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The Miner Jan 22, 1898

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 --���������--" .'- ��������� ^v..'Vi_i.'l^1. -/;-';.:-���������_ .������>.(  ������*3_s|  S:f-';''!'i^;:f-';54Snf^-iiS  Whole Numbei. 387.  Nelson, British Columbia, Saturday, Jan. 22, 1898.  Price Five Cents  ANOTHER DIVIDEND PAYEft IN THE  NELSON DISTRICT.  A BewarlMltlc Show las for Three Nattthn'  OperatUa *Wlth the llnmi Mtll.-  ftia.fjM to ha raid.  The Fern Gold Mining and Milling  Comparjy whote mine is situated about  two aud one tbird miles from Hall'e  ' aiding on tbe Nelson _. Fort Sheppard  railway iu the Nelson district has declared a dividend of $10,000 payable next  Tuesday, January 25. This ia considered  in mining circles to be a phenomenal  allowing considering the fact tbnt tbe  company ia incorporated for only $200,-  000 and baa had it. etamp mill in operation ouly about three months. Tbe  present dividend amounts to five pet  cent of the capital stock and the management expect to be in a position to make  another "payment in March next. It is  intended to push development work on  the property to aaceftain the exact value  of the ore a.v a greater depth. F. C.  Innes of Spokane is .largely interested in  the property arid-in. bd iuterview with  the Spokesman-Review, regarding tbe  mine said: ���������*-��������� ��������� .-  "Yes we have declared a dividend of  110,000-- said Mr. Innes - when asked if  the report was correct "I may say also  thntL we expect .to pay another dividend  in March, but T wont predict how large  it will be. Mining, like any other business, has its ups and down**, so the next  dividend may be large or small."  "The Fern is owned by a Vancouver  company, is it not V , .  "The company's head office is in Vancouver but the majority of the stock is  owned in Montreal. Tbe claim was  originally the property of the Montreal &  B.C. Prospecting Company and they sold  out to the present owners."  "Ton contemplate an increase in the  plant soon?"   '    .    .  -'We expect soon to bein _hape to treble  the output ot tbe mine but we are endeavoring to deoide which chemical process is beat suited to the treatment ot  our ores. With this end in view wo have  sent samples to Ban Francisco and Pen*  ver and. thorough tests will be made.  Having decided that point we expect to  increase the number ot stamps from 10 to  SO stamps and erect such a plant as will  profitably handle the tailings. We are  mining two grades of ore from different  chutes. Tbe low grade ore is run through  our mill and tbe high grade ore is shipped direct to tbe smelter. A recent shipment of tbe latter run 3.76 ounces in gold  and 1% ounces silver to tbe ton. We  have made a later shipment upon which  returns have not' been received which I  expect will run higher still.  -In the process ot milling we produce  about one ton of concentrates per day on  an average. A recent shipment of the  ' concentrates, wbiob ia about an average  in value, produced three ounces of silver  and 5.16 ounces in gold. The low. grade  ore which is run through our mill we  p estimate to average about $7.70 per ton  in free gold and $1.55 in concentrates.  "We have not yet gained sufftciieot  depth on the mine to determine the exact  diameter of the ore on low levels. We  have found, however,"' that ore that was  low grade on the surface had changed to  high grade at the 260-foot- level. We are  running auother tunnel which will tap  the ore at a depth of 385 feet. We have  three ledges ou the claim and one of  these has already been cut by this tunnel  and we expect to hare reached the tain  ledge by the middle of February. Tbe  Fern employs a regular, force of about 40  men and we have a large force engaged  in development work. There is an immense quantity of ore in sight and there  : seems no ^reason .why dividends should  not be declared regularly and in large  sums.  BTJBIEJ) IN.TBE SNOW.  the missing men could be found, and  from the condition of their outfit it is  thought that tbey must have been killed  the same dny they went out by a snow  slide, which had swept down the mountain side. Their outfit was practically  undisturbed aud the condition of their  cabin gave evidence that tbey had gone  out with the intention of returning in a  short time. In the cabin was found Mr.  Wagner's coat and vest, the vest containing nearly $100 in money. Near tbe  mouth of the tunnel about half a mile  from the cabin their tools were found.  A blacksmith shop stood near tbe tunnel  and tbey had evidently brought their  tools there to sharpen them. Tbe blacksmith Bbop had been swept away by a  snowslide about 20 ft wide and it is  supposed that the men were in it when  they met their fate. The searching party  immediately began to dig away tho snow  in Jhe hope ot finding tbe bodies. Tbey  were relieved by other parties from Ymir  and after three davs of incessant work  the search was abandoned for tbe present  The snow is very deep and tbe slides  about the mine are of considerable magnitude, which prevented tbe searchers  from working to advantage. Tbe bodies  will be left in their snowy grave until  spring when the melting snows -will solve  the mystery of their fate. Both men  were well known in Spokane and had  considerable property in different parte  ot the country. They bad tbe reputation  ot being honest and square in their dealings, of good habits and generally respected.  Mining News.  Charles Wagner and J. J. Iwu Meet am  .  lintlmelj Death. Near Wmlr.  News has been received of a tearful  tragedy near Ymir whereby two miners  named Wagner and; Lunz met their  death in a showslide early in December  It appears that on December 6, the'two.  men arrived atYmir from Spokane and  next morning engagedipackers tp.tfansr  port them nnd their outfit to the Alabama Consolidated Co's. mine about five  miles from town,��������� on which they were  engaged to do development work. The  packers left the two men at the mine  about noon on Dec. 7 th and that was the  last seen of them. It had been Wagner's  custom when working on the claim to  make occasional visits to Ymir for supplies, and on his failure to appear as  usual suspicion that something had  happened was aroused and a party of a  dozen men was organized on January 10  to go out and investigate.! :No trace of  Three carloads of ore from the Waver-  ley mine near Albert Canyon are to be  shipped immediately to Swansea, Eng.  ��������� The Ruth mine near Sandon is expected  ta pay a $75,000 dividend sometime during the present month.  The Whitewater mine in tbe Sloean  district has declared a $30,000 dividend  bringing tbe total to date to $154,000.  The British Columbia Prospecting aud  Promoting company will shortly open up  the Oriental olaim on Lookout mountain  near Trail.  , The sale of tho Evening Star to tbe  Mackintosh Syndicate for $200,000is  reported fiom Kossland.   '  A contract has been let to rawhide 600  tons-ot ore from tbe Velvet mine in tbe  Rossland district, to tbe railway a distance of six miles.  TheS. S. Coronto wbiob arrived at  Victoria last    Tuesday had on   board  Yukooers who had among tbem a million  dollars worth ot gold dust  '/    ,  j'The Snowaboe in  Greenwood  camp  which for a time was owned by Patsy  Clark under a $50,000 working bond has  again been bonded for $65,000.  A shipment of ore made last week from  the Republic mine near Slooan City to  the Nelson smelter went 205 ounces in  silver and $18 in gold to the ton.  On January 7th another dividend of  $100,000 was declared by tbe Reco mine  near Sandon making the total dividends  to date $287,000. It is expected that  another $100,000 dividend will be declared within a few days.  The Wasco group a mile from Champion iu the Salmon river district has been  sold to the "Wilkioson Exploration Syndicate ot London, England, for $20,000 by  J. J. McKane nnd R. W. Groga&of  Rossland.  H. C. Bollinger, lnte superintendent of  the lleinre smelter at Trail has accepted  the position of superintendent of the Le  Roi company's new smelter ul Northport  The Department of the Interior has  Usued aa immigration literature acoD.ise  little,, pamphlet of the mineral resources  of tbe Dominion, devoting the greater  portion of the space to British Columbia.  > JT. G. Whittier one of the owners of the  Goodenough mine near Kaslo denies  the report that he is going to the Klon-  dyke and. that the mine is closed down  inconsequence.  Mr. D. J. MeeDonald, until recently  superintendent ot the Galena Farm near  Sloean has been appointed Inspector of  Metalliferous mines for the Province of  British Columbia and is at present inspecting the mines of the Rossland camp.  Negotiations for the sale cf the Columbia and Kootenay mine ia the Trail  CreekJdivision tothe British America  Corporation are now pending. F.  August Heinze did not take up.the bond  which expired last September since  wbiob time work has been suspended.  The Trail Creek News says: "The  water-jacket furnaces for tbe Bilver-lead  stack have arrived in Trail and the work  of construction will soon commence. Mr.  Heinze will, in all probability, remain in  Trail long enough to see the silver-lead  works on the way to completion and to  hasten the time when the Sloean ores as  well as the Trail Creek ores can be  treated in Canada."  THE CITY FATHERS.  BELSON'8 SE00ND OUT  COUNCIL  MEET.  siaaejas: Ca������_all_ee_  far JIm Year.-Clvle  ���������MelaU Ke-eleete-l Wlthaat ���������>������_-������������������_���������  U.a.-A ���������>.���������_��������� !���������������,  The newly elected members of the  Nelson City council for 1808 were duly  sworn in and took their seats at the Council Board last Saturday afternoon. After  routine Charles E. Sealey was re-appointed city clerk, water commissioner and  assessor. The following standing committees for tbe year were appointed:  Board of Works ��������� Aldermen Malone,  Hillyer and Whalley; Finance Committee���������Aldermen Teetzel, Gilker and Madden. Several notices of motions were  given after which tbe council adjourned  until Monday January 17th at 3 p. m.  Council met pursuant to adjournment,  with Mayor Houston presiding and all  aldermen present.  