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Array The Mines In  Kootciiiiy arc Among,  the Ktclicst in  America.  Whole Number 228.  Nelson,  British Columbia,  Saturday,  December 29   [894  THE WEEK'S MINING NEWS.  Dec.  Silvio 1  Li: Ac-  PR ICES  21th  59:}  OF  aiitii  m  ���������'.05  METALS.  271 li  m  3,05  28th  SOil  ������������������.05'auii)  Coppeii has receded from ������40 13. 9. on  the 1st. November- to ������39.15. on the 1st  .December. Further important information  upon the production of copper will be  found in another column.  Price Five Cents  ORE. SHIPMENTS.  Dec. 15, Lc Roi to Tncoinu   "   1(>, Win- Kaslo to Tiiuoina   "   IS, Le Roi to Tacoma   "   1!), Lo Itoi to Tiicoina   " 2H, Northei'ii Belle In Smelter, Montana  "   23, ManliinolleK to Tacoma   "   25, lliill JMincs io Denver   "   25, Nortlici-n Belle to Smelter   "   20, Uueccan (via Nakusp)  to Omaha   " 20, Noble Five  " 20, Idaho  ' " Slocan Star          "                  "        ������������������  ������������������  tons .  .0  ''2  22  25  m  14.  55  52'-  15"  15  15  10  332i  Total shipments to date from June, 1S91:  Nelson   Trail Creek (gold ore).  Ainsworth   Slocan via Kaslo   Slocan via Naku.p���������  TONS.    671'   -.,1117    102J    SlOA-'   1002  Total, -1,103  NEW LOCATIONS.  NELSON.  Dec.   19.���������No.   3,���������James   Ryan,   opposite  49  Creek, one mile from river.  Dec. 20.���������Marian,���������Rich. Waite. jr., N. Fork of  Salmon.  Dec. 20.���������Alice,���������E. M, Budd, N. Fork of Salmon.  - Dec. 22,���������Golden Rule, ���������Edward Green, 2 miles  W. of railway bridge over N. Fork of Salmon. ���������  Dec.  22,��������� Almada,���������Frank  Fletcher,   N.   side  Kootenay River, Ward's Bay.  lllecilknvnet cannot handle that amount  and the wharf at Trail is already about  a hundred tons ahead of the steamer.  The. floor- of the War- Eagle tunnel is  covered two feet deep with ore ready to  ship.  Mr. M. Galusha oi Spokane is here in  the interests of the Red Mountain Railroad Company.  The Le Roi proprietors came in with  I. N. Peyton on Wednesday and held  high carnival at the mine on the opening  of their new boarding house.  David Stussi has been  master.  appointed post-  NELSON.  In order to make room for development,  work stoping will, be discontinued at the  Silver King and about 10 more men willl  be discharged in a day or two, thus reducing the working stall" to about 15 men.  Great difficulty is experienced at the mine  to keep the pumps and other machinery at  work owing.to the intense frost. It is to  be hoped that when news arrives of the  meeting in London it will bring with it  instructions to put out a large quantity of  ore, but in the face of the continued decline in the price of silver this is scarcely  likely.  tainraent was the roughly enjoyed by everyone and Mr. and Mrs. Taylor deserve great  credit as well as others who assisted to  give thc children a plesanl evening regardless of trouble and expense.  The ladies of tho Methodist Church extend a cordial invitation to any and all  of our citizens aud others who feel so disposed to attend the public reception to be  held by them in Hume's Hall during the  afternoon and evening ot New Year's day.  The Jadies will be prepared to receive  callers at and after two o'clock-p. m. This  will afford an excellent opportunity to  everybody ,of enjoying a pleasant, timo. In  the evening the reception will take the  form, of a "Cobweb Social," to which all  are invited. No admission fee will be  charged. A piate will be placed at the door  so that all may have the opportunity of  giving as they may feel disposed to aid the  ladies in raising the amount; that they have  undertaken to raise toward the "building  fund.  for  PROVINCIAL NEWS.  His Honour tho Lieut.-Governor has left  Halifax io order to be. present at the  tbeir  days  co with the exception of Tangier; which  is to be a British possession.  Captain Wiggins, the Arctic explorer,  and his party, who were lost to llie  world tor several weeks last fall, arrived  at Archangel on December 13. Five persons had been severely fi-nst bitten and  are in the hospital. All tho forty men  sulhyed. great hardships during*  overland journey of thirty-two  from Chabalova to Preslozefck-.  ���������  The Standard has a dispatch from  Sydney, N. S. VV., which gives full details ot the supposed discovery of the  real Sir Roger Tichhorne, the heir to the  lamons j-ichhorne inheritance case. He  is in an insane asylum at Paramatta,  under t he name of Win. Cresswell. The  bovci-nor of Now South Wales and conspicuous citizens are said to be assisting  m tho inquiry.  the  MINING  TRANSFERS.  i Dec. 14,���������Lakeside,���������Kealey and others to Hall  J Mines, Ltd.. full interest, 3500.  * Dec. 20,���������Ray of Hope,���������Jos. Duharnel and an-  ; other to J. Paterson and another, i interest, $100.  ROSSLAND, TRAIL CREEK.  (From our  cnon correspondent.)  One half interest, in the Nickel Plate,  which was acquired early in the month  by,Lyman and Willis Carter of Spokane,  from  Ed.  Hauey,   has   again   changed.        ,        ..    - , _   .hant-js.^to a Mr. Rhodes of Southern Cali* I "15 and Mountain Chief 30.  "xoTnTa.   Ttie"cohsiueiaLuoii is'uuaersto'od -"    '       " ~'~~ * - - -    -  to be $5,000.  THREE FORKS.  The proprietors of the Noble Five have  let a contract for the haulage of GOO ton3 of  ore to Three Forks.  The concentrator just below the town is  expected to start up next month.  Ben. Finnell has sold an interest in  Thompson Group to Henry Stege.  The owners of the Goodenough mine  contemplate going to the States as soon as  the first shipment of their ore takes place.  During their abscence the mine w ill be  managed by William Lettrick.  t  Thos. Elliott1 unfortunately broke - his  leg after working only a few days at the  Idaho and is now under the care of Dr.  Brunei' at the Pacific Hotel.  During the week ending Friday 2_s.,  340 tons of ore were shipped out over the  Nakusp ahd Slocan Ry. They were from  the following mines: Slocan Star 220  tons, Noble Five 80, Ivauhoe 15, Rueocau  Captain Fitzstubbs, the Gold Commissioner, paid us a visit last week and ex-  f>ressed himself as well pleased with the  ocation of the*town and its suitability  for' the district. He visited the Le Roi  and War Eagle mines in company with  Mr. W. M. Newton and Mr. W. S. Jones  and looked into thc question of ' the  amount of water supply, with a view to  secure the iutcrest of the residents in the  town of Rossland, as well as those of the  mine owner's requiring to take water  from the creek. He left on -Saturday by  the new Northport road. . While here  he observed that the road which was  built last summer at a cost of $1,000 or  ___over,_ostensibly_for__the_0. -K..-miue, -is  , quite unused and quite useless. Itleaves  tne road about a mile below Rossland on  a low level and crosses the townsite  diagonally, cutting through lois and  blocks, avoiding the business par. of the  town and then rises to a great height  above  the  town,    falls   again   and  finally leaves oil" on the mountain  bide  leading to nowhere.   The O. K. mine  people say they do not need the road;  they do not ship anything but concentrates and these would ot" course come  along the usual route. ' Hardly a wheel  has turned on the  road all' tne season,  . but itmakes a pleasant level promenade,  for which it can be used  until required  for building.   The great fault in the construction  of this road and of the road  ��������� from the landing is that t hey creep along  for some distance on a. low ievel  instead  of rising at  once to get- their   grade,  which of course involves great irregularities and heavy collar work somewhere.  Mr. W; T. Jones, customs officer, made  two or three requests for-payment of  duties, together with a.fine equal to the  value of the goods, which were promptly  responded, to.  The Northport stage has ceased running,,on warning from the customs, and  D. JVIcKellar, the driver, yyill run to Trail  landing instead. It is threatened from  the American side that' the* Northport  route will be forced by the transfer of  freight from one team to another on  each side tbe boundary.  A further threat is that the route from  the Kettle River country via Marcus will  be closed and that report must be made  at Northport by persons wishing to enter the.United States. This, it. need  hardly be pointed out, is as impossible  as for persons corning into B. C. along  Sheep Creek to report at Waneta...  The last move in the bitter question as  to freighting is that the railroad rate  from Trail has been increased to $8.50  The Nanaimo correspondent of the  Colonist writes: Texada Island gold has  again become the subject of much discussion here. Several excellant specimens  have been exhibited the last day or two.  These show a considerable quantity of free  gold; but to experienced eves it looks a  trifle too much like the product of a "specimen mine" with a vein so small as to require almost solid metal to work. One  pariy, consisting of several men, has chartered a steamer and set out for' the island.  per ton, while that from .Northport is  $7. This gives an advantage of $1 per  ton in favour of Northport. Seven i  teams from Spokane have now conie in "  and there will be seventeen two-horse  teams hauling ore to Tijail,: taking an  average of some 50 tons per day.   The  LOCAL   NEWS.  Edward Applewhaite leaves today on a  th.ee months trip to England. Daring his  absence Charles Sansom will attend to his  "affairs.  Ou enquiry yesterday we were glad to  learu that It. E. Lemon, who has been  suffering from a severe attack of heart  disease, was better.  .We are requested, to state, .that. .both  the banks in town are authorized to receive subscriptions 'to"'the fund that is  being raised in aid of. the widow and  family, of,,the hite Sir, John Thompson.  Conductor Graham, who is being moved  io Wigwam,- was the recipient, od Thursday eveniugof -a^ gold watch and' several  other handsome presents at the hands of  some of the citizens of Nelson, who thus  marked'their appreciation of his services to  the public.  , The boy that was born'on Sunday last to  Mr. and Mrs. ''Jimmy" Gilker is ,said to be  such a fine specimen that very shortly he  will run the whole concern. His father  says he "bosses" it'now. We are glad to  hear that both "mother and son tire doing  well.  ������ - ,.  The sharp frost of the past day or two  brings us face to face with the prospect of  skating and it is therefore satisfactory to  know that excellent skates can be-got at  Turner^Bros. ��������� Why- should- not some.; little trouble be taken to )3obd some-vacant  lot in town and so have a rink, which could  be kept clear of snow?  There is no doubt that the Kootenay is a  healthy couutry and when you are ill you  don't know it. ��������� You may - even break an  arm and not find it out until a doctor tells  you that you have broken it. That is what  has * happened, to Gilbert ��������� Stanley.. Some  time ago he slipped and hurt his arm.  After several weeks as it did not seem to  get better he went this last week to a doctor, who found out that it was broken and  strapped, him up accordingly.  About 40 Sabbath school children assembled od Xmas eve at the residence of  Mr. G. N. Tailor where a Xmas tree and a  large consignment of gifts had been provided for them. Recitations by the children and music occupied the time until  about 9.30 when "Santa-Claus" appeared  tt the amusement and gratificatiou of all  and distributed the presents.   The enter-  funeral of Sir John Thompson.  The appeal of the defendants in the case  of Wolley v. Loewenberg, Harris & Co. has  been dismissed.  Mr. Andrew Jukes, the manager of the  Imperial Bank at Braudon, is to be manager of the branch of that bank about to be  opened in Vancouver. <���������-  Mr. Beeton, our Ageut-General in London, has resigned his office. It was stated  in the House that when a successor ia appointed the British Columbia office will be  moved to the Imperial Institute.  CANADIAN  NEWS.  Montreal. Dec. 21.���������James,Bullock, secretary of the Montreal ;Hrin"; Club, blew  out his brains in his office this afternoon  No reason is known for tbe act.  Lucknow, Dec. 21.���������Alexander Fraser  was committed by a,magistrates court tonight for trial, charged with murdering  his sister, Mrs. Robert'Eider, of this town  with whom he. lived unhappily! : Last Wednesday Mrs. Eider was rfound dead under  suspicious circumstances. The women's  right', arm' was broken and there' were  many bruises on her head: A coroners inquest was held and subsequently a warrant  was sworn out against Fraser, who bears  an unsavory reputation. He will be taken  to the county jail to await trial at the  Spring assizes.  The Hon. McKenzie Bowell has nearly  completed his new. Cabinet of which the  following may be regarded as a pretty accurate forecast. Hon. Mr. Bowell, Premier  and President of the Council; Hon Mr  Foster, Minister of Finance; Hon. Mr. Cos-  tigan, Minister of Marine and Fisheries-  -Vl'_������-n*F- Cai'ol'> Postmaster-General; Sir  ��������� ��������� iuDPer> Minister of. Justice; Hon  Mr. Haggart, Minister of Bailwavs: Hon'  Mr. Ouimet, Minister of Public Works'  Hon. Mr. Ives, Minister of Agriculture;'  Hon. Mr. Angers, Minister of Trade and  Co_mmerce;_Hon. _Mr._Daly,-Minister o_--the-  Interior; Hon. Mr. Patterson, Minister of  Militia; Hon.. Mr. Dickey, Secretary of  State; Hon. Mr. Curran. Solicitor General-  Hon. Mr. Wallace, Controller of Custom's-  Hon; Mr. Wood, -Controller' !6f Inland'  .Revenue; Sir Frank Smith, Sir John Carl-  mg and Hon. D. Ferguson, ministers without portfolios.  The   trial   of   Captain  Albert Dreyfus,  charged with having yold  plans of fortifications  and other government secrets  to  foreign agents,   has   been   concluded   at  ians.   The courfcmariial found him  guilty  on all the charges and he was sentenced to  the maximum penalty for his crime,  sentence of the court was that he be con  tmed in some fortified place for the term of  his natural hfe and suffer degredat.ion  all military rank and honors.   The  deliberated a full hour.  news of the World.  The Czar of Russia is to  be crowned  on (ith April..     ��������� .  .  car-  med  The steamship Majestic  recently  ried 1,672 bags of mail.   This is clai  to be the heaviest mail ever carried from  England to America,  Lord Randoloh Churchill, who has recently arrived at Marseilles ou his homeward jouruey, is so seriously indisposed  that his recovery ist unexpected.  The party that has beeu orgauized by  the Seattle P. I. to ascertain if Mt. Itauier  is iu eruption or not have started on their  way and when heard from by carrier pigeon  on the 24th inst. were making the ascent  of the Carbon Glacier.  . The shipment of a cargo of 18,326 bales  of cotton is instanced as the largest ever  sent out from New Orleans. Its destination is Havre and its value 8550,000. Two  years ago the same quantity would have  been worth over a million.  1 Robert Louis Stevenson, the novelist  is dead at Samoa. He died quite suddenly from paralysis of the brain. His  latest"- work "Northern Lights" which is  not yet published was completed only  a short time ago.  A letter has been sent from Rome to ,  Bishop McConnell of Washington City |  upou the subject of forbidding Catholics to :  join secret societies  the bau L  PARLIAMENT.  Victoria, 17th Dec, 1894.���������Budget  Speech several columns in length, the  following, however, is worth reading:  "This then is certainly not the time for  us to feel depressed or to despair.    We  have a   country with   a   climate- well  adapted for industrious immigrants'; we  have plenty of land capable of growing  the finest fruits, root crops 6r grain,   in  the world.    We have .millions'of acres.of  magnificent   timber  and-ah   unlimited  supply of fish free to all.    Our sea fisheries have yet hardly been  touched.    We  have  enormous   undeveloped, minerals  equal to the most favored mineral countries.   I heed only to point to the "trade  of the province as it is today���������its exports  and imports���������to show  that there is a  vast.field   for industry,    energy,   and  capital,, that    the   wealth   of the province is' unlimited.     Our experts, last  year amounted to $7,843,000; .$3,521,543  being the product of the  mines', $3,541,-  505 from the fisheries*, 3__L1,G23 from   ihe  forest, and this in a year when the timber'   industry   was   greatly   depressed.  With such resources as I have named  why should we   fear  spending   a  few-  thousands to develop  them,   more   es-  pecially as it is so evident that expenditure   in  this   direction   increases  the  returns of revenue.   In addition to these  advantages which the province presents  to the industrious, we .offer to  our, settlers   complete   liberty   of  conscience,  thoroughly free and unsectariau education, perfect laws protecting poor and  rich alike, and absolute safely from  violence.   These and the natural wealth, of  the province .cannot fail  to make  .this  both a .populous and prosperous coiih'lry.  .__.nd.ye.t_iri^the_-face_oL^a'll_thi_--w'{^-find-  gentleinen on'.the otlier side of the bouse  throwing discredit on the whole of the  province.    One  gentleman  has already  said this   session   that   the   statement  made by the former morn her for New  Westminster   during   the  late election  campaign to the effect that the revenue  was steadily, falling.,.going,  as lie said,  "down, down,1 "down,"   was. absolutely  correct.    Yet if one* looks at. the figures,  which I have justgiven with  respect to  this reveiiue--and they '.are/'ab'solutely*  correct���������we see that it, has .'steadily: increased every year-until the present,one!.  .It has gone in fact from $3S8,C00 in 1S87  to $811,012 in   1803,   exclusive - of land  sales.    It is very difficult for those  who  do" not wear the .spectacles of our friend  of'the opposition to call thisja decrease."  Member complained  that J..  C.   bonds  were sold in London i'or more than they  were worth.    Minister  souu explained  away   this.     At   conclusion   ot  speech  Semlin ��������� moved adjournment of  house,  to  which   premier   agreed.     Following  bills introduced and read first time:  ��������� Respecting the amendment of. the Nanaimo Waterworks Act, 1885 and amending acts���������Mr. McGregor-.  To incorporate the Victoria Hydraulic  Mining Co.���������Mr. Rogers.  To amend the North Vancouver Electric Co.'s incorporation act, 1892���������Mr.  Cotton. ...  To amend the Columbia and Kootenay  Railway and Navigation Co. act, 1890,  and the,Columbia & Kootenay Railway  extension, act, 1892���������Mr-. Hume.  Legal professions Bill read third time  and passed.  Columbia, with activu operations, ex,-  lendiug from Cariboo to Kootenay, if  the bureau is not to be at a central city,  but somewhere in the mining country,  theie must not be one but a dozen bureaus. As to the building, he had iri  mind for thc present the old schoolhouse  in James Hay. He emphasized tlie  necessity of having authoritative Jnfor:  ination as to our minerals at some cen?  ti'al place whore capitalists, and prospective miners can form an idea of what  this province can produce and thc localities, in which each variety of'minerals  may be found.  