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Volume XL, Number 4,
Prtce, $2 a Year, in Advance
tbe Basest Kind of Ball
J. C. Bolander returned this
week from Poplar.
Louis Seara came in from Hunker,
Y. T. the past week.
Jeff Batty has quit the north
and is again resident at Slocan City.
David Sloan and family have
moved from Slocan City to Three
The date for the annual I.O.O.F.
ball has been fixed for Oct. 30, at
Slooan City.
Four miners were suffocated by
gas in the Morrissey mine last
Wednesday. •■
Jack MeDonald came in with
Bob Johnston from Vernon last
Friday night.
Rev. A. E. Roberts will conduct
the services in the Methodist church
Sund-ay evening.
A car of ore is being packed to
Three Forks from the McAllister
group, on the North Fork.
Rev. Dr. Courtice, who is recuperating in New Denver, says tlm is
-the prettiesfc-spot-oh-earth,—	
Thos. Jones, the zinc buyer, was
ia New Denver this week, looking
after the zinc product of the
Fred J. Scott, a young Englishman employed in the No. 1 mine at
Coal Creek, Fernie, was caught in
a cave-in and killed.
Thos. Avison was badly injured
in a premature explosion at the
Bosun, Wednesday morning. He
was taken to the Slocan   hospital.
The Fisher Maiden has 10 inches
of solid ore in the upraise from the
lower tunnel. In the tunnel the
ore is four feet across at the best
Five tons of ore aro being paeked
down from the Nansen group on
Lemon creek. Wm. Thomlinson
and W. B. Young of New Denver
are the owners of the property.
The children's Bervice Sunday
evening in the Methodist church,
conducted by Rev. Mr. Calvert,
was attended by a very largo audience, ami passed off very creditably
to all taking part.
W. Farrall, general manager of
the Eastern Township Bank, of
Sherbrooke, Quehec, was elected
president of tho Mollie (Jibson
Mining Co., at the last amuial
meeting of tho stockholders, vice
Col. Hoy, resigned.
A blockade of freight on the N.
vt S. is causing tho destruction of
the C. P.R. time table, and the dam*
nation of the train crew. The
ofllcialH directing the operation of
the Slocan branch of the C.P.R.
system must Imj a lot of penny-wise-
pound-foolish "guys."
Tlm citi/ena of Hloean City held
a ma-ss meeting la*t week and passed
resolutions objecting to tho employment of Japanese on the motion
gang working out of that burg. A
copy of the resolutions waa nent to
the Nelson officials of tho C.P.R.
The Sloean Valley ranchers aro also
trying to have the celestials fired.
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Thursday was Thanksgiving Day
in New Denver. The turkeys
didn't know it, or they
did. But the Neversweats made no mistake
about it. The Never-
sweats are a gang of
gentlemen of more or less notorious
rep. who work more with the head
than the hand—or they don't, as
the case may be. Anyway, they
never sweat at it, or they do as
occasion requires. And so they
sweat, or they never sweat. This
point settled, we will proceed.
Thanksgiving Day was an "off-
day" with them. They sweat and
sweat hard. Somebody put the
idea into their heads that
they could play ball, and
so they tackled the Highbinders.
The Highbinders sweat
occasionally also; but
this is nothing against
them, and does not lessen wT!ci7the
their chances for tossiug-piay Bail."
bouquets at the angels in paradise,
or for sliding home in a blaze of
glory under his Satanic Majesty's
coaching. And they can play ball
a little bit. Or marbles. It is a
toss-up which they are best at;
Perhaps marbles when baseball is
a green-back color to the. Highbinder's tally column in the lirst
two innings. Then he lost the
combination. Finally the Highbinders got tired hitting «
the ball and chasing each /^Q '
other round the bases, and ay
just naturally quit. Their
kindness was appreciated
by the Neversweats who
exhausted their strength, ^YiiioVto
their eloquence and their throw an
most kittenish pleading to ^i'S'^
induce them to stop scor- »>ruiser
ing. The game would have been
going yet if anybody could have
been found to keep the pencil sharp
and the score card clean.
We might go on ad infinitum
ad arbitratum ad valorem a l'aban-
don or ante mortem to explain how
it happened, but onr kodak artist
split his film trying to twist so a?
to catch one of Pap McRae's curves,
and the office staff hasn't untangled
the twist that the legs of the imposing stone got into when tne
plate was exposed in tbe composing
room.    We therefore must quit.
Since the beginning of 1899 the
I rice* for Joplin zinc ore have avei-
aged high, but nevertheless tin-
production has not materially increased, and it appears as if the
maximum productive capacity of
the district, had been reached at a-
point between 250,000 and 260,000
t< ns.
So far in 1903 spelter has   been,
without, doubt, produced at an   increased rate as compared with 1902,
and if the smelters had   been   dependent upon the Joplin district to
the same extent as formerly,   there
would have   been   surely   such   a
shortage in the supply of raw material that the price of metal would
have risen very high,  probably   a-
bove the import point,—something
which has not happened since the
early history of   the   industry   in
this country.    The  Kansas   smelters have been,  however,   drawing
large supplies of ore from Colorado,
several plants running exclusively
on   such    ore.—Engineering   and
Minning Journal, New York.
attdott news Cropping
J. M. Harris is   in   Nelson
legal business.
A new roof is being put   on   the
Miners Union hall.
THK   ZINC   1NDUSTKY   IN    1903.
the game, andTbasebali  when marbles is on
the boards. Any way
you put it, they are
high rollers.
On Thursday they
chased each other
around the bases 34
times while the Neversweats were sweating
How K«iiy slid out 27 of them. And
Hol,,e* the game lasted only
four innings. It was, as you may
see, quite hot in Bpots. But there
was no danger of combustion at
any time. And, aside from the
several miles of curved, bent and
twisted atmosphere strewn between
the homeplate and the pitchers box,
nobody was hurt in the game, and
silver still stands at 00.
The feature of the game was to
ceo Arthur mount the atmosphere
to pull down the flies
that Parson Brown hit
over his head. Nothing
jimt like it ever happened
before, and it was the
fn stthat ever happened
up to the time it did hap-
Tho euiriuh pen.    And it may never
*m"iimilMirphftppe«   «B»in-     Parson
after it.   Mount was on the side
that won—a Highbinder—and he
did more highbiiidering than anybody on thc team.    Parson Brown
was a Neversweat, and ho sweat
from the first inning to tho last.
That wasn't all he did, either, But
Parson Brown is tm conscientious
to ever make  a baseball  player,
even  with the Neversweats.   He
ran past first base ami came   /&
ku'k to find it instead of go- *py
ing on to third.   Both VW'fa*'
son    Brown    nnd    Parson 1 /
Mount stole bases while the IV
game waa in  progress, and //
they also showed au inelin-^
nthm to get in touch with vw^n
the high  rollers,  ami  they ,^l\
alwavahad the mitout forhM""ru"
thu high balls   when   they   were
handed around.
Pedagogue Morriswm found a soft
sfstt near first base and sat down,
and gyrated on tho bosom of his
trousers tike a top with the woo*
T***.!     1\n     r-nti* f-*ti'1     I-,     iitrt
jrrowvW. I
Recorder Mclnnes was on
hand to record the locations
made of the home plate by
the Highbinder*.     lie gave
. » il     ,1 * a
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fractional or extension runs
The current year has been characterized from the outset by a very
high range of prices for spelter. The
monthly average up to August 1
was above 5 cents New York, save
in January, and during most of the
time-has-been-in excess of-5,5 cents,-
The strength of the market has been
very remarkable and is to be accounted for only by a very large
consumptive demand, and the concentration of spelter production to
a large extent in a comparatively
few strong hands. It is to be observed that at the present time the
major part of the production of
"Western spelter in the United
States is made by five concerns—
namely, the Mattihessen & Helger
Co., of La Salic; the illonois   Ziw
Company, of Peru, 111.; the Ed yar
Zinc Company, of St. Louis, Mo.,
and Cherry vale, Kans., and the
Lanyon Zinc Company, and Prime
Western Spelter Compnny, both of
Iola, Kans. The snu Iters at La
Salle aud Peru are largely engaged
in the sheet zinc business and take
wire of the principal part of their
product in that manner. The Edgar Zine Company is a branch of
the United States Steel Corporation,
which Ib the largest sjnglo eonaumer
of spelter In the United States, its
requirements being chiefly for galvanizing purposes. The needs of
other consumers must be supplied,
therefore, largely by tho two big
Iola concerns, which naturally
work more or less in harmony.
This concentration of smelting
would not, however, have the
elTect of maintaining a high range
of prices were it not for the existence of a remarkable consumptive
demand. ■ That there has been, and
still is, such a demand is obvious.
Tho smelters have lieen operating
throughout the year at their maximum capacity, while some new concerns have entered the field, but
nevertheless they have lieen unable
fully to supply the demand, aud
stocks of metal have been reduced
to the point where it may lie said
there aro practically no stocks, at
h ast not in tbe hands of the smelters.
In view of thin very large demand for sp Iter, the question of
zinc ore supply isau important consideration, 'I he output of the Joplin district has fallen ott. During
the first S3 week* of  the  current
For three months or more the
Slocan public has patiently endured
the most wretched service that the
C. P. R. can give—the worst on
a virtue. The attention of tin-
postal authorities should be called
to Ihe matter, and in a manner
that will force action to be taken.
We doubt if once in three months
the Sandon train has been on time.
Day after day the mails lay four,
five, six aud eight hours at Rosebery, seldom reaching Sandon before 8 o'clock, and frequently at
12. Twice in the past ten days the
train crew has tied up the train so
as to get the rest required by the
trainmen's regulations. Where
the blame rests the public does not
care to inquire. Tho facts are sufficiently outrageous to demand the
government to act in the matter.
D. Moore came in on Friday   to
renew ore contracts.
Chas. Richardson returned from
Poplar on Saturday.
Winter quarters will soon be in
shape at the Chicago.
Ore shipments last week from
Sandon amounted to 237 tons.
Thos. Jalland and wife are spending a few days in the Okanogan.
The Idaho is preparing to ship a
30-ton car of ore every  other day.
The social dance given Thursday evening in honor of Win.
Davidson, was an unprecented success.
In a'short time the Ivanhoe will
be in shape to double its force, and
the output, of the property will then
be enormous.
Chief of Police Lyons has donned
his suit of blue and brass buttons,
and Tony Huston says he looks a
"swell guy."
Paul Hauck and family have returned to Slocan City. He put all
"tiHlTiough'ire~1iini^Wto~~t)fe5d at*
Sandon. and learned wisdom.
ii j now goes around by Kaslo. thence
t.» Three Forks by'the'K. & S. and
walks back to Alamo. By this rou*
he can beat the C.P.R. by six or
eight hours.
