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Volume VIII.   No  19.
Price, $2.00 Year ADVance
Genial NS^s Float
In and About the Slocan'and Neighboring Camps
that are Talked About.
Never in the history of New Denver
ha* an event been so universally participated in and heartily endorsed aa
the memorial service held in Bosun hall
last Saturday afternoon. Every citizen
and every child in town took advantage
of the opportunity to express their love
and: .wteem for the most womanly
queen 'and queenly woman that ever
lived—Victoria tbe Good.
It is doubtful if there has ever been a
more impressive service held in a mining camp the world over than that of
Saturday. All classes, all shades, all
alios, all characters joined heartily in
the service, and it seemed that upon
this occasion, at least, all felt that they
could Jay aside any social or intellectual
differences that may exist and, with one
heart and yoice.do hoior to the memory
of the Queen that has/been the Mother
of England all these rears.
The hall was taitefully draped in
black, the stage dripinga Being par
ticularly well hung
* of the .Queen were
drap«»d, blactc being
Two targe pictures
llsplayed, heavily
artistically inter
woven-* with rlbbdii^w^aTiroyai purple.
The Stars and Stripta drooped side by
side with the Union; Jack. There was
seating capacity .tor 850 and every
available chair and bench was occupied
as well as the stairway leading to the
gallery. In the neighborhood of 400
people were In the building, and a more
earnest, loyal crowd was never gathered
About 1:80 o'clock the march was be*
gon from Union Hall, led by the band,
One hundred men were in line,composed
of the fratornal societies and members
of tbe Miners' Union. The dead march
by the band was particularly well rendered. With the first sad strains the
tmpresslveness of the occasion seemed
to touch the heart of the whole people,
•nd the town assumed a stillneia that
was liko the stillness of death.j With
the entrance of the mourners in line the
ball was quickly filled, a few teats being
reserved for ladles and their escorts
that were soon to arrive from Silverton.
On the arrival of the s.s. Slocan the
audience was increased by about 75
from Silverton.
Programs appropriate for the occasion
were distributed, with tho hymns that
were to be sung printed thereon, thus
making It convenient for evoiyone to
Join In the service.
The addresses by Revs. Alexander
and Roberts were deeply effective, thst
of the latter being unusually interesting
in that he was fortunate enough to be
able to recite incidents of bis youth
when hs was at the old home, and frequently saw the good Queen as she
drove by In hor carriage, iucidents that
showed the love of the youth of England for the Mother of their land.
Mrs. Wolfe opened the service by a
piano rendition of tho Dead March Iu
Saul which wts f-olemnly impressive
The 0. P. R. employee* will give a
ball at Nakusp on the evening of the
The last fancy drawn carnival of the
•eaaoa will be held Saturday night In
the Silverton link.
The acme of sweetness has been obtained In the confectionery sold by John
Williams in New Denver.
Tuesday evening a dance was held in
*» . .        r»   ,<    nn , ,, ,
be applied on the Indebtedness off the
skating rink.
Local talent will give an entertainment under the auspices of the Episcopal church, Silvertoo, in McKlnnon's
Ball, on the evening of Fob. lit'n.
Unless all Indication! (ail, the Miners'
Union masquerade tonight will be a (ar
greater success even than their flrst
aanraal fondkra. The waaagttmeot
baveeetmred from Costumer Lucas, of
Vancouver, 9500 worth of costumes for
the occasion.
Two lynx, very large and dangerous
looking, were met on the Bosun trail by
George Lendrum Sunday evening.
George was returning trom skating and
carried nothing but a heavy walking
stick. This he held in reserve and
rolled snowballs at the beasts, the larger
of which crouched in the trail, threw
back its ears, and made ready to spring.
ThiB looked too much like business and
George turned tail and allowed the
kittens to go on with their play.
Lost—One canary bird answerlug to
the name of "Dicky" and other things
more applicable to the occasion. It was
persistent in its search for mirrors
and trouble, and this, together with the
fact that it was pronounced in its determination not to sleep In tbe same
room with a man, leads us to believe that
it was a female. Last seen attempting
to break into the Bank of Montreal on
Saturday afternoon.    Finder will re
ceive the thanks~ofTHB Lkdg1TsKB aM
a year's subscription to this paper by
its return to this office.
.HOME  _"RO_t  THK,-WAR.   .
After an absence ol more than a year
L R Forbes returned last Wednesday
evening from his participation in the
South African war. Many of his friends
went to Rosebery to meet him, and
accompanied him to Now Denver,where
the band and the citizens of the town
were gathered to greet him. The train
from Nakusp was gaily decked with
Hags and bunting, and the Union Jack
was displayed by the s.s. Slocan.
A conquering hero was never given
a more hearty welcome home than that
accorded Mr. Forbes. At the wharf he
was presented with a purse by the
cltitons, and escorted to the hotel by
tbe band and his host of admirers. It
was made the occasion for general re*
Jolclng and was celobrated to the satisfaction cf all.
Mr. Forbes has little to say at this
time regarding the war and South
Africa, but is pronounced In his expression of pleasure at getting home
On Arrow lake, about four hours' run
from New Denver, are situated the.now
celebrated Halcyon Hot Springs. The
hotel accommodation is excellent. Owing to the difficulty in getting cooks the
table at times In the past has been
slightly below par, but the management
are determined In the future to have
the cuisine equal to anything In the
west. Tho bathing facilltloi are unsurpassed at any springs in the west.
The water euros and assists nearly all
the diseases that trouble the flesh.
Many a rheumatic patient, unable to
walk alone, has thrown away his
crutches after a short sojourn In the
baths. It beats the shrine of St. Anne.
Miners suffering from lead poisoning
are quickly relieved. The** springs
are just tho place to go If a release from
pain aud disease is desired. Thomas
McNaught In manager. He is a Scotch-
man of the old Hckool.wlUi a worldwide
experience an a traveler, and au interesting entertainer. Joseph Thatcher
| ably assists him. Undo Joe ts genial
to the top Mope, ami tune in his company slips past with a velocity that is
startling. II you would win back the
roses of health to your blanched conn-
n-nanr-* ff*m!# rMrlnr.vUlt thn Rrrrinr*.
There is nothing equal to health, and
the shote at Halcyon is wide enough to
accommodate all who wish to bathe In
its healing waters
_ vntn uii.
From statistics at hand 1* appears the
Canard Line landed in America last
yearM.»70 steerage passengers. This
Line is nor in a better portion than
ever to take care of its constantly in*
creasing steerage passenger traffic.
With their already grand fleet of floating palaces, i. e., Campania, Lucania,
Umbria, Etruria, Servia, Aurania, etc.,
and the late, additions, viz., the magnificent new twin-screw steamers,
Saxonia and Ivernia, 600 feet long,
18,950,tons, having special new features
for steerage passengers, in fact, Twentieth Century Steerage Accomodation,
and the large twin-screw steamer,
Ultonia, 518 feet long, 9,000 tons, (the
latter carrying steerage passengers
only), the Cunard Line will be able to
maintain a service of two steamers each
week, with fortnightly extra sailings
during the rush season, thereby giving
ample room for all passengers at all
seasons, giving them prompt transportation with no delays. These facts
speak for themselves, and our readers,
will do well to consider them when
sending* for their friends during the
present year. "A word to the wise is
sufficient."      ,'
Ihe following is the standing of the
pupils attending the New Denver public
school during the month of January.
5th Class —J. A. Irwin, A. I. McDougall, C. L. Irwin, E. G. Irwin, H
Macdonald, C. Nesbitt, W. R. Vallance.
4th Class.—R. Blucnenauor, F. Ding-
man, H. L. Gibbs, H. C. Baker, C. J.
XaJlAnce, JE^Byj-nes, _FI^^^
8rd Class.—G, Baker, E. Taylor, M.
Avison, V. Lawrence, S. Carey, George
Sproat, L. A. Koch, .M, L. Nesbitt,. J,
J. iRWii*, Teacher.
2nd Class.—Ethel Gibbs, Fred Burgess, Hazel Hill, Wlnnifred McDougall,
Marion Melnnia, Grace Williams, Mil*
dred Sutherland, Hugh Nelson, Grace
Sutherland, Willie Clever.
Pt. II. Class.-Artie Williams, Willie
Nesbitt, Raymond Blumenauer, Charlie
Nelson, Athuu Vallance, Mary Clever,
Bernice Baker, Stanley Irwin, Luvern
Lawrence, Denver Shannon.
1st Class.—Norman Hill, Lizzie Bur*
gesB, Ethel Burgess, Mary Murray,Nina
Sutherland, Marguerite Vallance, Ha-
worth Drewry, Lolo Cook, Bertie Wil-
Hams, Bertie Nelson, Ivy Sproat, Vera
Cropp, Edna Baker, Jimmle Baker,
Fannie Cook, Cassie Cook, Ethel Shannon.
Mws Hbwton, Teacher.
ties, copper has been found by the diamond drill at a depth of 2200 feet. The
High Ore shaft is to have a depth of
4000 feet.
Manganese bronze in the form of
sheets, for mining screens, is sometimes
used, acid mine waters having no action
on it. For rolling into sheets a mixture
containing more copper and less manganese is now employed.
It is 42 years since George Jackson
made the first recorded discovery of
gold in Colorado, at Jackson's bar, now
Idaho Springs. It is 58 years since J.
