Astronomers conceive it to be possible for the earth, under certain circumstances, to capture as sataeilites  some of the roving meteoric bodies  known to be numerous in space, instead of bringing them to the surface  as aerolites.   As these bodies are too  small to be seen���a mass of 1U0 tons  being invisible at 8,000 or 1,000 miies  when   brightly  lighted���the   earth  may be actually attended by hundreds  of invisible  moons.    Sir J.  Herschel was even of opinion that  such moons not only do exist,   but  they may be  large enough  to be  visible for brief intervals when beyond the earth's shadow;   and Sir  John Lubbock has supplied formulae  for- calculating the distances from observations  of_ the   kind. ���' M.  Petit,  director of the Observatory of Toulouse, has . been led by observation  and calculation to conclude that the  earth  is  attended by at least one  meteoric stone of considerable size.  It is about twenty six times closer  than the moon, its orbit being about  5,030 miles from the earth's surface,  or 9,000 miles from the -centre, and  the tiny moon revolves around the  earth  in three hours   and   twenty  minutes. ���Invention.  FOUR HUNDRED MILES AN HOUR.  The   Railway  Age,   of Chicago,  quotes from the Pittsburg Commercial  Gazette an interview with Col. James  ' Andrews,   a . well-known American  engineer, on the union of the West  ing house Electrical and Baldwin Locomotive Companies.    - 'Col. Andrews  has," says our contemporary,   "the  reputation of being one of the best-  read engineers of the country, and is  especially conversant witli railroad  affairs."   He was one of the engineers  who helped to build the jetties at the  mouth of the Mississippi, and his ser  vices to Captain Eads helped to make  the enterprise a success.  The Colonel,  who was in a talkative mood, said he  saw no reason  why we should not  travel at the rate of 400 miles an hour  as easily as thirty.   He had made  drawings on an idea he had formed on  railway travel,   and connected the  cars of the future with an electrical  device which would do away entirely  with locomotives.    Each car would  carry its own power���that is motors���  and pick up the power from a single  truck, or from iron pins in little boxes  along the track.    "Instead of huge  wooden structures, which experiments  proved required immense power to  overcome, we intend," said the Colonel,    "to build  a  steel  cylinder-  shaped car, with an immense smooth  surface, resembling a cigar, save that  it will be pointed at both ends,  to  allow it to run. in either direction  without turning.   All nuts and bolts  and external appurtenances will be  level   with the  surface externally,  thus saving the power required to  overcome friction.    This car will be  run on a single track, with a rail in  the middle of the ties.   On each side  of the  rail will   be  a  system   of  brackets^ six or seven feet high, supported by outside braces.   At the top  of each bracket, and connecting all of  them, a channel bar will run    The  car will run on two wheels, similar  to a bicycle, at each end of the ye hide.  Ajong the side Of the car as many  little friction wheels will be placed as  may be required; these will run in  the  chaiinel bars to keep the  car  balanced.    Springs will be attached  to the friction wheels to aid in regu-"  lating the car should it tend to one  side while running at high speed."  The cars will be as luxuriously upholstered as possible inside. Over  400 miles could be run, if necessary,  as there is, in his opinion, no danger  in fast traveling, so long as the train  could not leave the track, as at present. It would then be possible for &  busy man to take a trip of a few hours  to San Francisco: ,an(l the dangers of  collision and track-jumping would be  lessened. The cost of sueh a line  would not be greater than at present.  People would do more traveling under  such conditions, and no freight would  be carried., These are Colonel Andrews' views as to thefuture of electric  traveling, and it must be admitted*  that they are, at all events, "revolutionary" enough.���Mining Industry  and Review.  B. KERR  I  JUST  RECEIVED  A CHOICE STOCK OP DRY GOODS,  MILLINERY,  Ladies and Gentlemen's  -   Wearing Apparel.  All goods sold at Eastern Prices.  Come in and see the Goods.  NEW DENVER,  SNERAL AGT  (FORM F.)  erliflcate of MpMsats.  NOTICE.  " Rambler" Mineral Claim. I  Situated in tlie New, Den ver Mining Division of  West Kootenay District.   Where located.   In  the Best basin of the Slocan Districtand adjoin  ins the Best Mine. .,    .  TAKE NOTICE that sve Jessie Wrieht Atkins,  free miners certiiicate No. 61339; Philip Aspin-  wall. free miners certiiicate No 57114; and Joseph  Benjamin McArthur, free miners certificate No.  57175, intend sixty days from date hereof to apply  to the Gold Commissioner for a certiiicate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining ���& Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that adverse claims  must be sent to the Gold Commissioner and action  commenced before the issuance of such certificate  of improvements.  Dated this 30th day of August, 1895.  . This hotel situated on the N. & S.  Ry., just four miles from New Denver, has good accommodations for the  traveling public. The Bar is stocked  with the finest liquors in the land.  J,T,NAULT,7  Proprietor.  BARRISTER  COLICITOR and Notary Public.  New Denver, B. C  W.J.TRETHEWEY,E.M���  Examination & Reports.  