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Volume IX. . No, 49.
NEW DENVER, B. C, SEPTEMBER 4, 1902.
Price, $2,00 Year
IN
ADVANcr
Canadian prosperity I
1——_ £
, Great Strides Being Made and the Future Brighter ht
Than It Ever Has Been. ^
In everv Canadian province but
British Columbia the wave of prosperitv
is felt, and it is good to see the hearty
frasp of conlidence with which Cans,
ians are beginning to take hold of
things. It is only a question of a short
time until British' Columbia, too, will be
in'the swim.
Speaking of Canada's prosperity,
Robert Munroe, president of the manufacturers' Association, says in a well-
written article in the Canadian Magazine :
" Never was the country so prosperous, never our people so harmoniously
optimistic The external trade tor the
fiscal year ending June 30 is reported
to be $423,000,000, or an increase pf ten
per cent, over last year. Of manufactures the increase is 15 per cent, so
that the increase in our industrial exports has more than kept pace with our
phenomenal increase in other departments."
Commentingupon President Munroe's
utterances, Stapleton Coldecott, writiug
in the Toronto Globe, says:
"Yet, in the face of this admitted
great prosperity, evidence of which we
see on every side, an evident desire is
showin fotv asking the people of this
cotretfyT;d"T»irSBHr"to~auditioual- taxa--
tion in the name of protection to our
manufacturing interests, for this, I take
it, is the meaning the manufacturers attach to what they call a 'thorough revision of the tariff, upon lines that shall
transfer to the wordshops of the conn-
try the manufacture of much of the
goods which under present conditions
are imported from foreign countries.
If at tbe present these goods are not
being made in this country, I presume
it means that a protection varying
from 20 to 25 per cent, ia not enough to
keep out imports from other countries.
"Now 1 can well understand that the
manufacturers will never be satisfied
until they Jget the wall of protection
erected  ho high that all   competition
shall  cease,  Mid  the whole trade  of
Canada placed entirely at their mercy.
But do they think that the great majority of our people will over consent to
such monopolies.    Free trade is  the
natural condition of things, and wherever any body of men want this natural
condi'lon reversed they must mppl>
most convincing reasons for the change
At present wo'aro happy lo the fact
that seven cut of every ten of our population are farmers, a condition which,
we hope, will long continue, for the
fact Is admitted that in other countries
leaving of the farms and entering the
cities Is a great  and increasing evil.
Why then should we by legislation seek
to draw people from the land, of which
we have million.-*, of acres yet untouched
by tho hand of man, to inatittfHctures
which at present would require a tax
upon the people of not less than 35 per
cent, before they could compete successfully wi'h good* made elsewhere?
Again, while   manufin-iuroi-s   are at
liberty to push their views with the tit-
most vigor mid Ability, would il not bo
wise to remember Unit the present %o.
emmuiu woiv put tut'.i jwiwi.t muni the
principle of u revenue tariff, and that
the country demanded, imt an increase,
but a Mihntaiitiiti dwie im» *A Hie taiiff
at the tlm* they assumed the reigns of
power? Mr. I arte calls Ate government
A free trade govciiiutcnt, and such it i<
supposed to be, mh far as it can go forward to remove the whack Iks thst b.iul
and     hinder     trade    development,
remembering the old doctrine,  ' The
more you tat dog-* the les« dog* you
will have,' and *.» llie tome you u\x
trade the lets trade will he the natural
result. But apart from this, why should
our tanners—who cannot be protect ed
(though you may put upon thu statute
book* a dutv upon farm  products), for
«U that the farmer raises finds Us value
fixed, with dome rare inceptions, hy
the world's price—why should our greatest  Ints-Mt be thiin' heavily  taxeo ?
There are always a number of natural
industries that are indigenous to our
condition, which will always te\mj mid
nro»nf»r, snd. under s revenue tariff,
many other industries that wiiiMinre(
it'iiiX   iluCu   iin-i..Ci.,.*.'   yi'tiliXiiy*.   .-..i   *,
revenue tariff will give.
•' The great question to be answered I
is, what will best develop the great re j
source that Uod has to abundantly
biassed us with ? and the aimwer is be I
yond aii question, vntuit yu, V'l'i**-* n-nn
our unoccupied territory now, the best
and Urgent in the world, and hist as we
do this will our country grow In wraith.
Lata*, in tiie language of President
Munroe, be content to develop* steadily
and not aim at too rapid expansion.
At prm*nt mnnnfaeinrers mn do no
belter thing fer themselves and ior the
etmntry than w tarn their energies
towmrdi the attainment ol rapid and
cheap transportation. This, wilh the
settlement of ibe question of -tore put-
aetf arbitration tn labor disputes, will
give a g»«al lift   (orvard to the pro*
perity of Canada, place manufacturers
upon a logical and safe foundation, and
remove from the country the great
danger that comes from the present unsatisfactory condition of the labor
question and" the right and wrong use
of unionism."
THK   BIGNESS   OF   CANADA
it ia always au interesting pastime to
formulate comparisons by which the
vast area of Canada may be more fully
realized. In an article iu Leisure Hour's
for August Frank Yiegh has the following iparagraph, under the head of
"The Bigness of Canada ": The Canadian can at least boast of the area of
his native laud, comprising 3,653,000
square miles, or near'yon-twelfth of the
land area of the world, and. excluding
Alaska, larger than the United States
It.extends over twenty degrees of latitude, equal to the distance from Con-
stantinopleito the north pole. Twenty-
eight United Kingdoms, seventeen Ger-
manys. eighteen Frances, twenty Spains
and thirty-three Italys could be accommodated within its borders, or three
British Indias, or the whole Australian
commonwealth     Canada   forms   one-
whole-British-empir-ei—it-is
large enough to give each inhabitant of
the Dominion over 400 acres of land
The American Geographical Society
has asserted that there are over a mil
lion square miles of practically unexplored territory in Northern Canada.
There are 12,000 miles of coast line, and
tho waves of three oceans beat upon
her shores. r,'wo Switzerland-* could
be sunk in Lake Superior. Hudson
Bay, HU) miles wide and 1,800 miles
from north to south, would swallow up
Norway, Sweden, Denmark aud Belgium. The great distances are indicated by tbe waterways. There is continuous navigation from the mouth of
the St. Lawrence river to the ;head of
Lake Supeilor, a distance of 2,381 miles.
The Mackenzie river, (lowing into the
Arctic ocean, is over 2,000 utiles long;
if it ran east and west it would stretch
half way across the Dominion. There
are four great parallel mountain ranges
on tho Pacific Hlope, Mount Hooitor,
10 000 feet high, being the king of the
peaks. Halifax is nearly 4,000 miles
from Victoria, greater than tliedistauce
across the Atlantic from Halifax to London. Canada has room for one hundred
million people.	
A   RBCOIID   BARVKST.
Canadn Iim now the assurance of the
most bountiful year In her historv, and
the harvest now being gathered "is certain to make an important addition to
the wealth of her people, says the Toronto Globe. In Ontario the wheat
crop will bo 25,000,000 bushels, or almost live million bushels more than last
year. The oat crop will be 105,000,000
u gain of over twenty-seven million
bushels as compnred with the output of
last year and the vield in barlev is es
timated at 21,000,000, a «ain of 4,4*00,oou
bushels In addition to these crops
Hu' province will have H,iW-i,17u bushel*
of rye, tl,*i3 !M4 hu*hel*of puHa,iUW,000
bushel-, nf beam, ami 1,055, UW tons of
hay These crops atone will be worth
at a conservative estimate $ll2,<«Jii,i»0
And thin doe* not include ihe live Mock
of the province, which is one if the
most important lines ol Agrictilttii'itl
production Thi" product of the forest
and the mine are not included in this
Volume of weitlth, nor i» the output nf
tlie manufacturing industries. A«ri-
cullure is ttill the basic industry oh in
tnrio, and the present year ha* shown
results that will be an uttpre-c-edeiitwl
stimulant tc everv department of trade
and Industry. The province Is enjoying a growing time, and the extension
ot wltleinent Into new territory Use
rompanlwt by a commensurate'expansion of commerce and manufacture.
The still more imposing harvest of
Manitoba and the Territories, while a
direct source of wealth to tlnv prairie
couutry, and a demount mt ion of its capacity m-ft a to u* a**cu tuvuw, *mm,nt
i-l   J.ui.i.y3^'j".it.Uiu,   *it>   ill*.i.   i,    '.iiiiri-c   fit
profitable commerce to older Canada,
in counting up our gains we must not
take llie pfke* received by the inducers atone, for hoth inland and lake
trui sportatlnii areCsiiadian enterprises
*l.--.ftk    -iV.V.    I'll'i.'.'-i'l.tlii*   y,i.\^    U..    .,(.....    #.*..*...*
foe* to Canadian productive ir»du*try
The railway* and lake ateamtliii,** are
productive enterprises, and thev de
their part in furnishing the Hritish consumers with wheat and other grain,
tlieir services being quite as useful and
necessary as those of the men who
plough snd reap or make tne implements of the farm. A larire part nf the
mean UHO»|.nrU*.i«ti nuts U in us
foreign capital, bat tbe consumers on
the other Mm of tbe Atlantic must pay
Canadian industry not only tot pmdac-
tng the crop, but for hauling it to the
seaboard. Manitoba has more than
two million acres under wheat crop,
with every proi-pe.-t of an average of
thirty bushels to the acre, which will
mean a crop ot (50,000,000 bushels In
the Territories there are about 585,000
aercs of wheat, estimated to yield 17,
500,000 bushels Here we have a con-
servattve estimate of a crop that will
return 8*>O,O0O,O00 to the Dominion, or
will 'supply wealth to that extent to
Canadian 'productive enterprise Our
highest record of home-produced wheat
and flour exported was in the year end
irn-j' with .June, 1898, when the aggregate value was $22,700,005, and we
must remember shat the whole Dominion iriuet be provisioned from our
wheatfields before the surplus for export can be available. But the home
market is quite as profitable as' the
market abroad, and domestic trade is
as advantageous as the trade which
crosses our borders. In Manitoba and
the . erritories the area of the oat crop
.is slio'htlv over 1,000,000 acres, which
will vield from 00 to 100 bushels to the
acre.' This willmean another$25,000,000
added to the value of the western crop.
The barley crop in the west covers
about 360,000 acres, and will probably
be worth about $4,500,000.
Canada's Sfarlue Importation.
Canada stands eighth in point of
ownership of vessel tonnage among the
nations of the earth, leading Spain
Sweden, Holland, Denmark, Greece)
Japan, Turkey and other countries. Ab
of yore, Britain'heads the list, thti
United Spates being second, then Ger-;
many, Norway, France, Italy, Russiai
and Canada.   " '
COMPULSORY'  ARBITRATION,
" I can't tell you any news now, because there isn't any to tell," said Mr.
Burbidge. "No agreement or understanding of any kind was reached. 1
believe," however, that we shall have
something to give out in a few days
Certain negotiations,are pending and
would have been closed now,, iu my
opinion, were it not for the fact that
Beveral men prominent in the smelter
trust are away at summer resorts and
other places." There will be no more
formal conferences, as 1 understood it,
but there may be a few meetings between people interested on both sides
in pursuance of the negotiations now
pending "
TROUT   LAKE   NOTES.
Ai the NettieiL. there are about thirty
meri working at present. A number of
these are engaged building a new cook
housj.
