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 7  : ,  \  NUMBER 38.  AINSWORTH,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA,  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1,  1892.  TEN GENTS.  A    IMMifcltOIS    EXTFltlMFAT.  1 felt the moment I saw him that dr. Arnold  was not an ordinary man. lie hired my first  floor, as if in search of patients, but he seemed  comfortably off, if not wealthy. He brought a  quantity of things into the house, though I considered my 2 parlors well furnished. First came  a desk, then a bookcase, and lastly a wagon-  load of huge trunks. The front parlor uashis-  ottice, the back his surgery,- and he used the extension for a bed-(hau*ber. 1 was delighted  when I caught sight of the rooms after the doctor and his colored servant had arranged t hem.  The doors and windows were all draped with  magnificent curtains or portieres made of rich  stult, embroidered in strange patterns. ^Goblins, birds, butterflies and queer creatures, such  as I had never seen or heard of reveled all over  the curtains, which were framed of heavy, dark  green silk. Much of the embroidery was in gold,  and all the portieres were finished with heavy  gold bullion fringes. Then there were rugs aud  mats so brilliant and beautiful that they seemed  to my eyes handsome enough to lie framed like  pictures. The thought came into my mind that  tbe doctors wealth must he unbounded, and I  felt I must respect even if 1 did nota like him.  As 1 gazed the servant came in with his stealthy^  step, as noiselessly \\^ a snake. He bowed and  addressed me in broken Kiiglish.  ������������������ What Missy Sahib wishes? " he asked iu his  smooth, silky voice.  I disliked fhe'.man as much as I liked his master. He was not like any colored man I had  ever seen. He was tall and thin, and his long  face always wore a smile, but his eyesjwere like,  a snake's, and so were bis movements, and, his  long straight  hair seemed glued to his narrow  head.  "Nothing. 1 am only admiring the rooms.  Those curtains are beautiful."  "They are from my country." he said, bowing, as if I bad paid him a compliment.  " And what country is that ?"  " India...,   I am a Hindoo.,%  After that   1 did Hot  see 'much /of ���������' master or  man.    They had paid the rent and gave no trouble.    The ��������� servant waited on his master' and ."they-,  were   very'  quiet   lodgers,   for  the doctor   had  scarcely  a   patient.  After.-they had been 2 months' in t lie house the,,  ���������doctor sentnie word that he would be absent a  few davs and did riot .-wish any one to enter bis  rooms. Now I should have mentioned that I  am a woman, and must also confess that 1 inherit iiivown share of Mot her ,:Fve!s curiosity ;  so as soon as 1 saw the '.-doctor, go out of the  house I was determined 1/should examine his  .apartments at my leisure. Mustapha, the'man.  however, remained behind ..and l.'had; to possess  inv soul iii pat;''ieii.ce till he should be out of the  way/The opportunity Came '3 days after the  doctor's depart lire. Mustapha came up to inform ine 1 lint lie was going out .'for a short tiniw  No sooner Wii's-- lii'������ out ot the house than I look,  my bunch of keys ���������'for. like most of-landladies,  I have.a spare key f<n' every room' in flic house,  and take care t o''go t-hrough t hem, -for an unprotected woman does not want to harbor  anarchists without knowing it and unlocked,  the door of the extension. Dear ine! What  heaps-of beautiful things..there . were in these  rooms.. China-so refined and thin that'it. looked  as if a breath-would'destroy it, odd images of  fold and silver. bronzes, dishes and figures and  most i)f the idols for such I afterward learned  (hev were had great eyes made of precious  stones, that seemed to follow me ahout and  made me nervous.  1 took my time and was m the trout parlor  when I heard a carriage drive up to the door,  and peeping out. what was my horror to see the  doctor alight in companv with .Mustapha and a  strin"-er ' Hefore | could move they were m the  house"*'    i   darted   behind   a    portiere,    trusting  they would soon go out, for I hate to be caught  ift anv act that looks mean, and I resolved to  make my escape as scion as 1 had the place to  myself.  To my surprise Mustapha proceeded to lock  the door���������the curtains were already close drawn  before every window���������and he lit 2 or 3 large  lamps, which gave out a delicious perfume which  caused my head to swim. He then took out a  copper hraiser and kindled a fire in it. The  flames shot up and the perfume grew stronger  and seemed to fill the room with moving forms  amid the smoke. 1 stood like a person bewitched, and Mustapha began to chant in sottte=-  outlandish tongue.  