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The Miner Jul 9, 1892

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 ..'-\---  >v  ^��������� /  r   A    A.  A. A    '<_  Tlie Mines in  Kootenay are Among  tE_c Richest- in  America.  The  Ores are  __igl_-ftrn������le in Gold,  Silver,  Copper,  an<l _Lea������l.  NUMBER 106.  NELSON,   BEITISH   COLUMBIA,   SATURDAY,   JULY  9,   1892.  $4 A YEAR  KOOTENAY    JLAKE   CELEBRATION.  The question as to how royalty was saluted in  the days before gunpowder or dynamite was invented is shrouded in the darkest kind of mystery. Did the celebration committees of those  days engage a man with cast ii;on lungs and a  brass throat to let out 21 ryells ? Did they shoot  21 arrows into the air? or did the chairman of  the committee bang an old coal-oil tin with a  walking stick the necessary number of times?  It is as difficult to answer these questions as it is  to give a satisfactory reply to the o^iery, "Why  is a bald headed eagle like a writing desk ?"  Whichever method of salute was in vogue in  those early days must  have been attended with  considerably less danger than was the case on  Friday morning, July 1st, when 21 dynamite  cartridges were exploded in close proximity to  about 1000 pounds'of giant powder, much to the  expressed disapproval of its owner, who happened to be sleeping the sleep of the just right-  on top of the powder in question.  After being shaken out .of bed at 6 minutes  past four,, it was hot much use trying to get to  sleep again before the Nelson started for Ainsworth. On the arrival of the visitors the sports  commenced and were continued till the return  home of the Nelson party. Dancing was kept.  up all day in a bower. Subjoined is a list of  events and their winners :���������\  /Single scull^-lst R. Covington ; 2nd T. Mc-  ., Govern. ���������.-< ��������� . .  Double scull���������1st MeGovern and Covington;  2nd Bremner and Watson.  Single canoe���������1st J. Anderson ; 2nd J. Sanderson. ������������������...<:���������������������������  Putting 16 lb stone���������1st J. L. McRae 32 ft.4  in. ; 2nd A. Tregillus 32 ft. 1 in.  Tossing caber���������1st J. L. McRae, 30 ft. 7 in. ;  2nd A. Tregillus, 29 ft. 8 in.  100-yard foot race���������1st F. Falconer; 2nd A.  Coverington.  .Boy's race���������1st Charlie Wright ; 2nd Bobby  McLeod.  Broad jump���������1st J. Parkin, 10 ft. 6 in. ; 2nd  J. Anderson, 10 ft. 1 in.  Hop step and jump���������1st C. S. F. Hamber, 35  ft. 6������ in. ; 2nd J. Anderson, 35 ft. 1 in.  Running broad jump���������1st C. S. F. Hamber, 16  ft. ; T. J. Roadley, 14 ft. 1\ in.  Vaulting with pole���������-1st R. F. Green, 6 ft. 3 in.;  2nd Bobby McLeod.  The tugof war was contested by scratch teams,  and was won by the team captained by mr.  Reinalh.  The pyrotecnic display in the evening was one  of the most brilliant things of the kind we have  ever seen, aud, as is unfortunately usually the  case was not unattended with danger. The  operator, whilst discharging the only rocket he  had, was so much afraid of losing sight of it  that he held on to the stick until he was lifted  6 or 8 feet from the ground when his hand was  so severely burned that he was reluctantly compelled to leave go, and return to Baker street  after a short but important business visit to the  empyrean. The Roman candle and the bunch of  fire crackers, were let off without further mishap.  The morning of the Second was ushered in by  another salute, which, however, had none of  the disastrous effects of its predecessor. People  were so tired with the exertions of the First  that it was noon before the programme for the  day was commenced. Shortly after the arrival  of the Spokane the 100 yards race came off,  Falconer winning in a canter.  After lunch came the horse-racing. Campbell's Buck and Wilson's Jim Beattie were the  favorities, but Wilson & Perdue's Black���������last  year's favorite, with Juan, the Mexican up,  came out ahead on the first heat. This horse  also came in first on the second heat, but the  heat, owing to disobedience to the starter's flag  was called off. When at length they got a fair  start,    Black  again  won  and took  the   prize,  Buck passing the post a head behind. The  balance of the field never had a show. Perdue's  chestnut, a fiery 5-year-old, with careful training, should do something next year,  The steepie-chase was called off owing to  there being too few^entries. The slow mule  race���������and they were genuine thoroughbred  slow mules���������was wr6n by Sproule's Jim.  It: was found to be impossible to finish the programme  before dusk,   so  the   boat-racing  was  omitted, and, after supper as many events  as  . possible were worked off.  The Firemen's ball opened at about 9:30 with  the grand march. The room had been most  tastefully decorated, and it is due to the unremitting care of the dancing committee that the  dance turned out to be the most brilliant and  enjoyable that has been given in Nelson. Over  50 couples took part and enjoyed a capital supper served by Chas. Phillips at 12 midnight.  The celebration throughout was most successful, the only drawback t>eing the dampness of  the 1st.    Below is the list of winners:  100 vards foot. race���������5 entries���������1st, A. Fai-  coner ; 2nd, William Dolan. .  Boys' race���������3 entries���������1st, Frank Ward ; 2nd  Fisher William. "  Hurdle race���������100 yards���������4 entries��������� lst^ John  Wardloe ; 2nd, C. S.-F. Hamber.  Putting the stone���������5 entries ��������� 1st, A. Tregillus, 32'feet 7������ inches ; 2nd,c John McRae, 31  feet 8 inches.  Throwing hammer���������3 entries���������1st, A. Tregillus, 102 feet 10 inches; 2nd, D. McDonald, 102  feet 9 inches,   v  Standing long jump���������3 entries���������1st, J. Wrard-  loe, 8 feet 9 cinches ;  2nd, T. A.  Mills, 8 feet 8^  inches. "��������� a &   v '   A   ,::''  '  Hop, step and jump���������1 entries���������1st,  C.  S. F/  Hamber, 34 feet 9 inches; 2nd, H.  H. Pitts, 31  feet 8 inches.  Quarter mile race���������2 in 3���������4 entries���������Campbell's Buck, Wilson's JTim Beattie, Wilson &  Perdue's Black, and Hurley's Barney���������1st, Wilson & Perdue's Black ; 2nd, Campbell's Buck.  300 yard race���������3 entries���������Campbell's Buck ;  Wilson & Perdue's Bay Harry; Hurry's Barney.  1st Campbell's Buck ; 2nd Wilson & Perdue's  Bay Harry.  Steeple chase���������3 entries���������won by Wilson &  Perdue's Bay Harry.  Slow mule race���������4 entries���������1st Sproule's Jim :  2nd Mclntyre's Pete.  ACROSS TM__ ONE ON THE FOURTH.  July 4th was celebrated at Bonner's Ferry,  Idaho. The people of the place were determined to have all the aid possible from British  Columbia and so trusted agents were despatched to Nelson for the purpose of getting up  a game of baseball between the Nelson and  Bonner's Ferry teams.    The nine from Nelson,  under the management of messrs. Chestney and  Elliot, consisted of Weber, c; Delafield, p;  Neelands, lb ; Elliott, 2b ; Winslow, ss ; Chestney, 3b ; Jeffry, rf; Black, cf; Gill, If. The  Bonner's Ferry team were : Blakely, c ; Field,  p; Bacher, lb; Colt, 2b; Callahan, 3b; Livingston, ss;  Turner, rf;  Sabine, cf;  Field, If.  The Nelson nine left on the Spokane and captain Gray did all in his power to make things  enjoyable for them and the other excursionists  on' board. Bonner's Ferry was reached at S  o'clock Sunday evening and the nine was met  by the reception committee at the landing and  conducted to the hotel, and the members of the  committee exerted themselves to leave a pleasant impression of the town on their visitors.  