Oil Fridav last P. A. Lindgren re-
ceivid a telegram from A. C. Garde,
mamger of the Payne mine in the Slocau, directing him to begin work on
the Vinson View with a force of four
men. Mr. Garde has secured a bond on
thisand the adjoining claim owned by
.Gus) Erickson. The first payment on
the (bond, which amounts to a large
figire, will be made within a period of
thirty days.
S\J. Graham has just come down
fron Cromwell hill and reports a fine
showing of two feet of galena and
canonates on the Mazama No. 1, ad
joiring the I X L on the northeast. He
has stripped the lead for 206 feet, which
proved up a uniform width of two feet,
anc bethinks that there is no doubt
but that he has uncovered the 1 X L
leal proper on the Mazama No. 2, and
if ajsays back Mr. Graham's judgment
.aqjarlyLshipment will be made—Topic.
The report of the commission ap-i
pointed by the Victoria parliament to
inquire into the New Zealand compulsory arbitration law is entirely favorable. The commission took a great
deal of pains in collecting evidence,
their witnesses being selected from all
ranks and interests in the communities
where they prosecuted their inquiries,
and with scarcely au exception the
testimony was favorable to the act. It
is true there were suggestions that it
was defective in this, that or the other
particular, but ou the principle of compelling arbitration and making ihe decision of the arbitration court eniorcible
t>y law there was scarcely a dissenting
voice. The only comment that is hoard
from the incredulous ones is that which
has been luged against it from the beginning, namely, that it will break
down when the country encounters the
lean years which are sure to come. It
will then bo the employers who will be
able to show tho necessity for reductions of wages, and when thearbitratlon
courts begin issuing orders to this effect the law will be put to a severe test.
It muxt be said, however, that some of
the labor leaders express themselves
frankly to the effect that the working
men willobev the decision o( the court
as promptly when It is against them as
as when it is m their favor, as thoy
have been almost universally since the
law came Into operation. The law has
been coincident with good times, aud
whenever the workmen have pre
ferred a request for higher wages they
have been able to convince the courts
that the masters were prosperous and
getting good prices for their products.
The gratilying feature of the situation
Is that during that whole period u-rither
masters nor men have lost a cent
through indunrial war. for durlnji the
whole time thnt tl vtillm fur higher teuge1
is being investigated work goes on a* if \
there were no such thing in the world
THK   rovgr KOOIKN VV    RAILWAY, i
A special from Ottawa sav* that J. N
iiieensbielil-, wdicitor for .Mackenzie & '
Mntiti, ami N'litusn  McLean and I) G
Miirilntiell, oi Vancouver, are arranging
with the geveritiiieiit re**r*irilitig the pro
posed ('oa»t-Kooieiiiiy railway.    I'  i-
stated that  Mackenzie & Maun, win
have   * chatter ior Mo* ssine   route.
prvvtouftly purrhi-e.!  frum Vancouver !
tmrtle*. have withd>»wn their opposi-'
tion to McLean Hros    With Mackenzie)
*k Malm, the Great Nn/itu-iu U Adlng.!
and Mr   UreenshleliU' claim that they I
have a lama tide intention of building
thn line    The withdrawal of opposition
to the new plan of McLean Dm* Im said
to be due to an underxtanding arrived
at betwciiii all p'lrtie*-*-, to the effect* that
the Him will W built as a Grent North-
i       *t i n..,      i
hae\'t'<\ \<M>a\\*t bv  Mi-Ki*it»,ie *  M*«n.l
The line will also have direct connection «nlt the Crow* Ne»t. where f'reat
Atol   Hill  ef  Mtef Vrv*tM  >t«i.ffiili.eni  ie
largely interested.
ISflTKItSI"!   *X1»   MINK  OW-SV.M*.
Fred Batbidge of the Bunker Hill and
Sullivan com puny, ha« returned from
Ibe recent conference between the rep
reeentatives of the tmeitwr tru*l and the
Coeur d'Aiene mine owners at Chicago.
The enoterenem was held to try to effect
a belter woiki-ng afrtetueiu. The
wine owrifr. want a higher price far
lesd *nd sn >ti«re*»e»i output, ll «stw-
fsctory terms are net granted hv the
tre-4 «bey wilt build a UOO-too *m*Uer
and rettnoty la gpoksne, «avi the
gpntamuia Review,
KLMORB   PROCESS  A    SUCCESS-
Harry Callahan, a well known mining
engineer, and formerly manager of the
Like View mine, is making a tour of
tte province In an interview concerning th6 Elmore process of oil concentration, Mr. Callahan said that there was
no doubt as to its practicability. He
had observed it In Co neon, but was of
the opinion, however, that the process
should not be applied directly to the
ore, as was the wish of tho Elmore people. He would.rather use it as a sec
ondarv treatment after the ore had been
concentrated in any ordinary method.
The slimes alone could thus be dealt
with aud a great body of country rock
got rid of before using the oil. The
question was merely one of cost and if
there was a good supply of cheap, heavy
oils in British Columbia,, and he understood that such was the case, there
would be little trouble on this score.
THK   B1U   «   C   BUNK   TO    KKSUMH.
A dispatch from Phoenix is authority
for the statement thatminiugoperations
aro to bo resumed this week on the B
C mine, situate about u mile and a half
from Eholt This miiie is owned by the
B. C Chartered company of Montreal.
It was worked with very little intermission from the summer of 1807 to last
January, when, owing partly to the
low price of copper, it was closed down
During 1000, which was the first year
oro was sent to the smelters in quantity (rom Boundary mines, the B C
shipped about 19,500 tons of ore of ex-
cellont grade to Trail. The output for
lflol was about 48,000 tons, and tho comparatively small -shipment- during the
current year sent the gross output ofthe
mine to date to about 7o,<-0* tons
NrUuii'a  .ilirrt  Can M"p.
On Su-nliiy night the hist run of the
cars t.f the Nelson Tramway company
win. made, according to the lm al oliicials.
and Monday the vehicles weie storeu
in the big barn on ll,»ll Mines road
awniling iiiAtructiiniK fnnn Kimlanil as
t" what is to be dime with them. All
*te\ Sunday the cars were well patron-
Ued and i'ii the evening the fate hnx*n
lieiauie clinked with ticket* nod .'oiii*.
iing before tin- time (oi Ntopidtig enme
round* TiierioMiiy dnwu of the service i» th" ie*ult nl ihe vo'e tin the bylaw to niiow tlu- fiiiiipitiiy lo run onlv
thiee tiimttho of tne year and still re-
lain their eiisrler, Tiie by-taw failed
Utcarry.
tlrttrr Trrattiitnt Itulf*.
T! G* Blstkitm-k, vlce-preildent of
Ihe War Kagle mh! Center War mines
in credited with tayltig that s redinfion
In charges of treatment have been se-
cured from th* Trail smelter nml under
fhe new eon»r««<l made P2.»s*> toniMtt
high grade ore a month n> to t>« rlitp|if<l |
lilm.   iln*    U'a.1    Lli.!,!*   AilA   f.V.',V,'^V,'.i.',VJ
mine* Mr Black vtock also stated that
he believed the mines were now able tn
handle 15 ore nrntiuhiv, mid a mill had
been secured to expriment with thewi
iow (trade mwa.
A*»ath»r ftM»lt*»r l*r^J»«l.
A report haa lieen «ent nut Irom St
I'aul, Minn., that American capitalists,
after teaching en uiider*tai>dlng with
the Great Northern railroad, have decided in erect a thou*and-Um custom
<mi»lffng plant in thw Kettle rt*er r*U
lr.y, in ihe vicinity iA Grand Porks.
HORN.
Limtcmn-At Slocan Hospital. Aug.
Slat, l»2, ia %ke wil* tAT ?. Uebmker
of Silverton, a deugbtar
S  S3
sSjn and About the Slocan and Neighboring Camps 8$
fS that are Talked About ^
LOCAL   NKWS   FLOAT.
Lucious grapes just arrived at Williams".
The Slocan ib tilling up with miners
There is work for all.
Several New Denverites took in the
cheap trip to Slocan Mondav.
A large number of ladies witnessed
the ball game Monday afternoon
When you waut eggs fresh from the
henery order them of H. Byrnes.
Mrs. Matheson has delicious eating
apples, pears, peacheB, melons, bananas.
You can quickly satisfy that melon
tooth now. Williams will show you
how it's done.
The ice man has been transformed
into the coal man, and we begin to
think of winter.
John Thompson of Sandon, and Miss
Kenty of Halifax, N S., were married
at Revelstoke last week.
Rev. McColl, and Rev. Seymour of
Slocan City are conducting special services at Sandon this week
—About—dfiy-of-the-Rossland-excursionists made a trip to New Denver
from Slocan Monday afternoon.
The Denverites who spent Monday
at Slocan report having a good time. A
large crowd wae in attendance from
Rossland and vicinity.
The annual fire in the vicinity of the
slaughter house was started this week
and is burning fiercely in the direction
of the. railroad track.
Frank Griffith is minus his zoo. His
family of goats tired of their confine
ment and skipped out while Frank was
in town telling about it.
Eight men are employed by the sawmill people cleaning out thecreek bed
at the head of the lake, More men are
needed but cannot be had.
The Byron N. White Co. are reported
to be nt the back of the proposed smelter at Kaslo. There are several "Ifs"
in tho way of that smelter.
Itev. McColl will revire from the
Presbyterian church herewith the end of
September, returning to his home in tho
East to take up another field.
One of the features that interested
the visitors from Rossland and Trail
Monday was the nourishing Uo wer gardens and fruit orchards about New
Denver.
Wm, Thompson, Jas, O'Neil ami
Jack Aylwin expect tn leave New Denver for the coast about the 10th lust, to
take a course iu the Columbia cellege
at .New Westminster.
The partnership of Aylwin Bros, was
dissolved on the lst iust, Harry continuing tho business with Charlie, and
.lack removing to Portland,fire,, where
he will take up dentistry.
Vaiiayrer DeV'eber ami Cashier Gibb>
of th:   Hank   of   Montreal vinited the
glacier Sunday ai:d  Manila)    They re-
putt a li.u.1 trip, but iii.i,-;iiifl-.i ut heen
ery, well worth the journey,
ll I. Kirkwood ban M-ttleo with Jas.
Home ainl W. H Warren, who ad-
veiM'd bin title tn the Summit fraction,
adjoining Ibe .Speculator, and now him
undisputed title to the property.
Neil tiethiug snd party aie in the
vicinity of Furl George, iii the northern
end of ihe province, !!«• *ny* it ii a
grand grazing country, but "they have
not Msked any mineral b ildlngt
Geo. A. Faulkner and Mis» Eleanor
i". MtLriUn were u.-iintrd .U Slr.tth
lotm, Alts., U*t week, aud have liken
up ;huir re-lileiueoii h farm at Conjuring creek. Mr Faulkner was formerly
Hiselied to Sandon,
Two more of the Burges children
ww taken »to*tv with the fever thU
week    The family has moved to tie*
bVAlm l*»IUi-!»tu, mUnnli)  i'uu|m -vj *ti
.'   Jjn'Mi     A   tnit*c l,;i|- \i('fn 1'iiijiV.vi'd
and every ran* Is given them
Th* «!!h*r day a (lodg* in mn» of the
NflUthrrn state* mmle a young woman
pay s fne of IIO and  take  an awful
tniin'iie»!ii*hiri**fAr  rhewirty tnm in tht*
mmn room—another kind ol conieiiipi
She nhnuld have used tobacco
Joe Genelle, who was arrested some
months airo charged with complleltv in
the burning of a steamer on the Yukon
for the insurance, wet brought before
Judge Dnglas at Dawson last went, and
there being no evidence to cOnueet bim
with ike crime, vee discharged.
