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 / o  The Mines iu  Kootenay arc Among  tlie Richest iu  America.  /  L.  x^'  -XL  TJicOrcs   are  li^Ii-GniiJe in  ."old,  Silver,  ���������:>j>i������cr,  ait.l  Lead.  KcaaxjsaxEjBsas  Whole Number 16  Nelson,   British Columbia,  Saturday,  September 23,   189  Subscription Price $2 per Year.  Ready Cash is the  o  o  7^o Presei^tt to  Should you zvish to Secure  any of the Bargins which  his Big Stock of Groceries,  Liquors,   Hardware,   and  Miners' supplies afford.  SENT UP FOR FIVE YEARS  STAETSMAN   ADJUDGED GUILTY  UTTEEING POEGED CHECKS  OF  check. The destruction had" not been  proven however. Had it been he would  have sentenced him to the full extent of  t he law. Henderson was then dismissed  with a warning.  'TIS PASSING STRANGE  After Steading him a Severe Lecture the  Judge ftives hint lhe, Lowest Sentence  Consistant With his Conscience anil the  Very <;ravc Offence.  G.A.  \\  treet.  Carry Complete Stocks of all lines of  General Merchandise, except Hardware.  Tmcx c\ a  J. %JU\J \J  Liquors  and  Cigars  liandled  to the  iy-  Agents for Anheuser-Biish (St. Louis)  Beer, the best Made in America.  James H. Stnrtstnan, che Kaslo young  man who attempted to keep himself in  pocket money by uttering forged checks,  was sent over the road for five years by  Judge Spinks on YVenesday afternoon.  The particulars of Startsman's career  in Nelson were published in the Miner  last month at the time of his committal.  J. H.Bowes presented the case for the  crown, the defence being left with R. L.  Harrison.  A. W. Wright, whose name was  forged to the fifty dollar check which  was presented at the Bank of Montreal,  testified that his signature was forged,  and further that he did not owe Starts-  man any money.  G. O. Hunt recited  to the court how  the prisoner had requested him to go to  the. bank and get the check cashed, aud  how he did not consider that he had  sufficient time on his hands to wait until  cashier Craig turned over the money.  Leonard Craig, the Bank of Montreal  cashier, to whom the check was presented for payment, said that his suspicions were aroused by the fact that  while the check, by date, was assumed  to be three days old, the ink was quite  new. He also gave expert evidence on  the prisoner's penmanship in connection with the forged check and two  others which were genuine, and which  had been cashed at the bank, his evidence going to show that Startsmau  was the penman.  Constable Miles, who made the arrest,  identified the forged check which Starts-  man had endeavored to utter as the  same found on the prisoner after .arrest,  and a bunch of Bank of Montreal's blank  check forms. He also identified some  of the prisoners'specimens of penmanship.  The counsel for the crown sought to  put in evidence concerning- another  forged ceeek in which Startsmau had  figured, but the court held that as the  check was not in evidence anything  bearing mi it was not admissable.  The prisoner's counsel did not examine any of the witnesses of the crown,  and the case.was practically closed with  the evidence of L. .Henderson, which  had little bearing on the case.  The judge then announced the verdict  That the Purees of the C'lmrch and the Devil  Should  Unite.  The Kaslo Theatre Comique is doomed.  While other enterprises have been  caught in the pinch of adversity and  sent to the wall, the Comique has flourished. It kept the dimes out of the  saloon keepers till, and the "siller" from  the church coffers, but now a change is  to be effected.  A movement is on foot in Kaslo to  unite the forces of the church people  and the saloon keepers, find close the  place up. A meeting of the star chamber variety was called for Saturday last  and the fight may be expected to commence shortly.  COL. C"C0Y CONVERTED  LOOKING THE ill OVE  ENGINEER    HAEVEY    VISITS  SILVEE  KING  THE  And Hill Probably Make a Preliminary  .Survey or tlie Property, Pending lhe  Arrival of two Directors now on the Way  Front Rutland.  PEOM AN EEEOE EEGAEDING WAGES  OP EMPLOYES  .Judgement Rendered Against him in Three  Suits for Arrears of Wages due Former  .llemhcrs of the Kaslo-Slocan Examiner's  Working Staff.  OF  flp.  atclies,  ocl  3 Jewel lei-y,  ax|d gilverWarej ShoWi; i*j &he  Warerooijls   ol  of guilty, and Mikado-like informed the  prisoner that he would sentence him at  2.30 o'clock, dropping in the obervation  at the same time that the extreme penalty for the offence wjis imprisonment���������  for life.  On the court re-assemblingafter lunch  the prisoner was asked if he had anything to say with respect to any claim  on the clemency of the court. He then  proceeded to explain how he came, into  possession of the check, but was cut  short by the judge, reminding' him that  his defence had been closed.  R. L. Harrison then urged the clemency of the court on his behalf.  The court thenfct-'vyelt upon tiie enormity of the offence, and said that had  the prisoner been guiltyxof a previous  offence of a similar nature he would  sentence him for life, but as it was he  would give him the lightest possible  sentence in accordance with his judgement, which would be imprisonment  for five years.  The prisoner took his medicine with  an effort, and left the court as speedily  as possible in custody.  Colonel C. Coy, the editor, manager  and proprietor of the Kaslo-Slocan  Examiner, figured as the defendent iu  three suits brought against him for  wages by former employes, in the county  court this week.  Running a newspaper is not the easiest kind of a puzzle in hard times especially when those employed expect payment in specie, hence. Coy's little difficulty.  The first case called was that  of  Margaret O'Rourke  for $130 wages  costs  of suit.    To this   a   verdict,  entered by consent.  The second case was somewhat mixed  up. It was brought by R. E. Seysler,  and represented wages. He settled his  claim against C. Coy for $152 and will  bring suit against E. E. Coy for- $142  which also represents wages.  The third case, that of "B.   R.   Atkins,  for $35.25, also for wages, was contested.  Miss  and  was  Step by step the Silver King deal is  shaping itself in a satisfactory manner.  After the positive news was received in  Nelson that.the "Hall Mines" company  had been floated, the arrival of the expert engineer,  said   to  be then  on   the  way, was anxiously looked for. Upon  his report would depend much of the  immediate value to Nelson of the consummation of the deal.  A few days ago Engineer Harvey of  the company, and H. E. Croasdaile  arrived in Nelson. No time was lost,  but as quickly as an outfit could be gotten together a visit was paid to the  mine, and a thorough examination made  of the property.  It is too soon to form any very definite idea of just what shape the first  work under the new proprietors will  take. Roads must be built; a tramway  laid out; and if the advice of the expert,  Mr. Roepel is followed, one of the first  things to be doue will be the selection  of a site for the smelter for matteing the  product of the mines.  It is probable that some time will be  spent in the preliminary surveys, as-,  much depends, in the laying out of a.  work of such magnitude, on having-  everything right to begin with. In.  this the. reputation of Engineer Harvey  is of the highest, he having been em-.  cployed for some time by the heaviest  companies in the world for the carrying-  on of such works.  Two of the director's of the company  are now on the way from England, and  on their anival something in the way-  of active work may be looked for.  0. P. E. OAPTUEES PEEIGHT  HENDEESON'S CONTEMPT  Great Bargain can, be had for Cash.  BAKER   STBEET,  NELSON.   B..O.  Came Within an Ace of Sending   him Over  the Koad.  Following theStartsman case, L. Henderson, the Kaslo man who refused to  give up a check supposed to have been  forged, on tne order of the Gold Commissioner, was brought into court on a  charge of contempt.  