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Array MiUUS IN KOOTENAY AEE  AMONtt THE K1CHEST IN  .     .       AMEEIOA.   ..  WiiA  dlRT  .vA_vyrt_5������-i'-.  THE OBES AKE HIGH-GKADE IN  ^" :ftM,\7k*mi ���������. GOLD, SILVER,'COPPEE  ���������      "���������;,-./rf  '   "'.   :    AND LEAD.:  Whole Number. 295.  Nelson,  British Columbia, Saturday, April   11,   1896.  Price., F1 ve Cents  METAL QUOTATIONS.  April���������  SlLVKH...  (Bar)  Lkad.  (Brokers' Prices.)  NKW YORK.  7 8 9      10  ...6-&....-31....681....-S'  ..SOO....200 2D0....290....290  .68  PRODUCE OF THE MINES.  RETURNS FOR 1������96 UP TO DATE  OBE TREATED IN KOOTENA_.-_  ai Nelson.- '���������*.]������>  At Pilot Buy _____ U073  OBE EXPOBTED.  From Slocan via Kaslo  4,316*1  * ���������    Slocan via Nakusp.. ���������  A������-';  Trail Creek mold, ore)  2,. Ill   -'."-8-1  Total Tons  2:,*601i  FKODUCU OF SMELTERS.  ���������    TONS  Nelson (Hall Mines) Matte.  Sl������>  Pilot Bay, silver lead bullion  Wi_  " '"__ .1140,1  ORE SHIPMENTS.  Beturn. Since Lasl Week.  VIA KASLO.  April 10- T0N3  Hiith toPuo-lo ���������....'      *������  Slocan Star to Pueblo      -w  Lucky Jim...- ������������������ r      ���������'"  VIA -lORTHl'OU.T..  War Eagle to East Helena    .43  VIA NAKU81*.  Slocan Star to Kansas City    160  Idalio _-���������  ��������� . ���������"     ; 413  MINING RECORDS.  MINING TRANSFERS.  (Where nd'consideration 'is named in transfers'  tbe nominal sum o($l is to be understood.) -  April 7-    ' '   "'���������  '  'Maii'de'/.���������E G Hoelzle to C H Wolf, i-7, SICKKJ  Maude S and Ben Has sen���������E G Hoelzle to C  H Wolf, 2-.'o in each, $100.  , Maude Sand Bon Hassen���������John Empey to  C H. Wolf. 3-5 in each, $1000.  April.-  -.Kumloops���������Jos Duhamcl to August Manan-  teau. , .:.���������',  March21-:       Gopher���������B C Rodd to J J Malone, \.  Kentucky Girl No' 2���������M W Bruner to C S  Pachard; 1-6. $130.  March 28-  Gopher-N Dcmors to J J Malone, 3-16, $1000.  April 4-  Dalhousic���������W J Darragli to Alexander McMillan, J.'JIOO. ' "  April 6���������  ,..  Garnet J, Black Diamond j; Queen of Cariboo  J, Ottawa J���������J L,Dayic_to_ME Allan.   JJKWDKNVEB.'  March 19���������  O K No 2���������P McDougall to Gus Johnson, \.  March 25-^-  Aberdeen���������F Anderson to John Cadden; _.  March 26-  Ratllor���������D Whitley to "W Anderson, \.  ROSSLAND.  iMarch 27-  Diamond���������Jamos Conan to J L Drumhellcr,  $1000.  ������������������ ��������� Good Friday���������Frank Hanna to his wife, all  risht, title und interest and in all other mineral  claims in which ho may have an interest, $20.  March 28���������  Atwood-Frank W Hunt to F.E Shaw. 1-6.  McArthur���������F W Hunt to F E Shaw, 1-6.  Sam Hayes���������F W Hunt to F E Shaw, 5-32.  Peak���������F W Hiint to V E Shaw. i.  '��������� _lri_7.1ey���������J F Ritchie transfers his right, title  and interest to Chas S Warren, $1,500.  March 30���������  ���������-Golden-Chariot-and-Great-Westcrn���������A������K������st-  Jackson to D I Burke,- John MBiirko and Jas  B Jones, under the Real Property. Conveyance  Act, $12,500.  Eldorado���������Geo McGaughey.to Wm Austin, i  Blue Elephant���������Martin Grace",   H M Mosely,  F G Weeks to E M Liljegram, 12-72. $750.  ' Big Trout���������Martin Grace  to Daniel Lautz,  1-12.  Bluo Elephant���������J M Akins to E J*T Liljegram,  ������7-0.  Young Prince���������A Lasslcy to J P Schultz.  Lookout���������Geo E Plunder to C R Lindwayi5-24  $500.  Cariboo���������Jos Fero t.o..T C and J DLoars.  Sunset No 3���������Jas Longley to John Travis.  Elizabeth���������John Hammer to John Laviguer,.  Aurora-A H McKay to F W Roll.  March 31-  Auripcr-Gilbert���������W A Ttnnkcn to V W Rolt.  Bald Ea.'ile-J as Burke to A A Harnett, i,8250  Flossie  L���������Harry S Jones to Cyrus  Happy,  trustee, $_M0 and 100.000 shares in corporation  to be formed.  April 1-  Didk-W H  hard, i.  Bannock���������Harry S Jones to  5-21.  Mammoth���������Frank X Gauthier to J A Bigelow, 3, $150.  0 and' O���������Wm" A Jowett to Clivo Phillips-  "Wooley. l-lli.  Shannon���������N F Johusonto R F Ticohurst and  C M Cowper-Coles J.  "Lono Star���������N F Johnson to RF Ticehurstnnd  C M Cowper-Coles.  April 2-  Chance���������O A Lowell to Geo E Pf under,$750.  ���������   Chance���������Geo E Pfunder to P  A Largey and  GeoHaldorn.   -  Little Chief���������Thos E Haley to Wm Newton, i  Lorroino���������L G Comstock to L M Johnson, i.  ���������NEW LOCATIONS.  Finlaison to Frederick J C out-  It F Ticehurst,  NELSON.  April t-  Little Chief���������Henry Smith, Toad Mountain-  Empire���������N Fitzstubbs, cast side' Lower Arrow Lake,  .Standby���������Julius   Peterson,������ Lower   Arrow  Lake.  Monte Christo���������D J Storwell.  Lucky Jack���������D J Sto'r wall;  "   Sunrise���������A Forslund.  April"��������� ,  Goodhope���������C A Sapandowski.  Fraction���������W C Cappock.  April8-!!-  Golden Queen���������T J Duncan, near Poorman.  Alberta��������� ft W Craig and F Adie.  Nester���������.Tos Campbell.  Carlyle-S It W Craig and F Adie.     .  Iona���������G McCormiek.  ,Star���������Neil McLeod and J Andrews.  /April 9���������  Crown���������S B Hendee..  Verga���������E P Lowe:  Synite���������EP Lowe.  Comet���������TW Spellman.  Genoa���������A Bostwick.  NAKUSP.  March 21-  GUroy���������Thos J Alexander and Kcnry Boss.  March 26���������  Surprise No 2���������John Worth.  April 2-  Tin Cup���������Wn_ Huston and "_*���������__ Kellih-f,.'  April 7���������  While Ton���������C A Sapandowski.  Red Rose���������J S Byron.  ���������NKW. DENVER.  March 27���������  Sunshine No 5���������M McLean, Ten Milo Crook.  March 30-  .Wolverine'"No 2���������Dan McDonald. Ton Mile  Creek.  March 31���������  American Eagle���������Chas Anderson, east sido of  Slocan Lake.    HOSSI.ANI).  March 27���������  Thc Lucky���������Wm Gibb.  March 30���������  White Eagle���������A Jassley.  Justice���������Join. Mcl.ieii.  St .Pfttriek���������C F Hoffman.  Monte Cristo���������M Chabinaux.  Utah Lode���������L G Comstock.  March 31��������� ��������� i  Mammoth���������F/X Gauthier.  ���������Bertha LoUo-A E White.  .Walter���������A M Syines.  Acme���������A A Drury.  April 1���������:  Townsite Fraction���������M E Runuhelmeycr.  liutterlly���������Jas Fielding,  "Valley���������Harry Fohlin.  ��������� Olivette���������Eustace Drum.  Black Rock���������Ed ward Kellcy.  Guy���������Jay Benn.  April 2���������  Nelson No 2���������l'hil Aspen wall.  Peurl���������US Askew.  Prince 'Albert-.-Thos Hare,  Kangaroo���������tt F-Tiecliurst. L"  Gorilla���������O Wynn-Johnson.  KASLO.  March 27���������  Kootenay King���������D It Young, Kootenny Lake  Hazel V���������C A Young, near Ainsworth.  Wartopo���������D F Strobeck, near Ainsworth.  March 28-  Laketa���������O C Lapp, near Crawford Buy.   ���������  Vanderbilt���������O C Lapp aud- W W Warner,  west shore'St Catharines Lake.  March 30��������� -    **  Scckka. Exchange and Pants���������Alex Limroth,  W Olsen and C Olsen.  March 31���������  Spring���������L Martin and C Nelson, Kaslo Creek  J Gould���������OCLapp.  Trojan���������Geo Coles, on Milford Creek,  March 31--  i Snow Bird���������C Nelson.  H E Adams���������W J Adams, on Jackson's trail.  April 1���������  No 3���������H Eggers, south of Pilot Bay.  April 2���������  Crown Prince���������I/Lewis, near Davie.  THE WEATHER.  The weather during the first part of  the week was cloudy, with occasional  slight squalls" of rain. These passed  away by the middle of the week and  Friday and Saturday were mild aiid  sunny:.  THEHMOMETEK.                     f   ���������  "      li            o0������          - 40������  ���������   '���������    11             54������             32������  These readings are taken at 9 a.'m, nnd consequently represent  the highest and lowest  temperature during the preceding 24 hours....  FROM VICTORIA.  The "Mining CIuus."<"'o_ thc Assessment Bill  us Amended.  Special Telegram to The Miner.        . ���������,.  Victoria, April 9th.���������The government has withdrawn the sale of hands  for school purposes bill and substituted  the land bill straight. This virtually  restores the system abolished in 1S92.  The miuing clause of the Assessment  Bill as now ameiided reads 1 per cent,  on assessed value. ' This to he assessed  on ore or mineral bearing substances  at the mine a. determined incase of  dispute, by a smelter reduction or  refinery returns. No ore is to be taxed  unless removed. The small debts bill  as^iritrodiiced--P-ovides__fci__il.e___.pa}___  lii.'nt  of   salaries   instead of fees   to  magistrates. ���������  *-' i.       -      .    ADVANCED LEAD DUTY.  NEWS OF THE CAMPS.  Treasury'Department Kulings on Lead Ore  Tonnage.  Spokane, April 7th.���������A new ruling  on lead oreduties .which will make a  considerable difference to many of the  mine owners of Kootenay has been  made by the Treasury Department.  The duty on lead ore is three-quarters of a cent, per pound Heretofore  this* has been considered to mean  three-quarters ' ot" a cent on the lead  that is contained in the ores, If the  ore runs GO per,.cent lead, duty was  paid on 00 per cent of the ton. But  tbe ^department has notilied the smelters that hereafter this will be construed to mean' three-quarters of a  cent for each pound of the gross ore  tonnage," if the lead in the ore is of  greater value than .the silver.  PUBLIC SCHOOL REP0BT.  The following is the report of the  "Nelson Public School March 1896:  Number of boys enrolled during month  43;, number oE girls enrolled during  month, 23; Total, 66; average daily  attendence, 50.. . ,  HONOB BOIiIi.  . Fifth . Class���������Percy Goepel, Nelson  Buchanan, Harriet McDonald, Etta Muir.  Fourth. Class���������Leo Buchanan, Ethel  Epersou, Theo. Muir, Millicent Sansom.  Tiiird Class���������Marie Horton, Eva McKay, Ivy Johnstone, Frances Sansom. -  Second Class���������Betty Johnstone, Victoria" Hodson, Roy Dali, Willie-V/anoell.  Primer II Cl_s<*���������Annie Sturgeon,  Percy Stucky, Bertha Miller. Otus Farley, i  Primer I Class���������Ernest Kinahan, Ruby  Buchmann, Percy Booth, Priseiila  Baxeudale.  Primer- I ��������� Class "(Junior)���������Charley  Motley, Winona Troup, John Nelson,  Louis Londin.  NAKUSP.  <v  The  mining record office  has been  innvwl  to the building on Broadway  formerly    occupied     by    the   Ledge  newspaper.  A large number of prospectors have  gone from here to the Needles on  Lower Arrow Lake the show having  left there sufficiently to admit of prospecting some distance from the shore.  Pete Genelle & Co. are running thier  sawmill full time, they have two  thousand ties to take out for the C. P.  R. upon which they are engaged, and  men are still taking out logs in the  bush.  Deputy sheriff Robinson, under .a  warrant, iri'Nault vs Inland Construction Co., offered for sale a building aud  2. carts,|the building was sold, but the  sale of the carts was adjourned until  May 5th, subject, however, ^to private  offers.  The wholesale firm of McMillian "-.  Hamilton of Vancouver and Nakusp  appear, from the quantity of goods  arriving and being snipped, toj-be doing  a flourishing business. We hope to  see tht-m demonstrate that Nakusp is  one of the most suitable points for a  wholesale house in West Kootenay. ���������  The owners of the Promestura  mineral claim at Cariboo creek have  commenced work again and che reports  from there are that the claim is improving, we may expect soon to hear  of ore oeing shipped, from there. If  smelter returns are equal to the assays  the Promestura will have a place  amongst the rich mines of Kootenay.  The boiler for the C. & K. S. N. Co's.  new boat was brought down by the  s.s. Nakusp on her last trip and is  today being taken on board. J. McCain in charge of the house work is  making good progress. Chief engineer Stephens and staff have a large  portion of machinery in place. The  caulking will be completed this week,  so that we may confidently expect to  have another boat plying on Arrow  lakes by the early part of May.  KASLO.  Mr, Proctor, of Balfour, is in town.  He has been visiting his property in  the dry ore belt.  The entertainment in aid of the funds  of the Methodist church, on Wednesday  last was a great success and by request  was repeated on Thursday. The church  benefitted to the extent of 860.  Mr. Hewitt Bostock, the Liberal  candidate for the Dominion House,,  has been here for two or three days.  