There wn* a tawe trowd gathered at
the rseidence of Mrs. If. Strickland, on
I'liiee avenue, last Thuredsv evenlnf,
to enjoy the tee-cream sdclai given fry
iWSKXWtSf.
the Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian
church. The ice cream was delicious,
and the entertainment provided by the
ladies was heartily enjoyed by all present, though everything had to be carried
on indoors, owing lo th* chilly weather.
Despite the quietness existing in the
mining sections, there never was so
much steady development of many of
the larger properties, goir.g on. One
linn in Nelson, the B. C. Riblet, manufacturing at their factory here the machinery for gravity tramways for mines,
have at present inhand over $100,000 of
work for local-concerns, according to
the News.
SLOOA.N   OKK   SHIPMENTS
The total amount of-ore shipped from
the Slocsn and Slocan City mining
divisions for the year 1901 was, approximately, 30,000 tons. Since January 1
to August 80,1902, the shipments have
been as follows:
Week     Totat
Payne     to 89o
Ivanhoe ■*..-,. 29}
Sunset (Jscksou Basfai)     tl 744
Reco  im
American Boy    40 - ta«
Arlington    -K; gsm
Hejrett.....*.  j65
-OOaUii^. .....i.,,. .TTTy-............ -=-11(1='
Last Chance...   is            \nn
Wonderful  Ui
Enterprise  wo          i«n>
Lavlna  g.%
Bismarck  4^
Queen Bern  wo
SllverGlance ...   77
Whitewater  j7ss
Ottawa.....,....; ...;.. s
Capella  to
Florence'  j
Trade Dollar  x)~
Slogan Boy......"  mi .
Neepawa  101
Hartney. ,  ts
Marlon  »i
May....  5..
Paystrrtik  7
Biirprjsa  *  jj
Monitor (for Aui?l  va            S70
Slooan Htar  25             .vw
Duplex  j
Kmlly Edith     , *m
Wakullelil " uo
I'rcsi'dU ,  4
RHinUcr  u,i            aw,;
Molly Gibson,  i.noo
VVasnlnicton  187
Polllott  t
O.O.D  :'
London Hill  U.I
ltutn  ■»             4«HI
AlltOllli!   fll
U.K. Ui-  -so
Spectator  4
lied Vm  to
Antlone  in
Hampton..   4                 4
Total tons  57a       lo.a'ii
SMKLTINO   AT   liS.HS   TKU   TON
OscarSzooiiUigh, manager ofthe Le
Roi smelter at Northport, makes public
some interesting information about
copner losses and the cost of smelting
at the big plant under his control,
"The average cost of smelting the
ore is about fJl.lKi per ton,1' said he.
" During July it was tl s5 a ton. During August it will run a little higher,
because of the short supply of ore and
the poor coke with which we liave been
working The I.eM-ol company is making big money—making lot sioftnonev—
1 \A lA eciUWt.  from   xiw   -aviug»   of \\if
Miielter The ore is of no higher grade.
The reports for June and .Inly i-how
munis ol iitiT.'M). I hose were" made
(>y tiie economies which I effected at the
smelter. I hive done away with granulating and roasting tbe matte, and I
have avoided many mechanical ln-»»es.
llie iil/uit is miming smoothly, and was
smelting al...ut I.iKm tons a ilay with a
force of -PHi men, as long *a the Mipply
"(i»re kept up
:• I he IIoskImikI ore in the hanlt'x! to
treat that t have ever found anywhere
111 Ihe world, (here in nn iimi-ki of
silica which m pMrlicniiiny dillicult lo
handle "
Stnnlafh rir#<l.
I'ullii-Ail.K llu1 |iub!ita'.inii i.f tl.i'*!...vr
Interview, the siiiiouncenieiil aa* made
thai Mr Sxoniagh hud resigned a»
inaiiHgei ol the Noilliporl iiucUci.
.Spenklug to a SpukeNtiiHii-Hevles reporter regarding ihe report, Mr Sawn-
»>,..!,   i>«l,l  .       "I ,1,, nnl   Mfntn,-*,..   ,,, ,.,.|,
ahniii th* matter Mr. MaeKnnxie,
general m*u*g»r •>» ine u* ivoi ctmi-
psny, i-Jiiiie l« .NiiilbtMJii om 1 huiMiay
l(i«l and informed me tlmt I cniihl enii-
aider mvtelf relieved of all dntlee connected with the management of the
NoMbfntrt Smeliior ntti l{^*S*ni«e Him-
paiiv, iimi ailvisod mu in my to the public that I lisd remaned. I have at no
time tendered or offered to tender my
reslgnation and know of nn reason for
Mr MftcKerixie'a action in dismifwing
me, vales* it «as nn aiwiunt of the interview gf rih by me and published in
the Spokesman Uev(«w when f waa In
Spokane several day* ago.''
k   W   WiU/sn, w\,n for wine time
nsM has bmit Uittmtwn of lb* Sc»rtHp<>rt
smelter, has -bwm pt««MMeii to the iiosi
Hon ef matisger in pUc* of tiacai n».h-
tagh THE LEDGE, NEW DENVER, B. U., SEPTEMBER 4, 1902.
Ninth Year
WHKRK   IS   KUBK?
Th« Lbdqk Is two dollars a year in advance When not bo paid it is -32.50 to parties worthy of credit. Legal ad vertisinglo cents a
nonparielline first insertion, and Scents a line each subsequent insertion. ReadiiiK notices 26 oents a line, and commercial advertising
graded in prices according to circumstances.
FELLOW PILGRIMS: The LkiiOEIs located at New Denver. B. C. and can be traced to many parts of the earth. It comes to the front
every Thursday and has never been raided by the sheriiT. snowslided by cheap silver, or subdued by the fear of man. It works for the trail
blnzeras well as the bny-windowed and champagne-flavored capitalist. It aims to be on the right side 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
ol humanity and the financier. Come in and see us, but do not pat the bull iIor on the cranium, or chase the black cow from our water
barrel: one is savage nnd the other a victim of thirst. One of the noblest works of creation is the man who always pays the printer: he is
sure of a bunk in paradise, with thornless roses for a pillow by night, and nothing but gold to look at by day.
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
your collateral.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1902.
■FROM THK KDITOK'S IIFT»KK STOVE
Poverty is bad enough when a
man te down, but
he is up.
it is hell when
The home of some men is only a
half-way place between hell and
the street corner.
It isn'tonly thebaker who kneads
dough. The man who runs this
paper needs it, too.
Some -men are born great, others
achieve greatness, but with most of
them it's all! in the head.
Every time we see a woman
wearing a mother hubbard loose we
feel like giving her a belt.
How
women are to wear
bosom dietenders, when men know
as well as
them.
tnejr ao~ wHarrDeiiina
You  cam
lilot always find out
what a man i believes but it isn't
hard to find out what he don't believe. 	
Here's a aointer: You never see
ft loafer wh) does not smoke, chew,
swear and drink when he has the
price. -
Some men do not have to stoop
|o meanness. Ditto some towns-
incorporated. They are bo low
they have to reach up to it.
The moulders of ideas ought to
go 'ome to England and tell the
people that the best way to make
dividends out of mines te to e«rn
them. ______
Standing guessing how much other
people are worth will not fill your
own pocket. This applies most
forcibly to communities like New
Denver.        	
When you meet a fellow who is
a religious crank or an anti-religi-
gioiiH crank, and there is evidence
that he can't help it, don't stop to
argue with him.
There is just oiie letter's difference between the shot gun and the
whiskey barrel kills the fool who
monkeys with them. One te by the
bang and tho other by the bung.
" Trying to he good" is alwut aa
Hensihle as trying to be great. Live
right—as the Almighty intended
you to live—and goodness will
come to you without trying, and so
will greatness
An Eastern contemporary say*
Newfoundland is drifting away, but
the funny man on the Toronto
(I lobe add* that navigator* who
run into it in a fog always Hn<! it
in the same place.
It is self evident when a man
begins to complain to his wife that
she does not cook like his mother
lined to do, thnt she doesn't fan the
bane of his trousera like hln mother
Wit*i iu uo, mutes.
Home time ago a Kentuckian
drowned hlrowlf in • barrel of
whiskev. He showed more sense
than the fellows who try to drown
Wimiinkivmn by gating Win 1 turret ol
whiftkev in them.
rear children. Pampering and
candy-feeding a boy puts him in
no condition to fight the battles of
life. 	
Many men who believe themselves
wise, try to "stump" the preacher
by putting the question to him.
" Who was Cain's wife?" The same
fellows cause themselves a great
deal of trouble about other men's
wives right hera.
An exchange remarks: "Did
you ever notice how little attention
people pay to your opinions." No,
we can't say we have; except the
fellows we have been trying to convince that damnation is theirs if
they don't pay up.
The most tiresome thing in the
world is the man or woman who is
always kicking about somebody,
but who is too cowardly to go to
the party kicked about with the
complaint. If you have a grievance look up the right party and
settle it—don't tire everybody you
meet with your tele of woe.
Those English editors who want-
ed to give the mining centers of B.
Decatur, Mich., claims that it
has solved the domestic service
problem. Twenty-five families
there have clubbed together and
dine in common. Two competent
cooks were engaged and a sufficient
number of waiters. This is about
all the machinery. Bills are! settled once a week. So far the cost
has been found to be about 10 cents
per meal per person. Each family
if composed of more than two I persons, has a table to itself, us-*s its
own silver, and supplies flowers
for the vase, etc.
C. the go-by and asked that an
"expert" be sent to meet them at
Revelstoke to tell them about the
mines, must be a lot of dough-
heads, or else they think, we are-
No wonder they, and the English
public dependent upon them for
wisdom, were "taken in" by
crooked promoters and stock jobbers. Tbey evidently need a few
more lee-sons yet from the "expert".
The man who charges the prosperity of others to Luck is a cipher,
and too lazy to be anything else.
Luck is rising at G in the morning,
doing your morning duties In the
morning; working when you work;
minding your own business ; keeping your mouth shut and eyes and
ears open ; trusting in God and
your own resources; keeping appointments ; paying your debts and
collecting your bills, and never
leaving to chance and some other
fellow something to be done that is
worth doing and you can do
yourself.
When a recent presidential campaign was on in the States it was
customary for "gold-bugs" and
"silver-mugs" to distinguish themselves by some outward visible
adornment of the person. It was
usually done by the wearing of
flowers or neckwear or headgear.