Ha had one of the Startsrnan checks  which the crown suspicioned were  forgeries. He was subpeenied to bring  the same into court and failed. He also  refused to give it up to the crown officer unless fifty dollar's paid for it. j  In his evidence he excused his neglect  to obey the subpoena by saying that he  had rrrislaid it, and under cross-examination by the crown counsel he admitted  that he had mislaid it after he knew it I  was wanted in the court. ;  Henderson was kept on the ragged I  edge of suspense for- some minutes while i  the judge discoursed on his offence in- '  forming the offender' that no one would i  believe but that he had destroyed  the  Coy's defence was that he had discharged Atkins during the middle of  the month and that he therefere did not  owe. him anything.  The evidence brought out the fact  that the plaintiff had been approached  by Coy and informed that the. newspaper could not afford to keep him employed any longer, and to this Atkins  replied that if he was paid up in full he.  would quit. Coy did. not have the  money iii his hand at the. time, so he  discharged Atkinswithout pay, and he  refreshingly informed the court that he  thought Atkins understood it that  way.  To offset this Atkins testified that he  worked the remainder of the month, as  he had not been paid, doing his regular  work. He put in a file of the paper as  evidence, in which he had his contributions marked out to show the amount  of work which he had done.  In reply to this Coy stated that he  was aware that Atkins was hanging  around the office, but he added that he  had incidentally mentioned to Atkins  that if he did not cease loafing around  the office he would get a policeman to  assist him in keeping away. In this  connection it dropped out that Atkins  had suggested that Coy perform the  mission he wished to assign to the  constable���������but he didn't.  The court entered judgment in this  case against the defendant.  the  that  From Us Slow-Geared Uival   Known n"<  Ureal Northern.  Those Kaslo people who thought  the Great Northern  railroad  company  was the savior of the Kootenay country  will be surprised to find the Slocan   ores  going over the C. PVR. enroute for Tacoma and San Francisco via Vancouver.  The hoggishnessof the  Great Northern' road at   Bonner's   Ferry  was  such  that they would not put in a small spur  at the steamer landing, and avoid dray-  age   on   through  freight.    Their  treatment of freight was not  satisfactory  to  the mine owners, and the C. P. R.   having made rates of $9 per ton to Tacoma,  and $11 per t on  to   San   Francisco,   the  bulk of the ore shipments between   now  and the close of navigation may be  expected to go   through  Nelson via    the  C. P. R.  The C. P. R. company must give the  ore more handling than ' the American  road, and it speaks well for the company  that it can give, competitive rates with  its rival.  KAMLOOPS BTJENED  NOTES PEOM TEOIJT LAKE.  Mr. Hoare who lately made a rich find  near the North Fork, went out yesterday to see the xepresentatives of the  syndicate for which he has been prospecting.    It is said that his new  claim  will probably turn out to be one   of  the  richest finds'of the year.  Several men have gone to try the  doubtful proposition of placer mining  up the Lardeau.  An indignation meeting was held  recently to express disapproval of the  manner in which the money appropriated for the various trails in the vicinity has been expended. It is claimed  that sonre of the trails go in the wrong  direction, and others are unnecessarily  long.  It is proposed to make some arrangements to secure a regular fortnightly  mail during the winter, to be carried  over the snow on foot. I  The Business Portion of the Town  is  Rather  K-udly Scorched.  Kamloops has much the appearance  of a burnt offering this week.  Shortly after five o'clock Sunday  morning a fire was noticed in Vair's  hardware establishment. The town  turned out but a high wind baffled their  efforts ^at checking the spread of the  flames.  Two small houses adjoining Vair's  were ignited, and a short time afterward a Chinese tnercnant's establishment was gathered in with its stock  worth $10,000.  On the other side of the street a carpenter shop was burned together with  the Dominion government's land office.  E. G. Prior's hardware establishment,  a tailor shop and Whittaker's law office.  J A Mara's dwelling and Fortune's  dwelling were also destroyed/but in the  former all the household effects were  saved.  The total loss will foot up to about  $SO,000, a portion of which is covered  bv insurance.  his  has  Rev. T. H. Roger's has sent in  resignation to the presbytery and it  been accepted.  W. A. Jowett is back from the coast,  lie and the Crown Prince of Austria  made the trip down the   river  together.  The steamer-Idaho is at present tied  up in Nelson, and likely to so remain  until a moonlight Hit from Bonner's  Ferry is explained to the satisfaction of  the sheriff whose polite request to "stay  awhile" was unheeded. THE  MINER,  NELSON,  B. ���������:,  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBERS;  1893.  "������ r-j^^f>K~r.r^rr^fl.7i^'Pxrj,ina^nr>r^T^Sp  rx.T.7POtfu-^^ri^rrrr?������y.i^?JrtrY^J*^T^^!rjra-m  i^rt ia'.iSSff JL'Lufr:* v^wiT/.L cjurxmxMn mnrr^rgggrerttKreiPSTrrargaT^^ ? f-'-i iriWjrg,  MOEE EAILEOAD SUILDING  gsgasaCTBanBamesaBBjaim-^^  C'onf raclor .TOc.flilHlivray'^osiiiHCttcc.s K'������r������r oh  SJie Kevel.stotie. cV Arrow. LaJie SE. K.  Dan McGillivray has'secured another  railway contract: This time it is.on the  Revelstoke fc'Arrow Lake road.  This but illustrates how difficult  to  determine''beforehand   what a  it is  rail-  Two.  road company-is likely to do.  weeks ago no onfi,.tnought a slick would  be cut on the R. &��������� L. extension this  year, but in this they were incorrect as  the contract was signed on the coast  last week, and McGillivray had a large  force of )i!''ii at work in a few days after.  The conl ract at present ..culls for tlie  construction of the first ten'miles of -t.he  road, but as the engineers are.'at work  on the remaining eighteen miles, it may  be that, they  thisvear.  new: Railway  undet'Construction^  Buy before I Me Market rises in the Railway  of Government at  and  Seat  /  ienay.  will  also be''-constructed  EEOOVEEING THE VICTIMS"'  lVlio Perished in the EJoiscaii ,in a KecSiSess  EttisEa' for <,;������!������!. .  Sin ce t h y w ate rs 1 i av <J c o i n i > 1 e n ceel fal 1 -  ing, the turbulent Duncan has given  up  all its dead with   lhe  exception1 of1 the  unforlun.-ite   Shea   who   was   lost   last  spring.  Two  Choice  D  *_->'  uudtng and  Residence  T  erty.  REBATE ALLOWED FOR THE ERECTION OF GOOD BUILDINGS  Also Lots for Sale . in     NAKUSP DAWSON, and .ROBSON  Apply for Prices, Maps, etc., to ��������� '  FRA'Nf������ FLETCHER,'Land CommissionerO. & K. Ry. Co., Nklson,B.C.  get her  to-  the  of   the    bodies '-were   found  near the    ''big. jam,"    arid  other body somewhat low.er down.  With the recovery of the body of Shea  the'Duncan will have; given back the  last of the victims of that, mad thirst for  wealth, which drew hundreds of' men  into that section In the' early spring,  much too soon for pi'ai-.tiea.l work, to  face disappointment, and iri some cases  death.  ^T OTICE   IS 'HEREBY"GIVEN THAT   AN  -*-*     additional Mining. Recording  Division in  the West . Kootenay Electoral District, lias boon  established    within   the   following-   boundaries,  namely:-- - ,���������';.��������� , '  9. ������������������Trout    Lake���������Andrew    Clark,    Recorder:  Commencing at a point eight-miles from where  the Lardo, River leaves Trout Lake,  including ration, oo  ..... ������������������ ��������� ! proclaim*  TIRED 0? LIFE  the land onfall streams flowing- into such portion  of the Lardo River, and on all the streams arid  rivers flowing into Trout Lake.       . ���������  Notice is also given that the limits of the  Lardeau Mining Recording Division as defined  on the 30th day of May 1893, are altered he excluding;-those portions of the Division now con-'  taincd within the aforesaid Trout Lake Division.  JAMES BAKER,  V     '     Provincial   Secretary   and  .'������������������������������������' Minister of Mines.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  sept, 7th, isas. -'������������������������������������������������������.���������'  'iSisi Tsii'Oiil.  