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Volume TX.   No, 48.
NEW DENVER, B.C.  AUGUST 28, 1902.
Price, $2.00 Year ADvrAcr'
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In and About the Slocan and Neighboring Camps 23
S3 that are Talked About. p
Watermelons at Williams' store
Fifteen men are working1 at the Black
at the
There are 100 men
The Reco is to  be worked with a
small force.
Mrs   Hooker is visiting: her   sister,
Mrs. Stege. -*.
C. B. Taylor is working1 the Meteor
under lease.
Dr. Scott'8 Iron Touic Pills cure "that,
tired feeling "
A small force has been put to work
on the Exchange.
The Bosun is shipping two carloads ol
zinc ore this week.
The estate of the late Howard West
is valued at $8,650.
The Mercury, near Sandon, is to ship
a few carloads of ore.
It is reported that there is another
5tiv ■ =5ifii2g= £_*c*S=i- twir^S 1 '*r\ W*VKS~*1*wT=T '/Trl
"dBlrtftrforther Mountain Con
Mining companies are talking of running their own store in Kaslo.
Mrs. N. C. Dingman and child returned from Spokane last Friday.
Get your preserving peaches at Mrs.
Mathoson's.   Big shipment just in.
J. H. Power will put in a store to sup-
ply the mines of McGuigau's basin.
A !representative of the American
Smelter iTrust visited the Slocan last
J. Peck MacSwain has a dog that will
eat peanuts and drink beer out of a
Eaton's song books came in thin week.
Fortunately the number Is greatly decreased.
Work will be commenced on the May
next month. It is a big Twelve Mile
Paul Wood, Harry Gierke and John
York returned to Slocan last week from
South Africa.
The New York brewery at Sandon
ships bottled beer to any pari of the
country.   Try a case.
New Denver hits been full of tourists
during the past woek, Nearly a hund-
red came in in one day.
C. F. Nelson in displaying dome of
the finest souvenir China cup* and
saucers shown in the town
Ten men are working nn the Last
Channe, and eight on the Galena. Only
one tunnel is being run ou the Chance.
The price paid mine owner* in the
Slocan (or lead is $1.1W. Lead needs
some kind of a prop to keep it from
sinking out of sight.
Fully a thousand men are now work,
ing in the Slocan, ainl prosperity la
commencing to cant mom sunshine upon
tho financial clouds.
.     Smelter talk io again mi tap at Kaslo
f It In Just possible that the Smelter Trout
will pm In   works at Kaslo or some
other point In Kootenay.
Dune McKlnnon returned from Halcyon Hot Springs Monday, without a
tinge nf rheumatism ami great I v Improved In general health.
E. J. Coyle and J. 8, Carter, two of
the C. I*. IV* most popular and efficient ofHeers, spent a shott p«rt of their
lives In New Denver last week
Fishermeu who go to Slocan June
tion for an outing can procure liquid
bait from J. tl. .McManus, who keep*
thu leading hotel at that point.
Lovers oi the weed should look for
Williams' stnr* -w-Kr.il In  Vnn* tittn.'rt.
You can And it by watching the trend I
o« (tic ciuwu i'uf a ut* iiinuue*. |
Ihe smelters at Greenwood ana Grand
Fork* will Wow in thi* wml*.   There1
is reported to he ample coke on hand
and obtainable to keep the smelters
"Jean** Slubbs had the first three fin-
re of his left hand amputated in thn
and it is estimated that 2,500 tons will
be rawhided from this mine during the
snow season
Miss Clara Mathes is greatly taken
up with the beauties of New Denver;
so much so, indeed, thai she is negotiating for considerable town property of
fered for sale
Rossland suffered the loss of $7(5,000
by (ire Monday morning The blaze
started in the establishment of P. Burns
& Co., and destroyed a considerable
portion of the business section.
H.W. Weed, a geologist in the employ of the U. S. government, visited
the Slocan last week and said that it
was destined to be one of the greatest
white metal camps of America.
The baseball game to be played on
Monday between picked nines from the
Miners' Union and Knights of Pythias
will be the twirling event of the season.
Seating capacity will be free for the 700
Rossland tourists.
Why send your application for
life insurance into a foreign country? You pay morefor it and get less
in return.   Be patriotic and keep your
jnoneyi_in_Canada The—Mutual—Life
of Canada has been doing business
for over 82 ■ years in Canada, gives
absolute security, leads all others
in dividends paid to policy holders and
issues all kinds of policies. Get full information from W. J. Twiss, general
agent, Kaslo.
Dr. Schavoir, a German physician of
note of Stamford, Conn., accompanied
by his wife, were domiciled at the Newmarket a few days this week, preparatory to making a trip after grizzlies up
Wilson creek Thev left Tuesday morn,
ink' with a complete camp outfit and
will be in the wilds of that famous bear
rendezvous for some weeks Mrs,
Schavoir is herself a great hunter, hav-
ing been a participant in many a hunt
in all the big-game camps in the States.
She says she will not return until she
gets a grizzly.
This week will inaugurate a new era
in the history of the ltossland camp in
respect to the ore production For the
next few weeks the production will
range between nine and ten thousand
tons weekly, and when the coke and
freight concessions granted the Lu lint
by tho Great Northern take effect, the
tonnage will be increased to ten or
elovon thousand tons weekly, and main
talned at that figure. In tne past the
camp I has shipped at high as twelve
thousand tons a week, but this waa not
continued for any length of time.
Frank Griffith has the making of a
200 at his camp on Ten Mile, He Inveigled five mountain goats into a trap
with salt the other day and now has
them well coralled. There are two old
goats and three young ones, and the
cantor is proud of them. It Is a difficult
thing to capture one of these animals
alive. Ann it is more difficult to keep
them alive after capture, for they havo
been known to commit suicide in confinement. Mr. Griffith Is endeavoring
to find a buyer, aa be does uot think
Tin Mile is a good site tor a zoological
garden "      	
The total amount of ort shipped from
the Slocan and Sloean City mining
divisions for the year 1901 was, appro*
Imately, B0.000 torn). Since January I
to August 2ft, IflOj, the shipments have
been as follows:
A dispatch from Boston says: " Donald Cameron, a prominent mining engineer in British Columbia, claiming to
control large mining interests in British Columbia, Utah anil Montana, isj
spending the first day of his honeymoon !
in jail, a prisoner of the sheriff on ac- j
count of a breach of promise suit. Mr. ;
Cameron was married last night to a j
Miss Kennedy of 11 Union Park, Bos-j
ton, and the newly married couple had j
their trunks packed and all prcparatieu i
made for their trip to British Columbia j
this morning. They were rudely in-j
terrupted in their dreams of bliss, ho*-1
ever, by Deputy Sheriff Silsby, with a i
warrant for the arrest of Cameron in aj
civil suit for §10.000 damages brought |
by Miss Alexia A. Morrison of Boston;
for allesred breach of promise of mar- !
riage   !
Ferguson .Mini's In   lliive Trains. j
A contract has been let to Jack At-;
kinson of Ferguson to clear the right of i
way for an aerial tramway from Eight
Mile to tlm Silver Cup Mine. Work ■
has also been started on the right of j
way for a tram from the Triune mine
to the wagon road on Ten Mile. |
Bosun Hall was crowded to the doors
Saturday evining to see Clara Mathes
ana her'new company in "The Woman
from Martinique.' The audience was
pleased but uot enthusiastic The play
is weak and poorly hung together, it
lacks artistic fervor, is languid and iu
spots makes oue tired. There is no opportunity for any acting, except, perhaps, in the last act when Miss Mathes
does some creditable work New Denver will always give Miss Mathes a
good house because her company is
good—too good to bury their talent in
"The Woman from Martinique "
VATES-At Silverton, Aug. 22, 1902,
to the wife of W. Yates, a daughter.
Nbh*sox—At Now Denver, Aug. 24,
1902, to the wife of Hugh Nelson, a
Caddes—At theSiocan Hospital, New
Denver, Au«. 26, 1902, to the wife of
John Catldeu, of Nakusp, a daughter.
The Ladies'Aid Society will give a
Lawn Social at the home of Mrs. H.
Strickland on Thursday from 4 until 10
siii|?i«: Fare Labor o»y. I p, ni.   lea cream and cake will be sold
On Labor Dav, Sep'.. 1st., for Slocan i and the ladies wish to have a good
City demonstration, the C P. R will i crowd. Games will be provided and
sell a single fare for return Boat leaves | everything done to make All have an
New Denver at 9:20 a.m.; returning, j enjoyable evening. Come and bring
leaves Slocan City at 8 p m. I your friends.
rSorp th'efiws KenneM
I don't know what I ever did to
cause the sporting editor of New
Denver's leading excitement to
conclude that I had treated his
bench with' contempt. But he
came to that conclusion, and you
might as well try to pound reason
into a wet hen or a supreme court
as'into him. He sentenced me to
"do" the ball game Saturday afternoon as punishment. I was ready
to apologise, this being the easiest
way out of such things, but he isn't
as easy as some other people, and I
had to ''do" it. 1 never "(lid" its
much baselmwIingasHome children
who pass my kennel, and to he detailed ou a tiling like this fairly
scared me. But I managed to get
my hearings nnd reached the scene
of battle soon enough. I always had
the idea that baseball was a scientific game. I don't think so now.
It does not require any
special training. You
must'be either married
or single, though; and
I discovered that if you
want to play better you
muHt get married; if you '{Alftftt
are single they just let
you go through the motions. But
you can't play hall in New Denver
if you have the ineaolett, are in jail
or dead. Otherwise there are no
restrictions. It ia as easy to play
ball aa some other things, and
much hotter,
Saturday the game was for
"hlnnd"-~thiit's what they said
It looked like a slaughter on the
face of It. The married men formed
a merger of family interesin ami
the hurrah part of their
houaoholils Ailed thu
bleacher*  and   chimed
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Hiniiet (Jsftuon Raalit).
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Am#Ht-«n Hoy
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Canadian SntSH^SG
Great Awakening in the Iron and Steel Industry
of the Dominion.
