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 B  The Mines in  K.o������fte nay are Among  the Richest in  America.  The Ores are  High-Grade in Gold,  Silver,  ���������opper9  and lead.  NUMBEE 151.  NELSON,   BEITISH   COLUMBIA,   SATUEDAY,   MAY 27, 1893.  U A YEAE  TENDEKFOOT'S KASLO NOTES  KASLO MAKES A LITTLE NOISE AND CELE-  BEATES OONSIDEEABLY.  The Mild-Mannered Flat Gives Some Pointers on the  General Course of'.Events In and Around the  Noisy City���������A little Side Show Which is Now  Reing Run���������A Painful Accident While Racing-.  Kaslo' just now is gazing away at the far-off  snow-clad ranges and wishing she had a mighty  chunk of that glittering mass to clap upon her  fevered brow. In other words the town is still  struggling with the after effects of the very  hilarious and enjoyable time with which the  Queen's birthday was celebrated.  The town  was handsomely   decorated  with  flags and bunting and presented a truly holiday  appearance, as the large delegation from Nelson  which went up to assist, in the festivities drew  near the Dock. Oh, bless you, yes, gentle  stranger, we Have a dock with a big D.  George O. Buchanan read, a very able address  of welcome to all who caredcto listen to it, and  those who did not missed a really good thing.  The forenoon was occupied in a great variety  of athletic sports during the progress of which  it became evident that some fairly good talent  in their lines can be found among the boys of  Kaslo.  The brass  band   was  on   its  bes t behaviour  and nearly all day the members quite graciously consented  to play the same selections at the  same time.    Towards night, however, the heat  of the of the day proved too much for them and  some  of them  sought relief from overstrained  nerves  by  branching out into individual selection.     Small  fragments of Giant powder were  let off from time to time, and while this seemed  to relieve the feelings of those who felt  unable  to do justice to the occasion by personal  yells,  still at the same time they jarred on the sensitive nerves of others.  The afternoen was taken up with boat races,  horse races, and incidentally mentioning to  visitors that "Kaslo has come to stay." I am  pained to be forced to state that more attention  was paid to .the horse races than to the oft-  repeated sketches of future glory.  The pleasure of the afternoon was marred by  a painful and well-nigh fatal accident which  took place on the impromptu race course.  Frank Hughes was riding up and down the  track trying to keep back the crowd which was  pressing within the lines. It appears that  while he was directing his attention elsewhere  the starterssent ofr* a bunch of horses. These  came down the course and before Hughes could  get out of the way they charged into his animal.  A son of J. M. Burke, the banker, was riding  oue of the horses, and being thrown violently  sustained a broken collarbone and badly bruisea*  leg and ankle. Another rider who was thrown  fortunately escaped with a bad shaking up and  a few bruises. One of the horses was found to  be so badly injured that it w7as necessary to  shoot it at once.  The waters of the Upper country are becoming more and more dangerous every day owing  to the increased amount of drift coming in from  the streams going up so rapidly. A man named  McKillop was drowned in the Lardo river several days ago. He and a partner named Elliott  were overturned by a drifting log. Elliott clung  to the log and was finally rescued by a party  passing up the river. .  Gangs of men are being made up almost daily  to go out into various parts of the couutry for  the purpose of getting the trails into condition.  About a score of men have been sent up to  Argenta to put the Duncan river trails into  shape.  And still the Kaslo sideshow to the South  Kootenay Board of Trade goes on.   Outside the  tattered tent are set forth in more than life-size  daubs supposed to represent the wonders within. And the voice of the man at the door is  never silent. The innocent visitor from the  back country is assured that there is " plenty  of time before the big show begins," and if he  appears to be sufficiently verdant he may even  be assured in mysterious tones that " There  ain't no big show." The services of a hand  organ have been dispensed with as the man at  the door was found quite able to make all the  noise necessary.  His eloquence in describing the many attractions of his show is at times touching in its  pathos. Beneath this flowery ladguage there is  a rinn of sorrow, and sometimes a faraway look  comes into the eyes of the showman, as if he  had been inside and knew only too well how  little the pictures along the walls oj the tent  represent what is to be seen inside. But also as  many another it is not a matter of choice.  Bread and butter depend upon the strength of  his lungs, and shaking off his dapondency he  yells again louder than before.  The saddest part of it is that but few seem to  be influenced by all his racket. At long intervals an over-confident person wander over,  gives up his coin and passes from view behind  the tattered tent flap, only to appear again  looking as if he had forgotten something and  was in a hurry to get back.  A Flat Minor.  BY MEANS OP GIANT POWDEE.  _>ich Hughes, of Kaslo,   Tries to Blow Himself  and  Family into Eternity.  A man named Dick Hughes is now lying in a  dying condion at the Nelson- jail. He was  brought down from Kaslo suffering from the  result of injuries received from an explosion of  Giant powder, by means of which he had  planned to destroy himself and family.  So far   as   can be learned from those who  something  of the history of the man, and the  contents of a letter discovered on  his person  after his arrival fin  Nelson the rash  act   was  caused through the influence of jealousy. ?  It appears that for some reason Hughes became suspicious that all was not as it should be  between himself and wife.  This idea so preyed upon his mind that he  resolved to destroy not only himself, but his  wife and infant child as well. As a result he-  procured a stick of. giant powder, and on the  night of the 23rd hist, arranged to carry his  plan into effect. A fuse was attached to the  powder, which was concealed at the head of the  bed under the pillows.  After Hughs and his wife had retired for the,  night the fuse was lighted and the man lay in  momentary expectation of death. The " spitting " of the fuse aroused his wife who got up  to find the cause of the noise. She was far  enough away to receive no injury when the explosion occurred. The child also escaped in  some way and seems to be suffering scarcely  any ill ���������������ffects from the concussion.  Hughs was severely stunned and is suffering  from concussion of the brain, which will in all  probability prove fatal within the next few  days.  " Price the Tailor " is a new sign appearing  on the Postoffice block, East Baker street.  J. Ehrmanntraut and H. Madsen are opening  a store and warehouse at New Denver as the  Slocan Meat and Provision Co.  The Miner this week received several new  subscriptions from English capitalists in London and Liverpool who are interested in the  Kootenay country.  A. B. Gray & Co., Victoria, are retiring from  business, and will dispose of their wholesale  stock by auction. A. B. Gray has received a  Government appointment as Superintendent of  the new Bureau of Statistics. J  NELSON PEESONAL EEGXSTEB,  THE MOVEMENTS  OP OUE CITIZENS AND  OUE YISITOES.  Everyone May Know the Whereabouts of Everybody  Else���������Visitors to The Miner Office May Record  the Movements of Themselves and Their Friends  Who Wander.  , Joshua Davies is registered at the Phair.  The Nelson News Depot will carry The Miner  on sale.  H. B. Smith, O.E., of Keefer & Smith, has returned to Victoria.  