News was received from Kaslo yesterday that George VVvhitten committed  suicide by cutting his ihroat in the  Montana hotel, about breakfast time on.  ly  morning.  sed was a miner, aged  about 40'  lie came to Kaslo about- twelve  and had been   drinking  heavily since,   showing  symplo'ms  of' delei  day   previous- to  [r,s.]  Th u.-  Dec.  years,  "days ago  E. DEWDNEY.  CANADA.  PKOV1XCE  OF   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Victoria,  by the Grace of God, of  the  United  Kingdom  of   Great  Britain   and   Ireland.  ,     Queen, Defender of the Faith, etc., etc.,    V  ,   To all to whom these presents shall come.���������'  GUEKTING.  -lUll'i  ne  the rash deed  The coroners  Of "siiir-.irI  com nutting  jury  brought in a verdict  suicide while temporarily insane."  LITTLE LOCiALS.  Married.���������On Monday 17st at the  Hotel Phair-, by Rev. J as. Turner, Prank  J. Lynch, and Nettie Fairish, both of  Ainsworih.  The Divisional Court recently gave  judgement in die case of Fletcher v.Mc  Gillivray, t&e dispute being in regard to  the title to the townsite of New Denver.  This 'was an appeal 'from an interim  injunction on an application for-an order  directing the defendent .to convey to  him his interest in the townsite. The  appeal'was dismissed.  1.  2,  a  4.  5.  0.  7.  S.  9.  10.  TJac Oiasjjrt,-t 1 5l!i.s(er.v' ������i''ffun S.'������:ir.s.    .  "In the Gloaming."-  "Silver Threads Among the Gold."  "Mv Grandfather's Clock."  "White Wings."  ������������������Sweet Violets."  "Annie Roonev."  ������������������Down Went "McGinty."  "OomradeK."  "Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay."  -After the Ball."���������Chicago Tribune.  ���������Daes  Lor,  Chief-  The Elaicgittg  ���������J   Norbury, .who   was    the  .Justice of  Ireland   in    the  years of the century, had the reputation  of  being   "a   hanging   judge.'  once in the company of Curran  "That  beef appeal's    tough,  been  htingr"  "No, my lord," was  the reply,  have not tried it." .  During the conduct of a case, Harry  Grady was annoyed by some remarks of  the Chief-Justice, and took his revenge  thus���������  "The incident .which has just occurcd  Lord  early  Dining  he said:  Has    it  "You  once  weep  reminds me, my lord, of a judge   I  heard of who was never known to  but once, and that was in a theatre  "Deep tragedy, 1 'suppose, Mv. Grady?''  "N(>, indeed, my lord,    it was   at   the  ''Beggar's Opera,'   when   Macheath   was  _ reprieved!"  Arthur G.-Smith, \^17HEREAS by  Deputy Attorney-General. / VV section 9 of  the "Municipal Act, 1892,'" it is pro\ided that it  shall bo 'lawful for the Licutenant-Govcrnor-in-  Council, 'by Letters Patent under the Public  .Seal, to incorporate and -erect into a City Municipality any locality in the Province under conditions therein specified :  And whereas a petition has been addressed to  the Lieu tenant-Go vernor-iii-(Jouiioil by the registered owners of more thanone-half in Value ot  the real property within tlie limits of that, locality  in the .District of West Kootenay hereinafter  described, praying that, the said locality may bo  incorporated into a Municipality.  Aud whereas the conditions laid down in the  said S'-ction ha\ c been duly complied with :  And whereas the Honorable Edgar Dj-iwdnuv  Lieutenant-Governor of .our ��������� province,  by and  with the advice of the Executive Council, under  and by virtue of the  powers and authorities conferred upon him by.the said Act, and of all other ;  powers and authorities him in that behalf enabling,  hath ordered  that all   that piece   of   land !  si'ii.ate, lying and being in the  District of West.  Kootenay, and being- composed of Lots two huh- j  dred ancl eight (i'US), two hundred imd nine (20!)), i  and two hundred and nine A (20!,'n), al! in Group ;  One, District of  West Kootenay aforesaid, a.iid '  the iiiha.biuints thoi'oof, .-.ball' from and after the  date hereof be incorporated as a municipality i  under the said Act, and hath made further provision's  to  the tenor and effect hereinafter up- i  pearing:  ''���������'"': i  NOW KN'OW YK, that by these presents wo '  do hereby order and proclaim ! it.it the locality  hereinbefore described and the inhabitants thereof shall, from and after the date hereof, be incor- .  porated as a, City -Municipality, under and sub- !'  jeet to the provisions of the Municipal Acr��������� 1S!.:2, !  and under and subject to the provisions heroin-'j  after contained or referred Lo.. !  The said Munieijia-lity shall ho called and ;  known by the name and style i,f "The Corjiora- ;  ti'on of the City of Kaslo." I  The said Municipality shall comprise all those :  pieces or parcels of land hereinbefore described. ���������  'lhe Council shall consist of a Mayor and five |  Aldermen, and th" whole number present at each !  meeting thereof shall not be less than four.' j  The nomination shall take place, and the poll i  (if any) shall be held at the Government oflice in I  said Municipality. I  The nomination for the first election of Mayor ,  and Aldermen shaj> be on the thirtieth day of  September, A. J>. IS:):-!, at 12 o'clock noon, and the  polling (if any) shall be on the seventh clay of  October, A. D. ISiW, and shall continue for one  day only, and the poll shall be kept open between  the hours of 10 a. in. and-I p. in., and .John Ley  iteftallack. of Kaslo, Esquire, shall be the .Uo-  tmv.ing Otlicer thereat.  The qualification of the members of the first  Council shall'be identical with the qualifications  contained in section 21 of the "Municipal Act,  !8!)2."  At least, ten days'notice of lhe time and place  of nomination and of holding of the poll (if any)  shall'he given by the said Iteliirning Ollicer;  such notice to be posted during that period on  the outer .door of said Government Ollice, and of  tlie post oflice and school-house within the Municipality.  The licturning Ollicor shall, on the clay of nomination a.f noon, announce flic names of the person.--, put in nomination in that behalf as candidates for the  ollice of Mayor and Aldermen, as  may be), for the jiurpo.se of taking the votes of  the electors according to law; and shall then  adjourn i.he election, and sua!! -take a poll by  ballet, and shall cause lo be posted up notices of  his having granted .such' poll, indicating.' the  names, residences, and 'ocei:pntions''of the oanrii-  (liU.cs r>0 nominated, in the order in-which they',  shall 'be. printed on the ballot papers, which  notices shall, as soon as 'possible'after the nomination, bo placarded in all the places''where'-the  lion fur the election was posted up.  .If, after the adjournment of an election by the  .licturning ollicer for. the- purpose'of taking a poll  one of the candidates nominated shall die before,  the poll lias coinm.'need, the iteturning Oiaocr  shall, upon'; being satisfied of Mie fact of such  death, countermand uoiice of the poll, audall  the proceeding.-, with reference. to Hie election  sha.lt be commenced, afresh:: i rovided that no  fresh nomination shall be necessary in the ease of  a candidate who stood nominated at the time of  the countermand of the poll.  w, In case of a poll being held the candidates (duly  : qualilied)Who sliall ebtaiu  the greatest number.  ! of voles shall  be Mayor aud Aldermen respectively. ..'-.'.'���������''  Every person;.'qualified, to vote shall  have six  votes, being'one for each alderman to be elected  and  one for mayor, but he may vote for any less  number than six : i- rovided always i hat he shall  not   east   more   than   one   vote iu fovor of any  one  candidate, or vote on  inore than  one occasion  except   for Mayor.     And in   the event of  the   nuinuer  of   Aroios   beings;"'found,   to   have  been equal for'any t.woo'r more candidates, one  or more of whom but not all of such candidates,  being  by   the'slate of tlie   poll  entitled to be  deciareel   elected',    the   Returning'   Officer  shall  by  a casting vote or votes, as lhe case may bo.  decide  which c>f  the eanclidates. for  whom the  votes may bo equal, shall be ejected: 1'rovided  that the said   Returning OJileer shall'.not vote  except in the ease of an equality of votes as aforesaid.    :           -  All expences 2att.onda.nt upon the said election  shall be borne by the-candidates in cqiial proportion ; such expense shall not exceed in the whole  , one'hundred dollars.   '  i ...... ... ���������      ���������  ! The opening of the ballot-boxes and counting  !' the votes shall be in the ���������'presence of the c'iiudi-  ;��������� dates if they attend for that purpose.  j     '1 bo Returning Officer, after the declaration of  the poll, shall retain the ballot papoiv. and boxes  . until a clerk shall be duly appointed, to whom he  ; shaliforth with deliver the same.  Every person who shall have presented himself for nomination, and who shall have been  elected Mayor or Alderman, must serve for the  term for which he has been elected, unless in tlie  case of hickness, or in default pay the sum of fifty  dollars toward the Municipal tieveisuo; such  sum with costs, shall be recoverable by the Clerk  of the Municipality, summarily before any  Justice of the Peace.  Any vacancy in the oflice of Mayor or Alderman shall be filled as provided by the "Municipal  Act, I8t)2.  The first meeting of tho Council shall be held  on the fir^t Saturday after the day of the election  at the Government oiiice, at 12 o'clock noon.  Until provision be made by by-law, in that  behalf, all proceedings at and relating' to the  meetings of the Council shall be held .and taken  in accordance with the provisions contained in  the "Municipal Act, 185)2," ancl all tho powers,  privileges, and duties of tlie Mayor and 'Council  shall be the same as those prescribed bv the said  Act.  At the first meeting, or as soon thereafter as  pessibie, the Council may elect a Clerk, Treasurer, Collector, and Assessor, or such officers as  I hey may deem necessary, who shall hold such  oflice during the pleasure of the Council, ancl  receive such remuneration as the Council may by  by-law appoint.  In 'I kstimony Wukkkok \vc have caused  these Letters to be made Patent, and the  Public iical of the Province of British  Columbia to be hereunto altixed : Wrr-  nkss, the Honourable Edgar Dkwdnisv,  Lieutenant-Governor of the said Province  of British Columbia, in the City of Victoria, in the said Province, this day  of August, one thousand eight hundred  and ninety-three,-and in the fifty-seventh  year of Our Reign.  'By Command,  JAMES BAKER  Provincial Secretary,  .  ������.,te'������wA' ciKf-vr-i'ir Aa'aca.aa.uTBo.iv. ���������  NOTICE   OF  APPLICATIONS!.'  UttiE Jay Mkhkal CtAut-  New Denver Minining District.  riHAKE NOTICE  .JL  THAT WE, II. E. LKMQN,  free miner's certilicate���������,No. J;),3i2, and Scott  McDonald, free'miner's ccyfificate No. -f.ij.J2;'), intend sixty, days from dale hereof to apply to the  Gold Commissioner for-a. certificate of improvements for the purpose of .obtaining a Crown  Grant of flic above claim.  And further lake notice that adverse claims  must be sent to the Mining .Recorder, and action  commenced before the issuance of such certificate  ���������of improvements. "  Dated this first day of August, 1803.  ������������������NOTSOE."  ��������� SS20TSGE.  pg OTICE IS H1CRKBY GIVEN THAT A. S.  - ' FARWELL, as agent for Oliver Durant and.  Alex II. Tarbof, has filed the necessary papers,  and made application for Crown grants in favor  of the "Centre Star" and "Idaho" mineral'  claims, situated 'atiout five miles west from the  Adverse claimants will forward  within (i0 days from the date of  Town of Trail,  their objections  this publication  ^O"OTICE is hereby given that Frank Fitch, as  J- * agent for Maxwell Stevenson, has filed the  necessary papers,:and made application for a  Crown Grant in favor of the " Highlander " mineral claim.  The "Highlander" is situated about-half a  mile south of Ainsworth, and due-quarter of a  mile from Kootenay Lake.     ,  Adverse claimants will forward' their objec  tious within sixty days from the date of this  publication.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Gold Commissioner.  Nelson, B. C, Aug. '23, IS1I3. Aug 2(i  NOTJGE.      MINERAL ACT, 1S5KJ.  Notice of Applicatioiv'fqr Certilicate of  Iinprovciiicnls.  . "Jay Gould" Mineral Claim.  "A.K.E notice tliat I, as agent for the Shafer  Gold and Silver Mining Company, free-  miner's certificate No. i'J,i'A0, intend, sixty 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  claim.  And further take notice that adverse claims  must be sent to the Mining Recorder, and action  commenced before, the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  THOMAS JOHNSON.  Dated this 13th day of August, IS;K,  Ainsworth, U. C. - Aug 20  -   N.   FITZSTUBBS.  Gold Commissioner.  Nelson,  n.,G., Sept. (Jfh, IS'Xi. -.  !'K'A.,*'Ma,,������B6TA'Jl,S<l;A' TB.tllD-: 'H'AEEfi.ES  1FIO-  |V,2  "i^ll7 t  railway:  Uy^iSiK'.C-  ���������The Cheapest and Most Direct Eoute,"  Prom jfELEOU. KASLO and all Kootenay  Points ���������  To tiiecPAOiriO G0AST and to the EAST.  TTHEA!!?.'$.    TO-���������  'AMi   5'K^H    ?ir/ii.SiW  'W.-iaiLY.  Direct Connection at Robson every  JB'nesciay, 'f"E������"ucs������ja.v   atJ���������i- !^aC.sss'������3ay  ^veisiH"-,  Wit.lv- Sfea.mer for Kkvic^stokk, where connee- ���������  lion is  made with -Canadian Pacific Eastbouncl  and \\ est.bound thi'ougli trains.  TiiiiouGii Ticicict's Issued,  M  T  Baggagic Cmkckkd to Dk^tijVation,  No   CuSTOilS DlIii'MCUI.TlES.  Equipment Unsurpassed,combining Palatial  Dining and Sleeping Cars, Luxurious lia.v Coaches, Tourist Sleeping  Sleeping Cars.  Cars   and    Free   Colonist  For  information as to n  to nearest agent,  .3.  2B.-i:jHS������/8'ci*.Y,  Or  ics, time,etc., apply  Agent, Nklson,  to ������;i?^ti. SCcS,. I52J^J>WX,  District Passenger, Agent, Vancouver.  NOTICE.  Tlie   insinuation   told,  for  everybody1 prescribed by lhe "Municipal Act, 181)2  felt, that Norbury was the man  Once  travelling   with   .John    Parsons  they  passed a gibhet���������not an inirequent  sight in   those  days  when  rebels  were  hung by the score.  "Parsons,"   said     Norbury,     with     a  chuckle, pointing to the gibbet,  "where  would you be now if every man had   His  due?"  "Alone in my carricige," was Parsons'  significant reply.  ISi-ilIsli Columbia   Slate.  The Jervis Inlet quaries recently shipped SO tons of slate. Of this, 50 tons  went to the   U.   S.   goveanment at  San  Jose. This order was given after the  slate had been submitted to careful tests  in the Department of Public Works at  Washington, in competition with a  number of samples front the leading U.  S. quarries.  At the close of the time for nominating the  candidates, the Returning Officer shall deliver to  every candidate, or agent of a candidate, applying for (lie same, a duly certilied list of the  naincs of the several candidates who shall have  been nominated ; and any votes given at the  election for any other candidates than those so  nominated shall be null ancl void.  If at the expiration of the time appointed for  the election as aforesaid, no more candidates  stand nominated than there arc vacancies to be  filled u]). the Returning Officer shall forthwith  declare flic candidates who may stand nominated  to be elected, and return their names to the Registrar of lhe Supreme Court.  No speeches or interruption to the proceeding  of nominating candidates at the hustings shall be  pormiiled by the Returning Officer between the  reading of flic notice of election and the closing  of the proceedings on nomination day by the  Returning Ofliecr.  If at the expiration of such time, more candidates stand nominated than there are vacancies  to be filled up, the Returning Ollicer shall declare  the names of the candidates, and publicly proclaim the day previously stated in his proclamation, ancl the place or places at which the poll  shall be so opened in the Municipality, or in each  polling place in the   Municipality (as the case  NOTICE.  OTICE IS HERKUY GIVEN THAT A. S.  .FA It WELL, as agent for tlie Josephine  Mining Company, has filed the necessary papers  and made application for a Crown grant in favor  of the "Josephine" mineral claim. The "Josephine" isa northerly extension of the "Highland,"  Lot 258, Group I, and is situate about 2^ miles  north-west from Ainsworth. Adverse claimants  will forward their objections within (10 days from  the date of thispublication.  N.   FITZSTUBBS,  Gold Commissioner.  