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Array The Mines in  Kootenay arc Anions  the l-ichest in  America.  THE  _.   ..__.-          ....^ fflgh  . Till! Ores  are .  --isli-*'r;n  le  in s;ol������l,  Silver,  ���������  J������l>er,  mil  Le  :ijl.     .,,  .  Whole Number 222.  Nelson,  British Columbia,  Saturday.,  November  17   1894.  Price Five Cents  THE WEEK'S MINING NEWS  PRICES OF  METALS.  Silvkk.  Closing price last week <$?>%  Yesterday's quotation       (>3  Lead.  3.12J������  3.*12><  ORE SHIPMENTS.  TONS.  Nov. 1, Slocan Star to Omaha    ������0  Nov. 4, Slocan Star to Omaha  100  .    "    o, " "  20  "7, " "     33  "    8, " "   150  "   10, Lo I .oi to Prickly Pcnv Juncl.ion. -....   33  "   J2, Slocan Star to Omaha    0-">  "  13, Kaslo to Smelter, Montana    2,*'-  -7<i_  IV.ital shipments t.o da to'from June, 1801:  '>** TONS.  Nelson ...,.:  482  Trail Creek (gold ore) .J 848  Ainsworth :    76  Slocan via Kiislo I  lol  Slocan via Nakusp '. 1319  Total, 2,906  MINING  new-  TRANSFERS.  DENVER.  J.  Nov. 3.��������� You Like,���������W. IT. Lancaster to l"*  Squire nnd W. B. Pollard, ' interest, ������2.  Nov. 3.���������"Mollie O���������S. 13. Shaw to F. B. Mcintosh, ' interest, ?1.  Nov. 3.���������Ivanhoe & Elgin,���������W. Marshall to F.  Cox, including all his interest in the stock c������ thc  ���������Minnesota Silver Co.  Nov. ".���������Antoine,���������A. F. Smith to "W. .T. Trethe-  wy, i interest, ������1.  Oct. 7.���������Mikado and Silver Leaf,��������� T. J. Lonu-  gan to \V. B. Young. I interest, ������1.  Nov. 1,���������Morning No. 3,���������E. J. Matthews to D.  C. McMorris, 9-20 interest, mortgage for $500.  Oct. 2!).���������Silver Leaf.���������W. Clough to A. Erskinc,  :V interest, 875.  ^Oct. 31.���������Discharge of mortgage by F. J. Finu-  ca'ne against E. H.llughes.  Oct. 31.���������High Ore,���������C. Faas to F. F. McNagh-  tcn, . interest, ������200.  KASLO.  ' Nov. 10.���������Boston,���������John S. Parker to Jos.  Fletcher, i interest, ������1.  Nov. 10.���������Boston and Climax,���������Josiah Fletcher  to J. L. Retallack, .' interest, $1.  NEW LOCATIONS.  LOCATIONS.  Alta, ���������Alex. Harrison. Marguerite,���������John  Lane. Essex,���������II. R. Briggs. Champion,���������placer,  P. A. McPheo. Charleston,���������placer, R. Strathern.  NEW DENVER.  (From our own correspondent.)  Two forces of men have been at work  constructing a winter road from here to  the concentrator. A good grade has  been secured all the way and tbe matter  is being energetically pusbed by the  committee. Government aid to be  extended towards tbe completion of the  road is asked for, as despite the railroad  between here and Three Forks the road  is a necessity.  Jef. Lewis, an old timer of these parts,  returned from Trail Creek this week and  reports that camp as being in a flourishing condition. Although supplies are  just as expensive there as here the wages  paid on roads, etc., are not so high. The  Slocan. is the better' camp for laborers.  ���������Charcoal���������Browir- has ���������just- returned  from a long prospecting trip. He discovered and traced float for a long distance beyond Lemon Creek going southward, but has made no locations. The  ore contains very little-galena nnd Char-  foal says it is high grade enough for  him to. make another trip into that  section of country next spring.  There are several trappers up the Little  Slocan and along the Slocan River.  Martin "are^ reported as very plentiful  this season.  "������������������    Mr. Easton  has received  instructions  : to prepare plans and call for tenders for  the   construction   of  a  gaol  at Three  Forks.  r- -���������'- -   .  The road from* here to the concentrator is being pushed abend with all  the speed possible and wheu completed  will be found to be on a" good grade all  the way.  Hunter & McKinnoii, having sold their  store building and lot, are1 closing the  store here and in future; will confine  their business to Silverton.  Freeze & Ryan will move into Hunter  & McKinnon's old store.  The ..craze for Living Pictures in  eastern cities has now spread west anii  New Denver is to have its "Grecian Art  Tableaux" next week. It is to be hoped  that the Living Pictures here will not  .be reproduced so realistically in the  matter of clothing as has been the case  in some of the eastern cities.  The. theatre project has, we understand,  fallen   through   and deposits have   beeu  .   returned to  subscribers less a small reduction for expenses incurred.  elude a considerable number of claims  located with surface rights and also the  town of Rossland, and lieu lands will be  selected to cover" an equal area. Several  parties who had purposed pre-empting  adjoining lands as soon as the reserve is  lifted find, that they are within the  railroad grant and will have to make  terms with the N. & F. S. Railroad  Company.  Mr. Gore reports the country traversed  as very rough and unsuited for settlement," No merchantable timber was  seen, but a few small hay meadows near  Sheep Creek afford a little pasture and  these have been located by parties on  the spot.  The Commissioners of Stevens County,  Wash., came in with E. J. Roberts, the  engineer', after'traversing the new.road  to this point from Northport, across the  Colville Indian reservation. It is understood they were satisfied as to its condition and will vote an allotment of  funds in aid of the cost of construction.  The question as to the use of this road  is still under discussion. Captain Troup  meets Mr. Corbin in Spokane as to the  conveyance of mails, and it is hoped that  facilities may be afforded for the delivery  of U. S. mails over that road. The more  important question as to whether the  ore from these mines will go out over  that road or, as now, through Trail  Landing, is eagerly discussed. The  Northport people are indignant at the  idea of the traffic going anywhere else  than to them, but it is one of those subjects which will settle itself by the cost  of freighting and the regular continuity  of transport along these competing  routes.  We are still without any mail service  between here and Trail Landing, and  depend on the good nature of anybody  who happens to volunteer to bring it up,  a thankless office, and one which should  have been undertaken by the post office  authorities long since. -  The Le Roi Mining Co. are seeking to  obtain eight more miners to work in  their shaft, but it is considered so dangerous to life that few are willing to run  the risk. The men are woiking at the  shaft bottom some 300 feet down, the  shaft follows the wavy lines of the lead  and any accident overturning the bucket  of ore as it comes up on the skids would  result fatally for the men in the shaft.  Such a shaft for prospecting purposes only is excusable to a depth of,  say, 250 feet, but when good ore in large  bodies is struck it is time to sink a vertical shaft and run levels on to the vein.  This is a matter- of serious comment in  camp.  The War Eagle shaft is now within  a few feet of the tunnel, which may be  expected to be reached within a day or  two.  still further distresses those who would  pay but cannot. Also in other actions tlie  expense of litigants aiid witnesses would  be greatly decreased by your granting this  petition. The citizens will provide comfortable quarters for holding court aud do  all in their power to facilitate the business  thereof while sitting. "  Some fifty cases are docketted from this  district, which means approximately 200  persons going to Nelson, which- they can  ill afford at the present time.  Trusting that your Honor will grant this  petition,  We have the honor to be sir,  Your petitioners.  A.W. Wright, W. Lynch, J. B. Wilson,  Charles L. Arnold, J. B. McArthur, Mike  Mack, 11. Jennings, George Miruilly, O.  T. Stone, Green-Bn-s. and fifty others.  The grading of the line from Five  Mile to Nelson is nearly completed between Daly's Point and the terminus,  and judging by the almost continuous  shots that come echoing down from the  'other part work must be proceeding  there rather briskly too.  There does not seem to be much en-  thusiaism over tbe formation of a curling  club in Nelson and in this respect Nelson is somewhat behind its neighbors.  At Golden there is a club and the inhabitants have been recently employing  themselves gettingjthe rink in order. At  Donald they are iixing up a  slide.  toboggan  A car load of ore from the Dardanells  mine averaged 375 ounces of silver to  the tori",  Twenty-two carloads' of machinery,  have been received at Lytton for the  new gold Dredging Company.  A thousand pounds of ore from Cariboo Creek near Nakusp assayed from  $86 to $210 in gold to the ton with some  silver and copper.  From Alberni comes the news that  $1000 was taken from a pothole in the  Vandal mine on Rock Creek in one day  by F. Vandal and A. T. Beaton.  It is said that 40 men are averaging  $6 per day on Rock1 Creek in the South  Okanagan.  A valuable find of mica has been made  near Naknsp.  One of the largest diamond*drills on  the Pacific Coast, .capable of boring  4,000 feet has been taken to Port Angeles  on the Straits of Fuca, just opposite  Victoria, by an Ohio syndicate to be  used in boring for coal;  A telegram from London says that in  the Chancery Division of the High Court  of Justice, on Nov. 8th, Mr. Justice  Romer handed down his decision in the  McArthur-Forrest cyanide gold extraction process patent litigation. The  action was brought by the owners of  patent against alleged infringers and the  patent is declared invalid. The decision  is against the owners of the patent and  may have considerable, effect in America,  where the process, is also patented and  in use.  .  KASLO.  (From our own correspondent.)  