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Array ''/LAJ^/^wvL^l. cPiA-n^ty^^
Volume VIII.   No  40.
NEW DENVER, B. C, JULY 4, 1901.
Price, $2.00 Year^dv^kc*
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Sen-S^aT NS^s Ploat
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In and About the Slocan and neighboring Camps S3
.., that are Talked About. %*
LOCAL   CHIT-CHAT.
The Orangemen will march in Nelson
on the 12th.
Mike Kirlin has taken up his residence in Kaslo.
Ernest Mansfield will erect a marble
building in Nelson.
Grant Thorburn is in Dawson, ami
intends locating there.
Born—In Nelson, on June 30, the wife
of Captain Forsland, of a daughter.
Slocan has many voters who have
recently become citizens of the land of
Union Jack.
Q.W. Grimmett, of Sandon, and Miss
Brooks, of Winnipeg, were married in
Nelson last week.
Miss Helen Hall favored tho congregation of the Methodist church with a
solo Sunday evening.
SLOCAN SHNKKAL FLOAT.
The Hewitt tram is 2,500 feet in
lenarth.    ,
A shipment of ore is being made from
the Marion.
The Queen Bess shipped 15U tons of
ore in June.
The Slocan Star is shipping to the
Selby smelter.
A good strike of ore is reported from
the Alberta, on Lemon creek.
Major Heed has gone to the Mount
Sicker mines, on Vancouver Island.
Al Teeter and Dick Butner -/ill work
the Fourth of July group all summer.
E, Foyle Smith is doing some work
on the Silver Band group, Eight Mile,
Several contracts ivere let at the
Payne last week, and the force in*
creased,	
The Slocan contingent of baseball
freaks defeated Nelson's crack team
Monday by a Bcore of 9 to 6.
Eev. McCall, the new Presbyterian
minister, delivered his first sermon in
N«vw Denver Sunday morning.
T. E. Fulton, a well-known trapper,
ia missing-, and it is thought that he
must have perished in the hills.
Rev. A. E. Roberts reports thesutuof
S   $15 added to tho cemetery  fund this
week, subscribed by Mrs. Grant Thor-
bum.   This  makes $05 subscribed to
date.
J. D. McMaster and \V. J. Hannan
arrived from Rochester, N. Y., this
week. They will remain several days
on business in connection with thc
Hnrtney mine.
O. M. Uosendale, formerly of Nelson,
t«t dow of Portland, Oregon, occasion*
Ally advertises for silver properties.
Rosy in a deadbeat, and lives largely
ttpon gall and slimy politeness.
At the public school meeting' hold in
tbe primary school room on Saturday
C. ¥* Nelson was fleeted n member of
tb- school board to take the place of W,
I>. Mitchell whose term had expired.
A bridge has been constructed over
the troublesome channels of Carpenter
creek and Union street is again open to
btiavy trallie, thanks to the energy dls*
played by Headmaster .Moore and the
men in charge.
Services will be held in St. Stephen's
cliureh on Sunday next at 11 a. in, and
7*£Wp. in. The Lord Bishop of New
Wontiiiinster will be unable to wake a
vl_itatlou on this day a* announced
Jkv.C.Arthur Mount, Vicar.
Nakuxp's Dominion Day celebration
la rejiorted to have been most successful
III every particular. Tho sport events
were well managed and passed off with
f|m, the best of feeling prevailing
-» throughout the day. The ball in the
•veiling was a very pleasant affair.
Children's Day was observed by the
The sum of $3,1)0) has been appropriated for a wagon road from the Arlington to the Two Friends.
Chas. Culver, who has reduced concentrating at the Slocan Star to an
exact science, has invented a Hydrostatic Classifier.
Professsor Lippy will make over a
million out of his claims in the Klondike, Tho Professor evidently has a
better thing than any other Slocan man
<A'ho has gone north.
Tho Provincial road inspector was in
this section the past week, He cast his
eye over the route of the proposed Red
Mountain road, and, it is understood,
he has advised the building of the road,
This advice ought to hurry tho commencement of work, since the money
waa appropriated by the Government
for the work months ago.
After seven years McLean and McDonald have realized on the Iron Horse
The lriBt payment on the bond of $10,■
•VXi was made a few days ago by the
Turlington Mining Co, of Spokane. It
is likely that the property will be tra'is
ferred to Pittsburg capitalists, when
machinery will be placed on the group
Ut'cent work has developed a foot ol
line ore.
It. I. Kirk wood returned from a trip
into the Boundary country last week,
Like all mining men he tees grand
possibilities in store for that section, but
none of the camps visited offer the advantages to thu small Investor that am
to he found tn the Slocan. In every
camp visited he found Hard Times—alio
many other characters familiar to thu
Slocan. AU were doing well, but noiui
had become wealthy enough to lead a
retired life.
H\n   I.AMT   DK.U-.
•lack Lowes, who went north thin
spring, was drowned near the Big Sal'
mon while on his way to Dawaon. In
swift water the mow ■.'.ruck a rock,
lhfi-Mii-g.U-k and   thr***  other*- who
HK    PRACTICAL    VIEW.
KI.KCTHICAL   OltK    KINIHKIt.
William F. Newall of the Selby Smelting and Lead Company of San Francisco was in Nelson a few davs ago and
had the following to say in connection
with the lead situation in the Kootenays
to the Tribune:
"Our smelter is in the maiket for
lead ores, and is willing to continue
purchasing lead ore at market rates, as
in the past So far as I can learn, there
Is no reason why the mines cannot dispose of all the ore they are able to produce at rates for freight and treatment
nearly as favorable to the mine owners
ns they received for their product last
year. • ■>
'The American Smelting and Refining Company probably withdrew from
the British Columbia market because
the business was not profitable, at last
year's prices. It is a well-known fact
that the present price of London lead is
about normal, while last year's price
was exceptionally high, owing to peculiar ttade conditions. In one way it
is rather unfertunate that it reached
such a high point, for the reason that
the miners seem inclined to believe that
they may count upon receiving that
price for all the lead thoy mine. If the
mines now closed are waiting for London lead to again reach this figure, I
 .i  ..,:]] .,:.. „]««n,l ,v,!„i:„:i„i„
,i"Viic>~«iii~iciiiaui~vivacvi-ni\iciiuivciy"
us lead is quite as ltkelv to remain below the present figure as it is to reach
lust year's quotation. In my opinion,
£12 or £13 is a fair average price, and
while smelters are always anxious to
have high prices, because it means
large o'*e tonnages, yet the general
feeling among smelters is as I have
stated above,
"One change in the situation, which
Is a large factor in smelting, is that today lead ores cannot any longer be considered or treated as fluxing ores. A
low years ago, when there was a large
tonnage of dry ore mined in the United
States, lead ore was purchased at low
treatment rates because of its fluxing
qualities. Now the supply of dry oro
In much less than formerly, while the
supply of lead ore has steadily increased
mid in consequence dry ores are scarce
mid in great demand by all the smelters, and have now become tho fluxing
ores in place of lead ores. This new
condition of affairs is not generally understood by the miner, being contrary
to liis past experience; but as soon us
he appreciates this, and realizes that
present London quotations are average,
rather than exceptionally iow, he will
no ahead mining and shipping his ore,
mid the country will take a new life.
"I have every faith in British Colum
bia lead properties, and il thu mine
owners will use their best efforts iu developing their properties, British Pol*
umbta will soon rank among the lead,
ing mining countries ol the world "
HI.OUAN   Oltli   illlll'XKKTH.
The total amount of ore shipped from
the Slocan and Slocan City mining
divisions for the year WW was, approximately, :»5,«»0 tons. Slnee January 1
to June £>, U»l, the shipments have
hei'ii a-* follows;
|   Gossfp Fronn Nefson
e man can see as far under the around I >*■"?
