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 Volume X.   No  3.
NEW DENVER, B. C, OCTOBER 16, 1902.
Price, $2.00 Year ^v'/not
Genial Ne>fs FToat
In and About the Slocan and neighboring Gamps
that are Talked About.
§8
NEW   DENVER   BIRTHS.
AutxANDKR—At the Slocan Hospital,
Oct. 18, the wife of Lorenzo Alexander, of a daughter,
Harris—At the Slocan Hospital, Oct.
18, the wife of J. C. Harris, of a non.
MoGitiUVRAY—On Oct. 14, the wife of
Angus McGillivray, of a son.
LOCAL   NEWS   FLOAT.
Dr. BrouBe was flying his kite this
week.
We are thankful today that we do
not have to depend on the outsider for
our population.
.7 If you cannot get furniture in your
own town write to D. J. Robertson &(
Co. in Nelson.
Nelson is a generous city. Public
officials are given holidays without any
jar to their salaries.
Winter quarters are being erected at
the Black Prince and everything put in
shape for a busy season.
Return thanks today by dining on
some of tbe excellent fruit that Williams
sells at such reasonable prices.
The Bunker Hill and Sullivan company have finished the 2,000-foot working tunnel, driven on their properties
at Wardner, Idaho, which has been
under way above five years.
Tho smelting furnaces of Salt Lake
valley are now handling not Iosb than
2,000 tons of ore per day, and the groBS
tonnage of material, when flux and fuel
are included, reaches 3,000 tons.
A tournament for the amateur boxing
championship of British Columbia will
be given by the Victoria Athletic club
in victoria upon Nov. 19 and 20. Dr.
Baker and C. P. Wolley will act as
referees.
David Keir, a native of Malpeque, P.
E,, lost his life in the No. 5 drift on the
Slocan Star last Thursday evening by
being caught under a ton of falling
rock whileloading his car at the face of
the drift.
When men like David B. Hill, of
New York, declare that the Government must own and operate the coal
mines it means that somebody is thinking, and that public opinion is ripe
for revolution.
In the experimenting with the magnetic extraction of metal from low-grade
ore Thomas Edison has spent 82,000,000
H. Byrnes has a large part of his
Union-street property cleared and will
put it in to fruit trees this fall.
H. McCausland has boots and shoes
enough in his store in NelBon to keep
the entire country from getting wet
feet.
The approach of winter haa not killed
the bathing department at Wiltiams'
Try a hot oath and rejuvenate your,
anatomy.
Pete Annance, who left Sandon on a
hand-car several years ago. has been
trading at Rampart City on the Lower
Yukon all summer.
The American Shoe Store in Nelson
makes a specialty of American shoes
and saves the trouble of sending your
measure to Spokane.
Excellent boor ia browed nt the New
York brewery in Sandon. Write for
prices and then buy a case or two of
the bottled product.
The 88. Slocan made a apodal trip on
Sunday. It didn't take tho mill to Slocan, but unloaded one carload of spuds
and one of cabbagei At New Denver
Mrs. Woroly isshowing somo potatoes
grown in tho Woroly gardona thnt are
as largo as a hat crown. Thev aro so
big that the ground couldn't keep them
covered.
George Bartlett in one of the old-
timers in Kootenav, and runs one of
the oldest hotels in Nelson' Do not
forget George when visiting Iho metropolis.
Hope Is increasing in Nelson, There
never was anything the matter with
that city except in the minds of those
who expect to get rich in a couple of
minutes.
Tha provincial government evidently
does not consider the Slocau Important
enough to advertise tho tax list within
its bordnri. Such a slight ii the flower
of petty politics.
At Slocan Junction is to be found
fishing that will delight thn moateii.
thuiiastie. J. H. McManac lives there
and will post you on the locality if you
call at his hotel
Postcre are out announcing the fifth
annual bull of tho Knights of Pythias
The boys are aiming to make thlathe
dancing event of the year.    It will be
held on Nov. 18th.
In Nel*on J A. Oilker ha* an immense stock of tJtuit'tfurnUhltiirx, boot*,
shoe* anil clothing for nale. Hit* «io»k
of boys' suits should be tusen liy every
parent in Kootenay.
George tandrwn left Tii-raday morning for his old homw in the land of the
within~a~few yeafs-TohTy to find at last
'hat his plant is worthless, and he will
have to build another.
A lettor irom Billy L-etterlck stales
that his brother was lost on the 15th
September, about 10 miles east of Mul-
Ian, Idaho. Hundreds of men have
hunted for him since that time without
finding a trace of the missing man.
Jim Wardner has returned to East
Kootenay although he has serious in-
tentions of jumping across the country
to Nevada. Jim says that he never
owned a dog, because he could not stay
longenougn hi one place to feed him. *
Tho Lardo Gold Mining company has
expended about 80,000 upon its placer
ground this summer. Tho diggings are
upon Cooper creek, about four miles
from Lardo City, and the owners com-
menced to take out pay dirt last woek.
Tuesday evening Miss Jean Durell
and Cyrus Brownlee Newton appeared
before a very appreciative audience in
Bosun hall. Thoy glvo a first-class
performance of high-class comedv, and
made everybody enjoy a bright, happv
evening.
A former New Denverite, living in
one of tho big camps of the Boundary,
was asked the stereotyped question
about business the other dav. "Sir,"
ho replied, "the dullost day I ever saw
in New Denver waa a boom compared
to this." Great Scott! What do they
llvo on over there!
Treasury statistics recently issued
state that In 24 years, between 1877-78
and 1900-01, Old Mexico produced ll..
094,(^,182 silver and KJ8,117,227 gold,
showing an increase in gold production
during that period. It is atatod that in
1877.78 iho output of that country was
I74M30, and in 1900-01 19,827,542.
Somo time ago B. C. sent a mineral
exhibit to Paris. From thare it was
taken to Glas^aw and thence to London Now it ia to be taken to Victoria.
The exhibit attracted much attention
and should lie kept where the world of
money will have a better chance to see
than it will have when It is hid in the
fossil belt of thia province
Richard Olney, secretary of state un-
der President Cleveland, declared In a
speech delivered in Beaton last Sstur-
iUy that the coal baron* are "Hie in out
tmidut-thlng and persistent of law break-
♦ is," and that ''the very beat excuse
and explanation of their present audacious altitude im limy have violated no
many lawn for so long tbey might rljrlil-
fully think they were wholly immune
from either ptinitliment or reproach."
Another straw.
Contractor Koch suspended operation* mi tiie Union-street bridge the dm
fnl low in?  tlie eoinmenee-mtot?  nf wni-t-
fell bleeding to the ground and the on-
raged Italian gave him an awful beating    Both were arrested.
The man who procrastinates may be
sorry he met with the undertaker before the life insurance agent overtook
him. Are you insured ? If not, you
owe this duty to yourself and family.
The Mutual Life of Canada gives absolute security. Write or call up William
J. Twiss, general agent, Kaslo, for rates
and plans. It may be to your advantage. You will purchase the best policy
at least cost, with liberal conditions.
Connection was made last Thursday
between the No. 2 tunnel and the
deep workings on the Hewitt. This
opens the Hewitt to a depth of 880 feet,
and gives them hundreds of feet of new
ground for stoping In the level run
from the upraise to connect with the
winze, sunk to a depth of 120 feet, the
oie shoot is 5J feet thick. The directors of the company are expected in
from Spokane this week to inspect the
property and map out the winter's
work. 'It is expected that a mill will be
erected on the property and the working
force largely increased.
Ted Eyton hustled into Slocan some
days ago with a bear story that would
make the hair of a tenderfoot stand
straight up. He was working single-
handed at the Exchange, and was
chased from the ore house by a grizzly.
Axe in hand he ran for the cabin, and
was making about 100 yards in ten seconds over the trail when he ran into
another bear. He managed to slide by
and set a hot pace down the home
stretch. The bears got tangled up on
the trail and stoppea to fight it out.
This saved Ted. He got into camp and
barricaded tbe door just in time to have
the grizzlies bump up against it. Next
day they were still therejmd with them
B6VeraiTuore"Dithe"bruin™tfibe. wiTBn
he thought the coast was clear Ted concluded to hit the trail for Slocan. He
saw the tracks of seven bears at the
-wnt-or pool by the cabin. He took a
Winchester back with him, and hopes
to provide warmer. entertainment for
the bruin family when they call again
This is the biggest mining country I
ever saw. Butte, Montana, is not in it,
for one mine in Butte there are ten
here. And I would say tliat instead of
mining on the surface for shrubbery
and gardens and a big display of electric lights, like mines ou Red Mountain,
they mine for gold; they don't make
any show here. The machinery is
covered with suitable buildings, but
there are no shaft houses to house a
gallows frame. We are boarding at
the company's boarding house. It costs
us £6 per month for board and room. It
is! winter or early spring here now. and
the weather is as hot as it is in Rossland in summer.