Mr. Eberts, Mr. Bryden, Dr. Walkem  and others pointed.out.the immense im:  poitance of the mines now actually.iii  operation and the undeveloped mineral  wealth known to exist on the Island of  Vancouver,' which fact the gentlemen  opposite seem to entirely overlook'in  suggesting as they do that the bureau  should be located in the interior of the  mainland instead of a position central to  the whole province.  The committee rose and reported pro-  gross and thc house" adjourned at 6 p. in'.  Tuesday, 18th Dec���������Debate on Bud-  The j get resumed by Semlin, who naturally  attacked it, comparing Turner to Mark  Tapley in having come out strongly under adverse circumstances. He declared]  that if the elections had been differently  arranged something' else would have  happened, which is not improbable.  Everyone was unjustly taxed (many-  people will agree with this) and he feared  that the estimates of expenditure were  under-rated and those of income the  result of building castles in the air.. H.e  had a little fling at the ghosts of the B:  P. and the N. & S. The speaker then  became nautical ahd bowsed his jib and  and.talked of stowing sails and breakers  of  judges  ahead and very likely turned his quid,  with which farce he*, concluded his en;  tertainment.       ,,...'.. - *<-'.  Mr. Prentice,, the special statutory,  member, took..up the. gloves and - br exceeded to pommel the ;,old ,N. & S.-ibag  which he keeps hanging up in front-of  him. ...-���������   ���������;...;. ;..:..!.. ,������������������>��������� .-!'',-'"  Mr. Rithet thought the,;government  might.well be.congratulated on the .very,  mild attack made upon them and then  proceeded to make the kind .of.'sound,  businesslike speech.=that might be ..expected from a sounds/businesslike man.,  Mr. Kidd wanted.more,expenditur:e,,on.  the. rpads in his,district.,(have we ;nob  Lh'o.v'vd ih'u kind cf-,request sou;_yvl..i.e;  before?) t and Mr. Kennedy, wanted  creameries and cheese factories (evident-!  ly you must have a cheese before yon  begin cheese-paring.) .Mr. Booth defended the.government policy and Mr.'  McPherson.spoke at considerable length  to prove that the districts who returned  opposition members do not get a, fait;  share of appropriations (if you want .to  borrow five dollars of Mr. McPherson  go and kick him, call him names and  generally roll him in the hiud.)  Hon Mr. Mai-tin said that applications  made by members to his department are  in striking contrast to their professions  of economy in the house. If. government listened to all these requests they  .e_'to_boci-OAv--ithii!|y��������� oi'-fqrt-y���������  He    moved    adjournment���������  would hay  millions  carried.  Wednesday. 19th Dec���������Reports of  various committees of no special importance". ���������> " '.  Debate ' resumed on v motion* to 'introduce legislation to require a-judge to live  at Vancouver. Premier wanted -to'kno'w  what method the mover would*adopt to  force' residence. Williams shirked responsibility and' left it to government.  Tho^next judge to. be appointed should  reside in Vancouver.- Premier pointed  out that Chief.Justiceship is vacant and  Dom!-"- "  MFNTNG- BUREAU.     .  The house yvent into committee oh the  mining bureau -bill (Hon.   Col.  Baker),  Mr. Syvord in the chair.  Mr. Cotton took exception to the  reading County Courts Bill nnd in corn-  mittce amendment carried to permit  either plaintiff or defendant to transfer  ii case from Supreme to County Court.  Debate on estimates resumed by Martin. Williams took occasion to con^  gratulate Premier on rumoured eleva-  tiorrto Chief Justiceship and Helmcken  on 1 admission to. cabinet as Attorney-  General and after Syvord had spoken  Mutter moved adjournment���������carried.   -  Rogers gave notice to move to increase  capital tax on Chinese.to $100, of yvhich  75% to go.to pro.vince. .   ., .  Tiiuksday, 20th Dec���������Debate on Budget resumed and finished.. House yvent  into committee of supply yvith Eberts  in chair. Item $129,510" Interest on-  I public debt passed yvithout remark.  Item $4,000 for Minister of Education,  and Immigration. Since the death ofi  the Hon. John Robson this portfolio.has  been combined with another,: and vote  passed every year but  Premier said that fifth  It is understood that! position to  provide a  building  not drawn  on.  .      minister  yvould  ' not be appointed as long as  times  yvere,  pro-   bafi> but there yvere sign:? of better times  ,.,.~.:-~     House could rely 011.no ap-  being   made until financial  f country  warrants it.    On  Italy yvill also take possession of  ���������Moroc-  Hon. Col. Baker- pointed out that with  a mining country such as that of British  Speakers   salary,   $1,500,   passed  (Continued on next page.) THE  MINER,  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29  1894.  _H_B__U__M__K-H_������-  ( Continued from page r.)  and.also $19,800"for the sessional indemnity. This latter gave r..se to many  jokes and house roared for- some time at  its own yvit.and then passed item $1,000  for .lourn.'iln and Binding. On the vote  of $16,200 for the Insane Asylum, Semlin blamed government for not having  found out irregularities before. Premier  explained that Grand Juries had frequently visited asylum and reported  everything in good order. Kennedy  mentioned ! hat he had recently visited  asylum and seen no evidence of mismanagement.  Committee rose at 5.30, having passed  during the afternoon the votes from No.  26 to 102, including these heads:  Administration of justice salaries $131,83'  Legislation    _9,!KM)  Public institutions maintenance    48,nOO  Hospital and charities    43,950  Administration   of   justice  other   than  salaries    (!2,700  Education  203,205  Transport    10,/) "0  Rent  48  Revenue services    10,000  Public works (in part���������$98,800)   After recess. Semlin appealed for larger  appropriations for West Yale and Hume  made similar application for West Kootenay (S.) pointing out large contributions  to revenue made by this district. Kellie  defended the appropriations for his riding  of West Kootenay North, agaiust the  attack made upon it the other day by the  member for Vancouver' (McPherson.) He  said that the north riding could be proved  fully equal in importance to the south, aud  if the latter has developed faster lor a time  it is simply because it hiis had the advantage of American capital. He pointed out  that not only has the south had liberal  expenditures in the past for waggon roads,  but it has hud the benefit, of the immense  expenditure on tho Nakusp and Slocan  road, which yvas built simply to open out  the mines in South Kootenay. He thought  it now the turn of the north riding, and  that if the government will deal as liberally with it during the next few years as  they have yvith the south in the past, the  result yvill be even. greater development  there.  In answer to* Mr. Semlin, Hon. Mr.  Davie explained the increase in tlie vote  asked for immigration purposes, consisting  of $5,000 for salaries and contingencies of  the Loudon office, and .$4,000 for in'siel-  laneous expenses. He stated thni Air.  Beeton, who for ��������� a ��������� great many j i.-;u-_ has  been the Agent-General of this province in  London, yvithout remuneration, has resigned the office, on account of old age  creeping upon him. It is a matter of the  utmost importance that British Columbia  should have a good representative there,  and it is not to be supposed that another  man such as Mr. Beeton can be secured  except upon the payment of a fair remiiu-  eration. Who yvill be appointed he could  nov. say at present, but the house may rely  upon it that in making the selection the  government will choose only such a man  as will creditably perform the duties of the  office. He thought it indisputable that  apart from the regular,duties of the position a great amount of benefit yvould result  from the advertising of the province which  its agent in London yvould be able to judiciously direct. Hon. Col. Baker further  explained, in answer to a suggestion by  Dr. Walkem, that for the future the London office of this province will probably be  at the Imperial Institute.  House rose after passing folloyving items:  Public works f 224,400  -MiSCellanCOU97T777TTT^T7T���������-t������������������TTr;-.-.-.'..'.    97rlOO  Supplementary estimates, 1894-95 '... 217.785  Over-expenditure for 1893-94 :. .-.. 131,791  utasmum-nrtmrmaM  NELSON  LOTS  i._____?]  m  l____t_r  m  '_?  A  new Railway under Construction.  Buy before the Market rises in the Railway  Centre and Seat of Government of  West Kootenay.  Choice Building and Residence Property  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 CommissioncrC. & K. Ry. Co., Nelson, B.C.  Tremaine Steam Stamp jjill.  NEWFOUNDLAND'S CRISIS  St. Johns, Nfld., Dec. 21.���������The British  warship Tourmaline yvill remain here until April. It is reported that the British  government has offered assistance' to  the impoverished people of this colony.  The stagnation of business in Neiv-  foundknul is'completc, every labor employing concern on the., island being  closed. The work of realization con Ihe  assets of insolvent firms, begun under  the direction of tlie trustees of the Commercial hank, is now bring carried on  under-tlie. charge of; the trustees, yvho  are verifying'the statements in regard  to the specie contained in the vault;-.  The government has not yet/indicated  the nature of the proposed legislation  relating to the present business crisis.  The introduction of a measure bearing  on this subject' is expected on Monday.  It is suggested in the newspaper's that,  the Siilari.R of nil public ofiicials be reduced 20 per* ceni. The Halifax banks  have heen persuaded .to. resume business.  A representative of the Bank of Montreal is expected.to arrive tomorroyv.   .  