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Array ��������� Zh'-i,V-f'iy.it  BasBskaasisiissssas^^  jg?iT5?jv^v sir-m.r^.  iSSassssassi'  Ktfe.  li* ������*��������� i  ?^& .  Ml;  III"  Pt:'  rfj  Ik-  tm-  mt-  m  life  ."���������"f V  I!  h;:\  I:  1  If.  [���������K5 J  W? I  m:.  }{{���������';���������-.���������  m  w  m  m  M  9r-v  ft*-  m  w  m  I  The Mines in  Kootenay are Among  the Richest  in  America.  TZioOrcs   are  Salver,  Uo^per,  an i   tLcvl.  2TOMBEK 156.  NELSON,  BEITISH   COLUMBIA,   SATUEDAY,  JULY 1, 1893.  $4 A YEAE  THE 1AI WE   CELEBRATED  THE   GAMES   AND  EAOES   AEE    WAEMLY  CONTESTED  Tho Two Ways' Celebration .Passcss off in a Joyous  Manner���������A Crowd of" Visitors ���������oiiae From Kaslo,  Aihsworth and Other Lake Ports���������Royal -.Salutes.  Greet Them.  Nelson was favored with exceptionally fine  weather for the Dominion day celebration.  There was a good attendance, the athletic and  other contests were wTell filled and keenly carried  on, the horse-racing was exciting, the fire-works  were pretty, the dancing enjoyable, and as all  ���������wei e free as air to Nelsons visitors it may safely  predicted that everyone enjoyed himself or herself.   ������������������  The Spokane was met at the wharf on Friday  by the city brass-band, the members of which  surprised their friends by their proficiency. As  the boat was approaching the wharf, Adjutant-  General Bigelow  ordered his batteries to fire a  salute. Early Saturday morning a royal salute  was fired, and with daylight the fun commen-  cened and was kept going. The athletic games  of the morning gave place in the afternoon to  the exciting horse-racing of the fore part of the  afternoon, to be followed by the acquatic contests later on, and conclude withe pleasures.-of  the dance.  The thanks of all who took in the celebration  are due to Messrs. John Houston, Frank Fletcher, A. H. Buchanan, Charles Van Fess, R. E.  Lemon, John Johnson, Geo. A. Bigelow, W. J.  Wilson, George Neelands, Bruce Oraddock, F.  X Squire, many of whom worked early and late  to secure the happy issue of the demonstration.  The names of the winners in the different  contests are appended :  THE WINNERS.  Boys' race���������Frank "Ward 1," Percy May 2.  Girls' race���������Mary.Brown 1, Etta Muir 2.  Fat Men's race���������F. L.'Lowden 1, D. Marshall 2.  Miner's Pack race���������C. Murchison 1, J. McKiernan 2,  One hundred yard race���������J. C. Andrews 1, F. Moore 2.  Three-legged race���������Bernard and   Moore   1,   Murchison  and McKiernan 2.  Sack race���������C. Murchison 1, F. L. Lovvden 2.  Wheelbarrow race���������G. Wilson 1, C. Murchison 2.  Obstacle race���������F. Moore 1. J. F. Kilby 2.  Hurdle race���������J. C. Andrews 1, A. Bernard 2.  Running high jump���������J. Bates 1, C. F. Hamber 2.  Standing high jump���������Joe Parkin and F. Moore (equal).  Vaulting pole���������Thos. Patterson and J. Bates (equal).  Standing broad jump���������J. Parkin 1, J. Bates 2.  Three standing broad jumps���������J. Parkin 1, J. Bates 2.  Standing hop, step and jump���������J. Parkin 1, J. Bates 2.  Running hop, step and jump���������C. Murchison 1, J.  McKiernan 2.  Pole jump���������Murchison 1, Patterson 2.  Running broad jump���������C. Hamber 1. J. Bates.  Tug.of-war���������Th'e purse was divided equally between  ,thc contesting teams from Kaslo and Nelson.  Patting 17-pound shot���������F. L. Lowden 1, A. Tregillis 2.  Throwing ten pound hammer���������Tregillis 1, McKiernan 2.  Tossing caber���������Patterson 1, Evans 2.  Single canoe race���������J. Anderson 1, T. Kennedy 2.  Double canoe race���������Anderson and Bates 1, Matson and  Dupont 2.  THE HORSE-RACING.  The quarter-mile running race for a purse of $110, with  ft-iO to the second hoivse, was the principiil event of the day.  The entries included Mini Beatty,' Wilson's 'Black, Coy s  * Dutch,' 'Hegleg,' and 'Diamond'. Jim Beatty was the  favorite from the opening of the pool, Dutch and the  Blaciv selling second alternately.  The horses were sent a way together and swept down on  the bridge in a bunch, under a cloud of dust. Beatty had  the best of the race from the bridge, and although the fiold  (.,.rK) down under the whip the favorite finished with a  comfortable leiid, with Dutcn second and the Black, third.  The second heat was a repitition of the first.  The 400-yard race was made interesting by the barring of  Jim Beatty. 1 ho favorites were Dutch and Wilson's Black  who sold alternately at the pool, as Nelson and Kaslo happened to be gathered at the stand.  Dutch was sent in and won the first heat. The black  was sent to win the second heat which he did after a close  race.   li\ the third heat the black won easily.  Consolation race���������This was won by Frye, of Idaho, who  was closely pushed by a little chap named Adams.     The .  sorrel horse from Kamloops was beaten again.  Hurdle race���������Wilson's black won, while Wilson's bay,  ridden by C. Hartle, took second.  J.M. BTJEKE'SJBANK COLLAPSES  WHILE  BUEKE IS ENDEAVOEING TO CASH  SEOUEITIES IE SPOKANE  The Suspension is the Immciliate Outcome of flic  Bank Failures in Spokane, the Depositors Withdrawing their Funds Quietly���������Burke's Departure  Followed toy a steady Itun on the KSank.  Kaslo, June 29.���������Burke's private bank in  Kaslo has b^en closed, but there is not much  uneasiness evinced by the local merchants,  many of wnom run nothing but their petty  accounts with the Kaslo bank, reserving the  volume of their business for the chartered  banks in Nelson.  The closing of the bank may be traced directly  to the uneasiness following the suspension of  the four banks in Spokane.  Depositors in Burke's bank did not rush  around with their deposit books in their hands*  but they evidently decided to draw down their  deposits and play safe.  This  may  probably account for the fact that  last week there was a quiet, steady drain on the  bank and when the week was closed there were  $20,000 less in the bank than when the week  opened.  J. M. Burkp, the banker, left Kaslo last week  with the avowed purpose of securing specie  somewhere on the other side of the line. The  bank opened on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning of this week, and those interested  awaited the return of Burke, but he came not,  and the blinds were lowered on Wednesday  afternoon.  SBLVER   KING   DEAL.  A. S. Farwell, who arrived in town from  Victoria on Friday evening has the\positive  assurance of W. C. Ward, manager of the  Bank of British Columbia, that the Silver King  deal has been put through.  The deal is outlined in the following paragraph :  A gentleman, recently from London, Eng.,  and himself a mining broker, states that the  Silver King deal was completed on the following basis : The mine was floated for ������300,000, of  which amount the present owners secured  ������200,000 in paid up stock. The remaining ������100,-  000 is to be subscribed in cash, and of this  ������70,000 had been subscribed when the Colonist's  informant left London. The original owners  are to receive back from this the amount so far  expended, the balance being utilized in the  development of the property.���������Victoria Colonist.    Jsaure B. N^iqsa and H- A. F'.iosi3j of the Lardo Reporter, and ������). H. Goarpoy, of the Kaslo Claim, were in  Nelson on Saturday taking in the celebration. They evidently enjoyed the racket.  