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The Grand Forks Miner Aug 7, 1897

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SECOND   >7EAIt,-NO.   65.
GRAND FORKS, B.  C-,  SATURDAY,   AUGUST   »,  189?.
muiaibg three two are so badly slashed-
that they are practically worthless.
A good ono. is to|(l on B. p, Kingsbury of bpokatte, though it Will not be
appreciated by that gentleman from a
i hpmorous point: of view, .'because it
cost* him i>3£0. IIo purchased a fraction frota ono of lho orignul locators of
the camp, and a short tfme  ago   sent
[ some men up to go   to   work   on,  it.
■* ; Meantime tho suproun ding' claims had
qrroi"NrPQQ   rat*vvaqtnit* ibeonsurjeysd an^*the£rMtiQ!lwEB lcft'
fl UB4-JN£iOO     JLrJOJLtliAoUNU   not more than 2.}/, fsot square, with no]
.'  . mineral in sight on ttj'at. j
1.    ..    . • •   •" ■•
A. (yood Strike Made ou the |
'        3odie Claim.
itli ior th?  nex'; siiti.it;
Large Numbers Leaving Daily—What
' '   Is Being Done in the Way cf '
Development in the
-   "     Oamp.
Eureka O/.mb,August 6—[special]—
A. visit to EUreka .pow iir,presseB ono
With the' f aot that the floating prospectors have moved on, and the population
Df this city of tents is not sp large as it
icquld have been counted a few 'jyeekB
'ago, before the Tcroda creek excitement started. Nevertheless it is a fact
that residents of a more permanent
character as living quarters for these
•whose interests lie in Eureka, are daily
increasing in hutnbor, and business of
the "city" ' has also been augmented
within the last few weeks. Main street
Is attaining tho appearance of quite a
respectable thoroughfare, with its two
■tows of hoard and canvas business
houses, and that nucleus' of business,
ihe corner of Taconja and Seattle avenues, retains all of its life and interest.
Though this seems impossible, owing to
the limited amount of level space in
thiB locality, it is a fact that several new
tents havfbeen crowded in among the
pioneer business establishments.
1 Development work in the camp is proceeding Bteadily and it is very probable
that on a number of properties the
work will not be suspended with the
advent of winter, as they are now go far
under cover that tho weather on the
outside''puts no ice" with the men in
fhe mine, The news of most int ere3t in
camp this week is the striking ot the
head on the Doiiie claim, which ja a near
relative to the San Foil, and Chas. Cum-
mings of Grand Forks is interested' in
it. A shaft has been sunk and the lead
'exposed at a depth of 18, feet. This
places another name on the list of
Eureka olaims destined to become famous. In this camp the quostian: ''What
is the width of your load?" is seldom
hoard, as it is genorally understood that
the simple fact of having the lead is a
guarantee of the valuo of the property.
This no doubt arises from the fact that
jnstead of being loads proper, tho mineral of this camp is moro in the shape of
(juartz dikes in a porphyry formation
and the walls of these dik63 are not
.plearly defined.
The Lone Pine and Republic are the
two properties upon which the most
Work has been done. On the former a
tunnel has been driven 145 feet, passing
through two quartz leads each 15 feet
thick, and the main lead or dike, which
the tunnel was driven to tap, haa just
been reached. The work will bo continued on the same line until the width
pf tnis diko is determined.
On the Republic a shaft was sunk in
tbe lead to depth of 85 feet, and a tunnol run to pass under tho shaft at a
depth Of about l.'lo feet, by running 125.
Tho workmen are now engaged in drifting both ways on the lead aud working
up to tho bottom   ! the Bhaft.
On tho Blacktail work has beon Bus-
ponded on account of wator in tho shaft
Which has been Blink to a depth of 30
feot. Mr, (-Strong, who has boon superintending tho work, haB gone to Spokane, presumably to urrange for the purchase of a pumping plant.
The owners of the Qullp uro tunneling for their lead uud uro iu about 30
feot, They aro not at all alarmod by
reason of the jumping of tho oluim
about two weeks ago.
The sale ot a property on Lambert
crabk, the Shamrock, hsr just boen completed, J, H. Ogden negotiating the
deal. A. W. Hutchinson of Montooane
was the purchaser, tho former owner
being Jas. O.sey.
Throe cauipn have beon established
on Toroda creek, and named Sheridan,
Ballarat and Bodio, Several hundred
locaiionn have beon made and the prospectors claim that they have a big proposition, though as yet no development
Work has been done.
If anyone can point out a foot of
ground in Eureka camp that is not lo-
tSMad, he can seeure a premium for
sharp siglitodnosB. When the Micaw-
ber was surveyed, three fractions woro
Wiped out ot existence and of the i*e-
j  "  ' - *
! Akiicles Nkoeubary io a PROSPECTOR
!    ' Visiting That Counts*,
, There is little probability that anv
j Grand Porks citizens—except the three
1 mentioned elsov/hore id *.huj paper—
; will undertake a trip to the Klondyke,
I aa there are too many oponings in this
I vicinity for a good rustler to' overlook,
j but in case any should bo strjekan with
I the gold fever to tho estont of starting
I for the digging's, the Mineb gives below
I a list covering What is said to be a mo-
I del outfit for the Vhkon, Some ot the
1 itoms, such as stovo, buckets and etc.
; will do for four meu if a combination
ia made, but the list is made out as
comprising the necessities required for
one man.
Bacon, pounds ,  150
Flour, pounds  400
Rolled oats, pounds    25
Beans,. pounds  125
Tea, pounds    10
Coffee, pounds      10
Sugar, pounds    25
Dried potatoes, pounds.,;     25
Dried onions, pounds      2
Salt, pounds    15
Pepper, pounds      1
11 I ilii LmD ntu a* Midway
.   1 i  ■   - ;-...*  .-. ■       At the si .ting of tho county ooi.rt held
 -  at. Midway   pn   Fjattjiday, July   3jst,
Judge Spinks presiding, fhe. following
Grand Forks Court Docketca6B8 >vere <^m°^d ot.
. •      .        . ' _., B. D/inagin v. R. G.Vande;*ford,au ae-
the Biggest Of  tuC   Ii0t.      < tion wherein plaintiff seoks. to recover
'-.*.,'     •     .1    . '. •        I the imiount of one-half interest in an as-
; ses6ruent dene on a claiu owned jointly
OH TMYTT ATK* \iSTX ^/-.jNmiby the contestants: Judgment\vasror-
6\J.  UOUk&Ei/b    JLJ&J-J    VUM   dated in favor oj! the plaintiff.    *
  Tho next case, cajled £01* (^hearing was
j an action brought by II. Donagin against
for Gutting! *"■ '**• Mo]Jeo<J* JJijfl case was com-
me^esd at the Jast 'cerm of tho court and
wa** brpughj- by the plain till to recover
from the* dofonuant a one.tbji'4 interest
in a mineral olailja, which he conMnflod
the latter had located (,nd wag h ilding
I in truut in accordance with a vorbal uu
A regular sotting of the county court | derstaiiding that himselt and MeLei«d
ot Tale was held in the city: of Grand , hf: . IfW**  w?9   Biven  >n favor
' ' or ciefenuant,-
I Forks, Monday and Tuesday,   Aug.^nd*    j. j.WilU-0 v. D. M. McLeod.   This
j and 3rd Judge Spinks  presiding, and | case was  dismissed it being a eimilar
; tho numbor of easoa disposod  cf wero | action to the foregoing.
i the largest yet held in the district. " C' W' P' 3MB°a >'e- w- -^awloo. This
The first caee^ Smith v. McKaj-, was ! waB »P action brought by-tho plaintiff
i a mining case involving the posssspion i t° recover fees for the drawing of plans
iof one of the best showing claims on]'0* tll° defendant, who had the contract
I Pathfinder hill;   The facts as set out in j foF building the  Anarchist Mount**in
the pleadings' are as follows:   In August; "chool honpe,   R, G. Sidley, one. of  tho
1895, Thos. Brady located a claim called i ^P^ trustees, who had in
tho'King Bird.    Brady's  licensa was	
j Hold Their Regular Friday
, Is Wh*' B- H. i'arven (iut
Notices 08 of fhe Glaie May.-
il'nflgiaent of $448 Against
pihfi Geld Mining Oo "
I The Money By-Law Kaoseu its Third
Re.idhg,—Bids for the Filling'of
Bridge Street Sleigh Opened
and Beferre*},
'< sion a balance due Lawles
h;s posses
on tho con
date-l'-July 22d, 1805 and consequently Itraut w&9 ma|3e a party to tho suit or
expired on tho si* me date in 1800, when I account of garnishee proceedings. Judg
I he onjitteJ to renew it. On July 1,3th
j 1896, the defendant, McKay, relocated
i the King Bird under tho name ot tho
I Johan. Iu August, 1806, the plaintill
I located tbo samo grouftd as the Brady,
i claiming that the Johan was an illegal I a^ed to judgment.
metre W88 rendered for plaintilJ.
J. 8, Bruce and T. White v. J. C. Coul-
son and Pheian' and Olson & I-holau,
Qarnlahoes. Order givon for payment
with cost 01 garnishee proceedings to be
Dried fruits,   pounds     7a
Baking powder,   pounds      8
Soda, pounds      2
Evaporated vinegar, pounds;.......    J-j
Compressed soap, ounces     12
Soap, cukes ;      0
Mustard,   cans       1
Matcihea (for four men) tins      1
Btove for four mon.
Gold pan for each,
...-.fie! granite buckets,
Large bucket,
Knife, fork, spoon, cup and plate.
Prying pan,
Colfeo and tea pot.
Scythe stone.
Two picks and one shovel,
One whipsaw.
Pack strap.
Two ai.es for four men and one extra
Six 8-inch files and two tijper files for
Drawing knife, brace and bits, jack
plane and hammer, for party.
200 feot 9*8 inch rope.
Eight pounds of pitch and five pounds
of oakum, for four men.
Nails, five ponncs each G, 8,10 and 12
penny, for four men.   ,
Tent 10x13 feot, for four mon.
Canvas for wrapping.
Two oil blankets to each boat.
five yards of mosquito netting for
each man.
Three suits of heavy underclotuing.
One heavy mackinaw coat.
Two pah'B heavy mackinaw paots,
One heavy rubber lined coat.
One dozen hoavy wool socks.
Half dozen heavy w'ol mitts.
Two heavy ovorshirta.
Two pairs _heavy snagproof rubber
1 **o pairs Bhoes.
Four pairs blankets (for two men).
Four towels.
Two pairs overalls.
One suit oil clothing,
Besides thoso things oach man procures a small assortment of modicinei*,
and ouch io provided with several
changes of Btimmor clothing.
The above outfit cost in round figures
as follows:
Groceries   8 10 00
Clothing      50 00
Hardware        50 00
| location having boon made while the
Kinqf Bird was a valid claim. The plain*
I tiff asked to have'tho Johan record set
i aside and the Brady deciari-*d a legal location. At the trial* tho defendant
through his solicitor, Mr, Hutton, withdrew hiB defense and judgment was entered Cor the plaintiff, who was rcpie-
presonted by II. S. Cayley.
Jeff Davis et al v. Empire Mining
company of Rossland. This was an action brought by the plaintiffs for the
rocoyery of 8202.00 alleged to be due for
goods supplied and labor for the company on the Empire olaim near tho eity.
The defendants failing to put in an ap-
.pearance, judgment was rendered for
the plaintiff for the amount asked for.
H. S. Cayley for the plaintiff,
Fisbor v. Cooper Bios., an aqtion for
$7L balauce due on account. Judgment
for plaintiff for 850 was rendered.   Sut-
Only One Case.
At the titling 01 the county oov.rtheld
at Osoyoo3, on July 2S, thero was only
one case came up for hoaring, that boing an appeal Croa; the board of licensing coi*.ii4iist,'.oner3, who refused tit tin-
laBt eittiiig of the board held June 15,
to grant a license to Mr, Hosier oE Rook
creok. The action of the board of com-
missionora in refusing to grant Ilozior
was concurred in by the court.