, ,,,,.,. i *^*t
another; all of which is very  true, j JV3 _   ^   _____  _J_.
tan instrument has been put  into) 5[vj intjS--cpjin.5
It is an old truism with  miners Unit
ore bodies are "where you lind   em."
and running* with this is the belief that
one
as
But an instrument has been put
practical use the past year or so  that|y\W
has proved a marvel, and must dispel | CM
this common belief.   In the hands of an
expert the instrument will tell  where
ore  bodies  are located,  and a pproximately   their size and value.     It  i**>
known as the electrical ore finder, and
haa
deliver lectures on  marriage and its
miseries.   Scarcely a week  passes but
, „  ,  „        ,(• 11   •    .1   1 they are called  upon  to unravel some
been operated successfullv in tht* >     ;    ,.      ,   ,,,.
r„.,.   ...        .    . .       t . ■ 7 ,    ■     i web of tang ed bliss.   Women in search
Jcphn-Missoun mining district during 1   , ,     ,      , ,    ,
,., „ ,   , ,     ,   .,        1,,.,., or truant husbands seem to 00k upon a
the last vear; also in the gold district--j     .. ,   . ■
„,„,,.'   .      t,,    „,        An    • policeman as their next nearest natura
of California.   The theorvotthe uistru-! , ,     , „   ,
.   ■  ..        1 , ,  "       1 ■     ,7     protector, and. to the honor of these
ment s workings mav be explained bv   J   ,        ,',.,,.      .,    ,
.  ...     ,,   ,.      ,   A. .,       7, ' : helmeted knights be it said.'thev rarelv
stating that m electncitv resistance to   . .,   ,,      ,. ,   ,      , ,  ■
)„„    ,"■    . ..   .   ' 1   •  ': f-*1'   the   distressed  female.    The   ast
an  electric  current  is  measured   .-»■ ,
. ,„     ™, ... j    ,      ,  ,' . case which appealed to this olncial gal-
ohms.   The earth is a conductor ot the., ,    , . ',    , _,,     , n.,
... ,   ,   . ,  .        . i' lantrv was lull of romance.    Ihe bride
electric current, but metal is a  better. , .   .  ,
„ ,    , , .. _    , ,; A was a handsome woman, but for semi
conductor, and the current alwavsfol-i ,-,,.,
,       .,     Ai     c 1 ■.      '      ,'reason she tound no favor m the eves of
lows the path of least  resistance.     Hi,     ,      . , ,     ,      ,
.„ , ,., ,     .    ,  .,   .     ,      ; husbands to be or husbands present,
will be readilv understood that  when 1 ,.,.., ,      , ,     .    ,'
,   „, X •    .1 1    ..       c   ,     Rejected bv the man she had trave ed
onlv the earth is the conductor of the! ., * ,       ■
A    .   e.\    •    . .   -u        1        ' manv miles to marrv less than a vear
current ot the instrument, through tne j , ','.,,.
.„,,,.       . ,   ,, ,     ,    ; ago, and now onlv a wife of four mont is,
electrodes driven into the ground,  tne   . ,       ,"  ,       ,   ,     ,    , ,
.   ,.   ,.  , .     v       1      .1 ,ier oase when she found she had been
insistence as indicated in ohms bv the i , , .   VT ,
deserted 111 Nelson a few nights ago was
Budget of News and Comment From!
the Smelter City.
The police of Nelson are qualified tof business.   Such mom-y, illicitly gained
scale of the ore finder would be high,
whereas, if there were an ore body below which would conduct the current
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pitiable. But the errant husband did
not get away without the "thorn in his
side."   He was discovered on board the
would be comparatively low,
A company has control of the instruments and appoints agents to operate
in certain districts. A fee is charged
for locating ore bodies by theexpeit.
Mr John Mack, agent for this section,
if. stopping at the Newmarket this
week, and has exhibited the instiument
besides giving practical tests on the
Bosun, California and other properties
close at hand. Tho instrument is
mounted Upon a tripod and is enclosed
in a handsome hatdwood case, the
cover of which, when lifted, exposes the
scale to view. Two brass electrodes,
connected with the poles of the instrument by ordinary insulated copper wire,
are used. One is driven into the ground j
close to the instrument while the other
ia placed similarly some distance away.
RAKK   MUSICAL   TRKAT.
The reception accorded tho Mndame
Ijoat in time, and his wife was conveyed
to the same place with instructions not
to make her presence known utitil the
boat should have left the wharf. What
ever surprise or dismay the would-be
I runaway felt at his wife's appearance,
outwardly he was philosophically cool,
and thoy breakfasted together in honeymoon fashion. The desertion will probably take place on American ground,
where devorce is easy, as the couple
went to Spokane.
A Dominion Day celebration in Nelson would paralyze a circumspect
Eastern community. It paralyzes a
goodly number of seasoned Easterners
even; but the lavish expenditure of
time, toil and money, the immense
enthusiasm, the unrivalled digestion
for enjoyment are all calculated to strike
the economical soul of the" "cent belt"
us extravagance, wicked and wasteful.
In spite of the cosmopolitan character
v
and unlawfully collected, should ba
doubly debasing to those who believe
money can debauch and those "two
pure men" are incurring great risk of a
fall from grace by remaining in a city
whose utilities are paid for in that kind
of coin.
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The ranchers across tlie river as far
down as Six Mile point are agitating
for the establishment of a school. They
claim the statutes provide for one as
soon as it can be shown that there are
ten children of school age in the district
and they have more than double that
number. There are difficulties iu the
way but if settlers of a desirable class
are to be given any encouragement
whatever the authorities should see to
the speedy accommodation of these
people in the matter cf educational
facilities for their children.
Urso concert compauv at Bosun  Ifnll 1«' hor population, Nelson is intciim
Saturday night was highly pleasing to , l^"1 •'■-• «>*-;vcr in her hlatory was the
the artists, and the occasion was in all
respects the most heartily enjoyed that
has ever taken place in New Denver,
Kvery number was in itself worth the
price of adiiilstlon, Madame ITrso is a
little woman and her iippearance is not
birthday of little Miss Canada  more
royally celebrated than in 1-»1.   News
paper strife   and   sectional   bitterness
was lost sight of in a common desire t»
'•do ourselves proud" mi our natal day
The result was all that rould Im dcnired
imposing, hut with everv touch of tlie ■ l*,,*,i| N**l»on has the gratifying assur- J
bow she draws from her soul of music' ftnc*- ,,lfU *he s,il1 h'M* ,lie  '<"H«ier!
W».)k
Hilvertoii .Sunday .--kliuui U»i Sui«<k.»
The church waa prettily  deioraied bv j were »t   the  sweep   into the  water
Mr*. Dalgle and Mrt. Klllott, and the j I^»w*s was the only one drowned,    Hn
children  were   well   trained   by  .Mrs.! was well-known In the Slocan,  having
Vnten.     The  primary   dw.   led  by ! be..» in the  hotel bu»tiiie-'»   iu many
Oiraele Ci'ue*. sang tlui mullou n-uig "At i.mnps,    Lowes   was   from Brampton,
Wondt»rfMl Houm*" verv nhelv.    Uev.! Out . and many friends will regret to|»f■•!!%.•,'.•;.
A,, K. Rol>ert*i delivered a nliort address, i learn ol the untimely manner in wiiicli|i.,»»|.«uvu<»i
Mvw   Delivers bmu'hnU   enthusiasts! be cashed in in* check*, ami qui. ine* ^,'
have been playing the game lately. The j R*»ie.
Itnior team brought hmne from Sim-au *                   «»nml tn I'm--****.
City Inst Wednesday' n Iwautiftit cup, a*» j 	
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and Ihe junior team won the  pur**''Indianapolis   returned   a   verdict  in
put up by Nakusp on Dominion Day.: which it was held that ii wa* no viol*
Three member* of Ihe senior learn are! tion of law to use a counterfeit coin in
touting the Kootenay* with the Slocan 1 opening a jackpol in a poker game,
team that defeated Nelson on .Monday, f    The case waa that of Jease Page, ol
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sweet strains that lind lodgment in the
hearts of her audience and lifts one high
up Into the realms of love and purity.
