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Array The Mines in  Koutcnu., arc. Among  the Richest iii  Aiiivrica.  I  ;^i IV F lift PT^  ' v. *"^ '1P0.A-   tJwb-  ;** DEC1.13  -W"*-;   ^  T3ie Ores  are  .������lsh"<������rn!lc  in (.old,  Silver, ���������.  j������|j������>r,  anil   Lc  a.l.  Whole Number 225.  Nelson,  British Columbia,  Saturday,  December 8   1894.  Price Five Cents  THE WEEK'S MINING NEWS  PRICES OF METALS.  Nov. 30th  SiijVi.it   02]  Lkao       ���������  Dec. 1st  02  3rd  Git  8.15  .th i)th  (JO* 00:|  3.12.. 3.12.  (1th  6U  3.12..  COPI'EK.  From ������10 13s. 9d. per ton for cash on  the 1st -November Good Merchantable  Copper fell lo -C39 18s. 9d. on the 7th  inst., but recovered next day to ������402s.  (id., since fluctuating between ������10 and  ������-10 2s. 6d., tbe closing value on the 16th  being ������10 for cash and ������-10 7s. Gd. for  ?bhree months' prompt.���������-James Lewis or'  Sons' Circular.    <-.  take entire charge of the works, relieving  Joe Moris, who with .7. Bourgeois is  leaving for Spokane to receive the purchase money. The up raise at end of  new tunnel has cut out into the shaft  above it, affording perfect ventilation  and showing a body of 10,000 tons of ore  in sight.  On the Le Roi; besides the usual work  going on at the bottom of the shaft and  in the drifts, a large area of ground on  to supply two more iu the Spring,  making  four iu all.  On the Cariboo mine at the South Forks  everything i. now iu shape, all the ditching having been completed 3 weeks ago,  and all is now ready to start work iu the  Spring.���������News Advertiser. ���������  ORE SHIPMENTS.  Nov. 20, Le Roi to United Smelting Co,  "    27,  "    30,  Dec.   3, Fisher "Maiden to Smelter   "      J, Silver Iviuf- to Omaha   " '   0, Le Hoi to .'aroma   Total shipments to date from June, 1891:  Nelson..- ���������   Trail Creek (gold ore)..,   Ainsworth   feloean via. Kaslo   Slocan via Nakusp   TONS.  ATon.   20  18  15  9.  00  30  152.  TONS.  .. 5i_  .. 981  .. 70  ...151'  ..1077  Total, 3,127  MINING  TRANSFERS.  NEW DENVER.  ' Nov. 21���������Madison and Great Eastern,���������IL 13.  Nicholls to E. Mann, bond ������7000, $500 cash balance 18 months.  Nov. 28.���������Cariboo,���������John King to It.  Shea, all  the Cariboo claim contained within the Rambler  . mineral claim.  KASLO.  Nov 15.���������Crown Point,���������Neil McDonald to J.  ' D. Moore, A.Fletcher and J. F. Williamson 1-5  $1.  Nov. 15.���������Little-Mamie,���������D. "VV. Clark, J. Van-  Hook and Robt. Jackson, to D. Mc Vicar all ?3.000.  " Nov. 20.��������� Oneida.���������tl. It. Armstrong,-, to D. B.  Strobeck, A; D. Wesley, arid T. Lcndrum, all f 1.  Nov. 23.���������Point 1-16, and San Berdiho i,-J. A.  Finch, to V. D. Williamson, $1.  . Nov. 23.���������Black Hawk i], and Iron Crown ',���������v.  D. Williamson, to J. A. Finch $1.  Nov. 21.���������ltookv- Boulder.���������A'.   Goldstein,  M.  Flaherty, to J. G/Willinm  . 3400.  Nov. 20.���������Monte Christo,���������W. II. Taylor, to J.  A. Finch | ������1000. -   ���������  , Nov. 20.��������� Alleys and Hope,���������A. Zimmerman, to  J. L. Pierce, all 81.  NEW UOOAf IONS.  KASLO.  . Nov. 18.���������Itcubin Group,���������placer, Chas. Bohr  man and Kato N. Place.-  Nov. 21.���������Iroquois���������placer, Lane Gilliam.  Nov. 21.���������Boulder���������placer, O. T. Stone.  Nov. 21.���������Foxhall���������placer, J. L. Retallack.  Nov. 22.���������Alka Nannitch���������placer. Mark Gilliam.  "    22.���������Highland���������placer, L. II. Cresiniin.  ��������� "    22 ���������Quanisum   Skookum���������Placer, J.   F.  McTntosh.  Nov. 21.���������Thoroughbred���������placer, E. .M. Pound.  "    21.���������Alice���������placer, Clias. A. Wood.  "    21.���������Hornets Newt���������placer,.H. Byers.  "    21.���������Katie���������placer, W. Kellem.   ,  "    21.���������Idaho-placer, Chas. A. Wood.  "    21.���������Fraction���������placer, K. K. Lemon.  "i   21.���������Mammoth���������placer, E. Bnuni.  ���������  "    21.��������� Kdna Alice���������Quartz, 1*<1. Adair.  "    24.���������Star���������Quartz, A. G. Bosworth.'  " . 24.���������Emerald���������Quartz, A. G. Bosworth.  "    21.���������Falls View���������Quartz, Eugene Eyl.  the surface is being uncovered which is  a mass of ore some .0 feet square. The  amount of possible shipments seems to  be only limited by the state of the roads  and facilities for hauling. The continued  soft weather and the absence of deep  snow impede the work greatly, and the  stage from Northport over the new road,  which is getting worse eveiy day, occupies some seven hours in making the  14_ miles.  Mr. Frank Loririg states there,is a  probability of the work on the Josie  starting up again. Hoisting gear is to  be put in and is reported to be on the  rails.  One of the most likely looking claims  in this camp is the Kootenay, owned by  Phil Aspiriwall, who is working steadily'  on it.  We are getting a telephone line put in  between here and .Trail Creek landing  which will be completed in a fortnight's  time arid give us communication with  the outside world. Four months have  now elapsed since the petition for a,post  office,was.sent in. . The apathy; ahd delay  oii. the,part of the authorities in supplying this need are the cause of much exasperation and tend to diparage the  reputation of the government in power.  AINSWORTH.  The statement that the remainder of  the lease of the No. 1 at Ainsworth had  been sold to.Messrs.. McVicor &,Shaw is  not quite, correct. They have "siib-leased  the mine from Messrs. .Carter & Clarke for,  one year. The work on the Mamie, upon  whichaconsiderableforceofmenhasbeen  constantly employed since its purchase,  had reached a point from which it .could  be no futher prosecuted without the aid  of machinery. 'Mr. McVicor; for some  reason with which we are, not acquainted, prefers to;wait until the Spring to  import and fix up this machinery. ..in  the meantime rather tKari serid'hiS'"m*eriVr  whom he brought with him from the  East, back to their homes he has found  employment for them at No. 1. A gang  of twenty men were sent there the  morning after the arrangement was  made and more will be put on directly.  Mr. McVicor has made a contract to  ship all the prime ore frond the No. 1,  in bulk to the smelter at Pilot Bay. The  concentrating ore will probably be  stored up for a bit and await future  treatment.  are shipping  Highland as  Messrs. Carter & Clarke  carloads of ore from the  samples to.various.smelters.. Last week  a carload went.to .Tacoma and.this week  one goes,to   Great  Falls..    The  latter  .  NEW DENVER.  (From our own correspondent.)  Mr.. Atkins has had vi_ry. h:M(l luck  With nearly .all the properties he lins bad  under bond at various times -iii this  camp. ,-��������� Only a few days ago after doing  considerable work on the Ross Group he  gave up the bond which he held oh thi'.-e  claims. Since then the ��������� owner's'Have  gone,to, work on the Eureka,, one-1 of the  gioup.-aiui within a very, few inches of  Mr. Atkins work struck1 the ledge which  we hear on good -authority measures  four feet solid. The flout oh fchese'l'lainis  C\. indicates a big rich vein and the Eureka  will doubtless soon have to be added to  the list of claims shipping ore.  A small land slide (caused by the mild  ���������\yeather of tbe past few day_) about one  third of a mile from t he coiicf-nrntora at  Howson Creek"prevented the train going  up to Three Folks yesterday i A force  of men was immediately set tolyork  and it is hoped tlie obstruction will be  ,    cleared today;.  ,., The ,Huecceau has a carload,of;.exc'e'.,dr  ingly rich ore ready for shipment. The  value of this carload alone will almost  equal-the amount this claim was at one  time bonded for.       . .  ....The.first-.shipme.ii_ of. Fisher Maiden  ore .was made by Str. Hunter this week.  --'the strike, dr.". the Idaho sleigh road  was caused firstly by poor camp accomodations and secondly by railroad bosses.  No blame was attached to George  Hughes, by the men, many of whom  have since returned to work.    "  ��������� A- most .successful dance was given  last night ab the Slocan Hotel in aid of  the Denver,. Brass Band, which was  .attended by a number of visitors from  Silverton.  name, is unfortunately.- suggestive ofthe  E' resent state of,the silver.market,.which  as taken a sudden dip to.60'' cents;-. ,Mr.  Clarke says that .they cannot afford to  ship at this price.  KASLO.  (From our own correspondent.)  Messrs. ^eunedy & Porter- have bought  out W. ��������� Harrison; the newsdealer and  stationer, and .have.opened. up..in Archie  Jardine's building on Front street. - They  intend to keep iu :stock all, tb0.'leading  papers, magazines and current literature,  besides a complete line of blank books and  office supplies arid all the accessories of a  first-class news store.  ,, The post ollice has been moved into  Green Bros, store. . ....  , A public meeting was. held. h'er_ Friday  evening last in the Slocab ��������� Hotel., to discuss the advisability 6f .applying for .a,new  charter.1'br a railroad to Cody Creek . oc  ._te-e_.bou.t8-.:. A resolution was framed ahd  carried to that effect, asking .tot tUe charter  to,be extended to the city 6...,Ka-io;,..6..i._  trustees; arid a committee of tbre.r'-Messrs.  Kane, Buchanan arid Byfefs'-rWer. appoihtr  ed. .to :. perfect prelihiihary arr'ahgerneht-i  arid, to report to a public meeting; next  Wednesday.       ...  According to a telegram, at Idaho City a  bore has been down tor 450 feet belo\y the  false bed rock vrhich was ��������� reached by the  old placer miners. The drill has discovered the existence of another bedrock which  gives return on analysis of 18 ounces of  gold aud some silver to the ton.  