ABOUT   PHOENIX.
, Our Lead Producers and Consumers Pinched on
all Sides By Tariffs.
SLOGAN   OKK   SHIPMENTS
The total amount of ore shipped from
the Slocan and Slocan City mining
divisions for the year 1901 was, approximately, 80,000 tons. Since January 1
to October Jl, 1902, the shipments
have been as follows:
Week    Total
I'ayno  ... loo
Ivanhoe    in
Sunset (.iRcksoii Basin)    21
Reco. S.	
Ami'iliHii Boy     il
Arliii-jriou    mt
llotvett	
Bomiii    so
Last Chance	
Wonderful.    15
Enterprise	
l.iivum ,	
libmarek	
Qiieeu I few	
Silver (ilmictt    13
Whitewater	
Oltawu	
Cdpellti	
Flort'iieo	
Trade Dollar	
Slocau Buy	
Nee-tu wa, ,	
Hartley	
Marion"	
May	
I'aytitri-alt	
Surprl.*	
Monitor (,... *...)	
Sloean Sur	
Duiilux	
Emily Eillih	
Wakcltelil	
I'rencott 	
Rambler
Returns from tbe last shipment of 15J
tons from the Providence mine to the
Trail smelter gave $1,794.88, or about I
$180 per ton.   The next shipment is
expected to give $150 or better per ton.
The Cariboo in Camp McKinney is to
declare a dividend next month of two
and a half per cent., the first in a year
from this old dividend-payer. It is said
that the company has $125,000 in the
treasury.
For the last week the Granby smelter
has had but one furnace in operation,
due to the low water in the North Fork
of Kettle river—the lowest for several
years As heretofore this smelter has
relied entirely on the North Fork for
power, the dry season haa resulted in
temporarily curtailing to some extent
the normal output of the reduction
works. In turn this has caused a curtailment of ore shipments from the
company's Phoenix mines, eo that for
some days past 25-car ore trains have
been sent out every other day.
Manager Rogers, of the Nickel Plate
mine,—up—Twenty—Mile-creek-in-the
lower Similkameen district, has placed
an order with the Jenckes Machine Co.
of Sherbrooke. Quebec, for the building
of a, 40-stamp mill, to'-treat the free
mllmfg gold ore of the mine. The ma-
chinery Is now in process of manufacture, and is expected to be put up und
'operated late this fall or early iu the
winter. The capacity of the mill will
be about 200 tons of ore daily, which
can be readily iucreased by the addition of more stamps to the battery already ordered. Tne order for this machinery was secured by the Boundary
agent of the makers, R. P. Williams.—
Pioneer.
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The group of gold mines near Camborne, owned by the Imperial Development syndicate, was recently bonded to
A. F. Rosenborger, reptesenting thc
Mines Exchange. A company has boon
organised, • known ub the Calumet and
British Columbia Gold Mines. Limited,
to acquire and handle the property.
The organization of the company has
been completed, and the Eva company
has been ro-bondod by Mr. Rosenborger
to tlie Calumet and British Columbia
Gold Mines. Limited. It in the intention of the new company to commence
work at once and erect a 2i).ntaiiip mill
early next spring. Tho machinery for
the mill will be taken in during the
winter. 	
Green  peppera for pickles at Mrs
Matheson s.    DollciotiH apples just in.
riWM   TUB   WASTK   IH-'MP.
Preparations are being made to ex*
ploit the rich and extensive copper
minca which are reported to have faun
discovered in the Bacalar district of
Yucatan
In Turkey amber I* supposed to be a
specific agalnwt the evil effect* of nicotine, and as the people are great lovers
of tobacco, they frcclv Indulge in tbe
use of it, but take care to safeguard
themaelvea by having amber mouthpieces to their plpea.
The vibration of the diapliram of a
telephone receiver in not nat.il> mea**ur*
ed, but the bt'kt calculation i» said to
show a movement of aboul one twenty*
millionth <>f mi lmh.
—— j    The Park automatic hauler I* u new
\Y. Wiltau, a former secretary of the' device, tin? invention ol "Ihoina* Park
miner**' union at Rowland, aiid who!"' Darrington, Wa*hlntftoii, by which
went out |o Johanneitltiirg tn mn llaml > ore, coat, ete . mn  be loadi-l automatI
machine drill*, under contract with th* j CAlly into car* with n great Hiving over
Canadian luamifecttirer-** of ilk* Hand | hwA iatmr.   It i« operated by-teatr or
id •jn'compretwil nit, and will work njtiiiH
- well in tunnel drill  nr oj>«*»  air
promise* to bewUlr.eA wherever ruck U
Total Ion*  Ml
tun*
Freih egge?  Get them of H. Byrne*.
At  JOIIANNKM1IURO.
THK LEAD MINING DKPKKSSION.
The following communication appeared in tho Toronto Globe, written
by John Simpson of Nelson:
"I hope you will kindlv give me permission through your columns to make
known to your readers the unfortunate
state of affairs that exists throughout
the part of British Columbia of which
Nelson is the commercial center. A
few years ago West Kootenay and the
western part of East Kootenay were in
a most prosperous condition, and furnished happy homes for thousands of
contented people. Today all is changed,
not through any exhaustion of the
natural resources of the region, which
are immense; but through wholly artificial causes, which the government of
Canada can at any time remove. The
entire district is, in fact, in the clutches
of a foreign trust, and its chief industry,
the mining of silver-lead ore. has been
deliberately throttled bv the trust,
with the object of restricting the output
of lead, so that they can charge exces
sive prices and make excessive gains.
"I refer to the smelter trust, or lead
trust, of the United States, an organization that was formed for the express
PHE2S§-?-' _-tnAn9EfilMBg-Jhe_leaa.i«i.
dtistry, andTimiting the" output. The
practice of this organization is to hunt
down without mercy all companies or
corporations who show a tendency to become their rivals, and they treat Canada as a part of their game preserve,
although they owe allegiance to a
foreign flag, and form a part of a nation that for many years has been distinctly unfriendly to Canada. Why
should unfriendly foreigners be assisted in their attempts to injure loyal
Canadians?
"The United States lead trust was
formed for the purpose of limiting the
output, and the chief step thoy took in
this direction was a refusal to" buy Canadian lead. The government in
power at Washington owed its existence to the trusts, and was bound to do
their bidding The members of the
lead trust, therefore, called upon the
United States government to place an
enormous duty on lead, a duty so largo
that it closed up the Canadian mines
'•They said to themselves: 'The
Canadian market ior the products of
lead is entirely opeu to us. Wo will
shut out Canadian lead entirely The
tariff gives us absolute control of the
markets of the Ci ited States, aud if
wu keep our eyes on the Canadians and
stamp out anv effort on tlieir purl to
make use of their mines, by flooding
Canada for a time witli our own lead hi
less than the cost of production, the
commercial union of Canada with the
United States will be brought about so
far as the purposes of our trust is con*
earned.'
"They are doing this now. They
have throttled the lead mining industry
in Canada, and thu Canadian govern*
ment alone can furnish the mean* for
fighting them bv saying If they will not
take Canadian lead thoy shall sell no
United States lead or thn product of
Tidied Suio lead in Canada.   Lead as
no just grounds for complaining, as the
people here are compelled by the tariff
to buy their furniture, sowing machines,
pianos, organs, biq cles, cotton goods,
meat, canned fruits and vegetables,butter, eggs, coal oil. flour, rolled oata,
and, in fact, almost everything they use
in Eastern Canada, Manitoba and the
Northwest territories, when they could
buy them across ihe line in the United
States as much lower prices if there
were no duties to pay. The people of
British Columbia contribute in proportion to their numbers a much larger
share of the revenue than the people of
any other part of Canada, and do not
get very much back in the shape of
grants for" public purposes or in any
other way. In 1899 the people of
Canada as a whole contributed $8.93
per capita to the Dominion revenue,
and the people of British Columbia contributed $25.67 per capita. The people
of the Kootenays are, therefore, entitled
to an increase1 in the duty on lead, and
to aid in establishing a refinery."
PIG IRON PRODUCTION IN CANADA.
The American Iron and Steel association has received direct from the mauu-
iacturers-the-statistics-of— t-he-produe—-
tion of pig iron in Canada in the first
six months of 1902. The 'figures show
a slight increase as compared with the
last half of 1901, but a very great Increase as compared with the first half of
that year.
In the first six months of 1902 the
production of all kinds of pig iron in
the whole of the Dominion amounted to
157,891 gross tons, as compared with
149,952 tons in the last half of 1901, and
95,021 tonB iu the lirst half of that year.
