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Array THE MINES IN KOOTENAY ARE  AMONG THE RICHEST IN  AMERICA.  THE ORES ARE HIGH-&RADE   N  GOLD, SILVER, COPPER  AND LEAD.  I Whole Number 275.  Nelson, British Columbia, Saturday, Novemher 23,   1895.  Price Five Cents.  I  METAL QUOTATIONS.  NEW YOKK.  Nov.-      16 18 19 20  .    21      22  SlLV_K....6?3    ...67i.:..67������ ...'.67 ....67 ������������������������������������Mi  LEAW :I95 ...305 ...315 -...310 . ...310....320  ORE SHIPMENTS.  TONS  VIA KASLO.  Nov. 15-Slocan Star to Tnconia      ���������->������  ."    16- " "       ���������*  <i,   j8_ " "      "       U<  ������������������'- 2jj_ " "       18  [An error occurred in onr report oforesliip-  incuts of the aith ulto.   It should have rend :  Wellington mil e   to Great   Falls,   20. tons;  Pilot   Bay,   17   tons;  both via Kaslo. Tho amount remains unaltered.]  VIA   NOKTIU'OBT.  Nov, 11-War Kaglo to East Helena      15  ���������*    i2._ ���������'   - '���������       13<S  "    13-16-     " ��������� ,, "       **<>  '*   12-Jonie to Great Falls       ���������>_  "   16-C1U. to Tacoma..... !>_  Total.'.  262  TaUl __lp__eBt������ glace J������me, 1H_5.  THE WEATHER.  The beginning of tlio week was exceptionally  warm. On Wcdncf-'diiy the barometer fell .95  of .in inch in 24 hours. Karly on Thursday  moi-niiiK u sudden squall of great fury broke  over the town and raged nil night. Since then  the weather has been line and bright with  hard frost. The following are tlie niinim'ain  readings;  Nov. 17 '. ' 1.������  "     18 1*_ ������  "     li) 41������  "    20 :������������  "     21 38������  "     22 18������  "     21 19������  Theso readings are taken at 9 a. in. and consequently represent the lowest temperature  during the preceding night.  BRIBERY IN B. C.  Nelson   Ainsworth ���������   Trail Creek (gold ore)   Slocan via Nakusp   Slocan via Kaslo   Blue Bell to Pilot Bay   Total -**.052*  BULLION SHIPMENTS.  Already reported Bince June, 1895..  Nov. 16���������Pilot Bay to Aurora, 111   "    19-  **    21-        " " ������������������'������������������������������������  Total.  MINING TRANSFERS.  1720  10  40  40  1840  NELSON.  November 1���������  Grand���������John Johnson to Hull Mines. Ld, $450  November 5-  Sunset-Bond,    A    Tregillus    to B C Van  Houten, ������5,U0O. to be pan. in '"^Um^s extending over 9 months from April 1.1896, *>00  cash to be paid on or before April 1st, 189b.  Novcmber.7��������� .  Wheel of Fortuue-F J Squire  to James  Mowat, .,-fl.  November 11��������� '"  Jadwiga-F Adie to L W Mulholland. i, $200  November 13���������  Star of the Wcst-J B Morrow to A L Boggs  4 *���������    KASLO.  November 11���������  London, Third of July and ^ompeli-T G  |"*roctor discharges mortgage, owned t>> O van-  ���������*nLornd������on,CThird of July and Pompcii-C Van-  moerkerke to T G Proctor, all, ���������1500.  Silver King-C W McAnn to J D Moore and  J M McPhec, 1. fl.  Novomber 12���������  Silver Kirig-J D Moore and J M* McPhee to  Jennie L McFhce, i $1.  November 14���������  Little Maud and Granite-J L Pierce to E H  Tomlinson, i, $1.  NAKUSP.  November 1���������  Excelsior No 2���������Williams to Byron & Hen-  dee, ), $1,  November 4���������  True Fissure���������Douglas to Bruncr, i, $200.  November 9���������  Queen of Cariboo���������Davis to Allan, _, fl,  November 11���������  Ottowa-D������vis to Devlin, 1. $1.  Ottawa���������Daviito 0__������ary, J, fl. ..    .  November 12���������  Mountain Vlew-S G Humphreys to F Cox,  JU-  November 15��������� , ���������  ChicnKO, Kentucky   Girt No 2 nnd D D. J T  Karll to J A Finch. J in all, f 100.  "^qaaw-A A McPherson to E McDougald,  o 145 in Bonanza, $75.  NKli^rNo1"������ndl->-li^e ~ScT^-_-l*ulIcr to  :H Madden,i in each, |75.  Marion, Crown Point. Lookout, Stemwindor,  ���������Cape Horn, Arrow Lake. Chas Harrington to  Bfee,rNoVate'Mo No 2. H Madden to  J/M Anderson,',* in each."  NEW   LOCATIONS.  The Way It Works   in This Country.  There was a sensation in the Admiralty  court at Victoria when the Chief Justice  previous to giving judgment in the case of  the crown against the schooner. Shelby,  sentenced Louis Willie, the owner of the  vessel in question,. to one week's imprisonment for sending him an anonymous letter containing $25.  When His Lordship ascended the  bench he immediately asked Mr.. Helmc-  kon, counsel for the Shelby, if Mr. "Willie,  the owner of tne schooner .was present.  Mr. Helmcken replied "yes," and Mr.  Willie was. thereupon called to the witness box.  His Lordship showed him a piece of  paper and asked him if it was his writing.  Mr. Willie replied, "Yes."  His Lordship���������'-Then you are responsible for the contents of this letter and  for sending it to me. Do you acknowledge  that ?"  Mr. Willie���������"Yes. sir."  His Lordship���������''The reason for my  calling for Mr. Willie is the receipt by  myself of a letter which Mr. Willie acknowledges to be his hand writing, and  which is addressed to me. It reads :  "To His Lordship. Chief Justice Davie:  ."Kindly accept this small donation for kind  services re schooner Shelby.  "Your.Skbvant.  (Enclosed in the letter was $25 in bank  bills.)  '���������Now," continued His Lordship, "what  have you to say for having sent that letter and its contents to me?"  Mr. Willie (after a pause)���������"My fool-  His Lordship���������"Your foolishness?  Well, I am incliued to think it is. I do  not think that it was anything else but  ignorance that led you to suppose that  justice was to be purchased in this court  or in-ttiis couutry by mouey. By seidiug  an offer of that kind, a bribe, to a judge,  you have, luid yourself open to a. very  heavy punishment indeed, and to prosecution upou a very serious charge. I do  uot know whether the government or the  att.rney-generars department will prosecute you for it. Possibly in view of the  course I am about to adopt they will not  do so. It is my duty to mark my sense  of the wrong of which you have been  guilty, and I therefore sentence you to  one week's imprisonment in the common jail and to pay a fine of $25. Mr.  Registrar (handing the registrar Mr.  Willie's letter and coutents) you will appropriate this $25 in payment of the fine,  and you, Mr. Willie must go to jail for a  W66k."  Mr. Helmcken���������"I may say. Your  Lordship, tbat under the circumstances,  so far as I am concerned I don't wish to  have any further connection with the  case."  . His Lordship���������"I know it is a very  paiuful thing- for you, Mr. Helmcken.  My^- judgment _was_prepared_before_re.-.  ceipt of the letter."  The sheriff, who was present, immediately took Mr. Willie into custody and he  will spend the week in. jail.  His Lordship -then gave judgment  against the Shelby.���������Colonist. ..  - THE BENSON MURDER TRIAL.,  NBI-SON.  2.  Novemlier 8���������  Norfotk-A    J     Marks,   between   49 and  Elunri-2'-A'Campl>ell, east fork Anderson ck  November 9���������  .  Twin���������Jos. Harrison, Salmon rivor. _.  November 11���������  Corker���������Silas Johns, near Yuill creek.  Duchcss-J D Bold, do.  Knlnbow-W Harris, do. ���������  Blucher���������J I> Bcid, dp.  =_  Climax���������W lluines, do.  Novomber 12-  Krnestln-R F Perry. Five Mile Point.  November 13-  BoluB-H L A Keller, Salmon river.  I-Ut-y-W H Marvin, do.  Yellow Dog-D Brunnur, do.  Banner���������J A Donahue 2 miles n Silver King.  :    Boston-John A- Taylor. Hall creek.  Nelson View-Joseph Pounder. 2 miles west  of Nelson. "  November 15��������� _  R A M���������P H Peterson, Salmon river.  ;.-'-.. '      KASLO.  November 11���������  Donegal���������Patrick 'Maloney, Kooteuay Lake,  November Vt^-  American-W A Davis, on Lyle creek.  Whale-F C Hill, on KmIo creek.  Bighorn���������M V Adams, Kaslo creek.  NAKUSP.  NEWS OF THE CAMPS.  November 7���������  .  Lnckr Jake-J A Knoup, near Van Houten  Creek. Wer Arrow Lake.  Comiaia-toner-Jas Kelly, L Sherrin, F u  Fauquier, mile north Van Houten creek.  Empress-Same, i south Abnel creek. Lower  Arrow lake.  November 11���������  Ottawa-Jas L Davis, on Avalanch creek.  Cariboo creek district.   -  . .     _ *.  Dufferin-Tlios Abnel. joining Empress.  Silver Bleni}r-Thos Abnel. Jas Kelly and T  G Fanquier, on Heart creek, about a milefrom  east side Lower Arrow lake, opposite \V hat-  jhau creek.     . . .  Star���������Same,joining Silver Blend...  Golden Clinib���������Same, joining Chica-Ticn.  Bank-by E J Winyard, joining Duffferin.  Treasure No. 1���������P H Kelleher and E J Win-  yard, two miles below Abriel creek.  Treasure No 2���������Same, joining Treasure No l.  " Porenpine-B Lee, Herbert Thomas and W  Hopkins, on Boulder creek, Cariboo creek.  November 12���������  Nakusp No 2���������Jas Byron, opposite Van  Houten creek on west side of Lower ArrowL.  Mountain Chief No 3���������John Hector and w t,  *_tuirhead. on Lower Arrow lake, joining the  Baby Elephant.  Acquittal   of   the   Prisoner���������Extraordinary  Scene in Court.  Vancouver has been treated, to a sensation this week in the form of a trial for  murder. John Smith, a resident of Reed  Island, is alleged to have murdered.C. N  Benson on October ., after which he sent  the body adrift in a boat. The moral  depravity of some _of the principals, according to the evidence, if true, as Judge  Walkem remarked.Jis unparalleled. Much  of the evidence was unfit for publication,  but enough has been reported to show  that they lived with uo apparent regard  for even the common decencies of life or  society. The prisoner's wife, in her  evidence, says that her husband killed  Benson on finding him in a compromising  position with her, and further that her  husband was guilty of even grosser indecencies. The defence attempted to  prove that Mrs. 8mith was guilty of perjury and thft the "whole scheme was a  plot to get rid of Smith.  The judge charged strongly against  the prisoner, notwithstanding which thu  jury returned.a verdict of "not guilty."  On receiving the finding the judge said  tbat though he did not agree with it he  did not say that it was wrong. To the  prisoner he said : "You are acquitted,  owing to considerable extent, because  you had a bad woman for a wife. Don't  carry your threat to shoot her into effect;  because I think you did threaten though  the jury may not think so. If you do  shoot her there might not be the same  verdict another time. You can go." Tbe  prisoner walked up to the head of the  row close to the judge and proceeded to  shake hands with the jury. This was too  much for the judge. Rising in his seat  he shouted : "Here! What in the world  are you doing? Get out of h***re; get out  of the building; you'll want to shake  hands with me next. I don't believe  they'd do such a thing even in the United  States. The crowd have cheered, and it  pains me to note a British audience  cheering for a verdict for the first time in  my experience. Gentlemen of the jury,  yon. are discharged."  NKW DENVEK.  (From our own Correspondent)  The Slocan Star is shipping about 00  ton9 a day via Kaslo to Tacoma. The  Ruth is also sending out ore by the  same line to Pilot Bay.  Considerable development work is  being done on the Mountain Chief,  besides the force working under the  direction of the owners, a contract bus  been let for a tunnel 300 feet long.  C. E. Race who recently bonded the  Hebe group of three claims struck on  the Kootenay slope above Bear Lake  was in town yesterday. Supplies have  beeu packed up to the mine and work  will be pushed all winter.  