The doctor stood motionless, his great, hollow,  gray eyes fixed on a hideous image that stood  on a pedestal. His long, thin face wore a terrible expression, his hair seemed to stand on end  and a ghastly grin distorted his features.  At length the Hindoo stopped his chant and  the doctor turned to the stranger, who was a  fine-looking elderly gentleman, but who seemed  to he dreadfully nervous and pale.  " That rite is complete. It is a portion of the  worship of the goddess Siva."  1 nearly screamed out. So they were worshipping that ugly image in my back parlor?  Worse was to conie, however. The man placed  a queer shaped tea-kettle over the coals, and  soon it began to sing as if a Christian woman  was iroing to make a civilized cup of tea.  ", Now for an experiment," said dr. Arnold,  and Mustapha drew forward one of the'enormous trunks, it was covered with a tiger skin,  which he threw aside. '  '."Examine your seals," said the doctor. "See,  if they have been" tampered with."  "No." o  ' . .   "     ' 7  The stranger looked paler and seemed more  nervous every moinent. ,/,  >    He  examined  the seals on the locks of the  trunk carefully.    It had three.  "They are .just as they were three months  ago todav."  "Yes."  The doctor Struck a match and lit a taper.  lie held the tlame to the red wax and the seals  melted.  *% Culock the trunk."  The stranger drew a key from his pocket and  did so with trembling hands.  The lid was thrown back and Mustapha, assisted by his master, drew a shapeless form from  the trunk and laid it on the carpet.  "I believe iny tongue clove to the roof of my  mouth or I should have screamed; The form  was inclosed in a large box, and it was a dead  body. ' .'.'/ ��������������������������� ���������: '���������,'.' '';'.  "Examine these seals also."  Around the '.month of the hag a rope, was tied,  and the knots were sealed.-like'tbe trunk.  "Three months ago." returned the doctoiy  r'my daughter, w ho was born in India and is of  the' religion of Shaihin, took under her a vow  to perform this .-sacrifice iii honor of the great  goddess'-. Siva, She closed her throat by swallowing strips of linen after the -'manner of Hindoo fakirs. Sire then threw herself into a 'cata--  lopt ie. state, and I, in 'your presence, sealed her  nostrils with plugs of flax steeped in wax. I  then ' inclosed-her pulseless, and rigid form in  tills shroud, the seals of which are still intact.  1 shall now restore her to life.".  Meanwhile Mustapha had been busy mixing a  paste-of flour-like stuff ami boiling water in a  shining brass bowl.  Tile doctor broke the seals ami drew down the  shroud, revealing the form of a woman. Her  face was shriveled and 'brown like "a mummy.  As I stood, hoping I was in a horrid dream, be  went on : "Observe this body is cold and pulseless as it was when. I placed'it.'in that trunk  three months ago/"  The stranger bowed.    He seemed on the point  of fainting.  Tbe doctor cahnlv drew the plugs of flax from  the nostrils and opened the mouth. The tongue  Was doubled back'and he restored it to its' corneal position. He then took the paste from tre  servant  and poured  some of it . over the  bead  >d  SA.  tot- fe*  6n.<���������  '    Si*  I 7   '*itf  and emptied the kettle over the body. Again  and again he applied the paste, and at length  said calmly: "The pulse is heating and respiration has commenced."  Mustapha handed him a goblet full of a beautiful rose-colored liquid and he poured it down  the throat of   the  body.    In   a moment the  ,  corpse opened its eyes, the face grew lifelike  and the hands began to twitch.  At the sight of this I fell senseless. When I  was restored to consciousness I found myself on  the lounge; the doctor was bending over ine  and the large trunk was removed.  I gazed around in bewilderment. The lamps  still burned and the copper brazier stood beside  the ugly idol, which made me shiver as itseemed  to watch me with its sinister eye. *  "You have disobeyed my orders and have sufr  fered for if,"said the doctor eooly as he offered  me wine.  I .waved him away and rose to rny feet.  "You must leave my house this very day!" I  aimed. , ,  "Very good.   And you���������must be silent."      /  He gave me such a fearful look I grew cold*all. ;  over.     \ ,' " , ' .     t"', V  A shrill laugh sounded hear me, and looking   .  around I caught sight of the dead body.  Dead no longer!   A Hying body with a dark^ /  evil face and deep, glittering eyes. .     ?  "You see, madame, "said he, in a mocking.,,  devilish manner; "you l>el the effects of our ex- -  periment more than 1 do.   Shake hands and assure yourself I am alive." ���������    *   '  "No," I said indignantly.    "I renounce, the   ���������>  devil and all his works.,  Begone out  of   nuy  ��������� house!", '<  ' .*,"','   v  I left the room and crept up to bed, where/1 g  lay for weeks.    My faithful servant,  Maggie,  nursed me0backlto,health, but my mhid, was ill  .at ease.   ��������� ���������.    ,       t '"<������������������.. ���������'.���������   ,    ;     ., ,hj '.a    . , ,>m  I determined'to "hear the worst, and, asked h^r ,V,V]/|g  one day suddenly:   Has the doctor gone and,      ���������  taken all belonging to him?"  "Yes, ma'am; the day you took sick, and do  you know that he had a daughter wyith him? I  was struck when I saw her go out, for she did  not come in the carriage that day. I saw them  come in."  "What did she look like, Maggie?" I asked,  faintlv.  "Awful thin, and dark as an Indian, with  horrid looking eyes, like coals of fire."  The doctor had left a note for me. It contained $500/ On0 the paper wrapper around the  bills was written, i4Be silent, or beware."  I have been silent for years, but tell my story  now to let people know what strange things can  happen in a large city like New York.  A Kaslifnl Young Man.  He has come to made his first call, and he is  so overwhelmed with the fear that he will not  do  what is right  that it depends on  you, his  host, to make him comfortable.  Don't take any notice of the little mistakes  he makes. If he comes into the parlor with his  overcoat on let him take it off. and put it where  he pleases, but vou ignore its existence. Whe,n  he sees that other men have taken theirs off in  'the.hall-he will know what-to do next time.  If he drops his handkerchief or the album  that he is looking over, or seems to sink into  contemplation of his hands and feet, you talk  on just as men ilv as possible, and try your best  to find out what lie is interested in and what he  can talk about, it may be pictures, or it may  ���������be pig-iron, but whatever it is,, When you do  find (nit what he reallv has at heart, he will talk  well about it and vou will discover that the  outer veneer of bashfillness- only covered an  awkward bov and not a stupid one.  Have patience with, .him, and never permit  vourself to be rude enough to laugh at him.  You can make a friend of him by being a gracious host, and friends, real friends, are not so  plentiful, and it is never wise to throw a.side a  chance of making one. And, if you' can . make  a friend of the bashful man, be sure he.will, remain one.  m  '^i  fill  n.  "1  Jfi-ia  ���������>*sa  lA'fWti  ' m  ''4/?i -������  '    i  ':  J   ������t  "J  % ���rr
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nesdays, and will be mailed to subscribers at the following
rates, payable in advance: One year ��/, six months $2.50,
three months $1.50. Advertising rates given on ap/licatipn.
No communication or letter over an anonymous signature
will be printed.        BOGLE & WIIALLEY, Proprietors.
|)0t (Springs Rictus.
We are accustomed to look on the Mexicans
as a race who have been left behind in the
march of modern civilization. If what is said
of their mining law be true, it is obvious they
have not kept pace with modern improvements.
"The existing regulations evolved from those of
Spain have been remarkable in this age of
enigmatical mining laws for their simplicity
and clarity and for the well nigh impossibility
of a controversy on purely technical grounds."
Would that in this respect British Columbia
were as far behind the age as Mexico! In British Columbia, legislators have been so anxious
to keep iu sympathy with the age that they
have made the mining law more enigmatical
every year, and by multiplying amendments
have multiplied opportunities for "controversy
on purely technical grounds." For instance, the
new mining law came into force, we understood,
on the 24th of April. There was no beating of
drums nor blowing of trumpets. Quietly and,
insidiouslv it worked its wav into the mining
community and, like all pests, its presence was
hardly noted before its deadly work.had begun.
How is it that all claims staked Under the old
act after April 23rd are illegally held and yet
that except through the columns of the News
nothing of the new provisions was known
throughout the mining community? How is it
that till the end of May the luckless prospector
in Goat River district might locate under the
new law only to find that he could record only
under the old? This one fact, that a radical
change in the law, applying to a widely scattered population, came into force without any
intimation of its provisions to those most nearly
concerned, is sufficient to cover our legislators
with glory. They have amply vindicated British Columbia's superiority in civilization over
a country such as Mexico whose mining law can
only boast of simplicity and clarity.