R. H, Baubisn Hauled it fob Jump-
ino Elsiii May,
R. II. Fa'ven who pn tho 5th o£ last
j month relocated the Elsie May claim
I near tho English & French camp, was
J arreetel las'. Mcnday opening by Pro*
! vincinl Constable Dinsmore on a charge
I of cutting tho notices off of tho Eluio
V'Ore toad
Ion for plaintiff and Cayloy for defen
j    i ' 1 the instance of tho Aurus Gold Mining
Roberts v. Robert and   Ella Clark. | 0°-_00«P?8d .°.£ ?eiI McCallu,U:..ai.\C!
The plaintiff In this caBo prayed for the
recovery of 8100 due tor assessment
work on the Bunker Hill claim. Application to rectify description of defendants answer for judgment in default.
Judgment orderod to be entered, Cayley for plaintiff.
Nelson v. Olive Mining company.
This was a claim against the owners of
the celebrated Volcanic group of olainiB
for 8i70 alloged to be due the plaintiff
aB bookkeeper and caretaker of the defendants property at Volcanic camp.
Theso   claims have not  been   worked j Flsio May, and
other side ot tl
822 better off.
' Saunders of Spokauo. Farren jester*
j day plead guilty and was fined 820 and
; costs, tho lattor amounting to 82,
It appears that when   Farren  relo-
! outed the Elsie May, instead of putting
I up new stakes ho used the I^lsio May
t stakes, simply cutting off the notices
and substituting his own, naming tho
claim tho Oo By.   The relocation was
made in the name of Robert  Mail,  of
Carson.   Until last Sunday,  Mr. Farren had been working in W0lte'i' camp
on the reserv ation  ainno relocating the
ho etayod on thu
he would now be
since September, 1890, owing to disagreements and litigation.   It was contended
that tho plaintiff was   not entitled to p|re Brigade  Mat.
compensation since the closing down ol j    x_,Mt Monday  evening   the  regular
tho   works.   Judgment was  given  for  weekly meeting ot   tho   (irand   Forks
plaintiff for tho full amount.    Cayley
for plaintiff and Aikman for delondant.
Stewart v. Uilliam, this was an action
lire brigade met in Victoria hall when
some business relating to tho affairs of
Ihe brigade woro attended to, among
brought for the recovery of damages for | 0faei patters it was definitely learned
Total  PH0 00
Faro to Dyea aud  incidentals bring
the expense of prospectors up to  about
8175 each.
Ready for Business.
J. L, Wiseman has hud a forco at work
all ]week clenniug, renovating an.l repair the Orand Forks hotel ineido and
out and the placo now begins to presont
some of its old timo appearance under
the Bkillful direction of Mrs. Wiseman.
This house, under Mr. W. management,
has always had a reputation for clearness in overy department, and the traveling public will not be long in finding
the fact out that the house has lost
none of its old chari"s.
loss of eaddlo bags, etc. Sutton ior j
plaintiff, Aikinan for defendant. Judg- j
ment tot defendant and garnishee dis* 1
missed, and defendant lo nay the coac of |
iho adjournment of the previous hear-1
Ashfield v. Henderson, Swauson for:
plaintiff and Cayley tor defendant. Thib !
' wub u cabo arising out of tho Oorbett-
j FiU'BinimoiiB prize light.    Tho pla'. till' ;
. and ono Sands had made a   bet of 835
; aBido, the former   backiug Corhott aud j
I the lattor Fitzslratnons.    Both  parties
I chose Houdorson to hold stakes.   Subsequently and  before  tho stakes were !
paid ovor by the stakeholder, plaintiff re- j
pudiated the bet and notifiod the defen-
; dant  not  to pay  the monoy over  ta j
that the cash proceeds of tho recent
dance given by tho brigade amounted
to 937.10 the expenses ot the dance being 112,29 a balance ot 824.85 winch is
now i" the treasury, and will bo uued
for such purposes us may bo deemed
ueoessarj   .* tho brigade, -—
Owing to ho nbsuiiBe uf Mr. A. W.
l-'rtizet* tho "oeretary, it was deemed necessary to appoint a now secretary as
Mr, Prazer had expressed his intention
of retiring from tho otlico. Tho meeting then appointed ,T, K. Johnson secretary of tho brigade. After discussing
somo more miner dotails, the meeting
adjourned till Thursday evoning in
order to rocievo the report of tho committee appointed to interview the town-
Sands.     Henderson     notwithstanding j tite oompany to the securing of a build
: the notice paid the money to Sands, and j *Dg site -01. c*tv hall purposes.
j action was brought to recover the plain- I — ~:—: ^=
! tiff's deposit of 835 from tho stakeholder, j E, Spraggett was this weok exhibit-
; The hearing had been set for 7:30 T"es- j ing some fine specimens of apples
! day ovoning, but before that time Uie j raisod on hiB plp.eo across the rivor.
I defendant on the advice of his solicitor j Tho luoioui fruit looks moro tempting
i consented to judgment being entered ; thau  any specimen of quartz or iron
against him. \ cap lately coming under cur notice, and
This closed the sittings, utter which j spoaks of a gieat futtiro for tho Kottlo
the Judge stated that ho would lis Oc- i river horticulturists.
Tne city oounoil mot yesterday after
; nooh at 1:30 o'clock/the** mayor" and rII
! the councihnon with tho exception of
j Alderman Davis boing present.
The minutes ot the previous meeting
I woro read, and there being uc. altera-
, tion6 or correction were adopted as" read.
j The clerk then read a communication
| froni John Bureon, offering to sell tu
j tho city a small size cannon.* Mr. B.
i related his talo o{ woo, which was to
: the effect thi it ha had a large family in
j Manitoba and was hard up, he strongly
1 recouimended hia cannon as boing a Joe
1 Dandy, and guaranteed that a hnlf
! pouud ot power could l.o stored' with
ease in U.0 bowels of this infant wonder
and that when it f'barked" it could be
heard for miles around. j?ho communication was ordered plated on file,
A letter was read from tho secretary
of the Kootenay Mining Exchange at
Nelson, which requested that the city
council pass a resolution ether in iavor
or againet an export dutv on ere
Aldermen Hepworth moved, which
was seconded by W. O, K. Manly that
the eity clerl*; write tho secretary of tho
Kootenay Mining Exchange, stating
that the city couucil was not in fayor of
an export duty on ore.
Several   communications
the sale of chemical enginos
and ordered filed.
The following bills were read and
j referred to the fiaaoKo committee* J,
j W, Jones for 870 for the'city fire bri-
I gads ladders; one from City Clerk Aik*
; man for 830 as services as clerk up to
I July 31st. together with a bill of 825 for
I drafting money by-la.v.
Tlio resignation of CityCity Engineer
] Featherston was thou read and accepted,
The tenders for tho fillii-g in of the
slous-'hon Bridgo shoot between Riverside avenuo aod First street ware open-
; ud and read being as follows:   P. Mc-
! Rea & Co., 35 ceu'cs a cubic yard;  Wm
; Carter, 32;  Thomas  Price    31;   A.   L.
.Mitchell 33; Cooper Bros.  40.    These
' bids were ordered filed tor future notion
Judge Spinks who was present at tha
; meeting said that cs tho  Grand Forks
: townsite company would, have a meet-
1 ing at an early date, he would like to
i havo the city to either pay the cash or
givo a note for the property  purchased
for school purposes, as tho affairB of the
company were being settled.
W. C. K. Manly moved that the mayor
, prepare a note, payable in 00 days timo,
1 for the payment of the sum of 8000, bo-
' ing the amount agreed upon for tho lots,
The motion prevailed.
Mr. E. Spraggett, who was present,
; asked permission to address the council
i regarding the improvement of Bridge
street to the limits of the incorporation.
Tho matter was referred Vo tho commit-
too on public work.
Mayor Manly said that owing to the
fact that a Btago road was now boing
[ projected between Meyers Falls, Wash.,
und Eureka camp it m:*;ht bo well for
the city to provide a free convoy from
I (Jrand Forks to tho International liouu*
dury lino. .
On motion of L, A, Manly tho city
constable wns instructed to act as said
Tho monoy by-law wag then read the
third time and on motion of Alderman
Johnson it passed its third reading,
The sidewalk by-law was read by the
clork, and on motion of Alderman Hop-
j worth it passed Its first and socond read-
The fire, wator, and light committee
was authorized to procure a suitable
pluce for the ladders uud buckets be-
longinw; to tbe city.
Tho council then adjourned ti.l tho
, next regular mooting, which occurs on
Friday of noxt wook.
Jack Buron, who waa among lhe
first locatoro in tho new Sheridan
oamp on Toroda creek, spent about a
week iu tho Forks, leaving lust Thursday for Eureka,
riust H.-.\e Taken too ft.ucii Booze'.'
According U-.the Spjkane Chronic)*.,
oi.e W. II. 5'ounglau been makiuo
state&xentt that ho catinot verify by the
facts. This gentletu m ia the samo in
dividual who visited Greenwood a couple
of weeks ago in order to make the fin:U
payment on the 815,000 bond on tli
Monarch claim, 's'.tuatcd ia Green,
wood samp, and from the talk he gav-e
tho Chronicle reporter concerning th*.
lioundary creok distiict, evidently has
a head on him lilio a piece of pic will
the point upwurde, and tho stage ridt
from Greenwood to Mai cub was too
much for an intellect of that oalibrft
Listen to th** ravings of this tvo-by four
mining expi".t, "Old tuna prospectors
and mining ..ion up north !ia.*e caught
the Klondike lover and want to join the
tush for tbat weti.; region. V/here a
short time ago some oi the' prospectors
holding cluiu.s up around Boundarf
wanted 815,000 for their property, thej
aro now anxious and v/ijliug io engage
thoir services for 150 [.er month aud ex-
pen'jeB to any one who will take then;
into tho Kiondiko country, cud will sol)
their claims for a song."
If Mr. Young v\ill be so kipd aa tc
forwarded to this ofijco tbo address nf
one or two of the prospectors tbat have
815,000 properties th:tt they desire to
sluff off for a song, wo will tea that the
order i3 countermanded, for the gold
modal, which has beon placed by the
Boundaiy creek liars a&t.ociation, for
that. gCutleinaii.
I,, EOUafi* RAf-JKIN.
Two Popular Young People Uhiteb
i>* Marriage,
A happy wedding was soletninzed las'.
Tuesday evening at the Grand Prairie
hotel, Carson, by which R. W, K...U*:!*
and Gertrude Ktiiel Rankin became man
und wife, Tho ceremony took placo at
8 o'clock in the evening. F,ov. Paton o£
the Upper Grand Forks Presbyterian
church officiating. Mis? Elsie McLaren
acted as bridesmaid and D. D. McLaren
as groomr-aian.
A tev/ intic.atp friends of the con-
tractior* parties were present, and all sai,
down to u wedding supper c'ter the
marr:r.ge vows were consummate*!.
Mr. Keough is a r-on of John Keough,
tho well known mining'inan of thia vicinity, aud now heavily interested ir,
tho best mining properties in Summit
camp, which interests his son ."hares.
The bride is a daughter *.,f Goo. Rankin,
lato o£ Kamloops but how a residunt ot
Carson. Both young peqple havo many
friends in Grand Forke and vicinity,
who extend best wishes and congrattt.
W. F, Clark togu Into Mihihg on Aty
Extensive Scale.
Last Monday morning W. M. Clark
panned out a shovel full 01 dirt from a
post hoie which waa being dug at the
corner of his store in Nelson, and show,
ed up several hundred colors which
though mist of them woro very fiue,
•voro of sueh a heavy character that tho
black sand could nearlj all be panned
away. Mr. Clark has a pill bottle part-,
ly filled with Nolson gold which h<J
saved with an ordinary rocker without
tho use of quicksilver. Some of lho
colors are several timos tho size of a
pin head.
Mr. Clark contemplates going into
the place:* business ou an extensive "iealn,
It is his intention lo pot 11 dam acrOSH
Fourth of July creek, about a halt mile
from NelBon, und lhr.no the wator to it
reservoir on tho hill above O. B. Nol.
son's store, thou with 11 six or eight inch,
iron pipo bring the water dc.wo to tha
Hat and wash tho gold out ou un exteu.
slve scale.
The Keough Heal.
