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 THE MIUES IN KOOTENAY AEE  AMONG THE KIOHEST IN  AMERICA  THE ORES AKE HIGH-GRADE   N  GOLD, SILVER, COPPER  AND LEAD.  Whole Numuei*-  **.  Nelson,  British Columbia, Saturday, August   i,   1896.  Price Five Cents.  METAL  QUOTATIONS.  NKW YORK.  July���������     ���������".">      .7      '-'8 '.''I      :������)      :u  - 11.V1..U. .IJ.S.... .1183. - .IKS'I... .13.1 - - .IMS -. .IKS  (liar)  Leah. .. .'J8f>... .'.".),">...'>&>... .'.'80.. ._!S0.. .280  PKODUCE OF TILE MINES.  li ET I! R K S FOR 1������ 9 6 U1' T 0 DA' I' E  i:\,m  OltE TltEATliD IS KOOTENAY.  At. Nelson  17.'.**!������  At- Pilot Hay.. ltl.ll'->  At Trail'    ".48:������  OKI' EXPORTED.'  Kroni Slocan via  lvii<-lo  :~>.S������ll  Slocan via Nakusp  i. 10.")  Ainsworlh       'I'*-!?  Trail Creek (gold ore)  -I.Jkia la.Knli  Tons  SH,'. I'Ji  ��������� In addition SOS tons of imported ore have  been treated at Trail.  \ "��������� VU.01)UOK OK SMK1.TEKS.  TONS  Nelson (Hall Mines) Jlatte 11-!-'  Pilot. Bay. silver lead  bullion Ml-J  Trail Smelter ....5U4  2977.  OKE SHIPMENTS.  Iteliirus 8lii-:_ Luxl  Week.  July 1!) lo ffii-  V1A  NELSON*. TONS  Silver King to Nelson    770  Xo  other  returns have   como lo hand thi?  week.  MATTK AND BULLION.  (Shipped.).  July 20-28���������  From Nelson Smelter [Mattel      68  "    Trail Smeller (Mattel    81  l.H)  SMELTER   RETURNS.  HALL MINKS. [Nelsouj for week ending  'i'l July: 770 tons of ore were smelted, producing  ti.ll tons of Matte.  MINING TRANSFERS.  Where no consideration  is named in transfers  the nominal turn of $1 is to be understood.)  July 25t~  Wheel of Fortune���������F J Squire to G A  Campbell}.;{ 8100.  Carnduil", Vacant Link, Warriraoo ami  Dewar���������P McNab and L R Chase to F  Pranks }{v  Canadian Boy���������ABnnker uuuR Wixon  to P St Lawrence }������.  Cauadiau  Bo-, ���������-P St Lawrence  to A  Bunker }i{.  July 27-  Mnnde S, lien Hnsseu���������F H Cliilds to  C H Wolf all his int.  Two  Sisters-G  W MacKay to A Le-  May 8100.  July 'SI���������  Amelia Florence���������J .1 Keller to J Hislop.  Defender���������\V    Freeland   and    E   H  Hughes give notice that they are about  to eonnneuce au action against Joseph  Harrison to recover yz.  July 30-  Napoleoa���������Permission to"relocate.  NEWS OF THE CAMPS.  ROSSLAND.  July 10-  Ferdinand, J \V Milicr to B H Lewis, J, $100  July 17���������  Delaware No. l-C W McCrea and O  H ;Bur  _-denlo_Cliest_)r_Glas*_'-_18,fl'00  CruiB���������Patrick Welch to.. L MclIuglrSlGO -"���������  ������ Little Klo���������Win Pfeifer to A C fraser 1 SI  J uly 18- -  Little Josie���������John Loaring to Joseph Taylor ������1  Iron Horse Fraction���������W 11 Youiik and T S  Pott io C W Turner. .12,000 ($1,000 July 17th  1S!H>. balance 1st Oct.. lS'.Hi)  Lady May���������1. LKiuisdon to Chas Peterson 1,  Si.  Lady May���������Chas Peterson to C M Carpenter  i. *l ..."  Mogul N'o. land Olympia���������Harry Smith and  Andrew Hamilton to Chester Glass $1  Julv 20-.    =  South Falls��������� Chas S Sears to J11 Leech- i $1  Fawn lOraction���������Seigle Boyd to John Donahue 1 SI.  Fawn Fraction���������John Donahue to H K Cover  131    ,*.        .  hiuvn'mid South Deer Park���������11 15 Cover lo  Margaret I. Allan 1 in each $H7f>.  Comet���������C OGriswold to D K McDoiiulil S.  Comet���������.1 11 Sunburn io 1) IC McDonald J.  Mariposa���������Jas A Deiiholin io J II lluwley l-H  *M(i7. -        -"*  Young America���������J II Ucrgh to H C Walters  trustee ������1500.  Bannock���������II S Jones to It V Ticehursl ������ ������100.  J lily 21���������  'I exas. Summit., Marion���������Chas Peterson lo .1  Kutheriord J in each SliSO.  . (jlnsK'-w���������John McKinley to C L Uoss,  Killnburgh���������,1 ltiilherford to C L Ross.  Waterloo,.Crcssline, Little Jessie and Whirl-  hone���������1> S fc'ollioriiiglisiin and Uobert B Sproul  to ijillnoet Kraser ltiver and Cariboo Cold  Fields Ld, ������10,000. 31000 down, SUxmOcti. lS'.lO,  balance SK.,00. on or before July 7, 1.SI7. Tin:  purchasers io have ihe option to pay S100O Ocl 7  1801! and $:������I.U00 Jan 7 18117.  Apache, Kiniiiii, Texas Sumniit and Marion���������  S M Wharton C A Teesdale Chas Peterson and  Louis Blue lo F S Uarnard and It M llorne-  Pavno, trustees for L F H & C G F Ld, ������28.000,  SHOW) Sept 2, 'DO, $_1000 Dec 2 '08. and ������22.500 J une  2 '97 : or 823,500, ������3000 Sept. 2, and balance by  " Dee 2 1890. The above optioi s are given in  consideration of ������1500 now paid by the company  to lhe owners. '  -  July 22-  lda May, Mulbero, Morrow���������George Dozois  lo A L Denton 1-2 iu each.    -��������� .  Gold Prince, .Knterprise No 2 and Oakley��������� L  P Henderson to J  li Cabron 1-lti in each ������500.  ���������    Mariposa���������A Jackson   to J A Denholm 1-3  S75n.  ���������  Nanaimo, Enterprise���������C A Dcmpsi** to J W  G raham.  Mountain Key, No 2���������James Burke to II  Anderson 1-12 ������50.*  liertha���������Chas Peterson to T S Uanet 1-2 S50.  Argentine���������Jas Garrison to W A Kitehie.  "Minnie No 5���������F Robinson to T V Neelands 1-2  $250,  ,1-addy and Mother���������Geo Hi-ken to J ltankin  i S100..  Clarendon���������Alex Carson to J Rankin S500.  Prince of Monaco, High Back���������J T Sullivan  and Joe Dunnigan to OL Spencer K P Davis  and It C Ferguson ������500.  Twilight-It Urannack to L II Morril 1-2.  Gold King-D J Hughes, J 11 Killey and J K  MeCalltoLJMeAtee.  July 18-  California���������Geo II Colwell to D R Young J.  Hen Hur. Cataract. White Rear. Blackstonc,  Contact. Kssex, Phillips and California���������Anna  il Phillips to Joshua Briggsall int. $105. .  [Continued on fourth page.]  XI'-SON*  Work has begun on th. Starlight  iinilvr the supervision of Mr. IL K.  Medley.  A' new wagon road is being made up  to the Silver King. The Dundy road  is being prolonged up to lhe. mine.  Although the new route is shorter, it  is not any steeper and it will make  a line, sleigh roail for the winter.  The now |wagon road goes right  through Lhe townsite of Predricton.  There is quite a small town up on  Toad Mountain now, with every Kind  of house from mere cabins up to  .[Hur. residences. There cannot be less  than two hundred people there.  Every preparation is being made at  the mine for considerable extension of  operations. New machinery is ordered  and the foundations for it are.being  prepared. Both the diamond drills  are now employed probing the riches  of the Iroquois.  Water is becoming very scarce at  Forty Nine Creek and work will soon  have to be suspended on the Hydra-lie  Company's ground. In the meantime  lhe tributers are working hard to get  all the ground lhey can through while  the water lasts.  NEWS OF  THE   WORLD.  SLOCAN.  Twenty tons of ore aro beiug packed  out from the Howard Fraction.  An extension of ten days has been  granted to lt. Marpole to make the first  payment on his.bond ou the Dalhousie  aud Whyeocomagh.  1140 tons of ore and concentrates were  shipped from the Slocau .tar iu J une. A  uew vein has been discovered iu No 4  tuuuel. A tine drill compressor ana  plaut has beeu ordered fiom tbe Rand  Drill Co., aud will be got to worK us  soou as possible.  The formatiou ou the south side of Ten  Mile creek is granite, nud ore there assays higher man h uoes on lhe opposite  siue where large dykes ot altered slates  aud porphyry are met witn.  It ifj teported that the English com-  puuy whicn has recently secuieu several  claims ou Four Mile aud the Galena  Farm, will also acquire the Carrie. Nine  men are at present ai work on tnis claim,  md the tome tvill pieseutly be increased.  JtONTtl-OMlSKY,  The Lillooet Fraser River & Cariboo  Coiil ileitis, La., has puichased the  interests of the Coluinoia & Western  railway in a square mile of land, lying  along the left bank ol the Columbia  river and beginning three and a hull  miles below the .mouth of the Kootenay river. A few weeks ago the locality was known as Waterloo landing.  Tnen_.it became Monte Carlo. The  company ha_ now christened it Montgomery.  CORRESPONDENCE.  That ('old .ling.  To the Editor.  Silt.���������L was somewhat surprised to  see in the leader column of your last  Satniday's issue a clipping from the  Philadelphia Ledger on the silver  question which you apparently endorse for you describe it us a "lucid  explanation."  ���������T-he-stiUeuients-and-iirgiuiients-of-  the gold-bug press in "the U. S. at  present especially, had better be examined before being taken as gospel  for you must be' well enough versed in  the tactics ofthe newspaper editor to  know that the policy of their paper is  their creed to be upheld ab any cost by  any means. Tliat when argument  fails they usually- endeavor by misleading statements to pull the wool  over the eyes of the electorate, the  majority of whom do not take the  trouble, to think for themselves, but  prefer to gel. their ideas ready made  out of their pet. paper whieh they believe a great deal better than their  bible.  Now Sir, the ledger wishes us lo  believe that under the free coinage of  silver at Hi to J, it would be possible  to buy silver at $'���������'.!)I for lit ounces and  have the same coined into $18.00. giving ST per cent, prolit,. I can take no  other meaning out of the paragraph  for it .certainly can't be (lone now.  This is a false idea. . As soon as the  bill is passed making silver a legal  tender for all liabilities at the ratio of  10 to 1, and the mints of the U. S. are  opened to the fiee coinage of all silver  ottered, just so soon will tin'* value of  silver rise uniformly all over ihe world  and it will he impossible to buy silver  at $9.91 for 10 ounces, because no one  will sell at that rate when he can take  it to the mint and have it cointjd to so  much better advantage. Then'again  it,talks of "flooding the country with  silver coins," "unsound money," this  is another misleading argument, lo  deceive.the unwary.  If silver be money, in the trm* sense  (not merely token money asat pieseni)  how can a nation have too inucii uf il.  Ls not the prosperity of a people  measured by its balance of trade,  which is simply the value of it's exports over it's imports, or in three  words the balance of money coining  in over money going out,' the greater  the balance the more prosperity do  thepeople enjoy. Now why don't "these  people who prate about, Hooding the  country, with money, preach on the  wiles of over-exportation? The ingenuity they are displaying in the  present contest shows that* they are  einineetly. qualified for the task.  j_      Yours,' for  "Fhee Silver and Plenty of it."  Toad Mt., B.C., 23rd July, 1891).  Birth���������On Monday the 27th July  the wife of R. Radford of a daughter.  Repeated massacres are reported from  Armenia.  Joseph Wesley Harper senior partner in the well known publishing  house of llarp.ir Uros., New York died  last week, aged (Hi.  Imperial troops are being pushed on  to'the front in Rnodesia as rapidly as  possible as the situation is considered  extremely serious.  . A review of G(X) military bicyclists "wns  held th<* other day at Aldershot. II. R.  II. tbe Duke ot Counaugu-, two general*  aud several other officers were present  mounted on "bikes."  A portion of Spokane was under  water last week through the overflowing of Shawnee Run Creek. A deluge  of rain fell for many hours. The St.  Mary's, St. Josr-ph, and Mauinee rivers  were also over theii banks.  An application has been made in the  Imperial P.irliment for the release of the  Irish political piisouevs on the 60th mini-  versarv of Her Magesty's accessiou' to  the throne, 20th June, U897. Mr. Balfour replying to the application, said that  the time had not yet arrived to consider  what should be done on that occasion.  Al Windsor. Ontario, there is a  rebellion against toll gates. Some  eighteen or twenty farmers in the  vicinity rose up and burned three of  the obnoxious gates together with the  houses of the toll keepers. Without  any attempt at disguise, they broke in  the doors, removed the furniture and  then fired the building. This offence  is punishable with imprisonment for  life.  Cardinal Taschereau's condition has  changed for the worse. Excessive  weakness renders his condition alarming. His Emminence is suliering from  the ailments common to old age; his  strength fails him entirelv. Doctors  term his malady "decrepitude." It  has been an open secret for some time  that he was suffering from both mental and physical decay. His private  physicans say that the remaining days  of the cardinal-archbishop are numbered.  THE TRANSVAAL RAIDERS.  REMENYI.  In large towns people pay five dollars  to hear the great tiddler. Here in Nelson  reserved seats can be had for a dollar and  a half, and the music will be just as good  as thnt played in great cities. In addition to Remenyi himself there nre three  other performers, aud although they are  uot known to us personally, the newspaper reports of their ability show that  they are uo mean artists." Nelson owes a  debt of gratitude to the Oddfellows for  stepping up and finding the necessary  guarantee to induce Remenyi to play  here and. it is to be hoped that the  townspeople will stand by them and fill  up a bumper house next Saturday  evening.  SOUTH AFRICA.  Heavy fighting still continues in the  neighborhood of Buluwayo. Nicholson's  patrol, 300 strong, was checked on Sunday last in a narrow gorge at the north ot  Natoppo hills, leading to Laugu's stronghold. The enemy, in great strength, occupied au impregnable position,(mid tbey  were fully equipped with rifles aud ammunition. The straightuess of their  shooting was remarkable.  The Cape boys (with fNicholson's patrol) cleared the neighboring heights of  the enemy, injuring 20 of the rebels, but  a gallant attempt to force a passage was  checked-by_a._heayy_.fire -Jrom the^caves  studding ��������� the mountain, delivered at  close range.  \. Nicholson' lost five troopers and two  Cape boys in a few minutes. He therefore withdrew his forces aud returned to  camp.  A, meetingj has been held at Cape  Town, iu favor of the reinstatement of  Cecil Rhodes as Chairman of the British  Chartered South African Co.   .  CANADIANS AT BISLEY.  ��������� From a cable received, seven Canadians  shot for the final stakes iu the Queen's  Cup," three succeeding in getting tho  necessary 182 marks at 500 and GOO yards.  They are: Hayhurst, 181; Mitchell,  18.; Munro, 182. Capt, Foster, of the  Surrey Battalion, is leading the second  Heries with 19. marks, In the Graphic  match Hayhurst made 3], and Campbell  31, and-are included in prize winners.  Lients. Weiler nnd Monro nre a tie for  Sir Donald Smith's prize for the best  Canadian score.  Lieut. Thompson, of the Queen's Regiment, Edinburgh, won the Queen's prize  with a total score of 273.  In the final - stage of shooting for the  Queen's prize the following scores were  made at 800 yards, by Canadians: Muuro  30; Hayiiurst,"38; Sgt. Mitchell. 21. At  900 yards: Hayhurst, 37: Sgt, Mitchell.  32; Monro, 29.     *  London.���������In ..the National Rifle Association, competition for the St. George's  prize at Bisley seven competitors, at 500  yards range, made the highest possible  scores ot.35 each. Neill, of the Canadian  RiQe Team, was one of the number.  The other Canadian marksmen's scores  were, as follows: Weiler and Ogg, 33;  MacDonald and Lieut. Mitchell, 32; Ross  Bent. Laugstroth aud Monro, 31; Hayhurst and Harp, 30.  .At the G00 yards range the members of  the Canadian Rilie Team scored as  follows: Huggins, 31; Munroj 30; Sgt.  Mitchell and Armstrong. 29; Ross, 28;  Campbell, Ogg and Runiocls, 27;'- King,  MacDonald'aud Neill, 25; Lieut. Mitchell  and Langstroth, 24: Spearing and Crowe,  23: Bent, 22: Hayhurst 2L; Harp, 20;  Lavers, 17. Lavers aud Mouro both won  tie shots aud have been placed iu the  Queen's 300.  .  Trial and Sentence of Dr. Jameson and  his  Officers.  Dr, Jumeson, Major Sir Johu Willough-  by, Col. R. Grey, Col.H.F. White, Major  R. White and Henry F. Coventry wero arraigned beforo Lord Chief JuslieeRussell,  Baron Pollock and Mr. Justice Hawkins.  The charge against defendants was violation of the neutral ty laws by invading  the territory of the South African repnb  lie. Most of the leading members ot the  bar of Great Brittain have been engaged  either for the prosecution, or defence.  Long before the hour arrived for the beginning of the trial every nook nnd corner  iu the court room allotted to spectators  wns thronged. There were many ladies  among the audience. Sir Edward Clarke,  for the defendants, made a motion to  quash the indictment ou the ground that  it was indefinite in its allegations; it had  not been proved that the Foreign Enlistment act had been proclaimed where the  offence is alleged to have luken place.  Sir Richard Webster, Q. C, Attorney  General, replied on behalf of the Government. When the Attorney-General closed  his argument the court adjourned.  On the reassembly of the court nest  daj, the Lord Chief Justice announced  that he over-ruled the motion of Sir Edward Clarke, Q. C, counsel for the  defendants, to quash the indictment. The  defendants, Dr. Jameson, Maj. Sir Johu  Willonghby, Col. R. Grey, Col. H. F.  White. Major R. White und Henry F.  Coventry then entered pleas of uot guilty.  The Attorney-General, Sir Richard Webster, Q: C-V opened the case for the  prosecution.  After a trial of seven days the Lord  Chief Justice began summiug up. Hie  remarks were distinctly hostile to the  defendants. He began by pointing out  that none of the facts in tbe case again si  the prisoners hud been contested, and  said there was no doubt in regard to  their having taken part in or abetting the  proceedings at Pithuria nnd Mafekiug,  where invading forces were mustered  preparatory to entering the Transvaal.  It was entirely unimportant, In the opin-  of Lord Russell, whether the foreign  enlistment act be proclaimed at the  places named iu 1892. There was uo  doubt the expedition was of a military  character, and whether it was aimed to  overthrow the Transvaal government o:  force a change of laws in the republic, it  was equally au expedition against n  friendly state.  The attendance at the trial of Dr. Jim-  eson and hia associates wus never so  large as today, and the greatest interest  was manifested in the proceedings. The  opening part of Lord Russell's summiug  up, however, and his two hour's recapitulation of the evidence, was uninteiest-  ing, and even Dr. Jameson and the other  defendants dozed nt times.  The jury after haviug retired at about  4:30, returned at about 5:24 and the defendants were hastily summoned.to their  places. The judges came iu five minutes  later and the jurymeu gave nn nffimia-  tive answer tc all the questions which  had been propounded to them by tin-  chief justice; but they added a rider to  the effect that the disturbances at Johannesburg were provocative.  Lord Russell throughout, summed up  most adversley to the rniders nnd concluded with submitting to the jury a series  of questions difficult to answer any way  but affirmatively. After an hour's absence the jury returned aud answered all  the questions in the affirmative. Thereupon the Chi.f Justice said that this fiad-  iug amounted to a verdict of guilty aud  he directed the jury to' so find.  Lord Russell then directed that their  answers were equivalent to a verdict of  -giiiltY.--The-foremau.s'aid_that-they_were_  uot unanimous upou that point, bnt his  lordship (repeated his explanation and  then the jury retired together for about  30 minutes and rendered a verdict of  guilty. Jameson and his co-defendants  were apparently unmoved.  His lordship then passed sentence upon the prisoners. There were absolutely  no demonstrations in the court room  when the prisoners were taken awtiy, or  outside, when they were escorted to the  jail.  Dr. Jameson was sentenced to 15  months' imprisonment without labor;  Major John Willonghby to 10 months,  Major White to 7 months. Captaiu  Henry F. Coventry, Colouel B. Grey aud  Colonel H. F. White to five months each.  The sentences are generally approved ot  though they are more serious for the  military prisouers than for the others i.s  it is considered that they will be cashiered  as well.  A NEW  RAILWAY.  ROCK IN r.LACI..  The. total exports from Kootenay  for July amounted to S203.311. The  rest of the returns were not completed  in time for this issue.  The Coast papers contain au account  of a new line of railway which is designed  partly to connect Victoria with Kootenay  | and further to b. a new transcontinental  | route. It is to be noticed that the coast  terminus "of this liue is, according to  sume journals is Vancouver while .theis  carry it on to Victoria.  However haying started out on its eastward journey it reaches Ladner ou the  Fraser and passes along the south bank  of the river through the fine agricultural  districts of Delta, Surrey, Langley, Mats-  qni, Sumas and Chilliwaek. Faom this  point, it is alleged that a suitable pass  has beeu found by which this liue can be  led to the Nicola Valley and thence  through"the Okanagan, Boundary Creek  and Kettle River country to the' Columbia River.  Ar far as we are concerned in Kootenay  we may say of railroads, aa of smelters,  the more the merrier, as we do not have  to pay for them.' But if there is to be  much more laud allotted as a bonus to  the builders of the- liue, on which the  "Free" miner is not free to locate his  claims, without putting up security for_  compensation, then it would seem advisable to adopt some other method of reimbursing the promoters. The obvious  straightforward course would be that  these gentlemen should look to the pro-  tits from working tlieir line, for their  reward. But this source of income does  not appear to be held in high esteem by  projectors of railways in the west.  The Mining and Scientific Press of  San Francisco makes the following  remarks on the, recent decision of lhe  Chief Justice in. this matter.  