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The Miner May 23, 1896

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Array THE MIMUS IN KOOTENAY ARE  AMONG THE RICHEST IN  AMERICA  THE ORES ARE Hi&fi-GftADE  N  GOLD, SILVER, COPPER  AND LEAD.  Whole Number 301.  Nelson,  British Columbia, Saturday, May   2  _*>  1896.  Price. .Five,Ont  METAL QUOTATIONS  NEW YOltK.  May-         IK      18  1!)  20  *'2l  22  SlI.VKH (172...1173..  ..67]..  .67?..  ..672..  ..672.  (Har)  L-Al>.:....:������>0.....00.  ..2!K)..  ,:i00.  ..300.  ..._974  (lirokurs' Price.*.)  PRODUCE OF THE MINES.  UETUKNl. FOlt 1������������6 UP TO 1) . TK  OltE TREATED IN KOOTENAY.  At Nelson .;-   . 8,193  21,073  ORE EXPORTED.  Slocan via Nakusp   .. -j,m  ���������:ns.  35,172-J  FKOD-CK OF SMKLTI  TONS  Pilot,Hay, silver lend bullion....  Hclclicr-J V Brooks to W M Grifilths h  Atlantic Cable���������ll Carter to Win Culdwell ft  $800.  May U-  C H ft Q-KI5 Twig- and E I") Brown to Fred  Tlalliituy $500.   S100 cash and ������100 Aug 21'9C.  Atlantiu Cable���������II '1' iiurruss to VV Caldwell  i $1000.  -���������Jliarleslnn No 1���������Conrad Wolfe to J Vy  Knight 1*25. .    ,      ���������      ,  (iooil Kridnv���������F limui- to E .S Topping !���������  Elinii, Souliii.rn Hollo Snow Shoe, Lu Helle ������>t  Croix Hluo Chin and l_.lt.tlo .Too--' Hiinnii  transfers all his interest to K S Topping.  White Hint���������J Peterson and J H Stroll to E  W"S! roll $100.  Trilby No ������������������������IIC Palmer lo J C Fisher 4-  --Old Hen and Alwent���������\V G Adamson toB  Ilo'iiiililnnd 1-2. __���������, ���������. .,  Black; Prince Nol-J Lowcrine to W Pfoifcr  anil J J Hand H.  Kin!,' of the West���������W Pfcifor to WJ-OWorinit  and .1 J Hand ii.  , .,  Queen of the Valley���������J J Hand toW Pfeifer  and J Lowering.  W  NEW LOCATIONS.  NELSON  1.771  OltE SHIPMENTS.  Return* Siuce Last ,M'eel*.  VIA'NOUTIll'OUT.  May 11-15���������  Josie to Ituttc... .: '������������������  May 7-12��������� t    .  Josie to Tacoina.   via kasi.o.  May 10-  Slocan Star to Smelter   Slocan Boy   to Smelter   Wellington to   Everett   Antoine to Everett   VIA   NAK.S1*.  May 10-  '"���������  Alamo   "Slocan Star ,   TONS  5  MATTE AND BULLION.  -Miiy 16-21���������  Hall Mines [Matte]   May 14-17���������  Pilot IJay IBullion]     91  60  10  15  17'  20  120  263  .80..  153  SMELTER RETURNS.  For the week ending May lfl the Hall Mines  Smelter put through 1005A tonsof ore, produc-  iiiKGll ton. of Matte.  May 15���������  Beach Nut���������J Davis Deer Park.  May 16-  Comet���������Sinkun and Perkins, Sandy Ck  Cashier���������Same, Anderson Ck.  Boston Boy���������Same. Deer Park.  Gold Issue I'-ac-ion���������(J... Coiw.ll 19 Ck.  May 18-  Josie���������J M Dunn, 11 . in \v of Poorman.  Jo. Beef and Hardup���������A Julian 49 Ck.  Ulster���������J  Laverichiimd A Brown 0 m from  Nelson on N & V S Ity.  Joseph Fraction���������\V  J   Skyn:icr 1 m \v of  Poorman.  White Pine-S Platl'Bald Mt.  Aidpatriek���������1. H Marshal! Lower Arrow L.  Tom .Thumb���������Geo Ateheson same.  New Westminster���������D MMarshall same.  May 19- r'  Kay���������P Perkins MorningMt.  True Blue���������A Brownand E Whalley Cottonwood Ck. ���������   ,  Cariboo���������A M Teed Deer Park  Alma���������T Proctor same.  Black Cloud   and  lied Blanket-AV  Boyee  same place.  Quippla���������A -1 Teed, same  Drum Lomond���������I Campbell same.      ���������  Tamarae. British Lion���������W G Ellis Deer P.  Comet���������J Stewurt Toad Mt.  May 20-  ' Whale���������A Stewart Salmon ltiver  Gold Producer���������11 Blundell 3 nis of Nelson;  The following are in Deer Park '  Black Wolf and Good Hope���������J EBate  Black-nan���������'I' J Bate  Nakusp���������If G Anderson  Rubv���������Hector Poirier  Blue- Hook���������J __ Bate  Mohawk���������D J Stnnoact  Taniitrak, Big Horn and Blackfoot���������11  Hutchinson  '   Iron Clad-S J Bate  May 21���������  Stanley���������DW Cumiiiings TotulMt  May 22-  Union���������L   G   Comstock   and A L  Hughes  Lower Arrow Lake  Black Tulip���������F Fritz and T B jwinan same.  "  MINING RECORDS.  THE WEATHER.  Where no consideration  is named in transfers  the nominal sum of $1 is to be understood.)  MINING TRANSFERS.  -J E Boss to Thadaeona Silver  During i ho wi-.k, the  changed fur the better  appears to have arrived.  TJIEKMOMKTKlt.  weather has  and summer  On thu' Siinilkameen great preparations are being made for hydraulicing  this year and some rich strikes of  quart/, are also reported.  Ou Boundary Mountain a few miles  fHither tu the west Messrs. Turner nud  Trues are prospecting the suowshoe with  tho diamond drill aud are said to be  more thau sati.fied with the results so  far.  The Gold Drop claim adjoining has a  ledge which they have crosscut aud found  to be near a Hundred feet wide. It is  expected that they will take up the bonds  wheu due.  Messrs. Thomet and Wood huve been  developing their Noith Stai claim iu  Long Lake camp with satisfactory  results aud Mr. \V. T. Smith has beeu  blowing exceedingly rich ore out of the  Last Chance in Smiths camp.  Investors are beginning to come in and  iu consequence we hear of the sale of the  rich Skylark claim and of the great  copper claim iu .Copper camp.  Aunconda and Greenwood City the  twin cities of Boundary Creek are buildiug up rapidly and keeping two sawmills  busy all the time. On Rock Creek  Mountain aud at Camp MoKiuney pros  pects improve steadily.  Mr. Sidley has sold his free gold miue  und the Cariboo- miue at Camp McKiu-  uey is richer than ever after a most  profitable ruu of over two years. The  same company have begun hydrauliciug  at tiie mouth of Rock Creek on what is  left of the old rich bencbes������_ere.  AtFairview we hear of the sale of the  Morning Star to a coast company for  g.r.O,Oi.O und the bonding of three other  rich' claims, the Smuggler, Stemwinder  and the Joe Dandy. In consequence of  which the , two years sleep of this camp  seems likely to be awakened before long.  On the North Fork of Kettle river there  is news of a good strike in Evan's camp  and the lessees of ths Volcanic Mouutain  mines are pleased with the result of such  work .as they have ��������� done so far. The  Seattle claim is looking if possible better  than ever aud there cau be no doubt but  that with the arrivul of the Columbia  Western Railway will come very stirring  times iudeed.  The Columbia and Western Railway  company have two parties, in the field  prospecting for suitable passes for  their railway fj'om Trail to Penticton.  Mr. Tye is ��������� ut between Grand Porks  and Trail and Mr. Sullivan between  Grand Forks and Penticton. It is expected that they will have-enough in  formation in six weeks to be able ������������������*���������  put locating parties in the Held.  MR. MARA, M. P. AT NELSON.  On Wednesday evening Mr. J. A.  Mara, M, P. addressed a public meeting in Thomson's store, Nrlson. Owing  to the fact that thu Fireiiall is undergoing repairs and Hume's Hall is occupied as Mr. Bostock's committee  \ rooms,  this was   the   ouly  available  place.  About  ���������lie  May  NEI.SON'  May 10-  Giiz-lcy Bear  Copper'Co Ld.  May 21- .  ' M issoula-C Monroe to J B HeniiiKor 1 8a.  Missonla-Saino to M Scully 1 $10t.  Missoula���������Same to K C Heiiniger.l $100  May 22-  ClienanKO. Colton. Bal"* Kagle-C B Dunning  to J C Tailcnadgo 1-10 $500   '   NAICUSl".  May 7���������  U C���������L Sherrin to H Madden . S300  Cat. Hop���������P McDonald to same J.    ��������� -  ltuby���������H C Kodd to J Hector ��������� ������12..  May 9-  rroincstora-N Dcmcrs.to J C Gore 4 8250  Nellie D-ll McKinnon to J G Devlin i 9\M  Highlai.d Mav���������H   McKinnon to J Devlin *  $100.  May 11���������    '   .  Alma-W Douglas to W K Call 1-2 $150.  . . ji r>_w rtnnglius to Trucmaii and (.all.i ->*������  17���������Max..  1S-  10-  20���������  21���������  ���������'2���������  2;'���������  .63������  .OS  Min .  ..-1  '1������  ."07������  ..ta0  ..70������  ..77?  .'.38 ������  ..;���������.-> ������  ..40������  ..45������  ..40������  ..S3->  ..40������  ,,Tliese readings are taken at !) a. ni. and consequently represent the highest and lowest  temperature during the preceding 21 hours.  NEWS OF THE CAMPS.  / May 12-  ��������� Cathop���������McDonald and Sherrin to J Milne 1  O K���������W Douglas to W K Call ' SUiO      =  May 16-  llighhind Mary���������K McKinnon to J Gordan  1-4 $200.   - ' -  Highland Mary���������J Devlin to J Befron 1-4 $300  MavlOi  Blue Bell No 2-F C Whitney to G N Jordan  1-4 ������100.  .   : -��������� NELSON.  The compressor plant for the Poorman  arrived last week and is now being put  into'position'.    -  Messrs. Pellew Harvey and J Kiumond  left for the Coast on Monday. They are  negotiating a deal on tbe Poorman.  Earl W. Stanley, a mining engineer of  San Francisco, was here duriug the week  He said that he was inspecting some  Toad Mountain properties on behalf of  au English syndicate,  _  to  KOOTENAY POLLING PLACES. "  Out of the 61 polling places in Yole:  Cariboo the following have been fixed for  this part of the constituency:.' .   .  No. 3_. Menhenick House, Lardeau.  ?,o. Post Office, Trout Lake City.  Post Ofnce,.Galena City.  Government Office, Nakusp.  School House. Kaslo.    .,  G< v't Office, Windermere.  Post Office, Fire Valley.  Gov't Office, New Denver.  Court House, Nelsou.  Gov't Office, Ainsworth.  Gov't Office,'Rossland.  3G.  37-  38.  39.  40.  41.  42.  43.  44.  MINING NOTES.  KOSSLAND.  At the Snowshoe there are 200 tons  of concentrates leady for shipment.  The Ophir mine at Rat Portage is  reported sold to Mr. Coldwe.ll, proprietor of the adjoining claim, the Sultana,  f6F$80.000 cashr��������� = j--   Mav 8������������������  Elma-F Hnnmi to L W Mulholland 1-2.  Klma���������J,ohn Klliot to F Hanna ;1 $5.  Farviow -W G Kstep to F Watson J  Lone Star and Sibley���������K Smith lo W^Hibbils  and A Hamtleld.  Bonna Doon���������11 C Longley to A Cessford 5..  Pitkin-K Cooper to A Pogl J. SIO  "MayO-  Sanipsou���������G  Dcnnison to K J Balfour 1 $l'H).  Gem and Ti'jer���������J II Adams ..to IIC Wallers  $15,000. $1,000 May 20 and $.1,509 within 10 days  of deposit or crown grant, wit h bank of 1. N A.  $5,250 in liO days after depo .it $5,250 in l'.Odays  thereafter.  ���������Hainbow���������W .1 Maxwell to N- Jerry \  Skillittolee���������G G Smith to J Henderson 3 $5.  Silv'crmo���������S F Moore and J S'Haker to Sil-  vcrinc Gold Mining Company $5.  Caledonia, Pott and Boomer���������S F Moore  sole c,*ceeiitri- of the late F It Moore to Caledonian* Cons. Mining Co S5. 0  Fru-burn_-Cho-ter   Glass to Freeburn Gold  -dining Co, Ltd. Ly 199,000 shares of stock. *  "May 11-        *        - ���������     ",  Alwent���������W G- Adamson und B W Houghland  to S F Griswold and J T Walker J.  Sumincrside���������W JIcLaiighlin to 'Thos Gee. 1-2'  $100, assessment work.  Colorado' No 1 and 2 and Rosy King���������W II  llickerson to C E .Waterhouse 1-2 in each 3200.  Lone Star-AA Hamiield to A Daly W Drain  and KC McDonald,  Ethel, Bed Top Bannock Elephant and Le  Blanc Nos 1,2. 3, Northern Light and Drill���������H  K Lawry-to SS Bailey 4-10 iu eaeh $2,000, SHJ0  cash $1,900 May 25. *'  Free Coinage.5 JcffDavis, Stonewall and Empress���������S C Collins M Kunt- Chas Ink Nels  Pearson W Y Clark and WS Enlow- to J B  McArthur, trustee option to purchase on or  before June 11890 for $12,500 cash or a bond for  one year in the sum of $50,000 5 per cent to be  paid on execution of the bond, $250 was paid  for this option. .  May 12��������� r  .. "Golden  Cross Mackie.and   Golden Age���������II  Smith to J McHale i in each $102.  Black ltiver and White River���������J Hunkel to  LP Thragg 1-2 in each $50.  Black ltiver. White ltiver and Yellow River���������.  J Kunkel to AV Davidson 1-2 in each $100.  Hughes���������C Liftehild to G L Mouat J So.  .    Hughes-C Liftehild to M Isbister i $5.   -  Black Prince���������G Johanson to Chas Larson 1-2  *20.  Thompson���������A W Upton to S E Chiziim i $130  ��������� . Missing Link-^ John Blois to G D McKay  May 13-  - John Thomas���������Ed Maloney to J Price J  Antelope���������C H Brown to J G Devlin 1-2 $100.  Dandy No 2 and High Ore No 2,   all. and  Cascade and Ural 1-2 in each���������N Pearson and  .AV Gibson to It Miller $10.  Ural and Cascade���������A E Jefferson to I  1-2 in each.  Black Bess No 3 and Bonanza���������J T Pavne to  Unbody i$300.  BOSSLAND.  The Josie has let a contract for the  haulage of 10 tons "of bre a day to North-  port.  Two men were injured at the Monte  Christo by trying to dig out a "missed  hole."  All of the unsold portion of the Treasury stock of the Phoenix has been withdrawn froni the market.  J. D. Sword the representative of the1  Ingersoll Rock Drill Co. is superintending the installation of the new plant at  thc Josie."  At, a meeting'of the Poorman company  in Spokane it w:is decided to make no  further assessments ou tlie stock, and to  ship ore instead. The first shipment  leaves at ouce.  J. H. O'Leary who recently purchased  Dan McGillivrny's share in the C..& C has  put a force of men to work ou the claim  to open it up arid develop the ore body.  Voluey D. Williamson has transfened  his bond on ihe City of Spokane to Mr.  Barnard'- .company, the Lillooet Fraser  River ���������& Cariboo Gold Field** Ltd. The  bond has 5) months to run and is for  $05,000. It is rumored tbat "the same  company will take over the North Star.  Two thirds of the Mabel have" been  purchased from Ef. Stevenson for $.000  cash. The purchasers are tUe W. A".  Ritchie,- syndicate.' Mr. Stevenson has  just bought the property from Judge  Newton. He retains one-third interest  for which he will take stock in the company that is to be formed. The Mabel  is on Centre Star creek and adjoins the  Cliff and City of Spokane.  Upwards of a ton of rich looking ore  has been brought to Victoria by Capt.  John Irving from Surita Creek which  runs into Barclay Sound.  The Skylark and Denver claims at  Greenwood City have been bought by  the Lexington Co of Butte Montana  for $20,000, one half cash.  It is reportedjthat |a strike of rich  free milling gold rock has been made  in the Empress mine at Jack Fish near  Port. Arthur. Tt is said to go over  $1(10 in gold..  Capt. Irving says the l<*_lge is of immense size, over 300 feet thick, nnd can  be traced by croppings to the top ofthe  mountain. The claim is easily accessible being only about half a mile from  the shore. The Captain estimates that  thore nre 100,000 tons of ore in sight,  valued at $1,000,000 ' When we add  that "'the ore resembles, that of Trail  Creek" we have said all that is -necessary. .     ������������������ '-  The Crown Point Gold Mining Co.,  has been incorporated in Spokane with  with the usual million dollar capital.  The incorporators huve crownogrants  on the Crown Point,Hidden Treasure,  and White Swan claims. The trustees  are John A. Finch. V. D. Williamson,  J. D. Farrell, W. H. Williamson. Chas.  Dougherty. "R. K. Niel and H. K.  Galushn. The mines are in the South  Belt at Trail Creek and have already  had a good deal of development 'work  done on them. ''-  one   hundred  persons were  present and Mr. Croasdaile was voted  tu the chair.   He briefly addressed thu  meeting and then called on Mr.  Main-  Mr. Mara  said that he was glad to  meet so many of the constituents.   Hi-  had   intended   to   visit the   outlying  parts of his huge constituency   first  and then later on come to Nelson ami  other   more  central   places,   but  his  friends had pointed out that his adversary had already been here and had  arranged a committee   and   advised  him (Mr. Mara)  to  loose   no   time  in  visiting  Nelson.     Therefore   he   had  changed   his   plans and  was  paying  rather a hurried visit but hoped to  come again before polling day.  POL.CIE8 OF THE PARTIES.     ,  He then contrasted the policies of  the two parties. The Liberals, he said  had no distinct policy, some of them  were advocating free trade straigh1,  others more or less protection, while  others were talking of commercial  union with the British .'Empire, or reciprocity with the United States, Ou tin-  other hand the policy of the Conserv-.  ative party was well known. It was a  bold and progressive policy calculated  to build up a nation within the boundaries of the Dominion. It was, based  on the lines of protecting the manufacturer so as to eucourage large  centres of industry, by putting a duty  on manufactured articles, while  udmitting raw material free. The interest of lhe miners was not foi gotten.  Their machinery (of a kind not manufactured in Canada) was admitted fw,  and a bonus was offered to the... smelling industry. Mr. Mara then.quoted  numerous figuraa going to prove the  prosperity of the Dominion under the  Conservative government. The savings of the people had very much in-;  creased and_ in conseqnence. of ib.  economical management of thecountry  Canada can borrow money at a cheaper  rate than any other country under  the British flag.  TUB REMEDIAL BILL.  A local.paper had accused him of  having no back bone because he voted  in favor of this measure. There are  times.when it is_, easier.to do wrong  than to do right. When he cast this  vote he was perfectly aware that it  would displease many of his constituents but he felt that when the  whole matter was explained and understood it would be found that he had  done what was right. He was not an  advocate of separate schools generally.  He believed in a national school sysem  such as we have in British Columbia.  Where children of all denominations  were educated together they grew up  in a greater spirit "of of toleration and  made better citizens. That however  was not the question which the bill  suggested. The real question was  whether the minority of the people of  Manitoba had any rights or not. Toe  speaker then went into lengthy  details of the history of the ctse indicating that at the time of Con-!  federation the Roman Catholics of  Manitoba were guaranteed their rights  to separate schools. It was this same  right which the majority of Manitoba  proposed to wrest from the minority.  The hill therefore was one to protect  "that minority~in'!_"th-ir-right_;~which  had been confirmed to them by  the Privy Council, the highest court  in the realm. In supporting that bill  he felt.sure that he was acting in iic-  cordance with British fair play. If the  people threw out the government on  this question they would only* return  the other party to do precisely the  same thing. The question ought  never to have been allowed to enter  Domiuion politics and would not hardline so if it had not heen dragged- in  by the opposition oh purpose to inn,'...  political capital. - - .  KEVISION OF THE**VOTERS LIST.  ceived.   It had clso   been-said that  was a sympathiser with   the   Caund.au  Pacific Railway.    He defied any <>i>o ���������'���������  h'iv that where the interests of the C. P.  it. conflicted with those of Kootenay lie  had been found siding with the former.  When the C. P. R. opposed Mr. Corbin  over the buildiug of the Nelson &,' Fort  Sheppard Railway, he fom-lit theC. P. K.  in the railway committee and obtained  the charter for Mr. "Corbin.    In   doii (,'  this moreover he was by no means acting  in his owu interests  becau.se   Oefoie   lii.  euiioiruction of  that railway,  his  hunt.'  on the Columbia were doing n good trade  between Robson  and.the   lower   rivei,  whicli fell  ot! as soon  as  the  liue  was  complete.      He was iiIho 'successful in  obtaining a charter for the lied Mour-  tuiu line,  which again  wns detriment!.I  iu the steamboat interest.  chow's nest pass route.  .The Government had hot lost sight of  the necessity of openiug up the country  by every meaus in its power and had  pledged themselves to lend the C. P. K.  820,000 a mile for the construction of  this road, which would be of the greatest  benefit to Nelson.  CONC-TJSION.  He again pointed out the uncertainty  of the policy of the liberals some of  whom were advocating free trade and  others protection. The speaker was here  asked what liberal had advocated protection. Mr. Mara replied, Mr. Morrison  of New Westminster and hinted that Mr.  Bostock at Kelowua'had done the same.  On the other hand the Conservatives  had a well defined policy that was easily  understood and had brought prosperity  10 Canada. This policy tended to briDg  closer relations with the mother country  by means of preferential trade and per-  iiups might be an important factor iu a  final grand confederation of the Empire  ia which Cauada would occupy so noble  a positiou.  . Mr. Mara who had been listened to  with great atteution then sat down  amidst applause.  QUESTIONS.  Mat Kelly wanted to know if Dan  McGillivray wonld have the contract to  build the Crow's Nest Pass line, to which  Mr.Mara replied, "I hope not."  Mr. Elphinstone asked: . Whereas  foreign governments employ none but  their-owu people on national works. Will  you in the interests of British subjects  introduce a measure giving them the  sole right to employment ou nil works  under the supervisionof tha go verumeiit.  Mr. Elphinstone explained that his  question related to the ��������� Government  works going.ou at Esq.limalt where Ihe  meu got only ������1.50 a day, which was iii t  a living wage, owiug to tne competition  of Swed-3, Italians and others.  Mr. Mara replied that the woiks in  question were.being carried out'by the  Imperial Government and not by the  Dominion. The'; latter had approach od  the home authorities on this very qnesli.n  but had been met by tho reply that tlu-.v  considered it their duly to the taxpayer  to employ the cheapest labor available.  On geueral principles lie agreed with  the questioner namely that none but  British subjects should be employed on  public works.  Asked how protection would benefit  Kooteuay, Mr, Mara replied that in  framing a policy for a huge country like  Canada it was impossible to make oue to  lit every separate part of it." The country  must be considered as a whole. In protecting the farmers the'Kooteuay district  was benefitted by the growth iu its-  neighbourhood of agricultural district  .wheuce supplies for the miners could be  obtained.  .  The meeting then   concluded   with  a  vote of thanks to the chairman.  ver Island with .'{0,000 has .three members. Mr. Buchanan finished aft hi*  call of lime from thi' chairman amid  Inuil appliu^'e. ' *'.-������������������  Mr. S. P. Tuck was called lor hy^tlie  audience Inn. would nut. speak. ��������� Tlie  chairman in a short, speech cull.U upon  anv gentleman to clear the air regarding ih'* Remedial Bill by telling what  the liberals wen* going to do ��������� in  this matter.  Mr. McCullum asked a question* relating to school law in the Province of  Ni'wJ.riniswick.  Mr. .Mara���������When . New Brunswick  entered Confederation the. act stated  ���������,is ei-lablis-hed bylaw,' and the New  Brunswick scl'ools were not established  bv law bnt onlv by practice. When  the Manitoba Act was framed ihe  words "by practice" were added to  cover the ground (applause.) Mr.  Buchanan, asked, in 1890 when Mr.  Corbin and his associates^ were, applying for a charter for the Nelson & tort  Sheppard road, and a petition; was  sent by the Robson Government asking the Railway Committee to refuse,  did you say lhat you igreed with the  petition:* - ..     .    -������������������..  Mr. Mara���������I must say I have no  -���������.-collection of any such question being  asked.  Mr. Tuck���������What is your position  regaid to lhe Lardo-Dunc-m River i  propria! ion?    .  