Trains over the C.P.R.   Sloea-n
branch  leave   Nelsrn   for   Slocan
points shortly after eight o'clock m
the morning.    Steamers  over   the
Kootenay Railway   &.   Navigation
Co's. route leave Nelson for Slocan
points at 5 a. m., connecting   witk
the K. & S. at Kaslo for   Sandon.
The C.P.R. train gets into Sandoa
any time between 6 and 12 •'clock
at night, while the K. &  S.   train
reaches Sandon at 11:30 a. m.    By
traveling over the Kootenay   Railway & Navigation Co's. route   one
can reach Sandon for dinner, walk
ten mile? to New Denver, transact
business for two hours, have supper
and catch the C.P.R. train back for
Sandon; or if he is a good   walke*,
can walk back to Sandoa and  b*>at
the   train   by   an   hour   or   two.
Mighty, indeed is the C.P.R!
A.C.Garde, manager of the Tayne
The total amount of ore shipped froir.
the Slocan and Slocan City inlninj.'
divisions for the year 1W>2 wns, Approximately. 80,000 tons Since .1 miliary 1
to October 17, HW8, the shipments hsve
been nf follows:
Wl'Ck.    T*ht
AmcrliHii Boy    »1
ArlliiL'lnii  *..
UlU'lt   I'lllH-l! 	
Ilomlli .liU-r     	
Il.miii        *"
Minn Mini	
«:rl|iiil» Silclt	
t) Uv Viiril.'n     ■■* •
Kiiii'iK ■ •**  *"
KMut M.iliten.. 	
IPifliliin.l l.U-lit   	
Illlllll. .'.*   '•'
(Viilll'O"      *•'•
l.iii'kv 'llm	
Mi t'l-H'v , 	
Mniilti.r , .......
MiiiiiiI.iIiiC.-ii    •"
1'imir      H
UillTII    llt-M.
The American Boy is looked
upon as one of tlie biggest mines of
the Sloean. Its present openings
of ore are tho richest in its history.
Alex Crawford and wife spent a
few days in Sandon this week, preparatory to moving their house-
bold effects to Thompson's Landing.
Water is being installed in the
school building, and the Jack and
.Jill process of lubricating the
schoolmaster has been discontinued.
M. J. Woods left on Tuesday for
Southern California points. He
will spend some months in and
about Los Angeles and the ocean
pleasure resorts.
The Ruth shipped 102 tons last
week. Under the contract lately
taken by Frank Malcolm to mine
the ore, the property is producing
much heavier than previously.
The C.P.R. failed to reach Sandon on Tuesday night. A movement is on foot to run a pack train
Irom Hosebery so as to get the mails
and express matter in Sandon some
time the same day.
fJ.W. Hughes arrived on Saturday. He will at once increase the
force at the Sunset,  and   ship   the
company will put on the market a
high grade zinc product. "It has
taken some time to get ready,"
said he yesterday, "but we have pint
in a large plant aud have now-
reached a point where we are in a
position to make a positive showing.
I don't care to say much concerning the work accomplished until we
can make the results as well as the
preparations public, but as you
know we have done a good deal of
development work of late and have
proved the value of the strike which
was made about a year ago; it has
turned out well.
If you must drink wine buy it at
the Kootenay in Sandon.
D. J. Robertson & Co., of Nelson sell furniture every day except
The beer made at the New York
brewery in Sandon is pleasant to
take and does not distress the
Capitalists can procure a working
liond upon an excellent silver pro.
perty l»y sending their jiddress \„
box 452, Xelson, It. C.
Late news from the Coeur
d'Alenes is to the effect that the
greatest Mlike of that district was
when the lower funnel of the   Ffi-r
I .'
taken not
several cars of ore that have been 1 cities broke into the orehodv 2. Mm
feet fiom the portal, ami at a ver-
tie.'ll depth of 1,110(1 feet, orTiO-ft feet
U'lienth former workings. When
the fiist rejuirt was sent out there
was full M'ven feet of the steel
galena, which is the high-grade
stuff of that camp. Inthe upper
workings there is :{*• feet of shipping ore. with concentrating on* on
ither siib
iu   the   course   of   tin-
sumuiei's development.
The Misses Sutherland and Pat ton
were greeted by a very nppri'chtive
audience in the Auditorium last
Friday evening. Miss Sutherland's
elocutionary powers are truly
ft„;;i masterful. She is especially strong
in her Scotch selections.
If th<
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traded ».■! MH\U.nv Jn V*. C, ji-313
deliver a short add row* in the Presbyterian -Chnnch on Friday evening, Oct. 23, on "Mountain Climbing in the liockiea and Selkirks."
tow W rail pail ol Mie -service will oe
the ordination and induction of Mr.   	
David Matheson and Mr. J. Bj »•;»««'that might have bein made
Smith into tho eldership. The|i.iUU«b*lw,,,,n i»»dng*. If* was
ladies will provide refreshments. *font P*rlla1 to "wl,<1 cat" '<*»•
A collection wllllie taken up to Hon* and made the fur fly by the
help Ui pay for putting in the eWc- j rapidity of hi'a motion.
trie lights. The meeting will open j Banker Taylor was in the hox tor
at h o'clock, sharp. \ good at-} the Neversweats. He gave a mon
tendance in requested.
He. <i\ •.'.•!-  *   ...
Hulli  *"t
Hnl t-i.t  	
Sim-All  Ml*!-     S*
SlK'HH   It >V   	
»*llvi-f Olmi-w	
Sii.'|trl»i'.,.. * ,	
Viuu-ii ivnr	
Silver, «!0<
Silver, mi
rui'n'.i, 'i/'V^
Silver. t»l J
Silver, til if
Silver, fill
Lead, fl!
Lead, I'll
I ji .'ni ,   ,i. I i
Lead, CI I
Lead, ill
Lead, ill
t-*i ; either side of this  ImmIv.   ship!
'*■*<     if the    litigation   covering   the',,,,. lh,.r,. ,„.illg ?:!u gr.;,|l<
him water lights question between .!. M, I ._ 	
'£   Harm   mid   the Slocun Star werej     (),»,. <if the Hij:gesti«ii» «ih:,»u«l
««>, I h -tile I. that mine would employ l.V> 110 the American Mining   < ongn-
men this winter.    Its  ore   stope*.,u tjM, m.,.,„ H.H„jot, WftH |,v .jHm»^
are enormous, and there is enoughs a. (Jiwge, for the agricultural de-
in Hght to keep the mine   working! partment to establish iu each sfcHe
ou ore atom for some years. vvj1(.,.(, mjnj„K j, tM,rHned extensive-
The C.P.R. ishavine-its stationMy *« exfierimentnl station, with a
((•rounds at.Sloean City put in shape! g«»i«jgisl  hi <t/uge,   wtio   should
j Ior fencing. I hey will implanted in  "u*^e report* its to the   mtutiv   ot
(trees and  How ers and grass   Is'ds.  *'"* °r«" ami   values canied for n
I Mtndot. ehi-teii* \utut tide -sune thing , rmtuuutl   itmAiAi-totUiU,   whei,e\*:
\ Anne there, but somehow the   C.P.; requested by anyone.
i-i»1 !c»|l'irl
irti-   i.w»ri»»'tie
n.1.1 nviTji^c of -1,"2]   toi'
per   week.     If   ibis  average  be       sii.vku.i.k*i>
maintained during the   remainder'
ol the year the total output will hej Oct. 15
2-15,492 tons, which is considerably! Oct. 10
H'hh Winn llie output  in Y.1U-ut 'n-«-| vn-i..   u
average output of the last   four!Oct. !'•*
years.   The falling off is due part-j Oct. 20
ly to the very unfavorable weather: Oct. 21
in the Spring, but partly, also,   to,
thc fact that no really   important      It ia said that the production
n.-w diiM uveiien   have   \»l*-\\    \o* '..' Cf ".jijib* t-'r»*vW dufiiig ihi - Whottlh
made, a highly important factor in {Sept«mi»ier   will   1*»   even   greater way of reaching Alamo   from   Nei
a district where the lif<* of the   in- than during August, the month Im- win.    He U.i** pveo upttymu in Au
complying with llie wishe* of the
public, either in h.uidliiig freight,
pis-enyer- or beautifying its station
A. C. Kiblett.  who   is   huildinir
of; the Idilhu tv.uu, lul'
i vi/ui i O'-ft't, *\ i ,i ni, r*, l*,, riiiiM-"
the report that the HotlisehHds. uf
the tlld World. Imve offered *::;.,-
(hmi.iksi for the Home-take mine,
w bile the iiiaiiiip'tiieiii |(l.|(i f„{
V*t.im,(m. Percy lord, r«ptv-
liWtj'.'.i, k i utii.^ the k»..nj..ur*, h.t* iit-j'ittt-,-4
for England, where it is Iwlieved If
wiii   he    m    i-oiilcreiice    Willi    the
letary t«»uch to the  ncenery, and'dividual mine* is notoriously short, j fore the strike went into effect.       \m the »nme day by theC.P.H.. and, wealthy linkers. THE LEDGE, NEW DENVER, B. C, OCTOBER 22, 1903.
Tenth Year.
The following lecture by C. W. Lead-
beater, an advanced occultist, ,,ou this
subject should be read with interest by a
large number of miners and prospectors
for the reason that they, as a class, are
among the largest patronizers of the "professional clairvoyant," now so much in
evidence in the large cities, particularly
to the south of us. There is a fascination
to the average, seeker of gold in the hills
in the bare possibility of someone being
able to give him some idea where the best
strike can be made, and there are not*
'wanting in the ranks of old prospectors
many who hold the advice given them by
these "professionals," at a great value.
Nor can it be denied that some of the
t'nost wonderful finds have been due to advice of tliis nature, although, on the other
band, much the same ns games of chance,
guidance has been sought in this direction over and over again and in vain.
Mention should be, made of tlie fact, little
known, tliat the vicinity of Wall Street is
alive with men and women who make
large incomes by advising speculators as
to the best times for them to plunge, and
it is claimed that many a successful'venture is indebted to counsel of this nature.
As iu tbe ease of tlio prospector, however,
where one succeeds hundreds fail, and it
is more than probable that the lucky one
would have succeeded in any event. The
fact that failures aro in evidence more
than successes finds solution in the bald
statement that many of these so-called
professionals, while perhaps able to get
glimpses of something beyond the physical, are no more able to translato what
tliey may have discovered when returning
to normal consciousness than the average
man is able to describe dreams in all their
detail. What is more important, however, is this—that when, by purity of life
and training, a man is able to bring back
information of a reliable nature—he will
then be far beyond allowing himself to
prostitute these great powers for the sake
of financial gain. P. W. Pkttit.
