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 S-  < ,.  r*  V  -<L.<<  ~~t  Tlie Mines in  Kootenay are Ainong  tke Kielicst. in  Ameriea.  The Ores are  Slij������Ii-ftra������Ie in Gold,  Silver,  Copper,  aiuf jjead.  NUMBEE 109.  NELSON,   BEITISH   COLUMBIA,   SATUEDAY^   JULY  30,   1892,  U A YEAK.  -TOAD :��������� MOUNTAIN.  So much has the yjublic attention been taken  up with the Slocan country this year that Toad  mountain was in danger of being forgotten, but  the opening of the season for prospecting and  doing assessment work has put this out of the  question. For immediate development and encouraging prospects of production Toad mountain still holds its' place as the first camp in the  country. First comes the certainty of the  development on a large scale of the Silver King.  This of itself is sufficient to dim*use a feeling of  encouragement through the whole camp and  give an impetus to development work throughout the district. At present the only industry  on the( Silver King properties is the, cutting of  timber for building purposes. This work is pro-,  gressing well, and the surface of the Kootenay  Bonanza is /littered wit h fine sticks of timber  which have been cut and barked and left to dry  in order that they may be utilized this fall.  The owners of the dandy are ���������..���������busy, with the  preparation^ of the t ownsite of Fredericton.  Fredericton forms the apex of a triangle of  which the centre lines of the Dandy and the  Silver King form the base. It is thus in the  most favorable location for t<)Wiisite jpjirposes  and whatever settlement can be/made in the  immediate neighborhood of the mines will undoubtedly be there. One building is already in  course of erection and several lots are bespoken  for building purposes. The Dandy itself is  -showing .better with every shot, and when a  greater depth is reached (the tunnel is only 120  feet down on the dip of the vein) even be Iter/results are expected.  "Work is progressing rapidly on the Grizzly  Bear and Silver Queen. On the Silver Queen a  boarding house and offices are being built.  A strike,, which is attracting considerable attention, has been made some distance south of  the Silver Queen. The name of the claim is the <  Anchor, located by Gay Nelson. The croppings  were small, buUby stripping the lode a considerable body of ore has been discovered, its character being somewhat similar to the. surface croppings of the Kootenay Bonanza. It is too early  4to know anything certain of the value of this  discovery,- but as considerable development  work will be done on it at once it will be tested  to some extent before long.  Another claim on' which "assessment work has  vielded themost .promising results is the Gol-  c Sen dale, which lies to the west of and parallel  with the Dandy.    There -is- now one of the best  surface showrings on the hill on this claim.  ;:... Altogether everyone interested in Toad mountain  is, full  of enthusiam and activity, and it  only requires a little encouragement and a beginning of production to make Toad mountain j  "hot" only the most active; whichitis already, but  the   most productive  mining  centre  in   West  Kootenay.^        ,        BJaBtcr Street Bridge.  Ill order to give sufficient room for traffic, it  is proposed to build an apron from Ward street  on the Baker street bridge. Would it not be  better to widen the-present bridge and lower it.  a couple of feet? The additional cost would.be  small, and the resultant benefits large,  Nelson School Site.  The appeal of the school trustees to colonel  Baker was referred by him to the land department, and. acting on its instructions assistant  secretary Pope informed the trustees that the  who-le of block .32. had been reserved for school  purposes and that the trustees were to he fully-  consulted as to the location of the building.  Acting on instructions the local authorities  stopped work on the building until the matter  was settled. It proved that to alter the present  site of t he school, after, so ���������much work had been  done, would cost $200, and the school trustees  did not feel justified in asking for this additional  expense, but they stipulated They should have  power to make the best disposition of the vacant  area of the block for school grounds.  NO   FLY-FISHING    ON   OTY   OF   COIUiMBSA.  SMA'tIiu'NU������.CETS;   OF   NEWS.  A   sawmill will be   running  at Fredericton  within a month.  Born���������On Thursday, July 28th, to the wife of  inr.-John Scholey, a son.  ; W.  H. Lynch passed  through Nelson today  on his way to Ainsworth.  'Mr'; Beckensale has let his hotel on the corner  of Stanley and Silica streets.  R. H. Cavill was tip on Toad mountain on  Monday, inspecting, a new strike.  Two    rods   at    Ward's   crossing,   last   week,  caught 63 trout/weighing over 100 pounds, in  ��������� 2������ hours. - .���������. (<;: '.���������- ;.  The fire which was started at Bogus town last  week is being gradually /brought nearer and  nearer to Nelson bv the north winds.  Another clearing has been started nearly opposite Nelson. People are beginning to find  that there is monev in the vegetable business.  Frosu  Noritlipo'rt.  :������������������   D. C. Corbin and F. J. Roberts went up the  river on the stea.mer Columbia, Tuesday of last  week. They were accompanied by two linemen , and it is supposed they were, surveyi ng  the prop(Jsed line of the railroad to Nelson.  The JLncJcy .Jim.  ,   J. B. Williams, owner of the famous.Lucky  Jim mine in the vicinity of Bear lake, has made  a sale with Joseph Young of Seattle, for $40,000.  This deal was /practically made several weeks  ago, and in speaking of it the other day 'mr.  Williams said that he regretted the bargain.  The vein has been cross-cut and 20 feet below  the discovery point it is said to be'30 feet wide.  The vein is one of the largest in the Slocan and  shows a large body of ore in the second extension. Mr. Young is enthusiastic over his bargain and says that the Slocan country is one of  the richest in America.  ���������-������������������'���������'-���������'; Am. Expert on .Slocan.  ,/���������  Professor G. W. Adrian, tlie well known mining expert of Minneapolis, has experted a large  ��������� number of mines in the  Kootenay district for  eastern   capitalists,   and   has  just   spent   four  months in the Slocan  district.    He has  given  the Slocan country a thorough and careful examination, .studying the formation closely, and  is   prepared   to say   that  it  is genuine  and  of.  lasting quality.    People who have brought out,  reports that the country is much-overrated'are'  men who have no interests there and who have:  been disappointed in an effort to secure a good  thing.    The veins are all true fissures with good  walls. .  Smj&Hpox at Victoria.  From latest accounts the smallpox at Victoria  appears to have been got. well under.    There are  at present 61   cases, the most  of   the   patients  doing well, and in the last official report no  deaths, no new cases and no suspects are reported.  Mayor Cope and his party received an ovation at Vancouver an their triumphant return  from Victoria, where the collective wisdom of  judges Begbie, Drake and Walkem had combined to make mr. justice Crease look cheap.  Seattle has raised the quarantine against Victoria, and it is expected that the other sound  cities will soon follow suit.  We have received the following from inessrs.  Keefer���������& Smith:  Victoria, B.C., July 22nd,TS92.  To the Editor of the Miner���������Sir: My  attention has been directed to an editorial paragraph on the first page of your issue of t he 10th  instant, under the heading" City of Columbia,."  