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 THE MINUS US. KOOTENAY ARE  AMONG THE E1CHEST IN  AMERICA  THE ORES ABE HIGH-GKADE  B  '   GOLD, SILVER, COPPER  .    .  AND LEAD.  Whole Numhek 30&  Nelson; British Columbia, Saturday, July   18,   1896.  Price Five Cents.  METAL QUOTATIONS.  NKW YOltK.  July��������� 11       111 ll -    13  Sll.VKlt <"!|.. .t'S'... .ril.. .(iSJ  (Bar)  Lkad 2110....'������"}   (Cominuiiieations interrupted.)  PRODUCE OF THE MINKS.  UKTU11NSFOR 18U0 UP TO DA IK  ���������^ OUE -HEATED IN KOOTENAY.  At Nelson  15 fill)  At. Pilot. Bay lll.l l!l  AtTrail*     7,:������1   42,119  OKB EXPORTED.  From Slocan via Kaslo  ;".,(!������il  Slocan via Nakusp   1,115  Aiii-worth       'i'5i  Trail Creole txold ore)   1,902   11,71)7  Tons  ;���������  ;*>U,!������lli  * In addition 503 tons of-imported ore have  been l rented at Trail.  l'RUDUCK 0V- SMKI.TEKS.  TONS  Nelson (Hall Mines) Matte 1-iM  Pilot, Bay, silver lend bullion 1012.V  Trail Smelter  5i8i  2875  ORB SHIPMENTS.  on  10 in  Kitluriis -luce Lust Week.  VIA NELSON.  Silver Kinfc to Nelson   TONS  ..     1)10  VIA   l-A-'.O.  July 11 to 15-  Sloean Star to Pueblo   Washington to Kverett.. .���������   ..    120  ..     48  *  1,108  MATTE AND BULLION.  iSliipned.)  July 14-17���������  From Nelson Smeller I Matte]   ..   115  SMELTER   RETURNS.  HALL MINES. [Nelson] for week ending  11 July; 010 tons of ore were smelted,producing  70 tons of Mnlto. 147 tons were put through  in one day, llth.  MINING TRANSFERS.  NELSON.  July 11-  Little Nell���������Thos Kolliir to F Adie a-  Black Kly��������� John Lindblad to _ Wiekenden.  Julyl--  Agcnt���������John  O'Neill and \V .r'lanuigau to A  T  Watt 1-2.  Borneo���������Peter Scott to J T Thompson 1-2.  July il-  La Tosea���������John Gillis to liobt C  Longley 1-2.  July 15���������  Minotaur, Apo! O��������� \Y Pye to lid .lcNulty et  al  i-l. SH).  Monitor,  Achilles-W J   Hay ter to Kd Mo-  Nully etal US $10.  Wild Horse. Silver Tip and Black "Wolf-J P  Peterson chums a half interest.  Homestake,  Highland���������R   B Dougan to ,J V  Itituhiu option io buy at S'JOOO on Sopl 1.  Nestor���������Joe Campbell et, al  to V 11 Wolf.  Topnoteh���������K .1   Stanley to   10 T 11 -impkins  $''00.  Blend���������John J  Hargrcavcs to KTH Simpkins 1-4.  July IO���������  Koolcnia Star���������A   Bunker to A It Buchanan  1-3 <2U0.  Lookout���������ll McLean to 1) McArthur 1-1.  Anchor���������D P McLean to P Burns 1-2.  Minnie Ha Ha���������N Craig to J H Matiicson 1-2  815.  July 17���������  Major���������Miriam Squire to Fred J Suuire.'  Major, Frances J���������F J Squire lo W Ji Pollard  1-2.  Lone Star���������Thos Hodgson,to Swan Olsen 1-4  ���������SUM),  - Ivanhoe���������Same to same l-2i}100  Starlight. Golden   Star,   White   Witch and  Black Witch���������A 11  -Jiicl-i.ii.il and   Aaron 11  ' Kelly to Geo  Grant Francis ������10,000, payable  -$4(MX)--Oct-l.-'f(_000-Sov-l,-915.000-lJccl,-lfc<J.-aiid.  815,000 Feb 1. 1897.  KASI.O.  , July 4-  Monte Carlo���������A AN' Crittenden to F Furioy }���������  No 4���������Joe Werner to the German Mining Co,  ������2.50.  Bertha���������Joe Werner to German Mining Co,  *2.50.  Noll���������A Short to German Mining Co ������5.  July 8- ���������  Maky���������Chas Bjerkncss to Carl Bergstrom \.  Sierra���������John Morrissy, by his agent, J J Hen-  ncssy to GusSeifert J $750.  ,. July !)--  Sunnysidc-L C Mills to I. Peters I'S100.  Sunnyside -James Burke t.o K Peters J $100.-  Hed Cloud, on Whitewater creek���������Geo Shicll  to the Hansard Gold and Copper Mining.Co Ld  8250,000.  July   10��������� " -  Republic, Commonwealth and Sultan���������W T  Drewery to J J Shallcross' J ������100.-'  ItOSSLAND.  NEWS OF THE CAMPS.  llOSSr..ANI>.  A vein of (]ii;irl/, lms been opened  tlu* Tiger from whicli assays up to $4  gold have been obtained.  The Burnt Pass country is attracting  much iittcntioii and the district is full of  prospectors.  Seventy car loads of fi-eij_r.it for Rossland are detiiined nt Northport by the  Hoods.  Mr. A. J. McCol), the well known Q.  C. of Vancouver, has established himself  at liossland where lie aud Mr. C. R.  Hamilton have entered into partnership.  The shnft on the Commander which is  now clown SO feet has bottomed on oie  which is reported to go .H20 iu gold- and  14 per cent copper.  At the Centre Star there are 5000 tons  of ore ou the dump. The main tunnel  has been in high grade order for a mouth  aud there is no sign of the chute petering out.  A drilling match for the championship  of the province aud a $200 purse has  beeu arranged to take place this after  noon. The contesting teams will be  John Fitzuilliam rind David Groggin aud  Alex McLeod and William Ross.  "Work on the City of Spokane, the  claim recently acquired by the L. F. R,  & C. G. Co., lias disclosed a stroug vein  of ore." The tunnel is iu 80 feet, the last  L0 being in ore. A cross cut of 12 feet  has so far foiled to pierce tbe ledge. The  assays so far have given very various  results.  ��������� At the drilling contest on the 4th the  following were the results; McLeod  and Ross, Nickel Plate, 32j^' inches;  Fits*William tand Smith, Crown Point,  Sljjjj inches; Pi ley aud O'Dounell, War  Eagle, 3\'i inches; Johnson and Stevenson. Iron Horse, 28%, Davis and Everett,  Le Loi, 27J,-;.- The prizes contested for  wero purses of $400 and $100 respectively.  A suit for libel has been preferred by  C. AY. Jackson, of. the liossland Miner,  against W. II. Mend, manager of the  Green Crown Mine, aud Eber C, Smith,  of the Record. The liossland Miner has.  recently contained articles unfavorable  to the Green Crown aud in replying the  accused are stated to have published a  personal libel on Messrs. Reavis aud  Jackson, of the Rosslaud Miner, containing matter iu no wise conuected with the  Green Crown, Mr. Mead' apologize-  fully aud the case against him was" d'iop-  pt-'**. bnt E. C Smith was held over in  $751* bonds, to appear at the next court.  Ttie Rosslaud Miner calls attention  Id ihe circumstances attending llie floating of the Bald Butte Co. in Seattle. It  says a prospectus has been issued which  alleges among -.other things that the  claim is a full.oue aud adjoins the Mayflower, ��������� Grand Prize and Deer Park,  which is a physical' impossibility. Another doubtful feature ot the prospectus  is that two refetei.ccs are given iu Rossland, ueithcr of which was authorized  while one was expressly forbidden to be  used. The further fact that the last bill  of sale recorded, namely- from AV. E.  Smith to J. E. Porter, showed the outrageous consideration of 835,000, makes  tbe ,whole transaction look very suspicious.  sanca.       '  ..2050 worth of lots in Sanca were sold  on Tuesday last while t'.e s. s. Angerona  lay at the dock. The Co. did not care to  sell until platting was finished and good  lots designated. 4 hotels, 2- stores and a  restaurant are under way, besides private  residences.  The Montana company operating in  *Whi_"_~Gi'oi-se~roonhtaiu���������district" have-let*  the first 10 miles of their wagon road to  John R. Pat ton", au old and experienced  railway contractor, late of thc Columbia  & Western at Trail .Creek, at ������950 per  miie. lie has the privelege 'of the  remaining 8 miles at figures to be decided  on hereafter, when the grade is established. The guide of the tfirst 10" miles  is uot to exceed 6 per cent. Work will  commence on the 22ud inst.  ual assays have been obtained. When  assessment work was begun three weeks  ago, snow covered the discovery showing'  of clear ore, and a new opening' was  made several hundred feet lower. Tho  first shaft disclosed clear galena, nnd a  few days' work made, it plain that an ore  body is near.  'litAin  -'������������������-_-.  "The smelter is running full  time on'* a  contract witli the War Eagle Co.  A reported strike of free milling quartz  on the edge'of the'town is causing some  excitumeut. There are no details to  hand yet.  The shaft on the Soverign is down 23  feet and is in solid ore. This claim is  barely a mile above tbe smelter and is  regarded as one of the best looking  properties in the district.  The new camp, 15 miles up stream,  where Horne Payne has bonded the  Apache and Waterloo groups, is now  known as the Monte Carlo camp. Numbers of men are going in there. J. Roup  is building a large hotel ut Waterloo  lauding.  SliOCAN.  Tbe fires on Ten-mile Creek have been  so bad that meu have had to leave the  district.  C. S. Eashdall and A. C. Fauquier  have gone into partnership as real estate  and mining brokers.  lt is reported that the ground sluicing  ou the Wonderful has resulted in finding  the lead, though other reports say that  the mineral discovered was only 'float,  but in boulders of considerable size.  ���������  The Rueccau comes to the fore again  with a strike of ruby silver assaying, so  it is said, 10,000 onnces. ������100,0-0 worth  of ore was taken out of this mine last  season-  Au extremely rich strike is reported  from the Cameroniau. This claim is  just across the divide at the head of  Lemon Creek. It is the property of J.  R. Cameron, T. Davis, J. T. Foley and  A. Cameron. Samples from the new  strike are said to assay $100 in gold and  _000 ounces in silver.  NEWS OF  THE   WORLD.  July :i-      ���������  Aaron's Isle, Aaron's Gem, Aaron's Hod and  Aaron's Star��������� Lt Gibson and N Pearson to Lillooet Gold Fields Ld ?:>0,000. $1,500 cash, $1.-00  Sept 3. ISUG, $27,000 January :' 1.117.  Aaron's Ucm and Aaron's Bod���������N Pearson to  , W Gibson 1-2 in each. ���������    '  Anron's Isle���������W-Gibson to N_ Pearson 1-2.  Gold Bug���������JI Galusha to Lyman Carter 1-10  85.  Old Tunnel-J W Pritchard to U N Page 1-2.  July-4-  Quecn Anne !, Kuth or, Kirkup and Alice No  5. d in each���������Jas M' Hose and Mrs Josephine  Hose to Lloyd S Roberts $500, ��������� , ���������      .__,,  Almaden���������J Kloman to W D Campbell i SoOO  Hilda and Minneapolis Girl���������Frank Mc Far-  lane and W B McCoy to Frank McCoy i in each  S10  . Grey Kagle-J "W Cooper to S Boyd and John  Donahue 1-2 ,  Little Flo-Geo Lamontagne to J J Hand V.  July 6-   ". '<:  Sink to KiiC���������Kicliard O Brien te II P Egan  1 $100.  Palo Alto���������"W G Estop and Ben C Nichols to  Palo Alto Gold Mining Co of Victoria j, 250,000  shares ot stock. , .     .  - Salt Lake���������Mark Houston to Dan Rice jr and  G D Farwell ������50 cash and 5500 Aug 10 or $550  Sept 10. - - "  July 7���������  Aurum���������E George to V K Meyers i.  Kldorado���������It H Pope to Jay P Greaves 1-5  "$100.  St John and Cariboo���������M Beaton to T Herchi-  nicr and L iJohuhue J in each.  Blackbird���������John Furlong to T Herchimerand  L Donahue }.   ''  July 8���������  Almaden���������Dr Campbell to E X Douche ������1750.  Uno, Sterilized. Reality���������F Wi-singer to Dr.  Campbell i ������500, ������25 cash und balance ia three  months.  