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Array la  i'-R E -foarieli zr3B������&Y~Y:  I*'    ���������'  ir-  THE MINES IN K00TENAY.AKE  AMONG THE EIOHEST IN  AMEEIOA.  THE ORES AEE HIGH-GRADE IN  SOLD, SILVEJi, GOPPEIi  AND LEAD.      V  Whole Number  -*7-'$  ������  Nelson, British Columbia, Saturday,  February 8,   1896.  Price Five Cents*  METAL .QUOTATIONS.  NEW YOltK.  Feb.��������� -     13 4 0 ������ 7  SILVKR....11... .I57i ... .07.1... .G7i_ .71... .������7J  LKAl).... linn.. .300 200.. .strong. .200... .���������  COl'l'KK.  Liverpool, Jan.  16,  iSiyO.  The lirst price paid for Cash Good Merchantable Copper in the New Vear was ������11  7s. 0.1. From this level llie value gradually  fell away lo .C-tu 10s. on the 7th. recovering  next.dav to .-II (is. 3d., declining to CIO IDs. 3d.  on the 18th, and closing to-day nt-..ll 5s. Hil.  per ton, after ������11 8s. !ld. had been paid. Had  it not been for free selling on American account the last few days, prices would have  gone still higher.  The llnancial ditlioulucs -of the United  States'Government caused some uneasiness  the early part of the fortnight, as monetary  stringency in New York wns feared in view of  gold commanding a premium; but these  dilHcultics appear now to havo been largely  overcome; and confidence is returning.  English and Continental Consumption of  Copper, as well as the demand for India, continues very large. I,5S0 tons of Copper, have  been purchased by thc Knglish Admiralty, am  there is no doubt, thai recent, political events  wilMead to a large increase noL only of the  Hritisli but also of foreign navies, for which a  considerable quantity of copper will be required. Tho urgent need of additional telegraph cables has also been shown.  fames Lc'vi  & Sons Circular.  PRODUCE OF THE MINES.  RETURNS FOR 1896 UP TO DATE,  I.C-C  ���������1,3'Jl  0,017  1,103  IIS'  1,021  2,272*  8,2891  C*  lS.  TONS  "    ISO  OKE TREATED IX KOOTENAY.  At Nelson   At Pilot Bay   OKE EXPOI'TED.  From Slocan via I_a*lo   Slocan via Nakusp   Trail Creek (gold ore)   Total Tons   PRODI.CE OK SMELTERS  Nelson (Hall Minos) Matte   Pilot, Hay, silver lead bullion...  ; -ISO  ���������N.  B.���������The matte  produced at, tlio Nelson  -inciter in January hits not yet been weighed.  ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following are  tbe returns to band  (or this week ;  .VIA   XOIWHPOKT.  Jun. 15 27,   War Eagle to E. 1 ieler.a  103  Iron Mask           "              53  Jan. 10-20.   Le Hoi to Kverett  113-  Jan, 22,        OK              "          1  VIA  ICASI.O. ''  Jan.' 2f>.   Ruth to Great Kails  15'  Jan. 2(5.   Slocan Star to Kverett ��������� 15  Hiilh lo Smelter   15  Jan. 27.   Slocan Star to  Hvci-tl  J5  "Whitewater         "          l'j  r ,1      Payne                    "          33*  Jan, 28.   Lucky .I im to Omaha  27  Whitewater to Kverett '.. 31  i'ayne to Smelter  32  Slocan Star   ."         15  ��������� ' Uuth to'  '        "        '.  15 ���������  Jan. 29.          "                 "       ....-....:  15.  Slocan Star to Lvoretl  la "  Washington           "         IS'i  Mountain Chief (Payne), do.... 32A  W hitewater to I'jveretl  32J  Jan. 30.   Northern lielle lo Smelter  17  Noble Five lo Smelter  15  Washington to  Kverett  Ui  Good Enough lo Smeller  Hi*  Last Chance              "         JO  Jan. 31.   K. E.  Lee                 ���������"         21i.  Lust Chance             "         31J  Gibson and Black Fox to Smelter 13j  Noble Five to Smeller  31  Ucadman            "            41*  VIA   AINSWOUTH.  No. 1 to Pilot, Bay  100  Mile Point    "         30  Hand "        10   *- 970  MINING 11EC011DS.  MINING TRANSFERS.  NETiSON.  January. 20���������  Iron Mountain���������James Yuill to 11 Cody, *, $1  January 28��������� o  Wild   Horse���������l'cte   St   Lawrence to   John  Lindblad, all his interest, $20,  January 2!>���������  Golden    Eagle���������C 31   Townsend    to   John  Stewart,, J, ������1.  January 31���������  Hidden   Treasiire-F   M   McLc-d    to G   1{  Langster (of JMonckton. N. II.) 1. *;3700.  Fob2uary'8-  lllack Eye���������J W  Johnson to John McUae,.  ������, *200.    NAItUSl'.  January.!)���������  ,     Gonher-B C Uodd to John J Malone, i. 81.  Jamiary 1(5���������  Gopher 1-ti,  Eclipse No.  1  J.  Eclipse No. 2 1,  Rising   Sun,  ^���������Nelson    Dealers   to   Andrew  Newler, 31.,  January 2!l���������   '  Hismark���������T E Devlin to Margaret A Clifton,  i. S150.  Hismark���������John   G   Devlin   to Margaret A.  Clifton,!, ������200.  'February 1���������  Eclipse   No.   1 and   Eclipse No. 2���������Win Mclntyre to Andrew Moher, j in each, $00.  NEW   LOCATIONS.  NELSON.  January 20��������� - '  Kootenay Queen���������John Edmonds, south side  west arm Kootenay Lake.  February 1���������  North Star���������F T Smith, west slope Iron Mt.  February,*)��������� ��������� |i  Blizzard���������C M Waite, Slags Leap JU. "  Gaddiel���������John Nelson, 9 miles nw of Nelson.  Abitub���������John Nelson, 0 miles w of  Nelson.  The Captain���������Price McDonald. 8 miles west  ���������of Nelson.'  THE WEATHER.  The week opened with a fine bright  > day on Monday, - On Tuesday night  about 0 inches of snow fell. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday were tine  .and bright, with a heavy snow squall,  lasting for about A an hour, on Friday  morning.  Feb.  These readings are taken at SI a. m. and consequently represent the highest and lowest  temperature during the preceding 21 hours,  TIIKKMOMETEK.  2���������Max il!0.  Min   ......30 r  3���������         12������  .... V   15"  4-         30������   32 c  5��������� .      .:....3(5=  .70 O  (5-         17 =   17 =  7���������         ii'   2i;c:  8-       u������   17*  PORT OF NELSON.  ' Customs Returns ior'Januiiry, 1������90.  l.MJ'OKTS.  Dutiable Goods S0fi,977.00  true  Goods      0,005.00  Total ��������� $73,(512.00  HI'VI-NUK.  Duly Collected  ]8,28'-.G0  KXl'OHTS.  Produce of Mines. $145,759.00  Produce of Animals.'.'.'  Manufactures ..  Total   1,171.00  (���������02.00    ������117,88.1.00  -MINING    RECOUPS   IN   WEST   KOOTENAY  (SOUTH) FOR ]������<)������.  Nelson, new claims '403 assessments.. UO  llossland,      "           ....1097 "           .. 213  Ainsworth    "          .... 410 ��������� "           .. 3IW  Slocau.           "           030 "           .. 500  Nakusp,         "           210 "           ..   25  3(150 1211  The returns  from  (.'oat ltiver are uot  yet lo band.  "THE MINEB," PRIZE COMPETITION.  The  Following Frizes  Are Offered  for the Best Suggestions on the  ininroinents   of   tlie   Mining  Laws of British Columbia.     -  IJTUST  PRIZE���������An order on  a Tailor  for Clothes to tbe value of $25.00.  SECOND   PRIZE���������Au    order    on    a  Jeweller 'or   .10 worth of Jewellei v  In order lo remove any chance of  missing valuable suggestions w.e have  decided to withdraw the rulemaking  the competition available to our subscribers only and to throw it open to  "very one. This, we hope, will prove  the honesty of our endeavor to obtain  such .hints as will lead tothe better  ment of tlie law.  It is not necessary that'competitors  should go the length of sending in the  ��������� Iraft of a-new bill or an amended con-  Milidatioti of the existing ones. We  ��������� inly ask. for ".-uggi-stioiis" for the improvement of lh. .mining acts.  CONDITIONS.  1. Letters coutainingsuggestions must  be as short ��������� as possible, not exceeding  o.OOO words, aud must reach The Minsk  ollice ou or before February 15th, 1896.  2 They must be written on one side  of the paper only, with pencil or iuk and  must be signed with some motto, the  author's real uaine and address being  ���������enclosed in a Healed envelope, which will  not be opened except in the -ase of the  prize winners. The motto must be writ-  leu ou thu outside of this envelope.  3.. ��������� Tile Miner -.reserves the. right of  'publish the whole or any part of the suggestions received.  4. A committee of three will award  the prizes. The names of the judges  composing the committee will be announced shortly.  -  We hope that the practical minors and  prospectors who know something of the  actual working of the mining laws will  not be backward in giving us the benefit  of their experience.  THE   TRANSVAAL. CRISIS.  Ilrilish Agent lo   Report.     Hammond  Cries  Kor  Help.  Londou: In view ol' the alarming stories  the Secretary of State lor the Colonies,  Kt. Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, has  ordered the British agent at Pretoria,  the capital, to go to Johannesburg and  "reporfthe'true"situcTtiou^bf"affairs to~the~  colonial ollice. According to the latest  advices everything is unsettled at that  point and there are no signs of the  resumption of busiuess. It is rumored  the government is contemplating another  coup involving additional arrest of  prominent men in Johannesburg.  New York: The Journal ' prints a  dispatch from John Hayes Hammond,  the American engineer who is imprisoned in tlie Transvaal, which concludes:  ���������'Detention of all prisoners unjustifiable  confiscation of property- a monstrous  oppression; ask our goverumentto urge  on the Transvaal government that the  demands ol! the reform committee were  leasonable and. based ou the primary  principles oC the republic. , Protest  agaiust the treatment of till Americans  in particular. If the Transvaal govern  meat persists in its present course our  government can only evoke the aid of  Grteat Britain as the parnmout South  African power to coerce the Transvaal,  This of course the Transvaal would fear.  Urge our government to act immediately  and enlist sympathy in our favor.?'  MINING* NOTES. '  NEWS OF THE CAMPS.  NAKUSP.  Mr. Pellew-Harvey has submitted - a  proposition to the city council of Vancouver to start a smelter there. The  council will consider it during this week.  A bond has been arranged with parties  in England giving them 6 months in  which to prospect the Swan Lake claim  near Vernon and then to have the option  or taking it.up at. 8200,000.  Mr. ."I. A. Mara M. P. introduced  Messrs. Young and Morgan to Mr. Wood  Controller of Customs.-. These gentlemen  are respectively president and manager  of the Pittsburg Mining Co. which is  operating at Lytton and Quesnelle. The  company is about to import a new class  of mining machinery to enable them to  dredge the river in rapid water, and is  anxious to secure permission to import  dutyfiee.   * _  Two new miuing companies have been  incorporated, both with their headofliees  at Vancouver. The one, the Nip and  Tuck Gold Mining Co., is formed with a  capital stock of ������15,000, to develop the  Nip and Tuck claim on Wild Horse creek,  Kootenay,1 and as its first trustees A_  McCreery, J. M. Buxton aud "W. H.  Carnsnew. The other is known as the  Golden . Gate Miuing Co., of Granite  Creek, and*is capitalized at 860,000.  Henry D. Peccier, D. G. Macdonell aud  M. P. Thomson are the trustees.  ��������� IFrom our own Correspondent.]  Beautiful weather, no.ice and snow  going down.  Wm. Bragg has sold out his cartage  business to A. L. Move, who is now  looking after the wants of the town.  Mr. D. McKay, condu.tbr on the N.  & S'-Ry. has built a comfortable house  on Lake Avenue, he is now, moving  in.  Captain and Mrs. Moore of the con-i  eentrator, Three Forks, were passengers on Saturdays boat, en route to the  coast. ;*'  Mrs. C. W. Vanderburg, widow "of  the late Captain Vanderburg of the  str. Arrow has moved into town from  her house across the lake. ���������   ���������  Mr. Tilly late wharfinger ab this  point, has been transferred to Sandon  to take charge there in the place of  P. T. Hamilton.  The town has a business like appearance when the boat comes in,  especially on her way up the lake, as  it takes all available hands to assist in  loading the ore, which is' coining in  rapidly from the Slocan.  Mr. James Kelly leaves by next boat  for the Needles to put up a house on  his pre-emption so as to be ready for  the rush in the spring, which he  confidently anticipates. Mr. Kelly is  alive to the possibilities of this new  camp and is getting in cm the ground  floor.  