W. Marshall made the historical discovery of gold at Coloma, California.
At Cripple Creek, Colorado, the miner
may go up to his work from the town
on an electric car, go down in the mine
by an electric hoist, operated by electric
signals, the shaft being kept dry by an
electric pump, do his work by an electric
light, talk to the town and thence to
the world by an electric telephone, run
a drill electrically operated, and fire his
shots by an electric blast.
In any given conditions minerals
tend to assume the formB most stable
under those conditions. Since the conditions prevailing during vein formation are very different from those prevailing afterwards, It may be inferred
that-the products of the first process
might easily be changed. Such is, indeed, the case, as one finds many altered
rocks which have evidently undergone
more than one change—Especially near
the surface, under the influence of oxidizing waters, the minerals formed in
tile rocks along veins are apt to suffer
great changes. Examples are frequent,
showing that the minerals which filled
the open spaces along a vein have been
completely dissolved and partly or
wjiolly replaced by others. This is par*
ticularly true of fillings of calcite or
bliryte. Instances are known in which
large masses of these minerals have
been completely dissolved and replaced
by quartz, as in the case of those of the
Do Lamar mine, Owyhee county, Idaho.
i st ocan stifppf ns /W?nes
jg Shipments  of. January  Show  Encouraging In-
§§ crease.—List of Dividend Payers.
The total amount of ore shipped from
tbe Slocan and Slocan   City  mining
divisions for the year 1900 was, approximately, 35,000. tons.   Since January 1
to February 2,1901, the shipments have
been as follows:
Week    Total
        "            60
Trade Dollar	
  .1           as
  ioo          sta
Black Prince	
    SO              283
Total tons...
The largest consolidated gold fund in
the world is in the United States trees*
ury. On tbe 1st ult. it amounted to
Australia requires mine superintend*
ents to be HcenHed, and fines a miner
for returning to <t mis«ed*nre shot within
three hours' time,
To lubricate the cylinder of th« gat
engine try finely pulverised graphite
fod into the cylinder through the suction
pipe with the air and gas.
Chemically pure lead Is not in sufficient demand to be quoted commercially, but can be had from any prominent
dealer jn assayer*' supplies.
Fine wire cloth will help In making a
lasting stoaintlght Joint with putty or
rubber. It helps to hold the material
together, preventing its being blown
With » wn-ll j>rnpor»lniu-H charge "of
gas and air, and a w«|l ventilated mln«,
the fumes from the eihaust of a gai
engine should not constitute a serioni
detriment to Its use.
To harden a steel tool for a special
purpose, heat It to a cherry red, drive
| the point into a cake of lead, and leave
\ H thero until it is cold,   it will prove to
be hard and tough.
Traction engines have hauled 80 tons
ore daily, a dlatanee of KO mites, over a
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Blsbee, Arlsnna, at an estimated cost
for labor, fuel and oil of 11 cents pur
In one form of mm ef the cyanide pro*
teas the ore Is treated in revolving barrels iitatead i.l in a vat, the company
claiming that the percentage of rxtrar-
tion ts gmrtar and the time reqatred
At the Green Monnteln tain*-, one oi
the Anaconda, Montana, copper proper*
jA plant to work the Hoepfner wet
pijocess for the extraction of copper at
Papenburg, Germany, has a dally capacity of a metric ton of refined copper.
The ore is first crushed in ball mills
and leached with cupric chloride solutions. The solution dissolves copper,
load, nickel and silver, the cupric salt
being reduced to the cuprous state.
After purification and being treed from
silver, tbe solution is allowed to flow to
a compartment with carbon anodes and
copper cathodes. Chlorine is liberated
at the anodes, regenerating the cupric
solution, which is returned to a fresh
charge of ore. It Is claimed that 91 per
cent, of the contained copper was ob»
talnod after four hours' treatment of
Rio Tlnto ore containing 8.87 per cent,
copper, ahd only 8 per cent, ot the Iron
content dissolved By longer contact
98 5 per cent, of the copper was ex*
traeted.with only 4 percent, of the Iron
taken up, It Is claimed, moreover, that
1II P. In 84 hours will produce R4 kilograms ot copper, as against 15 kilograms
by the sulphate process.
Uolorad Uf lit for Oanaamptlon.
A new care for consumption, the
patient undergoing a 15,000-eandle*
power electric light bath dally, la
being tried for the firat tlrao In America by Dr. George a Hopkins of
Brooklyn. Thereaalti are marvel*
-was, ibe dootor says. A patient who
went to him six weeks ago in the
l«ut stages ol consumption is now at
work. The euro la known as tho
"decomposed light" treatment. A
^0C)-candle power are light U
|tuiuut. u-u. «uu tii.ee my 9, »»**«*,
him au«i U$hi»i<oki are auuwW (<*
reach the patient. Blue glass deflects
the other rays.
Last week's shipments were 150 tons
heavier than any week* of the month,
reaching 751 tons, and bringing the
total for the month up to 8,040. The
increase was largely due to the fact
that the Payne has resumed its regular
shipments; having contracted with the
Trail sm'eltor to take its entire output.
It is very encouraging to see the ore
shipments so large at this season of the
yaar. That they will be largely increased as the season advances and the
big properties, such as the Idaho,
Slocan Star, Enterprise and Emily
Edith resume regular shipments,
is certain. To this list the early summer months will see many others added,
and there is every reason to believe
that tbe list of Slocan shipping mines
will not only be increased, but the output from tho old properties will be much
greater than in previous years, and that
the total output for the season will
reach tho fifty thousand ton mark.
In this connection it is interesting to
know that of the 29 British Colombia
mines that have paid dividends all but
seven are Slocan properties. And (t is
of further Interest to note that of all the
Slocan mines that have paid dividends
few if any will be off the shipping list
this year. Of the 16,892,000 paid to
date, nearly 94,000,000 has been paid by
mines in the Slocan propor. There are
a lew properties owned by close corporations from whom the profits of their
mines cannot bo learned, but otherwise
the following is almost a complete list
of tho dividends paid by mines of this
province since inining commenced:
Slocan mines—
Idaho. ..,,..>• .,.■..,,..
Janlunn Mine*	
Laat Chance	
I'ayna ,.
Ruth 7.777.A.7.'.
Hlocan fltar	
Twe If rlenda	
Bfliun... ,	
WliitowaUsr ,	
(leu ,,,,	
Uurdatifllaf . ,	
Hlix-an Hoy ,
Outun IIom......	
WaMilnifto-t ,.
Outside the Slocan—
t SA,(-m
,     4U.UU0
,  tTV*o
,     40,1100
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was recently bonded for Pennsylvania
The Hartney will ship 40 tons thie-
week. At the mine the opening of
stopes will increase shipments steadily.
The Myrtle group, at the head of
Twelve Mile, owned by Fred, James
and William Tattersall and Thos. Waring, was bonded a few days ago for
English capital by J. W. Williams. The
price stated is 145,000, and the bond
runs 16 monthB. The same party has
also taken a bond on the Ottawa claim
at 138,000. This property is situated on
Springer creek, and is owned by W. R.
Clement, C. F. Wichmann and W. E.
The Northwest Mining Syndicate, of
London, Eng., realized a profit of £28,-
114 last year by the flotation of the Bosun Mines Ltd., and of the Condor
Mines, Ltd. This profit iB represented
by Bhares in these companies at par
value, making, with the balance carried
forward, a- gross available profit of
best paying properties in the Slocan.
There are bigger producers, but for the
money invested, there are few of its
equal. It regularly sends out a carload
a week.	
The HorBeshoe group of five claims
is situated on the west Bide of Arrow
lake, about three miles below Nakusp.
The owners, KoBe, McPhee and Mur-
chison, have been working tho property
for several months. Tho ground is soft,
and requires little powder The lead ie
very wide, a tunnel driven 60 feet has
not yet reached the hanging wall.
Slight values in gold have boon obtained.
The ore is similar to that found In the
Republic camp. The Horseshoe camp
is an ideal spot for a mine. Plenty of
timber, and on the lake shore
PetrlHed Plan.
One ot the wonders of tbe world la
t.i be found in Colorado, where certain mineral beds ot the nature of
alaty coal occur. Theae beds, containing millions upon millions of petrified fish, cover hundreds of square
miles in the north-western part ofthe
State. They extend a distance o( 100
miles in the direction of Green River,
and "shelve out" for 100 miles mora
toward the Interior ot the State. In
some pieces, says Beienoe SKtlnga,
these beds—almost a solid mass of
perfectly fosailteed flsh-aro from ISO*
to 200 feet In thickness. A point of
great Interest ts tbe fact that they He
about 8,000 feet above sea level; to
Whioh extent the land is proved to
have risen.
Piano For Sata.
Grand square plane, better than any
Helntiman, for sale, cheap fer cash.
Apply at once to J. P. D«i,ankv, New
John Williams l» a great believer ia
the use el printers' ink. Taken pro*
pwrly He IhlnVa It cannftt fall fmt make
sltteel aay famine*- financially fat.
U|ii»' Jarketi, Fan asd Golf Capes
l<" ait at -lest at Mrs. Hartley's,
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War Kairto......  U%im
Cariboo  «»/»«>
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Alhaliaaca ,  .'u/u.