The mail arrangements are again  causing great dissatisfaction. The  train with the mail arrives with delightful irregularity, somewhere between 11 and 3, and the outgoing mail  is almost at once made up and taken  to the station to be in readiness for  the train which starts somewhere between two and five. As "to the mail  from Kaslo, that arrives between tt  and 7 p. ni. and is made up at 8 p.  m.  ROSS-LAND.  (From our own Correspondent.)  They are making rapid progiess on  the electric lighting. The poles and wires  are already in place aud the boilers have  been installed iu the power house.  The contract for the const ruction of  the narrow guage railway from Trail to  Rosslaud was let yesterday and the first  gang of men started to work on the  right-of-way  this morning.  A great many disputed points in the  mining laws are expected to be . settled  at the forthcoming County Court and it  is hoped that the present reign of the  jumper will end iu ignominy.  It is reported that while the men were  excavating for 0 the flume, near Blue's  sawmill they uncovered a fine body of  solid ore. Curiously enough chis is only  a short distance from the spot on the  Iron Mask, where the striken was made  whilst grading the new road from the  sawmill-  A great deal of excitement has lately  been roused in Rossland, by the prevalence and tactics of the jumping  element. Iu most cases blackmail seems  to be the object, lt is rumored that the  deal, iu progress, on the Homestake has  been cancelled, owing to the manoevers  of oue of the fraternity.  Work is being vigorously pushed forward ou the waterworks scheme, already  tir y meu are employed putting in a  wooden flume which is to carry the water  to the outskirts ot the the town. From  there it is to be conveyed by steel pipes.  The pressure will be nmplo for both  tire and domestic purposes.  The shaft of the Le Roi has been always supposed to follow the hanging  wall of the ledge. At the 350 foot level  the discovery has now been made that  this is not the case. Eight feet of solid  ore has been discovered there where the  hanging wall was believed to be. This  has been traced up as far as the 200 level  and may possibly go farther.  were in there again, following up the  snow with the result that' one hundred  and sixty claims were located, some of  them with excellent showings and assaying as high as $160 in gold, others running up to 228 ounces in silver, and $26  in gold. Assessment work has been done  on the majority of last years locations,  aud iu every instance with satisfactory  results, There are at present men working on the "Proniestoia", ( a claim that  assays up to $160 iu gold) running a  tunnel in on the ledge, also ou the  "Queen of Cariboo." Some ofthe other  claims on which work has been done,  are the "Trio" "Snowbird," "Treedwell"  Comstock, Goldeu Eagle, B. C,  War Eagle, " Ayshire Lassie, Oregon  Boy Montreal, etc., etc. Duriug the  past month transfers have been made  which should bring capital into the  camp, but until now, the claims have  been mostly owned by men who were  unable to spend much time in developing their claims, and were without the  necessary funds to have the work done.  The camp has therefore been slow in  coming to the front. It is now however  becoming known as a possible field foi  investment, ' as inquiries are coming  every mail, for samples of rock aud likely  claims for sale. The natural advantages  are such as to attract the investor,  the country being comparatively easy  of access, and shipping fasilities beiug  all that can be desired, it being in the  direct route of the C. & K. Steam Navigation Co.'s boats for the Trail Creek  Smelter, or for tiansbipment to Pilot  Bay or any of the American smelters via  Northport. Timber is plentiful for  building, tunnel work etc. Tn fact everything leads one to think that in the near  future Cariboo Creek camp will be  mentioned amongst the already famous  mining camps of West Kootena>.  LOCAL   NEWS.  NAKUSP.  (From our own Correspondent.)  Very high winds have made things  lively in town the past few days.  A.new engine and snow plow are expected in this week for the N. & S. R'y.  The Str. Nakusp brought down 13 car  loads of freight from the Wigwam on  her Friday trip.  P. Genelle & Co.; are running their  saw mill every moment of daylight to  fill their heavy orders.  A number of deer are being sent in by  hunters dowu the lake, for sale, Indians  are aleo bringing some in.  The facilities of the Nakusp & Slocan  railway are heavily taxed with freight for  the interior, aud material for the extension of the road to Sandon.  J. A. Finch of Spokane has purchased  a M interest in" the Chicago, Kentucky  Girl and D. D. mineral claims in Car-  riboo.Creek district from J. T. Earll.  F. Cox of Duluth, has purchased a %  interest in the Mountain View, from S. J.  Humphreys, and James -Anderson of  Trail, a % in the Eclipso 1 und Eclipse  2 from fl. Madden, all in Cariboo  Creek district.  PROVINCIAL MINING NEWS.  CARinOO   CREEK.  (From Our Speeial Correspondent.)  This camp is situated on the east side  of Arrow Lake narrows, about twenty-  two miles below Nakusp. Cariboo  Creek, being a tributary of Trout Creek  which empties into.the narrows through  the townsite of "Burton City," and is  reached by a trail built by the government, in August 1894. Running some  twelve miles from the lake, this trail was  improved during the past summer, when  the sum of $500 was expended on it.  Joining this trail are several good trails.  made by prospectors and owners of  claims, which give easy access to most of  the claims that were located in the district in 189_. * ....  '���������' This camp owes its origin to gold having been found in Cariboo Creek, some  five years since, by Nelson Demers and  others, who returned in June of 1894,  and staked the discovery placer claim.  In less than three weeks the greater part  ofthe crpek was staked off for placer  mines. High waters coming immediately after, the claims were laid over until  the middle of August. ...After that, although a good deal of work was done,  it was found to be too expensive to work  for a poor man and at the end of the  season the placer miuing was abandoned  for the more promising quartz ledges.  The first quartz ledge was located or*  25th July, but very little work was done  on this owing to the parties who located  it soon leaving the country.' From then  until the beginiugof November some 38  claims were located and recorded. Early  in the spring  of  this  year prospectors  (From our Excliunges.  Edward Applewhaite left'for England  on Tuesday.  Captain Fitzstubbs returned from the  coast on Thursday and remained at Hoes-,  land on his way to Kelson.  A very enjoyable dance was held in  the Fireball on Thursday evening under  the auspices of the Nehon Quadrille club.  About 70 people were present. It is  hoped that it will become a weekly affair.  Early on Thursday .morning Nelson  was visited by a severe windstorm  amounting almost to a tornado, bat  bapily no damage is reported. The bar  ometer fell .95 of an inch in the previous 24 hours. *  The Tacoma smelter has received dur-  .ng the 10 months of 1895 from British  Columbia, 6394 tons of ore, of which 4140  tons came from West Kootenay and 2254  from" different points* on the Canadian  Pacific railway.  A concert entertainment will be held  iu the Methodist Church at the coiner of  Josephine and Silica streets, on the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 28th. The services  of the Nelson orchestra have been secured and several of our favorite soloists  have consented to take part, so that a  first class programme may be expected.  Geo. A. Bigelow is back from the East.  He says that Kootenay is still unknown  there. On a large map exhibited in the  office of one of the largest hotels Kootenay lake is hardly shown. Nelson and  Rossland do not exist and the ouly name  in this part of the couutry is the word  Slocan; And this map is going to be  sent home to the Imperial institute.  Some one is blundering.  Thanksgiving Day was more or less  observed in Nelson. As a holiday ii  is_a*^failui,er_as~the_'weathei,*Tit"th"is  season is not favorable for outdoors  pursuits. We notice that in Winnipeg"  the prisoners in jail were treated to a  Thanksgiving dinner. The only thing  they have to be thankful for apparently is they have been jugged instead  of being hung, whichnis cold comfort.  The past week has been noticable  for three remarkable events in the  courts. The sensational murder trial  at Vancouver ended in", a verdict of  acquittal upon which the prisoner proceeded to shade hands with the jury.  Mr. Justice Walkern's fury at this  action can be imagined. Would we  had been there to see. At Victoria  the Captain of a sealing schooner has  found out that it is a bad thing to try  to bribe a British judge. . In Victoria  too J. C. Prevost recently registrar of  the court in which he stood a < prisoner  pleaded guilty to the theft of three  separate sums of money and was sentenced by Mr. Justice Crease to four  years imprisonment.  L        0*  We have received- from a firm of  nurserymen" in Eastern Canada a curt  instruction to insert a lengthy advertisement for them. As recompense  they offer ns five dollars worth of garden truck. The space they ask for is  worth many���������five dollars in' cold cash  and we have no intention whatever of  giviug it away for mustard and cress,  or beans; or tomatoes or any other of  the tempting offers made. It may be  as well to state once |for all that the  advertising space in The Miner is  filled with genuine cash paid advertisements and that we have no use or  room whatever for any of the advertising fakes that arrive by every mail  and go promptly into the waste paper  basket.  F. J. Coulthard, of New Westminster,  is interested in prospecting the Allison  ranch claim at the junction ofthe Similk-  ameen and Tulnmeeu rivers. There are  640 acres of gold beariug benches to  wash, on which $25,000 or .30,000 will  be expended. *  Recently the representative of the  great gold and platinum refiners ot London, Messrs. Johnston, Matthey & Co.,  has been in town making inquiries regarding the purchase of these metals for  refining purposes in Loudon. It is more  than likely that, commeucing with the  Spring of 1896, the market for these  metals will be London instead -of San  Francisco. Spot cash will be paid for all  gold and platiuum offered as soon as the  fineness of the bullion has been ascertained by a local chemist who has been entrusted with the work.  One of the loading English ore importers and smelters has recently been represented in this Province in the person  of the principal, Mr. A. Hornby Lewis.  Mr. Lewis was much impressed with the  possibilities of ore production in tlie  Province and is inclined to think th.it  some at least of the smeltiug of such  product will be conducted by the home  smelters aud the balauce will eventually  be handled by British houses. Arrangements have already been made whereby  several car loads of silverbre, base bullion  and copper matte will be treated as an  experiment by this firm in Liverpool and  should the result be satisfactory many  important contracts will be signed. The  preliminary valuation of the ore will be  made in Vancouver by the firms repre-.  sentative Mr. W. Pellew Harvey, F. C.  