Bonner's Ferry is a lively town, built, one  may say, since last fall, on a beautiful site on  the Kootenay. The Great Northern railroad  p>asses through the place, and it is backed up  bv the rich mines of Grouse mountain and adjacent districts. It has several hotels, numerous stores, saloons and a newspaper, the Kootenay Herald.  The exercises on July 4th consisted of a musical programme, reading  of  the  declaration of  independence, an oration by hon.  W.   H.   Cla-  gett and then the usual-programme of sports.  The prizes wrere as follows :    Indian canoe race,  $5, "won by Stanislaus ;  tug of  war, Nelson vs.  Bonner's Ferry, $24, drawn ; putting  stone, 21  pounds, $7,and $3, J. L. McRae, D. A. McDonald ; running  high  jump,   $10,   W.   Wardlow ;  standing broad jump, $10, Jos. Parkin of Nelson ; fpot race, 100 yards, $7 and $3, G. B. Whitney, W(. W. Burke; ladies' ride for points, $10,  mrs. Fred. Lane ; one fourth milt, dash, free for  all, George Fry's g.m. Lilly; 300 yard dash, $20,  won by Lilly ; baseball game, Nelson?& Bonner's  Ferry,    $100,   won   by   Bonner's   Ferry   team,  score 15 to 2.  The reception committee consisted of messrs.  A. Dl Walker, chairman, W. Van Gasken, Ed.  D. Tavlbr, A. L. Jameson, W. L. Kinnear, dr.  T. A, Bishop, G. W. Roden.  Judges of sports, W. W. Burke, John Hoban,c  and Phil. Ingalsbee.    H. L.  Carleton, marsball  of the day.  Altogether,,the Nelson visitors enjoyed themselves immensely, and, although defeated in the  baseball game, look forward with pleasure to  the time when they may be able to _ return the  compliment.    KASLO    NOTES.  Kaslo has this week welcomed her first cow.  Mr. Tod has established an architect's office on  Front street.  F. W. Hart the well-known furniture dealer  of Vancouver is in town.  MivHi W. Bucke, recently of Ottawa, has  opened a law office in this town.  It is rumoured that we are at last to have a  post office ;  it is certainly badly needed.  The survey of Nashville townsite oil the forks  of the Kaslo river was completed last week.'  G. O. Buchanan's mill is nearing completion,  the machinery will be put in without delay.  The Nelson Sawmill Co. have established a  yard here; B. H. Lee & Co. are there agents.  A placer mine has been located on a creek  near the head of the lake ; no reliable details as  yet to hand/  The Galena Trading Company have bought  two lots in block 3 and will commence building  as soon as the lumber can be got up from the  Pilot Bay ,sawmill.  Archie Fletcher has opened his new bar. The  old part of the Grand Central will be used entirely as dining and bedrooms under the man-  agemant of Joe Bart ell.  T. J. Chambers reports a strike on the.east  side of the lake nearly opposite Kaslo. The ore  carries free milling gold and silver. An assay  gives 116 oz. silver $18 gold to the ton.  The mineral water claim described in last  week's Miner has already attracted the attention of capitalists. Two offers of substantial  sums have been made to mr. Kemp for the property, one from Vancouver and the other from  Connecticut, U. S. A.  Building operations are proceeding briskly.  Carney & Barrett's butcher shop is practically  completed; Giegerich's store, and the hotels of  Mahoney. Devlin & McKay and E. Baum are  nearly finished, and work is going on steadily  on Hanocks & Rice's store on A avenue.  C. Chambers has sold his one-eighth interest  in the Slocan Star to White Bros, for, it is stated  $3000. Messrs. White now own the whole claim  which, according to the unanimous.reports of  all who have seen it, is one of the most marvelous surface showings ever-discovered.  On Wednesday evening a lire started close to  the church on B avenue. The church was saved  with difficulty but as there was a strong breeze  blowing down Kaslo creek it was found impossible to stop the fire before it had destroyed  Clancys cabin and the building Pearse was putting up for a laundry. A Chinese washerman  was in the line of fire, but as he did business in  a tent he managed to save his effects. THE  MINER:    KELSON,  B.   0M  SATUEDAY,  JULY 9,   1892.
Italy's export trade has begun to show an increase. -  ..   '..-..J A-...-........ ..-" -..A A     '..."���������..��>:-y
The French government has decided to blockade the coast of Dahomey.
The London "season "this year is being voted
pretty much of a failure.
Electricity is now used in a French gun factory for tempering gun springs.
That 111. Pasteur has discovered a cure for
epilepsy is a ruiDbrnow current in Europe.
Henry M. Stanley will stand as a candidate
for Sheffield in opposition to Irish home rule.
It is estimated that �� of the public money
held by the London banks does-not bear interest.
A Parisian horticulturist claims to have succeeded in forcing the growth of violets by electricity.
Between Paris and Berlin mail matter is now
transmitted in 35 minutes by the pneumatic
process. ,        '.:���'.; ��� V, ������'���'��� -..; ,;\"':' < ...'
The revenue collected from, last year's ascents
to the top of the Eiffel tower amounted to
$115,000. ,������������;       ;   \
Zanzibar has been put in possession of a
wTeekly newspaper���the first journal started in
East Africa.
- Heavy hailstorms have done.'.y'a great deal of
damage in the vineyards of the district of
Montpelier, France.
Out of the 51 descendants of the 'king-.and
queen of Denmark, but one, the duke of
Clarence, is dead.
The German ambassador left Vienna to avoid
meeting prince Bismarck, who was there at his
son's wedding.
The vital statistics for 1890 show that during
that year there were 838,059 births and 876,505
deaths in France. .._.'��� A
The house  of  commons  authorises the pur-
,   chase of the British telephone trunk lines at a
cost of $5,000,000.
The outbreak of pleiiro-pneumonia ii_ Lisburn
district, county Antrim, Ireland, has turned out
a very serious matter.
Russian official reports on the harvest state
that the general outlook is much worse than in
the early summer of 1891.
During June upwards of 14,000 Jews emigrated
from South Russia for England, America and
Australia.    The exodus is still continuing.
The house at Youghal, Ireland, formerly occupied by sir Walter Raleigh, the great adventurer, was recently sold at auction for $6,250.
It is said that the new German army bill will
increase emperor William's forces by 63,000
men, and add 60,000,000 marks to the budget.
The cold throughout Germany is phenomenal
for this season. " Potatoes and early vegetable
'crops are being badly damaged by night frosts.
President ReitzSof the Orange Free State has
resigned, for the reason that the Volksraad
would not give him a permit to leave the state.
In consequence of the agricultural depression
lord Spencer will sell shortly his  collection of
.rare arid curious books, known as the Althorp
At Seraing, China, the contract for iron work
for a large Chinese, iron works has been taken
out of the hands of English firms and given to
The McKinley bill is having a disastrous effect on the Welsh tin-plate trade, their being at
present no fewer than 5000 workmen out of employment.
Drought in Poltava, South Russia, is destroying cattle and crops, and the people kneel
around priests and elevated images in the fields
and pray for rain.
The fortune of  the late  Jules  Lebandy,   the
-great sugar refiner and speculator of Paris, is estimated at 360,000,000 francs, probably the largest fortune in France.
Liverpool will, - it is expected, publicly inaugurate  the  completion   of her   great   water
���scheme next month. The city will have a supply  of 50,000,000 gallons  a day from Vyrnwy,
The London Times estimates the United
"Kingdom crops as follows : Wheat in England
88.8, against 92 last year ; Wales 89.7, against
83.3; Scotland 9o.S, against 93,    The exact yield
est on
er cent
Will be made frdni the
shall have been
2 2nd June, 1892.
sale prices on tlie first 2Q lots on which buildings
eteiy erected before the 1st November next.
