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 *_  NUMBER 55.  AINSWORTH,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA, WEDNESDAY,  OCTOBER  5,  1892.  TEN CENTS  ������%  7.  J t  ^^  !. asitakv. Ki:i_ri.ATi������xs.  [L. S.]  HU^H NELSON.  A. G. Smith, [\\rIlERKAS   it   is  Deputy  Attorney-General, f advisable, in view  of threatened invasion of infect ions and contagious disease, to make better provision for the  due observance of sanitary laws: Therefore,  his honor the lieutenant-governor, lias by and  with the advice of his executive council, been  pleased under and by virtue of the "Health act,  1.88S," to make the following rules and regulations aud to order and declare, and it is hereby  ordered"and declared, as follows: 1. The rules  and regulations hereinafter contained shall be  in force, except in city municipalities and as  hereinafter provided, in all parts of British  ..Columbia, and it shall lie the duty of the board  of health in any health district already created  or to be created, and of every government agent  now and hereafter to be appointed, within the  district of which he shall be in charge for the  ."time-being;, and-of the superintendent or. sergeant of provincial police in those portions of  the province not in charge of any such board of  health or agent, to enforce and cause to be enforced the said rules and regulations; and every  such'board of health and agent and the said  superintendent shall have power,.whenever and  as often as necessary, to call upon any-person to  assist in the enforcement of the same. And the  powers and duties conferred on'and assigned to  government agents in the said rules and. .reguki-  (ions shall be, and be deemed to be, mutatis  mutandis, conferred on and assigned to councils  of municipalities, boards of health-for health  districts and the superintendent or sergeant of  police, as the case may be, and (he expressions  "government agent" and "agent," wherever  they occur in the rules and regulations shall include the board of;health foi^any health district,  the council ot a municipality, and the superintendent or sergeant of .provincial police, as the  ease may require. 2. The said rules and regulations shall also be in force in.every district and  township municipality as a. by-law thereof, and  ���������as if enacted by the council of the murieipality,  except in so fur as they shall h s'cafter be  amended, aitei. 1, or repealed by the council,  and until the council makes provision for their  enforcement .le-v shall be enforced, by the chief  constable of 1 he municipali! y. .'. The following  'ai-e the rules and re^ula. ions cefei'red to:  (1.) No pers������������n shall suffer t he aooumulat ion.  upon his premises, or <h*p'Osit, o\' permit the deposit, upon any land belonging-to him or under  his control of anything so as to endanger the  public, health, or sha.Il deposit or suffer or permit  \k) be .deposited in, upon, on or into, any street,  square, lane, by-way, wharf, dock, slip, lake,  pond, bank, harbor, river, stream, or water, any  manure or other refuse, or vegetable or animal  matter, or filth of any kind. (2.) It shall be  the duty of the government agent to keep a vigilant supervision over ail streets, lanes, by-  way, lots or premises, upon which any such accumulation as aforesaid may be found, and at  once to notify the parties who own or occupy  such lots or premises, or who either personally  or through their employees*, have deposited such  manure, refuse, matter, dirt or filth, in any  street, lane, or by-way, or who pei.mit or suffer  the accumulation thereof, to cleanse the sarne  and to remove what is found thereon; and such  parties shall forthwith remove the same, arid if  the same be not removed within 21 hours after  such notification, the agent may cause the  parties so offending to be prosecuted, and he  ���������may also cause the same to be removed at the  expense of the person or persons so offending.  