Archie Fletcher has   moved into  new premises  and 4th.  on the corner of  his  Front  J. L. Retallack'sjWarehouse is steadily  progressing. It is built so that it will  not float away.  Great interest was expressed in the  State elections. The Slocan Hotel received telegrams of the returns of all  States.  The Henry House, opposite post office,  is in a most dangerous condition. It is  leaning over; to one side and a heavy  wind would blow it. oyer unless buttressed.  Doctor Bruner has gone to Spokane. ,  lumber' for  Rossland, trail creek.  (From our own ' correspondent.)  Mr. Gore, P. L. S., and surveying  party have determined the position of  the north line of the railroad block of  0 miles by 16 miles and have proceeded  eastward to the Columbia. The railroad  boundary line will run to the north of  the Le Roi and War Eagle, crossing near  ���������the summit'of-Spokane Mountain and  high up on Red Mountain.    It will in-  G. O. Buchanan is loading  Bonner's Ferry.  Rumor of a strike in the Little Donald  and Black Diamond claims of Ainsworth  reached town this week.  A case of robbery, well it isn't safe to  say what it is as the case was tried with  closed doors, was tried here Tuesday.  It seems a,young man, Burt King, was  relieved of some $700 ($200 in cash, rest  in check, which was stopped) by a friend  whom, he knew--well. The money was  returned, however, on condition of his  not splitting. The authorities got wind  of the affair and acting with commendable zeal put the "friend" on trial, with  what result is not yet known.      ,,  .  The following petition has been ; got  up  in Kaslo.  To VV. W. Spinks, Esq.,.'  Judge of the County Court,  West Kootenay, B. C.  Sir,���������We your petitioners being residents, free1"'miners, plaintiffs, defendants,  witnesses and solicitors of Kaslo City, B.  C.', hereby request your Honor to hold the  next County Court, in this city: for the  purpose pf trying all cases, in which we,  your petitioners, are interested, or which  arise in this city or adjacent western towns,  viz.: Bear Lake, Three Forks, Watson, &o.  But for the hardness of the times, plaintiffs would not be presenting and defendants would not be defending actions to the  The negotiations which have been under way for some time past for the purchase, of the Victoria Hydraulic company's claims on the North and South  Forks of Quesnelle river, were closed  last; Friday, and the property, transferred tothe.new syndicate. This is composed of Messrs. Geo. A. Cox, president  of the Canadian Bank of Commerce,  and Win. McKenzie, president of the  street railway, Toronto, D. D. Mann and  T. G. Holt," contractors of Montreal,  also representing other eastern capitalists, and F. S. Barnard, M. P., of  Victoria,  the original owners also   re-  _taining_-_a_c_o_nsUlerable interest.. The  amount paid to the latter in cash and  paid up stock is understood to be in the  neighborhood of $70,000. The purchasers, to whom the proposition was  introduced by Mr. Barnard, secured the  services of Mr. Boss Brown, a well  known mining engineer of California,'  on the properties. Air-. Ross Brown was  not only "well satisfied with the prospects for developing a profitable mine,  but also expressed himself very favorably of the whole of that section of the  province, believing thai-there are numerous auriferous channels of ancient  rivers, which-'will pay largely by hy-  draulicrng.  Winter made a fair beginning yesterday.  On Wednesday and Thursday nights there  were good hard frosts and yesterday morning it began to snow. By the evening  there were a couple of inches with prospect of more. The boys took advautage  of the snow to commence slidiug and slipping down the sloping side walks and we  saw more than one adult involuntarily do  the same thing.  There was a good attendance of ladies  on Thursday afternoon in the English  Church to consider the hospital question.  A general committee for the purposes oE  visiting etc, was appointed, and consists of  the following ladies ; Mesdames Akehurst,  Muir, Oaks, McMorris, Morden, Turner,  and Dow and Miss Scanlan. It was also  decided to have a ball early iu December  in aid of the Hospital Fund, to arrange  for which a special committee was appu n-  ed as follows: Mesdames Fletcher, Goepel,  Wilson, Hodson, Croasdaile, McFarlaue,  and Misses Irvine and Scott. Both committees will meet ou Tuesday afternoon at  3 o'clock in the English Church Mission  Room.  R. G. McConnell and H. Y. Russell, of  the Geological Survey, have returned to  Ottawa from the scene of their summer's  field work in West Kootenay. Four or  five years ago, said Mr. McConnell to a  reporter, prospectors began to go iuto  Western Kootenay, and today there are  eight or nine thousand people, of whom four  or five are engaged in mining. Mines have  been started everywhere. The Kootenay  is bound to be a good mining country.  Silver and gold are to be found in abundance! The Slocan camp, which is among  the largest in the couutry,' although, said  Mr. McConnell, every camp claims to be  the largest, will this year ship a million  dollars worth of silver ore. Other camps  expect to ship other large quantities of ore.  Some of tho mines have bee_ well fitted up  with machinery. There is alsi> considerable  gold mining, said Mr.. McConnell, and the  returns for the labor spent are very satisfactory. The magnificent forests of the  district have beeu badly destroyed by fire  this year and the loss is inestimable. The  river valleys are covered with heavy virgin  forest, but the timber on the sides of the  mountains has been much burnt. The  principal timber trees are the Douglas fir,  the cedar aud spruce. The miners are  accountable for the burning of the forests,  for they are careless in putting out fires.  his trapping, reports having on his way  down come upon the remains of a man,  some 161 miles up. He could not distinguish the face, in fact he could not tell  whether there was any head on the frame  or not.'" The bears, he said, had eaten all  the flesh off the bones All he could see  was the feet with shoes and stockings on.  The body was found at the. mouth of Salmon river. Presumably this is one of the  three who went up the North Thompson  on a prospecting tour last spring, they  having left Kamloops in the latter part of.  April last. There never was any doubt in  our mind as to the sad fate of these men,  from the reports drought down by J. F.  Smith and party. The circumstances of  the dugout and ropes being found some 60  miles below where they had made their  cache and the amount of provision in the  cache for the time.out, were to our mind  conclusive evidence that an accident had  befallen the party in an attempt to cross  to the opposite shore of the Thompson  with ill-constructed boats at a very, high  stage of water. There can no longer be any  doubt as to the sad fate of these poor fellows, whose names are George McCabe,  Nelson Dupee and A. Sturtevant. They  han eight horses, which will no doubt-  perish like their masters during the approaching winter.  CANADIAN   NEWS.  A Ladies Golf Club has beeu established  at London, Ontario.  The output of Ontario farms last year  was ������183,000,000.  , Joly will  not accept the leadership of  the Quebec opposition.  The schooner Annie M. Pride, from.  Mabon to Halifax with lime, is a- total  wreck at Bear Cove, 10 miles from Halifax,  and all her crew, numbering 10 men, were  drowned.  Mrs. Orr, an inmate of the House of  Industry at Kingston, Ont., is 110 years,  of age and in   the enjoyment of all her  faculties.  PROVINCIAL NEWS.  LOCAL   NEWS.  By the'train last night Judge Spinks  arrived and also Mr. Sanson, of the Inland Construction Co., and Mr. R. B. Kerr  of New Denver.  Byron J. White was in town on Thursday. - He reports that .the Saudon Creek  road was finished oh Tuesday last. It is  a good winter road and will prove of im-,  mense benefit to all mine owners in that  direction.    ���������,       -  During the week lights have been hung  at various points at Pilot Bay and by this  evening it is expected. that everything will  be ready for.turning on the current. The  new smelter,.ahd all its belongings will be  lighted throughout with electricity.  Presbyterian Church. Services, Sunday  11 a. m" aud 7.30 p. m. Sermon in the  evening to young people. Sunday school  (Union) 2.30 p. m. Prayer meeting, Wednesday. 7.30 p. m. Thanksgiving service,  Thursday 11 a. m.  Charles E. Plunkett was brought down  from Kaslo bv Skeriff Robinson on Turns  Parliament met at Victoria last Monday.  In the speech from the throne there. was  no allusions whatever to either the British  Pacific or the Cariboo Railway, the house  was apparently summoned to meet in order  to arrange financial.questions only.  The case>of Gordon v. Cotton at Vancouver has been settled out. of court. It  will be remembered that Mr. Cotton was  sent to prison for three months for contempt of court Tor refusing to answer  certain questions in this case, and it was  possible that his enforced retirement  might be repeated if the case had come  on again. "c.  The suspended post office employes  at Victoria have been reinstated in their  situations, the question of salary to be  afterwards decided. Mis Excellency the  Governor-General enquired personally j  into the case and will doubtless give (he |  authorities at Ottawa the benefit of his  observations on his return.  NEWS OF THE WORLD.  Eight thousand diamond workers in  Amsterdam are on strike for higher  wages.  o  There is likely to be trouble iri Madagascar. The inhabitants is stoutly  resisting the demands of France.  Very bad weather1, with violent storms  of .wind, snow and rain, are reported  from the Atlantic coast.  