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 THE MUTES IN KOOTENAYBAUE  AMONG TEE RICHEST.II.  ��������� AMEltlOA.  ,-r .-x-***  '''���������  ���������-/"#.?"/>>.  //  THE OSES AEE HIGH-GRADE VS  GOLD, SILYES, OOPPEfi  AND LEAD.  Whole Number 270.  Nelson,  British Columbia, Saturday, October 19,   1895.  Price Five Cents.  METAL QUOTATIONS.  NKW YOltK.  11       15      1G  Oct.���������    12 M       IS      1G 17  Silver 074.... 68 ....08 ....������������ ....Ii7i...  "Lead 315 ...315 ...315 ...315 ...31.0   ..  OKE SHU'MKNTS.  8KITEM11KU.  Alamo to Omaha (concentrates)  Slocan Star to Kverett   Jenny Lind to Omaha   It K Leo "    Cumberland    "    Blend to Tacoma   Oct 2���������Alflmo to Oniuha(concomr  "   '2���������Until "    "   4-Xoble Five to Pilot Hay...  "   9���������Alamo to Omaha [concent  " 5-9���������Lo Koi to Butt"   ��������� ���������  ������ Total _   Total shipments since June, 18!)5_  Nelson !   Ainsworth   Trail Creek (gold ore)   Slocan via Nakusp   Slocan via..Kaslo   ate s..  rates].  TONS  ,    !!������)  ,     ".17  .     2U  ,      -'(J  .   ao  is  37  .   a)  1U0  .,_m)'!  BULLION SHIPMENTS.  Already reported since Juno, 1895,  Oct. 13���������Pilot Bay to Aurora, 111   "   15��������� *' "    "   17- " "    .   SS3.  TOVP  2I1J  190  9.8. s  1,5'3|  10'  Total.  n,7o.*i  1160  00  40  10  1300  MINING TIl_.NSF.ERS.  NELSON.  October lfi��������� "  Allmmbra���������J N Thomas to J J Keller, ,'a full  and undivided interest," Jl.  NEW DENVER.  September 28���������  Ruby Silver���������W P Russell to E J _Mn.tthov.-s,  all, 937,500. ___ ,.    lf   _..-  Crown Point, Ajax and Treasure Vault���������I 11  Kilhourne to W Bradcn, all, _&b',500.  October 1���������  ���������  Genesco-John  McKaskill  to  G "W Shaw,  * Albemarle-It 11 Colwell to Ella Nor quay,  ' Vernon���������John Eldrich to J C McLaren, J, 31  October 5���������  Vick.burg���������T D Tobin to HJIeishmann, 10,  w.  October 7���������  Soho-L Alexander to H II Potts, J, 81.  Meteor and Ottawa���������11 Shcran and J Boyd  to J A Finch. J., $700.  Denver���������M Ileckmann   to  W   Thomlmsoii,  Wild Goose, 1-5, and 1-12 in Mocking Bird���������A  Behue to J Gilhooley, SI,  Cornith,  Castle Heidelberg.   Montonomah,  Espanola and Trilby No. 3-J  Gilhooley to A  Bcliue, i, .1.  October 2���������  Ottawa No 6���������J Boyd to H Sheran, i. $1.  KASLO.    "  October 5��������� . k  Klaten���������E A Uiopcts to J V Rankin, J, .1,   '  October 7���������  McRoy-Matt Olcds to Ed Mainn, J, $1,000.  October 8���������  'Kukbn��������� Thomas Arrow to  Mrs.   James E.  Hurrit, ui divided interest,. 51.  NEW ^LOCATIONS.  NELSON.  Octebor 14���������  " Mint���������Godfrey   Bertsch    and    F   Hansen,  Grohman creek.  Defender���������Jos Hanison, Salmon river.  Valkyrie���������Wm Frceland, do.  October ltt���������  Homestake���������1) Crowley, Peter Shecnan, Van  Ilouten creek.  Mollie Condon���������Same.  Bimetallic���������Same. ���������  Lottie���������W B Leith, cast side Arrow Lake.  Colombo���������Same.  Verona���������A J Hughes, east side Arrow Lake.  Josie���������A J Hughes, west " "  Big Four���������A J Hughes, east   " "  Eclipse���������W EDugan, Salmon river.  October 18���������  Ivanhoe���������Geo Ellis, D McCormack, ti miles  south of Nelson.  -_NKW-|>ENVEKr  October i���������  Scotch Thistle���������R C Campbell-Johnston, on  Springer creek.  Wolfton���������M McAndrews, Hume creek.  Irish Jew���������1. McFerran, "  Glenara���������F T Kelly, RecoHill.  October 5���������  Vanity Fair���������JK Owen, near Slocan Tramway.  October 7���������  Telephone���������G Long, extension of Two Jocks.  Lota���������\V E Mann, McGuigan cicek.  October 8���������  Boulder���������W H Crawford, Lemoii crook.  Hidden Treasure���������C Faus,     .       " .  Beauport���������E M Saiidelans,  Great Western  Basin.  Ozalk���������J M Bernard, Carpenter creek.  KASLO.  October 5���������  Chicago���������D K McDonald, north sido Kaslo It  Commodore���������Duncan Gilehrist, on Gont creel*  . Elated���������E A -tippets, on Glacier, 4 miles from  Duncan City.  October 8���������  Hidden Scerct���������Chas    Sawyer,   north  side  Hooker creek, Crawford Bay.  Legal Tender���������A Todd, same place.  Sumiiiitt���������K E Chipiiian, at   head of Bear  and Sctiroeder creeks.  Ampy���������Mat Elcdo, Goat Pass, apex Summit.  Gold Dollar���������Marion Roy, head of north fork  of Glacier creek, ������ -    -  Grey* Jockey���������Geo C Crawford, same placo  Urania���������John A  McKiDnon, north  sido of  Bear Lake.  October 9���������  Olympia���������W It Winsferd, mouth Lisle creek  THE AGRICULTURAL BEPOBT.  NEWS OF THE CAMPS.  We have received a copy of the report  issued by the provincial Department of  Agriculture. The Volume is a bulky one  having 373_ pages. It is the work of Mr. J.  K. Anderson the Deputy Minister who  ���������was here the other day. It is undoubtedly the best of all the Departmental Reports and besides giving an account of  what is beiug done in all the different  districts, contains a mass of information  of the greatest use to farmers. Naturally the matter is of little interest to us  here, but nevertheless the agriculture of  the Province is an important branch and  might be of very much greater importance. Not the least aid it gets in its  progress is Mr. Anderson's work on behalf of the industry he loves so well.  The report completely throws into" the  shade the others, and the officers who are  responsible for the miserable efforts oi:  the Mines and * Survey departments"  would do well to take not only a leaf  but all the leaves out of Mr. Anderson's  book and study them well so that next  year, the Mining Industry of B. C. which  we believe is a bigger thing than the  Agricultural might receive a report  -worthy of its importance.  -*J__J30*V,  We have been shown some fine  specimens of ore taken from tlie Golden  tingle a claim lying near the Poorman  four miles due west of Nelson. This  ore is peculai. consisting of nodules of  galena and quartz mixed. The vein al  its outcrop is only a lew inches in  width, but at ten feet down it widens  out to two feet six inches and samples  taken from it iir this point assay 7  ounces in gold and 8 iu silver. A tunnel is being now driven in to cut the  ledge at a still lower point. Tho property belongs to Messrs. Martin Clare,  John McflaJeand W. F. McCulloch.  Last week we reported the bare fact  that the Starlight ledge had been cut,  no further particulars having reached  us. It is nearly three months since  Mr. Humphreys started the tunnel to  cut it and he has had to drive this  much further than he anticipated,  .he rock also was found to be intense-  y hard and it speaks well for Mr.  Humphrey's pluck that he stuck to  the job. The ledge is now cut at a  distance of 170 teet from the mouth of  'he tunuel and 85 feet below the surface outcrop. In that distance it has  neither broadened out hor pinched. It is  about 3 to 4 feet wide just as it is at  the surface. Mr. Humphreys himself  at the end of last Week had gone east  and was not expected back for some  days so that a little time may elapse  before the next measures are decided  on.  NEW DENVEK.  (From our own Correspondent)  Tom Mitchell who was injured at  the Slocan concentrator by a fall, is  progressing favorably.  A 'fine trout ��������� weighing 20������ pounds  was caught in the lake yesterday. It  measured 38. long and 20J girth.  . The Currie mineral claim on the  Galena Farm is looking well. Yes-  ���������<jiday three feet of steel galena was  struck aud ore will shortly be shipped.  Air. G. A. Kirk, of Messrs. Turner  Beeton & Co., passed a couple of days  here, and has arranged to open a  ������������������ranch liquor house in this town.  Mr. Proctor has purchased two  claims about one-half mile from Den-  v.r on the Mountain Chief trail for  Mr. Campbell-Johnston of Vancouver,  ind is now looking for other suitable  investments.  E. S. Kinney, who for the last two  years has represented Mr. J. A. Finch  in this town, left last week to take  up., a very good appointment in the  Coeur d'Alene. Sir. Kinney will be  very much missed by his many friends.  Over 650 tons of ore were shipped out  over the Nakusp and Slocan Hailway  during September. As soon as the  snow comes this amount will be largely increased, several mines are only  awaiting a fall of the fleecy to rush  down large quantities of ore.  Messrs. Barnard, SI. P., Slade and  Ceperley, representing the company.re-  cently floated by Sir. Barnard in England have been this week at Three  Forks and a deal with the owners of  the Noble Five is being negociated.  Messrs. Barnard and Slade left on  Thursdays train. Sir. Ceperley has  gone to Springer Creek to look at some  properties there.  The Enterprise and Slocan Queen,  mineral claims on the Ten Mile Creek  known as the Kirkwood group, were  bo ndedjin Friday for $25.000 to J. A..  Finch," and today (Suiiday) ten men  went down to make a good pack trail  to the mine, and a crew of miners will  follow in a few days. This trail will  opeu up this creek and considerable development may be expected next year.  rossland.  (From our Special Correspondent.)  The waggon road to- the Evening  Star has been completed.  Sleesru. F. S. Barnard, nnd Cecil Slade  ot London, England arrived on Monday  night, to look over the camp for a few  days.  An interest in the Highland mine  has been purchased by Mr. SI. S.  Thomson, of San Francisco, it is his  intention to sink at least 100 feet this  winter,  A considerable number of small sales  have been made duriug the last week,  aud the prospector is finding no did-  culty in disposing of his undeveloped  property at reasonable rates.  Slessrs,' Leo Norman and -Johann  Wullfsohn returned to the coast on  Saturday, having expressed themselves  more than satisfied with - the general  healthy look of everything in the  camp. ..  It is announced that the erection of a  tramway from Trail Landing to Rossland  will-be started inside of a fortnight, but  rumor does not give the builders name,  or the route he intends to take, we hope  this rumor is truei for once.  - Sir. Clemes, the well known English expert is here, and is making a  very careful examination of the camp  in.general, with the view of a large  Euglish syndicate coming in on the  strength of his report, should it be  favorable. Sir. Clemes expects to be  here for at least a month.  On Monday last a great strike of  copper was made on the Colonna,  "which adjoins the Evening Star, samples running as high as 37. per cent  copper, and $65.05 in gold, being taken  practically from the surface. The property was sold three* days previously  to Charles Smith ot* Butte for the sum  of $4000.  An excitement was caused last Friday by-������ strike of ore being made* in  the centre of Columbia Avenue at the  junction with Spokane Street. Capt.  Carter drove liis pick into a suspicious  looking rock and disclosed a fine showing of ore. Whether this was float or  [ not was not proved, but the ground is  covered by the Alice mineral claim, al  though some enterprising individual  promptly started to stake a claim on  the new discovery.  Bell Nadeu & Co. intend to remove  their sawmill down to Trail as soon as  their present stock of logs is exhausted  as timber suitable for lumber" is getting  very short near here. It is to be hoped  that tbey will also remove the mass of  sawdust which has collected and made  the water of the North Fork of Trail  Creek not only unfit for use but blocked  the creek id many places.  