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Array The* Mines in  Kootenay arc Among  tlic Richest in  America.  Tlie Ores are  High-Grade in. Gold,  Silver, Copper,  and Lead.  NUMjBEE 147.  NELSON,   BEITISH   COLUMBIA,   SATUEDAY,   APEIL 29, 1893.  U A YEAE  $1400 SUBSCRIBED IN ONE DAY  SATISFAOTOEY EESULT  OF THE CANVASS  FOE SUBSCEIPTIONS TO THE HOSPITAL  The Citizens Are Almost Unanimous in the Desire  to Have the Hospital Managed by a Public  Board and Make Their. Subscriptions Payable  Accordingly.  The solicitors foe subscriptions in aid of the  establishment of a hospital in this city have met  with considerable success in their canvas of  Nelson's citizens.  Messrs. Gilker and Teetzel were armed with  the following document in their canvass :  " The  undersigned agree to pay the sums set  opposite their names towards the erection of a  hospital at Nelson, B.C.    All subscriptions to be  "paid  in  three  equal  instalments,   on   May  15,  July 15 and August 15.  " As two propositions are before the people,  the one for a hospital under local management,  supported, by the people and the Government,  the other for a hospital supported by the people  and Sisters of Charity, underthe management  of the Sisters of Charity. You are asked to  state the amount you are willing to  towards either proposition :  These are the autographs they obtained :  give  9-  Public.  100  25  10  12  15  10  10  10  10  60  25  25  15  10  10  10  10  30  15  15  10  10  10  5  15  10  10  20  Sectarian.  $200  25  $  Either.  200  25  R. E. Lemon,  J. Fred. Hume,  John Houston,  Robt. A. Rehwiek,  Alf. W. Wood,  Groham & Taylor,  Neelands Bros.,  G. V. Holt,  Hudson's Bay Co..        '  Geo. R. Robson,  John Stewart,  C. Hamber,  A. D. Aikenhead,  Nelson Sunday School,  Edward Applew7haite,  F. M. McLeod,  John Johnstone,  Fred. J. Squire',  W. C. Phillips.  "Wilson & Perdue,  J. H. Matheson,  Turner Bros.,  Malone & Tregillus,  Hanson Biotn berg,  Thomas Mv Ward  C. E. Sealey,  W. G. Macfarlane,  W7m. C. McKinnon,  F. J. Farley,  John A. Turner,  Fred. Irvine,  John A. Kirkpatrick,  T. H. Giffin,  N. Fitzstubbs,  John Miles,  W. F. Teetzel & Co.,  Gilker & Wells,  Duncan McDonald,  George Dozois,  Marks & VanNess,  E.C.Arthur,  Managers Presbyterian  Church,  T. A. Mills, *  Mrs. S. E. Burton,  George A. Bigelow,  $847 75   $235 00   $375 00  The result of the canvass as far as it has gone  means that there is $1,222.75 of this money  available for the purposes of establishing a public hospital, and but $610 available for the purposes of a sectarian institution.  10  20  100  30  10  10  25  50  15 75  15  5  200  The fact that in one day's solicition they  secured no less than $1,432.75 is the best kind of  evidence that Nelson means to have that hospital. There is also another feature, and that is  an almostunanimous verdict in favor of a public institution under public management.  Hoard of Trade Meeting.  A  meeting, of the South Kootenay Board of  Trade has been called for Wednesday afternoon  wiien    a   good    representation   of   the   South  Kootenay country may be expected.  Nakusp on the . Rise.  The construction  of the Nakusp   &  Slocan  railway has had the effect of elevating Nakusp  realty.    One local real estate agent has received  wires from  the  Coast  instructing him   to  get  prices for Vancouver parties on  Nakusp pro-,  perties from Nelson holders,  but as the holders  here are confident,   they have as a rule either  decided to hold on or to sell at doubled figures.  WARDENS ON THE WAEPATH  FOE THOSE WHOSE  NEGLIGENCE  THEEAT-  ENS THE CITY .WITH DESTEUCTI0N  They Mean Business and Those Whom They Notify  Had Better Stand Around or They May Find  Theinseles Suffering Direful Pains and Penalties  For Their Disobedience.  Complaint having been made to Captain  Fitzstubbs respecting a number of dangerous  stovepipes within the limits of Nelson, the Gold  Commissioner at once communicated the complaint to the Fire Wardens.  The board is composed of D. B. Bogle, Geo. A.  Bigelow and J. Fred. Hume, and they decided  that1 instead of taking action with respect to  the individual causes of complaint, to make a  general round-up of the entire city.  They will set out upon their mission to-day,  and that the citizens may know just what  powers the wardens have and the dangers of  disobedience to their orders, a copy of the Act  under which they have the warrant is appended :  To visit and inspect, at all reasonable hours,  all buildings and erections. in the town or its  vicinity.  To direct and regulate in the town or its  vicinity, the position of stoves, fireplaces or  furnaces, chimneys, stove pipes and smoke  stacks, and the removal, change or alteration of  the same, or any of them, or the position or  condition of them, or any of them, and further  direct that anything shall be done by way of  precaution to avoid fire.  Generally to take such steps for the prevention of fire in the town or to check its spreading  as they may think fit.  If any person shall refuse to obey the orders .  of the fire wardens, or a majority of them, he  shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding fifty  dollars, to be recovered in a summary way  before any two Justices of the Peace, and in default of payment, the same.to be levied by distress of the goods and chattels of the offender,  and in default of sufficient distress the offender  shall suffer imprisonment not exceeding fourteen days^ arid the two Justices making the  conviction may direct the execution of the  directions of the fire wardens, or a majority of  them, at the expense of the offender who shall  be liable to pay the same to the person effecting  the same.  UNDER AN AUCTION HAMMER  THAT  IS  WHAT THE  G0VEENMENT HAVE  DECIDED FOE NEW DENVEE  Neither of the Claimants Will be Allowed to Take  Possession of the Property, So it will be Disposed of to the Highest Bidder at Public  Auction.  " It is understood that the tract of land at the  mouth of Carpenter Creek, the disputed ownership of which was recently investigated by ac  select committee of the Legislature, will be retained by the Government and disposed of to  the highest bidder by public auction. The  select committee decided that neither A. S. Far-  well nor Angus McGillivray had complied with  the conditions of the law entitling them to  ownership.  The above appeared in the last issue of the  Victoria Colonist to arrive in Nelson. The de-  cssion of the Government may be accepted from  the voice of the organ.  Aside from the personal leanings of the  people of New Denver towards either of the  former claimants, the news that the piece of  land will be put under the hammer andfdis-  posed of by public auction will come as w.elcome  intelligence.  There is, this difficulty/that unless the Government has already . declared the reserve on  again, the pre-emption of Arthur Dick will give  rise to another kick.  THEY AEE COMING HOME.  The Silver King Negotiators  Have Started on Their  Journey Homewards.  That cloud of mystery which for many  months has shrouded the history of the attempts to dispose of the Silver King mine, and  which set the whole province guessing, gives  promise of being dispelled at last.  William Hall, H. E. Croasdaile, and Secretary Macdonald, of the Silver King outfit, after  spending several months in Great Britain, are  on their homeward journey. In fact they may  be expected in the course of a few days.  While these persons have been away they  have maintained a discreet silence, and neither  by word nor by implication have they given  those on the outside an opportunity to form any  idea as to what is going on. Whether they will:  change their policy when plied with questions  from their friends is another thing. At any  rate the chances of finding out are greatly improved by their presence.  LITTLE LOCAL CHAPTERS.  Rev. Mr. Reid, the Episcopal clergyman in  Nelson, will "return to Toronto this summer.  He will preach his farewell sermon in May.  The general collection at the Presbyterian  church last Sabbath will be handed over to the  trustees of the hospital fund. It amounted to  $15.75, outside of the collection by envelope.  B. B. Johnston, of the firm of Douglas & Co.,  real estate agents, Vancouver, was in Nelson a  few days ago. He had been in Kaslo for a fortnight. Mr. Johnston intends to get in on  Nelson property. He says that it presents a  solid appearance, and bases his prophesy of a  continued and rapid growth on the fact that,  like Vancouver, there is a major proportion of  native born Canadians here.  ^M^^i^iM^M^i������^Mai^^^^a^^^^ I;&#^fe#:^^f&^������^  33E@>^������������i������^53____t_^^  A<______r_tAti__i__fc^___(_X_____f_^fc^^ l~''K-^''i--if^L^^Sg.^Lft^l^~^^  SVtf  ������?<&%  tan  THE  MINEE:  NELSON.   B/O-,   SATUEDAY,  APEIL 27,  1893.  y:3E  ���������Vli  Iff"?''  ~'*-;s."  fell  fe"������ i  m\  IV'.'; i  "���������   ir  "���������S  1-4.