SILVER STILL OK THE DECLINE  THE   COUNCIL   OF   INDIA   DEAL A  HAED  BLOW TO THE WHITE METAL  The Price Drops to - 77 Cents���������The Washington. Administration Realizes the Gravity of the Situation  and May Adopt Some fi)>efensive Measures���������Silver  Properties at a Discount.  Silver has again dropped. ., The price is now  quoted at 70 cents an ounce. This is the lowest  price ever quoted in the history of the product  of silver bullion.0 This represents a fall in price  of from   ten to twelve cents within a fortnight.  On Saturday last the London price, which  guides the director of the mint in the purchases  for the government, was 37-^d., or about 81.8c.  in this country. On Monday the price in London was 36d., or about 78.8c. in New York. The  cause of the depression, as assigned by Mr.  Preston, acting director of the mint, was due to  the rumor, which has since been verified, that  India, one of. the largest silver-consuming  countries, was about to, close its mints to the  white metal. ffl  The Cduncil of India has passed an act for the  immediate closing of the Indian mints to the  free coinage of silver. Premier Gladstone  announced in the British House of Commons  that it was intended to introduce a gold standard in India, but that gold in the meantime  would not be made the sole legal tender.  The situation is looked upon as a serious one  at the Capitol, Washington. The President  and Secretary of State and the financial officers  of the government are holding protracted sessions, and the question as to the future action  of the Govern men t is being discussed in every  light. It is not believed the action of the  Indian Council was taken without express  orders from the British Government,--which has  general supervision and control of Indian  affairs.  Free coinage men are advocating the adoption  of their policy, and are ahout to establish headquarters at Washington for an organized effort  to push their cause.  The mine owners of Colorado look upon the  situation as a very grave on. David H. M'offatt  is the largest mine owner in the state. He said  that he had summoned all his managers to come  to Denver at once, for " 77 cents for silver  mined by men paid $3 a day means a loss to a  mine owner who has not a fabulously rich  mine." If his men do not accept a reduction of  33������ per cent, in their wages he says he will be  compelled to shut down.  Senator Wolcott says the situation may  mean immediate disaster to western interests,  but it may mean a blessing in disguise.  Chicago business men attribute the depression  to the Sherman bill.  HOW THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED  London, June 26.���������A despatch to the Exchange Company from Malta states that the  Victoria   was cut  in  two aft  of the barbette.  Most of those who lost their lives were drowned  by being drawn under by suction caused by the  sinking ship. Vice-Admiral Sir George Tyron  was picked up shortly after the foundering of  his flagship. He was carried on board the  Edinburgh, where he died shortly afterward.  The despatch vessel Surprise is expected to  arrive in Malta to-morrow with the body of  Admiral Tryon. The remainder of the fleet is  due at Malta.  SHHBSaffi  E9KS!mBB������n3Bia������&SS3!SffiB3SamS!3S  SSSBS  ���������sMiyfljjitjumBia  gfasn  aam������Mftigagai!������LSJ������s^^  iisasaaBSiaiSBaiaiaifflfflssiSB^  gffla&vam'j^Ma^vwfflgsH^^  JiJj J,^UI-ill JEWISH THE;.-MINER; NELSON, B, 0., SATIJEDAY, JULY 1, 1893.  LOCATED   ON   THE    COLUMBIA   RIVER  NORTH   OF  THE    PE  IS   THE   TOWNSITE   OF  A. Typical Site for a large City, being level bencli land, perfectly adapted for Building Purposes,  and is the SELECTED junction of the Eiver and Railway Transportation.  is the only natural location for a Centre of Supply for the great Placer and  Hydraulic Mines of the Tend d'Oreille and Salmon Rivers, and the Gold and  Silver Mines of Trail Creek.        . ,  is the Construction Headquarters of the Nelson & Fort Sheppard Railway,  and will always be a splendid location for supply warehouses.  -*.������������������^*  PRICES: $150 for Corners ; $100 for Inside Lots  TERMS : One-third Cash, one-third in 2 months,  one-third in 4 months, with interest at  8 per cent, on deferred payments.  TITLE   CROWN. GRANT  PURCHASERS   CAN   APPLY  At NELSON, to HAROLD SELOUS  ItSAYWARD, to W.E.NEWTON  M NAN  At KASLO, to J. L. RETALLAOK  At VICTORIA, Eoom No. 7, Board of Trade building  JOSHUA    DAVIESy   Manager.  MINING-   NOTES  The Elkhorn, of Boundary creek, bids fair to  become a great mine. Assays recently made  show 396 2-10 ounces silver and $10 gold per ton;  214 8-10 ounces silver, $6.30 gold ; 213 8-10 ounces  silver, $6.30 gold. Six men are employed, and  there are now twenty tons of this grade of ore  on tbe.dump. The vein is constantly showing  an improvement.  E. Mahon, of Vancouver, has received returns  from the Tacoma Smelting and Refining Company for fifteen tons of ore from the Vancouver  claim on Four Mile creek in the Slocan district.  According to these returns the or������ averages 233  ounces of silver to the ton, and 46 per cent,  lead.  E. S. Topping has lately received an assay on  ore sent from the Mountain View at a depth of  five feet, which shows $75 in gold and IS ounces  in silver to the ton.  Yau Home's  1'taccr.  The Horsefly placer claim in Cariboo has been  acquired by a wealthy syndicate, at the bead of  which are reported to be several members of  the Canadian Pacific railway directorate. They  are going in for hydraulic mining on a larger  scale" than has ever before, been attempted in  British Columbia, and will spare no expense to  ensure the success of their venture. The company have placed an order with D. McGillivray  & Co., of Vancouver for 500 tons of 30-inch steel  pipes at a cost of $100,000. These pipes will he  shipped to Ashcroft and thence conveyed in  wagons 150 miles to Horsefly creek, which  yielded an immense quantity of gold in the  early days.  Tlie Duncan Stiver Belt.  E. H. Hendsch has returned after a three  .months' prospecting trip up the Duncan, and  reaching Spokane, unbosomed himself in this  wise :���������" I am satisfied that the Duncan river  district will become a famous belt. It is still  comparatively unknown, but the ledges are of a  size and character that will not permit them to  remain undeveloped. We were looking for  gold, but there is a silver belt east of the gold  region that carries considerable ore that assays  100 ounces at the surface. The country will  certainly give excellent results for exploration  and development."  Mill on Silver.  New  York,   June 27.���������Senator David B. Hill  has come out in favor of free bi-metallic coinage  He believes that if assurance is given that the  Government will return to the policy followed  previous to 1873 no difficulty will be found in  repealing the Sherman Act, and not othsrwise.  It is said he will deliver speeches on this line in  Ohio and New York.  IFIQ  The Cheapest and Most Direct Route  Prom NELSON, KASLO and aU Kootenay Points  To the PA0IPI0 00AST and to the EAST.  TRAINS   TO   AftS*   FltOM   NSiiLSOtf   DAILY.  (Deputy Sheriff.)  LICENSED AUCTIONEER  NELSON, B. C.  Auction sales made at any 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  Direct Connection at Robson every  Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Evening,  With Steamer forREVELSTOKE, where connection is mad  with Canadian Pacific Eastbound and Westbound throug  trains.  Through Tickets Issued,  Baggage Checked to Destination,  No Customs Difficulties.  