Nelson, B.C., July 20th, IS!).'*.  NOTICE  Notice of Application for Certilicate of Improvements.  Wellington Mineral Claim.  riHAKE NOTICE THAT I, AS AGENT FOR  -*- the Kootenay & Columbia Prospecting and  Mining Company Limited, free miner's certificate  No. 44,298, intend sixty 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 sen! to the Mining Recorder, and action  commenced before the issuance of such certificate  of improvements.  EDWARD WATTS  Ilated this first day of August, 1893. \ Aug 5  .MINERAL ACT,  1S93.  Notice of application for  Certificate of  Improvements.  " Shafer " Mineral Claim.  TAKE notice that I, as agent for the Shafer  Gold and   Silver   Mining   Company,   free  miner's certificate No. 43,1)40, intend sixty clays  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 Mining Recorder, and action  commenced before the issuance of such certificates of improvements.  THOMAS JOHNSON.  Dated this 18th day of August, 1833,  Ainsworth, 1$. C. Aug 2(i  NOTICE.  COLUMBIA-' &  KOOTEZsTAY  STEAM   MV.   CO.  (LOriTMD)  TIME' CARD    NO.  o  ���������-^JW&TL'.'UajJ'Utt  INTO  EFFECT  SUNDAY.   AUGUST  13.   1S93.  MINERAL ACT,   1893,  Notice of application for Certificate of  Improvements.  "Bobtail" Mineral  Claim.  rp AKE notice that I, as agent for (he Sjiafor  -"- Gold and Silver Mining Company, free-  miner's certificate No.-13,0-10, intend sixty 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  claim.  Ancl further take notice that adverse claims  must be sent to the Mining Recorder, and action  commenced before the issuance of such certilicate of improvements.  THOMAS JOHNSON  Dated this ISth day of August, 1893. "  Ainsworth, B. C. Aug 20  NOTICE.  "TU" OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SIXTY  -*-^ da.ys from date hereof I intend to apply for  a Crown grant to the "Etna mineral claim  situated on Toad Mountain, West Kootenay District. This application will be made under clause  35, " Mineral Act, 1831."  Copies of the field notes and plat can be seen at  the oflice of the Government agent, Nelson.  CHARLES VAN NESS.  Nelson, B.C.,. J:uly 10th, 1893. 158-8  REVELSTOKE ROUTE  Str. COLUMBIA connecting with Canadian.  Pacific Railway at Revelstoke for all Eastern  and Coast points Leaves Robson���������Tuesdays, and  Fridays at 7 p.m.  Leaves Revelstoke���������Mondays and Thursdays  at o a,, m.  Passengers from Nelson should take the C. &  K. train leaving at, 3 p. in. Tuesdays and Fridays.  NCRTHPORT  ROUTE  Stka.mk.i: COLUMBIA., running in connection with tlie C. & K. Railway and theS. F. & N.  L'ailway between Nelson and Spokane, making  close connection at Spokane with Northern Pacific, Great Northern and Union Pacific for all  points east, and west.  Loaves Itolnon��������� Tuesdays and Fridays afc  5 a.m.  Leaves  ?\'orihport���������Tuesdays and  Fridays at  1 p.m.    Passengers for Spokane should take C. &-  K. trains leaving Nelson at 3 p. in., on Mondays  and. Thursdays.  Tourists from Spokane for Glacier, Banff and  other C.P.R. resorts make close connection at  Robson with boats for Revelstoke.  KASLO ROUTE  Stua.uicu NELSON  Sunday���������Nelson to Kaslo.  Monday��������� Kaslo to Nelson and return.   .  Tuesday���������Kaslo to Nelson.  Wednesday���������Nelson to Kaslo, thence to  Lardo ancl return lo Kaslo.  Thursday���������Kaslo to Nelson and return.  Friday���������Kaslo to Nelson.  Saturday���������Nelson to Kaslo and return.  Steamer leaves Nelson for Kaslo on Wednesdays  and Saturdays at S a. m., and on Sundays,  Mondays and Thursdays at 3 p. m.  Steamer leaves Kaslo for Nelson on Mondays,  Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at S a .m.���������  and on Saturdays at 3 p.m., connecting with,  all trains on tne C. & K. rail way to Robson.  The Company reserves the right to change this  schedule at any time without notice.  For full information as to tickets, rates, etc.,  apply at the  ���������^MHCompany's offices, Nelson, B.C.  J. W. Troup, Manager  .-.^< THE  MINER,  NELSON,  B.C., SATURDAY,  SEPTEMBER 23,  189  TMy,i������.vgrMf j Y??y7T.*w-iriKSLj,iw-^* ffMTCPflgPF^yjMaifrKfrnigi  JUJiWJ/ilfcSBI  T-iuwtnmjLiH!J  ULltc itliriCV  G*  The Mixer is printed on Saturdays, provided  the 'stall', is sober, and will be "mailed to any  address in Canada or, the United States, for  one year on receipt of two dollars. Those  desiring sample, copies will secure same on  receipt of ten eonts.  ���������Contract Advertisements inserted at the rate  of ������3 per inch, (down the column) per month  and as much more as patrons will stand.  "TiiANSlKNT Adveutise.ment.s inserted at the  rate of 15 cents per line first insertion, and 10  cents per lino for each subseciuenf insertion.  Advertisements running for shorter periods  than three months is classed transient.  Quack, Cure-All, Private Remedy, and Xcxt-lo-  Pure-RendingO,Iaticr ad veri foments are not  wanted.  Jon PiuNTrxu of high merit turned out in short  order.   Prices to match,  .Address  The Miner Printing &. Publishing Co.  nelson,   b.c.  to the detriment  of  all   other parts  of  "West ivoolenay.  We are of the opinion, therefore, that  upon those who selfishly attempted to  force the hand of the government in  their own interests, by the premature  construction of a badly located road,  should rest the responsibility aud the  cost of their- own ill considered action.  An Observer.  THAT WACOIV ROAD.  Those who are interested in having  tho government pay the private debts  ���������contracted by those in charge of the  -Kaslo wagon road, are using the rSxani-  iner for what it is worth in noising  t.Heir wishes abroad. TSlsowhorc will be  found a, communication 'which'rather  ���������closely fits into the Mix art's views on  the matter.  ?he  port ion of   the  ���������f. he Examiner would   have,  men! pay. represent,  if   the  been   correctly    informed.  .Arc the Examiner's readers  bills which  1 he gcivcrn-  MiNEn lias  provisions,  l c>. suppose  that those; who ran the boarding house  in connection with the work were maintaining a poorhouse, or that the men  were cinched up to the full extent for  their hoard, and that the house liiau-  ���������t\gers neglected lo .settle, their   provision  AN,OUTSIDE OPINION.  At the present time, when the attempt-  is about to be made to force the people  to decide for or against the house of  lords, it is interesting' to know what  opinion an intelligent outside observer  would form of this body. S. W. Snial-  j ley. the London correspondent of the  New York Tribune, has given his ptipor  an opinion which should carry weight,  as he is in a position to observe the  workings of t his institution, and form  an idea as to its desirability quite as  valuable as might be expected from an  outside source.    He says:  "Jt  is  not  often   that   the  House    of  Peers is called upon seriously to  debate  any   measure   of   leading   importance.-  Whenever this     necessity    arises-   the  country is  treated  to a  spectacle very  different from what   is  usually  seen   in  the lower chamber.     The latter is a popular body, influenced by the ever-changing  fancies   and   necessities   of   public  | opinion, aud though much of its labor is  'devoted to answering   legitimate -popular demands, there   is  running through  all its work the indelible stain   of  parts7,  warfare.  [.n the "Lords it is not so. The Peers  have not to answer to any constituents,  and herein lies the chief recommendation of the hereditary system. Whenever a big legislative proposal conies  up before the Lords, though we may  rokon upon a, distinct bias in favor of  the interests of property, it is always a  matter of certainty that, the discussion  will he of a higher class than is ever  aiVorde.d by the lower chamber. In the.  latter one man, Air. Gladstone, stands  head and shoulders above every other.  Mv. Chamberiain and Mr. Balfour- are  fine debaters, but every other- name lags  far-behind.    In the House of Lords there  formerly owned by E. E. Coy, has  found its way into the courts in connection with a mortgage held by E. O. Kil-  bourne of Seattle. It is said that Ivil-  bourne held a mortgage on the interest  for $5,000, which interest Coy afterward  transferred to a purchaser named King  for- $16,000. Kilbourneis now said to be  seeking satisfaction of the mortgage  through the courts.  