After the minutes of the last meeting  had been read and adopted, accounts  amounting to $495 were read and on  the recommendation of the Finnnce committee ordered to be paid.  By-law No. 23, authorizing n ioau of  $5,000 to meet the current expenses of  the year, repayable out of tbe revenues  for 1898, on a note signed by the mayor  and the finance committee was read  three times and laid over for reconsideration at the next meeting.  The election of civic officials for tbe  ensuing year was then proceeded with  when the mayor was appointed  city collector; A. L. McCullooh city  engineer for, 3. months at a salary of $150  per month; City Solicitor John Elliott at  salary according to services rendered;  Auditor J.. R. Hamilton at a salary of  $100 a year; Chief ot tbe Fire Brigade  W. J. IhompBon at a salary of $80 per  month; City Treasurer Aid. Teetzel chairman of the finance committee, all tbe  city funds to bo deposited with the  Bank of Montreal; Health Officer Dr.  LaBs.uatasaU.ryof $500 per year; Inspector ot eleotrio light, wire jkJ������s~|jbjs"  Phee; Pound Keeper, John* Miles;  Plumbing Inspector, A. L- McCullooh.  On motion of Aldermen Hillyer. end  Madden tbe salary of tbe Police Magistrate was increased from $30 per month  to $600 per year.  The matter of securing a site for a city  pound was referred to tbe Board of  Works.  The city engineer was instructed to  inspect tbe Carney Hall and report at  the next meeting of the council and also  to deposit all plans and profiles of  city work in tbe office ot the city clerk.  A letter was received from Mr. J. L.  Woods, representing tbe publication  "Canada from Ocean- to Ocean". Requesting the council to take steps to have  Nelson properly advertised by illustrations. Mr. Woods who was present addressed the council stating that the work  was being prepared under the patronage  ot tbe Dominion Government and showed  letters from Sir Wilfred Laurie.,,Hon.  Mr. Sifton and the premiers of the different provinces, commending the enterprise. It is intended that a free write up  of each province and city be.given, tlie  cities to pay for their own illustrations at  the rate ot $50 each. The British  Columbia section will be edited by Mr.  Gosnell. provioial librarian. The book  will be distributed throughout Europe  and the United States by the Dominion  government and the C. P. R. and a copy  sent to all the Boards of Trade and public libraries in Canada.  On motion the matter of securing space  for illustrations of Nehou was referred  to the finance committee with power to  act.  The mayor announced that he proposed  beiog absent from the city for a few days,  and Alderman Malone was appointed  acting mayor durin g his absence.  Con.cil adjourned until Monday,  January 24.  ,   Mr. ���������cadly-H fa per DU.usscrt,  Vancouver, Jan. 22. (Special.)���������Tlie  second annual meeting of the British  Columbia Association of Mining Engineers held here this week was a great  success. Mr. Robt. Headly's paper on  the "Possibilities of Smelting," is receiving a great deal of discussion.  Phair said that he had not visited Vancouver since 1891 and waa surprised at  the growth and progress of tbe city.  The hotels are full of people bound for  the Yukon gold fields, and the merchants  ore doing e rushing business outfitting  Klondyke parties. Tbe Kootenay and  the Nelson district in particular is rreeiv-  a good deal of attention and tbe more  sober minded busineaa men recognize tbe  fact that when the Yukon excitement has  passed and tbe gold fields of the Klondyke, Eldorado and Bonanza creeks exist  only as a memory, the gold and silver  mines of tbe Kootenay will be giving np  their treasures in ever increasing qrutnti  ties.   '         Three Yean la lhe rea.  . The two men D.mers and Evans arrested for burglarizing the Hudson's Bay  Company's store on Jan. 3rd were tried  before Judge Forin on .Monday. -The  evidence-was ot such u nature as to leave  do doubt of their guilt W. A. Mac-  DonaUI'of MacDonald & Johnston, prosecuted and W. A. GaUiber, of Camber -, J_(������Wilson defended Dement, but  durmg'ihe course ot the trial asked to be  allowed to withdraw from the defence as  the prisoner had miorepteeented the case  to bim. Both were found guilty and  sentenced to three years' each in the  Provincial pententinry. In passing sentence His Honor said that tbe evidence  given by tbe prisoner themselves was  a tisane of falsehood and perjury tbe like  of which had scarcely ever come under  his notice. Both were bad men and tbe  community would be better without their  presence for a few years. The prisoners  were token to New Westminster on Tues-  by Chief of Police McKinnon.  WARSHIPS LEAVE VICTORIA-  Hater Healed Of-tew.  ���������������������������������������*__ Bcstlaa-  --��������������� China. ,'  Victoria, Jan. 22���������(Special)���������The British warships Impereuse, Pheasant and  L-eanler are leaving port immediately under sealed orders, taking on board provisions tor six months. Their supposed  destination is China or South America,  most probably the former.  it  Mr. Ptaalr Talks or uls Trip.  E, E. Phair, the genial proprietor of  the Phair hotelretnrned on Tuesday evening from a visit to Vancouver, where he  completed arrangements lor the improvementsto be made i a tbe-near future to  that popular hostelry. The hotel has  always had an enviable reputation among  the travelling public and the changes  contemplated are of a nature that will  add greatly to the convenience and comfort cf its guests. Questioned as to the  condition of business on the coast" Mr.  f. W. GBmjNiW MIU..  The War* af <*���������������_ Jrw������ Ut������ Wear)? cam������!e(������  . ������MMiKwti.e^|iela^.M(ai|efi.  . The. new saw, mill erected by Thomas  Gray riw the city whartia-rapidly approaching completion and ia expected to  be ia tunning order in about three weeks.  A large force of men are busily engaged  in placiog the machinery and finishing  the building. The new mill is built on  piles out iu tbe lake about .250 feet from  the railway right of way and ia a strong  substantial structure. ' It is connected  witb tbe city wharf by a mill wharf 200  by 35 feet, tbe mill itself beiug 135x30 ft  Tbe new machinery consists of two boilers, 80 horse power engine, top aud bottom saws, Tatum and Bowen carriages,  cut off saws etc., all of the most improved pattern. Tbe old building on  the shore has been turned around, tbe  machinery overhauled und every thing  placed in first clasa order for turning out  doors, sa_b, turned work and all kinds of  planed work. In conversation with a  Mines report.., Mr. Grey said that tbe  capacity of the mill would be 30,000 feet  in 10 boure, .which would be the daily  run when started. The prospects for a  good reason were bright nnd be anticipated a ready sale for all the lumber be  could manufacture. He has half a mil  liou feet of logs cut on the SlitCHu rail way  which will be brought to tie mill by  rail. --  .VeW������M HtheyMm VlcUrlaa*.  The Nelson Hockey team went to  Kaslo ou Saturday to piny n friendly  game witb theKnsIo Hockeyiste, end returned victorious on Sunday, after an  exciting and well conteated game. In  tbe first half Kaslo secured three  straight goals and appeared to have the  game all their own way. In the eecond  half the visitors pulled themselves to-  getber and by superior combination  play interspersed with brilliant individ*  ualshots made four successive goals.  Kaslo scored next making a tie. A  deciding goal was theu played which resulted in favor of Nelson after a lively  and exciting half minute. An excellent  game was put up by both teams.  The -feiMia rubtlc Schoul.  The rapid increase in the school population of the city has necessitated the  opening of a fourth department and the  employment of an additional assistant  teacher. The board have leased the Salvation Army barracks on Victoria street,  which will be used as a schoolroom for  the present. Should the present rate of  increase continue a fifth teacher will be  required after Easter. Inspector Burns  visited and inspected the different departments ot tbe school this week and expressed himself as well pleased with the  quality of the work done by the teachers  and the progress of the pupils.  At tlie first meeting of the Rossland  new city council all the civic employees  except City Clerk McQueen and Police  Magistrate Jordan were dismissed. J. L.  Gr. Abbott -was appointed city solicitor at  a salary of $100 per month.  GENERAL LOCAL NEWS.  EVENTS   OF   IHTEBE8T   IN   AND  ABOUND NELSON.  Brief   MeatUa   ef   Mappealao* In   lhe  ���������Matrlet Darlas the rant  ���������eve* start.  Jan. 21 .���������Silver 561;.    Lead 3.50.  S. J. Mighton visited Sloean this  week. '  Rossland will hold a winter carnival  on Febunry 18 and 10.  Mayor Houston left on Tuesday for  a few days* visit to Moyie.  Tom C. Gray of the C. & W.Tiiiiway  of Trail, was a Nelson visitoron Thursday.  Rev. Ml*. Frew has returned from a  lecture tour though the northern Sloean towns.  John A. Turner has been confined to  his room, for the past week with an  attack of erysipelas.  During tbe absence of Chief McKinnon nt New Westminister, J. Robinson is acting as night patrolman.  W. D. Barclay, suptcrintendent of  the A. R. & C. Co., Lethbridge, registered at the Phair Wednesday: evening.  J: E, Boss, a well known mining  man of Spokane; is in the city looking  after his mining interests in this district. , ':  Capt. J. W. Troup has been appoint  ed to superintend the construction of  the new C. P. B. steamers for the  Yukon.  The plans have been prepared for  the* new C. P. B. shops at Rev elstoke,  to which place the shops at Donald will  be removed. -  Rev. Father Fortraiaof Nelson visited SlocBii City this week and- made  arrangements for regular Sunday  services at that place.  J..M- Karris, one ot the -principal  owners of the Reco mine near Sandon  passed through the city on Thursday  en route to Spokane.  J. E. Amiable returned on Monday  evening irom Jn.il, accompanied by.  Mrs. Amiable and family, who have  taken up their residence in the city.  The Nelson Fire brigade held a practice on Wednesday evening and made  a-jfood run down Baker street.   All  the hydrants were found in good condition.  