The Queen in her' fifty-seven years of  power has seen every throne in the  world vacated, some of them more than  once.  There are   reports   on  the American  metal market of a copper combine,   but  I quotations show  no signs of it.   Prices  j are steady.  A telegram printed in many Canadian  j papers and purporting to come from Buda  . Pesth (in  Hungary) says   that Francis  | .Kossuth is about to make a tour of that  country.    Who Francis Kossuth  is we  do not know,  but the great  Hungarian  patiiotT^LoTiis-ICosiruth"dre"d���������soriitTlsix-"  months ago. -  A new liner, the St. Louis, has been  turned out by the .-'Messrs.''Cramp of  Philadelphia for the owners of the  American line to which the Paris and  New York belong. The new ship is  intended to compete with the great  Cuuarders, Leucania and Campania.  Two designs have been considered for  the constuction of a bridge across the  Hudson at New York. One is for a  cantilever bridge having a span of 2,000  feet and the other for a stiffened suspension with a span of 3,100 feet. The  cost of the former would be over fifty  one million dollars, while the latter  would only cost about thirty-four mil-,,  lions.  AMERICAN  SILENCE.  Speaking of Alaska before the blatant  politician came there to worry, the New  A dead bodv has been found washed Yoik Sun Silys: Alaska lay in solemn  ashore at Beacon Hill, Victoria. When silence for over a hundred years, under the  found the head and������both arms were mis- rule of the Czar of Russia., -Sever was a  sing, but from other indications it is sup- j public remonstrance raised there by the  posed to be the remains of Mr. J. B. Car- I hardy Aluets, or the tolerant Inuuits, or  michael, who was-drowned' about a month ! the fierce Co-Y.ukons. Never any Eskimo  ago while trolling for salmon off the mouth I orator up there shakes the glaciers with  of the harbor. his eloquence,.while demanding his rights  It will be remembered that the final  lacrosse champion match, played between teams representing New Westminster arid Victoria at Brockton Point,  Vancouver, was declared a draw and the  umpire decided that un some other day  the .match must be decided! by nine  minutes play. We have already made  some remarks on this decision. The  New Westminster team -visited Vancouver   on   Saturday, last  and  paid   a  Point  whi  formal visit to Brockton Point where  dav. He has beeu committed for trial on ! however,, their late opponents were not  a charge of stealing money aud cheques to ; found. The game accordingly went, to  the value of over ������700. '- . them by default and with it the custody  oi   the   association   pennant    and   the  The   parlor social held by the Ladies  Aid of the Methodist Church in  Mrs.  Col-.  extent they now are, and this your Honor's  well's residence on Thursday nighk was  experience will prove. largely attended.      There   were   various  This being so, the expense of a trip to games refreshments and music and the  Nelson and the expense of hotel accomo- party broke up at ] 1 p. m., all-the guests  dation, etc.,  while away from our homes1 having spent a pleasant evening.  championship of ISiJ-L Since then New  "Westminster has issued a challenge lo  Victoria to play a deciding match.  Word has just reached us (Vancouver  World) from the North Thompson 'river  that an Indian who has just returned from . a poor show.  or protesting agaiust his  wrongs.   All was  still   in   Alaska  from  the   time of Vitus.  | Bering   to   that   of   Gen.    Loveli - Rous-  [ seau���������excepting when some volcano broke  ��������� the silence with its mighty   voice, or when  ��������� some thick-ribbed mass of-ice rattled down  ! the mountain, or when the rolling Kusko-  : qui ni rose and roared, or when some polar  :; bear growled in his hunger, or when some  ; belligerent seal barked iu its rage, or when  . some warlike native met his foe in battle,  or when some hurricane swept through  a  ; gorge, or when the wolfs long howl was  heard, or when the crack of a wily Russian  ���������. hunter's gnu woke the echoes. All, all had.  been sileuce iu Alaska, with but occasional  : interruptions, ever since, the first dawn, in  : so far as we know.  Kindly note the "exceptions."'   It seems  , to us that if all those noises go on iu Alaska it niust be the noisiest place in the  world and the stump orator will  have but xaMJi'jjmvBflVTx;:  ir.TET___7Brt__-e_eas3Tfj;  AS  OTHERS  SEE  US.  Iu his new bock on Great Britain aud  berGolonies*'-'entitled John-Bull and his  Partners, Max ; O'Rell ' Kays: "I have  travelled over a great part of the earth's  surface, have lived in the two great Republics ofcthe world, France and Acueaca, aud  it is my iirin conviction that there exists on'  this planet but oue people perfectly" free^'  from a political and social point, of view,  aud'that is the Euglish." This is saying  a good deal, and it is by no means the  only thing that Max O'Rell has' to say in  our' favor: Ilia volume contains many  good-stories brightly toid, aud much sound  refleeiio!) pleasantly conveyed. The following passage from his concluding chapter-as specially worthy-of attention: ���������  Thereare many people in England who  believe1 that the future fate of the British  Empire is to be a confederation, having1  Loudon for its centre, and 'that the colonie's  will favor the scheme. If there is one  profound conviction that I have acquired  in slimy travels among the Anglo-Saxons  in the aifl'ereut parts ot the world, itis that  the colonies do not want confederation, and  will never move towards the realization of  thatrdream in which so many patriotic  Britons indulge. To begin with,, the  colonies are much too jealous of oue another to care for amalgamation. Each  one will insist on keeping its indiv.duality,  nay; its1 nationality. Moreover, hot one of  them lias the least desire to be mixed up in  any'quarrels that England may one day  have'Avith any European power. John Bail  would do WfjJ to get the confederation idea  out of his head. With the exception of  Canada, which may possibly one day become part of the United States, the colonies  will remain bniuclies of the firm John Bull  and Company, or'they will become independent.' lor anyone who has felt the  pulse of those countries, it is impossible to  think otherwise.  We do no'J necessarily agree with the  witty Freuc .man i.bout the future of  Canada, bu: it the D_raLioa is to pass  under the rule ofthe Stars and Stiipes it is  a comfort-to think that the British Empire  is wide aud those of us who may prefer the  Union Jack will no doubt find -a welcome  in some other part of it. .  THE-'-M.lNEgr.,jSELS0N> t C.;;SATURDAY,  NOVEMBER  ty [894. .:.   r  ������g������MBnftm***a_K*^^  MiiuxmiaaMmmaMamBLXiiuEinmnwvfxtpi  BfSBMIttJJXWtir^ KP.fi BR'CT'-aWTO'JiT^J.WgairJI  IW  LOTS  M  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 DAWSON and ROBSON.  Apply for "Prices Maps, etc., to  FRANK FLETCHER, Land CommissioncrC. & K  Lxy. Co., Nelson, B.C.  'I  Steam Stamp Hill.  THE LATEST   PKACTICAL   MINING  MACHINE  NOW PERFECTED   (Highest Award ill. World's Fair Chicago.)  The machine consists of a Two Stamp Prospecting Mill,, and is capable of nutting  through Six Tons per diem. Tlie 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 can be erected and placed  in running order at from #2,000.to 82,500, according to locality.   Full particulars from  . S. DAVYS, Sole Agent,  kane  alls &  THE FUNERAL OF THE CZAR.  St. Petersburg. Nov. 8.���������A despatch dated Livadia last evening said : Tlie body of  the Czar has been taken into . the chapel  and lies on a gilded catafalque shaded with  palms directly under the dome. It is clad  in the:green aud gold uniform of the First  Regiment. The hands are folded on the  breast which is strewn thickly with orders.  The face, and scalp have been enamelled  white. The figure has shrunk noticeably  but there is no change in the face excepting the pallor of death. The feet are turned toward the alter.  Sebastopol, Nov. 8.��������� The cruiser Pamiat  Merkooria with the body of Alexander  III. arrived h������re this afternoon amid the  firing "of salutes and tolling of bells. The  Czar and the Grand Dukes carried the  coffin ashore and placed it in a railway  carriage fitted as a funeral chapel. The  train* started northward at once. High  military officers will guard the body  throughout the journey to Sc. Petersburg.  . Iu the Kremiiu scores of workingmen  are.kept busy night and day. They have  laid a wide board walk from the Cathedral of Assumption past the palace to the  jCathedrai- of the Arch-An gel Michael,  where the body will lie in. state. "The" immense catafalque is almost done. It occupies nearly half of the small floor. The  Cathedra! of Assumption, which is used  for coronation ceremonies, is much larger  than' the Cathedral of the Arch-Angel  Michael,' but is not so beautiful as the latter building, it has'been filled with precious  pictures and gems of gold, brass and wood  carving. The city is. sparing nothing in  its effort to show its loyalty aud sorrow.  Subscriptions for a monument to Alexander III, in Moscow.have beeu opened.  St. Petersburg, Nov. 13.���������The funeral  train with the body of the late Czar on  board, arrived at the Nicholas station last  night aud'was shunted upon a sidetrack  until this morning, iu order to enable the  members'of the imperial family to finish  their night's rest. As soon as all the -preparations of ;,the. funeral were completed,  shortly after 10' a/'ni., the imperial train  re-entered.the railroad station. The body  was transferred to the hearse in waiting  and was conveyed to thc cathedral through  t the'densely crowded street, guarded by  thousands of troops. "The cortege then  moved through the principal streets to the  St. Peter.and St. Paul cathedral:  . - There a short service was held in the  presence of the Czar, the diplomatic corps  and many of .the. Russian "nobility. The  Czar and other Russian, imperial "personages and foreign princes carried the coffin  into, the church with-the same ceremony  as had been observed in Moscow, depositing it on the catafalque.  ^ Among all the niining machines and appliances shown at the ' World's- Columbian  Exposition there was nothing which excited more,interest and favorable comment than  the Tbemaine Steam Stamp. Mim. in the Mining Building.   It was a positive novelty-  extreme north-western part oi the United States  (9)  to  the  which had been lost. Gossip had it that  the mine was a dream of gold. Its  original discoverer was Edward Rhodes,  a California miner in the days of Brig-  ham Young. Rhodes was a Mormon  and submitted at all times to the mandates of Brigham Young. He told the  Mormon leader of the mine, but was not  permitted to work it for- fear of bringing  thousands of Gentiles into the Territory.  Finally he told Davis, who went with  him to see the mine. On the return  Rhodes was killed by Indians. This was  Davis' story, now one of the old mining  legends. The men who found the claim  had Davis' maps, and found everything  all right except the chunks of gold.  This ends another "lost mine" yarn.  gicjVsjCorner  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Buxton & Rodney  Ct  ���������WHOLESALE AXD RETAIL���������  STOBACCOMSTSt  *  Agents for the celebrated   l_,   ������.   GO.  (Loewe & Co.) B. B. B., and other best  Euglish Briar Root Pipes.  A surveyor's party in the mountains  of Arizona came across the channel of  East Clear Creek in Coconino County,  which they found to be an unbroken  canyon from S00 to 300 feet deep. They  had to make a delour of 142 miles, to get  to the other side of it.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that thc under-mentioned respective amounts will be paid as  bounty for the head of every panther,. wolf or  coyote killed in a settled district of thc Province  on the certificate of a Justice of thc Peace that  such animal was killed in a settlement, and thai)  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 (������2.00).  For each coyote, one dollar ($1.00).  By Command.   .  JAMES BAKER'  .. Provincial Secretary  Provincial Secretary's Oflice,  (26) 22nd August, 1SG1.  A LOST MINE.  The fabulous EuochDavis "lost mine"  has been found on the South Fork of  Dry Creek, Utah." The cave where  Enoch chopped off the "gold," with, his  pen knife has been found, but it is "only  "fool   gold" .or.in   other  words,    iron  Eyrites.' The fable of Enoch Davis is  ut. one of those thousands of untold  stories of lost gold mines of immense  wealth. It has about it. however, the  tinge of romance which is not attached  to all other yarns. Davis, the man referred to, "was recently executed for  murdering his wife. While under sentence at Salt Lake City, in hopes of  prolonging his life, he agreed to disclose  the where-abouts, of the mine just rediscovered,   but   the   where-abouts    of  NOTICE.  ���������VTOTJCE _SvTII_I_l_liY GIVEN that at thc  _LX next session of the Legislature of thc Province of British Columbia application- will be  made on behalf of the Rod. Mountain.-Railway  Coinpany for an Act authorizing the Company (1)  to construct or acquire by purchase, lease or  otherwise any other line oi1 lines of telegraph connecting with the line along the line of  thc .said railway and to undertake the trans"  mission of messages for the public and collect  tolls for so doing and (2) also to construct or acquire by purchase, lease or otherwise maintain  and operate vessels, wharves and docks and to  carry on the. business of shipping and warehousemen, &c, arid (3) to amend the Act of Incorporation so as to enable the Company to construct  thc raihvay as a narrow guage railway.  BODWELL & IRVING,' '   -      *  Solicitors for thc,Red Mountain  Railway Company.  Victoria B. C, lSih October. 1891.   - (10)  NOTICE.  rT"iO "WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: That nn-  _L less at the expiration of live days from tho  publication hereof, that the. building known as  ,the Henry House, situated on lot 14 block 8 which  has been declared a nuisance. and dangerous to  the public safety, by resolution of the Municipal  Council of the Corporation of Ihe City of Kaslo,  B. C., is not properly repaired, such repairs will  be made by this Council at the owners expense.  AV. H. MAXWELL.     [L.S.]     GEO. T. KANE,  (.51). C. M. C. Mayor.  A large stock of " OWN MAKE " Pipes  Tobaccos of all kmds and all smoker's  requisites kept on hand.  COI'MISY   OKIH'KS  15V   POST   FKOUP1XY  .___._-__. --ATIT.\I>KI������ TO. "  a?"E___- tzr-A-idie: supplied  NOTICE.  Xoliee of Application for Cei Silicate of Im-  piovcmciit  for  I he   "t'laiail   View,"  Mineral Claim,  siJualtU on  Toad -tlouuluiu.  rpAKE NOTICE that I, Aaron IT. Kelly, Free  _L Miner's Certificate No. 52,01)5, intend sixty  days from thc date hereof to apply to the Gold  Commissioner for a Certificate of Improvement  for. the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  thc above claim.  And further take r.oticc that "adverse claims  must be sent to the Mining Recorder and action  commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement.  Dated 8th Oct. 1891. (17)  Provincial Revenue' Tax.  ISTOTIGB  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.  AIT placer claims in this District legally  held may be had over from the 15th October, 1894, to the 1st June, 1895.  N. FITZSTUBBS.  . Gold Commissioner.  Dated Nelson. B. C.   ..  4th October 1894.    , (35)  Northern R'y.  " i i ' ; ��������� i ���������.  B>S el son  &  Fort  Sheppard R'y-  All Bail to Spte Wasi  Leave 7-00 a.m. NELSON Arrive 5.40 p.m  Trains leave Nelson'for Spokane every  Tuesday and Friday at 7 a. m.; returning leave Spokane Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7 p. m., and making close connection by S.S. Nelson with all Kootenay Lake  points.  Passengers for Kettle liiver aud Boundary Creek, connect at Marcus with stage  on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays a.id  Fridays.  "FIRE   INSURANCE    POLICY   ACT,  1893."  "lyj OTICE is hereby given that His Honour the  -*-' Lieutenant-Governor in Council has further postponed the commencement of "An Act  to secure Uniform Conditions in Policies of Eire  Insurance," from the 1st day of April, ISM, until  thc 1st day of April, 1S95.  JAMES BAKER,    ���������  Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Oflice,  ������������������ 29th March, 1891. (2)  NOTICE.  A SITTING of the County Court of Kootenay,  -������*- will bo holdcn in the Court House at Nelson on Monday thc 19th day of November 1S9I.  T. H. GIFF.1N,  Registrar of the Court.  Nelson, li. C, Oct. IGlh, 1891. (38) ,  .Application I'or Liquor License.  "T^" OTICE is hereby given that-thirty days after  J3I date 1 intend to apply for a license to sell  liquour at my hotel at Fish Lake, li. C.  GEORGE HUSCROFT.  October 27 th, 1891.  (48)  XOTICl'.  ���������VTOTICE is hereby-given that T. J. Lcndrum  JL-M as Agent for Arietta Victoria Wcstby, has  tiled thc necessary papers and made application  for a Crown Grant in favour of the Mineral claim  known as thc Amazon situate in Hot Springs  Camp, Ainsworth Mining Division, West Koote-  nay District. Adverse claiments if ��������� any will  forward their objections within CO days from  date of publication.  Nelson, B. C. N. FITZSTUBBS.  Sept. 10th, 1891. Gold Commissioner.  . (31)   selo ���������      *  XOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that Thomas James  Lendrmn on behalf of himself and Thomas  Marks has filed the necessary papers and made  application for a Crown Grant in favour of tho  Mineral claim known as the "E. W, R.V situate  in Hot Springs Camp, Ainsworth Mining Division, West Kootenay District. Adverse claimants, if any, will forward their objections within  GO daj-s from date, of publication.  .   Nelson, B. C. N. FITZSTUBBS.  Sept. 10th, 1891. Gold Commissioner.  (32) sel5  i'  AN AD. AN  PACIFIC  RAILWAY  The Cheapest and Most Direct Koute,  From NELSON, KASLO and all Kootenay  roints J  To tlie PACIFIC COAST and to the EAST.  I    j TK.IIXS    TO   A\B������  I'iMM.    XCaSO.V    Ulll.Y.  j o -   ��������� . .  I Direct Connection at Robson 'every  j "Wednesday and Smuiiay l'v������-Jii:ig,  With Steamer for Wig-*,Van, Landing wi,CTO connection is made with Canadian -Pacilic East-  bound and Westbound through trains.  lllKOUOIl TICKETS   ISSUED,  B.AGOAUE CHECKED TO DliS'lTXATlOX,  No CusTpAis Difficulties.  Eouipment Unsurpassed, combining palatial  Dining and Sleeping Cats, Luxurious Day Coaches,  .loiinst   Sleeping   Cars   and   Free Colonist  bleeping Cars.  to noarcii'Sl"'?!10" ,W fc������ ml0S- lin,e'ctc" aPJ'ly  .1. M.U9lI/i<!>\, Agent, Nklson,  Or to ������.:o. Mel. KIMHViV.   District Passenger, Agent, Vancouver.  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTENAY  STEAM   NAT,  CO.  -    (LI-MTl-D)  Tilvic TABLE NO. 5.  In l-:fl-������cl. ������W������<lii<'..s<lay. August, ssMli, lsi������4.  Revei.stok]3 Route,  Sticamkh Lyttox.  Connecting with Canadian Pacific Railway (Main  Lino) I'or points East and West.  Leaves Revelstoke on Tuesdays and Fridays at  1 a.m.  Leaves Robson on Wednesdays and Sundays at  (1 p. in.    NOKTHPOKT ROUI'K, S-EA_rKll LVTTOX.  Connecting   at Northport   for   points   on   thc  Spokane Palls and Northern Railway..  Leaves Robson. Saturdays at 1 a..m  I_e^v"c^"NoR.hpoflrSa~(~m;days fit l!"30 p.~im ���������  . Kaslo Route, Steameh Nelson.  Leaves Nelson: Tuesdays, at 1 p. in.;. Wednes  nesdnys, at o.4i) p. m.; Thursdays at _ p. m.'  