The s.s. Nakusp has been particularly  busy since the Arrow lake branch has  reached the lake. On Saturday, 1st.  she took up 240 tons of ore returning  on Sunday morning with 90 tons of  hay, oats, flour, and machinery. Sh*  left again before noon with 120 tons of  ore for Arrowhead. There are still  several car loads ou the dock waiting  to be taken up.  ROSSLAND.  AV. S. Jones will open an office as  customs broker.  Tramway affairs appear to he "quiet,  aud work is progressing.  The Cliff mine has purchased an air  drill from the Band Drill Co.  The Crown Point is working 20 meu  aud has nearly 1000 tons ready for  shipment.  The Homestake, which was recently  bonded by Arancouver capitalists has  commenced shipping.  The output ol! the Le Roi has now  reached 125 tons a day. It has been  over 100 ever since thc first of the year.  '������������������''Nothing definite- will be doue- r������bou.  tbe War Eagle Smelter until something  is decided about the routes of the various  raihvay schemes.  A petition is beiug prepared by Mr.  Boultbee for the incorporation of the  town in accordance, with tbe resolutions  passed at the meetings last week.  The ore now beiug shipped from the  Iron Mask contains, gold 2.5 ounces,  silver 4.5 ounces aud copper 9 per cent.  The O.K. ore has gold 3.8 ouuees, silver  15.2 ounces.  On the Centre Star crosscuts are being  pushed ahead from the main tunnel.  They have already developed a width of  70 teet iu the ore body. Reduction  works for this company will probably  be built.  The O. K. mine will put in a 10 stamp  mill in the spring. After many vicissi-  tudes~the~niain���������tunnel~is now-iu-seven*  feet of ore which gives every indication  of beiug a true contact vein.  Mr. Kirk, P. L. S., is preparing anew  map ot Rossland and the surrounding  claims. He has discovered, according to  the Rosslaud Miner, that P. J. Ritchie's  original survey of the townsite is considerably out. It is uot laid out on true  north and south lines as the law directs. '  Every week seems to increase the  value" of the Le Roi. At thc 350 foot  level they are in 15 feet of clean ore and  have not yet found the walls. -A new  double compartment shaft has been  commenced just to the eastofthe preseut  workings. When this is finished the  output mny reach 400 tous a day.  The following oflicers and board of  trustees of the Iron Mask Miniug Co.  have been elected in Spokane. President  John A. Finch. Vice-President, Patrick  Clark. Treasurer, Austin Corbin. F. E.  Lucas, Secretary. The board ot trustees  consists of these aud the following; A. 13.  Campbell, . A. M. Holter, and Peter  Larsen. This company together with  the Virginia aud Poorman is controlled  by the War Eaglo Co.  ���������, -IIDWAV.  ... Mr.' S. S. Fowler in the Advance,  combats Mr. Pellew Harvey's statement-that the ores of Fairview,  Boundary, Osoysoos and Vale are not  adapted to the smelting process, but  rather to amalgamation, chlorination  andcyaniding.  The Monarch has-been bonded to  the Montreal syndicate which is  represented by Mr. F. C. Innes of  Vancouver. The terms of the bond  are $1250 down and three equal instalments of ������3750 each on' -August 1,  November I, 1S96 aud January 1. 1897.  The Monarch was located in 1S93, lt  lies parallel to the Gold "Drop which is  already under bond tothe same syndicate. The Gold Drop is a .outh east  extension of the celebrated Snow-shoe  claim.  THE ALBERNI GOLD FIELD.  AiiBebki, B.C. Jan. 23.  To The Kditor of Tub Mi.nkk.  Having in the two previous letters  covered in a hasty manner the various  quartz interests in this section, we will  now glance at the placer and hydraulic ground. In point of age the  latter rank first by a number of years.  China Creek takes its name from the  fact that as far back as the sixties a  number of Chinamen were making a  living by sluicing and rocking the rim  gravel along the banks of the stream.  The few white men in the country at  that time took only a languid interest  in the matter and after a few feeble  attempts abandoned the creek.  . A few .years ago this ground was  again prospected, and its true value  ascertained, and the creek staked for  hydraulic purposes from end to end.  At first the relocators of this' abandoned ground received very little encouragement. Chinamen are all very  reticent about their gains, and no one  knew more than that, they had worked  the creek for a long- time and then  abandoned it. Gradually, howevet, as  the work of the new owners progressed  the evidences of value grew stronger  tmd more numerous. Companies were  formed and the greater part of last  year was spent in development work  on a large scale. None of the claims  are yet prepared to turn on *a head,  but at least two of them will do so in  ���������the spring.  The leading hydraulic leases are the  Cataract, Duke of York and Constance.  On the Cataract, lease a big dam has  been put in and the bed cleared for a  big.flume over a mile long. A sawmill  is in place on the claim and the construction of the flume will begin as  soon as the material is out. The ditch  will give a splendid head of water. A  penstock pipe and giant are ready on  the ground and this will probably be  the first company to move dirt.  The Duke of York lease lies just to  the northeast of the Cataract. The  company has had a gang of men at  work all summer and up to the end of  the year. The J work is practically  closed down now but will be resumed  in the spring.  Still further up the creek is the Constance lease. Several shafts have been  sunk to bed rock and considerable  other prospecting work done by the  company. These claims are in the  hands of men able to work them to a  finish. The past season's work has  shown them to be of far greater value  than was expected when operations  began. From bench to bedrock the  colors are found in every pan washed.  The gold is there and the problem of  how to get it will b������ solved in the next  six months.  Almost every stream.in this district  responds with colors to the pan test;  ��������� Down the canal, at Granite .creek, an  "at ternpt at'plaeer" work" was "made and  abandoned ou account of the mass of  boulders that line the creek from bank  to bed rock. A cheap and effective  means of handling these would, make  the ground very valuable.  Judging from present indications,  and the vast amount of ground yet  unprospected, the future of placer  mining in this section is assured. The  only point to be considered is the fact  that somewhat more than the ordinary  amount of capital will be required to  woi'k the ground*  Chek Chako.  .PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT.  DIVORCE IN B. C.  f-ome doubt has arisen as to whether  the Supreme Court of British Columbia  has the right t.o hear divorce cases or  not. The Chief Justice has brought the  matter to a head by refusing tD hear  motions in cases until it is r.eltled. The  following day however-Mr. Justice Drake  had no such scruples. 0He heard and j  settled the point  In answer to a question on January 31  as to what was going to be done to fill  the vacancy on the Supreme Court bench  caused by the retirement oJSir Hemy  Crease, and whether the new judge  when-appointed���������shall-be - required-to  reside in Vancouver, Mr. Eberts said  that Sir Henry's retirement only took  place ou the 20th.. and nothing had been  done yet.  Dr. RogerR presented petitions' for  a private bill for a railway to Cariboo.  In answer to questions it was stated  that $7,500 has been handed to Chief  Justice Davie on account of the Statutes  Revisions and he has made all necessary  disbursements out of this sum. The  total cost, of the revision is expected to  be $25,000.  The defalcations of the two Registrars  of the Supreme Court were; Falding  $1,416.27 aud Prevost $22,596.14. The  government was covered iu the latter  case by a policy in the guarantee company of North America for $1,500.  Mr. Kellie is asking: 1. How many  owners of mineral claims have paid into  the provincial treasury $100 in lieu of  performing the annual amount of assessment work required by the mineral act.  2. AA'hat amount has AVest Kootenay  contributed in lieu of assessment work.  AVhat is the total amount derived from  the above sources.  Hon. Col. Baker answered to' question  1, 5; to question 2, 8300; to question 3,  8500.  Mr. Kellie's bill respecting wages gives  employes a preferred claim for three  months' pay in case, of assignment,  liquidation or seizure, the act to be.  applicable whether " the [wages of the  persons employed be payable by the day,  week, job, piece or otherwise.  NELSON SCHOOL REPORT.  LOCAL   NEAVS.  The following is the report of Nelson  Public School for January 1890:' -  Number of boys enrolled 'during  mouth, 39; number of girls enrolled, 20;  total, 59.   Average daily attendance, 47.  Fifth Class���������Nelson Buchanan, Dick  McFarland, Percy Goepel, Clarence  Goepel.-- -        - -.  Fourth Class���������Allan McDonald, Leo  Buchanan, Oscar Robinson, Theo: Mnir.  Third Class���������Eva McKay, AVilmot  Steed, Marie Horton. Harry Farley.  Second Class���������Thos. Kinahan, Chester j  Hayward, Frances Etter, '       I  Jr.  Second   Class���������Ray   Ball,   Gertie I  Booth, AVillie Swannell, Burt Sinclair.      1  Primer II Class���������Percy Stucky, Otus:  Farley, Annie Sturgeon, Bertha Miller. '  Primer I Class���������Eruest- Kenahan,  Priscilla Baxendale, Percy Booth, Harry  Eperson.  N. Delmage, Teacher.  Mr. John Elliot returned from the  Coast on Thursday.  Andy Dolan is cutting ice ou the lower  bay.   He hopes to get about 600 tons.  A social entertainment took place last  night at the Presbyterian church. It  was very well attended and everyone  enjoyed themselves.     ><  A Provincial Mining Association has  been formed at Vancouver. The first  meeting is to be held here at Nelson on  April 7.  Five hundred tons of lime rock  have been shipped from the Blue Bell  to Pilot Bay and Nelson during the  month of January.  A. M. Johnston has. successfully passed  his final examination as a bhrristei anil  solicitor. On his return to Nelson he  will probably open un office and go into  business on his own account.  A few men are beginning to make  their way towards Slocan City, going  up the river trail. This may possibly  be the earliest spring sign of the rush  that is to come next summer.  The Mining and Scientific Journal of  San Francisco of February 1, contains a  long account and five views of the Hall  Mines AVire tramway. The views are  exceedingly well executed from photographs taken "by Neelands Bros, of  Nelson.  The time for mceiving suggestions  in The Miner Competition on the  amendment ofthe mining laws will  positively close on Saturday next loth.  Some have already been received and  we hope that our readers will show  their interest in the matter by sending  in a large number.  The three mile skating race for a purse  of 825 and the championship of British  Columbia came off at the skating rink  on Thursday evening. The hard frosts  of the preceeding nights had put the ice  into good oondition and considerable  interest was manifested in the race.  The competitors were H. Donough and  Sandy Mills. The former won easily.  The time was not a record.  There is a lumber famine in Nelson  at. present.. The place is growing and  would grow still faster if the people  could only get houses to live in. One  builder informs us that he is now  figuring on four dwelling houses but  does not know where to get the lumber. The smelter people also are  supposed to want a la-ge quantity. It  is not likely that this kind of want will  go begging for long, and we already  hear rumors of an enterprising firm  getting ready to till the requirements  of the place.  The Birthday party held in the Metho  dist church on AVednesday, evening  attained n-sucoess that was most gratifying to all concerned. The attendance  was good, the programme rather Hhort  but of excellent quality throughout, the  refreshments choice and the proceeds  (applied to liquidating balance due on  bell) $50. Of the items ou the programme  the male quartettes by Messrs. Hull,  Smith, J. E. Turner and AV. B. Shaw, the  solo by Miss Sansom and the recitation  by Miss Eva MacKay are worthy of  special mention.  