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of India's crop is not yet officially stated, but is
generally believed . not to exceed 232,000000,
bushels, against 256,000,000 bushels last year.
Russia's claim to Pameer, "the Roof of the
World," has alarmed China, an da large force of
Chinese troops has already been sent to the
frontier to prevent aggression, and, if need be,
to take the offensive against the soldiers of the
In view of the struggle in Uganda, Africa,
between the Catholics and Protestants, negotiations have been opened between England,
France and Belgium for the regulation of missionary work among the natives of Africa, so as
to prevent such collisions in future.
Considerable attention has been attracted in
Germany to the water-power possibilities of the
Rhine. One power plant has already been established at Rheinfeld at a cost of $3,000,000.
The district between Schauffhausen and Basel
is said to have available horse-power of about
Carpenter Creek, Slocan Lake, B.C.
JOWETT .&  HAIG.  Auctioneers.
The unregistered partnership heretofore existing between the undersigned, under the firm name of Houston
& Ink, is dissolved from this date. All debts due the firm
are to be paid to John Houston, who will pay all firm debts.
Witness: JOHN   HOUSTON,
W.  A.  Crane. CHARLES   H.   INK.
Nelson, B. C., June Sth, 1892.    ���- ��� _
We are authorized by the chief commissioner of lands
and works, on behalf of the province of British Columbia,
to offer for sale by public auction the government town"
site of New Denver, at the mouth of Carpenter creek, Slocan lake, West Kootenay district, B.C., on Wednesday,
July 20th, 1892, at 11 o'clock a. m. Terms, one-third cash,
one-third in 6 months, and one-third in 12 months, with
interest at 6% per annum on deferred payments. Crown
grants $5 each. Lots 50 feet by 130 feet. Plans may be
seen and particulars obtained at our oflice.
Notice is hereby given that John Miles has filed the necessary papers and made application for a crown grant in
favor of the mineral claim known as the "Majestic," situated about one mile west of Eagle creek, and 6 miles west
of Nelson, West Kootenay district. Adverse claimants, if
any, will forward their objections within (50 days of publication. N.  FITZSTUBBS,
Nelson.. B. C, June 1st, 1S92. Gold commissioner.
By the terms of the sale, all accounts due The Miner
for advertising and job work, prior to May 1st, are payable to Houston & Ink. All amounts due for subscription
are payable to Bogle & Whalley.
��� - , HOUSTON & INK.
Nelson, April 25th, 1892.        BOGLE & WHALLEY.
Consulting Engineer and Machinery
Agent, Balfour.
Engines, boilers, and machinery of all descriptions.   Rock
drills, air compressors, etc.   Agent for the B. C. Iron
Works, Vancouver.   Estimates given.
2.   �� J> Si1*
Offices and stores on Josephine street.
BOGLE & WHALLEY, The Miner office.
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��^V.v#3_fi THE-MINES:    NELSON,  B.   0..  SATUEDAY,  JULY 9,  1892.  HIOHES  ZB_3Z.  SAVED..- BV   LIGHTENING.  ��������� "���������In', ray early experience with the telegraph  business, I was located at a place called Medicine  Hat, a small group of shanties on the Northern  Pacific railroad, as operator, ticket agent, and  express agent. Medicine Hat could be classed  among the towns thirty miles from nowhere.  What little business was done was on account  of a mining viliiage some thirty miles back in  the mountains. The entire population of Medicine Hat could have been easily crowded into  the little station.  "One night, after a day of the most sultry  weather that I had experienced for munths, I  was detained in my office on account of delayed  trains. A continuous roll of thunder, accompanied by sharp flashes of lightning in the distance, warned me of an approaching storm. I  fretted and stormed, as I wanted to get to my  boarding shanty, about a quarter of a mile up  the country road, before the storm broke. I was  leaning back in my chair musing over the events  that brought rue west when suddenly a voice  broke on my ears:  "Hold up your hands quick!"  "Glancing up I saw a huge revolver pointed  through the little window in the wall through  which I sold tickets and behind it a weird mask  with terrible shining eyes. In endeavoring to  comply with the command, especially the latter  injunction, my chair swung around, my head  struck on the edge of the table and unconscious  I rolled to the floor.  "When I regained my wits I found myself  lying on the floor of the outer waiting room;  bound hand and foot, with a tall, ungainly looking fellow standing over me with a Winchester.  The storm had broken over us and the wind, rain  lightning and thunder were something terrific.  "All at once my trained ear caught the sound  of the telegraph sounder, and, turning my head,  I perceived a man at my desk, working away at  my key. He wore a mask, but this did not disguise the fact that he was a young man. As  the characters were ticked off and came to my  ears I knew he was feeling his way to the location of the delayed trains. I also noticed that  he frequently arose and made use of the ground  wire from the switchboard, which cut off the;  main office in which was located the train runner of the division. At frequent intervals sharp  ... cracks of lightning would re-echo through the  room as they struck the arrester on the switch.  But the man  worked on totally oblivious of his  surroundings.  Suddenly I caught the drift of what he was  sending out over the wire and was horrilied to  learn that he was trying to manipulate the train  orders so as to cause a wreck. Trains No. 47 and  48 passed each other about live miles up the road  from my station and he was sending out orders  with a cool, steady hand to train No. 47 to take  a siding about ten miles east of Medicine Hat  and for train 48 to pass 47 at the regular place.  These orders would have thrown the two trains,  which were heavily loaded with passengers and  express matter,  together very near my station.  "I could easily hear the sounder, and from  his orders knew the would-be wrecker was an  expert telegrapher and thoroughly familiar  with train running. Every now and then the  wrecker would raise his hand from the key as a  more severe stroke of lightning would come in  over the wire, but he was too intent upon his  deadly work to desist. The tramp of heavy  boots on the platform outside told me that the  DEALERS  CASH   PRICE  contemplated wreck was an organized scheme  for robbing the express company and passengers. Muttered curses frequently came from  the man at the key as bis plans for wrecking  the train would meet with obstacles in the  shape of pertinent questions froiti operators up  the line who wouldn't stand the new order of  things without fully understanding their import.  "The storm continued to increase in force,  and peal after peal of thunder re-echoed over  and above the little station. Still the wrecker  at the key kept steadily at work weaving his  web of destruction. Suddenly he called out in  a voice of mingfed satisfaction and devilish glee :  "Ah, that fixes the matter all right. Forty-  seven has signed the order at the water tank,  and in ten minutes they'll go together. Tell the  men to spread out up���������-' ������������������.-.,-'  "He never finished  the sentence.    A blinding  flash  at  the switchboard,   a shriek from /the  wrecker, a,nd the office appeared to be one mass  of flame.    My guard rushed from the building,  and, with a mighty effort, I wrenched my hands  free and pulled myself through the door.    The  little station was as dry as tinder, the oil from  the trainman's lamps added to the combustible  nature  of its  makeup, and in a moment flames  were  breaking out in every part.    