He may personally or by deputy, also inspect at  intervals all premises occupied by persons residing within his jurisdiction. (3.) Whenever the  agent shall have received a notice signed by one  or 'more inhabitant householders of his district  stating the condition of any building in his district to be so filthy as to be dangerous to the  .public health, or that upon any premises in his  district there is any foul or offensive ditch, gutter, drain, privy, cesspool, ash-pit pr cellar kept  or constructed so as to be dangerous or injurious  to the public health, or that upon any such  premises*an accumulation of dung, manure, offal, filth, refuse, stagnant water or other matter or thing is kept so as to be dangerous or injurious as aforesaid, it shall be the duty of the  'agent, personally or by deputy, to enter such  buildings or premises for the purpose of examining the same, and, -if necessary, he shall order  the removal of such matter or thing as aforesaid. If the occupant or proprietor, or his lawful agent or representative having charge or  control of such premises, after having had 24  hours' notice from any such agent or deputy fo  remove or abate such matter or thing as aforesaid, shall neglect or refuse to remove or abate  the same he shall be subject to the penalties imposed under rule 20 of these rules. The agent  shall also have power to abate or cause to be  abated summarily, and by force if necessary,  any nuisance likely to be injurious to the public  health. (1.) If the agent is satislied upon due  examination by bunself or deputy that a cellar,  room, tenement or boiVbuig within his jurisdiction, occupied as a dwelling place, has become  by reason of the number of occupants, want of  cleanliness, the existence therein of a contagious  or ofectious disease or other cause, unfit for  such purpose, Or that if. has become a nuisance  or in any way dangerous to the health of the  occupants or of the public, he may issue a notice  in writing to such -occupants, or any of (hem,  rec uiring the said premises- to be put in proper*  sanitary condition,-or if he sees lit, requiring  the occupants to quit the promises-within such  time as he may deem reasonable. If the persons so notified, or any of them, .neglect or refuse to comply witl.i the terms of the notice  every person so offending shall be liable to the  penalties by rule 2b' of tliese rules, and he-may  cause the premises io be properly cleansed at  the expense of the owners or occupants, or may  remove the occupants forcibly and close, up the  premises, and the same shall not again be occupied as a dwelling place until put into proper  sanitary condition: or the agent, if he sees fit,  may cause such promises io he destroyed with  the consent of 2 Justices of the peace, (5,) No  proprietor or any tenant of any shop, house or  outhouse shall, nor shall any butcher or other  person use any such house, shop or outhouse at  any time as a slaughter house, or for the purpose of slaughtering any animals therein, unless  such shop, house or outhouse be distant not less  than 200 yards from any dwelling house, and  distant not less than 70 yards from any public  street. (6.) All slaughter houses shall be subject to regular inspection under the direction of  the agent, and no person shall keep any slaughter house unless the permission in writing-of the  agent for the keeping of such slaughter house  has been first obtained, and remains unrevoked,  Such permission shall be granted, after approval  of such premises upon inspection, subject to the  condition that the said houses shall be so kept  as not to impair the health of persons residing  in their vicinity, and upon such condition being  broken the said permission may be revoked by  the agent; and all animals to be slaughtered,  and all fresh meat exposed for sale, shall be subject to like inspection.  (7.) No person shall offer sale as food any  diseased animal, or any meat, fish, fruity Vegetables, milk, or other articles of food which, by  reason of disease, adulteration or impurity, or  any other cause, shall be unfit for use. (8.) All  wells which are in use, whether such wells are  public or private, shall be cleauetl out pn or jbe-  foie the the I5th days of March and October in  each year, and in case the agent certifies that  any well should be filled up, such well shall  be forthwith filled up by the owner of the premises. (9.) No privy-vault,'cesspool, or reservoir  into which a privy, water-closet, stable, or sink  is drained, shall be established until the details  of such establishment shall have been submitted to and obtained the approval in writing of a  duly qualified medical practitioner. (10.) Earth  privies or earth closets without a vault below  the surface of the ground do not come within  rule 9, but sufficient dry earth, .wood ashes or  ���������coal ashes to absorb all the fluid parts of the;deposit.must be thrown .upon the contents of such  earth privies and closets daily; the contents  when removed from the closet must be placed  in a shed or box with ram proof coywr, and removed from' the premises at least twice a year,  on or before the 15th days of March and October.  (.11.) If the exigencies of circumstances require  that privy-vaults, ces-pools or reservoirs shall  be allowed in accordance with rule 9, they shall  be cleaned out a-- least once a year, on or before  the 15th day of March to the 1st day of November in each*year they shall be thoroughly disinfected bv adding to the contents of the vault,  ���������>' v__  cesspool, or reservoir once a month, not less  than 2 pounds of sulphate of copper dissolved  in 2 pall fulls of water, or other .suitable disinfectant. (12,) No night-soil or the contents of  anv eessnool shall be removed unless previously  deodorized as above, and during its transportation the material shall be covered with a layer  of fresh earth, except the removal shall have  been by some "odorless excavating process. (13.)  All putrid and decaying animal or vegetable  matter must be removed from all cellars, buildings and outbuildings, at least once a month,  between the 15th days of Mr.;-eh and November  in each year.  *     i   -S3  _fWir.  ^H  . tes.  _���������. !fi_  -   ^W_  v '_ ^*'_'?r'1  ^      -   '     ^ 'l  _-  ' * _}*._?  .    a__'4_i  ������������������   ' "IP  ��������� _-*_.  "__.l  1    <s _lr  * 44  42.1  ^ _   *m  11  CONTINUED ON THIRD PAGE. ������..'  .  *_  HOT SPEENGS NEWS:  ADTSWOBTH, B. <V 00T0BEB 5, 1892.  _ ���������I  *" i.  _ ^  _(.       ,11  ?_ i  I -  I 1  I  in  ���������Hi  _  j -  }���������"���������  J'.  -".IT    L" 1  . "_    -<*   '''    |"     .  ���������v.-       ' >_,     .  -.  r__*_i //PST SPRINGS NEWS IS PUBLISHED ON WED-  nesdays, and will be mailed to subscribers at the following  rates, payable in advance: One year $4, six months $2.50,  three months $1.50. Advertising rates given on application.  No communication or letter over an anonymous signature  will be printed.        BOGLE &������ WHALLEY, Proprietors.  ot cS^rmgB ^etos.  MINING   LAW  REFORM.  Anything that we have said in this paper  about the mining law of British Columbia has  been justified by the fact that a discussion has  been raised which may lead to some result; and  anything that we have said in criticism of mr.  Kelliehas been justified by the fact that we  have succeeded in bringing him face to face  with his constituents, to give an account of his  stewartship. Mr. Kellie has, we understand,  expressed himself very disparagingly about the  criticisms on the mining law which have appeared in the News, and for his benefit we repeat  them. Weholdi, and the miners of this coun-  try agree with us, that mineral claims are too  large, that the methods of staking are faulty  and lead to fraud and confusion, that the law  regarding extralateral rights is absurd, and that  theprovisions for the securing of a crown  grant-are detective. Those are the four counts  on which we indict the mineral law. Is mr.  Kellie (or anyone else) prepared to defend it on  any one"of those four points? If mr. Kellie is  not; how dloes he think it should be amended?  