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 .. ��������� -iK-V/t.  .-.-...-!-.;-������ J.���������  :.i'^-i: -.^r: :xv. >-.-,.  rt?*.y.F'?.' .'.r.1'/;*  !  .' I.  The Mines In  Koolenay tire  .Vinous  (lie Kleliest  in  America.  THE  NER  Tiie Ores are  .������';Ii-<'p:j :c in .'.(il������l,  Silver/ ���������i>j>per,  nn 1  i.c:ni.  Whole Number 235.  Nelson,   British Columbia,  Saturday,-February  16,   [895.'  Price Five Cents  pTHE WEEK'S MSNSNG NEWS  PRICES OF  METALS.  irebruaiy          I'.Lli mil           1-1 Lh  (Silver        59g 59*'         uOA  .Lead          3.m . ii.\2h      ii.Tlh  lA'cb.  ORE SHIPMENTS.  I), Black Diiiinonri to Smelter, Mont..  1, War Eagle ,,..  4;     "    ::::::.:::::.:::::::;:;;:���������  5.     "       c     '*        ���������i. Joshi   R.Jan.'_(i, LeHoi   'ch,  _!),  30,  31,  J,  2  :'!  ���������1,  5,  7,  Total shipments t.o date from June, 189-1:  151 h  59.',  TONS-  .     _���������_  .      3D  '      !j9'  3. -  .      40  .      30  .      21  '      *$  '. .30  . 33  . 35  . "35"  . 28  . 23.  . 2.  . 2'J.  ���������      -������  ~57_  INelrton   ITi-air Creek (gold ore)...  1-Aius worth   JSlocan via ICnslo   I'Slocau via Nakusp   TEx. Blue Bell   TONS.  1)71  3.-173  -   201.V  080"  2,7-7.'.  500  but has nob yet opened up ihe bar depart  meut.  Wo liesir wil.b great s;iliafaci,ion that the  Neihuu Saw Mill Co. will put ia a mill here  but there is going to be n lumber famine  for all that.  Dr. Arthur, of. Nelson and Dr. Herman  Keller of Vancouver, have gone into part*'  uership here.  8,325  A large Quantity of ore is going out, via Nakiisp.  *int the C & Iv. Co. have not yet received tlieir  Eveturns of it.  MINING TRANSFERS.  NELSON.  Fell. 11,���������Paymaster,���������John Case to John Collin  [teon, ' interesl, $100.  NEW DENA'EB.  Feb.   2,���������Noonday   and   Fourth   of   July,���������J.  J'Oockill to Byron N. White, \ interest, ijilO.  -EASE.  i Feb. _,���������Lucky Jim, ltoadly, St. George, Van-  fcanl, Hoses and Shields,���������F. il. Kilbourne to K.  |J. Matthews, lease of his interests in the claims  Ifor one year, paying 7% of net returns, with option  j.o purchase the lirst tliree for $15,000.  ROSSLAND.  (From  our  own correspondent.)  The mild fi.e weather, while favoring  like movements of prospectors and survey-  Kirs who are now in the field, has seriously  |j)-it.ei'_eied with the freighting of the ore  from the camp. The road to Trail ia now  bo deeply cut up (down to the dirt) by the  l.ougli locks on tbe heavy ore teams that, it  [has had to be disused and nothing is now  Igoiug out along it. Both the War Eagle  ��������� and tbe Le Roi have had to lay off a few of  ['their men, but both are actively miuing in  l,full force. Both mines aro looking to be  1 veritable bonanzas, the bottom ofthe shaft  fin the Le-Koi being all in solid ore.  On the face.of the west' drift at the War  I'.Eiigle three parties of drillers are at work,  I from which the width of tho body of ore can  lhe inferred. Tbe new tunnel or the 112  Ifoot level is'in 30 feet and follows the crop-  fping of the lead.  Mr. Clark, the contractor for freighting  ?th_ War Eagle ore, has changed camp from  [Trail Landing to the Indian reservation  J just-on-the other- side- of��������� the-interiialiomil  |v)buundai y. Twelve1 teams will begin again  this week freighting direct to Northport.  Tlie necessity for the lied Mountain  teailroad becomes impressed more pointedly  [on the minds.of people in this camp and  Uve are all glad to know, that in spite 01 the  Refl'ons of our own member of Parliament to  [wreck the best project ever put forward for  the development of this camp, Mr. Corbin  "has made all arrangements to commence  Jwork next month and- push it through to  [completion in one season. The War Eagle  [alone could uow at this moment furnish  , him with.100 tons daily.  At the Josie a strike of two feet of rich  I ore is reported.  The Nickel Plate is widening out and  yielding   $70 to   8120   ore,   ja_lifying its  J earned reputation as one of the bu_L properties, in camp.  At the O. K. quite a new development  I has taken place.   About'thirty foot from  I the end.of the tunnel a-big chamber has  |> been blown ��������� out, and has yielded an immense block of free gold quartz.   An.up-  ! raise is being driven in two feet of this ore  and the mill is running continuously stamp-  ���������** ing out the gold.   The work is well done  land a huge frame of corduroys has-been  * formed in the chamber to catch the refuse  from the upraise.   Very heavy stulls have  beeu put in, for John Y. Cole being a practical miner himself, is.not the man to risk  a brother, miners life when money and skill  can prevent it.  ���������    At the I XL, adjoining the O. K., Mr, I.  , N. Knight collected some of -the rock and  pounded out in a mortar S312 in half a day.  He is now shipping ore.  Mr. Thos. F.-. Wren has bought-a-half-  interest in the Number One on RedMoun-  ,tain from William Springer.  The house, office and warehouse for Mr.  [,W. S. Jones, the Customs officer, are well  in   hand,   bub  are   delayed   for   want of  lumber. ������ . ...  C. Van Ness' hotel is the finest building  yet erected. It will be open this week for  general business: he- is already serving  meals and boarding eight or ten  people,  GOAT RlVJ.lt DISTRICT.    '-  ( From our own correspondent.)  Considerable petty thieving has beeu going on here of late���������one party lost a set, of  harness, another a set of wbipplo-trees and  ho cu. It is about time this sort of thing  is stopped. It has gone 611'without interruption for a few years aud appears to be  steadily on the increase. Ranchers and  others know when they leave their homes  that on their return there will be something missing nud on that accourt rarely  leave their places. It is no uncommon occurrence to have the larder completely  cleaned out. One poor fellow (who was  pretty hard pressed, ioo) put. all of his  ready mouey into provisions to last him  through the winter. He had occasion to  go to a neighbors house and was away  probably two hours. On his return his  door was open and everything in the shape  of grub carried away besides some clothing. Now this is what I call "hard lines."  There is work enough in tlie valley for a  constable and Ave ought to have one. Why,  besides white people we have, about 200  Siwashes who are constantly on the trot  from one camp to another, and who are, I  should say, the most cultus, good-for-  nothing lot of Indians iu the West. They  wont work and are ever ready to do a "neat  little job" by stealing anything that comes  handy.- They own : a few bands of small  cayuBes, which are frequently changing  hands,' for our Kootenay River Indian has  developed a great taste for "seveu-up,"  much to his. detriment.  Ranchers are now studying the various  seed catalogues. A few. weeks and they  will be busy in the fields again.  Talking about ranchers ���������how is it that  more settlers do not come in here ? Perhaps  it is not generally known that there are  large tracts pf. government land fit for cultivation, waiting for.the enterprising agriculturist. It has been thought all' along  that the Dyking Compauy took in all the  land that was of any value, but that is not  so. There is almost unlimited scope in this  district tor real live tillers of the soil���������and  what soil! Mr. Rykert has raised cabbages  of enormous size, some of tbem going over  fifty pounds each. One in particular,  which I remember Mr. Marks, of Nelson,  taking along with him, weighed 53 pounds,  and yet after that there are howlers who  say we have uo soil up here. In my travels  round the valley I have come across some  splendid pieces of land, which with just a  little work would be veritable gardens of  Eden.  Mr. Wigens is up from Duck Creek and  reports that they, have to discontinue work  on the Lizard shaft on account of water.  He is ordering a diamond drill for use on  the President. .           ,.    .. .      ...  p.cted to run  1000 ounces to the ton at  ieast, so says Wharton.  The Slocau Star has to drive about 50  feet further before striking the ledge in the  lower tunnel. It is confidently expected  that ii good body of ore will be struck  there,.in' wbicli case a concentrator will  be erected some time this summer.  A strike of four feet of solid ore has been  made on the Yakima, a claim lyiug in a  basin east of the Twin Lake Basin. This  claim, with others, was bonded some time  since by Mr. Glynn of Seattle, and it is au  open secret that tlie owners of the concentrator have an option, to take up Mr.  Glynn's bond at a profit.  Mr. Mathews, the representative of the  Omaha & Grant Smeiter, has- recently  taken a lease of the Lucky Jim Group,  comprising six claims. It is the seeoud  lease he has taken, tbe first being the Keno  and shows that the smelter people are not  afraid to go,outside'their own business to  engage in mining in our camp.  