Saturdayo, at 5.10 p. m. Connecting on Saturdays  and Wednesdays with Nelson & Fort Sheppard  Ry. for Kaslo and Lake points.  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson, Sundays at 8 a.- m.,  Tuesdays at 3 a. in., Thui'sda.vs at 8 a. in., Fridays  at 3 a. in. Connecting on Tuesdays and Fridays  with Nelson fePort Sheppard Ry. for Spokane.  Ho'sxkk's Ferry- Route, Stkamer Nklsox.  Connecting with Great Northern  Railway  for  points East and West.  Leaves Nelson Tuesdays and Fridays at 7 a; m.  Leaves Kaslo Tuesdays and Fridays aL 3 a. m.  Leaves Bonner's Ferry for Nelson and Kaslo at 2  a. in. 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 the Company's ollices, Nelson, B. C.  T.Allan, J. W.,Tuoup,  Secretary. Manager  To  w  A   SHORT  - FAST -  SCENIC  ROUTE  Seattle, Victoria,  Vancouver & Puget  Sound, and all Pacilic Coast Points, St.  Paul - Chicago and  Points Beyond -  -  Modem E<_iiiimtcijLt.   Kock-Itallasl l.o:ull������c������l.  Attractive tours via_*0������luth ami the Croat  Lakes in connection with exclusively .  passenger boats of Xorthcrn S.S. Co.  Direct Connection via Xclson A  Fort  Sheppard Kail-way, at Spokane; and via  C. A K. S. X. C. at -loni-cr's  Ferry.  For maps, tickets'* and complete information,  call on Agents C. A K. S, Xav. Co., X. A F. S.  Ry., or ���������    ��������� *   ���������    ;    '- ���������" '-  C. C l������Lvon, G. A. P. D., Spokane* Wash.  F. I. Whitney,  C. P. A T. A., St. Paul, Min. THE MINER, NELSON,  B.G.V SATURDAY. ^OVEMBEM  17  1894^  ���������v. ,r-��������� -.1 - r*z  KmtxuMxaatmvM  9\im*amwwaB9rmpsrsnmsoocijjBmfiJnmutti^ii  _������_#-  Wit  &  practical and phiin Articles" of Association, stand alone on the Statute book.  THE MINER is printed on Saturdays and  will be mailed lo any address in Canada or  the United States, for oue year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  CONTRACT AD VERTISEMENTS inserted  at the rate of $3 per column inch, per  month.  TRANSIENT AD VER TISEMENl S inserted at the rate of /j cents per nonpareil line  first insertion and 10 cents per line for each  subsequent insertion. Advertisements running for shorter periods than three months  arc classed transient.  ALICOMMUNICA TIONSto thc Editor must  be accompanied by the mime 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.  --. -   -        COMPANY LAW.-  The probability of huge sums of  foreign capital being invested in this  country makes it imperative that- we  should put our house in order to receive  it. In other words the Acts of Parliament under which companies are registered in British Columbia require a very  considerable amount of overhauling.  It may be possible to build up a good  ship out of the timbers of the three old  hulks, but Lt-would-probably be better  to buy new. When the British-investor-  subscribes to a company he is apt to  suppose that his relations as an individual shareholder- with the compauy as  a. whole are, broadly speaking, the same  as he has been accustomed to under1 his  own excellent Act of 1S02, and he is  liable to be brought up with a very  I'ouud turn in consequence, for in the  Acts of this province there are more  things than are dreamed of in many  men's philosophy.' To begin with there  are three separate and different Acts1  apart from amending Acts, oue of which  is the Imperial Act of 1862, slightly  altered. The Act itself is not quoted at  length, so that the British Columbian  ���������who turns up the Statute of his own  province, which he may be expected to  possess, to inform'himself on some point  finds himself referred for all details to  the Imperial Act of 1862, of which he  decidedly cannot be expected to have a  copy. v, .  1 Lawyers'will say that the present  state of company law in this province is  ~a���������fear ful" "and \vomlerfitrTlTirig~~tl-at"  passeth man's understanding, and will  no doubt make remarks about - fools  rushing in where angels fear to, tread.  But we have no intention of pulling all  the complicated acts and their amendments to pieces and showing how they  ought to be put together again. That  is not our business. It is sufficient for  us to say that there are three different  Acts, that they are so complicated that  almost any point may be argued in two  or more different ways.  In 1888 ari0Act was passed embodying  the Imperial Act ��������� ,of 1862 with the  Statutes of British Columbia, but this  very Act'is not content with that good  work, but goes on to make,another Act,  so that there are virtually two Acts of  1888.  The Imperial Act of 1S62 is now generally adopted all over- the British Dominions. It may almost be regarded as  a great and important step in Imperial  Federation and one most to be desired,  that in whatever quarter of the globe  the wandering Britisher invests his  money he knows t the law under which  . hejhas invested it'.  In the Provincial Acts, for no earthly  reason, a change of nomenclature has  been adopted. President has taken the  place of Chairman, the simple, short and  expressive word call has become assessment, Director has become Trustee,  which is wrong, and most important of  all Articles of Association have become  By Laws, which is wrong also. Articles  of Association are one thing, By Laws  are another. In part II of the Act of  1890 these two totally different things  are mixed up together and an attempt  is made to make them what the last  named Act calls "controvertible" terms.  The whole matter is in a mess and it is  one that should be simple, clear and  straightforward, and it can be'done by-  letting the Imperial Act, with its most  THE   REPUBLIC AN VICTORY.  The result of the recent elections in  the United States is hailed by Republicans as heralding a return to Protection  and Prosperity. The two are taken as  a matter that goes without saying to be  synonymous terms. We sincerely wish  that as far as regards Prosperity our  neighbor's predictions may be fulfilled,  but that Prosperity if it comes will be  the result oi'.Protection we are prepared  to deny. If a return to a Protectionist  polic}' is made and Prosperity follows  in its footsteps it will be in spite of Protection, not because of it, that, ihe rosy  sun of good times shines again over the  land. The ill times which have lately  depressed the United States in common  with the rest of the world are in no wise  to be attributed to the lowering of the  tariff, for that was not effected until  long after the business depressions set  in, which commenced andwas provided  against by careful men long before  Cleveland" ascended the Presidential  chair-. This depression is the result of a  very simple cause, a cause that has been  at work all over the world and is so  plain, except to people that will not see,-  that there cannot be any argument  about it. It is simply this: The amount  of business has not fallen off, but there  are too many hands to do it. A very  simple instance will' explain this. In a  small village the local storekeeper does  a good trade. He not only makes a  living, but he manages to put by a little  every year as he ought to be able to do.  Viy and by the news of this storekeeper's  prosperity gets abroad and reaches the  ears of some other man with a little  capital on the look out for an investment. Without careful thought he goes  and opens a store in the village, with  the result that both he and his rival complain of poor times and the falling off of  business. But the business has not  fallen off, there is just as much as ever,  but it is divided between two instead of  all going to one. This simple cause  operates in vast undertakings carried on  in great cities just as much as it does in  the small village. It is the same with  manual  labour'.    There are  two  hands  "royal" performances in theatre- and  all the semi-regal pomp ^tfaat surrounds  a Colonial Governor,, are" very good fun  when you-are'in it, .but it is*poor stuff  to read about. Lord and Lady Aberdeen  seem to have left a good iinpression  everywhere. His Excellency, in spite  of having to reply to endless addresses,  has managed apparently to say something neat, new and to the point every  time, while her Ladyship has charmed  everyone by . her. gracious manners as  well as by the ^reat interest she takes in  the welfare-of her sex. Nor have her  efforts in philanthropy been confined to  women. The "Irish Village," which she  inaugurated at the World's Fair in  Chicago, netted $100,000 for the destitute  people in old Ireland.  An agitation is being started to lop  the name of the "Royal" city by clipping  of the "New,!: and letting it stand at  AVestminster. , This appears to be a  most sensible notion... .Yet"-".there is:  opposition to it. One paper puts forth  the plea that to change the name would  be to insult Her Majesty, who named  the place herself,, but we feel.certain  that if it was pointed out.to Her Goodness (jrraciousiiess that good would come  of the change she would be the first to  advise it. -We remember when the  name of the capital of Tasmania was  changed from Hobart Town to Hobart  there was the same silly opposition, but  the inhabitants rrow congratulate themselves on the change and several barrels  of ink have been saved. The subject is  a warning in naming new places. The  great colony of New South Wales  writhes under its uncouth name, which  would have been altered a few years back  if the arrogance of its then premier, Sir  Henry Parkes, had not raised the ire of all  the other great southern colonies by proposing to monopolise the word "Australia," for his. own. To come nearer  home the very frequent use of the same  name for more than one mine in the  same part,of the country will be sine to  lead to trouble in the future.  where seals are to be had and it does look  quite.close oil a small map.  