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 THE MIMES IN KOOTENAY ARE  AMONG THE ElOHEST IN  AMERICA  TEE 0&E8 AP? HIGH-GRADE jK  GOLD, SILVER OOPPEB :: ������������������"  AND LEAD.  Whole Numb eh  n i *���������->  Nelson, British Columbia, Saturday, October 31, [896.  Trice Five Cents  METAL QUOTATIONS.  NKW YORK.  Oct.���������     21 -B        27       28     2!)      SO  Silvkk.._-.... .851....61}. ..(ilil.Mi-.Ml  (liar)  Lkad.. . .2.IH)... .2.00.. .2.7.'>. .2.75. .2.70. .-..70  PRODUCE OF THE MINES.  NEWS FROM THE CAMPS.  liKTURNSFOR 1896 UP TO DATE  OKK TBEATED IN KOOTKNAY.  At Nelson ...  At. Pilot Hay.  At Trail*   . .2:i,C(J7  ....l_),ll.  ... !_>,.&_.  . OKK EXPORTED.  From Slocan via Kaslo   Slocan via Nakusp   Ainsworth'   Trail Creek .gold ore)   t8,3-I.  8,505.  G.81U1  .   624)  6,m _2.3Hj  80.66-  Tons   ���������"In addition 505 tons of imported ore have  beon treated at Trail.  PRODUCEOF SMELTERS.  Nelson (Hall Mines) Matte   Pilot Bay, silver lead bullion   Trail Smelter Matto      TON 8  ....197'U  ....10I2J  ....2516'  550fT  ORE SHIPMENTS.  Return* Since Last Week.  VIA NOUTIli'OKT.  Le Roi to Tacoma   VIA NAKUSI",  Slocan Star to Omaha   Idaho to Kverett   Kuth lo Tacoma      Mountain Chief to Kvorett.  Trail Creek ore to Nelson   MATTE AND BULLION.  (Shipped.)  From Nelson Smelter [Matte]   Trail Smelter [Matte]   SMELTEB   RETURNS.  211  80  20  20  40  160~  10S  ���������Sil  U.J  HALL  MINKS, INolson]  for  wuok  ending  21 Oct.;   produced 66 tons of Matte.  MAKES GRAVH CHARGES.  A K-'HHlHi'.-l  Mini's  Letter to  the  Victoria  Colonist.  The Victoria Colonist in its issue of  October 28th, publishes a two column  letter from Charles T. Lang, dated at  Rossland, October 20lh in which the  writer makes grave chaiges against  some of the mining companies there,  He accuses some with selling the stock  of several mines and diverting the proceeds for the development of one miue.  "This mine was boomed at the expense  of the others. Ore was taken from at  least one of the others lo swell the output of the boomed mine'. * * *  The showing was splendid and it. is  said the capitalists bit." The writei  -accuses other mine companies of direct swindling and the whole tenor of  the letter is to reflect discredit on the  mining interests of Rosslaud. He  speaks of the filthy sanitary condition  and the inadequate fire department.  His article makes serious charges that  should not be made unless they can be  substantiated. It they are true and  can be substantiated then the writer  should feai.essly--i.anie the companies*  and the inines referred to and not re-  > fleet discreditably upon nearly every  mining property in liossland.  NOT SUPPORTED BY FACT.  BRIEF PARAGRAPHS RELATING TO  PROSPECTS AND MINES-  K~|H*u<llture of ITch.nt <'uv-t.iiiu.iil Woe*  Not Exceed It* l'r������''l<'<'������'s������or. _.  The charge that the annual expenditure  of"the"rpreeent~government exceeds thnt*  of its predecessor is not borne out by  facts, The estimates and supplemental  estimates of Mr. Foster amounted to  $45,890,681 for the current fiscal year.  The total estimates, main or supplemental, ol Mr. Fielding amount to $__,5-0,-  778, with a reduction of 81,350,000'on Mr.  Foster's. Mr. Fielding's estimate contains items of expenditure chargeable to  consolidated fund amounting to over  half a million more, making a balance iu  favor of the Laurier government of  81,852,-00.  . A CHARGE OF CONTEMPT.  Editor   A.   II.  Sealfc   or lhe  "Province"  Will Have to Answer.  On Tuesday of this week, Messrs. McPhillips, Wootton and Barnard, solicitors  for- the Consolidated Railway Co. at  Victoria gave notice of motion to commit  Mr. A. 11. Scaife, editor of the "Province"  to jail for contempt of* court' The motion was to have been made yesterday  and the charge is that on October 24th  1806, the Province published certain  comments .and statements in regard to  the collapse of the Point Ellice bridge  r ling to actions' awaiting trial, that  # calculated to prejudice or interfeie  wiih the fair trial ot the suits then pending in court.  ..Sauderaon-Wiiitc.  Capt. Robert Sanderson and Miss  Mary Waite,   both   of Halcyon   Hot  'Springs were married at 10o'clock last  Sunday   morning   in. the   Church of  'England, Rev. Akehurst officiating.  Miss Rachael' Lay   of   Halcyon   Hot  "Springs acted as bridesmaid. Only a  few intimate friends of the contracting  couple were present. -, Mr. and Mrs.  Sanderson ��������� on their homeward journey will visit all places of interest in  the Slocan country.  A -ood Demand.  Mr. Thomas Grey of .the Nelson planing mill says that the lumber trade is  good and that this town is using a large  part of the mill's output although considerable is shipped to Cody. A vast  amount of building is being done in  Nelson and nearly all the houses undex  construction are "of a very good class.  The mill is making much office fittings  and Mr. Gray says that work in the mill  will probably continue throughout the  ���������winter.  What I* lt<-1ntc l������������ne or About to He Hone  In und Around lhe Trewture Vaults   '  or the Itlt-h Koott.miy.  KoH.iland.  The Toronto World has got out a line  special Rossland edition,  . Montgomery Smith of Toronto has  purchased the Hattie for 80000 from  Lauree, Bosquet and Fountain..  The Monitor machinery has arrived  and is being put in place, the hoist being  one of the be^t ever brought to the camp.  Very rich copper ore has been discovered on Emu Group in the South  Belt. It is under bond to an English  syndicate.  The Park Mine shaft is down 100 feet  and the ore taken out is full of quartz,  the assays takeu from the bottom the  past week, averaging.$30in gold per ton.  A fine body of ore 4-A feet wide hns  heen discovered on the Mascot An assay showed 812 in gold. The ore looks  very much like that taken from the  Kootenay and the Iron Colt.  A lot of new machinery has been ordered by the British Columbia Smelting &  Refinery company from the E. P. Ellis  company of Milwaukee, Wis., which will  more than double the present capacity of  the smelter.  Additional plaut has been ordered for  the Trail smelter, and when it is installed  its capacity will run up to about 600 tons  pet" day. Mr. Heinze intends to add a  lead stack so that he may be enabled to  reach out for the Slocan ores.  Superintendent Haskins of the Jumbo  Gold Mining Co. Las. telegraphed the  officers at Spokane that he has struck n  rich pay chute of ore iu the upper cross  cut. Four or five assays wera made and  the ore ran in value from 832 to 836.  'The West Le Itoi and Josie shaft is  down 10 feet, with solid ore over half thp  bottom and running into the hanging  wall. >A general sample assay . showed  840 in gold. The ledge is uow opened  from the Le Roi west end line about  500 feet.  The O K mine has opened up No. 13  level and a liue body of ore has been  uncovered. The last of the fittings  required in connection with the new  st;imp mill at this mine arrived on Saturday, and in a few days the, works will  start again with one of the finest plants  in the province.  A new parallel ledge showing four  feet of free milling quartz has been  uncovered ou the Norway, ou O K mountain, south, of the main vein. A. W.  Moore <fc Co., of Victoria, recently purchased the proper ty of the C. F. Clough  & Co. syndicate.  . Rumors are afloat from fairly well  authenticated son ices that a serious  hitch has occurred in connection with the  sale of the War Eagle. It is stated that  the payment now almost due will not be  made. P. Clark and J. F. Finch have  left for Loudon and until they returu the  sale of the War Eagle is not off.  It is reported that Jim Wardher secured an option on the entire, capital stock  of-the Colonna company, with the exception of the treasury shares, ut 12.  cents a share. The first payment on the  option was made just before Mr. Wnrd-  ner left for Montreal.  A"mass~of ore" 30"feet"wide_has~been"  uncovered on the Cliff exposing 500 tons  of shipping ore on the surface. No stripping or exploring was done until recently  when Colonel Wharton determined to  open up the new showing. An offer of  8300,000 made in writing by a strong  English company hns just beeu .refused.  The Crow_ Point has" developed *- into  one of the most valuable mines in the  Trail Creek district. The recent ex-  ploratious on the ground of the Crown  Point have disclosed an immense body of  ore that comes to the surface. . This ore  body is regarded ns the second largest  in the camp to show on the surface, it being more than ten feet wide.  It is said that iu addition to the  dividend which Le Roi recently paid,  auother will be payable ou November 7th  and with the new compressor plant, Le  Roi will be shipping 335 tons per day in  a few weeks, whieh will probably mean  dividends" of 850,000 per month after  Jan. 1st.  Moi'HIt.  net returns will be about 8131 per ton.  The mine will now be a regular shipper,  abniit 750 tons of ore being, already  blocked out or on the dump.  ' Tim Ontario is located above the  timber line. Thc company have recently bought the Tom Moore from  Blandy brothers and M. Mon.ighun for  timber purposes.  Two cases from'the Washington circuit  involving the bonding of mines in the  Knslo-Slocau mining district, were passed  upou by the United States circuit court  of appeals, Judge Knowles, of the Montana circuit,' rendering o'pinious, both'of  which iiflirmed the decision of the lower  court. The case turned principally upon  a question of fact, and Bond was released  from his bargain, both by the lower and  upper c.mrts.  . Salmon Kiver.  Thi* Moigove and Marie a quart-  claim gives a $0 assay.  The Spokane Belle assays run from  $4 to $3S. The owners are D. C. Corbin and M. Roberts.  The Mayflower capping is 100 feel  wide and assays of $5 in gold have  been made from the surface.  Thc Wliiteliouse, owned by Craig  and others, inns 25. per cent, copper,,  a tunnel beiiig in 25 feet on a 3 foot'  ledge.  The Gospel Group, consisting ofthe  Willie B, Idaho and Ruth gave a $������  assay at the surface, being copper,  propositions.  An assay from the Ruby Quartz  owned by j. A. Jones and Mr. Reid  show $7. The vein of ore is 16 feet  wide.  The Whiuhonse group of- three  claims owned by John Einpey shows  ore running 25 per cent in copper;. $7  gold and 480 ounces silver to the ton.  .  The average assay of the American  Eagle at a depth of 12 feet is $38. The  mine is own������d by Messrs. Jones, Reid  and McDonald.  Assays of $124 have been made on  ore from the Arlington, there now  being 75 tons of ore on the dump 'and  horses are packing it to.the railway.  The Victoria has been sold by R. W.  Craig for $7,030 cash, practically no  work having been done on it but men  have now commenced sinking.  Average assays from the Ben Hassan, go $80 por. ton, a tunnel being in85  feet and ore will be ��������� shipped this winter. The mine was discovered - by  John Einpey and sold to a company.  Samples of ore from Tamarack, Dinner Bucket, Gold Pan, and Racatam.  claims on the Salmon river assayed on  75 pound average samples $25 in gold?,  three samples going $233, ��������� . $74  $511 in gold. Men have been sent up  with horses to pack out ore for. ship--  ping. In the winter it can be run, a  good part of the way in chutes. Work  has been done on the Tamarack  only.  KkhIo.  II. Geigerich states that receut development on' the Trade Dollar near tbe  Blue Bird has made it a $25,000 mine.  The sampling works of the K. & S.  have been completed and the cars now  stand at the mill. They will receive  their burdens in a few weeks.  Six men are at work on the Gibson,  cross-cutting, to tap No. 2 lead. This  tunuel is now in 109 feet.  The Slocau Star is putting in a flume  two. feet square and .nearly two miles  loug to supply the concentrator' with  wash water. In anticipation of the. old  source failing, two large boilers have  been put iu.  ���������The- International'���������Navigation���������aud  Trading Co's new steamer hns beeu given  a trial trip and the owners are well pleased  with her. She is the' heaviest tonnage  boat on Kootenay lake.   .     ������������������   .    ' '  The Kootenain has moved into new  and commodious quarters on Front street  and is now well equipped as a newspaper  and job office. It is publisiug a bright,  newsy, up-to-date seven column paper  thnt reflects credit. upon the management and upon the community. ,;  HE WANTED IT ALL. '  IT WAS A TEA FIC-HT.  THE LADIES HOSPITAL AID HAVE  A SUCCESSFUL EVENING-  One Hundred and Fifty ���������������������������!��������� Partake ���������_  genie Delle-MM VUnd������-T he Affair a  SncceiiH Socially and financially.  "Everybody's Tea," given at the Hre  hall last Wednesday evening under the  auspices of the Ladies Hospital Aid,  was a grand success both financially  and socially. Those who expected tea  and a light lunch weie disappointed  most pleasantly for "Everybody's Tea"  is a decided misnomer, "Everybody's  Dinner" would have been a little  nearer for tbe menu was an extended  and delicious one, containing all that  a person could wish for. Meats, salads, entrees, and desserts of all kinds  were served by the ladies and made  many wish that "Everybody's Tea"  was a daily occurence. The tables  were lavishly and artistically decorated  with beautiful flowers that added  much to the general attractiveness of  the scene. The viands served were  donated by the' ladies of Nelson and  about 150 persons were served at the  tables. During the progress of the  dinner, which lasted from 0 to 8 o'clock,  Messrs.   McDonald   and Day, accom-  Sanied on tbe piano by Mrs. Day and  [is. Whitney, favored the assemblage  with very pleasing songs which were  heartily applauded.  The ladies who officiated at the  tables were: Mrs. Painter, Mrs. Hod-  son, Mrs. Epperson, Mrs. Seaman, Mrs.  Hodge, Mrs. McLaughlin, Mrs. Hall,  Mrs. Currie, Mrs. Goepel, Mrs. Day,  Mrs. Farley, Mrs. Edwards, Mrs, Akehurst, Miss Scarlett, Miss Caldwell,  Miss Hamilton, Miss Pinkie Sansom,.  Miss Frankie Sansom, Miss Mary McDonald, Miss Heathcote, Miss Donahue, Miss Madden, Miss Currie. Mr.  Blaney assisted at the carving table.  When the entertainment was drawing to a close Mr. G. O. Buchanan,  president of the hospital board, made  a short address. He thauked the  ladies of the Hospital Aid for their  earnest efforts in behalf of the hospital  and paid a glowing tribute to them  for their successful management of the  entertainment. He thanked those in  attendance for their patronage and  support and also those ladies and  gentlemen who had made donations of  food for the tables. He said that the  hospital was doing a good work and  deserved the support of the community  at large.  "      THE NEW CONSTABLE.  THE SMALL DEBTS  ACT.  ITS CONSTITUTIONALITY HAS BEEN  CONTESTED IN VIOTORIA.  Jnntlee Med-elght.   Walkem. and   Drake  Hold Thnt the Lnw In ConMtl'uflonKl.  Ontllne ofthe Argument.  The constitutionality of the Smalt  Debts court act was argued liefon-  the full court at Victoria last week.  Justice McCreight, Walkem aiVd  Drake presiding. At the conclusioi.  of the argument judgment was reserved.  Mr. Robert Cassidy who had been  appointed by the Provincial Government to contest the.constitutionalily  of t be Act, argued that in so far as t he  Small Debts court act gives jurisdiction  lo magistrates in a judicial position as  distinguished from tlieir executive  authority as police magistrates, Ibe  act was unconstitutional. The act  practically made a magistrate a judge  to exactly the same extent in civil  cases, except in amount, as a County  court judge, or even a Superior judge  The question, therefore, was whether  the Province had a right to appoint a  judge, and this he submitted it had  not, as the tight to appoint judges  belonged to the Dominion, section 06  of the B. N. A. act providing that  "the Governor-General shall appoint  tlie judges of the Superior district and  county courts, except those of the  courts of probate in Nova Scotia and  New Brunswick.  Mr. A. G. Smith, deputy attorney  general, for the provincial government maintained that the act was  constitutional, arguing that under  section 92 subsection 14 of the B.N. A.  act if nothing more had been said the  province would have had full power to  appoint judges as required fur the  regular administration of justice.  The full court rendered its decision in  the case early this week and unanimously agreed that tbe Small Debts not  is .(institutional and its establishment  quite within the power of the province.  The decision was verbal and tbe reasons  were uot given but will be embodied in a  written judgement to be delivered in n  few days.  .    THE 1-IG STACK IN USE.  LOCAL NEWS IN BRIEF.  The Washington mill, - which was  placed 1500 feet below the mine in the  Great Western slide, has br-on obliged  to close down on account of the lack  of water.  The Antoine ii being equipped '.with  pumping machinery. This mine is  owned by Messrs. Green, -lumbermen  of Minnesota, and is-under the management of Jack Ryan.  The R. E. Lee, which has been under  bond for $c5.C30 to Stewart & Welch,  has reverted .to the original owner,  Lorenzo Alexander, owing to the -fact  that the bonders threw up their option.  The property is now being worked by  Mr. Alexander and his cousin,. H. B.  Alexander of Calgary.  It- is rumored that the Sapphire  claim in the McGuigan basin, Slocan  country, has heen bonded tn Nelson  people for $15,000. The property is  owned by M. Alonaghan aud VrMUiam  Heirington. . The first bond on this  property was taken by R. M. Sherman,  J. F. Cutter and Stanley Miller, who,  after doing some work, threw up the  bond.  The Two Friends Mining Co., owning a  claim in the Slocan district, have received  returns from the Tacoma smelter of the  first car load of ore shipped. It give, a  net of S164.20 per ton. Deducting the  cost of mining and hauling to water, the  t._t-('ons<_il>l--0'l.oi-ii<'Thought he only held  Trumps.  Ex-constable O'Loane was arrested on a  warrant sworn out by Recorder G. H.  Riishdall this week but after spending  three or four hours, in jail was released,  Mr. Rashdall withdrawing the charge.  It appears that during his last month of  service as constable, O'Loane at different  times got money advanced to him by the  Recorder aud when settling up time  came, it was shown that be had drawn  860 in ali. His check was for 862.50 and  it'wns agreed that the Recorder should  take the check and pay the difference.  O'Loane was inside theofl-cecounter when  the check was handed to him and he was  requested to endorse it.(! He took the  check, put it in his pocket, and tried to  jump over the counter but was prevented.  He said the check belonged to liim-and  he would not give it up. Arguments'  were of no avail and- nB no one had  authority to stop him he left the court  house aud took the oheck with him. Mr.-  Rashdall then swore out a warrant for  his arrest charging him with the theft of  the check and at about 5 p.m. constable  Miles had him landed in prison. At  abont 9 p.m. the prisoner, who had consulted au attorney, coLcluded to give up  the check aud as soon as he did so, the  charge against him was withdrawn.  Tiie Fooruiaji Claim,  A. L Davenport of the Poorman mine  was in the Mixer office yesterday and  stated that 20 tons of concentrates had  been shipped this week from that mine  to the Hall "Mines smelter. There are  about 170 tons of ore on the dump aud as  soon as that is milled work will be  resumed on the lower tunnel which is in  I about 120 feet.  He Hold*  HI*   l������o������ltlon for Only a few  Ho������r������.  Mr. .Elkins, formerly jailer at Rossland, arrived in Nelson, last Saturday  night as the new constable appointed  by Superintendent of Provincial Police,  F. S. Hussey. to .take the place of  special constable Olone who was released. Mr. Elkins reported to Capt.  Fitzstubbs and was at once put on  duty, but on Monday morning, it appears, he had a misunderstanding with  the Captain. The latter asked hiin to  sweep out and cleanup the office aud  Elkins flatly refused to do to, saying  that it was not a part of a constable's  duty lo clean out offices. He said  however that be would cause a prisoner, the only one in the jail, to do so.  Capt. Fitzstubbs ordered Elkins to do  the work himself and the latter again  refused to comply with the order saying that he had not beeneinployed^as  a servant. The Captain then'told hiui  that his services as constable would.no  longer be required and Elkins telegraphed Chief Hussey for instructions.  Since that date Mr. Elkins has heen  awaiting a reply but as Superintendent Hussey has been looking up police matters in Slocan it is probable  that he has not yet received Mr. El-  kin's telegram,   . .  -*..     CHURCH   NOTICES.  Sunday 1st November,  189..  Church" ok England. Holy Coin-  in union 8 ft.'ni. -Matins 11 and Even  Song, 7.30.  Prksdyterian Church. Services at  11 a. m. and".* p. in. Sunday School  at 2.30. Prayer meeting Thursday' evening at "8 p. in. Christian  E.ndeavot Society meets every Monday  evening at 8 o'clock.  Roman Catholic Church. Mass  at Nelson on flrst and last Sundays in  the month.' Sandon second Sunday,  and Kaslo third Sunday.  Methodist Church, Corner Silica  and Josephine Streets. Services at  11 a. in. and 7.30 p. m. Sabbath  School 2.30 p. in. Prayer meeting  on Friday evening at 8 o'clock.  ONE HUNDRED FOR DEFENSE.  Will Aecowwndnte iMor ;m������ Hll ver King  NUer*.  ���������-^The -company's - boarding- housewbich  is close to* tbe entrance of tbe maiu  tunnel of the Silver King mine is nearly  completed, about the only thing lacking  being,- the work of tbe plasterers. Tho  building is a large one and will accommodate between 200 and 3CD men and for  the mo������t part will be occupied by "the  unmarried men working in tbe mine. It  is a three story frame building with stone  basement and will be made thoroughly  comfortable for the winter. All the old  buildings will be turned over to .the  married men, and three new cottages  have been built for them. Supei in ten-  dent Davys and Foreman Turner have  had separate houses furnished for themselves and families.  E. A. F0WYS STILL MISSING.  Thai wbh Ihe Amount Mr. Juntlce Walkem  Allowed Tnlllard.  A number of legal complications are  likely to arise out of - the interesting  Talliard case, in regard to the $1,496.25  found upon the accused when he wns  arrested. Mr. H. G. Hall, acting for Mr.  E. A. Coates, the prosecutor in the crim-  nal case and plaintiff in the civil case  against Talliard, garnisheed S710 of the  money in the hands of Chief of Police  Sheppard. The defense took the ground  that.the money could hot be garnisheed,  and" Chief Sheppard for his own protection paid the money into the Counly  court  Mr. S. Perry Mills, counsel for Talliard  then made, application   to Mr.   Justice  ! Walkem that all the money found in the  j possession of Talliard at the time of his  j arrest, less  the 8710 garnisheed by Mr.  I Coates, should be returned, to the   pris-  ! oner, or at least 8500, virtually a home-  ! stead   exemption,   to   provide  for  the  expenses of defense.   Mr. Justice Walkem allowed 8100 for the purposes of the  defense.  awoke   Went  Through   U   for lhe   Flr-t  Time on Wednritdny.  Smoke was sent through the new stack  of the Hall Mines Smelter for. the first  time on Wednesday last. The top of the  new stack is 228 feet above the level  and makes an imposing appearance.  The stack and the. new furnace now  under construction, were designed by  Superintendent Paul Johnson and people  who are eminently qualified to judge  pronounce them the neatest they have  seen. The stack of the new roaster aud  reverborator furnnce was finished last  Wednesday and the scaffolding, used  duriug its construction, was taken down.  Work on this furnace is progi easing  rapidly and will soon be completed. Tlie  big furua_e,which will increase the capacity of the plant from 130 to 3*-.-') tons per  day, is well under way aud is being  hurried to completion. The dimensions  of this furnace will b. 4x12 feet.  A BIG BOARDING HOUSE.  