The Hall Mines Co. is shipping 112 tons  of ore to two different smelters this week,  56 tons to each. This is sent not to test  the ore, there is no doubt about it, but to  test the smelters.  lie have an excellent servant-and thai it  would be,extremely diffie.ilt to find a man  to take his place.   Long may he reign.  CARIBOO.  ROSSLAND, TRAIL, CREEK.,  (From  our. own .correspondent.)   ,  The deal for the. sale of the War Eagle  "by Joe Bourgeois;.,and.. Joe Moris- to  Messrp. Patsjr^CIa.ke.^Gampb'e.ll,. Jtthgs-  bury & Co. will be carried through the  last of this.month. Mr. Frank. Lucas  has been sent up by the purchasers to  Reliable information with regard io the  partial clean-iip at the Horsefly mining  claim has now been obtained. For a run  of 13 days over $7000 was taken out of the  sluices, which considering the fact that the  "cuts" are frozen solid j. the. percentage  taken from these: gold saving appliances  is a very good one. The ''cuts" contain  by far the larger portion of gold, and it is  reckoned that���������for the 13 days run���������about  three times .the amount alreadyr,taken out  remains iri the "cats." The actual airiount,  however, will not be known till Spring.  . Work'was completely-stopped; on the  claim oh November 3nL; , .altljqugh: the  actual closing down was delayed for a few-  days .waiting for, a. possible thaw.^ This  has how..been abandoned arid nothing rnore  will be dope,this-year.   ,.  The compahyso far have only used two  rddhifd'rs, but it is uridersfood they intend  LOCAL   NEWS.  Attention is drawn in our advertising  columns to a lost time check.  AValter Sully says he.will hold his second  annual turkey shoot down on the flats oh  the last "Saturday before Christmas.  A. H. Buchanan of the Bank of Montreal  came back to Nelson on Wednesday. His  many friends will regret to see that he  wears a band of(crape on his sleeve.  A fine mule deer,head was. brought into  town on Wednesday arid' secured - by Mr.  Robson of, the Hudson's Bay Co. It  measured 29 inches across.  We are requested toremind. our. readers  that the Court of Revision and Appeal will  be held at? the Court House, Nelson, on  Tuesday next, llth inst, at 10 a. ni.  .A man.named.McA.rthur.was brought  in.from Trail Creek on Wednesday evening arid, was taken;' to the. Hospital,  where he is under thecare6i_i")r_LaBau;  The unfortunate man is suffering from  a severely ulcerated wound on the leg.  A "Butterfly Social" will be held by.: the  ladies of the Methodist Church at the residence of J. Fred Hiirhe on the evening of  Tuesday, December llth.- This is-the  third of the series of "plea-ant1; evenings-,"  which are being- .given fortnightly ;bys the  ladies,, of this church. All are cordially  invited. ' .,        ..    .,  On the afternoon and evening of I*ew  yfear'8.,day. the ladies Of.<;tlie Methodist  Church pr6tw'se"h'6rdi'ug-a reception iri  Hume's Hall. The ladies will attend at  the hall to receive all who may feel disposed to avail themselves of their hospitality ;and no pains .will be spared to .afford  visitors a royal welcome and a pleasant  time.   Further announcement later.  The Wellington Enterprise is. an old  journal in a new place. It is .the Steveston  Enterprise revived across the water. We  are glad to see that it supports the present  government ot.this.-Province,.but its state-  merit that in Dominion and Iri_pe'rial,.-poli-  tics it is a Conservative is puzzling. Taken  as it stauds it means that in Dominion  politics it is a protectionist and in affairs of  the empire a free trader. It will find it  difficult to reconcile the two.parts.   _._.   The Christmas numbers are with us  and soon the festive season itself .'will be  here. Nat urally the children are looking  forward to it." It is then that they "are  monarchs and grown people have to pay  tribute with toys, cards and peace offerings of all .kinds. ��������� ,Woe to theitrian who  neglects the claims of; the little ones.  And there is no excuse for hitii, because  he will find aii assortment of things  suitable to the occasion -at Turner  Brothers; ..-..������������������  : Thfe report of the Nelson Public School  for November, 18fl4, shows, the No. of  boys enrolled.1 during: the..month to be  22 and girls. 19; making a total ot 41. Tlie  total average attendance .'was 37. The  following is the Honor Roll:.- Fourth  Class: 1, Dick McFarhind; 2, Etta Miiir,  Third Glass: 1, ��������� Ada Flemming; ��������� 2, Leo  Buchanan. Second Class: 1, Nellie'Mar-  shall; 2,   Frances Saiisom.     Primer  11:  1, Frankie Etter; 2, Mamie. McKinnon.  Primer 1 (sh):'   i,   Chester. Hayward;  2, Victoria jHods'oi)..-. Priihbr I (jr.): 1,  Percy Stuckey; 2; BertHa Miller.  Spokane has a new paper; The Daily  Times. In its. opening statement it-.says  that no apology is required for its iip'peiir-  arice. Why should there be ? * Is it goin^  to be indecent or. scurrilous?, No paper  need apologizefor.coming.out; -If thepublic  don't want it they wont read it, or apolo-'  gize either. Judging by the string of.dis-  j connected, remarks which occupy the place  of a leading article we should say tliat this  new papen was started in the interests'of  some, individual who by its aid and .on . tlie  return, tide .of Republicanism hopes to get  himself floated to the Senate.  -' We hope the rumor is not true that our  popular Station Master, Mr." Hamiltcu, is  to be moved to Nakusp. Mr. Hamilton  himself knows-nothing of it..-No' one. can  gauge the good teinper and'eourtesy of au  officiallike a press mail. .; We-'a re continually asking.'questions arid- giving- no eud of  trouble. Does anything go wrong the  public; come to us aud -,we.stand, forth .as  official fault finders arid grumblers. Be-:  sides is it not .always a popular; and  pleasaut thing to giid at the C. P. R.  Therefore:*, know We:are right when we  j assert, that, Mr..;-. Hamilton is the most  ; courteous of officials, that in him' the pub-  THE FIRST BALL OF THE SEASON.  The hospital ball, which came, off last  night, was an absolute and complete  success. The Phaii' Hotel, with its large  hall and dining room and general roominess is very well- suited for the purpose  and never have its halls held so gay a company as asseinbled there last evening. A  burglar would have had a rosy time'in  Nelson, for nearly every one was at the  dance' and that they enjoyed themselves  was proved by the. frequent encores, and  in spite ofthe unusual leugth of the programme it was carried through Avith a  spirit which showed that it is impossible to  have too much of a good thing. The floor  was good and so was the music and Mr.  Leitch made an excellent Master of Ceremonies, and if at first sight it appeared to  be a mistake to serve the supper iu the  ballroom that idea was quickly dispelled  by the Aladdin-like celerity with which  the supper rriade its appearance and disappeared, what-^ was left of it, after full  justice liad been done to' the good things  provided by the ladies, who supplied every-  tliirig. Everybody ought to be thankful  to the ladies and gentlemen who got the  thiug up and it riaust have been pleasant,to  them to see their efforts crowned with  success.. The committees ,w"er'e: Ladies,  Mesdarries Akehurst,, Fletcher, Goepel,  Hudson, Muir, McFarlan'd, Blake Wilson  and ��������� :Misses Irvine, Scott and Scanlan.  Gentlemen, Messrs. La Bau, Fletcher and  Neelands. Among the many pretty dresse_s  we noticed-j-[bere our reporter wanders off  into regions where he is evidently out of  his depth, or else he has been:,dancing.the  Rye.Waltz-we have not adjectives enough  in the cases to .print .his rhapsodies.: Nor  dare yjr'e incur th������ res'ponsijbilitythat would  fail on lis if he has omitted any one, particular toilet, so we must -bring, this notice  of a highly successful dance to a close.���������  Eb.]  PROVINCIAL NEWS.  .,". ATarge number of countefeit half dollars  are. in circulation in Vancouver...  , .    _    .  .' Ninety-six lots were sold at the tax sale  at "Vancouver last week.  i. The post- office > clerks at1: Victoria, who  lately, struck, have been refused the-five  months extra pay for which they struck  for doing so.. '.:....  - Frank-Barnard M. VP., is negotiating at  Vancouver for the, sale of the Electric  Light & Tramway Co., to an.^English syndicate;... If the sale is effected Frank will  manage the new company arid change his  residence from Victoria to Vancouver for  that purpose. .  ,  Capt.Tom Lynn, brother.of HughLyini,  hung for murder at-Savary Island; is suing  the city. of; Vancouver for 850.000. After  his brother's death, Capt. Lynn "got re-  ligion"'and being very, ill was- treated by  Christian scientists. In an argument with  a street preacher, who was proclaiming  tliat-Ghrist-was-ebming-bn-eai-bli'-in���������1900,-  Lynn became violent and wasarrestedyand  locked up,, ahd owing, to throat affliction  Lynn was breathing through ii.silver tube  in. his throat. . The .police iirrseizirig the  sick tri'an inflicted a- gastiy..wound "ty the  tiib'e being run into; his throat.'' His; condition is critical and lie is hurrying bn.,'th'e  big damage, suit against the muncipality.  CANADIAN   NEWS.-  Canada has been awarded- the .first- prize  for her Postal display.at.the 'International  Exhibition in Milan.  The Loudon Morning Advertiser sliys  that it has reliable information that Sir  John Thompson and .his colleagues' have  decided to order the Dominion election at  the earliest possible opportunity. It asserts that a panic prevails at Ottawa because of the fact that a deficit of $5,000,-  000 has to be faced-when parliament meets,  involving .large extra taxation on the  country. Ministers it.says do riot care to  meet the situation before the general elections.  