The action of Sir Adolphe, Caroriv.the  Postmaster-General of Canada, is a fair  sample of the overbearing, dispositions,  of the great protectionist monopolists  whom Canada has hitherto chosen to-  reign over her. The story of the unfortunate victims of Sir Adolphe'- spite  is well known, but may be shortly repeated. In order' to bring their salaries  up to a B. C. standard they have hitherto had an extra allowance of $10 a  month, . but that is. now. some 1 four  months- in art-ear.. Driven to desperation,-  they strike, but under the advice of the  citizens of Victoria, who sympathize  with their wrongs, they return to work.  Then they are summarily suspended' by  order of the P. M. G. AVhat does he  care about a handful of poor clerks? Has  he not with his friends and allies been  stuffing his pockets for years with  .wealth wrung from a most patient  people by the cruel engine Protection*  But the plain truth of the matter is  becoming every day clearer to the voter  and it will not be long before Sir Adolphe  and his friends come to a very rude  awakening.  The journals of the Province are begin-  iug to array themselves in opposing ranks  one under the banner of Free Trade the  other under that of Protection  It will be well for everyone to remember-  that Protection is . tlie policy'' of the rich  man, the capitalist and Free Trade is  especially the policy of the poor man. "Will  the majority pf the people of Canada who  may be classed as comparatively, poor meu.  allow themselves to be over-ridden by the  few rich monopolists? That is exactly  what the newspapers that stand up for  Protection are .striving-to bring about.  The Province has been drawing attention to the numerous murders aud  crimes of violence that have recently  taken place.along the northern coast of  British Columbia and in the Islands.  The last of these is the case of a man  named Benson found dead, floating  about in an open boat, bearing evi-Je.nl  signs of violence, and the corouer's jury  have found a verdict, of murder against  some unknown persons. It is with no.  little pride that we point to-our stainless  character, not only, in the Kootenay,  but in the whole of the interior-. AVithr  out any display and with very little  effective force at their disposal the  various officers of the government maintain law and order over- a district as  large as a European Empire and with a  or twenty now for every job that  turns  heterogeneous  mass of  inhabitants,  to  up, with the result that there is great  privation, misery and poverty . everywhere. The remedy for this evidently  is not Protection, which increases the  cost of everything, making the poor man  poorer still and adding riches only to  the pockets of the wealthy. Nor will  tiukering with the tariff improve matters. The effect of the recent lowering  -of-the_taui n__w ili_no.t_hiiy.e-_ had.:trme_t o.  show itself and if a revision of the taint-  is ���������to be expected every four years or so,  with uncertainty in the meantime, it  matters very little whether Free Trade  or Protection rule the country. It will  go to ruin anyway. Nothing is worse  for the business of a country than uncertainty.  whom the credit is really due for behaving themselves, no less than to the  strong arm of the law which, though  almost in visible, is here all the time. .  ENOUGH.  It is time this dog poisoning came to  an end.    The other  day a  terrier, the  property of a  well   known gentleman,  was only just saved by speedy remedies  being promptly applied.    The dog is one  that can scarcely have offended anyoue  and it is on this point -that we beg -the  dog poisoner to reflect.   In this town, as  the ballad says, there are doubtless many  dogs,  ���������'Both mongrel, puppy, whelp and hound  And curs of low degree."  some of which at times may be and are  great nuisances. . But the remedy is not  poison. AVe know several curs in this  town who are standing reproaches to  their owners, but they never get the  poison. If a "man has a pet dog that is  a great deal to him and never annoys  anyone else, that dog is sure to be found  one morning stiff aud stark. The proper  way to be rid of a dog nuisance is to  complain at once to the master ofthe  offending cur, and if he pays no attention there, are other ways of obtaining  redress. Poison ��������� is the weapon of a  coward. Sooner or later its user will be  discovered and then we think if he is  wise he will quickly test the walking  facilities of the track to Spokane.  The accounts of the war in the east  received by the recognized channels and  those receivedby the Chinese here themselves by their own newspapers are  somewhat different. According to authorities in whom we rely the Chinese  have.had-enoiigh-oLit..-Like_somo-pon-  derous old pig attacked by a rat, at  first it only, grunted, then the rat's  attacks became so persistent, that the  pig had actually to get up, but being  too lazy or too ignorant to light it gladly  surrenders to the persistent energy of  the rat and is now begging to be allowed  to lie down again and go to sleep for  another thousand years or so. Bub  according to the Chinese newspapers,  the Japanese army has been thoroughly  routed, half the Hying remnant is  starving, and Tokyo itself has fallen into  the Celestial hands. The Chinese press  is .the oldest-in the world, the Pekin  Gazette was'- published "probably before  the Christian era. Misrepresentation of  facts is therefore not. as we supposed,  confineo to the party press of the present  day.  ClfY  OF   KASLO.  BY-LAW  No.   20.  Entitled a Bj -law to amend By-law No. 18.  Whereas if is deemed expedient to amend Bv-  law No. 18, now therefore :  The Municipal Council of t'lc Corporation of  thc City of Kaslo enact s and 01 dains as follows:  1. Section 1 of By.law No. 18 is hereby amended  hy striking out thc words "Ten (10) year's" and  in inserting in lieu thereof the words "Fifty (50)  years."  2. This By-law shall take effect the fifteenth  .day of December, A. i>. 1891.  3. Before thc final passage hereof, this By-law-  shall receive the assent of the rate payers ofthe  corporation, according to the provisions and in  the manner prescribed by the "Municipal Act,  1892," and amendments thereto  4. This Bs'-lav may becitcda thc Electric Light  Amendment By-law No. 20.  Read the first, second and third times, oh the-  10th day of November, A. D. 1801.  AV,  50  ft. MAXWELL  ��������� [l.s.]  C. M. C.  GEO. T. -KANE,  Mayor.  A Victorian paper is responsible for  thestatementthatiit the last sittingof the  County Court there was a case in which  the original debt was $25, " for which  judgment) had been obtained. The  debtor had paid $12 and still owed $7;*i.  How's that for high ? .  NOTICE.  rpAK.2 NOTICE that the above is a true copy  _L of thc proposed By-law upon'which thc vote  of the Municipality will be taken at thc Council  Chamber in tho City of Kaslo, on Wednesday, the  28th day of November, A. D." 1891, between the  hours of 8 o'clock a. in. and 1 o'clock p. ra. of said  day. W. 11. MAX.WELLL,   ���������-__ _���������c.-M-Cr���������  WANTED.  ��������� Agent for Nelson and surrounding Country,  Manufacturers Life and Manufacturers Accident  Insurance Companies of Toronto. Apply to R.  B. Ellis, Vancouver, B. C. (37) .  VIKIMC'AIy.  Tj1    C. ARTHUR, A.M., M.D.,   '  PHYSICIAN,   Etc.  CoaoxEr. vou West Kootenay,  Oflice over Nelson Drug Store,  West Baker street,  Nelson, B.C.  Calls at oiliice promptly attended to day and night.  We read in a��������� Winnipeg paper an  account af a "Talent Musicale." This  appears to be Manitoba!!, for the common word "Concert," senseless in itself,  which, however, has served for many  years to designate musical entertainments. Of course a '-Talent Musicale"  may be a term-which may help to indicate the qualifications of the performers.  If so, and it is used at their discretion,  it will probably very quickly .come into  general use.   - .  TABLE  R  ; MIXIJNJ.   ���������������������������;--������������������' '*''-  C. CAMPBELL-JOHNSTON    >.    ..  >"     ' ' .       n .  ... ������������������,  -'(of Swansea;'India, and the United States'  METALLURGIST. .ASSAYER,  .,  AND MINING ENGINEER  Properties reported on.    Alt assays undertaken.1  Furiiacen and. concentrating plants planned,  and erected. Treatment for ores given. Ores-  bought ami sold.   Box 40, Vancouver, B. C.  W, 4. JOWETT  MINING & REAL ESTATE  BROKER  J.VSliKA*e_: und .._.*>  COMMISSION A������'KXT.  ���������ii ���������>    . ������������������   ���������',- M  .   1.  -.{���������  VICTORIA ST  '���������i  NELSON, B. O.  -TO-  HuntingV Survey, Prospecting,  PARTIES AND OTHERS     \  ��������� : THE NEW,. FAST .  STEAM LAUNCH "FLIRT'V  Can be CHARTERED by day or week-  on reasonable terms. Oiders sent through ���������  the pursers of the steamboats Nelson or  Ainswortli, with whom arrangements cart'  be made, or by mail or telegraph to C. AV.  Busk, Balfour, will receive prompt  attention. (19)  Bank of Montreal  CAPITAL (all puhl u_>), JiU'.MHMr.OW)  BEST,      .      .       .       .      ti,OWO,l  Sir DONALD.A. SMITH, President,.  Hon. GEO-. A. DRUMMOND Vico President  E. S. CLOUSTON ;. .General Manager  Neslon Branch: N. 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 commcrieal and traveller's credits, av  able in any part of the world:  Drafts issued; Collections made; Etc."  SAVINGS SANK BRANCH  Rate of interest at present 3.V per cent.  ������ii<ovin������-(he Dales ami JMac.cs ol' Courts of  ..������*'/������'.-Visi Priiis. ;iii<l Oyci-anil Terminer,  anil ('t'lici'iil <;aoi Delivery lor  (he Vear  JS!������I.  (Incorporated by Roy,i  Charter. J862.)  CAl'ITAl <l������ai<l ui>), ������<i<K>,U4tO    .     $3,9:>o,������ie  (With power to  ncrcase.  ItKSKKVE *TM������, S, CO,000      .    .       