Robert il. Medley hns ret tiri.ed from  his trip ti Boundaiy.  There were 130 mining locations recorded'in Nelson during the past week.  A. Dick, well known in 'mining circles in this district is in town:; He  registers fnun Halifax, N. S.  *'  D. W. Cummings is rapidly recovering f/om his recent illness. He left  for Winnipeg Thursday.  ���������Messrs. 'French and Ericksbii have'  struck a three foot ledge ou the Biuango  and the ore is pronounced to be excel leu t.  J. E. Mitchell who has some .mining  interests in the Whitewater,' was in  tbe city during the week and left for  home-last Thursday,..  Clement & Hillvard's briok building ia  assuming magnificent proportions, the  ���������vorkmen noiv being engaged iu completing the second story..  F. R. Meiulenhall of Spokane, - representing the Canadian Rand, Drill Co.,.  and Jenckes Machine Co. of Sherbrooke,  Quebec is in town.       , 4.  E. V.  Brown,  teller of the. Bank of    '  Montreal, is convalescing from a serious  attack of sickness and this week left for  his home and expects to be absent for  some time.  J. Neelands ou Wednesday went on  top of Ihe new stack of the Hall Mines  smelter, just before the Hresj-wer������������  started and secured sotne.fine.views of  Nelson and the surrounding country.  The Alhauibra Miniug Company has  sunk a 50 foot shaft*oh the Francis J  and are now working 8 or 9 men steadily. A boarding house and sleeping  apartments for the foreman are' being  constructed.  Professor Law lor, of Spokane, will  start a dancing class in Nelson this  winter.. He is a wi 11 known, dancing  master aud there is no question bub  tbat his entertainments which will be  given in the Hie hall Will be flrst.class.  Work on the foundation.of the Nelson Club house on Silica street' has  been started and before the expiration  of miiiiy weeks ihe members will have  comfortable accommodations. The site.  is a, tine one and comm;in<l-<' an excellent* view of the town .wid lake. 7  Tbe regular meeting of the Ladies  Hospital Aid will take place at the  Church o' England Mission Room at  three o'clock next Monday "afternoon and  it is desired that persons having lost  articles at last Wednesday's tea, call at  tbe room - at the time mentioned - and  claim them.  Mr. aud Ms. J B. MacArtlinr, of Rossland, passed -through*.Nelson laatTuesday for-Slocau. -Mr. Ma.Ar.tbur bias just  returned from a several ��������� months trip east *'  and-, is- very much surprised atthe progress made by jNelson, Kaslo acid Boss-  land during his absence. It is Mrs.  MncArthur's first visit to this country  and she is very much pleased witb the  scenery and witb tbe people with whom  she bas come in contact.  The October number of tbe Miner and  Electrician pdblished at Spokane is  devoted chiefly to _ tbe Trail mining district aud Rosslaud and is a most creditably issue. C. N. Whitley, the publisher,  has caused brief reviews to be made of  the better known mineral claim* and  miues aud has devoted considerable  space to the town and district in general.  The issue contains 34 pages. PigotU  Birds Eye View of Rossland is given as ���������  supplement,      "      ."'  Senrehlng rnrlles Fall to I'lnd Any Trare  o. of Him.  Although many men have assisted  in the search for. E. "A. Powys, who  mysteriously disappeared a week ago  last Wednesday, no clew to his whereabouts has yet been obtained,. It was  reported yesterday that a man answering to his description had been seen  going towards the summit over the  Nelson & Fort Sheppard railroad and  three men were sent out by the brother of the missing man, Mr. A. Powys,  but ho tra;e was found. ..The country  in thb>rr^njHliate vicinity of Nelson has  beeu thoroughly searched by men who  have used dogs to assist them and yet not  the slightest trace has been found. The  prevailing idea now is that the missing  man is not dead but in n fit of temporary  aberration of the mind has wandered to  some neighboring.towh or^amp. Among  the gentlemen who'have assisted in the  search were Dr. Symonds, Mr. Dickson,  Mr. Fletcher, Mr. Bell. Mr. Senkler, Mr.  Newling and Mr. Ransom. Constable  John Miles had nine men out one day.  With the aid of au Ingersdll drill in  the Laird mine on Wiilow river, Cariboo.  the shaft which  it; in rock, is being sunk  rapidly.    When  - depth of 220 feet is  reached a drive of over 600 feet will lie  run  to  tap the channel of the AVillow  river,  where at a depth of 100 feet from  the surface,   gold   in great quantities is  expected to be found.     Last weck'*one  ' man was killed and another disab******d by  j the caving iu of the walls of an -Seava-  j tion for the fouudation of an engiW bed  Kllcblc-Adsm*.  At Rosslaud, last Saturday evening,  the 2_th, J. Fred-Ritchie, who has a boat-  of .friends iu this city,, waa united in  mnrriage to Miss Jane Adams; in the  presence of a few of their moat intimate  friends and relatives. The officiating  minister was Rev. Mr. Ladner. The.  groom is a well known civil engineer and  a member of the Rossland -Townsite  company, while the bride is a daughter  of tbe widely known cattle dealer; David  Adams of Campbellford. A reception  was held at the conclusion ofthe ceremony. -    A handsome residence is .being erected  for Mr. and Mrs. Ritchie on,Le Roi Ave.,  which they will occupy wheu completed.  The Mis'Gii together with his other  Nelsou. friends,- extends its hearty'congratulations to the bride and.groom.  , Klaht Were Killed.  A terrible explosion of gas occurred at  Wilkesbarre, Pa., in the No. 3 mine about  1.30 -Thursday   morning.     Six men are  known to be dead and three injured,   lt.  is not yet known how many men were in  the miue at the time of the explosion, but  12 are reported missing,'and it is believed -  that all of these have perished. The dead  who  have heen  brought to  the surface  are:   -William   R. Jones, fire hoes'; John  Joseph, assistant mine foreman.. Others  known to be   dead, but who can not be.  reached  because of the mine damp are:  Thomas Ownes, miner;    William Lacey.  miuer;" James Herpon,   laborer; JoReph  Worth,   fire  boss.    David "Williams, "and  Joe   Davis,   overcome   bv   black damp.  The canse of t' e explosion wiirprobabiy  never be known.  THE WEATHER.  The splendid spell of fine weather for  which this autumn has been remarkable  came to au end on Wednesday. A little  raiu fell that evening. Heavy rains set.  iu on Friday and lasted all, night.. The  snow is some way down the sides of the  neighboring hills,  TIIKKMOMETKK.  Min..:.  Oct. 21-Max.  -    'i'l���������  2'i-  _7   ii���������  ;���������')-  31���������  ...-���������-  .. ..M -*-  .. M������  ...so*1  ...������s-  ...16'  ..132.   3So   25:.   .������o   3J->   38s   X:   36'  The*. rcartiriBS are taken ������t 9 ���������_. in. and con-  ...(juc-iitl}* represent the hig_ett *nd 1-we-t  temperature during the procedl_K">l noors. THE MINER, NELSON, B. C��������� SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1  THE MINER is printed on Saturdays and  will be mailed t .my address in Canada or  the Uni'ed States "or one year on receipt of  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  CONTKAC7 ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate ofSjper column inch, per  month.  I A'ANSI EN T ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of 15 cents per nonpareil  line first insertion, and 10 cents per line for  each ubseqiient insertion. Advertisements  running /or shorter periods than three  months are classed transient.  ������LL COMMUNICATIONS to the Editor  must be accompanied by the name anet address ' of the writer, not necessarily for  publication, but as evidence of good faith.  /'MINTING turned oui in firi. rate  style at  the shortest notice   .  Aoonits  ' THI MlNBRPillNTIN-* PUBLISHING CO  NELSON.    B.C.  AMES HOLDEN CO.  Make' First Class  Boots  *  and  *      Shoes  For Pliners & Prospectors  :..l������8)  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, "1806.  .The achievement of the new .st**nm-  6hip Canada, in making the voyage  across the ocean in eight days was a  noteworthy, one. -  A petition praying that. Japanese  i in migration be restricted in Canada  lias been.-numerously signed iii New  Denver.., Perhaps the Free-Press will  have something.to say in regard to  this matter.    ..'  The merchants of Neli-on shouldsee  that their places of business are properly equipped;,w.jth signs. -Il.js one  thing that is quickly noticed by newcomers. * Advertising'"always .pays,  even though it be but a sign in front  of the. store.  : The death of a Chinese boy from an  overdose of Chinese wine excited much  attention in Vancouver lust week; It  shows the'difference between Chinese  and white men's'goods. Many people  take overdoses of the latter and, are  usually^eager to repeat :the dose, next  day. '���������'������������������     " ,-  . The British Columbia Mining Record  s.ays -."everything points to British  Columbia being within the next.year.  or so the great-treasure house of the  Dominion." If thu ^various projects  and developments now .contemplated,  are successfully; carried oiit, British  Columbia may' be the great treasure  houseof the world.  ".Tisan ill,'wjnd lhat blows nobody  good.. Aptivity .in.United States political circles has favored wood pulp  grinders and newspaper mills. Pamphlets by (he "carloads have been forwarded by both parties; llie "daily and  weekly newspapers are printing more  _pag-S-p!id---handbill*">,���������ballot s,~posters  and books have consumed thousands  of tons of wood pulp paper..  The liovernment has culled for tenders ..for. ..the conveyance of Her  Mnjestyjs mails between Kaslo, Sandon and'Xew Denver, the service to  hegiti January 1st, 1897. The fact that,  the contract'is for four year?, six times  per week would seem to indicate that  the government apprehends no *check  to the country's progress.  - The people of the United Stales on  Wednesday, No vein ber 1 will vote for  a president t<������ succeed Grover Clcve.  land and although other* candidates  are iii the field the issue - will be  between William McKinley, of Ohio,  the regular nominee of the national  republican convention and William  Jennings Bryan, of Nebraska, the regular nominee of. lhe democratic national convention. "Well posted and  intelligent men who stand high in  their parties differ in opinion as to the  probable result, and theoiillook is lhat  .there* will be surprises all along the  * the line. The'situation,'viewed from  this" distance would s.em to suggest  thnt the republican nominee has a little the best of the race.  been enabled to quote the oorrect  figures and not have done I he grave in-  justice he did to Nelson. The Nelson  Mixiok is always eager to see all parts  of this district pro-pei- and is not jealous of the success of a. neighboring  town. The Rossland paper, however,  in figuring outcoiniuercial importance,  apparently loses sight of the fact thai  in Nelson there are six carloads of  Canadian goods and supplies used  where ono is used in Rossland and the  proportion between Kaslo and Rosslaud is fully as great, lt is true that  liossland imports ' much from "the  United States but we fail to understand  why that should cause Rossland to lay  claim to any particular greatness oi*  why it should cause her newspaper lo  cast a must unseemly slur upon asister  city. Thecu.toins house receipts for t he  month of September, 1SIX5, as kindly  furnished,by ..Collec.Lor .Johnstone are  as follows: Nelson, $3,4.3.5-: liossland, $0,592.41; Kaslo, 34.0.jO.C������; Trail,  $0,137,51; Wanetii, $37_.SI. Rykerts,  $125.77; total, $21,372.70.' There arc  two of the largest importing houses in  this country located in Nelson���������tho  Hudson's Biiy Company and tin; Turner, Beeton Co.,. and the former, .hist  month,-paid in-Victoria, over $10,000  customs duties on a single* invoice of  goods that were sold in'Nel.on:  worthy captain calmly produced a  miners' license. The wedding had to  he postponed and Captain Sanderson  was in formed that he could not have  his claim to Miss "Waito's hand recorded until he had secured a different  kind of a license.  