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|    Th* ^law \n\t\m ar* not Included tit i
the above Hat,   It is certain that in h
short time there will be added to this
list of Slocan dividend-payers several
others, such as the Enterprise, Arling-
,   •• ,      .       -.
Emily Edith, Hartney and California,
some of which are already regular shippers and others are rapidly blocking ont
stoping ground.
ftL-ooAM mnmwukh wloat.
The Payne mine wilt sicml its outre
output this year to the Trail smelter.
Work waa start*) on the Iron Her**,
Ten Wli-v this week.    Thie prop**tty
lie Mutt Wav*.
She was a famous "healer" and she
had converted the major's wife, and
at her earnest request the major had
contented to be cored of swearing by
the Christian Science methods. The
healer sat on one side ol him and his
wile on the other, In silence, rkoh
held one of the major's hands. The
minutes ticked Into a half hour, tha
lu:«it*i wnwj laps   •!(«<   iiliaii)   two
"How do you feel now, major T
' Like a damn fool, my dear.*-Ka»
Pamala „«H«r Ob»-I«t-.
Female letter carriers have beea
installed at Aachen, Germany. They
wear black dresses with yellow trimmings, and black glased hats wKk
yellow ribbons.
Gentle spring wiil «oon be Here with
IU warbling !.lnU and given ouUiua.
Williams ia always hew, and although
he is out of green onions just now ia
has tome of the ****•*«-* candy ia
America for m'.e. i npiiuiii, 111 ;**m~mmmm
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Eighth Year
Th_* Lkdoe U two dollars a year in advanoe.«Si*wl*8n not so
aid it ia 82.50 to parties worthy of cre_--.*S>To barbarians east 01 Lake
-■-•■■   * BUbsequent insertion.   BeadiuK
Superior it Is II a year.«S»Legai advertising 10 oents a nonpariel line first insertion, and 5 cents a line each subsequent insertion.
notices 25 cents a line, and commerolal advertising graded in prices according to olroumstanoes  „.,.......,        .
FELLOW PELOEIMS: Ths Litoosfis located at New Denver. B. C. and can be traced tomany parts of,the earth.<SjIt comea^o the front
ry Thursday and has never been raided by the sheriff, snowslided by cheap silver, or subdued by the fear of mani It works for *5e.v!ftii
i,iB_™u»jr_ii     »-u. .  . .  '—*'aims to be on the rigM side of everything and believes that hell
v ,«»<».<«..--.-.-.-.v~-. ._,<- —- of time, and an ever--inore"aslhg fiajr_t.eak iB proof.that itjs
o occasionally hit our smokest-ok.-©? A ohute of job work is worked occasionally for the benefit
ahquld _
batter to tall the truth, .vetoif the heavens
of humanity'and the financier.' '
barrel:  one is savage and "
ran of a bunk in paradise
iiaiioier.iS»Come in andsee us, but tfo not pat the bull dog on the cranium, or chase the ■ black oow * from our water
and the other a victim of thirst.-SfOne ofthe noblest works of creation is the man who always pays the printer; he Is
iise, with .hornless roses for a pillow by night, and nothing but gold to look at by day. _ v        . ..       .
R. T. LOWERY, Editor and Financier.
The Ledge.
A pencil cross in this square
indicates that your subscription is due/and that the editor
wishes once again to look at
four collateral.
Slocan snowslides are taking
stock preparatory to the spring
rush. '
There is no tie that binds one
province to another like the railway tie.        s ' "'
B. C. legislators should beware
of the fellow who seeks a charter
for peddling purposes.
Billy Tiehitter—Wiat is the best
way to get over the grip ? Johnny
Handout—Step over it.
Our canary bird is improving
«very day. It will soon know
enough to start a morning paper in
upon its completion. This province
wants no more charters granted for
speculative purposes.
Western civilization has never
produced a religion, all our beliefs
having come from the East. It is
strange that Christianity is least
observed and appreciated where it
originated—around Jerusalem.
I have heard of a Kootenay contractor who is so religious that he
has been known to charge his men
50 oents for hotel meals that only
cost him 25 cents. Probably he
wanted the extra two bits for the
missionaries in China. A,
Come, gentle spring! and do not
walk. Our wood-pile is slowly
dying, and only your tender touch
«an save it from going up the flue.
Meat is worth 35 cents a pound
And board $20 a week in Dawson.
This sounds reasonable, provided
there is any sentiment in the beefsteaks, 	
The State of Washington does
not allow aliens to own real estate.
This clanish law has kept much
money out of the state, and it may
be repealed.	
Tbe Duke of York has the measles. Microbes are lacking in respect for nobility. Probably the
Duke does not care. The measles
are German.
Two British ships, each over a
100 years old, are still afloat and
sailing the seas.   This is another
proof that plenty of salt la con
ducive to old age.
Since Queen Victoria died it
seems as though something was
missing in my life. I will probably
meet her in heaven, a pleasure tliat
was denied me on this earth.
The sooner Canadians own all
railways and telegraphs in tlieir
own country thc sooner will the
plutocrat's clutch be weakened
that now holds the masses in im
golden power.	
In New Vork 08 Irish-American
societies paiwed a resolution dt
nouiichig Queen Victoria. Thorn
hut red of Kuglnnd in utrietly in
pl-ici*. imhI iIim'm not peter under
any drcuim-lnnev".
(yonidMoney If* not k«*pt in Ktoek
by homo  Kooleuay  people.    Tiny
strongly prut-wit ugnius-t pvuplu Imy-
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Death has about the only sure
game on earth. It is the kitty in
the game of life, and although
many hold out for a long time, it
eventually gets everything, even
the man who borrows his local
paper in order to save a nickle.
In. some parts of Africa cattle
are the chief currency. In some
pftrt-a. ofLAh-iflrfftft. sfiada, toadskins,
long green, plunks,rhino,collateral,
spondulicks, shekels, dough and
shiners form the principal circulating medium between man and his
desires. •■'
Most of the great cities in the
United States are ruled by land
pirates. If justice was given a
square deal many officials of New
York and other places would be
looking out of windows through
which they could not fall owing to
the iron bars that are in the way.
Van Wyck, the Dutch mayor of
Now York, would not allow the
flag on the City Hall to fly at half
mast when Victoria died. In this
he represented his own animosity
and not that of the people who
elected him. Van's brain pan
leaks at the point where horse serine
is indicated.	
Tho Shah of Persia has a state
pipe that has half a million dollars'
worth of diamonds around tho
bowl. It iB only smoked in times
of temporary anguish, and the
Shah never lays it down in the
barn, or on the window Bill of the
woodshed. If he did tho angutah
might grow worse.
The trouble in China has killed
the chance for Christian missionaries in that country. If we could
only do something now to kill tho
Chink's chances in Canada the
country would l>« safe. Tho only
quick way to do it- is to flood eastern ("nwidii with tho yollow men.
That would wive tho tumbling of
!    Tho I'Vruio Free Vrem mak oh a
jroar licHiUM* tho buHinoHM pcoplo of
! (hut-Mnck diamond town do not
j advertim>.   Tho Kroo Pre** is anj
IrAtnuiut \M\Kt won «<*» i<« «*• <»' *h4*»i
ih Out- to lite want oi .menu-** wm-!
Always respect the ' 'missed hole,''
ye toilers below the surface, and
your days will1 be longer in the
land which has'been given to the
Trouble acts differently on different people. S6me seek surcease of
sorrow in tile flowing bowl, while
others seek it in prayer and religion. Both carried to excess are
injurious alike to the individual
and the community. Temperance
in everythingy even love, is the
proper way to live on this planet of
ceaseless change.
Billy Bryan has started a newspaper. JuBt our, luck. When a
man fails at anything he generally
starts a paper, and bucks the fellows who have faced death and
starvation in order that no' community should be without a "loiig
felt want.' \ Billy will succeed,
however, as his gigantic intellect
will enable him to dispense with
the services of an overdraft editor.
business, and is worth many millions. It is reported that he is
trying to cut down wages and the
staff on the Erie just to show how
clever heis. Jim is a King who
evidently believes in piling up
wealth and power at the expense of
those whose labbr keeps him on the
throne. Nothing in, it, Jim !
When you are under the usual six
feet of surface the maggots will
lunch off of the gray matter in
your upper stope just as readily as
if you were only a wiper. Don't
bo greedy, Jim !   It isn't nice.
When the South African war
broke out Barbarian Brown took
my paper, and had a claim against
Paul Kruger's government for
nearly two millions, Paul repudiated the claim. Brown stopped taking this up-to-date sheet, and the
shadow caused by war hung over
two homes—Brown's and mine.
Recently Brown has succeeded in
getting the U. S, government to
assist him in having bis claim
settled by the British. Tho claim
is now worth over five millions.and
if Brown gets it some shadow will
be dissipated.