BRITISH COLUMBIA   IRON  WORKS  ISA\K9N������ P������������"SKS.  BANK  OF  (Incorporated l>y Royitl Charter, 1862.)  CAi'ITAIi (]).'li(l up). ,������GI!0,()0I������     .  (With power to increase.)  nSTIELSOISr   BEA1TOH.  Corner of Baker ancl Stanley streets.  General Founders. Engineers, Boiler Makers, and Manufacturers  of, All Classes of Machinery. Sawmill and" Marine  Work a   Specialty. '  SOLE'  MAMWACTIilCElCS   OS-1   THE  Kendall Band Mill, B. G. Shingle Machines,  Steam. Log Hauling Machines.  Canada���������Victoria, Vancouver, New Westminster, Nanaimo and Kamloops.  United States���������San Francisco, Portland, Tacoma, and Seattle.  HEAD OFFICE: GO Lombard street, LONDON,  England.  ���������AGENTS'AUD 00SRESP0NDENTS:  CANADA���������Canadian Hank   of   Commerce   and  branches Merchants' Bank of Canada and  .brancho*; Imperial JJank of Canada and branches;  ]\lOlson's Bank and branches; Bank of  Nova Scotia.  UNITED  STATES���������Agents Canadian  Bank of  Commerce, Now Yoriv:  Bank of Nova Scotia, Chicago.  Traders' National Bank. Spokane,  QAVTNGS   DEPARTMENT���������  Deposits received at $1 and upwards, and  interest allowed (present rate) at 3.V per cent,  per annum.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Nelson, July 17,1S!)3. Agent.  "We keep in stock a full supply of Engineer and Mill Supplies, such as Pipe ancl Fittings, Brass  Goods, Sheet ancl other Packing Rubber Valves, Rubber ancl Leather Belting, Oils,  and Lubricants, etc.  HOISTING ENGINES and SINKING PUMPS FOR MINES  Oomer Alexander Street and Westminster Ave., VANOOUVEK, B. 0.  r  :l,       j. w. campion,       j. e. w. svsacfarlane  Agent "West Kootenay. Secretary-Treasurer. Manager  MOTELS  1)1 i  Is?  ��������� The Gold OltntiitVyiouci- has said that,  the government got one and one-qurter  anih'S of now road for over $7,000. The  ���������Gold Commissioner has not ciianged his  statement, nol withst;unlmg what tho  high salaried foreniam engaged on tho  work may say to the contrary.'  The religious pen-pusher on the Examiner should remember t-hat abuse is not  argument, and when he assails the  intelligence of the Miner, he does not-  advance materially', his pet hobby of:  -depleting the public treasury in satisfaction osctebts cont.!'ctcted by enthusiastic  boomers.  THE KASLO WAGON ROAD.  To the Editor:���������The Examiner of  .hist week suggests that the government  should pay certain sums alleged to he  -due upon the const ruction on the above  road, and .selects certain lirms for reimbursement, ignoring completely any  claims of ihecont.i actors who it .tisserls  lost their ail, adding "that it is perfectly  just." It may lie, but it snill's of Bible  justice; the taking from him that hat It  not. to give to him that hath. c  Messrs. Carney and Jianett, if we are  rightly informed, supplied the boarding  house proprietors, \vm> doubtless made  n profit out.of it, for it is not anywhere  stated that the workmen were not-paid,  and the amounts of their board bills  were deduct ed from their pay. if  Messrs. Carney and Barrett are to lie  paid it should be by i tie hoarding house  ���������proprietors, not by the government.  Tlie. motive for the uuikling of the  road in the tirsi instance as proposed by  the Kaslo delegation who last winter,  in Victoria solicited and received governmental aid, I hough not to the extent  asked for, was to secure for Kaslo the  whole of the fcjlocan trade and ore, and  thus deprive New Denver of the adven-  tage.s to which she was entitled as the  natural outlet and center of that section.  Had the government been   capable--of  are a, dozen spe  not comparable  who   are   in   all  iker*, who are, perhaps,  with Mr. Gladstone, but  1 respi-ets   the   equa.l,    in  some lire superior, of either Mr. Chamberlain ov Mv. Balfour.  The high quality of :hc> Lords' debating power has been once more illustrated  in this wick's discussions. Nothing has-  been finer in oratorical, dialectical display tiuui the speeches of jhe Duke of  Devonshire, the Duke of Argyll, Lord  Selhoi ne, Lord Rosebery and Lord Salisbury. It was unfortunate for the gov-  crnrnent party that for. ev^vy one who  could support the-- Home ��������� Rule bill the  Opposition had three speakers against  it, nor can it-be denied that the "weight  of argument, is entirely on the side of  the Opposition.  .Referring to the attempt to create a,  popular outcry agaiust the House of  Lords, Mr. Smalley very pertinently  remarks that the verdict'of the Lords is  treated by the newspapers according to  their party colors, but no-one can deny  the high quality of their debate, .'their  full knowledge of details,' and; the probable consequences to (his ill-fated measure. Il is probable that any effort to  raise the cry, 'down with the Upper  Chamber,' will pi ove a miserable failure.  4;AB'������STAB; ..<siSS' itsiUl-.niti,  Sir DONALD A. SMITH,...  Flon. GEO: A. DUUMMOND,.  15. S. CLOUSTON   .'���������4B'i,������������������>,������������������   President  .. ."Vice-President  General Manager  Til A rT D O'G DICK.  What ails mc now? -Oh. well, I'm blue, -  Although I can't just sec  The way it matters much to you.  Old Dick, my dog you know, is dead���������  And that's what's ailing me.  Just laugh again, you cussed fool���������  And wo shall disagree.,  One thing J early learned at school,  A laugh's ii. thing that needs sonic care,  Nor thrown around too free.  I've had that, clog for nigh ten years  Right by me night and day.  When I felt good he'd cock his ours  And give a look as if ho said  '.I hope its come to stay.'  When 1 was down in heart, and blue  I've seen him shake his head,  His honest eyes would look me through  Kelson   Branca:   Jk. "W.  Corner Baker and  , Stanley Streets.  Branches in London  (England), New York   and  Chicago and in the principal cities in Canada.'  .1IEOICAL.  Tlie TOW>' <J?'E-" "WATSON is situated between  Bear and Fish Lakes, on the Kaslo-Slocan  wagon road, 20' miles from Kaslo and 10  milesfrom New Denver, is the most central  point in Slocan district.  The-WATSON MOTEL is one of the best kept  houses in the entire Slocan country- The dining room ancl kitchen arc in charge of female  help of experience. The bar is stocked with  the best brands of Liquors and Cigars.  BREMNER  &  WATSON,  PROP1UETORS.  Sr������StTIX������ ������OOOS.  C. ARTHUR, A.M., M.D.,  PHYSICIAN,   Etc.,  Coroner for West Kootenay,  Oflice over Nelson Drug Store,  West Baker street,  Nelson, B.C.  LaBAU,   M. D.,  PlTYSlCIAN  AST)   SURGEON,  Rooms.3 and .1,   Houston Block,  Nelson, B.C.  Telephone,, 42.  siiuvj-;ve.\-������;.  Buy and sell sterling exchange and cable fcranfers.  Grant commercial ancl travelers' credits, available in any part of tho world ;  Drafts issued; Collections made; Etc.  SAVINGS "  BANK   BRANCH.  Rate of intei'cst at present 3\- per cent.  e.  SCOOTED AY  \f v**  .8^������f  rairv jj  As if to say, ' Yes, life is long  We'd better both be dead.'  <!  acce.ediui  ���������������  LO  tins proposition, which  meant the sacrifice of one v town to the  interests of another, it would be unworthy of the support of the people, and  won id" realize   this  at the   next  general  election. .,',.-,  :  Whatever may be the faults of the  o-overnment, that of parsimony in the  matter of West Kootenay public works  is not one of them, and it might safely.  and should have been trusted to do what  was necessary.  The road, if the account given lo us  from time to time be correct, from its  elevated position on the 'north, is partial in its benefits, being valueless for  ores discharged from the. mountains on  the south side of the Kaslo stream, and  a road to he of universal avail should he  taken clown the center of the valley.  Should the railroad not be built, the  government doubtless w ill be asked to  construct a road of general usefulness  as indicated above. To do this, and  purchase in addition the present detective one, would be to tax to its utmost  the liberality of the legislature, and lo  absorb the whole of the  appropriations.  A friend's a'friend that sticks all through  And never tries to cheat.  And after while itscemed as though  To live was loss a burden with  That dog there at my feet.  