T. W. Holland of Vancouver, British Columbia manager of the Dominion Building & Loan Association spent  -Monday and Tuesday-in the city in tho  interests of the company.  George Kidd of Vancouver lias been  appointed, manager of the brunch of  the Merchants Bank of Halifax, which  will shortly be opened in Nelson and  will arrive here in a few days,  Capt. Gore late captain of the ill-  fated steamer Nakusp has been appointed to the position of port captain  of the. O. P. R. fleet in Kootenay  waters with headquarters at Nelson.  W, F- Tye, late chief engineer of  tli_ Columbia & Western railway, who  recently completed a survey for a rail--  way_f_,iuiijtb������ Col 11 in bin 'river to Pen-  tecion fortliat company, visited Nel-  aoii.thjs' week.  Kal&urta is the name of the new  town formerly known as Gout river  landing, where all the supplies for the  Crow's Nest Pass railway arc landed.  It luis already a population of nearly  four hundred people.  Neil Keith a prominent railway contractor on the Crow's Nest Pass railway was in the city this week. He has  two gangs of men at work, one about  25 miles from Goat river landing and  theothernear the sunimifc.  The Ladies Aid Society of the  Presbyterian Church gave a very  pleasant social in the church on-Friday evening which was well attended.  A^-OL-bprogranime of music, recitations etc. by local talent was given  and light refreshments were served by  the ladies. '���������.  At the meeting of the B. C. Association of Mining Engineers held in. Vancouver on Tuesday, Robert __. Hedley  and A. D3. Holdich of Nelsorj presented  papers for discussion, the'/former on  "The Possibilities of Smelting in British Columbia." and the latter* on "Odd  Notes on Mining."  Before the Supreme Court at Victoria last week the appeal of the Hall  Mines Company from the verdict of  the jury in H. Moore vs. Hall Mines  tried afc Nelson was heard before the  full court. Theverdict of the jury gave  Mooi-e $1000 damages for loss of an  eye and other injuries from an explosion in the mine. The appeal was dismissed with costs nnd the verdict of  tho jury sustained.  At a meeting of the Sloean City  Commissioners held last week the  secretary was instructed to communicate with the mayors of Nelson and  Kossland and request the co-operation  of the citizens of those two cities in  placing before the post offlce department the advatages of having; the  mails taken over the Sloean river  branch of the C. P. R.  The finance committee of the city  council decided not to accept the  proposition of J. L. Woods to have  illustrations of Nelson inserted in  "Canada from Ocean to Ocean." Mr.  Wood left for Kaslo on Tneaday even*  ing to interview the council of that  city. Before leaving he informed the  Miner that Nelson wae the only city  in British Columbia, so far that had  not accepted his proposition.   > -���������''  Shortly after midnight on Thursday  residents of the city were aroused  from their peaceful slumbers by reports resembling heavy cannonading,  which however turned out to lie nothing more serious than the Chinamen  inaugurating their New Year festivities, with the firing of firecracker..  There is consolation to people of weak  nerves in the fact that a large consignment of firecrackers from Victoria  have not arrived nnd the. supply on  hand is limited. The Celestials have  been celebrating and enjoying their  annual holiday for the past two days  in good style.  William Archer of New York, who  is largely interested in the hydraulic  works, now being built on the' Pend  d'Oreille river is in the city., Uw.  Archer is one of the largest contractors io New York and is at present engaged un the construction/ -of- the  tallest building in tbe world, it being  thirty-two stories high. ,Aa an example of the advancement made in  tho science of building he instanced  the fact that* as. each storey is completed it is immediately occupied, the.  workmen going on with the next,  without .������co*>v4>ni<.nce either to themselves or to the occupant-- 0/ the lower  flats.-^  NELSON BEAD3 TBE LIBT-  -.1  a. port* fr-ram This fart fay laff the p|������h.  cm la .he rrevU-.ee.  Citizens of Nelson and of West Kootenay in general will be pleased to learn  that tbe value of exports from this port  during the. ear was greatly in exoeaf of  that of auy other port io the province  and wu6 almost equal to thai of all the  other ports combined. Tbe total export*  for the province for the year as Bbown hy  tbe customs returns were valuod at f 16,-  457,54.0, of which the port of Nelson is _  credited witb $7j715,418, an increase of  $4,911,454 over that of 1896. In value  of imports Nelsou ranks second on the  list witb 81.474,473 end Victoria firs.  with $2,913,594. In amount of duty  paid this port ranks an easy secnud with  $431,038 as against $250,049 in 1886,  Victoria contributed $733,439 in 1897  and $634,570 ia 181)������ to the revenues of  the Dominion. The above figures speak  for themselves and ore nhundant evidence of the continued progress and  development of this part of the provinoe.  The increasing development of tbe  mining iudustry aud the stimulus given  to all brancbeti uf trad.* by tbe construction of tbe Crow's Nest Pass railway leads to the belief that tbe year upon which we have just entered will show  as great if not greater percentage of increase over 1807 and more firmly establish the reputation of West Kootenay as  the mb**t prosperous and progreeaive  mining country in the world.  *������?  Wee-dlai Bella*  P. Lamont of tbe Canada Drug _c Book  Co., visited Kevelstoke on Tuesday ot  last week on an interesting mission, the  object of which was fully explained when  Mr. Lamont returned to the city on Friday accompanied by his bride, nee Miss  Mary Thorn of Russell, Manitoba. Rev.  Mr. Frew of this city performed the  marriage ceroinony. Mr. and Mrs. Lamont have taken up their residence on  Carbonate street.  On Saturday January 15 by Rev. Geo.  H. Morden, Peter Larson of the city of  Nelson to Wilhelmine Peterson of the  city of Copenhagen Denmark.  On Wednesday January 19 by Rev.  Geo. II. Morden. David Reliberger of the  town of Ymir to Annie Sawyer of the  city of Nelson.  On Thursday January 20 by Rev. Geo.  H. Morden, John Lintibaugli of the city  of Nelson to Anna Hanson of the city of  Rossland.  A petition is being circulated requesting the city council to close saloons.  mines, skating rinks and all sorts of  stores on the Sabbath, iu Rossland. THE MINER, NELSON  B. C, SATURDAY, JAN. 22, 1898.  Wm JRiner.  TIIK MINEI. ia printed on Salurduys, and  will bo mailed to any address in Canada or  the United States tor one year on receipt of  two dollars.   Single copies live cents.  CONTKACT ADVERTISKMEXTS inserted  at the rate of $3 per column incli per month,  TRANSIENT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted  . at the rate of 15 cents per nonpareil line first  insertion, and lO'cent. per line for each subsequent Insertion. Advertisements running  for shorter period than three months are  classed transient.  ALL. COMMUNICATIONS to tlie Editor must  be n .complinled hy tho name nnd address  of the writer, not ncce .sarily for publication, but an evidence of good faith.  THE LABEL on your pa|>vr shows the date on  which your paid up subscription expires.  It in aireiins kindly remit nnd sec that the  date is chainrcd, -which should he milllcicnt  receipt.  PRINTING turned out in llrst-ratc style nt the  shortest notico.  ���������DOKSSS  The Miner Printing & Publishing: Co.  NELSON. B. C.  &  LODGE MEETINGS.  NELSON LODGE, No. 23. A. F. St A.  M. meets second Wednesday in each  month.  Visiting brethren Invited.  <3. I_, Lennox, Secretary.  1.  0. O.  F.     Kootenay Lodge,  No. 10, meets every Monday night,  at   their  Hull, Kootenay street.  Sojourning; Odd Fellows cordially invited.  WM. HODSON, Secretary.  ..NELSON   LODGE  No. 23, K. of P.,  Xftmeots in Cnstle hall, McDonald block  JM-Vcry Tuoaday evening at 8 o'clock,  7AII visitini. knights cordially invited,  J. J. Malone. C.C.  (82.) Geo. Partridge, K. of R. and.S.  NELSON LODGE. I. O. Q. T. Meets in  Castle Hull, McDonald Block, every Monday  evening at . o'clock. Visltinp Templars cordially invited, John H. Grkkn,  Chief Tomplnr.  John TKLfowp, Sce'y-  "the- government wns determined,  even nt the cost of war, that the door  of Chinese conmieicc should not he  shut to Great Britain."  Mr. Chamberlain's remarks were  directed probably in particular to  France and those of the Chancellor of  the Exchequer to Germuny. There is  nothing bombastic about them and  they afford a very striking con.ri.st to  the Emperor of Germany's "mailed  fist" frothings. At the same time they  are a direct reply to it.  ABROAD AND AT HOME.  SATURDAY. JAN. 22,1898.  SOLDIERS.  The movement to form a regiment  of militia in the Kootenay3 is meeting  with success and numbers of men are  enrolling themselves. We may possibly be -wrong in using the word  ���������regiment,' hut unfortunately our  knowledge of the subject is rather  vague. Recruits will be drawn from  all over the country, one company  probably being raised at Kamloops and  its vicinity, hut the headquarters  should be here in Nelson. It will be  found that the number of men willing  to don the 'the "Widow's' uniform will  be greater here than elsewhere, and  the advantages, which have been so  often pointed out, of _V___ou**t.oe_i **������������������������]  position with her facilities of travel in  every direction, point to her as the  strategic as well as the commercial  capital of Kootenay.  An affai-r of this kind must necessarily be confined to British subjects,  a point which unfortunately excludes  our American cousins who dwell  amongst us from joining in the movement. Their appreciation of the peace  and order which they find on this side  of the line would otherwise naturally  lead them to support any movement  whose sole object is further security.  A handsome and serviceable uniform  has 'been designed; It consists of a  brown jacket, madeprobablyof cotton  for the summer and of blanket for the  winter, corduroy breeches and gaitevs,  topped with the broad, stiff brimmed  hat of the Northwest.  