In exceptional cases ladies wore
yellow hose on windy days, and
we remember one young miss who
wore yellow garters, at least she
said she did, indicating that she wm
for the gold standard. She wns
telling some of her girl chums
about it one dav when just then
her sweetheart joined her, and to
him she appealed : " You know I
I am for the gold sjaudard, don't
you, Willi© ?,Y She couldn't un-
demand why the twt of the girl*
UdptUl 1 tig   Strode who aid :
Tn 11 ri ct Q      " ^e abun(jance
I UUI l£>l£>.    of the univefee is
mine, but I must mould myjowii
key to tbe storeroom." As tlis is
so with the individual so is it .rue
of communities. The abundance
of the tourist trade is New Denver's
but our citizens must mould the
key that will open the way to ;et
ting them here. Tourists are 1 ard
to catch, but once caught they arei
the greatest revenue producers the
country could have so long as hey
are treated well, fed well and veil
taken care of. But as a rule hey
"doTiot*want"to"be~pampered.~fihey
want to have freedom to da as
they like—to pay for—and to Wet
what they pay for. So longfas
they can do this they return yeaHy
to the resort of their choice; and
always bring others with them..
This after they are captured. 11 ty
no problem then. The problem ii
to capture them first. In a small
way this is being done, but thu^
far no concerted effort has been
made excepting by subscribing a
page or two in the Tourist Associa
tion pamphlet, not yet published,
When this is out it will be surprising the number of tourists it
will attract this way. But this is
only a starter. The work is but
commenced. Excursions from the
various Kootenay points to the Lucerne could be readily arranged.
Slocan City has adopted the correct
method. It would not be difficult
for New Denver to take steps along
this line. The beauties of the lake
trip, the scenery around New Denver and the innumerable points of
interest close by, are incomparable.
Other Slocan points have nothing to compare with it. New Denver stands distinct and alone as
the Queen of the Lake for scenic
beautv, climate and proximity of
ite points of interest. The flower
gardens, fruit orchards, and camping grounds in and aliout the town
would intercut every visitor. A nd
the pleasure yacht* are always
ready to take parties to the grand
canyons and waterfalls across the
lake. All it requires is more concerted action on the part of the
Tourist Association. By arranging to meet the excursion parties
that come this way, and show them
alxmt the town, its orchards, gardens, etc., they would go awav
feeling that they had been well
treated nnd nicely entertained, and
would be glad to come back again.
Don't laugh at the man from the
country who comes to town without
a patent leather shine. That team
of his have got it on their harness.
Dou't laugh because he gapes at
a horseless carriage. Ten to one
you wouldn't know a harrow from
a hayrake, or an Ayrshire from a
Holstein.
Don't give, him a* merry ha-ha
because he wears a five-dollar suit.
It is paid for, and he hates jailor
bills worse than the devil.
Don't swell on yourself and call
him a pumpkin because he cuts
the sweat from his brow with his
forefinger instead of a silk wipe
That sweat fertilizes the ground
60 bushels to the acre ahd feeds
the world. Go out in your 10x6
back yard, cut down the weeds,
tidy up, raise a blister and com-
plaiu to your wife what a slave you
are.
Oo to, ye scoffers, who rail at
the man in the country and call
him Rube.
Compare.
Do you have that stone-in-your-
crop feeling after meals? Take a
pill, then look at the farmer and
pity yourself. He doesn't even
know what the word indigestion
means. Give him a dictionary and
he would think he was hunting for
a Latin quotation.
His boss ?
Time checks?
Pay days ?
Crowded store workshop?
Strike?
The fanner bossed, putting in a
time-check, waiting for pay-day—
well hardly !
His own boss, the only check he
knows about is that paper one
from the grain buyer, and the
leather one over the neck of the
colt he is breaking. Every day is
pay-day with him--drawing on the
soil in summer and the bush in
winter.' Lucky chap, got two
banks, both founded on God.
His workshop the acres, perhaps
300 of them, where roofed by the
sweeping skies, served by the sun
seasons, tickling the soil, and
watching the earth laugh grain, he
is master of the situation and
doesn't know it. i
True, his boots are heHded with
the dew of dawn, and jiis shirt
damp with the moisture of the
giMmiHjg^bi^
as the great tree that shelters his
stock in tbe open.
Crowded, yes; sometimes the
barn cries enough, and * he stacks
beside it.
And when the lean year comes
and the world is chastened, when
homes are wrecked and suicide
made by a stroke of the ticker,
when panic is in the air and poverty
pinches, when the black flag floats
to a peaked wind, when the cry for
bread goes up from the great cities,
when they steal to keep from starving, then he kills a hog and is
happy, and his wife innocently
throws the liberal sweepings froni
her table to the chickens.
Envy the farmer. Perhaps we
are the Rubes.— Ridgetown, Ont.,
Plaindealer.
Bouklusbors Crazy.
A dispatch from Winuipug says that,
five thousand Doukhobors in the York-
ton district are in danger of starvation
this winter, owing'to a strange religious
omnia that possesses them. They will
not use horses nor caUle, woollen
clothing nor leather shoes, and abstain
from the use of all animal products,
living nn bread and water and a few
vegetables The mania is spreading
and the Dominion government, it is
said, 'wi!i interfere.        ,
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Warm weather
Is at hand.
Looking for u Koute.
.lames H. Kennedy, chief engineer of
the V. V & E. railway, accompanied by
H. Lupfer, who is.stated to be tlie
A
chief locating engineer for tlie Great
Northern, started from Greenwood last
Thursday to drive to Princeton, Similkameen where a pack train is a waiting
them to accompany them on a trip
through the. mountains toward the coast.
A coel, refreshing
Shampoo
Is a luxury that costs only 25c
At Ed's Tonsorial Parlor
Brick Block    New Denver
J. K. CLARK,
MINES
and MINING,'
Reports, Examinations and Manage*
ment,
NEW DENVER.
If you wish
to purchase a shot gun
Ul   illl© Or anything in the Sporting Goods line
send to
Charles E. Tisdall
Help
the good work
along
W'v Imvi.. mi view in our window Jum ium- notm-
nfilmprt'ltlwt thlnifH In ftonventr* tlmt
you could |Hi»«lli|y IuiukIiiu.
Beautiful China
In iliiliily ili'-ilwim mid lirt-nl variety. Tea tut*,
(•ill* & Mimi-err. l"lsli-», li.ui Wtm I>l*li.-.», lift
\Nell*,it<-..iU\. mul hII liaiiiUiiiniily dm-orated
wilh an Al view of Ktiw Denver. It I* Jmt the
thlnu tu c-iiil to frli-nd" nt n ili«tiiiu'c, ii ml tt l»o
tudi'i'oriiit! vmir own liiiini' with. Cuiiiu early
mul nvuld the riinli.
NelSOn'S Drug & Book Store
Saw U«nv«r. II. V,
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Tliis ilhistnu.es and describes the most complete stock ol mm--, iuul
nmiiiuiiiii.in in Canada.
Our Naphtha
Launch is now
a
on the Lake for
the use of
our guests
HENRY STEGE,
P.onntnon.
THE NEWMARKET
HOTEL,
NEW DENVER
Tourists
And tlie traveling public generally
will find everything for the inner man
that will put a shine of health and
gladness  on the outer man at the
St. James Hotel
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That assays high in artistic merit, quickly
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Address ===== THE LEDGE
Am! now ft wlentint ha« Ate-
covered tlmt flvHpepniii eAiimo a
man to He.   We found tlmt out
l-oug ago.   But that te one uf ite
Itttfter evil*.   It m\m el-nine* wonn*n;
to Mount i'fl«*iw.
A Hottentot from the wikfa-* of
Africa te om oompetent to t«'ft-f*ti in
onr w*Iioo1h iwt wnne parent** art' to
Spokane, Wash.
October 6th to 14th. 1902, Inclusive.
MNfc tiAnusii^ »n
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Fine Arts Exhibit IMiVs
Fruit Exhibits ftWWWiw
Eifirht Day Raclnff ^K^^v
Agricultural Exhibits mNMF*
$25,000 In Premium!
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Ut Hon. I/»nn Ktimtkodxa it.td Moukt Ko? u, G.CM.O. President.
Hox. O. A. Dnoiiiioxd, Vice Preaident,
K. 8. CiJtHiMTtix, (jeneral Manwrer,
Kranche* in all parts ot Canada, Newfoundland, Or-eat Britain, nnd
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THE LEDGE, NEW DENVEK, B. (J., SEPTEMBER 4  1902.
/
Again I was -detailed to work up
a sensation on the baseball. It was
Monday—not a good day for sensations-but the Miners' Union
and the Knights of Pythias can get
up a sensation any  day,  and they
thev have.
recognition from people lower than
yourself.
It is not what you are that wins
them, brt what they think you are;
And if the dollar is the limit of
their development, they can hardly
helped out wonderfully—it's a way j be   capable  of   seeing    anything
They don't mean to.  ': "      --        LJ     -1--    —J1-
Monday morning Capt.
A        Hugh Williams fished
Tim size of thu his men of the hammer
1)1,11        and  steel   out  of the
bottom   of   Carpenter
creek,   where he  had
whatltshouhi thein   in cold storage
have iieen.   for gome days—it was
the only way he had, he said,  of
keeping them cool,  so eager were
they to get at the boys of Pythias.
They were cock-sure of winning.
During   the   morning   they   were
walked about town  and  by noon
were   in   fit condition  to   go  up
against anything.   And
they did:     Cbas. Nelson looked after the interests of the boys with
Pythian colors, and he
didn't like the looks of
things. The confidence
that always is his had
a severe shaking up,  and  he did
not regain it until the third inning.
^n.        It  was  evident from
vfltf       the smiling   countenance   of   the   Union's
captain   that  he   had
something behind his
back that he wouldn't
tell about—but it was
not behind his back at
all, it was all in  his
mind.    He pitch  for  the Union,
and he pitched like a married man.
There was steam behind his balls,
and they  rattled the  Pythiaus in
the first inning.     But when they
located   them  it wasn't hard—to
fan 'em. Wm. Cropp was
behind the willow for the
drillers, and Chas. Baker
for the Friendship boys.
Both had  been there before,  and, though a bit
rusty, both caught a good ^»
game.   Fred Kelly did
his finest ih the box for the Knights
but there were holes all Over the
inner and outer field and there was
Cnjil.  Nelson
vrns scared.
Cuiit Williams
wasn't si'ii red
higher in anybody else, and lie-
cause you have the dollar they
mark you a successful man and
prostrate themselves before your
shrine.
To them yon, are a self-made
man, when in truth you may not
be made at all, and nobody knows
it better than yourself.
All men are self-made—the philosopher, financier, preacher, teacher, drunkard, "easy fellow," ;'good
fellow," and what-not.
+
"Know thyself,"  is an  injunction handed down   from  the days
of Solomon;
Yet how few obey it.
Men go right on   pouring booze
into them,   knowing   well that it
poisons the system,  degrades their
manhood,  and burns the pocket-
book;
Women smother tho mother love
that makes them the most beautiful of God's creatures, and make
mistresses of themselves rather than
wives and mothers;
Boys and girls are raised in the
very shadow of the church steeple,
in educational institutions and in
homes that aim to teach them the
beauty of purity and moral cleanliness, yet are permitted to practice
that filthy abuse that pollutes the
body, scars-the life and damns the
soul.
And this through simple carelessness on the part of parents aud
those having the children under
their care.
Think of the hundreds, aye
thousands, of young men and
women whose lives have been
blasted by this unspeakable evil,
contracted in childhood!
Think of thc vast army of half-
baked idiots who are brought into
the world, the offsprings of parents
who were unfit for marriage because of wasted virility and weakened sexualitv !
eral a dispatch. He held it in his
hand without breaking the seal,
said to the soldier: "You have
ridden your horse hard and he is
very much distressed; unbuckle,
the girths and let him breathe."
