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 THE MINUS IN KOOTENAY ARE  AMONG THE E1CHEST IN  AMERICA  THE ORES ARE HIGH-GRADE  N  GOLD, SILVER, COPPER  AND LEAD.'  Whole Number  Nelson,  British' Columbia, Saturday, July   25,   1896.  Price Five Cents.  METAL  QUOTATIONS.  NEW YORK.  July- 18      'JO 21       22  Sll.VK.ll 08J.. .1181... .CSS.. .OS*!  (Bar)  LKAD MO. ��������� -285... .28.). ..280  PRODUCE OF THE JUNES.  RETURNS FOB 1896 UP TO DATE  OltE TllEATED IN KOOTENAY.  At Nelson    At Pilot, Hay   At Trail*   . ltJ,.*-3  .19.11!)  . 7,183   13,125  ORE EXPORTED.  Froni Slocan via Ka������lo   Slocan via Nakusp   Ainsworth ..-   Trail Creok itiold ore)   Tons   " In addition 505 tons of imported ore have  been treated at Trail.  _,������ll  1,10)  .   m  4,fti5 15,H.*">I*  ,08,479.}  1 .IODUCE OF SJIELTKKS.  'IONS  ,   Nelson (Hall Mines) Matte, Ijl'iO  " Pilot. Bay, silver lead bullion l'J-i*  Trail Smelter  a -j  ORE   SHIPMENTS.  It<.turns Since last Week.  VIA NKLSON*.  SilverI-inK to Nelson   VIA   KASLO.  July 10 to 21���������  Slocan Star to Pueblo   Washington to Kverett.  IONS  811  120  30  i������ i.-iiiiiim'/n iv--*-*-.���������_._.  .^,.  Slocan Hoy to Smelter      *-i  VIA    A1X_\V0HT1I.  July 17���������  Skyline to Kverett   VIA   TKAII.  Josie to Tacoma ���������' '���������     . ,!'*  VIA   NAKUSI'.  Week ending 20 July���������  Slocan Star to Omaha ���������-.   2W  U01A  MATTE AND BULLION.  (Shipped.)  July 17-22���������  , From Nelson Smelter [Matte]      77  "    Trail Smelter [Mattel  _���������***"_  _ 07  Gold shipped from Nelson Hanks 115.U0 ounces valued at $2312.  SMELTER   RETURNS.  HALL MINES. [Ncl-On] for week endiiiK  18 J uly; 814 tons of ore were smelted, producing  ti i tons of Matte.  B. C. SMELTING'-: REFINING CO., [Traill  for week ending 18 .1uiy; 102 tons of ore woro  smelted, producing 2.1 tons of Matte.  MINING TRANSFERS.  Where no consideration  is named in transfers  the nominal bum of ������1 is to be understood.)  July 10-  California���������E Todd to Geo Colwell 1.  July 14-  Ilidden Secret���������Wellington Kinnec to T Cye  2-3.   T. Cye to Geo A Starke 1-0 in same.  ROSSLAND.  July 10-  MuKWuinp���������W -M Newton to Mugwump  Gold Mining Co Ld \W,W0 shares of stock.      .  Bed Horse���������Buchor K Taylor and F P McGin  to Oscar Johnson $100. -  San Joaquin���������D  W..Higgins J T Bethuno,  Hon Edgar Dewdney,JK T Williams and (J A.  Holland to San Joaquin Gold Mining Co Ld $.���������).  ,July 11-  Champlain, Black Bear No 1, Dread Not���������  Isaac Smith to the Interstate Mining Co.  Ilattie S���������W suiter io John Cuminings.  Iowa���������W Finn to John Cummings.  July 13-  Pride of Canada���������Geo J   Schleif to  David  Fraiiktown���������Dan Cahill to D L McAlphine !���������  8S0.  St Jones���������John Peterson to J L Devoin ������300.  Erie���������Geo ____ Pf under to the Eric Gold Mining  CoLd.:  Captain No 3���������W Lynch and Boss Thompson  to W J Lasceles.  Captain No 3���������W J Lasceles to A D I "rovand  Hetaliation���������James Itichey to P. Kolly,  Sudbury���������Hobt Palerson and Marion McDonald to II K D Merry 4 $_.  Poor Property���������L H Merril,  K D Brown and  C E Waterhouse to H B Wadsworlli $2,000. " .  July 14-  Kcrteh���������John G Dewar to Dean MeEwen \.  :  Montana No 2���������A II BiesbecU to C I) Cox well  Rogers i ?1000.  Sophie M���������S M Hall to Ewcn Morrison $.50.  Etta���������Frank Jackson to I) McDonald.  Lander���������I) McDonald to Frank Jackson 1 and  T S liut-on 1-2.  Black Diamond and Nanaimo���������Kd McNnlty  and TOrd to W 1'ye W'J Hayter I) McGuirc  and Pat Cunningham 5  Elvira U���������Fred Lange to J C Alstrom.  Bed Oak���������Frank Carabin to J C Alstrom 1-G  $-0  Ida Brown-C II Albright to Fred C Poole 1-2  $50. -     - ���������  Cracker Jack���������James W Reynold, to August  Reisohl 1-2 $500.  Black Prince No 1, Queen of the Valley. King  of the West��������� XV Pfeifcr to Hector McPherson  i in each  -  Molten���������W Finn to P H Caul J $25.  July 15���������  '   Kansas City���������J It  Walker to Alfred  Mat-  Kiwi, ������Goula*i, Scarabaeus���������G W Rankin to  HL Keilar. ,  Sunset No 3���������James Langley to Neil Stuart i  Australia���������G D Hoot to W G Sivyer i $50..,  Little FIo-J J Hand to W M Pfeifer j.  Sunset No 3���������Neil Stuart to J Travis, S P  Jones and J B Chantrell $1OjO���������v$300 down $203  in two weeks and balance in UO days. -  South Deer Park���������J Lougheed to H ___. Cover.  July 1G���������  Black Canoii. Amazon, Ella���������T J Coffey Win  Smirl "and Alex Rogers to Kamloops Mining  and Development. Company Ld $3000.  New York���������J G Dcvfin to S K Manuel },  Esquimalt���������E W Liljcgran to Swan Nelson i  $250. Q  XEW DEKVEK.  Calcntta-Same '.  Mabel May���������A SBrindle to T Gee ] $025.  July 8���������  Silver Leaf��������� XV B Young to A Erskinc J  July 0-  Wolf, Drake, Albert Nelson l-fl. Reha, Granite, Michigoniiu 1-lti, Purccll 1-20���������C Glass to  J J Kingsniill.  NAKUSI'.  July 3-'  Promestura���������G Ellis claims 1-2  WilliO' the Wisp-W J Darraugh to XV Hayward i, $50.  July 0���������  Blind Tom���������J P Peterson   to C A Sapandowski.  Blind Tom and Sunshine���������C A Sapadnowski  to Hanson et al.  July 7���������  Balaclava���������R Burton to Richard Irwin J $100  July 20-  Golden Ea?lcNo Sand Windsor���������A Cuthbcrt  to D M Watson.  Bell-F Daly to J O Piper $50.  Stannbv���������A Burton to It S Burton and J 0  Piper 1 ������100.  Beiijainin-B C Rodil to J O Piper J $50.  NELSON.  July 18-     y  Roscbank���������XV Cooney to James Poiircy and  others.  Lookout���������It McLean to S J Mighton J.  Jul v 20-  Artic; Antarctic, Pacific. Atlantic, Great  Divide, Swiss, Highland Chief. Burns, Kootenay Pass, \ in each Rosona .lost Newry 1-2 in  each, Baltic 1-10 and Perth J���������W IC Richmond  to II Cleaver pledge for loan of $1000.  Starof the East���������CHillyer toT K Morrow h  $'00  July 22-  F.liso���������Oliver Blair to J W-Young et al $300  Black Diamond���������A A Davis to D McGuirc J.  NEWS OF THE CAMPS.  NAKUSP.  (From Our own Correspondent.)  The smoke during the past week has  been very thick and caused much iucon-  venieuce, but today has cleared it away.  Mr. Bulger is preparing plana for the  new tug to be built for the C. & K. S. N.-  Co. It will be used ia cenneotion with  their transfer barge.  Mr. McNeil of the Madden House has  completed his improvements ou, the  house, haviug repaired and painted it  throughout.  The addition to the Leland house is  nearing completion. It will make the  Leland one of the most commodious  houses in the Kooteuay. *  The water is falling rapidly. A few  more days will make the buildings ou the  lake frotit safe again. Had there been a  heavy south wind during the past few  days nothiug could have.saved them.  The C & K. S. X. Co., will commence  wuikou their transfer scow again in a  few days. The work had to be abandoned ou account of the high water which  was within three feet.of the 1894. mark.  Work was commenced this week upou  the trails at Cariboo creek. One thousand dollars is the amouut of the appropriation which has to be divided througb1'  the camp, but those who have claims in  there, have themselves built a large portion of the trails without waiting for  government aid.  Seventy eight per cent of the claims  located in Cariboo creek camp up to this  date last year, are 'alive', having had the  assessment work done and recorded on  them, notwithstanding the lateness of  the spring and the depth of suow. Can  auy camp show a better return?  A very fine hot spring has been discovered some few miles above town ou  Kooskuuax Creek. The water is too  hot to bear ones band iu it. Already a  scheme is ou hand to bring the water  down to -the town, build a hotel, aud  start a sanitarium"-Euterprisiug'partie.'"  are connected with it, so we may hope to  see it pushed through in the uear future.  ves, but the workings so far have resulted  in producing extremely rich specimens of  -jopper ore with silver and gold. Supplies and men are beiug ��������� sent in and it  will not be loug before enough ore is produced to put White Grouse mountain  aud the Storm King group among the  list of shippers.  The town already boasts three hotels.  Grant McKenn and Chris Kurtz have es-.  tablished the Sanca Hotel at the corner  of Main and Second streets, probably the  best position in the t_wu. At present  they are under cauvaa, but, 11 frame house  is growing rapidly. Mrs. Hartson brought  her house already built aud furnished  with her, aud ou the occassion of our  visit was just aground ou the beach and  in dangerous proximity to the waves of  the rising 'storm that swept over the lake  ou Monday. Auother hotel is being erected by Mis'. Turner. Two other houses had  arrived by water, one containing a couple  of horses. John Hirsch who is busily engaged in laying out the town, is building  an office as well as E. B. Horsford, one of  the chief owners of "The Company."  Joe Seal has a team at work aud will have  more. G. A. Beckan has already established a barber shop. 11. H. Ramsdell  has a pack train of 15 animals trading  betweeu Sanca and the mines. Ira J.  Jeukinn has a feed and grain store and J.  W. Rogers is putting up a general  grocery. These are only a few of the establishments. Over CO lots have beeu  sold and their owners are away clamouring for lumber to build their houses.  Mr. W. R. Ramsdell, the presiding genius of the whole affair is a States Senator  for Flathead County, Montana. He and  his energetic lieutenant J. Black occupy  a log cr.biu iu the midst of the town  which is also the post office and head-,  quarters for all tbe dignities and responsibilities that centre in the person of  Randall H. Kemp. One matter which  requires and will receive immediate attention is the construction of a landiug  stage.J The water is shallow and the  bottom consists of huge boulders which  form a most uncomfortable resting place  for ships keels. The steamers Angeroua,  Aiusworth and lied Star make daily trips  to and from Sauca so that there - is no  difficulty at all iu reaching the new  town.  July 3���������  Ruth  Fraction-D J McDougal to AV H McVay.  It M T-J Dean to J Franz 1-G.  Goodenough���������C  F  Kent to J L Retallack  mortgage of interest $200.  July i- 1,  Climax No 3���������J R Driscoll to It C Graham to  J F Riellv,  Climax No 3-J F Reilly to C E Miller and J  H Wallace J.  July 6���������  Virden���������W H Todd to J \Y Switzer '    .  Virden-W H Todd to C B McClusky '.  New Springfield���������E S Kinney to W.T Jonw*  xs E Lay and E J Miller $100.  Creole-P Mc-Nichol to F H Lautz _ $49.  .RAWFOl'P CREEK.  