Rook in place did mean a. quarter of  actnturyago substantially what the  Chief Justice decides il does now, ��������� but  mineralized country rock was not  known then. Its discovery and the  knowledge we have of its formation  justify the abandonment of the old  delintl ions as not tit ting the condit ions.  In some knowable cases they will fail.  Tbey should be cheerfully abandoned  with the abandonment of the erroneous interpretation of nature that they  defined. In place of the old definit ions  iinike new ones.* R. L. Dunn, in a  paper entitled "The Genesis of Placer  Gold.i' published in this paper in O -  lober, 1894, made this distinction between lode deposits and placers���������a lode  (rock in place), he says is a mineral  bearing deposit in which the presence  of the mineral is due to the operation  of chemical forces alone, and is the  place of primary deposit; and a placer  is a mineral-bearing deposit in which  the presence of the mineral is due to  the operation of the mechanical forces  of nature acting on the lode deposits  defined above, and in reference to them  secondary." This definition has tbe  essential merit of a simplicity that  makes the argument of any suppos-  able case impossible. The evidences of  origin in a very few known eases are  so obscure as to cause differences of  opinion'even between mining experts.  Its use would tend to clarify mining  law and its interpretation. The latter  at present seems to be guided by the  opinions of witnesses, who, no matter  how expert in mining, are, as a rule,  the reverse in knowledge of the meaning of words.  . Chief Justice Davie based his decision ou the opinion of, one of. the  witnesses, testifying as to what he  thought was the meaning of the term  "rock in place." Accepting the definition suggested, the witness would ouly  have had to testify iu answer to the  question: "Was the presence ofthe  mineral due to chemical forces alone,  or had natural mechanical force-  removed it from its original place of  deposit?"  RAILWAYS AND MINERALS.  The Privy Council has just given judge-  meut iu  the case  betweeu  tue Govern  meut aud the E. & N. Railway Co., us to  the ownership ot the precious metals.  Many of the claims in the Alberui dis  t-rict lie within the land granted to the  Duusmuirs for buildiug tue Esqu'iinnlt Hi.  Nauaimo Railway. The grant included  minerals, biit no special mention wiih  made of the precious metals. The Duns-  mmrs contended that gold and .ilwi  were included iu their grant and thai  free miners could only prospect for aud  miue the same with their permission.  The Supreme Court here however decided against the Railway Compauy, by  whom the case was carried to tbe J ndicial  Committee of .the Privy Council bj  whom the decision of the Supremo Court  has beeu upheld.   ,  Thi- settles the question as the Privy  Couucil. is the nighest aud ultimate  court of appeal in the realm.  GOVERNMENT LAND SALE.  Messrs. Charles A. Waterman & Co.,  have received instructions from theChiei  Commissioner of Lands and Woiks io  oiler for sale by auctiou a long list, of  Government lots iu the townsite ot Nelson. The sale will take place about the.  end of August, of which full  paiticnlars  will-be given ,i,he--upset-pi,ice..on_e.v.e.rj:.  lot has beeu fixed nt $100.  THE  GOVERNMENT   AND   THE  DRAINS.  Dr.' LaBau has had a letter from the  Government informing him that the  nuisance arisiug from che maiu sewer  down'Ward Creek gulch shall be attended to at once. To meet the cost of this  the Government proposes to assess the  adjoiuiug property.  MINING NOTES.  The output of the Rand for June was  103,010 ounces, n falling off of 1,30*8  ounces from last month and 7.3(H) less  than lhe corresponding month of 1 tsi>.">.  It will be a revelation to most'Canadians to learn that we have a very rich  gold-producing country iu Nova Scotia.  According to M.r. IJell, who isaiecog-  nized authority ou mining matters, some  six or seven companies are doing remarkably well. Among them are the Richards  aud Brooktield Niining, Association, the  New Edgertou aud tlie Golden Lode.  Unfortunately, from a Canadian standpoint; all these mines aro owned- by  American capital, the British aud Canadian investor, as usual, standing aside  until the Americans had proved that gold  existed iu paying quantities, just "as they  did until recently in the Kootenny  -ouutry. As n rule, all the mines in  Nova Scotia were producing gold in far  better condition than ever before, aud,  while there was no prospect of a boom,  the outlook wns for a- most valuable  addition to the country's wealth.  LOCAL   NEWS.  COLONIAL JUDGES AND THE PRIVY  COUNCIL.  A   special   cable   from London   says:  ���������'Rt.   Hon.   Joseph    Chamberlain    has  secured the sanction of the  government  j to the appointment of Canadian,  South  ''African  and ...ustriilinii judges to   the  j judicial committee of tin;  privy council.  , f he chief justice of the Cape is. i'l ready ���������  . appointed.     The   government   here   i6 j  ; waiting to receive Mr.   banner's nomiu- ',  . ation'of a Canadian judge.    It has been j  . suggested that it would  he fitting  were i  I Hon   Mr. Blake's talents and  services!  I recognized."  A court of Assizes will be held in  Nel-ou ou the ISih inst.  J- Malhes-n left ou Monday to visit  his hume iu ihe East.  J. W. R.igfis of Pilot. May is going  to start, in liiisiness ul Sun .a. ���������  Mr. James Dawson, of the Halycon  Hot Springs, is spending a few days  iu Nelson.  Mi. Justice Drake leaves today.for  the coast. His place here will be filled  probably by the Chief Justice.        ;, ���������  Among the visitors from the coast  are Messrs. Dunn, of Vancouver iind  Tillon, of Victoria.  Mr. MacVicar has takeu u house in  towu aud will bring bis family from  Aiusworth to reside here next week.  The proprietor of The Minku adVu-  tises a share iu the paper for sale, or he  is willing to lease the wtiole plaut.  Capt. and Mrs. Troup left on Wednesday for a visit to Europe. At'the  same lime Miss Troup returned to her  home iu Vancouver, Wash. ������������������'  Mr. G. O. Buchanan has now got all  departments .of his sawmill ' iuto .full  operation and lumber of all kinds can be  obtained from hnn.  The Rev. Father Poitras desires to say  that he returns his most sincere tha'-k_  to the (iiiblic iu general for their kind  patronage at the Bazaar.  The Ladies Hospital Aid will meet on  Monday (next) 3rd August 189. ut thu  Euglish Chuich, The ladies of Nelsou  are earnestly iuvited to afteud.  Our Rossland namesake has changed  its size and now comes out' us u -ix  column eight page "folio" paper. -It is  filled with accounts of the chief mines oC  Trail Creek.  Dr. LaBau was the fortuu������te winner  of a very handsome gold headed ebouy  walking stick which was offered lis a  prize by the young ladies ut the CaUiuli-  Bazaar to the most favorite bachelor.]  The net prot'us ou the Sunday School  fienic, which was held at Balfour ou  Tuesday last amounted to $44 75. This  sum hns beeu hauded lo Mr. A.'.H.  Clements, treasurer of the Kooteuay  Luke General Hospital,  We understand I hat the B.C. Socjety  of Mining Engineers meets here.'.'_nn  Monday, though we have had .".-no  official" notice of their doing so. nor  have we heard of any - arrangements  for them being made. .  Mr. Eric Chaplin, sou of the Rt.  Hon. Henry Chaplin M. P., President of  the Local Govennneutt'_Board-. in-.the  fmperial Cabiuet, is visiting the Kootenay couittrv. lie is accompanied by his  cottsiu Air. Charles Chapliu.  I). C. Murray whilst teaming foi* the  Nel.-on Sawmill Co.', met with a "sad .  accident. A piece of stick kicked up'by  one ot thc horses struck him in the eye  causing such an injury that the eye was  taken out by Drs. Arthur and Symoiids.  He.is uow doiug well.  The Prospector makes its appearance  this week under the uew name of the  Rosslauder. It' has some remarks "to  nuike upou the assumption of, by uew  journals, the names of existing papers.  It is a pity that the Kosshmder's sentiments are not planted in all journalistic  bosoms. ���������  i  We have received from the Queen.s  Printer a copy of ihe Statutes !of'  British Columbia for 1890. We do not.  know who is lesponsible foi the index,  but as has often been pointed out Ije-  JCoi'P.i__the_.metliotl adopted is clumsy  "and might easily bcTfiiproved^uponVt"  Mr. Hugh Sutherland who is well  known throughout Canada as the promoter of the Hudsons' Bay,Railway,  is making Nelson his headquart tii-s  with a view of thoroughly examining  the resources of the Kootenay cquiiLry.  Mrs. .Sutherland accompanies her  husband.   .  A young man named Hugh Ritchie  died in the Hospital last night.from in-  ilammalion of the brain. He wus  admitted on Tuesday last when ci__ u  delirious condition. There is nothing  to shew the cause ot the disease, but itis  conjectured tbat tb3 unfortunate man,,  who had been placer ^mining dowu the  river, must,have eaten some. poisonous  berries. :  There are several important miniiig  deals now under negotiation, whiclr.if  carried through will make a material  difference to this.coutii ry. As is oiily  natural, the principals desire that ho  publicity be given to the proceeding*  until t-liey are completed: .Mining  engineers and financiers do not all go-  '���������hunting ducks with a bras-s hand" as  a local wit remarked of a notorious  capitalist.       " -  (iXz1^T-FEl<(_rricEs.  ll^rom llie II. C.  Gazette of 231U July lSKI] "  APPOINTMENTS.  ((The Hon. Theodore Davie, Chief  Justice, is appointed, Administrator of  the Government during the absence of  Hon. Edgar Dewdney.   .  NEW  INt'OKrOKATIOSS.  The Independent Mining Co., Ld.  Capital Sl.OOO.COO in one dollar shares.  Head ollice. New Westminster. B. C.  Directors, J. li. Kennedy. Louis Williams, H. L. de Beck all of. New  Westminster.  THE WEATHER.  The week has been line throughout  with a gradually increasing temperature. -  July  tiik  ���������MO.MI-  '!'������������������!_  ���������j;-M:ix ...  . .us =  Min  _Ji���������         ....  71-"'  _ll _        ...  XII "  :ju-       ....  .TIP  :���������������  -.1 =  1 ���������      ���������  .80-  ...It*  .Hi *  ..48**  . .ill ���������>  . ..V) ���������>  Aug.   1-  80-     - iO*-  Tliuso rcaitincs sire taken at S> u. in. and con-  --<|iieutly rcjit-bcnt. the  hiulicKt and - lo������--*.t  I t-inperiiiuro durin-; the preceding 21 hours.  1 -ft THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY,   AUGUST, i, 1896.  1 Leave My Master.  Continued frt ni last week.  down loneliness and desolation send me  to the czar's dominions, and I'll novor  ask to see anything worse. I was glad  onough when tho houso camo in sight nt,  last���������a long white building, for all tlio  world like three or four bungalows plunked together. Thoro was an attempt at a  bit of garden round about it, and what  the people would havo culled a park beyond that; but it was not- until yon woro  inside the house that the means of tho  lady who kept, it were displayed; and  that they wore'11 rat-class 1 never had a  doubt. Itwas a mansion lit for an Kng-  ll.li iio-1-itiiui; and many's the iinlilc-  mnn'K place I'vo beon lnio that wasn't a  patuli upon it. As for Sir Nicolas, he  was beside himself from tlio start, and  when 1 took him up his hot water for  dinner, ho could do nothing but tulk  ttbout lt.  "It's boautiful quarters we've found,  entirely," said he, "and protty people.  I don't suppose yo'vti much to say about  the money here. Faith, I'm boginning  to wish I wns cho general myself. There's  20,000 goes with tho girl, the count  tells me, and tho rovorsion of tho place.  It's many qualities in a wifo I could dis-  penso with at a price liko that"  "So she's to marry a goneral, sir?"  asked L  "No one else." said ho, "bo* Gen.  Stolltzoflf, that was against G:un������n "Pacha  before Plevna. A great man, t. ith as  many modals on his coat as I havo buttons."  "He wouldn't be young, sir," I suggested.  "He would bo 55, I'm told, and young  at that It was her father's wish on his  doathbed that she should have him; and  she leads him the devil's own dance,  from all I hear. Truth, she's a very  sweet little woman���������and then there's the  money."  "In the wedding soon,   sir?"   I  asked.  "It"- for to-day week,   but we'll  have  ���������MAniiMOISlil.l.l- IS I'I.EIickdto Ml-i; ���������RS"I'FI!R.  gay times between. They dance to-morrow when the general comes from Novgorod-lucky devil tliut he is."  After this, ono'did not want to be very  clever to learn how the land lay with  him.. I believe ho was in love with  Marya Fouzatov from the start; and it's  no wonder if ho was. A daintier little  thing never stepped out of a drawing-  room than thc girl I saw go iuto dinner  that night. It was as good as a play to  watch him and the count running after  her like lapdogs, now ono, now tho other  d.uicing attendance on her, nnd pluming  himself that his was tho winning hand.  Her sweetheart, you'must know, was still  away at Novgorod, whoro liis regiment  was, und tho other two did tlieir best to  console lior. Not that sho wanted much  of that sort of thing, for a wickeder littlo  flirt never lived, as Sir Nicolas Stoolo  may have found out by this time. 'But  thoy weren't bchiudhund in giving her  the lead, as the Irishman would say; and  the way the throe of thom went it was a  thing to remember.  This, I must toll you, was on the flrst  night of our arrival at Mme. Fouzatov's  house. They had put mo in a* good room  In the servants' quarters, but I was out  In tho gardons all. dinner time, and littlo  went on that I did not know about. Not  that I found my company dull, for the  "placo "was���������chock_"full "of"servants, and7  though I didn't understand u word of  the   lingo, I made myself at   home liko  one o'clock.'There's'1!! powor of language  in the squeeze of a pretty woman's hand,  and a kiss on a dark staircase is worth a  mint of,.''parlez-vous" any day. I found  myself all the bettor with the "frying-  pans" for want of their, chatter, and  twenty-four hours hadn't passed beforo I  was best man with the lot of them.  Nevertheless, my chief business was to  ��������� koop my cye on Nicky, aud all tho pretty  housemaids in Russia would not have  held mo from that.  It wus this last consideration which  od mo on the night after our arrival to  offer my help to the others who woro  waiting and serving at tho grand bnll to  bo kIvcii to the geiferul and the bridegroom  that was to be,. I had determined that I  would seo " all that was to bo scon, and  when I hud dressed Sir Nicolas I found"  it useful to hang about the corridors and  the entrance to tho baflrooin. Jn this  way 1 had a good view of the old genoral  himself when ho arrived about eight  o'clock���������a flue, noble looking old fellow,  who carried his years like feathers, and  had kindness and courage written all  over his splendid face. I thought ut the  time that Miss *-Murya "didn't exactly  burst into team-When sho saw him, and  this 1 will say.now,* that sho, and sho  alone, was responsible for all that happened .that night aud afterwards. She  gavo lii'm tho cold shoulder cfroni' the  start of it; she danced throe times running with Count Fedor and-twice with'  Sir Nicolas. I don't believe sho spoke  Ave words to her intended from tho time  ho arrived until the doors of tho dining-  room were thrown open for supper. You  could see with half an eyo that a storin  was brewing, and burst it did with a  vengeance not ton minutes .after midnight had struck.  Up-' to this time the general had kept  his temper liko a man. In all that great  ball-room, sparkling with lights aud  jewels and wonderful gowns and dazzling  uniforms, there was no finer follow than  he. "While swaggering guards iii snow-  white tunics clustered around him, and  Cossacks aired their splendid coats, and  little whipper-snappers danced about all  sprinkled over with gold aud jewels, ho  was tho man of the evening. LTprighr, a  good slx-foet in his shoes; wearing a dark  green uniform that fitted his figure like a  glove; there was -always a kindly smile  u'uout his eyes, ami u manliness in his  bearing whicli did you good to soo. Not  once in that long evening did he betray  himself by look or gesture. Even when  'the girl he was to marry passed him on  ���������iiottor kuu-'i ana and g*T������ hlta an* of  her impudent nods, he merely bowed-, to  her and went on smiling. Only when  suppor-time came did ho push himself  forward at all���������and then it was to ofTor  her his arm that he might tako hor into  the dining-room.  Now, in the sceuo that followed,  whether the girl acted as sho did because  she disliked the man, or whether it was  pure deviltry on "hor pare, I havo never  beon able to convince mysolf. All I can  say is that whon tlio genoral stepped up  to Alarya and olTorod hor his arm, she  turned away from him to tho count; and  so thc two mon woro face to faco almost  at the doorway whore I stood.  ��������� I write that tlioy woro faco to fuce, tlio  old man still smiling; tho young one hot  with uiiKcr and with excitement. But it  it, was the count who spoko first���������und In  French, as all the folks in tho ball-room  did that night.  |'l am sorry, general," said he. bowing  with u snoorlng politeness which mudo  you mad to see, "hut mademoiselle is  plodged to mo for supper. "  "Indeed," said tho other, "and by  what right, monsieur?"  "Oh, that is a quostlon I should not  discuss horo."  "Nor I," repliod tho general, speaking  ow, and bonding dowu towards him.  In the same moment I saw tho old fellow  tlick the count on the right cheek with  his glovo. Five minutes later his carriage was taking him  buck to Novgorod.  'iiiore is no nood for mo to tell you all  that followed this bitter littlo scene. It  was just as though you had oponed the  windows of tho ball-room and lot in the  falling snow. While hot more than ten  people had witnessed tho mishap, the  story of it was round tho houso beforo  half an hour had passed. It brote up tbe  ball like a death might have done. I  saw Mine. Pouzatov herself weeping  hysterically as sho went to her room.  Her daughter still carried on defiantly  with the count; but itwas plain that she  was scared and half sorry. The others  made haste to call their carriages; or  formed little groups to discuss the thing  without gesture. The servants crept about  liko mutes at a funeral. Wo all know  tha**, tho night could end but iu one way.  \bo men must light.  PAItT   IL  _t was broad daylight that morning beforo any of us got to bed. As for myself I don't bolieve I took my clothes ofif.  Not that I cared a penny pieco whether  the general shot tho count or tho count  shot tho general; but there was so much  excitement and talk and running here  and there that sleep was far from my  eyos. And so it was with my master. I  wont to his bedroom at eight o'clock and  found him still in his uniform, sitting  at his writing table and drinking coffee.  Though he spoke careless enough, you  could see that ho was shaking to his  finger tips with excitement; and aftor I  heard him out, I knew well whore he  came into it.  "Hildebrand," said he, "I'm to drivo  to Novgorod in an hour. The count has  asked mo to act for him."  "Thon they aro to moot sir?"  said L  "Was any otlier course possible?" cried  ho. '"Tis not with bank clerks or bishops that we're dealing, but with gentlemen that havo gentlemen's means for  their quarrels."  "But the genoral is his superior officer.  Tho count can't fight with him, sir-at  least, that's the talk below."  "Which is nonsense, yo may tell them  from me. "Tis a caso whore we'll havo to  got permission from tho authorities, and  that will not bo refused. Suro, the lady is  likely to bo looking for a husband whon  tho week is gono. "  "What   about  the count in   that   case. ,  sir?"  Ho   looked   at  mo  slyly, as he  could I  6omotinies. I  "I doubt, that sho'li marry the count,"  said he, and that, was all.  That was all. but if he  thought that I  M. R. SMITH $. CO.  Biscuit Manufacturers.    c  WEITB    -FOJR  PRICE   XjIST.  VICTORIA        -        B.C. (212)  High Class Music.  Remenyi  The Famous Hungarian  Violinist.  Arrangements have been made  j.|   by which   this   threat   master accompanied  by   eminent  vocalists  ,(   will  visit Nelson on  SATURDAY, AUG. 8TH, 1896  Further particulars in future  annoucetnent,  FRED WILLIAMSON  ���������Has   Opened Up In���������  Gent's   =  ������  =  Furnishings,  In the Store Lately Occupied by  the Telegraph Office   on  Baker Street. %l  Latest an Lady's Belts & Blouse Sets  A Full Line of 1847 Rogers Bros.' Table Ware.  .   Watch Repairing a Specialty,   All Work Guaranteed.  JACOB DOVER'S, BAKER ST., NELSON.  (2tf)  Fish -_*_  With tackle that will catch   Ftsh=   Braided Linen  Lines,   Braided Silk  Lines,  Flies, Reels, Sinkers, Devon  Baits, and Leaders.  Mi' PASTIME IN ItUSSIA.  did not road up the rest ho must havo  taken mo fori! fool. "Nicky," said I  to mysolf, "you'ro playing for your own  hand. Sho won't, marry tho general  now, anyway. If he shoots the count,  yon'ro. aluno in tho _f.ild.' And there's  '���������."���������0,001) goes with hor. So you might do  worse thiiu that."  It was a now" idea to me entirely; and  I must say that it stuck in rny head all  that morning, and was still there when  he iind tho two that had been.wiih him  came homo from- Novgorod about six in"  tho evening. Tho.day had'been a miserable one, wet and cold and chill; and tlio  house was quiet as the grave.- "Not onco  tho whole morning through did I seo  Miss .Marya or hor mother. Tho guests  who had rcinninutl over night went away  after breakfast.. Tho only conversation  -wns tho question whethor the count would  kill tho general, or tho general kill tho  count. And-I, who had not oared a snap  "tho day - before, found''myself ,as- busy  thinking about it as the rost of them.  