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The Miner Mar 31, 1894

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Array ���������?l  .Tlie Mines.In  Koolenny are Anion;  tlie lllehesl   in  America.  THE MINE  V'V  A  t\  i;  fe-ry-v-s;  So*"'  *  :;oOr  JS  iU'C  ijl������3i  .������-'i������!  e  In -������������1������1,  iii  iVC'V  '���������  ><>'|Ver,  :: li !  Ci  :uit.       ,, ���������  Whole Number 189.  Nelson,  British Columbia,  Saturday,   March 31,   1894.  Subscription  Price $2 per Year.  SUPPLEMENTARY ESTIMATES.  a-  ������������������*���������  The    KiisI������������-S!<[!-;iii     V������ii������,i>n    Koail   diets   u  sjCilMIO Apjit-opriallon.  The  supplementary  estimates of expenditure for Ihe year endingSOth June,  1895,   amount   to   $2-1,510,   as   follows:  Land   Registry   office,  "Vancouver,  additional'clerk, grade B, VI months $1080;  log scalers and  examiners,  12 months,  $5000;   Supreme    .and-   county    courts  (Victoria),   usher  of supremo court, 12  months,  $780; clerk  of the house (nddi-  tional to $000 voted), $100; hospital, East  Kootenay,   Golden   (additional  to $1000  voted), $1000; in aid of resident physician  at Fairview,  Okatiagan',  $300; purchase  of lot   adjoining   gaoal site, Kairrloops,  $400; public schools, (construction),  aid  to corporation  of Nanaimo city,  $5000;  Lillooet   district    (additional   to $7000  voted), $500; Quesnelli-.-Nehaco trail (additional to $1000voted), $500; sleigh road,  Alexandria to Beaver Lake,   $2000; aid  to ferries, Cariboo district. $500;'Kaslo-  Slocan wagon road,  $'fKXJ; Queen Charlotte Island,   $750;.  library,   legislative  and   departinenwil    (addition    to   $700  voted),  $500;   fire  brigade, Kaslo, $200;  flockniiisters'   associat ioii,  $250;   dairy  man's association,   $250; commission of  enquiry, board of conciliation arid arbitration,   $2,000; . obtaining  agricultural  statistics (expenses oi* district; collectors  other than salaried officers), $500.  Thomas Ardell wns unanimously  elected to represent Silverton at the  convention. o  VESTRY   MEETING.  At the vestry meeting of the church  of England held Tuesday evening, the  report of the retiring church1 wardens,  Messrs Frank Fletcher and G. R. Robson  was received arid adopted.   When these  gentlemen assumed office they were  obliged to sign a note for over $200 of  the church's indebtedness, but the affairs  of the church prospered sufficiently well  since their appointment to enable them  to take up the note and pay off all indebtedness;  The election resulted in the choice'of  Messrs Grange V.' Holt and W. J. Goepel'  as church wardens; A. E. Croasdaile and  Fred Irvine, sidesmen; au'd-'A'.-M'. Johri-  son, vestry clerk.  ReV. Mr. Akehursf broached the subject of building a vicarage, and subscriptions will be solicited by. a church committee with that end in view.  PORTUGAL  MAY SEE TROUBLE.  Action iii Sheltering   ltra/.iliaii  Cans!iig :i Rom-.  Insurgents  Rio be Janeiro, March 23.���������The Portugese war ships were allowed to leave  the harbor under the stipulation imposed  by the Brazilian governor, that Admiral  DeGama and the insurgent officers and  men who are with him should remain on  board the Portugese ships until the  question of their nil i mate destination  has been settled between the two governments. International complications  arising from the revolt arid subsequent  surrender of Brazilian war vessels in  these waters is assuming a grave aspect.  It is feared the action of the Portugese  in giving shelter to; the rebels will lead  to a dangerous condition of affairs.  will be remembered both in England  and on the corn ineiit as the man of the  present era who was distinguished  among his contemporaries for possessing iu the highestdegree that mostindis-  pensible of all virtues, namely, tact.  IIMTEEOFAWEEK  BRITAIN'S NAVY.  ADDITIONAL.FOSOE PUT TO WORK  BY THE HALL MINES" COMPANY.  The   Years  Iu    the  BOB   GREEN'S  GAME.  ne  Woi-kiiijr a Douhle liaine  Hu:istoii-Hi:nie.  THE CHINESE LAW.  is Salil to he  Against  Apolitical meeting was held at Ainsworth on Saturday last, for the purpose  .of selecting delegates to attend the convention to be held at Nelson on the 1-tth  (if April. To say, that it was a; fair representation of the wishes of the intelligent electors and property owners of the  precinct of Ainsworth, would be doing  the people of the district a grave injustice.   The principal  upon which'the  meeting was conducted, was planned before hand by a certain clique,-who were  instructed from Kaslo, as to how the  meeting  should  be conducted; and the..  ���������'delegatesVtiggesied that should be sent  to the convention.  The ruling element of the meeting being men who have not, a dollars worth  of property in the district, and some  who have not been the required time in  the. province to be entitled to a vote.  . -The principal upon which llie convention was supposed to be. held was to have  an unbiased delegation elected from  every precinct' in lire district for the  purpose-of bringing out the fittest Canadian to contest tho eons! it-uency for the  local legislature, but instead of currying  out ihe convention on square, honest,  and above board principles, we find the  Kaslo people determined l.o rule by \vn;e  ~p"u 11 i itg""agai ns t"S' el s"oi r,"~'"7mrl "ei i d eii v o'v-  ing to stir up a feeling of the electoral of  Ainsworth against "Nelson; consequently  getting the three Ainswnrlli delegates  pledged to support a Kaslo candidate.  pud one of the delegates elect, going so  far as to declare that: he. would not support a Nelson man under any consideration." Iftbo^eaiv llie'tactics which are  going to characterize, the convention of  the ii t,b of April, the ]"������.| e of the party  would be ii very easy predict.!.>n.  The "lily fair way to arrive  at a fair* and proper representation  of iiny constituency, is to" allow every  comnum'ty to support i lie man i hat; has  the best record and t.!i ' best standing in  the constituency, irrespective of petty  jealousies existing among towns in'the"  same district.        ��������� -   -  ���������-Kootenay should be able to select a  representative broad-guaged enough to  represent the interests of the entire community with a spirit of fairness and impartiality, without liny section resorting  - to any such means.  \V. J. Goepel has been appointed collector of votes for the. Southern Riding of  West Kootenay district.  Charles Scanhin, the leader of the Nelson band, left town, somewhat suddenly  this week. He is said to' be on; his way,  to Siin Francisco.-  The C. & K. Navigation,company has  opened up the Bonner's Ferry, service,-  the steamer Spokane makingithe initial  trip this week.  ���������-���������   Commodore Troup expects to get the  first steamer on the Revelstoke route oh  Wednesday.   The river has risen1 twelve j ^ed Geary'liix!?'  inches at Revelstoke. treaty, and provid  The Nelson drug store has removed  from the north side of Baker street to  the premises of those adjoining Fred  Squire on Bilker street.  John Gill, formerly proprietor of the  Nelson Hotel dining room, got into a row  iu Kaslo the other evening and received  rather- rough handling.  Thecli-lo\fil police officials have so far  faile'j to locate the. person who entered  J. Fred Hume's store Sunday evening.  The till was forced open but the burglar  got very little for his trouble.  Easter services will be held in'the  church of England Mission Room tomorrow at 11 ii. us. and 7:30 p. m. Anthems���������morning, "Now is Christ risen."  Evening���������''.The earth is the Lords."  Customs officer Macfarlane, this week,  returned the Kootenay', merchants the  one-half of their deposits, put up when  thc customs ciiino down upon them. He  was as welcome as the flowers in May.  Tlmbuni Allan, secretary of the C &���������  K. Steam Navigation company, returned  this week from the east, with ids bride,  having had an exceedingly rough trip  by reason of a collision,- snowslides, and  rock slides.      _        .  - __,_ =   Threaten   to   lie  a   Source   of   Trouble to  the   Democrats.  Washington City, March 21.���������The  senate committee on foreign relations  has been considering the important Chinese treaty negotiated by the new  Chinese minister and secretary Gresham.  The treaty was 'sent to the senate some  ti me ago and referred to the foreign relations committee, where it has been  considered and discussed- in all1 its details... As negotiated the treaty practically sets iiside and supersedes the  Scott exclusion act and the recently en-  It is an immigration  es for the admittance  of Chinese "immigrants under, restrictions, It also has for its object the protection of Chinese already in> the country.  Programme  Outlined  Naval Estimates.  