S. and a considerable cash advance  against such consignments given. Negotiations are in hand for the purchase  of the Revelstoke smelter, to be used as  a matting plant by an English smelting  company.  The party that left Louis Creek, 45  miles north of Kamloops, on August 9th.  with 24 horses and 7 men, for the"Fras-er  river mica mines, has returned to Kamloops with 10 available horses and 1500  lbs. of mica. One object of the trip was  to prove "whether or not'.with the present means ot travel and transposition  that property can be worked successfully  and profitably." By figures given in tlie  report of the trip of exploration to Cai:oi  river, made for the Provincial Govern-  ment by R. H. Lee, P. L.'* S.t it is stated  that from the point where the Kamloops  trail crosses the Canoe river, it is 220  miles to Kamloops and 167 miles to  Revelstoke, a difference of 53 miles against  the Kamloops router Besides, the route  to Revelstoke is water navigation all the  way with the exception of a portage at  Death Rapids, down which even at certain stages of the river a boat can be  dropped by a line. It would therefore  seem that the best route to and from t lit  mica mines is by way of Revelstoke, not  only by reason of the shorter distiiiico,  but because water transportation is ii.  every way superior to that by pack tra n.  FAST ATLANTIC SERVICE.  NEWS   OF   THE WORLD.  PRO .'INCIA L.  Prospectors on Lulu Island are required lo put up a bond fur .$1,000 with  the Government hel'nri* I heir claims  are recorded, ns secui-iiy for compensation.  The runiiiins of Stanley Smith, the  well known explorer, havo been found  in the Halmalko liver. He left Vancouver laHt July on an extended trip  into the Chilcotin country.  A mining excitement prevails at Ab-  botsford. R. J. Smith took up a quarter section on lhe mountain side four  years ago and has been working at a  gold quail/, mine ever since, keeping  Lhe secret all the lime. The secret is  now.out and claims are being staked  with considerable excitement.  The Colonist describes Ihe block of  gold sent to New York from Cariboo-  as "ore." It is- high time these Coast  people learnt something about mining..  They want to have ihe mining bureau  down there, they want to try all our  cases down there, ihey want to examine all our assayers down there. And  yet their leading paper talks- of pure  retorted gold as ore. Get in Mr. Harvey with those lectures of yours and  teach them something quick..  FOREIGN.  The State of Maine refuses lo allow'  Canadian woodsmen to work in its  forests this winter  A very serious strike is waging iu the  shipbuilding yards on the Clyde and  ab Belfast. In spite of the efforts of  the government no conciliation * at  present seems possible.  AVhen the present British government came into power the members of  the cabinet were among them directos  of no less than Oi public, companies.  They have now resigned all their directorships.  A terrible accident has happened at.  Cleveland, Ohio. A tramcai- with 20 or  30 people in it went through the draw  of a bridge and fell over 109 feet into  the river below. The passengers were,  all drowned.  '-' A modern fake which has been doing'  a great business in  London, has been  closed down.    The directors and man-'  ageis of the "World's Great Marriage  Association" have been arrested on*the  chaigi* of defrauding  the  public.    A  hundred packager of photographs and"  several  wagon   loads of   letters  have  been  seized.    Among these  fatiiitous'  correspondi ntsMic peers and peeresses ''  members of. Uie   House, of Common.!-  judges   lawyers,  clergymen and doc-'  tors.    Ihe chance of  the exposure  is-  creating quite an excitement.  J The ceremony of cutting the ti-stiod'  ot the new shaft afc Dolcoalh tin mines  in Cornwall,  England, was performed  in Saturday, O.iol>er20, by Af.H. Wil-.  iams.  chairman  of the   new limited  liability company owning the mine,  .'.he. shaft is to be .sunk perpendicularly  for a depth of 5lX> fat lioms. It will occupy, four years in construction and  will cost ������30,000. The reorganization  ot this company and the beginning of  work on a new basis mark a change in  Cornish mining methods. The example  ������f tin* Dolcoalh will probably he followed by some other companies.  The Londou Globe, says that it lia_  reason for believing that the .imperial  government has decided 'to take stepi-  -joiutly^with-'Ganada-looking-to-the-es-  tablishment of . fast Atlantic sei-  vice. No details are given as to the  measures to be taken, but the Globe asserts that its information is from ollicial  sources. None of the other Loudon  papers mention the matter.  THE ALASKA BOUNDARY.  CHURCH NOTICES.  Sunday, November 24, 1895.  Church of England.   Services at  11   a.   in. and 7.30 p.   in.    Holy Communion at S a. m.  Methodist Church, Corner Silica  and Josephine Streets. Services at 11  a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Morning subject:  "Rehoboth." Evening subject: "Hard  Luck."  Presbyterian Church. Services  at 11 a. m. and 7 p. m. Sunday School  (Union) at, 2.30. Prayer meeting Thursday eveningat S   p. in.  Catholic Church. Services first  and second Sundays of the month at  Nelson.  Mass at 10.30. Vespers at-7.30.  ��������� A Washington dispatch appearing in  the Sau Francisco Examiner of the 9th  inst.. is as .follows :  "The State department will to-morrow  receivethe information for which it has  been auxiously'awaiting with regard to  the precise point at which the 141st  meridian, the boundary line between  Alaska and British Columbia, crosses the  Yukon river and the Forty Mile creek  mining country. J  "General Duflield, chief of the Coast  and Geodetic survey, will report that the  boundary line established by the Canadian suveyor, Ogilivie, encroaches too  far on the United States territory by  only 22 feet at the monument in the  creek, and by only 20 feet at his mark on  tbe Yukon river. Mr. Ogilvie's calculations of the location of the 141st meridian were too far West by just these distances. ������������������_       '    *  "This upsets the theory which has  hitherto been advanced by officials of the  Coast and Geodetic Survey that the  mouth of Forty Mile creek was in Alaska.  It renders doubly necessary the final determination of the location of the 141  meridian througout its entire extent, and  the sending of American law officers into  the country early' in the spring. Nine-  tenths of the miners who will seek to  reach the upper waters of Forty-Mile  creek will have to pass through Canadian  territory, and unless the whole line is  determided quarrels aud bloodshed will  inevitably ensue. ���������'  "The ollicial. determination by the  United States authorities of'the' approximate correctness of Mr. Ogilvie's boundary will furnish a basis for the settlement  of'several points in dispute. The data  for the establishment of the facts have  been in'the possession of the United  States Coast and Geodetic Survey for  several years, ,but it was uot until the  State department made an urgent call a  few days ago for definite information on  the subject that the computations of tbe  surveyor were finally worked out"  KOOTENAY'S   RIVAL.  Port  Arthur,   Nov.  18.���������The'most  wonderful silver-discovery-^ofTl-ecentT  years has been   made on the   north I  shores   of ' Lake, Superior,   near   the.  mouth of the Paysplat river,  not far =  from the Indian reservation.  The vein .  is said to be ten feet wide and where :  stripped is as rich as ever thc Silver-  Islet's Beaver or Hanger weie  in their,  palmiest days.   The peculiar feature is  that  the   lead   is   located  where   no  precious metals were supposed to be.  found.    The   geological formal ion   is  granite..   Parties  who  have seen  the ���������  property corroborate   the. statements  made as to its  value.    It is.said to be  owned by the Messrs. Allan of Ottawa, -  Donnelly of Port Arthur and King of  Fort William.  INCENMAkMSM   IN   MONTREAL.  Montreal, Nov.   17.���������Haynes, one of  the prisoners charged   with  firing the  establishment of  Boyd, Gillies &, Co.,  made  a complete   confession  to* the  .court of .queen's   bench  on   Saturday.  Last January Boyd told Haines that he  had lust $4,000 on the year's business.  Boyd   was also    afraid   the   customs  would seize his stock*' for smuggling.  He expressed a wish that the old books  of the firm could be got rid of and said  if they were put in the cellar and a fire  started it would be a good thing. Boyd  thought  he' hinted  towards  tire and  shortly afterwards  meeting a   friend  named Jenkins, the same as is now un  trial with him' for arson, he mentioned  the mat ter to him, who said if the old  man wanted fire he would get somebody to do it   for   him.   Haynes told  this to Boyd and   Boyd asked him to  arrange a meet ing.   At the  meeting  Jenkins asked 85,000 for starting the  fire. Boyd said tbat. this was too much  and added lie would do it himself only  he would be the first suspected. Finally  he agreed to give Jenkius  10 pei cent  on the insurance.    Extensive urepara-.  tibns were then made for fraud as well  ia> arson.     Employes  who  knew  the  ...mount of I he stock  were, discharged..  , A   new set ol   account   books    were  bought   and   accounts   falsified.     The  ' s-tock on hand was represented at $*2S.-  fX>0 instead of $18,000. Haynes assisted  'at the  falsification.     Jenkins did the  . firing.     Haynes refused to  say any-  ; thing of the alleged smuggling prepai-  j atkins of the firm, but this evidence is  ! expected on Monday. l-.rt.l_---. _-,���������..,  THE MINER,  NELSON, B., C, SATURDAY,   NOVEMBER 23,1895.  FOKEA LIKE A WOMAN  QUEER  KREAKS OF NATURE:  THIS   IS  UP  THE  THE  WAY A  WRITER   SIZES  NATIONAL GAME.  -Til- Mutter You Think You Know J'lther  the Greater Become, tlie Myittary���������Hut  B*tb Are Fascinating���������The Three Important Things Ib the Gauir.  "Do you know anything  about  the  game of poker." I asked of a friend.  "Just enough to stay out of it," said  he.  There i������ a curlons nnaniniiry of modesty about poker, especially ..muni.- those  ���������who know something of it.sl.iscinatiaii.s.  I never  .saw an  old  poker player who  Claimed  to be familiar with thc game.'  Poker is  something like a woman���������the  longer you know her the less  yon know  hor and understand her.   That is to say,  familiarity with poker, instead of breed-  iugcontcmpt,inspi.e_ that respect which  ���������Waits upou uncertainty aud attends the.  unknowable.  The best poker players arc  married  men.   The  ofceuer  a  _uau is  married the more modest  he is about  "sizing up" womankind.  He loses confidence in his own judgment of human  Datura   He becomes wary.   He lies in  ���������wait, never thoroughly satisfied  in his  own mind as to what will turn up next  ���������never absolutely certain whether over  against him is ace high or a royal flush  ���������"bluff" or "a dead, lead pipe cinch."  1 hope no lady���������especially a married  lady���������will read this.   It is no desire of  ���������mine to raise the ante on their possibilities.   This out of sincere regard for my  -exit is only the young and inexperienced  Who know all about women.   It is only  the fresh young amateur who knows all  about poker.   And, like  the man who  ���������taggers up agaiust a roulette wheel for  the _i__t time, this sort of daring not infrequently wins where riper experience  ������nd caution quit the loser.    