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 Daily Edition No.   prov
Nklson,   British  Columbia, Thursday,  July ii,  1901
Eleventh  Year
So   Says   Jay   P.   Graves.
General Manager of the
Granby Company,
He Has Just Returned From
the East Where He Met
Many Capitalists.
.0   per   cent?   I   do   not tare to  xfy
what our exact loss is, for ~-���Hs no-
I body's business but our own. 1 don't
I mind   saying, ho'vcver, that on  many
days our slag loss is only .3 per crnt.
"There iu   enough   ore In  sight  at
our mines now to run us for the   next
I.'i years.
In the opinion of Jay P. Graves,
one of the most solid, mining men in
the west, Nelson will have the lean
refinery. Mr. (Iraves has just returned from the east where he came in
contact with some of the leading capitalists; who are interested in this
country. His words, therefore, carry
great weight as he is a man who does
not speak unless he knows what he is
talking about. In course of an interview with the Spokesmau-Revie.
Mr. Graves said:
'Unless some one else builds a Canadian lead refienry we shall do so.
However, I think it settled that the
refinery will he built at Nelson, B.C."
"Will the Canadian l'acfiio railway
build it?''
"That is rumored, but I am not in
a position to say."
This was in the   course of an extensive interview, of   which   the follow
ing aie extracts:
"The Granby Consolidated company
will go ahead at once with the building of its copper lefinery. , We are
getting the preliminary information
bb fast as possible, and it is only a
question ot time befoie ground is
broken," Baid Jay P. Graves, thc vice-
president and general manager of the
Granby company, who is just back
from the cast.
"The location of the plant Is still
unsettled. Recent developments have
left the bite uncertain. Wherever it
goes, however, it will bo a plant employing from 300 to 400 men, for we
must bave a smelting plant in connection with it. A refinery gets so
many different sorts of matte that it
must often run tlie material through
a furnace in order to fit it for refining,-
"We were considering some months
ago to build a smelter on the Coast,
but we were not able to get contracts
for sufficient ore to justify a plant.
Therefore we do not expect to com-
menoe work ou a Coast smelter this
year. We were negotiating with the
Brittania people to treat tbeir ore.
We made them two propositions. One
was for them to equip tbe mine and
furnish us the ore. The other was
.or us to equip the mine and have
them furnish us the ore. They did
not favor either plan, however, for
they are trying to sell."
"Does the relinquishment of the
plan to build a smelter on the Coast
mean that you are not considering
the Coast as a refinery site?" Mr.
Graves was asked.
"Not necessarily," he answered,
"although that might be a factor in
determining the site.
"The Granby company is planning
to enlarge its smelting plant at_Grand
Forks as soon as circumstances will
justify. With two furnaoes we are
handling 625 tons of ore a day. Wei
shall have two more furnaces and two
new converters in use by September 1.
Then we lan handle 1,250 tons ol ore
per day. Already we are able to treat
8") ore at a small profit, and we hope
lo be able to treat still lower grade
ore. Of course our ability to mine,
smelt and refine thiB marvelouslv low
grade product is due to our very complete plant, and to the fine fluxing
qualities of .the ore itself. We are
working all the time to reduce operating costs still further. Now we are
planning to put in Bteam shovels to
scoop the ore from the open quarries
into the ears. That will do away
with shovelers."
"It is Bald that some of the northwestern smelters are losing only .3
per cent, of copper in their slag,
which equals a copper loss of only 81
a ton. Is that a fair average for
Boundary ores?' Mr. Graves was
Yankee like, he answered with another queBtion.    "So   they   Bay   that
Construction Work Was Actually
Commenced Yesterday.
E. Charles of Rossland, B C., right
of way agent of the (Ireat Northern,
who is looking after President Hill's
interests in Hritish Columbia, arrived
in the city yesterday, says the Spokesman-Review. He says: "Work on
the roaci to Republic is to be begun at
once. Already the sub-con traetois
have representatives at Marcus fitting
out their commissary departments. A
gang of 25 men arrived at Marcus on
Monday and another gaDg of 100 men
arrived yesterday. These men will be
sent out along the line to begin work
as soon as supplies can he forwarded.
Construction work will be actually
begun today."
Grand Porks, July 0.--Pal Welch,
the Spokane contractor, wbo will
build 10 miles of the proposed Great
Northern extension from Marcus,
Wash., and Midway, B. C, lelt nere
today for Cascade, B.C. He stated that
his oection extends along the Kettle
river for 10 miles southeast of Cascade.
His contracting outfit crossed the
Columbia river at Marcus yesterday
and will be on the section tomorrow,
when Construction work will bo commence. He will bave employment for
at least l.(.00 men. He also state that
Jack Stewart of Spokane, who has the
contract "from Cascade via Grand
Forks to Carson, B. C, has been
awarded ^the contract for building
the extension from Grand Forks to
Phoenix via Fourthj of July creek.
This branch will tap Summit and
Phoenix c-iups,
Contractor Stewart will employ
about 2800 men. He will ha?e to drive
an Hiio-yard tunnel on tbe south side
of Kettle river, near Cascade. The
outfit of Caughran, Winters & Co.,
who will build the line from Ca.rson,
B.C., to Republic, Is expected here by
rail from Spokane tomorrow.
Marcus, Wash., July 9.���A great
many laborers are already camped In
tho outskirts of town, waiting for
seme one to set them to work. About
50 men came in on yesterday's train
fiom, Spckane; Six cars of "outfitting" came in on the freight last
night and is being unloaded and put
in shape for service this morning.
The bridge across the Columbia is located just east of the postofiice, "on
the bench," and locations in Mr.
Corbin's addition are being sought by
people who contemplate locating here.
Notice ol appeal was filed yesterday
by Whealler and Wragge in the case
of Vice and Williams vs. Brydges for
the stopping of proceedings, on the
verdict rendered recently by Judge
Forin pcud'.ng an appeal to thc full
"Cayuse" Brown is dead, says the
New Denver Ledge. He hid been
prospecting over in the Little Slocan
and returned to Slocan City tired out.
Some time last {Friday night Brown
came into the residence of Judge Ilar-
lison, with whom he had discussed
convivla'ity during tbe day, and went
to bed on the floor. Arsing in the
morning the Judge and a oompanion
wbo slept with him went into the
liquor limits for a dash of Scotch.
They noticed Brown on the floor but
thought he was asleep. Upon return
ing to the house tbey tried to awaken Brown and found that during the
night he had gone up the flume. The
inquest gave whiskey the credit for
the demise.
A good story is going the rounds of
he oity which is asoribed to the pop
ular principal of the publio school,
aud is said to have occurred during
tbe closing exercises preparatory to
the holidays. Ab a fitting closing
ceremony the principal suggested the
singing of a hymn, and intimated his
intention of leaving the choice of it to
the children. Instantly the inevitable small boy put up his band and
requested that tbey he allowed to sing
the well known hymn, "Here We
Suffer Grief and  Pain, etc."   The re-
Mlners' Union Votes ln Favor
of an Immediate
Will Be Inaugurated on Some
Properties   at   Seven
This Morning.
Rossland, B. C. July 10.���The
Miners' Union vote is reported almost
unanimously in favor of a strike,
about 400 ballots being cast. At a
meeting held tonight tbey decided to
strike on all the properties of the
Rossland and Great Western group tomorrow morning at 7 o'clock. The
question of a strike on the other properties of tho camp is still under consideration.
quest was granted   and   the principal
the smelters are malting a copper loss j is wishing that  his   pupils would en-
school  exercises  as
singing   that
of only .3 per cent   in Blag?" ho said. | tei into  all   the
"Are   there   any   of them that   are  heartily as they did
really keeping their   slag   loss  under [ well known refrain.
Vast Amounts Held iu   Abeyance-By
Great llritain.
Washington, July 10.���The position
of the British government relative to
the various raining and other concessions in the Transvaal is fully disclog.
ed in a blue book oovering this question, which has lust reached Washington. The subject is of the verj
first interest to the state and war departments, as some of the most
weighty problems now confrontinp
them is a result of claims from various concessionaries in tbe Philippinet
and Porto Rico. Claims of vast amount
are in abeyance and Great Britain"!
action may   furnish a precedent.
The issue was made last September,
when SU Alfred Milner, the South
African commissioner, promulgate.!
the first older giving notice that th.
British Government reserved tbe light
to recognize or modify any] concession
made by the late South African republic, "without proper authority"
or contrary to law, or the condition.'
of which have not been duly complied
with, or which appear to affect pre-
judically the interest of the  republic.
Tim last clause was of the mesi
sweeping character and the British
government appointed a commission
to pass upon the whole subject. Thi
commission has made an exhaustive
report, act out in the blue hook. It
lays down some important principles.
One interesting statement in the beginning is this: On the 1st of Septem
ber, 11100, her late Majesty annexed
the territories and obliterated thi
sovereignty of the South African republic. It is clear that a state which
has annexed another is not legallj
bonud by any contracts made by the
State which ceased to exist, and that
no court of law has jurisdiction to enforce such contracts if tho annexing
state r.fuses to recognize them." The
commission also asserts the right to
"examine whether the reports it is
asked to recognize have in fact been
duly acquired," a point -it interest in
the Cuban cable controversy. It also
accepts Sir Alfred Milner's most important suggestion in the declaration
that the new government Ib justified
in cancelling or modifying a concession "when the maintenance of the
concession is injurious to the public
The conclusions of thecomminsslon-
ers have not yet been accepted and
enunciated by the BritiBh Government
itself, so far as the blue book shows.
The correspondence is brought up
to April 10, last.