A« she start* to play her deen, pawlon-
ate eyes closu as if lu slumber and her
grent soul speaks In language that is
too grand for worda to express her love
to God of man, of nature, of art, of all
thing* good. Her control of the violin
ii perfect. Her Influence upon an audience ia that of a master. Though her
brilliant lechnic may be loit to her
hearers yet the human heart does not
exist that would not lie aoftemd by the
Hoiilfulties* of her music  Her rendition
Tom 1
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-^joi "The Last Bone of Summer,'
sew encore,   was supremely  grand
i»ii|fitig bi M,.-.-. IL!. 1* Hall, tiii!
was repeatedly emoit-d.   Herri.!
.ts an
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Woodboxes come high in Nelson.
One was burned in the Victoria block a
couple of weeks ago and the insurance
company reimbursed the owner to the
tune of two hundred and thirty-eight
dollars. A small portion of the boodle
was donated to tlie fireman who were
called out for the occasion,
•f
The Socialist Educational Club discussed the Justification of Strike at last
Sunday's meeting. The topic was
timely and interesting on account ol
the C.P.B. difficulty. A feature of the
discussion was the moderation and
freedom fiom bitterness evinced towards the corporation by those who
are directly or indirectly interested in
the outcome of the present trouble,
though privately considerable indignation is expressed over the accusation
against the truckmen iu some few
places where wrecks have taken place.
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The local strawberry crop is in its
prime and Imats anything brought in
from fairer climes. The red man and
hi* klootchmaii are also on hand with
the tiist installment of huckleberriej
for the season.
TiMik tlio Nell  U,mt  Tiling,
A Scottish soldier at Bloemfonteln
was Just recovering from an attack
of enteric. One day ha suggested to
thc doctor who called to ace him that
ho would b« grateful for a, wee drop-
pie. "No, no," aald the doctor. "Do
you know that your stomach U In
such nn ulcerated oonditton that a
dpoonlul of whtikey would kill yoa>*
•'Aweel, ilr," replied the patient,
"I must just do without It; but,doctor,
! jost come up close to me."   The doo*
■ tor obliged.
place in Kootenaian celebrations.
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Nelson turns out a crowd of flood*
looking men on Sunday*- and lintiilityn
There is nothing strange about that,
hut there is some little mystery in th
method of their production Spiff and
span iu immaculate linen, high collar,
pollihed l»oots and trousers of the latest
cut he goes forth and there is no evidence to ahow whether he made his
toilet in a swell hotel or in a dilapidated
•hack with a four inch mirror ami a tin
wash  dish  for  toilet   rippurteimiices ,    „_...-...       ...      . .
The casual observer cannot tell whether ! .     Ah> '^H,'   M,d th,e «>W<ar.«l|rh-
1 ,*• ,, „. . ,, , ing contentedly. "v*er breath a verra
ho slept under a ..lken eounterpane >» ircire§hUig7'-bc0ttMe.\m*rlc»t..
gunny
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whether his couch is lined with
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.ce • the probability i« that In   ,. ,1  -haiki-r
t«nn*hed ihe hearts of all: nut inp pjohir With a  predclicti<tii  fm* living within
c:itthy song, tint by lifting tothe li,7'tier; Iii** Inionie.   Thei.* <-re a hisi  ,.f ^ui-h
>ip«inlard   tlie mil-drill   ear.     Mm   M.
slii'|i|nii. Peatvi',on the piano, cHptivnted
tlir. audience bv her .-trtisiii! liii.'ii -in_"
1 ainl brilliant leinliuon-    All w<>re verv
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j Itiipresteons left with the mtisu-.iovin-j
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Kfu-ira, wh" w** I'h.irged wffh pusslnjj
m-X into the Hotel Phair at NeUon. Thef* -tounlerfelt dollar while he had hll
TWtt-t improvement** render it *■«*>• i«*»«*•* uude-i" * pokct* table. A jackpul
Hep into thla famous western hoatelry.j was ihe object fer which ihe playeri
The landl«f»l k#*p« fi*te w»h the \m-. «-ere ettririn-r.   Pag* broke the T»ftt t'n
Sroremente and is never behind thej,, dollar and to#*e.| ihe roin on Ihti
ate in anything, not even in Dominion s table with the chip* thai were already
[M} i*l*o*ml!.*»*.. Hi* wavlnf H*g ot thitf* The m< wmt r*ke»l In by a min
electrie light* wa* never oai of tight' who was a witne** for the government
dortng Jtel<mn« grea».«»t ann.iaV »*vt*i»t,  ,n ,y„. e^^.
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tiie coin m* ni a *><**r,i-*<..; M-rinuii* nil tli«
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seventh,   ;«ud   lu»  treuimi'iit  ul "I'tn-
•■vyi'inl Kvil" •*.;')- •l;-»ritii'i<i- ?.->iril.b*.
Ailii I, icaliKlng ! lie ».il ih N1-I-.1111 lie
pron*4>.|<<n| to arraign  the lOitiiicipAiity
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, ,,,    ..    ,     «i,v,p,      ■ v.;.i;.i,y,u   '0.'.'1     ,..,        .■'■. ■»(
Jirtiver before tiiatiy moons,    W!,. 11 tt,
•trlke, the camp IW to J«hn W.llwn,, t u,r ,u imttttvnh-   in „„, trf|tlll,
store and fortify your temperature with  |0|_ „„, Ui(( ln,onV„„|a,v „, „„
or liiteii to  the j out,    ngnim% t(h_ „W|)t(inf<, of „,„, lf
hake as it f!o»*
d.j-wu yjur throat to 'X iuu»t['
in/ thirst. I
Tbrre is no detltiitc distance above*
i from th«* -women sinner* for the Domin-
t at A d.. • j iw j)J4V t.,.j,.|,rMxj<m whili' no protmt is; oil detrkk
' made against tbe unlawful rei-elpl of
thi
Nitr-^gly-.eriii-i* w-iuli u-„tkr a fstali*:
of any man. It 1- .t joibstatu'i: that i»
likely to do almost anything etcept
what i» predti-ted for it A ten--uart
»«n of it had been dropped off llie roof
of u house u ith nn dl-.i-troui reiult'*,
while u s*. on len.Kl th.t*. a man. in
paving .1 -.-.•«if Wi.«t lin'l it'll eiuptieil
.iii'i inikt v. ,\* i'. 10^ iic^iii,!-.» |,„.'»i pgtli,
•trttek it  wild in* w-tiking utiik and
iM» lpi.il.ipl._l  Ji.'iMO .lit-. .« IteitfiiOorillg
tifetop.    Iiclantei .ire numer.ni* where
■mttktti.'it t) \\<- -'tJn-s »'*i| mt*" *t rr-itie
(illi.l by *!.«ii.lu»g (he 1 ar-i 011 top of 9
hot >t.»V'i- \ti-l h,t\f ■tiOtsMied \i» fiat
three meal* a day, and >et the dropping
of a piece <>f hot iron int<* a tub of water
in which <*ut*h cans had been utaudinjj
wret k«"l ,*i  building and au adjoining*
i-u: CiW.'i-ut*
Ripp fruit «ate« daily will improve
the health. John Williama la the doctor.
A di**»v-ery oi" * 4"t»mt>w\ fiebi h to-
\*>1ir>* M ",%>•* 7.*«-.U..*i.
the surface of the water in a mortar
from which the drop of the siamp create*
9 tplaab which weara lh» chuck block.
,    Th-ton p.r-.,i-d h\ th.
revenue fret,, the .ame s,.„r< e.   If Mr. i Ugblnvm  raUiitf the mcorporation
Morgan t *tati»tic« are <*orrect it may Ik* fee* cannot tie avoided by inrorporatina
tnttimatH that aitoul ft\ e thou*and dol- j ouuide of the ->ute, fore _tt ..rgauii*d
Ui» are annnally ,-.,.! in(0 ,he city 1 l^r7,™li;myn'l',_ P*J r.h"• ***lfte **»*
T)itM»»«« the b*u*iy the <«•• the trf*#.-an by \bt*e% timer, lot rmvmmy- jhe su'l-'a^d<\h   '*'"    '
(fnitn pniseetition whi'e i.'"ii'fnctttii't!,'*u   ''"'ip'.
if.-ifurtt** mrtef be.
nd
busineae in
oc.rtwrated THE LEDGE, NEW DENVER, B. p., JULY 4, 1901.