At, the Broken Hill Proprietory mine in  South Australia, which is famous throughout the world, 10,487 tons ot ore were  treated iii one week'. The result was 807  tons of lend, 224,07'": ounces of silver. If  tbe same quantity of Kooteuay ore was  treated, the result would be more like 7000  tons of lead aud a million ounces of silver.  It is only on account of lack of transportation facilities chat such a quantity or more  is not put out.  . John Fritsch who was injured some time  ago in the Lizard mine, is improving  rapidly.  For the last 24 hours we have had a fine  chinook, arid the river is now very unsafe  even for, pedestrians..  I am indebted to Mr. David -McLaugh-  lan for the following particulars, (i. e.) the  weather in January', taken at Observatory,  Ockonook, Idaho. .  Mean temperature��������� .'.."....��������� : ���������21������  Mean maximum temperature 30"  Mean minimum "  ..." 21������  Maximum temperature (10th) .'������������������.'��������� 4-'  Minimum " (2nd) 3 below zeio.  Total precipitation 1.15 inches.  '  Clear days, 7; partly cloudy, 20; cloudy, 4.  .-Prevailing wind,���������North.  Depth of snow on ground, (loth) lt! inches.  Total snow fall for mouth, 29-i inches.  NEW DENVER.  (From our"own correspondent.')  Petitions have been drawn up and are  being extensively signed, requesting the  government to supply funds for the building of trails up. Eight-Mile and Ten-Mile  creeks. The petition for, the latter .is in  charge of R. B. Kerr. It is most desirable  that this trail should be made in the early  spring, as not only are there some most  promising prospects on this creek, but a  large number of prospectors have expressed  their intention of exploring there next  spring. ���������   ,   ,,.,     ��������� ......     ,. .','.,.'.. -. ,    ',. - .0  A trail is also required up the'North  Fork of ��������� Carpenter Creek. Both here and  on Ten-Mile creek we feel aure: that the  holders of prospects -would -subscribe  money and -work, and with a government  grant would complete two much needed  trails. . , -      . ...    .,  ;;   ���������;; ,.���������. .v;    ,  S. M. Wharton is down from the Reucceau  and reports that ore has been struck on  | that claim in the lower tunnel. When he  left tbe width of the ore shute! was not  known. The upper tunnel,is about 160  feet higher and a winze to conuect the two  has already been sunk 63 feet.  The same mine shipped .yesterday three  carloads of ore from the Goodenough  ledge on the Reucceau ground, which is ex-  thesegcn.leiu.il will heartily support;  but before, twelve months have passed  ground will be bi'oken for the erection of  a. smelter to handle these^ores nnd tlujy  propose to do all in their power lo have  this smelter'imd t,he prosperity incidental thereto within the province, and I  believe that they will have. the sympathy and support,of every one having  the interests nf the province at heart.  If Mr. Corbin means business he has  two years in which to build his road and  needs no extension, By the way, J.  wonder if Mr. Larsen would take the  eon tract.  I have known Messrs. Kellie and Hume  for quite a long time and though I have  differed with them radically and may  differ again,-1 have always found them  honest and reliable. On this question I  am heartily in sympathy with them and  am in a position lo state that nothing  iniliiencedtheirvo_esb.it the certainty  that they were working for the best  interests "of the country that they represent.  I should like the reduction works here,  but let them be at, ihe mouth of the  Kootenay, mouth of the Slocan or at  Nakusp 1 will pull fbi- ii jusl the same,'  but 1 believe tnat any legitimate means  should be used to prevent Trail Creek  from becoming an adjunct of the State  of Washington. '   E. S. Topping.  [A portion of this letter comparing  the writer's services to the country with  those of Mr. Corbin is ommitted.���������Ed.]  LOCAL   NEWS.  Thos. Brown, who was for some time in  charge of the drills at the Silver King, has  been appointed assistant assayer  at Pilot  The ladies of the Presbyterian church  will hold an "At Home" at Mrs. Col well's  on Thursday evening at 8 o'clock. A  musical programme will be rendered by  local talent, and refreshments will be served  during the evening.   Admission 25 cents.  The oyster supper in the" Methodist  church on Thursday last, was liberally pat  ronized by the public: The'. oysters were  served iu first rate style, the ladies.attending to the wants of their visitors in their  usual able manner.       ' .  The weather continues fine and bright  with cold nights, the'mercury falling to  seven degrees above zero. The lake is still  open, but sheets of ice are forming in the  bays and gradually pushing themselves  out. The sun, however, is so-powerful in  the middle of the day that it th'aws out the  ice that forms in the night. If one cold  overcast day was to come along the lake  would probably be frozen, over. ��������� Reports  of intense cold continue to arrive from the  East. ���������������������������-���������.  Byron N. White was in Nelson on'Wednesday ou his way to Spokane, lie says  the sleigh road to Three Forks is in excellent order and tbe Siocau Star is sending  down about twenty tons a day. The sleigh  road will be converted into a wagon' road  in the spring by the government at a cost of  some $7000, and the owners of the Slocan  Star will conuect their mine witli it at San-  don at-fheir own expense.���������This-will-euable  them to go on shipping all through the  summer. - Mr.-White says that the Slocan  Star could easily ship 1000 tons a day if it  could be carried to tbe smelters.  PROVINCIAL.NEWS.  The,'session of, the British . Columbia  Parliament has probably ended this week.  It is stated by the coast papers that at it-  conclusion Mr. Davie will take the vacant  Chief .Justiceship. Iu that case Mr. .Turner  will probably succeed hi in as Premier, retaining the ofiice of Treasurer. For the Attorney-General, Messrs! Eberts and.Helm-  cken seem to be runuiug a close, race with  the popular favour leauing slightly towards the latter. '  Mr. Kellie has brought in a short Bill,  the whole intention of which is contained  in oue clause as follows:: "All wages due  or accruing for labour performed withiu  the Province of British Columbia shall be  paid in the lawful mouey of Canada, or that  declared to be legal tender, by.. a statute of  the Dominion of Canada, defining the  same,-and no other, and shall be paid at the  place where such laborer is employed, or at  the nearest practicable -point within the  the said Province of British Columbia." If  this Bill is passed it will prevent the use  not only of time checks but of the notes  of the Banks of B. C. and of Montreal.  CORRESPONDENCE.  Trail, Feb. llth, 1895.  Editor Nelson Miner:   .  The Tribune has iii two articles charged  that Mi*. Kellie, our member, has been  bought by the C. P. R. This is pure rot.  You also, Mi*. Editor, have hauled Mr.  Hume oyer.. the coals', foi- the same  reason, that is, voting to give no extension of time to the Red Mountain Railway scheme. Now I have known the  sentiments of these gentlemen from the  start and they coincide with my q(wn  and those of many other residents  of Trail Creek and I will -try, in  justice to them,-1 to state what they are.  Understand on the start that anything  to further the shipment of ore from the  camp under  the present circumstances  THE DOMINION ELECTIONS.  To The Editor,  Replying to J. A. Kirk I will ask you  to print the, enclosed clipping,, taken  from lhe report of a speech delivered by  Mr. Laurier to an immense audience at  Montreal oh the 24.il day of January,  1895:  "The fate has been trembling in the  scale. .We do not know exactly what is  to take.place;; but we know this: That  the question debated today in Ottawa is  not whether there is cause adequate or  not, to go to the country, but the only  thing today debated in Ottawa is  whether or not it would be to the advantage of the Conservative party to have  a dissolution now or to have the elections  later on. If the Conservative paitysee  that it is for their advantage to go to  the country immediately, then they will  not be at a loss to invent a pretence for  dissolving parliament. In 1891 they obtained a dissolution from His Excellency  Lord Stanley by actual  DECEIT AND FALSEHOOD.  Yes, deceit and falsehood. They represented to Lord Stanley, the representative of Her Majesty" the Queen, that/  they had obtained from Mr. lilaine, the  secretary of state in Mr. ILu-rison's cabinet, an invitation to reopen negotiations for the renewal of the old reciprocity treaty of 1854. sIt was a i'alse,-  liood, for which they had afterwards to  eat humble pie at , Washington. When  Sir Charles Tapper went to Washington  a few months later he had to meet Mr.  Blaine and he had to admit to Mr.  Blaine that indeed the.statement of the  Canadian government was not true; that  "M rTBla i tieThaclliie Va rg;i veir^iTclr "airifi^  vita-ion.., They'obtained the dissolution  in 1891 011 a falsehood, but with that  falsehood they snatched a verdict from  the people of Canada."  ...I have read the criticism ofthe weekly  edition of the Empire upon this speech  andalso the, great speech of Mr. Forster  a few days later, in which he replied to  Mr.' Laurier. There is not .in either case  any attempt to contradict Mr. Laurier's  version of this disgraceful episode, and  his version is so much like mine that one  would almost, think that he had been  leading Tin. Miner.  J. A. Kirk says that.the battle cry of  the 91 election was:, The old flag! The  old leader! The old policy! The paraphrase of tlii;- offered lip by the Hon.  David Mills, was considered at the time  very apt, viz.: The old'man 1 The old  flag and the old voters' list!  I an'i, etc,  Ghee Chako.  Bill is that "it is compulsory." What bill  ioiichitigou moral life is or couhl be anything else? "It s.-ivois of religious intolerance." The keeping <ii' llie sabbath is^i  moral question. You claim to desire and  support "any im-aMire that shall make  Sunday theprivate property of every individual to do what he likes." No one has a.  reasonable claim to such a liberty. But. if  Lie had, it would still be advocating what  is impossible. All exp'-rieuce goe* to prove  unit whe.'u the true character of the Sabbath  is cast out, the whole institution is cast out  with it. You have di,-_oveiv.i that, "human  nature cannot toil ou eternally without any  rest." How do you know ? Noue outside  of christian nations ev^r made the discovery, nor would they have done so had it  uot been wiitten.ages ago, 'Tlemcmber the  Sabbath day and keep it holy." It was  not ti.-e French revolution to which you  refer, that discovered it. That fearful event  m'us the masterpiece of the "no God, ho  Sabbath theory." It did uot work. It  never will \, ..'���������: except in French revolutions!  One government iu passing legislation  compelling a day of rest wouid be defending the rights of. the people in respect to  such a day, and especially the rights of the  laborer, aud all other rights of which the  christian Sabbath is the guardian of. ' We  may be "fools," but we can promise tbe  representative of this district and others,  the sympathy and support.of the christian  people of the country in casting their votes  in favor of Sabbath observance.  D. Campbell,  Presbyterian Missionary.  [We are glad to publish Mr. Campbell's  letter as far as it "goes for',' ourselves. But  we have warued our correspondents -that  their leiters must be brief, and have therefore beeu compelled to excise certain parts  which are meie arbitrary statements.���������Ed.J  SHIPWRECKS.  SUNDAY OBSERVAANCE.  Nelson, Feb. 7th, 1895.  To Editoh of. The Miner:���������-  Dear Sir,���������In ypur issue.of Feb. 2nd, an  article appeared,, touching on Sunday  legislation. We. do uot-wish ..to discuss  fully-thut question just now, nbr the Bill  now, before. Parliament. .But we wish to  take exception to.some. points in your editorial.. -Itis not marked by .the fairness we  could expect.. Tt.is not expressive, of .the  feeling of.all the ..'people, of Nelson, and it  is only right that that should be publicly  stated. You .shy, "Parliament has been  pestered witli petitions." We understand  it to be the right of British subjects to approach Parliament by way of petition regarding any matter which they deem fit.  This is a part of our liberty and one of the  guardians of peace. Your characterisation  of the petitions as composed of "cheek and  cant," and the petitioners as- "bigots,"  "fanatics" 'and "without common sense,  whose opinion is not worth a rap on the  matter," is an unjust one. You say''it interferes with the liberty of the subject because itjprevent. his doing what he likes  ou Sunday." He has not such liberty any  other dav in   the  week.   "The  fault of the  The loss of a steamer like the Elbe recalls reminiscences of other marinedisasters.  The following are some of the most terrible  that have occurred  in   recent times.  ,In  186SH. M. S. "Orpheus"  was wrecked on  the bar of Mannkau  Harbour,  N. Z., and  170 lives were lost.   The s.s. "London" oh  her way to Melbourne foundered in. the  Bay of Biscay in. 1S65 and about 220 per'  sons   were - diowued.    Tbe   P.   it..  O.  s.a.  -���������Car'uatiu"   went   ashore   in  the, Gulf of  Suez in 1S69.    Many passengers were-lost  and the survivors, among whom was Capt.  Paterson.ot tbe s.s. "Aiusworth" suffered  verv great hardships.    The  year  1870,was  marked by the Joss  of H. M. S. "Captain"  which    capsized    in 'a   squall. off  Cape  Finis.erie, ;l72 lives were lost including bet-  commander   Capt.   Hugh   B.urgoyne   and  Capt. Cooper Coles, her  designer.   Ouly a  gunner and 17 other men. were saved.    She  was considered at the time to be the crack  ship of the British navy.   The "Northfleet,"  a large vessel" laden  with emigrants for  Tasmania was run into in  the Channel by  lhe s.s. M!urilJo iu 1872 aud about 300 were  drowned.   The White Star s.s. "Atlantic!"  making   for    Halifax,    went   ashore. ,011  Meagher Rock  west of Sambro on lst.of  April   1873,   112   persons   inciudiug    the  Captain  were saved,  but about 560 were  Tdst^~MaTiy"peWslfe"a~~iu"^  cold and exposure.    The  ''Cospatrick,','.au  emigrant vessel ou her way  to Auckland,  N. Z., was burnt at sea in 1871 aud ouly ..  five or six out of   176. were   saved.   Tbe  "Sohiller," n mail.steame:- from   Hamburg  went ashore ou the  Scilly Islands, iu 1.875  and 331 persons were lost. The s.s. "Pacific'",  from Victoria,   li.   C.   to-Sim. Francisco,  foundered oJf Ciipe Flattery bnthelth.pf  November.in the same year, and about_,_50  persons were drowned. The "Heutschland."  a.sfeamer.belonging to the same company  as the "Elbe," went ashore off the,coast of,  Kent on the Gth of December,   1875, losing  about 70 hands.   In March, 1878, one.pf  the   most   terrible    disasters   of   modern  times took place.    H. M.��������� S.,"Eurydice,''..ft  training ship, was returning from the West  Indies.   She-was signalled off tlielsle.of"  Wight, aud many   persons   including the  wife of the Captain  and many  friends of  the lads on board assembled on the beach,  at Sonthsea to see  the. ship sail,into.Spit-  head.   They saw her round the; easteijy  pdiut of the Island,.within only,a fe^w miles  of them.   A sudden squall obscured.ter  for a few moments.   When' it cleared she  was nowhere to be seen.   She had capsized  aud of her crew over 300   were/ drowned.  The same year the '-Princess Alice," an excursion steamer was run into by s.s. "By well  Castle," on' the Thames  near; Woolwich.  Between 600 and 700 persons perished... In  1881 the "Victoria" steamer on.the Thames.  ' (Canada) upset.   Several hundreds of.per-  | sons - were   missing.   Iii" 1884 , H.. M.  S.  j "Wasp" disappeared with all hands.   She  j is supposed  to have foundered during a  ] typhoon in the China Sea..  In this year too  ithe yacht "Mignonette" . was lost on.!th'-  [ voyage"from England to Australia.   Three  j men and a boy escaped in a boat. Driven by  ; famine, the-captain aud mate, who ,were  I among, the survivors,- killed and eat the  I boy.  On their return to England they were  I tried for murder aud  condemned to. death,  [ but the sentence was afterwards commuted  ��������� to  six   mouths   iinprifxinmeut:   H. M.' S.  i --Serpent" was lost near Corunna with"173  'men in.. 1890.   In" 1891  the" "Utopia," an  ; emigrant  steamer   from   Naples   to New  ' York, sank in Gibraltar  Harbour after col-  . liding with H. M. S. -Anson"'at anchor. 538  passengers and 20 crew perished. THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY,  FEBRUARY  16,  1895.  WKrm&MBum.%\rn*w*^^-������j.������.i^!<KaxzFJX'izi  rjrrrmXKWi, 1 ������������������****&.*.*nmvv^iimmm't'i^rnir~~i^*i'r���������*^���������*^wmmr*rz>rmr^i.   nunuujwwii u-y.-w  "E-ffr,0Vri-MnTia_H-E'__R_B____r__E-_E_-  NOTES AND COMMENTS.  The Rev. D. Campbell, in a letter published elsewhere, takes exception to our remarks ou the Sunday Observance Bill. We  are not surprised, nor do we retract one  iota from what wo there said. We should  like to see a holiday once a week secured  for everyone, and tbe best day for that  holiday is Sunday. AVe should also like to  see everyone going (o church at least once  on that day, but we do uot believe in driving people there by closing every other  means of spending their spare time. That  appears toiis to be tbe best way of making  churches, aud religions generally, obnoxious. If the parsons caunot attract people  io their churches'by their own powers we  do not believe in aiding them by acts of  Parliament. AVe maintain that every man  should be allowed to spend the day in the  ���������way which to him seems best, and that tbe  law should protect him in this right. That  is where we difier from Mr. Campbell.  