AVe have received the first copy of  "Mining" a new journal published in  Spokane as the journal of the North wesi  Miniug Association. It contains several  interesting articles including the address  of Mr. J. B. Dennis president ot the  Association. Two of these specially  relate to British Columbia. The Slocau  Country bv C. F. Caldwell, and The  Auriferous Gravels of B. C. by J.M. B111-  Jton. AVe notice that, thepublication  commences with a "list "of officers and  committees of the Northwest Miniug  Association.J ��������� Of these officers there are  about 200, but there do not appear to  be any ordinary members. ., -,  KOOTENAY  DIVIDENDS.  The Le Roi Mining & Smelting Co  declared a dividend of 850,000 payable  on the 1st. iii st. equal to 10 cents a share.  This makes $75,000 paid within the past  few months. '  ANOTHER CARNIVAL.  A Long List of Numerous and Valuable I'rhe-.  On Thursday next the skating rink  will probably bo crowded with a dazzling  mob of queens nnd beggars and turks  and troubadours and mysterious fat  men and all the motley crowd that is  only too glad of the opportunity to  enjoy itself.  AA'ith customary liberality the  merchants and storekeepers of Nelson  have come forward and offered prizes for  various excellencies of "costume. Altogether there are 16 prizes, the list of  which with their-intentions will be duly  advertised by hand bills. These will be  distributed broad cast on Monday.  CHURCH NOTICES.  Sunday, February 9,  1S96.  Church of England. Services at  11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Holy Com-  uni.on after morning service.    .  Presbyterian Church. Services  ab 11 a. m. and 7 p. m. Sunday School  at 2.30. Prayer meeting Thursday evening at 8 p. * rn. Christian  Endeavoi Society meets every Monday  evening stt 8 o'clock. _*'    t,  Roman Catholic Church. Services  first and second Sundays of the month  at Nelson. Mass at 10.30. Vespers  at 7.30.  Methodist Church, Corner Silica  and Josephine Streets. Services at 11  a. m. and 7.30 p. in. Morning subject:  "Astonishing Doctrine." Evening subject: "Treasure Seeking," Sunday  School 2.30 p. m. Prayer meeting  on Friday eveuirig at 8 o'clock. Ep-  worth League of C. E. on Tuesday  evening at 8 o'clock.  NEWS OF   THE   WORLD.  Lasker has won the chess championship of the world.  Cuban insurgeuts are said to be without ammunition or provisions.  The Marquis of Salisbury is reported  to be suffering from over work.  Tlie Coronation of the Czar of Russia  is fixed to take place on May 12.*  Rt. Hon. C. E. Cbilders nu-mWrot  several Liberal Cubiuete is oe.id.  AV alter A. Jones who shot aud killed  Dr. C. A. Hughes at Wallace, Idaho, has  beeu indicted for murder. ���������  There have been terrific rains and  destructive hoods iu the Southern States  extending from Missouri to Texas.  Blue Books issued in London on the.  Armenian question,  put the number oC!.  victims in the recent massacres at <.KK> ���������  including those who died from starvation,' '  Germany, warns Venezuela tbat tl,t������  Monroe Doctrine may apply toterriton..L  aggression but cannot ne used as a b^s:  to the collection of a debt. ���������  Three horsemen rode' over tlie io*.  bridge at Niagara the other day; Thi ^ i*  the fir.t time for seven year's that tha  feat has been performed. _ n  The    Scotch    Oil    Combihe    whirls  attempted to buck the ^Standard Oil Co.  has gone to pieces involving its shii'rtt-    -  holders in a heavy loss und  the great:  American concern has won agaiu.  There is said to be an intrigue^ int  Berlin to depose Prince Hohaultiher  Chancellor of the Empire and to place*  Count Herbert Bismarck 'son of tli.o*  veteran statesman, in his position.     *:ii;   f>  AVhile playing in a theatre in Philn- "  delphia, James J. Corbet was knocki-d.  down stairs by a fireman. The .lire-  man had ordered the exchaiupion io.  stop smoking, whicii was prohibiud  by the rules of the theatre when the  trouble began. :: -  It has been discovered that;"': all  marriages celebrated in. Rhode Island .  during the last 50 years are illegal owing ^  to ���������clergymen'' having failed to renewv  their liceuses annually. A bill will lie  introduced to tlie legislature to validate ,  all such unions. ''''/  In Germany ministers are resigning  owing to the naval vote. Speaking of  the crisis the' London Times says, .  "Where everything depends on.,>.out>  sovereigns will, the exercise of which.is  not subjected to any known laws, it is  useless to attempt to forecast the future." :  All the lumber interests ou the Pacific  coast of tbe United States iaud British  Columbia have formed themselves ipto  a trust or combine representing a capital  of 870,000,000. lt is known' ns the  Central Lumber Company of Califoriiia.  All^-charters/of-'ve-sels- 'and-' sales--ot--  lumber must be affected, through this  trust. Its first action, has been to  advance the price by 82 per 1000.  It is confidently expected that at "the  opening of the Imperial Parliament a  surplus of ������1,0-0,000 ($-0,000,000) will  be announced. It is proposed to speud  this sum as follows: one foiuth on the  navy, one fourth to . equipping 'the  army with new munitions of war, one  fourth to public schools and i be -.'  remaining fourth to a reduction of  taxation in those agricultural districts  where the depression has beent-uiost  keenly felt.  The bill iutroduced by Seuator John L. ...  Wilson for opening the Colville reservation to minewl land locations was favorably reported from the committee on  Indian affairs and passed the.senate  last week.    The bill  provides that/ tho  miueral_ehtry__laws_of_t.he_United.States   shall applv to all mineral luud on the  Colville reservation, and a miner or  prospector will have the same priveleges  and rights in the matter as he would on  any land in the Union.  NEWS OF THE DOMINION-  Robert Bickerdyke has been elected  President of the "-Board of Trade, of  Montreal.  A little girl at Hamilton named Alice  Ellingsham was killed by being.struck  with a'snow ball. ,,  Private Hayhurst who won the  Queen's prize at- Bisley is a maker of  dental and- surgical instruments by  trade, Finding little occupation in  this line of business at Hamilton  where he resides, he was about to  return to his home in England whr*u  Col. Prior, Controller of Inland  Kevenue, fouud him a place in his  department.  It is now statedJon good authority  that Sir William Van Horne will not  resign the presidency of the C. P.' II.  until the roads earning capacity- is  made sure and the stockholders are  getting good interest on their investment.  The Liberal party, at Ottawa has  resolved unanimously to oppose  remedial legislation this session on the"  Manitoba school question.  THE UNITED STATES LOA'X.    -..  Applied for Five Times Over.'   OHcrs ofllalt  A Billion Dollars.  A month ago proposals were, invited  for a loan of one hundred million dollars  for 30 years at- _ per cent.  On AVednesday last the tenders were  opened at AVi-shingtou. There were 5640  bids'in all and the aggregate smu- 0jferi,,i  amounted to 8538.209,850. Beyond this-  there were bids for one hundred and  twenty million which are regarded ;;s  fakes.  Among the biggest bids were the"'  following; Robert E. Glendinning of  Philadelphia 8500,000 at 112.75. Albert  L. Jndson. S500.000 at 113.70. Joseph  Pulitzer (of the New York AArorld) 81,000-  000 at 114. J. Pierpoint Morgan, Harry  Fiske and the Deutscher Bank ot Berlin,  bid for the whole hundred million at  110.6773. Bids below 110 will probably  not be accepted. THE MINER,   NELSON;"-*!.. C, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY.8:1896  ���������_������������������  \  3-  1 , CHAPTER I.  DR. QLADE'S TBEATMKNT.  "Was that Miss Glade I saw driving  away as I came in?" asked Maj. Passmore,  removing his glasses.  "It was Dr. Glade." replied his sister.  "Doctor; fudge! The idea of calling a  young woman fresh from college a doctor."   ���������  Maj. Passmore was a tall, gray-haired  skeptic of sixty; his sister, Ruth, a shrinking little spinster of fifty.  "Well, what (lid she say? Is Connie any  better?" asked flie major, testily.  "Dr. Glade said she was making satisfactory progress "  ."Progress: Hum! It's my belief she's  getting weaker every day."  '.'Now, Roger, you know better."  ' "Now, Ruth, you will'pardon my blunt-  ness, but your simple'faith in this Miss  Glade is extremely childish."    ���������  ���������   ���������  "Dr. Glade lias done her good," said  Aunt Ruth-, assertively.  - "Not a bit. We have been at Hastings  now a mouth;' her ' cough has grown  worse, her cheeks paler, she's more languid and indifferent' aud her appetite is  entirely gone."  "It's taken time to comprehend her  case." ,  "Rubbish! Dr. Lance wood understood  her cwie, a'nd it's my opinion you made: a  grave mistake .when you left home and  took the case out of his hands."  "Dr. Lancewood did nothing to benefit  her; and, besides, he recommended Hastings."  "But not a female practitioner; who,  I'm convinced, is letting her drift into consumption. So I've sent for'Dr. Lance*  wood to come down."  "What will Dr. Glade think?"  "I don't care whut Miss Glade thinks.  Connie's life is in danger, and I sha'n't  put up.with this feminine nonsense'any'  .longer.' I wrote to him yesterday, and  asked him to wire when he could coiu'e  down."  '."Well, all I can say is, it's an insult to  Dr.. Glade. And if I were in her place, I  should throw up the "case,", said Miss Ruth  Passmore, indignantly, as she left the  room.  *' -Maj. Roger and Miss Ruth Passmore, of  Passmore, Grange, ..Hampshire, - were the  . guardians of their, niece, Miss . Constance  Passmore, who had been ailing since the  Christmas festivities.' ���������- Dr. Lnncuwood,  ' their local practitioner, had lieen unable  to discover anything seriously the matter  . with the young lady, so that when Aunt  Ruth suggested the month of March at  Hastings; he readily admitted it might do  her good. Constance Passmore was an  heiress; a romantic, fragile' blonde of  twenty, being somewhat delicate, she hud  been a petted ' child; and nothing thnt  wealth and devotion could procure had  been denied her as u girl. " ��������� ;���������  'When Dr. Helen Glade took her  case in  -handy-she _wasj.gr_n.iy_ perplexed- how_to-  pi-scrib. for tlie symptoms. Hut gradually  she began to sec'that.-it was an ailment  seldom  met  with   |ft  hospital  practice,  "On Christmas night, after having been  nil day very merry, facetious, and devoted, you found yourselves alone in the���������the  conservatory?"  "No, it was the library."  ' "Ah, the library.    "Yes, well?"  "I had been reading 'The Newcomes,'  and I asked him if he had ever read it.  "Wasn't it odd?"  "It was. So he asked you how you  liked Ethel Newcome?"  "Yes he did. How strangely you hit  upon things."  "And he compared you to Ethel (only  you were much prettier), antl said: "If  you could only love him as Ethel did  Clive, ho would be the happiest fellow in  the world.' "  "Why, Dr. Glade, how could you know  that?"  "Mere conjecture, my dear. But that  dear old 'Newcomes' is responsible for  many an ill-starred romance in real life.  And so you said you could, and you were  engaged."  "No."   Connie shook her head sadly.  "Then, what happened���������a quarrel?"  "Oh, no. AVhen AValter spoke to Uncle  Roger, he was in a great rage, and���������and  said he should never consent to it. Walter left the next day���������and"���������with a sob���������  "we have never seen each otlier since. And  uncle won't let me mention his name."  Dr. Glade regarded her a moment reflectively, and then said:  "AVhat is your cousin ?"  "A medical student at King's college,  London."  "His name is Walter���������er��������� ?"  "AValter Plyne. His mother was poor  mamma's sister. Mamma's relations are  all poor."  "Thank you, my dear, for your confidence. 1 cau now prescribe lor you, I  hope, with more success."  'ih- next day when she called, Dr.  