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 -1������:'  m--:  m ���������  I  ���������/-���������y    ./���������������������������'/j  u<  I  P':  If  i  Iter  .-���������������iily  Paper  Printed  in tlae  Koote iftjiy  JLaltc SSin-  iaig IHstricts..'  For I������aios  of Subscription and  .Advertising  ���������See FoiirflU J!*a������������e.  ITOMBEB 68.  I  NELSON,. BEITISH   COLUMBIA,   SATUEDAY,, 00T0BEE   10/ 1891.  A YEAR  ft ���������  K;':  I  if-:  B  ������Vv  .TRAIL     ���������K1<:EK     lilSTRHJT   -HfeLI&IXft''-   BTS     OWN.  '���������'���������' 'While cither sections are having their excitements and stampedes, Trail Creek , is by no  nieans depopulated or overlooked by prospectors.  While other districts may employ more men,  Trail Greek claim-.owners, are doing their share  ' of development work.    While other towns are  putting on fiills, the  town of Trail is  certainly'  holding',"its own.    All tin's is encouraging', and  goes to show that the men who halve spent''.time  and -money in Trail Creek district have faith in  the future" of the camp.    A number of men are  working  on  the Le   Roi   cleaning.out  the "old;,  shaft/; when clea n ed out s inkin g will l>e i esun i ed.  Phil Aspinwall has:suiik a 25-foot shaft on the  Kootenay,  a  claim   with a ledge   fully 50  feet  wide, and, besides^! has done assessment work on  a number of other locations.    He will work all  winter, it  is said.    About  24 miles westaof /the  Le B,oi is the 1XL groiip of gold claims.���������"���������Tliere.  are  8 locations  on the main ledge, 7 4 of them  showing  ore,   tlie  one  from   whichcthe  g-rbu'p.-  takes  its  name  being  pronounced   one  of  the  best gold prospects in Bsitish Columbia.   A tunnel is in  about  4()feet on  the 1 X L,, and  the  owners   a re   expect ed    irr   soon    to    determine  whether  work  will   be  continued   during   the  winter.    The Le Roi  trail   wi 11   be ext elided to  the groui) in the spring.    A find was recently  made to the w^estof tlie -North  Eork, 3 claims ..  being located.    On one the ledge has been stripped, which shows it to be froin 4 to 5 feet wide,  carrying galena, ore of good grade.-   Aparfycif  5 prospectors   have   made  bet .wen'-12 ari,cL 15  locations on the stun in it c>f the., divide between;  the North  Fork and ^heep; rro'ek^  of the trail.    Fi oiii assays obtained the ore runs  about $S0 in silver, and when concentrated $800  in  silver and 55 per cent in lead.    -J. C. Bonne,  Andrew   Simons,  and  Arthur Finch   have discovered a 10-foot ledge about 1^-miles  north  of  the trail,   from   which  they "expect-to   make a  stake, as it: is a fine surface sh<>wring.    The men  who were at work repairing the 'trail   through  to Kettle river and building branch trails to the  ���������lie Hoi and. Iron mountain groups of claims were  paid off at Trail on the 4th, which caused-money  to circulate with unusual freedom in the "city"  that has the only "telegraph office between Robson and Little Dalles.  IMrl Cheap ...at..tlie  E*a'if,e. (  When here last month W. H. Merritt of Toronto, Ontario, obtained a working bond, on'the  Bellie,   a  claim   in   Hot   Springs  district.    The  price stipulated  in   the bond   is  $15,00.0."  Five  hundred dollars was to be expended in work on  the ground, and if the work proved satisfactory  the'bond -..was to  be taken  up by November 1st.  ���������Mr, Merritt appointed mr. llodgins of Nelson as  his agent, to report as the '.work progressed.  Mi-.  Hodgins   was  at Ainsworth this  week, and  on  his''return   to   Nelson   reported   the   wo'i;k  progressing favorably, and, furthermore, that the  ledge is now traced as running not  lengthwise  w it'll   the  claim, but diagonally across it.    The  ore is carbonates and very similar to that found  in the Number One, of'which the Dellie is supposed to be an extension, it  being less than 20U0  feet distant to the north.    Local experts say the  claim is dirt cheap at the price.  A flfiirried Session of a County Court.  A session of t lie county court was held on Monday forenoon, and  was noted for no one thing  more than the hurried  manner in  which cases  were disposed  of by the presiding  justice,    it  would probably   be just  as  satisfactory  to  the  people of this section of British Columbia if no  sessions   of  the county  court  were  held,  as  it  seems farcial to limit the time for the hearing of  oases by the   time between  trains.     This plain  statement of  fact may be contempt of  court;  but it is, nevertheless, true.   The following cases  were disposed of:  Thomas & Sanders vs. Busk et.al.   Suit brought to set  aside a deed given by Busk to Flint & Gallop for the ground  on which the Balfour house stands, on account of one of  tlie plaintiffs "(Thomas) being a. minor. The court ordered  the deed set aside and the registration cancelled;,''also  that Busk make a now conveyance of the property to  Thomas. ;  Lemon vs. Riopellc ; ordered that notice he given defendant by publication, he being absent from tlie province.  MeTaggart vs. Gcncllc Brothers; suit for wages.   Judg-  lueht for piaiiitiii*, ������57.25 arid costs:  Sanderson -vs.   Hoover.   'Judgment'''for ...plaintiff,  $97.20  and costs.  "Keal.cy vs. Forbes; suit to set aside a bill of sale for the  Yankee Girl mineral claim, on account of no consideration  having passed. Ordered that the bill of sale be a nullity  and the record cancelled. - , -   .  Sproat vs. McKejizie; suit '-for. ground rent of land at  Sproat.   Judgment given for $2.50 a month.  Melville vs. McLeod; suit for wages. Judgment for  plaintifFfor $87.50,'..with leave for defendant to bring1 counter action for damages on his depositing $150 to\ cover  judgment and future costs. 7>   ,.,  Jim Foo vs. Topping & Hanna; suit for wages. Judgment for plaintiff, $78 and costs.  Wilson & Perdue vs. Flag'er; suit to recover moneys advanced and supplies furnished. Judgment, for plaintiffs,,  $140.00 and costs.  Taylor vs. Flagcr; suit to recover an assigned account  from McLean & Co. to plaintiff.    Judgment for #5S3.o4 and  "COS'ts. , '���������' . '';     ���������;'..  eSprqat vs. Gtenellc Brothers; suit for ground rent of land  at Sproat.    Judgment for $4.0.85.   '  Ward vs. Wright; suit to recover ferriage and meals furnished defendant by plaintiff at Ward's crossing  of the  IsLootenay. . fJ he amount due for meals allowed, but tlie-  ferriage disallowed.,  McLean & Go. vs. Sproat; suit, for amount due plaintiff  for teaming',, and' plowing on defendants land at. Sproat.  Judgmem ror plamtiif/, $50.50 without costs.���������'���������-.'- ������  '���������'.��������������������������� ���������'"'.���������' '���������'v7 ���������'������������������-'c', .BSoxJpinjJf- M������������l".".  To the EiHTOti of The Miner:   Having heard that we  are not honored with The Miner of late a gentleman has  kindly sent us your issue of September 10th, and drawing  .our attention to your editorial remarks.    One item begins  -..with,"'"it is strange how eager some men are to cater to the  weaknesses of their fellow-men," etc., etc.    You were very  lhnch in error.    It was not the man that has the license,  7T)utX:the;party:or parties who send the gallonsand eases of  liquor from Nelson to the Silver King mine on Toad mountain, to whom you must give the credit of having destroyed  the peace, good will, industry, and broken the friendships  prevailing on  Toad  mountain.    We  have just opened a  hotel up here in the mountains for the benefit'of the traveling public.    It is not a lawless place, as you imply, but a  respectable place, and I dare you to again insinuate that it  is not.   In place of being a detriment to Toad mountain  it is a benefit, for when it is known that there is a stopping  place on top of Toad 'mountain many will come into the  country who would not care to undergo the hardships of  camping out.    We do not care how '.much nor by whom  liquors are sent to the mines.    It is not our business to interfere with  others,  and if every one,  no 'matter what  branch of business they follow, would attend to it only and  leavc,othcrs alone the peace and good will of Nelson and  Toad mountain would be assured.    When you published,  '"now that liquor is retailed the peace and good will and industry  that prevailed   on the mountain  are gone," you  simply printed an infamous falsehood, chiefly noticeable  for its malice, and evidently the outcome of a very much  befogged brain. EUGENE AUGUSTA LEWIS.  Toad Mountain, October 5th.  Kootenay  Bias  Sfconc  Its  Share.  It took  Robert Kirkwood and 9 men a little  ''over 3 .weeks   to   repair the trail  leading from  Trail Creek on  the Columbia river to the Yale  district line, a distance of 19  miles.    Thf\v also  made 2 branch trails; one to the group of claims  of which the Le Roi is the best known, the other  to the claims on Iron mountain.    The branch to  the  Le  Roi   is  2 miles   long and   that   to   Iron  in on n tain between 2 and 3 miles.    Mi'. Kirkwood  says the summit-of-the divide, is at least 3500  feet above the Columbia, and that  the ascent is  easy up to  the  foot  of   the   mountain,   where  a number of short zigzags a re made to reach'the  summit.    If Yale district  would now repair the  trail from the line to Kettle river���������less than .8  miles of the distance  being, reported in bad condition���������40 miles would be saved in 'driving stock  .from the ranges on Kettle river to the mining  camps in southern  Kootenay.    The legislature  appropriated $2000 for* the purpose, and the cost  of  the work   done   by mr. Kirkwood   was  less  than $800.    The Yale authorities should  bestir  themselves in the matter.  