Clara .'ord, a mulatto, and a tailoress by  trade,.hao.con.essed the .murder of Frank  Westwood: -It appears that there had  been too intimate relations between them,  .and the" woman's jealousy-had been aroused.  She went therefore to the murdered man's  house,-.slipping off her woman a. clothes on  the way ' disclosing a man's attire -below.  Arrived at the house, she rang the 'bell.  The door was* opened by,yburi'g Westwood.  She fired at him and killed him, and' then  went back again, donning her. female costume on the "way.  Frank Ives, in a practice billiard game  at Chicago, anchor barred, made a run of  531, and ran a game of 600 points out in  three innings, breaking the world's record.  Feuianism is again rife in. England  and Messrs. Morley, Balfour and other  prominent . politicians are carefully  guarded by detectives.  Princess Bismarck the wife of the Iron  Chaucellor is dead. The Prince who is  completely stricken down witb grief has  received a long message of condolence  from the Emperor.  The trouble in Nicaragua is not quite  at an end yet. Great. Britain has refuse'd  to recognise the authority of Nicaragua  over the Mosquito tribe. United States  and British war ships are assembling at  Bluefields.  In prohibition.Alaska an enterprising  manufacturer who has been forbidden  to make '\Tunipei-ade Beer.", has how  turned his attention to "'Malt Tea."  They get there .-ill the same.  Spokane is trying to get an Army  Post established- in its neighborhood.  Already arrangements are nearly complete by which 1000 acres will be: At' the  disposal of the government for the purpose. The city will supply water free.  It is estimated that, it will bring' air income to Spokane of half a million ddl-  lars annually.  The annual report of the secretary< of  agriculture shows that great- Britain  paid during the year 18U3 for American  breadstuffs,,provisions, cotton and- tobacco "oyer $32_,COO,000. Including about  $10,000,000 .worth,pf mineral oUs;.wit.h  agricultural exports,. the United, Kingdom took-54.31 ;per cent,;.of..all., the exports of breadstuffs, provisions, mineral  oils, cotton arid tobacco.' Of dressed  beef Great Britain took duringi.the^ftr^t  six months of the year of 1894 $9,000,003.  A telegram from L(>n'don'_l'e-,ci;ibes trie  at'rocities iii' Arineh jit .i_" jtii.ow's. '" ;.* -  ; From- post and' ho'us'etbp sc'ores; of life������  less.' bodies dangle ihth'e chilly; and'.'pdU  ferous itii'. CriVcitted; ''head'Va'owriwiard.,  youths murdered before- their "agonized  Eareiits eyes,1 woihen compelled' to save  ondi* ait the cost; of their would-'be  ravisherV life: Men-burned alive and  many other barbarous -d^edsoE murder  and rapacity too numerous to detail'.  A serious landslide has occured at:Tacoma by which.about 600..IVet of wharf  have .been destroyed. .'Half: .a dozen  steamers were tossed about, like" chips,  arid-two were disabled.,- -At 1:40 a. m.  the filled-iri portion ;of the ocean dock  was still settling and tlie accident is beginning to assume the form of a calamity to the city.. . , ,.  ,!' H. H. Alger's boathbuse, containing  himself, wife arid six children, was turned upside down, spilling tlie children out  cf their buriks into the icy water, and it  is feared one of his daughters has been  "drowned/ * . ....  John H'aiisoin,. watchman at the  Nortlierri Pacific hydraulic puirip,," went  down in'the debris 'and .caiinot.be found.  '^FdHijlistaiice-of ~5X>0"f ee't _the;, ot'ean'"  dock had settled and it,, was feared the  big elevators and coal .-bunkers.would  pitch into tlie bay;. All the cattle peris  of the Northern ��������� Pii'cinc, together, with  t he offlceof the com'pauy's4(W-fp(_t fj-eigtij:  holise, went dowri together, an'd fire ab  'once broke but where the pumji station  disappeiirbd in the debris. Nearly all  of tlie 'dock- which fell into'the Hay. is  that portion of the vvater frdiifc which  the city.has been trying to seciire iroui  the railfoiid and tbe Tacdinii Land Company.  NEWS 6F THE WbRLD.  In New York a.crusade is being carried on against "living pictures."  The. Czar, and Czarina are to. pay a  visit to London in June.'.  Edward-Lauglry the husband, of the  celebrated beaut;* is going for a divorce.  It was nearly time.  Lord Swansea, the head of the great  Welsh smelting fir*m . who ��������� was in  British Columbia -only a��������� week or  two  ago is dead  He was in his Totli vear.  AN IMPORTANT CASE.     , ,.  : .Wasuington' Dec; 3'.--Tb'e action of- the  United States supreme court in granting  the.application ot the Last Chance 'Milling  Company tor a writ of certiorari in thecal.  of tlie Last Chance Mining Company vs.  the Tyler Mining company- will have the  effect of transferring to,this court a litigation which.has attracted much attention _in  Idaho for the past five years.. The'ca_e is  important; nob because large vallies*a'r^  involved; but because questions, of mining  buy which it raises are most consequential;  being as lo. rights ot mining claimants to  follow their ledges beyond the lines.r,of  their claims, into the claims of their neighbors.'    ,       _    ' ���������        ���������..,*. ~   .'..**,..  The Tyler company, deiriarided the right  to follow its ledge beyond 'the vertical  lines into the Last Chance territory ' and  brought suit eujoining-the latter- company  from taking ont ore which, while withiri  its .territory was in.-the ledge-having it_~  apex in the Tyler claim. The ipase has'  been tried in .several states- and . federal  courts and . the jast decision : was by the  circuit court of appeals for the ninth cir-  chit which sustained tlie contention of the  Tyler company. Ordinarily, the decisions  ot the circuit court of appeals are final,  but the supreme coiirt has the option of -  reviewing, which the circuit court has not  decided to. do in this case..  The 'Tyler 'company claims -the ownership of 8*200,000 wbrth of ore extracted by  the Last-Chance company- whiletbe latter  states.that.it has expended 3700.000 in- developing the ore bodies now claiined bS--  the iyler ami, had expended 8400.000 'in  their development before any claim was  made. " BlttiXXMlEEZttTrttittGSXclZ^^ _f������3_MMU������'!._*l l__CKl J_W������U__nn.  THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8  1894.  llUIUIIHIUJail-L  CHURCH NOTICES.  Ceukcii or England. Services to-morrow  (Second Sunday iu Advent) iu the Missiou  Room at 11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Holy  Communion' at 8 a. m. -0  Presbyterian Church. Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m., in the  Church at tl*e corner of Victoria and Mills  street. . Sunday School (union) 2.30 p. m.  Prayer meeting,' Wednesday evening. 7.30  p. m. ���������  Methodist Church. Geo. II. Morden,  Pastorv Services Sunday, ;,Dec. 9th, at 11  a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Morning subject: A  Communion Sermon. Evening subject:  "Gospel Physiology,���������Blinded Eyes." Sacrament of the Lord's Supper at close of  morning service. Prayer meeting Friday  evening at 8 o'clock.  Waterproof velvet is something new.  Chicago claims 206 millionaires.  Aluminum violins are making themselves  . heard.  The gross value of the British maritime  infests amounts to over ten thousand million dollars.  A nick in time���������the new Czar of Russia-  Men pay no attention to little things  until they bite them.  WESTERN LEAD SMELTING.  Western lead-smelting works receive for  treatment almost every known ore oi  the  precious melals, with the exception of low-  grade gold quartz, says the Colorado Mining Review.    A very common  t> pe of ore  treated  by  them  coij.sists of mixed   sulphides���������galeua, blende,  pyrite. marcasite,  arsenopyrite, stibnite, etc.,���������which, when  present in largo quantities,  are ��������� roasted  before smelting, but also enter raw into  the  furnace charge iu  smaller   amounts.  Metallurgists with the conditions  prevailing in the far west are sometimes exercised  over the loss of a uiuriber of possible byproducts iu the usual system of reduction,  and especially ou account of the zinc.   It  is said, for. instance, that the smelters  are  saving lead, aud giving their main attention to that while letting zinc, which  has  a higher market value per unit, go to waste.  This is quite true of the  usual system,  though the "bag" process arrests pare of  the zinc oxide and other volatile products,  and the ordinary flues catch other portions,  which however are utilized very imperfectly.   Now the facts are these:   There are  very few lead mines iu the far west which  could be operated at a-profit for the sake j  of the market value of the lead, as lead.  There is always a demand at, the smelters  for heavy lead ores, of which the Coeur  d'Alene mines and a few others  produce  large quantities, but this demand again is  not for the lead as such, that is, to turn  out lead for the market, but- because it is  the basis of the  whole-smelting industry  in which lead is used as a collector of the  precious metals.   Besides this, the lead of  the far west always carries more or less  silver and a little gold.   Although called  lead-smeltiug,  aud rightly  so   from   the  technical standpoint, it is really, and from'  the commeioial  poi>.it of view, a process  for the extraction,"of silver  and   gold iu  which lead is used as the collector of these  metals.   The lead itself is by a by-product.  It has a maiket value, ot course, and after  being turned iuto   base  bullion aua subsequently refiued,  the proceeds   form   a  large item of income.   