Meetings of his supporters have been  held and local committees formed.'  Mr. Bostock leaves on Saturday; for  Ainsworth ahd Nelsbn. "'  Great changes are understood -to be1  taking place at the concentrator at Three  Forks. Capt. Moore is resigning the  management of the business. Mr. J. D.  Farrell lately divisional superintendent  ot the Great Northern went up from  Kaslo yesterday to take charge.  The frames for the new steamboat  to be built by the International Trading; Co. have arrived at Kaslo. Mr.  Alexander the manager of the company is expected here early next week,  when the building of the new boat will  be commenced.  riliOT    BAX.  Mrs. McLaughlin is now ready to show  tier patrons a complete stock of _ both  imported and domestic spring millinery.  She has secured tbe services of Miss  Johnson, of Spokane, to' attend to the  trimming. Spri.g suits and a������ti3tic  gowns will be a specialty of the es  establialiment *  The steamers Ainsworth and Kaslo  had a slight collision in the harbor here  yesterday. ��������� No damage was done.  ���������Capt. Allan-Lean,has a.cameraandjs.  delighting the hearts ot his lady friends  by taking very pretty pictures of them  aud their children.  Quite a number of the men have  brought their families to live here lately  and it will not be long before a school  will be in order.  The more ore is taken out of the Blue  Beil the more, is brought iu sight. It is  a whale of the largest kird. The grade  is also said to.be improving as the work  gets deeper.  ,. At the smelter everything is working  smoothly as usual. .About 100 meu aro  employed and bullion is being shipped  with great regularity. Mr. H. S. Mulli-  kea, the new superintendent, late of  Aurora, Illiuois, evidently thoroughly  knows his busiuess.  At the Blue Bell mine the work is proceeding very satisfactorily under the  superintendence ot Mr. J. H. Klock.  _" v. burleigh drills are doing good work.  About sixty men are employed and the  ��������� uitput is betweeu there and folic thousand tous a mouth.  "' There have been several claims  staked lately on Crawford Bay quite  close to here. The White Star, True  Blue and Blue Jacket are all quite close  to the water und the former shows a  ledge said to be 25 ft. wide, containing  copper and silvei. Work is to com-  mencedvion ic shortly if the assays to  be made are favorable.  $20,0-. worth of machinery the past  winter, and paid for over 2000 feet of  tunnel at a cost of about $50,000. Of  late the mine has been workod but  very little���������only in one drift, and one  raise since last. fall. The light operations are attributable : to the facts that  the company bas been .awaiting the  arrival of its machinery, and the difficulty of making ore shipments over  the wagon road out of the camp.  SLOOAN.  A gang of men are at work on the Two  Friends on Springer creek.  Two feet of clean ore is said to have  been recently struck in the lower tuonel  of tbe Enterprise.  A car load of ore is ready for shipment  at tbe Howard Fraction located on the  north fork of Lemon creek. Seven men  are working on the claim which is showing up better every day.  The town of Cody on the south fork  of Carpenter creek is beginning to stir  a bit of late. Lots have been placed  on the market and several buildings  are in course of erection.  Mr. R. J. McPhree, late.foreman of  the Blue Bell, has resigned that position in order to take a trip to Idaho.  He will probably leturn iu a few  months.  TBAIIi.  The new ferry boat to cross the  Columbia at this point is a pronounced  success.  The engine aud some of the cars for  the Trail Creek Tramway Co. have been  delivered and are already at work. It is  expected that the road will be ready for  freight and passengers not later than  May 10th.  For three months work Postmaste  Brown has received the niagnifi.ent  salary of $7.75. Mr. Brown has not  yet decided whether to buy the Le Roi  or start another smelter but he admits  that so much money .tor so little work  is liable to make a man feel uppish.  at  BOSSLAND.  A five drill compressor plant for the  Josie Mining" Company is. now at  Waneta and will be moved up as soon  as possible.  The latest- news is to the effect that  the Le Hoi dividend recently uejpided  on has been side tracked and will not  be p-issed until next month.  The Rossland Gold Mining Company  AINSWORTH.  Mr. Hedley, late superintendent  Pilot'Bay, is in town.  The contract for the Highlander  tunnel is finished, they are in between  600 and 700 feet.  Clark and Van Hook have a bond and  lease on the Tai iff. They are taking out  ore and will ship next week.  J. E. Boss got an extension of time,  on his bond on the United group, in  which to commence work.  About 125 tons of ore a week from  the Skyline is being shipped to Pilot  Bay.   They have 8 men working.   '  The..Canadian Pacific Mining-Co. fire  putting in a' Hume on Woodbury creek  to bring* water down to run the Burleigh  drill.  : The gold excitement has fizzled out-  It was caused by the necessity of having a drain made to take off the water-,|  which was spoiling the street. ,  Little Phil-Tom McGovern and his  brother Phil are working steadily and  taking out some good ore. Two men  are working on the Black Diamond.  Alex Prittie, while loading ore from  Skyline mine on the scow.fell and severely  huri his arm. He is under the doctor's  care at Piiot Bay.  Neelauds, the photographer of Nelson,  has beeu up at No. 1 mine taking views  ot various tunnels. =��������� The mine never  looked half as good as it does at preseut.  No real estate is changing hands at  .pr.esent_and___nUl_tJi^roads_inipi,qve  there will be no more ore shipped from  the.mines, The outlook for the camp  this summer is very good.  No. ,1 mine is looking well, they are  working 12 men, the new piping has  arrived for .running the water to the  concentrator "and will be taken up to  .the mine as soon- as the roads are  better.  . While congress is thinking about  adopting the .metric "system of weights  aud measures, a New York man has  started a new scheme of simplicity. He  proposes .to divide the year in thirteeu  mouths, twelve of twenty-eight" days,  the last of twenty-uiue. For example, if  Jaunary began on Sunday, each month  ot the year would begin on Sunday. It  ia claimed this'pluu wonld save much  confusion and enable people to reckon  dates with the greatest ease. "*  MAIL SERVICE.  LOCAL N������WS.  Nelson-Kaslo ltome.  OUTGOING MAIIj.  Monday  Str.. Alberta;  2.30 p.m"  Tuesday  "   Ainsworth  8.30 a.m  Wednesday  "   Nelson  5.    p.m  Thursday  ''   Aiusworth  8.30 a.m  Friday  "   Alberta"  3.     p.m.  Saturday  "   Ainsworth  8.30 a.m.  ���������    RECEIVED AT -*ELSO-  T.  Monday  per        Str."  Ainsworth  Tuesday  <i           (i  Alberta  Wednesday  it            i.  Ainsworth  Thursday  ii -���������'���������.,'- ��������� ��������� ii  Nelson  Friday  i...          **  Ainsworth  Saturday  **-.         **  Nelson  CHURCH NOTICES.  ,  Suxday, April 12, 18fX5.  Methodist Church,   Corner Silica  and   Josephine  Streets.  *  Services  at  wirtTheadoffi-ey'-rs^^ m,V,an,d  7Vi������ ft-tT,, -JJorninK  incorporated to do business both in the i subject: ''Back to the Bihle.    Evening  United State   and  British Columbia  The capital stock is placed at $5-0,-00.  with shares nonassessable at $1 each.  The Sbojiid of directors who will manage the business until the first election  are Cvrns Happy, F. E. Langford,  Harry L. Rodger. Lucius G. Nash,  William A. Stephens, W. G. Tanner  and F. P. Smith.  The War Eagle declared another  dividend this week amounting to  S2*i,000,'or 5 cents a share. Within 13  months  this mine h:is paid $157,5U0 in  dividends, and in addition has bought | at 7.30.  subject:    '-Christianity   Triumphant,  Prayer meeting on Friday evening at  So'clock. Epworth League E. of C. on  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock.  PRE-.BYTKRIAN Church. Services at  11 a. m. and 7.30 p. in. Sunday School  at 2.30. Prayer meeting Thursday evening at S p. m. ��������� Christian  EndeavoL Society meets every Monday  evening at 8 o'clock.  Komax Catholic Church. Services  first and second Sundays of the month  at   Nelson.    Mass   a.t  10.30.   Vespers  11. K. liedley, paid Nelson a visit this  week. , ,  A. T..Garland, Kaslo, took a run down |  to Nelson this week. j  Fred Irvine has returned from'an ex-|  tensive busiuess trip to the east. * I  The. new spire of the Presbyterian ',  church is rapidly nearinc completion.       j  Mr. R. E. Lemon, geuar.il merchant i  has made an n.siciiment iu favor -f his (  creditors to C. E. Seeley. .  Mr. Mosher, who is interested' in the!  No. 1 Mine is in Nelson today. 'He I  leaves on Monday for New York. ��������� j  T. G.Blackstock, of Toronto, is iu Nel-'  son looking after the completion of somu j  extensive mining negotiations.  The smelt er is closed' down this week  Cor some minor repairs and chunges. It  will blow in again iri about a week.  , G. M. Gouyard, Puget Sound Eed.uc-  tion works Everett, is iu town aud leaves  on Monday for Spokane.  Manager G. V. Holt, of the Bank of  B. C, left for California ��������� this week to  spend his spririg holidays. ' He' expects  to cultivate the balmy orange groves for  about six-weeks.  Mr. H. Stutter, has recently joined, the  ranks of Nelson's Business men. He has  purchased the .Tropical Fruit Store, and  will restock it with a first cla_s liue of  fruits, c.ufeetiouery etc.  Messrs, ' Humer & Martiu, of the  Vienna Bakery propose"to open a' res-  turant in connection with their ��������� other  businesss. They will serve the best iu  the market at all hours.  ���������The Easter Vestry meeting of tbe  Church of England will be held oh  Wednesday, April loth at 8 p.- m., iu the  mission, for the .usual Easter business.  All parishioners invited.:.There .-will be no  services on Sunday next.  The steamer "Nelson" will leave Nelson  and all other Kootenay. Lake points en  Monday morning, .April '13th for Davie,  Goat Kiver aud other way points, Rykert's and Bonner's Ferry, returning  next day. Steamer'-will leave city wharf  at 7.30 a.m. . . .    '  ��������� Mr. F. Steele, of the firm of Steele &  Co., artists and photographers, Winnipeg, is in Nelson adding to his collection  of picturesque Kootenay views. Mr.  Steele proposes.to return, to Nelson ��������� for  the purpose of opening a.branch office a  little later, iu the season.  An excursion.party left Winnipeg en  route to the Kootenay Country on "Tuesday evehiug. ' If not "lost iu amazement" they should be here Monday.  The party'is travelling via the 0. P. .11.  and before returning will thoroughly  take in "the land of precious metals.".  SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHED.  The  New   Steamer'   Kokanee   "Takes  Water" for tlie First Time.  ' The C. & K. S. N. Co's. new steamer  Kokanee no longer perches high on tlie  shore pining for her native element, tn  all the bravery of flying colors, trim and  coy, the debuatante took her first plunge  into the blue waves last Tuesday afternoon.  Long before the hour appointed for the  .launching crowds made their way down  the railroad track toward' the ways.  Then came the steamer Nelsoc, loaded  down with spectators, aud herself gaily  decked in holiday-finery to welcome the  sister craft. For a time the qrowd_ovcr-^  ran the new boat admiring lier fine~l"n"_-~  and -��������� handsome appointments. Then  ctime the "knocking away of shores and  spars," and' slowly at first but fiually  with a bound she plunged into the water.  The traditional bottle of champagne  crashed in . the hands of Mrs. Troup, a  roar from, the steam whistle of tu������  Nelsou, answering shrieks from the  smelter whistle, a round of mingled  cheers from land and water aud the  Kokanee is launched aud christened.  Tlie Nelson ran alongside aud made  fast so that all might again have an'  opportunity to walk over and admire the  trim'-little craft. -  It is doubtful if a more graceful or  better appointed boat can ."be found in  British Columbia. She was designed by  Capt. Troup and built under the superintendence of Thos. ,T. P>ulger,"of Portland, John McCain acted as-foreman  jciner, aud the painting and 'interior  decorations wero under the care of A. L.  Johnson, -"rom lirst to last these gentlemen, aud all concerned iii her const, notion have exccll-*iit reasons to be proud  of their handiwork.  . The work of completing the boat and  placing tne machinery will- bo pushed aa  rapidly as possible and by May 1st the  Kokanee will probably be iu condition to  take up the Kaslo run. ���������   ,  -" DAILY TKAIN SERVICE  train daily to Nelson, .15. C and return  That is, a passenger train will leave this  city about the same time as uow and run  through to Nelson without, chaugu of  cars. Another passenger train will leave  Nelson daily for Spokane arriviug%������ro  about 4- o'clock iu the afternoon. This  change has not been definitely decided  on but I think su.ii a change will go in  effect over the Spokane it Northern bv  May 1st"  This improvement in tho service will be  good news to the mining country ui>  north, as , it will be ot great benilit to ;t  as well as to this city. As it now is, tl.e  train only-runs to Nelsou tine, days in  the. week. With the new i-c.vice it will  givo the traveling-public n daily train tithe entire mining country up uortli  instead of as uow giving atri-w*eekly  service. ' '     '.      '  Birth���������At Kaslo, ou the 8th inst., the  wife of J. AV. COckle, of a daughter.  NEWS OF THE WEEK.  Items ot Interest "Froni Many Quarters.  Promised in the Near Future 'by the N. &  ���������=    F- S- E, E.  A representative of the Spokane  Chronicle, this-week called upon Austin  Corbin, 2nd geueral manager of - the  Spokane & Northern and'put the query:  "Is there auy movement under.consideration by the ��������� Spokane &. Northern  along the lines being adopted by the  other roads, iu the changing of time  schedules and a-- geueral impiovemeiit of  the service..''  - "Yes, we are considering something to  that efFect," replied Mr. Corbin. "In fact  we have had such an object in view for ,  some time past and have only been wait-'  ing) until the time should arrive'when  the business of the road would warraut  u.. in making the contemplated imporre-  m.nt in the service.' We think now that  such timt is vapidly approaching and the  Spokane & Northern is preparing' to  rc-|)"t:d to the demands of its pal ions.  "The improvement' in Ihe service that  we have in view is to put on a through.  London, April 7.���������A despatch from  Caracas says a friendly settlement of tho  Venezuelan -question is certain. . Ti<:  Times says,''It* this is true, Lord Salisbury's successful arbitration proposal-  leave Great Britain nothing to .regret."  St.  Louis,  April 8.���������A. special   frcm-  Hot Springs, Ark. says:  ,A glove contest took place tonight bu-  tween Jack McAulifi'e, the'champion  lightweight,' aud Harry Pigeon," champion light'weight of- Canada:, The contest was declared a draw at,the end' of  tlie _0th. round. '    '  ��������� Loudon, April 5,���������The Home,correspondent of the Daily News says: lt is  believed the Dervishes lost 5,000 dead,"  wounded.and prisoners in, the eiigage-i  ment at Mount Moeiau. on April 2, with  an Italian native battalion, reinforced by  Col Stevani, from Kassala. The. .com---  pondent adds: "Gen.Ualdissera informs  the government that he is almost sure he  will be able to relieve Adigrat." .  San Francisco, April i.   The greatest  strike made in a gold mine-.in California  for years is reported to have >been mado ���������  in the Rawhide mine in Toulumn'e conn-'  ty recently. ��������� A pocket is to have been -  touud at the 930 foot level, the exieut of  which is   not   known,   which- contains  uearlv. free   gold.     The   samples-assnv,,,  from 315,000 lo 820,000 a tou.   It is said  that the ore iu sight contains 8600,000.-  Washington. April 7.���������Thc House" of  Representatives adopted the conference,  report on the .Cuban resolution today,  recognizing the revolutionists as belligerents by a vote of 24_ to 27. In the war  existing between Spain ahd the' proclaimed government of Cuba, the United  States shall offer its friendly "otli'.'es to  the President of the Spanish Government fora peaceful settlement.  ' "Wilbur, April 7.'-'-A'big'-stamp.de for  the reservation from this place began today as soou as Judge Uauford's decision  was learned in the case of Collins vs. Indian Agent Bubb.  The south halt of the reservation being  only 12 miles from this place locations  will at once be made along the Sans Poil  river, as it has .-been no secret for some  time thtit'some of. the richest placer  ground in the northwest'lies along, this  river. , ���������  Portland, Or., April 8.���������There is a rumor current here tonight that five meu  have beeu killed-at Astoria as a result of  the trouble which has arisen between the  cannery men and the fishermen's union  which is holding out for 5c. .per, fish -i\a  against the canneries' offer of. 4c. ���������  ,   Seattle, Wash., April S.���������A detail ot 40 .  men  from  the  three companies  of  the  National Guard of Washington has  beeu'  ordered by,Governor McGraw to the Co-  lumbia'riverrwher'etroubieis threatened-  between the cannerymen and fishermen.  "Madrid^ April 8.���������The students and  members of the national party here are  reported to be organizing demonstrations  against the United States, iu view of the'  recent vote ot congress on the Cuban be-  ligerency.  Chiefs of the various sections of the'republican party have planned to hold a  meeting to make arrangements for a big  demonstration to protest against the Cuban vote in the Uuited States congress,  which the republicans consider contrary  to international   law.0" '���������'  Cairo, Egyp't, April 6.���������Considerable  anxiety is felt heie in unofficial circles  concerning thc fate of the advance guard  ot the Egyptian troops operating against  the Dervishes, a strong force of whom  are also reported to be near Assuan.  On the Berber road, thc enemy are also  reported to be in strong fo:ce, aud, iu  addition to Mtirat, the Dervishes are  threatening FortHelaib; on the Egypt-'  ian coast of the Red Sea. The Dervishes  are -further announced to have,arrived  at Kokrieb, live miles west of Suakim.  Another battalion has beeu sent . to  Saukim in order to reinforco the garrison.  It is thought the Dervishes will attack-  the Egyptian entrenched positions.  Ottawa, April 5.���������Those who really  desire tlie passage ot thc remedial bill  must have experienced some disappoint- *  meut over the result of Saturday'ssdeli-  beratio'ns in the commons in the progress  made.u They certainly could not extract  the slightest ray of hope that the measure would ever get b.eyond the committee stage. Rather tliey must have  realized that it must ere the expiration  of a fortnight be entirely abondoued iu  order to give attention to other business  that must be completed.   '  Mr. McCarthy during the discussion  on Saturday afternoon, moved au amendment to clause four, that the p-.wers  "proposed to he given to the Catholic  board of education be vi.stsd in the. advisory board. J lit; reason for the amendment was that clause four was an infringement of the administrative powers of the province aud thereto! e ultra  vires'.   .-  "Josiar" i-.-iid Mrs. Goutrossel, as her  hnsbanil'came in from feeding the pigs  "what iri f he Monroe doctriue?"  "The MoEroe. doctrine. Mandy"' he  replied after a moments thought, "is a  principle that lays down that jes" because  we dou't put both feet in the trough  ourselves- is no sign thet we're goiu' to  incourage others to do it" THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, APRIL n, 1896.  ONE  WOMAN'S  WORK.  "Who having little vet hath all."  A narrow sphere! now can you call it so?  Three pairs of baby eyes look up in mine.  And sec the  gates   through which a   light  divine  Transflguros all my life with tenderest glow,  lice-usr: I cannot paint with artist skill  The cliantfug colors of the sea or sky,  Bet-use I cannot write of visions hign.  And move you all with pain cr joy at will.  Because to learning's shrine no gifts I bring,  Nor take a. foremost stand for woman's -ause,  Because I trim unquestioning-the laws,  That bring-113 snow in winter, birds in spring.  You think my life is circumscribed and cold  .   Iu -H-ha*, should make it  helpful,   rich and  sirong.  Ah, friend! these happy days are none too  long  For _- thc loving duties that they hold,  Nor has the art you love been all denied,  For loveliest pictures every day l see  In childhood s careless grace aiid movements  free,  From waking morn to dreamy eventide.  My Edith's braids, now brown, now golden  bright,  Imprison tints no artist's brush has known ;  The baby's deep blue eyes, tbat meet my own,  In living beauty mock all painted light.  Nor do you know, my friend, the critics bold  "We story-tellers In the children find���������  What store of wisdom and of wit combined  We need to point* moral new or oii.  And in reforms are we not learning late  A still, small voice neod not be all iu vaiu 'I  These childish hands may bring the greater  gain  If I am willing now to simply wait.  And In what science or philosophy   Vy W-  .ntried ways tc  For good or ill in life's great mystery.'  pass in intercut the baby 'heart  Sue king in untried ways to take its Mrt  God help us mothers all to live aright,  And mav our homes all truth and love enfold,  Since life for us no loftier aims can hold  Than leading little children 10 tbe light.  THAT LUCKY BULLET.  BY HENBY S. BROOKS.  (Copyright 18-5.)  I run a small coach from Bid well'���������  Station to Placer Flat. Bid well', station  is ut the head of the San Joaquin Valley. Placer Flat lies about a thousand  feet higher. They aro mostly ranchmen  living along the line of the road; they  keep a few cattle, raise a litle hay and  perhaps a fow potatoes where there is a  patch ot moist- springy land. Most of  them maiiage to - scrape a living out of  the increase of their stock, I suppose.  Some of theni do a little horse trading,  or tbe boys chop wood for the railroad  people, to help put a little. They are an  easy-going lot, that Is, tha men are���������  their women have a pretty rough time of  it,* though, but what can they do, poor  things, except slave from morning till  night, cooking, washing, milking and  plonty other things a sight rougher,  when the men don't feel like work, which  I should say is pretty often.  But the girls and young fellers try to  have a good time when they can, and  since Johnny Cogswell, at the station,  built a dance ho������se back of his place,  they get up straw-rides all along the line,  and I tell you there's a heup of fun going  those times. There Is nothing like a straw-  rido if you want to make up to a girl.  As soon us they're fairly landed iu the  dance-house they stiffen out and sit in a  row as prim as a lot of Quakers. No one  would believe they were the same girls.  But there was ouo girl, I toll you she  was a slaver, though some wouldn't allow that she was quite white. She lived  with her father, an old Portug.0, Don  Fernando Soto, on a bit of a vinoyard he  had raised, up near the Flat. There were  only tho'two of them and an old colored  woman, who couldn't speak a word of  English. The old man was rich, so everybody said, anyway, bu; a meaner, stingier, more excitable old cuss no oue ever  - sue; and he was mighty ready with a  knifo too. Mariquita too was so pretty  and clever, that lots of the boys would  have loafed arouiid if they had dared, bur,  '���������'tbe old man had. cut two or throe of  them, and the.rest shied. Some of them  would have laid tbe old fellow out, but  Mariquita was that fond of him, whon  they were'nt quarrelling or spitting lire  at one another, that they had to drop all  notions of getting '.even.  There  being   no   neighbors    nigh. for  Mariquita  to   get   into   the   strawrides,  she   used   to ride down with me   on   the  box   seat,   whenever there was   to   be  a  ���������danco-at-the -station.--"-You-see,���������she���������had-  coine to some sort of n compromise, with  tho old man.     She wasn't to let   any  of  tho young tollers prowl  around the hill,  and  ho was to let hor go to   the   station  whenever   there   was   auy. heel   and too  going on.   The flrst  time she rode down  I struck tlie old follow for tho stage faro,  but he flew  at   me in a fury.    Whon   he  was' mad -he looked like oue ot  the  old  apes in the Zoo, and I tell you he showed  his teeth.    He had   a . forked beard,   and  ���������at the end of each fork a big white patch  of hair, like a   ball ot cotton,   while just  above,   tho   hair was   still   nearly black.  His  eyes   glittered like' live ooals. . You  cau liot   ho   was a Tartar.    