In last week's Issue ol tho Miheb it
wus Hlatod that Mr. Keough received
800,000 cash for tho well known B. C,
proporty in Summit camp. It row appeal's that tho .Ion! was or. u working
bond 80,000 to bo paid at tho end of 90
days 827.000 in six months lime and the
balance in ono year, by the terms of
agreement between Mr. Koough a.id
the purchasers; there are to be at least
live meu employed 00 tho proportj
daily and kept continuously at work,
Mr. Ci. L. Freeburn, a miniug man
oin liulte, Montana, inspected this
property last Thursday and was much
pleased with what he saw. Judging
from appearances tho B, C, will develop into a paying mine at no very
distant date.
Hugh McGuiar came down froni
Eureka last Tuesday and loft on Thursday for Spokane.
The Miner is published on Saturday nnd will
mailed to Subscriber on payment of Two
Dalian a year.
Displayed Advertisements ?2 an Inch per
tnonth. "A liberal discount allowed on long
Trancient Advertisements 20oenta a line first
Insertion and 10 cent.- a line ior eacb additional
Local or reading matter notices 25 cents each
Job Printing at Fair rates. All accounts for
Job work and advertising payable on tha first of
eacb mouth. I*. il. McCaiitkii .It Sow.
The Mining Herald of Soattlo 6ays:
A rich strike of free milling gold quartz Is ro*
I'orled aa having been found somo. two miles
iiorlhen-t of Grand Forks From tlio Information to band thore is some ground in that locality that may be the nucleus of a big camp at nn
I'ttrly day."
In the genoral wild enthusiasm over
the Clondyko strikes und the consequent
stampede toward the frozen north, tho
peoplo ate prone to overlook the fact
that right beneath their feet are tons of
tlie precious metal that may lie their's
by tho expenditure of a little faithful
work, intelligently directed; that in the
hills whereon their oyes rest
every day is wealth untold
told but which is perhaps hold in contempt through familiarty by thoso who,
iike children, aro over wont to seek tho
pot of gold that lies at the base ot a
rainbow which cannot be overtakon.
Distance lends onchanlmont and it
jeeins that the enchantment becomes
pore strong on a ratio with the greater
Jistance to bo covered and tho hardships to be oncountcrod.
Stories of suddenly accumulated
ivealth, liko snow balls rolling down
hill, grow laigor as thoy travel, and by
the time they como from the V ukou to
civilization they must of nocessity bo
exagerated. Only thoso who havo been
exceptionally fortunate havo returned
iind these have nothing to say of the
hundreds who were left behind waiting
for something to turn up,
However to return from tho topic of
Iho day to our own locality.
VeB, the Mining Herald has been
rightly informed that thore is ground in
Ihis locality that will bo the nucleus of
a big miniug camp at an early day. Are
they finding gold in the Clondyko? Woll
thero are meu in this city who will wager
any amount that thoro is not ono yard
of gravel iu tho Grand Forks townsite,
or on tho Grand Prairie wo6t of the
town but that contains placer gold in
•■uuntities to pay for working.
Speaking of galena properties we
would point to the Evening Star, Coin,
the English and Fronch proporties, and
scores of others that will take a back*
-ioat for nothing in thi3 line.
When gold-copper propositions are
mentioned we want to call attention to
the Pathfinder, the Golden Crown, the
Volcanic, Seattlo, R-Bell, B. C—the list
is too long to onumorato and tho min
oral wealth too vast to be exhausted or
even advanced to tho maximum stage of
development within the noxt century.
If quartz is spoken of *wo need do
nothing further than to point to sample*; of rock from tho Rambler, that
havo patches of gold through them
thick as spots on a turkey egg.
Shoots of native copper are found in
some of our prospect holes, and from
some of tho rock tho white silver can bo
acrapod off in its pure etato. Within an
hour's jaunt of tho city is a graphite
deposit that Will lubricate the bearings
of thousands of wheels soon to revolving.
Pshaw—don't talk Clondyko to us!
Wo havo enough, mineral wealth to attend to hero at home. Wo have any
kind of a mining proposition thut a man
wants from a rocker placer claim to a
'500 foot iron-cap. Wo have too much
property und want help to tako care of
it. But wo don't want crazy fortune
'pinters-thoy look always far ahead
and keep en going, aud the Clondyko is
B good placo for such—but whut wo
want aro business mon, mon who known
mineral from mud and a contact vein
from a town-lot, mon who wil!
devote their time, enorgy and capital to
the occupation of gotliug rich, whito
• lie country at largo will enjoy tho bene*
ht of their presonco.
state that is tho home of Mr6. Lease
and the habitation of the cyclone, whero
grasshoppers, hot winds and populists
thrivo, a stato from which the better
class of residents havo departed by tens
of thousands rather than suiter through
their associations the contempt and
ridicule of the civilized portion of the
nation, sucli a stale and oniy such could
bo expected to launch this new idea in
tho problem of prison reform,
It is bad enough for tho women to bo
compelled to break stones, though they
will probably not tako so unkindly to
this work as somo peoplo might imagine. If they are prototypes of Mrs.
Loaso, as the papers picture her, thoy
could break tho Kansas limo stono
with their teoth. But to compel thorn
to wear men's overalls—that wero barbarous indeed.
Oh how tho mod Ay of tho women
will bo shocked! Tho poor defenseless
girls, gathered togother from all parts
cf tho slato by tho cruel ofHeers for
just putting strychnine in their husbands' tea, tying a silk necktie around
baby's throat and twisting it too tight
by   mistake,   being    caug *' ving
somo variety in life by way of iul1l'b' up
with somo other woman's husband, and
liko feminine amusoments that the
laws frown upOn, the nerves of those
sensitive and highly cultured ladies
must be severely strained by thoir being compelled to wear bifurcated garments that button up in front.
The etibjoct is one lhat offers an ox-
tonsivo scope for journalistic  reflection.
And now now light is thrown by the
Vancouver World upon tho cruelties
practiced by the Turks and according
to that journal it appears that tho action which has given tho swarthy Ro-
man-nosed villiaii6 the cognomen of
"The Unspeakable Turk," is compelling
the Armenian woman to wear men's
ovorallB.   The World says:
"We all know that in the United States the
ladies bave advanced views and generally declare that they can do the same work as men.
This is no reason, however, why the Chief oi
Police lu Kansas City should act brutally aud
cause lhe women prisoners to break stones as
tho men criminals do. Tho Police Commissioners showed themselves to be wrong men
for thoir I'laces when tboy adopted tho recommendation. They should rather have dismissed the (Jhlei of Police and obtained in his
place a man whose tactics do not savor ol tho
Turks in Armenia."
Let the powers rise up in their might
and cr-r-r-r-ush the Unspeakable Turk.
No moro let it be said that the Armenian woman are compelled to go to afternoon teas wearing copper riveted overalls wilh "Boss Patent" stamped upon
their bosom. Gr-r-r-r-rind the oppressor into tho dust! Stamp upon him
und let the Armenians know that they
can wear clothes of their own choosing.
"In Kansas they have set the women jirlson-
**rs in the jails to the work oi* breaking stone.
They are also compelled to w;**ar men's overfills while at. the unseemly taBk. Kausas is an
advanced woman's rights state. Mrs. Lease is
its prophet, Some time ago Governor Waile, of
Colorado, snid (hat irom what he saw oi woman
,-uil'rage it did nol and. could not do anything
either for better government or cleaner politics
Kansas' experience Is In lino with his philosophy."— Montreal Gazette. i
Nowhere but in the state of Kansas
could this advanced idea in relation to
the treatment of womon prisoners havo
been conceived. Tho state that is responsible for DO peicent of all tho isms
and dogmas with which the peoplo of a
.progressive nation are cursed, a state
that is the center of all disturbances, ro
Osious- political and  atmospherical, a
Thoro is going to bo a big mining
boom in Greonwood. Ttie boom will
como not uext year nor the year following but will be hero in a vory short timo.
Since tlio disappointing railway news,
the peoplo cf Greenwood have pursued
the oven tonor ot thoir way. Few were
discouraged none gave up tho fight, and
all wore confident that the almost inexhaustible wealth of the district would
bring tho town to the front. They were
sure that any set-back which tho district might havo received through the
greod of unscrupulous railway subsidy
seekers would be only temporary and
that the experienced mining man backed up by capital would make the very-
beet purchases for themselves it respective of the action cf railway charter
Bookers. That the residents of Greonwood were wise in looking at the matter
philosophically will Boon be established
beyond a doubt, We aro not romancing
wo are simply writing of something that
has come to our knowlodgo and whioh
will soon bo made public. Some of the
Htrongoet financial coinpanios who have
turned their attention to mining have
had their representatives working quiet-
ly in the district endeavoring to eeoure
good piopei ties aud their are going tu
succood. Deals liuvo been closed, deals
are bein" negotiatid which will not only
mean that owners of mining properties
will bo enriched but will result in the
expenditure of large Bums of money in
Boundary creek district.
One deal encourages another and it
property ownerB will bd reasonable
Greenwood and the contiguous mining
camps will have as big a boom as Klondike and a healthier boom because the
district offers less hardship, and surer
returns to capitalists and minora,
If money is expond.ed in developing
properties and it will be expended, railway promotors instead of struggling for
a subsidy will struggle to get their
lineB into the district iD order to capture tho large and profitable trade,--
Boundary Crook Times,
With but a few exceptions, the people
of Grand Forks, are unlike the peoplo of
Greenwood. Instead of keeping plodding along nnd keeping thoir faith in the
country, when tho dissappointing railway news reachod the Fgrtts, they commenced to howl like a whipped bull pup.
and set up such a wail that It scared
everybody that came to town. The I
great trouble in the past there has been
entirely too much attention paid to try-
ing to sluff-off town property, which
found ready salo when there was prospects of a railway boir.g built, but which
collapsed with the announcement that
no road will bo built this season. Then
rigain, the town is afflicted wiili a fow
people who live for self alone, thoy want
every thing in 'ight; it makes them sore
to seo anybody else mako a dollar but
themselves; never give or spend a dollar for any public enterprise, except
they see 20 in return for tho investment,
and staud around on tho corners and
"knock" everybody and everything that
don't coincido with thorn on overy point.
It has^ioon ascertained that tho tax
Imposed upon the industry of the
farmer by tho city council noed not ne-
cossarily deprive hiin of tho privilege of
disposing of his products in the city, if
ho goes about it right, Ho can still soil
lo merchants without paying the 81.0
license, and also has tho privilege of
selling to the public "by sample." By
this it is to be inferred that tho farmer
who has vegetables to sell may bring
them to the city limits, thon tako in
his pockets an onion, radioh, spud, cabbage, coulifbwer lettuce head, or whatever he might have in the vegetable
iiue for sale, go around aud show them
to the good housowives, take thoir orders, then go around, deliver tho goods
and collect tho nickels. Of course this
will tako a little more time than the old
method and tho vegetables will not ba
quite so fresh, but the farmer will not
havo to pay a tax on tho sweat of his
Quifre a nix Hire.
Owing to the rich find on (lie Eighteen Karat
group of placer claims, recently located near
'irand Forks, claims have been staked off for
three fiilioson both sides of tlie Kettle river, recorded in . iho Rossland record olliee, which
properly should have been recorded at Midway
and now that the recorder's olliee has been es-
labllshed at Grand Forks, considerable inconvenience is felt, uud in some cases 4. serious
loss (o the claim owners has resulted,—II. C.
Mining Critic, Vancouver.
If this isn't a mixture it would be impossible for tbo type to be thrown together so as to make. one. As a matter
of curiosity tho Mii'li: would like td
know how many rumors the Critic condensed into the above paragraph, We
seb here a combination of reports upon
at loast throe different mining propoii-
lions into a comment upon tlio Eighteen Karat placer claims, though none
of thorn bave any bearing whatever upon tho placers,
Stay With it.
Editor W. F. Thomson of the the
Trail (.'reek News has caught tho
Klondyke fever and from the following,
ho appears to have it bad:
"If any of the readers of tho News
kuow of any man, woman or child that
will trade a ticket to tho Klondyke and
a year's outfit of grub and clothing for
a newspaper claim, they will be doing
us a kindne38 by telegraphing the News
at our expense."