Mrs. H. Hume is still feeling the
effects of her trying experience in the
Kootenay rapids but is rapidly recovering.
Mr. John Toy, contiactor, returned
to the city yesterday morning from
Fernie, where be has been figuring on
some contracts in that town. He
describes business as very good and
very much better in his line than it
is in this city.
A pleasant evening was spent at the
Baptist church at their social last
evening. An Interesting programme
was rendered by the choir followed
by an equally inteiesting programme
of refreshments and ice cream served
by the ladies. There waa a fair attendance. A collection was taken at
j the close in aid of the choir fund.
Ontario's Crop Prospects Are
Said   to   Be   Above
the Average.
Genera! Manager MeNichol
of the C. P. R. Waited
Upon by Deputation.
Toronto, July 10.���Chief Conservative Whip Taylor was in the city yesterday discussing with lion. G. E.
Foster, the question of his candidacy
for Addlngton. Taylor says the nomination can be secured for Mr. Fostei
if the latter wishes. Thc crop bulletins gathered throughout Ontario
show that grains, hay and roots will
be above the av. rage. Apples and
peaches are largely a failure. Small
'fruits are abundant. Some damage
has been caused to the wheat] by the
Hessian fly. On the whole the harvest promises to be a good one. The
steamcr Garden City met with an accident to her machinery on tho lake
last evening and lay helpless for a
couple of hours with a hundred passengers aboard. The Chicora and
other steamers passed but did not re-
spond_to calls for assistance. At last
the steamer Lymon went out aud
towed the Garden City in.
Brockville,Out., July 10.���Rev.' H.
11. Bedford Jones bas been selected as
successor to tbe late Archdeacon Bedford Jotes as rector of St. Peters
St. Catharines, Ont., July 10.���The
premises of Woodburh Sarven Wheel
0o~ were destroyed by tire last night
to the extent of 8100,000 coverea hy
Belleville, Ont., July 10.���Robert
Moore, aged 50, a train dispatcher,
on the Grand Trunk here died snd-
lenly last night.
St. ohn, N. B., July 10.���The
trial of the King's county election petition against Fowler, Conservative,
which began yeatreday haB been adjourned till September at the request
of the counsel for the petitioner.
Brantford, Ont., July 10.���The employees of the Dominion Cotton mill
have been notified tnat tho mill will
shut down. No reason is given, but
it is thought that the object is to en
able the company to cut off certain
employees without causing the risk of
a strike.
Winnipeg, Man., July 10.���The sec-
letary of the Y. M. C. A. here for the
past eight years, T. D. Hatton.has resigned to be international secretary
in India with headquarters in Calcutta. The publio school board committee is not ready to report on the
admission of Catholic schools. Archbishop Langevin returns from the
Klondike tomorrow.
are providing money to tlie Japs with
whicli lo buy rifles to shoot the interfering whites wbo are the strikers
and that whites are going to arm aho.
The Canners Association deny the
Rossland, July 10.���All trackmen
on tbe C. P. It. between Robson and
Rossland went on strike today. This
makes the trackmen's strike on the
C. P. R. In Kootenay and Boundary
complete. Both regular men and extra gangs are effected, probably 100
men in all. The Kootenay men were
not organized when the main line
trackmen went out, but this now has
been accomplished.
Vancouver, u.lly 10.���Mr. Breinner,
labor commissioner, stated to The
Miner correspondent tbat as he bad
received many communications from
all over the Province regarding the
workings of the amended alien labor
act, especially since the C. P. It.
trackmen's strike, be would like to
lot the public know just how matteis
stood in thisj respect. In the lirst
place in answer to many wbo had applied to him to take the initiative in
prosecuting for alleged violation of
tlie act he would say that the matter
was entirely out of the bands of the
Dominion Labor department, hut the
law had been so changed and simplified that the humblest citizen could
act on his own account in tbo most
expeditious manner. Formerly it was
necessary to secure tbe consent of the
Attorney General of Canada before
any action could be taken. According
to the amended act section 3, it is
possible to put the act in operation
by obtaining the consent of the Attorney Genreal of Britisli Columbia or a
Supreme Court judge, while the ael
is not cognizable before a judge of the
Supieme Court, County Court, Police
Court or a Stipendiary Magistrate or
Recorder. Under the old -lause the
written consent of the attorney general of Canada Jhad to be obtained.
Older the new act tho penalty for violation of the law is not to exceed 81,-
000 or to bo less .than 850; formerly
the pe.ialty was Sl.ooo in aii eases.
Formerly section 5 provided that
relatives and personal friends living ill a forcignjeountry could he provided with employment in Canada.
In the amended section "personal
friends" is put down as too elastic.
Section 8 of tbe old act is entirely
repealed. The old act woulJ seem to
apply to citizens of the United States
only. Thus a foreigner could enter
in_ contract labor. The amended
clause provides that tbe act will apply to any person resident in thc
Mr. Bremncr quotes section 1 of tbe
act in its entirety to show its wide
range: "It shall he unlawlul for any
person, company, partnership or corporation it any manner to piepay tbe
transportation or in any way to assist
or encourage the importation or immigration of any alien or foreigner
into Canada under contract or agreement, parole or special expressed or
implied, made previous to the importation or immigration of sti-.h alien or
foreigner to perform labor or service
of any kind in Canada."
Montreal, July 10.���This morning
there have been important developments in tbe C. P. R. strike General
Manager McNicoll was waited upon
by a deputation from Winnipeg iep
resenting engineers, flieraen,trainmen
and telegraphers who presented to
him resolutions passed at the meeting
in Winnipeg.
Ottawa, July 10.���Thomas Murray,
the member for Pontiac in the House
of Commons was married this evening
to Miss Woran, Ottawa.
The census department is devoting
its attention chiefly to the payment of
enumerators accounts. Accotints
from over half the census districts are
now through and by the end of July
thc bulk of all the accounts will be
Nakusp, B. C, July 10.���The Nakusp house, occupied by Mrs. Manuel,
was completely destroyed by fire this
morning. It is supposed to have originated from a defective stove pipe.
Most of the furniture and stock was
saved. The building was owned by
Mr. V. S. Thomas. The loss Ib about
An Interesting Collection of
Black Gems Being Ex.
hibited In Town.
Group of Claims Near Ymlr
Anxious   to   Get   a
Wagon Road.
Vancouver, July lo.���Frank Rogers,
a member of tbe executive committee
ot the Fishermen's Union, has signed
a   statement   today   that the canners
Vancouver,   July   Hi.���Mr. Chas. S.
Hurter,   in   charge   of the   projected
Government Assay   ollice   states   thut
the C. P. R.   strike is  unfortunate at.
this time as it may Interfere with the
prompt arrival of the  supplies for the
oflice.   The   interior appointments of
the   building   will   bu completed   by
the 15th   of  July   as   intended     and
everything   that   can   be done   in the
way of hurrying up   the despatch and
transit of   the   supplies   he    will   do.
Mr. Hurter. when   spoken to   regarding tho action of  the   Government   in
appointing an American   to tbo man
agement of the otlice in   preference io
a Canadian,   slated   that he had been
requested   to  take charge by the Canadian Government and had not volunteered   hiB   services.    He had left   an
Important position as head chemist of
the Carmiclmel   Reduction   Works to
accept the engagement,   lie bad heard
that the question   of   salary combined
with the necessity   of   getting  an experienced man immediately had something   to   do   with   it.    In   fact  one
metallurgist In   Vancouver, certainly
eligible   for   the  otlice, as  he   wonld
jndge from his reputation, had volunteered to  the   Canadian  Government
to accept tbe oflice for the modest stipend of 80,000 a year.
Mr. Hurter added that although he
was a native of Boston, he could certainly be depended upon serving the
Cauadian Government to thej best aL,
his  ability,   and   to bis being a good
Silas.I. McGregor, representing the
S. Dessau Company, New York, im-
porteis of diamonds, carbon and b'orz,
is at the Hume, lie came dhoctly
from New York ani is the first traveller to visit Nelson lo dispose of
diamonds used in diamond drils.
These expensive carbons now bring
$ls per karat, and look to an ordi,
nary outsider, as if tbey were worth
about two-bits a tub full. They uro
black and resemble charcoal or pumice
stone. They are also very porous and
Ily no means look, as tbey are, the
haidest substance that is known.
No file could make the slightest
.scratch on them and they will out
white diamonds. Some idea of the
value of these precious stones may be
gathered fiom the fact that a Miner
reporter yesterday saw 835,000
worth, tbe contents of an ordinaly
envelope, that Mr. McGregor carried
in his vest pocket. They come from
Brazil where natives find them in
crevices in the rocks in the bottoms
of rivers. The only places where
they have yet been found are where
no while man can live on account of
the climate. Burt/., (f which Mr.
McGregor also eairies many samples,
are white diamonds with a market
value of S- a karat, and are used for
diamond drilling only where the
ground   is   soft.
In conversation with a Miner reporter Mr. McGregor said that, diamond
drills are now being used very extensively in tho Michigan and Minnesota iron and copper ranges, in the
Pennsylvania and Ohio eoal regions
and In tlio Missouri lead districts and
in all metalliferous mining camps of
the United States and Canada. The
diamond drill has been the means of
bringing a great many of those conn-
tries into prominence aa it has discovered ore bodies whose existenco
would Otherwise have been unknown.
Increased interest is being taHen by
mining men in 11. C. in diamond
drills and if they come into general
use. here, Mr. McGregor thinks they
will assist greatly in tlio exploitation
of many new ore bodies. Mr. McGregor will visit the most important
mining camps in this country before
returning east.