Building still continues, the Roman  Catholic church aud the Slasonic Temple  being the two latest buildings of a good  size, to be started. The new Record  Office and Lockup is to be completed by  the end of the week, and not before it  was wanted as the accommodation in the  record office was no accommodation-at  all, and Sir. Kirkup is to be congratu-  I ii ted on the efficient manner in which he  handled so large a business in so small a  space.  ��������� The South Belt is beginning to show  up better than ever, and this section of  the country is very likely destined to  rival even the great Red Slountain itself.  A large amount of development work ��������� is  being done, and a recent assay from the  Edna Group goes,as high as $48,00. The  owners of the Pittsburgh Group are doing a lot of prospecting work and soon  expect to settle down to a winters work  of driving a tunnel in to tap one of their  numerous leads at some distance from  the surface. The Kiwi Group the Albany,  the Appahegui, as well as many others,  are all beiug worked some by the owners,  others by bond holders, but all with  satisfaction on their faces as if they  thoroughly believed iu what they were at.  LOCAL   NEWS.  A. T. Garland expects to be established  in his new premises next to the Bank of  B. C. early next week.  Slessrs. Whitney and Dixon, of the  Great Northern, were among the visitors to Nelson during the week.  AVe have received a long letter from  "Alberni" which arrived, we regret to  say, too late for this week. It will appear next week together with our remarks thereon. Our next week's issue  will also contain a very interesting article  from a London magazine upon the city.  of Kaslo.  Slessrs. Herrin ������fc Co. who have recently  established themselves in Nelson as a  wholesale fruit, vegetable, and -> feed  house, have recently moved into the;coin-  modious premises recently vacated by  Turner Bros, iu the Houston Block. The  linn finds itself well rewarded for . going  iuto business here and is importing its  goods in large quantities. '  The Bishop of New Westminster arrived iu Nelson yesterday and "went on  to Kaslo, where he preaches tomorrow.  On Slouday he will consecrate the church  of St. Michael aud All Angels at Balfour.  On Sunday week the bishop will preach  bouh morning and evening at Nelson,  and on Slouday evening, 28th, it is proposed to have an entertainment of some  sort iu the church.  ��������� The- extension of the S. F. & N. Ry.  from Five Mile Point to Nelson is nearly  completed. Ballasting has been pushed  ahead by the aid of the steam shovel and  is now practically finished. A Y is being  built at Anderson's Point not far from  where the ola wharf used to stand. The  present depot on the hill will be demolished and a new one 'erected at a  spot about 150 yards short of the town  boundary.. ' -   .  Silica Street is becoming a street of  churches. The new Slethodist building  is nearly complete and shows up very  well standing as it does'on an eminence  at the corner of Josephine Street.' The  English church has been, recently painted,  which is a great improvement. In spite  of the fact that by a stretch of imagination its bare - shingles may be said to resemble slate we think that they would  be better painted,  Sir. Roberts, the engineer of the S. F.  and N. liy. was in town during the week.  He denies that there is any change iu the  situatiou regaidiug the terrai-ius ot his  line. Sir. Corbin does not feel inclined  to come to any terms with' the C. P. 11.  feeling tliut they have no real, right to  impose auy. The matter will probably  straighten itself out some day,"and iu the  meantime the people of Nelson have to  suffer. u  The librarian of the Legislative Assembly, Victoria, would be pleased to  obtain cop.'es of pamphlets or reports  that have at any time in the'past been  published, of whatever nature, pertaining tothe Proviuce or nny of the cities of  British Columbia, In fact, any document, printed or .written, of local interest will be welcome. Payment will be  made for copies of the old statutes, sessional papers or other ollicial documents  of the Pro ?ince of British Columbia or  Vancouver Island prior to Confederation.  Passengers on the steamers of the C. &  K. Co. trading on Arrow Lakes have loug  regarded Steward Tomkins as a personal  friend. His - attentions to --the "inner  man" were always so well planned and so  highly successful. Nothing wins a man  so much.popularity as providing a good  dinner. Therefore, Sir. Tonkins was  most deserviiigly popular: He is .now  purser on the Lytton, his place on the  "flagship" being taken by Fred. Whitney  who is,. we hope and believe, quite  capable of following in his predecessor's  footsteps.      ��������� -    "'       -  During the past week or two Kooteuay  has   been  entertaining ,most important  visitors.   Besides the Governor-General,  whoie mission  was complimentary and  has little to  do  with our development,  there   have been   such  men  as Sir.   A.  Hornby     Lewis,     of    "James ���������   Lewis  j <fc .   Sons, the    great    Liverpool   cbp-  ! per     merchants,-'     whose      fortnightly  '; price list is duly quoted in  The SIiner.  1 Slessrs.  Covington   Johnson, Hamilton  j Smith. J. K.  Clemes and  Henry Janin  are four of the  best  known miniug ex-  j perts in the world and they are not here  j out of idle cuiioaity.  KOOTENAY'S   GUESTS.  Visit     of     His     Excellency     thc  Governor-General to Canada's  Treasure House.  The Earl ami Countess of .Aberdeen Amazed  at the Deauty of the Scenery und  the Wealth of the Country.  The proverbial "Queen's weather"  prevailed on Tuesday last to welcome  Her Slajesty's representative to  Kootenay. The morning broke in a  dense fog, which did not clear off until  the Nakusp had ploughed her way  more than half way down the Arrow  Lakes. Between 9 and 10 a. in. the  sun conquered the co.'d damp mists  and rolled them up into the blue ether,  disclosing bit by bit the glorious  scenery that surrounds the valley of  the Columbia. The fog somewhat  delayed the arrival of the steamer at  Robson and she did not reach there  until 1 o'clock, the steamer and the  train from Nelson arriving together.  At Nelson as soon as il was known  that the Governor-General would visit  the district a meeting of the citizens  was called to arrange a welcome. It  was at once apparent that it was quite  impossible to attempt to carry owt  many of the forms and ceremonies  customary in large cities. It was decided to present an address and make  the most of the Nelson Brass Band, a  box of dynamite, all the bunting that  could be procured and some wagon  loads of "brush." The ordinary pomps  of courts are yet beyond our means.  A committee was appointed to carry  out the programme. It consisted of:  Frank Fletcher (chairman), Captain  Fitzstubbs, W. A. Jowett, G. A. Bigelow and J. A. Turner (secretary.)  These gentlemen all set to work with a  will and are to hi- commendi-d for the  amount of success they attained in so  short a time. On J. A. Turner devolved  the most serious task of collecting the  necessary funds. The people, however,  all except one man who ought to be  ashamed of himself, were' only too  willing to contribute their1 dollars, and  the required amount was soon collected  in. single dollars. 0  Captain Fitzstubbs, as representing  the Provincial Government and also as  a member of the reception committee,  left on the .morning train to receive  the party at Robson. Two new cars  had come down only the night before  by s. s. Kootenay from Revelstoke.  They are a very great improvement  on the old ones, and they themselves  are one ofthe milestones on Kootenay's  upward progress. Very little delay  took place at Robson, the freight being  left for a further opportunity.  The Vice-Regal parly consisted of  His Excellency the Governor-General  and Lady Aberdeen, attended by Sir.  David Erskine, A. D. ��������� C, and Sir.  Campbell, private secretary. Sir. J.A.  Mara, SI. P., as president of the C. &  K. Steamship Company, as well as in  his capacity-of-mcniber-for-tho district,-  also attended the party.' With hi>  intimate knowledge of'-"the ' country  and all that was going on in it he was  of the greatest assistance in explaining  all matters of interest to their Excellencies as' well as seeing after their  comfort.  During the run to Nelson stops wee  made at St.' Agnes Falls auu other  beautiful spots ou the line, of which  photographs were taken.  '' The train arrived at Nelson about 4  p. ni. and was welcomed by a Governor  General's salute of 17 guns. The  station-* had been dressed up with  evergreens and an arch erected with  the word "Welcome" painted on a  panel surrounded by green boughs. A  large crowd had assembled and on their  Excellencies alighting the band struck  up "God Save the Queen." So unaccustomed are we in Kootenay to the  ways of the world that many people  forgot to remove their hats while tho  royal anthem was being played. Some  of these were no doubt American-  citizens, but we remember on more  than one occasion of thc. arrival of a  President of .'ie United States that  the fact of their being Britishers did  not stop the Canadians ond English  who were there irom uncovering.   ���������  On reaching the platform the reception committee were introduced to the  Governor-General and Lady Aberdeen  and the whole party, including Sir-  Joseph Trutch, were then packed into  the Nelson.bus. This was theohly thing  Nelson had to be ashamed of. Its  proprietor might have had pride  enough in his own property, if not  enough public spirit, to clean the  trap and black the harness. Wedged  into this shabby outfit and preceded  by the band the party reached the  Phair Hotel. Across Baker Street,  between the two banks, was stretched j  the loyal inscription "God Save the  Queen."  Arriving at the hotel another crowd  was found collected,' soon augmented  by   that   from    the   depot.   As their  more strongly than this whiff from  the heather-clad hills of her far off  home in bonnie Scotland.  The address was then read by Capt.  Fitzstubbs, as follows:  To the Right Honouiuiilk His Kxcki.i.excy  the   eakl ok   auekdkkn,   oovkknok-  Gesehai, ok Ca.vada.  May It Please Your Kxccllency���������  We, the Cii izens of the Town of Kelson, in  the District of Kootenay, beg to tender yon  our hearty greeting, not only as thc .Representative of our Gracious Sovereign, but knowing  your own warm feelings of "interest for the  welfare of-our Province.  Wc trust .sincerely that jour visit will bo  interesting and pleasant to your Kxcellcncy.as  it certainly will bo memorable in tho history  of this District, coming as your Bxcollency does  at thc dawn of an era of progress aud prosperity owins to the development of our largo  mineral resources which aro now attracting  such general attention.  Wedesire also to express with great sincerity  our pleasure at the presence with Your Excellency of the Countess of Aberdeen, whose  interest in everything pertaining to the social  and home life throughout Canada is so  thoroughly appreciated.  We tcel that thc prominent part that this  District is now taking in tho mining industry  of the Dominion has merited thc honour of  Your Excellency's visit, and we venture to  hope that Your Excellency and the Countcsa of  Aberdeen, will tarry away such memories as  may induce you to repeat your visit at no distant date.  On behalf of the citizens of the Town of  Nelson, by  FRANK FLETCHER, Chairman.  JOHN A. TURNER, Secretary.  His Excellency replied:  SIe. Fletcher, Ladies and Gentlemen.  