As the surveyor, under whose personal supervision this townsite was laid out, I may consider myself as possessing a more accurate  knowledge of itsr characteristics than anyone  else/and am, therefore in a position to reply to  the paragraph authoritatively.  It is stated that " owners- of property. in the  townsite of Columbia, who wish to enjoy to the  full the magnificent sport obtainable by trolling  for trout over their lots,. should not delay their  visit longer than they can help, as towards the  end of this month, some of the corner stakes  will begin to show above water, when it will he  impossible to fish in any other wav than with a  "fly:." ';��������������������������� ' :-.:.:-.;;--,/ -."/;,    ���������".  To yourself and all others equally well acquainted with the locality, this paragraph will  appear in the light of a harmless joke.  To outsiders, however, a totally diiferent impression will be conveyed, from the very fact  that a prominent journal like The Miner published within a few miles Of the townsite, is the  ���������authority supporting it, and for their information I beg to state, .without;qualification, that  the paragraph is entirely, at variance with- the  truth, ������������������'../"' . /'.:'  .'    The townsite of Columbia,.' as laid out by me,  lies to the west of Pass creek, and contains in  all 102 acres.    Of this area.87 acres are above ;the  'level" of tlie  railway track  ahd are.entirely-beyond the/reach of any possibleoverflow of either  tlie   Columbia river or Pass creek.    Below the  level of the railway track/are 15 acres of open  'pi'airie'land, whicli are liable to annual floods of  /from  2 to ' 6   feet of water.    Notwithstanding  .this1 consider this' portion of the townsite as  valuable  as  any   other,: the cost of raising   its  elevation to a point above extreme high water  being.but a small;additional- charge on each lot.  The .whole   townsite,   when   completed,   will  cover an area of 310 acres, 102 acres east of Pass  g creek, and 203 acres west.    It mav be sal"e2v as-  suiued that the western division (to which your  paragraph does, not refer) will be flooded to no  greater extent than the eastern.    Therefore;'out  of a total of 310 acres there are no less than 2S0  acres which cannot at any time..be reached "by  overflow.    The Columbia & Kootenay  railway  passes  through the  whole  width of the town-  site, and instead of being carried continuously  on high trestles or embankments as would ob-  yiously  be  the  case,   were the!'townsite under.  water, its roadbed is exeated along side hills and  fiats.    The  are 2  trestles  in   all,   one   crossing  Pass creek, and one crossing,a narrow ravine, in  the side hill at. the extreme eastern boundary of  the townsite. ;  Further, the pioneer name : of. the townsite,  " Sproat's Landing," is universally known  throughout the province, and I do not think  that anyone will be found to say that any  greater submergence takes place in its vicinity  than I have indicated above,"or if it is said, that  any hearer- will credit the assertion. In justice  to the owners of the townsite, and to those who  have bought property in it, and to those who  may bedet erred by your paragraph from purchasing, I trust- you will give this communication  the fullest publicity possible.  H. B. Smith, P. L. S.  Gives TSiem I he lie.  Jim Wardner,  who has been recently paying  a visit to Spokane, is enthusiastic in his praises  of the Slocan Country.    " I   am   aware  of   the  fact."  he says,   ''that adverse reports are made  in Spokane concerning Slocan, but the truth  can be learned by going into it." He has ore  now waiting at Nakusp for shipment to  Spokane.  ���������M**^ttMaw^^  ���������!di^ii^isSMmMmmii!mmii!mmmMmmmmMmmgm  MwmnM,WMmmmw THE MINEK:    NELSON,   B.   0.,  SATUEDAY,  JULY 30,  1892.  ���������KEA������I    OF   THE    WOKLIVS    NEWS.  There are said to be 1000 so-called haunted  houses in London.  Natural gas has been discovered in the district  of Wells, in Upper Austria.  Australia has shipped to Europe in the past  26 weeks 4,440,000 bushels of wheat, against 9,-  144,000 bushels in the Corresponding time last  year.  In Peru it is proposed to check the rapid decline in the value of silver by temporarily stopping its coinage.  One of the Parisian newspapers is reported to  be experimenting with type made of glass, with  gratifying results.  An Englishwoman was recently fined/for permitting her 2 dogs to draw her baby carriage on  the streets of /London.  During last month there were launched from  Scotch ship-building yards 27 vessels, aggregating 38,426 tons.  Streams of burning lava are flowing down the  sides of Mount Etna.  A report from Zanzibar says the Yanyembe  tribe has revolted and threatens the German  forces. *  The Indiana oil-field has received a boom by  three wells, just drilled in near Portland, which  produce 500 barrels a day.  The German organs of Bismarck have begun  to weaken. They are satisfied their attack on  the Government has failed.  So far 96 bodies have been taken from the  ruins caused by the breaking of a glacier at St.  Gervais-les-Bains in Savoy.  New evidence in the Maybrick poisoning case  at London has been discovered, and it is thought  it will cause a pardon to be granted mrs. May-  brick.  It is probable that in the course of the autumn  the betrothal of princess" Victoria Melita of  Edinburg and the Duke of Augustenberg will  be officially announced.  The Sultan of Morocco's troops, who are endeavoring to suppress the insurrection at Algiers, are committing many lawless and cruel  acts, and Christians and Jews are much alarmed  for their safety.  The King of Siam has excellent reasons for  never allowing mrs. Siam to leave the children  with him while she goes out shopping. There  are 84 of them.  M. Jacquot, French consul at Leipsic, Germany, who entered a cafe while intoxicated and  called a number of customers "dirty German  pigs," has been recalled.  The Barings have further reduced their liability to the Bank of England by ������5,500,000  ($27,500,000), the proceeds of the sale of Buenos  Ayres western mortgage debentures.  The young  king  of   Spain   has  developed a  taste for circus business.    He escaped from his ���������  attendants  the  other day, made his  way to a  circus,   and   when  found   was   dressed   in   the  clown's clothes.  A grand hunt is proposed in the province of  Kastroma, Russia, to destroy the wolves which  in phenomenal numbers and with great boldness and savagery have attacked the cattle and  even men in the region.  Mr. Rhodes, the Cape Colony premier, has  introduced into the legislature a franchise bill  which raises the electoral qualificatipn from  ������25 to ������75, and disqualifies illiterates, except  those already on the register.  The Austrian government has dissolved 16  students' clubs on the ground that they had he-  come political associations contrary to law.  The police seized a number of books and papers.  The mainspring of the government's action  was the course of the students in giving such  an enthusiastic reception to Bismarck.  A notorious bush-ranger, a colored man  named Russell, has lately died in the Bendigo  hospital. He was known in the early fifties as  "Black Douglas, the bush-ranger," and had a  part, in many escapades throughout the middle  districts of Victoria, especially in the mining  localities known as the "Middle Diggings."  Land in Hampshire is now selling at a rate  far lower than has ever been heard of in England, within at least the last 5 or 6 generations.  