For if tho count fell,���������Sir'Xiculas would  stay in Kussia. I would havo staked my  ifo upon that.  My muster came homo at six o'clock,  as I have said, and his flrst words to me  told mo whut lio had dono.  "I have a caso of pistols in my bag"  said ho "and I would bo glad to know if  they're to bo trusted. Yo may amuso  -yourself for ten minutes knocking the  bark oil tho trees with them." "Thon  it's justols they've chosen, sir?"  "'Tis so, and the old ^Muscovite conditions���������15 pacos and a line to  come up to.  - You'll   be   ready   to  leave  with   me   at  dawn."  ��������� "Do you drive far sir?"  "Four miles to the woods we passed In  the carriage on the road ho re. The count  goes with us. Whether he'll return God  only knows. 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Prompt attention to all orders.  the Mcdowell, atkins, watson, co  IO AND 12 CORDOVA STREET,.  600 GRANVILLE STREET.  417  HASTINGS STREET  127  VANCOUVER, B. C.  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 oC which have never before  appeared in nny.Directory or Trade Reference Book  with Location, Population Sr.n.. " "  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 6000 Business  and Professional  Firms, Full Names of Partners, Kinds of  Business,  Street Address in Cities.  PUBLISHED BY  THE  MERCHANTS'    ���������..   AGENCY,  VANCOUVER AND VICTORIA. (056)  372  That is whh,t a Vancouver  & man said about his ad in  Good Results'   the miner. THE MINER, NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY, AUGU  ^Iti. -fttncr.  THE MINER is printed on Saturdays and  will be mailed to any address in Canada or  the Uni'ed States, for one year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  CONTRA CI ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rale of $1 per column inch,per  month.  TRANSIENT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of /j cents per nonpareil  tine first insertion, und /o cents per line for  each subsequent insertion. Advertisements  running Jor shorter periods than three  , months are classed transient.  *LL COMMUNICATIONS to the. Editor  must be accompanied by the name anf address ol the writer, not necessarily for  publication, but  as evidence of good jaiih.  PRINTING turned out in first-rate style a'  the shortest notice.  ADDRESS  .he Miner Printing * Publishing Co  NELSON.    B.C.  A NEW MINING COUNTRY.  South Aiisl.fl.li.il is rut hera misnomer.  Thc .colriny stretches from the shores  of the groat Australian Bight in llu*  south clear away to the tropical sens-  that wash J he Malay Archipelago. Tin*  extreme length of tho colony is little  short of 2000 mill's. The northern  part of this t.'.ritnry is very litth'  known. Its climate is torrid, water is  scarce. Fever, blacks, and every  imaginable kind of insect and leplile  pests abound. There, in this almost  inaccessible land, like tlie princess of  the fairy tale, immured in a castle  with unbreakable walls and guarded  by dragons and all the spells of magicians, is fgold. If tho reports are true  it is the richest country yet discovered.  About a dozen West Australian Financial Companies, including the \V.  A. Joint Stock Trust and the W. A.  Gold Fields have formed a gigantic-  syndicate to opeiate in the country.  The public is not asked to subscribe a  farthing. All the necessary capital has  been privately subscribed many times  over. If the story of tlie wealth of  the northern territory is fabulous, thr  prospectus of tho company is Cyclopean. The estimates of futuie yields  are not gathered from assay tests of a  few pounds or even hundredweights,  but the results of tests of thousands  of tons are given, In speaking of one  group of mines reference is made in  the crushing of 5000 tons. The result  of this by the way was between 0 and  T.ounces.1 Another group sends a mill  test of (5000 tons, while from one of the  smaller ones, only ten* tons resulted in  producing 3000 ounces, ft is scarcely  too much to say that no company has  every been brought out with such  strong backing.  ROOTS NAYS RISE..  The Spokesman Review writing of  British Columbia mines, says that,  "aside from South Africa there has  been no mining section in the world  which has come so quickly to tlie  front." With all due deference to our  daily cont.einporaiy we submit that  as far as time is concerned, the fame  of Kootenay has become known very  much more rapidly than that of the  Rand. _ It is practically but three  years ago that some of the prospects  of Kootenay   bi'CaiTfeTTnim^s-aml~slTip7  ..ping began, yet here she is today  talked of all overthe world and written about in all the leading journals.  It was fully ten years before South  Africa reached the same position.  The matter is . certainly nothing to  brag about, though it may well form  subject for congratulation, hor is it  to be supposed that the success of a  goldlield is to be measured by its notoriety. The reason.is not far to seek.  Kootenay started in close proximity  to the United States and within easy  reach of several transcontinental railways. The 'mines of the Rand were  in a foreign and hostile country,  almost* ...unknown, hundreds of miles  from  a  coast   which  itself  was   only  .reached ufter an ocean voyage of at  least three weeks,  . __.  N0TKS.  There are four properly (nullified  doctors in Nelson and yet the'people  Will go and chuck their dollars away  buying quack medicine to cure imaginary diseases.  Somebody in "search ' of an excitement has been inventing a story to the  effect that an error had been disco v-  in the. International boundary line,  and that Rossland was really in Ununited States.,  Mr. Bostock is organizing an expedition from Toronto and Montreal to  visit the Kootenay country. The C.  P."R. is showing a liberal spirit in the  matter of rates and before long we  may expect that the merchants and  financiers of the east will become personally acquainted with the great El  Dorado of the west of which hitherto  they have only heard.  Balfour in the last pai liu'iiieut but  one, and which went to wreck with  the conservative government, Tt  practically settles the Irish quest ion  It alleviates all the agrarian causes of  trouble arid really gives the Irishman  more local self government than that  possessed by his brothers in Great  Britain. But it does not give the  Irish agitator a billet for life with a  good salary and nothing to do which  is what those gentlemen want.  A committee appointed by'*'a muss  meeting in Vancouver has drawn up  a memorial to the Government asking  that the tax on Chinese be raised from  $50 to SjiiVX) a head. This laller is the  sum charged in the Australian colonies for permitting a Chinaman to  land and it has proved eflieaeious  there in preventing the rush of Mongolians that, threatened at one time to  be a serious trouble. If Chinamen  would stick to gardening, laundry and  domestic work, we could always find  room for a few and some reservation  might be made in diminishing the tax  io those who continued to work in this  line, but thore can scarcely be two  opinions about the advantage of keeping out the general rush.  One" of the lastaets of the late Government was to create a very large  number uf Queen's Counsel. On the  list were some to whom the honor is  due, but there were many young men  who have hardly been in the profession as yet long enough to win the  distinction, though they give eveiy  promise of arriving at the silk some  dny. There were others who weie, in  the public opinion not at all lit for the  honour. The first two classes of barristers very much dislike to be in the  Sfiine "batch" as these hitter, and it  would seem therefore wise to cancel  the whole list. The Government however hesitates to do so lest it should be  accused of political spite, as nearly all  the proposed Q. C's were supporters of  the Conservative party.  rl'<-| I.S.SIONAI,   4AKIIS.  /".1.EO.   A.  It.   II ALU    PHVSK'TAN  VST*  -ii.'H.on,   Ulii.o   C. & K.  I'uililini;.   up  s.aii--. L*_,i|  a      ".viiEALr.rcit,  BAIimSTKl*  ...li.it.or, Kaslo, 13. C.  AND  ���������ill  ASSAYING.      UOI5H1NS&  J..ANG.     AS-  saycrs   to   War EukIu  and  Associated  Companies, Kossliiiid 1851)  ���������VTOUMAN & NORMAN, MINING AND  !_> Stock Hrokeis, Hold Spokaue. Spokane,  \Vi,.-]i-   T-lcplioi-c lilT. LW5]  MA HON, MuFAIib.Wl) Sc MAHON. LTD.,  Mining and Share Hrokers, Vancouver,  II. U.   Meinbei-K Slock Kx.hiiiiKe. 380  OIURAIjD     AND     l'KASK,  GENERAL  .��������� Commission, and K.w:iiilii>g Agents,  Wlioltisaln Jobbers in Groceries and Provisions  Revelstoke million. I'**02'  J" 10NKI* C. bAIU**K, MliiinKlIrokcrofUi-  .J Victoria Slock Kxcluui_o of Hritisli Columbia. Ld. J.bly. OMIce, _l. Lungley .sired,  Victoria, II. C. 371  G1 KO. SIIEDDEN. STOCI. AND SHAUJ.  f Broker, Victoria, il. Cl. (Member of tlie  13. C. Sock KxcliiuiKv of Victoria.) Clients  interests carefully guarded and settlements  promptly made. Sliaies at latest quotations.  355  Do You Want To Borrow.  It is as easy to pay on* a Loan on our plan as  it is to pay rent. A $-C0 loan costs $7.50 per  month and pays on" principal and ii.tcrcst in  8 years, other sums in proportion, time of pay  ment, limited to 8 years. First mortgage  improved property only. Ask tor prospectus.  *\V. J. G DICKSON,  Agent Equitable Savings & Building Association, ***4  TENDERS  $5510.1G  833.81  3-1.93  261-.2.  1104.20  VH2.G2  1911.23  ���������M0O.U0  The London Mining World has a  complimentary article on British  Columbia but it goes for two recent  associations formed to do business  here in the following terms; Two or  three concerns have been floated  recently for the purpose of exploiting  British Columbia, but they are not  such as we can recommend to our  reader's. The. London and British  Columbia Goldfields is one of them  with respect to which the aimounce-  ��������� cut is mad-��������� that "the first batch of  leiiurs of allot ment and regret (?) have  ii'i-n posted." We understand the  postboy was not overladen with his  luirden, and our sympathy is with the  allottees and not with him. The shares  wc think, will shortly be bought at a  heavy discount. AVe have much the  same opinion of "Pioneer Development and Exploration Co. of British  Columbia," which actually quotes the  prices of some excellent West Australian companies, as though that had  any bearing on the comyany in question. Investors should wait for something better than these two doubtful  ventures.  At a prohibition convention recently  held in Toronto, it was decided to take  a plebiscite of the Dominion on the  question as to whether the sale, of  liquor is to be permitted or not. Now  thisisaform of obtainingtheopinion of  the public, which is foreign to our con-  sLilution and for thc prober manage-  ment of which no provisions exist. A  plebiscite is a vote of (he whole people  yen, or nay, upon a specified subject,  and if the whole of the pecple would  vote, no better method could be adopted of getting at the national mind.  