This address with its eminently loyal  assurances and its kindly expressions  furnishes a most graceful and attractive  greeting and welcome. I can assure you  that for a long time past we have looked  forward with particular interest to the  prospect of making a visit to this centre  of a most important���������and growingly  important���������district. And though we  have heard a great deal about that miniug interest and development which is  referred to in your address and of which  we hope to hear a great deal more during  our stay in this locality, I should like to  say at once that as regards another  feature of this region,'namely the magnificent scenery, certainly not the half, if  even the quarter of its "beauty had been  told. (Applause.) This is after all nut  only a^question of pleasing emotions, but  it has its business aspect, because with  such charming scenic views as those  through which we have passed this day,  there can be little doubt that in the  course of time you will have a large influx of business caused by what is known  as tourist traffic quite apart from that  predominating mining enterprize which  has caused so many to come to these  parts. As to that 1 can. exchange congratulations with you���������for all here are  interested in the development of the  country���������upon what has been accomplished and especially upon the great  impetus which has been given during the  past year to the activities of this locality.  I cannot help wishing also particularly  to thank'you for what I consider your  discriminating as well as most kindly  reference to thie Countess of Aberdeej.  You speak of ' the social and home life.  After all that goes to the root of the  matter. It is the happiness of the homes  of the country which is the essential  question as regards the truest welfare ol  the population, subordinate to that  (though the one reacts on the other)  comes material development aud pros)  perity and you may be very sure that it  is a great happiness to Her Excellency  if she can at any time co-operate iu the  matter, especially with the women of the  country who are doing so much in the  truest serse to brighten the lives of the  people of this as yet "young country.  (Cheers.), In a young country a peculiai  share of responsibility devolves upon its  women in this very matter of keeping up  .the-brightnessandcomfort-of-our-homes;-  and I am sure that it <is a matter ot  which *e are not likely to underrate the  importance, and- therefore I appreciate  that special reference to it in the address.  There is one other topic to which I  should like to allude. I suppose I may  claim to be a sort of representative of the  farmers of certain valleys lyicg to the  northwest of you who have not got much  in the mineral line���������at least not yet-  though there is no saying what will happen. Sleanwhile our wealth there lies iu  the capabilities of the soil for producing  crops ot various kinds. And the farmers  there have a laudable ambition to supply  the people living in the mining districts  with the very best products that can bo  forwarded, .They arc very anxious about  this. They consider that the health of  the miners ought to be maintained and  preserved up to tbe very highest point  ior the sake of the welfare of thc couutiy  as a whole.j (Cheers and laughter.) And,  therefore, we wish to send our very best  apples, our'finest grain aud potatoes aud  most superior meat to this region.  (Cheers.) Hut I must not say too much  upon this point "because I" suppose it  would be considered inappropriate that  the Governor-General should do a little"  business ou his own account. (Laughter  aud applause.) Though it is quite true  that ou one occasion when I was travelling in tlie "United States the hotel porter  who carried my luggage upstairs when  he had placed rather more thau the  orthodox amount of baggage'ou tho floor  of my room, turned aud said: "Well,  it's very easy to " see that you aro a  drummer." (Loud laughter.) I did not  quite understand the meaning of the  term then, but 1 know now, and I confess that I almost wish I hed brought in  my pockets a few of our best apples and  j pears to pass around through the stores  ' here so that the merchants might examine such csamples. However, I snp-  s ! pose others who cau do that better than  I can will come here. Sly feeling is that  when we undertake anything--whether  mining or  farm' ig--it should be done  ohildr  them i  at  son  however, as has been suggested, to be  able on some other occasion to pay you a  visit and to see something of the mines,  beginning with that over which Sir  Joseph Trutch presides and which he  lias been so good us to invite us to see,  which, however, is out of our power ou  this occasion.  After thanking the band for their  presence Ilia Excellency concluded by  addressing a few words to the school  --"''.ren and usking the trustees to give  ���������i a holiday. He wot) loudly applauded  . the conclusion of his remarks.  On Wednesday the party left Nel-  >n at 9 a. in. on the s.s. Nelson and  made a trip" round Kootenay Lake,  accompanied by Capt. Fitzstubbs and  Sir. J. A. Mara, SI. P. A stop'was  made at Pilot Bay, where the smelter  was inspected, and also at Ainsworth  and Kaslo. At the latter place His  Excellency was received by the Siayor,  Sir. John Keen, and a splendid bouquet was presented to Lady Aberdeen  by Sirs. Keen." The Vice-Regal party  was then conducted to the church,  where an address of welcome was read,  to which His .Excellency replied. An  address was also presented by the  women of Kaslo to Her Ladyship, to  which she replied in a speech of some  length and no little eloquence. We  regret that we have no space at our  disposal to print it. Afterwards an  informal reception was held while the  Governor-General took a walk ground  the town, during which he inspected  the very fine collection of mineral  specimens which J. L. Retallack bas  accumulated at hisoffice. After a very  pleasant trip, the weather being perfect rnd the lake looking lovely, Nelson was reached at ..30 p. ro. The train  was waiting on the wharf and Their  Excellencies stepped straight into their  carriage. They previously thanked  Capt. McMoiris for his care and attention and made special reference to the  excellent repasts and the way tbey  were put on the table by Mr. Eli  Smith, the steward.  Thus ended the first Vice-Regal  visit to Kootenay, and we hope that it  is the first of a long list ot annual  events.  n      _      ~ ���������       i  REVIEW.  "As It Was In The Fifties," by-^'Kim  Biler" (Victoria, the Province Publishing  Co.) In this story, which originally appeared in the pages of the Province, the  genial author writes in that happy,  facetious vein which seems to come  naturally to him. He cau be grave  enough at times when the necessity of  the situation requires it, but the greater  part of the book is in that easy, flowing  style, with an undercurrent of wit and.  with a few stray chips of- sarcasm on its  surface tbat is such pleasant,reading.  The story is a simple one and brings into  prominence several scenes characteristic  of America "as it was in the Ufties."  Especially good is the "poker play" on  the river steamers and also the mock  crial in Slurphy's bar which so nearly  had a serious ending. British Columbia  probably contains more romance than  any other part of Her Majesty's  Dominions, and "Kim Biler" is feeling  his way into it, like a hunter stalking  some giant quarry, a little uncertain as  to his power to cope with it. , We trust  that he will quickly gain courage and  draw us word pictures of the stirriug  events that came "so thick in the earlier  days of the Province. The. got up of the  book-could not be beaten in any country.  It is magnificently printed on heavy  paper aud reflects the greatest credit on  i ts-publishers. =  ���������   EDISON AffD GOLD.  Excellencies* ascended  the   steps  the, thoroughly   (applause)    and   I want to  . ... _- *���������    . .   . i������n .'o tvi-v-   f mi rTY>     n-i    _r������_r.Yi-T-1_nt_t_������    o   ennnncy  ������_a  band    again     played    the    National  Anthem,   this   time accompanied   by i  the voices of the school .children, whe -  were assembled on the broad verandah. '  As soon   -is Her Ladyship reached the.  top, little Sliss Betty Johnstone.attired  in white and wearing   the scarf of the !  Chin Gordon, of which His Excellency  is   chief,   advanced and- presented   a  bouquet.    The incident at once went  right home to Lady Aberdeen's heart,  and  it, is  probable that none of the  most magnificent functions that could  possibly be devised by wealthy corporations would have appealed  to   her  make my farm as complete a success aB  you do your mines.) We must take hold  of-' that which we have undertaken and  wrestle with it till we have made it as  much a success as it is possible to make  it by human energy. (Cheers.)  Once more let me thank you for this  address and for the other signs of welcome, and especially, for the kind and  cordial greeting you gave me on our arrival���������not forgetting the ornamental  purpose to which' the dynamite was put  in giving us a salute. We shall not be  here long, but we hope to make the best  use of our    opportunities.    We   hope i  The mining fraternity for the world  over have for years endeavored to'solicit  the serviceso of Edison in solving the  problem of economically extracting gold  from refractory ores. Finally this  eminent electrician has consented to devote his energies to this subject und has  secured a sulpburet gold mine and is hard  at work solving the problom of working  the ores by electricity. Sir. Edison says  that there are ten pnucipal details to be'  mastered and that he has already discovered the methods to bo adopted by  eight of them. Two-tenths of this problem now remains to bo solved. ' Ho has  already spent weeks on it and will continue until ho has solved it, as he is certain it can be done. It may be asserted  as a fact that all sulphurets, particularly  sulphurets o������ iron, carry gold. Sulphurets  cannot possibly penotrato uuy rock .but  from below, therefore, we may naturally  conclude that the heaviest body of such  kind of ore has been invariably found to  improve in quality with depth. As ubout  29-30 of all gold contaiued in the earth is  iu sulphurets of rebellious ores, the immense importance of Edison's work can  be seen at a glance, and the mining world  will'watch the progress with anxious -  eyes." ' -  j CHURCH NOTICES.  j Sunday, October 20, 1S05,  i SlKTHoniST Ciiurtcu, Hume's Hall,  j Vernon Street. Services at 11 a. in.  ' and at 7.30 p. m. Morning subject:  ; "Scandal." Evenin*. srb-*ect: "Dead  : Reckoning." Prayer ireet* ig Friday  ! evening at 8 o'clock.  ! Catholic Church. Services first  : and sl ond Suru'avs of the month ft  ; Nelson. Slass at la_0. Vespers at 7.30.  Pkesjei'terian Chuiicii.     Services  alll a. tn. and/ p. m.   Sunday School  Union) at 2.30. Prayer meeting Thurs-  ' iv evening at S   p. in. *"  is  CHfRcH oh England, Sunday 2/th  Services af 11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Hi'  Lordship the Bishop of New West  minster will preach at both services.  The big stack at the matte furnace of  the Anaconda, Slont.. company lacks a  few inches of being 200 feet high;-it is 60  feet in diameter at the base and 22 at the  top: 2,250,000 bricks were used in its  construction. \  THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, OCTOBER  19,  [895.  The Great Brown-PMcord Motor  ' By CONAN DOYLE.  [Copyright, 1S__, by the Author.]  It was a cold, foggy, dreary cvoning  in May. Along tlio Strand blurred  patches of light marked the position of  the lamps. The flaring shop windows  flickered vaguely with steamy brightness through tho thick and heavy atmosphere.  The high lines of houses which lead  down to tho ombankmoiit. wore all chirk  and deserted or illuminated only by  the glimmering lamp of tho caretaker.  