Gibbs threw his long arm out with
the determination to hit somebody
or make somebody hit him. It was
easily seen that he is not a married
manj although he played like one
-his stockings were not long
enough to cover his bare legs. He
wore his knee panties without a
frill or gather, and
looked like a Scotch
Highlander without his
plaid. He played ball
like he used to push
sand into the government reserve hole. On
first base George Williamson wore a big mit
that got in the way of everything
that came his way. He was a surprise to everybody. And the way
he coached the boys home
proof that he was onto his
Hither Oiblis
wfiutiiiic tu *ny
Wlmrp (taort• WIHUmtwi Iran**! t<><
ll<*i. *H)iJfo
the heart out of the It tn-ver aeemed to dawn upon him
young num. From the'that the Mingle men were nil but
fli>t inning the single*! breaking their necks lo reach lirst
were doomed. They j bam* wife. He just *tood nt ill and
marble*    with urniled— but he   somehow always
down  before  tlu-v
played   marble*    with 'ami led-— but he
the ball in the field and ptilli-il the ball  n
iiM*l the bat to keep the j
[£; j flies off the captain of the benedict*
i»»|Then? wasn't a single man on the
reached  there.     A.  S.
Brindle mad*' a Mai pull.
 -       „  .dowu in left   field and
« field that played iia*ebull, except the bleachers hnrtahed.
^ Bob Thompson, mA he wttu* uro«! And Po*ima*t«*r tftrkk-
Jiloire and eantain ofth»"»iti*jdeH   V-ntMnmi .t».-n .*•>*,♦ Mi. «*.*♦
»|because they did not trv. but they .to n v^-% *™^ ^"^ ^
^{wwtn-wl to be laboring under the I He. too,  wa« in nn the
Canada will be making an earnestbid
for the steel and iron trade ofthe world,
for the freight carriage of America
across the Atlantic and for the freight
trade to South Africa, says nn Ottawa
correspondent of the Chicago Chronicle.
Up to the present time the great manufacturers of the United States have
reckoned too little with the strong commercial spirit of the Dominion ana have
not counted sufficiently on its great
natural resources.
The nien who are at the head of commercial affairs here have been working
slowly but surely. They have been
gradually developing mines and other
things and have looked forward with
confidence to the time, which is now at
hand, when the money kings and
princes of commerce of the United Kingdom would realize-that it might be of
real advantage to take a serious interest in our affairs
These Canadians no doubt have
realized more or less that a combination'with the powers of wealth in the
United States always would be tainted
with a desire on the'part of their neighbors to control everything and swallow
had that was good and profitable in
Canada piecemeal, with perhaps the ulterior motive of swallowing entire
Canada, and the constant aim hae been
to effect a sort of offensive and defensive partnership with the mother
Not only have the rich English-speaking merchants and speculators worked
to that end, but the French millionaires
and leaders of commerce have bent
their energies in that direction, and the
two classes are working hand in hand
and shoulder to shoulder.
The Canadians at the head of tho
great Canadian-English company, are
James Ro«a,!theiScotch-Canadian street-
railroad king, who is gradually becoming one of tho iron and steel rulers of
the world, and Senator Forget, the resourceful French-Canadian financier.
A conference has recently been field,
headed by these two men, at which it
was formallv decided to form a gigantic
iron and steel trust, involving the Da
minion Iron and Steel company and the
British corporation, which is considered
one of the strongest factors in the iron
trade in the United Kingdom. The
name of this corporation is still kept a
secret but It is admitted that It controls
works In the principal British mining
areas, the Midlands, Lancashire anil
South Wales.
Senator Cox, an Ontario man whose
shrewdness in large business enterprises is • bvword, and whose name is
ou tho list of directors of nearly every
Eiworftil industrial company In tho
oinlnlon, had only a day or so before
come from England, where his work
had been to bring the Uutish corpore
tion Into line. This apparently he has
•done and from thn netnl-oflicial announcement made, it seems that the
only obstacle In the way of HoUhlng up
thedeal is the question as to the value
that shall be put on the property owned
by the two great corporations.
The specialty of the English i-orjv»ra.
tion Is tlie manufacture of machinery,
and Senator Cox, it mom, ha* con"
vincetl the manager* lhat Meet for Ihe
purpose can he imported much cheaper
from here than it can be obtained at
' home, while the actual state of the pro
* duct is much more suitable to their
I nfi'd*
> ft looks as if negotiation" hail been
going on for n long tiuu* ami that thii
wn* really the aeer*t which ai«hnat««t
: the Canadian pople in waving aside
I the tempting offer* which undent-
, Ably h*T« \men inatl-r* to thmn in ihi*
_ |i*«t by the United Staff* ^eei corj«>ra-
; tiuii
Steel 4ii<l Iron for »oiii«<Unman*going
11<> he the great fiutm nf Canada* com-
A fine trade iu the first above named
article has been carried on between
Canada and Sou*h Africa during the
war. The Ogilvie Milling company of
Canada invaded South Africa with its
goods three months ago via New York,
and 8in»e that time lias shipped 75,000
barrels of flour.
As for the transcontinental fast line,
tho general opinion among the merchants is that it would--be a great success.
Up to the present time-a great proportion of Canada's trade with Great-
Britain has passed through New York,
Boston and other United States ports,
because the merchants claimed thev
received the benefit of quicker delivery.
If this can be remedied there will revert
to Canada hundreds ef thousands of dollars which in the past have been paid
to the United States.
Quebec will make a great bid to be
made the western terminus of the service. Montreal people think that it
should be established in Montreal, but
the consensus of opinion is that no matter what place is selected the service
should Jie^estabbshcd at the earliest	
possibis moinent.."
Immigration to Canada is being continued at a wonderful rate. The farmers from the United States keep pouring into the west and new plans for
settlers fromEuropeare beingdeveloped.
The latest scheme: is to start a colony
of well-to-do Germans in the Northwest, and plans have been completed
to begin with 100 families, which are to
be settled there by next spring when
the frost is out of the ground. It ia understood that these farmers are to have
from $750 to $1,000 each before thev
start from Germany, so that they wiil
be insured against any unexpected disadvantages they may encounter during
their lirst year's stay.
The Canadian Paciiic railway has
been trying for a long time to secure
this class of Hcttlcre, and thn- man in
charge of the movement, Otto Swarg of
Berlin,!* convinced that it will boa success, because there are iu Germany
many hard-working people who havo
saved up $1,000 and who can do nothing to better their condition,
Mr. Swarg leaves in December for
Germany, where it seems he already
has picked out a number of settlers who
will bo ready to leave for Northwestern
Canada under his guidance.
imowNicn in a attArr.
Charles Hoskins, one of the best
known miners of the Nelson district,
was one of the victims of the fatal accident which occurred in the JobIo mine
at llossland Saturday morniug.
TheJeircumHtaiices attending thedeath
of Hoskins wero unusual lie aud a
miner named Joslah Lobb were at work
in the bottom nf the Josie shaft, nine
hundred feel below the surface, where
they were sinking a continuation of the
In another section of the mine, on
what is termed the Annie ground; n disused shaft ia located. This had filled
with water, until it contained many
thousand gallons This morning the
water broke throtign the wall of the
Annie shaft, penetrating through a
seam of talc and greasy clay for a distance of no less than '*" feet into the
workings beneath, a circumstance that
i>» fortunately exceedingly rare
From the working* immediately tie.
tii'ath the Annie shaft, the water
Unwed tu arataract along the :V»M«»«rt
IfVfl in the .Io«ie shaft, and dropped
♦(<»» feet Into the bottom of the nhaft,
*«l,rr*e f..nr mm '*eie ***l »«'ik.
A ihnwet nt h.'iultl»>r«  was tarried
•(•mil in An* caUkrmt and it i* \>n»umed
thst Ifoskinit and  l/iblt vert* wtunin*d
I**fore In-dug HMwn«>d.   Their two part-
IIiMkliig and
VW'Irr  Hrtn-
• i,.      iu.,im.^
-ill, nil U
I might go on
locau Hospital Sunday, the result of
having them badly cru«hed while coupling car* at Three Forks,
D. J. Robertson A Co, will skip furniture to aiiy part ol tbe Kootenay country.   Their prices are compatible with
fiiuucuil ujiulitiuiw, *iui Aw-kut-mU married atmuid tut tins p*rsgiap/i out and] AniMt**'''
patte it over the honevmoon. Ih.k u*
£ " j Wiitu UiUU.
The Trade pillar will be a heavy IM r.n
shipper Ihi* wlater    A large tnttm ol j A*-****- •
men are employed npum AmeHofmm/t, [
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f.iinifnii Km	
J^l reared from  the flrat.
•> - nntl  ii butt tin, .»•>.!... >,-•■!
+     .. fi*
trover walked limping of!
JSithe diamond.    But tin-
married  men did not
Io*m» a run—the official
worer wan in ou  the
tnernfer.   They piled up
faster than the Mingle* could count
thfltn  (itiA   j-.rimc   ;*a>   lU*->    vu'tit
*" around the tewe* 'Mi timet*.   I know*
hMTiifd life, and a majority olllmyoung| "«'• J-,l,f Hwklii* ami /ho* Sir ek,
tiieiiofthehestfatnill«HioftlieI)(mili,lon Hlmbi'd the shaft through the falling
now are .levying their studies at the \w*ter aad *«e«(*d alive.
„,,|.,H..|||n-.<i     „f..1l     ■*-.«. *»t..i •.    .',,   -      . I    '  — .      —
rfsdv having finish.*! their *!«&**■-.,""*••   WHf ™K *r> K^"***  cwi«r.a.
Mcttiau.v 1'iigageU in putting what tMO ——•
have ieartifti to a practical lest. j    Thi* reA#»ri* for closing down the St,
bnt the direct South| Mr. Cronln, the manager, as follows:
>ad *Uuatitui in British Colnm.