The British naval estimates recently  issued show that the government propose to spend ������17,337,100' in the next  financial year upon the navy, thus increasing by ������3,126,000 the amount used  last year. ..The number of men in the  service will be increased by 0,700, including marines.  In'the coming" year seven new battle  ships of the first class, six cruisers of the  second class, two sloops arid thirty-six���������  torpedo destroyers of a new model are  to be laid down.  The government's present proposal is  described as but a part of a complete  programme which is to cover the operations of the admiralty for the next live  years.- The money required for the execution of the whole plan is to be voted  in five annual installments.  II,  II. SI JoSui of llie Idaho Mine Arrested  af.'.I'nlhdriiiii, on a Charge ol* t-'inhezzle*'  meiil.���������II. K. Croasilnile's Case Against  the Halls.���������Ilel'eiiilaiits Required* to Put  I'M *1<I,000.  "Why Sot" Wins.  The grand national steeplechase, run  yesterday afternoon, at 3 o'clock, in  Liverpool, resulted in a victory; for  "Why Not." Lady Ellen was second,  with Wildman third. Cloister was the  favorite.  The Hall Mines company put ten addi-  lio ill men to work on their propi rlies this  week, making upwards of forty men on the  cb ai pan y's pay- roi 1'.  A largo consignment of machinery is expected to arrive within thc next low weeks.  H. E. Croasdaile willpubtheSilverKuig  wagon road in shape so that, the machinery can be taken up to the mine.'  Link Davenport aud C. M, Dunwoody,  of Spokane, visited tlie Poor man this week.  It is reported that the" uililcnlty with respect to the embarrassments of Hanker  Hussey has been sullicieully overcame, to  admit of the proper working of the property, i  Thc Blinker Hill IMsnsler.  Governor McConrieil of Boise City is  in Wardher, where he'will hear evidence  in the case of State Mining Inspector  W. H.  Hoskins,   who is charged  with j ra'ilwjiv-  H. H. St John of tlie Idaho mi; e, is reported to be under arrest at l-'at'iuviiui,  Idaho, oil the charge of embezzlement.    :'  St John has not had 'a very lengthy,ex-  perience as a mining man in tlie. Slocan.  It is less than four month-; since here-  signed his position on the Li rent' Northern  bonded   a  one-third  in to rest   in  While it does'not .repeal the Geary law, j gross neglect, of duty in connection with  it is said to render it nugatory in many  particulars.  The new treaty runs for twenty years,  and at the expiration of twenty years,  if neither government shall give  notice to other of its intention to  have if. terminated, it shall remain in  force another- twenty years. During the  life of the treaty Chinese are prohibited  from entering the,.country except on  conditions. Provision'is made'for the  return of a Chinaman who has a wife or  child or parent in  the United Slates, or  the Idah ��������� mine, and assumed tlie. maiiiige-  to  the recent Bunker''Hill' mine disaster  The secretary of the executive commit  tee of the Miners'  Union  says the mine ] Idaho with  :it Job .  but  inquestionis a death-trap, and the fact \ not paid up his purchase  had  been   repeatedly   brought *    '    notice of- the inspector.  The  General Coming.  London, March  the Salvation 'AYinv!  meat of tlie .Idaho Alining Company.  Geo. "W.   Hughes is a- co-owner in   the  the former bad  money.    He se-  the j cured a check from Hughes for about iS-lOO,  to   be   applied iu   some  specific   maiiuer  on behalf of the company,  bin  instead'of'  applying  the money   to the  purpose for  22.-Geue'ral Booth, of i ^Vj was ^l'".1- ,it: is ������������'������ S^olm  ���������    ���������-     ��������� i "  I ���������  ���������! usfcd it to-pav oil tilo balance owing bv him  , will go to Canada this ; on the purchase price of his interest in ihe-  summer, it   is   aunouueed.    He   proposes ; Idaho.    This is said to have accoiin eu for ���������  the unpleasant position   in wh.oii 'St John  There is something appmachingasplit  among the Kaslo ^Wharfage & Storage  company, over the removal of wharfinger Bishop. Although Bishop gave,  general satisfaction, he was removed to  make room for Gray. What the outcome of the difficulty will be it is hard to  ! say.  Aveiy enjoyable dance was given by  Miss Johnston Tuesday evening in R. E.  Lemon's hall. At midnight.-the guests  were conducted to the ������������������>haek," where  refreshments were served, after1 which  they repaired, again to the hall and  dancing was resumed 'till an early hour  next  morning.  The bazaar given by the Methodist  Ladies Aid in the tire hall Monday evening*, was well attended. Such .articles  as remained ��������� unsold were bundled together and knocked down to Jack Gibson. As it contained ^chiefly articles of  infantile usefulness, the.purchaser came  in for considerable chaffing.  NEW  DENVER  NOTES.  AINSWORTH'S RECORD 0FT0E.  The '."Alamo',' it,-, is, reported, is to  change h'ahds, M., Moore being the.;pur-  chaser and the price is stated as $16,000.  If this be correct.jilr. Moore, has got hold  of a goodpr'opeft'y for a small. figure.  The locators have' done quite a little development work on the claim.'  . Messrs Carroll and Buckley of Spokane  paid New Denver a short, visit] The latter-gentleman will doubtless return here  during the summer, as he appeared to  be much interested with New Denver's  location in connection with the mines.  The election of delegates to the  Houston-Hume convention was held tor  day, five delegates were nominated with  the following result: W. Hunter, 58;  W. R. Will. 55; A. Mclnness, 38; G.  Thorbourn, 16; D. B. Bogle, 11. The  first three gentleman will therefore represent New Denver. There can be no  doubt that many votes were cast by  electors who are not only government  supporters, but are opposed to the convention scheme, their object being to  defeat a combination, which was successfully accomplished. In the evening  the aii-was decidedly, .������������������humid."     .';  Editor" Miner:���������A report is current,  that th'e recorder's office of the Hot Spfrings  Camp is likelv to, be re���������loved' from Ains-  .    .     i,.N  ; '      *.. ���������   -,      '-..'''1   vi"      ���������.  ������������������" -������������������ r' '������������������  worth to Kaslo. It is said that when the  government asked for. a site for a jail and  assessor's' ofBce7, those at pfes'en't iti use,'  cate for his return. He must also return within a year,, which-may be extended another year in case of sickness or  other causes beyond control. The existing provision for travel and sojourn in  the United States of Chinese officials,  teachers, students and travelers for-curiosity, as well as right of transit-of Chinese omeials-th rough -t he-United Statesr  is preserved. The Chinese government  is to take greater precautions to prevent  the coming of Chinese laborer's to this  country. It is possible "the treaty may  be materially modified before it is presented to the seriate, and it is possible  the senate will change it. The opinion  of those who oppose' it is that it renders  inoperative most of the features of the  present exclusion laws.  KEEPS HIS POLITICS A^ SECRET.  Ilerliy on  Investments.  London, March 12.���������Earl of Derby, the  late Goveinor-Geueial ot Canada, made an :  made an eloquent aud  earnest plea on be-'  half    of   Canada     before   the   Liveipool;  Chamber of Commerce yesterday.    JI e said  J,Jiat,_the__EngJis__capiVaJisi.s.-s!i!.!iilil_]uolc-  more carefully than they do into tho excellent chances for  investment  that the Canadian mines, forests aud agricultural interests oiler. " ,,  Foreign JValious Must  Keep Off.  ; A" Washington special says:- Naval  circles are excited over an order recalling Commander Kirkland, en route for  j Hawaii and instructing Admiral Walker  J to take command of the naval forces at.  . that, station.  -The orders-are understood  The case of Croasdaile vs. the. Halls, a  suit brought hy H. E. Croasdaile against  the owners  of the 1-Jall interests in the  Silver King and  Kootenay Bonanza for  $15,000, for services in  connection with  rthe-floal-ing-of-t ho���������Hall'-iniiies- com pany7~  . came up  in  Chambers.at Victoria on a  motion to  set aside  the  judgment  ob-  ;lained by  default  against seven  of the  I defendants,   Winston   Hall   having eu-  ! tcred   an   appearance.     Drake J.   who  heard the. summons, gave the defendants ;  ; leave to  defend on furnishing secmity  'for   $10,000,   to  the  satisfaction   of the  .RegisLrar,  and  paying  the" co;,ts of the  'judgment aud summons.  The  The  I'rinee    or   Wales   Treats  Willi tlie Same Tact.  nil Classes  production   of   gold  throughout  to he due to a. .well-authenticated"report '.,he world was $1:>WJ.()00 for the caleu-  th.-it the Hawaiian government is about'(,;ir  y('ar   'S������3.    