Don't do it Thomson, Better stay
with the News, keep it up to its present
high standard, mako a nice comfortable
living and escape tho mosquitoes, snow
blindness, freezing ? and continuous
menu of /'sow-bosom" and beans incident to a trip to the gold fields,
Don't got restless again, for unless all
outward signs fail, you are the right
man in the right place, right whore you
are. The Nows is better, than West-
port, RaBlyn, Spraguo or Olympia, and
it is surely preferable to the ico fields
of Alaska.
Hang onto 'or Thompson,
Capital Looking ibis W<ty.
Col. Ray- of Port Arthur, Out., was a
passenger on last Saturday's i.tage for
Bossburg un his way to Nelson, B. C.
Mr. Ray is a prominont bnnkor of Port
Arthur und represents a large amount
of capital which hois anxious to invest
iu mining property in this viciuityj provided ho cau get it at reasonable figures
Whilo this is his lirst visit to the Boundary creek district, the colonel ie well
known in tho Kootenay district, having
spent Borne time there last year
and .this season, having purchased
some valuable properties iu the
Slocan . district. Mr. Ray contem
plates returning to this section in a
short time and will doubtless make a
number of investments beforo return
ing home.
Freighters cud travelers will always Hud tlie
best oi accommodations at Edwards' ferry,
Dealer  in
Fine JWillinerii,
OF THE ART*     .
Riverside Ave.   Grand Forks.
A By-law for levying aud collecting license fees
from certain traders, aud to regulate and
govern certain tranes.
1. It shall be lawful for tlm conncil, from
time to tune to appoint an inspector of Licenses, aud by resolution define liis duties and remuneration tlurcfor.
2. Everv house, building or promises licensed
under this by-law shall i>e liable to be Inspected
at all limes by the Inspector of Licenses, or by
tlie Chief Of Police, or Police Constable, duly
authorized in that behalf, and any person or person refusing the above officers admittance, or
preventing sucli Inspection, shall be liable to
lin' penalties of thi.. by-law,
y. Kucli ami every person, persons or body
corporate, using or following the several trade*
occupations, professions, or business set forth
in the schedule hereunto annexed, und particularly described herein, shall takeout a periodical license for such period as iu snid schedule
set birth, iniyiiiR therefor, sueh periodical sums
as ts therein specified, whioh said sum shall in all
oases be paid in advance, as specified in this bvlaw.
I. Any person or persons, who simll eavry on,
Use. practice or exercise any trade, occupation,
profession or business in the said schedule, described or named, without tirst taking out and
liar' granted Iu him, or her theuecessury license
in that behalf, shall fur each ofleuse be liable to
the penalties of tins by-law.
.). Jfo ] rsoUj persons or body corporate, shall
own within the City oi Grand Forks any cab,
carriage or omnibus, or oilier Vehicle for ind conveyance of passengers for hire from one place
to another within the ci(y, oi own any trunk,
dray, oart, wagon or other vehicle used lu tbe
transportation of goods, wares or merchandise,
or other article or thing, from place lo place
within the city for hire, or keep teams for work
of any kind of hire, iu the said city without
having lirsl obtained a license to do so. No person holding four licenses under this section
shall be liable at Lite same time to take out or
pay for a license iu respect to the livery stable
at which his \ chicle mentioned in such license
is kept.
6. No person, persons or body corporate shall
own any cab, carriage, or omnibus or other
vehicle for tiio conveyance of passengers for
hire from any place or places outside of tho city
to any point within tiie City of Grand Forks
Without having lirst obtained a license to do so.
7. Every description of vehicle except omi-
buses, street railway, or tramway cars, used in
the conveyance of passengers, fur hire irom one
place to another within the city, aud whether
draw n by one or more horses or other animals,
shall be. deemed a cab within lhe meaning of
this by-law.
y, Every owner of more than one cr.b. dray
or omnibus, shall take oul a licenso for each
cab, dray or omnibus, and each such vehicle shall
have in a conspicuous place thereon, aud subject to the approval of tlie License.Inspector, a
number, which number shall crlrrcspond with
ihe number iu the record or register kepi by the
License Inspector.
!). The person iu whoso name a license is taken
out under tbe provisions 0/ this by-law shall be
considered as the owner or proprietor of the vehicle or place licensed, and Khali be liable to the
penalties in ibis by-law contained for any in-each
of the provisions thereof, whether committed
by Maid ownei or proprietor or by any employee
of said owner or proprietor*.
10, Any person purchasing tlie interest of any
other person In any cab. dray or omnibus, livery,
side, feed or oxdhange stable who shall continue
tlie business without having obtained a transfer of siicli license, shall be guilt" of a breach
of this by-law. and shall, on conviction be subject to tlie penalties therein provided.
II. Every ou tier licensed to Keep auy cab or
omnibus, shall keep tbo same continually olean,
tlie interior I hereof dry, aud the harness or
equipments nfiedtherewlcb always in good repair, and evury ov tter licensed to keep a livery
stable, feeder .sale stables shall keep the same
clean, and tbe vehicles, harness and stable
equipments in connection therewith clean and
sound, and the horses therein proper and sufficient to do the work, and all places, vehicles,
and horses licensed to be kept under this bylaw shall be subject lo Ihe inspection of the License Inspector at all reasonable times.
Ll, Every driver of a cab sliall, when required
by uny police oihVer, give oilicial information
wit h refer.nice to the address of the house or place
to which he may have driven any passengers and
any other Information connected therewith
which may-have cornel to his knowledge, and a
refusal of such information shall be deemed a
breach of this by-law.
18, Every driver of auy cab or dray, sliall
when called upon to do so, assist any police, of -
llcer in tbe conveyance iu liis cab or'dray of any
porsop or persons to the common gaol, or any
police station in the city, or in the conveyance
to tho hospital or elsewhere, if required, any
person who mayhilve met with an accident, oils ill or wounded, provided sueh illness is not
of an infection nature; and said driver sliall
lie entitled to his usual fare therefor by such
persons so curried, or by the city.
11. No cab,cart, express wacron or other vehicle
kept for hire, shall stand upon or iu auy street
while waiting ay: hire or engagement-, except
upon and ou such stands as may from time to
time be appointed by the council for that purpose.
1"). No person (not being a government officer
selling by auction government property, or
sheriffs officer or balliu, Belling lands, goods, .or
chatties, taken in execution or for the satisfaction of rents or taxes), shull sell or put up for
Male by public auction, goods, wares, merchandise, effects, or renl estate or earn-ou the business or calling of au auctioneer Within* tlie city,
without having obtained a license so to do, and
paid the fee therefor, and every such license
shall contain the name o! one person only, and
shall not bo used by a partner, servant or agent
of sucli person so licensed.
16, No hawker, or petty chapman, or other
person who carries on a petty trade or who'goes
irom place to place to other mens houses on
foot, or with any animal bearing or druyiug
goods; wares, or merchandise for sale or otherwise carry goods, wares, or merchandise for
sale, other than tbe growth, produce, or
manufacture of the Province of British Columbia, simll exeroise such calling within the city
without inning obtained a license so to do, and
paid the fee therefor set out in the schedule tu
this bydftWj
17, No person either on his own behalf, or as
agent for another or others, shall sell, si-licit,
or lake orders for lhe sale by retail fur goods,
wares, or liicrchaiu'isc, to bo1 Supplied or furnished by auy person or tirm, doing business
outside ol the eity, without having lirsl obtained
a license, and paid tlio tee therefor, set  out hi
the schedule to this by-law,
18, No person or persons shall i'-U'iilreor pro-
lit, directly or indirectly, keep or have in Ids,
her or there possession or on his, her or their
premises wlitilu tlie city, any puul or billiard
table, or havo any such* tables iu auy place licensed as a saloon, hotel, victualling house,
ordinary, or place of public outer til li ine Ut, or
resort within tho city, whet-uer such tables are
used or not, without having a license and paid
the fee therefor, set out in the schedule lu tills
10. No person, persona or body corporate,
except chemists or druggist*, using, the am-j
in preparations of prescriptions of medicul
practitiouer, shall within the City of Grand
Vorks sell, barter, or cxeliange, or in auy manner whatsoever tratiic iu or with opium, in auy
form whether crude or manufactured, without
having lirst obtained a license -so to do, aud
paid the tec therefor act out in the schedule to
this by-law.
20. For every retail trader in the business as
ia hardware, drugs, stationery, boots and shoes,
or furniture merchant, tbe sum of $6.00 lor
each six mouths.    .
al. For every Becond hadd dealer and store,
the sum of J6Q.00', for every six Months,   1
22, For every person other than a barrister
or solicitor, who has taken out a license to
practice as such, filling the occupation of conveyancer or laud agent, or Both f j.UO for every
six months.
'2'4. An auctioneer who unduly makes a noise
in the streets by the undue ringing of bells,
shall be deemed to havo committed a breach of
this by-law.
24. Any violation or breach of any of tho
provisions of this by-law, sliall subject the oi-
lender, upon conviction before the Mayor, Police Magistrate, or any Justices of the l'eace
having jurisdiction'within the City ot Grand
Forkb to a penalty not exceeding one hundred
dollars wicn costs, All penalties aud costs imposed under this by-law shall be rceoveruole by
distress,and iu case of no sufficient distress being
found, imprisonment, svitft, or without hard labour, iu me discretion 01' tbc convicting Magistrate may' be imposed for the period not to exceed thirty-days. -• i-i •
1, For every license under sub section 5, $ai'-0
for every six months.
2. For every license under sub-section six
$5,00 for every six months
3. For every livery stable license J16.00 for
every six months.
■1. For every person owning a pack train of
six or more animals, freight wagon, stage coach
or omnibus, used for transporting goods for profit or hire a distance of more than ten miles
$2.50 tor every six months.
.r>. For every hawker, petty chapman or dealers license $60.00 for every six months, and
peddlers selling farm products of IJ. C. (6,00 for
every six months.
ij. For eVery transient trader or agents (mentioned in clause 16), $50.60 for every six mouths.
7.   For every auctioneers   license fSO.OfJ for
.ery six months.
6. For every billiard or other tabic ay per section 17, $2.60 for every six months.
!). For every bowling alley, or rifle gallery,
$5,00 for every six months.
10, For every dealer In opium, crude or manufactured, other than chemist or (drugget iu the
preparation of physicians prescription, $250.00
for every six months,
il. For evary person who keeps nr carries on
a public wash house or laundry, 1; sum of $5j00
for everv six months.
IJ. For everv transient street fakir, or patent
medicine man, the sum of $B.O0 for tbe first
week, and $25.00 pfir woelt for each week thereafter.
18, For every barber, hairdresser, etc., 15.00
Tor every six months.
11. For every contractor and builder $5.00 for
every six months.
15, Blacksmiths, paint shops, and printing
offices $5.00 for six months.
Reconsidered and finally passed this 10th day
of July, A. IL, 1897,
[L. B.1 Signed and Scaled
Jai\IES A. Aikman, City Cleric.
The above is a true copy of a by-law passed by
the Munclpal Corporation of the city of Grand
Forks, on the  day of June 1897,   and all
persons are hereby required to take notice tliat
any one desirious of applying to huve such bylaw orany part thereof quashed, must make Ins
application for that purpose to the supreme
court witliin one mouth next alter tile publication of this by-law in the British Columbia Gazette, or he will be too late to be heard in,that
behalf, James A. Aikman, City Clerk.
BY-LAW NO. f>.
A by-law lo amend the by-law to define the cuu-
dititioRs requirements and regulations 'if
Licenses for the sale of spiritous..fermented,
intoxicating aud other liquors in Lhe city t»f
, Grand Forks.
WdEREAB, at the tinie of the incorporation of
tbc city of Grand Forks there existed licenses
to sell wine, beer, and spiritous liquors, and
Whereas, by By-law No. 2 of the said city of
Grand Forks it is provided that Hotel licenses
only shall be issued, and
"Whereas, it was not the intention of the Municipality of the City of Grand Forks to interfere
with auy liquor licenses existing at the time of
its incorporation
lie it therefore enacted by the Municipality of
Grand Forks that ail licenses to sell wine, beer
and spiritous liquors oxiBtiiig at tho timo of tho
incorporation of the said city of Grand Forks
■■hall be and remain existing licenses upon payment of the fees fixed by By-law No.'J of the
by-laws of the said city.