Those are the questions to which the people of  this country have a right to demand an answer.  They arts moreover business-like questions;  they touch on definite issues. No platitudes  about 'laws favoring 'prorpeqtors4 will answer  then). To give a satisfactory reply to them requires a knowledge of the law, minute and well-  defined; and a certain amount of originative  intelligence in devising remedies for the state  of affairs they indicate. If mr. Kellie possesses  that knowledge and that intelligence it will go  far to prove that he is a good representative,���������a  fact which is sadly in need of proof. If mr.  Kellie can give the people of this country no  satisfactory statement on these four points, he  stands self-convicted of incapacity to represent  a mining community.  THE   NANUSP    WAGON   ROAD.  \,      DIED  ........ _  of exhaustion  consequent on an acute attack  '   of  government dilatoriness  the city of  NAKUSP.  R. I. P.  Such might well be the inscription on a monument to the memory of Nakusp.    The whole  genisis,  rise and fall���������temporary of course���������of  Slocan lake may well point a moral and adorn a  tale.    A new territory-was discovered last fall,  rich in mineral, tributary to a fine lake, and  having an easy outlet to the Arrow lakes.   The  discoverers and pioneers of the country naturally and laudably tried to appropriate as much  of the property surrounding   as   they   could.  First the government stepped in and tried to  oust them out of everything.   Failing in this it  secured the tid-bits.    And what it did not get  the C. P. R. made its own.    On the strength of  this influence and power, both the C. P. R. and  the government, proceeded to sell real estate,  and having cleaned up all there was they have  backed down on the whole country.   The Na  kusp wagon road is a peculiarly discreditable  business. Tenders were called for and large expense incurred by private persons to estimate  the value of the work in order, apparently, that  the government might find out what the road  would cost. Expectations were allowed to he  formed and the outlay of capital encouraged on  the strength of this road being built. And now  there is nothing to show for if��������� Some time ago  we made a comparison between the forces at  the back of Kaslo and those at the back of Slocan I^ake. Private enterprise has entered the  field and government backing, or want of it,  has been knocked out of time. We cannot help  being inclined to say "we told you so" now that  Nakusp has gone overboard, although it is a  pitiable spectacle to see a community receive  such a set back, because it put some confidence  in the promises of a government. We have always thought that Nakusp was a hot-house  flower, and that the natural outlet for Slocan  lake was by way of Slocan river. And w������  think now, as always, that the first bit of railf  way construction which will tap the Slocan  country will be a branch of the C. & K. railway.  TIME  CARD  FOR TRAVELERS.  The; -Goli^1)ia:-^: Kobteniay  Operating the fast and elegant steamers  COLUMBIA, NELSON, LTTTON & KOOTENAI  KEVEL8TOKE   UOUTE:  One of the above steamers will leave REVELSTOKE  for Nakusp and Robson at _ a.m. on MONDAYS and  THURSDAYS* arriving at Robson at 6 p.m., where connection is made with the C. & K. Railway for Nelson and  all Kootenay Lake points. RETURNING, leaves RGB-  SON for Nakusp and Revelstoke at 9 p.m. on TUESDAYS  and FRIDAYS, arriving at Revelstoke at 3 p.m. on  Wednesdays and Saturdays, where connection is made  with the C. P. R. for all points.  LITTLE   DALLES   ROUTE:  The same steamer will leave ROBSON for Trail Creek  and Little Dalles at 5 a.m. on TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS,  arriving at Little Dalles at 9 a.m., where close connection  is made with the S. F. & N. Railway for Spokane. RETURNING, leaves LITTLE DALLES same day, on arrival of S. F. & N. Railway Company's train at 12:30 p.m.,  for Trail Creek and Robson, arriving at Robson at 6:20  p.m., where close connection is made with the C. & Iv.  