Eighth Yeab
Th* Ljcdos Is two dollars a yeRr in Bdvance.   When not so paid it is $2.50 to parties worthy of credit
nonpariel line first insertion, and 5cents a line each subsequent insertion.    -     *• ■•       —
graded In prices according to circumstance*).
,....-..         . ..      Legal advertisin** 10cents a
ReadinK notices 25 cents a line, and commercial advertlsinif
FELLOW JMLGKIMS:  THK JjKDOB is located at >cw .Denver, a. U., and can tie traced to many parts or tne earui.   it comes to tne irom
every Thursday and has never been raided by the sheriff, snowslided by cheap silver, or subdued by the fear of man.     It works for the trail
blazer as well as the bay-windowed and champagne-flavored capitalist.   It aims to be on the right Bide of everything and believes that hell
-should be administered to the wicked in large doses.   It has stood the test of time, and an ever-increasing paystreak is proof that It is
.better to tell the truth, even if the heavens do occasionally hit our smokestack.   A. chute of job work Is worked occasionally for the benefit
.-of humanity and the financier.   Come in and see us, but do not pat the bull dog on the cranium, or chase the black cow from our water
■ "barrel:   one is savage and the other a victim of thirst.   One of the noblest works of creation is the man who always pays the printer; he is
sure of a bunk in paradise, with thornless roses for a pillow by night, and nothing but told to look at by day.
R. T. LOWERY, Editor and Financier.
The Ledge.
A pencil cross in this square
Indicate.*) that your subscription is due, and that the editor
wishes once again to look at
four collateral.
THURSDAY,  JULY 4, 1901.
TROM THE EDITOR'S UPPER STOPE.
Government advertising in this
province resembles kissing.
Smelter talk is more prominent
in Kootenay than smelter smoke.
Just now the Slocan needs a
Moses to lead it out of the bulrushes
of adversity.
Practical political corruption is
the spoils system reduced to an
exact science. „
Bob Green's .rare judgment was
shown in the appointment of San-
don's first sub mining recorder.
To serve your country well in its
legislative  halls requires a  mind
titution.
dampened building operations.
Nelson has been built up largely
upon borrowed money and loan
companies refuse to advance funds
when houses cost more than they
think is a safe risk.
:>s~
A district is to be pitied whose
best interests are at the mercy of a
band of mud brained legislators,
and whose representative cannot
rise higher tha • the spoils system.
The second number of Lowery's
Claim will appear about the 20th.
Be sure your name is o» the sub
list, and thus avoid a disappointment that might end in profanity.
If the people of Seattle have got
any sense now thut Considine has
forced matters to a crisis, thev will
purge the city of an element thai
has brought disgrace to its fair
name.
Tho province slill needs an advertising agent. The wasteful
manner in which the Provincial
Secretary handles ails should not
be tolerated by an intelligent community.
A private individual would lie
Considered it fool to pay three do|-
litis I'oi* a pound of wool when he
could buy it for one dollar, yet that
i* the way the Jl. (', government
buys some of its advertising.
in ihe Sloonti with its cooling
rnins and gentle lircej-es it is difli-
fiilt to realize that   tlie ilTefc east
Thousands of readers of The
Ledge are not given an opportunity through its columns to read
government ads of importance to
them simply because the Provincial
Secretary or Bob Green are false "or
indifferent to' the trust reposed in
them.
Tinhorn legislators consider it a
wonderful feat of statesmanship to
beat some deserving newspaper out
of a few dollars' worth of government advertising. Such an exhibition of power in ust indeed be a
source of satisfaction to the brains
that gives it birth.
Nelson is a Mecca for those wishing to indulge in matrimony, and
lessens the revenue of many a Slocan parson. People should patron-
lW*in3iTO~taiM^tnvKeii"~it—becomes
necessary to enter that state where
bliss so often opens its eyes and
finds that ideals are sometimes
made of very common clay. Get
inqi'i'k'd at home. The rate*-*, art-
just as reasonable.
The decline of the church proves
that people are becoming more religious, and less in need of useless
creeds and ceremonies. The world
moves, and those who do not wish
to pass their days in theological
darkness must climb into the cur
of progress as it passes their door
and ride with the crowd who make
the present life a heaven, and hope
that it will be continued in our
next.
A Manitoba editor says that he
has two subscribers who always
conic in when they are drunk and
pay another year in advance. One
of ihein has already paid up to
P.M I. This may read like a fairy
story, bill Tin; Lkimii: has several
subscribers upon its lists who do
the ,-nnie ihing. It also has several who think, drunk or sober,
thai ihey should not pay an editor
unjitiiiii'., Li'levin-; no iloubl that
he runs his business as they do
mi wind.
Mining is carried on   iu   British
has Wn  recently baked in a tro-jColnmbia .under many diwidvant-
pieal heat that has brought  misery I ages.    It costs fully more than '.'(»
to everyone except the ice man,
I'loiii    Houston's   remarks   and
Irfib   (il cell's    net lull-    olie    Would
think that ihe bc-l '.wit lo trivit ,i
golden yoose i- to pull out all the
feather** and then have tin* bird
jinesieil im lack ot pro|M-ri!tes-in*_,
percent, us compared with mining
in many pints of ihe 1'iiitedStates.
The duties on -uppiie-. machinery
and ihe rale ui vtaye- make the difference,    ('mil tin- I'niiiiiiiuii  nnd
Creek ia the Deadwood district, S D.
The production of the former is almost
entirely from high-grade ores; of the
latter from low-grade ores.
The consumption of quicksilver may
soon be increased by its use in incandescent electric lighting. A recent discovery employs incandescent mercurial
vapor in a glass tube as an illuminant
The light is powerful and steady but
disagreeable in color. It is expected to
remedy this.
In Sweden in future all the principal
railway trains will carry a telephone
apparatus which may be connected with
the telegraph wires, and thus communication be established with the. nearest
station. • he arrangement is, of course,
iiivaluable in case of accident. The
apparatus is set in working by tin-
coupling of one telephone wire on tn
the telegraph line and another to tin-
rails.
A report comes fiom Lajara, Lower
Cal , that a turquoise, which is probably the largest ever found in the United
States, was taken from the property of
the Colorado Turquoise Company on
May 15, and is now on exhibition in
that city. The specimen weighs 1,425
karats and is of almost perfect color.
California produced one weighing lTii
kat'ats-which'was-heretofore'X-onsideren"
the largest in the United States. Claims
are being staked in every direction ami
considerable excitement prevails.
The valuation of the machinery used
in mining in New South Wales is estimated at nver $20,000,000. The mat-hiii
ery used for coal mining' is valued at
$f},500,000; in silver mining $8,eOO,tX)0-
in copper mining- $1,5(X).0<»; in gold
mining $5,000,000; other metals and
gems $4,000,0iXl. There are forty gold
dredges being built of an'estimated
value of $1,250,000. Much of the ma
chinery iB made in local foundries, but
a greiit.deal Is imported from the United'
States. Compnratlvelv little is from
Knjfland
Ib'cent experiments fn wireless telegraphy off the const of Malta have re
suited in the siiccessfitl transmission oi
a message 1U4 miles, according to United
States Consul (Jrout at Malta, in u report In the State, Department. The
message was received in an unexpected
way. While experimenting on a ship
in the open sea, the Consul says, the
operators were surprised lo receive n
message iu Italian iiskinu* as to the
position nf their ship. Itatterw.ini developed that the message came from an
Italian war vessel at Syracuse,
There has been much inquiry dttriu*:
the past year or two as to the actual
eomini-rcial value of molybdenum, am! j
the purp'-H'h for which it is used    A' |
the   present time the market  for Mir I
mineral molybdenite, which is the chid
source of the metal, is limited, tlie eon
sumption being only about fifty tons
|ier year.   The main demand Is in ihe
manufacture    of     ferro molybdenum,
which is used in the prepnrnlion of a
special steel, which maiuifHttiirers are
appreciating    It is imt, then, iinreiison
itble to expect nn increased denuuul for
the metal ion! n  wider market, which
> will warrant pei-Mi-tcut lu-iispe-Uiitf (ov
the u.ii'H*|-'tU i ■Hiving it
The solvent* of; old ate iiimv niuner
, uill*    Ifl'tll    ll-.I'lii*      ->l|-|"'.*. .1,   .lililHtlj'il
is, he states that his efforts are- "untiring" andfthat thejinterests of his pupils
always come first, his own second. What
a "Cracker-Jack'' he. must be! True.