TBB3-: bj-:ab& orb-: (ttariKSTBOtf aiv'���������hms'okt.axt one.  7 W. EL Merritt: of Toronto, who was recently  at Nelson and Ainsworth," and who secured a  work ins: bond on a ������������������-well-known' claim at the lat-  ,ter place, has the following to say in an Ottawa  papnr rega rding irVining and  siiielting in West  Kootenay  and the  obstacles  to   be  overcome.  Mr. Merritt has capital  which   he is desirous of  ,invesiing in  11)ines, and his;views: are w()rthy Of  consideration!;   mo|re so than  if  coming from a  speculating expert:  "Ido not think  I should Be doing a patriotic  thing did loot allude to the remarkable, almost  phenonieual,'���������richness, of the mineial deposits in  West   Kootenay district   which   a  very  smalt  amount of development has disclosed, and the  importance to British Columbia, if. not, indeed,  to the Dominion at  l'ar'g.e, of its lead-silver; ores  receiving immediate attention on the part of the  government.     Tlie '."��������� quest 'ion "��������� of   i-eciprocit y  in  lead ores will doubtless be one of the  most 'important/ones  dealt with;...by-, the conference  at  Washington.    Failing  that,we should  at 6nce  put a duty of H cents per pound on  iixijVoited  metallic   lead,  which  is the same duty as that  imposed    by   the  United    States,    and    which  is   also   the   same  as   Ave   now   have  on   lead  pipe   and   shot.     It   is  stated   that   we   could:  Use    annually    12,000    tons /of    lead,    which  : would take, souie 60,000 tons of ore, and with the:  dry silver ores, required to smelt the wet ores an'  ���������.'output of some 200,000 tons would be assured annually.    A. whole province is anxiously waiting  for actioiv in this matter.    Another equally im-  portant heed in British Columbia is coke, wherewith to smelt the ores, and a, liberal policy with  regard to rail ways into fields where coke can  be  made  is  a  niatter  of .premier   moment/    West  Kootenay will soon be heard -.from with no uncertain sound. .Americans from Bui te, Spokane,  and Seattle are beginning alceacly to find their  way in, and are buying tip .many-of the valuable  claims.     Money . is .somewhat   'tight'   or   there  would be a regular rush.,   The mineral belt is in  a. continuation  of the Cordilleras, which is producing the greatest amount of lead and silver  of any mountain range in tlie world.    The owners of one mine alone in West Kootenay district  -the Silver- King���������have refused $1,300,000 for it,  >j-  The  The  KcBso'ii   aiNl  Ain.sworili. fljOcl������H|>s. .  bids  for  erecting   the  lockup at Nelson  were opened by inr. Fit zst ubbs and mr. Hodgins  and telegraphed to Victoria, for award..- Mowatt  & Do's was the lowest ($10-10.25), and the contract  will be awarded  them.    There  were 6 bids in,,  the highest being over $16*00.    The, bids for the  lockup at Ainsworth were to lie-in-.today, but a  contract will not be awarded until a site for- the  building is secured.    Mr. Fitzsrubbs claims the  2 lotsovvned by  the government  at Ainsworth  require too much grading to make them suitable  for a. jail, and thai  if they,can be traded for one  lot oii  level ground the tirade will be made.    In  that   event,   the  size  of   the .building   will    be  changed, as  the  lots  in   Ainsworth  are 25  feet  wide," while  the  plans  call   for a lockup 20 feet  wide.     Parties   putting   in   tenders  should   not  therefore  be disappointed at the delay in'making the award, or at any changes that  may be  made in tlie plans.  11->  BSears and  Trout,  B*I<*utifuI.  This week I3ob Ynill and YV.mslow. Hall made a 2-day  trip over in the country on the divide between Cottonwood Smith lake and Salmon river. They report seeing a  number of bears, one of them of enormous size; also that  they found trout plentiful in the lake, the average size  being 8 to 10 inches. Mr. Yuill says the pass is a good one  for a railway, and that there are hundreds of acres of good  land on the Salmon river side.  Thr<*o  Small   .Vujj;������j,<'1s  of ftovs.  After living over 2 years at his sawmill on'the outlet, G.  O. Buchanan has moved his family to Nelson, and now occupies a handsome residence on Bluif street.  ���������So'far, chartered' bank's have fought shy of the JCootena,y  Lake country, and Charles Sweeney, manager of the Bank  of Montreal" at Vancouver, is flic only representative of  these banks who has ever paid the country a visit-. , When  in Nelson the fore part of the week, lie said lie did not doubt  but that there was business enough now to justify the establishment of a branch at Nelson, but that it was not  wise to do so until the lake country was on a solid footing.  Boys, that settles it; you will not have a chance this winter  to discount your prospects.  A 3-year-old steer killed by Carney & Barrett this week  dressed 830 pounds. The steer came from the range near  Calgary, Alberta.  48 2  THE  MINER:    NELSON,  B.  0.,  SATURDAY,  OCTOBER  ID,' 1891.  A   MYSTEKY   SOLVE������.  The mystery surrounding the finding, in 1887,  of 20 Chinese in Snake river, Idaho, at a point  about 50 miles from Walla Walla, has been  solved. The bodies all bore gunshot wounds,  showing that they had been murdered. Chinese  consul Bee of San Francisco instituted an in-  vestigafion at tlie time, but was unable to find  who coiiunit ted the crimes. The following statement is now made public, and steps will be taken  to pnnish the nien who Dinordered them :  I,   Hugh   McMillan,   now   of   Walla   Walla,  Washington, but formerly of Ininaha, Wallowa  county, Oregon, make the following statement,  to the end that just ice may be done to interested  parties.   T make this statement from the statement made to me by my son Robert, aged 16,  just prior to his death, and by me then reduced  to-writing;    In the  latter part of  April,  1887,  my son and Bruce Evans, J. T. Canheld, Max  Larue,  Frank   "Vaughn,   Hiram   Maynard,  and  Carl  Hughes  were  stopping in a cattle cainp  4 miles from Snake river.    My son and Evans,  Cahfield,     Laure,     and      Vaughn     went     to  the  Chinese   camp  on   Snake   river.    Canfield  and  Larue  went  above  the  camp   and  Evans  and Vaughn remained below.    The whole party  was armed with repeating rifles and revolvers.  There were 13 Chinese in camp and they were  fired oh by the party above the camp.    The unarmed Chinese retreated, when they were fired  upon by those below the camp.    Twelve Chinese  were instantly killed, arid one other was caught  afterwards and his brains beaten out. The party  got that evening $5500 in gold dust.    The next  day 8-more-Chinese came to the camp in a boat.  They were fired on and all killed and their.bodies  thrown into the river with the others. The party  then took a boat and went to another Chinese  camp, 4 miles distant,  where 13 Chinese were  working- on. a river bar.    These  were all  shot  and killed and the bodies thrown into the river.  The camp was robbed and $50,000 in gold secured.  My son was present only the first day, but  was  acquain ted  with th e facts as th ey were ta Iked  over by the parties in his presence.   The circumstances here  detailed  occurred On  the  Oregon  side  of Snake river, in  Wallowa county, near  the northeast corner of the state.  (Signed)  Hugh McMillan.  A Fabulous  Find-of-Wire <f������ol'<I. (.  Fabulous finds of rich ore are not confined to  this-section of -British" Columbia. R. B. Need-  ham, brown and toil-worn with 2 years' prospecting in the Sierra Madre range of Mexico, arrived at Sail Antonio, Texas, last week in search  of mrs. May Friend. She is the wife of an acquaintance, a miner like himself. Needbam  ^ays that after almost incredible hardships,  Friend has made a find of fabulous richness. It  is in the heart of the Sierra Madre range, 200  miles from a railway. Chihuahua the capital  of the state of Chihuahua, is the nearest town.  This find seems to be of limitless extent, and of  little trouble to work." There is plenty of wood  and water. The ore carries the purest of wire  g(>ld'.. As Need ha i n expresses if, "t he strike is  like picking up yellow dollars." Friend is now  in Chihuahua with specimens of the metal. San  Antonio, which contains many miners and mining speculators, is much excited. Mrs. Friend  was found; she has been living in straightened  circumstances, and she was overcome by the  news of her good fortune.  Enjoying a  ISIissi'ul Lease of Life.  One of the editors of the Seattle Press-Times  has been camping out near Kettle Falls, Washington, for the past month. The following is  his opinion, of the place:  'kIf it is proper to believe in the Epicurean  doctrine that pleasure, and therefore.happiness,  consists of the a!'S;*nce, simultaneously, of ho lily  pain and mental confusion, tho populace of Kettle Falls should enjoj'' a blissful lease of life. It  is a natural sanitarium to begin with, and there"  is so little to do, and so much inclination to do  nothing, that the brains of the community  neither throb nor ache. By day, no hirelings of  a board of public works are ripping up street  pavements to replace mains that are too small  with others that will be too small a month later;  the dinner-pail brigade, with its perspective of  J0M  E CO  OIET TOEOHSTTO,   OK"TABIO.  MArJTJFAOTIJRERS OP ALL DESCRIPTIONS OF MARINE AND STATIONARY  British Columbia Branch:   52������ Cordova Street,  Vancouver.  0. P^ST^^  .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, Dodges wood split-pulleys, oils arid lubricants, etc.  Estimates for boilers and engines made on application.   Mail orders receive prompt attention.0  HOISTING  ENGINES AND  SINKING PUIVIPS FOR  >  a>  O  CD  S"'  CD  za  I���������' c+  s   *���������*  Pb       go  ������   "     O  O       CD  Mi  t-i.     o  I    td  -    eg  ���������3  &  O  a  o  e-f-  o;  o  ��������� >s.  a.  a  ZP.  ������  .