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Array o  Tlie illinvs  in  u  ������il4-n:i) iiit-. AH'oiik  llic Kiolnst  in  America.  THE  1  ":ic(5r  as  are  -ig:t  ���������Ur.-r;  c  in ii:>  M.  Si  j ver,  C  >sjycr,  ami  M  ail: '  ��������������� mbb. kvvmnvr^wsnxfrcasiraKtxr^  Whole -Numijek 181.  I':)j  f  If  I  'I  m.  f  !  19  ) ,  I  1.!/.  W  Nelson,  British Columbia, Saturday,  February 3.   1894.  Subscription Price $2 per Year.  Ready Cash is the .  Best Introduction .  To Present to ... .  R.  Should you wish to Secure  any of the Bargins which  his Big Stock of' Groceries,  Liquors,   Hardware,  and  Miners' supplies afford.  G. A. BIGELOW & CO.  East Baker Street  Carry Complete StricKs of all lines of  General Merchandise, except Hardware.  Liquors and  Cigars  handled to the  Trade 'only.  Agents for Anheuser-Bu-sh (St. Lonis)  Ueerrthe best Made in America.  ~������  NELSON.  w  I  AVE   YOU   SEEN   THE ������*Hr  TEMPTING   DISPLAY   OF  patches,   flocks,    Jeweller!^  aijdt gi)verWare9 ShoWi) ii) ihe  V/arerooijis   of  JACOB DOVER  The  Jeweller.  Great Bargain can*be had for Cash.  A  in  irn  BETWEEN   TEE   KIVAL CLAIMANTS  TO THE DENVER ADDITION.  s  II.V (tic Terms ol' Hie A<u-r<;iii<:nl. A. S. I'ar-  w������*ll and Joe. I'lHrlin-will liixiirit Om>  Third ol' ||i������; llt'4;illivi;i.v Addition Fret:  of all Cliarui's.  The Farwell vs. McGillivray, Teetzel,  Croft, Ashby, Perry, Heed, Houston  et al, dispute over the possession of the  McGillivray addition to New Denver  gives promise of a termination.  Word was received a few. days ago  that ii compromise had been effected hy  the counsel employed by the rival factions, and if nothing miscarries they  may all dwell, in peace and harmony  under' their own vines and fig trees  planted on the'dispuled ground.  As far us can be ascertained, the compromise gives Messrs Farwell and Fletcher- one-third of the entire addition. It'is  surveyed into about ]()() available blocks,  of 2-1 lots each, and Messrs Farwell and  Fletcher- are to have eight lots in each  block free of all costs. "That notorious  litigator-" A. S. Farwell left on Tuesday's  tram for Victoria to;look into the settlement, i  A committed of the Legislature, composed of J. M. Kellie. Henry Croft and  Messrs. Booth and Rogers, was drafted  Jast session to investigate the rival claims  to this properly. To prevent its reverting back to the crown a compromise was  effected and a crown giant was issued in  McGillivi-iiy's name. The holders of the  property then repudiated their agreement and Farwell tied the property up  in court.  JI is probable that a " convention" of  those interested in the remaining potion of the addition will be held .tor'the  purpose of ascertaining what's what.  DOVES AND RAVENS.  "A." large and appreciative' audience  greeted the performers in the Doves and  Ravens entertainment iu Carney's hall  last evening.  When the curtains were drawn bark.  arid the setting for the iirst-part was  revealed, a.generous round of applause  was tendered. The ladies were all dressed in white, with powdered toilets. They  were seated in a large semi-circle, the  alternate chairs being occupied by gentlemen in varied shades of Ethnpian complexion, and grouped hi front were the  six 'little cuily headed coons'in red  'nicker.-.'and copious collars arid cult's,  making a very pretty setting. The performers were seated in this fashion :���������  ltobt. A. Uonwick,  property one of the most historical mines  in the Cocurd' A'enes.    The  Mmning  is  a low gr-iide  property,   but   it   was once j  worked  to   considerable   pecuniary  ad- !  vaniage by its owners. In previous dirk-j  ers the property was valued at $700,000.   pop VnTT  AnrATTATP "RrP^'PC'PK'T'i  but, t he searcit.v of cash and drop in lead ; f0K jiUfiL ADEQUATE REPxbL&LK IA-  and silver' effected the alteration. TI0N JN TH������ LEGIs:LATU������E  Still Si-cKIn;; rn-Orcntliila.  Sir Charles Tupper, who was the chief-'  speaker before the Wolverhampton '  Chamber of Commerce recently at tricked  Prof. Goldwin Smith, and said that not  one of the 215 me uber.s who were sent,  to the Canadian Parliament could have  been elected if th'-y sought to be returned .-is supporters of Mr. Smith's views.  In defending Canada's action in putting  a duty on English manufactures, Sir  Charles said that Canada had been forced to adopt protection by the United  States. Canada wasquite willing togive  England thu preference if England would  give her quid pro quo under existing  treaties.  A I.ilMr Th!������I������* which ivunvs C2:nv lufalr  lo >������>l Jioiifcna.v is the I'ri-vjilliitr System of K<-l������i-<-sciit;iii������i-..��������� The t>l������eiicl i&  In I In- r<M'<- iis'a |{<-v������-ii!ic rro.2i:<u-r.  Wliat lie Says lie  Said.  Editor the Miner.���������Allow me to correct an inaccuracy which appears in  your issue ot 27th ult.  Describing a public meeting held at  Kaslo, recently, i am quoted as having  "stated definitely thai. Premier Davie  had informed" me " that West Kootenay would have two members or representatives in ihe next Provincial Parliament."  What I did say was to the following  effect, viz., that at a small gathering of  citizens who met the Premier on the  occasion of his visit Lo this ^towu, at  which gathering I was present, Mr.  Davie staled thai, in connection with the  redistribution bill the government might  well be induced to divide the Koolenays  iu a manner more suited to tlie geographical features and voting capacity of  ilie country.  . It my recollection serves me. Mr.  Davie's remarks were indicative of a desire to meet tlie people's wishes as regards additional representation, when  ttiose wishes were publicly expressed  and'the reasons therefore properly'put  f. rward; and 1 have no doubt that, the  intelligent efforts now being made to  impress oh our legislators tue present  voting capacity ot tnis.d_i6.tncl and. its  l-ii'piaiy growing importance politically  and commercially,'wnl have due ehect  in awakening a somewhat, lardy, recognition of I Iu.-. position in whicti the ef-  lorts of Kuolenayrtes and the well directed energies or- our soutliern  Dors luive placed our District.  Yours iruiy,  John L. Hktau.ack.  Too much emphasis cannot be laid  upon the claims of West Kootenay for  more adequate representation in the  next Legislature of the province.  The government must decide wheher  it is advisable to increase or decrease the  aggregate representation of the province  but in any event West Kootenay nius  have additional representation. It.- advancement as ii revenue producing dis-  fricl has more than kept pace with its  advancement in voting strength. The  latest government returns show i hat in  point of revenue producing it is fourth  on the list among ihe ot her distracts and  is but some $10000 behind-t he leading  district, namely Victoria city which  yielded a revenue of $98,212. New West-'  miuster district is second with ft revenue  of $83.2-17; Yale is third with $82,(XK),  and West Kootenay fourth wiih $77,081.  Vancouver city had but $-17,600 to its  credit.  I/The following table is made, to enable  readers to solve if possible ihe riddle of"  the present system of repre.--entu.ion.  The districts given have sufficient repre-  sentatious given them to make, up one-  third of ihe^entii-e provincial parliament  and West Kootenay, with one representative, contributes more than the whole1  combination to the public treasury :������������������  .     DISTRICT. VOTEHS.  Cassia r 182  Cariboo 40 L  Owichnn 480  East, Kootenay 579  Liii.'Ot 2GG  Ese.uirualt- -  UKVKVUE.  $ 4.700  ' 18,500  7,200  14.000  ��������� 17,500  "10,000-  RKP..  1  3  2  1  2  2  neigh-  -Miss.-Dclniiigu,���������Mr-iSr-A-kehurstT  C. Maiubor  Sirs. Davys,  W. Turner,  Miss. .Scott.  Miss. (Jrickniiiy,  A. M. Joliiisuii,  ,1. It. Martin,  BAKEB   STREET,  NELSON.   B. C.  John Stewai-t,  Mrs. Troup,  .1. Wallcroit,  Mrs. Goi-c-Stcphenson,  Mi's. Goepel,  G. It. liobson,  John Klliol., t.    ���������. lt. ,,������������������,,���������,  Masicrs UliU'ciicc.-and   l'ci-cy  Goupul. Claruiicu  and Moi-ley Ui-iihainu,  Sam Stuckey  iiml Willie Turner,  The members of the Nelson hand were  present under conductor Scanlan. They  rendered the opening.number in capital  style: and afterwards during the intermission, introduced some clever .mechanical effects, such as sand jigs' and  clog dances, in a medley of southern  plantation airs..  The songs, choruses, and jokes were  well received, several encores being demanded and responded to. Mrs. Davys  received an encore for her rendidtion of  ���������'Still 1 Love Thee" which also was accorded Mrs. Goepel's song "If we should  meet face to face."  The end men, Messrs. Elliot, Johnson,  and Martin, were in excellent.spiritsand  eariied their- portion of the programme  off well. Mr. Elliot received an encore  for the song "Mary's Gone with a Coon,"  and Mr. Martin for his song "Never-,  Never, no More." ...  