The  latest estimate of  to apply to some other power for either ' t.ne  bureau of  statistics   for  the   mint  Of all the tactful roval personages there ! annexiUion or a protectorate,  and the : ^ei1 lh(' pi'oductioii  of 1SU2 at SI33,861,-  is no one that shines more brilliantly in ' w,������h. "f ^ P'^^'it   is  to have an.old  <*** .   ... ..    ,      .,       ., . .���������/,      'and war-tried, naval officer m command  this particular than the prince of Wales, ; at Hawaii should such a thing come to  whose unquestioned power andpredomi-' pass. "The admiral will carry orders to  mint influence in  English  society and j resist promptly and with all his strength  over .English life are  entirely owing to I !i^hleKH^^1^^,,<'lgVlP^^ t0/ll,"  ... J.        -." .. > nex the islands or to establish a protec-  were given them on "tlie coh'dition's that  they take the record office fro'ra Airis'wo'rth  there, or else pay S500 for the lots. ' If this  is.to be the case, apd an 'adjoining, town1 is  to suffer for the benefit of Kaslo, it seems  to us that the more digi.iiied course, would  be for the government to pay for, those lots  and leave .the record office where it is.  There can he no doubt but that Ainsworth  is the most central point to be. reached by  camps on the eastern aiid southern portion  of the lake; such as Hen'drykj Pilot Bay, St.  Mary's, Crawford and LaFrance 6reek. At  present the Ainsworth.1 camp seenis to be  attracting a great deal of attention from  outside capitalists, which might be turned  away if itwaef believed that the goveriiment  was against it. .The first concentrator  erected in British Columbia is almost ready  to nin. and another o e will probably be  erected darhy^'th������-������*auiii^..,Kt'^d3S*f-^r&1i:.'J!'  the delicate tact with which they are ex  ercised. How exquisite is this tact may j  .be gathered, says a writer in the New j  York Tribune, from the circumstance  that, although the prince is approaching  his 60th year a"nd has been the most conspicuous public'figure in English life for  the past four decades always in full glare  of-tnV iprying' gaze of the' people, and  without scarcely a day's privacy���������yet up  to the pVesent moment no one,"not even  among his dearest friends, possesses any  torate over them.  A. NEW  CRUSHER.  The miner's  convention, representing  ' all of the  miners  unions  in the United  States,   assembled at  Pueblo,   Col., are  taking steps toward  a federation of all  i the  miners' organizations of Color-ado.  ! The Cripple Creek trouble may  be informally discussed.  The   new   quartz    crusher,   known   as  Davey's patent ram battery, is   reported !  from Australia.   The machine is a simple '  adaptation of a'one-stamp"'mill,  the only  difference between it arid the ordinary battery being iri the formation and construc-  I"heuoiueiinl  Strikes of Mineral.  Albuquerque, N. M., March������2.���������Phenomenal strikes in the Conchiti mining  is a simple district have set New Mexico wild, and  prospectors are pouring into "Conchrfci  from all directions. J. R. McC"Wiin of  Albuquerque has just received a if assay  return from a large sample of i Vnrhili  ore, which runs'������11,000 in gold, and  silver. Some ore leads are immense on"  the surface and .the  mineral is quarried  ^ tion of a box, which iri this instance is of a  inkling as to the. true" character of his ��������� cylindrical form and made of \������ inch boiler  political   sympathies.      He.   is  equally,'pjateiroa instead of cast metal,   it is in  courteous arid gracious to Lord Salisbury  t���������tn aaj,S���������na   Q*m���������,.r��������� "u~n���������i  *      *i        .it -'""���������  ���������   .,.,..--...���������  and Mr. Gladstone.    He has both tory ! ,      sectlons' strongly bolted together at! from cuts in some instances, forty feet  and liberal statesman" to stay.with him in \^e ?n8ie Joints"-   A   cast   steel   shafting ! deep,  the country at Sandrighaui; he.has even i Passes vertically through the center of tlie I '-���������>  shown  marked   civility  to  Irish  home j Voi'to ^^ lawer end of which is attached  rulers, so  much so,  indeed,, that there ; the stamp head, the upper end being con-  are some people on  both sides the At-: riected by a shackle and chain to an over-  lantic   who   fondly,   imagine   that   the I hanging spriu'g beam.   Tothe top of the  prince is almost a Fenian. No one, how- j cylinder is" bolted a circular iron plate,-up-  ever, knows,anything on the subject "for \ which'a _*ap,.stands to  work the shaft and  sure"; and, hence, when the prince comes i thus impart '��������� the   necessary action to the  to the throne,  he may be expected to j stamp,  figure as a model of all constitutional \ and weighs   about. 200 pounds, the  monarch  between  and, being  picion  They Favor Silver.  Omaha,     March    26.���������Consul : General.  Bueii'z,  repi;esenting the  German government, arrived in  Omaha today.    In an interview  Buenz   said among other tilings:  ___ f "It is clearly evident that some legislation  Tlie ptamp head is of chilled steel, ; favorable to silver interests will fcoou be  total  id the.' otHet;' .Arid, Were thfe prihe'e to   q|iiickly"takeu  rb  piec.s  and as e'a������i]v re-   rneiub  rdle'lier6re"succeca ing "to the throne he  erected. " oui^ .  ers of the com mit *i e ."-;> ���������.���������T've'r i  cates and ley��������� to tL< auml.nVtraiivu.  ...\u- THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, MARCH, 31,   1894.  CONCENTRATING MACHINERY.  The London Mining Journal is at  present publishing a series of "articles  written by E.JHenry Davis, M. E., F. G.  S.. the latest of which is on the choice  of concentrating machinery, from which  the following extracts are taken :���������  Roughly, all ores can be divided into  two classes, viz., those that can be enriched by means of coarse crushing and  concentration, and those requiring line  crushingand fine concentration. Among  this latter class gold and silver ores are  included, as they must be reduced to a  pulp before, they can be treated���������first,  over amalgamated plates or in pans and  afterwards on some form ofvanneror  other concentration table.  The process of coarse concentration  consists in gradually reducing thesize  of the mineral, and after each reduction  extracting the rich particles of ore by  means of jiggers, then recrushing the  ore still carrying mineral until the whole  of the latter is recovered.  A mill of this chus for the, concentration of galena, blende, copper pyrites,  and other ores would consist of a stone  crusher of the Blake type, followed by a  picking table, where the rich-lumps of  ore and  the barren  pieces  of rock are  ;lii'c-!<  latter to the  <C  NELSON  LOTS  03  .IN������������������  ���������IS  eV**^  lihPx  __  A new Railway  under Construction.  Buy before the Market rises in the Railway  Centre   and  Seat  of Government of  IVest Kootenay.  Choice Building and Residence Broperty.  REBATE ALLOWED FOR THE ERECTION OF GOOD BUILDINGS  Also Lots for Sale  in     NAKUSP DA WSON and ROBSON.  Apply for Prices, Maps, etc., to  FRANK FLETCHER, Land ConiinissioncrC. & K. Ky. Co., Nelson-, B.C.  ind  ' sorted out, the former going direct into  the   magazine,  and    the  waste heap.  The. remainder of the ore reduced by  the'amount thus picked out passes onto  a large pair of rollers, and after being  crushed is classified by means of a series  of revolving trommels, each of which  feeds a jigger arranged for treating that  particular'size ol: ore. The number ol:  oizes 1111 o which the ore is classified by  ineiii!;-! of trommels varies with its nature  from six to eight. Each separate size  goes direct to one or more jiggers according to Ihe quantity, and is theie  separated, in the case of an ore carrying  but one mineral, into rich concentrates,  middlings and steriles. If, however, the  ore carries two minerals, say galena and  blende, then the product of each jigger  will he: rich, concentrated galena in the  first compartment of the jigger, followed  in the second by a mixed, product of  galena, blende and gangue, in the third  by rich concentrated blende, and in the  fourth by a mixed product of blende and  gangue.  The middlings in the first instance,  and the mixed product in the second, as  well as any tailings containing over 2  per cent of lead, are sent back to be re-  crushed, in order further to separate the  .mineral from the gangue.  The re-crushing is effected in a pair of  rolls, or, more suitably, by means of two  ... pairs kept for this pur-pose. If two pairs  are used, then the coarse middlings  should he sent to the rolls with the shells  most, worn and the fine tailings to the  one with the newest shells. By this  means a better result is obtained, for although theoretically, with a well distributed feed, tho rolls ought, not to wear  unevenly, yet practically they will always be. found to do so, and in consequence the fine pre escapes through the  grooves in the shell without being re-  crushed. -  __Ulhe_r.ecuushiug_i'ollsi_aLi_J!ollo.w.ed_bjuj.  "��������� fine trommels ' feeding jiggers with Hue j  sieves, while the 'ore under, say, one  millimetre passes on with the water into j  an hydraulic classifier which distributes i  it among l In; slime jigs;- slime 'tables, ov\  Luhrig winners. .   ������������������  - The degree to .which it is profitable to  .push the recovery of slimes both in  coarse -and fine . concentration depends  not only upon the" value of, the ore but  also on local conditions, such as labour,  fuel, wafer supply, <te. For coarse concent ration the rule should be to uybirl  niiiking slimes \)y carefully regulating  the crushing, never crushing a grain of  ore unnecessarily, or filling up the stone  breakers, rolls, or stamps with material  that <loes not need io be crushed. -This  ..can only be .effected by a system of  'gradual reduction and separation of the  rich .mineral at every step. By this  'means the. capacity of the mill is increased, and the .production'of slime.s  materially- diminished, lb is with these  latter that the bulk of the loss will occur,  especially wiih brittle ores .like those of  .silver and argentiferous galena, the rich  slimes of which are readily carried away  with the waste .waters;   i\or must it be  . forgotten that although the rich   con-  a tents'"of the slimes can .be, profitably extracted while, the whole is in motion,  yet it will possibly not pay, to attempt  it, if once they are allowed to settle,  thus  involving   the   rehandling of the  .-stuff."  As an example of the perfection which  can'be obtained by coarse, concentration  ���������   we may'quote the results obtained at a  mill erected on   the Luhrig system at'a  mine near St. Goar dn'tlie Rhine, with a  capacity of 50 tons per day..  The raw ore as it comes from the mine  . contains 9_<i'per cent Pb. and IS'90 per  cent Zn., while the concentrates average  6i to 65 per cent for the galena, and il  to 42.per cent Zn. for the blende. The  loss in the tailings is under 1 per cent  Pb." and-2 per cent Zn., while the total  cost of concentration including repairs  and coal is 2s per ton.  Fine concentration.���������At one time it  might have been said with.approximate  truth that coarse concentration ended  with jigging, bub now, owing to the perfection which has been attained in the  construction of jiggers, the fine- ore  which formerly went direct to the fine  concentration appliances is successfully  treated on high speed percussion lever  jiggers.  As we have already stated, the system  of coarse concentration involves the  gradual reduction of the ore by crushing  in order to avoid the. pulverisation of its  mineral contents. Many ores, however,  carry their valuable material so finely  divided and mixed up with the gangue  that the whole must be reduced to  powder before tho one can be freed from  the other1. It is evident therefore that  Ihe preliminary processes of coarse concentration are inapplicable in this case,  and that those of fine concentration  mnst be resorted to from the outset.  The cough oi e as it leaves the mine is  at first all broken down by means of a  stone crusher and falls into it bin, from  which it is automatically fed into a stamp  battery or other form of pulveriser. We  do not propose at this moment bo discuss the very open question as to the  best form of machine for the fine pulverisation of ore. So many appliances  have deen designed for this purpose that  the patent records abound with them.  Few, however, have come into practical work, and these have been more or  less successful with certain classes of ore.  For all round work in wet crushing the  stamp battery is the most successful machinery yet in vented, while its simplicity  and the ease with which it can be repaired and kept in working order without the aid of special tools, and intricate  castings are some out of the many  reasons which have helped to maintain  its popularity amongst practical men.  After leaving the stampbattery the  treatment of the ore depends upon its  nature. If it is an ore containing free  gold, it flows in in the form of pulp, over  a series of amalgamated copper plates,  while if it contains silver in the form of  native silver, chloride of silver, and  certain forms of sulphide of silver it  flows into a series of amalgamating panr,  the waste waters from the plates and  pans used in the above mentioned processes still carry mineral which cannot  be extracted by amalgamation, and  these slimes must be treated to the process of fine concentration as applied to  ores which do not require amalgamation,  such as those of tin, copper antimony,  galena, blende, &c. -  .' Whether, the slimes are derived direct  'from the stamps,-or are obtained after  treatment over the plates or pans, they  must lirst of all be classified by means of  Spitzkasten pointed boxes of hydraulic  classifiers. The makers of some concentrators assert that their machines will  work on pulp or slimes direct from the  the stamps, but it may be taken as-a  general rule that all slimes must be  classified previous to concentration, and  that it is only by moans of careful classi-  ticat ion that anything approaching good  results can be obtained.  The classified and thickened pulp from  the SpiUkasten' is fed on to a series of  winners either of the Luhrig, Fi-ue or  Etnbrey type, according to the results  required. '"  Formerly, as, indeed, is now cormnon-  Iv the case in the Cornish, tin mines,  percussion tables find i-ound.buddles were  exclusively employed for.this purpose,  entailing costlv handling ot the ore and  great loss in tlie tailings : now, however,  the great improvements recently made  in concentrating machinery admit ot a  constant automatic delivery of the. products. Iu the.case of machines of the  Frue vanner type "these products are  couceutrates and tailings, as they do not  admit of making" any "middlings'- or ot  treating mixed ores ou the same table.  For this latter purpose the Luhrig or  Billiara table is most appropriate, and  with either of these machines the products will be rich concentrates, middlings  and- tailings. The middlings would be  fed direct'onto another machine placed-  at a lower level when the same division  of the products would be obtained, -al:  though the quantity., would be much  less, owing to the abstraction ofthe concentrates' and tailings on the first vanner.  - As an example of the perfection ot  this type of concentrator when working  upon South African gold ore containing  11 dwts., the machine made concentrates  containing 12 ounces 12 dwts. 7 grains,  the tailing carrying only 23 grams-of  gold.- In another case on Australian  tailings having 3 dwt. 5 grains of gold  per ton, the results were, concentrates  5 ounces 1 dwt. 22 grains, middlings, 1  dwt. 55 grains, and tailings with only  traces of gold... The total yield was  therefore 87-01 per cent of the total gold.  The results were equally successful  when'tteating silver or copper ores.  1-aVe  Voli   Seeif,  The iVew  UNCONDITIONAL  NONFORFEITABLE  N ACCUMULATIVE   POLICY.  ISSUED BY   CONFEDERATION   LIFE  ASSOCIATION,  TOEONTO,     0_T_'_v'R,I_^,  It is a simple promise to pay the sum insured, in the event, of death.  It is absolutely free from all restrictions as to residence, travel and occupation.  It is entirely void of all conditions save the payment of the premiums.  It provides for the payment of the claim immediately upon proof of death.  It offers six modes of'settlement at the end of the Dividend Period.  It is absolutely and automatically non-forfcitable 'after two  years.    Tho insured.  being entitled to:  "(a) Extended insurance without application for the full amount of the policy,  for 1 he further1 period of time definitely set forth in the policy, or on surrender to a  (It) 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, or to any of the  company's Agents.   See this policy before insuring.  W. A. JOWETT, J.   D.   BREEZE   ������<;n������rnl AjjchI for It. <:.  '.Agent, f������r Nelson. til <;������rilovn ,Slr<;cl. I'mneonv������r.  Furniture and Pianos,  Wc carry full lines of all kinds of furniture for residences,  hotels, and oftices.   Mattresses made to order, and  at prices lower than eastern and coast.  We are also  agents  for  EVANS  PIANOS  AND   DOHERT-Y  ORGANS.  JAMES   MACPONALD   &  CO.  NELSON  STOKE:  No. 4 Houston ��������� Ink Building, .loscniiinc Street.  T  HE 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  Lumber,    Shingles,    Laths Mouldings,  Etc., as'usual.  G. O. Buchanan,  Kootenay Lake  ��������� ������������������- Sawmill^  NELSON AND'KASLO.     V  Spokane Falls &  Northern R'y.  