Equipment Unsurpassed, combining Palatial Dining and  Sleeping Cars, Luxurious Day Coaches, Tourist Sleeping  Cars and Free Colonist Sleeping Cars.  For information as to rates, time, etc., apply to nearest  agCn ' J. HAMILTON, Agent, Nelson,  Or to GEO. McL. BROWN,  District Passenger, Agent, Vancouver.  :..-.i,.���������!���������������������������������rf-J-j':>;������������������':"���������������������������> is-; ''i'lv���������!���������������!���������.���������> ifi-ji. '���������.������������������j.v^vir i*!*.:jfjiMj^.'7ii,>,-*4.*v ���������'-.'��������������������������� ���������'Vj--1 ���������*>**>'������.a?���������"���������-. ..^vw,*/-������������������*.''���������'%���������, .������������������ ���������������������������!-.; *.'j.'-;yv,'-.'*,-i' *.y-i \ ������: it-*.: ' ''������,-r*...,,^l."-V..;-",'tl..../���������,.,- .v.*-. ������'���������������������������;��������� ivs.si. .:  &������-*-'<���������:' nn ������ ^-jl-  Mm  w  ���������I  p.  w  m  ho  K  I  ft"  I  %  If  1  Hi*'1''  w  1  V-,.  B1-  B  7tV  ilf".!  m ���������  W-  I  ������  I-  U  m  THE MINEE: NELSON, B. 0M SATUEDAY, JULY 1, 1893.  O  uMimmftuiw^wmmMcrogra  ^  ������:  :������  '   !?  The Distributing Point for the Duncan Gold Fields and Great  District.   A Wagon-Eoad to Argenta at Head of  struction. A Trail will shortly be Constructed from  Lardo Mines. Beautifully Situated. Level Land.   The  Kootenay Lake.  ilver Ledges of Lardo  rLake is under Oon-  to the centre of the  Only Point on Upper  tn on.trie.  X     X     X      X      X      X  X     XXX     XXX     X  X      X      X      X     X     X  MESMI  Siea  i.���������.���������.., ���������^������iim.Mmijmm  '*"���������������'" "TVTiMi.'m  or Duncan  old Fields.  .er (Jons  Tom  of the Upper  ill/,  and shortening the Distance to Upper Kootenay Lake seven Miles.  . v~=^  \  zz  J-  n  Ml  For further Information as to Prices for Lots, Terms, etc, Apply to  n  ^^.W^i^'-^ aoor.ss THEMINER PR.NT.NG *, PUBUSH.NG Co.'  NESLON,    B.C.  THE   MINER: NULSOJiT, b! 0.', SATUEDAT, JULY 1, 1893.  WITH HAND JN HAND.    '  ��������� '    ' * ��������� " '  The wide far leap no mind may make  To that dim past, where man first learned  Not by himself alone to stand.  Slow burst apart the fetters strong  That bound him to his brutal self;  And let the soul's free hand stretch forth  To clasp,close-gripped, a brother hand.  Those sordid links were shaped anew  To form an ever lengthening chain  Of kindred, tribe, then nation strong.  Unnumbered years since then have run,  Have bnilded up, and swept away.  Forgotten nations moulder deep  'Neath soil whence newer nations sprung; .  And stronger still, in that has grown,  But firmer with each cycle past,  The close-gripped clasp of brother hand.  And ever from the old are drawn  The lessons which the new must learn.  So stand we, only strong to-day  In strength of old forgotten-self  That ages past built deep and wide,  A nation, that has swept around  Old earth, from east to west.  Her strength  In that firm clasp, which hand to hand,  Her children holds as brothers all.  Tis well for such, on such a day  To closer draw with kindred minds,  Renew again the vows which made  Us worthy children of such sires.  And far away in British homes,  The eyes once moist for absent sons  Grow bright with thoughts that 'cross the seas  Those sons, with sons of their's have built  New homes.   Where still are found  United hearts and hands close-gripped  To wider build the mother land.  parous future of the country ? Whether consolidated sectarian forces do not prey upon the  Dominion coffers, and monopolistic influences  unduly direct the will and alter the purposes of  the country's law-makers.  May they ask themselves if the Dominion has  not had sufficient of the political game of "ins  and outs."  That the customs tariff not only stagnates the  country's commerce and stagnates its business  enterprise, but affords a hill foi* the country's  politicions to play hide and seek around ?  Will they not sigh for an administration with  sufficient  moral  courage  to '-turn its back upon  the  spoon-feeding   of   the    monopolistic    Red  Parlor combine, and for an opposition that will  define a trade policy which will be more intelli-,  gible  and   practical   than   that set   down   by  Edward Blake  at   Milverton   during  the  last  general appeal to the countiy.  Will they not realize the beauty of a government of the people, for the people and by the  people ?  Jtre you aware  That we are not like the Swallows, here  to-day and   away  to-morrow ; that we  have  a reputation of Two Hundred and  ���������'���������'Twenty-Three Years behind us, a guarantee  that  when we tell   you we have  received a consignment of  Fresh and Creamery Butter,  Stilton and other Cheese,  It is of the usual quality���������the best.  HUDS0N'Sl3AYCOMP'Y  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  AGENTS FOR  Hiram Walker & Son's,      '   ���������  -,       Fort Garry Flour Mills,  Limited, ana ���������**-���������-������  *  Manitoba.  Bob Yuill  has just discovered that he is tlie  owner of a  valuable  mining property in  the  Slocan.    A  year ago  he purchased a property  located   by  his   brother, J. E. Yuill,  about six  miles up the South Fork of the Kaslo creek and  ten   miles from   Kaslo   City.      Recent development work  has disclosed a ledge about ten feet  wide,   with  considerable iron in the croppings.  A  second {ledge  of smaller dimensions was also  encountered.   ��������� A few years ago Bob figures the  find would have been worth $50,000.  CANADA'S NATAL DAY.  To-day Nelson celebrates in concert with the  rest of the Dominion the 26th anniversary of  that Confederation which sought the unification  of the many isolated British colonies on the  North American continent.  In the far East the rising sun, saluted by the  roar  of  cannon,   told  the  stranger  within our  gates  that  Canada's   natal  day  was  dawning.  From   the   Atlantic to the Pacific one universal  song   of   patriotism   will   pervade   a   country  stretching   over   4,000   miles,   and   for   awhile  Canadians   will forget those internal bickerings  which   have gendered and reared their heads in  many  sections,   and  which  her enemies  have  sought to foster and bring about dissensions and  strife within her borders.  In  large  and  populous   cities, from crowded  platforms, politicians of every stripe and shade  will gush   out  their  patriotic feelings  to  sympathetic  audiences ;   large  crowds    will jostle  each other for points of vantage from which to  view  imposing   military   parades.    In humbler  ways  the residents of  erstwhile quiet hamlets,  decked in their holiday attire, will celebrate the  anniversary  of a  happy,   prosperous  country,  and   recollections   of those  at home and   those  away  will   knit   Canadians   more closely  in a  national brotherhood.  To-morrow,   when  all   the  noise  has  passed  away,   the   thinking  ones   will   ask themselves  whether  all   is   being done that should be done  to make Canada the great  country they would  like it to be ?     Whether  the party in power at  Ott-iwa  are  constant  in   their   service  to   the  country or to themselves.    