THE LATEST   PRACTICAL   MINING  MACHINE   NOW PERFECTED   (Highest Award at World's Fair <Jr.ic.-igo.>  The machine consists of a Two Stamp Prospecting Mill, aud is capable of nutting  through Six Tons per diem. The entire plant consists of Boiler, Steam Pump and  Copper Tables. Weight, 2,800 pounds. Itis built in sections which can be taken  apart and easily transported by pack animals. These Mills cau be erected and placed  in running order at from ������2,000 to ������2,500, according to locality.   Full particulars from  M. S. DAVYS, Sole Agent,  zsrsLsoisr. _3. o.  Spokane  Falls &  Northern R'y.  Nelson  <fc  Fort  Sheppard R'y-  All Rail to Spiai  Among all the mining machines and appliances shown at the World's Columbian  Exposition there was nothing which excited more interest and favorable comment than  the Tisejiaikj- Steam j_ta.__p Mill in the Mining Building. It was a positive novelty  to the great majority of mining men. It commanded attention'by reason of its simplicity and evident practibility. Experienced mining engineers were astonished to-  iearn'that such a machine had been in successful operation i'or over tyvo years in the  extreme noith-yvesteru part oi the TJuited States. '        *     (9)  Leave 7-00 a.m. NELSON Arrive 5,_0 p. in  THE PREMIER'S FUNERAL.  H. M. S. Blenheim yvith the body of  the late Sir. John Thompson is expected  to arrive at Halifax on Monday next 31st  instant. Every' possible honour is being  paid to the deceased in England. The  great-bell Of Westminster Abbey whose  solemn tones peal over the vast city  onlyiu honour to the greatest in the  land yvill be rung. Nelson's old flagship  ���������'Victory" yvill fire minute guns as the  body is removed from the train to the  man of yvar, and Lord Carringt.on yvill  he. sent as a special representative of  Her' Majesty. Sir Charles Topper has  taken a chill and is so seriously indisposed that.he yvill be unable to cross the  Atlantic, and Senator Sanford will be  alone on the trip.  On the arrival of the Blenheim at  Halifax the body yvill be landed in state  from the dockyard wharf about. 12 noon  and will be'taken from that place to the  Provincial Parliament buildings, yvhere  it will lie in state until Wednesday  morning, January 2, when the funeral  will take place. Services will be held iri  St, "Mary's church, yvhere Pontifical  mass yvill be celebrated.  NOTICE.  "VTOTICE is hereby given that John Elliot, as  .131 Agent for Joseph Moris and Joseph Bourgeois, has liled Lho necessary papers anil made  application for a Crown G rant in favor of tlie  Mineral Claim "Virginia." situated, in the Trail  Creek "Mining Division'of West l.ootoriuy.  Adverse Claimants must, forward their objoc-  I ions within (iO clays from the date of this- publi  cation.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Dated Nelson, 11. C��������� Cov't Agent.  3rd Decern bur, IS!) I. ' Sdoo U3  NOTICE.  Nodcr <>!'.-i>i������Hc!ili<>ii I'm-  4'<-i'liN������>iitc of Jill-  provciiH-iil  I'or  the   '.'('rami   View,"  Mineral   Claim,   situated  on  Toad,-fountain.  rpAKK NOTICE that I. Aaron IT. Kelly, Free  J. Miner's Certilicate No. d_,09.'>, intend sixty  days from the date hereof to apply t,o the Gold  Commissioner for a Certificate of Improvement  for thc purpose of obtaining a Crown Gran, of  thc above claim.  And further take notice that adverse claims  must be sent to the Mining Recorder and action  commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement.  Dated 8th Oct. ISM. - (17)  Trains leave JVelson for Spokane every  Tuesday and "Fhiday at 7 a. in., returning leave Spokane Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7 p. rn., and making close connection by S.S. Nelson with all Kootenay Lake  points. .  Passengers for Kettle River and Kouud-  ary Creek, connect at Marcus with stage  on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays aud  Fridays.  THE COMING GOLD BOOM.  . A well-informed writer in the Times,  December 2, says in reference to the failure  "of the Loudon market to respond to the  success of the government loan here, that  jt was thought "it yvould considerably  stimulate foreign buying," but it did not.  "The fact seems to be that, while -there, is  quite a yvild bull speculation rmiuiug on  the other side, it is almost wholly in gold  mining shares, the mines of Soiith Africa  . and Western Australia. Very soon they  will begin to call for American gold mining  properties. It is almost inevitable- The  gold fever is.on them, new food to feed it  will be called for. and it will be found in  Colorado Utah and other parts oE" pur  mining regions where the development of  gold fields is progressing���������progressing also  with such effect that the output of gold iu  Colorado has been doubled. It is within  the probabilities that our next bull craze  here may be in gold mines, for in these  matters "we usually join in when London  Las set the pace."  NOTICE.  VT OTIC I-' is hereby given 1 hut John l.lliot, as  f\ Agent for Joseph Moris nnif Joseph Bourgeois; luis liled lho necessary papers and made  application for a Crown Grant in favor ol the  Mineral Cliiim "War l-iglo," situaicd in the  Trail Creek Mining Division of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants must forward  their objections within (toda-vs Tram lho dnto of this publi-  UllU������n-" -. N. FITZSTUBBS,  Dated Nelson, 13. C. ' Gov't Agent.  3rd December, lSill. Slice (il-  NOTICE.  -*\TOTICI.is.hcreby given that John Elliot, as  __>i Agent for E. S. Topping and J.N.Peyton,  has filed" the necessary papers and -made application for a Crown Grant in favor of the "Mountain View" Mineral Claim, situated in the Trail  Creek Mining Division of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants must forward their objections within GO days from the date of this publi-  C**ti01-* ",      N." FITZSTUBBS.  Dated Nelson, B.C. D1       Gov't Agent.  3rd December, 1881. -decbl  THE MINER tan be obtained from  the folloyving agents:  Victoria, The Province Publishing Co.  Vancouver, The News Stand, Hotel Vancouver.  Kaslo, Mr. E. B. Atkins-  "New Denvek, Messrs. Armit & Kashdall.  Nelsox.' Turner   Bros.,   Gilbert   Stanley  and the  MINEE pmNTIHG- & PUB. CO., Ltd,  ���������'. All placer claims in this District legally  held may be laid over from the 15th Octo-  ber.il894,-tq-the-1st-June,-1895���������_, ,  N. FITZSTUBBS.  Gold Commissioner;  FIRE   INSURANCE    POLICY   ACT,  1893."  Dated Nelson, B.C.  4th October 1894:  (35)  _������ _i-_cmM_B-*---D_1_E_____i  NOTICE.  NOTICK is hereby given that tho under-mentioned respective amounts will be paid as'  bounty for tlie head of every panther, wolf or  coyote killed in a settled district of the Province  on the certilicate of a Justice of tlio Peace that  such animal was killed in a settlement, and that  the head was produced to and destroyed by him,  namely :���������  . For each panther, seven dollars and fifty cents  (57.30).  b'or each wblf,-two dollars (S'2.00).     ������������������ ,, ������������������  -L-'or each coyote, one dollar ("U.OU).  By Command.  JAMES BAKER'  Provi ncial Secretary  Provinoial Secretary's Oflice,  (28) 22nd August, 1861.  ARMIT. & - RASHDALL,  Mining: Brokers.  Conveyancing, Notaries Public  Mining Abstracts.  Complete lists of existing Mining locations  NEW DENVER, B. C.  *VJ OTICE is hereby given that His Honour the  -^ Lieutenant-Governor in Council has fur-  ther'postponed the commencement of "An Act  t.o secure .Uniform Conditions jn Policies of Fire  Insurance," from the 1st day of April. ISfll, until  the 1st day of April, 1895.  JAMES BAKER,  ^ Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Oflice,  29th March, 1891. (2)  NOTICE.  ���������VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN* that at thc  _i_M next, session of the Legislature of the Province of British Columbia application will be  made on behalf of tho Hod Mountain Railway  Company for an Act authorizing the Company (1)  to construct or acquire by purchase, lease or  otherwise any other "line or lines of telegraph connecting with the line along the line of  the said railway and'to undertake the transmission of messages for tho public and collect  tolls for so doing and (2) also lo construct or acquire by 'purchase, lease or otherwise maintain  and operate vessels,- wharves and docks aud to  curry on tho business of shipping and warehousemen,&c, and (3) to amend the Act of Incorporation so as to enable the Company to construct  the railway as a narrow guage railway.  BODWKLL-& IRVING,  Solicitors for thc Red Mountain  Railway Company.  Victoria B. C.,"l8th October, 1S91. (Hi)     -='  Sich's Corner  <j :���������~~~���������^  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Buxton & Rodney  ���������WHOLESALE AXD RETAIL���������  ^TOBACCONISTS!  %>  Agents for the celebrated   L,   &   CO-  (Loewe & Co.) B. B. B., and other best  English Briar Root Pipes.  A large stock of " OWN MAKE " Pipes  Tobaccos of "all kinds and all smoker's  requisites kept on hand.  COl'STRY   OKOKKS   BY   POST   rROMl'TLY  ATTENOKO TO.  CANADIAN  PACIFIC  RAILWAY  ^p_5__������ft  tf>  The Cheapest and Most Direct Route,  From NELSON, KASLO and all Kootena?  Points J  To the PACIFIC COAST and to the EAST.  iit.ms  to  ixi> ri.iMi xo:_;S������N   daily.  T_=_:_5_  ,T-S___._Z>"-_*! Sl_r_=������_=������___I__JI_)  Direct Connection at Robson every  Salurday   I'vcniug,  With Steamer for Wig-Wain Landing where connection is made with Canadian l'acirlc East-  bound and Westbound through trains. <���������  Til HOUGH TlCKHTS lSSUKI>,  B.AGOAliK CirrccrcKij- TO Dkstixattox,  i\o Customs Difficulties.  Equipment Unsurpassed, combining palatial  Dining and Sleeping Cars, Luxurious Day Coaches, Tourist Sleeping" Cars and Free Colonist  Sleeping Car's.  