At a sale  recently   in   that  countv  land   was  Now in Progress.  m  One-Fourth Cask, One-Fourth in 8 Months,  and balance in 6  onths, with interest on  deferred payments at the rate of 8 per cent  per annum.  A   REBATE   OF   25   PER   CENT  Will be made from the sale prices on the first 20 lots on which buildings  shall have been completely erected before the 1st November next.  PILOT   BAY,  22nd June, 1892.  W. M. NEWTON, Agent.  offered at ������8 per acre, and circulars have been  received from authorized agents there stating  that they are ready to sell farming land at from  ������2 to ������6 per acre, the higher price carrying  with it a convenient residence. Some time ago,  it is also reported, a good Hampshire estate was  sold at $5 an acre, including valuable timber  and underwood.  The captain of the steamer Catterhun reports that on June 29th he called at Timor and  found there a Dutch steamer that had left Great  Sangir Island, olf Madagascar, on June 17th.  A few hours after her departure a terrible explosion was heard from the direction of the  Sangir group, and this was followed shortly  afterward by showers of ashes, which covered  the deck of the steamer and darkened the  whole atmosphere. When the clouds had  cleared away nothing was visible on the horizon  but masses of vapor that extended for many  miles. Great Sangir, which before the explosion had been in full sight, could not be seen.  There were six sailing vessels anchored off the  island, and it is thought that they must have  been destroyed. The captain also slates that  the island of Luzon, the largest of the Philippine group, recently suffered severely from an  eruption, the fire from which caused widespread  devastation.  NELSON  Livery & Feed Stable,  LL  PROPRIETOR.  HAY AND  GKATCT 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.  ^^3ST ID  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 loth, 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 us, or the  company direct.  DAVIES-SAYWARD SAWMILL CO.  Pilot Bay, July 4th. Per S. O. Spalding.  LIQUOR   LICENSE   APPLICATION.  Notice is hereby given that I intend to make application  to the licensing board at its next sitting for a license for a  hotel at the forks of Carpenter, Seaton, and North Fork  creeks E. C. CARPENTER.  ALL KINDS OF GROCERIES, CANNED GOODS AND  MINERS' SUPPLIES KEPT IN STOCK.  JAMS   AND   JELLIES   A  SPECIALTY  Large stock just arrived.  ALDOUS   BEOTHEES,   PEOS.  H0EACE W. BUCKE  LAW    AND   CONVEYANCING |  OFFICF !|i  Office near w L   1  1 v^ XL.  Steamboat Landing. KASLO,   B.C. TflSE.  :PIBJKE.RT������M*S   SSs������o  Many months ago a certain detective, known  the world Over for his unscrupulous .methods,  hut consummate art, ran afoul of Bob and Billy  Pinkerton, the shrewd detectives of the foriuid-  able Pinkerton association, says a Pittsburg  correspondent of the Philadelphia Press. This  detective was William Norris, of Springfield,  Ohio, who was charged by the Pinkertons with  staiiding in with bunco men, fixing the jobs,  locating the criminals and dividing the swag....  .���������Shortly after that little affair in Chicasro de-  tective Norris was engaged in the great Dayton,  Ohio, $10,000 di am of id robbery. As is usual in  any case on which this clever fellow is detailed,  he had run the diamond robbers down and was  '" about to make the arrest when he himself was  arrested on the charge of burglary and assault  and battery. He was taken to jail, where he  learned his prosecutors were the Pinkertons.  The Chicago agency had also been detailed on  the diamond case and learning Norris had run  down the game, arrested him,,it is alleged, that  they might secure the honor for thernselves.  Norris is known everywhere, and bv securing  heavy bond he was released and finally landed  his game and recovered the diamonds.  Though successful against the formidable  Pinkertons, Norris swore revenge, and events  soon turned that sweet morsel into his mouth.  With the first murmurings from Homestead  there came talk of Pinkertons, and with talk of  them came a perfect organization among the  men to protect themselves.  One night a message was sent from the Girard  house, Allegheny, to Hugh O'Donneil, chairman, and three other members of the advisory  committee at Homestead. The message requested an , interview and was signed by Wil-  ' ham T. Norris.  Though the man was feared and hated by all  labor organizations on account of the part he  took in the great Hocking Valley strike, still  his request demanded attention in such times  as these and a delegation of the leaders of the  men called at the hotel. They were closeted  with the detective for three hours and it was  here these men came to an agreement.  Norris, therefore, first gave the astonished  leaders positive information of the mo vein en ts  of the Pinkertons, and said they were preparing  to capture the works in the event of a strike.  Norris acknowledged that, he had fought labor  bitterly during the Hocking Valley affair, but  pleaded his business as an excuse. He now desired to do labor a good turn, and in proof of  his sincerity 'placed $1000 in the bank, to be  forfeited if he were lying.  Then came a bold proposition worthy of the  man. The Pinkertons were forming, and lie  desired a level-headed, cool and bright man  from the advisory to go with him to Chicago.  Here he would have the labor leader enlisted as  a Pinkerton man, who was to go with the  guards to Homestead.  The object of all this was to balk the Pinkertons and place the key to the situation in the  hands of the labor leaders. This proposition  paled the strikers' cheeks, but there was no  time for delay or faltering. Just such a man as  Norris wanted was chosen from the ranks of  the men. His name may develop later, but that  he served his purpose the sequel told.  Norris, with the young labor leader, went to  Chicago,   where,   through   other powerful  in  fluences, the striker enlisted with the Pinkerton  force. From that .time on the Homestead leaders were perfectly informed as to the "movements of the Pinkertons.  Bob Pinkerton suspected treachery, but could  not locate it, and in order to surprise even the  suspected spy, the force was ordered to Homestead 2-1 hours '-before, intended. This rather  ���������puzzled'-the striker spy. All in embers of the  posse were watched and no opportunity given  anyone to telegraph or play false during the  whole journey to this city.  When the detectives left the train, however,  the time came. In the confusion of leaving the  train and entering the "fatal barges moored at  the island, one member of the guards was  'missed, together with a roster of the men and  other valuable data belonging to the Pinkertons. fr  The same roster and data was handed governor Pattison by Hugh O'Donneil during the  executive's conference with the strikers in Har-  risburg.  Leaying the barges, the spy ran all the way  to this city, arriving at-the telegraph office in  an exhausted condition. Outside the Postal  telegraph office a scene occurred between the  striker and an employ e of the Carnegie firm  placed there to intercept messages if possible.  The man was threatened and, coaxed and  offered any sum to be silent, but atl.a. m. he  entered the office and telegraphed:  Hugh O'Donnell, Homestead, Pa.: A posse of 300  Pinkertons left here at 12:30 this morning in two barges  towed by the Little Bill. 11.  This ends the secret chapter. Instead of surprising the men and capturing the works they  were met by an army of 4000 men, repulsed and  forced to surrender. The strikers were victorious, the Pinkertons overthrown, and Norris  had accomplished his object in placing on  record the first defeat suffered by the Pinkertons in the hitherto unbroken record of victories.  