-' 5.'  *#������  eft:*-  lift  VsAV $  w  I'^A'l  *������'<���������' -i  _pvl  It; J  It  \J    V  !  lit.  i^������ l  1%A  t   !  11  ii  VI  M  ^fr  A new Railway  under Construction.  A ,'-"������������������ -     .        ' ��������� A\ ��������������������������� , '^      '.���������.������������������'���������������������������     ,   ���������': -"���������,.'������������������',. .-     '���������;���������������������������.��������� #.-'.������������������. v-', '���������������������������������������������'.^������������������������������������  ^^y before'the'Market rises in  Government of  *A^A?  .{:  West Kooten ay.  and  REBATE ALLOWED FOR THE ERECTION OF GOOD BUILDINGS  Also Lots for Sale in   NAKUSP   DAWSON and ROBSON.  Apply for Prices, Maps, etc., to  FRANK FLETCHER, Land Commissioner C. & K.Ry. Co., Nelson, B.C  HOME  RULE  IN SIGHT NOW  GLADSTONE HOLDS HIS MAJOEITY ON THE  SECOND EEADING VOTE.  Balfour Says Britain's Slatesiaaen Have Committed,  a Great Political Crime and ���������Will he Responsible  for Irreparable National Disaster���������Gladstone's  Defence of the Bill Suiaunarizcd.  Gladstoner,has engineered the Home Rule bill  through its second leading, and despite the  dark forebodings of the Unionists secured a  majority of no less than 43.  Well on towards the close of the debate on  the second reading Balfour spoke at length on  the bill.     He  said to,., make  it  law would lead  ,0 - ���������      ���������  ultimately to  the disintegrrtion of the nation.  In closing, Balfour said :  " If you commit this great political crime you  make yourselves responsible for irreparable  national disaster and all hopes of a peaceful and  united Ireland will vanish forever."  Prolonged cheers greeted Gladstone when he  .arose to address the House.  He said that the Opposition evaded steadfastly the real question at issue���������How must Ireland  be governed if this bill be rejected ? When the  boon of self-government was given to the  British colonies, was Ireland alone to be excepted from its blessings? To deny Ireland  home rule was to say that, she lacked the ordinary faculties of humanity. In closing, Gladstone said :  "You cannot be surprised that wec have  undertaken the solution of this great question,  and as on the one hand it is not of the least  arduous effort of the Liberal party, so on the  other hand it will have its place in history ;  aye, not remote, but early history, as not the  least durable, fruitful and blessed among its accomplished acts."  The bill passed the second reading by a vote  of 347 to 304.  The  lily Not Overlooked.  The  London  Exchange Telegraph  Company  says that  the  property   of   George  Abingdon  Baird, or '* Squire Abingdon," will not go intact  to his family, as has been stated. A will, made  by Baird on board the steamship Majestic during his voyage to the United States, has been  found among his effects, it is said, and under its  provisions Mrs. Langtry will receive a large  property.  E. C. Campbell-Johnston  (of Swansea, India, and the United States.)  ETALLURGBST,   ASSAYER,  8NG   ENGINEER.  Properties reported on. All assays undertaken. Furnaces and concentrating plants planned and erected.  Treatment for ores given. Ores bought and sold. Box  731, Vancouver, B. C.   Terms cash.  CAPITAL (all paid up), $12,00*99000  ;   -REST,        .       ....';,. .    :   .  Sir DONALD A. SMITH,.....  .  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND,...  E. S. CLOUSTON,................  6,6-00,000  )   ��������� '���������  ............President  .:...,. Vice-President  . .General Manager  Nelson Branch:   N.W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Sts.  Branches in London  (England), New York and Chicago  and in the principal cities in Canada;  Buy and sell sterling exchange and cable"tranfers;  ���������������������������'������������������/���������'������������������      ������ ;���������������������������'  ���������  Grant commercial and travelers' credits, available in any  part of the world;  Drafts issued; Collections made; Etc.  SAVIMG  f  &  Rate of interest at present 3������ per cent.  (Incorporated by Royal Charter, 1862.)  CAPITAL (paid tip), .������000,000   .     $2,920,000  (With po-wer to increase.)  RESERVE FGJND,   ������260,000      .    .        1,265,333  iTELSonsr BRAisrcpi.  BSANOIIES:  Victoria, B. C, San Francisco, California,  Vancouver, B. C, Portland, Oregon,  NewW(.stminster,B.C,   Seattle, Washington,  Nanaimo, B. G., Tacoma, Washington.  Kamloops, B. C.  HEAD OFFICE: GO Lombard street, LONDON, England.  AGENTS AND CORRESPONDENTS:  CAN AD A���������Bank of Montreal and branches;  Canadian Bank of Commerce and branches  Imperial Bank of Cana,da and branches;  Commercial Bank of Manitoba ; and  Bank of Nova Scotia.  UNITED STATES���������Agents Bank of Montreal, New YorK;  Bank of Montreal, Chicago.  SAVINGS  DEPARTMENT.  On "end after 1st January next the rate of interest on  deposits will be 3������ per cent, until further notice.  NELSON,  B.C.  Plasterer,   Bricklayer and   Stone-Mason  Contracts  taken   for  work  at  all   points   in  West Kootenay.  J. Hoover, President.  E. J. Dyer, Cashier  THE  EXCHANGE NATIONAL  BANK  OF  SPOKANE,  STATE  OF  WASHINGTON.  Capital.. .'.'���������.-.  Surplus...... V  .$250,000  .$30,000  FOREIGN  AND   DOMESTIC  EXCHA    GES  BOUGHT AND  SOLD.  ACCOUNTS   OF  MINERS  AND  MERCHANTS  SOLICITED.  Cable Transfers Made.  P. O. box 69.  Telephone 24.  Edward Ap  &Co.  S. E. corner Baker and Josephine streets,  NELSON, B. C. :  '"   ^  I  FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE AGENTS,  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.   Collections made.   (,  Conveyancing documents drawn up.  Town  Lots  Lands   and   Mining  Claims  Handled  on Commission.  TIEXjEJ  LUMBER, ROUGH AND DRESSED,  SHINGLES, LATHS, MOULDINGS,  SASH, DOORS, GIG-SAW WORK,  TURNING-LATHE WORK.  ���������  ON   HAND   OR   MADE   TO  ORDER   ���������  ���������"I  ���������t  7 .1  The Best of Shipping Facilities.   300,00  feet of Lumber in  the Nelson Lumber Yard.  G.  ������.  BUOMANAtt.  P.O. address, Nelson or Kaslo.  *T    m   !��������������� ������-   I ��������� mm THE MINES :  NELSON,  B. C,  SATUEDAY,  APEIL 27, 1893.  LATEST  NEWS FEOM LARDO  EVEEYONE IS  PULL OP HOPE AND  GIVES  PEAOTICAL MANIFESTATIONS  Short, Sketches Concerning the Doings of Those  Hardy Pioneers Who Have fl'ihne<l Their Faith  to I^ardo and Blave Set ������iat to Work for the Consummation of Their Wishes.  Lardo    continues  to  boom   along   despite  a  spirit of depression in other circles.     The popu-  ,  lation  numbers   upwards  of one   hundred   at  present. -      ,  The new wharf will be finished in a few days  and men are now working on the foundations  u for the saw mill to be established there. The  corral and-stable for- the Lardo Transportation  Company is being built by Wild Bill, or W. T.  Hodge, as he is known by some. Twenty-one  head of horses which have been wintering at  the Meadows at the head of the Lake are there  ready for business and looking in excellent condition.  "���������'���������"���������A.: O. Pearson has a fine two-storey house  about eight miles up the Trout Lake trail, which  lie is" fitting up very comfortably. Those who  pat up there will receive every accommodation  which a wayside hotel.of the first order can  ...afford. The structure is very creditable. All  . the carpenter work has been done in split cedar  with a jack plane.  , George Bartlett has three men on the summit  in company with himself engaged in erecting  his hotel. There are three feet of soft snow at  this point but it is disappearing rapidly.  i H. P. Jackson and Bill Craft had a very  :������������������ .'di-fficuft trip into Trout Lake, but have now got  -the frame up for a large house and the foundation ready for a big tent, upon the lake shore.  i,;Thelake is still frozen over but. the ice is b'r'eak-  v irigvtp and the water is rising two inches daily.  ���������"t; JvSteveuson, a-boat builder, formerly of this  city, is endeavouring to get up to Trout Lake  with a large freight boat. He has taken three  men with him. He purposes using the boat in  the freight and passenger business; and if  -muscle;, block and tackle, and perseverance  Jcoun t f or an y th ing he m ean s t o get * th ere.  ?    There are about forty men camped at Duncan  :0i^ The trail from  ..Duncan  to  Lardo will be completed shortly as  .the townsite 'company,, has declared its intention  ���������to  complete it themselves  if the Government  . does, not assist.  ' VThe  trail  from Lardo City1 to the head of the  ���������lake ' is  the best in. the district.     It has a four-  foot bed  and  is so well cnt out that with very  little trouble it could be converted into a-sleigh  road.  