They will review the  history of the past few years and ask themselves  whether love for power has  not prompted them  to   pass   measures  threatening the happy, pros-  HE SUBSCRIBER MAS IN STOCK  ;   or e?i ?'6ute from the Coast :  1 Ca?load Glass$ Raints and Oils.  2 Carload Sash a 7td Doors,  2  Ca?'load Dry Clear Eir Eloori7tg, 4. inch,  1 Ca-rload Dry Clear Eir Ceili?ig, 4 inch,  I  Carload Factory  Cedar,  An   Im7?iense   Stock of  Co?n?7ion Limiber,  Shzhgles, Laths, Mouldi7igs, Etc., as-, usual.  G. O. Suchanam  ���������    Kootenay Lake Saw7nill^  NELSON AND KASLO.  NOTICE.  OTICE IS   HEREBY   GIVEN   THAT   THE   FOLLOWING additional Mining Recording Division in  the West Kootenay Electoral Dictrict has  been established, namely :  8. Lardeau���������Daniel A. Lamey, Recorder���������to comprise ail  tihe land on the Laredo river, commencing at a point eight  miles from where the said river leaves Trout Lake, and on  all the streams and rivers flowing into such portion of the  Lardo River,  and on all the streams and rivers flowing  into Trout Lake   and  into the   Columbia river,   Upper  Arrow   Lake,   between   Alcololex  River and   Half-way  Creek,  excepting the lands on Fish Creek lying north of  Battle Creek, and on the streams flowing into the said  Fish Creek above Battle Creek.  Notice is also given that the limits of the Revelstoke  and Illecillewaet Mining Recording Divisions, as defined  on the 9th day of December, 1891, and the 1th day of  August, 1882, respectively, are altered by excluding those  portions of the divisions now contained within the aforesaid Lardeau Division. '���������'��������� c   ���������������������������".'.  A. CAMPBELL REDDIE,  ��������� Deputy Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Office,'  30th May, 1893. "V 155'4  T N THE COUNTY COURT OF KOOTENAY  Holden at Nelson :  To E. D. AINSWORTH, Spokane, Washington :  Take Notice that a plaint has been entered and a  summons issued  against you in  the above County  Court by A. J. Marks and Charees VanNess for  the sum of $210 on a promissory note made by you,  and for money lent,  and an order has been made  that the publication of the notice of the entry of such  plaint in  the Nelson Miner  and  Spokane   Chronicle  newspapers shall   be   deemed to be service of the  summons upon you.  The Summons will be heard at Nelson, B.C., on the  20th day of July, 1S93, at ten o'clock in the forenoon,  on which day you are required to appear, and if you  do not appear either in person or by your solicitor at  the time add place above mentioned, such order will  be made and proceedings taken as the Judge may  think just and expedient.  EDUCATION OFFICE,  Victoria, May 3rd, 1892.  TVTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ANNUAL.  -*-'    examination for certificates of qualification to teach  in  the Public Schools of the Province will be held as follows, commencing on Tuesday, July 4th, at 9 a.m. :���������  Victoria..... ..In High School   Building.  Vancouver .In  Central School Building.      (f  Kamloops In Public School Building. '���������'  Each applicant must forward a notice,,thirty days be-,  fore the examination, stating the class and grade of certificate for which he will be a candidate, the optional subjects selected, and at which of the above-named places he  will attend.  Every notice of intention to be examined must be ac^  cornpanied with a testimonial certifying to the moral  character of the candidate.  Candidates are notified that all of the above require-,  ments must be satisfied before their applications can be  filed. ���������  ' S. D. POPE,  149-4: Superintendent of Education.  Dated this 30th day of June, 1893.  T. H. GIFFIN,  Registrar.  a  ENGINEER  NELSON.      IB. CL  OFPICE ;     VlCTOBIA  STREET.  BROKERS' NOTICE.  From and after July 1st. the  undersigned will be prepared  to attend to all consignments of  Goods and Chattels held at the  Outport of Nelson, B. C, for  payment of Customs' Duties.  C. HAMBER,  Nelson, B. C.  i  L     .   vi --,?"���������"������ **".'��������� r-'k \,������"''������Wi(',7'Tl."s!?"���������1- '"i\ ^"tyr������TMl*7"*,?''S"'" 'm<i v ' jft--1-^*i.n��������� itbtop-'������������������������������������������������������ >v ���������%��������� -.���������������������������. i im ���������   ��������� i ��������� j ... ���������������������������....nn s.-,-  :hV-*- .TT. !-*������   '���������y'/Lkj,' 'ZK*uf\rAlr:?e  f --'r-."-:.- ?V   ��������� ,,J ���������,'-.��������� ���������**,   -   -������'.   v - '���������* -.'JV'-i*'' - "ill- I .'j.'-^i      -"--.  'i   t V.'.ei"^- -, ���������.-. ��������� .  fr; i"1. fy-;2  ���������  ������������������������������������    i���������������>*iw)ii*ii ���������>, ri������yarrwCfw������g|TK������i  - i0 ���������<r,VWa>- 1   ������7T/������  tfl  a   Jfe *  tffe'"  f     ft-*  I  ���������;-.  $  f V 1  ft!  Hi-'  fey  1  He  ft:  I  V'-'i  h ���������'  THE  MLNEE:    EELSON.  B.  0.,  SATUEDAY,  JULY   1   1893.  *I<jS5-V  A  new ~-Railway,  under Construction.  Buy before the Market rises in the Railway  Centre and Seat of Government of  IVest Kootenay.  Choice Building and Residence Property.  REBATE ALLOWED FOR THE ERECTION OF GOOD BUILDINGS  Also Lois for. Sale  in    NAKUSP DAWSON a7id ROB SON  Apply for Prices, Maps, etc., to  FRAIS5K FLETCHER, Land Commissioner C. & K. Ry. Co., Nelson, B.C  OHAPTEES OF LOCAL HISTOBY  SET OUT 1ST BEIEF POE THE MLFEE'S BUSY  EEADEES EVEEYWHEEE  Tlii'y   Recite   the   TlAoi&saurt    Xilftle Tlaiiigs   Which  When "Woven into the Wc*> Malic the History of  a Weelt.���������JList of Those who Slave Visited Kelson  and their Movements Since,  The Galena Trading Company, Pilot Bay, has  opened a branch at Lardo.  The transportation of ore from the Mountain  Chief to Kaslo will be commenced at once.  W. H. Smith has purchared a half-interest in  the McGrillivray addition to the New Denver  townsite.  Contractor, McLean has awarded another  small subcontract on his ten miles to Gilson &  Co. of Bonner's Ferry.  Major Barnes, IT. S. customs officer at the  boundary line,. Kootenay River, has resigned in  favor of a good Democrat.  The steamer Columbia brought .down from  Revelstoke this week fif by tons of sugar, direct  consignment from Hong Kong to merchants in  Spokane.  The contract for clearing the right of way for  the Revelstoke & Arrow Lake railway has been  awarded to J. J. Nickson, who will commence  work at once.  The British Columbia Gazette contains notice  of the registration on May 27th of the Byron N.  White Company (foreign), with general powers  to deal in mining properties, a capital of $500,-  000, and head offices in Nelson.  A Court of [Revision for the purpose of dealing with the addition to and subtraction of  names on the West Kootenay voters' list will,  be held at the Courthouse, Nelson, on Monday,  the 7th day of August.  Hughes, the man who attempted to kill himself and family at Kaslo on the 23rd of May has  been removed from the Nelson gaol to the  Westminster insane asylum. The fellow's life  was saved by the skilful treatment of Dr.  LaBau, but his brain had been shattered by the  powder explosion.  The Slocan Hotel Company, of Kaslo, made  an assignment this week to Geo. A. Bigelow,  who has appointed a receiver to carry on the  business until such time as the creditors meet  and apportion the assets to meet a total liability  of $12,000 The principal creditors are Geo. A.  Bigelow & Co., G. O. Buchanan, Jame^ Mac-  donald & Co., all of Nelson.  