C. Coy, of the Kaslo-Slocan Examiner, visited  Nelson this week.  R. A. Ren wick, manager of The Miner, is in  Victoria on business.  G. A. Keefer, C.E., of Victoria, 0will return to  Nelson again in June.  John Dean, contractor, of Victoria, is in Nelson on a prospecting trip.  . J. W. Tolson has returned after a short  visit  to Victoria and Vancouver.  L. J. Cross, representing Kimball's safes,will  be in Nelson in a few days.  N. P. Snowden, of the firm of Lowenberg,  Harris & Co., Victoria, is in the city.  D. B. Bogle is down from Lardo, and reports  the hills roundabout alive with prospectors.  S. D. Schultz, B. A., barrister-at-law, has  ariived in Nelson, and will practice his profession here.  . Thos. Garvey was dowm from the Lardo river  this week, and reported several promising new  claims having been located recently.  G. V. Hastings,   manager of the Lake of the -  Woods Milling Company, Keewatin, and Alex.  McQueen,  their B.C.   representative, were in  Nelsen this week.  Gilker & Wells have made a large  extension ,  to their store.     The increase of business in  the  Postoffice department has made the  enlargement absolutely necessary.  Henry Croft, real estate and financial broker,  Victoria, is in Nelson making a general survey  of the Kootenay country. ; He will remain here  a fortnight or more.        ' ���������- j  Rev. Dr. Carmen, General Superintendent bf  the Methodist Church of Canada, will preach  to-morrow morning in the Methodist church,  and in the evening in the Presbyterian church.  G. B: Wright, of Ainsworth, has returned  from Tacoma, accompanied by Mrs. Wright.  Mr. Wright had been away for a month, and  during his absence he awakened considerable  interest in the Kootenay country among the  capitalists of the Puget Sound district.  The Claim Allowed.  From advice received in Nelson lately there isr  no longer any doubt as to the correctness of the  telegrams from Premier Davie and Commissioner Gore stating that McGillivray's claim  to the land of the New Denver townsite has  been allowed. By this act the Premier must be  credited with an amount of firmness which  some were reluctant to give when the claim was  first made. The majority of the people in this  section were of the opinion that McGillivray's  claim was a just one, but of doubtful outcome.  That it has been allowed speaks well for the  powers that be.  It is understood that from now on the new  town will be pushed ahead as rapidly as is consistent with solid growth.  A number of new lines of business will be  opened and extensixe improvements made all  along the line. This town should give a good  account of itself during the next twelve  months.  wMM^mmmmmmmmMmi^^ [������������������������'���������  :#���������  I' r'  f������ibiB*5__S3iSi*5������^^  TW������^.iUKg*___^g__e__MyH_^.M_van man-im*.  t^*������������S^������*������ij^^r-s^wq������������7CT  w*g^t-w_ra__������u>������������t ������������_;_���������*!*_,  a^_MTMm^a.'aa,--^���������* ���������������������.. * -a t*--T"ft' i1"^--;:'. :,r\~  THE MINES : NELSON, B. 0.,  SATUEDAY MAY 27, 1893.  fa N  6:  I. ::  f  it1  I  1.*  Messrs.   Kirk  &   Ritchie,  Dominion & Provincial  Land Surveyors,  Nelson, B.C.,  Have published   in pocket  form an  ABSTRACT   OF  Many claims weretaken up  last year by parties unable  to make the improvements  required by law. These will  lapse one year after date of  record. Doubtless many of  these claims will be found to  be very valuable, and there will be a rush to restake them  , when they lapse.  The publication gives the date of record, name of locator  and a description of each claim.  The cost of getting the above information respecting  one single claim from the Slocan Recorder's office would  be greater than the price of this book.  The Price has been lowered to $2.00.  Apply to Messrs. GILKER & WELLS, Nelson,  Or to Messrs. RICHARDSON & BEALEY, Kaslo.  TS9    HOTEL  RESTAURANT AND LUNCH COUNTER  Meals at all Hours  of the  ������;iy and   Night.  15-4-tt  Cold and Hot Luncheon.  Now ready for business.  One and all, call and see me.  BEN EDINGTON, Proprietor.  T  COR.   BAKER AND   WARD   STREETS.  AT ALL HOURS,  DAY OR MIGHT  MES. W. 0. PHILLIPS, Proprietress.  Split Cane, Greenheart and  Steel rods.   Devon Minnows  Oiled Silk and other Lines,  Casts and Traces, Bait Hooks  (plain and on gut), Fly Books  Spoon Baits,   Single Action  and Multiplying Reels,  Willow Baskets, Flies and Pearl Spoons, expressly made for  the Kootenay Rivers.  Mail orders receive prompt and careful attention.    ������  Wholesale and Retail.  t___ fi__g  GUNMAKJEJK,  VAlSrCOUVER,  B- O-  Subscribe   for  VICTORIA, B.C.  Tke Paily TSiftes  Subscription, $10 per annum,  In advance.  3  3  Subscription, $2 per annum,  In advance.  Independent in Politics,  Fullest Telegraphic Reports,  Correspondents in every District.  THE TIMES  PRINTING & PUBLISHING  CO.,  VICTORIA,  B.C.  WM. (TEMPLEMAN, MANAGER.  SECURE  THEM  AT  - TURNER  BROS'.  Music Store.  Daily Papers arriving  Every Mail.  established 1885.  Manufacturer and Importer  of all Grades  npc  of  B     H  BIB  a  Carpets, Oilcloths, Linoleums,  Window Shades, etc.  WHOLESALE   ONLY.  21-23   CORDOVA   STREET,  m ,    , a VANCOUVER, B.C.  Telephone o2.  Double  Dressed,  Single   Dressed.  SHIPLAP,  CEILING,  LATHS,  RUSTIC,  FLOORING,  SHINGLES,  ALL  DIMENSIONS  OF  ROUGH     LUMBER.  Having bought the stock of the  Davies-Sayward Sawmill C'o'y. I  am prepared to furnish builders  with Lumber of the above lines.  SPECSAL   RATES   TO  BUILDING   CONTRACTORS  9  o raer   Lake and Ward Sts.,   Nelson, B. C  First  of the  Season  Imported and Domestic Cigars, Etc.  HUDSON'S BAY COMPT  BAKER STREET,   NELSON.  AGENTS FOR  Hiram Walker & Son's,       _ n*       Fort Garry Flour Mills,  Limited, ana Manitoba.  Address, Nelson  or Kaslo, B. 0.  (Notary Public.)  Mining and Eeal Estate  i?  * 3 n  Auctioneer and Commission Agent,  REPRESENTING  The Confederation Life Association, the Phoenix Fire  Insurance Company, and the Provident Fund Accident  Society ; also the Sandy Croft Foundry Company, near  Chester, England, makers of all kinds of mining machinery, air compressors, rock breakers, stamps, etc.  No.   1,  JOSEPHINE  STEEET,   NELSON, B. 0.  Lots for Sale in  Adjoining the government townsite of Nelson  AT $125  AND UPWAEDS  With a rebate for buildings erected.   The best residential  property in Nelson,  values sure to increase.   Apply  W. A. Jowett, agent for Nelson and district,  or Innes & Richards, Vancouver, B.C.  W.  A.  JOWETT,  Mining & Eeal Estate Brokers, Auctioneers & Commission Agent.  JOSEPHINE STREETS. NELSON, B.C. .  Jas. McDonald & Co.  Nelson and Kcvelstokc,  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:  Mo. 4 Houston ������& Ink Building-,.--Josephine Street.  NELSON  ee  PROPRIETORS.  HAY AND  GEAIN FOB 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.  gV3!ES9BNG    ENGINEER    AND  USTEiLSOIN",     IB. 0_  Office ;   Victoria Street.  m  .wi-'-ii'.'fcia.:  ���������T^7i������ra~7'.'  .-'-r; ���������_TP T'f  " 7" infr-* v - \ ���������/_"'��������� i' _(  ''���������! J���������'���������/'.."W^nVO *������������_* V^i J**-������Si,{ *Jh** 't** i C_'i*"."'.-^ra  JIffltRSSSBISBKfflSJasiSBWHiRfflBnw THE  MH&EB:  NELSON.   B.  0���������  SATUEDAY,  MAY 27,  1893.  3  portion  of the Townsite. is being  surve  and wi  put on  Those   desirin  municate with  the Townsite in  com  _?0^_30^S^S3t^^E3_?5^E3fe5^sr___^^3  o  9  cLi \-CXfL\t\ y  $������JL&. J. j  C  " ���������ir^.rty���������:sr���������.-������������������.���������n   ��������� .u   ��������� ..in,. ji������_  !-.   ._.,������������������>���������������������������������������������  t i   -i-i j^ararrT"?'   * ���������������������������   ��������� ������������������-'    -i ������������������.������������������������������������ ���������!