Ou its own ace, unfc,  however, very little lead would be produced west of the Joplin district of Missouri  and Kansas.   The base bullion, requiting  not merely softening operation but a  true  refining process yields small quantities of  other by-products, of Avhich little  account  is made.   As to zinc, so far from  yielding  valuable by-products, itis  regarded as a  positive detriment in   the   lead-smelting  process, andtores containing it are subject  to deduction in price.   The blende is   also  badly mixed with other volatile minerals,  so that a distillation process would give an  impure zinc.   When the western  couutry  becomes more thickly settled, so that there  is a larger local   demand,   and tthe   long  hauls to market are unnecessary,'it is probable that the whole system of ore reduction  may be changed, and brought into smelting like that of Germany, where practically  everything of value is worried out of the  ore by an elaborate system of concentration  and classification, followed by special processes for the difiereut classes of material.  Under existing circumstances this would  be impracticable, as would   be also any  general wet process, with electrolysis.   The  enormous costs for additional plant, the relatively high wages, the'cost of transportation of ores from mines   to   work   and   of  products from works to markets, stand in  the way.   While it would be desirable to  utilise all the numerous  accessory metals  and.substances ���������zinc,  antimony,  arsenic,  sulphur, and many others in less amount  present in the mixed ores, it must be remembered that the lead-smelting industry  of the west has been developed to a very  high degree of efficiency, regarded in connection with pecular conditions;  and that  even under obvious disadvantages it now  leads the. metallurgical  practice   of   the  world in its own sphere.   To have brought  the cost of smelting to within ������4 per ton of  neutral ore���������fuel,: flux,   etc.,   has   to   be  transported greater or less, distances,   and  where labor is by no means cheap���������is certainly a great achievement; and to do this  with a technical success measured   by   a  recovery of095 per cent of the silver and  lead,, and more of- thegoldi is a still greater  achievement.   Those who find fault with  present western  methods  do not   realize  either the intricacy of the conditions or  the remarkable   progress   that  has   been  made. '','���������-  NELSON  LOTS  m  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 Property  REBATE ALLOWED FOR THE ERECTION OF GOOD BUILDINGS  Also Lots for Sale in     NAKUSP DA IVSON and HOBSON.  Applv tor Prices Maps, etc., to  'FRANK FLETCHER, Land CommissioncrC. & K. Ry. Co., Nelson, B.C.  Tremaine Steam Stamp M5fc  THE LATEST   PRACTICAL   MINING  MACHINE  NOW PERFECTED ------  (���������Ugliest Award at World's Fair Chicago.)   ,  The machine consists of a Two Stamp Prospectiug Mill, and. is capable of nutting  through Six Tons per diem. The entire plant consists of Boiler. Steam Pump and  Copper Tables. Weight, 2,800 pounds. It is built in sections which can be taken  apart and easily transported by pack animals. These Mills can be erected and placed  iu running order at from 82,000 to ������2,500, according to locality.   Full particulars from  Spokane  Falls &  Northern R'y.  Nelson &  Fort  M.  S. DAVYS, Sole Agent,  ���������JSTELSOISr,   _3-   C.  : 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 Tremaine Steam Stamp 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-  learn that such a machine had been in successful operation for over two years in the  extreme north-western part oi the United States. (9)  NOTICE.  "VTOTICE is hereby given that John Elliot, as  _1_Y Agent for Joseph Moris and Joseph Bourgeois, has liled the necessary papers and made  application for a Crown Grant in favor of the  Mineral Claim "Virginia," situated in thc Trail  Creek Mining Division of West Kootenay;  Adverse Claimants must forward their objections, within CO days from tho date of this publication.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Dated Nelson, B. C��������� Gov't Agent.  3rd December, 1801. 8dcc G3  NOTICE.  OTICE is hereby given that John Elliot, as  Agent for Joseph Moris and Joseph Bourgeois, has filed the necessary papers and made  application for a Crown Grant in favor of the  Mineral Claim ''War Eagle," situated in thc  Trail Creek Mining Division of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants must forward their objections within 00 clays from the date of this publication.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Dated Nelson, B. C, Gov't Agent.  3rd December, 1891. 8dec 61  ���������sich's Corner  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Buxton & Rodney  ���������WHOLESALE AN1> RETAIL���������  ^TOBACCONISTS!*  c#  Agents for the celebrated   Li   &   COa  (Loewe & Co.) B; B. B., and other best  English Briar Hoot Pipes.  --^ NOTICE.     ~      "������������������  "VTOTICE is hereby given that John Elliot, as  _l3| Agent for E. S. Topping and J. N. Peyton,  has liled 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 CO days from thc date of this publication.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Dated Nelson, B. C. Gov't Agent.  3rd December, 188.. 8dec 61  THE MINER, can be obtained from  the following agents :     - ;  Victoria, The Province Publishing Co.  Vancouver, The News Stand, Hotel Vancouver.   '     .  Kaslo, Mr. R. B. Atkins.  New.Denver, Messrs. Arrnit & l.aslidall.  Nelson.   Turner  Bros.,   Gilbert   Stanley  and the  MINER PRINTING _. PUB. CO., Ltd.  ARMIT '&��������� RASEDALL;  Mining Brokers.  Conveyancing,  Notaries Public  Minins: Abstracts.  Complete lists of existing Mining locations  NEW DENVER, B. C.  W. A. JOWETT  MINING & REAL  ESTATE  BROKER  IXSUBAXCE and  COMMISSION AGE>T.  VICTORIA ST���������  NELSON, B. C.  A large stock of " OWN MAKE " Pipes  Tobaccos of all kinds and all smoker's  requisites kept on hand.  tOl'MBV   OJlDt'KS  III   POST  ���������-������������������.���������at-t eaTucw-To. ���������  ruo-wri/v  THE  TRADE SUPPLIED  NOTICE.  Notice oi' Application for Ccrlilicatc of Improvement   I'or llie   "Grand View,"  Mineral Claim,  situated oh  Toad Mountain.  rpAKE NOTICE that I, Aaron II. Kelly, Free  X Miner's Certilicate No. 52,095, intend sixty  days from the date hereof to .apply to the Gold  Commissioner for a Certilicate of Improvement  for thc purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  thc above claim.     -������������������  And further take notice that adverse claims  must be sent to tlie Mining Recorder and- action  commenced before tlio issuance of such Certilicate of Improvement.  Dated 8th Oct. 189:1. -  (17) .  Provincial Revenue Tax.  ISTOTIQIE]  Mr. Chas: B. Sansom is authorized to  collect the above tax in my name for the  year 1894," in the Town of Nelson:  Nelson, B.C., W; J. GOEPEL,  Nov.- 9th,, .1894        53 Collector.  All placer claims in this District legally  held may be laid over from the 15th October, 1894, to the 1st June, 1895.  N. FITZSTUBBS.  Gold Commissioner.  Dated Nelson, B. C.  4th October 1894. (35)  Sheppard R'y.  All Rito Spto Jasl  Leave 7-00 a.m. NELSON Arrive 5._0 p.ni  Trains leave Nelson  for Spokane every  Tuesdai and Friday at 7 a. m., returning leave Spokane Wednesdays aud Saturdays at 7 p. m., and making close connection by S.S. Nelson with till Kootenay Lake  points.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek, connect at Marcus -with stage  on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Fridays.   "  FIRE   INSURANCE  1893."  POLICY   ACT,  "^ OTICE is hereby given that His Honour, the  ���������i-V;  Lieutenant-Governor in Council has  ther postponed tho.commencement of  fur-  "An Act  to secure Uniform Conditions in Policies of Fire  Insurance," from the 1st day of April, 1891, until  the 1st day of April, 1895.  JAMES BAKER,  Provincial Secretary.,  Provincial Secretary's Oflice,  29th March, 1891.        , (2)  USTOTTOIEL  A Time Check dated 30th November, issued lo  the undersigned by the Hall Mines, Ltd, having  been lost, notice is hereby Riven that payment  of thc same has.been stopped.  . AV. BOGLE.  NOTICE.  "XT01'1012 IS "KKKHY GIVEN* that at the  __3I next session of the Legislature 'of-- Die Province of British- Columbia application will be  made on ..behalf of tlie Red Mountain Railway  Company for an Act authorizing Die 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 tlie transmission of messages for the public and'collect  tolls for so doing and (2) also to construct oi' acquire by purchase, lease, or otherwise maintain  and operate vessels, wharves and docks and to  carry on the business of shipping and warehousemen, &c, and (3) to amend the Act of Incorporation so as to enable the Company to construct  the raihvay as a narrow guage raihvay. -   ���������  BODWELL & IRVING,  \.  -- Solicitors for the Red' Mountain  Railway Company.  Victoria B. C, 18th October,-1891.  (16)  West Kootenay Electoral District,  A Court of Eevision and Appeal under  "The Assessment Act, 1888," and amendments will be held at the Court House,  Nelson, on Tuesday the llth day of December, 1894, at the hour of 10 in the forenoon.  .-ST. FITZSTUBBS, ,  Judge of the Court of Revision  Nelson, B. C,  November 3rd, 1894  and AppeaL  c  ANADIAN  PACIFIC  RAILWAY  The Cheapest and Most Direct Route,  From NELSON, KASLO and all Kootenay  To the PAOinO COAST and to the EAST.  TRAIXS    TO   AXD   .KUH    KELSON    DAILY.  Direct Connection at Robson every  Wednesday a mi Simony i:v������:iiin������,  With Steamer for Wig-Wain Landing where con-  11������^!