For information as to rates, time, etc., apply  to nearest agent,  .1. HAMILTON, Agent, Nelson,  Or to ������.KO. McL. ICKOWX,  District Passenger, Agent, Vancouver.  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTE#AX._L_  STEAM   NAY.  OO.  (LIMITED)  TIME TABLE NO. 5.  In J'DVcl Wednesday, August jiSHh, IS<>..  l.BVELSTOKE ROUTE,    STEAMER L.T'1'OX.  Connecting with Canadian Pacific Railway (Main'  Line) for points iCasL and West.  Leaves Revelstoke on Fridays nt ���������la.in.  Leaves Robson on'Saturdays al Up. m.  '   Kaslo Route, Steamhu Nelsox.  Leaves Nelson:   Tuesdays, al; t p. in.; Wednes  nesdays,  ab o.JO p, in.;   Thursdays at 1 p. m.*  Saturday., at o.-lO p. m. Connecting on Saturdays  and Wednesdays with Nelson & Fort Sheppard  .iiy._foi,_Kaslo_anil_Laki_pp_ints. ^_���������;____   Leaves Kaslo for Nelson, Sundays at 8 a. m.,  Tuesdays at 3 a. in., Thursdays at 8 a. in.,.Fridays  at. 15 a. m. Connecting on Tuesdays and Fridays  with Nelson &Fort Sheppard Ry. for Spokane.  The Company reserves the right to change thus  schedule at any time without notice.  For full   information  as to tickets, rates etc.  apply at the Company's ollices, Nelson, B. C: ���������  T. Allax, J. W. Thoup,  Secretary. Manager  st^lV  S>  To  "%%  THE SHORT  ���������   - FAST  SCENIC  ROUTE  Seattle, Victoria,  Vancouver & Puget  Sound, and all Pacific Coast Points, St.  Paul. Chicago and  Points Beyond' - -  Modem l'������iiiiiuiien������.   Uocli-KallasJ, Koii<li������c<l.  Alti'itcllvc tours via Oiilufli and  (he <.rvnl  Lakes in connection m������!Ii exclusively  passenger boats olXoi-llicrii S.S. Co.  -Hrcc. Connection via Xclstm A   Foil  SIic_t- .  liai'd KailM.-iy, at S_>������I.anc; and via  ���������. A K. S. Si. ���������. at Uoiiner's   Ferry.  For maps, tickets, and complete information  call on Agents C. A K. S, .Vav..C'o., S. A V. S.  Ry., or  <'. ii. IH.xoii, t'eii. Agent, Snokanc, Wash.  F.   I.   Whitney,  ii. 1*. A T. A., St. Paul Min  F. T. Abbott, Travling Freight A ."ass .ngcr  Agent, Suulianc, Wash.  W. A. JOWETT  MINING  & REAL  ESTATE  BROKER  IXSLT-AXCK and ��������� - -        ,  COMMISSION AGEXT.  VICTORIA ST.,  NELSON, B. G THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29,1894-  Uhe ^ttiner.  \E MINER is printed on Saturdays aud  will be mailed to any address in Canada or  the United Slates, for one year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  \NTRACT AD VERTISEMENTS inserted  at the rate of $3 per column inch, per  month.  \ANSIENT AD VERTISEMENTS inserted at thc rate of 15 cents per nonpareil line  first insertion, and 10 cents per line for each  ���������subsequent insertion. Advertisements r Knotting for shorter periods than three months  \ are classed transient.  COMMUNICA TWNSto the Editor must  \ be accompanied by the name and address. of  \ the writer.  PRINTING turned out in first-rate style  at the shortest notice.  Address  The Miner Printins & publishingCo.  NELSON.   B.C.  good has the outpouring of their cap  produced that it is commonly said that  "West Kootenay does not oyve a cent to  either Vancouver or Victoria" and that  "it yvould take a syndicate of either city  to buy a toyvn lot."  This, of course, is an exaggeration, but  yve wish there were no grounds for any  such statement, for we yvould gladly see  our friends in this country taking advantage of some of the many chances  which noyv exist for recouping some of  their losses. Fortune making properties are being picked up for a feyv hundreds and mines yvhich cost thirty  thousand today are stocked for half a  million tomorrow.  ital I individual opinions of its editor which  to say the least are someyvhat biassed.  On the other hand yye endeavour as fains possible to sink the personality of the  man himself and to give our readers' the  best collection of neyvs possible, yvith  such comment thereon as cau be obtained from the best books or the best  personal authorities.  INADIANv. UNITED STATES' CAPI-  \L AND ENTERPRISE IN WEST  KOOTENA Y.  h-ing in mind that the financial de-  lon of ihe last tyvo or three years  iot had that severity in Canada  ������i has been felt so acutely in the  ted States il appears odd at the first  lice, .that the amount of Canadian  lea. in this district should be so  .atly disproportionate to that con-  ibuted by people from the other- side.  Vbour i'olknvs capital, but the pro-  ilion of Canadians to Americans in  "est Kootenay is greater than the  relative proportions of the respective  capital employed.  Many  causes operate  to account for-,  then, conditions; some of them favourable to the Canadian community; others  Americans.   Canadian capital is for  most   part    invested   in    tolerably  |ble securities, paying a safe  average,  [moderate income,   folloyving  in this  the   traditions   of   the  mother  ���������cvyr -\\liile   "lieu-  people   have -vm-y  rally  made, homes for themselves  lid have given up  the  nomadic  habits  rich still characterize Western Americans and especially miners.    Our proximity   to  the  mining   districts   of   the  United States also favours the influx of  both men and money, yvhile their greater  tperience in mining matters and their  itional  disposition   as   "adventurers,"  ,'e them a confidence in  dealing  yvith  fimng projects to'-which yve have to become educated.   And so it, happens that  they become competitors yvith us in our  I;   oyvn country and are supported in that  Iners  competition by their friends, yvho are  enabling them to reap their rich harvests by providing means of transport  when our.oyvn resources under that head  fall short of the requirements.  Our policy is not an exclusive one; that  has" been settled for us and by us long  igo;    yve   welcome'- men    and   capital  wheneesoever they come, and  all  have  u right  to equal  treatment.   True patriotism in'the interests of the  countiy  excludes petty jealousies  betyveen  rival  enterprises and demands  that- the fairest 'treatment   should   be   accorded to  those yvho yvill best ser ve the business ol*  (the   district.     If   these   happen   to   be  IAin?ricans we say.wr yvould prefer they  [yvere   Canadians,   but   whosoever they  [may-be they deserve the reyyard of their  Lsuccess.   ..We   are ayvare that  a large  limount   of   money   from  Victoria has  ]been invested in West Kootenay, but yve  (deeply  regret to  think that,   as  far as  [any  benefit has resulted either to  the  lvestors or to the district,   the money  (might as well have been  thrown ayvay.  [Capital judiciously applied  in the  nur-  fture of neyv industries and on a yvell  considered   business basis, with careful  land honest management never fails to  'make   a   return;   but    capital   wasted,  either in  the attempt to'give  an  arti-  Ificial stimulus to a real estate venture or  ���������in a futile endeavour to force trade in a  I direction yvhich  it yvould not naturally  follow, is a positive injury to the country.  "Still more mischevious is the failure of  ���������enterprises undertaken either ahead or  in ignorance of   the   probable  requirements of the country.   These are nearly  always a losing game and involve  much  hard feeling on the part   of  investors  who have got sick of the yvhole business.  Our friends at the coast have suffered  much from these causes and from unlucky .and worthless mines; and so little  EUROPE.  There is a cartoon in a recent  number  ot Punch which   exactly  explains the  neyv   aspect of affairs  in   Europe.     It-  represents the British Lion and the Russian Bear yvalking along together in the  best of good fellowship, yvith the legend  ���������'Why didn't I knoyv you before?"   The  visit of the Prince of Wales to Russia was evidently intended as something  more than a mark of respeco to the late  .Czatj, and great things have come of it.  It will be remembered that the  Prince  is the uncle (by marriage) of the present  Czar and the real uncle of the Czarina  who is the child of Tub Queen's second  daughter, the late Princess Alice.   The  Czar is niu.h attached to his uncle, who  has  great   inlhience  yvith his   nepheyv.  Only a yveek or two ago they both stood  on the same rank as heirs  to  the tyvo  greatest   thrones on..earth,  and  if the  younger man has through a sad fatality  succeeded the first to  his great inheritance, he has not lost his respect for the  man yvho as yet has only his foot on the  lowest step of a   throne that   is even  mightier than that on  yvhich  the Czar  of all the Russias has taken his seat.  The "Pi-iNci*  therefore comes  back to  England having successfully carried out  a diplomatic  mission and established a  friendship between Russia and England.  England yvas never a party to the Triple-  Alliance   by   yvhich   Germany, Austria  and Italy held the balance of poyver, but  she was friendly toyvards it and in  noyv  embracing one of the parties in  opposition to whom the Alliance yvas  made  she only makes a. further safeguard for  the peace of Europe.    But it  is  not  improbable  that Fra-jce  may  have  some  nasty things to say about  it.    As long  as there yvas no tie betyveen Russia and  England she  had   little   hesitation    in  treading on the toes of  "perfidious Albion," feeling herself safe  by  reason  of  her flirtation yvith Russia.    But that  is  changed noyv and France  yvill have to  behave herself and restrain  the  bumptiousness of her sta esmen.  ���������Tre-Prince,���������hoyvever, -dicU-not-rel-y-  entirely on his personal popularity with  the new Czar to bring about the above  much desired object.    It is yvell known  that the Rothschilds have.lately looked yvith coldness upon Russian loans, in  consequence   of   the   harsh   treatment  yvhich the Jews in Russia have received  at the-hands of the late Czar.     