The trail from the head of Crawford  Bay is now in good order. Over 130.  feet.of corduroy have been laid and a 75  foot bridge thrown over Crawford Creek.  Some thirty eight locations have been  made in this c::mp, and though but little  development work has been done as yet,  many of the'slaims have a good and substantial showing of ore. On the Kepub-  licau group, the property of -T. J. Procter  aud others the vein has beeu struck at a  depth of lOGO feet fivm the out-crop, aud  show, three feet of good galena aud grey  copper,  SANCA.  The uew town presents au appearance  very familiar to anyone who has watched  the growth of the other towns*in Kootenay. Only a few weeks ago the "shingle  fan" at the the mouth of Granite' Creek  was covered with dense brush, now the  brush is nearly all gone, only a few of  the larger trees being left. Rows of pegs  indicate the courso of streets already  springing into existence. Small boards,  with names on them show thai a thriving  business in town lots has been done. A  notice board on a tree signed "By order  of the Miners," publicly {announces that  these dictators refuse to patronize any  establishment employing' Chi.i.-e. At  present, however, they must eat: meals  cooked by Chinese of go hungry, and  it would appear that a Chinese laundry  man is not objected to. It is .quite possible that there are several menial offices  for .which John Chinaman is very  suitable  The flat on which the town is laid out  contains about 100 acres and is in   the  form more or less of a semicircle, having  its  curve   towards the lake and being  divided   nearly   iu half by the stream.  Only the northern part of this is being  plotted, the southern is reserved by the  owners as a  smelter site.   Immediately  at the back a trail leads to the mines 18  miles inland.   Two hundred meu under  Mr. Patton are now at work transforming  this trail into a wagon  road.   Ten miles  have to be completed in twenty four days.  The price to be paid is 8950 a mile,   The  I Contractor is to have his option of the  ! remaining eight miles.   So far the trail  has been good enough to lead some 200  : prospectors into the country  and others  i are pouring in.   Very  little  work   has  I been done as yet on the claims themsel-  TKAIL   -KEEK.  The Nest Egg has three feet ^of clean  ore.  The shaft of the C. & C. is still in ore  with no hanging wall in sight.  Twelve tons a day are now beiug shipped from the Crown Point to the Trail  smelter.  The buildings on the Tiger . group  bonded by J. A. Pinch have been destroyed by ffre.  The tuunels of the Nevada and High  Ore are both in or������Jsimilar to that of the'  Jumbo.  Three feet of clean solid'copper ore  have beeu disclosed in "The View." It  is a chalcopyrite carrying from 15 to 20  per cent." iu copper and a little gold.  The returns of oue car load of ore  shipped from the Mayflower gave. $50. in'  gold. The owners aie satisfied with this  test and will proceed with development.  A stiike has been made on the.Evening  Star in the old Cronan tunnel. The ore  is au arsenical iron sulphide in a quartz  gaugue.   Free gold is visible.  Work is being steadily pushed ahead  on the Commander. ������������������ The shaft is nearly  down 100 feet and is in high grade copper  ore. As soon as the 100 foot level is  reached drifts will be started to prove the  extent of the vein.  On the South Belt the Crown Point,  3Iayflower_and-Lily_May_ai.e.allinlore.of  good quality and work is beiug energetically prosecuted. Enough ore is being  extracted from the Crown Point to ship  about ten tons a day.  On Rock, Murphy and Sullivan Creeks;  development work is being pushed ahead.  There is a good showing of chalcopyrite  in the Gold Star on Rock Creek. Three  feet of solid sulphides have been discovered ou the Minnehaha.  The Rossland Miner repeats its prognostication of the building of a large  smelter on the" .Columbia.'river ahovu  Trail. It is to have a capacity of 2500  tons, so says the paper, and to be worked  in conjunction with the Canadian Pacific  Railroad. ��������� '  Further work has improved the showing on the City of Spokane, under bond  to the Lillooet F. 11. & C. Gold fields, Ld,  The tunnel is now in 00 feet aud cross  cutting is still in ore. This is similar  to that of the LeRoi and assays well. It  is satisfactory to find the first -venture of  an English company iu this field looking  so prosperous.  Cross cuts at the 40 foot level on the  Deer Park show _7 feet of clean ore.  which however is at present of too low a  grade to work. It 13 however improving  with depth and work will be pushed  ahead in anticipation of better returns  further down. The shaft at present is  ouly 58 feet in depth.  The returns from the Trail smelter will  now assume larger proportions than they  have hitherto done. The smelter is running night and day on LeRoi, Iron Mask,  Poorman and War Eagle ore. Three  reverberatories and a blast furnace-are  in use at the present writing; the fourth  reverberatory will be blown in in the  course of a few days. .The furnaces in  operation are running to perfection and  turning out 30 to 40 tons of high copper  matte daily. The smelter yards have all  been cleared and room matte for a large  ore platform, 'capableof holding 2500 tons  of crude ore. The smelter is being painted black, and new temporary office build  in-js to replace those recently destroyed  by lire are well under way and will be  completed in a few days.  Kate nnd Peerless, on the Galena Farm 1  f'*r 820,000, $8,000 aud $2,000 respec |  lively.  The ten mile trail is being cleared of  fallen timber blown down, during '>hc  recent gale.  Sixty claims were recorded at the New'  Denver otlice in one week and the receipts  are nearly $200 a day.  Work will shortly be commenced on  the Payne, Surprise, Antoine, Ruby  Silver, Cumberland, Blue Bird and Last  Chance.  The lleid and Tenderfoot claims  have been bought by E. E. Evans on behalf of an English syndicate for $16,000.  cash. The deal was arrau'ged by C. *W.  Callahan.  A galena boulder weighing two tons  has been shipped from the*Wonderful ior  exhibition in Spokane. Twenty five men  are working at this claim, ground sluicing, with the water from two creeks.  Over 100 tons of good float has been discovered.  The tramway from the Idaho and  Alamo mines to the concentrator at Thr-'e  Forks has been damaged by tire. The  mill which had just recommenced, operations is therefore stopped again. The  Washington mill ia also temporarily still  owing lo a pick haviug got into the  crushers.  W. Robertson and Lee Combs have  given a working bond on the Silverton  Boy to the same parties that have bonded  tbe Reid and Tenderfoot and other claims.  The bonders have the option ot purchasing the property for $15,000 after running  a tunnel for 100 feet.    . .  It is reported that arrangements for  the consolidation of tie Noble Five aud  Deadman groups are. complete. Messrs.  J. G. McGuigan and Frank J. Cutler  have been in Spokane to attend a general meeting of the owners. A plan is proposed to build a tramway and concentrator at once at, a cost of 850,000. The  work can be completed in a few months  and be ready for the winters shipping.  NEWS OF   THE   WORLD.  NELSON  C. D. Rand who was bonded Geo.  Neelauds claim the Athabasca has two  shifts of men at work. Assays of ore  from this claim have gone extremely  high.  Work   will' be  Golden Eagle W.  begun  today   on the  McCulloch's claim at  the head of Sandy Creek'.  The mill at the Poorman will stand  still for a time while the tunnel is being  driven from the bottom of the shaft to  cut the vein at the lower level. It.will  have to go about one hundred feet to do  this and will take perhaps from two to  three months to accomplish it.  Lord - feudeley accompanied by Mr.  A. L. Pearse, a well known English  mining expert, arrived in town yesterday having come overland from Nakiisp.  His Lordship will spend probably  threes weeks in the district, in which  time "he will examine various properties  on behalf of himself and friends.  The Canadian r'llptnen at Bisley  have won llie Colonial prize, of ������80.  Another  massnen* of Armenians is  reported  from   Egin in lhe district of  Diiiibeki. It is said that 400 people  wen; killed.  The Elcho shield was won by \t,hc.  English rifle, (emu. In (he minor contests, Messrs. Neile, King, -Mitchell,  und Spearing, of Canada, each took  prizes.  At the regatta of the Royal Ulster  Yacht Club the Emperor of Germany's  "Meteor" led throughout and finished  five, minutes ahead of the Ailsa and  eleven minutes ahead of theBritannin.  Thc cumbrous copper 'c-ish' which  Iiave been in 11 ��������������� in Ohinafor centuries  are gradually being replaced by silver  live and ten cent pieces. The change  is'said to be much appreciated by the  Celestials.  , A'cricket, team from Haverford College, Pennsylvania, played the Harrow  Club, at Harrow. Hnverford won the  toss, and batted. When the last man  was put out, they had scored 81 runs.  Harrow then went to work and scored  _0 runs in two wickets and closed the  innings with 230 runs for four wickets.  The Canadian team at Bisley has  won the Kolapore Cup. -In the shooting for the Prince of Wales Trophy,  members of the Canadian rifle team  made Ihe following scores at the 20J  yards range (EO heinp the highest possible): Mitchell, 44; King. 35; Levers,  43; Macdonald, 44; Ross, 42; Hayhurst,  48; Bruce, 40;  Crowe, .41.  Princess Maud second daughter of  the Prince and Princess of Wales was  married tp her cousin Prince Charles  second son of Ihe Crown Prince of  Denmark on Wednesday lust. The  ceremony tock place in the private  chapel of Buckingham Palace and was  attended by Her Majesty in person and  numbers of noble and brilliant, personages! There is an amusing account of  the affair in the Spokesman Review.  . The .Imperial government met with  a defeat in the House of Commons  over the Irish Land Bill-which provides that iri the purchase transactions  the land committee shall advance  money in lieu of stock heretofore  issued. An amendment moved by Sir  Thomas Esmond, seeking to continue  the existing arrangements, was carried  by a decided majority. .The whole  clause was then withdrawn on motion  by A. J. Balfour. The defeat of the  government was totally unexpected  and it |was ascribed to the absence of  many ministerial members at the  royal wedding. Sir Henry Esmond's  amendment was supported by .-ill the  Irish members and by Irish landlord*..  MINING NOTES.  GAZETTE NOTICES.  IFromthcB. C. Gazette of 10th July 18116]  NEW  INCORPORATIONS.  Dellie Mining & Milling Co., Ld. (foreign). Head office Spokane, Capital,  $750,0(7- in $1 shares.  Golden Cache Mines Co., Ld. Head  office, Vancouver. Capital $5C3,C*J*0 in  $1 shares. Directors, \V. It. Robertson  J. M. MacKinnon, J._MacQuilhin!