Nelson &  Fort  Sheppard R'y.  All Bail-to Spobnu, Was!  Leave 7.00 a.m. NELSON Arrive 5.40 p.m.  iioti-:i,.s.  i^atson Hotel,  WATSON,   B. C.  Tlie TOWN OF "WATS������*' 'is  situated "between  ���������   Bear and Fish Lakes', on the Kaslo-Sloean  wiaron road, 20  miles  from  Kaslo  and  10  milesfrom New Denver, is thc most, central  point in Slocan district,  Tlie WATStt.V IIOTEI, is one of tlie best kept,  houses in thc entire Slocan country. The dining room and kitchen arc in charge of female  help of experience. The bar is stocked with  the best orands of Liquors and Cigars.  BREMNER &. WATSON,  PROPRIETORS.  Commencing^ January Sth, ISM, on  Tuesday and Fridays trains -will run  through to Spokane, arriving there, at  5.30 p.m. same day. "Returning-will  leave Spokane at 7 a.m. on AVedtiesdays  and Saturdays, arriving at Nelson ato.'-lO  p.m., making close connections with  Steamer Nelson for all Kootenay Lake  points.  gsg5ae_3__53i*_*-#   ���������  TAX   NOTICE.  rp. P. O'FARRELL,  -   . SOLICITOR   FOR   PATENTS. ' "   .  Nelson, B. C.  Drawings and  Specifications .made in  the  Oflice.     All matter strictly confidential.  WANTED.���������Situation in up country- store.  Thorough knowlege of dry. gooas, two years  experience in B. C. Indian and general .trading.  Apply to M. A'.' H.. P- O. Box 252 Victoria, B.C. .  "VTOTICE is hereby given', in accordance with  -^ the Statutes," that Provincial Revenue  'Lax, and all taxes levied under thc "Assessment  Act," are how clue for thc' year .1891. All of tho  above naincd taxes collectable within the Nelson  Division of the West Kootenay District arc pay'  able at my oflice, Kaslo,' B. C.  Assessed Taxes are collectable at thc following  rates, viz:        ,..  . If paid on or before June 30th, 1801 :-Provin  cial Revenue, ������3.00 per capita; one-half of  ���������   one per cent on real property.  Two per cent 011 wild land.  One-third of one per cent on personal property. ��������� ���������������������������"'.  One-half of one per cent on income.  If paid after June 30th, 1994:-Two-thirds of  ' one per cent on real property.  Twp'and pne-half per cent on wild land.  .    One-half of one per cent on personal property.   .  . Three-fourths of one per cent 011 income.  !   0. G. DENNIS,  Assessor and Collector  'Jan:, 2nd '1891.       J. -..,.-  c  ANADIAN  PACIFIC  RAILWAY  The Cheapest and Most Direct Route,  Prom NELSON, KASLO aud all Kootenay  Points c     '  To the PACIFIC COAST and to the EAST.  TIM IX*    TO   .i:\3>   1'EtO.ia    XKI.SOX    DAILY.  Direct, Connection at, l-tobson every  Tiiesd.-i.v, Tlim-silii.v   ;iii<l ������?;Uunlay  Evening,  AVith  Stcniner for Kkvklstokk, where connection is lnnile with  Canadian Pacific Eastbouiul  and "Westbound through trains.  Through Tickets "Issued/  baggage checked to destination,  No Customs I)ri>'i<\r"cur/riES.  Equipment Unsurpassed, combining Palatial  Dining and Sleeping Cars, Luxurious Dav Coaches. Tourist Sleeping Cars and Free Colonist  Sleeping Cars.  For information as to rates, time, etc., apply  to nearest agent,  .1. II UIILTOX. Agent, Nelson,  Or to UVM."lid,. IdtOWX.  District Passenger, Agent,"Vaxcouveb.  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTENAY  STEAM   NAV.  CO.  (limited)  TIME  CARD   NO.  9.  NELSON AND KASLO ROUTE  Steamick  NI-'LSON  4;������iii������  Xorl li.  1  eaves  Nelson. 3\I.ondi  lys!) si. in.  ,.  ������������������ " ,.   Wednesdays 5.-IOp  in  .,  "      .Thursd  iy"s o ]). ni.  ������(  "     ��������� .Saturd  lys.'ii.-IO p,  in  4ioiEU'.' Soulh.  Leaves Knslo, Tuesdays at *' a.m.  , "        Thursdays, at.'S a. in.  "       Fridays, at 3 a. m.  " "       Sundays, atJS a.m.  Passengers- from Kaslo for''Spokane and all  points south should take the " Nelson " leaving  Kaslo iit 3 a. in., on Wednesdays and Saturdays  niiiking close connections with IhcN. & I<\ S.  rains.   Arriving in Spokane-,- ii.30 same day.  A saving will be.made by purchasing tickets,  from the purser for Spokane, and points on the  N". & F. S. and S. F. & N: Railways.  a  ��������� \  The Company reserve's thc right to change this  schedule at any time without notice.  Great Bargains  are Offering  at the  Nelson Drug Store  now in  Selected  Toilet Soaps. THE MINER, NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY. MARCH  31,  1894.  ^Ite iHincr.'  The Miner is printed on Saturdays, provided  ' the stall' is sober, and will be mailed to any  address in Canada or thc United States, for  one year on receipt of two dollars. Those  desiring sample copies will secure same on  receipt of ten cents.  Contract Advertisements inserted at the rate  of ������3 per inch, (down the column) per month  and as much more as patrons will si and.  Transient Advertisements inserted at the  rate of 15 cents per line first, insertion, and 10  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Advertisements running for shorter periods  than three months is classed transient.  Quack, Cure-All, Private "Remedy, and Next-to-  Pure-Reading-Matter advertisements are not  wanted.  Jon Printing of high merit turned out in short  order.   Prices to match,  Address  The Miner Printing & Publishing Co.  NELSON,    B.C.  BIS DAT QUI CITO DAT.  He gives double who gives at once, is  generally true, but is specially true with  regard to railwiiy construction in a  young mining camp.  Mr. Davie does not appear1 to claim  credit so much for his skill as a financier  as for bis promptitude, and as a man of  action in this matter. .But even from a  financial point of view, the Nakusp <fc  Slocan railway scheme will bear the investigation which its author invites.  The general supposition is, that the Nakusp and Slocan road was an ordinary  enterprise, which would have been proceeded with in any event this year, and  that the assistance given thereto by  the government, was given merely in  obedience to a statute of the House  which the government dared not disregard, The government was authorized  by statute to guarantee the interest on  the bonds of the road to the extent of  4 per cent on $25,000 per mile ot railway.  This, everyone knew, but no one in the  House or out of it seemed concerned  about the character   or   extent of the  , authority so granted, or its effect upon  the revenue. The statute, however-  passed the House without opposition,  "just" as did those concerning Spence's  bridge and the Nicola railway, and the  Chiliiwhack . railway, the Victoria  & Sydney, the Shuswap & Okanagan  and others. All bills authorizing the  same course as that adopted on the Nakusp & Slocan railway, i. e. the guarantee of interest at the rate of <t per cent,  per annum for 25 years upon the bonds  of the company to the extent of $25,000  per' mile.  Had Air. Davie been content to do ex-  "licfly^sflie-.^  regard to the S. & O. railway, guaranteeing bonds to the same extent, $25,-  000 per mile, no question would probably  have been raised. But in his anxiety to  to do his work in the most economical  way, Air. Davie tells the House that he  discovered aleak, that in fact he found  that their old methods were shamefully  wasteful'of tlie public mo'iiey. Interest-  guaranteed bonds, he maintains, are. bad.  because to. induce a capitalist to in vast  in them, you must sell at such adiscount  that the margin which he secures together with what will theii-beahigh rate  of interest, will .enable .him to nccumu-  ���������Vite it sinking fund which will redeem  the loan at.the end of the time  Iri his speech in thc House, Mi". Davie  showed clearly that such bonds as were  authorized for the Nakusp & Slocan road  could not have been floated in these  hard times for more than  75 per cent  . of their par value. That this meant a  (shave of over $230,000,) a serious sum to  sacrifice on so small a deal. Air. Davie  not approving of such a sacrifice,'set to  work to ascertain tlie cash cost of the  ,road, and having found that to be $17,-  500 per mile, he used his best endeavors  to get the Canadian Pacific Railway  company to build at that figure. Air.  Van Home however, declined���������showing  that he could see no profit in the undertaking at that figure. Air. Davie then  arranged with the Nakusp & Slocan  company to build at his figure, the company putting up with the government  $118,400 in security, the amount expected  as a subsidy from the Dominion government on the completion of the work.  The O. P. R. company agreed to lease  and operate the road for twenty-five  years, paying the government a rental  equivalent .to 40 per cent of the gross  earnings of the road.  