P. E. B. Turner played the accompaniments for the entire performance.  The affair was a success financially.  Kii.slilui; Forward iti<: Wiirli,  Word has been received from Mr.  Goodhue, manager of the Kootenay  Hydraulic Placer Mining company, to  hurry forward improvements ordered, as  it has been decided by the Rochester (N.  Y.) syndicate to put a force, of 2..JD men  to work oii the 1st of March, or sooner if  the weal hei��������� will permit. ���������   4>(-lliiiK l<> Work.  A. E. IJodgins has commenced, active  work on Liie, contract with the Nelson  Hydraulic company. Tins week the  supplies were siurted for iheground and  everything will lie humming in a da,>\or  two. Joe Parkin has been engaged us  cook.  A Convention F������li<������.  G. O. Buchanan was in town this week.  Referring  to _..the M IN lilt's teportof his  speech at tlie"Kaslo meeting lie explained  tliiit he. made no comparison oft lie ���������  voting strength -of  Kaslo and  Nelson..  He had computed that Kaslo would pole I  some 800 votes and compared this vote)  with five of the small outlying places to  show   the inequality of  tlie representation-assigned lor the convention.  $75,000   '    11  West Kootenay 900 $77,000 1  Why should Cariboo wiih half the  voteia that West Knotenuv -has, and  producing but one-sixth of'the income  produced by West Kootenay, have three  times us many representatives assigned  loir?  If it is necessary for compact little districts such as Cowichan and Esquimau,-  wiu, naif the voting population of West  Kootenay to have two members each,  does not. a. district of West Kootenay's  extent which stands fourth on the listoL*  revenue producing districts deserve at  least, three members? Jf not, does it not  appear that proximity to Victoria is the  _be.st_claim_l:hat-a-district-ciin-have-for-  consideration by the government of  British Columbia ?  There can he no quest ion but that 33  men...ers are sufficient to transact the  business of less than 20,000 voters. The  present inequalities should be equalized  by iessenirig-the representation of some  districts and giving such representation,  r.o West Kootenay and other districts  m'*'..desl.lv desering of it. The present-  .'"""Vviiiit cost's the province in sessional allowance alone a hour, $19,800, and  m mileage some $8,722 ev'erv veaiyand  eiec.^u expenses foot'up over $7000.     i  l'!  Ko.siun Vok<-s J* Oeutl.  London", Jas. 29.���������Rosina Vokes of the '  famous Vokes family is dead. Miss Vok-'  es was 40 years old and went on the stage |  at the age-of 6 months. In 1877 she i  married Cecil Clay and retired from the I  stage for a time, but returned to it again ;  She had been suffering from overwoik:  in the United States and ch.secl her tour ;  there and sailed for England the middle :  of last December.  Sold Tor $351,0110. -       !  The saleof theMorningmineofMullan j  by Receiver Schley for a consideration j  aggregating $251,000. as reported in the j  press dispatches sent out from Milwaukee last Saturday, is the last of a series '.  of transactions which have made that  Th������ isIocmii Slar.  , The. development  work done  on   the  Slocan Star is described by a writer in  one of the mining.magazines as follows:���������  No. 1 Tunnel is feet long, taps the vein  65 feet from the breast and shows the  lead sixty feet wide with a streake of  clean shipping ore seven feet wide on'the  hanging, wall.  No. 2 tunnel, ISOfeeblong, taps the lead  110 fe.-t from surface and show's it about  tlie. same width as in No. 1, but an increase in the clean ore to eight feet.-  No. 8 tunnel is in 875 feet, 200 feet cross  cut arid J75 feet on the lead and attains  a perpendicular depth of 285 feet on the  lead. The lead in this tunnel averages 70  feet wide though the streak of shipping  ore does riot widen being eight <'<>et, the  saui.' as No. 2,    .  ��������� No. 4 tunnel just started, will be . 200  feet lung and tap the vein at a depth of  400 feet. . .  Air shaft connection on the lead between No. 1 and No. 8 tunnels shows its  uniformity and continuity.  tiv Ctaniii Beconu's.C'riisty.  Admiral Reiihani-of the U.S. navy  has had a t-iU with the insurgent- admiral De Gama. The insurgent jtdiniral did  not-"������io-.v due respect to some American  barks, so Ijenliam cleared the decks of  his. w .els for action and escorted the  America:, merchantmen to rheirwharves  witi. thing more than an exchange of  rifle i '"���������, :.  it is reported that.Dc Gama has surrendered to the American government.  G. O. Buchanan brought down a batch  of twenty-fiive names., this week to be  posted in the government office.  Messrs. Green Bros. J. L. Retallack,  G-. O. J3ucliau.-i>!, uWiIli-uu Baillie, and  Geo. Kriic have subscribed a purse of  fifty dollars am! sent a man into the  rnour.i..i;is \li\- :,ni:ig-up names for the  voters list.  -> An attempt was  time ;igo to lesus:  of Trade and re������.:-g  board nut the peoj';  fall into line, and :  the Kaslo b(������ar;! 'v.  the pasti  made in'K.isloa short  ttut-c the Kaslo Board  :i-.'.:'.<' as.a purely local  .'������������������ -'.' ��������� iu; (own did hot  ! ��������������������������� _.'-.)5.>ability is (hat  iii.soon.be a thing of  Th  e promoln-:  The Kootenay Mail is the name of a  new paper which will 'make, its appear- j  ance in Revelstoke in a week or two.   it i  will  be controlled by a company com- ���������  posed of the leading men of the town.  a-telegram :'rnm U  treal, stau'ng t hat  ing stones in.Win::  should express an i  Thote interesied j;  would ar-r-ive to I,:  and wired Mr. JJi___c  ' the Curling Club got  , -\. Uigelnw. .it Mon-  h" could get no curl-  ii;i-giiiid asking if be  'ill ii; from Montreal.  aigvd thin the stones  d.e for use this year  ���������low accordingly/ THE  MINER,  NELSON, B. C,  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3,-1894.  VSZ22E323B*SlZ33BraiSfiXamMET2?XXZX  wvvsKius&iisa  lt������tt!]iifWiiHr������n1||..1f fMWT!W^JWT|E-I:l.Jxr  aan mwdnvuaaicxi  PBOVINQIAL POLITICS.  The Provincial goverument has recorded itself on the silver question by passing  the following resolution :���������  That a humble address be pri-sc.nted to  the Lieut.-Governor. ; <j be conwyed to  the Secretitry of Slate for the Colonics,  through the Secretary of State for Canada, that in Ihe opinion of the House it  is expedient thai il should be ordained  ;,by internal ional agreement (1) That  gold and silver' be legal tender lo any  amount. (2) That the. value-of silver in  terms of gold be lixed. (3) Thai gold and  silver bullion in any amounts be freely  turned into coin at the State mints.  \___j  iissssa L&sn >3iaa5^ v  ATO  _������_,__.  J. M. Kellie has a .scheme before the  legislature for removing the ob.sl ructions  in' tile way of steamboat navigation on  the upper Columbia between llevelstoke  and the mouth of Canoe river. He has a  motion before the house requesting that  an address be presented to His Honor,  the Lieutenant Governor requesting that  strong representations he-made to the  Dominion government to remove the  obstructions be! ween Beveisloke and  Canoe river, Big Bend, and further, that  prompt steps tie taken to protect, the  towusiie of Hevelstoke from the en  croachment of the Columbia river. As  the resolution involves the expenditure  ofFeileial money, the probabilities are  that it wiil pass ihe legislature. It would  als'i determine whether, with cheaper  tra.u-portntioii rates, trie, gold reefs in  the iJig Bend could be prolhably worked.  A  new -Railway  under Construction.  Buy before the Market rises in the Railway  Centre   and  Seat  of Government of  , 14/est Kootenay.  Choice Building and Residence Broperty.  RESATE ALLOWED FG3 THE ERECTION OF GOOD BUILDINGS  Also Lots for Sale  in      NAKUSP DAWSON and ROBSON.  Apply for Prices, Maps, etc., to  FRANK FLETCHER, J-and ComniissionorC. & K. Ry. Co., Niolson, B.C.  The government members-are showing  a. change of front on the. Chinese question. The following resolution' moved  by Dr. Watt, the member for Cariboo,  secured all but the unanimous support  of the house.  "That an humble address be presented  by ibis house to the Lieutenant-Governor, pi-ay ing him to again move the Dominion government to iimivase the p.-r  capiia tax on Chinamen coming into the  Dominion to $L00 each ; at- the same Lime  expressing strongly I he opinion of this  house that three-fourths of ail moneys  received at British Columbia ports from  the proposed , higher tax, or (if such  higher tax be not imposed) from the  pie-nt tax of $50, should be paid lo this  pio.ince, as the chief injury from ihe  'presence of these Chinamen is sustained  by i his province, and not by the Dominion."  Li  TiiA report- comes from Victoria  ihrough eastern papers that Ernest, A7..  B id-veil is spoken of as a condidate for  ihe Provincial Parliament in the Co-  wicli.iu dis'-rii-.i. Premier Davie's present  constituency, at i he approaching general ei.'clion. This is taken to mean that  D.i vie will run in Victoria city and that  in the even! of a Government victory  Mr. iJodwe.ll. will In; i he new Attorncy-  Gce.