The Increase in the first half of 1902
over tho last half of 1901 was 7,852 tons,
or over 5 per cent., while the increase
over the first half of 1901 was 02,780
tons, or over 66 per cent Of the total
production in the first half of 1901,
12,000 tons wore Bessemer and low
phosphorus and 58,209 tons wore basic
nig iron. The coke furnaces made
1-47,892 tons and the charcoal furnaces
9,912 tona. Neither spiegeleison nor
ferromanganese haw lieen made in
Canada for several years.
Tho unsold iron held by Canadian
pig iron manufacturers on June 80,
1902, none of wliich was intended for
their own consumption, amounted to
H7.721 gross tons, as compared with 59,.
172 tons on December HI, 1901, and
28,711 tons on June ao, 1901. Of the
unsold iron on hand on June HO, 1902,
less than 2,im; tons wore made with
charcoal, the remainder being coke
iron.
On June 80.19o2, Canada had 14 completed blast furnaces, of which 8 were
in blast and 0 Idle. Of this total nine
were equipped lo use coal for fuel, 4 to
uie charcoal and one to use mixed
charcoal and coke. In addition three
coke and two charcoal furnaces were
being built on June Ho, 1902, hut work
upon two of thu coke furnaces was temporarily suspended.—Knginoerlng ami
Mining J
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I Ho-tland:
!    Rei,«nliiig the condition*-*-- prevailing;
it comes from the mine In Canada brln
a price of only %\ 2"» per cwt, while
the United States the price i* $3.40 per
cwt.   Thu difference is canned partly
by the very high dutv levied by the
tutted Stale* government   in the interest of thi* lead trunt, and partly by
the high freight charge* fur taking the
lead to New .)en<ey to be refined, when
tlie refined product I* brought back to
Canada  from  the  ndliierlei in other
countries a dm,
omlnf refining
dian anvertmient
"Thin part of Canada taimot ttniuii
the »tralii miirli li.ng««r. The J»t. Kn-|
gvt.t. ittit.e a: M..;»;<-, ut K*a»f K<.ui»iin.t, ■
Iin* dane praetfeinllv rmtliln,; f-tr a yeor,
I a lull, al'.liuiiuli it i* ""« ui the'lHtfit i
ting Journal, New York.
rilOM   HIOm.AMIJ   VALLKV.
Mint a
!>* j Mlu'i--lead  milieu in the WutlA     Tlm
'f   -/I tin
noautun:*.    lie gum
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ol New | with lite pile-driver.     Alier splitting
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will go toflouth Africa. j
Harry Davie*, ot JUiMan City, had an ■*■
arm and leg broken b* falling from the!
treatle at tne month of B tunnel at (he
AHl-nt^lon nn *-lfl»nrri*w    lie *i*rtoi* tr*'
work only the Any before.
Wm. Steed and Thoa. Barlev are
buay working tho Kctipte on Silver
mountain. They will aoon have a car
of ore ready for shipment Amy*
show a value of over P0 to the ton.
Thc  Satut'.m Payatv-iak detUne* to
name anew governor fer the Yukon
It't anrrirlairtg what * anaa/m'i tiohnoh
Wng with the legal fraternity will dn
for • f el low.   It pro vek ee mch modesty.
here  leUting  to work   I   cannot  any
aityMiLut **» yel '\\w ttmti'Ao'ie* have
cut Ihe Kaiiir'ft pav down nn* half •»■»»•»*■»•
u-Kim- unnei   l.ugntli cuiilroi.    (hey
'■""re i.itl',1 - iv: ;•.!.. :,..■.•„,... .„'„*. *.-,,',
now thev are gelling IM hi.-*, per jjiimib,
to a friend
p thing may  be m»|.| nf alumni all!
. oi  the  Ktlvei Ir-fiil  i»inen here,    A'Miiit]
to he movffd in «pinnlity    Mr. I'ark h,^..ikhi to,,*, or refilled lead are ii-ed in!
no* *t«lk«'rin«i»d*if«4tiiiiii*iAl«»ka. in   i>n»,|, ,.v,.ry vear, and et.i* venbl lw
trodudnif hf *• machine there '.,.,. ■« *n,. *i », .*..-. *f „   »    ,*..*. ,
Hu* charm ol the yellow metal anbi ii the government would *£*Mv<i»»i*«l*»-»iih<W
.......  .-.••i.i-.n  iiKi'it oiuii-tmini'. ui*u io, m urn ■rxuou'-tiooiui   ol * r*rtuier>   in
, the HifuUiil giv-eii Jn Ui.xh** Le lioux, Nrlxiii, or autue nihil luinii io tlie *U*
and I think tlu* j* the cau«w of Ihef a French .explorer of tli*-method of rot-' tr'm,, mA *l*n iuei*».*■.«• «l# dmy «m'
m*-hiU ui uitftffi* There are loin, ol j ho linff gold from the f>!*«*er mine» ftl* lead. If the duty on le-ad wi-re »of ui
while nun lien- geittiitf only h*. a day; Abvstlnta. The pr*fcl«n«. metnl i* found j <-rea»ed tie* Knifed state** lead trum
working in,tlie mine. We are netting in the native* {n mim!!* noyau".*, *.nA' wnnid **«nti r*«v!.T f»r a tii.--n.-ii?>,
.'.i j. .Ii.,, 4,w_ ,.*(fei|.,-. w,!,'.•«,,, .Mu ii,At «ni ie*. i OiiM. in tiie tieil* oi tuiri-Hoi- J liev vnrrv ' I in led .Male* Jew J ot ies* iliiui vuut leiy
The Kaffir* do all of the work.   We art* j it t« market In largfl «|tiilS», which aresthe ptirfioM* of throttiitig the imlu*iry.
feine (ontrattinf the tlm of the titontli.ja* tran*|i«reni a* tube* of glaa*.   The [an a* to give them a monopoly.   It"i«
he Nigger* donx understand iEngtwb broker* who buy the gold work it tip not probable tlmt  the price of lead
and, of murf-a, we are up again*! ft.   I {into the form of circle* ol Ihe avenge \ would be increawil to -Canadian <mn-\
am afraid that what Ihe companies ha vei aim ol a heavy Mng^rJ ring, mit* «tmer*. n* there would lie no long haul I cost i» e*tiiii»ted at tl'fi.oiion, aud
done with the Kartir they will do wilh! these circle* are'net quite cio*ed, lie-; to a refinery in New .Irr-ey or «•!«#. | the number of nte«»itg<-f aimtiallr trana.
Ihe white man. t think that nprin tht* A-meie ttm ptmifiMc-r .inrnj-* (niftft on .; wh<y,<, n.uA tht-nv u'-mM he iv, xv.], -d', miUf.4 um iWm i*.v..m.,.**> "Aii the
"hole a man tn a* well off in British Co r i«Hiing them like *tring*" of moia«MMJl& per ceni. on th« eon nt refining. * grand divimten* ot the earth ar« now
Mr. II. W. Knight returned Sunday
from Highland valley where he has
■pent the aummer doing astefiment
work on a number of claim* there In
wliich he ia intere*ted. The mo*t Important of which compriMi what U known
aa the Trautvaal gtoup.
(In thl* group an ininienne hodvnt
'"',  ;: '"" '" ""V"   copper oie about 2,(>w feet wide and
vol l> Percent without,  f<.,.t   lotl(. hM  ,wn ol,^wj ifI
U levied by tb«<. (.«u»-| HI,v«rHl |il«c«!ii.^ritu vi*|i|M*r l« cuiimIiunI
in an iron Htlphidc gnrigue, and occur*
ax glance, aztirite and chalcopvrite.
A wagon runti wn* built thl* «•»•»»■.m
from the claim to Sputatun on the main
line ol the i l.H % dmtanee of twelve
mile*.
Sample* of ore tented by the Trail
wneltt-r |>rt»Vf*l roru-lnmvely tlinr uhlp
menu could Im» made s«t » profit even
with -.n-'wiu fikvititU"*.
