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Array ���������&*&.  THE MINUS IN KOOTEUAY AKE  AMONG THE E103EST IN  AMERICA  :.y-.^..--"'\  ���������\*swfe%  ii." :'*';' -"-*  THE ORES ABE HIGH-GBADE   N  GOLD, SILVER, COPPER  AND LEAD.  Whole Numuek 30  _���������--_���������  Nelson,  British Columbia, Saturday, June  20,  1896.  Price Five Cent  METAL QUOTATIONS.  NKW YOIIK.  June--       1.1      lo      IB      17      1������  Sir.VI'.R... .(1SJ. .'Mil...(!.'.. ,('.S*.. .(Bi  (Kftr)     '  |,K,il* 2H.. .'-".10. .ai!).. ..2.111.. .-'.IU  (Brokers' Prices.1  GREAT VU������LIO MEETING.  PRODUCE OF THE JUNES.  l-ETl'llNS FOR 1 _��������������� UJ' TO DATE  OltE TKKA.RD IN KOOTKNAY.  At. Nelson    At Pilot Bay   ORE EXPOKTED.  From Slocan via Kaslo   Slocan via Nakusp   Trail Creek ikoM ore)   .11...V.I  ..III, I 111  Tons.  31.078  5,0.">H  3,71(1  3.7IU I2,f������07i  13,5851  PKOD.CK OF SJIEhTERS.  TONS  Nelson (Hall Mines) "Matte llKS-i  Pilot, Hay, silver lead bullion 111--!  Trail Smelter  371i  2,3SSi  [Owing lo :i printers error the matte exporled  from the Hall mines Smelter was put at 571 1-'.  instead of !I71 1-2 last week.)  Well Known Speakers on both sides  Address llie I'nblic.  time was in charge of the insane ward  of lhe Royal Naval Jlnspital at Chatham, gave technical uvidenee Lo the  efl'ect thai the prisoners action was  owing to his insanity.  Tin* judge in summing up left the  'Hiestioii of whether the prisoner was  insane or not to lho jury, who could  hardly help finding that he was and  the judge ordeiod the prisoner to he  confined during the pleasure of the  Lieut. Governor.  GUN   PLAY.  John Langford was put into the dock  and accused of firing at one Thomas  Thotnus in a saloon at Rossland in November lust. J le pleaded not guilty, but  after listening to the evidence the jury  thought otherwise and he was sentenced  to two years imprisonment.  CLAIM JDMJ'ING.  E. Morrison and II. Cummings were  accused of conspiracy to defraud. This  was the celebrated Homestake claim  jumping case. Mr. Hamilton and Le  Maitre prosecuted on behalf ot the crown  while the prisoners were defended by  Mr. Gregory. After *a long and tedious  hearing, his Lordship in summing up , ,.  strongly  favored au acquittal nud   the j Mar*-s supporters were  "B0ST0CK AT NELSON.  In a namphlet circulated by the Con- meiit. Mr. Laurier was cert only a innii  servatives tbe electors are asked to vole i of great ability and integrity but it was a  for Mr. Mara, amongst other ren-wns. I question whether he wcnld be able '<>  because the Conservative Government I attractmen of a similar character to Ins  have encouraged the building of smellers, j councils, (applause.)  Now lis a ni utter of fact the building of i    Mr. K. 1). Kerr, of New  Denver,  who  ORE SHIPMENTS.  KelnriiH Since l..t������l  "Week.  VIA NOKTIll'OHT.  May 17-Juiu* 1���������  Le Itoi to Tacoma   VIA   .NAKUSI*.  June 13���������  Slocan Star to Omaha   Lucky Jim to Omaha   VIA   THAI I.  June 11���������  Mayflower   VIA   KASLO.  June 11-12���������  Slocan Star to Pueblo   MATTK AND HULL-ON'.  June 10-17���������  Hall Minos [Matte] ."  June 12-15���������  Trail Smelter [MalteJ   TONS  21.'.  2130  40  120  1171  1)2  119  jury without leaving the box brought iu  a verdict accordingly.  A  I_EVAST1_K.  A true bill had been found by the  Grand Jury against one Stonehonse for  that he did assault nud batter etc. Being  filled with a wholesome respect for British law Mr. Stonehouse, who had been  admitted to bail, decided to spend some  little time in paying a round of visits iu  the United States where he is no doubt a  welcome guest. At any rate ou this side  we are delighted to be rid ofthe necessity  of eutertaining him at the public expense  for some little time.  This concluded the business on the  criminal side.  NEWS OF THE CAMPS.  SMELTER   RETURNS-  HALL MINKS,   [Nolsonl for week  eneliivi  June 13:  !������7 tons of ore producing 78 Ions ot  Matte.  THE ASSTZES.  The summer assizes opened on Monday before Mr. Justice Wnlkein.  The following gentlemen were sworn  in as a Grand Jury: H. E. Croasdaile,  (foreman,)'H. Selous, John Gibson. A.  E. Hodgins, G. "W. Kichurdson, Geo.  R. Kobson, John Keen, T. .1. Lendriini,  T. G. Pioeter, John Hamilton, Frank  Fletcher. John Houston. A. C. Buchanan, John A. Turner. C. M. Cowper-  Coles, and Jus. Anderson.  The calender was a light one there  heing'* onlv four cases. Maurice  O'Connor, "attempted murder. John  Langford attempted murder, E. Morrison aud 11. Cummings conspiracy,  and Stonehonse assault. The Judge-  charge was purely formal.  The Grand Jury found true bills in  every ca'se. .  The foreman Mr. Croasdaile in handing in the bills said that the jury had  no presentment to make, as in the  past presentments had been futile,  and no attention whatever was paid  to them. It would be only .wasting  his Lordships time to ask him to read  them. At. the same time ho handed  ^igned_pe ti t i on- re  in a .numerously   ...���������   ,_._  questing the removal of the powclei  magazine to a position whence the  town would not be endangered.  His Lordship ..agreed with the remarks of the foreman and regretted  exceedingly that he was powerless to  remedy the state of alf airs. As far as  he and his brother judges were concerned, they regularly forwarded the  the presentments to the proper  quarter, viz, the Provincial Secretary,  and that was all they could do. He  thanked the Grand Jury for their at-  tion and discharged them.  ATTEMl-TKD MUKIlKU.  Maurice O'Connor was then put upon his trial for attempting to murder,  Langtree in September last. Mr. J.  II. .Bowes prosecuted on behalf of the  Crown while the prisoner.was defended by Mr. J. Elliot, The case excited  considerable interest at the time, it  occurred and the facts will no doubt be'  fresh in our readers memory. The assault occurred in a cabin some fifteen  miles from Rossland where MacDonald and Mi-hen were*, living.  Langtree arrived during the afternoon  and being very tired turned in.  Shortly afterwards, about -upper time  O'Connor arrived. His condition  made the others think that he was recovering from a big drunk. He was apparently under the delusion, that he  was pursued by people, who were then  outside the shack, and took up an axe  to defend himself. Shortly afterward  going over to the bunk where Lang-  ' tree lay he said "you are the cause of  all this," and before he could be stopped, he hit him two severe blows on  the head with the axe, and then bolted  , from the "cabin. He was arrested next  day. For a long time Langtree's^life  '���������was in danger, and although his bodily  healtk has returned he is a raving  lunatic, a result attributed by medical  evidence to the wound he received  from O'Connor. The defence made no  attempt to deny the assault but relied  on the' plea of" insanity and foi' this  purpose put into the box the prisoners  mother an old Irish lady from Orillia  in Ontario. From her evidence Mrs.  O'Connor appeared to have married'  into a family of lunatics with - the  not surprising result that several of  her own children including the prisoner suffered from a similar malady.  The O'Conner family would appear to  . require a separate asylum entiiely to  themselves. ?  Dr. Syuionds who has practiced as a  .surgeon in the Royal Navy and at one  NELSO-*.  The Hall Mines lias taken over   the  tramway from its builders the California  "Wire Works Co.    Mr. M. S. Davys,   the  companies   mining   superintendent,  has  given his certilicate that all the work  (lone aud material supplied are'satisfactory to him.   Tlie tramway has brought  dowu considerably over 12<KJ0 tons and  recently has averaged 117 tons iu 10 hours.  Mr. E. T. Parsons who  superintended  the construction  and who has become  well and favorably known during his res-  idpnee amongst us will be leaving shortly  r. >:- San Francisco and all his friends will  ' 1 e --nrry io.Iom. him.    It is probiible that  | Mi. Painter will remain for some time in  i the service of the Hall Miues to superiu-  i tend the working of the tramway.  A terrible accident occurred at the  Silver King on Wednesday evening about  0:30,p..m., by..which two. men were injured, one of them to such ao extent that  he is in danger of his life. JohuEde and  Dick Oliver were attempting to draw a  charge from a "missed shot" when the  powder exploded. One of Eile's hands  was torn from his arm, his other arm was  terribly lacerated, one of his legs was  broken aud his skull wns fractured. The  other man, Oliver had some bits of rock  blown into his eyes causing him intense  agony, aud a bad bruise ou his bod y.  Both men are uuder the care of Dr. La-  Bau. Yesterday" afternoon m spite of  appreheusions to the contrary, Ede was  still alive and had a good night. Drawing a chaige is distinctly against the rules  of the mine and these men had been specially ordered by the night foreman Barker, not to attempt to draw this one.  Ede was the original locator of the Cariboo claim at Cariboo.  Some excitement wns caused in the town  early in the week by the reported fiud-  ���������iog-of-Silver-Kiiig-ore-on-tbe-hill-bebind-  the town. Four claims were, located ou  the ledge, the Silver Chief, Silver Crown,  Loudon aud York. The locators being  Messrs. J. H. Duhamel, H. J. ahd R.  Wilson, Cummings - and Blackwood.'  Samples were "brought down for assay,  one going 8 ounces in silver, fifty cents iu  gold and one per cent, of copper. The  other gave 2 3-1 ounces in silver, 21100 in  gold and uo copper, giving a total value  of 85.88. The gangue. is a calcareous  rock. A local assayer gave it as his opinion that there was nothing to warrant the  assertion that the ore was similar lo Silver King. Mr. Mr-Gnuuell of the Dominion Geological Survey said that there was  no reason why Silver King ore should  not bo found theie its the formations were  similar. The vein cm be traced for some  distance and the locators-.intend putting  in a shot today to open it up.  The largest and most enthusiastic political meeting every held in Nelson took  place in the Fire Hall on Mo. day night.  It was the first occasion ou which many  n  of the audience found themselves inside  the enlarged and redecorated hail and  they were most agreeably surprised to  iiud so commodious aud handsome a  building. It is certainly the finest in  Kootenay.  Owing to some delay in the telegraph,  Mr.'Bostocks arrival was not known until  5.30 p.m. and in spite of the difficulty of  summoning a meeting at so short a notice  some 250 people were present. Mr.  invited to be  preseut and it was arianged that each  speaker should be allowed half an hour.  Mr. J. Fred Hume, member Jor the  district iu the Provincial Parliament took  the chair, and on the platform, besides  Mr. Bostock wero Messrs. Ii. B. Kerr,  of New Denver, G. O. Buchanan, of  Kaslo, and E. P. Davis, Oj.C, of Vancouver. Mr. Turner, M.P.P., Premier of  the Province, and Mr. Charles Wilson, Q-  C, of Vancouver, had responded to the  committees invitation to represent the  Mara interest and also hud seats on the  platform.  Mr. Hume shortly introduced Mr.  