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 THE MIUES IS KOOTENAY ARE  AMONG THE EIOHEST IN  AMERICA  THE ORES ARE HIGH-GRADE ,H  SOLD, SILVER, COPPER  AND LEAD.  Whole Numueu 314.  Nelson,  British Columbia, Saturday,  August  29,   1896.  Price Five Cents.  METAL  QUOTATIONS.  ;,       NEW YORK.  Aug.-      '-'2       24      25        21!        27       28  sii.vi-h..i_u_. .. .'m*''. . .������>*!... mi. ��������� .fin*,... -Ml  U;.in. .. .300... .250.. .205... .250.. .250 .. .250  PRODUCE OF THE MINES.  URTUKXSFOU lo.G Ul'TO DATE  OKE TREATED IN KOOTENAY.  Al.Nelson- W.MI  At Pilot Uuy v-;}i'.  At Trail"....  !>.*���������**  48,629  OUE EXPOETED.  From Slocan via Ka=lo 7.0SSI  Slocan via Nakusp..-  o.OU  Ainsworlh    3*. ,  Trail Creek igold ore)  iij'-t 18.ini  "Tons  OV.lOfil  ' In addition 505 tons o������ iinportcd ore have  been treated at Trail.  PROD.CK OF SMT-LTKKS.  Nelson (Rail .linos) Matte   Pilot May, silver lead bullion   Trail Smelter   OltE SHIPMENTS.  U-luriis Since Lust Week.  VIA NKLSON.  Silver King to Nelson   VIA NOUTlirOKT.  Josie to Tacoma ;   via kasi.o.  Washington to Kverett.   Slocan Star to Pueblo   Sloenii Boy to Helena   Slocan SuroriHC   to hverett   White Water to Everett   VIA .AISSWOR.TII.  Skylino to Everett   VIA  NAKUSI*.  ' Slocan Star to Omaha   Idaho to Omaha   TONS  ....1C.79  ....1012.1  ....1052  3713  TONS  790  . 00  . lo  .. 17'  . 30  .    180  .    140  .      20  ISii  MATTE AND BULLION.  (Shipped.)  From Nelson Smelter [Matte]     3S  SMELTER   RETURNS-  HALL MINUS, [Nelson] for week ending  22 Aug.; 790 tons of ore were smelted, producing  51 tons of Matte.  MINING TRANSFERS.  Where no consideration is named in transfer,  the nominal turn of SI is to be understood.)  KELSON  August 11���������  Ivanhoe, Roman Kngloand Anna-. D Rami  toll J Dully.  August 15���������  Secretary and 5 otlier claims-W F Morri.on  andO W duel claim anundivided half int.  August 17���������  Rainy Day-Sam Walker to W Parker.  X Itay-H-lleii .McDougal to \V Parke..        -  Clipper and Purple Queon���������11 C_ osier to J A  "ciuiadian Boy-A Bunker and ll-Wixon to A  Olsen 1. . --,-.,       ,  " Same���������R Wixon to J Malone '.  August 18���������  Teuiiesseo-R J Tunibull to P Reno and 1  Meldin 1-2 ������100.  Aug. 19.  British Lion-W-J Kills to B LM & MCo.  Leap Year-Godfrey Uirstch to Geo J fecheif.  August 20-.  Agent���������W Flannigan  and  J   O'Neil to ��������� W  Bevwiek 1-2 $1.1.  August 25���������  Fairview-A W  S Holmes to Y N Thomson  ct nl all his int. ,,.���������������������������  Gem-J Adamson to same all his mt.  Imperial, National���������A  W *eS Holmes to same  all his int.  August 25��������� "       ' ���������'       *--  Maud S-J Mc Kim to L Wohlhngen 1-2 580.  Norfolk���������A J   Marks lo Raukine Dawson J  Noonday���������j'McAlman to A Fie wry It.  -   Sidney, Andy���������C Knberg to A Thomas 1-2.  August 27���������  Violet���������D Roop to.A Hodgson 1-2 .100.  Indian Chief, Big Boy���������J   A Ryan to   Ihos  Huline 1-2. ,      ,,        0    ..  Fleetwood���������L Strand to Peter Scott. .  August 11��������� .  ..Mayflower nnd Bullion���������Willey and Crawford to li'all and Pollok i SSOO.  Ophcr���������Erickson to Mocrkerke .<���������,.  August 15���������  No3-Scott MacDonald to Haley. -  "   No 1���������Lcndrum to Haley i,"  Deadhead���������'t'lionipHoii to Columbi.i  Mining  O*o *  Lincoln and Celebration���������Harrop and Parki-  son to name ������3000. ,,    ,.       .,  Excelsior���������Moore and Keen to MacDonald  Siot'j.  August 17���������  Lombard���������Walker to Buz/.elti.  Mayllower���������Montgomery to Finch 9-10.  -  uossr.AND.  Enterprise and Excelsior���������John Harris J J  Johnston and O K Hope.  Dcrniody���������Dun Curran to Delia Lowry 1-3.  August 18���������  l^nici-ulda Fraction���������C II Albright to C M  Carpenter 2-9.  Moose���������K Mcehnii to C M Carpenter.  Ida Urown���������.1 W Hi-own loC M Carpenter.  Ida���������John R llailoy lo A M Nelson S50C0.  North Star���������W I Lascelles lo Lillooet FR&  Cariboo G F Co. ?l!25.  Copper���������Chas liutes to E W Talbot.  Lady ofthe Lake���������Uilburt Peoue and W J  Rutherford to'S J Graham 1 8220.  Lost Creek���������M W Sullivan and G Peone to  S J Graham i.  August 19���������  Iron Dike and Granite No 2���������Sydney Norman  to Granite Consolidated Mining Co. ������4000.  Bunialec, Lexington, Uertrand, Gold Leaf,  Copperclado J, North Falls, Adams J���������J C McNeill to John MoMarlin.  Fairview���������W' .) Harris and Frank Watson to  the Fair, iew Gold Mining Co. ������7000.  Baid Eagle Bald Eagle Fraction and Nora  Darling���������James Btiri.c to J H Nolan 1-16 in  each.  Little Hazel Fraction���������Michael O'Brien to 11  S Wxlla.o 1-2.  Hannah Fraction���������W G Adamson to FM  Barcus |.  Niagara���������Chas Innes to L R Chase H-  B C���������Chas Grant to H M Lister i $260.  Buckeye and Minnie No 2���������John Earle toS J  Graham \.  Alcapuiah���������John Hannigan to Chas Hayward J.  Wide West, Boston and Golden Gate���������Paul  Gaston to I toss Thompson.  Rare Bud���������H ETaylor to J Horrocks $500.   .  Copper Top���������Sam Marshall to Mrs D Mc-  I-olleriSOO,  .Mountain Monarch���������II T Bailey and J Eagin  lo R Krannack i.  Nora���������John Peterson and O Johnson to Nels  Johnson 1 $250;  Vanderbilt���������F V Percival to Thos Caven 1-2,  August 13���������  Bald Eagle���������J Burke and.A A MoMillcn to  George Davis 1-2.  Nora Darling, h Silver Queen mid Iron Silver A���������Dennis Shea to George Davis, mortgage  for&OO. .* , ,.r ,  ,,  Gold Shield���������C J Bewley aud AV J Maxwell  to J W Paulbon J.  Tamarack���������Pelcr McLean to J W Paulson  ind Wm Finn \ ?1U0.  August 11��������� :  Chippawa���������Thos Graham to C O'Brien Red-  din and N L Jackson ������50.  Barrot���������D Bonyman to Joseph Vogol afjrce-  .mebt to sell 1-2.  -;  Mary Alice���������Geo II Williams to J Donaldson  White, Swan���������V I) Williamson and Chas  Dougherty to' Crown Point Gold Mining Co,  Hidden Treasure���������same to same.  Dewdney���������D McDcrmid to J J Johnstone  .and C. E. "Hope $15,  Dominion���������W  K Lee and Gus Wassholm to  ���������George Lodge J.  August-15��������� ������  Ebcrdeen, Clearwater, Red Cloud No i, and  Lebanon���������W P Clark to Cris McDonell 1 (j in  .ach,  - White Bear D J Hughes to J Y Cole 'i $300,  T & B���������T F Barrett to Vf E Strickland 1-2  S250.  Annie Fraction���������J R Cook to U E Cover i.  .-  Bornalec and Lexington J and North Falls J  ���������J C Sears to J C McNcal. ?  August 17���������  Michigan and Columbia Star���������Thos Black to ;  C J Cunningham 1-5 in each. j  Kingston���������Johr Kana.li.i_n to J B Wood. i  Kingston���������J B "Wood .to W G Johnston and I  G H Bayne. |  Sarah   Lee���������James McDonald to Jame* An- .  derson j. ' - .  Lone Star No 1���������John Shanahan and  It F '  Ticehurst to H L Lilienthal.  Sarah Lee���������Jas Anderson lo Elling Johnson \ ���������  While Bird���������E W Stroll to J B SctiultzS2J0.  Highland Scotchman���������J J Henagerto J A  Foriu 1-2 ������50.  Peacock _, Fourth of July J���������John Olsen to  M Ifevis #175.  August 4���������  Treadwell���������R Williamson to W Hayward ,������  $75.  Completer���������J McDonald to P H Kclleher $20.  August 5���������  Saxon and Celt���������W Smith lo John Hector I  and i in each, $109.  August 10���������  B. C���������L Sherrin to J Milne.;  August 12���������  Will O'The Wisp,  Gibraltcr 1 in each and  Dalhousie J���������D   J   Darraugh   to  Mrs.   E Mc-  Dougald, $200.  Augustl7���������  Night Hawk and Little Pete���������W J William5  to I) Jfl Call i in each.  Black Bira-Wm Douglas to Mrs. J Crawford 1-2.  August 19���������  Bonanza���������A Johnson to W I Ritchie t, $150.  CORRESPONDENCE.  SINGLE"HANDED UI-MKTALLISM.  To Editor ot tbe Nelson Mineb.  _  Sir:���������lu your issue of the 15th inst.,  you gave your readers au expression of  opinion-oil the great question low be-  toie the people ol* the United States in  particular and tlie-world in general  which cannot but be treated as a huge  joke by all who believe that there are two  sides to every nuestiou, but for the sake  ���������of those who do not take the trouble to  look beneath the surface, it is perhaps  better that some answer should be made,  so with your generous permission I will  ask for space to oiler some views ou the  other side.  The picture you give usof the country  under bi-ruetallisin, but for its due and  fateful ending, reads quite like a chapter  of the "Arabian Nights," aud exhibited  au editorial imagination of a very high  order; in it you leave the plane of practical  politics and soar into regions of pure  speculation, while your prophetic eye  professes to read iu the stars ' of its  owu creation, a state of things truly  fearful and wonderful. But to get,down  business. *���������  You use a powerful argument agaiust  the re mouetization of silver by the U. S ,  that American securities are falling rapidly and every one is trying to scramble  out ot them at the merest prospect of a  silver victory. Experience has taught  that when auy great political issue is at  ��������� stake,-and-no.one_kiio_ws_just_hojy_ things,  are goiug to turn, coinmeicial uneasiness  prevails, some one raises a cry of "fire!*'  and the public like sheep in a flock  scramble helter skelter over each other in  their endeavor to turn their paper into  coin, aud in consequence the price of  stock comes tumbling down.. An American election where the tariff is tlie issue  lias a similar effect on the British manufacturers. A president's message to congress has dropped American Rails on the  Loudon market and so on; and so iu  this case, it is not surprising that with or  without real cause, investors should be  withdi awing fiom American securities-  when the money power is crying "lire!"  , You predict that the States will be  flooded with silver, lhat it will become  the worlds dumping ground for that  metal, that the vaults of, the banks, ami  the tills of the trade-men will fairly burst  with it, that all the silver in the world  will there pile itself up into a ."'gigantic  .mountain," and although you admit that  while this is taking place it will have to  be exchanged for the products of the  iniiies, the forest and the prairie, you  say that it will bring iu the "end untold  misery on the community! What political economy! Oh shades_p_ Stuart Mill!-  You evidently ^ do uot think that a  corner iu silver would follow the same  laws as a corner in any other commodity  aud bring wealth to the nation controlling it." If such a corner could possibly  take place, the bullion value of the metal  would so far exceed its coinage value  thai it would be sold again as bullion to  tbe enormous advantage of the Q. S.  But perhaps you are not aware that the  world's total stock of -silver c _>uld ho  stored in the slope of. the Silver King  mine and eveu then you might go with a  galaxy of caudles in search of it and experience some difficulty in liudiug it,  what a gigantic mountain that amount  would form!  