At ono point, however, there sliono out  from three windows upon tho second  floor a rich flood of light, which broke  tho somber monotony of tho terrace.  Passengers glanced up curiously and  drew each other's attention to tlio ruddy  glare, for it marked tho chambers of  Francis Poricord, tho inventor rind electrical engineer. Long into tho watches  of tho night tho gleam of his lamps  bore witness to the untiring energy and  restless industry which wero rapidly  carrying him to tho first rank in his  profession.  Within tho chambor there sat two  men. Tho ono was Poricord himself,  hawk faced and angular, with the black  hair and brisk bearing which spoke of  his Celtic origin. Tho other, thick,  sturdy, and blue eyed, was Jeremy  Brown, the well known mechanician.  Thoy had been partners iu many an invention, in which tho creative genius  of tho one had been aided hy tlio piv.c:-  tical abilities of tho other. It was a  question among thoir friends as to  which was tho hotter man.  It was no chanco visit which had  .brought Brown into Pericord's workshop at so lato an hour. Business was  to be done���������business which was to decide the failure or success of months of  work, and which might affect their  "Whole careers. Between thorn lay a long  brown table, stained and corroded by  strong acids and littered with giant  carboys, Faure's accumulators, voltaic  piles, coils of wire and great blocks of  nonconducting porcelain. In tho midst  of all this lumber there stood a singular whizzing, whirring machine, upon  which the eyes of both partners were  riveted.  A small, square metal receptacle was  connected by numerous wires to a broad  steel girdle, furnished on either sido  ���������with two powerful projecting joints.  The girdle was motionless, but the  joints, with tho short arms attached to  them, flashed round every few seconds,  with a pause between each rhythmic  turn. Tho power which moved them  - came evidently from tho metal box. A  subtle odor of ozone was iii tho air.  "How about tho phlangos, Brown?"  asked the inventor.  "They were too large to bring. Thoy  are seven feot by throe. Thero is power  enough there to work them, however.  I will answer for that."  "Aluminium with an alloy of copper?"  "Yes."  "See how beautifully it works 1"  Pericord stretched out a thin, nervous  hand and pressed a button upon tho  * machine. The joints revolved moro  slowly and came presently to a dead  Stop. Again he touched a spring, and  the arms shivered and woke up again  into their crisp metallic light. "The  experimenter need not exert his muscular 'powers," he remarked. "Ho bas  only to bo passive and use his intelligence." -  ..   "Thanks to my motor," said Brown.  "Our o motor,"  the other broke in  sharply.  "Oh, of course," said his colleague  impatiently.    "The motor which you  thcught of,  and which I reduced to  'practice���������call it what you like."  "I call it the Brown-Pericord mo-  _^tor,iLcried- the .in.v.entor,_.with_aii_ai*gry_  .'flash in his dark  eyes. , "You worked  out the details, but the abstract thought  is mine, and mine alone."  "An abstract thought won't turn ah  engine," said Brown.doggedly.  '- "That was why I took you iuto partnership," the other retorted, drumming  nervously with his fingers upon tho la-.  ble. ' 'I invent.. You build. It is a fair  . division of labor." '  "Is it not splendid?" cried Poricord.  "Itis satisfactory," said  tho  more  *"   phlegmatic Anglo-Saxon; .. a".  - "There's immortality in it!"    "  "There's money .in it!"  "Our names will go down with  Montgolfier's.  - "With Rothschild's, I hope."  "No, no, Brown.    You take too material a view," cried tho inventor, raising his gleaming eyes from tho machine  to his conipaainon.    "Our fortunes arc  a mere detail.   Money is a thing which  every  heavy  witted  merchant  in   the  country shares with us. . My hopes rise  to something  higher   than- that.    Oui  true reward will come in- tho gratitude  -and good will of tlio human race.".  ,   Brown shrugged his shoulders.   "Yon  may have my share  of  that';" ho said.  "I am a practical man.    "We must test  onr invention."  .*   '.Where can we doit?".  "That  is what I wanted  to speak  about.    It must be absolutely secret. Ii  we had private grounds of our own, it  ���������would be an   easy matter, but  there is  o no privacy in London.".  "We must take it.into tho country/'  . "I have'a suggestion to offer," said  Brown.    "My brother has  a' placo in  Busses on the  highland  near  Beachy  head.   "Thero is, I remember, a  large  and lofty barn near the house.    Will is  in Scotland, but  tho  key is  always at  my disposal.   Why not take tho machine  down tomorrow and test it in the barn?"  "Nothing could be better."  "There" is a train to Eastbourne at 1."  "I shall be at the station."  "Bring the gear with you, and I shall  bring the phlanges," said the mechanician,   rising.    "Tomorrow  will  prove  The morning was bright and scring-  liko. A palo blue sky arched over London with a few gauzy whito clouds  drifting lazily across it. At 11 o'clock  Brown might havo been seen entering  the patent ollice with a great roll of  parchment diagrams and plans under  his arm. At 12 ho emerged again, smiling, aud opening Lis pocketbook he  packed away very carefully a small slip  of oflieial bluo papor. At five minutes  to 1 his cab rolled into Victoria station.  Two giant canvas covered parcels liko  enormous kites wero handed down by  thu cabman from tho top and consigned  to the care of a guard. On the platform  Poricord was pacing up and down, witli  long anger step and swinging arms, a  tingo of pink upon his sunken and sallow checks.  "All right?" honskod.  Brown pointed in aiiswor to his baggage.  , "I havo tho motor and tho girdlo already packed away in tho guard's van.  Be careful, guard, for it is dolicato machinery of great value. So. Now wo  can start with an easy conscience."  At Eastbourno tho precious motor  was carried to a'four wheeler and tho  great phlnngcri hoisted on-thc top. A  long drivo took them to tho houso whero  tho keys wore kept, whenco thoy set off  across tho barren downs. Tlio building  which was their destination was a commonplace whitewashed structure, with  straggling stables and outhouses, standing in a grassy hollow which sloped  down from the edgo of tho chalk cliffs.  It was a cheerless house oven when in  use, but now, with its smokeless chimneys and shuttered windows, it looked  doubly dreary. The owner had planted  a grove of young larches and firs around  it,' but tho sweeping spray had blighted  them, and thoy hung their withered  heads in melancholy groups. It was a  gloomy and forbidding spot.  But tho inventors were in no mood  to bo moved by such trifles. The lonelier thc place, the moro fitted for their  purpose. "With tho help of tho cabman  they carried their packages down the  footpath and laid them in tho darkened  dining room. Tho sun was setting as  tho distant clatter of wheels'told them  that thoy were finally alone.  Pericord had thrown .open the shutters, and tho mellow evening light-  streamed in through tho discolored  ���������windows. Brown drew a knife from his  pocket and cut tho pack thread with  which tho canvas was secured. As the  brown covering fell away it disclosed  two great yellow mctal.faus. These ho  leaned carefully against the wall. The  girdle, the connecting bands aud tho  motor were then in turn unpacked. It  was dark'boi'oro all was set out in order. A lamp was lit, and by its light  tho two.. men continued to tighten  screws, clinch rivets and mako tho last  preparations for their experiment.  "That finishes it," said Brown at  last, stepping back and surveying the  machine.  Pericord said nothing, but his face  glowed with prido and expectation.  "Wo must havo something to eat,"  Brown remarked, laying out some provisions which ho had brought with him.  "Afterward."  "No, now," said tho stolid mechanician. "I am half starved." Ho pulled  np to tho tablo and made a hearty meal,  whilodiis Celtic companion strode impatiently up and. down with twitching  fingers and restless eyes.  "Now, then," said Brown, facing  round and brushing the crumbsj from  his lap, "who is to put it on?"  "I shall," cried his companion eagerly. "What wo do tonight is likely to  le historic."  "But thero is some danger," suggested Brown. " We cannot quite toll  how it may act."-  "That is nothing,"-' said  Pericord,  with a wave of his hand.     . *  ������������������^But-there-is-no-use-in.our-goiug-out  of our way to incur danger."  "What then: Ono of us must do it."  -."Not at  all.    The  motor would act  equally, well if attached   to any. inani-  mato object.!'  ' 'That is true,'' said Poricord thoughtfully.  "There aro bricks by .the barn. I  have a sack here. Why should not a  bagful of thoiu tako your place?" ..  ' 'It is "a good idua. I seo no objection." ��������� - -  .. "Como on, then," and the twosallied  out, bearing with them tho various sections of their machine. Tho moon was  shining cold and clear, though an occasional ragged cloud drifted across her  face. All was still and silent upon the  downs. They stood and listened bofore  they entered tho barn, but not a sound  camo to their ears, save tho dull imi_-  mur-of tlio sea and tho distant barking  of a dog. Pericord journeyed backward  and forward with all that thoy might  need, while Brown filled along narrow  sack with bricks.  Whon all was ready, tho door of the  barn was closed and tho lamp balanced  upon an empty packing case." The bag  of bricks was laid upon two trestles,  and-'the broad steel girdlo was buckled  round it. Then the great phlanges, the  wires and the metal box containing the  motor wore in turn attached to tho girdle. Last of all a flat steel rudder shaped liko a fish's tail was secured to tho  bottom of the sack.  "Wo miist mako it go round in a  small circle,'-' said Pericord, glancing  round at the bare, high walls.   '" u  "Tie the rudder down at one side,",  suggested Brown. "Now it is ready.  Vress the connection, and off she goes. "  Pericord leaned forward, his long,  sallow face quivering witli excitement.  His whito, nervous hands darted here  and there among tho wires. Brown-  stood 'impassive, with critical eyes.  Thero was a sharp bur from tho machine. Tho hugo yellow wings gave a  convulsive flap; then another;" then a  third, slower and stronger, with a fuller  sweep; then a fourth, which filled tlie  barn.with a blast of driven air. At the  fifth the bag of bricks began to dance  j upon the trestles.   At the sixth it sprang  'Fire   Insurance   I'ollcy   Acl,   1S������'5."  .-���������iieii-l-'d by   I lie "l-'ire   Insurance  1'olicy .lim-n-lim-iil Acl, IStt.V*  As  "VTOTICE is hereby _ivon that His Honour  -^ the Lieutenant-Governor in Council has  further postponed the commencement of "An  Act lo secure Uniform Conditions in Policies of  Fire Insurance," from the 1st tiny of October,  1895, until lhe 1st day of April, ISilli.  JAMES HAKIM,  Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Ollice,  2i!lli September, IS'.).. CJ7)  TABLE  .Slioiviii;: ihe ltal<<s mill I'luins oroiirlN ol'  ������r .issl/c, Xi._i IViiis, Oyer ami Teriul-  ���������i-.r. anil 4'.uei'al Caul ll<>livery I'or lho.  Tear IS!>S.  FALL ASSIZES.  Clinton   liichlield   Kamloops   Vernon    Lytton   New Westminster.  Vancouver   Victoria   Nanaimo   "Special Assize.  .Thursday.2(il,h September  .llonday.. .'MM September  .Monday 7l.li October  .Monday llth October  .Friday llth October  . Wednesday.Gth November  .Monday., .llth November  .Tuesday.. .l!)lh November  .Tuesday.. 2(ilh November  117  NOTICE.  A SITTING OF THK COUNTY COURT  of Kootenny will be holdon at Nelson, on  Friday, tlie liilh day of November, and at Iv.if.lo  on Tuesday, tlio Will day of November, and at  Hossland on Monday, the 2olli day of November. 