I miarht say the same about myself, but
as soon as people would see me the jiji'
would be off. In his case, however, 1
may state that I took him for the pure-
minded, unselfish individual be says he
is, and for that reason I placed more,
credence on what he to.'d me than 1
otherwise would have done.
If there were any misleading or untrue statements in my letter they had
their source in what he told me himself.
I did not state or insinuate that he held
the papers beforehand, but I did insinuate that through some means he had
placed several of the exact questions
beforelhis pupils on [the Saturday pre-
"vious to the  examination    For  tliis
statement I had his own word, and why
should such an unselfish mind try to
deceive?   It is well-known that they
were the same papers as were used at
Nelson last Xmas.   At that examina
tion there  were pupils  from  outside
places, such as Ainsworth, and from the
very oddity of some of the questions a
pupil would remember them, and they
might be scattered broadcast without
any desire to injure or benefit any person.   This examination,  as between
schools, will be of little value until our
Department can see its way clear to
make a new set of papers for the District
schools.   Does Mr. Lovering remember
telling me that he had placed the list of
British premiers during Victoria's reign
on the board on that Saturday?   He
asked one of his pupils in my presence
if she had taken down that list, and she
replied that she had, and had go'., all of
them.   This was after the paper was
over, and now he states there was nothing-in that statement (?)   He may .remember that in regard to several other
questions I asked him how he was able
to place that exact question  bo fore his
pupils on Saturday, and he invariably
replied tliat he got them  from old examination papers, but will he now tell
me what old paper he found this about
the British premiers in ?   Another ques
tion I would draw his attention to was
the drawing of the, map of  Australia,
locating-its cities.   Mr. Lovering stated; state to me that when he first placed
that he had placed that map on the' that question before his pupils on Sat-
board on Saturday, audi saw two of the urday thsy could not understand, until
maps as drawn by his pupils.   They. he had explained it to them, how a
just contained the outlines of the map mile and a quarter square would be'
and the cities and were very similar, different from a mile one way and a
whereas my pupils had rivers and gulls I mile and a half the other?
located as well.   There was a question     Thanking  vou for the space,  Mr.
in mental arithmetic about the number { Editor, I am, yours truly,
of  acres in a piece of land 1J miles '      j fRWIN
square.   Now why did Mr. Lovering New Denver, B.C., July 2,1901
| Brands
53
H the Miners §
%.Like
If you ever are in doubt as to
what brand of staple articles is
the best, just watch and see
what is the brand of the goods
that are sent up the hill. No
inferior goods "go" there. We
need no better argument in
favor of our staple table goods
than the fact that we supply
80 per cent, of the mines in this
vicinity.
PATENAUDE BRO
NELSON      . C.
Is tlio plan' to havt' your watch I'l-puiis aUt'iid.-il
ti. If y.nir \val'.-h is.iui "f "nil*'', **t'inl it to 11*
and wi will souii cot It rl.lil tijfalu. \\V do m,l\
lii-Kt-rLiss w.ii'li ami tfiiiirunlri1 .ipt'coi natis';.!--
tlon nr niiiiu.y I'i'fiiiuli'd, •
PATENAUDE BROS.,
NELSON, II (*.
t7gall0n
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No. II, K, VV. C, Week, Nelson, H.C,
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Dealers in
vine   Drtuio
AND TWINES
Bourne Bros., W
NEW DENVER, B.C. **fW
E. FERGUSON & CO.
NELSON, B. C.
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WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS
WE   HAVE   EN ROUTE
<>NE CAR G. & W. WHISKIES ex. TORONTO
ONE CAR IMPORTED LIQUORS ex. LIVERPOOL
 ONE CAR DOG'S HEAD ALE AND STOUT ex. LOND_0_.,_EXG.	
ONE CAR "RANIER" BEER ex.
JjTThe '-Ranler'' Boor has become the favorite Beur in the Const Cities.
I'niiipi'titlim the famous Milwaukee Ueurs.
SEATTLE.
It has met In sucoesufu
A liii'j.'.' »tii('|{ iilivay
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Our Special Canadian Kye is the most palatable whiskey in the market.
We have it in bulk and is cases, 5'o and ll's. We are agents for the Bruns*
wlck-Balke-Collender Co. Billiard and Pool Tables and supplies of all kintfs
Write us for prices and terms.
J. Q. BUNYAN & CO., NEBLSC0N
Have rccentlj opened in Nelson a
FURNITURE STORE
In which they carry the best and newest furniture In the country.
Buyers in and ont of town are requested to examine goods and
read list of prices before pliicini** their orders elsewhere	
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Ho.v,<». A. Diummonu, Vice IVcMdcni,
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THE LEDUE, NEW DENVEK, B. (j., JULY 4 1901.
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Grandma on motherhood
Lydia Kingsmill Commander, in
the Bellamy Eeview,  upholds the
position occupied today by what is
known as "thenew woman,"—that
creature who lives a life and dies,
leaving  nothing   behind,    having
uever tasted the joys of motherhood.    "We- have such an overdeveloped consciousness of sex,"
says she,   "particularly in regard
to women, that it is difficult for us
to consider  her   from   any other
standpoint, or realize that she is
anything but an expression of sex.
Yet her sex is the least, instead of
the most important, thing about
her.    ...    The common opinion
is about such as was expressed by
a man in Ohio recently.    A bright
young woman was out driving with
him and his wife,  and they were
discussing  the   progress    women
were  making in the professions.
.   He was a clever and intellectual
man, and thought he had advanced
ideas about women, he said: "But,
after all, the highest thing in the
world, and the best and the grandest, is a mother."    Then he looked
as if he had given utterance to a
combination of profound wisdom
and sublime sentiment:   His wife,
who is the mother of one little boy,
as spoiled, sellish and priggish as
the only child can  manage to be,
assumed an air of lofty pride as if
she sat at the summit of the universe,     .     .     .      Now,  women,
though female, is also human, and
human beings,  both male and female, have double functions—those
of sex and those as people.    It is a
sex matter to mate and reproduce
the race.    It is human to study, to
learn, to reason, to think,  to build
houses and bridges and ships,  to
sing songs, to write books,  to be
a doctor, a carpenter, a- teacher, an
actor,  a bookkeeper, an artist, a
philosopher.    .     .    .    We expect
nHnrW^mrMnYe"c*xeuse—for-exist-
Fortunately,  too, we are
have only a heritage of shame for
the innocent, and the duties of
motherhood would seriously interfere with .the business by which
they make their living; but the
truly married woman has ,iuo such
excuse, and is shamed in not being
a mother. I mean a good deal by
that word "truly," Libby; for half
the married people are adulterers,
poor, misguided things. You see,
Liddy, it's like  this:   Under our
f
curious social system, the men
women want to marry can't afford
to get married, and so they take up
with what they can git; that is
them that get married at all; the
rest are forced into the industrial
world or into the lower stratum;
but, you know, an' I know, Liddy
Casson, that there ain't a woman
in either of them spheres who
wouldn't a thousand times ruther
be the loved and honored wife of
an honest man, and the mother of
his children; an' there ain't a man
in the world who wouldn't ruther
have her such,
' 'Why, Liddy Casson! If I didn't
believe that the new social kingdom
was a-goin' to give every man and
woman the chanst to live honest
natural lives, truly mated each to
his or her counterpart, a-raisin'
families that would be a credit to
the nation, do you think I'd be a-
workiir for the eomia' of that
kingdom at my time of life? 1
guess not; I'd just think the sooner
the hull creation petered out the
better. Nature ain't all wrong,
Liddy: you can trust her in most
places, if you'll just take off the
harness and let her fulfill her perfect law.