The outsider's ideas about mining are, to put
it mildly, vague. They are usually derived from
the general notion that mineral conies out of
the earth, and from reading romances of the
gold fields. His own argument- about West
Kootenay is: "If you have such quantities of
silver,'why don't you turn some of it hito bullion and sell it ?" That time and capital are required to develop a quartz mining country never
seems to occur to him.    Truly what -with Cana--
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diair ignorance of mining and general seept icisui,
the indifference of British Columbia mossbacks,
who   run   the   government   and   represent   the
interests  of  the   province  in   Europe,   and the
tariff legislation and national sentiment which
prevents   much American capital from coming
in,..   West    Kootenay    has    had    a    hard    row
to   hoe.    But     things     are     changing.    West
Kooenay    is    becoming   too    tug    a    country
to     b"      neglected.        And      the     men     who
have-staid-with'-her  camps'for  ,ihe la.>t   1 ov o
years will soon reap the fruits of their patience
be they interested' in mines or real estate.    The
people in the camps in West Kootenay have been
reproached   for  devoting  too much   time  and
money to real estate and not  enough   to mines.
It is true that in a luiiiingcountry the attention
General   Founders.   Engineers.   Boiler   Makers,   and   Manufacturers   of   All
Classes of Machinery.    Sawmill and Marine Work a Socially.
Kendall Band Mill, B. C. Shingle Machines, Steam
Log Hauling Machines.
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Corner Alexander Street and Westminster Ave., VANCOUVER, B. 0.
of the capitalist is generally given tirst to the
mines aud afterwards to real estate; but in reality it makes but a small amount of difference
which proceeds the other. A mining town cannot exist without mines in its vicinity, and the
men who have at first developed their real estate must, eventually, to get their money back,
develop their mines.
The Balfour Trading Co.
A complete stock of merchandise and miners' supplies eon-
slantly on hand.    We make a specialty of Kn^hsh
*       goods of direct importation.
We have several very desirable lots in Half our for *ale.
The Nelson Exchange
nut!) stkki;t.
Mining STOCKS and PEOPEETIES  Negotiated.
Orders Taken  for Colorado  Mot*i%*.
A fractional extension of the "Ollie," which is an extension of the "Dandy."
Plasterers and Bricklayers
Will contract for all kinds of work, materials furnished
; and estimates given for work in any town
in Kootenay Lake country.
at Nelson and Pilot Bay or delivered at any point on the
lake in any sized quantities.   Address P. O. box 47, Nelson.
Contractors and Builders,
always on hand for store, tilt inp^. ilesks, tables, etc.
���Will contraci to cruel all kinds of liuiMingsand guarantee
satisfaction.    Shop: corner .Josephine ami BSiitl' sts.
Accommodation  for  Travelers at the  End of the
Slocan Trail.
Finest   Accommodations  in   the   Lake  Country;    Flega-nl
table.    Best of Liquors and Cigars, at. the Bar.
(A. M. Can. Soc. O. E.I
Victoria St.. \e\l Door lo Hotel Tliair, Vclsmi, It. ���'.
Plans furnished on amplication and estimates given free.
Corner Ward and Baker St reels.
Mirsie furnished for all occasions.
Barrister at Law,   Solicitor,   Notary Public, Etc.
Otliee, Victoria street,  Kamloops, B. C.
Corbould, McColl, Wilson & Elliot,
Barristers, Solicitors, etc.
OFFICK,  Lately M<tupied hy Boj^le &  Whalley,   Vernon
Slree.l. Nelson. B. < \
Physician, Surgeon, and Accoucheur.
Telephone t.">. Otliee:    Stanley and  Victoria Street:-.
C.   "W.    BUSK,
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PRO VIN GIA L -: - L A N D -:- S U R V E Y0 R,
BALFOUE,   B.   C.
' Telepho'n'e 'Conneel ion.
Liecnliale of the Loyal College ol   IMiysicians of -Ltunlon ;
Mein.t.��er of, the Loyal OoiL^e <��l Siir^eons. of Kuu'land.
Corner Silica and Ward St ��\".et's. Nelson.
Teh'lilione 10.
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lkro|>i'i('for and Manager.
Mining Brokers, Real Estate Agents
and Commission Brokers.
Oplions iilai u'orkin^ lioniU on j^ood jn-ospecls  uanlcd.
Teinpoi-ary olliec in Mel tonald's fnriiit ni-e store.