Railway for Nelson and lake points; and continues on to  Revelstoke as per above schedule.  KOOTENAY  LIKE AM.    ltOWER'S  FERRY   ROUTE:  STEAMER NELSON leaves NELSON for Pilot  Bay, Ainsworth, and Kaslo at 8 a.m. on TUESDAYS and  FRIDAY'S, returning via these ports same dav; leaves  Nelson for Pilot Bay, Ainsworth, Kaslo, and BONNER'S  FERRY at 3 a.m. on SUNDAYS and WEDNESDAYS.  RETURNING, leaves BONNER'S FERRY for Pilot Bay.  Ainsworth and Nelson at 3 a.m. on MONDAYS and  THURSDAYS.  Regular Passenger Service has been in; _gurated on the  Great Northern Railway, and in order to make close connection with trains the above card has been adopted. Passengers for all Kootenay points leave Spokane at 7:30 p.m.  on Sundays and Wednesdays.  TURNER  BROS.,  Opposite Hotel Phair, Nelson, B.C.,  Have  opened  out a select stock of  Stationery, Books,  Bibles, Sheet Music, Small Instruments, Sewing  Machine Needles, Oil, etc., etc., etc.  BELL  AND   NORDHEIMER   PIANOS,   BELL  ORGANS  SINGER  SEWING   MACHINES  Tuning and Eepairing promptly attended to.   Prices Reasonable.  J. R. WILLIAMS,  Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians of London ���������  Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.   '  Corner Silica and Ward Streets, Nelson. Telephone to.  JOS. PARKIN  NELSON, B.C.  Plasterer,  Bricklayer and Stone-Mason  Contracts taken for work at all points in  West Kootenay.  |         _ ,    _ _ -hi���������        I��������� '���������      '  TIT'-1     ���������      -"     ' ~"~  ���������������������������.���������������������������*���������.^���������~���������~������������������������������������ ���������  R. C. Campbell-Johnston  (of Swansea, India, and the United States.)  METALLURGIST,   ASSAYER,  AND   MINING  ENGINEER.  Properties reported on. AU assays undertaken. Furnaces and concentrating plant* planned and eroded.  Treatment for ores given. Ores bought and sold. Box  731, Vancouver, B. C.   Terms cash.  HORACE W. BUCKE  LAW   AND   CONVEYANCING  Office near  Steamboat Landing.  OFFICE.  KASLO, B.C.  C.   "WV  BTJS___I.  Assoc. M. Inst. C. E., M. Can. Soc. C. E.  PROVINCIAL -J- LAND -s--SURVEYOR,  BALFOTJR,   _B.   CL  Telephone Connection.  D. B. Boole,  Notary Public.  E. P. WlIALLKY."  Notary Public.  BOGLE.* WHALLEY  OONTEYANOEES  _NS1IRA1.0E AGENTS  All forms of Agreements Drawn up.  __:i_-"_D_-   BLOCK,  BAKEH  ST.  ___.i_Xi___.__T   :i_:__!______t  Plasterer and Bricklayer  Will contract for all kinds of work.   Materials furnished  and cstimaton-given for work in any town in  Kootenay I>ako Country.  LIME    FOR   SAM.  At Nelson and  pilot Bay or delivered at any point on  the lake in any quantity.   Address P.O. box 47, Nelson.  The Balfour Trading Co.  BIL_ OI K,    K.C..  Merchants, Mining  and Real Estate Agents.  A complete Stock of Merchandise and Minors' Supplies  Constantly on  Hand.   We make a Specialty of  English .'Goods of  direct importation.  We have several very desirable lots in Balfour for sale  JOHN FIELDING  .  CIVIL ENGINEER,  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR.  KASLO and  THE   MINER   OFFICE.   NELSON,   B.   C.  A. STOLBERG,  ASSAYER and CHEMIST,  AINSWORTH, B. C.  Is prepared to assay all kinds of ore.   Copper assay by electrolysis.   All orders will receive prompt attention.  Next door to Ainswortn hotel.  J.  A.  KIHIv  J.  F.  HITCH IK  KIRK & RITCHIE  .  Dominion    and    Provincial    Land  Surveyors.  Ollicc   over   Bank    of   British   Columbia,   Nelson,   B.C. HOT  SPSINGS  NEWS:   AINSWOKTH,  B. 0., SEPTEMBEE 21, 1892.  WIMXt    1>    BEtlTISSS    (OI.l'JIBI.l.  ( CONTINUED FIJOM FIRST PAGE.)  I do not: refer to the well-known Toad Mountain ^roup, which includesthe Silver King, for at  the lime of my visit, mr. Roepel, a well-known  niinin^expert. was m;ikinga.professional examination of the Silver Kin.