We are glad to note that The Colonist is  awake to the fact that the Kootenay is a  great mining region and that its fame was  not exhausted in a single boom. "It is believed" says the leading journal, "that the  yield of the Kootenay mines will, during  the present year, amount to nuiuy millions  of dollars." The Colonist is about right  and we are pleased to think that this  knowledge of our resources has been  largely gleaned from the columus of The  Mineb from which lengthy extracts are  printed every, week in Victoria's morning  paper.  Queen Lil, the dusky sovereigu of  Hawaii has at last "resigned" the crown of  the group of islands. As a matter of fact  she was deprived of her crown months ago  aud the islands have been ruled by a republic ever since. No .doubt her sable  majesty has been casting about for some  means of getti'g herself back on to the  throne, bat'she finds out now that not only  is that impossible*, but that if she does not  resigu peaceably that which was taken  from her by force, her successors will at  once deprive.her of some very considerable  possessions which she owns. Discretion  has therefore prompted the action. Now  that,they have it entirely their own way  the group of American specul.lors who  pull the strings of Hawaii, will make the  little republic dance to whatever time they  please.  According to the editor of the Alaska  News, who is now iu Seattle, itis possible  that the celebrated camp known as Forty  Mile on the Yukon is in British territory,  indeed it is not absolutely certain that the  town of Juneau will not find itself on  British soil when the boundary question is  settled.  Although later accounts diminish the  number of victims bv the sinking of the  "Elbe" from 100 to 303, thedisas'teris still ap-  paliug in its magnitude. Some of the papers  talk rather wildly about the enquiry, but  they must remember that this will not be  held in England but iu ' Germany. The  disaster occurred on the high seas and not  in territorial waters.  ...  THE   TRAIL   TO   WHITE    GROUSE  MOUNTAIN.  To Editor Mineb.:���������  Sir,���������My attention "has been called to a  petition signed by 50 or 60 persons iu this  vicinity; more or less interested, which has  been got up by Messrs. Newell and Black,  (owners of Davie townsiti) asking the  Provincial Government for $500 to build a  " trail from Davie townsite to AArhite Grouse  Mountain,  where they have some claims,  "Tqs teado f sending th e-pe ti tio nJ'to"Vic to ri"a~  direct as., I naturally "would have supposed and passed through ���������the Gold Commissioners hands. , I think it" but just  should such a grant be made, that the expenditure of such moneys should be where  the greatest number would be benefitted.  A matter which calls for the attention of  the Gold Commissioner. If a trail is to be  built iu the district referred to above, I a in  of the opinion it should be' built up Lsi-  frahce creek, as it would touch on-White  Grouse Mountain;- making .it accsssible to  claims located there and also be the direct  route to St. Mary's. On this '-route there  are a number of claims located, some of  them with cons derable ore out ready for  shipment. .      .    -  In the proposed I rail from Davie to  White Grouse Mountain, there will be none  else   benefitted  but   Messrs. - Newall  and  .Black. On the Lal'ranco creek trail many  persons holding claims along the creek and  on the summit will be benefitted 0:i either  route there are three summits* to get over  to reach Kootenay lake, which; I do not  tliink to be very practicable, nor warranting -very vast expendituie. The natural  outlet for the mineral is an all down grade  by way of Goat River, or if found preferable  a down grade also to East Kootenay. You  might refer to Mr. Stewart's report (which  is in the Gold Commissioners office at  Nelson) of his exploratory survey up La-  franc6 creek, looking up a pass for the C.  P..B., made some two years ago, in which  he states the feasibility of a good wagon  road or trail being built. Two years ago  Black Bros, (now Newall & Black) signed a  petition for a trail up Lafranee creek. I  think.public attention should be called to  this matter.  Thanking you. for the..space given this in  your valuable paper,'! am, etc.,  ��������� i , .A Subscriber.  A cow was recently introduced at Yakulat,  Alaska, by the missionary there. She was  the first the natives had ever seen and she  ! produced a panic. They fled in all directions, climbing trees and hiding behind  rocks.  NELSON  LOTS  ���������_S_  ._&_-  __-w__j  _������_  A new Railway under Construction.  Buy before the Market rises in the Railway  Centre and Seat of Government- of  West Kootenay.  Choice Building and Residence Property  REBATE ALLOWED FOR THE ERECTION OF GOOD BUILDINGS  Also Lots for Sale in     NAKUSP DA JVSON and ROBSON.  Apply for Price-, Maps, etc.. to "  FRANK FLETCHER   Land CommissionerC. & K. Ry. Co., Nelson, B.C.  Largest Fur and Hide House in North America,  JAS. MCMILLAN & CO.  MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.  ��������� INCORPORATED.] 202-212 FIRST AVE. NORTH.  WRITE   FOR   CIRCULAR   GIVING   LATEST   MARKET PRICES.     FAIR SELECTION; IMMEDIATE RETURNS. MAKE US A TRIAL SHIPMENT  Tremaine Steam Stamp MILi  THE LATEST   PRACTICAL   MINING-_  MACHINE  NOW PERFECTED   (Highest Award al World's Fail Vliicngn.)  The machine consists of a Two Stamp Prospecting 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 cau be taken  apart and easily transported by pack animals. These Mills can be ere-ted aud placed  in running order at from $2,000 to 82,500, according to locality.   Pull particulars from  M. S- DAVYS, Sole Agent,  nsr-HJDI.SO'N',   33.   c.  01 Among all the mining machines and appliances shown.at the AVorld's Columbian  Exposition there was nothing which excited more interest and favorable comment than  the Tkemaine 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 miuing 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)  Province Publishing Co.  LITH0G-EAPH DEPARTMENT,  TIIK I'l-OVIM-i: riiliMSHUXC' COMPANY -laving taken over the business uu<l plant ol'lhc  . YlttTOKIA.MTINM'K.iriirC COMPANY (Mr.. W. IS. Creech still acting as foreman),  is liov/ prepared to turn oui all -lasses ol'Colour aud Commercial work sucli as���������  Maps, Checks, Debentures, *  Bill and Letter Heads,  " ^- ^ eoloured-tabelsrShow  BEFORE SENDING YOUR ORDERS EAST GET ESTIMATES FROM  ~ @^__^-T_EI_EC!-?__c^v_*) " '  PROVINCE PUBLISHING GO  15  BROAD  STREET,  VICTORIA,   B.  C.  79  XOTICI'.  "VT-OTJCE >���������* ncrebv given that Henry K. Croas-  1\ ilii'lo, as agent for the Hall Mines, Limited,  has filed the necessary papers and-made-'application for a Crov/n Grant in favor of the "Mineral  Claim "Koh-i-noor," situated on Toad Mountain,  in tlie Nelson Mining division of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants, if any, must lilc their ot>-  'eotions within ('0 day*of the dale of this publication. N.  FlTZSTl'lil'S, .  Gov't, Accent.  Dated Nelson; li.C.  2Sth December, 1894  71 ilcc-9  - ���������>: NOTICE.  "VTOTICE is hereby given that Edmond Hancy  _L\ has filed the necessary papers and,made  application for a Crown Grant In favor of this.  Mineral Claim "Kickel Plate;; situated in the  Trail Creek Mining Division of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants, if any, must flic their objections with me within CO days from the date of  this publication in the British Columbia Gazette.  Dated, Nelson, Ti. C,  21st Januai'3*. 1S95.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  ���������    Gov't Agent.  *    -75 26-1, '  W.  A. JOWETT  MININGI & REAL ESTATE BROKER  IXSJlKAXCE and-- ���������  COMMISSION A WENT.  THE MINER can' ������e obtained from  the following agents :  Victokia, Tlie Province Publishing Co.  Vancouver, The News Stand, Hotel Vancouver. '    .   .  Kasm, Mr. It. B. Atkins.  -New Denvek, Messrs. Armit & l.ashdall.  Nelson.   Turner   Bros., -Gilbert   Stanley  and tbe -        .  MINEK PEINTING'i PUB. 00., Ltd.  ARMIT & EASHDALL,:  Mining Brokers.  VICTORIA ST.,  NELSON,  B. C.  WANTED���������Pushing Canvasser of good address. Liberal salary and expenses paid  weekly. Permanent position. BRO vVN BROS.  CO., Nurserymen, Portland, Oregon. (80)  Conveyancing,  Notaries Public  Mining Abstracts.  Complete lists of existing Mining locations  NEW DENVER. B. C.  Spokane  Falls dc  Northern R'y.  Nelson  &  Fort  Sheppard R'y.  All Rail to 'Spine, M  Leave 7-00 a.m. NELSON Arrive 5..0 p-ru  .   Trains leave Nelson  for Spokane every  Tuesday aud Fkiday 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 Eiver and Boundary Creek, connect at Marcus with stage  on Mondays, .Wednesdays, Thursdays a-d  Fridays.  Passengers for Trail Creek mines connect at Northport with stage on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  _isroTiOEJ.  "VTOTICE is hereby given that at-the next scs-  J3| sion of tlie Parliament of Canada application will be made on behalf of thc Red Mountain  -l'aU.