You say that the nations of the earth  would melt down into bars "every  silver  object  they   possessed"   coins,    plates,  trinkets etc.,   and sell them to the people  of the States.   You seem entirely to forget the value in mechanical skill which !  these ornament? possess and which make j  them as ornaments much more valuable.',  than their weight in silver   coin, even  at Sl.29 per ounce, the" highest possible :  price under free coinage at 16 to 1. Why j  then such si tremendous sacrifice. j  You no doubt also expect an enormous ;  increase in the production of silver mines. |  it is probaKe that to a certain extent  this would be true, "but the fact should j  not be overlooked that at the same timp i  the cost of mining per ounce would also '  -   (Continued on fourth page.)  NEWS OF THE GAMPS.  NEIjSON.  In addition to farther smelling plant  the Hall Mines will put in a refining  plant at Nelsou and thus save freight on  their exports.  Discoveries of rich quartz on this particular hill have been fiequent, and this  is scarcely to be wondered at when it is  remembered that the Poorman is on oue  side and the rich alluvial gravels of Forty  Nine Creek on the other. The locality is  practically a northern spur of that group  of hills known ns Toad Mountain, nnd  rich specimens of free milling gold  quartz have been found all over it.  A rich discovery ot free milling gold  ore lias beeu made ou the Majestic. This  claim which is situated on the hill between Eagle and Forty-Jiine Creeks, id  the property ot John Miles the well  known constable of Nelson. It s under  bond at present to eastern parties  for 830,000. A payment of $1,000 becomes  due early in September and Sl'4,000 in  March and also September 1897. The  bonders have five men at work and are  engaged in pushing ahead the tunnel as  well as opening up the vein et other  points.  KOSSLAND.  The new compressor plant ou the Columbia and Kootenay was to start work  on Wednesday.  Another discovery of a fine body of  clear ore has been made on the Mugwump, 800 feet east of that reported last  week. The new discovery which is close  to the boundary line between the Mugwump and Citv of Spokane, is being  opened up as fast as possible by day and  night shifts.  The Crown Point mine has practically  become the property of Mr. Gooderham.  He has bought all the stock with the ex  ception of about 40,000 treasury shaies  wlrch are in the hands of the public.  Mr. T. G. Blackstock the .well kuown  barrister and Mr. Geo. Stimson a financial agent have negotiated the deal. The  purchase includes four adjoining claims  uot previously owned by the -Crowu  Point. They are the Tiger, White Swan,  Hidden Treasure, and Uncle Sam. The  same parties have also bonded the R. __.  Lee and Maid of Eriu. The price paid  has not transpired but it is probably in  the neighborhood of 8400,000.  are several locations showing Urge bodies*  of ore running from 84 00 to 816.00 at  surface.  Across the lake two miles from ���������the  townsite there are large bodies iron and  copper sulphide ore carrying valuo from  a truce to 817.01) aud. only a hole from  one to five teet deep.  The mineral claim .Boston Boy is now  being worked by Lowe, Bostwick Hendee  snd Spellman. It shows a fiue vein of  iron cupping which assays 88 at surface.  On Thursday's boat of this week from  Trail 4 men came to work 5 claims across  thc lake. The claims are owned by Cbas  Gray, O. Kmidsen, S. J. Graham and  Harvey Hogleeon, all.of Trail, B. C.  Mr. R. Bostwick ot Trail came in on  the Str. Lyttou' on Monday ���������*vening to  begin work on the claim Comit. Tins  claim has n very fine vein, assaying at  surface 87,00 in "gold and 3 ounces silver.  The two cl-ims, Imperial and another  are now being worked by their owners,  Thos Alexander and John Stussi. On  the Imperial' they have a hole aboutlO  feet deep and it is a very fine showing nt  that depth which is surely hu improvement on the surface assay of 86.  The Genoa, owned by Bostwick, Spellman, Lowe, and Hendee, has a showing  of a five foot ledge assaying 811.00.   The  SLOCAN.  The .Sandon waterworks have been  completed at a cost ot 88000.  Eleven men are now employed on the  Currie.  The Queen Bess has 125 tons on the  dump and.will commence shipping.  Ore has again been -truck on the  Enterprise and also on the West Mount.  A rich strike has beeu made on the  Oregon at Ten Mile. It is a four foot1  vein of peacock and grey copper.  The Ledge says that Vancouver  people are turning their attention to the  Slocau, but that most of them want a  good shipping mine with a boarding  house on it for 8f>00. Some want a concentrator too.  Work has been renewed upon the  Arlington, men having been sent up  on the '2i3_d.  The Canadian Company, controlling  the Wellington'and other mines near  Bear Lake are doing considerable  development' work under an able and  careful management. They are also  building a wagon road from the mine  to their siding on the Kaslo & Slocan  railway "ouhder_the~direction"-o���������������their-  engiueer W* R* Ashmith,  Work is being carried on towards  developing the Bondholder group on  the divide between Springer aud Lemon creeks. R. Campbell Johnson is in  charge. *   .,  '  Sandon at this time is a worthy rival  of liossland. It's floating population is  dense. Great development is being  carried on in the vicinity and although  not as attractive a place as Rossland  it premises to lead that place in the  matter of value produced.  The .waggon -road now being-built  up Ten Mile to the' Enterprise will-  open up an exceptionally "promising  district upon* which . men . have been  working I'or the past live years'without any transporting facilities.  At Mhe present time tlie trail down  the Slocan Kiver to Slocancrossing is  nearly cleared out. This route is a  (���������nick way of reaching the south from  the Slocan poinls, The Trail is very-  lair and tho distance from the Lake to  the Crossing some :t*> miles. Some  good timber and fairly heavy soil  occurs in this wide valley.  WATERLOO.  The Lillooet and Fraser River people  are ' working between 25 or3(J'men principally on the Aaron group.  Speaker Higgins with Messrs. Corsan,  Monteith aud Crawford, have been examining the miues in the Waterloo district.  Mr. Higgins is interested iu the Charleston group consisting of "the Charleston,  Iron King and Jessie and is pleased with  the showing. Men are at work developing  the Charleston. .  DEER    1'ABK.  (From our Correspondent.)  Capt. Fitzstubbs has in the Queen of  the West a line showing. There is probably six feet of ore at the surface which  assays 819.00. _,  THE A00IDENT ON THE OcLUMBIA.!  LOCAL   NEWS.  Mr. J. H. Silli* of Fratikford, Ontaiio,  ono of the Toronto Excursionists, was on  board the Nalmsp at Waterloo when the  ncaideut to Coir er happened and was  seen by The Misku reporter on Tuesday.  He said he saw the accident and Captain  Gore was not to blame as far as he could  see in any respect There were several  men iu small boats trying to save the  man. and the steamer did not leave until  it was seen that he hnd sunk for the last  lime, he should say it was between 15  nnd 20 minutes after the boat wns upset  before the steamer started. It must have  been 15 minutes at the least.  A representative of The MiNF.it was on  Ihe "Nakusp" on Thursday and the following is the result of his visit.  CaptaiuGore was seeuaud said he made  tbe usual landing at Waterloo and was  sigunlled all clear for leavi*>g. He theu  rang the bell as usual to start. The  wheel was kept goiiiK all the time at  Waterloo owing ,to the iu rent, and it is  impossible to see anything in the water  from  the  pilot  house  until it is quite a  distance from  house  the boat.  The air is full of smoke wbith is  thicker than it was in July.  Tenders aie inviieil for the .redinn  of ii boarding Iioiimi at the Silver King.  Those mysterious fish the Kokam-e  an' running strung in the Cottonwood  and other streams.  Among the visitors to Nelson during  Ihe week have been the lliins. J. Martin and D. 11' McMillan ot* Winnipeg.  Messrs. TurniM* Beeton & Co. are  moving into the new store which they  n*ci*nily purchased from tin* estate nf  11, li. Lemoii un Vernon street.  It is said that orders have been re.-  ceived at Pilot Bay to have everything  in readiness for starting the Smelter  on the 1st September.  Me-srs. C.   D. Rand and D. S. Wallr,  biidge have opened  a mining agency ill*'  Sandon and nre  prepmed  to handle tiiVy-v  legitimate pioperties  that  mi.y   be   intrusted to them.  The water in the reservoir.is so filthy'1  that   we   earnestly   iidvine    everyoue--  him there was a boat npset in the water.  He looked liround and saw the boat and  also  saw men in a boat going to pick it  .. .    . | up,  as he thought.    He did not see any  Standard owned by Hughes & Co., runs i mun  jn the water, and did not know of  Someone told   to refrain from drinking it unless noil-  819.00 at the surface. The Trailite  owned by Johnson & Co., runs 89.50  four feet down. ���������  Itis strange that few capitalists have  as yet examined this part of the Kootenny. At Waterloo men are putting in  money on  properties that assay $4.00,  the drowning until some time after. He  was at the landing between ten and fifteen minutes. Capt. Gore has nothiug  to reproach himself with and courts the  strictest investigation.  Pruser Hendee said that the boat was  put ou   board at Trail, he tried to find  get the freight paid but  We have many claims that assay from | the owner t<- g<  86.50 to $20.00 lying idle awaiting the'could no .   The man who  brought the  -������������������---- boat on board paid his fare.   The man  "Music of the drill."  Mr.  lately  Geo. Ellis of Vernon B. C. has  stocked the mineral c!aim British  Lion for $700,000 and bas sold shares  enough to work 4 men on the claim for  6 months. This clnim has a very good  surface showing and assays 810. Mr. I  Ellis is interested in a number of claims  here and is showing up some very fine I  property. J  Messrs. John Limbman, and Robert  Dodd came to town on the Str. Nakusp  on Tuesday. * Mr' Limbman has recently purchased 100,000 shares in The  Young America, at Rtssland. at $1.00.  Mr. Limbmau has had two prospectors  in here for the past six weeks and is well  pleased with the locations made. He  will probably |invest in claims here at  once.  The owners "of the. Wild Horse are  working away 100 feet under ground.  For 50 feet they have been working  through slate impregnated with copper  and iron, carrying about 82.00 in gold.  If the theory that veins get their value  from adjoining formation is right, the  vein in the Wild Horse, when struck  should be O. K. This vein is traceable  and located for one and one-half miles,  strong cropping all the way.  MARRIAGES.  Aug. 18th, at the Methodist Church,  Nelson, by the Rev. Geo. Morden. Geo.  H. Greeu tp Dora Miller, both of Rossland,  At the Roman Catholic Church, Nelson  B. C. on the 23rd inst.. Rev. Father  Potes officiating, John F. Fitzpatrick,  late of Victoria, was married to Miss  Katie McGuigan, of Spokane. The newly  married couple intend making their home  at Kaslo B. C.     .  