^ mine, and it is to be  sincerely hoped that his report was favorahle  enough to induce the parties by whom he was  employed to complete the negotiations and  transfer this extremely valuable property to a  syndicate or company whicli will have the  means to exploit it. Should this be done and  the working of the mine prove a financial success, it will tie the finest possible thing for mining in Canada generally, and Brit ish Columbia  in particular. The {ire of this mine is mostly  hornite, a sulphide of copper carrying a large  percentage of silver, and should it he treated on  the spot, the election of concentrating and electrolytic refining works will be necessary. These  in the United States have had the greatest financial success, and should prove equally remunerative in Canada, while the products in the  rough or manufactured would find their natural  market in China or Japan. In other districts  there seems to be real mining activity. John  B. Hobson of the State mining bureau, San  Francisco, and perhaps the best authority on  hydraulic mining in the world, has been retained  to report on the gravels of the Fraser and  Thompson rivers, and has reported favorably on  them; audi understand that hydraulic mining  willbe commenced at once. The platinum and  gold deposits on the Tullameen and Similka-  meen rivers are attracting great attention and  some are likely to pass into the hands of powerful companies. The same is true of the Okana-  gan and Kast Kootenay districts, and great developments are promised in the Boundary creek  district, where, there are very rich deposits of  copper and silver lead, and the late discoveries  on Fish creek are, I was informed, looking well,  and some claims are being intelligently proved  under the management of mr. Fishburn.  In conclusion, I will state that never before  since the early days of the Nevada and Colorado  excitement, was there such a ahance of successful mining enterprise and investment as there is  today in British Columbia, for enough has been  proved and discovered to show the presence of  the ore bodies of great extent and richness.  The ('. P. I ., the Dominion and the Provincial  "���������overnments are most anxious to assist the  country's development and aid private enterprise in every way hy the granting of land and  the building of roads. A splendid market in  China and Japan is within easy reach, and I believe that British Columbia in a feu'years will  lake its place as one of the largest mineral producing countries in the world.  Fr< <��������� <;ol<l.  One of the most sensational and romanl ic  undertakings ever inaugurated by the Mexicans  is at present in progress in the city of Mexico,  and has already resulted in great success. This  work is the search that is being made for a hidden treasure amounting in all to $20,<X. UKW, of  which *:i,t������KI,libl) was unearthed a few days ago  and turned into the national treasury.  The locality where this great fortune was hidden was, in the days of church rule in Mexico,  known as the "Convent of Conception" second  in riches to none other in the country. The nuns  were of the richest and most prominent families,  and no expense was spared to make the convent  as luxurious and perfectly appointed as money  could do it.   There were spacious cloist.irs, sil-  BRITISH   COLUFV1BJA   IRON   WORKS,  General   Founders,   Engineers,   Boiler   Makers,   and   Manufacturers   of All  Classes of Machinery.    Sawmill and Marine Work a Specialty.  SOLE   IHANDFA .TtTKERS   OF   THE  Kendall Band Mill, B. C. Shingle Ms  Log Hauling Machines.  lines, Steam  We keep in stock a full supply of Engineer and Mill Supplies, such as Pipe and Fittings, Brass Goods, Sheet and other  Packing Rubber Valves, Rubber and Leather Belting, Oils, and Lubricants, etc.  HOISTING ENGINES AND SINKING PUMPS FOE MINES.  Corner Alexander Street and 'Westminster Ave., VANCOUVEB, B. C.  CARTMEL, _ J. ������. CAMPION, d. E. W. MACFARLANE,  Secretary-Treasurer. Manager.  Agent West Kootenay.  