^linfluencw  of benediet-ine. or thetl>ene<lirt«' merj»»r.
mi want of it.    1 hev were ♦ IndfflnlMy telling how it happened l »• *«ill in i-mhryo, but the diwt South | Mr  Cm
I !-.••« tt m.xnSlA nnt  .1*» tn lull thV reef j African service i* an accomplished fart,  •' Th« If
Umt tt wouiti not no to ten tne rem. -titlSir wiitimti Mmimt m.* u, r  ,   » .,-,»■■■-
>.»£ '»<*.     *> '.it*.*... i  ••. ...i ■••>»  iknii )lH» nirefiti'ti * H'toberAithe uumth,! have AetiArt in cl.f«# the St, Kugfin* m
give the singh**  aa ImmI'm which to comm*»*iKv «i»raiirtiis.   Kt-f •IfHoin-lv      For  month*   *itn*+   »hip-
-tTMclifr T-til-w
«r-»lllii« tht
-tin klm.fl in-
TtH.r—1 >■** $rA
»«thev got. It will I*< actly what line will gel tht-Mih«i.|y i.
..inii.l'.t.r..,,! .iii.nfTh fftririot*iini.!iiu*d. but aimtdy l!i« Cana-
puni'htii'iit enough ror|<Jwb SUmliwtm„m «»„*inuno bim*
them to lie deprived or* fmr,.,, {n m t|,t. tir»t steamer with iner-
the distinction of  hav-j ch»mli«*.   Hie a*«*xiatioii has Informal
Ctvg their uhutoe it^jH'-Ar  S« Witlinu thnt iv
in   thi*   mlnmii.     ItjwpK*   •"!«««"«
iitrnU w»-r*e *»t<i(i|w..l we Imve h«»en keep.
mi a i nr* nf about :H m<»n on develop
m*«nt tteadtlv owning the ore body, so
a» to have it ill %li4|"« wht'ii tlu» priVe of
Irad «hotiVt ad-ranc*
lllittf *,il'ei)*--U'«i','i U»', ** hiiAvWri.    TVn"r«»  i<
to j»|v«» it*
*  rlit'#r in
freight  to h»ve
On*     t,rA*ettt
a | the r»Hll«»»k, bum***!, ♦♦•*(
■ r   :,i.*i
tlif iri»« on
at. p,
M     ,1H"""" '** *Of,.Hr,7'r    »»'«»    ire    1ri»     i,r**ent   *""■ <-r* ' •■f.-Vi:f"ia;lCHJ IX
eimlm   nmoey    »«»   have; mMAht nh<\ tb«t it  i* c.iitli.ce.l ihu\'>wnhiii the netl moult*, mei ihe mow
our artist in   the  field, | f*voraWl»- i«mi<rtSlion raa bw rarrfwl on i will he t#»ft *umting i-ll<- until »oj».H-
the»«eow»eon!dhavel«een 75 if tlwv'and  tli# utmiing eA\U*r my* <mtA*tA.h the e**mb\otxy,<n bm-■ w-huh tun*, ivnatltangr.   UV- u»>^-i-W ib*t U
needed it. " I can'l nffort^ *»-!»- t,ietut*m\it ib*l A1* aieaiiwis from Sew \ ork l i* immnII^ m keep ...» patting
__     t'n-Wher Taylor playe^l
i;.*m < gkiiie luthioA ihm i*t, »n*i
» hu ift! fellowa who
fitfJwr *'plajr h^l."
to make ptetore* of th^l iuJ^"Zmm\
don't get- married—m, * %hf. %,t^fl^t;t ,<
'ivf %?mt. %,tki%fi ■gouite.
Inmh#r, hav and !!■?«» 4frtrlf
tarn m t-i ihe '^'H
I «MM hi* .t|iy>i» tu
th   n't
II  if
It ttle
*a uiui-r
until We THE LEDGE, NEW DENVER, B. C, AUGUST 28, 1902.
Ninth Yeae
passage of a compulsory arbitration
law such as is in force in New Zealand ?
THaLBDOBh two dollars a year In advance When not so paid it is $2.50 to parties worthy of credit, Legal advertising 10 cents a
noni^riel line first insertion, and 5 cents a line each subsequent insertion. Reading notices 25 cents a line, and commercial advertising
graded in prices according to clroumstances.
FELLOW PILGRIMS: The LKDOK is located at New Denver. B.'C. and can lie traced to many parts of the enrth. It comes to the front
every Thursday and has never been raided by the sheriff, snowslided by cheap silver, or subdued by the fear of man. It works for the trail
Mazer as well as the bay-wintf owed and champagne-flavored capitalist. It aims to lie on the right side of everything and believes tha hell
should lie administered to the wicked in large doses. It has stood the test of time, nnd an ever-increasing paystreak is proof that it is
better to tell the truth, even if the heavens do occasionally hit our smokestack. A chute of job work is worked occasionally for the benefit
of humanity and the financier. Come in and see us, but do not pat the bull dog on tho cranium, or chase the black cow from our water
barrel- one is savage and the other a victim of thirst. One of the noblest works of creation is the man who always pays the printer; hi'
sure of a bunk in paradise, with thornless roses for a pillow by night, and nothing but Rold to look at nyaay.
K. T. LOWcki, editor and Unnncler.
The Ledge.
A pencil cross in this square
indicates that your subscri|i-
Jion is due, and that the editor
wishes once again to look at
your collateral.
Signs of life are again showing in
the Kootenay country.
There is little hope for the mind
that cannot be changed.
Miners are very scarce in the
Slocan and Rossland camp.
Smelter smoke causes hope to
spring eternally in the Kaslo breast.
There is a world of wealth for
any company who will develop the
tourist trade around New Denver.
Under glass figs have been grown
in Toronto this summer. The
leaves should find a good sale in
that city.
capture England the other day.
They could take America without
firing a gun, or popping a cork.
A Rossland tourist spent some
time in New Denver last week
prospecting for a nickle cigar. He
could not find even a trace and left
town disgusted.
The Americans are advertising
their goods extensively in South
Africa, while Canadians think that
their light can he seen through the
thick sides of a bushel.
The intelligence of western towns
can be judged by the number of inhabitants who read Lowery's
Claim. Nelson, Vancouver aud
Winnipeg are the leading cities for
its sale.        	
The strain of city life must be
intense, for more people died in
Nelson this year from heart failure
than from any other cause. The
disease is practically unknown in
New Denver.
Through the Kernie disaster 15
suits for damages have been entered against the Crow's Nest Coal
Co. The total amount claimed te
$22(1,000. That amount of money
would kill a lot of coal dust.
shot at him, although several dry
politicians were seen taking a
"shot" with him.
The tendency of these days is
towards trusts. When the limit is
reached revolution will spring into
life and make things as though they
had not been. We cannot get
away from it. History repeats
itselff, and ozone is still sweetened
by thunder storms. The system
has not switched since time began,
ever it ever had a beginning.
The Lord's Day Alliance people
are probably, without knowing it,
seeking to curtail freedom in this
province. Through their fanatical
worship of a certain day they seek
the subjection by law of all who do
not think the same way. The
press looks on idly and says nothing for fear that a dollar might
slip past their job room. The
liberty of the people is greater than
the notions of any band of cranks.
In her book Mary MacLane
moans aloud for some villain to
ruin her. Villains must be scarce
in Butte or else Mary is so silly
and ugly that nothing masculine
will go on her side of the street.
Her boo!TisTKe~MllIMF~traiirTifiaF
was ever foisted on an innocent,
unoffending public. If she lives
and ever comes to her senses she
will blush to think of the days
when her literary vomit disgusted
all sane readers.
'Ihe Nel Hon J-xrononiiat cannot
understand why the price of coal
Hhould go up when Windy Vouug
{h discovering ho many coal mine*
every week. Windy needa thein
all to make mnoke for hi* .big
Hon. CliHtleH Kite|iatriok, tbe
MiniNter of Jimtiee, in headed for
Britteh Columbia. He will probably inspect the judicial mine in
thiH proviuee and endeavor to have
any fault* in the working* ahan-
(ieueroHity liegcta gwierwlty.
The merchant who te too niggardly
to Hunport a newspaper with live
ad*. liaM lilniMiilf to blame when the
Many an editor can write editorials showing how to keep the
country from going to ruin, but
does not know enough to make his
own business pay. A financier in
theory as a rule does not amount
to a whoop in Rosebery when confronted by problems that only cash
will solve. A million dollars in
hot air will as a rule scarcely buy
a stack of white chips. In other
words a gaseous million is seldom
worth a dollar of solidity.
New Denver offers an excellent
opportunity to capitalists who
wish to develop the tourist trade.
We kno,w of no investment in the
west that will pay better than exploiting the field now open around
the Lucerne of North America.
New Denver is destined to l>e probably the greatest tourist city of
Canada, but capital Ih necessary to
shove it high enough so that the
world can »ee it. New Denver has
IxMiuty enough around it to drive
any artistic soul delicioualy de-
lirioiiB.    '     	
Canadian* do uot oeem t-o im
alive to the wonderful opportunities for waking money iu thelrown
country, hut the Americans are.
Investor* from across the line are
swarming into thc Dominion al
western point*. They can see the
great future of Canada and are
getting hold of millions of acres in
the Northwest. They are going to
build large hotel* and open up
great ntore* in Winnipeg. Rv the
time most of tlie plums are picked
the Canadians will oome along
with a big basket looking for the
excuse for its existence.. Its editor
is brainy more in theory than in
practice. Some time ago when he
was seeking votes his roar for keeping up the wages of labor was excessive; and his horror of a scab
was pitifully intense. The price of
weekly newspapers in this province
is §2 a year, and publishers who
wish to pay their bills find it little
enough. When Houston had the
cinch his price was $4. Now, he
does not regard the interests of
other laborers in his own profession, but jumps in and cuts
the price to SI, much the same as
scabs do when thinking only of
self, they mar the wage scale.
There is no occasion to issue a
paper as good as the Tribute for $1.
a year in this glorious western
country. A Johnny-comfc-lately
would not do it unless, like a dog
in the manger, he desired to hold
all the hay until .the sheriff came.