Singing bird» aro appa'uiaUnl the
world over,but in Japan the mimical
insect is esteemed, and a regular
business is carried on in the supplying of them to those who like the
sounds they make. We have not
reached this stage of musical appreciation in America, although \\\m%
of uh have hoard tho dirge of tho
Hy when it in stuck on the butter,
or the mournful noti-s of the IhhI-
btig when it i* driven from it** ImmI
mid lto.mi. Wo are aim familiar
with tho ohiip wing of the cricket,
tho melodious* tunes of tlie gr.iwv*
at night, and blue-in your head in
the morning. This ambitious lady
is not likely to reach the Slocan,
but if she does many of the inhabitants might die before relief could
reach them. The situation is crit
ical and there is ,no telling where
the epidemic will break out. Be
forewarned, gentle reader,and keep
a jug in the cellar. No cyclone
from Kansas can then harm you or
Last Monday the earthly remains of Queen -Victoria were consigned to the grave amid the greatest pomp and ceremony ever seen
at a funeral. Thus endeth the life
of a woman who for more than half
a century was the highest political
representative of the great English
nation. She w is a good and noble
woman, and her memory will ever
be green with the lovers of royalty.
Surrounded by jevery luxury, and
enjoying the highest position within the gift" of a great people, it
would have been madness upon
her part to have been other than
good. Our gracious Queen left a
fortune of millions of dollars,
but without a pang of envy or selfishness thousands of her subjects,
without a breakfast in sight, bowed
their heads in grief and murmured,
"Our poor Queen, she's dead!
May God bless her." The light
from a throne is far, reaching.   „
Life and cards resemble
each other. Many of us
are dinked to death by
playing heart solos we
cannot win. Sometimes
we only have a deuce in the hole
where we thought an ace reposed.
A hand of diamonds with a king at
the head is often mingled in the
debris through a collision with
clubs topped by a bullet. Many of
us want the sweet music of & solo
best when the croak of a frog would
suit our stack much better. Twenty-
one is the age at which all expect
to win, although many are A'bust-
ed"^t^sixteen. There" is many a
slip between the ' 'split'' and the
check rack. It is not always warm
when the bal rolls on the; green.
It is zero if you are not on it. If
you are it is zero for the other fellow. Many of us have to beg when
clubs turn up.   The falling of a
queen is often hailed with delight,
although three of. them will turn
pale when confronted by four plebeian deuces. The pot is not always for the swift. The man who
waits generally gets everything,
even cold feet. He who bets all on
a single card often sleeps where
ozone is more plentiful than carbon, while he who spreads his bets
frequently swallows the bank and
•becomes a plutocrat. He who has
never toyed with the cards saves
himself endless misery, but lacks
an experience that pares the top off
of human nature, and lays bare the
quivering passions that shake the
human soul in its desire for gold,
without labor. By standing pat price-
the world does not know, if there
is no Bhow-down, whether you hold
the bobtail straight of poverty or
the royal flush of wealth. Many a
battle is won by courage,and many
a poor hand is hoisted into fame
through nerve. The deuce gotten
honestly is more pure than the ace
raised on a hold-out. Hearts and
diamonds rule this life, but clubs
and spades are in at the death.
The spade is black, but it always
turns up when the player can no
longer draw cards and shovels hiiu
into that £itty, called the grave, j
from which there is no appeal, and
from which no man has ever returned to tell how cards are dealt
iu the next world. Some reports
say the game is a hot one, while
others say that the bank in Paradise
has gold stacked up on the street.
, \
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Saiidji),,Ian. IS. 1901.
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Sandon, B. U,
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rpi'itinjj ••The iwin with tin- Ihm».
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IJ,     tin:      ml.-^l, ,|   m   ,
heml* printi.d in w.iu. t^Uiu pii.rt\'m^m \n t)|ov<<. vv|,0 nw nro„n,| it. jand tin- bannony prtMlucwl by n lotjJQj
^"'l'*   i Hducjitf- tin* pnblio projwrly  and of ant-* r-rawling down your utfdci
An *>i(mi i- lN'iii*. made in Idaho' tb«'y will alwayn atlvcrtiw.   iinliw
to HwiiK! gaiabliiig  liHUM*.--.    This j then hruuiH mv n>» ili-cply .«i*ii'Koii •
pawiago of khcIi » law would make J in tin; briw of non-prr^ro.-ion.
that State tin* tonkinvt in tin* Union
and the world would not iu<*d toi
look upon the ml and blade at
MonU* Carlo.
ju-i_fl__\ ij-ji iva<u»__i_'*s;«_ji
K.'iiin'i.** if in d'inp-r »<f a iii
Mri*. ("arri<' Nation anil nl!i«-s
\     "luinwil   bob*"   iw  liijrnib,»-j. am nuikiiig « bu».iiii**4 of !*ii»i
when let alone.    Many a man bun; up xaloons, ami putting the owner*
\ym\ Wva Uv'iul Ulov.li utT by a  hu'k'otifi -if Im-in^.    Thf*» i,t *>. Jiiru'tiff
! of ««urteny in dealing with them, i way of tn-jiting the b«K«erine mk*
A charter for a bigSlwiiii tuurjel| Wilb gentle imilmenl U»ey can iK-JroW.^ and i* ihe latfM- kiwi of h
Jp Wng appHM for to tbe  B. (*.! won over nearly every time,  while) Keeley ear*,    If tbe fat) *.pr«*id*
legfelatore.   Tl whould not I** grant- j ruden.w give* them a nhock  from j no mm will bf wife who dml« in
ed m\m a tim<» limit i* plawliwhieb they hardly ever recover.! the fluid that ia yellow in'tlt* k1am
M.Mhli.hfit   III*,
Capnal (aii |*tnl up> *\I,OJo,UO.iJu
Heflorveil Hind   :   ;    7,«JJU,<XX).tJ0
I'ridiviiiHl T»r*>«{f* :    s 1.1"L'.7>-i.«_
iikvn  oriu'i:,  *no>TKv;.ti..
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Hr.Micin-*« ut
the Pnffed StMen,
Hon. (r. A. D«UM3tfosi>, Vice Preitident,
M t\ <.Ji/K"t*ToN, (ienerjil .Manager,
all imru ol Canada, NewfoatHllaud, (treat Itritoin, and
New Denver branch
LE B.DE VEUEk. ManaKer i\
lTHEJ IJimiiliNEW D 7 1901.
,'AW    BNOOSHMAN'^    TpiBUXB    TO
\, (BORNS.
The following lines were written by
Thomas Holwell on the occasion of the
celebration of the centenary of Burns'
birthday at Shakespeare, Perth Co,,
Ont., to Ins friend Alex Mitchell:
No Warrior's theme is ours tonight
' (   Of laurels won in bloody fight,
1 A   Or battle-field's soul-sickening sight,
So often lost and won.
A nobler cause now calls us forth;
In memory of departed worth—
We're met to celebrate the birth
Of Scotia's favorite son.
Onejiundred summers' suns have shone,
Alhundred winters come and gone,
Since Bobby Buyns, the plowman's son
-A child of earth became.
And many a summer's sun shall glow,
And'manv a writer come and go,
E're our hearts shall cease to overflow
7 Injhonor of:hiB name.     .
There's not a-Briton that should fail,
BfeheAnglo-gaxpn,Celt.orr,Gae!,   .
The poet's h^tal.day to.haU
Whoiangio sweets lay.,
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For there's none among the living men,
Tho* hejive for three-score years and ten
Shall e'er behold his like agajn,
,Tbe Bftrd'8,cfintennifil day.
HisVouthiwas spent .fl-lfl toil.and care,
, His path'beset with many a snare,
•*But ScQtia's bard,did ne'er despair-
He won his way to fame.
I)     With iijOple aopl.he walked erect,  ;•■_
1      And.caretf.riftt4fiM^P^-I-Sl%<?i5 .
This night we'll drink in deep respect
A thumper to his name.
The hard,; although of hutpble birth,
Despised the great ones of the earth
If destitute of real worth ,  : j
Or oppressions of mankind.
He valued not their titles: vaini .v
Their spacious halls or wide domain,
' Their noble blood he did disdain,
If not of noble mind.
From humble life the poet drew
His characters, so bold and true,
And placed before the fancy's view
Their faults and virtues too.
And who 80 able to portray
The voice and virtues of the day,
As he who had in every way a ■•
The various scenes been through.
Wherever Scotia's sons may roam,
I care not-from What part they come,
Be it Lowland dale or Highland home,
They all the Bard revere.
Be their path where Indian suns do glow,
Or where the southern breezes blow,
Or 'mid Canadian frost and snow,
His memory will be dear.
So longaiBScotia's mountains stand
Shall annual meet the spciaf band,
In native home or foreign Und,
To celebrate his name.]
vriae would be « declared tseandalons ;■
during ibayiPg timerthe Kirk' waives,
her censor's right and.priest and people
mingle joyously.
Wives are not jealous .during.hay-
harvest, and husbands never fault-find
because they each get even by allowing
a mutual license.
In Scotland during haying Dime every
rparried man works alongside of some
other man's wife. To the psychologist
it is somewhat curious how the desire,
for propriety is over-ridden by a stronger
desire—the desire for the shilling. The
Scotch farmer says "anything to get the
hay in"—and by loosening" a bit ,of the
strict bauds of social cuetom the .hay is
In the hay-harvest the law of natural
selection.holdsjand trysts continue year,
after yoar. Old lovers meet, touch
hands In a friendly scuffle for a fork,
drink^from the same jug, recline at noon
a|d eat lunch inithe,8hade;Of,a\friendly:
stock aud talk to heart's content as they
Maiid Muller on a suinmer'a day.
xOf coiirse this joyousnege of the 'hiay-
ing-tlpfie is riot wholly monopolized by
the,Scotch. Haven't you «epn the jolly
haying parties -in Southern Germany,
France; Swit-zerlarid apd ;tbe Tyrol?