I,!!65,S33  irieLsoN *b*e..__.j_>tc_-_:.-  Corner of Baker and Stanley streets  ESAISrCHES;  Canada���������"Victoria, Vancouver. New "W'cstmi  ster, Nanaimo and Kamloops.  United States���������San Francisco, Portland, Tacoma, and Seattle.  HEAD OFFICE: GO Lombard street, LONDON  England..  - AGENTS AND C0RRESP0-IDENTS:  CANADA���������Canadian  Bank  of Commerce  and  branches; Merchants' Bank of Canada and  branches; Imperial Bank of Canada and bran-  dies; "MOlson's Bank and branches; Bank  Nova Scotia ���������  UNITED STATES-Agents Canadian Bank of  Commerce, New Yonc;  Bank of-N ova Scotia. Chicago.    -  Traders' National Bank. Spokane,  S  AVINGS, DEPARTMENT-  Dei������osits received at SI and upwards, and  interest allowed (present rate) at 3. percent,  per annum. -  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Nelson, July 17,1S93. Agent.  -AM,   A*>l/X.������,  "Nelson.  NOTES  AND COMMENTS.  The coast papers are full of Their Excellencies the Governor-General and  Lady Aberdeen,  and are consequently   Monday 10th September   Monday 17th September   Thursday. .'.20th September   Monday 21th September   "Monday 1st October   Monday Sth October   Friday 12th October  New Westminster..Tuesday ���������(ith November  Vancouver Monday 12th November  Victoria Tuesday Gth   November  Nanaimo Tuesday 27th November  -.Donald..-.  Clinton...  liichfield-  Kiiniloojis  Vernon...  Lviton  According to The Alaskan the number !  of female seals that come ashore to breed j  on the Pribyloff Islands is not one!  tenth of what it used to be and points to j  the rapid extinction of the species. We j  do not patronize seal skins ourselves, we ,  have to be content with inackinaw   but j. , Assi^adjou.ncil from the Sprin   bv  people  who  do  need  not. worry  them-! ;yi_. Justice Wulkem and now fixed for these  selves about   being  deprived   of   their: dates'. ��������� _(17)  favorite fur.     There" are   plenty   more j ~~ :      ;       ; ;    ~   seals in the Antartic and they are not! -Al ICT^PUIQ PI Ar\lf/C  the property of a tariff protected com-! " LrUO H-lIVI������ OL-MrMIS.O  pany, and even the United States  itself; . for SALE AT THE -  MMIT & EASHDALL,  Mining Brokers.  Conveyancing,  Notaries Public  . Mining Abstracts.  ,; Complete lists of existing Mining locations  somewhat   lacking   in   interest  to   us ! can "hardly push the Muuroe doctrine to  dwellers in the mountains.   Triumphal I the South Pole.   Yet Cape Horn is only i R ^ ��������� m r* n      _������>_--_��������� i/^r-  arches, fireworks, balls, reviews of troops, j a thousand miles o. so from the islands' Fv S I l\l fcl r"l     UrrlvE'i  NEW DENVER, B. C, THE MINER, NELSON, B...C, SATURDAY,-NOVEMBER l7 1894.  (1 .  CARIBOO.  Mr. Charles A. Law, writing to The  Province says: ���������' r  The developments now in progress: in  the district of Cariboo promise to open up  a new field for placer miners in the older  river channels which are now buried beneath the enormous masses of lava which  cover the upper country for many miles.  These channels are usually at a much  higher elevation than the beds of the modern streams, and wherever cut into and  worked have served to supply the present  river beds with their auriferous deposits.  In many instances the older chatuiels (il1.  so completely obscured that it has. not be.tl  possible to discover their location. Ml'  lioea T. Browne, who recently exploited  the Victoria Hydraulic properties at  Qnesnelle Forks, Cariboo district has  developed a system in California for tracing Ihese old channels, which is known as  the Forest Hill Divide System, because of  the principle first having been successfully  applied to the opening of that great property. A late report of the state mining  bureau of California refers in detail to the  work inaugurated by Mr Browne as a very  remarkable piece of engineering skill, and  explains the means by which he was enabled to trace the bed of a pliocene river  between two mines, five miles apart, and  -where the veins of the channel were 8,000  feet distant, from each other. ��������� The earlier  .drift mining on the great blue leads of  California was attended by many costly  mistakes which modern engineering science  has shown us a way to avoid ; and it is to  the accumulated knowledge and ripe experience of such authorities as Mr. Browne  and others, that we are enabled to __ap all  thfc advantages o. suck experience in -opening Up ground in Cariboo district of like  character and conditions. It is apparent  horn observations made in the field during the last season, that we are about to  enter on an era of drift mining which will  OPiry ns into localities hitherto unexplored.  There is a vast district .lying west of the  Fraser, opposite the mouth of Qnesnelle,  which ia covered by basalt for 100 miles  square ; aud it is to this particular field  that I wish to call attention with a view  to investigation. The old system of drainage of the Qnesnelle river country appears  to have crossed the Fraser where the two  now meet, aud proceeded in a westerly  direction towards the coast. It is possible  that at that time the upper Fraser river  did not then exist, and proof of this appears to have beeu furnished by the discovery of a great auriferous channel passing to the westward under a cap of basalt  100 feet thick, at an elevation of several  hundred feet above the present Fraser  system, and crossing the latter at right  angles. This channel was found by Dr.  Selwyn, director of the geological survey  many years ago ; and the conditions being  exactly the same as in California and Australia, he has always been of the opinion  that it should be investigated. Mr. Hob-  son, the well known hydraulic engineer,  has exploited much of the ground about  Qnesnelle, and his California experience  has forced him to conclusions which bear  out the theory of a westerly drainage of |  the Quesnelle river system. If it should  be proven that,, this channel continues  west-ward and does not return again to the  Fraser river, we will have proved the important fact that the vast broken plains be:  tween the Fraser river and the sea coast,  -which -are-now_c6vered_with_ lav__,_^a*_e__at.  one time been traversed by a river system  containing auriferous gravels, but now  hidden from view.     The opening up .of  Germany, states that the mining aud preparing of potassium employes 10,000 workmen, aud predicts that the time will arrive  when the XJ. S. will be-compelled to make  systematic search for it in. America. As  we know of its existence in B. C, it should  not be a difficult matter to discover the  locality, and to this end I am preparing a  memo showiDg the conditions under which  it may be found, to present to the Hon.  Colonel Baker, Minister of Mines, fco enable him to take such steps as he considers  advisable for making public the information  with a vi$w to stimulating search for the  mineral..  WAR  IN THE  EAST.  any  doubt that our  THE  There is no longer ..-.,    ~ - -  prediction of last week as to the end of the  war is fullnlled to the letter. Japan has  finally established herself at Port Arthur,-  which virtually gives her command of both  ���������Pekin and Mukden. The Chinese army of  the north is disorganized and starving and  China has begged the powers to intervene  to stop tbe war.  Number of Plaint 233, 1894.  IN THE  COUNTY   COURT  OF  KOOTENAY  HOLDEN AT NELSON.  Between  John L. Retallack of Kaslo City, B. C, Financial Agent, Flaintill'  And  E. C. Kilbonrne of Seattle,  State of Washington, Gentleman, Defendant.  TAKE NOTICE that a plaint has been entered  and a Summons issued against you in the above  Ooiintv Court, on the ninth day. of Octobor, 1894,  by John L. Retallack of Kaslo City, B. C���������li-  nancial Agent, for thc suih Of S83.G5 a>i acceptor  of a Bill of Exchange, bearing date the 5th nay of  October, A. D.. 1S93, drawn by A. G. Bemis on' you  to the order ol Thomas Pascoe and accepted by  you and endorsed to said plaintiff. And an order  herein bearing date the 27th day of October, A.  D. 1894, has been made by the Hon. Wm. Wards  Spinks, Judge of the said Court, that the publication of a notice of the entry of such plaint in  thc Nelson Miner for four consecutive weeks shall  he deemed to be good and sufficient service of the  summons herein upon you.  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that unless  you appear .thereto, either personally or by your  solicitor, before thc expiraation of said publication, the said plaintiff may then proceed therein and Judgment may be given in your absence.  Dated this 15th day of November, A. D. 1894.  To the above named Defendant.  .   (Signed) T. H. GIFFIN,  Registrar of the Count Court of Kootenay  holden at Nelson.  CHARLES W. McANN.  Plaintiff's Solicitor. (54)  4Si  LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.  PRIVATE BILLS.  "VTOTICE is hereby given that the time limil-  _1_S cd by thc Rules of thc House for receiving  petitions for Private Bills will expire on Monday  the 20th day of December, 1891.  Private Bills must tic presented on or before  Monday the 3rd day of December, 1891.  Paled tins 8th October, 1391.  THORNTON FELL,  (43) Clerk of the House.  NOTICE.  -XTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at thc  .J_M next session of the Legislature of the Province of British Columbin. application will be  made on behalf of the Jler! Mountain Itaihvay  Company for an act extending the time for the  commencement and completion of the said rail-  Ma" BODWELL & IRVING,  Solicitors for 'The Red Mountain  Raihvay Company.  Dated thc 1st day of October; 1894. (3G)  L.L.S.]  E. DEWDNEY.  CANADA.  WHEREAS, Wc  arc   desirous  Carney ftloek, Nelson, It. C  WEEKLY PRICES, F.O.B., COLVILLE.  Saturday, November 10th, 1894.  