Aug, 25th, in the Church of England  Mission Room, Nelson, by the Rev. H.  Irwin. George Cadenhead Hodge, of Nelson, B. C, to Charlotte Cudlip of New  Westminister."  Aug. 2CthTih_the_Church~of~England  Mission Room, Nelson, by the Rev. H. S.  Akehur.t. William Kerrs Browne to  Mary Anne Amelia Davies, both of  Waneta, B.C. .  HIGHWAY ROBBERY.  George B. McCauley, secretary of the  Cariboo Gold Mining Compauy was Btuck  up and robbed of three gold bars valued  at $11,000 on the road from Camp Mc-  Kiuney to Marcus. When about"2^  miles from camp he was- hailed by a  masked mau with the demand "Give us  yonr money" acceutuated by a levelled  carbine. Mr. "McCauley then according  to his owu uccouut got out of the buggy  went to tho back Jof it where, the bullion  was and without moie ado threw the bags"  ou to the bank and also handed ont some  cash he had iu his. pockets. He .was  unarmed and made no resistance.  This is the most extraordinary, story  we have ever heard of. It is almost incredible to believe that au officer of the  company should undertake to carry 811,-  (XX) worth of gold, the property of the j  interests he is paid !  who wus drowned got on board at Waterloo and whilst the meu were unloading  and busy, with the help of passengers,  put the "boat iuto the water ou thc off  side, a thing which is strictly forbidden.  The man then got into the boat aud was  carried by the current to the .wheel  where the boat was upset. The drowned  man alone was to blame iu the matter.  Had he paid the freight ou the boat the  crew would have put it oft" for him on the  proper side and ther. would have been  no accident.  Chief Engineer Chapman was attending to his engines and felt the wheel  strike the boat. He rau to the side and  saw the boat, upset. He siezed a life  buoy, aud threw it overboard. He did  not see the man in the water, but shouted  "man overboard" and sent word forward.  Then the bell rang aud he had to attend  to his engines, the lines were thrown off  the shore and he went ahead slowly.  After a short time the Captain rang for  full steam aiid they went on.  Mate McAlister could not find the  owner of the boat, and did not have  anything to do with putting it. off,  was told after the steamer was loosed  from shore that a boat was upset and  a man was in the water. He looked  out and saw men trying to'reach something in the water with poles, and was  afterwards told it was the man,' who  was then floating with his head under  water, and that the poles reached  within two feet of him. It was impossible to render any assistance from  the steamer. .  Mr. G. C Hodfce was a' passenger.  The steamer was at the landing above  ten minutes and he had time to read  a long letter and answer it. He heard  no noise ������nd did not know of any accident until afterwards.  From all that could be gathered no  one on the steamer could be blamed in  the matter. If the* freight on the boa I  had been paid, and the crew unloaded  it as usual, tJiere would have been nn  accident. The small hoat seen could  do more than the steamer and the  man wasdiowued and sank befoie tue  steamer-was-far fron:-t-h.--landiug'.   SETTLEMENT  OF   THE   SCHOOL  QUESTION.  The Globe's - Ottawa correspondent  anuounces that as a result of a friendly  conference betweeu Premier Laurier and  his colleagues and the Manitoba ministers, Messrs. Sif ton, Cameron and Watson, a settlement of the Manitoba school icontinuTilly  question has been reached. The correspondent adds: .'This is a gratifying  result, entirely due -to the conciliatory  policy pursued by "Premier Laurier and  .bis colleagues, which has had such a  splendid effect in educating public  opinion upon the whole subject."  DOMINION PARLIAMENT.  In the ��������� speech from the Throne it was  announced that at" the present session  that the supplies would be considered;  the- operation of the tarill* will bo  made a subject of enquiry during the  recess, aiid a measure adopted that will  lighten  the burdens of the people with-  edand filteied.  The Government ;hav������* altered the-  terms of todays sale from cash tn  twentyfive per cent down and the balance on the 29th September. < ;  Mr.  Scott McDonald   has been ap- ���������  pointed receiver of the Payne Group.- ���������  pending the settlement of the dilli-j^-.  ciices between Mr. A. VV. McCune anif"  Mr. S. S. Bailey.  Mr. J.    Roderick    Robertson, ' local ;  managing direcU\r tor tlie London  aud  Britisti Columbia Gold Fields L'd., Loh-'-  dou, Eng., is opening au on.ee in Nelson."  Mr. Clive Phillipps  Wolley,  spoils-,  man, novelist, journalist, and  inii.er ���������  has now beeu made Sanitary In.pi t-  tor.    When he has finished with Ri.ss- .,  land  we  shall be glad t'> see him. iu .j  Nelson. . _*-.  The body of the Chinaman who com���������*'"  mitted suicide from the steamer Nakusp v  about a month ago, and whom Mr. G_ H.���������-'  Maunsell luade such a gallant attempt  to rescue, was loiind on the short; at v  Galena Kay o. Tuesday by Paul Hill.-'  It was much decomposed. . ���������*���������;  The. English church is barely large  -.'.tough for it's   present congregation''  and in'view of the rapid growth,of.  Nelson  it is obvious thai a larger edi-,';;  lice   will   shortly   be   required.,   The*,:  trustees of the church hope to be utile,,  to buy  the two lots adjoining the-present site at the sale this afternoon so,  as  to   have  room   for  future   coiilin-.  gencies.  The Directors of the-Kootenay Lake  General Hospital beg to thank tlie "La--  dies Hospital- Aid- Society" 'most 3 sincerely for the tollowing much ��������� heeded  ai tides, viz.: three bundles of old linen,  three cotton and three flannelette night  sliirts," mniraziues. Mowers, etc., winch  have added mucii iu ihe- pleasure aud  comfort of the patients.  The Spokesman Review has issued un  illustrated guide to Eastern Washington,  with a trip into British Columbia. The  book is entitled '"A Race for Empire"  and is decorated on its cover with the  Stars--and stripes and British eusign  grouped, indicative of ihe kindly feeliug  between oiir neighbors and ourselves.  The work is from the presses of ltund  McNully & Co. of Chicago and is consequently excellent.  Building -operations are very brisk in  town. East linker street Hugs with the  sound of hammers on Mr. G.epel'a aud  Mr. Mara's large and handsome buildings  fhe plans for H. Clement', new brick  building, the first pf the kiud iu Nelson,  have���������bean.. prepared_lby_ _C_. E. Doty. .  Judging from .them the building will be.-  a very handsome cone. It will have a  frontage of 50 feet to Baker street nud  70 feet to Josephine street.. W. A. Jowett will enct ��������� a buildiug 30x60 to fill the  gap on Baker street between Thomson's  and Lawrence's. Residences of every  sort nre springing up on ali sides, and  this too before the sale of Government  lots--which tnkes-place this afternoou.  Judging from   the  numbers   of  people'  ������������������'.I  to be seen pouring over the  plans and hunting up pegs' in the brush  there will be a very brisk demand for  dwelling propertie's,  . '  NKWSrAIM.U.'SASD MINING NKWS.  shareholders, whose  to protect, a two days journey through a  rough country swarmiug with bad char- \ ol7t, d-iii'g injustice to any interests, and  acters without any   means of   defence, j immediate steps will  he taken to effect a  Mr. McCauley was also apparently alone., settlement of the school question.  It was simply courting robbery. .1    ^\xo ��������� Libeial' members .of British Col-  The Cariboo miue has been a dividend ! un_bia,   the   Northwest   and, Manitoba  payer for some timo and has distributed I waited on Premier Laurier and discussed  upwards  holdeis.  of S1O0.C00 amongst its share-  HOBLE IIVE STOCK-  " The 50,000 shares placed with Moore &  O'Brien .-at Kaslo were all sold out at  once and application for 10,CJ0 moie  were received.' The balance of treasury  Western affairs, including tho vacant  portfolio of the Interior. The result  of the conference was that this portfolio  would not be Billed until the school question was finally disposed of and then it  will go to Manitoba.  Mr. Edgar has been chosen as Speaker  of the lipase without any opposition save  a remark from Sir Charles Tupper that  he regretted  the custom of alternating  titock, 250,0.0 shares were also at once I Englii.-h and -trench members m the  taken up, many going to St. Paul. The j chair had not been followed. Mr. Edgar  company is therefore provided with 875,- i acknowledged the honor dune nun in  ��������� '- .       ���������������������������-    -..--I.   -. _--n i-:i_ _ i jjQjjj   English  and  trench  amid cneers  from all sides of the House.  Mr. Geo. Ellis, who is working the  British Lien, brought in some very fine  rock and assays prove lhat the vein is  improving.  The floating wharf which is uow being  built at the foot of Water street will soon  be completed and steamers will have no  courts'in the laud  more trouble in  landing ou  account ot  shallow water.  000 in cash with which it will build a  concentrator aud conuect the same with  the mice by a tramway. It is said that  40 cents, has been refused for the shares,  which were issued at 25 cents.  The relatives of those killed in the  Point Ellice bridge disaster at Victoria  have combined to light the damage  claims, if... necessary through all the  They have retained  as counsel Messrs. A. N. Richards,.Q- C  ', Victoria: I). G. MacDounell, Vancouver;  On Cavnse Creek, four miles from the [ D**Alton McCarthy, Q. C, and E. B. Osier,  towusite'of Deer I'ark (Northeast) there  Q. C, Toronto.  MissK.  Bellamy   who  is  a  Kindergarten teacher lias arrived   in  Nelson ���������liid purpii.es opening a school: i  . Iiss Bellamy addre-sed a  meeting in ]  the Fire Hall on  Thursday,   fully ex-!  plaining Kindergarten woik and  dur-|  ing. the  next  few days  will   make   a  personal eall upon the  parents,   when  it is hoped  that  she  will  meet with  siitlicieut   encouragement  to  make, a  Kindergitrten   iu   Nelson   an   accomplished lact  in the near futute.  The New Denver Ledge  relates a story  of ,a  man   trying for '.I months to get an  article  about Trail Creek  iuto the London Mining .Jmii mil. ll is quite possible.  Many  would-be authors   try    all  their  lives  to win the  favor of editors without  sneeecs.     Surely    our    S!ocrin������ brother'  must  know   that if  we  printed  all the  (."iirimuiiica'ions  wo  receive we should,  apart from running the risk of libel actions  and  stray  bullets,  ttuii our papers into  the  dullest   lays on earth.   It  is quite  possible that  the nnforliiuate correspondent   at   Trail   was   illiterate,- and  the  editor of  the Miuing Journal has something else  to   do besides correcting his  correspondents MS .. or it was too long, '  or  else   contained  no satisfactory introduction  of the writer or other-guarantee  of veracity.    Many  such reach our otlice  and go sliaiclit into the waste paper basket'and   we   have   no,,doubt   that the-  editor   of   the Ledge receives  numbers  that he cannot possibly print.    As tarns  j the Miuing Journal  is concerned, itis  | uot   fair  to  hold   it up as an instance of  jneglect  to   B.C.    