The disposition of the 885,000 to bo
spent in this district this year for
roads and trails is a live queBtion
with mine owners whoae properties
need '.improved communication with
the towns,| j! P, Ilarhottle, who
wiili Charles Simpson, owns the May
Day and May lilosson claims, two
and a half miles south west of Ymir,
thinks he is entitled to a road 8B be
has spent 88,000 on the property and
is now ready to make regular shipments of oro, there being ten tons of
high grade stuff now on the dump
ready for the smelter. There is a road
half a mile long alieady constructed
and to continue it for two miles
would feed some valuable properties
among 'hem the Free Silver group on
which a 875,000 deal is now pending,
tlie Last Chance group, the Alf Bui.
linn group and others. Mr. Ilarbot-
tie thinks he. has one of the greatest
piuperties in the country as he has
two feet of ore which assays 8-110
in gold, 50 2-10 per cent.lead, 1 04 per
cer.t. copper and 36 oz.. silver.
Joe I''ortin hns just disposed of for
81,300 cash, four claims on Kettle
Itiver to ,1. J.Fleutot 's syndicate.
By agreement with the (row's Nest
Pass Coal company, the 0, 1'. U. is entitled to a large tract of coal land aud
the lutter now has thico diamond
drills at work locating the best lands
lo take up.
Two men were started Monday on
contract work on the May and Jennie
mine on 4!i-creek. It is snid to be tho
intention of tbe management   to   con-
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TELEPHONE    NO.    13.
A correspondent of The Rossland
Miner Hays there nre plenty of opportunities foi the profitable investment
of capital in llrifsli Columbia, Capital is timid, and bus taken fright at
Legislative interference wit!: tlie various laws alTecting the mining indus
try, but after all said and done,
there remains the fact that mining
can be made to pay, and in the end
this fact will dispel the fears of capital and restoie confidence. Then lie
goes on to say that the newspapers in j
the mining districts should give less
attention to complaints and more to
the duty of enlarging on the re-
Houieee and opportunities which the
Province has to oiler ai a reward
for investment.
Every community lias one 01 half
dozen of these very superior persons,
who can teach tne newspapers their
duty and instruct tbem as to the
manner of performing it. If there
are evils of legislation or administration it is important to make tbem
known, for it is only by complaint
that we can hope to have them remedied. The newspapers are doing a
valuable public service if they call
attention to the weaknesses or defects
of our mining laws. If they are
wrong, let us have them put right,
That is the only sensible course to
tuke. We should be a poor sort, indeed, if we sat down under defective
laws and accepted them without a
murmur. Beiuute a newspaper calls
for amendment, it does not follow
only in veiy weak minds���that it has
lost confidence iu the countiy. We
do not know of any newspaper in the
Province that maintains there ib not
an abundance of excellent oppoituni-
ties for the profitable investment of
capital, notwithstanding tbe injurious character of some of the laws.
If those laws were as tbey ought to
be, however, the opportunities
would be atill better.
What are the nawspapers doing but
calling attention to the resources of
the Provine and enlarging on them'.1
What would be known of those resources if it were not for tlie newspapers? If the circulation of knowledge respecting them depended upon
those very superior persons we are
afraid their fame would be of limited
extent. One newspaper in any one
locality does more to make the advantages of the Province known, and to
attract attention to them, than the
entire Held of those arm-cliair critics
who put on such grand airs, with so
little beneath tu support them. If
we havo bad lawn, let us call for their
coirectiou; but despite to bad laws,
we have a rich countiy rich iu opportunities, in which capital may be
placed with every confidence that
t lere will be satisfactory results.
That in the extieme position taken by
the molt critical of the newspapeis,
and it is a proper as well as a consistent one.
Hudson's Bay Company.
gested to the mayor tbat application should be made for a wharf, and
promised to buUd them one costing
three thousand collars. No one had
asked for this; the suggestion and the
promise were both voluntary. There
is to be an election in East Simcoe
soon. Mr. Tarte Is an accomplished
statesu an of   the   most   modem type.
Canada Drug and
Book Co,, Ltd.
Reception, Easy
Recq lion Chairs
From $10.00 up
From $2.50 up
From $13.50 "P
and  Large  Rockers  tt
Couches, Lounges, Divans.
If the management of the new Vniir
paper, The Mirror, founded on The
Miner, keep it up to the standard of
the first -Umber, tbey will deserve
prosperity whether tbey achieve it or
not. It is an extremely creditable
production, and should appeal strongly to the support of the people of Ymir
and district.
Mr. Dooley has been paving his
respects to the doctors, through the
mouth of his friend and ghostly adviser, thus: "Father Kelly says th'
stylea+v medicine changes liku th'
eyles iv hats. Whin lie was a^boy they
gave ye quinine fr whatever ailed
ye, an' now they give ye sllirycbnine
an' nex' year they'll be givin' ye
prooaic acid, maybe. Ho says they're
timlin' new things th' maither with
ye ivry day, an' ol' things that have
to be taken out, until th' timo is
comin' when not moie than half iv
us'll be rale an' th' iest II be rubber. Hesaysth'y ought to enforce
th* law iv assault with a deadly
weepin' agin th' doctors. He says
that if they knew less about pi/.en
an' more about gruel an' opened
f-wer patients an' more windows,
thiy'd uot be so many Christyan Scientists."      	
Orillia is a pretty little town in
East Simcoe. Ontario, situated on two
lakes, Simcoe and ('ouehieliing. It
has a pretty little park, with a pretty
little beach. Mr, Tarte was there
the other day for an hour, and was
delighted   with   the   place.    He   sug-
"The Canadians may be slow about
some things," says the Spokane
Review, "but they are not so when
It (ionics: to hunting down criminals
aud giving them their deserts."
Would The Review have the kindness
to enumerate some few of the things
about which Canadi.ns are slow?
The country, perhaps, hat been a lit
tie slow In development, especially
when put in contrast with the United
States; but that is owing to reasons
well understood. The United States
was supposed to be more rich in resources, and it had the attention of
the emigrating element of Kurope.
Canada had to wait its turn. Tbat
has now come, and for a few years
past its progress has been greater, relatively, than that of the United
States or of any other country) in the
world. As a people, aside from those
conditions that were subject to natural influences alone, they will bear
comparison with their neighbors, not
only in respect to the administration
of justice but to any other matter or
tiling becoming the character of an
enlightened and   enterprising nation.
Buy   Only   Union - Made   Shoes.
Workers Union:
factory N?48a ��
This stamp used by the JOHN Mc-
PHKKSON CO., Limited, of Hamilton,
the   only Union Factory in Canada. -
PAT. 8EPT., 1900.
A Little Girl Falls Into Cottonwood
Creek at the Darn.
At certain times it is the custom
to open the electric light dam ilood
gatos, to allow the rush of water to
wash out the silt and mud that has
accumulated above the dam. Tuesday afternoon was the date selected
for one of these periodic emptyings,
and the dam bavin/ beeu HI lea to the
fullest e~tent, the gate was opened
aud tlie water went out with a roar
as usual. About 100 yards above the
dum a little girl, six years of age,
was stauding on the bank watching
what wus going on. With the current caused by the sudden lowering
of the water the section of bank on
which she stood suddenly crumbled.
throwing her headfirst into the deep
water. She was swept along, her
clothes keeping her afloat for a short
time. Fortunately for her a boom
la stretched acioss a Bhort distance
above the dam, to pievent driftwood
coming down on the dam. As she
tloatcd up to this she wildly clutched
it, and with wonderful agility for
her age scrambled up on it and to
shore. If it had not been for the
dam boom she would have certainly
gone through the gates and down
over the falls, with undoubtedly fatal results.
Several bvsttanders witnessed the
affair,but it happened so quickiy that
there was no time to rsnder assistance, the little girl owing her life to
the boom.
half of them were left unchanged and
the aggregate amount of difference
to tbo revenue of the city
which will result from the reduced
assessment will be about the sum of
$9,000.- Brackman & Ker appealed ��n
the amount of 82,501, which was reduced to the sum of 82,000; John Elliott was reduced from 880(1 to 8500; F.
Crossett was reduced from 81,000 to
8500; Mrs. English was reduced from
.1,000 to.gSOO; J. Labell, appealed on
81000 assessment wnick was left unchanged. The Nelson Tramway Company appealed on the ground tha part
of the property they were assessed for
was the property of another party and
the assessment was changed accordingly. J. A. Sberling appealed on his
assessment of 83,000 which was left
standing as assessed. The assessment
cf Arthur llooth was appealed on the
ground that he was not the owner of
the property and was consequently
changed to the rightful owner. Henry
Calbeck appealed on the ground that
he was assessed for improvements
w~^��!_.l)aiL____been performed. The
appeal was allowed. Mr. Lapointe
appealed on the ground that he was
assessed too high on part of his property. The appeal waa not allowed.
H. herran's protest on 83,000 was not
allowed. F. E. Ablin appealed on a
ceount of not being the owner aud it
was granted. F. J. Farley appealed
on an assessment of 83,500 whicli after
being heard was disallowed. The city
cleik is to be congratulated on tbe
success of his work which has been
so accurately and satisfactorily performed.