Mr. Mara���������Mr. Gamble made an  animation and reported the sc'.lii  feasible, the river could be opened,  about, lfl) miles for two to three thousand dollars. I made application ami it  was placed on the supplinientaiy li���������fc  and no doubt would have, passed. .1 lie  house in which case the work wjnilil  have been done between January.'ami  March*. ...-.-  Mr. Retallack���������I would like to oskMr.  Mara how many meetings of this kiu/l'he  lias lield in llie'last sis years? .. !_.���������'_���������  ' Mr. Mara���������Possibly .a dozen, I "iu;ike  no pretensions as an orator, but am owiil-  iug to attend meetings at anytiini������.';;'niy  constituents desire t-.w should be caijed.  In couclnsiou Mr. Mura explaih.a ,;in  reply to Mr. Buchanan, that, thereibad  been no gerrymandering in this district,  tho representation had now to l-e.|by  population and the new district of. Ijtir-  raid including the City of Yancouvi-rjivas  entitled to a member, the.unit of papulation being 20.000 for ond member, y,ifui  Cariboo and Yale having together -inly  that number. /The district is so.l^'ge  that it was impossible for ln'm to innl^p a  canvas, for eight years he, had gone uver  new ground aud had not vet gene-tyver  it all. At the next census Kootenay- Swill  ���������no doubt have oce^or two "additional  members. After, thanking those present  (or their attention .Mr! Mara resumed j his  seat amidst applause . ^  Atter a beany vote of thauks toi.the  ch.iirman tlie meeting-adjourned.:- ���������<>.!���������"..-  ip-  eX-  *nie  ....  LOCAL   NEWS.  KETTLE ittXER, OKANAGAN _ SIMILKAMEN'  VALI/E-S.  The government have located a town-'  site reserve at the mouth of Pass creek  and probably could not have hit upon a  better location iu the whole country.   ���������  CHURCH NOTICES.  SuxDAf,' May 21, 1806.  Methodist Church,   Corner Silica  Another point on which he hud been  attacked was the revisiou of the voters  list. Early in the session he pointed out  the peculiar circumstances of tbe district to the government. He explained  how Rossland had grown into a large  place and how Trail und Sandon had  sprung into existence. Tbe population  of the constituency wan always shifting.  He urged on the Govern men t to introduce a measure to permit any elector cf  the YHle-Cariboo constituency to cast a  vote in any district in which he found  himself. Failing that, he had tried to  get power given to the returning-officer  to subdivide a polling division. This  would enable polling places to be estab-  lished'at Rossland, Trail* and Pilot Bay.  The first of these propositions was found  to be impracticable and the second was  defeated by the opposition on the ground  that it facilitated the crime of personation. He bad done all in his power to  remedy the, existing evil which "he felt  practically disfranchised many of the  electors.  PERSONAL . MATTERS.  He had noticed in a local paper that  he is putting forward the fact that he is  ' president of the C. & K. Bteamboat company as a reason for seeking the suit-rages of the electors.   -This statement he  - ,. AT KASLO.,  A meeting of the electors of Kaslo  was ~l!_Ur"oii~T'hursday���������evening���������in-  Gallop's Hall to hear Mr. .1. A.Mara,  give an 'account of his stewartship.  About 150_were present.  Mr. John Keen.-wasappointed chairman and Mr. Mara was suppoi ted on  the platform by Mayor Green.  Mr. Mara began his speech by paying a compliment to the ladies present  and then spoke for'an hour delivering  the same address as at Nelson, reported in'another'column. After he had  finished the chairman invited oppon-'  ent.s or friends to**speak and announced  that 15 minutes, would be allowed each  speaker, Mr. Mara having the right of  reply.  Iii response to *he,wishes of part, of  the audience Mr. G. O. Buchanan took  the platform. He said, I have no official  right to reply tiiJIr. Mara but am one  of those who will vole against him al  the election. Mr. Mara had said tliat.  owing to liberal obstruction, the bill  for granting a loan of $_<>,()<)() per mile  to Ihe C. P. I{. for lhe building oT the  Crow's Nest Pass road was defeated  by the opposition. I do not think that  11 scheme of that magnitude .should  have been brought into-the house at,  the. end of tin; se-.sion. Mr llaggart,  Minister of Wail ways, did not wait, until the.last moment to.build a canal  to his own sawmill,-he made sure of it  in good time, (cheers.) The bill was  brought in as an electioneering dodge,  and Mr. Mara says, send oui- party  back and We will build you the road.  Well, the road will;; he built whicli  ever party is in power. 'I'he  candidate"(Mr. Rostock) will vote  this road, and it will come anyway. If  the government had saved the time  they wasted squabbling for powei  the begining of the session,   foi  had  Pass. I-nad  wiahed to deny most emphatically: When ; iTtrht to remedy ii  ing laws they would have  1  time to put the Crow's Nest  through (che'-'rs) . In regard to the Remedial Bill, the Privy t.'.uiiicil  said,   if  there in a grievance Parliament   has a  and Josephine Streets. Services uat  11 a.. m. and 7.30 p. m. Morning subject "Faithful and Just" Evening sub-'  jpct."Are Christianity and Patriotism  Antagonistic?"     The    prav������*r ' mee'- j ������������������-*--���������--       ���������-..,- -  " ������������������ "���������--���������" S o'clock. ! ue first came  into the country and  ex-|mel,t   tried   without  le  Reiiu-dfal" Will  but I claim it was uot no.-jind   'hi*  Opposition   bv   the   Liberal' p.'inv,   now  ' -' '      'ectors   of  U?8 0,\* F,T,day e\, "Tr   ^n T,-*Sdav   amined it,  he - saw   that   there   was an ; pa__ n   bill.    We   an  Epworth Le-gue K. of C. on _ussclu> , _      jnrr f(jr Bteamboatsand he interested; commanded to pass t  evening *t S o clock. , _������___ {rieuds in tlie matter with   the re- "      '   '  *     "   Presbyterian Chukgh. Services at j sait that the company was   established  entirelv as a   commercial  undertakinj;.  But   tin*  Govern-  any   inquiry  to  .    The extreme lateness of tha spring has      ^ IWiC,���������    . 0��������� ���������        . .  ! very much retarded both prospecting and ji] a. in, und 7.:-?) p. m.   Sunday School   entirelv as a   commercial  undertaking. ������ gives the country, and the  ! developing the   mineral  of this district, I ;lt,   "930".      Prayer     meeting . Thurs-   He wa_ proud to say that  the service to . Kaslo a chance   to   make  their views  'still much  has  been   done this year iu I ,iliv   evening   at   8   p. in.  Christian   ,jay js cue that any country might be  known on this subject by  ih-ir ���������*'"'���������**���������  iboth. Endeavor Societv meets every Monday !oadofjjut at the same time be took  (cheers.)     Mr.    Buchanan  llien cai.eii  -r   ., '��������� ��������� i,������.t,;i������a i,o._  evening at 8 o'clock. ! no personal credit for it.     It had been  attention   ro   the gerrymandering   m  I    In thc-Okanagan very rich strikes have!e''--'"*= | ^ ������.^,.'*Y^ himinpa.   undertaking this   district.     The   whole   of     _ale-  I been made at O.ovoos on Kruger moun- j    Roman   Catholic   Church    M^s , eata hahed as ^ bnam������fl   und rUUug Uus   du m .cr. ^ ^^ ^^  Miller; tain, oue of free gold and auother of gold   and Offices  10 *i.m.    Vesners at ������.Sn.   PPV^^g.j^ed Uie company   hYd ' miles audabout 1! MMiinhabit-int. hav-  copper and iron said to assay exceedingly ISrrvices first,  third and fourth Sun-jkj������f-    ���������   ���������*��������� ^ . ^Har" it re-; ing only one member, whilst  \ anc-.11-  well. j days of the montn. 1 's1',cu &** .        ���������" j  In future the Post Office will be' open  on Sundays only  from  10 to 12 iii "the  morning. Mail    for the    United   States  and other points via Spokane  will J.V.dw  close at noon instead of at 3 p.m. as formerly ���������'.'   .  K. A. Ren wick  at one  time editor-of  The Minei* ha������ returned from his pa'rjia-.  mentary duties at   Victoria, i.-iud   i-'*'nt. :  present occupying the editorial chair just'"  vacated by John Houston.  We are sorry to hear of the death of  Mr. E- Lloyd Greanie which occured a  day or two ago at Rossland. Mr. Gieame"  was in Nelson about two mouths aco  having come from Golden to try his  fortune in this district.;  We are requested to announce that the -  tickets for the Oddfellow's ������������������Excursion -to  Kaslo by the S. S. Koknue'e are good for  return on Wednesday morrim;. Meals will  be furnished on board Hie boat on the  day of the excursion, at fifty cents .each.  The Equitable Saviugs Loan ' and  Biiilding "Association���������of "Toronto*-1'"have^"  opened a Branch in Nelson with M r. . W.  J. G. Dickson as agent. The following  gentlemen have joined the local board of  directors: Messrs". Croasdaile, Robson",  Gilker aud Dr. Symonds. Others will  be added- The Society will be found to "  be of great service to people wanting-to  build, or who may want a little capital to  start business with. . ���������  ���������A.n-excellent, colored lithograph' of  the steamship "Empress of Japan,"  one of the Canadian Pacific-Railway  Go's, magnificent Pacific liners Railing '  between Vincouver,' B." C, and Japanese <and." Chinese ports, has recent I v  been issued by the passenger M-afliu  'departmentof the company... U i������ a  faithful reproduction of a painting by  Fied Pausing, a well-known New  York artist port raying the dcp<irtur_  of tlie '���������Kinpre-s" from " Vancouver  harbor. The work is well executed,  th������ coloring artist ic. and the pieiiue-  which is intended'for promin.tn display would be an acquisition to the  wall, of any place of public r".ort.  Anion!.' the vi^itors^ to  Nelson-is   Mr.  Clive.Phillips-Wolley^ al one   time'chief  owner of Tiik Mrx.KK in d  a  v/ell  kt own  writer   on   sport   and   others    matters.  With him are Mr.   Warbnrton  Pike and  Mr. W.- Burton:   The former  is famous  for  adventurous" trips  into  the   barren  hinds  of "Northern   Canada,   whih*   the  latter is oue ofthe  best  known  sports-  ! men in British Columbia.   Other visitors  ! are A. T. Garland, J. Poupore," Mr. Mrs.  liberal ! and MissTliorbuni, W. It.  Ramsdell  of  for I Kalisnell, who is interested iu clainis  on  the   White   Grouse ���������  mountain,   J.    M.  Calderwood of Helena  and E.  Dempsie  of Siwkaue.  On   Thursday   afternoon    it     became  known that some change in the  proprietorship of our   local-contemporary  was  .itioat.   *We are now iu a position to  announce that the half interest in the paper  lately0 owned    by   Mr.   John   Houston,  has been sicq-tired-by   the friends of _Mr.  "Mara, M..P.   The journal in future will  b" nm in his interests and in those of the  Conservative narty which  he represents.  Mr. John Houston will retire from   the  ' field of journalism and occupy himself in  i"ii.ii"ii* _r oper.-iiioiis.     Thouch   we   have  , i������eiicrsdl>-ili-*,i!_.'ri*ed with Mr. Houston, we  ,-ire fiec to acknowledge  that  he   vas  a  .lusty   f'������e.      Mr.   Houston'::   pen nov^r  faltered when demanding her  riirhfs  for  this district, and in losiughim, Kootenay  ; loses   a  trenchant writer and  powerful  advocate,  i  i11  frain-  ots   of THE MINER, NELSON/B. C.,* SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1*96.  THE   BRAVEST   OF   BATTLES.  the bravest battle that, ever   was fought,  Shall I tell you whero and when?  On   the   maps ot the world you'll find it  not;  "l'was fought hy the mothers of men.  Nay, not with cannon or battle shoe,  Witli sword or nobler pen;  Nay,   not   with   the    eloquent  .word   of  thought  "From mouth of wonderful men.  But deep in a wnllcd-up woman's heart���������  Of woman that would nm yield,  But bravely, silently bore her part���������  0 Lo, there is the battle-fluid !  song,  Nuniarsluilling troop, no   bivouac  No banner to gleam and wave!  Bur, oh, these battles, they hist so louy���������  From babyhood to the grave !  ''' ���������Joaquin Miller.  IT  THE  DOG IN  THE MANGER.  liy ;.1IItS.  K.  V.   WILSON.  sm  Mrs. Miller was paring early apples for  sauce. Mr. Miller, with a newspaper  spread on the carpet at his feet, was scraping with u piece of glass an ax handle to  a desired smoothness, while Bessio, the  five-year-old daughter of lho house, stood  with a kitten in her arms watching her  father at his work.  Tlio sitting-room, with its brightly  striped rag carpet, its splint bottomed  chairs, und thc new white curtains at its  windows, was a cheerful looking place,  and its three occupants were a.s comfortable appearing persons as one could wish  to see.  Suddenly Mrs. Milicr, with a half pared  apple iu one hand and holding a knife  threateningly in tlie othor, exclaimed,  "If thero is any tiling in the world I  despise it's a dog in a manger,    so it is!'  Mr. -Miller looked up inquiringly.  "Why Martha," , he said, "what do you  mean?"  "Just what I said," she answered  sharply; "a dog in a manger; I'd like to  know whut elso you'd call a feller that  hangs around a girl kecpin' every other  youn������ man away, and hasn't courage  enough to speak out and���������" Here sho  was interrupted by the opening of the  door near her, which led to the kitchen,  while a clear, sweet voice asked if the  apples were ready.  "Just about," said Mrs. Miller, deftly  finishing 'the last one. and handing the  pan containing them to the owner of the  voice. This was Mrs. Miller's young sister, and a pretty picture she mado with  her sleeves rolled above her elbows, showing her plump, dimpled arms, her curling brown hair pushed buck from her  white forehead and her face rosy with the  , heat. Little drops of perspiration stood  round her lips, and as she wiped them  away with hor blue checked apron, she  said: "I guess I'll make a pic as well as  the sauce; tho men always like pic."  She looked at her sister interrogatively.   .  "Of course, if you want to," said Mrs.  Miller, "but it is so warm to bake and  there's cold bread and lots of cookies. "  "I don't mind tin* heat," the girl said  laughingly as she closed the, door and  went singing merrily back to the kitchen.  "I can't see," said Mr. Miller, "why  you are so anxious to have Lucindu  marry; she's mighty nice to have  around.".  "I'm not anxious," retorted his wife,  who was like an older edition of her  pretty sister, "bnt T do say no man has a  right to go with a girl and keep everybody else away unless he means to marry  her; and I do say it's noting liko .'a dog  in the manger,' for here's Lucinda nearly  twenty-three and0might have had lots of  chances if it hadn't been for him."  Mr. Miller evidently thought silence -tie  better part, for lie niiido no answer, but  scraped away diligently at his ax handle.  Presently he. ran his hand up and down  the surface of tlie wood, saying "I'reckon  that's about right now."  "Let me foci it, pup," said tlie'little  daughter, and she imitated his move-  niencso earnestly that her father laughed. "I (less it's all right, pap," she said,  "it's peffectly slick."  "Conic on then", Bessie," he said, rising  from his chair, "and we will try to finish  the job before supper. "  They left the room together, while Mrs.  ��������� Miller-cleaned np the scraiiinas of hick-  ory and placed tiie chairs against the wall  as vindictively as if the mysterious "dog  in the manger" .'was being handled in thc  process. i  You must riot for ai. instant think that  Mrs. Miller Svas an ill-natured-woman;  for she was not. She dearly loved the  young orphan sister who had been with  ���������ber for years, and really liked young  Stebbins, the neighboring farmer's son'of  whom she had spoken so contemptuously.  But her ambition-had been roused by the  very evident desire of a rising young  physician in tlie vicinity'to visit her sis-  . l_r. She had an idea that a marriage  with a doctor would increasu Luciudu's  prospects of 11 happy.-future, and was vexed that Lucinda did not seem to share her  opinions, but showed a -decided prefer-:  enee for Joe ytobbnis, the aforesaid young  farmer.  Poor Joe !   What anguish he would have  folt if he   had   known   the thoughts Mrs.  oMiller harbored   of   him.    lie was a line,  manly fellow, but   had   such   a   humble \  opinion of hini-clf tliat he never could do  himself justice.    He   truly loved Lucinda  Jlart   and   had     repealed    to   himself   a ;  hundred times the very words   in   which  he would tell of  his love, hut once in her  presence doubts beset him. and one glance-  of   bur'blue   eyes   rendered   him dumb.  Thus he, was  always   at   a   disadvantage  when with her.  As for Lucinda we cannot tell what  ber feeling fur hiin was. She was mis-'  ehicvously kind at one time, and saucily  ' cruel the next. Sin; laughed at him to  hi1* face but, quickly resented any one else  doing so, and invariably defended him  when her sister ridiculed or found fault  witb him.'-  A few days after tlie conversation we,  have recorded between Mr. and Mrs. Miller, - .Ine) in a new buggy and"driving his  favorite horse Prince, drove up to Mr.  Miller's ..j_r.ite for the purpose of taking  Lucinda to a picnic in the neighborhood,  us bad been arranged by themselves tho  Sunday before. From her .window  Lucinda saw him and leaning out slio  'allied to Bessie, who was playing in the.  yard, to "tell Mr. Srebbins she was. not  quite ready but would be in a lew min-  - utes." Bes.-ie ran joyfully out, for she  liked   .Toe. as she always .called him, aud  ��������� after delivering her aunt's   message begged him id take her ''ju.st   a little ride."  "All right," said .loo, good n.-ituredly.  -'Give me your hands." and catching her  up he seated her by his side and droveolT.  Bessie was delighted. __hc chatted gaily  abour. any and everything, while Joe.  iris thoughts intent on what lie wished  to say to Lucinda, was silent. The child  w__i "disturbed     She   did   not  like   this  lileuce. "Joe," ghe said, "what makes  rem so still? Don't you like me?" Then  Defore he could answer she exclaimed,  'Oh ! Joe, do you know what a dog in a  manger is?"  Joe. laughed. "You midget, " he said,  'what put.that in your head?'"'  "Why mamma said she spised 'em;  they was allays round keepin' folks  .way,'' said Bessie. Joe was quick wit-  ted. The blood leaped to his face. "I  _l.sc.rvo it," he thought, but ho said,  'Who was she talking to, Bessie?"  "Why to papa when he mad*   the  new  !ix handle   and 1 helped   him, an'   it's  a  nice   one   too, Joe," said Bessie.     "Joe,  [lo   you   like   aunt,   pap says she's nice,  | tase she makes pic  for   supper,   and  oh,  | Joe, she laughed at   Dr.   Grey, an' xaam-  j ma jess scolded her.''  i    Joe's conscience   pricked  Mm, though  i his heart   gave   a   glad   bound,   and  he  turned Prince around   saying  "I   expect  Aunt Lucinda is  ready now.    Let us see  how fust Prince can go."  Lucindu was at the gate as they drove  up, and Bessie was lifted out laughing  merrily and insisting on kissing Joe  goodby and telling him "not to run off  with Aunt, tause she looked so nice in  her now dress.''  "Nice, thought Joe. "She looks liko  an angel," and such a feeling of un-  worthiness came over him that he scarcely lifted his eyes, and helped the "angel"  into tho buggy so awkwardly that her  dross caught on tlie step and she almost  fell iuto his arms.  She laughed, however, saying, "it  seems I never can get iuto a buggy without trouble. I do wish I was not so  clumsy," and Joe, without a word, seated himself by her side and drove off grim  as a s:atue.  When tbey arrived at the phonic grounds  they found a gay' crowd assembled and  Lucinda, being a universal favorite, was  at once surrounded und hurried off to  join iu a game of croquet., And when  dinner time camo and the baskets were  unpacked it was Lucinda who must superintend the arrangements.  Joe vainly tried to get near her. Dr.  Grey, wus gracefully unconscious of being  in anybody's way, and managed somehow to be of so much assistance in unpacking dishes and rescuing pies and  cakes from - perilous places, that all th*  girls were calling on him for advice and  help. And when dinner was ready __���������  easily succeeded in placing himself at  Luciuda's side, and kept up a constant  stream of laughter and jest. If sometimes Lucinda cast a glance at Joe, who  was heroically devoting himself to an  elderly spinster, he was ignorant of it,  and Miss Golden was so flattered by his  attentions that she whispered to him that  she hud always felt "when congenial  spirits met a slight difference in age  should uot be considered, as the soul,  knowing nothing of time, was always  young." .  Joe assented to the remark as he would  have "assented to anything she said, but  he thought if his soul knew nothing of  time, it was queer it should be so wretchedly tired and anxious for that particular  time to end. But. it ended at last and Joe  was once more iii the buggy with Lucinda  by his side. That "impertinent puppy."  as Joe inwardly called Dr. Grey, had  lingered near her until Joe had gathered  up the reins, when with a bow and smile  he had mounted his own horse and galloped away. Now us they sped over the  prairie Joe was fully determined to tell  his love tale. "If she refuses ine,'"he  thought, "I can't feel much worse and  it's just got to be settled,  was right and I'm a coward, hut I'm in  for it now," and Lucinda, glancing at  his face, was so startled at his determined  look that she exclaimed in a half frightened voice, "Oh, Joe, what is the matter!  You are so pale, axe you sick?"  "No." he said sharply, "I'm not sick,  I���������, say, Lucinda, let's get married,"  and Lucinda said, softly, "Well, Joe.  lot's." In a twinkling Joe's arm .was  around her and a jerk of the line brought  Prince to a walk. "Do you mean , it,  Lucinda?" cried Joe. "Do you love ine  half as well as I do you?" Luoinda pushed him away.  "Of course I mean it," she said, "but  there is a carriage right behind us, for  mercy's sake don't ' lot them pass us."  Joe straightened up and Prince was off  like u dart, while his driver waved his  hand derisively at the occupants'of the  other carriage, now close beside ��������� them,  and shouted, "."No passes on this road. V^  Lucinda leaned buck in the buggy half  laughing, half crying, while Joe drove  Prince'with the air of a hero.  "What do you think your sister will  say to us?" he said presently.  "If she had seen you to-day," said Lucinda, "I expect sho would ask you how  you supposed ������������������ Miss Golden would feel  when she found how basely you had treated  hor."   ,  " "Well, Lucinda," said Joe, whose bash-  fulness had somehow all. left " him,  "Whenever you say Miss Golden, I shall  ask after Dr. Grey's welfare," and then  tho simpletons laughed as if* there had  been something very witty said.  When they drove up to the Miller homestead, Mr. and Mrs. Milicr   wore   in-the  front yard   watching   the   people   going  home from   the   picnic   and   Mr.   Milicr  came, forward at once, extending his hand  to   assist   Lucinda,   but   Joe called out:  ���������"You look after Prince, Miller,   and   I'll  ! seo to Lucinda, she belongs to me now."  ;.  "Is that so?"   said Mr. .Miller.    "Well,  all I can sav is you've  got a nice piece of  property.    What do you say, Murtha?"  Martha"'caught   her  breath* and a fence  post at the . samo   time,   and   before  she. -  could   speak   Lucinda   had   slipped from  Joe's grasp and   was   through   tho   gate-  and in the house.  i Then Mrs. Miller, having recovered hcr-  self, said, "Never mind. Joe, she's air  right,.   But how in   the   world   did   you  ever "  Her husband interrupted her. "Come  in, Joe," he said. "Of course you will  take supper with us."  "Of course," said Mrs. Miller. "You  will have to take 'pot luck,' '-but that's'���������  uo mutter; you're one of the family, now,  I reckon. -Here, Bessie," as the little girl  came running toward them, "come and  kiss your Uncle .Toe."  Bessie did not understand until matters  were explained, and then, while she did  not object to .Ibe.as au uncle, she protested loudly against his taking iicr aunt  away. Joe whispered, "I will give you  tho "nicest little colt, Bessie, for though  nobody knows it," you helped me out of  !ill my trouble," and Bessie, if she was  ignorant of how she had helped, was satisfied.  Mrs. Joe Stebbins tells her husband she  knows no girl over had a proposal like  hers. "Why, Joe," she says, "you  frightened me; your words came like bullets."  "Well," says Joe, "they hit the mark  anyway. Let's have a kiss," and, laughing, Lucinda says, "Let's. '���������'  But never has Joe said a word about  Bessie's, story of "the dog In the  manger."  nsr  Planing Mill!  Doors,   Sashes, Turned  Work,  Brackets I and \ Office  \  Fittings.  SATISFACTION   GUARANTEEp.  PRICES REASONABLE.  THOS* GRAY  NELSON, B. C.  FRED WILLIAMSON  ���������Has   Opened Up In���������  Gent's ���������--. -  -   Furnishings,  In the Store Lately Occupied by  the Telegraph Office on  Baker Street.  381  Spokane  Falls &  Northern R'y.  Nelson  A  Fort  Sheppard R'y.  1! Rail to Siobne,- Was!.  Daily (Except Sunday) Between  and Northport.  nan.  Tri-Weekly Between Northport and Nelson.  Leave 7-30 a.m. NELSON Arrive 6-15 p. m.  Trains 1ps*.v. Nelson for Spokane evei������������������  Monday, Wednesday and Friday, return.  ing leave Spoknne Tuesdays. Tiiuusdays  nnd SA-tJnDAYS nt 7 a. m., and makim:  close connection by S.S. Nelsou with nil  Kootenny Lake pi lints-.  PiiHKpntrers for Kettle River nnd Bound;  nrv Click, connectntMnrcus with stage oi,  MrTllilier ! V������**'dny-S Wednesdays, Thursdays   a..u  Fridays. .  ,  Pn-s>**ngp>-s for Trail Creek mines con  ... <*' nt N-iithport with ������tnire Daily.  NELSON DIVISION'OF WKST KOOTKNAY  DiSTRICT.  NOTICK is hereby niven, in accordant-  with the Siatutes. that Proymciu  Itevcmie Tax and all taxes levied under in.  "Assessment Act" nre now due for the j������.������i  18!X> All thi* above-named tuxes eollectiui..  within thc Nelson Division of West Ko.teiia-  arc now payable at my ollice.  Assessed taxes arc collectible at the follow-  ingrntes.Yi/.:"  If paid on or before the 30tli June. 1806 ^  One-half of one percent, on real property  One-third   of  one  per  cent,   on  persona"  ,:     -property.  Two per cent, on  assessed value of wild  land.  One-half of one per cent, on income.  If paid after 30th June, 18!W-  Two-thirds of one per cent, on real properly.  One-half j of  one   per  cent,    on _ persona.  properly.   ���������  Two and one-half per   cent,  on assessed  value of wild land.  Three-fourths of one per cent, on income.  " Provincial Kcveinu'. Tax, $3.00percapita.  O. G..DENNIS,  .  Assessor and Collector.  January 2. 1896. ������  FOR SHORT ORDERS  at All Hours,  GfO TO  THE BON TON  JOSEPHINE STREET*  Open    Day   and    Night.  "3VHISS  -ye. :_*__.. _DXJ*B,*E,'_r,  PKOI'UIKTKEt--.  (250)  MINI-Ci. A������E!\T8.  W. J. G.  DICKSON.  REAL ESTATE.  COMMISSION AGENT,  MINING  BROKER.  BEALEY BLOCK, BAKER ST.  NELSON, B. O.      [335]  W. A. JOWETT  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKE*  l\S|l_KAKCR anil ��������� > ���������  CO-t-USMO* At'r.\T.  VIOTORIA ST..  .14  NELSON. B. C.  E. A. POWYS & CO.  NELSON, B. O.  Mining Agents and Sharebrokers,  Insurance, Real Estate. Commission  and Mining Machinery Agents.  A Register kept with full particulars of Claim... J  VEGETABLES  A! THE MIL GROGEET STORE.  A Car load of the Famous  Okanagan Vegetables.    Superior  to any in the Market.  NEW LINES OF WM FD FANCY .ROCEBIE.  AT CLOSE PRICES.  Rifff At*    Fresh from the  Creameries of Australia and  DUllCr California.    Try it.  SEE OUR JAMS AND JELLIES.  Put up in Fancy Glass and Majolica Jugs.    Buy the jug and  you get its contents free.  A. C. BUCHANAN.  (301)  ���������  l> Vienna Bakery and Restaurant <d  N  *B______E*R STREET,  NELSON:  V  l\  t>  Our Restaurant  is a success.    People come here and find they  can get anything they feel like eating.  MEAT OR   PASTRY AT REASONABLE RATES.  Picnic   Lunches  put  up   at any  time.     Chicken,  Ham,   Pies  Cakes, Buns, Etc., constantly on hand.  Boston Baked Pork and   Beans  to  order.    Bread delivei.d to  all parts of the city. .-..  __3:"tT*_M:E_R   Sc   MABTIN,   FROBRS.  A  A  Thos. Dunn &> Co., L'd.  DEALERS IN  MINERS',  BLACKSMITHS' AND HILL SUPPLIES,  BAB A.\l������ -UKKT  IHO-,,        -IIM-KV PI������ lis, BAB ATiU   SHEET BTKEI,  NIXKB_* ttHWYELS. W1KK BWPK-. MA-IILA BOMS,  DYNAMITE  WW. AMD CAM.  SOLE AGENTS FOR THE  CINNABAR MINING  CO.'S  (133).  QUICKSILVER.  Write for Quotations. Cable Address, -'Dunn."  -V-A-ZTSTCOTJ-VIEIR, IB.  C-  ALBION IRON WORKS Co., LIMITED  _B JSrc3-I_DsT-E3E!I^S,  IRON FOUNDERS, BOILER MAKERS. . * *        ���������      ���������      ���������  MANUFACTURERS OF MARINE AND  LAND   ENGINES.   BOILERS.   ETC.,  FISH CANNING   AND   MINING  MACHINERY, HIDRAULIC GIAM:.,  * * * PIPES  AND SINKING   PUMPS  IOR MINES.  French Ranges, Stoves, Grates, Etc.  som- At-evTs von m*u\ b. worthix-T-v* stiam ruirH aj.i> ik������f.s������������u.  BOCK OBILX  CO.'- STEAM IMM'K DBILM.   -  No, 6 Chatham and 71 Store Street,  ?. 0. DBAWEE 12    -    YICT0BIA, B; 0  ��������� . (2051  SALES NEGOTIATEO.  202)  KELLY, DOUGLAS & CO..  VANCOUVER, B.C.  -WHOLESALE���������GROGE-IS���������A-ND-DIRECT-  IMPOR'N-RS FROM "<���������  China,   India  and Japan.  ._ Full Stock of Groceries, Cigars, Cigarettes,  Tobuecos, Etc.  ���������"rompl AMrnllnn  [3201  lo All Ord-TH.  JAMES  MOWAT,  CARPENTER and BUILDER.  NELSON, B. C.  THE MCDOWELL ATKIMS WATSON  CO., XI.  ������^*-? WHOLESALE ANO RETAIL-__N_.  Dsraiis  VANCOUVER,   B.C.  A full stock" of Drugs, Patent Medicines, Chemicals and Toilet  Articles, Wholesale and Retail. Goods Right. Prices  Right.   Prompt attention to all orders.  - Pli'-R,   Elevations,   Details and   KRtimatcn  furnished when required.  : Orders    left   nt   Turner   &   Kirkpatrick's  Vcrnj- Street, will receive prompt attention.'  - 1261]  6 per cent Permanent. Investment.  The Kquitnhle Savings  Loan nnd Huililinic  \sso_i ltinn of Toronto are" nulling shares of  their new Issue of   permanent stock at $100  eacli.'  Participates in full   earnings  of   the  \ssocintion  from which they nre paying one-  :mlf yearly dividends titrate of 6 per cent per  annum.     Balance of earnings payable  ns   a  ���������onu- nt the end of each .*> years.  For particulars of Sccuiitjr, etc.. Apply to  "W. J. G. DICKSON.  S83 A_ent.  the Mcdowell, atkins, watson, co  VANCOUVER, B. C.  10 AND 12 CORDOVA STREET,  600 GRANVILLE STREET.  417 HA8TINGS STREET  WHOLESOME  OU���������C-    ���������/fiU    ���������*>__._.  Largest  Iteiuand  in Canadii.  (213)  RESERVE.  ���������Kootknay and Yale Districts.  NrOTICK is hereby given that, in pursuance  nf tin*, provisions of lhe "Columbia and  Western Hailway- Subsidy Act, 1890," the lands  situated within the fnllowi!)-.*- boiindnric-'are  rescrvnd from sale or pre-emption, viz.:��������� ]  Cninmi-ncini; at the northeast ennicr of  Tnwnshin Eialit A |8a]. Koolenay- 1 itatrict.  which is" also Ihe northeast corner of Block 12  granted to tho Xelson and Fort Sheppard Rail-  wav l.'niiipaiiy by i.,iowii jsianl dated -In  March. 18!'.">_ ihunci? due north 22 miles; thence  due west '1< miles: ih'-nci; due south(5miles;  thence due en-t 10 miles: thence due south 16  miles; thence due east 18 milt's, more or less, to  the place of begininif: al-o that portion of land  described a������ commencing at the said northeast  corner of Ulock 12; thence due east lei miles;  f.h.nce due south to tho International Boundary  ��������� hence west along said boundary 16 miles;  theuce north to the place of -.ginning.  GEi..B. MARTI...  Chief Commis-ioner o'Landa & Works  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria. B. C. 7th May. 1896. [367J  The Red Book. Price $4. per Copy  The Only Directory of the Province in Two Years.  A OOMPLETE GAZETTEER  of over 500 points in British Columbia, many of which have never bofore  appeared in any Directory or Trpde Reference Book,-  with Location, Population &c.  TELEGRAPH OFFICES  EXPRESS OFFICES  MONEY ORDER OFFICES  A POCKET REFERENCE BOOK  8 '      " . OF ALL THE  TRADES, PROFESSIONS,    INDUSTRIAL   AND  MINING   ENTERPRISES.  Over .000 Business   and Professional  Firms,, Full Names of Partners, Kind-of  Business,  Street Address in Cities.  PUBLISHED BY  BANKING TOWNS  RAILWAY STATIONS  POST OFFICES  THE    T MERCHANTS''.-���������  VANCOUVER AND VICTORIA.  AGENCY,  (356) .  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE & CO,  S.K  corner Bake, and Josephine streets,  NELSON, R. C.  REAL ESTATE,  Loans negotiated on Nelson properly.   Collection.-made.  FINANCIAL AND -  INSURANCE AGENTS  Ceiiv.yiincing iccumebts drawn ut**  Town Loti Luda and Mining 01_ix__ Handled on Oommiaaion. THE MINER, NELSON, B.C   -SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1896.  Wxt $Xmzx.  THE MINER is printed on Saturdays aud  will be mailed to any address in Canada ofthe Uni'edStates, foroneyear on receiptof  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  CONTRACT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of $3per column inch,per  month.  TRANSIENT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of 15 cents per nonpareil  line first insertion, and /. cents per line for  each subsequent insertion. Advertisements  running por shorter periods than three  months are classed transient.  aLL COMMUNICATIONS to the. Editor  must be accompanied by the name and address of the writer, not necessarily for  publication, but as evidence of good jaith.  PRINTING turned out in first-rate style at  the shortest notice.  ADDR-SS  rHBMlNHPRINTINQ* PUBLISHING CO  NELSON.    B.C.  GOD SAVE THE Q.UEEN.  On Monday next the British nation  throughout the world will celebrate  the seventy seventh birthday of Heb  Majesty the Queen. Here in the  Kootenay her loyal subjects have the  additional pleasure of welcoming our  American, cousins at the festivities  that are held in honor of the day,  Whatever differences there may appear to be on the surface between the  two nations, are shown to be but skin  deep by the universal honor and respect in which our gracious Sovereign  is held across the line. Her advanced  age and growing infirmities warn us  that we cannot hope for many more  celebrations of the day, but it is thc  universal wish of all her subjects thai  Heb Majesty will yet be spared to  them for many years to come.  FIRE WARDENS.  We alluded last week to the election  of the Fire Wardens. Their duties are  of the Hist importauce. because thc  safety of a wooden town lies more in  prevention of u tire than in efforts to  extinguish it after it has once broken  out. To the Fire "Wardens belongs  this onerous duty of seeing that everything possible is done to pi event an  outbreak of fire. If that uudesirable  event should occur the duty of dealing  with it passes into the hands of the  Fire Brigade,  A good deal of responsibility.rests on  tbe Fire Wardens. They cannot sit  down and do nothing. They are  selected by their fellow townsmen for  a certain purpose and that does not  admit of indolence. It necessitates  active operations. There need be little  fear of the present Wardens neglecting their trust.  It way be just as well, to point out  their powers, because in course of  their duties they may meet with  hindrance and obstruction.  