Clairvoyance is in its origin a French
word, signifying simply "clear seeing,"
and is properly applied to a certain power
or faculty possessed by some men which
enables them to see more iu various ways
than others see, as I shall presently explain. The word has been terribly misused and degraded, so that it probably
presents to your mind a number of ideas
of a most unpleasant kind, from which
you must free yourself if you wish to understand what it really is. The term has
_beoii_f3m ployed—to-dcsiguatii-tho-ti-icks-of-
a montebank at a fair, or the arts whereby
au advertising fortune-teller swindles his
dupes; yet in spite of all theso unsavory
associations it does nevertheless represent
n great fact in Nature, and it is of that
I wish to speak. It may be defined as the
power to seo realms of nature as yet unseen by the majority.
I am not seeking to convince skeptics
that there is such a thing as clairvoyance.
Anyone who is still in that condition of
ignorance should study the literature of
tlio subject which contains an immense
mass of evidence on tho matter; or, if he
prefers it, l.o may make direct investigations into mesmeric phenomena and the
occurrences at spiritualistic seances on bis
own account. I um speaking for llie better-instructed class of peoplo who have
studied the subject sullicienlly to know
that clairvoyance is a fact, and wish to
understand something of how it works.
The first great point to comprehend clearly
is that* there is nothing weird or uncanny
about it—that it is a perfectly natural
power, really ipiile normal lo humanity
when it has evolved a little further,
though abnormal to us at present because
the majority of men liave not yet developed it within themselves, ll is only tin-
few who have it us yet, Imt undoubtedly
all the various f.'icu)tieHwhiehuw*uruu]H-d
under Ibis head are the common property
of the human nice, and will be evolvi >* iii
everyone as time goe> on.
The majority of men nre stil! in the
{Mbition of Ix-iug unable lu Mt- llie wider
world, nnd so ilny mi- very apt  lo say
lhat il line.-*, lllll «'\is(,     'lllltt   IS   imi    S*'I1S-
iUe, bul il seems In lie human n.-iiure.   II
there exi-teil a eoiiimuniiy of blind men-
men who bad no idea of what was meant
by sight, and hud never even heard nf
siu-h a fii'iilly, how Would tin y 1.- likely
lo lul  with  regard ma man who emue
tinning tin in and claimed  tlmt   In   i-uuhl
see'/     Tiny  would   eertahily d'tiv  that
llu-ie cnulii Im-nu Mieb faculty, nnd if In-
tried  In prove  il   lo tliem, limngh  1 h«-y j divi i>e, so tliat we -«hall need  wuiie kind
uiiidit  not I*- nlil" in iH'-iniut upuii ilii'ir '. nf iii'i'.mgeiiieiH ni- i lii-silli-ali'in iu order
t henries fur all thai In-said to them, the j that tiny mny !*<■ mure readily intelligible
oue I hinge* itain lu their luimU would I
tlmt th< f»- wus .-Ainu- tri'-k«-rv .nm,■•.>. Ih r
even   though   they   could  ted  quit'- m
rapid, as are those by which we see;
others are comparatively slow, like those
of sound. Out of all the enormous range
of possible vibrations very few can affect
our physical senses. Those which range
between 4ii0 billions and 720 billions per
second impress themselves upon our sense
of sight; another small group which move
much more slowly impress our sense of
hearing; others intermediate between the
two extremes, may be appreciated by our
sense of touch as heat-rays or rays of
electrical action. Some of the slowest of
those are used by Marconi in his wouder-
ful wireless telegraphy. But among and
between all these, and far away above
those by which we can see, are myriads
of otliers which produce no effect whatever upon any physical sense. Two whole
octaves, as itVere, of such vibrations exist just beyond those by which we see,
arid will impress the sensitive plate of »
camera; but there are undoubtedly many
other octaves far beyond these in turn
which will not impress the camera.
You will observe that man connot possibly see anything which does not either
emit or reflect that sort of light which he
can grasp—which comes within the very
small set of waves that happen to affect
him. There may bo many objects in Nature which are capable of., reflecting kinds
of light which we cannot* see; aud from
investigation of a different character wo
know that there are such objects, and that
it is ihose which the clairvoyant sees.
It is simply a question, therefore, of training oneself to become sensitive to a greater
number of vibrations. Now, another fact
that needs to be considered in Ibis connection is (hat human beings vary con-,
siderably, though within relatively narrow
limits, iii their capacity of response even
to" the very few vibrations which are
within reach of our physical senses. I
am not referring to the keenness of sight
or of hearing tlmt enables one man to soo
a fainter object or hear a slighter sound
than another; it is not in the least, a question of strength of vision, but of extent of
susceptibility. This is a crucial point
which anyone may test by taking a spectroscope and throwing by its means, or by
miy succession of prisms, a long spectrum
upon a sheet of white paper, and then
asking a number of people to mark upon
the paper the extreme limits of tbe spectrum as it appears to them. He is fairly
eertaiu to find that their powers of vision
vary appreciably. Some will see the violet extending much farther than others;
others will see perhaps less violet and
more at the red end. A few may lie found
who can see farther than ordinary at both
ends, and these will almost certainly bo
what we call sensitive people—susceptible
in fact, to a greater range of vibrations
than are most* men of the present day.
There is just the same variety with regard to the sense of hearing; and the men
who can see and hear more than the rest
are just so far on the way towards clairvoyance or clairaudience.
You will readily understand that to a
man possessing wider sight the world
would look very different. Even the
slight extension which the Roentgen rays
to our normal sight to become to a considerable extent transparent; imagine how
different everything would look to a man
who had by nature even that tiny fragment of clairvoyant power, and then imagine that multiplied a hundred fold, and
you will begin to have a slight conception
of what* it is to be really clairvoyant. Yet
that is not a new power, but simply a development of tho sight we know. Man
has within himself etheric. physical matter as well as the denser kind, and ho may
learn how to focus his consciousness in
that, and so receive impressions through
it as well as through his ordinary senses.
A further extension of the snme idea
would bring tbe astral matter into action,
and then further on he would be able to
receive his impressions through oven the
mental matter. You will see that this
idea of the possibility of extension is simple enough, though it is not so easy to
imagine the full extent of the results
which follow from it.
How, you will say, does this new sense
begin to show itself? discs differ very
much, so that it is hardly possible to lay
down a general rule. Some people begin
by n plunge, and under some unusual
stimulus become able just for once to see
some striking vision; and very often iu
such n case, because tbe experience does
not repent itself, the seer comes to believe
that on lhat occasion lie must have been
the victim of hallucination. Others tind
themselves with increasing frequency seeing and hearing something to which those
around tbem are blind and deaf; others
again see faces, landscapes or colored
clouds Hunting before their eyes in the
dark liefow they sink to rest; while perhaps the commonest experience of all is
lhat of Ihose who begin to recollect with
gieateriiud greater clearness what they
have seen and In-aid in their sleep.
In trying lo deseribe what isrenllv lolie
hi-i-ii by means ot the developed senses,
the Ixst plan perhaps will l>e to consider
first the e:t-e of tin- train'-d man who has
the faculty fully itt his command, licciiuse
thut will naturally include all the partial
uiiinift-Miitiuiis of the power which are mi
much more common ; and when wc have
inulct-sliMHl tin- whole, we shall easily mv
where tlu- different parts fall into |»luee.
(iiiirvnyaiit plieiiotueiia an- ntuneruiis und
where ii i,iy!   Thai tin-re might milly I"
il    |>iilil    iiliniJim ii in lm Hi   >. n.ii'l l»' I n
very  la-t  thing they  v.<«uM U- lik< ly  In
Illl epl.
and I believe tbat our l« st plan will le to
e.i'Ao thi' i-1.rn.id divi.-ion.** tint In consider what would In seen h> !•> mid hum,
us it were, by any one who hi.d njieneil up
ine mgie-r sigui,  wit hum  inking ill ne- jtible u ]M>rsou to grasp fully
i thai it   might   give bim ; lies iif tlmt high
there so very much that we do not see at
all, but even that which we do see we see
so imperfectly. Every collocation of
physical dense matter contains also much
etheric matter, but it is only of the former part of it that we know anything, so
defective is our vision.
To aid us to grasp the practical effect of
the extremely practical nature of our
sight, let us take an illustration which,
though impossible in itself, may yet be
useful to us as suggesting rather startling'
possibilities. Suppose that instead of the
sight which we now possess, we had a
visual apparatus arranged somewhat differently. In the human eye we have both
solid and liquid matter; suppose that both
these orders of matter were capable of receiving separate impressions, but each
only from the type of matter in the outside world to which it corresponded. Suppose also that among men some possessed
one of these types of sight and some the
other. Consider how very curiously imperfect would be tho conception of tho
world obtained by each of these types of
men. Imagine them standing on the sea
shore; ono, being able to see solid matter,
would bo utterly unconscious of the ocean
stretched before him, but would see instead the vast cavity of the ocean bed,
with all its various inequalities, und the
fishes and other inhabitants of the deep
would appear to him as floating iu the nil-
above (his enormous valley. If there
were clouds in the sky they would be entirely invisible to him, since they aro composed of mutter in the liquid state; for
him the sun would always bo shining in
thedaytinio, and he would bo unable to
comprehend why, ou what is to us a cloudy
day, its heat should bo so much diminished ; if a glass of watter were offered to
him, it would appear to bo empty.
Contrast with this the appearance which
would be presented before the eyos of the
man who saw ouly matter iu the liquid
condition, He would indeed bo conscious
of the ocean, but* for him the shore and
the cliffs would not exist; he would perceive the clouds very clearly, but would
see scarcely nothing nothing of tho landscape over which they were moving. In
the case of the glass of water he would be
entirely unable to see the vessel, and
therefore could not understand why tho
water should so mysteriously preserve the
special shapo given to it by the invisible
glass. Imagine these two persons standing sido by side, each describing tho land,
scape as he saw it, and each feeling perfectly certain that there could be no other
kind of sight but his in the universe, aud
that anyone claiming to see anything
more or anything different must necessarily boa dreamer or a deceiver!
Wc can smile over the incredulity of
these imaginary observers; but it is extremely difficult for the average man to
realize that, in proportion to the whole
thut is to bo seen, his power of vision is
very much more imperfect thun either of
theirs would be in relation to the world as
he jjees it. And he is also strongly disposed to hint that those who see a' little
more than he does must really be drawing on their imagination for their alleged
facts. It is one of the commonest of our
mistakes to consider that* the limit of our
power of perception is also the-limit of all
that there is to perceive. Yet the scien-
finiteshnal proportion (as compared with
the wholo) of the .groups of vibrations by
which alone we can see or hear is a fact
about which tuero can bo no doubt. The
clairvoyant is simply a man who develops
within himself the power to respond to an-
ether octavo out of the stupendous gamut
of possible vibratio;];;, and so enables himself to sco more ox the world around him
than those of more limited perceptions.