Bostock who was received with tumultuous applause. Mr. Bostock said that he  regretted that so short a notice had beeu  giveu of the meeting, but owing to the  vast size of the riding aud the occasional  failure of transportation it was impossible  to fix auy dates with certainty. He had  been travelling continuously for 6 weeks  {���������nd he fotfnd it extremely hard to keep  up his communication*.  Wheu the campaign started he had  proposed to his opponent that they  should hold joint meetings but Mr. Mara  not being ready, and the business admitting of no delay he had been forced to go  round the country alone. He., much  regretted this as he thought that it was  fairer and better for the electors in every  way to have both the candidates before  them together and hear them both on the  same subjects. It was entirely untrue  that he was afraid to meet Mr. Mara, and  it was uot owing to him (the speaker)  that the proposed joint meetings fell  through.        -._ ,-  -  -  The main issues of the present election  were undoubtedly the National Policy  and the TariiT.  THE NATIONAL POLICE.  smelters in Southern Kootenay is lhe  direct result of the immediate presence of  suitable ores and other economic reasons  and it is in uo way owing to the policy of  the government. If it was so how does it  happen that under this beneficent rule  the smelters at Revelstoke and Golden  are failures.  MANITOllA     SCHOOLS.  Personally he was sorry that this ques  tion was ever brought into politics at all.  The Conservatives assert that it is owing  to the Liberals that it is so, but it is  difficult to understand this seeiug that i  the Conservatives happened to he in  power when the Remedial order was  passed. Mr. Mara had stated that the  Conservatives had no choice in the  matter, tbey were compelled to bring in  the bill, but if we refer back we find that  uuder the bill of rights tbe people then  living in Manatoba did not make any  arrangements at all for separate schools  They simply got the right to make their  own school arrangements.' The schools  at that time were entirely voluntary and  received no state aid whatever. After  confederation an act was introduced dealing with these schools. The Manitoba  school Act of 1890 came up in the usual  course before the Dominion authorities  for confirmation, and they allowed, it to  go before the courts for decision us to its  constitutionality. The courts decided  in its favor. The only grievance, if there  is anything of the sort, is one that Manitoba cau deal with itself.' The Dominion  has no right to come down and dictate  what is to be done when the people are  perfectly satisfied with the present condition of affairs. The course of the Lib  end party in this matter is clearly laid  dowu. Should they be returned to  power a Commission will be appointed to  go into the whole matter and to ascertain  exactly what the grievance is, if one  exists at alj., No doubt when they come  down to cold: facts it will be found that  the matter .will very easily be rectified.  Personally h_ thought" tbat no religion  whatever should be taught in the schools  (applause) Our British Columbia method  was. eminently satisfactory. All the  children go to one school and grow up us  members of one nation undivided|by tb**.  narrow prejudices - that are fostered  under the system of separate schoi Is.  In the pamphlet to which allusion had  been made ah attempt was made to show  that the Liberals were not a progressive*  party. ..Now there was one line which  everyone wished to see built aud that  was the Crows Nest Pass line, (great ap  planse). The Conservative party say that  the proposal to make a loan to the C.P.R  for the purpose of building this road was  defeated bv Liberal tactics, lt was wonderful to find whut strength the Liberal  party had suddenly gained, according to  the Conservatives, just at the end of the  session, (laughter) There were so many  things that the Conservatives wanted to  do just then which were defeated by the  is an exceedingly popular orator iu this  part was received with great enthusiasm.  Mr. Bostocks friends had been trying for  some time to get someone to oppose them  and he therefor rejoiced at this meeting.  Mr. Mara had disappoiutel him, for all  that the great Slocnu district had seen or  heard of him was the hour or so he spent  at Sandon. He would like to speak of  matters Mr. Wilson knows nothing about.  Mr. Wilson was a man of sense and if ho  had lived for nine years under ;Mr. Mara  he would not be v_ting for that gentleman now.   What had Mr. Mara doue for  IiOCAIj   NEWS.  jcaktsp.  Kroni Our own Correspondent.  The water in the L'ike bus [fallen some  six inches in tne last few days. All fears  of high water are over for this year. -  Some . very line quartz, showing free  gold has* beeu brought up from Caiiboo.  This camp will without doi.bt make a  name for itself before the.fall.  Parties went in today to do some work  on the B, C. on Mineral Creek. It is uu-  derstood that this property hr.s been  bonded for $512.0 ten per cent, -ii.-h.  Messrs. P. Genelle & Co., have just,  completed the placing of another engine  and boiler, to run their planing plant.  Their increasing business has. become too  much for their former machinery.  Mr.   James   McNeil   of   the'   Madden  ���������House was married on Monday last at  Kevelstoke, to "Miss  S. Maunel  also of  Nakusp.   The happy couple returned on  Monday  evenings boat.   A 'number   of  friends were at the wharf to meet them.  j    Mr. Bulger, with a large staff of meu.  , is busv building the transfer barge for the  ] C. & K. S. N. Co.    ft is to  be 150 feet  j long by 30 foot beam.    As soon  as it is  : completed a tug (50 feet long will be built  I to handle the barge.    The boiler for the  | tug is now heie.  |    News comes from Cariboo Creek that  JB.  C.   Itodd.Jwho  recently  bonded  lhe  ��������� Promestura. on Mineral Creek, has struck  ; a six .foot ledge of very  high grade ore.  i He purposes shipping some as soon as he  can obtain ore sacks.    The opening up of  this claim will undoubtedly be  benefit to the camp.  The National Policy was introduced in  1878 with a great flourish of trumpets  aud with promises of speedy and rapid  development of the vast resources of the  Dominion. It had entiiely failed to substantiate those promises, for today we  find the people of Canada leaving the  country in order to fiud elsewhere that  work and occupation which they have a  right to ��������� expect in their own country.  What had the . Conservatives done to  develop either the magnificent agricultural and pastoral lands of the Northwest, or the enormous miueral wealth of  British Columbia? Absolutely nothing.  It is true that they had introduced a  measure to admit such miuing machiuery  as was Lot manufactured in Canada free,  but what benefit bad that done? (Cries  of-noue,���������ucne-at-allr)���������That-is-the only-  thing the conservative Government have  done to help the industry. .The miners  of British Columbia were paying a  high rate of taxation and were getting  nothing in return.for them. The Customs  duties collected at the port of Nelson for  past 8 months amounted to the enormous  sum of Sl.O.C.J which was altogether  out of proportion to the amount paid by  people in other parts of the Dominion. -  The Conservatives assert that the Liberals have uo policy and also that if they  are returned to power they mean to in  troduce Free Trade pure and simple.  This is a mere election cry. The Liberal  policy is plainly set forthiu the "'plat-  : form" adopted by .the convention held at  Ottawa iu 1893. - Mr. Bostock quoted the  second clause of the platform at length  which distinctly states that the tariff is  to be framed uot with a view of protecting the rich manufacturers but on the  necessities of the country. Iu other  words it is to be a tariff for revenue. It  was not the intention of the Liberal  party to rush into free trade in the reckless way their opponents made out. In  their rearrangement of the tariff the  party hoped to reduce the influence of  tlie trusts and monopolies which did bo  much harm in the east. Before Mr.  Foster introduced his Tariff Act of 1894  he visited various sections ot the country  and made an honest endeavor to frame  his bill in such a manner as to help in  its development, but before,_ it could be  passed the Canadian Chamber of Commerce interfered and succeeded in mangling the bill iuto such a shape as to spoil  any good effect it might have had.  . Owing to the way the tariff was framed  it happened.that in many cases the Unties  were higher agaiust Eoglish goods than  against those manufactured in tbe United  States. The tariff actually discriminated  against the mother country instead of  trying to bring our relations closer with  it. The Conservatives "were now talking  about preferential trade which was iu-  .ompatable with the National Policy.  They cannot work the two together, they  must either drop preferential trade and  stick to tbe National Policy or take up  pteferentia! trade and drop the National  Policy. A gla-iug fa nit of the National  Policy was that although" it protected  capitalists and rich manufacturers it  afforded no protection to labor. (Hear,  hear) If one class "was protected, the  other certainly ought to be protected,  also. In the United States they have au  alien contract law and no contractor can  of great j go outside and make contracts for cheap  I labor.   (Hear, hear.)  ns? He described the condition of the  mail service of the country. The mails  were^carried free bv the Kaslo & Slocan  Railway Co., because Mr. Mara had an  interest in it. He wanted all the money  he had for the 1$. C. Express Co.  In spite of the fact that we him iu  tuxes to the Dominion ten times as much  per head as other people in Canada, the  government would not eveu allow us a  county Court Judge.  The Kootenay paid taxes to tbe Dominion amountiug to about $420,0.. aud  about..70,0.!) to the Province .and yet  the latter did much more for us. Mr-  Wilson had asked what the Liberals proposed to do. Well, first they proposed to  turn a corrupt government out 'if oflice  (applause). A government that had been  iu office for 18 yeais was no good (laughter). A result of letting parties succeed  each otlier was that the incomers investigated the proceedings of tlieir predecessors and people were more careful. Another advantage of a change was to bring  good men to the front. Mr. Wilson had  failed to point out the advantages of the  National policy to Kootenay because he  knew perfectly well that it was of no use  whatever. The National policy was high  ly injurious. Among other things the  Pilot Bny Smelter was seriously liandi  capped on account of the enormous duties  it had to pay. It was a significant fact  that although the National policy was  made for the benefit of manufacturers,  most of whom live in Ontario,' Ihe chief  opposition to it comes irom that Province  because Ontario knows only too*well the  damage that arises from the trusts aud  monopolies fostered by it. Although the  National policy aidel the C. P. R , it was  to be noted that the great railway stood  neutral at the present crisis. Among llie  great monopolies the C. P. li. was the  worst and he hoped to see u day when  the railways of Canada, like those of  Australia were nationalized.  