•Ikjw the -bright costumes of the men
arid jaunty attire of the women gleam
in the glad sunshine! But the practice
of pairing is carried to a degree of perfection iii Scotland that 1 haye not
noticed elsewhere. Surely it is a great
.economic scheme!
'7 .'It ..te like that invention of a Connecticut man which utilizes the ebb and
flow of the ocean tides to turn a gristmill. And it seems queer that no one
has ever attempted to utilize the waste
of dynamic force involved in the ntain-
tainance of the company sofa.       ■
In Ayrshire I have started out with a
haying party of twenty—ten men and
ten women—at six o'clock in the morning and worked until six•■' at night. I
never worked so hard or did so; much.
All day long there was a fire of jolly
jokes and jibes, Interspersed with' song,
while beneath all ran a gentle: hum of
confidential interchange of thought.
The man who owned the field was there
to direct our effpfts and to urge us on
by merry raillery, threat and joyous
rivalry. The point in this—we did the
digestedrprepeding meal-.is always, in
condition to catch anything that may
be going. As the cold is the easiest
thing to cateh, all theBe overeaters have
colds. ■   ■    ■■•:':     " ;i'       ';.   ,
We dress for the house as if we lived
outdoors—especially the men. The
average man, sitting,in his office or at
home,with the temperature higher than
it wouldbe on a summer day, has on a
thick winter suit and a thick suit of
underwear—enough covering adequately to-protect him if he were walking
about briskly in the open air on a bitter
winter day. The women are more
sensible in this respect, hence their
greater freedom from colds.
Our houses are heated with an almost
poisonous dry heat to a point that
makes the skin shrivel and crack.
Do yoiv notice your furniture, how it
dries out and falls to pieees? Yet
American furniture iB especially season*
ed andput together with a particular
kind of glue with a view to meeting the
American conditions of fierce dry heat.
If the furniture can't stand this heat,
what must be its effect upon the body ?
Living rooms that are chilly are not
healthful. But they are less unhealthful
than living rooms that are filled with
hot, dry, stale air.
If you wish to avoid colds you must
avoid the cauBe of colds. '
And long as time its ages roll
Shall all admire his nob,le iflul.
Then let us drain the flowing bowl
In honor of bis name.
Reports from tbe United States are
to the effect that the country is being
visited by an epidemic of grip, more
severe than anything that has -been
felt since the visit of the disease in
1890 and 1891. The,peculiarity of
the disease this year is that though
■fewcases are fatal, the number is
enormous; and that pneumonia follows in a great number of cases as a
sequel to the attack of grip.
If symptoms ot the grip are felt,
two courses are recommended by the
best authorities.   The first is to go !to
bed; the second is to send for a doctor.
The quinine and whiskey prescription, which was at one time so popular, is said to be an inventioD that
kills more than it cures.   The Superintendent of the Dakota Board of
Take heed, ye Captains of Industry, i Health reports that during a severe
andjiote this truth, that when men and jepideraicof grip in that territory, the
women work 7 together,   under  right j qainine and whiskey, method ot treat-
influences, ^J^^jf^j^! ment was almost universally followed.
In every saloon the barkeeper kept a
NOWLEDGE isn't wisdom, bat without knowledge it would be difficult
to make a inurt wise. If we would
act,wisely in anything we must first gain the
knowledge to know how to act and then with
wisdom put our knowledge into. practical use.
When a man is casting about, looking for a
location where he can make his home with the
assurance that, if he "attends to his knitting"
and honestly strives to make the best of his opportunities, his efforts will be crowned with success, he wants to know the merits and demerits
of the locality and the conditions existing, so
as to act with wisdom.
It is because men act without wlsdon. on very
little knowledge that so many make failures of
life. They are led, by impulse and flirt with
Dame Fortune like a giddy school girl. The
result Is always the same. They fall; and when
they go down they take some body with them,
and the community at large suffers in some
measure with every failure. It is not failures,
but successes, that go to build up a community.
One strong, energetic, successful man in a town,
who has won through sheer "stick-to-ltiveness1'
and merit, is worth a dozen hangers-on, who,
without wisdom or worth, attempt to win by
pot luck.      i      •-  ■ i . • , .\ -, ,      (
It is the former class that are wanted ; in this
part of British Columbia. If any such are seeking an, opening, they; can come this way. There,
are openings for every one. Success will be
their's as sure as they work for it. New Denver
makes the Drat bid for this class of men. We
have some here but there is room for more The
inducements offered are many. We will state a
few, as briefly as possible:
New Denver's location, ou a plateau sloping to
the shore ot Slocan lake, makes it an ideal spot
for a residential centre, which it Is fast being
made Its homes are far above the average found
In most mining camps, and its public halls and
buildings mid business blocks are commodious,
substantial, and built with a view to perman-
enoy There is nothing shoddy about them.
Like the men who built them, they are here to
It is but natural that this feeling of confidence
in New Denver's stability should prevail. Aside
from tbe advantages, that the town has as a residential centre, it is fast becoming the headquarters for some of the strongest mining companies operating In the Slocan. The Silver
mountain, Goat mountain and Fidelity-Bosun
mines, carrying big gold, silver and lead values,
are rapidly developing Into heavy shippers.
Their payrolls at present will not aggregate more
than 100 men, but this number wili be more than
tripled in a short time.
New Denver Is the banking and commercial
centre, as well as the residential town on the
beautiful Slocan lake. The business (lone by the
Bank of Montreal Is surprisingly large and ever
increasing. All the local mines and those of
Pour Mile, Ten Mile and Springer and Lemon
creeks pay through the looal bank.
New Denver's school facilities are good; its
churches are neat, well-constructed and well
attended. Its streetsaresldewalked In all direc
tions. The town is not laid out with one street
and a back yard,but covers fully a mile square
and 1b without doubt the prettiest spot for a home
in the mining section of British Columbia,
New Denver's citizens are the pioneers ofthe
Slocan. They have made money in thc camp.
and re-invested it. ■ They own their homes and1
are continually Improving them, contident that'
they will be amply repaid for the expenditure In1
ihe comfort and enjoyment of thcrn.
There are openings in New Denver for several
lines of business.
New Denver's scenic beauty is unparalled in'
North America; its climate is temperate, and
the health of Its citizens marvelously good—sickness from looal causes Is seldom experienced
She—Tell me, darling, am I the
only woman you have ever loved V
He—Huh!' Dp you take me for
Yh* Careless Orator.
An orator in Missouri got off the
following: "We live in the land of
high mountains and high taxes, low
wages, big crooked rivers and crooked
statesmen, big lakes and big strikes,
big drunks and big pumpkins, big
men with pumpkin heads, silver
streams that gambol in the mountains,
and pious politicians that gamble in
the night, roaring cataracts and roaring orators, fast horses and fast young
men, sharp lawyers, sharp financiers
and sharp-nosed gossips, fertile plains
that lie like sheets of water and thousands' of newspapers that lie like
thunder. "—Argonaut.
Sheol  Located.
•To Hell tor Twelve Dollars," is
the name of an article in an eastern
religious publication. If these are
railroad rates that price will just
carry us to Sau Francisco.—Los Angeles Times.
If you want
Send your laundry to
The Lake Shore
^ fl. C. Thomlinson & Co.
A full line of Silverware and choice
Confectionery at
Josephine St., New Denver.
to supply builders and contractors
jwith 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 contractors on application.
NELSON, B.C. P. O. BOX 688
ToF. A. DEVKREUX.C. E., the owner of an
undivided one-eighth interest in each of the
mineral claims, ''Pausy," "VloletPraction,"
May," "Flower" and '•Rosedale," situated
the Seaton Creek slope of .Payne Mountain, In the Slocan Mining Division of West
on the Seaton Creek slope of .Payne Moun-
■     ng Divisioi   ' —
Kootenay District, British Colamblt.
and the work ia pleasurable.   Of course
there are vinegar-faced philosophers
The business of Robert Burns was
love-making    All love is good, but
some kinds of love are better than
> others.   Through Burns' perchant for
'   falling in love we have his songs.
A Burns biograph Ih simply a record
of his love affairs, and the spasms of
repentance that followed his lapses are
made manifest in religious verse.
Poetry is the very earliest form of
literature, and is the natural expression
of a person In love; and 1 suppose we
might as well admit the fact at once,
that without lovo there would bo no
Poetry Ih the bill and coo of sex.
All poets aro lovers, and all loveri,
either actual or potential, are poets.
Potential poets are the people who read
poetry, and so without lovers the poet
would never have a market for liis
If you cease to ho moved by religious
emotionss if your spirit is no longer
•urged by music and you do not linger
over cortain IIiiob of poetry, it is b«-
cause the love instinct in vour heart
has withered to ashes of rosea. It is
idle to Imagine Bobby Burns as a staid
member ot the Kirk; had he been, them
would now bo no Bobby Bums.
The literary nbullltlons of Robert
Burns, he himself has told us, began
shortly after he ranched the age of indiscretion; and the occasion wan his
being paired in tho hay-Hold, according
to Scottish custom, with a txmiiloUMfl
This custom of pairing rtlll nndurf.*,
and is what tho t-tudontR of sociology
call an oxpcdltlom move,
Th« Protch are groat ocoiiomlsts— tin**
^greatest In the world.   Adam Smith,!
