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The Miner Jan 19, 1895

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 Tin. Mines III.  Kootenay are  Among  llie Klclicst in  '   America.  il  (0^  ������������������''':-;-'.���������  '-'n  ��������� w  "'''!'-:*'      &^~U  il  \*N,^fT r      %^  ���������y  '1'Iie Ores arc  ail^Ii-t-ra.-e in ..-old,  Silver, C.j3>i)cr,  a.u.i  a.eiitl.  IKWKXMVnxiMttESSmm  Whole Number 2-u.  Nelson,  British Columbia,  Saturday, January  19,   189'  Price Five Cents  THE WEEK'S MINING NEWS.  PRICES OF  METALS.  January lilh, Silver  3.10.  Jan.  <>, War  10.  10,  ���������*',  10,  K  I,  5,  ,S,  ORE SHIPMENTS.  TONS-  iirle to Kmcller. Montana      .*���������<)  ��������� ...     .*0  :w  5"  US'  :.:.  :s.-  2;i  25  ���������M  :.o  :������)  Slocan Star lo Omaha via Nakup...  J.lu. Bird to rjiiieltei-, via ICusio..  l.e Hoi to Tacoma.   Kvei'i'lt..  Total shipments to date from .(unc, IPO!:  Nelson ���������.   Trail Creek (gold ore)   Ains worth ,.  Slocan via Kaslo   Slocan via Nakusp   ���������150.'.  TOXS.  071  l.Sl.T  102.1  ' ���������tT.'.X  2,2!.:f  5,10"  MiNING TRANSFERS.  NEW DEN VIS 11.  Dec. 20.���������Lucky,���������T. J. Jloadlcy to J. L. Relal-  lack, ,1 interest. $Un.  Dec. 2!).���������Lw Leaf No.2,���������It.McFcrren to Alamo  Mining Co.. full interest,, SI.  Dec. 20, lUillsit-,���������JS. 1>. Moore to Slocan Milling  Co., transfer of lease, $1.  Dec. 20.��������� Twin Lakes,���������N. D. Moore to Alain.  Mining Co.,3".-40 interesl, $1.  ]-)oc. 20,���������Alamo,���������N. D. Moore to Alamo Mining  Co., full interest, $1. ,.r  Dec. 2!),���������Kambler,���������R. Shea to J. W, Atkins,  full interest, ������1.  Jan. 3.���������Deadman and Wild Goose.���������J. 31.  Harris and I". J. Kelly to It. M. Sherman, J interest, $1,  Jan. 3. Dciiuinnn and Wild Goose,���������K. Jones to  R. M. Sherman, i interest, $1.  Jan.:', Texas, Hphriiim. New Denver. Clifton,���������  E. Jones to J. jM. Han-is and K. J. Kelly, 1-lti  each, $1.  Jan. 3,���������A. B.,���������W. T. Cliatterton to J. .Kntipp,  i interest, *>2.  Jan. 3.���������Continental,���������I). B. Boyle to E. Nor-  qiiav. ' interest, ?l.  Jan.:.,���������Continental.���������J. T.Foley to E. Norquny,  1 interest, SI.OO.  Jan. 4,���������I'ulluridc,���������I'. Grant to A. McLean,'  interest, $5.  POWEKS OT ATTOHNEY.  Dec. 29.���������Idaho.���������J. D. Farrell to N. D. Moore  as to 1-!).  Doc. 2!).���������Idaho.���������F. Cox to N. D. Moore as to'.  Dec. 20,���������Idaho,���������W. C. Yawkey to N. D. Moore  ';._ u������ 2-ii. ,.     ________ " '  '  GOAT 1UVER DISTRICT.  ( From our own correipondenl.)  The Alberta and British Columbia Exploration Company have completed their  idyke as far as the Indian camp on west-  side of Kootenay River (below Gout  River landing) a distance' of-over ten  miles from the commencement at boundary line. The company have at present,  upwards of litly men getting out. cord-  wood for the dredges. Between two and  three thousand cords will be .got out before snow goes of. The price paid is in  the. neighborhood,of..4.1 ..X) per coid delivered on right of way or bank of river.  This gives quite a lot of work to. people  in the valley for hauling, as.the wood is  in some instances a long way .frou'i the  ri v e r. .Th e engineers and ot here mpl oyes  of the company are expected in about.  the end of February,, and after some  alterations in machinery ; have been  effected they will start, right in to..dig.  The dredge "Calgary" has soil]'---especially deep digging to do along the international ���������iboundary    line, this    < oming  season.    The company of Minneapolis capit n 1 ists  who purchased the President..-group of  claims on Duck Creek and the Lizard  and Badger adjoining are busy with a  small  force of  men  erecting  buildings  ��������� and making ready generally ,for. .extensive development of the: properties  in the spring.    It is believed  they  have  ���������a good thing.- * There is some talk of the  company erecting a concentrator to treat  the pre from the Lizard which has an  exceptionally fine showing of galena.  j...Other properties in the Goat River  camp will bo  considerably developed,, in  .the spring.. Several claim owueis in-1 he  Sutter district (copper, silver) are doing  work this winter, some of the properties  showing up well.       .   .'   '    '  .., Married at Bonner's Ferry: Robert J.  Long, ..fireman" on .'Dyking Company's  "dredge --Alberta," to Miss Eftie Huscroft,  daughter of Blr. WilliaiiVR. Husci-oft^of  Fir Grove, B. C. The young couple have  . the good wishes of the community.  Snow lies in the valley to thfe depth of  2i feet;, Horses are still rustling out.and  notwithstanding ..the amount of snow  appear,to be holding their own. Today  there are indications of a chinook.  The.river is frozen over sufficiently to  allow'teams and sleighs to cross.  .  (The, Indians' Ne,w Year celebration has  (come and gone and i,t was quite'.p. spec-  '.tacle i'n.its way: , They h^vetheir vyinter  '"quaHers'ttfis" year'about.;a ' r__iile.'from  Rykert's so they had'numerous' bands' of  their   United   States    brethren    coine  across and Kelp" them  with the festivities.    It was"quite a gathering.    If you  .have ������een a .Sjiwagh "spread." and,.dance  at New Year's time you can' imagine  what a nice trying-time  the people in  their immediate  vicinity, had.    Drumming and yelling,  yelling ahd singing  .ad lib. _. jit.was. kept up for. a few..days  " hut "has now become part of the past! and  every Siwash will in duty bound i|"hunt  his own hole."  Numerous deer have been killed, but  C.i.riboo appear to be scarce although  one Indian is leported to have killed six  nt the head of the. lake some lit..le time  ago.  There was very little doing among the  white population at Christmas and New  Year's time. A few quite spreads here  and t here and a dance, at which all Ihe  you tli and beauty oft he va,l ley assembled,  constituted the sum total of the fun.  Major Barnes continues to do a rushing  trade.v. The saloons do not appear to lu.  doing much. This is pre-eminently the  country for flour, beef and bacon.  Considerable pork was raised in the  valley this year, and is being "cured for  the lake market.  J. C. Rykerl, jr., our esteemed customs  ofrh_.'i', has. imported a splendid cutler  and mounted harness which is the envy  of everyone here. Unfortunately in  bringing it in thu. team, which is a very  spirited one, ran away doing considerable damage to the rig and harness. Mr.  Rykert escaped unhurt.  Collector C. P. Hill, U. S. Customs,  has finished plastering his residence and  Luekawann mine, on Green mount-aim  a few miles south of Deadwood. A 12-  foot vein has been uncovered, the ore  from which, after many assays, gives returns averaging from .451,500 to Jj.3.700 in  gold per ton. Tlu.'vi.iii is well defined.  The mine is owned by James Collins and  Curley O'Leary, two poor miners, whom  a chance "spot" in one moment has placed in affluance.  is  now  busy selecting  the  tempera! urn  wall  paper,  for month   of  Average  December    as    per    I!).    McLaughhurs  government apparatus,-IO deg.  LOCAL   NEWS.  W. A. Jowett aud  George Tuns'tall  re  turned from the coast on Tuesday.  Mr. R. E. Kerr's letter arrived  for insertion']., this week's issue,  appear next week.  Messrs. D. 0. Corbin. Roberts  too  but  late  will  rooms are thrown open to tho public without regard to persons or sects ami everybody is cordially invited to attend the  opefdiig.fiiid to make free use of the rooms  at any time during the lmurs named. It  will be a great convenience if those who  have kindly subscribed for the support of  the institution would come to the opening  prepared to pay the amount of ihe first  niotiths's subscription. Anyone having  books, papers, magazines, etc., that he is  willing to donate will confer a great favor  by bringing them to the rooms or leaving  won) where they may ba obtained and they  will be called for.  KASLO.  (From our own correspondent.)  For the past week it has done, nothing  but rain, and rain heavily too. Hardly  ever before has such a steady downpour  been know at this time of tlie year. As  a consequence almost every known slide  iii the country is down. Seven snow  slides.came down: on the waggon road  Thursday be.tweeri-.10 and lomile.houses,  and three more between 15 mile and  Gorman, Wests.. The stage from Three  Forks Thursday had a narrow escape,  Slaving barely got through a place on  t he road when a slide covered it. Almost  immediately afterwards they were  brought to a 'sudden stop by another  slide in front and so became, with several  other teams, blockaded. Scott &.Car-  scadden, the stage owners, have sent up  ten men to dig through the slides and-  Capt. Fifzslubbs '.has hired as many  more. The road will be clear in about'  five clays, but not before.  The saddest event in connection with  the coining down of the snow slides is  the death of J. MacMillan of the Eureka;  He and Jack Moore were crossing .the  slide which killed him on the way from  the cabin to the tunnel of their property,  when the slide gave with their -weight.  It was but a'small slide.'.only about, three  feet deep.and* .rolling 60 feet'.riiever.the  less it..was large enough for.-;its .fatal  work, which it did too well. When'the  slide staited the part, where the., men  we're {-seemed to.subside and instantly  they were covered and' carried along in  the heart of the silent, snowy sepulchre.  For three hours they lay in the, snow.  They would both have.: been- killed shut  -thatr-Moore ha'dorie-ii.'ind'let'.'uncovered  which by dint of wriggiingand loosening  gave him sufficient,! air ,to come ito :him-  self and. revive..''Moore- now' began . to  dig himself but;, succeeded .ind looking  .round .saw-.MacMiUaiiJs snovvshoes above  the ,s:iow. 1 Mechanically, as Mooresays,  he commenced-to dig MacMillailiout, but  when he got.him he was.dead.  " Poor -Mac-MilIan,- it is thought, was  killed quickly, as the. snowshoes acted  like biniys and kept hkn head down all  the time. His body was brought in  Saturday and has lieen embalmed for  sending to fond and sorrowing friends  in.the East, who. the poor fellow just  dead intended to visit in the very near  future'. ' ���������>-''.'.'  -The following slate was. ou Tuesday  nominated, without opposition, for the  nevv city council. John Keen, Mavoi^  .T.L. Retallack, 11. Ryors, O. T. Stone,  .Tosiah Fletcher, Aleck Chisholm., There  will be no election. They were sworn  in on Wednesday last by Mr. G. O.  Buchanan.  -,- The -balance sheet published/.by the  late; council shows for, ihe;,yea|v 1S0_ receipts of about $1,300. JOu't. hilts to pay,  including ii balance carried over from  '1893, of abo.tit .$8,600. :The..chief assets  are an an amount of some $3,000 of uncollected taxes and a claim against the  provincial governihent of $1,900.  It is stated here that the. government  have apportioned,$100 .for the removal  of Kaslo school.. It is in great danger of  being washed away next spring and the  grant is a very useful one..   ��������� .,  The Surprise! mine" is closed down,  finishing raw hiding last'week.; ���������-.'���������.-  Lane Gilliam is back iri'town.' He still  carries his "portable office" in his hand.  J. B. McArthqr of,. Kaslo .returned  from Rossland on Tuesday. >. !W,e understand that he has been successful in arranging the sale of the Columbia and  Kootenay claims in the Trail Creek  camp. -������������������"  Charles  Griflith.. (of Helena) and D. A. lunch came  to_ town by the train from Spokane on  Wed uesd a y eve ti i 11 g.  Thomas I-Iatherley, who was for three  years chief engineer in the employ of Ihe  C. & K. S. N. Co., has resigned his position  in that company and is building a steamer  for himself ou the Shuswap Lakes. We  wish him every success.  The heavy thaw which set in last week  was suddenly arrested, by a sharp frost  which set in on Monday." The streets of  the town were converted into sheets of j  glistening ice and where they were on the  slope gave pedestrians many" a fall. Matters were, rendered i3till worse by a fall oi!  snow ou Thursday and falls became very  numerous.  .A man named King was brought to  the hospital on Tuesday from Trail Ci eek.  He has been injured oy a falling tree  which struck him on the head, and he is  paralyzed from the waist down. The  poor fellow was lying in the depot at  Northport from Saturday morning until  Monday waiting for the delayed train.  He died shortly after reaching the hospital. ��������� '  A bill of considerable importauce to  many of the inhabitants of this district  has been introduced into the Provincial  House by Mr. Brack-11. One of its provisions forbids, the einployiuentof Aliens  on public works. Our American cousins  therefore who dwell amongst us would  not be eligible for .inployuient on the  roads, tiails, and other works caniecl  out by the government.  The train which should have arrived  from Spokane last Saturday evening did  not reach Nelson until Tuesday morning  at one o'clock. The delay was owing to  the heavy thaw then faking place. This  (haw was-taken advantage of by the  Seven Devils to send down a slide. i"n the j  way of thetrain: ��������� The Beaver Canvon |  hastened to follow suit, bub being a little !  late,had only time to delay the train -for j  three or four hours before Jack Frost |  lied the hills up again. When the spring 1  thaw does come theie will probably be j  serious delays; on this line..   ���������..,.*    .    j  .'���������The boats of-the C.'&'K.'Navigation !  Co. are now more than a,ble to deal > with  ���������the'ore brought down from Rossland to  ^I'l.'ail-Landirigr���������Inrffict"fch"e~Eybto"ii~h":iCsi  not been kept busy.. This was- partly  owing;to the thaw, .of last week which  -spoilt the road for sleighing. The Hle-  cillewaet delivers her load at Waneta  and the Lytton at Northport.. The for-  PROVINCIAL  NEWS.  A pan the'1 was niu over by a train ou the  E. & N. Railway near Duncan s last  week.  The Hloeiin Surprise Co., (foreign) of  Chicago with a capital of .$'250,000 has been  duly registered to transact busiuess iu this  province.  A line of steamers is to be established  between Victoria aud Mexico. The s.s.  Danube of the C. P. N. Co. will make the  fi'st voyage. .  It is said that the man Ashford accused  of murdering his wife and child nt Vancouver will not live long enough for his  trial to take place.  The catches, of halibut are gfowiug still  larger. Over 50 tons were brought in one  day. The fish ate taken in the waters  round the northern end of Vancouver  Isiaud. -  Harry Tliame,s, wife and family of six  children left Nauainio for. Big Qualicnm  two weeks ago and have not siuce beeu  heard from. Their open boat is said to  have been foiiud adrift.  Last year the. New Vancouver Coal company shipped 280,018 tons; the Wellington  minc.3 24.1,49 toos, and the Union mines  203,598, making a total of 741,765. The  total shipments Cor 18{)3*%ere 718,823 tons.  Foul play is suspected 'iii the case of  Heinrich Zeehow whose body, was found  floating in the Fraser Iliver on - December  31st. His uncle, died, in 1877 leuviug"a  large estate, to a minor and "Zeehow evidently intended to dispute the will.  Dngay. a tight, rope walker, attempted  to walk along a'ropu stretched between tlie  masts of the s. s. Islander at������.Victoria. ��������� He  had.only proceeded a few steps when the  rope gave way and Dugay fell to the deck,  a distance of 25 feet, with such force as lo  break in the planks. The unfortunate man  was taken to the Hospital, where according  to latest reports he is not seriously injured  and is doing.well.   .-  The globe building in Toronto has been,  destroyed by tire. The paper's total loss  is 8160,000, of which ������100,000 is covered  by insurance. The Toronto Lithograph  Co., occupying the basement, of the building, Jost ������150,000 worth of plant and Mr.  McKiniioii, dry goods man, lost everything. The other Toronto papers did  everything in their power to help the  Globe, which is now being issued from the  oflice of the Empire. ���������   - .- -  Another fire broke out in Toronto close  to the scene of the Globe fire. The flames  spread west.and southwest. to Wellington  street, and in less than an hour,burnt out  the following places: 11. H. Grav.& Co.-,  furs; E. Eoyssen ,fc. Co.. clothing: .and  Robt. L)ai'iingion& Co., wholesale woollens.,, The fire then crossed Wellington  street lo Hunter, Rose aud Co., primers  and wholesale bookseller.',: Hart & Riddell,  wholesale stationers, and Dim tin. Reid &  Co.. paper manufacturer?., where it was got  u- der control. The loss is estimated at a  mil.ion dollars.  at  has  book  been  We cut the following from an American paper;-   ....   f.v.;;.-  ,j.-\- ;:;..'.  Deadwood, S. D., Mining circles are iri  a flutter cf excitement over the announcement of a rich strike made in the  met- is now handling the La'Roi ore.  Tho company has-made a contract with  the War Eagle Co to transport 3000 tons  of ore by 1st of April next.  Nelson is likely to.have some of its dull  winter evenings enlivened, for"a Philharmonic Society has-been formed in the town  aud may,.-be ..expected sliorU v to give its  first entertainment. The society starts  with a membership ol' 30 and with the  following officers:' .-resident. George .John-  stone; Vice-Piesident, Mrs. VV." J. Goepel;  Secretary-Treasurer. A. M. Johnson; Mn^i-  .cal Director, W. A. Jowett; Stage Manager,  Charles St.-Barbe, all of -whom compose  the committee together with Mrs. Dav and  Messrs. 15. B. Perks and P.. B. C. Turner.  Further announcements will preseutly be  made.  Messrs. McMillan & Co., fur dealers' of  Minneapolis,,in their.last circular say: cWe  are receiving a grea.!many .furs..fi-The continue. I.warm weather all over the country  has interfered with the sale of manufactuied  goods, while on the other hand it has been  very favorable .for -trapping,' consequentlv  the receipts of mink, uiuskrat, raccoon and  skunk are very much in excess of the "demand. * We have reduced our nrices somewhat on mink,, raccoon, skunk, and wolf  aud heavily on ���������musk-rat.'- There is bo use  shipping them unless at present low prices.  We are very anxious to increase our collection of..hefir, fisher, silver, cross and red  fox and marten, aud will at all times pav  the outside market prices.  The lower front rooms ;of. the Victoria  Hotel have been rented -and will, be fitted  up and opened io the public as the Nelson  Public Reading, and Amusement Rooms,  lhe formal opening- will be held ou the  evening of Tuesday, ��������� January 22nd, aud  from that date forward the rooms will be  opened to the puhlic'between the hours of  two and teu p.m.--Every effort will be  made to keep the reading-. room well sup-  , rplied with literature, consisting' :of newspapers, magazines, books, etc.. and in the  amusement room will be found the usual  games   for   such   an   institution.    These  CAN API AN   NEWS.  ,.St. Anne's Episcopal Church below Duu-  ville has been burnt down.  The Ron. L. Shannon, Judge of Probate  of St. John. N.- B., is dead.  Tho health of the Premier, Sir McKenzie  Bowell, is rapidly improving.  ������������������-The-resigiiiitiou-oE���������-tlajoi'-General-^Her--.  bert, Commanduut of the Canadian militia,  has beeu accepted.  Heavy shocks- have been felt at Pembroke, Oat., arid at, Beechburg, .Cobdeir.  Halev Station and Westmcath.  The name of Arthur W-lkins -has been  stricken oft" the solicitor's roll for Outario  for failure to i.efaud his, clients' money.  - An Order-dn-Couucil has been passed  superanviatitig Dr. Selwyn and appointing  Dr. Q\'M..Dawson his, successor as director  of,the geological surveys of Canada.  Andrew Ondordonk has signed the contract for the Trent.canal with the stipulation that only British subjects shall be  .employed on the works. .  . . A summons has been- issued agaiust the  Toronto .World for. publishing a Sunday  edition containing an account of the great  fire which occurred on. Sunday.  Fifty clerks have been dismissed- from  tho.Q.-P. R. service iu Montreal on account  of light, business, and. a necessity.' for reducing expenses. They have been assured  that they will be taken ou again in  March.  Euston Williams, a clerk in the Education ..department, .Toronto, ..has,- been suspended for purloining official documents  that photographs might be taken, of- them  for.political purposes for thc P.P.A., iu  June last. , Williams has admitted his  .guilt.   '��������� ������������������ '��������� ^    ,  '  " .  "'.,-.;",  Joe Wright, of the Toronto Electric  .Light.Co.,'created a sensation iu the.police  court at the trial of the boodle .aldermen  when he said the names Alderman Stewart  had giveu as .those who could likely, be  bought were Gowaulock, Murray, Bailey,  Stewart and Hewett. Ex-Alderman Stewa'i t  has beeu committed for trial for alleged  municipal boodling.. ������������������ .  NEWS OF THE WORLD.  An  army  post  is  to  be  established  Spokane.  The Italian troops in the Soudan have  defeated 15.CC0-Mahdists, though suffering severe loss themselves. -'  -������������������ ���������  General Sir H.;F.'" Ponsonb}\ Private  Secretary to - Her Majesty, has been  stiickeu with piualvsis. -   "  W. W. Taylor, State Treasurer.' of  South Dakota, absconded leaving defalcations amounting to over:'$300,000.'     '  Ernest Carnot, sou..of the late president, has been elected a, member of the  French chamber of deputies, representing Beunont,. in the department of  Cote d'Or. ,       .  It is expected that the. Orleans party  will shorrly. make a demonstration on  French soil where.they believe that the  public is gi owing tired of the corruption  and inability of the. Republic and would  willingly welcome a monarchy.  ���������      "-. '���������*  In spite of the nonconformist outcries  Lord Rosebery jri adding to his racing  stud. MivGhidstone. at ..the same time  is.just about to publish! a prayer  and concordance which he  working on for twenty years.  Negotiations for,the acquisition - of Ncc-  kar Island, one of the Hawaiian'group, .by  Great pritaiu,-are proceeding. It is urged ���������  that it is only requi-ed as a binding, place  for the Pacific cable and for no warlike purpose, aud that it wouid be of the greatest  sei vice to the United States to have a cable  station there. *  Ex-Police Captain John E. Stephen-  sou', the fiist, o!" the police officials tried  and convicted us un outcome'of the' exposures brought about by the Lexow  Committee, was sentenced by Judge  Ingi-aham to three years nine months  in Sing Sing atid to pay a, fine of ..$1,000.  He was found guilty of bribery,-     : ������������������ 1-  ~~B i g" ".Tack- "W al 1 i ST"- one���������0 f" t be-".G 03 iiV~  d'Alene union ������������������ miners  who was tried at  Rathdrum, Idaho, for murdi'r twp years  ago.-was found dead in bed last w.eek-in:>a  Spokane.lodging  house,    lie had  been  shot-'once; through;  the   .heart,    once-  .through   lhe   head.      At .first...it ���������-.was'-;  thought, he committed suicide,  but doc-.  tors say  he. could  not have tired  both.  shots. ' .'<���������-������������������  ��������� The British "barque "Osseo" of "1300-  tons was totally wi ecked by heingdrivon  on to Holy head breakwater while running for the harbour. A terrific gale  was blowing in the Irish Si*a and one  huge billow lifted lhe fated vessel'and  sent her crashing like a toy against the  masonry.0 In un instant she wassmashed  to.matchwood and everyone of her crew,.  21 in all, were drowned  A terrible accident, ie.siiH.ing in  great  loss of life, has occured in the bay of Rio  ��������� - Affairs in Newfoundland are stilLiu a  terrible state// ;There.is.much-.destitution,  amounting, iivsome cases it is saiito actual  starvation. The usual pauacea; for all  ���������'colonial'His, the -Royal-Commission,- is  loudly .demanded, and will probably be  granted. The bill providing for the winding up of- the affairs of the Commercial  Bank has beeu passed. One of its clauses  gives the government partial control of the  liquidation.  suiting 111  n the bay  .Janerio. The boilers of t!u\ .steamer  Port Nicthero.y, .which had.a large number.of,, excursionists .aboard. . exploded,  and.the shock drove the redhot coals, .in.  the-, furnaces iii every direction.. The  si earner caught lire, and a gieat number  of (hose on board jumped overboard to  escape the flames. Altogether 120 persons were drowned.  ���������"���������The steamer Mexico, from Alaska  brings news of a big sensation caused at  Juneau by a determined-effort on the  part of the United States authorities at  that place to st amp out prostitution, which  is. flourishing, much to the detriment  ��������� ofthe town. Arrests are not confined to  j inmates of the resorts, but also'to pgr-  I sons renting buildings to them. Several  . well-known citizens who own hmd where-  ; on dens are located have been taken in-  I to custody, and more arrests are promis-  i 'Charles England, of Keslo. who is run-  fnmg a logging camp near Oleqiia. has a  I longchute just one mile long, and when  j a.iog. is placed im it at thp top of "the  , mountain, it reaches thebottom, pliitng-  , ing intr) the Olequa creek, in jusb-four-  iteen seconds... The. chute is a-perfect  one, as there never has beenacase.whei.e  , one jumped the chute.    The water at  the mouth of the chute is of sufficient  .depth that the logs  are  not injured  in  striking the bottom of the stream. I'HE. MINER,  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JANUARY  19,   1895.  ������_i--L_������a  NEW RAILWAYS.  Though the mileage of railway line constructed dunng 1891 in this province was  not great, yet the work done was of much  importance iu the development of the  country. This is paiticuhu'ly true in regard to the iSakusp Slocan raihvay, wbiJi  now gives a fresh outlet to the ore from  the fabulously r:ch mining region of the  Slocau. Although but recently completed,  the line is already fully taxed to carry for  ���������shipment to the smelters, the silver ores  ' now being taken ont in large quantities  from the mines, of the district. Another  important piece of railway completed iu  West Kooteuay is the link on the kelson  & Fort Sheppard, which connects Five  Mile Point with tho Columbia & Kootenay  railw.ay at Nelson.. The Revelstoke & Arrow Lake Rail way is now in operation as  far as Wigwam, on the Columbia river.  where connection is made with the steamers running on Arrow lake. This gives a  direct route by rail aud water betweeu  Revelstoke, on the C. P. R., and jSal.n.p,  the terminus of the Nakusp & Sloca.i.  Trains have for the past six weeks been  running as far a*" Wigwam. Cornihg nearer  home* the Victoria & Sidney railway has  beeu completed now for a number of months  and trains have been running over it all  summer. The roadbed is a model piece of  woik, smooth, _venandbplend.lv ballasted.  NEW APPLICATIONS.  Acting on the report of Inspector C-ui-  stantine" of the Northwest Mounted Police.  the Dominion government a=few week?, ago  sent Mr. William Ogilvie to survey a route  into the Yukon country by way of theTaku  river. The possibilites of the trade . with  the Yukon miuing country have already.  led to application to the Dominiou government for a charter to buiid a railway from  theTaku river iu this province to Lake  Teslin iu the Yukon.  There are at the present session of the  provincial legislature a number of applications for power to build new line... The  Columbia & Kootenay Railway and Navigation Company are asking to revive the  charter for a branch from their main Hue  to, run north through the Slocan uonutry  and connect with the Nakusp & Slocan���������  coustructiou to commence in two years and  to be completed in five.  ��������� Incorporation is also sought for a railway to run from the uortheas: arm "up  Arrow lake to Trout lake, AVest lv..oi.einiy,  and for another to ran from Kaslo to the  head of Bear creek.  The Bnrrard Iulet & Eraser Valley railway is*asking to extend the time for construction to five years.  The Red Mountain railway, which has  a charter to build from the international  boundary line at the right fork of Sheep  creek to Red mountain and Trail creek  mines,asks to be allowed to change, the.  guage from standard to narrow aud that  the time to commeuce construction be extended till April, 1897, completion. to be.  two years later.  NELSON  LOTS  A new Railivay under Construction.  Buy before the Market rises in the Railway j  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 IVSON a?id ROBSON  Apply for 1'rices, Maps, etc., to  FRANK FLETCHER, Land CominissioncrC. & K. Ry. Co., Nelson, B.C.  LABOR COMMISSION REPORT.  A report of the "Commission of Labor  Inquiry, Board of Conciliation aud Arbitration," by Alex. B. Gray, chairman, has.  been presented, to the legislature by Hon.  Col. Baker. This contains some, iuterest-  ing'passages, including the.following:���������  "The successful issue arising from, the  provincial board of conciliation in the case  of the stone cutter's strike during the past  summer gives the legislature cause for congratulation aud arbitration act of last session; but fortuitous as was the outcome of  the said strike, the intervention of the  board of conciliation was. well nigh frus-  -���������"trated'-thfough-the-difliculty-experienced"  in persuading the disputants to name conciliators. And in the case of., the recent  strike of the employes of a sawmill at Vancouver ,jthe proffered services of-the board of  conciliation and arbitration were not availed of on account of one of the parties to  the dispute having refused  to name con-  . ciliators.  " "It is a noticeable feature in the experience "of the commission, as showing the  moderateness of the views of the .employes-  reporting, and-their accord with the views  of the most careful students" of the labor  question, that only one per cent, of those  represented by the reports submitted advocate arbitration with compulsory awards  as tlie solution of strikes and lock-outs,  while the almost unanimous expression is  in favor of a compulsory bringing together,  by councils of conciliation and arbitration,  ."in oider that.'questions in dispute may  be  ventilated, but without enforceable awu.ds.  "It may perhaps be deemed advisable  that the legislature should carry out iuto  effect the very general suggestions made to  the commission, and^enact legislation in the  "direction of ensuring a compulsory bringing together for eliciting evidence,  with  the view of settlement of dispute, either by.  amicable arraugetnent or through force of  public opinion.  "Concurrent with the -inquiries of   the  . provincial" labor commission an exhaustive  investigation arising from the recent strikes  at Pullman and elsewhere (the most extensive in the annals of trade disputes) was  instituted by the government of the United  States; and as the matters treated upon by  the United .States commission report, which  has recently been submitted:��������� ., '   ,  "The commission suggests the consideration by the Btates of the adoption of some  : system of conciliation and arbitration like  that in use in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. That system might be. enforced  by additional provisions giving- the board  of abitration more power to investigate all  strikes whether requested to do so or not."  -    She���������Is kissing proper ?  -.- He���������Let's put our heads together and  consider.���������Exchange.  Tremaiie Steam Stamp Mill,  THE LATEST   PRACTICAL   MINING  MACHINE  NOW PERFECTED     \  OUil'iest Award at World's Fair Chicago.)  - The mnchine 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. If. is built in sections which can be taken  apart and easily transported by pack animals. These Mills can be. erejted and placed  in running order at from -152,000 to $2,500, according to locality.   Full particulars from  M. 3. DAVYS, Sole Agent,  .JSTJELSO-N*,   IB.   C.   ���������  Amoig all the mining machines and" appliances shown at the World's Columbian  Exposition there .was nothing which excited more interest and favorable comment than  the Tuemainb Stjeam .Stamp Meli. iu the Mining Building. It was a positive novelty,  to the great majority of mining men. It commanded attention by reason of its simplicity and evident practibility. Experienced mining engineers were astonished to-j  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)   -j  Spokane  Falls &  Northern R'y.  >  Nelson  &  Fort  Sheppard R'y.  All Bail to.Sjotaie,'Wash.  Leave 7.00 a.m. NELSON Arrive 5.40 p.m  C  ANADBAN  PACIFIC  RAILWAY  iiiCTPi  f-TfBJg  The Cheapest and' Meet Direct Route,  Prom NELSON, KASLO and all Kootenaj  Points     >    ��������� '  To the PACIFIC COAST and to the EAST.  Tinr;s  r������ A.\i> vsutn  m_i.so.\  ikuly.  CHURCH NOTICES.  Sunday,  18th Januaby, 1895.   ���������  Church or England. Morning service*  at 11 n. m. Vespers 7.30 p. m. Anthem  in the evening, "Lord God of Abraham."  Communion after morning service.- ���������  Eomas  Catholic  10.30 a. m.  Chukoti.     Mass   at  Pbesbytekian Church. Service tomorrow at 11 a. in. and 7.30 p. m., in the  Church at the corner of Victoria and Mills  street. Sunday School (union) 2.30 p. .in.  Prayer meeting, Wednesday evening 7.30  p. m.  Methodist Chukch. Geo. H. Morden,  Pastor. - Services in Hume's Hall as follows: Sunday, at 11 a. in. and 7.30 p. m.  Friday, Prayer meeting .at 8 p.. m. Sunday, January 18th, morning subject:  "Burdens." Evening subject: "The Bible  a Practical aud a Useful Book."  THE MINER can be obtained from  the following agents:  Victoria, The Province Publishing Co. '  Vancouver, The News Stand, Hotel Vancouver.  Kaslo, Mr. K. B. Atkins.  New Denver, Messrs. Armit & Rashdall.  Nelson.   Turner  Bros.,   Gilbert    Stanley  and the *' ���������  MINER PRINTING & PUB. CO., Ltd.  All placer claims in this District legally  held may be laid over from the 15th October, 1894, to the 1st June, 1895..  ,   "   N. FITZSTUBBS.  Gold Commissioner.  Dated Nelson, B. C ' - * ���������   ' "   ;*  ,4th October 1894,   * (35)   .  NOTICE.  'VyOTiGK is hereby given that Jolm Klliot. ns  J_A Agent for Joseph Moris awl Joseph Bourgeois, has liled -tlio necessary papers and made  application for a Crown Grant in fn vor ��������� of-thc  -Mineral Claim "Virginia," situiited in tho"-Trail  Crock-Mining Division of West ICootenay.  .Adverse Claimants must forward their objections within 00 days from the date of this publi  cation. ��������� '  X. FITZSTUBBS,  Dated Nelson, B. C,,' Gov't Agent.  -    3rd December. 1891. Sdcc 131'   ���������  ���������-.,-  NOTICE.  J OTICE is hereby given that "John Elliot, as  Agent for Joseph Moris and Joseph Bourgeois, has tiled thc necessary -papers and made  application for a Crown "Grant in favor of the  Mineral Claim "War Eagle," situated in the  Trail Creek Mining Division of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants must forward their objections within GO days from thc date of this publication. - -  X. FITZSTUBBS,  Dated Nelson, B. C, Gov't Agent,  -rd December, 1891. Sdec 61  NOTICE.  "VTOTIQE is hereby given that John Elliot, as  J3i Agent for E. S. Topping and J.N.Peyton,'  has filed the necessary papers and made application for a Crown" Grant in favor of the "Mountain View" Mineral Claim, situated in the Trail  Creek Mining Division of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants must forward their objections within 60 days from the date of this publication.  -     ' N. FITZSTUBBS, -  Dated Nelson, B. C. Gov't Agent.  3rd December, 1881. 8dec C4  FIRE   INSURANCE   POLICY   ACT,'  1393."  "VT 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  t*hc"Tlst"_ayo_ Ap"ril,"1895.  JAMES BAKER,  '   Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  29th March. 1S91. (2)    -  NOTICE.  "Vf OTICE is hereby given that the under-men-  -lA tioned respective amounts will bo paid as  bounty for the head of every panther, wolf or  coyote killed in a settled district of the Province  on the certilicate of a Justice of thc Pc.'icc that  such animal was killedin 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 BAKE1V  Provi ncial Secretary  Provincial Secretary's Oflice,  (26). '-22nd August, 1864.  AEMIT & RASHDALL,  Mining Brokers.  Trains leave Nelson  for Spokane every  Tuesday and Fmday at 7 a. in., returning leave Spokane, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7 p. m., and making close connection by S.S. Nelson with all Kooteuay Lake  points.  . Passengers for Kettle Kiver and Boundary Creek, connect at Marcus with  stage  on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays a..d  Fridays.'  Passengers for Trail Creek mines con-  uect at Northport with stage oh Wednesdays and Saturdays.  istotioej.  "VTOTICE is hereby given that at the next scs-  _l_il sion of the Parliament of Canada application will be made on'belialf of the Hod Mountain  l.ailvvny Company, a corporation created by an  Act. of the Legislative Assembly of the Province  of British Columbia, for an Act declaring thc  railway of the said'.Compuny to be a work for the  general advantage of Canada and declaring ihe  said Company to be a body 'corporate and politic  under the legislative authority of tlie Parliament  of Canada and to have all the franchises, rights,  power, privileges and authorities conferred upon  it by it. present Act of incorporation and giving  to the said Company the following additional  powers:  1st. To construct or acquire by purchase, lease  or otherwise any. other lino or lines of telegraph  connecting with the line along the line of said railway, and to transmit_ messages for. comincrcial  purposesoverthesaid'or any; telegraph lines so  acquired and to collect tolls lor 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, and  3rd. To construct the said railway as a. narrow  gauge railway at the'option of the Company.  Dated the 3rd day of January, 1895.  BODWELL & HIVING,  (72) Solicitors for the Applicants.  Direct Connection at Robson every  Saliml.iy    ..veiling.  With Steamer for Wig-Warn Landing where connect ion   is made  with   Canadian   Pacilic East-  bound and Westbound through trains.  Tm.o.Hiii Tickets Issued,  Baggage Checked to Destination,  No Customs Dikj.-icui.ties.  Equipment Unsurpassed, combining palatial  Dining and sleeping Cars, Luxurious Day Coaches, Tourist Sleeping Cars and Free Colonist  Sleeping Cars.  For information as to rates, time,etc., apply  to nearest agent,  ���������    .1. II OH MOV, Agent, Nelson,  Or to UEO. Mel.. IIKOW.V,  District Passenger, Agent, Vancouver.  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTENAY  STEAM   NAY   CO.'  (limited)  Str. "Nelson's" Time Card:  -.     NOTICE.  "VTOTICE is hereby given that Rowland  -13l Stevenson, as agent for Andrew B. Hen-  'dryx, lias filed thc 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 thc east side line of  the '-Comfort" mineral claim, in the-Hendryx  Camp, in the Ainsworth alining Division of West  Kootenay District.  Adverse claimants, if any. are., required to file  their objections with me within CO (lavs from the  date hereof. .     N. PIT/STU*BBS,  Nelson, B. C, . Gold Commissioner..  