With loud  cries several of the wrecker's confederates dashed-  toward  the little room to pull their leader out,  but the heat drove them  back,   and as voices  were heard up the country road coming toward  the station they all disappeared in the darkness.  "A man untied my legs, as my hands were useless on account of the numbness occasioned by  the tightness  of the throngs, and I explained  the situation to him.    He hunted up a lamp and  dashed down the track and around the curve in  one direction while I swung the lantern upon  the   train   coming down   the straight piece of  track to the station in  the other direction.    My  lantern  was not seen by the engineer, but the  burning station acted as a danger signal and the  train drew up at the station, the engineer totally  ignorant of the danger they were escaping and  only intent  upon helping to  subdue the flames.  A few words explained the situation to the engineer and the group of passengers that gathered  around, and as train 47 slowly rounded the curve  from, the east,   substantiating   my   story,  the  organization of a prayer meeting there and then  would have been an easy matter.  " The next day the remains of the would-be  wrecker were found in the station, and the railroad company's physician, after holding an autopsy, declared that the man only had been  stunned by the lightning and while unconscious had been smothered and then burned to a  crisp. In all my experience with lightning that  was the luckiest bolt that ever hugged a wire."  BAKEE STREET, NELSON, B. 0.  Co.  . F. Teetzel  NELSON  PROPRIETOR.  HAY AND GRAIN FOR 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.  DEALERS IN  O-EaiE.CvCIO^w.LS.  MTENT MEDICINES,  WHOLESALE     DEALEKS    IN     CIGAKS. :  'RAYMOND  SEWING   MACHINES   IN   STOCK. :  Cor. East Baker and Ward Streets.  Telephone 36.  GILKER & WELLS'S  Postoffice Store,  Nelson,  IS. C.  AND GE1S[TS"PUI_E"ISHING- GOODS.  ALSO, FULL LINES OF  PATEWT   EVIEDSOINES  Toilet Articles and Stationery.  CIGARS   AT   WHOLESALE    ONLY.  Furniture and Pianos!  Jas. McDonald & Co.  Nelson and l&evelstokc,  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 Ktuilding, Josephine Street.  Josephine street, Nelson, B. C.  HAS ON DISPLAY  A FULL RANGE OF  Plain and Pancy Worsted Suitings and Scotch and  Irish Tweeds and Serges,  Spring goods now on hand.  peices to STxia? tzbciei tx_ve:e_s  fc*  .4* THE  MINEE:    NELSON,  B.  0.,   SATUKEAYr JULY 9,   1892.  I������v  k  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-'bo paid for in advance. Advertisements of less  than 12 lines will be counted as 12 lines.  Birth Notices free if weight of child is given; if  weight is not given $1 will be charged. Marriage  announcements will be charged from .f 1 to $ 10���������according to the social standing of the bridegroom.  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.  Job Printing in good style at fair rates.   Cards,  envelopes, and letter, note, and account papers kept  ._. in stock.. ... -.���������'-..  The following agents have been appointed and  are authorized to collect money, to receive advertisements and transact all business, in their respective localities, connected with The Miner and Hot Springs  News: Ainsworth, Bremner & Watson; Pilot Bay, C.  B. Howell; Kaslo, B. H. Lee & Co; Carpenter Creek,  E. C. Carpenter.  Address all Letters :  The Miner, Nelson, B. C.   .  '    v E������ITOfitffAI_   l-EMARKS., '  It is the fate of every great inan ; of every  good man ; of every pi'oniinent man, who takes  part in polities, to have his motives miscon- .  strued, and his best actions denounced, as being '  only for his own private welfare and advancement. If the majority believe a* man- to be  good, good he is. If the reverse, then no power  on earth can prevent that man from being regarded in history, as being other than a scoundrel and reprobate���������give a dog a bad name, and  hang him.  c  . The late honorable John Robson has,  in his  time, been called lots of hard names ; but a vast  majority of people in "British Columbia believed  that the "honorable John " knew  what  they  wanted, and would do his best to get it for them.  He had been in the province since his boyhood,  almost, and 'with the exception of sir Matthew  Begbie, lion. O. E. Pooley, dr. Helmcken, and a  few other old-timers,  knew  better than anybody else the needs and capabilities of the country.    He has been accused, of course���������amongst!  other   things,  of   pursuing a selfish policy���������a  policy which would put "money 'n his own pocket���������we do not believe that personal considerations ever prevented 'the honorable John ' from  doing what he considered right, or induced him  to do what he believed to be wrong, but even  though this were so it would not necessarily be:  an unmixed evU.. If it is necessary, in order to  benefit  one's self,  to do good for the country,  then the harder one works for  one's  personal  advantage, the better for the country.  The honorable John Robson was a good man  for British Columbia, a gentleman, and a hard  worker; he made mistakes���������as who does not���������  and when he discovered that he had done so,:  owned up, and said he was sorry���������as very few  do. None can doubt his ability, and we believe  we but voice the popular opinion when we say  that we are sincerely sorry that he is gone.  It is unfortunate that the hon. C. E. Pooley  could not be pursuaded to take the vacant premiership, as there are but few men in the province  who   would   not place the utmost confidence in his integrity, and would not feel certain  that the general  welfare   was   the   only  thing that would influence him in his management of  the government.    He  is,  however,  a  busy man, and it is not to be expected that he  would sacrifice his private interests for the good  of the country, especially as he has considerable  power of control in the position he at present  holds. " .-.,...-_....���������. ��������� .   .-  The hon. Theodore Davie, the new premier,  has had, as yet, no opportunity of showing what  sort of a leader he will make. Time, however,  will do for him that which he has been unable  to do for himself.^        A  In a town like Nelson;it is necessary for the  constables either to be armed with clubs, which  they must use instantly on the smallest provocation or there must be a thorough understanding that a policeman's '-say so" goes. "Let  them fight it out," is no way to keep a town  quiet; to give its inhabitants and property-  owners a sense of security; or to induce capital  to visit and stay with the place. The sentence  which was passed this week for hindering a constable in the execution of his duty may seem  severe, and was probably no more deserved by  its recipient than it was1 deserved by 50.other  men who were present at the fight in question.  It was necessary that people should be impressed with the power of a constable, and the  first man who was caught red-handed, was compelled to pose as the ''awful example." No one  will think any the worse of Bob, when he comes  back���������because he has been in goal. He was the  victim of circumstances',; and his fault was committed in excitement and ignorance.    A  We wish inr. and mrs. John Hamilton good  luck and every happiness which it is possible to  crowrd!into their married life..  m  NOTARY  PUBLIC.  Keal Estate & Mines, Gonveyancmg  Agent for ���������  SLOCAJM   CITY  Town Lots, Lands and Mining Claims Handled on Commission.   Conveyancing Documents Drawn Up.  Office:  SELOUS   BLOCK,  Corner Victoria and Stanley Streets.  0.        -.-.-.-.-.^.^.-.-.V,  .   (NOTARY public)  Real Estate, Mining Broker,    >  AND  Insurance Agent,  WEST . BA&JESE. STKEET,  KELSON,  B. CV>  FIKE   INSURANCE:  I represent the.following safe and reliable companies:  GUARDIAN.. :..:.