S-avcr.ii   good   offer*   Imve   Iio-imi re-
ii-»t«-m mi im- Kjoio*. out Sonne ot llie
jinni'*- ii It-n- A--\  ,i -  •*..• .„'„.>:• ■,'   /, i},i,
advUahitity of »i*1-ii*;r :i\   tin- pre*e«t
i time.
t,i*n WS> *n,*..ui- ,o 41'Aiitte. clows
volcanic raotfe
Knitflit bmu-'lu 1'Hi). uith him
*»
- '  '*■ .**   * .*■    I i '  '. .....  .*.'*  -..  •ip*iiiii'l At'til
«/iiu'-.--Siint!k*m**n Star.
t>
lh*-
Ihe
Mr,
•Ji'i.-iY,' Oi' lout'  lOlV.i,   U VXrt* Oftltll'O lo III'i
impoKsible to diiv« them lhiwo«h Uic.
creek be«l The government enjrineer f
wa* coinniiin:cated with, and the *pe*H.!
lic-atlon* have be-wi change<l no a* to!
allow the bridge to lie built wilh utenei
*im (.iiiiOfn atMiiiiiefiT*. VtorK Wilj tiei
rMumeil thii week. I
A bolw name.1 McCulloch tried to en-
Ilea the 10-year-old daughter of Joseph
Paid, of Sloean Citv, into the bti*h near
her home last Saturday. The child ran
and told her father,  who cha«*l the
Itohtt w'.tU a Vf.voWer, iWhig rtve *ho\*\   .._, ...    ._ „....,„..,.» _.....„- _.  .- .
at him.   None of them took effe-tt, and j lumbia at isio at he i* bWt^ arit.^.!f«mtV.?n orderTo iletertiifmAA^^ f(J-   that  uui ,. _uA ..«,.,
Pii*f nL-fiM up ;; rocL aud amUuu.'.J-j W"« wot-k almtit »eri hour* wjtto a hilt  teratlon*    V.t'tiet)tmeMl\<*gM*iArite\\\iiitte*hi*Al<ii',AnAA\Antoiikanittr
the chkte, anally- oveiukltigtMcCallotJii > U*AIA*\v_ w .Satorday*. with fnll day « if the yieldlag metal ptymmum* ttieaiacf j the ind«*trv *a* lieing e«aWI*he«l, the \ the thought* aod wonl* of mankind are
The -ubnirtrlin- teletrafih* of the
woiId iitimltet 1.7.V». Their affregate
tenfth i-nemlv .»•>(> »-itiil«-#; their total
a oio
and knecklng him en the head.    He||*y.   There!* mSn»d*v wr-rk.
■*i raaJJeaWlitf wi gt**.A.
ij«»»jii*-ef fl*i-t*-m f"»n«4» Wi'-til
! ».*ve , jrji»tatita«wjii»J}- ir*i»»»Miiit«»tl. THE LEDGE, NEW DENVER, B. C, OCTOBER 16, 1902.
Tenth Yeah
Thk Lkdok Is two dollars h year in advance When not bo paid it is SS.50 to parties worthy of credit. Legal advertising 10 cents a
nonpariel line first insertion, and 8 cents a line each subsequent insertion. Heading notices 25contsa line, and commercial advertising
rratfed in prices according to circumstances.
FELLOW PILGRIMS: Tuk Ledgk is located at New Denver. B.C., andean be traced to many parts ofthe earth. It comes to the front
ever* Thursday and has never been raided by the sheriff, snowslided by cheap silver, or BUbdued by the fear of man. It works for the Mail
blaceras well as the bay-windowed and champagne-flavored capitalist. It aims to bo on the right aide of everything and believes that hell
should be administered to the wicked in large doses. It has stood the test of time, nnd 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 ns, but do not pat the bull dog on the oranlum, or chase the black cow from our wat
barrel: one is savage and tho othor a victim of thirst. One of tho noblest works of oroiition is the man who always pays the printer; ho
sure of a bunk in paradise, with thornless roses for a pillow by night, and nothing but gold to look at by day.
R. T. LOWERY, Editor and Financier.
every camp, find theru in the
mountains alone. Cheeks furrowed
and brown, hands palsied and bent,
frame gaunt and tottering, they
cling to the hut on some worthless
claim, hope against hope, or live
upon the bounty of a few acquaintances, humiliated and abashed.
Over beyond their lowly abode we
see the mansion of the magnate.
He entered the same trail, broke
bread in the mountains, suffered
many defeats, but luck came to
him at last, with dazzling wealth.
Of the many mining multi-millionaires, how strange that none ever
acted before in behalf of their unfortunate brethren ! The work at
Salt Lake should be emulated all
over the world. Clarks, Dalys,
Floods, O'Brien's, Fairs, Mackays,
Strattons and others should hasten
to make amends for the neglect of
the most worthy of all aged poor.''
The Ledge.
I some of those manly imitations in
this country who do not know how
to treat a good woman.
A pencil cross in this square
Indicates that your subscription is due* and that the editor
wishes once again to look at
your collateral.
TBURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1902.
PROM THE EDITOR'S UPPER STOPE.
A city is
nambulists.
never built 0by som-
It is a long
switchbacks.
trail that has no
Oil may yet fill Vancouver with
millionaires.
The early printer does not always
get the fat take.
In the east it is a wise man who
knows his own coal.
There is room for a million farmers in British Columbia.
A high tarifi makes the few rich
at the expense of the many.
Kissing and government ads in
3rCrcom¥Tyvgr th^iame"trail:—~~
Ife seems to us like sacrilege to
disturb the fearful tranquility of
Slocan City with the horrible music
of a sawmill.
The fruit produced in this province simply astounded the visitors
who took a look at the New Westminster fair.   	
Probably the greatest man on
earth is the ehap who pays for his
paper several years in advance. He
is also about the rarest.
If the people in the east cannot
get coal they should buy Lowery's
Claim. One number will keep a
family warm all winter.
Ten years from now the tourist
world will wonder that it took
so long to find out that Slocan is
the most beautiful lake in America.
The Slocan may have its troubles
but no one in it goes to bed without his supper unless he is incapable of chewing his feed from local
reasons.
White bread has made many a
shroud for the American people.
Many a merchant is born to blush
unseen because he does not advertise. 	
The roar of a printing press is
au indication of a prosperous community. 	
Too much land is held by speculators in B. C. for the good of the
country.        *
The tariff question is a Tarte
that some Canadians do not like to
swallow.
Murderers have no reason to
complain about slow law in British
Columbia.
Can a man be a real patriot and
smuggle even a pair of shoes from
acrosK the line?
French scientist* have (Uncovered
a way to live without air. It te of
no use to pugiliHts.
A man without any humor In hte
houI is like unto a collar into which
tho sun never peeps.
Insanity te on the
England." Boozerino i
push In the trouble.
increabo in
m the main
The"pistol*seems~to~be*going-out
of fashion in Texas. The people
have probably learned the use of
air from reading about American
prize fights.   ______
The devil is reported dead, but
there are quite a number of fellows
perfectly capable of wearing his
hoofs and horns. Some of them
live in Kootenay.
In Toronto and other cities the
people are much worried for fear
that burglars will steal their coal.
It is even said that some of them
keep it under the bed.
A high protective tariff grind*
the dollars out of the mawe* for
the benefit of a few mnno|K»li*t*K.
Loud, nilver, lumber, fruit iuul
relinked claim* are the principal
Industrie* nf the Slocan thin year.
The lumber business has been
good this year in North Kootenay.
The Oolden mills and branches
have cut nearly 10,000,000 feet and
are still running full time.
Winter will soon chase Indian
summer out of the Slocan, but just
now it is good enough to be canned
and f-ent ea*t as a wimple of this
glorious weather of tho silvery west.
Jack Thornton, who came to
Boundary creek in 1850, has at
laHt been rewarded for his long
pioneer service. He has secured a
position for life in the Old Men's
Home at Kamloops.
In Can nd a the connumption ot
I liqueurs has vastly increased within I the   subject
| the past decade.   As hoiiip Hf|Ui«iir«| rcoounitlott
contain thirteen poisons,  the in-
I crease te ot no benefit to the general
i health of the Dominion.
kin. Gilly must feel lonesome
when he looks at the wings and
does not see Fred Corey and the
other old boys all made up— and
waiting for their cues. Time has
shifted many a scene for us since
those sweet days of the past.
Slocan lake, in addition to being
tho most beautiful lake in America,
never- freezes. To see steamboats
running every day in the year is a
sight seldom witnessed in this far
north. It is a wonderful place
for health and s'cenery'arouud New
Denver bu*t the world is not yet
cognizant of the fact.
Some saloon-keepers in this
province require an education.
Some of them cannot distinguish
between masked robbery and legitimate business. The license commissioners should exercise more
care in granting permits to sell
liquor. Ignorant and morally
stupid persons should not be trusted
with a business so deeply inter
woven with the welfare of the
people. _____
In South Africa * before the war
Kaffirs working in the mines received £3 10s. a month. Now
they receive £1 10s, which prob-
ablyaccounte-for—the^difficulty-in
getting black labor. Machine men
from America get £1 a day, which
is Ho better than 83.50 in British
Columbia. There are no frills
about the South African mines.
They mine for gold aud dp not
make a band-wagon fuss over it, as
is done in some American camps.