Assays of Ores.  Analysis of Ores.  OFFICE AND LABORATORY:  FRONT    ST-,    KASLO  Tie D. G. Joslfn Music Co.,  Dealers, In  Pianos, Organs, Musicians1  Sup  plies, Sewing Machines, and  Supplies.  SPOKANE, - - WASH.  DR. A. 8. MARSHALL  3DE33STTIST  KASLO,  B.C.  Graduate of American College of Dental Surgery  Chicago.  Office: Over Byers' Hardware store.  MINING BUREAU  Walker, Thompson &Holdeii  MINE AND REAL ESTATE BROKERS.  FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE AND  GENERAL  COMMISSION   AGENTS  CONVEYANCERS, ETC  W., J. HOLDEN, C.S.C., Sec'y  TELEPHONE No,  NeWMA-K^T,    NEw DENVER, B.C.  SLQOAN CITY, B.C c  Only first-class house in the City.   The rooms are lit.  with sunlight and petroleum.   Game 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 Tourists always welcome.  SAM WHITTAKER, Prop,  e  In  GENEEAL MEECHA  NAKUSP.  J3. C.  131 WATER STREET,  VANCOUVER, B-C  : o :  E handle Med Fruits,  Fresh  Fruits, Butter, Eggs,  Cheese, Bacon, Hams, Lard and Canned floods.  And Sell to the Trade Only. r  Third Year  THE   LEDGE*  A Tip for tlie-Bloomer Girl.;  The bloomfer-girl should get out her  Bible and read5 the fifth'verse offchq  twenty-second chapter of Deuteronomy. Possibly some of the bloomer  tfiris have no Bible, and it is for the  benefit of such that we quote : * 'The  woman shall not wear that which per*  ta'inetli unto man * * * for all  that dp so. are ah abomination unto  the LoVd."���N. Y. Mercury..  Ate Her Father.  Apropos of cannibalism, there is at;  . this moment a woman in a prison hi'  . Saxony on a charge of having murdered and partially eaten her father.  She killed him.- with ,an /axe,..made  black pudding of his blood, and sliced  the flesh into layers,,which.after salting and spicingf tliem, she made into  .sausages. When "she was arrested,  she"confessed, and told' the officials  that her .''father made excellent eating".''' She admitted that she had devoured seven sausages made of the  old man's flesh. *- A reporter" states  that in her .cottage may be fouud a,  . copy of Dean Swift's ironical pamphlet  recommending the Irish peasantry"to  eat their children so as to pre vent* the  offspring of the poor from being a  burden.to their parents.���Ex.  Yuma Not In It.  \ The1 well-known.;gtory concerning  thetman from Yuma who died, went  toh���fj ai}d 'sent.',back,,for his. over  cdaf, can\ now be considered as an  cient history, ifa>reCeipt arrival from  Phoenix, who earne up here; a few  days ago to cool off, can. be believed.  He ��� says a prominent citizen died  there hot long since during one of  the hot spells) and his body was taken  to Los Angeles to be cremated. After  reposing in the furnace several hours  at a temperatare of about 300 degrees, the attendants opened the doors  and found, the. Phcenecian sitting up  i 1 his piepan shivering with cold.  As the draft from the open door struck  him he cuddled up in one corner and  bellowed but.': i For Gcd sake, close  that door, or I'll catch mvdeath of  cold." "  -*s^-  PETROLEUM  IN  THE   ISLAND  OF  JAVA.  S. F. Karnes has recently returned  from the Island of Java, says the  Pittsburg Dispatch, where lie has  been engaged for a year and a half  in drilling for oil near Soeraybay,  about eight miles from the east coast  of the Island. Mr. Karnes was in  the employ of Capt. The Toanlock, a  very wealthy gentleman of the  Fiowry Kingdom.  "He drilled four wells in all and got  oil in three of them, the other was a  duster. One well was drilled to a  depth of 135 feet, and when tested  pumped 16 barrels a day. There is  no regularity in the sand formations  in winch the oil is found. Less than  < 00 feet from the well mentioned the  oil was found at 80 feet and the well  showed for 30 barrels a day.  The oil is dark and of 31 gravity,  and in many particulars resembles  our Ohio and Indiana product, but  his not the disagreeable odor. When  refined it makes a very grcd illumin-  ant. The earth seems to be saturated  with the stuff. By digging a hole  and st a few feet from the surface it  will fill up with oil.  rThaMfjlling was all done with machinery, J and:^ natives assisted Mr.  Karnes in fcjie work of putting down  the wells. He stated that he found  great difficulty in making them understand bim when he first went to  work, arid about the first thing he did  was to learn to swear in Dutch. The  natives art indolent andrlazy, .and it  was not an uncommon thing for the.  driller to. go to sleep while turning  thc temper screw ,an#, fall from the  derrick stool.    ";" .  The native labor "cost from 16 to 36  cents a day in American money, and  they thought it ;gopd wages.'.  The  natives refuse to work in the after/  noon, and think a few hours in the  morning  constitute  a day's  labor.,  They, spend much, of the time in bathing in the rivers, men and women,  and the bathing suits-worn are.much;  more abbreviated than those'seen at  Atlantic Ci*y" or Long/Branch.   Morality and virtue,  as taught in this  country,   are not in vogue on   the  island. *  A Mr. Shoop, who visited and spent  a good deal of time investigating the  Pennsylvania - oil fields. some eight  years ago, has an oil field with 150  producing wells and-two refineries in  the interior, and has amassed a vast  fortune in the oil business.  , Mr. Karnes thinks the island rich  in petroleum deposits, and in time it  will be a competitor with Russia, and  when the country ha-Vbeen developed  the Russian bear will not be in it.  