••Liddy. you may study and
learn and reason and think, but
you can't never know too much for
the vocation of motherhood; you
may be doctor, carpenter,' teacher
"aTtorrbookkeeperrartistraiid-pliii
have been punished at the  whipping post, or in some other fiendish
way.    Among   other  things  that
the church complained of. was the
Charge that Herron separated from i
his wife.    In  explanation  of this j
the following extract from an open I j
letter by the naughty minister will
convince an}' fair mind that there I
is as much of that Christ-like love
in his heart as there is in the heart
of the average saint: "I would ask
you to kindly let me explain, however, that I did not desert my children.    No father loves his children
more than I.     But   I   have long
held it a principle that children belong first to their mothe.i.     Where
such a separation takes place, if the
mother desires  all   the  children
they are rightfully hers, and no
considerate man would take one of
them from her.     Besides,  in this
case, I think the children would
choose their mother,  who has been
their constant companion,  except
when she was twice absent with me
in Europe.    They are not babes,
but are arriving at some years of
capacity to choose for themselves
—the eldest of them just blossoming into womanhood.     This may
not be known to you,  because of
the fact that I have not yet reached
middle life; but it may be understood when you take into account
the fact that the marriage annulled
took "place  before   I   had  quite
reached my twenty-first birthday.
Furthermore,   when  I turn  from
the desires of a father's   heart to
what is best for the children themselves, I think their choice of their
mother would  be wise;    for they
will have a good mother, and the
life of a man given to the socialist
■revolution cannot fail,to  be more
or less the life of an outcast, as the
revolution intensifies and  arrays a
ruling class against a working class
in a final issue and crisis.
"All that has come upon me, in
this for which you condemn me,
springs from an  effort   to be the
 i
===$&_ control, self-discipline,   these  con-
1 stitute an  educated  will.—James
Freeman Clarke.   '
Modern   civilization  rests  upyu
physical science, for it  is  physical
science that makes intelligence and
moral energy stronger than  brute
iorce. The whole of modern thought
is steeped in science.    It has made
its way into the works of  our best
poets, and even the  mere man  ot
letters, who affects to ignore and
despise   science,   is  unconsciously
impregnated  with her spirit and
indebted for his best products  to
her methods.   She is teaching the
world that the ultimate court of
appeal is observation and experience, not authority.   She is creating a firm and living faith  in the
existence of immutable moral and
physical laws, perfect obedience to>
which is the highest possible aim
of an intelligent being.—Huxley.
CONDENSED ADS.
osopher, all in one, but you will
never find your highest destiny till
you have been the co-creator of a
human being—till you have clothed
your loftiest thought in human
flesh and sent it out to be another
link in the chain of human evolution.
••When we get a true civilization
woman will return to her rightful
sphere, the home; and there she
will lind a full outlet' for all her
newly awakened powers, „ No
t woman will then talk about sfooji-
I iR,n'd say-there  ain't anything h|},, (|own l0 1110th(M.h(,0(1(  *ml ...^
more sacred  than   motherhood  i" ;omMvjU wonder ir she n.u  ever be
It takes
tson.
and love and power,  and hope and
ence.
advancing in the same direction
with women. It is no longer a disgrace to a woman not to get married. Before long it will be a disgrace to her to do nothing but get
married.''
In reply to Mrs. Commander, a
grandmother writes in this familiar
strain: "Why. Liddy Casson. for
that's your real nnine, in spite of
your refusal to wear it—afraid of
sinking your identity   in  a man's
trutliTBTnakF^^
it is, even though that which is
light to me be darkness to the
world. I cannot speak what I seem
to see as truth, without living out
all the truth about myself, even
though the living of, truth destroy
my opportunity to speak. If in
trying to be truthful to the world.
I have lost all means of serving it,
then let it be so.    The life which
you condemn me for not living was
a lie.   Yet I   fruitlessly  tried to
convert it into truth, in order to be
moral and self-denying according
to the standards of religion and
private ownership.   The life I now*
live is the truth, though these samo
standards condemn me for living it.
I will accept obloquy and destruction from the world and  not complain nor defend myself, nor ask to
have any cup of punishment pass
from me; but I will not live a lie—
not to win or   keep   the   favor of
goods or men.    The   anguish and
cost   of reaching   this   point God
knows; but I have reached it—or
rather been precipitated  upon  it:
and it is this that brings me under
your  judgment   and   the" world's
condemnation, it seems useless and
hopeless to say  it,   but the crisis
which bring me under your judgment springs from a  moral  agony
to be true to  what  I   take to be
truth.   .    .7    We shall accept
this condemnation with open eyes
paying the uttermost farthing exacted for the truth which the world
cannot touch or take away, after it
has done its worst. For we shall
feel that we are standing for the
liberty of countless millions of unborn souls when we stand for the
truth of-our own souls, and pay the
fullest price of our own liberty."
THINKKKS'    THOUGHTS.
I am to see that the world is the
better for me and to find my reward
in the act.—Emerson.
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opportunity.—Albany Argus.
Unless a tree has borne blossoms
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fruit on it in autumn.—Hare.
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of perpetiiatin' and developin' the
iispii-«ti.»ii"-and beauty nnd ail are, |m,„.ni n,w with all the |-ossil»ililies
jest tilings (o ennoble life: and by -.-.„„ -.1VS -„.,•,„.,, jt, That's all the
motherhood, life is perpetuated and :,.,„,,j*,,).t ] ^.j, ,,ni ul this new woman j
unfolded. And there ain't any-! business. Ljddy. All this know!-'
thing mi beautiful, so teiiderin'. so !(,t|^{, „mi consciousness of power
uppcalin' U' the lwst that is in liii-',*,,^. .,,.,, an|„j..j„- now will by and
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When in need ul
mother .-mil Iht offspring, whether!
.that olTspiing be a calf or a kitten,
orn sweet, innocent babe. The
very se\ function thut you belittle
bfi'-iii-'c it ttppenrs in llie lower
forms of life, is the foundation of
the humanity you cstol. It i** the
basis of evolution, and will not be
absent until the perfect god-man
has been evolved. "Male and fe-
inille ('rented He them." and you
haven't cvoltUed one inch away
from your genesis in thut respect,
Mrs.  Liddy.
Seasonable!
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Ladies;
The   warm  weather   has
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dctitly   here   to   stay fur
•some time.
of that glad fraternity will have a
woman for his mother, too. Liddy,
"The hot new*- I waul to hear
p-iI-hii* you, Liddy. is that an experimental knowledge has taught
you tin- supremacy of motherhood
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Accordiujr   in   the    "eliii^tiair
views of the editor of   the   I'rol.y
terian Keview  of Toronto. (Jeoi^i
T don't Ix-licM* you've ever f.lt   |>, ||,,,-,„,,   \\u.  pastor   u ho  -oi,i.
the touch of l«iby  lip*, upon your i.,„„ihs auo had  trouble  with hi.*
breast,  or you  couldn't   talk   ihe ,.j,,nvj. ai t.iiun. IS.   b.rt.j.    '     '
way \oii .lo.      Then,   too,   Liddy,   """ "
y.iii mn*-t think ultoiH the feiuale
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your  liinp-*?      Mebbv.   though   it
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HUH   I   fit-, hi   ., uh -._'. ...„,',
we hear so mueh al»oui iio\\ada\r
is n Inii-bed product of the evolu-
sioti iimt has .liH|H-iiM-.l willi the
pr«M*ifative oi-j.nu*-.
L, iln- miii'l'- of fnmesf i!n-n
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Eighth Yeab
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DRUGS   A   FALLACY.
The history of medicine shows that it
had its origin in ignorance and superstition. When I speak of medicine in
this article, I shall have reference to
the drug* system of treating disease.