"Reconsidered and finally passed this loth day
of July, A. I'., laov,
[ L. 8. 1 Signed and Sealed
JOHN A. MANLY, Mayo::.
J. A. Airman, Oity clerk.
Theosophical Society.
WELBON BRANCH:—Meets every Sunday
evening at 8 o'clock at the residence of N.
Larson. A co'-dial invitation by tho society in
extended to all who are interested in the study
of Theosophy.
A     B. HART.
Contractors and Builders,
Office, Store, and Saloon Fixtures a Specialty,
Plans and Specificationb Made and Bstiniatef
Church Notics.
■pRESUYTERUN CHURCH—Services every
-t Sabbath in the church at 11 a. m. and 7:30
p- in. in the school room at Grand Forks. Sabbath Bi'ltool 10:110 a, m. in the uchocl room.
At Cnruou weekly !l p. m.
Btiv. Thos. Paton- Pastor.
Carson Locige 1. O. O. F. No. 37.
1 U" Ui £ • evening ut8 o'clock in their
hall at Carson, B.C. A cordial invitation extended to all sojourning brethren.
P. K. NELSON, B. 8,
D. D. McLaiii'.n, N. G,
GRAND   FORKS,   B.   C.
RcEidont Physician ti: Surgeon.
Provincial Land Surveyor,
And Civil Engineer.
Office, Midway,.n. a, :
Associate Member Canadian
Society   of Ulv.'l Engineers.
Notary Puu.Uo, Etc.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Olliee In Drug Store.
Boot and Shoe Shop.
Hoots and shoes made to order of the very beaf
material.   Repairing promptly done.
Law and Collecting Agency,-
Provincial Land Surveyor.
Civil Engineer, Etc.
Barber Shop.
Centrally Looatcd.   All Work Gauranteed to be
Flrst-Olasa iu every Respect.
Solicitor, E'.t'Ci
dfflce, Main Street,   ■•   Gra^d forks, B. b.
a L, Mcdonald,
Contractor and Mldeij
GRAND   FORKS,   B.   O.
i".ttns and speclllcatioul! d'i-awa, estiiimtes furnished on all kind***.*! building,   Work strictly
1 rtrst-clas*!.
Bath Rooms,
KIVERSIDE,      -      -      -       GRAND FORK?"
Manufacturer of
Spring   Beds,   Mattresses/
GRAND   FORKS,   B,   C     ..:
#£P*-Sa*v Filing anil ell Kinds of Repairing
Grand Forks
and Eureka Camp]
waking Cataon, Nelson, Curl&vv, Eureka nnd
Bans Poll threo times weekly, Tuesdays, Thura
days and Saturdays.
; N. OWENS, Prop;
Spokane Falls & Northern!
Nelson & Ft, Sheppard,
Red Mountain Pu'ys.
Tiio only All-rail Route, without change
oi: cats, between Spokane, Rosa*
' land Nelson,
Going North. Goinjj South!
1*1:12 a. m	
. CloGe connections at Nolsdu with steamboat*:
for Kaslo and all Kootenay Lako Points.       .   ■
Passengers for Kettle Bluer and Boundary
Creek connect at Marcus with stage dally.
Yellowstone Park Line.
Tile Fast Line,
Superior Service
Through tickets tb oil points in the Unite**
States and Canada.
iMrae't connection with the Spokane Falls i
Northern Railway.
So, 1 West.
.8:25 pi ra
.7:110a. m.
Tickets to Japan and.Chlna via, Tacoma a'"'
Northern Pacific sftainniUp Company. •
■  For Uifoririatio:i,.limc cards, maps and,}i"^
ots apply* to'agents  of tlie  Spqkf*}*! r>~
Northern and its connections, orK^
A.'lV CHARLTOK, A..'G.'T.A'., '*'
'   No. 2f,*7Morrim a St., Portland, Or.
Write fo** new Jnaiiof Kootenay countr. XJ
. . . •
7 ■
- -
The Trail Creek News Talks
About the Opposition.
the  St. Paul Pioneer Pi-ess Appreciates BritLh Columbia.—A New In-
tttiBtry for Grand Forks.
Tho Trail Creek News Isn't at ull
bashful in expressing its opinion re-
Warding "Tho Opposition" and its lead-
or, C. A. Semlin. In its last issue appears the following:
"Tho News is in roceipt of a circular
signed by C. A. Semlin, who stylos himself the chairman of the "opposition
party." The circular purporting to be
the platform ot the party without a
name—the party whoso sole claim to
distinction or patronago lies in tho fact
that they nre " 'agin' the government,"
and will devote all their timo and attention to opposing legislation.
"It is desired and expected b) Semlin,
at. al.| that tho News will publish free
gratis tho contents of the circular,
Their expectations will not be realized,
gomehow or other tho News has no
Jiking for or confidence in Semlin, or
any party led by him. Semlin is tho
man who led the opposition that, at the
last session of the provincial legislature
made "a chopping block" of the Columbia & Western railway, singling it out
of tho railways then before the legislature to be made an example, of. While
every other road, including Rethet's
British Pacific scheme, was given a
land grant and cash bonus, the Columbia & Western was told that if it wus
given the regulation SiOOO per mile, if
muet yield up 20,420 acres of land for
each ?-i.'00. "What's tho une of giving
them a bonus?. They i-.re going to
build their road to Pentieton, anyway!"
snii! Semlin, the wiso. Has anyone noticed any disposition on the part of the
Columbia tic Western or any other corporation or individual to build a rail-;
road through our mountains without
" tuther inoouragement than tho opposition of sueh meutally-obliijuo jays as
Opposition is a good thing at tho
right time and the right placo, but the
opposition of Semlin et. al.,. during the
last session of our local parliament was
almost exclusively directed toward measures that were intended for the upbuilding of West Kootenay. It is a
fact that tho present government to a
man was anxious to givo Wost Kootenay every assistance, and it was tho opposition of Semlin and his disgruntled
fellow mavericks that prevented West
Kootenay from securing oven its just
dueo. Th:> blamo is being laid on the
.Government by some few ill-advised
journals of this district, but a perusal
of the minutes of tho last session will
show that the blamo lies at tho door cf
Semlin, et. al.
"Go to; Semlin! If you will como into this grout district persoi'.ally, instead
bf by citcuiar, you will find yourself
overlooked like a white chip. Our peo-
pie can tell their enemies from their
friends, no matter what Colors thoy may
be sailing under.''
milder. Between Winnipeg aud Vancouver ia territory richer in almoEt all
! the raw matorials of wealth than Ontario and tho Maritime Provinces havo
evor dreamod of being. To the west
from Vancouver lie Japan, China, India.
Ere long it v/ill be discerned that Canada's commercial prosperity is to come
from its western, not from its eastern
borders. For Canada, far moro than
for the United btates, ia it true that
"Wostward tho star of ompire takes its
way." And unless annexation to the
United Statos shall interveno, tho child
is probably oven now playing with hiB
I rattle who will ono day boo the greatest
interest of the Dominion focussing toward its Pacific coast. Lot tho energy
that is now being misapplied in chini*
oricul project*: liko subsidized linos of
liuilson bay navigation companion te
applied to tho opening of Canada's
great western doorway, and perhaps—
perhaps Uncle Sam may eto long come
to lojk at his northern neighbor in a
little less commiserating ana patronizing way!"     _________
A Plahimq Mill, Sash, Door and Fur
NMtJKE Factors:.
Among the new industries that have
recently been added to the list of Grand
Forks industries may be mentioned the
planing mill, sash, door and furniture
factory recently put in operation by C.
H. McCutchen, who ha'B leased tbe
Spraggett mill just across the Kettle
river opposite from town. All the no*
cesBary machinery for tho successful
operation of an establishment of this
character has been added to tho saw
mill plant, and everything is in readiness for furnishing anything that
a persons wants in tho shape ot wood
work that can be found in Spokane and
at prices tliat will save the purchaser
money- besides avoiding tho annoyance
of delay usually exoriouced in recoiving
goodo ordered fr.om below..
The rough lumber output of tho mill
Mr. Beals will bandied as heretofore,
but anything in the uhapo of dressed
lumber, moulding; inside linishing, stair
cDFing, window or door frames, Bash,
cable legs, etc., can bo purchased direct
from tho [mill. Mr, McC. thoroughly
understands hij business, and with the
united support of the trade of this section, will soon bo able to establish a pay
roll that will bo quite an item towards
building up and maintaining a city.
Particular attention will be paid to
outside orders and tho utmost caro will
be exercised to soo that all material will
reach its destination on timo.
Appreciates B. Ci
The Saint Paul Pioneer Press appreciates the 'mportahco of British Columbia. In a recent issue appears the
"With thoir eyon evor bent on their
eastern nutlet as thut mont important to
the development of their commerce,
what wonder that the pooplo and the'*
Statesmen ot Canada are every ready to
give oar to visional',) sohsmes for linos of
Bteamore between the St. Lawrence
ports and Europe, or ovon for Hues
which shall reach tho old world by way
pf Hudson bay?   And what wonder, as
'they consult the maps, thoy consider
themselves cruely handicapped by a
geographical configuration which projects New York and New England between what are now  their richest pro-
, vinces and the Atlantic! That the Ontario people wishing to patronize a
"home route" should be compelled to
send their vessels nearly v. thousand
miles to the north beforo they can
reach tho ocean by way of the St. Lawrence, aud still lather by way of Hudson bay, ie certainly discouraging to
statesmen neoking to build up a nation's
commerce in competition with u neighbor whose ports are placed just where
he wants them.
"■'ibm'teiX Canada turn Its eyes to its
Western ou»jot. Their Dominion pos-
sosoos some if the finest harbors In  tho
. world, Thorj, ovor an immense region
to the oast of Vancouver broods a di'
mate aa mid as, that of Ontario, or
The Plan for the Carson
Don't Miss the opportunity to get in on
this deal. Its the most desirable Residence
portion of Grand Forks.   Easy Terms,
A Cow ranv Organized to Or-Ei:ate Tin:*,
.    Famous Pro pert v.
Mr. Mack of Anaconda, spont u day
or two in town last week on his way
homo from Spokane, whero he has been
for somo time on business connected
with the sale of his interest in the Winnipeg, The particulars of the deal are
very meagre, beyond tho announcement
that Mr, Alack haa disposed of his half
interest to Messrs. Beecher and Honey,
bankers of Fargo, North Dakota, and
that Duncan Mcintosh, the owner of
thu other halt interest receives a cash
consideration and so many shares iu a
company organized for the purpose of
squiring and dovelopirgthe Winnipeg.
The name'of this company is the Winnipeg Mining and Smelting* oompany,
limited, and has beon incorporated under the Companies' Act ISC'T with a capital of 81.000,000 divided into chares of
one dollar each. Tho registered oQico
of the company will be situated in the
I'alo district.
According to tho notice of incorporation of this company now running in
tho B. 0, Gazette, in addition to acquiring tho Winnipeg, thoro is included
among its objects the purchase of any
other mineral claims; to carry on uny
metallurgical operations; to construct
railways, tramway*;, crushing works,
furnaces; in fact.to undertake any or
every known industry that relates to
mining. Tho names of tho promoters
of tho company are not yet n.ado public,
A representative of tho Mixer while
ln Spokane recently, was informed by
Mr. Mcintosh that tho new company
hud ample meana at command to push
development work on tho property, ar.d
that a laigo force of men would bo put
to work as eoon as details could bo arranged.	
Liberals Will Meet.
The regular tri*monthly meeting of
tho Liberal association will be held
noxt Monday evening, August 10th, and
a cordial invitation is extended to ovory
ono in sympathy with the movement to
be present and become members of the
When in need of anything ih the lint*
of job work do not forgot .that The
Miner can supply you at tho lowest
poatiiblo price for good work.