ver fountains, richly furnished baths and rich  table service, all of which contributed to render  the lives of the nuns as happy as possible.  When the days of the reform came, and the  new government overthrew the power of the  church party, the convent was hastily abandoned, the Mother Superior leaving behind her  however, the written record of the location of  $20,000,000 of hidden treasure. In 1861 general  Leandro Valle found $27,000 in an alcove of the  old convent, and turned the money into the  national treasury. A few years later an agent  of the government found $22,000 in the tower.  The $3,000,000 found a few days ago was all in  gold coin and was in iron kettles and boxes buried at a depth of 4 feet under the floor of the  main foundation. The government has full  charge of the excavations being made at the old  convent, and the workmen are guarded by a  detachment of soldiers to prevent them stealing  any of the valuables that may be unearthed.  The search will be kept up until every part of  the old, massive structure and the surrounding  grounds has been thoroughly explored.  w. j. WILSOX.  W. PERDUE.  WILSON & PERDUE,  FROPRIETOKS OF  EAT  MARKETS  NELSON AND AINSW0ET3.  Will contract to supply mining companies and steamboats  with fresh meats, and deliver same at any mine or  landing in the Kootenay Lake country.  VIson   Office   and   -JItiiiti't,   11  Kast   _.aker Street.  Aiiis-vortli   .Market,  Si������ragne  Street.  C   E. Pkrkt. 2.1. S. Davys, J. IE. Gray,  _leni. Inst. O.K., P.L.S U.K. O.K., P.L.S.  PERRY, GRAY & DAYYS  CIVIL AND  MINING  ENGINEERS.  ruoviNoi.vr. land sukvkyohs,  Ts'OT.UtY 1TW.T0, CONVEYANCING.  R. H. CAVILL,  l.;Ue _l" Swanswi.  ASSAT     OIF-IEFIC. IE!-  Mining properties reported on.  Mines bonded tind developed.  OFFICES'   lloom 4, Spencer's Arcade, Government  street, Victoria. Opposite Hotel 1'hair, Nelson.  X^MfVILl_SAMS,  Licentiate of the Koyal College of Physicians of London;  Member of the lloynl College of Surgeons of England.  Comar Silica and Ward Streets, Nolson.        Telephone 40.  B. H. Lee & Co.  Eeal Estate and Mining Brokers,  Conveyancers.  AGREEMENTS OF ALL  KINDS DRAWN  UP.  KASLO,   _3-   C.  KASLO LOTS FOR SALE  AND  WANTED.  Agent for the Nelson Sawmill Company.  B. H. LEE,  Notary Public.  oppice  Near Steamboat Landing.  BREMNER & WATSON,  AINSWORTH, B. C.  PACK AND SADDLE HORSES  FOR  HIRE.  Contracts taken for hauling supplies, machinery, ore, etc.,  to and from mines in Hot Springs district.  ALL TEAMING  WORK  UNDERTAKEN.  Telephone 96.  NEW   DENVER  Slocan Lako at mouth of Carpenter  Creek.  HUNTER &McKINN0N  DEALERS IN  GENERAL   MERCHANDISE  AND   MINERS'  SUPPLIES.  There is no need of prospectors or others bound for the  Slocan district bringing in supplies. Our stock is complete and will bo sold at reasonable prices., Eldorado City  is not a boom townsite, but is situate within 5 to 9 miles of  all the mines so far discovered in Slocan district, and la  easily accessible from Nelson oither summer or winter,  being distant hut 60 miles.  KOOTENAY  LODGE,  No. 16,  I. 0. 0. F.  Moets every Monday night at 8 o'clock in Humes HaU,  Vornon St, Visiting members cordially invited to attend.  G W Aldbus, N. G7, Wm. Hodson, Recording Seoretary. ?r?_  )������������������-  i  HOT SPBEfSS HEWS:  AINSWOKTH, B. 0., OOTOBEE 5, 1892.  _������!*J.-  -_>  ���������.   n  if-**  _s*'v i  I__'<>1    '  . .3>-������ ������  \      )  V ���������  if..!..  _>* * *  sy_:i. *  __tP- "c v V  >��������� *  *_..  , .,o  SALE   OF   TOWN   LOTS!  and  Railway Nav. Co.  TiATSTJD    I)__]_E3___-_=?,,I?___:_-3__T__,J    JSr___3_,SOIsr_  TMs Company now Offers for Sale a Number of Choice Business or Eesidential  Lots on Easy Terms.   Eebate Given for Good Buildings on  BUSINESS     PROPERTY.  FOE PAETIOTJLARS APPLY   -   -    F.   FLETCHER, LAND C0MMISSI0NEE, NELSON, B. 0.  WANT   ������UK   OKES   BADLY..  