Mr. J. H. Turner, Premier of British  Columbia was next called upon, he said  that he had come to Nelson partly ou  private business but more for rest, he  did uot wish to detain them long, but  could not resist the invitation of the committee, to . say a. few words on beliall of  the Conservative candidate  Mr. Mara is I am convinced ������ better  man to repiessnt the district than Mr. Bostock, tor whom however I have the great  sinful tactics of the opposition. As a ; est peasonal respect, from his loug busi-  matter of fact this motion was only put i ness connection he must know what is  on the Order Paper for the 22nd ot April': better for the district than a new-comer  and the House pro ogued on tbe 23rd  Why could not this as well as the Revision of the Voters lists have been introduced earlier in the session. . There was  plenty of time to have passed them both  while individual members of the government were squabbling for power. Had  this been done there might have now  been a prospect of tne immediate commencement of the work. There is no  fear that the Liberal party will be less  willing or less able to aid enterprises of  this  kind.   * They   will   be as quick oi  like Mr. Bostock. and is well known to be  au able man.   Mr. Kerr asked what does  ��������� the N. P. do tor   Kootenay, but as loyal  ! citizens  we shouid consider what is best  j for  the whole of Canada,    In early days  ] iu B.C. we had free trade almost and we  1 found that after we had a duty of 10 per  cant business improved, the duties were  increased  to   17>_   per  cent ii-hI higher  nutil as at present and as a business man  1 have never found   the duties   a hiud  ranee to business.  Much has beeu said about the charges  The Hall Mines is calling for tend *r_  for'earthwi.i'k.  A public meet ing is in be held mi  the 27th ini'li'Cl a i-chool trustee in the  place of Dr. Arthur re.-igned,  A silting ul" the County Court,will  he held in Nelson on Hie llth July und  at Kossland on I be 201 li. ,  The Manhattan Investors and. Securities Co. L'd. are advertisers in another coiilinii for gold ii nil other  ptnperties.  Thc Birkheck is .-in institution  founded on tin* same lines ns the'cele-  brated society in Enirlnnd, Mr.  Arthur K. Sherwood has been appointed agent here.  As an instance ot* what can be 'done  when the officials* know their business.  London papers of Jtini* (Jth wero i������>-  ceived at the Minkk office on Thursday last 18lli inst, LJ days after >publication.  Next Thursday 23rd inst is the. polling day of the Dominion electio is.'  The poll will be held at the Court  House between the hours of .9 ii. in.  nnd o p. ni, Mr. Chtrles St. Bat be bus  been appointed deputy returning  officer. ������������������ ..  We regret, to heni- that. Ihe infant  son of Dr. fi.'A. B. Hall is dead. Dr.  | Hall who was recently appointed In  the care of the Nelson Hospital had  left fot the const, with the intention  of bringing in   his   wife   and family.  The British Columbia Bar was' well  represented at the Nelson Assizes.  The i'ollov������ing legal gentlemen wen*  here besides our own local' practitioners. Mr. E. V. Davis. Q. C..W.J. Taylor,  E. V. Bodwell. C. Wilson. Q. C, C. R.  Hamilton, A. S. McColl. Q. C, R. D.  Kerr, Gregory. A. Whealler, J. S.  Clute Jr., and J. L. G. Abbott.  The influx of visitors during t!i������������  last week or two to Nelson has been so  great that the hotol capacity of thi*  tojvn has beon taxed beyond.i^s enpn- ���������  city, and ninny people have been  unable to get sleeping accommodation  at all. To meet the increased business  an annex of fifteen rooms is to be at  once added to the Hotel Phair. A  bowling alloy will also be erected.  Mr. W. J. Goepel has been appointed  to the position of Inspector of Agencies of the Provincial Government.  This will nf courso take him away  from the Record Office, and we shall  have a new recorder:' Mr. GoppiTs  many friends will congratulate 'him  on his promotion and those 'in Nelson  will be all the better pleased when  they hear that Mr. and Mrs. Goepel  are not fining -o leave 'us, but will  nu'ke Nelson their residence     .  The lion, llie the Premier paid Nelson a hurried visit early in the week.  Oi In r prominent public men havo also  visited us ainoiurst whom were Messrs.  H. Abbott, It. Marpole, R. Hedlev. G.  W. Hughes. E. H. Tomlinson. E. R.  Atherton, (J. G. Francis, (of London  Eng..) Mr. Mclnnes (Hamilton.) E. fi.  Stanley (San Francisco,) J. F. Ritchie.  C. G. Griffiths, J. B. McArthur and F..  C. Gamble and Mr. D. Breeze of the  Confederation Life.  quicker than the Conservatives to do so, i for freight and etc., of the C. V. R, they  and in granting the charters they, will be  careful co insert clauses protecting the  public from. excessive .rates or.charges  being made by the grantees^ He considered it quite right that questions of  this kiud involving a large expenditure  of public money should be thoroughly  discussed in the House before being  passed.  ��������� CONCLUSION.  His time was now up, and although  there were more subjects on which he  would like to have touched he must not  trespass on the limits assigned. He  thanked th1* peeting most cordially for,  the reception they had given him and  for the attention they had lent to his  remarks.  Mr. Bostock then sat down amid loud  and prolonged applause and cheers,  Mr. Charles Wilson, Q. C, ot Vancouver, followed on the Government side.  He referred to the fact that he cast his  first vote iu this country at Trail 35 years  ago and might therefore be entitled to  consider himself a pioneer of Kootenay.  He ridiculed the idea of Mr. Bostock  explaining ,the Liberal policy iu half au  hour. He meant no disrespect personally  to Mr. ?Bostock whom ne knew to be ti  are making a piofit now, but 1 believe  their charges are more reasonable thau  any other railway.  " "My'viewsTirrirthiiriris forthe'welfare  of this great Dominion that the party  who have so ably carried on the business  of the country for the last 18 years  should be "returned with an increased  majority, audi hope that Yale-Kooteuay  will do"its duty by returning Mr. Mara  at the head ot the poll.  Mr. E. P. Davis Q.O., of Vancouver,  invited the electors to vote for Mr. Bostock, it for no other reason, because ho  would go to Ottawa with no axes of his  own to grind and would give himself up  entirely to his constituents interests.  The present B. C. members in the Dominion House never did anything for the  districts they ^represented and were  known at Ottawa as the silent six. Mr.  Joseph Martin did more for, Hritisli Columbia than her own niembei-s had done  in five years. The principal industries  ot B. C. are shipping, lumber, fishing  and mining. Of what benefit to any of  these can protection be. It meant that  every miner had to pay at least twenty  five "per cent more foi everything he used  ! than  he  ought  to.   .Of the entire iiopu  BREACH OF THE LICENSING ACT.  On Satnulay last G. W. Aldous was  brought before Mr. Justice Walkem sitting as a magistrate, charged with idling liquor without a license! The prose-  culion was conducted by Mr. E. P. Davis  Q. C. and the defence by Mr. John  Elliot. The case was adjourned until  "Mondayastwooftheprincipalwitnesses���������'���������'-  were too drunk to give evidence. His  Lordship committed one to prison and  issued a warrant for the arrest of the  otlier. The case was resumed on Monday. n Three -witnesses all unwilling ones  prove'd coicltisively that they had bought  whiskey, and rum at Aldous' place near  the Silver King mine on June 10th and .  the defence was unable to shake their  evidence. His Lordship summed up  saying that the case was clearly proved  but he would reserve his decision".'  Yesterday moiling before the sitting  of thc'Supieme court His l_ordship gave  judgement. He said that the case was .  a serious one. The accused had committed a breach of the Licensing Act. he  had injured other licensed men.and he  was a source of .temptation to thc men at  the Silver Kins.'. Under these circumstances It. .inflicted a fine of $200 with  .S'i'* the piiet* of a lj months license or iu  default iniprisoiiinfjiitfor 3 months,  CIVIL SITTINGS.  gentleman  of   irreproachable   character j li'tip1n  of Canada about  12 per cent only ,  * - ' of the   population  were engaged in the i  but objected to'him as a member on the i ,   -   -.     ...  ground of inexperience. The Liberals manufacturing industry. ..���������...-..��������� ._-,  promised a kiud ot political millennium i !"-nt to ������������PP"rt '* policy which be .fits  but he had had enough of millenniums l2 Ijer ^ ot th? P*'"1"1*0'!,llt ^ "l  during-their   previous   miuistrv   when   pense of the remai.iiug 8b.    I he premier  Do the electors  MONITlllt   oasi:.  The civil sittings'of the Supiemc court  commenced on  AVeduetday  Justice  Walkem  every man woman and child in the province waB reduced to a state of penury,  (a voice, That's the condition iu Victoria  today.) Mr. "Wilson then- went on to  explain the Mauitoba School question  from the point of view takeu by Mr. Mara  and fully reported recently iu this paper,  Generally speaking the argument is* tbat  the Remedial bill is designed to restore  to the (present) Roman Catholic minority  in Manitoba certain rights which were  secured them at Confederation.  The   Liberals   might   find  it easy t >  smash the policy, at present prevailing  but they would not find it so easy to construct another.   Mr.  Laurier had been,  he said, in turn a Protectionist, Commer'- !  cial Unionist, a Free Trader and a Tariff:  for Revenue man.   The effect of a whis-1  per of Free Trade in the States had been j  to paralyze business, smash banks  and !  i set Coxey-  army of unemployed march-1  ! ing from" Sau Francisco to Washington, j  ! (No, no) " The Liberals are  now talking;  ! about preferential trade with  England..  j but that  will not fit in with a tariff for ,  ] revenue.      Mr.  Wilson  quoted   figures;  i showing the falling offof Dominion Tradis j  1 during the previous Liberal regime,   lu  'conclusion he' asked   what   was  to   bj:  j gained by making a change of Govern-:  Wells vs. Petty  claimed a half  claim.    Mr. E. P.  before.  Mr.  The    first 'case  was  in   which  the plaintiff  share  Davis.  in the Monitor  (J. C. was for  and  * A  Lad gone into the prophet busiuess and  stated confidently that the Conservatives  would be returned lo'power and that it  would  be  bad for  B. C. to be out in the .  cold.    He" wanted to know what the Pro-, the plain til aud Mr.  *\\ . J.   laylor  vincc had got when she was right in the   Mr. R D. Kerr   for   the   defendant  heart of the fire. - It   was somewhat rash ; good deal or interest centred  round- the  of  the  Conservatives   to talk about dis- : care  because it  involved  one  ot  those  cordant elements  in   the  Liberal   party i loose indetinite verbal contracts so corn-  when onlv  a short time  ago seven mem-   mon anions; miuers.    