��������� ���������'.'. .'������������������.'��������� ... .London, England.;  CITY OF LONDON. London, England/  ATLAS London, England.:  QUEBEC  .Canada.;  JLIFE:-  EQUITALBE '.".".  .New York.  W. J.  WILSON.  W. PERDUE.V������?%  PROPRIETORS OF  NELSON AND AOTSWOETH.  Will contract to supply mining companies and steamboats  with fresh meats, and deliver same at any mine or  landing in the Kootenay Lake country.  Nelson   Oflice   aiul   Market,   11  East   Baker  Street.  Ainswortli   MarBiC-,  Sprague  Street.  JWeton Sawmill Go.  Yard :   At eiitl of Flume  Mill:   Two niiles soutii of Nelson  Manufacture  The mill lias a capacity of 2d,0������0 feet per day  Orders will receive prompt attention.  W. N. E0LPE, Secretary  (We do not tender on Contracts.)  I '  r~l    M ���������  WILL BE KOTffira BY JULY 1st  at Kaslo  during the summer of 1892. New and improved machinery  will be put in. A drive of choice logs, consisting of white  pine, white spruce, clear cedar, etc., will be brought dovm  from the Lardeau. The mill will be run at its present site  until the new establishment is ready. An abundant stock  of rough and dressed lumber, shingles; etc, now on hand;  Allorders promptly filled. Prices and terms will be adjusted to meet any competition.  March loth, 1892. G."0. BUCMAffAxY.  The Davies-Sayward  awmill Company  PILOT BAY, KOOTENAY LAKE.      .,  THE LARGEST MANUFACTURERS OP  IN THE KOOTENAY LAKE DISTRICT.  HAVE ON HAND READY FOR DELIVERY A FULL  ASSORTMENT OF ALL KINDS OF  WELL-SEASONED  ROUGH   AND  FINISHING   LUMBER,  Vertical Grain Shingles,  Lath, Moldings, etc  Stocks are held at NELSON, G-eo. H. Eeefer, Agent,  and at ADTSWOKTH, H. A. Cameron, Agent.  S. & Spalding, - Manager;  _j>ifj   * THE  MINEE,:    NELSON,   B.  0.,  SATUEDAY, JULY 9,   1892.  MIXING    NEWS   OF   THE   WORLD.  The Tulameen Hydraulic company are going  ahead with their work and a good clean-up may  soon be expected. The operations of this company have given an impetus to hydraulic mining in the'Siinilkameen.  John Staiiher has been placer mining at Trout  lake, in the Lardeau Pass, and took out $7 a day  for over 3 weeks, at a point 12 feet above high  water mark. Next fall when water is low, lie  will see what can be found on bed rock.  J. Cannell and F. Crotty have returned to  Kamloops from Boston Bar, where they had  been to examine the ground preparatory to  commencing .'hydraulic mining. They are not  very communicative, which is generally the  case with miners when they hajve something  good in sight.  Great things are looked for from Robert Allison's strike on the Siinilkameen. The camp has  been visited by Geo. Pfunder, superintendent'of.  the World's Fair mineral exhibit, and from one  claim he took a- shovelful cff loose rock and  ground it up in a hand, mortar and extracted $5  in gold. Three pounds. 14 ounces of the rock,  assayed $22,460 su ton. o  The Boundary creek mines, just within the  British line and partly in Stevens county in  Washington, show an immense quantity of 'dry  ore,' and seem almost providentially located  with reference to our Slocan find Kootenay lead  _>re mines, lead being necessary in the reduction  of the Boundary creed ores. One peculiar feature of some of them is that although wholly  silver-bearing at the surface; they seem to bear  a large proportion of gold at fifty feet below the  surface. The proportion of copper and lead is  small. - ������������������".'A'"'  The earliest record at the United States mint  of gold discovered in the United States is 1804.  In that year gold to the amount of $2,5C0 was,  deposited, it having been found in the state of  North Carolina.    Since 1874 to date, an almost  correct estimate of precious mjetals/produced��������� by  tlie sta.tes of yirgiriia^ North and South Caro-^  liha, Georgia,  Alabama,, Tennesse,  is placed at  nearly $28,000, (XX),  most of which has   passed  through the mints.    Of this, Virginia produced  $2,527,000 ; North Carolina,   $13,000,000;  South  Carolina, $1,900,000; Georgia,  $10,000,000; Alabama, $300,000 ; Tennessee, $210, (XX).  The methods of j#i#mg and extraction are  being revolutionized jn Wyoming, says the  Phcenix Republican, and many properties heretofore considered valueless, are now .on account  of the extensiveness of the deposits of low-grade  ore, the best producers. A gentleman well informed in '/mining and who has visited nearly  every section ,of the territory within the past few  months and made tests on hundreds of claims,  says the amount of ore in the territory funning  from $5 to $20 a ton is incalculable, but would  be sufficient to give employment in its development to the entire mining world for years to  come. '-....,  Chicago and New York capitalists have now  become interested in Cripple creek. A large  company known as the Maud'D. M. company  h&s been organized. The mining claims owned  by the company, which were selected after several months of examination, are located on  Tenderfoot, Mineral and Iron Hills. Machinery  for a 100-ton concentrator for the Blue Bell  company, has been shipped from Canyon city.  An 8-foot vein has been struck in the Star of  the East. This mine is in the neighborhood of  the Buena Vista on Bull mountain. The company is now making preparations to ship ore.  On the Sunset M. company's property, a body  of rich ore has also been struck. The claim is a  little north of Squaw gulch.  Some time ago a. mining prospector sent to  the United States geological survey some specimens of nickel ore that he had found in Oregon,  just where does not appear. The pieces of ore  seem like half-rounded pebbles washed down  and ground together by the action of water.  They had been at first supposed to be meteorites  and of no particular value. But it was found  that they were scattered in great quantities over  the bed where the prospector had discovered  them. More specimens were tested and found  to be 62per cent pure nickel, the,rest iron, except 10 per cent of stony matter. Theimpres-;  sioh conveyed to the geologists who examined!  the nickel-iield in Oregon was that the pebblelike bits of ore had been broken off from some  OFFICE,   VICTORIA,  B.C.  WORKS NANAIMO,  B.C.  av_:^_3srTJ_Er^_.o_rxjjRE3_RS o_et  ���������V^JE3IOX_3E.S^_.X___������_   DEALERS   I_EST  S  f\ TATTT  CUIOUJ  _?i_.se  Branch Office and Magazine  a      at NELSON.  Blasting Apparatus,  C.   M.   WHITLAW,  (Nelson House) Agent.  great; mass or vein of nickle rock and washed  down by torrent arid current into the, bed in  which t he prospector found them. But where  is this mass of nickel-bearing ore ?./' That is the  quest of some future prospector. a  BACK   EAST.  The C.P.Ri. is negotiating for the purchase of  the Kingston and Pembroke road.  Hugh John Macdonald is spoken of as the  new lieutenant-governor of Manitoba.  Large parties of settlers and excursionists  from maritime provinces are passing through  Winnipeg.  The customs returns at Toronto for the year  ended show an increase of nearly $275,000 over  those of the previous year.  The Nova Scotia government's 3^ per cent debentures have been floated on the English  market on excellentterms.  The parish church of Windsor, N.S., one of  the oldest in the /Dominion; having been built  in 1788, was burned July 1st.  The relic of Ste. Anne, brought/recently from  New York, was exposed in the Basilica, and  viewed by thousands of people.  Mr. Christopher, Q.C., left Toronto July 2nd  for New York, en route for England, as counsel  for Canada in the Behring sea arbitration.  Professor Ashley has resigned his position as  professor of political economy at Toronto university, to accept a similar one at Harvard  university.  The crown counsel has received instructions  at Quebec,from the attorney-general to take out  a writ against Pacaud to recover $100,000, Baie  des Chaleurs boodle.  