For tl*e Inst two" years  ! it has been thti exception to find an issue  '��������� without   reference "to some of our mines  j and   Trail  Creek   has  received its  full  : share of notice.  I    The  London   papers   generally suffer  t . -.     , i from  a  plethora of  news and they are  -(obliged    to   discard   everything  except  those  matters  in    which  most  of  their  readers are deeply interested.   New min-  j ing camps, e=.p* cially io America, scarcely  !c.n_e witiiiu  this    scope  until   British  ! capita! is invested in them.  !       .'   |     Fruit   is   being   shipped    from    New _.  * Westminster to Manitoba.  Hay is selling on  7 a ton.  the  Fraser  river  at  . THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY,   AUGSUT 29, 1896.  'i ���������.  i*i.-  ���������i -  E. 5. TOPPING  TRAIL, B. C.  Has for sale lots in Trail and Deer Park.   Also  Mines in all parts of the Kootenay Gold Belt  Can furnish stock in legitimate propositions.  po not Monkey Wiih Wild Cats.  Will be pleased to   answer  any business   enquiries.  [i-'ir  Tne Red Book.  Price $4. per Copy  The Only Directory of the Province in Two Years.  A COMPLETE GAZETTEER  of over 500 points in British Columbia, many of whicli have never before  appeared in any Directory or Tnxle Keference Book  with Location, Population &c.  BANKING TOWNS TELEGRAPH OFFICES  EXPRESS OFFICES  RAILWAY STATIONS  POST OFFICES  MONEY ORDER OFFICES  HEALTHY  COMPAIUSON.  Tue Toronto Globe thus iliaeusses the  prospects of British Columbia as com-  ' pared with the Transvaal. The discovery of gold iu the Transvaal, it says,  occurred in 1886 ou the Witwatersrand,  the held being a nanow strip of land,  the greatest width of whicli is 11 miles-  The development, of the Hand was by no  means so rapid as the development in  the British Columbia miniug fields gives  promise-of being. The Rand yielded in  1887 35,000 ounces of gold, worth a little  less than $600,000..   This bus beeu gradu-  all increased until in 1891 the production  was 2,024,162 ounces, valued at close upon $35,000,000. The output duriug the  present year will be at least $40,000,000  in value, and may total S-0,000,00. yearly  by 1900, when the maximum production  will be reached.- The Trail Creek district alone iii British Columbia bids fair  to rival the Band. It is but a little over  a year since the first mine, Le Roi, began  to ship ore. ' The production of the camp  last year was in the neighbourhood of a  million dollars, and this year it will, according to the statements of men with  no inducement to deceive, reach ab least  $5,000,000. A single mine already pays  monthly dividends of 825,000, and oc-  cassionally of $50,000, and there are' 11  mines actually producing nud shipping  ore to the smelters. The production of  gold, therefore, ou this British Columbian  hill sde camp .is already greater thau  that of the Hand in the second year of  its development. Looking at the facts.  as they stand, and lemembering how  difficult it must be to fiud profitable employment for surplus Britisli capital at a  time when investments in the United  States are no longer thought of, and  when South Africa, the great Held of the  past decade, is piactically closed because  of wm*, it seems probable that m a year  or two at the most Canadian mines "ill  iind a place ou the Euglish stock lists.  and the exploitation of the mineral  wealth of the Dominion will be seriously  begun.  'Now nothing, is sweeter to our ears  than to hear the praists ol our country,  bat we do not wish nor do we like to  hear them overstated. There jis no mine  that we know of paying $25,000 a month.  in dividends, nor are there 11 miues at  Trail Creek actually shipping ore to the  smelters, though throughout Kootenay  there are at least 40 shipping mines. *'  John's pictures, especially his early  ones are familiar to the whole - world.  Hip "Black Brunswick.i-s'' and "Huguenots" are to he found on many a  cottage wall as well as in the galleries  of pa luces.  At the end of last, week Ihe death  roll of New York had reached 64 a day  and the prostrations V������i, with no sign  of tho heat, abating.  Daly, Devancy, Gnll.igh(*r, and  Whitehead, four irishmen imprisoned  for complicity in dynamite explosions  have been released by the Queen's  clemency.  NOTES.  GAZETTE NOTICES.  IKrorn the B. C. Gazette of 20tli Aug., 18%]  APPOIXTMJ-NTS.  Gilbert Malcolm Sproat, ol Sandon,  Esquire, to be a Stipendiary Magistrate  within and for theconuty of Kootenay  aud the Kettle Eiver mining division of the Yale Electoral District.  NEW  INCORPORATIONS.  . Columbia and Ontario Gold Mining  Co. Ld. Capital $750,000 in $1 shares.  Directors J. 13. Miller, It. R. Uamey, J. Y.  Cole and Jonathan White.  Pacific Consolidated Gold .lining Co.  Ld. Capital 8500.000 in $1 slimes. Head  office Victoria. Directors, ti. Al. Perdue  Josiah Hemaus aud C. Ni'Gowen. Objects, to acquire the Minerva aud Happy  Dog claims at Alberni.  Phoenix Consolidated .Mining Co. Ld.  Capital $750,000 iu $1 .shines; Head  ��������� office Sandon, Directois," .1. D. Farrell,  Jas. E. Poupore, Miltou W. limner, Geo.  McL. Brown and Jas. Burridge. Objects  to acquire the Phoenix. Libby H and  Alhambia mineral claims.  1 Rossland Homestake Gold Mining Co.  Ld. Capital $1,000,000 iu $1 shares.  Head office, Rosslaud.. Directors, W. G.  Johnson, D..M. Linnard and G. H. liayne  Objects, to acquiie the Homestake mine  and general.  Two Friends Mining Co. L'td., c.inilal  875,000 in SI shares: Head office" V::n-  couver; Directors E- E. Kvuis, F*. C.  Innes, Chiis. T. Dunbar, Osborne PI nuket. Objects, to - acquire ��������� the Two  Friends aud other claims in the Slocan.  Young British'American Mining O.  L'td, capital $l,U0(),0O0 in SI shares;  "Head otlice liossland; Directors, Howard  U. Walters, K. C. Pollett and J. II.  Adams:   .-  The Colonist announces that application is being made for a private bill  for a raihvay from the southern boundary of British Columbia between the  13.th and 136lh degrees of longitude lo  thn not thern boundary of the Province.  As there does not happen to hi; any  spot on the' southern boundary line  between those degrees of longitude,  which on ���������he 49th parallel are far out  in the Pacilic the information is rather  vague.  The collapse of the Anglo American  Hydraulic Company on the Similka-  meen is giving rise ton great "deal of  comment throughout the country and  disappointed shareholders are trying  to make some one responsible, criminally for t heir losses. The prospectus  ot* the company upon the stiength of  which the shareholders weie induced  to invest their money would be an interesting document at the present  time. If it is plain that the prospects  of the mine,.as therein set forth, weie  of to sanguine a natuie, either purposely or in consequence of careless  investigation, then someone ought to  suffer. The whole management, of  companies in British Columbia -is too  lax and there is a wide door for di.-  honesty. The law is good enough. If  the special British Columbia made  article is not satisfactory, there is the  Imperial Act 'embodied in our own  Statutes. But Acts ot Parliament are  of no avail if they are not enforced.  A POCKET REFERENCE BOOK  OF'ALL THE  TRADES,  PROFESSIONS.    INDUSTRIAL   AND  MINING   ENTERPRISES.  Over 6000 Business   and Professional  Firms, Full Names ot Partners, Kinds of  Business,  Street Address in Cities.  PUBLISHED BV  THE     ���������   MERCHANTS'    {    AGENCY,  VANCOUVER AND VICTORIA. (350)  ENLARGED PREMISES,  ENLARGED STOCK,  put   Reduced   Prices   ii)   the  FOLLOWHSTG-  Groceries,     Tinware,    Graniteware,  Glassware and Crockery.  FRED WILLIAMSON  ���������Has   Opened  Up In���������  Gent's  ���������> =  ������   Furnishings,  In  the Store Lately Occupied by  the Telegraph Office   on  Baker Street. 301  _@^AT THE~__1  IDEAL GROCERY STORE  BUCHANAN & ROBINSON Proprietors  (301)  Latest in Lady's Belts & Blouse Sets  MINING NOTES.  NEWS OFTHE WORLD.  *J i  The Imperial Parliament was prorogued on the 14th inst.  At .Ilsinigfoo in China ���������'-MXJ0 _Mo-j  hammeden merchants are said to have j  been murdered by Imperial command j  and their" wives and female children]  Isold. ������ '    .       |  Dr.   Nansen.   the   celebrated  Arctic'-  voyager has been found and  rescued !  hy the Jackson Fam worth expedition, j  The two parties  camped accidentally  within a tew miles of each other and  Mr. Jackson met Dr. Nansen by chance  on the i^e.   The doctors chronometers  had stopped and he  was ignoiant  of!  his localty. ". j  Count Arthur Pallavicini has  shot !  himself at Buda Pesth  becau.c Miss:  Ethel Barrison  one ot the troupe of:  American   music hall  artists  refused  his addresses,    The lady is one of live  sisters who are well and unfavorably ,  known in N'ew   York  and in  Europe. :  They recently had to leave Berlin hur-  riedly.   The young lady attended the;  Counts  funeral   clad  in   the  deepest ���������  mourning.  Sir John Millais who only recently  succeeded Lord Leighton a. President  of the .Royal Academy,   is dead.   Sir  The London Financial News sins:  "Znlulaud promises to .become .,������ soine  importance as* a gold mining uuiiuiiy.  The number of prospecting licence-, "u  force at the begiuing of this year was 498  as against 297 twelve mouths earlier; the  number of Europeans engaged in prospecting and mining was 264 against 13,  nnd of natives 1,115 agaiust S70."  A telegram from Port Townsend announces that the placer diggings ou  Glacier and Miller Creeks iu Alaska have  beeu fonud by recent surveys to be in  British Territory. The survey was made  by Prof. Ogilvie and by it about seven  miles of rich country are transferred to  t he -Union -J ackr^-About- 200 miners are  affected.  Satisfactory progress is reported from  claims in the vicinity of Kamloops. The  ore appears to be a pyritic iron carrying  gold and copper. In an experimental  sample of matte, which concentrated the  oie 4 tol there were GO per cent, of copper  aud 310.50 in gold. The mining regions  of British Columbia seem only to be limited hy the-bomidaries of the Province.  Ou the Rand, South Africa, for the  first half of this year the dividends-paid  by mining companies���������twenty-one in all,  amounted to .4854,851, as agai'nst ������1,360,-  232 paid by thirty-two companies in the  ti'St half of 1895. The tot.il production  was 1,055,001) ounces, valued at about.  jC'I.5(K),0()0. Tbe" dividends, therefore,  amounted to nearly 26 per cent ot the  output." - .���������*���������_.  The Gem mine, at Wallace, Idaho, has  closed down indefinitely. The pumps  have been withdrawn, and the mine will  be allowed to fill with water. The low  price of silver aud lead is tbe cause ol  closing. With the value ofthe products  about "half what they were when the  mine was opened, aud all expenses about  the same as then, the margin to the  owners was small. Everything is in good  shape, and'with higher prices on silver.oi  lead, work, will be resumed with a full  force. The mine has employed about 125  men, but for months past 60 to 80 has  been the usual force.  