���������<���������'���������  CD  ZXt  1-3  ������������������i-  t=s  t-i  CD  CD  e-t-  O  CD  O  extortionate rents and hungry faces, is unknown,  even vicariously; no wagons rattle to and fro.  and dispute the right of way, which the city  council has peddled in perpetuity to a street, car  lobby; business men are not rushing madly  about, as though suffering from the incipiency  of paresis. By night, no policeman stalks  through the streets with the relic of despotism  in the plug of his billy, and from sunset to sunrise nothing occurs that would not be appropriate to existence in one of the resorts in the Cats-  kills or the White mountains. On the verandah  of the magnificent hotel the young college graduates who have come out to the Columbia valley  to get rich suddenly, serenade, with banjoes and  guitars, the girls they left behind in the states.  Once in a while there is a reoccurrence of cerebral activity, which manifests itself in a game  of draughts in the hotel reading-room, or in a  contest at chess between the city shoemaker  and a gray haired veteran who insists on playing  in the.-middle of the sidewalk. To be frank,  Kettle Falls inay have come to stay, but it  seems to have come too soon. It represents-in  the highest degree the eastern spirit,of speculation, and cannot be said to be, in any sense, a  representative western mountain town.  Worked  SJke :i Charm.  A lady in Detroit has for the last 6 months  regulated the air of her bedroom by a glass  transom. When the room was too close she  opened the transom to admit air, closing it at  night to'prevent draughts and exclude noise. It  worked like a charm until she discovered that  there had never been any glass in the transom.  Liabilities LargeJy in   ITCxcess  of Their Cash.  The joint stock banks of England have liabil-  ities aggregating no less than $597,150,000, which  is at least $90,000,000 more than the entire stock  of gold in the United Kingdom. At the same  time, their ownership of cash does not exceed  $79,100,000���������less than 13������ percent of  liabilities.  Canadian Pacific Bailway  OUR NATIONAL HIGHWAY.  Through Passenger Service from Ocean to Ocean.  LOWEST FARES TO ALL POINTS  To secure quick despatch and lowest freight rates  Kootenay 'Lake Shippers will be con-  suiting   their   own   interests  ..  by shipping by the  The Columbia & Kootenay Steam Navigation Company's  Steamer  fttfTTON  leaves Robson for Revelstoke on Tuesdays and Saturdays  on arrival of trains from Nelson, and makes close  connections at Revelstoke with trains for  VANCOUVER,  NEW WESTMINSTER,  VICTORIA,  g' {ZMCOIISTTIRiE.^IL*,  fe J TOBOITTO,  < lOHICAGO,  AND  ALL POINTS  EAST.  For rates, maps, time-tables, etc., etc., apply to any  agent of the company.  ROBERT KERR, D. E. BROWN,  G-en'l Fr't and Passenger Ag't, Ass't Gen'l Fr't & Pas'r Ag't.  Winnipeg, Manitoba. Vancouver, B. C.  ~~ NOTICE���������SIOOO   REWARD.  Public notice is hereby given that a reward of one thousand dollars will be paid by the provincial government for  such information as shall lead to the apprehension and  conviction of the person concerned in the robbery of the  Columbia and Kootenay Railway Navigation Company's  safe at Nelson on Saturday the 29th day of August, last.  JOHN ROBSON, provincial secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  Victoria, September 21st, 1891. Si!  i-Vi  I'.'!'  THE   MINER:    NELSON,   B.   C,   SATURDAY,   OCTOBER  10,   1891.  !���������!������������������  it.  li1.'  W. J. WILSON.  VV.  PERDUE.  V'-  ft v,  ft. i)  IV  I*  WILSON ' & PERDUE  PROPRIETORS  OF  .... AT....  NELSON AND AINSWORTH.  Will contract to supply mining companies and steamboats  with fresh meats, and deliver same at any mine or  landing in the Kootenay Lake country.  CORRAL AND STABLING  AT NELSON,  where saddle and pack animals can always be hired, and  teams obtained for job teaming.  :jve^:k::e: coisttracts  with merchants for hauling freight to or from  railroad  depot and steamboat wharf.  NELSON OEFICE  AND  MARKET,  NO. !i EAST BAKER STREE  "ANGUS McINTYRE,  PROPRIETOR OF THE  PIOITEER  CORRAL and STABLE  Wear Corner East Vernon  and  Elall  Streets,  NELSON, B. C.  Will undertake any work or contract in which pack animals or teams can be used.   Will furnish  SADDLE AND PAGE ANIMALS  to parties who wish to examine mines and claims  in Toad Mountain district.  WILL CONTRACT TO CARRY PASSENGERS  and baggage to and from hotels; also, freight  to and from steamboat wharves and  railway depots.  CONTRACT TO GRADE LOTS BN  NELSON.  Stove and Cord wood  for- Sale.  Jas. McDonald & Co.  Nelson and  Revelstoke,  carry full lines of all kinds of furniture for residences,  hotels, and offices.   Mattresses made to order, and  at prices lower than eastern and coast.  They are also agents for  Evans Pianos and Doherty Organs.  NELSON   STOKE :  No. 4 Houston ������& Ink Building, .ffosenhiiae Street.  Plasterers and Bricklayers  Will Contract for all Kinds of Work.  Materials furnished  and estimates given on application.  Agents for the sale of LIME.  Address all commnnications to Nelson, B. C.  A    STRANGE   STORY,   IF   TK8IK.  It will be remembered that a few years ago  the archduke Sal vat or of Austria renounced  his titles and became a plain sea captain under  the name of John Orth. He sailed for a port in  South America with his ship, which was reported lost at sea. Now comes the following  strange story in regard to him :  "News has been received at Vienna that the  archduke Salvator,  otherwise John   Orth,  was  not  only alive, but  was fighting on t he side of  the Congressionalists in the Chilian war.    The  story as it is reported is that when his schooner,  t he    Santa    Margherit a,    dropped     anchor   at  Ensenda, near Buenos Ay res,  in  June, 1890, a  lady wenfr. aboard,..,accompanied  by a servant,  and   it   was   discovered   they  were   the   archduchess and her maid-from' Vienna..   Two days  later John Orth discharged the majority of his  crew, replaced  them   with.  Spaniards, took on  board 6a  considerable   quantity  of   paint  and  sailed away.    Now it has been discovered that  when he got well out to sea he repainted  his  vessel and changed her name, so as to make her  unrecognizable.   Then he put- into a port belonging to the Congressionalists, where he was exceedingly well received, not .-only, because they  wanted officers and men of intelligence, hut because he brought with him a number of Mann-  licher rifles.    The secret has been well kept, and  John   Orth, assuming  another name,  was supposed to be dead.    Nevertheless, at the hofburg  the emperor and his family never believed the  sad news and".-never- made any serious inquiries  into the matter.    About 3 months ago a letter  was received here, written  in Ghili by Pepi, the  maid   traveling with the archduchess, and addressed to  her aunt  living iii Vienna.    In the  letter the girl said 'My master and  mistress are  both quite well.'    It also stated that John Orth  himself wrote to his family not long since, and  that explains why his relatives have not yet accepted the 600,000 marks for which the Santa  Margherita.  was   insured, and  why the will of  John Orth has not yet been opened.    A -'month  ago the��������� insurance.' company notified the family  of the archduke Salvator that the sum for which  the Santa Margherita had  been insured was at  their disposal.   The fam ily replied that for divers  reasons it was determined to wait a little before  drawing the money.    Eight days ago a young  Chilian arrived at Vienna and put up at the hotel  Erz, in the Kaiserthal, inscribing  his  name in  the  visitors'book as Garcias Manos.    Immediately on his arrival he proceeded to the hofburg^  where he was at once received by the emperor,  with whom he remained closeted for more than  an hour, causing a great deal of astonish men tat  court.   Some hours after the interview the young  Chilian   left   Vienna for Valparaiso,  and  it  is  firmly believed here that John Orth,is living and  ���������'will shortly reappear:"  ���������Instice Oispensecl with Wisdom.  Glasgow Herald:   The bench at  the Central  police court was occupied on Monday by bailie  James Martin, who caused some amusement by  the inanner in which he dealt with the 76 men  and-women that. were-, brought before him for  having been helplessly intoxicated.  A young man, hailing from Motherwell, said  that he had never been in the hands of the police  before, and accounted for the condition in which  he was found by saying that he had visited  friends in the city, and got too much drink.  The Bailie���������-Wis ye no here to see the kickba'  game?  Prisoner���������No, yer honor.  The Bailie���������Weel, gangawa'to Motherwell as  quick as ye can.  The next man who stood up at the bar was  asked by the bailie���������Are ye frae one o\ time  ootlandish places also?  Prisoner���������No, I stay in the town.  The Bailie (noticing that the man was minus  his coat)���������What hiv ye dune \vi' yer coat?  Prisoner���������It wis' taken aif me while I wis  lying drunk in a close.  The Bailie���������That's jist anither proof o' what  I've always said, that it's the sober yins that  robs the drunk yins and never the drunk yins  that robs the sober yins. Seein'ye've paid the  penalty already I'll allow ye to go.  A dirty, miserably-clad young woman told the  magistrate that she was separated from her husband.    Bailie  Martin's  comment   was:    "That  goes a long way tae prove what sheriff Guthrie  said the other day, that in nine cases ooto' every  ten o' wife-beatling, the women are the worst o*  the lot. You should give up drink, an'pay attention tae yer family. Yeil hiv nae pleasure  in a life like this���������2s Gd, or 3 davs."  To an elderly woman, who is a regular frequenter of the court, the bailie remarked: "See-  in' that ye're a guid customer, we'll make the  sentence 2s 6d, or 3 days."  A woman who had been so helpless that she  had to betaken to the office in a barrow next  stood at the bar. To her quoth the magistrate;  "Ye were brocht here in a carriage���������2s Gd, or 3  days; that'll hardly pay fur the machine."  