Houston may be brave and willing
to fight when some other billious
crank crosses his trail, but his upper stope is barren in patchefe. He
may be worshipped by those whom
his forceful roughness hypnotizes,
but when it comes to exercising
sound business sense he can only
show down a four flush,   lit is a
free country, but no man is much
greater than his weakest part.
n   u     TheH.  C.
n   I Lb view,   of
Conceit   don»En*<
More than KO tourists came in o
New  Denver  from  Itomtand  last
Thursday.     Mont  of   them   Iuul
public give him  front.    A country < n*vor ween the hneerne ot \ merlin
and its people ar* known liy the. i^fom anrl  thev were deeply en-
au*. tu the iovmi paper. , t\*.mH\ OVM. the witct. grand and
——— ; beautiful scenery that  Nature has
N«5«oii   him    m-eivt-d   wiwloiu.. piM around this town in such an
Ihe Tourist   Association  of th»tl«my, prodigal manner.     Home ofjdition
ettv i« -wndiiifr   n   twin    nlwip   tl»».  .i       i.iim.ii   >  *.. , .i   ',\i„,i.
• » ' I.l UUi.   >i, .|lill.l'.i.     LL.Li.lb     lll.l     U.idUl.      1.1,   l.*_k<ji LUi„la tl,.
main line of the C.   I",
the touridte. and tell them almut
the charms of Koot«nay. A further effort might indue* the C. V.
K to take a hand in the matter.
It. lo flagj hero forever, as they thought Sew t talk »t*n»t the 'tyranny
a very
opinion of its own bump of percep-
tiveness. It thiuks it can look
over the sea and tell exactly what
the labor situation is, or ought to
be, in British Columbia. As a re-
Bult it frequently gets the wrong
idea of things, even going so far as
to criticise the policy of newspapers
here on the ground. For instance,
it says:
"In discussing the labor question
in B. C. in a recent issue, we drew
attention to the fact .that the Ih1x>i-
agitators were greatly assisted by
certain sections ofthe local press
which appear to be afraid to denounce the tyranny of Yankee labor loadera We are pleased to
notice, however, that, the Vancouver Province is free from such
influences and speaks out strongly
against the quite unjustifiable cessation of work at the Fernie coal
mines which romlted in the shutting down of nines ami smelters iu
West Kootenay and the Boundary.
Our contemporary advocates the
passing of a compulsory arbitration
law such aa is iu force in New Zealand, and adds—"
Then follows a reproduction of
some sound reasoning from the
Province along the lines suggested
in the above. What a pity the
Review te w> ignorant of the true
condition of affairs out here. If
• prominent mining journal knows
so little about it, what must bo the
condition of the investing public?
We hear a great deal about the
"tyranny of Yankee labor leaders,"
but in our i-xpeneiii-e in the Kootenays we have failed to see it. It is
the mine old KAre-cro* that inwardly investors have ever resorU<d
to. It is the veriest rot. If Canadian min»rs want to Htliliitte
them-»elvew with the gigantic lalmr
organization of the I'nited Htates,
that is their privilege. If the
the Kntrlixhmaii doc* not want to i *A A
iiivitI his insney in Canadian nun- f t
ing property IsM-anse the Canadian
muter ha* sought to better bis con-
hy doing so, that is his priv-
Unl ini    nu    Li,a*   iMe    li«ilir
of Yan-
If poisoning is only suspected,
give an emetic made of two table-
spoonfuls of mustard in a pint of
warm water ; or 1.25 grains of sul
phate of zinc may be given, and
afterwards employ the antidote
mentioned in the list following;
but in all cases of poisoning-from
whatever known cause,- the first
thing to do is the application of the
above mustard emetic, and when
the stomach is emptied of its contents, give the antidote as stated
For sulphuric acid, nitric acid,
hydrochloric acid, aqua regia, oxalic acid, solution of oxalates, give:
Chalk, bicarbonate of soda, whiting, carbonate of magnesia, plaster,
which may be scraped from the
wall, powdered and mixed with a
little water ; then give milk, white
of egg or sweet oil, or in the case
of oxalic acid or soluble oxalates,
lime; water and then castor oil.
For all cyanides, sulpho-cyan-
ides, hydrocyanic acid, (prussic
acid), mitrobenzol and oil of bitter
almonds, pour cold water upon the
head, apply mustard to the sides of
the feet, and keep the sufferer
awake bv shaking or walking him
about if 'he be able to walk, until
he is wide awake again.
For chromic acid, chromates and
chromium dyestuft's, give chalk
mixed with water.
For carbolic acid, give flour and
For caustic soda, caustic potash,
caustic ammonia, potassium carbonate, podium carbonate, water-
glass (silicate of soda), give warm
water to produce vomiting ; after
that dilute vinegar or lemon juice,
and then plenty of milk or some
fcweet oil.
For arsenic and its compounds,
white arsenic and Fowler's solution, give first the mustard emetic,
which a tablespoonful of kitchen
salt may be advantageously added;
then sweet oil, milk or butter ; or
give after the emetic dialized iron,
ferric hydrate (which is precipitat
ed from ferric chloride by a slight
surplus of ammonia^ and then
For corrosive sublimate (mercuric chloride), and nitrate of mercury, give abundant drinks of milk
or white of- egg in water, and then
flour and water.
For nitrate of silver (caustic),
give at once kitchen salt dissolved
in water, and the mustard emetic
after it; then plenty of milk.
For sugar of lead (acetate of lead
or white lead); other compounds
of lead and compounds of barium,
give Glauber's salt, or Epson salt
at once, and after that an emetic
of sulphate of zinc or mustard
For iodine, give gruel, arrowroot
or starch paste.
For tartar emetic, give warm
water to produce vomiting, then
drinks of strong tea or bark (oak,
slippery elm, etc.)
For laudntim, morphine and
opium, give strong coffee, and keep
the patient awake by moving about,
shaking or any other means.
For either bepzine,  petroleum,
.AlUim:amii!LJuduhieil_tfl_llu' lii'iii »i Avlwln
Bros , proprietors of the Denver Itouse^ Xew
Denver, B. C, iuv requested lo si-ttle tlieir nc-
I'oiintM liv Sept. let, V.ini, a* on that dun' the
pirtnt'i-nliip heretofore existing hetween tho 1111-
ili'isijrneil will in- lii-solvi-il
the good work
Wi* liuvo "ii vh'W in mu' v.'ii|.|uw ju-t linn- mmir
nf tlii- pn-ltie"! tliliiir* lu ^ii.vi'iiirs lli.it
you ooiihl |Miss|li|y hiiiyine.
Beautiful China
In ilHinl) lU-wimiHuiul j-rri'al variiuv, Tun Kiln,
Cups & Khui-c™, I'IiiIik, H..n (hiii l-Mi.•*■*.. Ink
Wi»llii,,'lf.,fti'.. nnd nil Itiiiiil-niiir'y ili'curiiNil
with nn Al view ul NVw IIiiimi'. H I* jini tin-
(hint.' tuM'iid to fi'li'iiil" nt :i ilii.r.'itiit'. .ir.il nUo
t.i iliii'iiriili' vuiii' mvii li.mil- wilh, dun- curly
nnd iivulil ihi' ru-.li.
NelSOn'S Drug & Book Store
\«mv iifiivfi', it. r.
^*l»,Ni«ncll«, rrlni U«rk«ra. Priming WIimIk.
NuiiiUtIiii; Machim.-*, Hniid llnltuu nnd Num-
litrinu Mti*mt«, CWk Performt», Utihln-r
T,»p». Prlitilnir 1'itwt, he,
V»lniH|Vr?. H.-T.
ll man or litiiy In *»ih coni'ly in manin
hutliieH fur an <4d •MhIiII^mI hoti-w nt «dld
rtiiiiwlal MaiidiiiK. A *r»l|ilii hon* Mn Wwkly
•mlitalaryuf >im*» \**lti hy Himui. mh W«f-
iii-iday with all c x|M'iim-« ilin ii tnm It^nluuar-
Irn, Mutinyi».lvaii(*r<l lor ri|»i,i*« Mtnaipr,
110 I'm inn nhliA, Ctilrntrii
benzol, strong alcohol, fruit essence,
chloroform, chloral hydrate, pour
cold water on the head, give plenty
of fresh air, keep the patient awake
and employ artificial respiration.
Low lead prices will
Eugene to shut down.
cause the St.
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Warm weather
Is at hand.   A cosl, refreshing
Is a luxury that costs only 25c
At Ed's Tonsorial Parlor
Brick Block    New Denver
Reports, Examinations and Manage-
If you wish
to purchase a shot gun
Ox   FlllG Or anything in the Sporting.''Goods-line
Charles E. Tisdall
Foi- liis liioa (.'atiiloj;
Ilhwtriit-e-j ami dem-rllies the nicist complete stock oi miii» and
iinumiiiitiiii m Canada.
Our Naphtha
Launch is now
use of
our guests
And the traveling public generally
will find everything for the inner man
that will piit a shine of health and
glitdnens on the outer man at the
St. James Hotel
A, .IAt'i»IIMON,l»r.iii
Job Printing
That utMuytt
done ut New
Address =
high iu artistic merit, quickly
Denver^ printing emporium—
Over in thc Botindarv mime ten-
Aerteet toM t'olrmei l*nor to htp
out nt th# HUtcAO, m it wait lull ot
hid men.    Being a cvtionef keeame
al-ong, and went through %he entire ;appe*ar*fd.
formation withont anyone taking ak daily in the name
Denver  n«emhlt>«l   heaven   more keelaU»rlea<lei».**   It Kuglinh eaji-
than any town they hail ever he-tn »tal wan not so cowardly it would
in.   They wer* hnght, intelligent t«xlay he in on the gmnl thing* in;
people, for nearly all of them called. W«wt Kw»ten»y, and if the gollihlej
at thin office   when   they teamed 1P"''Ifi* had demand«l mfn^n inatmAl
lhat the boll-dog waw chained andf«' wallowing the bait nt crooked|<M
tUv edi*i4rt' tUM*iiii-mi.   i«ni»t* MKaiii. -. iiiiuuuUus nt their ouru :itamp, tUty ir W
 —- i would now lie drawing dividend*. \
The Wlwm Trihuiw haa again; \**m mA the Rwkw know thatL
although   with   a  live jom-of the cardinal deraatidjt of th«f;
city there te' no! •'tyranniral" lal>or |*rty te for the^
TD IU   -j©   »Al A. il
oaaji!^, ijh iw<iM!iu'<e»LiL
Ktt*kiuii-»«i «»n.