Of course,   I  took the girl. Sho knew I wouldn't.leavo  her, and stood thero laughing and enjoying it, tho witch.    Whon   sho   got   down  to   the station she carried everything lie-  foro   hor   with hor brilliant color," snap-  'ping black eyes, and easy grace. The rest  of   the   girls oouldn't talk worth a  cent  '-' after., they got  their skirts  straightened  and prim in'the .dance-hall,   but Mariquita kept the young fellers buzzing around  her,* and   talked   to -them   all   at once.  And clover! Why, you could wo tho boys  grow   an' inch*as sho wild something  to  each one of them, to tickle his fancy and  perhaps encourage his pride  a   little, for  sho liked to have  them all ruaning.aftor  her,   and   they would run,   the. best  of  them, for a*   glance out of the   corner of  hor eye.   I tell you I ought   to  have iiad  a ih-'t gal, and I could,   too,   if I had been  quite sure sho was white.    I never   knew  just* how to take her, though. She was tfto  most bewitching little dovil   one, minute,  and tho noxt���������oven  tiie  old Dob himself  couldn't bear her.    Of   course, it   wasn't  reasonable to suppose that I would drive  'her up and down all   the  time just for a  sweet smile, and to have her snuggled up  -   close to ms on the box seat. So, one trip,  when   she ��������� had   been   as sweet as honey,  and  thore   wasn't  another   soul on   the  stage, I put my arm around hor to steal a  c,kiss, and the next mlnut.   I had a stilet-  'to,   I   think   they   call- lt,   pricking me  mighty sharp in tho neck,   and, although  it'was dusk,   I could see hor eyes glittering like a wild' oat's.    Most men   would  have dropped her after/that; but tho next  trip  sho  stood    waiting  for me   in the  road, showing her pretty white teeth and  looking   so   bright  and    dainty  that  I  couldn't think of  leaving  her;   and she  snuggled   closer ��������� than ever.    I tell  you,  gentlemen, you noveT know how   to take  a girl till you try, and not   always then.  Of course, she had her fancy like other  girls.    This  was   Doc.   Lanier,   a young  medico,   from   Alabama.    A very clever  doctor, everybody agreed, and a good fel-  l.-r.   i_������ would drink ��������� llitt* too much,  ���������~7- ,.",T~.���������: fov  -"������������������ -  thougb, sometimes, and that hurt him.  You "sea that sort of thing may do for  ������ome men. but not for a doctor. Ha  might take off the wrong leg sometime.  Once, up at the Flat, they sent for him  to attend a man who bad been injured.  The Doc. was pretty full���������quite full, I  ! guess���������but he was able to ask where the  |fellow was hurt, and" when they told  | him in the head, he said, "Well, let m-  see his foet I" His idea was that it was  enough' for him to see any patient's big  toe! But they didn't look on it chat  way up at tha Flat, and so that lat tha  Doc. out for a while. But he waa only  sowing his wild oats, I guess, for ha  could sober up whenever he liked, and  then there wasn't a brighter man to be  found anywhere.  | The Doo. never missed cne of the faa-  dangoes, rain or shine, neither did tha  girl, and soon everybody saw what was  tho matter. One night, though, tha  doctor rode into tha station, and everybody could see that be bad been drinking, for he could scarcely keep himself  straight in tbe saddle. He was late, anil  . whon he dismounted he walked right  into the dance with his hat on, and  without even taking time to dust off. As  soon as Mariquita set eyes on him she  saw what was wrong, and when the Doo.  reached her, she straightened herself up  like a queen and cut him dead. He wits  too far gone to have any sense left, and  he tried to follow her .around, until Ned  Houston, a young feller from Texas interfered, and told him to clear out  Mariquita had been dancing with Houston, and he couldn't very well d*> any  less than ha did when the Doo. hung on  to the girl that way. I never saw Mariquita look so pretty as she did that  night Shu was dressed in white with a  bit of scarlet ribbon in her bosom, and a  spray of scarlet geranium in har hair.  Her eye's just flashed fira. No ona avar  saw such eyes, and tha way tbey scorned  the doctor ought to have brought him to  his senses.  When Nail Houston interfered, tha Doc.  far gono as he was, straightened himself  up, and said: "Follow ma, friend Texas; I don't allow any man to interfere  -between mo and a lady," and tbey walked out together, arm in arm. The  women never susplcioned anything, but  the men knew there was going to ha  trouble and would have followed, only  there was a dance on just then, and tbey  couldn't leave their partners. Just as  we were handing tha girls to their seats  we heard several scattering shots. Mariquita'turned white as a sheet, and ran  swiftly out of the halL We all followed,  and when we reached the spot, wa found  tha Doo. lying shot through the breast,  his head in Mariqulte'a lap, and mora  scarlet on ber white dress than belonged  to tha bit of ribbon or the geranium.  We carried tha wounded man into the  house, and then you should have beard  Mariquita scorn poor Ned Houston.  "You are a brave man, Indeed," she  said, "to shoot your friend when he Is  intoxicated! Coward! Assassin! Murderer ! Begone out of my. sight! Never  let ma S3e your cowardly face again."  But Ned couldn't help it Ha explained it all to me. They had just walked  into the yard back of tbe bouse,whan the  Doc. drew. "Step off ten paces." he  said, "thon turn and fire." Ned tried to  pacify him, but ha had lost his head, ana  breaking away from him commenced to  shoot You see, there, was some jealousy  at tha bottom of it, as well as liquor.  The Doc. got well after all, though he  had a pretty close call. After that he  kept away from liquor and the girl favored him more than ������ver. When the old  Don fell sick she sent for him to cure  him, and though they say that the old  fellow kicked quite lively, he had to tak.  his medicine, I suppose. Anyway the  Doc. brought him round all right, for he  was tough as a pine knot, but he was so  fond of that vineyard of his'n that thc-y  couldn't keep him out of it long enough  to got well. It was a mighty pretty  place, that is a fact, nothing like it this  side of the valley. No wonder the old  Portugee ' liked it so much. Everybody  laughed at him when he flrst took lt up;  but it Droved to be in what thoy call tha  "Thermal Belt," where there are no  frosts, and where tho grapes grow as  they grow nowhere else. Four years from  the cuttings he was making plenty of  wine, which he sold at his own price in  the city, for the grapes had a wonderful  flavor, they say. Thon he built a fine  wina cellar.-and colnad���������monar;wthough  no one would think it to look at tho  place from the road. One thing Is certain,, he had a long parse, well filled,  which he kept hid somewhere about the  place, for ho was too level headed to take  stock in no banks.  "' When the old Don took his relapse the  Doc. looked serious, and soon we beard  tbat late one night ha had ridden up to  the Flat for a,priest. Then we all kn<>w  what was coming." Ho passed^ in his  checks, quietly enough at last, we heard,  and the very next day the priest married  Marquita and the doctor. You see the  rest of the boys didn't stand no show  from the day the Doc got tbat lucky  bullet into him.  Doc. Lanier fell Into a mighty good  thing as it turned out, for the old man's  estate panned out pretty big; much more  than they had counted on, and ho did'ht  owe a dollar. Tbe fact is, I have no  doubt he miist have had money beforo ho  pre-empted that vineyard. - The Doc.  straightoned up liko a man after ho got  married, and Mariquita is just too pretty  for an outsider to look at.  CS-O TO  THE BON TON  ���������FOK  FEESH *  EASTEKN OYSTERS  IN ANY STYLE.  Open from lp. m. to 6 am.  MISS   ML-   "M".-   TDXTFTPST,  PKOi-erJ'T^KS*.  (230)     ���������   ANTOINE MAURIN.  irim,  Dry Goods, Clothing, Etc-,  NKW AXD SMO.VIt IIA.NU.  NELSON  (203)  c.  -TO-  Himting.Survey, Prospecting  PARTIES AND OTHERS   ; THK   NKW.   FAST-   STEAM LAUNCH "FLIRT"  Can be CHARTERED by day or week  on reasonable terms. Oiders sent  trough the pursers of the steamboats  Nelson or Ainsworth, with whom arrangements canbo made, or by mail or  telegraph to C. W. Busk, Balfour will  r<*reiv<������ prompt atter* tion (1H) c  NELSON DIVISION OF WKST KOOTENAY  DISTRICT.  "XT OTICE  J>i    with  is hereby given, in accordance  the Siatutes. that Provincial  Ucvenii-Tax and all taxes levied under lhe  "Assessment' Act" aro now due for the year  18SIC All the above-named taxes collectible  within the Nelson Division of WostKootcnaj  are now payable at my oflice.  Assessed taxes are collectible at the following rates, vi-:  If paid on or before thc 30th June. 1896:  One-half of ono per cent, on real property  One-third   of one per cent,  on  p-isonal  property.  Two per cent, on  assessed value of wild  land.  One-half of one per cent, on income.  If paid after 30th June. 1806���������  Two-thirds of ono per cent, on real proper! j*.  One-half of one   per cent,   on  personal  property.  Two and one-half per  cent, on assessed  value of wild land.  Three-fourths of one per cent, on income.  Provincial ttcvcnim Tax, $-.00 per capita.  O, G. DENNIS,  Assessor and Collector.  January 2, 180(5. (%M.*lJ  UNRESERVED  AUCTION SALE  -OF-  B_il__ Lot-no Nelson.  The undersigned have received instructions  to sell at Public Auction on  SATURDAY, APRIL llth,  18.K3, at 7.30 p. in.,  50 BUILDING LOTS  -I3ST   Hoover's  .  A map showing the locntion of all the  Lois to be offered can be inspected nt  our oflice. Snle will take place at our  Hooms, in the Bealey Block, Nelson.  CHAS. A. WATERMAN & CO.,  Auctioneers  Nelsou, March 18, 1896. (314)  MISI-V. AVEST-.  W. A. JOWETT  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKER  ������     INSURANCE and - ��������� -  CO-M-1I---ON AOENT.  VICTORIA ST.,  *_-  NEL80N. B. O.  CANCELLATION OF RESERVE.  vf OTICE Is hereby Kiver, that the re-crva-  i_M tion placo ' on a block of land situated  on the north bank of tin* Kootenay River and  on Hie west arm of Kootenay Lake, notice  whereof was published in tlio IJrlti.h Columbia Gazette, and dated 7th March, 1888, has  been cancelled.  W. S. GORE  Deputy Commissioner of Lands & Works  Lands and Works Department,  ""     th Mar  Victoria, B. C, Ctl  .rch, 189*5.  (312)  E. A. POWYS & CO.  ITELSOnST, *_3- o.  Mining Agents and Sharebrokers,  Insurance, Real Estate, Commission  and Mining Machinery Aqents.  A Register kept with full particulars of Claims.  SALES NEGOTIATED.     m)  CHARLES S. RASHDALL.  Mining Broker.  Conveyances,      Deeds,     and  Mining Abstracts  Complete lists of existinjrMining location  NEW DENVER. B. C  -������%%v������%%%%%������v>v%%%%%%%������%%  "THE TRILBY CAFE,  Josephine Street, Nelson, B. G.  ���������-*v-v-������  >7      {[  g*v__> ^22--~e)  The prospector had long-, long hair,  And boots above the knee,  'Tvvas easy to spy, by the roll of his eye,  He was "bad as bad could be."  4r+<%*r%f*+*+%AAk**r\c%c%c%f%r**<%+%r%&%,  But no more lie carries a big*, big- gun  And looks so fierce and grim,  A few square meals at the Trilby Cafe  Made a new man of him. * *  *%%*r%r*%S%t+  V  ZL-,3:  ���������"N*******-**  THE  ;z-___"c  "V  z,  -������  VIENNA BAKERY  At the Old Stand on Baker Street, Nelson, will open a  _R_E STj_^_T_J_R^.__nTT  <  b  MONDAY MORNING, APRIL 13TH, AND  WILL    S_53*BV__3   _vr_3__wX_.S   ___T  ___:____,   HOTTKS.  4  N  >  *       EVERYTHING STRICTLY FIRST CLASS.       *  Cakes, Pies, Buns, Etc., always on hand. Bread deliveied  to all parts of the city. Give us a trial and we will please you.  httmer _j_ m.a.:*_.ti:n\ peopes.  325  __^_.  i  srrz  _*-"���������**>_.  -^v  .. ,/--.  is���������z:  ^z:  ^____  *___->.  :_r~z  '*������- -n..- enm fWAt'Wv  Do Not Waste Wood and Still Shiver.  rUT IN ONE OF ttEO-M.!* STG.KN-OVS  PATENT DRUM HEATERS.  NOTICE.  COURTS of Afwizc and Nisi Prius, and of  Oyer- and Terminer and General Gaol  Delivery, will he holden at thc places and on  thc dates following, vi-.:��������� -  Town of Nelson, on Monday, the 15th day of  June, 1890.  ���������.,,_,  Town of Donald, on Monday, the 22nd day of  June, 1896.  ByConiinand,  JAMES BAKER,  Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Ollice,  13th March.'1-38. . (317J  Ceperley,  Loewen & Campbell,  VANCOUVER,  Are rrcparcdlo Introduce.wlw������n*'Pr������P������,-������-  ,  tlon-i from Ibe Koolenay <���������  ENGLISH AND  EASTERN CAPI1ALISTS  To handle REAL ESTATE in the new  towns and otherwise act in the interests of owners in  the B. C. Mining  Centres.  