Jan. 10th, 1895-      78.2-1'-  Conveyancing, Notaries Public  Mining Abstracts.  Complete lists of existing Mining locations  NKW DENVER, B. C.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Buxton & Rodney  - . ���������WHOLESALE AND RETAIL-^-        -  ���������:T0BAD00NISTS:*  Agents for the celebrated   L.   &   CO.  (Loewe & Co.) B. B. B., and other best  English Briar Root Pipes.  A large stock of " OWN MAKE " Pipes  Tobaccos of all kinds and all smoker's  requisites kept on hand.  COUNTRY   OttDEBS   ItY   POST   PROMPTLY  ATTEXDED TO.  o?s:e T-R-ajd-E stje'fx.iex)  In effect January 1st, IS<I."������.  LEAVE  NELSON:  aiONDAV at 4 p. 111.  Tuesday.at 4 p. m.  WednJ-Soav at 5.40 p. m.  Tiiuusi.ay at 4 p. m.  .Pi.n.AY at 4 p. m.  Saturday at; 5.40 p. m.  LEAVE  KASLO:  Sunday at Sa. in.  'Tuesday nt 3 a. m.  Wednesday atSa. in.  ���������������������������- -���������-��������� :-T'iii.RSi.A-Y-at-S-i-���������1117  Friday at ;. a. m.  Saturday at S a. in.  Thc right is reserved "lo change this schedule at  any time without notice.  T. Alt.an. J. W. Tuoup,  Secretary. Manager '  THE SHORT  ��������� FAST-  SCEMJC  ROUTE  Seattle, Victoria,  Vancouver & Puget  Sound, and all Pacific. Coast Points, St.  Paul, Chicago and  Points Beyond - *-  To  %%  :*   S  Modern! Equipment.   Rock-IC'iHnst ltoariltcri.  Attractive lours via IDululli mid the <;i-<.al  I-iiltt.<. in (.oiiiK'.clion willi exclusively  passenger boats orXorllierii.j.S. Co.  Direct Connect ion via Velsou A   Fort   Shep*  pard ICuilway, at Spokane; and via  C. ������V K. S.-X. V. at Itouiiei'Vs - Ferry.  For maps, tickets, and complete information  call on Agents C. A K. S, Xnv. Co., S. A F....  It>., or  C. ti. HLvoii, tivn. Agent, Spokane, "Wash.  F.  I.  Whitney,  ii. P. A" T. A., St. Paul Min  F. T. Abbott, Trnvliiig Freight A Passenger  Agent, .Spokane, Wash.  VV.  A. JOWETT  MINING & REAL ESTATE  BROKER  IXSIIRAN'CE and - ��������� ���������  COMMISSION AGENT.  VICTORIA ST.,  NELSON, B. O. THE MINER,.NELSON,. B.C., SATURDAY,  JANUARY .9,   1895.  Hive Jftitur.  MINER is printed on Saturdays and  ill be mailed lo any address in Canada or  !���������.- United States, for one year on receipt of  wo dollars.    Single copies five cents.  TRA CT AD VER TISEMENTS inserted  .it the   rale   of $3 per column  inch, per  \fiionth.  NSIENTAD VERTISEMENTS insert-  d at the rale of if cents per nonpareil line  Ifirst insertion aud ro cents per line for each  ubsequent insertion.    Advertisements running for shorter periods than three months  are classed transient.  COMMUNICA TlONSto thc Editor must  be accompanied by the name and address of  the writer.  PRINTING turned out in first-rate style  yat the shortest notice.  JRESS  Miner Printing & Publishing Co.  NELSON,    B.C.  HOPE.  I'll ere is a pretty widely spread  belief  knnd that  next season  the Kootenay  un try  will   he  the  scene  of a  "gold  pin," by the side of which the  Slocan  &.ver  boom"  will  sink  into  insignifi-  lce.     Fashions,  whether  they  be in  line-songs,   ladies'  bonnets or  invest-  pnts are decidedly infectous.   No Ion-  have  out.  of  the  way  parts  of the  Irld to wait six months to know what  'being done  in  the  great centres  of  rili/.ation.     Even   here  in  Nelson   we  (Ow the daily quotations of silver and  doings   of  Wall  street   and  Cupel  Fort are familiar to every man of busi-  ln England and also very largely  the Continent (especially in, Paris) it  tit present the fashion to invest in gold  hies.   The,shares of companies owning  Linis in proximity to well known ledges  eagerly demanded, and  many  that  Lve never even paid a dividend are at a  lemimn of three���������four, even  live  hun-  icl per  cent. ,  We are  not sanguine  g!i   to  lend- out- voice -to   the  pro-  [etic   murmur    foretelling   our    own  join, but  we feel that  we  cau justly  [sei't that there  is  sufficient   today- to  Istify the attention of capitalists to our  [sources.    If these resources come only  Idf way up to the rosy  pictures  drawn  them there will be a boom as cerlain-  as the flowers of spring  that  will be  Is heralds.  [The   lirst   thing   to  look  forward   to  rhen the frost leaves us, probably about  lie.  beginning  of   March,   will   be,  the  jnimencement of work by  the Nelson  llydraulic   Mining   Go.    at   Forty-nine  I'reek.     It   will   be   remembered   that  ,hen! the   water   failed   them   in the  [utu 111 rH hey-ha d-;j us t-u nco vered-aj~very-  fcch   bank   of  cement gravel and  this  liiink will'be the first thing  to go down  through  the sluice boxes,  which have  Keen altered and enlarged so as  to  take  Inmost any boulder that  may present  Itself and, to  avoid "disaster from  the  lloods that come later on.   The "public  iVill  then eagerly  watch developments  it Hall Creek, where  the first  part of  [he bond has been taken up otf the Fern  >.nd. Eureka .claims;   the quartz   ledge  having widened  out to four feet.    The  ���������doings   of    the    Kootenay . Hydraulic  [Mining Co.   on  the  Pend d'Oreille  will1  [be Varrowly scrutinized  as   well as the  [development of. placer ground  recently  [discovered   on   the  south side, of   that  Liver.    But perhaps by Nelson  itself the  [greatest interest"of all will  be taken  in  Lthe Bay of Hope, a claim on Seven Mile  rCreek, where a reef of great size bearing  i&tfSxv grade free milling, ore*is reputed  1 to have been discovered.   If this ledge  justifies its owners' description of it, and  I-does not melt away with, the snow .by  ".which it is at present covered, it will be  one of the best known gold-mines in the  world.    It is low down,   near  the river  and is said to carry $12 iu gold.    That is  fifteen pennyweights with gold at $16  an ounce.    There is. a celebrated mine  ���������working., today   in   New   Zealand,   the  shares of which are readily bought in  1 London at a premium of 375 to 100 per  cent, and which works pre giving only  two and a half ".pennyweights or about  $2 per ton.   Nor is it likely that the Ray  of  Hope contains   the only deposit of  mineral in that quarter.   So that it .is  possible that an entirely new field may  be opened in that direction.  We have hitherto spoken of propositions which in the markets of the world  rank only as prospects. What of Trail  Creek? This camp'has shipped 1,500  tons of ore since June last and the War  Eagle, mine has now contracted to deliver for transport. 3,000 tons of ore by  the first of April. That ore is netting to  its owners something in the neighbourhood of $30 per ten. Besides the War  Eagle, the Le Roi, the Josie, the O. K.,  the I.X.L and the Nickel Plate have  practically arrived at the dignity of  shipping propositions. The shipping  facilities at present ate clumsy und costly, but there is little doubt that this  camp will shortly have the benefit of the  best and cheapest transport. The  enormous deposits of ore it contains are  becoming every day better known and  new ones are being found. The barber  in the new townsite of Rossland digs a  hole in the street opposite his door to  erect his gaudy pole, and lol he strikes  gold. If there are any old timers here  who remember Ballaarat in its palmy  first days their minds must wander back  and the'snow of Kootenay for the time  becomes tlie. golden sand of the burning  Australian desert.  "Hope springs eternal" in the human  heart and we believe that we have shown  that llie hope we have for' a prosperous  futuie is a house builded partly up a  (quartz) rock and partly on sand, but the  grains of that sand are Gold.  result of these intrigues was the deposition of the reigning sovereign and. the  establishment of a republic. . There  seems to he now a good deal of feeling  in favor of the restoration of the .monarchy. Why not go in and out like the  parliamentary parties of other nations.  It would bean interesting experiment  and could hurt no one, not even the  Hawaiians.  BARRED.  We regret to say that the anticipation  of a speedy removal of the har placed on  the entry of the Nelson and Fort Sheppard line to the town of Nelson are premature. Tlie position of affairs as they,  stand at. present is this: The C. P. R.  has a right of way along the entire  water front of the town and at present  they decline entirely to listen to any  proposals from "Mr. CoKDlN. That  gentleman recently proposed to the.C.  P. R. Id join lines iu a central position  and there erect a substantial depot that  should be a credit to the town and arrange a yard for mutual traffic. The C.  P. It. authorities refused to listen to this  suggestion. Mr. Coitms. will not make  it again,. Only last week Mb. Corbin  had an interview in Victoria with the  Premier, Col. Baker, and Mr. Abbott,  the representation of the C..P. B. in B.  C. The Premier suggested that an  arrangement should be come to then and  there. Mil. Corbin assertedchis willingness to agree to any reasonable proposition, if Mr. Abbott was in a position to  make, final arrangements on behalf of  his company. This, however, he could  hot do without, referring to Silt William  Van Horne. That gentleman, however, at latest advices is enjoying his  leisure in the south of France. There  doubtless he hopes by means of his new title to worm himself into thecharmedcircle  of aristocrats who haunt Nice, Men tone,  Monte Carlo. and'!.other. fashionable  re-  Nelson was very thankful to Mr. Cor  bin for building his railway to her doors.  But the advantage is probably not  wholly on the side of the town. Mr.  Corbin builds roads neither for fun nor  charity. He gets something out of it.  