Other creatures al:x> he would see—other
inhabitants of our w-rid which are not
visible to ordinary sight, and so aro not
believed to exist by peoplo of materialistic
temprniiieut., The folk-lore of all countries bears witness to the fnct tliat there
nro spiritsof the mountain and stream, beings in tho air and in the mines, called by
many different names, such as fairies,
elves, pixies, brownies, undines, sylphs,
gnomes, good people nnd other titlus, but
known to exist and occasionally seen by
those whose work takes thorn far away
from the haunts of men into lonely places
as docs that of the shepherd and mountaineer. This is not, ns lias been thought,
a mere popular superstition, but has a
foundation of fact liohind it, as most popular superstitions have, when properly
understood. A whole evening's lecture
might easily be given upon these creatures
but 1 have only time now just to mention
their existence. Another point* that could
hardly fail to strike the newly develois-d
clairvoyant, is the presence of new colors
aliout him—colors to which we can put
uo name, In-causo they are entirely unlike
any thnt wo know. This is quite natural,
for after all color is only a rate of vibration, and when one liccoines sensitive to
uewmti'Hof vibration new colors must
Now suppose our mnn developed himself so far as to have at his command astral senses as well as etheric, what would
lie tho principal additions fo Iin worldV
He would Hud it very different in several
ways, nut mily iu (hut he would see mon-,
but in that the faculty itself is diffeiviit.
We have now passed l»eyon«l the mere development of the organ of sight, and nre
dealing with a faculty which mills uo or-
gan—a higlit which sees nil sides of an object ul niiro, and eiin see it uh well behind
a* liefore, Thennlv way in which yon
can thoroughly uiidorsttind this night is to
regard it as fonrdinieiiKioiuil, und considering lhat it gives its pn.'Sii-Mir the same
powers wilh res|»e«-t to iis as we Imve with
ri>]K-<-i tun twodiinensiiiiinl being, This
.Mudy of tlm I'liui'th Dimension is a must
fascinating one, uiul the Um wuv that I
kmiw, sliurl of nstnil sight   itself  In en-
the caiKihili-
you how littlesdependance can be placed
upon the accuracy of the reports of the
senses; it does teach usjthat merely to see
or to feel anything is not sufficient for
perfect knowledge of it. We know that
we have constantly to correct one sense by
another in order to obtain anything approaching accurate information.
If we look at a glass cube, we shall see
the further sido of it in perspective—that
is, it'will appear smaller than the nearer
side. We know that it is not really so,
but that this is only an illusion due to our
physical limitations. With astral sight
we shoul see all the sides equal, as we
know that they really are. Our physical
sight does not in reality give us any measure of distance; it is ouly the brain that
supplies that from its experience. You
may see this at once in the case of the
stars; none of us can t?ll by sight whether
a star is large or small, for what appears
a very large and brilliant star may seem
so ouly because it is near us, nnd it may
really be much smaller than others which
to us seem insignificant because they are
nt a much greater distance. It is only by
scientific methods entirely unconnected
with apparent brightness that we are able
to determine the relative size of some of
the stars. Tho astral sight docs give us
much more real information, and as far
as it goes it is reliable, so that we are in
every way justified in speaking of this
plane and its senses as moro real than this.
This sight will give him who possesses
it much information about his fellowmen
which would not otherwise bo within his
reach, and that means that he will understand them better, aud bo able to help
them more readily. As ho looks at his
friend, he will sec him surrounded by the
luminous mist of the astral aura, flashing
with all sorts of brilliant colors, nnd constantly changing in hue and brilliancy
with every variation of that friend's
thoughts and feelings. A great deal
would be shown to him by those colors
which is hidden from him now. Strictly
speaking, all thought should belong to tho
mental plane; but whenever any thought
is tinged with personality, whenever it is
mingled with feeling, or connected with
the self, it creates vibrations in astral
matter as well as in mental, aud so shows
itself in the astral body, and would therefore come within tho purview of our man
with astral sight.
Not only would he thus learu much
more nbout the men whom he already
knows, but many new forms would come
into view, for the astral world has its inhabitants just as much as the physical.
The most important of these from our
point of view are those whom we ignor-
autly call tho dead—ignorantly, because
they aro not less alive than wo, but more.
They are as near to us as they ever were,
and thej' are using normally and constantly this sight which is ns yet abnormal to the men still in the physical body.
The question of life after death ceases to
be a question for a clnirvbyant; it is useless to argue about it, for there are theso
"dead" men, and obviously in full and
vivid life. Thus there conies to every
clairvoyant who has been properly trained
the stupendous advantage of certainty
about, many pf the problems which vex
the minds of less favored men. The definite knowledge that thero is a perfect
under which every human being is developing makes an incalculable difference
in a man's life, for even the profouudest
intellectual conviction falls very far short
of the precise kuowledge gained by direct
personal experience.
The subject, is well worth our study,
and it needs much fuller treatment than
can bo given to it in an evening's lecture;
those of you who will read the book which
I wrote about it some four years ago will
be ablo from that to fill in many details
for which tonight thero is uo timo, aud I
would very urgently beg any who thiuk
of experimenting or investigating in connection with the matter, first to acquaint
themselves thoroughly with what their
predecessors havo dono, as by doing that
thoy will escape many dangers nnd much
disappointment. This is equally necessary whether a mnn is trying to develop
tho faculties within himself, or experimenting with others who already possess
them; ho must uudorstand what it is tlmt
is being seen, ho must have in his mind a
broad outline of the possibilities, so that
he may not lie deceived or alarmed. By
full and cureful study, ho will come to
realize how perfectly natural clairvoyance
is; ho will comprehend its laws, nnd loam
the necessity of submission to them; ho
will see in vivid colon*) the dangers of impurity, und tho absolute need of the highest thought and noblest intention in tho
man who touches this higher nnd holier
sido of human life. Thus ho will lw led
to prepare himself by self-control nnd self-
unfoldnient to enter into the temple of
tho mysteries, so that his studios mny be
a source of blessing nnd happiness to himself and to nil those who nre associated
with him in them.
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UK, 11(01, with 1500 linen conniMjtod with
tin* H.vnt««m. Tho tiiritf is iV> .'m. fur nn un-
limili-d wrvlt'-H over tho wholo Hyuti'iii ex-
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Working  exiH-nm-n  nhwirlMMl   l".'0,H?| of
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The wrviee generally continue*toIn> ne.
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homo to those who trnvnl. H In xlluiittid on the kIiom of Lake Hloean, the mont
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KranJent M;cnery on tlii. coulinent, The Internal iirrni.Kiiiiiiiiitii of the hotel nro
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Mii-e uf luui'h U the iiioM i-iihilv dii-eiveil j annum.   The tmwMageH per mi I men her per
; of nil,   If ymi wi.-h In teat thi*-*. for i.,ui-. | day vary in the different exehuii}.'e.>i from
■'■"■■■. •' ■•■■'■ t-7*-'- y^ j, .„.,,- ,,-. ji.riui j Ay "'-" "'"• '■'•.':','"" *'''''"'y''"''''''<?7 '",v''"^
eviTydnv life. Take three I am* Uot wafer, thirtmi [*r *u Wr»l«r per ilny. 'I he trnf •
on.- tn* iini ua run *.»» U .sr to toiiiii, wn. flr in trunk tiie*.ni»gi-j»j)ttrlicnlarly incoui-
• ither Ie|iiil, uiul tinKhird irviuld. I'hiee hig call*. ul*o kIiowm u eonniilerahlc in-
them in fnr.' vmi. and jmi v.mr ri>;hi liaud ! ,'r'"ilw* "" ^e previous year. Conwiiler-
into the Imi water and vour l.-Jr hand in- i«''lc attention Iuik U* n devoted to open,
in Ihe 1 old water and niter allowing ih.-ni j »'<K public telephone ollhf* for the n«e of
: to remain for a few minor, s fmr them ?*he puhlie throughout fhe eity, there fie-
imlh in llie lipid wjili r. Von will laid*1'"« u,nv n!l m '>l>''»'«**><>». At May '.Hat
tliat nl (hut umm* nf your right li.nut will 1 thew w»-re 0lt» in*tntuu-ntn eonnwted.
«i»»iiie vim liml iimi v%iiier 11 inir-otiif«,i't.lth»"i*»' iieing i*uiwni»ii for UHla purftoim
nhly eo'ltl, while llie left Imnd will n-jmrt | »,ui timo*; ut whichnhout -itmhave never
   .    _   -     ,.       ..      ...   , - -. Invar..
ibtiivly mtcuiiKium, nu ma nut only i« Ihi* i* a trivia! iu»tfti»c«, but it due* show j &'** "W"11 ,y h» uxccut-wl.-The Xok-o,
i- in <-«•«)!
eal pl-tlie,
\<-iy inti.- i*if» how iKtttial o'.ir^ight
t<«'»i**fi wj»li !hi*  jFl*-v*tit   p!iy>i'
. v, ltiimit taking any aeeonni of
iiuytliiu^ lii.'hi r for the moiuenf, Then-
nr. M*\i 111-'iiidiiioii-. uf phy-ieal matter,
and oui »e/h( i» onlv «l!.. to di-liiiguidi
two uf tht til, the -4,\l,l   ,m,\   fhe   lli|ll]ll*.--
I'ui' „e 1.ni \iia i.iniy " i* a inn' gain, irt-
le»« like i-hlnritie.   if   iirqiji. n*. u, hav«- t«
lOtO,, mint   lil   U'   «...n.       Ai!   I'ulllld     ll*   HI
,lii linlui ll-* .uh-hio; ill r.i-.i.ni'*. and ' till'le    ( ,„  !-..,■---
maiterof the \,ri"-*'no*- of which we aw il loih-hmin a* ahn<*t t<»» hot f<< }*«»•* 'been ktttiM-riU-r* l*-fow.   Al«»nt Wl or-
m Bank of Montreal
•ttablltfi«d 1817-
i:apltal (all paid up) * I s»,H70,'2*1.00
.4.1 i'i, . IM* i,'.if:'.i,       '■ 11"' ' ! ,'*' !*>.', 1,1
irmtiviilml [profit*      olo.tMl oi
Kt. Hon. .Slrathenn* and Mount H«val, (J C. M. (J  l're*hient.
Hon. fl. A Driiiiiuioiul, Vk-e-l'reHiilent,
K. S ClaiWtrtii, Oeneral Mnnager
Hranthe* in *U part* "/ Canada, NiiwIouudlaiKl, Ureal iiritaiu,
mat the Vnileti State*.
New Denver Branch, A. W. Strickland, Acting Mgr.
M Tenth Year.
[Condensed advertisements, such as For Sale
Wanted,Lost,Strayed, Stolen, Births, Deaths.