The above is the Only Firm on th-  Coast doing Fire Insurance,Business  nnd having Agents in the Towns of  Kootenay. [1������������  Costs little, saves much.     Gives   Con-fort.     K- reeves  Cold . and Fo  Air and Maintains same Temperature in nil parts of the house. .  The system is installed in The Miner Office. Call and see how it works.  ' (284)  mmwmwmmmmmw&mgmsF^'-  THE TROPICAL  B__-'E_:'__!_=. ST:, NELSON,  DID   IT    EVER   STRIKE  That we are now running- a strictly First Class Fruit and  Confectionery Business in Nelson, where everything in  season will be kept in stock. Call and inspect oiir line  of Fancy Biscuit.   Purchases will be delivered promptly.  H.   STUTTER.  Thos. Dunn &'Co.,I/d.:  DEALERS IN  1-    ������m  miners', -mmm m m supplies,  ,������Att AND SUW'T IHOX. .tUXKBV I'M KS,  V||.>������:������)*>' SHO������*_lS. WIKK KOl't'*.  IIVNAMITI'  FU.K A.VU -ATS.  CUK AH������ SJUCKT KIWI*  "-lA.MM... KOFI'S,  SOLE AQENTS FOR THE  CINNABAR MINING  QUICKSILVER.  (133)  CO.'S  Write for Quotations. Cable Address, "Dunn."  ���������v"j^3srcoTj-v_Eiaa- .13.  a:  THE DIPLOCK  LIMIT-SIX   WHOLE4*.*IE ���������  VANCOUVER, B. C.  S.S. Alberta  -The Forget-Me-Vot.  Everybody likes the protty little forget-  me-not and"ii_*_s the flower more perhaps  because of its name than Its beauty. How  was it so called? The "Germans account  for it by quite a pathetic romance. It  seems that onee upon a time a knight and  a lady were walking by the banks of the  Danube when the latter asked her "gallant gay" to pluck: for" her a tiny blue  flcwor which she saw growing in the  .stream. No sooner said than done, but the  knight, overbalancing, fell in to the river,  and owing tb the slippery nature of the  hank and the weight of his armor  was carried away by tho current. As he  threw the flower ashore to his lady he cried  out with his last breath, "Vergis mlch  nicht���������!" ("Forget-menot!") Andbver since  thc flower has been looked on as an em-,  blem ot fidelity.  Uutter is a commodity that is not liable  to sell beyond Its value; that is, poor butter is not going to bring a good price.  Butter must be pleasing t. the aye, a*  well as acceptable to the taste, _, to hring  customers. Scrupulous neatness in butter-,  making requires no capital, and yet rat-urns a splendid income on the Investment.  If there is any dirt in cream it in pretty  sure to become incorporated with the but-  ���������r, instead of passing off in the buttermilk. Straining the cream' just '-"before  churning time should Im regarded  as .������  LEAVE KASLO for Ainsworth. Pilot Bay and  Nelson daily (Sundays excepted) at 7 a. m.  LEAVK NELSON' for Pilot Bay* Ainsworth  And   Kaslo daily  (Sundays excepted)  at  -.30 p. m. '  Close connection is thus made between Lake  points and all outgoing and incoming trains of  the C. P. It. at Xelson.  The steamer is newly equipped in every par  ticular, is lit throughout-by electricity, and  contains bathroom and all modern conveniences  for tho comfort of passengers.  Thc above schedule is in effect 1st of April,  1806 subject to change.  JAS. WAUGH GEO. F. HAYWARD  Purser. li ' M������it������-  - SOLK A������KKT- FOB ���������  Briniimead & Nordieimer Pianos-  Dixon, Borgeson tt Oo.'a Show Oases,  Self Opening Bags, Wrapping Paper and  Twine. (125)  the Mcdowell atkins watson co., ltd.  ������-S WHOLESALE ANP RETAIL^S*^  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  full stock of Drugs, Patent Medicines, Chemicals and Toilet  Articles, Wholesale and Retail. Goods Right. Prices  Right.    Prompt attention to all orders. ���������-,'���������������������������  the Mcdowell, atkins, watson, oo. ,  , VANCOUVER, B.C.  IO AND 12 CORDOVA.STREET,  600 GRANVILLE STREET.  417 HA8TIN08 STREET  SLOT MACHINES,  Big Money Makers,  Of   any   description, for   Saloons,  *_.  Hotels and Cigar Stores."  .   WRITE FOR PRICES TO .  M. GINTZBUEGEE,  Cor. Cordova and Camble Streets,  VASTCOTTVER       .       B. O.  '     - 297  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE & CO.,  S. E."  corner Baker nnd Josephine Ktreets,  NELSON. B. C.  REAL ESTATE,  T. B,  & GO.  MANUFACTURERS OF  CLOTHING.  SHIRTS,  UNDERWEAR,  COTTONADE  PANTS,  OVERALLS,  ETC., ETC  30  YATES STREET,  VICTORIA, B. C.     (2W  Page Ponsford Bros.  Hasting* Street. Vancouver, B. C.  DIBE0T IMP0KTEES OF ALL HIGH-  CLASS ENGLISH MEN'S  PUENISHINGS  Such as ���������Christy's Hats, Dents  & Fbwne's G-Ioves, Dr. Jaeger s  Cartwright & Warner's Underwear, Scotch Rugs, Flannel,  Matting, and Crepe Shirt  Trousers; etc., etc.  FINANCIAL AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.   Collections mode.   Conveyancing documents drawn up  Tows Lots Lands and Mining Olaims Handled on Commission.  CARPETS | HOUSE FtTRNISHINGS1  BRUSSELS CARPETS at $1.00 PER YARD.  TAPESTRY - - at 50 Cts. PER YARD.  UNIONS and WOOLS, 50 Cts. to $1.00 PER TARS.  Anorher lot of thoee i foot. Curtain Poles with. Brass Fixtures conplete for 25c  Blankets and Comforters.  Letter Orders. Receive Prompt Atteitlen. -  SNAPS:  MAIL 0-U>E_Ui FKO-rTU ATTEXbED TO.  OPAQUE WINDOW SHADES,  7x3 feet with Spring Roller for 50 Ctl.  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.  00_P_E3  & "_rOT-J__NTG-a  137 Cordora Street, Vancouver. *-* THE MINER, NELSON, B.  C.,: SATURDAY, APRIL i'i,  1866.  Wxt JEttnec.  THE MINER is printed on Saturdays and  will de mailed to any address in Canada or  the Uni'ed States, for one year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  CONTRACT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at tke rate of Sjper column inch,per  month.  TRANSIENT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of rj cents per nonpareil  line first insertion, and jo cbntsper line for  each subsequent insertion. Advertisements  running jor shorter periods than three  months are classed transient.  *LL COMMUNICATIONS to-the Editor  must be accompanied by the name and address of the writer, not necessarily for  publication, but as evidence of good faith.  PRINTING turned out in first-rate style at  the shortest notice.  ADDDItl  rH_MlN_RPRINTIN(-APU__ISHINQCO  NELSON.    B.C.  A NEW RULING.  It appears that tho Treasury Department of the United States h.is made a  recent ruling to the effect that a new  meaning shall be given to I he clause  regulating the duty on lead ores shipped into the United States. The duty  is three fourths of a cent per pound on  lead contained in ores in which  the value of the silver is less than that  of the lead. Up to the present time  this has been construed as meaning  that if the ore runs 70 per cent lead,  duty was to be paid on 70 pi*r cent of  the ton.. Under the new ruling duty is  to be collected on the gross onr.age of  all ore in which the. value ci the lead  exceeds that of the silver. So tlie  matter stands at present, I'-.ough the  Treasury Department has ] . utilised a  rehearing on the question, ;ncl it is  possible .hat the decision may "he  reversed.  This, taken in connection with tho  ���������erection of ..government sampling  works at the border, poii.ts iu one  direction, the erection of mon: smelters  within our own country.' While these  things will temporarily work hardships  to mine owners in *Kootenay the  ultimate outcome, will be for the  material advancement of the mining  industry- in this region. Willi  increased transportation and other  facilities there is now only one reason  why Kootenay ores should .not l*e  treated exclusively at home. This is  the present lack of an adequate supply  of cheap fuel. Given, however, such  an increased demand as these new  measures will create, and this last  obstacle .will be .overcome. We have  within .reach coal .fields which will  probably be opened by railroad this  year, and when this is done pig lead,  bar silver and' matte will lie tlie only  products which' we will have to offer  from our mines.  Editor L. K. Armstrong, of Mining.  in commenting, on the new ruling says:  "If the ore contains GO per cent lead and  and 50 ounces in silver - the . value of  the lead being $36, and of the silver  about, $514, the duty is three quarters  of a Jcent on every pound in each ton  shipped; or $15 per ton; $6 per ton in  excess -of 'the charge as heretofore  made. Tbat this will close many of  the British Columbia mines temporarily is certain; and it will ultimately  drive ' the' smelting ..industry; into  British Columbia."  ���������So-far���������as���������the���������dosing���������of-niinesis  concerned this may be true in a few  cases and temporarily,..but the eifect  will hot be far reaching. Only tlie  Slocan and Ainsworth districts will  feel the new measure and even there  scarcely any of the properties are so  low in grade as not to. contain some  ore which wiih sorting can bo shipped.  The chief, burden will fall or. prospectors, an������l others with limited means,  as.it will greatly retard development  work on low grade prospects. In the  end, however, these will receive the  greater benefit from local <*mHtei'8  and consequent low transportation  charges. Take it all round it appears  that our neighbors are only forming  plans to keep our own. dollars in our  own pockets.  . "TO BE OR NOT'TO BE."  The question may not be strictly  original _but- it is. one which Nelson is  asking just now more than,ever. Shall  we remain in swaddling cloilips, dry  - nursed with indifferent-attention, or  "has the time come to kick off the  trammels and under municipal organization strike'out-for ourselves. The  moment this question is-' asked .it is  usually met with numerous objections.  "It meansincreased expenses." "The  taxes'- -are-���������'__%_! i enough already."  "What's tlie good of it anyway?" are  hurled at the head of the suggestor.  The Miner will- risk this bombardment in order to point out a few "facts.  As the admitted commercial, business  and legal center of Kootenay we owe  to ourselves a consideration above a  few dollars and cents. We cannot  forever remain ' content to see.affairs  of the utmost importance to ev.ery  citizen administered without -.any.  opportunity of a voice in the matter.  If we would gather and hold the  desirable class of citizens, constantly  looking "for" a favorable place to establish themselves, much must be done in-  the way of putting our, town in more  ���������attractive shape. Under municipal  government this could be done rapidly  and  effectively.    An   organized  lire  department, control of our own police,  retaining for local use commercial and  other revenues, and many other advantages would accrue. But above .-ill  would come the administration ofoui"  affairs by those vitally interested .in  them, and chosen by the people for  that purpose.  This is intended merely as an introductory comment. The Miner would  be glad to hear from some of our leading citizens on the subject, and these  columns are open I'or the free discussion of this most important matter.  Let us hope to here more of it and that  soon.  I NCR E A SED' B USINESS.  As will.be observed by this week's  dispatches Mr. Austin Coriun of the  Spokane Falls and Northern Railroad  lias given expression to some views  regarding an increased train service  between Nelson and Spokane. The  improvement which the manager ofthe road has.in view is the putting on  of a through train daily each way  between Nelson and Spokane. The  indications are that ��������� this new order  will go into effect about May 1st.  This will be very gratifying news to  all interested in this sect ion. Not only  will the increased service be of great  value to all resident business men and  mine owners, but the effect from an  outside stand point cannot but be  beneficial. Those who, are watching  the progress of Kootenny with a view  to investments will find in this an  unquestionable indication of general  growth and . increased prosperity. To  all such it will be a warning against  delays. Our ''ground "floors" are  becoming less numerous every day.  Do not delay too long; before getting  in on one of them.  NOTES.  This week. the fleet of steamers ply-  ing on Kootenay Lake has received an  addition in the shape of the Kokanee  ���������i boat about, equal iu tonnage the s.s.  Nelson. Another boat is being built  for the C. & K. S. N. Co., at Nakusp.  