Tho fact that the importance of all  familiar things palls before the mag-  ni.lci-n.a of things in the great unknown has given rise to many wholesome proverbs. This strange, trait in  the human character has always left  men unsatisfied with the things that  are and driven them forth in search of  the things that may be. Our own  race is distinguished by an aggravated  form of the complaint and while it has  led mankind in general to wander from  home, it has led us in particular to  build up an empire that is the wonder  of tlio world.  Today it is driving men in shoals to  the Yukon. Already they are going  in hundreds, and presently the hundreds will become thousands. Places in  the steamers have to be booked weeks  in advance. Of all this crowd that'is  pouring itself into the frozen north,  scarcely "any have any fixed idea of  what they are going to do when they  get there, and when they at last arrive  at the great El Dorado they will not  be any hearer that vague golden future  than when they started. There are in  the Yukon now sufficient people to  take up all the placer ground of any  particular value that has yet been  discovered, and failing the discovery  of further rich beds there is practically  nothing for this surging, seething  crowd to do, hut to turn round and  come out again.  Many old hands, too wise to follow  the path of the great rush, will go  north overland through the Omineca  country, a mysterious and little known  part of our province. Hence have been  brought from time to time rumors of  gold, if not so rich as the Klondike  itself, sufficient at any rate to enable  a man to build up a fortune for him self  in a short time. The journey by this  route becomes an exploration which  is more than likely to produce results  that will keep the finder in this Province, benefitting him and us equally.  In any case this vast influx of people  to the north among whom will be  numbers of experienced prospectors,  cannot fail to result in having our  northern territory fully examined.  ��������� Meanwhile, to those who stay lie-  hind, it is comforting to think that  Kootenay is not yet a played out camp  and the greater the number that go  after the things they know not of, the  fewer of us there will be to share the  many good things that our own district affords.  NELSON     IR #  m ,R0N       WORKS  NELSON, B. 0.  Iron and Brans Ciistlii-;. or every D> ex.rlp-  tlon.   Bcpiilr.  and   JeMMnt;  833 A SI-K������:iA_.Tl.  F. C. CAMBLI- I.1-. ; 1-RANCIS J, O'REIIXY.  M. lu-t.c.l_.   M. Can. Soc. C.I": ___o_. .VI. In_t. C.E.  M.Am. Soc. C.E.   V.1..S. for ll.C, I'.I-.S. for B.C.  (Lite H _>. ling. Ota. of I'ub. Wits, Ko.il.iiil, ll.C.  of C_ii_<U In II.C.|  Nelson, _...;  GAMBLE & O'REILLY  civjl _-_.oin_.kr_,   o    e   e  9     PROVINCIAL LAND SVttVEYORS.  Accountants and General Agent-.  Agent. Insurance Co. of North America.  NELSON -       <787>        - B. C.  ���������'Just  Opened"  THE FERN  CIOAR   STORE  Next door to Spokane Northern ticket office  We enrrv a full line of        Tnhilprne  English and American    ��������� u DJ,W'U**  Imported and Domestic CIOARS  Oi:!ua9oan MOHERfe BLISS  DANGER.  It is not often that two cabinet  ministers are found making such warlike utterances as were reported in  Wednesday's papers. These speeches  are not casual words dropped partly by  accident, and possibly the bellicose  result of n too good dinner, but they  aro calm, cold, deliberate announcements mi-fle by ���������men. who know that  their word, will lw-at once telegraphed  into all the corners of the globe, and  as such will become an announcement  of Great Britain*, policy to all whom it  * iriiiy concern.  At the banquet of the Liverpool  Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Chamberlain pointed out that since the Great  Powers were bitten with "megalomania" (a new word Joe, and a good  one) the German Empire had increased  six fold ��������� and the French four fold,  while England had only added a  modest third to her colonial empire.  The important part of his speech  follows: "Looking to the certainty"  he said "that we are likely to be excluded by hostile tariffs from any  country whore the British flag does  hot float, our present policy is to take  a very firm attitude [and to maintain  free markets. *','*.������������������* We have a  three fold duty; first, to keep" what  rightly belongs tons; second, in Lord  Hosebery's words, 'to ������������������ peg out claims  for posterity': and, third, if anyone  tries to jump these claims, gently to  prevent them."   0     '  There could scarcely be a more  explicit statement and definite warning than that, unless it is Sir Michael  Hicks-Bea-ch's speech at Swansea on  ' the same evening. Sir Michael is the  Chancellor of the Exchequer and, by  no means a man to be carried off his  feet, or to allow himself to be in any  way rash. Alluding to the exciting  events in the far East,  he said that,  tERTIFICATt' Of inPKOf BWBST*.  LAURENCE   (FRAC.)  MINERAL CLAIM.  Sit _���������ate n* the Nelson Minisco Division or  West Kootenay District���������Wi-Ebb Located.���������Half MILE NORTH WEST OV  MOUTH of West Fork of Wild Horsb  --^JRKEEK,al_BOUN������ED^^^  Nora, Mugwump and Gibi-alter, on  East by- Nelson and Nora and on West  dy Gibralter Mineral Claims.  THAJCE NOTICE ihrtt We. Qore. Unmet &  1, Co., ngents for London & British Columbia Gold Fields. Ltd., Free Miner's Certificate  No, 98790, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for tho purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the Above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section  37.  must  bo commenced before the  issuance ot such Certlllci.to of Improvements.  GORE, BURNET & CO.  Dated this _9th day of November, 1897.   801  NORA   FRACTIONAL   AND TOUNTNEY  FRACTIONAL MINERAL CLAIMS.  Situate in the Nelson Mining* Drv-isiON or  West ICootknav District.���������Where Located.���������Half mile north WEST OK MOUTH  ok NohTit Fori* ok Wild Ilonae Creek.  from the dnto herapf, to apply to the Miniiuc  Recorder for n ccrtlftcuto of Improvement., for  the purposo of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  GORE. BURNET __ CO.  Dated this 29th day of November, 1887.       803  EMMA MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Nelson Mining Division of  West Kootenay District.���������Where  located:���������On the North side or Kootenay River, About W miles vest from  Nelson and . mile back from River  and is an Easterly Extension ok the  ANACONDA.  TAKE NOTICE that we, Gore, Burnet &  Co., agents for James F. Burr. Free  Miners' Certificate No. 89748, John J. Baker,  Free Miners' Certificate No. 83336 and' Price  McDonald, Free Miners' Certificate No. 1155a,  intend, sixty days from date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of  improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37. must be  commenced  before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  GORE. BURNET & CO.  Dated tins llth day of November, 1897.    (798)  DRESSMAKING  and Plain Sewing  By day or in room over Shaw's  grocery store. Reasonable prices.  Call after 6 o'clock in the evening-.  828 MISS   MEYER  NEW YEAR  flusical   Instruments  VIOLINS  GUITARS  MANDOLINS  BANJOS  The Heintzman & Co. Piano has  that soft, sweet, full tone which is  only found in the genuine "Heintzman & Co." Piano.  Call  and  see them  at  Thomson Stationery Co.  limited. _C2  X-TS-X-SOBT.  PBOFI.tttUMiAl CA*D������.  CHRISTIE & ANN ABLE, INSURANCE,  R_alE_tat_ and Rental, Agent. District  Agent Canada Life Assurance - Companr.  Money to loan.   Office opposite Poet Office. 770  ^r^rTTrTTTTTTTTTTfTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT^  IL HOLDICH, ASSAY EU AND ANA-  _.   lytical Chemist, Hall street. Nelson. 701  It.   HARRISON.   BARRISTER,   NO-  _���������   tary Public, Sloean City. _5������  ML- GHIMMKTT, LL. B., BARRISTER,  ���������   Solicitor. Notary Public. Etc., Sandon  B. C. <*-*"  EM. SANDILANDS, GENERAL AGENT  ,   Kire   Insurance  and   Minii������l_   Brow"".  Sandon, B. C. ���������*������-  FLETCHER S. ANDREWS. BARRISTER,  Solicitor, etc. Solo Aifeii. for the Cana  dian Fire Insurance Co. Ileal hnUte and  Mining properties for sale.  Sloean City. 1IA>.  GORE. BURNET _s CO., PROVINCIAL  and Dominion Land Surveyors and Civil  KiiKliujers. Nelson, B. C. Room No. I, over  Thoiimoii __ Co.'s Book Store. Mi  G.D. CURTIS  625   OVEK TBOMBW3.H* BOOK ������TO_t__  After....  5tock-Taking  YOU   WILL  REQUIRE A  New Set of Books  AN.   ���������  Office or Pocket Diary  AND PERHAPS  A Typewriter?  V - ������������������������������������ ���������.������������������'-  We HaVe Thein  -.' .-  ���������'��������� ������������������,���������  CANADADRUG&BOOKCO.  83* LIMITED.  COOL REFRESHING ME*  V_>.IL/ I*-' 4-^     A NELSON SODA WATER FAOTORY^  All kinds of Carbonated Waters. Orders delivered promptly.  -P.-'O.  BOX  88-  AFUUUNEOF  ENGLISH TOBACCOS  Just received at the  POST OFFICE CIGfAH STORE,    ���������   S, J. WGITON  B  UVA   FARH  A Paradise  for  the  Homeseeker and  Sportsman  .    IN EAST  KOOTENAY  We have 26,000 acres   of choice FARMING LAND  For Sale at prices ranging  from  $2.50  to  $30 per acre.  EASY TEKMS: Five yearly payments, Six per cent. Interest.  CROWS'   NEST  PASS  RAILI.OAD"r������ri_ through  our  lands, ond  tho  richest  Minlug  .    Country in British Columbia.  NOW   18   THE   TIME   TO   BOY.   Don't   miss this chance,  but get a home while  ���������-..���������.'                                           land is cheap.  :_i_____FuU"in_o���������ftt_onrwiM_-nia^ ���������;^- -.,_^______,  ���������WSfl.  Of-    LOf.OON.    VN3LA-.0.  T-     G^     PROCTER.     MANAQCB 816  Baker Street    -     -     -    l-      .      -     -    NELSON, B. C.  ''-'���������';;  Where to get  it.  -  ���������*3*-48BL FOB������������������&-���������'������������������  c  CARSS MACKINAW  O .  ���������c_  WHEN   BUYING  "a!  >  MINERS' OS LUMBERMEN'S CLOTHING  11  The only Genuine Mackinaw  - Manufactured    in     Canada.  CARSS MACKINAW  . _���������>.,  0  n  to  ���������i-t..  c-  -3  X ...;���������  Stamped on Every  Garment  ������������������>                  Not'    Genuine     unless     so  Stamped.      See    that    you  Get it.                ."-  ...-'..'..'  