But everyone will not vote. By far  the greater number of the people,-  knowing that nothing will come of it,  are indifferent. It therefore becomes  simply a vote of the faddists on the  particular question iit issue, It is  likely therefore, that if-a plebiscite is  taken the astouiuiing result wil lhe arrived at that Canada has "forsaken sack.''  With this, we British Columbians  desire to have nothing to do: We  Iiave no intention whatever of giving  up" whiskey, nor do we cure to mix ourselves up with nil the fads that exist  in the older provinces. ' We sincerely  trust that all rubbish of this kind may  stop short of the Rockies.  ESTATE OF R. E. LEMON.  rpiIE ASSIGNEE will sell by Tender at  L Nelson, 13. C, on Thursday, August 6th,  l_.Mi.nt 12 o'clock, noon, the Stock, Hook-Accounts, Fixtures and l'lant.'as per the following  list:���������  Hardware,      ....  Tinshop,  Tools and Stock  Crockery and Glassware  Groceries and Cigars  Boots and Shoes'  Dry Goods and Furnishings    ���������  Plant Etc.,       ....  llook Accounts, Good,  $23������57.57  Terms; 2, I. and 6 months with interest at 7  per cent, secured to  the  satisfaction  of the  Assignee.  Inventory and Stock can be seen at thc office  of R. K. Lemon, Nelson, B. C.  Separate tenders -will also be received for the  Store and Lot at Ro.-sland and for two stores  and two lots at Nelson, including Warehouses  and Kuril. Any further particulars can be obtained from  GEO. MCFARLAND,  Agent for A. C. Fluincrfclt,  Assignee Estate H. K. Lemon.  Nelson, B. C, June 21th, 18'JG. 387  NOTICE  The time for receiving tenders for the stock  etc., of tlie above estate Iims been extended until Thursday, tith August next. The highest or  any under not necessarily accepted.  geo. McFarland. "  Nelson, B. C. July 17   1800.  Money to Loan  Birbeck Investment,  Security & Savings Co.  Arthur R. Sherwood,  AGENT,  jiwim;. Mi-KniT*.  It is fully expected that Mr. Balfour's  Irish Land bill will become law. It is  possible that it may receive some mauling in the Lords, but it will come out  all right. The. bill is probably much  the same as the cne introduced by Mr.  The Socialist congress    in   London  came J to  an untimely end.    Class dis-"  Unctions are very* finely drawn among  these gentry aud the Socialists refused  with great propriety, to have anything  to do  with  anarchists.    But many of  these  latter  had   travelled   fiom   far  countries  to  attend  the  meeting and  were  exceedingly. perturbeel at being  refused admittance.    They vowed that  if you  were to upset the social fabric,  it made little difference whether y������ii  toppled  it over  front  ways   or back-  ways.     But   the    Socialists   thought  otherwise and as  they were the most  numerous,      their     ideas    prevailed.  | Being denied access to the main body  ! of the hall, the. anarchists boughtseats  ' in the gallery reserved for spectators  i and from that coign of vantage took a  j hand  in the proceedings.    Things be-  \ came very lively and nearly everyone  spoke  at once."   The   chairman   was  provided ^vvith   a   huge   railway   bell  with    which   he   added   to   the   din.  Eventually the meeting was adjourned  the chairman being understood to rule  a motion  passed for that purpose.    It  would be as  well for those who want  to govern the world to learn to govern  j themselves.  W. J. G. DICKSON.  O     -  REAL ESTATE,  COMMISSION AGENT,  MINING  BROKER.  BEALEY BLOCK, BAKER ST.  ISTELSO-ST, 33. O.     1335]  W. A. JOWETT  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKER  1-SI1HA-CE and ��������� ��������� ���������  COM)!ISSI4)'*'" Al'E-T.  VICTORIA ST.,  31*  NELSON. B. C.  E. A. POWYS & CO.  *isriEi_so_sr, b. c.  ���������Alining Agents and Sharebrokers,  Insurance, Real Estate. Commission  and Alining Machinery Agents.  A Register kept with full particulars of Claims.  SALES NEGOTIATED.  202)  P. G. LIDNER  MINING   ENGINEIR   AND   METALLURGIST.  SPECIALTY  Gold Mining & Gold Extraction.  nelson, b. c. ���������***������������������  383  Nelson, B. C  Bazaar.  In   aid  of  the  THE  funds  of  CATHOLIC CHURCH  Will be held in the Church  Wednesday and Thursday.  JULY 29th and 30th.  T AWRENCE HARDWARE TO.   1  (From   L^th bridge.)  j    Is now open for business with full*lines of  t  Shelf & Heavy Hardware,   *  Stoves and Tinware, : Paints and Oils.,  t  ADMISSION FREE  isic, Ice Gream ni Gale  IN THE EVENING:  40.  Ttll. UNC LASS ED  By Gjcokc.I- C'ishinc  Well worth reading is this new  work  by the clever l.n^lish author.  OLD MELBOURNE MEMORIES      .  Bv Rom-* Boldkewooi.  Is the lat est work of t h is popular ant hor  HIS HONOR AND A LADY  By Saka JeanS'ettk.Dl'N-ant  Are some of the new books offered by  THOMSON   STATIONERY  CO. LD.  NELSON, -        -        - B. C,  also VANCOUVER. [3C2]  Clarke Hotel,  Josephine St,, Nelson.  Enlarged, redecorated and  fitted throughout with the  electric light. Every modern  convenience. Special rates  for hoarders.  -S   MRS. CLARKE,  Late of Royal Hotel, Calgary  BAKER STREET.    -     -   NELSON, B. C.  0 WHOLESALE _*V*ISr������_> *R*ElT_r__I3_.- \ V  *v%^v%%%%%%%%%%%%%*4%^  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, -  - - Manager.  JOHN  HIRSCH,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  NELSON  uo  Office:  AND   ROSSLAND, B. C.  KELLY, DOUGLAS & CO.  ���������v-____srcoxr*v*E*B. b. a." :  WHOLESALE    GKOCEUS    AND   DIRECT  IMPOKTERS FROM  China,   India  aiid Japan.  A Full Stock of Groceries, Cigars, Cigarettes,  Tobaccos, Etc.  Prompt AH-'iuii>m t������ .ill Or-li-r*.  [������2!l]  NELSONJ-OTS.  NOTICE.  o ~  Having appointed \V. 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.  400        - F. C. INNES.  ANTOINE MAURIE  Gleaning g Bepri..,  Dry Goods. Clothing, Etc-,  \tM AM* -.'4:OM������ n*M>.  NELSON  (293)  B. C.  THE BON TON  RESTAURANT.  Open    Day    and    Night.  TABLE D' HOTE.  "*-***-"  BREAKFAST. - T TO II  LUNCH, '2 TO 2  DINNER. 6 1*08  BOARD FROM $6.00 UP.  MISS   :M_   -WC-   DtTFF.T,  I'KOPKIKTKK-S.  * (230)  WANTED -Old, Silver, Copr or Coal Properties.  WILLBIYj; or promote Company to tale ore.  WILOANDLE Bonds of Electric Steam or Hoise Car Railways,  WILL BUILD Waterworks or Float Bonis of Same.  MO  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.  WKITK TO _-. *l  LIEBKK*-  TELKUKAPIIHJ CII'IIKI'-J  BUO.H-1 -OI-.S-I- IIVIH: If LOOK,  SFOIC-A-lSrS, -W___S_-T.  31"  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE & CO,  S, _J. corner Baker and Josephine streets,  NELSON, B. C.  REAL ESTATE,  FINANCIAL AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Loana negotiated on Nelson properly.   Collections made.   Conveyancing documents drawn up  Town Lot- Lands and Mining Claims Handled on Commission.  TURNER. BEETON & CO.  Wholesale Merchants Only.  I  >*-2 -  Sole Agents for B. C. for Brown's  scotch.  -^���������&������������������  -AND  (248)  -1-1.  ^m^m^m^m^mi^m^m^m^m'^m^m^m^  N ELSON       ^ESTAUHaWT  The only Kestaurant that does not employ Chinese,  and in consequence is serving more meals than any  other house in town.  CALL AND GET A  M  E-  A  *��������� Lv%%^%%%v5  J. Squire  .v,      - - O    *  HAS RECEIVED  HIS SPRING STOCK OF'   .  SCOTCH TWEEDS, SERG-E    WORSTEDS  '���������'**���������'.   AND TROUSERINGS.  Manhattan Investors & Securities Co.. Ld.  *   .    *���������  ,  PRICES    - -  *  TWEED SUITS      -  -  -      $25.00 UP  SERGE SUITS  -  $27.00 "  17 and 19 Broadway,  , New York Gity.  379   '  COR. BAKER AND WARD STREETS.  NELSON,  w  B.C. THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, AUGUST i,  1896.
MIXING TKANSKKRS.
Continued from first ptiKO
KASLO.
Charleston���Win Matlieson It Seidell and 11
Cody to J K "Mitchell $1,000 cash, Sia.oO. July 13
1897 with power to work;
Hub���Geo A Simmons lo I hosLake 1 ���'..
J uly 2:t-
Emprcss���V\" S Drewry   to T 0 I'roclor 1-2.
SunliKht-J J Lynch io J T Wliittuker L-.
Uic.hiii-d Aahwortli to T J Lcndrum power uf
attorney, absolute.       ' _,._."
W Uruclen to K J Mathews power of attorney
TarM���Richard Ash worth A l'ulky Kobt
Covington to D W Clurk "J'-'OOO payable August
"Tariff���I) VV Clark to Win Bradcn .5000 payable 31000 cash $1000 Oct 18 IS*. $1000 J in 18
1897 balance August 15, 1897.
XKW  DKNVI'R.
July 10���
Potomac���J Mcl-iernan to AC Allan und J
H Covoy 1-U ....
Grceiilouf-A Tunks to X Angritfiion * _i'>-
Silvcr Jo^ -J Pilon lo L fcsoisveit i.
Lucky Jim, Uoadley and bt ^-orgc���J-.
Mutiliews to W Urndun 1-12 u _..,!,.���
Moses i Shield 1-0-C L Arnold to W Bradcn
$10
Lucky Jim. Iloadlv and St Gooi'Ke-C L Arnold to E Mathews 1-0 ������    ,.
McAlIister-T Howse to J  li  Campbell l-~
$200.
July i:t-
McAlh-tcr-T Rowse to W Kowse l-.')
Mocking Bird���Ii Squire and  H Hichai'd-Oii
to F Sly -1 $150, , ���,   ,inn
Medium���U Squire to L &ly ��100.
Carbonate Hill���J  Bowes lo A K Kennedy }
Young Doininion-W Glynn to j A Fineli and
Knsign-C h Arnold to .1 II AshlieId '
Mac B. American Girl. Concord and hirst
Extension���W Glynn and .1 II Moran to i A
Finch and P Larsen 1-2   ,
Owners of the Diilhousio and \\ ny.ocotnagli
for ��1 grant H Marpole to July 25 to make payment of SS2,:��0 on bond.
W Niven gives H Niven power of attprnoy.
Virden���J McNeill to F .i Donoldson i_
Wild Horse-W H Benedum to .1 _ orim
Power of attorney, V H Behue to A C Behue
July H-
Battle  _xc-0 S Olsen to W Callaghan 1-2
Dolly���H rJiven W Niven and  v H Buluic
.agree to sell C L Arnold, Dolly for S'ttWO-
July 16-
Silverton Boy���W H KoberCson to C W Callahan, bond (15,000 ,,.,,, , . . ,���
��� Bead i Tenderfoot 1-10���.1  W Black et al to
EIK Evans S1500 ......    ,.-, <..,,,,<>
Itead . Tenderfoot i���D Weir to hvans ��.iO0O.
Tenderfoot-N S Tucker to J-vans \ #1 2UJJ
Beau. Tenderfoot i���A A Bead and W II
Koburtson to Kvans^l.aOO '
��� lievised Peerle&s, Kate and Currie���A J
Murphy an' J Vallance to EKvans.
Currie Kate and Hevised Peerless���"*V Anderson HlSherran It Cooper J H Currie and .1
C Bolander to A J Murphy and J Vallance
bond $30,000 , ���
Democrat-W B Cash to J C Steel J
Soho���H II Pitts to j Brown 1-6
All iii Wellington Eureka .lay Gould and. 1-2
in Watcrloo-VV Hunter to A Tronery.
Dolly Vardcn���.1 Franz lo C L Arnold
Newry 1-2 Arlie Great Divide ' Perth 1-S
Iv Hichniond to H Cleaver.
\V
CHUKCli NOTKJKS.
,    Sunday August 2, 18',)_.
Methodist Church, Coi'tie. Silica
and Josephine Streets. Services sit
11 a. m. and T.IiO p. m. Moininfi
subject: "Bible      Comiiiuiiisiii."
Evening subject: "A Si at. ot Heed."
Sabbath School 2.30 p. in. Prayer
meeting on Fiiday evening at 8 o'clock.
Roman ^Catholic-Ctiuitciir Mass
at Nelson on tirst and last Sundays- in
��� he month. Sandon second Sunday,
and Kaslo third Sunday.
Pkeshyteiuan Chukch. Services at
11 a. m. and 7.-0 p. m. Sunday School
at 2..30. Prayer meeting Thursday evening at 8 p. in. Christian
Endeavoi Society meets every Monday
evening at 8 o'clock. c
Chuuch of England. Services at
11 a. m. and.7.30 p. in. Holy Communion at 8 a. in.