These are some of the many indications  of the rapid increase in the transportation requirements of this section and  the growing ' volume of ' business  throughout Kootenay generally.  The London  Mining Journal in the  issue of March 21st. devotes nearly a  column    to    West    Kootenay.     The  article outlines the development'in the  Rossland and Trail Creek districts and  points out  the numerous advantages  which that legion possesses for profitable   investments.     After  describing  Ihe   leading  properties and their pre-  ���������*.-.- condition the writer concludes:  .In 1S!)5 Trail Creek   shipped-20,000  tons of ore, but in 189G there is little  doubt but five times this quantity of  ore will  be produced.   This   shows  wonderful progress in a single year,  and justifies the hopes of those who  think   that   British   Columbia   will  have the most prosperous gold mining camps in the world in five years.  Such  words as   these   from a journal  of    recognized    standing    and    vast  influence in the great mining centers  ofthe world cannot but result in great  good.   This especially at a time when  so many are seeking reliable information regarding our mining resources.  Tbe Spokesman Review of Spokane  makes some editorial comments on the  ti riancial "con di ti on s" of -the-East *** a_  compared   with   this   region.     After  pointing out that business failures in  the east have been heaviest in history  during the first quarter of 18G6, while  the Pacific " Northwest has enjoyed a  prosperity and-freedom from failures  not    known    for   years,   the  article  proceeds:  Someday the,eastern people will understand, that they h-ive the wrong  end  of the financial poker.    If they  were nofdense in their understanding   of   the   money   problem,   lhey  would have" learned before this that  it is the attempt   to  go to  the gold  basis that is generating their financial and   industrial  troubles;     that  the predicted    wave   of  prosperity  which  was  promised as the reward  of tiie repeal of the Sherman law has  not put in appearance; "and that the  country was prosperous when silver  was coined, and  is in  distress now  that  business has been forced, to the  gold,standard.  The Pacific   coast,   can   endure  the  gold standard if the east can stand it.  We have gold mines and can pro-  ^.  duce   new   supplies . of legal tender;  . the east .has neither gold nor silver,  and must be pinchedby the effort to  limit coinage   to one" metal.     The  wonder is that it can stand so "much  u of the pinching process and still bug  the   delusion- that the shoe is a fine  fit. "'���������'   ' ' :;  SECOND EPISTLE .  TO THE KOOT.UTES.  And many voices were lifted up,,and-  men ' waxed warm, yea"even wroth,  mid some cried. "Nay, nay, go to"  when certain one- were named.  And   behold a certain scribe  went  about g.u iiei ing the words of lhe :uid-"'  titude that he might engross theni on  a scroll.  Now this scribe had dwelt among  the Romans and had learned of their  wisdom, and was a tribune.'  Moreover he was viliant, a mighty  mail, rcnouned not only as a skillful  scribe, but for warlike deeds.  And as he went out among the  people behold on a certain day he was  struck with an idea.  And the whizzing thereof was like  unto a comet, and it struck hard.  And he said "behold these men are  jays" which in the [ancient Hebt'ew  means men without knowledge.  "Now I, even I, am filled with learning, wise in the ways of law. Behold  I would look well in a toga. Go to, I  will announce myself. Yea the people  will fall over themselves lo cast lots  for me." '*'  And he wrote it on many scrolls and  cast it forth among the people.  Then the people gathered, having  read the scrolls and many wagged  their heads and said "Ha!, ha!" and  some said "Selah" which in the Egyptian tongue is "rats."  And the scribe's name was on the  lips of the people for many days.  But behold on a certain day all the  tribes gathered and lots were cast.  And the name which was on many  tongues was written on few of the lots.  And another man went up to the  Sanhedrim.  And that night a certain man dwelt  in his tent and thought deeply, but his  thoughts were not written oil a scroll  because none fireproof was at hand. "  And I; Abou Pen Stub the Chaldean,  prophesy these things concerning the  land tif the Kootnites, and behold it  shall yet come to pans as it appeared  to me in a vision.   '  DIAMOND DRILL.  A'  first" class enKineer for  Diamond Prill,  several years experienci*. Wiincs ooi.lra.t,  mirier the following ronrlitions:  _,V.ill receive One Dollar ver fool, and will  himself pay the wages, board, etc., of the men.  employed.  As there, is no profit at that low rate he  would also expect to receive an interest in thc  prospect.  Address DIAMOND DRILL,  Vancouver, B. C.  P.  O. Box 314,  <3-l>  FOR SALE.  THAT DESIRABLE PROPERTY KNOWN  as thc Residence of Mr. G. O. Buchanan,  situated on Victoria Street. Nelson, containing  i) rooms and occupying a lot, and a half, with a  frontage of 37. feet. The houso contains all  conveniences and has a splendid view of the  Lake."'  For particulars, etc., apply to  <G. O. BUCHANAN,  (288) Nelson or Kaslo.  NOTICE.  I-KO-'KSlSO.V.l.  CARD*.  Gil. II. SYMONDS, M. D.. C. AI..' (Edin-  ��������� burgh) Physician and Surgeon. Offices���������  Bealey Block, Baker Street, Nelson. ���������      (289)  ALKX.  SKINNER,   Law Office over Dr.  .Arthur's   Drug    Store,    Baker   Street,  Nelson, B. C,  SIBBALD  Brokers.  AND      SKAWi      CUSTOMS  .   General Commission-and  For  warding Agents, Revelstoke Station.        (302).  A.  C. BRYDONE-JAC1C, M. A��������� .  Barrister and Solicitor.  A  Full Statement of Facts  is required for  Advice hy  Correspondence.  Inns of Co irt.   ���������   - Vancouver,'B. C,  (298)  ROYAL HOTEL,  Cor. Stanley and Silica StrcetH,  1TELSOIT, IIBTO!  HOUSE, FITTINGS and  FURNITURE   ENTIRELY  NEW AND FIRST CLASS.  next Local lon tn Town.   _K<>a������tl.ul View-.  Bar  now   Open   and  Stocked with  Choice Liquors and Cigars.  Unequalled in Kootenay.  Give us a trial _and   be   Convinced.  CHERBO & BOOTH..  1������������1]  HOTEL   SLOCAN  _3___A-3.I_.0-  w  TIIK   l.KAItl.W   IIOI.S.' IX   Till; CITV.  -Visitors  to Kuslo aud  tho' Slocan   will  will  find every accommodation.  EDWIN CUMMINGS, .  280)' - . Proprietor  Bein? thc "Writings ot One ABOU PEN STUB,  The Chaldean, Concerning Divers Things.  And it came-to pass that., the  time drew, nigh when lots were to be  cast throughout the tribes, for behold  it was necessary.to select men to go up  to the Sanhedrim.  And' behold the people gathered in  the gates of the cities, in the highways  yea -even in the synagogues, and said  one to another "Who.m shall w.e select  to go up to the Sanhedrim ��������� to make  laws for the people?"  ��������� And some said one thing, and some  another, each according to their several  wishes.  And many chief men were sjiibken of  and some who werp not chief ipen,  JOHN  HIRSCH,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  , Office:  NELSON   AND   BOSSLAND, B. C  wo .   *  TF  t.    J  THOMAS  MALLOY,   WHO  WAS IN  Nelson in 1892, will communicate, by letter,  with the undersigned he will hear of something  to his advantage.  W. A. JOWETT, Nelson, B. C.  Notice of Application for Liquor .License.  I  hereby give notice that thirty days from  this dute I intend to .apply to thc Stipendiary  Magistrate for   a license to sell   wines   and  liquors by retail at the Crescent House."      .  MAY HARTSON.'  Nelson, March 7.1896. (308.7,3,6)  Notice of Application for Crown Grant.  'PAKE NOTICE that Charles H. Ellncott  I acting as agent for William Perdue and  John Brown and Johr. G. McKay, lias Hied tho  necessary- papers and made application for a  Crown Grant in favor of the mineral claim  "Zilor," situated in tho Trail Creek Alining  Division of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants, if any. must file their  objections with me within 60 days from the  date of the first publication of this notice in the  British Columbia Gazette.  N.' FITZSTUBBS,  ,, -        Government Agent.  Dated Nelson, B. C> Feb. 17. 1890.     (295,26,_.6)  1 STATIONARY' AT COST I  _��������������� -���������^}  ������. To make space for new stock we^ivilT 3  ^ Sell   Note   Paper,   Envelopes ^  ji and General Stationery ^  fc 'at Cost.  . =3  g|       Novels Two for 25 Cents.       ||  -       ��������� ���������������  I NELSON DRUG STORE ������  I TURNER. BEETON & CO."  I    Wholesale Merchants Only.  Notice of Application for Grown Grant.  rpAKR. NOTICK that J. F. Hitchie,  -_L as agent John C. Gore, has filed the  necessary .papers and made application for a  Crown Grant in favour .of the-mineral claim  "C and C," situated in the Trail Creek Mining  Division of West Kootenay District.  ��������� Adverse claimants (if any) must fllo their objections ���������='within -60 days -from the dato  of tho first publication of this Loticc in tho  British Columbia Gazette.  N FITZSTUBBS.  Government Atrcnt.  Nelson. B. C, Feb. 13, 1896.        (290.15-2-6,).. .  Notice of Application for Grown Grant-  rpAKE Notice.that Frank C. Loring has lllcd  ' _L tha necessary papers and made application for a Crown Grant in favour of the mineral  claim "St. Elmo," situated in tho' Trail  Creek Mining'Division of the District of "W est  Koolenay. -  . Adverse claimants, if any, must, nle their  objections with me within 60-days from the  date of the tirst appearance of .ihis notice in tlie  British Columbia Gazette.  ,     ' N. FITZSTUUBS,  Government Agent.  Dated Nelson. Feb. 1, 1896; [285-8,-,.]  Notice of Application for Grown Grant.  TAKE .Notice that Oliver Bordau has filed  lhe necessary 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 tile their.ob-  jeetions with me within 60 days from thc date  of the flrst appearance of this notice in the  British Columbia Gazette. _  N. FITZSTUBBS,  ...,-....    . -    , .     ,Government Agent.  *  Dated Nelson'B. C., Feb. 3,18!Hi.,   (286-8,'.,6)  Notice of Application for a Crown Grant.  ~VT OTICE is hereby given that E. Mahon  J3| has filed tho necessary papers and made  application for a Crown Grant in favor of thc  mineral claim "Pacific" situated in the Nelson  Mining Division of West Kootenay. _  Adverse claimants, if any,- must file their  objections with me within 60 days from ihe  first publication of this notice in tho British  Columbia Gazette. ..   FrrzaTUBBS>  Government Agent.  Dated Nelson, B. C��������� March 5, 1896.     (307,7,3,6)  Notice of-Application for a Crown Grant.  TAKE NOTICE that Frank Fletcher, as  agont for John J. Baker and James 1.  uurr, has tiled the necessary papers and made  application for a crown grant in favor ofthe  mineral claim "Queen "Victoria, situated in  the Nelson mining division of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants (if any) must file their ou-  jections within 60 days from thc date of. the  first publication of this notice in the British  Columbia Gazette. N. ^rzSTUBBS>   i.- ; __-___Go.vc-nincnt Agent  Dated at Nelson. B. C, Feb. 21,1896.   (300,*������,2,5)  Notice of Application for Crown Grant.  rpAKE NOTICE that W. A. Jowett.  X acting as agent for Edward Mahon,  has lllcd the necessary papers and made  application for a Crown Grant in favour of tlie  mineral claim "Yorkce Joke." situated in tho  Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay.  " Adverso claimants, if any. ' must fllo their  objections.with.-me within 68 days from tho  date ofthe fir_t*publication of this notice in  tlie British Columbia Gazette.  N.  FITZSTUBBS,  Government Agent.  Dated at Nelson, March 17, 1890. [313]  ������t;KTIH-ATKS     OF    IMPttOVKMKXT.'  CUMBERLAND MINERAL CLAIM.  T  o f Britisli GQlnmHia,  Li-viinTi-r) x_i_-__3ii_i,r*x-.  ���������������������������__���������'/���������_      ��������� ���������   .������  Commencing at, 10.30 a. m. on  WEDNESDAY. APRIL 15,  proximo, this  Board will  ;CALL.  STQOKS'  DAILY  (Sundays' and :holidays excepted)  in the'Board Room', -  BOARD OF. TRADE BUILDING  Bastion "Sq., Victoria,  B. C.  For  further   particulars   apply *"������  the undersigned.  By order of the Board,  (309)  ;  '.    F.  EL WORTHY, Sec.  Sl-UATK IX TIIK NKLSON MlNlNO  DIVISION Ol*  Wkst Kootknay Distkict.   Wiikkk Lo-  .C. "cati'i-��������� Toai> Mountain.  AKE NOTICK that I, W. A. Jowett. us  agent foi K. Mahon. free miners certilicate No. 51'.Kil, intend, sixty days from Uicdato  hereof,' to apply to thc Gold Commissioner for  .icertilicatc of improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a Crown Grant of tlieabove claim.  