According to Henry Watterson
Saratoga seems to be full of rich
people who are strictly rotten. This
is not to bo wondered at. People
who havo nothing to do but throw
their money at anything that takes
their fancy are sure to be more or
less morally unclean. People who
havo to toil for their money neither
have the price nor the time to be
wicked. This is one advantage of
being short of cash. A rich idler
does not really know tho sweet
pleasure there is in just being alive.
However, if any one will stake uh
we will mingle with the smart set
around New York and see how
much truth Watterson told about
the girls being too gay.
lovi' and  confidence are
jealousy   might   in   well
When
wedded,
take the back trail and jump in
ereek
tin
The I'nited Verde nt Jerome,
Arizona, has heen closed down for
an indefinite period. It is said to
boon account, ol the fire that has
been burning in the mine, but
some think Clark expect nl a strike
and took this way out of it.
Ini nci 5   and indigent pros-
Wom^       pectors and min-
I IUMIC.      ers should be built
in British Columbia.    A  wealthy
lady,   whose   riches   came   from
mines, is building one in Salt Lake
City.     The    Suinpter -American
makew the following remarks upon
" How   tardy   the
of   a   elans,   bravest
among the brave.    How lame and
halting the gratitude of a race!
How hlow the cold hpirit of pride
to unfold, giving a. generous meed
to fellows in hardship and disappointment !   Time   whitens every
head in  the proscribed throe score
years and ten, but  the prospector,
sleeping on earth's cheerless bosom.
iHiiiiiuior  and  winter,   eating tho
* haphazzard meal of the  wilderness
and   smothering   (he impulses of
UKOKVIGIAI*   ADVICE.
I happened t'o be sitting alone on
a back porch of a Montana hotel
when a cowboy rode out of the
scrub and almost upon a man who
was going the other way. Their
pistols were out and tliey were
firing at each other in five seconds,
and as a result both were brougnt
to the hotel later. It got about
somehow that I had seen the beginning of the row and could say
which man fired first, and after a
little the sheriff of Silver county
sought me out and said:
"Stranger, wus you goin' to
tb move on tomorrer?"
"I had not planned to," I replied.
"But you ain't tied here?"
"Oh, no."
"You'd jest as soon live a few
weeks longer, I take it."
"Yes, and even a few years
longer."
"Then I'd kinder move on by
the daylight train tomorrer. You
necdnH sweat your collar over it,
but jest move on and keep goin'
for a day or two."
' 'Is this your advice connected
with the late shooting?" I asked.
"Not officially. Officially my
dooty is to see that" you are held
here as a witness till the case comes
off, fur I reckon you saw who begun the fhootin', but privately, as
a citizen, mind you—
"Yes, as a citizen."
"I'm sayin' to you that if you
hang around here and go into
court to swear agin' Harper it'll be
my painful pleasure to see that you
are filled up with lead and planted
whar you can't kick the clothes
off and fall out of bed. As sheriff
of this county and as a critter that
knows his duty and does it, I command you not to go, but as a private citizen and cousin of that
same Jim Harper. I'm sayin, that
you'll be woke up at 5 o'clock in
tho mornin' to take that train, and
may the Lord have mercy on your
soul if you don't hump for the station and be two minutes ahead of
time?"
More
Beautiful
China
Vou can now replace those broken pieces, as our
ffdli»ioek'of~JHptt'ieM'Chirrt_haH*OTriveuT—This
year we havo some of the most, beautiful designs
In Noveltles.and they are all
Prettier than ever
Come and sec.
A few bulbs for fall planting still in stock
NelSOn'S Drug & Book Store
New Dmivpr. II. C.
Flashing
Beauty
Our bright sunlight, never
shone on more beautiful conceits in jewelry than those
wo have for you to inspect.
Rings, bracelets, nicklacos,
chains charm.-;—all the novelties—all of the highest
grade, and all at remarkably low prices. Come and
Mm the pretty tilings fur trills
and favors. Send us your
order by mail. Approbation
pn reels sent to reaponalbh-s
parties,
Patenaude   Bros.
Nelson, B.C.
Arthur Fiullen
Has opened a Wholesale Liquor
Store in Three Forks, and has
all kinds of Liquors and Fancy
Drinks, Champagne, Tobacco
and Cigars.
The Best Liquors
in the World—
From France, Ireland and
England-rand he wants all his
old friends—and new ones—to
come and try a bottle, or ease,
or barrel. He will serve you
well, whether you order by
mall or in person.
\
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Suitings
For FALL ami WINTER* WEAR-
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"Did you hear about it?"
miiiii
Mrs. Merkley's
Trimmed
Millinery has just
arrived
Hair Cut
and Shave
At Ed's Tonsorial Parlor
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send to
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For Ills V.W2 eatnloKiiu.
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Thin illimtriitcs anil describes the most complete stock of arms ami
nminunltlun In Canada.
Our Naphtha
Launch is now
un tlio Lake for
tlie uso of
our gueHtfl
H
HENRY 8TE0E,
PnofmlrUR,
THE NEWMARKET
HOTEL,   NEWDENVER
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The poet whom' thought* run to
miow should dowell In Slocau. The
U-autlful will noon be here in large
I md I i»M.
Within a mih' of »hi* ollice m life prompting a return to (iviH/K-ilf If
ear of silver ore worth JM»,iM>0 linn j tion, wears the white crown of age j H|H
recently heen whipped, yet there ih j in hi* prime. Year after year hh«« j W W
nn noise in  the town.    If Mich a j him trudging through the inoun-i *£-*£
Awmam.   swm
XNC  mtv^xmilmc   X4   fcC   XI*   ,.**I«C
C^mg, ^r-ymt p*x~^*\ K.IX
:fcc...nfcc -Xfc«3XhcTx
ytVi'i;,' d
IT ;n
Kootenay
Idaho.
irnn'itt
than it  i
in
U'Djiir h
Wallace
thing occurred in Home camp* yuii;
w-wiM hnii* 9 vbfWlt   ImiA oi-inoerli  tii I
hit the monov Ateic in f .rmdon.
|    According to one Butte  paper
  I AugtiMte Uciiuc KH'lilM to te' a low
Threo words of alang are Home- person, while another Butte nheot j long period*, it la nature to Kteepi
■Itt-or.'t   *,* r.rn trtrrnifnl lli'tn *\   rtfiinmn - rn-Ar-lolim;    t-h'H    *»<i»i*-if Ar    f'tfiT-lr     ia':,    .1    ...   ,,.1„,,    i\, „    ,.r.,,,„*„„li,,   ,,1 A
trudging through
tain* or over the dewit.    Foituue
l«»o1rnn«    n    tho»!«nii«!    time**,    nnd
with many, m often prove* a will-i V
o'-the-wlnp.   Habit* are contracted
that   we  term   '*exccwo«."    Deprived of every human comfort for
ffl
*,. y
of beautiful Kngliidi spattered with j not clean galena.    Prominent men;' f,,.^    leaving home and friends,
**'*"•   ««always a target for mud pitcher* j entering   where    matrn  Hwccte*t
The Trail Creek  Sewn irivca a*.n!! ft*"1 d^y*1*^*™*" ^companion can never follow, giv-
trtitehlo^^leri^" %5te <»«"»H**hor» of ,t. power. j i„g !>ver. the ?mfort of children
one am where ca*h and tim« go     _     4 — ,       j when rtrength iii wpped, puwulng
jfl-plljp,. [    Twenty   yeotf*   ago   we   played. amUtet danger* and prfvatlfon* un-
*       •         1 comedy  in a dramatic  company j known tn othen* the metal* giving!
A female ln»inlit wa«4 iwently ai-tthikt  te Htill  alive.    One  iiu'.iulwr i'mHmem* lifii aud blood, the proa -J
wated in  Austria, charged   withjonir of the old company ia
with it and his nhme te H. S.
Baimlk of Montreal.
■K.Ubll.li...1   I KIT.
Capital (all paid up) $t2,uou,(>o.iju
Reserved tnnd   i   t    7,<AX),lXX).UU
Undivided piwSu  ;   s   .M0,*u8'l.t]m
HKlll  OKI'lOK,   noNTiu:.\i..
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.»..    1.1,.,*. u'.,i.'-iH',.*.iii.j,i,*.,*<«i,i.„ J.-..J.U..1. wjj.-ik.,, \»,'t,s,i,,,\,,  ', i Vi'niOvn'i.,
Hos.il. A. Drummonij, Vice President,
E. 8. Civouhtojj, General Manager,
Branches in all partu of Canada, Newfoundland, (Jreat Britain, and
•he United Sta tea.