_alj_  of Vancouver, W. "Miiiisie ot'Victoria  and* Robert Hamilton, of Vancouver.  The company is formed to purchase  the Golden Eagle, North Star, Golden  Stripe, Ruby,.and Jumbo claims in the  Lillooet District and general mining  business. .    ���������  Ivanhoe Gold Mining Co., Ld. Head  office Rossland. Capital $1,___,C03 in  $1 shares. Directois, Edward N.  Bouche, D. W. Higgins, Duncan Campbell, A. M. Whiteside, J. F. Travers,  Joseph H. Adams, J. S. Clute*Jr., C.  O'Brien, lleddin, V. F. Jackson. The  company is established to purchase  and work the Ivanhoe No. 1 claim at  Trail Creek and general mining.  Randolph Gold Mining Co. (foreign)  Headoftice Spokane. * Capital 8750,0''0  in $1 shares.  PRIVATE  KILLS.  Messrs. W. AV. I). Turner, W. M.  Redpath, E. Saunders, It. T. Daniel  and E. S. Topping, give notice of application for a private bill to incorporate a company to establish waterworks  at Trail.  -       . 5"  A CANADIAN MAGAZINE.  SLOGAN.  i A wagon road is to be buiit from the  , Ruth to Sandon.  j The Lucky Jim has received its com-'  ! pressor plant which is now being put in  { position.  !    Mr Evan3 has also bonded the Currie,  ' We have received theMayand June  numbers, presumaby the first and  second, of Our Monthly, which is  described in its argument as an earnest  attempt to provide a home market for  Canadian literary talent. This is a  noble idea if the proprietor is prepared  to pay the same for the "talent" as it  earns elsewhere. .The second paragraph ..declares that all the contributions must be by Canadian writers  and upon Canadian subjects only, and  yet we find on page 31 a well worn  story by Guy de Maupassant of an  incident of the seige of-Paris, translated by J. Ramsey Montezainbert.  The translator may be Canadian, but  neither Guy de Maupassant nor the  subject of liis story art*. There is also  a good deal about Agathon Aristophanes, Pausanias, Phoedrus. Eryxima-  chus and Socrates who were scarcely  Canadians. There are some light  ".tories of the usual magazine sort and  some engravings of pretty women.  It is scarcely necessary to say that  "'Our Monthly"*' does not come up to  the Cosmopolitan or any of the other  famous periodicals, but it is well.worth  its price if only to provide the home  market above referred to.  A nugget weighing 42 lbs. and valued  at $9072, has been picked up on the  Howland placer in Trinity County,  California.  The San Francisco company recently  incorporated to treat the black sands  of'the Fraser ltiver, reports that 250  tons of sand yielded $30 to ihe ton.  The . biggest placer scheme ever  organized to work in British Columbia  has been formed out of Seattle people  and English hankers. It is known as  the British Northwest Gold Mining  Co. Its capital is $5,f,:*0,C-0. ������������������ It will  consolidate the Fishback mine, the  Maud Hydraulic claim and other  Quesnelle properties.   -   Alberni-lias-beeii__vi8ited-_by_..ternble-  forest tire- which bave.done much damage to mining property. All the buildings on the Duke of York have been destroyed and the womeu and children and  horses were only saved' by beiug kept  uuder a stream of water from the monitor. The pipes were protected by having  holes punched in them,"had they - been  destroyed all hands mus-thave perished.  J. F. Bledsoe,** who is well ..known in  Nelson, was' trying to force his way up  the creek which bears his name" when  tlie firew overtook him "and he only saved  himself by standing up to his neck iu  water, and he had to remain there for  .two hours."  F- W. Eaton -.has been in Spokane  arranging for the manufacture "of a  two stamp mill of his own invention.  lie believes that he has something that  will be of .great* benefit to those who*  have free", milling properties some  distance from transportation. He  says his 'machine can be opera Led by  two men, or easily handled by one  horse. It can be taken apart and  packed on horses up the steepest  mountain, trail. The* largest piece  weighs 300 pounds, and- llie whole  machine about a ton. He says it will  Strike as heavy a blow as any quartz  mill every manufactured. He has a  number of offers to sell his patent,  but prefers to undertake the manufacture of them himself at Spokane.  A long article from the pen of D. B.  Bogle on Trail Creek appears in the  Engineering and Mining Journal.  The following remarks are woilh  quoting: - Regarding the extent of gold  bearing area three main features have  been put forward. The fiist is, or  rather was, that outside the paying  propeities on Red Mountain there  were no mines present or future. The  second is thatwherever the charactei-  istic eruptive "rocks of* Red Mountain  are found, with iron tappings carrying  even a trace in gold, pay "re will be  found with depth. The third is that  while many good mines will be opened  up in di tie rent parts, pay chutes are  not to be looked for under every iron  capping. The first of the������e theories  has ' been disproved. The second  makes the brain reel, and although it  has received the endorsement of Mime  men supposed lo be scientific, seems  i neither reasonable nor probable. The  '; third is the theory in" which the ordi-  j nary mind takes refuge.      ' ���������>  i    Di. Mulholland of New South Wab;s  ! is    bringing   out    a  new  electrolytic  treatment  for low  giade gold-copper  jores.   As   this    country   abounds   in  mineral of this descripiioiiitiiiay.be  worth investigating. The following  is an explanation or its main feat 10es:  The ore, being finely ground, isatiuice  leached with .-a hot solution of cu|ii'ic"  chloride in a rotating barrel, through  which a slow alu-i-nating current of  electricity is p.is.-.ed. The ciipric  chloride solution is mixed hefoieliancl  with a saturated solution of.calcium  or magnesium, chloride, or salt, -o  that the combined action, chemical  mid electrical, exi racts all the copper  from the 01 e. The. clear solution is,,  run through a barrel containing copper  oxides or hydiates, which remove ,til  iron and similar impiii iiies from the  solution, leaving ii ti,ily pure copper.  The copper solution is uow passed into  rectangular vats containing porous  asbestos partitions, with electrodes for  conveying the current to the solution  as it passes in the vats. The copper  is deposited, and the solution is dumped back to a reservoir for treating  more stuff. Once the solution is made  it lasts indefinitely, a lil tie water being  added to make up for evaporation,'and  a little chemical to supply losses by  leakages, etc. Thus there is noienst-  aft.-*r the preliminary charges, except  fuel for the engines tequired foi*.Clashing, working the dynamos, pump.'.etc.  The process is circular and- under good  management, extremely economical.  Thus the copper is saved, and asvl he  average market price is ������40 per ton- it.  will pay wit h even a one per cent, 01 e.  and lower, for its own extraction.  The ore, being freed from copper,-, nnd  chemically disintegrated, is in an.ex-  cellent condition for treatment/ by  cyanide or other suitable method..:.!I'  there are silver sulphides in the ore  they are dissolved and are precipitated  before the copper, so that the silver  deposit may be stripped from ,th������*  cathode before the copper is allowed  to deposit, or it may be separated.-.by  chemical means.       " a   o      .,,'.  LOCAL   NEWS.      -    '���������)  Sir Joseph Trutch chairman ofj he  Hall Mines Jeft for the coast on Thursday last. ;',';  The Vancouver Stock Exchangehns  closed temporarily owing to laclii' ;of  business. It is expected that it'Will  open again shortly. :���������;.������������������  The British Columbia Association of,  Mining Engineers will meet in Nelsofi on  August 3rd. :  The new court at the lawn tennis dub  is not a success. The material of wjbioh  it is composed is too friable and breaks  up under the play. Watering and rolling  will very likely put.it right.  Mr. W.o.1. G. Dickson has sold ^4000  .worth of resiudc-iilial property in addition A to the Nelsou townsite during the  last fortnight. Buildings are already  going up on some of these lots and contracts are being let. for-the-rest.. ���������--���������--  Messrs. Elliot and Hale are building a  four oar ontrigged boat for the Nejsou  Rowing Club.- She will be 34 feet'over  all. As soon as members of the club .Rny  up the subscriptions they promised  another boat will be ordered.  The race between Campbell and Long  whicli was to have come off at Kaslo'bu  the 21st did not take pb-ce. Campbell  and his party duly went to Kaslo.'.but  found that Long was unable to run owing  to an alleged injury tohis leg. $20 "find  been put up to whicli of course Campbell  was fully entitled, but he handed it biick,  Tbe Rev- Father Dethorue from Spokane, will arrive in Nelson on Monday.;  The blessing of the Knslo church tnkes  place on Sunday 2nd August. There-Will  be a retreat in Kaslo; aud Sandon ttnd  tbe .Reverpud Father will also preach a  retreat-in-Nelsoii-on-his-retum .^-.-���������'r^���������  Captain and Mrs. Troup leave  immediately fpr a trip to Europe.  During the Captain's absence ".'the  affairs of the Columbia & Kootenay  Steam Navigation Company will be  managed by the President, Mr. J': A.  Mara. Mr. Mara arrived in Nelson on  Wednesday. .;-'  The    union   picnic   of   the   Nelsou"  Sunday   Schools  will   lake  place   at^  Balfour on  Tuesday next.   The s..s/  Nelson  will  convey the party up the  outlet   leaving the Government wharf  at 0 a 111.' and returning leave Balfour  at (5 p.m.    Tickets  for adults $1 each;  children' free.    The  net   proceeds,-- if  anv,   will be devoted to the Kootenay  Lake Hospital.  The ladies of the Catholic church are  organizing a bazaar to take place'its  the church on Wednesday and Thursday next. Features of the entertainment, .will be a drawing for an arm'-'  chair and a competition among bachelors for the proud position of the  favorite' with the fair sex, who presumably will alone vote on the matter.  The winner is to be rewarded with u  golden headed cane.  A burglary was committed- last night  at Stutters fruit store. The proprietor  who was in bed heard some one tampering with the cash till and immediately  precee'ded to disturb the intruder., The  .burglar bolted and was hotly pursued  by Stutter who came up with the fugitive and caught him in the brush atthe,-  back of the Hotel Phair. Failing to'  open the till the culprit had seized and  male off with two large boxes of chocolate. He was lodged in the lockup and  gives the name of Arthur Dendo.  THE WEATHER.  