Woodstock���������W Baxter. W McCulloch and "W  Gibb to C E Hamilton 1-4.  Thekla 1-9 Gold Kagle No 3 Black Hawk and  Golden Rule ,1-5 in each���������C A Cregan to J fcS  Clute Jr. 3100.  Happv Dream���������C II .Thomas to James Mc-  Kaig li  , [Continued on fourth page.]  ATN3WOBTH. -    *  -.   (From Our own Correspondent.)  Mr. T.J. Lendrum hasgone to Spokane  for a few days.  Mr. E. D. Carter, oue of the owners of  the Highland, is letting a coutract for  300 feet of tunneling on bis claim.  The teams of McGarvey'<fc English are  kept busy hauling ore aud concentrates  from the Skyline aud No. 1 mines.  Mr. Scott McDonald is in Rossland  this week looking**' after the interests ot  his company.' *  The prospects of this camp were never  better than at present, aud we expect to  have the busiest camp in Kootenay this  season.  Mr. Steveusou, of Philadelphia, owner  of the Highlander, and bis son, are iu  town. Mr. Stevenson intends to do some  work ou his property this season.  There have been quite a number of  strangers iu towu lately looking over  miuiug property, and there are a couple  of deals nearly completed, that will help  to make things" lively here, if they go.  through.  Mr. Geo. W. Filloon has brought his  wife and daughter to Aiusworth for the  summer. Mr. Filloon is interested iu  a number of claims round Ainsworth,  and is doing considerable work on the  properties which are showing up in good  shape.  The Aiosworth TradiugCo. are putting  lip_,"i~'0uiiding"'"to~be"~used���������us.astore.'  They have beeu doiug business iu Green  .Bros.' old store since the fire. H. Giege-  rich haslet the contract for excavating  for a large fireproof cellar 25x60 feet. ' D.  McLean has the contract aud expects to  have it finished in a few days.  Itis rumored that Her Majesty's eyesight is failing.  Cholera is raging at Cairo. 320 deaths  are reported.  Corueluis Vanderbilt has had a stroke  of paralysis and his conditiou is critical.  Ry a railway ' collision near Omaha  twenty-eight people were killed and fifty  oue injured.  After a struggle lusting over forty  years the Deceased Wife s Sister bill  has passed the House of Lords.  M. Faure, President of France, was  shot at last Tuesday while attending the  races at Auteuil.   He was not hurt.  It is announced that after the  naval manoeuvers, the Duke cand  Duchess of York will go to Australia  on board the cruiser Blenheim, the  fastest cruiser in the British navy.  The enormous unarmored ��������� cruiser  Terrible, recently built on the Clyde for  the British Navy, maintained a speed nf  20 knots an hour on her recent maiden  trip from Glasgow to Portsmouth, and it  is asserted that her maximum speed was:  24 knots, which is remarkable, in view ot  her size and length���������14.200 tous, and 500  feet respectively. Not less remarkable  is the Terribfe's cafryiog capacity,  enabling her to steam 25.C00 miles without recoaling. Her sister ship, the  Powerful, is soou to be iu commission,  and theu the Biitish admiralty may claim  to hold the world's record in this class of  vessels.  The visit of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston to  London has been the greatest success.  The reception accorded them surpassed  anything in point of genuine hearty  en ihusiistu in thehistory of the country.  On all sides from the Queen and Prince  of Wales, down to the poorest ot* the  masses, the hand of goodt'ellowship  has been loyally ext**nded to the visitors who, as distinctly stated by the  Prince, were not received as foreigners,  Hut as brothers from across the sea.  But there has been a numerous feature,  in tbe proceedings which it will do no  harm to record. When the Ancients  .were enlertaiped in the Royal Orangery at Windsor on Wednesday, many  ofthe ladies were anxious to obtain  souvenirs of the occasion, arid persuaded the waiters to sell them knives  and forks. Consequently, the waiters  did a thriving trade.'-'-They charged  tive 'shillings each tor common steel  knives, and it now develops that these  knives were the property of the contractor at Windsor who supplied the  feast, and that they were not used inside the castle.  THE CARIBOO OODNIRY.  NEWS OE THE PROVINCE.  " KASLO.  S. S. Bailey has returned from Spokane  aud recommenced work on the Payne.  ..The   Surprise   will also be opened up  again shortly.   ��������� . ���������-.  The City of Kaslo, the uew steamer of  the International Trading Co., was  launched ou Tuesday last.  GAZETTE NOTICES.  -   TJiOUT   LAKE.  j [From the Kootenaian.]    *  The general average of the ore iu  properties which have been opened up.  is about that of the Slocan, aud the  leads are very strong.    *  A number of properties, among which  the Silver Cup, the Northern and Black  Prince,- arc the" most, prominent, have  beeu opened up. Hugh .McPherson  owus the Northern. He has 150 tons of  140 ounce ore on the dump, and immense  showings in"* the tunnel. An oiler of  S100,00lj cash was recently refu-o.l for  the property.  The owners of the Abbott group, C. P.  11. officials, aud the Silver Cup, are, with  the aid of a $0000 appropriation from  government, building a wagon road fiom  Trout Lake City to a point on tin* L-mlo  near the Silver Cup, a-'distance i", eight  miles. Dan McGillivray, who with his  partuers, bonded the Silver Cup "at  $25,000, has the contract. This wagon  road will eventually be extended to the  Abbott gtoup, but a trail from the wagon  road is to be built to that property at  once. o  The Leadville and London, the latter  owned by Harry Klapach, are ou Bunker  Hill Creek, about one and one-half miles  from Gainer creek aud sixteen miles  northeast of Trout Lake City. The new  wagon toad will pass within sis mile������ of  the property- The Leadville lead, which  the London has also, can be traced a  distance of thirty miles across the country  and is au immense affair fifty feet in  width. An average sample taken across  the ledge, trave S3 in gold aud thirteen  ounces iu silver, while very high iudivid-  The Gazette of 0th .July besides the  Regulations lot'-the Board of Health  has 47 pages of ordinary [notices. Notices of incorporation of companies  occtipys the chief part of the paper.  Butte Gold-Copper Mining Co. (Foreign), head office Spokane. Capital  one million dollars in one ��������� million  shares.  British Lion Mining and Milling Co.,  Ld. Head otlice Hossland. Capital  $G00,0(';) in one dollar shares. Directors John Kirkup, W. G. Ellis, Geo.  A. Fiiiser and William Stables.  The C. & C. Mining Co., Ld. lleiid  ollice Rossland. Capital $500,000,, in  one dollar shares. Direetors-Maelver  Campbell. John 11. O'Leai-y, David  Gordon Marshall.  Lord and Lady Aberdeen will probably  spend a week or two on their estates  near Vernon this fall.  It is unlikely that the appointment of  the Hon. D. M. Eberts to the vacant  judgeship will be confirmed.  Crops are suffering from drought in  the Okanagan, but the hopsou the Coldstream ranch are said to be in' magnificent condition.  Mr.-'Wulffsou, of Vancouver, accompanied by Mr. J. W. Clemes, the Eoglish  miuing engineer, who was in Kootenay  last year are now in the Okanagan.  A scheme for irrigating the Midway  Valley, and also for supplying the town  with water, has been prepared by Mr. J.  A. Coryell and forwardejd to headquarters in Montreal.  Mr:""Ja'mesrwho-has-a-shaft-down���������70-  odd feet on the Old England claim, has  bottomed on to a big vein with a three  foot pay chute next to the hanging wall.  The ore is copper sulphide.  An attempt is being made to acclimatize Atlantic lobsters- in- Pacific  waters. The first consignment from  Halifax arrived at Vancouver last  week.    ���������  It is reported that the Gabriola Coal  .Company have struck- a seven foot  seam cf coal on Mudge Island at a  depth of 980 feet.  Ab New Westminster the water has  nearly reached the 18$)4 notch, but it  is thought'the top of the flood has  been ��������� reached as the river ,is falling  farther inland..  Engineer Cumbie reports that the  Granville steel swingbridge at Vancouver is only just strong enough to carry  the loads it has to bear, and advises  that it should be immediately streng;  thened** J   THE NEW CABINET.  JOHN HAYES HAMMOND.  Loudon, July 14.���������John Hays Hammond, the American mining engineer,-  whose connection with tbe Johannesburg  reform committee brought upon him  sentence of death, but who was pardoned  by President Krueger, in: au interview,-  says he will not return to "Johannesburg.  Itis his intention to remain in Loudon  about six weeks, then visit America with  bis wife. He will returu to Euglaud and  settle in London to take charge of a  gold fields company's business.  " I shall try," said Hammond, "io  divert English capital to the United  States."  The air of South Africa was a little too  stroug for Mr. Hammond's nerves.  SOUTH AFRICAN REBELLION.  News has reached Buluwayo that a  rebel impi has taken up a position on  the Taki road, about 25 miles f,outhwest  of Bulawayo. Fako. one of the most  noted of the native chiefs, has joined the  rebels at the reinforcements, and ordered  the construction of forts on tbe Taki  road. The Makalakas are already in  great foi ce in the noatuwestern part of  the Taki concession. Fighting is expected to take placeJimmediatdy.  On Monday last Mr. Xaurier had completed his task of Cabinet making with  the following result:  President of the Council���������Hon. W.  Laurier.  Secretary of State���������Hon.  R. W. Scott.  Trade and' Commerce���������Sir Richard  Cartwright.   - **  Justise���������Sir.Oliver Mowat.  Finance���������Hon. AV. S. Fielding.  -Marine and Fisheries���������Hon. L. H.  Davies.  Militia and Defence���������Dr. F.W. Borden.  Public Works���������S. Israel 'Parte.  Railways and Canals���������Hon. A. G.  Blair.  ��������� Agriculture���������Sydney Fisher.  Postmaster-General���������Wm. Mulock.  Controller of Customs���������W.   Paterson.  Controller of Inland Revenue���������Sir  Henrv Joly de Lotbiniere.  Without portfolios���������R.R. Dobell, of  i Quebec, and C.A. GeolTriou, of Montreal.  j Solicitor-General, without a seat in  j the cabinet, Charles Fitzpatrick.  i The portfolio ot the Interior will prob-  : ably go to Mr. Greenway, of ."Manitoba.  1 Should that be so there will be three  ; ex-provincial premiers in the cabinet,  '; viz, .Sir Oliver Mowat, Ontario, Hon. A.  ! G. Blair. New Brunswick and Mr; Green-  ��������� way of Manitoba.  ;    The uew cabinet is regarded as being  i exceedingly strong. .     '���������  I From the B. C.  Mr. W. C. Ward,  the Bunk of  Friday from  out Cariboo.  -lining Journal.)  general   manager   of  British Columbia, lului'iied  nn extended trip through-  Mr. Ward was accompanied on his trip by Mr. S. Tiugley of the  Biitish Columbia Fxpress Compuny,  who, by his intimate iicqnniutuLce with  Cariboo, was able to take Mr. Ward  through this immense section of country  with the least possible loss of time. Mr.  