While   working for  their  own  interest   the  Lardo Townsite Company has done a great deal  for that section of the.country and deserves the  thanks of everyone directly or indirectly inter-  : eeted in that section.  On   her periodical trips up to Lardo the Ainsworth has crowds of passengers.  ..;���������: The First Batch.  Several  promising   prospects   showing   grey  copper  and  silver have been located about one  mile   behind   the   townsite   of  Duncan's,   and  several prospectors have mads locations north  .and east of Bremnand's camp in the Slocan.  "The head of the lake will be the outlet for these  ores.  Short of Water at Van Winkle Bar.  The Hydraulic company of Van Winkle bar,  near Lytton, have not begun work yet, being  obliged to wait for 'water until the mountain  snow melts more freely. The cool weather is  delaying mining as well as keeping back the  grass on the ranges.  General   Founders,   Engineers,   Boiler   Makers,   and   Manufacturers   of  All  Classes of Machinery.   - Sawmill and Marine Work a Specialty.  "    SOLE   M ANIJFACTIJKERS - OF   THE  Kendall Band Mill, B. 0. Shingle Machines, Steam  Log Hauling Machines.  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,:  <  Comer Alexander Street and Westminster Ave., VAN00UVEE, B. 0.  ., J. W. CAMPION,   "   ��������� ,   J.  E.  Secretary-Treasurer.  Agent West. Kootenay.  NOTICE.  ALL   ACCOUNTS   DUE   ME   MUST   BE   SETTLED  not later than May 3rd, 1893.  R. E. LEMON.  TWO   NEW   FIRE-PROOF   SAFES  ( J. & J. Taylor.)  Can be seen at the C.P.R. Freight Shed.  For further particulars apply to  C.   MAMBER,  Local Agent for J. &.. J. Taylor Safe Works  "VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ALL DEBTS  J31 due the firm of Bogle & Whalley, as per account rendered, which are not paid before the 1st of May, will be  placed in our solicitor's hands for collection.  David B.  Bogle.  E. Percy Whalley.  Nelson, AprilIV  Plasterer and Bricklayer  Will contract for ail kinds of work.   Materials furnished  and estimates.given for work in any town in  Kootenay Lake Country.  .'' '.'  .'ii'llllE   FOR   SALE  At Nelson and Pilot Bay or delivered at any point on  the lake in any quantity..  Address P.O. box 47, Nelson.  j. a. kirk  J.   F.  RITCHIE  KIRK & RITCHIE,  Dominion    and    Provincial    Land  Surveyors.  Office   over   Bank   of  British   Columbia,   Nelson,   B. C  Nelson Hotel Eestuarant  A carefully prepared menu, under the supervision of a  first-class chef.    Sunday dinner at six o'clock.  DURKIN & LYALL, Proprietors.  (Deputy Sheriff.)  LICENSED AUCTIONEER  NELSON, B. C.  Auction sales made at an# point in West Kootenay  District. Town lots and mining claims bought and sold on  commission. A general real estate business transacted.  Office for the present at residence, corner of Carbonate  and Kootenay  treets. 134  N  OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE  City of Kootenay Land and Improvement Company  (Limited Liability) m  Intend to apply at the expiration of three months from  the first publication of this notice for an order-in-Council  changing the name of the'"said Company to "The  Kootenay Land and Improvement Company, Limisted  Liability." ...  Dated this 11th day of April, A.D. 1893.  BODWELL & IRVING,  - Solicitors for the City of Kootenay Land and Improve-  .merit Company, Limited Inability.  146,-13  LIQUOR  LICENSE   APPLICATION.  E"OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THIRTY DAYS  from date I intend to apply to the Gold Commissioner for a liquor license for my hotel, situate .at  Kaslo, on A avenue. W. J. STEVENSON, Kaslo.  Nelson, B.C., April 18; 1893. 146-'4 -  LIQUOR   LICENSE   APPLICATION.  NOTICE IS HEREBY- GIVEN THAT THIRTY/ DAYS  after date I intend to,,apply to the^Gqld Commissioner  for a liquor license for my "hotel, situate "ut Lardo.  ���������'���������������������������'. P   F   RYAN  Nelson, B.C., April 5," 1893. '     ' HS-k  TIMBER   LICENSE   APPLICATION.    >  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THIRTY" DAYS  after date I intend to apply to the Honorable Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a license to cut arid  carry away timber on the following described land: On  "the east side of Slocan Lake, WestK>ootenay District,B.G.,  viz.: Commencing at a stake placed H miles south-east*, of  New Denver, thence 250 chains in a south-west course,,  thence 80 chains in a westerly course, thence 250 chains^'in  a northerly course, thence 40 chains to the place of cQm-  mencement, containing 1000 acres more or less.  ..:���������..���������.- S.M.WHARTON.;  New Denver, B.C., October 4, 1892. 146-4  N'  LIQUOR   LICENSE  APPLICATION.  OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THIRTY DAYS  from date I intend applying to the Gold Commissioner, for a license to sell liquor in my hotel, situate at the  south end of Trout Lake'where the Government trail goes  to the Lake. '     v  . .������������������������������������.���������  April 1,1893. II.  P.  JACKSON.  NOTICE.  Thirty days from date I intend to apply to the Gold  Commissioner for a license to sell liquor in a hotel situate  on the Government land 10 miles above the town of Lardo.  April 1, 1S93. A. C. PEARSON.  AYrOUNG MAN WITH FIFTEEN YEAR'S EXPERIENCE in business, and now manager of a first-class  general store in the N. W. T. wishes to communicate with  some live man who is willing to furnish half the capital  required to open up a store in some important town of  Kootenay, B.C.   Address J., care of The Miner.  Telephone 45.  Physician, Surgeon, and Accoucheur,  Office :   Stanley and Victoria Streets  uajwiMHWJiwn1^ ^xX>^i*tS&^iir.eiL  */>g/igi"n_.nw_.;_i___sa:  t������i^j&x!.i^,.iAt>>,-A-A-ZK^m&.-z������WJ������nrK^  WIA:  THE  MINEE:  NELSON.   B.  0:,  SATUEDAY,  APEIL 29,  1893.  mMA  %^hf^im '..-������������������  mMA  mm  fit  Bafff'iM" ������������������'������������������  P#V ���������.���������  JZMM ���������-���������:-:���������  lm:$%< ,:���������.  tm-m- -��������� v  mAti ���������������������������  ���������������;������������������;  IS*,?-, ���������%>������������������'  I'ifiiM. v .. ,  tor ���������  ill:  The Miner is printed on Saturdays, and will be  mailed to subscribers at the following cash-in-advance  rates: Three months $1.50, six months $2.50, one year $4.  Contract Advertisements will be inserted at the  rate of $3 an inch (down the column) per month. A  special rate for advertisements of over 2 inches.  Transient Advertisements will be inserted for  15 cents a line for the first insertion and 7 cents a line  for each additional insertion. Twelve lines of 9 words  each make an inch. All advertisements printed for  a less period than 3 months considered transient and  must be paid for in advance. Advertisements of less  than 12 lines will be counted as 12 lines.  Letters to the Editor will only appear over the  writer's name. Communications with such signatures  as "Old Subscriber," "Veritas," "Citizen," etc., etc.,  will not be printed on any consideration.  Birth Notices free if weight qf child is given; if  weight is not given $1 will teV? charged. Marriage  announcements will be charged from $1 to $ 10���������accordingto the social standing of the bridegroom.  Job Printing in good style at fair rates. Cards^  envelopes, and letter, note, and account papers kept  in stock. ,  ^ LESSON IN WARDNER,  The fate of the town of Wardner, which was  recently wiped out by fire carries an object  lesson to the people of Nelson. ������  Close upon the news relating to the destruction of Wardner comes the complaint of a number of dangerous stove pipes within the city  limits. These have been laid before the fire  wardens and they have decided to make a general visit to all the "buildings in the city.  For some cause or other the fire wardens have  ",...'���������'������.'���������.''       -,, ' ���������������������������������������������  not been any too rigid in their enforcement of  the terms of the commission in the past, but  ^imw that they have made a start they may be  counted upon to do the thing up well.  ',���������"��������� ������������������'.tT1fi'6s6 whose places are- considered a menace  to the rest of the city must not consider that  they have been dealt roughly with by the fire  fire wardens should they be ordered to make  necessary alterations.  No man has a right to increase the fire risks  of his neighbor by his own niggardly economy  or negligence, and the wardens will see that  such things do not occur.  The Fire Warden are given extensive powers  under the Act repecting the prevention of fires  in unincorporated villages and towns, having  power to regulate the position of stoves, fire  places or furnaces, chimneys, stovepipes and  smokestacks, and the removal or alteration of  any of them. And generally to take such steps  as they consider necessary to check the spread  of fire.  