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From Montreal
Allan Lino Parisian t Fitly H
Allan Line Australasian July in
Allan Line Corinthian J uly 20
Beavor Line Wnewin July 0
Hoaver Line I_uko Chatyplain    July VI
Beavor Line Lake Megantic ...July 19
From Portland, Mc
Dominion Line Dominion July t
Dominion Lino Cumbruinun luly IS
From Boston
Dominion Lino Common wealth  July 3
Dominion Line New England July 17
Cunard Lino lvornia July fi
Cunard Lino Saxonia July 20
From New \ orb
White Star Lino Germanic July 3
Whlto Star Line Cymric July 1(1
Whlto Star Line  Mijostic July 17
Cunard Line Ktruria JulyO
Cfcinard Lino Sorvia   July I)
L'uniud Line   Campania. July i;t
American Lino St, Paul July 10
American Line St. Louis July 17
Anchor Line Astoria July fi
Anchor Lino Anehoria July 19
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
French Line La Champagne
.July 1
Appeals on Assessment Heard at the
City Hnll Yesterday Morning.
The court of revision was held at
the city hall ycHteiday inortiinjf, when
the following mcmbeib of the council
were present, Aid. Hamilton, chairman; Mayor Fletcher, and Aid. (iillett, "Irving and Patterson, There
wero thirteen appenls in ull but about
French Lino La Gsscogne Julyil
N. 0. L. Kaiscrin Maria Thercsla July M
liumhurwr-American DoutfiGhlaud July 11
Kor further particular** apply lo
City Passenger Agont. Nelson, B. C.
Qonnral S.S. ����(������>(. C.P.R. Off-ex. Winnlw-R.
West Transi rCo.
Coal and  Wood.
Agents Imperial Oil Oo. Ltd.
Blairmore Coal,    -   $6.75
Crow's   Nest   Coal,   $6.15
Anthracite,    -     -    $ 10.75
No order  cun be accepted unlesi
accompanied by cash.
Offlne on   Baker Street. Tel. 147
"I would cough nearly ull night
long," writes Mrs. Chas. Applegate,
of Alexandria, Ind., "and could
hardly get any sleep. I had consumption so bad that if I walked a block 1
would cough frightfully and spit
\blood, but, when all other medicine
failed, three Si.on bottles of Dr.
ICing's New Discovery wholly cured
me and I gained .vs pounds." It's
absolutely guaranteed to cure
Coughs. Colds, la Grippe, llronchitis
and all 'ihroat and Lung Troubles.
Price Buc and SI.00. Trial bottles
tree at Canada Drug & Hook Co.
Tho old idea that the body some
times needs a powerful, drastic, purgative pill has been exploded; for
Dr. King's New I.lie Pills, which are
perfectly harmless, gently stinmlatt
liver and bowels, to expel poisonous
matter, cleanse the system and absolutely cure Constipation and Sick
Headache. Only 3!>e. at the Canada
Drug .t Hook Co.
The new management of
the Hazelwood Company
[wish to introduce themselves
to the public by inviting the
ladies and their gentlemen
friends to partake of a dish of
the Hazelwood's celebrated
sherbet, free of charge, on
Thursday afternoon from 3 to
8 o'c'.ock All are cordially
invited.    Very truly,
Clark & Park, Managers
Reynolds' Livery   Stable
Will Be Sold Cheap
Three years lease on  ground
property   at  $10.00
per month.
Apply to
Baker Street.
For domestic or steam use.
A full supply always on
Rates to all railway and
lake points.
General Agent
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� Two doors wesi
C.P.R. offices.
Dominion and
Land Surveyor.
Is   lame    or    intei feres
bring  him   to  the   City
Horseshoeing Shop, Jo
sephine Street
Fresh   and   Salted   Heats
Fisn b,nd Poultry in Season
E.   C.   TRAVES.   Manager.
K.-W.-C. Block. Ward Street, Nflson.
Oiders by mill repeive careful and prompt attention
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
Pranch. Markets in Kossland, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.
order* try mail to ��rv branch will have careful a*d orampt attention.
Ladies' and Gents' Merchant Tailors and Dyers,
Suits Made to Order,'Cleaned, Dyed, Altered and Keuaired.
Josephine St., Opposit; Clarke Hotel.
Mail Orders Solicited. ' P. 0. Box 634
Our stock is now complete in the above lines.    Call and be
convinced that the most complete stock
is carried  by the
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand of
Rough and Dressed
Mouldings, Sash Doors,
Inside Finish,
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber.
andLARl .0.
Home Ollice Minneapolis. Minn.
Victoria, 15. C, May -9th, 1901.
Mr. Jno. 1\ Pierre, Nslson:
Dear Friend John,���Your favor from
Kaslo duly received with (jn.OO enclosed and herewith please find
receipt for same, also herewith
please find four contracts for featn and
one for Malone. 1!n~iricsS, 1 am pleased to say, is just hooining here and
1 tell you they are talking Tontine
good now. This iB the list of payments I have made this week:
1J. Ciombie. ~$l(i(l Dr.Lewis Hall.$3.0
A. McLaggan.. 480 Harry Maynard 33(1
Tom Sarantlfl. lOO A.  Bancroft... 9ii0
Jos.P Stewart loo r>. T. Scott 1(1.
Jos. Mayer.... 100 II. Liebenhanm 160
H. J. Case   100 N. Shakespeare 1120
Sl-80        . 82.10
S'J,520 is pretty nice I tell you and
always looking for more. So just tell
your friends to get aboard. 1 have
now myself BO and hope to got it to
.10 before long. With best wishes to
you, I remain vours very truly,
FRED CAliM, Jr.,
General Agent B.C.
For  further  information    apply   to
JOHNT. PIERRE, sub-agent, NelBon.
<**w-mt*0*3 iNhlion Daily Miner, ThursjW. July ii,  ryoi
APUN�� orapk on-AH Q. T_UT_R POWDIH
the advantages
Ing shows up
of Nelson as a residential centre more
than UiO liealtlifnlness of the town,
MpeciallJ during the summer months.
While eu'ch inail briugs in reports of
ng dentil rates at tl|_i centres
n tho east, here It Is
ot   the   year.
0f population
the  healthiest   season
heat   in   Nelson very   rarely   or
touches   the   temperatures ex-
,1   In   Montreal   or   Toronto.
veil ou the hotteat days   there is
nvietion to   console
nnil cvei
the conilortahle eo
one tluil a cool evening and night will
follow, A few of tlie city doetois
who were interviewed said tbat the
amount ol Sickness In summer in Nel-
h���n. compared with other points was
exceptionally small. As near as
could be learned Nelson's birth rate
compared with tho number of deaths
riming tbe year, was about in the
ratio ut 5 to 1. As a number of
those that died came here for treatment, many being already in a dying condition, it can bo seen that
the city is undoubtedly a healthy
one. While in Montreal in one week
some lfll children between the ng?s of
twelve months and five years died, in
Nelson during the fifty-two weeks
erminating July 1st there were but
hicc deaths of children between the
ages specified.
Even allowing for   the difference in
population,   the   immense   balance in
favor ol Nelson will at once   be   pcr-
civetl.    In   towns   of   similar size to
Nelson In   the   Eastern   States    and
Canada the deaths of children   during
thc summer   frequently   in one   week
utnumber   that of Nelson for the en-
tiro year.    In a new country the children aie undoubtedly   one of tbe best
nides  to  show   its liealtlifnlness  or
the reverse. With adults so many circumstances have to be taken into   account in figuring out   causes of death
that it   is  hard   to get anything like
accurate   idea.      When     u   child
passes   the   first   year    milestone   in
af.ty, the next four or five   years   of
ts ti-e under ordinary   cierumstuuees
an generally be   taken   as indicating
he    salubrity   of   its   surroundings,
he few   exceptions   but  proving   the
ule.   One of the points about Nelson
hat   most   imptesseB    the   observant
isitor troiu the east,    is   the   sturdy,
eiltby  appearance   of   the children,
specially the younger   ones,  that are
cen on the   streets.    The   reason   for
his is not hard to   find.    Nelson's natation at a healthy   altitude  in a eli-
naCc zone little exposed to   extremes
f heat or   cold is  one   great   factor.
Another   is in the superb   water   and
diainage systems  of the   eity, and in
the   open   and   well planned   streets,
in   the residential parts of   Nelson   a
ow of houBes is the exception, nearly
ach   liouse   having   its   own   garden
plot.   The healthy breezes   that blow
all summer ovei   hundreds of miles of
ine forest, mountain   and lakes, also
io   their   share   in   keeping    disease
way.    Nelson is  emphatically a city
ol homes���is   something that is   very
searoe in the   west.   Each   year  sees
the tourist truffle to Nelson increasing
it a rapid rate, and  even the   present
eason, despite   the   trackmen's strike
leeping   many   away there will be   u
tonsiderably   lnrge nnmber of visitors
o investigate for themselves the beauties of the Qneen City of   the   Koote-
Diamonds for Deep Drilling
(Continued from First Page)
Highest Honors, World's Fair
Gold Medal, Midwinter Pair
Avoid linking I'nwrtors  cniitliliilnir
ilium.   Tbey ore Injurious tu health
little town and one of the most lively
between Nelson and Northport. The
Arlington mine bus just commenced
operations with their new stamp mill,
which bus been running for the last
ton days where they are employing
forty or (ifty men. Work on the Hecond Relief is also' being pushed ahead
where they are employing the same
number of men. Business in other
lines is booming and the outlook is
encouaging. Desllrisay & Co., of
Ymir ba'vo j_��t c.uipleted tbe erection of a new store at Erie, and nre
opening up a branch'business in connection with their Ymir store.
from Kootenay Common
BUFFALO. $76.00.
June 18, July 2, 16, Any. 6, 20
Eprtii Leap. Drift
SAN FKANC1SCO. $50.00.