(.KIMI-'I-ATI* OF IMI'KOTF.ME.VTS.
llb'HCAU,  TEXAS,   CLIFTON   AND   NEW
DEW Kit MINERAL CLAIMS:
SlT.ATK IN TIIK  Sl.OCAN -IlNINC!  DIVISION   OK
West Koothnay Distiu...   Wiikhe Lo-
ca'I'eu���On tiik Nokth Si.oi'i' ov Caui'kn.
TICK Ckti-K, AliOl.'T ONH AND A 1IAI.K MILKS
NOKTHEASr   I'MIO.M   TIIK TOWN 0_>* SANDON.
'I-AKK NOTICE that A. S. Farwell. anting
I as agent for John _M. Harris, No, 5('!I17,
Fred, T. Kelly, No. 5118*1. George C. Wharton,
No. t;.*>:i.'i!l and Samuel M. Wharton, No. (jaltliO,
free miners, intends sixty <lays from the date
hereof to apply to the Mining lluunrilur for a
-urlilinite ol improvements, for the purpose of
obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claims.
Ami fuiihcr Ink" notice that action, under
-action 117. must be commenced before the
.KsMiin.enf h ich-.rlillcalo of improvements.
Dated this UOlh dav of April. IS'.li!.
.ll.-2-.VI> A.S. FA DWELL.
L.    ill,*.   G,    I.    (iOI.DENDALE    -UNMORAL
CLAIM.
SlTUATi: IN  TIIK NHI.SON   Ml.NINC 111 VISION OK
KOO'I'KVAY  DlSTKIl.T.     WllKKK  LOCATKO���
On Toau Mountain Aimoimmi tiik Dem-
OCHAT MlNKIiAI. Ci.AIM  (L.  '?���&��� G. I.)
''PAKE NOTICE that I, John llirsch. of
I. No1m-.ii, us agent for Oliver Boriienu of
ItOKsland, B.C., Free Miner's Ceitiflcnle No.
6511H, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant, of the above claim.
And furtlie'-take nolice thai action,  under
section '.il, musi. be commenced bef're thc issuance! of such certilicate of improvements.
Dated thisaili day of July, 18!Mi.
30--li.7.�� JOHN II1KSCU.
<:<'rlilli-ale or Improvi'iucnls.
A 6 per cent Permanent Investment.
N" OTICE.   Muldoon Mineral Claim situate
in the  Nelson  Mining   Division   of  West
Kootennv District.
Whore located:���about seven miles west of
the town of Nelson.
Tako notice that 1. A. S. Farwell acting ns
iig-nl for Michael C. Monaghan: Free Miner's
i erlificate No. GO-27, intend, sixty, days from
Ihe date hereof, to apply to the Mining Hccnr-
der for a ei-rtilicntc of imiirovements. for the
purpose of out tuning a Crown grant, of the
above claim.
And further take notice thai action, under
section 37. must be commenced  before the  issuance of such certilicate of improvements.
. Dated this _!Hh day of June. lSlXi.
:��KI-I-7-6 A. S. FAUWELL.
FKRGL'S MINEItAL CLAIM.
Situate in tuk Ainswoi'ith   Minixc.  Division    ok    Wkst    Kootenay    Distkict.
Wiikuk Located:���Aiiout One and One-
Hal.   -Iii.es Nokth  ok t*ik  Town  ok
Ainswoktii .
'PAKK NOTICE that I, A. S. Farwell, acl-
1 ing as agent for  Alfred  J,   Marks.   Free
Miners Certificate No. 73H0S, intend, sixty days
from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining
Kceorder  for  a certilicate of  improvements,
for lhe purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of
the above claim. --
And further take notice that action, under
section U7, must be commenced beforo the issuance of such certiticate of improvements.
Dated this llth day of July, 1896.
:W8-18-7(i A.-S. FAKWELL.
Vitl.-'. of Ap|-ll<'ntioii for Crown 4'riuit.
"ATTENDED."
rpAKK NOTICE that T. J. Lendruin as
X agent . for Alfred W. McCune and Henry
Giegeneh has filed the necessary papers and
made application for a Crown Grant iu favor of
the mineral claim "Attended" situate in the
Ainsworth Mining Division of West Kootenay.
Adverse claimants, if any, must iile their
objections with mc within 60 days from ihe
dxic of this publication in the British C-lumbiu
Gazette.
N. FiTZSTl'UBS.
Government Agent.
Dated Nelson, B. C. July 29, 1890.       (1:2.1.8,6)
���'ELLEN."     ,i
I*"!""!AKE.NOTICE that T. J. Lendrum -s n^snl
|. for John H, Fink, Joseph Strici. EarncM
Ilarropaud Lewis ll. Lindsay has liled lhe
necessary papers a- A made app icaiiuu for i
Crown Grant in favour of; the mineral cliinn
"Ellen." situated in thc Ainsworlh Mining
Division of West Kootenay.
.- Adverse claimants, if any, must Hie their
objections with me within 60 days from lhe
date of this publication in thc British Columbia Gazette.
N.  FITZSTUBBS,
Government Agent.
Dated at Nelson. B. C. July 29, 1896.     [111.1.8.0]
"BUGABOO."
1*AKK NOTICE-that T. J. Lendruin, as'
agent for Alfred W, McCune "a:>cl Henry
.Giegricli,_lia_ .-led_lhe_ necessary ^papers and
made application for a Crown Grant in favor
of the, mineral claim "Bugaboo," situated in
the Ainsworth "Mining* Division of West
Kootenay.       ** ,...,.
Adverse claimants, if any, must file their
objections with me within 60 days from the
date of this publication in the British Columbia Gazette.
N. FITZSTUBBS,
Government Agent.
Dated Nelson. B. C, July 29, 1896. 110,1,8.6
WANTED to se" *-" i11*01"081
in "Tiik Mixi:k,' of Nelson to
practical newspaper man, or  would
lease**.
in
A|i|il.v lo
W. A. JOWKTT. -��'l��  II. <"
KOOTENAY   LAKE
SAWMILL
All
Departments
��� are now
of  mv   Saw   Mill
NOTICE.
ACOLiUT OF ASSIZE. Nisi  Prius,  Oyer
and Terminer, and General Gaoi Delivery will he held at the .Town of Nelson, on
Tuesday,  thc 18th day of August, 1896.
By Command.
JAMEB IIAKKIt.
I'rovincial Secretary.
Provincial Pc.retiiry"- Ollice,
2llh July, 1S96. 109
NOTICE.
in
FULL OPERATION
ORDERS CAN BE FILLED
A large stock of - ..  -
Rough Lumber
On hand in the
Nelson Yard
���'pillItTV DAYS FHOM DATE 1   INTEND
j   1_    to iinplj' io thc  Chief Commissioner of
Lands anil W orks for tieriiiission to lease as a
l timber limit the following described tract of
I land situated on Giveoiitcreclc District of West
I Kootenay Province of British Columbia lying
I west of the Nelson Sawmill Co's. timber limit
! commencing at a post marked II. M.Co's. S.E.
i cor planted on the west-boundary of the Nelson
i Sawmill  Co's., limit, 10 chains north of their
��� south west corner post thence west 20 chains
i thence north 2fi chains thence west 20 chains
J thence north   20 chains thence west 20 chains
I thence norf ti IK) chain's thence east  10 chains
l hence north '-*0 chains thence eait 20 chains to
the   Nelt-on  Sawmill   Co's.  boundary  thence
south 120 chains along said boundary to point
of commencement containing 520 acre�� more or
less; For  THE HALL MINES LD.
II. E. CKOASDAILE.
Dated Julv 21th,'1896. 107-25.7.6
G. O.  piichaijaii
IK)
NOTICE.
The Equitable Savings Loan and Building
Associ ition 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 dividends at rate of (i 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,     .
.)_�� Agent.
Notice of Application for Liquor License.
THEREBY give notice that Ihirty days
afterdate I intend lo apply to the Stipendiary Magistrate for a Liccm-- to sell Spirilous
Liquors at Mineral City, Cariboo Creek.
HUGH MADDEN.
22nd June, 1896. IW'i
J. M.  CAMPION,  Secretary-Treasurer.
Telephone tio.
S. S. Alberta
LEAVE KASLO for Ainsworth, Pilot Bay and
Nelson daily (Sundays excepted) at 7 a. m.
LEAVE NELSON for Pilot Bay" Ainsworth
and   Kaslo daily   (Sundays  excepted)   at
8.30 p.m.
Close connection is thus made between Lake
points and all outgoing and incoming trains of
theC. P. lt. at Nelson.
The steamer is newly equipped in every par
ticular, is lit throughout by electricity, and
contains bat hroom and all modern conveniences
for the comfort of passengers.
The above schedule is in ctlect lsl of April,
1896 subject to change.
JAS. WAUGH GEO. F. HAYWARD
PursiT.-l Master
Tlie National Matte Smelter.
A practical and simple method of mutling
sulphide ores, such as nickel, copper, gold and
silver ores. In localities where lead ores and
fuels arc scarce and almost, unattainable, our
pyritic, water jacketed Matte Smelter has
been recognized with highly satisfactory results, and has been thoroughly tested on various pyritic, sulphide and arsenide ores, in capacity of 2 to 80 tons per day. It is thc most
practical, cheapest nnd simplest method of
gold and silver ore matting' and concentrating
that is known to-day.
ll requires no extraordinary skill, no lead
ores, no fluxing material, and no fuel of any
kind for the smelter after it is started. Thc
sulphur in the ore is its natural fuel only, and
sits cost has no comparison with uny other process 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 easy payments. Prices and specifications furnished with references and testimonials on application.
National Ore & Reduction Co. .
5727 Clicltciiliam Ave., ST. LOUIS, 3Io
Manufacturers of Furnaces for
Nickel. Copper, Gold, Silver nnd Lend Ores.
389
ROYAL HOTEL,
i'or. Stanley ami Silica Streets,   '
-tSTELSO-Dsr. T3;C
HOUSE, FITTINGS and        ;>
FURNITURE   ENTIRELY
'= NEW AND FIRST CLASS.
lit'sl Local Ion In Tovn.   Ileiiiitlfill Views.
Bar  now . Open   and  Stocked with
Choice Liquors and Cigars.
Unequalled in Kootenay.
Give us a trial and   be   Convinced.
CHERBO & BOOTH
i-j��n
The Discriminating
Public always    _*���
lU "i.��� ���.w ��tr
ask for
;.*"���?'}
L
p__^^_��_.
E.B.EDDY'S Matches
l��9>
J. E. W.  MACFARLANE, Manager
Telephone 449!
B. C, IRON WORKS COMPANY.
SOM* MAMil'.U;.Hunts 01 thi:
Kendall Band Mill,
B. C. Shingle Machines,
NOTICE.
"XT INK'1"*' BAYS AFTKK I'ATK I. A. C.