Everybody  has heard 01 the innocent who steps up  and plants $1 or so on the winning 00  and call, the turn on the lust cards out  at the box on the first deal���������-while the  expert,-with or without a system, is con-  > with odd or even or plays the seven  and -unostentatiously coppers the  .  ���������*���������*   60 the same inexperienced player  o -will tit down at. poker and for a time  baffle the wit of th ���������* keenest card sharp.  H-_.reiy ignorance of the rules of the  (tune protects him.  Poker has been-defined by a cynic ae a  game at which one friend sits down to  rob another. For the man of wisdom not  a gambler will not rashly enguge with  strangers or tempt fickle fortune with  professional players. He must therefore  confine his speculation to his known  acquaintances and friends. Notwithstanding tho apparent solidity of this  definition, it is not very difficult to find  men willing to be robbed, so they enjoy  the opportunity of holding up the other  fellow. What is commonly known as the  "gentleman's game" is usually made  up of amateur sports and a sly expert or  two worked in to leuveu the lump. Men  who make a living by cards affect the  "gentleman's game" about the hotels  ���������nd olubrooms, the real gentlemen being their lambs for the shearing. The  professional game, strictly as such, is almost unknown. In these times of anti-  gambling laws every hotel in the city  has become a gambling house, poker.being the ruling game. Go through any  down town hotel during the summer  whan doors are ajar and yon will find  scores of games in full blast.  There are three things of importance  besides knowing the game���������cards, courage and judgment of humau nature. The  last ia the greatest of all. The ability to  read the human countenance���������to cast  the probable value of a flutter of an eyelid, to detect the slightest tremor of a  muscle, to accurately gauge the intona-  __tionof-a-voicc���������these are acquirements,"  and to be able to do all of these with  each and every new opponent would be  perfection. Men are very different, and  no two men at poker can be measured by  the same standard. . If to study man is  the proper study pf mankind, poker is  the greatest school ever invented.  Theoretically four aces beat any lesser  hand held against them. As an interesting fact, perfectly familiar to every lover  of the game, no hand-at all is necessarily  winner, the outcome largely depending  npou the nerve and judgment of the  player. A pair of deuces and a royal  flush of nerve havo been known to work  wonders. There is where tho fun comes  iu. You can count safely on nothing���������  except of course that- the other fellow  will "do"' you if he get_ an opening.  Just keep your eyes on him. If you have  an eye iu the back part of your head,  too, it will bo of great assistance.  Never presume on human honesty in  a game of poker. It will save hard feelings, if not money. The man who is the  soul of integrity in ordinary business  will turn you down iu a horse trade and  do you up at poker without a twinge of  conscience. The essence of poker skill  lies in deceit���������and the more deceitful  you are the ..more likely you *will be to  come out ahead.  Women make good poker players, but  never play any game with money in it  with a worn ait. She can't help cheating,  and when you cutch he/ at.it you can't  punch her in the nose or kick her out.  When a man can draw ouo'card, with  fours in hand, with exactly the same  . impassive countenance or expression of  diffidence he will wear- in drawing to a  bob tailed flush, he will have almost  mastered the art of poker. . There is but  one higher* step, and that is to be able to  read such a face correctly.  In poker checks or any other promises  don't go. It is.c. o. n.���������cash on the nail.  Nobody of .experience of the game will  trust anybody who plays it. That is another beauty of tho institution." You just  shake off all moral obligations and "meet  every man on the dead level of a common humanity. A man's check or word  of honor may go for thousands in "Wall  street and be no good at poker. Cash is  a necessary rule of the game. If yon  haven't cash and. cash to spare, you'd  better stay out of it. Better to stay out  aa/how.���������New York Hwi-ld.  Occanlona When the Snn Became a Black  and Deadened Orb.  The ancient historians mention several instances of the suu "going out"  or failing to shine and give forth its  usual amount of heat and light for periods of timo varying in length from  three hours to several months. According to Plutarch, the year 44 B. C. was  one in which the sun was "weak and  pale" for a period approximating 11  months.  The Portuguese historians record  "several months of diminished sunlight" in tho year 934 A. D., and, according to Humboldt, this uncanny period ended with "strange aud startling  Bky phenomena, such as loud atmos������  pheric explosions, rifts in tho vaulted  canopy of blue above and in divers other  rare and unaccountable freaks." In the  year 1091, ou Sept. 29 (seo Humboldt's  "Cosmos"), tho sun turned suddenly  black and remained so for throe hours  and did not regain its normal condition  lor several days. According to the noted  Holmuth's "Solar Energy, " the days of  seeming inactivity on the part of the  sun, the ilays following the sudden  blackening of the groat orb, were noted  fqr a peculiar greonish tiiigo and are  marked .in old Spanish, French and Italian, records as "the days of the green  son." February, HOG A. D., is noted  In the annals of marvelous phenomena  as a mouth in whioh there were several  days that "the suu appeared dead and  black, like a great circular cinder floating in tho sky."  "On the last day of February, 1306,"  ���������ays Gortevza, an old Spanish writer on  astronomy, astrology aud kindred subjects, "the sun appeared to suddenly go  out, causing a darkness over the couutry  for about six hours." In 12-11 the European countries experienced another siege  of supernatural darkness, which tho  superstitious writers of that time attributed to God's displeasure over tho result  of the great, battlo of Liegnitz.��������� St.  Louis Republic.  ^-^  NELSON  LOTS  ^*&  A new Railway under Construction.  Buy before the Market rises in the Railway  Centre   and Seat of Government of  West Kootenay.  Choice Building and Residence Property  REBATE ALLOWED FOR THE ERECTION OF GOOD BUILDINGS  Also Lots for Sale in     NAKUSP DA IVSON and KOBSON.  Apply for Prices. Mans, etc., to  FRANK FLETCHER  Lund ComniissionerC. & K. lly. Co.. Nki.son, B.  The Cassell Gold Extracting Co., Limited.  THE McARTHUR-FORREST PROCESS (Cyanide.)  Parlies having rebellious Gold and Sir.VEK Ores for treatment, and I  ECONOMY combined with BIG EXTRACTIONS of the precious m-tals  ���������should send samples for mill tests and further enquiries as tofull costsof treatment to the Experimental Works of the Company; addressed  W.   PELLEW-HARVEY,  STT_?_s"Ri_srT__!"isri_������__3_srT-  F.   C.  S.  WAGONS and  *  *  BOB-SLEIGHS.  BEST CANADIAN MAKES.  B.   C.  12.  ESTABLISHED 1886*  INCORPORATE     95  McLennan, McFeely & Co.  LIMITED.  BOTH  FOOD AND POISON.  Th* Wonderful  Qualities  of the  Casnava  riant or Hrazll.'  Among the plants which supply food  for man a foremost place must be given  to the cassava or manioc plant, from  which Rio tapioca is prepared, being a  native of Rio de Janeiro and the warm  provinces of Santa Catherina, Brazil,  South America, where they employ improved machinery for preparing it, making it worth 18 cents per pound in the  latter province.  The height to which the cassava plant  attains varies from 4 to 0 feet It rises  by a slender, woody, knotted stalk, furnished with alternate palmated leaves,  and springs from a tough, branched  woody root, the tender collateral fibers  of which swell into farinaceous parsnip-  like tubers, brown externally and of  great size, sometimes weighing 30  pounds.  The rind being removed, the tubers  are reduced to a pulp by rasping or by.  holding them against a wheel or grind-  atone. The pulp is washed with.water,  pressed and baked upon iron plates and  now becomes Rio tapioca, while the  starch floats off in.the water, in which  form it is imported under the name of  Brazilian arrowroot.  Life ami death are strangely blended  In the oassava root. The 'juice is n rapidly destroying poison, the meal a nutritious and agreeable food. The,poisonous juice of the tubers is removed by  heat or washing, but if the recently extracted juice be drunk by cattle they  soon die in convulsions. If it is boiled  with meat and seasoned, it forms a  wholesome and very nutritions soup. In  122 CORDOVA   ST.,   VANCOUVER,   B. C.  -Importer* of antl whitleitale ilealerm In-  For   Ore, Lumber and General Purpose.  WRITE   FOR   PBICE   LIST   TO  E. G. PRIOR & CO., Ld.  -KAMLOOPS,   _B.  O-  Jamaica they make use of it to. preserve T)    (\    TYD A W"PT.     1 0  the meat, game, poultry, etc., that are + ���������   *-'���������  4***4*Wi. TT 4~IJ-l>    l&  left after meals in what is known as the  pepper pot, oue family having kept a  pot in use for this  years.���������Epicnra  purpose for over 30  Baked Beans and Brown Bread.  ���������.In a number of New England towns  the local baker bakes beans for half the  town. Saturday nights the pots are  taken to the bukeshop, where the baker  marks each one with the initials of the  owner and places them in his big oven.  Next morning tho owners call for their  beans and pay tho charge of 10 cents  aud invost 10 more in. brown bread. It  is an amusing sight on a Sunday meriting to seo a line of citizens going from  tbe bakoshop to their homos, each with  a beau pot ou ono arm and . a loaf. of  brown bread ou tho othor.  Good, old fashioned brown bread is  Jhe  proper  accompaniment for  bakod  beans.  Hero in a famous recipe for Boston brown bread of the proper kind: One  cup of  ryo  or  graham   Hour, a cup of  White flour, 2 cups of Indian  meal, a.  cup of nifiliiHscs (scant), a  t'oaspoonfuls j  soda, one-half teaspoonful suit, a cup of 1  sour  milk and 1*. or 2% cups water.  Steam for threo hours and then dry in |  the oven for half 'an hour.    The brown '  bread should be eaten warm, and what  is left over can either be steamed again .  or toasted.���������Exchange.  MINER'S SUPPLIES,  o  Contractor's Outfits, Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  BAR IRON dt FIRTH'S CELEBRATED STEEL  Albioin Iron Works Co., Ld.  -B_CSTC3-I_lSr_E3E^S.-  IRON FOUNDERS, BOILER MAKERS, * * *  MANUFACTURERS OF MARINE AND  LAND   ENGINES.   BOILERS,   ETC.,  FISH   CANNING   AND   MINING  MACHINERY, HYDRAULIC GIANTS,,  *        .  * * PIPES AND SINKING   l'UMP.S   FOR  MINES  French Ranges, Stoves, Grates, Etc.  kom: ackstk f������mi HesKY k. woit.HiMJTov* _-vr1u.11 ru-ira \SV> I.-WKKSOII/***  KUl'K BKIll CO.'- STOAtf HOCK IMCIMj..  No. 6 Chatham and 71 Store. Street,  -    VICTORIA, B. C.  THE MCDOWELL  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  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.,  VANCOUVER, 0. O.  10 AND 12 CORDOVA STREET.  600 GRANVILLE STREET.  417 HASTINGS-STREET,  (205)  BRITISH"COIUMBIA IRON WORKS  General Founders, Engineers, Boiler Makers,  turers   of Al!   Classes of Machinery.  -Marine Work a Specialty.  and Manufac-  Sawmill  and  SOIK   *fl._.KII������'A���������T.K������llg   OF  THE  CARPETS  SNAPS:  o  z  <  HOUSE FURNISHINGS!  