FreshnUlk delivered nt your door moriilug
ninl evening, Qrand Fork), iMirj*, Manly $
ilro-.ni, Props,
Vv\ H
>i-   ; sip
a^v-- WMM&k^^M^^
Sl'-f-w-w.'.-:.^'.;.. .*!*,■■
m$mi Liifefii Teams, Saddle s*™» ^ *
'^ImMM^mMm ' a  w  \\ii\ \ \
Stage   LiNE.^««Bd__»
-.-,   i      •■ r j.    «  i-i    n Q- W. WILLIAMS, rianftger.
*^-***mmas-saBi:      Pacjrand._adic# Saddle Horses.
Harness Shop in Connection. Teaming of all Kinds Done.   DAILY FR0M'MARCUS§ GRAND FORKS-
Stage Leaves Marcus on the Arrival of thu northbound train, arriving .it Granc
i Forks at 8:45 p, ni.   Leaves tho Forks at -.;:00 a. m,, arriving di Marcus in timeti
1 connect with northbound train
Properties Reported uu,
Peveibpiite m And Assessment Wo.'.'-. Supervised.
Ranken & Campbell,
CojiVeyAflcwa     1
Records Searched!
And Investment Agents.
-    Grand Forks, B. 0.
\ AB   JONE;S^
K Donor* UonrmT* XlfTfl iSffllDf RrP §
k rduDi Idlip, dip H1 Itol, Bib. %
*~i.    **■ _.  _■—     »«
!s of Electric, Steam
or Horse Car Railways
B Orand Porks,   *•    *   *     B. C. Q
Persons having paining or other Properties that wil
bear investigation, can havo a Company promoted, ov
Dell them, by addressing
Q Bstimates Furnished on AU Kinds of Work. |-j
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■3.1 'ujetifi\,rf flrIY.irsif'»B"-*'.^r.;r*^*j>.sfr..^'*>'.*^*iffe*r**rf*teV. V«''=; 1X0X0X0X0
n0n&\jxJn.rfajnw\jn/tottnMx&,^ .... i      «expx
sell them, by addressing  I IJ a*. Ifl f|**_T71 f    i ^"PDO!/    IUH "riJ
17 end 10 Broadway, Now York City.    London olEces.-Chiswell  House,   No
139 Finsbury Pavement, Loudon, E, C, England.
f-f c A. HUNTLY,
Dealer in
Groceries, Salt Meat,JFmifc, Conf ectibneries,
A Full Line of Fishing Tackei just Reooivod, Prospectors and Miners will
Und it to their interest to give me a call before purchasing as 1 can savo you
money,   Don't forget tho place, BRIDGE STREET, ORAND FORKS, B. C.
m 11 x mm In ti » ■ ±x-i w-i*—- ■««•=■.? ^rv*re»rvjr i ru.-r^riaririi-'w-:-'!".—r-s-jrt:
jl .
Everything Kew and Best Furnished House in Town,
1NBODV    &   DAVIDSON,   Proprietors.
Always Found at the liar.   Special attentior   Paid tn Trariscient Trade,
Fiitancial and Mining Brokers.
Groups qi   Glaimis  Bought far Stock Companies, Arc
jndary Hotel,
First-class Acsoramodations Good Stabling, Termins of
Sta^e Lice From. Marcus, Washington
McAuley Si McOauig,    -   -    Proprietors,
CT kzouk m a.MOM
J.   fU'RB
.<. V. FLOOD.
Kerr Si Mood. Batchers,
Gran.l Forks, Greenwood mnl Midway
"All kinds of Meats Ueiman Sausages and Head Cheese Always on Hand,
n~\ rr*
Y -^-v"...,.--
RIVERSIDE   A'. E    CRA      , FC RKS. B 6
Suits Made to Order at Reasonable Price?
All Work Guaranteed to Giro Satisfaction,   Special attention paid toClea**"
ii.^; and Repairing,   (.live mea trial order.
Sensation Caused a  Slows Editor j   ,.,,,„,, oi „,c. ,„(.„tio„s. cc,.tlni,lltcs ,„* „,,rk
By a Pajh of Spuds, transfers, etc..recorded nl tlie Mining Recorder's
Under the heading "A  Rare Event," I °mee.,;ra*"' I"lrk*i' B* °*>for thc wook e"'li,;!;
' August *tth, 1607:
July 2'..—Flifit'n, fractional,  anil   Fellowship,
Weiiiu^ion cam}., j. \v. Youngetal.
Spring Hill, North Pork, A. H. MoNfoholl,
July 81—Wellington, Wellington camp, Joe
Taylor and M. Openheramor.
August 8—EmiHe Annie. Rllley ereek, Jus Gill
Jonah, Rilloy creek, PlUlp lillley.
Scottish Chief and Lizzie, Christina lake, W.
.1. lii'.le.
Brandon and Rohin Hums. Rilley creek, W. J.
dale it al.
Ida May. Kettle river. G. 0. MoKny.
At)gU8t I—Robin, Cltristitialakc,Clms. Vv'illftr*
Wizard, I'hlistina lake. Thos. Keelftr.
Shakespoar, Christina lake, R. 0, Sadler.
Vulcan, Christina lake, Tims Keclar.
.lulv 89—Lancashire Lass, Thos. Hardy et al.
Elcho, vv. Rawson.
July 80—No. ,i Claim, Ed. R. Shannon.
Jcannie May. J. P. Shannon.
Iron Dollar, J. W. Cheer.
Columbia, P. W. Luciitn and Gertrude Wor
Black Hear, W, F. Polger.
Crown, L. A. Manly.
Golden -leal, J. M. ilarerrove,
Grand Forks, W. Ward Spinks.
.lulv 31—St. Louis, J. Taylor et al.
Lone Star, T, J. K'rk et al.
California, J. M. T.'ylor et al.
August I—Colorado, John Meyers et al.
Iron Ilorsc, H. Alles, et al.
July 29—Birthday,  Monitor, Tlotou, Edison
and Electric. ',' interest. Albert F. Hunter
to Richard Plewlnan.
Herald, ;„ interest, Colin Campbell to Alex
Hidden Treasurer, \& interest, Frank Guse to
Eugene GernioinJ.
August 8—Sunset, % intorc'St, Peter McBride
and John J. McMullen to Con Cosgrove,
Review,   all interest,  Liaitiel  E.  Loreba to
Joseph Powder.
Thursday, *,*, interest from Joe Jeldness to
Alex Onion.
Lizzie and Scottish Gray. W. J. Gate to Hugh
August I—Lookout, Y, Interest, Alone Mason
toD. McKiiinon.
the New Denver Ledgo tells about boing presented with a braeo of spuds iu
the following language:
"The agricultural district editors havo
fnany gifts of big potatoes, dond ripe
pumpkins, juicy apples and other Hoar,
put in Slocan presents of this kind are
almost as rare as Sunday schools on tho
Klond.vlte. So when Bill Anderson came
into our editorial palace the othT day
and laid down two Irish lemons grown
iu Ids garden in New Denver v.o were
bo*surprised that wo leaned back in our
plush bott"ir.od chair and allowed our
thoughts i ■ ■• a fow moments to drift
back to the years when such events
were extremely common. After years
■of minii)? camp journalism in which wn
have grown weary of looking at rock
specimens it is refreshing to know lhat
ut least ono of our subscribers can raise
Mr. Anderson, who ts interested in
many claims throu * ■ • . -he district,
has filled in his sparo tin .. in cultivat
ing a piece of ground that ho ha3 at the
head of Sixth Ptreet. Upon it he has
grown potatoes, turnips and other vegetables successfully, Last year ho raised
watormolons and citrons, but this season
pas beon too wot to give these fruits a
chance, lie has peanuts planted but
does not know how thoy will panu out.
Mr. Anderson has proved that it is possible to raiBO something besides silver
and lead in the Slocan and his example
could be profitably fallowed by many.
There are sevoral other gardens in New
Denver, all of which have this summer
produced high grado vegetables, and in
ono or two spots we havo noticed flower
beds that would do credit to Florida."
There is something pathetic in Bre'r
Lowroy's reflections upon the "Irish lemons," He seoms to sigh for tho groen
holds of his youth, the goldon waving
grain, tho martial-like rows of corn, the
furrowed potato patch and fruit-laden
orchard, Tho Hlocan and Kootenay
offer few sueh sights to toast the eyes,
but down hero we have this kind of
rural scenery to burn, and our advice
to Mr. Lowrey is tear away from tho
wearing excitement incident to plugging the ledgo full of gemB, and spend
a week in tho beautiful Kettlo River
valley for recreation aud rest,
Chas. Van Ness has a monkey.
The old "gag" "you can sleep under the hay
jtlow Grand Fork* Citiheks Witt, Get
A novel scheme for gdiiig to the
Klondyke has been unearthed through
the unearthly strains that nightly drive
the mosquitoes into spasms, and which
have been supposed to bo a Chinese
orchestra until recent investigation haB
revealed tho fact that the noiso is
caused by Fred Wollaston learning to
play the violin.
, It appears that a four cornered combination has been entered into where-
Grand Forks will next spring lose, and
the Klondyke will gain, som4 of our
most prominent citizens. HarrySheads
is touching Fred Wollaston to play the
violin, and expectB to have that painful task completed by next spring.
Then they will go to the Klondyke as
travelling musicians, and Jeff, Davis
■y.ill go along to play the patt of the
monk, collecting the nickels and dimes.
They oxpect to take Jeff's big lady-dog
Wong to draw a sled with provisions
und do the bear dance,
• It is understood that while,Fred isn't
making lnuch progress learning to play
iho violin Jeff already has hi3 part
down to perfection and is now engaged
in. training the dog to dance.
Later—Since the abovowasput in type
Mr. Davis, owing to his largely increasing business finds it will be impossible
for him to make the trip as expected,
and a representative of thiB paper, who
is always willing to rnako a sacrifice, has
consented to take tho part of the monk.
The ClTrZENs of Or *.ni> Forks to Have
An Opportunity to Heab Miss
Haeraii Sino,
.Miss Harrab of SpoKane, who is
spending a few woeks in Grand Forks,
has kindly consented to give a concert
tor tho benefit of the church, on Tuesday evening, August 10th, at S o'clock,
in Victoria hall. Some of our beBt local
talent will asrist, aUo Mrs, Bergen ot
Portland, a fine pianist. AU who have
had tho pleasure of hearing MissHarrah
Sing agree that hor weil known reputation of having oue ot tho Hneot and bost
trained voices in the pacific northwest
is richly deserved. A treat is promised
to-ajl lowers of music as a line program •
ine is in preparation. Admission iiocts,
recerved seats 50 cents.
scales'' goes now
Phil Aspiuwall of Rossland, is registered at
the Grand Forks.
lie sure and stop at Edwards' ferry for good
meals and clean bed.
Chas. Van Nesslefl for Rossland yesterday to
look alter his extensive business in that city.
0. F. Russell and Peter Costello of Spokane
were among the arrivals at the Grand Forksthis,
J. A. Elliott an.l Harry Sheads made a hurried
trip to Rossland this week, going over the
Dewdney trail.
The Gold Bug Syndicate' have had two men
at work all week on their placer claims. It is
the intention of the company to put a machine
on the properly in the near future.
The public school willbe opened on Monday
lhe llth inst.. in the Kerr building on Bridge
street, which has been rented for school pur
poses until the new school house is completed.
G. W. Bennett, New York, private secretary
to Col. Weir, pissed through tho. Forks last
Wednesday enroute td Greenwood, where he
went ou a* mutter of business connected with
an extensive mining deal the Colonel i.i mak-
ingiii that vicinity, the particulars we will be
able to give next week.
B. C. Van Houteu of Sialllc. was among the
arrivals lu the city this week. He was on his
way to tlie reservation to look alter his interests
being part owner ln a number of properties
on LaFleur.mountain, which have good showings. Mr. Van Hduten is the authority for tlie
statement that President. Corbin has declared
ids intention to extend his lied Mountain
branch Into this district as Boon as practicable,
and work would be commenced on il iu the
near future.
A nice Sunday dinner is something that is
enjoyed by every person, Tomorrow just drop
iu and tako dinner with Mi's. Preslar, at the
Cosmos, and if you don't get a menu that Is lit
for a King and cooked to perfection, we will
miss our guess. Everything in connection with
the dining room 1-as an air of refinement about
i I. tlie meals are served in a manner that can nol
be excelled. A specialty is made of Sunday dinners and 5f you enjoy a good meal don't miss
the opportunity to try one of her productions.