Marriages, Personal. Hotels, Legal, Medical,etc,,
are inserted when not exceeding; 20 words for
15 cents each insertion. Each live words or less
)ver 20 words are live cents additional.!
I and American plan. Meals, L'5 cents. Rooms
from 2 c up to -Jl. Only white help employed.
Nothing yellow about the place except the nold
in the sate. MALONE & TltEGILLUS.
located and lit by electricity .
quarters for tourists and old timers
millionaires, are equally  welcome.
MADDKN. Proprietor.
is contrnlly
It is hi'-aa-
Minw-s or
npiIB'UOVAL HOTKL, Nelson, is noted for
. ■*■ the excellence of ilscuisine. SOL JOHNS,
BARTLETT HOUSK, formerly the Clark
is the best SI a day hotel iu Nelson. Only
white help employed. O. W. BAKTLETT
THK   EXOHANOK, In KASLO, has plenty
of airy rooms, and a bur replete with tonics
aud bruccm of uiaiiy kinds.
flAHK MAZK, In KASLO.  is just thc place
X    for Slocan people to tind when dry or in
search of a downy couch.
near Ward St.;Nelson, B.O.   Tho Dollar a
Day Houso.
*     liuiiiu for all ti
James Cummincs,Proprietor,
in Ferguson is a cheerful
■*■ ' can people when they an
McDonki.i, & lli.Aiac, Pi'opriuto
is tho home of Store in Ferguson,
...  BRITANNIA  HOTEL is the oldest and
the best hotel in Lardo.   Gold seekers always welcome.   Ulvin llltus.
»T>HB QUEEN'S HOTEL in Trout Lako has ample
•*■ accommodation for a largo number of
guests.  AmiAiiAMHux Buosj
JG. MKLVIN, Manufacturing Jeweller
• Expert Watch Repairer, Diamond Selter,
and Engraver. Manufactures Chains, LockclS
and Blngs. Workmanship guaranteed equal to
any in Canada. Orders by mail solicited ""-
240, Sandon.
"Wholesale   MerolisLrxts.
ers in Butter. Eg£
Fruit)Nelson, B.C.
s, Cheese, Produce and
.   Hcltor, Notary Public.
B., Barrister, So-
Vancouvcr.B. C.
t. GRIMMETT, t. t.
Jjjl.  Solicitor,Notary fuoiic,    niuiuuu, o.
Branch Ottlce at New Deliver every Saturday
B., Barrister,
Sandon, B.C
Insurance So Real Estate
We have just paid our visit to the Lick
observatory. We started on Saturday
morning by the eight o'clock train—a
party of four of us. The eight o'clock
train is the coast express to Los Angeles,
so it did not stop anywhere until it got to
San Jose, 51 miles from San Francisco.
(Notice, by the way, that the word is not
pronounced as you might suppose, but is
called San Hosay). The railway runf
through pretty country, with glimpses of
water now and then on both sides—the
ocean on the right and Sun Francisco bay
on the left, and always hills in the background ou both sides. There are a number of pretty little stations and nice houses
with large grounds along the route. When
we arrived at St. Jose we went at once to
the Hotel Vendome and engaged rooms,
and booked our passage in the coach which
was to start at 12:30, and then we walked
around the town for a couple of hours, It
is a very nice place, full of palms and
flowers, and very quiet in comparison
with San Francisco. Though it is ouly
51 miles away, tho differenco in climate is
remarkable; hero there is often a mist,
and a wind which is sometimes chilly,
but there the sun was bright and everything felt tropical.
A little before twelve wo went back to
the hotel and had lunch, aud at 12:30 our
coach was at the door. It was what they
call a Surrey, having three seats one behind the other, all facing forwards. The
first part ot the drive was along a long,
straight avenue of great trees, mostly fir
and eucalyptus, but all sweet smelling.
This was on the level, but at its end we
turned to the right and began to ascend.
We kept on for more than an hour along
the side of the hills, constantly rising
higher and higher, and increasing our
view of tho valley below, until at last we
seemed to como over the shoulder of the
hill, and turn up a winding valley with
beautiful views.   Here the road was lined
with vineyards, and wre were constantly
coming upon picturesque little bits of
scenery at almost every turn of the road—
and there are a gi'eat many turns. A short
descent brought us to Smith creek, where
there was a kind of small hotel, at which
wo had a rather poor dinner at 4 o'clock,
having como 21 miles in those MlA, hours.
We changed horses here and had fresh
ones for the next stage, which, though
it was only seven miles, was a steady
climb and was decidedly steep in places.
This piece of road is considered a great
feat of engineering, for it hns just 865
turns in it—one for every day in the year
—and many of them are regular horseshoe curves, so that the road looks like a
series of s's.   Here again there were very
Houses to rent and Town
Insuranco Agents.   Dealers in Real Estate
Mining Properties    " ~
Lots for Sale.
KASHDALl,, NewDenver, B.C.,
Real Estate nnd Mineral Claims for Sale. Claims
represented and Crown Granted.
Uiva had 17 yours exiierleiice in dental work, anil
makes a itiecinlty of Gold Bridge Work. Visit
made to tlie Slocun regularly.
Qeneral   Store.
r T. KKIil.Y, THUEE FORKS, dealer In
A, Groceries, Dry Goods, Ete., Goods Ship-
pod all oviir thu Slocau.
after leaving Smith creek I slept all the
way. There was a big log fire,in the big
hall at the hotel, and supper was ready
for us, but we preferred to go straight to
bed. Next morning we took the 9:20
train back to San Francisco.
Douglas Pettit.
San Francisco, Oct. 5th, 1903.
English Fur Fashions.
"You want to know what will be the
fashion during the coming year? For
ties, sables will be 'the thing,' and anyone
possessing these furs has made a good investment. The skins are absolutely like
diamonds in the market. Russian fox
skins will be greatly worn, as also will
baum and stone martens. Martens and
sables are so much alike that until recently, when there was a case iu the courts
on the subject, furriers used frequently to
sell tho former as 'marten-sables.' The
best sables are, of course, Russian. They
are darker than the Canadian specimens,
and better, because of the moro intense
cold of the climato in which they are
found. Speaking broadly, this year skins
will bo all of the darker shades—brown
predominating. Neck-stoles are to be
somewhat longer than last winter, reaching below tlio knee, and very broad, almost capo-like in tlie collar. Tho number
of tails worn is at the same timo to be reduced. Muffs are to bo of a larger size,
and will, of course, match the ties.
"As to coats and capes, these will be
practically the same as before. There will
be the Russian blouse shapes, basques and
sack jackets. A thing that is coming on
the market is a seal-dyed, sheared musquash skin. This goes through much the
same process as that to which the real
sealskin is subjected. It is quite as effective as the genuine article, but just
one-quarter as expensive. As I told you,
moleskin is coming in. For jackets, mink
and sable have reached a prohibitive
price, and only the very favored few can
afford them.
"Sealskin in the new styles will, of
course, retain its position; but that, too,
is terribly expensive. Some years ago
coats of this fur were worn long—nearly
to the ground—but they wrcre too heavy.
Nowadays not weight, but price will keep
them short."
Moleskin, which was all the rage during
the first three months of the season, has
lost some of the favor then shown to the
article, owing to the difficulty experienced
in working it, and, in part, owing to the
lack of good winter skins; stock held in
this and the Leipzig market consist mainly of inferior summer goods which are not
China kid crosses are selling freely for
tho English market, and stocks are comparatively small.
Hares and marmots are suffering from
the high prices at which they do not find
ready buyers.
Thibets are in moderate demand, and
only best skins for natural use can sell in
small-lotsr —• ———
Black bears are not doing well, and are
disappointing to English manufacturers
who formerly made a specialty of them;
grizzly bears are used only- for rugs;
wolves of best quality aro still purchased
freely for America; other grades are taken
for tho rug trade in England.—Telegraph.
Over Wallace-Miller block. Baker
street, Nelson. Special yearly contracts for Pressing Repairing and
Cleaning. Goods called for and
delivered weekly. Tents and awnings made to order.
Bring' Your
JOB —.
to this oflice. Il will not hurt
you, and will help the editor to
live in luxury.
General Draying: Mining
Supplies and Heavy Transportation a Specialty . . .
Goal and Wood for Sale
Saddle Horses and   Pack
Animals.    .   .    .    .    .    .
Feed Stables at New Denver.
Smoke %
g 3Bviti$b Zion and
^mainland Qigav$
Vancouver and Nelson*. B. C.     ft
Direct  Importer
of Wools
My stock of Kail and Winter Suiting! is now complete. How aliout
a suit for Xmas. He Rood to yourself and present, .yourself with a
stylish sutit of the liest material.
Is the only hull in the city suited for Theatrical
Performance?, Concerts, Dances and other pui-
lie entertainments.   Por bookings write or wire
Secretary Sandon Miners' Union
JUM. The moHt complete iirii tii
on tliuConilnoiilof North Ameri-n CAL I 11
en. Wltuawd uiliUt scenery un- Q C O n D T
rivalled Ior Grandeur, ltoiitlnu. [1 CO U W I
Ftlhlnit nml Kxcurxloim lo the ir.iinyiKilnt.iol
liitereat. TulcKnipliU* communication with nil
part*of the world; two mails arrive nml dipim
everyday, It* bathe* cure all nervou* and
muscular dUcawjn! Ita waters heal nil Klditev,
Llyer and Ktoniiu-h Ailment* of every niimc
Tlio price ot a round-nip ticket hetween
Naw lienvcr and Halcyon, ohtulniililo nil the
jredr round and wood for so iliiyM, Is fcS.SS,
eyon Hprliigs, Arrow I.ukc, 11. U.
0   vlnclal Uiul Mil v.*} or
Dominion and
.Nelson, It, Vi.
AH HKYLANn. Kmnneur and Provincial
•  Land Hurveyor. KArtM)
Employment   Agency.
Mel8on Employment Agency
Jlnlpof a'l kind*
.1.11 I.i ,vi
p. O. II11X. Ui'l
ftrti-il/l »v ,iion,.\,\ .mil.i. ,t i .
.Wav* iti. Li;   li,Mil.i.,i A.'i, .•;.•:;, ,•.*. .'.',•
11:25 o, in. Ait. .SANDON Lv. l.-w p. in.
fom n. m. Lv. N KLSON Au. 7:15 p. tn
Min. m. Au.   KASt/i r.v. :M'1 p m
Ticket* hoIiI to all pnrtu of tin- Unit<»<l
SNfuintifMVirt.-Klrt vl.a ftrcnt Niutiit.ru
HtiJ O, It, &, N. CuiHpHnj''* line*,.