,th« tathw-of th* M'h'iiw of woimniii'*, j
wan a MMiU'hniAii Hint Draper, author »i j
•'A History «>f Civitituitioii," Hatly di>*|
•7i«M'- it.Ai A«1nim Si«.i'«i"* "W»^!;»j i.l.-
N7»(li.iii.' tut* thilumu -I tin- |i{*o|..»* of i *]
wtrth fur g<»otl mora than nny bonk i*v<«r j -i
written-M'tvo   iiuiiii    Tin*   Hcoli-li  nri'-l
hag young men and maiden in the hay-
field is not without its effect on esoterics,
also on vita) statistics; and I'm willing
to admit there may be danger in the
scheme, but life is a daugerous business
anyway—few get out of it alive.—Elbert
Hubbard; in "Little Journeys to the
Homes of English Authors."
Our great annual plague of colds is in
full swing. Almost everybody is either
about to have, or has, or Is just recovering from a cold. Cold-cures are selling
by tho ton. The druggists and the
doctors and the undertakers are reaping
a great harvest.
There aro three innln causes of this
FiiHt—Indigestion from overeating
and rapid eating.
Second—Too heavy clothing.
Third—Overheated houses.
A human being who is always shoveling in another meal upon tho still un-
that every man who feared an attack
of grip could mix a little quinine with
bis whiBkey. Out oi 208 sudden
deatb8an investigation revealed that
50 per cent, were of men who had
taken from one to four doses of whiskey and quinine within a few hours
before they died.
Dealer in
PIPES, &0.
Van Camp Lunch Goods, Confectionery and FVnit,
_ MINES, ..._    v :__
Grimmett Block, Reco Ave.
. Sandon, B. C.
Rents Collected.   District agent for
The Great West Life Assurance Co., Winnipeg, Man.
Agent Norwich Union Fire Insurance Comnany.
Connecticut Fire Insurance Co., of Hartford
■StnalFlrc Insurance Company.
Phoenix, of Hartford. Conn.,
1-acltk- Coast Fire Insurance Comimny,
Imperial Registry Company,
Tbe Dominion ol Canada, Ouarantoe and
Accident Insurance Company.
Newmarket Block.       New Denver
d. E. Angrignon
• ■ -, Tho Leading
'Plpcst Shop in the Slocan.
Brick Block,   Bellovue Ave., New
Denver, B. C.
Staple and Fancy
TAKE NOTICE that I, Daniel E. Sprague, the
owner of an undivided thrwi-foa'ths interest
in each of the above named mineral claims,
have expended tho sum of $10.^0 in doing the
annual assessment work required by section U of
the Mineral Act on the  said mineral claim
"Pansy," and for recordlnj-the certlfcateof
work issued therefor for the year ending tiie 29th
July, 1800; and the sum of $102.50 for doing such
work on the said mineral claim "Violet Fraction" and recording the certificate of work issued
therefor for the year ending the 9th August, 1900;
and the sum of si02.50 for doing such work on
the said mineral claim "Flower and recording
the certificate of work Issued therefor'for the
year ending the 12th August. 1900, and the sum
o( $102.50 for doinp; such work on the said mineral claim "May" and recording the certificate.
of work issued therefor for the year ending th*.
12th August, 1900, and the sum of $102.60 for doing such work on the said mineral claim "Rose-,
dale" and recording the  certificate of work-
issued therefor for the yenr ending the 8Srd October, 1900. A
And .take notice further, that I, the said Daniel E. Sprague, require you to contribute and
pay your proportion of such expenditure, being
one-eighth ofthe amount expended in respect ot
each of the said mineral claims, together with
tbe costs of this advertisement, and that If you
fall or refuse to contribute your said proportion
of such expenditure, together with the costs of
this advertisement, within ninety days from the
date of tbe first publication of this notlne, I will
at the expiration of .aid ninety days olaim to
have vested lnt me, as your co-owner, your interest in such of the said mineral claims, as yon.
shall have failed or refused to coutribute your
said proportion of the said expenditure in connection therewith, together with the costs of this
advertisement, pursuant to section 4 ot the
"Mineral Aot Amendment Act, 1900."
The address of me, tbe said Daniel E. Sprague
for the purposes of payment hereunder, la care of
McAnn &Maokay, Barristers, Kaslo,B.C.
Dated tht 27th day of November. 1900.      .
■ St      t       DANIEL E.SPRAGOE.
, Agent for
_Q1_A_QI-1V|_ A .All l..Q.«lf-i|u _„
Three Porks
B. C
Provides accommodation for
the travelling public	
Pleasant rooms, and good
meals. The bar is stocked
with wines, liqaors and
HUGH M\EN, Proprietor.
Situate lu the Arrow Lake Mining Division of
West Kootenay District.    Where located:—
On Mineral Creek, about thne miles from its
. junction with Cariboo Creek.
-TAKE NOTICE That I, F.C. Ureen.of Nelson ",
1 B.C., acting as agent for William H.Burtt,'
F. M. C. 82,478, {Jeorge H. D .err, F. M. C.8»,«6»,
and George M. Annis, F. M. C. No. B 80,949,
Intend, sixtv days from the date hereof, to
apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of
Improvement, for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown Grant of the above claim.
And farther take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance
of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 20th day of October, 1900
F. C. QUEEN, 1» L.8.
HII.VKR   KKEK   Mineral Claim.
Situate In the Slocan Mining D
DtvUton of West
e looaU-d:   On
The Programme include*
Elffht Curling-
Jfri'/ll I'WIIH'I VMltilH ul fllt'l J.',*. .
'IV   iiriu-lkM  ni  iittlrliiK*   hhmi   nnd  tj f1/.tlf.-|afa
women in thi* (mv-fidil i't't*. the work \ { VsOIli-GHliS
•linn'     <hi<-  uiitii  mikI  woman  t-:«""K i ;S        rnii*-r ti»«» nn.vt'-*'- «f
ilown lb* jjm»<i*fiMwn |»tm *tti*l<l uttttt.t 4        •,,v* ■"••■•■■*-»->> <■ >*< ■■••* -*-•><»•' »»
Htifi»r nnrt <tolh  i»y th«* way.   Th-'v J* ™
would iwvei maltM day, l>til a »..'im*.hi.> | fr
"of a i!fln*«ri or mure men ami wouk-ii j ft IlOC-Cy
i. ¥ i_t  .
■«•.,„«» ..,.** ....-,. ,,..,,-»,-*.• *...\.\ tmt wntilil
«Ji>« t»i «4 mimk.   iuhcottaiu! tbt' hay*'
)i«i%v->1 i» *ln.tt—*l,««ii \ht- 3.1a** U >■■ t
hl'ioiii, j«Ht riiihi to inaki* iln? \m*i  hay, j
it *»»-'. Iw- c'H     Ami m lli«» im-ii .imI
Hotw'it. lli«* hov-i ami triri* *ally  Uitth
It 1* 1 »-'lh fin nil* tt-rif. I*x*ir#»~l ior«ar«l
to with fond anlirifwilon. ami ^..~*«i
h.vt^ ttp-'»n "ifi'i .-«'-"-"' >■"*•} mrrrr>rt*»t  .»-•
oth<f»r**i*« «*> Ui« <**.* '»*> h''
Bui lh«* all mtki* bay w|»sl*'thf tun
:Phfnr-#amifwint If joy.   ybwtk* ar»|
allowed dnHn* hayfitf Urn* thai o»Kmw-j
Fmr **«l»r, 4»i»t«r«»nl
t.*<H<«' « h»M|.|n*..»lltp*rtf H.<*.
HitowMhoe ItucoA
Ski Uuccb
.>ii«tiitiu liacen
I'.tt I'riivtnclnt riinmiJl.iii.Hlpii for
,*l«*n anil Itoyn
Cutler suiil Uok
Hr» r» r\ <*       ,.«ir«.«Mi»#*n,	
Miners, Attention
Payne Mountain
fPAKE NOTICE that I, Arthur 8. Farwell
1 actliiR as affent for M. C Monaghan, No. B
aono.astoone^tslf; H. W.IVel. No. .510,u to
one-qtmrter. and Lester H. Snyder, No. BsflSHO,
mi to one-quarter, undivided Interrsti, Intend, M
davs from the date hereof to apply to tlie
Mining Recorder for a ccrtlltcBte of Improvements for the purpose of oliulnlnir a Crown
grant of the above claim.
Awl furtherUke notice that action under section 97 must be commenced before the iMuanr*
of sneh wrtlflcatnof Improvements.
Dated this istu day of December, A D..190O.
U--(HIU A, 8. FAKWbLL.
CODY   I'B ACTION and  J OK Kit FltAC-
TION Mlnt-rnl Claims.
Hltunie   In the   Slocan   Mlnlnv DlrUloii of
Went KooU-uar District,    where locatedt
On the Freddy Ix* Mimntaln near the Freddy
Lee Mineral Claim, about a mile from Cody
•rAKKNWlCK ThKt I. W. A. Illlmooir, as
1   nvent for William Murray   llotsforil, free
miner*<-e>tlH(-at«Nn. B 44K-W, mid John M»o-
Qulllan    free miner's  r«niti-*t*  No. li 17061,
Intend60ilayi> from thndsteberwif to sjiply lo th*
"'   ' ~ *       * '—    of  |VT
t thc above cUlms.