With one or two exceptions the log houses  on the streets of New Denver will be removed  within a fortnight, and the work of grading the  streets on the Government townsite will be 'proceeded with at once. Some fine frame buildings  are being erected. Gething & Henderson are  building a large frame hotel. A subscription  list will be set on promenade to raise $4,000 with  which to secure an additional $4,000 from the  Government appropriation with which to build  a wagon road from Three Forks to New Denver.  DISPENSABLE  Messrs.  Kirk &  Ritchie,  Dominion & Provincial  Land Surveyors,  Nelson,  B.C.,  Have  published   in pocket  form an  Many claims were taken up  past year by parties unable  to make the improvements  required by law.   These will  lapse one year after date of  record.     Doubtless many of  these claims will be found to  be very valuable, and there will be a rush to restake them  when they lapse.  The publication gives the date of record, name of locator  and a description of each claim.  The cost of getting the above information respecting  one single claim from the Slocan Recorder's office would  be greater than the price of this book.  The Price has been lowered to $2.00.  Apply to Messrs. GILKER & WELLS, Nelson,  Or to Messrs. RICHARDSON & BEALEY, Kaslo.  O     "W-   BUSK  Assoc. M. Inst. C. E., M. Can. Soc. C. E.  PROVINCIAL -i- LAND" ^SURVEYOR  BALFOUH3   IB.    O.  Telephone Connection.  R. C. Campbell-Johnston'  (of Swansea, India, and the United States.)  METALLURGIST,   ASSAYER,.. .  AMD   MINING .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.  W. M. MACKINNON, 0. E.  (Ass. Mem. Inst. C. E.)  Water Supply, Irrigation, Water  Power,   Bridge s  Structural Iron Work, Etce  Office corner Homer and Cordova sts., 133-tf  VANCOUVER, B. C.  J.  A.  KIRK  J. F. RITCHIE  KIRK & RITCHIE,  Dominion    and    Provincial ' Land  Surveyors.  photq-tqpographpoal surveys.  Office   over   Bank   of   British   Columbia,   Nelson,   B. C  .LLAS"     X  Plasterer and Bricklayer  Will contract for all kinds of work.   Materials furnished  and estimates given for work in any town in  Kootenay Lake Country.  IiIlHE   FOR   SALE  At Nelson and Pilot Bay or delivered at any point on  the lake in any quantity.   Address P.O. box ������7, Nelson.  (Incorporated by Roj'al Charter, 1862.)  CAPITAL (paid up), -������600,000   .    $2,1*20,000  (With power to increase.)  RESERVE FUM������,   ������260,000     .    .        1,265,333  nsr:ein,so zest beanoh:.  BSA]STC������IES z  Victoria, B. C, San Francisco, California,  Vancouver, B. C, Portland, Oregon,  NewWcstminster,B.C,   Seattle, Washington,  Nanaimo, B. C, Tacoma, Washington.  Kamloops, B. C.  HEAD OFFICE: 60 Lombard street, LONDON, England.  AGENTS AND OOREESPONDEN^CS:  CANADA���������Bank of Montreal and branches;  Canadian Bank of Commerce and branches  ������ Imperial Bank of Canada and branches;  Commercial Bank of Manitoba ; and  Bank of Nova Scotia.  ���������UNITED STATES���������Agents Bank of Montreal, New York;'.  Bank of Montreal, Chicago.  SAYINGS DEPARTMENT.  On 'end after 1st January next the rate of interest on  deposits will be 3������ per cent, until further notice.  CAE������ITA%j(all p'aici-np), $12,000,000  REST,        . '     .        .        . 6,000,000  Sir DONALD A. SMITH, President  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND, Vice-President  E. S. CLOUSTON, General Manager  Nelson Branch:   rT. 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.  Rate of interest at present 3& per cent.  NELSON, B.C.  Plasterer,   Bricklayer and  Stone-Mason  Contracts  taken  for work at all   points   in  West Kootenay.  i  -I  2! k>  HW  *������������������' ft. "���������";.i?."*ri.-\.  KSTr;Tr7^^^''.\,*,f-5EW77?Tr^7^ffll  -v Vr  ������������������./1- ���������  ^���������rT_^~^^_-_,......   ...,. ^ v, y.-yjiy jtv, r^T^Yr^rv-nrrir^FTV  ��������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������. JiT"i" ������������������������ wnm^i^1 6  THE   MIrlEE: NELSOff, B. C, SATUEDAY, JULY 1, 1893.  EE FORKS HOTEL  E. 0. CAKPEKTEE, Manager.  AU 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. Bowen, 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.  Special Rates for Weekly Stoartfcrs.  B������rivate Rooms lor Transient CJuests.  Nelson Hotel Eestuarant  A carefully prepared menu, under the supervision of a  first-class chef.    Sunday dinner at six o'clock.  DURKIN & LYALL, Proprietors.  9  RESTAURANT AND LUNCH COUNTER  Meals at all I&ours  of the  Day and  Night.  15-1-tt  Cold and Hot Luncheon.  Now ready for business.  One and all, call and see me.  BEN EDINOTON, Proprietor  COR.  BAKER AND   WARD   STREETS.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS, DAY OR NIGHT  MES. W. 0. PHILLIPS, Proprietress.  i������  <;������li>  J  Can't be picked up on the trails and  wagon roads of West Kootenay,  < ut he who works for them can get  tiiem, and when you have them  just remember you can save them  when   buying   Clothing by going to  FRED. d. SQUIRE,  Merchant Tailor. Baker Street, Nelson, B.C.  NOTICE.  THE     UNDERSIGNED     WILL    NOT    BE     RE-      SPONSIBLE for any debts contracted under the name  of Alwin & Kirkup, from this date.  June 1st. 1893.  WM. KIRKUP.  B  -d������������J<=  ~j%<&>   The above Townsite is now placed on the  market. * It is situated (  m the north end of Trout Lake,  in the famous Lardeau  country, which is  going to be  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  immense tract of country.   It is the only level land on  the north end of the lake. The owners intend to ex  money on streets and other improvements in the spring.  The trail from Lardeau City, on Arrow Lake, to  Kootenay Lake runs through this townsite. For 30  days from date One Hundred Lots will be Sold for  For Further Particulars Apply to  Offices at Nelson, and Kaslo, B. C.  Or to JIBNRY CROFT, Victoria, B. C.  [21������!S^  mssmB^mmsBmiamm ������i,*}MK,'.-.re*.������j������>-.k*.'  ifi **"-���������'  life:  ���������%[;���������  Ill  Ir.'  to*  k^sEiEasa^teJsaaaaa''  3?'  p;  J  Lvs- ���������  to  r.  j >��������� *  K  It-  fe"'  fef-  I'  THE MINEE: iTELSOJ, B. C, SATUEDAY, JULY 1, 1893.  M  m  >2  m  1  Si  M  s^^eJsSBs^^E^^^^Jg^^  l^^!  (P  4*  A portion  of the Townsite is bein  surveyed, and will   be  arket shortly.  on the  ���������*\.--  .     ;l  h \  Those   desiring  Lots  com  municate with the  the Townsite in  icate having  j^^j^^j.  S^E3^^E3l^S^S3fa^fe3g^S3!^^S3bJ^S3  iESft  an age r,  ���������M  i      .      .��������� VC* f' i ift   I'll  LI   l|LI      II I  -V'' '������������������������.<.  Tfy, 8  THE   MINEK: NELSON, B. C, SATUBDAY, JULY 1, 1893.  TENDERFOOT ON THE TEAIL  HE SEEKS THE COMPANY OF " WINGS "IN;  HIS WANDEEINGS  From Kaslo to New ������enveir���������Visiting the Noted  Claims and Mimes in tlae Slocan ������istrict���������Worfc  being Carried on toy Some of tlie Principal Mine  'Owners. .  New Denver, June 29.  ,   Editor The Miner : -  As it has been some time since you have heard  from me, and understanding very well the  anxiety which you must feel as to my fateT  hasten to inform you that I am still in the land  of the living.  