July 13. H. '5-
CMsta Enfleavor Court
, 3-
July 2,
A Fairview coirespondent writes
There is a fuli face of milk white
quartz in the west drift of _the third
level of the Stemwinder, now in 00
feet. No attempt bus been, made to
ascertain its width. Tho vein on
the second level is_ from IH to 20 feet
between the walls, while the aver-
ago width iB from 0 to 8 feet in other
parts of the mine. There is a noticeable increase in values. Foreman
Campbell lecently took 10 samples,
the average of which gave $7.'10 in
gold and silver. The showing; is exceptionally good, and the valueB are
the best averages from the mine.
The Stemwinder is a low grade free
milling proposition, but it promises
with the most economic mining and
milling to become a profitable producer. Richard Russell, manager of
the Fairview corporation, limited,
owning the Stemwinder, is in Montreal in conference with tbe leading
shareholders. He writes to the office
here that arrangements are progressing to reorganize the concern on an
assessable basiB. The new undertaking is to be culled the New 1<"airview
Corporation, Limited, capitalized
to tbe same amount as the old���$1,-
000,000 in 4,000,000 25 cent shares.
These shares will be exchanged for
the old company's stock as paid up to
22 cents, leaving 3 cents a share to be
called up. The levy will probably be
a few mills per month. As the old
corporation has about 1,000,000
shares unissued, the 3 cent assessment
will be confined to only 3,000,000
shares issued. This would bring in
890,000. Out of this the mortgage
due to Gooderham _5 Blaekstock
would be repaid. The rest would be
used in purchasing additional stamps
for the Tin Horn mill,'in remodelling
it and in equipping the mine to handle a large daily  tonnage.
National Educational Ass'n
DETROIT. $71.25.
July 2, 3.
For   Time  Tables,    Kates,  Tickets,
apply H. L, Brown,
Oity Passenger Agent.
H. Carter,
Dis. Pass. Agt.
E. J. <~>vi.~.
A. G. P. A.
St. Loliis
To be had wholesale at Nelson,
H���   P.   Hittiel   &
COfj Ltd.
A. B. GRAY liakcr sti> Nclso"
__ Kootenav Agent.
-Cash, 10 cents.
Tickets, 10 for SO cents.
SKRVICK--Bv~ry_0 minutes, leaving
park and np-town  terminus st 7
a in. io lo. to p.m. Early car leaves
H. B. Stores fl:45 a. m.
TRAINS���Oars meet 10.88 a.m. and
11.45 pin., aud outgoing only ou
SPECIAI. The public are requested
to stop cars only on the far side of
cross Street*! not to ride on, infer
or leave by front platform I also to
motion by hand if they Intend tn
linnrd the cur, and to notify conductor a short distauce before they
wish to leave,
COMPLAINTS -Will leceive prompt
attention at the Company's ollice,
Vernon Stieet, Oity.
A large number of good residential
building sites adjacent to the lines of
their tramway, cbielly in the southern portion of the eity.to be sold on
easy terms.
Apply   Tramway      Office,    Vernon
Managing Secretary.
As we need thc space for
other {roods, we have decided
to sell out our line of
Granite Iron Ware, Etc.,
Call and Get Prioes.
Baker Street.
Phone 261.
WANT page.
Advertisement* insert ml undor 1H1h head ul
tho rato of ono Sent a word nor Insertion. No
advortlHomnnt lakon for less thun 2fi cents
Situation Wanted _dvurt.ihfliii..nu Inserted
throe times tree ut onarge.
SI.KOO   buys well   established grocery
business In good  location.   Address!
"M", Miner uilice. >   From date until October
,.,.���   _.,,".,,, ,,      ,    , .    """''"   "'   Nelson -ill be
FOB    SA I.I-,.    Oood   secondhand     bicycle', Slo, or will trade for good gui-
tnr.    "Hike" Miner olli...
Are you in want? If yon are, tell
the people, through The Miner want
Column, what you are 1�� wapt
Vou'll get it.
KOOM TO B1..JT In K. VV. 0. Block,
on July 1st, corner room facing
Baker and WoW street. Two rooms
cn suite on Ward st., and two Inside
rooms. Furnished or unfurnished,
Mrs. B\ ,1. Squire,
TO ttBNr,���Rooms and office in  Clement,   llillyer block,    Apply lo   the
Nelson Electric Tramway offices.
KOOM and board in   private ,family.
Apply on Siliea  street, second   door
west of Ward.
BOOM for   rent at   Mrs.   McBeath _,
Silica street
'FOR SALE.���Tug Hoat -'lied Star."
and Hargc���At reasonable figures to
cash purchaser or time with good
security. Apply to Ontario Powder
Works,  Nelson,  11.  C.
HOUSE to   Bent.���Furnished   or un'
furnished, apply T,  Miner ollice.
l the dental
closed   at I
O'clock,    p. ir., on   all Saturdays, remaining closed during tbe   balance of
the day.
W. .1, (IIINI.AN,   I). D. S.
!���'. E.   MOHR1SON,   IJ. li. S.
T   II. BTODDAKT, I), li. S.
rpHORPB & CO. Limited-Corner Vornon
Jl    and * Vn.u   ,-Uiti., Ni 1 sun    Munufncl in
ers of ami wholesale dealers in aerated wntvn
aud fruit syrups. Solo ogronts lor Halcyon Ho
-prion*, mineral water.   Toionhone so.
JJ. N. M. CuuitnlnSi l.ossoo~Kvery known
variety of soft driDks, !��� 0110x88. T-lophoiw
No. Di, liuovur streot, Nelson,  1~ji.tlo1.oi the
f.uuous St, I.0011 tlolSprliii.   Mineral Wator
SITUATION    WANTED-As  waitress
or   chambermaid in hotel or boarding house.    Address   M.   N.,     Miner
WANTED.���Trustworthy men and
women to travel and advertise for
old established house of solid financial
standing. Salary 87SO a year and expenses, all payable in cash. No canvassing required, (live reference and
enclose self-addressed stamped envelope. Address Manager, 30Ti Cuxton
T >RS.
tinue   prospecting   and
work an the property.
Only three men aro now employed
Dn tlie Poorman mine, all operations
being delayed until after the installation of the new compressor. A
number of thc men- are waiting in
town until the mine starts up again,
but most of them have struck out for
other camps.
A member of the Referendum mine
fait' said that the wagon road from
elson will make a great difference
0 them in the cost of getting in Bup-
lies. At present tbey have to come by
ail the siding at tha crossing, and
hen haul by team up the steep hill.
s the new road will connect with
heir branch quite high up. it will be
n easy matter to team everything
roin Nelson, with a light grade all
he way.
The following are the mining records of yesterday recorded at the office
Of the Nelson mining recorder: Cer
^ideates of Work���Rocky Point, to C.
Ladd ; T.eo, to C. O. Ladd ; Headland, to Thos. Rennetti Old Colony,
ko Thos. Rennett. The only location
recorded yesterday was the Altna on
trait mountain, west of Gibraltar,
and relocation of the Abilone, by D.
M. Clark. 	
Mr. Ellis returned to the city last
evening from Erie, where he has been
on a trip in connection with his busi-
Ues8.    He reports   Erie   as a thriving
"I struck to my engine, although
every joint aohed and every nerve waa
.acked with pain," writes C. W.
Bellamy; a locomotive fireman, of
Burlington, Iowa., "I was weak and
pale, without any appetite and all
jun down. As 1 was about to give
up, t got a bottle of Electiic Bitters
and, after taking it, I felt as well as
I ever did in my life.'' Weak, sickly,
run down people always gain new
life, strength and vigot fiom their UBe.
Try them. Satisfaction guaranteed
by Canada Drug & Book Co. Price
50 cents.
Rids will be received by the Oanad
ian Pacific Railway  Company   for the
building   of a cut   off from   Eield   lo
Ottertail in the district of East Kootenav, British  Columbia.
Work will include clearing of right
of mav, grading and bridging.
Plans, profiles and specifications
may be examined in the oflice of 3.
tl. Sullivan, divisional engineer,
Trail, 11. C.
Rids for tbis work are to he senl
to the ollice of W. F. Tye, Chief Engineer of Construction, 208 Main
Street, Winnipeg, Man., and must
reach there not later than 12 o'clock
Monday, July IBth, Idol-.
The lowest or any tender not neces-
sarily accepted
.1. (1. S1U.LVIAN,
Divisional   Engineer.
Trail, R. ti., .Tuly 3rd, 1901.
H. & M. BIRD
$550 House on Victoria street 22x14,
thoroughly well built, plastered
inside, city water and improved
(800 Four-roomed   house on   Victoria
8285 Two lots on Robson Btreet clOBe
to Hendryx.
815 Five-roomed cottage on Ward st.
830 Bumlshed house on Victoria street
$28 Furnished liouse on Carbonate
$30 Seven-roomed house on Carbonate
streot, electiic light, hot air furnace, all conveniences.
$20 House on Mill street, all improvements.
$20 House on Robson street, close to
Stanley; two fenced lots, all conveniences.
NELSON Employment Agency,  llakcr
streel.    Phone 27rt.   ,1. II. Love.
WANTED���Teamsters.        Wai tresses
tiirls for housework.    Nurse tiiii.
Situations wanted by Cooks, Laborers. Blacksmith, Carpenters, etc.