*!"  'I Vi1--"1?. wiu\ , ,Ct*"*dian   Pacilic East-  bound mid M estiiouiul through trains.  I'uitoucH Tickets lssuisu.  Baggage Chucked to Destination,  No Customs Dii.'__cui/i_es.'  " Equipment Unsurpassed, combining palatial  Dining and Sleeping Curs, l.uxurious'Day Coaches, lourist Sleeping Cars and Free Colonist  bleeping Cars.  For information  to nearest agent,  ���������I. HA Ml MOV, Agent, Nlxson,  Or to GEO. MeL. IJUOUX, -  District Passenger, Agent, Vancouver.  as lo rates, time,etc, apply  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTENAY  STEAM  NAV. CO.  (limited)  TSMETABLENO.5.  lu Effect Wednesday, August 2������>tli, ISM.  50  Revelst'oke Route,  Steamer Lytton.  Connecting with Canadian Pacific Railway (Main  Line) for points l'ast and AVest.  Leaves Revelstoke on Tuesdays and Fridays at  -I a.m.  Leaves Robson.oii "Wednesdays and Saturdays at  0 p. in.  Kaslo Route, Steamer Nelson.  Loaves Nelson:   Tuesdays, at -1 p. in.; Wcdncs  .ncsda\-_s,_(ib_.rKlO_P..���������ni.;.__r.luirsdnys_at_i._p.._m.j_.  Saturday.j, at 5..0 p. m. Connecting on Saturdays  and Wednesdays with Nelson & Fort Sheppard  Ry. i'or Kaslo and Lake points.  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson, Sundays at 8 a.m.,  Tuesdays at 3 a. in.. Thursdays at S a. m., Fridays  at 3 a. m. Connecting on Tuesdays and Fridays  with Nelson &Fort Sheppard Ry. for Spokane.  Bonner's Fkrry Route, Steamer Nelson.  Connecting with Great Northern Railway for  .points J.ast and West.  Leaves Nelson Tuesdays and Fridays ab 7 a. in.  Leaves Kaslo Tuesdays and Fridays at 3 a. m.  Leaves Bonner's Ferry for Nelson nnd Kaslo at 2  ' a. m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  The Company reserves-the right to change .this  -   schedule at any time without notice.  For full   information  as to tickets, rates etc.  apply at tho Company's ollices, Nelson, B. C.  T. Allan,     - -       J". W.-Tuouj',  Secretary. ������ ������-        Manager,  THE SHORT  r FAST -  SCEM8C  ROUTE  Seattle, Victoria,  Vancouver & Puget  Sound, and all Pacific Coast Points, St.  Paul Chicago and  Points Beyond -: -  Mortem Equipment.   Kock-Ballast Koailbcd.  Attractive, tours via DulutH and the Great  Lakes in connection witl. exclusively  passenger uoats of JVortUern S.S. Co.  Direct Connection via "Nelson A- Fort Shcp*  pard Hallway, at Spokane ; and via  C. A K. S. X. C. at Bonner's  Ferry.  For maps, tickets, and complete information*  call on Agents C. A K. S, Xav. Co., N. A F. S.  Ky., or  C. G. Dixon, Gen. Agent, Spokane, "Wash.  F. I. Whitney, G. P. * T. A., St. Paul Min  F. T. Abbott, Trailing Freight A" Passenger  Agent, Spokane, Mash.  To  %/%> THE MINER, NELSON, -B.C.,' SATURDAY. DECEMBER 8  1894.    _ __ _ .  ��������� ________^������������������i_���������^_^���������_^���������_���������_���������_���������_���������__-__.   ���������  Wxt JKiter.  THE MINER is printed on Saturdays and  will be mailed to any address iu Canada or  . thc United Stales, for oue year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  CONTRACT AD VERTISEMENTS inserted  at the rate of $j per column inch, per  month.  TRANSIENT AD VERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of /j cents per nonpareil line  first insertion and jo cents per line for each  subsequent insertion. Advertisements running for shorter periods than three months  ���������s are classed transient,  ALL COMMUNICA TIONS to 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 Printing & publishing Co.  NELSON,    B.C.  WORKMEN'S  FRIENDS.  Two important divisions have taken  place in the House, on the second readings of the Workmen's Wages and  Mechanics' Lien Bills. We have previously explained the motive of these  two Bills which may be considered as  linked together, and we may recapitulate  their object in a few words. They provide that working men shall receive  their wages weekly in cash and supply  them with a simple means of enforcing  their claims if they are not so paid. Men  who have suffered from the evils of long  deferred payments and the robbery of  the time check system will appreciate  the benefits they will receive from'these  Bills. The measures were introduced by  the Attorney-General and were voted  against by the entire opposition. After  all the high talk about being working-  men's candidates, after accusing the  government of oppressing the poor man,  the entire opposition with Mb. Hume  among them, voted against the second  reading. 3Ien who have had to wait  months for their wages and then only  got half of. them will remember that  Mb. Hume voted against the Bills introduced to relieve them of all such  troubles iu the future.  A vote recorded against the second  reading of a Bill means that the voter is  opposed tp the spirit of the Bill. If he  has any objection to its methods, but  approves its objects, he has the opportunity of expressing himself in commit-^  tee. The opposition therefore, with Mr.  -Hume among���������them,- yoted-against-the  principle of  paying   weekly   wages in  cash.  Since the above was written, news  comes that by means of a bit of sharp  parliamentary practice Mb. Semlin  managed to throw out the" Workmens  ���������Wages Bill in committee.  MINING LAW.  ,It is impossible to make mining laws  in such a way that no disputes arise'out  C'i them. At first sight it would appear  that nothing could be. simpler, but as a  matter of fact the mining laws in most  countries with which we are acquainted  are extremely complicated. This maybe attributed very largely to the newness of this class of legislation ������and to  the inexperience as law makers of the  men who frame them and to the continually recurring necessities for change  which arise from the very eccentric  character of the ores themselves. There  can be no possible doubt that any amendment to the existing law should be in  the direction of simplifying it. Mb.  Hume's proposal to follow the vein  in accordance .with the law of the United  States is decidedly nob in the direction  of simplification. A telegram *from  Washington, D. C, which will be found  in another column,, points to the litigation consequent on this law.  COMING DOWN TO IT.  The slackness of times has been attributed to the lowness of the price of silver,  probably correctly. But there are signs  that tbe state of the market will be looked  upon as normal, anticipations of a rise  regarded as "castles in the air and work  prosecuted with vigor at present prices.  Our Kootenay ore is of such high grade  that it pays like a charm even -with silver  at 62. The big mines are shipping vigorously and are nearly all enlarging their  outputs. Mining properties are changing  hands at good figures and there is a feeling  of content everywhere. With increased  facilities of transport such as that afforde:.  by the Nakusp and Slocan Railway, work  will be still brisker. As instances confirming  oui remarks we may mention the recent  Idaho purchase, the contract of the Slocan  Star to ship 1,000 tons by the 1st of January,  the continued shipments from the Alpha,  the beginning of shipments from the Fisher  Maiden. The prospect of an increased  force of men at the Silver King and the  continually increasing activity at Trail  Creek, the purchase and re-opening of No.  1 by Mr. McVicor. AH capped by the  blowing in of the smelter at Pilot Bay.  THE  WAR.  Amid all the conflicting rumours that.  have been flying about there seems no  longer to be any room for doubt that  China is desirous of peace and that the  United States is prepared to act as a  mediator. According to the latest telegrams Japan Is making her peace proposals with characteristic energy._ She  demands the enormous sum of_CD,000,-  C00 yen, a yen being worth'about a dollar. Nor does she sit down arid wait  while these terms are being considered,  but continues to worry the enemy at  every point. If the roads will not suit  to march to Pekin or Moukden there are  plenty of other towns to capture. In  short, having made her demand (which  is to be increased by delay) she adopts  every means in her power to force her  antagonist to accept her terms on the  spol.  DRILLS.  AVe have more1 than once directed  attention to the enormous benefits which  would accrue to this district if the  government would supply one or two  drills for public use at a nominal charge.  We notice that the provincial government of Manitoba has provided drills for  boring for wuter, and they are a decided  success.. We do nob want them to bore  for water with, but we believe they will  be none the less useful nor will the demand for them be less because their use  will be confined to exploring the hills  for gold and silver.  NOTES ANP COMMENTS.  One hundred and eighty-six of the  Thousand Islands have been sold by  auction by the Dominion Government  to Americans. In return for depriving  Canadians of these beautiful spots, the  pride of the country, the treasury has  been enriched by the sum of $32,C.'J. At  this rate they would probably sell the  whole Dominion for a few millions���������if  there was dough in it.  :-^''All-good-Ainei'icans,-when-they-dier  go to Paris." The method of performing  the journey, however, is not stated. It  is doubtless expeditious and safe. But  whether the immaterialized Yankee will  be able to enjoy the somewhat material  pleasures of the gay capital is another  question. For instance the great dressmaker, Worth, would find it somewhat  difficult to make his creations "sit" well  on the spook of the late Mrs. Washington. Manhattan. Male persons who  know nothing of these things even say  that the female form divine is not rigid  enough properly to show off the fit of a  modern dress, but lovely woman has  firsl of all to be boxed up in a casket of  steel and then the dress is made to fit  the steel. But this has "nothing to do  with the object of this note, which is to  remark that however easily disembodied  Americans may cross the Atlantic while  they are in the flesh they find it a very  disagreeable" experience. A proposal,  however, is made to avoid the sea passage and to conduct the "luxurious  traveller to Paris by rail.  himself the preogativesof royalty or the  heads of great states. He had the cheek  to telegraph his condolences and congratulations to the Czar on his accession,  marriage and loss in the death of his  father. Probably the Czar was absolutely ignorant ol who "William Booth"  was and conjectured him to be some Hy,u  Muck-a-muck in his own country and  actually wired back his thanks. On the  death of the Pope William B. will solicit  your vote and interest to.secure his  election to the vacant papal chair, where  he trusts, by strict attention to business  and the introduction of.all the latest  novelties, to merit a continuance of the  custom so freely bestowed.on his predecessors. N.B.���������-A Great Reduction in  Crucifixes and Poke Bonnets. ���������"������������������  The proclamation of the new Czar is  good as far as it goes, but it will be useless in the direction of satisfying the  nihilists. They will be satisfied " with  nothing short of a constitution in the  fullest sense of the word. And itis not  unlikely that the chief movers among  the nihilists belong to that class of persons who, getting what they profess to  want, are only quiet until they think of  something else to ask for.  Serious outrages have,, recently been  reported from Armenia. It is the old  story. There never will be peace where  Christians are ruled by Mahometans. A  fearful massacre of Christians has taken  place and all Europe is ringing with the  news. Russia particularly is said to be  enquiring into the matter, and our  renders will remember that it. was a not  unsimilar cause which led to the last  Russo-Turkish war in 1877. The unspeakable Turk ought to know by this  time that he is only endured in Europe  as long as he behaves himself and it  would not- take much to make United  Christendom drive the Crescent across  the Dardanelles. The main thing that  has prevented this being done time and  again, is the difficulty of deciding who  is to occupy this splendid country which  the Moslem would vacate.  Already he can travel from New York  to Vancouver on wheels, and in a meas-  urable.space of time he will be able to  ride from the opposite Coast of Asia to  Paris in the same way. There only remains to connect these two loose ends,  and to do this a tunnel under the Behring  Straits is seriously considered. These  straits are only a few miles wide and the  construction of a tunnel under them is  simply a question of money. The St.  Gothard Tunnel is 9% miles long and the  Mont Cenis about 7_. These two joined  would probably reach under the straits.  The completion of the railway on the  Russian side is simply a matter of time.  It is being builb by the Russian Government for strategic purposes. A railway-  on this side to connect the existing, systems with the shores of the straits would  have to be a corhmercial undertaking  and it is at present a little difficult to  see that there would be sufficient traffic  in the freighting of millionaires to make  it a profitable speculation.  The Salvation Army is putting on  frills. "General" Booth on his forthcoming visit to B. C. will be the guest of  the Lieut.-Governor. We notice also  that this fake general is assuming to  In the southern part of Central America there is a nest of small republics. The  land they occupy is inteusely tropical  and almost uninhabitable to a white  man. As the country is extremely rich  in many of the most valuable products  of the tropics it is probably for this  reason that the ruffians who "run" these  little states have been so long left in  undisturbed possession of them. They  are a truculent lot and deal largely in  revolutions, knives and strange oaths,  half Spanish,- half Indian. The natural  destiny of these countries seems to be to  fall into the lap of Mexico, the rulers of  which are nearly all of pure Indian  blood, lineal descendants of that splendid  race of Aztecs from whom Cortes conquered the country. Under the rule of  those highly civilized barbarians the  country enjoyed a peaceful prosperity  that was then probably only equalled in  the world by Pern and probably Japan.  The Spaniards scattered it to the winds  and set up in its place the sovereignty  of fire," sword and gallows. For many  years the conquered race hid itself in  odd corners of the country, but it gradually mixed with its conquerors and  finally saw them out, and today the  Aztec again rules the land of.his ances-  Tors. To|| such people the rule of tlie  country,comes naturally. There is some  little danger of a Avar between Mexico  and Guatemala and the absorption of  the latter into. the Mexican Republic  would be greatly to its own advantage  and that of the world fit large as well.  XMAS CARDS.  ���������  Toys of all kinds, Toilet Sets, Albums, Workboxes, Sleighs, Toboggans, &c.    Everything you want  for the Holidays at-  '^^^^^^���������^^'^^^^^'^^������������������'^^A^*'^^^*'^^^^^^'^^V^^^^*'^^*^^  TURNER BROS.  THE USUAL LINE OF MUSIC, BOOKS and STATIONERY.  _61  '- . - ..    ���������  SHfP your RAW FURS,  Hides, Tallow, Pelts and Wool  Proprietor* of  Minneapolis  Sheepskin  'Tannery.  Kx porters and  lui|M������rl������:r.s ol'  Fine  Northern  Furs.  -TO���������  Jas. McMillan & Co.  Incorporated.  [MAIN HOUSE: 200 to 212 Erst Ave. N.,  MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.  I'immIs liougltt right out; no commission; fair selection; Immediate returns.   Shipping  tugs furnished upon request.   NO IH1TY on any- goods we handle.  43 Wl-ITI'   I'OR CIKCILA1.  (.IV-KC   LATEST  MAKKKT  PRICES.***^ 60  and two little torpedo boats. These,- if  they w;ere all concentrated, would  scarcely be able to create a diversion for  an enemy's fleet, and if scattered would  not furnish a battleship.or even a torpedo boat for the defence of, each coast  city. If we carried out such a programme during a war an enemy with  a fleet of battle ships couid wreck cities  while we are robbing schooners."  AVe wonder if a model of Sir A. Caron's  treatment of the post office clerks at Victoria formed a part of the display which  gained a first prize in Milan. It surely  should be rewarded as the greatest display  of injustice, spite, stupidity and tyranny.  It would, however, be an isolated exhibit  as no other British dependency is so entirely under' the thumb of monopolist  autocrats as to make such actions possible.  NOTICE.  They have worked- up quite, a little  war scare in Washington over the Blue-  fields" business, where Great Britain declines to remove her protection from  a band of Indians and hand them over  to the blood-thirsty Nicaraguans. There  may be a canal through Nicaragua some  day and the Unitcd.Stat.es may have  something to do with it, and besides is  there not the Mnnroe doctrine which  gives to the United States authority  over everything American, from the,  manufacture of ice cream in Hudson's  Bay to oyster fishing off Cape Horn.  Therefore the United States is of course'  interested in this Ni_aragua.n affair.  But���������it is sad to reflect that there is a  flaw in this beautiful, scheme���������the  United States fleet is found" oti examination to be next to useless. The eagle  is very good at screaming, but he cannot swim. ��������� This is how the U. S. Secretary of the Navy puts it������ in his annual  report:. He recommends tliat congress  be asked to, authorize the construction!  of three battleships of about 10,COO tuns  displacement, each to cost, exclusive of  armaments, not exceeding -$4,OC0,('30  each, and twelve torpedo boats of from  one hundred ro three hundred tons each,  at the discretion of the Secretary of the  JNavy to cost, not exceeding an average  of$170,C'J0, or a total expenditure for  naval increase of 813,040,000. The argument in favor of this increse is vigorous  and succint. jT1i_ United States has an  efficient fleet of cruisers and gunboats,  which, while useful, are not properly  speaking fighting vessels. "They can  destroy merchant ships'^ says Secretary  Herbert, they can fight vessels of their  own class, but caunot meet armored  vessels, with any reasonable hope of success, and in time of war, scattered  abroad on the high seas as they would  be if we sent them against an enemy's  commerce, they would leave our unfortified seacoast, with all its cities absolutely without reliance, except upon  our four first-class aqd two second-class  ' battle ships, seven coast defence vessels,  NOTICE is hereby given that the under-mentioned respective amounts will be paid as  bounty for the head of every panther, wolf or  coyote killed in "a settled district of the Province  on the certilicate of a Justice of thc 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  (������7.50). '   ',   ���������>  For each wolf, two dollars (S2.00).  For each'coyote, one dollar (.$1.00). '  By Command.  JAMES BAKER'  - Provi ncial Secretary  Provincial Secretary's O/Ik-e,  (20)   - 22nd August, 1801.  Hunting, Survey, Prospecting  PARTIES AND OTHERS  -THE  NEW,  EAST-  STEAM LAUNCH "FLIRT "  Cau be CHAIITE11ED by day or week  on.reasonable terms. Oiders sent through  the pursers of the steamboats Nelson or  Ainsworth, with whom arrangements can  be made, or by mail or telegraph to C. "W.  