1S9.5.  The silling of said Court fixed for the 2nd  day of October for Nelson, and the oth day of  October for ltossliind, stands adjourned until  the 15th day of November and the 25th day of  November, IS!)!), respectively.  T. II. G1FFI.V,  Registrar of the Court.  Nelson, B. C, Sept. 18th, 1S!)5. (207)  SIMPSON s CO.  Successors to  InteruatioijCoiissioiCo  Have I" n-��������������������������� li a sell T. K. Hurry's  Entire Crop of Potatoes,  Amounting to 500 Sacks  Anil Will Sell Tliein al  $20 PER  TON.  L  ISTELSOlSr. _B_ O.  (52)  SIMI'SOV A CO., rr������|������i-i(-t������irs.  Pas:e Ponsf ord Bros.  Hastings Sired, Vancouver, II. ..  HEALTH ACT, 1893."  NOTICE is hereby niven that. "An Act  rc-pecting tl.c I'ublie. Health" is now in  force, and that uial.r ��������� he provisions of the said  Act Alfred T. Walt, of the City of Victoria,  Esquire, M. 1).. has been appointed Secretary  of the Provincial l-onrd of Health.  JAMKS UAKKR,  Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Oflice,  27th September, 1S!)>. (221)  DIRECT IMPOKTERS OF ALL HIGH-  CLASS ENGLISH MEN'S  PUKNISHINGS  Such as Christy's Hats, Dents  & Fownc's Gloves, Dr. Jaeger s  Cartw right & Warner's Under-  Scotch Rugs, Flannel,  and Crepe Shirts,  etc.  wear,  atting  M  Trousers, etc  m im, osti������Ki:s rKo.iir.  I.Y ATTKM������KI������ TO.  130  MINING   MACHINERY  FOR SALE.  Two new English   Portable Engines,  S and 1*2 horsepower, wood burners.  One Stationary Engine and Boilnr.  One Engine and   Boiler   for Steam  Launch.  Galvanized   Tanks,   Mining   Tools,  Steel, Iron,  etc.  Delivered at- "Vifloria on wharf.  Apply t. HEISTERMAN&CO.,  75 Government St.,  Opp Bank of Montreal.   Victoria, 13.0.  (179)  SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.  A  n.u/rv.  MINING  MACHINERY  MESSRS. LETHBRIDGE fit HORNE  Have been appointed Agent, for Tiik  Miner at .Vancouver and are authorized to make contracts for advertisements, to give receipt, for accounts  due and generally to do'business on  account of  TIIK MIX IK  miMIX*"  A I'lill.   CM. I.'l������  U.i  (x..___a?_-3 -_r-t_rii.i__.s_  HUNTING OR SHOOTING  On    these   lands     is   FORBIDDEN,     under  British Columbia Game Laws (Section 25.)  (1S3) C. W. BUSK.  Hunting, Survey, Prospecting  PARTIES AND OTHERS   : THE   NEAV,    FAST -  STEAM LAUNCH "FLIRT"  Can be CHARTERED by day or week  on reasonable terms. Oiders sent  trough the pursers of the steamboats  Nelson or Ainsworth, with whom arrangements caube made, or by mail or  telegraph to C. "VV. Busk, Balfour, will  receive prompt attention (19)  Columbus Clocks       -       Electric Clocks  China Boudoir Clocks, Mantel Clocks  and Alarm Clocks, all of the  AND LOWEST  EEPAIEING   -A.   SPECIALTT.  CHAS. JISZKOWICZ, Watchmaker  and Jeweller  108  CUMTNGHAM   &  HlFJM,  44   GOVERNNENT ST.,  VICTORIA  CONSTRUCTING   ELECTRICIANS,  Contractor's for and "Dealers in "Motors, Dynamos,  Electric   Mining   Machinery   and   Electric   Supplies.  Send for Photos and Specifications  of  Electric Log   Hauling   Machines.  Lake View Hotel,  Opposite Balfour on the Kootenay Outlet,  is open for the reception of Visitors.  Best Fishing on the River,  Lazvn Tennis Grounds,  Sail and Rowing Boats.  Especially Suitable for Pic/u'c Parlies.  ...  By vieans of moveable partitions,  a large part  of the Hotel can be made into a Ball Room on the  shortest notice.  Prices Moderate.  118  PROCTOR, BUSK &>  WEST,  Proprietors.  ������-MINER'S SUPPLIES-^,  i_aiaHa-_iw_-____-____-_H_HM____-___M_-n__HHM-_Ha-H-B__aM  Thos.Dunn t$ Co., Ltd,,  A7"__._SrCOT_rA7"E!R,  E.   o.  Curry  a full line of the following goods in stock, which they  torn prices.    Write for quotations before y< n pnri-l.  season's supplies.    ''  off  'i' at  rock butr  your  o STEEL WIRE ROPE, PULLEY BLOCKS, CHAIN, DRILL STEEL,  PICKS, SHOVELS, AXES, DYNAMITE, FUSE AND 'JAPS, AND A  GENERAL ASSORTMENT OF HARDWARE, BLACKSMITHS AND  MILL SUPPLIES. m  CARPETS ������ HOUSE FURNISHINGS!  SNAPS:  BRUSSELS CARPETS at $1.00 PER \ARD.  TAPESTRY - - at 50 Cts. PER YARD.  UNIONS and WOOLS, 50 Cts. to $1.00 PER YARD.  Another lot of those 4 foot Curtain Poles with Brass Fixtures complete for 25c.  Blankets and Comforters.   Letter Orders Receive Prompt Attention.  SNAPS:  OPAQUE WINDOW SHADES,  7x3 feet with Spring Roller  M. B. SMITH $ CO.  1   Biscuit Manufacturers.  TOITE.   _ETO_R   PKICE   LIST.  VICTORIA        ���������        B. C. ^  P. O. box 09.  Telephone  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE * CO.  S.F.  corner linker and Josciihino streets,  Nl-L_OX, JJ. ,C. '  REAL ESTATE,  FINANCIAL'AND'  INSURANCE AGENTS  for 50 Cts.  Lace Curtains, 40 cts. up.   .   -     Cheneille Portiers, $2.50 up.  Table Linen from 25 cts. per yard to $2.50, with Napkins to match.  A full Line in Sheetings, Pillow. Cottons, Etc.  oo_p_ei & ^-OTJ_I_TC3-:  137 Cordova Street, Vancouver.  (108)  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.   Collections made. - Conveyancing documents drawn up.  , Town' Lots Lands and Mining Claims Handled on Commission.  Uneasy. Sleeps the Man IVho *    ...   -  ���������''Has Not Got a Gale.���������Shakespere.  THE BEST MATTRASEES in the\WQELB  G-ALE"S Wire Mattrasses, Over Mattrasses,  Pillows. Combination Iron Mattrasses.  whether   -we   have   been   follpwiug  ai  shadow or whether fortune is  at  our j  feet. One o'clock, at the Victoria." He '  walked swiftly down the stair and was! .^ th_ air  and woaid  have fallen to  quickly   reabsorbed  into  the  flood^ of: _,_���������  ������������������������������������������������������������������������,   ,,���������,.  ty,a ���������__���������_���������������th   oamo ���������������  comfortles?, clammy  bumanity which j  ebbed and flowed along the Strand. _    j  the ground, but  the  seventh  came in  Continued on Page 4.  The above goods c:m lie put np  in very small compass-*for packing and can  be obtained from Messrs. Gale*..agents, *  D. MCARTHUR & CO. Nelson,  and CAMPBELL   BROS.,   Rossland.  or direct from George Gale &  Sons, Waterville,  Oue.  " fron and Wo.od Cot Beds for mining camps a specialty  Can be made to weigh under 35 pounds. =��������� (1C0)  SCHLITZ MILWAUKEE  and VICTORIA LAGER BEER  Goto the  Hudson's Bay Company,  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  LENZ&LEISER  9 and 11 Yates Street, Victoria.  ������  -VV JblOLESALB-  DRY GOODS  (������lotbino. (Rents' jf urnisbtnge, j������tc.  We carry the largest stock in these lines west of Montreal and are therefore able to compete with any House in the Trade. u9 THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY,  OCTOBER 19, 1895.  ^hr Jftttter.  THE MINER is printed ou Saturdays and  will be mailed to any address in Canada or  the United Slates, for one year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies live cents.  CONTRA CI ADVERTISEMENTS in-  sertedatthe rate o/Sj per column inch, per  month.  TRANSIENT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted al the rate of /J rents 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.  ALL COMMUNICA TIONS to the. Editor  must be accompanied by the name and address ofthe iu rite?:  PRINTING turned out in first-rate style at  the shortest notice.  Address ���������  ThhMinerPrintinq* publishing Co  NELSON.    B.C.  courage the investment of money here  as much as lays in his power, while on  the other it is most distinctly not  his business to boom any pariip.ulnr  company or even any particular place.  In allowing his name to thus figure on  the prospectus of a mining company  which is most suspiciously regarded on  this side and which is at the best a pure  speculation, we. venture to say that he  is abusing his position in a way which  will render' a, change very desirable.  Wo are unfortunately not in possession of a copy of a Directory oi*  Directors, but vyc think we are correct  in saying that the mime of no Agent  General will be found on the list ol*  Directors of any public company.  If is this the way British Columbia is  going to enter the London market the  sooner it is stopped the better. We  beg to call the attention of the  Government to the very grave bar  which their London representative  has thus placed on his own usefulness.  Notice of Application for Crown Giant.  rpAKE NOTICl. i hat John Elliot, as agent  ______ tor Samuel M. Wharton, George C. Wharton, Edward L. Tate ond John R. Cook has tiled  tho necessary paper.-; and made-application for  a (Jrown Cram in favour of thc mineral claim  ���������'Cliii'," situated in thc Trail Creek -lining  Division J listrict of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants (if any) must, lite their objections witli mo within 00 days from the date  of this publication in the British Columbia  Gazette.  N _.T.ZSTUJ_BS,  Government Agent.  Nelson, 13. C, Sept.!), IS!),*..        ������03, l.-tl-o,)  Notice of Application for Crown Grant.  rpAKK Notice thaL A.S. Farwell, as Agent  Jl for .I.A. Finch and HI. It. Galusha, has liled  the necessary papers, and made application for  a Crown Grant in favor of t.hc Mineral Claim  ���������'Jumbo,"situated in the Trail Creek Mining  Division of West ICootcnay District.  Adverse Claimants, if any, must tile their objections within sixty days from the date of this  publication in the Hritisli Columbia Gazette.  N. FlT/STlM-US,  Gov't AKCiit.  Nelson, J}. C, Aug. 2U, 18i)3. <11K���������������������1.8, o)  NOTES AND COMMENTS.  TIIE VICE-REGAL VISIT.  The visit of the Goveiisor-Gi-Neral.  lo Kootenay is, to us dwellers there; ii,  a notable event. Not only, is he t hi*  first Vicekoy of the great' Dominion  to come here, but he is probably the  first to hear of the place. Kootenay  was certainly alive during his pretle-  - cessor's reign, but she had not begun  to kick. It is not improbable that the  first question future Governors-  General will ask on landing at Quebec  or Montreal will,' be "How soon can I  get to Kootenay?" Tliat is "the fame.  pinnacle to which we are trendii g,  and the visit of Lobd Ahisri-EEN will  help to put us there. Not only, however, were we all glad to see Ins  Excellency amongst us foi this t elfish reason, but we felt proud thnt tiie  direct representative of Her Majhs.'y  The Queen should honor' us by visiting a count ry so ill-prepared to suitably  welcome and entertain such a distinguished guest. Tbe obligation is increased by the fact of Lady Aiji.r-  deen's presence with her husband. It  is well known that she takes the keenest interest in'.all that pertains.to the  home happiness of the people among  ���������whom she is temporarily doinicih d.  To His Excellency belong alia.is  of state, business or commerce, meters pertaining to outward things. To  bettering the inward private life La������y  Aberdeen has devoted herself. .Suiiie  of her methods Imve occasioned surprise in American journals. ' But. these  same periodicals put a double scare  heading over, a description of the  Prince ok Wales' vests or Miss  Anna Gould's shoes, and so win*-;  they may say about the amiable  projects of a great lady dots not matter' much.  If His Excellency's visit was new  to Kootenay,   Kootenay was certainly  new to hiui.   The excellent .iccommo-  . dat ion afforded by steamer, train and  hotel was a surprise,  as   well as the  -amount of woik .done inj our one arid  only industry. Unfortunately there was  not only no time  to  visit any mines,  .except possibly the   Blue Bell, but no  time   has .been   reserved   to   inspect  Rossland or the Slocau.    Thc journey  was hurriedly decided on and no one  .   regretted more than the  Governor-  General that these and other places  were' omitted from   the  programme.  ���������Possibly- thc-omission-this year-will-be  the means of procuring us the honor  of a visit next year.   By that time lhe  great Trail Creek camp and also the  silver   Slocan  will   hardly  recognize,  themselves and will be  truly thankful  that   they did   not come   under   the  Vice-Regal    eye     in     their     half  developed state of 1805. "  It is possible that the visit of the  ,. Govebnok-GenkI-AL to Kootenay was  an event of which the full meaning  did not at once strike a large number  of its inhabitants. As the train passed  along maiiy a man came rushing from  hut or cabin to wave his ragged hat  und at the new steamer' numbers of  the men engagedson her, led by an old  Scotchman, cheered and waved for all  they were worth.' But to many the  Governor-General was only a  curiosity. He meant nothing to  them. His presence stirred no chord  in their bosoms. These were undoubtedly Americans, - or British subjects  who have dwelt all their lives in the  remotest fastnesses of the Dominion,  where the feelings of personal loyalty  tothe Sovereign have-been unable  to reach them.-' These people are of  those* who believe that a king goes  about in a purple robe and with a  golden crown .upon his head. They  enjoy all the rights and liberties that  are theirs by birth as British subjects  without either knowing.*or thinking  how they came by them. "They are  like the birds of the air who spread  their wings and warble in nature's  sunlight without giving a thought; to  its origin or to those hapless ones who  have t-* dwell without it.  The latest news from Cuba shows  that the Spanish forces are utterly  demoralized and in many places are  without supplies. The entire military  system seems to have broken down.  ���������Vfeanwhile the insurgents have proclaimed the independence of the island and it almost looks as if they  would be able to maintain their position. American sympathy is undoubtedly with the rebels.  Very considerable surprise is expressed on all sides at the conduct of  Mr. J. Fred Hume, M. P. P., for the  district at absenting himself from Nelson during the visit of the Governor  General. Mr. Hume was not required  to leave the town on business but has  simply gone up the river to shoot  ducks. When a man undertakes to be  come the representative of the district  lie must accept the responsibilities,  and it is distinctly the duty of a member of Parliament to be on hand when  Her Majesty's representative visits the  district. No doubt Mr. Hume is  ashamed of himself, but this does not  excuse his breach of good manners.  Notice of Application for Crown Grant.  rpAI-K NOTICK that Patrick Clark has  X. Hied the necessary papers aud made application for a Crown Grant in favour of the  niincr.il claim "Iron Mask" situated in the  Trail Creek Mining Division of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants, if any, must iile their objections with me within Gu days from tlio date  of tlio lirst appearance of this notice in the British Columbia Gazette.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Gov't Agent.  Nelson, B. C, Aug. 3. 18!Xi.     (185.17, 8, 'Uo.)  V^_E__R,"ir BOA  T  -*iN  BEINGS US LARGE CONSIGNMENTS OF GOODS. " %  ���������OTTIR  STOCK   OIEY���������  LADIES'- UNDERWEAE, HOSIERY, SMALLWARES AND WOOLEN GOODS  Is now replete with all the Novelties of the Season, aud the values are better than ever before offered  in Nelsou  MEN'S FURNISHINGS   IN   GREAT  VARIETY.  A. T. GARLAND'S  _.    -"I  M������IMi. AI'KXTS.  m. r. _r. e.  M. I. M. & M.  -JKUTIFItATI'S      OF    I.MI'ltOVKMKNT.  J. M. B.  MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Xelson* Mixing Division ok  West Kootenay District. Where Located���������Toad Mountain,  TAKE NOTICE that I, Henry E. Croasdaile,  as agent for the Hall Mines Limited, free  miner's cerliiicale N'o. 01073, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Gold  Commissioner for a certilicate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  grant of the above claim.  And further take notice, that adverseclainis  must be sent to thc Gold Commissioner and  action commenced before the issuance of such  Certilicate of Improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of October, 189.5.  (210-5,10, 5) HENRY IS. CHOASDAILE.  The French seem at last to have accomplished the conquest of Madagascar-. In a recent telegram the Queen of  that Island is reported to have said that  she would die rather than yield. She  has apparently changed her mind,  women were always tickle���������or it may  be that circumstances were too strong  for her. The French are said to have  agreed to keep her on-the throne���������under'their thumb���������but to have sent her  husband, the Prime Minister to France  to be tried foi' treason or something,  lt is a curious state of things for a  queen to wed a prime minister.  It certainly adds to the stability of the  government, until a gay French soldier  comes along and then it appears to be  a case of oil* with the old love and ou  with the new. Anyhow a throne and  a, palace under the guidance of a gay  French Commandant, are probably  more desirable than exile with a fallen  minister.  The extraordinary boom in South  African shares is generally considered  to be tottering on the brink of a precipice. The British public has enormous capacity for swallowing wild cati,  but a day comes when the last cat  breaks John Bull's back. Only last  month companies with an aggregate  capital of twenty-three million pounds  (a hundred and fifteen million dollars)  were'registered in Louden. Previously the amount invested was said to be  J_l:30,0OU,0O() (about six hundred and  lifty million dollars). This amount was  more than doubled by wild inflation of  many of the stocks. It is impossible  that returns can be made on anything  like this sum. The crash is bound to  come. Wideawake individuals a-e already speculating for the fall during  which the brokers will make as much  as they did during the rise. Of  course .among all these companies^  "thereVi'e"iiiaiiy"sli"und~an7:l_payi"ri'g^"on7  cerns. The output of gold from these  is enormous. They will stand erect  during the crash like the chimney  stacks of a burning house. But their  shares like all others have been run0 op  to a figure far above their legitimate  price and their holders will sutler with  tbe rest. The great question for us  here is how will it effect our own interests. It may scare capital away  from all mining investments whatever���������or it may simply divert the  "stream towards our shores.  ABUSING HIS POSITION.  We were considerably surprised to  see the name of the Hon. Forres G.  Vernon among the directors of-the  Lillooet, Fraser River & Cariboo Gold  Fields Company. Mr. Vernon is the  Agent General for British Columbia  and as such occupies a very delicate  position in regard to companies raised  in England to operate in this Province.  On the oneiihand it is his duty to en-  It was recognized last session at,Ottawa that the Canadian Flag required  revision". It at present consists of the  ordinary British red ensign with a  shield on the fly containing the arms  of the different provinces. This shield  consists of a crowd of little picturef  utterly indistinguishable at a distance  and therefore perfectly useless on a  flag, the main feature of which is that  it and its divice shall be easily deciphered. To the shield already existing the arms of British Columbia have  yet, to be added. They themselves  contain a whole picture gallery and  only add to the previous confusion.  The arms of this Province are uow declared to be a shield-on which the  Union Jack is exhibited. On the up:  per part of the shield there are six  alternate wavey lines of white and  blue, to represent the sea, and on it a  golden sun setting. This is designed  lo indicate the province as the most  westerly part ofthe empire, and the  motto chosen is "Radiance Without  Setting," words" used by a Roman  philosopher in the. reign of Emperor  Hadrian to describe the sun, and are  expressive of the fact that the sun's  brilliance never wanes. . The old coat  of arms, consisting of a lion standing  upon the Imperial crown, appears  above the .shield. Supporting the  bhield on the left is a stag Wapiti,  which represents Vancouver Island,  and oh the right a mountain goat, representing the mainland. It is perhaps necessary to have a distinguishing flag for each part of the ,,Empire  but vessels registering in colonial ports  simply use the universal Biitish Ensign. The simplest divice is a single  initial'letter C. for Canada, but even  letters cannot be read at a distance.  Flags are recognized by their general  appearance and the relation of the  separate masses of colour to each other  and if Canada wants a distinguishing  Hag it would be' better to make an eri-  tirely new ensign, say half red and  half blue, with the Jack in the corner  as usual.  LAKESIDE MINERAL CLAIM,  Situate in* tiik Nelson Mining Division* or  West Kootenav District. Where Located���������Toad Mountain*.  rAKE NOTICE that I, Henry E. Croasdaile,  as agent for thc Hall Mines Limited, free  minor's certilicate No. 61073, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Gold  Commissioner for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  grant of the above claim,  And further take notice, that adverse claims  must be sent to the Gold Commissioner and  action commenced before Lhe issuance of such  Certilicate of Improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of October, 18SI1.  (217-5,10, 5.) I11.NRY E. CUOASDAILE.  EC. CAMPBELL-JOHNSTON  *II.M.\4' EMaKKKK,  MF/r._l_l_l!K4-|ST  AXI>  ASSAYER,  638 GRANVILLE ST ,  **V^AJ__-TOOTTV-:e::E-       :       B. c.  il.!  J. H. BR0WNLEE  MINING BROKER.,  86  .VICTORIA. B. C,  T.    H.    CALL AND  Ml.VIXt. IIK������KKK nil-!  HEAL ESTATE AUKXT.  521 Hasting. Street, VANCOUVEB, B. 0.  Correspondence Solicited.        124  J ESSOP'S  W. A. JOWETT  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKER  IXSURANCE ami ��������� ��������� ���������  COMMISSION AGENT.  VICTORIA ST.,  ���������J14  NELSON. B. C.  T  DAYLIGHT MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in* the Nelson* Mining Division o.  Wkst Kootenav Distkict. -Where Located���������Toad Mountain.  1AKE NOTICE tha; I, Henry E. Croasdaile,       as agent for the Hall Alines Limited, free  miner's certilicate No. 01073, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply io the Gold  Commissioner for a certilicate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  grant of the above claim.  And further take notice, that adverseclainis  must be sent to the Gold Commissioner and  action commenced before the issuance of such  Cerlilieate ol Improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of October, 1SU5.  (218-., 10, 5) HENRY J'". UROASDAILK.  HID MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Nelson Mining Division ok  W'est Kootenav Distkict.   Where Located���������Toad Mountain.  rilAKK NOTICE that I, Henry JO. Croasdaile,  -4- _������as agent for the Hall Mines Limited, free  minerjs certilicate No. 01073, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Gold  Commissioner for a ecrtilicaie of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  grant, of the above claim.  And further lake notice, that adverse claims  must be sent to the Gold Commissioner and  action commenced before the issuance of such  Certilicate of Improvements.   _  Dated this 2nd day of October, 1S!)j.  (217-5,10,5) HEN HI' E. CHOASDAILE.  