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The Miner Oct 22, 1892

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 \ I  ) J  i  / ."*?������������������  ,,������.  Tlie ftlin.es in  "Kootenay are Among  the Riciicst in  America.  Tlie Ores are  High-Grade in Gold,  Silver, Copper,  and JLeiid.  tfUMBEE 120.  NELSON,   EEITISH   COLUMBIA,   SATUEDAY,,, 00T0BEE   22,   1892.  U A YEAE.  THE   COURT   IN   NELSOxV.  The county court opened its autumn session  1 on Tuesday with over 100 cases on the tile to dispose of.   Many of these were suits for the recovery of debt, and had not much interest for any  except the parties concerned.  TUESDAY S  COURT.  Bob Wixon's appeal against the stipendiary  magistrate's decision which sent him up for 3  months for obstructing the police in the discharge of their duty during a row in Madden's  saloon on the 30th of June, was the first case  that drew a good house. The line of the  defence was that there was a crowd in the  saloon, surging and swaying about, that the  light was bad and that a constable in plain  clothes might easily have been obstructed unintentionally. But the evidence of constables  Myles and Graham was explicit, and the previous sentence was confirmed. The court then  adjourned for lunch. After lunch the judge  read mr. Fitzstubbs a homily on the subject of  bar-room rows. He said that a saloon-keeper  could always stop such rows if he wanted to,  either by refusing to supply more drink to  noisy persons, or, if a row began, by getting  the rest of the men present to assist him in putting the combatants out. And the proper  course for the authorities was to file a complaint against the saloon-keeper, which, if rows  were frequent, would result in his license being  taken away. If a saloon-keeper could not  keep his house free from such disturbances he  was unfit to have a license. He did not mean  that in this particular case mr. Madden was at  all to blame. He was only looking at the matter from a general standpoint.  The'case of Shaw v. Smith was then called.  This was a mining suit, and was heard before a  large crowd of prospectors who had come down  from Slocan to attend the sittings of the court.  It appeared from the evidence that Shaw had,  during August, found the stakes of the Mountain  Chief mineral claim, and seeing that the  inscription was somewhat defaced, jumped the  claim;   and then   brought   ae suit to dispossess  Smith.    Mr.   Justice   Walkem,   in  a  long and  exhaustive ruling, gave the case for the defend-,  ant, with costs.    The decision and the remarks  which accompanied it were received with  prolonged applause, which the court was powerless  to subdue.    In  his  ruling mr justice   Walkem  said there were two  clauses  in   the act   which  bore upon the case, the one which declared that  in all disputes priority of record should govern,  and the one that gave the conditions of a valid  record.    So   far as  the record  was concerned  Smith had  undoubtedly  the priority, and the  nine points of law, which  possession  involved  were in his favor.    The question then remained  whether or not his record was valid.    He pointed out that he could not take the evidence as to  the condition of the  notice  on  the  post  from  men who were not on the ground till 3 months  after the record was made.    If men had to depend on the stability of a notice on a post, they  had to depend on a frail title  indeed,   to  their  claims.    But on the other  hand  he could   not  refuse the testimony of independent witnesses  as to w7hat had been on.the post, on, and immediately after, the 13th of May, when  the  claim  was first staked, especially when he found it in  accordance with the recorded discription of the  claim. If then the notice, as to which testimony  had been given, was in accordance with the act,  Smith's title to the claim wTas good.  The justice  found that it was so in accordance.    Prospectors, in the matter of stakes, he said,   were not  to be restricted by feet and inches.    The object  of the staking a claim was to give notice that  the land was occupied, and if the spirit of the  law had been complied with, the claim wTould be  upheld.    If men who jumped claims on technical grounds expected the supreme court, or any  judge  of  the supreme  court,   to  uphold   their  contention they were  very far  mistaken.    He  condemned Shaw's action in jumping the claim  as  unneighborly,  and  said  that such conduct  had been despised in Cariboo and was unworthy  of a mining community. The decision has restored confidence to the great mass of prospectors and mining men interested in Slocan, and  an enthusiastic crowd determined to charter  the brass band and serenade mr. justice Walkem. Fortunately the brass band could not be  found, so he was spared this infliction.  WEDNESDAY'S,  COURT.  The suit Lynch v. McGuigan was reached in  afternoon. It appeared from the evidence that  mr. Lynch had bonded a claim, the Ruby Silver,  for $75,000, without seeing it; he took the precaution, however, to get an undertaking from  the defendants that there was a vein 300 feet  long by 7 feet wide exposed on the claim. Two  or 3 hours were agreeably spent in examining  and cross-examining mr. Chandler (who, we  are glad to see, is restored to health) as to argentiferous galena mines in China and South  Africa.    The court then adjourned.  THURSDAY'S   COURT.  The hearing of Lynch v. McGuigan was continued. The evidence on both sides clearly  showed that no vein 300 feet long by 7 wide wTas  exposed, and judgment was given for the plaintiff with costs. The case was extremely simple.  The only thing about it that passes the under-,  standing of the ordinary observer was how such  a clause was ever inserted in a bond by practical  men. It is quite certain that messrs. McGuigan  and Martin never dreamt that they were  guaranteeing a state of things which was  probably never known to exist on any mining  claim since the world began, and really left it at  the option of the purchaser to take the mine or  demand his money back and leave it.  The suit brought by one Shea for the ejectment of Hughes, Porter & Hughes from the  Best mineral claim came on for hearing at 3  o'clock. Procedure had been taken by filing an  adverse claim under oath with the mining recorder. Mr. Bowes raised a preliminary objection to the adverse claim on the ground that  the affidavit was not a proper instrument, and  if it had been, did not follow out the provisions  of the statute. His objection was sustained  and the plaintiff nonsuited with costs.  This concluded all the mining business before  the court.  WSJLIi   SHIP  TONS   M   WAY   OF   KASJLO.  WARDNER CAN'T WAIT.  The Freddie Lee mine will ship a thousand,  if possible 2000, tons of ore this winter by way  of Kaslo. Jim Wardner has thrown the Nakusp route overboard. His animals will be  shipped from Nakusp to Kaslo as soon as possible, and he has made large investments in Kaslo  real estate. A force of men is now at work  building a sleigh road to the Freddie Lee from  the end of the Kaslo wagon road.  To Pay tne I*>eM on tlie Kearting Room.  Nelson's  first bazaar was held on  Thursday  evening last, under the auspices of the Church  of England ladies' guild.    The ladies have been  working hard for some time past and fully  deserve the magnificent success which they  have achieved. The 2 stalls were crowded with  such articles as one usually sees at such affairs.  The more useful of these���������hand-knitted socks,  for instance���������were sold very quickly, and before  10 p. m, there was hardly an article unsold.  Many of the more valuable things were raffled,  and no difficulty was experienced in disposing  of all the chances which the value of the article  would permit. About 40 people made excellent  meals off the meat tea which was spread on a  table running the length of the room. During  the evening music was provided in order to  soothe the savage beast who had invested in  raffles and had failed to get the prize. The  amount taken is between $190 and $200, which  amounts, we believe, exceeds the expectations  of the most sanguine members of the ladies'  guild.  MIXING   NOTES.  Mr. Davenport of the Poorman has climbed  into Slocan to some purpose, having bonded 7  claims, which he will proceed to develop.  The Spokane Review has it, and the Hennessy  boys do not deny the soft impeachment, that  the Ruby Silver has been sold to mr. Russell  and other Spokane parties for $25,000 cash.  Meantime the claim has been attached until the  judgment in Lynch v. McGuigan is satisfied.  Messrs. Per ry, Gray & Davys are bringing out  a map of the Slocan country, which ought to be  of great service to prospectors and mining men.  Mr. Perry has been surveying in that district  all summer and has had opportunities of arriving at the general typography of the country.  The tunnel on the Lizzie C is now in 250 feet.  Indications show that the ledge must be close at  hand. With the Nelson So Fort Sheppard railway running a short distance below it the  facilities for working this claim will be so great  that it must become a producing mine in a very  short time.  The Boulder has been sold. This is one of the  most remarkable phenomena ever known in  any mining country. It weighs, according' to  engineers' estimate, 122 tons, and is solid high  grade galena through and through. Those who  have seen it say that the face of if, which is all  scarred with pick marks showing . the pure  galena under the tarnished surface, is a very  pretty sight.  