New Denver branch
LB B. DE VEBEk, Manager
M murden*.    £be ought ti marry \
Milllpeetor often clow*
T'tt-' jwerty.     WV **+
hia career Jul
them   around Tests.. Yeah.
THE L&DbrJS MLtt  Dil^VKR, B C, OCTOBER lb 1902
Bystander's Comments.
Mr. Kosb, it seems, las gone overl
to protectionism, and said, that freel
trade will not do for Canada. The
profession of it did very well for]
the advancement of lir. Sore'
party to Dominion office. KMr.
Bobs had eud«thai Canada -waa debarred from freedom of trade by
tbe eelSsSncss of tbe band of mon '
opohes which dominate the policy I
of the United States and ib aided1
in its game by anta-American dem
onstratiooB here, bis words would i
be undeniably troe Bnt if freedom of exchange will not do for
Canada for what country iu-the|
world will it do? Our land ifl en
tirely northern, and' we mnat import some of tbe necessaries of'hfe
and many of its luxuries; from
southern   countries.   Onr market
is limited, and not only limited |ww»E«wpT"«f»* «;
■l      t.    if       t ,i„ fca-hmuM, nn.. the farmers    We will believe it
Thereos no safeguard agamBfesneb
influences olher ihtm the election
to the legislature of men of independent characterandability, with
ont regard to any shibboleth If
tohojie fortius is chimerical, tbe
outlook of govemmentfor the peo-
ple is not bright.
It is difficult to follow with patience all the proposals of protectionists for bedeviling production,
trade and transportation. Hbt one j
of these is conceived in the broad
interests of the people. Hot o
of them ia free from the taint
personal or political objecta. What
is production bnt a soft name for
monopoly ? What else has it been
in the United States? We are told
that a return to that policy here
woold be particularly beneficial to
but, by the intervals between our
provinces divided' into- four; and
we cannot exgect to manUfecturel
on the largest and cheapest scale.1
On the other batld wehaveasuper-
abundanceof natural products of I
the most exchangeable Mnd^-Ium-
ber minerals; and wheat of the
highest quality—-ibr which we re-
cinire access to foreign markets.
That by shutting our door against
foreign trade we may increase the
wealth of ia few monopolists ia
clear enough.: That we caniii-
crense the wealth and well being
of oar people at large, it is surely
a paradox to maintain.
An American, genator ..argues
thet the United States would be I
losers by reciprocity, because they
would be giving a market of seventy j
millioits iu retu-Fnisfor a market of
Only five millions Tbe market of
seventy millions, according to thw
'luminous reasoner would be di
minished by having five millions I
addedto it I The United States at
large are losers by havingfreetrade!
^ith the State of Hew Yerk,
Canada is loser "by "having free]
trade with the Maritime* provinces;
and England by having free trade
with Kent I
If by retaliatory legislation wej
could force open, the American!
market, though the process wouldj
be -expensive, nobody but- a purist
of free trade would object Re-1
taliation used for suoh a purpose* is
practically a measure of free trade
But we know too well that in our I
case it would be futile.
In the meantime a pretty active!
movement in favor of taraft t^eCI
sion aiid reciprocity withCanada-is
on foot in the United States. It
will have great difficulties to overcome being opposed by a serned
phalanx of monopolist interests
On the other hand it bas the plain I
interest of a highly' intell^ent people on its side By a friendly" at-1
titude Canada may^fbsferalidl advance it. By the unfriendly, atti
tude, which our protectionists and*
Jingoes wish us to assume it Will
be discouraged and thrown back.
Unfortunately, there are those to
whom such a result would? not be
unwelcome. Though there is os .
tensibly war, tbere is --practically'
alliance between. monopoly on this
aiid monopoly on the other side of j
the line.
when we hear of a former in the
United States selling out for three
hundred millions after having
twenty millions a
year for a series of years by his
concern. Whence is it snppo=ed
that all those millions come?
Whence- can they come but out of
the pocKeteofthecoiiBumer? There
must bea tariff for revenue so long
indirect taxation prevails
Otherwise there is no exception to
the wisdom of letting nature have
her course and allowing* the people
to produce that which they can
produce best and- bny where they
can buy to best ndvantage. Gan it
be necessary to repeat that the people ofthe United States owe their
prosperity riot to a monopolist
tariff,; but td their enjoyment of
free trade over, a- whole continent,
producing within itself almost every
important article of consumption?
People in England are mistaken
if they think that Sir Wilfrid
Laurier, in his present position,
fully - represents French Canada.
As premier of the Dominion he. has
to take British Canada into account, and is always balancing
himself on a political tight-rope.
The more genuine representative
of French Canada is Mr. Bourassa
whose articles in the Monthly Review on tlfe French Canadian well
deserve the attention of the British
"statesmen The first, which has
just appeared, is historical. But'
'it concludes with a pretty clear description of the; attitude of the
Frehch-Canadian, who is loyal, but
The party system has sprung
another leak. Nothing Is more
essential to its operation ihah* the
solidarity of the cabinet Ministers
may differ,, and, of course, they
often dq differ from each other
in council, but they mnst present j
a solid front, to parliament andi
people Mi Tarte is showing!
first-rate sport, brit in a .manner
totally fatal to the administration'
of which he is a member. It is lu-
dicrous to pretend that a cabinet1
minisfceiij an.d one supposed to have
a power!nl following can without
destruction to the solidarity ol the
cabinet, Mike the stump against his
chief or his colleagues on the most
important question of the day Mr
TirtQTftnSti be laughing at us when
-ho affects : to regard SUQh a. pro-
proeccding aa an oiilinavy exercisel
or the pm tlege ot free discussion '
His ultimate aim is known onlytc
himeclF. Biititis oI«kf that the
;mroed ato elfeot of his escapade
must bo either Ms own eliiqinntiio'tt
from the ministry or. the elimination of the ministry fromesi-gtbhee.
Mr. Tavte/volatile as he iB, must1
have some definitemotiveiindsome
substantial ;6bjectlu view. Itisnot]
unjust to surmise that ho has come
under the attraction of the: great!
interests, the interests, that is, of
the manufacture s and the capital
ists connected .with .them.■'. Once
linor? letbelievers in party govern;
ment remark that the great interests are outside party, arid use
hoth parties indifferently for. the
furtherance. of fchetP own objects.
In thw may national policv may
falL,B«"*ifcicaUyH.undeF the control of
men Tfhoae interests are separate
from those of the community at
la ge, and who in. the end may
transfer their millions to mansions
I^S^^^tu-Ebi^iowsr -ifid Erench C»
nadian loyalty are united by various tiea, the ligaments'of which
are composed of affection and self-
interest, of services mutually ren
4ered, and broad respect for nar
tional feelings. These bonds, if
properly understood and dealt
with, are safer than sentimental
and noisy declamations. But
they are to endure, they must not
be strained by fresh ties which the
French Canadian does not-feel
bound by his past relations to Great I
Britain to accept.
Sir Wilfrid  Laurier,  when  he
deprecated the absorption in the
vorter of European militarism, was
true  repi-esentative of  French
nada      Not: one representative
French-Canadian in ten would have
voted forparticipation inthe war
Weekly Sun.
officials of tha Government* anditj
fis the GBvernmeiit which guaran f
tees secrecy. In the matter of]
railroads, there are the same ad-
0 of cheaper rates and a
cheaper service. Look at the matter in another light What tight]
has a railroad to hold a town or
Tillage at its mercy fay saying that
[the line shall not run through that!
place or make it accessible unless
the officials of tbe road are satisfied
orso draireit. Certainly government ownership means the iend off
those, conditions and the better-
ment of the service. If the Government owns a railroad there ib:
an end to discrimination either as |
to where the road shall mn, howrtj
shall run, or avto rates and tariffs
Matters at the present day are.^
looking toward government ownership, and I believe the timeiBeom-
ingwheti there will be complete]
Government ownership. Canada]
moves slowly, for we have a big
country and a small population,
and it is necessary to spend oui
money for other improvements.
Speaking of a direct Government!
qable with England, which he is
advocating Sir William Mulock]
said: -'Such, a cable is necessary
and I believe its laying is onlj a
matter bf time. We: neec-
cable to—well, to keep us from
getting defeated
There is only one way to advertise and that is to hammer. vour
yorir location, your biisi-
neic co constantly, so persistently,
so thoroughly into the people's
head that if they walked in their
sleep they" would constantly tnm
their heads, toward your store. Thej
newspaper is your best "friend in!
spite of your criticism. It helps:
to build up the community which
supports yon. /When "the day
comes that the newspapers are dead
the people are near the edge ofthe
grave with no one to write their |
epitaph.—John Wanamaker.