Any honest physician will readily admit that medicine in its beginning was
empiricism pure and simple. Can it be
any better at the present time ? I think
not. A stream cannot be superior to
its source. If medicine had its origin
in error, it naturally follows that it is
erroneous today. Medicine is not a
science. It cannot be supported by a
single scientific reason, and it is a matter of surprise to me that so many intelligent minds are laboring under the
idaa that drugs cure disease. I have
often wondered what gave man the idea
or belief that drugs would have a special
action on certain organs of the body.
The body is a oimplicated piece of machinery, and it looks just as reasonable
to me to suppose that a decoction made
from a certain herb would alter the
movement of a steam engine as it would
the normal action of the human body.
I contend that drugs do not act on
the body, or rather any organ of the
body. What is supposed to be the
action of a drug is only an effort of the
system to get rid of the drug. A deleterious substance has been introduced
into the system, and nature goes to
work to get rid of it because it is hurtful. Some drugs are best eliminated
by the bowels, and others by the kidneys, while others are best eliminated
hy the skin. Hence what is supposed
to be the action of a drug is only an
effort of the system to drive it off. For
instance, a dose of calomel is given, and
it ie supposed to have a special action
on the liver because biliary actions are
the result. The calomel did not act on
the liver at all.
It irritated the duodenum, and by a
reflex action the gall bladder is emptied
of its contents and poured into the intestines.' Not only is the duodenum
irritated, but the whole intestinal canal.
Buchu or turpentine is.supposed.tohave
a special action on the kidneys, but the
kidneys are acting with renewed or
extra energy in order to get rid of the
buchu or turpentine. All drugs are
poisons, and when they are introduced
into the system nature goes to work to
get rid of the poison. As J have remarked before, some are eliminated one
way and some another. The fact that
there are various schools of medicine,
—and-ari-having-an-equal"degree~or~suc:
cess and failure as well, is enough to
prove that medicino is not a science.
All sciences are founded on certain and
unvarying rules. Not so with medicine.
What is accepted a. a medical fact today is discarded tomorrow. It seems
to me that the whole business is nothing
but an experiment, for the methods ef
treating disease are constantly undergoing a change. If there were any degree of certainty about it, it seems that
the doctors would decide on the boat
plan and stick to it. One doctor has a
method of treating a certain disease
which he says never fails, and another
doctor has a treatment for the same
disease directly opposite to tho first
which ho says is infallible Now which
must I believe? This only proves that
the drugs in either case did not cure,
hut it was the faith in the drugs to euro
that did the work, Tho allopathic doe-
tor condemns the prncticw of the homeopathic doctor and vice versa, nnd both
havo about the same amount of sue-
censes and fallnt es, We have all noticed that in some instances a doctor
who has had hut little opportunity to
got a medical education and knows iittlo
or nothing about the book theory of disease, yet Iibs excellent success In the
treatment of all diseases. On tho othor
h«nd, wo have noticed that the doctor
with half a dozen diplomas moots with
failure In almost fivory case that ho
treat*. This U a further evidence thut
dnigH Imvo nothing to do with It. It Is
All In the healing capacity of the man,
ho he educated or illiterate After
whit I havo Mid In reference to the
futility of drugs to euro disemo it may
neern strange to hear thut I glvo drugs.
I use drug* because I know that the
people are ignorant in regard to the
nature of disease and the true method
of treating the -mine. They are aceim*
tomed to taking drug* nnd tln-y still
dmimud them. I know furthermore
that I would have <-iiiti* a task nn my
hnnds if I were to undertake to eiltir.ifc
tln'in on the-Mihjrd. The iru« nu-tlio.1
of treating -my <Hm-.iv i«, bv niiggiMjun
and I iimi Migifi'stinii when I-fivedrug-*.
Fur instniii-e, I will givp a dru^ which
HCioi'iltiiy lu tlm bunks would nt-1 on the
klilneyc, Imt I will snggmi. i,|iat it will
act ou tin* howcN and it will do so. tlm.
proving (lint ih« iiiiihI iiiiIiiciic.... tli»
liuuy. iircmi yum, tl ii('('oiii|<auii>d with
tlie proper nuggi'iilinn, wntild have th,.
Mint; effect
1 might add that previous to Uking
Un tlie sttttlv df l«#*itit"iri-» ) tt-rn ■. •• .
holhivcr ill the drug tv-alt'iii, hut the
atudy of it t-rnvinred run that it ve**. «
huge humbug I don't want to convey
the imprcxnioti that my belief in regard
lodntgaia the remit of failure or \«m
•ucc-mii an a nractltioner, for mv <tn-v*»*»
it cijual, If not itipnrior. to the average
fihv«lri»ri
1 predict that the method of treating
di«ea!Mj fifty year* from todev will I* by
hypnotiiiii and *»iigg«*ntii»ri alone. We
laugh at our anc*t-»t->r« f..V lining the
lancf-t  ■•» fr*»<*H*  -r*   th-   ?r."t!*»-v   x
disease; it made no difference what the
disease was, bleeding was the proper
remedy, but we do not speak any more
unfavorably of our ancestors than our
progenitors will speak of us for our
very foolish method of giving roots and
herbs, and minerals, etc., to cure disease.—J. H. Lingo, M. D , in Suggestive Therapeutics.
WANTED   TO SUIT THE PARSON.
Rev. Dr. 8. Ruse Murray was one ot
the earliest clergymen to settle at
Montgomery, Ala. While there he was
called on to marry a couple at the home
of the leading merchant in the city,who
lived in great magnificence. The wedding guests were lavishly entertained.
The supper was remarkable for all sorts
of delicious things to eat andjdrink and
for the handsome display of silver and
glass. In the early part of the meal a
waiter approached Dr. Murray and was
about to fill his glass
"Not any for me," said Dr. Murray
quietly.
"It's champagne, sir." persisted the
waiter.
jj'-Not any," repeated Dr. Murray.
The waiter turned away, but came
back instantly with another bottle.
"Have this, sir?   It's port."
"No, I don't care for any," from Dr.
Murray.
Again the man went away,, only to
return with a third bottle. This timo
he smiled confidently. As he was about
to pour the wine he said: "Claret, sir?"
"No," again from Dr. Murray.
A fourth wine was brought and declined. Then the waiter came up close
to Dr. Murray, leaned over his shoulder
and whispered softly in his ear:
"Doctor, we have whiskey and brandy,
in the collar. Which can I get for you,
sir?" _ 	
FKEMNG   FOR    BOTTOM.
The old campaign watchword "Down
with high prices," has been heard in
Dawson and since the opening of the
river and the influx of the innumerable
scows prices on certain commodities
have fallen with a mighty crash.
Oranges are wholesaling at $15 to
$17.50 per case; lemons, $8 to $1*2 per
case; apples, §12.50 to $15.
One retail dealer said to a Nugget
representative that it was a funny experience to go to one of the scows to
buy a consignment of goods. "As
soon," he said, "as they see you coming
to them the price of goods advance and
,orange-s.w,ilLbe.,quoted-at-$20-per— case.-
•Too high,' you say, and the price will
come down to $17.50. You start to walk
away, and you will be called back,when
a consultation among the owners will
be held and rather than let you go
away without buying they will sell for
most any old price "
Meats have also taken a drop. Fresh
beef is quoted from 40 to 45 cents wholesale, fresh mutton 50 cents, cold storage
mutton 40 cents, hams 27 and 28 cents,
bacon 27 cents, last * year's bacon is
quoted at 24 cents.
The commodity to receive the biggest
drop in the price is.eggs which have
Kootenay Coffee
Company
COFFEE ROASTERS
Poalert lu To*is and CoflY-e.
All Ki'ititn» mill price*. A
trial uriliir Miciti'il	
Kootenay Coffee Company
I». 0. Ilox 182. Wi-st HukiH'St.
N'KUSO.V, 11. O.
THE MINERS'
EXCHANGE,
Three Porks
B. C
Provides accommodation for
the tmvolllng public	
Pleasant rooms, and good
meals. The bar Is stocked
with wines, liquors and
cigar*. HOT and COLD
HATH8.