Some very rich gold-bearing quaitz  has recently been discoveied near the  village^ of .Lillooet. About two months  ago the Golden Eagle began to attract  attention aud siuce has been found to be  very rich; A latter discovery is the  Golden Cache, iii which T. W. Patterson  and Wm. Munsie. of Victoria, have  secured interests, This mine was discovered several months ago by Joe Cope-"  laud, on Indian hunter, and was sold to  Victoria and Vancouver parties. The  ledge is situated 3,000 feet above sea  level and 1,600 feetobove CayoosLt creek.  It crops out on the side of the precipice  and is traceable for 2,50(1 to 3,000 feet,  showing a width of from 22 feet to 24  feet, and underlying a slate formation  carrying gold. The ore shows gold all  over tbe ledge, and the ��������� specimens  brought to Victoria are literally studded  with the yellow metal. Assavs running  all the way from 8.00 to 330,00(1 to the  ton have been made. The extent of the  ledge has, or course,' yet to be detir-  miued by development, but enough is  exposed to prove the mine to be of great  value.  A Full Line of 1847 Eogers Bros.' Table Ware.  Watch Repairing a Specialty,   All Work Guaranteed.  JACOB DOVER'S, BAKER ST., NELSON.  (219)  &-m-aodie i_isr e^gkl^^id  Only one place to get  them in  Kootenav  lhe P.. 0. Store.    GILKER k WELLS.  ZrSTH-LSOID-T <Sc PILOT _B__4_.Y.  Why Drink Your Whiskey Straight  When it is much nicer with Soda Water,:  or any other of our drinks  All our soft drinks are guaranteed to kill any microbes that  may   exist   in   the   whiskey   but   are   perfectly  harmless to human beings.  Orders Delivered Promptly to Any Part of the Town.  NELSON SODA WATER FACTORY  391  Thos. Dunn ������ Co., L'd.  DEALERS IN  MINERS', BLACKSMITHS' AND MILL SUPPLIES,  11.411 AMI SHEET  IKON, MIN Kit V I'M KS, IUK ..INI*   SHEET STEEL,  III.VEKS- SHOVELS, MIKE HOPES, IHAMLLA HOI-ES,  IIY.VtMITE   USD AHD CAPS.  SOLE AGENTS FOR THE  CINNABAR.-.MINING  Write for Quotations.  cos   QUICKSILVER.  Cable Address. "Dunn."  (������33)  ^.^IISrCOT-T^IEIR,,  _B.  O.  ALBION IRON WORKS Co., LIMITED  ,_e JsroiisrEE_Rs_  IRON FOUNDERS, BOILER MAKERS. * **..*'  '.    MANUFACTURERS OF MARINE AND  LAND   ENGINES.   BOILERS,   ETC;,  FISH CANNING   AND   MINING  MACHINERY, HYDRAULIC GIANTS,  * -* .,        * PIPES   AND SINKING   PUMrS  IOR MINES.  .   French Ranges, Stoves, Grates, Etc.  MULE   AC'ENTS rOK IIE.VKY   II. MO|tTIUM;THVS >1FAM    I'l MI'S   AMI l__l.ItHII.l_  HOCK. UKILL  CO.'S KTEA.1I  ItOl'K  MULLS.  <  No. 6 Chatham and 71 Store Street.  We are now Ileceiving Weekly Shipments of   Cr^m^2^B_utt_erinjp_ne__Ho_und_Pats  lie. We Beccommena to le of Sprior Quality.  's Bay Company,  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  (258  Individuality  ... of Feet!  No two pairs or feet are exactly alike.  Your kindest flat-footed friend could  not make his shoes fit your narrow toed foot. Bat  here's a shoe made Jn eo many different shapes,  widths and sizes, after Nature's fcrias. that any man  can sret his exact flt, no matter what kind of feet ho  la addicted to. Mado by tho famous Ooodywar Welt  proceai. In black or tan ..air-akin. Each pair stamped  ok tha sol* $3.60, $4 SO,-$5 60 per Pair.  The Slater Shoe (for Men.)  P. 0. DKAWER 12  VICTORIA, B.C  <205)  e-^-SSrWHOLESALE AND  RETAIL^S*=9  COrt'TD;  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  A full stock of Drugs, Patent Medicines, Chemicals and Toilet  "Articles,   Wholesale and  Retail.    Goods Right.    Prices  Right.    Prompt attention to all orders.   _  o  THE McDOWELL, ATKINS, WATSON, CO  10 AND 12 CORDOVA STREET,  600 GRANVILLE STREET.  417 HASTINGS STREET 127  VANCOUVER, B. C.  I'll.KKU A* WELLS. Sole A sen Is I'or Nelson. tiltEE.V  IlKUS.. ..(.'".Ills al Kaslo.  HUNTER IIKOS.. KE.MilCII'K anil CO.. Agents al Kossl.uicl.  Ill NTKIl, .n.KI.VXOX .. ������:��������������� Aiu-iU* al Thr������. Forks.     THOS. WILSON, Assent :i( Trail.  372  DUDLEY.D. LANCASTER.  N.. B. BUCKLER  BUCKLER & LANCASTER  Will  Buy and Sell on  Commission  MINES AND STOCKS IN TRAIL CREEK,  BOUNDARY GREEK and SLOCAN CAMPS  and air Legitimate Properties Elsewhere.  M KITE TO l!i. j X*90S_ 4JOKJ0-- I1YDJ' ULOCK,  LIEBELt'S. TELECJUPBIV VIPHF.U.J S_=0*Kl___ISr__3- W____3_=__  MS  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.  M. R. SMITH $ CO.  Biscuit Manufacturers.  "W^ITIE    __TO_R,   PBICE   JLIST-  YICTORIA ���������      -        B. C. (������*_ THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY  AUGUST 29, 1896.  Wit Jttiuer  &  .THE MINER is printed on Saturdays and  will be mailed t   .uiy address in Canada or  . the Uni'edStates   'or one year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies Prve cents.  CONTRACT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of Sjper. column inch, per  month.  TRANSPENT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of fj cents per nonpareil  tine first insertion. and /o cents per line for  each subsequent insertion. Advertisements  running par shorter periods than three  months are classed transient.  siLL COMMUNICATIONS to the Editor  must be accompanied by the name and address of the writer, not necessarily for  publication, but as evidewe of good Jaith.  PRINTING turned out in first-rate style at  the shortest notice.  Address  The Miner Printing* Publishing Co  NELSON.    B.C.  fact to aid in the identification of sex  a clause is inserted requiring that no  carcases of deer shall be exposed for  sale without the head on. But in a-  mending clause 0 of last years Act the  carelessness of the Reader to t he House,  if such an official exists, has bungled  the woiding and it is possible thatdeal-  ers could not. now be brought to book  fqr selling does after 1st October.  It is to b,e noted that while visitors  who hold shooting licenses are permitted to export the beads or skins of  the animals thoy have killed, we residents cannot do so. ft is quite right  that some provision should exist in  this direction but the present law is  altogether too si ringent.  AMES HOLDEN CO.  Make First Class  Boots       *  and  *      Shoes  For riiners & Prospectors  , (118)    I  JUDGE AND fURY.  The assizes last week monopolised  public interest in Nelson and very nearly produced a crisis that would have  set people talking far and wide.  The . remarks of the Cutis.' Justice  when the Grand Jury made it? first  presentment were not altogether of  that complimentary nature which we  are accustomed to hear from the bench  on these occasions. Nominally the  Grand Jury is almost a sovereign  body. Its powers are theoretically  unlimited, it is only less powerful than  the Judge in that he has the power of  discharging it at any moment. The  language that usually passes therefore  between Judge and Jury is ofthe most  courtly nature, and to call it a sensation scarcely expresses the effect of Ihe  Chief Justice':, speech on Thursday.  jManyofthe recommendiitions of the  Grand Jury wen; of great importance,  particularly those relating to tlie bridges and sewers, others were compara-  -tively trivial, and there were some  Which reflected on the Government  Agent with relation to the administration of the Vagrant Act and the granting of licenses. Something in thc  document seemed to disagree witli the.  Chief Justice and he asked with considerable sarcasm and indignation if  the Grand Jury had no recommendation to make in respect to the removal of the powder magazine. For the  moment the fighting instincts that  were characteristic of the politician  got the better of the judge. But he  grasped the wrong weapon. Too  eagerly he flew to a blade that could  only react on himself. The Jury was  merciful when in its second presentment it so delicately alluded to the  fact   that it.was.Mn.   Davie's own  NOTES.  The Trail Creek News has a very  slrong article, written satirically, upon  the accident to the Ferryman at  Waterloo Landing. It virtually  brings the gravest charges against the  officers of the S. S. Nakusp and directly implicates the Captain himself  in an abominable deed. In the  meantime the Captain's friends, and  they are many, will refuse to credit  (he insinuations against him.  Since writing the above we have  taken the trouble to make some enquiries into the matter and a representative of TriK AlixEK has seen  Captain Gore, and others present at.  th accident, and their statements will  be found on another page. These go to  prove at; least that the Trail Creek  News has been premature in bringing  such gross accusations against the  Captain, and the Company.  It is understood that the petition  against the election of Mr. Bostock  will fall to the ground, and a good  thing too. It was neither bribery or  corruption that prompted the large  majority of electors to vote for him.  It was a plainly expressed desire on  their part to have him as their representative at Ottawa. Having got him  they, want no more bother in the matter. They simply want to pursue their  occupations of farming or mining in  peace, and in doing so they believe  they will receive material assistance  from their new member.  I'JtO-'ESSMLV.L  ���������AK_*  ���������4$Br%  .,&  G*1 KO.  A.  It.   HALL,    PHYSICIAN   AND  Surgeon,   OW__  C. & K. Building,  up  [KM]   <  ��������������� V_i_visi. -^  A\V1IEA_**__*_*R,     BARRISTER    AND  ���������   s.li.llor, Kaslo, B. C.  311  ROBBINGS &  LANG.    AS-  suyci-  Lo   War Kti_le.  and  Associated    - (351)  ASSAYING,  suycrs  Li  Companies, Russian-  V.  NORMAN &  NORMAN,  MINING ��������� AND  Sloi-k Drok.i's Hotel Spokane.   Spokane,  Wash-   Tt-lcplior.0 ������27. l������������]  MAHON, JlcKARI-AND & MAHON, LTD.,  Mining und Share Brokers, Vancouver,  11. C.   Meinour. Stock KxcIxuiikc. 330  SlIiBAM) AND PKASK, GKNERAI*  Commission and Fowardin-j AKcnts,  Wholesale Jobbers in Groc._ii.__. und Provision*!  l_e\elsiokc Station. (302)  LIONKL C. HAUFR, Mining Broker of tho  Victoria Stock Kxchange of British Columbia, Ld. Lbly. Ollice, 32 Langloy street,  Victoria, B. C. &~i  G1 KO. SHKDI)KNT. STOCK AND SHARP:  T Broker, Victoria. B.C. (Member of the  B. C. S ock Kxchnnge of Victoria.) Clients  interests carefully guarded _anil settlements  promptly iniiclo. Shares at latest quotations.  355  .Do You Want To'Borrow.  It is as easy to pay otf a Loan on our plan as  it is to pay rent. A SJOOO loan costs ������7.50 per  month and pays oil' principal and interest in  8 years, other sums, in proportion, time of payment limited to S years! First mortgage  improved property only. Ask tor prospectus.  W. J. G DICKSON.   r  Agent Kquitable Savings & Building Association, SO*   '  Under instructions from the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works  Messrs, Chas. A. Waterman & Co.  ��������� ���������WILL SELL BY- ���������^���������  AUCTIO__ST  i  ��������� r  AT THE COURT HOUSE, NELSON  On Saturday, 29th August, 1896. At 2p.n1,  '������������������Government Lots  ���������IN THE-  [tis sincerely to be hoped that the  recommendations of.lhe Grand .Tiny  about the Nelson bridges will receive  immediatealtention. They are declared to be unsafe and yet crowds of people  use them. Will the government treat  the presentment as it. h������s hitherto  t re.