���������-jfi'vi'���������f ������������������������������������ ���������{.���������i.-g-ii'j i"g"^ ���������?��������� _;iM;^V'"-''.'%"**i'"''-"'.r* rfffl'T 8"J  ���������������Jl 'I*. j->.������������������������������j. ��������������������������������������������� .f-.ii.������. ,-ia- "ti".^1, ���������"���������'JJ_",7nr.1 i J11- '��������� ;<��������� . '��������� ���������������������������{������������������.���������^������������������,. vr-fiw;'- "T. _'���������.'������������������"���������"'"���������:���������-i  :',���������,".��������� ������������������'������������������ ������������������!������������������������*.'  ;,TT7*''''-"'V.-J.,"-".il;".!V' ���������"-������"��������� t'T ������������������;' .���������Wiiyr-f-'���������"'���������''���������fT'"!M7������ ^^^&������3_._^:i___;____iw^,  iti.a. i������i,_^;jSi^____;  ���������**' ^ *-*---? jb -^-r iif* r-J=-j*^?_ **������ _fr* r^m^Ti'  /- '  itfw>d6^ffaa*flg<_a^_taHtf<g&ffff;'< WTBaitn:  gqfflgi*E_������'wr^1l.^,?asOT  -.. ^,������i^ *���������������.-,      ff^-^^f.,   |frvfirrfi~i  V r<  THE  MINEE: NELSON.  B.  0.,  SATUEDAY,  MAY 27,  1893.  .J  ;���������������  Ii.  St-  Ii':  It  If.  .1'  1-:  The MrxER 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 $i.  Contract Advertisements will bp: inserted at the  rate of ������3 an inch (down the column) per month. A  special rate for advertisements of over 2 inches.  Transient Advertisements "will be inserted . for  15 cents a line for the first insertion and 7 cents a line  for each additional insertion. Twelve lines of 9 words  each make an inch. All advertisements printed for  a less period than 3 months considered transient and  must be paid for in advance. Advertisements of less  than 12 lines will be counted as 12 lines.  Letters to the Editor will only appear over the  writer's name.    Communications with such signatures  , as "Old Subscriber/' "Yreritas," "Citizen," etc., etc.,  will not be printed on any consideration.  Birth Notices free if weight of child is given; if  weight is not given ������1 will be charged. Marriage  announcements will bo charged from ������1 to ������10���������according to the social standing of the bridegroom.  Job Printing in good style at fair rates. Cards,  envelopes, and letter, note, and account papers kept  in stock.'  address The Miner Printing     Publishing Co.  nelson,   b.c.  SHOULD   STUDY THE SITUATION.  , That, the citizens of California are waking up  at, last to the evils of the anti-debris laws which  have  for years  practically paralyzed the chief  mining  interests   of   that great state, is a sign  which* w7ill  be   received   with   satisfaction   by  mining men throughout the country generally.  It will be hailed as an indication that at last one  of  the  most  important factors in the material  prosperity of any country fortunate enough to  be possessed  of it,   has  begun to receive such  public  attention  as will  soon   force   reluctant  and tardy legislation in its behalf.  .  ,The  difficulty  has   always been the lack of a  just   appreciation   of the relation between mining and   other  branches  of   productive  enterprise.      If an acre of ground  lias been cleared  and sown  in  wheat, the annual crop of which  is worth $50, and represents that much wealth  added   yearly   to   that already possessed by the  community, it   might follow that, if every acre  in   the country was producing" in a like manner  and  all  just sufficient  for  the public need, it  would  be  wise to let the situation remain unchanged.     But if it is a fact that, many acres of  the pround are idle for want of adequate return  for their products,   then   the   discovery  that  beneath the surface of  one of these acres lies a  body of metal, which by common consent will  represent   the  agriciilturarproduction of many  such  areas,  becomes a matter of great relative  importance.  Possessed of a -.-medium of exchange new  industries spring into existence and the thousand wheels of commerce begin to revolve. The  trouble is that in nearly every case the owners  of the acres surrounding that on which the discovery was made have combined to legislate  against the best interests of the very means  whereby their own conditions have been bettered. The mine owner in the hopeless minority  is forced to submit to the enactment of laws  made to govern his business by a band of men  who neither understand nor sympathize with  his endeavors. Not only this, but failing to  understand the importance of the industry, or  indifferent to its needs, they continue year after  year in the same course which often results in  the almost total annihilation of that which they  should have used every effort to promote.  This is one of the principal reasons why our  mining laws are often so inadequate to the  accomplishment of the desired end.  In the promisad visit of Premier Davie to  this part of the province and his avowed intention to meet with the people for the discussion  of various matters of interest locally, it is to be  hoped has dawned a day of better things for  this section. "'  If he and others interested in the legislative  affairs of the province would only come up and  see for themselves the needs of this region the  result could not fail to be beneficial. It is not  so much a lack of willingness on their part as it-  is a Jack of that knowledge which can only be  drawn from personal observation, which causes  the best interests of the most valuable portion  of the province to be neglected. It is to be  hoped cind believed that the results of this visit  will be materially beneficial at future sessions  of the legislative body.  Those who expect to meet with the Premier  should carefully think over the situation and  not only be prepared to furnish all required  information, but to point out the most pressing  needs of this section and the best means for  relieving the same.  If this is properly done there will be no doubt  in future as to where the blame should rest if  no improvements are apparent.  A WORD TO PROSPECTORS. .  As the mining regions of British Columbia  become- more and more developed there will  necessarily be from time to time presented for  solution the same old problems which havebeen  wrestled with for generations in every mining  community. Among these is always the rela-  tions of the prospector and the speculative  buyer.  It is quite natural that the one who penetrates the rugged ranges and untracked passes  of a new country, and at the almost daily peril  of his life demonstrates to the world that he  has discovered valuables before unknown,  should feel inclined to believe that to him first  of all should come the rewards of the discovery.  Day after day trudging under a heavy pack,  and trailing along the mountain side, the prospector comes upon surface indications of some  precious metal. There it is, but to what, extent  or value cannot be known without a further  expenditure of time and money. This the  prospector, often finds beyond his means, and  the result is a search for a purchaser. Now the  locator of the claim has good reason to believe  he has a good thing in sight, and when the  investor comes along he is inclined to hold out  for a stiff price. " This man who comes to buy  me out," thinks the prospector, " has taken  none of the many chances which I had to take  in acquiring this property, and if he wants it  let him pay for it."  Now/while it is well and right that the  locator should get every dollar justly his, some  care is necessary to see that the would-be investor, unwilling to risk his money in what to him  is an uncertain venture, goes elsewhere with  his capital, and leaves the country undeveloped  and the locator with what is to him an unproductive, and therefore comparatively valueless,  property on his hands.  