BRUSSELS CABPETS at $1.00 FEB *ABD  TAPESTRY - - at 50 Cts. PER YARD.  UNIONS and W001S, SO Cte. to $1.00 PER YARJ).  Ano/her lot of those 4 foot Curtain Poles with Brass Futures complete for_j������c.  Blankets and Comforters.  Letter Orders Receive Prompt Attention*   ;  SNAPS:  OPAQUE WINDOW SHADES,  .-    7x3 feet with Spring Roller for 50 Ct*.   '*  Lace Curtains, 40 cts. up.      -     Cheneille Portiers, $2.56 up.  -���������-Table-Linen-from 25 cts.-per yarfr^   A full Line in Sheetings, Pillow Cottons; Etc.  137 Cordova Street, Vancouver.  (168)  For Bicycles.  An ingenious device is for looking t**e  steering gear for bicycles. By a turn of  the k������y, it is stated, the front whoel ol  the machine can be locked in any posi-.  tion. If th������ bicycle is left standing at  the side of the pavement with the steering gear locked and a thief jumps on to  ride off with it, he will soon find him-,  self in difficulties. The locking apparatus is very small. It adds but a few  ounces to the weight of the machini  and unless ono looked for it specially it  would quite escape notice. The construction is. said to be simple and cannot get out of order, and it cau be made  and applied at a small cost.���������Invention.  Kendall Band Mill, B. 0. Shingle Machines,  Steam Log Hauling Machines.  We keep in stock a full supply of Engineer and Mill Supplies, such as Pipe ami Fittings  Brain, Goods, Sheet and other Packing. Rubber Valves, Rubber and Loathe  Belting, Oils, and Lubricant.-., cts.  HOISTING ENGINES and SINKINGPUMPSFOR MINES  -=    Oorcer Alexander Street and Westminster Ave., VANCOUVER, B. G.   ���������  D.  CARTMEL,       J. W. CAMPION,      4. E. W. MACFARLANE  Agent West Kootenav.        . Secretarv-Trea-nrer."* Manure*  OAMDIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY  -__._N"_D  SOO  PACIFIC   SO*UTE.  FOR  SPECIAL  30 DAYS  SUITS, TWEED, FROM $27.00 UP. .  SUITS, FMCYlvms^  amtcTo^  USUAL FRreE^i^QVERODATOlN  PROPORTION^- ~-~~-^-_;  Excited His Ctuioalty.  The New York- Girl���������Lord Dumley,  did you ever hear the . joke about the  museum keeper who had two skulls of  St. Paul, one when he was a boy and  the other when he wan a man?  The Englishman���������No.   What is it?���������  !"__/������.  1 Bome to  Pacilic Coast anfl Eastern Points.  St. Paul, Chicago, Toronto, ������ Montreal,  St. Louis, Kansas City, Buffalo. New York.  BATES T-HZIE LOWEST.  Greatest Variety eTRoates, Rail anfl Steamers.  Leaves  Nelson ^uesdays and   Fridays   at   11.30  o'clock,   making   close  connections with Transcontinental trains at Kevelstoke.  Before buying ticket elsewhere see or write nearest agent.  J. HAMILTON, H. E.MACDO_>ELL, GEO. McL. BBO*WN,  Agent, Nelson,       Trav. FrgU and Pas   Agt., Nelson.     Dlst. Pasa, Agt.Vancouver*  FRED J; SQUIRE, Merchant tan...   COR. BAKER AND WARD STREETS.  90  SHOOTI NG SEASON, 1895.  \ iih  My Fall Goods are now arriving-and  my  Stock in a few days will be complete.  Shot Guns from the fnctorv of VV. H Tw-  S'������i������?Set'xp-cf-b"-**B^  Trappers' Supplies.   -     Catalogue" Just Out  CHAS. E. TISDALL  VANCOUVER. THE MINER/NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY,  NOVEMBER 23,  1895.  Wxt ffixxttx.  THE MINER is printed on Saturdays aud  ��������� will be mailed to any address in Cauada or  the United Slates, for one year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  CONTRAC1 ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of $3per column inch, per  month.  TRANSIENT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of jj cents per nonpareil  line first insertion^ and 10 cents per line for  each subsequent insertion. Advertisements  running /or shorter periods than three  months are classed transient.  ALL COMMUNICATIONS to the. Editor  must be accompanied by the name and address of the writer.  PRINTING turned out in first-rate style at  the shortest notice.  AODR-S*  Thi Minsk Printing* Publishing Co  -    NELSON.   B.C.  OUR   VERY GOOD  FRIENDS.  The whole of British Columbia is  congratulating itself on having at last  attracted the notice of British capitalists to its great mineral resources.  Dreams of a rosy future with plenty  of cash for all kinds of investments  float through the brains of men who  for years have struggled hard to hold  on to some good .thing. It seems, indeed, that we are on just another era  of prosperity as has swept over South  Africa. In the moment of success men  are apt to forget the steps that carried  them to'the. top, sometimes, indeed,  the ladder itself is wilfully kicked  away.  Whatever of good falls to our lob we  trust the fact will not be forgotten  that we owe it all to our very good  friends and cousins, the children of  Uncle Sain. But for them the wild  hills of Kootenay would still he known  only to the most adventurous trapper.  The birch bark canoe of the Indian  would alone plough its sileut waters.  Its lofty and rugged passes would  have as yet defied the screaming  locomotives. Its mountains.would not  be rent and torn asunder with dynamite to snatch from their bosoms the  stores of gold and silver that have  lain there through countless ages. The  development of this country is entirely  due to American energy, -American  enterprise, American cash and American men. Our debt to them is vei y  great, and should international  troubles ever arise we in Kootenay  must not forget that all we have we  owe to them.  because forsooth the barristers and  solicitors of Vancouver and Victoria  are too indolent to come here for their  money. Will the public put up with  this? Will they allow themselves to  be robbed and insulted by the members of a' profession who only hold  their sinecure on the good will of the  people:-1 Not long ago in Manitoba the  Law Society of that Province had to  lick the dust in order to retain its  privileges. If the Law Society of this  Province persists in trying to tyrannize over the miners of British  Columbia, there will be a tussle between miners and lawyers of which  the latter will very decidedly get the  worst.  If we hear any more of this matter  we shall have something further to  say, and we shall write it with a sharp  pen.  UNBOUNDED IMPUDENCE.  A report has reached us from the  Coast that the Benchers of the British  Columbia Law Society have passed a  resolution declaring that all mining  cases of whatever nature should be  tried at the Supreme Court at Victoria..  The learned body has, we believe,  further memorialized the Attorney-  General asking him to obtain parliamentary sanction to its resolution.  We have every - desire to write  calmly and dispassionately on this  subject, but out of the crowd of words  and phrases that rush to our pen point  it seems impossible to select any that  are not unparliamentary. The phrase  which we have put ab the head of this  "articleistheinildest^we-can findrarid  it does not half express what we feel.  It is almost unnecessary to point out  what the result of this resolution will  be if cariied out. In addition to the  ordinary expense of a mining action  there will be at least $100 tb  S.150 for every ordinary witness.  For special witnesses, such as surveyors and engineers who are so often  required, at least $250 or $300 will have  to be found.   The additional expense  '' is not the only inconvenience the public  would have to put up with. The time  taken over cases would be very much  increased and many a ^valuable property would be hung up for months or  year:-, very likely' at a, time when  thing.-, were chuiuniing and good  properties would hud a ready sale.  Dishonest tricksters would actually be  able to" avail themselves of the opportunity to extort blackmail. It is not  a difficult matter to force a property  into litigation and keep it there if the  court that is to hear the case sits 500  mil s off. .  There is another., interest to be considered. Here in Kootenay we havec  several gentlemen practising law.  They are young men. They have left  the beaten, tracks of their profession  and come up into tbe wild mountains  to grow up with the country. They  are. pioneers in every sense of the  word. They have .been here some  time, and if any one knows anything  pf. the mining laws of this country  they ought to" Have they no rights?  Are they to have the business that has  practically   grown   up around   them,  . practically their own business, snatch.  ed from them ? Take this away and  there is not enough business in all  Kootenay to support a decent lawyer.  Our good men will leave us and we  shall have only the riff-raff of the profession, who are unable to make-a  living within reach of a decent man of  the law.  But in all this the public are to be  the chief sufferers. Their interests are  to be kicked from pillar to post to suit  the convenience of lazy lawyers at the  Coast; their pockets are to be picked  POLITICS.  In matters political there is nothing  new to chronicle, but alfairs are  steadily shaping themselves to the  course in which they will run. Mr.  Bostock is most active in travelling  about his immense constituency and  can now fairly claim to be as well  known throughput its length and  breadth as his opponent. The Liberal  candidate travels quietly about, not  exactly canvassing but gradually  making the acquaintance of every  one. His quiet and reserved manner  at first struck "the boys" as being  something a little out of their line,  but further intimacy has worn this off  and at the same time shown the voters  that a man may have other qualifications for representing them in politics  than swashbuckling about a liar room.  Mr. Bostock is seriously bent, if he  succeeds in getting into the House, on  alleviating many ofthe ills and wrongs  from which we now suffer, and he is  very eager in finding out and getting  to the bottom'of any that may exist  that he has not heard of.  On all sides his chan.es of success  are reckoned to he bright. Here in  Kootenay it is probable that he will  poll a majority, and good judges from  other parts, while allowing Mr. Mara  the full benefit of his .popularity in  certain places, agree that on the whole  the betting is slightly in favor of Mu.  Bobtock.  A rumor has gone round the conn try-  lately to the effect that our present  Lieutenant-Governor will resign his  position in order to re-enter politics  and take a seat in the cabinet. The  same rumor pointsto Mr. Mara as a  strong runner in the race to succeed  Mr. Dkwdni'Y at Carey Castle. If  there is anything in these rumors and  they were to come true Mr. Bostock  would have a walkover.  Meanwhile the cabinet at Ottawa is  in a bad way. The loss of Sir John  Thompson* deprived them of a leader  strong enough to control the ambitions of its members. These recognize  only a temporary chief in Sir  Mackenzie Bowkli., and mauy of  them would not object to a season in  Opposition, which would give them an  opportunity of shaking off present ties  and coming back to power again in the  lead themselves and followed by men  of their own picking and choosing.  Apart from this "weakness in the  head" the party isaltogether unpopular  and in a bad way, and events point to  a very close contest with the odds in  favor of the Liberals.  Ml.MNU. A������E.*VTS.  M. I. M. K.  31. L M. & M.  R....AM.BEL-JOHNST.N  ���������_i.m\<; :.\ci>kkk,  m.Tti..Li:it<.i___  AM)   AS.AYEK,  638 GRANVILLE ST.,  "V_d_.JSrcOTJ"V_EI-       :       B. c.    SIS  J. E BROWNLEE  MINING BROKER.  