such a field may lead to prodigous results,  as the lateral branches of- the greater  streams may extend over an immense area.  The methods employed in California to  trace out these channels and their tributaries can be directly applied to this new  field ; and it is possible that we may be able  to prove a new gold field1 of greater value  than old'Cariboo. It will be -possible in  many instances to trace the older auriferous deposits to quartz veins of a permanent  character, and thereby place the niioing of  cold quartz on a solid basis. When it is  considered that Witwatersrand district in  South Africa is only 12 miles iu length  and is producing thirty millions sterling of  ���������cold per annum, it ib not unreasonable to  assume that our gold fields will prove  equally as rich in an area so,, extensive as  that which we possess. The richest gold  fields in Australia and California were  proven to exist in old channels buried under basalt and other debris,'and we may  expect similar results from like conditions  in this country. .  Our own eminent geologist, Dr.  (jeorge  Dawson has constantly predicted that important discoveries would be made,  and  perhaps new local conditions proven as remarkable as the finding of gold in conglomerate in South Africa.   Our unexplored fields are so great that we may look forward to finds being made that will furnish  new data for geological research; and in  proof of this I mav cite an instance dislos-;  id to me   at Chicago   last  year   by   the |  chemist of the great National Lead Trust;  Company, of New York.    He informed me ;  that an American gentleman hunting m \  British Columbia three years ago, returned ;  to New York with a sample of brown earthy ;  material, given him by ��������� his Indian guide, ,  and asked the chemist to make an analysis. ���������  The stuff looked so worthless that  no  test,  was made and the gentleman went away ;  igDorant of its contents.     Later  on   the;  chemist made an analysis, out of curiosity  and was surprised to find that the  sample  contained a verv large percentage of chlorate of potash.   As this chemical  is onlv  found in Germany, and exports to  the  Tj.  S are about four million dollars per  annum, on which there is no duty, it will be  seen how important  it is  to  discover the  locslitv in which it exists in B. C.   ^  late  report'of the TJ. S. Consul from 1 rauk-ort.  Hay, mixed, ������6 to ������6.50 Per ton  Hay, timothy, ������7 to ������7.50      "  Oats.Slo       "  Potatoes. 45 cts���������- .Per cwt  Turnips, 75 cts        "  Rutabaga, 75 cts '.'        "  Cabbage, ������1.'.' ,   Carrots, 75 cts .'       '"  Beets, 75 cts..   Onions. SI ��������������������������� ���������'-   Chickens, S2.50...'....."   Per do_  .Hens,_$4 ._..... ..............._..,r_...........__....._._.___-___   Ducks. ������6........ ;.......:   Turkeys, ������12  ..: "...      "   ..  Dressed Hogs, 6 cts Per lb  Dressed Beef 3. cts. '  "  (52)       ' J IU IS EHKIJCH, Man a tier.  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA,  VICTORIA, bv the Grace of God, of the United'  Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland,  Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c, &c, &c.  To Our faithful the Members elected to serve in  the Legislative Assembly of Our Province of  British Columbia at Our City, of Victoria���������  Greeting.  A PROCLAMATION;  Theodore Davie,\  Attorney-General. f .  .         and resolved, as soon as may be, to meet Our  people of Our Province of British Columbia, and  to have their advice in Our Legislature:  NOW KNOW YE, that for divers causes and  considerations, and taking into consideration thc  case and convenience of Our loving subjects, Wc  have thought fit, by and with the advice of Our  Executive Council of the Province ,of British  Columbia to hereby convoke, and by these  presents enioin ' ou, and each of you, that on  Monday, the Twelfth day of the month of November, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-  four, youmeet Us in Our said Legislature or  Parliament. of'Our said Province, at Our City of  Victoria, FOR THE DISPATCH OF BUSINESS,  to treat, do, act, and conclude upon those things  which in Our Legislature of the Province of British  Columbia, by the Common Council of Our said  Province may, by. the favour of God, be ordained.  In Testimony Whebror, Wc havecaused these  Our Letters to be made Patent and the Great  Seal of the said Province to be hereunto,  affixed: Witness, the Honburablo Edgak  Dewdney,   Lieutenant-Governor   of   Oui  ������    said Province of British Columbia, in Our  City of Victoria, in Our said Province, this  -   Twenty-seventh day of September, in the  year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-four, and in the fifty-seventh  year of Our. Reign.  By Command.  JAMES BAKER,  ' (34) Provincia  Secretary  DDiSteailiiiiCoJ.C.tl.ti  FOR A FIRST-CLASS  SHAVES HAIR-CUT  Go to A. McK.LEITCH,  NELSON, B. C.  HEAD OFFICE AND WHARF:  ���������V_A:lSrCOXJ-V*E*R,   B.   C.  NEELAND BLOCK,  , 49 "  West Kootenay Electoral District.  A Court of Revision and Appeal under  '.'The Assessment Act, 1888," and amendments will be held at the Court House,  Nelson, on Tuesday the llth day of December, 189_, at the hour of 10 in the forenoon.  N. FITZSTUBBS, ,  Judge of the Court of Revision  Nelson, B. C, and Appeal.  November 3rd, 189-i.   ������ 50  FIREWOOD!  can  supply firewood.-.deliyerfcd to any  address in Nelson, at rates that  defy competition. ���������  P; O., NELSON. (42)  VANCOUVER TO NANAIMO.���������S.S. "Cutch"  leaves C. P. R. 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) at 8 a.m.   "  o    -    - " -  .  Vancouver sum. Northern Settlements.  S.S. Coinox leaves U. S.S..Wharf every Monday  ntlla.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. "    -  -'  mooimvilm: fkicky.  Leave Moodyville���������7, 9, 11:45. a. m., 2:30, 4:30  p.m.  , Leave Vancouver���������8, 10:15 "a.m., 1:15, 3:30, 5:30  p.m.  ___".Steamers and Scows always available for  Excursion, Towing and Freighting Business.  Storage Accommodation on Co.'s Wharf.  W. F. TOI'I'IM*, Malinger.  Telephone 94. P. O. Box 771  BRITISH COLUMBIA  IRON WORKS  General Founders, Engineers, Boiler Makers, and Manufacturers  of  All   Classes   of   Machinery.      Sawmill  and  Marine  1   Work a   Specialty.  soli; m-Miia���������Hjhi:hs of the  Band Mill, B. C. Shingle Machines,  Steam Log Hauling Machines.  We keep in stock a full supply of Engineer and Mill Supplies, such as Pipe r^ Fittings, Brase  Goods,   Sheet and other Packing Rubber Valves, Rubber anf^ca-'.hcr Belting; oks,    .^  and Lubricants, etc. * .. -  HOISTING ENGINES and SINKING PUMj^TOR MINES  i  - ���������>> '  Comer Alexander Street and Westminster Ave., VANOOuTEK, B. 0.  D.   CARTMEL, J. W. CAMPION, J. E. W. MAC FAR LANE!  Agent West Kootenay. Secretary-Treasurer. Manager  NEW SUITINGS.  NEW TROUSERINGS.  Fred. J.  Squire, the Nelson Tailor, has just  received a large consignment of  FALL GOODS  Call and inspect the new   Patterns  and Styles.  Fred. J. Squire,       Baker Street, Nelson.  THE OLD RELIABLE  ��������� INSTILL TO THE FRONT!  BAKER STREET,         ���������=   ,            '  _=__.  nelson,bo.     w^*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  inent ofthe inner, man  we have Bass and  Allsoyp's  Pale Ale, Schlit/,' Beer,  Guinness' Stout, Walker's celebrated brands of Canadian Whiskey, also the finest  brands of Imported Wines, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.  Hudson's Bay Company,  AGENTS FOK  Hirani Walker & Son's      Jos. Schlit/. Brewing Co.      Fort Garry Flour Mills  Distillers "Milwaukee. U. S. Manitoba  P. O. box 69.  Telepho ne  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE SCO.  NOTICE.  ���������VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Aaron  i_N H. Kelly.for himself and Arthur H.  Buchanan, has filed the necessary papers and  made application for <i Crown Grant in favour of  the "Mineral Cliiini''���������Starlight," situate m the  } Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay.  I  , Adverse claimants, if any, must forward their  I objections to mc within sixtv days from the date  ' of this publication.  Nelson, B. C���������  October 24th  X. FITZSTUBBS,  1S94,   .        Government Agent.  (44) 27 oct.  S, J_. corner Baker and Josephine streets,  NELSON, li. C.  REAL ESTATE,  FINANCIAL AND  INSURANCE AGENTS,  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.  " Collections made.     Conveyancing documents drawn up  Town Lots Lands and Mining Claims Handledon Commission. "   ^  Get Your Job Printing Done at  The Miner Office.  UPTURE  More CO-RES  have been effected by my       -   -      Trusses, with  perfect ease to wearer, than by all other  d_vi<-e������������couifoin������:<l. They retain largest  Eupture under severest strain. A system of flttinghas been perfected the  last 25 years, fully equal to personal  examination by mail.   27 patents  toovercome DEFORMITY  Ill-booltfree U^-rvntTtt I   1  CHARIESCirrHE,  134 King StW.,Toronto,,  j "TOWN  OF WATSON."  THE Crown Grant for this property having  issue..!, the undersigned, on behalf of owners,-  : is now prepared to issue registerable conveyances  ; to parties holding agreements for purchase of  1 lots, provided that all payments.due on account  ; of purchase price are made. -   "  ! All agreements on which payments are still  ! due after .-ixtv davs from the date of this noLice  : will be decliired null and .void and will not cn-  : title the holder to anv consideration. ;  i Kaslo. B. f'.. JOHN* L. RETALLACK,  .   Oct. __���������������!. 1S94.      (45) 27 oct.      For owners.  ^iUiUimUiUimiUlUiUiUlUiUaUUiUiUiMlUWUiUiUiUR:

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