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 IB  1 ?  S2 #1  fu  I  is  r"  fj'  [v  h\  v>  Only 1'aper  Printed  in  the  fiiuj>tcnny lake Mining Districts.  For Kates  of Subscription and  Advertising  See Fourth  Page.  NUMBER 70.  NELSON,   BKITISH   COLUMBIA,   SATUEDAY,   OCTOBER   24,   1891.  $_ A YEAE  A    PES    PBCTUItK   OF    A   WFLL-KXOW.\    PIOStitiK.  I*  P-  One of... the editors of the Seattle Press-Times  has been put ting in a month op two xlpw.ii along  the "-Columbia river, and his letters to his paper  are quite readable. His latest is-"devoted... to  *'Dutch Pete," the well-known proprietor of the  X^ittle Dalles stopping-place.    He says:  "On the Columbia, instead of the ivy-bound  castles whichBuskin deemed so essential to the  poetic ensemble of nature, one has to safcisfy the  invagination with uhehmcked log cmbins, draped  with the 'skins'-of ������������������'wild animals and surrounded  with the labor and weather-worn tools and the  paraphernalia of the pioneer. 7The river winds  rapidly through a high chain of mountains, topped \vith nr and patched with gojden-tinted  buhchgrass. At iniervals truncateo:,0 cones and  stupendous but res stand out fromithe range and  seem to pose as sentinels of the stream. It is  at the base of one of these latter that Pete Ellis-  ton has laid out his ranch, and combined with  1 he duties of farmer the ..diversions/of- merchant  and hotel keeper. 1 make th is distinction because  Pete's chief...employment is .composed of trusting  prospectors and everybod y of -.Caucasian ext.rae-  tion for wchat he may want in the nature of supplies, and -in.feeding ���������'���������every st ragglef or mendicant tourist-'that may chance along the trail.  Though poor in .worldly goods, considering  what a well-trained Yankee miner would have  done with his opxDortunities, he has a wealth of  good repute 'sufficient to elect him to the highest  office, were his yirt ties known outside of Stevens  county and the gulches of the British Kootenay-.  His ppenhandec!nessHs the subject of everyone's  praise, ond,few: neglect to enjoy it;with ; t hafr  relish which is char-acteristic of men who expect  never to make any commensurate return for  benefits received. He fits,to a nicety the extravagant ideal of Seneca's conception of the  man who is too generous to be distiessed  o ver the refinernents of j ust ice, and too grat e-,  ful to be go< d to hiim'elf. Be ewe i:o ci e,  and is the creditor of everyone. And he never  complains about or defames his debtor's either,  since his pride of judgment woiild be derided by  any harsh reflections on those he once trusted.  "Born and brought up on the Swiss frontier  of Baden, he absorbed from the philosophy of  Helvetius the doctrine of nat ural causes, and acquired from the practice of smuggling a democratic detestation of the 'Prussian government.  He was active in the revolution of '47, and,  sought an asylum in the United States after the  affair at Rastatt. The first money he made was  paid him by the soap manufacturers for oil he  skimmed from the Mississippi after the big St.  Louis fire. He went to California, experienced  indifferent luck in the diggings, and followed  the prospecting'tide into Oregon. Here he collapsed from intermittent fever, and taking an  overdose of an India!) remedy, on the.presumption that one could not absorb too'much of a  good thing, he brought upon himself chronic  rheumatism. The virus was driven into his  nether extremities, paralyzing the nerves, and  finally distorting' them. *.-'A constant sufferer  from physical torture for more than 20 years he  has been.-noted' as-one of the most tireless prospectors and workers, where supplies had to be  packed on the back for hundreds of miles, and  evevy privation and hardship known fo mountain life he has endured without, a whimper.  "Pete is perhaps the most blasphemous old-  timer on the Columbia. He can punctuate a  15-minute speech'with enough '-whip-cracking,  epithets to drive a pack train for a month. He  can reel off a pretty good yarn, too. In his day  he was a fine boatman, and has ofteu shot the  rapids. The distance to Marcus, below The  Dalles, is 20 odd miles. The river is in no place  swifter. Pete launched his catamaran one twilight at The Dalles and before the sun set had  landed at Marcus. He gravely tells this story  to illustrate the rapidity of the current and to  demonstrate his own dexterity with the paddle,  and the correctness of it no mere scientific proof  can disturb.    When I suggested that he should  have kept on to Astoria to see the sun rise twice  on the same day, he asked me in dignity, if 1,  by ������������������^, thought he was telling a ^���������- lie, and  the only way I could avoid a rupture of our  friendship was to apologize for not having been  with him to experience such a novel adventure.  "Pete does not think women are fit to live  with men in the mountains.    They  take small  thing  such  as  cooking  and   dishwashing and  chamber work, too seriously to suit him. : The  only one that ever met his idea of the desirable  helpmeet was lady Harvey, who camped near  the ranch 'one evening on a sketching torn.'.  When he went up to her- fireplace,to pay liis respects, he was surprised to find her eating salmon  out of a can. 'But your ladyship can have some  plates if you wish,'said he! "'Oh, no, I thank  you,' she replied. 'I would have to wash the  plates.' 'Ah,' reflects Pete, inrecounting the  experience, 'there was a woman for you *"  ���������>,���������>  'J������IO.K���������"-   "JLOT"    A1505IT. T3SE    SlLVUSSg    SiBXW.  "The following from the Seattle Press-Times of  the 10th is  a  fair  sample of the "rot" that is  printed about the mines in the Kootenay Lake  . .country:..'  ���������:������������������ o .   :- .  Mr. Dunlavv of Victoria said Inst evening: to a Press-  Times reporter, that, mr..-'Hendricks, the Massachusetts  copper capitalist, had told him that he had offered ������1,250,-  COOfor the Silver King and that, the offer had been refused.  Yet the Silver King never yielded a dollar net profit to its  owners. "The Silver King," said mr. Dunlavy, "is without,  doubt the richest mine o>i the American continent. Hull  brothers, who were the locators and Avho are now part  owners, have a trace of India-������ blood in their veins, and are  willing to let the mine lie idle rather than put forth any  vigorous effort to develop it. There is plenty of ore in  sight, and rich ore, too, but it is in a country where there  are no:concentrators and no facilih'esfor transportation.  "Six months after it was located," oonfi'iucd mr. Dunlavy, "it was bonded for ,f20,000. It is still bonded for that  amount and the interest. So much has been said of it that  it is not necessary for me to give a description of the  greatest mine in "the world. It. is the general opinion  'among-���������mining-men that Hull brothers, could live much  better than their ancestors on the one and a quarter million of cash offered them for their mine, and Would greatly  benefit the country by letting-men get hold of the mine  who can develop it." The Silver King is located on Toad  mountain, Kootenai county, B.C.  In the first place, it is very doubtful if a. cash  offer 'has ever been made for the Silver King,  although it is considered one of the biggest  showmigs for a mine in America. The Farrel-  Hendryx party made an offer for it, but not a  cash offer. The mine -has never been bonded to  anyone, and is not now under bond: Hall  brothers, of the original locators and still co-  owners in the property, are white men, and men,,  too, that deserve every dollar they may g;et from  the'sale of the group of claims of which the  Silver Kine: is the best known. The mine is not  only not idle, but has paid out mnrp inniiey for  development work this summer than any other  mine in British Columbia���������one tunnel alone being in over 600 feet. The Silver Kin.a: isa "great  property, and some day will probably take a  high rank among the big dividend payers.  Diidt ���������reek. Properties to l>c Wcirlseil.  The Sea King company, made up of Wisconsin men, among whom are Himner & Ginzk'ey,  bankers at Alma, intend to develop its 4 claims  on Duck creek, in Gont River district, this  winter. The Sea King claim is the best-known  of the 4, and is-reported to be a good showing  for the work done on it. The trail from Duck  creek to Rykerf's, by way of Jap King's, is said  to be an excellent one.  Hall   Oeek   B&aast.  The Slocan excitement docs not seem to affect  the boys over on Hall creek ; they prefer to work  a sure thing, although there may not be millions  in it. The ground on the creek is rich iti spots,  the boys sometimes making an ounce a day to  the man. Harry McMillan came in this week  and sold 14 ounces to Hume fo Co., the result^of  a few days sluicing by 2 men.  TUE ������1AW\X SMISTBtSHT EXttSTEMEST XOT ABATIXCi.  The excitement over the new finds in the Slocan district is hot on the wane, but rather on  the increase. In the fore part of the week Jack  Evans, Jack Buchanan^ Bill Hunter, Billy McKinnon, and Bill Si ihe 6'x: arrived at. Nelson, having "iua&e the trip in and out by way of Kaslo  City. Jack Evans, who is not only a reliable  man, but a man pretl y well acquainted wit h the  Slocan lake section of the country, says he is  sure the new district is a good mineral one, but  would not advise anyone to gO in now to prospect, for the reason that the snow is too deep to  do so to advantage. ; lie also says Slocan lake  is just such another body of water as Upper Arrow lake, even to having a be >ld prom em ory, or  cape .horn, jutting into it from the east. It is  about 40 miles long and from 3 to 7 in width.  He claims that the pass from the north end of  Slocan lake to t he Upper Arrow lake is a low  one and the distance not more than IS miles.  