R. C. Campbell-Johnston
(of Swansea,  Ind.ia.  and  the  Cnited Stales.)
Properties reported' on. .All a-.-ays. undertaken. Furnaces 'and 'concentrating plant-- planned and erected.
Treat nienl for ores t^ive.n. Ores bought and sold. Box
T.'il,  Vancouver,  B. C    'terms  ea.sh.'
�� \  HOT SPRINGS NEWS:  AINSWOETH, B. 0., JUNE 1, 1892.  SALE   OF   TOWN   LOTS!  Columbia and Kootenay Railway Nav. Co.  This Company now Offers for Sale a Number of Choice Business or Residential  Lots on Easy Terms.   Rebate Given for Good Buildings on  BUSINESS     PROPERTY.  FOR PARTICULARS APPLY    -   -    F.   FLETCHER, LAND COMMISSIONER, NELSON, B. 0  KltllS   A   iikixkuu*.  Way back in the '50s I was tempoiarily handling the lines for the Kacraniotito Ovoiland  Stage company, and it. wasmer lots (if land, I  tellyou, for my'route tan through the roughest  section of the Sierra Xevadns. One night about  sunsct I was swinging along the rocky trail at a  pretty good pace, as 1 wanted to reach Rabbit  creek before dark, where we changed'horses and  got supper.  I had three passengers; all men, and for freight  carried a barrel of gin strapped on behind the  stage. There was gin for *' [ted Mike," who ran  a free-and-easy at the mining-camp at Kabhit  creek. .Suddenly my attention wa.s called by  one of the passengers to a novel raq<\which was  going on down the side of ������he {mountain between a miner and a grizzly bear, with tbe man  about 100 feet ahead running like a deet. But  the bear was gaining rapidly aud it seemed that  he had him Mire, when suddenly the'miner  turned and darted ������>iT in another direction.  The grizzly was slow in stopping, hut when ho  did get straightened, the way that he'annihilated space was a caution to catamounts.  Several times the miner played this trick, and  on eac|i occasion gained considerable ground in  one direct ion, but it could he seen he was rapidly tiring, and unless something happened the  h'-ar was dead sure to get him. We weie won-  during what we could do to help the poor fellow  when suddenly the leaders suielled the grizzlv.  Fliey snorted and pranced and started olT on a  dend run. I put on the brake1, aud it was all I  could do to stop them, and wouldn't have succeeded only the trail was up grade.  Well, when the horses made their jump the  barrel of gin broke loose from its fastenings  and went tearing down the mountain side to-  war i the man and bear, who were coming along  on a dead run. The man >a\v the barrel coming  and axoided it, but not so with i he grizzly, lie  Mood up on los bind legs and. reaching out his  fore paw-, grabbed it. The way that barrel  rolli-d   him  down  the mountain  would  make a  coyote laugh.  'Vlie i'mproinp'tn���������'���������journey was brought to a  sudden-'ending by an immense.boulder, against  which the hear and 'barrel rolled. The shock  separated t hem, and. strange to say, t he barrel  stobd-'riirhl side up w it h the head ..broken, in and  only a small port ion <d: the-'con'tents was spilled.  Tn >ay tin'"hear, w as -surprised w ntild -be putting  it dight. He tl.i'ought ie; had his quarry and.  wh'eh he discovered it was -only a barrel his lace  'took on at������. expression of hit elise disgust. How-  cv(!i', a.s is natural for "a bear, he began to lick  his shaggv coat, which had been sprinkled with  some  -of   the   gin.    -The   taste   was  apparently  . ���������a'Lrreeabhv as lm kept   nn   absorbing the   liquor  'with his   rough'   tongue until   the flavor disap-  .'.���������pi-ared.     Then he went over and smelled of the  barrel.    The inspection was undoubtedly 'highly  satisfactory, as ho inserted his snout and took a  sup, then lie took a good  long draught, and in  'less than half an  hour the bear was as drunk as  a lot d.  Wi>  watched   the   proceedings   with   interest,  a'nd after'we wei ������'sat istied the  bear  had   a jag  low n. tied him with ropes, drained  Well, he did draw  trade.    "Mike" gave him  a quart of whisky a dav, and after a  while he  became so docile that  his chain was removed.  After that he would sleep around the bar-room,  and when  one of the boys would come in and  ask the house to drink, the grizzly would walk  to the bar, stand on his hind  legs and want to  be served with a tincupfull of whisky.    He was  a  source of great  income, but. unfortunately,  being attacked with delirium tremens one day,  he  killed the  bartender and a miner with one  blow of his  powerful paw. and  ir   required 20  Winchesters and about   100 pounds ot lead to  erne him of his uncontrollable passion tor intoxicants.    HOUSE.  Co.  Real Estate and Mining Brokers,  Conveyancers.  AGREEMENTS OF ALU da  KINDS DRAWN  UP.  ' , (  KASLO,   IB'.   O-  A. A. McHNNON, Proprietor.  AINSWORTH.  Reopened for the season of 1892.   Refitted and retonished  throughout.  Strictly tirst-class in all its appointments.  ,  BREMNER &  AIX������WORTIl,-.B..���������.  KASLO LOTS EOE SALE  PACK AND SADDLE HORSES  FOR  HIRE.  Contracts taken for hanling ^^^^^^ ;  to and from mines in Hot Springs district.  ;  ". ���������-' '  ALL  TEAMING   WORK   UNDERTAKEN;  Agents    for   Wavies-Sayward     Sawmill    Company*  Lumber, Holdings, and  Shingles.  Telephone 96.    AXI)   WANTED.  B. H. LEE,  Notary rublic.  ornoE  Near Steamboat Landing.  HENUY ANDERSON,  Notary Pul)lic.  John L. Retallack.  Ho! For the Slooan Mines!  'I he undersigned  is prepared lo paek  supplies for wine  owners, miners, and prospectors  TO THE SLOCAlf MINES,  and to the urines on the headwaters and tributaries of  Kaslo and Schroder creeks. Saddle horses will at all .times  be in readiness for travelers hound for theeldorados tributary to Kaslo 't'ity. All orders left at Green Hrothers  stores at Kaslo Citv and Ainsworth will receive prompt  attention. HIGH SVleLKOD.  Kaslo City, R C., December 10th, 1SH1.     7  Anderson & Retallack,  Real Estate and Mining Brokers,  Conveyancers, Etc.  < i-owii Grants obtained for Mineral Claims.  Agents for Absentee Claim Owners.  tolled ions Made.  Correspondence Solicited.  Office in Townsite office. Sutton street, Ainsworth, B. C.  REINALH & SKINNER.  V  'S  AINSWORTH, B. C.  s.  \������  aaca  o  The above than.will contract for all kinds of carpenter  work. I'Mans and specifications fnrnisiicd on short notice.  All kinds of mining and mill work attended to.  HIElORY^T^ADAMS;"  ,.!,.. SIJU-AN.: MINKS, ,s_ by ^a>_ ol   KAMA)  JXJ  , -1TV       'irk iiii-.l siui'.llo Uorsw for the ronvcy-  trict in the spring.  AI$SW���������>KTII,   U. C.  Dru^s and Medicines. Wall Paper, P}}int8 and Oils,  'tobacco and Cigars, 1 ishing tackle,  on wo went down,  hit  BRE  KOOTENAY  LODGE.  R   & WATSON  Stationery, etc.  ���������No. 16,  I. 0. 0. F.  A. STOLBERG,  ASSAYER and CHEMIST,  AINSWORTH. 1-k C.  ,,' ��������� //1 v I  ��������� "H'-'l Mil<''" '''"' *UK ' a"        i   !    ������������m.V-,!s:   J. '������������������ M.U ���������'"���������^,1N-,V,VI .'J, ^rS    VW.1-W  > "���������������1^1-   f^^AoM^^oA hotel.  (trunkon t^ri/./.l\' to  chained   him  up m >   kept him as a curiosity lo draw  trade  Uodson, ^^; J  '   -.'inVit^l to attend,  members cordiall> no m  I J  \i  .   1  i  JM  \     ,1  '���������> lMfi?  j j -������" *  ,   1.   ^   ^rf  7,<S^  ! -   '^s  ate 'Li J    . S3 E*  # * " ~^>mmm  ���������M  ���������m  *   i  !   i HOT SPEDTGS HEWS;  AIKSWOBTH,  B. C, JUKE 1, 1892.  %  1 o  Wright Street,  AIIMSWORT.  Front Street,  KASLO CITY,  jde.ajLiIeirs iisr  Miners' Supplies, Iron and Steel, Hardware, Groceries, Provisions, Boots and Shoes,  Dry Goods, Clothing, Men's Furnishings, Etc., Etc.  ������  7  i  't-rt j  ft 7"-  '"'  ���������wis   .  '8I   7,     ���������  * ,,  j* ������  if,  '���������   o-  i'    i  !  Our branch store at Kaslo City is the place at which Prospectors and Miners bound for the Kaslo Creek  and Slocan Lake mines should purchase supples, in order to save transportation charges.  LOCAL   AM>   PERSONAL.  