Capital tall |*id up) »t2,UUU,UA>.(AJ
.   Kewrved land   :   i    7,0UU0U».0U
lrnrUv1rt«»H nrtttit*   :    :    f»10iWHM
HK.u» timer., monthiiai..
Kt. ilux. Ijimu Stkathooxa a.id Mount Hofau G.CM.li. I'tutideut,
Hon. (}, A. Dkummonu, Vice President,
K. 8. CMUJtmix, -Ceneral Mannger,
Hranche* in all parta oi Canmla, Newfoundland, Great Hritain, nnd
'ti* Hnifwf At.ti.ten,
New Denver branch
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n Ninth Yeak.
When a prospect has had a shaft
put down 100 feet, or a crosscut
tunnel has tapped 'it at a depth of
100 feet under the hill and found
little of promise, that prospect, as
a general rule, had better be
abandoned. If it does not show
at about 100 feet, the chances are
that it will not show anything
promising or big at 500 feet. The
conimon infatuation of miners for
"richness at greater depth" is, in
ninety-nine cases out of one hundred, a fallacy.
When a new district has for a
year or more been punctured over
with prospect holes from 50 to 100
feet in depth, and nothing worth
calling pay ore has been found,
that district had better be abandoned.
When a district, despite ite favorable geological surroundings,
shows very little good float scattered over it. it is a bad sign and
argues unfavorably for the exploration of the district. If these general rules were observed thousands
of dollars that are now uselessly
squandered in prospecting and iu
' (hole-in-the-ground'' investments
would be saved.
Generally speaking, a vein that
is going to prove a wbig mine shows
itself definitely on the outcrop, or
by float scattered over the hillside.
There are exceptions, of course,
but they are the exceptions rather J
than the rule.
The finding of an abnormally
rich assay in a pocket in a prospect
by no means argues for the future j
richness of the vein. Such accidents are common in all mines,
and experienced miners are rather;
shy of "specimen" mines than
It would be far more encouraging to find the vein'as it went down
increasing in size, and in a "larger
body of low-grade ore, or to find
richer minerals gradually coming
in as a concomitant of the ore.
Water i» large quantities en-
eoiihteffed ih the early stages of a
pfospect is an unfavorable sign, for
it generally means that with depth
water will increase rather than
diminish, and the extra expense of
machinery, pumps and haulage will
require the ore to be above par in
richness to make up.
. DistanceJroiiL.aJ!ailroadj[itLsmel;
ter is an important factor to be considered. A large, low-grade property may warrant a concentrating
1 or other mill upon the spot, but a
small vein requires very rich ore
to counterbalance the cost of freight
and treatment. It is one thing to
find a prospect, and another to
know what to do with it when
An experienced expert can generally form some idea or size up a
prospect by examining the material
ofthe dump thrown out. If it is
fairly well mineralized the chances
may be good, but if the dump is
little mineralized or "hungry"
looking, it is rather against the
prosjiect down below.
When a little ore is found ina
district, there is often a mad rush
of prospectors and inventors, and
the area is prospected with holes
like a collander, while hotel*, saloons, etc., spring up like magic
liefore people have the least idea
whether the district will be permanent. In a year or two, or even
less time, if we revisit the spot we
find empty shacks and the moat
libera! accommodation for ourselves
anil horses iu empty houses, and
au air of desolatiou reigns over the
once populous little town. Never
was the proverb, •' Don't count
your chickens before they are
hatched," more applicable than in
the majority of mining camp.
There may bo "millions" below
the noil of a deserted mining camp,
hut an a rule it te not worth spending itilllionM to look for it, but it in
better to go to 'pasture* new."
The Influence of a deserted mining
camp te painfully depressing, and
the average man doe* not want
depression m a -stimulant for action. A few Infatuated old-timer*
will hang around these places
drcamiug of millions if they can
only get capital or "sucker*" to
ooioi' and invewt, but the wiser man
ed, for a declaration that the trans- twice her age, says the New York
ference of large blocks of stock to Times.
certain directors of the company is     The wayward girl's voice   left
null and void, and made without her, and she gazed in horror at the
actual or adequate consideration, fair youngster holding a glass of
The  defendants named are C. T. whisky in her hand.   She got up,
Eitchie, of  Akron,   Ohio;   John went quietly over to the table, and
Patterson,  John  Moodie, Hon. A. i said to the man ;
T.   Wood,   J.   Turnbull,   D.   R.'j " You go, or I'll have vou arrested
J. Turnbull, D.
Dewar, J. D. Chenier and Fanny
T. Moodie, all of Hamilton. The
plaintiff alleges that the transfer of
ten thousand shares, valued at
$1,000,000, to the defendants Ritchie and Davis, on May 29, 1900,
was unauthorized and fraudulent,
and that certain transfers made in
trust to one J. Turnbull were made
without consideration. Damages
also are asked for. Howland has
issued a second writ against the
aforementioned directors for $3,500
which he claims for his services in
securing options on mining properties in 1898, 1900 and 1901.
' o	
Copper mines are among the
most ancient, some of them now
producing having been iu commission for centuries. The Rio Tinto,
which is now producing -30,000,000
pounds of refined copper annually,
with a profit of $7,000,00 to the
owners, was worked before the
Christian era. Its ore now averages
about 2f per cent, copper. The
Tharsis, adjoining the Rio Tinto,
owned by the Sulphur and Copper
company, produces 2,500,000 annually, and was opened somewhere
about the same time aa the Rio
Tinto. The Mansfield mine of
Germany was opened in 1199, and
has been worked continuously
since, the ores now averaging 2\
per cent, copper; annual product,
4,000,000 pounds of refined copper.
In Japan the Ashio and the Yosi-
oka are very ancient. The former
was producing in the 16th century
1,500 tons of copper annually, then
being credited with being the lav
gest copper mine in the world, I.
Fot'ukawa owns this mine, and has
brought it out ft'-dtn discouraging
conditions to & first-class property,
with strictly modem machinery,
producing about 15,000,000 pounds
of copper annually. The Yoshioka
is a very old property, records of
operation existing back 1,000 years.
It now has an annual production
of 2,500,Q00_andJ.s a quite modern
for bringing a child in here, and
don't you ever dare to follow this
baby again."
The man slunk away.
." Now go home, dearie," begged
the other girl, with a strange
tremor ih her voice, ' 'and be a
good girl. You don't want to be
like me. It's worse'n hell to be
bad. Come, I'll see you to the
the door."
And the two went out.
"The  youugun's  her   sister,"
said the bartender.
A lawyer who has won some distinction through ' his success iu
compromising suits for damages by
accident, says his most interesting
client was a Swedish farmer from
Delaware county, whose wife had
been killed in Philadelphia by a
fcraiu crossing the streets at grade.
The widower was simply inconsolable, and, having been told that
he could get $10,000 if he insisted
on pushing the case, refused for
months to talk compromise. The
lawyer, of, course, did all possible
to keep1 the hearing back, in the
hope of discouraging the Swede
and at last he was rewarded by an
offer to settle at a reasonable figure.
The Swede called, the lawyer said
$500, and the bereaved one quickly
accepted. As he folded the cheque
and pocketed it, he observed :
"Veil, I deed not do so padlee
I'fe got fn' hooudred tollar and a
goot teal better vife than I had before.    She and   me   was married
A Japanese Mining KtiterprUn.
Dr. Carl Wiegend, a German
chemist and mineralogist, who has
traveled extensively in raining
countries, says the most remarkable mining enterprise he has seen
is the Ashi copper mine in Japan,
owned by a native, Furi Kawa.
This gentleman has 11,000 men
working for him in the Ashi mine.
There is not   a   foreigner among
Ji  TAW  of   night.
The golden gleams of a new day
shot athwart the azure sky.
He was the son of a cattle man.
He had stayed in the game all
through the dewy eve.
He had killed a cowboy the week
before. The veal was sold iu the
market place. Then he killed the
When he entered the gates of
the city he hud money to burn.
But William did not burn bills.
He met a man with a wad who
taught him to play jack-pots for $5
a side.
In early morn the mail with the
wad took tho 197th pot with three
aces. Willie had two aces himself. He had them cold ever since
the game commenced.
them.   The engineers and all the
; experts are Japanese.   The output
! of the mine is 8,000 tons of 99.8
1 per cent, pure copper every year,
] representing a value of over $3,000-
000.    The mining,   smelitng and
purifying are done by Japs, and
the copper is ready for export when
it leaves the mine.    The owner of
this valuable property has several
other smaller copper mines in Japan, which net him « large profit
every year.
Dyiiiunlti- in Smith Afi'lt'u.
Consular Agent Gordon telegraphs to the State Department, j
from Johannesburg, July 26, 1902,
that a majority of the chamber of
mines there favors the imposition
of a coast duty of 81.80 per case on
dynamite to protect local factories.
A strong majority desires free
trade.   The
 _ annual   consumption
The man silently folded his tent i is300,000 cahch. Mr. Gordon thinks
, , , ineighborhood. Sometime* the pa-
quit* the country for other mining ^ ditw md tliei, ^m felt glad,
grounds. i but some one Htarta it up again.
Distant   invito.* may  have aj mum I)(,ver wpnt to ^hool fo-
care when; they scatter their in-jCA,lfM, wjIUmi new get licked. Our,
vestment* in response to glowing j paper j„ tt mjg|,ty lK)or one( |Mlt we j
inn  twine who have* Li.,   r,        *   ,    * •        *..'
and stole away.
It was all there was left to steal,
Out in the cold prairie Willie
drew forth a pack of "sure winner"
playing cards lie had bought through
an advertisement in a pink paper.
He struck a match, lighted the
cards and laid them on the ground.
The boy stood on the burning
deck. ___
'• Newspapers are sheets oi paper
ou which stuff to read is printed.