I lie evidence of the  bers ot their  own   m.nistrv  retired iu a   plaintiff went to prove that he hail poiut-  Ibodv    and-   language  was"flung   about ' ed out to the defendant  a  place on  the  i amougi them"across the floor of the House   hill opposite Three Forks where  he  had  I of a kind which he would not dare to use.   found some <*ood  looking  float.    I)efen-  !Oh!  thev   are  indeed   a   hapny  family!! daut had promised in return for this  in-  i (laughte:)'     . ' ' formation to go out and prospect, finding  The question was ofte.u asked as to  how revenue could be raised if tlie preseut rate of duties was reduced. - Now it  happened that some of these duties were  so high as to be prohibitive, If theie  was u reduction even of tive or ten per  ceut there would be much larger imports  and a considerable increase to the* revenue would result.  Mr. Davis after a mo_t effective speech  sat down amid wild applause aud vociferous cheers for Bostock. No questions  were asked and after a vote of thanks to  the chairman moved by Mr. Wdson a  most successful meeting terminated.  liis own expenses, and if successful m  locating a ledge he wonld put him (the  plaintiff ) "in on it."  A man named Anderson gave evidence  corrolioratiiig this agreement. The "defence urged that no agreement had been  made, aud tried in various ways to draw  herrings across the ��������� scent, but his Lordship held that the agreement had beeu  made, but i'i default of any evidence as  to the meaning of the term 'in on it,'  whether it meant a half or a quarter or  au eighth or any other share, or perhaps  im adjoining claim, he dismissed the case,  each side to pay its own costs.  m  ���������'.. THE MINER, NELSON, B. C,   SATURDAY, JUNE 20,  1896.  LIFE   AND   DEATH.  What-for the babe?  Why, mother's eyes.  Twin patches of those summer skies  That beamed on him in I'-ii-ndlae.  What's for thc cliIM?  With fays to skip,  To taste tlie honeysuckle.' li->���������  The butterfly's companionship.  What's for the boy ?  The haunted wold,  Tin: squirrel's nest in leafy hold,  The rainbow's fabled pot of cold.  What's for the yonth ?  To dreiirn of fume,  In shifting sand tu write Ills name,  With sighs to fun a passion's flaine.  What's for the mini t  Courage to near '  The load of wisdom and of care,  And some true heart its weight to  And -what's for ace'/  Pain's prison bars,  Comfort that every trifle mars,  Dimness and fear���������and then the stars !  sir?"  "What Uo you  was tha  reply.  BY CHARLES LOTIN HILDTiETH.  Copyright 189,").  How beautiful and stately she was,  and how cold and proud! Less like a  new wedded bride coming home to her  husband's houso than a queen making  progress to the throno; calmly and  haughtily surveying hor domains,and receiving the homage of her subjects with  disdainful indifference. So Godfrey Lut-  trell's wife rode up the broad path between the hawthorn hedges, scarce bending her regul head to tlie salutations of  the gathered farmhands and indoor servants,  Geoffrey Luttrell lovod liis beautiful  wife, as, I fancy, few women have been  loved. Loved, do I say? He worshipped  her. Body, mind und soul were all hers.  He was her slave. He lived for her as  an artist lives for his art. He would  have died for her, as a martyr dies for  his faith. True love is very humble, it  asks little and gives much���������Geoffrey Luttrell gave all and asked nothing.  From my post of observation behind  the lilacs. I watched her face, and my  heart ached for my friend���������lor Geoffrey  and I hud been college-mate, and lifelong companions���������as I studied those cold,  rigid, perfect features. "There is a  tragedy  somewhere    iu   that     woman's  ,   life," I muttered   to myself.    "She   has  ' suffered awfully, and has battled with  her suffering and conquered it. But in  the struggle she has lost peace of mind,  hope, faith, and the power to love. Sho  is a block of ice, carved into the shape of  a beautiful creature incapable of emotion. "  "We were graduated together. I, having  neither means or' prospects, Gooff re y had  made me his agent and an Inmate of <his  " house. The young wife on all occasions  greeted me with a frigid distance, intended to keep ine in my place as a hireling,  though Geoffrey, like the dear fellow  that lie was. never altered his demeanor  toward me. Notwithstanding the fact  that I was allowed to sit at the table,  and that my friend conversed with mo as  genially as he had always done. I was  made to feel that I was a iiiunial. and  only admitted to the meal on sufferance.  Mrs. Luttrell did not like me because I was  not sufficiently submissive, and, perhaps,  also because she saw that I  was inclined  ' to study her character more closely than  suited her wishes. I often wondered why  she did not exert her influence to have  me dismissed. ; Good and loyal friend as  he was to me, Geoffrey could not have  relisted her will. But, for some reason,  she did not put forth her power against  me.' And in that, us in some other circumstances,! detected the element of fear.  But of what could she have been afraid?  What possible injury could I have done  her in thc way of reprisal ? None the  less I could see that she fcaTcd mc. Thc  problem occupied many of my spare  hours, but I could not solve it.  One morning, at about five o'clock���������a  few minutes before sunrise, at that, season of the year���������I had taken a seat upon  a wooden bench, fronting the bed of roses  which were Mrs. Luttrell's especial  favorites.    I had *ead but a; dozen   linos  ���������  of my book, when glancing over its top I  -was astonished ���������to -t>ee-a-sinall-^child,-a  little creature1 just able' to.toddle,   moving from one roso bush to another, drawing down the blossoms and   smelling tit  ' them,and clapping its tiny palms together as  if   infi the.eut.tacy of infantine dc-  1 ���������������������������������������.'���������  Where had I seen the likeness of that  baby's face before? I surely recognized  .that small aquiline outline, with the  proud downward curve of the soft lips. But  puzzle as I might, I could not place the  resemblance lam not fond of children  in general, but. tho little darling so mov-  - ed my heart- that  1   laid   hy my   book.  - and got up to no and make friends with  It. It paid no attention to my call, but  moved on to the end of the alloy.      1 lul-  ." lowed, hut when 1 turned thu corner,  lt was nowhere to bo seen. J searched  behind thc rose hedge, and all about the  grounds without success. The manikin  had disappeared. I returned to my seat  and my hook to revolve the circumstances  lu my mind without coming to any satisfactory conclusion.  I said"' nothing; either to Geoffrey or  his wife, about the baby visitor tothe  ' rose gsirden. . It -was not-worth while,  besides I was not encouraged to talk at  the table. Mrs. Luttrell found means of  silencing mc. if I ventured to start a subject of conversation���������a sarcastic remark,  or a cold intiinutlc:* that my remarks  were not in order, sufficed to close "'my  lips, and to warn me..that 1 was simply  - tolerated in that house, und might ho  banished at any moment Bitter is tho  dependant's bread ;tcrribly bitter did that  proud woman render mine, while I dwelt,  beneath her husband's  roof.    .  The next mornlug ut-thc same hour, I  was in my accustomed seat iu tlie garden.  Some ten minutes after I had settled  myself, and had got interested in my  book, a slight sound caused mc to raise  my eyes, and there again was the child,  - wandering along the rose hedge drawing  down tho blossoms to smell them, and  clapping its tiny, hands in glee.  This time I called to 'it., gently, before-  leaving my seat It-gave me no heed,and  appeared not to hear my voice. It went  on smelling at the flowers, and clapping  its hands, to the end of the hedge. Then  I rose anil cautiously "followed it. It  . had paused before a large bush covered  with a profusion of fragrant white blossoms. It, had exended its chubby arms  .. and'.gathured to its breast a.number of  the rose-laden branches, uttering a sweet  gurgle of laughter. I came .witliin. a  pace of it, aud had stretched, out my  hand to grasp it, when���������how., or When*  I could not guess, without the slightest  intimation���������it was jroue! Gone, as utter-  \r, as swiftly and   as silently as if it had  melted into the morning air. I hurried  around the corner of the hedge, looked up  and down the path, I peered beneath^the  branches��������� all to no avail. The child  had disappeared.  I returned to   the house iu   a  reflective  mood.    1 mut ono of tho   upper maids in  tho courtyard, and it   occurred   to mo to  question her.  !    "Whose child is lt that  wanders about  j the grounds so early in tho morning?"  j    Thu girl's ruddy cheeks  turned   white  und her lipu trombled.  "Have y.u seen it, too,  "Seen   what?" I asked,  mean?"  "The 'Flower Baby,' "  "Why, " said I. "I havo certainly mot a  child among tho roso trees.      A beautiful  little  creature,   which   I   suppose   must  have escaped from   its   nurse  in some of  thu neighboring   dwellings,    and   found  its way into our placo. "  The girl shook her head gravely.  "You will laugh  at   me,   sir,"     sho  said, "but that child belongs to no house  in the neighborhood.    Itis���������"   she   hesitated, and looked at mo with a  troubled  air.  "Woll." said I, "what is it, then?"  "A ghost!"  "A ghost!" I repeated. "Did you ever  hear of the ghost of a baby that haunted  a garden in broad daylight?" ,  "No," replied tho girl. "I don't know  that 1 ever did. But lot me ask you, sir;  wore you ever able to como near that  child?"  "I admit that you arc right," I said.  "But that is no evidence."  "Will you let me ask you something  else?" The girl spoke iu an undertone  and glanced furtively about her. "Did  you notico a resomblauce?"  I  could   not suppress a   start.    "What  do you refer to?" I asked, coldly.  "To   my   lady,*'   whispered   the  girl.  "If that  were  ureal   living   child,   I  should say it was���������"  "I should advise you to say nothing at  all," 1 interrupted, sharply, "and that  you had better keep your vagaries to  yourself."  But none the less tbe servant was  right; that baby face was the face of Mrs.  Geoffrey Luttrell. How, or why it  should be so, was the wildest enigma to  me. But with that certainty upon me, I  went in to dinner, pondering fathoms  deop on a problem to which I could imagine no solution. Perhaps my. silence,  perhaps something in my face which I  could not hide, perhaps mere wauton  hutred of me, excited Mrs. Luttrell beyond  her usual insolence. At all events, she  irritated me intolerably. Her sneers  would have stung the pride of a milder  man than I' am. I had borne her perdition mutely for a considerable time, for  Geoffrey's sake���������but I saw how wretched  he wus betwuoa his friendship for me and  his lovo for his wife���������and what the ond  must be was perfectly evident. I must  take my departure.  I made the excuse of an engagement  in town, und I saw that my decision relieved Geoffrey. He was glad to be rid  of me. With a swelling heart, , I bade  him goodby, intending to leave early in  the morning.  "Shortly after dawn, I was up and packed my portmanteau. Having two hours  to spare to train time, I went down upon  the porch.  