He also gave it as bis opinion that the ore from  the new 'district would come out by way of Slocan river because of the route being all down  hill. The above-named, parties were 2^ days in  going in from Kaslo City and the. same.length  of time, in coming out. Going in, they left the  north fork of Kaslo creek at a point about a  mile a rid a half above the forks, s t ruck due  west across the mountains, an cl came out on the  Slocan slope at the head of Carpenter creek, ,  which is a short distance south of the Hennessy  camp. Coming out, they took the same route.  Evaiis  and Buchanan  started back ti������day,   in  tend ing to  go  in  the same way  again.  They  would take   Indians along  to pack supplies to  last them 2 or 3 weeks:  During the week 5 Or 6 .parties .started up  Slocan river in boats, anionlc others C. P. B-.  engineer Stewart,' G. B. Nagle, J. E. Walsh," J.  W. Tolson, Arthur Dick, Harry Ward, A. D.  Coplen, Harry Fry, Tom McGovern, the Hill  boys, dr. Arthur, and Bill Franklin. George  Bigelow and J. \V. Young also started for the  new eklorado by wdy of ��������� Arrow'-, lakes. Those  going up Slocan". river took along supplies  enough to last a month. They intended establishing a camp on the lake shore, making it a  base'to prospect, from. Engineer Stewart goes  to. look out the most feasible route in to and out  of the new camp. Besides the above named half  a hundred more started in from1 Ainsworth.  .Explains. BiseJf. ���������  John Houston, Nelson, B. C.: I am in receipt-of yours of the-6th. instant, conveying the  astonishing intelligence that Gilbert Malcom  Sproat is sitting and acting as stipendiary magistrate in your district. I-was-a ware that a person of that name at one time held a commission  as stipendiary magistrate, gold commissioner,  etc, for West Kootenay district, but I am also  aware that in July, 1889, these commissions were  cancelled by order-in-councll. I enclose a clipping from the British Columbia Gazerte of that,  date, showing that mr. Tunstall was appointed  to these positions, vice mr. Sproat, and in view  of the foregoing facts 1 am at a loss to understand bow mr.- Sproat can be acting in any  official capacity now. Thanking you for drawing my attention to the matter, 1 am, yours  t ru 1 y, John R o b i s (>n .  -Provincial secretary's office,  Victoria, October 13th, 1891.  Provincial Secretary's Or kick.  His honor the lieutenant-governor has been pleased to  make the following appointments: /  4th July. 1889.  George Christie Tunstall, esquire, stipendiary magistrate, to be government agent, gold commissioner, assistant commissioner of lands and works, registrar under the  "Marriage Acts," to receive applications for registration  and record under the provisions of the "Land Registry  Acts," and a court of revision and appeal under the "Assessment Act," all for West Kootenay district, and collector of votes for the Farwell polling division of elect-oral  district of Kootenay, vice G. M. Sproat. ���������awM ar sswura ra rawe'  ���������y ^ sstfw r: ir^"-a r- ^������/ ^������f^r---Ji;i������'*-"-a*--  2  THE  Mi^EB:    NELSON,   B.   0.,   SATUEDAY,   OCTOBEB  24,  1891.  IS    DRIJNKENNJBSS'". CUKABIE ?  The cure of the drinking habit is one that has  long received '���������attention- from medical ni en/ many  of them being afflicted with the disease. A  doctor named Keeley, at Hwighf, Illinois, claims  to have found the long-searched-for remedy, and  in the last North American Review John Flavel  Norris, a New York journalist of repute, describes his case and the cure obtained at the  hands of dr. Keeley. The following is an extract from his article:  "For 20 years 1 had been a victim of the disease of drink. It seized me at odd times,usually  the .most inopportune, and in spite of all my  struggles would gain the temporary mastery.  Months of peace might pass, but suddenly the  fever would break loose and run riot in my  veins, and I knew that then it must have its  course. I have as much will power as the next  man, but my will was a straw in the grasp of  this horror. Men who have not felt the clutch  of drink as it sweeps through and possesses the  whole system, have no conception of the agony  of thestruggle which the victim makes.  "It was because I had found ho permanent  benefit from seclusions in an asylum or home,  but rather the contrary, because!fretted against  restraint that' could be of no use to a prodigal  drinker, that I was ready to give a fair trial to  the promise made me by dr. Leslie F. -Keeley- of  D wight, Illinois, that he would guarantee me a  cure for my disease. I told him that for more  than 2 months my life had been oiie of entire  sobriety, and asked him if he would undertake  my cure under these circumstances. He replied  that he "would. It was something of an assur-  a nee fo find that his experience of 30 years as a  medical man, and for 20 years as a specialist in  alcoholism, coincided '-with my experience as a  sufferer. His ideas were common sense. My  own diagnosis told me..that my trouble:was a  disease, and I felt it was an insult to medical  science to suppose for a mo ment that no remedy  could be found for it.  "That -dr. Iveeley is an allopathic physician  made no difference to me, for 1 have none of the  current-'-prejudices about schools of medicine.  He laid down the law that I must follow, the  time that I must stay, and insisted, as lie-does  in all cases, on unqualified obedience while in  his hands. But he gained my confidence, not  only by his diagnosis, but from the fact that he  brushed away from the start the musty, superstitious old cobwebs of bolts, bars, and restraints.  The Keeley institute was,- and''is, only an office  to which patients go for treatment and medicine. There are not even official boarding places.  The patient selects his hotel (there is a -tine new  one there now) or his boarding place according  to his taste and means, and is free to select his  own company and amusements and to occupy  his spare time as he sees fit. When I went to  ''.Dwight.'there were barely 100 patients. When  I left at the end. of 6 weeks there were 240 under  treatment. My comrades 'were lawyers, physicians, editors, merchants, judges, an attorney-  general of one of the iiew states of the west, and  an assorted, lot Of state senators. .Without exception they were the brightest body of men I  ever met, and to say that they could meet and  exchange views .daily, without interference and  restraint, and yet be made the victims of a fraud,  is an insult to commen sense!  "The patient's first visit is paid to the office of  dr. Keeley, where his case is stated, and -where  he receives a hypodermic injection in the upper  arm, and there is given him a bottle of bichloride  of gold mixture, a dose of which is to be taken  every 2 hours while awake. The hypodermic,  called in D.wight the :,''shot,'is the supporting-  medicine, which sustains the frame under treatment. Its preparation, and the form in -which  the bichloride of gold is made up for its special  purpose, are dr. Keeley's secret, and it is manifestly absurd for those not in the secret to criticise it. The t reatment is administered 4 times a  day, at 8 A. M., 12 noon, 5 P. M., and 7:30 P. M.,  and for 3 or I weeks usually, though sometimes  a week or two longer, according to the person til  diagnosis made by the doctor from day to day.  If a new arrival needs whisky, it is given to him  in a bottle, and he can have more until he  loathes it, and he returns his unopened bottle to  the doctor. From this point the work of his  physical reconstruction begins. He finds that  the treatment is not a mere tonic, as some  have supposed.    Sometimes his eyesight is  af-  engine com  OIF   TOBOMTO,   OIISTT^IRXO-  MAJTOiAOTUEEKS OP ALL DESCRIPTIONS OP MAKINE AND STATIONAEY  British ColniiiMa7 Brailcli :   520 Cordova Street,  Vanconver.  :       , 0. P. ST. JOHN", Manager.  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, Dodge wood split-pulleys, oils and lubricants, etc.  Estimates for boilers and engines made on application.   Mail orders receive prompt attention.  > a a 2  U3  18  ET'  &~��������� 8  o  CD  o  CD  i CD  -i���������i  EH  .CD  >  o  o  r-4  O  o  o  a  id  o 3  CD ������  O '   Ul  FT1 ^  CD  ������������������������T  CD  O  CD  EH  <  I     .,]  I" IJ  NO  CO  w  o  0  '02  o  t=J"'  1  -P*  h-3  CD  O  t���������r-"  1���������'  CD   c  SO  CD  02  S' -tc?  o  02  P^'  O  a  c-r  O  O  o  o  l^r1  ������0",  O  CD  ct-  O  bd  U2  O  <  CD  xp  H3  1���������I-  &  a>  CD  er+-  O  CD  O  i-^4  fected, but only for a few days; in some-cases  the memory is temporarily weakened; in "every  case he becomes conscious of a feeling of lassitude and indifference to the outside world, as  the gold searches into the weak parts of his  frame and builds them up into new strength.  Nor is this all. The treatment of Dwight removes such physical ills as are caused directly  by drink. Dr. Keeley?s program promised this,  but I had scarcely been able, to credit it. As a  matter of fact I found myself relieved of 20c  pounds of superfluous flesh, and am the better  for it.  "The physical experience varies in different  cases, hut to each there comes a time at last  when the patient discovers that all weakness  and depression have vanished, and that the fetters of old appetites and habits have fallen away  from him, and he steps out of the darkness of  the wilderness into the full light of day, and  knows that once more he has a man's .strength  to do a man's work among men. * * * No  one who has not been similarly cursed with the  disease of drink can know the joy of the moment  when my cure came to me as a fact. 1 do not  .-believe, I know that I am cured, and am satisfied as to its permanency."  Horn  in  fi<:ieg!an������l��������� and not in. Ireland.  