86        '**���������**��������������� .. VICTORIA. B. C,  T.    H.    GALL AND  Ml.MIMi HKOKKIt and  KKAL KSTATE AtiEXT.  521 Hastings Street, VANCOUVER, B. 0.  <.'*>rr .Npou'leiice 8_ll<-lfe<l.        124  W. A. JOWETT  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKER  ���������.VSIiKAMJ.: !iu<I ...  I'OMHIKSIUX A������KVT.  VICTORIA ST..  ii*  NELSON. B. C.  W.PELLEWHARVEY.F.CS.  Illcmb. N. Bng. Inst., _I. & M. E.]  .V-A-lSrCOTJ-VE-S,    33. C  A.H.sa)'.*>, Mill Tenia und AmilyM-s.  .S.iiiiiiIcx treat.; _l from  1 pound to 1 lon In weight.  For particulars apply to E. A.POWYS & CO.,  Local Agents, who will receive samples. [182)  ���������  w. f. Mcculloch,  (Lair A������*>n.v<-r lo ITiivliiriul <.->*>t-riiiiM-iit.)  .__.ss.__.-_r   OFFICE.  THE RIGHT HOUSE FOR  DRY GOODS,  DRESS GOODS,  HOSIERY, UNDERWEAR, GLOVES-  FLANNELETTES, FLANNELS. COTTONS, TOWELS,  SHEETINGS, LINEN GOODS AND NOTIONS.  BLANKETS AND COMFORTERS-  SIMPSON? CO.  DEALERS IN  Groceries, Feed, Farm  Produce, Butter, Cheese,  Eggs and Poultry.  MEN, ATTENTION!  Stetson Felt Hats in the New Fall Shapes.  We Have the Largest and Best Assorted Stock of  Underwear, Gloves, Mitts, Sox, Shirts, Neckwear-  Boots j Shoes, Overshoes and Rubbers.  Ready Made Clothing.  A. T. GARLAND, BAKER STREET.  ______  Columbus Clocks       -       Electric Clocks  China Boudoir Clocks, Mantel Clocks  and Alarm Clocks, all of the  BEST AMERICAN MAKE AND LOWEST PRICES.  _=t_53F-A_I_=tI_Sra-   -__.   SPECIALTY.  CHAS. JISZKOWICZ, Watchmaker  and Jeweller  198  Sl-KCIAI. ATTI'NTH.N  is   Dji-kctki-   ni  A   LakcR SlIII'.UKNT or  Shillings' Coffees. and Teas,  Which  Is  !>t-|. llL'Ui-;  TUESDAY,  OCT. 29th.  JSTELSOXT. _B. p.  (52) -������I.UP.s������\' A ���������������������,. J-'roprlrtor.-.  BRANCH   HOUSE.  H. M. HERRIN & CO.  t'UMMISSMI.N'  .-HKHCHA.M'!.  DEALERS IN  ���������J  VALIFOKM.t  A.M������. W._S|||._<;TO_  I III ITS A \|������ Yt.4;.KT..KL_.*.  BITTER.    M'4'S   A.M>    I'tlllLTItl,  II..Y, I'KAIV, FIOIIK mid MILL FF.EU.  NELSON  (229)  B  C  NELSON  B. C.  (193)   E. A. POWYS & CO.  NELSON*, _3. C.  Alining Agents and Sharebrokers,  Insurance, Real Estate, Commission  and Mining Machinery Agents.  A KcKister kept, with full particulars of Claims.  SALES NEGOTIATED.    (202)  MAHON,, McFARLAND &  MAHON,  L'D.  BROKERS.  ...Hasiiis 8L,Tnnmr  Mining  NOTES AND-COMMBNTS7  What has Nelson done to : the Tribune that the paper should desert its  own town and boost up another. These  are the phrases that appeared in the  Tribune last Week, "Rossland will be  British Columbia's mining city" "all  indications are that Rossland will,  be the largest town in the interior of  British Columbia" etc., etc. Apart  from the villainous bad grammar of  the last sentence its meaning is plain.  The Tribune has deserted Nelson and  gone over to Rossland.; So much for  promises, so much for friendship, truth  and honesty. S;  The Armenian troubles are" by no  means over. The Porte meanwhile is  in a bad way. On the one hand they  are so hard up that they' cannot meet  the expenses thus far entailed in attempting to repress the insubordination and they are obliged now to call  out 20 more battalions to check the  growing trouble, and on the other  hand the powers,* Italy, Austria, G_r-  mony and England, cease not from  insisting not only oh the riots being  repressed, but on the ringleaders being  brought to justice and sufficient'guarantees-given . for. a peaceful future.  Uneasy lies the head that wears a fez  in this case,    ���������_"..-  It. is just 22 years ago since the famous expedition under (the, then) Sir  Garnet Wolseley was sent out against  thfi Ashantees. These natives are a  powerful tribe living on the outskirts  ofiour possessions on the West Coast  of Africa, in'the neighborhood of Cape  Coast Castle, which by the way has  nothing to do with and is nowhere  near the Cape. In addition to the warlike nature of the Ashantees the climate itself is an. almost deadly foe to  Europeans. It was not without considerable difficulty and after 12 months  lighting that the natives were subdued.  An indemnity of 50,000 ounces of gold  was exacted. This, however, was insufficient to cover the cost of the  expedition, -which amounted to about  .$4,500,000. The war was memorable  for Captain (now Colonel) Saitorius'  daring ride with despatches through  the heart of the enemy's country, one  of those great deeds, that brighten  every page of British history. Against  the same Ashantees another expedition is being sent. It will consist of  300 white troops*, a naval brigade from  the British West African squadron  and the whole of the West Indian  (black) regimtnt at Sierra Leone, making altogether probably about 1,500  men.  ind Sharebrokers  Agents for Mining Machinery.  Dealers in  Mining and Industrial Stocks   and Shares  KML   ESTATE   AMI*    1<������A.\S.  QUICKSILVER.  We have been appointed Sole Agents .for the sale of  Quicksilver manulactured by' the  CINNABAR MINING CO.  Of Savon as, B. C  Lowest Market Prices on Application.  Thos.Dunn ^ Co., LtcL,  ���������yj__._csrcoT-j^rEi?.. b. c.  [138]  Mahon, McFarland &  Mahon, L'd.  Cunningham & Hinton,  44 GOVERNNENT ST., VICTORIA  CONSTRUCTING   ELECTRICIANS,  Contractors for and  Dealers in Motors. Dynamos,  Electric   Mining   Machinery   and   Electric   Supplies  Send for Photos and Specifications of Electric Log   Hauling  Machines  OYSTERS!  IN ALL  STYLES  ATT. BOOTH'S  TROPICAlJ  "PRXJIT   STORE,  BAKER STREET  NELSON-  4  Large Slork of I'lpi * ami llgant.  Maw Gntt Mel,  (LATE YUILLS.)  HUNTING OR SHOOTING  On    these   lands    is   FOUHIDDEN,    under  British Columbia Gail.. Laws (Suction 29.)  <188) . c. W*. BUSK.  Page PonsJiord Bros.  llaslliiK* Slm-l. Viiiit.iwvi.r. B. I.'.  VANCOUVER.  Wi)  CHABLES S, RASHDALL,  Mining Broker.  Conveyances,      Deeds,     and  Mining Abstracts.  Complete listsofexistiugMimng location.  NEW DENVER, B. C.  Ceperley,  Loewen & Campbell,  VANCOUVER,  Are Pr**|tar������'i!l<������ Inlr _<lu<.t>|MliilM|[ Proportion.  t'runi the Kooteuay lit.  ENGLISH AND  EASTERN CAPI i ALISTS  To handle REAL ESTATE in the new-  towns and otherwise .act- in the interests of owners in the B. C. Mining  Centres. 7    -  The above is the Only Firm on the  Coast doing Fire Insurance .Business  and having Agents in the Towns of  Kootenay. [ise)  THE DIPLOCK  LIMITED.   WHOLESALE   VANCOUVER, B. C.  - SOLK AGE.M-*. FOK ���������  Brinsinead & Nordheimer Pianos.  Dixon, Borgeson & Oo.'s Show Oases.  Self Opening Bags, Wrapping Paper and  ' Twine- iss  SCHLITZ MILWAUKEE  and VICTORIA LAGER BEER  Go, to the  Hudson's Bay Company,  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  ME. SMITH ^ CO.  Biscuit Manufacturers.  ���������w:eite  zfoir, pbicb  list  VICTORIA        -        B. C. >i������  P. O. box 69.  Telephone  DIRECT IMPORTERS OF ALL HIGH-,  CLASS ENGLISH MEN'S  FURNISHINGS  Such as Christy's Hats. Dents  & Fowne'sGloves, Dr. Jaegers  Cart\vright& Warner's Underwear, Scotch Rugs, Flannel,  Matting and Crepe Shirts,  Trousers^etc, etc.  nut okm-k* mo.nt-Ti.i- attkmimi to.  S. S. Alberta  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE * CO.  LKAVK KASLO for Ainswiirili. Pilot Hit}-and  .Nelson Monday, Wednesday und Snturduy  ut 8������. in.; Tuesdays. Thursday .mil Fi-iduyi-  ��������� 'at 7 ii. in.  LKAVK NKLSON for Pilot Hay, Ainmvortli  and I.nslo Monday, Wednc-dny  Tliiirstlity  ���������and Saturday at, 'I \tJ. in.; Tuesday and  Kri-  ,day at. t p.m.  Close connection is thus made between I_ike  poilits and all oiitiwiuK and incomiiiK trains of  the.C. }'. lt. nt. Nelson.  The ste.'iini'r Is newly equipped in every par  tierilar, is lit iliroiiKliont by electricity, ami  contains bathroom and nil modern conveniences  for .the comfort of passengers.  'llie above schedule is.in effect l.Lh  May,  188.) subject to c)i:_i__.  JAS. WAUGII CKO. K. HAY .VAHJ)  I'm-Ker. i:u. Muater"  S. K. corner Baker and Josephine streets,  NKLSON, B. C.  REAL ESTATE,  FINANCIAL AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  ,THtHN  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.   Collections made.   Conveyancing documents draivmip. j  Town Lots Lands and Mining Claims Handled on Commission. "   I  LENZ & LEISER  9 and 11 Yates Street, Victoria.  ~ WHOLESALE-^-*.  DRY GOODS  (^lotbing. Rents' jfurnisbfngs, )������tc.  o  ;   We carry the largest stock in these lines west of Montreal and are therefore able to compete with any House ia the Trade. u9  SHORT  - FAST -  SCENIC  ROUTE  Seattle, Victoria.  Vancouver & Pu^et  Sound, and all Paci-  *> fie Coast Points. St.  Paul   Chicago and  Points Beyond  -  -  t ��������� . ���������  I Mmli-rii _K<|iil|>iueut. K������ik-llHlla<l Knailb _<l  j Allni. live tours via Oululk ami llie <'rrat  . Luke in i.oiiii--rtl������ii t* It li cvHiislvely  j p.-isM-imi-r iMiHloitr.Norlli.rnS.S. Co.  Itirrrl i'oiincillon via \i-Koii at Fort Sh. p*  purtl It-iil-nity, Ml Spokane : nud via  ������'. A K. !���������>. ,.\. I-. .-(I  Itonnir'-.   Ki-rry.  ior maps, licljcls. and complete information call on Auriils {'. A K. S, \av. Co., .V.  A F. S. Ky., or  ������:. ������. Illxiin. ������;������n. ..K<-nt, Spokane, "���������Vnxk,  F. 1.1VtaU_<-}.<;. A l*T. A., SI. -*_������1. Mian.  .     F.T. Abbott, TravIlHg Freight * Pauca*  j Hi     ' I  II  ,-.r  PHILLIPS HELD ON.  THE   MINER, NELSON,   B.C., .SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2,, i89S.  HE  STAID   WITH   THE   WHALE  NOW   IS WELL  FIXED.  AND  Tha Thrilling Adventure of a. Look Inland  Truck Farmer Who Has His Share ot  tbe _>ualit������_������ Generally Credited to Resident* of Hi* Part of the'World.  "A Whaling story!-' Well, there's a  -mau here named Phillips, ;i truck fanner, and of course a whaler. About eight  years ago he belonged to one of our boat  crews. A big whale was sit-lih'd about  three miles ont, and tho ii'malcxcite-  meiit occurred. Every m.'m of a crow  kuews liis placo, and v,'he:i tJie alarm is  givcii he drops everything aud makes for  ���������he beach.  "So, at the first'cry* of 'Whale!' thc  barber left- his half .shaved man iu tho  chair, the man driving out of town drovo  back again, tho storekeeper deserted his  customers, and everybody ran.  "This truck farmer  happened to be  trimming gome   trees, and had no coat  on, tJiough it was it pretty cold day.  He  ran down the road in   his shirt sleeves,  -tnifeinhand, just as he was.  If a member of a crew isn't there, you see, a volunteer will get his place, aud if  the  whale is killed, also his share of the proceeds.   Phillips  got  there.   The boats  were manned���������the oars,harpoons,lances,  etc., axe always kept right  there under  the boats for such  an emergency���������and  ���������with the general help got safely through  the combers that were rolling in from a  pretty stiff sea.  "Now, there'8 always a rivalry between whalemen as to getting in the  iirst iron. The two crews were pretty  evenly matched and reached the whale  about the same time, taking either side,  the whale's nose being toward shore. It  is a trick they play ou a whale, you see.  Ho just lies there, looking from one to  the other, as if wondering which he'd  tackle or which was liable to tackle  him. The bowman who was to throw  tha harpoon was as much excited in one  boat as iu the other. Both threw at  once, and both fell short���������yes, and both  boats were swamped at exactly the same  moment. The whale was so surprised  to see everything suddenly disappear on  both sides of him that he never stirred.  