A violent-storm burst over the whole  of Kootenay on Monday raising such  a sea in the lakes as was never Known  before. It also farmed all the forest  Hres into activity and practically covered the country with flame. The  lemperaluie fell considerably. There  was very little rain. On Friday after-  noun and evening there was a nice  shower of ['-iir. in Nelson accompanied  with thunder and lightning.  TIIKHMO-.IKTEI-  Jiilv  l'.'-M-ix  nf"    Min 4������ *  "'    ���������_':���������-         71=  li"  "     ^1-         ''-_-  iiJ  ���������'   *.v-      . ... :>''-  1*;"'  "     Si���������  i"7-  10*  "     '-'I-  TJ-*  Ifi*1.  "   ___:>-       ..-:-..;.'*'3 ..- it3 ���������  Tho- .e__ii'i;s are taken n.t . a. in. and cofl-  MXHieiitly reiir-=<_nt the liiKhett- and lowest  temperature duriug the precedi-iK 21 hours. THE MINER,.NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JULY 25,  1896.  t*  i-5  OF A VALET  1VEAVC  MY MASTER  i_5l%*^5_!_-^-l  Johnson  (Copyright 1895,   by  Bacholler,  and Baulicllar.)  PART 1.  It was oarly in the summor of last  year, when Sir Nicolas Steele andI took  different roads in life. They toll me that  he has now settled down in a littlo vil-  ago near Pau, but from him I hear  nothing. It may be that my company  would trouble him in those days; it may  be that he would bo vory glad to see mo.  if I knocked on his door. Those are  questions 1 don't carp to ask myself.  Marriage changes a mini thoy. say. Possibly it has changed hiin.  It was. in the summer of the year when  I left him; and the oarly autumn brought  mo to America. I knew that there was'  breathing room across tho water; and  onco I had done with Nicky Steele, I did  not lose much time in putting thu sea  between mo and those who : troubled  thtmiselve. with my concerns. And that's  ft step I have never regretted. There's  room for every man in the States so loug  as he carries a doosnt head on his  shoulders, and a bit of brass in his  pocket. Thoy don't ask you there if  you came by your own honestly. Char  acter is a cheap article and reputation is  put by in museums.  I sailed for America, and it was there  that I wrote these papers. They won't  hurt Sir Nicolas Stcole���������and if they do,  that's his business. Mine is to make tho  money while I can; but as for what the  law can do to me, I don't care a snap of  the lingors. So fur as that goes, I doubt  if there's much in our past-that any  judge could spout upon. All-said and  done, it's easy to be a rogue by act of  parliament. If Nicky and I got our dues,  we should havo a statue all to; ourselves  on tit. Stephen's Green,- and our portraits  would be hung in the Kerry town hall.  But this is a short-sighted world, and U  knows nothing of its greatest men.  It is a year since I left my master, and  many things have happened since then���������  though none of thom so odd us tho  ���������vents which led up to that parting. Wo  had returned to Paris quietly enough  after our fool's errand to IBrituny, and  there was no thought in our heads of  anything but a slow season and au unprofitable summer. Such of our friends  as had been useful had gone their ways,  some to London, some to America. There  was no pigeon to pluck that I knew of;  ' iJo' Yankee who would buy diamonds.  Sir Nicolas had little to do but ,<lrivo and  play with the old impecunious lot; and  right well ho did it.        ,      >  "While the money's left be hanged to  the care,'' he would say; and for tho  matter of that, all the lifebelts in France  couldn't have saved that same dull caro  - whon . he set out to drown her. Timo  and again I told him that if nothing .was  to bo done in Paris, we might Iind work  enough in Madrid or in Berlin. Ho  wouldn't so much as listen tome.  "Is it a bagman I ani?" ho asked ono  day when I was harping ontheold string  ���������gain, "must' I bo running round the  country seeing who'll buy ine wares? In-'  deed, and I'll stop where lam���������"  "Until the money is spent, sir," I  hinted.  *'A curse .upon the money," said he,  "It's nothing butthe inonoy you think  of the week through. Am I a pauper,  then? And who's to put gold in mo  purse in Germany? Bedad! I'd as soon  ���������"��������� speud-a-wcek-in"-tIio--Mazas--as_iii-that.  country. Thero'was no gentleman over  v* came out of Germany, no, nor ��������� honest  liquor, either. I'd bo dead in a week of  their beef."  I did not answer him, for* lie never was  a man you could persuade when he was  in one of-his tempers. Ho dined that  night at' the" Hotel Scribe with .'lack  -Ames and his  lot; and it was not   until  - one   o'clock  in  tho morning th;* I  saw  - him aguin. He was   pretty   well warmed  up  with   the   drink   thou,   and directly  .    beset his eyes on meshe callodout'at tho  ..      top of his lungs:.  -.''Hildebrand, it's ycrself I want and  uo other; fetch _m. tho whisky and don't  ye sing hymns on the way." I got him  tbe drink and when he-had pulled, out a  groat handful of cigars and dropped half  of them on tho pavement, ho "burst out  with his news.  "Man," said he, "it's fine intelligence  I havo lor ye. We're to be in St. IJeter.--  biirg in three day-."  "Bo where, sir'/" I gasped, for I made  sure that ho was joking.  '.'In'    St.   lJetorsburg,     and    nowhere  else,"   replied   lie,    holding    the   match  -about   a   foot away from the cigar;    "in  St  Petorsbur?,   I'm   tolling  ye.    I've a \  fancy   to   see the   Russians,  and   there's 1  . one of Jack. Aines'   lot   that will take us !  through.    It's an ollicer of the  guards ho  is,   and  ye'll not forget to pack   mu yeomanry   clothes, though tho   Queen,   God  bless   her,     has     dispensed,   with  . my  services.",,. a  "Then it's certain ' that you are going,  sir?" said L  "As certain as the moon is round,"  cried he, "whicli is a geographical fact.  Hildebrand���������a geo-grap-cal fac, 1 assure  you���������" -o  What more he would have said, 1 don't  know, for he broke off sudden and went  to bed, which was the best placo for hiin,  singing and swaggering like a trooper of  I thought   at the time that ho  not   turn   up in a now   city and   among  new people.   Little did I think, however,  that this was the last journey Sir Nicolas  Steele and   1   were to mako together, yet  so it proved, as this story will   tell   you.  Wo arrived at   St.   Petersburg on Wednesday   morning,   and by the  following  Saturday   night   I   bad   learned   enough  Russian to bawl "Hisworshik" to a cabman   and   get a glass of beer at   a   bar.  Tho man whoso guests wc   wero took   us  to the Hotel Kleo ; but I soon found that  wo were not to stop long in the   city;   ho  being about   to   set out for the house  of  one of his kinswomen, whose placo  was  ten miles from Novgorod.    And here   lot  mo say that Count Fotlor  Uspensky  was  nover a friend to me, ''though I stood  by.  him to the end of it.    He was a cur right  through; a swaggering,  bullying,   loudmouthed swashbuckler that sot-my right  ana itching every time he camo near'.me.  How it   was that  ho   mado   a   friend   of  Nicolas Steele the Lord only knows.   Yet  .'friends   they   wore from the first; and I  don't think.my master ever did so much  for any man as lie did for this little Russian   captain,    who was   his   host in St  Petersburg.    It   was a sight to see   these  two,   just   as  different  as chalk    from  cheese,   walking arm-in-arm   down   the  Neoski Propekt, or ogling the women  in  Isaac's cathedral.    Perhaps   it was   that  each > thought  ho  would do   tho   other;  perhaps   thoy fell together   out   of  that  odd   sympathy   which   men    who  have  known   ups   and downs  show   for   each  othor.    Anyway,   they   were as thick  as  thieves; and little ;it was I saw of them  during the five days we spentin the city.  This didn't matter to me,  you maybe  sure.    If  ever  thero was a town to let a  man   play   the tine gentleman   in,   that  town is  Petersburg." The  very' breadth  of the streets, the miles  of  palaces,   the  overstocked shops, put a sen>;e of  gentility into you.   Turn whore you will, there  aro uniforms and protty   women   to  see.  The whole city lives ^to   kow-tow   to   its  great   folks; even a gentleman's   gentleman   can Iind plenty to touch their hats  to him and call him excellency.    I.:,,lived  like a lighting cock the whole time I was  thore, and when tho  day  came  for us to  move into the country there was no man  less pleased than I was. Nor did I understand, until Sir Niolas told mo, why we  should move at all.  "It's his way," said ho, speaking at  bedtime on the last night we wore at the  Hotel Klee; "there's a cousin of the  count's to be married, and we're to go to  the "wedding with him. Rich people  they aro, let me tell you���������tho widow and  daughter of Field Marshal Pouzatov  that was. The girl carried on with my  friend a couple of years ago, and he's  fretting to see tho last of her. It wouldn't  be decent to stand against his' whim.  We'll just have a week in the country,  and there will bo the end of it. Ye'll  take plenty of silver with us. for you  can't look up to thc sky in this cursed  plncu without tossing a roublo to the  angels*."  Ho spoke light enough, but his talk  would have been different if he had  known tne black thing we were to see at  that very Novgorod, and tho end of those  threo days in tho country. Jle hadn't  an inkling of it then, however, and I  was no wiser, needless to tell All I saw  before us was a holiday in a Russian villago; and while that was not much' to  j. look forward to, I romembered that a  wedding might smarten things up a bit.  "There'll bo gir_s_abon_t,^_saul _*L_ ','and  plenty to eat and*drink,~and" tfiouglPtne  women here have   got   faces like frying-  3sr"Bi__jSO"n^r  Planing Mill!  Doors,   Sashes, Turned  Work,  Brackets i and \ Office \  Fittings.  SATISFACTION GUARANTEEp.  PRICES REASONABLE.  thosTgray  NELSON, B. C.  ENLARGED PREMISES,  ENLARGED STOCK,  JJUfc   l^edUced   Prices   ii)   the  FOLLOWING-  FRED WILLIAMSON  ���������Has   Opened Up In���������  Gent's  = = " - . Furnishings,  In  the Store Lately Occupied by  the Telegraph Office   on  Bakar Srteet. ,!1  Groceries,     Tinware,    Graniteware,  Glassware and Crockery.  _@~AT THE-_a_.  IDEAL GROCERY STORE  BUCHANAN & ROBINSON Proprietors  (301)  NELSON SODA WATER FACTORY  ALL KINDS OF SOFT DRINKS  AT REASONABLE PRICES.  Why Pay Freight Rates?  When you can get just as good an article at home  Any Drink not on our List Made to Order  Orders taken by Mr.  Reisterer in Town or at the Brewery,  will be delivered anywhere promptly.  sin  Latest in Lady's Belts & Blouse Sets  A Full Line of 1847 Rogers Bros.' Table Ware.  .. Watch Repairing a Specialty,   All Work Guaranteed.  