And now he's dead���������.I'm out a friend  The best I ever had  I guess.   Men weaken in the end.  When troubles come ancl yon get down  But dogs are not that bad.  WnjicJa BMjtcer  <>i*onii������].  Manager G. J. Goodhue of the Koot-  .enay Hydraulic Company reports that  the monitor will be run oh' that property until the winter holidays. The.lq.be  rains have increased the water supply  to a considerable extent, about 650 inches being now available. This is sufficient to do a good amount of business  with, and the last clean-up demonstrated that the conpany has pay dirt,  and plenty of it.  Kil3>������tiriie  Wants his Money.  It is reported that the.   three-sixteenths interest in  the  Dardanelles   mine,  At the month, of La France  Greek. The L-ake Port  and Outlet to the Famous St. -Mary's River  and the White G-ron.se  Country.  Seven Miles from the Pilot  Bay Smelter,  and  125  miles    from    Bonner's!  Ferry   on   the    Great  Northern  Railway.  A Limited Number of Lots  are now on the Market'  m the a/bove Townsite.  Prices $50, and $75. Terms  third Cash, balance in  6 and 12 months without interest.  Apply to.  Winchester Rides in 88-56, 40-65,  40-82, 45-70, 45-00. and 50 110 calibers with  octagem barrel, pric -, 318.00.  Winchester Kifles in 44 calibres  either model of '73 or '72, price $16.00 with  ectajjau, or $15.00 with round barrel.  Mtu-lin Rifles, model of '89, with  oCiHKfrin barrel, 44 calibre, price $18.00  c Marlin Rifles, model '03, 3S-55 calibre, octagan barrel, case-hardened mountings, price $20.00.  Tisdall & Greener shot suns.  A      S. GOING,  CIVIL  ENGINEER   AND   PROVINCIAL,  LAND   SURVEYOR.  Houston Block,  Nelson, B.  C.  .MISI.VU.  KeA  KJtlS'-,  and   _-(nrton"s  <h  \ir, beaver, arret otiu-r imps.  Rogers' Hunting Knives.  E.  P.   BLEDSOE,,  'EXAMINER'   OF   MINES,  Nicr.sox,   B.C.  TWENTY YEARS' EXPERIENCE IN THE  ! AMERICAN  CAMPS.   '���������  152-52  lis  C.  CAMPBELL-JOHNSTON  (of Swansea, India, and tho United Status.)  METALLURGIST, ASSAYER,  AND  MIXING   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.  S.  DAVYS.  .MINING   ENGINEER,  AND ASSAYER.  crEa.a&aw,; .H.iTccm.u,  Otliees Victoria Street.  NELSON. II. C-  IIE   SUBSCRIBER  HAS IN  STOCK or  en   route from   the  Com! :  w  I  4-  Carloit.i  Class, J\u//ls and.   Oils.  2   Carload Sash  and Doors.  2   Carload Dry  Clear I'ir  Eloorin  inch.  I  Carload Dry Clear Eir Ceiling, 4 inch.  I   Carload Factory  Cedar,  An   Immense   Stock of   Common  Lumber,     Shingles,    Laths,    Mouldi  Etc., as usual.  .U'fTIO.VKKICS.  .   ROIilXSOX.  G KN'KKA Ii    AUOTIONKKR  NELSON,  B.C.  Wanted-��������� Consignments- of Household Goods,  Surplus Stock. Ktc, for Auction.  Prom jit ret urns.  All business transactions strictly confident ial.  G.  O. Buchanan,  NELSON  Z LITEM M FEED _ST ABLE S  WILSON    &.   VV3LL5A5V330N,  B. H. LEE, Maryville.  C. HAMBER Gen. Agent.;  Nelson, B. C. nelson and kaslo  Kootenay Lake  SazvmilL  l-K-U'RIKTORS.  HAY AND   GRAIN P0E SALE.  Omnibus and carriage-- to and from all trains and  steamboat wharves. Saddle and pack animals  for hire. Freight, hauled and all kinds of job  teaming attended to.  ^abii- on Baker Street.   Office with Wilson & Perduo  is  IL ...... .-%��������� ������������������-:���������������������������s-..-1-i i-.-;~���������i-t.-vit.'khty .mwyi��������� y.-i-"v;ll,TMj'i?i"ji-.TM. ", ~:'A' ���������:    ���������������,'. ������������������������������������ ,vs,r.���������w������������������;  i$.H  !TSt"MSI-1F5  ,���������'���������"*!������������������-.'���������.,   -r-, ��������������� -s",   ���������  i\     -,>'<-.,.'.".-- ^ '.-���������   -������.,���������..-#'. .*.."L������1,'tP*'1i   ���������������������������   v    .'���������-���������s.,.���������:,>- ���������,-,.��������� <l -..1 :, i,- ��������� ,\,A-,-���������-,'  mm fi  4  THE MINER, NELSON,  B. C., SATURDAY,: ^SEPTEMBER 23,  1893.  A BEOKEF LEDGE  "Turns them, to shape, and  gives   to  airy  nothing a'local habitation arid a name.���������Shake's.  "Westward   the   course    of   empires  takes its way " is a remark  now  somewhat worn, originally made by one who  had noticed that lhe  inarch of civilization   has   for   centuries    been   steadily,  westward.     Cradeled somewhere in the  vast steppes and, mountain fastnesses of  southwestern Asia, the human race has  spiead out over the  earth.    To the east  it ran across the stfeppesof Tartary, and  along the fertile  plains and river bottoms of China.     With every  environment favorable, they grew in  numbers,  and civilization  waxed strong as  compared with  other tribes  of ..the-earth,  and then stagnated and has so remained  through the ages.   It was moving in the  wrong direction.    Westward -wandered  others and  builded empires.    Empires  that flourished, aud   grew  strong���������-arid  died.  , The remnants of the old decaying  nation   wandering   again; further west,  and. building anew*  It  was;,, quite in keeping with this obvious destiny that the  eastern shores of  America  should have received the first  pioneers of advancing civilization .who  have multiplied until now their children  look   across   the   broad   Pacific  to the  cradle of the race.   This progress, slow  at first  has gathered  momentum  each  successive    year.      From  the   crowded  centeres of the east com** those in whom  the old nomadic  spirit, that  sent  their  forefathers across the wildernesses  and  uncharted   oceans,   breaks   out    anew.  Men who feel strong  the  instinct  that  demands more air,  inore elbow room,  and   the\   smite  again   the   wilderness,  and "the desert blossoms like the rose."  saying so, and if he is  not he will talk  about anything from the prospects of  lead reaching $4  this   winter,   to   the  latest venture in the  church   building  line.    This  same ready frankness is carried into every department of his business..   He is generally "the old man" to  his   employes, and  hardly ever- thinks  or feels himself above them in any  way  because  he "pays and they receive.    In  the rapid  tips and downs of a town like  this we are speaking of, their positions  may be reversed within a yearV   Hardly  any of them came to him with any other  recommendation than a general appearance of being square and willing, and he  trusts them with a careless faith not to  be  understood' by, a  believer   in   "the  total depravity "of the race, which he is  riot.    Sturdy iu ways ever', he gives and  takes and often  staggers  under blows,  keeps  his  feet and  comes up smiling,  when   the average eastern   man  under  similiar circumstances would have gone  to the wall. "   ;  <S  I  was   thinking  of  all  this one  day  while   floating   down     the     Columbia,  catching the smell of smoke  from  railroad clearings,   and  getting  here   and  there a glimpse of a camp   through   the  clearings.     The  steamer made toward  the bank  for wood.    "Do   they follow  fishing here on an   extensive scale so far  up the river?" I asked, pointing to a row  of stakes out in   the'water, that looked  as if they  might   be  designed  to hold  nets.     "Yes,"   replied   the,  captain   to  whom my remark was addressed. "They  fish���������those  are  the  corner*  stakes of a  townsite."  Now that  our townsite has become a  town,   and the  business   man  has  just  nailed up his new sign, often   the  work  of; his own hand, may be  expected another interesting factor  in   the, sum of  western life���������the frontier    clergyman.  That he is where he is would  be to most  men sufficient evidence of his  sincerity.  A bed of roses is scarcely his lot, a pine  plank is thankfully received, sometimes.  Toiling, often like a laboring man, for a  wage that would  offend   a navvy,   no  man with common sense can consistently ,say he  is working    for the  money  there is or  might  be  in it.    Men who  have broken away from the restraints  of civilization, often  too  broad-riiiuded  for the petty squabbling dogmas of the  older centres; men who  care little for  the here, and less for the hereafter; men  who have slipped   from   under   the  old  burdens and are trying  to escape from  themselves; men with the good and  bad  ill on the surface and caring little how  either shows to the world; grim congregations of wild and unshorn sheep, these  pioneer shepherds    gather   sometimes.  