For (urthor jmrtlitilarn call on or ml
ROBERT IRVING, Mining*!-, Kaalo,
-flue-views -all-the-way- -upe-and—we-oould-
see the whito domes of the obsex-vatory apparently quite close to us, yet we had to
take very uiauy turns before we could get
to it. Wo eventually reached tho top
at G :!}0, just as the sun was setting. First
we looked at the astrouomical photographs and at some of their instruments,
while the grout telescope was being got
ready for us. We expected to see it
turned upon either Jupiter or the moon,
both of wliich wero very conspicuous, and
wo were disappointed wheu wo saw by
tho turning of tho great dome that it was
directed to something quite different, but
wheu wo found what it was wo wero more
than satisfied, and realized that tho astronomers know best what was good for
us. I am sending you n photograph of
telescope, so you will soo how it is balanced so that all that enormous weight
can bo moved with oue hand easily. The
dome can bo turned by moving a little
lover, and another little wheel raises or
depresses tlio floor and nil the peoplo on it
just as wanted. This is to mako it suit
tho slope ut wliich tho tolescopo happens
to bo, and it constantly has to bo altered
us the earth moves.
Tlio astronomer in chargo gavo us a little leet tire as to what wo were going to
see, and then called us all up in turn to
look at tho planet Saturn and somo of his
satellites. It was a most wonderful sight.
He lay at a convenient angle so that the
double ring around him was clearly shown
and even the faint dark ring inside the
others, which they call tho guage orcrapo
ring, was to bo men, and tliey say that
very good telescopes only show that. Four
satellites were within tlie field of tho tele-
scope, but they told us that others were
just out-aide of our view. Two colored
markings were visible upon the body of
Saturn—n reddish orange belt not far from
his iM]iiat(U', and a delicate bhio band ahout
where his arctic circle ought to lie if he
had one Tie' nutii in charge told u* \:e
were fortunuH' to see ihece, as they were
not always us clear as this, As soon as
wo had looked as long as we decently
conld with such a crowd wailing their
turn, we went to the other end of the
building, where there was a Ili-inch eoua-
torial lel(wo]M>, and looked through tliat.
At first it was directed ii|m>ii the moon,
but that was so nearly full that it was
just like a groat gleaming ball of frosted
silver mid almost Miiuleil us to look at it,
The imi>.( ititei-exling thing iiIhiii) it was
♦ hat one sidewecauld just see some nioiiil-
! tain tops on which the miii wa..beginning j ™ m.]Mm of „ ,„,,„ in „„, <<H       .,.,„
lo shine as it rose luihnt mui of ih.uuooii.   VuuuA ..,.,«.,.. .„.„ ,.,.,' '  ,' ,.i *,n t,* ,
ingin.h.Mili-njuit-l IV..... .In-lLlv ,,f llJ^rfW    ro,       v     7  '
moo,, altogether.    I. was tine to see the\^: "    "   '   »"?    K» J"'1'M»    * «"'   '!''
*h» catch a f.v,h iMiint or peak, whirl, im-'     '    .. ' n ^ t, l,,r    f"   'J
mediately Iw-gnn t'o shim- out „ the dark- $,? '' 1^ " '" " ^ £ "'"T„ , " ,
nesslila.'., little while .loud. Then .he " , ' "»'"' J I "'" '^ »f«'V« ryhiinijpin
man tnrue.l the Mown,*, upmi j,,,,^,,, >«'<""'"•> Imve been ...Hilled, and Ihe el.i.l
and we hud another treat.   Jupiter looked
Extraordinary Case of Disappearance.
For several weeks a case of extraordinary mystery has been causing a feeling
of intense aud painful interest in Euglaud.
On tho 15th.of last August Miss Hickman,
ono of tho lady doctors at tho Royal Froo
Hospital, in tho Gray's Inn Road, London, disappeared, and despite the efforts
of tho entire police force, aud a large
number of private friends, bosides tho expenditure of a considerable amount of
money, not any kind of a clue to her
whereabouts or trace of her in any shape
or way has so far been obtained. At noon
on tho 15th of August of this yoar Miss
Hickman was on duty in the Royal Free
Hospital and mado an appointment to
take tea that evening with ono of tho lady
officials of tho placo. Whether sho loft
tho hospital is not ovon known, no one
saw her leuvo; the building has been
searched from basement to roof, first by
the hospital authorities and again by the
•Scotland Yard police; a reward for information has been olVered by tho polico and
a much larger one by tho fother of the
missing lady, but with no satisfactory result. In addil ion to an unusual amount
of newspaper publicity a quarter of a million of bills have been distributed over the
country with a minute description and u
portrait of the woman so niysferionslv
It is from every point of view a most
cnliiir case. The hospital is one of the
gest and most important in London,
and anyone practising there is sure to Im.
known to a considerable number of jn-o-
pio. Miss Hickman is of noticeable an-
jii-arnnce; she stands .'* feet 10 inches high,
ls 110 years of age and of masculine build.
She is desi-rils'd as of studious hiibits,
level headed, and much attached to her
profession. Her father is well otV,iiii]ie-
ouniiiry trouble* could, so far as known.
iiilmrusM il her, and lln-re is imt the faint-
very much like his pieiim-s, with four
Muck Iini'* newwu-Mm liinlHni' iim nent nu
though tliey iuul Ik-i-ii ruled with a ruling
III It, UUU t'llil  ut  ltt,1 Mil UlilMH ilMl'llt^lll
Sine with Iii* iijiuitur, three on one hide
and one on the other. The fifth satellite,
which was diwovered wilh the big Lick
toleseojie, and was not vkiblc, as it hup-
IM'iuyt to lm U'liiiul the planet  jtii-l  <h"ii:
nun iniy'niiiv \v mu   nm   nun-  n-i-ii   it
Wilh the smaller teles«ii|ie. We were Very
fortunate iii our ihree Mibjeets—.Saturn,
j Jupiter, and Oie moon—ami hone of uh
will ever forger them.
j We started down iilmut H;;io nnd the
j drive was a very delightful mie. The way
'• in which tin' etmeh •iwniiu .'itiiond thii-'i'
| •.liiirp lums was gloriuiis. mid looked e.v
' tri-mely dumterons. but I suppose it n-uHv
; wus iM-rfi'ctly safe. W<- changed !i<t-<>
i again at Smith iwk. und reaehed the ho-
! let exactly nt midnight. I Au nut know
1 much about the tout i«irf of the drive, for'
foreign journals have published full details, and in many cases a portrait of th-*-
lady wanted.   In similar circumstance*
tiny ntMihii'oiw fit*1
,ttt!*i til  lit
'.''Mill     ''I
it * u n'm it i-i
f.'V  *.vitb   ***•
Qaeesi's Hotel
iiiiriI  Ml t'l I, Nt'lmiti    li  I
Lighted by Kleetrii ity
Heated by Hot Air
Law mill i*iiiii(nrtiilili' llt»!mom*
ii"- I'I'uh-a i: ".in. i'.t.„*,,;v u i.,.1 .*
Ul M«li.
nml lift -
P.   BURNS &  CO.
Sandon and Elsewhere
Fresh   Salted   and   Smoked   Fish   Just   Received
astern   and  Olympia   Oysters.     Turkeys • and   Ch ck ns
ot all Kinds Made Fresh Every  Day.
Staple   and   Fancy
Groceries, agent for
Gooctoin Candles
Giant Potoder, Etc.
Love in Nelson.
, This picture represents a nightly
scene in Nelson and shows that the old
old story is ever new. The young man
is happy because his best girl fans the
delicately perfumed atmosphere, while
he sits serenely, well knowing that his
immaculate shirt bosom was done up
at the
Kootenay Steam Laundry
becomes critical.
Mcpherson & hurley
SANDON, 13. C.
P. 0. Box 296. Phone 179
ami agents for
Filbert Hotel
Bennett & Clark, Proprietors.
The Filbert is now the best hold in the Slocan. The Dining Room is conducted
on strictly first-class principles. Thc rooms are large, comfortable*,
and properly taken care of.
Electric Light, Hot Air, Modern Plumbing, Everything
We sSet the Best Meal in Sandon
Meals 50c. Tickets $7.    Main street, Sandon.
A visit to our Tailoring Emporium will give you
an idea of the prevailing styles for Spring Clothing
El Justillo
Our Special,
El Condor,
Tuckett's Union Label
Karnack T. & B. V. C.
Corner Alexander Stri'i»t;|*ui<i;Coliimlila Avcimo,
Vancouver, H. 0.
World's Scenic Route
Hotel Sandon
Robert Cunning, Proprietor.
Pioneer hotel of the Slocan.    A table that is replete with
thc Choicest Seasonable Viands.
Rooms Large, Airy .'ind t'onifoilahlt-.    Special Atluilion to Mining Ti.iJk-
Dlreot Lino
Low Rotot
Nuw York
Viinc inivnr
J'nil liiml
Sun l-'riini'i-iii
vin Soo Pacific Line,
Chicago, and all 11. i
St. I'nnl,
\ Points.
S. S. Service From
to Alaska, Sapan China, Hawaii, and
Settlers' rates wcstlwund, sold daily
till November 30.
Thmiiuli (looking to ICii^'land and
tlio font Incut via all S, S. lUxr.
For time tallies, rates and iiiforina-
tion apply tu lucal agent ur write.
.1. S. luilTFII, K*J I.OVI.K,
!>, I\ A.,.s.'li*ni!,ll.'<\       A.ti I' A.. Vkih'i.iivm-
■ ■ •
MIW. K. V„ (T..UtKK, I'Mi.tt.-ti.-i
Is the leading hotel in Southern JJjitish  Columbia
It lias ample accommodation for a larjje number oi
ijikM';.   ;mk!   ihe uV:i!   ptvifion 3i   orfiipic" ;)ppi:i!-
equally to any traveler as well as the tourist.  Drummers will find larfje sample rooms aud all the conveniences oi the modern hotel.
KAMI'S, li e.
Mn tlni* »ln tin- 1'iil'n Mull f« vi n Krii|») >*wr
hl.'if *il|;   li~\ i'llli.k,'   lili ll.li h r',/i|la,ll IhiIIkI
In Mil'ml     |I.*N   HllillV.   ,S.,li|i- iiliii'il;   J   K.
i.iiiuiiM.,  \in uiitiui, .!*■*  ii.  riiiMicun.
S«,1 It I.ii)
A.F. & A.M.
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NELSON.    " - -      B. C THE LEDGE, NEW DENVER, B. C, OCTOBER 22, 1903.
Eleventh Year
New Stock
Over Shirts
Just unpacked;   also fine
line   of    Rubber   Goods.
We will receive a ear-load of
Vegetables in a few days. Get
your order in early.
Ne»v Denver, B. C.
Have you your
Stoves forWi titer?
We cajrv all sizes of the best makes
of eoul ami wood burners. Tliey are
makers of heat anil  Bivers of fuel.
The Ledge.
Willi which is amnlK.-iinatml tlie
Samiii.v   I'.WS'IIIKAK,
Pulilishi'il every Thursday lu tin; rii-licst silver-
leiid-zini- i-uuip 011 e.-irtli.