W. GARSS & CO., ORILLIA, ONT.  4  s  X  j; A. Gilker's,                    Nelson  - ���������**       ,���������         -'���������-.   *��������� ���������                   '���������    ' if".  Q ROC ERIE 5  ���������    ^**^^^--**^ . ;^^_I^^^^W  Meats, Teas, Coffees, Fruits and Vegetables, dried  and canned, and other Groceries. A first class  assortment. -������������������.������������������  SOLE  AGENTS  TX  KOOTEXAY  FOR %     783  -tSBan_B___^'okell   &   _Tiorris'   Jams,   Pickles,   etc.-*-* "---wa-ai*-  ��������� KOOTENAY  SUPPLY  CO.  ~' -_6T___H_S02T_  STRICTLY   WHOLESAIE  <^?  H. M. VINCENT  Merchant Tailor  BAKER   STREET NELSON  80.  -lllllllillllllllllllllllililllilllllll-I.lim-i-^ii11  *.  H  ���������-.  H  a  ^yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy^  b   To    call   at    the   NELSON    SHOE    CO.   when    anything   is   q  'T  FAIL  s  required  in  the  line of  footwear.  OUR    PRICES    SUIT   EVERYBODY.  s  s  s  s  s  N  s  -.  THE   NELSON   SHOE   CO J  Opposite  Hudson's Bay  Co.  576  1  s  N  N  N  N  N  *������Z������*������*������*ti������������*������I������*������*������*������������������������t������������������*������������������m������������������d������������������������������������������������������������*  FOR A ftTFT __^  Buy  him  a  Pair of Slippers ^  Silk Handkerchief  Gladstone Traveling Bag \  Salisbury  i.  ������i  Silk Umbrella   Silk tie |  Pair of Cuff Links  Or any of the Hundred and One  useful  things that we have that %%  are within reach of the most limited means  P. O. STORE t J. A. Q1LKER  ^^���������������������������������������������������4M������*������.-������-������*')������t*>M.'.������������������-.������������������������.������������������->-������������������-. .-.���������������������������������������. .*.���������-.������  I  Aluminum Ware  j  B  'We have just received an importation of Aluminum Ware direct   V  % from the factory,  cpmprising,\;'"'"-;'"''';''^''^-''':>������';r'icA  !    CAMP OUTFITS     TEA KETrms    J  J TISA POTS CHII-DRPN'S SJSTS f  J NAPKIN   R.N0S SPIRIT  l-AMPS,  Etc. \  ������___> ���������. ���������    ��������� ��������� ���������=���������  I  I  _*__���������_._���������.  Aluminum Ware  DOES NOT CORRODE OR TARNISH. |  It is three times lighter than iron, three and a half times T  lighter   than   copper   and   fqur times   lighter than  silver. Y  Call  and see bur stock.                                                  733 *  NELSON  HARDWARE  CO. |  Our business is increasing so rapidly we are  forced to feel that bur prices, methods and etc.,  are appreciated by the Public.    :    :    :    : ���������:    :  We are now buyinjff very heavily at low figures  and will sell accordingly.    We cut on no particular  line.   Everything sold on an equal basis of profit.  Kindly give us a call and be convinced  that we  are The   Pbople.        :        :        :        :        :        :  Car prdried^rnit to arrive next "week.  Gret prices before pttrchasing  __8  iVl.I>esBHsay&CQ.  C. E. MALLETTE  W. R. JOHNSON  OEMAtLrrTEACO.  DEALERS   IN  HAY"���������*��������� FEED'���������% JLND:>: PBQDUGE  Fresh _3utter, Eggs and Vegetables always in  Stock at Lowest Market Rates. Agents Lion  Brewery,  Rossland, B. C.  BAKER STREET,  707  NEL80N, B.C.  COAL!    CQAU   GOAL!  Having been appointed. agents for the Northern Pacific Coal Company,  any orders left with us will have prompt attention.  G&MBLE & O'EEILLY, Baker St., Nelson.  .     ., ____________==________==  We are also agents for the Victor Oil Co., Ltd., manufacturers.ot  Monarch Cylinder Grease (Solidified Cylinder Oil), Monarch Lubricants  (or Solidified Oils), Insurance Company of North America! The Imperial  Insurance Company, Ltd., of London, England, The Canada Accident  Assurance Company.  690 ... Plate Glass Assurance ... THE MINER NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY. JAN. 22, i*9������  MINING TRANSFERS.  Where no consideration is named In transfers  the nominal sum of 21 in to be -understood.  Krl.on.  Jan 3���������  Bay Hor.o and Lcadvlllo���������John Ryan to B  O'Lcury, _,  Lcadville, A vary. Bay Horse and Denver���������P  O'Leory to Richard Shrum,., $500.  Denver ., Bay Horwj. A vary und Lcadville,  1���������P O'Leary to John Ryan,  No 1 and No 2-David Stussl to J It Stu__l.  Iron Cap and  Qiey Kagle���������J A Yerox to  Campbell Sweeney, |300.  Jan I��������� r  little Johnnie���������Jacob IlonHon  to GcorgoJ  AtlttlM,..  Gatlln -Mary A licnaon toQeorgo J Atkins_.  Red Star���������Antrim Matheson to Chan North-  ridge.  J������n 5���������  Ophlr-It C Keen, to J W Ros.,������_0_,  Castle���������P W Qulnlin to Jnmes Spellmon, J.  Jan 6���������  Wallula, Original,., Broken Hill und Erie, i  ���������Joseph Roewau and Thos Story to J B Dnb-  ney and J L Parker.  Klondyke-Frank Bard to ArthurKerland, _,  $300.  Jan7-  Orlglnal-J W Rosscauto M H Gilliam,..  Jan 10���������  Viking-J O Boo to Swan Nelson, _.  Golden Rule-S L GoldberK to D C McDonald, ..  Jan 11-  Jubilee-Ross Thompson to S Garnham, 1-16.  JanU-  UelWdero-Mike Morris to W H Danby, $300.  Jan 13���������,v  OldV T, Stareathan,., Copper Ago, _-A H  Whitchor to C Kinggley Burritt.  Bamc���������C Klngslcy Burritt to A II Clements.  Guelph-W Blancbfleld to JBDabneyand  J L Parker, option, |U0O.  Jan 11-  Bclvidcre-W H Danby to Geo G Day, I, $150.  Jan 15���������  Buokhorn���������W T Robinson toSJMighton,  ������iw. .    ~     ���������     $  Jan 18���������  Blue Bell-W T Beadles to Stanley H.alcy.  J R C, Silver Cup���������Alfred Bunker to Robert  ' Roisterer and A II Clements, .,  Lorno���������Alex Wilson to Frank Conryt, J.  NEW  LOCATIONS.  Jan..���������  British Lark���������N Smith, VV H Cranston, w fk  49 ck, adj Ben L, formerly Mohawk Bell.  Clifford Sifton���������Same, e fit Glveout ck, _ mi  w of Silver King, f rmly Gilt Edge.  Gloomy North���������Same,  w side 19 ck.  near  Nelson Hydraulic Co's dam, frmly Point.  Coxy���������D McArthur, Decrck near Erie, ad j  Imperial No 2, frmly Ingot-soil.  Imperial No 2-Same, same adj Enterprise,  frmly Ro.-lyn.  Jant-   " '    . ^/..  Dakota Star���������VV J Lavin, n side Iron nit adj  North Star.  Cariboo���������B Foote, Porcupine ck, . mi s of  Big Patch, - ���������   ;_,  Jan 6���������  British Llon���������D Reynolds, n fk Salmon riv,  U mi fin Eric  International���������P Dierlnger,   _" mi s Ymir,  frmly Rainy Day No 1.  Wide'West���������Same, 1 ml c of Palmo, frmly  CamilleNog.  Jan8���������  Midnight-R Diamond, N & F S Ry, 2. mi s  of Ymir. "  Jan 11���������  Ayr���������Andrew Burgess, s Porcupins ck, 3} till  front N and F S Ry, frmly London Tower.  Merle fr-R F Dodd a Wild Horse ck, 1 mi e  N and F S Ry adj Snowslido.  Earle���������T J Earl, on Porcupine ck, i ml fm N  and FS ry, frmly Black Giant.  Southern Cross���������F Dritton, Porcupino ck. 3  mi fmNFS Ry frmly Cleo.  Jan 12-  Nellie D���������J Rosseau, J Dabncy, Mineral int,  3 mi fin Eric.  . Jan 17-- (j,  ',,  Bimetallic���������D McLood, 2 mi a Ymir, adj  King Solomon.,  shares. Head office, Toronto, "Ont. Thos.  Dunn, Vancouver, attorney.  The Xulameen Mining Co. Ltd. Capitol $20,000 in $100 ebarce. Head offlce  Ottawa, Ont. Albert Edward McPbillips,  Victoria, attorney.  Yorkshire Guarantee and Securities  Corporation, Ltd. Capital ������500,000 iu  ������10 shares. Head office, Iluddter.fteld,  York Co., Eng. William Fnrrel, Vancouver, attorney.  Hotel Llee_u.ii.  Tlie Board of License Comroiseioiiers  for tlie city ot Nelson met on Saturday  afternoon and granted licenses to the  foliowiug hotels and saloous: Pbair,  Koyal, Club, Victoria, Silver King, fiber-  brooke, Madden, Tremont, Lakeview,  Grand Central, Nelson, Clarke, Klondike and the Vernon,Ward's,.Graud,  Manhattan and Kootenay saloons.  Hume nnd Kirkpatrick's application for a  license for the new Hume hotel was  granted and the transfer of the Vernon  saloon license from S. Cording.? to S. E.  Emerson and the transfer of the. saloon  from its present location to Ward street  were allowed.  The  the 16th  |_xtr*Trov .mcIhI I'oiupaiile*.  (bkgistkAtions)  TTiTTBtroi^  $1,000;0C0 iu $1 shares.   Head office at  Spokane, Wasb.    Jeff Davis, merchant,  Grand Forks, attorney.  Combination Milling .and Milling Co.  Capital $600,000 in Si shares. Head  office at Spokane, Wash. William Mon-  teitb, insurance agent, Victoria, B. C,  attorney.  Dragon Creek Mining Co. Capital  $10,000 ia $100 share.. Head office at  Tacoma, Wash. Gust Lang, Stanley, B.  C, attorney.  Esther and Queen Anne Consolidated  G M Co. Capital 81,000,000 in $1 shares  Head office, Spokane. Tom Lardle,  miner, llosslaud, attorney.  Josie G M Co. Capital $700,000 in 81  shares. Head office, Spokane. Fred 11,  Oliver, mine supt., Rossland, attorney.  c Mayflower Gold Mining Co. Capital  11,000,000 in $1 shares. Head office,  Spokane. Fred H. Oliver, Kossland,  attorney.  Pacific Bullion Miniag Co. Capital  $1,000,000 in $1 shares.. Head office at  Spokane. Fred H. Oliver, Rossland.  attorney.  Morrison MiningCo, Capital fl,000,-  000 in $1 shares. Head office, Spokane.  Fred H. Oliver, Rossland, attorney.  St. Elmo O M Co. Capital $ 1,000,000  in $1 shares. Head office, Spokane, F,  H. Oliver, Rossland, attorney.  Sloean Queen Mining & Milling Co.  Capital; 81,000,000. i a 81 shares. Head  office, Spokane. Brinsley M. Walton,  Sandon, attorney.  Superior Mining Co. Capital $1,000,-  000 in $1 shares. Head office, Spokane.  William Hunter, Sandon, attorney.  (moenses) -       "  Brit-eh Columbia Electric Railway Co.  Ltd. Capital, ������250,000 in ������10 shares.  Head office in England. Johannes  Charles Martin Burtzeu, Vancouver B.C.  attorney.  The Pioneer Development an d Exploration Company of B. C. Ltd. Capital  __l50,000 in ������1 shares. Head office London, England. Charles Tetley. Vancouver, attorney.  The Real Estate Loan Company of  Canada, Lt4.   Capital. $1,600,000 in 840  A Wear or Progre_N.  issue of tbe Viotoria Colonist of  iust., was a special number of  twenty eight pages, containing a large  amount of information regarding the development of tbe resources of every part  of the province during the year 1897.  