My adventures since the last time I wrote you  have been of a nature at once thrilling and  awful. Becoming weary of loafing around a  a place where death and decay are becoming  more evident every day, it is no wonder that I  longed for change. From time to time great,  rude unkempt men who are locally termed  prospectors came in from the surrounding  mountains, bringing reports of vast deposits of  untold mineral wealth. You know that despite  the fact that I have been reared in the lap of  luxury as it were, I have an unusually adventurous nature. You will not be astonished  when I tell you that my soul became fixed with  a determination to myself become one of those  hardy prospectors. Sadly I doffed the raiment  of civilization, and acting under the advice of  one who, like yourself, is a pioneer in this weird  land, rigged myself out for the trip;  "Haw," I thought, "Mehap could Cholly and  the dea'  boys but see me now.    I'd knock 'em,  sure."   And  truly I  was  a sight to make the  the angels  weep.      Among those with whom I  have become acquainted since coming here I am  proud to name a brilliant journalist known to  the " World " and fame as " The Man on the  Wing." Judge, then, how delighted I was to  find 1 should enjoy his company on the trip.  Disdaining the stage coach, which runs out  fifteen miles, and scorning th������ suggestion of  saddle horses, we set out on khat well nigh  fatal trip which has already tinged my flowing  locks .with silver (not galena) and marked my  brow with the lines of care.  The wagon road runs out for some miles, and  we did very well until we reached Bell's camp,  about seventeen miles out on the road. Here  we rashly resolved to leave the regular trail and  take to the mountains. " Wings " has recently  become the proud posseseor of an interest in a  claim somewhere in these savage regions and  wished to settle as soon as possible the vexed  question as to whether he was a millionaire or  just a common sucker. So we took to the side  hill. The romance began to fade in the first  mile, and long before we reached Jackson's  camp away up in the ragged summit of the  range I wished myself back in the hotel gathering knowledge in some less tiresome way.  At the Northern Belle we found that a considerable amount of work has been done with  most encouraging results. A tunnel has been  run in for about 250 feet on the vein. The hanging wall has been followed all the way, though  at times the ore makes over toward the foot  wall. It is the intention to cross-cut at a point  200 feet in and thus determine the width of the  vein. The formation is slate with an occasional  intersecting porphyry dyke and a small lime  " horse " here and there." The usual iron capping overlays most of the galena in this section.  The ore in the Northern Belle is high grade  galena, and the property gives every indication  of turning out first-class.  Hearing that we could possibly get accommodations for the night over the summit we  resolved to push on, " Wings" especially showing an anxiety about his inner man not in keeping with his implied spiritual nature.  ' (Continued on page 10.)  Double Dressed,  Single   Dressed,  SHIPLAP,  CEILING,  LATHS,  ALL DIMENSIONS OF  ROUGH     LUMBER.  RUSTIC,  FLOORING,  SHINGLES,  Having bought the stock of the  Davies-Sayward Sawmill Go'y. I  am prepared to furnish builders  with Lumber of the above lines.  SPECIAL   RATES   TO  BUILDING   CONTRACTORS  GEORG E   Hv KEEFER,  Corner Lake and Ward Sts.,   Nelson, B.C.  Golumbia & Kootenay Steam  ���������       S a  INTO EFFECT MONDAY,   JUNE 26TH,   1893.  REVELSTOKE ROUTE  Steamer LYTTON, connecting with Canadian Pacific  railway at Revelstoke for all Eastern and Coast points  Leaves Robson���������Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays at 9 p.m.  Leaves Revelstoke���������Tuesdays,  Thursdays,  Saturdays   at  4.30 a.m.  Passengers from Nelson should take the C. & K.  train  leaving at 3 p.m. on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.  BONNERS FERRY ROUTE  Steamer NELSON, connecting with the Great Northern railway for all Eastern points and for Spokane  and the Coast.  Leaves Nelson������������������Sundays at 5 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 p.m.  Leaves Kaslo���������Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 am  Arrives at Bonners Ferry on Mondays, Wednesdays and  Fridays at 7 p.m.  Leaves Bonners Ferry Tuesdays,  Thursdays and Saturdays at & a.m.  Arrives at Nelson Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at  7 p.m. ���������  NORTHPORT ROUTE  Steamer COLUMBIA, running in connection with  the C. & K. Railway and the S. F. & N. Railway between Nelson and Spokane, making close connection  Spokane with Northern Pacific, Great Northern and  Union Pacific for all points east and west.  Leaves Robson daily except Sunday at 4 a.m.  Leaves Northport daily except Sunday at 11 a.m.  Passengers  for Spokane should take C. & K.  trains  leaving Nelson daily except Saturday.  Tourists from Spokane for Glacier, Banff and other  C.P.R. resorts make close connection at Robson with  boats for Revelstoke.  KASLO ROUTE  Steamer NELSON  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10pm  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo on Sundays at 5 p.m.  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson on   Tuesdays,   Thursdays   and  Saturdays at about 3 p.m.  Steamer SPOKANE    .  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo  on  Tuesdays,   Thursdays   and  Saturdays at 9 a.m. _  Leaves Kalso for Nelson on   Sundays,  Wednesdays   and  Fridays at 8 a.m.  LARDO ROUTE  Steamer SPOKANE  Leaves Nelson for Lardo  on  Tuesdays,   Thursdays   and  Saturdays at 9 a.m.  Leaves  Kaslo for Lardo  on  Tuesdays,   Thursdays and  Saturdays at 3 p.m.  Leaves Lardo for Kaslo and Nelson on Saturdays at 6 p.m.  and on Wednesdays and Fridays atfi a.m.  The Company reserves the right to change this schedule  at any time without notice.  For full information as to tickets, rates, etc., apply at the  Company's offices, Nelson, B.C.  J. W. Troup, Manager.  (Notary Public.)  Mining and Real * Estate  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  Chester, England, makers of all kinds of mining machinery, air compressors, rock breakers, stamps, etc.  No.  1,   JOSEPHINE  STEEET,   NELSON, B. 0.  Lots for Sale in  fig  Adjoining the government townsite of Nelson  AT $125 AND UPWAEDS  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 & Richards, Vancouver, B.C.  W.  A.  JOWETT,  Mining & Eeal Estate Brokers, Auctioneers & Commission Agent.  JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON, B.C.  P. O. box 69.  Telephone 24.  Edward Applewhaite & Co.  S. E. corner Baker and J osephine streets,  NELSON, B.-.O. ������������������  I  FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE AGENTS.  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.   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TEMPLBMAN, MANAGER.  r^VT^yr^^hWT^^^ ���������t���������7T-: .  ^������������������r ���������;���������-*������������������������������������'i -;������������������.- v *  :-������������������;��������� r. -..v.. ��������� iv-v.v ������������������.���������'-..-���������-' .*,' ������ ������������������������._;, .;,x.\^- \ .?.,���������,",.-  <n> ,������������������������������������������*  ,    .....������������������ v,*    -. = ���������*��������� *��������� -".'r.' -.- '���������-*\ .Hi-,. ?>.'-> '���������������: *  ��������� ^"^-^. >*>-. ������:. ,^������-v ������������������>..: lv-,-.*A*'S. gjgsjjlir^g^  m  2I#  ftp?  tffi\  K''<  in  w  I'MS'1 '  km  ���������'t'K '���������  i  tev  w  tfc  Sin  IH'.f  W; i"  &'  i  i'  I'  m  m  W  h  f i  i  i-v.  I  Ih* i.  if. ���������  THE   MINEE: NELSON, B. 0., SATUEDAY, JULY 1, 1893.  9  ������ ������ ������ f  NELS  PROPRIETORS.  HAY AND  GRAIN FOE SALE.  Omnibus and carriages to and 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 & Perdue.  