A wretched old woman, having promised to  take the pledge, the bailie said: "I've little faith  in pledges, for they're jist in an' oot, an' oot an'  in, an' in an' oot, and they multiply the numbers  till they make people believe that, the whole nation's teetotalers when there's only a few."  NOTARY  PUBLIC.  REAL ESTATE AN  CONVEYANCING.  ES  Town lots, lands, and mining claims handled on commission.   Conveyancing documents drawn up.  Correspondence solicited.  Office:   No. 13 East Baker Street, NELSON, B. C,    i  Hamber, Thynne, and Henshawj  i  (��������� ������  Real Estate, Mining Brokers,   ;  AND  Insurance Agents,  Water Street,  VANCOUVER.  West Baker Street,      i  NELSON.  ;  ELL & CO.  Real   Estate   Brokers,  Corner Raker sum! .Stanley Streets,  NELSON,. B. C. '  i :n"~v~:e] stm e zcstts  FOR NON-RESIDENTS A SPECIALTY.  RENTS   CO LLECTEO.  ,I������EBTS    COLLECTED  John Houston.  Charles II. Ink.  Houston & Ink,  BUY AND SELL  Town Lots and  Mineral   Claims,  ON  COMMISSION.  Have now for sale 2 of the best hotels in Nelson ; choice  Raker street corner and Vernon street inside lots; lots in  Ainsworth; and mineral claims in Toad Mountain district.  'Office  in  Miner Building,   Nelson,   B. C.  Physician, Surgeon, and Accoucheur,  Office:   Stanley Street.  Barrister at   Law.   Solicitor,   Notary  Public,  Etc  Oflicc, Victoria street, Kamloops, B. C.  (A. M. Can. Soc. C. E.)  CIVIL ENGINEER AND AKCHITECT,  TOLSON   BUILDING     N ELSO'N, II. t*.  watKBMauMamnnmm  ���������W������!lffiUHMiU������J!M&������ll!l!UUSffiH!m������SgIX THE  MINEE:    NELSON,   B.   0,,  SATURDAY,   OOTOBEK  10,   1891.  The Miner is printed on Saturdays, and will be  mailed to subscribers at the following cash-in-advance  rates: Three months $1.50, six months $2.50, one year $4.  Contract Advertisements will be inserted at the  rate of $3 an inch (down the column) per month. A  special rate for advertisements of over 2 inches.  Transient Advertisements will be inserted for  15 cents a line for the first insertion and 7 cents a line  for each additional insertion. Twelve lines of 9 words  each make an inch. All advertisements printed for  -a less period than 3 months considered transient and  must be paid for in advance. Advertisements of less  than 12 lines will be counted as 12 lines.  Letters to the Editor will only appear over the  writer's name. Communications with such signatures  as "Old Subscriber," "Veritas," "Citizen," etc., etc.,  will not be printed on any consideration.  Address all Letters: The Miner, Nelson^ B.C;  DOITOaCBAL   KEMARKS.  The Kamloops Sentinel does not understand  our position   when  it states that The  Miner  *' favors neither the smelting nor the refining  " industries  in Canada,   but   asks  the   United  " States to remove itsduty of I\ cents perpound  "on lead in  order  that Canadian ores  can be  ** shipped away bodily to American smelters."  The Miner is; an-'ultra protectionist.    It1 does  not favor sending a potind of ore but of Canada  for reduction if it can be treated at home, and a  home market found for the product.    But if a  home market cannot be found for the product,  it is in favor of a reciprocal arrangement with  any country that  will furnish a market; even  with  the  United  States, a country that is so  strongly disliked by the Sentinel.    The Miner  has  advocated, and still  advocates,  increasing  the duty on lead to a figure that will be equally  as high as that imposed by the United States.  It does   so  for 2 reasons:   First,   because  if a  smelter should be built in British Columbia to  smelt ores, and not to sell town lots, its product  could not be sold at a profit in competition with  lead imported from Great Britain; second,  because  the   United   States  would  entertain   no  reciprocal proposition  from  Canada regarding  lead and its products as long as the Canadian  duty remained at a figure below that imposed by  the United States.    The Miner not only favors  the erection of smelters in Canada, but can see  no good reason why smelters cannot be as successfully operated in Canada as in the United  States, provided there is a market for their product.    The ores and the fluxes can be procured  as easily and as cheaply at points on Kootenay  lake as at points in Montana, or Idaho, or Washington, and the extra cost of coke would be more  than offset by natural advantages.    But, then,  it is useless to discuss alive question with a dead  newspaper.  It is proposed to have a parade of 5000 miners  with tools and in their working- clothes as one  of the features of the mining congress to beheld  at Denver on November 18th, 19th, and 20th.  This would be a novel spectacle, and if witnessed  by some of the capitalists of Canada might go  far toward impressing them with the magnitude  and legitimacy of mining as a business.  The postponement of the Washington conference need not be looked on as a calamity by  those who ate interested in the questions likely  to be considered at the conference. Owing to  ill health, mr. Blaine was not able to be in  Washington at the appointed time, and president Harrison probably did not care to allow  the conference to be held in the absence of the  father of the reciprocal idea.  The writer of the letter which is printed on  another page would make it appear that The  Miner opposes the granting of liquor licenses  on merely personal grounds. The writer is mistaken.,. The Miner simply opposes the granting  Of liquor licenses where the sale of liquor would  do more harm than good, and it believes one  such place is on Toad mountain; and in taking  that position it is sustained by every mine manager and nine-tenths of the miners resident oh  Toad mountain; ___  Now that parliament has been prorogued, it  ���������will'be in order for premier Abbott and attorney-  general Thompson to weed out the weak and  puny members of the cabinet. Mr. Dewdney,  minister of the interior, mr. Caron, minister of  militci, mr. Cost igan, minister of inland reven tie,  and mr. Langevin, late minister of public works,  should all be replaced with able, strong, honest  men. /'. . .'... .7 .'."; -'.'-   , * ".'7  The suicide of general Boulanger at the grave  of his niistress in Brussels ends the career of a  man that aimed too high. He fell through his  vanity,^ not through his lack of ability, Had he  been content to serve France as a soldier, a profession to which be was trained; and not aspired  to be a politician, a calling for which he had no  training, he would be a dead hero today, instead  of an unmourned exile, even if he had committed  suicide at the grave of his mistress.  Word comes from ^Winnipeg that the Canadian Pacific will receive no more freight for Nelson and points on Kootenay lake, owing to the  low stage of water in the Columbia river. This  is not very encouraging news for a people who  are working to develop the resources of a portion of the Dominion easily accessible the year  around by railway systems in the United States  that have direct Canadian connections, but connections that happen to be competitors of the  Canadian Pacific. But as long as the Canadian  government is only an adjunct of "the only true  transcontinental route" no relief need be expected. _____  An attempt will probably be made this winter  to ascertain whether or not the outlet between  Nelson and Balfour can be navigated during the  winter. If the attempt is successful the transportation problem is solved. The Kootenay  Lake country will then no longer be in any way  dependent on the Canadian Paciiic railway.  And next year another problem will be solved,  that is, whether or not a smelrer can be run successfully and cont inuously on the silver-lead ores  of Brit ish Columbia. The problem will be solved  in the Kootenay Lake country. The construction of a. smelter is now under way, and by  spring everything will be in i*eadiness for the  machinery. The men who have undertaken its  construction do not expect to be recouped for  their outlay in any other way than from the  profits derived from the business'-of.-smelting  ores, and they do not expect to receive dividends  until they demonstrate their ability to run their  plant continuously. That they will do so is not  doubted in this section.  The efficiency of one of the officials of the  district was sorely tried at the late sessions of  court in Nelson. If the attorney-general had  been present, he would probably have hung his  head in shame.   It is a good thing in private business for an employe to understand that his retention in service  depends upon his fidelity and capacity rather  than upon any system of protection by law  which plants him immovably in a life position.  The prospect that a change of administration  will not dismiss a man who not only is not indispensable, but is a public drone, dude, or insolent  snob in office is not good for the health or efficiency of the public service.    The man of marked  capacity and merit ought to stay, but life tenure  in public office for the vast mass of mediocre  creatures who yawn and dawdle over their duty  in a government office is not desirable, for as a  rule they become victims to the "big head," and  justly odious and vexatious to the public.  George C. Hunt  J. Dovei*  Josephine Street,  Nelson, B.C.  Manufacturing Jewelers  for the Trade.  DIAMONDS  SILVERW1KB  DEALERS IN 7  CHRONOGRAPHS  AND ALL  FINE WATCHES  Carefully   Repaired   and   Satisf������ction   ftJuaraiiteed?  &nd All Orders by Mail Promptly Atftcie������Ie������l to.  Ho. 1 Houston & Ink Building, Josephine Street,  Branch Store at Donald, B. 0.  Postofiice Store,  Nelsow,  fiS. ���������.  AND GENTS' PUBLISHING GOODS.  ALSO,   FULL LINES  OF  PATENT  Toilet Articles and Stationery.  NELSON, B. C.  are now settled in their new store, No. 2 Houston & Ink  building, and have on display a full range of  Plain and Pancy Worsted Suitings and Scotch and  Irish Tweeds and Serges.  