The paper .is well printed, well arranged  and is a credit to the enterprise ot the  office of publication. The subject matter  from the different sections of the province  was prepared by tbe best available  authorities and no industry has been  overlooked. Veteran and practical  miners tell from practical experience of  the wonderful riches being brought to  light from underneath the hard iron  capping of the Kootenay, from the silvery  SJoean aud from the Cas_ior placers.  Mr. William Ogilvie, explorer and surveyor for the Dominion government,  traces tbe history of the gold fields of  the Yukon and gives a comprehensive  resume of his experience aud work in  the great, northern treasure land. In  the case of the provincial cities the  mayors of each have contributed short  articles telling n story of progress along  every line. Mayor Houston of Nelson  concludes his article as follows:  "That Nelson is permanent ia admitted;  that her people are well-to- o and contented is beyond question���������for none go  hungry and none are making preparations to go to the Klondyke."  the Cro..-* Jfenl V*������������ It. ft.  Work on tho Crow's Nest Pass Bail-  way construction is progressing favorably, the rails being laid and ballasting  completed to Pincher creek, a total distance of sixty-five miles. It is expected  that before the snow comes next fall Nelson will have direct communication with  the east over this route. Interviewed by  the Winnipeg Free Press last Saturday  Mr. M. 3. Baney, superintendent of cop-  s.ruction.snid:���������  "The grading is completed to a point  live miles beyond tbe summit, or a total  stretch of 110 miles from Lethbridge. It  is, however, from the point where the  grading ot tbe Crow's Nest railway now  ends to the foot of Kootenay lake, a distance of 180 miles, where the greatest  efforts of the company are now being  made. Distributed all along these 180  miles no less than 4,000 men are at work  aud this little army of construction will  betep fc"n_no~i terf all strength all tbrougrh  the winter months. The cost of feeding  this army of construction will reach from  $15,000 to $50,000 per month. They are  paid $1.50 a day, although the bridge  builders and others earn a higher figure  and tbe men pay at the rate of $4 per  week for board. We expect to reach  Kootenay lake by October next. This  will bring tbe railway within sixty miles  from Nelson and the water is deep enough to float ocean steamship"., between  these points, but the location of this last  section is being revised and work will be  pushed forward. The rails to the summit  are 5(1 lbs., while those used beyond will  be 73 lbs., find the whole road bed and  bridges are being constructed to resist  tbe Leafiest engines aud traffic. The  coal deposits of the Pass, which begin  west of the summit and extend along the  line a distance of forty miles are already  being operated."  DEESSMAKIM PARLORS  Miss Emma Smith, begs to say  that she has removed her Parlors to the Traves' Block,  Baker St., upstairs, where she  will be pleased to meet all her  old customers and many new  ones.  813 *^_-______________HISS EMMA SMITH.  Do j. u want Type? Do you want Ink?  Do you want to trade Fr_������������e������?  Do you want to trade Paper Caller.?  Do you want anything in the Printing Machln  err Unci  I_ _o write to  TOEONTO TVPB FOUNDBV CO.  SOD SM VarftoVN HI., v*_-_������aver, B. I'.  JOHN McLATCHIE  Dominion and  Provincial**-*^  Land Surveyor.  649  (C.-NELSON, B. C.  MILLINERY aiid<__^_  -^^DRESSMAKING.  Costumes Furnished  for any  Occasion   on   Short   Notice.  761  mrs. e. Mclaughlin,  YeOlde  Fashioned . .  ENGLISH  GINGER  BEER  Thorpe & Co., Ld. i?������J%.  Have You Tried  Smoking Tobac cc?  KDOTENAY  LAKE  SAW r\\LL  Nelson Office and Yard  FOOT OF HENORYX STREET.  Builder,  are invited to inspect my  stock of Rough and  Dressed  Lumber,   Shingles, Laths,  Doors, Sash; Mouldings  '      Turned Stock, &c.  ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.  G. O. PUch������i)������i)  KASLO & SLOGAN RAILWAY  TIME CARD NO. I  Oonro West,  I_eare 8.00a.m.  '���������    8.26 a.m.  '    9.36 a.m.  *     8.51 a, m.  '"   10.03 a.m.  ��������� '��������� 10.18 a.m.  '   10:30a.m.  '���������   10.39 a.m.  _Vre. 10.S0a.rn.  Daily  Kaslo  South Fork  Sprcule'a  Whitewater    "  BearLalco  McOutgan        "  Hallo**,*) *'  J u notion "  Sandon ,     Leave  Qoimo East.  An-va 3.40 p.m.  3.13 p.m.  3.1- p.m.  3.00 p.m.  1.18 prm.  l.33pm.  l:.l p.m.  1.13 p.m,  1.00 p m.  ROBT. IRVING,       GEO. J\ COPELAND.  SMI Q. r. ft P. A, Superintendent.  Spokane Falls A.  Worthern l-Ty.  Nelson & Fort  Sheppard R'y.  Red Mountain R'y.  Tie only all nil route without ohuge  of cats between Kelson and Boasltuid and  S-pokue and Eosslend.  \      (Daily Except Sunday)  Lea-re 9.20 a.m. NBLBOH ArriTs 5-35 p.n_.  ''    12������0 "  BOSSL'D    "    3iS0  'V  "    8.C0a.m.SPOKANE.'"   6.10p-m.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek, connect at Marcus with Stag*  Daily.  COLUMBIA & WESTERN RY.  Schedule  EFFECTIVE   MONDAY NOV.   22,   1897.  WESTBOUND  P.M.   P.M.    I'.M.  N������._ No. 3 No. 1  ���������...arjittUND  P.M.  .P.M.   I'.M.  No. 2 No. 4 No.fi  .:t. 9r00..ROBSON...8KW 2__o  &.0������   2:00   10:09... TRAIL... .���������_.____.*   1:1.  3:15    11.15.ROSSLAND.6-D0 H:_������ m.  No's. 1 and 1 connect with C. P. R, main line  at earners, and trains to and .ram Nelson at  Robson.. '. ., ���������.-: -  No's, 3 and 4 lire local trains between Trail  ana Kossland. .  No'n, _ and 0 are local trains between Troll  and Rot-son. No. S connects with train No. _  fromRossland.  All-train, dally.  F. if.  GUTELILS, Gen. Supt.  ., J'  Steamers --International" and '-A.--  i berta" on Kootenay^Lake   .  '..' .and-River.': ������������������'���������'���������  Tim������ Card in .{feet Oct. 1st. 1__7.   Subject  -      to change *������-ithou. notice.  Five Hlle Point connection with alljmssciig-er  trains of N. & B\ S. R. R. to and frein  Northport,-Rossland and  Spokane.  Ticket sold and baggage checked to U.S. points  > Leare Kaslo for Nelson and way points, daily  except Sundays, 5:15 a.m.  Arrive Northport  1.:I5p.m.: Rossland 3:40p.m.;.Suokivne Sn.in.  I_eave Nelson tor Kaslo and war points, dally  except Sundays, 5:45 p. in.   Leaving Spokane.  a. ni; Rossland 10:30 a. in.; Northport 1:50 p. in.  Kaslo, B. C, 1st Oct,, 1897.  34 GEO. AlKXANDI-Jl Gen'l Mgr.  ATUNTIO  Stearosliip Jiiues  From Montreal.  Corthaginlan���������Allan Line ..Nov. 13  tinlllornla���������Allan Line Nov. 20  Lnbrador���������Dominion Line..- Nov. 13  V ancouver���������Dominion Lin. ��������� ���������  .Nov. 20  Ijikc.OntArlo���������Beav-er Lino,...,.,_,..���������.,.._.,_,Nov..XL  Lake Superior���������Bearer line -��������� Nor. 20  * Kroni New York.  Teutonic���������White Star Line  .Nov. 10  Rrtttlahic���������White Star Line ,,.. Nov. 17  St, Paul���������Anierlcan IJne.... Nov. 17  St, Louis���������American Line  Nov. 24  Umbrla���������Cunard Line  ..Nov. 20  Lucania���������Cunard   Line .....Nor. 27  Stat, of Nebraska-Allan State Line-. .Nov. to  Mongolian���������Allan State tine............ No v. 28  Frlesland���������Red Star Idne....;........ ...Nov. 17  Kensington���������Red Star Line ......... Nov. 21  Cabin, |45, $90, fit., #70, ISO and up wards. '  Intermediate, f_0nrd ur-wnrds.  Steerage. |23. _0 and upwards,   .  Pnssengers ticketed through to all points in  Oriat Britain or Ireland, and at KpeeMlly low  rntcs to nil pa.rt������ of the European continent,  i'mpuid pns_ag_8 anniiged Irom all poinU.  Applv to (fKO.  ������. BEER,   CPflt. Ticket  Airent. Nelson, or to,     WILLIAM STITT,  (Sot)   Oeneral Agent, C.P.R. Offices, Winnipeg.  ___T_B_L.SO_Nr  DOORS, SASHES and TURNED WORK,  BRACKETS and OFFICE FITTIN6S  SATlSPACTlOf.   C-jA_tAI.T_*Ep.  THOS. GRAY  NELSON, B. G.     ������  P. BURNS & CO.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants  ^ HEAD OFFICE NELSON, B.C.  Branch Markets in Kossland, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo,  Sandon, Three Porks, New Denver and Sloean City.  We are prepared to supply consumers with  all kinds of Fresh, and Cured Meats at reasonable prices.  Orders by mall to any branch will have careful and prompt attention. - on  OVER SEVENTY YEARS'   ESTABLISHED  REPUTATION.  CHURCH   NOTICES.  Church of Eno__a_._. . Matinb 11 a.n_.  Eveu Hong, 7.30 p. m. every Sunday.  Holy Communion on 1st and 3rd Sundays in the month, after Matins; on 2nd  and 4th Sundays, at 8 a.m.. Sunday  School at2.30 p. m.  Pkksbxtbkian Chtjisch. Services at  11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Sunday School  at 2.30. Prayer meeting Thursday evening at 8 p.m. Christian Endeavor Society  meets every Monday evening at 8 o'clock.  Methodist, Chuhch. Corner Silica  and Josephine Streets. Services at 11  a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Sabbath School 2.30  p.m. Prayer meeting on Friday evening at 8 o'clock. Epworth League C.E.  Tuesday at 8 p.m.  Roman Catholic; Chuboh. Mass at  Nelson every Sunday at 8 and 10.30 a. m.  Benediction at 7.30 to 8.00 p. m.  Baptist Chukch.���������Services morning.  and evening at 11a. m. aud 7:30 p. m.  Prayer meeting "Wednesday evening at 8  p. m. Meetings are held in the school  Louse.    Strangers cordially welcomed.  Rev. G. E. Weloh. Pastor.  HEAVE'S FOOD  IN   1-lb. PATENT   AIR-TIGHT   TINS.  EXTENSIVELY USED ON THE MINING CAMPS OF AUSTHALIA  and in SOUTH AFRICA. >-  A Large Amount of Nourishment in a Portable Form.  UllUU KEEP Indefinitely.  Not Affected by Damp.  an  easily digested  M.D, R.N.  ** Contains all the elements of food in  form''���������Dr. Gordon Stables,  ���������' TMs Food may be used with advantage by persons of all  ages!'���������Sir Chas. A. Cameron, M.D.-  JOSIAH R. HEAYE & CO, lana&ctors, FORDIKGBWDGE, EDglail  Joseph A. Say Ward  LUMBER! LUMBER!!  All  kinds of Rough  and  Dressed Lumber.  Lath., Shingles, Mouldings, Sash and Doors.  ���������^     idOMFT DELIVERY TO ALL POINTS.  WRITE FOR PRICES.  ������7 PILOT BAY, B.C.  :tJPi^osp���������tctors Boot  All wear���������little weight���������24  ounces only. Made of unlined  Rawhicfet waterproof, flexible, and  tough as wire.  Soles and heels of Horse hide  leather, mineral tanned, yet pliant  to prevent slipping, sewn to double  strong GoodVear w elt. with extra  stout thread. Cone hob nailed  soles and heels.  