-al, the P:em:e:- taking other port-  fo  Those  who know E. V. Bodwell  will bard I y be. convinced t hat he is seeking .Mich honors.  Tlie Attorney-General is on deck this  session with scium radicai chaages in the  pror.vedure governing the iaws of evi-  dencr in all criminal proceedings over  which the provincial, legislative has jnr-  isdif ion.  He   lias   introduced   un   act,  Waking .a wife a competent witness  agam.-t ii husband, and vice v-r.-a. A  wiliii-ss is not t.o ho..excused from, giving  evidence bjr reason of the fact thai siTcli  evidence may iucriniijuHe htm u>lf, .but.  such evidence may not be,.used against  him in any subsequent proceednigs, save  in cases of perjury.    -  The. s-cond act which the Attorney-  General has introduced is aimed at such  companies as make false publications  respecting the. amount of'capital stock  paid up The penally against offenders  under this! act: ranges from $50 Io $200  fine, and in default of such to imprisonment, for periods ranging fron'i 3 months  to I muni h.  An act to protect the. goods oflodgers  from landlords distress has-.also been introduced by-t.hu Attorney-General. The  ell'ect of this act will be thai provided  the lodger pays, ihe immediate tenant  the amount-owing by him. the superior  landlord or any one employed by him  cannot, levy or proceed with.a distress  upon the goods of the lodger.  SCUREH.0U3.  -.. As the use of the word "scurrilous" in  a recent semapolitical document has  been culled in quesioii, the Mixer, wishing to satisfy the contending factions,  takes pleasure in reproducing the meaning assigned to the" word by Noah Webster1. .     -        '  (1) l."sing thelow and indecent language of the  meaner sort of people, orsueh as "only the license  of bi'ili'iiojis can warrant: as a scurrilous fellow.  (2) Containing low indeeency or abuse ; mean;  -foul; vile; obscenely jocular; as scurrilous language. "'���������'.. '       ������. - ���������      .  Syn.���������Opprobrious; abusive: reproachful; insulting ; indolent; oflensive ; gross; vile ; vulgar;  low; ion!; foui-mout.hed. indecent; scurrile:  mean. ^ '  As the article appearing in the Mixer  entitled " King John"-has been denounced as scurrilous, readers can employ  their spare evenings.in" endeavoring to  fit the appellation to the article.  The Kootenay Herald, of Bonners  Ferry, claims to have assurances that  the,Great Northern Company will operate 1 wo steamers between Bonners Ferry  gind. Kootenay Lake points during the  )ming simmieiv:.  TAX   NOTICE.  "VTOTICE is horcby given, hi accordance with  -^ the Statutes, that Provincial licvcmic  'I nx, and all taxes levied under the ''Assessment  Act," aro now-due for the year 1SSU. Ail of the  above named taxes collectable within the Nelson  Division of the West Koot-jnuy Disl ric;t aro pay  able at my oflice, Kaslo, 13. O.  Assessed Taxes are collectable at the following-  rates, viz:  If paid.on or before .lui-.c 30th, 18B4:���������Provin  eial Revenue, ������3.00 per capita ; one-half of  one per cunt or. real property.  Two per cent on wild land.  One-third of one pur cent on personal property.  One-half of one per cent, on income.  If paid.after June 30th, '1904:��������� Two-thirds of  ���������;.,        one percent, on real property.  Two and one-half per cent, on wild laud, j  One-half of one percent on   personal  pro-1  perfy.  Throe-fourths of one per cent on  0. G. DENNIS,  Assessor and Collector  Jan, 2nd 1SD4.  Have  Yoto   Seoff,     / UNCONDITIONAL  The_iW m  NONFORFEITABLE  . ^ACCUMULATIVE   POLICY.  ISSUED BY ���������  CONFEDERATION   LIFE  ASSOCIATION.  TOBOITTO,     OHXTj^TITJ^.  It is a simple promise to pay the sum insured, in the event of denth.  It is absolutely free from ail restrictions as to residence, travel and occupation.  It is entirely void of.'ill condii ions stive the payment of the premiums.  It provides for the payment of the claim immediately upon proof of death,  It offers six modes of seftlcii:entat the end of the'Dividend Period.  It is absolutely.and .-lufomat'n-ally non-fbrfeifable after two  years.    The   insured  being entitled t.o;  (a) Extended insurance without application for the full amount, of the policy,  "for i he further period of time deli nil el y set forth in the policy, or on surrender to a  (b) Paid up Policy, the amount, of which is written in the policy, or after' live  years to a.  (c) Cash Value, as guaranteed in the policy.  Full information furnished upon application to  the Head  Office, or1 to any of the  company's Agents.    See this policy before instiling.  W. A. JOWETT, J.  D.  BREEZE   w������'u������i-.-������i Astern for n. ������:.  Aliens far .kelson. 411 <'������>r<Jova Slice!. Vancouver.  ��������� BRITISH COLUMBIA  IRON WORKS  BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  (Incorporated by Koy.il Chnnor, iS5=.l  (Willi power to increase-.)  !jW, (I'M, <>!><>  nNTELSOisr bk^vintce:-  ��������� Corner of Baker and Stanley streets.  BRANCHES:  li-v.WvDA���������Viotoi-ia.-Vancouv.ci^N.ow. _\yii.s.t,nun-  ster, Nanaimo and liamloops.  L'nitki) States���������San Francisco, Portland, Taco-  .���������   '     ilia, and Seattle. -   .��������� ,  HEAD OFFICE: 00 Lombard street; LONDON,'  England.  AGENTS AND COaKESPONDEHTS :���������'  CANADA���������Canadian Rank of Commerce ami  brandies Merchants' Bank of Canada and  branches-Impei-Hl Bank of Canada and branches; M olson's B.ink imd branches; Bank of  Nova Scotia.    . ,   ������������������ ;  UN1TKD STATKS���������Ascnts Canadian Bank of  ' Commerce, New Yonc: ' .  Hank of Nova Scotia. Chicago.  Traders' National Bank, Spokane,  _> A VINGS  DEI3 A HTM V. NT-  General Founders, Engineers, Boiler Makers, and Manufacturers  of All Classes of Machinery. Sawmill and Marine  Work a   Specialty.  SOHJi   U AMI! .HIIIISKIJS   OF   TIEV  Kendall Band Mill, B. C. Shingle Machines,  Steam Log Hauling Machines.  We keep  in .stock a full supply of Engineer and Mill Supplies, such as I'ipe and Fittings, Brass   .    Goods,   Sheet and other Packing, Rubber Valves, Rubber and Leather Belting, Oils,  ANADIAN  PACIFIC  RAILWAY  The Olioapost and Most Direct Route,  From NELSON. KASLO and all Kootenay  Points J  To the PACIFIC COAST and to the EAST.  8 5t.\J\S    TO   .l.\������   J'l!������,VJ    XiiLSO.V    l������ABI.Y.  Direct Connection at KoIimoii every  Eiicsd.sv. Tlicirstila.v  an<l Saliiaslay C:vf������ln<������r  With Steamer for Iti.:vi.:i,sTOKK, where connection is made with  Canadian  I'acilic Jflastbound  and V. osthmmd thromrh trains.  Timoutiii  iick'kt.s Ihsl'kd,  B.-vnoAiiK Cu:,:civi:i) to Destination,  No Customs Uih'kicui.ties.  Eqiiipinent Unsurpassed, combining Palati:il  Dining and Sleeping Cars. Luxurious Dsiv Coaches,   t'ourisi,   Sleeping   Ciirs   and   Free Colonist  Sleeping Cars.  For information as to :-.aies, ;.irnc,etc., applv  to nearest age ill.  J. Si'.MSi/ii'O.V, Agent, Nklsox,  Or to UV.O. .134-1.. bce:o������v.\.  District Passenger, Agent,Vancouvhk.  COLUMBIA   &;  KOOTENAY  STEAM   NAV.   CO.  (limltisd)  TIME   CARD   NO.  9.  K  s  Dri'OSiTS received" at, SI and upwards, and  inter.esi, allowed (present rate) at 3i percent,  per annum.  -   s        GRANGE V. 1IOLT,  Nelson, July 17,1S03. Agent.  NOTICE.  "^T CTICE is hcTely.jsivin.'ihat'W. F. McCu  -1^ loch, us agent, for Edward Mahon, lias filed  the necessary papers, and mads application for a  Crown Grant in favor of the " Jim Crow," and  "Last Chance," mineral.claims, situated on Toad  Mountain. l"       . ���������    =  , Adverse claimants -will forward' their pbjee  t ion's within sixty days from the date of this  publication. -   .^piTZSTUBBs.      '  Gold Commissioner.  NelsohVB. C, Nov. 14,1893. Nov. 25  and Lubricants, etc.  HOISTING ENGINES and SINKING PUMPS FOR MINES  Comer Alexander Street and Westminster Ave., VANCOUVEK, B. C.     .  D.   CART MEL, J. W. CAMPION, J. E. W. MACFARLANE  Agent West Kootenay. " Secretary-Treasurer. Manager  IIOTKI.S.  i*Aatsoi) Hotel,  WATSON,   B. C.  Tlie TOWS-OF "WATSOS is situated between  Beat and Fish Lakes, on the Kar-lc-Slocan  wigon road, 20 miles from ECa*io and 10  milesfrom New Denver, is the most central  point in Slocan district  Tlie WATSOX IIOTKI, is one of the,best kept  - houscsin the entire Slocan country. .The dining room and kitchen arc in charge of female  help of experience.   The bar is stocked with  tlio best oran (Is of Liquors and Cigars.  BREMNER  & WATSON,  I'KOl'KIETOKS.  NOTICE.  Vr OTICE is hereby given that the B. C. South-  -LN ern Railway Company will apply to the  Legislature of the Provence of British Columbia,  at its next session, for an Act to consolidate and  amend theseveral Acts relating to the Company;  also for power to construct a branch line, commencing at a point on the main line at or near the  forks of Michel Creek; thence by way of Miche  Creek to Martin Creek.  BOD"WEJjL & IRVING.  ���������     Solicitors fo  the Applicants.  Dated this 7th Dcccir/jer, 1S93.  -       it  ������������������(    : ������������������'  ���������    - ��������� NELSON-.-  LMRWEEOTiBiiES  WILSON   &  WILLIAMSON,  rnor-niKTons.  HAY AND GKAIN TOE.SALE.  fllE \ SUBSCRIBER HAS IN  ' STOCK or en  route from  the  Coast  1 Carload Glass, Paints and Oils.  2 Carload Sash and Doors.  \2  Carload Dry Clear Fir  Flooring, 4-  inch. '   ,  1 Carload Dry Clear Fir Ceiling, 4 inch  1 Carload Factory Cedar,  An Immense Stock of Common  Lti7>iber, Shingles, Laths, Mouldings,  Etc., as usual.  G. O: Buchanan,  Kootenay Lake  Sawmill,  NELSON AND KASLO. - ,  -  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION  NELSON AND KASLO ROUTE  Steamuu NKLSON  (ioiim Sortie.  Leaves Nelson, Mondays J) a. m.  "       Wednesdays 5.10 p.m.  " "       Thursdays 5 p. in.  "        Saturdays, 5.40 p, in.  4>������������iiiu' SonJIi.  Leaves lvaslo, Tuesdays at U a. in.  Thursdays, at 8 a. m:  " "        Fridays, at 3 a, m.  "���������'"   .     "        Sundays, at S a.m.    ..  Passengers from Kaslo for Spokane and all  points south should lake the "Nelson" leaving  Kaslo at3 a.m., on Wednesdays and Saturdays-,,  making close connections with the N. & F. S.  rains.   Arriving in  Spokane, 5.30 same day..  Omnibus and carriages to and from all trains and  steamboat wharves.   Saddle and pack animals  for hire.   Freight hauled and all kinds of job'  teaming attended to.  <J<il)     " Street.   0ffic8 witb Wilson % 'Perdii  ^VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE  ���������^ Partnership between, the undersigned as  Hot el-keepers, at the CcEiir d'Alenc hotel in Kaslo,  is this day dissolved by mutual consent. Mr.  Ward, who continues the business, will settle all  Claiifis against the partnership.'_and receive all  debts due to it.  JOHN FllANCIS WARD  ; . ',' . ...'..' JOHN KING  Dated DWcniberlft'h jiSdfii.  A saving will be made by purchasing tickcttr  from the purser for Spokane,.and points on the  N.& F. S. arid S. K. &, N. Railways.  The Company reserves the right to .change this'  schedule at any time without notice.  Great Bargains  are Offering  at the  Nelson Drug Store  how in  Selected  Toilet Soaps. *  THE MINER, NELSO.% B. C, SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 3,. 1894.  !������  ,  w  <m  tfi.lvc JftimT.  culling  into question the civic adminis-  trution of the City of Golden Streets.  ���������Tiik Minkii is printed on Saturdays, provided  the stall'is sober, and will be mailed lo any  A'/'VG f OHM'S OPINION.     .  The Trihiine commenting on the noin-  ���������nddress in Canada  or tlie United Stales, for   inat ion of Frank FlH.jher which impear-  ������ouo  year on receipt of two dollars.   Those   ed iu  the MlN'lilt turns Fletcher out   the  ���������.desiring sample copies will secure same on   following chiuacier ;   ,receipt of ten cents. ,     " Mr. Fleirher. although an employee  , ' of the (J.-m.-ulian Pacific railway, is closo-  ������������������nNTK.ujTAnv!.:uT1s..;.Mi;NT.SMisei-ie������lal l.lierate   |y Ut,,ttt>ifiim} wi,|,   ,.|u. district: in  fad,  of !f,3 pur iii-h. (down ihe column) per month   .-^   ()i,   |u..u.|y   .,1^   )lis   jllU.resls  ilv(i   in  and as much more as patrons will s.and. ; West  Kootenay.     lie is a,   man of  good  business  ahilil y, of good  hahils, and  is  :Tu.\nsiknt Adv;:utisi:.mi':xts   inserled   at the  mi al  mud  g< iod fe.  low.    While, never  . rate of liroius per line lirst, insertion, and 10 .,,, oUicehuhler, his connection with tin  -cents por line for each subsequent, insertion. , |:,11(j dv.\������\\l meiit of I he Canadian Pacific  .Advertisements running for simrtur periods j,.,iS hiouirlVL him in close contact with  than three months is classed transient.. ��������� ol'liceholdcrs, and   his success   in getting  ,,.._.    i what   his   company   wants   is  the  licst  ���������QUACC. Cuni-All, Private Le.nedy. and Ncxt-to-| pi.()(lt.   ||)at   |,��������� js ,,1,1,, j���������   hold   his   own  Pure-RcMiling-Mattcr.Klvor.i^montsarenot: wi||)   ||le   ,K,S,   of   Uu!||li    Whether   lie  wanted. i I could   do as much for the people as he   jil'M'.s  for  the  lailroad   company  is  the  '      THE REASON WHY. ���������      ^T^'....,,  tins is perhaps as good a commendation as any man seeking public olTrce  could expect.  CURRENT   COMMENT.  Hon. Edward Blake, who entered the  The recent movement, on lire part of  the electors ol: New Denver, to elect  Gold Commissioners, instead of their  'being appointed by tlie government has  .more in it than appears on the surface at  ^The" people   of   'i.ew   Denver   are as ! KliLish Commons  to straighten out the  .much displeased  with the present  Gold | Hoi,,e Rnle V���������**���������*  ���������������*''������'���������������  confessing  -Commissioner us they are with ,i���������, sys_ ��������� his inability to'dispose of  the Canadian  tern  in   vogue   for  the  creation of such [ tnrm   'lotion,   has   issued   ������t   genuine  ���������officials.     The   chief   objection   which   "appeal" to the patriots  in Canada to  thev have to Capt. Fitzstubbs  is that he   s������'^rih������  to the Home .Rule  campaign  .stands  in Ihe   way of  that town  in ils '. f"^   H������   estimates .that   $240,000 u,e  endeavor.lo secure a govcrnincnt wharf. : ,iei'f,ed.  The   inonov   has   been   appropriated liv j     r���������, ,.     ���������   -    T    ,. ..  ��������� ,,'  .  '., .' !    The outlook in India over the unsati.?-  *uie government hut   the  dud   Omniiiis-'       , , ...   ,   _. ., ,.       ..  ������ . ,      i ,    ' ractorv and unsettled state ot the silver  .sioner reliise.s to go on   wiih   tlie   work..        ., ' . . .,,,  ��������� , ,       .      .���������.   . problem is more gloomv then ever.   The  ��������� He mav nave good and sulncient reasons , ...       ,  . '  ,. .. ���������..       ' government Will make no promises and  Jtor such proceeding, bv his own nietbod    , . '  V        ���������      *'    *   ...   ,.    , ,,     -..      i depressed exchange has fallen lod.   The  of  reasoning, but  he   will  find the New   m. /-,,...  ,- iiii ; Inncs Calcutta correspondent says :���������  Denver people rather hard  lo convince.:     __,.,,     .., ,      ., .    .  ....   _,.- .    . . ,   ,'      'Ihe Governments  silence  is incom-  Ji   this   anniopnation   is not   expended;       ,        ., . _,  ... i       , c   ; i     i-      i ..    ' pi'ehensible,  except on the assumption  before   the  close, or   the bseal vear, the   ' .. _ .       ,,.,,.  ... .     ,   .    ,,   " jthat  sanction cannot lie obtained  ii'oin  inonev   will   revert;   back to the govern- ! ., .       r  ���������   ' .   . ....   : hugland, or that Lord Lansdowne is un-  luent ti easnrv, and   bv   continuing   bis:     ....       _ .   ..        ,,.,.,  .. -    ..      /-,",,-, ���������    ��������� i willing to commit hunseU at the close ot  present   policy   the  Gold  Commissioner  will succeed in depriving  the. district of  ii   public  work, and   one  much sought  .after.  New Denver is not,the only place  where thedeld Commissioner's popularity is wearing thin. In his efforts to be  everybody's friend  and  avoid" criticism  his administration.    The outlook is  becoming gloomier daily.  Now that the benefits of protection are  bdingquestioned in the vicinity of Hohn-  stead  Pa., Andrew Carnegie,   the steel  i King is announced to have for Egypt.  I As a blind to the workingmen   he  has  was  wont to call  him   blessed, so lhat|  -despite,   his  suavity   he    bids    fair   loi  lie   is   conlraeiing a   large circle which , ,   .      . __   . ,       ,    .  I starved  in the past, he has ordered  the  starting up of every iron mill with which  .... , '"',,'! he is connected, and the keeping of them  become the most unpopular man in the; . .        ... -,r   , ,  xr in operation all winter.    He. has also oi-  Jvooteuav. I i      i   .i 1-. c   -.-i /���������^       i  ... ,    ,    . <���������     i       t    >    dered  the expendrture of  $1.(K.K) a day  His   neurlcct.   to   propare fresh voters i ,    .    -   ,        *  ,      ..     ��������� ,.,.,.,  .. . .     ,  .      . .    ; during the winter tor the  relief of the  dists each vear, as  required by law, the ��������� ,       , ,.-,-,.,    ,  ,        ,        *     ...     .",.',    .*, . i uneinploved poor ot Pittsburg,  liopeless   muddle   m which   the present' * ������  lists for this district have  become invol  ved, lead many to question his executive  -ability.    There   is   another   peculiarity  .about the Gold "Commissioner for- West  Kootenay, and   this   is   his   method of  reading the duties of his oflice.    He presided over the court of  revision  in  Nel-  ���������son-dnring-fche-hours���������prescribed���������by-law  -and   listened   to   a   uumber of appeals.  The court was closed, and at'tei wards he  .allowed the list to be tampered with and  .assessments   were   raised.    