WANTED���Men   wanted for   railroad
construction.       Pare   and    employment fee advanced.    Western   Canadian Employment Office, Ward st.
wants   work    of
the   day.    Apply
any   l.iii<l
at   Miner
C.ANK ii MACDONALD (11. Oano, Juino
.     A. MiMidoimld.���Ai'-'IhUiuLh unit rmporiii
Luiulunu, hnikcn Hill lUock, cuinur Baker uml
Ward Mn:i:l��, M)lHOh
HJ. KVANtf Sc (JU.���Hukur Htruot, N��i
��� ��� -im U hull .��� -nU- ilinl.i> in liquor-,, ulnar., uoiiiuji-, ttre brick ami Uro cluy, walur
pipe and rititi! iml.', nnil ^ouoral ouiuutihhiuii
1 > KAC1_.MAN-K.1_R MILLING CO., Ltu.-
JL> Wlioio-iiile and retail doalurn in uiain,
liuy, flour, food. Millet at Viotoria, Now \VohL-
iniiiriloi; Kdiiionlou, AUa, Klovutoru on Calgary and Kdmunlon Railway. Manufaoturur-
of Iho celebrated 8. Sc R. brand ceroalH. .
A MACDONALD Sc Co.-Cornor Kron
��� and Hall btreets���WholOHalo Krocor
uud jobber* in blanket*, kIuvuh, mil.in, boot,
rubber*. maokinawK and Dunoro' HUudrleH.
RURNf.  & Co.-Hakor ritreot, NeWon-
\\ hult^i.lt! dealerH in fre.il. and cured
mouth.   Cold riiurun*'.
IT VV1EL PA. yon to read our ad. in
another column. Our blend of tea at
Thirty cents   per pound Hill suit you-
Kootenay Coffee Co.
,!A. AN TEAS���"Spider Leg," "Pan-
fired,' "Sun Cured,"���have a place in
our stoek. The new "Ceylon Green"
is fine llavored and economical. Kootenay Coffee Co.
FKEF. Mllllnit l~ilil Pri>i��.tlc��-��'e arc
aiixlnilH l<�� secure a Tew rrn* milling :~ >l'l
properties nl once. The Pr05|ieelor'�� Kx-
clniiiiie, Nelson, B. tl, Koom 1. K.-W,--.
If yon don't like Blue Ribbon Tea it's
because you never tasted it.
The most miserable beings in the
world are those suffering from Dyspepsia and Liver Complaint. Moie
than seventy-five per cent, ol the people in the United States are afflicted
with these two diseases and their
effects; such as Sour Stomach, Sick
Headache, Habitual Costiveness, Palpitation of the Heart, Heart-burn.
Waterbrasb, Gnawing and Hurning
PainB at the Pit of the Stomach, Yellow Skin, Coated Tongue aud Disagreeable Taste in the Mouth Coming
up of Food 'after Eating, Low Spirits,
eto. Ho to your Drngglst and get a
bottle of August Flower for 75 cents.
Two doses will relieve yon. Try it.
Get Green's Prize Almanac.
Subscribers in Kaslo
Every morning Immediately
on arrival of steamer, at the
rate of
75 Cents per Month
Subscriptions to ho left
with the agent,
D.  J.  YOUNG.
and try a bottlo, a damn, or a barrel ot
GALGARY BEER an it is tba bast und
choapost, on tbo markot. Also try our
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    OIGARS.
Taloohon    93. ~��t~>rSti   Nol��on,B.O
Large semi-detached house
owned by F. P. Gutilius is
offered for sale at less than
Has all conveniences and
rents for $50 per month.
WE HAVE   in stock eboice teas from
India, Ceylon, China, and Japan.  We
blend them to your  taste.    All   prices
and qualities.    Kootenay   Colfee^ Co.
~OU�� HILVKIt < Orl'~K I.KAK-Mine*    UIKl
liro*pcet* wanted.  s���i report ami Haul.
pie* lo tbe ProHpcctor'H t:\eluiiiKe. Kelson.
B.I'.   Koo III 4 K.Yt .-<:. llorh.
liul.iT Street., N.Ihoii
ors in frohli und cured raeate.
-Wholesalo ilen ���
J   titreet,   NcIkuii ��� VYholrHiilc.   (l~dulH   io
hardware; uiincrri' supplies, Hpuriln_ howI*
M'LACHLAN llltos. (Bdocmiku* to Van
oouver Hardware Oo. l.ld.i Baker Street,
Nelson��� Wholesale dealers in tmruwuro uml
iiiinin��� .applies, .lumbers' und tiiiHiuitbn' sup
JJ.    paints, oil* und kI'"": incvtionicH'
lAKDWAitR  CO.- Wholesale
... lOOlri.
Agents lot Ontario Powder Works; 'lynniniir
X    und Josephine  HtreetH,
-Corner Vernon
ttlo dealor. In* liquors, ct~urs, and dry Hoods,
Agents for Pabflt Brewing Co, of Milwaukee
aud Ualgary Brewing Go oi Oalgary.
TO Builders and Contractors-^! am
prepared to take conrtaotfl for s-incb
single tines at 7"> cents per foot, double Hues, 81.15 per foot. Plastering,
two coats, 83 cents a yard, iiaid llu-
'6h 2>S cents a yard. W. II. Hrown,
Hume Addition.
Mr. Machin, general agent Dennett
Fuse Co., headquarters at Victoria,
11. C, begs to say that in consequence
of attempts to impose spurious and
cheap imitations of their white coun
tered, patent safety Fuse, Crown
llrand, he feels it necessary to ask
consumers to he sure that they gel
the genuine ltennett's Fuse. The sole
agents in Nelson is the Lawrence
Hardware Co.
HUDBON'S BAY Oo.���Wholosale uroearloi
and liquors etc., Baker Street, Nelson.
By the week from $5 to ?6.
By the day $1.00.
Caveats, Designs, Copyrights and
Trade Marks obtained in Oanad*
and all foreign coun fries.
Room 3, Bank of British North
America, Hastings Htr��o'. Van-
General laborers, gardeners, rock
men, etc., will be furnished free of
charge to all persons requiring help
of this sind by applying to the Secretary, Nelson Laborers' Protective Union, Hox 337, Nelson. IJ. O.
-��� NOTICE.
The anunal genernl meeting of The
Cascade Water Powerc- Light Company
Limited, will he held al. the olliee of
the company, Haker street, Nelson.
H. C, on Wednesday, the 17th day of
July inst., at 2 o'clock in the afternoon.
Notice is hereby given tbat I have
made application to the Chief Commissioner of Land0 and Works at Victoria, 11. C, for a special license to
cnt and carry away limber on and
from the following described Crown
Lands in tbe Goat River section of
West Kootenay district, II. C.:
Commencing at a post placed on the
South bank of Meadow Cicek and
marked "South East Corner," said
Meadow Creek being a tributary of
Goat River and above point *s situat
ed about four miles cast of tlie station known as Kitcbcnei on (be
Ciow's Nest brunch of the 11. 0.
S. Raiiway. Commencing at said
southeast eorner and running west
16(1 chains, North 111 chains, East inn
chains and south 10 chnins to place
of beginning, containing about CI"
Dated at Moyie, 11.1' , June Hi, 1901 >
Olllco corner Hall and Kront Streel*,
Nelson���Lumber, ceiling, Mooring, and every
thing iu wood for building purposes. Uot our
prices.   Correspondence solicited.
healers in  ore BocVs
ays a large stock ow
ROODJ II, K.-W.-ll. Bloek
rp    GALLON fr. CO,
Jl. ���   and twines.   Always a large stock ow
hand. Telephone205.  "  '
NKLSON LODGE    No. 23, A. F. & A
M. incelH Hecond WedncHrtriy  in eaob
monlh.   VinitiiiK .ir-nthem wolcoinu.
A. R. BARROW, a. _. i. aa
Provincial Land Surveyor
Oorner Viotoria and Kootenay Sts.
P.O. Box b Taleohane No.
Will pay the highest cash prioo for all
kinds of seoond hand goods. Will bay
or sell anything from an anchor to ���
needle. Furniture, stoves, oarpert-,
-ooklng ntensils, bought In household
cmantities. Also oast off clothing.
Call and Bee me or write. Address
Silver King Mike, Box 300 Hall
Street, Nelson, B ('.
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and Potter.
Nelson. B. O.
I. O. O. F. Kool��nay 1_k1ko
'd No. lti, meets every Monday night,
at their -all, Koolonay Afoot
Sojourning Odd Fellows cordially lnvltod.
John A. MoRae, N.o. II. W. ltutlierford, V.O.
Kri-il .1. Hnuire, Per. Soc.
Ni-lson Itoval Arch Olutptor No. 138,0. K. C.
Moots third Wednesday. -Ojournlng companions invited, ticorgc Johnstone, ~. U. W.
Matthew*, s. K,
}FV NKL-O.I  I.O1I0K   No.25, K. ol 1'.
>,, nocl* in K. of I1, hall, Oddfellow* block
Mljrvorv  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock
1AII visiting kalghts cordially  lovltod
A. T. P_~K, IC.of It. aad ��.
Nelson Knoatnpinont No. 7. Meets (.very 2nd
and till Friday of each monlh, In Odd hollows
Hall, coiner Baker and Koolonay .Heels.
Nelson. A. H. Clements, O. P.\ D. MoArUuU
11. H.   Visiting hrothors always weleoi'i-.
Canada Permanent andWes
tern Canada Mortgage
head ofwob toronto,   ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage.
Apply to G. h. LV-NNOX. Bakn St
Take notice   that 1   intend to apply
311 days after   date   to the Chief C -
missioner of Lands and Works at Victoria, 11.0., to purchase tbe following
described vacant Crown Lands in the
District of West Kootenay,   II. C. :
Commencing at a post planted on
the west line of Lot.302, group 1, West
Kootenay District and about. 800 ft.
from North West Corner of the said
lot, and which post is marked ".lames
Cronin's North-West Corner," thence
west SU chains, thence south 80
chains, thence east so chains, thence
uorth Ht) chains to place of beginning,
containing (140 acreB more or less.