I hud no more than  closed the door behind me,   than   I   beheld in the path bofore the roso garden, tho "Flower Baby. "  While 1 wus watching-, thu   child, and resolving  how  I  should   intercept it,   tho  door   opened   behind  me,   and,   turning  about, I was amazed  to.__.see at my oibow  Mrs. Geoffrey Luttrell I  I     "I  have .-heard    about     this���������'Flower  Baby,"   do they call it?" she said  coldly,  "and I havo come to see it   for   myself."  i    1   wus   amazed, nut I had present:,   of  1 mind to   offer   her my. arm.    "Please to  ' step down with mc to the  roso   garden,"  I replied, "und I doubt not your curiosity will be satisfied."  |      She  accepted   my  escort, and walked  ! down the alley.    "There  it   is,"   said I.  I "Somo of your servants call it   a   ghost.  I Perhaps you   may  be  able  to  prove its  : materiality."  I    "My words were interruped by the wildest, bitterest cry  of  agony I   have  ever  heard.  I    "My child! My baby! Come back from  tho dead to reproach  me!   My boy!    My  boy!"  -i���������-The-proud-woman���������had���������thrown -herself-  upon her knees   upon  the   gravel  walk,  and  stretched   out her arms imploringly  ' toward the infant, which was still.smelling at,   the   roses,   and   clapping its tiny  ' palms without heeding  the  impassioned  j cries.  1    "What is this?"   exclaimed a.terrified  voice behind  us, and  Geoffrey ��������� Luttrell,  half-dressed, hastened  to his wife's side.  |    "See, sec 1" shrieked thc wretched wow-  an, pointing to the child, which was still  going on  with   its  employment, utterly  i oblivious   of our  presence.    "It was my  i child.    When   I   was   very young I married a common man.   a  low wretch .who  ' degraded and abused mc.      He died, and  I wished to be free from  all   association,  all remembrunco of him. - 1   did   not destroy  our child���������ho, oh, no.    But I gave  it in charge of those  who"���������sho bent hor  ' regal-head to the  very   dust���������"whoso ill-  treatment   killed   it    Oh,   God!   how  I  have suffered 1    If I could  take  my'baby  and go away   somewhere   to   cxpiat-i my  sin!   Oh,   God!  if   my  little   one could  Hut jiivu mo one kiss ol" forgiveness!���������"  She paused suddenly, and we stood  breathless; for the "Flower Baby" camo  toward tho wretched mother, laid a rose,  which it had plucked, upon her bosom,  bunt forward and pressed its lips to her  forehead, aud���������rwiis"gone.  Geoffrey Luttrell raised his eyes solemn -  ly to heaven   "your sin has been great,".  ' he said, "but.us it has been forgiven you,  even so do I forgive you freely iind fully.  Let the future atone'for the past. "  __CST_ElIjS03Sr  Planing Mill!  Doors,   Sashes, Turned  Work,  Brackets 4 and \ Office \  Fittings.  SATISFACTION   ClJARANTEEp.  PRICES REASONABLE.  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A Car load of the Famous   Okanagan  Vegetabes.    Superior  to any in the Market.  NEW LIES OF STAPLTAND FANCY GROCERIES  AT CLOSE PRICES.  Rllff At*    Fresh from  the   Creameries of Australia and  LJUILCI California.    Try it.  SEE OUR JMTaI JELLIES.  Put up in Fancy Glass and Majolica Jugs.    Buy the jug and  you get its contents free.  AC. BUCHANAN.  (301)  Vienna Bakery and Restaurant  B_-__3_:___!K  STEFBT,  KELSON":  ������  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,, Hani,   Pies  Cakes, Buns, Etc., constantly on hand.  Boston Baked Pork and   Beans   to   order.     Bread deliveted to  all  parts of the city.  ���������HU:_*-____!_"*"*.   <S_   __v_t.A_.__RTI_SI"-   PEOPES.  A  A  :__r^z:  ,,-Ov  -2_^L-___  37  ,*/__.  _-*_---__:  -s^  <  I  Thos. Dunn &> Co., L'd.  DEALERS IN  MINERS', BLACKSMITHS' AND MILL SOPPLIES,  K.tlt A_lt>-IIKKT   IKUN, MINKR-V  1'H US. KAK A\������  SIIKKT SYKKL,  MI>Klt-s* -IIOVKLS. t* IKE ItOI'I'S, MtMLl.l   HOPE-,  IH'V.MITK   US- _..M������ (Mrs.  SOLE AGENTS FOR THE fMII^I/CH   \/CD  CINNABAR  MINING  CO.'S        \{VJ l\_/l\OI I��������� V Cilia  Write for Quotations. Cable Address. "Dunu."  (133) "\r-A.__srcoT_j^r_E_R_ _b. c.  We are now Receiving Weekly Shipments of  Creamery Butter in One Pound Pats  Wm We RBccoMei. i .6 of Suerior'.Qmiitr;  r  s  any,  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  (258)  Individuality  . of Feet!  No two pairs of feet are exactly al__o.  Your kindest flat-footed friend could ���������     ��������� _  not make his sho.s fit your narrow toed foot. Bus  here's a shoo -raade in eo many different shapes,  widths and Bizcs. after Nature's fcrms. that any man  can tret his exact fit, no matter what kind of feet ho  la addicted to. > Made by, the famous Goodyear Welt:  process, in black or ton calf-skin. Each pair stamped  on the sole $3. SO, $4 SO. S5 dO per pair.  The Slater Shoe (for Men;)  ALBION IRON WORKS Co., LIMITED  :e -_sra-i_isr_E]_E]RS-  IRON FOUNDERS. BOILER MAKERS * * *  MANUFACTURERS OF MARINE AND  LAND   ENGINES,   BOILERS,   ETC.,  FISH CANNING    AND   MINING  MACHINERY, HYDRAULIC GIANT!.,, .-  * . * * PIPES   AND SINKING   PUMPS   I OR MINES.  French Ranges, Stoves, Grates, Etc.  SOLE .M'l'STS HUt IU.NKY   K. "HOIMIUM'TOV!*'   S1I_.-_.1I   I'l .Ill's   ������M>  |\C||t!*0||.  y ���������      -  KO-K IIUIM.  ������������������������������������ SIKAM   lllltk DltlM."-*.  No. 6 Chatham and 71 Store Street,  P. 0. DRAWER 12    -    VICTORIA, B. C  C205)  THE MCDOWELL ATKINS WATSON  CO., LTD.  ���������-S-WHOLESALE-AND^RETAIL  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  A full stock of Drugs, Patent Medicines, Chemicals and Toilet  Articles,, Wholesale and   Retail.    Coeds Right.    Prices  "Right.    Prompt attention to all orders. ..  the Mcdowell, atkins, watson, co  10 AND 12 CORDOVA STREET,  600 GRANVILLE STREET. VANOHUVER     R    Ct  4.17 HASTINGS STREET 127    Tnil*WWUVtri|   P������   V/i  The Red Book.  Price $4. per. Copy  The Only Directory of the Province in Two Years.    "*   "  A COMPLETE GAZETTEER  of over 500 points iu British Columbia, many of which have never before .  appeared* in any Directory or Trade Refereuce Book  with Location, Population be-  BANKING TOWNS TELEGRAPH OFFICES -  RAILWAY STATIONS     *   " " EXPRESS OFFICES  POST OFFICES MONEY ORDER OFFICES  A POCKET "REFERENCE' BOOK  OF ALL THE   .  TRADES,  PROFESSIONS.    INDUSTRIAL   AND  MINING   ENTERPRISES.  Over 6,000 Easiness   and Professional  Firms, Full Names of Partners, Kinds of  ��������� -'        Business, Street Address in Cities.  PUBLISHED BY.  THE  MERCHANTS'  AGENCY,  VANCOUVER AND VICTORIA.  (350)  Gilker &   Wells,  Sole Agents for Nelson.  Green Bros., Agents at Kaslo.  [Hunter Bros., Kendrick and Co., A gents at  I -.-."���������. Rossland.  372  'It Brought  That is what a Vancouver  man said about his ad in  Good Results'   the miner. THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 20. 189..  'Site Jtltner.  THE MINER is printed on Saturdays and  ' will be mailed lo any address iu Canada or  the UnVed States, for one year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  CONTRACT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate ofSjpcr column inch, per  month.  TRANSIENT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of is 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.  *LL COMMUNICATIONS to Ihe Editoi  must be accompanied by the name and address of the writer, not necessarily for  publication, but as tvidewe of good jaiih.  PRINTING turned out in first-rate style at  the shortest notice.  Address  THK MINER PRINTING* PUBLISHINGCC?  NELSON.    B.C.  have been let oil with a line. The  amount of this is stated to bi* all the  way from $50,000 to $250,000. Willi the  exception of Hammond they .-ne all  wealthy men and can easily alt'unl the  larger sum, and as for Haui-iond, the  British Government having taken him  under ils protection may as well pay  liis tine for him. It is a mere nothing.  It is reported that Colonel Rhodes and  ���������Barney' Barnato are going to transfer  Lheir operations to this country and if  sn they will undoubtedly be the instruments of very rapid development.  WANTED Bill Silver, Coier orCoalProprfe.  MJJiJI or Bronte Company to t__c ore.  WILL HANDLE Bonds of Eltch-t, Steam or Horse Car Railways.  WILL BUILD Waterworks or Float Bonds of Sane.  FUTILE.  The remarks made by the Foreman  of the Grand Jury on Monday last  were very much to the point. lie  said that the Grand Jury had decided  lo make no presentment because  experience had taught them that it  was perfectly futile to do so and that  it would only he a waste of the Judge's  time to read theni. There was no  intention whatever to impute n failure  of attention on the part of Hkh 'Majesty's Judges. It is perfectly well  understood that all they have to do  with a presentment is to send it to  what is facetiously called "the proper  quarter." This proper quarter is the  Provincial Secretary, and the act ion  of the Grand Jury on Monday is a direct insinuation of a failure on the pari  of that functionaly to attend to his  duties While possibly not entirely  free from blame in the matter theie is  ���������plenty to be said on his behalf. The  appeal to a Grand Jury is a relic ol  feudalism, or rather of that time when  the Panel was composed solely of the  great and powerful lords of the soil in  Great Britain. To disregard their  presentment was a very different  thing from pigeon-holing the suggestions of a modern Grand Jury in  British Columbia. We think we are  correct in stilting that the custom ot  milking presentments only lingers ir  very few places. Grand Juries nowadays go through the indictments and  bring in their bills.or no bills, and then  hurry off about their own altairs. The  growth of civilization has done away  with the necessity of presentments.  Bit by bit the British Constitution has  been brought into such a condition  that.there can be found provisions in it  for remedying almost every abuse.  But if one exists that cannot be set  right by process of law or any other  channel, there is a distinct method  provided and allowed for restitution,  and that is by petition to Parliament.  This is one of the most cherished and  valuable rights of British subjects. It  is open alike to the most poweiful corporations, the most numerous majorities, and the humblest individual. Not  is it unlikely that the latter will getthe  best hearing. But it is open and available only when there is absolutely no  other course by which the desired  ���������result-may-b.-obiained ���������_.__,   The petition for the removal of the  powder magazine is one that would  properly be addressed to Parliament.  There it would not fall into the hands  of an individual, member of the Government, but would be considered by a  select committee, appointed by the  House for that purpose, and be. by  tbem brought before the- House for  decision and order. Its chances ol  . snecefs would be greater on the Table  of the House than in the ollice of a  Minister.  For these reasons"-the Provincial  Secretary may possibly be excused for  having paid little attention to the  appeals of Grand Juries.  