--t.--cl llie magazine case, or will they  he left unlit a latal crash with mangled  and bruised human beings sets us enquiring whose is the responsibility. This  matter was brought to the attention of  the authorities by The Miner in its  issue of the 13th of June.' but no notice  at all was taken of it.  poi)t puij a Lot:  BUT JUST ONE OF OUR  ARRAWANNA    HAMMOCKS  We haven t many left, but want  to clear out the entire stock. Tt is  a GOOD   INVESTMENT for-you.  We have reduced the prices to  suit all purchasers.  THOMSON   STATIONERY  NELSON, -        -  also VANCOUVER.  CO. LD.  B.C.,  TOWNofNELSON  -A.S   FOLLOWS:  MINIM'. A4-KKTS.  Government which persistently ignored previous references to this matter.  At one time it appeared as if a battle  royal was imminent of which no one  could foresee the end. The Judge,  alluding to a practice, not unknown in  England, of adding new peers to a  refractory House of Lords, hinted that  the limits of the Grand" Jury were  wide,, while that body itself was lixed  in its stern and perfectly just resolve  not to be dictated to by anyone. Fortunately, after sleeping on it, more  moderate counsels prevailed on both  sides, and each saw the wisdom of that  give-and-take policy . from whicli  cometh peace.  It is to be regretted that the outcome of the whole business is that the  magazine remains. * ll could scarcely  be expected that the Grand Jury could  swallow its dignity anel come.down,  but it will be well for the next Grand  Jury' to. remember the Judges words,  that with their help he had the power  to remove it.  7'PIE SHOOTING SEASON.  The frequent changes in the Game  'Act give rise- to a good deal of uncertainty as to the proper limits of the  season.- The same, may also afford a  useful cloak for wilful poachers. The  Act of- ISO. provides that the close  time for caribou, deer, wapiti, moose,  hare, mountain goat and sheep is from  1st January until 31st July. The  shooting season commenced therefore  on the 1st of this month and lasts up  to the 31st of December. Blue Grouse,  ptarmigan, (white grouse), fool hen  and "wild duck of all kinds" are inviolate until the 1st of September.  Clause 9 provides that toj.he East of  the Cascades (and Kootenay is to the  East) prairie hen, prairie chicken, and  willow and ruffled grouse shall not be  killed for two years from the passage  o of the Act.  The intention of the frame.- of the  bill was evidently to continue the prohibition against the sale of does.   In  All Europe, and the United States  are doing honor to Li Hung Chang,  Viceroy and Grand Chancellor, or  whatever answers to those'positions in  the Celestial Empire. At the same  time the countrymen of the distinguished statesman and traveller, who  dwell in the West of America are  treated as little better than outlaws.  They are only permitted to enter under  heavy fine and they are regarded as the  scum beneath our feet. All this is perfect ly proper of course but we pity the  diplomats who have to lie and cringe  before the yellow jacket of China's  greatest man,     "  W. J. G.  DICKSON.  REAL ESTATE,  COMMISSION AGENT,  MINING  BROKER.  BEALEY BLOCK, BAKER ST.  .  _*TBLS01*T, 33. O.      [335]  W. A. JOWETT  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKER  INHiVItANVC au<l ��������� - -        ',  .UMMIHSHhY AUBVT. ���������  VICTORIA ST., NELSON. B. C.  Block    5 Lots  21   & 22  -LOCI.  17 Lots  89&  10 Block 40 Lots  1 to 24 Block 441s  Lots i to   4  ���������i  6  11 to 18  18  2 to  12  42  1 to 10  44E  13 to 24  -.  7  15 tO 22  26  3 to  10  42  13 to 24  44F  1 to 24  :3S  8  II  tO 2 I  26  13 to  24  44  3 to   8  ���������    47  3 to 24  __5  10  15 &   l6  24  1 to  24  44  11 to 24  49  1 to 24  10  19 & 20  28 ,  3&  4  44A  1 to 12  54A  __._  15  1 3 &4  28  7 to  8*  44A  18 to 24  93  ,3 &.   4  ���������������*  *5  20 to 24  28  13 to  24  4413  1 to   5  93  9 & 10  :_5  -        16  15 & 16  34  3 to  24  44c  3 to 24  93  15 to 20  *^S  16  19 tO 22  30  1 to  24  44d  1 to 12  93  23 &'24  =2  17  -   I to    5  3������  1 to  12  ���������*-  44D  19 to 24  100  ���������   1 to 24  -^������  Block 89  Lo  TS   4,  5> 6>  7."  8, 9,  10  and   11  1...   .  .3  3  3  Alfred , George. Whitehead (alais  Murphy), an Irish political prisoner  has been released under the clemency  of the Crown from Portland Prison.  It appears that Whitehead is an  American citizen and it is sought in  some American papers.to work up a  little sympithy for him by saying that  his mind has become unbalanced by  the severity with which he was treated  in the English prisons. Par be it from  us to "deprive the interesting lunatic  (if his mind really is unbalanced) of  any.comfort" that may - come to him  in. the shape of sympathy, but it  would be just as well for the" well  meaning sympathizers to remember  that the crime for which tho gentleman was convicted was for trying to  "unbalance" the heads and limbs of  perfectly innocent citizens with very  "severe" charges of dynamite,  Talking of Acts of Parliament and  Companies, The Province of last Saturday has an interesting article on Mining Stocks. It says that it. has been  informed lhat if the matter came to  be' tested, purchasers of so-called  "Non-assessable treasury stock" might  be called upon to pay the difference  between the price at which they bought  in and the par value. The uncertainly that'hangs over this matter is to be  deplored. It is possible that investors  would only be liable to the credit 01 s  of the company in the ev.nt of winding up. If this is the case it would be  as well for them to keep an eye on the  directors and check any extravagence  in time. Shareholders in British Companies have the right at all times of  examining the books of the company.  The votes of Treasury Shareholders  would probably count for little as their  holdings are small compared to those of  the original proprietors, but it must be  remembered that if the Treasury  Stock is assessable, probably the stock  issued to the original shareholders is  assessable also and if a call is made no  vote can be recorded at any meeting  in respect of stock upon which any  calls remain unpaid.  E. A. POWYS & CO.  ISTBLSOlSr. B. C.  Mining Agents and Sharebrokers,  Insurance, Real Estate. Co,nmission  and Mining Machinery Agents.  A Register kept with full particulars of Claims.  SALES NEGOTIATED.       ^  202)  P. G   LIDNER  MINING   ENGINEER   AND   METALLURGIST.  SPECIALTY  Gold Mining & Gold Extraction.  nelson, b- c .        3%  JOHN HIRSCH,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Okfick:  AND   ROSSLAND, B. C.  NELSON  ' 140'  The Government Sale  OF LOTS  Take*) place in Nelson on August  29th. Man j' would buy if they  could afford to build." The Birk-  beck Investment, Security and  Savings Company loans money  for building- purposes on easy  terms; principal and interest payable in monthly installments.  Call and get particulars.  ARTHUR R.  SHERWOOD,  Local Agent.  RKSIDENT ADVISORY HOARD.  NELSON*,   II.   C  J. FRKD H _"**._K,      -       -       -      Chaihma.n*  DR. 3) _V1D, LA UAU.     -    Vice-Piiksidest  \V. N. BOLKI.   .GEOllGI. JOHNSTONK.  ��������� "   Al'l -tAISEIt:  DUNCAN* MCARTHUR.  .    .  il7 "  ^ TER MS CASH,    lip set price $100 a  Lot.  I CHAS. A- WATERMAN & CO, AUCTIONEERS.  fc    '415) NELSON, B. C  Money to Loan  Birbeck Investment,  Security & Savings Co.  Arthur R. Sherwood,  AGENT,  383  Nelson, B. C.  Clarke Hotel,  Josephine St��������� Nelson.  Enlarged, redecorated and  fitted throughout with the  electric light. Every modern  rates  convenience,  for boarders-  The Bur In ������uppll<*<l with t'helre-it llriuiil*  nf liquor* ������ii������l Clgarx.  ������  PS. CLARKE,;  Late of Royal Hotel, Calgary  j   LAWRENCE HARDWARE [Q.; *#  Our stock is now very complete  O  of almost-every description.  We are here to do business.      If we have not what you want  we will get it tor you.    Give us a trial for Goods and Prices. ������������������ -���������  TINNING AND PLUMBING.  TELEPHONE 3STO. 21.  v%\%\%\\%%%\\%%\%\%  j  EDWARD APPLEWHAITE & CO,  S,.__. corner Baker nnd Josephine streets,  NELSON, ������. C.  REXrESTATE;  -FI N-ANE-IA-L-A-N D"  INSURANCE AGENTS  Loans negotiated on Nelson property.   Collect ions mnde.   Conveyancing document*-drawn up  '-  - o  Town Lots Lands and Mining Claims Handled on Commiuion.  KELLY, DOUGLAS & CO.  ���������v-_*__srco"r_r_v-_3*_a, _3. c  WHOLESALE    GKOCKRS    AND "DIRECT  IMPORTERS FROM  China,   India  and Japan.  A Full Stock of Groceries, Cii*_rs. CiRarctles,,  Tobaccos, Etc.  rrompl Allrnllnu  loAll OrtlerK.  |32!>]  NELS0NJ.OTS.  NOTICE.  Having appointed W. J. G. Dickson  local agent for addition A to the town-  site of Nelson, intending purchasers of  lots or parties wishing information,  plaps or price list of the addition will  i) ease apply to him.  1 400 R.C. INNKS.  WANTED M Silver. Coper or Coal PropBrties.  ILLil or promote Coipny to ta_s ore.  ws^^a^_ai^b^_g-_a_^s^ss^se_3S^is^*^1  I TURNER. BEETON & CO,  Hi WHOLESALE MERCHANTS_______aa_>     .  "^ SHIPPERS AND IMPORTERS  JUST ARRIVED  A Car Load of :_  Pabst Beer, Milwaukee Bottling  And a Car Load of  =Ore   Bags.:  VICTORIA and NELSON.  (248)  .  WILL HANDLE Bonds of Electric Steam or Doise Car Railways.  WILL BUILD Waterworks or Float Bonds of Sane,  Manhattan Investors & Securities Co.. Ld.  17 and 19 Broadway, New York City, j  379  Fred  J. Squire  MAS REC1-1V1_D  HIS SPRING STOCK OF-   -  ! SCOTCH TWEEDS, SERGES, WORSTEDS  I AND TROUSERINGS.  ; #���������  .  I TWEED SUITS     - "  'SEME SUITS  COR. BAKER AND WARD STREETS. s������  NELSON, B. C.  PRICES  #  -  -      $25.00 UP  ���������  $27.00. ". THE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, AUGUST 29,  1896?  CORUKSl'OXDENCK.  Continued from tlrst page  he greatly increased,   tending   to  keep  dowu production.  You say that in London even now "it  is all up" with a proposition which depends for success' upou silver at a certain  price.!' Yes.if I attempted to Hoat a  minf*.. depending for success upon the  price of silver beiny SI.50 or S2 0O per  ouucd 1 shoud fancy it would be-all up  with it. There are many such mines, tlie  tich ones aie comparatively lew.  You say that ail the best men in the  TJ. S. are ai,'iiitist free silver, the leading  bankers, financiers, .tc. "No doubt the  great monopolists and boud-holders, the  gold miinipulatorsaiiil Wall street gamblers, the money lenders and money  changers, the Government wire pullers  and treasury gold-sackers are a* dent  supporters of the hiugle gold standard  and their cleverness c.usists in seeing on  which side their own bread is buttered,  and if by these you mean "the best men"  iu the couutry I .can only exclaim, the  Lord pity such a country '  Truly money is a great power, and in  this instance it has bound itself together  to buy thc people's votes. But eveu of  these, uot all are so minded, as the following extracts from a speech by W. P.  St. John, President of one of the leading  National banks of New York, made at  the recent Silver Convention in St. Louis,  will show.    