HOWAEDWEST  ..f Assoc. R."S.';M��� Lofiddn, Eng".  ISTET-vV p^I^-V-isK,, B.O.  Assayer and  Mineralogist.  ��SrPrompt return on all samples.  FRED J. SQUIRE  Nelson, B. C.  Merchant Tailor.  Full Line of Suitings and  *. . . '   . ', 7  Trouserings always on hand.  DOCTOR  J. E. BROUSE,  PHYSICIAN  - AND  SURGEON  NEW DENVER, B.C.  Keep Vour Eye Oh   .   .   . ?  HeridefsQrfs News Depot  In New Denver, and You will see all  the Latest Sensations in Literature of-  the Day.  Fresh Fruit and KonfeMunery  M ��� ���  Always Kept in Stock  ARSTRANDS'  t-PEJIjEJB^/-A.TEI3D-  ALEXANDER LAGER BEER   & PORTER  - Is Specially Recommended. -  PosTjQFF-cE, Mount Pleasant, VANCOUVER, B.G;  NEW DENVER,  Stege & Winter, Props.  Headquarters    for    Mining  Accommodations and Service  of theBest  HAVE OPENED AT    i    -       .      c .     .  :\v7;i7:v:sAiyDb-ftf,;B.c.,/.:.;.  ���    -      .     '    - ' . - '        : \ r ' ��� (>  Witli a Compete       y"     -1    .�� '.;.' *  -     ,       .��� .  Stock of Gents' Fiiraishing's,  "Hats, Caps, Boots & Shoes, Etc, v  I     I ���. v ��� *-\  '��;', i-i"/c  \'^X't  -������ -7-r-.  ���  j ' i-  i ��� \>  i -��� ���.  NEW DENVER, B. C.  IDE Jk.I_iEJP? S IIST  Dry Goods,  Groceries,  mmmmmmmamMMBmaaaammamniamsm  Hardware,  loots and Shoes,  so  iners an  s re  rospeetors n  t  Third Year  nr*  THE LEDGE,  ��he   gje&'0��> ���  Published every Thursday.  JR.    T.    IjOVrKRY,    EDITOR    AND  FINANCIER.  -SUDSCRIPTIOX RATES:  J.00  ���"ONE YEAR .'   Transient Advertising:, 25 cents per line first insertion, 10 cents ner line subsequent insertions  nonpareil measurement.                    ���"^"s*  _ ��� .���, =   TO CONTRIBUTORS.  Correspondence from every part of the Kootenay  District and communications upon live topics  always acceptable. Write on both sides of ihe  fj-apcr if you. M*ig��h�� Always send something* gooc'*>  ' no matter how crude. Get your copy in while it  I-* hot, and we will do the rest.  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1895. j  Among thc notable features "of the  Argonaut for .October 14-, 1895, are :  ���-- His First Free Ride : A Ta 1 e of a  Tramp," hy Mary Meyrick; a long"  review, . witli frequent extracts, of  Marion Crawford's latest novel, "Casa  "Braccio;" and letters from London-  oil the bicycling-craze���and New  York, on W. R. Hearst's purchase of  a'. New York daily.  A CHRISTMAS LEDGE.  We are going- to prini; a Ckrfttmas  ' edition of this paper. ;;'We have never  done such a thing before,  and it is  probable we never will.again.* ..The  ;edition will" contain a great many  pictures,v printed on high-toned paper,  and contributions from one or'more  writers.    Each   subscriber   in   good  standing will receive one free, freight  prepaid.    The rest of tiie world will  have to pay two bits for this de luxe  edition,' and get their names in early  as the.supply 'is exceedingly limited  A few ads from* tlie choicest people  will be inserted for a high monetary  consideration.     If Barney   Barnato  was not so busy with hiaSouth African  schemesjWe would give him a few-  shares to "boost" the edition, but as  matters   stand we  will  not trouble  Barney.  Gentle, refined and cultured  reader keep green in your memory,  the fact, that New Denver's greatest  journal will be full of pictures when  the holiday season is in full swing  and plum puddings are  more plentiful than nails in a prospector's boots.  back with the bear in full chase to  where its masters lay hidden.    The  bear immediately showed fight.    One  of tfie prospectors got' away,   while  the other climbed up a small tree.  He could not get entirely out of the  reach of the ferocious animal for she  grabbed one  of his feet in her teeth  and suspended,'in the air she held on.  The prospector was in a terrible dilemma.    He shouted to his partner to  keep away    After a few moments of  awful suspense the limb he was holding on to bent down.    The sudden  jerk caused the bear to let go, taking  with  her the  prospectors shoe.    It  was  torn,   although   tightly   laced,  clear off of his foot, taking several  strips of flesh with it.    This saved his  life, as the' bear, after chewing the  shoe a short time, disappeared-in the  forest.  , The unfortunate man was-a long  distance f. om camp. Galling for his  partner he started, after pulling the  com slice on  his bleeding foot,   and  hobbled all: that day, and until four  o'clock next morning before assistance  could be procured.' They then came  to a cabin where thc occupant had a  surgical' needle with which his  wounds. were ' patched up; a horse  procured,' and the wounded man  taken to Cory Men hen nick's .hotel in  the Lardeau. He has since recovered from his injuries,/but the agony  he endured shows" what prospectors'  have to put up with occasionally.  Application for Timber  ��� JLCdSC.  D<  "YfQTICE is hereby given Cut thirty days after  li datelintiud roap Ay to tiie C.d.;f C'omni ri-  sio:ier ul Land-; and \\'url�� lor permis-ion to cut  timber on lhe folljwing de-M'ibed land**: Nc. 1  posi is at Si;-. Mile Cnek, on tlie we.-t j-'hero of  Sloca-i lake. 10 miL-* irom sout.i end of lake, and  G miles iron. New Denver, ruiiii.ii-r north "J miles  along lake sh nv,, tieiue west "- ';< mile, thence  south v, miles, thence ea-t h mile to No. 1 post.  CLARENCE A. TEASDALE.  New Denver, B.C.,  Sept. 25, 189;').   ���  ��1  ���. d. ft, .VVtKu  New Denver. B. C,  5  IT AS in .'