And further take notice, thatadverso claims  must, be sent to the Gold Commissioner and  action commenced betore the issuance of such  certificate of improvements.  Dated this 25th day of January, 1811b.  W. A. JOWETT,  ��������� (216���������23,11. 5)' Agentfor E. Mahon  DissolntToa of Partaerlp.  NOTICK is hereby given that tho partner  ship heretofore existing between Frank  Simpson and Julius Ehrlich. currying oi: business as general groccrsat Baker Street, Nelson,  under the lirm name of Simpson & Co., was on  the 18th day of March instant, dissolved .by  mutual consent. Julius Ehrlich.i-ctinng. I'rank  Simpson will continue lhe business as heretofore under the name of F. Simpson & Company.  And further take notice, that Mr. Robert L.  Sowell is authorized to collect and di*-chargu a  debts due to and owini/ by the hue firm aiiu all  persons indebted thereto arc requested to pay  the samo to Mr. Robert L. -Sowell forthwith,  and his receipt shall be a sufficient discharge.  JULIUS EIIKLICIf.  Fit AN K SIMPSON.  Witness :  LEWIS GOLDhN.    -  Nelson, March 27' 1890. (318;  m  ->&-������-  Sole Agents for B. C. for Brown's |  SCOTCH.  Cf  We also  are modest and will :not tell you what the  Governor-General said about "4 Crown Whiskey."  Itwas ours, and is generally judged to  be away ahead' of tea.  VICTORIATSd nelson.  (248)  MAJESTIG   STEEL   RANGES,  For Domestic; and Hotel Purposes.  HOTEL SIZES������������������  law Two;  or FonrC  Omi "���������  /..���������^p*^-���������*>. t\a  Wm  ". lisils,  McLEMAN, McFEELY & CO.. LTD.  WHOLESALE   HARDWARE AND IRON AND! STEEL,  122 CO-=JIDO*V"^. STBEET, *Vr_./V__rTCOTJ"V*E"RJ   33.  C. .  WAGONS ami  *.  ���������������.���������  BEST CANADIAN MAKES.  For   Ore, Lumber and General Purpose.  WEITS   FOR   PRICE   LIST   TO  E. G. PRIOR & CO., Ld  KAMLOOPS,   _B_   O.     m  PARTIES CAN ALSO &PPLY TO  A*. B. GKAY, NELSON, KOOTENAY AGEN1  ALBION  J  /(  Co, LIMITED  _E ������TGhI__Sr_E_E_RS,  ���������������.  IRON FOUNDERS, 130ILEI. MAKERS. *  .MANUFACTUKEUS OF- MARINE AND ,  LAND   -ENGINES, .: BOILERS.-ETC.,  ''���������'".      FISH CANNING'' AND   MINING  !  .    ;   . .-,-,-.,..' MACHINERY, HYDRAULIC GIANTS,"  -* ������������������"���������-<-'"    '    *'���������   *    -'������������������ PIPES ]AND SINKING   PUMPS   TOR MINES  French- Ranges, Stoves, Grates, Etc.  goLf: _-<'������;Vr-*-.'*������it hi'niiy u. M������itTH!\������iT<*>'.s ,-sti-:a.**i  nMrs ami  ixli.itMiLi,  KIICK I1KII.I.   _-������.���������.  *.T.:...T1   KO������K  l������ltll,l>.  ���������' -.No' 6 Chatham and 71' Store Street.  P. 0. DRiira 12  VICTORIA, B. C,  <_f_)  Off  M. R. SMITH & CO  THK    parlnership   heretofore existing   be-I  tween T. H. Mav and Horace Dulramel  carryiiiK on bu.-iness as barber, at Xelson, B.C..  has this day been dissolved by mutual eon.-'.nr. .  .The --aid T. 13.  May assumes all liabilities .  and all indebtedness of the said Arm   is to be.  paid to him.  Dated at XeUon, B.C., ���������*    ;  '1323] .. this _lbt day. of March, 183>j,-   '  j  Biscuit Manufacturers.  WHITE    -ITOJR,   IPIRJLOIE   LIST.  VICTORIA -        B.C. (������������j. THE MINER, NELSON, B.G, SATURDAY, APRIL n, 1896.  1  K %T' M ss"'5^*^--*--*^  6  THE TOLTEC MANUSCRIPT.  From Tales by Old Timers.  ^[pim.3  $m  /HON  TIE  WED  THI)  m  Ml'  <������i  ���������������j  ���������Sfci  /  2  3  dY  __-  0  &  7  3  9  w  //  12  Jg  /J  20  Z-4  Id  16  17  18  ,?/  22  23  24  25  27  J?(?  29  30  --f.  ���������^  GOLD IN  CANADA.  The I'all Hull Gazette is Surprised nt, Hritisli  Columbiu. _  Aitiongtlie influent in) English papers  which sue just now devilling consider-  iililc spiict* to British Columbia mining  ' ti Hairs lhe Pall Mall G;izci ti* is lhe  lalest. Siime ciiniineiils in I hat paper  drought forth tin- following i-imimiii.i-  tation which is (riven a. prominent  \. place in llie issue of March 23th.  To the Editor of the Pall Mall Gazette.  Sir,���������In your issue of to day it is  remarked: "While one has hecome  ticftistoined - to regard Cau.-ida and  British Columbia as a district, iu whieh  stnc&-riiising, lumher and agritinll me  'are the main pursuits, it is somewhat  of a surprise to find it laying claims to  gold production;" and "'Canadian gold  -is not, according to habit, regard as  the genuine -tuff."  Canada and  British   Columbia   can  hardly he regarded as a dist rift, seeing  that   British  Columbia  is  only one of  :llie  Canadian   provinces.     Regarding  "the'  gold   product,   of  Ihe province of  Ontario, I confess I know nothing, but  -ns n  British   Columbian   since  1870 I  ���������may  be  permitted  to  point   out. that  gold   mining    in    my    province   has  (attracted attention  since 185S-9 when  ihe  large exodus of  inineis from California, to Biitish  Columbia opened up  ���������operations  in   the famed   Cariboo district.    It  is estimated Hint the out {int.  of   gold   there   to   the    i>r.-enl    lime  ,'   amounts   to some   $-l_.(KAOI)f),   while  other parts   ofthe province have fur-  lushed  at  least  $10.01)0,0-0 additional;  and  "genuine stun" at   that.'   At the  present   time  several   hydraulic,   gold  mining companies are operating in lhe  Catibon  country, in  addition to white  and Chinese  miners  engaged   in   the  more primitive methods of extraction.  Large  areas  of gold-bearing country  are still untouched.  West Kootenay, Biitish Columbia,  ���������is, without doubt, the most extensive  and promising, mining region in Canada.. While development of the silver  'mines   has    rapidly    progressed    for  "_evenil years, rich gold-hearing ores  nre being constantly discovered, Trail  Creek in particular having attracted  much attention in connection with its  rich gold and copper deposits.  *���������' At Alberni. on the West Coast of  Vancouver    Island,   placer   gold   and  "quartz ledges'."how unmistakably the  .existence of the precious metal, while  without exaggeration it, can lie stated  that   in  almost   every   section   of this  'enormous    province    gold    has been  .discovered.  ". I have heard it asserted more than  once that British Columbia must eventually rank   with, if  not e.xcel. South  'Africa and Australia as a producer of  ipiecious   metals.     Of  this,   however,  ���������theie can be no question, Ihe province  of'to-day, with its liberal mining laws  and  absolute  protection,  offers a rich   niiii-extensi.ve^Held-.to_t he-prospector-  and capitalist; and I venture to predict  it will be no matter of surprise to  eilher that British Columbia's claim as  a gold producer is, after ���������ill, well  grounded.���������I am,  Sir,  your obedient  "servant, -Rohert Ward.  Junior Constitutional Club, Picca-'  dilly, March 20th. '~    *  Mr. Ward might have also added  I hiit with over ..$3,000,000 last year and  a conservative estimate of .$10,000,000  for ill- output for 1898 the West Kootenay district will m five or six years  produce a higher value.in gold, silver  lead and copper than all the gold of far  "famed Cariboo. By the time British  Columbia reaches the $100,000,000.  mark which itis fast approaching in  mineral production our claims a inin-  l, ing country should be fairly substantiated.  z^y&'Visi&zi  -WHOLESOME  2   Ounce  Cm  Sold  lor   25   Cents.  _-_.-������������-( Bewaiid   !��������� Canada  t_J������  Original  for The Minek  By J.  F.  Bledsoe.  The hush which always follows an  iuterestiojj story well told hud passed  away. "Old Hank" had carried his  mutilated hand around for inspection as  tho finale to his rattle snake yum aud  comments were being made ou his unavailing efforts to again locate the venom  gu.ii'dcd spot in the deserts of Arizona.  "Talking about lo&t mines," said Tom  Allison, "you all heard of old Jim Munu,  leastwise, any of you who ever prospected  along (he Mexican border must. Well  now there was a man what hud'a 'lost  mine' bee in his bonnet. A regular  humble bee. Why I reckon that Jim  Munn spent 820,000 trying to find a ninn  what could rend a little dirty scrap of  skill not more than three inches wide and  six inches long with a couple of dozen  'glyphics or what you call 'em on it'"  "What? None of you ever heard that  yarn? Well, well."  The look of contempt on the face of  the speaker demanded apology of some  kind, and the only thing handy wns  passed.  'Well now that's good stuff. Here's  lookin' at you. That yam? Oh that's  old but hero goes."  "Well you see old Jim Munu, he wau't  so old in them days, had spent some  time koo.kiug n round Arizona and the  border nnd more than once risked his hair  in trying to get into the Ynqui country  down in Old Mexico. Say boys there is  places down among them pesky Injuns  whero the ledges stick out bigger than a  house���������but that ain't nij yam. Well  I meets Jim after not lunuiDg up against  him for about two years, aud I says 'Jim  where you been.' Then he ups and takes  me out to a quiet corner and shows me a  little piece of buckskin all daubed over  with queer scrawls and Buys 'Tom Allison  you find me a man what can read that  and your fortune's made'."  "Now I ain't; caring much about a  foi tune in them days, having some dusr,  but I got a bump of curiosity bigger'n a  antelope and I. says 'Give -_utlie yarn  lirst and we'll hunt the man after'."  -'���������Then Jim begins, 'Well Tom you  remember when I left two years ago saying I'll make the Yaqui range or bust.  Well I made it this time, but I don't  know if I made much else. Now I got  across the border all right and was striking straight for the sierra Madre range.  "'One day I wns plodding down a narrow canyon shut in by cliffs piled high  on either side, when, just us I was thinking of making a halt for the night, I  rounded a shnrp corner and came suddenly on a little round valley. Ou all  nides the ridges ran up for thousands of  feet, but-there was a busin about a mile  across,level and rank with grass. Clumps  of small trees dotted it here and there  aud away across toward the farthest clilF  I saw some tumble down ruins. Now  you know ruins is mighty plentiful down  that way, so I only scouted around until  I concluded none of them pesky Yaquis  was about, and then went up toward the  old buildings for a camp.  " 'Well I" got some supper nnd wont  prowling around, up and down over the  heaps of rubbish nnd- broken walls, for  it must have beeu a mighty big place  some day. Then I got out to one wing-  like nnd was passing under au arch when  I heard a cry that made be jump, and  brought out my gun instauter, I had  just stepped iuto a big room lighted by  round openings which must have been  meant for windows. Over across the  room on a pile of worn skins I saw the  being what made tbe noise. Say Tom.  thnt wns the nearest I ever come to running away in mv life. It was a mau but  such a mau I never come across. Hair,  why his hair was two feet long and his  beard more than a yard nnd all white as  snow, Skin like n badly tanned buckskin. Eyes round aud. fierce as a cat and  big as a half dollar. He threw up a hand  like the claws of a buzzard nud I stopped,  Then he at me iu n lingo that I never  heard before and -you know I've heard  most jargon in them parts. I answered  in my- best Mexican.. He only glared,  the harder. Then with a jerk as if his  jaws needed oiling be mumbled iu bad  Mexican -'Are you-Spanish?' 'No senor  an American'," I replied.  '"I thought he looked a little pleased at  that but he fell back on the pile of skins.  I.saw., he was weak and most likely sick.  Over.in a corner I saw where there had  been a fire but' not for some time. I  1 loked. around but not a scrap of grub  could I see. theu I tumbled. The old  man was starving as well as sick.' .Then  I got a move on, and in less than no time  had a fire going in the corner aud a slice  of. deer meat toasting, say, you should  have seen him tear that meat and swig  that coffee. When he hnd tilled himself  up he crawled back tp the pile of skins."  '."Senor" said I, "what are you doing  here!"'.  - "'Nothing, I am an old man, lam dying  I am doing nothing, nothing at all; his  voice rose io a rusty scream. 'But1, he  went on, 'the senor is kind.' he has a  good heart he will not harm an. old  man."  " 'No, of course not" I said.  " 'Well Tom I suppose it was too much  meat all to ouee but next morniog the  old mail was clean out of hi- head and  mumbling in the stranger lingo again.   