Another and more striking illustration of this tenderness of heai't
in the great eommaiider occurred
at Petersburg during the closing-
week ■-. of the siege. General Lee's
headquarters was in a private
house beyond the reach, it was
thought, of the Federal artillery.-.
One morning he was standing with
several members of his staff under
a large tree, when a heavy shell
lauded not far distant. "Gentlemen," he said, "the enemy have
evidently got in range, and we had
better retire." Of course, nobody
would retire until the chief set the
example. The next moment an-
shell crashed through the top of the
tree above their heads, and all followed his advice except himself.
He stopped—and for what, do you
suppose? The shells had knocked
down a nest full of young birds,
and when the retreating officers
looked back they saw General Lee
pick up the nest and place it carefully on one of the lower branches
of the tree.
There
Baker wonder,
lug whv he
couldn't hit* It.
Kd Shannon mak-
Inu -tally one*
a pile of well-meant energy wasted
on both sides. Sometimes there were two
balls in the field and it
was a toss-up between
the swift double plays,
but the toss-up always
came down in favor of
the runner, for A. E.
Taylor was umpire and
he knows the game.
There wasn't any chance for any
grand-stand playing, and there
wasn't any of it done, but neither
wide allowed an opportunity to
fluke to slide by. However, with
all the ilukes, and pass-balls, the
scrambling iu pairs and trios to
catch the flies, the bunching of hits
and misses, and the
wild umpiring and
coaching by the fellows on the fence,
and the soul-inspiring patter from the parasol brigade,
the game was the most evenly
played and thoroughly' enjoyable
that haa been played this season.
It had features that no other game
has had. Herb Thomlinson was
one of them. . Herb is a Pythian
all over. He can't help it. He
wasn't on the team, but he waa
boss eoachcr on the
rooters' line, and did
not care who knew It.
ThiwTylY^hoy.He will not divulge
nf iito ifi ill went where he learned the
liomi» when Ii wm .    .    ,. .   .
.•ur. art, hut it sounded
m if it waw acquired in the good
old wav. It won the day. anyway.
The wni* stood 1«-17 In favor of
the Pythians.
t
+ t
A self-mad** man: pray what is it?
We hear people talk alwut it as
if he was as great a phenomena as j
a bull-dog that wouldn't fight!
But what Is there about a self-
made man that is no remarkable'.'
What lw there sl>mit him that tei
remarkable at all ? j
If a man is to he "madt*" at all, I
he must he self-made. ,
Thc auocesfcful man  who is not
KKSTDOKV'S   (-iAJIB   LAWS.
Plain citizens may be shot from
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31.
Senators, governors and members
of congress may be shot during any
political campaign and within sixty
days thereafter.
Niggers may be shot at any time.
Hunters in search of this game are
also allowed the use of a stuffed
club or a butcher knife.
If a man is caught drinking-
water it is a sign he is no gentlemen, sah, and may be executed
with whatever weapon is nearest
at hand.
Colonels may be shot with impunity at any time ; while a squirrel gun is recommended for dispatching majors and captains.
No man shall be allowed to kill
iu excess of six persons per day.
Iu case where it is an affair of
honor, this number may be increased to 102.
Every citizen who does hot tote
the remains bf his victims from the
public   sight    within   forty-eight
Murs_jifteji_th*a_firstJ^i/olley was
fined one gallon of
Think of the homes that have
been wrecked and young lives
blighted through the evilB arising
from the indulgence in that vicious
child's evil!
Think of the young women who
are doomed to lives of shame as
a result of morbid passion created
by this brutish practice I
Think of the degradation of manhood and womanhood, and then
look to the young around you and
see if they are not needing a word of
warning spoken in loving sympathy.
+
All people are made healthy and
happy by sunshine.
All plaut life depends upon sunshine for sustenance and vigor;
All animal life ditto—
And uo branch of the animal
kiugdom more then the human.
Not the sunshine of a single day;
It take* more than one day's
sunshine to ripen the delicious fruit
and make the roses bloom.
Likewise in the human life, it
requires more than one day's sun
shine to dispel the clouds of doubt
aud spiritual darkness that shadow
the heart and life;
More than one day's sunshine to
bring out the flowers of love from
the heart chilled by sadness and
gloom;
More than one day's sunshine to
make the lives-of tluwe around yon
give forth the perfume that make*
life one long sweet dream.
Try some of it! , . . ,
If vou do  vou   won't have t« j H thta Win, try saying words over
woiiy   yuuiwff  or  other   people Jt- but dou * »ww»r W) hftrd that ihi%
•       ■ i-..s-1-i—   ...ii    \imT   Vou.~Ohio
fired, will be
moonshine.
Any citizen who steps on another citizen's toes may be shot on
the spot, with the privilege of
apologizing thereafter.
If a citizen leaves home half
shot and is found on tbe street a
short time thereafter full of buckshot, that is his fault, and his
relatives are not allowed to shoot
more than seventeen suspects in
their efforts to find the guilty party
HOHK   KKMKD1KS,
The followiug simple remedies
are given for the benefit of those
who have formed the habit of taking patent medicines. Everybody
is advised to give these remedies a
fair trial; they surely can do uo
good and may do some harm.
To Cure Toothache—When tooth
begins to jump tie same down by
means of a stout rope, so that
jumping is impossible. If tooth
continues to tuihe go to some dentist
who has a pull.
To Cure Insomnia—Shut your
eyes and count gray sheep, which
you must imagine you see jumping
over a pair ot bars. Count from
sheep No. 1 up to sheep No. 57,482
By that time it will be daylight
and you will bc obliged to get up.
To Remove Distress Alter Eating—Ntop eating.
j To Remove a Wart—Try tiling
i it olT, and if the wart does not succumb Ui this, use a stump-puller.
1,5
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ear
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merce.
a monthly journal that you do not
meet every day. Its home is in the
West, far from the smoke of crowded
cities and the hum of grinding corn-
High up in the mountains, surrounded by scenery that would drive some
artists mad with joy, its editor sits close to
heaven and draws inspiration from the
do.ids   :.;   ,+   ;.;   ^   ^   .M   „.   ^   ;,:   ^   +
Lowkry's Claim is principally devoted
to Truth and Humor. It has hosts of
friends and enemies. It is hated and loved
just according to how it strikes the human
mind. It presses the limit every time
ami always deals from the top. It bows
to no creed, cringes to no god or devil, and
fears nothing, not even the sheriff. • It is a
sham crusher, and aims to tear the mask
from everything that is evil. It is the
most independent magazine in the world
and panders to no class, party, sect, creed,
color, flag or fat advertiser. It has pay
ore always in sight, and every shift shows
that it is increasing. It has touched a
chord in the human heart that vibrates
with its music wherever the English language breaks the ozone * * ■* * * ^ ... ^
If you want to get in line with it, get in
early as the circulation is limited to a million. No sample copies are sent to anyone,
but it is furnished' free to all people who
are one hundred years old. Postage free
to any part of this wicked earth *
*t*     -5f»     T*     ¥
ADDRESS ALL LETTERS
R. T. LOWERY
NEW DENVER. B.C.
SMOKE
CIGARS
UNION MADE
alxnii how you are going to get to | neighbors  wil
heaven;      « .State Journal.
You will find that heaven will
come to you.
It isn't of much importance what I     .
WHO   Wil,!.   HV!
traced her to her old place of abode,
came driving up, and the heartbroken mother was taken and led
back, moaning piteously. As they
pulled her away from her dear one
she reached liaok aud kissed St, and
kept her eyes on it aa long as she
could. Who will say that a dumb
animal has no heart V— Brock ton
Enterprise.
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS
M'HO   Kit ACT I ON   Mineral Clnlm
Situate lu tin- Slm-an Mliilni; IHvUliiu wl Wei*
Kii'itriiny DlMrict. Where tm-.ttid .War
Sainton,ailjiiliiiitK tlir Ojililr nml Murnluir
Sim tulri-nnOi'talm*.
TAKK XOTICK tlmt 1. Win. S. Drewry. m-tlmr!
*** aiwnt for 'Ihoa.   Avi-mu   Kn* Mh»ra'i
tYrfltkate Xo. Dumb!. Intend. <j. din* Ir.nn tin
il.ii- Imm>l. I" 'Mi|'l,v l« tin: Milium: Idi ..nl. i lm
n.nlili-;.ti'..l liiii.i.iviiiii-iil-i. fi.r tlw |iur|».*.m»!
ohtalnliur a cmwii itraiit uf tin-atmvi rLlin
Inil flirtlii-r lake initlrf thai ai-llou unili-r Sri-
17 mu-i •■*■ i-idnniHicwl tefor* th» I«*iuimv at »in-'
i-.iiltii atrul lmi.ri.ifiin-nu.
fluted Itlit SMI i llnT nf Auttuni A O. nu.
    W. H.DHHIVItl 	
miV:nr.MN.    ihiniian.    nri'iitc-***)*,
MAMMOTH Ml. I,  MII.VKII Til*  Ml. «
Ml I.ITH I    tllilll*.
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS
l.Kitoi, iia i.t mi ut i-:. sii,vi;it\vi,iMii;
I'nu'lluinil Miueinl I'lulin.
Kllll.Ht! In Mir Sim nil MIllillK Divtaloll ol
Wi<»t Ko..t.i.;ty D.Ktrli-t Win re lwal#d:
On Paul- MIN' creek, Wi-ni nf I'liniliT <irnui>.
-TUKK .VnriCK.TImt l,llirl*rt T. 'l-wlitit, a*
A uu-Hiit lm1 lii-uim'II. Ohwwii, Krw Mliter'*--
(Vriitlcf.t.-N... II u.ti .-,, iniinil -tUn iInik from
tlie il.iti' lii.itmf. (., «|i|ilj lu the Mining
Rworili-r f..i• <'i'iillii-nli"« nf ltii|ir>ivi.ini.iiln, foi
tin*  |nir|m*»" ol iiUliilniiiu Crown (iiimtK nt thf.
UlillVi. I'lullllD.   ■
. Ami fin tlu.i I.i lo- hi it iff  lh-.- ni'tloii. iiiiilm
Mi'tlmi .'17, iiiiihI  In' (•iiiiiiiiciii.|i|  Ii i .ii-  tt)*'
mii'i. nf utii'lii'i-rtillciiti'i. nf liii|iriivi>tii|.|itH.
I»:iliil tlil« "ih iim nf Aniriim  A. I> imw.
NOTICE.
r«i
TO HKI.IN'yUKNT CO.OW.VKK.
JOHN' fi, UKVL1N*. nr \vli.i!iiv.iv,.i |i». i,lay
havo trfliinlurivil his Internal In the fire-nt
Went-urn N'o. * mliierttl rlulin f>liuHti-<l In the
Arrow NHkeMinliiKlMvlnlnii, Wi^t Kootoiiny
DlHtrict,
Y"U AUK 11KKKIIY XoTlFlKli HiHt I have
I rxjiiiiiliil (Wft.nn In liilinr mid iiiiiiriivniiu-tiU
ii|Kin thi- ahnvo ineiitloiird tiiini'inl cli»tm und-»r
thi' iH'ovl-don- of iln- Mineral Art, nml if within
nlm-ly *Uiy frmii llie dwUi of thin mitiw you
fall or refiiv in <■■ mlrlliiitn vour |irn|>ortimi of llie
uli.ivi. riii'iilloiu-il mnn. wnlch in imw .till', to-
'-.i-tlltr will) ull emu* til ;ulvi'rtl*iiiK, Vi.lii Int.lMt
In tin- <alil iliiiin will U'l-iini- Iiii- iirnjK-rtv i.f the
iini|i-i>i||fiii(i, tmiler Kii'tliiii 4 of thi- "Mineral
Ai! Ami'iidiiii'iit A«'t l!»«i"
lintnl nt Nnkii'V, II. «', tlil«  Ut  diiy of iliilr*
lm;'.
