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 ^\  /  NUMBER 8.  AINSWOETH, BBITISH  COLUMBIA,  OOTOBER 31, 1891.  TEH CENT8  ^  WHAT   WILL   BE   HI*   FATE?  The fates are not dealing as kindly with sir  Hector Langevin as they did with his late chief.  The admirers of sir John Macdonakl were spared  ttie grief of seeing the nimbus with which they  had encircled him during life deprived of a  single ray at the supreme moment. Sir Hector  Langevin has to face political, if not personal,  disgrace just when the prize he long coveted was  within grasp, and how there is none so poor to  do him reverence. Fallen as he is, he is an example of what steady plodding and force of  character can accomplish with average ability.  For 40 years fee has hee.n in public life in one  capacity or another, as alderman, as mayor, as  member of parliament, and .as- minister. In  none did he achieve any reputation, but in all  he managed to convey the impression that he  was exceedingly useful. By seizing a propitious  moment, he became leader of the French wing  in the house of commons.. As soon as sir George  Cartier was lowered into the grave, his lieutenant caused a hurried and informal meeting to be  held, and himself to be nominated in that statesman's place; it was a clever stroke: there was  no one else suggested and he was elected. There  were murmerings after, but the accomplished  fact luvd to be accepted,-and until the present  revelations sir Hector Was looked upon as the  legitimate heir of the late first minister. A better foil to sir John A. Macdonnld could not h-five  been Selected. They were theoppositesin everything except in the opinion that the ends, justified the means. 'Sir John " was essentially  original and witty, sir Hector was commonplace.  In one was the spirit of Ariel, in the other the  ponderous sagacity of lord Thurlow, of'whom it  was said, no one could he as wise as lord Thurlow  looked. But sir John had this defect that lie  could not resist being prolific in promises, and his utterances were, consequently,  not     alwavs     taken     seriously,    whereas     sit"  ���������  ���������  Hector bad the reputation, especially valuable in a politician, of never giving his word  without intending to keep it. Without any  wrsonal magnetism or oratorical power, sir  lector Langevin'-'was ..never,, popular*'������������������.'hut his  tenacity, his extreme carefulness and method;  and his long.service caused hi in to be looked  noon as an eminent Iv safe man, and the pattern  ot inspect ability, l<V>nd, like his predecessor,  sir George ('artier, of describing -his eothpat-  riots as Englishmen speaking French, he rather  i'-itltivated Anglo-Saxon solidity and phlegm.  And bis unrunied demeanor, squarely set figure,  immaculate frock coat and silk hat, and countenance clean shaven, save for an imperial goatee,  together with a '..manner combining the suavity  of the politician and the condescension of the  office holder, stamped him as a wary, resolute,  and successful man. Among t he mercurial  Frenchmen in the province of Quebec, he was  considered the personification of solidity, and  ���������the very qualities which prevented popularity,  gained for him respect : and in Ontario, the  sleek, dapper little Frenchman, with his mastery of detail and coldblooded precision, was  looked up<������n as the type of the wily plotting  Jesuit, and a source of strength .to.his equally  astute but '-more -rapt ivatingleader.  Now that sir Hector is deposed, what will he  do? He undoubtedly has strong claims-, and  there is a revulsion/of feeling in his favor, as  one who, if not more sinned against than sinning,--fell through excess 'of zeal, and .'chose to  fall alone. For, despite the' majority report, no  one'believes in its theory .of mild-eyed simplicity  arid guiltlessness on the part of tlie minister.  AVili'he insist on being given the lieutenant-governorship of his native'province, and seek some  solace in.the official tinsel'of that position? Or  will he. as a private in their ranks, strive to  fight his wav again to the front, against greater  odds than the late first minister had to meet  after the Pacific scandal?    Or will  he give up  1  politics, and in the practice of domestic virtues  seek to leave behind the old existence,  Forgetting, or never regretting; its roses,  lis old agitation of myrtles and roses.  Both to ministers and ex-ministers the question  is puzzling, but to the country, now that the 9  days' wonder is over, it is indifferent.  out ow* roiNTitv ok the states?  