Ward said that in general he fouud Caii-  boo prosperous, more so tha'i he hud  anticipated ; that the mining interests were assuming vast proportions, and in his judgment a railroad  should be built into this vast undeveloped empire, which possessed such  wonderful resources. Such a development would follow the building of oue as  would soon put the upper country on a  level with any1 known country. Mr.  Ward visited Queensnelle, liaikevville,  Stanley, spent a day at tbe Forks, was  at the 150, Soda Creek and various other  small points aud the quautity of freight  uow beiug forwurded spoke for the  general prosperity of these places. At  the Cariboo a constant cannonading,  shooting boulders in one or the other of  the pits was in progress, the two mom-  tois playing 'first in one pit while the  boulders were fired in the other then the  water turned ou to tbe pit where tbe  firiug had beeu done. Amalgam  galore is seen in the flumes of the  great mine, and while Mr. Ward  says any one can weil understand after seeing the miue that it will  uot be at its greatest for several years,  yet enough is uow shown to satisfy one of  the immense value of the property. Mr.  Ward was unable on this trip Lo visit the  Horsefly owing to lack of time. The  compauy, Mr. Ward said, does not co .-  template starting branch banks in auy  part of Cariboo at present, but will do  so as soon as iu their judgement the busiuess outlook will justify so doiug.  Lillooet was visited on their returu aud  a good word for that section was spoken  by Mr. Ward. He spoke of the distance  the Wright party are transporting their  machinery, nearly GOO miles from Ashcroft, the nearest railway. Of Quesnelle  lake, it is, he was informed, nearly or  quite 200 miles long aud surrounded with  gold-bearing streams and mountains  which but comparatively few white 'meu  had ever visited. The lake is deep  enough to Hoar, any vessel built. This  vast and comparatively unexplored section lying north of Bakerville, aud  vurious other sections would, if a rail  road were built iuto the country, soon be  as well known perhaps as is the famous  Kooteuay country, which without railroads would still be a comparatively  unknown camp.  LOCAL   NEWS;  THE DEW SANITARY REaULATIONS.  Meeting of citizens.  A,meeting to consider the eflect of ILe  new sanitary laws was held iu the fire  hall on Thursday evening. '  The follow ng gentlemen were present:  Messrs. Marks, Fletcher, Kaufman,  Jisckowicz. Booth, Mutheson, Waterman, Madden, Ironside, Neelauds, Dover  Wilson, Johnson, -Clements, Pollard,  Williamson, Irvine and others.  Mr. Frank Fletcher was voted to the  chair and Mr. Ironside became t-eciet a ry.  The general sense of the meeting iva,  that the new regulations entirely opposed  all the previous instructions issued by  the goverumeut. A committee * wa--  appointed consisting of Dr. Liii.au, John-  A. Turner, A. E. Hodgins and A.J.  Marks, to memorialize ..the government  on* the-matter,-asking���������them���������to- put���������in  such a drain down Ward Creek as  would conform to.the new regulations.  Thc Toronto (ilobe urges tlie immediate construction of the Crow's Nest Pa__  line.  Mr. W.I. G. Dickson has beeu appointed agent for the sale of lots iu Addition  "A" to the township nf Nelson.  The additions to the Silver King hold  are now ccnipleto and ready for the  reception of visitors.  A Raymond-Whit combe excursion  party is on ils way to the Kooninay  Country.  Tin* Hon. AV. D. Higgins, Speaker of  tlu1 Legislative Assembly was in town,  during the week. ' ���������'  An advertisement of Baker street  lots for sale will be found on-.tuir  fourth page. ���������-:  In the Financial News of July 4th  which reached our office yesterday  Hall Mines shares are quoted at 2fi ���������f.  The Lounger is a new magazine published at Ottawa. It contains some'  interesting reading aud is' exceedingly  cheap at the price���������50 cents per annum.  The time for receiving tenders, for  the purchase of Stock in the estate nf  R. E. Lemon, has been - extended ���������to  the 6th August.  The Nelson Lawn Tennis club has  got its grounds on Victoria streetinio  good order. A court has been -laid  down of clay and slag from the smelter mixed, which apparently will play  well.  Mr. F. Steele, of Steele & Co., photo,  grapliers, leaves this afternoon for Kaslo,  and will return Monday or Tuesday, tn  remain a few days longer. Mr. Steele  will leave for Ros.-laud shortly.        ..���������'  Mr. E, I. Parsons, under whose  superintendence the Hall Mines ti-n in-  way was built, has now finally ..left  Nelson for San Fiiin<"i'*co. During..his  stay here Mr. Parsoi.s' good fellowship  and geniality made him a personal  favorite witli every one with whomjhe  came into contact.' ".,  MAititiEn. On Tuesday, July 7th'*nt  the Human (J.-ii liulie Church, MairiSt,.  Spokane, J. J. Jl.-nni'ssy (of the Noble  5 fame) io Miss M. Laden. The happy  couple left for Medical Luke Ihe Riiine  afternoon for the honey .moon. Their  many friends in Nelson, Kaslo and'firie  Slocan district will wish them every  happiness and prosperity. -5:''  With commendable promptitude  the Nelson & Fort Sheppard Railway  has been got into thorough working  order again and both freight and pa_-  senger traffic was resumed on Thursday last. Mr. LCorbin appears:.to  recognize that he has some responsibility to hear iii return for his "concessions and he certainly does try.-.to  give the public the best service possible.  Since..-the new" daily service ;.:,to  Spokane was commenced the passenger trains have arrived with .the  greatest punctuality.  /    NEAV QUEENS 00UUCIL.    :.*'  His Excellency.the Governor Gen.ral  has approved the appointment of 173  Queens Counsel as follows:. Ontario,  21); Quebec, 36; New Brunswick, 22;  Nova Scotia, 6; P. E. I., 2; Manitoba,  3: Territories 3 aud British Columbia,'" {).  The barristers of this province who sire  recipients ot the honors are, Messrs." J.  II. Howes and John Elliot, of Nelson';  C. W. McAnn, Kaslo; A. E- McPhillips  ana R. Cassidy, A'ictoria; R. AV. Harris,  W. H. Cowan, A. St. Geo. Hainersley,  Vancouver; A.**G. M. Sprague, Donald.  We co n g ratal ate our local members of  the bar on their elevation to the dignity '  ofthe silk."  v       MUSIC.  It will be some time before Nelson  forgets the fair Eloise Fellows and ber  music. If the ear loaes its recollection  of her delicate notes there are many  manly bosoms that will' throb nt - the  memory of those" violet eyes. But a  greater than she is coming. Tt is true  that .the performer is ouly a man, and  au old one, but he has the genius, more  powerful than winning eyes,' that holds  the world, iu thrall. Remeiiyi's violin  has charmed- all Europe, where he is  great among the' greatest. Nelson is  indeed fortunate that arrangements have  been made by whicli the ��������� great player  will come here. The Oddfellows have  taken the matter up and have" guaranteed a substantial sum. The public must  see that their enterprise is uot allowed to  sutler.     *   .  The artistes who accompany Herr  Remenyi are all first-class performers,  and the concert which Nelson will go to  hear on Saturday, Sth August,'will certainly be the best that has ever been  Riven in the upper country of I_. C-  00MPANY TINANOE.  The annual report of the B. C. Board  of Trade report deals largely with mining  matters The following extract'from it  is worth reading : "Attention is directed to the piineiple upon*'which some  mining companies are formed. The system of capitalizing slightly developed  mineral claims for large sums of money*  and selliug the stock "at a . small percentage of the par value is, hi' case of the  liquidation of the company, fraught  with serious consequences to the holders  and in any event prejudicial to the proper development of the- mine. The laws  of British Columbia are opposed to a  company selling its stock at a discount,  yet these have been -evaded in the case  of some mining vent arcs. Discontinuance of this practice and compliance  with the provincial laws will' be some  guarantee that companies are formed for  the purpose of working the mines instead  j of unduly enriching the promoters ot the  | schemes. ' The incoming council should  I look into this matter, and, if necessary,  bring it to the notice of the provincial  government with the view of remedial  egislation.  BRITISH COLUMBIA IN LONDON.  The Financial journals continue tb  report that British Columbia above all  American mining districts monopolises  public attention iu Londou. Two large  promotiug companies have been foimed,  "The London and British Columbia  Gold Fields Co." aud the "Pioneer Ex:  ploratiou aud Development Co. ot British  Columbia." The former is represented  in this province hy Mr. S. S. Fowler and  the latter by Mr. Charles Tetley. These  companies are not in. a hurry to .acquire"  properties, but will rather wait and  acquire later ou, properties which development has shown to be worth having,  The following is from the   Financial  News of July I.  IMOSKKIt IlKVKI.OI'MKXT AND    liXI'I.OH-  A'TION   CI).MI'ANY _oi-    mutism  .  L'llI.UMIUA.   I'.IMITKI),  Registered June 17, by Scott, Spalding and Bell. 15, Queen street,. K. C,  with a capital of ,������150,000 iu ,CI shares.  Object, to-adopt, and carry into .ilFect  an'|agri*eu'ient expressed to be made'  between Charles Tetley, of Vancouver,  British Columbia, of the one part and  this company of the other part, and  also an agreement expressed to  be mado." between the Kootenay  Promotion Syndicate, Limited, of  tbe one part and this company  of the other part; to seek for and  secure openings for the employment  of capital in Biitish Columbia: to acquire mines, miniug rights, &c., and to  develop, deal-with and generally < turn,  to account the saincin such manner as  Ihe company shall see fit, and to acquire any mines, mining, water and  other rights, claims, grants, concessions, leases, options of purchase,  alluvial ground, mineral deposit;;, ������.c,  in any pari of the world; to develop  and work the same, and to carry on  the business of a mining, milling, smelting, and metallurgical company, in.all  or any of its branches:' to lay out land  for building purpose.-: to construct and  maintain rail and tram roads, wharves,*  docks, piers, wai chouses, i.e.. as farmers and graziers, stock-raisers, builders  and contract nis. shipowners, warehousemen. ..i". The signatories are:--  H. A. Hare. I'd. lintlserhrlhe New-road  W. [)uii!<M*. Tin* Arden. Torquay. E.  A. Hi-kiu-ll. B.A.. 23, Onslnw-gaidens,  S.W.. G. AV. Klwell. 13, Bedford row.  .1. K. Harris-. 19). Yerbury:ro.w3, N", A.  II. Simpson. 10-, Mina-road. Old Kent-  in;iiir. J. Stephens. 5t. Queen-Victoria-"  street.  I. THE MINE.R, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JULY  18,  1896.  