In this connection the San Francisco Mining  and Scientific Press very justly says :  Owners of prospects should remember that  the other fellow must take some chances if he  buys their claims. " Therefore the prices asked  ought to be less than what the whole mine is  worth after it is developed. A claim may  develop into a mine, and then again it may  amount to nothing more than a hole in the  ground. These chances have to be taken by  the man who buys a prospect and should be  taken fully into consideration by those who  have such claims to sell. It is foolish, therefore,  to put the price of a developed claim on to  what is merely a prospect. But it is'doing this  which keeps miners poor and investors away.  As there appears just now a good chance to sell  gold prospects in this state, it is to be hoped  their owners will be reasonable and not demand such exorbitant prices as to discourage  buyers*  This  is equally   true  of British Columbia at  the present time, though as yet most of the  locators have shown a disposition to give others  a chance. It should never be forgotten that  one paying, developed mine largely increases  the value of every claim in its vicinity.  Give  those a chance  who are willing to help  with this development.  THE, QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY.  SmiEi/Y/, if the spirit of Queen Victoria could  have been wafted to this section, on the occasion of her seventy-fourth birthday the result  would have been quite satisfactory. Not that  much fuss was inade over the matter, but "because in a community where there are gathered  representatives from most of the civilized  nations the feeling of respect and veneration  was so unanimously expressed on all sides.  It is the fortune of but few  rulers to so conduct themselves and the affairs  of their people  through  a long  reign as to win. not  only  the  affectionate regard of their own people, but the  admiration   and   respect  of ,even   those   most  hostile to the form of government   which  they  represent.      This position   has  long ago   been  universally accorded  to  Queen   Victoria,   and  each passing year only adds to the loyalty  and  regard  felt  for a  wise and kindly ruler and  a  noble woman.  The proposed visit of President Van Home,  of the C.P.R., will be watched with interest by  those who have investments in this region.  Some very important measures may be expected to result from the observations he proposes to make.  MY LOVE IN THE WEST.  South, that is scented with flowers and vine,  Sing with your mocking birds, bloom with your best  ���������Roses, sweet south !   Waft your love and waft mine  To my love in the West.  Flame with your marigolds, south till you light  All the way with them, and dreaming and blest  Render the splendor of lillies of white  To my Love in the West.  Winnow your glorious garden where drips  The dawn-dreaming dew from the rose's red breast,  Till your rival red roses climb up to the lips  Of my love in the West.  Beams of you, dreams of you, gleams of you, sweel  South of my singing, have glory unguessed ;  But my dreams will be sweet when you hear, my.heartbeat  With my love's in the West, [New Poet,  This recognition of merit comes none too soon  to check the growing tendency of Western  swains to dash over the border and lay court to  down-east femininity, oblivious to the existence at home of the rarest, the sweetest, the  most vivacious girls that ever masticated guin  or fluttered at a matinee.��������� Spokane lie view.  If his " love in the west" but casts her ocular  demonstrators upon those lines and survives  she should be presented with a starry crown of:  priceless gems���������Montana sapphires. Then, too,  this young man's lines are so beautifully indefinite. He leaves the imagination to wander over  about seventeen states, although we have a  strong suspicion that he refers te Missoula. Can  he be a modern Don Juan and wish to include  all the dear girls in the West ? The young man  should follow Horace Greeley's advice and come  west. He would be a howling success in any  country.���������Missoula Western Democrat.  Shake, friend ! Most of us have felt that way  at some time in our lives, but unfortunately  only the: gifted few can wail their wail so tune  fully. It's a safe proposition that the young  man has been compelled by force of circumstances to take a trip to the far East, and  amidst its pale, placid and painfully particular  maidens he has missed the frank smile and  cheery ways of the Western girls who are  neither ashamed to be healthy nor afraid to be  pleasant.  (iF  Ww  f*       __    J!   ->*���������*   *  ^mmg^m^W^S^^imm THE MIFER ��������� ITELSOff,  B. 0.,   SATURDAY MAT 27, 1893.  5  A SUICIDE AT EEVELSTOKE.  fiOnis Mason   Takes  ISis   liifc���������CJcneral   iftcuis   from  tike fiJppcr ������oliiml>ia Town.  From Our Own Correspondent.  Revelstoke, May 24.���������Louis Mason, who is  well known in the Big Bend district, brought  his life to an end on Monday afternoon at the  Columbia hotel. After going about during the  forenoon he went to bed before dinner and complained-about being sick. The cook took up a  plate of soup, but the sick man refused to eat.  Later in the afternoon another visit was made  to his room but the door was locked and aq,  entry had to be effected by way of the window.  Mason's face was found to be very much swollen and no statement could be got from him as  to what was wrong with him. Dr. McLean was  immediately sent for, but by the time he arrived  medical aid was of no avail.     The post-mortem  examination disclosed that death, had been  caused by drugs administered apparently by  the hand of the deceaied with the intent of taking his own life.  Louis Mason came to this country from New7  Orleans, and has been mostly engaged in prospecting in the Big Bend country, in which district he recently sold some of his interests and  has been in town over a month, during which  time he lias spent a large sum of money in  various ways. Very little money was found on  his person and nothing to show the cause of the  rash act.  R. A. Ren-wick, of The Miner, passed through  Revelstoke on Monday en route for the Coast.  The temporary bridge over the Illecillewaet  was swept away last week by an unexpected  rise in the river. The bridge was constructed-  by the saw7 mill people last winter and was used  by them and the ranchers living across the  river.  The celebration of Her Majesty's birthday  was observen to some extent, but there was not  much excitement. Races and general sports  were the principal part of the amusement during the afternoon.  President VanHorne, of the C.T\R. and party  passed through here in a special last night. It  expected much good will result to the Kootenay  district when the famous magnate looks into  the prospects of trade in that quarter and uses  his influence as[he will no doubtMo to push the  Arrow Lake branch line.  Abstract of ffSmcrul Claims.  Messrs. Kirk & Ritchie, surveyors, Nelson,  have published" in book form An Abstract of  Mineral Claims, which will be indisdensable to  prospectors. The book contains a list of all  mineral claims recorded, with a valuable description of each. Many of these claims will no  doubt be allowed to lapse for various reasons  and prospector's who carry this���������-claim encyclopedia will be abie took up the location, date of  record t?nd other interesting data regarding  every mineral claim in Kootenay.  SEALED TENDERS WILL BE RECEIVED UP TO  noon on Wednesday, the 7th June next, addressed  to the undersigned, care of WulfFsohn & Bewicke, Ltd.,  Vancouver, B.C., for the construction of this Company's  railway from Nakusp to Forks of Carpenter Creek.  Forms of tender can be obtained on application to the  undersigned at the Company^ office, Victoria, B.C., and  at the office of Messrs. WulfFsohn & Bewicke, Ltd.,  Vancouver, and no tender will be considered unless made  on such form.  