HUGH NFVEN, Proprietor.
r CREAM
BAKING
PflWWR
Highest Honors, World's Fair
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair
Avoid Baking Powders containing;
alum. They are Injurious to health
dropped in less than a month from $60
per case to S10 to $1(5.
The Dawson market is very unstable
and prices quoted today may be very
materially changed tomorrow.
It is not thought that prices will advance very much from now until the
closing of navigation again in the fall
1890
Established in Nelson
1890
Oar attention is for your Benefit
Our stock of the latest goods received, direct from
the Manufacturers, are here for your inspection.
When you visit Nelson for the Dominion Day Celebration, don't forget to see our stock	
—Dawson Nugget.
IN   SILVKRTON.
Foreman of Pressroom—Ink's all out,
sir, and I ain't printed but two hundred
copies
Editor—Have you cleaned all the soot
out of the lamp chimney and stove, and
used that ? ]       "
Foreman—Yes, sit*.
Editor—Well, then, pull down last
week's returned copies and squeeze the
ink out of them. The paper is bound
to get on.
Our Watchmaking; and Jewelery Department have
no equal in B. 0.   All work suaranteed.
P. K. TIMK IXSPKOTOK
JACOB DOVER,
THE  JEWKLER.   xTT-nn.**■
JBWKLER,   NeUon/B.
The deepest boring of which we have
any knowledge up to the present time
is at Parvschowitz, in the district of
Ribnik, in western Silesia. The depth
attained is 6,5ii8 feet, and the diameter
of the hole is only 2.75 inches The
work lias been temporarily stopped in
order to lower especial thennometers,
which have „been made with great
accuracy, into the hole, for tho purpose
of obtaining the temperature at different
depths. The boring will then be re
sumed, and it is hoped tliat the depth of
8,200 feet will be reached
BRICK
LIME
THE MANSFIELD MANUFACTURING COMPANY are now prepared
to supply builders and contractors
with all the above building materials.
Our. products received First Prizes
and Medals the last two years at the
Spokane Exposition. The Lime that
we are now manufacturing is not
excelled. Special quotations to con
tracton? on application,
THE MANSFIELD
MANUFACTURING
COMPANY
NELSON, B.C. P.O. BOX 688
JOHN WILLIAMS
Dealer in
IMPORTED
*ND DOMESTIC CIGARS
*NDTOBACCOES,
PIPES, &C.
Van Camp Lunch Goods Confection-
cry and Fruit.
■ BATHS IN CONNECTION.
Newmarket Block.       New Denver
Seeds, Trees,
Plants
Watch
Repairs
by
Mall
Un on ii ivrvr you
*•'('**!h «.*, well I.i
mill an If you It-ft
Volir   *Hlrll   lilT*'.!!-
'illy.
If J..II Will.I   11   II,p*
witch m-nii   ih th.'
iiiiiin y ynii tiitimd (i
lnv."i|  In   inn.,   nnd
il."i**lli.'     tin.    »|y|,«
|.r. f.ir.'il.    {imt   «|.
!«•<( y;tlu.'|ii',irnr.it,l,.
.'.. i.V  hini.'v.
The wife of a Methodist minister in I
West Virginia has been married three
times. Her midden name was Partridge, her first husband's name was
Robin, the second Sparrow and present
one Quayle. There are now two young
Robins, one Sparrow and three little
Quayles, and the family lives on Jay
street.   That lady surely is a bird.
The output ot the Independence, mine
of Cripple Creek, Colo , is about 200
tons of ore per day.
The
Nelson Brewing Co.
Brewers of Fine Lajjer-Beer and Porter-the best in the land.   Correspondence solicited.   Address— ^
R.REISTERER & CO., Nelson, B.C.
/■
YOU
Should not miss an opportunity to visit
D. flcLachlan's
When In search of Gent's Furnishing*! for this
season's wear.     Some rare Imrgains.
New Denver, B. C.
RELIABLE ASSAYS
Gold S .50 I Sold and Silver. ..* .75
Lead 50 | Gold.silv'r.copp'r 1.50
,. Samples by mail receive prompt attention.
Rich Ores and Bullion Bought.
OGDENASSAYCO,
1438 ICth St.,   Denver, Colo.
Smoke
Tuckett
Cigar Oo.
Union
Label
Cigars
For piieeii apply to—
W. J. MCMILLAN 4 C( i.
Wholesale Aifent.i for R.C.
Vancouver, 11. C..
Brands:
Monogram
Marguerite
Bouquet
Our Special
El Condor
Schiller
H. BYERS1& CO.
HARDWARE
SELL
BLACKSMITH'S,
MILL, MINE and
STEAMBOAT
SUPPLIES.
An up-to-date line of
SHELF & HEAVY HARDWARE, TRUAX ORE
GARS,STEEL RAILS and
CAXTOX STEEL, Etc ,
constantly on hand.
Head office: NELSON, B. 0.
Stoies at SANDON, KASLO, ami NELSON.
P. BURNS & 00.
. -jiavrshoprif- nearly allThe camps and cities
of Kootenay and Boundary. They sell the
best meat obtainable and aim to give satisfaction to every customer.     Try a line of their
steaks-^^-^-^-^-^-^^^g)     ■•
P.   BURNS   &   CO.
JAMES   OROFT,
GRAYING
Hauling And Paokinif to Mines,
and general local business.
WOOD   AND   COAL   FOR   SALE
New n«tnv«r, II. C.
HOUSE FOR SALE.
fn N'cw DinviT   Km? term-..  A|>|-1>-ttGKO.
E. SMITH, or UiUofflio.
California
Wine Co.,
NELSON, B.C.
Wholenalo dealer* Iii
Choice Wines
and Fragrant
Cigars'   ^
Agents for Calgary Beer.
-*V-V%/*V%**-*V1
1DDAflf
WADD8BROS
PHOTOGRAPHERS
VANCOUVER .nd NELSON, B.C.
J. K. CLARK,
MINES
and MINING
Reports, Examinations and Management.
NEW DENVER,  -  B.O.
ASLO HOTEL
Family A Conattrclai.
arge
And
Comfortable
Rooms
Fitted with every modern
convenience. Special protection against fire. Rates $2.50
and $3 per day.
COCKLE & PAPWORTH,
Proiirlotort-,
DENTISTRY.
DR. M1LLOY
ROSSLAND
Most complete Dentil Office In B. C
Brown Bros.,
The Jeweler.*, Nelson.
Ht. ",j5&j ,A.
AGRICULTURAL
IMPLEMENTS,
HEK SUPPLIES,
| KRUIT BASKETS,
I FFRTILIZER.S,
! Catalogue Free.
M. J. HENRY,
Itn ci UVituiliiilt't- lliipiil, Vitiii'iiiivi'v, It. C.
| WIHTKM Will ONLY
Mil 9*W9*tmmm* m ___**_
oiL_vc.rifVMrtc
' A lull lino oJ Silverware awlcfooloe]
! Confectionery «t
InrsJ.H.Wereley'Sj
ont COHKKT DEPART*
MENT IS 1'P.TO.PATK
IN  AM. STYLES ASI»
PRICKS.
!
Fred. Irvine & Co.,
NELSON, B. C
[SEW LINE OF SPIKES ami.
RURMkN'ES'IWJF.STlN,
SPJKKS fronts* to M*
Whose 7
Mace *
Tlltt). EV'ANH*
liEM CHOP HOU.SK, KAMA
FtmIi FUh all the time,
Pi^hrv n.«*t ihe liru-f.
25^P
Dont
forget the
Lake Shore!
Laundry
A Vim LINE OF MEN'S SUMMER UNDERWEAR.
V___ 'V _*M^fc   ..
at wonderful!}' low prices
f!H£ WHITE LOT WA!STS Vy^Z^mY^'U 5iAbK&j/ULUHfcyj)lUWAiSlS w'^rf'
wai.trry or IW#            • I-OO tO *#0.00  '">'<. m»i-«l it .wri     \ our choir* *?.$2.fr
ill-
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60
WLK AfiEXTS FOR
BITTKRICK PATKRNS.
Till: ONLY RELIABLE.
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NELSON, B. C
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