A STRANGE CASE  ! Lord Graitisford   told liis love story.    Sha  | had charmed him  from the flrst, he said,  and now he loved her.    Would she  .  _i rnnrm-ifT.  *Y   LOUISE CHANDT.KR MOULTON  (Copyright' 1895.)  The flies were so very busy. No doubt,  is they buzzed in and out of the open  window, they thought they were accomplishing a vase deal, though it did not  seem so to the young couple who looked  ���������n. Perhaps there are eyes that watch us  ���������eyes to which our little ambitions and  achievements seem as trivial, as inconsequent, a.s the busy flies seem to us.  The May afternoon was more than  warm���������it was hot. Summer had hurried  Into the world, unexpected and uninvited.  Perha.s that was what made Jasinyn  Meredith lend a little pink ear to something she had resolved, over and over, that  she would not hear���������the passionate, illoyi-  cal, altogether absurd, love-making ofa  young fellow who would not have taken  his university degree till a month later  on. He was 21. to be sure, and she only  18; but at 18 a girl believes herself already  a woman.  She listened ; and then she said with a  ���������mile:  "Why, you are a boy!"  "A wise boy," he answered, "who knows  su'ough to love you; and who will have all  .the longer time in which to love you, because he begins early."  "I'm glad you are to be a lawyer," she  Answered, somewhat irrevelantly, as it  teemed 'to Robert Marsh.  "Why?" he ventured.  "Because I now see that yon have, after  ���������11, a logical mind. Your powers of argument might be thrown away in any other  profession." And then she added: "lt  takes a good while to get admitted to the  bar."  "It shan't take very lorig in my case,"  be answered, "if you will promise me my  reward for making haste."  "Oh! yes," she said, "I will come to  court and hear your first plea."  That!" he cried, a.little scornfully.  'No, I want you to iistea in private to my  Irst argument, and be convinced by it."  "Ah, but you are not a lawyer yet���������you  must wait.".  "Vou can keep me waiting as long as  you please���������it is for you to say���������but I have  told you that I love you. You can't get  away from that. I'll trust you to remember, and when any other man tells you the  same story, I���������I will be his judge. You  .���������"hall think of my love and my words, and  you shall ask yourself whether he loves  you as well."  Ja.si_.yn smiled a little at this outburst,  *ud then she said, with an air of sweet  tolerance: "Dream your dream, gentle  youth ; it may keep you from some worse  folly." .  "And you will not even be here for class  day?"  "No, we sail on Saturday. My mother  is half English by birth and more than  half at heart. She is siuhing for May fair.  We shall go to New York to-morrow."  "And this is good-bye?"  He looked for a moment into her eyes.  His lips were athirst for hers���������but he  knew her too well to venture on anything  she would have the right to resent. He  contented himself with a hand clasp; but  there was a tone in his voice" she would  not soon forget as he said: "Vou will remember!"  ��������� * * * * #  Three years went by, and still Mrs.  Meredith and her daughter had not returned to America. May and June found  them.in London. Later on they went to  Hamburg���������beloved of the Princeof Wales.  They divided their winters between Rome  .nd the Riviera. Robert Marsh heard of  their movements only from the kind newspapers, for Jasmyn had decreed that there  should he no correspondence. It would  hinder him in his studies, she said, and  ihe had no time for it. Shu thought of  hint, now and then, and wondered a little  whether���������as she put it to herself���������he was  _s foolish as ever. In fact, she thought of  him most often at the times when she  ���������hould have thought of him least���������when  ionic other man appeared inclined to tell  her the old story.  She was a social success, even in London,where there are so many competitors;  -butshe-deftly-Rianaged-toavoid proposals  for the most part;.and, when she had to  say no, to say it so gently as to make no*  energies. Her mother had not interfered  hitherto. Mrs. Meredith was too wise a  woman not to hasten slowly; but now' the  time seemed to her to. have come when a  lon-iti-Iaw would be desirable.  "You are 21, now,"  she said to Jasmyn.  "Yes, Munisie. Of course you can easily  remember my birthday, since you also are  a Mayflower."'  ."Yea, and a year before I was 21 I hau  married your father. He never caused me  but oue sorrow, and that was when he  died." I wish you 'as happy a lot as my  own, and I think you are old enough to  - marry."  Jasunvn lifted her pretty eyelids in such-  wise that they asked a question.  "-Yen," her mother answered musingly.  "Perhaps you have not seen, but T,0who  have lived-twice as long as you, can see  clearly, that Lord Guinsford is only wait-  lug his opportunity to ask you to be Lady  "Gainsford.'.' ...  ',"Tliat old. fellow!" cried" Jasmyn irre-.  rercntly.  "He is thirty-nine," said Mrs. Meredith,  minting. "That does not seem so venerable,, to most of the world as it seems to  you. Do you see anything else in him to  complain of?" *  "I haven't thought.   Why should 1.    He'  Is very well; I suppose, but"! see no reason  why I should care for him niore.than for  Another." -  "Ali, well; you must know; him better."  And the opportunity was not long in  ,-Coniing. 'It seemed as'if fate were on tha  side of his lordship. Wherever the Merediths went they were sure to meet him���������  and he let it be seen clearly enough that it  was for Jasmyn's sake ho had come. He  did not trouble himself to dance with anyone else. He was at her side when she  rode jn the park, and if she went to h  ..garden party there he'was also! ' Jasmyn  was flattered, naturally. To receive, without seeking, what-a score of other girls  '.tought vainly, had a distinct charm of its  . own, and Lord Gainsford had the advantage of being old euoiigh to know the  world and its ways. He was distinctly  high bred. He was handsome iu his own  way, and manly, as the best type of Englishman always is. Why she was not in  love with Jiim Jasmyn. herself could not  have told you. Indeed she thought tbat  *ery possibly she should be later on.  One night they were sitting out a dance  whicli she had promised him. He had  persuaded her to go into the conservatory  tn.tead of dancing, and she sat on a low  seat over which some strange foreign plant  leaned. An odor that seemed like bicenso  burned at the shrine of some old-time god  ball intoxicated her.   _W_i<_ there and thea  ��������� At that very instant it seemed to her as if  she heard a voice from far, oh, so far,  away���������a voice that  said:  "Wait!"   And  I just then, before she had spoken at all, her  1 partner for the next dance appeared and  Lord Gainsford said, with that cool sclf-  ] possession that belonged to his age aud  j his'rank: "I shall see you.to-morrow."  ;    That   night  sleep did  not come to Jas-  ��������� myn. She lay with wide-open eyes, va-  ! guely wondering. What should'she say  | to Lord Gainsford ? Could she love him���������  j and why not ? Would she be happy as his  , wife ?   How much there would be to make  her so!  Then suddenly it seemed to her as if the  room opened its windows  to the stars and  tlie infinite night, and  she looked far, far  off, as   perhaps   we all   shall  look  when  death has taken us by the hand and led us  I far away from what we now call life.   She  j knew that her vision had gone beyond the  j sea and that it was a room in New York in  i which she saw a young man writing.   He  had just turned a page.   She did not know  how his letter began, but she read these  words:  "I am twenty-four uow aud you are  twenty-one. You cau uo longer call me a  boy. I was admitted to the bar a year ago.  I have succeeded so well that in October [  shall make my first important plea. Remember that you promised to hear it. I  will cross the sea and bring you back iu  time. I. shall be with you almost as soon  as this letter. I have obeyed you hitherto  in keeping silence. I write now because I  wish you to know before we meet that I  am unchanged."  And when she had read thus far it seemed to her that suddenly the windows that  had opened to the vastness of the night  were closed and she was alone.  What did it all mean? She was not  asleep. It was no dream. Plainly as if  she had held the sheet in her own hands  she had read those written words. Plainly  as if he had been in the room with her she  had seen Robert Marsh. What had made  this possible? Could it be-that she had  cared for him all along more than she  knew? And he would be on his way to  her���������uerhaps almost at once. She should  see hiin, hear him, understand, perhaps,  by what unknown power this vision had  been vouchsafed. How should she answer  Lord Gainsford to-morrow? Then, once  more, as if from some farthest star, she  heard, as she had heard in the conservatory, the one word���������"Wait!"  Yes, she would wait. She would decide  nothing until she knew. She turned on  her side and drew a long, calm breath, and  then sleep, the delinquent, kissed her  parted lips and led her at last into dreamland.  The next day Lord Gainsford pleaded his  own cause, but he pleaded in vain.  "If you will wait two weeks," Jasmyn  said, "I. will answer youthen. If I say  anything to-day it must be 'no.' I do not  feel that I understand myself. Will you  give me time, or shall it end here?"  Of course he gave her time. He turned  to Mrs. Meredith. Mrs. Meredith was his  senior by tnree years, therefore she was a  safe as well as a sympathetic confidante.  The two weeks were not over, in fact  only nine days had passed, when a letter  came to Jasmyn iu a hand she used to  know. She opened it. She read the first  page-and then she turned the leaf, arid  thero she saw the very sentences she had  read when the windows of her maiden  chamber opened into the infinite night,    o  And that same day Robert Marsh followed his letter. Then Jasmyn Meredith  knew for the first time her own heart's  secret. The love that was strong enough  to conquer time and space and speak to  her across the estranging sea was the love  of her own life, as'well as of her lover's.  The next day she told her mother .that  she had made up her mind. Naturally  Mrs. Merepithdid not like it, but she was  helpless. John Meredith had left his fortune to be equally divided between his  daughter and his wife, and after Jasmyn  was twenty-one she was absolutely her  own mistress. Mrs. Meredith would fain  have been mother-in-law to a lord; but  there was nothing to be said against  Robert Marsh, so she quietly resigned herself to the inevitable. ' ���������  "You deserve," she said to Jasmyn, with  a little vexed laugh," "that I should marry  Lord Gainsford myself." And that is pre-  ri*i������lv what she did six months later.  __sr_Ei_so_Lsr  Planing Mill!  