Great success is attending messrs. Chadbourne  & Jowett in the development work they are doing on the Great Western. They were successful in finding the lead at a depth of 90 feet and  since they struck it, it has widened out to 16  inches of solid ore running away up. A cabin  will be put up and supplies packed in for all  winter's work.  It appears that not only are the record offices  at Ainsworth and New Denver not provided  with safes, but at New Denver the necessary  books even have not yet been provided. This is  disgraceful. Any loss occasioned by fire or  mistakes from want of proper materials will be  heavily visited on government officials who are  so blind to their duty as not to provide safeguards for the titles of so much valuable property. Suppose it should be to the interest of  some dishonest scoundrel to have the records  destroyed. Wood buildings are easily burned.  Another question is whether mining recorders  should be allowed to hold certificates as free  miners and acquire interests in mining claims.  Prospectors had better take mr. justice WTal-  kem's interpretation of the Mineral act with a  grain of salt. It is all right to be down on  jumping. The man who is not should be turned  out of the country. But if prospectors interpret the judge's words to mean that in their location notices and records they can be as careless as they please, they are likely to get badly  fooled.  At the same time mr. Walkem's remarks and  decisions have had this good effect. They have  shown that it will always be a hard matter in  this country to dispossess a bona fide prior locator.  Violent exception must be taken to the remarks of the judge in deciding the Shaw v.  Hughes case. Mr. Walkem practically said,  while non-suiting the plaintiff on a preliminary  objection, that it was another case of jumping,  and that he ruled it out of court with satisfaction on that account. Mr. Walkem must know  that the prior locator, may, in certain cases, be  the real jumper, if, for instance, he has staked a  wild-cat, staked it improperly, and someone  else has found mineral on it, and very rightly  taken advantage of the faulty staking to secure  his own discovery. And he must also know  that for a. judge to prejudge the merits of a  case, on which he has not heard both sides is, to  put it mildly, irregular. Very possibly his remark would have been justified in this case, but  he did not know it, and till he did, he should  have maintained a discreet silence, and nonsuited the plaintiff without comment.  *fr^^^ :^^- ?^ ^^^:^. ^^^--^^i:^^, A:^i- .:^^V^>^ ^^i  l"l3    '���������-*���������-���������      * ^atwiVirra ���������J.^tufa^  sS*X-&2i.Wiilattiw*  "-At1*" ��������� '*r ii^PHw^^fcrfw^^miih.jnan^-^^ii,-^^������  V, -\  ,lt������7:';  iilp-7  Isgsj'^:'������������������������������������'.'���������  IwK>Ki. ��������� ���������  pi-  St'--  is������7.;-  Wm ���������-'������������������������������������'.  he-  i  i  isr-Ba:--:-'-..  ������: ���������������������������������������������'  m[E  StS4 ���������/-:���������  ������77  Hi-  few* ������������������'������������������'  Mi  PI  lis  I'll  si  M-  n  i J .v*  II  p  Kfr.  55  1  THE MDTEB:   NELSON,  t  0.,  SATUEDAY,  00T0BEB  22,  1892.  This  Xj^idtid   iDiEiE^^iECTjycEiDTa?,   DSTEXjSonsr.  Company now Offers  Lots on Easy  for Sale a Number of Choice Business or Residential  s.77Jt^ate;;;  FOE BARTIOIJLAES APPLY  TONER, LAND  COMmSSIOltfM ^  JOHN JOHNSON,  Proprietor.  Improvements now  Completed.  All   Rooms   Refitted and Furnished.  House unequalled for comfort and elegance  by any in the city.  Finest wines, Liquors and Cigars in the Market at the Bar  THE DINING  BOOM   IS   UNDER  THE   SUPERVISION   -  EXPERIENCED   CHEF      ..���������'.<  . - .    ���������, O"  The Smelting Establishment for the Nelson Division of West Eootenay  For information as to town lots, apply to   ���������  W.   M.NiEWTON   Resident Agent.  AND  T~%  Comer Blufflf and Ward Streets,  NELSON, B. O.  Special Attention to Miners.  Rooms First-Class. Rates Moderate  (Notary Pubhc.) ;  ining and Eeal Estate  Auctioneer and Commission Agent,  ; ������������������ REPRESENTING ���������  The Confederation Life Association, the Phoenix Fire  Insurance Company, and -the Provident Fund Accident  Society; also the Sandy Croft Foundry Company, near  Chester, England, makers of all kinds of mining machinery, air compressors, rock breakers, stamps. etc7  No.   1," JOSEPHINE  STKEET,   NELSON, B. 0.  Will undertake any work or contract in which pack  mals or teams can be used.  am-  WILL   CONTENTTO  OAEEY PASSENGERS  and baggage to and from hotels; also, freight  to and from steamboat wharves and  railway depots.  CONTRACT TO GRADE LOTS IN NELSON.  Stove aud Cordwood for Sale.  KOOTEIAY HOTEL  Vernon Street, near Josephine/opposite wharf,  NEISON, B��������� c.  Lots for Sale in  a  AXEL JOHNSON,  PROPRIETOR.  THE HOTEL OVERLOOKS THE KOOTENAY  its guests thus obtaining splendid views  of both mountain and river.  Adjoining the government townsite of Nelson  AT $125 AND UPWAEDS  With a rebate for buildings erected.   The best residential  property in Nelson, values sure to increase.   Apply  W. A. Jowett, agent for Nelson and district,  or Innes & Richards, Vancouver, B.C.  W. A.  JOWETT,  Mining & Eeal Estate Brokers, Auctioneers & Commission Agents.  JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON, B.C.  NELSON  Livery & Feed Stable,  WILLIAM' WILSON,  PROPRIETOR.  HAY AND  GRAIN FOR SALE;  Omnibus and carriages to and from all trains and steamboat wharves. Saddle and pack animals for hire. Freight  hauled and all kinds of job teaming attended to.  Stable on Baker Street.   Office with Wilson & Perdue.  THE  ROOMS  THE  TABLE  (Of Swansea and Wigan.)  are comfortable in size and      is acknowledged  the best  newly furnished. in fche mountains.  Analytical Chemists and Assayers,  Baker street, Nelson, B. C.  NEW BED-ROOMS.  BAR JUST ADDED.  TIKIS  IB^IR,  is stocked with all brands of liquors and  Mr. P. C.  STOESS, Nelson, will receive samples from  Kootenay Lake District.  cigars.  tJ  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson at 6:30 a. m., daily,  (Sunday excepted) calling at Ainsworth, Pilot  Bay and Balfour.  RETURNING  Leaves Nelson at 1 p. ra., calling at way ports.  Furniture and Pianos!  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   STORE :  No. 4 Houston ������& Ink Building, Josephine Street.  HAS ON DISPLAY A PULL RANGE OP  Plain and Pancy Worsted Suitings and Scotch and  Irish Tweeds and Serges.  Spring goods now on hand.  PBIOES TO SUIT THE TIDIES  Physician, Surgeon, and Accoucheur,.  Telephone io. Office:   Stanley and Victoria Streets.  XOOTEtfAY  LODGE,  ffo. 16,  I. 0. 0. P.  Meets every Monday night at 8 o'clock in Hume's Hall,  Vernon St. Visiting members cordially invited to attend.  G. W. Aldous, N. G., Wm. Hodson, Recording Secretary.  I  m  k*.  ft-mr-v ���������  tr-������ !������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������,���������������������������i- ��������� vr- '/^^"1^,^"'   *     ">- 'V TTT���������"   ��������� ��������� ���������������������������m���������~"^f������������������" ���������t-rr-"���������"T.**��������� ,T~-l7----.r"Tj ��������������������������� r*ty,--vT:"T "rf-" ���������;������������������������������������ ;,j-*rr���������������������������?������������������������" *n ������������������-������������������ ������������������T'i ui -^���������i <t ������������������ ������������������f������Hi-<"T7T-T" "������������������������ "WS���������i���������-n���������   ��������� '   . , .       "-rTpnrT-  ������    ra   *���������   *^*p ^,  I     ���������  :*'"���������>*;������*.���������. ''iK^^^aA^ ^U _.^^'\i.4^A7 -V '/l;r-MT'^^' -\Ve V?. * l.--r -V.?' ^.^ V.''.'\^!'-*   ' '.v.'-.K*-,-V;*. .h i :A   *'',w:r'^v * r ��������������������������� 4>.^^***V. -f>^^-'^v   ���������/- jr^;"lJ ^.r-'-.V-* .. o-VW-^l THE MHJEE:    KELSON,  B.   0.,  SATUEDAY,  OOTOBEK   22,  1892.  THE   INT^TTTZe^A-Ii   STXUPieX/^"  lE^OIZESTT  The above townsite has two never failing  streams of pure mountain water running  through it, affording sufficient  water power  FOR   CONCENTRATING   WORKS  and city purposes.  THE G  HOTEL  Is beautifully located near the centre of the  Principal Mines.  -Joining the-  IS NEARLY   COMPLETED,  And will be Ready to receive guests by the  20th of this month.  E ON THE SOUTH,  Only 350 feet from the Famous  SILVER    KING    M  And only 1200 feet from the  BUSINESS and RESIDENCE  LOTS  ARE NOW ON THE MARKET  AT  ���������PRICES  RANGING   FROM   SIOO   TO   $200.  i  c ,   Terms���������One-third cash, one-third 6 months,  and the balance 1 year, after which prices will  be greatly advanced.  For further particulars enquire of   A. H. KELLY, General Agent, found at the office of F. M. MoLEOD, NELSON, or GRAND VIEW  HOTEL, FREDERICTON.  To Miners and Prospectors  it  MY NEW  ?5  Expressly built for the Kootenay Country, is admirably  adapted for the use of miners and prospectors.   It  is light in weight and shoots either ball  or shot equally well. ������  My ANNUAL CATALOGUE   is just out and will be  mailed to any address on application.  My Stock is Very Large and Complete.  Charles E. Tisdall,  GhTX^HVEAIKIIKIIR,.,    "V^3^0O"Cr^vr:E:R.  Hunt & Dover,  JEWELERS   AND    WATCHMAKERS.  Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians of London ;  Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.  Corner Silica and Ward Streets, Nelson.  Telephone 40.  (A. M. Can. Soc. C. E.)  CIVIL ENGIEEEE AEV AEGHITE0T,  Victoria St., Next I>oor lo BSotcl Phair, Melson, K. ���������5.  ���������* BLUE RXD&E HOUSE  Ten miles from Kaslo on the trail to Slocan mines.  