PIOHE1E  AL  AND   STA  Corner ISlieSi" and Ward Streets,  NELSON, B. C.  Will undertake any work or contract in which pack animals or loams can be used.  WILL   OOrTTKAGT  TO  0AERY  PASSEUGEES  and baggage to and from hotels ; also, freight.  to" and from steamboat wharves and  railway depots.  CONTRACT TO GRADE LOTS  SN  NELSON.  Stove  ;ws������l  c;os*������Iyvoo<!   for  Sale.  APPLICATION   FOR   CROWN   GRANT.  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 crook, and (5 miles west  of Nelson, West Kootenay district. Adverse claimants, if  any, will forward their objections within (!0 days of publication. N.  FITZSTUBBS,  Nelson. B. C, June 1st, 1892. Gold commissioner.  OvuZU.  DEALERS IN  CHEMICALS.  PATENT MEDICINES,  TOILET ARTICLES,  ETC.  WglOi'ESA-MG     I>B5AL5������]BIS     1ST   CIGARS.. ������������������'   RAl'MOXI)  SBWBJffi -]JHA���������B3IKKS   1ST   STOCK. ,  Cor. East Baker and Ward Streets,  Telephone 36.  \ TT TTT71  IT 111 ������  JPosiofSace Store,  Kelson,  BJ. V.  AND GENTS' FUENISHING- GOODS.  ALSO,  FULL LINES  OF  B������  SP53  ������  Toilet Articles and Stationery.  CEGARS' AT   WHOLESALE    ONLY.  toraiture and Pianos I  Jas. McDonald & Co,  Nelson jm������l RcvelsioSic,  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:  Xo. \ BSousfois at' E:i3i E������E235<Siisej*,-. ���������FJoKcpEiigH1: Kflrco?.  Vjm    Tirm   m a it  ^vxj-^xim I    IlilJLj  Josephine street, Nelson, B. C.  HAS  ON  DISPLAY  A FULL KAXGK OF  Plain and Fancy Worsted Snitings and Scotch and  Irish Tweeds and Serges.  Spring goods now on hand.  PRICES TO  SUIT TIHTjE TIMES'  USSS  TmEEm8mzfwi������Mmr&z^mmmM3immmm3i8ixnBgx^g������mg  naBmaams^mMBmsaimsimmnnsiixBmBmgBmimMiRSBBmmBm  enmBSBaaaea THE MINEE:    STELSOlf,  B.  0.,  SATUEDAY, JULY 30,  1892.  H  i. i  If;  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 ������1.  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 indies.  Transient Advertisements will be inserted for  15 cents a line for the first insertion and 7 cents a line  for each additidMrinsertioh. Twelve lines of 9 words  each make an inch. All advertisements printed for  a less period than 3 months considered transient and  must be paid for in advance. Advertisements of less  than 12'��������� lines-will be counted as 12 lines.  Birth Notices free if weight of child is given; if  weight is not given ������1 will be charged. Marriage  announcements will be charged from $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 ratesI' Cards,  envelopes, and letter, note, and account papers kept  in stock. , . ,  Address all Letters :  The Miner, Nelson, B.. C.  KUITOJKf AL   REMARKS;'  The recent visit of inr. JamesE. Steen, publisher', and mr. R. E. Gosnell, British Columbia  editor ot the Winnipeg 'Commercial, to Nelson  lias resulted in the issue of a West  Kootenay  edition of this paper.    The illustrations are photo-lithographs from   pictures supplied by. Nee-  land Bros.    The letter-press has  been carefully  compiled, and does full justice to every town in  the country.    The proofs might, have been more  carefully read,   it is  true,   but this  is  a fault  likely to be urged by the technical reader only,  and does not affect the general excellence of the  reading matter. , __^   We make no excuse for quoting the  following general summary of the country :  "'Primarily,   of course,   railways,   roads and  navigation are the sinews of a mining country,  or to. use a simile that would be more appropriate, they are what arteries and veins are to  the human body.    These, of course, are coming  as fast as the country justifies it.    People in a  new country are always impatient in these matters.    But when   we consider that   the   West  Kootenay is practically only 5 or 6 years old the  development already made is really wonderful.  Governments  and large corporations proverbially move slowly,  but in truth after all, what  they have done here cannot be quoted as a fair  illustration of the correctness of the saying, and  the indications are that in a year or two the district will  be as well off for means of communication as any known mining region.  "��������� The "sinews of war " are of course capital  to develop the mines. That is coining in fairly  well, but practical, level-headed experienced  men with money are required, not to buy real  estate or speculate/but to carry on the business  of the country���������to mine. The field is a grand  one. Come anyway and see, is good advice.  The chances of investment in all lines are excellent for the right man.  " Prospectors and miners are not specially invited because they naturally gravitate to the  mining holds and will get there anyway.  " One requires to lie careful in giving advice,  to laborers and mechanics. A country may be  good for a certain number, who can be steadily  and'profitably employed, but if everyone rushes  in seeking employment the market is glutted  and depression follows. The supply is usually  equal to the demand and a laborer or mechanic  must always take chances. At the present time  no honest, willing man seems to be suffering,  but there are plenty of jobs.  - " For clerks, book-keepers, and that class of  settlers who are looking for gilt-edge occupations or money to turn up in some mysterious  way the country has hung out a card labelled  " not wanted." Not that the polite occupations  are  absent,   but   where  one position is vacant  there are many applicants. If a clerk or bookkeeper or even a gentleman of no occupation  with education and adaptability about him is  willing to turn his hand to 'anything and be prepared to rough it if necessary by working on  street contracts, or doing anything else that  may offer, he may prove himself a useful man  and make a success of it finally, as manv others,  have done ; but if he be afraid to soil his hands  and regards labor as dishonorable and degrading, he had better remain where he is and exist  on dignity and good uianners.  ''There is, too, a danger of overstocking the  country swith traders and business men.    Just  now there are plenty of merchants and traders  for the business done.  ..It-is. true that wherever  one goes we find the merchants doing a good  trade and handling a wonderful lot of goods.  It  is surprising how substantial the business men  are for a new country,  and the amount of the  "turn-over."    It would be difficult, as a class, to  find better or more well-to-do business men any-  where ; but at this season they are in the hey- '  clay of their success, and by-and-by the winter  comes  when  the  district is  shut off-from the  world, and business, figuratively speaking, hy-  bernates.    It   requires large   transactions   and  good  profits  while  it lasts  to even up on the  whole year.    The trader in the Kootenay country  wants considerable  capital,   because it   is  necessary to  carry a large  stock  of goods to  carry him over the long peripd'between shipments and to cover the demand for the goods  necessary in a general store,   which are nameless  in  variety.     It is  a  country,  too,   where  plenty of cash  is  required.    Everybody being  comparative strangers  to  each  other,   nobody  trusts his neighbor too far, which is wise in any  country.    There is, therefore, little room at the  present for new business or more business men.  As the  country  develops  the  population  will  naturally create not only new business,  but a  complexity of business.    How fast the country  will grow, or to what extent it will develop, is  just  what  the new arrival must take chances  on."  