Doors,   Sashes, Turned  Work,  Brackets i and {Office  {   Fittings.  SATISFACTION   CtlARAlMTEEP.  PRICES REASONABLE.  THOS.GRAY  NELSON, B. C.  FRED WILLIAMSON  ���������Has    Opened  Up In���������  Gent's   -  -��������� -   Furnishings,  In  the Store Lately Occupied by  the Telegraph Office   on  Baker Street. il!1  Latest in Lady's Belts & Blouse Sets  AMI Line of 1847 Rogers Bros.' Table Ware.  Watch Repairing a Specialty,   All Work Guaranteed.  JACOB DOVER'S, BAKER ST., NELSON.  (219)  An Electric Incubator.  The idea of ah electric incubator hag  long beeu looked upon by poultry farmers as too theoretical to be of i any real  service. Herr Otto . Schulze, . who has  been steadily striving to perfect-such a  system in Germany, has, it is said, at  length succeeded'in constructing an  apparatus operated electrically, whioh  overcomes the ordinary difficulties of the  artificial hatching of chickens.'' The apparatus is easily manipulated, and uteds  a small, hut constant, supplyvof current.  Automatic attachments, regulato laoth  Tieniporature and moisture, the adj__th  ment working with such delicacy as tc  give a temperature within 1-10 of a decree  of the normal licat of incubation.- From  ninety to one hundred oprgs are' hatchod  at one time. Herr Schulze is said to  have remedied certain points in the electric "mother,"' which were .found to iu-  ' lerfere with its effectiveness. This contrivance, which is a box, -in which frosh-  i ly-hatchod chicks can IInd heat and pro  i lection, while thoy are free to run about  'on the ground when they choose, has  been devised as au accompaniment to the  incubator.    ._  S-AT_T 'MIR.  DID YOU SEE  That special line of Eegatta Shirts at $1.25  $1.50 and���������$2 00 at the P. 0. Store.  IF NOT YOU SHOULD DO SO  ^zex-soiisr & pilot _b-a_"������~.    ?  ENLARGED PREMISES,  ENLARGED STOCK,  Put   Reduced   Prices   ii)   ihe  ���������POLLOWING-  Groceries,     Tinware,    Graniteware,  Glassware and Crockery.  AT THE-^L  IDEAL GROCERY STORE  BUCHANAN & ROBINSON Proprietors  (301)  SUPPORT   LOCAL   INDUSTRY  NELSON SODA WATER FACTORY  _E_C_A_S J-LTST ST^_R,T_E_D  Arid is prepared to supply any kind   of SOFT  DRINKS a  Reasonable   Rates.  TRY   OUR  ENGLISH STONE  GINGER BEER  FOR  SHANDYGAFF this HOT WEATHER.  Hill  Thos. Dunn ^ Co., L'd.  DEALERS IN  MINERS', BLACKSMITHS" Al MILL SUPPLIES,  It Alt .t.\|������ SIII_I_T   I HON, JIIM.KV  rHUS, H...K ..Xl������   SIIF.KT *TK_-I_,  ni.Vt_K*V SIIOIKI.S. Vfll.l. KOI'K.S. MAMllt  KOI'IH,  i>v\.uiitk ri;st: am������ drs.  SOLEAGENTSFORTHE Ol  ll_OI_fCII   X/CD  CINNABAR  MINING   CO.'S        V,/U I V_/1\0 I U V El H.  Wnle for Quotations. Cable Address. "Dunn.''  ('33) VA3STCOUYEE, IB.  O,  We are now Receiving Weekly Shipments of  Creamery Butter in One Potmd Pats  WMfl-Wi ReccoiiM to ..of SnDerior Quality.  ��������� ��������� w - ���������.        -        _  Hudson's Bay Company,  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  (258)  -    - Short Crop of Peanuts.  - Peanuts will bo a very short crop this,  year, according to roports all over the  South colle-tod . by a central handling  houso in Cincinnati. The great'heat and  long drought during tho luce summer and  early fall seriously impaired both the  quantity and .quality of 'tho crop.' The  Virginia crop will most likely be but half  the size of last yoar's. and in quality will  bo much below thc- average. Ine Tennessee crop will bo short, but the quality of  , the nuts is better in Virlgnla. But, iu  faco of this depressing news roii'erning a  , great American staple, it is reassuring to  know that successful experiments in raising peanuts have been mad. in many  parts of the country hitherto considered  inhospitable. Washington and Oregon,  farmers have raised -jood crops this year,  and a KIddford (Me.) farmer Tells this  week of having harvested a good though  -small crop.���������Chi aire Tribune.  Individuality  ... of Feet!  But  No two pairs of feet are exactly alike.  Tour kindest f.-.it-footed friend could  not make *hi3 shoes fit your narrow toed foot,  here's' a shoo,.made in _o many different shapes,  ��������� -widths and sizes, after Nature's fcrms, that any man  can g-et his exact fit, no matter -what kind of feet he  is addicted to. Made by the famous Good-year -Welt  process, in black or tan calf-skin. Each pair-stamped  on the BOls 93.SO, $4 OO. $5 SO per Dadr.  The Slater Shoe {.or Men.)  ALBION IRON WORKS Co, LIMITED  HU J_NTG!rI_l_\rE3_E[__RS_  IKON FOUNDERS, BOILER MAKERS. * * *     ''  "MANUFACTURERS OF MARINE AND "        . =  LAND   ENGINES,   BOILERS,   ETC.,  EIS1I CANNING   AND   MINING  MACHINERY, H1DKAULIC GIAN1S,"  * * *��������� PIl-ES   AND SINKING   TUMI'S  iOR MINES.  French Ranges', Stoves, Grates, Etc.  _������l.i:  ..C.IC.VI* _KOK IIK.MCV   K. V (lll/l IIIM'HI.VS  Ml.til   Hill!*   4_-i������ m.i khiii  KOI K IKItlll,   <:<������.'- -mm  Itlllk  IH(IM.S.       u  No. 6 Chatham and 71 Store Street,  P. 0. DRAWER 12    -    VICTORIA, B. C  (295)  CO., Ll.  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  A ful] stock of Drugs. Patent Medicines, Chemicals and Toilet  Articles, Wholesale and Retail." Goods Right. Prices  Right.    Prompt attention "to all orders.  THE MoDOWELt ATKINS, WATSON, CO*  10 AND 12 CORDOVA STREET,  600 GRANVILLE STREET. X/ANOOI IX/PP     R     f*  417 HASTINGS STREET ' 127    VnllV/WUVtn,   P>   Wi  The Red Book.  , Price $4. per Copy  The Only Directory of tlie Province in Two Years.  A COMPLETE GAZETTEER  of over 500 poiuis.iu British Columbin, many of which have never before  appeared in any'Directory or Trade Reference Book  with Locution, Population..1..*..  BANKING TOWNS TELEGRAPH OFFICES  .   RAILWAY STATIONS . EXPRESS OFFICES  POST OFFICES MONEY ORDER OFFICES  A POCKET REFERENCE BOOK r  "OF ALL THK  TRADES,  PROFESSIONS.    INDUSTRIAL   AND  MINING   ENTERPRISES.  Over 6000 Business   anil  Professional  Firms, Full Names of Partners, Kinds, of  Business,  Street Address in  Cities. "' . ��������� -  PUBLISHED BV  THE  The latest sleeve is molded to tho aim j  from the wrist to ������ *70 inches abovo the el- j'  bow, and tho pul. **t. the top is full, short    Cjllfc'er  and drooping.  Good Koaiiti Promote H-T-lupnieat-  Good roads often tend to circumven  death and disaster, but they are a million  tim������. more valuable in promoting life���������  not simply existence, but the kind of  civilized life which makes human development possible, and not only possible,  but practical. ���������Good K*-_di    ���������>_  Cf   Wells, Sole A gents for Nelson.  Green Bros., Agents at Kaslo  Hunter Bros:, K endrick aud Co., Agents at  Rossland.  :-572  MERCHANTS' '-��������� . AGENCY,  VANCOUVER AND VICTORIA. (356)  'It Brought  That is what a Vancouver  man said about his ad in  Good Results'   the miner. . w-^_fX  '   "*^S?iVi>,  THE MINER, NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY, JULY  18. 1896.  bf-*t-.  ^I������k  ^Slie Jttinu*.  THE MINER is printed on Saturdays and  mill be mailed lo any address in Canada or  the Uni'ed Stales, for one year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  CONTRA CI ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of $3per column inch,per  month.  TRANSIENT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of is cents per nonpareil  line first insertion, and JO cents per line for  each subsei/itent insertion. Advertisements  running Jor sho?Ier periods than three  months are classed transient.  *LL COMMUNICATIONS to the. Editor  must be accompanied by the name an.t act-  dress of the writer, not necessarily for  publication, but  as evidence 0/ good faith.  PRINTING turned out in first-rate style at  the shortest notice.  ADDRESS     -  fHBMlNeH PRINTING* PUBLISHING CO  NELSON.    B.C.  SANITATION.  Tbe publication of tlie SuiiiUry  K.guluMons in the (J.i/.elte has been  quickly followed by the arrival of Or.  Watt lo have them enforced. It- may  probably be safely said that not t'*:i  persons in Nelson have so much as  seen a copy of these regulations, when  down comes the Inspector and orders  existing diains to be destroyed new  ones laid down and an entirely new  system of sanitation to be adopted.  If these orders were to be complied  with the entire population ol* Lhe town  would have to spend lhe next, three or  four weeks in di^'hiK new drains.  However praisworUiy the object  may be, the authorities are not pi"-  feeding the right way to get these  desired reforms adopted. First of all  they should supply every householder  with a copy in ordert.bat they might nt  least know what they have got to do.  Secondly, if only as an example, and  by way of taking the beam out of ils  own eye, before attempting to remove  the mote from its brother's the government should do away with Nelson's  great disgrace, Ihe box flume that  ���������"11ns down Ward Creek, and should  replace it. with a proper brick or stone  culvett carried out to low water level.  Having done -this the authorities  would have a better footing frun  which to lecture the taxpayers.  Of the .advisability of adopting the  various systems laid down by tbi-  Regulalions there can be no -question.  Their cost may be considered as insurance against the financial trouble  of doctor's bills and the mental sorrow  that sickness and death bring with  them. In the case of certain epidemics  a wooden drain is more dangerou.  Ihan the shell that bursts in the serried ranks of an army. 11 periodically  spreads disease iind death around it  and appears never to lose its virulent  qualities, It is rightly regarded by  modern sanitary engineers as worse  than an open gutter. The system re-  coiiimended for house sanitation,  where connection with a drain is impossible, is the best .that exists. ll  however has two faults. It entails expense and depends on individual carefulness for its effectiveness. The . regulations with regard  to the keeping  "of.cow-sV^'gs. etc'a'fe-very" necessary"  We have" more chan . once heard  complaints    made  about, the   former  -siiid the abuse of the latter is plain to  anyone who has a nose,  Now, as far- as Nelson is concerned  the Government Agent is Allah and  our only policeman is his prophet. In  other   words    Captain    Fitzstiji'u.s.  -will have to administer the regulations  hy the aid pf the inspectorship of "Mit.  John Milks. Now it' may safely In-  said, without'for a moment casting  any reflection on- these gentlemen,  "that it the alf air is to be'left to them,  no one need, trouble any further in the  "matter, and the regulations as far as  we are concerned -need never have  been passed. This is not. to be'al.tri-  buted to any disinclination on the  officials'part to poke their noses into  other peoples affairs, nor to any lack  of   knowledge-    of     recent    sanitary  - science, but to the common and everyday reason that they have a great deal  too much to do already. Dr. Watt  will no doubt enjoy a yearly trip to  Nelson at the expense of the taxpayers and will be annually consumed  with official mortification atthe entire  disregard of the Regulations.  