Jake Gaudaur has issued a challenge to Hanlan. The terms call for a single scull race to be  rowed on lake Couchiching, about the first week  of August for $500 a side.  The Peterboro board of trade has appointed  hon. mr. Bannatyne, speaker of the Ontario  legislature, its representative at the chambers  of commerce congress, London.  Some parties in Montreal, interested in the  future protection of the native tobacco leaf, are  getting up a petition on the subject for presentation to the governor-general in council.  The yacht, race, for the Queen's cup, took  place in Hamilton, July 1st, and was won by  F. Mullock's Nancy of Hamilton. The contest  was among the 30-footers and 17 yachts entered.  ' The sugar war, which has been going on for  the past few months, has died a natural death.  The object for which it was started has not  been attained, and only apparent good has resulted to purchasers,  Fourteen cadets graduated at the Royal Military college/Kingston, Ontario. Sergeant Voice  of Toronto was gold medalist; sergeant-major  Fraser of Kingston secured a sword of honor,  and battalion sergeant-major Dumble of Port  Hope received the lord Stanley prize. Dumble,  Debury, Deffur, and Clinch have accepted commissions in the imperial army.  Newly built and centrally located, for a term of years.  Containing 22 rooms with eA^ery convenience for a good  paying business.   More bed-rooms if required.   Apply to  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE & CO., Nelson, B.C.  OF MONTREAL  ���������AI������ITAL (all paid up), $12,000,000  REST,  ���������        ���������  0,000,01)0  Sir DONALD A. SMITH,...,. President  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND,............. .Vice-President  ,E. S. CLOUSTON,... ���������.'���������'.. i .A./........... .General Manager  ITelson 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 tranf ers;  Grant commercial and travelers'credits, available in any  ''������/������������������������������������ part of the world ; '    .  Drafts issued.; Collections made; Etc. .  SAVINGS   BANK   BRANCH  _' *  A Rate of interest at present four per cent.       .    ;  (Incorporated by Royal Charter, 1862.)  CAPITAL (paid wpH ������600,000    .    $8,000,000  (With power to increase.)  KESEBtVE FUftEJ>,  ������220,000     .    .       1,100,000  _B^R-A.lSrC_E_L__i]S =  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 CORRESPONDENTS:  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 ST ATES���������Agents Bank of Montreal, New York;  . Bank of Montreal, Chicago.  SAYINGS DEPARTMENT.  Interest at the rate of 4 per cent per annum will be allowed  on all time deposits at present.  HENRY CROFT.  AND  Office:   West Baker Street, next to Bank of B.C.  H. ASHBY, Manager.  '���������ii.  tI:t '  I    "   ��������� ������������������HL"l.^J"i HI". ������������������������������������^T.v <,.'JIW.M"  ���������M.v.-.j'.o/tv.sH". '-.t--. ���������������fcrt/,-:-t....i*',v ������������������.���������-���������.  ^ "^!r: '��������� t.-TT'.'STiT".. -it   'C I.*1 .-1  .cr'ii-.",- Iv ��������� J"Vi tjf:_ rjM'.'-A ������  ������������������JW������������  ri-|-?.wn!,,.j."'!r!rKi."  ri-iii:.-;:- lV.*!.Ta.. THE  MUTEKj    KELSON,   B.   0.,  SATUEDAY,  JULY 9,  1892.  _P������OVlN���������IAI_   NEWS.  The subsidy for the G.P.R's line from Revelstoke to the Arrow Lakes has been voted.  The honorable Theodore Davie, Q,C, steps  into the position of premier of British Columbia.  The customs colled ions at Nanaimo for June  were $4473.01, and for the year ending June 30th  $75,645.16.  Hugh Watt, M.D., of Victoria is a candidate  for the representation of Cariboo, made vacant  by John Robson's death.  Mayor Haslani of Nanaimo has taken possession of the electric light works of that place  under a chattel mortgage;  Father Chirouse and the Indians; connected  with the Indian girl flogging case have been  pardoned by minister of justice Thompson at  Ottawa.  The customs collections at Victoria for June  were $80,625.79; for June, 1891, they were $96,-  145.76, showing ai decrease this year of the sum  of $15,516.97.  Dominion Day was heartily celebrated  throughout the coast district, the chief point  of attraction being Vancouver, where the festivities extended over Friday and Saturday.  There were local celebrations of various societies  at Victoria and Nanaimo, and an excursion from  Westminster to Harrison Hot Springs. Vernon  and Kamloops were also the centres of attraction for the districts surrounding them.  Great dissatisfaction has been caused among  the letter -carriers and clerks in the post office  at Victoria by a reduction which has been made  by the department in their salaries. The salaries  are reduced from $40 and $46 to $32.70 and  $38.70 respectively. A telegram has been sent  to Ottawa by mr. Prior, M.P., protesting.against  the reduction, and it is hopedtthat it will be  countermanded. Otherwise, .the men say, they  will resign on Tuesday next.  The two morning papers of Victoria in their  fierce com petition, departed from their ordinary  custom, and both were issued on Saturday, disregarding the national holiday. The staffs however, appear to have been so demoralized that it  was impossible for them to get out their issues  with the ordinary accuracy. The Colonist dated  its Saturday issue as "Friday, July 1st," while  the News in its headline on Friday announced  itself as being published at Nanaimo, instead of  Victoria.  Captain Pittendright, the coroner at New  Westminster, held an inquest on Friday upon  the body found in the Fraser, on the 29th ult.,  which was identified as that of George Bull, one  of the victims of the I_illooet tragedy. The  jury found a verdict stating that George,Bull  came to his death by murder, committed by a  person or persons unknown. The finding of  the victim's remains may, and probably will  lead to the detection of the assassin. There is  no, doubt that the body was dragged to the  stream and thrown in after death.  Paws Off Jouaflian.  The following is quoted from the San Francisco Bulletin : "The Slocan district, in Washington,   is developing famous  properties.    The  Noble Five mine gets richer as it advances.  Only 30 feet of the vein has been stripped and  actual measurement showed a width of 16 feet  of high grade ore. Five mines have claims  along tlie ridge extending 7,500 feet long by  from 10 to 20 feet wide���������probably the largest  belt of ore in the world. The ore belt Was  traced through the Noble Five, Knoxville, Bonanza and on to the World's Fair, and there is  no doubt it extends through the Maud E.  How it Feels to Undergo nn Operation.  A party of three gentleman were seated at a  table of a popular cafe the other evening discussing the case of a friend who had recently been  through a terrible surgical operation, when one  of the party who had had a similar operation  performed on him years ago, observed : "A man  who is about to undergo a difficult surgical operation experiences something of the same feeling  that a man must experience who is about to be  executed.    I know it was so in my case.  I had nerved myself, I thought, for the terrible  ordeal, and held the assurance of my family physician that the odds that I would come through  all right were largely in my favor, and yet, when  I entered the operating room and saw the table,  the large bags used in administering the anaesthetic and, most frightful of all, the surgeon  and his assistants with their* aprons tied under  their chins���������I have faced death in battle and I  don't think there is a drop of cur blood in me  but my heart quailed at the sight and it took all  my fortitude to enable me to mount the table.  