GAZETTE NOTICES.  ���������''iFi'om the B. C. Gazette of 22nd Oct., I896]  ' SOME JUGGLED,FIGURES.'-  The'Rossland Miner in a recent, issue  does some very clever juggling with  ���������figure., supposed to represent the customs collections of Kaslo, Rossland  ;Waneta, Trail, Rykerts and Nelson.  .The writer would have it appear, that  ���������Rossland. is the greatest commercial  centei^in the Kootenay district because,  forsooth, its custom house receipts .-ire  larger than in any of the other- towns  and this little conceit might be good  natuivdly passed were it not for lhe  fact that every one of the amounts'he  quotes are wrong. If he had spent,  one tenth of tbe time in writing to th.  ' customs house here, that he spent in  writing his   article,   he   would   have  KOOTENAY RAIL CONNECTIONS.  The people of British Columbia have  an interest in common with those in  Eastern Canada in seeing the Crow's  Nest Pass road built froiu'aconnection  with the Canadian Pacific,.east of the  Rocky- Mountain?,, and ��������� lapping the  Kootenay 'country'arid'divcrtiug from  the United States the thide that so  properly'belongs to our own country:'  The statements of .Sin..William Van  Home 011 the-subject- are clear and  Concise and go tu prove,; beyond Ihe  shadow, of .a doubt, that the Canadian  Pacific intends to build to this section  of the country as sOoivas" possible. In  connection with this Crow's Nest Pass,  the C.P.R. is contemplating the extension-.,of-.the- line-from Kootenay  directly westward to- re-connect with  its''m,.in line at Hope. "Sir - William  Van Horne estimates the cost of. the,  extension from-Kootenay to Hope at  any where from $15,00!),000 to $25,000,-  000 and very properly says it -will certainly follow "the construction of the  Crow's Nest Pass line. It would .be. a  grand, good thing for both Vancouver,  and the Kootenay if the whole pi" the  contemplated line could he built simultaneously, , hut" the most important  part of the work at present,' at "least  to the Kootenay and to the*' railroad,  considered from" a tinancial'point- of  view, would be the construction of the  Crow's Nest Pass road to Nelson and  to Rossland and the extension of the  present C. ������fc K:'to-Slocan City and  New Denver. As Sir'William Van  Horne says, the fur'.her westw.mi const ruction of the iine'would "J'ollo-.v" as  a natural consequence.  The'Vancouver people naturally desire the construction of the coast-. i,,.i*  at once and there is no quest ion but  that the general benefit would ,hu proportionately greater, but.if the project  is one that cannot'be undertaken at  once, as a whole, then the best thing  , will be the building of the Crow's Nest  Pass road: - If coal is as -plentiful ��������� in  the Crow's Nest country as is reported,  thei'e-.will be sufficient, trafliu in that  commodity alone to pay the operating  expensps.j The smelters of ��������� Nelson,'  Rossland and Pilot Ray will* consume  vast quantities of.this coal 01 "coke to  say-not hing-of-the���������hicair'consumption-  by this and other- towns.' The- Northern Pacific and Great Northern have  expressed a desire for.-this coal and the  Spokane and Northern, the C. & K.  and the K. & S. would without, doubt  use it in preference to wood.' The  road-would open up a district known  to be teeming with mineral wealth and  the ore'traffic would piobably not he  the smallest part of the business. Rail  connection between.Nelson and Rr>.<-_;-  laiid would be a paying investment  from the start andjt is fair, lo assume  that traffic would greatly increase  every season. The mining interests of  (his district are constantly being 11 ng-'  uie.uted by new finds and it would not  I he long before the road would be taxed  j to its utmost capacity.  We are inclined to tako issue  with  j Sir AViliiam" Van  Horne in  the sl.'ite-  1 ment   that", "nobody   else   could    or  would" build local lines as feeders, if  thi. government .should construct the  main line.    If it  were apparent that  the construction of local lines  would  prove* to be paying investments I here is  i no doubt but that  individuals  or cor-  l potations could bo  found to   establish  jlhem.    It was said that nobody could  i or would establish   the  K   & S.   from  j Kaslo to Cody or the  line  from   Trail  to Rossland, iind yet this was done and  today both are successful lines.    Kootenay needs the Ciow's Nest road and  j thefeedeis to it as suggested liy Sir  j William Van Horne and there  is little  : doubt that the government  will grant  ! all reasonable  aid  and  that it  would  j prefer   to    deal    with   the   Canadian  j.Pacific instead of outside parties.  ���������     NKW  INX'OHl'ORATIOXS.  Agnes Hvdraulic Mining and Milling  Co., Ld. Capital; .200,000 iu $1 shares.  Head oflice, North Bend, B.C. Directors;  M. Neilin Garland, John Lvods and John  H. Lyons, all of North Bend, B.C.  Boundary Creek MiniDg and Milliug  Co., Ld. Capital, ,S1.500,000 in $1 shares.-  Head ��������� office, Greenwood City,- B."C.  Directors; G. Arthur Keudell, D. A. Hol-  brook iind C. H.'Sausoin, all of Greenwood City.  ���������"Bonu'darv Falls Mining Co ,.Ld. Capital ^500,000 in SI shares. Director;' W.  Hewitt Meld-nm and Albert __.mil Leah,  of Peterborough, Ont., Alex. Morrison,  William Henry Armstrong and Robert  Hamilton, nil of Vancouver, B.C.. .   .  The English Canadian Gold -Mining  Co. (Foreign). Capital, $1,000,000 in $1  shares,   itead oflice, Spokane;  , International Gold-aud Copper Mining  Co., Ld., ; Capital,i..$l,GOO,000 ' in $1  shares. . Head oilice,, Rossland, B.C.  Directors; Archibald 0. Sinclair, Robert  C. Macdonald and John S. Paterson, all  of Rosslaud.  London and British Columbia Gold  Fields, Ld. (Foreign). Capital, ������200.000  in' 197.500 ordinary shaies and 2,500  deferred shares of ������1 each. Head office  in England.  Orphan Boy Gold Mining Co., Ld.  Capital, $700,000 in $1 shares. Head  oilice, Kevelstoke, B.C. Directors; li. H.  VVedekiud of Trail, B.C., J. W. Haskins  and Fred C. Whitney both of Revelstoke,  B. C. -  Slocan Queen Mining and Milling Co.  (Foreign). Capital, $L.000,000 in $1  shares.    Head office in Spokane.  rrlnuile of all England.  The, Right Rtv. Frederick Temple,  bishop of London has been appointed  archbishop .of Canterbury and primate  of all'England, in succession to the late  most Rev. Edward Whiie Benson.  r_tUFE--IO_������A_L   .ABU*!..  GEO.  A. B.  HALL,   PHYSICIAN   AND  Surgeon,   Office  C. & K. Building,   up  stair..: ' [350]  WHEAtLKlt,'    BATUUSTER *  AND  .a   Solicitor, Kaslo, B. C. 314-  ML. GRIMMKT T, LL. B., BA.RMSTKH,  ��������� - Solicitor,- Notary Public, Etc., Sandon  B.C.          j. (J31)  ASSAYING.       ROBBIXS&  LANG.     AS-  sayers  to , War Eagle  and Associated  Companies, lto-shind. (351)  S NORMAN & CO., MINING AND STOCK  . Brokers, Hotel Spokane. Spokane, Wash.  Telephone 027.' . [405]  ���������m/jTAIION, MCFARLAND & MAHON, LTD.,  .Iri. Alining and Share Brokers, Vancouver,  Jl. U.   Members Slock Exchange. 330  SIBRALD AND PEASE, GENERAL  Commission iinel .-.warding Agents,  Wholesales Jobbers iu Groceries and Provisions  Kevelstoke Station. 1302)  T IONKL C. BARFF, Mining Broker of the  J.J Victoria Stock Exchange of British Columbia, Ld. Lbty. Ollice, 32 Langley street,  Victoria, B. C. ; '374  GEO. SHEDDEN.    STOCK AND SHARE  ���������Broker, Victoria, B.C. (Member of the  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.N,*A'- 5500 loan costs $7.50 per  month and" pays off principal 'and interest in  8 years, other sums in proportion, time of pay  ment *]imitcd**tb 8 years. First mortgage  inipr6ved*p'iop"crly"only':'i''~A���������k"rbr prospectus"."^  .' , * .    W. J. G DICKSON,     ,  Agent Equitable Savings & Building Association, ; 361,  How better put in ��������� the long  winter evening's than with one of  our Banjos,-Violins,. Guitars, Ac-  cordcans, Flutes, Autoharps, Harmonicas, Mandolins, Flageolets.  The Autoharp or Harmonica  can be learned readily by "anyone.  These.instruments are all new.  .We are agents for some of  the  best Pianos and  Organs -. and  have  j stock on hand.     In buying from  us  1 you arc buying from the maker.  THOMSON   STATIONERY  CO. LD.  NELSON,        ...       B. C,  also VANCOUVER.- - [302]  MIXING. AGENTS. .     .  KOOTENAY   LAKE  SAW MILL  Nelson   Office  and   Yard  FOOT OF HENDRYX STREET.  Builders  are invited "to inspect my  stock of  Rough   and   Dressed  Lumber,   Shingles,  Laths,  Doors, Sash; Mouldings  Turned Stock, &_.  ORDERS PROMPTLY  FILLED.  G> O. JlUcha_)ai)  413  THE BON TON  RESTAURANT.  Open    Day    and    Night.  TABLE D' HOTE.  BREAKFAST,        - 7 TO tt  LUNCH, IS TO 2  DINNER, -      -      ������ TO 8  BOARD FROM $6.00 UP.  MISS   3VC.   *"-___   DXTFFT,  rilOPRIKTKE.SS.  (250)  FOR SALE,  BAKER ST-  Two Lots with Three Stores  BAKER ST.  One Lot with Two Stores.  VERNON ST.  Several Lots (Fifty foot frontage)  103 IV. .1. G. Dickson, linker St.  ANTOINE MAURIN,  Ml,  Dry Goods, Clothing, Etc-.  NKW AMI SKCO.N'U ll._XI>,  NELSON  (293)  B. C.  Money to Loan  Bir beck Investment,  Security & Savings Co.  Arthur R. Sherwood,  AGENT,  3S3 Nelson, B. C.  C. KAUFFHAN  Takes pleasure in annoucing to his friends that he is  licensed (without solitary objection) and is prepared to fur-'  nish the public at large with best Butter, Eggs, Hams,  Bacon, and a fresh supply of Groceries in general at prices  defying" competition. Cigars, Tobaccos and Tabacconists"  Sundries. * * * * *  A SPECIALTY.  438  Thos. Dunn ������ Co., L'd.  dealers in  MINERS', BLACKSMITHS' AND ILL SUPPLIES  B.4K AMI SUKKT IKON, Ml >>:���������*>_��������� I'll KS, lit It AM)  fcllM'T STKKl,  MINKKS' SHOVELS, Willi; KOM..S, MANILLA HOPE-,  dynamite: n .*i: and evr*.  SOLE AGENTS FOR THE  CINNABAR MINING CO.'S  QUICKSILVER  Write for Quotations. Cahle Address, "Dunn."  ('33) "VAITCOXJVBB,  _B. C.  tie Mcdowell atkins watson co., li  S-^-WHOLESALE AND  RETAIL-  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  Au full stock of Drugs, Patent Medicines, Chemicals and Toilet  Articles, Wholesale and Retail. Goods Right. Prices  Right.   Prompt attention to all orders.  the Mcdowell, atkins, watson, co  10 AND 12 CORDOVA STREET,  600 GRANVILLE  STREET. VAMPOI l\/PP     R    _"_  417 HASTINGS STREET 127    VMIN-OWU V CK,   D.   VS.  SILVER PLATE  1847 Rogers Bros., Extra Plate  ROYAL HOTEL,  Cor. St-iiilcy ami Silica Streets.  NELSON.        _���������*���������"___" B- C-  HOUSE, FITTINGS and  FURNITURE   ENTIRELY  NEW-AND FIRST CLASS.  ItcNt Locution In Town,   llcaullfiil lie*.*.*".  Bar   now   Open   and  Stocked with  Choice Liquors and Cigars.  Unequalled in Kootenay. ,  Give us a trial and   be   Convinced.  Knives and Porks, per doz.  Table Spoons,  Tea Spoons  $5.50  6.50  3*25  Also a Full Line of Plate of Ever} Description  -T��������� AT   ���������Jacob PoVer*s  The JeWeller  Paker Street, rfelsoi).  (24������)i  _CHER_BO_&__ iOOTq  -������ir  W. J. G.  DICKSON.  REAL ESTATE,  COMMISSION AGENT,  MINING   BROKER. .  BEALEY BLOCK, BAKER ST.  ���������^ELSO"*****]", *B..C_      [335]  W. A. JOWETT;  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKER  IXSliltA-NCE anil > ��������� -  ���������0_M.UISSlb\ AU-.Yr.  VICTORIA ST., NELSON. B. C.  1     The Tribune  says   that   Gnpt.-Boh  j Sanderson was married to   Miss  Jlniy  j E. tVaile ;i week ngo last   "NVi'diiiwhiy  evi-nfng.    Good news geni-mlly travels  fast but this is heating the  record   for  'the-v.nt did not take place until last  Sunday.    The marring-*  was  io  have  I taken .place on  Wedne'-day hut .when  I the minister asked for the license, the  Clarke Hotel,  Josephine St��������� Nelson.  "Enlarged, redecoratediand  fitted throughout with the  electric light. Every modern  convenience. Special rates  for boarders*,  Tlie liar Is supplied with Choicest KrimdH  ar liquor, anil Clsuxs.  '3   MRS.CURKE,  Late of Koyal Hotel," Calgary  KELLY, DOUGLAS & 00.  *v_s__sr _3o"cr"v-**___=i. & c  WHOLESALE    GROCERS ' AND   DIRECT  ' IMPORTERS FROM   -  CMiia,   'India   and Japan.  