Mlnlnif Recorder for a
••ertlttcate of Improv**
imiiU fpr the purpose ol obialnlns i'ruwn trranla
And furthir takf-ni'tl.'i- tl»»t aolloii uud- r •**-
tl(ni37 must lieramnienr-rd l*f<iri- tin- Mnanwof
diith certillcates of Improvwine nts.
ll.il-.l tltl* /nd >U\ -.1 .i'*iiiMi>. l.-i.i,
Coastlujr Contests    Cnrnlvnl Musqiicrntfo
^    $3,000 in Tronhiesand Prizes
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V-nr tnah*^ pil%ttm%Mr* 9*0 fM»«i*r* *wi n-iHirtwiw*. *r mAa»*-.»
If. W. •". .IAC««<»V, *r+-y « * nival t'nmmHt**-, lt«..U»tl. H.i
(tiitta Porclin  Wator-priM>r Fust? Jias
Ih_cii proved and not found wanting
No miss-holes.   No running.
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ti.«*. .•  *»   -.. Aui., V* iiutit+k THE LEDGE, NEW DKJSVER, B.C., FEBRUARY
If you?resore
To the core,
With aching bonas,
And husky tones
When you speak,
And you're weak
Iu the knees.
And you sneeze,
And often cough
Your head.near off,
And you note
That your throat
Feels quite raw,
And your jaw
Feels as if"
You'd got a biff
And dull pains
Vex your brains,
Then you've caught it,
You have got it-
It's the grip.
If you feel
The heat steal
O'er your frame
Like a flame,
Till you burn
And'you yearn
For chunks of ice
At anv price,
Then like a flash
Tho shivers dash
From head to feet,
A chill complete,
And you shake,
Aud you quake,
And there's dosire
And something hot
Right on the spot
To quickly drink,
And you think
Bight there and then
You'll ne'er be warm again,
Then you've caught it,
You Have got it —
It's the grip.
It's in the air,
It's everywhere;
The microbe of the grip
It's on another trip,
And up and down,
Through all the town,
By night and day
It seeks its prev,
And it's the fad
And you are sad,
Or even mad,
Or if you sneeze, ;
Or cough or wheeze,
Or feel too warm,
Or chills alarm
To wear a look of grim dismay
And hoarsely say:
"I've caught it, •■-=
I've got it-
It's the grip."
—Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph,
H. R. Jaatrow, in the Mining _ Engineering Journal of New York, says:—
Possibly no European country that possesses mineral deposUs to any extent
has been so unfortunate in the develop-
gal. Among the list of natural resources existing in this little kiugdom,mines
occupy a front rank. In many districts
there are deposits of iron, antimony,
eopper, tin and coal. These minerals,
which abound in various sections,would
be a source of considerable wealth to
the country under a system of serious
and energetic development. But up to
the present little or no practical progress has been made in this direction,
with thu result that the country is
gradually being left fat* behind in industrial and economic advancement.
Thus far. altogether 500 mining con
cessions have been granted in Portugal,
covering an area of about 110,820 acres-
612 concessions represent mines with an
area of 67,386 acres, producing metallic
ores; 29, with 18,840 acres, produce coal;
12 are coal and iron mines (22,700 acres),
while 7 concessions represent ground
containing deposits, amounting to 1,804
acres, of asphalt, graphite, asbestos, etc
Even the mines, (or which condftsMons
have been obtained, are little developed,
the majority being untouched, notwith
standing tho fact that few need deep
boring. On the contrary, almost all
tbe large deposits can easily be worked
(or many years before heavy expenditures for shaft sinking will become
Practically the only Portuguese mines
in actual operation at present are the
eopper deposits at San Domingos and
Tlnoca; the coal mine* of PejacBuareo*,
Paasal de Balxo and rfan Pedro da Cova;
the manganese rolnox of Freixal, Per-
rajredo and Cerro das Camas FreliMi
the lead nines of Bracal and Malhada*
the iron mlnra of Ayret and Han Bar*
tholom-fKO and the antimony mines of
Tapada do Padre and Valle de Achat
In these mine* the production Is com*
paratlvHy small, only about tt,000 *M«r
•ont In all being tmiployml in the com-
I'lnttd iiidUNtrlw..
A«ki« from instil'.»of fl nance ,*noth«*i
great obstacle in the way of Porlajral't.
growth an a mineral producer In the
serious lack of «ran-»p«>rtaMon facilities
Almost all the min*-* am lorat<*d in the
interior, som« itt»tauc« from both the
railroads and tbe sea The shipment
of ore* to tbe chief market* l* therefore
• «tnni<»4   w»l»l.    *nn,'M»*»Mi»    ««*»*»•*
• -nr*l ««Inrtff ** »!-.• wsnf.ftf «n«-h f«<*tVltt<«
ts felt little will ifnuhtlem he dnr,»* In
the mim* farth<*r.t inland. There are,
hii*»«*vi-r, rttinM»r*<ii« >lepo«lt* w rich In
orwi that it wrroM pay to lay tracks
many years, not only enough for home
consumption but for export. Coal is
also plentiful. San Pedro da Cova
alone possesses 4,000 acres of anthracite,
while the supply of soft -anthracite in
San Pedro is estimated at 11,500,000
tons. In addition there is a large
supply of brown coal in Leiria, the
suitability of which has already been
proven, ae well as the lump coal mines
of Cabo Mondege, whose wealth is considered inestimable, and which will produce easily between 80,000 and 100,000
tons annually. Other products useful
in the steel industry that exist in quantities, and of good quality, are limestone and manganese ore.
'•Well,'' said Mark Twain to the
amateur photographer, "you didn't
miss me altogether, as the sheriff of
the jail at Pretoria did. I visited
there and tried to cheer up the prisoners by telling them that if they
weren't in that jail they'd probably
be in some other. I told them they
ought to be thankful that they didn't
have to worry about where their next
meal was coming from—as I did.
"The sheriff liked me so well he
wanted to keep me for a year or two,
but I told him that I had promised to
patronize home industries when I
needed any jails. ,
"He said he was sorry, for he'd
rather have me for a prisoner since
he had heard me lecture that any
one he knew."
It was on his first visit to the Pretoria jail, to see the Johannesburg
reformers, that Mark Twain said it
had been the dream of his life to get
into jail, but misfortune dogged his
footsteps. Whenever he had committed anything it always happened
that no witnesses were around, and
he had never had sufficient reputation for veracity to get himself convicted without corroborative evidence,
"There is ho place on earth," he
said, "where a man could get such
uninterrupted quiet as in jail. 'Pilgrim's Progress' would never have
been written if Bunyan had not been
In jail, and Cervantes was privileged
to suffer in durance vile, and thus
was enabled to write 'Don Quixote.'
These two roamed about on the wings
AfJmQnr]i.&l-*!An___A_u_rliK.nn!__nAHn-i am.*).
v*~~*tuaigi>sa<v_.\su~vKOK7wi *utu^~|/€iiiD7~ctiJv_~
enjoying the intoxicating delights of
war without personal danger."
Twain ended by telling the prisoners that the insidious charms of jail
life would increase the longer they
remained in jail. He said he felt
this so strongly that he meant .o ask
Oom Paul to extend tlieir sentences.
—New York Journal.
Gehenna turned loose on .earth! A
Merry Christmas—and a Happy New
Year—for God only intended this land
fpr rich gamblers and cunning fakirs
and rough riders, ana if you will only
believe such rot,and keep your mouth
shut, you will be gloriously happy-
after you give up the ghost.—The
New Dispensation. .
"Down in the south," remarked a
man at one of the olnbs, "there exists
more of a religious atmosphere than
there is here in the north. So much
ofthe stories they tell have a sectarian flavor to them. One that I heard
while in Charleston was entirely new
to me, and it appeared to be so in the
circle of gentlemen where I heard it.
It ran this way: A dignified old
gentleman stood on one ot the oity
wharves watching an old darkey who
was fishing. No word passed between them until the darkey landed
a good sized lish. This was unhooked
and there was a look of disgust on
the face of the fisherman as he threw
the fish back into the water.
"Why did you throw that fish back
into the water instead of keeping
him, uncle?" queried the onlooker.
"He no good, massa."
"What kind ot a fish was it ?"
"We calls 'em Baptist fish, sah."
"And why Baptist fish, uncle?"
"Ah couldn't say fo' sure,  massa,
but I spects it's because dey spiles
soon a6 you gets 'em outen the water."
—Globe Democrat
The sight of a pleasure in which
we can not or else will not share
moves us to a particular impatience.
It may be because we are envious, or
because we are sad, or because we
dislike noise and romping, being so
refined, or because, being so philosophic, we have an overweighing
sense of life's gravity; at least, as we
go on in years, we are all tempted to
trown upon our neighbor's pleasure.
People are nowadays so fond ot resisting temptations; here is one to be
resisted. They are fond of self denial; aero is a propensity that cannot
be too peremptorily denied. There
is an idea abroad among moral people that they should make their
to make good—myself. But ray duty
to my neighbor is much more pearly
expressed by saying that I have to
make him happy, If I may.—Robert
Louis Stevenson.