PEICES TOSUIT TZEaZIE TIIMIES  VIOLIU     TEACHBE,  ME&SC&N, BS. ���������.  Music furnished for dances, parties, and receptions.   Leav������  orders with Gilker & Wells, Postoffice store.  H&T  7^:?r<^X?*ffiF^  7������77������  r it" v& 1  ��������� ���������������������������������������������   ���������������������������    ������������������������!������������������������ J;*1 i  IF'-' '  1������5, i  It'''  ���������������.-,ji  W  V':  I  V-.t  ���������V  W  I  THE   MINEE:    NELSON,   B.   0.,   SATURDAY,   OCTOBER  10,   1891.  I  Dealers in Dry G-oods, Groceries, Provisions, Canned G-oodsr Hardware, Etc.   Miners' Supplies a Specialty.  13=   1  m  The stock is .full and complete in every Department, and the public will find it to their advantage to call and inspect Goods  ./ ������������������������������������������������������."  '''������������������'''������������������ and compare Prices.  W  Main Street. REVELSTOKE,  9 and 11 East Vernon Street, NELSON.  THE   UEPOiKT":"OF'..TllK" ������IfcASI>   JURY.  |S7  ��������� t ���������������������������  Thefoilowing is a summary of the report made  by the grand  jury on   Monday to  tri'r.  justice  ���������"��������� Grease:  ', <;.  We have investigated the reports as to the  recent robberies and attempts'.at.robbery at Nelson, and we are satisfied that the reports are  authentic. We are unable, however, to obtain  any evidence as to the perpetrators of these  crimes. To prevent a recurrence of such violations of law and to .protect the -people of Nelson,  we recommend that the constabulary force at  Nelson be permanently increased by a constable  for night duty, one of known capacity and experience in dealing with criminals.  . We have had brought before us a number of  '���������������������������matters affecting the welfare of the people of  the southern-portion'of West Kootenay clistricr,  and we beg to submit such of these as we are  able to agree upon :  E The inadequacy of the present provisions  of law fo, the collection of debts. At present  dishonest aebtors can make their arrangements  and leave the district, openly and deliberately,  without their creditors being able to interpose,  either to hold their persons or their goods. The  re-establishment of the small debts court, or an  equivalent, would-without doubt be a boon to  the commercial community.  2. In view of the large number of liquor  licenses issued in the southern portion of the  district, and a conflict of opinion as to the right  of the stipendiary m agist rate, to issue them, we  recommend the establishment of a licensing  board in the district.  3��������� The necessity is great and immediate for  the construction of a public wharf at Nelson.  Our people have, time and again, been led to  believe that the provincial government would  build such 'wharf, and we trust that it will be  undertaken at once, as the work must necessarily be done at the present low stage of water.  4: Representations have been made to us that  the force of the current in "the narrows" of the  outlet has been considerably increased during  high water by the excavation made by the Groh-  man reclamation syndicate at "the rapids" below  Nelson; arid in view of the prospective establishment of smelting works, to which ore would  be transported through'these'"narrows," as well  as on account of'industries already established,  it would be desirable to diminish, rather than  increase, the strength of this current; and we  recommend that in any. future operations this  syndicate be required to act accordingly.  5. Complaints have been laid before us that  pigs and other animals are allowed to run at  large in the streets of Nelson and Ainsworth;  that pig sties are maintained within the limits  of these towns; and that slops and refuse are  thrown indiscriminately in the streets. We desire that the attention of the local authorities bo  called to the same, and that they be requested  to enforce the laws relating thereto.  6. We find that many cases of suffering and  distress occur aimong sick and disabled men destitute of means; especially is this the case in-  winter, when such men cannot be sen tout of the  district to cities in which there are hospitals.  Therefore we recommend that steps should be  taken to provide a hospital, and believe government a id -should, be granted for its erection.  7. We find that Ward creek in Nelson presents a natural sewer' and in the interest of sanitation and cleanliness the provincial government (Nelson not being an incorporated town or  a municipality) should take the initiative in the  matter, and respectfully recommend it to their  attention.  The grand jury was composed of Gr. E. R.  Ellis (foreman), Gv O. Buchanan, Alfred Hill, J.  Fred Hume, 'Harold Selous, A. E. Hodgins, W.  N. Rolfe, R. E. Lemon, Bruce Craddock, W. J.  Wilson, .'M. Ma honey, A. S. Farwell, John McDonald, J. F. Ward, and John Houston.  <  After receiving the report, the judge said he  ���������������������������would; give it consideration and reply to it in  writing.-'. ';"������������������������������������'.;> ��������� .!������������������'��������������������������������������������� ���������'������������������"���������'.������������������������������������.���������/'."'  7 '. 'Metal Quotations.  On the 3rd silver was quoted in New York at  97������,. e'ents, iead at $4.55, and coppcr at $ 12.35.  o 'JL'-EHT.Hi  Kootenay Safe Deposit Go.  ISTELSO]^,   IB- C.  Transacts a private banking business;  Allows interest at best rates on amounts of $1 upwards ;  Receives articles for safe keeping.  -GENERALA������ES���������Y ,  London & Lancashire Life Insurance Company,  A'GEXCIES e       Sir Donald A. Smith, chairman.  Accident Insurance Company of North America,  $15 a week, ������3000 on death, for 25 cents a day;  <  The celebrated Taylor safes.  ���������OBSS������ESa>OtfI>ENTS  Vancouver^The Bank of British North America;  Spokane Falls���������The Bank of Spokane Falls.  ���������VIIAS. E. TAYLOIE, Manager.'. ,   '  BUILDER;  Will contract for the erection of stores, hotels, dwellings,  bridges, etc., and guarantee work finished on time.  SEASOnSTED   LUMBER  always on hand for store fittings, desks, tables, etc.  Undertaking attended to.  Shop: Cor. Baker and Josephine Sts.  R. J. M0WAT &Tc0. ~  (Successors to R. J. Hilts & Co.)  Contractors and Builders,  SEASONED   LUIVSBEP  always on hand for store fittings, desks, tables, etc.  Will contract to erect all kinds of buildings and guarantee  satisfaction.   Shop: corner Josephine and Bluff sts.  AND  CHEMICALS  CHOICE TOILET AETICLES  AND,  PATENT MEDICINES  AT  Dr. Arthur's Medical Hall  Corner Stanley iirtd   illutT Streets.  Specially Fine Assortment of Flavoring Essences  msr stock.  . F. Teetzel & Co,  DEALERS  IN  CECEMIC-A.LS.  PATENT MEDICINES,  TOILET ARTICLES,  ETC.  WHOLESALE     DKALEKS'    I.V    ClttAKS.       I5AYI������lOJVI>  . -SEWING -'MACHINES   1\   STOCK.  Cor. East Baker and Ward Streets.  T    A  PIONKER  PAINTER  AND   DECORATOR.  Address:    Nelson Hotel.  THE    COLUMBIA    &.   KOOTENAY    STEAIft/8  NAVIGATION   COMPANY,   LIMITED.  THE STEAMER LYTTON  will leave Revelstoke at daylight on Mondays and Fridays,  arriving at Robson same days.    Leaves Robson on  Tuesdays and  Saturdays for Little Dalles,  returning same days and proceeding  on up river to Revelstoke.  Close connections at Robson with trains for Nelson.  ������. CIIIfcSSTIK, Agent,  BtEVELSTOKE, 85. C.  V 6  THE  MDLEE:    KELSON,   B. C,  SATUEDAY,   OCTOBEE 10,  1891.  PRIVATE    POLICE-'.AlSOMNIATIOiV' ftENOtLVCEIK  The New York Commercial Advertiser, as its  naaie, indicates, is a journal devoted to the com ���������  Qiercial interests of New York citv, and is in no  sense a political paper. The following from its  coin inn's anen t t he-;, Pinker'! on stand ing 'army of  paid thugs is so straight to the point that it is reprinted in The Miner, although the Pinkerton  system hns not as yet obtained a footing in this  portion of Canada:  "Somewhere aud soon a line must be drawn  between  the  legitimate  and  illegitimate functions of a private police agency.    It cannot be  done too spon for the public safety or too decisively for the good of the commonwealth.    The  present status of what may be called Pinkertonism  is intolerable.    It may be laid down as an  indisputable proposition that American citizens  will not -consent to physical assault at. the hands  of anybody.    Such assaults are committed from  time  to time  in quarrels, arid,  the law so  distinctly frowns on them as to prescribe penalties.  Occasion ally "th ey are m ade by u h i for id ed  officers of the law.    In such a case the law still sur-  rouncls the person of  the  citizen ..with its---protecting arm.    The officer who is guilty of such  an assault is held responsible  for his  act, and  unless he can-justify it by proving the necessity  for   it he   is liable  to prosecution  as  any  or-  ,. dihary/-.malefactor.    The   idea  of  responsibility  prevacles  the  entire  police  system.     So   it  is,'  again, with the state, troops.    The responsibility  for calling  out armed men to quell  a  disturbance is vested in officials duly and directh' responsible to the people.  ''But there has grown up in the midst of us  quite another and armed system, responsible in  no way to the people, chartered in no way by  the people, and to a very great extent���������how  great we have not yet found out���������beyond the  control of the people.  "The Pinkerton police force is such an organization. Recent history is full of suggestion as  to the latent dangers of this private and irresponsible censtabulary. For the past 6 or 8  years it has played the part of- the Turkish  janizaries to the sultans of corporate rapacity.  