Totiik Editor:   It is something amusing to see how  persistent the citizens of the United States are in their at-  ____unpt to do good to British Columbia generally, the Kootenay district in particular. Your readers will remember a  bill being introduced to the provincial house, proposing to  grant power to build a railway connecting the mines with  the railways of the states. The promoters said, at that  time* they did not care so much for that line, but that they  meant that short line to be part of a trunk line through to  t he coast. No one believed them; I may say they did not  seriously ask to be believed. Their pul was withdrawn  when colonel Baker inserted a clause compelling the proposed company to commence construction at both ends,  and' to,, work continuously so till construction was  complete. Another bill, with less unreal pretense  about it, was unfortunate last year. Xow I see messrs.  Wilson, Wootton & Barnard advertise that their friends  will apply for a similar bill. This must be a wonderv for it  asks power to construct lines to several mines, existing, or  which may exist in the future, and to build branches in  any direction they please. This last clause means branches  into the United States,1 The plain, English of the whole is,  that a few gentlemen from the states mean to appropriate  our precious metals. It is to be hoped that our citizens  will look to their own interests, will see that these mines  are put in connection with our own people, so thatVic-  , toria and Vancouver merchants, British Columbia farmers  and lumbermen, and all such tradesmen, shall have the  Kootenay market instead of mr. Corbin's countrymen,  October 21st, 1891. MEKQATOR.  The above letter appears in the Victoria Colonist.   The notice referred to asks for power to  build acrailway from some point on Kootenay  lake (presumably Kaslo City, 12 miles north of  Ainsworth) to the Slocan district,, a dist&tiee of  25 miles in a north westerly direction.   The road,  if built, would not connect with any system of  railway in the United States, for the reason that  the district through which it would run is from  75 to KM) miles north of the boundary line.    The  road is intended to transport ore from the Slocan district to local smelters on Kootenay lake.  But supposing it was the intention of the promoters^) build a road that would connect with  mr.  Corbin's or some other American system,  would not Victoria and Vancouver then have  direct   connections   with   tlie   Kootenay Lake  country by way of Westminister and Seattle?  Oi\ are the business men of Victoria and Vancouver so attached to the Canadian Pacific that  they would rather be shut off from the Kootenay Lake country 6 months in the year than  have communication all the year by a route a  portion of which is ..on American roads?   If we  mistake not,  the   merchants of Victoria   and  Vancouver get a large share of their merchandise from  eastern  Can a d ian  poi n ts by routes  portions of which are on American soil?   If so,  why .should the people of the mining eamps in  Kootenay  be   denied   transportation   facilities  granted  the people of eastern Canada?    Why  should the  Kootenay Lake section  be denied  what is accorded other sections of Canada, that  is, railway connection with the United States?  The people of Victoria and Vancouver, if the  Colonist letter-writer voices their opinions, are  interfering in a matter purely local: an interference   at    once    unneighborly   and    narrow-  minded.  A  -Toncentralor for  the Tarn O'Shantcr.  W. 11. Irwin of Montreal, after taking a look  at the Tarn O'Shantcr and several other claims  in which his company (the Montreal & Kootenay Mining Company, Limited) is interested,  left for home this week, going out by way of  Bonner's Ferry.. Mr. Irwin's firm are the owners  of the 'asbestos mines in Quebec, and are more  or less interested in other mining enterprises.  He claims there will be no trouble in securing  capital to develop this section, once its mines  begin to make an output. A shipment of ore  will be made this fall from the Tarn O'Shantcr  to the smelter at Tacoma, andjnr. Irwin stated  that a concentrator would more than likely be  erected on the property in the spring.  'to  MAID   8   DETHItOSED.  <f   3  At Stockton, California, on the 20th, Charles^  Marvin, who has charge of Lei and Stanford's  stable of trotting horses, drove Sunol a mile in  the record breaking time of 2.G8J,   The following is an account of this race against time:  Marvin did not like the wind that was blowing up to noon and said that he would not  start Sunol unless the wind died out. He was  urged to make the attempt as the day was warm  and the track fast, and at 4 o'clock he concluded  to bring Sunol out, as the wind had gone down.  He jogged her for 3 miles and she seemed to feel  just right. The track was rolled for the attempt  and Sunol was driven out for the start just before 5 o'clock. A double set of timers had been  kept busy during the other racing, and 0 watches  were held on Sunol, so there could he no question about the record. The mare had been,  driven 4 miles,-one rather fast, when she was  found ready for the event of her life. Tim  O'Brien of the Palo Alto stables, was stationed 4, ^���������,,  at the half mile pole to accompany Sunol to the ^  finish, but she went alone the first half mile*  M  :m  t <rim  '<,*&  , * '*3S9W  li ,^,is^&  #-\1������  Marvin nodded for the word at the first attempt/,   14^  President Shippe shouted "Go 1" and Sunol went      >v   -  out to win  the record that Marvin has been      ,v  working for so long.   