There is also a rather stiff clause respecting  disobedience of the mandate of the majority of  the fire wardens, so that with'men in office who  will conscientiously carry out their full powers,  much of the danger of a conflagration in Nelson  may be avoided.  GET A MOVE ON  The much-vexed question regarding the ownership of the New Denver townsite was rendered  none the more easy of solution last week by the  pre-emption of Arthur Dick.  The unsettled state of things regarding the  townsite's ownership is working a great hardship to the residents of that place. The New  Denver people are heartily sick of watching the  " double shuffle " which the Government members have been dancing to the music behind the  scenes.  The reserve has been taken off the land���������the  reason doubtless being that it could not be  satisfactorily explained���������two claimants have  been fighting over the district for more than a  year. A Government committee has investigated the whole matter and tendered its finding  to the House���������and yet the position of things  remains practically unchanged.  If the House was not to be guided by its own  '.committee's finding in  the matter,   for what  purpose was  it allowed to take  the evidence  bearing on the, case ?  Either both claimants have failed to carry  out the Government provisions or else one of  them is entitled to the land.  The latest phase of the case is outlined in the  last issue of the Victoria Colonist, in which it is  announced that neither A, S. Farwell nor  Angus McGrillivray have complied with the  forms of the law entitling them to ownership.  APPEND, YOUR AUTOGRAPH.  The collectors, Messrs. Gilker and Teetzel,  appointed to make a canvas of the town in  soliciting subscriptions for the proposed hospital at Nelson have commenced work, and now  that a move has been made it will soon be determined whether the rhospital which South  Kootenay needs so much will be established or  not.  Those wiliing to subscribe have the option of  subscribing for a public hospital or for one  under the management of the Sisters, or if the  donor is indifferent the amount for which he is  willing to subscribe is marked collectable in the  event of either policy being adopted.  As the hospital will be for the general benefit  of South Kootenay the canvas should not be  confined to the residents of Nelson alone, but  should be extended to all the points in Southern  Kootenay.  A good example set by the citizens of Nelson  cannot fail to have its effect in other places.  What is worth doing at all is worth doing well,  and the people of Nelson will no doubt keep  that in view in subscribing the amounts which  they are willing to give.        '���������������������������"*���������  CURRENT COMMENTS.  Now that the Legislature has adopted the  system of sending one Cabinet Minister to England each year the tone of the Legislature  should greatly improve. Seeing the elephant  " at 'oine " should be a drawing card.  The report is current in Victoria that A. B������.  Gray has distanced all competitors in the race  for Deputy Commissioner of the Bureau of  Statistics.  Edwin Booth has probably faced the footlights for the last time. He lies at the point of  death in NewT York.  At the conclusion of the World's Fair the  monster Krupp gun, the largest piece of ordnance in the world, will be presented to Chicago  by Herr Krupp, and will be mounted on a fort  built in Lake Michigan, opposite Hyde Park.  Our own Mr. Kellie is reported to be on the  move homeward from the Capital. Kellie has  recently' been in Seattle, where he is reported  to have been conferring with New York and  Seattle capitalists in regard to mining investments in the Kootenay country, and has received, he says, definite instructions to at once  secure several properties in the Lardeau section.  Wonder what sized hat " our own " is wearing now ?  Col. Baker, Provincial Secretary and Minister  of Education, has gone to England to represent  the Province at the Imperial Institute, and will  be away several months.  By the way, the Colonel was not long in the  Cabinet before he located the plum.  'Tis said that as a reward for always voting  right, S. A. Rogers, one of the representatives,  in  the Legislature for the populous district of  Cariboo, will h& taken into the Cabinet. The  Fifth Minister will no doubt have to manage  the Provincial Health Boards and see that the  other provisions of the Attorney-General's  Health Act are carried out.  EDUCATION OFFICE,  :'"','���������'���������. April 18th, 1892.  WHEREAS THE C UNC L OF PUBLIC INSTRUC  TION is empowered, under the "Public School Act,"  to create school districts inadditipri tothose already existing, and to define the boundaries thereof, and from time to  time to alter the boundaries of existing Districts ; it is  hereby notified that the Council has been pleased to create  the tract of land included within the under-mentioned  boundaries a School District under the title of " Kaslo  School District.",,  All that part of the eastern portion of lots 208 and 209,  West Kootenay District, known as the Town of Kaslo.   .  S. D. POPE,  147-1 Secretary, Council of Public Instruction.  ���������^TOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT  Messrs. Richardson & Bealey  Have been instructed to collect all debts due the firm of  Bogle & Whalley, and are authorized to receive the same  and give receipts.  April 27, 1893. BOGLE & WHAJLLEY.  LIQUOR LICENSE APPLBCAT8QN.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THIRTY DAYS^  from date I intend to apply to the Gold Commissioner  for a license to sell liquor at my hotel situate at the town-  site of Say ward. F. C. ALLAN.  Nelson, April 25, 1893. 144-4  NOTICE.  QUEEN BESS MINERAL CLAIM.  To all whom it may concern: Take notice that I, J. H.  Moran, free miner's certificate No. 42,748, intend, 60 days  from the date hereof, to apply to the gold commissioner  for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above claim, and further  take notice that adverse claims must, be sent to the gold  commissioner and action commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  J. H. MORAN, New Denver.  Dated this 28th day of January, 1893. 138-8.  A  NEWSPAPER     AND  Job Plant that originally  cost $1,800, and which is now  o^-xr-*,      R-*n    Aata-w"      on view in Victoria, will be  JOB      PLANT     sold for $1250, on easyterms  ���������"..-���������- of  payment.     A  small   ex-  w****.*"* <������** Bk a   B-"? pehditure would enable the  PUK OALC purchaser to fit out a neat  little weekly newspaper ofnce  with job plant.  This is a splendid opportunity for a good printer with  small means. The plant consists of Colt's Armory press,  10x15 bed, with throw-off, patent ink disc, ink fountain,  and steam attachments, and having cost laid down in  Victoria $410. One small Gordon press. One 24-inch Sanborn paper cutter, 100 fonts job type, brevier body type,  six fonts wood type, four imposing stones, cases, stands, J  cabinets, chairs, galleys, etc. . , ���������" "   ���������'.  Will be sold en bloc on easy terms, or any single article  for cash.   For further particulars apply to or address  Alp. W. Wood, The Miner Office, Nelson, B.C.  J. Hoover, President.  E. J. Dyer, Cashier  $  ���������THE  EXCHANGE NATIONAL BANK  OF SPOKANE,  STATE OF WASHINGTON.  Capital  ,....$250,000  Surplus  $ 80,000  FOREIGN AND  DOMESTIC  BXCHA   GES  BOUGHT AND  80LD.  ACCOUNTS  OF MINERS AND  MERCHANTS  SOLICITED.  Cable Transfers Made.  -VII THE MINER :  NELSON, B. 0.,  SATUEDAY,  APEIL 27, 1893.  O  -=������_  THE  "^-  1.  2.  4.  5.  ���������SB'S  The Gateway of the Lardo-Duncan Mining Gamps.  The Only Flat Land, not Subject to Overflow, and the Only Harbor at  the North End of Kootenay Lake.  A Railway Point; vide 0. P. R. Reports  The Head of Navigation at the North End of Kootenay Lake  The Terminus of the Government Trail to the Mines  :������  Examine the Map of "West Kootenay!  Examine the Head of Kootenay Lake!  Examine the Townsite of Lardo! and  PROVE THESE  H  OR YOURSELVES  ������:  As previously announced by notices already published, the  first 200 lots having been sold, prices are now advanced to  TEEMS: One-third cash, one-third in 3 months, and one-third  in 6 months.  , ~Hj_ ~R������ H\rT1 A TiTi A C^HFC"j  Stone Block. Kaslo City, B. 0. MANAGING AGENT.  ���������Si!-  %:���������������  1 V  ^MMmiMiimiMMaM^  vtH ���������^rril,*M^~'r^iV"'"ii>l-'i;'iia**^^  liBiSlgiSSSiEiese^^  U^i.U^itcUwriA(-~  ���������afe*;a_____^.v^.,..p.,..w������rt.<__������_^  J; y  I*  lktAi"  WA  "K *'..'��������� ���������'  'rA-U A  J������t?  mm::  kS���������j^ivrtf���������1-.,���������  Mm-  BpftiSt'  mm-  IP ���������  SSL  it-  Pip  WB:  mm-  pp  ������������������������  |fp  tav  wit-"  IWA'-  mS"'  Mm  &w*A"  \%0,:  tit'  ���������������'  'fes '���������������������������  1 3~_>JS  lift  3S-I&  ?1     t  1  I  6  THE MINEE: KELSON,  B. 0.,  SATUEDAY,  APEII?k7, 1893.  