Dated, Hie Ifith day of Juno, 1901.
NKLSON L. 0. L. No. 1IHI2 meets in Fro-
tornity Hall on l!rst and third Friday evenings
of oaoh month at 8 o'olook. visiting members
cordially invitod. W. W. Bradley, W. K.;
A. Miniy, U.S. 	
NKLSON AKK1K No. 22, F. O. K��� moots
every second and fourth Wednesdays of oaoh
monlh. Visiting members cordially Invlt
Charles Pressor, Secretary.
Kootenay Ton! No. 7, K.O, T. M��� hold their
regular meetings in Fraternity Hall, I. O. O. F,
block, on Iho 1-1 and 3rd Thursdays of each
n.onth. Visiting brethren cordially invited lo
attend, II. A.Hmwn, It. K.; A. 1'. I'urdy.Com.
It. .I.St eel, D. S. O,
Whidanil.ro Miaou.   Cnrrcrond���ir.ctiSoPr.lt ed
COURT KOOTKNAY. I. O. F.. No. 313*.
Mentions 4th Thursday cf monlh. Fratoronl
hall. J A IrvinK O R.    - . 't. ��TBliilr*U.B __
Nelson Court Star o! Kootenuy, A. O, F.
Meets 2nd and Ith Wednesdays in overy
month. Visiting brethren wolcomo, w. Moo-
MlllHO, ('.It.    Robert McLeod, Sec,
1st and 3rd Wednesday ovonlngs of
each month at Fialornlty hall,
corner of Baker and KootenH/
Btroel-. Visiting brelhcru cordially Invitod.
Joim    ATSON. Secretary, \>.
Nelson   Daily  Miner, Thursday,   jfly  ii,   1901
<_-..,_.   V~.ii.    We nitike a ser'cB ol
Save Your p.oto im)UIlli������ ttl.
Prints liuiiis espeeiallly prepared for the usi
of the amateur collector iu all sizes,
from 3x4 to Kxl2 The paper u-ed in
these is free (mm chemicals InjnrioM
to photographs. We use the dark mult
surfaced papers now so popular, as weli
as white. The .hidings are cloth,
leather and malt boatd, and piiccs an
from 85c. Ui *!i. Our ainatenr pholi
supplies lilms, chemicals, print papers,
plates, developing  powdera and sun-
dries-are all fresh. We have a mo.
collection of the popular dim and plate
camera ; also i holo mounts and mounting hoard. Special albums miuio to
Pianos to Kent.
��� wwwwvwv vvwwvwvwv;
Plenty   of   Small   Fruits
Continued from First l'age.
The Nelson (inn club will bold its
regular shoot this evening at (i.30 p.
in. sharp.
The C. I'. Ii. has extended the limit
on l'an-Auicrican tickets to sixty
Great Northern agents have been
advisod that the limit of Pan American liekets to Buffalo has been extended to sixty days.
Mr. LeMoine the postofiice contractor will arrive in the city *iom
Ottawa on the 20th in connection witli
the Nelson (Iovernment building eon-
The regular semi-annual meeting of
the Presbyterian C. E. society was
held last evening wlien the following
officers were elected, F. W. Laing,
president; Miss Lawr, vice-president;
0. K. Loriug, secretary, and Miss
Annie McDonald, treasurer.
Today is the regular Thursday afternoon half-day holiday and all desirous of enjoying a pleasant half day
exclusion cannot do better than patronize the Presbyterian Sunday school
picnic to Kokanee Creek. Por those
able to spend the whole day the Moyie
will leavo the city wharf at '.I a. ni
returning to tbe city nt 1 o'clock and
will leave again for tbe picnic
ground at 2 p. m.
Mr. W. P. Tierney has just returned from Jennings, Montana, where
he has been looking over the line te
be traversed by the Crow's Nest
Southern, lie says that tbe country that will be opened up by the new
11 iu is an exceedingly pretty and fertile one. There will be a good deal
o' heavy work near Klko, as some
very deep cuts will be necessary in
making the grade.
The Nelson Lacrosse club held
meeting last nigbt and it was decided
to have regular club practices on Moo
day, Wednesday and Friday evenings. They will commence tomor
row evening nnd it is expected that
all the players in the city will turn
out. Nelson can turn out one of the
best teams in the Picvinee if tin
players will only take sulllcient interest in the game to practice regularly.
There is talk among some of tin
sportmen of tbe to*��'n of putting in a
race track on Selons' point, at th
mouth of (irohinan creek. With th
putting in of the new road to connect
with the Uranlte, a short branch at
one point would connect with the
beach, where it is proposed to put in
a cable ferry. The land is Bat and
witli slight work could be converted
Into a good track, the advantages
of which to the town should be obvious to all.
The San Francisco Bulletin says:
"George Lawler, the big beavj
weight who trained Al Neill for hit-
light with Mollatt. was killed in Idaho last week, lie was travelling
through the country and accidentally
fell olf the train. It will be reiucm
bered Hank Griffin beat Lawlor al
the Reliance Club lust year, and then
he went North and fought under the
name of "Jim Burns." He fought a
diaw '.vith Charley tioff in Spokani
just before be left for Idaho. Georg.
came out here fro1.:: Chicago orig
inally," Lawlor b-jxed in Nelsou recently.
The Nelson Socialistic Educational
Club have arranged a three month'>
scries of Sunday afternoon meeting*
when addresses will he given bj
some r>f the k-ading business and pro-
fessional men of the city, and efforts
are being made to make the meeting!
both eflusational and attractive
Among those wbo have already promised to take part aie S. S. Taylor, K.
C, on (Iovernment ownership; (j L.
Lennox, home made money; Kev, .1.
II. White, subject not assigned; Magistrate Crease, tlie eity under Social.
ism, etc. A numbei of other subjects
have been selected and a number of
other Nelson citizens are ou the list
witli whom negotiations will J be
opened in regard to future meetings
as the committee in charge catch up
with their work.
citizen of Vancouver bis adopted city.
Mr. Hurler further explained that
although he did not know the system
by which Seattle worked, he was positive mincis would get es good treatment in Vancouver as in Seattle. The
routine would be briefly as follows:
The gold would be taken from the
miner and weighed in liis presence, it
would be then assayed, melted and
molded into a brick 111 his piesdnce,
if he desires to witness the operation,
and tbe hiick again weighed in his
presence, lie will then cut oil a cor
ncr of the brick, and his assistant
will cut oh" an opposite oorner. One
of these sections will be assayed for
gold, silver and basu metal to determine the loss sutained by tbe smelting process.
If the results of the two assays do
not correspond exactly, the brick will
be again melted  down  aud properly
stirred to give uniformity to distribution of metals in tbo heat. When
the assayer and the customer is satisfied, the customer will receive forthwith minted gold for the gold, silver
and base metal in the brick according
to a table or schedule of rates in force
in Canada nnd tbo United States. Of
course tbe money received for the
brick will depond upon the purity oi
the gold it is composed of as well as
Its size. A .^present the gold bricks
will be stored in the office vault in
their impute state and shipped subse.
quently to Ottawa to ..be refined. It
is the intention, however, Mr. Hurter
says, of the Canudian (iovernment to
establish a refinery in Vancouver
when tlie pu e gold and silver will
be shipped to (Jitawa to be minted into money.
I m��Wii��>i-Hi��~��<t>'����~����>������>~��"��������������^l����'��'^M��"������>**��"*>w*"
:; The Canadian Bank of Commerce
With Which is Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
Paid-up   Capital,   J8,000,000;   Reserve   Fund,   ?-,n(~),-00;
Aggregate   Resources Over J05,000,000.
i    HON. GEO. A. OOX, President.       11. S. WALKER, "eueral Mauager.
I London Ollice: on Lombard Street, II. C.
New York Ollice; 16 Exchange Plnce.
��� And 08 branched hi Canada and the Culled Stales, Inducing!
Ati in OuKKMWonn Nklson Handon
i oiunhhook      kami.ooi's Now Westminbtkr Vancouver
Kkhnik Nanaimo Ro_KU~_ VICTORIA
1      Savings Bank Department.
I Depnilia Ilooclvod mil Interest Allowed.   Present Hate 3 I'm- Cent
\ Nelson Branch. GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager
We sell watches that arc
reliable and that we can guarantee. Learn our prices before purchasing elsewhere.
Watch repairing our specially. This department is
second to none in the country. All work guaranteed
satisfactory or money refunded. Get a price on the work
before leaving it.
A most appropriate Souvenir of the Dominion Day Celebration is
the Starling Silver Miners' Candlestick, Tin and Badge. Don't fail io
secure one.    Only 50c. at
T.welers,   Nelson,  13. C.
W. K. Esling, of Trail, was in
to'vn yesterday having just returned
from a visit to Philadelphia,
Chas. Newburn, J. R. Mcintosh,
Trail; 1'. I.ucher, Greenwood, aie at
tbe Hoyal hotel.
F. J. Smyth, Moyie; Robert Cooper,
Slocan, and Michael McAndrews,
Cody, are guests at the Queens   hotel.
Mr. T. C. Thompson, of the Crow's
Nest l'ass Coal Co., Fernie, was in
Nelson yesterday on a business trip.
Among those registered at the Phalr
yesterday were: T. C. Thompson,
l'er/iic; W. K.   Thomson,   Slocan;   J.
A. Thomson,    Victoiia: Lee   Coombs.
QnsBland; Julius Ehrlich, (ireenwood.