Sunol was guided along;  iust inside the center of the track, which hm       ,  been prepared for her and  Marvin cautioned        ;  her withPhis0long drawn out "Who< to toep ?   U  her from becoming top excited.   She wenrto.  the quarter  polp, in  31| aridikeep on *������ ������f V.j&  wonderful stride to the half mile post in W flat*,  v .^  Here'Tim O'Brien came into the race with a *.,  ff  1*"./!'  The mare came around the turn faster  runner.     iue luaiccamv itiuvumiuc luruiftsj^i   -->'>;*H  than any?man on the grounds ever ^w a trotter ;;^|?  go, and reached the thr^erq-fiarter'postin'l^j'^cV'S  It was a great race against time as sfye came ';;/<;  down the stretch to the finish and the excited  timers shouted: "She's got it! She'll beatitl"  Sunol came home in a magniticient finish. Marvin had the race ana he encouraged the mare all  the while, calling on her, but did not use the  whip. Everybody shouted as she went under  the wire in 2:08J. It was the gamest finish ever  seen on the race track. Six timers compared  their watches and thOy Were exactly the same  ���������2:08J. There was ho watch on the grounds to  dispute the correctness of the record except to  make it faster by a quarter of a second. The  crowd yelled like a lot of crazy men, and cheer,  after cheer went up for Sunol and Marvin. Mar-  vm was greatly pleased at the result, but he  was quiet and had little to say. He said to a  reporter: "They will hammer at that figure for  a long time."  Mr. Stanford has received the following telegram from Robert Bonner of New York, who  is now tbe owner of Sunol: "I congratulate you  heartily on having obtained the record for the  fastest yearling, the fast est 2-year-old, t he fastest 3-year-old, the fastest 8-year-dld, the; fastest  4-year-old, the fastest 5-year-old, and the fastest  record ever made by a horse of any age. It is  really wonderful that one man should Iiave accomplished so much in breeding and developing  the horse, which wre ail love. Your success in  this line is a great thing for California. When  to it is added your magnificent gift of many  millions for the purpose of endowing a university for the training of young men for the duties  of .life."  Mr. Bonner is also the owner of Maud S,  whose best time is 2:08J.  Canadian Manufactured Hoisting Machinery.  The hoisting machinery for the Tenderfoot arrived from Toronto this week, the John Doty  Engine Company furnishing the plant. Everything is in readiness on the ground, and by  spring the owners of the Tenderfoot will know  something of the value of that property. The  shaft is'now down 70 feet.  The Price of Silver and Lead.  The latest New York quotation for silver was  96| cents and $4.55 for lead. o  HOT SPBINGS NEWS:  AINSWOETH, B. 0., OCTOBEE 31, 1891.  H. SE_OUS, J  P.  NOTARY PUBLIC:  lh,-  I la.  F  REAL ESTATE AND   MINES  CONVEYANGiNG^  ��������� 1;  "-ir *-  If/4 ���������   1 '  \0"-y~'  ft*?' r,j< >  nil.  Vf  '       <  ������   iTi'   !l       JJr- ...     L  Town lots, lands, and mining claims handled on commission.   Conveyancing documents drawn up.  Correspondence solicited.  Office:  Bo. 13 East Baker Street, NELSON, B. 0.  Haniber, Tfrynne, and Henshaw,  *  '       r ' '  'J  c '    O  : Eeal Estate, Mining Brokers,  AND  Insurance Agents.  Water Street,  VANCOUVER  West Baker Street,  NELSON.  W  Safe'** s"* A  -rP-  John Houston.  Charles H. Ink.  m^ :���������&, *  Houston & Ink,  ���������     *'    ' '     ,    BUY AND SELL .  Town Lots and Mineral Claims,  ,7  OX ���������0!I13-ISS20.\.  <5 Have now for sale 2 of the, best hotels in Nelson ; choice  n-\ev street corner and Ycrnon street inside lots; lots in  sworth; and mineral claim?; in Toad Mo;rnlain,,distric,t.  , , Ollice in Jfiher,, ISnf IrtSngr; Nelson, R. c.  &  K  i'<>  o  (3  E. J. MOWAT & CO.  Contractors and Builders,  SEASONED   LUMBER  always on hand for store ..fittings?, desks, tables, etc.  Will contract to erect all kinds of buildings iihd guarantee  satisfaction.. Shop: corner Josephine aril BbPF sts.  G__E^^W_l5si  Post office. Stores'-Nelson, .-B.'.'C. '  iW.'yVfn^  AND GENT'S' rUEKISHING GOODS.  ALSO,  FULL LINES OF  PATENT   M ED ICINES  Toilet Articles and Stationery.  CIGARS   AT   WHOLESALE   ONLY.  E. C. ARTHUR, ^t. D.   Physician, Surgeon, and Accoucheur,  1  Office:   Stanley Street.  WM.  H. WHTTTAKER,  Barrister at  Law,   Solicitor,   Notary .Public,  Etc.  Office, Victoria street, Kamloops, p. C.  NELSON SAWMILL GO.  Yard:  At end of Fliiiue in .\elson.  Mill: Two Miles South of Kelson.  Manufacture  LUMBER,  MOLDINGS,  SHINGLES.  The mill is now in thorough order  And Will Cut 20,000 Feet a Day.  Orders lor special-size'stuff will receive pi'ompt  ������ attciition.  ��������� The Kootenay Lake Saw-mill is  always ready for business. Lumber- good, bad, and indifferent - on  hand or made to order.  G. 0. BUCHANAN.  Nelson, January 15th.  -Sajrward  Sawmill Company  man ufactu imns OF  5  ARTHUR"'.__.  (A. M. Can. Soc. C. K.)  CIVIL EMIMEE AND AE0HITE0T,  tolsox ki f UriM .\r:i,so\9 i;. ���������.  OF KVKRY  DESCUIPTION.  . (DKLlVKltKI)  AT NELSON,'. AINSWOliTir,   <)\l   UAlAOVll).  BMCIvSSi:i������. '���������  Xo. 1 flooring, 4 iiu-li, per I\I   ....   .. fi'A2 00  No. 2        4i        <; inch,    ������������������"     ...*... ; "27 00  No. 1 ceiling, i inch,       "                ^ (Hi  No. 2        "���������      (J inch,       "  27 00  Hu^tie,                               "  27 <i0  Sclcot clear, 1)1),    ;        '*       .-..  4������(M).  No. 1 eoninion, I),            "     ......... '>���������">��������� 00  "        .1)1),          44  27 00  Bar and counter tops, clear, per foot ;  10  No. 1 common,'per M.^^        ?20 00  No. 2        4t "........   "ir, oo  Culls, "      . ;    12 00  Shingles,- " ;..     4;Vi  no!,8)!N(;s.  Bead, panel, crown, base, etc., etc., per foot 2|0:^lOc  iliills at a������il������l Buy, Koolt-iiay Lake.  S. C. Spalding,   .   .   .    Manager  K. I'. I*i:K__V,   4������?<'ii������ al \cEsoti.  I5iJB:>I\g;it A WATSON,   t-ciiis at Ainsn 0HI1.  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  DE.M.KHH IN  DRUG S  OIE3C __G IME X O -_5l X_ fc_������ _  PATENT MEDICINES,  TOILET ARTICLES, ETC.  WlHII.ES.tLE    l������K\I.I.ItS     IV     4'K;iUS.     KtYMOSI)  SK*4TIN4i   .1!i������'IIIM:s   IN   ST������H'K.  Cor. East Baker and Ward Streets.  BREMNER '& WATSON,  AI\h\V4>���������TII. B. ������'.  PACK ANP SADDLE HORSES  FOR  HIRE.  Contracts taken for hauling supplies, machinery, ore, etc.,  to and from mines in lint Springs district.  ALL  TEAMING  WORK   UNDERTAKEN.  Agents    Tor   Ilavies-lSay\var������I     Sawmill    Company ft  Lumber,  Holding, and   Shingle*.  HENRY & ADAMS,  PIONEER DRUG STORE,  Ai\swos-Tii, n. i\  Drugs and. Medicine*, Wall Paper, Paints ami Oils,  Tobacco and Pilars,  Fi^hint; Tackle,  Stationery, etc.  'j/X~'MELVILLE,'  COKTRAlDTol ' i-TI)  BTJILDER,  Plans, Kpecincaliofis, and eslitnat.es Cuniished for  .' all classes, of laiihiinijrs.  ;.;;-T.,A.: i^lL:LS, t^,.;  ���������'. l'IONKi:ti  ! PAINTER ANd  DECORATOR.  ;'. -\ddi*<ss ; , Nelson Motel.  j ,/    LE AN ^'PARKiN,:: : ;  "Plasterers and Bricklayers  ! , Will Contract for all Kinds..of Work.  Matcrhtls furni-hril   ami <���������'-! im;-*.ti*s- <_'i\-Cn mi   a]ij������ru-jiti<m.  .; A._v"ts for ihc^alc of LIMP.    ���������. ,  Atldro- ail <:o!uii)!i'��������� i'-;������ 1 ions hi Nd-nii. p. (.',  I F. B. HARPER,  : VIOLIN     TS_A.C3E_:___ __^;  ���������! \������:ls������.\, is. *.  !    Music furnished furd.nucis, |!;i rt irs, ;i nd rcrvpf ions.    Pcavc  j orders wit li (iilkcr \-. Wrijs, PostoMh-e store.  . " ' j  I LAND   NOTICE.  j Not ire is hereby u-ivrn lit;:! (Id da \- a tier da I <��������� I intend to  ! ajiply t<> the ehief cniuiais^ioiier of lan<l^an<l works for  I ])eiT,������ission to lea^e for eirilinu titolier I lie follow ini^ de-  | serihed land: Pe^iMnin^ a! a )m������|. inarked "soul heasl <*or-  I nor of <������. P. \\'i-;^hfs liiub.-r lease.'" neiir I \\<- t rail re. <!it ly  j built, up Sehrudt r <t.���������<���������!;, .-aid ;hM Ueini; .1 bout..'! miles frofii  1 t he niouth of Sehrod������-r rpoek, t henee runiiiuir west, alon'^  j said Seln-oder creek liJd ehains,, 1 hcn.r nori h >() ehains.  tlo-uee <'as| fouard Kooleo.-j.v lake lotM-Jjains. I hem-r* sonl li  to place of eommeneeiiien! ; eoulaininu; IlMm.i acres, more, or  ^is^- <������'. P. Wk'KiHT.  ,\msworUi, October'^2!id, iSid.  ^ HOT SPBDTGS NEWS:  ADTSWOBTH, B. C, OCTOBEE 31, 1891.  IMHlIMOtI   VOTERS*   OST.  The following is a revised and eoneeted list of  the  names   on   theDominion   voters' list  for-  Ainsworth  polling division of Yale - Kootenay  district;  ��������� ;V Name. Occupation.  1 Adaiii, Kdwiii Jaines .Tiader  2 Alexan������ier; l^)tenzo... Miner  3 Anderson, /Henry, ,"���������."'.. Agent  1  Anderson,   William    .Miner  5 Armstrong,,.Francis P.Packer  (P Bates;-Robert.   ,....-.'.',Miner  7  Beale, .(Edward Wv   -. i'ierk  H Beaton, Alex    .   ,   f.    Miner  0 Beaton. Malcolm Laborer  10 Backer. Kdwin \V Miner  11 Biav,  Kdwin Miner  12 Hrcitttier, David    Liveryman'  U* Brnwn, Krastus A Miner  11 Brown, (ieorge M Carpenter  15 Bryan, Arthur K A^sayer  10 Busk, Charles Westlev-CivilKngmecr  17 Busk. B. \V _\Trader  1-S Cameron, James Miner   ,  10 Cameron, Alfred Miner  20 Cameron, Alexander.   Miner  21 Casley, Henry........ Miner  22 Cayzer, Thomas Clerk  2H .Chihey, Charles Miner ���������,,  24 (Wide, H. A Engineer  25 Cockle, J. \V Taxidermist,  2u ('ollison, John  Millhand  27  CnniHip, Charles C  ... Miner  2S Cooper.  William. Carpenter  !