-tock Millinery. Hosiery, Ladie ' Uivi<r  II    wear. Dre.����s Goods, etc,  A l-uiAc quantity of House Lining at very lew  price".  Call and inspect thc Stock.  er  KASLO CITY.  STANLEY    HOUSE,  NELSON, B. C.  nJSKT Rooms and Board in the City.. Hot and  J) Cold Water. Bath Room for rhe use of the  Guests.   Rates reasonable.  MRS. McDONALD,.Prop  THE DIPLOCfC  The only practical'Watchmaker in  the Kootenay District. Orders by  mail.receive prompt attention  All "WOliiL GlUEASTEEl)  ITATI01  (LIMITED.) ,    '  APER DEALERS &. STATIONERS  Vancouver,   B. C. .  ��a*apoi  **igat ;  ,    ARROW LAKE,  TS now open for the accommodation of guests  1   Bates, 81.50 to $2.50,per day. Baths  25  eents each, or 5  for Si I.   For further  particulars write to the proprietor?.  DAWSON, CRADDOCK & Co  UP A TUBE.  How u Prospector Entertained a  Healthy Uenr.  Bears are nuirerous on Fish creek,  in thc Lardeau, and prospectors  should be supplied with Winchesters  when they visit chat section. Not  long ago two prospectors went in  there only provided with a small re"  volver,and seeing a bear, of the silver  tip variety, coming along with nor  cub, they got out of the way, and  would have been perfectly safe if they;  had left their dog at home. 7 When  ���the dog seen the bear������ "it ran out and  then, like a cur will always".-do, it ran  AUCTIONEER  COMMISSION  AS.  KASLO  B. C  nr���  NAKUSP, B. C.  POMFORTABLE Rooms, Good Meals  ^   and Careful Attention to Guests  makes this Hotel popular with the  graveling Public,  MRS. D. A. McDOUGALD, Prop  ��  SOLE AGENTS FOR :  Brinsmead & Nordheimer Pianos  . Dixon, Borgeson &   Co.'s   Show  Cases.    Self-opening Bags, Wrap-  -    ping Paper and Twine.    ���    ���  ���  Mail Orders receive prompt attention,- : ,  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  9  .*ao  <  RoughLumber, narrow,  .  oo  ���"*         '���         -wide,  ?11 00 to $12  00  Joist and Scantling*, sized  U!) to  f,  IS feet long-,  311 00  18' to 24 '  $12  00  21 'to 150 '  S13  no  Flooring, T & G, 6 "      -'  .*30 00  ".            *'     4 ""  X22  00  V joint Ceiling, 4 "  $22  00  G !; Rustic,  $19 00  Shiplap,  814  00  Surfaced Dressed  -  >}VJ  00  A liberal discount on large order? for Ca?h,  PETER GENELLE & Co.  New Denver.  Assay Price List:  G-.jld, Silver, or Lend, each  St.r-O  Gold, Silver and Le.id, combined  "> 00  Gold and Silver  2 00  Silver and Lead '  2 O0  Conner (by Electrolysis  2 oo  Gold, Silver, Copper and Lead  '4 oo ,  Gold and Copper   -2 oo  Silver and Copper  2 ;">o  G :>ld, Silver and Copper .-     ���   3 00  rjatinuni  5 on  .Mercury  2 0:i  1 roil or .Mangunosc  2 0!��  Lime, Migne-lum. Barium, Silica, Sulphur, each  2 00  Bismuth, Tin, Cobalt, Nickel, Antimony,  Zinc, and Arsenic, each .'.. 4 00  Coal (Fixod Carbon, Volatile Matter, A-*h,  and   percentage  of  Coke, if Cokinir  Coal) ... 4 00  Terms:   Cash "With. ,*>aiiiple.  June 20th. 1��9.').  FEANK DICK, '  Assayei' and Analy  JL  ins* elsewnere r-*,vr"'irnT-r'-'rv"er-,\nnnMt\t\ti]f~'J���*' ���**i���"���"��� piipi^yppMWM.in-1 ���     .��� .���J_.w���^p_���y ���.. ^..-.^p^^^,.���a..ni,r-nT^^���^^ft^^M-^i|M����<^ftYii(ii*wiiiiiiM^iiiiirtii'  m&mmmmudi*im  Third Year.  THE LEDGE.  ICK PALORi  Sandon, B. C.  OOTS and Shoes made to order.   First-class  work. Imperial Calf forjine shoes. French  Goods specially adapted /or Miners' andProspec  tors' use.   Goods warranted not to rip for one year  THE GRANT HOUSE  Sandon  B. O.  SANDOJN.  The Reco trail is finished, and it is  a good one.  "A sidewalk �� to be built along the I  principal thoroughfare by subscrip-  ft  tion. u  , Another sawmill is in operation  here, which is a benefit to the community.  The Slocan Store Co., will have  their new quarters in the Burns  building.  A few street lamps could be used to  advantage in this camp, even sometimes in the day time.  Three barbers and- more to follow  Barbers are thicker than galena in  every camp in this countrv.  as  ;    Judge Hayes, well-known in Kaslo,  is building three stores on the principal street of this budding city.  The dance at the Star hotel on Tues-  . day evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs.  Chas. Lundberg was a grand success.  Jake Itelsen is fitting up several  1-OOms Over his store,   to .be Used as n    Three Forks, B.C.,  lodging house.    They will be needed     September 20, m*.  this winter. I -. ,':  q The first show struck, town   last J^n k \r*r w /^ a r>^T  Saturday,   and   delighted   a  large FRANK  FOf AVFO  audience in the dining room of the       1VttllJ1- l-VUfLJJWJ*  Hotel Sandon. THE HAIBCUTTER  ^ K TbS^^I *      ��^ ����� BL 0.  yet obtained a license, although thev  have fulfilled f-.hp r0mnv,���,;:?'Jn?J  lJ  N. D. MOORE, Pres.  R. McFERRAN, SecV  CONCENTRATOR, THREE FORKS, B. C.  ��� ��� 1 n  Mining:    and      Miners'    Supplies  EST Hay and Grain in Car Lots to the Trade.  fJOOD Meals and comfortable rooms make this  U   Hotel a pleasant place for travelers to stop at  ARCHIE GRANT, I��rop  THREE FORKS.  SILVERTON  Application for Liquor  License  N'0JnI��1risS--Sfel-y?iven that mrtY days afters  fnr o ��� J *hJl11 a,Vl,*V .to ��>e Gold fconmifsSoner  Jor a license toiseil siiritousliquors at ThraFSk,  E. C, WEAVER,  Ss  : o :  B.C.  Dealers in:  Groceries,  Provisions,   Dry  Goods,  and flining Supplies.  have mmiea th^��Kf����  law necessary in; that business.  Louis Danserean and Frank Prevent  are applying for the privilege o?!