Busk, Balfour, will receive prompt  attention. ' (19)  -      .MEDICAL. " ���������    -  E.  C. ARTHUR, A.M., M.D.,  PHYSICIAN, * Etc.    .  Coroxeu fok West Kootenay,  Office over Nelson Drug Store,  West Baker street,  Nelson, B.C.  Calls at offiice promptly attended to day and night.  CUSTOMS  BLANKS  - FOR SALE AT THE -  MINER   OFFICE  Bank ol Montreal  CAPITA], (nil pnl������l up), $13,000,000  RUST,      .      .       .       .   C������  Sir DONALD A. SMITH, President  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND "Vico President!  E. S. CLOUSTON  .General Manager  Ifeslon Branch: M". W- Corner Baker and  Stanley Streets.  Branches in London (England), New York and  Chicago and in thc principal cities in Canada.  Buy   and  sell   Sterling  Exchange and  Cable  Transfers.  Grant comiiie.i cal and traveller's credits, av  able in any part of the world;  Drafts issued; Collections made; Etc.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH  Rate of interest at present.' per cent,?  BANK OF  (Incorporated by Roy a  Charter, 1862.)  f'AI'ITAl <_iili������l lip), ������M>0,IM)O    .      $'>,9!.0>00  - {With power to  ncrease. ,  U.'SEKVE _TM������, ������ Gtt,OIH������  i,'jtf'-,:w3  _5T*__]I_.SO__T   BEANCH.  Corner of Baker and Stanley streeta  BRANCHES _  Canada���������Victoria, Vancouver, New "W'cstmi  slur, Nanaimo and Kamloops.  Unitkd States���������San Francisco, Portland, Taco-'  ma, and Seattle.  HEAD OFFICE: 00 Lombard street, LONDON  England. '���������.  AGENTS AND CORRESPONDENTS:  CANADA���������Canadian Bank  of  Commerce and  branches; Merchants' Bank'of..Canada and  branches; Imperial Bank of Canada and bran-  ches; Molson's Bank aud branches; Bank  Nova Scotia  UNITED STATES���������Agents Canadian Bank ot  :   Commerce, New Yonc;  Bank of Nova Scotia, Chicago.  ' Traders' National Bank, Spokane, - *  o avings department-  deposits received at ������1 and upwards, and  interest allowed (present rate) at 3. per cent,  per annum. - -  GRANGE V. HOLT,  _ Nelson, July 17,1893. Agent,  mixim;.  T*>     C. CAMPBELL-JOHNSTON  (of Swansea, India, and the United States *  METALLURGIST, ASSAY'ER,  AXD MIXING EXGIXEEB  Properties reported on.   All assays undertaken.  Furnaces and concentrating plants planned  and erected. Treatment for ores given. Orea;  bought and sold.   Box K),Vancouver. B. C������ ,THE J.INER,, .NELSON,  B. ,G., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 1894.  PARLIAMENT.  Victoria, Nov:.2Gthand27lh.���������Second  readings of Work mens Wages and Mechanics Bills agreed to 'on.division by  majority of four, 10 for, 12 against.  . r. Nov. 28th.���������Preniier laid. ..on ..table  papers relating to Fiaser floods. Member for Cassiar moved that -government  do what they-can to secure trade of  Yukon. He estimated trade to amount  to $750,000 annually. .-At present trade  monopolized by American Company at  an. advance of 45% on San Francisco  prices, on all goods landed at St. Michaels  from which freight to mines is $100 per  ton. Cotton supported resolution, which  was agreed to. House then went inlo  Committee on Statutes Revision Bill.  November 29.���������Williams moved that  government legislate for residence of  Supreme Court, judge in , Vancouver..  Premier thought the resolution out of  order. Legislature had tried to do this  for last fifteen years. (Must have been  difficult job at first as Vancouver not  borrt or thought of then.) It appealed  ���������judges 'would not live in Vancouver,  .snapped.th.eir.fingers.at Acts of -Parliament and lived where they liked. Suggested . withdrawal of resolution as  government had surprise in store on this  patter. Resolution held over, tn reply  bo Sword Turner said that Province gets  difference between selling,price and.face  value of Nakusp and- Slocan Bonds'.  Statutes Revision Bill reported and  Supply granted. Small Debts Bill came  up for report and amendment.by Premier  in favor of the.."perfess" defeated by  vote, of country members, who thought  that justice could, be secured without  the aid, of lawyers. Bill reported and  third... reading-, deferred. Workmens  Wages in committee.  -,_Voy..29.���������In reply toKen.nedy "Land's  and Works" said that out of 35 would be  log scalers only six had scaled 50 per  pent, .of standard marks., (235).. at examination. They were J. .Chase, 176; C... W.  Murray, 142:.G^.W. DeBeck, 1^8; Perry  _}. Roe, 1.3; J. Wa.reii Bell, 119; and J.  'B. Tiffin' 120. Appointment how under  consideration ���������of government.,, Legal  Professions ,-BHl- read, second -..time.  WbrKhifehi.: Wages Bill-in committee,  after .ohieicUsbussion aha amendments  by opposition committee rose on Semite's motion, thus defeating bill. Mechanics Lien Bill in committee and  reported; Hume gave notice of motion  to prevent-incursions pf American Indians into Kootenay Valley..  -Nov. 30.���������Discussion on Speaker's  ruling re Williams' Petition. Speaker  ruled it out of.order.- -��������� Ruling upheld oh  division, 20 to 10; -Hume. voting with  government (fc_uite right Fred; to uphold  authority of Speaker.) Smith presented  first report of Mining Committee, recomr  mending.-establishment, pf-Bureau, and  School of Mines. : Long., discussion in  committee ori resolution to give effect to  report, motion finally reported. Hume  favored Bureau; but not School of Mines.  A NEW IDEA.  Society women of San. Francisco have  adopted a novel plan to raise money for  the, support of a ward for incurables at the  children's hospital. They are going to edit  the, Christmas edition . of. the Examiner.  W. R. Hearst, proprietor of the paper, has  .agreed to turn over the whole newspaper  plant to them and they are going to write  every line of the paper, manage the busiuess .department, edit telegraph news,  collect. local news, solicit advertisements  aud in fact do everything in preparing the  paper for., publication up to the time it  goes to the.composing rooms. The entire  proceeds of the Christmas edition of the  Examiner will be turned over to the ladies  to be "used f'or the support ot the children's  hospital. Mrs. Frank Pixley will be managing editor; Mrs. J. Downey Harvey, city  editor; Mrs. C. A. Spreckels, news editor;  Mrs. W. H. Mills, telegraph editor; Mrs.  George Lent, society editor; Mrs. Hall  McAllister, musical critic; Mrs. Reunie  ychweriu, Mrs. F. H. Noble aud Miss Laura  McKinstry, editors of the supplement.  Mrs. Louise Sloss will be the business  manager.  In addition to these there will be a large  staff of young lady reporters. The ladies  are very enthusiastic over the scheme and  promise to issue a paper that will be a  revelation to Mr. Hearst's regular corps  of men editors.  [They probably will and *ve hope we  shall see a copy.���������Ed. Mixer.]  4'iU'ii'c.v ICIock, Nelson, li. ���������.  WEEKLY PRICES, F.O.B., COLVILLE.  Saturday, December 8th, 18tM.  Hay, mixed, !?G to ������G,50 Per ton  Hay, timothy, $7 to ������7.50       "  Oats. 70 els Per cwt  Potatoes, -15 cts..'       "  Turnips, 75 cts        "  Rutabaga,66 cts..'       "  Cabbage, ������1.;   Carrots, 65 cts        '"  Beets, 75 cts ��������� -.       "  Onions. SI ."   Chickens, ������2.50 Per doz  Hens, ������1 r   Ducks. ������(>....' '":.  Turkeys, ������12  '    "  Dressed Hogs, 5J- cts Per lb  Dressed Beef 3. cts      "  (52) .HI Ml)!* Klll-I.K'I-, Manager.  JOB  PRINTING  -AT-  THE FRASER FLOODS.  The Dominion government has offered, to share with the Provincial government the cost of a commission (not to  exceed $50,(100) to enquire into the i'ol-  lowing.points.  . 1. ..Giving area.of country necessary to  be.protected, .length .of dyking to be  built,in each locality, extent of .country  wherfe irrigation would be possible, and  facilities for such protection and irrigation.-. 2. All physical data bearing on  matters connected . .with,:, dyking, and  irrigation in the, Fraser, Thompson and,  other river basins, whei.e improvements  are desirable. 3. Particulars of show  and -rainfalls, temperature and meteorological data relating .to the rising and  falling of the Fraser, especially during  the freshet of 1894. 4. Ascertaining the  highest flood level; rate of, rising of  waters, and duration of maximum flood  level; 5. -Notes, on character of lands  affected, values; etc. '6. Approximate  estimate of cost. 7. Plans and maps  showing mechanical operations involved.        ....  BOOKS.  , \Ve mentioned .in a recent .issue, that  "My Lady Rotha," by Stanley W.eymau  (Longman's Colonial, and Indian Library) had, by ,the : enterprise of our  townsman Mr. Gilbert Stanley, been put  into the hands of the people of Nelson  within a month,of.its.being published in  London. The reviews' which the book  has received in the high places of literature give it the first rank among Wey-  man's works, which. themselves are"  coupled with books like Conan Doyle's  "White Company"..'and are even compared with Scott's immortal "Quentin  ' Durward." To ,onr .mind; "My Lady  Rotha" does not equal" "A Gentleman ot  France" or "Under the Red Robe." But  it falls*short,of.theni by only one of the  most*delicate stag^by which Art may  rjetrieasuied. Of all of Stanley Wey-  man's books it may be said that they are  genre * works' They bring before the  mind an accurate picture of the times of  which they tell. The armies are not all  plumed gallants, tlie flower- of chivalry  riding richly caparisoned horses. Wey-  man describes his armies as they probably wer������\ composed of rough, unkempt,  brutal soldiery, badly armed, scarcely  uniformed and in manners little better  tlian the rough hordes of Chinese who  today   are    marching   against   Japan.  -. AVhen. reading Weyman's pages oue  seems to see and feel all. the slovenly dis-  . comfort of 250 years ago. As pictures  of the times they, are niasterpeices. As  stories thev are full of the, intensest,.interest. There is not a word tco much or  too little, and the words themselves are  short and English. In all of these respects "My Lady Rotha' campares.iavor-  ablywith its _o������:egoers,..buts:.its hero,  Mart in - Schwartz, f the steward. ot t he  Countess of Heritzburgh, the teller of  the tale, is a weak fool... He. does...not  know his own mind for two minutes together and when he does make-.ir up,  makes it up the.wrong way. He. endangers his life to accomplish purposes for  which the simplest and surest means are  at band/in short he is such a fool thai-  he., does not appear to know enough to  "get in out of the rain."  The time of the story is the date ofthe  great Thirty Years War, when Gusl-avus  Adolphus carried his  victorious armies  ���������'.   across Europe,  aud although the scene ,  of the story is. laid in. that part ot Ger-,  iiianv where most of the fighting took,.  place and the-book U full ot  "huot and .  s-iddle"   flashing   sabres   and   jingling :  bridles we are  not  bored with History.  To the reader, however, who, is acquainted with tlie story  of  that stormy  time  the book will come like a series oi phoio-  graphs of the principal events taken on  thP^bot and he who is not acquainted  iixiTl wffiread the book with none the  less .uteres*.  BIMETALLIC LEAGUE.  St Louis, Mo., Nov. 28.���������At to-day's session of the Bimetallic League the ffollowing  preamble was adopted; ,���������;..���������������������������   .   >���������  \ -  "Whereas, it is an undisputed fact that  the monetary. revolution inaugurated in  1873 by .changing the money standard from  gold and silver to gold alone has resulted,  iii twenty year's, in doubling the value of  mouey and reducing the general level of  "process 5 per cent, therefore this conference  calls upon the advocates of monetary reform everywhere to make monetary reform  the paramount issue, aud to vote for no.  candidate who is not in favor of the free  coinage of both gold and silver at the ratio  of 16 to 1, as it,existed,in this country  from the foundation of- the government,  and for indefinite ages throughout the  civilized-worldT-until-1873-.-Americans must  act. for Ameiica, independently, of what  other nations may do, or may not do; and  to this, end we urge the organization of silver leagues .throughout the entire country,  the members.of which shall pledge-themselves to do all in their power to carry out  these principles, and that the mining and  agricultural states unite in close compact,  and subordinating all other issn and all  party considerations to this on purpose,  work together io secure this all important  reform.  THE   MINER  NOTICE.  VrOTIC]. IS HEREBY GIVEN that Aahon  .j_\ H. Ki-I/LY tor himself and Aktiiuk H.  Buchanan, has' filed the necessary papers and  made application for a Crown Grant in favourof  the Mineral Claim "Starlight,"-situate in the  Nelson Mining Division of, West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants, if any, must forward their  objections to me within slxtv days from thc date  of this publication. , .  Nelson, B. C��������� N. FITZSTUBBS,  October 24th, 1894,   . Government Agent.  (44)27 oct.  FOR A FiR������f-SL.>*!5J_J    ..,  SHAVES HAIR-CUT  Go to A, McK. LEITCH,  NEELAND BLOCK, - NELSbM, B. C.  49  AS we have our own capital invested we.cannot afford to cut  prices or sell goods at cost,  but as   heretofore we shall  remairi satisfied with a fair profit and continue to sell ������ ������ ������ ������ ������  Patent and Proprietory Medicines, Tooth,  Nail, Flesh and Hair Brushes; English,  French, Canadian and American Toilet  Soaps; Face Preparations; Grosnell's,  Atkinson's, RinlmeH's, Royal Crown,  LiiT-in's, Roger & Gallet's, Seeley's, Rick-  secker's and Colgate's Perfumes; Pure  Drugs arid Chemicals at our former  Cash Prices.  PRESCRIPTIONS FILLED VVITHOUT SUBSTITUTION AT THE  on Drug Store  COR. WARD AND  BAKER STREETS.  58  BRITISH COLUMBIA  IRON WORKS  General Founders, Engineers, Boiler Makers, and Manufacturers  of All Classes of Machinery. Sawmill and Marine  Work a   Specialty.  HEAD OFFICE AND WHARF:  ���������V-_^3SrCOXJ*V-____=--    33-    c.  . VAN.COUVl.lt TO NANA1MO.-S.S.' "Cutch"  leaves C. P. R.,oV*rhai'f .daily (Sundays excepted)  at 1:15 p.m. Cargo at Union S.S. Co.'s wharf  until 11 a. ni:  NANAIMO. TO VANCOUVER.���������S.S. "Cutch"  leaves daily (Monday excepted} at 8 a.m;  Vancouver and .Northern SistfleiiienlH.  S.S. Comox leaves U. S.S. Wharf every Monday  at 11 a.m., for Port "Neville, calling at ah way  ports, returning Wednesday,'and oh Thursday at  11 a.m. for all points'as far as Shoal Bay, returning Saturday. Cargo at" Company's Wharf until  9 a.m.  _|������M������I>1'YILT<������: FERRY.  ..  la  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT.  NOTICE TO DEPOSITORS-  From 1st January and till further  notice the rate of interest allowed on  Savings Bank deposits.by this Bank will  be three per cent. (3%) per- annum.  Bank of British Columbia, " ;  Nelson, 28th November, 1894.        57  BANK of MONTREAL  Leave Moodyvillc���������7, 9,  11:45 a. in., 2:30, 4:30  P-m- . -o.*' ' ..   , ���������  :.  Leave Vancouver���������8, 10:15 a.ni., 1:15, 3:30, 5:30  P-,n" ...  . 83J' Steamers and Scows always . availablo for  Excursion, Towing and Freighting Business.  Storage Accommodation on Co.'s Wharf.  i\. i\ JiiVViMi, Mniiaecr.  Telephone 94. P. O. Box 771  "TOWN OF WATSON."  rpiIE Crown Grant for this property having  _|_ issued, theundersigiicd, on behalt of owners,  is now prepared to issue registerable conveyances  to parties holding agreements for purchase of  lots, provided that ali payments due on account  of purchase price arc made.. ������  All agreements on which payments arc still  due after sixtv clays from the date of this notice  will be declared null and. void and will not' entitle the holder to any consideration..  Kaslo, li C, JOHN* L. RETALLACK,  Oct. 22nd, 1S01.       (45) 27 oct.      For owners.  SOU'   MAM I ACTIiUKKS   OF   TIIK  E-Mail Band Mill, B. G. Shingle Machines,  Steam Log Hauling Machines.  We 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., VANCOuTEK, B. G.  D.  CART MEL, J. W. CAMPION,        J. JE. W. MACFARLANE  Agent West .Kootenay.  Secretary-Treasurer.  Manager  new Suitings.  NEW TROUSERINGS.  Fred. J; Squire,  tlie Nelson Tailor, has just  received. a large consignment of  Call and inspect - the-new  Patterns  oand Styles.   .  Fred. J. Squire,       Baker Street, Nelson.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT.  NOTICE TO  DEPOSITORS.  From 1st January, 1S95, until further  (notice the rate of Interest allowed on  i Savings Bank; Deposits by this Bank  ; will be three per cent. (3%) per annuni.  A. H. BUCHANAN,  1     59      . Manager1.  Mot. CUUJS&-  have been ef-  -ecsed-by-my  Trusses, with  UPTURE  ���������ner-rect ease to wearer-than- by all other  ������le * .res eoni*ln������<t. They letam largest  Bupture under severest strain- A system of fitting-has been perfected the  last 88 years, fully equal to personal  ��������� exa_ainatio_t-bir-._Balfc.-a? patents  DEFORMITY  to overcome  HLbookfree  CHARLES CirTHB.  ISiKiag 8tV���������Tor������U(li  ,; Number of Plaint 233, 1891.  in'the county court of kootenay  holden at nelson. ._  Between  John L.: Retallack "of Kaslo City, B. C, Financial Agent, Plaintiif,  And-.  -      * .   ��������� ���������  - - ���������--  E.C.,Kilhourne of.Seattle,.State of Washington, Gentleman, Defendant.  TAKE NOTICE that a plaint has been entered  and a Summons issued against you in. the- above  County Court on the. ninth day of October, 1891,  by. John L. Retallack of .Kaslo City, B. o... I'lr  nancial Agent, for the sum of 883.65 as acceptor  of a Bill of Exchange, bearing date the oth clay ot  Oetober, A. 1)., 1S-13. drawn by A. G.Bemispn you  to the order of Thomas.Pascoe and accepted by  vou and endorsed to said plaintiff. And an oruer  herein bearing date the 27th day of October, A.  D. 189.. has been made by the Hon. Win. Wards  Spinks, Judg6of the said Coiirfc, that the publication of a notice of the entry of such plaint in  the Nelson Miner for four consecutive weeks snsill  be deemed to be good and sufficient service ot the  summons herein upon you., ���������_  . ���������  AND FURTHER* TAKE "NOTICE.that unless  you.appear thereto, either personally or by .your  i solicitor., before the expiraatiori. of said puoli-  ! cation, the said plaintiff may then proceed-the.e-  ! in and Judgment may be given in your absence.  i - Dated this 15th day of November, A. D. 1S94.  \ To the above named Defendant. j;,  j (.Signed) T. H, GIFFIN,,   ,  ! Reiristrar of the Count Court of Kootenay  j " holden at Nelson;.  CHARLES W-. Mc-ANNi !    ." "  PlaintHTsSoliiEitor.  ��������� ��������� * ���������       is������-STiLL TO tHE FftdNTi  BAKER STREET,        ��������� : .   .   .  . ..   -==-  nelson, b.c.     l^NO   FEAR   OF-FAMINE I  ������  . 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  inentof the inner man we: have Bass and Allsppp'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. *  'S  AGENTS KOR  Hiram Walker & Son's       Jos. Schli tz Brewing Co.      Fort Garry Flour Mills  Distillers Milwaukee. U. S. Manitoba  P. O. box C9.  Telepho ne  * CO.  S, E. corner Baker and Josephine streets,  ��������� NELSON, B. C.  FINANCIAL AND  INSURANCE AGENT'S,  Loans negotiated' on- Nelson property.     Collections made:     Conveyancing documents drawn up  Town Lots Laiid_ and _J.iu_ig- Claims Haadlecton Gor___fl_siDn.'.

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