They are elected under a Provincial  Act of 1888 respecting the prevention  of fires in unincorporated towns and  villages. This Act gives them almost  unlimited powers. They can "visit  and inspect, at all reasonable hours, all  buildings and erections in the towu or  its vicinity." They are empowered  "to direct and regulate * * * thc  position of stoves, fi replaces or fut-  naces, chinaneyt, stovepipes and smoke  ���������stacks' and . t he . removal or change or  alteration of the same or any of them  or the position or condition of *,heni  * * * and further direct that anything shall be done by way of precaution to prevent tire," and "generally  to-take such steps for the prevention  of fire in the town, or to check its  spreading, as they may think fit."  The Act further provides thai  any person refusing to obey their  instructions shall be liable to a fine  of fifty dollars or fourteen days, and  two Justices of the peace may in addition direct that the orders or instructions of the Fire Wardens be  carried out at the expense of the  offender. , It will be seen therefore  that a good deal of power is put into  their hands. To whom much is confided, much is expected. The almost  inevitable fate of all wooden towns  hangs over Nelson, but we believe the  election last week of the Fire Wardens  is thc strongest safeguard that we  ?ould have.  , While we are on this subject it may  be as well to urge on the citizens the  uecessity of.renewing the plant of the  fire brigade. Much of this is old  fashioned and some is worn out. It  ought all to be of the best kind and in  first class order. . Itis very nice to  have baseball clubs and boat clubs,  and brass bands and other luxuries,  but the greatest of luxuries is safety  from iiie.  instance, of late a good deal of space  has been devoted to lhe Queen's draw  ing rooms, the effect of tin* season on  London shopkeepers, the doings of the  young Duke and Duchess of Marlborough. None of these things are of any  importance to Canada and of vety  little anywhere else. But we should  like to have heard of the safety of our  fellow countryin-iU shut up in Buluwayo and of the noble deeds of its  heroic defender.. It could just be  gathered that the. town has b(.*en  relieved, and that ihere has been fighting. That the latter was severe and  called forth the noblest qualities on  the part of the British is to be presumed  from the fact that tha Matabele outnumbered them by about 20 or MO to 1.  The price of Consols apparently an  insignificent detail is however the  measure of the prosperity of thc  British Empire. Its fluctuations from  day to day indicate the gravity or  otherwise of political events.  The fact of the matter is that the  telegrams are prepared in London, uot  for, Canadian but for American readers  whose taste in  news is not at all the  same  as   ours.     The   journals of the  United  States,   most  of   them, while  pandering   to   a   vitiati?d public taste  with elaborate details of the Prince of  Wales   waistcoats    supplies   what it  erroneously believes to be the demand  with all  sorts  of distorted facts and  many lies, pointing out the sins, iniquities, follies and errors of Great Britain  generally,    and   apparently does  all  in its power to ferment that animosity  against England which is supposed to  exist in America/   Meanwhile Canada  is supplied with the same stuff,   which  it  does   not   want  and does not like.  But the greav dailies of Canada are so  callous  to their readers' requirements  and  so penurious in  their enterprise  that  they are   content to receive this  stuff   sheaply   at  second hand rather  than  to provide a first class service of  news of their own..   Take a leading  Australian   paper such  as    the   Melbourne Argus or the Sydney Morning  Herald,  and   it   will   be   seen what a  telegraphic service should be.    It must  be borne in mind that these papers are  published at the extreme distance from  London  and that telegraphic rates to  them are many times what they are  just across the Atlantic between London and  Canada.    With all this talk  about Imperial Federation it would be  a good thing for us ..to begin with a  reliable news service.  like Coventry in England, the business has grown to enormous proportion's and workmen are deserting  other kindn-il trades such as'gun unking .-ind are. being taken on by hundred.- und thousands at the bicycle  work.. The companies that own these  are making hug������ profits and their  shares are quoted at high premiums.:  l-lUI-'I'SSlON.i'L   -AKU-.  GEO. A. U. HALL, M. P., 1). I). S.. CAN BE  coi'sulled by calling on him at the Hotel  l.i.iir. [330]  ALIOX.   Sl.IXNKR,  Arthur's   Drug  Nelson, li. C,  Law Oflice over  Dr.  Store,    Hakcr   Street,  ���������KB)  WHEALLKR,     HARRlSTElt  Solicitor, Kaslo, U. U.  AND  CKK- li'lC.lTK OF.IMI'ICOtr.nKXTS.  ASSAYING.      R01.HINS&  LANG.   ,,AS-  Biiyor-  to   War Ka_le  and   Assocmtcd  Companies, Rossland *������������������������)  MAHON, MCFARLAND & MAHON. LTD.,  Mining and Share Brokers, "Vancouver,  II. C.   Members Stock Exchange.  (330)  S1BBALD AND l'EASE. GENERAL  ��������� Commission and Fowiirding Agents,  Wholesale. Jobbers in Groceries and Provisions  Revelstoke Station. 1302)  Cl EO. SHEDDEN. STOCK AND SHARK  j" Broker, Victoria, B. C. (Member of thc  B. C. S' ock Exchange of Victoria.) Client-  interests carefullv guarded and settlements  promptly made. Shares at latest quotations.  LADY  . A<~  (S)2)  ���������-.{UECAU*. TEXAS, CLIFTON AND NEW  DENVER MINERAL CLAIMS.  Sit-Atic in* tiie Si.ocav Mining-Division of  Wkst Koothnay Distkict. Whekk Lo-  cated���������On run North Slock ok C.\r:i'KN-  ter Cheek, aiiout one and a iiali* miles-  Northeast from the Town of Sandon.  TAKE NOTICE that A. S. Farwell, acting  as accnt for John M. Harris, No, 3091",  Fred. T. Kelly, No. 541������i. George C. Wharton.  No. IKliy and Samuel M. Wharton. No.-5360.  free miners, intends sixty days from the date  hereof to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  certiticate of improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claims.  And further tako notice I hat action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of s icli certificate of improvements.  Dated this 30th day of April. 18<Hi.  (34:1-2-5-0) A. S. FARWELL.  Notice of Application for Grown Grant.  TAKE NOTICE that T. J. Lcndrum. as  agent for Richard Ashworth. has filed the  necessary papers and made application for a  Crown Grant in favor of the mineral claim  "Old Tinier." situated in the Ainsworth Mining  Division of West Kootenay.  Adverso claimants, if any. must file their  objections with me within 00 days from the  date of the lirst publication of this notice in the  British Columbia Gazette.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  Government Agent.  Dated Nelson, B. C, April 28, 1896.     (339,2,5.6)  li; ANTED  BY  A  COMPETENT   _.  VV ���������   position as housekeeper or cook.    Ad  dress E. B., care of "The Miner."  $ THE TRILBY   CAFE,  t  Josephine Street, Nelson, B. C.  DELICACIES OF ALL KINDS IN SEASON.  First Class Meals 25c and Up.  SHORT   ORDERS   A   SPECIALTY.        OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  X*  t  i  .A. TKIAL SOLICITED.  wwv^wwvww%^-v^  ANTOINE MAURIN.  i  NOTICE.  WE    HAVE  Thomson  taken over the business of  Bros., Booksellers and Stationers, of Vancouver and have opened n Store  in Nelson, B, C. where we will be pleased to  have our friends in the ��������� Kootenay ������������������ country  address us for enquiries, etc. We carry a very  full stock of Stationery, Books, Wall Paper  and'"Musical Instruments, Wrapping Paper  and Paper Bags. Do nil kinds of Lithographing and Embossing and Book Binding work.  Make s'eel die Seals, make Rubber Stumps.  Your orders will be executed promptly.  mi id  Dry Goods, Clothing, Etc-,;  NEW AXD -ECOKD H.-I*il������,  OUTLET - HOTEL,  OPPOSITE BALFOUR.  Best Fishing in Kootenay Outlet.  Lawn Tennis Grounds.  Sail and Rowing: Boats.  Enlarged and Improved. Specially Suitable  for Dancing and Picnic Parties.  J. K   HOUGHTON, -  - - Manager.  .'MO  NELSON  (293)  B. C.  THOMSON  STATIONERY  CO. LD.  802  VANCOUVER AND NELSON-  NOTICE.  NOTES.  The ouly case of importance that  ctime. up before Mr. Justice Spinks at  the recent Court sittings waa that of  the J.M.B. mineral claim, This involved the question of whether a claim  could consist of more than one piece.  The point was not decided as the Judge  remitted the case to the Supreme  Court.  BAD NEWS.  A good deal of discontent is being  expressed throughout Canada at the  Quality of tbe telegraphic news that  reaches the press of the Dominion.  One has only to take up a daily paper  to see that this discontent is well  grounded. Lengthy telegrams are  printed every inorniDg containing a  vast, amount of rubbish that is abso;  lutely unimportant   and a good deal  Rudyard , Kipling, the novelUt is  notable for his straightforward language. He is cursed with a dissolute  and violent brother who recently  attempted to t������ke his life. Mr. Kipling  promptly pulled him up before a magistrate aud when asked why he did  not try to pacify the infuriated man,  replied that it was the first time his  life had been theatened and he was  unacquainted with the etiquette proper to the occasion.  Nf  Iu the Mailer ������f Ihe ������.r������*������IHoi_ Trust Heed*  Act. 18)111; ami ..uirntlliig Acts unit In  the Matter ������r the Estutr aud effects of  Hubert E.Leiiiuu.  OIICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under  and by virtue of an order of thc Supreme'  Court of British Columbia, pronounced  on the "Mb day ot May, 189.. by the  Hon. Mr. Justice Drake, upon the Petition of  Simon Leiser, a creditor of the said estate,  Charles Edward Sealey has been removed from  his ollice as trustee under an assignment for  tha benefit of creditors, ��������� made by Robert E.  Lemon, nnd bearing date the 9th day of April  1890.  And further, that under thc authority of tho  said order A. C. Flumcrfel. of the city of Victoria has been appointed to act as trustee under  the said assignment in place of the said person  so removed.  BODWELL & IRVING,  Solicitors for tho Petitioner.  Dated the Kith day of May, 1890. (3'M)  Notice of Application for Crown Grant.    *  TAKE NOTICE that W. A. Jowett.  uctinR as agent tor Edward Mahon,  has filed the necessary papers a-<d made  application for a Crown Grant in favour of the  mineral claim "Yorkee Joke," situated in the  Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay. .  Adverse claimants, if any, must Me their  objections with me within 66 days from the  date of thc lirst publication of this notice in  the British Columbia Gazette.  N. FITZSTUBBS.  Government Agent.  Dated at Nelson, March 17, 18U6. 1313]  NOTJCE.  IF   THOMAS  MALLOY,   WHO  WAS IN  1    Nelson in 1892, will communicate, by letter  with the undersigned he will hear of something  to his advantage.  W. A. JOWETT. Nelson, B. C.  Do You Want To Borrow.  .  It is as easy to pay off a Loan on our plan as  it is to pay rent. A ������500 loan costs 37.50 per  month and pays off principal and interest in  8 years, otlier sums in proportion, time of pay.  inent limited to 8 years. First mortgage  improved property only. Ask tor prospectus.  W. J. G DICKSON,  Agent Equitable Savings & Building Association. 304  ORES .. .  WANTED.  Silver,  Lead,  Copper,  Write for Price.   Give assays, etc.  State Ore Sampling Co.,  DENVER, COLO., m  T. B.  & CO.  In an article on our mining Industry  in the Statistic News-Advertiser, the  Biitish investors are invited to come  and examine for themselves.. We  would further suggest that, whether  they examine or not, they employ  practical mining men in the technical  part of their business. " British Columbia is likely to suffer severely from  companies that do nothing but" boast  and brag and blare and employ managers at high salaries who do not  know a mine from a beer cellar.'  