Thomas   Power   O'Comier's   life   of   Charles  Stewart Parneli has just appeared in London.  It bears but few traces of hurried preparation,  yet it is a book of 223 pages and contains a great  deal in a small compass. All previous biographies of Parneli accord to Avondale the honor  of his place of birth. O'Conner says he heard  Parneli'state this was incorrect. He was born  at Brighton. Though intensely Irish in sentiment "O'Connor always regarded Parneli in  physique and character���������in character above all  ���������American. A large part of the book is devoted to recent events. O'Connor says "amongst  his followers were many with a stubborn will  and inflexible resolution, yet all was as clay in  the potter's hands when he choose to exercise  bis power: His subjugation of his race from a  restless forlorn faction into a great, united, and  absolutely obedient whole, was one of the most  remarkable achievements in political leadership  in the historv of mankind."  Post-office Store,. Nelson,  15. ���������.  AND GENTS' PUKinSHIMG- GOODS.  ALSO,  FULL LINES OF  Toilet Articles and Stationery.  BALFOUR, B. C.  Wholesale, Kef ail, and   Commission Merchant,  Dry G-bods and Groceries,  FIVE PER CENT DISCOUNT  will be allowed on all retail CASH purchases, of over |5,  on any line of goods.   Liberal discounts on CASH  wholesale orders.  ������;&K  tf9L���������_  ks lnhMWMMlJWfr'l  UHnMnM*nr"i  I'fi'  THE   MINEB:    NELSON,   B.0M   SATUEDAY,   OOTOBEE  21   1891.  W  it, ���������  I'  fa  DOMINION    VOTERS'  'XIST.  Thefollowing are the names on the Dominion  .voters' list for the Nelson and Ainsworth polling divisions. Some of the names are misspelled,  others are duplicated, and several are of men  who are not British subjects. Judge Walkem  will be- at Nelson on the ,27th to hold a  court of revision, and it is the duty of everv  voter not only to, see that his name is on the  list, but to see that it is spelled correctly; also  to send in the names of any voters not already  on the list and furnish any information that  will aid in^ making the list am^ccTirate one:   '  ". .7'' ::-...���������''��������� NELSON. POLLING ���������DIVISION.  1 Aldous, N. W.      .  2 Allan, Win. G-,  3 Alton, Daniel  4 Anderson, Jas.  5 Andrew, Gavin  6 Angrignpn, P.  7 . Angrignon,'Nestor  S   Arnold, Thos.  9   Arthur, C.E.   e  10 Atherton, Wm.H.  11 Atherton, E. K.  12 Atherton, H. I).  13 Atherton, W. T.  Id   Aylwin, Chas:        o  15 Ayotte, Octave  16 Avon, Jas.  17 Ball, F. W.  18 Barklcy, Jas. H.  19 Barnes, Chas.  20 Barrett,, Alex.  21 Barrett, Thos.  22 c-Barrett, Alex.  23 Barry, A. F.  21   Bcattie, Jas. L.  25 Beaudoin, E.  26 Beck, H. D.  27 'Belaud,- Joseph  ��������� 28   Belislel E.  29 Bell,. Jas.  30 Bell en Joseph  31 Benzie Samuel  32 Berry, Geo.  33 Bigelow, Geo. A.  34.   Blackball, John  35 Brand ell, R. I). '  36 Blythe, John  37 Boisier, Joseph  38 Bond,.S.  39 Bond, Joseph  40 Bower, Joines  ��������� 41   Bradley, John  42 Bradsliaw Joseph  43 Breinner, John  44 Brewer, J. H.  45 Brewer, Fen wick W  46 Brown, Geo. M.  47 Brunton, Samuel  48 Buchanan, G. O.  49 Buchanan, Jas. K.  50 Bull, Walter  51 Burn el Noel  52 Burr, Jas.  53 Burton, Alfred E.  54 Busk, Chas. ,W.  55 Bush by, Geo. G.  ���������56   Callam, Eugene  57 .Cameron, Robert  58 Cameron, Geo. D.    <���������  50   Campbell, John J. ,.  60 Carney, August  61 Carney, .Levi  62 Case, John  03   Chovrier, Andre  64 Chisholm, Alex.  65 Christie, F. G.  66 Clark, James  67 Clemen, Chas.  68 Collins, Thos. A.  69 Colville, Jas.  70 Conklc, R. A.  71 Conklc, J. W.        .  72 Contant, "'.Joseph  73 Corrigan, M/F.  74 Cote. John B.  75 Cottingham, Thos.  76 Couture, Eugene  77 Oouillard, Geo.  78 Crane, Wilmot A.  79 Cross, L. J.  80 Curry Alex.  81 Dainard. Manuel  82 Dalby, Aldrie  83 David, Antoine.  84 Davys,. M. S.  85 Day, Jas.  85   Davison, Jas.  87 Davison, Thos.  88 Dclanev, Jas.  89 Dclancy.. Pat-  SO   Dempster, Thos.  91 Dion, Joseph  92 Dion, Wm.  93 Dorav, Wm.  94 Donel, Wm.  95 Dover, Jacob  96 Downs, Thos.  97 Drake, Geo.  98 Driscoll. Michael  99 Dralet, O.  100 Duchesne, Wm.  101 Duchesne, E. G.  102 Duhamel, J. sr.  103 Duhamel,. J. jr.  104 Duman, John <  105 Duman, John  Dundee, Chas.  Ellis, Geo.  Ellis, E. R.  Ellis, Alex.        7   .  Ewing, Chas.  Faro, Joseph,  Farran, D.  Ferah, Arthur  Feran, Joseph  Fitzstiibbs, Napoleon  Fletcher, F.  Fletcher, Andrew  FJagcr, Wm.  Ford, Frank ,  Foster, H. M.  Fouldsj Jas.  Francis, Geo.      ,  Gibson, Edward  Gibson, John A.  Gibson, T.  Giffin, J. II.  Gilchrist, Duncan  Gilker, Jas. A.  Glover, Wm.'M..  Goldsmid, Frank  Graham, Wm. H.  Gravel, Frank  T-lall, Robert ,  Hall, Geo.  Hamber, C. F. C.  Hamson, Win.  Harvey, E.  Hastings Chas.  Henderson, Geo.  Henderson, D. C.  Hennessy, T. E.  Hill, Wilson      V  Hill, Alfred ;  -,  145" Hodgins, A. E.    .  146 Houston, John  147 Hoover Newlin  148 Hunt, Geo.  149 Hunter, Wm.  150 Hunter, Thos.  151 Hume, J. F.  152 Jackson, W. H.  153 Jackson, John D.  154 Jacques, Joseph >���������  155 Jardine, Thos.  156 Jcffrcc, T. F.  157 Johnson, Axel  158 Healy, Michael  159 Kennedy, James  100   Kennedy, T. A.  161 Kirkup, Wm.  162 Labelle, August  163 Lof ranee, E. N.  164 Landris, Joseph  165 Langrignon, Paliva  166 Langrignon, John  167 Lauzier, M.  168 Latromoile, John B.  169 Lean, Allan  170 Leblance, J. B.  171 Lcblanc, Joseph  172 Leej John  173 Lee, Robert  174 Lemon, R. E.  175 Lewis, Thos. B.  176 Lewis, John  177 Lewis, Chas. L.  ITS   Lindquist, Alex.  179 ��������� Lindsay, Geo. M.  170   Linklater, Geo. R.  1S1   Long, Geo. D.  182 Longhurst, M.  183 Lougheed, Isaac  184, Lowric, Robert T.  -  185   Madden, Hugh  . 186   Madden, Thos.  187 Madden, Anthony  188 Madden, Robert.  189 Malone, John  180 Marks, A. T.  191 Matheison, John II.  192 Maurin, G.  193 May, Thos. B.  194 Melville, J. A.  195 Meldrum, Jas.  196 Michaud, Joseph  197 Miles, John  198 Mills, Thos. A.  199 Moir, Duncan  190 Montpctit, Joseph  201 Moore, John  202 Morin, Antoine  203 Moser, Louis C.  204 Mo watt, James  205 Mowatt, R. J.  206 Murray, Wm. E.  207 McArthur, Robert  208 McArthur, Jas.  209 McCuaig, Donald  210 McCleary, Albert  211  212  213  214  215  216  217  218  219  220  221  <222;  223  224  225  226  227  228  229  230  231  232  233  234  235  236  237  238  239  240  241  242  243  244  245  246  247  248 -������������������  249  250  251  959  253  254  255  256  257  25S  259  260  261  262  263  264  265  McDonald, Hector ^266  McDonald, Daniel 267  McDonald, Alex. 268  McDonald, Alex. v269  McDonald, Jas. 270  McDonald, Jas. 271  McDonald, Archibald     272  McDonald, Laughlin 273  McDoiigall, Hugh 274  McFarlane, Wm. G. 275  McGillivary, Duncan 276  McGillivary, Daniel 277  McGillivary, Angus 278  McGillivary, Duncan J. 279  St. Laurent, Peter  Sanderson, John  Savigny, B. B.  Scooley, John H.  Selous, Harold  Sheran, Harry  Sincocks, Wm.  Skinner, Wm.  Smith, A. G.  Smith, Wm.  Smith, John  7   Sodenburg, C.'A.  NOTARY PUBLIC.  C.  McGo vem, Hugh  McLean, W. C."  McLeod, Neil  McLeod, Neal  McLeary, A.  McMillan, Henry  McMurray, John  Mcpherson, Dan.  Ncelands, IT. G.  Noelands, James  Newby, James  Norris, John G.  Odell, Wm.  O'Hara, Peter  Ouelette, Frank  Parent, Louis M.  Pearsc, T. A.  Perdue, Wm.  Perrv, R. F.  ���������Phillips," J. F.  ���������"Phillips'- W  Pitts, H. H.  Ployart, John  Poirier, Joseph  Poulton, Wm.  Prevost, Frank  Ranch, EJ;-F.Rankin, Geo.  Redpath, Oliver  Reid, Alfred  Richardson, A. F  Riopel, Nelson  Roche, Edmund  Rogers, J. M.  Roberts, 'i hos.  Robinson,'W. J.  Robson, R.  Roy, Samuel  Ryan, Win.  Rykert, Chas.  St. Arnaud, T.  AINSWORTH  Adams, John  Alexander, L.  Anderson, H.  Armstrong, F. P.  Bales, Robt.  Beale, EiW.  280  281  2S2  2S3  284  2S5  286  287  288  289  2D0  291  292  293  294  295  J.  297:  298  299  300  301  302  303  304 .  205  206  207  208,  309  310  311  312  313  3.14  315  316  317  318  319  Soumande-Cote, J. B.  , Sproat, G. M.  Sproat, Thos.  Sproule, C. C.  Squire, F. J.  Starke, Geo.  S te yen son, Isaiah  , Stewart, Alex.'  Styles, A. .  Sf.rathern, Robt.  Sutherland, Robt.  Taylor, Daniel  .Taylor, Chas. E.  Teetzel, W. F.  Thibault, Jos.  Thompson, Wm.  Tinon, Jos.  r.l oJson, John  1 ourville, Max  T roy.er, Chris.  ri unstall,. Geo. C  Turley, James  luruor, James  Van Ness, Chas.  Wallace, Andy  Walsh, John Ji].  ���������Ward.--Thos. M.  Ward, H. H.  Ward, Thos.  Ward,- Robt.  Watson, Ralph  Welch, Isaac B.  Welsh, John  Wells, T. B.  Wells, John B.  Wheeler, R. D.  Whiteside, Geo.  Will, W. R.  Wilson, W...J.  Wilson, Wm.  Winearls, Robt.  Wood, Geo.  ESTATE AND  CONVEYANCING.  ES  jr.  Town lots, lands, and mining claims handled  on commission.    Conveyancing documents drawn up.  Correspondence solicited.  Office:   No. 13 East Baker Street, NELSON, B. G.  H&niber, Thynne, and Henshaw,  Eeal Estate, Mining Brokers,  AND  Insurance Agents.  Water Street,  VANCOUVER.  West Baker Street,  NELSON.  320  321  322  323  324  325  326 Becker^ E. M.  327  32S  329  330  331  332  333  334  335  336  337  OOO  339  340  341  342  343  344  345  346  347  318  .349-  350  351  352  353  354  355  356  357  358  359  360  36 L  362  363  364  365  366  367  Bray, E.  Bremner, D.  Brown, A. E.  Brown, Geo. M.  Bryan, E. A.  Busk, C. W.Cain, Geo. T.  Cameron, Jas.  Cameron, Alfred  Cameron, Alex.  Casley, H.  Cayzer, Thos.  Claney, Chas.  Collison, John  Connop, Chas. C.  Cooper, Wm.  Ouminings, Samuel  Davies, '1. J.  Devlin, Dennis  Devlin, '1 hos.  Duchesne, John  FindJa.y, Arch'd  Findlay, R. G.  Fitch, F. L.  Fletcher, A. M.  Fletcher, J osiah  Flint, J. Vv\  Fortin, Jas.  Franks, F.  Galiop, Rich'd  Gallop,'Win.:'���������'  Gammon, Pat  'Gibson, Win.  Gill, John  Green, team. A.  Green, li. F.  Harrop, Ernest  Heap, Fred  Henry, J. IT. jr.  