The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.  A. J. WEAVER-BRIDGMAN,  Secretary-Treasurer.  Victoria, B.C., May 8tq, 1893. 150-3  A.   ROBERTS,  Provincial    and   Dominion  Land Surveyor,  TROUT LAKE CITY, B.C.  FOR   SALE.  A   HALF-INTEREST  IN   THE   MINERAL   CLAIM  "London," on Toad Mountain, with improvements,  including licensed hotel; cheap.   Apply to  1o0-4 T. B. MAY, Nelson.  LIQUOR   LICENSE   APPLICATION.  TVTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THIRTY DAYS  -LN from date I intend to apply to the Gold Commissioner for a lice7ise to sell liquor at my hotel, known  as the Denvnr Hotel, situated on lot 16, clock 8, in the  town of Kaslo. EDWARD CORNING.  Kasio, May 18, 1893. 150-4  LIQUOR  LICENSE  APPLICATION.  TVTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THIRTY DAYS  1N    from date I intend applying to   the   Gold  Commissioner, for a license to sell liquor in my hotel, known as the  Sayward Hotel, situate at Sayward, B.C.  Sayward, B C, May 8, 1893. W. R. POULTON.  LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION,  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THIRTY DAYS  from date I intend to apply to the Gold Commissioner  for a license to sell liquor at my hotel situate at the town-  site of Sayward. F. C. ALLAN.  Nelson, April 25, 1893.     - 144-4  TO    CONTRACTORS.  TENDERS WILL BE RECEIVED FOR THE ERECTION of ~the Kootenay Lake General Hospital  Society building, up to 12 o'clock, Saturday, May 27th,  1893. Plans, specifications, and details for the same can  be seen at the office of George N. Taylor, Architect,  Josephine street, Nelson, B.C.  All tenders to be delivered to E. C. Arthur, M.D., on or  before 12 o'clock of the above date. ���������  Any or all tenders riot necessarily accepted.  A bond will be required for the completion of the contract. E. C. ARTHUR,  Nelson, May. 17, 1893. Acting Secretary.  NOTICE.  -TVTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE  City of Kootenay Land and Improvement Company  (Limited Liability)'  Intend to apply at the expiration of three months from  the first publication of this notice for an order-in-Gouncil  changing the name of the said Company to "The  Kootenay Land and M^eovement Company, Limited  Liability."  Dated this 11th day of April, A.D. 1893.  BODWELL & IRVING,  Solicitors for the City of Kootenay Land and Improvement Company, Limited Liabilit3r. 14(3-13  T2MBER   LICENSE   APPLICATION.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THIRTY DAYS  after date I intend to apply to the Honorable Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a license to cut and  carry away timber on the following described land : On  the east side of Slocan Lake, West Kootenay District,B.C,  viz.: Commencing at a stake placed Vs miles south-east of  New Denver, thence 250 chains in a south-west course,  thence 80 chains in a westerly course, thence 250 chains in  a northerly course, thence 40 chains to the place of commencement, containing 1000 acres more or less.  S. M. WHARTON,  vv New Denver, B.C., October 4, 1892. 146-4  NOTICE.  Thirty days from date I intend to apply to the Gold  Commissioner for a license.to sell liquor in a hotel situate  on the Government land 10 miles above the town of Lardo.  April 1, 1893. A. C. PEARSON.  A YOUNG MAN WITH FIFTEEN YEAR'S EXPERIENCE in business, and now manager of a first-class  general store in the N. W. T. wishes to communicate with  some live man who is willing to furnish half the capital  required to open up a store in some important town of  Kootenay, B.C.   Address J., care of The Miner.  NOTICE  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SIXTY DAYS  after date I intend to apply to the Gold Commissioner  of West Kootenay District for permission to lease 1,000  inches of water for a period of 99 years, the water to be  taken from Carpenter Creek at a point 2_- miles from its  mouth. The water is to be used to supply the town of  New Denver and any additions thereto.  New Denver, April 20, 1893. 149-8   ARTHUR C. DICK.  HEALED  TENDERS WILL BE RECEIVED BY THE  ^   undersigned up to noon of Wednesday, 31st May, 1893,  for the construction of a Courthouse at Nelson.  Plans and . specifications can be seen at Record Office,  Nelson.  N.  FITZSTUBBS,  149-3 Assistant Commissioner Lands and Works.  EDUCATION OFFICE,  Victoria, May 3rd, 1892.  TVTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ANNUAL  -*-*    examination for certificates of' qualification  to teach  in the Public Schools of the Province will be held as follows,' commencing on Tuesday, July 4th, at 9 a.m. :���������  Victoria In High School   Building.  Vancouver :In  Central School Building.  Kamloops... -..In Public School Building.  Each applicant must forward a notice, thirty days before the examination, stating the class and grade of certificate for which he will be a candidate, the optional subjects selected, and at which of the above-named places he .  will attend.  Every notice of intention to be examined must be accompanied with a testimonial certifying to the moral  character of the candidate.  Candidates are notified that all of the above requirements must be satisfied before their applications can be  filed.    . ��������� ��������� ���������  S. D. POPE,  149-4 Superintendent of Education.  ���������������������������NQTipE,i , r  A   COURT   OF  ASSIZE,   NISI   PRIUS,   OYER AND  Terminer, and General Gaol Delivery, will be held in  the Town of Kaslo, in the County of Kootenay, on Friday,  the 2nd day of June, .1893.  By Command,  - A. CAMPBELL REDDIE,  Deputy Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  28th April, 1893. 149-3  A    COURT  OF   ASSIZE,   NISI   PRIUS,   OYER AND  -"���������   Terminer, and General Gaol Delivery will be held at  the Town of Nelson, in the County of Kootenay, on Tuesday, the 30th day of May, 1893.  By Command,  A. CAMPBELL REDDIE,  Deputy Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  28th April, 1893. 149-3  NOTICE.  10   WHOM IT MAY CONCERN  This is to warn the public against negotiating for Lots  25 and 26, Block 13, and Lots 1 and 2, Block 7, in the town-  site of Four Mile City, the agreement of sales being made  in the name of Benjamin H. Lee, as the same was obtained  without the consent of the original owners of the town-  site. JOHN HOUSTON & CO.,  Agents Original Owners.  Nelson, May 12th, 1893. HtM r "}  ;1!  til  is!  N  to'  It: f  IS-}  Iff  *   ���������  I  Is  I1* ���������  V.  I!  m\  til  h  I * ,  e-  lik  I?  1**  I?  I  to  Iv  1  J*  l.tt  THE  MBTEK:  IsTELSON.  B.   0.=, .SATUEDAY,  MAY 27,  1893.  {jiirewTHrt&^r?mnmrr,tfmmvrrinmTtvmi at t ti f j ��������� m t rt-tr nr^rnnriin"^  gggicggsacaeBmwaMBagaBBiii nr MMPBca  P^������  :������  Distributing Point for the Duncan Gold Fields and G  District.   A Wagon-Road to Argenta at Head of  struction. A Trail will shortly be Constructed from  Lardo Mines. Beautifully Situated. Level Land.  Kootenay Lake.  tn on  Silver Ledges of L  Lake is under Con-  to the centre of the  Point on UpDer  TO  B  X     X    X      X      XX  X     XXX     XXX     X  X      X      X      X     X     X  jjsa  _S_3  9  IB  ���������_____!__  =*���������r  ������=3  r~5=^.  rl  asron-itoaa is unaer  >ity  s   "a  a  I  J *  Q  JLJ  ower Uuiican  shortening the Distance to Upper Kootenay Lake seven Miles.  2_  /7-  y  For further Information as to Prices for Lots, Terms, etc, Apply to  041*4     l������tS  K.V>  P___i_n*������MHMiaaata^������������������*���������b������"������������������'���������',������������������m���������"'-=J~��������������������������������� THE MDJEE :  HELSOlt; B. 0.,  SATURDAY MAY 27, 1893.  LOCATED   ON   THE    OOLU  NORTH   OF   THE    PE  AVER   CREEK,    ABOUT   TWO   MILES  THE   PROPERTY   OF   THE  I TD.  