It is clear that when the statute author  ized the guarantee "to the amount of  the cost to the said N. &. S. Ry. Co. of  the said railway enterprise,"' that  this would include the discount  ($230,000) upon the bonds, besides engineering, brokerage and  all other expenses of the enterprise;  The amount of which, added to the actual cash cost of the construction, would  have amounted to fully $925,000, the  limit of the guarantee. After deducting  from this sum the $118,400 put up by the  company, the interest upon the remainder $806,000 amounts to =$32,204 per  annum. Whereas, taking the actual  cost of $647,000 less $118,400 we have interest moneys calculated at the same  rate of 4 per cent, amounting to only  $21,144, a saving of more thanjsufficient  to form a sinking fund to pay off the  entire principal at maturity.  We have heard many ask "Why, if  the government is practically finding all  the money do they not own the road  themselves?" But the government do  not find all the money. The company  has put up $118,400, an amount of capital  not to be found everyday in this country.  The fact is, the arrangement made is  not the best possible arrangement. Now  its author does not, say that it is���������but it  is the best which he could make with  the means and time at his disposal, and  it is a better one than any of those made  by his predecessors.  The opposition has done so much to  damn itself this session I hat it is almost  like hitting a man when he is clown to  say anything against them, but surely  Mr. Beavan would have done well to hold  his tongue about the N. & S. railway  whilst men still remembered that Ihe  Victoria & Sydney railway was guaranteed to the extent of $300,000 for fifteen  miles at 5 per cent, 2-5 being guaranteed  by the government and 3-5 by the city  of Victoria of which Air. Beavan was  mayor.  THE REDISTRIBUTION BILL.   -  The Redistribution,Bill assented toby  the lieutenant-governor on the 21st lias  come to hand. Trail creek, etc., seem to  be left out of the South Riding.  Air. Goepel is collector of. votes for the  the South Riding, and Captain Fitzstubbs  is appointed to the important office of distributing collector. What the respective  duties of these ofticers are, we have not got  through our wool as yet, but will prim the  sections specially importaut to voters in  our next issue.  At the present we may say that,it appears  that the Register, as enisling before passage of the Act, has to be closed by Mr.  Goepel and delivered to Cajifciiiul^itssstubbs,  and then, these two gentlemen have lo  scrutinize the said register, aud in the first  .place,_to_drop_tbei-efroin_.t.h_e_iigmes..of  those whom they cannot Und to be residents. The remaining mimes shall be the  voters entitled to vote at the coming election. "The list showing tlie names dropped,  is then to be published in the gazelle and  iu a local newspaper aud posted on" the  Court Mouse.  Any agonized "droppoe" or ���������'droppee's"  friend has four weeks, from the first jmbli-  cntioii in the Gazette iu which to apply to  Captain Fitzsti.bbs .to .have'his name restored to the register, who, if sul'slicd, liiny  within that period,- insert the mime. - Air.  Goepel, as ' collector, before inserting any  name, may administer interrogatories ii; a  provided form, and require signed answers.  Thc form however, may he varied .to suit  the ��������� circumstances.' This will knock out  many names that have been sneaked uppu  the register. Finally, collectors, oh or before the 15th of June next, have to hold a  court, or courts of revision to hear claims  of any persons who allege that their names  have been omitted or .-improperly struck  off, at least three weeks notice of the holding of such courts to be given.  - Any person dissatisfied with the decision  of the collector-may within 48 hours after  the decision, appeal to the county court  judge.  No liquors can be sold at any hotel or  tavern during the polling day. This will  be pretty hard upon the factionists in this  Riding, whose spirits will require some  "pick me up" on the coming election day.  resolutions to get even with the smiling  gentleman who trotted the innocents up to  the fire hall. 'V-.  As to the delegates, Air. Madden, a very  worthy citizeu iu private life, is the only  married one; the others enjoy singularity���������  we believe���������in this, as in many other respects. Our "devil" further informs us  that the glutinously indefinite chief boss,  with his miscellaneous opinions and rambling habits of mind, is still at his post,  laboring strenuously, as only an American  citizen could, to make a hotch-pot of the  methods of Kentucky and Kootenay���������not  a very easy job we opine.  CURRENT COMMENT.  From good authority it is reported that  the Queen and Prince of Wales have given  their consent to the marriage of Lord  Roseberry with Priucess Maud of Wales.  .,    - THOSE   DELEGATES.  To everyone "in the know," the "correct  list", of the faction delegates from Nelson  was arranged long ago. The others on the  list who have countenanced the sorry business were simply "putup" to be' 'put down."  Hence, tears a^.d subdued profanity���������hence  improper expressions applied to one's own  eyes, and what is more important���������hence,  A convention of the Victoria Political  Association was held last week and re-  suited iu the selection of four candidates to  run in the government interest iu the election for the legislature. Messrs. the Hon.  J. II. Turner, R. P, Rithet, H. D. Helmnken,  and John Braden were declared the nominees of the convention.  From the manner in which Ihe government candidates for A7icto'ria. have1 been  received it is evident that the government's ticket is a remarkably strong  one. In the present legislature Victoria  has one government' supporter, and  three independents or oppositionists. It  is quite probable this will be reversed at  the next election.  Our contemporary professes to have as  much knowledge of the Mixer's business,  as of its own, though we should have supposed that the latter might sufficiently occupy its attention.,If the subject interests,  we hasten to assure the Tribune, that we  go on under the same management editorially and otherwise, though not at the  old stand.  Those who profess to know something  concerning the complexion of thecon>  vention delegates appointed on Saturday last, say that King John will encounter some difficulties if he should attempt to force the claims of J. Fred  Hume as a candidate before the convention. Hume will carry a majority if not  all the Nelson delegates and split the  New Denver vote. Bob Green is expected to crowd for a nomination for himself, and the name of another delegate  is mentioned as a probable candidate in  addition to that of John Houston.  Friends of Houston's say he is going to  boost Hume for the nomination and will  not accept_hiniself:" :        r   -       "  - In referring to the men behind the  famous New Denver blanket charter, the  Tribune says:���������"No such company ever  existed, and no petition praying for such  a charter was ever presented to the legislature." The Tribune is correct, but  the Tribune must remember that it advertised the notice of such application.  That the company does not exist is due  to the AIixeu, which exposed the "grab"  which the editor of the Tribune "being  in it" could not do. That such a petition as"was advertised was not presented  to the. legislature, is owing altogether to  the fact that S. Al. "Wharton followed  out the objections, made by the Mixer  and secured a ; general protest from Ihe  mine-owners agaiirst the grab, and that  those seeking the charter dared not affix  their names to the necessary application  to go before the house. The signature  "attorney for applicants" does very well  in the Tribune but does not go down in  the legislature.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  IRON WORKS  General Founders, Engineers, Boiler Makers, and Manufacturers  of All Classes of Machinery. Sawmill and Marine  Work a  Specialty.  SOLE   IH.IXI'FACTI'KEKS   OF   THE  Kendall Band Mill, B. C. Shingle Machines,  Steam Log Hauling Machines.  Wc keep in stock a full supply of Engineer and Mill Supplies, such as Pipe and Fittings, Brass  Goods, Sheet and other Packing Rubber Valves, Rubber and Leather Belting, Oils,  and Lubricants, etc. '*'  HOISTING ENGINES and SINKING PUMPS FOR MINES  Comer'Alexander Street and Westminster Ave., VANCOUVER, B. 0.  D.   CARTMEL, J. W. CAMPION, J. E. W. MACFARLANE  Agent West Kootenay. Secretary-Treasm'er. Manager  W. A.  JOWETT  VICTORIA STREET, NELSON, B. 0.  Mii)ii)g ai)d Real Estate Broker  0 ��������� -  Coijiijiissioi) aiid  f ijsUraijce Ageijfc-    t  Representing: The Confederation Life Association.  The Phcenix Fire  Insurance Company.  The Dominion Building & Loan Association, of Toronto.  Mines Inspected and Reported Upon.  Several good lots in government townsites of New Denver and Nelson to be sold cheap.  Stores and offices to rent at Nelson. -  Tenant wanted for ranch on Columbia river, near Robson, or will sell.   Good opportunity.  LOTS FOR SALE IN ADDITION "A  "Aw  TO SEU- ON EASY TERMS.  