First  Glass  Accommodations for Travelers.    Best  Brands of Liquors and Cigars.  PRICES   MODERATE.  McDonald Bros.  Proprietors.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 60 days from date I intend to  apply for a crown grant to the mineral claim known as  the Minnie, situate to the south of the Kootenay Bonanza  claim, Toad Mountain. Copies of the field notes and plat  can be seen at the government agent's office, Nelson.  August 29, 1892. JOHN McDONALD.  We have in stock a car of rattan and willow goods, just  received. JAS. McDONALD  & CO.  KASLO     NOTES.  The>first issue of the Kaslo Examiner will appear on the 20th instant.  Jim Brennand at latest accounts is steadily  getting better, and there is every reason to believe that he is on a, fair way to recovery.  Building operations are proceeding briskly on  all sides and the town looks much more as if the  season were just about to open, than as if winter  were close upon us.  The town is building up i very rapidly. No  fewer than 11 buildings are now in course of  construction, 3 on Front street, and the remainder residences,   3  of   them  of  very large  Size."  "...v; ,  ���������     :'.������������������    ' ���������;..������������������:  Everybody here is delighted to learn that the  attempted jumping of the Best has so signally  failed, and we trust this example will give in-  tendingeinvestors increased confidence in the  security of mining titles.  About 8 tons of ore from the Dardanelles are  now awaiting shipment. The owners are offering to bet that any piece of ore picked out will  assay as high as $500. This seems a pretty rash  offer, but nobody has taken it up yet.  Mr. Davenport was in town last week. It is  currently reported that he is negotiating a large  deal with the owners of the Dardanelles. That  property, according to all accounts, is looking  in great shape. There are 18 inches of solid ore  uncovered for a distance of some hundreds of  feet averaging 5 or 600 ounces of silver to the  ton. It seems a laughable statement to make,  but it is a fact.  The sincere sympathy of the whole town is  with nfriXand mrs. Coy, who lost their youngest  child afte%a short illness on Sunday labt. The  funeral, tlie first in Kaslo, took place on Tuesday, and was very numerously attended. The  service was read in the church by mr. Smith of  Ainsworth, and afterwards the mournful procession followed the little coffin to the place  selected for the cemetery, a pretty spot about  three-quarters of a mile from town, and close  to the wagon road.  Jim Wardner came to town on Monday to  negotiate about bringing 1 he ore from the Freddie Lee this way. He offered to build a sleigh  road from the mouth of Cody creek to the  lakes, to connect with the wagon road, by  January 1st, if the citizens of Kaslo would subscribe $1650 to help build it. The money was  forthcoming in a couple of hours, and mr.  Wardner has guaranteed to haul out 500 tons of  ore to Kaslo by April 1st, 1893. He is trying to  let a contract for 1500 tons. Having arranged  this satisfactorily, mr. Wardner proceeded to  buy up all the lots the townsite company still  held on the north side of the creek; these  amounted to 68 in number. He also purchased  3 lots on Front street from private parties, and  rented a large piece of ground on the south  bank of the creek from George Kane to build a  corral on. He also sent an order for $7200  worth of feed for his stock.  nelson S  -DEALERS  IN-  ' B raSH I  AND  (v  Highest Gash Prices Paid for Furs.  BAKER STREET,  NELSON, B. C.  _A.:rsr:D  ALL KINDS OF GROCERIES, CANNED GOODS AND  MINERS' SUPPLIES KEPT IN STOCK.  JAMS   AND   JELLIES   A  SPECIALTY  Large stock just arrived.  ALDOUS   BROTHEKS,   ZE>:R,OS.  TY  J  THESE   FINE . LOTS,  Of Sizes and Prices to Suit all Buyers, Will be Sold by Auction  by W. A. JOWETT, Auctioneer, at  EZASLO    OITX,    B.O-,  ON  Tuesday, the 25th October, 1892.  Special Steamer Excursions on Monday and Tuesday.  Bed  Bock  Prices,   and  9  and   18   Months   Time  HOTEL,   IKI-A-SHiO.  Finest Accommodations in the Lake Country.   Elegant  table.   Best of Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.  ARCHIE  FiiKTCISEBt, Proprietor and Manager.  i^^Mjmm^mmmmmmu^^ . fuAit*f.t~l^l X*i_ii������KA  ������J,3Lfc&E^-rf^.*������2������V8JW=i^^  Sari'-. >  %9  &3  if- j-  '���������'..���������: If:������  7 -vm'ms  17^*'  '���������'to-  SI:  If  'vfF I'  tea  |H-.r-'  m|i::7  mm-' ������������������������  S&^lr :7  ifc:  Sifv..  i  Sfc:  ������������-���������<  4  TEE  MMEE:    ffELSOff,  3.  0.,  ?3.  5ATUSDAT,  00T0BEE   22,  1892.  The Miner is printed on Saturdays, ;������atd will be  mailed to subscribers at the following cash-in-advance  rates: Three months $1.50, six months $2.50, one year $i.  Contract Advertisements will be inserted at the  rate of ������53 an inch (down the column) per month. A  special rate for advertisements of over 2 inches.  Train sient 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  than12 lines;.will be counted as 12 lines.  Birth Notices free if weight of child is given; if  weight is not given' ��������� ������1" will be charged. Marriage  announcements will be charged from $1 to ������10--accord-  ing to the social .'standing of the bridegroom.  Letters' to the Editor will only appear over the  wrifcerVname.   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.    ' '  ���������Fj&STGRiLABj"-.KESfiABEKS.  ���������������������������������������������.     A flagrant case of the neglect of his duty by  an American surveyor has just come to light  which will  be very liable to cause considerable  troii ble.     vY e have before th is referred, i h -The  ���������7���������'���������'Miner  cto   the   difficulty that   has   been   experienced  by miners in  nncling    out Whether  their claims lay in British Columbia,,-Washington , or Idaho.    It was then considered to be a  mattei* which a fev/ weeks or months would set  right", but it now seems that years will probably  pass before the boundary line has been finally  fixed.    It seems  that the  engineer who made'  the survey of the interstate boundary between  Washington  and Idaho in 1873, was instructed  to run the line established by the international  boundary about 10 years before.    On reaching  the point   where the 60  foot   clearing  which  7 marked the 49th parallel,  should ha^e been, he  could find no sign of anyone having surveyed in  that   neighborhood   before.    Being   unable   to  '������������������'���������.find the boundary line,  or any mistake in his  .calculations, he went to 'Washington city"and  investigated the original notes of the survey. It  was then discovered that the commissioner had  never surveyed a part of the   boundary at all.  'The country  was  so  wild and rough, that no  one could ever be so mad as to live in it, thought  he, and left his work undone.    He drew his pay  for it, though.    Some mines  of value have, of  late, been discovered north of Metaline, and the  owners do not know where or how to record  their claims, and  they cannot know for some  time, as before anything can be done, the next  congress will have to order'-the completion of  the survey; Canada,will have to be consulted  and a whole lot of red-tapeism gone through  before the line can be permanently established.  In the mean time what is the poor claim-owner  to do?    On the olst instant a new mining law comes  into force in Mexico, which from the simplicity  of its construction and the clearness'of its provisions, would not recommend itself to our government.    Absolute title is given  on'payment  of a certain fixed sum for title deeds, and this  ownership may be always maintained on payment of   $10 annually.    The   receipts for the  payment of the annual tax form a more absolute title than the system  of affidavit of labor  performed on the claim.   We mention this matter more because it is of interest to miners than  because we believe it advisable that the annual  tax should be paid to the government instead of  being spent on the claim.  Last week we were unwittingly somewhat unjust to mr. Frank Fletcher with regard to his  letter to the Spokane Review. The letter in  question when published was dated October  5th, and our contradiction of the interview in  the Spokesman was issued on October 1st. We  naturally   concluded   that   mr.   Fletcher   was  aware, at the time of writing, that the interview was unauthentic. ...It. appears, however,'  that the letterwas;.written on September 27th,  before mr. -Carpenter's return from Spokane.  Mr. Fletcher consequently 'was quite right in  taking steps to .prevent the spread of such arrant nonsense- we were right in taking action  in the matter, and all the fault is blamable to  the Eeview for having changed the date of the  letter from September 27th to October 5th in  order to prevent the appearance in its columns  of apparently stale news. <,  We'must beg leave most respectfully to differ  from judge Walkem's expressed opinion that it  would be an easy'.matter for a saloon-keeper to  stop a fight  in his house by calling upon the  bystanders  to separate the scrappers.    In the  majority of cases the  onlookers are far more  eag-er for the fight to go on, than are the actual  combaian(s.    We can -'understand' a bar-tender  .stopping.'a;.row  by quoting   dr.   Watts'   lines  about dogs delighting in barking and biting, it  being their nature to, but we cannot believe  that any fight .will be stopped in West Kootenay  by reason of the interference of .'���������tender-hearted.-',  bystanders, unless such tender-heartedness is,  caused by -fear!