Hughes, A.  Jardine, A.  POLLING DIVISION.  368 Jarvis, T. W.  .369 Kennie, AVcllmgton  370 Kennie, W.  371 Laird, Geo.  372 Lendruin, Thos. J.  373 Lett, Peter-  374 Lovett, Samuel  375 Montreuil, Eugene  376 Munn, Thos.  277 McDonald, Jas.  37S McDonald, D. K.  379 McGovern, Thos.  380 Mcintosh, Findlay  <���������-��������� 381   Mclntyre, Angus  382 Mclntyre, Duncan  383 McKay, Adam  384 McKean, Grant H.  385 McKenzie, Geo.  386 McKinnon, Angus  387 McLeod, Rod:k,  3S8 McLeod, Alex sr.  389 McLeod, Alex jr.  390 McLeod, Kenneth  391 McLeod, Hugh  392 McMurray, Thos.  3JJ3 McNut, John  394 McNut, John  . 395 Nagle, G. B.  396 Pascoe, Thos.  397 Pascoe, Wm.  398 Proctor. Thos..  399 Retallack, John L.  4.00 Roche, E. B.  401 Sanders, Wm.  402 Sandon, John  403 Saunders, John  404 Shaw, T. G.  405 Sucksmi-th, John  406 Tegart, Edward  407 '1 ho in as, Win.  408 Thomas, Wm.  4-09 Tourigny, Hector  410 Trenerv, Thos.  411 Van Merkirk, C.  4.12   Watson, John  413 Wheten, Chas.  414 Wilson, E. C.  415 Yuill, it. W.  rokers,  Corner IBalicr ami Stanley Streets,  1M3I,S������X,   B5. ���������.  HTVESTMEJSTTS  FOR NON-RESIDENTS A  SPECIALTY.  ItiENTS    C^LILBUCTKD 3&EBSTS    ���������^HslsEtyTEI>  John Houston.  Charles IT. Ink.  Houston & Ink,  BUY AND SELL  Town Lots and  Mineral  Claims,  4������N  ���������OS3SSSSSS<SStf.  Have now for sale 2 of Ihe best hotels in Nelson ; choice  Baker street corner and Vernon street inside lots; lots in  Ainsworth; and mineral claims in Toad Mountain district.  ������Mire  in   Easier  EEnaitJisa^   Kelson,   15. i\  Tier :e  ���������afe Deposit Co.  T2������e E������ea! linn  Still B,ayes.  News has just reached Ottawa that Dan Dunn, the old  foreman of construction of the Canadian Pacific on this  section, had been killed while engaged, in railway construction near the "Soo" on the Michigan side. No particulars  have reached Ottawa except that a quarrel arose between  Dan and a man named Harcourt, in the course of which  the latter shot the former through the heart. Harcourt  has been arrested. Tlie deceased was a native of Nova  Scotia and came to this section of the country when the  Canadian Pacific railway construction boomed up. He  was made walking boss by W. H. Worthington, and foreman of construction by IT. Abbott. He was in charge from  Sudbury to Michipicoten.  The above paragraph is clipped from a Van-  cuver paper of the 14th. Dan Dunn is at work  a few miles west of Nelson straightening out  curves on the crookedest railroad, on earth. He  was in Nelson last Saturday evening, and did  not look anything like a corpse.  nsrEiLSOisr^ IB. o.  Does not transact a banking business.  Receives articles for safe keeping.  London & Lancashire Life Insurance Company,  -IfliJS^WSS^S 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.  emi lESiS i������������������X B&ESTK  Calgary���������The Molsbns Bank.  .Spokane Falls���������The Bank of Spokane Falls.  ������JBS AS. ..'K.'.TAYliOEl, Manager.'  ^   tt   a   a ^^ Han  Physician. Surgeon, and Accoticheur,  Office:' Stanley Street.  Barrister at   Law,   Solicitor,   Notary  Public, Etc.  Office, Victoria street, Kamloops, B. C.  (A.M. Can. Soc. C. E.)  CIVIL ENGINEER AND AE0EITE0T,  TOIiSOtf   mmJMMi     NBiLSON, B. C,  at^aiiaaa^aiMi^^  mmmmmmxmmtiiM 4  THE   MIITEE:    JSTELSOJST,   B.   0.,   SATUEDAY,   OOTOBEE  24,   1891.  '.���������j  The Miner is printed on Saturdays, and will be  mailed to subscribers at the foil owing cash-in-advance  rates: Three months ������1.50, six'month's ������2.50, one year $4.  Contract Advertisements will be inserted at the  rate of ������3 an inch (down tlie column) per month. A  s])eeial rate for advertisements of, over 2 inches.  Transient Advertisements will be inserted for  jo 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.  Birth Notices free if weight of child is given; if,  weight is not given $1 will be charged. Marriage  announcements "will be charged from ������ I 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.'.      ��������� "  .": .���������"��������� ,\.'\.' ": ''  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.  Addrfss all Letters :  'The'.Miner, Nelson, B. G.  .EDltOS^BAIi   KKMAKKg.  " While-on the subject of trails I may briefly mention  that we arc thankful to mr. Fitzstubbs, our gold commissioner, for, his earnest endeavors to cut trails when re-  quired, and. who.sots himself strictly against willful waste  of government money or does not allow himself to be bill-,  lied into countenancing such an outrage and boodle scheme  as the cutting of a trail up the Lardeaux river, when that  money could liave been very usefully em ployed in opening  iiji trails, where they would be of use to the people of the  district, not the bears and other wild animals."  The above is an extract  from a letter to the  Vic f (>r ia, Colo n i st from an an on y mo n s w riter at  Ainsworth.    It is safe to predict that the writer  has had an axe ground  by mr. Fitzstubbs.    No  other person  in  West -Kootenay district could,  truthfiillv state that mr. Fitzstnbbs has taken  any interest in attending to the duties of his  office as gold..commissioner, unless ordering free  miners to uncover in his presence, or forbidding  them  to enter the government offices without  first knocking, or declining to be in any way accommodating when called on for -.'information be  considered attending to the duties of his office.  It is also safe to assume that the writer will not  assert over his own name that tlie cutting of the  Lardeaux  trail  was  either an   "outrage"  or a  '' boodling"  scheme; and   it  is   safe   to   assume  that he cannot mention the name of a single locality   in the district that, is.'now handicapped  through  lack of a trail,  and at the same time  specify the trails mr. Fitzstubbs has had cut,of  his own free will���������unless it be the one up Schroder creek; and it is also safe to assume that the  ������������������writer is one of the class of men, found in all  communities,   who   are   never   content   unless  when stabbing someone in the dark.  The congress of the United Stat es gave the Northern Pacific .-Railway Company the odd sections  in a strip, of hind. 100 miles''wide through Montana  for building its railway. Under the terms of  the grant mineral lands were excluded. The  railroad .company now claims it is entitled to all  the odd-numh^red sections in which minerals  were not ������������������������������������known to exist at. the time the grant  wa s m ad e. T h e pe< >p 1 e o f M out an acontei id that  the title to all lands on. which mineral is discovered, even if the title to the land has passed  from the United States to the railroad company  and from the .railroad company to other purchasers, must revert to the United States and  the land be alone subject to location under the  minnig- la ws. Tw<> years ago a case son 1 ewhat  similar was decided by the privy council of  ���������Great Britain. To aid in building the Canadian  Pacific railway, the province of British Colum bia  granted the Dominion of Canada a belt of land  40 miles wide along the line of the railway in the  province. For a wonder, this belt of land was  not turned over to the syndicate who took  the road off the Dominion government's hands,  and the land still belongs to the Dominion.  Much of it is mineral land. For a time  prospectors,   to   acquire   title   to   claims,   had  to make locations under both the provincial  arid. Dominion mining laws, which were at wide  variance, the provincial government all the time  contending that the province in granting the  land to the Dominion had not parted with ownership in the minerals, or precious metals, and  finally'-.carried a ease to the privy council as the  court of last resort. The privy council sus-  tai n ed the pro vi nee, decidin g th at o w n ership of  the precious metals does not pass with a sale of  land, and that such ownership can only be acquired by discovery. There is the whole question in a nutshell. The Northern Pacific is entitled to the,surface rights of the odd-numbered  sections within its grant, but it is not entitled  to the minerals, or precious metals, that may  ."'afterwards be discovered oa the land.      ,  An   Ottawa   merchant   who   receives   remittances  by express  from  all "parts of  the  Dominion complains that one-fonrth of the money  so  received  is  American   bills  and  silver, and  claims that he is inuch the loser thereby.    Here  in British Columbia American bills and silver  are taken at par at all business houses, banks,  and government offices.    No questionsare asked  and  no  loss accrues to anyone.    Why cannot  the same sensible policy be pursued in eastern  Canada, and in  the adjacent states as  regards  the   money   of   the   two   countries: ". The  bills  issued     by    Canadian     chartered     banks,    although      not    endorsed    by     the     Dominion,  are  considered   as   safe   almost   as   the    bills  issued  by   the   national   banks  of the   United  States.     The silver  coins  of   Canada,  and  the  silver coins of the  United  States should  pass  current in both countries, as t hey contain a like  amount of silver.    No good reasons -can be given  for exact ing the enormous discounts of ten exacted from travelers by sharks in the two countries.    Express companies do not" charge'more  than 1 per cent for carrying money from one  trade center to another, and in no part of Canada or the United States should banks charge  above 2 per cent for exchanging Canadian money  for United States -'.money,   or   vice   versa,   yet.  travelers are of ten compelled to pay a discount  of 20  per cent on silver and almost as much on  bills. _____  "Does if cost a steamboat company more to  haul ISO tons of freight on a barge than 50 tons  on a steamboat?" is a question the lake country  business men are asking each other now that the-  Mara line has raised the rate on all the through  freight it handles between Revelstoke and Robson. Merchants at Nelson had goods shipped  from Winnipeg, with rhe freight prepaid to Nelson, yet on its arrival at Nelson back charges of  from .