Thos. Dunn ������ Co., L'd.  JACOB DOVER'S, BAKER STi, NELSON.  (240)  DEALERS IN  MINERS', BLA.0ifS7li ILL SUPPLIES,  It A It AX1H SUEKT 1KOIV, .lEI.M.Itv'  I'll KS. It A It -A Kit.-IIKKT STKKE,  ______ ���������_.__���������__���������__..  _..���������__. .������'���������*��������� __. -t_.____._n   __������..__������������������<_-< ������..%'__������������������   k     __l_ll_l������__.*___  MIXKIC-' SHOVELS. Ml lti: lt������l*I.S  UY.V.-im'   tISK AMI CATS  SOLE AGENTS FOR THE  CINNABAR  MINING  CO.  ���������Write for 'Quotations  (*33)     -  MAMLLA  IM������FK_,  .   QUICKSILVER.  Cable Address. "Dunn."  DID YOU SEE  That special line of Regatta Shirts at $1.25  $1.50 and $2 00 at the P. 0. Store:  IF NOT YOU SHOULD DO SO  gilkeb������wells.  3ST3SX_S01sr & PILOT ZB-A.V.      t  ALBION IRON WORKS Co., LIMITED  E J_STG-I_ISrE_E3_RS.-  IRON FOUNDERS, BOILER MAKERS. *     ' * *  MANUFACTURERS OF MARINE AND  LAND   ENGINES,   BOILERS.   ETC.,  FISH CANNING    AND   MINING  MACHINERY, H1DRAULIC GIANTS,'  * * *   ' -* pipes   AND SINKING   PUMPS   I OR MINES.  French Eanges, Stoves, Grates, Etc.  -OIK  AfJK-TS FOR IIKMtV    It.  HIHIIIIIM.IIIVS   _VUA.1I   I I SI IS   AMI   IM.II'HIll  BOt'K IHtll.l.   CO.'S STKAM  ROCK  IHUHS.  No. 6 Chatham and 71 Store Street,  P. 0. DRAWER 12    -    VICTORIA, B. C  (205)  We are now Receiving Weekly Shipments of  ; Creamery Butter in One Pound Pats  Wlid We Mccomeijoje of -.prior Wit?.  Hudson's Bay Company,  THE MCDOWELL ATKINS WATSON  CO., LIB.  ��������� =��������� --.-s^^wHOLESALE-AND  RETAIL -*_-*_������������������-���������*' ���������   VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  A full stock of Drugs, Patent'Medicines, Chemicals and Toilet  "Articles,  Wholesale and  Retail/'   Goods Right.    Prices  .   Right.    Prompt attention to all orders. ..   . .  "A CEO-CRAPn-CAL I'ACT, I ASSURE YOU." j  pans, I'll manage to put" up' with   thom  for   a   day or two."-  And   with  this   to ���������  keup   my   spirits   up I   packed   his   baa ���������  again   and   sot   oC   to   Novgorod by.the '  '.curly'morning train.  It was about half a day's journey from  the city to Mine.   IPouzatov's   place, and  whon   w_  arrived at * the   station   thore  wero    two   four-horse    carriages���������"ch.t-  Y.rkas"   thoy call   them���������waiting   thoro  to   meet   us.     I saw at "once   from   the  , silver on tlie harness and the cut  of   tho  ��������� horses and men "that we'd come to' a slap-  i i._i������   house;   and   by and   by,   when   the  count and Sir Nicolas had  dono  bowing  anu scraping to lho young  lady who sat  with iino'thur goriti.man   in the lirst carriage, I camo to  the conclusion  that tha  people that wo were to stay with were tho  I right sort.    As for miss, sho was tho best  ; imitation of a pretty girl I had   seen in  Kussia ; and though I never had an eye for  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  (258)  THE McDOWELL, ATKINS, WATSON, CO  IO AND 12 CORDOVA STREET, ������.._.��������� . iV , ���������_.     _.     _-*  600 GRANVILLE STREET. VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  417  HASTINGS STREET 127    ������n"lWWWft-n,   !-*���������   W.  Turn Up . .  . . Your Toes  th������ line. ..,, ilu=. .__.  was telling mo somo wliim   of h:s  cups; | u.irk_j,airea  WOmon myself, I  could not  but when tho morning came he had still , 1)Ut bo Btruck   \>Y Marya Pouzatov.  tni-V     Illld    tO I -       * 7       -   -    .-1    ���������f  ���������.|,���������,nnr .!.$!_���������  Noto" each horny, corny deformity!  Ui-fittlng shoes did it. PutUrig your  foet in to, boots that fitted, your eye only. "Here is a  shoo which is made to fit Nature's feet. It cost 85,000  to produce tho first perfect pair, but you can now  havo the 5,000th pair for $3.50. . Made ofthe best  Imported calf-skin, in black or tan, by tho famous  Goodyear Welt- process; whicli ������ives ease to the foot���������  elasticity to the solo.  $3.50, 84.00, $5.50 per pair.  be_d   enough to repeat the  story   and  remember that he had mentioned it.  "You'll not be forgetting that we. leave  by the Berlin   mail   to-night,"   said lhe  "���������it's all   fixed up   that   we spend a fortnight in St.   Petersburg as   the guest of  Count Fedor Uspensky.    I've a  wish - to  It was as good as a glass of wine any day  | to see her laugn. She had those speaking  ! dark eye3 which would make the fortune  of the plainest woman alive. And chatter���������! believe she talked from the minute  we''camo' but. of the station   until   sho  The Slater Shoe (for Men.)  '..: nulled up the steaming horses at her own  seethe city, and   the arrangement suits j I  finely.     He's a big man there,   and  ��������� has  big   friends;  and   he's to  have  the  charge of us.    There would bum are  surprising things than that we should make  money there. Ye'll not omit thc uniform. >  It's   a   poor  figuro I'd   cut   in; "civilian '  clothes, don't you think?" !  I heard him out aud then dressed him ;  You may be sure that- I was pleas-ed,  ���������cough, since Paris was just stagnation -  tfctn, ������nd it was <_ueer if something did  I havo said that tbe drive from the great  Moscow railway to the house where the  wedding was to be might be reckoned at  an hour, lt wasn't a pretty drive, for  the country was as flat as a carpet, and  what, trees 1 saw were pines in suuare-  cut clumps. We passed a few nigged  peasants on the dusty road, and met a  priest going to market; but for right  To he Continued-  Gilker &"  Wells, Sole Agents for Nelson.  \Green Bros., Agents at Kaslo  ; Hunter Bros., Kendrick and Co., A gents at  \ Rossland. 'm  The Red Book. Price $4. per Copy  The Only Directory of tlie Province in Two Years.  A COMPLETE GAZETTEER  "of over 500 points iu British Columbia, many of which have never before '  appeared in auy Directory or Tr-ide "Reference Book '  - with Location, Population _-"-  BANKING TOWNS        ,                                 TELEGRAPH OFFICES-  RAILWAY STATIONS EXPRESS OFFICES  *���������         POST OFFICES MONEY ORDER OFFICES  ; A POCKET REFERENCE BOOK   :  ,  6 '  OF ALL THE  TRADES,  PROFESSIONS.    INDUSTRIAL   AND  MINING   ENTERPRISES.  Over 6000 Business   and Professional  Firms, Full Xames of Partners, Kinds of  . Business,' Street Address in Cities.  PUBLISHED BY  MERCHANTS'    ��������� **  AaENOY,  VANCOUVER AND VICTORIA. (356)  That is whbt a Vancouver  ;  man said about his ad in  THE  'It Brought  Good Results'   the miner. *' -O. **���������*_-.  *"- 'r- .'r*>  THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JULY 25, 1896.  ^\xt ffixnzx. f������$  THE MINER is printed on Sali<{fY$0id  will bewailed to any address iii* c:L{.ida or  the Uni'ed States, for one year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  C0NTLSIC7 ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate ofSjpcr column inch, per  month.  TRANSIENT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rale oj /_ cents per nonpareil  line fist insertion, and /o cents per line for  each subsequent insertion. Advertisements  running por shorter periods than three  months are classed transient.  __  *LL COMMUNICATIONS to the. Editor  must be accompanied by the name anil address op the writer, not necessarily for  publication, but as evidence of good faiih.  PRINTING turned out in first-rate style at  the shortest notice.  ADDRESS  The Miner Printing a publishingCo  nelson.  b.c.  KOOTENAYS OUTPUT.  The quality of a modern mining  country us a field for, investment i.  mainly judged by its output. The  values of stocks and shares rise and  fail according to the the regularity of  periodical figures giving the results of  monthly or quarterly work done. As  a rule of thumb guide to the value of a  field this method is probably the best  that can be hit upon. In any case the  investing public has adopted it, and  mining countries that want to be in  the market must he prepared to give  the necessary figures.  The countries with which I.ootenay  has chiefly to compete are West Australia and South Africa. These two  produce gold only, and ils measure is  given in ounces. Kootenay produces  not only gold, but silver, copper and  lead in large quantities and therefoie  it seems better that its returns should  be published in dollars���������or -pounds  sterling. It would be more suitable if  the Uovermucnt would collect and  publish this information, and now thai  a Bureau of Mines is in existence, this  would seem|t,o be one of its chief duties.  Bu** beyond taxing them the Government seems to pay little attention to  the mines and it therefore devolves on  the local newspapers and the corres-.  pendents of the great mining journals  to collect these figures and disseminate  "theni as best they may. Thanks to tin  courtesy of various officials this can ai  present, be done. But its existence it-  precarious and is entirely dependent  upon individual good will. Were this  ' withdrawn, all' 'knowledge of Koote-  'nays progress would be withheld from  the v* oriel. There is one thing in our  favor about the present system'and  that is that Kootenay is the only district publishing regular reports. Were  the duty undertaken by the Government the figures would represent the  whole of the Province.  Early in the. year various estimates  were made ofthe probable output for  180(5. The figure most generally agreed  upon was rive million dollars1 Those  who chose this amount were probably  within the mark and their estimate is  likely to be reached, though the first  six months have failed to produce hall*  the amount, by nearly a million dollars. This is easily accounted for by  the praciical_ ^isjpehsion of exports  from liossland owing to the badToacls  and to the withholding of operations  in expectancy of the arrival of two  railroads. One of these is now finished  and the other is under way. With  the resumption of shipments from  Trail Creek camp and the recommencement of work at the Pilot Bay smelter  which may shoitly be expected,  coupled with thc natural increase ol  other mines now in active operation  the figures will soon show a basis for  the estimate above referred to.  f'  /the  largest of recent  years.   To ihis  amount Australia contributed 2,3.5,105  ounces aud South Africa 2,2S1,773.  Seeing that the deep levels of llie  Rund are hardly reached, and only  superficial niining has been instituted  in Western Australia, there is every  prospect of a still further increase next  year. As far as the public is concerned  gold mines seem to be chiefly in demand. Copper mines are doing a first  rate business, with every prospecr of a  rise in the price of their main commodity. Uxeept in Kootenay, silver  miues arc flat, many are closed down.  