It was a nasty situation.1  "Phillips was t'nown out of the bout  right  up against the side ot* the mon  ���������ter.   Phillips was excited, and being ���������������������������<  truck farmer from Long Island, hated  to go out  three miles  and get only :-  wetting.   He had the pruning knife  hi i  his overalls, and while every other m:m '  was trying to right the boats he drf-*,-' I  this knife and struck the whale a terri  bleblow just back of his left flipper and  killed it.  ��������������������������� "Yes, that single blow killed it, but  a whale never dies right away when lie  gets a death blow. Phillips didn't wiuit  to lose his knife, and he could not pull  it out.   While he was hanging on tc it  tbe whale dived to the  bottom of ���������fche  ocean, taking Phillips  along with   it.  You never heard of a Long Islander letting go of anything voluntarily that had  ' money in it', go Phillips held on.    The j  whale soon came to the surface, or else |  the man would have been drowned, und j  ������s soon as he came up he made for I ho  open sea, dragging Phillips alongside.  "The whale never stopped until lie j "Sfotio**.  got ten miles out, where he rolled over j   ' -  on his side, as dead as a salted mackerel.  Now, Phillips was sticking on the shir-  board side, you see, and when the whaio  rolled oyer the other way it brought rhc  truck farmer on the upper side, and  ��������� moderately firm footing.    To be s*  of not slipping off, he took off his p   ���������  penders and tied himself to his km it,  ���������till fast behind the starboard fin, -tn.  then went to sleep.  "Well, sir, a ship came along ar-ii  found the man there asleep on top of she  _whale._The skipper. bailed-Phillipf^od-  ���������woke him up.  " -What're ye doing there?' he s.ijs.  ' "Sleeping,'   says  Phillips.    'D'ye  want to buy a whale?'  A Wonder la Minute Writing.  A recent writer on the subject of wave  lon/.fJi.s of  light, in describing "tlie apparatus used for taking i-iciisurenicnts  of such lengths, mentions 'the "-"Tohcrt  test, plates. "    Theso** plates are made of  glass aud have tho scale thereon so finely  graduated tbat'there tiro often as many  as 150,000 lines to tho inch.    Such infinitesimal magnitudes are totally beyond our powers of conception, yet much  more wonderful things in that line have  been  accomplished.    Au   artist of the  name of Webb, a regular manufacturer  of these "Nobcvt tost plates,," once tried  his hand in microscopic writing on glass.  The  specimen   turned  out, which is  now in   tlio Army Medical  museum at  Washington, is tho wholo of the Lord's  Prayer on a piece of glass which is only  1-2.4  of an   inch one way and  1-440  of an inch tho 'other.:. In  the Lord's  Prayer there aro 227  letters, and,  as  shown   abovo,   they   were   put   on   a  piece of glass having an area of but  1-129,05. of an inch.   Had au entire  inch of space been used at the same rate,  the engraver would have putno less than  29,48l,_58 letters upon it.    The entire  Bible, Old and New Testaments, could  have been written on that incli of space  eight times over. ���������St. Louis Republic.  Notice af Application for Crown Grant.! dSOn    DCU/ADn     **���������/���������_/>  ���������"fAKK Notice that A.S. Far-veil, as Agent' I ���������***W      KtWARD      $20  r-viv-.-\ouce tnat A.S. Kar.vell, as Ageiiu  for S. SI. Wharton and Olivet Bordnu has  tiled Lhe necessary papers, und made application  for a Crown Grant in favour of the Mineral  Claim" Hom(_stiiko,"8ituatcd in the Trail Creek  Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Adverse Claimants, if any, must lilc their objections within sixty days Irom the date of this  publication in the British Columbia Gazette.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Gov't Agent.  Nelson, B. C Nov. 13, 1895.       "(237���������16,11,5)  Notice of Application for Crown Grant-  rpAKK .Notice  that   T.   .1.   Lcndrum.  JL    A"-'    " -    '"     ~  LOST  The following Certificates of Shares.!  in The Hall Minks, Ld. : i  -TO-  Hunting, Survey, Prospecting  PARTIES AND OTHERS   THK   NEW.    FAST   that   T.   .1.  Alfred  W.  jeetions with mo within (I0,,days from the date  of this publication in the British Columbia  Gazette.  ���������N. FITZSTUBBS,  Government Agent.  Nov. 8, IS!...   (23fi'!l.ll.5)  Number  100 shares.  Number  500 shares.  Number  100 shares.  Number B 890,  100 shares.  Number  B ������S7,  100 shares,  Number B   fi88,  100 shares.  B  814,   Charles   Hall,  li    78*.   Charles  Hall,  B 889, Olive   B.  Oakes,  Olive B.   Oakes,  Amelia While,  Amelia White,  23U51-2_7;*������. J  18351-18853,  U0O54-(Wl.i:i,  U015l-.iO2.-i3,  102-i._10.__-3,  4035l.40i.-i3,  The transfer of these shares has been stopped  it thc Company's ollice in London and Ihoy  arc consequently useless to any one except the  above named owners.  Tho above reward will be paid  returning (hem to  Dated Nelson B. C.  Notice of Application lor Crown Grunt.  rpAKK NOTICK that John 1{. Cook,  Jl acting for himself nnd co-owners, has  liled the necessary papers a. dmaile app. icution  for a Crown Grant in favour of the mineral  claim "' >���������������������������������������������-������������������   (SKIS)  to any ono  JULIUS KMltLlCH,  Baiter Street,  Nelson, H. C.  STEAM LAUNCH "FLIRT"  Can be CHARTERED by day or week  on reasonable terms. Oiders sent  trough the pursers of tho steamboats  Nelson or Ainsworth, with whom arrangements cau be made, or by mail or  telegraph to C. AV. Busk, Balfour, will  receive prompt attention 119)  Are Visiting Lists Too Long?  Mrs. de Fashion (average society lady  making her round of calls owing to  average society friends)���������Ts Mrs. Wiggins Van Mortlaude at liome?  Servant���������No, madam, she's���������  Mrs. de Fashion���������Please hand her my  card when she returns.  Servant���������She won't return, madam.  She  was buried a mouth  York Weekly.  .          .    ..... ���������.        V...        I.llll-I.ll  claim "Consolidated St. Elmo" situated on Hw  Mountain in the Trail Creek Mining Division  of West, Kootenay.  Adverse claimants, if any, must flic their  | objections with.me within 60 days from the  date of this publication in the British Columbia  Gazette.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Government Agent.  Dated at Nelson, Oct. 23, 1895. 1230-_.*_,10,.J  COLUMBIA AND   KOOTENAV HAILWAV _  NATATION C0.IPANV.  Notice of Application'for Crown Grant.  rpAKE Notice that Edmond Haney has Mod  L. the necessary papers and made application for a Crown Grant in favour of the mineral  claim "City of Spokane" situated in the. Trail  Creek Mining Division of the District of Vt est  Kootenay.  Adverse claimants, if any, must tile their  objections with.mc within 00 days from the  date of this publication in the British Columbia  Gazette.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Government Agent.  Dated Nelson. Oct. 28, 1895. (234-2,11,5]  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HKRKBY GIVEN THAT IT  is the intern ion of thc Columbia and  Kootenay Hailway and Navigation Company  to apply to the Hailway Committee .of the  Privy Council to sanction tho building and  construction of a branch line of railway from  a point on the Columbia and Kootenny Ku.il-  ��������� *.y about three and  n  quarter miles east of  MINING   MACHINERY  FOR SALE.  Two new English Portable Engines,  8 nnd 12 horsepower', wood burners.  One Stationary Engine and Boiler.  One Engine and Boiler for Steam  Launch..  Galvanized Tanks, Mining Tools,  Steel, Ironi  etc.  Delivered at. Victoria on wharf.  Apply to HEISTEBMAN & CO.,  75 Government St.,  Opp Bank of Montreal.   Victoria, B.C.  '   (17.)  M0RTHERN  IN    PACIFIC R. R.  R  N #  S  Pullman  Sleeping  Elegant  ~g  Ca,  rs.  Tourist  Dining Cars,  TO  Sleeping Cars.  I*t. rAiin,  MIKKKAPOLIS  DIL.TM  FA****  ������_UN_-   r������_u_g.  CROWK-TeN  WINNIPEG  ELENA a>*4  BUTTE  . ..unsporting the products of  mines, and to sanction the appropriation of the  necessary lands for that purpose under" the  compulsory powers vested in the said Company  1���������'- '" -��������� Act or any other Act in its  by the Itnihvav  behalf.  (Signed)  Vancouver, B. C.  J. D. TOWNLEY,  Secretary.  Oct. 8, IS!)."..        (2211, 12 10 5)  TABLE  Sbuwlux lhe Dale* and l'lacew of Court* of  ������!' .-knIz-v Nisi I'rlus Oyer and TerMl-  ner. aud 4'enrral (iaol l_.llvery for Ike  t'irar I Hits.  THROUGH  TICKETS  ���������TO-  ���������l-i KTH-|������;.._������.!4      <���������������������    |.tH>KOVEHEKT.  LAKESIDE MINERAL CLAIM.  SituAiv; in tiik'.Nklson Mining Division* ok  West Kootknay  Distkict.   Wheke Lo-  catki)���������Toad Mountain.  KS  SAN FBANCIS00. 0AL  J "'AKE NOTICE that I. Henry E.   .    as iifTcnt tor the Hall Mines Limited,  in.ni*r*  fro:,  Coi;  Croasdaile,  ..    free  itilieute No. 01073, intend, sixty days  h -  date hereof, to  apply to the Gold  .. .'oner  for a   certificate   of "improvements, fur the purpose of obtaining a Crown  grant; ofthe above claim,  Aim further lake notice, that adverse claims  must. Le sent, to the Gold Commissioner and  aetion commenced, before the issuance of such  Certiticate of Improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of October, 1891.  (217-5, 10. 5.) HKNKY K. CHOASDAILE.  MINING  MACHINERY  Clinton   Kich Held...  Kamloops..  Vernon ...  Lytton.  FALL ASSIZES.   Thursday .26th September   Monday.. ..(Otli September   Monday 7th October   Monday......14th October  . Friday. .... .llth October  CHICAGO  WA_-ll_V<-T01f  rniLAVKLrHiA  NEW YORK  IMMtTON and all  Point* Earn,  Went a_d SoNlk.  *  SPECIALTY.  ���������Special Assize  117  DAYLIGHT MINERAL CLAIM.  Division of  Wheke Lo-  T  ',  ! this dai  ' I ���������.'i-Cllf. I  liiofel  IOI.ESOMF  J2 Onoce. Can  Sold for 2*5   C.nls.  (.urgent IH'inniKl   III  Caiindii.   (2M)  of Application for Liquor License.  ;,- give notice that, thirty clays aftor  { intend to make 'application-for a  i sell wines and liquors by retail at my  he.: known   as the  Royal  Hotel,  on  Situate in tiik Nelson Mimnc  West Kootknay Distkict.  cated���������Toad Mountain.  1AKE NOTICE that I, Henry E.; Croasdaile,  as agent for the Hall Mines Limited, free  miner's certiticate No. C107H, intend, sixty days  from  lhe date hereof, to apply   to the Uold  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 Cold Commissioner and  action commenced before tho issuance of such  Certilicate of Improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of October, 189;>.  (218--.-), 10, 5) HENRY E. CHOASDAILE.  .fa.'iicy .M-eet,  =on, Nov, 23, 18fl">.  .1. W.  ANGLE,  .244,23,11,5)  fipliciition   for Liquor Li-.nsc.  give notice that thirty days after  ��������� intend to make application for a  l, Wines and Liquors by retail al  ��������� on Baker Street, Nelson.  THE HUDSON'S BAY CO.  !-.). |_89, 10, 11,5)  '  i!_.(lti������L?._AppUcatiqn;foi'-Orown-Gi'ant---  KOTICE that A. S. Farwell. as agent  Gi.orge irarnian and Wilbur A.  h.-is (il<,'l   *������'"      : :yv.;!'Ue!'c  tr.ia Cuf.-A '.-  license'to"':  cwrprismi:*  i.. . ���������-'-' :: .  fN-or.'W'i  BID MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in tiik Xelson Mining Division ok  West Kootenay District.   Wiikke Lo-  catkd���������Toad' Mountain.  