RIPW^  OONOEENINa THINGS  HE;; DID IN BEITISH  -  COLUMBIA 30 YEAES AGO.  Since   Wliicli   Time  He  Has   Allowed  Woaidcrfially  Iticli'Placers' to   Remain Unwor&e<l Because file  16cal3y   Hod Wot Time to Grow RicSi l>y''Working"  TIicisi for tlae Yellow' D.ust. "  " A stqut old gentleman with a stulfby- beard  that added to the resolute expeession of his face  was found at the Falls Fiew hotel yesterday  afternoon,;" says the Spokane Chronicle in prefacing a mining romance.  - This was Robert L. Dore, of San Francisco,  who came near revolutionizing the destinies of  the NorthrWest countries some thirty years  ago, and almost annexe British Columbia to  the United States. He made, a fortune at that  time from placer mines a few miles over the  boundary, which have since been deserted, and  he is now on his way back to rediscover them,  and-'expects to retrieve his waning fortunes  before the end of the summer.  Mr. Dore was extremely reticent about his  past history, but after much persuasion told the  following.brief story, which halTbeen fully corroborated by others who are familar with the  early history of the North-West.  "In the spring of 1863 it was my fortune to  discover a'���������placer' field' a few m iles n or th of the  boundary line. Satisfied of its richness I returned to this country and guided a little band  .'���������������������������'of friends and warkmen to the new fields. It  was the richest field I ever saw. My workmen  some days made me a clear profit of $2,000 to  $3,800, and my friends 'made snug sums by  working other parts" of the field. The news  spread and other bands rushed to the neA\ fields  until there were nearly 300 men in the valley at  midsummer.  "Then we heard that the British authorities  were after us for trespassing on their grounds,  contrary to the law. That roused the' miners,  and they swore never to be driven from the  field by any soldiers. Every, man was well  aroused and nearly all were old fighters who  could make ugly use of knivers or guns. As  soon as they heard that the troops were approaching a mass meeting was held and it was  decided to hold the ground. The miners were  organized into a rude little army, and no sooner  did they begin to realize-their own strength  than they began to talk of seizing the province  and declaring it part of the United States. The  idea spread like wildfire, and the whole camp  was wildly enthusiastic over the scheme.  " But the troops came nearer and it was seen  that we were outnumbered ten to one. The  men had declared rne their leader, and'I.saw  that fighting was useless, and our only hope  was to escape with our gold while we could.  We left the camp one night and marched to the  border, but the soldiers and customs house  officers were ohead of us and met us at the line.  They ordered lis to halt and demanded that we  should allow them to inspect our baggage. That  meant confiscation of our gold dust. Our men  got their pistols and knives ready and I led  them towards the line. An officer stepped forward. I pointed a pistol at him and said stop.  He stopped and the men filed past unto American toil. I lowered the pistol and followed  them. They gave a big cheer. We marched  back to California, and that is all there was  about it."  Mr. Dore is accompanied by T. E. Champion,  a young San Francisco capitalist. They went  to Bonner's Ferry last night, but would not tell  anyone where their placer fields were located,  except " not far from the line." They took with  them a wagon load of food, arms, tents and  tools, and say a number of men will soon follow  the m.    Wiped Out toy Fire.  Wallace. Idaho, was almost totally wiped out  by fire on Thursday. The losses will aggregate  $150,000.  *:  :*  Now assured to Nakusp by the immediate construction of the Nakusp & Slogan  Railway, which will start at Nakusp and end at the Forks of Carpenter Creek,  directly in the centre of the Slocan Mines. ^  t.  Kcao  Thirty-five miles of railway from Nakusp will tap the whole of the mines of the  Slocan District, and the Ores are bound to come out by the Natural Gateway,  via Nakusp to the general welfare and prosperity of the Province.  r\    i*  A Provincial Railway ''Charter and Subsidy and a Dominion Railway Charter  have been obtained for the Nakusp &; Slocan Railway, and the Canadian Pacific  .'Railway- Company have entered into an agreement to lease and operate tile railway for twenty-five years. There can be. no doubt as to the importance of  Nakusp-���������the Gateway of the Slocan Country either from the North or South,  and the principal shipping and distributing point for all the district tributary to  Slocan Lake.  Vi.  Now in contemplation, consequent on the definite settlement of the Railway  question. The Nakusp & Slogan Railway will bid built with a rush  right into the heart of the Mines. See Wardner's and other experts' estimates  of the production of Slocan Mines in the press. All this now assured is directly  tributary to the Nakusp & Slocan Railway.  ,   %������M  on   April 20th at  old  prices,   but  will  be advanced  20%  on   May  1st.  G-eneral Agents,  Vancouver, B.C.  E. 0. OAEPEiTTEE, Manager.  All the principal mines in Slocan District can be reached  in from two to seven miles from this hotel, which is  located at Three Forks on Carpenter creek.  The Dining Room is under the immediate superienten  dence of Mr. C. Bo wen, formerly of Windsor hotel of  ; Butte, Montana, and the Rogers' hotel, Missoula  who will see to it that the cuisine of the Three Forks  is not excelled by that of any other hotel in West  Kootenay. i   Special Kates for Weekly Hoarders.  ,  Private fifcooms for Transient Citiests.  RESTAURANT AND LUNCH COUNTER  Meals at fall Sffoiars  of tlae  ������>ay and   Nigfit.  :i54-tt  Cold and Hot Luncheon.  Now ready for business.  One and all, call and see me.  BEN EDINGTON, Proprietor.  Baker street, Nelson, B. C.  HAS ON DISPLAY A FULL RANGE OF  Plain and Fancy Worsted Suitings and Scotch and  Irish Tweeds and Serges.  DPIE-IICIES TO  SUIT THE TIIMIZES  ra-BLUE EXDQE HOUSE  Ten miles from Kaslo on the trail to Slocan mines.  First  Class  Accommodations for Travelers.    Best  Brands of Liquors and Oigars.  PRICES   MODERATE.  McDonald Bros.  Proprietors.  W. M. MACKINNON, 0. E.  (Ass. Mem. Inst. C. E.)  Water Supply, Irrigation, Water   Power,   Bridges  Structural Iron Work, Etc,  Office corner Homer and Cordova sfcs., 133-tf  VANCOUVER, B. C.  iii  tfr  Jen  kmc,iJHRffi!uyfbimns>M^i!i4S  S^fflliOaiMaftim^ \i,  THE MINER:  NELSON, B. 0.,   SATUEDAY,  APEIL 27, 1893.  ������3  *^^  ������-  34   MILES   FROM   KASLO  :������  The Distributing Point for the Duncan G-old Fields and Great Silver Ledges of Lardo  District. A Wagon-Eoad to Argenta at Head of Kootenay Lake is under Construction. A Trail will shortly be Constructed from Duncan to the centre of the  Lardo Mines. Beautifully Situated. Level Land. The Only Point on Upper  Kootenay Lake.  et in on  14  r  ance in  / /  9 '        ���������  io Days  X     IX     XX      X  X     X     X     X     X     X      XX  XX      X      XXX  IB  i���������Jr"-*==-r  only  agon-  hip  s  Thus avoiding the  and shortening the  nt for Duncan City and the Gold Fields,  der Construction from this Point to the foot  Lake, Connecting Duncan with this Town,  angerous Navagation of the Lower Duncan  Distance to Upper Kootenay Lake seven Miles.  V"  ^������-  11  For further Information as to Prices for Lots, Terms, etc, Apply to  456* I,!'- <; :������������������.  pi  S?.;..������  ... ..T  HIS  JeVVttf  E Tf> ' *������?  li>.-.'vTv  ������������$?  ml  l> >:   t*  V" *4  ���������������3  ���������j-#8  &$&'���������������������������  *mi ���������  &'.  m  i*M������:}  1 Soviet;  h&&i ���������  m-tt  Kngineer IS owe r Is Wipes Owl Hie Previous Locations  of the Railway and Will Prepare a Survey Nearer  to Say ward. Tin us Lessening tlae Amount of Stock  Worlt Necessary in Construe! ion.  W. M. Newton, J.P., is in town from "Say-  ward. He reports that a number of hard characters are pilfering from the construction company's caches, as well as from neighboring  points of supply, and boasting of their depredations afterwards.  The white tents which have hitherto marked  the location of Say ward are giving place, to the  usual wooden structures, common to this  country.  A party of surveyors, under the command of  A.:.E. Hodgins, of Nelson, are laying off the  town into lots. The beautifully level stretch of  bench lands running parallel with the Columbia  River has again attracted attention as a desirable point for a townsite in  this country when  available townsites are few and far between,  and now,that the Nelson &Fort Sheppard road  passes through the property, its position as the  supply point where the river service meets the  railway service, is now fully established.  