J-aced clear to top of 15 inch leg,  With bellows tongue, sewn to  both sides and waterproof.  Four Rawhide laces with  each pair.  Money cant buy finer,  stronger,lighter boots.  $8.00  l^^Msm Wining Shoe."  . ���������   J. A. ������1 Mil*. Itole Ag.n. for !.el������o������.   681   ������_*R|_|_?V HHO������.,       *>��������������������������� ������������������ *������������������������������ "'  -,.... :;  IJ_TCO_BI������03RA.XB!I3   1670.  Hudson's Bay Oompanyi  FORT GARRyjyilLUS, WINNIPEG.  Many people claim to sell the best Flour.  We do not make claims, but only ask  the favor of a trial. Our Hungarian is  acknowledged by all unprejudiced people  to be the best value in Canada.  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  EJAKER STREET NELSON, B. O,  CANADIAN PACIFIC KAIL WAT  ____1STZ3   SOO  PACII'IO   i__C_KTE_  The most direct route to  All Points in Canada  United States and Europe.  (j 3_.____ir_r_C   SEEVIOE  Purchase throug-h tickets and have your baggage checked to your destination without change.  THE ONLY LINE.  AWORD^l  TO THE WIS  Get prices irom tne  KASLO DRUG CO.  Before you buy your  Paints or Wall Paper  M. R. SMITH & CO.  Biscuit   Manufacturers.  Established 1858.        Victoria, B. O  JS.Avarded TlireR Gold Medals and Six Silver, Medals at B. C. Exhibitions.  Awarded Medal and Diploma at OoLonUl and Indian Exhibition,  London, Engl-ind. 1S96.  We make a Special Biscuit for the Klondike, carcfu!ij'-..eparcd with finest-.cgetables  in a condensed form and packed in tins. This is an excellent food for mining cam wi and for  those taking long* journeys.  Our Doe Bisenlt is the cheapest and. beat In the market   Tr/ them.  752  THIS IS THE LARGEST  BISCUIT FACTORY IN WESTERS" CANADA.  41 212 ���������"���������'������������������'.  Operating Tourist   Car*s to Toronto, Montreal  ���������' and Boston without change.      Also   Through  .     Tourist Cars'to St. Paul daily.  Magnificent Sleepers and Dining Cars on all Trains  Trains leave Nelson daily for the North and Rossland at 18:40 (6:40.  p.m.) o'clock. For Sloean City at 9a.n1. Call on nearest agent and  procure an Annotated Guide, which gives full information.  For Tictcts nnd full particulars os to rates, time, etc., Bpply to nearest C. P. R.  agent or to GEO. S. BEEU, City Passenger Agent, Nelson.  W. F. CARSON, " E. J. COYLE,  TrovelinK Pass. Agt��������� Xclson. DM. P__������. ___rt.Vf_MMT������ THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JAN. 22, 1898.  Business Locals.  See Rosa' beavers and iuiltous.  The C.'P. R. Co. is offering very reasonable rates to the East and West and old  country. For rates nnd tickets apply or  write to Geo. S. Beer,  City Passenger nnd Ticket Agent, Nelson.  A fall line ot fox serges at Ross'.  Parties having for sale a nicely located  building site, or good, warm house, apply  stating terras etc., to "M. L." Tits Mineb  office.  Thompson __ Dempster wish to inform  tbe people of Kelson that they bare  opened up a carpenter shop near corner  of Victoria and Ward streets and are prepared to execute all work entrusted to  tbem in first class style. Front doors,  cabinet work, stairwork made to order.  Scotch and Irish suitinga galore at  Ross'.  Tbe cheapest place iu town tor A1  boots and shoes is tbe Peoples Shoe Store  on Ward street. Call in and be convinced. Repairing promptly attended to.  J. K. Thomson, manager.  LOST���������On Sunday evening last, a gold  brooch, set with large Carbuncle stone.  Finder will be rewarded on return of same  to Miser offlce.  Tbe Dundee Mine.  W. A. Golliber, solicitor nnd director  of tbe Dundee Mining Co., returned on  Wednesday from a visit to tbe company's  mine near Yimir, where be met W. D.  Barclay, superintendent of tbe Alberta  Railway & Coal Co.,'Lethbridge,  wbo  ib also a director, and in company witb  J.   L.   Parker   mining   engineer   and  superintendent mode n thorough exam- \  .nation of the property.    The affairs  the mine were found to be going along  nicely.   Fourteen men are  at work and  the shaft is now down   264   feet.    It is  the intention ot the company to drift  over to the hanging wall and, do considerable crosscutting ou the lead.    The  nature of tbe ore remains practically lhe  same as lost reported.   When asked regarding tbe reported sale of the company's  stock in England,   Mr.   Galliher   said  that a large block of shares had been sold,  the proceeds to be devoted to tbe erection  ota50 ton concentrator to handle ,the  output ot tbe mine as decided on at tbe  recent meeting of shareholders in Rossland.   'The sale however does not effect  *���������  tbe treasury 6tock of the company.  FBOPDCE OF THE WNES.  _ar_l of Thanks.  Tbe directors of the Kootenay Lake  General Hospital wish to acknowledge  witb thanks the receipt of a donation ot  850 from the corporation of the City ot  Kaslo. They also wish to express their  thanks to tbe Nelson Ladies Hospitaj  Aid Society for $100 towards furnishing  the new ward.  Mining Stock Miirkct.  During the past week there lias been great  demand for West Le Itoi and Joslc. Evening  Star and Poorman caused bv report, that deals  are on foot for tho sale of controlling interest.  in these properties to tho Hritinh American  Corporation. ALhabascn and Fern continue to  bo seller., while there him been some demand  for Noble Five and Dardanelles, though buyer*  do not seem willing to pay the prices asked,  The buying: of mining property by tho large  syndicates cannot fail to hare a R(>od effect on  the standard stocks, and in our opinion little  or no risk in incurred by- investing in good  legitimate stocks.  NEISO!.   DIVISION  Hall Mines  6.75  I tundce 70 Bright Prospects.  Kern.  .58  Athabasca 28  Elise.  .10  .05  TRAIL CM-RK: DIVISIOM  .   8.00Colonn  .. 1.05  Le Roi   War Kaglo...,  Iron Mask 38  Jo.ic 30  Monte Cristo '.'   .21  Lily May 20 Kvening Star  Virginia.    .16 Good I_ope  BLOC AN   19  Iron Colt la  Poorman    13  Deer Park 12  Great Western l������i  rig Star W  Hope  .03,  _>iV-S_o_r  Sloean Star.......  Reco.....   Rambler-Cariboo.  2.50  1.7;  .3-  Dardanelles...,  Noble Five....'.  Wonderful   .14  .12*  .(5  We invite particular attention to the following snaps, subject to sale:  1000Deer Park.... ��������� .11.  SOD Athabasca... .27  _0(i Sloean Star.. 2.00  300 Fern.......  250 Le Hoi...  2900 Iron Colt.  Mi  7.7o  .. U_  Guaranteed Treasury stock of the "Bright  Prospects" for sale.       r>  A first cia������_ Lint ���������_ Ileal t__Ut������ a������o_  ..__���������__-_; Property or all kludH For Male.  H. G. M'CU LLOCH &CO.  .830)     GENERAL  BROKERS.  BAKES _T.      ���������      NELSON, B.���������.  of I P.O. Box m       ���������     -       Cloagh'it Code.  NOTICE.  A qualified  assistant teacher  is  required for Nelson Public School,  duties   to begin   Feb.,   ist,   1898.  Applications received till Jan. 25th.  Address:  EC. Arthur, Sec.  J.  HARRIS A Co.  OALGARY, ALTA.  AVH0LESA_.EDEA1.BB8 IN  OATS I ml % JJAY  Gar lots Supplied on Short Notice.  t'orrenpondfnee ft������.lc.t_������|. 834  Sweet  Gaporal  Cigarettes  STANDARD  OF THE WORLD  Kinney Bros.  NEW YORK.  i I���������___������__-������������������������������������J*'-^���������4  BLEICHERT TRAMWATS1S  Manufacturers of  HOISTING  MINING  ship's'  ' THE DOMINION WIRE ROPE COMPANY, Ltd., Montreal, Que  RIQGING  Wire Ropes      se STOCK CARRIED IN ROSSLAND, B. C, BY J. D. 8WORD, AQENT.  Manufacturers of  Underground  Haulage  . and  Colliery  Wire Ropes  F.Ll. 0SLER and J, W. CARWIN  Mining and  Real Estate Agents.  *_sr_B_r_so_tsr    -   m   -    _b_c.  NOTICE.  The British Columbia Southern Rail way  Company will apply to the Parliament Of  Canada at its next Session for an Act confirming a lease to the Canadian Pacific Railway  Company, with the privilege of purchase of  that portion of the Company'. railway between  the eastern boundary of British Columbia and  Nelson on the terms and conditions set out in  the said lean, and amending the Act respecting the Company (GO-fil Victoria. Chapters.) by  inserting the words "either with or without an  option ot purchase" next after the word "Company" in tho socond line of tho Fourth ClaUBO  of that Act K. CAMPBKU. OSWALD.  813 - .      Secretary.  Dated at Montreal, November23rd, 188.. ;  NOTICE.  BlBTIHlNSF0JtJ89������ UP T0PA.TB.  OBJ_ BXPORTED.  *oe,a^teTrorthport WW  Tons   Total Value:  Through Nelson Custom Houso.$  Average value per ton, f63.58  3,90.  _a3.J95.0_  PBOEtToKOF SMEITKB9.  (Shipped)  TONS  Nelson (Hall Mines) Matte    10  Trail Bmelter Matte    210  "_so~  Total value, *26_,U0.  "   " of ore and matte exported, $518,GM.  ORE SHIPMENTS.  He. wf-m tinc������ 4������m. k   VIA NAKUSP.-- -  Suecn Ilcss to Aurora  20  jueen Beau to fivereit  20  "          Umaha  20  "          Taconia  CO  - Vancouver Mining Co to Everett  Uo  Byron N White Co to Ey-crett  120  380  Ou  (5������  ,  VIA   NOHTIll'ORT.  i.  I/O l.'il to Nortliport..........      1880  .i  1  VIA   KASLO..  I'ayne Mine to Pueblo, Co)..  Whitewater to JCrerc. _..'.....  Last Chance to Pueblo, Col...  ftcco lo Denver. 1'ol.       30.'      S...   '..   ISO  ..........    80         20  i  _.  Ituth to livcrult   Kutlito Pueblo   1 taniblcr to Tuconia   I'aynu to Everett   Sovereign to Aurora.       210  '._���������      80        15    200        20  ToUtl value. 9252,978.  Average vitluu |K-r ton, $.3.(13  170.  Totnl value of ore and matte  the week. 9.18.1IS.  exported for  NEIS0N CAFE.  Sunday    Dinoer,   January   23rd-  5:30 to 8 o'clock.  Eastern Oysters  SOUP  Consomme and Ox   Joint  a la Aiigl-.it e  FISH  Fresh Herring, a la Matre de Hotel  BOILED  Spring Chickcr  Val an Vent  Ox Tongue  Piamoulafle  ENTREES  Oyster Patties, a la Royal  .'���������     Fresh Deviled Crab Souffle  ���������!' Goose Liver in Puff Paste  ROAST  Loin of Beef and Yorkshire Pudding  Turkey and Strawberry Jam  Stuffed Duck and French Peas  COLD MEATS and SALADS  Ham Lamb Pork Venison  Shrimp Salad '  FOR SAIE,  BAKER 8T-  Two lots with Three Store*  BAKER 8T.  One Lot with Two Stores.  VERNON 8T.  Several Lots (Fifty foot frontage)  to_  If. 4. O. I) tritium, IMiker I..  