But they ought to be carried out all  the same.  A POLICEMANS LOT.      -  We have alluded elsewhere to the  numerous calls on the time of our  local constable. Primarily his business  is to be in bodily evidence on the street  as an outward and visible sign of the  majesty of British law. and as a protection to the subjects of the Queen  against all brawlers, marauders and  other breakers of the peace.' As it is,  his time is largely occupied as' messenger for the government offices, and to  further debar him from properly carrying out his legitimate functions, three  short sentence prisoners from liossland  were recently confided to his care.  The inhabitants of Nelson of course  appreciate the compliment which im  plies that, their policeman is. a superfluity and is only to lie used as a  guardian of liossland drunks, but with  many thanks to the authorities for  their high opinion of us we plel'er to  have our policeman for our own purposes. We ��������� have before pointed oui  the total unfitness of our lock-up for  use as a gaol. It is unnecessary to go  into details again. Sufficient to say it  contains none of the necessary appliances and the duty occupies neatly the  whole of the constables time.  ' While we" are on this subject, we  should like' to dr;iw the attention of  the Government Agent in his capacity  of Governor ol' the Nelson Gaol, to the  fallen rock at the foot of lhe cliff over  against the hospital. Duriug the  course ^if their sojourn with us the  three unruly liosslanders might be  most excellently employed in breaking  up the said rock into road metal, which  when spread on the'street leading to  the wharf would render.it passable in  the wet weather. Of course if there  are any Cottonwood trees that want  trimming or bits of stick that require  picking up in the government back  yard, we would not for a moment suggest the neglect of such important  duties, but only if the incarcerated victims have more |l!me on their hands  than can be usefully occupied in gardening, the stone breaking business  would atoncesave them fiom brooding too much on their own misfortunes  and add to'fche convenience and comfort of the citizens of Nelson     .  PEACE HATH ITS VICTORIES.  lt is not for us in this peaceful end  of the nineteenth century to shout  ourselves hoarse at the triumph of some  General returning victorious after a  brilliant campaign. Nor does the nation fall down and worship one man,  as it did a hundred years ago when  NiCLsoN alone stood between British  fieedom and the designs of Napoleon.  But, just fifty years ago a quiet and  studious youth, at the age of twenty-  two, became a professor at the University of Glasgow. The benefits that  accrue to a nation from the skill of its  generals or Iho valor of its admirals  are usually accompanied with terrible  carnage, though the sobs of the widow  and fatherless are drowned in -the  cheeis of the crowd. But to Silt  William Thomson the nation and the  world owe many victories over inert  matters, that besides aiding us- in our  every day occupations and business,  h-ivv lu'i'ii the direct cause of saving  thousands of lives.. Fifty years ago  William Thomson became piofessor  or natural philosophy at ^Glasgow aud  al once became known as an .investigator of boldness and originality in a  line of scientific research directly bearing on industrial enterprise. liis  earlier work, was connected jwith the  mathematical theory of heat and electricity, and lhe made great strides in  the transmission of electric" signals.  It was largely owing to hiin that the  apparently insuperable difficulties that  attended (and stopped) the working of  the first Atlantic cable, were'overcoine.  To those that go down to the sea* in  ships .Sih William Thomson's Compass and Deep Sea Sounding Gear are  familiar. Navigation has been largely  simplified and robbed of many of its  dangers   by    these    two   inventions.  Atthe t i-eont jubilee of the professor, now Loud Kiclvin, in Glasgow,  seientists-froni all-over-the--world--as-  seinbled lo do him honor. It is a te-  markable fact that in.his speech of  thanks to the learned assembly this  hero of science.declared that after all  his labours he knew no more of the  real nature ..of electricity, magnetic  force, cir of the relations between ether  ponderable matter, or chemical affinity than he''did when he first faced his  class fifty years ago. L  - :^      NOTES.  . The following is a very .lucid explanation by the Philadelphia Ledger.of  a subject which is at present, occupying a good deal of attention;���������"Il  means in practice that sixteen ounces  of silver should'-'be held-as worth as  much as one'ounc-e of gold. One ounce  of gold, American coin standard, of  fineness���������that is, M) par is of pure gold  to"100 of alloy���������will coin in gold dollars  $1S.00.- Sixteen ounces of silver, American coin standard of fineness���������that  is,-900 parts of pure silver .to. 100 of  alloy, at the rate of-112", grains to the  dollar (the weight of the present standard silver dallar)���������will coin $18.(50 in  silver dollars. These sixteen ounces of  silver can be bought in the 111-11 ketsof  the world today for $9.91. Thei e would,  therfore, be a profit of SS.Gti 011 an investment of $9,91, being about. S7 pt-i*  cent., if a holder of silver could lake it  to the mint, and coin it without charge  into silver dollars. The advocates of  free coinage favor a law that will allow  any holder of silver bullion���������or. in fact_  silver of any kind (as the latter can  readily be melted into, bars)���������to have  the rightto take thesame to any .mint  of the United States and convert it  into silver coin free of charge. It is  easy to see that - if this Were done it  would not,be long, with free coinage,  before the country would he flooded  with silver coins, and the very large  profit to the owners of silver mines  would quickly start to work' mines at  present idle, to the immense advantage of the mine owner."  riioi t:ssio\AL -..un..  01 EO. A. 1- HALL, M.D., *0. D. S..  CAN BK  J    .-ii.siil.--l liy milling on him nt. 111'1. Hotel  l'h..ii. [:S.-i]  A.  U'llKALI-Kn,     HAItHlSTKll  bolieitor, Kaslo, H. 0.  AND  :ui  ASSAYING.      KOBB1NS&  LANG.     AS-  sayei-   to   "War Kuk1<*   a������u  Associated'  Companies, Kossland (Soil'  MAHON, MCFARLAND & MAHON, _.TL>.,  Mining and Share Brokers, Vancouver,  B. C.   Members Stock Exclia uku. ' 330  .  SIBBALI) AMI PEASE, GENERAL  Commission and. Fowarding Agents,  \Yholcsiili. Jobbers in Groceries and Provisions  Revelsloke Station. 1-02'  I" IONKL C. BARFF, Mining Broker of the  -J Victoria Stock K-Change of British Columbiu, _Ld. Lbty. Ollice. 38 Langley street,  Victoria, Jl. C. 374  GEO. SHJSDDEN*. STOCK AND SHARK  Broker. Victoria, B. P. (Member of lhe  B. C. S ock Exchange of Victoria.! Clients  interests carefully guarded and settlements  promptly made. Shares at latest quotations. .  355  Do You Want To Borrow.  It is as easy to pay off a Loan on our plan as  it is to pay rent. A $500 loan costs $7.50 per  month and pays off principal, and interest in  8 yen rs, other sums in proportion, time of payment limited to 8 years. First mortgage  improved property only. Ask tor prospectus.  W. J. G DICKSON,   i  Agent Equitable Savings & Building Association, 'Mi  WANTED SITUATION IN LAW-  yers otli-e us managing clerk or  otherwise, by English barrister (M. A.  Cambridge). Advertiser is also prepared  to undertake any clerical or book-keeping  work. Applv to G. J. P. care of The  Miner, Nelson,.B. C. (401)  TENDERS  ESTATE OF R. E. LEMON.  rpHE  ASSIGNEE will  sell   by  Tender 'at  L Nelson,  11. C. on  Wednesday. July 20tli,  IStHi.at 12 o'cloe_������o noon,  llie Stock,   Book-Accounts, Fixtures and Hunt, a.s per the following  list:���������  Hardware,      -  Tinsliop,  Tools and Stock  Crockery and Glassware  Groceries and Uigurs  Boots and Shoes  Dry Goods and Furnishing**  Plant Etc.,       ���������  Book Accounts, Good,  $5510.46  832.81  351.83  2514.20  1194.26  1U12.G2  1911.23  9100.00  $2-057.57  Terms; 2, 4. and 0 months with interest at 7  per cent, secured lo  Die  satisfaction  of the  Assignee.  In-, calory and Stock can be seen at the oilice  of It. E. Lemon, Nelson, B. C.  Separate tenders will also be received for the  Store and Lot at liossland and for two stores  and two lots at Nelson, including Warehouses  and Barn. Any further particulars can be obtained from  GEO. MCFARLAND,  Agent for A. C; Flume-felt,  Assignee Estate R. E. Lemon.  Nelson, 11. C. June21th, 1896. - 387  Ml\l\������-. AUKNT-.  W. J. G. DICKSON.  REAL ESTATE,  COMMISSION AGENT,  MINING  BROKER.  BEALEY BLOCK, BAKER ST.  OSTEIjSOI^, B. C-      1333]  W. A. JOWETT  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKER  .  ISSUKAV-t: una ��������� ��������� ���������  CO-IMiaijilOi- AUKST.  ..   NELSON. B. C.  VICTORIA ST..  H4  NELSONJ-OTS.  NOTICE.  " 1lav i i*g"a. ppoi n ted"wTTrr'G~bickson  local agent, for addition A to the town-  site of Nelson, intending purchasers of  lots or parlies wishing information;  plans or price list of the addition will  please apply to him.  fOO ��������� p. c. INNES.  FASHION^  BOOKS.  Ladies can procure all the  newest Fashion Books.  Toilettes, Season, Bon Ton  I/ArtdelaMode  Young Ladies Journal  Weldons Ladies Journal  Delineator      "'-   .  Ladies Home Journal  and all new Magazines at  published prices.  THOMSON   STATIONERY  CO. LD.  NELSON, -        r        - B. C.,  also VANCOUVEB. "|3fi2]  M������"ey������������Loa" n^n?^^  Birbeck Investment,  Security & Savings Co.  Arthur R. Sherwood,  AGENT,  383 Nelson. B. C.  (From   L.thbridge.)  Is now open  for  business  with  full  lines ol"  Hi S. S. "ANGERONA" I  %  Shelf & Heavy Hardware,   %  J Stoves and Tinware, Paints and Oils.  S  BAKER STREET.    -      -   NELSON, B.C.--V  KER STREET.    -      -   NELSON, B. C.  WHOLESALE A-TSTT) *R**ET_-___I_I___... ( ^  Will mitkc I'oiiiul trips on  _D_A.II_.  (Except Sundays.)   BETWEEN   Pilot Bay and Sanca  (Granite Creek)  Calling at Davie and Anv I'oint ox  the Route.  Leave Pilot Bay 9:30 A. M.   Arrives at  Suuca 12 noon  Eeturninsr, Leave Sauea 1:20 1������. M.   Ar.  Pilot Bay 4:30 P. M.  E. PRESTON, Master.    D. G, KURTZ, Pmser.  Clarke Hotel,  Josephine St,, Nelson.  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, -; - - Mana^r.  MAJESTIC   STEEL   RANGES,  For Domestic and HotelPurposes.  ;  Enlarged, redecorated and  fitted throughout with the  electric light. Every modern!  convenience.   Special rates I  h������tb_l _������������___������  for boarders*  a  MRS. CLARKE,  Late of Royal Hotel, Calgary  HAVE TWO,  TIIKK-K OU  IOIK OVKNS.  