$60 to $80 a car had to be paid 'before the  goods would be delivered. The steamboat people give as a reason for the raise that the stage of  ���������water.in'the Columbia, will not permit them U)  load'their steamboat and that the freight has to  be towed down on a barge. Bub the steamboat  .people-must admit that the barge carries fully 0  times as much as'is usually put on the boat, and  that they are at little additional expense in running the barge'. It conies all the harder0 on our  merchants,, because the raise is made without  notice and at a. time when they are getting in  their winter (6 months) supplies. Perhaps the  steamboat company 'will not always have a  "cinch" on the business of the lake country.  L  can be obtained for small amounts, loaned on short time  and well secured. Apply to HOUSTON1 & INK, real  estate and mine brokers, Miner building, Nelson.  W. J.  WILSON.  W. PERDUE.  PROPRIETORS  OF  .AT.  NELSON AND AIFSWOETH.  Will contract to supply mining companies and steamboats  with fresh meats, and deliver same at any mine or  landing- in the .Kootenay Lake country-  ���������'':' ������������������--.;  ,-   ���������-..��������� AT NELSON, ������������������.''/"  'where saddle and. pack animals can always be hired., and  \ teams obtained for job teaming.  .MAKE : GOKTR^GTS      ;  with merchants for hauling freight to or from  railroad  depot and steamboat wharf.  NELSON OEFICE AND  MARKET,  PROPRIETOR OF THE  _p __ oiisriE] :e :e,  AND  'Corner'KlHff and  Ward Streets,  NELSON, B.C. ../  Will undertake any work or contract in which pack animals or teams can be used.   Will furnish  SADDLE AND PACK ANIMALS  --    ���������      -. ' .    . f  to parties who wish to examine mines and claims  in Toad Mountain district.  WILL  'COrTTEACT  TO  CAEEY  PASSEITOEES  and baggage to and from hotels ; also, freight  to and from steamboat wharves and  railway depots.  CONTRACT TO GRADE LOTS.IN  NELSON/  Stove  ami C������nlw������o<i for Sale.  Will contract for the erection of stores, hotels,' dwellings,  bridges, etc., and guarantee work finished on time.  SEASONED   ILTTjDvSIBIEie,  always on hand for store fittings, desks, tables, etc.  Undertaking attended to.  Shop: Cor. Baker and Josephine Sts.  THE    COLUMBIA    &   KOOTENAY    STEA8VI  COMPANY,   LIMITED.  THE STEAMER  m(  will leave Revelstoke for Robson on Monday at daylight,  and Robson for Little Dalles on Wednesday;  returning to Revelstoke on Thursday.  WM  F. ii. ClIKISTBE, Agent,.  ItEViEIiSTOBtlS, R. C. 1  i *'!  |t|  ���������  !  THE  MDfEfi.:    NELSON,  S.   0.,   SATUEDAY,   OCTOBEE  24,   1891.  I Dealers in Dry G-oods, firoceries, 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 inspect Goods  ,." * and comtsare Prices. .���������..,��������� ;������������������.'.  ain Street, EE?ELSTGEE,  U ��������� -��������� ���������    '    '������������������        ��������� ' ��������� '    .������������������-������������������  h.   :"~~      ~ ������������������   ,- ;     ~    :    -~~"~���������   ~~-~   :   ;   :      :   ~  If ���������'--REPORT -THE-- COBINTRY-'A-  MUSTEK'S    PA ISA BBSS;!.  9 arid 11 East Vernon Street, NELSON.  In the fore part of this month a party of liutiters registered at a well-known Nelson hotel. It  was given out by the proprietor that a couple of  Italian princes were in the party, and the board-"-  >ers  at that hostelry during  the   party's  stay  ^magmed themselves just a few notches higher  Vm /ttte social  scale than   their  associates who  boarded at less favored hotels.    The landlord's  report was bat half true.    There was but one  Italian in the party, and while not a prince of  mWnl   blood, he   is  of a fain11 v that take hieh  rank   in  Italy ��������� his father   being syndaco,   or  mayor, of the city of Rome.    "Prince" Tea no,  as he was called by the landlord, came to British  ���������"���������:;fs;i'oiti.ai:b;ia in Augustlast, having for companions  'Nlf Daito'n, an old hunter and guide of Clark's  .Fork, Montana, and. Freclerick Schiebler, a Grer-  mah,  who is a noted lion  hunter.    The party  killed bear on Duncan river, mountain sheep on  the Lardeaux, goat on the headwaters of Kaslo  creek, 'deer on Slocan lake, and report the mountainous country traveled through a.-great one  for big game and a sort of paradise for hunters  fond of sport.'   On the trip they ran out of -pro-..  visions and had to live for, a week on goat steaks  washed down ..with water from a glacier.    One  of the party had a hug with a, silver tip bear,  but fame out of the tussel none the worse except for a, few'scratches and bruises.    They had  a line collection of skins.     The party disbanded  at Nelson, the "prince" and mr. Schiebler going:  direct to San Francisco, thence to Europe.  ^  .SIbowM Have. Keen Invented  So������iaea*.  A correspondent writes to a paper at. Augusta,  Georgia, "that saddest thing I saw in a journey  to the west was the old-fashioned rail fence in  Pennsylvania, Ohio, eastern Indiana and southern Michigan. Plow cruel of fate not to permit  the wire fence to be invented 200 years before it  was. Probably enough labor and timber have  been wasted in the building of the old "worm"-  fences in the past to pay off 50 national debts  l.-i.��������� ovn-s#    it makes one almost weep to think of  like  the backs that have been broken, of the hands  worn out, the energies sapped, the boys kept  from school���������in felling trees, splitting logs, driving posts, laying rails for those thousands of  miles of rail fence! When a western farmer  wants a fence now he buys a few posts and a lot  of barbed wire. Three men can put up half a  mile of fence in a day. A rod of fence costs complete���������labor, posts and all���������50 cents. A mile of  fence costs $160. If the farmer had plenty of  growing timber of his own he could not hire a  man to cut the "lengths" alone for that money,  to say nothing of splitting the raiIs."  How it Feels  to be Tarred and   Feathered.  A man who has "been there" tells a reporter:  "People who read of tarring and feathering by  White Caps and others know that the punishment is a very unpleasant one, but few imagine  how terribly painful and dangerous it is. In  Wyoming I once saw a man who had been tarred and feathered, and, although he fully deserved the discipline, I could not help pitying  him.     Hardened   tar  is very hard  to  remove  from the skin, and when feathers are added  it forms a kind of cement that sticks closer  than a brother. As soon as the tar sets the  victim's sufferings begin. It contracts as it  cools, and every one of the little veins on  the body are pulled, causing the most exquisite- agony. The perspiration is entirely  stopped, and unless the tar is removed death is  certain to ensue. .-...'But the removal is no easy  task, and requires several days. The tar cannot  be softened by the application of heat, and must  be peeled off bit by bit,' sweet oil being used to  make the process less painful. The irritation to  the skin is very great, as the hairs cannot be  disengaged, but must be pulled out or cut off,  No man can. be cleaned of tar in a single day, as  the pain of the .operation-would be too excruciating for endurance, and until this is done he  has to suffer from a pain like that of ten thousand pin pricks. Numbers of men have died  under the torture, and none,/ who have gone  through it: regard tarring and feathering as anything but a most fearful infliction."  CHOICE TOILET AETICLES  'and  PATENT MEDICINES    AT    '  TOTS- I1  Corner Stanley and  -SliEffT Streets.  A Specially Fine Assortment of Flavoring Essences  I3NT   STOO^Z-  ���������        JL   e  DEALERS IN  CHEMICALS,  PATENT MEDICINES,  TOSLET ARTICLES, ETC.  WHOLESALE     DEALERS     IN    CIGARS.      BtAYfllONI*  SEWISJC    MACHINES   IN   STOCK.  Cor. East Baker and Ward Streets.  George C. Hunt  J. Dover  Josephine Street,  Nelson, B.C. ���������  Manufacturing Jewelers  for the Trade.:  DEALERS  IH'-i  DIAMONDS  SILYEBWABE  JEWELRY  "jTI  AND  ALL FINE WATCHES  Carel'iiIBy   BSeinaared   atid . Satisfaction   <f������jsaraiatcc������8,  and-All Orders'.by Mail fiVomntly Amended  to.  No. 1 Houston & Ink Building, Josephine Street.  Branch Store at Donald, B. 0.  &������  NELSON, B. C.  arc now settled in  their new store, No. 2 Houston & Ink  building, and have on display a full range of  Plain and Fancy "Worsted Suitings and Scotch and  Irish Tweeds and Serges.  UPIROIOIES TO SUIT THE TIH^EIES  ��������� "V I O H. I n_T     TEACHE JR^  NELSON,   B. ���������.  Music furnished for dances, parties, and receptions.   Leave  orders with Gilker & Wells, Postoffice store. THE  MINEB,:    NELSON,  B.   0.,   SATUEDAY,   OCTOBEK 24,  1891.  COULBN*T    MAKE    A.   TRADE."  m>-  9 i Is  l|';|:  ir   i| ���������  ft ;">���������  i '���������-  K ��������� '��������� ������ /  ���������s: t:  Chicago Tribune: "How much dp you ask  for this basket of peaches?" said a man who  entered a South Water street orchard yesterday  afternoon.  "Only 50 cents," answered the horticulturist  in charge.  "Only 50 cents?" echoed the caller. "Do you  call that cheap?" c 7  "Yes, sir; for peaches of that quality.    They  are sweet,  ripe, juicy,  and  free  from bruises..  You won't find a better peach in this market,  and I'm betting money on it."  ''They are ch eaper thail that in Delavvare."  "But this isn't Delaware, my friend. Take a  good look at those peaches. No; you needn't  tear a whole in the gauze. Here's an opening  in the side of the basket. You can see for yourself. .'They're:spun_d;'as.a dollar, best freestones,  good all the way down, and if this wasn't a big  year for peaches that basket Would cost you a  dollar and a;cfuarter."  "No cheaper, I veckon, if I should take a half  dozen baskets?"  "I might shade 'eni for you a little, but it's  just as I tell you. There isn't a better peach In  the market any'where today than these, and-  "Take 45 cents for this basket?"  '' Wei 1���������yes."said thedealer, after a moment's  hesitation.    "But-���������-"  5J  "Six of 'em for������$2.40?"  "I oughn't to come down  a cent on 'em. but if  'em for $2.50."  you want 6 I'll let you have  "Malieit$2.40."  "Can't doit."  :: ..-���������',.  "Two forty-live, then."  '     "All right." 7 ,  The caller whipped a book out from under his  ' his coat, opened it and'began talking rapidly:  "Here's a little work I'm introducing in this  neighborhood; It's called 'The Housekeeper's  Friend.' It tells you how to get up a party, how  to make a bed, fly a kite, get rid of cockroaches,  cure warts, corns, and ingrowing toenails, how  to enter a drawing-room, paint.on glass, liven d  crockery ware, dress a chicken, cook a"���������������������������  "Thunderation! What do I want of"������������������  "Cook a lobstei*, take care of a canary, bring  your children up to obey you, clean spots out of  carpets, tell inushrooms from toadstools, what  kind of books you ought to read"   "See here! I don't"���������  "And I'm offering this book for exactly $2.45.  It's worth $10 of any man's money, but I'm selling it at a low price to introduce it. At $2.45 it  will just pay for these peaches, and"������������������  "1'don't want it at all, sir!"  "Look it over, you'll find its all I claim for it.  What is a miserable half dozen baskets of  peaches compared with a book that shows you  liow to approach a cow when you want to milk  her,.-and gives you directions about cultivating  your mind" -  "I. tell you I don't want your book!" .  "H������vy"  10 cents for a boxful of  ay  "I wouldn't give you  such books."  ���������"������������������  "You wouldn't?"  "No, sir!" ���������-.-���������.:  "Who's asking you to give 10 cents for a boxful of them? I came in here, sir, like a man to  negdtiate a trade with you. You ha vegi ven me  your lowest price for 6 baskets of peaches and  I've given you my lowest cash .price, for a; book  worth a hundred baskets. I have ������������������offered, sir, to  make an even trade.    And you refuse!"  "Yes, and if you don't get out of here"������������������  "I'm going, .sir!" said tlie caller in the severe,  dignified tone of a man administering a deserved  reproof to an impudent hired man. "A person,  sir, -'who doesn't care enough about learning how  to dress properly, take care of pigeons, acquire  an easy grace of .mariner, cook eggplant and detect counterfeit money, and who doesn't believe  in the grand principle of reciprocity in.commercial transactions is not worthy of the name of an  American citizen. That is all, sir! Good afternoon."  The  Press and  Public Men.  General Boynton, who since the close of the  American civil Avar has been the regular Washington correspondent of a leading Cincinnati  daily, has certainly had a good opportunity to  size" up. public men, and his close connection  with men who conduct newspapers makes him  qualified  to speak  ihtelligen tly of them.    In a  recent number of the Century he says: /  "Is the press immaculate?   By no means.   Do  all connected with it appreciate the grave responsibilities which their limitless facilities for  reaching the public should impose upon them ?  Again  the answer  mu st   be an  em piratic  n o.  Have public men no reasonable grounds of complaint? Undoubtedly they have. But the sweeping- judgment which  too  many of them  pass  upon the representatives of the'press as a body  has in it the same elements of unfairness and  injustice   as   exist in   the   wide   opinion   that  public men as a class are corrupt.      With   the  latter the exact opposite is true.   Asa class they  are honest-    So with journalists���������as a class they  are careful and conscientious.     The erroneous  judgments of public men and of members of the  press spring from, the same cause; namely, visiting the shortcomings of the few".upon the many.  In   the one  case the fact that party men, as .a  rule,  unite  to  shield those detected   in wrong  creates a general opinion thatthe class is corrupt.  In. the other the fact that there is too much tol- ,  e ration by the press of its libelers and sensation-  mongers givies, excuse to piiblic men for their ���������  sweeping charges,   in a word, tlie most effective,  foes of the press are those of its own household.  It   is  fully able to  deal  successfully  with  ail  others it should  be  abundantly able to  crush  these." . ' ���������'.  Jeanette Mining Company (Foreign). '  Registered the 28th day of September, ,1891.  CERTIFICATE  OF REGISTRATION.  This is to certify that 1 have this clay registered the Jeanette Mining Company (Foreign) under the Companies Act,  Part IV, Registration of Foreign companies, and the Companies Ace Amendment Act, 18S0. r;  The objects, for wliich the company is-established are:  To explore,-mine,,mill, buy, sell, lease, bond, and to do any  other iiecessary work for tlie development of .mines which  the company now owns or may hereafter acquire.  The amount of tlie capital stock of the said company is  five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) divided into ii ve  hundred thousand..shaves (500,000) at, the par value of $1 per  share, fully paid up and'non-assessable.  The term of existence of the said company is 50 years.  The place of business of the said company is located at  Ainsworth, province of British Columbia.  In testimony whereof .1 have hereto set my  y'';���������������������������^���������������������������-, hand and affixed my seal of office, this  f \        28th day.of September, 1891, at the city of.  L. S.    >       Victoria, in the province of British Col-  .    j        umbia. G. J. LEGGATT,  Registrar of j oi n t stock com pan ies.  NOTICE.  ^U=^  The close season for trout of all kinds in British Columbia  is from October 15th to March loth.  MICHAEL PHILLIPPS, fishery officer.  .  Fort Steele, October 1st, 1891.  NOTICE.   -^Tr __-���������������=>���������^s-'v--���������ri ^ iIT1/f=L-���������-^,*���������^ ������  ^j^S^  A session of the countv court will be held at Nelson on  Tuesday, October 27th, 1891.        T. H. GIFFIN, registrar.  Nelson, October 12th, 1891.  R.  E. Lemon  sua  British Columbia,  County Court of Kootenay, V ��������� .    vs.        .  Hoklen at Nelson, 5th October, 1891. J Nelson Riopelle.  The defendant is notified that a default summons, herein,  for $167.85 was issued 3rd August .1891, but was not served  owing to defendant's absence, and that substituted service  is ordered by his honor judge Crease, by this notice in the  Spokane Review, and that the defendant is called upon to  appear to the said summons within 14 days from the date  of this publication, and that in default thereof, judgment  may be signed against him.       ,  A. G. SMITH, of Nelson, B. C��������� plaintiff's solicitor.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that I am the owner of an undivided one-sixth interest in the mineral claims Washington  and I C, situate in the Slocan district and recorded at Nelson in the names of William Lynch and M. Kinney. All  persons are hereby warned against purchasing the interest  in said claims recorded in the name of M. Kinney, pending  litigation. W. E. MURRAY.  Ainsworth, B. C, October 17th, 1891.  WARNING   NOTICE!  All parties are hereby warned against purchasing'any  furniture or other goods from Charles Aylwin, or his agents,  the said furniture and goods were formerly in the Tecum -  sch house on Josephine" street, Nelson, and are now in the  McDonald building, Nelson, as we, the undersigned, have  claims against said furniture and other goods, and have  instituted suit to recover same.  WILSON & PERDUE,  GEORGE A. BIGELOW.  Nelson, 13.-C., October 16th, 1891.   APPLICATION   FOR   WATER   RIGHT.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after date, I intend to  apply to the 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  the natural course of the creek southeasterly to the west  line of my preemption, thence across 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.    7   . ���������     ..-  LAND   NOTICES; "  Notice is hereby given that CO days after date I intend to  apply to the chief enmmissioner of lands and works for  permission to purchase the following tract of land: Commencing at a stake marked A. McG. S. W. about half  a mile south'of Carpenter creek on Slocan lake, thence  north SO chains, thence east 40 chains, thence south H)  chains, theticc folio wing" the meanderings of the lake to  point of-commencement; containing 320 acres more or less.  ANGUS McGILLIVRAY.  Ainsworth, 13. C, October 17th, 1891. :.������������������ ���������.  Notice is hereby given that (50 days after date I intend to  apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for  permission to purchase the following tract of land situate  in West" Kobteimy district:. Commencing1 at a post marked  ".J E S" and "SE" about one .mile north from the head of  Crawford"-Bay and one-half mile east of the;-'large creek  that empties into said bay, thence north 80 chains, thence  west 40 chains, thence soutii 80 chains, thence east 40 chains  tojnitialpost^ containing1 320,acres more or less_  Balfour; B. C, Octoberr13th, 1891.  J-TOTSTARK.  