J.Q. PATENAUPE  OPTICIAN &  WATCHMAKER  Eyes tested for Astigmatism.  All   kinds of   fine  watch and clock  Repairing.  -.ATIAFAtTIO!. f-VAKANTVUD or ������������!. fiV  KEFIWDt'O. Wi  W. A. JOWETT  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKER  l-.BWtJU.CI' MMI ��������� ��������� ���������  .u*m_v_..o-i A������i������rv.  VIOTORIA8T..  tl4  NELSON, 0. O.  W. J. G. P1CKSON.  REAL ESTATE,  COMMISSION AQENT,  MINING BROKER-  BEALEY BLOCK, BAKER ST.  ���������_srE3X-So_sr, b. o.   iss)  MINES EXAMINED  AND REl-OllTED ON BV  F. M. CHADBOURN  Twenty years' experience ir. mining.  Thorough knowledge of mines of British  Columbia.   Terms Reasonable.  718 NELSON, B. O.  W. J. TWISS,  MINING/REAL ESTATE  -BROKER.���������  INSURANCE AND GENERAL  COMMISSION AGENT.  FRONT STREET.    -     KASLO, B. C.  .530)  JOHN  HIRSCH,  Provincial Land Survejor.    %  KOOTENAY   LAKE   GENERAL  HOSPITAL SOCIETY  All persons contributing $i.oo  per month or $ 10.00 per year will  be entitled to receive the full benefits of the Hospital; in addition the  $10.00 subscribers will secure the  privilege of voting at the annual  election of directoi s.  A, H. CLEMENTS, Treasurer  Nelson B. C. August 14th 1896.  (������9)  HOLBROOK & CHASE . .  CITY SCAVENGERS  Are prepared to do all kinds of scavenger work  "  "' -..���������..-   orders left  (821)  and chimney sweeping.  with Kirkpatnck te Wilson  . will receive, prompt  attention.  UO*_l-_tOOI_ _t CHASE, NclMM, r.O.B*x 189  If you are going to get married  If you are going to buy a Wedding Present, or anything in  JEWELRY SILVERWARE PIANOS  or SEWING MACHINES  PEMFMRFP ^  Discount Sales  Last one week longer  JACOB DOVER'S  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby Riven that sixty days  after data I Intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands & Works for permission  to purchase the following described. tract of  unsurveyed Crown lands. Commencing at the  north east corner post of Lot 303 0.1. West  Kootenay district, thence west 80 chains,  thence north 20 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence south 20 chain--to point of commencement, andcontainlriK 1C0acres. B.S.ODDY,  January 10th, 1898, 83G  Notice of Application for Liquor   Licens.  Notice ia hereby given that application will  be made to the Legislative Assembly of the  Province of British Columbia nt its next session  for an Act to incorporate The Mountain Tramway and Electric Company, with power to  construct, acquire and operate ropeways and  tramways for transportation of freight from  points on or near tho Nakusp & Sloean Kail  way and branches thereof to mines and  mineral claims in the McGuigan Camp and  Whitewater Basin and elsewhere in the District through which said railway and branches  pass or will pass and from points on the Columbia & Kootenay Railway, Crow's Nest line,  constructed or to bo conHtructed, and branches  thereof in the mining districts of Bast and  West Kootenay, to mines and mineral claims  in the districts through which said Railways  and branches respectively pass or will pass;  and to construct, acquire and operate works  and plant to generate and supply heat, livht  and electricity in the said Districts and elsewhere in the Province, nnd to dispose of such  heat light ana electricity; and to acquire and  hold all kinds of- real and personal property,  together with the power to expropriate lands  and oil other powers and privileges that may  bo necessary, incidental or advantageous to  the full exercise of the powers hereinbefore  mentioned.  Dated this Hth day of December. 1897.  DAVIS. MARSHALL. MacNKILL& ABBOTT  827 Solicitors for Applicants.  TAKE NOTICE that we. Pedro Cherbo anri  Giuimi Mttnmirino will apply to the Gold  Commissioner of West Kootenay, B. C. thirty  days after date, for a license to sell liquor by  retail at Goat River Landing, in tho West  Kootenay district.       PEDRO CHERBO.  GIMMI MANNARINO.  Dated at Nelson, B. C,   this 21st  day of  January. 1898. . g_g  NOTICE.  ADDITION A NELSON TOWNSITE  Notice is hereby given tliat Mr. "W.  J. G. Dickson is no longer my authorized agent for above property.  January18,1898.        P. C. Innes.  NOTICE. ~  ADDITION A NELSON TOWNSITC  Notice is hereby given that I have  appointed Messrs. Gamble & O'RiErXY  real estate agents, my solo agents for  the above property. Any person wishing to purchase lots in said Addition  "A"j_an get full particulars from them.  Jan. 18, 1888.     (830)    F. O. Innes.  My io  PER  CENT  Jewelry Store.  ^W.mWWWI.<?WWII>?WTIWTfWWyT.tWftWfTWItWlflfllWIIHWffWflWtTWHTflfWTIflWIT!flft>l  Cod Liver Oil  E    Pure NORWEGIAN, WAMPOLES & STEARNS' TASTELESS,   .  t SCOTT'S  and   D.   P.   EMULSION. :  s Also *    3  I Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil & Wild Cherry {  Made  fresh  as  wanted,  at  VAN STONE'S   DRUG   STORE  fc BAKER   AND  JOSEPHINE   STREETS 797  ���������tiliiliii.iiiauiiiiitii-iinuiiiHiiintiiiiitiiitiimiittiiiiiitiiiiiimiiiiiiitiiiiAitiiitiiinig  -W  ARMSTRONG  &  The Largest Sheet Metal  Worlcs on the Canadian  Pacific    Coast,   ���������   -  ���������  MORRISON  .MANUFACTURERS   OF<  Jlireted Steel Pipe   Ore Oars   Ore Buckets  Monitors Elevators Steel Wheel Barrows  716  ���������#**���������  e-***2>-OORRE8PONDENOe 80LI0ITf5D-S������=������  HEATLEY,  'avenuE   '    VANCOUVER, 0.C.  Pelton Water Motor  Is bo superior to all others as regards strength,  durability, economy of water, in (act. in all that  constitutes a Hion Class Water Motor, as to  admit of no compftrl_oii, adapted to ever j* variety  of. service and made of sizes varying from the  fraction of one to 100 horsepower,  Recent scientific tests made at the Michigan  univci- ity in connection with several other motors  claimed to be tho test on tho market, showed .3  per cent, higher efficiency in favor of the Pelton,  whiln the relative cost per H. P. to buy'was only  one-third to one-halt that of others. Water companies desiring to make the most of their water  supply should discriminate in favor of the Pelton  ' One of these motors is now running presses of  Till. Minem. where it may be seen in opera tion,  Write for circular*  The Pelton Water Wheel Co.  121-123 Main St. San Fjuxcisco, Oh.  Thos, Dunn ������ Co^L'd.  NELSON  ltd  Offick:  i_ND bossland, b.  Go TO  THE.  Celery  RELISHES  Queen Olives  VEGETABLES  Fickled Beets  Mashed Potatoes . Sweet Corn  Cauliflower in Cream  PASTRY  Apple and Miccc Pic Raspberry Tart  English Plum Pudding, Brandy Sauce  Strawberry Cream Pufljs  Regular Dinner 5o Cent5^^_____oz!3^  KOOTENAY HOTEL  .And get a  Tom and Jerry, '  Beef Tea,  Or a Fine  Oyster Cocktail,  Best Liquors and Cigars,  DEALERS IN  MINEBS', BUCKSKTHS' AMD MILL SUPPUES  _.._��������� __W������ SUSCT !���������������������, MIKEKS- PICKS,        BA* AKO SBECT MTEEI.  MINEB8' 8DOVSUI. *HI__B _M>������������, nAXUAA UOTVM,  OVNAMITC FUSE AWV CAr_>.  ...QUICKSILVER  Write for Quotations. ;   Cable Address, "Dunn."  (*33)  IB.  O.  Fred J. Squire  HAS RECEIVED A COMPLETE STOCK OF  WINTER and SPRING GOODS  TWEEDS,    SERGES,   WORSTEDS,   Etc.  PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES.  SUITS  $25.00 AND UPWARDS.  COR. BAKER AND WARD STREETS. <������  NELSON, B.C.  THE QENELLE LUMBER CO.  Are  now  able  td  till   orders  in  of Rough  and  any  part  of the  city with all  kinds  Finishing  material.  Yard  at present  south  of C.  P.   R.   station.  Leave your order  with   Christie   &  Annable,   opposite the   postoffice.  >*4 A. E. YOUNG. 4������������rr.  "! "        ������������������   Jl.i, Jlijlujjl  ���������!������������������������������������!��������� mmmmmmmmmmt  Always loofc Up, Never Bowo  John P.  Hockfeller,   tbe    Standard  oewspuper reporter 25 years  _    kept a store, today w  Oil  re  e js  magnate, was a  , ago and still later  worth $15O,O0O,O(_O.  John Jacob Astot's father was a butcher in  Germany.   He came to New York with a pack  of musical instruments carrying them like a  peddlar.   Astor's present wealth is $125,000,000  The old Commodore Vanderbilt began his  career by ferrying passengers in ordinary row  boats between Staten Island, Governor's Island  and New York. ���������     '    ��������� ��������� ���������  Jay Gould began as a clerk in a country  store, later he invented a mouse trap which be  peddled. Then he became a surveyor, then a .  writer and seller of a book, then a tanner. He  owned., 870,000,000 worth of railroad stocks  wnen 'lie died. ���������-      ���������,���������  ���������.��������� ;'    ���������  Collis P. Huntington is worth 40 million.  He inherited from his father a little Connecticut farm which he traded off for a lot of Yankee  clocks and peddled them through New England,  Russel Sage, in his early days, sold molasses, prunes and bacon in a store at Troy.  D. O. Mills used to keep a livery stable.  P. D. Armour began life on a farm near N. Y.  All these men have commenced like most of us do.    Be industrious and  saving and there are opportunities and room for more.  '������������������9- -3 V^^<%^^������%MM^^^^������������������������M������������MWM������M������W������MMMV O^P  FARLEY   &   SinPSON,  THE CASH GROCERS  Carry a Splendid line of   GrROOERIES, FRESH and  0TOED MEATS, FISH and POULTRY,  PRODUCE, HAY and GRAIN,  And all they ask of you is, get their prices before  purchasing elsewhere.  W  B.C. CO. O. GROCERY  Just Opened  NEW GROCERY STORE  iZGroceries, Provisions, Etc. jj  A Full Line  K.ew Stock.      Everything First Class.     Prices Right.  Wc make a special.]-of TEAS and COFFEES.   Give us a call.  A.  IEVIKG  &  GO4  Kootenay Streets.  819  Applewhaite Block  Same  Baker and  block as Bank of Montreal.  ru_ui_a_u____iX-XLiJ.il 11 ti r 1 m 11������11 ? 1 n n 1 rii 111111 rt 11.  XSrOT'IO_E__-_  On and after PeTDrx_ary 1, 1898, The  WEST KOOTENAY BUTCHER CO.  will sell for CASH ONLY, and therefore will make the following reductions in prices:  Loin Cuts, from 18 to 16 cents per pound  Hound Steaks from 15 to 121-2 cts. per pound  Other meats   to   correspond.        These cuts to effect retail trade only.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  E. C. TRAVES.  Mgr.  #  _*a_ss.?_f-j:


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