Pie has his responsibilities therefore to  the people who put,him in the position  to get that something, and of these  people those who use the road have the  right to the firstconsideration. To them  it is.due. to make every possible endeavor  to deliver them at their journeys end  punctually. The delay to the train that  ought to have arrived here this day-  week was not unavoidable. There was  an engine on this side of the slide at  Marcus and plenty of box cars in which,  the passengers would rather have finished their journey than been kept at Marcus. A transfer should have been made.  Again when the obstruction at Marcus  was removed there was no excuse for  finding- further slides on the Beaver.  They had evidently been down some  tithe as they were frozen solid and lhe  idle engitie on this side might well have  been employed prospecting for these  and clearing them away. _STo one blames  the employes. No- men could work  harder or mora willingly. Conductor,  driver; . trainmen, section men and all  worked night and day with a will to get  that train through. The fault is not  theirs.   It is the organization.  YES! winter has commenced and the SKATES are  - going fast: But don't you know that1 you need  something beside outdoor amusement���������?��������� There is no  time like winter for practicing on some instrument. We have  Banjos, Guitars, Violins and-all the latest music, beside Pianos  ah Organs and : ������  ANYTHING IN THE WAY OF NEWSPAPERS  AND NEW NOVELS. \m   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.  There is something not quite straight  with the mails yet. "A parcel from England posted on the lOih December reached us on the 16th January,. Of course it  is nice"to have Christmas spread out.all  over the month of January and to have  letters and packages from friends at a  distance dropping in promiscuously well  on into February. But the primary use  of the mails is" for .the,.transaction of  business, and delays that are of no importance in matters of pleasure become  very serious indeed when they hamper  the affairs of trade and commerce. And  there is no excuse for it. All these  vexatious delays are entirely owing to  the rotten organization of the Canadian  post office.  sorts at this time of year. When the  fact finally asserts itself that though .the  questionable society of the gaming table  welcomes him and his napoleons the real  aristocrats will have none of him in spite  of his new veneer and his grip on Cana-'  da, he may then return to attend to  affairs ou this'side of the Atlantic. The  fact remains therefore that we are under  the grip of tho great Oetupus of Canada  and there is no hope "of our having our  just wants satisfied until his high and  mighty lordship deigns to turn his eyes  in our direction, and possibly not then.  It is ii hardship on the people of Nelson and alsp'ou Mr. Cokbin, who has  done all that he can in our behalf, The  C. P. It. has no right to play the dog in  the manger. If it does not use its rights  itself ic should resign them to others who  will use them. At any rate the people  of Nelson should not be barred of their  just pi ivileges by the selfish greed of the  C. P. R.  TUB_N  SHIP your RAW FURS,  Hides, Tallow, Pelts and Wool  ���������exporters ami  Importers <tf  Fine  Northern  Furs  ���������TO���������  Jas. McMillan & Co.  Incorporated.  MAIN HOUSE: 20U to 212 First Ave. N.,.  MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.  Proprietor- of  Minneapolis  Sheepskin  Tannery.  4_oo<l* bought, right out; no commission; fair selection; immediate returns,  tags liiriiished upon request.   NO Dltf'Y on any jjoo.ts we IniiKlie.  --<rv-'..iTi_ roit ciuciiLiu <avi\������ j-.a.-.s- market rKiCES.uai  .Shipping  60  tween his legs and a five cent cigar .has all  the flavour of a real Havana if puffed out  over the chain of his helmet. Uut when it  comes to real drill aud real hard work it is  more than he bargained ' for. , As long as  our volunteer is allowed to strut as,he  pleases and show off his uniform soldiering  is.all very well, butwheu it comes to stern,  hardworking duly itis quite another thing.  Ku.wiug this tlie govei_jine..'-,-ihbiild never  have selected a crack.officer from--one of  the smartest regiments in the world to drill  Tommy Snooks and his mates.  Mr. Keir Hardie, one of the "labour  leaders" in England and a mem bet- of  Parliament, in a letter to a paper says:  "If fifty "men each iii Glascow' Liverpool,  Manchester, Leeds and London  entered  the shop and helped themselves and  kept this game going something would  happen." We think he is right. Something would certainly happen. "Fifty  men each" would find themselves speedily lodged in the gaols of those respective  towns and all ther absolute necessities  would be provided for them for some  time to come. Mr. -Hatdie then adds:  "If I were in their position 1 would do  this andporhaps something worse." How  Mr. Hardie i econciles this advice with  the oath he took on entering parliament  of loyalty to his queen and country and  the laws we do not know. It is just as  well perhaps that these reformers should  sometimes speak out. Then we know-  that: we have not to deal with well  meaning.but mistaken philanthropists,  but, with', downright blackguards, who  are ten times worse than the ordinary  crimiiial because they make use of their  influence over the uneducated classes to  lead-them on to crime for which they  must eventually pay the penalty. The  use of the lash certainly ought not to be  confined only to those who commit bodily assaults.       -  A number of. Americans returning  from a-trip to Europe arrived in New.  ���������York Harbour on Thanksgiving day'.  after G p.m. The customs officials had  left and the unfortunate passengers were  compelled to spend that night, of all  nights, on board the ship. They made  a strong protest to the Department and  now in all probability the inconvenience  from which thousands of passengers of  all nations have suffered fur.- years is  about to be removed. In every part of  the world, except New York, the customs officials attend at any time of night  to pass passengers' baggage. But in the  capital of the New World after six  o'clock p. in. passengers become prisoners  for the night. It is high time the -absurd restriction was removed.  NOTES AND COMMENTS.  It speaks well for the peace of the  world "when so much attention  is paid : to such a small and unimportant place as Hawaii. The islands  certainly have somewhat more importance in. affairs of the day than their  size warrants, on account of their geographical position being directly in the  line of trade between the British ports  on the Pacific Coast of America and  Australia. During the recent endeavors  of a sugar monopolist to fill his pockets  by working on the republican susceptibilities of his fellow citizens the various  phases of the intrigue were watched  with eager interest and received as much  attention and as large "head lines" in  the American and Canadian papers as  could be given to the Armenian atrocities or any other event which is-only too  likely to result in a.European war.   The  SILVER BRINGS PROSPERITY.  An Associated Press telegram presents  some encouragingf acts relative tbsiivercoiu-  age. The silver using countries of the world  are declared to be prosperous. Mexico, with  hardly a tithe of the geuius and industry  and commerce that is inherent in our own  people, is' basking in the sunshine of good  times. Her mints are kept busy coining  silver dollars,.and this silver money is ex  ported in large quantities; that,is ho sa.,  ir is demanded by other silver using countries, who desire it for the settlement of  their trade balance with Mexico.  The same story is'told in the statistics of  other silver using countries. ' Their export  trade is increasing, while that of gold using countries is decreasing. It is this fact,  and that alone, which maintains so strong  a bimetallic sentiment iu England. England has no silver mines, and she is a  creditor nation. If she'was situated as the  \Jnited Stales is situated���������had rich mines  of silver and required all her gold to meet  the interest requirements and sight demands���������thereis-littledoubt that-she would  at once go to the double standard.���������Spokes  man Review. ���������  Bank of Montreal  ���������A1"1T.V1. <all paid up), $1:;,000,OOU  REST,       ....       .,0(M>,000  Sir DONALD A. SMITH,.,  .Presideo  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND,..': ..Vice President!  E. S. CLOUSTON General Manager  Neslon Branch: N. W. Comer .Baker' and.  "Stanley Streets.  Branches in London (England), New York and  Chicago and in the principal cities in .Canada*  Buy   and  Transfers.  sell   Sterling  Exchange and  Cable  Grant coinmerical and traveller's credits, av  able in any part of the world;  Drafts issued; Collections made; Etc.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH  Kate of interestat present ."a per cent.  BANK OF  (Incorporated by Roya  Charter, 1862.)  CAPITAL (pui.l up), ������000,000    .  (With power to  ncreasc.  UKSC-Klt: FIIKII, * 00,000      .  Ifri.OgO.Ott  J,������������A,_33  General Herbert has resigned the command of the Canadian "militia. And no  wonder. His un popularity' was entirely  the fault of lhe government in appointing  him. Among the Dominion forces there  are some crack corps to whom a man of  General Herbert's character ia -welcome.  Bui there exists unfortunately iu niany  corps a distinct dislike to the too severe  restraints of real' discipline. Of course  without this discipline these bands of soldiers are useless. But it is a free couutry.  Jack is as good as, or better than, his master and why should he pay that devoted  duty to his superior cfiicer, who out of his  uniform is very likely his tailor. Why too  should he not stand on parade, if he likes,  ���������with rounded shoulders, knock knees and  his knapsack full of shavings ? Of course  if he wishes to become a' soldier he must  not do these things, but that is not his  idea. He likes to wear a red coat and  play at soldiering. The clank of his sword  is imposing as long as it does not get be-  POPULAR SUPERSTITIONS.  - Blue or light colored eyes are  popularly  supposed to. most   frequently   carry, the  baleful influence and to counteract   this-  blue beads are sometimes,, worn.   Cases are  cited of men "able to overthrow a carriage  merely .by looking at it to, wither up a bean  field and so ou.   It is said that the belief  in the evil eye among Christians, Jews  and  Mohammedans is stronger even than  their  religious beliefs.   The peasants try to read  good  and  bad luck   from tlie   color  and  growth of a horse's hair.   This habit  they  seem to have got from the Bedouin  Arabs,  but are uot so expert in the signs. A chest-  nut horse for good luck,-must  have  either j HEAD OFFICE: _o Lombard street, LONDON  both hind legs or else'the  near hind   leg I  white.    If only the off hind leg is'"white!  that isbad luck. '"Then, by the way, it* the'  hair grows   oh. the   neck,   it  is  augured;  whether "the owner   will be   killed   by   a  - N-ELSON-   BRAIsrCH.  Corner of Baker and Stanley streets  BEANCHES:  Ca.vai-a���������Victoria, Vancouver, New* Yv'estnu  stcr, Nanaimo and Kamloops."  U-s-itkd States���������San' Francisco, Portland, Tacoma, and Seattle.  spear or a dagger, and if a horse begins to  dig with its feet that meaus that tho owner  is soon.to be buried.      -  Direct shipments 'of goods from' Manchester by the new ship canal have begun.  The s.s. Hispania left'vvith 4,000o packages  of cargo for India.  -������-TO-  Hunting, Survey, Prospecting  PARTIES AND  OTHERS   j THE NEW, FAST   STEAM LAUNCH "FLIRT"  Can be CHARTERED by day or week  on reasonable terms. Orders 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)  England.  AGENTS AND CORRESPONDENTS:,  CANADA���������Canadian Bank  of  Commerce  and'  brnnches; .Merchants' Bank of Canada and  branches; Imperial Bank of Canada and branches; JUolson's Bank and branches; Bank  Nova Scotia  UNITED-STATES-Agents Canadian Bank of  Commerce, New Yoik  Bank of Nova Scotia, Chicago.      ~ '--  Traders' National Bank, Spokane,   * -.-.  O AVINGS  DEPARTMENT-   w  ."Deposits received at $1 and upwards, and  interest allowed (present rate) at 34 per cent.  per annum.  Nelson, July 17.18.3.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Agent.  Q .MIX I Mi.  X> .-' C. CAMPBELL-JOHNSTON  (of Swansea, India, and the United Statea  METALLURGIST. ASSAYER,  I.  AND MINING ENGIXKElt  Properties reported on. All assays undertaken  Furnaces and concentrating planus planned  and erected.Treatment for ores given. Ores  bought and sold.   Box 40, Vancouver. B. C������ THE MINER, NELSON,  B. C, SATURDAY, JANUARY  io, 189-  gn^gaa-*xsggsQ!gtKfiKJSMaBi^a������  xz&jtm^+'AFjJxxateamiSiBaaatsas&m  -WjaauJim'j, jHuyuu-ip.v n_t jumr*iaE������  vjvcmincxmi  PARLIAMENT.  ''Victoria, 7 Jan.���������Columbia & Kootenay Railway and Navigation Companies  hill report ed���������preamble proved���������Braden  introduced bill to .prohibit aliens from  being employed on provincial or iiiiin-  cipal woiks and to provide a legal eight  hours working day. Loan Bill read Hist  time.  RED MOUNTAIN RAILWAY.  Mr.'Eberts niovedlhe second reading  of the Red Mountain railway bill, to extend the lime for the commencement  and completion of that, enterprise, lie  explained that (he promoters have not  found it advisable up to the present lo  go on-with the work, which, however,  is one that must prove of great advantage to the Trail Creek mines. "  Mr. Kellie asked that the bill be laid  ��������� 'over fora few days, as he wished to -re-  ceive|certain information from the district in additioij to that already in his  possession. That is to the eil'eci thai il  is quite feasible to' build a railway to  serve this purpose, within Canadian ter  ritory, at the average cost of a mountain  railway, and a telegram to ��������� that, effect  has been received by the Chief Comiuis-  sioner of Lands and Works. He therefore moved the adjournment, of the debate .until Monday next.  -Mr; Eberts did not  see'why  this   bill  should be  held over,   after  passing  the  railway    committee,     simply     because  someone'sent' a telegi;ainythat another  road could be built somew'here.else.  .''Mr..Hume explained that it  was  contended before the committee that a. railway to serve the purpose of this one,   so  Haras the mines aie concerned, cannot be  built in Canadian territory.    Mr;  Kellie.|  having since gone to considerable trouble i bill  and some expense to show that, oue  can '  be built there,   he   thought   the   house  should give an opportunity for this in-  torhiation.to.be produced. . .;    ..  ��������� Debates accordingly adjourned.    .   ..  Victoria, Jan. 8.���������Various' petitions  presented,     one from  W.  M.   New ion  followed by Prentice and Davie,'and again  adjourned. '   ;  Williams asked, has any person been appointed iesideut physician' for the provincial asylum for the insane at New Westminister in place of Dr. Bently? If not,  when will such appointment be made, and  who wilJ receive the same?  Thursday, Jan. 1.0.���������In answer to Sem-  lin's qu'erie's nnou  the Nakusp & "SIoohm  Railway the Premier leplied: (a) In  quiry shows tliut there are some claims  against the con tractors for the Nakusp &  Slocau railway, but there is no reason for  believing that lhe peis ns . having such  claims are iu any danger of losing them,  (b) No lease, has been signed beyond the  agreement, laid before the legislative assembly at its last session, (c) The Canadian Pacific Railway Company on the  31 st December ultimo accepted, the road  sis complete, subject to some trifling deficiencies which cannot be remedied until  the spring, but the responsibility of which  the government has agreed to assume to  the extent of $3,000.. The government will  either deduct such amoumt from the final  estimate, coming to the company, or else  take satisfactory security from them there-  f r. (d) Thc Nakusp <fe Slocan Il������ilw.iy  Company have i.ot yet received the full  amount of the debenture guarantee, but  are about -to do so. (e) I do not thiuk  .that a lieu could be successfully placed upon -he railway.  On the division for the second reading of  the Provincial ballot bill there was a tie,  there being 13 ayes and 13 noes. The  speaker accordingly gave liif? casting vote  with the ayes, according lo precedent permitting further discussion.  Provincial voters bill and Life Insurance  read a. second  time.   Discussion   on  government.of Cities  bill in    Committee  occupied all rest of the day.  Fiuday, llth.���������Semlin moved adjournment of House to call attention to Nakusp  it Slocan l..ii!w.iy affairs. As there are  claims agaiust the company which cannot  be enforced  by a 1 en on   the   road,   he  ntioiai Commission  H'.'i.-IK'.V JEli-l-l., Nelson,  It. ���������.  WEEKLY PRICES, F.O.B., COLVILLE.  Saturday, January  19th, ].<)5.  and others   in favour of Red Mountain   thought that house should instruct govern  Railway. Turner, moved second reading  of Loan Bill. He said'he thought there  need be' little said in explanation of it,  the principle of the bill being so simple  that he who runs may read, lt authorizes the province lo boi-jow -������12O;0(.O -in  the form of.inscribed,stock.; ..-.  .The,necessity for raising this money  tnent to see that the employes are paid be  fore llie money is handed to Company.   A  long discussion arose as to whether motion  was iu order.  -Finally after assurance by the P.enrier  that government was lookiug after claims  of workman and also other creditors Semlin withdrew his motion.   Rest of the day  being well known,  he thought anyone  occupied  by..Premier's speech on second  who considers the situation dispassion  ,. ately and fairly will feel that in asking  for ihis sum the gbveihuieht is mit "in  any way exceeding what' the .assets of  the province can fairly stand. He might  say that the assets of the province have  never been fully: estimated. In icality,  our subsidies from the Dominion, which  amount in all over $210,000 per year in  perpetuity, are worth probahiy at- leasl,  taking theni as if they were for 50 years  only, $8,CC;>,000, but as they are in perpetuity, he considered.-them worth ' at  least $18,COO,COO, which.'inay fairly be  added to all our other assets. The last  balance sheet shows that the total liabil-  . ities of the province, including all debts,  . in excess of assets were then about $2,-  400,000, but' in'"reality, Vis before stated,  ,we have not fully valued our assets,  though he did not know why  this '$29,-  , 000 a year should be valued as an asset  whilst the $213,000 is not so valued.  Were we to put down the value of all our  subsidies we should have "many  million   dollars-to-oui_-credit-0-v.ei__all-liabilities.--.  . The.puipose of this loan is first' of. all  to pay off the Overdraft,.but the. rernain-  in^'and^maib'-portrdh is for ��������� 'expenditure  on further public works.  Semlin-opposed the second reading;  but congratulated the government upon  t"h-'determinatibn"just expressed by the  Minister of Finance to adopt the policy  of-economy so long'advocated  by the  - opposition. He thought that the statement just made that the revenue raised  ' within the province has" iiicreascd'150 per  fcenljAvithin the past ten years is the possi-  Tbie argument against, there being any  necessity for going into the money markets, i'or further loans. He would oppose  this one as he had opposed those asked  from the house on two former occasions.  Had lhe finances of the province been  controlled by frugal and wise  men  dur-  ��������� ing the past ten years there would  now  .   be no necessity for borrowing the contemplated  two   millions.     