JOHN  HIRSCH,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office:  NELSON   AND   BOSSLAND. B. C.  140 ���������*',"  KELLY, DOTJGIiAS & CO.  VANCOUVEB, B.C.  WHOLESALE    GROCERS    AND   DIRECT  IMPORTERS FROM  China,   India, and Japan.  A Full Stock of Groceries, Cigars, Cigarettes,  Tobaccos, Etc.  Prompt -illeullou (11 .III Onlem.  [3201  MAJESTIC  Complete.  STEAM TABLES  tTI.IM'O.L  IKOIJII;  klT4TIE>  UTENSILS.  McLEMAN; McFEELY & CO.. LTD.  WHOLESALE HARDWARE AND IRON AND: STEEL, 133  122 CORDOVA STREET, VANCOUVER,   B.  C  -CT<f  Steele & Co.  PHOTOGRAPHERS.  WINNIPEG  Will Be In ROSSLAND  TURNER. BEETON & CO.J  Wholesale Merchants Only,    i  -���������_.-*-  -SHORTLY-  With a  Complete   Outfit   for  General Portrait and  Landscape  PHOTOGRAPHY  NELSON STUDIO WILL  BE OPEN  A FEW DAYS LONGER  382  THE BON TON  RESTAURANT.  Open    Day    and    Night.  1 Sole Agents  for B. C. for Brown's  SCOTCH. 1  S���������������U-  --AN-D-  (248)  Mmwmmm,mgw^;m  NEUSON       HESTA-JIIAWT  The only Restaurant that does not employ Chinese,  and in consequence is serving more meals than any  *  - - ,0 - - -������������������  other house in town. -  .<���������:  GALL AND GET A  "   TABLE D'  HOTE.  BREAKFAST,      _  T TO 11  LUNCH.  IS TO 2  DINNER.  6 TO a  BOARD FROM S6.00 UP.  miss :_*_-_. _y_. 3=>T_r_r*F*Y,  PKOPKIt'TKK--.  (230)     .  WANTED Go! SilTsr, Copr or .oaiP.o.eities.  WILL BUY or promote Coipy ft- tale oro.  WILL HANDLE Bonds of Electric Steam or Hoise Car-Railways.  WILL BUILD Waterworks or Float Boncls ot sue.  Manhattan Investors & Securities Co.. Ld.  17 and 19 Broadway, New York City, j  ���������'     " _7������  i  Fred  J. Squire  HAS Rl-XIilVHI)  HIS SPRINT. STOCK OF    '. . -  SCOTCH TWEEDS, SEEQES, WORSTEDS  AND TROUSERINGS.  # -   ''I'RICKS   ��������� %  ���������       "  TWEED SUITS      - - ���������.- -      $25.00 UP  SERGE SUITS - - .  $27.00 "  COR. BAKER AND WARD STREETS. so  NELSON, B. C. THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JULY jg,  i896.  ^Jo/rLV-  ilpEjjgWOlFRIla  bigilliliii  5i6J7i8i9ilO|n  [2il3il������SJ5j������l7|l8  19.20.21022 j23f 24f 25j  l26J27B?8i29J30J3!g^  JMIN.NG   TKAN..FKK.S.  Tlie National Matte Smelter. A 6 Per cent p*���������������������������* investment  Jul.  9-  Midnight���������D J lluffhcs to Joseph L AVarner  1-2 $400.  Albany���������K Welsh, .1 M.-ilioncy nml Kichard  Green to D D Lancaster.  Albany���������D D Lancaster to W H Dennis.  Fast Miiil-I> K Grobes to W ������ Hull and T S  Carter jj -.lOO.  Fairford-H LA Keilar to F S AlRiers '  Kiwi Goulnb and Searabaeus, J in each���������II  L A Kcllar to It F Ticeliurst.  Freddy B-C Bates to M A L Archer 1-2 S300.  Cracker Jack No 1���������J W lleynokls to August  Itcisclil.i. ''  Contact���������Agreement for sale of 1-5, .lames  Skcrrctt to Joe W Young, $400, 82(10 on July 81  and $200 on August 5.  Contact���������E Burns to Joe AV YounK agreement for sale. $1200; J$100 cash. $300 J ulv 21" snd  $600 August 5,  A practical and simple method of iiiutting  sulpliidubres. such iis nickel, copper, ko1<1 and  silver ores. In localities where lead ores and  fuels are scarce and almost unattainable, our  pyritic, water .jacketed Matte Smelter has  been recognized with highly satisfactory re-  sull.s, and lias been thoroughly tcsied on various pyritic, sulphide and arsenide ores, in capably of 2 to 80 tons per day. Il is the most,  practical, cheapest mid 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. The  ... lphur in the oro is its natural fuel only, and  ts cost has no comparison with any 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 ii  for them on easy payments. l-Yices and specifications fiirnislud with references and testimonials on application.  National Ore & Reduction Co.  57_7 -liult-iiiliuniAr-!., ST. LOUIS, .Mo.  Manufacturers of Furnaces for  Nickel, Copper, t'olil, Silver 11 ml  Lend Ores.  :i89  NOTICE.  "VTINETY DAYS AFTKIt DATK I. A. C.  J.^1 Dick, intend to apply to tho Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission  to purchase the following det-cribed tract of  land containing six bundled and forty acres,  more or loss:���������-onimencing at n post marked  "A. C. Dick's S. K. corner post," situate on the  west bank of Slocan Kiver one half mile South  of the AVest Fork, running iheicc AVest eighty  chains, thence North eighty chains, thence  Kast eighty chains more or 'ess to lhe bank of  the vivor, thence South following the bank of  the river eighty chains more or less to point, of  commencement  Dated the 22nd dav of June, 18.XJ.     (.'Ol.l-i-til  The Equitable Savings Loan and Building  Association of Toronto are selling shares of  tlieir new issue of permanent stock at $100  each. Participates in full earnings of thc  Association from which they are paying one-  half yearly dividends at rate of (> per cent per  annum. Balance of earnings payable as a  bonus at the end of each :*> years.  For particulars of Security, etc.. Apply to  AV. J. G. DICKSON,  803  Agent.  Notice of-ppiicatiou for Liquor License.  THEREBY give notice that thirty days  afterdate I intend to apply to thc Stipendiary Magistrate for a License to sell Spiritous  Liquors at Mineral City, Cariboo Creek.  22nd June, 18!>6.  HUGH MADDEN.  38'i  ������I'ltm hat.: of i>iritov.Km:Ms.  NKW    BKNVKH.  June 24-  Dextcr���������A AVilde to S Whittaker $1  Vicksbnrg, Gettysburg���������NV LVallance to' G  Alexnnder \ \ $200  Baltic���������II Clever to G Alovander \ $175  St. Goihnril, Silver King No 3���������M Ilcekman  to D O Lewis an   C S Moss 1 S'-OOO  Denver No 2���������C Aylwin to J AV I*. Young V ������1  Glad Tidings���������A Tunks to J Cuminings J, $1  AVorlds Desire���������A S Reed to AV Thoinlin.on  ���������1 $1  June 25���������  Lucky Jim Group -B C Kilbouriie and F A  Kilbourne to AV Braden and J E Matthews $1  Lucky Jim Group���������T Q Brown to E J  Matthews release of agreement for J $1  - June 26���������  Mayflower Group���������AV P Robinson by writ to  J R Cameron J T Foley- interest $150  June 27���������  No 3-T Sherman to S T AValker i $1  Policv���������U Sharp to T Montgomery \ $1  Polley���������It Sharp to D Sutherland J $1  June 30���������  Florence Lode���������J C Vanmoerkerke to D A  Crawford >, $1  Young Dominion���������J Robert, to AV Glynn  $3 000  First Extension���������.1 Robertson to AV Glynn $.*>  Florence���������N McMillan to E Mc Fayden 1 $75  Antoine���������AV T Tretheway to G Alexander  5-24 $1,500  CHURCH NOTICES.  Sunday July, 1ft, 1890.  Methodist Church, Corner Silica  ��������� and Josephine Streets. Services nt  11 a. m. and -7.30 p. in. Morning  subject: -���������Th** Widow of Yarephatb,"  'Evening subject: ".'Jothiinis Fable."  Siibb.th School 2.30 p. in. Prayer  meeting on Friday evening at8 o'clock.  Roman   Catholic   Church.  Mass  at Nelson on first and last Sundnys in  the month.    Sandon  second Sunday.  . and Kaslo third Sunday.  Presbyterian Church. Services at  11 a. rn. and 7.30 p. in.   Sunday School  :*'at!   2.30.     Prayer     meeting    Tlnns-  " day   evening   at   8   p. in.   Christian  :'Endeavoi Society meets every Monday  evening at.8 o'clock. c  THE WEATHER.  Until Thursday evening Ihe week  ��������� was bright-and hot, hut lhe smoke  from forest tires has since become very  thick, causing a considerable fall in  -.temperature** "Ttie-wiit i"r"~irT the la We  has been falling all the week antl is  now about a foot below high water  mark.  July  TIIEI-MOMK'l'EI'.  Mill .  12���������Max 88������  13  14-  15-  16���������  17���������  18-  8!)������  88c  .50*  .49������  .!KI������  .53������  .58������  .50-*  .47 =  These readings are laken at i) a. in. and consequently represent the highest and lowest  temperature during the preceding 24 hours.  Pittsburg has been visited by a severe  storm which has destroyed the (street car  "system and destroyed two miles of the  Citizen's Street Hailway and burst up  sewers all "over the town. At Forty-  eighth street the water is in the second  stories of the houses. Total damage  is estimated nt a million dollars.  FOR SALE.     ~  Several valuable Business  Lots for sale on Baker street.  Valuable block containing tAvo  stores., centre of Baker street.  Several valuable lots on Vernon  street 50 foot frontage.  UUKCAU, TEXAS,   CLIFTON   AND  NEAV  DENVER MINERAL CLAIMS.  sltuatk in the slogan mtn 1x0 division ok  AVkst Kootixay Distkict.   AViiehe Located���������On the Noktii Si.oi'i* of Cari'En-  ���������   tek Ckeeic, about one and a half MII.F.S.  Northeast fkom the Town ok Sandon.  'PAKE NOTICE that A. S. Farwell, acting  as agent for John M. Harris, Nn, 50-17.  Fred. T. Kelly, No. 5I1S1'. George C. Wharton,  No. ()���������_.������������������.���������_!) and Samuel M. Whin-Ion. No. (ftitiO.  free miners, intends sixty days from thu date  hereof lo apply to the .Mining Recorder for a  certificate 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  iss'ianceof s ich certificate of improvements;.  Dated this 30th dav of April. 18tHi.  343-2-5(1 " A. S. FAR.WELL.    ���������  L.    915   G,   I.  GOLDENDALE  CLAIM.  MINERAL  Situate in the Nelson Mining Division of  Kootenay Distkict. Whehe Located���������  On Toad Mountain Adjoining the De.m-  OCl'A'l' MlNEKAL CLAIM  (L. ������10. G. 1.)  rpAKE NOTICE that I, John Hirscli. ol*  _L Nelson, as agent, for Oliver Rordeau of  Rossland. 13. C, Free Miner's Ceitilicnto No.  fiollli, intend, sixty days from Ihe date hereof,  to apply io lhe Mining Recorder for a certifl-  oale of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above -laiin.  And furl lie** lake notice that action, under  section 37, must, bo commenced befcrc the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated thisoth day of July, lS'.Ki.  :������CM1.7.(i -, JOHN 1IIRSCII.  _erli_.ii.ul- oi' Improvement-..  N" OTICE. Muldoon Mineral Claim -itualc  in thc Nelson Mining Division t,i" West  Kootenay District.  AV'hcre located:���������about seven miles west, of  the town of Nelson.  Take notice that 1, A. S. Farwell uctirg as  agent for Michael C. Monaghan:.. Free Miner'*  Certificate No. t.0327, intend, sixty da>s from  the date hereof, to apply lo thc M ining I .com -  der for a certificate of improvements, fur Ihe  purpose of ootaining a Crown gant of the  above claim.  And further lake notice that action, under  section :17, must be commenced before lhe i.~  sii'-iiee of such certilicate of improvements.  Dated this 29th day of .lime, IS!).;.  ���������.)"l-l-7-(. A. S. FARWELL.  The Discriminating  Public always  ���������  ���������  -  ask  for  -   -���������   4~m~+*  E.B.  EDDY'S Matches  M.  CAMPION, Secretary-Treasurer..  Telephone 310.  J.  E.  VV.  MACFARLANE, Manager  Telei-hone 449j  B. C, IRON WORKS COMPANY,  SOLE  <*I.V\I.|-.*.- TllltKICS Of Till:  Kendall Band Mill,  B. C. Shingle Machines,  ^^^ig_S^S^j  Steam Log Hauling Machines, ^-^3^^0^f^~-^5=^  Marion Steam Shovels, ^S|S|i^S  Improved Winding Hoist, t^^Y^^^^^,  River and Harbor Dredges,  King Ditchiug Mncliine,  Wrecking lMacltiues,  Ballast Unlondiug; Etc.  tt'-vr' p;������:t  Reeve's Wood Split'Pulleys.  