At the Cosmos:
Main St, O. F. Mrs. PttR3i.AB, PbcI'eieiress
The following are the arrivals for tlio week
ending August litli: Judge Spinks and B arring-
ton Spinks, Vernon; G. S. Thomas and C. Hal*
retts, Portland: Chas. Roberts Rossland: Andrew Davis and Win. Mackie, Mullan, Idaho;
H. S. Gtiyley, city; W. L. Smith, Greenwood:
C. Pearlstein, Traill Chas. .Mitchell, Marcus:
Miss Mollio Beekley, cily: Mr. Cunningham
and wife Rock Creek: I.i'. llurngeat aud A.
Uishmcr, Vernon; F. H. .McCarter, wife and
daughter, city; A. J./Adams aud J. \V, Day,
Seattle; G. Thomas, Cascade City: Messrs. Larey
and Fox, Spokane, and Svdhey W. Johnson,
BY-LAW  NO.  4.
i Changed  Hand*.
' B. Spraggett haa purchased U\b lumber business ol A. Q. Beals, arid will
conduct the same iti the future. Mr.
Spraggett is well and favorably known
in Grand Torks and vicinity, where he
has built up an enviable reputation of
doing business on tlio "square," and the
Miner ^predicts tox' hith attcceBB in his
now departure. As heretofore, Mr. B.
will conti-bl the output of tbe Simpson
mill as Well as that of his owcn and from
bow on will be .able to fill', all orders with
promptness and dispatch. During his
short career in our mfd.t Mi*. Bea.- has
bade man? friends among those who
coche in contact with him in a bu-ayieES
gfcy, who will regret to learn that he
nae-decided to return to hie old home in
A B}*-lnw for tlie regulating of storage of explosives and injlamwable inaleriuls, the erection of buildings and tor the prevention of
lire nnd regulating t-caveugers,
1. The.counc.il may from ,tiwe*tb time appoint mi Inspector of buildings and strefitB ami
by resolution fix the remuneration to him, ami
hia duties shall be to see that the provisions 01
this by-law are carried out, and all such other
duties ae may from time to time be declared by
resoluHon-or by-law.
li. No person shnll keep or have iu any build-
Ing Within theeity at auy one time more than
lilty pounds -of gnu powder, aiid not to exceed 200 pounds, at anyone time, of giant powder, dynamite, or-other explosive or combustible substance*, or more than one gtillcn of gasoline be deposited in a fireproof box or safe,
and no person shall take a UgUtect candle, lau-
 lar        " " "
tern or lamp, or lire of any description uear the
8. No person shall use a lighted candle 01
lamp in any More, bitilainb, or place within
theeity, where hay, Btrow, hemp, cotton, flax.
rushes, gun powder, or other combustible materials iire stored or kept, 0- in t\ carpenter's or
cabinet 111 alter!s •shop, unless thc mme is weii
secured in a lantern.
4. It shall be the duty of the building inspector or lire wardens, at kast once a month to in-
peel ab yards anil premises contiguous to
dwellings, nnd all chimneys, flues, lire places,
stoves, ovens, boilers, or other apparatus whicli
may tffi dangerous to .promote or convey lire,
and to order the owners, their agents,, contractors, or tenants thereof, whenever in their judgment they jnuy think it advisable to remove the
same, and, all shavings, rubbish, or other inflammable material therofruni; and every person so notified who fails within twenty lour
hours afte't having reeieved such notice tore
move the s.une shall be subject to the penalties,
of this by-law, and the building inspector or
fire warden is hereby authorized to have the
same rciuoved.
0; Ev^ry ' chimney or flu*' built; or constructed, sba-U be built of brick er atone or olher
non-combustible and the walls thereof shall not
be less ili-Mi four inches lu thickness, exclusive
of plastering, and thy, top thereof shall be at
least four feet from any wOoJwoik ol any
building, or ad-joining buildings, and every
such chimney shall rise at least tour feet above
tlie ridge, ot the house or bniidihg in which
the same sliall be, and every such ehininey or
Hue shall not be less than fifty, square inches in
area, and all timber on which a chimney or
flue rests shall beat least 8 inches below the
baseof said title or chimney and. .every such
chimney or flue shall be so-coniHructcii as to
ndmit-ui its b-srug scraped, brushed or. cleaned)
at. the discretion 01 the bunding inspector.
0.   No pinion shall btiild or construct any
chimney or flue otherwise than in accordance
with tbe provisions of the next preceding section of this by-law, and no person shall use
within the city any chimney or flue constructed or built otherwise thun in accordance
with such provisions, und all persons shall
forthwith put ailphimneya and flues used by
tin-in In a safe condition to guard against Arc.
7. Tli'-pipe of every Move, chinincv or fire
place within the city shall be conducted into a
chimney of stone, brick or other Incombustible
material, and in all casns where a stovepipe
passes through the woodwork of a building
Within ihe city, it shnll bo separated from such
woodwork at least ihree inches by metal or
other incombustible material, and all pipe^
from stoves, ovens, or furnaces over fifteen feci
in length, shall be securely jointed and when
n..'3Cfi<=ary for safety, supported nud stayed by
wires, and no person shall use within thc citv
any pipe or stovepipe which is not put up in
accordance with the provisions of this section.
H. No occupant or other person in possession
or charge of any bouse or building within thc
eity shall permit any stovepipe hole in the
chimney of such house or build ing, while the
same is not in actual use, to remain open, but
shall cause the samo to be closed with a stopper
of metal or other incombustible material.
9. The occupant or other nerson In charge of
any house or building within the city, or of
nny room or place therein where a stove is
used, shall have, place and keep under such
stove, a hearth or pan of brick or metal or other
incombustible material, and the sides and ends
thereof not less than 18 inches from any
wooden partition or other woodwork, and thc
pipes of such Btovcs shall not be placed within
12 inches from tlie ceiling, or of any wooden
wall or partition, and where any sucli stove Is
used to neat more than one room or place by
being built into any wall or partition, the space
around it on the top and sides, to the distance
of at least 9 inches, shall be filled with brick
iind mortar, stone sheet iron or Other incombustible material.
10. No timber shall be laid within two feet
uf the inside of any oven, copper, still, boiler, or
furnace Unless protected by jit least 12 inches
of brick or other incombustible material.
11. The council may from time to time license chimney sweeps Who shall be subject to
regulations in possed by resolutioh of the council.
12. No person shall, within the eity, place,
keep, or deposit ashes in Wood frece pinoles, or
within twenty five feet of a house or building
unless the same are contained in some safe depository constructed of brick, stone, or other
incombustible material, and all ashes so deposited shall be placed in the most convenient
locality as directed by the inspector of buildings for removal by the city scavengers.
13. In case of fire, or imminent danger of
tire it shall be the duty of every able bodied Inhabitant within the city, at the request of the
chief of thc police, or any officer of the fire
brigade, or any police constable,, to assist to the |
utmost of his power, the said chief or police on
other officersdr police constables, or tne head
>f the fire department, or the mayor, or alder?
men of the city, ih preventing or suppressing
such Are.
11. The chief fire warden, or thc city consta
:)lc, or building inspector, in case there is no
uhlef fire warden, or the chief of the firo brigade, or foreman iii charge at any fire, in the
city, is hereby empowered, with tne sanction 01
•he mavor, police magistrate, or the chairman
01'the fire, water and light committee, to cause
to be pulled doWn Or demolished adjacent
'louses or other erections when necessary to
prevent the spreading of Are, but not other
15, On all occasions of fire, thc side of tne
street nearest the fire for a distance of fifty
feet, on each side of the fire, and for two thirds
thc width of the street in front thereof, ana
dso the centre df- the Street on both sides
;)f ttv space above described and also any lane
or byway between the public street und the
;car of the premises on nre, throdgh or along
which it may be" necessary to run enj* portion
of the fire apparatus, shall be kept clear of all
persons who may in a ny obstruct the
workings of the fire brigade and all and
any person who shall be in any ol
the above places shall immediately retire therefrom when called upon to do so by the chief, or
tiny member of tiie fire brigade, or any fire
warden or any policeina 1 of tha city.
i(i. No pcrSoii shall in auy way impede or
hinder any fireman or other" person who may
be assisting in extinguishing the fire, or be in
the performance of any other duties connected
therewith, nor snail any per^ou diive any
vehicle over any hose Whilo in use or about tp
he used at any tire.
17. The owner, and in case of his default,
thc occupant of every building in theeity shall
make or cause to. be madi a good and substan-
tlal ladder of sullicieut length to rctvoh the rool,
■ind a good and substantial ladder of Bullicieni
length td reach tho top of the chimney thereof,
md such ladders shall be kept in a convenient
.•lace, so as 10 be readily accessible in case ol
;irc and for use of chimney .sweep; when so directed by the fire, light and water committee.
18. No person shall wantonly or maliciously
injure any tire engine) hose, Dell, rope, tele-
rragh potj or wire, or any other apparatus tr
property belbuging td the city or used by the
liremeu in giviuer any alarm of tire, or used in
extinguishing ii res.
19. No person shall without reason able cause
by outcry, ringing bells, using the fire alarm,
ur Iu any other manner makQ or circulate,  orJ
•ause to be made or circulated,  ad alarm of-J
'20. The city constables--, and police officials,
-aid the Inspectors of buildings and streets
within the city Qf Urand Forks, and
members qL the city council shall be tire
wardens, to-see that the provisions of this by-
taw are complied with, and are hereby authorised to enter in and upon any house or lot
Within the said city at all reasonable hours to
see that all the reuuirenionta 01 this by-law are
strictly obeyed.   , ; ,
21. No owner, tenant, or occupant of any
land, or any person or body corpo^atej-within
the city limits shall suffer the accumulation
upou his or their premises, or perptit to be deposited upon any lot belonging td or occupied
uy him any thing which may endanger the
public health, or deposit upon or into auy
street, square, lane, hlghwayi stream, or sewer,
.my dead animal, flsh, dirt, rubbish, excrement, dung, manure, ott'al, or other refuse or
vegetable, animal matter, or other tilth or ofl'en-
•ive thing.
22. Whenever it shall appear to the board of
health, tbe medical health ollicer, or the city
constable that it is necessary for the preservation of the public health, or whenever saii
hoard or said inspector sliall receive a. notice
signed by one or more inhabitant householders
ol the city, Btating the condition of any building, grounds, premises; yards, vacant lots, cellars, private drains, cess pools, sinks or privies
in the city so filthy as td be duugei-
ous 10 public health, br that upon,
any premises or vacant lot in the city
there is any total or'ott'ensive'- ditch, gutter,
drain, privy-, cees pool, ash.pit or cellar kept or
constructed so as to be dangerous to the public
nealth or that upon any sucn premises or vacant lot au accumulation of dung, manure, tilth,
uilal, refuse, slaguant water, or uny other mat*
ter or tiling is kept so as to be dangerous or injurious as aforesaid, it sliall be the dutV of such
inspector* and he is hereby authorized'to enter
sucn building or premiseB for thy purpose ol
exumiuihg the same, and if necessai'y he shall
order tho removal of such matter or thing as
aforesaid to such place as he may direct, or
may order theowu^er or.lessee.otsnch premises,
grounds, yards, vacant lots, cellars, private
urainsi sinks, cess pools, or privies, to till up,
drain, clear, alter,, relator repu^r. such buiiu-
ings, premises, grounds!, yards, vacant lot.-, pri-
vate uraius, cellar, siuk, cess pool, or privy.