Several persons accused of various  olTences, have had so little belief in  lheir own innocence, that they have  taken advantage of the generosity of  ihe law and skipped their bail. The  methods of a British law court.are  somewhat too searching, and retribution follows too certainly on the heels  of justice to suit lhe tender consciences  of these malefactors. The air of the  United Slates is freer for these gentry  than that of Canada. Here we have  a habit of administering it strained  through iron bars. Although the  facility with which criminals can  escape prevents them meeting with  the just punishment, which their offences deserve, it relieves us of the necessity of keeping them, and rids the  community of their presence..  It has been said more than once in  these columns and elsewhere that the  troubles of South Africa would pro-*  bably bring benetits to Kootenay. We  are certain that none ot ns, in any part  nf the world, wish our brothers in the  Transvaal anything but good luck.  But it began to look as if Father John  Bull was piling it up just a little too  liigh ion one of his children. We  know that he has enough for all, and  wanted our share. Now that Master  South Africa is temporarily in disgrace  John Bull is looking round at the rest  of his children and his gaze is naturally  arrested at the vigorous growth of  bis youngest child who bears the somewhat strange name of Kootenay. It  would be casting a sad reflection on  our parent to suggest that he was  unaware of the existence of his offspring and for our own sakes too we  hope that the cruel rumor was untrue.  But there is no doubt whatever that  he is keenly alive to our existence  now.  I THE TRILBY CAFE, |  $ Josephine Street, Nelson, B. C. ^  ^    DELICACIES OF ALL KINDS IN SEASON.   ^  w First Class Meals 25c and Up. !^  f   SHORT ORDERS A SPECIALTY.   OPEN DAY AND NIGHT. '^  DELICACIES OF ALL KINDS IN SEASON.  First Class Meals 25c and Up.  SHORT  ORDERS   A   SPECIALTY.        OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  W -A. T*_-I_-__.Xj SOLICITED. W  Manhattan Investors & Securities Co.. Ld.  17 and 19 Broadway, New York City, j  (379) j  ruo-'E-Sioviii <:..iti>s.  G1 KO. A. H. HALL, M. I)., I>. D. S.. CAN BE  W   .onsiill.-l by culling on liim at the Hotel  l'h.iir.  1350]  ALKX.  .SKINNKU,  Arthur's   Drug  Nelson, it. (_,  Law  OfHee.  over. Dr.  Store,    Baker   Street,  liStt)  AWHEALLKR,     BAimiSTEl.    AND  ���������   Solicitor, Kaslo, li. C. 344  ASSAYING.      HOBBINS&   LANG.     AS-  say.rs   to   War Kagle  and   Associated  Companies, liossland (���������***>������)  MAHON, McFARLAXD & MAHON, LTD.,  Mining and Share Brokers, Vancouver,  H. _.   Members Stock KxchaiiRe. <330>  SIBBALD AND PEASE, GENERAL  Commission and Fowarding Agents,  Wholesale Jobbers in Groceriis and Provisions  Huvelsioke Station. (302)  I" lONEL C. BARFF, Mining Broke-rot the  J Victoria Stock Exchange of British Columbia, Ld. I My. Ofiice. :������ Langley street,  Victoria, B. C.  . 3***  GEO. SHEDDEN. STOCK AND SHARE  Broker, Victoria, B.C. (Member of the  U. C. S ock Exchange of Victoria.) Clients  interests carefully guarded' and settlements  promptly made. Siimcs at latest quotations.  3a_)  Ml-lNCi. AUKNTS.  W. J. G. DICKSON.  REAL ESTATE,  COMMISSION AGENT,  MINING  BROKER.  BEALEY BLOCK, BAKER ST.  ���������JSTEI-SO-Sr- _3. O.      13351  B. C. STOCK & MINING EXCHANGE,  LTD., VANCOUVER, B. C,  Call Mining and other stock daily (Sundays and public holidays excepted.)  Forms of application (or listing stocks,  lists ot authorized brokers and rates of  commission chargeable can be had by  applying to the secretary.  THOS. WILLIAMSON, Secy.  (331)  NOTES.  On hearing the juries called tit the  assizes one wonders why American  citizens are summoned to sit in judgment on British subjects.      " _._  A genuine bull of the purest breed  stalked into court and bellowed on  Monday last. "1 thought the man was  killed" said the witness. "Why:-1" asked  the lawyer. "Because of the way he  was breathing," nnd a gentle roar  flitted .over the court and the flaps of  his Lordship's wig'took an extra curl.  It is naturally a matter of great importance that the wilderness back, of  the Government buildings should be  brought under subjection and the Cottonwood and other young trees therein  should be pruned into the ways of uprightness. But we would point out to  our gallant Commissioner that while  this is being done, the necks of Her  Majesty's liege .ubjects are in danger,  and their souls in peril by reason of  much swearing, on account of the  many pitfalls and broken boards in  the sidewalks of Bakeristreet.  One of the direct results of this state  of affairs is the visit to Kootenay of  M*r. K. Bates Dorsey one of the very  iiivi mining engineers of the world.  ���������M v. Dorsey represents a London Syn-  dic.iie of .the first standing both socially and financially. He is not prepared at present to divulge the names  of its members. Mr. Dorsey was  requested by them to go to South  Africa, but being well acquainted with  the country and also with the nature  of its inhabitants, he feels certain that  the political troubles are far from  settled and that thiugs are more likely  to grow worse than better. The suggestion that he should visit Western  Australia met with no approval from  the great engineer, but when America  was mentioned he at once express.d  his desire to Tisit British Columbia of  which so much is now being heard.  It is perhaps directly owing, to Dr.  Jameson's raid that Mr. Dorsey is here.  He .does not intend at present to pin-  chase anything, lie is simply making  a Hying survey as it were of the  country, but. lie-leaves three niining  e^ih^r������"beinTrd_irrm^tb_keep_iheii*  eyes open.  Before leaving, in order to gather  some idea of the scale on which he  might act hi: asked for an indication  of the amount which the syndicate  would be prepared to invest. The  answer came, two million pounds���������to  begin with. These people want no  peanut stands.  Many years ago when Nelson was  but a small -place the affaiis of the  Courts 'were n..-iin.ged in primitive  fashion. For inMniice the juror's  names were drawn from a card board  shoe box, .and there was 'no erier.  so that the sherilf had to do his  own crying. This oHiciul, at that  time, was a porily individual who had  served his country in various capacites  and had earned that peace which  ensues on a'good digestion. One hor  day in June the Court was listening to  a dull lawyer droning about n monotonous case. The Jury were all right in  their box, the witnesses were .illhandy,-  iind as there was every prospect of a  quiet afternoon' the sheriff in his comfortable chair succumbed to thp prevailing influence and dozed. At tliat  time, the boats plying on the lake  were driven by steam and thought it  necessary to announce their* coming  arid going with hideous shrieks ai.d  howls made by an instrument ,-ii:-.ci;eu  to the funnel. Vou could always  gauge the musical taste of the skipper  by the length of his howl. During  this slumberous afternoon one of these  aforesaid craft was starting on its  perilous journey up the lake and proceeded to let off one of these howls,  The Captain not being a musical man  allowed the dreadful noise to last for  an atrocious length of time. Its strident tones floated in through the open  windows and spread themselves out  [over the silent court. Instantly the  I alert ear off Mr. Sheriff told him that  leaders  ofthe Reform party in ! something was wrong and his waking  ; senses    followed    the    first   impulse.  'Silence iti Court," "  The  South Aftica after being sentenced to , ..Sllence iu Court," he thundered, and  various    punishments   varying   from j llle Court laughed while the steamboat  five years imprisonment to hanging | shrieked on regardless.  i  W. A. JOWETT  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKER  IX-VKANCi: ami ��������� ��������� -  COHMIsaiO'* AttENT.  VICTORIA ST.,  ���������214  NELSON. B. C.  E. A. POWYS & CO.  ISTBLSO-ST, _3- O.  Mining Agents and Sharebrokers,  Insurance, Real Estate. Commission  _,  and Mining Machinery Agents.  A Register kept with full particulars of Claims.  SALES NEGOTIATED.  202)  NOTICE.  JF THOMAS MALLOY, WHO WAS IN  Nelson in 1892, will communicate, by letter  with the undersigned lie will hear of something  lo his advantage.  W. A. JOWETT. Nelson. B. C.  Do You Want Tomorrow.  It, is as easy to pay off a Loan on our plan as  it is to pay rent. A ������S00 loan costs S7.50 per  .month and pays off principal and interest in  8 years, otlier sums in proportion, time of payment limited to 8 years. First mortgage  improved property only. Ask tor prospectus.  W. J. G DICKSON,  Agent Equitable Savings & Building Association, 361  THE BON TON  RESTAURANT.  Open    Day   and    Night.  TABLE D' HOTE.  BREAKFAST.        -       -       - 7 TO II  LUNCH, ��������� . ������2 TO _?  DINNER. -       ���������       6 TO 8  BOARD FROM $6.00 UP.  MISS   -WC.   ivl.   3DXJ*F'"F"_r.  I'KOI-KIKTKKSS.  (250)  Hotel Crescent,  Josephine St��������� Nelson.  Enlarged, redecorated and  fitted throughout with the  electric light. Every modern  convenience. Special rates  for boarders-  .3   MRS. CLARK,  Late of Royal Hotel, Calgary  NOTICE.  SIXTY HAYS" AFTkit DATE. I, THK  undersigned, intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works,' for permission to purchase the. undermentioned tract  of land, commencing at apoint.marked H. S.,S.  K.. placed on theshorc ofthe Outlet of Kootenay  Lakeon Grohman Flat, thence _0chains north,  thence 10 chains west, thence 40 chains i-outh  to the Outlet, i hence following the shore of the  Outlet to the point of coinmenccniciit.  HAROLD SELOUS.  ���������Nelson, B. C. Arril 2i. 18SJ6, (3_>....  Commencing on June 25th, 1896  T18S.S.11E1NA"  Will make bi-weekly trips on  TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS  BETWEEN  Pilot Bay, Davie and  Granite Creek.  Calling at Any Point on the Route.  Arriving at Pilot Bay from Granite  Creek at 8:30 a. ra. Returning, leave  Pilot Bay at 1 p. ni. (19)  C.W. BUSK, Owner.     E. PRESTON, Master.  The Caligraph-  ls tbe most speedy a_d most durable Typewriter in the market. The  improvements of the. new No. 4 Machine  keep it still in the. lead of all others.  Our price f.o.b. Nelson, ia tbe same as  anywhere in Canada.    Send for circular  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.  E.  HOUGHTON, -  - - Manager.  J.  THOMSON  NELSON,  STATIONERY  also VANCOUVER.  CO. LD.  B.C.,  1382]  JOHN HIRSCH,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office:  AND   ROSSLAND, B  C.  NELSON  140  KELLY, DOUGLAS & CO.  VA3SrOOXT-V*E_=., *b.o.  WHOLESALE   GROCERS    AND   DIUEC'f  IMPORTERS FROM  China,   India and Japan.  A Full Stock of Groceries, Cigars, Cigarettes,  Tobaccos, Eto.  |>ronipl Atlcullon t������ All Onlcn*.   _-____.-.%.-*-,���������[329] = =   JAMES  MOWAT,  CARPENTER and BUILDER*  "���������C-TELSO-JST, B. C-  Plans, Elevations, Details and Estimates  furnished when required.  Orders left at Turner & Kirkpatrick's  Verncn Street, will receive prompt attention.  1201]  1NT0INE MAUEIN.  11 anil Repaint,  Dry Goods. Clothing, Etc-.  Xt:W_4-l������ SK-OXO HAM*.  NELSON  (293)  B. C.  ROYAL HOTEL,  tor, Stanley aa-l Silica Str-el*-.  