-of what the police will have to  sayon the subject. -  0.  ''f*^3:  JP������st������������IIce;.S������oa*e, Kelsos**. SB.- .���������.-.  KCal^  I' ��������� '��������� f   m    I ~ mk 1 v#^  M       msssM    |1    gf% fa-   m  . AND 0-SBTB' rUBfflBEIE"G- GOODS.  ������������������':��������� '��������� ��������� ALSO,  FULL LINES OE   7 .'"  PATPNT    Fill F n t f%IM^���������  Toilet Articles and Stationery.  CIGARS   AT   WHOLESALE   OMLY  TIME. CARD   FOR   TRAVELERS.  The Columbia. & -Kootenay  Steam Fayigation  '/"V  IjCI.  1  Operating the fast and elegant steamers  COLUMBIA, 3jTELS03Sr>;".LYTTQ]ff'& KQQTBNAI  One of the above steamers 'will leave REVELSTOKE  for Nakusp and Robson at 4 a.m. on MONDAYS and  THURSDAYS, arriving at .Robson at 6 p.m., where connection is made with the C. & K. Railway for Nelson and  all Kootenay Lake points. RETURNING, leaves ROBSON for Nakusp and Revelstoke at 9 p.m. on TUESDAYS  and .FRIDAYS, arriving at Revelstoke at 3 p.m. on  Wednesdays and Saturdays, where connection is made  with the C. P. K. for all points.  hi'FTSjE    I*ABIDES   ROBJTB3:  The same steamer will leave ROBSON for Trail Creek  and Little Dalles at 5 a.m. on TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS,  arriving at Little Dalles at 9 a.m., where close connection  is made with the S. F. & N. Railway for Spokane. RETURNING, leaves LITTLE DALLES same day, on arrival of S. F. & N. Railway Company's train at 12:30 p.m.,  for Trail Creek and Robson, arriving at Robson at (J:20  p.m., where close connection is made with the C. & K.  Railway for Nelson and lake points; and continues on to  Revelstoke as per above schedule.  HL������*OTEftTAV UKB A S3*   IMMfaJEflrS   FElillY   KOEJTE:  Bay, A  STe  iAfVIER NELSON leaves NELSON for Pilot  insworth, and Kaslo at 8 a.m. on TUESDAYS and  RETURNING, leaves BONNER'S FERRY for Pilot Bay,  Ainsworth and Nelson at 3 a.m. on MONDAYS and  THURSDAYS.  Regular Passenger Service has been inaugurated on the  Great Northern Railway, and in order to make close connection with trains the above card has been adopted. Passengers for all Kootenay points leave Spokane at 7:30 p.m.  on Sundays and Wednesdays.  t i * I  n  hg Uavies-tf ay warn  Saw  PILOT BAY, X00TE2TAY LAKE.  'THE ��������� LARGEST .MANUFACTURERS. OF,  fri^vA fr'nta bzi^    v> A  V127        rd.3  IN THE KOOTENAY LAKE DISTRICT.  HAVE ON HAND READY FOR DELIVERY A FULL  ASSORTMENT OF ALL KINDS OF  WELL-SEASOME0-' .RO-i  aVIB  Vertical Grain;BMnglfes,. ':      k  Latli> ;:MoMings? ;atG..:  Stocks are held at If ELS Q2vT, 0-eo. 1L ICeefer, Agent3  and at AIIJSWOETH,.:- S. Fawoett,. ^gent.  S, -O.:: Spalding, - Manager.  1.VV h'KjiiOj T LlCh  "Will be Eiinning apout August 1st  n i"  ac iiasio-  and will be the largest and. best equipped Sawmill in  Kootenay. Large stocks of lumber now on hand at Kaslo,  at the old mill site and at Nelson.  A carload of Sash and Doors for sale.  --'  ������.  O.  miCMANAN.  P.O. address, Nelson or Kaslo.  i  ������1     I    3  NOTARY  PUBLIC.  Eeal Estate & Mines', ������������������ Oonveyanoin^  Agent for  s  j ,OC7-^  ^_������q"   GIT'S"  Town Lots, Lands and Mining Claims Handled on Commission.   Conveyancing Documents Drawn Up.  ffl.., SELOUS   BLOCK,  jlIIGO ������      Corner Victoria and Stanley Streets.  te=a  Z'Uisi, SZnUev SJa'ect, PiTcS������<f>3i,  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.  MAJLOSTE   *������   T&E������5IiMJS..  ...Pl&OPl&IffiTORS  DR.   O-   E.   G.   BRO^  Will be at the Nelson hotel for a few days from Friday,  October 7th. All desiring dental work will please make  early appointments.  FOR   SALE. ".  A good Mason & Hamlin organ (6 octaves.) Price, one  hundred dollars. Apply to RICHARD IRWIN, Tarn  O'Shanter mine, B. C, on east side of Kootenay Lake.  'V6������  -Ww. I;-..  aiBC������������.awh������twj������ii'>������i.mvuiiii THE MUSTEK:    NELSON,  B.  C,  SATUEDAY,  OCTOBEB   22,  1892.  SLOCAN   LOST   TO   CANADA.  Just about this time last year a mineral district was discovered in West Kootenay which  showed the largest surface croppings,  over the  widest area, and the richest rock ever known on  this continent.    It immediately began tcrereate  some excitement.    During the winter Spokane  was a centre for prospectors and mining men  who either had come from, or were going into  the Slocan.   The American   papers   took   the  matter up.   They quoted The 'Miner,  interviewed men who came from Slocan, and what  news they could  not get  in  those legitimate  ways they invented.    The American press can  always be trusted to discover when it requires a  fertile and inventive imagination to do justice  to a country.    And Slocan seemed so rich that  the wildest freaks of the journalist's imagination did no more than pass for sober description.    The spring opened  and the  braying of  trumpets had ceased ;people were tired of itv  Now that it is over we may say that Slocan got  a decided  set   back.    That   class   of   creature  known as the mining expert, who can always  criticise what he does not understand, got in his  deadly   work.   The   excitement following the  wonderful surface showings was spent.    It remained to be seen whether development work  would snuff the cbuntry out altogether,  or renew its success  on  a  more permanent   basis.  What has been  the result   of   the   summer's  work?   In  every  claim  where  work has been  done the wildest hopes  raised by the surface  croppings have been more than realized.    Good  prospects have become bonanzas and many that  were doubtful have turned out satisfactory.    It  has been proved conclusively that the veins in  Slocan are continuous and that they go down.  Thousands upon thousands of tons of ore are  now in sight.    In a year's time many of them  will  beout of sight again���������in  bullion -vaults'.  All this undoubted wealth has been completely  monopolized by American energy and American  pluck.    Much capital  has  not   been   required.  The prices hitherto paid have been small. With  small capitals and lots of pluck this territory,  f6r a mineral belt 8 miles wide by 40 long, cannot be spoken of otherwise,  has  been acquired  and is nbw owned by Americans.   There is only  one  English  development  syndicate   at   work  there,  and so  far as we  know  not  a cent of  Canadian capital has gone into mining in the  Slocan country.    We are all for Canada.   The  country is so rich, and we would like to see our  own citizens coming to the front arid opening it  up.    But in  this case they have not done so.  They have not realised their duty towards the  undeveloped portions of their own territory and  they have suffered accordingly.   Within 2 years  Kootenay will have her millionaires and they  will  all  be American  citizens.    All   honor   to  them, say we.    The  marvellous way in which  they attack a new  country, overcome all  ob-  . stacles, and tear the wealth out of it, explains  why America is so great a nation today, and  why    she   attracts   Canada's   best   blood   and  energy.    But we cannot help hoping that the  sharp lesson read by Slocan to the citizens of  Victoria and of eastern cities will have some effect.    And that other new and promising territories now coming to the front will not be neglected by them  as   Slocan   has   been.    Good  prospects in the Slocan have plenty of buyers in  the field.    Capitalists are coining in every day  from Utah, Colorado and Montana.    Big prices  are being paid for mines.    Mr. Justice Walkem  opened his eyes at a claim's having been bonded  for $75,000.    Slocan is fast becoming a centre of  industry and wealth.    And had it not been for  Americans it would still have been a howling  wilderness.  An exception to the remarks in tnis article  must be made in favor of Ottawa capitalists,  who own and are working the Wellington  claim in Slocan, with, we understand, most satisfactory results.   The Future of ISriftisli Colmuljia.  The following is quoted from a good article on  British   Columbia   in   the   London   Financial  Times. It is the first article we have seen in an  English paper which says a word of truth about  Kootenay, although it is a.little too much out  of date to quote: "The author of "Greater  Britain," (sir Charles Dilke) is of opinion that  the 3 countries of the Pacific which must rise to  manufacturing greatness are Japan, British  Columbia    and   New   South   Wales,   but    to  MEEOHANT MILLEES, M00S0MIN, Assa.  BRANDS:  " Hungarian Patent,"  " Strong Bakers,"  fi-Straight Bakers."  Dealers in all kinds of  Chopped Feed, Oats,  Bran, Shorts,  Chicken Feed, Etc  Prices given Sacked or in Bulk.    The finest quality of OATMEAL and CORNMEAL can be  obtained in any sized sacks.    Quotations cheerfully furnished on application.  SPECIAL  ATTENTION   GIVEN   TO   THE   BRITISH   COLUMBIA  TRADE.  OFPIOES-  Mbosomin, N.W.T., and 25 Park Street, Ottawa, Ont. r  which will finally become the wealthiest and  most powerful will depend roainly on the  amount of coal which they respectively possess,  and so situated as to be cheaply raised. The  future of the Pacific coast, he predicts, will inevitably be brilliant, but it will not be New  Zealand, the centre of the water hemisphere,  which will occupy the position that England  has taken on the Atlantic, but some country  such as Japan or British Columbia- jutting out  into the ocean from Asia or America as England juts out from Europe.;"  (Incorporated by Royal Charter, 1862.)  $3,000,000  1,100,000  CAPITA!, (paid up), 16600,000   .  (With power to increase.)  KESEKVE FUND,  ������230,000     .:  .  