From the time when its armed men shot down  children in Jersey City to the recent occurrences  in Tennessee,. "Pinkerton men," armed with repealing rifles and commanded by capitalists,  have replaced the constituted police and militia  over which the mayors and governors have control. During the long and dismal period of the  Hocking valley (Ohio) mining disturbances a  force of Pinkerton men, armed with Winchester  rifles, usurped the right to use force which the  executive of the third state in the union declined  to exercise. And only a few months ago, when,  governor Hill, in the capitol of the Empire state,  refused to call out troops to defend railroad  property against imaginary attacks, there was  not''wanting.an army, uniformed, drilled, and  heavily armed, to obey the mandates of the corporation against the people.  "In a slightly modified form the residents, of  New .York' and Brooklyn, have, within a few  days, endured an experience of the same kind.  Within the enclosures of the Brooklyn Jockey  Club, but a few miles from the city hall of the  metropolis, 50 armed men of the same organization have executed martial law upon citizens at  the bidding of a horse owner engaged in a private war with gamblers for his own profit. This,  it seems to us, is an intolerable condition of  affairs.  "The very existence of a private organization  of armed men is an imputation of inability upon  the part of the .people to govern themselves and  maintain order throughout their lawfully constituted police. The logical extreme of tolerating organized force beyond the regulative power  ���������of law is the surrender of law to .force. If mere  wealth, existing in a. corporation or individual,  can, by an appeal to armed force, coerce citizens  .beyond lawful limits, it coerces law itself. The  Pinker-ton army is a menace to self-government.  "Mildly speaking, Pinkertonism in this sense  is a most dangerous excrescence upon our civil  and military "systems. So grave is it, indeed,  that the subject has been considered in the legislatures of this and other states. The power of  corporate wealth prevented the passage.of laws  to remove it.  "But such laws must be passed. Usurpations  of authority are progressive. They never stand  still.     Pinkertonism  has   grown   from   private  hunting for stolen property to private thief  taking; from that it has progressed to private  slaughtering of citizens in private wars. At the  same rate of development there must come  about at no distant date a collision betvveen the  public army of the commonwealth and the  private armies of capital. Before that comes  about the people inust act. The next legislature must draw the teeth of this growing monster while it can."  ^meefsil   SU'aMtBo.s   Wltose <3lmriM's   flfcival  Cleopatra.  An   observant   correspondent   who  has  been  studying the maids of Kafflrland, Africa, writes:  "The  R,assacatumas  are inore cleanly in  their  habits than any tribe I visited.   They keep their  huts in good order, and their trips to the river  for bathing purposes keep a path well trodden  down.   1 saw several specimens of female beauty  among this tribe, such as often have driven men  mad, caused the overthrow of .monarch and the  downfall of nations, whose charms might rank  with  those   of   Cleopatra of   pld.������   Many   fair  skinned ladies might envy their acts of coquetry,  little'. graceful   tossings   of   the   head, and  sly  glances of large black eyes almost hid  by heavy  eyelashes.    In looking at the chisled chin and  forehead, at the development of the entire form,  as perfect as nature could make it, one almost  forgets the scantiness of their attire, which consists of a girdle around the loins profusely Ornamented   with  beads,    and  to   this long  string  of     shells.     beads,     and     tusks    around    the  shoulders, and you have a native maiden in''full,  dress.    Hair,   a, dark,   glossy,   jet    black,   deep,  liquid  eyes, teeth of matchless whiteness that  peep out like pearls between ruby lips that smile  as they greet you with the little phrase of their  country,-   kSi-a-gootahdawona'    (love    to    you),  makes it no 'safe7, atmosphere for the nerves of a  susceptible bachelor.  /Favor Paying Members of" Parliament.  The   National   Liberal   Federation   Congress  opened   at   Newcastle,   England,   on    the   2nd.  When tlie preliminaries  of- the opening day's  session had  been  gone  through, sir G.  O.  Tre-  velyan  arose to offer a resolution  condemning  registration as excluding many voters, also favoring shorter sessions, providing that  all  elections shall take place on the same day and recommending the principles of paying-members   j  of the house of commons for  their services, as   j  representatives of the people.    His speech laid   j  particular stress on the fact that only  through  -\  the adoption of this principle could ah adequate   j  representation   in parliament of labor interests  be secured,.and in no case should the compensation of a member of the bouse of commons exceed $1500 per annum.    The resolution  was seconded by Samuel Storey, M. P. for Sunderland,  and unanimously-carried..  ��������� ���������'. TIMBER. LEASE   NOTICE ..  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after date we intend  to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for  permission to lease the following- tract of land for lumbering purposes: Commencing at a post near the Lardeaux  trail and north line of Columbia & Kootenay railway block  on the Lardeaux river, thence east along said north line of  railway block (block 9) to G. O. Buchanan's.limit,'80 chains  more or less, tlience north 60 chains along G. O. Buchan  an's limit, thence west SO chains more or. less to trail and  mountain, thence south 00 chains more or less to place of  commencement. <������������������ JOSHUA  DA VIES,  Pilot Bay, August 3rd, 1891.  W. P. SAY WARD.  NOTICE.  The following rates will be charged parties leasing telephones from the Kootenay Lake Telephone Company,  Limited: $35 for first 6 months and $30 for every (5 months  thereafter, payable in advance. The Nelson exchange includes all instruments in Toad. Mountain district, at  Buchanan's saw-mill, at Balfour, and at Nelson. The  Ainsworth exchange includes all instruments in Hot  Springs district, at Balfour, at Buchanan's saw-mill, and at  Ainsworth. Owing to the expense of keeping the line in  repair. ALL messages between Nelson and Ainsworth will  be charged 25 cents. JOHN HOUSTON. president.  Nelson, B. C, October 1st, 1891.  APPLICATION   FOR   WATER   RIGHT.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after date, I intend to  apply to tlie assistant commissioner of lands and works for  West Kootenay district for permission to divert for a term  of 99 years 100 inches of water from a small stream known  as Bear creek, at a point. 40 chains northwest of the northwest corner of my preemption (lot 208), thence following  tlie natural course of the creek southeasterly to the west  line of my preemption, thence n.cross said preemption to  the site of "Kaslo City/' now being platted, and to such  points as will be required for the use of the inhabitants of  said city for domestic, agricultural, manufacturing, fire  protection, and all other purposes for which water is generally used by a community. GEORGE T. KANE.  Kaslo, September 21st, 1891.  LAND   NOTICES. ���������  Notice is hereby given that 60 days after date. I intend to  apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for permission to purchase the following tract of land: Commencing at a postmarked J. L. R., about 2 miles south of  Kaslo 'creek, Kootenay lake, and about 200 feet south of a,  small creek there situate, thence west 40 chains, thence  north 40 chains, thence east 40 chains, thence south following the shores of tlie lake to the initial post; containing 320  acres more or less. JOHN L. RETALLACK.  Ainsworth, B.C., August 16th-1891. ,   7  Notice is hereby given that 00 days"aftor date we intend  to apply to the chief .commissioner of lauds and works for  leave to purchase a traci of land as follows: Beginning  at a post marked N. W. corner post, on the west ���������shore of  Kootenay lake about S miles south of the Lardeaux river,  and about J "a mile north of the mouth of Schroder creek,  thence running south 40 chains, thence east to lake shore,  thence following lake shore to initial post; containing 160  acres more or less. JOHN A. WATSON,  ,  Ainsworth, August ISth, 1891,   JOHN A. WHITTIER;  /Notice is hereby given that 60 days after date we intend  to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for  permission to purchase the following tract of land: Commencing at a post on the lake shore oh the north side of  Schroder creek, Kootenay lake, thence northwesterly along  lake shore 20 chains, thence south 20 chains, thence west 20  chains, thence south 40, chains, thence east'.to lake shore;  thence following lake shore to point of commencement.  J. C. HOOKER,  GEORGE G.BUSHBY.  Ainsworth, B. C, August 18th, 1891.  Notice is hereby given that 60 days after date I intend to  apply to the chief commissioner of lands;and. work's for  permission to purchase 160 acres of land, situate in West  Kootenay district, and described as follows: Commencing  at a post marked F. F., S. E., planted on the west shore of  Kootenay lake about 2 miles south of the month of Kaslo  creek, thence west 30 chains, thence north 40 chains, thence  east to the shore of the lake, thence following the meander  ings of the Shore of the lake to the point of commencunient;  containing 160 acres more or less.  Nelson, J3. C, July 1st. FRANK FLETCHER.  Notice is hereby given that sixty (60) days after date I intend to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works  for permission to purchase the folio wing described tract of  land situated in West Kootenay district: Commencing at  a post marked N. E. corner post, placed on the west shore  of the Lardeaux river near its mouth, thence west 40  chains, thence south 40 chains, thence east to the .west  shore of Kootenay lake, thence north following the,shores  of Kootenay lake-and Lardeaux river to point of commencement; containing 160 acres, more or less.  