IS   THE  TOWNSITE   OF  A Typical Site for a large Oity, being level bench land, perfectly adapted for Building Purposes,  and is the SELECTED junction of the River and Railway Transportation.  is the only natural location for a Centre of Supply for the great Placer and  Hydraulic Mines of the Pend d'Oreille and Salmon-Rivers, and the Cold and  Silver Mines of Trail Creek. \  is the Construction Headquarters of the Nelson & Fort Sheppard Railway,  and will always be a splendid location for supply warehouses.  PRICES : $150 for Corners; $100 for Inside Lots  TERMS : One-third Cash, one-third in 2 months,  one-third in 4 months, with interest at  _ 8 per cent, on deferred payments.  V  TITLE   CROWN   GRANT  PURCHASERS   CAN   APPLY  At NELSON, to HAROLD SELOUS  At SAYWARD, to W. M. NEWTON  At NANAIMO. to MARGUS WOLFE  At KASLO, to J. L, RET Al.LACK  At VICTORIA, Room No. 7, Board of Trade building  JOSHUA    DA VIES,   Manager.  ALEXANDER   MUIR,  ACCOUNTANT,   ETC.  Nelson, B.C., May 12th, i8gj  Gentlemen,���������/ am in the field with a record as a  reliable accountant.      Have had many years' experi-  e7ice.     Do you want your books written up, balanced,  audited or posted ?  I have  taken  up  temporarary  quarters  in   The  Miner block. Yours  respectfully,  ALEX.   MUIR.  (Deputy Sheriff.)  LICENSED AUCTIONEER,  NELSON, B. C.  Auction sales made at any point in- West Kootenay  District Town lots and mining claims bough t and sold on  commission. A general real estate business^transacted.  Offiw tor S_e. present at residence, corner of Carbonate  and Kootenay  treets. ld4  1771  E. 0. CAEPENTEK, Manager.  All the principal mines in Slocan District can be reached  in from two to' seven miles from this hotel, which is  located at Three Forks on Carpenter creek.  The Dining Room is under the immediate superienten  dence of Mr. C. Bowen, formerly of Windsor hotel of  Butte, Montana, and the Rogers' hotel, Missoula  who will see to it that the cuisine of the Three Forks  is not excelled by that of any other hotel in West  Kootenay.   Special Kates for Weekly Boairders.  Private Kooims for Transient Guests.  W. M. MACKINNON, 0. E.  (Ass. Mem. Inst. C. E.)  Water Supply, Irrigation, Water  Power,   Bridges  Structural Iron Work, Etc,  Office corner Homer and Cordova sts., 133-tf  VANCOUVER, B. C.  O     "WV   BTJ  Asscv-. M. Inst. C. E., M. Can. Soc. C. E.  PROVINCIAL.-_- LAND '���������-!- SURVEYOR  B^.LFOUE3    IB.   C-  Telephone Connection.  ___.LT_i^IT     XiZELAJST  Plasterer and Bricklayer  Will contract for all kinds of work.   Materials furnished  and estimates given for work in any town in  Kootenay Lake Country.  .    . ��������� ��������� LIME   FOB   SALE  At Nelson and Pilot Bay or delivered at any point on  the lake in any quantity.   Address P.O. box 47, Nelson.  T^HE SUBSCRIBER HAS IN STO CK  or en route from the Coast:.  1 Carload Glass, Paints and Oils.  2 Carload Sash and Doors,  2  Carload Dry Clear Fir Flooring, 4 incJh  I  Carload Dry Clear Fir Ceiling, 4 inch,  1 Carload Factory  Cedar,  An   Immense   Stock of  Common lumber,  Shingles, laths, Mouldings, Etc., as usual.  j>  Kootenay Lake Sawmill\  NELSON AND KASLO.  npi   Labau,  m. d.,  Physician and Surgeon,  Rooms 3 and 4,   Houston  Block,  Nelson, B.C.  Telephone  42.  J.  A.  KIRK  J.  F. RITCHIE  KIRK & RITCHIE,  Dominion    and    Provincial    Land  Surveyors.  Office   over   Bank   of   British   Columbia,   Nelson,   B. C  P. O. box 69.  Telephone 24.  Edward Applewhaite & Co.  S. E. corner Baker and Josephine streets,  NELSON, B. C.  I I _____-/K_v*    JL   JL   JL   JL    _fi���������rfj  FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE AGENTS,  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.   Collections made.  Conveyancing documents drawn up.  Town  Lots  Lands   and   Mining  Claims  Handled  on Commission,  B  .. ���������   *1 - ~M  ������������������..!*.   r.  r ,i������?*t. E���������  ���������; ...���������I. 1 c. '--: ...'  ^.^MtM_i_M_______CTHS3MS_^^ ���������������  W v't  i&l  ill!'  Si  Si  !i-;l  j  I  i j  it  .!,-  8  THE MIJfER : ffELSOU, B. 0.,  SATURDAY MAY 27, 1893.  ^ new Railway under Construction.  Buy before the Market rises in the Railway  Centre   and  Seat  of Government of  PVest Kootenay.  Choice Building and Residence Property.  REBATE ALLOWED FOR THE ERECTION OF GOOD BUILDINGS  Also Lots for Sale  in   NAKUSP^ pA TVS ON and ROBSON.  Apply for Prices, Maps, etc., to  FRANK FLETCHER, Land Commissioner C. & K. Ry. Co., Nelson, B.C  THE GB-AffD JURY PETITIONED.  Attention Called to a JYumfter of Evils .Wbich _Vced  Regulation.  As was stated in last week's Miner a movement is on foot <o call the attention of the  next .grand jury to the existence of certain immoral institutions in this district. The first  steps in thip direction were taken during the  early part of the week, when the following  petition was left in nearly all the principal  places of business for, signatures :  PETITION :  To the Grand Jury in Session at Nelson, May jot/i, 1893.  The following* statement of grievances and  petition  is most respectfully, submitted :  Your petitioners humbly direct your attention to the large increase of women and children to our population during the past year and  the cousequent advisability of. stricter regard  for public decency.  Whereas, the sale of liquor, contrary to law,  < which   is  manifestly  unfair  to licensed hotels,  is carried on.in many places in Nelson ; and  Whereas these places are notoriously, well  known to be brothels and houses of prosti-  tion ; and  Whereas these houses are not confined,  as formerly, to one locality���������a fact that threatens the commercial stability of property ; and  Whereas one such house on Victoria street,  Nelson, is a standing menace to public decency  and safety, as it is surrounded by families of  women and children ;  and  , Whereas a grave danger seems to threaten  us in the establishment of places of resort  ostensibly known as theatres, but in reality  are places for the sale of liquor by the disgraceful method of ���������' box rustling," locally so  called, one such place having already obtained  a foothold in your district,  Your petitioners earnestly and respectfully  do pray that you make investigation, and that  you do take immediate steps to remove these  abuses, which render the moral and commercial welfare of the community insecure ; and  your petitioners will ever pray :  The petition has been received with special  marks of favor and likewise of strong disapprobation. The house on Victoria street, it is generally conceded, should be moved to some more  retired spot, but as to the rest the opinion  seems to be that these things can be left to the  jury without special attention being called to  them. It is probable, however, that the petition will have some eit'ect.  JVaKusp ������������ Slocan Railway.  Tenders are called for the construction oj the  Nakusp & Slocan railway.    All tenders must be  delivered to A. J. Weaver-Bridgman, secretary,  Victoria, before the 7th of June.  And Still Tliey Come.  The  last  mail brought in Volume I, Number  1   of   the   " Rocky  Mountain Echoes,"   which  claims Banff as its home.    It is a well prepared  and bright little sheet, the appearance of which  is enhanced greatly by cuts of local scenery,  should and doubtless will prove a success.  It  (Incorporated by Royal Charter, 1862.)  CAPITAL (paid up), ������600,000   .    $3,920,000  (With power to increase.)  RESERVE FUKI>,   ������360,000     .    .        1,205,333  BAM OF MOUTKEAL  CAPITAL (all paid'iap), $12,000,000  REST,        .... 6,000,000  , Sir DONALD A. SMITH, ". President  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND, Vice-President  E. S. CLOUSTON,- General Manager  iBiEs^iisrcttaiiEis =  Victoria, B. C, San Francisco, California,  Vancouver, B. C, Portland, Oregon,  New Westminster, B.C.,   Seattle, Washington,  Nanairao, B. C, Tacoma, Washington.  