Several  sub-contracts  have   been  let for the  railroad work, and Contractor Larson sent in a  gang of men who at once set about felling trees  and  constructing a large headquarter com mis- ,  sariat supply store for the railroad..  They slate that, at least one thousand men  will draw their supplies from and spend their  money at Say ward.  Several applications for hotel licenses have  already been received ; one confident man has .  already commenced the erection of his hotel,  and the <moral and commercial aspects of  "whiskey" here present themselves anew for  the serious consideration of all concerned.  The locatory and topographical party of the  railway, under Mr. Hislop, is still here in full  force, but it is under-stood that they will move a  few miles up the Beaver Creek in a few days  when the transport train comes in. It is understood that Mr. Roberts, the chief engineer,  wiped out the entire location as already laid  down, and directed the survev of a new line  still closer to the town.  Mr. W. M. Newton, J.P., formerly of Pilot  Boy, is in charge of the townsite in the interests  of the "West Kootenay Land Company, Ltd."  and is putting up temporary offices preliminary  to erecting a two-storey building for the company on the adjoining lot.  W. J. law. Out for a Eace.  W. J. Law has issued a challenge to the winner  of    the   Haskins-Haman   boat  race for  a  match at Revelstoke on Dominion day in 15-foot  skiffs, one mile down stream north of the  C,P.R. bridge, for a sum of $100 to $600, and  has deposited $25 forfeit. ���������  ,  m  E  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYORS,  NOTARY PUBLIC,  CONVEYANCING.  E������J������S  PsaaroMUAJuan  iw n\ turn iwflig  ���������*  The above Townsite is now placed on the  market.   It is situated on the north end of Trout Lake,  mous Lardeau country, which is going to be  n  one of the richest mining regions in America. Numerous  rich claims have been found close to this townsite,  which  will make it the distributing point for an  -1  immense tract of country.  It is  the  only lev  el land on  the  north end of the lake.  The owners  i intend  to expend  money on streets  and other improvements in the spring.  The  trail  from  Lardeau  l City,  on  Arrow  Lake, to  Kootenay Lake runs through this townsite..   For 30  days from date One Hundred Lots will be. Sold for  a  Q  For Further Particulars Apply to  i i  i  OFFICES;    NELSON   AND     KASLO,   B    C.  Offices at Nelson, and Kaslo, B. C.  .   Or to HENRY CROFT, Victoria, B. C  m  i'SI  <  / *s  Hi  ii  ���������MIMl������M���������M������UI___WI__M_t____m^ Svk  .fin?.- MINER: NELSON, B. 0.,  SATUEDAY,  APEIL 29, 1893.  WE WAIT TILL FAEREL GOMES  THAT IS WHAT THE PILOT BAY SMELTER  PEOPLE ARE DODTG NOW.  Franklin  Farrel  Will  Visit this Section in Mayor  June, and if the Smelter is to  he  Completed It  Will he Ready for Work Next Fall���������Till Then Be  . Content.- '���������;  Superintendent Jenks, of the Pilot Bay  smelter, in a recent interview concerning the  future of the smelter, said to n Spokane reporter :  .;'...  "Little work has been done during the past  month, and I do not think much will be done  until the arrivalof Franklin Farrel, who is the  principal stockholder of the company. He is  expected to visit Pilot Bay in May or June, and  after that we will know what is to be done this  summer. Until that time I do not think there  will .be'much change. AVork has not entirely  ceased, but only a few men are employed at  present.  It is safe to say that at least two-thirds of the  building is done. The wharf and warehouse,  the blacksmith and carpenter's shops, the boiler  room and the assay and general offices were  ready for use several months ago. The building^ for the smelter and roasting furnace are  practically done, while the building for the  sampling room and engine? room is well advanced. Part of the foundation of the refinery  has been laid. This leaves the sampling mill to  be completed and the refinery to be built to  have all ready ior the machinery."  THE   NEOSHA   SOLD.  New York Money Credited With   the Responsibility  of the Transfer.  Information has been received in Spokane  that Joseph Youngs, who is now in New York,  has sold the Neosha mine, located three miles  south-west of Ainsworth, and owned by Dr.Coe  and   J.   Wallace,   to   New   York   parties   for  $35,000.  The property is developed by a shaft 130 feet  deep, and improved hoisting machinery is in  place. The Neosha may be already classed as a  producer. Messrs. Coe and Wallace paid  $10,000 for the claim and have shipped 155 sacks  of ore. c ?  New York parties are. now negotiating  through Mr. Youngs for the purchase of the  Norma, adjoining the Neosha, and owned entirely in Spokane. This property is also said to  have a very fine showing of high grade ores.  CJetting Ready for the Season.  The  work of putting the steamer Peerless in  working order for the opening of navigation is  well under way. The work is being done at  Kamloops under the supervision of Ernest  Fletcher,  The New I&.I>.<&.M. of B.���������.  G. C. Tunstall, of Kamloops, has received the  appointment of District Deputy Grand Master  Workman for the interior, of.British Columbia.  Lardo Takes Another Raise.  The Lardo Townsite Company has announced  that in consequence of the improvements now  being made, including wharf, grading and  clearing, etc., etc., and the recent heavy sales,  prices will be raised on and after Saturday, to  inside lots $150, corner $200.  A. liikely Looking Ledge.  Eugene  Calluin   reports  striking a ledge on  the Snow Water after tunnelling 135 feet.    The  Snow Water is a gold property in the neighborhood of White Water. The ledge shows up  fine.  NELSON  Livery & Feed Stable,  WILSON & WILLIAMSON,  PROPRIETOKS.  HAY AND  GRAIN FOE SALE.  Omnibus and carriages to arid from all trains and steamboat wharves. Saddle and pack animals for hire. Freight  hauled and all kinds of job teaming attended to.  Stable on Baker Street.   Office with Wilson & Perdne.  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 :  No. 4 Houston ������& Ink Building, Josephine Street.  \t''\  llil  ING. -PRO-PERT  NEGOTIATED.  Address,   Nelson  or  Kaslo, B. 0,  (Notary Public.)  Mining and Real Estate  BROKER,  Auctioneer and Commission Agent,  REPRESENTING*-  Thc Confederation Life Association, the Phoenix Fire  Insurance Cpmpany, and the Provident Fund Accident  Society; also the Sandy Croft Foundry Company, near  Chester, England, makers of all kinds of mining machinery, air compressors, rock breakers, stamps, etc.  No.   1,  JOSEPHINE  STREET,   NELSON, B. 0.  Lots for Sale in  33  Adjoining the government townsite of Nelson  AT $125 AND UPWARDS  With a rebate for buildings erected.   The best residential  property in Nelson, values sure to increase.   Apply  W. A.  Jowett, agent for Nelson and district,  or limes & Richards, Vancouver, B.C.  W.  A.  JOWETT,  Mining & Real Estate Brokers, Auctioneers & Commission Agent.  JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON, B.C.  LOOK AT THIS  Vx^  (BARREL OR   CASE.)  For any good Liquors, Oigars, Tobaccos, Hour,   ������������������  Groceries, Etc., Go to the  Hudson's Bay Company  BAKER STREET,  NELSON, B.C.  6. W. RICHARDSON  Nelson, B. ���������.  R. J. BEAUKY  Maslo, B. ���������.  RICHARDSON & BEALEY  Real Estate and Financial Agents.  ON REAL ESTATE SECURITY.  ESTAURANT  COR.  BAKER AND   WARD  STREETS.  ������  NOW OPEN���������  AT ALL HOURS,  DAY OR MIGHT  MRS. W. 0. PHILLIPS, Proprietress.  East Ba&er Street, Nelson,  Is one of the best hotels in Toad Mountain district,  -.  and is the headquarters for prospectors and  working miners.  The Table is not Surpassed by that of any Hotel  in the Kootenay Lake country.  At the Bar is Dispensed Fine Liquors and Oigars,  and the bed-rooms are newly furnished.  RIALONE  ������fe   TRKGIIAUS.... ".'..:���������.. PROPRIETOKS  O     "WV   BUSK,  Assoc. M. Inst. C. E., M. Can. Soc. C. E.  PROVINCIAL -.:- LAND -:- SURVEYOR,  B^-Jl.^'OTJDR;,   IB-   O-  Telephone Connection.  PTvr i&J^aM&IS^'&'g^:;^^  ���������'������������  I  u  'J-(!*'���������  ������4  _.-.-> _j'v^  "^11 !!Jf  10  THE  MINER: NELSON.  B,0:,  SATURDAY, APRIL 29,  1893.  i5f  Ml  w*  Vii  m  Ite >  k&S 111  _fei" J  i'  ?L  .j'll  |&$  >iJ5iJ  *'-  ��������� v*"l  !$������������������ il  a  b *  J   1 >*  lr > I  vi  v.;  it :i  It -  I*"   E-V  i:  *-   ',-  ;...''���������,  ?\   ?  Situated at the Head  of Navigation oh the Northeast Arm of the  w Lake, West Kootenay, B. 0., is  To the Richest Mines in West Kootenay District, situated on Fish Greek, North  of Lardeau Oity; and in the Lardeau Pass, Southeast of Lardeau. The Mines are  reached by Trail from Lardeau, which is naturally the distributing point for  supplies- and the shipping point for ore from these Rich Mining Fields.  