Ton have no right to hold anj
opinion on any.subject whatever
till you have used the utmost
thought,'study and care to make;
sure that the opinion is true. You
have-no right to an opinion because
it is your opinion. If there were
only a vagrant law in the intellec
tual realm the great majority of]
opinions that are walking up and
down thftearth WQifld :be arrested
for laJcfc.oitf'-visible means of sup=-l
port." Ton have ho right to hold
an ropinion),! say, simply because
ifrisyOurs, because yon have in
herited it or because you have
chosen to adopt and patronize it
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The ST. Y. Despatch says: "Sir
William Unlock, Postmaster General iu Canada, is a believer in
government ownership of-public
utilities and so expressed himself
here. Se arrived on the Campania
from England, where he has been
attending the conference of colonial,
officials He was on his way to
CanmtaJ In speaking of the advantagesderived, from government
ownership, he said that not only
ought the government "to own the
telegvaph lines and railroads, but
that every concern or corporation i
-whiclire(ioires = a( frftnehiee should
be run by the government. : Whei
asked whefehoi' -tihift. jwos not:a step
towawl Sooialism His reply was
'Well, what is1 the matter witlv Socialism if it .is on a ..good foundar
tioii?' He admitted, liowover, that
ho did not bring up the question of
government ownership at the recent colonial conference.
^Continuing, lie said:   'Some of
the; advantages , of=  government
Ownership of telegraph linos are, iu
the first place,.that, it ..insures secrecy, and unless there is siieh own
ersfrip there is no. pledge that mes
sages given to companies will be
seoiet   again    nndei  goyernment
ownership there ia always a cheaper |
service, which is i an advantage to      <-
tlie peopled     Take  the postoffice      p
seiwice.    There we have a guarun       0
tee.of; secrecy.    ISo matter:whether
a letter, which has been placed in
the mails and  under Government
,earev goes to the deadn-letter,office
and is read you haye tbe assurance
thatthe contehtsj of iihat letter will
be-
win -SiHiSKj niB
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^iUUUf-^Ut <h>-9s* I
Canada is a great country;
One of the greatest on earth today.
It is big enough and rich enough
to support a population of sixty or
eighty millions.
It has a.population of about six
millions.
Canada is an old colony;
It has been inhabited by white
man nearly 400 years.
One hundred years ago Canada
was known as an ice-bound area of
unknown extent:
A vast someplace frozen to the
north pole.
Fifty years ago people began to
look to it as a possible inhabitable
country—
A land of snow and wild animals,
with here and there a Hudson Bay
station, far distant from Montreal.
Twenty-five years later it was
spotted with a few cities of promise,
and towns and villages of insignificant proportions.
If you were to have gone from
Canada to the Old Country or tlie
New England States at that time,
the question would have been asked
you by everybody who had a relative or friend here—
' 'I suppose you met So-and-So.''
Answered in the negative, they
would look at you in astonishment
and add—
" Why he lives in Canada.''
Ten years ago capitalists began
to invest in Western Canada;
Industries sprang up here and
there, and towns grew into cities.
Today these cities have developed
into greater, and the industries are
assuming magnificent proportions;
Today tbe name of Canada is on
everybody's lips, and thousands
are flocking to see the "Lady ofthe
Snows."
Millions of dollars are seeking
investment here;
Nature's chambers of mineral,
agricultural and industrial wealth
are being unlocked by the key of
progress, and where stagnation prevailed we find today flowing
streams of happy humanity.
*+
Ten years more and what will
we say of Canada!
Ten millions population?
Yes, all of that,   and perhaps
fifteen millions, if Canadians will
break the spell of dollar_greed that
taxation, Begging- the-unions'to keep
quiet, for a time is not calculated to ensure the utmost contentment -arid'stability .—London B C. Review.
Establish the thought that all religions are human, marking the
different steps of its progress, that
uo one cliureh nas a right to domineer over the other; that no one
system of belief is privileged, over
the other; establish that belief, and
wars of religion cease, the dogmatism of theologians is at end, there
is no more of that bitter, bloodthirsty hate that has curst'Christianity from the beginning, the
reign of dogmatism is over, the
creeds are disenchanted—are exorcised; the men that abhorred each
other are brothers; the priests no
longer administer sacrifices in the
name of the only God; there are
no more missionaries going abroad
to convert to the letter of a faith
a people who have a better faith
than theirs. At once the scepter
falls from the hand of priestcraft,
the crown is taken from the old
ecclesiastical dignitaries, and a
sweet feeling of sympathy runs
through the world from end to end.
Frothingham.
It is not wealth, position or
honors that will insure us happiness; but it is the faculty of looking on the best side of whatever
may come into our lives. It is the
seeking for the good, the true and
beautiful that will bring these
things into our souls and make us
full of their sweet, joy-creating
presence.—Elmina I). Senker.
It is only by the exercise of reason that man can discover God.
Take away that reason and he
would be incapable of understanding anything, and in this case it
would be just as consistent to read
even the book called the bible to a
ham as to a man. How, then, is
it that these people pretend to
reject reason.—Thomas Paine.
While a healthy body helps to
make a healthy soul, the reverse is
yet more true. Mind lifts up, purifies, sustains the body. Mental
and moral activity keeps the body
healthy, strong, and young, preserves from decay, and renews life.
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Its wealth will add millions to
the world's enrichment;   •
Its enlivened industries will encourage vigor in the people;
And a vigorous people in a land
blosBed by nature as ours is!
Ought to make us the wealthiest
colony under tho British flag, and
therefore of the world.
AS   J-IKKN   IN   KN(lLANl).
STTRATBrrOR..
TOITN  McI.ATOIIIK,
Dominion and Pro*
vlnclal Land Surveyor.  Nelwn, n. 0
AR. HKVLAND. Engineer and Provincial
.   Land Surveyor.  KAHLO
DRUOS.
ifANftTO-NK'M   IMtlHl   ATOItK,  Nflmm.
V     Mull ord-T* pronptlv attend*! to.
Wr. rr.r.rrr.i. a oo,, NeUon. lie,
.   Dealer* In all PrtiK* »u<l Aa-wyiT-i' Hup-
pllei.
Tho figures
of Cmwuiiitn trade
sldorable Interest
Hhowlng
in 189.J are bf con
the expansion
re of con-
The total IncfcAie in
TAILtORS
f    It.   OAMKHON,
tl. t%mt>.g*:■■>'■•>■'■--<■
rom allflMmm
Siiiiittn. Manufacture*
md *..|]H->» pitrviiit'i ■■
When the air balloon was first
discovered, some one asked Dr.
Franklin what was the use of it.
The doctor answered this question
by asking another—what is the use
of ¥ liw^rn^nfahtTTt mayTbe^
come a man.—Colton's Lacon.
Be pure; be strong; be wise; be
independent. Let the. world go,
if it is necessary that the world
shouid go. Serve the world, but
do not bo a servant of the world.
Make tho world your servant by
RELIABLE ASSAYS
(WM I -vi I Oold and sllviT..«  U
i.Mid    W| OoM.illv'r.fiij.ii'r l.-V
H*inpli»hy mull tin,'. Iv.'in'iimpt ntWuHm
Gflld nnd Silver Refined nnd Rnnrht
mm wm WJ £■ .9 rw «3 aS' #"*  I   U' iv .
17JS ArapaliiM' H»„   T>fn*«T, Colo.
ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS
t« Mi4fr-Mi> Ktumftnu p-.4ul.--i vl« lUiiatllii
mid aiiiiirn-Hii nni.K.     Appi.t   un  Muuiiiif   iiium
rata*, itfkrt* and fall tnfr.rmaUon t<> myt:
Uy agiaint-
». It. OAKKKTT
C. V. R. Ataat, Naw Dtnvar
W P. r. O-nmwina*. Q.*,K Aft., \MnnlpNt
^VAXTRiT^TtRINTWOBTIIV liBSTI.K-
\\        I..A.1   it*    lull    A.   iMl'l'v   ■.'..'UlV/    t'l    >,tU">IJ"
tiBMtw** Inr an *M *-*nlM*ii**0  tern*** **( * 'lit
UniiUfiii nifitttti*    A itrtlttrt. tcin* *4t*w>»kl
«*4t *»U» *. .,( If ui ki-Jil l.y uluuvif, U'.'liWitl
di^iIbj ivllli iitl I ijo'ihm* (liriici fruiTi liiurtijiiir
Itt*    Mni***f td»m>f*<l f.w rt|#n*Hi.   V»iur'
S*.'»"itf«i. BM**.. l%U*gn.
the agifac-gntu trade hIucc thu year moil'
tioiuid -amounts roughly to I1KO,000,000.