In the same paper the customs returns for the ports of Victoria, Van-  couver. New Westminster and Nanaimo'are given. The Nelson returns are  carefully omitted:  The sum of $750,000 is waiting in  England for the Government of British  Columbia. The money was voted for  the purpose of establishing a colony  of Scotch fishermen on the coast ofthe  province with the view of rL-veloping  the fisheries of this part ot* ihe world.  For some reason or other the scheme  has never yet been carried out, * bnt  the money is still there and. only  awaits a movement, on the part of the  provincial government to be " spent.  Some societiesof Norwegiansbave been  established at Bella Coola and other  places, and it would appear that our  fellow Britisher*.should have the first  option.  MANUFACTURERS OF  CLOTHING.  SHIRTS,  UNDERWEAR,  COTTONADE  a ��������� __  PANTS,  ROYAL HOTEL,  Cur. -tnuley and Silica Streets,  osr_3iiSo_sr, bt o.  TIHIIE  NELSON DRUG STORE  Has a Large and well Assorted]  Stock of Paints and Oils  Cheap for   Cash.  . Inspect  Our Stock and Get Our Prices  Before Purchasing Elsewhere.        j  ���������247  HOUSE, FITTINGS and  FURNITURE   ENTIRELY  NEW AND FIRST CLASS.  Best location In Town.   Beautiful View-it.  Bar  now   Open   and  Stocked with  Choice Liquors and Cigars.  Unequalled in Kootenay.  Give us a trial and   be   Convinced.  CHERBO &  BOOT^-���������  OVERALLS,  ETC., ETC  30  YATES STREET,  VICTORIA, B. C.       2f������)  S. S. Alberta  Hotel Crescent7~  Josephine St,, Nelson.  Enlarged, redecorated and  fitted throughout with the  electric light. Every modern  convenience. Special rates  for boarders.  MRS. MAY HARTSON,  Proprietress.  (KM  LEAVE KASLO for Ainsworth. Pilot Bay and  Nelson daily (Sundays excepted) at 7 a. m.  LEAVE NELSON for Pilot Hay** Ainswortli  and   Kaslo  daily   (Sundays .-excepted)   at  3.3H p. m.  Closo connection is thu. made between Lake  points and all outgoing and incoming trains of  the C. P. It. at NeUon.  ��������� '���������'  The steamer is newly equipped in every par  ticular, i- lit throughout by electricity, and  contains bathroom and all modern conveniences  for the comfort of pa*!~_iic*--s".  The above schedule is in effect 1st of April,  188. subject to change.      -  JAS. WAUGH GEO. F. HAYWARD  Purser.      ���������  'M ,   Master  B. C. STOCK & MINING EXC HANGE,  LTD., VANCOUVER, 1$. C.  0  Call Miuing and other stock daily(Suu-  davs and public holidays excepted.)  Forms of application for listing stock.,  lists of authorized brokers and rates of  coittiiiissioD .chargeable, cau be had by  applying.to tbe secretary.  THOS.  WILLIAMSON, Secy.  "(331)"  MR. SMITH ^ GO.  Biscuit Manufacturers. .  "WEITE   JTO-R,   IFIRICIE!   X-IST-  VIOTORIA        -        B.C. (2i2)  DUDLEY D. LANCASTER.  N. B. BUCKLER.  BUCKLER & LANCASTER A  Will Buy and Sell on Commission  " MINES AND STOCKS IN TRAIL" CREEK,     !  BOUNDARY CREEK and SLOCAN CAMPS    -" *  and all Legitimate Properties. Elsewhere.   __".*������: WTK.TO..I'-.,, ���������-���������__"'_ KOOM*  UKKKK'M  TKI.M'KAIMII- MI'lir'K.J.  ;-������I-.'lfl. IIVUK ll!.������H,K,-^-^-_,. ���������  S-POic^isrE!, w\__.s"_e_:.  | TURNER. BEETON 1 CO.  |   ��������� Wholesale Merchants Only.  Sole Agents  for B. C. for Brown's  SCOTCH.  -&������������������  VICTORIA and NELSON.  = CM8)  -TO-  In Kooteriay we do  not   take  much  notice of any  business except  mining i  and its  kindred arts.      But there  is j  going on at   present .in   the  world  at j  large a business in   which   there  is al- ���������  most as much money invested as there '  is in South Africa and thc market   for  the shares of tbe companies is as lively  as ever the Kaffir circus was.   This is j Hotels and Cigar Stores  SLOT MACHINES,  Big Money Makers,  any   description,   for    Saloons,  Hunting, Survey, Prospecting  PARTIES AND OTHERS  iOf  bicycle making. Of late* years the^  j machines have been so improved that i  that is .fictitious or distorted, while'their use is universal. There are!  matters of great interest are either: hundreds of factories making them, j  suppressed altogether or condensed J but they cannot turn them out fast!  into the smalleit pos.ibie _pace.   For {enough to meet the demand. In towns |  I  WRITE FOR PRICES TO  M. G-INTZBUEG-ER,  Cor. ������'or_nv_i   anil Ciinilile .Streets,  *V-_S_]SrGO"a"*7''E!"R.       .        33. C.  237     -   THK   NKW.    FAST .-  _  STEAM LAUNCH "FLIRT"  j Can be CHARTERED by diiy or week :  I on .reasonable terms. O.iler.s sent'  ; trougb the iiitrsers of thc -teainboats '  j Nelson or Aiu**uorth. with whom ar- !  I raugeiaeut-caul*, mudr-, or by mail it  ! telegraph to C. W. Uii.**k. Balfour, will:  ; receive prompt fittention (191  |    JOHN  HIRSCH,  i Provincial Land Surveyor.  | Office:  AND   ROSSLAND, B. C.  MAJESTIC   STEEL   RANGES,  For Domestic and Hotel Purposes..  MAJESTIC  Conpliti.  HOTKL SIZKS  II.*vi: Tl',11.  IIIKKI. OU  t������IK  ItVKVX.  MDIll Tlltl.K>  <*;-.tic<'(������.tL  I'KOII.I.K  tan iik\  ITK>S1I>.  I  NELSON  110  McLENNAN, McFEELY & 00.. LTD.  WHOLESALE  HARDWARE AND IRON AND! STEEL,  122COBDOVA STEEET, "V____SrCOTJ"V-"_EJR:>   B.  C. THE MINER, NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1896.  LIST OF MINING COMPANIES  Witli Thon Principal Places of Business  and Capital,  in B. C.   Up  to 2nd March, 189G.  Registered  ....81,000,000  ....     600,000  40,000  40,000  7,000  $1,000,0(0  5,000,000  500,000  500,000  1,000,000  2,500,000  500,000  50,000  (N .13.���������For. indicates Foreign.)  Tiie 1* o:fu: Bullion Mining Co., For., Warm Springs, Kootenny   Ttie l_.'u'ei)iiy No 1 Mining Co. For., Ainsworth Kooteuay district..  The Kooieniiy Smelting and Trading Syndicate, Ld. For.,  Kevelstoke  Itsvel-toke Mining Oo. L*.l. For., Revelstoke  ..  Fraser River (Juki Gravels Syndicate, Ld.-Fur., Vancouver   Nnrtli-We-teru Gold and Silver Mining Co. For.,   Victoria   'Middle Creok Gold Mining Co. For., Viccoiia   The Columbia Mining Co. Ld. For.,   Aiusworth   Tlie Empire'CousnlidatedMiuing Co.   For., Aim, worth   The West Kootenay Mining Co. For.,   Ainsworth   Lc Roi Miniug and Smelting Co. For.,   Trail   Jeanette Miniug Co. For., Ainsworth   ��������� The Neosho Mining Co. For,.  Ainsworth   The Western Consolidated Miniug Co. For.,  Ainsworth  1,000.000  The Columbia-American Mining Co. For.,   Ainsworth      500,000  The Kootenny Mining and Smelting Co. For., Pilot Bay        30,000  The Kootenay Lake Reduction Co. For., 1 .lot Bay      250,000  The Gold'Qneen MimDg Co. For.. Yale      400,000  Shafer Gold and Silver Miniug Co. For., Aiusworth      400,000  Spokane aud Great Northern Mini_g Co. For.,  Victoria  5,000,000  The Duluth aud St Paul Miuiug Co. For., Ainsworth  2,000,000  The LondoD Mercantile Association L'd., Nelsou     ������50,000  Freddie Lee Miuing Co. For., Kaslo $    500,000  Byrou N. White Co. For., Nelson ._      500,000  The Slough Creek Mining Co. For., Victoria '.      500,000  The Josephine Mining Co. For., Nflson      .00,000  Northern Belle Mining Co. For.,  Kaslo      250,000  The East Kootenny Exploration Syndicate Ld. For., Wild Horse Ck     ������80,000  The Canadian Northwest Miniug Co. For., Kn-lo  .82,000,000  The Koolenay and Columbia Prospectiug and Mining-Go. Ld. For. Kaslo.       40,000  .The Canndian Pacific Mining and Milling Co. For., Ainswoith...'      500,000  The Kootenny Mining and Smelting Co. For., Pilot Bay  82,-00,000  Horsefly Gold Miuing Co. For.. Victoria 81,000,000  .. The Vancouver Mining Co. Ld , Vancouver        56,000  Gordon Hydraulic Mining Co. Ld., Victoria        50,000  The Thunder Hill Miuiug Co. Ld.,  Victoria        50,000  The Port McNeil Coal and Land.Co. Ld., Nunainio................".......     100,000  Cntaract HydiaulicCo. Ld., Victoria.   .......................... 18,000  Scott Mining Co. For.,' Yale         100,000  The.Columbia Miniug Co. For., Yale , ' 81,000,000  Ameri.au bevelopment Co. For., New Denver. Y.      100,000  The Slocau Surprise Co. For., Kaslo      225,000  Bellinghaui Bay Hydraulic Mining Co. For.,  French Creek        30.000  Wnr Eagle Gold Miniug Co. For., Rosslaud      500,000  Trail Miuiug Co. For.. Rossland      250,000  The Cariboo Gold Fields, Ld. For., Barkerville   .   ������100,000  The Finch Mining Co. For.,   Vancouver 8     6,000  Tbe Kootenay Hydraulic Mining Co. For., Waneta      500,000  The Good Hope Mining and Milling Co. For., Rossland          500,000  Paris Belle Gold Mining Co. For., R. .ssland      800,000  The Boundary Creek Mining Co. For.,  Boundary Falls   1,000,000  Eureka Consolidated Mining Co. For., Rossland      500,000  Robert E. Lee Mining Co. For., Rosslaud         500,000  Went Le Roi aud Josie Consolidated Miniug Co. For., Rosslaud      500,000  Idaho Gold Mining and Smelting Co. For., Centre Star Mine, Rossland..     500,000  Centre Star Miuing and Smelting Co. For., Centre Star Mine, Rosslaud..     500,000  Columbia Hydraulic Co.   For., Revelstoke      100,000  British American Minitig Co. For., Kossland      500,000  Lookout Mining and Milling Co. For., Rossland      250.000  Crown Point Miuing aud Milling Co. For., Rossland.    81,000.000  The Kootenai Miuing and Milling Co. For.,   Rossland   1,0.0,000  Iron Horse Mining and Milling Co. For., Rossland  1,( 00,000  Spokane Ore Co. For., Rossland  5,000,000  The St: Elmo Gold Mining Co. For., St Elmo Mine Red Mt. Tiail Creek.. l,0O.),000  nigh Ore Gold Mining and Smeltm..' Co. For., Rossland      5!>J,(XK)  The Phoenix Gold Mining Co. For.,. Deer Park Mt, Trail Ceek      500,000  Evening Star Miuing Co. For., Rossland  l,000,_iX)  Gold Hill Mining Co. For., Rossland :      500,000  Virginia Gold Mining Co For.,  Rossland A      ���������">..0,0'',>  Silveiiue Gold Miuiug Co. For., Rossliiud         500.U'.1';  Poorman Gold Miniug Co. For., Rosslaud      _0.),0('U  Caledonia Consolidated Mining Co. For., Rossland      500.000  Dixie Mining aud Milling Co. For.,   Rossland       500,000  O. K. Gold Mining Co. For.,  Rosslaud  1,000.000  Great Western Miuing Co. For.. Rossland  1.000,000  Old Ironsides Mining Co. For., Midway  1,000,000  Josie Gold Miuing Co. For., Josie Miue, Trail Creek      700,000  French Creek Gold Mining Co. For., Revelstoke  2,000,000  Iroi? Mask Gold Mining Co. For., Rossland.' ."      500,000  The Main Quesnelle Gold Dredging and Miuing Co. For., Ashcroft      250,000  TTTw-B'lMOact'Qunrt"^^^ ���������-120,000  Anglo-American Mining Co. Ld., Yule.  3,000,000  Crow's Bjir Mining Co. Ld., Vancouver    25,000  Stevenson Gold and Platinum Hydraulic Mining Co. Ld.,   Vancouver.. _. 1,000,000  The Bear Lake Consolidated Mining Co. Ld., Victoria...:        500,000  The Maud Hydraulic Miuiug Co. Ld,  Vancouver       25,000  Montreal A British Columbia Prospecting & Promot. Co. Ld-, Vancouver.      20,000  li. C. Gold Fields .Exploration & Concessions Co. Ld., Vancouver.. ."*       500,000  Vancouver Gold & Silver Exploration & Concessions Co. Ld., Vancouver.     500,000  The Islander Gold Quartz Mining and Milling Co. Ld.. Victoria      100,000  The Peters Creek Gold Miuing Co. Ld.,  Vancouver '*.        25,000  Nip and Tuck Gold Hydraulic Miuing Co. Ld., Vancouver        35,000  The Golden Gate Miuing Co. Ld., Vancouver '. .0,000  Ne-ite������e Mining Co. Ld., Victoria v....".... :  c 500,000  Crow's Nest Coat and Mineral Co. L1., Victoria .:..'.. 2,000,000  The Vancouver Island Miniug Co. Ld., Wellington ,      100,000  The Omititca Prospecting and Development Co. Ld.,  Victoria          6,000  The Willow River Gold Mining Co. Ld., Victoria _..-...-        25,000  The Salt Spring Island Miuing C.������. Ld ". .': ,    - .40,000  Donald Gold Mining Co. Ld. Donald        10,000  The Alpha Miuiug and Milling Co. Ll.,   Victoiia : --....     120.000  -The Laura Hydraulic Mining Co. Ld., Victoria....:.' o     20,000  Cariboo Creek MiuiiigLCo. Ld.. Donald "*....      50.000  The Lillooet Hydraulic Mining Co. Ld.,  New Westminster City.,.....       10.0IX.)  .The Invicta Gold Mines, Ld. For., Wild Horse Creek,*East   Kootenny... .