A Full Stock of Groceries, Cigars, Cigarettes,  /L'oba.cos, Etc.  Prompt A tic nl ion to All Orders.  L3-9J   The 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 which have never before  appeared in auy Directory or Trpdc Reference Book  with Location, Population Srn.  BANKING TOWNS TELEGRAPH OFFICES  RAILWAY STATIONS EXPRESS OFFICES  POST OFFICES MONEY ORDE" OFFICES  A POCKET, REFERENCE BOOK  OF ALL THE  TRAPJS,^PROFESSlQ|NISL _JND_USJ_RIAI-_ AND_  MlfMING  ENTERPRISES.  Over 6000 Business   and Professional  Firms, Full Names of Partners, Kinds of  Business, Street Address in Cities. ,   0.  THE.  PUBLISHED BY  MERCHANTS'    ���������'��������� AGENCY,  VANCOUVER AND VICTORIA. (350)  E. A. POWYS & CO.  ! *J5rELSO*N*, B. C.  i     Alining Agents and Sharebrokers,  i -        .  ; hismutice, Real Estate. Commission  fc        , nnd Mining Machinery Agents.  | A Register kept with full particulars of Claims.  SALES NEGOTIATED.  - 202)  NELSONJLOTS.  NOTICE.  Having appointed W.J. G. Dickson  local agent for addition A to the town-  site of Nelson, intending purchasei-s of  lots or parties wishing information,  plans or price list of the addition will  please apply to him.  ,  400 F. C. INNES.  JOHN  HIRSCH,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office:  NELSON   AI\D   HOSSLAKD, B. C.  iooo Feet  Wanted to Fill The Best  $2.50 SHOE  In kootenay.  The P. 0. Store.    GILKER & WELLS.  _CT_J������!IJSO_-Sr &c -PILOT _B-A.~y.  We are now Receiving "Weekly Shipments of  Creamery Butter in One Pound Pats  much w  to if of  Hudson's Bay Company,  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  05 'IHE MINER, NELSON, B.C.,. SATURDAY, OCTOBER^., 1896.  A   VAST   UNDERTAKING.  CANADIAN    PACIFIC    TO   BUILD  THE CHOW'S NEST PAS.J  : ROAD.  rrrsiil.nl    Sir  WilliiiiH   Tan   lloriti*   Kx-  . iiroHMeN lllmst'ir Krcrly lf|toii (In-  ���������'ill-Jc.l.���������III. Siij.s ||   Will  It. llmiiu.  V  Sir Willinm Van Horne, president of  the .Canndian,Pacific railway, while in  "Vancouver last week expressed himself  at length to a News-Advertise, repre'cu-  tnLive upon the question of building a  liue of road from tho main liue east of  the mountains hy way ol" the Crows  Nest Puss aud Kootenay Lake lo tho  Pacific coast. Iu reply' to a statement  that a Winnipeg paper had quoted him  as favoring the consti action of the'Viiu-  ecu*-'!., Victoria and Eastern Kailway  aud Navigation Company's railway from  the,Kooteuay country to the coast, he  said in substance:  "Ih_t is a misinterpretation of what I  said on the subject. I was asked if the  Canadian Pacific company would oppose  a .charter to the company referred to,  covering that territory, and I ��������� replied  that it was not the policy of the Canadian  Pacific company to oppose any charters,  and 1 did not think it likely that our  Directors would oppose this one. ' My  views were also asked as tothe de.ira-  . bility of a line from the Coast to tbe  Kootenay couutry, aud I replied that I  looked upon it as a coming necessity, but  that there was not yet anything like  enough traffic iu sight to support such  an expensive liue. But I said nothing  that could or should have been construed  as an approval of the project of the Vancouver, Victoria & Eastern Kailway &  Navigation Company, for I kuow very  little about the plans aud aims of those  concerned in it. I may say io this  connection that the Canadian Pacific  Company has had iu mind for half a  dozen years past the construction of a  liue.. from its main .hue east of the  mouutairis, by way of lhe Crow's Nest  Pass aud Kootenay Lake, to the Pacific  coast, or to a connection with its main  line uear Hope, aud the tying together  of this liue and. the main liue by a series  of north and south lines, one following  the Columbia river up from Golden,  auother from Kevelstoke to Nelson and  auother by way. of Vernon to the^Okano-  gan Valley. You will readily see the  advantage of this general system in  developing all parts of southern British  Columbia. The company has already  expended a large amount of money,  about $2,000,000, towards carrying out  this plan,-iu the purchase of the Gait  railway between Lethbridge aud Dim-  more aud its conversiou into a standard  guage road; iu the construction of the  Columbia <fe Kootenay .railway whicli  will be a. link in this system;' iu a considerable amouut ot grading between  Fort Mncleod and the Crow's NeatTass,  and in very, extensive surveys which have  been carried ,ou -for a. number of yeais.  with a view to ascertaining the possibilities in'the way'"of coiisbruction on the  Hues indicated.  "The Crow's. Nest Pass liue is without  question of the. first importance in railroad building. That is the cheapest' and  quickest way to provide the necessary  facilities for the development of the  Kootenay couutry, und at the same lime  to secure Canadian interests in the trade  already'developed aud to be developed,  and if that is loug delayed, the trade will  become permanently established south-  ,-war'ds and- will be permanently lostto  British Columbia and to the whole Dominion. Aside from local liues to reach  the different miuing camps, .the next  importaut move would be lo complete  the rail connectiou between Nelsou aud  Kevelstoke, so ns to afford the earliest  possible all-rail route'between the Kootenay district .and the Pacific coast. I  think it probable that this link will be  completed nearly as soon as the Crow's  Ne3t Pass liue, and with -this iu view, we  ���������have���������just���������now���������oeen-8urveyiug"--a���������iine  aloug Slocan.lake southward to connect  the Nakusp and Slocan with the Columbia aud Kooteuay Hailway. G  "The direct- line from the Kootenay  district. to the Fraser valley will follow  the completion of the Crow's Nest Pass  liue a's certainly as one sunrise follows  another, for- tbe construction of the  Crow's,Nest Pass liue and the connectiou  to llevej'stoke will .result in'such a'development' of traffic as will justify the  extension of the Crow's Nest Pass line to  the Fraser. I have no doubt whatever  about that. I am quite sure that these  things' will be done by the'Canadian  Pacitie, if done.at all. It is easy enough  to organize independent companies aud  to get .-charters, but when it comes to  raising the mouey, these independent  companies might us well try to reach the  inoou."  "But it is uuderstood that the Canadian Pacific is asking the Government to  loan the.mouey for the Crow's Nest Pass  liue," wi(S asked.  "Something very like that. But you  must not overlook the fact that the  simple construction of the line from  Lethbridge to the Kootenay Lake will  not come anywhere near reaching the  object in view. In order that it may be  effective,*., it must be supplemented by u  large number of local lines to reach the  different mining*camps, audit is pretty  ��������� safe to say that these, iu their aggregate  mileage, will amount to as much as the  main line of the proposed Crow's Ne3t  Pass railway, aud ��������� somebody has got to  build these, or the Crow's Nest Pass railway will not accomphslfits object, aud  will be *.a miserable -failure from a financial point of view. The Canadian Pacilic  -Eailway Company does not feel able at  the present time to finance for the Crow's  Nest.Pass raihvay, and for all of the local  lines in addition. * *���������  "The Government has tried its hand at  railway "buildiug a number of times, aiid  .you kuow the, result; ���������' But eveu if the  Government were able to build tbe Crow's  Nest Pass liue ao well and as cheaply as  the Canadian Pacific Company could do  it, the Government would have to build  vall. of the local hues to which I have  referred, in .ad_iti--u ;o lho.Crow's Nest  Pass line, for nobody else could or would  do it. It would be folly for the Canadian Pacific Company to build a lot of  local lines as branches from a leased line,  aud besides it would be .impossible to  finance for the local liues in such a  situation."  "How much money would be required  for building a line from the mouth of the  Fraser river to the Columbia liver in the  vicinity of Rosslaud?'" w;is t-sked.  "According to our surveys and they  are the ouly surveys tbat have been made,  it would cost not less thau fifteeu million  dollars, aiid probably twenty'or tweuly-  five millions. As compared -with tbe  Crow's Nest Pass line it would be exceedingly heavy work."  OF G-MEEAL INTEREST-  The British Parliament will re-assemble,  on Jauuary 25ih, '07.  The Spokane river flow is at last lo be  accurately ��������� measured by the Ha.kell  electrical curreut meter.  The wheat crop in Western'Montana,  especially haid wheat, is belter tban ever  before.  The Montana arid Kalispell divisions  ofthe Great Northern have beeu cousolidated nnd P. liyau, of Kalispell, been  made superintendent.  Sir Wihfred Laurier is postponing his  visit to Englnud until uext summer  owing to the-stress of \v6rk",cohsequent  upon the proposed revision of the tariff.  King Humbert is the ouly monarch in  Europe, thnt,cau show a scar received in  actual battle nud he received his al the  battle of Custozza.  A dispatch from Ottawa state* that  Senator Mclnnes is still there and that it  is generally conceded that' he will suceed  Hon. Mr. Dewdney as Lient-.-Goveruor of  the Province next year.  Latest advices from Singapore state  that the revolt iu the Phillipiue islands  was more Ferious thau at first supposed,  and that in a short time it will assume  the proportions of the Cuban revolt.  In Jersey Island a law has been passed  legalizing marriage with a deceased wife's  sister and anyone who can live there the  time required may obtain the desired  qualification.-  The Governor of Victoria in a speech  on Imperial Federation said: ;'It would  be wise if possible to bring America into  n grand defensive league of the Anglo-  Saxon race, which would effectively'  secure the peace of the world."  Twenty years ago Britain held sway  over but 330,000 miles. Today her power  extends over 2,750,000" miles. Four  hundred European officers are engaged  in Western Africa, 200 in Eastern Africa,  nnd iu Hputh-eusleru Africa there are aa  mauy more. They have flotillas of  steamers ou the lakes now; even railways  are running towards the spot where Stanley found Liviugston.  A London dispatch says that the Marquis of Salisbury has demanded the  immediate release of San Yat Sen, tbe  Chinese physician said to be a British  subject, who was, according to the statement of friends, kidnapped while passing  lhe Chinese legatiou aud is held a prisoner iu the legation on the charge of  having been engaged in a conspiracy to  overthrow the Manchuria dynasty.  The latest important addition to the  British navy is the Caesar, which has  just, been, launched. Its principal dimensions are: Leugth between perpendiculars, 390 feet: extreme breadth, 75 feet;  mean draught ot water, 27 feet 6.inches;  displacement when fully equipped, about  1*5,000 tons. _ She will be fitted with twin  screws,-"each driven by ah independent  set of vertical triple expansion engines,  capable of working" up a total of 12,000  horse power for the two sets of engines.  With this horse power a speed of about  18 knots will be realized.  THE STEAMSHIP CANADA.  C. 1). UANI).  D; B*. WALBKIDGE.  RAND & WALLBRIDGE  MINING BROKERS  SANDON,      -      B. C.  Mines bought and sold, Stock for  sale in all B. C. mines, Official Broilers lor Wonderful Group -Mining-  Co., Kootenay Agents of Bondholder Mining Co., stock. Companies promoted. Correspondence  I  ' solicited.  _22  KOOTENAY   LAKE    GENERAL  .    HOSPITAL SOCIETY  All persons -contributing $i.oo  per month-or $io.oo per. year will  be entitled to receive the full benefits of the Hospital; in addition the  $10.00 subscribers will secure the  privilege of voting at the, annual  election of directois.  A. H: CLEMENTS, Treasurer  J. BLANEY, Collector  Nelson,  B. C, August 14th,   1896.  . (419)  Piaiyo Lessors  Given by an experienced lady teacher. Apply  at Thomson Stationery  Co's Store, Nelson.        