Those   who  were so treated did not make any  fuss.  They received notices setting out   their  ..assessments as lirst made, and  such  assessment they propose to pay, legardless  ���������of the illcgul revision.  " People will talk about 'such things and  .assign   causes.',  With    duties    defined  there should be no omission or variation  in their performance.   West Kootenay's  interests   are   too   important    to   ha^e  the adininstrative office toyed with.  -   DEGENERACY.  "The Miner has of late degenerated to  be a mere organ of non-iesident corporations."  How it must have melted the sympathetic heart, of King John when he-pen-  .���������ned the above in last week's Tribune,  must be left to the conception of the  -readers.   ' - ,   '  If withholding advice from Van Home  -with respect to what lines of road the C.  P. R. should build, not instructing D. C.  Coibiii as to'his.intentions re the building of the Nelson & Fort Sheppard railroad;*'not demanding the giving away  ���������of town lots by the government; and  not laying down rules for the general  'jguidahce"of merchants, banks and companies, makes ,_the Mixer "the mere  organ of non-resident corporations" then  it assuredly is such.  There are more people outside of newspaper offices who know more about running papers than those inside, There  4ire also some editors who take upon  themselves the management of everything oh the universe, and if they eve,.  ���������o-et. within telephoning distance of the  Eternal Citv can be safely counted upon  The Kitchen-Sword-Davie meeting at  Chill iwack yesterday afternoon arid  evening is tin-" title, which the Columbian, of Westminster, assigns to a public meeting held in Chilliwach, which  would make it appear that the premier  was receiving rough treatment from  "Kitchem    - ~ "  O. G. .Dennis, the Government assessor  has published a list of the Kaslo real estate, on which the taxes for LS03 have  not been paid, offering tlie same for sale.  zVs the faxes run from 33 cents to $2.51)  and aggregate about $2.25 it is presumed  thai the municipal council will pay the  taxes and hold the property in. trust for  i,he owners to prevent-its being sacrificed.  :  -Now that New Denver, Kaslo and  Revelstoke have declared against the  Uous ion-Hume "convention" King John  may set himself to work and call a "coir  vention" of his co-owners iu the Alc-Gil-  livray addition to New Denver.  The Kaslo municipality has found it  necessary o'r at least, expedient, to purchase the charter of the private company which secured water privileges for  a water system and electric light plant.  The paper charter is valued at exactly  $1,354. This ��������� piece of legislation did  nothing to promote a water-works system for the town but it enabled those  securing the charter to realize handsomely for their charter.  rp   p.  O'FAUUBLL,  SOLICITOll   FOR   PATENTS.  Xelso>', B. C.  Drawings .and  Specifications made in   the  Oflice.     All mutter strictly confidential.  ELECTION CARD.  Nelson, B. C. 11 Jan 1891.  The undersigned announces himself as a Candidate for meuibcr of the Legislative assembly  fpr West Kootenay District, subject to the action  of tlie convention to be held at Nelson on the 12th  of April, 1S91.  J.  FItED HUME.  Jon Printing of high merit turned out in short  order.   Prices to mutch.  Address  The Miner Printing & Publishing Co.  nelson,   b.c.  NKLHON HYDRA UI,1C MININU  COMPANY  LUIITKI).  I'KOSI'KCTUS.  riiO TIIIQ PUI3L  IC:  On September :iuth, tSii.'J. tlie following Kontlo-  inen formed themselves into a syndicate for the  purpose of acquiring anil developing the Boulder  Placer Claim.sii.nate on Worfy-Nine Cruel;, about  cignt miles westerly from Nelson,West Kootenay  District. British Columbia:  .1. A. Klltlt, Civil Engineer;  J. I'\ UITOII1E, Provincial band Surveyor;  ii. B. DuUUA.N, Miner;  P. M. MoLEOD, Pui-risler;  JOHN   El.LlOI'. Barrisier:  J. F. UU'ME, Merchant;-  It. ,). HE A LEY. Ileal Estate Agent;  (j. W. PJCl-lAKDSUN, Ileal Estate Agent.  They believed that, the claim held large  deposits of coar.-e gold, and thai it would yield a  handsome prolit if developed. It, is well known  that Pony-Nino Cruel; go.d is wonh $18 an ounce  (See copy ol assay nppen.ted). 'i lie claim is half  a mile in length and 'i0i) feel in brea-iih���������.'v>0 feel  on each side of the creek. AL ditlurcut times Mie  claim has been worked. O. M. Dawson, D. S..  P. G. 5., in tlio Annual Deport (ISSi) of the ecological Survey of Canada, Males: "In JSliT, Forty  Nine Creek was i-oporLcd lo yield coarse gout to  Lo the value of .>(j to .;Uy, to tlie nam. Bedrock  not. worked." Since that,dale allumpts at developing l.he the. claim have been made, bill, from  Jacket capital a.nd proper appliances, only the  high ground, winch contains the least quantity of  gold, was operated on, while the "pay streak."  was not lunched.  In August, |S;12, Mk. It. 11. Poirsan acquired  the claim. %-. itti ilie aid oi I wo men, and using  j water with.a head of about lifly-feot, he placed a  | Kluico-box about sixiy-foel in length within about  | two feel, of bud-rock, and made excavations  through the gravel. '1 his work has aided the  syndicate in oouiinuig reliable information as to  t.ne nature of the claim. As a head of lifly-feot. is  not powerful enough to carry boulders'of oven  medium siwclhoy had to be removed by hand. 'A  considerable quantity of gold was saved���������suiii-  cient. to prove (hut. a handsome prolit, could be  ob'.ained wil h the assistance of prop.M-appliances,  (oee -\ii:. uici-.'s report) Mk. Hocijan made an  otl'er of the iiroperty to the syndicate, a coiidilion  boing that it, should he developed. The syndicate  accepted his proposition, and secured in addition  a claim, called the tt. George, one-half mile in  iengin, above ; and another, the St. John, a quarter of a, nine in length, below the Boulder claim.  They nave ihussecurod a,continuous claim of one  and one-quarter nnies in length. These proper-  lies are held by lease, for a neriod of live years,  from the government. The leaic can be renewed  by law. from ihiine to time, as required.  Mk. J. E. ilicii, supoi-intendeat of ihe Kootenay Hydraulic works on the I'end d'Oroide river  in British Columbia, was ihen engaged to thoroughly prospect the claims and report thereon.  (See report annexed) Mu. llicu was accompanied  by MkSsks. Kiuiv is: l>iTCiru<:. civil engineers, of  Nelson, who mado a report on ihe work and plant  required lo equip the claim with the most ellici-  ent appliances, for securing the gold. (Seethe,  report annexed) At a meeting of"ihe syndicate j  held on Nov. Stli. 18:);i������ il was resolved to lake the  necessary proceedings to obt.on incorporation  under ihe name of the Nelson Hydraulic M in ing  Company. Limited Liability, with the .head oflice  at Nelson; capital slock, s.HW.OUO. divided into  20,0UO shares of 65 each : P>.0U0 being ordinary  sharcs, and 5,000 being preference shares, the  latter entitled to dividends of to per cent in priority to ordinary shares. The property is to he  purchased by the company, and paid for by the  allotment to the syndicate of !l,000 fully paid up  shares. It has been decided to oiler for sale the  5,(J(J0 preference shares, with the understanding  that applications for stock will not be accepted  unless accompanied by 00 per cent of the face  value. This will give the company ������J5,0i)t) with  which to proceed with works of construction arid  meet incidental expenses. It is confidently expected that ho further assessment will he  made, as the amount to provide a thoroughly  ellicient plant, and cost of management have beeii  carefully estimated.  Tho syndicate is taking advantage of the low  water to construct the dam and sluice boxes. It  is the intention to have everything ready to commence working the claim when liici'e is a sullici-  -ent, volume of-watcr-iie.\t-?piiiigra.iid,Tn-cn"iploy"a~  thoroughly experienced man as superintendent.  Respecting the. probahili.y of the property inlying, the syndicate believe that Mit. Rich's report  is a very eonser.vative statement of its value. In  this connection the following quotations will bo  of interest:  Pkokkssok Dawson, in his Annual Report.  (1SS7) to the Geological Survey of Canada, says:'  ." The future of placer mining deserves consideration, particularly from the following points of  view: In each proved auriferous district, the  poorer or less cuiicciitrafcd gold bearing ground  must necessarily surpass in area fll'at of the very  rich deposits, which alone pay for work with  primitive methods, and wiih the cost of supplies  and labor at high prices. Thus thecheapening of  lhe.seessentials, produced by improved means of  communication and by... tlie settlement, of the  country, coupled wiih the atl'uuliiig facilities for  bringing heaver machinery and appliances into  use, will enable the prolitable working of greatly  extended acres,"  In the same report Mk. Dawson also.says:  "There are quite a numher of valleys in which,  though the bed of the present stream has proven  rich, the deep ground or old channel has not yet  been reached, or if reached ha-, not been .