Glade said to Aunt Ruth: "I should like  Miss Connie.to.drive with me this afternoon. I find she wants rousing, and her  mind diverting from the subject which I  believe you know is depressing her.".  "Yes, I know what you mean," said  Aunt Ruth; "I wish <-Ue could forget it."  "lam comparative.y at leisure from two  until four in the afternoon, and I shall he  glad of her company then:"  That afternoon Dr. Glade and her charming patient drove along the sea front1 in  her victoria. .For some time the girl did  not spontaneously respond to her companion's cheerful' conversation; but as they  were turning they met old Dr. AVrench  driving with his new assistant. As they  passedboth gentlemen raised their hats.  Connie eagerly grasped Dr. Glade's  hand, and asked: "AVho was that gentleman?"-  "Old Dr. Wrench and his assistant."  . "But  the  other ��������� it   is  AValter!" her  cheeks suddenly aglow with warm pink  tints. ��������� 1  . "Your Cousin AValter?"  "Yes.   Do you think he noticed nie?"  "Oh, he must have done so, for he didn't  notice me." >  "He looked pale, diln't he?"  "1 don't think so," said Dr. Glade, reflectively. ... '  "And his moustache has grown longer."  "Has he got one?   I didn't notice it."  "What a pity, for I should have been  awfully glad to hear of your success."  AValter reflected a moment (he knew  Uncle Roger had destroyed it) and then  remarked, as' if to change the subject:  "You have been ill, Connie?"  "Who told you?"  He smiled faintly as he replied: "My  medical training must have been remiss,  if I could not discover that without a  stethoscope."  "Do I look���������er���������so faded, Walter?"   ;'  "Oh no, not exactly faded; but something - like a budding rose deprived of the  "WHY, DK.  GLADE, WOW  COULD   VOtT KNOW  THAT?"  while the remedy was not to- lie  found in  . the  Pharinacopana.     She   prescrilied    a ,  mild tonic; and applied her owu   personal ;  sympathy until she had won the girl's con- |  ~fid-n.ee. '       " - '   I  The morning that Maj. Passmore had '.  - keen traducing her,   Dr. Glade had diag-'  nosed Connie's complaint and settled upon ���������  a decisive remedy. ,_    --        '  ��������� Dr. Helen Glade was a graceful, self-  reliant, pale-featured woman of twenty-  six, with dark, glossy hair brushed as  smoothly over.her brow as its rippling tendency would permit. She said to Connie,  on calling that morning:  "I think, iny dear,- I: fully comprehend  . your care now. tittle by little I have'  learned where you got the germs of the ���������  fever which is prostrating you."  "Where did I-get it?" asked the invalid,  languidly reclining on a couch.  "While decorating the   Christmas   t_.ee,  from your cousin."  -  "Oh, Dr. Gladel" rising on her elbow,  her transparent cheeks aflame.  "Pardon me, my dear, bnt a   physician  to he of any use to the patient must hare  .  her full confidence.    Did you not feel the  first symptoms then?"  "Yes, but more tke night after," shyly.  "Which was Christmas; there had 'beea  a family  party.     For three days Cousin  Walter had been very attentive.     Am I  right?"   '  Her patient nodded -Mint.  "on,   WE  KNOW EACH   OTH-lt ALREADY."  "Oh, yes, dark and curly. How long bM  he been with Dr. AVrench?"  "Only a short time, I believe."  "He must have obtained his degree."  "Certainly, or Dr. AVrench - would not  have engaged him."  "Oh, I'm so glad 1 For poor Walter has  had such a struggle���������it is so expensive-^,  nnd the examinations so difficult."  For-'the'-remainder-of_the"drive"Miss~  Connie's  animation  was in marked contrast with her lassitude earlier in the day.  The following afternoon, when Dr. Glade  culled, Aunt Ruth timorously said:  "Will you come into the library, Dr.  Glade? My brother wished to speak with  you about Connie." I  "Yes," said Uncle Roger,- when they  were ���������all three closeted together. "I���������I  wished to ask, Miss Glade, if you would  object to a -consultation regarding Connie's case, with our family physician?"  "Certainly not," replied Dr. Glade,  "but I really don't think it necessary."  "Possibly not," broke in Uncle Roger,  brusquely, "but for my own satisfaction, I  shoul<rprefer it."  "Oh, then by all means, let us have the  consultation���������for your own satisfaction"  replied'Dr. Glade,'with the faintest tone  of irony in this.last three words.  While driving that afternoon, Dr. Glade  callud at, thc hospital, and asked Connie to  go with her to thc children'sward, as there  were no infectious casus, and it mi^ht, interest her. To Connie's surprise, they.-  found Dr. Wrench's assistant there, ami,  to her still greater surprise, he came up  mid greeted Helen as if he had known he������  some time.  ���������'Permit me," said Dr. Glade, "to in-,  troduce you to a patient * of mine; Miss.  Passmore, this'is Dr. Plyne."  "Oh, we���������we know each other," stammered the young man.  "Ha! then it is all the bet:��������� \ Will you  kindly explain the ward to _'..-.s Passmore,.  while I transact a little business with the'  matron. I know you will excuse me, my  dear," with a knowing glance at Connie,  and then Dr. Glade hastened awav.  "I'M SO   GLAD TOU   HAVE   GOT YOUR DEGREE," SHE SAID.  sun's rays,", a simile nearer the truth than  he thought.  AVhen Dr. Glade presently joined them,  they were conversing without the slightest embarrassment. That afternoon, as  they were returning from their drive, the  doctor said to her patient:  "Well, my dear, how do you like my  new treatment?"  "Oh, Dr. Glade, did you know that Walter was here?"  "Possibly I did; what then?"  "Then you are a perfect dear of a physician. I.could hug you for it!" exclaimed  Connie rapturously. I  ' 'Not here in the carriage, ��������� dear. I know-  how you feel; for, as a Yankee friend of  mine would say: , 'I've been thar' myself!'  Au revoir un til to-morrow."  CHAPTER H.  THE DOCTOBS DISAGREE, AND THEN���������  When Dr. Lancewood assented to a consultation with Dr. Glade, he little knew  what a trial was in store for him.  Some years before he was a man of  thirty; a clever,. easy-going, prosperous  London medical coach; he fell desperately  in love with one of his pupils, a charming,  ambitious girlabout twenty. But through  her jealousy of another young lady pupil  they quarreled, and she had refused him.  Afterwards Dr. Lane .wood bought a good  practice in Hampshire, where he had .settled, and often felt the need of a helpmate,  ,1'or bachelor doctors are not favored by  prudish old maids cr anxious mammas  with growing daughters.  Aunt Ruth led Dr. Helen Glade to thc  library when she called the next day, and  introduced her to Dr. Lancewood. Instantly there was a mutual recognition  between the ex-coach and his former pupil,  but neither of them orally acknowledged  the fact, until Aunt Ruth closed the door  and left them, when Er. Lancewood asked,  with ill-concealed amusement:  "Did I understand Miss Passmore to say  Dr. Glade?'?  "You did, Dr. Lancewood," replied  Helen, with chilling politeness.  "Really, 1���������I am-sv .prised, Helen���������Miss  Glade���������that is, Dr. Glade."  "Why are you surprised?"  "I did not expect t" is���������I���������" He continued to look at her with an incredulous  smile, mingled with admiration for her  beauty, her self-pi isscssion and her professional style, which she assumed with elegance, it seemed to him.  0 ��������� "Did you not understand you were to  consult with a lady?" <������������������  "Yes, yes; hut I expected an older one  than you arey Helen.!' Then .was a tenderness in the'way he pronounced her name  that touched her, but she smothered it,aud  frigidly broke in wfth:  "Pardon me, I must ask you not to use  my Christian name."  "Oii, vesry well," he answered, reddening, "but I once.had the privileger-"*'  '.'Which you forfeited���������and therefore it  CHAPTER I.���������Continued.   '  The lovers were so completely surprised  and embarrassed, they stood speechless  for some moments, then thc girl said:  "How strange it seems,  AValter, to hear  you called Doctor Plvne.,"  l "Yes.   I���������I am hardly used to it mvsclf,  yet."  Then he lapsed into silence again, :and  she caught him furtively examining her  features, us she was trying to scan his.  "I am so glad, AVal���������Dr. Plyne���������you  have got your degree," she observed at  length.  "Oh, thank you. Connie. I thought you  would be, that is why I sent you word."  "Sent me word? I only learned of it  yesterday, from Dr. Glade." ,  "Didn't you receive the notice I sent you  from Kings?'-'  "No.   I received nothing."  "That is queer. It must have been lost  In the mails," he said, gravely.  is indelicate to assume it now."  "I never forfeited it, nor shall I ever  relinquish it���������in my own self-communion  with you���������as you were in the old days," he  replied with some feirvor.  "I-prefer not- to discuss follies of the  past," she said with'indifference. "Let us  confine ourselves to the consultation."  "As you please," he said with resignation. ,  "AVill you examine the patient?"  "I have already done so, last night."  "Done so!- Examined, my patient without my being: present!" exclaimed Helen,  astonished. '. '  "Excuse mm, my patient."  "Excuse ������_r, my patient. I must say I  never heard .of suich a breach of professional etU|������ette!" ���������  "What, nonsense! She was first tinder  my care/"  "Rut yt-������i: guvc her.up."  ��������� "Only temporarily."  "liven- ������_, you were not justified in niak  ing an -Xinniniition without my presence,"  she said, her eyes flashing angrily.  ������������������Hii,.l-*: AV'ell, upon my word, you're as  imperious as ever, Helen���������"  "Dr. LiHicewood, I must insist upon���������"  "My calling you doctor," he said, with  playful raillery. -__-.'.  "I should lie warranted in giving "up the'  case after that."- <��������� '  "Oh, pray don't! tor you're conducting the case very well, very well indeed." '  *- Helen was still more, indignant at this  patronizing .;compliment, and said, with  hauteur:  "I did nob ask for your opinion,' Dr.  Lancewood." _       ;"  "Then whut are we consulting for, Dr.  Glade?" with humorous twinkle in his  eyes. .  "Not for my satisfaction, I assure  you."  ' "But it is for mine, Helen���������er���������Dr.  Glade, for I never enjoyed a' consultatiou  more, I assure'you���������"  "Will j*ou oblige me'by confining your  observations to our patient." -  "Our patient is good; it's a slight concession, but 'twill serve.3'   .  "What have you to suggest about���������" ,  "Our patient?" he broke in, facetiously.  "As . you choose���������about Miss Connie  Passmore's illness?"  "Well. Dr. Glades to speak bluntly, there  are symptoms of tuberculosis."   .  "Oh! Oh, indeedl" cried Helen,  faintly  ironical.  ,.   "That you had discovered, I presume."  "No, I can't say I had."  "Eh?    You doit mean toaajqroadjp  ^pHjrJth ny oonol P-J-Bl"        ^   " (Coirnvu_k> Iikxt Wra-ey  Watches- Clocks and Jewelry  SDMI, RKIMIHKIt OK K.YCII It _ED.  SATISFACTION    GUARANTFFD.   11981  MIMM*.   U'EXTS.  VV. A. JOWETT  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKER  l>������lttl*i���������K und ��������� ��������� ���������  (.O-IMI-SIO* AGEST.  VICTORIA ST..      ti NELSON. B.C.  '-������14  W.PELLEWHARVEY.RG.S.  [Memo. N. Eng. Inst., M. & M. K.J  VAN-COTTVEK,    B_   C3.  .-K-tiiyH, Mill Text!* aiHl Analyses.  Siimplc-t l-fiite.l from  1 iiouimI to 1 Ion in wi'lgUI.  For particulars applylo E. A.POWYS fr CO.,  Local Agents, who will receive samples   (182)  E. A. POWYS 8l CO.  _srE3ii.so_sr. b. a.  Miniug Agents'.aud Sharebrokers,  Insurance, Real Estate, Commission  and Mining Machinery Agents.  __. Itegist'jr kept with full particulars of Claims.  SALES NEGOTIATED.     m  MAHON, McFAELAND,&  MAHON, L'D.  KKOKt'K*.  519 HastinssSt, VaBCoaver  Mining and Sharebrokers  Agents for Mining Machinery..  Dealers in  Mining and Industrial Stocks   and Shares  IM-ll'   ESTATE   ASI������    MIAS-.  Mahon, McFarland &  Mahon, L'd.  VANCOUVER.  (107)  OHABLES S. RASHDALL,  Mining Broker.  "ConvTeyancesr    DeedsT^and  Mining  Abstracts.  Complete lists of existingMining location?  NEW DENVEE. B. C.  