Adjoining the government townsite of Nelson  AT $125.00  AND  UPWARDS.  With a rebate for buildings erected.   Thc best residential  property in Nelson, values sure to increase-   Apply  W. A. Jowett, agent for Nelson and district, .-  or Inncs & Richards, Vancouver, B.C.  W. A. JOWETT,  Apply .il ������nee to  W. A. JOWETT, Victoria Street, Nelson, B. C.  Bank of. Montreal;  4'A I'll.U, (ilLI'|iili<I np>. $I3.M0(MMM>  1EF.ST.      .      .      .       .      <;,<><mumm>  Sir DONALD A. S*M mi", President  Hon. GKO. A. DUUMIMOND \7ice President  E. S. ULOUSTON General "Manager  Just IViinls-Die Crumbs.  Rev. ,T. E. Starr, a, Methodist preacher-  of Toronto, Has started a new, or rather  an old scheme,  for the provision of his  stipend. He has announced that hereafter he whTdispense with any regular-  salary, and will take, as it were, the  crumbs that may settle on the collection  plate. He said that he does not believe  in tea meetings and other humbugs,  which were given on the principle of  "fleecing the world for the glory of God."  WANTED���������Bond and lease on mining Property.   Prospect   or   partly developed.  State full particulars "  (B.) Miner Oflice.  FOR SALE.  FOR SALE���������R. C white-Leghorn Egf?s, $2  per setting of 15 from prize stock, also all  kinds of early garden planes. Orders by mail  filled. Terms strictly cash. Mrs R. Topping,  Station P. O. Revelstoke.B. C.  Neslon Branch: N. W- Corner Baker and  Stanley Streets.  Branches in-London (England),  New. York and'  Chicago and in the principal cities in Canada."  Buy   and  sell   Sterling  Exchange  and  Cable  Transfers.  Grant conimcrical and traveller's credits, avail-  -*   able in any part of the* world;'  Drafts issued; Collections made; Etc.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH u  Rale of interest at' present ���������'& per cent.  BANK OF  ji  i  (Incorporated Ijy Roy.il Charter, 1862.)  ARMITT &��������� BASHDALL,  Mining Brokers.  Conveyancing,  Notaries. Public  Mining Abstracts.  t'.il'ITAI, (paid  up),   ������,t;iN������.(KMI     .       !>������������,<������,!<>,<>4M>  (Willi power "10 increase.)  bci:si:kvi: fi:.\i������, .tiixuron    .   .      i.'.'(j.-,,.i:r;t  '���������' " . ������ " ������  -���������-*   '"N-ELSON   BBA-N-CH..''  Corner of Baker and Stanley streets.  _3_e__]sro___:s=  - '  . .  Canada��������� Victoria, A'ancouver.  New "Westminster, Nanaimo and iCiimloops. -  Uxrn-:r> Status���������San Francisco, Portland, Taco-  ina, and Seattle.  HEAD OFFICE: GO Lombard street, LONDON,  England. j, -  AGENTS AND CORRESPONDENTS i   .  CANADA���������Canadian cBank of Commerce and  ���������l>ranchc=: "Merchants' Bank of Canada and  " ..branches: Imperial Bank of Canada and branches;  "MOlson's'Bank and branches; Bank of  -   . NovaScotia. - ���������  UNITED. STATES-Agcnls Canadian-Bank of  Commerec, New Yonc;  Hank of Nova Scotia, Chicago.  ' Traders'.National Bank, Spokane,  SAVI  NGS  DEPARTMENT-  Dei'OSIts received at $1 and upwards, and  interest allowed (present rate) at3} percent,  per annum..  GRANGE V. HOLT,  . Agent.  Nelson, July 17,1S93.  Complete lists of existing Mining locations  NEW  DENVER, B,"C.  A,  S. GOING,  CIVIL  ENGINEER  AND   PROVINCIAL  LAND  SURVEYOR.  :    -Houston* Block,  . Nelson, B. G _ ������.*ww%__ *-t-w������ .ii*������-.*rv.r*.-������'",-������*^T,>VT*."''*vri-'^*'-  :^,--.-.1rjsS,r���������Ji..A_i-j'u  THE MFNER, NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY, MARCH .31,   1894.  li  THE SITUATION.. .  If there is anything, in this province,  which the people like in public affairs, it is  the fair and square declaration of an issue  without fence-riding, squirming or shuttling.  They, understand supporting the government, and they understand opposiug it,  but the attitude of the "independent" is  not admired, though the proverb is pretty  true which describes an independent as a  ministerialist. The faction in this district  does worse than advocate so-called "independence"; they are trying to get men together and to induce them to abnegate  their electoral functions, to a few persons  who announce no policy at all. Under  the pretense of conveniently limiting the  number of candidates, they try to organize  a pure and simple opposition to the Premier. This is what their organization  means, though tliey have not the manliness  to say so. We do not think that these  tactics are good,, even from the factionists  point of view. The voters who are tricked,  now, will take it out of the faction at the  polls, when, they come to appreciate the  situation. There are three opposition candidates already, and "more to hear from."  Gome out you hidden sons of Beiiah���������let  us examine your physiognomes.  This rump of a minority could not, indeed, very well, be candid or avow their  real purpose, because the people whom  they seek to hoodwink, are, at. ihis.very  time, asking Mr. Davie to do many things  for them, and trusting to him, as the most  influential man in the country for their accomplishment. They have not the hardihood to ask the sensible electorate of the  south riding to bolster up the present  ragged opposition which-consists of ten'  members in the house, of whom three call  themselves leaders, and from whose company even the adventurous Mr. Kellie retired, unable, as he intimated, to stand  their political inanity and chatter. Neither  could the factionists ask Nelsou to condemn, in favor of that opposition tag-rag,  a government, which lias done so much to  assist the town by liberal expenditure, and  by attention to every reasonable request,  and particularly by enforcing the expressed  wishes of the people upon a powerful railway syndicate, which tried to avoid the  town through the help of a treacherous arid  mendacious local newspaper.  we can, grow our own candidates.' But we  never heard the name of an outsider men- j  tioued, except the impossible Mr. F. S. Barnard, the associate of the editor of thc Tribune in.the now notorious Nelson "Water  and Electric Light, etc., companies ���������  "cincliers" of the inhabitants in nature's  bounties to the town. "Rob me the exchequer," but this is a thin programme���������a  very thin programme to go to the country  with against the evidence of the energy and  liberality of Mr. Davie's administration, afforded by lines of railways, roads, trails,  bridges, wharves, streets and public buildings everywhere iu the district, with  justices, constables and mining recorders  in profusion.  The wretched third article of the programme, namely: the discrimination against  all electors on the register in favor of  those born in a particular precinct, having  been relinquished under a load of derision, may now be passed with the single  .remark, that it shows the utter unfitness  of those who announced it, for any of the  duties or. representatives1 of a self-governing people. Every mother's son of them  should be struck of the register, and disqualified for political functions, for a  lengthened term. Anyone who votes for  such people will be a traitor to the province, and an enemy of the Canadian  nation.  Nor could the attempt of the factionists  to get a snap judgment against the government at Kaslo succeed in the face of the  facts, that last year, the greatest bulk of  the available district funds was spent ou  the Kaslo road, and that this year there i������  a special vote for thc same purpose. Mr.  Davie, we are sure, as far as he was able,  ^has_met_alLreasoi) abl e__req uests_of_th.a_L_en-5  ergetic municipality, and also of the rail-'  way company which might be so useful to  it, aud he will certainly continue to do to.  Certainly the factionists could not ask Slocan to forget the govormnent which has  ��������� staked its existence to give that re-ion a  railway, and to secure its construct inn ill's  year in-order to counteract tlio piesail'ng  .depression. This ..single aciiieveineul ol*  Mr. Davie is equivalent to adding al lea^t  $20 to the -value' of every ton of sliippiug  ore in -Slocan.. Of course the Tribune  abuses the premier for this.  Oh ho! such things as the above could  not be said to the electorate���������the issue  would be fatal. "To tell the truth" would  be to "shame the devil" in the shape of  the faction. Say anything or nothing to  the people; trade upon their candor or  urgent needs; get them to abandon their  franchise to a delegated clique; this is  what the faction could say and has said.  Democracy indeed! why, this is democracy  iri a' very yellow night shirt, wtii���������i even a  Chinaman would not wash. There is not  the sembian'ce 6'f any attribute of popular  goTernment about it: . .  "YesTour programme is thin, but ii is  thick enough for the mob," these factionists practically say. "Blister their eyes!  all we want is the delegation of their  power." "But to what end all this schem  ing?'' the outsider may inquire; such toilsome tricke'rv must be co-operant to some  end. Well,' no doubt it is, arid we can only  repeat the surmise which seems best to tit  the case, namely: that the Premier is bv  nature, conviction and policy, a stumbling  block in the way of the unwholesome class  of "ciuchers," "grabbers" and "bootlickers''  to which the leaders of the factionists be  long. Tlie honest mistaken rank and u\e  of the faction we impute nothing to, they  will open their eyes to the situation long  before.the election, and will exercise their  undivided judgment in the whole matter,  as it is their duty and privilege without  reference at all to this jugglery now guing  on.  So far as can be gathered from their conversation, the leaders of the faction, in  this, their revolt against Canadian common  sense aud ..practice, have imparted, with  their other American methods, the lovely  idea that there are "spoils" ahead on any  change of government. There are no spoils.  Let us consider what would he the result if  the factionists, by some aberrant action on  ���������thc-part-of-the-people,���������were_saccessfuLin.  electing their candidate.: He would have  to.sit uselessly for probably four years;  with the opposition tag rag, listening to  the hum of the government caucus iu a  room which he could not enter, and with  no effective say anyhow or anywhere as to  district affairs. If industrious, he might be  set to humdrum work on formal'committees; if eloquent, he certainly would soon  become a bore. But neither-his i-dustry  nor his eloquence" would influence a single  vote ou the government side of the house,  where Mr. Davie is bound again to sit,  stronger than he now is. Where then is  the sense of running violently and open-  eyed into the engulfing sea���������or, to use a  local simile, "what is likely to be the. fate  of a small group of ground hogs in the path  of ii snowslide. .  CKOtVN   <;_ANT   AMPLICATION.  River; thence following the westerly watersheds  of thc North Fork of the Illccillewaet River,  South River, and Fish Creek to the 51st parallel,  thence along thc southerly watershed of- Akololex  Hiver to the Columbia River.: thence southwest  to the west boundary of the district; thence  northerly along said boundary to the place of  beginning.  2. Ii.r.KCii���������ewakt Minixo Division:.���������Bounded on the west by Ucvelstokc Mining Division ;  on the north and cast by thc eastern boundary of  the district; on tho south by the following line:'  Commencing tit a point, on the east boundary of.  the district, on the watershed between' Fish"  Creek and Lardo River; thence westerly a long,  the south watershed of Battle' Creek to Fish.  Creek; thence northwest, to east boundary of'  Revelstoke Mining Division.  3. Tkout Lake Minist. Division.���������To include  all the country on the rivers, streams, and trlbu:  taries thereof flowing into Trout Lake and Lardo  River south to a point half way between Koot-  nay Lake and Trout Lake.  .,  i. Larueau Mining Division.���������Bounded on  the cast by Trout Lake Mining Division ; on the  north by thc Illccillewaet, and Revelstoke Mining Division ; on the west by the west, boundary  of the district; on the south by a line commencing  in thc west boundary of-thc district, on the water-,  shed between Mosquito and Fost,Hill Creeks;  thence following the south watershed of Fost.  Hill Creek to Upper- Arrow Lake and the north  watershed of Koos-ka-nax River to thc southwest, corner of Trout Lake Mining Division."  5. Slocan Mining Division.���������Bounded on  the north by Lardeau Mining Division.; on the  west by the west, boundary of the district; on  thc south by a line forming the south watersheds  of Bowman Creek, the West Fork of Slocan,  Lake, and the north watersheds of all streams  flowing into the Kootenay River between Slocan  River and Balfour ; thence northerly, following  the watershed between Slocan Lake and Kootenay Lake and Lavdo River to the south-west  corner of Trout Lake Mining Division.  6. Trail Crkkk Mining Division.���������To include all thc country on the rivers, streams'and  tributaries thereof which empty into the Coluin:  bia River between the Inlf.r.nutiinual Boundary  arid thc month of the ICoolcnay River, except?  ing the country on Salmon River and the streams  and tributaries thereof.  7. Goat River Mining Division.���������To include all the country on the rivers, streams, and  tributaries thereof flowing into the Kootcri'ay  River between, the International Boundary and  Kootenay Lake.  8. Ainswouth Mining Division.���������To include  all the country oii the rivers, streams, and tributaries thereof flowing into Kootenay Lake north  of Goat River Mining Division, except that portion of thc Lardo River included in Trout Lake  Mining Division.'  I). Nelson Mining Division.���������To,include all  the remaining portion of West Kootenay District,.'  By Command. p  JAMES BAKER,.  Provincial Secretary and Minister of Mines.  mhl5  INKS  Stephen's Writing  ,.    and Copying, in  Pints, Half, Quarter-Pints.  TUMEK/BBO'S.  i'  Staffords-Oo.mbined. Black..  .(  u  Carmine.  Let any fair-minded man of common intelligence, consider for a moment, the  policy ���������which' these factionists have the impudence to present to the electorate. After  much "cogibundity and cogitation," their  organ, the Tribune, announces in large  print, the startling novelty of "majority  rule." We have been under the impression that rule, by the majority, has for  many "years, been the fundamental principle of government in England, and in all  her semi-subject realms It. has beeu so  here for the last 22 years without restric.  tion whatsoever by caucuses, delegates, or  other majority-cheating devices. The next  announced article of .the programme��������� opposition .to ajl candidates from the outside.  As to.this, of course the Riding is a un' ;  Vt OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Thomas  .i>i MoGoyern has filed the necessary papers  and made application for a Crown Grant iri favor  cf the mineral claim "Little. Phil," situated in  Ainsworth'Mining Division of West kootenay.  Adverse  claimants, will forward their objections within sixty days from the date of this  publication."  1  ., "��������� N. FITZSTUBBS,'  Gold Commissioner.  Dated, Nelson, B. C��������� ...  29th of March, 1894.  Stylographic Ink.  Indelible Ink.  Dalley's Frost Proof  Ink.  1 u  rp    C. ARTHUR, A.M., M.D.,  PHYSICIAN,   Etc.  CoitONKH KOK "West Kootknav,  Ollice over Nelson Drug Store,  West Baker street,  Nelson, B.C.  Provincial Secretary's Office,.  loth March, 1894.  rrVHE  following definition of the Mining Di-  1     visions established in the West. Kootenay  District is substituted for the description of the  said divisions published in the British Columbia  Gaiette of the 14th of December, 1893:���������  WEST   KOOTENAY   DISTRICT.  Mining   Divisions.  1. Rbvelstokk Mining Division.���������Commencing at the intersection of the 51st parallel with  the w������st boundary of-the .district:.thence>nprtb.-  erly, following the said boundary of said district  to Canoa River: thenc* southerly alom? thc ens'"-  boundary of &i\d . di--.Lrivi iu tliui*r������'r i-shcd  Vtwecri    Carfto'i  ��������� Greet'   and    lllej-il.k-'.vner  yv    LaBAU,   M. D.,  Physician and Surgeon;  Rooms .3 and 4,   Houston Block.  Nelson, B.C.  Telephone  42. ���������  Ready Cash is the . . .  Best Introduction . . .  To Present to:   . E.  li  1  Should you wish to Secure ).  any of the Bargains which ,  his Big Stock of Groceries, -  Liquors,   Hardware,  and  Miners' supplies afford   .  Beware of Cheap  Chinese Sugar;  First-Clas Goods Only  at the  HUDSON'S    BAY  BAKER STREET,   NELSON.  AGENTS FOR  Hiram Walker & Son's,      Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co.      Fort Garry Flour Mills  Distillers, Milwaukee, U. S. Manitoba  P. 0. box 69.  Telephone 24.  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE * CO  S. E. corner Baker and Josephine streets,  NELSON, B. C.  REAL ESTATE,  FINANCIAL AND  INSURANCE AGENTS/  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.     Collections .made..   Conveyancing'documents drawn up  Town Lots Lands and Mining Claims Handleclon,Commission.  PANT'S,    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, $2.3 and $25,  also suits from $30, up. Now  V is the time to save  money.  IE1.    0\    SQTXIIRIE,  Corner Ward and Baker StreetSi  MIHSU.  tS f 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 40,Vancouver. B. C.  MAVE   YOU   SEEN   THE mmr  TEMPTING   DISPLAY   ������^  \yafcche_j Clocks, Jeweller,,  aijd gllverWare, sKowi| li| ihe  Warerooiji������  of  "jiT    S. DAVYS.  MINING  ENGINEER,  AND ABSATER.  Office* Victoria Srwf."  DOVER,  The Jeweller.  Great Bargain can be had for Gashi  "S__3"tf, a. o  i-street;


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