G. W. RICHARDSON  K. J. BEAAEY-  -Kaslo, B. C.������ "  RICHARDS0F& BEALEY  Seal Estate and Mining Brokers.  NELSOI  ARCHITECT   AND    SUPERINTENDENT,  Plans, Specifications, and Detail  ��������� Drawings Furnished.  Josephine Street, near Baker Street, Nelson, B.C.  Address. Nelson  or Kaslo, B. 0,  First July.  or/zs  AT.^L_  Furner Bros.  @ @������ ** ������ @  We 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.  We are also  agents   for  EVANS  PIANOS   AND   DOHERTY  ORGANS.  JAMES MACD0NALD.:&.C0.;'  NELSON  STORE:  No. 4 Houston ������fe Suit ISuilding, .Josephine Street.  General   Founders,   Engineers,    Boiler   Makers,   and   Manufacturers   of  All  Classes of Machinery.     Sawmill and Marine Work a Specialty.  SOLE    MAMBJFA���������TIJE������KKS    OF   THE  Kendall Band Mill, B. C. Shingle Machines,  Steam  Log Hauling  We keep in stock a full supply of Engineer and .Mill Supplies, such as Pipe and Fitting's, Brass Goods, Sheet and other  ���������-.,���������    ,   Packing Rubber Valves, Rubber and Leather Belting, Oils, and Lubricants, etc.  HOIOTM /ENGINES AND  SINKING- PITMES FOR MINES.  ���������     ' ���������        O:        . ���������'.���������������������������'.'. ' '   - " '     ��������� "      .. .    ' ' ' :���������.-.'..:' ''  < Oomer Alexander; Street and "Westminster Ave., VAITOOUVEE, B. 0.  J. W. CAMPION, JH  E.  Secretary-Treasurer. '  Agent West Kootenay.  Manager  A YOUNG MAN WITH FIFTEEN YEAR'S EXPERI-  xl. ENCE 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.  '���������'^^i:,^;v,Np^r'lpE...'  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SIXTY DAYS  after date I intend to apply to the Honorable Commissioner of Lands and Works for West Kootenay District  for a lease of 2,000 inches of water, to be taken from the  Three Forks of Carpenter Creek at a point about five  miles from the mouth of Carpenter Creek, the water to be  used for milling,  mining,    water works,   domestic   and  other purposes.  Nelson, June 19, 1893.  CHARLES HUGONIN.  155-8  TkTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN .THAT SIXTY DAYS  i-M after date I intend to apply to the Gold Commissioner  of West Kootenay District for permission to lease 1,000  inches of water for a period of 99 years, the water to be  taken from Carpenter Creek at a point 2������ miles from its  ..mouth. The water is to be used to .supply the town of  New Denver and'any.addition's thereto.  New Denver, April 20, 1893. 149-8   ARTHUR C. DICK.  ���������RTOTICE IS  HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE  City of Kootenay Land and Improvement Company,  (Limited Liability)  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, Limited  Liability."  Dated this 11th day of April, A.D. 1893.  BOD WELL & IRVING,  Solicitors for the City of Kootenay Land and Improvement Company, Limited Liability. 146-13  N THE COUNTY COURT OF KOOTENAY  Holden at Nelson.  In the matter of the Mechanics' Lien Act, 1891, and  in the matter of liens filed by Frank Halpin and  Harry Bailey against the Lc Roi Mine, situate,  lying' and being on Trail Creek in West Kootenay,  District of British Columbia, about seven miles  from the mouth of said Trail Creek, and being  duly recorded in the office for the Record of Mines  at the town of Trail Creek, in West Kootenay  District aforesaid, and owned by Le Roi Mining  and Smelting Company, carrying on business at  Trail Creek aforesaid.  To Le Roi Mining and Smelting Company,  aforesaid :  You arc hereby summoned to appear at a County  Court, to be holden at Nelson on the 20th day of  July, A.D. 1893, at the hour of ten o'clock in the  forenoon to show cause why the said Le Roi  mine should not be sold to satisfy the claims of  Frank Hal pin and Harry Bailey, who have lately  obtained judgment in this honorable Court for  ������1126.80 for wages due them for work and labor  done in and around said Le Roi Mine, and for  damages connected therewith and costs of said  judgments.  Dated this 19tth day of June, A.D. 1893.  (Signed) T. H. GIFFIN,  Registrar of County Court,  Nelson, B.C.  F. M. McLEOD, Nelson, B.C.,  Solicitor for Frank Halpin and Harry Bailey. 155-4  TSGE OF SAL  To''A.tag'sastus'Carney, of the Town of Kaslo,'fin K.o������t������  ,. ������������������ CMJiy "Efrisfcrlctj of.."Kritish .Columbia,    and   Albert  Karrctt, .of-the.-Town of" Nelson, in said .Kootenay  .EUstrict,  and the BlanEt of Montreal, at'CBae,, said  ���������    /Town of 'Nelson, and all Others Whom'it May in  Anywise Concern : ���������,,  Notice is hereby given that under and by -virtue of a  power of sale contained in a ���������certain indenture of mortgage bearing date the twenty-fifth day of November, in  the year of onr Lord one thousand eight hundred and  ninety-two, and duly regis.tesed in the office for the Registration of 'Deeds* at the City of Victoria, in said Province  of-British Columbia in Charge Book, Vol. 12, Folio 11, and  numbered 13S90, and made between the,said'Augustus  Carney and Albert Barrett, therein described as "of the  saip town of, Nelsod, merchantf, of the first part, .and  Malcolm Mclnnes and Patrick Burns, of the,town of Calgary, in the District of Alberta, one of the Territories of  the Canadian North-West, cattle dealers, parties therein  of the second part, there will for the purpose of satisfying  the moneys secured by said mortgage, default having been  made in the payment thereof, be sold at Public Auction at  the premises herein described, an. Thursday, tijis sixth  day of Juiy next, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, the  lands and premises mentioned and described in said  indenture and mortgage as follows :������������������  "Those lots of land situate in the said town of Nelson,  "and numbered lots two and three in block twelves as  " said lots and block are marked out on the official map or  _.." plan of the said town of Nelson," together . Avith all  houses, buildings, edificos and privileges thereto belonging.,'  Dated this twenty-sixth day of May, A.D. 1S93.  MALCOLM MoINNES,  PATRICK BURNS,  F. McLEOD, Nelson, B.C., Mortgagees.  ���������Solicitor.for Mortgagees.  Split Cane, Greenheart and  Steel rods. Devon Minnows  Oiled Silk and other Lines  Casts and Traces, Bait Hook,  (plain and on gut), Fly Books  Spoon Baits, Single Action  and Multiplying Reels, Willow Baskets, Flies and Pearl Spoons, expressly made for  the Kootenay RiA^crs.  Mail orders receive prompt and careful attention.  Wholesale and Retail. .'.'..  tiUNMAKEK,  VANCOUVER.  :o. O-  ices  ��������� "Initial Post" Notices, drawn up under  the provisions of the new Mining  Act, and giving lucid directions Stow  to Stake a Claim under this Aet may  he procured from  Turner Bros.  Gilker & Wells, Ten Cents per copy.  Nelson News Depot.  In lots of 50 and 100 at The Miner Office.  *  ������������������*���������  b^iiwm^^^  ���������*\5fc"������-' 10  THE  MIrTEE:    rTELSOtf.   B.   C,   SATUEDAY,  JULY   1   1893.  General Merchants,  IS   OVERWORKED, and in order to give Mm a rest we  have   decided to close our Books on tlie first of July, and  from that date on we shall sell Gf-odds for CASH ONLY, at greatly Reduced Prices.  Telephone ,27.  7, 9, and 11 East Vernon Street, NELSON* B. C.  TENDERFOOT ON THE TRAIL  l-     (Continued from page 8;) c  By the time Ave reached the top of the ridge,  7,500 feet above the level of the sea, I longed for  the companionship of two people, the man who  wrote " Excelsior," and the perpetrator of  '��������� Beautiful Snow." I think the trip would have  been a useful object lesson, to-both of these misguided individuals.       