ISTEJIiSOlSr, _B, C:  HOUSE, FITTINGS and  FURNITURE   ENTIRELY  1      NEW AND FIRST CLASS.  Itetit Lo-������tioB In T-vrm.   B*������������llfoI VlewH.  Bar,, now   Open . and   Stocked with  Choice Liquors and Cigars.  Unequalk^l in Kootenay.  Give us a trial and   be  Convinced.  CHERBO &  BOOTH.  ,  Dominion Dayt  The Sixth Anniversary of the great   i  GanaMan  WILL BE CELEBRATED AT NELSON  Wednesday and Thursday, July 1 & %  $1000   ex^n   PRIZE$  For Baseball, Drilling, Caledonian Sports, Horse Races and Boat Races  GEO. A. BIGELOW, President*       JNO. HOUSTON, Sec  Special rates on Steamboats and "Railways.  Ci80.  ^l>'__'_-__**__-3._*v__������3^  TURNER. BEETON & EG.  Wholesale Merchants Only.  -*_���������-*-  Sole Agents  for B. C. for Brown's  scotch.  m~  i-v-  AND  CM8)  MAJESTIC   STEEU  RANGES,  For Domestic and Hotel Purposes.  "fMnHTfiTsu.!:-*  II ,���������_������>_ TWO.  TIIIIKK OK  iiiiu ovi:*-*.  MUESTIC.  Coipliti.  STKA.If TtUU.������  <:il.-it<:o.u.  I I Oil I li  i km iit:\  in:.\Mi.������.  McLEMAN, McFEELY & 00.,' LTD  WHOLESALE  HARDWARE AND IRON AND! STEEL,  122 COEDOTA STBBBT, ���������Vu-v'lSrCOXT'V'E'Fi.   _3.  i:������  Fred J. Squire  HAS RECEIVED  HIS SPRING .STOCK OF  SCOTCH TWEEDS, SERGES, WORSTEDS  AND TROUSERINGS.  TWEED SUITS  SERGE SUITS  .    COR.  NELSON,  PRICES  .   *  -  -  -      $25.00 UP  -  $27.00 "  BAKER AND  WARD  STREETS.               so  B.C. THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY,  JUNE 20,  1896.  THK WKATHBK.  ��������� The week lins bren uniformly warm  nud bright with very even tern pel alii res.  Tlie snow is rnpidly disappear nig nil' the  hills.   The lake is still risiu������.  June 14���������Max.  " 15-  " 16-  " 17-  " 18-  ������������������ l.l-  " 20���������  TIIKKMOMKTKK.  73������    Mill.  ....7������c  ... 80 =  ... 81������  ,...77������  ,...81������  ...80"   12 *   12 =   42 =   45 =   13 =   W-   41 =  These readings are taken al 'J a. m. and consequently represent the highest and lowest  temperature during thc preceding 21 hours.  CHUKCIl NOTICES.  Sunday June, 21, 180(i.  Methodist Cuurch, Corner Silica  and Josephine Streets. Services ut.  Un. in. and 7.30 p. m. Morning subject ���������'Precious Assurance," Evening  subject ������������������Chances" Prayer meeting on Friday evening at 8 o'clock.  Epwort h,,Iie_gu- K. of (J. on Tuesday  evening <ic8 o'clock.  Presbyterian Church. Services al  11 a. m. and 7.31) p. in. Sunday School  at 2.30. Prayer meeting Thursday evening at 8 p. in. Christian  J.ndeavoi Society meets every Monday-  evening at 8 o'clock.  -  Roman Catholic Church. Mass  nnd Offices 10 a.m. Vespers .-it. 7.HO.  Services Hist, third and fourth Sundays of the month.'  Church  of  England.       Morning  Services   11 a.m.   Holy Communion  ���������after  morning   service.   Evensong at  7.30 p. in.  Money to Loan  Birbeck Investment,  Security & Savings Co.  Arthur R. Sherwood,  AGENT,  Nelson.. B. C.  hsh  B. C. IRON WORKS COMPANY, LD.  Mr. James Fiiiilluy having severed liis eon-  '���������eclion Willi IheH.C. Iron Works Co.. I A, of  "> imeoii ver It. 0. has no longer any authority  I') iieL us then-agent.  J. K. W. MACKAKLANK,  Manager.  \ a neon ver,  May 22nd. lMNi. :������',7  I'ltOVlNClAl. SKCUKTARYS OFFICIO.  II I.S  HOXOlilt   tin;   Lieu I en ant-Governor  .1.   has been pleased t-i make iliu following  appointments:���������  To be Collector of Votes;-  20th May, 189(1  John Dei*. Gimiiam, of the Town of Uevel-  stoko, hsquire, iv'thin and for the North Killing of the West Kootenay Kleeioral District  excepting. I hat. part, I hereof known as thi-Trail  Creek Minim; Division.  N.m-oi.eon FiTZSTumis. of the Town of Kelson. Ksquiro, S.M., wiiliin aim for iho South  Hiding of iho Wet Kootenay Electoral District; and  John lviitK-i'. of the Town of Rossland,  K-qiiire, wilhin and for thc Trail Creek Mining  Division of the West Kootenay Electo-"' Dis  trict,  313!)  41I.IMII |< ATt_ OK l_HI>HOVK.1li:\TS.  THK HALL MINKS, LD.  NOTICK OK TKNIIKK.  fllenders for excavating four thousand five  I. hundred yards of earth will be received : t  theoltlce of the undersigned up to noon on  Tuesday, June-23rd, 18%, where particulars  may be obtained.  385  HENRY S. CROASDAILE.  Commercial Manager.  NOTICE.  Advertisers are requested to havo copy ready  on Monday n'>xt for West Koolenay Illustrated.  381 D. It. YOUNG.  ttESERVE-  ���������KOOTENAY AXD  THICT...  YALE  DIS-  NOTICE is hereby given tliat, all Crown  lands not covered by existing reservations  situated within the following -escribed block  ' are reserved in pursuance of the provisions of  "thc~"C'olumbia"and"AVcstcrn_Rail way "Subsidy  .Act; 189G." provided that, all agricultural land's  included therein which appertain to Sections  3, 4, 5 and G of I he said railway shall be open for  ,������nlc or orc-cnipUon under the Land Act. as  "provided by section eleven (11) of the said Subsidy Act,  viz:���������  Commencing ut. a point on the International  Boundary situated xixlccn I1ISI miles oast of thc  south-east '.'orncr of Block 12 of the Nelson and  - Fort Sheppard land grant, being also the southeast corner oflTownship cight'.v (8ai, I.ootenay  Distriet: thence due west along the International Boundary for a distance of> one hundred  and twenty-four (121) miles to a point about IS  miles west of Siiiiilkanicen River; llicnccduc  north lifty-six miles (.-il: thence due east one  hundred and twenty-four miles (121) to a point  about IU miles cast of the south end of Slocan  Lake; ihenci: due south to lhe point of commencement.  -  GKO. B. MARTIN,  Chief Commissioner of Lands'& Works.  Lands and Works Department, .  Victoria, H. C������ ~th June,  ItUECAU, TEXAS.. CLIFTON AND NEW  DENVER MINERAL CLAIMS.  Situat- in the Slocan Mininu Division* ok  Wkst 1vooti-_nay Distkict. Wiikhk Located���������On the Noiitii Slope ok Caki*en-  TKK CltKEK, AII-liT ONE AND A HAM'' MILES'  NOKTIIEAST   KHOM   THE TOWN OK SANDON.  .TAKE NOTICE that A. S. Farwell, acting  'I as agent for John M. Harris, No, 5t>!)17,  Fred. T. Kelly, No. MlAti, George C. Wharton,  No. (iSWJ and Samuel. .M. Wharton, No. liSifil),  free miners, intends sixty days from the date  hereof to apply to the Mining Recorder for n  cei-lilicatc of improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant, of the above claims.  And further tako notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of s ich certificate of improvements.  Dated this 30tli day of April, 18.i_.  (MS-S-o-fi) A. S. FARWELL.  '  A 6 per cent Permanent Investment.  The Equitable Savings  Loan and Building  Associition of Toronto are   selling shares of  their new issue of   permanent stock at 8100  each.    Participates in full   earnings  of   the  Association from which they are paying one-  half yearly dividends at rale of li per cent per  annum.     Balance .of. earnings payable  as   a  bonus at the end of each 5 years.  ,   For particulars of Security, etc., Apply to  W. J. G. DICKSON,  303 Agent.  RESERVE.  Kootknay and .Yale Dis'i'i'iurs.  "\TOTICE Is hereby given (hat, in pursuance  !_> of the provisions of the "Columbia, nml  Western Railway Subsidy Act, IS'.*!," the lands  situated within the following boundaries arc  reservnd from sale or pre-empt ion, viz.:���������  Commencing al Ihe northeast corner of  Township Eight A [8a], Ivootenay District,  whicli is also the northeast corner of Block 12  granted to the Nelson and Fort Sheppard Railway Coin puny by Crown grant dated 8th  March,.18!(5: thence due norlh '_._ miles; thence  due west 28 miles; thence due south (i miles;  thence due east 10 miles; thence due south l(i  miles; thence due east 18 miles, more or less, to.  the place of begin ing; also that portion of land  described as commencing nt the said northeast  corner of Block 12; thence due east IU miles;  thence due south to the International Boundary  thence west along said boundary l(i miles;  thence north to the placo of beginning.  GEO. B. "MARTIN,  Chief Commissioner of Lands & Works  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C. 7th May, 1890. [367]  Notice of Application for Crown Grant.  l-AKE NOTICE that T. J. Lcndrum. as  I agent for Richard Ash worth, has filed the  necessary papers and made application for a  Crown Grant in favor of the mineral claim  "Old Timer."situated in the Ainsworth Miniug  Division of West Kootenay.  Adverse claimants, if any, must Hie their  objections with me within 00 days from lhe  date of the first publication of this notice in the  British Columbia Gazette.  N. KITZSTUBISS,  Government Agent.  Dated Nelson, B. C, April 28, 189G.     (33!.,2,5.G)  IN THE SUPREME COURT OF D. C-  lii the Mailer ������>r ' The WIimIIii-; I |i Ar|-  niiil Anii*iHlni-'iil<> tlim-to ami tk������  l'-illl|������illlli������.������ lei IMIIUiiiHl oral. i(|iplir--  lion io wind up The Sloruu ___��������� t������,t <- fum-  puny, limited Liability.  N'OTICK is hereby given that bv.nil Order  made bv the Honourable Mr. Justice  Drake in the above nr.itter dated the :t0lh av  of May 18!Ki on the petition ot Michael Mc-  Andrews of Sandon, B. C ii was ordered (hat  the said Slocan Store Company, Limited Liabi-  ty, he wound up under the Winding Up Act  and that all suits, actions or other proceedings  against the Company should "be stayed, and by  the said Order George'* S. West of Sandon  aforesaid Accountant was appointed provision  ally Liuuidator of the said Company without  securitj  ���������  MCl'HILLII'S, WOOTTON & BARNARD.   "  3".'l     ��������� Solicitors for the said Petitioner.  TABLE.  Showing the DiiI-m aii<ll'lac������*K or Courts ������f  Agnize. Xlsl I'rius, Oyer anil Terminer,  and Veiierul Unnl Hell very for lhe Wear  Sl'RIN'G  ASSI-I'S.  Nanaimo Tuesday  .5th May.  New Westminster.Tue.-day  12th May.  Vancouver Tuesday lilth May.,  Clinton '. Monday  .25th May.  Victoria Tuesday-.- 2(ith May.  Kamloops Monday 1st June.  Vernon Monday c -8th June.  ������������������Nelson Monday l.-ith June.  "Donald Monday 22nd June  ���������"'Special Assize. (328  N.-&-F-S-RAltWAY co;  SHAREHOLDERS MEETING.  Notice is hereby given that the annual meet-'  ing of t he shareholders of the Nelson & Fort.  Sheppard Railway Company will be held nt  the head otlice of tho company in the town of  Nelson, in the Province of British'Columbia at  the hour of tive o'clock p.m. of Wednesday the  8th day of July, 18IHJ, for the purposeof electing  Directors for said company, anil for the transaction of such other business as may be brought  before such-shareholders meeting.  37������ AUSTIN CORBIN,   "  D_fed this 2(i day of May, 18(10. Secretary  *_ "   EDUCATIONS"  , Education Office Victoria, Mily IthilSSW.  NOTICE is hereby given that the annual  examination of candidates for cerliti-  catis- of qualification to teach in tbe Public  fcichi nls of the Province will be held as follows,  commencing on Friday, July 3rd, 1896, at 9  ii.m.:-  Victoria In South Park School Uuilding.  Vancouver. ...In High School Building.  "Kamloops In Public School Building. .���������  Each applicant must forward notice, thirty  <1 i.vs before the examination, stating the class  aid g'-iide of certiticate for which he will be a  <���������: mlidate, the optional subjects selected, and  a., which of the above-named places he will  :Utend.  