He said���������  "The fountainhead of our prosperity  has run dry. Our farmers all over the  countrv have endured the depression iu  prices, until tbey get about $8.00 or 80.00  per acre for an expenditure of ������1000 and  the like. Their credit at the country  store is exhausted. The couutry store  ceases to order from the city meic'iants,  the city merchants reduce tlieir demand  upon the manufacturer- The manufacturers aie bound t > curtail. The conse-  queuceis that employees and elements  of labour are being discharged and wages  lowered to those who continue iu employ.  The sufferings of the farmers are thus  enforced upon the city merchants, the  manufacturers aud all forms of labour.  These combined elements constitute the  overwhelming majority of voters. The  banker also ia without prosperity unless  prosperity*' is general throughout the  country,'' and he goes on to show that  tn renew the.fonu_tiii_he.irl of prosperity  the mints must b 'opened to silver.  . And now I will quote auother great  banker and this time au Englishman to  show you that the question is not considered so preposterous over there, and  with this I will close this letter.  Lord Lidderdale a former Governor of  the Bank of England* a no small authoi-  ity on financial questions, at a recent  banquet held in Loudon, said :���������  "If the American people bad the courage of conviction and adopted the double  standard of gold and silver, at no matter  what ratio, they would inside of a year  command the trade of the East, India,  the StraitR; China and Japa". Ui less  England should follow suit and adopt a  bi-metallic standard, she would inside of  18 months cease to be a commercial factor in the markets of the world."  Thanking vou, I am yours &c,  "FREE SILVER-RIGHT."  CHURCH NOTICES.  Sunday August TO, ISO..  Methodist Chuuch, Corner Silica  and Josephine Streets. Services at  11 a. m. find 7.30 p. in. Morning  subject "Lifes.Perplexitit-s". Evening  subject "Th'e WitcaofEndor" Sabbath  School 2.30 p. hi. Prayer meeting  on Friday evening at8 o'clock.  Church of England. Morning service and Holy Communion at -11 a.m,  Evensong 7:30.p. in.  Roman Catholic Church. Mass  at Nelson" on first and last Sundays in  the month. Sandon second Sunday,  and Kaslo third Sunday.  Presbyterian Church. Services at  11 a. m. and 7.30 p. ni. Sunday School  at 2.30. Prayer meeting Thursday evening at 8 p. in. Christian  En'deavoi Society meets every Monday  evening a.t 8 o'clock.  CKKTIKI.....: Of IMIMtOVK.MEV-S.  Kb'KG A IT, TEXAS. CLIKTON AXD NEW  DENVER MINERAL CLAIMS.  sl-iiatk in* the sl-ocan mining division of  West Kooti-.nay Distkict. "Wiiekk Located���������On TIIK NOKTH Sl.Ol'E Ol'' CAKI'KN-  TKit Cltl'KK, AHOUT ONE AND A I1A1.1-' MILES  Northeast kkom the Town* of Sandon.  ���������ARE NOTICK thai"' A. S. .Farwell, acting  a* agent, for John M. IIsirri*-, No, 511-17.  Fred. T. Kelly, Xo. nHSi. George C. Wlmrlon,  Xo. U33.T!)and Samuel M. Wharlon. No. IS53G0.  free miners, intends sixty days from the date  hereof to apply lo ihe Mining Recorder for a  certilicate oCiniprovenients, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Oram, of the above claims.  And further taki* nolice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced beforo the  issuance nf s ich certilicate of improvements.  . Dated this iJOlhday of April. 18!..  313-2-5-0 A. S. FARWELL.  NOTICE.  \  | -\PXETY DAYS AFTER DATE I. A. C,  X> Dick, intend to apply to the Chief Com-'  missioner of Lands and Works for permission  to purchase the following described tract of  land containing six hundred and forty acres,  more or less:���������Commencing at n post marked  '���������A. C. Dick's S. E. corner post,"'situate on the  west bank of Slocan ltiver one half mile South  of tho West Fork, runningtheoce West eighty  chains, thence North eighty chains",' thence  East eighty chains more or 'ess to the bank of  thc river, thence South following the bank of  the river eighty chains more or less to point if  commencement  Dated the 22nd day of June, 1S9C.     (391.1-7-0)  NOTICE.  L. 915 G, I. GOLDENDALI* MIXEltAL  CLAIM.  Situate in the Xelson Mining Division ok  Kootknay Distkict. Wheke Located--  On Toad Mountain Adjoining the De.m-  ocjiat Mi.vi-KAi, Claim (L. 23U. O. I.)  rpAKE NOTICE that I, John Hir-ch, of  JL Nelson, as agent for Oliver Hordcau of  liossland. 13. C, Free Minor's Certifient'c No.  (15113, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to Ihe Mining Recorder for a certilicate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of tlio above claim.  And furthe" take notice that action, under  section 37, must, be commenced bof.ru the issuance of such certiticate of improvements.  Daled this5th day of July, IS!*!.  393-11.7.0 JOHN UII'SCH.  C.rlill-.itie ������������f liiiitrovt-iiiciils.  N' OTICE.   Muldoon Mineral Claim situate  in the  Nelson Mining   Division  of West  Kootenay District.  Whurelocated:���������about seven miles west, of  the i own oe Nelson.  Take notice that], A.S. Farwell acting as  agent for Michael C. Monaghan; Free Miner's  Certificate No. 00327, intend, sixty days from  the dale hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the  purpose of ootaining a Crown giant of the  above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before lhe issuance or such certilicate of improvements.  Dated this 29th day of June, 1S90.  390-1-7-0 A. S.  FARWELL.  FERGUS MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Ainsworth Mining Division of West Kootenay Distkict.  Wheke Located:���������About One and Onh-  Half Milks Nohtii  or  the Town  ov  Al.NS WORTH.  r������ i AKE NOTICE that I, A. S. Farwell, nct-  JL ing as agent for' Alfred J. Marks. Free  Miners Certificate No. 73908, 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 further take notice that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of such certilicate Of improvements.  Dated this llth daj of July, 18!Xi.  398-18-7-G A. S. FARWELL.  NINETY DAYS AFTER DATE, f, Vf. A.  Jowett, intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works, for permission lo purchase the following described  tract of land, containing three hundred and  twenty acres more or less;���������Commencing at a  post, marked "Vf. A. Jowett's N. K. corner  pos'," situate close to the east bank of Slocan  River about 11 miles from its month, running  thence south eighty chains, thence west forty  chains more or less to the bank of the river.  Uiencenori.il, following the bank of ine river  eighty chains more or less to a point due west  of the point of commencement, Ihence "east  forty chains more or less to point of commencement. '  Dated the eighteenth day of June, A. D. 1S90.  1397  Notice of Application for Liquor License.  "VT OTICE is hereby given that thirty days  ____*> aiter this date 1 shall apply to the Stipendiary Magistrate for a license to sell wines and  liquors by retail at my hotel at Deer Park.  F. A.  EVAi-JS.  8th August 1890'. (110)  J. M. CAMPION, Secretary-Treasurer.  Telephone -jio.  J.  E. W.  MACFARLANE, Manager  Telephone 449]   ���������  B. C. IRON WORKS COMPANY.  Tlie National Matte Smelter.  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  A practical and simple method of matting  sulphide ores, such as nickel, copper, gold and  silver ores. In localities where lead ores and  fuels are scarce and almost unattainable, our  pyritic, water jacketed Matte Smelter lias  been recognized with highly satisfactory results, and lias been thoroughly tested on various pyritic, sulphide and arsenide ores, in capacity of 2 to 80 tons per day. It is the most  practical, cheapest and simplest method of  gold mid silver ore matting and concentrating  that is known to-day.  It requires no extraordinary skill, no lead  ores, no fluxing material, and no fuel of any-  kind for the 9mclter after it is started. The  sulphur in the ore is its natural fuel only, and  sits cost has no comparison with any other process of concentrating.  We aro 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 testi"  monials on application.  National Ore & Reduction Co.  5727 Cheltenham Ave., ST. LOUIS, Mo  Manufacturers of Furnaces for  Nickel, Copper. Gold. Silver und Lead Ores.  ' -        ' 389  THE WEATHER.  THERMOMETER.  Aug. 23���������Max 7.-"   Min 18 '*"   ���������-���������24= --.-���������'-.T79 ���������������' -ttt-.-.-:-.-.-. 46 ^- -  "     25-          82������  45������  "     20-          80������  '. 4G������  "     27���������  J     70������  47������  *���������     28���������         72������  44������  .     "    29-         "9������  48������  These readings are taken at 9 a. m. and consequently represent the highest and lowest  temperature during the preceding 24 hours.  TENDERS.  Tenders will be received until tho 10th of  September for the erection of an addition to  thc Royal Hotel. Plans and specifications can  be seen at.the oflice of A E Hodgins.  The lowest or any tender "not necessarily  ' accepted. 124  The Discriminating  Public always   .-***-���������  ask for  HIS HONOUR tho Administrator of the  Government of British Columbia has  heen pleased to appoint. (_Jeoi:������e llr.uiiicitr  Rasihjali.. of Nelson, Esquire, to be Alining  Recorder of ihe Xelson Mining Division of the  AVest Koolenay Electoral District, and a Collector under the "Revenue Tax Act."  ROYAL HOTEL,  Cor. Stanley ami Silica Streets  IsTELSOlSf, IB- C-  HOUSE, FITTINGS and  FURNITURE   ENTIRELY  NEW AND FIRST CLASS.  Best locution lu Town,   Heaullful Vlcvs.  8th August. 18!Ki.  um  Xoll<_'_ ol' Appll-'alJ-Hi lor Drown <;r;uit.  "ATTENDED."  Bar   now   Open   and  Stocked with  Choice Liquors and Cigars.  Unequalled in Kootenay.      ;  Give us a trial and   be   Convinced.  rpAKE ..NOTICE that T. J. Lendruin as  X agent for Alfred W. McCune and Hem y  Giegerich lias tiled ihe necessary papers ana  made application for a. Crown Grant in favor of  the'mineral claim "Attended'' situate in the  Ainsworth Alining Division of West Koolenay.  Adverse claimants, if any. must Iile their  objections with me within GO days from ihe  d������tc of this publication in the British Columbia  Gazette.  X. FITZSTUBBS.  Government Agent.  Dated Nelson, B. C July 29. 1890.       (412,1,8,0)  "ELLEN."  rpAKE NOTICE that T. J. Lendrum as agent  ���������\z���������for" John-HrFink���������Joseph- Strict��������� Earnest-  -larrop aud Lewis R. Lindsay has tiled the  necessary papers aid made application for a  Crown Grant in favour ofitl.c mineral claim  "Ellen," situated in the Ainsworth Mining  Division of West. Kootenay.  Adverse claimants, if any, .must file their  objections with me within OO days from the  date of this publication in the British Columbia Gazette.  X. FITZSTUBBS.  Government Agent.  Dated at Nelson, B. C. July 29. 1890.     [_tll.l.8.GJ  "BUGABOO."  '{���������AKE NOTICE that T. J. Lcndrum, as  I agent for Alfred W, McCune iv.d Henry  Giegrich. has tiled the necessary papers and  made application for a Crown Grant in favor  of the mineral claim "Bugaboo," situated in  tho Ainsworth Mining- Division r of West  I.ootenay.  Adverse claimants, if any, must file their  objections with irie within 00 days from the  dale of this publication in the British Columbia Gazette.