-.alisfac-  torily tested. In all these ca.ses it requires only  more effective machinery and greater engineering skill to bo brought, to'hear, lo attain and  work the deposits referred to, and it is likely that  many of them will pay well when such means  can be applied at a reasonable cos(."'  Tlie following is from Ysui W'agenen's Manual of Hydraulic Mining: ���������'Hydraulic mining  presents fewer risks and more certainties than  any other department of mining, oilier dungs  being equal. It is simply a question of moving  gravel or soil from one piace to another. Given  "therefore, in addition to an, abundance of water  to move and wasli the gravel, ample space to  deposit itagain after it has been washed, and the  problem of obtaining a prolit has been reduced to  a mimimum. As ah example, tlie gold bearing  veins of the western L'niied States have an a vcr-  value of about ten dollars per Ion of quartz; ex- '���������  traded, ���������which ten dollars can be mined, transported to the mill, crushed, amalgamated relin''d  and sold at a grows cost of about eight dollars per  ton, or eighty per cent. The same gold vein after  passing through the labratory of nature, will consist of a gravel bed or deposit, worth about t wen-  ty cents per ton, which twenty cents may be secured and marketed at a cost of not over fivecents  or twenty-rive per cent. Other things being equal  therefore, hydraulic mining presents three times  the chance for profit that is found in gold-quartz  "mining, and one-third the ri*k, with the additional advantage that the extent and richness of the  gravel bed may be completely studied and ascertained before working it, and at a slight cost,  -while vein- mining is from the first to last, ah experiment and a chance. The records of mining  show that over seventy-fiive per cent of all the  gold mined within history has been derived from  tlie working of gravel beds."  and that, he was unablc'to test the bed-rock, owing, to the amount of water, but adds that "the  uneven nature of the bed-rock and ihe character  of gold distributed through the entire 'deposit  point to rich deposits in favored places." Further  on he says: "Samples taken lrom over a large  area, including the surface, sides, and foot of the  hanks, and surface of the channel, give an average of '.'0 cents per cubic yard.  Taking two-thirds, of the capneity of the  works, as stated by Mu. Ilic'ic, as. the working  average in twenty-four hours, that is, '2,000 cubic  yards, and 5 cents as the cost per yard, (the  ground holding "JO cents per yard of gold) we have  as profit, exclusive of the nature of gold in the  channel gravel and bed rock, S-WX) per day. Assuming that the ground is worked for ninety days,  there would be a clear prolit of ^7,000, or ������l.!HJ  per share on shares held by the syndicate, unci  preference shares, in a season.  Applications lor Stock.  Applications- for ten per cent preference  .stock, accompanied with M per cent of its face  tor   is   obtained, which v.ill   be  in   about   two  months.  J. FRED HUME,  J. F. RITCHIE,  G. \V. BIOH AI c'DSON,  'iriisieosin charge ot  :' affairs of Syndicate.  Solicitor: .7. ELLIOT.  Engineers: KIRK &  RITCHIE.  Secretary: G. W. RICHARDSON.  Mr. .1. I'. Kicc"* ticpoi-l.  Tin.; Niu.soN Hydraulic Mining Syndicate:  Gentlemen���������In pursuance of your instructions  lo examine and report on your property on Forty-  Nino creek, near Nelson, Briti.-h Columbia, the  working, value, and kind of plant required, I  hcrewil h submit the following :  The properly consists of one and one-quarter  miles in length along the course of the Forty-nine  ereekchanneJ, and tlie banks on either side for a  width ot 700 feet. 'I he present channel varies in  width from 50 lo DO feet, with a probable average  depth of 15 foot, idled for the most pari with a  compact gravel, a large proportion of which is  heavy boulders. The bed-rock is a coarse-grained granite, in irregular layers, forming a very  uneven bottom, making natural riffles favorable  for arresting the coarser particles of gold.  'tests made in an open cut in the channel  gravel for a distance of 70 feet gave returns of  one-half cent per pan, or about tjO cents per cubic  yard. Owing to the amount, of water 1 was unable to tost the bed rock with the facilities at my  command. Tlie uneven nature of the bed-rock  and the character of gold distributed through  the ciiiii-i; deposit point to rich deposits in favored places on the bottom.  Tlie channel gold is heavy, of a flat, angular  shape, comparatively coarse, and of a character  to save n the sluices. The rim bars or banks, on  either side, are in places extensive deposits that  vary in depth and extent, in some places showing  a depth of-10 to (SO feet, and extending over several acres, consisting for the most part, of a liner  gravel than that of ihe channel, and an occasional strata, of sandy clay, which varies in thickness  from a few inches to several feel. Gold is disseminated through the entire deposit, from grains at  the surface to heavy and coarser particles as  depih is obtained and the grave! more compact.  Samples taken from over a large' area, including  the surface, sides and foot of the banks, and the  surface of the channel, gave an average of 20  cents per cubic yard.  A. large number of places along (he creek  have been partially worked by the primitive  means of ihe early miner, such as the pan, hand-  sluice, and the rocker. The surface, however, is  only skimmed in places. The only attempt to  exploit the channel has been on tlie company's  ground by Mk. Dougan, mainly by man power,  whose .returns, from what dala I could gather,  averaged about. 80cents per cubic yard.  The conditions of profitable working depend  mainly on a large water supply at high pressure,  a grade necessary for the sluices,and ample dump  for the tailings. The water supply, from all information and .data that could he gathered, is  confined to the period between March and July,  or between throe and four months, which in this  case would be the length of the working season.  The supply for chat period seems to be ample.  By' the con-truction of a flume and  ditch of four-iifths of a mile in length a .vertical pressure of 300 feet is obtained, ample  for all purposes. The ditch and flume should  have a carrying capacity' of 900 miner's inches.  All details of grade, materials, and construction  are embodied  in  the appended planJjyJMteSiiS^  In order lo obtain the requisite dump, and to  bottom the channel at the points of exploitation,  a bed-rock cut of 250 feci in lenglh,"in connection  with a sluice line of 500 feet, is necessary. Under  these conditions the maximum grade attainable  i-; 1 hree-quarters of an inch to the ,"oot, or !) inches  per box of 12 feet. This gives a dump of (> feet,  which may he added to and increased by continuing (lie sluices on tlie same grade as the dump  rises to their level. The mode of construction and  class of material are shown in the appended plan.  M'oi-Iiiiig <a;;a<'������l.v.  The duly of a miner's inch varies with different conditions, running from .'! to.l cubic yards to  ���������Joa.nd :i0 per day, the latter result boing'bbtniiied  under highly satisfactory conditions. In this case  after the clearing of the channel. Hie maximum  capacity should not. be less than :t,000 cubic yards'  per twenty-four hours with a .sluice head of 1,000  inches, or':; yards to the inch. In most hydraulic  mines (he result exceeds this ligure. From aiuiin-  licrof California in i ucs, taken at-random, Ihe  work avcrages.'i.J cubic yards per inch, per twenty  four hours."  The co.-t of working varies with ihe amount  and .character of material handled, height of  h-inks, etc. In ordinary cases, with plenty of  water, dump, and oilier facilities, ground that,  will average 5 cents per yard pays a good proliit.  The Norlh Blooiiilicld mine, in Nevada county,  California, has worked ground for several years  at un average value of \i cents per yard.  .Machinery.  The machinery' necessary will consist, of a  pipe line of about 1.050 feet in length and two  monitors or giants. All of the details of size,  gauge", and construction of pressure-box are fur.  nished in the appended plan.  While the dump and grade of the sluices  leave something to be desired, the condition are.  in the main, favorable, and with intelligent and  skillful management there is no question as to a  profitable result.  -Much is due Mksshp. Kikk & llrrcuiE,  whose intelligent and skillful work made accurate estimates possible.'   -  1 am, gentlemen, yours respectfully.  J. F. Rice  Oclails an������l Kslimatc of <'<>.sl.  BY MES3HS. KIIJK & KITCIIIE.  Probable Output ami ISeturns. i  Mr. Rice reports that "an open cut=in the J  channel gravel for a distance of seventy feet; I  gave returns of about 60 cents per cubic yard," '  The Nelson Hydraulic Mining Syndicate:  Jn accordance with Mr. Rice's instructions,  we present the following statement of details and  estimate of-cost of construction of hydraulic  plant, of most approved design, on Forty-Nine  Creek.  