I tried to be brave while the assistants arranged  me for the anaesthetic, but, do what I would, the  feeling that I was about to part with my life  could not be banished, and as I said before I  then experienced a something akin to the pang  of death."  HOTEL  VIOTOKIA   STREET,   NE1LSON,   B.C.  PleasaCnt Rooms.   Well Appointed Bar.   Terms Moderate.  MILLS  &  REVSBECH, Proprietors.  RODS, REELS, LINES,  CASTS, FLIES & MINNOWS  IN GREAT VARIETY.  -. WHOLESAEE  AND  RETAIL.  Orders  by mail receive  prompt  and careful attention  Charles E. Tisdall,  C_fTJ3_Tls^_A.___Z_E_R:,    -V^^._lSrCOXT^r_E������3_E_  NOTICE.  Until further notice Steamer Galena will make regular  trips between Ainsworth, Galena, Balfour, Buchanan's,  and Nelson daily. Willrun through to Kaslo Mondays,  Wednesdays and Fridays.  TIME   CARD   FOR   TRAVELERS.  The Columbia & Kootenay  Steam Navigation Co. Ld,  Operating the fast and elegant steamers  COLUMBIA, NELSON LYTTOJST & KOOTENAI  REVELSTOKE   K.O.IJTE:  One of the above steamers will leave REVELSTOKE  for Nakusp and Robson at 4 a.m. on MONDAYS and  THURSDAYS, arriving at Robson at 6 p.m., where connection is made with the C. &���������___. Railway for Nelson and  all Kootenay Lake points. RETURNING, leaves ROBSON for Nakusp and Revelstoke at 9 p.m. on TUESDAYS  and FRIDAYS, arriving at Revelstoke at 3 p.m. on  Wednesdays and Saturdays, where connection is made  with the C. P. R. for all points.  vLITTLE   1>ALLES   ROUTE:  The same steamer will leave ROBSON for Trail Creek  and Little Dalles at 5 a.m. on TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS,  arriving at Little Dalles at 9 a.m., where close connection  is made with the S. F. & N. Railway for,Spokane. RETURNING, leaves LITTLE DALLES same day, on ar-  . rival of S. F. & N. Railway Company's train at 12:30 p.m.,  for Trail Creek and Robson, arriving at Robson at 6:20  p.m., where close connection is made with the C. & K.  Railway for Nelson and lake points; and continues on to  Revelstoke as per above schedule.  KOOTENAY  LAKE AND   BONNER'S   FERRY   ROUTE:  STEAMER NELSON leaves NELSON for Pilot  Bay, Ainsworth, and Kaslo at 8 a.m. on MONDAYS and  THURSDAYS, returning via these ports same day; for  Pilot Bay, Ainsworth, and Bonner's Ferry at 3 a.m. on  TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS. RETURNING, leaves BONNER'S FERRY for Pilot Bay, Ainsworth and-Nelson at  3 a.m. on WEDNESDAYS and SATURDAYS.  APPLICATION   FOR   TIMBER   LEASE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days afterdate I intend to  apply to the chief commissioner of lands and wTorks for a  license to cut timber for lumbering purposes on the following described tract of hind: Commencing at a post on the  east bank of Kootenay lake, about one-half mile north of  E. N. LaFrance's pre-emption claim, thence east 80 chains,  thence north 120 chains, thence west 80 chains more or less  to the shore of the lake, thence south along the lake to the  point of commencement. JOSEPH PORIER.  Pilot Bay, June 15th, 1892.  HOUSE  Ten miles from Kaslo on the trail to Slocan mines.  Pirst  Glass  Accommodations .for Travelers.    Best  Brands of Liquors and Cigars,  PRICES   MODERATE.  McDonald Bros.  Proprietors.  JOHN JOHNSON,  Proprietor.  Finest wines, Liquors and Cigars in the Market at the Bar  THE DINING   ROOM IS UNDER  THE   SUPERVISION OF  J.   J.  CARSCADEN, EXPERIENCED   CHEF  Special Attention to  Miners.  Rooms First-Class.  Rates Moderate.  SLOCAN CEOSSBTGr.  _E?_   J-   C9J-^.I-.X_^_.G-_E3:_E]_R.  PROPRIETOR.  Table cannot be surpassed.   Rooms large and comfortable.  The bar is stocked with the choicest brands  of liquors and cigars.  HEADQUAETEES for MUEBAY & MATHES0FS  PACK TEAIN.  THE  ELDORADO CITY  First Class in Every Eespect  GETHI  MENDERSO  PROPRIETORS  ���������urn $  Is now opened at the  ���������   VICTORIA  ST., NELSON.  Old and new patrons are now invited to call.  m  JOHN  GURN.  xmxsinraiassrasnsrissBMsgsiMiaro  wmmtmummmmiimmmmjiijmiiimsm   _________si^ _ - V THE  MINEE:    NELSON,   B.   C,  SATUEDAY,  JULY 9,   1892.  Corner West Vernon and Stanley Streets, NELSON, B. C.  Telephone 43.  PIEST-OLASS   IN   EVEEY   EESPECT.  The International has a comfortably furnished parlor for  ladies, and the rooms are large arid furnished  newly throughout.  THE  TABLE  SS   NOT SURPASSED  by any hotel in the Kootenay Lake country.  A share of transient trade solicited.  ... ._���������  THE SAMPLE-EOOM IS STOCKED WITH CHOICE CIGARS  AND THE ��������� FINEST BRANDS OF LIQUORS.  B.  PROPRIETORS  _b_a__k_:e__:r,   s_e,__^_e____uo?  Private Boxes for Ladies  W. C. PHILLIPS, Proprietor.  THE  EUEOPEAIT   _EPX_._A.3ST.  M. J. BROWN  PROPRIETOR.  The above house has been newly furnished throughout and  is now open to travelers.   The table is one or the  best in the the town.   The bar keeps the  finest brands of liquors and cigars.  NELSON.  Hot  and  cold water;   electric bells; billiard and club  rooms; baths.   All appointments first-class.  E. E. PHAIR, proprietor.  Ho !   Por the Sioean Mines !  This House, situated at the forks of Carpenter, North  Fork and Seaton creeks, in the immediate vicinity of the  Slocan Mines, is now open for business.  RATES:   Beds 50 cents, Meals 75 cents.  E.   C.   CARPENTER, - - -        Proprietor.  COWBOYS'-;. 8LANDEKED.  a  de  Did you  ever hear   Kow the   Marquis  Mores winged 2 bad men in Cheyenne."  ..A^No." '/:'.-, .; :; '! ��������� \a .v     ./--'a-a  " Well, it is not mucli of a story, but it'is an  illustration of a man's nerve and quick thought.  I was in the cattle business in 1855 and became  acquainted with De Mores in Denver in  May.  He was a very polite man,   but rather inclined  to be offish, as we say in the west. About a  month after I met him at Barlow's ranch, about  25 miles from Cheyenne. He was mounted on a  vicious broncho and appeared to have a great,  deal of trouble to keep his seat. A couple of  cowboys who had been loading up on tanglefoot were whooping and howling in front of  Barlow's shanty when the marquis rode up.  Their ponies 'were tethered and they were running foot races, aad for no r(eason ori e^artli were  yelling like Oomanches in a war dance.  "They began to guy the marquis on his  horsenvahship. He made no reply, but kept on  talking to me. Finding he could not be provoked that way, one of the cowboys nicknamed  'Broadback Morris,' because of his unusually  broad shoulders, began to show the Frenchman  how to ride. His companion followed his example and in a couple of minutes they were  circling around the marquis, firing oft their  Winchesters and using the most insulting language. Whether he did not understand what  they meant I don't know ; at all events, he rolled  a cigarette and lighted it.  "���������'Drop that you tenderfoot !' roared Morris,  pulling up his mustang with a jerk. "'Drop  that or I'll clip it out of your mouth!' At the  same moment he lifted his Winchester.  "De Mores turned half way in his saddle,  took a deep inspiration and blew out.a cloud of  smoke. As it cleared away the cowboy took  deliberate aim and fired.A The cigarette went  flying in fragments. ���������  " Before I knew what had happened, scarcely,  De Mores had drawn his long-barreled French  revolver from his belt and pulled the trigger..  The Winchester dropped out of Morris' hands.  He had been shot through both wrists. The  howl he let out could have been heard a quarter  of a mile. ��������� .  "The other cowboy was then on De Mores'  flank. As soon as he saw him pull his gun, he  grabbed his rifle, but had not time to raise it  before the marquis fired a second shot, just at  the. broncho gave a lunge and a buck. The bad  man tumbled off with a bullet in his shoulder.  It might have been meant for his head for all I  know."  "What did De Mores do then ? "  "He  rolled another cigarette, lighted it and  continued the conversation."  