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  ��������� Government Agent.  Dated Nelson, B. C, July 59, 1S90. "*410,l,-.������  NOTICE.  E.B.EDDY'S Matches  HALL MINES, L'O.  TENDERS,  rpKNDEKS will be ic.-eived up to Ncn on  1_ Wednesday. September 2nd at tho ollice  of the Hall Mines. Limited: where plans and  specifications may be'n pecte.', for II e-roc:ion  of a Boarding House and also for plastering  the same, at th_._ilv_r King Mine.  Separate Tenders for Carpenter's work and  Brick and l'lasiering work.  All material will be supplied by the Company.  The lowest or  any   tender not necessarily  ccepted.  USt) H. E. CROASDAILE. Manager.  rpilIUTV- DAYS FROM DATE 1 ��������� INTEND  __ to apply 10 the Chief Commissioner of  Lauds and *���������*> orks for permission to lease as a  timber limit- the following described tract 01*3  land situated on Giveout creek District of West  Kootenay Province of British Columbia lying  west of the Nelson Sawmill Co's. timber limit  commencing at a post marked II. M. Co's. S.E.  cor.planted on the west boundary of the Xelson  Sawmill Co's. limit, 10 chains north of their  south west corner post thence west-20 chains  thence .north 20 chains thence west 20 chains  thence north 20 chains thence west 20 chains  ihence north IK) chains thence east. 40 chains  1 hence north 20 chains thence east 20chains to  the Xelson Sawmill Co's. boundary thence  south 120 chains along said boundary to point  of commencement containing 520 acre's more or  le������s.        '   For  THK HALL MINES LD.  II. E. CROASDAILE.  .   Dated July 21th, 1890, - 407-25.7.0  NOTICE.  IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SIXTY DAYS  after date of notice in th-i Ollicial Gazette,  we the undersigned intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works to purchase  one hundred and sixty acres of unsurveved,  unreserved and unoccupied Crown Lands."the  dc-.cription of which is as follows :   Situate on  lhe South shore of Lower Arruw  Lake at its  East end.   Commencing at  a point "on  said  s-horc of said lake marked   by  a po.-t   called  South Kast corner po-t. tii.!i.'.-South 10 i-hains  thence We.-t 40 chain- thence North 411 chains  or to the shore of said lake,  thence Easterlv  ineandoring the shores of saiii lake to place of  ������i'giniiig.  ' Dated this 7th day of July. A. D. IS! _.  ALLEN G. WHITE.  G. K. HALLOCK,  11.7.6 FRED J. WRIGHT.  CHERBO & BOOTH  ������.������n  ANTOINE MAURIN.  11 iTRejalrii,  Dry Goods. Clothing, Etc-.  KMV _4_l������ SK.OXW HAM������,  TH E BON TON  RESTAURANT.  Open    Day   and    Night.  TABLE D'HOTE.  BREAKFAST.        -       -       -      . 7 TO 11  LUNCH.   . 12 TO S  DINNER, - ���������      ���������      6 TO 6  BOARD FROM $6.00 UP.  miss 3vr. ___:- *__>xj*E*_5,.*_r,  i������K������i-itii:TK.:ss.  (250)  FOR SALE,  BAKER ST-  Two Lots with Three Stores  BAKER ST.  One Lot witb Two Stores.  VERNON ST.  .    .Several Lota (Fifty footfrontnge)  - 403 1>. J. V. I������i--ks-)il. Baker .SI.  KOOTENAY   LAKE  SAW MILL  All Departments pf my   Saw*  Mill  are now in  FULL OPERATION  OEDERS CAN BE FILLED  A large stock of  Bough Lumber  On hand in the  Nelson Yard  SOLE MANIIFA-TliltKICS OF TIIE  Kendall Band Mill,  B. C. Sliingle Machines,  Steam Log Hauliug Machines,  Marion Steam Shovels,  Improved Winding Iloist,  Kiver and Harbor Dredges,  King Ditching Machine,  Wrecking Machines,  Ballast Unloading, Etc.  AI'KVIS I'Hit  Reeve's Wood Split Pulleys.  Cable Address.   "Cove"  ��������� -:>-<~.>*-<p'*5-_-  -suf ���������V--r���������-----.*'i v<PW.  4'i:.\t_K ll_     FOI.M'FltS.     EN'  ,, ICKIt.*-, :|!OII_Klt   Jl.-KKKS  and Mamifaclureis of  M I   ( !_���������!���������> 1>>    ������ll'  ltr.MIII.MI.1  8������fc Siv Mill  ;ii   Mnjrr AVcik 0  Specialty.  ALI. WOKK <:i tKAMKKI-  jj^Kccp in Stock a Full Supply of Kn  Kinccrs'nnd  Mill Supplies, iipiii({  and Kit tint's,   lli'ass Ooods,  St en in Kittirgs, Kte.  I'.'lin nli 1- In- J-oilt it* iid tiyir.es  on application.  Knil   Oulers    licccivc        1'icinpt  Alton tion.  Tcli'plioiii- :il(>.   r.O. It rawer 4;n  CORNER ALEXANDER STREET AND  WESTMINSTER AVENUE.  ^T___?_-_lsrOOTJ^rE_R, _B. o.  All Agreement- are taken subject to the approval of the Company at Vancouver, and are contingent upon strikes, accidents  and other delays unavoidable, or beyond our control. (326)  THE   SURVEYOR'S   CHAIN    MADE   IT  THE SHORTEST  It l*i llietlosl Mo-lcrn in L'i|Hlpiiiciit.  It Im lhe HcuvlestUiiiletl Line. '  It litis 11 Itock-llulliMl ltun������lbv<l.  II Crosses No .mid ltcuserls.  It Is' the Ouly Line  KuiiuIuk   Luxurious  Club  Hoom ������'iirs.  It Is .Voted for Hie Courtesy of ils Employes.  It-Is the Only Line Serving Mi-ills  on lhe  a lu Carle  Plan.  THROUGH    THE  GRANDEST * SCENERY  IN AMERICA BY DAYLIGHT.  Attractive Tours during Season of  Navigation on Great Lakes via Duluth iu  connection with Maguificeut Passenger  Steamers Northwest aud Northland.  For maps, tickets and complete information  call on or address Agents, Iv. &. S. Uy., C. & K.  S. Nav: Co., N. & V. S. Ity., or  ���������. i;. IMXO.V, t'vii-'.nl Asenl.  Spokane, Wash.  f. I. 'WlirXEY, ������'. I'. _. T. A.,  [351] St. I'nul, Minn.  RAND & WALLBRIDGE  MINING BROKERS  SANDON,       -       B. C.  We have much pleasure in  announcing that we have opened an office in Sandon, B. C,  and are. prepared to handle  any legitimate mining properties that may be brought to  our attention:  Spokane Falls &  Northern R'y.  Nelson  *&  Fort  Sheppard R'y.  ONLY ROUTE TO TRAIL CREEK AND  Mineral District of lhe Colville Reservation  Nelsou, Kaslo, Kootenay Lake _ Slocau Points.  Daily (Except Sunday). Between Spokane  and Nelson.  Leave 8-40 a.m. NELSON Arrive 5-00 p.m.  "    7.00 a-m. SPOKANE, "*-6.15 p.m.  Passengers for Trail Creek mines con  ne _tnt Northport with Stage aud Steamer  Daily. ���������  ' Close connections at Nelson with  Steamers for Kaslo and all Kootenay  Luke points.  Passengers for Kettle Kiver and Boundary Creek, connect at Marcus with Stage  Daily. .  KOOTENAY    LAKE    GENERAL  HOSPITAL SOCIETY  All persons contributing $1.00  per month or $10.00 per year will  be entitled" to receive the full benefits of the Hospital; in addition the  S 10.00 subscribers will secure the  privilege of voting at the annual  election of directois.  A. H. CLEMENTS, Treasurer  J. 13LANEY. Collector  Nelson,  B. C, August 14th,   1S96.  <-   (IID)  122  Silver,       ORES ...  cop^r,   WANTED.  Write for Price..   Give assays, eto.  State Ore-Sampling-Co.,  DENVER, COLO.,  CANADIAN PACIFIC BAILWAT  _^._srr> soo pacific eoute.  t Route  Pad Coast anfl Eastern Pits.  St. Paul, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal,  St. Louis, Kansas City, Buffalo. New York.  _R_A_T_E3S THEXOWEST.  Greatest Variety of Rentes, Rail aai Steamers.  Leaves Nelson Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at, 10.00 o'clock, making  close connections with Transcontinental trains at Kevelstoke. .  Extra trains ���������will leave Nelson Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 17 o'clock.  Passengers for points north will "leave at 17 o'clock and for"poiats'south at  10 o'clock. ���������-  J. HAMILTON, H. E. MACDONELL, GEO. McL. BKOWN,  ARi-nti. Nelson.        Tr<tv. Fort, and Pass, Agt.. Xelson.      Dist. Pans. Aat.Vanoouvnr  G> 0������ Plicha.]-}*])  413  Columbia and Western Railway Co.  Time Table In Effect June 2nd.  Train  No.  o  2  Leaves.  Rossland  Trail  Time,  7 A. M.  3 -P- m-  5 p- m-'  8 A. M.  Arrives.  Traii  Rossland  Time.  7 AS A-M  4 P. M.  5:451>.M:  9 A. M.   ���������  Kaslo   & Slocan   Railway  TIME CARD NO. I.  Gotxo West. Daily           Going Kast.  Leave !).0U a. in. Kuslo            Arrive H.30 p.m.  8.���������>(' 11.111. Soul li Fork       "      3.In i>.m.  "     St.Uti 11. ill. Siiroule's             "       2.15 p.m.  "     11.51 a. 111. Whitewater      "      2.00 p.m.  "    10.0. a. 111. Hear Lake         '       1.18 p.m.  "    10.18 a. 111. _McGui|-;aii         "      1.3.'i p.m.  "    10.3011. 111. Hailoy's              "      1.21 p.m.  "    10.3'Ja. m. Junction           "      1.1'. p.m.  Are. 10.50 a, 111. Sandon Leave 1.00 p.m.  Subject to change without notice.  For   rates  and   information   I'pplj   nt th  Company's offices.  ItOBT. HIVING, It. W. BRYAN,  ('J(il)   Tratlic Manager. Superintendent.  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTENAY  STEAM    NAV. CO.  (LIMITED  TIME CARD No. IO  .  in   KflVvi   June 8lb. 1.00.  KKYKLSIUKK  lUllllI-SUnUii-r "XiikUNp-  Lciives Arrowhead for Nakusp Hobson and  Trail Mondays, Wednesdays- and Fridays af  7 p. m.-  Leavcs Trail for Robson. Xnkusp, Arrow  head and Canadian Pacilic Railway points  ('.'list and west) Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays at 4.30 p.m.  Connection is iniiile at liobson with C. & K  Ity. for Nelson and l.ooLcnay Lake points.  >4*IE.!irOUT-IKMI<   KIH TK  ���������>lcaiiiiLr "l,.vlf������n."  Leaves Trail for Nortliport Daily .except  Sundays at S a. 111., returning to Trail same  evening.  Conneets at. Nortliport with S. F. & N. Ry  for Spokane.  o   .M-.I.SO.V-KASI.O ItOliTi:.���������"Sir K'lknii.r."  Leaves Nelson for Kaslo Daily except Sun  days at 4:15 p.m.  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson Daily except Sun  days at 5:30 a.111.  Saturday, Juno 20t.h and every 2nd Saturday  following steamer leaves Kaslo at lOp. 111., for  lloiiiier's Kerry; Returning leaves lloniier's  Ferry Sunday at noon.  The right is reserved to change this schedule  ut any time without notice.  For tickets, nuos, etc, apply at Company's  otlice, Nelson.  T. ALLAN,  Secretary.  J. Vf. TROUP,  Manager  NORTHERN  IN   ��������� PACIFIC R. R.  RUNS ���������   PidVmcuii Sleeping Cars  Elegant Dining Cars  .Tourist Sleeping Cars  /ST. Ml't  .iii.\.>>:ai-oms  IH'MiTH  ,'AKI'O  4'UAM>    FOKKE.  1K������M*KS-<>.���������<.  wi\Mi'i:i;  5.KI.KX.I and  III'lTi:  TO  THROUGH   TICKETS  -TO-  ciiiu.ir.w  *-VASIUX������TO>  riiii.._i������t.i.riiiA  .VKW intKK  KOSTOX iiimI all  r������ln������s Kasl,  We>>������ and South.  '*.  For information, time cards, maps and tickets  call on or -write  F. D. GIBBS, "���������,  General Agent, Spokane, Wu*h  ���������  A. D.  CHARLTON ,  Asst. Cent. Pass.' Agent Portland, Ore������oil  S. S. Alberta  AH trains run Daily, on Pacific Standard time.  GOraEOTJONS: Columbia and Kootenay Steam Nav. j  Oo.'s Bouts, Spokane Palls.and Northern Kailway via,  Northport, Canadian Pacific Railway via Eevelstoke-    37������  LEAVE KASLO for Ainsworth, Pilot Bay and  Xelson daily (Sundays excepted) at 7 a. m.  LEAVE NELSON for Pilot Bay* Ainsworth  and  Kaslo  daily  (Sundays excepted)   at  3.30 p.m.  Close connection is thus made "between Lako  points and all ontcoing and incoming trains of  the C. V. R. at Nelson.  The sloani.r is newly equipped in every par  ticular. i< lit throughout by electricity, and  contains bathroom and all modern conveniences  for the comfort of passengers.  The above schedule is in effect l_t of April,  1890 subject to change. ���������   "  JAS. WAUGH GEO. F. HAYWAHD  Purser.3. Master  11  Iii  if  *K

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