I  tried all I could but no go.   Any of  my  Spanish only seemed to make him  worse.   Some days went by and I was  wondering how it would come out when  I heard the old man faintly call.  " 'Yes senor" I answered.  " 'Sick, very sick,' he muttered,   'Old  man die soon.'  " 'Oh no not yet, you will come around  all right.'  '"No. Soon dend.'andhe shook his head  I knew he wus right.  " 'The senor wonders to find me here.  Listen, the senor has been kind. I am  the last of my race, why should I not tell  you.'  " 'Then Tom that old man spun me a  yarn that beat creation I tell you. It  seems he was a direct descendent of an  old Toltic tribe and this was one of their  temples for sun worship iu times gone  by. When the Spaniards came the tribe  hnd fought them hard and long but to no  use. Finally the rest fell back and found  hiding away out there in that secret  valley where for ages they had went once  a year to perform the great sun feast and  butcher people to stand iu with their  god. Gradually they had died out until  the last of them, that old man, had been  left alone for more years than you or I  will live. You know how them beggars  hold on ter life. Theu his mind begau to  wander off and the first thing I knew he  was talkin' of gold. Gold in chunk., iu  lumps, by the ton until my hair stood on  end. About every second word was in  his own lingo but enough Spanish run  through it to make me savvey.  "So the night passed and it was along  toward sun up when he came tojhimself.  " 'Senor' he said, 'carry me out into the  open, let me see the great sun once more'  So I lifted him up and took him to a  place where the first sunshine over the  hills would break on his face.  "One after another the streaks of sunshine came over the hill. The old man  threw himself forward on his face. Then  lifting his hands began a song. This  ended I carried him back, aud for an  hour or two he rested quiet.' Then I  went out and rounded up the pack stock  and squinted about for any signs of  trouble but saw nothing. When I got  back the old man was lying iu tbe same  place but seemed to be worn out like he  been doing some hard work.  "'Senor come here,' he said, and I  went up.  " 'There is something for you.' Then  he handed me a plate of gold about a foot  across on which was a human face surrounded by rays. I know what it was  for I had seen the same thing on many of  the ruins only in stone. It was an image  of tho sun god of the Toltecs.  "Santa Maria" I cried "for the love of  heaven where did you get this?  " 'It is one of many, hidden deep from  thieving, . butchering - Spaniards'. he  replied, 'more I can't tell you.'  ���������'Then I begged and pleaded, what  good would it do when be, the last of  them Toltecs, was dead. Why hot let  me know.  "Suddenly the old man lifted his head.  'Swear to me' he said, 'that not one drop  < i Spanish blood flows in your veins, and  I hat not one grain of all shall ever cross  : Spanish palm.'  "I s wi i re fast enough for I always did  ': i,e a Greaser anyhow Then he fum-  oied inside his skin shirt brought out this  bit of hide and unrolling it started.  "���������Senor many years ago, this was the  grave of my last friend. Hunted, hunted  back by the Spaniards to this little valley.  Here they built this temple and many  men's children grew old, and their children closed their eyes. But always death  kept creeping up and the settlement  grew less and less. I know not how long  ago since I closed the eyes of my brother  the last bnt myself to go.  "Long before I was born or my grand ���������  father~either_the_ tribe_hollowed_out"ai  place in the cliffs up yonder. Iuto this  was stored the treasures of many a temple  which the fierce Spanish robbers would  have looted. There it rests today and  here is the key to its hiding place. When  my brother died I grew lonely and  wandered away for years. Time aud  time again I have sat, the despised old  Indian, aud listened to tales of plunder  nnd bidden treasure by the Mexicans as  tbey now call themselves. Listened and  smiled to think ou what I knew. Then  years camo on me and a great longing to  die here omong the bones of my fathers.'  "The old man's voice grew weaker, his  breath came in grasps, 'By aud by I will  tell you more. Tomorrow it shall be  yours���������who arejgood to the old Indian.'  "Well Tom I fell you I didn't sleep  much thnt night thinking of that gold  and fondling the chunk I had. I got np  by daylight and took a turn around to  ease my mind. Well I wandered off a  little way more 'n I mean't and it was  sun up when I got back. Now comes the  cursed part of my luck. Tbat old man  had crawled out iuto the sunshine and  was lying on his faoi, I got no answer to  my question of bow he felt, and when I  turned him over he was stone dend. I  tore off his shirt and got tbat skin but  what good was it. Nothin' but birds and  heads and zizzags all over, 'glyphics they  call 'em, Well then I guess I went, a little  off for I charged and tore around them  ruins some I tell you. It.was no go. Up  and down the rocks I climbed, for he  said 'in the cliffs up yonder,' but not a  trace. Well there ain't "much more. I  stayed a month; then them Yaquis came  skulking around' and gave me a close  race for the border and here I am. You  come down to my cabin tonight and I'll  show you that gold face.  "Well I went" said Tom Allison after a  pause, "and there it was, solid gold,  weighing about fifteen pounds.  "That was nigh onto thirty years ngo,"  continued thenarrator, twice Jim-Munn  risked bis hair among them Yaquis but  no go.  "Then an idea that maybe some of  them' fellers'" what monkey round the  pyrmids might rend that skin and off he  goes. Back he would come busted, go  inter the diggings, pile up a stake and  try again. I guess every scientific  snoozer in Europe knows old Munn and  that piece of bnckf-kin but not a galoot  of them could ever make head or tail of  its meaning. Last I heard of him he was  out in Berlin lookin' up some Dntchie  what claims to savvie them thing, but I  guess net, leastwise I ain't heard from  ' Jim for five or _ix years."  j    And all hand* took a drink.  New Business!  New Goods!  New Prices!  AT THE  Ideal   Grocery    Store,  NEXT TO THE SILVER KING HOTEL.  Everything Fresh from the Factory and of  the Highest Quality.  PRICES WILL ASTONISH YOU BY THEIR CHEAPNESS,  Give Us a Trial and Be Convinced.  A. C. BUCHANAN, . NELSON, B. C.  GOLD, "SILVER and PLATED WARE  WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELRY,  EARN PIANOS,' SEWING MACHINES  AND OPTICAL G-OODS.  Spokane Falls &  Northern R'y.  Nelson A Fort  Sheppard R'y.,  AH Rail to Spokane, m  cane  Daily (Except Sunday) Between  and Northport.  Tri-Weekly Between Northport and Nelson.  THE BEST OF EVERY LINE AT  JACOB DOVER'S, BAKER ST., NELSON.  1(258),*  GILKER $ WELLS.  IMIOIRIE  _N"_E-\V  G-OOZDS-  SUITS I  8EEGES,  CHEVOITS,  1"W_33*EJDS.  PANTS  The Finest Goods and the Latest Styles.  A Special Line of Boys'Clothing.  SJP:E3CI_A.I_  TO TH-EJTIR-A-IDIEL  We hold the largest stock of Cigars in town. Our own  brands��������� ''La Progression" and 'Pride ofthe West"���������are  splendid value.   Call and Inspect.  GILKER & WELLS, NELSON AND PILOT BAY. ,������  SPECIAL FOB  30 DAYS������������������  - ���������*���������* . '       -  SUIT., TWEED, FROM$27.00 DP. .  SUTO, FANCY WORSTED, $35.00 UP  TROUSERS FROM $6.50 UP.   rAHNE OF ENGMSH-WHIPCORDr$10;  USUAL PRICE $13., OVERCOATS JN  PROPORTION^  J. SQUIRE, Merchant Tailor.  COR. BAKER AND WARD STREETS. so  Leave 7.30 a.m. NELSON Arrive 6.15 p. m.  Trnius leave Nelsou for Spokane every  Monday, Wednesday and Fmiday, returning leave Spokane Tuesdays, Thursdays  and Saturdays at 7 a. ra., and making  close connection by S.S. Nelsou with all  Kooteuay Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek, connectr.tMarcus with stage on  Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays aud  Fridays.  Passengers for Trail Creek mines connect at Northport, with stage Daily.  Kaslo  & Slocan   Railway*  TIME CARD NO. I.  Going Wkst. Daily Goino Kast.  Leave 9.00 u. in.   Kaslo Arrive 3.50 p.m.  "     8.3U a. m.   South Fork       "      3.15 p.m'  "     9.-.H. m.   Sproule's "      2.15 p.m  "    9.51 a. ni.   Whitewater      "      2.00 p.m.  "   10.03 a. m.   Hear Lake '       1.48 p.m.  "   10.18 a. in.   McGuigan "      1.33 p.m.  "   10.30 a. m.   Italic}-. "      1.21 p.m.  "    10.39 a. m.   Junction "      1.12 p.m.  Aro.   10.50 a, in.   Sandon Leave   1.00 p.m.  Subject to chango without notice.  For   rates and  information   ppply at th  Company, oilices.  ROBT. IRVING, W. H. McGRAW,  (264)   Trafllc Manager. Superintendent.  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTENAY  STEAM  NAV.  CO  (LIMITED)  TIME CARD No. 9.  In Effect _Urt.li 1Mb. ISM.  It EYE-STOKE   lKllill.-Mraairr "Kakaip-  Leaves Arrowhead for Nakusp and Robson  Sundays, Tuesday.-, and Thursdays at 8 p. m.  Leaves Robson for Nakusp, Wigwam and  Canadian Pacilic Railway points (east and  west) Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at  4 p. in.  Connection is made at Robson with C. & K.  Ity. for Nelson and Kootenay Lake points and  with Str. "Lytton" for Trail and Northport.  TKAIL-KOBMON  BOIITE.  -learner "|.jHon."  i_  Leaves   Trail   for   Robson    on   Mondays,  Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 a. in., returning  to Trail same evening.  Close connections ut Kobson with - Str.  "Nakusp'* for Nakusp and Revelstoke and  with C. & K. Ry. for Nelson and Lake points.  KORTHI'UltT-TIU'tl   ROUTE  <._   Simmer  "lytton."  Leaves Trail for Northport on Tuesdays,  Thursdays and Saturdays at "a. m.  Returning leaves same days Northport fo  Trail at 1 p. ni., arriving at Trail 5 p. m.  Connects at Northport with S. F. & N. Ry.  for Spokane.          XELSO.VK.t_M> KOHTE.-'-SIr NelnoM.**  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo, Sundays at  4 p. ni.. Tuesdays at 5.30 p. in,. Wednesdays a<_ 5.30 p. m��������� Thursdays at ''5.30  p. m., Fridays at 5.30 p. ni.. Saturdays at 5.30 pi  in. Connecting on Tuesdays, Thursdays . and  Saturdays with N. & F. S. Ry. at Five Mile  Point and with C. & K. Ry. on Wednesdays  und Fridays for Kaslo and Lake points.  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson, Sundays at 8  a. m., Mondays at 3 a. m��������� Wednesdays at 3 a. m., Thursdays at 8 a. m���������  Fridays at 3 a. ni��������� Saturdays' at 8 a. m.  Connecting on Mondays, Wednesdays and  Fridays nt Fivo Mile Point with N. & F. S. Ry.  for Spokane and at Nelson "with 'Columbia  & Kootenay Railway for all C.P.R. points, Arrowhead, Nakusp and Trail.  CANADIAN PACIFIC BAIL WAY   ." ___3Srp   SOO   FACIglO   EOXTTE.  Shortest aDd Quickest  Pacilic Coast aid Eastern Points.  St. Paul," Chicago, Toronto, Montreal,  St. Louis, Kansas City, Buffalo. New York.  IR-S-.TJSS _?:__-_- LOVEST.  : Greatest Variety pf Bontes, Rail anel Steamers.  Leaves Nelson Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10.00 o'clock, making  close connections with Transcontinental trains at Kevelstoke.  Before buying ticket elsewhere see or write nearest agent.  J.HAMILTON, H. J_.MACDOIS'ELL, GEO. McL. BROWN,  Aarent. Nelson.        Trav. Frgt and Pass, Agt., Nel'wn.      Dist. Pass. Atrfc.Vanrouver  .--Tlio rijjhUs.rcsery-d to change this-schcdule-  at any time without notice.'  ..  For tickets, rates, etc., apply nt Company's  oBlce, Nelson.  T. ALLAN,  "Secretary.  J. W. TROUP,   .  Manager.  MORTHERN  IN    PACIFIC R. R.  s  Pullman  Sleeping Cars,  Elegant  Dining Cars,  Tourist  Sleeping! Cars.  TEA!   TEA!   TEA!  We know yon'have tried many times to tray Good  Tea and hare failed again and again. You have  never tried oiir Tea in  ONE  POUND  PACKETS.  We are modest and do ixot like to tell what the  Governor-General said in praise of the Tea at the  Phair Hotel.   It was ours.  TO  /ST." rAIL  MINNEAPOLIS  DIX-YH  FABt-O  GRAND   FOBKS  C-tOOIt-TO--  WI.VNirCti  l_.EI.ENA _������d  BITITE  THROUGH   TtOKETS  -TO-  CHI-ACO  WASHINGTON  PHILADELPHIA  NEW YO_tl_  R0-TO.V aud all  Polati East,  Went and _������ath.  *  Hudson's Bay Company,  BAKER STREET, NELSON. Os*?)  For information, time cards,  ma ps and ticket'.  call on or write  H. G. STIMMEL,  T. P. Agent, Nelson, B.C.  ���������������������������F. D. GIBBS,  General Agent, Spokane, Wash,  ������r  A. D. CHARLTON,  Jstt. Gtnl. Pass. Agent Ptrtlamd, Ortfttr,

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