Victoria, B. C, San Francisco, California,  "Vancouver, B. C, Portland, Oregon,  New Westminster, B.C.,   Seattle, Washington,  Nanaimo, B. C, Tacoma, Washington.  Kamloops, B. C.  HEAD OFFICE: 60 Lombard street, LONDON, England.  AGENTS AND OOKRESPONDENTS:  CANADA���������Bank of Montreal and branches;  Canadian Bank of Commerce and branches  Imperial Bank of Canada and branches;  Commercial Bank of Manitoba; and  Bank of Nova Scotia.  UNITED STATES���������Agents Bank of Montreal, NewYorn;  Bank of Montreal, Chicago.  SAYINGS DEPAETMENT.  Interest at the rate of 4 percent per annum will be allowed  on all time deposits at present.  P.O. box 69.  Telephone 2������.  Edward Applewhaite & Co.  S. E. corner Baker and Josephine streets,  NELSON, B. C.  FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE AGENTS.  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.   Collections made.  Conveyancing documents drawn up.  Town  Lots  Lands  and   Mining  Claims  Handled  on Commission.  REAL  CAB������lTA������i (all paid up), $12,000,000  REST,       ;       o       .       . 6,000,00������  Sir DONALD A. SMITH,....',''..'.',  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND,...  E. S. CLOUSTON,..........  ......'.: President  ... .Vice-President  .General Manager  Nelson Branch:  ��������� N". W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Sts.  Branches in London (England), New York and  Chicago  and in the principal cities in Canada;  Buy and sell sterling exchange and cable tranfers;  Grant commercial and travelers'credits, available in any  part of the world ;  Drafts issued; Collections made; Etc.  SAVINGS   BANK   BRANCH  Rate of interest at present four per cent.  J. Hoover, President.  E. J. Dyer, Cashier.  THE  EXCHANGE NATIONAL BANE  OF SPOEANE,  STATE OF WASHINGTON.  Capital. .-.  $250,000  Surplus.    . $ 30,000  FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC EXCHANGES  BOUGHT AND  SOLD.  ACCOUNTS  OF MINERS AND MERCHANTS  SOLICITED.  Cable Transfers Made.  C. E. Perry, M. S. Davys,  Mem. Inst. C.E., P.L.S. M.E.  J. H. Gray,  C.E., P.L.S.  PERKY, GRAY & DAYYS  OSV9L AND   MINING  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYORS,  NOTARY PUBLIC, CONVEYANCING.  Late of Swansea.  i-  Mining properties reported on.  Mines bonded and developed.  OFFICES:   Room 4, Spencer's Arcade, Government  street, Victoria. Opposite Hotel Phair, Nelson.    .  Prospectors'location notices for sale at The Miner office  6  ^iggKiff viA:i^&s^,?;^ ���������> ^^���������sa.g^-'^^^^-^l������g?n?wA'"'.^ffi^:.i; s Ipl/  ��������� ft^i"'"  ������  Mi*  I  II  6  THE KISaE:    UELSOff,  B.   0.,  SATUEDAY,  OOTOBEE  22,  1892.  , FEED, and HAY.   GKOCEKLES OF ALL KINDS-  HAMS and  DET GOODS, BEADY-MADE CLOTHING, BOOTS, SHOES, HATS," and 04^  FISHmG   T^CSLE   ^^HD   ar-AJSTO-*-   C3-003DS.  P'  m.  Jfr|.v  iff'.  %$'?  1  m  i  ft  I  m  1  ������-  GROWN   GRANT  APPLECATIONS.  Notice is hereby given that Wilber H. Hendryx has tiled  the necessary papers and made application for a crown  grant in favor of the mineral claim known as the Hendryx No. 1, situate in Ainsworth mining division, West  Kootenay district. Adverse claimants, if any, will forward their objections within 6*0 days from date of publication. N. FITZSTUBBS,  Nelson, B.C., 17th August, 1892.       Gold commissioner..  Notice is hereby given that Wilber H. Hendryx has filed  the necessary papers a-nd made application for a crown  grant in favor of the mineral claim known as the Hendryx  No. 2, situate in Ainsworth mining division, West Kootenay district. Adverse claimants, if any, will forward  their objections within 00 days from date of publication.  Nelson, B.C., 17th August, 1892.      N. FITZSTUBBS,  Gold commissioner.  Notice is hereby given that Wilber H. Hendryx has filed  the necessary papers and made application for. a crown  grant in favor of the mineral claim known as the Gal-  conda, situate in Ainsworth mining division, West Kootenay district. Adverse claimants, if any, will forward  their objections within 60 davs from date of publication.  Nelson, B.C., 17th August,'1892.      N. FITZSTUBBS,       :  Gold commissioner.  Notice is hereby given that Wilber IT. Hendryx has filed  the necessary papers and made application for a crown,  grant in favor of the mineral claim known as The Fraction, situate in Ainsworth mining division, West Kootenay district. Adverse claimants, if any, will forward  their objections within 60 days from date of publication.  Nelson, B'.C.,-,17th August, 1892.      N. FITZSTUBBS,  Gold commissioner.  Notice is herebjr given that M. S. Davys; as manager for  the Cottonwood Gold .Mining Company, limited, hassled  the necessary papers and made application for. a crown  grant in favor of the mineral claim known as the" Golden  King," situate in the Nelson mining division of West  Kootenay district. Adverse claimants, if any, will forward their objections within 60 days from date of publication. N. FITZSTUBBS,  Nelson, B.C., August 22nd, 1802.       Gold commissioner.  Notice is hereby given that M. S. Davys, as manager for  the Cottonwood Gold Mining Company, limited, has filed  the necessary papers and made application for a crown  grant in favor of the mineral claim known as the "Golden  Wreath," situate.in the Nelson mining division of West  Kootenay district. Adverse claimants, if any, will forward their objections within 00 days from date of publication. N. FITZSTUBBS,  Nelson, B.C., August 22nd, 1892.       Gold commissioner. ,  Notice is hereby given that. H. Anderson, as agent for  Irwin, Hopper & Co., has filed the necessary papers and  made application for a, crown grant in favor of the mineral  claim known as the "Tarn O'Shanter,"situate on the east  side "of Kootenay lake in the Hendryx camp, West Kootenay district. Adverse claimants will forward their objections within 60 days of this publication.  Nelson, B.C., August 24th, 1892.    ' N.  FITZSTUBBS,  Gold commissioner.  Notice is hereby given that Hen it Anderson, as agent  for John N. Squire, has filed the necessary papers, and  made application for a crown grant in favor of the mineral  claim known as the Tiger, situate in the Ainsworth mining divisiqn of West. Kootenay. Adverse claimants, if  any, will forward their objections within 00 days from  date of publication. N. FITZSTUBBS,  Gold Commissioner.  Nelson, B. C, 7th October, 1892.  Notice is hereby given that W. J. Goepel has filed the  necessary papers and made application for a crown grant  in favor of the mineral claim YVTiitewater, situate in the  Toad Mountain mining division, West Kootenay district-  Adverse claimants, if any, will forward their objections  within 60 days of publication.        N. FITZSTUBBS,  Nelson, B.C., October 3d, 1892. Gold Commissioner.  NOTICE. ���������;  Notice is hereby given that we intend to apply to the  next session of the legislature of the Province of British  Columbia for an act to be incorporated as a. joint stock  company, under the name of the Kaslo City Electric  Light and Power Company, Limited Liability, for the purpose of erecting and maintaining electric works and establishing an electrical system in and about Kaslo City, in the  district of West Kootenay, British Columbia, the electricity generated to be used to provide light and motive-  power for Kaslo Oicy and its vicinity; further, to have  conferred on us power to take and use so much water of  the Kaslo river as may from time to time be necessary for  the purpose of generating electricity to be used as a moti ve  or illuminating power, and for any other purpose to which  electricity may be applied, with power to do all things  necessary or proper for generating or transmitting electricity and for other purposes, with a capital of $50,000  with power to increase. S. IT. GREEN,  E. E. COY,  B   H  L'^E  Dated at Kaslo City, the 29th day of August,1892.  CROWN   GRANT- APPLICATION.  To All Whom it May Concern :  Be it known that we, James Richey, (free miner's certificate 41,883).Matthew Guthrie, (free miner's certiiicate  42,677) Jno. Fitzgerald, (free minor's certificate 41,738) and  John King, (free miner's certificate 40,954) being the lawful holders of the claims Antelope, recorded by' James  Richey aforesaid, on the 15th day of June, 1892, in the office of A. Sproat, mining recorder, Slocan; and.Dardanelles, recorded by Jno;- Fitzgerald aforesaid, in the said  mining and recorder's office on the 15th day of June, 1892,  intend applying for a certiiicate of improvements on the  said claims at the end of 60 days forth e purpose of obtaining crown grants therefor.        JAS. RICHEY,  M. GUTHRIE,  JNO.   FITZGERALD,  JNO.   KING.  Sept. 5th, 1892.  '.'CROWN   GRANT  APPLICATION.'  To All Whom it May Concern:  Be it known that we, James Richey, (free miner.'s-certi-  ficate 41,883) Matthew Guthrie, (free miner's certificate  42,677) Jno. Fitzgerald, (free miner's certificate 41,738) and  John King, (free miner's certificate 40,954) being the law-  ��������� ful holders of the mineral claim Okanagan,-recorded by  Matthew Guthrie aforesaid, on the 2nd day of June, 1892,  in the office of A. Sproat, mining recorder, Slocan, intend  appplying for a crown grant of the same by purchase, as  provided in'section 35 of the Mineral act, 189.1, as amended  inl892. JAS. RICHEY,  M. GUTHRIE,  J SO.    FITZGERALD,  September 5th, 1892. JXO. KING.  ".���������:���������' WARNING   NOTSOE.    ,  To Whom it May Concern:  John Lane and W. C. McLean have, without any authority from the undersigned, obtained a certificate of purchase in our names, for building condition, lot 14, block 14,  iii7town of Nelson. The only party to whom we have  made a transfer of our interest in said lot is mrs. Jennie  Muir, who holds the purchase receipt issued by the assistant commissioner of lands and works at the time of the  sale of said lot, on October 15th, 1890. Intending purchasers are therefore warned not to purchase said lot from  John Lane or W. C. McLean, or their assignee.  HOUSTON & INK,    '������������������  -Nelson, B.C., Sept. 28th, 1892. per John Houston.  APPLICATION   FOR   LIQUOR   LICENSE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days from date hereof, I,  the undersigned, will apply to the stipendiary magistrate  at Nelson, B. C, for a hotel ��������� license | said hotel business to  be carried on at Pilot Bay, West Kootenay district, British Columbia. J. BLANCHARD.  Dated at Pilot Bay, this 1st day of October, 1892.  Maid of Erin,  Payne,  Mountain  Chief,  and Two  Jacks' Mineral Claims.  S. S. Bailey owner (No. of License 39798.)  Sixty days after date I intend to apply for certificate of  improvement on the above-named mineral claims, vis..  Maid of Erin, Payne, Mountain Chief, and Two Jacks, for  the purpose of obtaining a crown grant for each claim.  Dated this 5th day of September, 1S92.  S. S. BAILEY.  NOTICE.  Great Western Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, Thomas McGovern, owner, free  miner's certificate No. 41,782, intend 60 days from the date  hereof, to apply to the gold commissioner for a certificate  of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown  grant of the above claim. And further ;take*notice that  adverse claims must be sent to the gold com mission erf and  action commenced before the issuance of such certificate '  of improvements. THOMAS ^McGOVERN.  Dated this 13th day of September, A. D. 1892.  ��������� FOR   SALE.  ��������� An assayer's outfit and laboratory, complete in all its details with office fittings.   cPrice, $400.  Apply Miner office:  ��������� DISSOLUTION  OF COPARTNERSHIP.  The partnership heretofore existing between the undersigned has this day been dissolved by mutual consent.  Grant Thorburn has sole charge of the hotel business, and  will receive all moneys due.       GRANT THORBURNE,  HARRY PHAIR.  Nakusp, September 15, 1892.  LICENSE  Notice is hereby given that I intend applying for a hotel  license at the next sitting of the0 licensing board to sell  liquor at the Stanley hotel, Nelson.  Nelson, September 24.  T.'W. CLARK.  NOTSGE.  CENTRAL CITY MINERAL CLAIM.  - Take notice that I, John A. Watson, free miner's certificate No. 44214, intend, 60 days from the date hereof, to apply to the gold commissioner for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant for the  above claim. And further take notice that adverse claims  must be sent to the gold commissioner and action commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements; ;  Dated this 10th day of October, A.D., 1892.  JOHN A.  WATSON,  - Per his agent Jt L. Re tall a ck.  '-.- ���������_/.'������������������'���������'��������� . .   ' ��������� ������������������/NOTICE.-."-      ,.-.  Notice is hereby given that application will be made to  the legislature of British Columbia, at its next session, for  an act incorporating the applicants and authorizing them  to erect and operate a system of water works in and about  Kaslo City and its vicinity,-and for that purpose to divert  and appropriate water from Kaslo river and its tributaries;  and, also, to lay down pipes necessary for conveying such  water from the place or places of diversion of such water  to Kaslo City aforesaid, and in and through the said Kaslo  City and parts adjacent thereto. .';...  E. C. KILBOURNE,  J. THOMPSON,  Dated 9th September, 1S92. T. J. ROADLEY.    -  The undersigned, hitherto trading under the name of the  DAVIES-SAYWARD SAWMILL COMPANY, having  disposed of their businsss to a'joint stock company, it is  necessary that arrangements be made for the settlement of  all accounts due them on or before the FIFTEENTH DAY  OF OCTOBER NEXT, payment to be made to CAPT..S. C.  SPALDING, PILOT BAY, and after October 15th accounts  will be collectable by messrs. CORBOULD, McCOLL,  WILSON & ELLIOTT, solicitors, Nelson, B. C.  JOSHUA DA VIES,  W. P. SAY WARD,  Pilot Bay, B. C, September 13th, 1892. Per J. D.  NOTSOE.        .  Blue Bird Mineral Claim.  J. Thompson'(Certificate 41879) and John A. Whittier (Certificate 41796) owners.  Sixt3r days after date we intend to apply for certificate  of improvement for the purpose of   obtaining a crown  grant. J. THOMPSON.  JOHN A. WHITTIER.  Slocan Mining District, September 10th, 1892.  NOTICE.  Mineral Claim Best, Slocan District.  Take notice that we, E. H. Hughes, of the city of Spokane, United States of America, free miner's certificate  No. 41858; David Porter of the same place, free miner's  certificate No. 39066; and George W. Hughes of the same  place, free miner's certificate No. 41800, all lawful owners  of the said claim, intend, 60 days from the date hereof, to  apply to the gold commissioner for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice that adverse claims must be  sent to the gold commissioner, and action commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated, this 28th day of August, A. D. 1892, at Nelson.  E. H. HUGHES,  DAVID PORTER,  GEORGE W. HUGHES.  By Joseph Hethington Bowes,  Agent for said applicants.  M  r  ���������������������������ft  1j  i  ���������������  I  h  n  Amma^msm^ikALM'jmu\Limtauv,nmijitiiia. THE  MDTEE:    KELSON,   B.   0.,   SATUEDAY,   OGTOBEK   22,   1892.  Corner West Vernon and Stanley Streets, NELSON, B. C.  , Telephone 43. V  PIEST-CLASS   IN   EVERY- RESPECT.  The International has a comfortably furnished' parlor for,,  ladies, and the rooms are large and furnished  newly throughout.  iUiRJ  by any hotel in the Kootenay Lake country.  ���������   A share of transient trade solicited.    /  THE SAMPLE-E00M IS STOGEBD WITH CHOICE CIGARS'  AND THE FDTSST BRANDS OP LIQUORS.  PROPRIETORS  This Space Eeserved for  W. 0. PHILEIPS.  ET  EIJROPEAIT   ZrPIL.A.IEsr..  .'J. BROWN  PROPRIETOR.  The above house has been newly furnished throughout and  is now open to travelers.   The table is one of the  best in the the town.   The bar keeps the  finest brands of liquors and cigars.  lrn  ..      .     ' NELSON.-  Hot  and  cold water;   electric bells; billiard and club  rooms; baths.   All appointments first-class.  .., E. E. PTIAIR, proprietor.  HOTE  1  r   irirT  L    ViLl  Pleasant Rooms.   Well Appointed Bar.   Terms Moderate.  MILLS   &   REVSBEOH, Proprietors.  TH  v  ,.JU  ���������       a  a       u  |7P  T  HOTEL,  Al  MULVEY   &. CLEMENT,  PROPRIETORS.  WDTES,   LIQUOES and CISARS.  Best Accommodation for Travellers.  Regular Connection by Boat with New Denver.  a  ^^  General   Founders,   Engineers^   Boiler   Makers,   and   Manufacturers   of  All  Glasses of Machinery.     Sawmill and Marine Work a Specialty.  SOI/E /-..BIANVFACTVUEKS   OF   TBIE'  Kendall Band Mill, B. 0. Shingle Machines, Steam  5 Hauling Machines.  We keep in stock a full supply of Engineer and Mill Supplies, such as Pipe and Fittings, Brass Goods, Sheet and other  Packing Rubber Valves, Rubber and Leather Belting, Oils, and Lubricants, etc.  ;  HOISTING ENGINES AND SINKING PUMPS FOE MINES,  Corner Alexander Street and Westminster Ave., VANCOUVER, B. 0.  D.   CARTSVIEL,"* J. % CAMPION, J��������� E. .W. MACFARLANE,  Agent West Kootenay. Secretary-Treasurer. t Manage r  B  %L  Real Estate and Mining Brokerss  Oonveyancers.  "nHraba*  \u-  Afwq  KASLO,   IB.   O.  AND   WANTED.  Agent for the Nelson Sawmill Company.  B. H. LEE,  ITotary Public.  0PPI0E  Hear Steamboat Landing.  C5^aarf  <5  AI&SWORTE3, 'B. ���������.  %*s  I 8sT������S=nii  on tracts taken for hauling supplies, machinery, ore, etc.,  to and from mines in Hot Springs district.  ALL  TEA&II^G   WORK   UNDERTAKEN.  Telephone 96.  &?  m, e&B^  NELSON, B.C. '...  Plasterer,   Bricklayer and  Stone-Mason  Contracts  taken  for work  at all   points   in  West Kootenay.  _������ i   -A.X.IL.A-IEsr     XiE^_ISr  Plasterer and Bricklayer.  Will contract for all kinds of work.   Materials furnished  .   and estimates given for woivk in any town in  Kootenay Lake Country.  At Nelson and Pilot Bay or delivered at any point on  the lake in any quantity.   Address P.O. box 47, Nelson.  lalfonr Tradins: Co,  BAH.FOBT58, } 3?.C.  Merchants," Mining  aiid  Eeal  Estate  Agents.  A complete Stock of Merchandise and Miners' Supplies  Constantly on  Hand.   We make a Specialty of  English Goods of   direct importation.  We have several very desirable lots in Balfour for sale  R.C. Campbell-Johnston  ������������������;   (of Swansea, India, .and the United States.)  '^METALLURGIST,   ASS AYE Ry  AND   FINING   ENGINEER.  Properties reported on. -All assays undertaken. Furnaces and concentrating plants planned and erected.  Treatment for ores given. Ores bought and sold. Box  731, Vancouver, B. C.   Terms cash.  HORACE W. BUCKE  LAW    AND   CONVEYANCING  Office near  Steamboat Landing.  OFFICE.  KASLO,  B.G.  o.  v   .-  Assoc. M. Inst. C. E.,.M. Can. Soc. C. E.  PROVINCIAL -s- LAND -!- SURVEYOR,  . Telephone Connection.  :J. LAINSON WILLS, M.E., FOS.  Member of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Eng., and of the  American Institute of Mining Engineers, &c.  < '206 Albert St., Ottawa;)  Reports on Mines and Mineral Properties.  JOHN FIELDING,  CIVIL ENGINEER, PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  KASLO and  THE  MINER  OFFICE,   NELSON,   B.   C.  _Q  fl?  ASSATER and CHEMIST,  AINSWORTH, B. C.   ^  Is prepared to assay all kinds ol ore.    Copper assay by electrolysis.   