Kamloops, B. C.  HEAD OFFICE: 60 Lombard street, LONDON, England.  AGENTS AND CORRESPONDENTS:  CANADA���������Bank of Montreal and branches;  Canadian Bank of Commerce and branches  Imperial Bank,of Canada and branches;  Commercial Bank of Manitoba ; and  Bank of Nova Scotia.  UNITED STATES���������Agents Bank of Montreal, New Yoi-k;  Bank of Montreal, Chicago.  Uelson Branch:   rT. W. Oor. Baker and Stanley Sts.  Branches in London (England), New York and Chicago  and in the principal cities in Canada;  Buy and sell sterling exchange and cable tranfers;  Grant commercial and travelers' credits, available in any  part of the world ;  Drafts issued; Collections made; Etc.  Rate of interest at present 3s- per cent.  SAYINGS DEPARTMENT.  On und after 1st January next the rate of interest on  deposits will be 3_ per cent, until further notice.  G. W. l&ICHARDSON  Nelson, B$. C.  St. ������I. HEALEY  Kaslo, ������5. ���������.  NELSON,  B.C.  Plasterer,   Bricklayer and   Stone-Mason  Contracts  taken  for work at all   points   in  West Kootenay.  BICHARDSON & BEALEY  Eeal Estate and Mining Brokers.  ELSON, KASLO, AMD LARDO.  General   Founders,   Engineers,   Boiler   Makers,   and   Manufacturers   of  All  Classes of ^Machinery.     Sawmill and Marine Work a Specialty.  SOLE   MANUFACTURERS   OF   TME  Kendall Band Mill, B. 0. Shingle Machines, Steam  Loe: Hauling: Machines.  We keep in stock a full supply of Engineer and Mill Supplies, such as Pipe and Fittings, Brass Goods, Sheet and other  Packing Rubber Valves, Rubber and Leather Belting, Oils, and Lubricants, etc.  HOISTING ENGINES AND SINKING PUMPS FOE  Corner Alexander Street and Westminster Ave., VArJGGUVEK, B. 0.  D.  Agent West Kootenay.  J. W. OAMPIOH,  Secretary-Treasurer.  Manager  IS  7 joc-jrr"?i yawnTPT-JT." ;,  ���������rt-tfr  ���������\>.^-'"y* J'V'-ip'-H V';iT>.,i������ '���������'f.  'h'Viin"-'"* WS.*-w THE  MINES:  KELSON.   B.  0:,  SATUEDAY,  MAY 27,  1893.  9  5_ic3t E*ia._er Ground.  The   Kootenay   Hydraulic   Company,    after  spending  nearly  $50,000 on their property,   is  almost  ready  to  begin work.     The  claims  of  this company are located on the north bank of,  the Pend  d'Oreille  river,  about nine miles up  from  Wan eta.     A shaft is down about 90 feet,  and no bed rock in sight.      The same company  has a saw mill, boarding house, and offices two  miles out from Wan eta. The mill will cut fifty  thousand feet of lumber or more here, and will  then be moved over on the Salmon river. A.  greater portion of the flu ne is now completed,  and will soon be carrying water to the two  monitors of five streams each, which the company proposes to put in. The general manager,  Geo. J. Goodhue, is an American inventor who  has, among other things, patented several gold  mining devices which will "be used on the works.  He is now on the grounds and will personally  superintend the work during the season. Prospects which have been made in a number of  places on the lands of the company have  resulted in nearly 20 small bottles of gold dust  ranging all the ! way from flour to flake gold.  Experts who "have carefully examined the  ground estimate that it will average from $20 to  $25 per cubic yard, and that the deposit is sufficiently large not to be washed over in less than  a lifetime.  There is no law against wearing  Spring   Suitings,  Overcoatings    tS     vi_^  Pantings,  We carry a complete"  stock. Prices moderate.  And you will get a good  fit, which you seldom  get .when you purchase -Readymade Clothing  from Eastern dealers who profess to make your  Suits to order.  -_H_.__Va.W>    ^^WBBifc-J  Merchant Tailor, Raker Street, Nelson, B.C.  ARCHITECT   AND    SUPERINTENDENT,  Plans, Specifications, and jDetail  Drawings Furnished.  Josephine Street, near Baker Street, Nelson, B.C.  son Hotel Restuarant  A carefully prepared menu, under the supervision of a  first-class chef.    Sunday dinner at six o'clock.  DURKIN& LYALL, Proprietors.  '������������������������������������ C*'  Physician, Surgeon, and Accoucheur,  Telephone 45.  Office:   Stanley and Victoria Streets  TWO   NEW   FIRE-PROOF   SAFES  (J. & J. Taylor.)  Can be seen at the C.P.R. Freight Shed.  For further particulars apply to  C.   HAMBER,  Local Agent for J. .&. J. Taylor Safe Works  R. 0. Campbell-Johnston  (of Swansea, India, and the United States.)  SV1ETALLURGIST,   ASS AYE R,  AND   SVaiN'JMG   ENGINEER.  Properties reported on.   All assays undertaken.   Furnaces  and  concentrating  plants  planned   and   erected.  Treatment for ores given.   Ores bought and sold.   Box  731,Vancouver, B. C.   Terms cash.  ~������&Zi:  a  H  *^~  The above Townsite is now placed on the  market. It is situated on the north end of Trout Lake,  in the famous Lardeau country, which is going to be  one of the richest mining regions in America. Numerous  rich claims have been found close to this townsite,  which will make it the distributing point for an  immense tract of country. It is the only level land on  the north end of the lake. The owners intend to expend  money on streets and other improvements in the spring.  e  trail  from  Lardeau City, on Arrow Lake, to  kootenay Lake runs through this townsite.   For 30  days from date One Hundred Lots will be Sold for  For Further Particulars Apply to  a  Offices at Nelson, and Kaslo, B. C.  Or to HENRY CROFT, Victoria, B. C  sfflWBBaag������_________^  aafli������g_������_ai_BBaBaMS88iiaimBg,giB  ������BBBaffiJBHS36iS������  MMiyiUBMBa������MH_____J^^ 10  THE MD1ER : NELSON, ;B; 0.,  SATURDAY MAY 27, 1893.  fr  IV .  IE;-  B=-  -&Z  ~6������-  Dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries, Provisions^ Canned Goods, Hardware, Etc.   Miners' Supplies a Specialty.  The stock is full and complete in every Department, and the public will find it to their advantage to call and insnect G-oods  and compare Prices. ;  Telephone 27.  7, 9, and 11 East Yernon Street, NELSON, B. C.  HE RESPONDED PROMPTLY.  Secretary Bigelow looses  No  Time  in Sending the  ISoo&s in a Beautiful Casket. !  The latest departure in the series of moves  now in progress in connection with Board of  Trade matters was indicated by the recent re-  . ceipt, by Secretary Bigelow, of the South  Kootenay Board of Trade of the following communication :  Kaslo, May 18th, 1893.  Dear Sir,���������I am instructed by the Council of  the South Kootenay Board of Trade to inform  you that at the adjourned annual meeting of  the Baard, held at Kaslo on the 10th inst, your  election as Secretary-Treasurer of the Board  was annulled; also to draw your attention to  the following resolution passed by the Council  of the Board on the 18th inst.:  Moved by Mr. J. M. Burke, seconded by Mr. C. W. Mc-  Canri, that the secretary be instructed to request the late  . officers of the Board to surrender to the secretary of the  board all the properties of the board, of whatsoever description, now in their possession, on or before the 23rd  inst.  This is therefore to notify you accordingly  and to request you to hand over*to the undersigned all books, monies, and other properties  of the Board that may now be in your possession or under your control, on or before the  23rd inst. Yours, etc.,  William Baillle,  Secretary South Kootenay Board of Trade.  To G. A. Bigelow,' Nelson, B.C.  Immediately upon receipt of the above Secretary Bigelow, after shedding a few manly tears  over the loss of his office, proceeded to gather  up the effects mentioned. A casket of solid  silver from the "Silver King was constructed to  prder to contain the  material asked  for.    This  casket was a most beautiful example of the  silversmith's art, The hinges, straps and locks  were of gold from the mines around Nelson,  On the top of this box is chased a sketch of the  railroad terminus at Nelson, and Nelson as a  port of entry is the subject of the front panel.  