We are specially fortunate in that we  have gold mines in plenty while our  silver mines are so rich that even at  present prices lhey are highly pro-  litable.  ;*  'THE MINING MANUAL.  The issue of the Mining Manual foi  189- has drawn public attention to the  enormous volume of mining investment a at the present day in Europe.  Many of our readers are doubtless  acquainted with the work in question  but to others it may be said thai it is  a publication which aims at presenting  all attainable facts and statistics regarding gunning-' companies. The. volume for.this year.is bulky, lt contains  1300 pages and embraces the'statistus  of 2700 companies. This is an increase  of <XJ0 pages and 1500 companies"-ver  last year. The first number of the  Manual appeared in 1SS7 with references to 800" companies representing an  aggregate capital of . $100;000,000.  Without a long and tedious piocess it  is impossible to get ab the amount of  capital represented by the companies  in this years book, but taking the  average capital on the same basis as  1887 "the amount is not _far from one  thousand five hundred millions of dol-  dollars. In all probability the total  amount exceeds -even this -enormous  sum as the tendency of modern companies is to start with capitals that  would have astonished even London,  a few years ago.  There are several significant facts to  he gathered from^.the Manual, apart  from the main one, viz; that capitalists  are every day more and more willing  to invest in mining properties. The  gold supply for 1895 was 079,057 ounces  SPOILED BALLOTS.  At the recent Dominion elections a  new form of ballot paper was used  which, it was hoped, was so arranged  that the most ignorant voter could not  "spoil" it. It seems to be the simplest  possible matter to place a cross in a  white circle, and yet it is asserted that  there never were more spoiled papers  than at the recent election. A cut ions  dilemma has arisen in consequence.  In East York Mr. Fkanklaxd the  liberal candidate was declared elected  by the returning officer. But as it  appeared that many ballots east for  Mr.. MacLean, the conservative candidate, were spoiled, a recount was  demanded, and this resulted in the  upsettingof Mit. Fhaxklaxu'selection  and the declaration that Mu. Ma.L__ax  was the successful candidate. Most of  the disputed ballots were marked with  crosses in other places than the familiar white circle and were thrown  out as containing marks by which tin-  voter could be indentified. It appears  however that the wording of the  statute is open to question and Judge  Macduuoal whose integrity is unimpeachable, declared that the ballots  were not void in consequence. Meanwhile in Montreal Judge Pagnujelo  has given an exactly opposite decision.  The matter theiefore awaits either a  supreme court decision or an alteration of the statute. We think we have  read in the statutes of other countries  that any other mark whatever, except  the cross, vitiates the paper.  __N0TES.  The following from the Montreal  I-Teriild is pleasant leading: It needs  nm. i lint a unin fhoulcl be either a pro-  pli'-L or the son ul* a prophet to predict  that the Province of British Columbia  i- destined to become���������and that, too,  before many years, or even months,  shall have elapsed���������the greatest, because the richest, in ..the Dominion.  Day after day, more and more glowing  reports reach us of the wealth of mineral that is being discovered in almost  every part of that province. '  .The paragraph goes on with the  report that Barney Barnato is "nosing  around the leads'' of the Province.  This may or may not be the case, but  if he is not there are plenty of other  people who are.  Not long ago the very inadequate  service which supplies Canada with  the news of the world informed us  that the command of the Govern ine nt  troops in Cuba had been transferred  from General Campos to General  Weyler, and the impression.,.was made  that the former had bungled the whole  affair.    His fuccessor does not seem to  -huv_e_made_a big_succes._of .it.y.et..  Battles are fought which are officially  recorded as victories for the government side but they seem quite ineffectual in crushing the rebels. Indeed  these latter seem lo increase in power  every day. Meanwhile General Campos has made a remarkable speech in  the Cortes (the Spanish Parliament) of  which he is a member which throws  an entirely new light on the question  and one which will enlist the sympathies of. all free "people and of none  more than the inhabitants of the great  dependencies that belong to the British Empire. General Campos declared  that the Cubans were entitled to the  autonomy they asked for', and that the  Spanish rule over them is"intolerable;  that the reforms promised had . not  been granted. He made it clear that  many necessary civil reforms which  he, as Governor of the'" island, had  attempted to introduce, were frustrated by the Government at Madrid,  on the ground that- Spanish dignity  would be humiliated by granting  them while popular sentiment was  hostile to Spanish liule. This speech  will increase the sympathy for the  Cubans amongst us who, thank* to our  excellent system enjoy all the. prestige accorded to subjects" of a great  empire, while having at the same  time'the most complete freedom and  autonomy.  We. have received the prospectus of  the London & British Columbia Gold  Fields Ld From thefactof Mr. George  Alexander of Nelson being the local  director, itis fair to suppose that the  company has been formed under his  auspices. The other directors are all  gentleman more or less connected  with large mining enterprises in England. The capital is ������200,000 in one  pound shares. The company has been  formed to carry on* the ordinary business of Exploration, Prospecting, Development, Finance, and Agency Corporation, in the Province of British  Columbia or elsewhere. '   ***  ritoi'i'ssto.vtL CAKIIS.  G1 EO. A. "B. II ALL, M.D., D. D. S..  CAN BK  T   eoiiMiliuil by calling on liim at llie Hotel  fh .ir. IIJ-XJ  ANVIlRAJ-.I-'RIt,     BAUI'ISTKR .  AND  ���������   -.licilor, Kaslo, B. C. ill  ASSAYING.      UOBBINS&  LANG.     AS-  sayers  to   War EukIc  and  Associated  Companies, ltosslund &>D  "YTOKMAN & NOKMAN, MINING- AND  __> Stock Brokers, Hoiel Spokane. Spokane.  Wash-   Telephone U'_>7. [105]  MAHON, Mcb*Al;h.vyi_)Sc MAHON, li'l'U..  Mining and Share Brokers, Vancouver,  B. C.   Members Slock KxcliaiiKe. 330  SIBHALI) ANll I'KA-li, GKN^UAL.  Commission and fowia-ding Ajjents,  Wholesali! .lubbers in Uro-orioj and I'rovjsioii-  Hcvelsioko Station. (30.)  T ION Kb  C.   BAUKP, Mining Broker of the  J-J _ Victoria Slock Kxcliun_u of British Col-  uniliia. 1,(1. bbly  Victoria, J J. C  Olll-o. 3'-' Langley   street,  374  GKO. SHKDDKN. STOCK AND SHARE  Broker, Victoria, Jl. 0. (Member of the  H. C. S ock Exchange of "Victoria.! Clients  interests carefully guarded mid settlements  promptly made. -Iifiies ut latest quotations.  355  Do You Want To Borrow.  Jt is as easy to pay olF a Loan on our plan as  it is to pay rent. A $500 loan costs 87.50 per  month and pays off principal and interest in  8 yenrs, otlier sums in proportion, time of payment limited to "8 years. First mortgage  improved property only. Ask tor prospectus.  W. J. G DICKSON,  Agent Kquilable Savings & Building Association. ,, 364  WANTED SITUATION IN LAW-  yers ollice ns mannging clerk or  otherwise, by English bnrrister (M. A.  Cambridge). Advertiser is also prepared  to undertiike any clerical or book-keeping  work. Applv to G. J. P. care of The  Mineb, Nelson, B. C. (401)  TENDERS  ESTATE OF R. E. LEMON.  rruiK ASSIGNEE will sell by Tender at'  L Nelson, B. C, on Thursday, August- 6th,.  18IX!,at 12 o'clock, noon, tho Slock, Book-Accounts, Fixtures and Plant, as per the following  list:���������  Hardware,      -���������    -  ' $5510.16  Tinshop,  Tools nnd Stock  -      832.81  Crockery and Glassware  351.93    ���������  Groceries and Cigars  2514.26  Boots and Shoes      -'      - _ -  1194.26  Dry'Good. and Furnishings  -     1942.62  Plant Etc.,       ....  1911.23  Book Accounts, Good,  -     9400.00  S23657.57  Terms; 2, 4. and 6 months; with interest at 7  per cent, secured to  the  satisfaction  of tho  Assignee.  In.cntory and Stock can be seen at the office  of It. K. Lemon,' Nelson, B. C.  Ssparate tenders will also be received for the  Store and Lot at ltossland and for two stores  and two lots at Nclson.-including Warehouses  and Bam. Any further particulars can be obtained from  GEO. McFAIUAKD,  Agent for A. C. Flumerfelt,  Assignee Estate ft. E. Lemon.  Nelson, B. C. June 24th,-189C, -"'"���������- ���������   387���������  NOTICE.  The time for receiving tenders for the stock  etc., of thc above estate li-.s been extended until '1 huisday, 0th August next. The highest or  any tender not necessarily accepted.  GEO. McFAltLAND.  -Jelson, B. C. July 17, 1896.  ni-I.V'. A-t.-T*.  W. J. G. PICKSON.  REAL ESTATE,  COMMISSION AGENT,  MINING  BROKER.  BEALEY BLOCK, BAKER ST.  "NrELSpIQ*, B. C-      [335]  ���������  WrA. JOWETT���������  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKER  IM-VltAK-t- mill - . ���������  COMMJSSIO.Y AUENT.  VICTORIA ST., ���������       NELSON. B. C.  NELS0NJ.OTS.  NOTICE.  Having appointed W. J. G. Dickson  local agent for addition A to the town-  site of Nelson, intending purchasers of  lots or parties wishing information,  plans or price list of the addition will  please apply to him.-   '  ���������    M-J* F. C. INNES.    "  Till": UNCLASSED  By Oeohge Giskin\.  Well worth reading is this new woi k  by the clever English author.  OLD MELBOURNE MEMORIES  By Rom.* Boldkewooo  is the latest work of this popular author  HIS HONOR AND A.LADY  By Sara"Jeanxette Duncan  Are some of the new' hooks ottered by  THOMSON   STATIONERY  CO. UX  NELSON, ... B. CJ  also VANCOUVKlt. ['JC2J   "  Money to Loan  Birbeck Investment,  Security & Savings Co.  ���������Arthur R. Sherwood,  AGENT,  383  Nelson, B. C.  Bazaar.  \  In   aid   of  the  funds  of  TUB  Will be held in the Church  Wednesday and Thursday.  JULY 29th and 30th.  ADMISSION FREE  Music, Ice Cream ill Cairo  IN THE EVENING.  406  Clarke Hotel,  Josephine St,, Nelson.  |   LAWRENCE HARDWARE ������0.   *#  j^ (From   L-thbridge.)  Is now open for business with full lines of  _._.     ill't*      ui;vii      iwi       uuiJiiivjii      ...w_.      - _---     ....-__���������__.     -_- . ^^  % Shelf & Heavy Hardware,   ������  S Stoves and Tinware, Paints and Oils. A  W   BAKER STREET.    -     -"   NELSON, ByC.    f  ^ WHOLESALE ____srr) BETAIL. >        -'w  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.  E.  