And iu default of their so tilling up; clearing,
draining; altering, relaying or repairing as
Aforesaid, after seven (7; uays notice iu writing
-=0 to do, they shall be defined to bo guilty oi
an iulraction oi this by-law, and liable to the
penalties theretor, and it shall be lawful for the
eity to till up, dram, clear, falter, relay or repair as aforesaid, and charge the cost or expense thereof to lhe person or persons iu de-
tault as aforesaid., aud may recover the same
with costs by action '.ind distress; aud in case
of non payment the same may be charged
against the lands of the owner or lest.ee and
may be covered in like manner as municipal
taxes. The owner or lessee of uny ground,
yardsor vacant lots, or other properties abut-
-ing on uuy street shall drain tne same, on re-
eiuving notice from thu inspectors oi buildings
and stiu-ctd so to do, if the occupant or proprietor ov his lawful agent or representative having
charge or control ol sueh building or premises
or vacant lot, after notice, trour the chairman
of the board of health or from said inspector,
10 remove or abate sueh thing as aforesaid,
shall.neglect or refuse to remove or abate the
same, Ue shall be subject _to the penalties im-
poseaby this by-law, aud tho said inspector
may remove the same and-,the cost incurred by
sucn.removal may be recovered from ,the person or persons so refusing or neglecting.
28. All hou«e or Btor^oflal, .whether consisting of animal or vegetable substance, shall b*e
placed in suitable vessels and no ashes or' other
refuse matter shall be mingled therewith, ahd
thc same shall lie kept in some convenie11^
place, to be taken away by the city seavenger.
24. When any dumb animal shall die with!11
the limits of the citv, the owner or person in
possession of it shall eaiine the carcass to be removed to such place as shall be provided by the
board of health, ami there be buried or cremated so lhat the same simll not be a nuisance.
2o. If any person shall own, occupy, or keep
any lot or ground., building, stable, or other
premises in such a bad or iillhy condition as to
be offensive and a nuisance to the neighbor*
hood or to any person or family, such person
shall be subject to thc penalties provided for an
Infraction of this bv-law.
20, The keeper of every livery or other stable,
shall keep his stable and •tableyard clean, aud
shall not permit between the fifteenth day of
May and the first day of November more than
two wagons of manure to aceinnulate in or near
the same nt anv one time, except by permission
of the board of health.
27. All privies that are foul, emitting smells
and odors, arc hereby declared nuisances, and
the inspectors uf streets shall have tlio power to
abate the same and order the samo to Im filled
up or closed, and if the owner or occupier of
the premises on whicli the same may bo situate
fail to do so on reeieving notice, he or they shall
be subject to the penalties provided for in this
by-law and the inspector of buildings and streets
shall cause tho said privies, vaults or juts to be
filled up.
28. whenever any nuisance shall be found on
any premises within the eity. coutrnry to this
by-law, the inspector of buildings and Btreets is
hereby authorized, in his discretion, to cause
the same to be summarily abated In such manner aB he may direct, anil in default of the person, persons or body corporate, refusing or neglecting to abate thc same, and tlie person, persons or body corporate bo neglecting or refusing
shall be liable to the penalties of this bylaw.
29. In all eases where no provision is herein
made defining what are nuisances, and how the
same may be removed, abated or prevented, in ,
addition to wliat may be declared such herein, I
those offences which are known to the common '
law of the land, and the statutes of British Columbia as nuisances, may, in case the same
exist within thc city, be treated as such, and
proceeded against as in this bylaw provided,
or in accordance with any other law which shall
give the justice of thc peace trying the samo jurisdiction.   .
J10. It sliall be unlawful for any person or
persons to deposit upon any of the streetf, or
upon any land or lot within the city of Grand
Forks, auy night-soil or other filth or refuse matter of any kind under the penalty herein described.
31. No butcher, trader, grocer or other person, persons or body corporate, shall sell, expose, or offer for sale, on any public market or
at any place within the limits of the city of
Grand Porks as food, any tainted, diseased, or
damaged or unwholesome meat, poultry, fish,
vegetables, milk, fruit, or Other articles of food,
or provisions or the flesh of any animal dying
otherwise than by slaughter, and tlie chief of
police may seize and destroy any such tainted,
diseased, damaged, or unwholesome meat, flsh,
poultry, vegetables, fruit or other articles of
food or provisions.
82. Any person wlio shall keep swine, dogs,
horses, cattle, goats, poultry, foxes, pr other
such animals on their premises shall maintain
tho houses, buildings, or pens in which the
same shall be kept in such a clean state that
the neighbors or passengers may not be incommoded by the smell therefrom, under the penalty provided for an infraction df this by-law
for each offense.
33. The city council may grant a license to
or employ any person, company or corporation
for cleaning or removing tlie contents of any
privy vaults, sinks, or private drains, and everv
person, company or corporation engaged in said
business shall be deemed a night scavenger
within the meaning of this by-law.
84. NO Person, company or corporation shall
within this city empty, clean or remove the contents of any privy vault, sink Oi private drain,
or cos's pool or.resovoir Into whicli a privy vault,
water closet, stable or sink iB drained, without
having first obtained a license or being employed by the city so tb do.    ,
35. Every person, company or corporation
applying for a license as night Scavenger shall,
if his application be accepted, pay a license foe
of ?5, ior every bIx months, and execute a bond
in the penal sum of two hundred dollars, with
two sureties to be approved pf by the city council, conditioned thnt the said scavenger will
comply with thc conditions of this by-law and
every by law which may hereafter be passed by
the city coundU-thcirsaid employ merit, and will
also comply with and pbey orders, directions,
and regulations ot the board b*f health) and Inspector of buildings and streets of the city; pro-
vl'led that such liceuse sliall not be granted until the board-of health is satisfied that the applicant is provided with the necessary appliances fo? carrying oh scuveugorlng in accordance with the provisions of this, by-law.
85. The inspector of buildings and streets
shall have the ppwer to enter upon any premises and examine any vault, sink, privy or pri-
vato drains.
37 The contents of privy vaults, sinks, or private draiuB Bd removed Uy any scavenger shall
be conveyed In water tight tanks or vessels oi
such pattern and description as may from time
to time be approved by the iuspector of buildings streets aud shall be disposed of in such a
manner, under the direction of said inspector,
as to cause qo offense t and.tajiks jand vessels
shall be kept clean and inoffensive when hot in
actual use(
38. When requested the licensed scavenger
shall cleaime or empty any vault, sink or, private drain, or privy, aud remove any or all
nuisances. .
39. No privy vault, singer private drain shall
be opened nor, the contents thereof disturbed or
removed between tlie bourn of six^p'clock a. m.
aud eleven o'clock pj.ni.> of any day, nor shall
such tbnten's be deposited or buried within the
city. Any person violating any.ofjihe provisions
of this section shall be subject to the penalties
hereinafter described. •.     .
40. Licensed night scavengers .Shall receive
for each cubic, foot of the contents removed of
auy privy vault, sink or private drain, or cess
pool by them cleaned out.or removed, a sum not
to exceed 25 cents per ciibic foot where the box
contains oyer Jour cubic feet and, fl per box
containing four cubic feet or under.
41. Whenever it ._hd.ll become necessary to
empty <iny privy or privies orr,emove,any night-
soil from any premises within tlie city or on
cleaning yards, eellars, .back kitchens, or any
other premises whatsoever, any impurb or offensive effluvia should exist, Chloride, df lime,
nitrate of lead, or common salt shall be used by
the person bri'6rs-3hsemplylug such privy or
removing such night soil from such premises,
as shall!rehdcr the effliivisas inoffensive as possible. ._       .    .  . ,   .
42. Thrit fhc.fecs to be charged by day scavengers for any matter or thing allowed tboe dumped or deposited, .jr the scavenger or. scavengers
licensed by tlie city, within the limits of the
city, shall he a sum nut tp exceed 75 cents for a
lull loud, and fit) cents for.a halt a load, or less
than a half a Ibiid, for a double team, aiid half
such 1 ules for oije horse loud, and any charges
ln excess of those so made shall be considered
a breach of this by-law, *
43. Licenses of duv|und night scavengers shall
be held by them subject to tneir Observing and
ii.ithl'uUy performing thu conditions contained
in this by-law. and the regulations thut may
from tlmeloumc.be imposed by the board ol
health, ami in case of non-observance 01 any of
tbe said conditions and regulations, the said lis
cense .may at. any tinm be summarily revoked
and cancelled by the board'df heattlr.
44. The mayor of this city and tbe city constable ate empowere-d to regulate, restrain and
&iirpress till bit, wily houses, houses'of ill fttiue or
any place or b.uildiug for the practice, uij forni-
tlonj.auq.they are hereby empowerea'.to"regulate, restrain aud suppress all or any House,
roomsor place tiqed'for the purpose of playing
kenoj,aro-baiik'poker, snuffle board, roulette,
wheel of fortune or other game br device ol
45. Eor any or every violation .of the p;ovi-
sions of,tlii§'by-law a Penalty -hot. exceeding
oue hundred dollars ana costs rhay be imposed
by the piay.or, police magistrate, or Justice, or
justices of die fteaee convicting, and iu default
of payment of penalty and costs, the Offender
may baiconimitted to tliecoinmwn goal or lockup house, there to.be imprisoned for any time
not exceeding thirty days.      '•; I ,*,  '
Head the lirst, second aiid third time, this 16th
day of Jufie, 1897.
Reconsidered, and finally adopted, the seal of
the eity attached thereto., ahd,numbered 4, this
j 1897..
[seal.] JOHN A. MANLY, Mayor.
Jambs a; Aikman, City XMerlf.
SOT-ICE.        ■'      ; l
Tlid above is v. true, copy of a by-law passed by
the Municipal Corporation of the city of Grand
Forks; on A. l>., 1897, audall persons are
hereby required to take notice that any ope desirous of applying to have-suoh,by-law br any
part therm quashed, must make his application for that purpose to the supreme court, with
in otic iiioirt.li next after the publication of this
by-law in the British Columbia Gazette, or he
will be too late to be heard iu that behalf.
JAM?* A. Aikman, City Clerk
^rtGrand Forks Hotels
Is the Oldest and Leading Hotel in the city,
and Headquarters for Mining and Commercial Men. The house has just been refitted
and the rooms are unsurpassed for comfort in
the city, while in the Dining room can bo
found the best food in the market.
All Stages Stop at the House* S ol
Joseph L, Wiseman. Proprietor:
Keep Your Money at Home
By Patronising Home Industry!
Drink Nothing But
Grand Forks Beer,
Manufactured by  the
Grand Forks Brewery.
Always found on sale at Cosmos Hotel, Whitd Hoiise; Alberta Aotol and Ohas:
Van Ness, Grand Porks; McLaren Bros; Carson; Grahams, Edward's Ferry, and
all the HotelB ln Greenwood; Anaconda, Boundary Falls and Midway.
Keep Your Eye on the Cat
If want to keep posted on the doings or this night prowler
Havo a copy ot tho
Gand Forks Miner Sent
To your address, the Duty on which is 52.00 a year payable
in any commodity excepting "Jawbone."   Address all orders'
F. H. McCARTER & SON Grand Eorks, B. C.
Shoes!    Shoes!    Shoes!
Juet received a large consignment of Ladies, Misses, Boys and Youth's fine
Oxfords and Bals, direct from Milwaukee. Call and see these goods and got
prices.   We have aUo & large consignment of the world's best
Just arrived. Try our tea and you will uso do other. A full litje of Choice Gro
cories always on hand. Also a tine assortment of Dry Goods, Clything and Wal
paper.   Satisfaction guaranteed.   Call and seo us. .. ■_...,.        ■•..       ■
)♦ Anderson & *» Ityper Grand Forks, B- G
_e sure to buy the best stee!
to insure the best results.
is the best and can be had the'
^\ cheapest at oui?
<£ J Special Prices on Large Lots «ji; &
O. B>.& P; B. NELSON t - ■ ' 5 - - NELSON, WASli
MINING  1)1111.1.
Guaranteed Equal
to JESdEP'S in
Roek Work,
vVHITE* k KER, Proprietors.
Special   Sale of
tv-o dozen Straw Huts at a Bargain.        . (,    p
Wateh Repairing a Specialty   #   -*   All Work Cruaranteied;
STOVES!  Tltt  ANfllGRAtflffi WARE;
Paints; (Mis, Brushes* Sash & Doors!
*'.".•' ••   '  r • . 'I! '  ' ',.*■. -'   * .**'        .' "' *       ,«"•*
Xntiilng ton Want la fhe Hardware Line and Can't Find i1*    lU
¥\ m 6. MauVfc Store* DranS £ott& fc *


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