m  Now on sale at the office of the undersigned  The terms are reasonable, and there is ever reason to state that a handsome profit will be realized  on all lots purchased at present prices.  Arrangements  have  been  made for the clearing of a portion of the Townsite, for the erection of  Hotel and Stores, and for various other improvements, so that. Lardeau City -.will build up rapidly  in the early Spring,  Lardeau  City is  the  entrance point for the Lardeau Pass, which reaches through to the head of  Kootenay  Lake,   and  application  has already been  made for a charter to build a railway from  Lardeau City to Lake Kootenay and Nelson.  Lardeau City is not a town competing with several other points in the same district.  It is naturally the best   point  for supplying the surrounding   mining country, and there is a.  brighter prospect for it to-day than there was for Kaslo a year ago.  Lots purchased in   the latter place last year have sold this summer at an advance of from two  to a thousand per cent.  For further particulars apply  to f  DANGEKS IN THESE DELAYS  WHICH MAY  MILITATE AGAINST THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A HOSPITAL HERE  wne of .Kelson's Business Men Intimates that the  Pushers of the Hospital Scheme Will lose a  CIiMttfe of Practical Sympathy if They Bo Not  ���������Get a Move On.  George A. Bigelow was much disappointed  when he returned from Bonner's Ferrv last  evening and discovered that the movement to  secure a public hospital for Nelson had resulted  as previous endeavors to the same end for the  past two years have resulted, in producing  nothing more than talk.  " South Kootenay needs such an institution,"  he said, in conversation with a Miner representative, " and if the people of Nelson are  going to do nothing but talk they had better  stand aside and allow the more public-spirited  citizens of other Lake points to do what they  have been promising to do for so long. The  people of Nelson have received every encouragement from the Provincial Government to carry  the thing through, but in two years they have  not made anything like progress towards locating the institution in Nelson. There is a Government site ready, a Government grant waiting, but instead of taking advantage of these,  they have opened a squabble on religious matters, which should not in any way be allowed to  creep into the  matter.  " If the people of Nelson would get a move on  and secure the hospital they could spend next  summer in squabbling oyer religious matters if  they chose. For my part I have some money  ready for   that hospital scheme,  but if those  interested do not get down to work within a  week they will not get it, because I have promised Kaslo people that they cau have my subscription if Nelson does not make a move in the  meantime.     ������������������ ��������� .. ������������������ .'   ..������������������     ''���������    , v  LARSON HERE AND AWAY.  Mis Has No Definite Information to   -Give and. Malces  No   Noise.  Peter Larson did not waste much time in  Nelson. He came, took a bird's eye view of the  situation, and vanished.  Those who accompanied him have an eye on  sub-contracts, but as yet nothing has been decided upon.  Larson is not over-communicative, and will  hardly ever have a chance of contradicting himself. He has not. made up his mind yet, and  has no inclination to give his views to the  people.  Any details of Larson's plans are speculations  and some are wide of the mark.  ������..*���������  Will shortly appear in an enlarged  form,    and   tvill   have   a   staff  of  correspondents      rep?'esenting    every  point in the Kootenay Country.   .  THE NO. 1 LEASED  The fullest and latest'accounts of  Mining a?id Mining Operatio?is  in the famous West Kootenay  Country will be recorded.  ������  *  To The Owners of the Highlander for a Term of Two  Years.  There is considerable activity in mining  circles, and the predictions that it will be a  lively camp this summer give promise of being  realized.  The No. 1 mine has been leased for two years  to the owners of the Highlander, and work wrill  be commenced at once.  It is now an assured fact that a mill will be  put in on the sky line and worked within the  next four months.  The Neosha has changed hand and will be  worked within a few weeks.  Later tidings regarding the strike on the  Highlander establish the width of the vein at  six feet, while the ore is said to assay as high as  450 ounces to the ton.  The fob Printing Department of  The Miner   has   lately   been   en-  7'iched with   ?ieiv   Material and  abundance     of     Printer's    Fine  Stationery.  Mail Orders from any part of  the District will receive prompt  and careful attention.  Estimates furnished o?i all classes  of Printing, Lithographing a?td  Bookbinding.  ADDRESS  THE WllNER PRINTING & PUBLISHING CO.  NELSON,    B.C. THE  MIUEE: NELSON.  B.  0���������  SATURDAY,  APEIL 29,  1893.  11  LOCATED   ON   THE    COLUMBIA  CREEK,    ABOUT   TWO  PEND   D'OREILLE   RIVER,  RIVER AT   BEAV  S   NORTH   OF   TH  The  Junction  of River and  Railway Transportation. ,    ..  The  Supply Point  of the Southern  end of the Nelson & Fort Sheppard - Railway,  now  being Constructed.  Persons Desiring Locations for  Immediate  Building  Can  Have  Choice of alternate Lots  at $150 for Corners and $100 for Inside Lots, on and after Tuesday, April 24th.  Application to be  Made on the Ground,  FOR THE  j TD,  WBBW  TITLE   CROWN   GRANT  JOSHUA    DAVIES.  THE   THEEE   LINKS.  Oddfellows' Church Parade���������They  Attend the Presbyterian Church in a Body.  The Nelson Lodge of Oddfellows attended  divine service in a body at the Presbyterian  church on Sunday morning. The members  turned out in good force, and paraded from  their lodge room.  Rev. T. H. Rogers preached an interesting  sermon in which he outlined the nature of the  noble purposes for which the brotherhood of  Oddfellows had been organized in 1819, and also  giving a summary of the present grand workings oi; the order. The object of their brotherhood were tersely explained in their badge of  unity. On reference to the annual reports of  the Supreme Grand Lodge it would be found  that the Oddfellows possessed a larger membership throughout America than any other  society. Their donations for charities alone  last year exceeded $3,000,000.  In British Columbia the Oddfellows had a  membership of 1470, and their donations to the  families of deceased members exceeded $10,000  dining the past year.  THE BAND'S FIEST ASSIGNMENT  Will he a Much-Needed Rehearsal in the Silence of  I&aslo's Woods.  The aggregation of wind-jammers who are to  make music for the Kaslo variety theatre  arrived in Kaslo yesterday. The musicians  were picked up " here and there " around  Spokane, and when they got to Bonner's Ferry  and attempted the ensemble Manager Holland  was visibly impressed with the fact that there  was a stirring individuality about each of his  musical prodigies which gave the entire rendition the nature of a half-hour's go-as-you-please  competition.  The bandmaster started them out fairly on  what the big fellow with  the little drum called  " Some of Gilmour's high-falutin' stage music,"  and in a few minutes one of the cornets was  struggling with the ���������" Star-Spangled Banner,"  another was blowing out bad music about  " Marching Through Georgia," while the little  chap with the big horn was endeavoring, with  tears in his eyes, to toot the time for both  " Yankee Doodle " and 4< Home, Sweet Home."  When the boat reached Kaslo the musicians  wished to stir the citizens with their medley of  melodies as several hundred were ready to  greet them, but Manager Holland wisely prevented them, at the same time intimating that  as a preliminary he would take them out in the  bush beyond ear-shot and rehearse them.  EiOcal Alining Notes.  Messrs. Kellie & Co., the owners of the Dandy  mine, have decided to do considerable work on  their mine this summer, commencing as soon as  they can get provisions in.      They  continue to  have unlimited confidence in their property.  The Poorman will be worked again this summer on a more extensive scale, but the owners  have not decided as yet just what amount of  work will be done.  Bob Yuill, who has a commission to see that  no one carries off Toad Mountain in the night,  has serious intentions of converting his ranch  into a townsite and putting it on the market.  Presbyterian  Church Services.  Andrew Nesbit Bogle, brother of D. B. Bogle,  the formerproprietor of The Miner, a graduate  of Edinburgh University, is spending a few days  in Nelson. Mr. Bogle will probably occupy the  pulpit of the Presbyterian church to-morrow  evening in the absence of Rev. Thomas H.  Rogers, who purposes holding services in Kaslo  in the absence of Rev. Mr. Martin, who has not  yet returned to his post.  Charles Olsen, of Ainsworth, is reported to  have joined the ranks of the benedicts. The  bride is said to be Miss Anna Anderson.  