HOUGHTON, -  - -  310  Enlarged, redecorated and  fitted throughout with. ������he  electric light. Every modern  convenience. Special rates  for boarders.  ������  MES. CLAEKE, ,  Late of Royal Hotel, Calgary  JOHN  H1RSCH,  Provincial Land "Surveyor.  Office: ;  NELSON   AND   ROSSLAND,.B. C.  1(0  KELLY, DOUGLAS & CO.  ;   VANOOXJVEEi 33. C.  AVtlOLKSALE   GROCERS    AND ."DIRECT  ���������"'*-"'"      .    IMPORTERS FROM     " "  China,   India and Japan.  A Full Stock of Groceries, Cigars. Cigarettes,  Tobaccos, Etc.  Prompt 4tl-nllon 1������ All Ortlcrtt.  13211]  Steele &0o.  PHOTOGRAPHERS.  WINNIPEG  Will Be In ROSSLAND  SHORTLY  Wit_F_T"Comple:te ^Outfit"-for  General Portrait and  Landscape  PHOTOGRAPHY  NELSON STUDIO WILL  BE OPEN  A FEW DA YS LONGER  .192  THE BON TON  RESTAURANT.  Open    Day   and    Night.  TABLE D' HOTE.  .BREAKFAST. -       ������        7 TO 11  .LUNCH.  DINNER,  BOARD FROM $6.00 UP.  MAJESTIC   STEEL  RANGES,  For Domestic and Hotel Purposes. 'Y  IIOTt'L SIZES  IIAVK TWO,  TIHtEE OU  I'OIIK OYE-!_.  MAJESTIC  Cenpleti.  -.'.'AM TABLK8    '  ������:iia_m:oal    .  lECtltlt  KITCIIK>*  IITEM-IVM.  McLENNAN, McFEELY & CO.. I/TJ).  WHOLESALE HARDWARE AND IRON AND! STEEL, ; 134  122 CORDOVA STEEET, "*7_A.lsrOOTJ*V*E!R,   _B-  C.  t^mMm^mwMwmwmYwmwmmmmk  m * uiuiJ-Jiii xjj^ui v_jii  (X   LUi.ii  j   Wholesale Merchants Only.   J  -*-*-*-  m  m ill  B Sole Agents for B. C. for Brown's;!  m  SCOTCH. 1  VICTORIA and NELSflN.   = ^ ! :_- ;���������     ____...- - (���������")  Pi  ***f_^i������I_l!  WeusoW     res  The only Bestaurant that does not employ Chinese,  and iii' consequence is serving more meals than any  other house in town. ������ "     .  CALL AND GET A  IS TO 2  ero 8  miss i*i- *m:.  i_������xj*F*H,-_r-  rUOPKII'T'RE--.  (250)  WANTED Gold, Silver, Comer or CoalPropties. -  IQUJffil or promote .oipy to take ore.  IJUl-IAILE Bondsof Electric Steam or Hotss Car Railways.  WILL BED Waterworks or Float Bonds of Saie.  Fred J. Squire  .HAS RKCEIVKD-IIIS SPRING STOCK.OF  SCOTCH TWEEDS, SERGES, WORSTEDS  AND TROUSERINGS.  #  PRICKS  #  Manhattan Investors a Securities Co.. Ld.  17 and 19 Broadway, New York City.  I TWEED SUITS.    -       .     - -      $25.00 TIP  ���������SER&E SUITS - - $27.00 "  COR. BAKER AND WARD STREETS.       *      a>  379  NELSON,  B.C. THE MINER, NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY,  JULY 25,  1896.  -HUK.H NOTICES.  Sunday July, 2(i, 1S90.  Method st Ciiuhch,   Corner Silica  - and  Josephine  Strei'ls.     Services at  11   a.    m.   and*   7.30   i>. hi.   Morning  subject: "Sure Foundations."  Evening subject: "Eureka!."  S. hbith   School   2.30   p.   in.    Prayer  meeting on Friday evening at.8 o'clock.  Roman Catholic Church. .lass  at Nelson on first nnd last Sundays in  ��������� he mo.ith. Sandon second Sunday.  and Kaslo third Sunday.  Presbyterian: Church. Services at  11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Sunday Sehni!  at 2.30. Prayer n*eeting Thursday evening at 8 p. in. Christian  En'dey voi Society-meets every Monday  evening at 8 o'clock.  TteSllNGERlM  "Will make round trip, on  _D-A._c:r__i"Y  (Except Sundays.)   BETWEEN   1!  Pilot Bay and Sanca  (Granite Creek)  . Ca-LiN'G at Davie and Any Point on  the Route.  Leave Pilot Bay 9:30 A. M.   Arrives al  Sanca 12 noon  Returning, Leave Sauca 1:30 P. M.   Ar.  Pilot Bay 4:30 P. M.  E. PRESTON, Master.    D. ., KURTZ, Purser.  The Nelson & Lardo  Stw Nayipli Go.  STR- OITY OF  Ainsworth  In connection with the present sailings will make regular trips to  SANCA  Commencing on or before Mondav,  July 27th.  Leaving Kaslo on Monday. Wednesday and Friday at 8:00 a, rn.  Leaving Nelson on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday"at 8:00 a. in.  The right is reserved to change this  schedu 1������' at inilin i- viiln ul l <-luc.  404  FOR SALE,   _!  BAKER ST-  Two Lots with Three Stores  BAKER ST.  One Lot with Two Store..  VERNON ST.  Several Lots (Fifty foot frontage)  4(.-.1 W. J. ii. Ill- k������������ii. Bilker tit.  P. G. LIDNER  "MINING   INGINHR  AND   METALLURGIST.  SPECIALTY  Gold Mining & Gold Extraction.  nelson, b. c. ������������������'������������������<*  The National Matte Smelter.  A practical und simple method of lnatUiifc  sulphide ores, such :is nickel, copper, gold and  silver ores, in localities where lead ores and  fuels arc scare, and almost unattainable, our  pyritic, water jacketed Jlatte Smelter has  been recognized with highly satisfactory results, and has been thoroughly tested on various pyritic, sulphide and arsenide ores, in ca-  pn'Miy'of i to SO tons per day. It is tho most,  practical, cheapest nnd simplest, method of  gold and silver ore matting and concentrating  that is known to-day.  It requires no extraordinary skill, no lead  ores, no fluxing nmlerial, and no fuel of any  .nd for the smelter after it is started. The  k'lphur in the ore is its natural fuel ouly, and  sits cost has no comparison with any othcrpro-  cess of concentrating.  We are prepared to furnish any size or capacity plant complete to substantial mining  people, set it up and furnish our men to run it.  for them on un*y payments. Prices and specifications l'lirnislud wlili references and testimonials on application.  National Ore & Reduction Co.  :>'���������>! .Ii.lti'iilmm Ave.. ST, LOUIS, Mo.  v Manufacturers of Furnace'.; for  Nicki.'l. Clipper, d'olil, Silver nml Luuil Ores.  :>__!)  A 6 per cent Permanent Investment.  The Equitable Savings Loan and Building  AssociHion of Toronto are selling shares of  their new issue of permanent stock at $100  each. Participates in full earnings of the  Association from which they are paying one-  half yearly dividend at rate of 6 per cent per  annum. Balance of earnings payable as a  bonus at the end of each ���������"> years.  For particulars of Security, etc.. Apply to  W. J. G. DICKSON.  3G.'* Agent.  .   Notice or Application for Liquor License.  THKUEBY give notice that thirty days  afterdate I intend to apply to tho Stipendiary Magistrate for a License to sell Spirilous  Liquors at Mineral City, Cariboo Creek.  HUGH MAODKN.  wpd.I une, 18(10. :"->  NOTICE.  "VTINK'I'Y DAYS AFT  X^l Dick, intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission  to purchase the following described tract ol*  land containing six hundred and forty acres,  more or loss:���������Commencing at n post marked  "A. C. Dick's S. K. corner post," situate on the  west bank of Slocan ltiver one half mile South  of the West Fork, running thence West eighty  chains, thence North eighty chains, thence  East eighty chains more or 'ess to the bank of  thc river, thence South following the bank of  the river eighty chains more or less to point, of  commencement  Dated lhe iind day of June, 1890.     (391.1-7-0)  < .:iciiki������;ati: of inritoiEMKYrs.  The Discriminating  Public always    ������*���������  IIUKCAU, TKXAS, CLIFTON AND NEW  DKSVKIt MINKHAL CLAIMS.     .  Situate in the Slogan M in ing Division* ok  West I.ooii-nav Distkict. "Wiikke Located���������On tiik North Slope ok Caiu������ex-  tek Creek, aiioiit one and a iialk miles  Noktiikast kko.m the Town ok Sandon.  'PAKE  NOTICK  that,   A. S. Farwell, acting'  I     as agent for John   M.  Harris, No, 5G917.  Fred. T. Kelly. No. ollS**, George C. Wharton.  No.   iii:':'.. and Samuel M. Whiirton, No. 8S3UU.  free miners,  intends sixty days from the date  hereof to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  certificate of improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining u Crown Grant, of the above claims..  And further take notice that action, under  section 37,   must  be  commenced  before  the  iss'iance nf s ich certificate of improvements.  Dated this 30th day of April, 18'Jii.  343-2-5-. A. S. FARWELL.  L.    915   G,   I,  MINERAL  GOLDENDALE  CLAIM.  Situate in the Nelson Mining Division ok  Kootenay Distkict.   Whehe Located���������  On Toad Mountain' Adjoinin��������� the Dem-  ochat Mineral ClaiSi (L. Ski. G. I.)  rpAKE NOTICE that L John Uirsch, of  A. Nelson, as agent for Oliver Bordeau of  Rossland, B. C, Free Miner's Certificate No.  (J5113. intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply io the Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And furthe" take notice that action, under  section,:!", must be commenced beforo the is;  stianee of such certificate of improvement-.  Dated thisoth day of July, IStNi.  3<j;i-11.7.(> JOHN HIRSCI1.  --i-llli-iitc ���������>!' Imi'roveiiiciil*.  N' OTICE.   Muldoon Mineral Claim situate  in the Nelson Mining  Division  i f West  Kootenay District.  Where located:���������about s.vcn miles west of  the town of Nelson.  Take notice that], A.S. Farwell acting as  agent for Michael C. Monaghan; Free Miner's  Certificate No. (10327, intend, sixty da>s from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Heccr-  der for a certificate of improvements, for tlie  purpose of ootaining. a Crown g'ant of the  above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before ihe issuance of such certificate of improvement-'.  Dated this 2l)th day of June, 189(5.  390���������1-7-0 A. S. FARWELL.  V  ask for  E.B.EDDY'S Matches  ���������U������l  ANTOINE MAURIN.  uniL  Dry Goods, Clothing, Etc-.  XKW AMU -ECONU ll__XI������.  NELSON  (293)  B. C.  J. M. CAMPION, Secketary-Treasurer.  Telephone 310.  J.  E. W. MACFARLANE, Manager  Telephone 449 j  B, C, IRON WORKS COMPANY,  SOLE ������A.\II.MCTIiKKItS OF Tilt:  Kendall Band Mill,  B. C. Shingle Machines,  .team Log Hauling Machines,  Marion Steam Shovels,  Improved Winding Hoist,  ltiver and Harbor Dredges,  King Ditching Mncbine,  Wrecking Machines,  Ballast Unloading, Etc.  Ai'-vr������ -*:������.(  Reeve's Wood Split Pulleys.  Cable Address:   "Cove"  .v  v -:u:ka t   1111 *>,������i us,   w.s  KEItS, : KOI LEK   .M.kKKS,  and Manufacturers of  At!   ������I.t>M_������    i.f JH.t4]ll*M'_iV  -iv -MrJl  m.  Mn lire Vcik n  Specialty.  ALL V'OKK f'rAIIA**tT.:>:i������  Keep in Slock a Full Supply of En  Kilmers' and Mill Supplies, liping  and Fillings,   Hi-ass Goods,  Slei'.iii J"itlii gs, Kte.  .Tsl'n 1 It *  iir J ciit is 11 i.d ii tines  on application.  J! ail   Ciders    Receive  Attention.  Teh'plioiie :tlli.  Prcmpt  I'.O. llrHwer :.-.i  CORNER ALEXANDER STREET AND  WESTMINSTER AVENUE.  ^r^___3STCOTJ"^r_E]_R, _B. o.  All Agreements are taken subject to tbe approval of the Company at Vancouver, and are contingent upou strikes, accidents  aud other delays unavoidable, or beyond onr control. (326)  CHAIN   MADE  THE'" SHORTEST  J���������"<U,     ROUTE.  IT  II Im lhe Mom M'Mlcrii in ._<iulpiii< in.  II Is Ihe Heaviest Hailed Line.  II hiisu Koek-Iiiillasl KoimII__.iI.  II l-'ross-.i Vo Stuid Itessrris.  It Is  llie Only Line  Uiiiiiiing   Luxurious  Oliib  Houm t'nrs.  