\vay_Co!npany,_a-corpo.ation-crealed_by_.an-  _\ct of the Legislative .Assembly ofthe Province  of British Columbia, for an Act declaring thc  railway of thc said Company to be a work for tlio  general advanlageof Canada and declaring the  said Company-to be a body corporate and politic  under the legislative authority of the Parliament  of Canada and to have all the franchises, rights,  power, privileges and authorities conferred upon  it by it. present _\ct of incorporation and giving  to the said Company the following additional  powers: *  1st. To construct or acquire by purchase, lease  or olherwiseany other line or lines, of telegraph  connecting with the line along the line of said railway, and to transmit messages for commercial  purposes ovor.lhe said or any telegraph lines so  acquired and to collect tolls for so.doing. .  . 2nd. To construct or acquire by purchase, lease  or otherwise and to maintain and operate vessels,  wharves and docks and to carry on the business  of shipping and warehousemen generally, nnd  3rd. To construct, the said railway as a narrow  gauge railway at the option of.the Company.  1. To extend thc time for tho commencement of  construction of tlie said railway to the 12th day  of April, lS!)7,-and the completion thereof to the  12th day of April, 18<i<).  Dated tho 3rd day of January, 18!>.'.  ���������BODWELL & IRVI.VG,  (72) . ;_   Solicitors for the Applicants.'  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that' Howland  Stevenson, as agent for Andrew li. Hendryx, has riled the necessary papers and made  application for a Crown Grant in-favor of a  mineral claim known as the "Arcade," situated  on North Beach and joining the. east side line of  the "Comfort"- mineral claim, an. the Hendryx  Camp, in thc Ainsworth "Mining Division of West  Kootenay District.  Adverse claimants, if any. arc required to file  their objections with me within CO days from the  date hereof. N. FITZSTUBBS, .  Nelson, B. C, Gold Commissioner.  Jan. 10th, 1895-      7312-1  MEOICAL.  "pi    C. ARTHUR, A.M., M.D., :  PHYSICIAN,   Etc  Coroner fob West Kootenay,  . Office over Nelson Drug Store,  West Baker street, -  Nelson, B.C.  Calls at office promptly attended todayandnight.  c  ANADIAN  PACIFIC  RAILWAY!  The Cheapest and Most Direct Koute,  From NELSON, KASLO and all Kootem  Points  To the PACIFIC COAST and to the EAST!.  TI.A1>$    TO   AKI������   FltOM    M'LSOV    IMIL.Y.I  Direct Connection at Robson every  Saturday   I'vcning,  With Steamer for Wig-Warn Landing where con-,  ncction  is made with   Canadian   Pacific East!  bound and Westbound through trains.  Through Tickets Issued,  Baggage Checked to Destination,  No Customs Difficulties.  Equipment Unsurpassed, combining palatial  Dining and Sleeping Cars, Luxurious Day Coach,  cs, 'loii-isr, Sleeping Cars and Free ColonisG  Sleeping Cars.  .For information as to rates, time,etc, applvl  to nearest agent, ������������������������*���������  ���������I. III IU MOV, A Rent, Nelson,  Or to ('HO. *���������!������:_,. KttOW'V,  District Passenger, Agent, "Vancouver.]  COLUMBIA  <Sc  KOOTENAY  STEAM   NAV..  CO.]  , "   (1.1-11TE'D)  Str. "Nelson's" Time Card:  In filed .Iannary 1st, 1S1>."������.  LEAVE  NELSON:  .Monday at 4 p. m.  TuEsruvat ��������� p. m.  Wednesday at 5.40 p. ni.  .Tiiuksdav at I p. in.  Fin day at 4 p. in.  Saturday at 5.40 p.,m.  LEAVE  KASLO:  Sunday at 8 a. in. -  Tuesday/.at ;j a. m.  Wednesday at S a. m.  Thursday at, S a. in.  Friday at :' a. in.  Saturday  at 8 a. m.  - The right is reserved" to change this schedule at'  any time without noiiee.  TVAu.an,    '   -'      -  Secretary. -  J. AV. Tijoup.  ".Manager  THE SHORT  - FAST -  SCENIC  ROUTE  Seattle,. Victoria*  Vancouver & Puget  Sound, and all Pacific Coast Points, St. ;|  Paul, Chicago and  Points Beyond  Modern Equipment.   Itock-ICallasl Koailbctl.  Attractive tours via I>ninth ami thc (.rcnt  Lnl.cs In connection with exclusively  passenger boats of Xorlherii S.S. Co.  Direct Connection via Xelson A Fort Sheppard Hallway, nt Spokane; ami via  C. A K. S. X. V. at ItoiU-.rV Ferry.  To  For maps, tickets, and complete information  call on Agents C. A K. S, JVav. Co., ,\. A F. S.  Ry., or  - C. ft. IMxon, ('en. Agent, Spokane, Wash.  F.  I.  Whitney, ft. P. A T. A., St. Paul Min  F. T. Abbott, Travlins Freight a Passenger  Agent, Spokane, Wash. THE MINER, NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY" 16.   1895!  %ht filter.  fTHE MINER is printed, on Saturdays and  will be mailed to any address in Canada or  the United States, for one year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  10NTRACT AD VERTISEMENTS inserted  at the rate of $3 per column inch, per  month.  TRANSIENT AD VERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of 15 cents per nonpareil line  first insertion, and jo cents per line for each  subsequent insertion. Advertisements running for shorter periods than three months  are classed transient.  iLL COMMUNICA TtONSto the Editor must  be accompanied by the name and address of  thc writer.  PRINTING turned out in first-rate style  at the shortest notice.  lODRESS  The Miner Printing & Publishing Co.  nelson,  b.c.  IJhaniber  THE B.  C. SOUTHERN.     ,  For the lust three or four yours a small  number of men, who have made it their  msiness to see West Kootenay with  heir own eyes, have been doing all that  ..dividual* can do to bring the riches of  is country to the knowledge of Oana-  ian and 'English capitalists. Articles  ave been contributed to the most iui-  oii'tant newspapers of the. world,  peeches have been made before all sorts  audiences, including the London  of Commerce, and an active  personal propaganda has been carried  n.    But though we piped to the  world,  e world would not dance tpour music,  'hey asked: "[f Kootenay is so rich,  ivhy does it send nothing out?" They  kid "When you begin to ship we. will  egin to buy." Now we have done more  inn begin 10 ship. Look at the first  plumn   of  The Miner and see what  ootenay's shipments are in spite of the  >w price  of silver.    If these shipments  ere made from any other country but  ir own we should be crazy to invest,  ut it is our own country: a good solid,  bnest business of our own and so we  ike no notice, of it. There are excep-  ons, of course,.but as a rule  the  mer.  anl.s of the capital and of Vancouver  p not advertize, i.e., do uot seek busi-  ess in our mining camps, preferring to  X! ii. go,to Winnipeg or the States. Tlie  fining brokers of Vancouver and Vic-  oria sit on their haunches and bewail  he bad times, instead of trying  to get  share of the mine  brokering which  is  low being done in Spokane,  and  worse  man all, though a few  wise and patriotic men   have put their   money  into  Imelters built or to be built in  the country in which, they, are interested,   they.  iiave to send out of Canada for their  |ioal, or letthe smelting be done in  the  smelters of the States!   Is it because we  have no coal suitable for our smelters;  kio   merchants who can compete with  Ihose of  Winnipeg   or the" States;  no  ; brokers in our two great towns.who  .now .what mines are ahd can attract  Lupital to honest   business propositions?  Not a bit of it.    The merchants are here,  but  they are  asleep;, the  brokers   are  here,   but  they  are  busy  smoking and  grumbling over  bad times; the  coal is  Idose at hand,   but  the  C. P. R.  stands  fnelween it and Kootenay. ��������� ������  --It is tune for Kootenay to realize what  Ithe true position of this coal question is.  L'n  the Crow's Nest Pass we have an  Jenoriuous deposit of excellent coal, equal  Uo the best Welsh coal, which, if it could  be  sent by rail  from  the  Crow's Nest  'ass, via Cranbrook and St. Marys River  bo Pilot Bay, could be delivered at the  [smelter there at $6 or even at $5per ton.  Co do this 120 miles of railway  would  [_iave to be built, and the men who want  [to build it are ready to do so, are iu Lon-  lon now waiting only for the grant of  the subsidy, already voted by the Dominion Government, to begin work.    It  lis, we presume, common knowledge that  |lhe Dominion Government voted .$3,200  mile for the first section of the B. C.  |Southern Railway in 1894.   A railway is  bo run from the coal deposit, through the  Crow's Nest Pass to the Upper Koote-  Inay; the first section of it to be 34 miles  |n length.   This railway will bun through  fi mineral country and will bring ore as  is well as coal to the West Kootenay  smelters.  Sib John Thompson, the then Premier,  decided that this, subsidy was to be  given to the B. C. S. unless the C. P. R.  came to terms immediately with the B. C.  S., in which case the.C. P. R. was to  build and have the subsidy.  But the C. P. R. bus not come to  terms. It is said on the other hand that  this monstrously strong corporation  maintains that all the section of country  concerned in this question should be reserved for their benefit, and that they  have strained every nerve to oppose the  granting of this subsidy to the men who  want to use it.  Sib John is dead and the history of  this trifling with the rights of a people  may never see light. It should do so.  