Cable Address:   "Cove"  w  <'i:\kie A I,    lOIMIEKS.     i:\ttl-ti  KtlCS,  hoii.i:u  n.tKKKS,  and Manufactiirers of  All. ������IA!*M>   <ir MA<niM:i:r  .iv "Mill  nn   Mniie AVcik u  Si-tcially.  S     A 1,1 M'WUK  4'|l.tKA.\TK.:i>  Keep in Stock a Full Supply of En  gineers'and Mill Supplies, i-iping  and  Fittings,  llrass Goods,  Steam Fittings, Etc.  Vhtlni.tis ler l-'rilm-- m.d (l gincs  ' on application.  J^iiil   Ciders    Receive        l'lcmpt  Al tent ion.  IVIcplHiii-' :il<>.   VM. Ilrnw������*r *S4  CORNER ALEXANDER STREET AND  WESTMINSTER AVENUE.  <395-  ANTOINE. MAUEIN.  .leaning ana Rprii  Dry Goods, Clothing, Etc-,  SKW AMU !������KCU>U ll._M������,  (293)  NELSON  E. A. POWYS & CO.  _ST*E3I_SO*N"- _3_ C.  Mining Agents and Sharebrokers,  ��������� Insurance, Real Estate. Commission  and Mining Machinery Agents.  A Register kept with full particulars of Claims.'  SALES NEGOTIATED.  FERGUS MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Ainswohth Mining Division of AVest Kootenay Distkict.  AVhehe Located:���������Aiiout One and One-  Hale Miles Noktii of the .Town ok  Ainswokth.  AKE NOTICE that I, A. S. Farwell, act-  _, ing as agent for Alfred J, Marks, Free  Miners Certilicate No. 7S908, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  .ltecoL'der_.-for_a_certillcat_!_o^iinin^\-emcnts,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section S7, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this llth daj of July, 18!Xi.  39S-18-7.8 A. S. FARAVELL  " '  T  ROJAI, HOTEL,  I'or. -Inulr..' anil -Mini Streets  a_^_ELSO_D-T, 33- b."  HOUSE, FITTINGS and  FURNITURE   ENTIRELY  NEW AND FIRST CLASS.  Best Local ion In Town.   Beautiful View**.  Bar  iioav  Open  and  Stocked with  Choice Liquors and Cigars,  t Unequalledin Kootenay; -~^-  Give us a trial and  be  Convinced.  CHERBO & BOOTH.  129||  10:t  Apply t������ w. .1. v. iiii'iisou  High Class Music.  o  f        Remenyi  The Famous Hungarian  Violinist.  Arrangements have been made  by which this great master accompanied by eminent vocalists  will visit Nelson on  I     SATURDAY, AUG. 8TH, 1896  Further particulars in future  annoucement,  DUDLEY D.  LANCASTER.  N.   B.  BUCKLER  P  G   LIDNER  MINING   INGINKCR  AND   METALLURGIST.  SPECIALTY  Gold Mining 4 Gold Extraction.  NELSON, b. c. *90  NOTICE.  IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SIXTY DAYS  afterdate of notice in thu Ofllcial Gazette,  sve the undersigned intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works to purchase  one hundred and sixty acres of- unsurvoyed,  unreserved and unoccupied Crown Lands." thc  description of which is sis follows: ' Situate on  the South shore of Lower Arrow Lake at its  East end. Commencing at, a point on' said  shore of ^aid lake marked by a jio>t called  South East rnnirr po*-t. thence South 10 chains  thence West 40 chains thence Xorth 10 chains  or to the .-lion; of wiid lake, thence Easterly  meandering thc -bores of said lake to place of  begining.  Dated this 7th day of July. A. D. lSUC.  ALLEN G. AVHITK.  C. E. If A1.LOCK.  __-������-U.7._ . FUED J. AVK1GHT.  BUCKLER & LANCASTER  . "���������    . - :        ��������� *'     ' i!*      *   -'  Will  Buy and Sell on Commission  MINES AND STOCKS IN TRAIL CREEK,  BOUNDARY CREEK and SLOCAN CAMPS  and all Legitimate Properties Elsewhere.  white io is. *|      noons _m>i.:-o'> Hi'im block,  MKitKit-- tki.k������:kai'Iih; ih'iikk.J SPOKANE, *WA.S_H:.  312  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE & CO,  V"_A_.-tsrOOTJ"V_E3_EA-, IB. O.  All Agreements are taken subject to the approval of the Compauy at Vancouver, aud are contingent upon strikes, accidents  and other delays unavoidable, or beyond our control. (326)  THE   SURVEYOR'S   CHAIN   MADE   IT  THE SHORTEST  TRANSCONTINENTAL    ROUTE.  II lit I In. Most MimUtii in Equipment.  It Is llie llciiviesl Itall'-l Line.  II has ii Itock-Knl lasl Hood lied.  II t'rovH's No Sand l>evs<<rls.  II Is  tin: Only 1,1 in-  Itiiiiniiig   l.ii\iii'i<tu<.  (Huh  Koom Cars.  It Is Xoleil for tilt; Courtesy of Ils _Kni|il������.v<>s.  It Is the Only Line Serving Meals  on the  a In t'nrl.  Plan.  THROUGH    THE  GRANDEST ���������* SCENERY  IN AMERICA Bl DAYLIGHT.  Attractive Tours during Season of  Navigation on Great Lakes via Duluth in  connection with Magnificent Passenger  Steamers Northwest and Northland.  Eor maps, tickets and complete informatio'.'.  call on or address Agents. K. & S. Ky., C. & K.  S. Nav. Co., N. & ������. S. Ky., or  ('. 4'. I'LYO-V, t'cncral AiCenl.  Spokane. AVa-.it.  V. I. WHITSKV, ������. I*. A V. A.,  [3511 SI. -"am, -linn.  NOTICE.  VTIVETY DAYS AFTER DATE, 1, AV. A.  .L>. Jowott. intend to apply i<> tho 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 "YV. A. Jowotl.'s N. E. corner  post," situate close to the cast bank of Slocan  ltiver about It miles from its month, running  thence'south eighty chains, thence west forty  chains more or less to thc bank of the river,  thence north, following llie bank of the river  eighty chains moro or less to a point, due west  of the point of commencement, thence east  forty chains more or less to point of commencement.  Dated the eighteenth day of June, A. D. lSiKi.  (307)  Spokane Fails &  Northern R'y.  Nelson  &  Fort  Sheppard R'y.  AllRail to_SpoRane, Wash.  ONLY ROUTE TO TRAIL CREEK, AND  Mineral District of llie Colville Reservation  Nelson, Kaslo, Kooteuay Lake k Slocan Points.  Daily (Except' Sunday) Between Spokane  and Nelson.  Kaslo   & Slocan   Railway  TIME CARD NO. I.  Leave 8..0 a.m. NELSON Arrive 5-00 p.m,  "    7-00 a-m. SPOKANE   "   6.15 p.m.  Passengers (or Trail Creek mines cod  tie .Int Northport with Stage and Steamer  Daily.  Close connections at Nelson with  Steamers for Kaslo aud all Kootenay  Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle River nud Boundary Creek, connect at Marcus with Stage  Daily.  S. S. Alberta  LKAVK KASLO for Ainsworth, Pilot Hay and  Nelson daily .(Sundays excepted) at 7 a. in.  L1_AVI<_ NKLSON for  Pilot Hay*1 Ainsworth  and   Kaslo  daily   (Sundays  excepted)   nt  .UOp.m.  Close connection is thus made between Lake  poinls and all outgoing and incoming trains of  tho C. I'. It. nt Nelson.  The steamer is newly equipped in every par  ticular, is lit throughout by electricity, and  contains bathroom and all modern conveniences  for the comfort of passengers.       ,  The above schedule is in effect 1st of April,  'ISM subject to change.  JAS. "WAUGH GKO. F. irAYWAUT)  Purscr.34 * ('Master  CANADIAN PACIFIC BAILWAT  ____Sri_)   SOO   PACIFIC    EOTJTE.  SIortiisrM OiMtRfllto  l  is.  St. Paul,. Chicago, Toronto, .Montreal,  St. Louis, Kansas City, Buffalo. New York.  RATES T3_-:__ LCWEST.  Greatest Yariety of Routes, Bail anfl Steamers.  Leaves Nelson Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays At 10.00 o'clock, milking  close connections with Transcontinenful trains :tt .Kevelstoke.  Extra trains will leave Nelson Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 17 o'clock.  Passengers for points north will leave at 17  o'clock aud for points south at  10 o'clock.  J. HAMILTON,   _     H. __. MACDOISELL, GEO. McL. BROWN,  Agent. Nelson.        Tr.iv, Krgt. and Pass, Agt'.. Nelson.  ���������   Hist,. Pass. Agt..Vancouver  Going West. IMily  Lcave 9.00 a. in. Kaslo  _.:i-a. m. South Fork  "     ..3(>-.in. Sproule's  "     9.51 a, in. "Whitewater  "    10.03 a. in. Hear Lake  "    10.18 a. in. -McGuignn  "    10.:i0a. iii. J'ailoy's  '    lO.-'Ja. in. Junction  Are.   10.50 a. in. Sandon Leave  Subject to change without notice.  For   rates  and   information   I'pplj   at th  Company's ofllces.  nom;. iityiNG, n. w. hryan,  (���������i04)   J lallic Manager. Superintendent.  Going Kast".  Arrive 3.50 p.m.  3.13 p.m.  2.1.") p.m.  2.00 p.ni.  1.48 p.m.  l.:������ p.m.  1.21 p.m.  1.12 p.m.  1.00 p.m.  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTENAY  STEAM    NAV. CO.  (LIMITED  TIME CARD No. IO  In    Effect   June 81b, 189_.  U.IYKLS-MKK  HOI.1T-SI--nmrr "IS-ikusp'  Leaves Arrowhead for Nakusp Kobson and ���������'  Trail   Jlondays,  Wednesdays and Fridays at  7 p. m.  Leaves Trail   for  Hobson,  Nakusp,  Arrow  head   and Canadian    Pacilic Railway points  (east   and west.)    Tuesdays,   'I hursdays    and  Saturdays al 4,30 p.m.  Connection is made at Kobson with C. & K-  Uy. for Nelson and Ivootenay Lake points.  MHt.ll.-OKT-TU.UL   KOIITK  Slciiui.r "Mlloii."  Leaves Trail for Nortliport Daily except  Sundays at S a. in., returning to Trail same  evening.  Connects al Northport with S. F. & N.-lty  for Spokane. >-    _  \i:i.*������.\-kA.--.|.0 KIII.TK.���������"Sir K-ifcnnee."  Leaves \clson for Kaslo Daily except Sun  days at 4:15 p.m.  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson Daily except Sun:  days ul, 5:30 a.m.  , Saturday, June 201 li and every 2m1 Saturday  following Steamer leaves Kaslo al, 10 p. m��������� for  Ilonner's Ferry; Returning leaves Uonncr's  rerry Sunday at noon.  The right is reserved to change this schedule  at, any time without notice.  For tickets, rates, etc., apply at Company's  otlice, Nelson.  T. ALLAN,  Secretary.  J. W. TROUP,  Manager  Columbia and Western Railway Go.  Time Table In Effect June 2nd.  Train  No,  . Leaves.  Time,  .  Arrives.   ���������-  TlME,0  Rossland  * 7 -"**- M-  Trail  7545 a.m  0  >!  -  .. 3 ?��������� M-  >>  . 4 V. M.  "2  Trail  5 v- M-  Rossland  5:45 P.M.  4  j*  8 A.M.   .  ii  ��������� 9 A. "St.  S K. corner Baker and Josephine streets.  XELSON. B. C.  FINANCIAL AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  REAL ESTATE,  Loans negotiated on >. cl=on property.   Collect ions made.   Conveyancing documents drawn Tip  Town Lots Lands and Mining OL-uns Handled on Go_~mi_-_oii.  All trains run Daily, on Pacific Standard time.  aOMECTJONS: Columbia and Kootenay Steam Nav.  Co.'s Boats. Spokane Falls and Northern Railway via  Nortliport, Canadian Pacific Eailway via Revelstoke* .  3T0  AT ORTHERN  IN���������PA&iFiG-R.-R.  R  UN *.  Pullman e -  Sleeping. Cars,  Elegant  Dining Cars,  ToiLrist  Sleeping Cars.  /st. imiii;  mi.\xi:ai-oli-  IMLITH  FAKVO  liUtM) , FOUK-  CKOWK-TOX  t. KLK.N.i ullll  TO  KliTTF.  THROUGH   TICKETS  -TO-  ciiicauo  wasihx������;toji .  rilILAI������IXI'lil.t  \i;ir vokk  IH������STO\ ami nil  Points Kiisl,  West ami Soiitli.  M. R. SMITH % CO.  Biscuit Manufacturers.  WHITE   -_TO.R   PBICB   JLIST.  !     VICTORIA        "        B.C. (-������*)  For information, time cards, maps and tickets  call on or write  F. D. GIBBS,  General Agent, Spokane, Wu*h  or        . _ A. D. CHARLTON  Assl. Cent. Pass. Agent Portland, Oregon  f'1^-*'      ORES . . .  cop^r,   WANTED.  "Write for Price=.   Give a^sayi*. etc.  State Ore Sampling Co.,  DENVER, COLO.,

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