Ainsworth, August 3rd, 1891. ��������� ,S. H. GREEN.  Notice is hereby given, that sixty days after date I intend  to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for  permission to purchase 320 acres of land, situate in West  Kootenay district and described as follows : Commencing  at a stake marked H. S. N.W., at southwest corner Lot 207,  on the east shore of Kootenay lake, thence east .20 chains,  thence north 40 chains, thence east 20 chains, thence south  30 chains, thence west 40 cliains' more or less to the shore of,  the lak.e, thence following the shore of the lake in a northerly direction to the point of commencement.  Nelson, August 6th, 1891.  HAROLD SELOUS.  APPLICATIONS   FOR   CROWN   GRANTS.  Notice is hereby given that J. C. Rykert, Charles Olson,  and Frank Cole, have tiled the necessary papers and made  application for a crown grant in favor of a mineral claim  known as the Highland, situate at Hot Srings, north of  Cedar creek, Kootenay lake. Adverse claimants, if any.  will forward their objections within 60 days fr^m date of  publication. N. FITZSTUBBS, gold comm.ssioner.  Nelson, B. C, August 27th, 1891.  Notice is hereby given that Edwin Jay Kelly, as agent  for the Le Roi Mining & Smelting Company (Foreign), has  filed the necessary papers and made application for a  crown grant to the Le Roi mineral claim, situate on the  left slope of north fork of Trail creek/about 5 miles west  from Columbia river. Adverse claimants, if any, will forward their objections to mo. within 60 days from date of  publication.    "       N. FITZSTUBBS, gold commissioner.  Nelson, B.C., August 29th, 1891.  Notice is hereby given that L. C. Kramer, as agent for  the Empire Consolidated Mining .Company (Foreign), has  filed the necessary papers and made application for a'  crown grant in favor of the mineral claim known as the  Dictator, situate about 2 miles southwest from Ainsworth,  Kootenay lake, B. C. Adverse claimants, if any., will forward their objections within 60 days from date of publication. ���������' . N. FITZSTUBBS,       .  Nelson, B. C, August 22nd. Gold commissioner.  Notice is hereby given that John Robertson, as agent for  Edward Dempsic, has filed the necessary papers and made  application for a crown grant in favor of the mineral claim  known as the Sunrise, situated on Toad mountain, West  Kootenay district. Adverse claimants, if any, will forward  their objections within 60 days from date of publication.  N. FITZSTUBBS, gold commissioner.  Nelson, B. C, October 3rd, 1891.  Notice is hereby given'that J.C. Rykert, for himself and  others, has filed th.e necessary papers and made application for a crown grant in favor of a mineral claim situate  in Hot Springs camp on Kootenay lake, and known as the  Danira. Adverse claimants, if any, will forward their objections within 60 days from date of publication.  N. FITZSTUBBS, gold commissioner.  Nelson, B. C, August 27th, 1891.  APPLICATION   FOR   LIQUOR   LICENSE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty (30) days after date I  intend to apply to the gold commissioner of West Kootenay  district for a hotel and liquor license for Kaslo House,  Kaslo GEORGE T. KANE.  Kaslo, B. C, September 17th, 1891.  MWlllMij������M^'������WI^R.MWII���������������������IUJWI������^l(t*l^lt������^..���������MWJIIIKWIl*WJIIJ������Jll������WIW.m,Ml  im)������tt������MUi������M������MmMM������imftWt^^  i������tma������wtM*^ i:  67';  nv  I  Ml':-  fill  Vi  w  IV  m  I'  THE   MLNJiR: //.NELSON,   B.   0.,   SATUEDAY,   OOTOBEE   10,   1891.  *������  Cor7Baker and Ward Sts.  NELSON, B.C.  H.   &   TV   MADDEN  Proprietors.  Trie Madden is Centrally Located,  with a frontage  towards Kootenay river, and   is newly  / / furnished throughout. ������������������'".''.-..>.'  7    T 1EL IE      TABLE  i������ supplied  with everything in the market, the kitchen  being under the immediate supervision of Hugh  Madden, a caterer of large experience.  THE   BAR   IS   STOCKED   WITH   THE   BEST  brands of beer, ale, wine, whisky, and cigars.  Vernon Street, near Josephine,   ���������  NELSON. II. C.      PROPRIETOR.  THE HOTEL OVERLOOKS THE KOOTENAY  its guests thus obtaining splendid views  of both mountain and river.  THE  ROOMS  are comfortable in size and ,  newly furnished.    -  THE   TABLE  is  acknowledged   the  best  in the mountains.  ';.'���������. - ��������� '' ' ��������� ' . ���������      (     .  !������v stocked With the best liquors and cigars procurable  No whiskies sold except Hiram Walker & Sons'  celebrated brands.  East Baker Street,  Nelson,  Is one of the best hotels in Toad Mountain district.  and is the headquarters for prospectors and  working miners.  The Table is not Surpassed by that of any Hotel  in the Kootenay Lake country.  At the Bar is Dispensed fine Liquors and Cigars,  and the bed-rooms are newly furnished.  JJAIME   *������5   TRE������ILLiJS   PROPRIETORS  TRAIL,   B. C.  TOPPING & HANNA '.. Proprietors  4*oo������l TaMe ; ������ood Beds; lfiyas-���������lose Liquors.  FOUND    BY   PIGS.  "How was the Calumet and Hecla discovered?  you ask. Here, captain Duncan, you tell this  raan what he wants to know."  Thus appealed to, the broad-shouldered, smil-  ing-faced man whose spirit pervades the great  copper mine stepped up to the little group waiting for din ner in the hotel at "Calumet.  "It was pigs," he said.  "Yes, it was pigs," echoed the group.  "PigsJ" I exclaimed incredulously.  "Pigs, and no ]nistake,"reuiaiked the captain.  "Back in 1863 an exploring party came to this  part of Michigan to try and find copper.    They  built  a  shanty to  live in, and  of course they  brought  some pigs.    One  night the pigs were  lost.    The boarding-house keeper started out to  find them.    After a?'.'long search  he heard  the  pigs rooting and squealing, but he could not see  them.;.-. .������������������������������������;'','  "The noise seemed to come from down in the  earth. Next morning a party of men went back  to the place whence the noise came, and after a  search, they found apit 10 or 15 feet deep. The  rnorith was covered with hushes, and the growth  of the trees about the sides gave evidence that  it had not been used for centuries. There the  pigs were contentedly'rooting among- the broken  pieces of rock.  "A rude stone hammer and some charred  sticks gave evidence of earlier explorers who  had evidently gone away unsuccessful. The  hammer was of the same kind as the other implements, which had been ti'aced hack to the  days of the predecessors of the Indians whom  the French found in possession of the lands���������.the  Indians who built the mounds, and who overran  the whole country from Mexico to lake Superior,  where they got copper for theii- implements and  utensils.  JThe mound-builders, like the explorers who  had discovered the ancient pit, looked for copper  only in masses, as it had been deposited in fissure  veins and in the lava flows. The huge chunks  of virgin copper weighing many tons, and the  smaller masses hanging- in the rocks like metal,  icicles, were the only kind known to the ancients,  and the moderns had been assured by the learned  geologists that copper could .'be-found only in  rocks formed from lava.  "But the pigs had.turned oyer pieces of rock  formed by the action of water���������aqueous rock���������  arid in these conglomerates there certainly was  copper. This seemed a tind indeed. -Butwhen  the matter was reported, science scoffed at the  explorers, saying that the copper conglomerates  found were simply a freak of nature, and that  money would he wasted if an attempt were  made to work them.  "So mr. Hurlburt, who owned the lands, continued to give his attention to the Huron mine,  which was working the lava flows. For the  money he borrowed for the Huron, he gave to  Quincy Shaw of Boston the lands on which the  conglomerates were found. Mr. Shaw soon began to work these rocks, and from these beginnings, the richest, most stable, and the best  promising copper mine in the world has been  built up."  Meals, 25c.  Table Board, $4 per Week.  Board and Lodging, $5 per Week.  The Kootenay Smelting and Trading  Syndicate, Limited, of Eevelstoke, B. 0.  are prepared to sample and purchase  all kinds of  Prices and all information furnished on application.  J. CAMPBELL, manager.  Corner West Vernon and Stanley Streets, NELSON, B. C.  ONLY TW0-ST0EY HOTEL IN NELSON.  The International has a comfortably furnished parlor for  ladies, and the rooms are large and furnished  newly throughout.  THE   TABLE   IS   NOT SURPASSED  by any hotel in the Kootenay Lake country.  A share of transient trade solicited.  THE SAMPLE-E00M IS STOCKED WITH CHOICE CIG-AHS  AND THE FINEST BRANDS OF LIQTJOES.  PROPRIETORS  ZHZOTIEL  EAST  VERNON   STREET,   NEAR   HALL.  THE GRAND  WILL  BE  CONDUCTED   IN  GOOD  STYLE  AND AS  IT FRONTS ON THE OUTLET  IT IS ONE OF THE  BEST SITUATED HOTELS IN NELSON.  THE DINING-ROOM IS NOT  -���������':'���������   SURPASSED  BY THAT OF ANY HOTEL ON THE LAKE  AND THE BAR WILL  ALWAYS   BE   STOCKED   WITH    CHOICE  LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  HANSEN  &   BLOMBERG,  PROPRIETOKS.  .-'  The   Finest Hotel in Toad   Mountain  District."  E SILVER KING  Corner West Baker and Ward Streets.  NELSON, B. ���������.  AHOSMEY,  PROPRIETORS.  The Silver King is a new building and furnished with new  furniture from kitchen to attic.   The table will not  be equalled by any hotel in Nelson.  w.  T-.:-  fr*r,5vii  TT^nr���������"i-l nil, if ���������������> a J  ..t J 8  THE   MINER:    NELSON,   B.   0.,   SATURDAY,   OCTOBEK   10,   1891.  sale Grocer and  Furnishings and Sporting G-oods.  AGENT   FOR  GURNEY  &.  CO.'S  STOVES  AND  HIRAM   WALKER  &  SONS' WHiSKiES.  Corner Vernon and Josephine Streets,  am Street, Eevelstoke, B. 0.  