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SOLE AGENTS FOR THE  CINNABAR  MINING  CO.'S  "Write for Quotations.  QUICKSILVER.  Cable Address. "Dunn."  e (133)  "^r^_._rsrooTJ^7'_B_R, _b. c.  ���������r���������"������HOLESALE ���������  VANCOUVER, B. C.  WE ARE AGENTS FOR  FIRTH'S -  STEEL,  Known Throughout the Whole World  AS THE BEST.  v  McLennan, McFeely & Co.  LIMIT---ID  Wholesale Hardware,   Iron,  Steel, Glass, Paints, Oils,  Stoves and Tinware,  122  CORDOVA   ST.,   VANCOUVER,   B. C.  WEITB FOE QUOTATIONS. U35  The CasseHGold Extracting Co.,Limited.  THE McAETHUE-FOKREST PROCESS (Cyanide.)  Piirtii������s having rebellious Gold and Silver Ores for treatment and want  ECONOMY combined with BIG EXTRACTIONS oC the precious metals  should send samples for mill tests and (runher enq-iiries as to full eostsof treatment to the Experimental Works of the Company; addressed  W.   PELLEW-HARVEY.   F.  C. S.  SXJFEEI-SrTE-STI.-E-SrT,  ���������VJ^.IsrCOT-J^r_E-_R.  _b.  a.  126  CO., LTD.  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL-S^$  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  A full stock of Drugs, Patent Medicines', Chemicals and Toilet  Articles, Wholesale and Retail. Goods Right. Prices  Right.    Prompt attention to,all orders.  the Mcdowell, atkins, watson, co.,  IO AND 12 CORDOVA STREET.���������: '���������" ^ " ^_  600 GRANVILLE STREET. VANHOI IWCD     D    />  417 HASTINGS STREET 127   VnnUUUVCnj   P������   W.  Uneasy Sleeps the Man Who  Has Not Got a Gale.���������Shakespere.  THE BEST MATTRASSES in the WORLD  GALE'S Wire Mattrasses, Orei Mattrasses,  Pillows. Combination Iron Mattrasses.  The above goods can be put up , in very small compass for packing and can  be obtained from Messrs. Gale's agents,     a  D. MCARTHUR & CO. Nelson,  and CAMPBELL   BROS.,   Rossland.  -or direct from George Gale.& Sons, Waterville, Que.  Iron and Wood Cot Beds for mining camps a specialty  Can be made to .weigh under 35 pounds. nfi0)  ! . SOLE AUEXT- FOR ���������  ! Bruuraiead -cl-Tordheimer PianoB.  Dixon, Borgeson & Co.'s Show Cases,  Self Opening Bags, Wrapping Paper ^ and  Twine-  is  52  CARPETS I HOUSE FURNISHINGS!  SNAPS:  BRUSSELS CARPETS at $1.00 FEB YARD.  TAPESTRY - - at 50 Cts. PER YARD.  UNIONS and WOOLS, 50 Cts. to $1.00 PER YARD.  Another lot of those 4 foot Curtain Poles with Erass Fixtures complete for 25c  Blanket* and Comforters.   Letter Orders Receive Prompt Attention.  SNAPS:  0PAQTTE WINDOW SHADES,   "  7x3 feet with Spring Roller for 50 Ct������.  Lace Curtains, 40 cts. up. -   - . Cheneille Portiers, $2.50 up.  Table Linen from 25 cts. per yard to $2. 50, with Napkins to match.  A full Line in Sheetings, Pillow Cottons, Etc. .'"  COIPIE!  & "X~OTJ__<TG-.  r>137 Cordova Street, Vancouver.       ������ THE MINER, NELSON, 13. C. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY' 8, 1896.  ���������fee  _L  %\xt Jftncr.  THE MINER is printed on Saturdays, and  will be mailed to any address in Canada or  the Uni'ed States, for one year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  CONTRAC7 ADVERTISEMENTS insertedat thc rate oi'$?per column inch, per  month.  TRANSIENT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rale of /J cents per nonpareil  line first insertion, audio cents per line for  each subsequent insertion. Advertisements  running Jor shorter periods than three  months are classed transient.  ALL COMMUNICATIONS to the Editor  must be accompanied by the name anil address of ihe writer, not necessarily for  publication, but as evidence of good'faith.  PRINTING turned out iii first-rate style ar  the shortest no/ice.  Address  Thc Miner Phinting a publishing Co  nelson.  b.c.  NOTICE  OF   REMOVAL.  Wc beg to inform tin* public t.bir  the offices of The Mi_*_ek h-ivc be'i:  removed from Jo**cpliin" Sii<���������*������"���������"_ to ll������>  Jowett Building mi Vicloi-isi Street.  THE SMELTING BONUS,  Tho marvellous liberality of the  Dominion Government in giving a  bonus for the amount of ore smelted  in rhe .country does not, work quite  fairly. Comparatively rich ore that  goes straight to the' furnace earns itt-  50 cents a ton. Bub poorer ore has  first to-be concentrated. The Bine  Bell ore for instance is concentrated  iri the ratio of 5 to 1 before it goes to  the roasters even. The 50 cents i<-  concentrated too. It. is only paid on  ore smelted, not on ore mined, so tin  Kootenay Mining & Smelting Co. only  gets ten cents a ton bonus on its ore.  Is not this something like one law for  the rich (ore) and another for tho pool'?  WANTED���������A BUILDING.  Recent entertainments that have  taken place in Nelson show that then-  are plenty ot good companies willing  to come to us if we had a building  suitable for them. Private and local  affairs are also begining to complain  of lack of accommodation. Thc Fire  Hall which is the- largest building in  the town has not ' seating capacity  enough for Nelson its she is today; and  the building is inconvenient and  unsuitable in other ways. Still it is  all that we have, and for a comparatively small expenditure could bo put  in something more like condition than  it is at present. " Wc are informed  that the sum of $250 would fix it up  well enough. This amount could  easily be raised by one or two entertainments. The public, would come  forward liberally provided the aifairs  ���������were managed by some one who would  use the money for the purpose for  which it was given and not lavish it as  if it was his own on a company ol  strolling players. The public is getting  a little tired of paying people who  never think of rendering an account of  their stewardship.  ORE SHIPMENTS.  The changed condition of affair, in  Kootenay necessitates a change in the  Driuted returns of ore shipped. ' We  believe that the prime object to be  obtained is to show* the world the  'amount of work that is actually being  done in the district. Sometime ag.< n  prominent man said ."We do not want  to know about your prospect**, w(  want to find out whut you have  actually done." A year ago I he h*-t or  ore shipped from the different mines  sufficed for this. Today it, is not  enough. With two smelters at work  and another one inst completed tho  matter becomes "more complicated.  We" have therefore determined t.o  arrange our list so as to show the  amount of ore espoited as well as the  amount treated in the country.��������� The  tables will also give the amount of  matte or bullion resulting from the  latt er. -  Until just lately shipments of or_  were confined tothe winter months,  and a return therefore intended to  show the product of a season had to  ignore the natural division of the year  and extend from summer to summer.  Prom now on ore is likely to be moving continuously so we have changed  our date to coincide with the calendar  and the season will commence with  the first of January.  The total shipments for last year  including the ore mined at the Blue.  Bell and treated at Pilot Bay amounted  to no less a quantity than 7S.O0O tons.  number the natives by many t housands.  Millions oi! foreign capital is invested  in the country, which'is also almost  entirely supported by the taxes paid-  by these foreign settlers. Clearly the  latter are entitled at least to proper  protection in their property. They  have simply made the. country., In  their present demands there.isnothing  unreasonable. At the same time  neither Ureal Britain nor the United  States quite see thoir way to dictating  the course to be pursued by the  Transvaal Government.  '  Diplomacy has as usual found ont a  way to solve the difficulty. . From.  Simons Bay all the way round to  Zanzibar, a matter of some 2,000 miles,  there is only one decent harbor. This  is Delagoa Bay at present in the hands  of the Portuguese. It is the key to  the whole interior, particularly tp the  Liunsvaal. The Portuguese do not  want it. Its possession is liable .to  bring them into undesired complications with other powers. They are  (���������radically bankrupt and fifty or sixty  iiillions of dollars would be of much  ���������JTi eater service to them than this little  posses--, ii in in "South East Africa.  Accordingly a few Englishmen are  ,'iiiting their hands into their pockets  .iinl the purchase will probably be  -hortly completed. Then we shall  uold the gates of the Transvaal and  under our shelter not only our own  sons but our American cousins and  everyone else can safely employ  themselves _ in the great African  Golconda.  MAKING FRIENDS.  There is little doubt that Mb. Joseph  \Jn.-Mi-EitL.ux is eminently the man  ���������if, the day. He has recently made a  great speech at Manchester which  loems with the noblest patriotism and  lhe finest possible sentiments of  international friendship. He commences by deprecating any war whatever, ��������� but especially war with the  United States. Me said: "I feel, so far  as I can speak for my countrymen,  that our pride in the race to which we  belong is a pride which includes every  English-speaking community in the  world. (Hear, hear.) We have a  domestic patriotism as Scotchmen or  as Englishmen or as Irishmen, or what  you >will. AVe have an Imperial  patriotism as citi-ens of the British  Umpire. But surely,' in addition to  that, we have also an Anglo-Saxon  patriotism which embraces within its  ample folds the whole of that great  race which' has done so much in every  branch of human effort, and above  all in that branch of human effort  which has produced free institutions  and free.communities."  Referring to Armenia aud to the  desire on the part of the Americans to  do something to help the distressed  Christians of that unhappy country,  he pointed out that, unaided, America  could do little 'or nothing. Any  attempt at isolated action on her part  would bring her in to contact with one  or more European powers, and he  invites her to join Great Britain in  remedying the abuses that exist under  the Tuikish rule. If ever there was a  case in which the strength of union  could make itself felt it wonld be here.  England and America could absolutely  dictate-not only to Turkey or one or  two minor powers; but to the great,  nations as well. Their power for good  would be incalculable." With such  meu as Cii.oibbuumn on one side and  Wolcott on the other not only is no  I'iTl.wr-^-o^lHi^readeli^b  large probability of an international  -igreement.  A SOLUTION OF TIIE DIFFICULTY.  Everyone is agreed that the Americans and English who own and control  all the great mines ofthe Transvaal  can no longer submit to the oppression  of the  Boers.    It was a difficult question to tackle.   The Boers were quite  justified in pointing out to all   who  came after the gold, that they were  not invited,  they came of their own i  accord and   therefore   ought not  to j  complaiu    of   their   treatment.     In:  ordinary    cases   nations   have   every '  right to manage their internal affairs '  how they like.    But this is not   an  ordinary case.    The  foreigners   out-1  NOTES. '  Our contemporary the Province is  opening the eyes of British Columbia  ,in 'the matter of high art printing.  The almanac which it has issued this  year-from its own presses is equal lo  anything that bas previously appeared  here. Another- contemporary" the  Trail -Creek News has issued an  exceedingly well'got up special number which it alleges was entirely  printed in its offices at Trail. Wc  were considerably surprised on opening a copy of. the - latter to see a  "Province" ' almanac fall out from  between its leaves. Does the Trail  Creek news advertise its opponents or  was this a dead gife away?  The Emperor, of Germany states his  intention of again risking the'Reichstag to support him in his design of  doubling the German navy. -If that  body lefuses, which it probably \vill  he will appeal to the nation. Now  the "nation is already groaning under  an enormous war vote. * The taxation  for all purposes amounts to ij>]5 a head  of the population, and it is not likely  that the people will put tip \vith any  further burdens. The peace establishment of Germany "amounts to more  than half a million men', while tlie war  footing is no less thanM-,(SCO,000. ��������� The  nation has to keep the half million  lusty warriors all the time and is  getting sick of it.  