_������ Cummings. Samuel... Miner  ���������JO* Davies. Thomas .1. ....Farmer  HI   Devlin, Dennis ', ..Miner  H2  Devlin, Thomas....... Miner  HH  Duchesne, John Logger  31 Fiiiiilay, Archibald Miner  H5 Findlay, H.,(J ......Miner  HO Fitch, Frank L ",. ,Cai penter  ^Fletcher,Archibald M.Clerk  HS- Fletcher, Josiab:  Trader  #> Flint, F. W..: Innkeeper  10 Fort In, Joseph ... T. T:. Logger ,     \  41,  Franks, Frank Logger  42 (lallop.  Richard...... .Imikeeper  ���������1H (iallop, William Miner  41  Gannon,  Patrick...... Butcher  45 Gates. John \i Laborer  40 Gibson,   William Miner  17  Gill, John Miner  IS  Green, JSatnuel H Trader  40  Green,. Robert F Trader  50 Green, Benjamin    Gentleman  51 1 larrup.'. Ernest Clerk  52. Heap/Ji^-ank'^V^v-^-^^^rfc;;,  5H   llcnrv, John  IL. iv.'.. . .M. j). " "  51   Hughes. Andrew......Painter ;  55 Jackson, Henry P.       .iMiiver  f>0 .Jardine, Andrew ,... .������������������:��������� Miner      /^"^^^  57 Jardine, Archibakl.,. /Miner  58 .larvis, Is W..:..,...   Miner  50 ''Kane, George T.. ,....   Millwright  W)   Kane. V'David C ., ... . .Laborer  01 Keunec,   Wellington .. Minei'  02 Kinney, AN'..-   ...:..: Miner  MW  l.aml/(Jcorge. .. t .. . ..Trader  01  Iveudrum. Thomas J.';;������������������ Mining  Recorder;:.  (m   Lett, Peter: ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������   .';,.: ! .Miner  (Mi   Lovett.   Sainuel  . . .   . .Miner  07   Matthews,   ft. 1\,   ... . Laborer  OS   Montrenil.  Ivugene. . . . Minor  00'Morrison.,   M unlock..   .Miner  70   Muhn.'Thomas'.   ...... Miner  ' 71.'-.Slr'Donald. James- ������������������������������������-C-arpen-t-er  ?_:. McDonald, lb K. .M.iner  7*>   Mr Donald, John        .   Miner  ,71   McDonald. Daniel.     .   Miner   .  75   McDougall. I .high Miner  70 Me(i'<������\ ci u, Thomas..  Miner  77   McGnigan. John  (,L . .'���������'.���������Contractor.  ���������7S . Mid'nt������'������sh.   Kindlay . ..    Teamster  7S>   Mr-Kay,   Adam     .... Innkeeper  ��������� S(l' McKe;0i, (Iran!   11 Carpenter  SI    MrKen/ie.   (J eorge .... Logger  ������������������S2 Mc'Kinuon,   A ngyis. .;. Innkeeper .  S:i McLeod, lvodorie'k. ... . Innkeeper  S{ McLeod, 'Alexauder.sr. Miner.  S5 McLeod.. Alexander,jr-.-Mincr  SI*. McLeod, Kenneth Miner  ST McLeod,  Hugh. . .     . ..Miner  ��������� SS McMurra-v-,Thomas. . .Logger  SO McNeil. John. . Innkeeper  <H) McNeil, John. '.Logger  1)1 Nagle, (J. B Farmer  U2 Xesbitt. Joseph A Miner  OH Gates. John     Butcher  Name. Occupation.  94 Papworth, W. V Miner  95. Pascoe,  VVilliam Miner  A   SIR*: IIKE  FOR  SViliE  BITES.  i  96 Pascoe, Thomas  97 Proctor, Thomas....  98 Retallack, 'John L...  99 Roberts, A. L   100 Roche, Edmund B...  101 Sanders,  William..,  102 Sandon, John   10H Saunders, John   104 Shaw, Thomas G...  105 Spratt, John   100 Starke, John E   107 Stieksmith, John   ���������108 Swift, Joseph   10^1 Tegart, Edward   110 Thomas,  William...  111 Tourigny, Hector...  112 Trenerv* Thomas   1M Van Merkirk, C   111  Watson, John   115  Whalcn, ArJ   110 Wheten, Charles....  117 Wilson, Arthur M...  118 Yuill, Robert   Miner  .. Miner  . - Agent  . .Laborer  ., Miner  . .Trader  . .Farmer  . .Mechanic  . .Miner  . Laborer  . .Miner  .. Carpenter  . .Carpenter  . .Miner  . .Trader  . .Miner  . .Innkeeper  . .Miner  . .Liveryman  . .Miner  ..Calker  . .Miner  ..Miner  w  ^  V  A J>arln������: ExiH'riiiM'iit I!tisuccessful.  The most dangerous experiment ever witnessed at Portsmouth, England, where danger-  our experiments are of almost daily occurrence,  was effected on the 21st under the, auspices of  the admiralty officials. Naval and military ex-  perts have long been at work designing a boom  that would be proof against the rushes of torpedo boats, and which could be relied upon to  protect rivers and narrow-mouthed harbors from  the ranges of torpedo fleets in case of war. It  was believed that sOeh protection had been devised and the invention was tested on the 21st.  It consisted of a boom thickly studded on its  surface with formidable steel "spikes, together  with a 7-iuch steel hawser stretched taut; overhead at the hack.' Torpedo lieutenant.Sturdee,  who had disapproved of the plans,6offered to  prove the correctness of his assertion, that the  device would not,afford the protection clesired.  