������ 100,000  The Cariboo Reefs Development Co.Ld.,   Victoria.       20,000  This list line been compiled from official sources, aud .will be published from  time to time *with such additions as may have taken place.  Should anv inaccuracy be observed we shall be obliged if our attention is called  to it. r - " -   . -. - ���������"* o      .  THE TRANSVAAL REBELS.  Ringleaders Sentences Commuted���������A  Johannesberg Gaol.  The sentence.") passed on Colonel  Rhodes, Lionel Phillips, John Hayes  Hammond and George Farrar the four  members of the reform committee who  were sentenced to death have been coin-  muted to five years imprisonment. The  59 others who were sentenced to two  years imprisonment, ������2000 fine, and three  years banishment, will be let off with  one vears imprisonment.  Five years in a Boer gaol is in itself a  terrible punishment. None o the sanitary rules which make a modern English  or American prison the .healthiest place  in the world, exist. Dirt and filth reign  supreme, and consequently fever riots in  the gaols. The food is of the roughest  and the discipline, such as it is, is  enforced by brutal aud mercenary wnr-  dens with tbe cat. It is doubtful u������e delicate organization aud fragile nerves of  Mr.John Hayes Hammond will be able  to survive it.  A NURSE GlltL, for one child  tlio   afternoon.      Apply Mrs.  Cor.an i.L Mrs. Dows, Silver King llond.      359  WANTED,  during  J. M. CAMPION, Secretary-Treasurer.  Telephone 310.  J. E. W.  MACFARLANE, Manager.  Telephone 449 -  B. C, IRON WORKS COMPANY.  SOLE MAXliKUTIKEKS Oi' IHE  Kendall Band Mill;  B. C. Shingle Machines,  Steam Log Hauling Machines,  Marion Steam Shovels,  Improved Winding Hoist,  River nnd Harbor Dredges,  King Ditching Machine,  "Wrecking Machines,  Ballast .Unloading, Etc.  A1.RV-*" .'���������.������������  Reeve's Wood Split Pulleys.  Cnble Address:   "Cove"  r.I'M'KAL    lOI'MIKK-,     KMUV  Ki'lt-,   KOIl.t.K   MAKKII-i  and Manufacturers of  .111   tl A _.>!>'   I! I   MAtl.lMI.Y.  St.v Mill no Miuiue Wcik a  Specialty.  all woitK ������:iaua.\t.:ki������.  Keep in Stock 11 Full Supply of Kn-  Kineers'nnd Mill Supplies, ripe  iind FitiliniiK.   Dross Goods,  Stcniii Fittings, Kle.  K-tinintvs for Doners 11 ml engines  on nppliciition.  Mail   Orders    Receive  Attention.  Tclcplioiie ill-.  1'ioiiip  P.O. Itrniver ta*  CORNER ALEXANDER STREET AND   WESTMINSTER AVENUE.  KDUCATION.-Z  Education Oftico Victoria, May 4th 18%.  NOTICE is hereby given thnt the annual  0C-a-ii.mtio.. o? candidates for tertlB-  cut.- of qualification to teach m/ho Public  Schools of the Province will >c held n|J?llo".%.&.  commencing on   Friday, July 3rd, 1896, at  'J  *" Victoria In South Park School Building.  Vancouver. ...In Utah School Uuildinp.  Kamloops In Public School Building..  Each applicant must forward notice, thirty  days before thc examination, stating tne class  nnd grade of certificate for.winch he will be .1  Candidate, the optional subjects .selected, and  at which of the above-named places  he will  UtEverV notice of intention to be an applicant  must be accompanied with satisfactory testimonial of moral character. . ���������     ,  Candidates are notined thnt all of the above  requirements must be fulfilled before then  applications can be filed. ���������������������������,"   .  rw  All candidates for First Class G���������ic A, Certificates including Graduates, must attend m  Victoria to tnko the subjects prescribed roi  July llth and loth instants, and to undergo  required oral examinations. ^   popR  /J52) Superintendent of Education.  "V"^____]SrOOTT^rEl__R, _B. O-  111 Agreements are taken suhject to the approval of the Company at Vancouver, aud are contingent upon strikes, accidents  aud other delays unavoidable, or beyond our control. (326)  KARN PIANOS  Cabinet Grand  SEVEN YEARS GUARANTEE. - EASY PAYMENTS.  RAYMOND'S SEWING MACHINES.  Watch Repairing; a Specialty,   All Work Guaranteed.  JACOB DOVER'S, BAKER ST., NELSON.  (258)  TABLE.  Showing Ihe Mute, ami PIh������*h or < ourts������r  Ai������.l_r, NIhI I'rlMii.OyernwITeriiilncr.  and ������eu_riil t'aol Delivery for the __m*  189..  SrniNci Assizes,  Nanaimo '. Tuesday  .5th May.  New Westminster.Tuesday ... r ,-*,f,������ ^r,.'- "  Vancouver Tuesday  l������lh Jl  > ���������  Clinton...., Monday toth  May.  Victoria. Tuesday ^t'1,^'?-  Kamloops  .Monday .1st J int.  Vernon M.on*!.'*y ^J,-? V ,���������'..'  "Nelson ^������nAJiy ffiC;  ���������Donald Monday 22nd Juno  "���������Special Assize.  (32S  Queen's Birthday  Celebration.  The OHPFELLOWS of Nelson beg to  jiunouuce that they have chartered  the new and elegant  "8.  S-   KOKANEE"  FOR THEIlt .  Fourth  I Annual  EXCURSION  TO KA5LO  ON  Boat Will   Leave   the   City Wharf at  ,8 o'clock Sharp.  The Nelsou Brass Band will accompany,  the Excursion.  Tickets for the Round Trip, Nelson $1.50.  Balfour,  Ainsworth," Pilot Bay and  Blue Bell, $1.00   Children 81.00.    .  _ limited number of staterooms may  be'obtained. 'Apply at Dr. Arthur's Drug  Store.  Committee���������W. Howson, J. II. Mathe-  son, J. Johnson, A. E. Lott and  M. J. M-Gra-H.  Tlckots from any of the Committee.   [3191  GILKER % WELLS.  -m-(^)t?._b iisriErw" goods.  SUITS!  SEBGES,  CHEVOIT8,  T*W**EEDS.  1 PANTS  J  The Finest Goods and the Latest Styles.  A Special Line of Boys'Clothing.  SPECIAL  TO THE TIRA-IDE-  VVe hold the largest stock of Cigars in town. Our own  brands���������'��������� La Progression" and ' Pride "pf the West"���������are  splendid value.    Call and Inspect.  GILKER & WELLS, NELSON AND PILOT BAY. r  Fred J. Squire  HAS RECEIVED HIS SPRING STOCK OV      .  '  SCOTCH TWEEDS, SERGES, WORSTEDS  AND TROUSERINGS.  TWEED SUITS  PRICES  $25.00 UP.  SERGE SUITS - - $27.00"  COR. BAKER AND WARD STREETS.  Kaslo   & Slocan   Railway-  TIME CARD NO. I.  Going West.  Loavo 0.00 u. ni.  '���������    .8.86 a. in.  "     !).:������������a. in.  "     9.51 a, ni.  "    lO.Olta.iii.  ���������'    10.18 a. ni.  "    10.30 ii. in.  "    10.3!) a.m.  Are.   10.50 a, ni.  Daily  Kaslo  Going East.  Arrive 3.50 p.m.  South Fork     .."      3.15 p.m  Sproule's "      2.15 p.m  Whitewater      "      -'.00 p.m.  Bear Lake '       1.18 p.m.  "McGuigan "      1.33 p.m.  Bailey's "      1-21 p.m.  Junction   .        "      1.12 p.m.  Sandon      '���������> Leave   1.00 p.m.  Subject to change without notice.  For   rates  and' information   i>pply at th  Company's offices.  ROBT. JltVING, W. II. McGItAW,  (261)   Traftlc Manager. ��������� Superintendent.  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTENAY  STEAM   NAV.  (LIMITED)  TIME CARD No. 9  In Effect March 15th. 18M.  CO  KKTEISTOKK  IMU'TK-Stfiinicr "Snkiiiip*  Leaves Arrowhead for Nakusp and Robson  Sundays, Tuesday; and Thursdays at 8 p. in.  Lcavos Kobson for Nakusp, Wigwam and  Canadian l'acilie Railway .points (oast and  west) "Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at  4 ]). m.  Connection is made at Robson with C. & K  Rv. for Nelson and Koolenay Lake points and  with Str. ���������'Lytton" for Trail and Northport.  TK.-II.-K'������BSO:V   UOl.TK.  Sleimicr "lyJlon.**  Leaves Trail for Robson on Mondays  Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 a. in., returning  to 'frail same evoning.  Close   connections   at    Robson   with    Str..  "Nakusp''   tor  Nakusp  and   Revelstoke   and  with C. & K. Ry. for Nelson and Lake points  NlHtTIU-OKT-TIt Mf.   KOVTK  Steamer   ������������������lylton."  Leaves Trail   for Nortliport on   Tuesdays  Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 n. in.  Returning leaves same days Northport fo  Trail at 1 p. in., arriving lit Trail 5p. in.  Connects at. Northport wiih S. F. &N.'Ry.  for Spokane.          SM.SO.VK.t-I.O UOI'Tt:.-"-lr Kokanee."  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo on Sundays Wed  ncsdnys and Fridays at 4 p.ni. and on Tuesdays  Thursdays and Saturdays at 5.30 p.m.  ���������  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson on Sundays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and on Mondays,  Wednesdays and Fridays at 3.30 a.m.  Tho right is reserved to change this schedule  at any time without notice.  For ticket-, rates, etc., apply at Company's  ollice, Nelson.  T. ALLAN,  Secretary,  J. W.  TROUP,  Manager  90  NELSON,  B.C.  OTADM PACIFIC BAIiWAT  _<_.:_<]-__���������>. SOO   -PACIFIO    BOTTTE.  EAST  iim--.*  "ra'*^'  WEST  THE  R.  GRAND   CELEBRATION  OF. THE 77th BIRTHDAY OF  HEB MAJESTY IHE-QUEEN.  AT KASLO, B. C.  ON  -^  SURVEYOR'S   CHAIN   MADE  THE SHORTEST  ROUTE.  IT  and Quickest Route to  m  II 1-4 the MiMt Modern In K-iiiJlHiicnl.  ��������� t Is I lie llt-iivle-l Kallv'I Lint*.  It hill a RiM-k-Biilliiit KoH������ll������<l.  II trossen Xi> Suiiil Wemfrl**.  It in  Ihe Only Line   Kniiiiiii-   l.u.-:irl������u������  ���������Iub  Koimi turn.-  It In S������tc������I for Hie CiiM-lci-y <>���������* l������' Ku:pl������iyes.  It In the Only line ServliiK Meals   on llie  a In Carte   Plan.  ]yr A-^T 25TH -A.^r_D 26TH,  1896  z*       Racing and Sports of Every-Description.  Ml Kootenay and the United States Invited-;  .    THROUGH,THEt���������  GRANDEST * SCENERY  IN AMERICA BY DAYLIGHT.  * .ttractive Tours tlniiu-,' Season /if  Navigation on Great Lakes via Dnlnr's'in  couupctioi) witli MaK.'i'ieenr Pn.^euger  Steamer. Northwest nud Northlaud.  Pacific Coast antl Eastern Poiits.  St. Paul, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal,  St. Louis, Kansas City, Buffalo. New York.  -_.__-_._3S THELO"W"BST.  Greatest Variety oyoitesjail ai .teaiers.  Leaves Nelson Mondays, "Wednesdays an<] Fridays .it, 10.00 o'clock, making  close connections with Transcontinental trains at Kevelstoke.  -"   * Extra trains will leave Nelson Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 17 o clock.  Passengers for points north will leave at 17 o'clock and for points south at  10 o'clock.  J   HAMILTON, H. J_. MACDOSELL, GEO. McL. BKOWN,  - Aeent, Nolson.       Trav. Frgt. anflTto^ Ant. Nelson.      Bist. Pass. Agt.Vancouver  M0RTHERN  1N_ -^ACIFICJLBl  R  N *" .  S  Pullman        ���������- ' -  Sleeping Cars,  Elegant.  Dining Cars,  Tourist     .    - ���������.���������-_  Sleeping Cars.  TO  [ST. PAW  MI.NXKAPOIIS  IKI'MiTM  FAKt'O  liKAMt    -OKKH  CKOOK-TO.%'  tVIXXIPM;  KKLKXA und  KII1TK  THROUGH   T^KETS  -TO-  For iii.i[jj; t:.< l.r*< nn-l cjiiiilutc information  call on or aildress Aiiwt-". K. & S. Ity., C. & K.  S. Nav. Co., N. & F. ���������-. l'*5*.. or  c. <;  1>I.\I>N, General Ascn:.  , Spokane, "IVasli.  F. I. WHITSEY, C. V. A T. A..  1 [351] ���������**��������� ������*������������U -Minn.  TEA!    TEA!   TEA!  We know you have tried many times to buy Good  Tea and have failed again and again. You have  never tried our Tea in  ONE  POUND  PACKETS.  We are modest and do not like to tell what the  i Governor-General said, in praise of the Tea at the  1 Phair Hotel.   It was ours.  (Hudson's Bay Company,  CHICAGO  "WA-HIKCTOy  .���������HH-iU-xrniA  XEW l'ORK  '   i)  RO-TOW ami all  l'olnts Kusl,   ;  West mil South.  *���������  For informal ion, time cards, maps and ticket  -   'call on or write  F. D. GIBBS,  General Agent, Spokane, Wash  or  , A..D. CHARLTON,  Asst. Genl. Pass. Agent Portland, Oregon.  I  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  (258)  -;6       NOTICE.  QIXTY DAYS AFTER DATE,. I, THfl  __l undersigned, intend to apply totlie Chicr  Commissioner-of Lands and Works, for permission tp purchase the undermentioned tract .  of land, com mencing at a point marked H. S., S.  E., placed on theshore of theOutlet of Kootenay'  Lakeon Grohman Flat, thence 40chaihs north,  the*.ice 10 chains west., thence 40 chains south-,  .to thc Outlet, thence following the shore of the  Outlet to the pointof commencement.    .  HAROLD SELOUS.  Nelson, B. C, April 21,1896, . (315-9,5,61  1

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