"A   HKilltY   CHRISTMAS!"
Why celebrate Christmas? What
have wo to do with the birth of the
Prophet ot the brotherhood of man?
There is no peace on earth, there is
no good will toward men. Those in
power, those, unfortunately, who have
Influence—the Church and state—do
not want peace on earth or good will
toward men. Trust magnates and
Methodist bishops agree alike on this
and there are many, very many, with
slanted omniums who follow these
bellwethers down to death. Yet
America will celebrate Chrhtmas;
and heaven will sigh—and hell will
A Merry Christmas, thon to the
widow and orphan of the dead Tagp.l!
A Merry Christmas to the desolate
home of tho Boer! A Merry Christ*
mas to hungry thralls and hopeless
helots I A Merry Christmas to the
starving *nd shivering—-their name
Is legion-tula December mornt A
Merry Christina* all up and down the
Una of plutocracy's lurid tragedy of
H7v«r.       »um|*ed on every
garment, insures
V tf ) <*• genuine
mm mm JHtf m/rim 9wtkw mm>     mm mm
the meet peffrn. mm h*jfrin'ot,
mow tkligiKfully todbrtabte
uiu»rw«..r hi uk    Endorsed j
t>y pfcnkiMa.
•_» «...   <■»,„.... .
[Comleuseii advertisement,, such as For8ale,
wanted, Lou,Strayed, Stolen, UlrtHs, Deaths,
Marriages, Personal. Hotels, Leiral, Medical,etc,,
are inverted when not exceeding W vords for
.5 cents each Insertion. Eat-li Ave woids or less
over 2 - words are live cents additional.]„
NB1.80N, B. O.      Cor. WARD & 11AKEB Sta.
if Co
IUM. Themoittcomplete tl CA I TU
on me Continent «f North Anwrl- fi CA L I n
ca. Situated raldit scenory un- nrn IV D T
rivalled for Grandeur. Boating, ll C 0 U If |
.'IkIiIiw end Excursions He-Idem Pliyslclau
and Nurse. '(Vlegraphlo communication wllh all
part* of tlie world; two malls arrive aud depart
every dav. Its bathes cure all nervous and
mu-icuLur diseases! Iu waters heal all Kldnvy.
Lil.er aud .Stumauli Allmenu. Terms: »14 to j.8
tint »«-*-. _cc..rdlui* to residence In hotel or
villas. The price of a round-trip ticket between
New Denver and Halcyon, obtainable all the
year roind and irood for 80 days, Is iflib, Hal*
cyon Sprint*. Arrow Lake. B. C. 	
R HKYLAND, Enirtneor and Provincial
Land Surveyor.  Sainton,
r. TEKTXtH. * CO., Nelson, 11. C
■tester* in ell Draffs and Atmytnt Hurt*
M.n«ral "W_-,t«-M_.
Than* t Co., Md , soli*ajfi'iil* for Haleron
ster, XthMi
f K. OAMKRON, fUiidon, Msnuftetures
•I. dnU.Ui«r loor-l-r. and solicits imIkmisk*
fr-im all rl-»»**.
IIM.1K   MROH., Nslsurt,  an em In the
4 front with th* toil tin* <»( _»«!•.-blalnsMe
Inihulrlliieof IiusIihm.
Wliolaa&le   Uerohants.
■ h~   v... u
PUMk mcMcmn
* iiu> ti>   ^i.ki>vA4.i,A^kit<yi h<«
!  _
After the Smoke of the Battle
Of the Holiday Trade has been cleared away it is well to'
!come back to the Svery-Day-Basiness of the year as quickly as
We have the best made pianos
in Canada.   They have stood the
)(J[ test in the Kootenays now for 13 years.
[jJFor Pianos
)Q( test in the Kootenays now for 1
Mm 1$ KING
Call and inspect them.
Our Jewelery Manufactory and Watch Department is in full
swing.   Send in your ordera.   They will have our prompt attention,!
NEta, bc At Jacob Dover's, "The Jeweler"\
^ourwj^jBj^aonh^ ar^w^wjU repair it, with a guarantee to run right. W
Hill Bros.
Manufacturers of
Orders shipped to all parts
Country.     Mill at head
—Slocan Lake.—
Postoffice address. Rosebery.
I have a number of Suits
for Men and Boys that
are Al in every respect,
which I will sell at actual cost. Regular price
$14 and $16; bargain
price $10 and $12, No
catch; straight bargains
for you.      Take one?
at   DAN
New Denver.
Hauling and Packing to Mines,
and general local business.
New Denver, It. O.
Tt'KKKR.   BKKTON   *  CO., Wholesale
1    Mvrchante s-m! Impurutrsi Liquors, Clears
and Iwy »»<■**».   N*i*ii. Vanroovrr. Victoria,
I  TOHM   CBOLHIITCn   *   CO.,     Nelson.
■■itt      4^ft«.u*IMl^«l.  *-* iwirtl.Wi..'. Mris*P.tflli*riiirf (Iv*****^*!
l1*w1t»*nt» i
anythlniryoo want.
j* 141-r"	
I will now sell
Hollo,      Films,
Kodaks at
American prices.  Sand (or prices oa
yoo want.
rKATIIKAR... Kaslo, D. C
♦ .W|Ooldand8llv«r..|.TS
Oold^llrV.copp'r IM
Samples by mall recelvt prompt attention.
Rich Ores and Bullion Bought.
H» lftth Ht„ Denver, Goto.
Brewers of Fine Lager Beer and Porter—the best in the land,
ence solicited.   Address—-
K. REISTERER & CO., Nelson, B.C.
Coal, Iron,
Steel, Blowers,
Water Motors,
Truax Ore Cars,
Ore Buckets,
Rails, Belting,
Packing, Wire Rope.
Tin and Sheet
Have shops in nearly all the can)ps q,nd cities	
irrKoo^5ay~ana^^ Bo^Tlaf^r^^TheyTeUThe
best meat obtainable and aim to live satisfaction to every customer. Try aTline of their
P.   BURNS  &   CO.
Wine Co.,
Wholesale dealers In
Choice Wines
and Fragrant
Cigars^  ^^
Agents for Calgary Beer.
Family ft Commercial.
4% *%>%*%+/%<%%<%**+>
Fitted with every modern
convenience. Special protection against lire. Rates $2.50
and $3 per day.
I'. O. Bos ITo.
HANIXW, B (.'.
Report* Examination, and Management.
Has had IA years etiwrlenee In dental work, tad
msk«- a spselaiiy ot Oold llrldfe Week.
Most complete Dental Office in B, C
rUliniHTWl ft W>tiTRtTOH
viit (W*» vt-ttt -r
General Drayin ?: Mining: Supplies and Heavy Transport* !vTi
ation a Specialty.       ! r,i.v_
»*>« *ai«r.
During lh^ |>*M ft+t i'ortitural'e iron
ni»4N he** tw-ert th*- «ntt)»-ct of f*r«fal
iafMtJfatiAn and ttuily at ttu» baeda of
Vflm**n,o*liig to th* (art thai auroral
eotarpr(*tny( t'ottui|tt«w h*ve caa*.«(fe«l —__
tat Btaa of Iraikliac Mast (arnacta a^i^_   tk. "*"* .    .. „
i l        i „A   i_ •     .«_ t      i   'Oaf najpfa#a wafo»a mr*& at) fton-
ti*n tor a tw*#_B«* iron indaetr-f.   Thrfal '     _
if^earty ^ .r*=n *w*t eaflljr afevaaiWe,] ~~"
a.i-l ll ♦ 4*f4»it* urt- -uffir^nllv rl.b U»\ Si-tdlC BMieS Uf PtCI -UOUtt.
| r»vi«l«j f.tr -m <*xttitsiv« iadu.lry  !or\       Peed Subiea tl !f*W Dtat«*.
V v.
r. »«
llrlCyr.  Xoury Kbllf.    MswJrt.,
♦»rj/ KrMar si Hil»tn*-.
tUn9, B
.,  MorkIM*. Wottirjr l^*ae     *»***.».
ai-a (Met at K*w v*9**t s*#ry Matariaf
a., RMiMet.
Slwi Sill 1.
•riiE :nti>A*'i» wor«R, ytti^yii. c,
I    ••**„-• mini 9rrf**m*»l»tt.*A r«trswltf*.
Is* Mel»-«»r«*iip-
f ri
**   uarataa * ilasiaaaw
Fred. Irvine & Co.
Clearance Sale
Now in progress. Hosiery, Drens Goods, Milks, Table Linens,
Towels, Millinery, Mantles, Furs, Carpets, Curtains, Remnants
from all drparUnents at BARGAIN PRICES. Dress Goods
and Bilks—anything in this department at 20 per cent, discount.
Fura—balance of our stock— at 25 per cent, discount. Mantles-
Ladies'Jackets, Coats and Golf Capes at less than cost. Skirts:
Ladies' ready made from $2 upwards. Men's Wear: Fleece lined
Underwear from OUc each up.   Bargains in Men's Ties, etc.
Fred. Irvine & C0a,   I **** r^mo* i \
JfELSON, B. C I      A specialty.
■ linilllftniTTTT ^^^^^^mm^m^m^m^^^^^	


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