NOTARY  PUBLIC.  Seal Estate & Mines, Conveyancing  Agent for  SXiOO-A^-Csr   CITT"  Town Lots, Lands and Mining Claims Handled on Commission.   Conveyancing Documents Drawn Up.  Office:  SELOUS   BLOCK,  Corner Victoria and Stanley Streets.  w. J.  WILSON.  W.  PERDUE.  PROPRIETORS OF  NELSON AND AINSWOKTH.  Will contract to suppljr mining companies and steamboats  with fresh meats, and deliver same at any mine or  landing in the Kootenay Lake country.  A'el.soiL   Office   ami   Market,   II  East   Baker  Street.  Ainsivortk   Market,  Spragwc   Street.  elson Sawmill Co. Ltd  Yard :   At .ci'icl jjfjFlume.  HI ill:   Two miles soirtii^ of Nelsoii  Manufacture  ������    M  Tlie -mill fims a. capacity of 20,000 feet per day  Orders will receive prompt attention.  W. N. K0LPE, Secretary  (We do not tender on Contracts.)  The DaYies-Sayward  Sawmill Company  PILOT BAY, KOOTENAY LAKE.  THE LARGEST MANUFACTURERS  OF  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, etG  Stocks are held at NELSON, Geo. H. Keefer, Agent,  and at ABTSWOKTH, S. Pawcett, Agent.  S. 0. Spalding, ~ Manager.  THE  Lake  Will be Kunning aoout August 1st  at Kaslo  and will be the largest and best equipped Sawmill in  Kootenay. Large stocks of lumber now on hand at Kaslo,  at the old mill site and at Nelson.  A carload of Sash and Doors for sale.  ���������i.  O.  BirCHA-XAJV.  P.O. address, Nelson or Kaslo.  APPLICATION   FOR   CROWN   GRANT.  Notice is hereby given that Scott McDonald, as agent  for A. W. McCunc has filed tlie necessary papers and  made application for a crown grant in favor of the mineral  claim known as the "Black Bird," situate in the Ainsworth mining division of West Kootenay district. Adverse claimants, if any, will forward their objections  within 60 days from date of publication.  N.  FITZSTUBBS,  Nelson, B.C., July 14th, A.D. 1892.    Gold commissioner.  Fr-iViWjfjpS.-.^ THE  MBFEE:    KELSON,  B.   0.,  SATUEDAY,  JULY 30,   1892.  Tim '-CflEUffi-  B'AfcESE  -'MASSAC3KB.'  An old prospector, an efyewitness, .'tells1 of the  doings at Old Mission :  "I knew all the evening there vvas going to  be trouble.    There was a drunken Italian in the  crowd of non-union inen, and he kept talking  all the time about the Miner's union boys, but  no one seemed to pay rnuch attention to'-him.  The non-union men stood around all afternoon  and   evening .arguing   and   drinking,   but   no  trouble occurred until about dusk in the evening when two men came down the track���������they  were both miners' union men���������and ordered the  non-union men to get out/of town.    A few minutes three other men came up armed with.guns  and-"-told them to get.    The non-union men   began  to run and scattered in all -directions"and  these  men who ordered  them away  began   to  shoot but their guns were pointed to the sky  and they evidently did not want to hit anyone.  " Just then another squad of men that I supposed   were   union   inen   came running up and  when  they  got right at my side they levelled  their guns and shot straight' at a  crowd of the  fleeing men   who   were  a short distance, down  the track.    I saw  some of the  men drop When  this  volley  was  fired and I am of course sure  that several were hit.    They could not have escaped from that volley of bullets '.'fired directly  into them.    There were no old men in the party  that did  the  shooting���������they   were all  men  of  from 22 to 30 years of age.    I did not know any  of them, though I am pretty sure some of them  were not miner's ; they did not have the appearance of men who had worked very hard in the  mines.    They seemed nervous  and  one  young  fellow in-particular was very much excited.   He  came running up to where I was standing and  was armed with a Winchester.   Tie saw a man  down the track about 100 yards  running.    He  opened lire, and the man he had shot, at gave a  spring into the air and fell back as if mortally  wounded.    The young devil with the Winchester fired 2-more shots at the prostrate body.    T^  saw the whole business fromits beginning to its  end, but of course there is always so much excitement at a time like that that it easy to make  mistakes."      -���������  -IMMftC;    NEWS   OF   THE    W<������35������IV  The United States treasury now holds $112,-  000,000 in free gold, and is gradually accumulating gold coin at commercial centers for the'purpose of meeting the demand for small notes in  the west, for the movement of crops.  A drilling match has been arranged between  '������>'  William Paige of Butte, and .Peter Teague, one  of the men who won the championship at Helena on Sunday. Each man is to strike 15 minutes and have a turner ; drills must be -of ������ steel,  with bits of a size no smaller, but it is the privilege of both men to have their drills smaller  than the size specified, beginning at the bit and  extending toward the head of the drill for a distance of four inches. An attempt on the part  of either to use drills smaller than specified in  the articles of agreement will cause him to lose  the match and forfeit the amount of the-stakes.  Much has been said of late as to the prospects  of Kamloops as a mining center, but never have  the prospects of the inland capital looked so  bright as at the present time, and it is evident  that the expectations of the most sanguine will  be more than realized. Prospectors have been  busy for the last 2 or 3 weeks and, as a result, a  rich discovery which assays $138 per ton, silver  and copper, has been made on Copper creek, 14  miles west of Kamloops, while at Grand prairie,  35 miles away, a discovery of what might be  termed a mountain of silver and gold has been  made, one ledge being 25 feet wide and traceable over a mile, many other equally as good locations having also been made. There is great  excitement in the locality, and the miner's are  flocking to the1 district, 3 wagon loads having  arrived from Vernon last evening.  The wagon of a prospecting party, which set  out from San Diego for the Cocopah country, has  been found on the desert under circumstances  tending to arouse fears for the safety of the  prospectors. S. I. Breedlove, his son, and a  capitalist named Fish, left San Diego early in  June, since which time no tidings have been returned from them. In the wagons were found  their coats, rifles and baggage, but no trace of  the men themselves or their mules.    The tracks  OFFICE,  victoria; B.C.  WORKS NANAIMO,  B.C.  lVC-A.nSrTT^,^.CTXJ^?,ElI^S    OJF  TV\E������QiLi:ES_^x_.:e: td 33.^:11, zezr-s izst  Safety Fuse Detonators.   Electric' Blasting Apparatus.  Branch Office and Magazine  at NELSON.  JF  Nelson Agent.  or the latter to the h"ill's";slrfB=e==ti,')iles'away were  found. At the springs there are other indications of their presence. S. I. Breedlove was  solde 1 nonths ago con victed on the charge of  manslaughter for his connection with the death  of sailor Brown of the cruiser Charleston. He  has a family living in San Diego.  The statement that the Tenescal tin mines  had petered out and the mines were an utter  failure, is without foundation, about 100 men  be in g co n s ta u tl y at work, s i n ki n g s h.af t s an d  developing the mine, which shows up more and  richer ore than ever*. The work has not been  cut down, but on the contrary new stamps are  being put in the place and the <r capacity of the  mills increased. No tiine since work began on  the mine has it looked so well. Shipments of  pure pig tin will be made every month. , The  bills of the company have been paid promptly  and there are no discouraging indications.  P. O. box 69.  