'LvkiiI ailvei-rlsin-r in i-enti a noniinrlcl line
lirst inserlioii, nml .* i-i>nts n line i-.-ich siiiiso<)uciit
insertion. Ke.-uliuir notices 25 cents 11 line, nnd
commercial advcrtl-fng smiled in prices arcord-
iiiK to circumstanci-s.
Subscription,gift yetir in advance or $2.50 if
not so paid.
Certilicnte of Improvement notices i'7. Delinquent Co-owner notices .-10. "
Fellow Pilgrims: Thk Lhdgk is located at
New I'enver, B. C , and is trticed to ninny parts
of the earth It has never been raided liy the
fherifF, snowslided by chenii silver, or miliducd
by the fear of man It works for the trail blazer
as well as the bay-windowed. chainpacne-(In vored
capitalist It alms to be on the right side of
everything, and believes that hell should lie administered to the wicked in large doses. It has
stood the test of time, and an ever-increasing
paystreak is proof that it is hotter to tell tin-
truth, even If the heavens /lo occasionally hit
our smokestack.
One of the noblest works of creation is the man
who always pays the primer; lie is sure of a
bunk in paradise, with tlioi'iile.i-s roses for a pillow bv night, and nothing but gold to look at
by day.
Address all communications to—
New Denver. B. C
A pencil cross in this square
I ldtciites thnt your subsi-riji
ti >n is due, and ttiat the editor
wants -ince again to look at
your collateral.
Brick Block    New Denver
Manner of BOSUN HA1.L.
The manner in which the American Smelting & Refining Co. is
handling the lead situation in Colorado, is evidently not to the liking
of the Leadville Herald. In a recent issue this paper said editorially: "Some months ago the smelters
Sn ii iimi
Kiwi Ave.)
Iiunniiiff since the «reat lire, nnd alwaysojien
up to nildiilarlit. Call iu wln-n you strike the
-tilver City uiul net a liller.
Meal Ticket, $5.50 for $5.00
fi.il. ML'KHAKI).
Aden! f'-r Inland Cigar Co,, «if K;miloops.
p.o.box ae NEW DENVER.
TiriiHon n|ip||i<at|ou
I'llll.AIIKM'IIIA   NO.   't   Mineral  Claim! ll
*tiii-.*e   III  the    HIoi-hii    Mlnlnif  lllvlnlon of;
'Vi-.l   Kn'tciiny 11ml r lit      Wln-ri- locnti» ■!,
• In   illvl>ll>   Im-Iwckii   KIlllH'll  and   Oranlte
■ ri-i'k-i   iitmiil H 'niii** *iiiilliHi-*it>-rly from I
Un- TIi,,iiiii-iii uruiip
'I'AKK VuTICK liml!. K H I'li-ineiit*, ni-iliig
|    »> iti'.-iii for li, ">i l'ri'*('iiit,fn-i- 'ilni-r-'i-i-r-;
inl.-fn.*\.i lltu.NI. ¥ \, rr.in.tt. ¥ III! Sn.!
1*17 -•»\Mii.f  WA   0.|.l.'ii,  V.M I'.   Xu. |l>3.'.1. i
niti-iiil,   »iMy   ilny*   from    lliu   dnti'  In-renf!
i i|i|i|r tu tin- Mining Hm-nriliT for « IVrllltr*l« j
.I Ini|ii-ixi>iru*iiin. fur tin- |iiir|inii-  of ulitnliiliip
l I'TlWII li'llllt ,,f tin- »Ik.VI rl.ilm I
And furtlmr like notli-i* lh t( in-tlnii. unili-r «#(-• j
"inn IT, nni«t be i-.iiniiH-iin-l In-fur.- Iim iwtuiiif '
Jt -.** I, Ctitltiim*- nf !miii»iii-iiiriiii>. I
I'ltf.lihlol-iilnyof Auifii««.A O. l*«*J. !
V. h CLKMKNTM. NVI**iti,H.*n. j
•p> im.iSQi'r.ST ciuiwsr.n^.
-    TI'nM \4 M   IUK.  •;!■ lu »|imii,«.
lead, but later red need the price to
$3.50. It now appears that there is
a steady advance in   the   market
price in New York,  on September
15th the selling figure being marked
up to 84.40, an advance of 30 cents.
The last New York quotation   was
84.50.   Thus far, however, no one
seems to be enjoying the advantage
of the advance except the American
Smelting &   Refining  Co.,   which
practically   controls   the  market.
The fact is the stocks of lead,   as
well as silver, are practically   exhausted.    The annual report of the
smelting company   contained   the
significant statement that on April
30. h it had no lead stock on hand,
rfider these conditions an advance
wjis inevitable.     It  also  appears
that the situation    has been   aggravated by the closing  down   of
the Denver smelters.    Acording to
a recent New York market letter,
the scarcity of lead has created almost a  panic  among  consumers,
Small buyers have been  forced to
pay as high as 84.(>0,  and there is
no immediate likelihood of   relief.
In the face of a rising market  and
great scarcity it is difficult to understand why the settling price to the
miner should remain at such a low
figure.    In March of this year the
Xew York price was 84.35, and tho
smelters paid $3.00.    After this   it
fell to 83.75 on a New York fall to
184,^5,    In June there was  a   reliction to 84.10   in   New   York,
A well-informed operator here,
commenting upon the exceptionally
roseate outlook for the mining industry in British Columbia, had
the following to say a few days ago,
says a St. Louis, Mo., dispatch:
"As early as June this summer,
the New York Mining and Engineering Journal commented editorially upon the excellent British
Columbia showings, and made this
prediction: 'From now on there will
be steady progress on a scale justified by the enormous possibilities
of British Columbia's 200,000
miles of territory, much of which is
incalculably rich in a wide variety
of mineral wealth.'
"Since that writing a strike of
$11,900 ton of ore in Kootenay
(Lardeau) caused a stampede. At
the Fish river camp 8800 silver is
turned down for the average gold
values of the output of the Cam-
bourne mines, where the N. W.
Development company, the El wood
Tin workers' Gold Mining company,
and the Eva people are doing
steady development work.
"Gold-copper shipments during
theyear of universal depression
continued fair in the province, because, as the Rossland camp
showed, the concentrating problem
of tieiting 85 ore at a profit had
been solved.
"The cost of mining and treating
ore in most British Columbia mines
has been reduced to 81.20 per ton.
This is not "the probable cost" of
mining, nor.theoretical.
 -xnc~i lcUlTim\:H)Vi"m»imgui" oaj-n"
also that the federal bounty will
stimulate the production of lead
ores in the Slocan and Lardeau  to
the sixteenth century. In the
seventeenth century the new
world's output of silver made the
ratio as 1(5 to 1, but in the eighteenth century it arose to 14 to 1,
and for much of the nineteenth
century it held at 15 to 15.5 to 1.
The present ratio is about 34 to 1.
Silver ores are not numerous, the
important ones being native silver,
argentite, pyrorgyrite, proustite,
stephanite and cerargyrite. Considerable of the metal is found
native, and the argentiferous galena
ores furnish a large percent-age of
the world's production. In 1860
the United States' production of
silver was but $150,000, and in
1903, 880,588,000.—Chicago Mining World.
William   Robertson,   provincial
mineralogist, after several months
spent in south east Kootenay   and
Poplar creek district, i§ in his office
again in the department of   mines.
The provincial mineralogist made
a very careful survey of the Poplar
creek country.    He says there have
J been exaggerated reports circulated
'as to the richness of   the   district.
Some men are taking advantage of
the recent rich finds there to boom
properties which have not any
showing to warrant it. This, of
course, is only what might be expected in view of the showings
which have been made in some instances.
Throughout a very wide area
there are, however, strong quartz
veins, carrying gold. The great
area which is mineralized is a
strong point in favor of the territory.
Mr. Robertson does not for a
moment doubt that the veins have
good depth and extent enough to
satisfy any miner. Ore of the most
exceptional value has been found
in many places, but there is need
for a considerable amount of development work before any well defined rule can be established as to
the general value of the country as
a gold producer.
"Major," asks the northern visitor of Major Shotenfust, of Clay
Corners, Kentucky, "what is the
theory of the mint julep? I have
heard that it is a pleasant drink,
but what is the reason for its different ingredients?"
"Well, suh, it's simple as shoot-
in' a man across a valley. Yo' see,
fust yo' have to use watah as a
basis; then yo' put in some sugah
to hide the fluidity of the watah;
then yo' put in the mint in ordah
to mollify the unpleasant taste o'
tlie sugah and watah; an' lastly, yo'
covah it with whiskey, so that the
flavoh of the otha ingredients may
be propehly disguised."
Shipments from Dawson of the
early spring clean-up aggregated
81,442,280, and the total output of
Klondike is now placed at $10,000,-
000 for the year.
He was a guiless college youth,
That mirrored modesty and truth;
And sometimes at his musty room
His sister called, to chase the gloom.
One aftetnoon, when Bhe was there,
Arranging thingn with kindly care,
As often she had done before,
There came a knock upon the door.
Our student, sensitive to fears
Of thoughtless comrades laughing jeers,
Had only time to make deposit
Of his dear sister in a closet;
Then haste the door to open wide:
Hia guest unbidden stept inside.
He was a cheery-faced old mar,
And with apologies began
For calling, and then let him know
That more than fifty years ago.
When ho was in his youthful bloom,
He'd occupied that very room;
So thought he'd take the chance, ho said,
To Bee the changes time had made.
"The same old window, same old view—
Ha, ha! the Biime old pictures, too!
And then he tapped them with his cane,
And laughed his merry laugh again.
"The same old sofa, I declare!
Dear me!   It must be worse for wpar.
The same old shelves!"   And then he
came _,
And spied the closet door.   "The same—
Oh, my!"    A   woman's  dress  peeped
Quick as he could ho closed it to.
He shook his head.   "Ah! ah! the same
Old   game young  man, the same old
"Would vou my reputation slur?"
The vouth gasped;   "that's my siBter,
sir!" . ,
"Ah!" said the. old man, with a sigh,
"The same old lie—the sumo old lie!'
such an extent that'ill the Canadian
lead smelters will be running full
capacity, now that an ample coke
supply is certain. The exploitations of the Kootenay coal areas is
now being prosecuted vigorously
and all cases for complaint on the
score of inadequacy of the fuel
supply are removed. j
"Shipments of ore for the half
year everywhere in the province
show a proportionote increase over
the returns for the corresponding
period of 1902.
"As for steady development and
the frequent new discoveries and
satisfactory results, it is impossible
to hear the newH from in and about
Ctimbourne, Poplar creek, the
Kootenay and Trout Lake districts
without enthusiasm. The railroads
have made these places so accessible
that tlio utmost activity is seen
everywhere as eastern capital pours
in, and many valuable properties
are being adequately financed.