Hydraulic mining is carried on by propelling  a jet of water, under heavy pressure, on gold-  bearing gravel deposits, The gravel being disin-  tergrated. by this process and carried with the  water through the sluice-boxes. In its passage  the gold drops, owing to its great '-weight, into  receptacles provided therefore, and the refuse  gravel is deposited in a dump at the end of  the sluice.boxes. With proper appliances,  it is estimated that 05 per cent of the gold can be  secured. In designing a hydraulic system, measures have to be taken to secure the required  water pressure, sluicc-boxe^ grade to carry large  boulders, and an ample dumping ground.  Ilclails.  The h'-ad of water required in this ense is 300  feet.   To procure this it will be necessary to construct an artilicial channel from a point about.  i four-fifths of a mile up stream from ihe place sel-  ! ccted   for the sluice-boxes.   Al the head of the -  I channel a dam, about live icet high, will have lo  ' i.e built across the stream  to provide a regular  supply   of   water.      Owing  to   the   precipitous  nature  of the  ground   about  3,200  feet of the  channel will consist of a Hume, with a grade of  ',1.5 feet, in 1000; the remainder will  be an open  ditch.   The capacity of Hume and ditches, 1,000  miner's inches.    From the ditch to the monitors,  ihe water will be carried in a steel  pipe aboiit, ii  thousand feet long.   'Ihe sluice-boxes will he 500  feet long, with a grade of f) inches in 12 feel.  From the lower end of the sluice-boxes the  fall increases rapidly, affording ample dumping  ground. Plans and profile showing details ot the  work described aro herewith submitted.  Cost.  Eleven hundred feet of steel piping and 2  monitors, with nozzles of 2], 3J, J,o and  fi-inch orifices.' respectively, erected,  ready for working   ������ 2,000  Dam, fliune, ditch, sluice-boxes (inclusive  of excavation)and house for workmen     8,000  Superintendence of construction, etcT, 10  j    percent -.      i/^co  ,   Total cost of plant ready for work  $ll';000  The estimate of the cost of monitors and piping was made from a memorandum of cost of  those iicms to the Kootenay Hydraulic Mining  Company of Waneta, in this province.  In concluding this report we submit a comparison of dilliouliics surmounted in providing  water for hydraulic mining fn other places,  Kootciiiiy Hydraulic Mining Companv: Ditch  and I'm mo, ! I miles.  La Grange Ditch & Hydraulic Mining Com-  paii|i. 'Juoliuunc county. California: Ditches, 100  mihs; Humes, 0 miles; grade of ditches, 11 to 32  feet per milt'.  Miocene Ditch Company, Butte count v, California : In order to obviate the construction of a  tresile .-ome ISO feet high, the water is conveyed  in a wooden Hume around a bluir 350 feet in  height. 'I he flume was suspended upon brackets  made of 1 rails built m the form of a reversed L  n). soldered into holes previously drilled into a  solid ver.ical escarpment. Men were swung  d..wii by roKcs to drill these holes, in another  place in this lmeof ditch is a piece of trestle work  l.uS'S feci long and SO feet high.  El Dorado Water & Deep Gravel Mining  Company. California:   Main ditch, 10 miles  Buckeye Company, California: Ditches 35  miles: capacity, 2,5G00: cost, S120.0CO. '  The details respecting the California coinpah  ; arc taken from ihe report of the state Minim  iri-Hii   for   ISSn     Ml...  r  ing  ies  Bureau for 1SS0 'I ho same report' g^ves"wiVh'  other statistics, the following rcoi.inc o? w, rl  done by the La Grange Company on n I'liJ,.',?, \h  from June 1st, 1891, to September 30th, Iffi"'"8  ...   .        ,   , DlSliUKSE.MENTS  \\ alcr. labor, etc  ������136,013 CO  Per cubic yard   I 'or ounce of met al produced.'." "  Average value of tlie ounce of metal produced   Average yield per. cubic vard'of  ground   '  The above tremendous outlay for water when  compared   with   the  facilities 'for procur'iiif'i  ample  supply   ab  Forty-ninc   Creek, sho ������������������ J^i v  tavorablc conditions for hydraulic, minin "  Yours respectfully,       &' -  KIRK fc RITCHIE.   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"  '-   -";.-  '���������   '\\';  THERE ARE THOUSANDS IN IT.  Itt-t-oiMl ol' Hit: liohl wliicli rorly-.Viiic 4'rcck  <>iiv������: up iu lli������-. ICui-ly Ikays.  Tbc following letter was received this  week by J. Fred-Hume, one of the trustees of the Nelson Hydraulic Mining  Company, from an old timer' who worked on the company's -property in the  early days.  Bonnet'������ Ferry, Idaho, Dec. 2nd, 1S03.  " Dear Sir.���������Yours of the ]8lh at hand  and contents noted. J,' ������\vith several  others worked onForty Nine Creek in  the years 3SG7-S-9. We "made from $0 to  $12^)^1- day. We worked with sluices  and rockers, the old fashioned way.  Wages were .$���������!- to $5 per'day. Most of  our mining was done on the creek where  your company has located. ' The gVid  was coarse and some good crevices were  found. T knew two men to make ,$lijQU  each in "six weeks. J cleaned 82500 the  first summer. The Discovery Boys did  their own work and cleaned about SS00  ��������� each. Flour- was worth $25 per-100 lbs. ;  j bacon 875 per cwt., and every thing in  ' pel-portion. The largest nugget we  found weighed $20: many others were  from $2,50 t.o $12 and SIS." We. sold our  dust for $ IS per oz. lam convinced if  said ground is worked in a scientific  manner that you have a good thing.  Yours very truly  RicfuAKD Fry, /..  THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3,  1894.  -Iflcr Cable   I>oetor*.  The Maiquis of Lome, nt a meeting of  the Lmperiul Institute, at which Lord  Knutsfnrd presided, stated thai something might be done to improve the  news transmitted to and from the; colonies, and the. statement, that any arrangement securing transmission of news directly from the Mother1 Country to ihe  colonies, and vice versa, would be a great  boon, met, with great applause.  If tlio Imperial institute can enable  Canadian' newspapers to secure British  news without the present hostile American coloring it will confer a great, favor  on the Canadian people.  Lord  llaiiiM-n  living.  Lord Hannen, lord of appeal in ordinary and Behring sea nrbitratnr, continues to lose strength. He is restless, an.;  suffers much pain. There is not much  hope for his recovery.  That Little Canadian Cheese.  Canada's monster cheese, which arrived in L.mdon some time ago from Chicago, is still unsold, and is lying in a  London railway station, no private  warehouse being strong enough to bear  its weight. Only twelve inches of ihe  top has perished. The ideaor exhibit ing  the cheese has been abandoned. Several  offers for the purchase of the chuese  have been received, but they are not  high enough.  The Cireitt ]'rc;it:lier Resigns.  Rev. T. DeWitt TaImage at the close  of his sermon at the Tabernacle last  Sunday announced that he intended to  resign from the pastorate of the church,  the resignation to.go into effect on the  occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary  of his taking charge of the Tabernacle.  Tbcy are Reconciled.  Emperor William of Germany sent  Bismarck a bottle of very old wine with  an autograph letter congratulating him  on his recovery from his recent illness.  Bismarck sent a reply saying he would  call on the emperor next Week. The  meeting and reconciliation which followed pleased the German people more than  any event since tlie banishment of the  Prince from Berlin, and will have a  marked effect on the internal policy of  the government.  Answering Illegible Letters.  When you get an illegible letter from  a friend, don't lose your1 temper and write  him a scathing rebuke. Just sit down in  a good humor and concoct one like this  of Mr. T. B. Aldrichto Prof. E. S. Morse:  My Dear- Morse,���������It was very pleasant  to me to get a letter from you the ot bet-  day. Perhaps I should have found it  fleasanter if I had been able to deciper it.  don't think I mastered anything beyond the date���������which I knew���������and the  signature which I gussed at. There is  a singular and perpetual charm iri a. letter of yours: it never grows old; it never  loses its novelty. One can say to one's  self every morning: 'Here's the letter' of  Morse's. I haven't read it yet.,. 1 think  I'll take another shy at it to-day, and  maybe I shall be able in the course of a  few years to make out what he means by  those t's that look w's and i's that have  no eyebrows.' Other letters are read and  thrown away,- but���������yours-are-kept���������for  ever���������unread. One of them will last a  reasonable man's lifetime." .  Liberating Xcgro Slaves.  H.  H.   