^  T,?rJ e watef from Seco**- and  iiibutary creeks, to supply Sandon  with water. J   ��cluuun  HAllo^0,%^&^lP^ Table in the  \)  . t,    jr..  -.     -<    < f  i Xi  i  i'\ "  ���V ,  ' 1    ,W,  '���/-:-/".'  ���-��� lf^"i^ss ^r^ &^X��  house for a reasonable monetary consideration.  ��  THREE FORKS.  Bowes and Colwell have opened an I THREF   FORl^Q  hotel In the Norquay buildhic "Ktt   hURKS,  A minstrel show gave a peiform-'l00NTAINS. 20- ROOMS  ance in the church last Monday evening, much to the disgust of some oi  the church members.  Otto Austin died at Sloan's hotel on  I uesclay of mountain fever.    He was  ^5 years old, and a native of Oshkosh"  Wisconsin.    He was buried in   the  cemetery at New Denver.  W Pellew Harvey, F.C.S.  VANCOUVER, B. C .  Mining Engineer, Analytical Chemist, and Assayer.  y^XS!^Xana Metallur/ric-al Works.  ���: AND   HAS: ���  EVERY ACCOMODATION  ���:FOR THE:���  TRAVELING PUBLIC.  Rates, $1 50 to $2 a Day.  THE  SANDON.  Dealer in Tobaccos,  Cigars and Fruits.  PHYSrCIAN AM> SUKGEOX.  Three Forks,       -       B/G.  ^^St^^^ ^^-Ption Reme  LELAND  Kaslo, B. CV  '���0  ie  .steam! ioal  best a'j)i��oL.i,ted  9    IU.   U���,    \j   landiujr.. Tire >,* isoneof the b  ' j 1.1 the Kootenay District.  JAMES DELANEY,  Lessee  OF WINNIPEG,  Have; located a branch at  and are prepared to suit the most fiistidious in tlie matt >r  ^   _, ��������0F   CLOTHING.���___ Third Year.  THE LEDGE.  ���vmMj-r-wuj jjre��?=^~*  C<��UR D* ALENE NUGGETS  :c.  Prospected,   for the Benefit of  Former  Residents of that Camp.  T, i/'^    > i      - ,   ,,-,  {,'    "'       -  WALLACE.  John Cameron is rusticating in British Columbia for a while.  J. M. Porter left recently for the  Pierce City district.  Born, on Monday, to Mr. and Mrs.  Carl Mallon, a girl.  Carl Trowbridge trapped a bear  cub of the silver tip variety one day  last week.  .. Miss Ella Brown went to Murray  Thursday to take charge of the Parlor  restaurant at that place.  Dr. Dunlop has decided to give up  his Missoula office and devote himself  . entirely to his patrons in Wallace and  vicinity.  .. The Blake brothers shipped fifty  tons of. ore from their claini on Big  1 creek this week. They shipped it to  the East Helena smelter.  EL S. Kinney came in from British  Columbia recently.    We understand  .- that he will remain here permanent  Tne case of Etne Rogan, charged  with running a public dance hall  without,a license, which name up in  . Judge Finn's court onltonday promised to cause quite a sensation when the  \ witnesses Tor the prosecution were  called. The case was continued until  Tuesday "when it was dismissed on  4 some technical ground. 7   ;���!.  WARDNER.  Max Corbin, who .had his leg broken  a few weeks ago, is around town on  crutches.  . Jack Smith, who was so seriously  injuiei at the Bunker Hill three  weeks ago, is already sitting up.  The hospital to be erected by Doctors France' and Magee is now well  under way after some delay in securing lumber.  Several buildings intended for different purposes are under way. Next  to the France-McGee hospital, the  store building being erected by Jack  Smith is the most conspicuous. This  will be completed in the course of another week.  W. F. Tardiff & Co. is the last firm  to embark in the restaurant business.  They started up last Sunday with a  particularly grand opening.  B. Flagg has opened a neat jewelry  store next dore to Joe Stehle's saloon  and is already doing a very fair business, Mr. Flagg is one of the old  timers of Wallace, having lived there  five years previous to the fire.  The "Wonder" store is the latest  acquisition in Wardner. It is located  next door to Jim Lyle's place, and is  owned by Messrs Balderson, Kear &  Sage of Baker City, Oregon, where  they have a similar store.  The Bnnker Hill is running so  smoothly and continually that all  doubt or comment-on the situation has  entirely ceased The.mine is in full  operation, and every man working  there is doing so without the slightest  fear of violence or outrage, and what  is true of the Bunker Hill is also true  of the Last Chance.  MULL AN.  Joe View opened up his saloon last  Saturday evening.  R. S. WILSON,  '    * ���THE ���  SLOCAN TAILOR  Sixth street, New Denver.  T.   TWIGG,  NEW DENVER, B. C.  Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Joe Tennis moved across the street  mto the Daxon building on Wednesday.  Launcelot ("Lanty") Ryan, who  has been with the Hunter company  for several years, left Mullan on  Wednesday evening.  John Cassidy had his right leg  broken in the Hunter mine on Tuesday by a chunk of ore rolling against  him.  There, is no change to record at  the Morning. Operations are steadily  progressing with a force of about 100  men, which is being increased as  circumstances warrant. �����  Tom Cox, w^o has been with'Peter  Larsen for half a dozen years as assayer and bookkeeper, is' now holding down Larsen & Greenough's  business office near the concentracor^  At the next meeting of the board  of county commissioners the people  of Mnllan will present a petition for  the'appointment of three fire wardens  at Mullan., The petitioners ask for the  appointment of Gus Walgren, A^ W.  Steele ank Wm. Wis3.  On Tuesday afternoon .John McDonald, a brother of Joseph McDonald, superintendent of the. Frisco  mine,, was instantly killed in the  Frisco by a raining , timber, which  himself and several others were endeavoring to hoist with the aid of a  block and. tackle. The body was  taken to Butte the next day for interment; accompanied by Joseph McDonald and Chas. Beisel.  . The Hunter-has been partially shijt  down a few days pending ^he.repairs  to the mill machinery. Everything  is now in,full operation again, with a  force of ninety to ninety-five men.  The mine is looking exceedingly  well. The ore is of such a character-  that it will make concentrates very  fast. No crude ore is being saved,  but everything is run through the  mill. The timbering is caught up  close, and" the mine is in good shape  for working. They are working  three stopes, - the ore vein"'" iii" the  different stopes running ten, forty or  fifty feet in width.  As nearly everbody around Mullan  is uow at Work at either the Hunter  or Morning mines the town during  the-day does not present any marked'  activity.. At night there are usually  a few down from the Hunter, but as  the Morning is nearly three miles  from the town the men stay pretty  close to their work. Mullan is beginning to be appreciated on the outside, ������  as is shown by the number of clothing  and other dealers who come in to sell  their wares to the miners. The old  timers wrho have stayed with the  camp through the dull times and have  made some sacrifices to get the mines  started up do not particularly fancy  these methods of business.  Is issued at New Denver, B. C, on Thursday  Wet weather, snow slides, hard times, or the  sheriff never hinders its publication. . It  comes out just the same.  MINERAL Claims, Mines, 'Timber Limits, etc.,  surveyed.   ���  Does not dream of making a million out of it,  but he expects to get a luxurious living. In  order to do this it is necessary to have cash-  r  able material, and the world at large is cordially invited to dig up enough money to pay  for aii annual interest. To accommodate the  public we do  ii  At prices that do not discord with the despondent price of silver.  Ml  il  t Third Tear  THE LEDGE.  GOOD THINGS.  ' Women are now admitted to lectures at Edinburgh University, where  they sit on the front seats. Recently  eight women were attending: Professor Tait's lecture on the geometric  forms of crystals. "An octahedron,  gentlemen," said the professor, " is a  bod j7 with eight  plane faces.   For  example "   -'Look  at the front  bench,"   broke in a man from the  back seats.  When Lord Chesterfield was in his  lastillness, and his death was only a  matter of a few weeks, his physicians  advised that he be taken for an easy  drive in his carriage, and he went  out. As the equipage was proceeding slowly along, it wras met by a  lady, who remarked pleasantly to the  great invalid: "Ah, my lord, I am  glad to see you able to* drive out."  "I am not driving out, madam," answered Chesterfield ; "I am simply  rehearsing my funeral."  , Once, when one of Fairragut's gunboats on'the Mississippi was just going  into action, one of tlie powder-  monkeys was noticed by an officer  ykneeling by one of the guns* saying  his prayers. The officer sneeringly  asked him what he was doing, and if  he was afrai.d. "No, Iwas-praying,"  said he. -'Well, what were you  praying for?". "Praying," said'the  lad, "that the enemy's bullets may  be distributed the same way as the  prize-money" is, principally among  the officeis." ^  Judge Lamar, at a political meeting, in his own S��ater alluding to the*  Civil War,   suggested as a parallel  case the parable of the Prodigal Son,  arid the joy fur reception at his, home  when the n.iughty hoy returned.   He  was succeeded by a ifegro, a Republi  can,   who,   after  soiiie   general   re-  . marks, paid his resj ects to Lamar's  parallel.   .  "Forgiben!"    said   he,  "dey,   forgiben,   dem   brigadiers?  Why,  dey'se come walkin' into de-  house, an' bang de do',  an' s*o up to  de  ol'. man  an'  say:    'Whar  d;st  veal?"'  A German sportsman once said to  a well-known Scottish baronet:  "Talking about dogs with keen  scent. I have one in Germany that  will compare favorably with any you  have in England."' ''Very remarkable dog, I suppose?" yawned the  listener. *. I should say so. The day  after I left home, he broke his chain,  and, although I had been away for  hours, he tracked me and found me  merely by scent. What do you think  of that ?" "I think you ought to take  a bath," replied the Caledonian, turning calmly away.  Major Lomax, of the United States  army, visiting in Canada soon after  the War of 1812, was entertained in  ���Quebec by the officers of one of the  royal regiments. After dinner,  speeches and toasts being in order,  one of the British officers having imbibed too generously of the champagne, gave as a toast: "The  President of the United States, dead  or alive." The toast was accepted  with laughter. Major Lomax rose to  respond, saying: "Permit* me to  give as my toast 'The prince regent,  drunk or sober.'" The British officer  sprung instantly to his feet, and in  angry tones demanded: "Sir, do  you 'intend that remark as an insult ?''  To whicli- Major Lomax calmly replied : " No, sir; as the reply to  one.'"',,,-' ' '���:.{��� ���  There is a dentist in San Francisco  who is noted for.his musical tastes  and his high charges. His ordinary  fee is fifteen dollars per hour; his  extraordinary fee is unknown. Some  time ago a lady was in his chair, and  the dentist was conversing with her  while her mouth was filled with rubber  dams and things. Carried away by his  enthusiasm while talking of a certain  song, he offered to sing it for her.  