Telephone 24.  S. E. corner Baker and Josephine'streets,  ������������������- ���������*������������������   NELSON, B. C. ":  F  INANCIAL AND INSURANCE AGENTS,  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.   Collections made.  Conveyancing- documents drawn up.  Town  Lots  Lands  and   Mining   Claims   Handled  on Commission.  D. B. Bogle,  Notary Public.  E.   P.   WlTAIXEY,  Notcii*3r Public.  BOGLE & WHALLEY  EEAL  ESTATE,  -DTStTRANOE AND MINING- BBOKEBS.-  00FVEYAH0EES.  FOR SALE:���������Lots on Baker and Vernon Streets, Nelson.  Lots in Kaslo City.   Acre Property in Nelson.  Desirable Business Property to lease in  years.    Good Terms.  kelson for 5 and 3  STORES   AND    OFFICES   TO   RENT    IN    NELSON.  iivtiidtieiir.   zbh-ocik:.,  ZB^IESZIEIR-   ST.  SSIOTIO  ������T  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.  1 HOUSTON & INK.  Nelson, April 25th, 1892.        BOG LE & WHALLEY.  CAPITAL', (air pai4l;>ii������), $l������,000,4N������O  'IfcEST,        .        .   ;    .        . <������,000,000 '  Sir DONALD A. SMITH, President  Hon.  GEO. A. DRUMMOND, Vice-President  E. S. CLOUSTON,. General Manager  Nelson Branch:   N. W. Cor. Baker and Stanley St  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 four per cent.  (Incorporated by Royal Charter, 1862.)  CAP3TAB, <JK!S������1 tap), ������<><(0,000    .     $3,000,000  (With power to increase.)  esi-:se<;bs,ve jFSJ^'ii*, &22o,ooo    .   .     j,Kto,ooo  "Victoria, B.C, San Francisco, California,  Vancouver, B. C, Portland, Oregon,  Nc\vW< stminster,B.C,   Seattle, Washington,  Nanaimo, B. C, Tacoma, Washington.  Kamloops, B. C.  HEAD OFFICE: (JO 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 STATES���������Agents Bank of Montreal, New York ;  Bank of Montreal, Chicago.  SAYINGS DEPARTMENT.  Interest at the rate of -1 per cent per annum will be allowed  on a.ll time deposits at present.  //  ENRY CROFT,  REAL  j-g-[&  E2������������  ������Ki  AMD  NSURAN  SUTW9  Office:   "West Baker Street, next to Bank of B. 0.  H. ASHBY, Manager. 6  THE  MINEB:    ffELSOtf,   B.   0.,  SATUEDAY,  JULY 30,  1892.  J������ltOVIx\���������IAL   NEWS.  Mrs?.'Margaret Flanagan of Wellington was  killed last week by falling out of a buggy.  A white man shot an Indian at Loomiston  last week in self-defense, during a gambling  dispute. ,  Marcus Smith, O.E., who was the chief engi-  neer of the C. P. R. during its construction  west, is in Victoria on a visit to his son, A. Gr.  Smith, deputy attorney-general. Mr. Smith is  well known to a large number of Victorians,  and is enjoying his visit.  William Morrison of Alexandria has announced himself as a candidate for election in  Cariboo. Mr. Morrison is a large rancher, and  a resident of a southern portion of the district.  He has run several elections, some successfully  and some.unsuccessfully,  Alderman Lovell. has given notice that at the  next meeting of the city council, he will ask  leave to introduce a by-law for the purpose of  borrowing certain sums of money for keeping  the surface drains in good order. Mr. Lovell  thinks that Victoria's drains are a disgrace to  the city.  Professor Saunders, executive commissioner  for the Dominion of Canada to the World's  Fair, is at Agassiz. He will visit the experimental farm for a few days and then proceed to  the coast to confer with the government and  commissioners regarding the exhibit to the  World's Fair.  Mr. Heyland has been instructed by the Dominion government to make a detailed survey  of the harbor to ascertain the navigable portion  of Nanaimo harbor. This is to furnish reliable?  data on which to estimate the costs of the removal of certain rocks, so as to improve the  navigation for the growing trade of this port.  It is stated that the preliminary investigation  by the representatives of the Chicago syndicate  into the feasibility of building the Canada  Western railway, having been satisfactory, the  bonds as a guarantee that $50,000 will be expended in-surveys''within-one year from August  1st next,, will be placed with the provincial govern men t.  FOR RENT.  Offices and stores on Josephine street.  BOGLE & WHALLEY, The Miner office.  HOTEL  TO  RENT.  Newly built and centrally located, for a term of years.  Containing 22 rooms with every convenience for a good  paying business.   More bed-rooms if required.   Apply to  EDWARD APPLEVVHAITE &  CO., Nelson, B.C.  APPLICATION   FOR  CROWN   GRANT.  Notice is hereby given that S. S. Bailey and William  Alperson have filed the necessary papers and made application for a crown grant in favor of the mineral claim  " Dellie," situate in the Ainsworth mining division, West  Kootenay district. Adverse claimants, if any, will forward their objections within 80 days of publication.  N.  FITZSTUBBS,  Nelson, B.C., July 13th, 1892. Gold commissioner.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that I intend to make application  so the chief commissioner of lands and works for permis-  tion to purchase under the provisions of the "Eagle Pass  Wagon Road Act, 1883" 1G0 acres of land, more or less, situate on the north side of the West Arm of Kootenay lake,,  adjoining the townsite of Balfour, West Kootenay district, and described as follows: Commencing at a post  marked A, placed at. the southwest corner of the townsite  of Balfour, thence due north along the west boundary line  of said townsite of Balfour 40 chains to post marked B,  thence due west 40 chains to post marked C, thence due  south 40 chains more or less to post marked D, placed at  the water's edge of the West Arm of Kootenay lake,  thence following the meander of the shore line of said  West Arm in an easterly direction to the place of beginning. T.  LUBBE.  June 8th, 1892.  WEST   KOOTENAY   DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that West Kootenay district has  been subdivided into a northern and southern division for  the convenience of public business, namely: All that portion of the said district situated to the" north of a line  drawn as follows: Commencing at a point situated on tlie  east shore of Upper Arrow lake, one mile north of the  mouth of Nakusp creek, thence due east to the summit of  the watershed between the valleys of the Arrow lakes and  the Kootenay lakes, thence northerly to the south end of  Trout lake, thence easterly on a line passing through the  north end of Upper Kootenay lake to the eastern boundary  of the district. Again beginning at the point of commencement, thence due west to the western boundary of  the district, shall be known as the Revelstoke division.  All that portion of the said district situated to the south  of the aforesaid line shall be known as the Nelson division.  Lands and Works Department, Victoria, B.C., 8th July,  1892. W.  S. GORE,  Deputy commissioner of lands and works.  RODS,  REELS, LINES,  CASTS, FLIES & MINNOWS  IN GREAT VARIETY.  WHOLESALE  AND  RETAIL.  Orders  by  mail receive  prompt  and careful  attention  Charles E. Tisdall,  HOTEL  VICTOKIA   STREET,   NELSON,   B.C.  Pleasant Rooms.   Well Appointed Bar.   Terms Moderate.  MILLS  &  REVSBECH, Proprietors.  HOTEL,    ZKI-A.SX_,0-  Finest Accommodations in the Lake Country.   Elegant  table.   Best of Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.  AK���������1EIE  ffXETCMEK, - Proprietor aiid. Manager.  OTICE.  Until further notice Steamer Galena will make regular  trips between Ainsworth, Galena, Balfour, Buchanan's,  and Nelsoii daily. Will run 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, LYTTON & KOOTENAI  KEVELSTOKE1   KOfiJTE:    '  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. & K. 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.  