Johnston,   Imperial   Commissioner' to Central Aferica, is at Lake Ny-  assa avenging the treachery of Chief  Makanjiin. who caused the disaster to  Capt. Magu ire and hi* party. Old Makan-  jira has since been murdered, but. the successor to the heriditary title has now  been routed, all his positions have been  captured and a number of slaves have,  been released. Mr. Johnston's force was  lately augmented by a hundred Sikhs,  two British officers and the gunboats  Pioneer and Adventurer,, manned by  seaman. The British lost one man, one  Sikhand two irregulars were killed and  nine wounded.  WARNING.  . A local official of the Consumers  Water \y"orks company on Wednesday  morning requested the Miner, to warn  people against allowing their water taps  to remain open all night to prevent  them freezing.  There was no water on Wednesday  morning, and the officials suspect, that  some one allowed the supply to escape  by leaving a house service pipe open  during the night. -  Piano piece per Prominent Person.  Piece puckered per Proficient Puckerers.  Piece proclaimed per Proper- Person.  Palatal performance per Prime Players.  Paper Peanuts^- per Prosaic Penman.  Piece picked per Professional Pickers.  Piano piece per Popular Person.  Piece puffed per Profound Puffer.  Primary practice. Practical Practitioner.  Proper provisions passed.  Promiscuous pleasant pastimes.  The above is the programme as prepared for the "peanut party" which  will be given at the residence of Mrs.  John Hamilton, on Thursday evening,  under the auspices of the Ladies Aid Society of the Presbyterian church. Everyone is cordially invited to attend and  asi i-.nain what it means.  ing  to  del-  of  of  ��������� on  the  be  A \ew KiiKlnnd   Dinner.  The ladies of Nelson are contemplat  the giving nt' a New England dinner  the boys of the Deluge Honk it Lad  company. A meeting of the ladies  the town wih lie held at the residence  Mrs. Geo. N. Taylor, Victoria Street-  Monday afternoon nLii o'clock. All  .ladies of the town art requested to  present.    c:ii!<'i'lalin:ii-:il a I lies. Tuj-ncr's.  On Thursday, evening Feb. 15th then-  will lie a social at the le.-itlence of Mrs.  J. A. Turnei.-, Victoria Street. An attractive programme bus been provided  consisting of p.-nlor games, supplemented with an impromptu musical programme. The proceeds are to be applied  to the funds of the Methodist church.  Kefreshments will be provided. A cordial invitation is extended to all.  Services will be held to-morrow morning and evening in ihe Roman Catholic  church. Mass and sermon, 10.30 a. in,;  rosary and lecture at 7.30 p. in.  An entertainment will be given in  Hume's hall on Tuesday evening. The  receipts of which will be applied to defray the debt on Roman Ca'holic pastoral residence in tins citv.  Arrangements have been perfected for  a voting contest to come off on St. Pat-  ticks day. The contest will decide  whether the popularity of Miss Maggie  Ethams. of Kaslo, is greater than that of  Miss Mary Scan Ian of Nelson. The winner will receive in addition a gold watch.  They Labor Under a Inclusion.  .The legislative assembly should pass a  bill giving justices of the peace co-equal  jurisdiction with associate justices of the  supreme, court or pass one clearly defining the powers of justices of the peace.  Some of the J. P.'s in Kootenay labor .in  the belief that they can try and sentence  persons charged with penitentiary offences.���������Tribune.  Unless King John issues a. mandate to the contrary The probability is that the Dominion government  will continue to regulate the working of  criminal code, as it has in the past. Why  not give John Andrew another jibe?  Canada's Covernor (General.  Editor Stead, of t he Review of Reviews,  in commenting on Lord Aberdeen, Canada's new Govenor General say:���������  Lv<rd Aberdeen had hardly landed upon  Canadian shores before it became evident that he was much more than a mere  Governor-General. He was a living man  with wide and catholic sympathies, who  recognizhd that while it was necessary  to abide strictly within the constitutional limits in all political questions, in  non-political questions, which after all  occupy three fourths of human interest,  he was in a position which placed upon  him and his family the obligation of exercising all the influence which any  highly placed and cultured citizen is  bound to exercise. There is no doubt  but that Lord Aberdeen will find ainp.e  oppotunity of proving himself a servant  in deed as well as in name. There is  plenty to be done in Canada, and few  men are so capable of doing it as is Lord  Aberdeen.���������.Tradi tionally-anclpersiuia! Uy-  a protest ant, he has always cultivated  the most friendly terms with Catholics,  and one of the first and most significant  of his actions in the Dominion of Canada,  was to overcome by a litlle kindly diplomacy the obstacles which which have  hitherto prevented the friendly meejting  of Governor-General and the Cardinal of  Quebec. It may pass.the wit of -man to  invent any way by which the French  Canadian and the Orange Pro'est.ant can  be prevailed upon to recognize that each  are brothers in Christ as well gssubjects  of.the Queen. If it could be done the  Abei'deens are the people to do it.  Post offices have been opened at Welcome Pass, Westminster district, and  Boundary Creek, Yale district.  Spokane  Falls &  Northern R'y.  - u  Nelson  &  Fort  Sheppard R?y.  All Rail to Spta, Wash.  Leave 7-00.a.m. NELSON Arrive 5.40 p.m.  J. FRED. HUME & CO.  General Merchants,  Annual Stock Taking Sale.  During the Month of February we will give a Discount  of from Ten to Twenty per cent on Everything:  in the Dry-Goods Department in order to reduce,  our Stock and make room for Spring Goods.  Telephone 27. 7, 9, and 11 East Vernon Street; NELSON, B. C.  INKS  Stephen's Writing  and Copying, in  Pints, Half, Quarter-Pints,  TURNER BROS.  St affords' Combined Black.  " ���������'.   ' Carmine.  Stylographic. Ink.  Indelible Ink.  Dalley's Frost Proof  Ink.  .>n:i)i���������.ti,.  ^    C. ARTHUR,- A.M., M.D.,  <o        . PHYSICIAN,   Etc ,  Coroxkk rou West Kootenay,  Oilicc over Nelson Drug Store,  West linker street,  .^ , - Xelson.JJ.C -   Commencing January 8th, 1894, on  Tuesdays and Fridays trains will run  through ������o Spokane, arriving there at  5.30 p.m. same day. Returning will  leave Spokane at 7 a.m.'on Wednesdays  and Saturdays, arriving at Nelson at5.40  p.m., making close connections with!  Steamer Nelson for all -Kootenay ��������� D-i':'.*-  'points.  y-v   LaUAU,   m. D.,  Physician an o'Suiteskon.  Rooms 3 and i,  Houston Block,  Nelson, B.C.  Telephone 12. '- -  *ijim:vi.v<;.  A.S-001N0'  CTVIL ENGINEER AND  PROVINCIAL  LAND   SURVEYOR.  Houston 13 lock,  o Nelson, B. C  .mimx;.  J    F.   BLEDSOE,  EXAMINER    OF   MINES,  Nelson, B.C.  1 TWENTY YEARS' EXPERIENCE IN THE  152-52 AMERICAN CAMPS.  T>     C. CAMPBELL-JOHNSTON  (of Swansea, India, and the United States.)  METALLURGIST, ASSAYER.  AND MINING 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.  -\T    S. DAVYS.    '  MINING ENGINEER,  AND ASSAYER.  O.Tl--:-s Vic-tor'.a.Street. .1  NELSON, 15. ('  W.  A.  JOWETT  ii)li)g 'aijd I������ea) Esfcafce proker  ���������   .Auctioneer and Commission Agent,  ItHi'ltlCSKNTINC  No. 1, JOSEPHINE STREET,  NELSON, B. 0.  The Confederation Life: Association, the Pliccnix Eire.  Insurance Company, and iho Provident Fund Accident'  Society ; also the Sandy Croft Foundry Company, near-  Chester, . England, makers of all kinds of mining rna:-  ehinory, air compressors, i-oek breakers, stamps, etc.  LOTS  FOR SALE  ������A������  Adjoining the government townsile of Nelson  With a rebate for buildings erected.   The best residential  property in Nelson, values sure  to increase.   Apply  W.  A. Jowetfc,  agent for Nelson and district,,.  or lanes & Richards, Vancouver, B.C.  W.  A. JOWETT,  Mining and Real Estate Brokers, AuctionBers and Commission Agent.  AT $125.00  AND������  UPWARDS.  J08KPIIINK STIIKUTS. NELSON. Ij'.C-  Furniture- and Pianos   We carry full lines of all kinds of furniture for residence*.  hotels, and otlieos.   Mattresses made lo order, and  at prices lower than eastern and coast.  AVe are also  agents   for  EVANS  PIANOS  AND   DOHKRTY   ORGANS.  JAMES    MA  a  (������w  K>  -NEI.SON-STOKE-:-  ><>. I Houston A Iiilt I! ill Ellin;:'. Josephine Street.  Beware of Cheap  Chinese Sugar,  First-Clas Goods Only.  at the  HUDSON'S     BAY    COMPANY,  BAKER STREET,   NELSON.  AfiKNTS  FOR  ^ Hiram Walker & Son's,      .los. Schliti', Hrewing Co.      Fort Garry Flour Mills  Distillers Milwaukee; U.S. Manitoba'  P  P. O. box 69.  Telephone 21.  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE * CO.  S. E. corner Baker and Josephine streets,  NELSON, B. C.  FINANCIAL AND  /    INSURANCE AGENTS-  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.    Collections made.     Conveyancing, documents drawn up-  Town Lots.Lands and Mining .Claims Handledon Commission.  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, up. Now  is the time to save money.  sqtxi:rje,  i\  1  "1  si

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