Either men in high position greivously  misrepresent things or it is a matter  which should be exposed.  At any rate this much is certain. The  B. C. Government is now pressing  the Dominion Government for the immediate grant of the subsidy already  voted. The B. C. S. Ry. is ready to  commence building as soon as they get  that subsidy. The mines are producing  ore enough to warrant the bringing of  coal to. our smelters and we are losing  money and work for our people by  sending the ore out of our country to be  smelted, buying other peoples coal instead of using our own.  It should be clearly understood that  whilst B. C acknowledges a certain  debt of gratitude to the C. P. R. for  opening up this country she is not prepared to pay it with her life blood. She  has paid enough already. The Canadian  Pacific Railway was made for British  Columbia as apart of Canada, and not  Canada for the Canadian Pacific Railway.  If the Crow's-Nest coal can be shipped  j to Kootenay, it can be sold  there at  $6  i per ton.    At the present   moment the  freight alone on  coke delivered at Pilot  Bay comes  to   $8.75.   The coal of  the  Crow's Nest will become a valuable asset  instead of dormant riches.    It will  employ  a   very  large number of  men   to  mine     the     coal,      men      to    freight  the     coal    to    Kootenay,     men    "to  smelt    the     ores    in     Kootenay.     It  will leave to mine owners the cost of  freighting the  ore to foreign  smelters  and to smelting men the difference  between  $0 ahd  $12.75 per ton  for  coal.  Now   we   make   our   money   out   of  mining the ore and selling it.    If we had  this 120 miles of road which the B. C. S.  wants to build we should keep all the  labour and most of the prolit in our own  province; we should ourselves mine the  coal and sell it; we should freight it and  be paid for freighting it;  we should  do  our own smelting and make a profit on  all these various operations as well as on.  the mining   and  sale   of our   ore and  should immensely add to our population.  Is it possible   that   the   present Dominion Government is not strong enough  to control the Canadian Pacific Raihvay  company?���������I-f--it--is���������noly-t-ho-people-of-  this part of Canada will be asking at the  next election whether it is strong enough  to   govern   the Dominion?    These are  serious questions worthy a statesman's  consideration..    This   we    know,    that  British Columbia wants its own coal for  its own smelters; wants its own  labouring men employed to smelt its own ores,  and does not want its prosperity to wait  another seven years  upon  the  conven  ience of any company.  as some important matters came up which  the parties present were uot prepared to  deal with, owing to want of full authority  and other reasons, the agreement between  the companies was not then and there con:  eluded, but was postpoued for a short time  for further consideration aud the obtaining  of the needful authority to conclude an  amicable arrangement. It is likely that  this will be effected soon, and we siucerely  hope that it may, as, whilst the government  is not at present committed to the N. ������fe F.  S., on the other hand it is by no means the  case so fur, that the C. P. R. have established any right to the water front east of  Ward street. The present government  certainly will not permit any "dog in the  manger'" action where the public interests  are concerned. We cannot fiud that Mb.  Hume has ascertained anything or done  anything with respect to this matter. What  did-his supporters send him to Victoria to  do ? Is he stopping the Five Mile Point  Railway as he tried, by his vote to stop the  Red Mountain Railway ? When is the --upbuilding" syndicate going to lay its first  brick ?  gOins  winter has commenced  and the,SKATES-are  p- fast.     But don't you  know  that you need  time  Yes!  something beside outdoor amusement ? There is no  winter for practicing on some instrument. We have-  Banjos, Guitars, Violins and all the latest music, beside Pianos  an Organs and ��������� ������  ANYTHING IN THE WAY OF NEWSPAPERS  AND NEW NOVELS. vm   We will deliver your news at your door if you want it regularly.  Oh! yes, we. forgot to say that we have a big stock of sewing  machine needles and oil.  TTJZR3ST_E]R   BEOS.  NEW SUITINGS.  NEW TROUSERINGS.  Fred. J.  Squire,  the Nelson Tailor, has just  received a large consignment of  BRITISH POLITICS.  The British Parliament was opened 011  the. 5th and the perusal,of the Queen's  Speech leaves the Impression that there  will be lively times, politically, in the old  country. For some time the Irish have  been protesting that unless Home Rule is  made a prominent feature ot the session,  they will desert the Liberals and vote in  opposition witli the Conservatives. This  of course means the downfall of-Lord Rosebery and his party. There is absolutely  no mention whatever of Home Rule iu the  speech. The only reference made about  Irish affairs is to the effect that law and  order prevail to an unprecedented degree  in the Emerald Isle and that a proposal  will be brought forward to remedy defects,  iu the law of landlord and tenant. This  will not satisfy Pat. The only remedy to  that law in his opinion is the total removal  of the Landlords by force aud this he has  been taught to believe.would be a righteous  and just act. The new bill, however, is  not likely to contain provisions of so drastic  a nature. The Irish party will do as it has  done before; walk across the Floor of the  House and eject the party it placed in  power. We may expect to hear of Loud  Rosebeey's resignation any day. Should  this happen, the Conservatives will return  to power and the covenant between them  aud the Liberal "Unionists, which has for  its object the maintenance of our National  Unity, will be further strengthened by the  admission of Mr. Joseph Chamberlain  into the Cabinet. Nor should we be surprised to see the Duke of Devonshire also  among the new ministers. Our readers  will remember that the leaders of this  party are all pledged to Bimetalism.  FALL GOODS  Call and inspect the new   Patterns  and Styles.  Fred. J. Squire,       Baker Street,  Nelson.  but have received uo answer yet. There  has been much bitter feeling and threats of  mob violence, which the arrival of the  Philadelphia yesterday' may prevent.  LiliuoUalpni was made.prisoner on the 16th  January, and on the 24th relinquished all  claims, nnd swore allegiance to the republic,  imploring clemency for the Hawaiians."  ,       ���������.  A Sitting of thc County Court of Kootenay will  be holdcn at Nelson on Thursday, 18tlr da7 of.  __p.il, A. D. 1895. Also a sitting of thc said Court  will be holdcn at the Citv of Kaslo on Monday,  22nd day of April, A. 1!>. 1S95.      "  T. H. GIFFIN,  Nelson, 13. C. Registrar of the Court.  Fob. 2nd. 1895..     82  NOTICE.  J.  86  H. BROWNLEE  MINING BROKER.  .VICTORIA, B. C.  ARCHER MARTIN,  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  83 f.OYKKKMI'ST stki'KT.  over Bank of Montreal,  '  , VICTORIA. B. C.        CANADA.  SPECIAL  ATTI.XTIOX  TO   UIMSI.  iaw.  87  NOTICE.  N<  OTICE is hereby given  that thirty days  after this date I intend to apply to thc  Stipendiary Magistrate   for  a license to sell  wines and n ��������� ���������-  Rossland.  liquors by retail at my hotel at  GU... WASSHOLM.  February 16th", 1895.  THE N. &��������� F. S.  TERMINUS.    ~  The position of the railway right-of-way  and terminus question is as follows, and it  will be determined without any reference  to the expressed desire of the Tribune that  there should be no-line from Five Mile  Point, aud no terminus at Nelson but'bnly  a small station up the mountain.   ���������  Some correspondence took place on the  subject in 1891, between the Hour. .John  Robson, the late Premier, and Mb. Abbott  of the C-. P. R., but it is difficult to tell  exactly from this correspondence .what was  the agreement in reference to the right-of-  way east of Ward street. When the'Hon.  T. Davie was here lately, he examined the  locality on the,spot, and also from the boat  on the lake, aud on returning to Victoria,  brought about a hearing before the Executive of the parties concerned, represented by Mr. Corbin aud Major Dtjpont  on one side and Mr. Abbott on the other.  The purpose of the heariug was to ascertain if the parties could arrange the matter  without the government being called upon  ���������a desirable course and one likely to avoid  delay under the circumstances. This appeared to be recognized at the hearing, but  NEWS OF THE WORLD.  In the Houso of Commons the Goveru-  menfc-woi.-its-first-divisio'n-by_oulv-12-.votes;-  273 to 261.   The Parnellites voted with the  Conservatives. ' ..  . The Chinese loan iu Loudon was a failure.'the public did not subscribe more than  half of it. The bonds at last hearing were  at 2 per cent discount.  