Taking an inarticulate, rubber-intercepted sound for an affirmative, he  skipped lightly to tlie piano, which  stood in one corner of the operating  room. There he toyed with Polyhymnia; the muse of music, doubtless much to his, satisfaction, and,  turning to his / patient, asked  how she liked it. "Very much, indeed, doQtor," came the reply in  muffled, tones, "but it would have  been cheaper at a concert, for here it  has.cost me three dollars and seventy-  five cents."  TRAIL VALLEY  ' ; STAGE LINE  EETS all C. & K.  Steamers at  Trail for Rossland.  Baggage handled cheaply and safely.   Dominion Express route.  ' E. JOHNSON,  Proprietor  WHOLESALE  Books, Paper, Stationery, and  Office Supplies.  Wall   Paper   a    Specialty  Groat Eastern Block.  SPOKANE, WASH.  RAILWAY.  The Fast Scenic Route  ^  TO;   SEATTLE,    VICTORIA,  VANCOUVER, & PUGET  SOUND and all PACIFIC  COAST     POINTS,    ST.  PAUL,   CHICAGO AND POINTS  BEYOND.  Modern Equipment. Rock-ballast  Road-bed  Attractive tours via Duluth and the  Great Lakes in connection with 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 Bonhers Ferry.  For maps, tickets, ,and complete information call on Agents C. & S. Nav.  Co. ; N. & F. S. Railway, or C. G.  Dixon. Gen. Agent, ��� Spokane, Wash.  F. L Whitney, G.V. & T.A., St Paul,  Spte Falls k irtoi  RAILWAY.  Nelson & Fort Sheppard  RAILWAY.  ALL  HAIL 'ROUTE TO SPOKANE  Thefonly through route from Nelson, Kaslo,  Kootenay Lake and all Slocan  Poirts.  Daily   (Except   Sunday)    Between  Spokane and Northport.  Tri-Weekly. Between Northport and  Nelson;  Leave 8:43 a.m.       NE LSON.,     Arrive 5:25 p.m  Mondays. Wednesdays. Fridays, trains will run  through to Spokane,amving same day. Returning  passengers will leave Spokane at 7 a.m. Tuesdays,-  Thursdays,Saturdays,arriving at Nelson at 5:25 p.  m.,8ame day, making close connection with the  steamer Nelson for Kaslo and all Kootenay lake  points      , >    ���  Passengers for Kettle River, and Boundary  Creek connect at Marcus with stage on Mondays  and Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays,  *    - j  Passengers for Trail Creek,mines connect at  North-port with stage daily.  ? Steam Nav. Co., Ltd.  ' tim:e3 oa.:rjd asro. t.  In pffect on Monday, April 29,1895.  REVELSTOKE ROUTE���STB. LYTTON.  Leaves Revelstoke, south bound, on Tuesdays and  Fridays, at 4 a.m., for all points in West Kootenay and the south.  LeaVes Robson. north bound, on Wednesdays and  Saturdays, at 8 p.ni., for all points east and  ���west, via the C.P.R.  NORTHPORT   ROUTE���STR.  LYTTON.  J . . - *  Leaves Northport, north bound, on Wednesdays  and Saturdays, at 1 p.m.  Leaves Robson, south bound, on Tuesdays and  Fridays, at 6 p.m. .   ��� ���  Stages run in connection with the steamer from  Trail Creek Landing to Rossland.  KASLO ROUTE���STR. NELSON.  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo, on Tuesdays, at 5:40 p nr,  AVednesdays, at 4 p m; Thursdays, at 5:40 p m;  Saturdays, at 5:40 p m. Connecting on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays with N&SP  Railway for'Kaslo and lake points.  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson on Mondays, at 4 am:  Wednesdays, at 4 am; Thursdays, at Ram;  Fridays, at 4 am. Connecting on Mondays.  Wednesdays, and Fridays with N & F S Railway for Sj)okane.  Close connections with Columbia & Kootenay  Railway at Nelson for points north and south.  C F.   1895=7  OXJK.EJS  COUGHS & COLDS  S.S. "ALBERTA."  LEAVES Kaslo for Ainsworth, Pilot Bay, and  Nelson on Mondays, Wednesdays and Satur- ,  days, at 8 a m; Thursdays, at 9 a m; Tuesdays and  Fridays, at 8 a m  Leaves Nelson for Pilot Bay, Ainsworth and  Kaslo on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays, at 3 n m; Tuesdays and Fridays at 6 pm  Close connection is thus made between Take   '  points and all incoming and outgoing trains of the .  CP Rat Nelson.  The steamer is newly equipped in every particular,.is lit throughout by electricity, and contains a,  bathroom and all modern conveniences  for die,  comfort of passengers. >- <  The above schedule is in effect May 16,1895, subject to change.   ��� '  JAS. WAUGH.      GEO. F. HAY WARD,   .  Purser. . Master^  Nakusp & Slocan Railway  TIME  CARD  No.   1  IM EFFECT JULY 321 ST, 1895.  TRAIN LEAVES  NAKUSP  THREE FORKS  Sundays at 9 o'clock Mondays at 14 o'clock     .',  Tuesdays at .  " Wednesdays at     "  Thursdays at   ����� Thursdays at        u  Fridays " Saturdays  . "       "        . ,'  Close connection made , with the Columbia river  boats for all points'north and south.    .       ,*'���,���  This schedule is subject to change at any time  without notice. .-.-,.  For further information apply to i    '  J. S. LAWRENCE  Trainmaster,  Nakusp, B. C.  CANADIAI  RAILWAY.  The Quickest  and  Cheapest Route  East  or  F. T. Abbott, Travelling Freight  and Passenger Agent, Spokane, Wash.  BONNER'S FERRY  ROUTE-STEAMER  NELSON.  Leaves Nelson for Bonner's Ferry on Mondaj's  and Fridays at 8:30 a m.  Leaves Kaslo for Bonner's Ferry on Mondays and  Fridays at 4 am.  Leave** Bonner's Ferrv for Pilot Bay, Nelson,  Ainsworth and Kaslo, on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 2 a m.  Connects with east and west bound trains on the  Great Northern Railway.  The company reserves the right to change this  schedule at any time without notice.  For full information as to tickets, rates, etc., apply at the Company's offices, Nelson, B.C'  ALLAN. Sec'y,  Nelson, B. C.  