Every not ice of intention to be an applicant  ���������t. u.-t lie accompanied with satisfactory testi-  i < oniul of moral character.   -  Candidates are notified thnt all of tho above  'requirements must be fulfilled before their  amplications can be filed.  All candidates for First Class Grade A, Certificates including Graduates, must attend in  Victoria to take thc subjects prescribed for  ���������Tuly 14th and loth instants, and to undergo  required oral examinations.  S. D. POPE,  (352) Superintendent of Education.  NOTICE.  \   SITTING of the County Court ofKoote-  f\ :nay will be holdcn nt Nelson on Tuesday.  the llth day of July. 18% and at Kossi.anH on  Monday, the 20th day of July, 1896.  T. II. GIFFIN.  Registrar of the Court  Nelson, M. C, June 8th, 1896. 382  lSUli.  (378)  Attounky-Gknkiui.'s Okkiue,  " ' * June Kith, lS'Mi  NOTICE.  Di-iMTTKn Lands in Railway Belt.  ELECTORS  ATTENTlOKi.i  ALL SUPPOBTERS OF  ROBERT BROWN  THE FOUR CROWN SCOTCHMAN  Are Requested to Vote Early and Often.  J, M. CAMPION,  Secretary-Treasurer.  Telephone 310.  J.  E. W.  MACFARLA'NE, Manager  Telephone 449  B. C, IRON WORKS COMPANY,  SUI.K  IIA.M.F.ilTlltKltS O I'TIIK  Kendall Band Mill,  B. C. Shingle Machines,  Steiim Log Hauling Machines,  Marion Steam Shovels,  Improved Winding Hoist.  ltiver and Harbor 'Dredges,  l.iiig Ditching Machine,  Wrecking Machines,  Ballast Unloading. Etc. ���������:  lI'EVl'i Vlft  Recve'i- Wood Split Pulleys.  Cable Address:   "Cove"'  4'K\KltAL .; FO|;_VI������l.lCSg     DM'I.V  i:r.ltS, rKOII.FIC   MAKFICS,  and Mannfaclurcis of  -'II   HMIII     II   Jl ������������������ < li!: I l Y.  f-i v y.i]]  i]r.i"i]'H   *\Uil; a  Si--iiilly.  au. 1V1111K <:��������� ak.(.\ti:i:ii  1.ee)) in Stock a Kull Supply of Un  giiicers'iind-Iill .Supplies, 1 iping  nnd   Filtinps.   llniMi Goods,  fclciiiii  Killings,  >.|e.  l'ftiniiis Iir leilui- 111 ii  (igii.es  en iipplicntion.  Mnil   Outers    Ricoive        Piciiint  ALteiition.  IYI-'I������Ihiii-- :illi.    ���������*.������. Ilriiwor ;.%4  CORNER ALEXANDER  STREET AND   WESTMINSTER AVENUE.  ^r^_isrco"cr^rE_R, _b. o.  All Agreements are taken subject to the approval of the Company  at Vancouver, and are contingent upon strikes, accidents  and other delays unavoidable, or beyond our control. (326)  CHAIN.  THE SHORTEST  TRANSCONTINENTAL    'ROUTE.  ���������I in lli-Minst Modern in _h_<|iii|iiuciil.  It lithe Heavies! Italic.I Line.  II lias a Kock-ltallasl Itontlheil.  II t'rasses _*���������'<> SaiKl Itessprls.  ���������I i������  Hie Only lAnr.   It-iiuilng   l.iixiirioiis  i;iul>  K011111 <ars.  It Is Xiileil for llie Courtesy ol' its Kni|il<>.vi-s,  II Is tbe tliily Line Serving Meals   on tlie  a la (.'arte  Plan.  THROUGH    THE  GRANDEST # SCENERY  IN AMERICA BV DAYLIGHT.  o  Attractive Tours during Season of  Navigation on Great. Lakes via Duluth in  connection with Magnificent Passenger  Steamers Northwest and Northland.  For maps, tickets and complete information  cull on or address Agents, K. _.*, S. Ry., C. & K.  S. Nav. Co., N. & F. S. Ry., or  <'. <.. 1H\I������V, <icneral -isenl.  SpoUaiK'. Wash.  V. I. WIIITNKV, ������. T. A T. A.,  [Soil ���������*>!. I*������iil> Minn.  KUPREMK COURT  SITTINGS IN ICOOTK-  XAY.  -VfOTICK is hereby given that, the llonour-  i>l ables the .Indges of the Supreme Court  of British Colmnliia will hold inoiithly sittings  at the town of- Nelson or elsewhere in Llie District of Koolenay as business inay require,  .ommencing 1st June proximo until IstOctober  1891), for the trial of actions and disposal of  matters before the Court.  By Command,  A. CAMPBELL UKUDIE,  368 Deputy Provincial Secretary  Spokane Fails &  Northern R'y.  Nelson  &  Fort  Kaslo   & Slocan   Railway  TIME CARD NO. I.  Sheppard R'y.  Ail Rail to Mm, Winl;  ONLY IIOUTE'TO TRAIL GREEK AND  Mineral District of llie Colville Reservation  Nelson, Kaslo, Koolenay Lake _ Slocan Points.  Daily (Except Sunday) Between Spokane  and Nelson-  Leave 8.40 a.ui. NELSON Arrive 5-00 p.m.  --    7.00 a-m. SPOKANE   "    6.15 p-m,  Passengers for Trail Creek mines con  npclnt Northport with Stage aud Steamer  Daily.  Close connections at Nelson witb  Steamers for Kaslo aud all Kootenay  Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle Eiver and Boundary Creek, connect at Marcus witb Stage  Daily.  S, S. Alberta  LKA V1. KASLO for Ainsworth, Pilot Bay and  Nelson daily (Sundays excepted) at 7 a. in.  r_KAV!C NKLSON for  Pilot Bay' Ainsworth  and   Kaslo  daily   (Sundays  excepted)   at  3.:i0p.m.' , ,    ,   , T   ,.���������  Closo connection is thus made between ]_i-0  points and all outgoing and incoming trains ot  the C. P. R. at Nelson.  The steamer is newly equipped 111 every par  ticular, is lit throughout, by electricity, and  contains bathroom and all modern conveniences  for Iho comfort of passengers.  Thc above' schedule is in cflect 1st of April,  18'Jti subject to change.  JAS. WAUGH GKO. F. HAY WAR]")  Pui.cr.31 Master  CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY  _A.lSr'__)   SOO.PACIFIC   -ROTTTE-  Going West.  Leave 9.00 a. in.  _.:"(> a. in.  "    !).:������i b. iu.  "     il.51 a, m.  "    "    10.(X! a. in.  "    10.18 a. 111.  "    10.30 a. 111.  " '��������� 10.:������) a. in.  Are.  10.50 a, 111.  Daily Going East.  Kaslo Arrive 3.50 p.m.  South Fork       "      3.15 p.m.  Sproule's ������������������      2.15 p.m.  Whitewater      "      2.00 p.m  Pear J_ako '       1.18 p.m.  AIcGulunn "      1.33 p.m.  Pailey's '������      1.21 p.m.  Junction "      1.12 p.m.  Sandon Leave   1.00 p.m  Subject to change without notice.  Kor   rates  and   information   .<pplj   at th  Company's oilices.  ROBT. IRVING, u  (2611   Trallic JManagcr.  W. BR VAN,  Superintendent.  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTENAY  STEAM    NAV.  CO.  (J.IM1TED  TIME CARD No.  ���������11     lltrrl   June Kill. iMIli.  IO  KKVKI_STOKE   U������t TK-_ltiinivr "Kakin-p*  Leaves Arrowhead for Nakusp Robson and ..  Trail   Mondays,  Wednesdays and Fridays at  7 p. in.  Leaves Trail for Robson. Nakusp, Arrow-  head and Canadian Pacilic Railway points  (���������;ast and west) Tuesdays, Thursdavs and  Saturdays at 1.30 p.m.  *"* Connection is made at ltobson with C. & K  Ky. for Nelson and Kootenay Lake points.  MOIUIiroUT-TKAII-   k������i;t.:  ���������Steamer "LyUoii."  Leaves Trail I'or Northport Daily except  Sundays at . a. in., returning to Trail same  evening.  Connects at Northport with S. F. &N. Ry  for Spokane.  XRMUVK.t-'I.O K01iTK._"Slr KoKanee."  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo Daily except Sun  days at 1:15 p.m. ���������  Leaves iCaslo for Nelson   Daily   except Sun  days at 5:30 a.m.  Saturday, .tune 201 li and everv 2i.d Saturday-  following Steamer leaves Kaslo at 10 p. 111., for  Kennel's Ferry; Hot urn ing leaves Uonncr's  Ferry Sunday at noon.  The right is reserved to change this schedule  at any time without notice.  For tickets, rates, etc.,  ollice, Nelson.  apply at Company's.  T. ALLAN,  Secretary.  W. TROUP,,,  ���������   Manager  t  Pacific Coast aid Eastern Poiats.  St. Paul, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal,  St. Louis, Kansas City, Buffalo. New York.  _3-___.__!S .THE LO"WEST.  Giaatest Variety, of Routes,  Leaves Nelson "Mondays; Wednesdays and Fridays atflO.OO o'clock, making  t 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  nud for points south at  lOo'clock. _ ..  J. .HAMILTON, H. H. MACDOKELL, GEO. McL. BROWN,  b  " j\Keiit, Nelson.        Trav. Frgt. and I'ass. Airt.. Nelson  MORTHERN  IN���������-PAerFie-RrRr  Dist. Pass. Act..Vancouver  (381)  Kootenay District.  - Lot. ll, Group I.. Townsite of Farwell���������Original grantee. Arthur Stanhope Farwell.  Lot 7. Cr.up I. ���������Original grantee, Gusta\us  Ellin Wright:  Yale District (Kamloops Division).  l_ot 513. Group I.���������Original grantee. George  jRnhun Martin."  Lot 521!, Group I.���������Original grantee. Guslavus  Klin Wright.  I_ot 4!I7. Group I.���������Original grantee, Gustavus  Min Wright.  Lot 52-, Group I".���������Original grantees, .lames  Mcintosh, William Hell Wil������on.  - Lot 452, Group I.���������Original grantee, George  Byrnes. ��������� ,  I/)t 525. Group I.���������Original grantee, Charles  Edward Perry.  Ix>tn28.Group I.-Original gnmtee, William  Arthur Ilediloe.  Ixjt 1!*>. Group I.���������Original grantees. Simon  John Tunstall. James Iv. Cullbrcuth.  ArningemcnN  having been made hctwecn  lhe ru<poetiveUoverninenlsrf tho Dominion i-f  Canada and the Pro. inee of Hritisli Columbia  ���������whereby owners of land-; in iibnvc-nsiiiicd districts 'dei-i������-ing   their  tit'es through   original  Krantecs lr<aii llie Provincial Government may j  obtain contirmatory grants of said lands from 1  the  Dominion Government, notice is hereby 1  given tha' all person*' owning lai>il< as afore-;  said arc requested  to forward their  applies!- I  tions for such grants forthwith to the  under-j  signed,   togather   with, their   title   deeds  or]  authenticate copie* thereof, in order that  the;  same may be examined, and release*' imi siir-i  renders prepared forexeciilion.  N.  B.  BUCKLER  Columbia and Western Railway Co.  Time Table In Effect June 2nd.  DUDLEY" D.   LANCASTER:  BUCKLER & LANCASTER  Will  Buy and Sell on Commission  MINES AND STOCKS IN TRAIL CREEK,  BOUNDARY CREEK and SLOCAN CAMPS -  and all Legitimate Properties Elsewhere.)  .Train  No.  Leaves.  ���������4  Rossland  Trail  Time,  7 a. M.  M.  P. M.  A.  _M.  ���������AiiRm-S.  Trail  Rossland  Time.  7:45^ a.-i  4. P. M.  5:45 P.M.  9 A. M.  R  u _*  s  Pullman  ,    Sleeping Cars,  Elegant'   '  :   ���������  Dining Qdrs,  Tourist  Sleeping Cars.  TO  WKITKTO IS. *i  LIKIEl'.K'S   TKLKCKArillL < 11*11 KB.J  rooms ,ioi.;to.> hi'bk himk,  S_?0"E_;____S3"S,  (S12)  *w___s__r_ j  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE & CO,  S. K. corner Baker and Josephine streets.  NELSON, B. C.  (377)  ARTHUR f>. SMITH,  Deputy Attorney-General.  REAL ESTATE,  | Loans negotiated on Nelson property.   Collection* made.  FINANCIAL AND    "  INSURANCE AGENTS!  ,  AH trains run Daily, on,Pacific Standard time.  CONNECTIONS: Columbia and Kootenay Steam Nav.  'Co.'s Boats... Spokane Falls and Northern Railway via  Nortliport, Canadian Pacific Railway via Revelstoke*  iVLR. SMITH .������ CO.  ST. HA n;  -iiK.\������:.ti'oi.is������ .  lMiLITII  F.tK4'0  <'UA.M������    l'OKH_  <'K������OK.������TO.V  *������VIX.MI"K������;  MKLK.VA mill  y IIIITTK       . "   .  THROUGH   TICKETS  -TO-  CHICA������0  "���������VA-jlUXI'TOX .  ���������>II������I;A1������KI.PIIIA  M'W YOKK  K������'STO.\ mid aU  joints East, -  West ami Sniilli.  *  Conveyancing documents < iravnnp f-i  Town Lots Lands and Mining Ci-ims Handled on Con_mU_io__ -J  Biscuit Mamifacturers.  "ViTBITE    FOB   PBICE   ILIST.  VICTORIA        -        B. C. (2I2)  For information, lime cards, maps and tickets  call on or write  F. D. GIBBS,  General Agent, Spokane, Wu.-h  or  .   A. D. CHARLTON   .  Asst. Gtnl  Pass.. Agent Portland, Oregon  ORES ...  WANTED.  Silver,  Lead,  Copper,  "Write for Prices.   Give assays, etc.  State Ore Sampling Co.,  DENVER, COLO., 34  V-A

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