fa  fUS*    ORES .. .  c.pp.r,   WANTED,  .   '���������  Write for I'l-i.c..   Give assays, etc.  State Or.) Sampling: Co.,  rx.S'VER, COLO.,  ](aUtfipa|)'s  _f^estaUrai)t  IS   REOPENED   UNDER   NEW  MANAGEMENT.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  MEALS $6.00 PER WEEK.  ANNIE BURTON, Proprietress  137  J^itchies Hardware EijiporiUiji  CELEBRATED WARRIOR  Cooking and Heating Stoves  ���������-.-ALSO���������  Agateware and Tinware  MINERS' TOOLS.  NELSON. -    09 B. O.  _N"_E3I_iSO_l-T  \  000RS, SASHES and TURNED WORK,  BRACKETS and OFFICE FITTINGS.  SATISFACTION   GllAI<AlVTEEp.  PRICES REASONABLE.  NELSON, B. C.  8  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 f)ot Monkey With Wild Cats.  Will be pleased to   answer  any business   enquiries.  1-iOnxifl.ml a Triumph In the lliiil'llnic  or Slilp*!.  The new steamship Canada, of the  Dominion line left Liverpool on Thursday evening, Oct. 1st, calling at Loudon,  derry for mails aud passengers. She left  the north coast of Ireland on the 2nd.  find entered the St. Lawerence at day-'  light ou the 8th inst., passing Cape Magdalen at 10 a.m., this beiug the quickest  passage betwe.u the British Islauds and  Cauada.  The Cauada, ���������^lii^_wjhe_lnrges_.tiaiisr.  "Atlantic* mail steamer "that has ever  entered the St. Lawrence, is a twin screw  ship," propelled by' two engines of the  latest description,, and has a carrying  capacity of 9,000 tons. In the provision  for, the comfort of passengeis, she is  unexcelled, aud what has in the past  been considered luxuries - are on the  Canada reckoned as beiug the necessaries.  .Special attention has also been given  to the accommodation for the second  cabin passengers, that saloon being on"  the mam deck, a part of the ship which,  on* many ol* the first class liners, is  usually reserved for first class passengers.  In her arrangements for steerage paesen  gers, she is well provided, the rooms  beiug.closed in, while there is very large  deck accommodation for " this" class of  travel. If the Canada realizes the expectations of her builders, Messrs. Hurlaud  & Wolff, Belfast, who constructed the  famous Majestic and Teutonic, the  passage between Quebec and the Old  Couutry should be made within six days..  Oil III Kasl Kooti.iiuy.  Much is expected of the oil fields in  East Kootenay-which were discovered  several.years ago, but which have beeu  waiting capital to develop them. The  .Stony Indiaus have always ������used the oil  for medicinal purposes, gathering it during their annual hunt in the Flathead  valley. They were induced to. show  where the obtained tbey crude oil to some,  miners, who found there were two kinds 1  of oii obtainable; a black oil at Kishnee  creek, and but eight miles north on Sage  creek, a nearly pure light yellow oil is  found which will burn in a lamp just as  taken from the ground. Natural gas  escapes freely from the bedrock and  ignites easily. When the oil was sent to  the geological museum at Ottawa it was  pronounced a fraud it was so pure, aud  Dr." iielwynj head of the departrneu fumade atrip to the district finding it as  represented, and also that it was found  in the Cambrian formation." Over a large  area of ground indications. of oil were  1 fouud, showing that immense oil fields  only await the touch of capital to make  known to the world their almost fabulous  value.  Xciv Slorc Hir K.tslo.  D. J. Younp, who has been traveling  I through the koolenay for the Calgary  i Herald, was in Nelson this week.    Mr.  Young  will   open a book  and  news  store in Kaslo.  Count Your Chips!"  -���������before buying them in.   Don't take  _any one's word that the right number  of--blues" and --reds" and "whites"  are there.   Leather, workmanship and  profit make.any shoe, but very different kinds according to the blend.    See that you get all  the --red" and --blue" chips you're entitled to when buy-  _ing__shpes._,_Yo.u_can_always__tell-by.the-name-and.price-  , stamped on the sole. Goodyear Welted. $3.50, $450, $5.50.  CftT-lOOUC  Fmt  "The Slater Shoe"  ������.l|.KKlt A WKll*, Sole AgcutM Tor Xelstm. tiKCE***)' BKO_., Agents at Kuslo.  IIIVTKIC HUOS:, and HI'SII'tlCK A CO., Agent* at KoMlnnd.  ���������172  DUDLEY D.' LANCASTER.  N. B. BUCKLER  BUCKLER & LANCASTER  Will Buy.3 and Sell on Commission  MINES AND STOCKS IN TRAIL CREEK,  ������������������--��������� BOUNDARY CREEK and SLOCAN CAMPS.  and all Legitimate Properties Elsewhere.  WHITE TO l;S. "*,    " ROOMS 301-30. Hf OK IILMK,  I.IMIEK'S   TKLF.������RAI'BIIC VII'IICK./ . Y      ffphir A TSTTTi    *W__-S*EI.  312  ���������>   LAWRENCE JfARDWARE*; Q0  Our stock is now very complete in        .  '  Briton* ��������� Hardware ��������� nl ������ Mining;'*���������  of almost every description.  We are here to do business.    * If we have not what you want,  hve will get it tor you.    Give us a trial for Goods and Prices.  TINNING AND PLUMBING.  T'EI-E'E-IIOI'T-EJ -ETO. 21.  -IM  WANTED Golfl. iiinr, Copper or Coal Proporfe.  WILL BUY or profflote ConmaBr to tate ore.  WILL HANDLE Bonds of fleck Steam or Hors-3 CarRailways.  WILL BUILD Waterworks or Float Bonfls of Same.  Manhattan Investors & Securities Co.. Ld.  17_and_i9_Broadway,__,___^���������=_-^^-New-York Gitys-  379  M. R. SMITH .������ CO.  Biscuit Manufacturers. -  WHITE    FOB   PKICE   JLIST.  VICTORIA        -        B.C. (������*)  THE MINER M  Is the Best Advertising Medium in West Kootenay.  All * Kinds * of * Fine * Job * Printing  For Mining' Information and News of the Camps, Take   ���������  THE MINER  W_i^__i_jS^S_^^^^M_^^-f^^'10^'_^_-)_^^_j^^-  i TURNER. BEETON & CO.  ll WHOLESALE "-~~������*--~ ���������  JB^^^SHJPPERS AND IMPORTERS  M  ~ A LARGE STOCK OF  __������ mj m. -^r -Ni* k rwm  _r-CJST I-N*  A Car Load of  l-PORTLArip-   CEMENT/  p ORE BAGS ALWAYS IN STOCK  ������1 Victoria and Ne-son, B.C. and London, Eng,  '     (248)  Fred J. Squire  .     HAS RECEIVED HIS SPRING STOCK OF     ,    ''������������������  SCOTCH TWEEDS, SERG-ES, WORSTEDS  AND TROUSERINGS.     "T.  o ,  - % ���������' PRICES #_.  TWEED SUITS      - - -      $25.00 UP  SERGE SUITS "   .     - '   $27.00 "  COR. BAKER AND WARD STREETS. *>  NELSON, B.C. TH������ MINER, NELso^B:.^, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, '^96.  MINING TRANSFERS.  Where uo _ousid.riit.i-n  is named in tiunsfnrr  t.he nominal faum of 81 is to be understood.)  NcI-MHl.  ' Oct' 24���������- ���������'       ������������������        .-,.���������_..        ���������        ...  Muiie���������F V Pereival to Jacob Henson and H  1j IIokciv, J.     ,  >I i'>ti*c���������Jacob Benson to Purcivul aid'Roft-  -- em   1 :-!.  Ku.y Quartz���������F S Uobbs to Edwin B Hall, i.  *   ;  Wi'ieoek   and    Bywiit'jr��������� Phillip   White   to  '   Cliurli s It Hamilton, bond.  Oct 20���������  13i ei-bane���������John Ry'nu to George Wilson, J-J,  'floOV"'   ;' '  Jubilee���������Augustus!- lt Lado to Garret l.eefe.  tioo.   '  i -.Victoria���������11 M-Billings to James Bourto, 1-1.  . Oct. Ti��������� ��������� '���������'  flood hope and "Martha Washington- Robert  -' K -Mtiih-ir to Fred* N ���������.Juniiiiin'KS, bond, J1U00;  *'    |:������00 cash and t8"0 Muyi.-18!i7.  Greenhorn���������J(). Camiibull lo F N -Uiuinings,  ...ml, fAOU; <1U0 vn.h and balance May 1. '.IT.  .   .   Tulip'KxtunRion���������11 _ Pollock to J Albano, J.  Mlnniilinlia���������TO Skalbo to .Mnrliii Anderson,  '    1-2.'  U ti  Ivooteiiay���������Thomas  li Garrison  lo J K  Lonuslcy and J It Cameron,  -.   u O���������J K Longsley to J H i 'auieron, 1 2.  ���������->., HarfjU) Quoeumienry' (_ Foster to.. J Migh-  lon. 1-3, f 105- .     .     ,  "* 'Homier, and Jin Hoiiieslake���������I.) W Skinnor  to J C Porter, |40.       .    .  'Borne, Swiss und Highland Chief���������W K Ilieh-  ui.nd to Henry Siege, 81.150.  Oct. 28- "     " '   '  Fieslinian���������W J  H -McKernan  to  S Casey  Wood , jr, 1-2. $100.  ���������"   Junior���������Alexander-Carrie to S C Wood, 1-2,  flOO. ���������  ,    .Trinity���������S C  Wood jr to .1 11 Mel.ornun, 1-2,'  '$100. -   -��������� " *    '  Sophomore��������� l.orno Uccher lo  .. C Woodjr  and J H McKernan, 1-2, $900.  '���������'���������   Gold-Tip���������J 11 Young to a II IJiiclianun. 1-3.  ���������    'No 2~_\liRo  '.gait, to J T Nelson, It O Nelsou  .   aivrt.K (J TravCH^j|300.  "   '���������  ' Noonday���������AlfftSd  Bunker to John T Xelson  and K (J '1 raves, 1-2, $480.  .- . .West Sidc-J T Nelson to K C Treves, \, $200  ...Oct 29���������       ,.   ;-...., ���������**       *        ' .,-     '  ���������   Sioux,  Blackfoot,   Mohawk and Jfodoek���������V  *1������-Wlge":ithul to Jaiiie". Thornton, $25(1."  '���������--Little Church���������(Jlem-C Edwards to J F May,  $1000. - ,- ,'-���������*.  'Arlt^-Frank Fletcher to Peter Scott, 1-2.  ! . KmnIu.  '   ..Ooflft^  ./���������" .. .  ��������� -'.'��������� .Horning Star,' Frontcnac and Sunrise���������N T  ���������(��������� Johnson,-A W Johnson and J tiiwlil to G  L Alexander, H B Alexander, t> W Moore und J  -,} Waugh,-$11,1100. "���������"��������� ', -  . . . Corean���������RShiell arid W Mat.hesorito J Hugo  '���������' .R'.s;and A B Barrett, option, $20,000.  ;:"''Oct 19- ' -.'.*���������-  ' Silver King���������J **-> Moore und J M McPlicc to  *!"'DM Boi.garl.i:  Silver King���������D M Bongard to J N lliuckai. i  Lako   V'Jqw,   Mammoth,   Belle   View���������F   h  Buchanftjitb A A Helton.. 1-0, ������H75.  ,- _.    .Iron Mountain���������A Cameron to. J D Moore, i.  Oct 20-        , '  Montana 1, Summit J���������J .Gordon to A Muc-  -. Car ren.  Silver Dollar���������F   Soussie to  A  "MncCarren  ���������'������������������   andtf Gordon, J to each.  Gold Dollar-- Gordon to A MacCarren and  F Soussie, 1-4 to .'ach:   ���������  ��������� Colby���������K Nelson fb'.-'A Hultaian, 1-2."  ���������''Oct. _l������������������ ;-.,;'     '���������  -.Minna A���������GSchuclor to Minna Boettcher; J.  ..- -.' '.White Elephant���������A H Buchanan to A B Mc-  . .;  Kenzie, 1-2.  "   White Elephant-A BMcKijnzio to J II Chewett, ., $1,500.-  ..-., Oct 22- .-..,..  ���������,-'." Neosho Extension���������E '' L  Warner  to  II II  -*Ei-a_ri_cll 1-2; ������100. "'  .- .,-NcouhQ Ledge���������W W Warner to It H Einoun-  -,    ���������- irlL-1:2, J100. :.-..-���������'  .       Hugh-y^J J Lynch to HCItoss", 1-4, $100.  '-''    '"01_-h���������J Cameron-to C Olsen, ���������$. ....  ��������� >���������>:��������� ���������   -,.\ew DeitV'T.��������� .-  Oct. 9- - . .  ,���������-��������� .',;..."*-.   .-".   ���������;  -. ;-.Kitc-rJS Nelson to P Hayes 1-2.  '-'���������..  .''���������Drik(con!'Nor'--P M Hayos'to J C Steele, 1-2  "  $800.--    -'     ���������������������������-  ��������� ;:SUvonon-J������oy--WH Robertson to C WCall-  ..   : ajhnn, Option to buy $5,000. "  '- :'-Cro.wn Grants on Elgin a'nd.Ivahh'oc by Min-  ; n.sota'Silv.rGo,..._.. .. - ..-,.;   >   Admiral .Nelson���������II -Donnally to W O Yaw-'  ,;.-.- key, J.   . -.        .-  ���������    .'     *.. .   .   ,r   ...  ;'.-_ .Oct-jlO-1^.^.-;,, ..,;":..;���������'."..' :-    '.���������'J...*'      ;     :  .'.". ''Transit andBig Kaiiawh'a���������Same.*"^' .   ' - -.  Norway'Trensure^-C'M-urpIiey to'J W Lowes  >������������������ r-i.6.----- ���������=      .-'_   ���������'������������������  ' ..  ���������  ��������� .-'-     .Empire���������GC'Clark to J W.Lowes:   ���������  O K No 2���������PA McDougall to W Holmes. IB.  Biinetalic���������J S McFrirlanc to H Mcl-enzio','������.  .,', -     Return���������J Pilon tb J-Sheriden, $500.  "' '. F..n.hni���������G CClark to J TMoore, 1. * > '  ���������'���������'-.'���������-' Hiittle E���������G A Simmons to KJ Mai hews.' $10  i.:'.:-. Grey'Copper���������E Becker lo J C. Ryan, 1, gluOO.  Y.Y---Qct 12*ff' .. .; , ' <.' "v*".'- '...-- ".   ".*   '  ''���������  ��������� ���������'.-:  ��������� '.Dnlhousie'-group���������D B Turner.to A S Fergii-  , . ...son,"agreement re i interest.  ,.._   "-.Oct 13-   ���������  , -.    .  ,MaBcot No 3,���������M Kcrlin and A Waddell to P  .  .', Leclair and H Sclirodor*;! $5,000.,  '���������"'-Sunrise���������Same, $5000.'  .--.,-- O K���������A P Blandy to-C Henderson, $150,  -i.',.-   Altoona���������THurteau'to A C Scott, i; $10.  " Lily S���������A E Scott to A"C Scott:  Altoona���������T Hurteau.to J ,C Steel; s, $200.  Silver Cup���������J Thoiupson to B.W Finiul et, al  1-5. $5.   . ",'���������--'.:���������..  Diamond Hitch "__, Clever and Silver Wave 1-20  ;.,   Silver-Cup, OomsVbck, -Silver Chief, Kentucky  Girl," Ruby' Trust', 1-40-B W Finnol   to. lt G  -'.'���������   ' Henderson.  ��������� .���������  -,���������;������������������Thouipuon-Group���������A-'I hompson etral-to-Dun-  l!ikic Bell Irving, bond on 39-10, $39,000.      ���������'"-'���������'  ��������� Mocking Biid���������L A-Moore to. D McGillvray,.  .   ,-.*,* $750."' .      .. :*>;������������������ ...        . ._.      .   '"Oct'H-' ���������' '���������"������������������       .----"  :������������������'.���������-.- .'-'Liberator No 2'-iW C'Monoghan to J C Ryan,  ;,*   - $1000.  Old Tom Moore���������It Bates to J C Ryan, $1000.  _" : Oct 15���������V *      '" *    .    ,  ' ���������'��������� AlpR���������W J McMillian to G C Boiiiir, i~$550.  .- ,,-Doininion���������G Clark to E W Nettleton et al, i  '$500... l.;  -.'Conundrum and Conundrum No 2���������F Hughes  ���������*'     to WTomlinson;'i,'$350:  i     ... Wm Braden lllus iv protest against, thu Florida  Fraction. .. .,  .  "P ot A���������J K Owens to John Tnllanco.    -  * Wonderful,  Lookout  and   Columbia���������W   C  *'������������������   Joiich to-WondcKul Group Mining Co.'  . .;��������� E J Field.to Wpnderful Mip. Co.���������property  .,*"��������� not DaOfied. -".'*'  I   .",;- Out.' 17- ���������'. *"*      '  Wolf, - Drake,  Albert*. Nelson 1-20, and 1-04 in  Ilebn, Michigamio, Granite, and 1-80 in Purccll'  ���������J S Dic'.CHon to S Wat..rlow.  , ,, Wolf.   Drake,   ^Ibert. : Nelson   1-10:   Hebn.  Michigamio,  Grnnllo  1-32���������J J Kingsmil! to J  k '"OiUiclti-nn.  .       Wolf, Drako. Albert. Nolson'4-5; Koba. Michi-  '''���������'garnie an*   Granite110-1G;' Purcoll 1-5���������C Glass  v.lO J G Dick-on et aH. $8,600.  ' Pof A���������G S Wat'erlow to J S Dickson.  '��������� Mountain Goai--A M Rogers to S J Curry, 1.  . Empire���������J Fenning.to F Soussi, J.  Silver  Band���������E  B Marvin ct al, an agreement;. >- - ���������   .  O K No 2-1' A McDougal'to C S Fall, 1-tl.  ���������    $1*.      ���������-���������_*--.  ���������   .Oct  19���������  Potoinhc���������J McKiernan to J J Rallerty.  I'otomac���������J H Cory, A C Allen to IJ Rallerty  ,1'tUfr.r Arrow Lake Ballrnail.  - .... Notice bas been published iu the B. C.  - ���������   Gazette -1 bat application will be raaile at  _t.be;, npxt, . sesaion    of   the  Legislative  A-sserubly for .an   act to incorporaje   a  . .company .with power to construct, equip  and operate a standard or narrow gauge  ��������� railway for passenger, freiglit and ore  traffic from some convenient poiut at or  near Galena or Thumb Bay on theUppei  Arrow Lake, to and from any points  withii.J'-B Yadiui of :fjfty mile?; i-.nd with  power;to use from tbe south fork of the  Lardeau river about two miles from the  junction, so much water as may be neo  essary to obtain 5000 horse-power for the  ���������purpose of generating* electricity; to  supply power and "light etc., to consumers.  M0ET KODERIOK KILLED.  .'o.-'iiism K-'.iic of the Cariboo .Mine Does  I lie SiioDliiiK-  Moil Roderick was killed near the  Cariboo mine, in tbe Bouudary Creek  district, Monday night by Foreman  Keene of that mine, Roderick was  suspected ot being the man who held up  Secretary George McAnloy, August IS,  aud relieved him of gold bullion amounting to $11,0.0.  '" Shortly after the. robbei'.VjKuderick wns  tracked to Puget Sound. lie crime biick  a few weeks'ago. !It \vnfl'thought he  would go to the place where lie had hidden lhe bullion, and Foreman Keene was  following hiin through the wouds whei*  Rodcii-k. discovered Keene. A liglit  ensued. Keene was on lh������ lookout fur  tiouble, and tlie icssiilt was Rodurick was  killed.    Keene has been arrested.  * :    THE-SKIfFESt* CASE'.  Will   l'rol������al������ly     Im:   I'Ivcii   Io ' llie   Jury  Today   <>i-   .lloiiila.v.  The trial of Henry Heillert, charged  witli murder in tbe first degree for lhe  killiug of L. H. Platlor, has beeu on all  the week in Spokane.aud will probably  be'coucluded  today or Monday.   .The  case has been fieieeiy conte -ted aud the  defense, has endeavored to show that the'  shooting was accidental. Much of the  testimony, was conflicting bnt many witnesses were produced who testitied to the,  proviou-i good reputation of the prisoner'.  Witnesses were also produced who testified that deceased was quarrelsome at  times. The defense throughout has been*  an able one aud SeiHei't has many friends  who believe that the shooting was eutirely  due to Plat tor's' quarrelsome disposition.  A SELF SUSTAINING- CHURCH.  NOTICE/  "VTOTICF.  is hereby given that sixty days  _LN after date 1, Kllen jMcDougald (widow) in  lend to make application to tlie Chief Commissioner of Lands and  AVorks   to purchase  the  following described land:    Commencing at a  posL planted alongside T. Walker's Northwest  corner po^t, near Burton  City on'(he Collim-:  bin-ltiver,   thence running North  10 chains;  thence Kast SO chains; thence South 40 chains;  thence "West, 80 chains to point of commencement, containing 320 acres more or less.   ���������  EIX1CN JLcDOUGALD. '  -Nakusp, Sept. 22, lSIKi. 133  The National Matte Semlter.  -Apractical, and simple method of matting  sulphide ores, such ns nickel, copper, gold and  silver ores, in localities where lcad'ores and  fuels are scarce and almost, unattainable, our  pyritic, water jacketed Jlatle Smelter 'has  been recognized wiih highly satisfaclory results, and has been thoroughly tested on various pyrilic, sulphide and arsenide ores, in capacity of 2 to SO tons por d,iy. ��������� It is the most  practical, cheapest .mid-simplest, method-of  gold and silver ore matting and' concentrating  that is known to-day.  It requires no. extraordinary skill, no-feud  ores, no fluxing material, and no fuel of any  kind for the.smelter aftor.it is started. The.  sulphur in the ore is its natural fuel only, and  sits cost has no comparison with any othcrpro-  coss'of concentrating. ...  We are prepared lo furnish any size or capacity plant, complete to substantial ..mining  peoplo, set it up ami furnish our men to'ruu it.  for them on easy payments. ���������' Prices and- specifications furnished with references and testimonials on .application. '"   '.  National Ore & Reduction Co.  .lieltciilmm Ave.,  ST. LOUIS. Mo  Tlie Presbyterian... Have Willitli-uwu From  the MlNsluu'iiry ISimrd.  On Thursday evening thecoogi.ega'iou  of the Presbyterian'church held-a largely  attended meeting.    The" object pf .the  meeti g  was   the withdrawal of tlie congregation--froru  the   .missiouai.-y. board,;  making the  congregation a self sustain-'  ing one   and   relieving the   inissioua'.y.  board of the maintenance of the church.  This was.satisfactorily arranged"and-the  Presbyterian   church- of Nelson is novr'a  self sustaining oue.  -  ���������    ���������'   ��������� ��������� "������������������  .MAIL'WIIOES. *  ��������� Mails close at, tbe Nelson Post G(lice  as-follows: Por/Spokane and allU.-fe.  points,* Victoria, 1-losslnnd, Trail Creek  and Wat-eta, at (j p.m. ou \\eek'days and  _���������_, noon on Sunday. ' ' " / ������������������ -'  ������������������ For * Revelstoke,   -Nakusp,    Kobson,'-  Saudon, Three Forks-, New "Denver.and'  all   C.P.R.  poinls   East   and West,'on  Tuesday, Thursday aud Saturday at',8.30  a.m. '���������* -'���������' '���������'������������������"     ���������*��������� %     ���������'  _ *'   '  "For Kaslo,': Ainsworth-,'- Pilot I^y,  :Billfour','"Sandon,--,Thi'efi,For,kp imd Neny  Den ver-at iJ p.m. .on.Mouday,. Wednesday,  and Friday, and al-8 a.'m. on-.Titesday,  .Thursday and Saturday.:: ���������.* ���������   I  --- Oii am*l-after''Octobei';_tl'',"aU mail matter-tor Qnebeo,:Ontano.-anU the;i>:urtl.i-  :westprovinces will: _������,,'-disi>iitched dally  except Sunday, via Spokane. .\Vasii_, uiut  maiL from- the- 'above' mentioned- i-oiut.  *viil bere'ceived.daiJyby same route.:'������������������ ''  . It-- is. imperative", that.'all, mii.^er. for  liegistraitiou should be handed in lnrlf ;m  hour pr'evi'uus to'closiog'.oriTie'rii'.'iils.  Manufacturers of Furnaces for "  Nickel. Copper, Gold, Silver, ami Lead Ores.  .      *   ' ���������   ���������   '3S"J  ������.I'KTII H.ATK Ol' IMrKOVKMKNT..  LONG TOM' MINERAL CLAIM:   ���������'���������  Situatk on Toau "MduxrAiN   i>" The Nki.  son.Mining 'Division, Wkst   Kooiknay  Distkict. .   ''   '  ri-l A1.15 NOTICE - that - I. - Frank Fletcher.'  X. Agent for 10. A. Powys Free Miners' certificate No.. 05011 and Win. J. .Lindsay-Free  Minors Certificate No. G5021. intend sixty days  after thc date hereof to1 apply to the' Mining  Recorder for a -certificate of improvements;  for the .purpose of obtaining a Crown- Grant to.  the above claim     _; '    "'."     *���������  '<*And  further ta'<o notice .that action under  Section   :i7;1 must' be oomriienced ^before'tho.  issuance" of'such certificate .of-improvements.  ,-.l -FRANK FLF.TCHBR*.     *  -;- '     7th September, 1896.  ' ���������  (130., 12 9 0),  Y'.   OAK-LEAF' MINERAL CLAIM. -       '  .Situate in thc. Illeeillewaet Mining Division, of  ���������\West Kootenay .district.   Where- located���������  .Above* Maple Leaf.Mineral Claim.  'PAKE   NOTICE, That I,  N,  V. Snowden,  I. ��������� acting as agent" for the Lillooet, Fraser  ltiver it Cariboo Gold Fields Ltd.; Free Miner's  Certificate.No.'ftSO'18, intend, sixty'day.'froni  thc-dato. hcreOf\lo apply, to thc 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'becomnienccnl-.be_fO're the issu-  aiv.*eof such^ertilicjito of .improvements.  '  Dated this.lOth day of'October. 189B. '       '   '*'      "    '������������������*���������  '-NrP.'-SJlhwoEN. ,  '- '        '���������    ������������������'-i.^    :-������"--   I    -   "''i-   "-I   'V;  MAPLE LEAF MINKllALCLAJM..-;.';  Situate in the Illeoillewae-.Mining Division oi  ._: A*������'cst"'K.ootenay.,di9j"rigtl  Where local&d���������  Opposite to Jluir's tunnel ������������n the north'.side  ���������- .'������.of  the  Canadian  l'flcific. riiilvr^, ?ibout*.  three iniles.ea!,!. of Illccillewaet station ahd'  nearly li'ni'iles'up the mountain  ���������J; Ni. CAMPION,. Secretary-Treasurer.  Telephone 310.  j;  E. W. MACFARLANE, Manager  Telephone 449  B. C, IRON WORKS COMPANY.  SOLE  M.tXIII-AtTl'U_EHS WI' TIIK  Kendall Band Mill,  li. C. Shingle Machines,  Steam Log Hauling Machines,  Marion Steam- Shovels,  Improved Winding Hoist,  Kiver and Hurbor Dredges,  King Ditching  Machine,  .Wrecking Machines,  Ballast Unloading, Etc.  ���������   Aiiu\r*> fwji  .Reeve's Wood Split Pulleys.  Cable Address:   "Cove"  I'CXKU.ll,    FOIMIKKS,     KMiiS  KEHS,   KWIIFK   MAKKKS,  l^l^������Mi%^_.!i__a  \T-"-fe��������� ?iA"---!:J1--*-"*J-ts"-!**:.ti%!_l!L.vS^v!l'H--WIvlcoi. in Slock a Full  Supply of En  7    h'^'WW ginccrs'and Mill Supplies, i-iping  :id Intircs,   Lnn-s Gtcdi*,  ill 1 n   -11 til.gs--. Etc.  ) 1  ii id-- li i  1 i i'i Jf  1 1 il <i} ii.tt.  I I: I I I .i.iilKl).  Mail   Oidcrs-  Itcrrivo        I'ltmpt  Attention. N  T<lc|ili<>ii<- ai<>.    r.O. llrn-nerllA  CORNER ALEXANDER STREET AND  WESTMINSTER IAVENUE.I  ^^-A-_rsrooTJ^r_E_R- _b. g.  All Agreements are taken subject to the approvaljof the Company nt Vancouver, and arc contingent upon strikes, accidents  aud.otber delays unavoidable, or beyond our control. (320)  Zhe  LIMITED  LIABILITY  Xonfcon IDill  -Development ano  /ITMninQ Company  '_ ��������� " A Company formed to acquire, develop and work the "London"  Group of Mineral Claims, situated in the Ainsworth and Slocan Mining Divisions of West- Kootenay, British Columbia.  The Company is incorporated under the British Columbia "Companies'   Act,   1890," and amending acts.  