The men look over it to see if their
names are in it, I dou't know how
newspapers came into the world.  I
don't think God does.   The Bible ,   ,    , , ,    „ ,   ,
says nothing about editors and I j ^KSKof till ,nl.,«^u,i»»
never heard of one being In heaven, j interviewed Manager ; onblii on Mon-
The first editor I heard of was the • day that th« colonel hit|i|ieneil to he
fellow who wrote up tho flood.   He J P,rT'nt with Mr. Tonkin.   The huvoimn
bun litmn bin a ovtav ulnco Hnmn '" ",H. ll<"g»Hntlon» i* (llie to Moyie t
... , I ? fi T i t l»r«*l«l«it ol tha Fwltrateil rnlon, who
editors belong to the church and:hssshuwu himMlf lolniahnmil mimled
some try to raise whiskers. All of mimIM* gentleman. It If feared that
them try to raise hell In their * <l'«f««™'wakart ahead, aa tho coin-
- j>sny im'iringiiig in a ietieihile of wngf>.
Tin* lettlement, nn Migneil liy (in- mpii,
i* n compromiMt!. hut thn miner* really
win, hu thn company has rerogni'ml
Until- union "
United States factories should coin
pete for this trade, and requests
cable quotations from manufacturers for blasting gelatin and Xo. 1
dynamite, 30,000 cases yearly, live-
year contract, delivered at an African port. Thcuc figures, he adds,
apply to one group of mines only.
The Victoria TIiium publishes a lien*'
patch ii» follow*, (luted Fflrnle, Aug. h:
"Col Prior came iu hern nu Aug. H<1,
and left thin morning for thn West. The
negotiations for a scttloumnt of the
tnlnar's atrlke were nearly completed
on the 2d imt. Col Prior had nothing
to do with aettliug the xtrike, snd the
miner* here utterly dlmrretht the report
that he hail «*o*|wtod     It is true that
IS 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 commerce. 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
ClOiUlS      -l;       %       %       %       %       %       %       %       %       £       -^
Lowkky'k 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
miiid. It presses the limit every time
and 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, aiid 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
earl}*' 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 * * * * %
KELiOWNA    cigars
r\cuw km \\n     UN,0N MADE
proof. A reasonable God would be
less exacting. But this is what the
advocates of Christianity are constantly doing-—they demand belief
without the slightest proof.—I).
M. Bennett.
Soul horn Paciiic oliopiueti at Houston
are stirred up over the kIioii hour que?,
M'MO   Kit ACTION   Mini-nil Clnlm.
MitiiHlf 111 tin'Moran Mining IlivMiiii of Went
Koot-i'iiny Dlitrlot,   Winn-   IncntMti   Nrnr
^      ...Ml..!..!....    ...   .    .*..   ».,_       *   ..     -...
Hmuloii, ■*..-......,,
Sun tiilimrnl oUlmi.
TAKE NOTICE tlnvt I, Wlli.S. th-*-«rj,.uiii
*k.    UV-Dltl    tl\r   t*lt4t.       lul.„„       L'»,.A *
iMiuniiii)   uimriui.    m iuti'    nx'niixii    .>pnr
Hmiiioii,uillutiiliig tin' 0|ililt mul Miirnlnu
u.,„ ...i..^..l.,l1}r..
1., .... ..,, ..-,., -Mm, ,, i, in, ,-. |'ir n|„ , . _ ...
•M nifciit tor Tlioi, Avlmm, fr*'Minora'
<VrtlHri»t« Nu. BflfMM. Int.mil, to ilav* from Hit
ilutu h-virof, tn K|i|i|y totliK Mliilnir Iti'dinlfr lm
«iiTtltUut-en»Improvement,,.for the tmriiumot
uliUhiliiK » ituwii urmitiif Iln- uInivc rUlm.
Anil furlliir t*k« not1!* (lint m-llmi unili-r Sec.
17 mum Ue ii.mmeiH-Ml Mure llie Iwiwii-re uf mif\
«''"rtlN*i'»lr of Imtirovtmriiu,
ItuiH llil-i JMli iliifnf A un ml ,\,\l, \\itj,
nronpoot.ns,   nnd
sunk money in such defunct neigh- *
horhoods,   had letter ite cautious j
how they sink a little more on the!
plea of "just a little deeper, you
know, and you are sure to get it."-1
MltiM   «|>>|1   \f t «1 Al"! 1C   fm-    Tilt.-
*.t)%,    «« mu ull
pn.nt.rj' nhclvcn Our r/Jh-w tJwj'i
amount to miith, but j*aw said he
had a jioor oluuir*- when he wax a
boy. He goes without underclothes in   thn whiter,  wears no
•ffuistLt, rtiiO   in*n n.   wile   U»   Mlpjitiili
him. Paw lias not |>aid his suli-
scription in live
*HA9\'  HlOli  of  i.ira.
years, and don't
A writ involving a trillionsdol-j intend to."—V,%,
ten*' worth of inining stock was!
imueil by lawyer R. (I. I^eve«conte. 	
at (b-igotid Hall totUy, ^ys tlw. Toronto News, on behalf of C. H.     The liniw ofdimnipation wen- ill-
iiowiand of t njaliugn Kalii»,t»hio. coiut-alcd  by roug«» and powder,
Rowland is a mining expert, and | and she waa singing a rihald aung
ant* m behalf erf himself *mJ other, in the t«ck rrntm of » UoiiMon t tor a responsible man U> 'dpiiiand
>bar»«holders of the Nickel CoppArjstnwt calooti, wh*«n a yottuger girl that a pmmn shoidd believe anv-
Mining company of Ontario, limit-1, entewl with a man of moiv than' Utiag wholly   nnnaturvil   without;
A local lad is eredit«<l with say-j
ine' that his father hs* »i vnry ee.'
marknble ww. He said that the(
cow has a particular fondness foH
apples, and that ou one ocitasion, f
after she had gotten into a neigh-1
lior's orchard and ate all the apples!
ut,,, i,-.n.t<»,i ''>.■••'"♦*•".-,'.-.'jJ!L'.'.v!!k„*. '
churiieihhe milk and got three
quarts iif gissl apple butter. On
another oei-asion the i-ow ate off
the tail of an old rooster that
roosted in the stall with her and.
th«» nett morning fn plune nf giving
milk she gave a gallon and a half
of th*" finc.it kind of u*;ktaU.
CMIKKTAII*.      lltWDAH,      Ol OMKSH,
MAMMOTH SO, 9,  Slt.VKII Til'  NO. «
Mlimrtl  Cltliiu.
siumii. In tin' Arrow l«ik<- Minlinr IHvlnioii ui
Ur-.. Kmiiriia,*, IHitrict. When* l>«*trd: ai
tiftiil of Curilnjii l"rnk, hI*hi» ti iriilra*- 'rum
llurUn Oily.
'PAhi: NoTI<;K lli«I (, K M. *»nilll»iiil..< fl.
a     No. IH.«|M. JoliiiK 9* MKtilil   lor  I',   ill" on,
(M. Sn, HMUMT, Juliii Hr.iwn   I'fi Vi, H TMi'.ij.   ,
W    Hii'Mi-uilf. I'll. St,    II itvmi, nml iV   u  j H|",:i"'1" "'
t lurk.(ft Nn. IIHMI70. Inlinil   .Ijly ilav* fnnii I
IliK .Inli' Iiit»i.I,  to ii|i|ilv lo 1 Iii- Mlnlim   Hi"'
i..inl«r turn (Yrllrtfiiii- of riii|iii.v.-ii,.m», f,.r the •
fitir\*i*fi ot otifdtiiliiir 11 rniwn liiiinf ufi'iii'li nl J
thi' uliove cUlin*.
Ami iiiillii'i' In In. iiolli-i. iliiil n> Ili.ii. iinili'i' *,■(• I
Hon .1!. mini Ix- nil'ilin 11. fl Ih fore till' iMllalir* I
ol 1IH>|| l'< IlllilUlflll llll|i|11M*lll|.|IH 1
,'.,,.„  -ttf  ......   !.».,   ,<|    ill),       .,      ll.l'U i
i.khoi, n.Ai/i iMoiti:, -iii.vi.n wkik.i;
I'iik'HoiiiiI MliiiMiil Claim.
Kltmiti: in llu' Slocun Mlniiiu Divliloii ni
W«'>I Kin.i.'ii.iy OiMrk'i. Wllfiv lociiU'ii:
un Four Mili'i'ii'i'k, Wi>»| uf Ooiirlor Oroup.
rilA K K .VOTKJK. 'I'lnif I. Ili-rliert T. TwIbit. iu
JL imi'iil for Ui'iJi'iii' II. I in twin, Frn- Miii<ir'*>
tN'rtiili'i.ti. Nn. Itii'.'M A, Inii'iiil iilxtv i|n,v« from
llu. ..lull-' licri'iif, lo apply to the Miniiii:
Iti'i'oi'ilw f.ii'f.Vril|lriit('!i of Iiii|ii'ovuiiii-iits. for
tlm  purport of olitainliiL' t'rotvii lirnnln of tit*-
A11.1 fiiriliiir liiko liotlri' III-' iii'tlon. unilei
motion .17, imiHt Ix' I'liiiiini'iU'i-il l> lorn tlie U>,ii
iiiii'i. of xiii'liri.rlillcutii, tit Iiii|iroVciiiiMil».
U.iliii tlil-i 'lli ilnv of Amrii-tl  A. 1). WW,
lilll MK.V    HOI'K    1'lt.Af'TIOV
.Miinrnl Cliiiin.
slin.iti. In iln- Arroi-i  Ukr MiniiiK DIvlMon 0/
Wi'»   Kootiimv   |)i»trl«'l.    Wli»r<' tixiit*!:
On lli!il M'itnit»ili!. vlttlit Mini on«-li»lf mill'.
from 1110111I1 of IMiiK*t>.iiirwk.
♦OlKR NOTICK, Tlmt I. Thvl   Atirirl.nf N».
a   kmii. II. (1, Ki»* UiM-r"* t'.rililriiti' No,
II *s*|o", IiiI.ikI, *»i»iy iliiy* from tlm iluli' bvratit
lo uptily to iiii- MIhIiik K*H<<inl«r for a <>rtllii.*t«
ofliti|irov«.ineiii«. forth*' piir|Miw ofohttliiliiK
t Crown llniiit of thf ibrn- 1UI111.