Sir Charles Topper is at once High  Commissioner in' England and Secretary of State in Canada. This is a  very good instance showing how these  haughty aristocrats of the East think  they c_.ii trample down all the conventions with which nations have found  il neefssary to surround themselves.  The High Co!tiims'"ion'ei- of Canada is  practically an amb;}s=adoi. In fact he  ranks at the British Court with the  ambassadors of Foreign Powers. _Now  Ihe very first thinf? that is nece.-sary  in an ambassador is that he should not  be a party politician. In the case of  the High Commissioner and the  Agents General of the great colonies  this is a most important point and yet  here is our High Commissioner occupying at the same time a highly impor- j  ant. party position and the eqitally  important non partisan position in  London.���������It-is impossible to fill the  two, properly, at the same time.    .*  A great many people in town li'eep  dogs. They keep them because tjhey  love l.hein. "'Thereason.why they love  them is riot easy" to see. The dogel are  dirty, Useless; ugly, badly bred and a  general...nuisance to everyone.- This  love of persons for objectionable dogs  it one of those mysteries like freight  rates and our postal arrangements  which- are so. constneted as to baffle  the keenest intellect. There is! no  harm'in-people keeping'dogs, but they  ought, really to keep theni arid [not  allow them to loaf about the streets  especially1 at" night when ' the' brutes  have.a habit ofJsitting up on their  tails and barking nt nothing. One dog  will commence this business until he  makes "another' deg on the other side  of the town answer him. Then .they,  begin to argue and other curs join in  until the whole place isa pandemonium.  This ;is of courso a matter of indifference to a man who sleeps as if he was  dead, but then theie are a great many-  people who-do not. Women and  invalids are not always .blest, with  profound -'slumber and they have a  right to be protected from the nuisance  caused "by other'" people's" ciirs.* Any  one is quite justified (morally) in getting up and.shooting these howling  curs.  JOHN  HIRSCH,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  .   . .0.tick:  NELSON   AND   ROSSLAND, B. 0.  140  MINING, MACHINERY!  FOR SALE.  .Two new English Portable Engines,  8 and 12 horsepower, wood burners.  One Stationary Engine and Boiler.'  One Engine, and   Boiler  for Steam  Launch.  Galvanized , Tanks,   Mining   Tools,  Steel, Iron, ,etc.  '  Delivered at Victoria on wharf.  Apply to HEISTERMAN & CO.,  75 Government St.,  Opp Bank of Montreal.   Victoria, B.C,  (179)  .  NELSON      HYDRAULIC       MINING  COMPANY, LIMITED.  NOTICE OF AIMOI B.MIEXT OF MEKTIXG.  rpiIK SI-J5CIAI.'GENERAL MEETING OK  JL tho Nelson Hydraulic Mining Company  (IjLinitc'l) summoned to bo held at the Cpm-  punv's ollice, in the Town of Nelson, B. C��������� on  the.T'.h day of February,-ai. the hour of lt  o'clock in the forenoon, has been ADJOURNED  until Friday next, llth insl., at the same time  and place. - Important meeting.  By Order, -  G. XV. RICHARDSON,  ' ' Secretary.  Nelson, B. C, Feb. 7. . (287)  ROYAL HOTEL,  Cor. Sliiuley ami Silica Streets  isTELSonsr. _b_ o.  Fittings and Furniture Entirely New  BEST'TABLE TIN TOWN.  c*  Give us a trial and   be   Convinced.  CHERBO & BOOTH.  [38.1]  HOTEL   SLOCAN,  KASLO.  TIIK   U-tltlM'   IIOISE IX   TIIK CITV.  Visitors to Kaslo and the  Slocan   will  will  fiud every accommodation.  EDWIN CUMMINGS,  (280) Proprietor  GrO TO  THE BON TON  FOE   _?_=._5.S_E_.  EASTERN OYSTERS  IN  ANY STYLE.  Open from 1 p. m. to 6 a- m.  MISS   JS/L.   _V_-    X.T_r_?1_?'"y,  l������ltO|*|tll'TKI_S������_.  SIMPSON - CO.  DEALERS IN  l_l_Qro_c_eries,i__._F_eed,__.__F_arm  Produce, Butter, Cheese,  Eggs and Poultry.  A Few Car Loads of  Timothy Hay for Sale.  __srELSoir_ _B_ o.  (52) SDU-SON A <'0���������   Fn.-.r'-lor *.  OYSTERS!  IN A LL   STYLES "  AT T. BOOTH'S  TROPICAL  FETJIT   STOEE,  BAKER STREET NELSON.  A Larao Slock ol" ril><_< and VAnurs.  BRANCH   HOUSE.  H. M. HEREIN& CO.  COMMISSION  MKItCIIAXTS.  DEALERS IN  CALUOKMA AXI> WASHIXtiTOX  FBI ITS AMI VKCETAJII.F.S  BITTKB,    FII'I'S   AMI   I'OI I.TK1",  HAY. <'ICAI.V, FLOlIt ailU .11 ILL FKE1I.  NELSON  B   C  {!&  JAMES    MOWAT,  CARPENTER and BUILDER,  NELSON", B- O-  I'lan3. Elevation* and Det-uls drawn to order.  Orders left at Turner 5c Kirkpatrick'^  Verne _ Str_ et, will receive prompt attention.  1 1261]  Page Ponsford Bros.  Hasting* Street, Vancouver, B. V.  DIRECT IMPORTERS OF. ALL HIGH-  CLASS ENGLISH MEN'S  FURNISHINGS  Such as Christy's Hats, Dents  & Fowne's Gloves, Dr. Jaeger s  Cartwright& Warner's Underwear, Scotch Rugs, Flannel,  Matting ..and Crepe..', Shirt  Trousers, etc., etc'  MAIL OKDKKS PKOMPTLV ATTENDED TO.  Notice of Application for Crown Grant.  TAKE Notice that Frank C. Loring has filed  the necessary'papers and mado application for a Crown Grant in favour of the mineral  claim "St. Elmo," situated in -the Trail  Creek Alining Division of thc District of "W est  Kootenay.  Adverse claimants,' if any, must. file their  objections 'with mo .within 150 days from the  date of the first appearance of this notice in the  British Columbia Gazette. ������������������  . N..FITZSTUBBS,  ' ���������   Government Agent.  Dated Nelson, Feb. 1, 1890.-" [285-8,2,6]  Levi Strauss'  Overalls.  A Large Im^  Goods   direct  from;, San Fi ancisco  just  received.' , .:��������� ;������������������- .,���������������������������_ ;:v" y-^V.^C.'  Blue Denim Overalls,. " ��������� . .,;'.. Blue Denimr-iPants,*  Engineers' Overalls,   .   ���������'..;;;��������� Blue Denim-!Jumpers,  .   Blue Denim Smocks, ..., Blanket. Lined ��������� Jackets,'  and the-Latest Thing Out _��������������������������� "V'";'-. ���������  NO.   2 CpMB.NATION COAT;  The only Store jn town x^flgy(a-V-pTill  Stock of these Unrivalled (joods.;..   ,  A. T. aARlI^^BAKEROT  .mi).:,-  B.m.������  1  Notice of Application for Crown Grant.  TAKE Notice that Oliver Bordau has filed  the necc-isary papers and made application for a Crown Grant in favour of the mineral  claim "Lily May" situated in the Trail Creek  Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Adverse claimants, if .any. must, lilc their objections with me within" 00 days from the date  of Hie first appearance of this notico in the  British Columbia Gazette.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Government Agent.  Dated Nelson B. (J., Feb. 3. 1896. -(2-6-8.-_.ti)  "VTOTICE is hereby given that application  -Cl will be made to the Legislative Asscmbly  of the Province of British Columbia at its next  sitting for an Act to amend "The Vernon and  Nelson Telephone Company's Act, 1801," i-o as  to enable the company to construct telephone  lincs'uny where on'lhe mainland of the province  and to amend the schedule to the said Act relating to the tariff or charges of thc said  Company.. l  WILSON, & CAMPBELL,  -   Solicitors for the Company.  Vancouver, Dec. 10, Wo: (255)  Notice ot Application for Liquor License.  We hereby give notice that thirty days after  this date t intend to make application for a  license to sell wines and liquors by retail at  tho ltoyal Hotel.  CHERBO & BOOTH.  Nelson. Jan, 21,1895. ":   (278)  Notice of Application for Liquor License-  The undersigned give notice tkat they in  tend applying to the Stipendiary Magistrate of  the District of West Kootenay  for a   retail  liquor license for their hotel at Sandon.  J, XV. SWITZEB,.  C, B. McCLUSLY.  .  Sandon, Jan. 18, 1896. (275)  Notice of Application for Liquor License.  I   hereby give notice that  thirty days from  this date 1 intend to apply to the Stipendiary  Magistrate for a license to sell liquor by retail  at my hotel, known as the Homo Restaurant.,  JOE STURGEON.  Jan. 4,18DG. (2������">  A GAR LOAD  ORE BAGS  JUST ARRIVED.  ������������������������������:������������������������   ' -  Write for Samples and PriGes.  NELSON^B.b.  m^^^^mmmm^m^^g^m  RiESTERER'S  BREWERY  MILL STREET,  . NELSON, B. O.   Notice of Application for Crown Grant."���������  TAKE NOTICE that T. J. Lcndrum, as  agent, for R. S. Howard and Louis Grune-  wald, has tiled the necessary papers and made  application for a Crown Grant in favour of the  mineral claim "Ohio.", situated in the Ainsworth Mining Division of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants, if any. must tilo 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, Jan. S, 1896. [21)8-11,1,0]  <;kbtiii���������Ati;-4    of   imv-kuvkukxt.  Is now able to supply the town and district .^ithj  ���������   a first-class quality of Draught a,nd Bottle ,.;V..;.  Draught Beer at 50c. per gallon.  Bottle Beer at $10 per Barrel.  OltMCIt- C'.IX |IK IKFT AT IHMIDI-S II.-I.E.KV.  Mill.   OKIII-KS   1-KtI.HI'H.V   A-TI'MHKII   TO.  93'  R. RIESTEBER, Pron.  WAGONS and  *     BQB-SI-ElBliS  -     ���������:     BEST CANADrAN7MAK*ESr ~T7~  For   Ore, Lumber and General Purpose,  ,i " *'���������-���������,       ...--���������'-. r  WI-ITE   FOE   PRICE   LIST   TO '    ���������   v.  E. g. prior &vca;.:U.  KAMLOOPS, <_B_   C.  .112  YOUKEK JOKE MINERAL CLAIM.,  Sri'.at-, ix tiik ahi-son Mining Division oi*  Wkst Kootknay Distiuct. WiiKKfc Lo-  catkd���������Toad Mountain,  TAKE NOTICK that- I, W." A. Jowett,  as agent for K. Mahon, free miner's  certificate No. al.UIII. intend, nixiy days  from thc dato hereof, to apply to the Uold  Cominishioner for a certilicate of inipi-o.u-  inents, for tlio purpose of obtaining a Crown  grant of the above claim.,.  And further take notice, that adverse-claim;,  must be sent to lhe Gold  Coininis.iioner and  action commenced before the issuance of such  Certilicate of Improvements.  .Dated this 2olh day of January, 18tW.  -  ������    ' ��������� XV. A. JOW'KTT,  (21C���������23, 11, 3) Agent for K. Million.  CUMBERLAND MINKIUL CLAIM.  Situate in the Nelson Mining Division of  Wkst Kootknay Distkict. Wiiekb Lo-  c.-Teo���������Toad Mountain.  rpAKK NOTICE that I. W. A. Jowett, as  I agent foi K. Mahon. free miiier'.s-certifl-  catc No. 51,931, intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to rhe Gold Commissioner for  a certilicate of improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a Crown Grant of theabovc claim.  And further take notice, that adverse claims  must be sent to the Gold Commissioner and  action commenced before the issuance of such  certilicate of improvements.  Dated this 25th day of January, 1890.  XV. A. JOWETT,  (___.���������!, 2, 0.) Agent for E. Mahon.  PARTIES CAN ALSO APPLY TO  A- B. GRAY, NELSON, KOOTENAY AGENT  -TO-  Hun ting, Survey, Prospecting  PARTIES AND OTHERS  ALBION IRON WORKS Co., LIMITEIi  _EJSrG-I_ISr_E]E!_RS_  IRON' FOUNDERS. BOILER _IAKEES. *      .      - "* *    '  MANUFACTURERS OF MA1UNE AND .     */ ...  LAND   ENGINES,   BOILERS,   ETC., " *  .'FISH CANNING   AND   MINING-       "."���������'������������������ \.     "  ... MACHINERY, H1DRAULIC GIANTS,    '  * *" * ���������- PIPES  AND SINKING   PUMPS   I OR  MINL'i?  French Eanges, Stoves, Grates, Etc.  SOLE  Af'I.M'S FOB HK.MtY   B.   *-> OltTIIIM'TOVS~ STEAM   I'l M1*S   A\I������  I.VUMtKOL:..������  BOCK 1IBII.I,   CO.\S STK.IM   BOCK  IIItll.LS.  No. 6 Chatham and 71 Store. Street  P. 0. DEAWER 12    -    VICTORIA, B. C.  ('-'05)  -TIIE   NEW.    FAST-  STEAM LAUNCH "FLIRT"  Can be CHARTERED by day or week  on reasonable terms. Otders sent  trough the pursers of the steamboats  Nelson or Ainsworth, with whom arrangements caube made, or by mail or  telegraph to C. W. Bask, Balfour, will  receive prompt attention      .    (19)  M. R. SMITH &f CO.  Biscuit Manufacturers.  "V^"_EtIT_E    ZrPOIR.   PEIOE   LIST.  VICTORIA        -        B. C. *221 THE MINER,  SATURDAY, NELSON, B. C.FEBUARY   8, 1896.  ������ ���������..  I  HINTS IX EEGABD TO TELLUEIDES.  Written by Dr. ��������� Richard Peaice,  manager Boston and Colorado Smelting" Company, in the Mining and  Scientific Press:  At the present time, owing to. the din"  covery of gold in Cripple Cr.ek in combination with telli.r.mii, prospector- are  . on lho sonrob for similar- conditious in  other districts, and ic has occurred to me  that a few hints in regard to tellurites  might be of some .value. .   .  Tellurides p-oper are rarely found to  exist near tbe t-iiifnceof loJes'that may  contain theni iii depth.- This is due to  the' fact that tellurium is susceptible to  oxidizing action iikt* iron pyrites and  other minerals when they are exposed to  weathering iufluence..  This weathering action, in the case of  tu.iurides, has the effect of converting the  tellurium into iin oxidized form,  which  ' Oorubines wiih  the" _xid������*  ot   iron   and  seldom shows any evidence of its exist  ' euoe, except in ra o ciises. when the ore is  exceedingly rich, nnd  then the oxide of  le.lurium ivpears as. a yellowish-brown  ;: stain on the rock.  The gold resulting from   the oxidising  change occurs as a brownish powder, and  does not possess the properties of gold  fouud  under < ther   conditions.   It has  iittle or no luster,   and  is   so  light' in  weight and   spongy....that   the  ordinary  process of panning fails iu most instances  to indicate its existence:   The ordinary  method of assay will, however, prove its  presence, and this should be done by some  iiBBayer who is. not only, qualified by ex-  , perience to make the. assay, but whose  ' honesty is beyond question.   Prospectors  will do well to give a. wide berth  to  the  quack assayer, who has some particular  method of bis own, or what he is  pleased  to call  a   "chemical   analysis"   process  whieh. be claims is the only true method  fo** determining the value of an oie.  ��������� These frauds nre scattered ali over the  country and are often the cause of no  . little, disappointment to the hone.t pros-  , pector. .It sometimes happens    that a  , prospector is so far away from a reliable  ; .assayer that it is impossible for him  to  ascertain whether the ore contains gold  or not when the presence of tellurium is  suspected.  - A very simple test,- requiring   no par-  . ticular .kill,'' cau be used to deter'miue  ��������� whether or not tellurium is present in an  oxidized foiin; for if it is:touhd that tellurium is present, it   is "pretty   safe   to  presume that gold accompanies it.   This  ' test, which I will give here, is one which  :I.recommended in a paper read before  . the Colorado Scientific Society some two  ��������� years ago, and was tbe   result  of  some  'investigations on oxidized Cripple Creek  ores.  Fifty grammes of the fine pulp ore. are  treated with dilute hydrochloric acid,  consisting of equal parts of acid and  water. The mixture is heated to boiling  and filtered, and co the filtrate is added a  solution of stannous chloride. . The te'-  lurium, if preseut, will immediately Le  'precipitated in a black Hoculent. form of  metallic tellurium; if its quantity is small  . it is best to heat the solution, which aids  the separation. It must, however,, be  remembered that this test is only applicable to of es which contain the tellurium  in an oxidized form, and is of uo value in  other eases. '  ' Below tbe water line the tellurites  proper occur, and in Ceipple Creek they  hre represented by theminerals sylvauite  aiid oalaverite. Sylvaihte is as white ahd  lustrous as pure silver, and .contains,  when pure,' about" twentyseven per cent  gold. Calaverite has a slight yellow appearance, resembling somewhat a pale  variety of iron * pyrites, and contains  ���������bout forty per cent of gold.  ������������������ -The'presence of tellurium does not' in  every ciise prove. the existence of gold,  but I think it may be said to be the rule  nt Cripple Creek.. Boulder county has  produced what is termed native tellurium  and telluride _f lead, altite,, which contains no gold whatever, and I have  known of tbe occurrence of telluride'' of  bismuth "(tetradymit'e) in Montana containing little or no gold, but these examples are rare.. The occurrence of fluorite  of a'purple or'amethystine color, ^so  characteristic of Cripple Creek ores,  may be .regarded as a favorable indication of the coexistence of tellurides.  This peculiar association is well -barked  in other districts, such as Boulder  county, Colorado, and in the tellurium  gold ores of South Dakota, so that it  indicates some" sort" of close- kinship  between,the two minerals, or rather  that tbey owe their existence to some  one common origin;  The distribution of tellurium is inii-  nately 11101-e extensive than is geuer-  ally supposed, but ils importance as a  mineralizer of gold   has not been  rec  WI__.CI_S.  The American Lino LSle-mier St.  Paul which went ashore near Long  Branch has been lightened and floated  off. She steamed quietlv tn New  York where it was found that she is  absolutely uninjured. The beach on  which she struck was smooth sand.  Thu salvage on her will be  enormous.  The British Ship Kilbrannan struck  on a reef olf Port Townsend on Wednesday last. She was inward bound  from Callao. She was bowling down  the Straits under full canvas before n  bright, Nor-AVester. The moment- she  struck all three masts went by the  board and the. ship was thrown" over  on to her starboard side. J.t.iii-Ls weie  made to launch the boats, but they  were immediately swamped hy the  seas that continued to break over the  unfortunate vessel. Tugs went out to  her assistance, but owing to the fury  ofthe waves were unable to approach  her. The latest information was that,  fears were entertained that she would  speedlygoto pieces and that .all on  board would be drowned.  (No. 180)  CERTIFICATE   OF    THE   REGISTRATION  OF  A FOREIGN ,  COMPANY.  'Companies  Act,"  Part  IV.,   and  Amending Acts.  "The Invicta Gold Mines I. Id" (Foreign)'  WEST   KOOTENAY   DISTRICT.  ALL  Leaseholds legally  PLACKlt CLAIMS   AND   MINING    ..���������    held in tho District  may be laid over from 15th October, 1895. to the  1st June, 1S!KJ.  NAPOLEON' FlTZSTUnUS,  Gold Commissioner.  Nel-on. 11. C. No\ . 23, 18!).;. (24S  NOTICE.  A   SITTING   OF THE COUNTY   COURT  of Kootenay will be holden al. Nelson on  Saturday, the 20th day of February; at Kaslo  on Tuesday, the 3rd day of March, and at R(M_-  land on Tuesday, the 10th clay of March. 18-S.  T. ]I. GIFFIN,  Registrar..  Nelson, B. C.,20th January, 1890. [2771  NOTICE.  Lease of TiMiiEie Limits. "West Kootenai".  SEALED TENDERS will be rc-cived by tlhuw  Hon. the Chief Commissioner of Land*,  and Works up to noon of Tuesday, 3rd Mareiii!  next, from persons desirous of leasing Lot D'l'..  Group 1, Kootenay District, containing LlHil"  acres, for the purpose of cutting timber'I here-''  from, subject io the provisions of the "Land  Act" and amendments thereto.  The limit is situated in Sproule Creek Valley,  about one mile north of tbe Kootenay Hive.,  below thc Columbia and Kootenay Railway-  Crossing.  The competitor oH'crin*; thc highest cas.l_  bonus will be entitled to a lease of tlie pr-mise.  for a term of twenty-one years.  Each tender must be accompanied by a certified bunk cheque to cover the cost of the survey, |870.50, the first year's rental, sJ21u.-U���������aii_:  the amount of .the bonus tendered. Thi.  cheques'will be at "once returned to unsuccessful competitors.  \V. S. GORE,  Deputy Commissioner of Lands nnd Works-.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C, Uth January, 1806. 27-)'.  "Knized to any great extent in connection with important gold deposits.  Careful inv-siij^ation has proved-its  existence in localities where its pies  ence had not hitherto been . suspected.  Recent examinations have shown that  the fcpld deposits of the so-called  Potsdam sandstone of South Dakota,  and that of the. famous Mercur mine  in Utah, owe their importance to the  gold in. combination with tellurium,  so that this element which, - until  recently, has been regarded as occur-  ��������� ring in few localities may claim a fur  more intitiiMe relationship with gold  .than was ever supposed.  WANTED  ..,:'������������������ Men   With  Money to  .  Come to   Nelson   and  '   "Make Money.  NELSON DIVISION OF WEST KOOTENAY '  .DISTRICT.  NOTICE  with  is hereby given, in accordance  __"���������! with the Statutes, that Provincial  Revenue Tax and all taxes levied under thw  "Assessment Act" arc now due for the yean-  1898. All the above-named taxes collectiblft) \  within the Nelson Division of West Kootenay,' j  are now payable at my office. !  Assessed! taxes are collectible at the follow- i|  ing rates, viz:   -  ��������� If-paid on, or beforc-the 30th-'-June,-180G:   . ���������   One-half ol one per cent, on real property  -   One-third   of one  per  cent,  on  personal!  property.  Two per cent, on  assessed value of wildl  land.  One-half of one per cent, on income.  - If paid after UOtli June. ,189t>���������  Two-thirds of one per cent, on real property.  ', One-half  of one   per  cent,    on  personaD  property.    .  Two- and one-half per   cent,  on asscssedl  value of wild land.  Three-fourths of one per cent, on income.  Provincial Kerenuk Tax, $3.00 per capita.  ���������- O. G. DENNIS,    .  ' "��������� .     Assessor'and Collector.  January 2, 1890.. t ��������� -    (2.9).   .  There   are openings   for commencing  Business or   for   Partnerships   in  .'several lines..  SAW M ILL BUSIN ESS.  IRON FOUNDRY AND  MACHINE BUSINESS.  SOAP MANUFACTORY,  :     STEAM LAUNDRY,  HARNESS MAKER,  ETC., ETC.. ETC.  Registered thc 13th day of January, 180G.  THEREBY CERTIFY that T have this day  . registered "The Invicta Gold Mines, Limited" (Foreign), under the "Companies' Act,"  Part IV., "Registration of Foreign Companies,"  ami amending Acts.  The head oflice of thc said Company is situated in England. ' '  Tho objects for which the Company, is established are :���������  (<j| To adopt, and carry into elleot, with such  modifications (if any) as may be agreed upon,  the agreements mentioned in article 3 of the  Company's Articles of Association:  (Al To acquire any gold mines, mining rights  and auriferous land in Hritisli Co'iimhia and  elsewhere, concessions, grants, decrees, rights,  powers, privileges or contracts from any company,'state, sovereign or authority which may  sceiii to the Company capnbleof oeing turned  to account, and to' work, develop, carry out.,  exercise, and turn to account the same :  (c) To search for. .prospect, examine, and explore any territories and places in Itritish  Columbia and elsewhere, and to employ and  equip expeditions, explorers, experts, and other  agents:  lit To locate or otherwise acquire any mining  claims, mines mining rights, and metalliferous  land in Hritisli Columbia, und to explore, work  develop, and turn to account, the same:  M To crush, win. get. quarry, smelt, calcine,  refine, dress, amalgamate, manipulate, and  prepare for market auriferous quartz and ore  and mineral substances of al) kinds, whether  auriferous or not, and to carry on any other  metallurgical operations which may seem conducive to anv of the Company's objects:  (/) To buy, sell, refine, and teal in bullion,  specie, coin, and precious metals:  li?] To acquire by grant, selection, purchase,  lease or otherwise, and develop the resources  of and turn to account, any lands and any rights  over or connected with land belonging to or in  which thc Company is interested, and in particular bv laying out townsiles and preparing  the same for building, letting on building lease  or agreement, advancing money to or entering  into contracts with builders, tenants, and others  clearing, draining, fencing, planting, cultivating, building, improving, farming, irrigating,  and by promoting immigration and the establishment of towns, villages, and settlements:  [A] To carry on business as merchants, storekeepers, miners, farmers, stockmen, graziers,  carriers, builders, and contractors, brickmakers  and all kinds of agency business, and any  other kind of business which seems calculated,  directly or indirectly, to further the working  nnd development of nny concessions, rights, or  property of the Company, or otherwise to  benefit the Company, and to undertake and  execute nny trusts the undertaking whereof  may "'cm desirable, and either gratuitously or  otherwise:  [/] To carry out, establish, construct, maintain, improve, manage, work, control, and  superintend any roads, ways, tramways, railways, bridges. reservoirs, watercourses,  wharves, ombanKincnts. telegraphs, telephones,  saw-mills, smelting and othor works, furnaces,  factories, warehouses, hotels, transport and  postal arrangements, stands, stores, shops,  stations, and other works and conveniences  for thc working and development rf any concession, rights, or property ofthe Company,  nnd to contribute to or assist in or contract for  the carrying out. 