rpAKE NOTICE that I, Henry E. Croasdaile,  JL as agent for the Hall Mines Limited, free  iiiinerSs certificate No. 1)1073, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Gold  Commissioner for a certiticate of improvements, for tlie purpose of obtaining a Crown  grant of the above claim.  And further take notice, that adverse claims  muBt be sent to the Gold Commissioner and  action commenced before the issuance of such  Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of October, 1895.  I21D-5, 10, 5) HENRY K. CROASDAILE.  _  Provincial Land Surveyors.  NELSON  140  - Okkick:  AND   KOSSLAND. R  C.  *s  COURT OF  For, information, time cards, maps and tickets  call on or write  II.  G. STIMMEI.,....  T. P. Agent, Nelson, B. C.  F. D. GIBBS,  General Agent, Spohatie, Wash.  ������"���������  .A. D. CHARLTON,  Asst. Cent. Pass. Agent, Portland. Oregon.  N  West Kootenav Dikthict, Nklsd.n Division  V COURT OF REVISION AND APPEAL  under the "Assessment. Act, 11*88." and  amendments, will bo held at the Court, House.  Nelson, nu Thursday, I he nth iiay of December.  lS_.i, ut 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  N.  FITZ-STUBBS,  (240) Judge of the Court of Revision and Appeal  Spokane  EM  Ms 6l  n^COJAE  -TSTE-W  GOODS.  /  SERGES,  CHEVOIT8,  T'V^EEJIDS,  \  ���������nAKlS  , .'JL . tot:  I Hendry.-c,  .   ,  h.-s liled  the necessary papers and  made applj. ition for a Crown Grant in favour  I of ihe mhi, :al-nlaim "Henry," in the Hendryx  II f-'inp   in   _'.e Ainsworth Mining Division of  The skipper was a Yankee and tevr j ^^V/.^iffifany) must ill, their ob  j-elions     .' thin    GO   days    '  cf the . first appearance of  l'ritis], Ool'inibifi Qazcttc,  tliat there was money in tins job, so 1;  offered to rescue the truck farmer _i*d  take him back to Southampton for nothing for whatever interest he had iu I no  wtutle.  .   -* 'Not a cent lea. than $250 will ouy'  aw off," said Phillips.  " ���������Tbea stay oa,' said .the skippor,  -and he squared "braces and sailed as'-ny,  leaving Pliillips where he was.   Hi  -y .3  ��������� plucky man, and he knew wl.-*.t* w '���������  whale was worth.   And he said to nim- :  ���������self, 'I'll stick to my whale till * yet !  <iuy prioe, if. I have to live oubli-:.acr:  iall .summer,' and then he cut < it ;> '  ���������chunk'for a'lnnch.  "But he was rigiifc in the track o>? ves* ;  -sels .ujid was finally picked up .it a :  Ibargftiu ,by a whale ship jnst K'Jixsg '  .around to Bering seh, and they .to Vs: itt i  the oil and bot__ and paid Phillips :-. ib.g' |  salary to go along���������more than he --.nuH j  ��������� imake by his track farm and sum --Tier ;  Iboarders in five years. The akippe: i-ea- !  isoned that a man who could go aa>- -*-ud  kill a whale alouewith a pruning! ...JftOj  .._������-l   U___-l-    * - '   :;..,7  UJjOJ  man  Kht, |  H of i  TJj.e !  ma I  ia__.nl ,  . for. I  from   the    date  this notice in the  Nelson, r  F1T}!STUBBS,  Government. Agent,  0��������� Nov. 13, 1805.      (241, i������.t-ll-.->,  J.  M. B.  MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Nklson Mining Division ok   West Kootenay Distuict.   Wm,-������i. 1_q  1        TWEEDS. ���������  ���������  J   . "T    "tW-1   4- O  The Finest Goods and the LatestStyles.  A Special Line of Boys' Clothing.  szf:eoi__4_.i. to T-Eecej  .i!^_!i__!������rn i-?^  kelson 6l Fort  Sheppard R'y.  All Bail io SpoKane, WasH.  Daily (Except Sunday) Between **-po__u__  and Northport*  Tri-Weekly Between Northport and Nelwn.  Leave 8-12 a.m. NELSON Arrive 525. p. m.  gated���������Toad Mountain. '  'PAKE NOTICE that I, Henry E. Croasdaile  JL as agent for the Hall Mines Limited free  miner scertilicate No. C1073, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Gold  Commissioner for a certificate of impro.c"  ments, 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"nd  actiqii commenced beforo the issuance of such  Certificate of Improvements. c  Dated this 2nd day of October, 18U5  (216-23, 11. 5)        HENRY E. CROASDAILE.  t:r._a.:d:e3_  We hold the largest stock of Cigars in town Our own  branclsT<-La Progression" and ^Pride of the West"- are  splendid value.   Call and Inspect. e  GILKEB & WELLS, NELSON AND PILOT BAY.  RIESTERER'S  BREWERY #  MILL STREET,  NELSON, B. C.  Trains leave Nelson for Spokane every  Monday, Wednesday and Fbipat, returning leave Spokane Tubsdays, Thvusdays  aud Saturdays at 7 a m., aiid.' making  close connection by S.S. Nelson with all  Kootenay Lake pointe. -  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek, conneotat Marcus with stage on  Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays a_d  Fridays.  Passengers for Trail Creek mine* connect at Northport with stage PaiJy.  Vm&r  KOOTENAY   DISTRICT.  ���������V  i,i. i-  ntiy be lis,  ,jt June, :  , kClKI!" CIjAIMM and mining  ::old^ legally hold i-i the District  ���������ror from IiilhOetubcr, ]S(W, tothe  NAI -01 .BON FITZSTU UBS,  ("old Commissioner.  _.'..-Nov. iX IK'.'.. .   <���������''.-.  '���������-'451  JIM FAIR MIWBKAL CLAIM.  Situate in tiif Slogan Mining Division oh-  West Kootenay Distkict. Wiikhk Lo-  cated-At* the Conkluence ok  Dakdaneixes and Best Cheeks.  the  TAKR  k.    as in  intemi.  eale  of  obtaining  .-and had pluck enough to stick to hi  mntil he ������old it, would be  u gooc  1X0 take on the wayage. Aud i.e was r  Jov the vessel had the biggest jki*  .jluck; and came home full of oil.  _share of the truck farmegr gave h-  ^ood start, and he invested ifc in a  ibank and sold ont to New Yorte  ���������cqantry seats.  "He lives over yonder iu.that pi otty  cottage, but you'll know him. by a :c:u'  ������on his nose, where the whale sen pod  Aim ou'the bottom of the ocean ey.ht  _rear_-'ago."���������New York Herald.  NOTICE.  n the .on  ���������IIP Tlii-  Ii the mat  ar.'i in  Ira ���������__'__  Octobi:  j   l;l)On :���������;  i<.<i'l'"-!i',.r"J* '���������'_^';*U00r*_.an** John McPhdo.  'Vfll,.?. .',- "JtJanies Ferguson Armstrong  ' *.(!!.' -"r '^--':-.nistrator for the County Court  t nj   '\ootcnay, shall be Administrator  .' Court, of Kootenny, Holden nt  ���������t Crossing ofthe Columbia River.  Qf John D. McMillan, Deceased,  ���������) matter of the Ofllcial Admin-  ;_ct; dated the 22nd Day  A. D. 1891. -  .-.lug the-affldavits of Robert. Mc-  ��������� -. D. - Jloore   and John M"'*"  of  '.-  1 ami  ���������"C'liti" '  r������5'>- in !l  '''Blilnr. ihe  swnv. ���������--..���������.   ^....t  of J- -:DMoMill;iii. lleeeasert-  f'l-it*      l.i-l      -n^.'l.l!   .l'\.T      _*  said  Proud of His Work.  "I hope you like your work, my lad "  'A  a  benignant elderly person   to'a  chattels' anel  ���������ixty  J.  The creditors  of John D. McMillan, lute of  KOOfls.  id order bo pu'blisTied for  Uoi) JIi.veh nqv.-si aper.  1)      WM. WARD SPINK..,  NOTICK  tlint   I. John   O'lleuBii  iiKent for K H.   Tomlinson, N0. &:*$������  w.-  '-i*5'-!, -1'-*1"  tl,u   U1������t������   hereof     to  apply to the Cold l.ommissioin-r for a ccrti I  Jinprovements,   for   tlio , purpose   of  _ a v.rown Kiant of the above claim.  And further mke notice, that ud verse cl_imH  ust he sent io lhe Cold Commissioned���������������nd hTc"  lion  eomini-nted  before ill-, issuance of sucli  certificate ol improvements. "  Dated this 7th day of October, 1895.  _   (2*24, 12, 10 5) JOHN O'RKGAN'  Is now able to supply the town and district with  a first-class quality of Draught and Botile  JOHN   VV. MACKEY AJINEUAL CLAIM,  Situate ;n jiie Slocan Mining Division ok  West Kootenay Distkict. Where Lo  cated-To the West ok tiik Best Claim.  'pAKE NOTICE that I, John O'Rcgan  1 asiigpntforE. H. Tomlinsou, No !$nx  intend, 60 days from -the date herenf^S  apply tothe Gold CommissioSor for a .e'rtifi"  cate of improvements, for the purpose of ob  taming a Crowp grant of tho above claim.  And further tako notice, that adverse claim*  must be sent to tho Gold Coin__l_iion������r _?!  a������*^ before the������SSSSSTaSSh  certiflcate of improvements.  Dated this 7th day of October, 1895  (225.12 10 5) JOHN O"REGAN.  KOOTENAY  STEAW  NAV   CO.  (LIMITED)  TIM* OARQ No. ������.  ���������CTEWTVKC K������VTIi-������������i>������M-r  Leaves  gwam   for Nnkusp and  Thursdays at 7 p. ni.  Nakwii"'  RobsoD  WI  Monday, and  Leaves Robson for Nakusp, Wigwam and  Canadian Pacilic Railway points on Tuesdays  and Fridays at 6 p. m.  Connection is made at Robson with C. _; K,  Ry. for Nelson and. with Str. '������������������Lytton'' for  Trail Creek and Northport.  Draught Beer ai 50c. per gallon.  Bottle Beer   t $10 per Barrel.  ORH-EB- CAST BE LEFr AT HIIMKR'S RAKERV.  M.������li,. OKIIERI*   PROMITLV   ATTEMIEU   TO.  R. RIESTERER, Prop.   ;__ 98  ^ef_f!gf,_.b0* as,^ ^*|-^d togethe. j P^^oiasi^^r^^^i^ r���������  SUNSEIT MJNKRAI.J CI.AIAI.  Situate in the Ainswortij JIinjng D^yi^ioN  ok West, Kootenay Distkict!  Located���������To the East  Wellington ..Claim. ���������  Wh-sre  and Joining the  (U2, 2X 11,.',)  J. F,.AliMSTRONG.  Ollicial Administrator.  Uneasy Sleeps the Man Who "���������  HasNotGotaGale.���������Shakespere.  THE ^T;iamA^;inWw0R^  GALE'S Wire Mattrasses, Over Mattrasses,  Pillows, Combination Iron Mattrasses.  ,     ?\he ah?Ie SQ(idfs can he Pufc W in very small compass.-for packing and can  he obtained from Messrs, Gale's agents, H B   na can  D. MCARTHUR & CO. Nelson,  and CAMPBELL   BROS.,   Rossland.'  Pf direct from George-Gale &  Sons, Waterville,  QiJe.  Iron and Wqod Cot Beds for mining camps a specialty  TRAIL CRKEK-R������M������W R������VTC.  Meaaier *-_.ylt������_,."  Leaves Trail Creek for Robson on T������->-dar������  andFrldaysatlOa.nl. . ���������������������������������������������aafw  Loaves Robson for Trail Creek on to������Bda-n  8i_?kec^���������dt8with c&KRy-,o? ss_r_a  K������RTRr������RT-TRAII. CREEK R������CTB  HleaMer   '���������lyumm."  ^LeavegTrailI Creek.for Northport on Mon-  _tla' ^edn*--'da*V8' Thursdays and SMurt^i  ������^*ve5Nort!M1_?rtl?r ������������������'-*������" Creek Mondays  Wedneadayt*,  Thursdays and Saturdays at i  . Connects at Northport with S.: T. & N Rv  for Spokane. _   "��������� 1Y" *".  Dated this 17th day of October, 1895.  232.26- io. 5] rohert e. lemon,  j Can be made to weigh under 35 pounds  (160)  NUMN-K..*-* ROUTE.-"gtr KelMft."*  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo. Tuesdays nt S ������������,-  p. m., Fridays at5.M0p. m.. Saturdavn ���������!���������;���������������������  m. Connecting on iJiw-___5?SK___m*'^  Saturdays with N. & F. S. ity ������tFlV������ vni  Point for Kaslo and Laki^inte.' ** "ve Mu*  ���������������j_5_av_SKa8,������ 'S1* Nelwn. Monday* at 3 a. nt  Fridays at 3 a. m.,   Saturdays at   8 a   m  Connecting on Mondays, Wednesdiyg and Fril  days at Ffve Mile Point with N.;ic F. S. Rt  for Spokane. ' nj'  Ctonnoete   writh   Columbia    &    Kootenay  Railway at Nolson for pointe north and south.  RMNER-g FERRY ROIFTE.-Slr.  -���������*.!���������������������.���������������  Leaves Kaslo for Bonner's Ferry  at 11 ._  on Mondays. ' ���������'"������������������������ a* m.  Leaves Nelson for Bonners Ferry   atSn n  on Mondays. y' ac5a* m.  Leaves Bonner's Ferry for Pilot Bav   WJa  Ainsworth and Kaslo on Tuesdays at 2a  ii.00*  Connects at Bonner's Ferry withi ihorS: .  Northern Railway for points east"Sd 5S_t.reat  .t^,^_ w1^__^o&C,,,UW thh **������������������������������*'  offl^fe-s^n���������"8' CtC*' W* ������* Company's  --Star,        ���������^_  V

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