O  o  JIM FAIR MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in tiik Slocan Mining Division or  West Kootenav Distkict. WiiEhic Located���������At   the   Confluence   op  tiik   Dardanelles-am) Best Ci-keks; ~   rilAKE NOTICE .that 1, John O'Regan,  _l_ as agent for E. H. Tomlinson, No. 03,1)03,  intend, 00 days trom thc date hereof,- to  apply to thc Gold Commissioner for a certificate of improvements, for the ^purpose of  obtaining a Crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice, that adverse claims  must be sent to thc Gold Commissioner and action commenced before the issuance of such  certilicate of improvements. .  Dated this 7th day of October, 18'Ju.  (221, 12, 10 5) JOHN O'REGAN.  JOHN   W. MACKEY M1NI-RAL CLAIM,  Situate in the Slocan* Mining Division or  West  Kootenav Distjuct.   Wiikhi: Lo  ��������� cated���������To the West ok the Best Claim.  'pAKE NOTICE that 1, John O'ltegan,  jL asagentfor E. II. Tomlinson, No. ">:>(it>3,  intend, IX) days from the date hereof, to  apply to the Gold Commissioner Tor a certilicate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the above claim.  And further InKu notico, that advorso'elami.-  rnust be sent to the Gold Commissioner and  action commenced before thc issuance "of such  certificate of improvements.  Dated this 7th day of October, 1S.._>.  (225. 12 105) JOHN O'Rl.CAN.  NELSON HYDRAULIC MIN'NG CO.  LIMITEB.  rpilE SECOND ANNUAL GEN KRAI,  -**- meeting of Shareholders will be hold in  the Company's oflice Baker Street, Nelson on  Monday 1th November 1895 at 11 a. m.  G. W. RICHARDSON,  '.'        v Secretary.  Nelson, 12th October, 1S9j. (222)  S. S. Alberta  W.PELLEWHARVEY.F.CS.  [Mcmb. N. Eng. Inst., M. & M. E.]  .V____SrCOT_rV"E3"R,    _3_   c.  Assays, Mill Tests and Analyses.  Samples treated from  1 imiiiimI Iu 1 lon In, weight.  For particulars apply to E. A.POWYS & CO.,  Local Agents, who will receive samples. [182)  THE BEST MINING  STEEL IN THE WORLD.  It will pay you to write to us for prices of this  @ .       celebrated make of steel, for which we have been  appointed Sole Agents for B. C. We keep  (������) also a full  line, of   Blacksmiths'  and   Miners'  Supplies.    Correspondence solicited.  E. G. PRIOR & CO., Ld.  "VTCTOEIA,   _3.   O- ������������������-  Williams b$ Dawson  LAND SURVEYORS & CIVIL ENGINEERS  519 HASTINGS STREET, VANCOUVER, S. C.  SYDNEY WILLIAMS, P. L. S., Qualified Member of Surveyor's Institution, London, (1884 and85.)  BAEKERVILLB,  CABIBOO,  B. C.  Will be pleased to undertake commissions for English or other firms.. K������  W. F. MCCULLOCH,  (laic Assayer lo Provincial I'overiinicnl.)  _S_SS-A.Tr   OFFICE.  NELSON  B. O.  (193)   E. A. POWYS & CO.  ]Sr___!I_SO*N". B. c.  Alining Agents and Sharebrokers,  Insurance'^ Real Estate, Commission  and Mining Machinery Agents.  A Register kept witli full particulars of Claims.  SALES NEGOTIATED.    m  mahon, McFarland &  MAHON,  L'D.  IIKOKKIt..  Mining and Sharebrokers  Agents for Mining Machinery.  Dealers in  Mining and Industrial Stocks   and Shares  BEAl    -K-TATI*   A.M������    MIANS.  Mahon, McFarland &  Mahon, L'd.  VANCOUVER.  (1������T)  CHARLES S. RASHDALL,  Mining Broker.  Conveyances,      Deeds,     and  Mining" Abstracts.  Complete lists of existiu;;Mining locations  1    NEW DENVER, B. C.  LEAVE KASLO for Ainsworth, Pilot Bay antl  Nelson Monday, "Wednesday and Saturday  at 8 a. m.; Tuesdays. Thursday and Fridays  at 7 a. m.  LEAVE NELSON for Pilot Hay,  Ainsworth  and Kaslo Monday, Wednesday  Thursday  and Saturday at 3 p. m.; Tuesday and Friday atl p.m.  Close connection is thus made between Lake  points and all outgoing and incoming trains of  the C.P.R. at Nelson.  The steamer is newly equipped in every par  ticular, is lit throughout by electricity, and  contains bathroom and all modern conveniences  for tlie comfort of pa������enger.-.  The above schedule is in efi'ect ICth May,  1895 subject to.change. |i  JAS. WAUGH GEO. i\ HAVWARD  Purser.      131 Master  Ceperley,  Loewen & Campbell,  VANCOUVER,  Are rrvpareilto liilriHliicoltliiiJii;:Propositions n-oin the Kootenay to  ENGLISH AND  EASTERN CAPI i ALISTS  To handle HEAL ESTATE in the new  towns and otherwise act in the interests of owners in the B. C Mining  Centres.  Theahoveis the Only Firm on the  Coast doing Fire Insurance ;Bnsiness  and having Agents in the Towns of  Kootenay. 11CG)  SHORT  - FAST -  SCENIC  ROUTE  Seattle, Victoria.  Vancouver & Puget  M0RTHERN  IN     PACIFIC R. R.  u  To<  Sound, and all Paci- J Pullman  fie Coast Points, St.  Paul  Chicago and  Points Beyond - -  Modern t'-iiiiiwiciit. Rock-ltnll'istKou'll'e-t  Attractive lours via llulutli iiikI the I'rent  lakes In conned ion villi exilnslv������ly  passenger bonis of XortUcrn S.S. Co.  Ilircvl toiinecllon vin Nelson A Fort Sbei������  I������iril Uailway, at Spokane; and via  _. A K. S. S. V. nt Bonner's  Ferry.  For maps, tickets, and complete information call on Agents ���������. A K. S, Xnv. Co., _.  A F. S. Ky., or  _. ������'. IMxoii, (tan. Aliciil, Spokane, Wash.  F. I. Whitney,*'. * I'T. A., SI. IMiil. Sllnn.  V. T. A������I>olt, TravlliiK Freight A I'nssen-  cer Agent. Spokane, Wash.  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTENAY  STEAM  NAV. CO.  (limited)  TIME CARD No. 7.  In Kll'ecl Monday, April Sttlh, I8!������"������.  KI'.VKISIOKK l-OIITE.-Sirumor "Lyllon.  Leaves Revelstoke,- southbound. Tuesdays  and Fridays at 1 a. m. for all points in \\ est  Kootenay and tiie south. ,.  Leaves Robson, northbound, Wednesdays  and Saturdays al 8'p. in. for all points cast and  west via the C. V. R.  VOICTIirOKT  ItOirK.���������Steamer "l.llon."  Leaves Northport, northbound, Wednesday.;  and Saturdays at 1 p. m.  Leaves Robson, southbound, Tuesdays and  Fridays at ti p. in.  Stages ruu in connection witli steamer from  Trail Creek Landing to Rossland. '  k.lSI.O IHMi'TK.������������������'Slciiiiier Xrlson."  Leavcs Nelson for .Casio. Tuesdays at 5.30 p  in., Wednesdays at 1 p. m., Thursdays at.').:������) p  in., Saturdays at. 3.30 p. m. Connecting on  Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays with N.  & F. S. Rv. for Kaslo and Lake points.  Leaves "Kaslo for NeWon, Mondays at 4 a. in..  Wodncsdav.. at i a. in., Thursdays at 8 a.m.,  Fridays at I a. in. Connecting on Mondays,  Wednesdays and Fridays with N.'fc F..S. Ry.  for Spokane.  ���������  Close connections with Columbin& Kootenay  Railway at Nelson for points north and soutli.  itoxxKirs fi:kky ROI'TE.���������Sir.  "Xelson."  Mondays  Leaves Nelson for Bonners Ferry  and Fridays at 8.00 a. ni. ...  Leaves Kaslo for Bonners Jerry, Mondays  and Fridays at 1 a. rn., ,,....,       x- ,  Leaves Uonncr's Ferry for Pilot Hay. Nelson,  Ainsworth and Kaslo on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 2 a. ml ��������� _, , .    .  Cor.neels with east and westbound trains on  the Great Northern Railway.  The right is rciorved to change this schedule  at any time without notice.  For tickets, rates, etc., apply at Company's  ollice, Nelson.  T. Allan, J. W. Troup.  Secretary. Manager.  &  Provincial Land Surveyors'.  NELSON  no  AND  Ohfick:  ROSSLAND, B  C  Elegant  N *V  S  Sleeping Cars,  Dining Cars,  Tourist  Sleeping Cars.  TO  /ST. I'AUI, '  MINNFAI'ttMS  MIM'TW  t'AKf-W  4'KAXI������   FOKKtt  CKOUKSTOl.  WIXXII-W'  ItKM-NA and  . IIII1TK  THROUGH^TICKETS  -TO-  UII.A..O  WASHIXttTON  I'lllLAIIFirillA  VKW VOKK  IIOSTII.Y anil all  roints Kasl,  West and South.  I'or information, lime cards, maps and tickets  call on or lurite  II.  G. STIMMEL,  T. F. Agent, Nelson, B. C.  'P. D.  GIBBS,  General Agent, Spokane, Wash.  or  A. D. CHARLTON,  \-lsst.- Gent. Pass. Agent, Portland. Oregon.  Spokane Falls A  Northern R'y.  Nelson &  Fort  Sheppard R'y.  to  Daily (Except Sunday) Between Spokane  and _.ort_,port.  Tri-Weekly Between Northport and Nelson.  Leave 8.12 a.m. NELSON Arrive 525. p. m.  Trains leave Nelson for Spokane every  Mosdai:, \VED.*r_*������Ai*ari_ Fkedat, returning leave Spokane Tdesdays, Thursdays  aud Sat.itDAYS at 7 a. m., and making  close connection by S.S. Nelson -with all  Kootenay Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek, eonnectatMarcns -witli stuge on  Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays aud  Fridays.  Passengers for Trail Creek mines connect at Northport with stage Daily. ���������' -i'-'-'.-���������'.-,H--W^.ijirt __..!.  THE MINER, NELSONJ B. C, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 189-..  THE GREAT   BROWN-PERICORD MOTOR.  (Continued from Page "-.)  time to save it and fluttered forward  through the air. Slowly rising, it flapped heavily round in a circlo, liko some  great clumsy bird, filling tlio barn with  its buzzing and whirring. In tho uncertain yellow light of tho single lamp it  was strange to see tho loom of tho ungainly thing flapping off into tlio shadows aud then circling back iuto tho narrow zone of light.  The two mon stood for awhile in silence. Then Pericord threw his long  arms up into tho air. "It acts!" ho  cried. "Tho Brown-Pericord motor  aotsl" Ho danced about like a madman  in his dolight. Brown's eyes twinkled,  and ho began to whistle.  "See how smoothly it goes, Brown 1"  cried the inventor. "And tho rudder���������  how well it acts! We must register it  tomorrow.' \  His comrade's faco darkened and sot.  "It is registered," ho said, with a fore  ed laugh.  "Registered!" said Pericord. "Registered 1" Ho repeated tho word first in  a whisper aud then in a kind of scream.  "Who has dared to register my invention?"  "I did it this morning. There is  nothing to be excited about. It is all  right."  "You registered the motor? Cnder  -whose name?''  "Under my own," said Brown sullenly. "I consider that I have the bust  right to it." -v  "And my name does not appear?"  "No, but"���������  "You villain!" screamed Pericord.  "You thief and villain! You would  steal my -work! You would filch my  oredit! I will have that patent back if  I have to tear your throat out. " A somber fire burned in his black eyes, and  his bands writhed themselves together  ���������with passion. Brown was no coward,  but he shrank back as the other advanced upon him.  "Keep your hands off," he said,  drawing a knife from his pocket. "I  "will defend myself if you attack me.''  "You threaten me!" cried Pericord,  whose face was livid -with anger. ' 'You  are a bully as well as a cheat. Will  you give up the patent?''  "No, I will not."  "Brown, I say, give it up."  "I will not.    I did the work."  Pericord sprang madly forward, with  blazing eyes and clutching fingers. His  companion writhed out of his grasp,  but dashed against the packing case,  over whioh he fell. The lamp was extinguished and the whole barn plunged  into darkness. A single ray of moonlight, shining through a narrow chink,  flickered over the great waving fans as  tbey came and went.  "Will you give np the patent,  Brown?" -  There was no answer. "Will you  five it up?" Again no answer. Not a  lonnd save the humming and creaking  overhead. A cold pang of fear and donbt  Btruch through Pericord.'s heart. He  felt aimlessly about in the dark, aud  bis fingers closed upon a hand. It was  cold and unresponsive. With all his  anger turned to icy horror, he struck a  match, set the lamp up and lit it.  Brown lay huddled up upon the other  Hide of the packing case. Pericord seized  him in his arms, aud with convulsive  strength lifted him across. Then the  mystery of his silence was explained.  He had fallen with his right arm doubled np under him, and his own weight  had driven tho knife deeply into his  body. He had died without a groan.<j  The tragedy had been sudden, horrible  and complete.     * -'  Pericord sat silently ou the edge of  the case, staring blankly dowu and shivering like one with the ague, while the  -great���������Brown-Pericord���������motor���������boomed-  and hurtled above him. How long he  .