One Kootenay mine alone for the
whole summers' record suspended
shipments, und that because of
local troubles with the ore smelters."
We will not sell a watch that
we. cannot positively guarantee.
IJ»nnt underitaad from ttila t4iat w«
■ell Watclies ot extravagant pricn
Our No. 915 Silver or Gun
Metal Watch at $6.50 is a
warranted time-keeper.
When we state that we fell Watctiei
in price tu high a» $700, you can
judge of uur great jukorlment,
Write for our new catalogue,
fyeady for delivery Nov. 15th.
It xvill cost you nothing, and
it may be the means of saving you considerable money.
11 a. tin, li'i nm! 124
Yimjft *t„ Toronto
We have just received a complete stock of
Mirrors, Crown l'orfumes, Razors aiiil
Razor Strops, nnd Fine Cutlery. These are
the best uoods manufactured; ciin't get
anything better; and wc uct them direct
from   European  manufacturers, therefore
One of the Prettiest Places In Kootontty
Tin New Denver Market Garden. Sixth Street.
Seventy fruit treen, nearly aM benrlnir; all kinds
small fruits, strawberries, raspberries, ispose-
berries,redcurrentH, eUs. Flower garden with
choice varieties of roses and other plants for
euttiiis—(jrood market. All under thorough oil
tlvation, and perfectly Irrigated, with comfortable dwelling house, woodshed, storeroom and
out buildings. For further particulars apply to
WM. ANDERSON, New Denver. B.C.
To H. EU.MMELEN, or to whon,soever he may
have transferred his   interest   In the Soho
mineral claim, situated In llie    McGuisaii
••Ha*In. Slocau Ml ing Division, West Kootenay Mining Division.
VOU nre hereby notified that I have ex|iended
I    .*l0i'.r)0 in labor and improvements upon the
above mentioned mineral claim under the provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within »n days
from the'da'e of this notice you fail or refuse 'to
contribute   your   proportion   of    tbe   above
mentioned sum, which ts   now  due,   together
with    all    costs    of   advertising,   your   Interest   In   the  said    claim will   liecome tbe
can save you considerable In the buying, i «.^..*-v    ...   ...„        -     ., - .
Wiint UiiiPi>r ih.in mruiost mm. .u,ii„i„f„i   property of the undersigned under Section 4 of
\\ imt is nicer than modest, jnnc, delightful | ibc,..Miiiersli Act Amendment Act 1909.''
perfumef?   No one is so "finicky" as to
object to the Crown goods.
Kaslo, B. O., October 15, Wis.
ir1.   »j)>    iU/l_Ci *H~ML^Utl9j ■U'i -I*}
Sandon's Pioneer Ret Cross Druj:
and lead fell here in $.'{."»<).     With 1
|a restoration of price in New York
| there is every reason to  anticipate
j a local advance.   Of esurse,   there
j may he hidden reasons   why   the
; American KineUitig &  Refining Co.
| does not desire to stimulate west-
| ern production by permitting  the
miner to shnie iu the advance,    Tt
is evident that at pn-M-ut, with two
smelters    in    Denver  practically
closed, an additional amount of ore
would simply he an embarrassment.
and <iiiiMi|.n-iitU tlm polity   i»   tu
keep slocks ns low uh possible.    It
i« N'giiilieaiil   that   the   Ann-iinui
,,,„ i,,v.- uv'.f,*r,,| i,j,!„!;;„.,, in"TC*!^,','i Sni'-lting ('o., wbile controliiig the
Iuv,   Uln* V|,mii  ,in,i .l-uni,*  mu*».r»U Li„
"<i Iio it  M tinlnli*
IV..4.     *.'...    .,...    »,.-
nil   Mlhil.t-
n- In r*li» Millllfit •Ini wi* t'tvc
lead market, has as yet not m-quiicd
ii        •,       Vi
Silver sold above bit cents per
ounce in New York last week.
Once iigain this beautiful white
metal lias become an interesting
topic liccause of It* recent rapid
rise in price; and it Is in order that
the metal's main features be again
produced. Silver weighs less than
gold, hut it Is relatively harder,
but less hard thun copper. It has
a tenacity aliout equal to gold and
mi'l!* at a temperature about equal
to copper. Among the metals of
commerce It is the whitest, even tin
Iwing perceptibly l«*ss white. U*.
wui>t feature is its liability to
tarnixh when i'xjmimhI tu sulphur in
any way, and thus silver wore in
cities must iH'CcsHJirily be Hen tied
rejM-atedly.    It is too H»ft   to   in-
Let Liebscher make a suit
for you and you will never
be satisfied with another
"fit." He has the stylish
fit; his olotlies look well,
they wear well, and feel
F* F. Liebscher,,
Silverlon'i Bot* Tailor
Oold 1,7ft I Oold nml Silver..Miki
Lead 7A I Oold.sllv'r,coppV 1..V)
Samples by mall receive prompt attention.
Gold and Silver Refined and Bought
1735 ,4r«| limn "*.,   OitnvKi-, C'nIu.
•ll 'Vt-V .
»li,I, 'III-   -lI'.V.     11 in . it   In'luT-il   l--,,..   .      ,,.    .,
Hi.-   ,1,.-.M.nti.f ll..-   «il..r.it   ,\, I    -ii,) |f. trlllilit
-/' div« from Hi- ii*t*. nf 'Mi ,,*,*i|.,   I,,,,*,, r*iWi***■*«
r.»(ii-.. i.ir-inlrilmii* i->mr|«-ni>.rit<-ii «.f ih»-fit*•<■«••
HI. litl .lull ,11111    M llli ll l> li'iU* illl-     i i| i av>ll<>.
!.,',(>•!Ii.-f uilli ill  f.,.1. ft ,-uh. r-i-'un.-    -. i.nr I"
»»»<*•>■ (m ,y. .4,1: i -*iiri,« fri! i,,   ,,    i»* • • *
■■* I  I   ,i,   ,11,    UH    , f-ili-lll-ll    UlllllT    «i-    tl'ill   il    il    Iln
Mit«-r»l Act Amr* ii!'*»'ii Ati. i'<.
t'tov li III NT,
lU'VCAV li  V*< HON A Mi.
t» vv i a vmis i.v
Vinf uv.r, 11 1' , s,*j,t  pill, 1 •■!
V, o\Vv
1-1 ml vi i^ ^v tun-
and i>i»s*iiily tin
ir:r-v jivn
•i   i
" >w prii
■,V,i uv   ;;'■>'i*;.' it *:i 3''ij (l.n<■ ,   .    .
It can ite beaten into lciw.* of
0**** i
♦HAT inv t't,wr t,1 A«*.,rii'V. *,* tl*t*t
I     TtuiKi-M
uhifh jrevntilw in h',t.A re^i-oiiM of thiin 1-10**UW>0 **if tm {iiiph in thUA:-
the west is part of n policy of 'fuir.s- j ni^s, nnd wire of extreme tenacity
iuu' to maintain the price for future: nm be drawn out,    Hindis   at   a
I'liliVl^l III ll'*. I ill"     iuilhl'l      iiil'lil llii   fTH'l  JH'iUli Ol     i,'l*t.i li     lll'Ji|'ti»'H     i'.l
must be taken into consideration Silver atone time wai» valued higher
that lead hit* already reached the! than gold. From the ejirlie-t
impelling point, which enables the* of times to tne present day it.-
American company, nnd it«» aux*< value a* (compared with gold* ha*
iliary, the (iuggeiilieim Exploration j varied much at different periods.
('*,., Uibringiti Mexican and CliiWui j Ju tb^ fifthcdtitnry, IV C, through*
f on*.   The fact remains that mani-' nut the V.mt gold wa» valued at A
to Learn
TIk> eye that is most beautiful is the eye that expresses
thoughts with soul in them.
Sad, indeed, is the condition
of that individual whoso life
ia so «mall that he has
learned all that can he known
in his sphere. Then* can l»e
no reaching out after lietter
things—uo soul longing for
those thimrs that iiiiike I/*ve
and Wisdom and Light—
and without this longing the
mul is sleeping, and tin-
window to the soul is muddy
aud ejtpre«donlc*>fi. Little
.*t*j.*H4.* t*y mim utip ^«iu
to put miui into your ute.
Address—   Moments,
New Denver, H. C.
Strom.'«*t  cv-nr ihkiIk;  limul-ft-wi-il;
tionoit value*.   Kupulrliitf in:iitly doim
Parley Ward.      Sandon.
$5 worth
SENT   TO    ANY   AD-
DttKSS   KOlt-
one Dollar
Address- E.   GALLOWAY,
Tlm Old llookstoi-o, Vancouver, 11. C.
A re nd*.
P. O. BOX 185
Wo do it promptly.
We do it right.
Do   you   know    your
watch should be denned
if not done during the
last 18 months.
C. V It Tlini- liisiix-ior.      SANPON. II (>
Ladies, be warm
Hy the e.verei*e of care in the selection of your Winter Underwear,
you will not sulTe** any from the chilly frosts of winter; on the contrary,
you will experience the pleasures that belong to healthy, happy woman-
IhkmI in this most exhileruting of elimateH Inspect our stock. The
daintiest of natural wools, fleeced and uiiilccccd, silk mixed, etc.
Wo  R, HlegaW, Sandon and Vernon.
'nl.ll hwi-wh tr.otith l.y 11. M U'At.KRft.
(j>    THE
tp      OLD
x StJamesHotcl
A,.IAroilso.v. t'roDiliiiir
tt nen you wnm a nm ansa iin-m, m n i*m ami
i. <ikau ciuA* .vn'-l a.wJ mil iu.iih., j'Wj ir333 ll.'.i) wlxi
you are hiking for at this pioneer house. Als-o the
fitMssn nerve tontct.
New Denver
'Phone 10
*;*»„ 11.. ,* ,ii. m ,,o„',.*m ami i» mIjumi'V^iIi. P'dntive mrtueneen are nl work   in; to s tinted a# much a* Mlver,   anil
Sl-^i'rf^"!!?!?! '*. Uine *** *,,l,M,t '"y t^ ''^ m»rkrt;r and m far on  the; in I'Imo'h time their relative value*
i>»i«"i «i whiuw*UT.**rt. 'uh, i** mmer is wtucerin-ih he.   holds  the. \wtv an 10 to 1, *nd llinv mtio con-
m.HT u'lu.uus. ?ack , '
The bett i'onwnal teahlithmcnt in*
the Blocan.
Wiiumi    U.» utt Milrli«il.
tinued for a long ttn.c, or  up to | Balmoral Bli»», Main St., Samloo.
Job Printing
That asmys hitrb in artistic merit, quickly
done at New Denver's printing emporium—


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