JUST ARRIVED  At Robson.  First l\y��������� of the Season  l7iiported and Domesti* Cigars, Etc.  HUDSON'S BAY COMFY  BAKER STREET,    NELSON.  AGENTS FOR  Hiram Walker & Son's,       orw1      Fort Garry Flour Mills,  Limited, ana Manitoba.  ARCHITECT    AND   SUPERINTENDENT,  Plans, Specifications, and jDetail  Drawings Furnished.  Josephine Street, near Baker Street, Nelson, B.C.  TOWN   OF   NELSON.  Fire Warden's Notice.  N  OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  That the Fire Wardens of Nelson will visit all  business places within the limits of the town of  Nelson with a view to taking the necessory precautionary measures for the prevention of fires.  All persons offending after receiving due notice to  remove hazardous exposures will be prosecuted  under the Act for the Prevention of Fire in Unincorporated Districts.  D. B. BOGLE.  GEO.   A.  BIGELOW.  J. FRED. HUME.  Nelson, B.C., April 27, 1893. 147-1  ������  ��������� P. ��������������� i ���������  ���������'i .TVs."  -���������';������������������ ���������;  * ���������������.<.*��������� ':���������'>?' ���������F*x,\V-,\- ?*;-^/r������V-������'-*������^  &'.  ��������� H* ��������� '������    Vi*   - " ���������       ������   ' - m  ���������ii--  M-  h- hi*'  [���������r v?>  w  pi  pi  |;,v.', ;p  ���������>.,'< iK  mm  ���������A? w  T_K>.   i';  ���������1;!;l  1 $$  I1*'OS*  '."���������"i>  I-Kil  _.   . if  I'!/, j  ������..���������(..  SJ.  3.  .^  M  THE MOTEE : NELSON, B. 0.,  SATUEDAY,  APEIL 29, 1893,  j&-  Dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries, Provisions, Canned Goods, Hardware, Etc.   Miners' Supplies a Specialty.  The stock is full and complete in every Department, and the public will find it to their advantage to call and inspect G-oods  and compare Prices.  Telephone 27.  '-L' TZT Jr&-C^  Ffi -fcrC*.,  7, 9, and 11 East Vernon Street, NELSON, B. C.  ON THE RECLAMATION WOEK  ABOUT  12,000 AOEES   WILL BE FREE FEOM  WATEE THIS YEAE  This Season's Work Will he Resumed at. Once���������A  Steam Tug Has Keen Purchased aud Will he  Shipped in. as Soon as Possible���������A Gang of  Chinese^ Coming.  George A. Keefer, G.E., who has charge of  the engineering work in connection with the  Kootenay reclamation scheme, is registered at  the Phair. -   " "     '  In conversation with a Miner reporter he  announced that work would be resumed on the  great dyke in a few days,.as work was only delayed waiting the arrival of some renewals on  the big dredger which were shipped by way of  Bonner's Ferry.  Whencthis season's  work is  completed Mr.  Keefer  expects  that fully 12,000 acres of rich  meadow   lands   will   be   reclaimed,   from   the  boundary line to Davies ranch.  The work of last season was also delayed from  various causes, not more than three miles of  dyke being thrown up, but this year it is expected, when everything is in full swing, that  the dyke will grow one mile in length each  month.  The formation   of the  hills cuts the land up  into  a  series of pockets, and the work will  be  continued on this side of the river until the present dyke strikes the high ground on one of the  - hill slopes running down near the river bank.  Mr. Anderson, the company's representative,  has purchased a steam tug in Seattle, and will  have the same shipped in as soon as possible. It  will be registered as a British bottom and be  employed constantly on the work. As there is  nothing save cotton wood on the present side  of the river on which they are working the boat  will be employed chiefly in ferrying fuel across  to the works.  A gang of Chinamen will be put to work  within a few days to do the rough work in  connection with the dyking, as it is considered  they will stay with the work longer than white  men.  The land, when it is reclaimed, will be the  garden of West Kootenay, as it will have excellent communication with north and south.  TO HELP THE SCHOOL.  You   Must  ���������J������  BoWn Again into Your Pockets. But  You are Used to It.  Since the princely appropriation of the Provincial Government of $40 per annum for incidentals in connection with the maintenance of  the Public school has been expended twice over  for actual necessities the trustees have decided  to hold a concert by which to defray their expenditures.  Schools must be kept up, and in this connec  tion it is no doubt pleasant for the people of  Nelson to reflect that the Provincial Government is trading upon their generosity. If the  school would keep itself clean, and the climate  sufficiently tropical to render cord wood unnecessary ; if chalk would not persist in wearing away in the teacher's hand, and ink would  not dry up in the bottles, $40 per annum would  suffice for Nelson's Public school, but as none of  Nature's laws appear to bow in obedience to the  whims of British Columbia's Legislature, it is  not enough, and the deficiency must be met by-  a public concert.  SPOKANE   TO   MAKE   A   BID  TO THE 0. P. E. IN THE SHAPE OP A GUAE-  ANTEED PEEIGHT TONNAGE  For Which tae Merchants and Business Men of that  Citjf Mope the Canadian Pacific Will Build a  Road Through the Crow's Nest Pass and Connect  Theni With the Far East.  There is an old saying that straws show how  the wind blows. If this be so there is every  reason to believe that the Crow's Nest Pass  section of the C. P. R. system will be proceeded  with at once.  Since Spokane merchants and business men  emptied their thousands into the lap of "Jim "  Hill's railroad and were so beautifully fooled by  that plausible railway magnate, they have been  on the hunt for revenge and better rates to the  East. They held a number of secret meetings  and eventually sought the advice of D. C. Cor-  bin in the matter. .  The promoter of the Nelson & Fort Sheppard  railway advised them  to submit a guarantee of  a certain tonnage  of freight  to the   C. P. R.  officials  as an inducement to that company to  build the road  through  the Crow's Nest Pass.  This the merchants of Spokane declared their  willingness to do and a guarantee of a certain  tonnage for two years will be laid before the  C. P. R. officials.  This, coupled with the fact that the C. P. R.  desire to shorten their line across the continent,  that it would give them the most direct route  from the far East to Spokane, with its peculiar  advantages, and that C.P.R. engineers are now  looking over the line through the Crow's Nest,  give the story of the proposed construction  some color.  Schedule for Revelstoke Route.  A special train will leave Nelson to-morrow  afternoon at three o'clock in order to connect  with the steamer Lytton, which goes on the  Revelstoke route next week. The Lytton has  been scheduled to leave Revelstoke for Robson  every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 4  a.m. On the return trip the steamer will leave  Robson on the same evening as she arrives,  between the hours of 7 and 9 o'clock.  Hotel Arrivals To-Day.  At the Hotel Phair :���������Charles Wishart,  Winnipeg ; Frank T. Clark, Portland, Ore.;  C. Glass, Spokane ; A. French, Toronto ; H.  Inman, Winnipeg ; Robert Kelly, Vancouver ;  L. R, Symmes, Vancouver ; Fred. P. Wilsou,  Vancouver ; W. R. Angers. Montreal ; Lave  Gilliam, Harry Wowson, J. C. Wagner, Kaslo ;  F. C. Campbell, City ; H. B. Smith, Fort Shepr  pard ; Miss Graham, Revelstoke ; A. A. Utley,  Spokane ; C. C. Warner and wife, Whatcom ;  T. C. Fisher and wife, Spokane.  Ath the Nelson Hotel :���������John Dean,  Josephs  Northcott,  Victoria ; C.  Brown,   Denver, Col.;  M. Vinas, Wallace, Idaho ;   D.   E. Sturdevant,  A. Weeks,   Whatcom.  Kaslo-Slocan Railway Men.  Messrs.  Hendry and Munn,   of   the   Kaslo-  Slocan  railroad, were  in Nelson this  week,on  their way to Spokane. Of course they persist  in saying that their road will be built, and in  this respect they may be said to be singular.  Dan Dunn Gets a ������Joh.  Dan Dunn, writing from Vancouver to friends  in this city,  says he will be in Nakusp all summer,  having   secured   the   superintendence  of  work in connection with the construction of the :  first  ten  miles  on the Nakusp and Slocan rail-'  road.  To-Day's, Arrivals.  There  were  fully  seventy-e; passengers on the  train this afternoon. The major portion were  drummers and commercial men, who came in  by way of Revelstoke.  The Job Printing Department of  The Miner   has   lately   been  enriched with   new  Material and  abundance     of    Printer's    Fine  Stationery.  Mail Orders from any part of  the District will ?-eceive prompt  and carefut attention.  Estimate'; fwnished on ail classes  of Printing,   Lithographing and  Bookbinding.  iddress The Miner Printing & Publishing Co.  NELSON,    B.C.  .4.0  3-v|  1, <1  i  m  -* ���������. *i  Jr..'"* ft.  r ��������� tn  w

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