a  The view from the summit of the range was  grand in the extreme, os the setting sun lit up  masses of ragged peaks covered deep with  snow. I am .strongly moved to attempt a description of the same, hut will refrain. Following the example of " Wings," who is growling  something about being hungry, I plunge down  the steep mountain side.  At the Blue Bird we are made welcome. Here  a gang of eight men are working, and if the  beautiful galena which they are piling up on  the dump is any evidence, they are not working  in vain.        :'>.;'������������������;...,  Across the canyon can be seen the works of  the Freddie Lee. The mountain is scarred with  the marks of numerous snowslides, and down at  the foot is a huge pile of drift and snow where  the unrecqvered bodies of two unfortunates still  lie buried.  The attempts to recover their bodies have so  far been unsuccessful. Within the past few  days some of the tools and other things carried  by tnese men were found by a tearch party, b;.t  no trace of the bodies.  The next morning "Wings " and I, still  thirsting foa fame and adventure, resolved to  try to make over the ridge to pay a visit to the  famous Washington. Up over the crust1 of the  snow Ave went, quite easily for a time, but as  we mounted the way grew  steeper and steeper,  until we arrived at a place where it seemed  almost impossible to pi oceed. The crust had  become so softened that to go back would be  toilsome and 'dangerous. " Wings " sized up  the situation and began to recite " Now I lay  me down, etc." The only way, in fact, to proceed was to stand still. I don't know yet ]nst  how Ave managed the business, but down the  Noble Five Slide, a drop of over 4,000 feet in  elevation, we two'poor helpless tenderfeet succeeded at last in finding our way safely to the  creek.  In   this  slide  one  has a fine chance to  study  the formation of the country, for the mountain  is laid bare to the bedrock  from top to bottom.  Plainly   the  o\7erlying slate formation has been  subjected   to  so ue  extensive local disturbance  which has forced from   below molten  masses of  stone  which,   in  an   effort  to  secure an outlet  have broken up  the elate in long and no doubt  very deep  fissures.      Some   of   theee have   of  of   course   been    filled    with    the     disturbing  element and now appear in the shape of porphy-  ing dykes, of which a number are found running  through   the   country.    The contact appears to  be generally  slate  lime,   and  the ore deposits  may have resulted from a first or even a secondary local disturbance.      There  is   no reason to  suppose,  judging from ail indications, but that  the ore bodies will continue to a sufficient depth  to reach beyond anything required for practical  ordinary purposes. This is the opinion of every-  practical mining man and expert who has examined the country thus far.  On continuing down the south fork of Carpenter' creek Ave arrived in a short time at Sandon creek and gladly proceeded to refresh the  inner man. Here, in a position to reach a number of the most important group of mines a  townsite is being laid out at the junction of  Sandon and South Fork.  Let us glance at some of the surrounding properties. Away up yonder over the ridge to the  east is the Washington, probably the most  extensively developed mine in trie district. The  main tunnel opened two large chutes of ore  which are now being tapped by a lower tunnel  that will cross-cut the vein at a depth of nearly  400 feet. This will demonstrate beyond a doubt  whether the ore body continues firm at a  considerable depth, and if the test is stood successfully, and there is every reason to think it  will be, it Avill prove of great value to the country. The inine shows jrom 2^ to 6 feet of ore.  ������ The Slocan Boy, an extension of the Washington, bids fair ibo rival its parent.  In the Slocan Star preparations ha\7e all been  made with a bieAv to taking advantage of the  first transportation facilities offered. The vein  has been worked in such a manner that while  but little has been taken out it is in splendid  shape for quickly and easily taking out a large  .quantity of ore.  The Lucky Jim owners are feeling jubilant  over the new strike of ore made a few days ago.  This property is now equal to any in the district. The location is favorable being only a  few days ago. This property is now equal to  any in the district. The location is favorable,  being only a few hundred yards from the Bear  Creek main trail now being folowed by the  wagon road.  The syndicate of which Mr. Mliddough is mining manager have some good properties up  around Sandon creek. They are working about  forty men in putting in trails and opening up  their property. One of these, the Big Boulder,  is a remarkable nugget of rich ore, evidently  simply a huge chunk of float, 35 feet around  and weighing, so it is estimated, 175 tons. By  far the largest nugget in the world.  The World's Fair is coming to the front. It  has been worked in connection with the  Bonanza King. A large quantity of high grade  ore is tioav lying on the dump awaiting shipment. The tunnel is in over two hundred feet.  The banner claim of this section is probable  the Mountain Chief, which is situated lower  doAvn on the main Carpenter creek, near New  Denver. If some practical raining man has  selected a site with a view to all possible advantages in the way of working he could not have  done better than chance has done for the  Mountain Chief. Three tunnels have been run  in at various depths and the property is now in  good shape for taking out the ore for shipment.  Men hold their breath when told that the  assays on this property run from 1,000 to 2,500  ounces in from 16 to 20 inches of clean ore.  To attempt detail would be to write a volume  on this wonderful country.     On every hand are  hundred of claims rapidly being developed into  mines, and new and valuable strikes are being  made so rapidly that it would require a daily  paper published on the spot to keep pace with  the progress.  Once furnish this magnificent mining region  with the proper transportation facilities, and  the output will astonish the world.  Passing on through Three Forks we arriA*ed  at New Denver, a Aveli-located spot near which  are some fine claims of which I will try to tell  you in my next letter.  A Flat Minor.  ~T^    C. ARTHUR, A.M., M.D.,  PHYSICIAN,   Etc.,  Coroner for West Kootenay,  Office over Nelson Drug; Store,  West Baker street,  Nelson, B.C.  LaBAU,    M. D.,  Physician and Surgeon,  Rooms 3 and 4,   Houston Block,  Nelson, B.C.  Telephone   42.  A       S. GOING,  CIVIL   ENGINEER   AND   PROVINCIAL  LAND   SURVEYOR.  Houston Block,  Nelson,  B.  C.  T"    F.   BLEDSOE,  EXAMINER    OF   MINES, ...  Nelson,  B.C.  twenty years' experience in the  152-52 american camps.  ASSAYER and ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  Golden, B.C.  Appointed by the British Columbia GoArernment to  make all Assays and Analysis of Specimens sent to  the World's Fair, Chicago, 1891-1893.  NOTICE.  A     SITTING     OF     THE    COUNTY   COURT    OF  Kootenay will be holden at Nelson on Thursday,  the 20th day of July, 1893.  T. H. GIFFIN,  Nelson, June 12th, 1893. Registrar.  lIPIIIil������II5^^

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