LSTTJLE   ttALLES   BMMJTE:  The same steamer will leave ROBSON for Trail Creek  and Little Dalles at 5 a.m. on TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS,  arriving at Little Dalles at 9 a.m., where close connection  is made with the S. F. & N. Railway for Spokane. RETURNING, leaves LITTLE DALLES same day, on arrival of S. F. & N. Railway Company's train at 12:30 p.m.,  for Trail Creek and Robson, arriving at Robson at 6:20  p.m., where close connection is made with the C. & K.  Railway for Nelson and lake points; and continues on to  Revelstoke as per above schedule.  KOOTENAV LAKE AND   KONNEK'S   FEMfcY   BtOUTE:  STEAMER NELSON leaves NELSOx\T 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.  DISSOLUTION   OF  COPARTNERSHIP.  The   unregistered   partnership heretofore   existing  between the undersigned under the firm name of Olson &  Trenery is dissolved from this date.   All debts due the  linn are to be paid to C. Olson who will pay all firm debts.  July loth, 1892. T.  TRENERY,  Witness: CHARLES   OLSON.  D. McPhail.  Will be given for any information that will lead to the  conviction of the party who opened R. S. Gallop's valise  on board the Nelson, on the night of July 2nd, and took  therefrom some articles of clothing and a lady's gold ring  with horseshoe and star, a diamond in star, with ruby and  pearl settings on horseshoe.  JlZL -JELj  HE'-Q> "US0B  Ten miles from Kaslo on the trail to Slocan mines.  Pirst  Glass Accommodations for Travelers. -JBest  Brands of Liquors and Cigars.  PRICES   MODERATE.  McDonald Bros.;  Proprietors.  HOTE  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.  . c- ������������������    -.-.������������������  Rooms First-Class. Rates Moderate.  SLOCAtf GKOSSING.  PROPRIETOR.  Table cannot be surpassed.   Rooms large and comfortable.  The bar is stocked with the choicest brands  of liquors and cigars.  HEADQUAKTEKS for MXJKEAY & MATHES0FS  PACK TKADL  ELD0EAD0 CITY  First Class in Every Eespect  GETHSSSSG    &     HENDERS  PROPRIETORS  urn's   Dining   Room  Is now opened at the  HOTEL   VICTORIA,  VICTORIA   ST.,  NELSON.  Old and new patrons are now invited to call.  JOHN   GURN.  ���������1*309  :ggs|S  r^ftw-JJ. i 'Hf^w1 j-mi-im���������-���������������������������������?���������. rgi'J"*."!!*-!.- -iii-v*i.tj������ - vpi-jev1"*"-''"1-'������������������<������*"'"'t���������S  V ��������� ���������" "i '''" !������������������������"' g.Tt"vw.''j-"-*r ���������scvi./iJi ���������, w.j*i?i i.' MP",/i" 'i   inf; m "������������������>"v i ���������. w i ��������� .��������� v.v! 5.^nfj^,i*'Tn':'ilL',b-*'iiiV't-i*;',J.^''.^rpvJiT T".'"J'TTI ���������g"vj'g^~^^^r.������"i������J' i-r ������������������;l,ji;i-*i,t ���������*iwzMmrm*���������\-rmr,"3 *--V^-'*'nl v^'   '���������������.������!������*���������������''^rJ^'"',T.i,l|i'���������j|i' v* ITiy^TT T'TCiinr ���������y-.i-ur1"'myiiq '.r yf *">p*'*mC."''^fp'*g',r>*f"Lj'iri"**t'". TV"?'*' THE  MTETEE:    NELSON.  B.   0.,   SATUEDAY,  JULY 30,   1892.  Corner West "Vernon and Stanley Streets, NELSON, B. C.  Telephone d3. >  FIEST-OLASS   IE   EVEEY   RESPECT.  The International has a comfortably furnished parlor for  0 ladies, and the rooms are large and furnished  c       newly throughout.  THE   TABLE IS   MOT  SURPASSED  by any hotel in the Kootenay Lake country.  . A share of transient trade solicited.  THE SAMPLE-E00M IS STOCKED WITH CHOICE CIGAES  AND THE FINEST BRANDS OF LIQUORS.  enw B.-CRADDOCK.:  PROPRIETORS  B.A.OKIIEIR,    STIR-IEDST  Private Boxes for Ladies  W. C. PHILLIPS, Proprietor.  ZETJTIROIE'IE.^IEsr   ^L^^isr  M. J. BROWN  PROPRIETOR.  The above house has been newly furnished throughout and  is now open to travelers.   The table is one of the  best in the the town.   The bar keeps the  finest brands of liquors and cigars.  KELSON.  Hot  and   cold water;   electric bells; billiard and club  rooms; baths.   All appointments first-class.  E. E. PHAIR, proprietor.  Ho !   Por the Slocan 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.   ���������.   CAKFENTEK, - - -        Proprietor.  MOKE    RLOOI>.  A desperate and almost successful attempt  'was made July 23rd to assassinate Henry Clay  Frick, chairman of the Carnegie Steel Company,  Limited. His assailant was Alexander Berk-  man, a Russian Jew, who came to Homestead  from New York with the evident intention of  killing Frick. It was a few minutes before 2  o'clock, this afternoon when a young man  entered the elevator in the Chronicle building  and asked to be let off at Frick's office. The  young man had been a frequent visitor in the  past few days, and the elevator boy thought  nothing of the request.  Before the man came in mr. Leishman, business partner  of   mr.  Frick,   had   entered   the  office, and  was  holding; a  private   conference.  The office   boy noticed  the  man come in hitr-  riedlv from  the outside and pass  through the  railing,   but   before   he   could   stop   him    the  stranger   had   entered the  private   office.    He  sprang to within about five feet of Frick and,  quickly drawing a revolver, pulled the trigger.  The first  cartridge   did  not explode,   but   the  second   shot   entered the back of Frick's neck,  glanced down and passed out below the armpit.  Frick:jumped to a window on Fifth avenue and  tried to   open   it,   but   could   not.      Berkman  rushed up to him again and fired, the ball entering   the   left   side   of  the   neck   and,   passing  around,  lodged under the  right ear.    At  this  moment mr. Leishman threw himself on the assassin  and struggled to get  the revolver.    He  clutched the   barrel and turned the muzzle up  as  the man pulled  the trigger again,   the ball  entering the ceiling.    The desperate man  then  drew a dagger and attempted to stab Leishman ;  Frick  saw  the  gleam  of  steel,   and,  although  staggered   by   the   shock   of   the   wound   and  bleeding profusely,   jumped  between   the inen  and  seized  Berkman's  arm.    The latter  freed  himself from Leish man's grasp and plunged the  dagger into Frick's right side just above the hip,  making an ugly wound three inches long.    He  made another lunge,   and this  time the knife  struck higher up, but the point struck a rib and  glanced   off   without   inflicting   much   injury.  Twice again  was the knife thrust at Frick, but  he   was  merely   scratched,    By  this  time   the  office clerks and depxity sheriff May had entered.  May had  drawn a revolver, and was about to  shoot Berkman in the back, when Frick cried  out:     '"Don't  kill   him,      We've   got   him   all  right.    Leave him to the law."   The man broke  away and tried to escape, but was secured and  taken to the police station.  Later advices state that Frick's splendid constitution is standing him in.good stead. The  surgeons will not say that he is out of danger,  as it will be several days before the crisis can be  regarded as having safely passed, but at the  same time they are free to express the opinion  that if indications count for anything he will  not only pull through, but that in half the time  usually required to such cases by medical jurisprudence.  L  Ate a Whale.  The Makah Indians at Neah Bay are feasting  on a whale which they killed 60 miles out at sea  last   week.     They  were  unable to handle  the  carcass on the ocean, and engaged the tug Tyee  to tow it into Neah Bay. The blubber, oil and  whalebone will be quite an acquisition to the  Indians' larder, and are valued at about $1200.  