Now  Lord Rosebery,  the Premier of England, is at once; the son-in-law of the  house oI'-Rotiisi'IIILD and-' an  intimate  friend and acquaintance'of the Prince,  whose daughter rumour assigns  to him  as his second \vil'e._ It is not  surprising  therefore" to   hear   that^ oyving   to  the  Prince's good  offices Russia, has  been  enabled at last to negotiate a  loan with  tho great European bankers.    The Neyv.  Year   could   scarcely  open  "more   auspiciously and it is to,be hoped that this  general friendship yvill lead to the.lessen-  ing  of   the  enormous standing armies  that rioyv; exist and are at once a ruin to  the countries-that have to support them  and a menace to the peace of the  yvorld.  It appears to us that even in a mining  country it is not necessary for the editor  of a paper to be a practical miner. It is  essential to begin yvith that an editor  should have the knack of writing fluent  English, yvhich is as a rule not among  the attributes of practical miners. An  editor should also have at least a superficial knowledge of a very yvide circle  of subjects, and above all should know,  when he is ab fault himself, exactly  yvhere to put his hand upon the information he requires. The comments he  lays before his readers are thus at any  rate the bestobtainahle. Thatis thecourse  yve pursue, and yve never make an im  portant statement without being in a  position to back it with proof. Our  journal is not yvritten yvith a pick handle,  nor does it try to imitate as nearly as  possible the action of a mule's hind leg.  XMAS is over and we beg to thank all our friends for  their liberal patronage.    We are not sold out of toys,  yet, and beg to remind-you that we keep a good  supply of  Staple    and   Fancy   Stationery   and  Stationer's   Sundries,  Music and Music Books,   Candies,  and have just received  a supply of o  *  SKATES  #  We think there is altogether to much  of the mule's hind leg business about oui'  contemporary here ahd its offspring at  Neyv Denver. No one must say a yvord  in praise of any part of this country ex  cept themselves, and if such a yvord is  said they both begin to yvork that hind  leg until, if it yvas only strong enough,  yvhich fortunately it is'nt, they would  indeed kick the bottom out of everything.  :������____@:  TTJ_R_I_T_E1_R  It is the-custom among journals all  over the yvorld, hoyvever. bitterly opposed in politics they may be, to make personal announcements about each others  affairs yvith courtesy. A change of proprietorship, or of the editor, or similar  information is nearly ahvnys thus given,  out. But yve regret to say that our New-  Denver contemporary!.is ignorant of  this most common journalistic practice.  We asked it to contradict a rumour  yvhich had been spread about concerning a change of ownership of The Mine:',  and it could not even do that yvithout  swinging that hind leg over it. We do  not complain. There, is a saying about  not expecting anything from a etc. etc.  But yve yvant the public to knoyv the  real character of the tyvo journals in  question. We really think that in alluding to them in the' future we shall  have to dub them the Great and Little  Bears.  SHIP your RAW FURS,  Hides, Tallow, Pelts and Wool  llxporfcrs  and  lmnorl-i's ol'  Fine  Northern  Furs  -TO-  Jas. McMillan & Co.  Incorporated.  MAIN HOUSE: 200 to 212 lirst Ave. N.,  MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.  rronrii'lor* of  Minneapolis  Sheepskin  Tannery.  ������'<mm1<* IxMiKlit right out; no commission; lair selection; iuiiiii-diatc returns.   *hinning  tags furnished iinon request.   NO IMITW 111 any goods ������e handle.  jt^rnKITI'   I'OK  CIKCIiL.lK   dIYL\<i   LATEST   MARKET   PRICES.*^ 60  Feyv things are more pleasing to the  journalistic mind than to knoyv there is  a demand for its yvork, but at the same  time Ave yvould ask some "of. our readers  in the neighbourhood of Trail Creek to  buy The Miner honestly and not steal  copies on their yvay to our regular subscribers in that district.  NOTES AND COMMENTS.  Rumour has it that a prominent provincial statesman tired of the troublous senate  will seek that repose and secure emolument afforded by tbe highest seat on the  Bench. His place in the councils of B. C..  will be occupied by .1 younger man comparatively new to political life," but yvhose  fame, if propelled only by his oyvn lungs,  will speedily spread far and near.���������We give looked  this rumour as a rumour only and leave it  to our readers-to guess the personality of  A neiv treaty has been made betyveen  Japan and the United States, by. yvhich  the former is placed on the same footing  as any civilised European poyver. One  of the objections to this treaty naturally  was that it yvould open the United  States to herds of lapanese labourers.  Japan hoyvever, anxious to do everything she can to establish herself among  the family of nations has passed a decree  forbiddinghei-subjects^to-eniigrate-to  countries where they are not yvauted.  She-then proceeds to deal Uncle Sain a  well merited diplomatic backhander by  inviting all Americans to come to Japan  and do yvhat they cau. Japan is only a  little couutry about as large as England  and densely populated. The Empire of  the Mikado yvould only be recognised as  a fair sized ranch in Texas. There is  food foi much thought in this little passage of diplomacy.  - We are unreservedly glad to hear  that Mr. Beeton has resigned the Agent-  Generalship'of British Columbia in London. ., lb is a move that lias often been  advocated in these columns. But the  resignation throyvs a great resp.orisibility  on the governmi-'rit, viz. that of appointing a suitable man to take the position.  'Lhe "worst of it is that the sum voted for  the expenses of the London olTice($y,f.!;.'))'  is totally inadequate i'or the purpose.  We notice the salaries of other Agents-  General are as follows (turning, pounds  into dollars atone to five): Neyv South  "Wales, -.O.QC-and Secretary $3,320:-Victoria,' $12,500; Queensland, $7,500 and  Secretary $-l-,C.O; South Australia, $7,r_.>  and-assistant $!.,750; West. Australia,  $7,500. After these figures $r>VAD for  salary, rent and all other expenses looks  small and it is'hard to see bow a man  can be found yvho yvill take care that  British Columbia is properly advertised  for the money.  ment in Italy and that the investigation  into its affairs resulted in the imprison  rnent of some of its directors and officials. Correspondence is now coming to  light which implicated many persons of  high standing and more than hints that  Signor Crispi, Prime Minister of Italy  yvas not above dipping his fingers into the  banks money bags. These revelations are  of so serious a nature as to belikely to prevent the renewal of the Triple Alliance  when ils period shall expire.  It is not unlikely that a coolness will  arise between Mr. John Burns the English  labour leader aud the entire United States.  It has been habitual in the .latter country  to point the finger of scorn at Great Britain  on account of the vice aud poverty of! parts  of her cities. .Men of the Burns stump-  stamp-yve mean, have been idolized by  tliese same Americans because they profess to be trying to alleviate all this dreadful misery. But when John Burns visits  New York and Chicago and says "why you  are just a_ bad yourselves," they draw  themselves up aud .murmur something  about his being a guest as if a guest -must  not mention what he sees. Mr. Purity  Stead hit them a good slap iu the face and  tliey apparently do not yvant another. Tlie  incident reminds us of the nursery  rhyme:  Tlicro was a young lady of Wilts  Who went up to Scotland on stilts,  When they said  "It  is  shocking  to show so  much stocking."  She said "Its not half as bad as your kilts."  Bank of Montreal  CAPITA!, (nil paid up), $12,000,000  REST,  6,000,000  Sir DtMALD A. SMITH President  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND Vice President  E. S. CLOUSTOiV  .General Manager  Neslon Branch: N. W. Comer "Baker and  Stanley Streets.  Branches in London (England), New York and  Chicago and in the principal cities in Canada.  Buy   and  Transfers.  sell   Sterling  Exchange  and  Cable  Grant conunerical and traveller's credits, av  ���������   able in any part of the world;  Drafts issued; Collections made; Etc.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH  o  itato ol' i-iteresl at present 0j per cunt.  BANK OF  1  (Incorporated by Roy.i   Charter, 1862.)  tjCN-W-Ot  1 power to  ncroase.  iti'si'i-V.: iii.yii, x. f.0,000    .   .     i,y_.*������,a_3  CAI'IT.ll, (paid il_t), XdOO.iHM  O ��������� (With power to  ncroas..  The Irish are rebelling again. It is yvel  known to all yvho understand the current  of popular opinion that the Senior Partner  iu the United Kingdom, viz. England, does  not look with ' favour ou the secession of  the junior member of the alliance*, aud that  no Home Rule Bill has a chance of passing  until Euglaud changes her mind. A vast  majority of ..English members in theHouse  of Commons hl.a always opposed the  measure. Mr. Gladstone knew this perfectly well yvhen lie introduced his famous  bill, and he- knew just as yvell that as a  "natural consequence the Lords would, in  fulfilment ot t'.ieir duty, throw it out.  However, the Irish vote yvas a matter of  great consequence to him. He could not  have retained  I'is  power without it.    He  tiiere-ore 1���������."*M  '"   \Ilo������ie   Rule  Jiil| I Canada-Victoria, Vancouver, New Wcstml  yvhich kept him m olhce tor two  years and r.        sLcri Nanaimo and l.aniloops.  