It is hoped that the threatened war betweeu Mexico and' Guatemala will be  averted. Mexico has sent, a commission  to the frontier to investigate the claims of  injured individuals.  Diamonds are. reported from the Crater  of Mount Edgcumbe in Alaska.. A "Mr.  Frobese of Sitka', who claims to be an expert and who is most highly spoken of by  the '"Alaskan" vouches for. their genuineness and is confident that the crater bed is  "full of. them." We wonder how large that  crater bed is.  Thecostof the Brooklyn strike which'lasted  a fortnight, is estimated at $1,760,054 as  follows: For wages, 6,000 men at 82 per  day for fourteen days, 8168,000; for railroad fares, 1,300 cars, average loss per day  for fourteen days, $25 each, ������455,000; for  extra police, 500 men, fourteen days at ������3  per day, 21,000- estimated loss to business  in Brooklyn, two'weeks at 8500,000 a week,  ������1,000,000.  - The.following is the' official despatch to  the the United States Government concerning the Hawaiian revolt. "The revolt  was over on the 9th January, the casualties  being���������Government, one; Royalists, two.  The court-martial convened on the 17th  tried 39 cases, aud there are 200 more lo be  tried, while further arrests are being made  daily. Gulick, a former, minister, and  Seward, minister and major in the federal  army, both Americans, and Rickard, an  Englishman, have.been sentenced to death;  all have heretofore been prominent in  politics. Thomas B, Walker, formerly in  the United States army, has been sentenced  to imprisonment for life and 35,000 fine.  The other sentences are not disclosed, but  will probably be death. I have requested  copies of .the record for our government to  determine its duty" before final sentence,  NOTICE is hereby given that the under-mentioned ' respective amounts will be paid as  bounty for thc 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  siicli_aiiiinal_wa������Jville.dJii_a_sntt.le_ne.nt,_, 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 (S2.00).  For each coyote, one dollar (������1.00).  By Command. ~  JAMES BAKER' .  Provi ncial Secretary  Provincial Secretary's Oflice,'  (26) 22nd August,  1861.  Rich's Corner  "X  VANCOUVER, b. C.  uxton & Rodney  ���������WHOLESALE AXO 11BTAIL���������  ^TOBACCONISTS?  KslHhUslicq |S<i'>.  HENRY SHORT & SON,  GUNMAKERS  Ami ln)|>������rl<'rs or linns. Rifles Amiiiiml-  Uoiiof'itll Ki'Mls.   IIhIiIiik Tackle  in <������r.at Yii.h'.ly.  Wi ROM'MS STItKKT,  ���������  VHTOIUA, II. ������J.  IN  No. of Plaint 301/01.  COURT OF KOOTENAY-  ���������)  Agents for the celebrated   L.   &  CO.  (Loewe & Co.)... B. B., and other best -  English" Briar Root Pipes.  A large stock of " OWN MAKE " Pipes  Tobaccos - of- all kinds and all smoker's  requisites kept on hand.  COI'NTKY  OKDKI-*.  ATTKJ  I'lMMII'TLY  __���������___-___  _C*_?-___.  NOTICE.  "VTOTICE is hereby given that sixty days from  _13i the date hereof I intend to apply for a  Crown Grant to the "Calcium" "Mineral Claim,  surveyed as Lot 721. Group I, situated in Galena  Bay in the Ainsworth "Mining Division of West  Kootenay District. This application ' will be  made under section 35 "Mineral Act, 1891."  Copies of the field notes and plat can be seen at-  the office of thc Government Agent, Nelson.  Nelson, B. C, ANDREW B. HENDRYX.  December 20th, 1894.      22dec 70  THE COUNTY  ������������������"���������- - HOTiD 1VN-.V.T--NI. J. SOXt^" ^^  To  William H. -Brandon of the-town of New  Denver in the District of West Kootenay, Free-  Miner of British Columbia, and Michael P.Adams of the town of Perth in (he Province of  Ontario, Free-Miner of British Columbia, and  Robert C. Adams of the Citv of Montreal in  thc Province of Quebec, Free-Miner of British >  Columbia;���������  TAKK NOTICE that a plaint has been enter-    ������  ed and a summons issued against you in the -  above County Court, by Moses Ediams,  Peter ���������  McPhee, and Thomas J. Roadley, all of Kaslo "  City,in the District of West Kootenay, B. G ,  Free-Miner-, and James li. Williams of-the  City of Spokane in the State of Washington,  Free-Miner of British Columbia, and  William  V.  Cain of thc town of Grangoville   in thc-  State of Idaho, Free-Minor of British Columbia, *  for thc following, that is to say;���������  (a) That they may he declared to bo   the  lawful owners of the mineral.claim  "Manhat- '  tan."  (b) Ton Thousand Dollars damages for the  trespass and conversion committed by you.  (c) An injunction' rest raining vou from  committing any further trespass on the mineral claim "Manhattan."     -  (<1) Such further and other relief as the  nature of the case, may require and to the  Court seem just.       .  And an order has been dulv made by the  Honorable William   Ward   Spinks   that   thc  publication of a notice of thc'enlrv of such  plaint in "The Miner" a weekly news-paper  published at, Nelson, B. C. for a period of Four  Consecutive weeks;-and the posting of   such  notice in lhe Court House at Nelson aforesaid  and the mailing by Registered   Letters in En'  vclopcs duly scaled and thc postage thereon" '  prepaid  in  Her Majesty's Post Ollice in the  City of Kaslo, B. <_. of copies of the .Summons  and statement, of claim herein to each of you  and  addressed to you the said  William   h'  Brandon at Guelph in the Province of Ontario  and to you thesaid Michael P. Adams at Pertli  in the Province of Ontario, and to you thc said -  Roberto. Adams at Montreal in the Province  Quebec, and enclosing a true copy ofthe said  Tder with   said summons so addressed and  each of you SHALL BE DEEMED  co of the summons upon each of  thc same force, virtue and effect  service had been effected.  *i._r.i_^_Jls ^*iU be heard at Nelson, B. C.  on .h_mpjpjy of April, at ten o'clock in the  forenoon, off "Vhich day you are required to  appear, and if you do not appear either in person or by your ,-olicitor at the time and place  above mentioned, such order will be made and  proceedings taken as the Judge may think just  and right.  Dated this 12th dav of February  T   IT  CHARLES W. McANN,  Plaintiff's Solicitor.  \. D. 1895.  GIFFIN.  Registrar.  Si THE MINER, NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY .16, 1895.  CHURCH, NOTICES.  /Sunday, Febkuary 17th, 1895.,  Methodist Cht.-J.ch. J. F. Betts,- chair-  thati of ;the -Kamloops district, - will preach  morning and evening. Morning subject:  "The world without religion." Evening  subject:   "Ail things made new."  A missionary collection will be taken in  the evening. ' A special invitation is extended to the public to attend these  services.  Ciitjiici- of England. Morning service  11'a. ro.- Evening service 7.30 p. m. Holv  Coinmunion after morning service.  '��������� Pbesbyteman* Church.     Service at 11  a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Sunday School (union)  2.30 p. m.    Prayer   meeting   Wednesday  ^     next 7.30 p. m.  ���������1      Roman Catholic Church.   Mass  10.30  .V__! ���������  itiixixr;.  13     C. CAMPBELL-JOHNSTON. !-  of Swansea, India, and thc United States  -       E'^.- -  METALLURGIST, ASSAYER,  '"   ';'���������"      AND MINING ENGINEER  Properties reported on. ��������� All assays undertaken  Furnaces and conr/itratiiig plants planned  and erected. Trca^'ic.:* for ores given. Ore*  bought and sold.- Be   ..0, Vancouver. B. C.  we ������������������___>-���������-- :.���������������������������  Are not Philanthrophists, and don't claim,to-  GIVE GOODS AWAY  For Nothing;   but   wc.. certainly   claim to sell  Groceries cheaper then you have ever    ,  before bought them.  - THESE PRICES -  i   !-,' -       Speak for themselves:      "���������,  i-T\T\ the freight to the cost 6t' the article  J\.AJAJ   and you will see whether it will  pay to buy.f rom us or not.   The average FrclKliI  Kute Is LESS thau l.Cciit per pound toyernon.  For example:   We sell Evaporated Apples at 12'c. per 1b.  Freight to Vernon... !'.:.lc.      "  - Total cost............ ."13.c. per lb.  Wc guarantee the rates below to be correct.  Freight  rate.,  -��������� -..-'.!'    -��������� ".��������� -������������������������������������"- ��������� ��������� .'���������;,.! 100.1-s.  Hungarian Flour, per sack 81.10 67c  Pastry Flour.     1.15 67c  Candles, 14 oz., per, lb     12'c,. 99c  Candles, Price's, per lb      18c 99c  Candles, wax, per lli      18c 99c  ��������� ' CHEESE.  Limburger, 2 11) each  45c 99c  Genuine Swiss, per lb  40c 99c  Cream Brick, per lb '".*...'.  25c 99c  CURRANTS.  Currants, per lb....:'  6c ������1.24  -s COCOA.  Fry's, per package....'.  10c $1.48  Bulk.perlb !.���������...'...  35c 1.48  COAL OIL.  American  3.00 ������.124  NUTS.  Almonds, per lb  20c ������1.48  "Walnuts, per It)  20c 1.48  "'Filberts, per It,        15c 1.48  Bra_il,pcr lb .....-���������  15c 1.48  .������������������;,: ���������-. ;      PEEL.  Lemon Peel, perlb..:  20c ������1.48  -Orange Peel, per lb  20c 1.48  Citron Peel, per lb  25c -1.48  ���������i ���������';."'���������:- SUGAR.  Granulated, per lb    4:{c 74c  Yellow, per lb....'  lie 74c  Powdered, 30-11, boxes .