II Is .Voted Tor llie Courtesy or Its Employes.  It Is thc Only line Serving Minis  011 llie  a in Carte  l'lnn.  THROUGH.  THE  GRANDEST * SCENERY  IN AMERICA BY DAYLIGHT.  Attractive Tours during Season of  Navigation on Great Lakes via Duluth in  connection witb Magnificent Passenger  Steamers Northwest and Northland.  E. A. POWYS & CO.  NELSON, JB. O. . '  Mining Agents and. Sharebrokers, ...  Insurance, Real Estate. Commission .:'.���������  and Mining Machinery Agents.  . -. _  A llegister kept with' full particulars of Claims.  SALES NEGOTIATED.  " "        - a02>  jtoyAL hotel;  Cor. -tnuley 11 ml Slllen Slrceis,  _rsr_BX4Soasr. _B- p.  FERGUS MINKltAL CLAIM.  Situate in tiik Ainswoictii  Mixing  Division    ok    Wkst  'Kootknay    Disthiut.  Wiiei'K Located:���������Ahout Oni: and One-  Hai.f' Miles North  ok the .Town of  Ainswoktii.  'pAKK NOTTCK that. 1. A. S. Farwell, act-  I ing as agent for Alfred  J,   Marks,   Free  Miners (Jertiticate No. T.WS, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply  to the Miniug  Kccorder  for a certificate of  improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining' a Crown gram of  the above claim. -  .  And further take notice that action, under  section-;!"-,- mustbe commenced-before-tlie-issu-  anee of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this HUi day of July, 18SHJ.  31)8-18-7-0 A. S. F Alt WELL  HOUSE, FITTINGS and  FURNITURE   ENTIRELY  NEW AND FIRST CLASS.  He-it Loenllon in Town.   Keautlfnl Views-  Bar  now  Open  and  Stocked witla  Choice Liquors and Cigars.  Unequalled in Kootenay.  For maps, tickets and complete informaticr.  call on or address Agents, K. & S. lly., C. & K.  S. Nav. Co.. X. & F. S. Hy., or  C. U. l������|\o\, ������;cnvrnl Agent.  -Spokane, Wiisli.  V. I. WHITXI'V, U. V. A T. A.,  (^**1 SI. l'aul, -tlluii.  Spokane Falls &  Northern R'y.  Nelson 6l  Fort  Sheppard R'y.  AURall to^DOkanB5 Wash.  ONLY ROUTE TO TRAIL CREEK-'AND  Mineral District of lhe Colville Reservation  Nelson, Kaslo, Kootenay Lake. Slocan Points.  Daily (Except Sunday) Between Spokane  and Kelson.  Leave 8.40 a.m. NELSON Arrive 5-00 p.m.  "    7.00am-SPOKANE   "   6.15p.m.  Passengers for Trail Creek mines con  np _tnt Nortliport witb Stage and Steamer  Daily.  Close conu.ctions nt Nelson witb  Steamers for Kaslo and all Kootenny  Lake points.  Passen gers for Kettle Biver aud Boundary Creek, connect ut.Marcus witb Stage  Daily.  Kaslo   & Slocan   Railway  TIME CARD NO. I.  Going Wkst. Daily Going E_e.T.  Leave D.00 a. 111.   Kaslo Arrive 3.50 p.m.  ���������'     8.3. a. 111.   Bontli Fork       "      :ilop.ill.  :>.:t'i n. m.   Sproule's "      2.15 p.m.  "     9.51 a. 111.   AVhitewuter      "      2.00 p.m.  "    10.(������ a. in.   Hear hake '       1.48 p.m.  "    10.18 a. 111.   JlcGuigan "       1.33 p.m.  '   10.30 a. 111.   J (alley's "      1.21 p.m.  '    10.3U a. 111.   Junction "      1.12 p.m.  Are.  10.50 a.m.   -amlon Leave   1.00 p.m.  Subject to change without notice.  For   rates and   information   ppplj   at th  Company's ofllees.  ROBT IRVING, It. W. BRYAN,  (2641   iuiulcsjHunaKor. Superintendent.  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTENAY  STEAM    NAV.  CO.  (LIMITED  TIME CARD No. IO  In    Effect   June 8lh. 1.9-.  NOTICE.  -.-^riNETY DAYS AFTER DATE. T, \V. A.  .1.^1-Jowett, inlcnd to apply i.o tlie Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works, for permission to purchase tho following described  tract of land,-containing three hiindredaiul  twenty acres more or less:���������Oonnnonciii.-. at, a  post, marked "\V". A. Jowett's X. K. corner  post," situate close to the east bank of Slocan  ltiver about 14 miles from its mouth, ruiiiiini'  thence south eighty chains, thence west forty  chains more or less to the ban!: of the river,  thenco north, following the bank of the river  eighty chans more or less to a point due west  of the point of commencement, thence cast  forty chains more or less to point of commencement.  Dated the eighteenth day of June, A. D. 1S!W.  few  S, S. Alberta  LICAVK I.ASLO for Ainsworlh, Pilot Kay and  Nelson daily (Sundays excepted) at 7 a. m.  LEAVK NKLSON foi' Pilot Kay' Ainsworth  and   Kaslo  daily  (Sundays  excepted)   at  3..J0 p.m. ' -  Close connection is thus made between Lako  points and all outiloins and incoming trains of  the C. P. R. at Xelson.  The steamer is newly equipped in every par  ticular, is lit. throughout by electricity, and  contains bathroom and all modern conveniences  for the comfort of passengers.  The above schedule is in effect 1st of April,  lSiMi subject to change.  JAS. WAUGH GEO. F. HAYWARD  Pnrser.34 > Muster  lt������:V.:i.-TWKK  HOIiTK-SUiimvr -'KiikUHp-  Leaves Arrowhead for Nakusp Robson and  Trail Mondays. Wednesdays and Fridays ut  7 p. 111.  Leaves Trail for Robson. Nakusp, Arrow  head and. Canadian JJacilic Railway points  (east and west) Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays al 4.30 p.m.  Connection is made at Robson with C. & K"  Ry. for Nelson and Koolenay Lake points.  .NOKTHI'OKT-TK.Ml   KOIiTK'.  -Icmii-r "-.yUoii."   .  Leaves Trail for Northport Daily, except  Sundays ul 8 a. in., returning to Trail sunie  evening.  Connects at; Northport with S. F. Si X. Ry  for Spokane. ���������'       '      ;  >f'l.-U--liA-I_0 HOD.|_.-*'Slr K������|iiinec."  " Leaves Nelson for Ivaslo Daily except Sun  day. at 4:15 p.m.  Leaves i.asio for Nelson Daily except Sun:  days at 5:1(0 a.m.  Saturday, June 20th and evcrv 2nd Saturday  following Steamer leaves Kaslo al 10 p. in., for  IJonner's Ferry; Returning leaves Bonner's  I'crry bumlay ntnoon.  CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY  -A-lsri.   SOO   PACIFIC"  BOTTTE.  Give"us a trial and  be   Convinced'.  CHERBO &  BOOTIfcn  NOTICE.  T,  1HIKTY PAYS FROM DATE 1   INTEND  to applj* ro thc  Lands and Works for permission to lease as a  ro thc  Chief Commissioner of  timber limit the following described trart of  land situat-���������_ on Givcoutcreek District of West  Kootenay Province of British Columbia lying  west of the Nelson Sawmill Co's. limber limit  commencing at a post innrkcd II. M. Co's. S'.E.  cor planted on thc west boundary of the Nelson  Sawmill Go's, limit. 10 chains north of their  south west corner i*ost thence west 20 chains  thence north 20 chains thence west 20 chains  thence north 20 chains thence west 20 chains  thence'north 00 chains thence east. 40 chains  thence north 20 chains thence east 20 chains'to  the Nelson Sawmill Co's. boundary thence  south '120 ^chains along said boundary to poinl  of commencement cnnl aining 520 acres more or  less. For-TIIK HALL MINES LD.  II. E. CUOASDAILK.  Daled July 21th, 18!Hi. 407-25.7.0  it"  High Class Music.  Remenyi  The Famous Hungarian  Violinist.  Arrangements'have been mac'le  ���������by which   this   great   master* accompanied by   eminent vocalists  will visit Nelson on   -  SATURDAY, AUG.'8T;H, 1896'  Further particulars in future  annoucement,  NOTICE.  IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SIXTY DA VS  afterdate of notice in tin- Oflieial Gu-cttc.'  wc the undersigned intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works to purchase  one hundred and sixty acre-;' of uin-wrveye.l,  unreserved and unoccupied Crown Lands, the  description of which is as follows : Situate.on  the South shore of Lower Arrow Lake at its  East end. Commencing at a point on said  shore of said lake marked by a post called  South"East corner po^t. thence South 10 chains  thence West 40 chains thence North 10 chains  or to thc shore of said lake, thence Easterly  meandering the shores of said lake to place of  ocgining.  Dated this 7th day of Juiy. A. V. ISOG.  ALLEN G. WHITE.  G.E. HALLOCK.  96-11.7.6 FRED J. WRIGHT.      "  DUDLEY D.  LANCASTER.    .        - N.  B.  BUCKLER  BUCKLER & LANCASTER  Will  Buy and Sell on Commission  MINES AND STOCKS IN TRAIL CREEK,    ;  ..������������������  BOUNDARY CREEK and SLOCAN CAMPS  and all Legitimate Properties Elsewhere.  W111TK TO IS. "I  UKitKlt'S   TKI.K4-KAPIIIC  4 ll'IIKIt. J  KOOMS :{01>_HI. IIYIIK I'Lock,  s*FO*K:-A.3sr*E3_. *w**___.s:__:_  312;  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE & CO,  S. E. corner Baker and Josephine streets,  NELSON, B.C.  FINANCIAL AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  REAL ESTATE,  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.   Collections made.   Conveyancing documents drawn-up  Town Lots Lands and Mining 0I__m_ Handled on 0o__m_a_io_f  SbortBst-and Qniclcest-BiottCiU������������������-.   Pacilic Coast ai Easier. Points.  St. Paul, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal,,  St. Louis, Kansas City, JBuffalo. New York.  R^TES THELO"W*EST.  Greatest Variety of Roptes, Rail ai Stealers.  Leaves Nelson Jlontlays, Wednesdays and Piidays al, 10.00 o'clock, making  close connections with Transcontinental trains at Kevelstoke.  Extra train- will leave Nelson Mondiiys, Wednesdays and Fridays at 17 o'clock.  Passengers for points  north  will leave at 17  o'clock aud for points south at  10 o'clock. ;  J. HAMILTON, H. Jfi. MACDOiSELL, GEO. MoL. BEOWN,  AKCiit. Nelson.   ���������- Trav. Ei'Kt. and Pass, Arti.. NcKon.      Ilist. Pass. Aet.Vanenprer  The right is reserved to change this schedule  at any time without notice.  For tickets, raies, etc., apply at Company's  ollice, Nelson.  ALLAN.  Secretary.  J. W.  TROUP,  Manager.  MORTHERN  IN     PACIFIC R. R.  R  U  N  S  Pullman  -*  Elegant  Columbia and Western Railway Co.  Time Table In Effect June and.  Train  ' No.,  Leaves.  Time,  Arrives.  , Time,  T  4.  Rossland  7   A.M.  Trail  7545 A-M  _3  )j  3 r- m-  j)  4 P. "M.  - Trail  5"P.'M.  Rossland  5:45 P.M.  4   t  >_������  8 A. M.  *  n  "  9 A. M.  -  Tourist  Sleeping Cars,  Dining Cars,  Sleeping Cars.  TO  All trains run Daily,.on Pacific Standard time.  \ GOMECTJONS- Columbia and Kootenay .Steam Nay.  Co.'s Boats* Spokane Falls and Northern Railway via  Northport, Canadian Pacific Railway via Revelstoke*  370  M. R. SMITH $ GO.  Biscuit Manufacturers.  -wr:Ri:r:E_  fob __?_ric_E3 X-isi?-  VICTORIA        -        B.C. (2I2)  /ST. IVUII,:  ni.>'.\i:.4Puu-  FAK������0  ������-_K.i\ll>    FOIIK-  ������;KOOK!!>TO.N  WI.V.N'II'KM  i:i:lk.vi mni  \HI).T__  THROUGH   TICKETS  -TO-  <;iiica������w  WASHIM'TOX   o  I'HII; AUKLrill A  SKW VOKK  KoWo.V ami nil  Poiuls East, - '  West nml -oiilh.  For information, time cards, maps and tickets  , call on or -write  \ .   * F. D. GIBBS,  Genet at Agent, Spokane, Wu*h  or������������������ A. D. CHARLTON  Asst. C.enl. Pass. Agent Portland, Oregon  f"ver,       ORES . . .  cop^r,   WANTED.  Write for Prices.  Give assays, etc.  State Ore Sampling Co.r  DENVER, COLO.,

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