.1^1 flick, intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner, of I-ands and Work- for permission
to purchase the following described tract of
land containing six hundred and forty acres,
more or less:���Commencing at ������> po.-t marked
"A. C. IJick's S. K. corner post," .-Minute on lhe
���west bank of Slocan Iliver one half mile ���"outh
of the Weit Fork, running thet ce Wi>t eightj-
chains. thenrc North eighty chains, thence
East eighty chains more or'C.--S to the bank of
the river, thence South following the hank of,
the river eighty chains more or lo?- to point, of :
commencement j
"    Uat-il thc 22nd day of June, 18_r���     (.'OI.1-7-C'
IS HKUEBY
afterdate of notice
GIVKN* THAT SIXTY DAYS
  in tin*. Ollicial Gazette.
we the undersigned intend to apply to the Chief
('nmiiiiwion.r of Lands and Works to purchase
one handled and sixty acres of unsurvi'.yed,
unreserved and unoccupied Crown Lands',"the
description of which is as follow*.: Situate nn
the South -horu of Lower Arrow l���.ke at its
Kast end. Commencing at a point on .said
shore of said lake marked by a post called
South Kn:-t c-.iipr 7>o-l. thence ��outh .0 chains
them* We^t lu chains thence North in chains
or to the shore of .-aid, lake, thence Kasterly
meandering the shore* of -aid lake lo plane of
ijcgining. ,
Dated tlii- 7th day of July. A. l��. lHi_
ALLENG. WHITE.
O.K. IIALLOCK.
33-I1.7.G FltKDJ. WUKiUT.   .
FOR SALE.
BAKER ST-
Two Lots with Three Stores
BAKER ST.
,One Lot with Two Stores.
VERNON ST,
Several Lots (Fifty foot frontage)
103 W. .1. ��'. lOh-kson. Kiiker St.
NOTICE.
Wrecking Machines
Ballast Unloading, Etc.
.11'I'vr' i*.��:t
Reeve'. Wood Split Pulleys.
'    Cable Address:   "Cove"
��'I_.M-It..l.     ItllMIUtS,     K\    X
|I^_ft,--/' EI'KS,   ICOII.K1C   MAKKItS,
.^Is/jjl?!^-^ and Mannfnctureis of
M^i ?i*v Mill  ;ic,  >7r-ihe "Wcik a
E_.-_��^ Specialty.
am. voiik ta.tit.t\Ti:_i:i>
Keep in Stock a Full Supply of Kn
ginecr.s'iiiul "-lill Siijiplies. liping
and  Fillings,   Hrnss Goods,
Sti'imi Fittings, F.tc.
I ;lin 1.I1 >  I11   Ici.Uis  mil  1ifi1.es
on npplication.
X��i\   CkIcis    Hcccivo
Attention.
1'it mpt
TclcplioiK1 iilll.   ;i>.��. Ilrnwrr tM
CORNER ALEXANDER STREET AND   WESTMINSTER AVENUE.
VAj^OOTJaTER, _b. o.
All Agreements are taken subject to the approval of the Company at Vancouver,  and are contingent upon strikes, accidents
and othor delays unavoidable, or beyond our control. (32(i)
EAST WM WEST
*��*w>
HIE   SURVEYOR'S   CHAIN    MADE   IT
THE SHORTEST
'    TRANSCONTINENTAL     ROUTE.
It Is I lie .Musi Mixlcrii in l.i|.ili.iii(.nl.
It is the llvnvlvsl Ital led Line.
It lias a Itork-ltnllu.**! KiihiIImmI.
Ii t'rosscs Xo Ma ml Ite.ssrrls.
���t Is  lhe Only Hue   Illuming   Luxurious
Club  Itooiii Cars.
It Ih ><>IciI i'or the Courtesy id'Ils Kniployes.
���I Is the (Inly Miiv Serving .Meals  on the
a la Carte  Plan.
THROUGH    THE
GRANDEST # SCENERY
0L'   IN AMERICA BY DAYLIGHT.
Attractive Tours during Season of
Navigation on Great Lakes via Duluth in
connection with Magnificent Passenger
Steamers Northwest aud Northlaud.
For maps, tickets and complete inforinntio::
call on or address Agents, IC. & S. l!y., G. & K.
S. Nav. Co., N. & F. S. Ity., or
C. ii. IM.\4>\, t'ciiernl  igilll.
Spnkan-', IVnsli.
r. 1. wiiu'xev, t;. p... r..%.,
[3511 St. Paul, III1111.
Tllfin.WElNA"
"Will make round trips on
Spokane Fails &
���Northern R'y.
Nelson  A  Fort
Sheppard R'y.
Ml Beil to_8pMii, Wnk.
ONLY ROUTE TO TRAIL CREEK AND
Mineral District of the Colville Reservation
Nelson, Kaslo, Kootenay Lake _ Slocan Points."
Daily (Except Sunday) Between Spokane
and Nelson-
Leave 8._0 a.m. NELSON Arrive 5-00 p.m.
"    7.00 a-m. SPOKANE   "    6.15 p.m.
Passengers for Trcil Creek mines con
ne _int'Northport with Stage and Steamei
Dnily.
Close connections at Nelson with
Steamers for Kaslo and-all Kootenay
Lake points.
Passengers for Kettle Kiver aud Bound-
arv Creek, connect at Marcus withStnge
Dailv.
(Except Sundays.
 BETWEEN���
Pilot Bay and Sanca
(Granite Creek)
CaIiMno at Davie and Any Point on
Tins Koute.
Leave Pilot Bay 900 A. M.   Arrives at
. Sanca 12 noon
Returning. Leave Sanca. 1:30 !'��� M.   Ar.
Pilot Bay 4:30 P. JL
E. PRESTON, Master.    D. G, KURTZ, Purser.
Tiie Nelson k Lardo
Steam NmpM Co,
STR   CITY 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 S:00 a. in.
Leaving Nelson on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8:00 a. ni.|
Kaslo   & Slocan   Railway
TIME CARD,NO. I.
��� ������*-���    - {
���Going Wkst. Daily Going East.
Loavc0.00ii.nl.   Kaslo Arrive 3.50 p.m.
"     S.Wi a. in.   aoulli Fork .    "      :..1S iun.
S>.a_ n. in.   Sproule's "      2.15 p.m.
"     9.iilii. m.   Whitewater      "      2.1)0 p.m.
10.03 a. in.   Huiirljikc '       1.18 p.m.
'     10.18 a. in.   McGuigan ������'       1.33p.m.
'     10.30 a. in.   Bailey's "      1.21 p.m..
"    10.3!) a. m.   Junction "      1.12 p.m.
Arc.   10.50 a, in.   Sandon Lea. o   1.00p.m.
Subject to cliungo without notice.
For   rates  and   information   1'pplj   at, th
Company s oilices.
ROUT. 1HVING, J��. W. BRYAN,
(.Oil   liailicMannner. Suporintciident.
C
OLTJMBIA  &
KOOTENAY
STEAM    NAV.  CO.
(LIMITED
TIME CARD No. IO
In   Eflfect   .lime 81 li. 1890.       __i;
ItlYKLSTOKK Kill TlC-Sicmiur "*Viikii*<i>*
Leaves Arrowhead for Nakusp ltobson and
Trail "Mondays, Weilnesdayi-'iind Fridays at
7 p. in.
Leaves Trail for Hobson, Nakusp, Arrow
head and Canadian IJaeitic Kailway points
(*.*ast and west) Tuesdays, Thursdays ami
Saturdays al 1.30 p.m.
Connection is made nt Kobson with C. & K1
ity. for j\elson and Kootenay Lake points.
The right is reserved to change this
s-clu" c._J. at nntinie without notice.
401
voiniii'oitr-Tit.iii. koiiti:
-Iciimer "li.vlloii."
^ Leaves Trail for Northport Daily except
-undnys at S a. in., returning lo Trail saino
evening.
Connects at Northport with S. F. & N. liy
for Spokane.
M.I.SO\.K.t*i|.0 KOi;TK.-*'.<'lr Kiihiilicc."
Leaves   Nelson   for Kaslo Dnily except Sun
days at'1:!5 p.m.
Leaves Waslo for Nelson  Dailv  except Sun!
days at 5:30 a.m.
Saturday, June 20th and everv 2nd Saturday
lollowiiitj Steamer leaves Kaslo atlOp. in., for
ionners Ferry; Returnint,' leaves Bonner's
b erry bunday at noon.
The riK'lit is reserved to change this schedule
at any time without notice.
For tickets, nuos, etc., apply at Company's
ollice, Nelson.
T.ALLAN,
Secretary.
J. W. TROUP,
Malinger
CANADIAN PACIFIC KAILWAY
j^irsri.  soo pacific  koute.
���Vri^KI'V  DAYS AFTER DATK. I. \Y. A.
jl!\ Jowett, intend to apply to the Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works, for permission to purchase the following described
tract of land, containing three hundred and
twenty acres more or less:���Commencing at a
post marked "VY. A. Joivetl'i* N. E. corner
post," situate rlo-'e to the east bank of Slocan
Rive*-abmt It miles from its m_uth. running
thence bouth eighiv chain.-, thence west forty
ctiains more or less to the ban!: of the river,
thence nor'h. following the bank of the river
eighty chai. s more or less to a point due wot
of the point of commencement, thence east
forty chains more or less to point of commencement. +
Dated the eighteenth day of June, A. I). 18_>j.
Shortest anflQuicKestRoateto
0        McManil Eastern Points.
St. Paul, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal,
St. Louis, Kansas City, Buffalo. New York.
BATES THELOWEST.
.reatel Variety of Routes, ML aid Stealers,
Leaves Nelson Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10.00 o'clock, making
close connections with Tran.scontinental trains at.Hevelstoke.
Extra trains will leave Nelson Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 17 o'clock.
Passengers for points north will leave at 17 o'clock and for points south at
10 o'clock. ��� ', <��� - '
J. HAMILTON, H. ]_. MACDONELL, GEO. McL. BROWN,
Agent. Nelson.      Tr.iv. Fret, and Fass^Agt.. Nelson.      Dist. Pass. Act.Vancouver
Columbia and Western Railway Co.
Time Table In Effect June 2nd.
1U0RTHERN
1N____P_ACIFIC_E_R,-
"    S
Pullman
Train
No.
.0 ������
' 1
Leaves.
Rossland
_>>
Trail
Time,
7 A.M.
3 p- ������-���
5 i'- -1*1-
8 A. M.
Arrives!
Trail
Rossland
Time.
7-H5 a.m
4 V. M.
5:45 P.M.
9 A. M.
AH trains, run Daily, on Pacific Standard time.
G0MECTJ0NS:' Columbia and Kootenay Steam Nav.
; Co.'s Boats, Spokane Falls and Northern Railway via
[Northport, Canadian Pacific Railway via Revelstoke-
370
Sleeping Cars,
Elegant.    "
Dining Cars,
Tourist
Sleeping Cars.
isr. imi.'l;
I "*iixm:.vi'��i.is
i��i;m.tii
KAKliO
4'lt._VI��    ��OKK-
l'KOOK!*TI��.\-
���MIXMI'Ki;
KKLKKA ami
lll'TTK
THROUGH   T(OKETS
-TO-
CIIICAVW
������v.isiii.\��;TO.v
I'lllLAllKLl-HIA
VE1V YOKk
KOSTO.V anil nil
1'oinls Kasl,
lVvst null .-ioHlh.
TO
*
For information, time cards, maps and tickets
call on or -write
.   ED. GIBBS,
General Agent, Spokane, WuJt
or  A..D.  CHARLTON
Asst. Gent Pass. Agent Portland, Oregon
����--*���     ORES...
Copper,     WANTED.
"Write for Price1-.   Give assays, eto.
State Ore Sampling Co.r
DENVER, COLO.,

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