CAPITAL���������r$i50,000.00 in 600,000 Shares of 25 cents each, of  which-360,000 full)'paid shares will-be allotted to the vendors in part  payment of the purchase money, and 200,000 will be available for working capital.  ..PROVISIONAL  DIRECTORS.  Oliver T. Stone, General Agent, Kaslo**, President and Treasurer.  Hamilton Byers,  Hardware Merchant,  Kaslo.  A^ Whealerj Barrister-at-law, Kaslo,  Secretary.  BANKERS���������Bank of British Columbia.    OFFICE���������Kaslo, B. C.  Kaslo   & Slocan   Eailway  TIME-CARD NO. I.  Going Wkst. Daily Going East.  Lcavct.00a.nl.   Kaslo Arrive 3.30 "p.m.  a.IKi a. in.   South Fork       "      .1.15 p.m.  "<    '.I.UCB.m.   Sproule's ������������������      2.15������p.m.  9.51a, m.   Whitewater      "      2.00p.m  "    lCOH a. 111.   Dear Lake '       1.-18 p.m  "    10.18 a.m.   McGuigan '",   1.33 p.m  "   10.30a. 111.   Dailey. "      1.21 p.m.  "    10.39a. m.   Junction. "    .1.12p.m  Are.   10.00 a.m.   Sandon   *      Leave   l.OOp.m.  Subject to change without notice.  For   rates  and   information   i<pp 1   at the  Company s oilices."  ROBT. IRVING, R. W. BRYAN,  .26.1   TiafHc Manager. Superintendent.  COLUMBIA  &  KOOTENAY  STEAM    NAV.  CO.  (LIMITED  TIME*: CARD! No. 10  lu : KflVct   June 8II1. 18M.  : The' Prospectus can be seen at the office of W. J. G. Dickson at  Nelsonj' or at the office of O. T. Stone at Kaslo. 435  luvei -esc uanooo _-om r leais _au.-.r r.cminer .  Certificate N6I fiiH)i.8,- intend, sixty -days' from  fl_..  '_l.������*n   Vir.i.,>nf *  t.\' onnlr t-n * llir*   IVIininfr. 1^**.-  .Thc Snlniaii ltiver-Ulslrict.-.  Lorhe Beeher hasretui-ned from-a trip  to Wild Horse and Salmon river district.  He'aays that a-new hotel is.goiup up at  Quartz Creek and .that ail along tlie'-lihe  from _Nelsou  to Waneta the  trains aic,:  crowded wiih  people going to the canips  to work this winter.   On the N:oith* Fork  of tbe'Salmou,ii the people expect Iq have'  twelve'or fifteen camps and will work all.  the   wiuter.    .A   good   many Kossland'  pioneers are there and they say that the  ore is similar to tliat* found ia liossl.iind  but the surface7 iiMlicalfni*"- "are"1" bett������r'  aud show ' much higher assays. ...A  Mpntreal "syndicate .has stocked the Ben  H.issen and the Maud S.    .  ._ Si'nso.11.**" Cl������"*an-|l|>. * o..  A gold brick from the Cariboo hydrau"'  lie miuf is on its way to Victoria as the  result of the second clean-up this season.  It.is valued sit 835,7.1" su.d is the product  of a fourteen dav and twentv-hour run in  one pit. This makes.$l 18.000 so far this  season,and hydrnulickingiRs-till going on.  tilL the cold weather stops operations.  Mail !*������-rvl<-������. In VaiK-mlver.  At the last meeting of tho Vancouver  Board of Trade it .was stated that' arrangements had heen mad.-, for a daily  mail spivicf to Itossland. In ernnectjon'  ������������������villi the proposed new inilway froni  Kooteuay to the coast, a resolution was  pas~ed urging the Domiuion government  to support some reliable "scheme to protect the interests of the'province by stipulating for certain freight and pnssenger  rates etc., before the liu.e i_ subsidized.   ���������  A C'ban_c nf Time.'  A change of time has been made on  the C & K. branch of t he C. P. R. and  henceforth trains will leave Nelson at  _:80 o'clock on Tuesdays--, Tnursu.ays  and Saturdays. Returning the train  will {.p.uve Robson at ]*_:30 arriving in  Nelson at 2:15. The. extra trains lhat  li-ffc Nelson at 19 o'clock have been  taken off.  HORNE FRACTION MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in thc Illeeillewaet Mining Division of  West Kootenay District. Where located���������  Rounded on three side< by the Lanark, Re.l  ���������. 1'ox, JIaple I^eaC and Oak Leaf mineral  Claims, situated about 3J miles east of Illccillewaet. C. 1������. R: "  *r|1AKE.'NOTlCK that I, N. i.\ SnoCvilen art-  ���������1. ing as agent for tiie Lanark Consolidated  Mining & Smelting Company,. Limited, Free  Miner's Certilicate No. 5.8210. intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to'.apply to the Mining  Recorder for a certiticate ot improvements, for  (he purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the  above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the is-  .unnceof such certilicate of improvements.  Dated this 21th day of October, 1800:  N. P. SNOWDEN.  COLUMBIA & WESTERN RY.  __V 1-..VI.UIH. , ....  And further take notice that action, under  section :*7,'imint be. coiiimo_cc_."bcfore the issuance of kih-Ii certilicate of Improvements-. ���������- '���������  .  Dat ed: this 10th -day of October,'1898..  ' N. P. Snowden.  ���������; '    DOROTHY "MINERAL CLAIM.   ..  .iitiuU.. in "tlie Ilieeillevvtjet Mining Division of  --. \Yc-t,.Kqotcnay District.   Where located���������  .-.,  On the north side of the Illeeillewaet river,  - West.-Kootenay distriet..'an.d.inunediately  adjoining the Lanark Mineral claim on the  - i-.mith side. ��������� , .- ������������������>'���������   ���������        .. .'.  PAKHi .NOTICE. That I. N^P.^SnoW.don,  net ing as agent for the-Lanark Consolidated Mining i. Smelting Company-Ltd.-;  ���������Free Miner's Certificate -'No. ?8*216*, intend,-  sixty days from'the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a certinVute of- improve-  .meiitti, for the purpose, of obtaining a Crown  grant of the above claim. ���������   -..   .  And further tnke' notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certiticati* of improvements.  Dated this 10th day of October, 1896.   -  -    N  P. Snowden,  RED FOX MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Illccillewaet Miniag Division of  ' West Kootenay District.   .Where located���������  On the north side of thelllceillewaet river;  West Kootenay district and  adjoining the  Lanark Mineral '-chain en the north-west  corner. . *  'I1AKK NOTICE,' That I,  N.  P,   Snowden,  1     acting as age;it for .the  Lanark  Conspli-  da.ed Mining & Smelting Company Ltd.; Free  Miner's Certilicate- No.   flS.'illi,   intond,   -ixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Min;  ing Recorder for a certilicate or improvements!  for the purposo of obtaining a Crown grant -of  the above claim. ' ...  And  further-take notice- that action, under  section :t7, must, bo commenced before the, issuance of such certificate of-improvements.'  - Dateil this 10th day of October, 1890.*    *��������� .-   .-  N. P. Snowden.,  Time Table,,in Effect June 2.  No. 2 passenger leaves, Rowland   Arrives-Trail   No. 1 passenger leaves Ro-;sland...'  Arrives Trail    :. _.   No. 3 Leave-* Tiaii .-.Y...   Arriv-' Ru-s'.nml   No. 1 Uiav.js Trail ...              Arrives Uo-sland   .7:00  .-. 7:l-"������  '. :':'io  .. j_y,  . 11:00  . PhOO  .. ,).ijij  .. .i.-i,*)  All tr.iin- run duily i>n P;u-:!ii_-.--t.iijddnl I  Coimei'lion-;* f'f/;urnbi.i .<.; Knotcniv l"*t  Navigation, Coiiipanj's -teamboat*. .Spo  Kallr: & Northern Kail way via Nortliport  Canadiaji I';icinc Railway via Revelstoke.  a.m  p in  ji.iii  p-m  a.m  a.m  p.m  p. in  lino  cam  i.-ine  and  The Nelson & Lardo  :;  Steam Navieation Co.  STR, CITY OF  In connection with the present sailings will make regular trips to -  SANCA  Commencing on or before Mondav.  .Tilly 27th.  I-.avins Kaslo on Monday. Wednesday and Friday at S:0<) a. in.  Leaving Nelson on Tuesday. Thursday and Satin day al S:0_ a. in.  The right is reserved to change this  schedule at any time without notice.  104  Why Drink Your Whiskey Straight  ��������� ������������������..: ..     - When-it is much nicer with Soda Water,  ...v-  '-.- '    -      or any other of our drinks  All our.,soft .drinks are guaranteed to kill any microbes that  i..- -.'���������-   hiay  exist   in  the   whiskey   but  are   perfectly  , harmless to human beings.  Orders Delivered Promptly to Any Part of the Town.  roSON SODA WATER FACTORY  391  CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY  ____ST*D   SOO   PACIFIC    EOtfTE.  Pad Coast anil Eastern Points.  St. Louis, Kansas City, Buffalo. New York.  greatest Variety of Rontes, Rail and Steamers,  . Leaves Nelson Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays ah 0.30 o'clock, making  close connections with Transcontinental trains at Kevelstoke. .   -  Passengers for points north and south of Robson will leuve on the 9:30 train.  J. HAMILTON, H. K MACDONELL,, GEO. McL. BROWN,  AKenfc. Nelson,       Tr.iv. FrRt. and Pass, Agf.. Nelson.      Difst. Pnfis. A������t.Vancouver  KKVKLSTIIKi:  KOITK-^Hnaier "Niikusp*  Leaves Arrowhead for Nnkusp Robson and  Trail Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays at  7 p.in.  Leaves Trail for Kobson, Nakusp, Arrow  lioiul nnd Canadian Pnciile Hailway points  (east, nnd west) Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays al J.30 p.m.  Connoctioi* is made at Kobson with C. & K  Ky. for Nelson ami Koolenay Lake points.  NOKlliniKT-Tlt.lll.   ROUTE  Steamer "lyllon."  Leaves Trail for Nortliport Daily except  Sundays at S a.m., "returning tb Trail same  evening.  Connects at .Nortliport with S. F. & N. Ry  for Spokane. "      '     .  .  \n.SO\.KA.������M> KUIIl l:.-"Slr Kokanee."  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.m.  The right is reserved to change this schedule  at any time without notice.  For tickets, ra'i'es, etc., apply at Company's  ollice, Nelson. .   .  T. ALLAN,  ���������    Secretary.  J. W. TROUP,  - Manager  EAST  >*".  mf'  WEST  THE   SURVEYOR'S   CHAIN* MADE   IT  THE SHORTEST  ���������     TRANSCONTINENTAL    ROUTE.  It Is the Mowt Mo-lern In Equipment.  It Ih the Heaviext Hailed line.  It" has a Kock-HallaMt Roadbed. '  ���������1 Crosses So Sand Dessr-lN.  It Im   the Only Line.  Kuiinliisc   Lnxnrion*  .' ���������lab  Koniii Cars.  It Is Noted for thc Courtesy of Ils Enpluyes.  It Is the Only Hue Serving Meals  on the  a In Carte   1*1 mi.  THROUGH   THE  GRANDEST "* SCENERY  -  IN AMERICA BY DAYLIGHT.  .*  Attractive Tours during Season of  Navigation on Great Lakes via Duluth in  connection with Magnificent'Passenger  Steamers Northwest and Northland.  Spokane Falls &  Northern R'y*  Nelson & Fort  Sheppard R'y.  AUMlloSnotoeJasli,  0NLY*R0_T_P TRA1LPEEK AND| ]  Mineral District of the Colville Reservation  Nelson, Kaslo, Kootenay Lake &._Iocan Points.  "NORTHERN"  IN     PACIFIC RY.  RUNS mm  Pullman Sleeping Cars  TO  Elegant Dining Cars  Tourist Sleeping Cars  /ST. PAVl  MI\.\[_.t|-OI.|g  UUll'TH  FAKf'O  ������.KA.\I������-  .OKK'*.  t'KOOKSTOIV  Mis\in:������  KKIKVA and  \ IIIITTK  THROUGH   TICKETS  -TO-  CIIKAI'O  WASIIIXt'TOX  riniA������������:i.i'iiiA  m;w vokk  KOSTON lliill 111 I     -  Points KiihI,  M'esl and Suulh.  *  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.  For maps, tickets and complete information  call on or address Agents, K. & S. lly., C. & K.  S. Nav. Co., N. & F. S. lly., or  <' ���������. G. DIXON, General Agenl,  Sixikane, Wash.  F. I. WHITMEY, ������. P. Jt T. A.,  351 ������L TmnL Htan.  Passengers for Trail Creek mines con  ue.lat .Northport withlStage and Steamer  Daily.  Close connections at Nelson with  Steamers for Kaslo and all Kootenay  Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle Eiver and Boundary Creek, connect at Marcus with Stage  Daily.  VI  For information, time-cards, maps and tickets  call on or write , -  .     F. D.  GIBBS,  General Agent, Spokane, Wu>h  or    - A. D. CHARLTON  Asst. Cent. Pass. Agent Portland, Oregon  S, S. Alberta  LEAVE KASLO for Ainsworth, Pilot Bay and  Nelson daily (Sundays excepted) at 7 a. m.  LEAVE NELSON for Pilot Bay' Ainsworth  and   Kaslo  daily   (Sundays  excepted)   at .  ;  3.80 p.m.  Close Mnnection is thus made between Lako  points and all outgoing and incoming trains of  thc C. P. R. at Nelson.  The steamer is newly equipped in every par'  ticulur, is lit throughout by electricity, and  contains bal hroom and all modern conveniences  for the comfort of passengers.  The above schedule is in effect 1st of April  l&fi subject to change.  Aa WAUGH GKO. F. HAYWARD  Purser.-. Master

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