then, having shot his Just b.dt,  and   Eng-1 unitkh St.ati-:s-Siiii Francisco, Portland. Titeo-  hnul still declining to believe eithsr iiriiim  or his bill, he shuttled the responsibility ou  to   Lord  Rosebery and  now   either  Lord  Rosebery is too honest to keep up the sham j  Or it has become so" very patent <ik  to  be j  useless  as   a   political  yveapon.    Mr.  Mc-i  o  *isr______so3sr -3*E.___.isrc_B_;_  Corner of Baker and Stanley streets  _3_=i_-_.3src___:__:s _  nia, and Seattle.  HEAD OF.'LCJ.: CO bombard street, LONDON  -    England.  AGENTS AND CORRESPONDENTS!  We do not consider that the Imperial  Institute is a proper.place for the oflice.  Nearly- all the other Agents-General  have their offices in Victoria street,  Westminster, which has come to be  upon as the home, of Colonial  business.   It is close  to  the Houses of  Ewen, one ol! the members Cor Edinburgh,  who is.au intimate personal friend'of Lord  Rosebery," therefore iu a recent speech at  the Scottish capital, announced that Home  Rule yvas'dead. . At this the Irish party  has flared up and have announced to the  Liberal leaders that no dependance can be |  placed on the Irish vote unless Home Rule  is made a prominent object in the session  which begins on the 8th February next.  .  CANADA���������Canadian Bank  of   Commerce!  and  branches; Merchants' Bank of Canada and.  branches; Imperial Bank of Canada and'bran-  ches; Molsou'- Bank and branches; 'Bank  Nova Scotia  UNITED STATES���������Agents Canadian Bank.of  Commerce, Now YorK  Bank'of NoyaScotia. Chicago:  '   I'liiders'.Xational Bank, Spokane,  S  WINGS   DEPART*\1 EN T���������  Parliament and within easy reach of the  the people, hinted lit and the probability of  city by means of the Metropolitan  llail-  their filling the suggested places.  way.    The Imperial Institute is far ayvay  Hunting, Survey, Prospectingi  PARTIES  AND  OTHERS   '��������� THE NEW, EAST   STEAM LAUNCH "FLIRT"  from any   business   quarter.     It  is ;.i*'!*c      b    CHARTERED by  dav  or  week 1  We  have no  desire to bandy words   fusing ton    *  tashionab e ^^lal^ Or dis sent through |  with our contemporary.    We have  said ! o&tiici.    jjuu a- uusj iiidu in tne _i_y in , .   0   ,  our say upon certain matters, and peo-! ^ou.1 the Law Courts or Houses of the pursers of the steamboats jNeison or,  pie who know both papers can rely on ! Parliament, would require pressing busi- Airisworll-i, with whom arrangements can !  which ever they think mos;_ trustworthy. | nt;ss to t;lke hlQ1 so fai" west- j be made, or bv mail or telegraph to C. "W.  But we yvant to point out one great dif-1  ' ! r>,-_r,     -R-iFn���������r     iv'll     rpr>oiv  ference betyveen the tyvo journals.   The,     It will be remembered  that  not long | iJusk!.   -Kaitour,    win     recuv  one appears to contain nothing  but the ! ago the Bank of Rome suspended pay-' attention. (ly)  " O -  DisrosiTS received "at 5L and upwards, and  interest" allowed (present rate) at 3. per cent,  per annum.  GRANGE V.* HOLT,  Nelson, July 17,181)3. '    Ajicnt.  mimm;.  i t)   c. campbell-johnston  . (of Swansea, India, and tbe United States  , METALLURGIST, ASSAYER.  AND MfNING EXG1NKKK  1 Properties reported on.    All assays undertaken  ! Furnaces and concentrating plants planned  prompt [ and erected. Treatment for ores given. Ores  bought and sold. ' Box 10,Vancouver, li, C THE MINER, NELSON,  fe. C:, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29 [894.  THE COMING FIGHT FOR  SILVER.  Should the adminstration scheme of currency, reform pass the house, it will   be  vigorously resisted by a stroug combin-  ation'of'!democratic senators.   This'combination has already agreed upon the.outlines of a counter measure,  to be framed  on the directly opposing principle, namely,  government issuance and control  of' till  money of the people, and the free coinage  of gold and silver.   Their plan provides  for "the issuance by the United States of  all the money necessary for the people;  the retirement of the paper money of all  kinds how issued by the government,  and  the substitution  therefor of a single paper  issue, to be denominated United   States  notes; no ncte of.this character  below the  denomination of $5 to be issued; the retirement of all national batik note circulation;  the national banks to  be continued, yvith  this exception, as at present, and under, as  at present, government control and supervision; and the free coinage of gold aud  silver alike at the mints of the   "Dented  "States."  It is evident that the hard fighting will  be done in the senate. It is, therefore, of  the utmost importance that the friends of  silver in this state strive to secure the  election to the senate of a republican who  meets the requirements; of the Spokane  platform���������a republican whose heart is in  the fight for silver, yvhose brain has mastered the subjeet. To send there an unyvilling  convert, a man yvhose tongue stammers  when he makes a weak and insincere  declaration for silver, and yvhose heart is  against the cause and whose mind is trained to fight silver, yvould be a most flagrant  desertion of principle.���������Spokesman Review.  China's refusal to permit foreign guards to  enter Pekiu, the various diplomats in that  city are combining for local defence, should  occasion arise.  London. Dec. 20.���������Important dispatches  have  been   received   here   to-night   from  Tokyo, indicating clearly  that  practically  the war between China aud Japan has ended.   "Whatever instructions have been conveyed to the commanders of the respective  military and naval forces from the governing powers of the two empires is not told  in the advices,   but assurances are given  in quarters knoyvn to be thoroughly cognizant of deplomatic affairs that the Emperor  of China has been prevailed upon  to have  commissioners   sent 'to   Japan,   aud that  these envoys have such power of concession  as yvill yvithout doubt enable them to bring  about   immediate and   thorough end   of  hostilities.   The details of their authority  are not given, but the presumption is not  ignored  in  diplomatic quarters  that   the  concessions asked by the Japanese government have met yvith tbe acquiescence of  the reigning powers of China.  More recent news still tells of fighting  in the neighbourhood of New Chang in  which as usual the Japanese' armies yvere  victorious though it is stated that the  Chinese made a gallant defence. New  Chang is at the N. E. extremity of the gulf  of Pe-chi-h.  Intsriiational Coiiiisi Co.  t'lii'KH'j- l:io<-!., Nelson, IS. ������;.  WEEKLY PRICES, F.O.B., COLVILLE.  -Saturday, Lccembev 2l)th, 1 _!)_,.  .Per ton  Hay, mixed, S_ to ������0.50.  Hay, timothy, ������7 to ������7.50 -  Oats. 70cts 1  Pointoes, .5 els   Turnips, 75 cts   Rutabaga, (io cts ;   Cabbage, $1 ,"   Carrots, 05 cts .'   Beets, 75 cts   Onions. ������1   Chickens, !"i2.o0  p  Hens, ������4  Ducks. SO  Turkeys, ������12  Dressed Hogs, 5. cts Per  Dressed Beef -1 cts  (52)  For Patent Medicines,  Pure Drugs and Druggists Sundries -----  doz  NOTICE.  *VJ"OTICE TS HEREBY GIVEN that, Aaron  ._-T|     11.  Kklia-  for himself and Akthuk'' H.  ACCIDENT   IN  THE  FRISCO   MINE.  -Wardner, Idaho, Dec. 24.���������Patrick Sullivan and James Carney were instantly  killed in the Frisco mine this morning and  Fred Snell was .seriously injured. They  ���������were repairing * timbers in an upper1 stope  when the supports broke and they fell five  floors. Both dead men were badly mangled  . ... . .     ... telefcra_>ed  her this morning.  Jack' Calvin was found dead in his bed  at Wallace this .morning,, supposed .to have  taken ahoverdose of lmor_iine." The coroner's inquest may develop another cause.  Calvin has relatives in Pittsburg.  THE PRODUCTION OF COPPER.  English smelters have' been enabled to  supply themselves with-4,500 tons of Montana Matte at 8s. 3d. per unit delivered at  their works, while 1,000 tons have been  taken for American account at the equivalent of this price, .This Mattee was originally purchased by the French Syndicate at  a very high price, and has been stored iu  New York for-'a period of six'years; '  An'agreeement -has been concluded between the Anaconda and Calumet and Hecla  Companies, under 'iihe terms of yvhich the  former company undertake to reduce their  production to the level of the latter company���������gay to. about 5,500,000 lbs. per  month." As in the month of October the  Anaconda Company produced 9,300,000  lbs., this reduction represents about 1,500  tons per month", and after awhile should  materially affect supplies., The production  of the other three leading Montana companies in October was 6,100,000 lbs., aud  ---that-of-the-other���������leading -Lake -Superior-  company���������the- Tamarack���������900,000 lbs.  these figures about representing the extent  of their present capacity. It is believed  that the Rip Tinto Company have agreed  not to,increase their production. ....  Shipment's: from the, Un'ited ^States*', to  Ear?!peicontiiiue;bn-a\yery ^reduced, scale,  being only'about 4,000 tons for the past  month, making the total to. date this  year  about 69,552  against .70,903 tons in the  same-period last year/: As 22,000 .tons less  have been shipped in the five months from  July, to November this,year than last, it is  evident that the private stocks of American  J copper held on the continent (whither chief  part of last year's .excess was sent) must  now be very much less:.than they were at  this date in  1893, the Public Stocks in |  Englaud and France showing . an increase  of 6,068 tons.   Consumption both  iu  the  United States and in Europe must have  been much larger this year than  last,  and  seems likely to "still   further  improve.���������  fames Lewis and Son's Circular.  THE WAR*IN THE EAST-  Shanghai, Dec. 18.