F. \V, JOlilUX.Cniittiot.
IhkII
^..r,!rfi:«^!^..!w..!Hri!^iwii tmL™!dUm m
But it is important to know
where yon are going to spend
eternity,
OKXKIMI.   I.KE'I   UMlNKl*.
the
days
OOI.IIKN    IIOI'K    lltAITION
AIiii.*i,.M Uini.
Mlu.ili! in -in-  -Irrnw   Uiki-  Minlim |I|M-inn ol
«p»   Konti'i'itv   Hl-trln.     Winn- lix-at-ril:
• •ii II iiii Mmintaln. citflit hikI mm liallmllfi.
_ from in nlh nf l>liuf«t tit-iwU.
'I'MKit XOTIt'K  Tim I. Th*   AlrM • f V*
*■    kuaii.
II titOKt. Itll
self*made, If such n
a phenomena.
All tueu Mv iwo-iiiauc,
i\ nJ.ii ysjti Ai'W'i y*iu A»'t iWttk'iuillut'..
Don't blame Hituebo<ly tlm.
W«*!tfe ii m miiimUom ot m tw-
ewwftil life;
Wealth <y»tnef to fools-—mniM-e**
never dotm.
HwxtA* te in the ilevelopment
and application of the talent* and
will power put in you
ilay
a few days ago
J swapped a cow with a farmer in
'Canton,  eight  mile* away.     The
ICaston cow hail a calf two*or three 1
weeks old, which  was left behind!
  when ihe was taken to her new j
A kiusman ofunine, who fought home, l^t Wednesday the mother j
man exists, tel on the loalng J»ide in the late war, I broke away from her fastenings iu j
| gave me tiw** pl«uwmtane©dote»of | Canton anil traveled with all speed |
•Ul lilt!
,'i.V
Itirllie    Ml     i.MtiWII,
sii...i. in tlw Aim* 1-^k.f Miiiioit Hii.i-Wii ui
«■-.. KiH.inin*. Innrlit. Wh«-t» l'«-»i*d: Ai
In- ii ol D»rilmi * frtk, alhjut l» riiili" lrnrii
lliirl-rti City.
TAM-; yoTKK Hun r. k. m H*i,(iii«i,ii..< e
>... i».t-i<i*. rn iii.if *• m."Mit lm I'. iniiiii>
I'ft Sn. II M.Vin: li*n lln.wn t'fi S„ II lltrti:
W M».»lr»ri*Ii If I X-i II n'»l. m..| « II
«lark. I'll *}<i. II«MJ«. Intiiiil .Ulv •!*,*» frmn
lh* .tal»- tw-mif, to JH4y t'i tltr Minlnir !!•«-
. .iiili r t„t» »*. riirti »ii' of im|.r«.*rm. m*. (.,r tin ,
tnii,(in-.i' of nlittiliilliir ;i O'livii firmf nfi-in-h nf'
tin ji ovi-t-Ulni*.
Anil liirllii.r lain, iinlii ii lli.il ,ii flini. unili-r mv
iUm it. mtin I*- i.rfiun. ik-»-I l.l.fi Iln imni.it
ol *nrh IVrilHi-at* nt Intitm-t•'*•>< nu
,44111*1*, I****> M*H» **tt$   t'l   fmil      ■*     **.   *■* *
II. V,. Ve*' Mlur'. IVuirtcaii. So
.titfilit.ailtv il.ivn fr..in iim ilnti'hi'i'i'.il
lo iii^Jy to Un. Milium llM'irihi fm »«*• rtitnat*
nf Itiijiriivt.inf m». fur tin- |.iii|M.-t.   of ..litiliilni
a t'n.wn Orant ol the aluv. • laim
And further lake iiollee Uiul aittmi, uiuh r *«ri
i tl..i)S..miim lm i-.imnieiue.t lufoie llu i.manit
ol .mil reitllli ale of Iniiiiovrniriitk
lUteil Ull- 1 t|| day ,ii Ju|y \   |t   ...,j,
Tllos  AlttUKI.*
I  1MI1KN nml V || Mineral rhlri.i
:i:-,i.  .i, '!..   >!,,,.„   Miltti..-   I«.!»,...,
k....r.i..i>    lii^iiii       Wlore   l.«»l
ll.il Vt.-ui.IbIi.   I.I-..1.1 4   iiillen jt|( ,
tun, H t'
•.I W.-H
•it; ori
f i*«»*f.
I'-^KK. Soilt'K that w,
f  V| ivit  ,Vu   IW*.
.*n*i'
^
jni»i«M.V«!    im
which  *hv had
nm" L I Olltll
Ml.    4.     *BHl">lOl.    MIMI
MAMlfcll MlniMil ('Inlin...
UIH-
( nuumn L.. t.fw, rmyum  tuott   in tuny*'  no
, .S'i. "Lisa!.*: Jufti-IW'A^-JiilaVM; uinn.ji^
i    I ham adjutant of a cavalry negi- went At the well
;■ ment whteh Um* p«ft In lh«- Vit*i ht*n MWwtonMri to go, mA hazily | %^ |n |fcr ^^ —^	
< \ irgiuia mmuaigu of IHiil. One took a drink of tbe io*»I watei u>, K-.teoav ih-.tri.i ui,.n i.hm.,i.
Aav uiycolmU iuvitwl me t*» im-- quiwidi h«r lliiwt. Then the i-iikIm^Ii.'f?^.f4Tl.?!..f''.!,rt!,,!r V.u'fc -
't<om|M»y hun MihvmAnuurterH, whu-li ior Uie >*Uhte where fhe intl hvr^ i "Dm ** »*,i,i 11 ru» i: a ;« j
Imw v*ty glad to do, hoping to offspring, and what a liappv me**%. ^^^^%,7\\t^i^ >i.V^uUM
hear something of ray familv in Ing it was! Tht« j>oor mother was! •'"it.iL^.L'f'i' 1"I.V,\nlW^'Jltl
Hirhmond, whom the general, re- frantic with joy,   ahe eare»wed ami S
fondlwl it and talked to it in hei!
own aootbtng, endearing. afTe<'(ton-    •*■»*< '»"»** ,*|»* **>au, *■»*»« *• '■*•■*• ««>««♦■*
ale iniitHier, and  no doubt
Ufn^l l( Klinrliiiiil
.    , ** Ui thn* f.«oll»»
if   Hid I liiitli- lli.niil,  I-    M.IVil   S',i, llDimmn.
tiioor-tiHinh   I   llilen.l. .|*il\ iliy, fr.fln llw .|Iil,
hettof. ii. a|i|<!v  lo the  Mlninv Ke^inler lm
j*#ii*i#i
NOTICE.
To OKI.ISyl'KNT OMIWNKKS
To W.I). VINCKST.of S|».t.itiif. WmIi.. „r tu
wliiiiiiMii-vii he may huvi- tranif.-nnl Ida In-
li-lvalH In Ihe l.iiuvlllnu Wiltel* und Kur-
.way min. i.ii iliiiin-, -luiHteil In the Mc-
linliriui ll.iMn, ai|>iluln*,' the S.ho .uu! Knl
i n.ii"i'lalni*. In the SIikmii Mliilnir lllvUlmi
n( Went KonlellllV l»i«trlei, II. ( .
\'o|' .in-herein untitled tlmt I Ihim ex|««nli-d
s'lnnrt In Inlx.i hii.I liiii.ri.vi-iiiei.t» u|miii th»
il .,v. ..,. nil.,inil inltKr.0 vlalmi under the pro-
vl»ioii«i.f ihe Mlneriil An, and if within tttutay*
Iromltieiliiieof thi« imlfee jnii fnil ,,r iffun* to
»-..iiliii.in. >mn i.i.i|Miriiim nl iin- onora-
iiieiiilminl •inn, wliich i« nnw due. tcwuthur
with .-ill nMi» nf ailveitl.lntr, ),.ur ln»
lin-.|« li. lite m|..| .i-l.-iln.i nllJ l*i».un the
ttni|iertvi i OieiHiileitliriinl under Sutioii i of
Ihe'MInu •! Ai'l Ameiidmeiil Ait |!»»»."
Ka»ln. Aiik-il'l tl, H»i/.
i <•. it Van*.
WOW.!)* M'KSH* IMI'TK
Canadian *\
1>acific Ky.
IUHKi'i LINK
Winnipeg                 V)tiH-uuv«r
Toronto                 l Vd-iorti
• UtJiwn                     1 *,i*ikUl*
Mniitre«l                | Purlin ml
Sew \ «irk WKST' SFnin<i««»
St, Jiihn
NV* \\v,u
Halifax
mi u .ior
Riifttn ti
VI. H-JV ■ !IV
hnwoirtn
i' 4    *4i4   ,',l
l*W--»l,.t  III,
,4 wm
On th«
\l I
ol-taiiilnv ,-. I'rowti itnint ..f
Amllnrtlii-i-iakni. ttei tln.iiiiti.. u<5i i ,,u< |;
o,u>l I.*. ..inli^i,i*..| t»f(,rr llie l.« ,»i,i, ,.| .Urfc
IVftltii'iff* nl llM.|nm...|.i<fMiir1i (*
iMtnl Hit* ,*l.«l   U*    -f 4-al-jr, A    ll   |»f.«
U.MlKli It   HM.I.am,
' HMtt.V.H ItltAVJ.
Vie
♦.Itlit  WI>Ollt^  Ml. I   Ml*.
You make youmelf an y«»u mak« owitly in that eity. knew well. We
your talents—you have to make, found hint sitting; at the door of
Jimn it they are made »t>aJl-~yon his tent, which was pitched at the
■rfnnot employ other* to make them top of a tuther K#*p hill. Up sure
tor yon. ) u« * "eortlial w*>)en\me nnA in me the
»~i Yoti cons#*jueiitlf ha%*e tolmiwlf^home new* I desired.    While th«*
nuttlt*. icmuff^lkiii  wm in \xitgirm  an
IWK-
frow
• »rl<f i.l<
«,f »nt»
fi* ill* |«*r*
•f .!>*< tlm*. ,
■».l»H
II.
'»l\lf.
Mil
•I*
J*001* -   ,«..