J. W. TROUP,  Manager  Steamer leaves Nakusp every Thursday and Sunday morning, making" close connection at Revelstoke  with trains for all points East or  West.  Before you travel get information from  C. P. R. Agents as to time and  rates.   It will save you money  Apply to nearest Railway Assent  or to  District Passenger Agent,  Tancouver 5    7  /ITI- ��  '*       I        I  yV  -Third Year  THE   LEDGE.  MINING RECORDS,  Recorded at New  Denver,   tiie   Assessments  Transfers and Locations:  TllAXSFEKS.  Ellen Bongard to J. Erndal���5 in Bi*marek,  Oct 1,3.   Recorded Oct. 14: amount, ��1,  J Wolverton to G W Hughes���All in Siucher,  Oct 11.   Recorded Oct li; amount, 61.  J Skinner to D R MeLjnnau���\ iu M mogram  Oct li.   Recorded Oct 17 $ amount, ��1,  A W Guodonough  to C F Kent--1r in   Good-  enough, Oct lfi.   Recorded Oct 17; amount, tl.  J Eimlal to J G McLean���*��� in Nonpareil and  .  Blackbird, Oct 10.    Recorded Oct l'.)\ amount  $390. - '  ��� E Shannon to R S Wilson���J in Kydu, Jan 25.  Recorded Oct 19; amount,,-o50.  lOWER OF ATTORNEY.  Ida A Brunei* to M W, Brunei*���Jul}; 1st.   Re  �� corded Oct 17; t -------  ASSESSMENTS. .    ,   *  '    ".Getliing���Oct 15, by AS Reed.  .   Koh-i noor���Same.  ' Rough and Ready���Oct 10, by 0 D Hoar.  Keno���Oct 19, by A McDonald.  Chambers���Oct 21. by E Becker.   '  Wellington���Same.        , *  ''Eureka���Same. "  Jay Gould���Same.  Governor���Same.  Monarch���Same. ���   * * ;  ". 'Carrie���Oct zl, by C Clia'mLe*.*-.,  Eastern���Oct 22, by,J Valiant.  Morning���Same. '  ���  Derby���Oct 23, by C Chamber.*.  Ladj-* Jane���Same.  locations.    .'  r  - Oct 17.  1 ' Eiiderby���On FonrMile'ciejk, bv G HRaslidall.  Windermere���Same.  ' Oct 18. -  Summit No 3���Cn Dayton creek, by W H Hicks.  . Hands Off���On Lemon creek, by A Provost.-  '.  ���.Bunker' Hill No  2���On  Lemon creek,  by  C  Murphy.       * *  7 Omego Meo���On Lemon creek, by Jas Wilson.  Oct 19.  "  drill a -On McGuigah creek, by J E Tattcrsall.  Oct 21.   - *  , .Winnipeg No 3���On Carpenter creek, by Jas  McNeill.  Whale���On  divide  between   forks of Lemon  ��� civek, by C Andorson.  ��    Lulu No 3���On Lemon creek, by H Brady.  " Hill Top���Joins the Adams, by J Cartlidge.  Oct 23.  .* Mystic���On Slocan river, by Geo Gormcrly.  Twilight No 3���On Slocan  River, by  Ida A  Brunei*.  Paciiic No  2���On Payne Mountain, by W E  Ten-ill.  Fine Boots, Shoes and Slippers at  Bourne Bros!  Heavy Socks, Cloth Caps, Leather  and Woolen Gloves and Mitts at  Bourne Bros. n  Several ladies and gentlemen went  on a, pic-nic excursion to Ten Mile  to-day. ["'he flies and mosquitoes will  not trouble them any.  NOTICE.  rTICE is hereby giveu that sixty days after  date we intend xo apply to the Cniel Commissioner oi Land* and Works for the right lo divert  (230J two hundred and tiity inches ol water from  record or Tributary creek for water works and  general mot-ji" purposes.  LOUIS DANSEREAU,  FRANK PJAEVOST,  Sandon, B.O ,' October 19,1895.  en in JMew uenver  TP,  CcBflBBBBBEK^I  JL  tr-Tni  TXIE3  You will find everything up to date.  Notice of Application for  Certificate <* Improvement  BRANDON AND ADAMS MINERAL CLAIMS.  Slogan   Mining-   Division, West Kootenay  Disjjuior.   Located on Mount Adams.  WAKE NOTICE that I, Herbert T. Twigg, as  1 agent lor Michael Patrick Adams and William  i-ienry Brandon, iree miner's certificates No. 52184,  and No. o'lii'jL, intend, sixty days-lrum die date  hereof, to apply to the Gold Commissioner for cer-  'tnicates of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of each of the above claims.  And further take notice that adverse claims must  be sent to the Gold Commissioner and action commenced beiore the issuance of such certiiicate or  improvements. ~ _,  Dated 23rd of October, 1895.  If you have time"'try one of their Sunday  Chicken Dinners.  Headquarters for Miners arid Mining1; Men  : 0 :  JACOBSON'������&  CO  R. S. WILSON,  -THE -  LEDGE CROPPINGS  f When in Vancouver stop' at   the  Manor House. t  M. P. Adams goes to Ottawa this  week, where he willjspend the winter.  Overshoes, Snow Excluders, Ankle  Rubbers and German Socks at Bourne  Bros.  Clarence Teasdale leaves this week  for Kosslarid to take a position at the  Cliff mine.  Macivinaw Jackets, Tweed Over-  shirts and Woolen Underwear at  Bourne Bros.  The Bishop of New Westminster  held services in the local church yesterday evening.  Jim Boyd is building, a residence  at Slocan City, and has already purchased his winter's 'supply, of provisions.        '.',;-..'��� ���'  '��� "  F. PymanV ISFew Denver's witch-  maker and jeweller makes cleaning  and repairing watches a specialty  He visits Three Forks every Friday  to accommodate customers in that  town. , f  SLOGAN TAILOR  Sixth street, New Denver.'  H.   T.   TWiGG,  NEW DENVER, B. C.  Provincial   Land Surveyor.  IXERAL Claim?, Mines, Timber Limits, etc.,  Iu.   surveyed.  m.  jL  Is the Metropolis of the  Slocan District, and,  ^j'  For  CHOICE BUSINESS AND RESIDENCE LOTS  Investors wiU consult their own  Interests by consulting  FOE . .  White Shirts   - . -  -   *   a Specialty  Proprietor.  507, 509, 511 & 5i3 HASTINGS ST.,  VANCOUVER.  DEALERS IN:    > 7        " '"'v  Furniture,  Carpets,  Linoleums,    W^ Shades  Bedding Supplies, etc., etc.  Send for our Illustrated Catalogue.  ; JL ���  New Denver, B. C.  1 jf&SB-EV  THREE FORKS,  o  ?  ��� t 

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