He guaranteed that he would either^ jump or  force the boom, and he finally Obtained permis-0  sion to make the attempt. A swift torpedo boat  was loaned him for the experiment. Upon it he  built a massive arched superstructure extending  from bow to stern intended to raise and support  the boom with its overhanging hawser. Four  seamen volunteered to accompany the daring  lieutenant. The lives of all concerned were  specially insured for the benefit of their families  ������������������by order, of the admiralty, whose experts believed that the attempt of lieutenant Sturdee  was almost certain death. The importance  of the" ���������ex'peiument as a means of making an  ���������'actual'.'test ���������of.''the availability of this means  of defence, alone justified the risk in the eyes of  the officials. The boom having been adjusted  across the inputh of the harbor, the torpedo  boat started on its hazardous mission. The start  was made half a mile awav from the boom, and  a high rate of speed was attained as the obstruction was neared. At the last moment the lieutenant and his men rushed below and put down  the hatches. An instant later the boat running  at a speed of 19 knots struck the boom. The  concussion Was terrific, and all the occupants of  the craft were thrown so violently against the  sides of the boat that they, were partially bruised.  It seemed for a .second as though the expectations of lieutenant .Sturdee would he realized  and the boat, force its way through'the.boom.  She jumped'.nearly clear, but before she got  through the hawser caught her'and pressed her  against the big spikes of the boom, which held  her like a vice and tore'her bottom badly. The  'The seamen worked some time before she .could  be got free, then they started for the beach, but  the boat floundered before reaching'it,- the crew  being taken off by the boats from the shore.  There Was .much excitement among the spectators, and though lieutenant Sturdee's views had  been disproved, his bravery and that of his  companions was highly praised. The adiniralty  officials are greatly pleased with the proof of the  ��������� ���������efficiency of the boom.  .! Gospel  Truth.  If vou tell a woman she is beautiful, whisper  it softly: for if the devil hears, he will echo it  many times.  ������_4BM*  John Nichols, who recently arrived at Jamestown, North Dakota, with 5000 hea������>cif sheep,  which he and his drivers brought through the  Bad Lands, kept a diary of each day's incidents  of the trip. The journey through th? Bad Lands  was crowded with noteworthy event*, and to  the lover of natural history was dt-.-h *?dly inter-  estiuer.    In the Bad Lands nature seems to have  left evidences of some of her queerest creations.  The entire country between the Missouri river  and the Rocky mountains, from beyond   the  Canadian line to Texas, is said, by geologists, to  have been the bed of some ancient sea, that-  stood long after the elevated mountains and  hills on either side appeared.   In this sea and  on the shores were crowded the animal ������������*<������j  that period, and in the slime of the ocean bed  have been preserved the remains of the most  curious and gigantic specimens of ancient species  of fish, reptile and higher animals.   In this curious,  and to the ordinary glance, uninviting  country,  mr. Nichols,  his assistants, and  his  "silly" sheep spent several weeks, and in ail over  3 months on the drive.   Some of the most astonishing skeletons of sea and land animals were  often seen, such as snails 10 inches across the  shell and perfect in form, oysters and elaiur  whose shells were 2 feet long and thick in pror  portion.   The remains of an ancient hzard������0V;  feet long was seen lying in a bank andfossjis, OX  .  all description were coutinnally to he found.   A; .^.^  small collection was made by mr. Nichols, but  wagon loads of interesting structures could have  been obtained. . ,   j'  Soon after starting on the sheep dr^ve rattlesnakes became troublesome and began to attach,  the sheep.   The snakes were found everywhere,  in open places, near rocks and along the trail in  any locality.   Nine sheep were lost hy being  bitten by the reptiles and 50 bitten. Mr; Nichdte .  tried various  remedies to save the  poisoned r  sheep, but not until he hit upon the application  of kerosene and witcEdiazel did hej succeed:.m   .  saving any.    After trying the coal oil remedv h| -  lost only one and saved numbers.   The rapiclity ^  with  which  the  venom   frohi a, ;rattier ..ta-k^s*'*.'*&m&  sheep, which swung its head suddenly upward  and carried with it the snake whose fangs were  too embedded to be loosened. ' One of the assistants promptly killed the snake, and th#  bitten animal was timed to see how long it  would survive. The sheep went about 50 feet  and laid down. In 5 minutes it was swollen as  tight as the skin would stretch, the head puffing  and swelling out to a great size, and the animal,  choking and turning purple. The skin on the  forehead was opened and a liberal application of  oil and witch-hazel poured in and the aperture  saturated with the mixture. Immediately the  sheep began vomiting a greenish and frothy  matter. The, animal, within 15 minutes, wa������  nearly double its natural size, and appeared to  sustain great suffering. It was placed in the  wagon and the flock moved on. Instead of  dying, as it was expected, the sheep survived its  ordeal, and is alive and well with the band ,  today. Mr. Nichols believes that his remedy is  practically a cure for poison from snake bites, as  it was repeatedly tried with success.  Lucky Find.  