(... i.rtia. j,!.. .,t
,,.»   .,!  *,t,l«(i.l(it
, Inn.-
Atel 1 it'll**t l*k* n.-O. » ii.»l
rf, ii 1" miMf hi'i«nmni,i|(1.|.|| hi? ... n»-
lelt re*, ,.t *mh C^TUia-nietrf iwLf. i.ijo* >*i»-
tmwifor the long and  weary run*   iw^fl*w«i.i«u*H:.  »n.r»«
iAie htt*\ imwleovw ih* Awly nn\A. iv*v"ir.r>   a ttu »••;•* "in »n
But her joy mm not to last.   *b*\ }}MXm& ^'I^I^'a* '77^1 * TSW
lad \ieeii tb-ewt bat* mhittt timeltt-: t,,-k'>' *^ """f'K ■*«■.",«*'' ',""*"' Mi'-*'*y'i j   ,\nAtt.n:
• Moo«t ktmly »commodity,whviOfd*rly auae gaiUiptim upiHv kill, tore   k*t  new   ownw,  who *h*«fi,**•*,..,» «»* *n »^*k-» i.-.■■> ■«-».. fo.-«v*s..«* ,rf.,*,.*»,„,
t-^ivwil "liv- m**e m Xriimwl-Ry fbiiri*t» f*nvl «|(*»«wi«iii*l«iig. Km<H nhe g*-m- mlmm\ bet tmm h«>-r *-!m!I mmi h%A f't*, .fATl^Vtl** I *"' *' ***   u*"'-**"-|   «*"•*« >*■
t>. iU   An..n   |.«l.r Mucin* lmi.l.,1 i»#
il*.*..  »,..*k.  I-   mile* Iro      taii.ti-,*! tt
.- Ul ii* ..ni|r-»rt!*«..r-t»k*.
.»'.Mi.),; r;,*
.''Ir.  .'ii *i   1   , nil. it, k
s*. nt I, r ik* *««>«ii-»rt
\*    ■»««*, 1    !
..... ..I     >-. .-.I-Vi,  i., n,»
1,1 ■ »lf ft lUil-l
«   .1 ...1.1 .
i   tt** mitt-
i    tint..
Wtt.tr ar
til
..I.,!.«>»h u 4 % .*r*.»»i *t*M,,1 Ihi
• t '.t'tt ti,,H, *   tt, - j *o«,li-m S9.t*t,*9f*
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ter St. Pant: Knoti>ti.iv l.nn.liiiif
Ti»#«4lnv «iul Sutunhv fo? Turontft,
Montr*eat, etc.
WRST—IjMnvfr  H»**»l»t«»lkf tlntlv   fur
^tAtlti* auA Vanri'iii *-r
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THE LEDGE, NEW DENVER, B.C., SEPTEMBER 4, 1902.
Ninth Yeah
THK    SORROW    OF    DEATH,
How about
a winter suit
[This is recognized its one of the masterpieces
of eloquencu left the world hy Washington
Irving.]
I have jusr. received a very
well-selected clock of new
ifootls. Get In your order for
u nobliy Suit early.
F. R LIEBSCHER, iSfifiS,
HOTELS,
THK   EXCHASCK, iii KASl.O, has plenty
ol Hiry rooms, and a har replete with tonics
and bracers of many kinds
'      PAL.MKR& AUjEX.
npHK MAZK, in KASLn.   is just the place
1    forSloean jj-eople to lind when dry or in
search of a downy couch.
REUTER& LATHAM.
BOTTLINQ   WORKS.
TTKITE the SAXDOX HOTTLIXfi WORKS
VI when you want soft drinks. Siieeinl atten-
*ion paid to the trade of families,
0. E. BIGNKY, Sandon.
Insurance 8c Real Estate
1 THOMPSON, MITOHKI.L & CO. Fire
Insurance Airents. Dealers in Ileal Estate
Miiiltif; Properties.. Houses to rent iuul Town
Lots for Sale.
EYE  SFEOrA-IjIST.
GKORGK X. PKDIvAK, Opt. D, Honor
Graduate of Philadelphia Optical Cnllese;
Graduate of the Canadian College of Ontics and
Detroit Optical College. Outfit tor the diagnosis
and correction of Optical Defects unsurpassed In
the Dominion. Consultation free. At Nelson's
Dru i,' Store after M ay 2a.
NOTAR/Y PUBLIC.
1 S. RASHOAU, Xew Denver. B.C..
O*
NOTARY PUBLIC,1
GEXERAL  AGENT
Real Estate and Mineral Claims for Sale. CHIms
represented and Crown Granted.
LUMBER,
jsr
KLSON SAW & PLANING HILLS Ltd.
Lumber.Doors. Windows, StoreFronts<Show
Cases, Store and Bar Fixtures, Counters, Fancy
Olass. H. HOUSTON', Manager.
Kelson, B. C.
FOR SAXiB.
DRY ORE PROPERTY, Xorth Fork Carpenter creek-ALPS, ALPS FRACTION,
and ALTURUS—Crown Grants obtained. Apply. W. J. MCMILLAN & CO.. Vancouver. B.C.
r>HJNTISTR.Y.
DENTIST
DR. MORRISON,
NELSON, B. C.      Cor. WARD & BAKER 8ts
DR. MILLOY. ROfLc7'
Haa had lfl years experience in dental work, anil
makes a specialty of Gold Bridge Work. Most
complete dental office in BC.
Sorrow for the dead   is  the only
sorrow from which we refuse to be
divorsed.     Every other wound we
seek to heal; every other affliction
to forget; but this  wound we consider our duty to keep open; this
affliction we cherish and brood over
in solitude.     Where is the mother
that would willingly  forget the infant that perished  like h  blossom
from her arms, though every recollection is a pang ?     Where", is  the
child that  would  willingly  forget
the most tender of parents, though
to  remember be but to   lament?
who, even in the hour, of agony,
would forget the friend over whom
he mourns ?   who, even   when the
tomb is closing upon  the  remains
of her most loved, and  he feels his
heart, as it were,  crushed  in the
closing of its portal,   would accept
consolation that was to be bought
by   forgefcfillness?     No, the love
which survives the tomb is one of
the noblest attributes of the soul.
If it has its woes, it has likewise its
delights; and when theoverwhelm-
ing burst of grief is calmed into
the  gentle   bear   of   recollection,
when the sudden anguish and the
convulsive agony over the present
ruins of all that we most  loved, is
softened away into pensive meditation on all that it was in the days
of its loveliness,   who  would root
out such a sorrow  from the heart?
Though it may sometimes throw a
a passing cloud ever, over the bright
hour of gaiety, or spread a deeper
sadness over the  hour   of gloom,
yet who would  exchange  it even
for the song   of   pleasure,  or the
burst of revelry ?   No;   there is a
voice from the tomb sweeter than
song; there is a recollection of the
dead to which we turn even from
the chavms of the living.     Oh, the
grave!—the gravel    It buries every
error; covers every defeat; extinguishes every resentment.    From
ite peaceful bosom spring none but
fond regrets  and tender recollections.    Who can look down upon
the grave even of an enemy,  and
not feel a compunctious throb, that
ever he should have  warred with
the poor handful of earth that lies
mouldering before him !
The grave of those we loved—
what a place for meditation! There
and finally,   one  thing leading to J
another,  they  together murdered
two revenue officers.    They were
tried and convicted and sentenced
to  be hanged together.    But here
Mathis balked.    When it came to
dying with  the  colored man  his
white man's blood  revolted.    He
applied to  his keepers and  those
about him, and  finally  succeeded
in having his petition hear! by the
supreme court. It might sunn that
this was merely an effort *o secure
delay, but the facts do not )ear this
idea out.    From the   stipulations
which he  declared  himself willing
to  make, it appears thatJ his real
object was, as he stated it/ to avoid
being hanged   with a  negro.    He
was even  willing to die a day or
two before  his sentence required,
in order to avoid this association,
which he had entered iu-fo without
protest when   he-wasofree.   The
supreme court,  however, was unable to take a favorable view of
of  his petition.   The court held
that the crime had been committed
by the two men, at the same time,
under identical conditions, and that
it  could not interfere with a uniform enforcement of the sentence.
| When you wanl anyihing
in the line of Jewelry, or
have anything in this line
  that is in need of repair,
send direct; to the old-established house of JACOB DOVER.        In diing so you will be sure of getting
.u*w the best—and it never pays to get anything else.
tT~l DIASIOXDS-Looseand Mounted
Vi
No shortage in stock; no waiting for goods.
WATCHES -Filled and Gold
GOLD BROOCHES, laiest designs
GOLD SCARF PIXS
Xobby Patterns
GOLD SET RINGS
Ladies' and Gents'
GOLD LOCKETS
with and without stonfa
GOLD CHAIXS--all weights
GOLD CDFF PINS
with and without stones
GOLD GUARDS-10 and 1*4 karat
GOLD   XOVELT1ES
Standard Grades »f Killed Chains
and Guard? In nil styles
This is our % 2\
Daily Motto
And you wilf be impressed with the
meaning of it to yourself if
buy your goods
*'Jacob Dover's
The Jeweler.
Our neraonal guarantee ^ot-s with every article, and should
any article bought of us not prove satisfactory, we are at all
times h'lHd to exchange same tn the entire'satisfaction of customer.. JACOB' DOVEB.O. P. R. Time Inspector
Latest Fads in
POCKET BOOKS
CARD CASES     CIGAR CASES
NOVELTIES in LEATHER
SILVER   XOVELTIES
of all kinds
XOVELTIES IX BRASS, IRO"X
and BRONZE
STATUES. LAMPS, VASES
JARDI.NEERS, ONYX TABLES
PIANOS, SEWIXG MACHINES
CUT GLASS, SILVER PLATE
CUTLERY
CLOCKS and CANDELABRAS
And all the Latest Creations iin
Goods of All Kinds
SANITARIUM,
HALCYON HOT SPRINGS SANITARIUM.] The most complete U C A I T U
on the Continent of North AmftH-n EM L I n
ca. Sltuatefl midst scenery un- nronnT
rivalled for Grandeur. Boatlnir. II CO U II I
Fishing and Excursions to the many points of
Interest. Telegraphic communication with ull
parts of thl world; two mails arrive and deimrt
everyday! Its bathes cure nil nervous and
muscular diseases: its waters heal all Kidney.
Liver ani Stomach Ailments of every name.
The price of a round-trip ticket between
New Denver and Halcyon, obtainable all the
year round and itood for .'in days, Is *3*SS. Hal
cyon Sprlnits. Arrow Lake. B. 0.
STJK.VHl'SrOR,.
A.
R. HEYLAND, Eniniieor ai.d Provincial
Lund Surveyor.   K ASLO
DRUOS.
WF. TKKT7.KI. * CO., Xelson.  B.C.
,   Dealers in nil Drum nml A-uayer*' Sup
piles-
TAILOR.*©.
JR.   OAHKHON, Sandon, Manufactures
,   Clothing to order;  and solicit*
rom all oU*»e*.
patronage
"Wholesale   Mero.han.ta.
I '»H1>
it   Ini'
11<
[>    CHUMHTOH   *   CO.,    Xelson.
r.ar*. WIioIih-uiIk 0 roc urn and Provision
LjHJOALj.
it is that we call'up iu long review
the whole history of virtue and
gentleness, and the thousand endearments lavished upon us almost
unheeded in the daily intercourse
of intimacy; there it is that we
dwell upon the tenderness of the
parting scene; the bed of death
with all its stifled griefs; its noiseless attendants; its mute, watchful
assiduities; the last testimonies of
expiring love; the feeble, faltering,
(oh! how thrilling !) pressure of the
hand; the last fond look of the
glazing eye, turning upon us even
form the threshold of existence;
the faint, faltering accents strug
gling in death to give one more as.
surance of affection ! Aye, go to
the grave of buried love, and inedi
tate! There settle the account
with thy conscience for every past
benefit unrequited, every past endearment; unregarded, of* that being who can never, never, never
return to be soothed by thy con
trition !