���������An' imperial decree  has been issued ordering Li Hung Chang  to arrest Kung, the Taotai of Port Arthur,  and the four 'Chinese Generals' who yvere  in command at Port Arthur, ��������� and to .send  them'to Pekin for. trial: and punishment  for the loss of that important dockyard and  fortress.       .-.��������� *   "','.-.        . . ' - , .   "'  Admiral Ting, who by the way, was in  "command at the disastrous naval engagement off the Yalu river,'has been, arrested  for failing to defend the dock yard at Port  Arthur against the Japanese forces.  ,.The Japanese Government has heard of  the Japanese excesses at Port Arthur, and  a strict enquiry is now proceeding. Some  of the Japanese officers are now being.tried  by court-martial for not restraining their  men after the capture . of Port Arthur.  Most of the foreign correspondents declare  that the excesses were excusable by parallel cases which have occurred in the best i  European armies. The officials of Port!  Arthur report that the Japanese have made  stringent regulations for the protection of  the inhabitants or that place, who are now  saidfo be returning. Many "of them are  "receiving food from,the Japanese.  London,' Pec.' 19.���������A despatch to The  Times from Shanghai says that in view of  300 PEOPLE MISSING.  San Francisco, 20.���������There are noyv ten  ships overdue on this coast, aud 300 lives  depend on their safe arrival. The vessels  now numbered on the overdue list, and  yvhich have been long enough out to warrant apprehension for their safety are:  Steamer Montserrat, fourteen days from  Nanaimo; steamer Keweenawa, thiiteen  days from Nanaimo; bark Germania, fourteen days from Seattle; bark Columbia,  fourteen days from'Port Blakely; ship J. E.  Brown, seventeen days from Nanaimo; bark  Sea-king sixteen days from Nanaimo;  schooner Mary and Ida, sixteen, days from  Shoal-Water Bay; ship.Red Kock, fourteen  days from San Fra'ncisco to Portland; ship  Gleu'iui, sixteen days from , San Francisco  to Portland; bark Dominion, fifteen days  from San Francisco to Puget Sound.  Buchaxax, has filed the necessary papers and  made application for a Crown Grant in favour of  the Mineral Claim ."STAin.iGirr," situate in the  Nelson Mining Division of AVest Kootenav.  Adverse claimants, if any, must forward their  objections to mc within sixtv davs from the date  of this publication.  Nelsox. li. C��������� . N. FITZSTUBBS,  October 21th, 1S9], Government Agent.  (11) 27 oct.  CHURCH NOTICES.  Methodist Chtjbch. Geo. H.' Mordeh,  Pastor. Services in Hume's Hall Sunday  at 11 a. m; and 7.30'.; p. _m;,; A New Year's  sermon'will be preached.' in'thi. evening.  Prayer meeting Friday evening at8 o'clock.  Everybody welcome at these services.  Church of England. Sunday Gth Jan.  Services at 11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Holy  Communion at 9 a. m.  Pbesbytebian Church. Service to-  morroyv at 11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m., in the  Church at the corner of Victoria and Mills  street. Sunday School (union) 2.30 p. m.  Prayer meeting, Wednesday evening 7.30  p. m.  Eoma-t Catholic Chapel. Sunday, 6th  Jan.   Mass at 10.30 a. m.  /!\N  *  #*  -T*  Nelson Drug St  ore  We have but one price for all and that  is marked in lilain figures  NELSON DRUG STORE  COR. WARD AND BAKER STREETS  "���������STELSOlSr.   _3_   C  58  BRITISH COLUMBIA  IRON WORIi  FOR A FIRST-CLASS  SHAVES HAIR-CUT  Go to A. McK. LEITCHi  NEELAND BLOCK, - NELSON, B. C.  19    "���������   ., B.C.; Ltd.  HEAD OFFICE AND WHARF:   '  V'-A.-^COTJ-V'EJr!,    33.    C.  General Founders, Engineers, Boiler Makers, and Manufacti']  of  All   Classes   of   Machinery.      Sawmill  and   M;  Specialty.  Work a  SOLK   "IIANlItACTIIICI-KS   OF   THE  illEI>ICAIi.  VANCOUVER TO NANAIMO.-S.S. "Cutch"  leaves C. P. It. Wharf daily (Sundays excepted)  at 1:15 p.m. . Cargo at Union S.S. Co.'s wharf  until 11 a. m.  NANAIMO TO VANCOUVER.-S.S. "Cutch"  leaves daily (Monday excepted) nt 8 a.m.  Vnu-Miivci* iUMtaXurllicrit Settlements.  S.S. Comox leaves U.-S.S. Wharf every Monday  at 11 a.m., for Port Neville, calling at all way  ports, returning Wednesday, and on Thursday at  11 a.m. for all points as far as Shoal Bay, returning Saturday. Cargo at Company's Wharf until  9 a.m. ������  MOODY Vim* lEUUV.  11:15 a. m., 2:30, _:30  KeniM Band Mill, B. C. Shingle Machmes,  Steam Log Hauling Machines.  We keep in stock a full supply of Engineer and Mill Supplies, such as Pipe and Fittings, Brd  Goods, Sheet and other Packing Rubber Valves, Rubber and Leather Belting, Oil  and Lubricants, etc.  ��������� -1,.  T*i    C. ARTHUR, A.M;, M.D.,  PHYSICIAN,   Etc.  Coroner for West Kootenay,  _,  Oflice over Nelson Drug Store,  -  West Baker street,--  Nelson, B.C.  Calls at oflice promptlyattendedtodp.y andnight.  JOB  PRINTING  -AT  THE   MINER  XOTICI'.  "VTOTICE is hereby given that Henry K. Croas-  ___^| duilc, as agent for the Hall.Mines, Limited,  lias filed the necessary papers and made anplica-'  tion for a Crown ..Grant in favor of tlie Mineral  Claim "Koh-i-noor,'-situated on Toad Mountain,  in the Nelson Mining division of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants, if any, must tile-their objections within GO days of tlie dale of this publi-'  cation. N. FITZSTUBBS,  Dated Nelson, B. C. Gov't Agent.  28th December, 1891.      71 dec29    J  NOTICE.  ���������^TOTICE is hereby given that sixty days from  _i.N the date hereof 1 intend to apply for.a  Crown Grant to the "Calcium" Mineral Claim,  surveyed as Lot 721, Group I, situated in Galena  Bay in. thc Ainsworth Mining Division of West  Kootenay-'District. This application will be  made under section 35 "Mineral Act, 1891." '  Copies of the field notes and'plat can be seen at  the ollice ofthe Government Agent, Nelson.  Nelson, B. C, ANDREW B. HENDRYX.  December 20th, 1894.      22dec 70  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that John _.lliot, as  agent for Edward Mahon, has filed thc  necessary papers and made, application, for a  Crown Grant in favor' of' tho Mineral Claim  "Jessie," situated in the Nelson Mining Division  of West Kootenay. Adverse claimants,' if any,  must file their objections with me within iX) days  from the date of this publication.  -  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Nelson, B. C. ..    . Gov't Agent.  10th December, 1894. G7  Leave Moodyvillc���������7, 9,  p.m.  Leave Vancouver���������3, 10:15 a.m., 1:15, 3:30, 5:30  p.m.  AST Steamers and Scows always available for  Excursion, Towing and Freighting Business.  Storage Accommodation on Co.'s Wharf.  W. V. Tori'IM', Malinger.  HOISTING ENGINES and SINKING PUM3?S FOR ]SnB(  Corner Alexander Street and Westminster Ave., VANCOUVER, B. 0.  D.  OARTMEL, 'J. W. CAMPION, d   |E. V/. MACFARUAIME  Agent West Kootenay.,  Secretary-Treasurer.  Manage..  Telephone ������4.  P. O. Box 771  "TOWN OF WATSON."  rpHE Crown Grant for this property, having  _|_ issued, the undersigned,- on behalf of owners,  is now. prepared to issue registrable conveyances  to. parties .holding .agreements for purchase of  lots, provided'that,-all payments due on account  of purchase price are made.'  All agreements on which payments aro-still  due after sixty ,'days from .the date; of - this notice  will be declared null and-void'and will not entitle thc'holder to any .consideration.  Kaslo, B. C, JOHN L. RETALLACK,  Oct. 22nd, 1894.      (45) 2" oct.      For owners.  Of  ia  NEW SUITINGS.  NEW TROTJSEKINGH  Fred.  J.  Squire,  the Nelson Tailor, has just  received -a���������1 arge- con s ig-n-m en t- ef-  Call and inspect the new  Patterns  , and Styles/  J. Squire,       Baker Street, Nelson.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT.  NOTICE TO DEPOSITORS.  From. 1st January jinci .till, further  notice, the rate of interest allowed on  Savings Bank deposits by this Bank will  be three per cent. (3%) perannuui.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager.  Bank of British Columbia,  Nelson, 28th November, 1804.       57  BANK of MONTREAL  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT.  UPTURE  More CTTHES  have been effected by my  Trusses, with  perfect ease to -wearer, than by all other  devices combined.' They 1 etainlargest  Bupture under severest strain. A system of fitting has been perfected.the  last 25 years, fully equal to personal  examination hy mail.   27 patents,  fe*3S_ DEFORMITY,"  CH ARLF.R CirTHE.  1M Kinff 8t,W..Toroa������������.  NOTICE TO DEPOSITORS.,  From 1st January, 1895,  until further  j notice the rate of Interest allowed on  Savings' Bank Deposits   by   this Bank  will be three per cent-(3%) per annum.  A. H. BUCHANAN,  59 , Manager.   il   CUSTOMS  BLANKS  BAKER STREET,  NELSON, B. C.  ������  tt@f������STILL TO THE FRONTt  rW-t-NO  FEAR   OF FAMINE!  "We have on hand several tons of first-class Hams, Bacon and Butter.   Also-  car loads of Flour, Sugar, Salt Fish, Canned Meats, Etc.    Whilst for the refresh  tnent of the inner man we have Bass and Allsopp's-Pale Ale, Schlitz Beer,  Guinness' Stout, Walker's celebrated brands of Canadian Whiskey, also the finest  brands of Imported Wines, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.  '3  i������  Hiram Walker & Son's  Distillers  AGENTS FOR  Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co.  Milwaukee. U. S.  Fort Garry Flour Mills  Manitoba  P. O. box 69.  Telephone ���������  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE & CO.  - FOR SALE AT THE -  S. ������. corner Baker'and Josephine streets,  NELSON, B. C.  REAL ESTATE,  ' Loans negotiated on Nelson property.   ' Collections made.  FINANCIAL AND  INSURANCE AGENTS..  MIN  6FFI&E.  Conveyancing documents drawn up-  Town Lots Lands and Mining Claims Handledon Commission.

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