A gold quartz nugget of the value of $MO0 was  found on the 12th lying on the hedrock in the  .Washington, mine at Iowa Hill, Placer county,  California. It had lain there for a long time  and many people had walked'oyer it. Experts  say it is one of the handsomest nuggets ever  found in the state.  m  _*flS  Henry Anderson. .  Notary Public.  John L. Retallack.  Anderson & Retallack,  Real Estate and Mining Brokers,  Conveyancers, Etc.  Crown Grants obtained for Mineral Claims.  Agents for Absentee'Claim Owners.  Collections Made.  Correspondence Solicited.  Office in Townsite office. Sutton street, Ainsworth, B. C. 4  HOT SPRINGS NEWS:  ADTSWOBTH, B. C., OCTOBEB 31. 1891.  (*> ,  ,f1^*r  Rf/. -,  WSk "'"'"'' ", *a''''  pin*' f{j   ���������.  _*H������' *- *��������� i-,i  JET*' *ir  few.  ������y ������������������'���������������������������  _V> ���������  GIEGERICH  ?  Having Purchased the Stocks Carried by  The Lindsay Mercantile Co.  and Fletcher & Co.  is prepared to supply Prospectors, Mining Companies, and the General Trade with  everything in the line of  MINING AND MINERS' SUPPLIES,  Groceries, Provisions, Hardware, Tinware, Clothing, Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, etc.   The stock carried will  ������������������ be sold at Low Prices and on Favorable Terms.  ___.C_K___I_Sr_r  ZETO-R,   G!-_I___3Sr_?  PO"WDER  (The best powder made for use in mines.)  c o ___:_p___._sr"ir.  Corner Wright and Sutton Streets,  <In building lately occupied by Fletcher A Co.)  _____ __I____L_  P*~*kr ^ - *  A^\ _ n  HIXERAL CLAIMS RECORDED AM> TRANSFERRED  \ .!*  " AT AINSWORTU, HOT SPRINGS DISTRICT.  Thursday, October 22nd.���������The King:, situate about V of a  mile north of Fry creek on the east shore of Kootenay lake;  Henry Cody and T. C. Wells locators.  Monday, Cetober 20th.���������The Doctor, situate about 5 miles  west of Kootenay lake and about J of a mile north of Coffee  creek, being a northerly extension of the Neosho; F.'H.  Coe locator. The Rattler, situate about 3 miles west of  Kootenay lake, running parallel with and-.adjoining the  east side line of the Neosho; M. W. Wallace locator.      , - BILLS GF SALE.    '  Friday, October 23rd.*���������Mrs. E. W. Uykert to Thomas  fiiTarks, an undivided. & interest in the E \V It, a southerly  extension of the Number One, Hot Springs camp; consideration ������2000. W. E. -Murray and M. Kenney to S. W. Hall,  air undivided _ interest in the Incentive, an undivided h  . interest ..in the Josephine, an undivided I interest in the  Isabella, an undivided i-interest in the Dawn of Day/and  ette Mining Company (troreign) under the Companies Act,  Part IV, liesrtstration of Foreign companies, and the Companies Act Amendment Act, 1889.  'Ihe objects for which the company is established are:  To explore, mine, mill, buy, sell, lease, bond, and. to do any  other necessary work for the development of mines which  the company now owns or may hereafter acquire.  The amount of the capital stock of the said company is  five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) divided into live  hundred thousand shares <30U,000) at the par value of $1 per  share, fully paid up and non-assessable.  The term of existence of the said company is 5t) years.  The place of business of the said company is located at  Ainsworth, province of British Columbia.  In testimony whereof I have hereto set my  , * __...        hand and "affixed my sea! of of Hoc, this  ( \    ~2Sth~day of September. 1SUL at thA city of  -(     L. S.     >       Victoria, in the province of British Col-  l , ;   ;,  umbia. C. J. LEGGATT,  v r ' Registrar of joiitt, stock companies.  NOTICE.  Bv virtue of warrant, of execution issued out of the   ...     _.-.    ,~.������      ������f ,        I*-...     .  (     il... _/'������������������        . *     M ,  1. .  N  W\ GKlsMOIt ALLAN, deputy sheriif.  clson, B. C., OcLobcr 23rd, _������*!.  NOTICE.  SUMMONS.  1 K. E. Le  y   vs.,  Lemon  .   ���������      _r>..._r>-_.<.^<T   , w__>%������%._ ������-V������l. V/UUIV1 _.    .        _.    UIDV/ll l/Kt        ������^'. _    ������  Coons an undivided i interest in the Hope, situate in Hot  Springs camp; consideration ������5000.  -LOCAL   AMD   PERSON AL.  British Columbia, __=____-  Couhtj'Court Of Kootenay,   ' ' - f       ������*,. ,  Holcien at Nelson, 5th October, 1891. J Nelson Hiopclle.  The defendant is notified.that a default summons, herein,  for $107.85 was issued 3rd August 1801, but was not served  owing to defendant's absence, and that substituted service  is ordered by his honor judge Crease, by this notice in the  Spokane Hcview, and that the defendant is culled upon to  appear to the said summons within 14 days from the date  or this publication, and that in default thereof, judgment  may be signed against him.  A. G. SMITH, of Nelson, B. C, plaintiff's solicitor.  Bill and Jack Hennessy, who have made a small cleanup  on Slocan district claims, left Ainsworth this week for their  home at Minneapolis,''where they will spend the winter.  