Kaslo in 12 months is represented by the back  panel, which is not etched at. all. The roseate  hue of things at Nelson is symbolized by a ruby  cross on the front, while the back or Kaslo  panel contains a circle of sapphires indicative of  Vv everlasting blueness.  Ln  addition   to  the  goods asked for several-  diamond  crowns were placed within as a possible  inducement  for some of the crowd to seek  their future home as soon as possible.  This casket was sent at once to Kaslo by a  specially chartered steamer and everyone is  waiting to hear the echo of the chorus sure to  greet it on its arrival.  p.S.���������The above is what the Kaslo people  expected, but a little delay has occurred in the  programme. Have patience, brothers, and we  will hurry it along.  -.Distinguished Visitors.  The increasing: attention which this section is attracting  in the outside worldis being shown just now by the influx  of distinguished visitors who are coming to " spy out the  land." Within the next ten days Nelson will be visited  by several parties of gentlemen who represent in one way  and another a very lark amount of capital, some of which  will undoubtedly find investment in this vicinity.  NELSON A PORT  OP ENTRY  'While no official information has been received locally  as to the truth of the press despatches from Ottawa announcing that Nelson had been made a port of entry,,  there seems to be no doubt that it is correct. Officials  here say that it is in direct line with, what has been under  consideration for some time. Verily, things are beginning  to come our way.  Miles from JLardo.  Prospectors and mining men are pouring into  the Trout Lake district daily. Present indications are distinctly favorable!. Spence and Carpenter's ledge has been  prospected for 1,000 feet and shows strong in copper. Bart-  lett and son, of Pilot Bay, who bought an interest in this  claim last winter, are more than satisfied with their investment.  The thirty-five mile trail from Kootenay Lake to Arrow  Lake has been allowed to get'in bad repair, but a little  judicious work will put it in good shape. John Sanderson  has a gang of men at work upon it.  From Kootenay Lake to Trout -Lake is an easy two days'  journey, and by pack horses can be done in one day. It is  the best route from Kootenay Lake into the Lardo district.  Travellers will find good accommodation at the stopping  places of Pearson and Barlett, and H. P. Jackson's hotel at  the foot of Trout Lake.  A trail is being built connecting Lardo with Duncan  City. The distanee is ten miles. This will give Lardo a  good position with regard to the whole Duncan~ river  country.  The, Lardo and Duncan rivers are now impassable to  boats.  Sayward Snap Snots.  Latest accounts from Sayward are a very encouraging  nature. A number of buildings are in process of erection.  Among these are two hotels, which will be completed in  about two weeks.  The land is being cleared rapidly and a portion of the  timber utilized in putting up cordwo'od for the C. & K.  steamers. Contractor Larson has four log houses and  some tents erected for the storing of supplies and feed for  his railroad gangs.  The Nelson & Fort Sheppard tracks is now up as far as  the Pend d'Oreille bridge, and the material to complete  T  To Augustus Carney, of the Town off Kaslo, in Kootenay District, of British Columbia, and Albert  Barrett, of the Town of Nelson, in said Kootenay  District, and tlte Bank of Montreal, at the said  Town of Nelson, and all Others Whom it May in  Anywise Concern :  Notice is hereby given that under and by virtue of a  power of sale contained in a certain indenMire of mortgage bearing date the twenty-fifth day of November, in  the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and  ninety-two, and duly registesed in the office for the Registration of Deeds at the City of Victoria, in said Province  of British Columbia in Charge Book, Vol. 12, Folio 11, and  numbered 138D0, and made between the said Augustus  Carney and Albert Barrett, therein described as of the  saip town of Nelsod, merchants, of the first part, and  Malcolm Mclnnes and Patrick Burns, of the town of Calgary, in the District of Alberta, one of the Territories of  the Canadian North-West, cattle dealers, parties therein  of the second part, there will for the purpose of satisfying  the moneys secured by said mortgage, default having been  made in the payment thereof, be sold at Public Auction at  the premises herein described, on Thursday, the sixth  day op Jcjiy next, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, the  lands and premises mentioned and described in said  indenture and mortgage as follows :  " Those lots of land situate in the said town of Nelson,  "and numbered lots two and three in block twelves as  " said lots and block are marked out on the official map or  "plan of the said town of Nelson," together with all  houses, buildings, edificos and privileges thereto belonging.  Dated this twenty-sixth day of May, A.D. 1893.  MALCOLM MoINNES,  PATRICK BURNS,  F.McLEOD, Nelson, B.C., Mortgagees.  Solicitor for Mortgagees.  that structure will be delivered within the next few days.  The bridge will be completed by June 15. When the road  crosses the river, up will go several of t.he little temporary  towns along the line and everything will be concentrated  at Sayward. This town will probably be the end of river  navigation, as it is-the most accessible point which avoids  the low water in the spring.  Seven claims for placer grounds here have been located  on the Salmon river, and there is every appearance of considerable successful work being done.  ffew Denver Notes.  F. M. Chadbourn, who is interested in the Reid & Robinson mine, returned to Nelson from New! Denver this  week. He is quite enthusiastic over the prospects ahead  of New Denver, and is sure it is going to be the mining  town of the Slocan country.        - ".,;.'  There are men at work on.the Reid & Robinson mine.  The snow is fast .disappearing from the hills, a disapi  pearance which will meet with the strong approval of  some three or four hundred prospectors who are waiting  to get up in the hills.  It is thought that work of more or less raagnifude will  be carried on this season in twenty-five of the mines im:  mediately contiguous to New Denver.  In all 919 claims have been recorded on the New Denver  side of the Slocan slope.  Eighteen men are. at work repairing the trail between  New Denver and Nakusp. When this is finished the  Nakusp will be preferable to the Slocan Crossing trail, as  it is much shorter:      ^  AUCTSOMEERS  AND  We will sell by  _������B/BI<_��������� AUCTION l>y order .of  Messrs-,A. B. GRA Y& CO.  ������n the premises, corner of Wharf and Bastion  square, Victoria, on  9  AT 11 O'CLOCK A.M.,  Their Entire Stock of UQUOKS AND CIGARS then  on hand.   At present the stock consists of  Large and full lines of Staple Case Liquors and Bulk  Liquors, comprising Scotch and Irish Whiskies, Ales  and Stout, Red Gin, Green Gin, Old Tom, Brandies,  Rum, Ports, Sherries, Champagnes, Clarets, Curaco,  Maraschino, Liqueurs, Bitters, Lime Juice, Lime  Juice Cordials, Tonic Water, Raspberry Vinegar,  American Bourbon, Flasks in Rye, Scotch, Irish and  and Brandy.   Empty Flasks.  50,000 Assorted Domestic and Imported Cigars,  Also Store and Office Appointments, Safes, Large Scales,  Fixtures, etc.  PRIVATE SALES will be made at a slight advance  on cost of importation until June 9th.  Terms of Sale Cash, or approved notes on cash basis.  Purchasers will have the option of buying liquors "in  bond "or " duty paid." Bond storage on premises at  50 cents per ton per month.  Auctioneer.  Victoria, May 15th, 1893.  151-3  "*=" fix

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