-  ������2.30 ������1.24  SAGO.   1.Sago,.bcst.quaiity,_p.e.rJb..,.._.__._.___.__!.._._____to__Jl__y_  "*"���������.-*���������  Y\ . SALT.  Fine T;hgli_h",-'50-lb sack....-  60c 74c  Coarse salt, 100-lb sack  "85c 74c  3-lt, sack .' ������������������.... 5c  SODA CRACKERS.  401b boxes  5ic ������1.24  Christie's, 2-n, box......'.  20c 1.24  V.;t.'.'.;'                  SYRUP. .-,'.:' .'',  '  1 gallon tin    -60c ;99c  _ gallon'tin. 35c ,99c  5 gallon keg.'..'..7' .:>..:..:   ������2.25 .  99c  Maple syrup, 1 gallon tin ��������������������������� ��������� ������1.15 99c  -*'/; SOAP.  French Castilie, 2. lb bar.." '.      50c." 74c  Yellow soap, 30 bars  ������1.90 74c  Electric soap, 6 bars for .: -. 25c 74c  '. .    -.        '-        RAISINS. ';':  Valencia! per lb .-,       7c ������1.24  Sultana, seedless lie ' 1.24  RICE. . :  Japan! per sack *! ". ��������� ������2 10 '9.0c  China, per sack..' '...:     1.90' 99c  ROLLED OaTS.  90-lb sack....:....  3.85 67c  25-lbsack : ���������"������������������������������������ 1.10 07c  :,:;-,    '    :.   DRIED FRUIT.  Evaporated apples, per", lb  12.c 99c  Evaporated peaches, per lb  12' c ������1.21  Evaporated apricots, per lb  12.c 1.24  SmyrnafiBB..*.V....'..-���������'���������.....*  12'c 1,21  -MISCELLANEOUS.  Mixed pickles, 20-oz. bottles.-.. .e .... 15c'   '...**"  Mixed pickles, 1 gallon keg  . 80c ������1.24  T. & B. tobacco, 3 plugs for  65c 99c  Mince mcat,;per package.  12c  Macaroni'andVermicelli, 10lo. box. 8oc  ,������1.24  Washing soda. 100-lb. !-ack  ������1'25 74c  Kcille'r Marmalade, per jar  2oc  Jams and'jellies, 7-lb. pails.:..... 70c 99c  Jams and jellies, 5-lb. palls..:...  ,   oOc 9')c  - ���������-      : ���������  TERMS:   CasU M Mil Order.     .  licfccncc���������Bank of British Columbia.  S. GINTZ BURGER  THE MAMMOTH GROCER  . 18 Cordova Street,       VaNOO'  P.O. Box 590. V MIN-UV^i  NOTICE.  i  TV** OTICE is hereby given that John Elliot, as  J_\ agent :for Edward Mahon, has filed" the  necessary papers and made application for a  Crown Grant in favor of the Mineral,Claim  "Jessie." situated in the Nelson Mining Division  of West Kootenay. Adverse claimants, if any,  must iile their objections with me within oO days  from the date of this publication.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Nelson, B.C. Gov't Agent.  10th December, 1894. 67  --co-  Hunting, Survey, Prospecting  PARTIES AND OTHERS   THE NEW, FAST   STEAM LAUNCH "FLIRT"  Can be CHARTERED by day or week  ou 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)  FIRE   INSURANCE    POLICY   ACT,  1893."  "VJ 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 Fire  Insurance," from the 1st day of April, .1891, until  the 1st day of April, 1S95.  JAMES BAKER,.  Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  29th March, 1891. (2)  Southern Division,, District of  West Kootenay.  NOTICE TO TAX PAYERS.  NOTICE   IS  HEREBY   GIVEN,   in  -^ accordance with the Statutes, that  Provincial Revenue "Tax and all taxes  levied under the - 'Assess- rnent Act" are  now due for the year T895. All of the  above named taxes, collectible within  the Southern Division if the District of West Kootenay, are now payable  at my office. ...  Assessed Taxes are collectible at the  following rates, viz:���������  If paid on or before June 30th, 181)5���������  One-half of one per cent, on real property.  Two per cent, on the assessed value of  wild land.  One-third of one per cent, on personal  property. ' .  One-half of one per cent, on income.  If paid after June 30th, 1895���������  Two-thirds of one per cent, on real  property.  Two and one-half per cent, on the  assessed value of wild land.  One half of one per cent,  on personal  property.���������'- ���������^ ���������' "'���������  ~���������'��������������������������� ���������"���������  Three-fourths of one per cent, on income. - ..-..'   ..-     '   .      l  Provincial revenue tax, $3 for every  male person over 18 years.  . ' O. G. DENNIS,  Assessor and Collector. '  Kaslo, January 26th, 1895.  BuTC BriM Colli  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.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager.  Bank of British Columbia,  Nelson, 28th November,. 1894-.    * 57  BANK of MONTREAL  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT.  NOTICE TO  DEPOSITORS.  -"11  ������95,   until further  irest allowed on  |.s   by   this-Bank  ^^\H%) pav annum.  H. BUCHANAN,  . Manager.  More CUBES  have been effected-by my  _______-_-___���������������������������   Trusses, with  ��������� perfect ease.to wearer, than by. aU other  device-eoiubln-d-Theyietain largest  Buptuxe.under severest strain.-. A system of flttingrhas been perfected the ���������.������������������'���������  lastaoyears-fully.eaual to personal  - examination -by"-mall.. 87 'Pat_nt_ ���������'  _iV_ooi__?---OE*FORMITY  Cf.A_lI.Eft CKTrTBK.  U4 Kins St.W..T������r������utO-  '%^^^^^^^^^^%^^^%^^^^k%^V%^^*^%^'%V^%^%^*V%  The Post Town at the head of.  TRAIL CREEK, WEST K00TENA  And close to the Le Roi War Eagle and other Gold Mines  now shipping ore.  1 1        -  The Great Gold Camp of the Provinc<  From 60 to 80 tons now being shipped daily from the town.   Within one day of  .  Spokane, via Northport, Wash., and accessible by the steamers ofthe G. &  K. S. N. Co. on the Columbia Kiver, via Trail Landing.  PROPERTY   IS  STEADILY   INCREASING   IN   VALUE.  ���������W. M. NEWTON, Agent  for the  Townsite  Proprietor!  76  JOB  PRINTING  AT  THE   MINER  ���������nrney Klocti, Nelson, It. V.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  IRON WORK!  General Founders, Engineers, Boiler Makers, and Manufacturer]  of All Classes of Machinery. Sawmill and Marin^  Work a   Specialty. .   . -���������  WEEKLY PRICES, F.O.B., COLVILLE'  SOIK   .Il .Mil U'T! Hl'ltS   OF   THE  **** ______,6th'1896   i Kendall Band Mill, B.C. Shingle Machines]  Steam tog Hauling Machines.  Hay, mixed, $6 to $(5.50.- -.-;.. ���������--....-.-. -..'. -Per ton j  Hay, timothy,-������7 to ������7.50 :.;!-.:...-..!..     "      .!  Oats. 70 cts...:....................-....:.;.....Per cwt ]  Potatoes. 45 cts       "       j  Turnips, 75 cts ...'."..".' '...'..'..'.      "       I  Rutabaga,Go cts '!'!.'.';-.:.!���������.- ���������      "       j  Cabbagc;'$l '        '  -Carrol.,-65 cts.-...-..-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-..-.-.-.-.-- ���������: -*-������������������  Beets, 75 cts���������'.       "  Onions. 91.'.   Chickens ������2.50...!'.'......:.. ..".." Per doz  Hens, ������4 r '���������     ' "  Ducks.������e .-..-......-....-.!   Turkeys, ������12....... N:......;.' :.  Dressed Hogs, 5. cts..... l.Per ]b  Dressed Beef i cts  .. >      "  (52) ,   .TBJf.llJS i:ilKMC||, -laii.-isur.  CUSTOMS BLANKS  ��������� FOR SALE AT THE ���������  [ **  MINER   OFFICE.  D_iBi.tBai_i..D,lC,Lt���������.  HEAD OFFICE AND WHARF:-  VA-nTCOUVBE,   _B-   o.  ! Wc keep in stock a full supply of Engineer and Mill Supplies, such sis Pipe and Fittings.Brasa  f-~���������'-" i_Goods,~Shect--'and-othei'_Packing:-]"liibbcr--Valvesr-Itubbcr-an'd_Leat-hei'"-Belting~-Oil-J  and Lubricants, etc.-.  H0IST_Nfi ENGINES and SINKING PUMPS FOR MINE!  Corner Alexander Street and Westminster Ave., VANCOUVER, B. 0.  D. OA^TMEt, J. W. CAMPION,        J. E. W. MAOFARUANl  Agent West Kootenay.  ' Secretary-Treasui'er.  Manage  .. y,,., ;    .i  .���������..:       i������-STILL TO THE FRONT!  BAKER STREET, ���������      ���������- "    "     '   "   1  nelson,B.c.     i?������-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  inent of the inner  man  we have Bass and Allsopp's Pale Ale, Schlitz Beer,..  Guinness' Stout, Walker's celebrated brands of Canadian Whiskey, also the finest,  brands of.Imported Wines, Liquoi;s,...Cigars,,Tobacco,,.!Etc.   ., ;  ,., :., .,  'S  AGENTS FOK  Hiram Walker & Son's       Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co.      Fort Garry Flour Mills  Distillers Milwaukee. U. S. ,"    Manitoba  ��������� "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.  Vancouver aud Northern Settlements.  S.S. Comox leaves U. S.S. Wharf!every Monday  atlla.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 al Company's Wharf until  9 a.m. .    -  *UOOI>YVI_!lK FEKUY.  Leave Moodyville���������7, S, 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.  __T Steamers and Scows always available for  | Excursion,   Towing  and .Freighting* Business.  ! Storage Accommodation on Co.'s Wharf. ���������,.,.., (.   Loans negotiated on Nelson property.    Collections-made.'   Conveyancing documents drawn up.  j >V. F. TOIM'IXG, Manager. |  [ Telephone 94. p. o. Box 771 j Town Lots Lands and Mining Claims Handledon Commission.  I  P. Q.bqx-9., ...   j-     .  .... j    ���������   '   '   . ',.".., .-^Telephone  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE * CO.  \  S. E. comer Baker and Josephine streets,,  "   NELSON, B: C.  FINANCIAL AND  INSURANCE* AGENTS -

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