During May 140 Miner's License's were issued  at Ainsworth.  Born at Ainsworth May 30fch to the wife of  Mrs. Ch'as. Whet en a boy.  Supplies can now be packed to the Skyline.  Breumer & Watson sent up their first loads this  week.  R. E. Gosnell, associate editor of The Com-  rnercial, Winnipeg, with headquarters at Vancouver, has spent some little-tiine at'various  points along the lake in the interest of his  business.,  It is reported , that another shnte of high  grade ore has Been struck in the south drift on  the\200 level at the $kylinp. A chance for a bet:  Which will, be the first producing mine, the  Silver King or the Skyline?"  /The Townsite Co. are how constructing a deep  box drain from the waggon road to the foot of  Sutton street. This will be of great service,  especially in spring time when the melting snows  send a torrent of water down our streets.  Walter B. M. Davidson, F.G.S., A/R.S.M.,  London, England, last week made a close examination of the mineral deposits of this camp.  Mr. Davidson is more than satisfied with the  result of development work done and is very  sanguine of a bright future for the country.  N. A. Parent, the well-known mining rustler,  has returned from Quebec. Mr. Parent says  that the people of that section are slow to move  in iliining matters, but are awakened to the  fact that the great mineral deposits of British  Columbia afford opportunities for the rapid acquisition of wealth,-unobtainable on the shores  of the St. Lawrence.  M. Wallace, the superintendent of the Neosho  mine has returned from Seattle, and announces  that as soon as the wagon-road is completed to  the mine machinery will be placed in position  and work resumed. Mr. Wallace has laid out  the road and has let a contract for construction.  Dan Clarke, the coil tractor, Js at work with a  force of men. He has 80 days in which to complete his work.  Thursday was the roughest day we have  experienced this season on the lake. Half a gale  was blowing from the southward and it was  thought that the Nelson would have some difficulty in making a landing*. Under.'Capt. .Mc-  Alphine's  skilftiil    handling  however*  she- was  quickly tied up to the end of the new breakwater  and passangers and freight were t ran fer red  without difficulty.  Judge Bond and captain Clarice of Seattle  have been staying here a few days, en route to  the Slocan, where the former geatleman holds  options on several prospects. The judge, as a  mining man of long experience, expresses himself as of the opinion that the best- market for  our silver-lead ores will be found at home, and  that there is no reason why the mining and  local smelting of the high grade silver-lead ores  of Kootenav lake should not he a financial  success.  Alec McLeod, was married on J tine 1st hy the  rev. mr. Rogers to miss Temniie Harmon of the  Bluebell. The ceremony was performed at the  home of the bride, in the presence of a number of old friends and well-wishers of the contracting parties. The wedding gifts \vt������re numerous and costly. At the conclusion <>f the  ceremony the guests sat down to a capital supper  after which a most enjoyable time was spent m  social games and merry making which lasted until the small hours of the morning. All the hoys  unite in wishing "good luck" to mr. and 'mrs.  Alec McLeod.  Sparks from the United's smoke stack set lire  to the surrounding dry timber, and spreading.  burned out the bridge across the creek as well  as some 300 feet of cribbing. The lire is still  smouldering, but it is hoped that the present  wet weather will extinguish it, as some of the  most yaluable tit n tier in the camp 1 ines hes i11  its course. Dr. Campbell arid his men did all  they could to get the fire under cootrol, the  doctor exemplifying in his own person the  beautiful poem of "The Boy '.Stood- on the  Burning Bridge;" but on ;the*..stringers' giving  way concluded that, if he stood there his bag-',  gage would be checked; for a warmer place than  Troy. It is to be hoped that the damage will  bt* repairedas quickly as possible, the road  being now rendered impassable to wagons at a  time" when supplies are needed on the hill,  MISEKAfi; CLAIMS' UfiCOIUJfEI* AX������" TKA\Si<i:KKKI>'',..  