���������at there oan never be known. It might  have been minutes, or it might havo  been hours. A thousand mad schemes  flashed through his dazed brain. It. was  _ true that ho had been only the indirect  cause. But who would believe that?  He glanced down at his blood spattered  clothing. Everything was againsthim.  It would be better to fly than to give  himself up,: relying upon his innocence.  No one in London -know where they  were. If he could disposo of the body,.  he might have a few days clear beforo  any suspicion would be aroused.  Suddenly a loud crash recalled him  to himself. The flying sack had gradually risen with each successive circlo  until it had struck against tho rafters.  Tho blow displaced tlie connecting gear,  and the machine fell heavily to tho  ground. Pericord undid the girdle. The  motor was uninjured. A sudden strange  thought flashed' upon him as.he looked  at it. The machine had become hateful  to him. He might dispose both of it and  the body in a v.'ay that would baffle all  human soarch.  He throw open the barndoor and carried his companion out into  the moonlight.  There was a hillock outside, and  on the summit of this he laid him reverently down.    Then he brought from  the barn the motor, the girdlo  and the  phlanges.    With  trembling  fingers he  fastened the broad steel belt  round the  dead man's waist. Then he screwed the  wings into the sockets.    Beneath  he  slung the motor box, fastened the wires  and switched on the connection.   For a  minute or two  the huge yellow fans  flapped and  flickered.    Then tho body  began to move in littlo jumps down the  side of the hillock, gathering a gradual  momentum until at  last  it   heaved np  . into the  air  and  soared heavily off in  the moonlight.    Ho had not  used tho  rudder, but had turned the head for the  south.    Gradually the weird thing rose  higher and  sped  faster   until  it  had  passed oyer the  line  of  cliff  and was  sweeping over the silent sea.    Pericord  watched  it with . a white, drawn  face  until it looked like a  black  bird with  golden wings half shrouded in the mist  which lay over the waters.  ��������� * *      . * _      - #  . In the New York state lunatic  asy  lum there is a wild eyed man wnose  name and birthplace aro alike unknown.  His reason has been unseated by some  sudden shock, the doctors say, though  of what nature they are unable to determine. "It is tho most delicate machine which is most readily put out of  gear," they remark and point in proof  of their axiom to the complicated electric engines and remarkablo aeronautic  machines which thu patient is fond of  devising in his moro lucid moments.  TlIT* BND.  WANTED.  jfY.   Apply ai. .Mrs.  above jMinkh Ollice.  KKASrSTHr.SS   AND    AITRKNTrCK.  Apply al. Mrs.  JMcLaUKhlin's,  one door  (228)  NELSON  LOTS  BRANCH   HOUSE.  H. M. HERRIN & CO.  (OilMISSION  *lI.IK HAMS.  DEALERS IN  ������;.tl.l-'Oi:.MA and 1VASIIIXI'IOX  IK UTS A.\l> vi.i;ki AISI.K _.  ItliTTI'lt.    KEtl.IT   A.M>    I'OI ITKV.  . HAY, UltAI.V, I I.OI ICaiKl .HIM, U_EI������.  NELSON  (22.1)  B  C  NOTICE.  Official Map of Biti.isii Columbia.  COPIES of thc new ollicial map of British  Columbia, 1895, issue*, under authority of  the Hon. the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works, can be obtained at the oflice o������ thc  undersigned by booksellers, stationers and  others who may desire to place them for sale  in their establishments, upon payment at thc  rate of $6 per dozen. w. s. G01lK,  Deputy Commissioner of Lands & Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C, October 8, 1895. (227)  THE DIPLOCK  LIMITED.   **.VII01_I_SA_K ���������  VANCOUVER, B. C ������  - SOLE AliKXTS FOB ���������  Brinsmead & Nordlieimer Pianos-  Dixon, Borgeson & Co.'s Show-Oases,  Self Opening Bags, Wrapping Paper and  Twine- 125  Xotieeot Application for Timber License.  XTO'irCE IS HKREUV GIVEN THAT I  i__M have applied to thc Honourable the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, for  a special license to cut, tell and carry away  trees and timber upon and from the following  described lands, situated in West Kootenay  District, about. 35 miles from Wanda, and.  containing 1,000 acres or thereabouts.  Commencing at a post inscribed "1J. J. Jackson's S. W. corner" opposite the falls, about  5 miles from the mouth of Lost, Croek [which  flows into thc south fork of Salmon River],  placed near the N. W. post of 11. SL Goodhue's mill site; thence north 210 chains; thence  east -10 chains; thence south 210 chains; thence  west 10 chains to initial post, -  U. J. JACKSOX.  ted Nelson, B. C, Oct IS, 1895.   (215, 5,10, 5)  ADMINISTRATION SALE-  Xollce or Sale hy Auction in the Goods or  .lolin IK'lan [l>.������,.':iisc'l] anil in til. Mat-  ;   ler of lhe A'liiiiiiislratlon at Ills Estate.  qVr OTICE-1S ,11 EllEB V-GIV-EN���������THA l-ON.  _J3I     Wciliiemliir, lhe lilh ������la.v ol Sovemlirr,  A. D. 1895, at thc hour of 12 o'clock noon, at the  Court. House. Xelson, IC. ���������,,  the following interests in the below mentioned  mineral claims will be oll'ered for sale at public  auction:  Claim.  California.  Jim-ion   Lilly   IXTKKEST.  -Hi  Recoiiueo.  XowDunvor.B.C  Purchaser   to satisfy  himself as   to  title.  Terms Cash. '   J   -���������' -  Uatcd'5Lli (lay of October, A.D. 1895.  ALl'-JiKI) ,T. _I_MIKS,  (220) *- "     Administrator.  COLUMBIA M) KOOTKNAY RAILWAY _  ��������� NAVIGATION COMPANY.  NOTICE.  "VrOTICI. IS IIKRKUV GIVEN' THAT IT  _A^ is llie intention of Ihe Columbia and  Kootenay Railway and Navigation Company  to apply to thu Railway Committee ol the  i'rivy Council to sanction the building and  construction of n branch line of raihvay from  a point on tlie Columbia and Kootenay Railway about three and'a fiuarter miles cast of  Robson, to a point on the bank of the ICootcnay  River atiis junction with the Columbia River,  a distance of about three-quarters of a mile,  for the purpose of giving increased facilities to  business and of .transporting, the products of  mines, and lo sanction the appropriation of thc  necessary lands for that purpose under the  compulsory powers vested in thc said Company  bv the Railway Act Or any other Act -in its  behalf.  (Signed;   -        J. D. TOWNLKY,  Secretary.  ���������' Vancouver, B. C. Oct. 8, 1895.       (220, 12 10 5)  A new Railway under Construction.  Buy before the Market rises in the Railway  Centre and Seat of Government of  IVest Kootenay.  Choice Building and Residence Property  REBATE ALLOWED FOR THE ERECTION OF GOOD BUILDINGS  Also Lots for Sale in     NAKUSP DAWSON and ROBSON.  Apply for Prices. "Maps, etc., to  FRANK FLETCHER  Land CommissionerC. & K. Ry. Co.. Nelson, B.  CO., LTD.  &--_3-WHOLESALE AND  RETAIL-  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  A full stock of Drugs, Patent Medicines, Chemicals and Toilet  Articles, Wholesale and Retail. Goods Right. Prices  Right.    Prompt attention to all orders.  the Mcdowell, atkins, watson, co.,  IO AND 12 CORDOVA STREET,  600 GRANVILLE STREET. VANCOUVER     B    C  417 HASTINGS-STREET, 127   VMI^IV/VW Vtr.,   D.   V/.  RIESTERER'S  BREWERY  #  MILL STREET,  NELSON, B. C.  Is now able to supply the town and district with  a first-class quality of Draught and Bottle  BEER  Draught Beer at 50c. per gallon.  Bottle Beer at $10  per Barrel.  OKIIEKS .AX 111: M.I'T AT HUMMC'* IIAKKKV.  MAI I.   OltllKK*   l-KOIirri/.   AT'ITMH'II   Ttt.  K. RIESTERER, Prop.  113  The Cassell Gold Extracting Co., Limited.  THE McAETHUK-FOEEEST PEOCESS (Cyanide.)  Pari _<>��������������������������� having rebellious Gold nnd Silver Ores for treatment and t  ECONOMY combined with BIG ,EXTRACTIONS of the precious metals  should .end samples for mill testa and Cui-ihei- enquiries as to full costs of treatment to the Experimental Works of the Company; addressed  W.   PELLEW-HARVEY,   F.SC. S.  s"U"_?__!"Ri_srT"-_!_sr__)_i!_sr,T:,  ^r-A._rsrooiJAr_E]_B_ ib. o.     --*  _BJ_>TG-I___]_Nr_E3_E_E=J,S_  IRON FOUNDERS, BOILEIi MAKERS,    Y *        '      * . . *   -*  ,  MANUFACTURERS OF MARINE AND  LAND   ENGINES,  BOILERS,   ETC.,  -*     .     FISH    CANNING   AND.   MINING.        -       ;  MACHINERY,-HYDRAULIC GIANTS,  *      .     *      ..    * PIPES AND SINKING   PUMPS  FOR  MINES.  French Ranges, Stoves, Grates, Etc.  SOI.K Alil'.N.S FOB III'MCV   It.  MOUTH I \<; TON'S   STI.A.H   I'liJH������.������.   A.M������ I.M'DIt _OI,l/S  1(041. UICIM, CO,'..   SIT: AM   IKK K   ItlCIM.S.  No. 6 Chatham and 71 Store Street  P.O. DRAWER 12    -    VICTORIA, B.C.  SPECIAL FOR  30 DAYS  SUITS, TWEED, fBOM $27.00   ,   .  SUITS," FANCY WORSTED, $35.00 OT  TE0USEES FEOM $6.50 UP. - - -~  A LINE OF EN.LIS-" WHIP00BD, $10,  USUAL PEICE $13.   OVERCOATS IN  PROPORTION.;  FRED J. SQUIRE, Merchant Tailor.  COR. [BAKER AND WARD STREETS.  90  ESTABLISHED 1886.  INCORPORATED 1895  McLennan, McFeely & Co.  i_i_v_:it_iii.-  122  CORDOVA   ST.,   VANCOUVER,   B. C.  -Importer!* of and wliuleitale dnilcrrs In���������  MINER'S SUPPLIES,  Contractor's Outfits, Shelf and Eecxj Hardware.  BAR IRON <& FIRTH'S CELEBRATED STEEL  135  GILKER h WEUA  _m:oi^_e3 nsriErw- goods.  SUITS  .  SEEGES,  \  CHEVOITS,  [        TWEEDS,        J  PANTS  The Finest Goods and the Latest Styles.  A Special Line of Boys' Clothing.  STPJ������!OI-A.I_.  TO TUEUE TIR_A.:D_E__  'We hold the largest stock of Cigars iri town. Our own  brands���������'"La Progression" and "Pride of the West"���������are  splendid value.   Call and Inspect.   .  GILKER & WELLS, NELSON AND PILOT BAY.  109  BRITISH COLUMBIA IRON WORKS  General Founders, Engineers, Boiler Makers, and Manufacturers of Al! Classes of Machinery. Sawmill and  Marine Work a Specialty,  soli: maM'I'actdkkks oi* tiik  (205)  THE MINER can be obtained from  tbe following agents.:  ViCTOitiA, T. _"f. Hibben & Co.  Vaxcooveb, Tbe 2Cews Stand, Hotel Vancouver: Tbe Diplock Book & Stationary Co,"; Thomson Bros.; Clarke &  Stuart: Bailey Bros.; Norman^ Caple  ���������fcCo.  Se*t Denveu, Messrs. Armit & Iiaslidall  1-03.stjA.n-j>, Keefer tfc Hall.  Pilot Bay, Gilker & Wells.  Kaslo, Kennedy & Porter.  Nelson, Turner Bros.,'   Gilbert Stanley  and the  MINEE PEEKTIlfa &PUB- CO. L'D  CANADIAN PAGIEIC RAILWAY  Sliorlfljit" imil Qnictost'Bonlii to      *  Pacific Coast anfl Eastern Points.  St. Paul,- Chicago, Toronto, Montreal,  St. Louis, Kansas City, Buffalo. New York.  _R_^___r__HS THIS LOWEST.  Kendall Band Mill, B. C. Shingle Machines,  ,: Steam Log Hauling Machines.  Wo keep in stock, a. full supply of KnK'iiccr and Mill Supplies, such as Pipe and Fittings  ���������    'Brasi- Goods,  Sheet and other* Packing Rubber  Valves, Rubber and Leather  " Belting, Oils, and Lubricants, etc.  H0ISTIN& ENGINES and SINKINOPUMPSFOE MINES  Corner Alexander Street and Westminster Ave., VANCOUVER, B. 0.  D.   CARTMEL,       J. W. CAMPION,      J. E. W. MACFARLANE  Agent'West Kootenay. Secretary-Treasurer. Manager  SHOOTING SEASON, 1895.  Greatest Yariely ef Roites, lit ai Stealers.  Leaves Nelson "Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1(5.80 o'clock, making close  connections with Transcontinental trains at Revelstoke.    *  Before buying ticket elsewhere see or write nearest agent.  J. HAMILTON, H. 1*. MACDONELL, GEO. McL. BROWN,  Jt -ent, Xelson,       Trav. Frgt. and Pass. .Agt, Xelson.      Di'st. Pass. Agt.Vanconver  My Fall Goods are now arriving and my  Stock in a few days will bejcomplete. ���������  " Every Novelty of the Season, including the-  "Lee Metford" Army Eifle, Elev's "Pegamoid" Paper Shells, and the "Winchester  Kifle Model, 189_."     -  Shot Guns from the factory of. W. H. Tis-  dall, W.W. Greener, J. P. Ciabroagh & Bro.-  and W. Eichards.  Trappers' Supplies.   -    Catalogue Just Out,  CHAS. E. TISDALL  (143)  VANCOUVER.

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