J. Weildon, who has been ill at tbe
Kootenay Lake General Hospital for
the past month is able to get around
again, lie leaves shortly to do more
development work on the Kingston
group on Morning mountain.
A. C. O'Neill,one of Yiuir's leading
Citizens is iu the city to meet his wife
and family who arrived here yester
day from Montreal. The party are
guests at the Waverly hotel, and leave
for tbeir home tonay.
Mrs. Doherty arrived in the city
last evening from Montreal und is
..topping at the Waverley hotel. Iler
visit to the eity is in search of her
brother who is supposed to be here.
(1. A. Carlson, Kaslo; Mrs. K. Ci.
Alalmgren, Spokane; Mrs. Lawrence,
Trail; T. Q. Whitacre, Toronto; T.
McAt'am, Vancouver, and W. W.
Brayton, Kaslo, are registered at the
Hume hotel.
The original "Joe'' Bottoroly, of
Niagara-on-the-I.ake, landefl in town
a few il'iys ago anil renewed a few
old acquaintances whom he knew in
his pii'iny davs iu the east. Joe expressed himself as feeling much pleased to strike a town like Nelson among
the hills.
1'at Daly of Ymir arrived in thc
city last evening to meet bis sister
Mr,",. O'Neill, wbo snivel! from the
cast yesterday, and whom "Pat" had
not seen for more than twenty years.
He is a guest at the Waverley hotel
and returns with tbe O'Neills to Ymir
The arrivals at the Grand Cential
yesterday were: .las. Campbell, Slocan City; Mrs. F. Ellin, Mary Larson,
Lardo; Cyril U. (ircen, Salmo; A.
Le Roy Marsh, Stanley Mills: W.
t'ulliiKjiiicqnest Ring, It. lireeU well.
Kossland;   T.    W. I'linc.    Vancouver:
B, Hughes, .Spokane;   F,    C,    Ristlin,
The fame of Rucklen's Arnica
Salve, as the best in the world, extends round the earth. It's the one
perfect healer of Cuts, Corns, Rums,
Bruises, .-orct. Scalds, Roils, Ulcere,
Felons, Aches, Pains anil all Skin
Kruptinn. Only infallible Pile cure.
25c a box at Canada Drug .. Book Co.
1 Q? 19
A good dish of ice  eieam
is appreciated by the worst
of men.    Miglil try r forming that husband of  yoius
by investing in one of tbo
best  bits of   hardware   we
sell.   That's the
Ice Cream
MmM*/ <fo
"Zhe IRoyal Bank of Canaba"
Capital   Authorized,
Board of nirertors
Incorporated 1869.
Ki:i,tiiHi,<iiMUi<> I Capital Paid-up,
KCHl, . .       ,
Thomas K. Konny,
.    .      Hi'Miwi.miluiti
.      .   Wl,inn.una.'in
'hninn- Ritchie, Vloo~-.i~ldenl
iiimril nff   inrrriorK      iihiiuim w.j_<t>'"jj. President
Wiloy Smith   H. G. Bauld, Hon. David MacK-on.
Head OHlce, llalllav:
General Manager. Edson L. Pckro, Montreal.
Superintendent of Branches, and Secrotary, w. B. Torrance, Halifax-,
Bran    es I
, cbee���Montreal,   (City   Ollice),   Montroal
West End ICor. Notro   llamo and Sei~-
neurs Streots);  Weatniounl (Cor. Greene
Avenue ar.d St. Catharine* Stroet,
'ova   ~cotl��-Halltax   Branch,   Antlgonl-I
Bridgowater, Unysboro. Londonderry, Lu
cnburK. Hal-ana rtlant- Co.), Pictou, Port
Hawkonbury, Sydney, Shubonacadlc.Truro,
Jfew     KrunHWIch ��� Bathurst,     DorchoHtor,
Frcdorleton, Kingston (Kont Co.), Mono
ton, NcwcaHllo, SacWvillo, St, John,W"ood��tock'
r. ~. Inland���Charlottetown, Summon*ide.
Republic, W'aflh
N��'vv~mi!"I!uiiil   St. John's.
f'nba. West todies���Havana.
lulled Rtates���New York (18 Kxcha^go Plac~
Grand   Forks, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rosslsint,
Vancouver East End, Victoria,
Correspondents 1
-anada���MerohantH Bank of Canada.   Boston��� National Showmut. Bank.   Chicago ���Illlnol
Trust and Savings Bank.   San t'r��ncl��co���Fir��t National Hank.   Louden,   m::.-Rank  of
Scotland.   I ���rl��, France���Credit Lyonnals.   Bermuda��� Rank of Bcrinmla.   China and Japan���Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.    Kiiokiinr-Okl National Bank.
Oeneral Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange  If-. ughi
and Sold, L.tlerg of Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on special
deposite and on Saving Bank accounts,
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson. B.C.
Fistienen Atoll!
T. G. Procter's houseboat is now for
rent by the dny or week. Speolal raHs
for family parties. First-olnss cook
and attendant in charge. Rates $2 50
per day. Parties can get olf O. P. B.
boats either going or returning from
Kootenay Landing. The hoat for the
next two weeks will be stationed at the
mouth 1 i' Midge an. neighboring creeks,
where a big catch of rainbows is
assured Apply lo T. G. Procter, Baktr
street, for further information,
Spokane Falls  __,
Northern R'v.
Nelson  _fc  Fort
Sheppard R'v
Red Mountain R'v.
Our Fresh Roasted (loffee Beat o?
Quality, as follows :
lava and Arabian Mocha, por pound f  _)
Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds  1 OC
Fine Santo .< pmmdi  100
Santos Hlend, 6 pounds  100
Our  SpeeialBlend, li pounds  1 00
Our Rio Roast, li pounds  100
Salesrooms :
B. C
J- 0. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc-,
Late of Geological  Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
Baker Street Nelson, B. C.
July 13th, 14th and 15th.
Buffalo and Eeturn
July 2d, 16th, and every first
and third Tuesday, August,
September and October.
Buffet service   on   trains between
Spokane nnd Northport.
Leave           DAY TRAIN Arrlvi
B:(J0 a.m Spokane 7 :35 p.n.
12:5(1 p.m Kossland 4110 p.n.
litis a. ui Nelson  7:16 p.m
H, A. JAOKSON, fi. P. & T.A,
Spokane   Wusi
AeHtit. Nelson, B (',
Civil Engineers and Provincial Land
P   O   Rio Ui V��l��on   B-
I have a large warehouse and itm
prepared to store all kinds of goods,
frontier's Second Hand Store, Ward
Close connection Eusl and Westbound at Spokane with I rains of the
Spokane Fulls and Northern Railway,
aud at Bonner's Kerry witri Kootenay
Railway & Navigation Oo,
Direct connection at St. Paul without change of depot, with all trains for
Chicago, Toronto. Montreal, New York
and all points West and South.
Leaves Spokane daily for East at 9:15 a.m
Leaves Spokane daily lor West at 7:15 a.m
Leaves Spokane daily lor Westnt 8:00 p.m.
West-bound trains make direct connection for Victoiia and Vancouver,
Portland, San Francisco, nnd nil point*
on the Sound.
During the season nf navigation East
hound trains connect at Duluth with
the magnificent steamships North West
and North-Land of theNorthern Steamship Company Line, operated in connection with the Great Northern Kail-
For fuither information, reaps, folders, etc., apply to any agent of Spokane
Falls & Northern Ry., Kaslo & Slocan
Ry, Kootei ai Railway & Navigation
Co., or to
H. A. JACKSON. Com'l Agent,
���   ..  -,..,. Spokanp, Wash.
G. K. TAOkAIJURY, Local Agent,
Nelson. R fl
You shouldn't send ont of town for
cards for yourself or jour husband
until you sec what The' Mirer can do
for you.
ty  fl*
1901 1901
The Store With
Right Prices
New Goods Arriving Every Day
When our new slock is complete we will have by far the FINEST DISPLAY OF FIRST-CLASS FURNITURE and HOUSE FURNISHINtiS
ever shown to the public of Nelson.
Call and sec our Rattan Chairs, Baby Carriages, Go  Carts,   Morris
Chairs, Verandah Chairs, etc.
Gold, Silver-Lead   and   Copper Mines wanted at thc EXCHANGE.
FREE MILLING GOLD properties wanted at once for Eastern
Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send
samples of their ore to the EXCHANGE for exhibition.
We desire to hear from prospectors who have promising mineral
claims in liritisli Columbia.
Prospectors and mining men aro requested to make the EXCHANGE their headquarters when in Nelson.
All samples should he sent hy express, PREPAID. \
Correspoudenee solicited.    Address all communications to
Telephone No. 104.   P.O. Box 700. NELSON. B.O.
.��. Direct From Manufacturer w
Of All  Kinds, for Your Bar and for Your Table.
Excelsior  Teas and Coffees
are mulling many sad hearts happy.
I Groceries,  Crockerv.
|        & CO.        \
I       MADDEN    BLOCK       1
j  Cigars __ I
��� Phone 117 1
*********** *****++++0,+A,+**
Mines Examined and Reported On-
Mining Engineer.
Room 4, K.-W.-0. Block,
Nelson, B. C.
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
About   thai second hand   article'
yours.    You'll sell it if you'll   advet"
tise it in The Miner want column,
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-1 White Pine Lumber Always In
We curry a com. Icto stock of Coast Flooring
Celling, Innide Finish, Turned Work, Sash nnd
iiciore. Bpeoial Order work will receive prompt
attention'   Mull orders solicited.
Porto Rico Lumber Co.,
HoadO    c-.'e-a.tT and Vernon *U Nolson


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