'establishment, construction;  maintenance, improvement. management,  working control, or superintendence of the  same:  [_/) To purchase, hire, or otherwise acquire,  use, maintain, sell, oxchangc. or otherwise  deal with or dispose of and turn to account all  plant, machinery, live and dead stock, implements, stores, and materials of every kind  requisite for any of the purposes of the Company, and to acquire by purchase, lease, or  otherwise, any lands oi"buildings, real or personal property, easements, rights or privcleges  whieh tho Company may think suitable or  convenient for any purposes of its business:   ������������������  1*1 To acquire and carry on all or any part of  the Business or property, and to undertake any  liabilitcs of any person, firm, association or  company possessed of property suitable for any  of the purposes of this Company, or carrying on  nny business which this Companyisauthor-  ized to carry on, or which can be conveniently  carried on in connection with' Ihe same, or  may i-com to thc Company calculated directly  or indirectly to benefit this Company, nnd as  the consideration for the same to pai cash or to  issup any shares, stocks, or obligations of the  Company, and to enter into working arrangements, contracts, and agreements with other  companies and persons:  1-1 To promote any other company or companies for the purpose of acquiring all or any  of the property or liabilities of this company,  or of advancing directly or indirectly the objects or interests thereof, and to purchase,  subscribe for, or otherwise acquire, and to  hold the shares, stock, or obligations in any  company, in the United Kingdom or elsewhere,  and upon a distribution of assets or division of  profits, to distribute such shares,, stocks, or  obligations amongst thc members of this Company in specie:  [������/.] Generally to distribute among thc  members any property of the Company in  specie:  [������] To borrow or raise money for any purposes of the Company, and for the purpose, of  securing the same and interest, or for any  other purpose, to mortgage or charge the  undertaking, or all or any part of the property- of-the-Company-p-csent-or.af ter acquired  or its uncalled capital, and to create, issue,  make, draw, accept, and negotiate perpetual  or redeemable debentures or debenture stock,  bills of exchange, promissory notes, or other  obligations or negotiable instruments:  [o] To selh let, develop, dispose of, or otherwise deal with the undertaking, or all or any-  part of the property of thc Company, upon any  tcrnis, with power to accept as the consideration any shares, stocks, or obligations of any  other company:  If] To pay out of the funds of the Company  all expenses of or incident to the formation,  registration, and advertising of thc Company,  and the issue of its capital, including brokerage  and commissions for obtaining applications  'for or placing shares, and to apply ut the cost  of the Company to Parliament, for any extension of the Company's powers:  ty]'To make donations to such persons and  in such cases, and either in money, or kind,  as may seem expedient:  x[r] To carry out all or any of the foregoing  objects as principals or agents, or in partnership or conjunction with any other person,  firm, association, or company, and in any part  ofthe world:  Is] To procure the Company to be registered  or recognized in any foreign country or place,  or in any colony or elsewhere:  [/) To do all-such other things as arc incidental or conducive to the attainment of the.  above objects. c  - The capital stock of the i-nid Company is  _C1.JO.000. divided into 100,000 shares of .-el each.  Given under my hand and seal of ollice, at  Victoria. Province of Hritisli Columbia, tl|is  ll'lli day of January, 1800. . . '  [I..S.J S. Y. WOOTTON,  (27!))  .    Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  S. S. Alberta  GOLD, SILVER and PLATED WARE  WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELRY,  KARN PIANOS, SEWING MACHINES  AND OPTICAL QOODS.  THE BEST OF EVERY LINE AT  JACOB DOVER'S, BAKER ST., NELSON.  (2.">3>  ;     WHY IS YODR SKIN SO ROUGH?    |  e Because you are using domestic soap instead of _5  ! THE BEST IMPORTED SOAP, |  \ which is Cheaper, because it 'Lasts Longer and ^t  : gives Better Satisfaction. _������  THREE CAKES FOR 50 CENTS _|  : of any of the following varieties at the Nelson 3  ! Drug Store: 3  OTTO OF BOSK,       WHITE KLVCKKIKK, .     .Ill SK IIKKK,        VIOLET, -~*  WILI������   KOSE, HELIOTROPE, WHITE CAKItOLIC, [_2  PEAKS'  IINSCESTEO, IIIITTEK-IILK. l>EKI'|i_HK������ PIIMKIE, -^  : COI.II -KK.-M itu-l f'LY.KKI-E. VLTI.EKIKE and ��������� I <_ li.MKEK, :___J  i And many other varieties of the Best English and __f  = American Toilet Soaps. Try them and be convinced. _ii  NELSON DRUG STORE.  247   __S  GILKER % WELLS.  MOEE   -N-ZETSKT   GOODS.  SUITS!  SEEGES,  CHEVOITS,  TWEEDS.  !PANTS  )  The Finest Goods and the Latest Styles.  A Special Line of Boys' Clothing.  SPECIAL  TO TH_B TDRAIDIE-  We hold the largest stock of Cigars in town. Our own  brands���������l,La Progression" and "Pride of the West"���������are  splendid value.    Call and Inspect.  GILKER & WELLS, NELSON AND PILOT BAY. ������  SPECIAL FOB  30 DAYS  Information'���������will be . cheerfully given  on application to  W. A. JOWETT,  VICTORIA ST., NELSON.  J-HJF**^-  WHOLE SOME  12  Oimce C;iu  Si-id tor 25  Cents.  Large*! Ilciiiuint  ���������" I'lUia-Ui.  LEAVK KASLO for Ainswortli, Pilot Bay and  * Xcl-on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday  ' at 8 n. in.: Tuesdays. Thursday and Fridays  LEA VK "NELSON for Pilot Buy* Ainsworth  and Kaslo Monday. "Wednesday Thursday  iind Saturday at 3 p. in.; Tuesday and Fri-  dayjit4p.ui.  Close connection N thus made between Lake  points and all outsoin^and incoming trains of  the C. P. li. at Nelson.  The steamer is nuwly equipped in every par  ticular. is lit throughout by electricity, and  contains bathroom and all modern conveniences  for the comfort of passengers.  The above schedule is in effect 16th Hay,  1895 subject to change.  *  SUIT ., TWEED, FROM $27.00 UP. .  SUITb, FANCY WORSTED, $35.00 UP  TROUSERS FROM $6.50 UP.   A LINE OF ENGLISH WHIPCORD, $10,  USUAL-PRICE-$13.-0VERC0A-TS IN  PROPORTION.^  FRED J. SQUIRE, Merchant Tailor.  COR. BAKER AND WARD STREETS.  90  CANADIAN PACIFIC KAIL WAY  -_-_STI-   SOO   PACIFIC   KOTJTE.  Easter. Points.  ai Quickest Route  . Pacific Coast ai  ,   St. Paul, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal,  St. Louis, Kansas City, Buffalo. New York,  BATES THE_LO"WB'sT. '  Greatest Variety ef Bootes, Bail ul Stealers.  Leaves   Nelson   Tuesdays and   Fridays   at   11.30  o'clock,    making   close  connections with Transcontinental trains at Revelstoke.  Before buying ticket elsewhere see or write nearest agent.  J.HAMILTON, H. id. MACIXKSELL, GEO. McL. BROWN,  - Afcent. Nelson.       Trav. FrRt. and Pas    Agt.. Nelson.      Dist. Pass. Agt."Vancouver  TEA!   TEA!   TEA!  "We know you have tried many times to bny-Gpqd  Tea and have failed again and again. Yon have  never tlried our Tea in  ONE  POUND  PACKETS.  We are modest and do not like to tell what the  G-overnor-General said in praise of the Tea at the  Phair Hotel.   It was ours.  Hudson's Bay Company,  Spokane Fails &  Northern R'y.  Nelson & Fort  Sheppard R?y.  AUBailto.iio_ie,fas_.  Daily (Except Sunday) Between Sponane  and Northport.  Tri-Weekly Between Northport and Nelson.  Leave 7.30 a.m. NELSON Arrive 6-15 p. ni.  Trains lenve Nelsou for Spoknne every  Monday, Wednesday and Friday, returning leave Spokane Tuesdays, Thdksdays  aud Satdkdays nt 7 a. m., and makin g  close connection by S.S. Nelson with al!  Kooteuay Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle River nud Bound-  ������ry Creek, connectatMarcus withstnge on  Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays n^d  Fridays.  Passengers for Trail Creek mine, connect nt Northport with stage Daily.  Kaslo   & Slocan   Eailway-  TIME CARD NO. I.  Going Wkst.            Daily  Going East  Leave 9.1)0 a. m.   Kaslo  Arrive 3.00 p.m  S.M u. ni.   South Fork  "     3.15 p.m  "     _>..I6'h. in.   Sproule's  "     2.15 p.m  it.ol ii, in.   W hitewater  2.00 p.m  " '10.0:'ii.ni.   Hear Luke  1.18 p.ijj  "     i.:wp.if5  .. "    10.18 a. in.   McGuiKan  '������   10.H0 a. in.   liailey's  "       1.21 p.m  "    10..J.I a. in.   Junction  "      1.12 p.m  Are.   10.50 a, in.   Sandon  Leave   1,00 p.m  Subject, to ehange without notice.  Kor   rates  and   information   I'Diilv  nf, th  Company's ofllces.  ItOHT. IRVING,    ,,       W. If  . McGRAW. "  ('-'(>������������������   Tiailic JliiiiiiKer.  Superintendent  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTENAY  STEAM   NAV.  (LIMITED)  TIME CARD No. 8.  In KHecl Monday, X������v. II, 1895.  CO  KKVKLSTOKE    1 <ll 1i-**l. iinur ������������������Anl.iii.p*  Leaves Wigwam for Nakusp and Hobson  Monday, and Thursduys nt 7 p. in.  Leaves Hobson for Nakusp, Wigwam and  Canadian Pacilic Railway points on Tuesdays  and .ndays at Op. in.  Connection is nmdo at. Robson with C. & K  ivy. for Nelson and with Str. "Lytton" for  ! rail Creek and Northport.  TK..1L t'K::--K>IM>BSO.\   KOIiTK.  .Steamer ���������'Lylloii."  Leaves Trail Croek for Robson on Tuesdays  and Fndaj s at 10 a. in.  Loaves Robson for'Trail Creek on Tuesdays  anil 1<ndays hi 1 p. m��������� conneets nt Robson  with fair '.'Niikusp'* forNaku<p and Revel  stoto and with C. & 1������. Ity. for Nelson and  Lake points.  ><MtTIIIM-KT Til tit 1'KKKK KOI TK  Simmer   "lylluii."    .  Leaves Trail Creek for Northport on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays  at j a.in. *  Leaves Northport for Trail Creek Monday.  ������A ednesdays,  Thursdays und Saturdays at I  Connects at, Northport with S.,1C. & N. Ry  for Spokane.  M'I.SO_'������.'>K.t-lO K������HTK.-*'*lr Srlson."  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo, Sundays at  4 p. in.. luesdays nt 5.30 p. in., Wednesdays a'_ '.'.:������ p. in., Thursdays at 5.30  P. m., I ndays at 2.30 p. m.. Saturdays at 5.30 p  in. Connecting on Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays with N. & *F. S. Ry. at Five Mile  Point for Kaslo and Lake points.  ��������� Leaves Kaslo for Nelson, Sundays at 8  p. in., Mondays nt 3 a. m��������� Wednesdays at 3 a. in., Thursdays at 8 a. ni.,  tridays at 3 a. in., Saturdays at 8 a. m.  Connecting on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Five Mile Point with N. & F. S. Ry.  for Spokane.  Connects    with   Columbia    &    Kootenay  Railway at Nelson for points north and south.  The right is reserved to change this schedule  at any tiinc.without notice.  For tickets, rates, etc., apply at Company's  ollice. Nelson. .._   T. Allan,  '-���������  Secretary.  J. W. Tkoup,  " Manager  , JAS. WAUGH  Purser.  GEO. F. HAYWARD  34       , u Master  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  (258)  M0RTHERN  IN    PACIFIC R, R.  R  S  Ptdlinan ���������'   ~  Sleeping Cars,  Elegant  Dining Cars,  Tourist'  leeping Cars.  r*  TO  [  /ST. I'Al'I,  _NI.-*,'-KAroL-������  niXIITH  FAKVO  GRAND    FORKS  l-COOKSTOX  WI-VNIPK*'  t'ELENA and  BUTTE  THROUGH   TICKETS  ���������TO-  CIIICAC*  WASIHXr'TO.V  -*iui_-i������t'LriiiA  -NEW YORK  Ito.STOX ami all  roinlM East, '  West aud South.  %  For information, time cards, maps and tickets  call on or -write  H. G. STIMMEL, '  T. P. Agent, Nelson, B.C.  F. D. GIBBS,     ���������  General Agent, Spokane, Wash.  er  A. D. CHARLTON,  Asst. Genl. Pass. Agent,-Portland. Oregon

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