If thou art a child,   and hast
ever added a sorrow to the soul, or
a furrow to the silvered brow of an
•p t. «hhihtik. l. i.. ii., ihrriw. 8*. »fo»tionate P^ent;   if thou art a
r , lU'llor, NoUiry Public Sandon. B. C, IlllHliami, ailll llllHt ever Caused the
r^ry rrld^^t SUv.rt.^ itf     f()nd Umm thBt wntured }te whoIe
Mh J.",llMJ?KTTt ''• '" •••• HarristiT, happiness in thy aims to doubt one
,.Vh1S;^ moment of thy kindness  or thy
truth: if thou art a   friend,  and
bust ever wronged in thought, wird
or deed, tho rtpiiit that generously
confided in thee; if thoiuirtii lover
und hast over given one unmerited
puug to that true heart tliat now
lies rold an«l»still beneath thy fol;
r^^-rvnin f*lf\ then  te* euro that   every  unkind
\-/18TqjX   Vm/O* ! l<w»k. every uiigraeioiic-. word, every
v3 I tnig<Mit.|e aetion, will I'oine llirong-
iiiK Iwirk upon thy memory, and
knocking dolefully ill thy soul;
then li- *ure   that   thou   wilt lie
MftrmiAriffi|,,mn' *«»Tmvi"£' «'"'  ivpoiitrtiit. on
uittigueuw,,!,,. (iiave .and ultcr tlie  unheard
BoilQUQt      IK'"0'"1'   i,,l,l pot'i'   ihe unavailing
t   " I U*ar; more deep, more bitu*r,  im-
Ollf SpOCi&l ril,,H*' unheard and unavailing.
Then weave the chnplet of flower*
aud htica the beauties of nature
alnntt the j*mve; console thy broken spirit, if thou canst, with thet*e
' ti'liitov   nnt  fi«»Ui» ♦HlMltiw  nf I'tirtlTit'
\ hm toko wnminf by tbe hittnrttoa-* I
ocri iaoi cr AOf>A\/nl0't'l',"'1'V contrite Affliction over
RELIABLE ASSAYS! the dead, and lie more faithful and
Oold       t .*» | *n<iM an* Mim, t i»j nffw-timmu* in thy dinebame of thy
*4        » I O-nMjIlf'rjWfiftV I.SO   ,l,,»i„a *.. ,1,., |!„{„-
Hsmpleaby malt rw,-lv«Mroni|it attenllon.    | "'InW to ttl« living.
Smoke
Tuckett
ar Oo.
Union
Label
Cigars
Brands:
Monogram
fur inlet* a|iply lo—
W. i. MCMII.IA.N *««-.
WhoNMk Atr«nt«r.irn.i:
flUitsM*9r, Hi
El Oondor
Schiller
CAPRICE   AND   MICK.
In gambling one thing is'certain
and that is the very large percentage in favor of the bank or the
game. Caprice is the only law of
chance, and the results are as fanciful as they are unanticipated.
One summer, the last of John
Morrissy's life, a party from Washington were making merrjJ in the
club house in Saratoga, j among
whom was a youthful attache of
the French embassy, s»ys the
Brooklyn Eagle. 'Withoutjremark
this attache suddenly rose, {entered
the play room.and going to a roulette table, tossed a hundred dollars on ten, black. The dealer politely informed him that ie had
exceeded the limit. The attache
was insistent. Morrissey sa intered
up and nodded to the deahr to let
it go. It won. Refusing to accept chips the attache gathered in
his winnings and rejoined jhis
friends. Half an hour latej he did
the same thing and was again successful. At frequent inteijvalg he
repeated his trips, invariably winning, never once losing untilhe had
won $17,500, when his friends carried him off. As he left, MJirrissey
Temarked*to*a"friend~r—I-neTertake"
the limit off that the bank Uoe-m't
lose. Nevertheless there Was a
profit on the night's play for. the
bank. ■
HOW   TO    SCXCKDK. ' "'"'
^  t
The following communicatioii to
an exchange contains a good Ideal
of satire yet homely philanthropy :
Mr. Edditur—The way sum bien
suxcede is hi sitting in the dore-
way of thare stores al day, Wen
kustumers kum they ar 2 lasy to
taike the trubble to w.itu on them
properly. Thay hate unnecessary
trubel, and dont kare a kontinental
wether tbe peeple are suited or
knot. Thay suner swap yarns
and chestnuts with drummers wen
thay kail. Wen gudes are received from the jobber this tipe of
deeler is 2 lasy to way, kotint and
meazure gudes, aud tu afteu thay
get stuk.
Thay lot a mangie old tomcat set
on the counter or in the doreway,
and thare usually is more flies than
gudes in tho she window.
Thay dam department stores and
kua male order houses but thay do
mitey little to hold up thare own
ends.
Talking kount of stok te knot in
thare line, and stuyle gudes lye on
their shelfs and tak the place that
new gudes 0 tu ocupy. i hav no
use for that sort of deeler myself,
but thay du sertainly teech us al
how tu suxsede iu getting in2 the
shuriff's hands mitey sune. Yores,
in ernest. A Filosopheb.
Exhibition at Victoria.
The Britieli Columbia Provincial Exhibition will be held at Victoria October
7th to 11th. Agricultural, industrial,
mining and fishery exhibits. Two days'
horse races, nurses over $2,000; military and civii baud-s; sports and attractions of all kinds. Fishery exhibit |
will include an aquarium of native food
fish. Special excursion rates have been
arranged over all lines.
Brewers ot Fine Lager Beer and Porter
ence solicited.
-the best in the land.
Addresa- '       —u'   Co™»pond-
R. REISTERER & CO., Nelson, B.C.
XOTICK.
All parties indebted to us are requested to settle their accounts by September lst, 1902 if they wish to save costs.
After that date amounts remaining uu-
paid will be placed in court for collection. Hill Bros.
New Denver, Aug. 14. 1902.
HOTEL SLOCAN
THREE FORKS
This old-time hotel has recently
been 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 square
meal and an easy bed within
the portals of my doors. The
bar contains many kinds of
nerve bracers, ranging from
the brew of Cody to the sweet
cordials nf sunny France. If
you are dry, hungry, weary or
sad when passing1 through the
Forks, lift thelatchaiiddropin,
HUGH NIVEN
Miners
When in Sandon should not
forget THE DENVER hotel
Rates reasonable
Rooms airv
*
And one of the few houses
in the world that is built
over a river.
Victor Kleinschmidt.
P.BURNS&CO.
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
steaks^-^f)-^)-^.-^^
P.   BURNS   &   CO.
H. GIEGERICH
Staple and Fancy
GROCERIES
-Agp.ntfnr„
GOODWIN   CANDLES
GIANT POWDER
KASLO
AINSWORTH
SANDON
JAMES   CROFT,
Mrs. flerkley
HAH .IL-r HKOKIVKO
THK KIUHT CiiN'SHiVMKNT n|" HKH
Fall Stock
of
Millinery!
luAnnaDana f
D RAYING
Hauling and Packing to Mines,
and general local business.
WOOD  AND   COAL   FOR   SALE Catalogue Free.
PALMA ANGRIGNON
General Draying: Minin? Supplies and Heavy Transportation a Specialty.
Our Baggage wagons meet all Sunday trains.
Saddle Horses and Pack * .iinuis.
Feed Stables at New Denver.
Seeds, Trees,
Plants
°   AGRICULTURAL
IMPLEMENTS,
BEE SUPPLIES,
FRUIT BASKETS,
FFRTILIZERS.
Klllkc for Fall or Spring
JJUlUd punting.
New Denver, K. C.
, WADD8 BROS „
} PHOTOGRAPHERS #
t VANCOUVER *-*• NELSON, B.C. f
Kootenay Coffee
Company
COFFEE ROASTERS
ttmmmmm^mmmimmmmimmmmtmmmmKmmmmmmmmmm
Di'iili'i'nin Turn* uiul tiotTiv.
All «i.iil-'-< ami iirlci'K. A
irml uritiT millclt-pil. , , ,    ,
Kootenay Coffee Company
M. J. HENRY,
sow \V liitmlngtor RoaiJ. Vancouver, B. 0,
WHITRLABOHOKU*
KASLO
HOTEL
I'.l!. Ilux !«.'
XKI.SllX, II, C,
Wilt llahirSt,
THE LEADING
SUMMER RESORT
IN THK KOOTENAYS
COCKLE & PAPWORTH
KASLO, B. C. \
Just to hand
A ne* »t<xk of
PriicH rutiiiing
from   ...
who ftfitt an»tf Htnikta am tonogm
0QDENAS3AYC0.
Ul* t««l> *t.,  »*9*t9t, fnln.
ATLAMTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS
Cm md fnoi tarsp*»n d-jIkvU "UCwittlU'
**4 AWMtirat* Im*.    An<\y  lot wlllif 4tit»
T*tt*>, tltlr*** itiA  tnll ttitftrtnillnn In trif f
9f atrial m-
(I. R. OAIRXTT.
C. P ft. AtML "r» OWfW.
W tf, f. tivmwilam. tt. ft. 9. Art., Wtanlw
R>RW   THK   LINK.
Many odd ttaitx of character
Khow t'l-finwlv-wi in the grirn
idiadow of tho gallown. Here Ih a
piirioti* Imitineo from Mixmimippi.
One Williftin MathiH, white, and
OrfundtH Lfituter, orilttrf*A. n*itne\ntet\
thpinw-lv^s together therv* in the
buoincw of coontcrfeiting. Th«y
Hv-wf   tojtf»hfr, work-wf   togrther,
WflTI111(1611
Watches
$8 to $40
tor a «>ni|il«jie watch
iil'll nillNKT DEPART-
MriXT  IS  UP.TD.DATK
IN  AU. STYI.KS  AND
PRICKS.
1
Fred. Irvine & Co.,
NELSON. B. C
LATEST NOVELTIES IN
ALL DEPARTMENTS
ALWAYS IN STOCK
Them! ore ttrong, mtvIc^aIiIp
nnd i'xci'IImU time k»wji«rio.
Fully warrAoteA to glv« $*t
i»Ucti»ry aervlce.
Send along vour watch
rp|»iiU* »iti(i hnvoyour
watch made like new
0 W. ORIMMETT,Of^«„opttoi«
•*<! -faw.br•
iefiiiutCutaUmtiamkOt,.
SAVDOir B. c.
We have a beautiful range of
Ladies9 Suitings
In Hlnck Hroiuicloh h. Hlnck. Blue and Red Herges, Cashmere all colors.
Btriped Flannels, Woolen Crepe du Chine, in all fashionable shades. Some
thinpr to suit everyone. In summer goods wo havo a fine range of Colored and
Pliiin DimitioK. Flowered and Ktrincd Onmndies Strined Muslins Vi^tnvin
Bishops, and Persian Lawns, Striped Grenadine Muslins. High class Dry
Goods in all lines,
i
Choice Line of Latest and Most Fashionable Millinery, and Dressmaking
MAIL ORDKRS KRCRtVR SFKOUL ATTBKTIO      	
Fred. Irvine & Co.,
NELSON, B. C.
SOLE AGENTS FOR
BUTTER1CK |»ATERKS.
THE ONLY RELIABLE.
RUNKfi and VALISES OP
ALL SIZES #w>STYLK8
at VERY LOW PRICES

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