Ami furl In. r lulu- inMlfi» tlmt urtlnii, iinilcr •#!••
tion St.iiiiini Ir I'liiiiiiii-iii fit |i*for,. tlii' l«muiii(*t
of miili (,'itiilltt'aie of Imiiniwiiif nu.
|i»i.f.| iliia rmth iliiy of .July A l>. nm.
IV   f.     I.l..,',,.. .1
. ..-   ft.,.,,.^,ui:.y 1   l.u.lllV,\Kii,
.'i'o JOHN V*. UICVI.IN. or vrhoiiiiwH'Vur In: iiiuy
Imve truii-lerftil lii« iiiii'ri'jit In the Orent
Wc«torii No. i inlin'riil claim si I im ted In tlm
Arrow Utike.Minini.' OlvUI-'ii, W<..*t Kooti-miy
iuiiiir»i(fmo, 111111,1- Ni'tlo
Ael .Amt'iiiliiifiil Ai'l l!*'i."
^}).iini nl Nuko-p, J). <•„ ||.|„  ,„t itnyofJiily,
'',. W'.-IOKUAX'.Co-oiviur.
To W. |i. VlNCKNT.nf SpoUiiiic. Wimh,. or to
wliotiiMifVci' hi' uwy hiiVi! iiaiicfriiiil lit* in-
lirr««« III th** l.uuirliiiiif WhIi'it anil Kuril way min.-ml i-l;ilin>, -lUi.-H'-.i in ihi*   Mr-
Oiilffiin llimln, iiiljolnfiiit Ihi- S0I10 iimi lii'd
i 'I'lihHi-l.iliii.. In the sioi'iiu Mliilnir IMvUton
of Wft Kootiuay DI-ttrliM.ll. t:,
\n>V nr«. In-rcliv iiullHi'l tlmt I li.H.fi]fmlf-il
I    -Kio.-T) In Inixir mill Iminvv. hiium uiiliii tbt
.iii.ivi-mi'iiiloiiiil nihifml I'luliim uniltirtheliro-
vi.iou, of tin' Mlnrrnl Ail, ami if wli-Mn 1* if-iyt
frvm tire il.i'( oi' tli.Miolhi'you I4I1  or. I oil!**  U*
fiiniriliutc   your   iinmortlon   ot    ilif   nlmrt>
inriillonwl  iimi,  wlilrli li   now   <tm-,   tcittttbtr
Willi    nil     i'o*>t«     ol    iiilvfrttJii|,v,,U(|ifMn-
li:r,,i» in   tlw  mill  I'liiiim m\n Infiili'fttM
iimpi-rty ol llw iimli i^lniinl imtlw/Mluau*-Vn(
the "Minimi Ail AmMidnniii Ait !(•«,'•
KmIo, Auirii»lli,l»'J.
———afcH'*Ui^Ji."     --
• UIIIKN 1,11.1 V II Ml,,,ml (Mi.,.
mif In Hi.- s|,-.,in Mining lllil.i.,1. ..I Wm
Kooi-tmiv HUirfct Wlnii< U»'iu*l: tin
ll*-,! M..11111.1I11 1I1..11I 1 mllc< MHilltof Kllvrr.
ion. IM' .
'IMM: NuTK'Kllinl hi. AIImkI K. KiiikIiiiiI, I
i.     l.\\,t lit ..N'o    Hnm».'i:'.   IK   d    tlll'H. full! tin [
i| ,11,il C|i.u'|i-*« Hi'.n.ii. V. M i«n N...IN<m»i** '
l.i.ii.r-lKiirlli ii 1 iiiH-iiit. villi, iln)" Iroin tlMilntr I
h,.n».f    1    •      n      *■,'   •
wow.irt* scKNic Houtu
canadian ^
Pacific Ky
«I.\%,U    Ml.    4,     HlilHllll,   itiitl
MANIiklt Mliit'ml flaliii..
H|in«iclntli*'Slii4Mii Mlnlmr Hi\|.i,..i i.f IVpi'
Ki-jIi-iibv lll.trlil    Wlicri. loc.il.-,!:  On ihi i
North Koikoi Ivlwlit Mil. CI-..-I, 1
* jT \S,ti, .'.* . » nj, ,,,.,, *,.*,. i, 01, mi. -,».*,, in 1
•*•     llIK Hi Klfrlll (.11   I'l,-*,*    I:    II.,i»-,   K.   W.t'   i
llll>H,.lohii ATtinwr. K M.I* UsVtl, M K I
K.iiiiiiK*lmryi>r. ¥ Mr. fl v...|, n„i Sunturo1
nilrfh K. Jl C IM'iii. im,ml -itty iUyi from
tin- •!«!*■ Iifrc.f, toniifilv loilic Mliilnir H.-roMtr ■
loi l'i r!||li-»|r« of linprovvinriil*.. for III* iiqr-
i».«- of olrfnlniiiK tTiimi «ir»nt« of tin- n\^i*,i'
,'lalm* ;
Ami luitlwrMkn noO™ iimi m tl.»n. ionl»r^,-'
'(••U *1. ,IIW"t U' -i ^VkuSV*'*..* «l'. i»,-n   U.r    .'.„*,,. f ,
„t menOrtinrm.*of lmi*«.irmwriin. I
Haiti IhU IWh .tty of lulv  AH, l»m \
. U'A.MKJi    A  'IKIviHnH'llit   oK.V'il.-K-i
It W«lll l| lie a SIMries   of   wnmcr1 .    . nuw."* '"^  *" '*'h ••"••"•* «•» nwimt*
iMIIHUl H9UOI9*      A <ll*\lllt>l, Ixill* lilk Wrwkly
•-■•h%nUr, of lit iv ,„M 1,i fh#.|,ii> mt-h \V„i.
ti-mi.i trltb «|| ,-»i.n«* ^ir.*, u.*o li^rfn,,.,,.
ifM.   Un*m% »A%%mwI '■■■■* *«|»n**«     Manmi.w/
OlltKlT t.f
, Moiitrssl I rnrnmiii
KAST i Saw York WKHI'< SFrsltolm*
« St. John I New WW
llalilaa 'mincer
HllHtftll I >k«*a«-;iy
I i,liMlWMIt|
*;t:!1','';,n,,,,"l'lll|i,r"*••'»*"•», for ii.V,«in.Wof« I r«"» »«>rl Wilhsin, the (»vorito •„,„.
ue 1 untie lu mi Mtftlerii |><iint*.
Via SiiTi UXK
hir.M. I'mil,  Ouliith. ^»iilt St.-M„ii,.
CtiirSRo, en-, *
IHM- 1 rlntirin.
\     Ai-.Jliiil/i. 1 t*k
nni«l lnTonimn,,.
II- lll'<tll..| j, 111, O.llfw^.   ^j
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'II ll,'l» HIIAVfl
lV»i   i,i,s 1
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««..nlat lor ..«.>.:; XwXA'ft
lit. |..ill«*^# nttnOtOiitta * -r..*„ „„„, ,., ,Q
Ami tuinhnt I**** 11..K.., i|,.,i „,.,(,», ^ur.*-..
Il«,u Sj H.UM l» I.MMM l«fM» th^ |.«,tN?t
of niu-li 11 Illli, j|. of l\<n«„\,UWM,
iv,),,ni,u m, ,i», m iui,, ji 1, i;,4.
KHUii'iiiri, m   iiioinv
KAhT-l.esvi* hiimiiore ,lii,„,i„„ ,,„.(
for Kt   Paul,   Ko..f,.,»y  I.„,'",,J
Wi;sT-l.esv.-   ReifUtoki*  ,ln,lv   i„r
iM'wiAe ai,,, Vmiftnivt>r,
Thrmiith   W.kiii^.  t„ Kiir..,* f\h ,„
Ai.rtiitu- i.iin-*,
I riiMhl lUiUls at tnwm  r*ie*  «,»»,,.,,
from nil Kurii|M*aii runnttiea.
t&4S(n,>n~'aM"'r**" «"•«fu» !•.*♦»..
•* 9>.m£ A 'it J" JT\X^*V** "—
*    »   *.*IWf   I, |4 ..Xr|»,„    h THE LEDGE, NEW DJiJS'VER, Ii. 0., AUGUST 28, 1902.
Ninth Yeaa
Spring and
I liave, just received a very
vvell-Selected Hock of new
goods. Get In your order lor
h nohliy Suit early.
F. F. LIEBSCHER, ■gflsfr
THK   EXCHANGE, In KASLO, lias plenty
of airy rooms, and a liar replete with tonies
and bnu'ers of many kinds.
ri-VHE MAZE, in KASLO. is just the place
.1 for Sloean i*.<ople to timl when dry or in
search of a downv couch.
Vl when you want s.ft drinks. Special atten-
*loii imi Id to (he trmleof families,
C. K. KIGNKY, Sandon.
Insurance & K.ea.1 Estate
Insurance Agents. Dealers In Real Estate
lllnlng Properties. Houi.es to rent and Town
Lots for Sale.
GKOKG10 L. PKDLAK, 0[it. D. Honor
Graduate of Philadelphia Optical College:
Graduate of the Canadian College of Optics and
Detroit Optical College. Outfit tor tlie diagnosis
and correction of Optical Defects unsurpassed lu
tbe Dominion. Consultation free. At Nelson"
Drug Store after May 23.
1 S. RASHDAIX, NewDenver. B. C.
Real Estate and Mineral Claims for Sale. Cliims
represented and Crown Granted.
Lumber, Doors. Windows. Store Fronts, Show
Caees, Store and Bar Fixtures, Counters, Fancy
■Glaas, H. HOUSTON, Manager.
Nelson, B. C.
TMtY GKK PBOPEKTT, North Fork Car-
JJ ranter creek-ALPS, ALPS FRACTION,
and ALTPRU-S—Crown Grants obtained. Apply, W. J. MCMILLAN &. CO., Vancouver, B.C.
NELSON, B. C.      Cor. WARD & BAKER Sts.
dr. milloy; "w*
Haa had 15 years experience in dental work, and
__m#kes.ajpesMty-oLSnW Brii3geJKptk._Jk£oat
complete dentalofflce lu B C.