In early times it was a general practice for the  Indians to go many miles out to sea in canoes  on a, whaling cruise, where they frequently captured large monsters of the deep. If possible  they would tow the leviathan into a harbor, or  if the weather would permit, they would cut  the animal up at sea and bring the blubber  ashore in pieces.   The .Latest fBorror.  Scientists have built for advertisers, by an arrangement of mirrors, reflecting glasses and  lights,   a.  sort  of  gigantic   magic   lantern,   by  which images can be thrown upon the clouds,  so that advertisements in letters 100 feet long  will be visible over a dozen counties. On the  bosom of an advancing cyclone horrified humanity of the future will be able to read in gigantic  letters "Use Blank's Chest Protector, "Try  Braerem's Pills.v  Coi\ Baker and ^ard Sts.   ������    THOMAS    MADDEN  NELSON,  B. C. Proprietor.  The Madden is Centrally Located,    .  with a frontage towards Kootenay river, and is newly  furnished throughout.  T ZE3I IE   /TABfLE..  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, whisky, and cigars.  TENAY HOTEL  Vernon Street, near Josephine, opposite wharf,  ' KELSON, 55. C.  AXEL  JOHNSON,  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.  'JL'jEiJiLi     h~>-A krij  is stocked with all brands of liquors and cigars.  East ISakev Street,  Nelson,  Is one of the best hotels in Toad Mountain district,  and is the headquarters for prospectors and  working miners.  The Table is not Surpassed by that of any Hotel  in the Kootenay Lake country.  At the Bar is Dispensed Pine Liquors and Cigars,  and the bed-rooms are newly furnished.  i!SAL<J>3iE   cfe   TK-MJILLBIS.  bbec<>i'E2eh-:t������>bss  ^^ C  TKABB,,   15. V.  TOPPING & II ANN A Proprietors  Ciood TaMc;   iUnnl  Berts;   Hysis-Close Liquors.  ���������.-V3i  ��������� i-f'..' .-  ���������V!'-v. kv.'sri-'  -i-vCiy*' ."���������.���������*������������������"  1  kij'jv. ��������� l" , ���������  ���������i /v >.  ���������*- -.���������<������������������=������ i ������-"-..r tv  "vn  "*������'" *'Z!r".T'r'f  V- .*"-  . '.TV  ���������.������������������.nv-i-wr^".-.'- -;,.7-! 8  THE  MINER:    NELSON,   B.   0.,   SATURDAY,  JULY 30,   1892.  Dealers in Dry Goods, (jroc8ries5 Provisions, Canned Goods, Hardware, Etc.   Miners' Supplies a Specialty,  The stock is fall and corp^lete in eveiy Dej)artment, and the Dublic will find it to their advantage to call and inspect Goods      ,  and compare Prices.  If  ������   r *  t'<!  W  m  Telephone 27.  7,.:., 9, and 11 East Vernon Street,  . u,  '���������,:\.H~Mnt::&- Dover,  JEWELERS  AND   WATCHMAKERS.  Dinger :o.ewini  For sale by monthly payments and delivered at Nelson.  Address  THE SINGER MANUFACTURING COMPANY,  '   Spokane, Washington.     !  ���������Am iJIW h������  (NOTARY PUBLIC)      '    ���������  Real Estate, Mining Broker,  -.    AND  Insurance Agent,  WEST KAKEK 8TliEWZ\...........:...:.mZL������������W,  B. C.  FHa6E.--I3fSUKAXCB:  I represent the following safe and reliable companies:  GUARDIAN.  .London, England.  UNITED Manchester, England.  ATLAS  ���������    London, England.  . QUEBEC Canada.  ���������liBFffir  EQUITALBE New York.  Agent for J. & J. Taylor's Safes.  NOTICE.  MINERAL CLAIM BEST.  Take notice that we, E. H. Hughes, of the city of Spokane, state of Washington, United States of America,  free miner's certiflcate No.ltlSoS, David Porter of the same  place, free miner's certificate No. 39666, and George W.  Hughes of the same place, free miner's certificate No.  41,800, all lawful holders of the said claim, intend in 60  days from the date hereof to apply to the gold commissioner for a certificate of improvement for the purpose of  obtaining' a crown grant of the said claim. And farther  take notice that adverse claims must be sent to the gold  commissioner and action commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of -improvements.  Dated, this 26th day of July, A. D. 1S92, at Nelson.  IS.  H. HUGHES,  DAVID PORTER,  GEORGE W. HUGHES.  By Joseph Retiiington Bowes,  .      ' Agent for said, applicants.  LOCA&  .AND..  PERSONAL.  Marcus Baldeeof Vancouver is in town.  Mrs. and Miss McGullock are having- a look at  the Slocan country.  Messrs. Holfe, G-oep'e.l & Co. are negotiating  for a sawmill site at Nakusp.  J. E. Boss is in from Spokane, and. O. W.  Whitlaw is down from the hill.  Mr. Wharton intends to have a sawmiil running at New Denver within 40 days.     ,  Ten carloads of ������������������fire-'brick,"'presumably for dr.'  Hendryx, are on the way in.froiri Montreal.  J. A. Mara and wife paid Nelson a flying visit  this week. Mr. Mara is now in the Slocan  country.  The province has voluntarily deprived itself  of othe services of mr. Gordon" as one of the  constables at Nelson.  R. H. Kemp left us a sample of his mineral  water from Kaslo. Properly diluted with  whisky, it ought to go prett;/good.  Bishop and mrs. Sillitoe arrived on Thursday.  Tomorrow the bishop will hold morning and  evening services in the new church.  The "Mason," mentioned in our Kaslo notes  of last week, is now in the Nelson lockup, being  held to answer a charge of having forged A. C.  Pearson's name to an order on R. E. Lemon.  C. E. Perry,  Mem. Inst. C.E..  P.L.S.  M.  S. Davys,  M.E.  J. H. Gray,  C.E., Jr.-Li.fc>.  Jc'  ft  u  provincial land surveyors,  notary public, conveyancing.  Late of Swansea.  .~5T     OFFICE.  Mining properties reported on.  Mines bonded and developed.  OFFICES:   Room 4, Spencer's Arcade, Government  street, Victoria.  Opposite Hotel Phair, Nelson.  An assayer's outfit and labaratory complete in all its details with office fitting's. Apply to Mrs. G."''E. R. Ellis,  Nelson, B.C. ;  ���������-... ������������������ . ">/;..-./,' NOTSCe, , "���������;,; .'>. : ~  The first general meeting of the Consumers' Water.:  Works Company, Limited, will be held at the office of J.  Fred Hume.& Co., August 10th, 1892, at 10 o'clock a.m., for  the election of directors and other officers.  J: FRED HUME,  For W. Co;  MEETING. :  The annual general meeting of the shareholders of the  Kootenay Lake Telephone Company, Limited, will be held  at the company's office, Room 6, Houston building, Nelson,  at 12 M., on Monday, August 1st, 1892.  Nelson, July 6th, 1892. W.  A.  CRANE, secretary.  LICENSE' APPLICATIONSv  Notice is hereby given that I intend applying'for a hotel  license at tlie next sitting of the licensing board to sell  .liquors at Fredricton B.C. A.  COCHRANE.  APPLICATION   FOR   LIQUOR   LICENSE.,  I, the undersigned, hereby give notice that I will 30  days from the date hereon, apply to the stipendiary magistrate at Nelson, B.C., for a hotel license, said hotel business to be carried on at Ntxkusp, in West Kootenay district of British Columbia.    ���������     .  ���������  Dated at Nelson, this 12th day of July, A..D. 1892.  HARRY PHAIR.  DISSOLUTION. OF  COPARTNERSHIP.  The co-partnership (unregistered) heretofore existing between the undersigned under the firm name of Brown &  Bates, ca.rrying on business as hotel keepers at Half Way  House, Slocan. river, has been dissolved by mutual consent.  All accounts are passable to Charles Brown, who will discharge all liabilities. CHARLES BROWN.  July 28th, 1892. FRED  BATES.  THE  a       a  B B  W HOTEL,  Iff ���������   ���������  MULVEY   &. CLEMENT,  PROPRIETORS.  WI2TES,   LIQU0ES  and  CIG-AKS.  Best Accommodation for Travellers.  Regular Connection by Boat with New Denver.  :o:ELA-:r_.jE]:R,s   iisr  ^Ml^^LMMl^���������ww������J^|wnB'uw^w^l������a'U^*tw'���������mff,  WgfA ������IM������l*lMMIIlBUJMlill.U������MIHLMl !W������W.Jt*l IU.W1 Jl IM������  CTB.giwaywumimJBWiiii'iW-i'iw-JwmJiMiJifwi.'^  WVh WW 11H.U HWUUi H JKUBIBB  BnanMRnfMH

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