SUSEIItAL  CLAIMS   RK���������4*R3*EB������ ANU   TKA.XSFEUKBU*  AT   NELSON,  TOAD   MOUNTAIN   DISTRICT..  Saturday,.September 12th.���������The Hannah, situate cast of  the Silver Queen on Toad mountain; Harold Selous locator. The Charleston, south of the Empress on Toad mountain; Harold Selous locator. .<���������.'.  Monday, September 14th.���������The Minnie, situate on tlie  south of the Kootenay Bonanza and covering all the vacant,  ground between the Kohinoor and Dtiisy, on Toad '-mountain; John McDonald locator.   Friday, September 18th.���������The Mermaid, situate at the  .junction of the Silver King- and Dandy wagon roads On  Toad mountain ; mrs. T. 13. May locator.  Monday, September 21st.���������The Eclipse, situate on the  east of tlie William Wallace on Cocaine creek 10 miles  northeast from Nelson; Neil McLeod locator.  Tuesday, September 22hd.���������The Payne, situate on the  headwaters of Slocan creek about 25 miles west of Kootenay lake; Eli Carpenter and John Seaton locators.  Wednesday, September 23rd.���������The Yankee Boy, situate  about 1 mile southwest of the Tougbniit on Sandy creek;  James Gray locator. The, RoS.eof Scotland, situate on the  west end of the Yankee Boy; Angus McLean locator. Tlie  Standard, situate about P,- miles southeast of the Whitewater claim on Rover creek; John Sweeney locator.  The Crown, situate on the west side of the Standard ; William Hunter locator.  Thursday, September 24th.���������The Shamrock, situate about  $ of a mile north of the Tough nut On the east bank of Sandy  creek; A. L. Martin, A. JL. McLean, and James M. Gray  locators.  Saturday, September 2(>th.���������The Castlegary, situate on  the east side line uf the Ivanhoeand bounded on the north-  cast by the Silver Queen and on the southeast by the  Edward Mahon locator.    The Roxbury, situate  the Queensberry and parallel with the  Yankee  Toad mountain;   Edward Mahon locator.     The  situate parallel  with and adjoining the   Morn-"  Pacific   oh Morning mountain; Edward Mahon  locator.  Wednesday, September 30th.���������The Monarch, situate on  Cocaine creek, about 10 miles northeast of Nelson; James  Dawson locator. ���������"���������...,;'  Thursday, October 1st.���������The Silver Tip, situate on" the  south side of the Goldendale on Toad mountain; Duncan  McDonald and Edward Watts locators. Tlie Buckingham,  situate on the south side of the Silver Tip; Edward Watts  and Duncan McDonald locators.  - Friday, October 2nd.���������The Money Market, situate on the  east end of the Lulu on Toad mountain ; Michael Kealey  and Joseph Talmeyer locators. The Mary Murphy, situate  between the Newmarket, and Hidden Treasure on Toad  mountain; Michael Kealey and Joseph Talmeyer locators.  The Water Witch, situate on Anderson creek about 3 miles  southeast of Nelson; Isaac Welch locator.  Monday, October 5th.���������The Buckeye, situate south of  the Peterborough, about U miles below the. mouth of 49  creek and 3 miles north of the railroad track; William Hib-  bert locator. The California, situate north of the Peterborough; Frederick Bates locator. The Lottie, situate  south of the Payne, 4miles south of Seaton creek and 10  Ottawa;-  west of  Girl', on',  Weston,  ing and  east"of Slocan lake; William Franklin and Thomas Mc-  Govern locators;    The; Bear, situate south of the Payne;  William. Hennessy,.F.W. Flint, and Charles Olson locators.    The Mountain Chief, on the side of the Payne; William Hennessy and F. W. Flint locators.    The Two Jacks,  situate east of the Mountain  Chief, about 4 miles south of  Seaton creek and 10 east of Slocan lake; John McGuigan  locator.   The Mayflower, situate  on the east of the Two  Jacks; Charles Alson locator.    The Maid of Erin, situate  on the west side of the Payne; J. J. Hennessy locator. The  Reciprocity, situate on the west end of the Maid of Erin;  Thomas McGoyern and William Franklin locators.'7 The  Crown Prince, situate on the cast side of the Bear; Joseph  Fletcher, H. Anderson, and John L. Seaton locators.    The  Slocan   Boy, situate on  the south of the Crown Prince;  Frederick Jar vis locator.   The It. E.Lee, situate about}  mile south of the Slocan Boy; L. Alexander locator.    The  Eagle,situate on the soutii of the R. E. Lee; Price McDonald locator.    The Northern Belle, situate -i mile north of  the R. E. Lee; William Hennessy, J. J. Hennessy, John L.  Seaton,  John  McGruigan, and Frank W.  Flint locators.  The Lone Jack, situate on the west of the Northern Belle;  Jbliti   Martin   and   John Henry  locators.     The Morning  Glory, situate east of the Northern. Belle; John F. Hardy  locator.    The Galena, situate on the east, of the Morning  Glory; W. A. Hendryx and George F. Haiyward locators. ,  The Blue Jay, situate on the east of the Galena; Wjlliani  Hennessy, J. J. Hennessy,  F.   W.  Flint, John McGuigan,  and John L. Seaton locators.    The Maud E, situate at the  southeast corner of the Blue Jay; William Hennessy locator.    The World's Fair, situate on the soutii of the Maud  E; John (McGuigan locator.    The Bonanza King, situate  on the south of the World's Fair; J..J. Hennessy locator.  The Knoxville, situate on the south of the Bonanza King;  John L. Seaton locator.    The Noble Five, situate on the  south of the Knoxville; F. W. Flint locator.    The  Ruby  Silver, situate on the uorth of the Maud E; John Martin  locator.    The Last Chance, adjoining the 'northwest corner  of tlie World's Fair; George F.   Hay ward locator.    The  Montreal, situate between Eagle and 49 creeks, and is an  extension of the Good Time; John H. Scoley locator.    The  Charles Dickens, situate to tlie east of the Sunrise on Toad  mountain; John S. Rohcr locator.    The Dearborn, situate  oil the north side and parallel to the Silver Queen on Toad  mountain; A. S. Reed locator.    The True Love, situate on  the east of the Dearborn;. Michael Wlielan locator.    The  Queensberry, situate on Toad mountain and is an extension  of the Hannah lode; William Lewis and Michael Whelan  locators.    The Eldorado, situate on Morning mountain and  is an extension of the Jessie; William Lewis locator.    The  Irene,   situate   on Morning mountain and is a  westerly  extension of the Blue.Bird; Thomas B. Lewis and W. H.  Hall  locators.   The Lakeview Fraction, situate on  Toad  ��������� mountain and lying between the Lakeview and Ottawa;  A. S. Reed and Thomas B. Lewis locators.   The John Bull,  'situate between.Eagle and 49 creeks 900 feet west from the  Royal Canadian; Charles Drouin locator.  Tuesday, October 6th.���������The Yellow Jacket, situate near  the Columbia river at the old town of Sproat; Allan Mc-  Phec locator. The OK, situate cast of the Sundown about  3 miles south of Nelson; A. R. Case locator. The Silver  Gem. situate, about I mile south of the Sil yer King on Toad  ..mountain-;-Bruce Craddoek locator. The Gold Drop, situate on Toad mountain and being a northwest extension of  the Starlight; Bruce Craddoek locator. The Venture, situate about 2������ miles west of Nelson; Thomas C. Collins and  A. D. Coplen locators.     ���������  Wednesday, October 7th.���������The Cooley, situate on Toad  mountain and adjoins the soutii side* of the Lakeview;  Benjamin rI liomas locator. The William Tell, situate on  Toad mountain and adjoins the south side of the Hidden  Treasure and is bounded on the south by the London and  Yankee Girl; Benjamin 1 homas locator. 1 he Iron Cap,  situate on Cocaine creek about 10 miles northeast of Nelson; John Spragg and Alfred Bunker locators.  BILL& OF;SALE.  Wednesday, September 23rd. ���������A half interest in the  Queensberry, by Nathan E. Lay and John P.. Cook to David  Black and R. D. Ferguson; consideration ������500. The whole  of the Yorkie Joke, by Bruce Craddoek to Edward Mahon :  consideration ������400.  i hursday, September 24th.���������A one-half interest in the  Monitor, by Isaac Holden to Isaiah ritevenson; consideration $200.  Monday, September 25th.���������A half interest in the Last  Chance, by Charles Van Ness to Edward Mahon; consideration $1200.  Thursday/September 30th.���������The whole of the Annie, by  Bruce1 Craddoek to Ha.ro.ld Selous; consideration $600.  -Saturday, October 3rd.���������Agreement of sale for tlie Silver  Spray, by John R. Cook to Joseph W. Young; consideration ������500 cash and $2750 payable as follows: ������500 in 30 days  - and'Jf-2250' in 90 days from date. Agreement of sale for  the Jumbo, by John O'Connors, Thomas Smyrl, and John  C. .Brown to '.Joseph W. Young; consideration $i cash and  |1500 on or before the 3rd of November, 1891.  Tuesday, October 6th.���������A three-quarters interest in the  Lucky Number, by Benjamin H. Lee to Edward Mahon;  consideration &400. Agreement of sale(,for the Apex, by  John Buchanan and Michael Laridriganto E. C. Kilbourne':.  consideration .^100 cash and $1400 before the 3rd day of  April, 1892. '1 he whole of the Jessie, by Charles Mal'le to-  Edward Mahon; consideration $400. 'One-eighth of the  William Wallace, by John Andrews and William Brokaw  to John Oates; consideration $50.- A half interest in the  Last Chance, by Silas Johns to IMward. Mahon; consideration $1200. .���������''���������'.���������.  Wednesday, October 7th.���������The whole of the mineral claim  Mac, by William Y. Clark to George Whiteside; consideration $500. One-third interest in the Lone Jack, by John  Martin to Reuben Reinoehl; consideration $1000.  Friday, October 9th.���������A half interest in the Ollie, by  Nathan E. Lay-to A. H. Kelly; consideration $2500.  POWER  OF  ATTORNEY'.  Friday, September 25th.���������Jefferson Lewis to Charles Van  Ness, to sell his interests in the mineral claims Snowwater,  Columbia, and Nonna, all situate in Toad Mountain,district.  tf'oiupelled  to  Tako a Roundabout Route.  Owing to'tho illness of captain Gore, the Lytton did not  run down to Little Dalles on her trip today.  fe?  *>,V.-5  !rS5C7r''7

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