HALCXON HOT SPRINGS SANITARIUM. Tbe most complete lirii t ii
on the Continent of North A meri-n C ML I II
ea. Situated midst scenery un- n r Q f\ D T
rivalled for Grandeur. Boatluir. n CO U ll I
Fishing and Excursions to the many points of
Interest. Telegraphic communication with all
parte of the world; two mails arrive and depart
every day. It* bathes cure all nervous and
muscular diseases; its waters heal all Ktdnev.
Liver and Stomach Ailments of every name.
The price of a round-trip ticket between
New Denver and Halcyon, obtainable all the
year round and ifood for *i day». Is *SS5. Halcyon Spring. Arrow Lake, B, C.
R. HKl'LAND, Enmneor and Provincial
Land Surveyor.   KASLO
TIT   F. TKKTZKL * OO., Nelson, B, C,
Dealers In all Drag* ami Amayers' Sup-
•; Yes,  stranger,  that's'.Jim.   He was only a
Just arovin' au'roaiiiin' an' worthless scamp-
Air that on the slab's all that's left o' him,
An' all that they know is, bis name was .Iim.
But I kinder suspect on til' other shore
They've recorded bis name, an' a hull lot inure
" It seems that th' feller was stealin' a rule
On Number Four's cowcatcher, there ouimiI*'.
When tile cfglnoer saw in tb'dusty whirl,
Th' stoopin'forni of a tiny girl
Who was pickin'up coal with might an'main,
Her mind on her work nn' her back t' th' train.
:' 'God help me!' lie cried, as he threw liis weight
T' reverse tlie lever—but all too late,
For a form whs struck, an' a feeble cry
Reached th'engineer as th' train went by.
•I've killed tb' gal'—an' liis eye* were dim"
With tears, as th* train went back Tr—Jim.
" Th' tramp was livin' but good aa dead.
'I saved tli? gal—I'm Jim.' be said;
•I pushed her away fr'm th' track, an' say.
I must 'a' slipped'-an' be passed away ;
An' that on tli'slab's all that'.-left o' him—
He was only a tramp—just a tranij) en lie.-• Jim.''
.--Ball injure News,
JR.   OAMKHON, f-Uiidon. Manufactures
,   Oloflilnir to order; and solicits patrotwire
rom all clusoa.
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T, Uettor, Notary Public. »W>o. B 0.,
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You will doubtless be surprised,
my dear sir, to learn that your sou
te still prulongiug his sojourn iu
Spain. Let me hasten to assure
you that I have not fallen a victim
to the witchery of a flashing-eyed
senorita ; neither do I prefer this
land of romance and tinkling guitars, to our charming Chateau of
Fagnes. My stay here has been
involuntary, and, as I write, I am
propped up in bed—where I have
been for the pafct fourteen days—
with a wound in my side, and tenderly cared for by the very man
who, in a fury of passion, gave me
the sword-thrust which laid me
low, and which he is now trying
hard to cure.
When I started out on my trip
around the world, you said to me :
''• Here, my boy, is a letter of
credit which will cover your expenses. Go, seek for adventure,
enjoy every phase of life, and do
not be afraid to narrate them to
Well, I have tried to follow your
instructions, aud as a result am
stretched here on my back, and it
will be. some time before I am
thoroughly convalescent.
A week ago I arrived in Toledo
to see the sights. Next day I
bought a guitar—even though I do
not know how to play—attached a
blue ribbon to it, slung it over my
shoulder, and sallied forth at dusk
in search of adventure. I had
taken but a few steps when my attention was arrested by a quaint
house of ancient Moorish design,
which stood in a small street to my
right.    As I  paused in the jnoon-
Ji.n-.K4i ^AtrU^iniv /\i»__TY»ir IVMlfn Q«/l.
"UKUVrUGTtVViug—Vii "-'J * \J\Awy~*Mii\JA-
regarding the unique edifice, an
elderly female approached me. "If
your lordship is the gentleman who
Was here last night, will you have
the goodness to follow me?" she
asked, after a moment's hesitation.
Here, I thought, was a chance
for adventure, so I eagerly seized
it, and signified my willingness to
follow hor. The duenna conducted
me tli rough a small gate and up a
flight of stairs, then opened a door
aud suddenly vanished as if by enchantment.
[ found myself in a large, well-
lighted, richly-decorated room,
whope walls were hung with glittering armor. I waited patiently
for some beautiful creature to appear, and you can fancy my astonishment when three handsome
young men, followed by an old
man, entered unannounced. All
carried drawn swords.
" Traitor!" said the old man iu
a tone of anger, "you are caught
in your own trap—you, who have
inveigled yourself iuto this home
to bring dishonor upon it. These
young men, however, who are my
hoiih, will avenge the injury done
their sinter. Your death alone can
wipe out your sin-!"
1 cannot tell you. sir, of my
amazement. I had uo sin on my
conscience, and I curatd the stupidity and love of adventure which
had led me into such a com prom in-
ing situation.
The four men, satisfied that I
wan At their mercy, moved into a
corner of the room and talked
eariip-ntly in undertones. From
their motions I divined that they
were disputing about the di*|>oHn'i
of my l>ody what they had mm-
d<>rWi me.
At  U'tigth   tin-  old   man   ap-
tirofcchwl tne. *■ You are to die,"
ifMiid, fbut before you are made
to answer for your oritur, you will]
h.wt' to repair the wrong done the
honor of my hnune. I shall forre
you to marry thi» Dona Siren*."
I proUwted vchtmunitly.  I mwoic
that  I  liml ni'vi'i' neon the Dona
tfireiia. bill the men only regarded
ine wiiti   uiwiAiii.    me youiigreti
ol lii-Ktu vniishvA  in -iiii*ptUdt me al>
onw. j
A door Miririwdy u}>rii<*t, aiiA *•
Uautiful young |(iri miU»ml, fol-j
lownil !>v s% t»H»-»t. '
" M-fiiii-   tht'iu <|iiu'klv," com-1
ihiisiIhI tli* old man.    **Yh«n give
alt-oliiliuii    lo    lliu    miiili-nitiii]."
{minting to tor.
I  iM>tifc«t«, sir,  I   aa* terrified.
ItoiK* Hir*»na paid but little ntt«»n-
li-iii to ini-.    Sb*. wn*. 1-oiibing l»it-i
ior)v.   f'n-'Wiitlr !i*-r tmher im\ert*it'
hei Ui lift  tli«- veil  which eovereA
h-cr beAil. I
When *he f>liN»rve<! me her t«an»(
*iini<»liwl ifiKtuntlv,  nnA  tAn» e«-i
claimed: "On my faith, father, I
do not know this gentleman.''
"Silly falsehood," cried the
Again I asserted my innocence.
Peril inspired me, and so warmly
did I plead that my "accusers began
to-waver. Once more they spoke
together. Then they approached
me, the oldest of the brothers; acting as spokesman this time.
"Weare convinced that,we nave
teen mistaken. Nevertheless! you
must die, for you are possessed of
a dangerous secret." j
; But I,protested■'with' vigor! giving my word of houor that I would
hold inviolable everything jhat I
had seen and heard. j
After further deliberation the
four men forced me to take ? fearful oath never to reveal their Secret.
Needless to say, I swore to everything and anything, the more so
because I did not even know the
name of the girl whom some one
else had betrayed. Then having
decided to let me depart in peace,
thc same old woman who had been
niy guide into the house, reconducted me into the street and as
mysteriously disappeared.
For a moment I stood, all bewildered. Scarcely had I taken
four steps when a man rushed at
me, his eyes blazing with fury,
and crying : " Defend yourself,
I had barely time to draw my
sword, and not being an expert in
its use, I was quickly run through
the shoulder.
"By my faith, sir," I said to
my adversary, "I am willing to
be killed, if it is absolutely necessary, but I should like to know
why you wish to kill me."
"Villain," he hissed, "have
you not just left the side of l)on^
Sirena, my mistress ? Do I noi see
in you a rival as odious as jher
treachery is vile?" I
'' My God," I explained, "you
have made a grave mistake."   j
"Dare you deny it!" he added
excitedly. ;
And as I replied in the affirmative, his expression changed. He
evidently was impressed with my
answer. j
Then I made a clean breast of
everything despite my terrible oath:
You should have seen; sir, How
quickly my strange adversary Was
-transnorfcecLwifch—iov H'S—ao-slo--
gies were profuse. He threw ihis
arms around me, insisted on caiVy-
ing me to his home, gave me \ite
own bed, where I am now coufinfed,
called in the most expert surgebu
in Toledo, and for two weeks has
hovered over me, giving me the
most tender care and treatment. I
shall not weary you with further
details, but know yon will be interested to learn that he has made
peace with the family of Dona
Sirena, and a wedding will shortly
As for me, I have had enough of
Spanish adventure. Do you not
think it would be well for hie to
return without seeiug other phases
of life? A single night in Toledo
has furnished me with sufficient
experience to last a lifetime.—From
the French of Paul Ginisty.
The production of grindstones in
the United States is almost entirely
from Ohio and Michigan. The
principal grindstone district in
Ohio is included in Lorain. Cry-
hoga and Summit counties, with
Cleveland aa a center, the'largest
grindstone quarries and manufacturing plants being within twenty-
five miles of Cleveland. The quarries in southern Ohio are along the
Ohio river west of Marietta and inland northwest of that city. A few
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This is our
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And alt the Latest Creations iin
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quarries are in West Virginia
across the river from Marietta.'
The Michigan quarries are on the
shores of Lake Huron, about ninety
miles north of Port Huron, near
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With a view to establishing a uniformity of practice, gold commtasioners
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tliat, provided they are satisiied that
tho construction of a trail is essential to
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AU 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 unpaid will be placed in court for collection. Hill Bros.
New Donver, Aug. 14. 1902.
Tliis old-time hotel has recently
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and renovated into an up to-
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and all classes of this world's
people can always get a square
meal and an easy lied within
the |iortals of my doore. The
bar contains many kinds of
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cordials of sunny France, If
you are dry, hungry, weary or
sad when passing through the
Forks, lift the latch and drop In.
Brewers oi Fine Lager Beer and Porter—the best in the land.   Correspondence solicited.   Address—
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Have shops in nearly all the camps and cities,
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Rates reasonable
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And one of thc few ho usee
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