After . short  speeches, from,Baker and Semlin. debate  adjourned.. .      *    '    .  ��������� Davie introduced a" new bill ; "to  make' betfer'prc-visftiri tor 'securing the  payment of money due. to contracts and  "workmen and for other purposes.!'.,., Bill  read first time. .  House went into "Cornihittee and re-  jorted  Police   and    special    Constables  fill,  Companies Act-amendments and  "��������� government of Cities.  ..     .     ,   ii   ' QUESTIONS iTO BE.P.UT. i      .....  Mr. Semlin���������(a) Have the government  any infdhiatibn as to the, truth of reports  current that employes" of the contractors  -for the Nakusp and Slocau rail way-company have large-unsetteled claims against  the company? (b) ' Have the Canadian  Pacific Railway signed, the,lease for the  said railway? (c) Have the Canadian  ���������Pacific Railway accepted the line* as complete? , (d) ...Have; the government allowed  the Nalcusp & Siocan Railway Compauy to  receive the full amount of the debentures  guarantee? (e) Is there,any. possibility  of tlie-unpaid employes placing a" Ii&h"upon  the railway?  "   'Wednesday, Jan. 9i���������On' the motion  of  ��������� Kitchen' a bofmmttee appointed to e'nquire  into the Fraser Valley Relief, to consist of  Booth, Walkem, Braden, Sword and the  mover.  Nanaimo Waterworks Bill in Committee.  Debate on Loan Bill continued by Sword  reading of Loan Bill which was again  adjourned. ..'.., ,    .  Game Warden Webber, of Washington State is.in receipt of a..letter from  down the straits in which, the writer  narrates having one day seen over 500  elk. He was hunting with a party at  the.head of the Elwa river, and during  the return trip saw a band of elk. which  counted 1C0. None were shot, as the  packhorses were already overloaded  with game. , Before Sunday four other  hands, averaging sixty each, were passed by the party.  THE CHINESE  AND  TELEGRAPHY.  Out'.ng says that, at first the Chinese  were very bitter against the telegraph, as  it reported the foreigners cut out the  tongues of children aud suspended them  on the insulators'to transmit the message  from pole to pole. Then, again, the wires  disturbed the graves of the. '-Fingshin," the  s"piiTit_of "wind and water." The telegraph instruments used are mostly of London make.  The system of telegraphing in' Chinese is  very simple.-' There are about8,000characters in the Chioese language. These are  all numbered from oue up, and so printed  in book form. Itis therefore; only necessary to telegraph the numbers. This system is used, in .the government despatches.  J. /"">( AVELL, M. A. F. G. S., will.be pleased  ��������� V^ . to hear of any position or occupation  in.thclinc of Metallurgy, Assaying, &c., as he  intends making'British Columbia his home.  Positions already held : ..  hecturer on and J'vivel ical Assayer and Metallurgist.      ...    . -  Instructor in Practical Electricity.  -  Lecturer on Practical and Applied Chemistry.  Lecturer on Geology.  Address till April, -  Danemead,   -  ' YVestgate on Sea,  .   71 Kent, England.  NOTICE.  "from  "VTOTICE is hereby given that sixty .'days  i]N the date hereof 1 intend-to apply'for a'  Crown Grant tothe "Calcium'.'; Mineral: Claim,  surveyed as Lot 721, Group I, situated in Galena  Hay in the Ainsworth "Mining .Division of West  Kootenay District. .This application will be  made under section 35." "Mineral Act, 1891."  Copies of the iield notes ahd plat can be seen at  the ollice of thc Government Agent, Nelson.  Nelson, B.C., ANDREW II. HENDRYX.  December 20th, 1891.      22dcc 70  NOTICE.  "XT OTICE is hereby given"  _1_\     agent, for Edward Mahon,  that 'John Elliot, as  has <filed the  necessary'papers arid 'made--application for a  Crown Grant in favor of thc Mineral Claim  " .Jessie," situatcdin the Nelson'Mining Division  of West ��������� Kootenay. Adverse claimants, if any.  must, file their objections with me within CO. days  from the date of this publication.  "  .     " .        -   N. FITZSTUBBS,  Nelson, B. C. ��������� Govt Agent.  10th December, 1891. ������67  ' T&bie CTT_t__6  have fbegn effected by my  ���������^������������������^���������"������������������"^���������������������������^������������������f" '..Trusses,1 with  j. erfect ease to wearer! tHan by all other  devices combined. They retail} largest  Buvture under severest strain'. A system of fitting: has been perfected the  last 25 years, fully equal to personal  examination Iir mail.   27 patents  SS5SSS DEFORM ITYi  CUAHIV.H CXUTHB.  IU Xl&s 8fW..Tor������������������������,  liny, mixed, 80 to $0.o0 Per ton  Hay, timothy, S7 to ������7.50   Oats. 70 cts Per cwt  I Jot atoes. 45 cts       "  Turnips, 75 cts        "  Rutabaga, (io els       "  Cabbage. .1   Carrots, fi.j <;ls        "  Beets, 75 cts     "   -  Onions. $1  ���������    "  Chickens, ������2.50 Per doz  ifens, SI r   Ducks. Sli   fPitl������l-/---f    Q10 *<  I U-K.\ S,  $>-_,   Dressed ] logs, 5. els Per lb  Dressed Beef 1 cts !      "  (52) .IiriJIJS I-CUt-LIK-ll., Ma-iiigci'.  CUSTOMS  BLANKS  - FOR SALE AT THE  INER   OFFICE.  UsMSieaiMflCoj.C.Lia.  HEAD OFFICE AND WHARF l  ���������V^^lSrCOXJVE3-R,    _B.    CL  Get your Job Printing Done at the Miner.  Everything Strictly First-class.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  IRON WORH  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 VANCOUVEll.-S.S. "Cutch"  leaves daily (Monday excepted) at'8'a.m.  Vancouver mid Xurtlicrii Sctttaniviits.  S.S. Comox leaves U. S.S. Wharf every Monday  at 11 a.m., for Port Neville, calling at all way  ports, returning Wednesday, and on Thursday at  11 a.m. for all points as far as Shoal Bay, returning Saturday. Cargo at Company's-Wharf until  9 a.m.    -UOOI������YYII_M_ Ft-KKY.  Leave Bloody ville���������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. * ......  S3T Steamers and Scows always available for  Excursion, Towing and Freighting Business.  Storage Accommodation on Co.'s Wharf.  W. F. TOI'l''f \<i, -Manager.  General Founders, Engineers, Boiler Makers, and Manufacturi  of All Classes of Machinery. Sawmill and Man]  Work a  Specialty.  SOi.1.   -HLl.MIIM4JTUItl.IC!!.   OF   TIIK  Telephone 94.  P. O. Box 77-1  _������II_I������I���������4I-.  E.  C. ARTHUR, A.M., M.D.,  PHYSICIAN,. Etc..  CORONEK FOR WlSST IvOOTlOXAY,  Oflice over Nelson Drug Store,  West Baker street,  , Nelson, B.C.  Cairirat_olT_ce"pl^1:_ip^  JOB  PRINTING  AT  THE   MINER  t  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT.  -        ���������..*:.'...        !       ... '.  'ii!*.      !!���������     -  NOTICE TO DEPOSITORS-  From 1st January and till furtlier  notice the rate ot" interest" allowed on  Savings Bank deposits by this,Bank will  be three per cent. (3%) per aiinum,..  GRANGE V.,HOLT,  '* ..;'���������- . Manager.  Bank of British Columbia,  Nelson, 28th" November, 1894.       57  BANK of MONTREAL  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT.  'NOTICE TO  DEPOSITORS..  . '-t,u  From 1st January, 1895,'* until further  notice the rate of Interest allowed on  Savings Bank Deposits by -this Bank  will be.three per cent. (3%) per annum.  A. H. BUCHANAN,  59 ���������.....,  Manager,  ; " SOTM.B-.;. ;;  \ f:  ^OTICE is hereby given that Henry E. Croasdaile; as agent for the. Hall.!Min,e*"i Limited,  -has filed the-necessary papers .and- made, applica-  l tion for a Crown. Grant in .favor of the'Mineral  I CIaim"K6h-i-not.r," situated on Toad' Mountain,  i in the Nelson Mining division of West Kootenay.  ! Adverse claimants, if any, must tile their'ob-  ! iections within 60 days of the date of thiii publi-  i cation. N. FITZSTUBBS.  j Dated Nelson, B. C. Gov't Agent.  !       28th December. 1S91.      71 dec29  Kendall Band Mill, B. C. Shingle Machine)  Steam Log Hauling Machines.  We keep in stock a full supply of Engineer and Mill Supplies, such as Pipe nnd Fittings, Bil  Goods,   Sheet and other Packing Rubber Valves, Rubber and Leather Belting, o|  ,and Lubricants, etc.  . .....  HOISTING.ENGINES and SINKING PUMPS FOR MINP|  Corner Alexander Street and "Westminster Ave.,. VANCOUVER, B. 0.  D.   CARTMEL, J. ������. CAMPION, J. E. W. MACFARLANI  Agent West Kootenay. Secretary-Treasurer. Manad  NEW SUITIHGS.  NEW TROUSEBING*  Fred.  J.. Squire,  tlie. Nelson Tailor, has just  received a; large consignment of"  Gall-and inspect the new   Pattenr]  ....   .   - ,     .,      ; n and" Styles.. " ' ...  .-���������- ��������� ��������� -i ��������� " ���������        ���������-    ���������  Fred. J. Squire,       Baker Street,  NelsonJ  __U��������� Jiiimmtmrnm  i'.. /��������� V'  ������ ie������-STILL TO THE  FRONT!!  BAKER STREET,        ���������-' .;*   ' * -   -   ' *; =: -^ ^-j  nelson,bo.     n������-NO   FEAR   OF  FAMINFi;  ������ .-  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  men. of .the inner  man  we have Bass and Allsopp.'s.Pale. Ale,  Schlitz Beer,  Guinness' Stout, Walker's ...lebrated_brands of Canadian Whiskey, also the finest'  brands of'Imported Wines, Liquors,' Cigars, Tobacco', Etc������-  Hudson's Bay  l><J   .-.)'      i  Hiram Walker & Son's  Distillers '  AGENTS FOK  . Jos'. Schlitz Brewing Co.  Milwaukee. U. S.  Fort Garry Flour Mills  Manitoba   '  P.P. box'69,  ���������������������������'<-���������        :->--.--��������� ���������--...---       - > Telbphone-  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE * CO.  S. E. corner Baker and Josephine streets,  : -'   '      '-'      .NELSON.'B. C. '     *���������:���������-���������-���������'   ��������� \    ��������� -   '-* ���������" :,FINANCIAL AND:.  , INSURANCE AGENTS.  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.     Collections made.     Conveyancing documents drawn up  Town Lots Lands and Mining Claims Handledon Commission;'


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