All orders will receive prompt attention.  Next door to Ainsworth hotel.  j. A. KIRK  j.  V. RITCniE  J  KIRK & RITCHIE  Dominion    and    Provincial    Land  Surveyors.  Office  over   Bank    of JBritish   Columbia,   Nelson,   B.C.  WA  of San Francisco.  ASSAYERS, JOSEPHINE STREET  Arc prepared to assay all kinds of ore.   Mines examined  and reported on.   Orders will receive prompt attention. ^-\  5 *c^  m  I ill  Sift  few  ft  si  ll  I  iii  i  I* ������**0  p  Im:-  Jtr  Jfe  "3  8  THE MDTEB:    NELSOIT,  B.  0.,  SATURDAY,   OCTOBER   22,  1892.  On Jams'. Land, Between Kaslo and Few Denver.  Have acquired the above Townsite, and will offer Lots, to district investors, during  November, at $75 for insides and $100 for comers. Terms: One-Inird down one-  third at 6 months one-third at 12 months. There are few Townsites in the Slocan country, and 1 think, after exhaustive explorations, that  _b_d__a_���������5    hl_a_:e������::e3    citt  is the Best.   It wiU probably be a postoffice, administrative and judicial centre.   I expect  _CIWr  ^ WJ1 be-rn,t0 Kf������' FeW Denver and ** 0reek' ������* that here  tne b. P. R. and Kaslo-Slocan railroads will join.   Its location, in relation to the mines  needs no recommendation.   Bear Lake City glitters in the reflection of bmj^fo^  T^ffY% ^ ��������� LTrtfan Invited> I am g0in^t0 the coast soo������ with my town-  site wal et. Do not miss the opportunity of a firsthand buy. It will not surprise me if a  Bear Lake City lot is worth $5000 within 5 years.  October 22,1892.  Nelson  Music   Emporium.  T0LS0K BUILDINO, NELSOF.  Dealers Tin Pianos, Organs, Sewing Machines (Improved  Singer) Staple and Fancy Stationery, Books, School  v Supplies, all kinds of Musical Merchandise.  Call   and    see    us    in   our   new   stand   MOUSTOM"  ������������������v      BXOCK,   Baiter   Street.    ,.:,.;.*=.,.__^--~w  "Prevention is better than cure."   Every business man  should have a copy of "The Customs Tariff."  _____       __      _______ _____  SLOCAN STAR, SLOCAN KING, JENNIE, MINERAL CLAIMS.  Take notice that I, Byron N. White, free miner certificate No. 40226, intend 60 days from date hereof to apply to  the gold commissioner for a certificate of improvements  for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above  claims. And further take notice that adverse claims  must be sent to the gold commissioner and action commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated, this 26th day of September, 1892.  : FOR   SALE.  Tenders are invited for the purchase of the following  two lots of property: (a) An undivided one-tenth of lot  96, group 1, Kootenay district, British Columbia, (except  lots 31 and 32, block 2; lot 5, block 3; lot 35, block 4,and  lots 27 and 28, block 9, and acre lots in blocks 16 to 25, both  inclusive.) (b) Another undivided one-tenth of the said  lot 96, except as aforesaid. Tenders for each lot of property must be sent before the 13th day of November, 1892,  to the undersigned, from whom further particulars may  be obtained.   The highest, or any tender, will not neces-  Dated, October 13th, 1892.    CHARLES E. POOLEY,  47 Langley St., Victoria, vendor's solicitor.  NOTICE   OF   DISSOLUTION.  The partnership (unregistered) heretofore existing between Noel Sicotte and Louis Levesque, under the firm  name of Sicotte & Levesque, doing business at the Robson  hotel, has been this day dissolved by mutual consent. All  moneys due the above firm must be paid to Louis Levesque who assumes all liabilities and carries on the business under the old name. NOEL SICOTT,  LOUIS LEVESQUE.  WASHINGTON  NOTICE  MINERAL   CLAIM,   IN  SLOCAN   MINING   SUBDIVISION.  Take notice that we, the undersigned, Tom Edgar Jefferson, free miner's certificate No. 41,870, Samuel Kinsley  Green, free miner's certificate No, 40,277, and William  Lynch, free miner's certificate No. 39,754, intend, 60 days  from the date hereof, to apply to the gold commissioner  for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of ob  taining a crown grant of the above claim.   And, further,  take notice, that adverse claims must be sent to the gold  commissioner and action commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated, 18th of October, 1892. T. E. JEFFERSON,  S. K. GREEN,  Wm. LYNCH.  SUMMONS.  In the supreme court of British Columbia, between  John A. Mara, plaintiff, and Yee Tong, defendant.  Whereas, John A. Mara of Kamloops, B.C., has commenced an action against Yee Tong of Nelson, B.C., in the  supreme court of British Columbia, by writ of that court  dated the 11th day of January, 1892, which writ is indorsed with a claim for $94.87 for debt and interest.  And whereas, an order was made in this court on the  31st day of August, 1892, for substituted service on the said  Yee Tong by advertisement in The Miner newspaper for  3 successive weeks.  Notice is hereby given that the said defendant, Yee  Tong, is required to appear in this action within 8 days,  otherwise the action will proceed against him, and judgment may be given in his absence.   The said defendant,  Yee Tong, may appear to the said writ by entering an appearance personally, or by his solicitor, at the office of the  district registrar of the supreme court at Kamloops, B. C.  FRED'K J. FULTON, of Kamloops, B. C,  '������������������..���������'������������������       Solicitor for the plaintiff, John A. Mara.  Kamloops, B.C., 3rd September, 1892.  I  ;l  9  Dealers  m tty Goods, Groceries, Provisions, Canned Goods, Hardware, Etc.   Miners' Supplies a Specialty  -J^wSSy*3  ���������MiS_u-i3a  eleplione 27,  7, 9, and 11 East Yernon Street, NELSON B. C, H*������>^/^wft;������#r_i  ;'ifo������ftfr#rt**5������������4^  ;:^.^_Weaw������-Si  THE  MIKES:    KELSON,  B.  G  SATUEDAY, 00TOBEB 22, 1892.  LOCAL   A'JSB>    PEKSOMI.  J. D. Townley,and R. Marpole of the C. P. R.  are in town.  Mr. and mrs. Frank Fletcher are on a ten  day's visit to the coast.  F. Ritchie left on Thursday for the Kettle river  _/  district, where he is to survey coal lands.  Messrs. Applewhaite, Newton ahdTolson have  gone to the Deer-park for a week's shooting.  Judge Walkem, D. M. Sberts. captain Tatlow  and D. McGillivray let't yesterday for thecoast.  James Fox of the Dandy says that' every  stroke, of the hammerimproves' the,look,^arjd  adds to the value, of the mine.  C, Hugonin, of New Denver, has been' asked  to make a -collection" of specimens from all the  Slocan mines for the World's Fair,   ? ,,  C. Bv Perry, after a fortnight spent in the  Slocan district, and a day or two in Nelson, left  for Ainsworth yesterday afternoon. ��������� /       -  E. D. Ingall, Dominion Inspector of mines,  has been in the Slocan country for the past six  w7eeks and has now returned to-Ottawa.  The extension of the Great Northern railroad  to Galena was begun on Monday last; -work has,  however, for some reason or other, been stopped.  J. A. Kirk leaves today for Kaslo, to complete  the survey of Watson���������a new townsite near  Bear lake, of which great things -.are expected.  Bishop Sillitoe and his chaplain, rev. P. Irving,  were exsected in by Monday's boat, but for  some reason or other they did not show up.  W. 0. Ward of the Back of British Gblntnbia,  arrived on Monday last, arid left by yesterday's  -train;--having spent the whole time in Nelson.  . The court brought into town numbers of people from ail parts of the district, and the town  has, for the past week, looked even more lively  than usual. \  Printed location noticescan be obtained at  the Minbb office, the use of which will do away  with the clanger of having one's claim .jumped  by reason of having used a wrong form of notice.  Messrs. Rolfe and Oavill, who started on Sunday last for Fort Steel, have, up to' the present,  got no farther on their journey than Davies's  ranch.    This is a ca.se of making haste slowly.  Duck and geese are reported to be extremely  numerous on the Kootenay, thousands of them  .making for the flats, on which the Reclamation  company is working. This company, by the bye  is daily throwing up 200 feet of dyking', and has  now completed Ih, miles of its work.  Kclsosi ������& Fort ������l&eppai*<l Railway.  There is no question now but that grading  will be begun in early spring. The Fend d'Or"  eilie river will be bridged before the water rises,  and the work pushed through to a finish. Engineer Roberts expects to have ioco?notives running into Nelson by September of next year.  We will certainly have a road before the snow  fiies. The depot will be located near to the  Columbia and Kootenay Railway company's  depot, and the lines will connect. American  capital has found out how valuable this country  is, and it is determined to get here. Will the  C. P. R. make any move?" When we have a  through road to Spokane, their jerkwater railroad from Robson to Nelson will'be at a heavy  discount.  At Wliolesalc Slice's.  Mr.   W.   D.   Middough   of'Minneapolis, left  Nelson  on Friday after  having   spent   a few  weeks  in   the  country after a fashion purely  American.    He and mrs. Middough were on the  Pacific coast enjoying  their summer holiday,  when mr. Middough happened to hear of West  Kootenay.    He thoughtlie would like to see it.  He came and saw it.    He has bought it���������or at  any rate  2500 acres   of   it.    During   his   comparatively short visit to the Slocan country he  found time to buy 50 claims with a total of $65,-  000.    Many of these claims show no indications  of mineral,   but  mr.   Middongh  expects  to  be  able out of this number to obtain some mines  which will repay him  for  his  original investment.    