The Mining Exchange Journal of Helena,  Montana, in a recent issue, contains the following: ������"Mr. W. P.Russell of Spokane, Wash.,  who is largely interested in  the Slocan camp,  Kootenay  mining district, British Columbia,  is a visitor in Helena.   He is here for the purpose of interesting some of  our mining   men  in the wonderful Kootenay district./Mr Rus-  sell is the owner of the Noble Five group there  and h|ts with hinl some very rich silver-lead ore  from this group.   This ore will run from 1250 to  1500 ounces in silver per toh;   It is by long odds  the (.leanest ore that we have ever seen.   The  neat est ore like it in Colorado is that found in  the'famous Millie 6ribson mine at Aspen.   Mr.  Russell stated that the mines in Slo&n camp  were simply bullion stored, they being so rich.  This camp is less than a year old,  and yet it  promises to rival many older camps in British  Columhla.   The kind of ore that mr. Russell  brought with him to Denver is exactly what  the smelters need, as they are short of fluxing  ore at the present time, because of the shutting  down of   many low grade  mines.    If  British  Columbia will come to our rescue, it will open  up a new territory, and a new artery for trade  f^r Denver.     Mr.  Russell stated that in the  SloCan camp it was not necessary for them to  do any 'dead work,5 as ail the leads have been  worked profitably from the grass roots.    He is  also confident of the fact that it is ..the  most  wonderful district in North America, and is trying to interest capital to go there.   The Canadian   Pacific   is  building the camp and will  reach it in a very short time.   Mr. Russell is in  a fair way to close up a deal in these mines with  a number of Denver capitalists."  THE   ONLY   DARDANELLES.  The man who has tried it  All his Mends tells,  That the best place to sleep  Is at "The Dardanelles.  At Kaslo.  If you wish a sweet sleep, free from the usual bar-room  noise, on a nice clean bed that will make you think of  your home and mother, go to " The Dardanelles."  w. A. JOWETT,  (Notary Public.)  Mining and Keal Estate  When weary with a hard day's toil,  And longing for a peaceful night  Which neither noise nor dirt shall spoil,  " The Dardanelles " will set you right.  ,- At Kaslo.  Nice, new, neat, nobby " Dardanelles."  Furniture '-and Pianos!  Jas. McDonald & Co.  Nelson and Revelstoke,  carry full lines of all kinds of furniture for residences,  hotels, and offices.   Mattresses made to order, and  at prices lower than eastern and coast.  They are also agents for  Evans Pianos and Doherty Organs.  NELSON  STORE :  So. 4 Houston ������fc Ink Building, Josephine Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE,  EROHANT TAILOR,  Baker street, Nelson, B. C.  Auctioneer and Commission Agent,  REPRESENTING  The Confederation Life Association, the Phoenix Fire  Insurance Company, and the Provident Fund Accident  Society ; also the Sandy Croft Foundry Company, near  Chesfcej., England, makers of all kinds of mining machinery, air compressors, rock breakers, stamps, etc.  HAS ON DISPLAY A FULL RANGE OP  Plain and Pancy Worsted Suitings and Scotch and  Irish Tweeds and Serges.  Spring goods now on hand.  PRICES TO SUIT __7_E3:___! TI3_v_:_E3S  No.  1, JOSEPHINE  STREET,   NELSON, B. 0.  Lots for Sale in  ADDITION   "A"  Adjoining the government townsite of Nelson  AT $125 AND UPWARDS ������'  With a rebate for buildings erected.   The best residential  property in Nelson, values sure to increase.   Apply  W. A, Jowett, agent for Nelson and district,  or Innes & Hichards, Vancouver, B.C.  W.  A. JOWETT,  Mining & Real Estate Brokers, Auctioneers & Commission Agents.  JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON, H.C.  __r__]i_sonsr i_______t __r__^_?i__z_������]T.  FL0UE, FEED, and HAY.   GROCERIES OF ALL KINDS.   HAMS and BACON.  DEY GOODS, EEADT-MADE CLOTHING, BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, and CAPS.  3  f  1 ���������!  __j,is_E3:i_rNrc_3- t_a_ci_zi____ii ___.j_stj3 jfj^-ngs: GOODS.  "WRIEST  ZECIR,    S T _a _E3 _E3 T

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