Notice is hereby given that GO days after date I intend tt>  ' make':.application to the chief commissioner of lands ami  ;Works for permission to purchase the following described  tract of land, situate iii West Kootenay district and described as follows: Commencing at a post niarked J.KV  N. E. corner, 20 chains north of the center of the forks .of  Kaslo creek, thence west 40 chains, thence south 40 chain>.  tlience east 40 chains, thence nortlv to the point of com-  niencement; containing 160 acres more Or less.  '���������- '���������'���������������������������..'���������'*       ;   JQHNKEBN.  aslo City, Kootc!-ay Lake, B. C, October 1st, 1891.  Kn  Notice is hereby given that 60 days after date we intend  to apply-to'the chief conimissibncr of lands and works for  permission to purchase the following described tract of  land: Commencing at "a post marked '"W and W," on the  north sliore Kaslo bay''^Kootenay lake,13. C, thence running west 40 chains, thence noi'th 40 chains^ thence east 60  chains more or less to lake shore, thence following lake  shore to initial post; containing- 200 acres more or less.  A. J. WHALEN.  J. A. WHITTIER.  .    Ainsworth, B. C, September 28th, 1S91.  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 described tract of  land': Commencing at a postmarked "S L S W," being on  the eastern boundary of J. W. Cockle's preemption and  situate on the northern shore of Crawford bay, Kootenay  lake, thence east along kike shore 20 chains, thence north  80 chains, thence west 20 chains, thence south 80 chains to  place of coihmenceniciit; containing 160 acres more or less.  W. P. SLOAN,  7Balfour, B. C, October 13th, 1891.     GEORGE LAIRD.  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: Com-  mencing at a post niarked 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 the lake to the initial post; containing 320  7   JOHN L. RETALLACK.  August 16th, 1891.  acres more or  Ainsworth, B: G:  Notice is hereby given that 60 dayrs 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 on the north side of  Schroder creek, Kootenay lake, thence northwesterly along  lake shore 20 chains, thence south 20 chains, thence west 20  chains, thence soutii 40 chains, thence east to lake shore,  thence following lake shore to point of commencement.  - .   -JVC. HOOKER,  GEORGE G.BUSHBY.  Ainsworth, B.C, August ISth, 1891^  ���������  APPLSCATldMS   FOR   GROWN   GRANTS.  Notice is hereby given that J. C. Rykert, Charles. Olson,  and Frank Cole, have filed 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 from 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  tiled 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 me within 60 days from date of  publication. N. FITZSTUBBS, gold commissioner.  Nelson, B. C, August 29th, 1891.   Notice is hereby given that John Robertson, as agent for  Edward Dcmpsie, 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 davs from date of publication.  N. FITZSTUBBS, gold commissioner.  Nelson, B. C, October 3rd, 1891.  Noticeis hereby given that J. C. Rykert, for himself and  others, has filed the 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.  _f.V *���������������.*��������� ..Jit  jTiw_'--ii,:<\V,'s;  V t ���������Si"&i*.4  'is?    'ifo-tyr ' J  . -3W.V'!__^^  *t THE   MISBR:    JJELSON,   B.   0.,   SATUEDAY,   0CT0BEE  24,   1891.  Cor. Baker and Ward Sts.  NELSON, B. C.  H.   &   T.   MADDEN  Proprietors.  The Madden is Centrally Located,  with a frontage  towards Kootenay river, and is newly  furnished throughout.  c  T ZE3I ____      T _A. IB X, IE  is 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.  EXPENSIVE   HEATIIEXS.  Once upon a time���������last year we believe it was  ���������a religious convention.- was held at Saratoga,  New Y rk.    Among the delegates was a. brother  who, besides being skillful in  prayer, was not  uninformed in mathaihaties.    He had learned to  cipher���������not only to sigh for uiansioiis  beyond  the skies, but  to  cipher out with a lead pencil  how much things cost.    He was, moreover*, exceedingly fluent, of speech.    During\the discussion about foreign missions he got up and spoke  right out in meeting.    He said excitedly that he  had ciphered it out, and it cost $6,000,000 in hard  cash for every damned heathen that was converted.    Then suddenly renvembering where he  was and whom addressing, he revised  his  remarks to read  ''every blessed heathen," whereupon the ecumenical council drew a long breath  and felt very much relieved, although some of  the members have n6t yet-'quit giggling whei 1-  ever".- the  subject of   the   heathen   question   is  brought up.    Six millions for one heathen does  seem to be a little steep, even to a. journalist who  is accustomed to deal with large sums. There are  a great  many good .'-people, who would  rather  take the $6,000,000 themselves, put it .where it  would do the most good and then allow Satan to  overt act "of the other���������a blow���������war can never  come. Emperor William may be regarded,  therefore, as a man of peace if he holds the  sentiments attributed to him in this reported  conversation.       ;  Corner West, Vernon and Stanley Streets, NELSON, B. C.  ONLY TWO-STOEY HOTEL IN NELSON.  "cuss."  St.   Paul,   in   one  Vernon Street, near Josephine,  NELSOX, K. ���������.  carry  off  the   black     .  of   his   literary  efforts  to   the   Roihans.   says:  "Ye  were  bought  with  a great price," but it  would, have  made Ms 'eyes, protrude like  the  optics of a sand crab to learn that it would cost  six millions to loosen the grip of Satan  on an  ordinary Feejee islander.    For the price paid for  one unsavory South Sea islander a, great deal of  good might be accomplished right here at home,  and much real suffering be relieved.   We do not  think that the white heathen should be ignored  merely because  he  is   white  and lives  in this  country.  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.  PROPRIETOR.  THE HOTEL OVERLOOKS THE KOOTENAY  its guests thus obtaining splendid views  of both mountain and river.  THE   ROOMS  THE   TABLE  are comfortable in size and       is  acknowledged   the  best  newly furnished. -, in the mountains.  rm  1 BA^  ._E_V  is stocked with the best liquors and cigars procurable.  No whiskies sold except Hiram Walker & Sons'  celebrated brands.  Iffow to Pour ISotJlert Beer.-  At dinner, not long ago, a party of Pittsburg  gentlemen were   sitting  at   table   with   Hugo  Blanck, the noted chemist of that Pennsylvania  city,  and  they  noticed   that he  exercised the  greatest care in pouring ovit a- glass of beer.    He-  tilted the bottle gently and slowly, so that the  liquid passed from the bottle to the glass without the  least disturbance,  and when  the glass  was full it had no collar of froth at all.  "I could have understood your case," said one,  "if you had been drinking Bass's ale or Guin-  ness's stout, that go on a rampage if not gingerly  handled, but I confess I can't see why you bother  so much about a glass of lager."  Mr. Blanck cast a kindly look of compassion  upon the critic and said:   ilI thought every beer  drinker knew that it should be poured so as to  avoid froth.   Surely such a simple yet important  fact is generally known.    No?   I'm astonished.  Why, if you pour out lager beer headlong into  a glass, allowing foam to fill half the measure,  you lose the best ingredient in the beer, the invigorating,    lively   tonic ���������carbonic   acid   gas.  Pour the beer slowly and so," and mr, Blanck  illustrated his meaning by holding   bottle and  glass inclined together, "and you retain the carbonic acid gas in  the beer.    In  the old country  in ore fatten t ion   to this  essen t ial  precau t ion is  THE SAMPLE-ROOM IS STOCKED WITH CHOICE CIGARS  AND THE FINEST BRANDS OF LIQUORS.  JAS. DAWSON B.  PROPRIETORS  ''The   Finest Hotel in Toad   Mountain  District."  Corner West Baker and Ward Streets,  ".JVELSOY,  B5. ���������.  JOHNSON   -&.;:MAHONEY,  PRO PR I"E T O R S.  The Silver King is a new building and furnished with new  furniture from kitchen to attic.    The table will not  he equalled by any hotel in Nelson.  paid, but  thought  every  one knew about it  East. Baker. Street, ��������� Nelson,  Is one of the best hotels in Toad Mountain district,  and is the headquarters for prospectors and  working1 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.  MAItOXE   ������fc   TBEGIff-MJS PKOI'KHETOKS  TRASS,,   B."C.  TOPPING & HANNA  Proprietors  Ciood Table.";  CJooel Beds ; Myas-Close Uquors.  here, even if they overlooked its-importance.  .There  Is no  Fear  of a Speefly  War.  That is an interesting discussion reported in  the London Standard respecting  the  policy of  forcing a conflict upon  a nation  known   to be  preparing for. war.    Emperor William  of Germany is represented as   saying that he would  not begin  war if conscious that, by delaying it  he could secure a single year, nay a single mon th,  of peace.    The responsibility is so g-reat that he  will not, according to this report, strike the first,  blow.    When other monarchs feel the same way  peace  will be  pretty well assured.    In private  life  fights  are avoided on  the same principle.  Two men quarrel; they are quite ready to come  to blows, but neither wants  to assume the responsibility of beginning, and so they part.    It  is a fact that the man who begins the conflict  usually has the advantage, at least at the outset,  but he must also shoulder the responsibility for  what may follow.    As between nations, that responsibility is very great; but if each awaits an  Furniture and Pianos!  Jas. McDonald & Go.  IV el sou'. Jiud  __<'V<?!si������I{<v  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.       J  They arc also agents for  Evans Pianos and Doherty Organs.  NELSON"   STOKE :  IVo. 4 BSousion ������fc ffnfi _Sii_ItfIin<_;. Josephine Slrert.  