Looking down tho nut wo find that tho
rowth of exports from this country to
'anada since 189*) has not at all grown
in proportion with tho increase from
tho United States. France or Germany
Tho Import* from tho United State*
vastly exeoiMi those from all other coun
trios combined, and show a arrowthot
!WJ millions In 18M to mwrly 121 millions for tho year ending rtOth Juno latit.
Tho imports from both Germany and
France have aIho douhhul, but from
this country an increase o( onlyaliout
60 pur cent Is shown As Hoards €«»«•
da'soxport trade, the Mother Country
is by far hor l>e»l ctutomcr, aud while
In J*S*ni Caimda oxt>ort««l produce t<» the
vnlno of ovor <W millions tothl« country,
l«Ht yinr the total o\ceodt>dlt)ntiiillioii«.
The t«x|w>rt* to tin- lTiiiti>il Sluti1!* nre
about li«H a* l«r^<», but have jjrowu nl*
moil ui tho aiiiui- ratio. To Franco tho
fxportw in IW»1 wore of tittle importance, Hinoiuiluiir mutiny only to about
half a iit'.llioii il<iltai>, and lattt>oarlho.v
excocdod ono and a <inart«»r mlllionn.
and tin* oxportM to dormany aro of
mIhhiI ainttlhi' vhUio. It l» iii*>ticoabU->
that wIioioiih iu moo coin nnd bullion
wi>ri.' (expnrU'd (I'l.im Caiuukloth* v/ilm?
of 4|  millions, this wn» roduced last
w-* <-t.lt4    **t  fk   .....4.    4,4.4  4       . fl      ...M.,.*.^,.  4,-ii-.llti,-l *»,
v:h\t'h \--  ■«  i'\i*i*r \ot\\ein\t\*s r,f \\\t> -i-iv
oroaHpd prosperity ol tho Doiniuion.
Mini* ownora will road with some a
i>j*i-!j«'f4S;ji>sa tht ,*,i*,tmci'A mkAe hy C*7
ri ior in  ti'ifiitd to tlio i'ii{ht hour law
and thu labor unions, for anv further
1....;   i. .:   .      .11,.:..    1,1...    ."<     ....
t«l.« i( into their 'l\*A*te to n-iuiro,
i-silmn^t certain tolt* inimical to tho in-
teroat* of the industry in jr-f'-a-pn-d' and
ia catculati'd to jtive Arijirehemion to
caj;itaJ, which aiwayifjjni'isliyof tho*o
counirii* whoro taxatimi und labor
regulation* abowr little stability. It
wimid \w oioie *.n\\Aiie\iity M the m-tii-
> istorjof mines had clearly 'informed the
t i uuiuu. that llie. iiuticy ut tlm auvc.ru-
iiieiu wn* to make no chnnge whatever,
oxcopt ill rojrar.l to tbe lirfhtrnlnir of
WiUCh
Repairing
Tho mechanism of a watch is
nn Intricate and delicate thing.
Many good watches liaye been
rained by bungling repairers.
I do export repairing and am
willing to stand on my record
UB such. I know how to han-
illo a cheap watch and I know
how to handle an expensive
time piece. Either gets the
sumo honest attention and care
In my hands. If you have
watch repairs to be done I
want your work. 1 promise to
do it at a reasonable price.
G. W, OKIMMETT,
0.11. II.Time Inspector.,    HANDON, fi. C.
KOOTENAY RAILWAY & NAVIGATION COMPANY, LIMITED.
OPERATING
INTERNATIONAL NAVIGATION &
TRADING COMPANY. LIMITED,
KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY,
9:00 a m. Lv. KASLO Ar. 8:15 p. m.
11:25 a. m. An. SANEJON Lv. 1:00 p. m.
INTERNATIONAL NAVIGATION &
TRADING COMPANY, LIMITED.
KASLO-NELSON ROUTE.
5:00 a. m. Lv. NELSON Ar. 7:15 p. m.
8:40 a.m. Ar.   KASLO   Lv. 8:85 p. m.
Tickets sold to all parts of the United
States and Canada via Great Northern
and 0. R. & N. Company's lines.
For further particulars call on or ad-
Ql*AOfl
ROBERT IRVING, Manager, Kaslo,
P.BURNS&OO.
Have shops in nearly all the camps and cities
of Kootenay and Boundary. They sell the
best meat obtainable and aim to give satisfaction to every customer.     Try a line of their
P.   B U R N S  &  CO.
Job Printing
.    That assays high in artistic merit, quickly
done at New Denver's printing emporium—
For Sale
5000 Shares (of^i each) folly
paid up stock in the SIMLKAMKHN
VALLBY COAL COMPANY at TEN
OENTS eacli, In lots ot 100 shares or
moro. This Is not pooled itock and
the cortlllofttos will be delivered on
receipt of remittance If you want
to huvoriell stock of any kind write
ns.        B. B. MoDKKMID, Nclwm.
HOTEL SLOGAN
THREE FORKS
___Xhis_olddtimehdteLhasj'eceBthL_
beeu bought by the undersigned
and renovated into an up-to-
date hostelry. Miners, tourists
and all classes of this world's
people can always get a Bquare
meal and an easy bed within
the portals ol my doors. The
bar contains many kinds of
nerve bracers, ranging from
the brow of Cody to the sweet
cordials of sunny Franco. If
you are dry, hungry, weary or
sad when passing through the
Forks, lift the latch and drop in.
HUGH NIVEN
Miners
Whori iu Sandon should not
forget THE DENVER hotel
Rate* reasonable
Rooms airv
*
And one of the few houses
in the world that is built
over a riVer.
Victor Kleinschmldt.
Address
THE LEDGE
H. GIEGERICH
Staple and Fancy
GROCERIES
Agent for
GOODWIN   CANDLES
GIANT POWDER
AINSWORTH
SANDON
JAMES   CROFT,
S WADD8 BROS i
# PHOTOGRAPHERS *
t VANCOUVER «*• NCL»ON, B.C. f
GRAYING
Hauling and Packing to Mines,
and general local business.
WOOD   AND   COAL    FOR    SALE
PALMA ANGRIGNON
General Draying: Minin? Supplies and Heavy Transportation a Specialty.
Our Baggage wagons meet all Son-
day trains.
Saddle Horses and Pack ■Uimdis.
Feed Stables at New Denver.
Nnw Denver, II, C.
Kootenay Coffee
Company
COFFEE ROASTERS
Dealer* in Teu and Coffee.
AU tr*4e* anil price*. A
trial order wllclted	
Kootenay Coffee Company
Seeds, Trees,
Plants
******wo   AGRICULTURAL
IMPLEMENTS,
BEE SUPPLIES,
FRUIT BASKETS,
FERTILIZERS.
Till lVlS for Fall or Spring
DUlUb pianting.
Catalogue Free.
M. J. HENRY,
•SOiy \Vc»tmlnster Road. Vancouver, I». 0.
WHITE LABOH ONLY
■#*Ama.---M
KASLO
HOTEL
P.O. Iim m.
KKLHON, II. C.
Wait (Ulcer Nt.
THE LEADING
SUMMER RESORT
IN THE KOOTENAYS
COCKLE * PAPWORTH
KASLO, B. 0.
Smoke
Tuckett
00^91 ■ 0^9ky
uigar uo.
Union Brand8:
Label
Cigars
OUR CORSET DEPART-
Mp;NT IS I'P-TO.DATK
IN  Al.l, STYLES  AND
PRICES.
!
Fred. Irvine & Co.
NELSON, B. C
I
LATEST NOVELTIES IN
ALL DEPARTMENTS
ALWAYS IN STOCK
We have a beautiful range of
Ladies' Suitings
For rwlm i|vf.ly to-
W.-i. Hi,mu,/*-j}» **«».
Wktiltuk AgeDt* for B.C.
VtM<>'>avM,|t.c
Monogram
Marguerite
Bouquet
Our Special
El Condor
Schiller
colore.
Home-
In lilttcK HroauciotiH, liiacK. lime ami tied aer^e*, UaHinnoie all
fttripett l*'lannolH. Woolen t)r«pe de Dhino, m aii timhionable shadcH.
thinff to suit overyono. In summer flfoods we have a fine range of Colored nnd
Plain Dimities, Flowered and Striped Organdies, Striped Muslins, Victoria,
HishopH, and Persian Lhwiih. Striped Grenadine MuhHiih. Hiffh cIrah Dry
GoodH iu all lines.
Choice Line of Latest and Most Fashionable Millinery, and Dressmaking
Fred* Irvine & Co.,   ^
NELSON, B. C
SOr.F AOKNTS FOR
BITTTP.RICK PATKRNS.
THE ONLY RELIABLE.
RUNK.S ,ivn VALISES OP
ALL SIZES Attn STYLES
nt VERY LOW PRICES
IllltWW
it———■mimmmi

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