A Juggler's Trick.  The wonderful feats of East Indian jugglers  have formed the theme of many a letter from  travelers in the orient, but none are more surprising than that for which an old sea dog, now  lying at the water front  vouches.    While he  was an officer on board the P. and O. steamships two natives came aboard at Madras, he  says. They were a juggler and his assistant.  After they had performed a number of minor  feats and gathered quite a crowd around them  they called for a sack and a piece of sailcloth.  These having been provided the chief juggler  made a small tentlike structure with the canvas  and some stools. He then placed his assistant in  the sack and allowed a sailor to tie the knot  which bound him fast a prisoner. This done,  the chief carried the sack into an open space,  warning the people to stand back some distance, and then carried on an animated conversation with his assistant, whose replies could be  distinctly heard coming from the sack. Suddenly the chief rushed forward, picked up the  sack and threw it overboard, where, to the  horror of the passengers and crew, it sank out  of sight. Immediately the captain rushed forward and seized the man, under the full belief  that he had murdered his companion, but the  juggler only smiled, and pointing to the canvas,  asked that it be raised. This was done, and the  supposed drowned man was discovered squatting  on the deck. So realistic had been the throwing  overboard, however, that it wTas some time before the surprised passengers could realize a  murder had not been committed.  Cor. Baker and Ward Sts.        THOMAS   MADDEN  NELSON,  B.'C. Proprietor.  The Madden is Centrally Located,  with a frontage towards Kootenay river, and is' newlj'  furnished throughout.  T _E___ IE       _?_^_._3X__B  is supplied with everything in the market, the kitchen  being under the immediate supervision of a  caterer of large experience.  THE   BAR   IS   STOCKED  WITH  THE   BEST  brands of beer, ale, wine, whisk}*-, and cigars.  Vernon Street, near Josephine, opposite wharf,  NEHiSON, E5. ���������. '  PROPRIETOR.  THE HOTEL OVERLOOKS THE KOOTENAY  its guests thus obtaining splendid views  of both mountain and river.  THE   ROOMS  THE  TABLE  are comfortable in size and       is acknowledged   the best  newly furnished. in the mountains.  NEW BED-ROOMS.  BAR JUST ADDED.  t:  HI   B-A-IR,  is stocked with all brands of liquors and cigars.  East Baker 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 tlie Kootenay Lake country.  At the Bar is Dispensed Pine Liquors and Cigars,  and the bed-rooms arc newly furnished.  MALONK   ������&   _TSt__������B!L!LBJ.S  S,BSOI,>II____TO__S  TTflfcABJL,   15. C.  TOPPING & HANNA .Proprietors  Wood Table;   CJood  Beds;   Hyas-Close Liquors.  m  w  _!-���������*   _���������  SB 9  .S?  y-V  ._'-������  ^^BBmBffiffi3^^^^^88S3i&^^^f8S8B!l^ffi$^^sB^B^^^^S  Wt 8  THE  MINEE:    NELSON,   B. "0.,   SATUEDAY,  JULY 9,  1892.  Dealers in Dry;(^ Provisions, Canned G-oods, Hardware, Etc^M  The stock is full and complete in every Department, arid the nublic will find it to their advantage to call and insnect G-oods  and compare Prices.  Telephone ..27.  7; 9, and II East Fernon Street  ' :\  SMALL   NIJ������GETS   OF   NEWS.  The hon. W. H. Claggett is in Nelson.  Frank Fletcher left for Nakusp on Tuesday.  J. E. Midwood, of the Victoria Colonist, is in  the district, acting as special correspondent for  his paper.  Married���������At the residence of captain McMorris, on Thursday evening, July 7th, by the rev.  T. H. Rogers, JB.A., John Hamilton to Jennie  Rath.  Mr. Jowett returned from,Slocan on Monday.  During his visit he saw most of the big prospects and reports them being fully as good as  supposed.  Presbyterian church���������Sabbath 11 a.m. and  7:30 p. m. Sabbath school and bible class 3 p.  m. Rev. Thos. H. Rogers, B.A., pastor. All  are welcome.  Dr. E. C. Arthur has been appointed coroner.  It is confidentially asserted that this office will  give him his-first job, if the owner of The  Miner catamaran ventures out in his craft in  any wind stronger than the softest zephyr that  ever blew.    We doubt it.  The Kootenay reclamation works progress as  fast as the high water will permit. Mr. Gr. H.  Keefer, who is in charge, has derived one benefit from the unusually prolonged flood. It has  enabled him to thoroughly explore all the land  that is to be reclaimed in a canoe. He does not  anticipate much difficulty in carrying out the  designs of the company.  The storm on the evening of June 30th struck  Pilot Bay with tremendous force. A scow  moored to the wharf, and the property of the  Alberta & B, 0. Exploration company had its  roof blown off. The Galena Trading company's  store was blown six inches out of plumb. This  was made possible by the excavations for a  cellar which were going on underneath.  W. "H. Lynch, president of the Kootenay  Mining and Investment Company, passed  through Nelson on his way to Ainsworth on  Friday. Mr. Lynch has busied nimself in the  eastern centers for 12 months talking and  writing up West Kootenay. So much so that  down theie he has been nicknamed "the Koote  nay crank." There arp about 2000 Kootenay  cranks in this country, so mr. Lynch won't be  so lonesome out here as he was back east.  Harold Selous spent the celebration holidays  on Toad mountain visiting the mining claims  in which he is interested. He returns more  than ever con vinced that Toad mountain is, as  yet, the mineral belt...of the country and only  requires production to%e once begun, to prove  it to everyone.  ���������1  a       %j 9  Notary Public and Conveyancer.  RESERVED  JOSEPHINE   STREET,   NELSON.  NOTICE.  I this day resign my occupation as agent for the Davies-  Sayward Sawmill Company. R. F. PERRY.  Nelson, July 4th, 1892.  NOTICE. "���������  Notice is hereby given that from this date R. F. Perry  ceases to act as agent for this company, and any accounts  paid to him, for our account, after this date will not be  recognized by us. All persons having claims on us must  forward them for approval prior to July 15th, or they will  not be recognized. Geo. H. Keefer has now been appointed our agent, for the sale of lumber only. He will  receive all payments due us, and any accounts against  the company may be sent to him to forward to usy or the  company direct.  DAVIES-SAYWARD SAWMILL CO.  Pilot Bay, July 4th. Per S. C. Spalding.  P. O. box 69.  Telephone 24.  Edward Applewhait������ & Co.  . S. E. corner Baker and Josephine streets,  NELSON, B. C.  I  I  I I J___/K_-/   JL   ������  JL  _JL   __-___/1  FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE AGENTS.  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.   Collections made.  Conveyancing documents drawn up.  Town  Lots   Lands  and   Mining  Claims  Handled  on Commission.  HORACE W. BXJCKE  LAW    AND   CONVEYANCING  Office near  Steamboat Landing.  OFFICE.  KASLO,   B.C.  On and after the 10th of July present prices will be increased 25 per cent. FRANK FLETCHER,  "Land commissioner.  PROVINCIAL   SECRETARY'S   OFFICE.  ..His honor the lieutenant-governor has been pleased to  make the following appointment: Edward Charles  Arthur, of the town of Nelson, esquire, M.D., to be a  coroner within and for the West Kootenay electoral district, vice W. Gesner Allan, esquire, resigned.  Corner store, Houston & Ink block.   For particulars apply Miner office or Galena Trading Company, Pilot Bay.  DEALERS    XZTST  jfl5__(        )b__s  "wih: o iiie s_A.:i_.-e__  ^���������r~i^^~;^^^  T"11*-:! ri-ivJ i_;  sl-_. "--.������ -i.--*!  ���������.!������  --T^v!-i+i\?C^-%X\5n* .���������'"���������-..*.'.!"*V.-,������(.wKtaY -v.\Mi^���������-������������-,���������**' ?-.'r:  rT.Tinrwr.T"


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