The Kootenay Smelting and Trading  Syndicate, Limited, of Eevelstoke, J3..C.  arc prepared to sample and purchase  all kinds of  Prices and all information furnished on application  J. CAMPBELL, manager.  ^'"^"^'X'Vl* ���������JJJm '^1^7^^r_-\Sv^^ 7_nr-;","7T?"=r���������v:-.-^-r^r^-sFryr-TT ���������rr^r^mrj^T-^--r^v^mr^r��������� ��������������� ���������,r^~_   B  Jit.**  *_. ffCT^tty  8  THE  MINEJi:    tfELSOtf,  B.  0.,  SATUEDAY,   OCTOBEB 24,  1891,  Grocer and  nor  Sporting  er,  AGENT FOR GURNEY & GO/8 STOVES AND HIRAM WALKER & SONS' WHSSKIES.  Corner Vernon  h ���������  iiosep  .. ' ��������� <      -���������.   -'       ���������'���������.���������'- ���������  Main Street, Eevelstoke, B. G.  MISKKAL CLAIMS  11I_C<>I_I>I__������-AND   TI_AIVSF������KKG2������  AT  NELSON,  TOAD '.MOUNTAIN-  DISTRICT.  Saturday, October 10th.���������The Silver Fort, situate on the  sou t h west, side of Toad moun tain and joins the south side  line of the Buckingham ; Duncan McDonald"locator.  Monday, October 12th.���������The Elephant, situate on the  east bank of 49 creek, 2 miles above government trail, being  a south extension of the May and Jennie; P. W. Morrison  locator. The Iron Chief, situate about -f of a mile north of  the Silver King on Toad mountain ; John R: Cook locator.  Tuesday, October 13th.���������TheTry Me, situate about % of a  mile west of the Silver King on Toad mountain, being a  west extension of the Last Chance; William Lewis and  Michael Whalen locators. The Cora Bell, situate on north  side of west fork of Hall creek, about li' miles south of the  Grizzly Bear on Toad mountain; David Black and R. D.  Ferguson locators.  Wednesday, October 14th.'���������The Stockholm, situate on  east fork of Salmon river, about 1_ miles east of the Grizzly  Bear on Toad mountain.  Thursday, October loth.���������The Mayflower, situate opposite the mouth of 49 creek and about 2i miles back from  Kootenay river, being a northwest extension of the Crown  Point; R. J. Mowat locator. The Slocan Star, situate in  Slocan district, about 2 miles.south of the Bonanza King-  and World's Fair claims; John Sandon locator. The Slocan King, situate in Slocan district, being an easterly extension of the Slocan Star; Bruce White locator. The  Jennie, situate in Slocan district, joining the north side  line of the Slocan Star; Charles Chambers���������-&', Bruce White  $, Joseph Fletcher ���������������, T. T. McLeod i, John Sandon i,  Ephraim Toolson i, and W.'W. Spraguc' &��������� locators'. The  Saddie. situate in Slocan district, being an easterly extension of the Great Western ; T. T. McLeod, Joseph Fletcher,  John Sandon, and Charles Chambers locators. The Silversmith, sitiiate in Slocan district, being the westerly extension of the Slocan Star; Charles Chambers locator. The  Chicago, situate in Slocan district, being on the west side  of the Knoxville; Thomas McGovern, Ephraim Toolson,  Charles Chambers locators. The Emma, situate in Slocan  district, being the 'easterly extension of the Slocan King;  Ephraim Toolson locator. The Jessie, situate in Slocan  district, and running'south from the north end stake of  the Noble Five; John Sandon ������, Brnce White j, Joseph  Fletcher ������, Ephraim Toolson -���������, T. T. McLeod ^Charles  Chambers J, W. -W. Spraguc  locators.  Tlie Ajax, situate  in Slocan district, being -\ mile west of the Bonanza King;  J. J. Hennessy locator. 1 he Crown Point, situate in Slocan district, being a southerly extension of the Ajax; E. E.  Fletcher locator/ The Lucetta, situate in Slocan district,  and joins the east side line of the World's Fair; E. E.  Fletcher locator. The Treasure Vault, situate in Slocan  district, being- the south extension of the Last Chance; E.  ���������E. Fletcher locator. The Snowstorm, situate in Slocan  district, and joins the Slocan Boy on the southeast; W. H.  Franklin .locator. The Great Western, situate in Slocan  district, and joins the Lone Jack on the north; Thomas  McGovern locator. The Cleopatra, situate on Toad mountain, and'joins the south side line of the California; Edward Mahon locator. The Mark Anthony, situate on Toad  mountain, and running in a southerly direction from the  east end stake of the Cleopatra; W. Gesner Allan locator.  Friday,  October Kith.��������� The, Augusta, situate  on  Toad  mountain, about ������ mile west of the Dandy, being a westerly  extension of the Louisa; Thomas B. Lewis and Harold  Selous locators. The Gladys, situate on Toad mountain  about ������������������������ mile west of the Dandy, being a westerly extension  of the Augusta; W. H." Hall locator. The Ida May, situate  on Toad mountain, about _��������� mile west of the Dandy, and  joins the south side line of the Augusta; W. H. Hall  locator.  Saturday, October 7th.���������The Washington, situate in  Slocan district, about H miles cast of Seaton creek; William Lynch and "M. Kinney locators. The I C, situate in  Slocan district, and joins the east side line of the Washington; William Lynch and M.Kinney locators. The Carbonate King, situate in Slocan district, being a southerly  extension of the Washington; Thomas J. Lendrum and J.  M. Adrian locators.  Monday, October 19th.��������� The Hawkeye, situate on west  side of Sandy creek, peing the westerly extension of the  Silver Spray; P. W. Morrison locator. The Stormount,  situate in Slocan district, being the northerly extension of  the Washington; A. D. McGillivray and James McNeill  locators. Ihe Sullivan, situate between Eagle and 49  creeks, being the southerly extension of the Muldoon;  George H. Keefer locator. The Mcndota, situate 3 miles  soutii of Nelson, being the westerly extension of the Sundown; James Mack locator.  Tuesday, October 20th.���������The pride of the Hills, situate 10  miles nort'.hcast of Nelson, and lies about 500 feet southwest  from the William Wallace; Robert McTaggart locator.  The Morning Star, situate 10 miles northeast of Nelson,  and lies about 900 feet east from the William Wallace;  Edwin Sullivan locator. The Evening Star, situate about  10 miles southeast of Nelson; G. O. Buchanan locator. The  Lulu, situate about 10 miles northeast of Nelson; Conrad  Bill locator.  Wednesday, October 21st.��������� The Antoine, siiuate in Slocan  district; John Thompson locator.  Thursday, October 22nd.���������The Surprise, situate on Iron  mountain 2i miles back of Yuill's ranch; Arthur Good-  enough and Bruce^rjukho^^  -' SMALL   CHUNK.   OF   iVEWS.  The boys who worked on the Columbia & Kootenay jerkwater railway had a soft snap as compared with those now  at work on the Great Northern, just across the line "in  Idaho. John M. Gillis writes a friend in Nelson, warning  him not to go to the Great Northern, for the reason that  waxes are only $2 a day, board $7'"a week, and deductions  of $4 for poll tax, and $1 a month for hospital fees.  LAND   NOTICE.  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 folio wing described land, situate  on Seaton creek, about 10 miles east from Slocan lake;  Commencing at a post on the right bank of said creek  at.the mouth .-of Carbonate gulch, thence north 40 chains,  thence east SO chains, thence.south 40 chains, thence west  following down the bank of said creek to place of commencement; containing 320 acres.  w. f. Mcculloch,  THOMAS MCGOVERN,  Slocan, October Ctli, 1891.      CHARLES CHAMBERS.  E. J.^010^^^^  Contractors and Builders,  SEASONED   LUMBER  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.  ;~~ NOTICE.  By virtue of warrant of execution issued out of the  "county court of West Kootenay, at the suit of the Da vis-  Say ward Sawmill Company of Pilot Bay, for the sum of  $345.24 and costs of execution, against William A. Flager of  Nelson, I have seized the property of the said William A.  Flager as follows, viz: l  The steamboat Idaho, together with all fixtures, fittings,  and appliances appurtenant thereto; all of which I shall  sell by public auction at the Nelson house, Nelson, B. C,  on Monday, the 2nd day of November, 1891, at 11 o'clock A.  M., unless the amount, with all further costs, charges,  sheriff's fees, poundage, etc., is sooner paid.  W. "GESNER ALLAN, deputy sheriff.  Nelson, B. C, October 23rd, 1891.  '    '���������'.  ������������������������������������' .  '���������    '- NOTICE. ~~~~  By virtue of warrant of execution issued out of the  county court of West Kootenay, at the suit of Wilson &  Perdue, butchers, of Nelson'for the sum of $172 and costs of  execution, against William A. Flager of Nelson, I have  seized the property of the said William A. Flager as follows, viz:  The steamboat Idaho, together with all fixtures, fittings,  and appliances appurtenant thereto; all of which 1 shall  sell by public auction at the Nelson house, Nelson, B. C,  on Monday, tlie 2nd day of November, 1SJ1, at 11 o'clock A.  M��������� unless the amount, with all further costs, charges,  sheriff's fees, poundage, etc., is sooner paid.  W.  GESNER ALLAN, deputy sheriff.  Nelson, B. C., October 23rd, 1891.  ~~ NOTICE.  By virtue of a warrant of execution issued out of the  county court of West Kootenay, at- the suit of Robert E.  Lemon of Nelson, against William A. Flager of Nelson, for  the sum of $211.95"and costs of execution, I have seized the  property of the said William A. Flager as follows, viz:  The steamboat Idaho, together with all fixtures, fittings,  and appliances appurtenant thereto; all of which I shall  sell by public auction at the Nelson house, Nelson, B. C,  on Monday, the 2nd day of November, 1891, at 11 o'clock, A.  M., unless the amount, with all further costs, charges,  sheriff's fees, poundage, etc., is sooner paid.  W. GESNER ALLAN, deputy sheriff.  Nelson, B. C, October 23rd, 1891.  ������3  'U  VS_i,  -si  -\ .iimuM**  V-     -a  ,' W;T._*,;  * '���������.^lyj^.^^y  .^,',���������i',''���������<.������������������  m^���������^^^


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