The   Boulder   was   one   of   the   claims  purchased, and it is thought from the general  appearance   of   this   freak  of nature that the  lead can not be far off. The boulder, which con  sists of solid galena, measures 9x7x8 feet, and  is rough and jagged in form, not being rounded  and worn as would be ihe case had it travelled  far. It is estimated that 70 or SO tons of galena  is scattered around in the immediate vicinity of  the boulder. Mr. Middough will probably pay  another visit to Nelson before winter sets in,  and will most certainly return in the spring to  superintend the working of his claims. They  will be developed in a systematic manner and a  large amount of money will be spent in testing  the value of the best looking of mr. Middough's  properties.    - <<���������'..-.* '.-'/"���������.'��������� v,\'���������'  .������]$_������������������������ -TSi-JE  JK.AT2SS'\ E������S 21M 3S.SA K_S  fii-Y- MW.  To the '���������Editor,-  sue that a  reference  1 observe  in   your last is-  is made to the Consumers'  Water Works companyand their rates, wherein  you hint that the company intend charging  higher rates than warranted under the act of  incorporation. The plant of the Nelson Water  -Works', company (better known as Hume," Ink  & Co.) was only purchased .by the Consumers'  Water Works company on the 1st of September, after 'which dale the secivt ary of the corn-  pan y is instructed to eharge on 1 y the rat e per-  onssable by law. The old rates framed by mr.  Houston obtained only until the 31st of August  last when Hume, Ink & Co.  ceased to owmthe  works.  F.   S.  BARxSLARD,  President C. W. W. Co.  To the Editor,���������There is a slight error in  your editorial of the 15th instant, re my letter;  to Spokane Review, you say it was neither "fair  nor just" to'���������'''jump'' on mr. Carpenter after his  denial published in yours, 1st instant. My letter, if you had looked closely, was dated in  September 29th. I believe 1 in'et mr. Carpenter  the same day. I had written, after the mail  had left, and told him in the presence'of several  gentlemen, that I had written a letter. He  said "he had no recollection of being interviewed by a Spokesman reporter, but had only  'talked' with some friends in the Hotel Spokane; but the joke of it is^" he continued, "it is  the ghastly truth," This is all I have to say in  the matter, which several citizens overheard  outside the bank of British Columbia! So I  think my criticism was both "fair and just."  Frank Fletcher.  To IS stc������ savage  :������4oeftL=I&&2s������2ig.  The minister of agriculture has given permission for settlors in  West Kootenay to imoor't,  dLuty free, from Idaho, cattle which they may  need for breeding purposes, on anidavit being  made that the location from' which they were  brought was free from infectious diseases. This,  while not at present, perhaps, a very valuable  concession, will, on the completion of the reclamation scheme, be largely taken advantage of  by those who wish to improve their stock. ������  Heads Tiae Fantcral Service.  The Nakusp wagon road is absolutely dead.  It is said that the government expressed itself  as being unable to spend so large a sum as  would have been needed to put this job through  without first asking the consent of the house,  and having an appropriation voted for it. Rats!  It is said that the C. P. R. offered to.put up ������ of  the cost of a snow road from Nakusp to the  the head of Slocan lake if the government would  defray the rest of the expense. Declined without thanks.  BLaslo Exasjamer.  We are sorry not to. be able to greet the appearance of the Kaslo Examiner in this issue.  We wish it evevy success and hope it may be  helpful in furthering the interests of West  Kootenay.   Slocan Tracliisg aft ftavigafcloia Coiiajpuny.  The steamer W. M. Hunter will be running on  Slocan lake within 30days.    Engineer H. Sweet  has left Nelson to place the machinery.  38  Anyone knowing tho whereabouts of John E. Warner,  18 years old, brown curly hair, hrowm eyes, heavy sandy  nustache, weighs 240 pounds, left home in Spokane Dec.  loth, 1891, will confer a favor upon his wife by notifying  mrs. E. Warner, corner Second and Cedar Sts., Spokane,  Washington.  MSSIXG   NEWS" '������I?   T5ffE   WORLD.  Creede has now seven shipping mines. -The  camp is developing rapidly, and will be permanent.  A lead yielding $1,000 a day is said to, have  been struck in the Orescent gold mine in Marmora township.  W. H. Mulkey,of Baker city, Gregon, a prospector, is, on his wav to Queen Charlotte island  to look for a lost silver }edg<^. The ledge, supposed to be a, very rich onet;iwas discovered, by  mr Mul key's brother, ,who is since dead, in the  early fifties. :   ;  Mr .Harris, an* English assayer, who recently  ���������' '.went into the  Lardeaux,  has discovered some  rich mineral nearvtoe head of Healey creek, and  haslocated a claim thereon:,  Experts claim that the coming mine will be  th e p rod u ce r o f 1 arge qua o t i t i es of o i ���������( s assay ing  from $3 a ton upward.    The Treadwell mine,  in  Alaska,, is one of the best paying properties in  t he world, and it runs; 320 stamps On ore which ���������  mainly   turns   out -the  minimum   figure.    Old  /miners'wot Id rather fmcl a big ledge of ore,  in  which no free gold at all is visible, tha.n narrow  - veins of quartz fairly yellow with the preeious  metal. .-..;-.     . .;;���������   _ ....  Russian exploration in Thibet reveals that on  the northern .slopes/of Kuen;' Dun exist extensive gold fields, rumors as to the extent of which  reached Russia as early as the seventeenth century. The natives at present extract the gold  by washing, and by winnowing without the  aid of water. ,:'      .'���������>���������  There is great excitemeht at-Kingman, Mohave county, over the news ol\a...magnificent  strike. in t he Grand Army mine, White Hill  district. At a depth of 70 feet the ore attained  an", almost incredible richness, there being one  foot of vein matter thet runs an average of 3000  ounces of silver to the ton. With almost no  development the property is now daily yeilding  ore worth $40007 /A new stampede for the  ��������� mines' is now on,-the irfdJeations being that the  richest silver district has been opened up.  It is rather hard for the average prospector  to conceive of a vein of solid steel galena measuring, as far as uncovered, 23 feet and some inches across, with neither wall found, yet such  is the size of the North Star lode by the verilied  reports. The claim is situated on the north side  of St Mary's river, oppoiste Fort Steel, about20  miles from the latter by the present trail, and  abort nine miles from the Kootenay river.  The   Homestead   trouble   is   not   yet   over,  as is most clearly  evidenced by  the fact that  a dastardly attempt was made, on October 6th,  to innrder about 40 non nnion.nje11 in their beds.  A dynamite bomb was thrown through a window  of a  boarding.-..house,   where  many  nonunion men lodge,  about  2 a.   2ii,    It  exploded,  with great force, seriously damaging the building,  but as the force was  downward,   none  of  the inmates,  who were  stopping on   the upper  floor,   suffered   anytoing   more  serious  than   a  bad''scare.    The  strikers'  advisory   committee  have issued a statement condeming the act, and  offered a reward of $100 for the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator.  Skookurn Pete, a Si-wash, was shot on Tuesday last by his brother. A quarrel took place  between the two some' short distance below  Davies'   ranch,   when   Pete's   brother   seized   a  .Winchester and shot him through the heart.  The murderer lias wince-given himself up. Captain Fitzstubbs has gone down to investigate  the matter. Pete was universally known as a  good Indian. Last fall for instance, he was out  hunting with a white man, who fell sick in  camp. Pete nursed him careful!y for a week  and finally spent 4 days in carrying him back to  civilization.  ftO   ������58 C SUSIU'I.  An accident occurred on AVednesday last on  the Great Northern railroad, with no worse effects than the interruption of freight traffic for.  the 2 following days. The accident was caused  by the disobedience of a freight train official in  trying to make his destination before the passenger train started. On turning a sharp curve  he ran into the passenger train. Hence the  trouble. ������ ^g^^ggyggj"^jgl*������y?*,J'';*��������� .jss t������ "-"w^.y;  ���������rn-j-*r���������i^pr it���������������������������~M_v*,~*  fry  s  si: -1  - 'it  fsK"1  at/  THE  MUSTEK:    NELSON,  B.  0.,  SATUEDAY, OCTOBEE,   22,  1892.  _<  ������������*  IV'I  ft  li.'-'  The Natural Centre and Distributing Depot of the  is?  I  k<  Ever  Place at  tors and  quarters  knows Watson' Stopping  Bear Lake, where Prospec-  Miners have made their head-  since the beginning of the  Slocan Excitement.  This beautifully situated pre-emption has now been platted and surveyed by J. A. Kirk, Esq., P.L.S. The  Kaslo wagon road forming one of the  Principal Streets.  B,   l  |l '  ft,  It  Limited Number of Lots are now offered for sale at  s a number of Lots have already been dispose  Apply Early and avail yourselves of the present Low Prices.  is  p.  I  fa:---  FOB   _TTT_=eT_H:E]_^   PARTICULARS   ^.-PJPXj^T   TO  ������-?  i ���������  r=7  i ��������� *  ������r������  . 1������  1.'.  tfl  '���������'-tl  ��������� ���������'A  9  * it  5^1  1  - >'6  M  ���������il  '���������!l  *T5  P^iHgffiW^^  ���������'ta* ��������� ������.  . '���������! 14. sir*  " V V


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