Living roughly, and often little  encour-  l������e have the largest and best assorted stock 6  (Groceries, Dry Goodsv Boots and Shoes, Hardware,  Crockery and Glassware, in  the  Kootenay District  and as we sell for cash only, we can affordr to sell at  pricesr which defy competition. Call and prove this for  yourself :';.���������/���������/ ;V--;'V:'"v ������������������'-���������>���������  Telephone 27.  7, 9, and; 11 East Yernon Street, NELSON, B.G.  tafionery,  lank 'E  Office Supplies,  Novels,  and  Newspapers  W.  A.  JOWETT  Auctioneer and Commission Agent.  representing  And so I came in contact with one of  the  ways of  the wes't is builded up.   I  discovered that if the total population of  the Kootenays  was  divided up, and an  equal number given to each townsite in  existence or projected, the census return  would show an average   of  about 61.56.  "Centres of regions of  unparalled  richness, the only outlet, the  receiving and  distributing point of what is soon to become the most thickly populated portion  of the country," abound to an extent at  once bewildering to the enquiring mind,  and monumental  regarding  the enterprise of ^the   "promoters."    The  omnipresent    western   townsite   boomer   is  refreshing in his  disregard for the topographical nature of his chosen  spot.    A  favorite Ashing   ground,   provided  the  water is not too deep, a section of  the  unbroken forest, through which a squirrel would labor with difficulty, or time-  riven     crags,    dangerous    and    rough  enough  to .daunt  the heart of a Swiss  mountaineer, are  equally  liable  to  fall  victims to his choice.    In  this region he  only draws  the line at level land.   On  the handsome lithographed maps which  anon will adorn his coast office, they all  look alike, and the centre of  the "city "  is always nearest the unsold lots.  aged, it is no wonder that   the "call " is  one not frequently sought.    Rev. T. H.  Rogers, one of the pioneer .clergymen of  this  section,   an   earnest ^worker   in  a  stony vineyard, had a wistful look in his  eye  when  he  told  a little story of the  student days.    In  the university, what  had to be endured in the west was fairly  well known.      Often a  request would  come for some one about to graduate to  be s^nt west.   The. students would be  approached and asked if they would go.  A promise to make the matter a subject  of prayer   to   ascertain    whether   the  Lord    called    them,    so    many    times  brought the reply���������"They  did not feel  that they had a "call" in that direction.  All kinds of  cai goods.  1     >     We  expect  a  novelties in season.  ���������'music, and   niusi-  good  supply  of  m. 1, JOSEPHINE STREET,  NELSON, B. 0.  -  The Confederation Life Association, the Phcenix Fire  Insurance Company, and the Provident Fund Accident  Society; also the Sandy Croft Foundry Company,' near  Chester, England, makers of all kinds of mining 'machinery, air compressors, rock breakers, stamps, etc.   ,  " A W  HOTEL FOR SALE 1  Adjoining the government townsite of Nelson  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 Lines & Richards, Vancouver, B.C.  W.  A.  JOWETT,  Mining and Koal Estate Brokers, Auctioneers and Commission Agent,  AT  $125.00  AND  UPWARDS.  A characteristic incident is related of  Rev. J. M. Martin. When asked to contribute to the Kaslo-Slocan wagon road  he replied " I have no money but I have  two hands," and the next day he was out  with the gang handling the pick and  shovel. His flock have not forgotten it.  With the names of these two may be  coupled those of Rev. J. Turner, and  Rev. Father Berdard. Known and respected, even by those who refuse to  listen to them, these men have worked  hard, lived hard, takeu the knocks with  the remainder, aud yet, work on. More  valuable factors in the building of a new  country could not be found.  A recently finished, well-  equipped hotel at Duncan City  erected on two of the best lots  in the townsite, for sale or to  lease.  Any one desiring the property can have immediate possession.  For tetms apply to,  C. HAMBER,  Nelson, B. C.  SALE OF LOTS  IN   THK  Now and   then  one of these "cities,"  often   to   the   surprise   of   the original  owner, does  really   become  a "centre,"  and   grows  apace.       Then   comes   the  western   town   with   its, to   the   eastern  mind, many peculiarities.   Not the least  of these  is  the  western  business man.  Catering  to  a peculiar trade, he grows  in time to fall in line  with   its   peculiarities.    Generally he may be found ambitious    to    keep  a stock   ranging from  stockings to  steam   engines.    He  turns  from   "grub-staking"  a   prospector  to  discuss his  latest "addition," or   rushes  off a.  car-load   of   provisions,   to some  branch   establishment,   and  then  shuts  up the store so that all hands  can witness the race between the town favorite  and  some  outside horse.     No   flunkey  guards the door of his   private  office, if  you want to see him   walk  right  in.    If  he is  busy  he is not backward abouf-  TOWN OF NELSON  "^TOTICE is hereby givcu that a public auc  -*-^ tion sale of lots in the town of Nelson,  West Kootenay District, will be held at the Government Office, Nelson, on Saturday the fourteenth day of October next, at 12 noon, the follow  ing lots:  Block XVI, Lots 15, 1G, 20, 21, 22.  XXVI, Lots 1, 2, 11, 12.  XXXIV, Lots 1, 2, II, 12.  XLII, Lots 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12.  XLIV, Lots 1, 2, 3, i, 7, 8, 9,10.  XLIV(c) Lots 1, 2, 3, i.  "      XLVII Lots 1, 2, 11, 12.  XCIII. Lots 4, 7. .8.  .   Each lot will be sold subject to the erection of  a building of not less than   $250 value   within  three months from  the date of sale.   Any purchaser failing to erect such  building  within the  stipulated period shall forfeit his deposit and the  sale will be cancelled.  Terms, one-third cash, and the balance in six  ancl twelve months, with interest at the rate of 6  per cent per annum.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Assistant Commissioner of Lands  and Works.  Kaslo and New Denver papers please copy.  The first copies of  Perry's   Mining Map  of West Kootenay  Are now ready for Sale  and can be seen at  the C. & K. office.  Leave your orders at the  C. & K. S. N. C. offiice.  JOSEPHINE STREETS.  NELSON, B.C.  PANTS,    PANTS,     PANTS,  To make room for Fall Stock  I will sell fifty pairs of Pants  at $7>; $8; and $9 each, or  three for $20, $23 and $25,  also suits from $30, xjlj>. Now  is the time  to  save  money.  SQ,TJ  BF  I  Corner  Ward  and  Baker  Streets,  We 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.  We arc also  agents   for  EVANS   PIANOS   AND   DOHEL1TY   ORGANS.  ������ o e ������,  Ov*"^^  NELSON   STORE:  So. -i Houston A, Biali BCuiUling, .losepliinc Street.  You Drink Beer, of Course?  Then Drink the Best.  ISPS   IS   THE   BEST.  Be sura you get it.    The best qualty and lowest prices in  Liquors, Cigars, and Provisions at  BAKER STREET,   NELSON.  AGENTS  KOU  Hiram Walker & Son's,  Limited  and  Fort Garry Flour Mills  Manitoba  P. O. box 60.  Telephone. 24.  an  Get quotations on these  Materials from  S. E. corner Baker ancl Josephine streets,  NELSON, B. C.  REAL ESTATE,  FINANCIAL AND  INSURANCE AGENTS*  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.     Collections made.     Conveyancing documents drawn upu  Town Lots Lands and Mining Claims Handledon Commission.  *.  3 k;wi  _,....,........... ,..������-���������-���������--������������������-1- a.--"/-yA.-er-if-���������/;���������    .VO^V'ST."���������r\���������177 "i-Tr"**"irfSi*"*T~ '"���������^*l*T���������������������������^"-rv'H_.���������^^.^������������������.m������^s^^���������---^->������������������������������������������������������������������������? .��������������������������������������������� j���������������  v   ���������   ^"-"T^r^ l,;i%7,*,V.''--^--t^^ >*

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