AT  AINSWORTH.  HOT SPRINGS' DISTRICT.  The Beaver���������Situate near the Number Oik; mine, and  being a south extension of the E. W. R. mineral claim.  Located June "2nd..   James Kminons, locator,  '������������������.������������������   TRANSFERS.  Ernest.-Harrop'to .lose])')) StrietbOne thin! interest in  the Elh-n, Hot Springs camp.   'Consideration. ������1.  N. Parent to P. P. Hull of Quebec One sixteenth interest  in the Ajax, Hot Springs camp.   Consideration, ������300.  X. Parent to Alfred Hall of Quebec One .sixteenth interest in the Ajax, Hot Springs camp.   CouHkleration, i������500.  N. Parent!o William C. J. C. Hull of Quebec���������One sixteenth interest in the Laurier; Hot Springs camp. Consideration, S&R  N. Parent to Peter Patterson Hall of Quebec- One ssxr  teenjh interest in the Ajax, Hot Springs camp. ������."><iu and  other valuable considerations.  FOR SALE  A half interest in th bar of the Ainsworth hoiis-e as AiiW-  worth and the whole of the furniture, etc.,,pf that hotel is  for sale, including 5a cords of wood, la tons of ice. and 100  chickens. The hotel lias K> bmi-roon.s and is doing a business of $7.5 a day; the bar i.������. doing a business of Jjylo a day.  Price, ������2100 cash. Apply to, Thomas Trenery on the prcne  f ises,(1or to Houston & Ink. Nelson.  dTssolmtion notices.  Notice is hereby given that the partncr&hip heretofore  subsisting bet ween us, the undersigned Michael J. Brown  and John M. Yates, carrying on business as botelkeejM'rs  at Nelson, in the, district or  West Kootenay. province of  British Columbia, under the name style and firm of Brown  & Yates,-, has been dissolved by mutual consent as and  from the 17th day of May, A. 1)..' 1HS12.   All debts owing the  .-aid  partnership are to be paid to Michael, J. Brown at  Nelson aforesaid, and' all claim*- against the *vnid partner  ship are al-*o to be presented to said  Brown by  whom the  same will be settled.  Dated the 18th dav of Mav, A. 1). 1SJ-J.    '  Witness: '      MICHAEL J.  HKtlWX,  (\ XV. (1ukf.ni.kn. JOHN   M.   YATES.  The copartnership beret otur<-exiting bet ween the undta"  sig-ued, under the tirm nauu'of Henry vV  Adam^, condtici-  ing bu^ine^ ib druggist ���������* nt Aiti-unrtb, H. i\, i< !hi< (lay  dissolved by mutual cotiM-nt.    All account1- due  tin* firm  a.r(; payable to dr. J. Hcju'.v. whu iissiamis liabilities.  :. :, Witness:, ������������������ . l)n. J-.f..'H.'ENlt Y/  .   AtKkHi) Stalbkro.  '7. ; ,:". -r.;:>."-'- E... 'J'.- Ai i-A MS7 :  , Tin.; 'copariuershi'p 'heretofore   existing between the urn  "dersigne'd, under tlie  tinn.-name -of Brown  ^   Evans,, as  proprietors'of, the llaif-Way  Hot������st\  Slocan   Biv<������r trail.  is (tissolved ���������.freVm and after  this dat<:v   :A11. accoj'uds due  the firm are parable toCharles  Ihown,������������������who will pav all  ('HAkLEs  BBOWN,  debts.  Nelson. 1st J vim?, I8i*2.  H.  K. EVANS.  FOR   SALE.  .Lot.,.'otliee-'and  ol'fi������'*e;.ti,xt ores,   in   Ainsworrh. 'cent rally.'  ���������located'a?jd suitable, for real estate agent.' ������������������*���������'--.-'.  BtHiLE '-&   VYH ALLEY,  Miner Ohlce. Nclson7i^.C.  A  f&t  'C -.'.^ tf.1*^',"-y^'���������'<������������������ r������>  ���������^  ^^^^S^S^^A^i^  :\ s?0  Notice is herel'> g.ie������.-n fliat a>se-^sed and  provincial icv  ���������i:inii.' .taxes, 'for !>'.*���������_', arc- \mw\ duo  and pa va Lie al mv otliee.  Nelson.. 7 1." I L (; 1 YV\ N;  N'olso  !i, {���������Vbj,,ii;-rv lit! h, \^V'i.  \ ^ ,<..,^<ll> and odlector.  Tbi's,-Townsite is now being cleared and surveyed, and will be placed on the  market as early in June as the work can be completed.  a  WILL ACT AS RESIDENT AGENT.


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