Bob Green, manager of the telephone central Office, is  becoming an expert electrician���������almost as expert as the  president of the company at Nelson.  Nothing has yet been heard of E. A. Bielenberg and his  partner, who started for the Slocan district 3 weeks ago by  way of the Skyline mine.  Work has been temporarily suspended on the Number  One, manager Campbell giving as a reason that his com-.  Eany vare considering a proposition to resume w^ork on the  imted../;.  Mike Schick and his partner, who arrived from Slocan  district on Friday, say there is no snow where the discoveries have been made, and but little on the divide. Thcv  report-40 to 60 men in the new camp. '  WARNING   NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that I am the owner of an .undivided'one-sixth Interest in the-mineral-claims Washington  and I C, situate������in thc-Slocati district and recorded at Ncl-.  son in the names of YY11 Ham Lynch., and M. Kinney. AH  persons are hereby warned against purchasing the interest  in said claims recorded in the name of M. Kinney, pending  litigation. W.K.MUKUAV.  Ainsworth, B.C., October ltth, 1801.  Jeartette Mining Company (Foreign).  Registered the 28th day of September, 1801.  CERTIFICATE OF REGtSTKA'trON.  This is to certify that I have this day registered the Joan  APPLICATION   FOR   WATER   RIGHT.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after date. I intend to  apply to the assist ant coin missioner of lands and works for  West Kootenay district for'permission to divert for a.term  of 00 years 1(K) inches of water from a small stream known  as Bear creek, at a point 40 chain's northwest of the northwest corner of ..'my- preemption (lot 2oS), thence following  the natural course of the creek -so.u't'heasteHy to the west  line of my preemption, thence across said preemption to  the. site of "Kaslo City," now being platted, and to -such'  points as Will be required for the use of the inhabitants of  said city for domestic, agricultural, manufacturing, lire  protection, and all other purposes for which water is generally used by a community. G'KOKUK T. KAXK.  Kaslo, September 21st. J8;>1.  j. By virtue of warrant of execution issued out of, the  ; county court of \W*t Kootenay. at the suit of Wil.son &  I Perdue, butchers, of Nelson for the.sum of 8172 and costs? of  1 execution; against William A. Finger of Nelson, 1 have  j .seized the property of the said William A. Flager as fol-  i   lows, viz:  I The steamboat Idaho, together with all fixtures, fittings.  { and appliances appurtenant thereto; all of which'I rdiuu  sell by public auction at the Nelson house. Nelson. H��������� C,  ' on Monday, the 2nd day of November, l*Of, at 11 o'clock A.  i M., unless the amount, with all further costs, clmrgos,  ,   sberitr's fees, poundage, etc., is sooner paid.  W.  IJKSNKB   ALLAN, dcpuivsheriir;  Nelson, B. C., October 23rd, IS5M.  ^NOTICE.  By virtue of a warrant of execution issued out of the  county court of West   Koutenay, <\\ the suit of Itohcrt K.  Lemon of NcImui. against William A. Flager of Nelson, for  ;    th(^ !>uin of $211.!)."* and ������.���������*>?,(s of execution, 1 has c seized the  jirbpcrty of-the .S'.iif.l U'illmm A. Fiagcr as follows, viz:     .  Thcvsteatnhoat Idaho, together with all fixtures. tiuing&  i    and apjdisuices api������urtcnaut  thereto: all <jT which I shall  !   sell by puldic auction at   t he NelsotJ house. Nelson. B. C.,  .i','' on Monday, the 2nd day of Xovemhcr, IKItl, at 11 o'clock, A.  , M.,  unless the ���������'.amount;'w-i'fh. all further'costs, charges,.  '������������������   sheritT's fees,-poundage* etc., is sooner paid.  W. GK'SNK-U ALLAN, deputy sheriff."  "j       Nelson, B. C., October _3rd, .LSM. ���������  LAND   NOTICE.  Notice is hereby'given that (K) days after <late .we intend  ]������������������ to apply to the chief coimniKsioncr of land's ahdvvorks for  .permission to purchase the followingd-.e-scril>c<l lainl, sit ua.tc.  j on Seaton creek,'about 10 'miles cast from Sloenn'tako:  i    Co'mmeh'cing at a   post (>n  the-'".right  bank of slid cn;ek  at the mouth of Carbonate gulch.,-thence north '40'chains,.-  ! ''thence cast H) cliaius, thence <outh  40 chains, ihcncci west  following 'down ! he  hank  of said .creek  to" place ,of com-'  mencerhent; eonlaining'.'f_n acres.  W. F. McCllvLOClL  THOMAS MrOOYKKN,  Slocan, 0<rt'ober fith', 1S01.       CHAKLKS (HAMBKL'S.  Wright Street,  AINSWORTH;  Wright Street,  AINSWORTH  I_>_E___.____5____S   I_NT  Miners' Supplies, Iron and Steel, Hardware, Groceries, Provisions, Boots and Shoes,  Dry Goods, Clothing, Men's Furnishings, Etc., Etc.  nsr. or  Having bought the stock and book debts of the late firm of E. S. WILSON & 00., all parties having outstanding accounts  are requested to call and settle them as soon as Dossible.


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