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Array Whole Number 357.  Nelson, British Columbia, Saturday, J U N E  26,   1897.  Price Five Cents  DOMINION DAI  DETAILS  THE  OF   THE   SPOETS    FOE  BIG  CELEBEATION.  Allilrlii- au<l ,i<i|iiatii'. Krenls���������Horse Kac  Iiik  iiikI   Oilier liil<.r������..sliii<: I'ea-  lures and 11 tiriiiul Hall.  Tbe committee luiviug charge .of the  Domiuion Day celebration have been indefatigable in their efforts to make the  affair a success, and with liue weather, it  will be the best of its kind ever held id  Nelsou. Business men have beeu particularly liberal iu their contributions to  the celebration fund, which now amounts  "to more than $l,_b6.      \ :: \*  'It is expected that the city will be  crowded with visitors from Kaslo, Pilot  Bay, Aiuswortli, Saudou, Trail and Rose-  laud.   ���������t.ZYY }���������*'<-"'Y  .'���������"���������   *'"';t'vv>;'*  "! The program published7 iu the last  issue of the Mtneu has been subject to  slight -.alterations and additions. All its  details'are now complete and it will be  cairied out as follows:  .liilyl���������. ; ������������������ ' '���������. ������': ������������������  1   Salute at Sunrise. ,,.  10:00 a. 111.���������Grand procession formed in the  :    following order:   ."! '.'��������� -". ���������-;.-  Grand 'Marsha'.,!*.',-A. Waterman, mounted."  Nelson brass band.  ���������Double? carriage containing Mayor Houston  and visiting officials.  Carriages with aldermen and friends. ' :.   .';'���������'  ��������� f Tlie, Caledonians, mounted.  '-" Citizens.'."''' '������������������'������������������'������������������>���������������������������;..'..    -.- :���������'-._���������_ ;���������:."' ,.,.  '...-:..'������������������ Carriage! will juect. mayor of Kaslo at the  tioat.   : ! *:'.}. '-.'���������'��������� ���������'���������"��������� '���������-���������'-'���������; ''.'-.���������'������������������ 7  -.-/i'l: a. in.���������100 yard: race  for boys inuleivj:..'  Kirst prize, $'2: .second prize, ������1.  .'.  ,;.   '100 yard race for girls under.;-13.'.', First .-prize,''  .-,?2; second pi-izc, ������1. .-:; ���������_.'._*_���������_ ���������: ,-...'_ ������������������"���������.-.'5-  100 yard race for boys Under 10. ."First prize,  ������2: second prize, ^ l.f;:.;.''YY\Y'YY.Y:':YYY.Yyii.':.-:Y  , :100 yni-d race. rKi-ee. for all.   First prize,  ������7;  - /.'soe'oiid/pn_<b,'-?:i.;'-f''-"-������:.'.'t;'''.v''-''v',v7''-'-77'-Yy.. ��������� -.������������������_.  .:,'": 120 yar(H<i;ace7over (i flights of 3 foot hurdles.  -Kirst price, $7; second prize, SH..��������� :-..-.-  ";_  50 yard potato race. ...Kirst prize, $7; second  ;_ prize, ������3.. :7      ���������-.'.; .-';    - ..,-.:.���������'-. ������7'"     ^.---'"'...   :Y>  .-.;'. 1 ::(0p. in.���������I loi-se races.   I3cst.'! heats7 i ii Jr, ten  niinutesr intervals.  , First   prize, S50;l. second  l-H>rize,'.S20,.;';.���������-7.': Y''i'::::Y:YYY'.YYYY., ���������-:'.:_-  2:30 p. ni.���������IVacrp.-ise'inatch. Nelson vs. Kaslo.  ; Gold and silver medals .valued at ������120.  .���������il:30 p. in.���������Boat racing as follows: .: ;'-��������� yYYYY  ��������� (i The aoqiialioprogram will be under Uieruios  and regulations of the Canadian Amateur association ofoai-siiien.-;'\r;-i>:"~ J?^;::v- ,--';-'':'* c.':  "'-; Scratch���������Four-oared iace :in boats provided  -������.-vb.v Nelsoii -lioiit club with*coxswain*7 Distance  '   1 inile-straiglitaway. Y "Value of prize, $-10.  > V-  Single sculls in outrigged boats, provided.,.by..  -;..- committee, l.iiiilc.   Prize value. $15-      !'!'  Doublosculls w'itli lady .coxswain in outrigged  --'[pleasure boats.(provided)."1 inile.s* Prize value,  :.-U5^:-:-:__-..._ /^'���������i";;:;;.'���������''.'���������������������������       ' .'  *: 'Y.' -YY yYY".' ���������  Single  sculls, in   outrigged ��������� pleasure 7boals  - (provided).-1 mile.   Prize, value,'' $10, -:.Y   ";.'.���������-  .,-   Single canoe. Distance l.niile.Prizc value,������U>.  ;. "Double canoe'. Distance lyjiilo. Prize value,  :������10. ; v  Y   Y r'Y'" ;,"-:"'��������� ;'' ; ;V-'-._ :?:  '.'������������������ fc'cratcb���������Four-paddle   .canoe..   'Distance    1  ,- mile.; Prize value, ������20.-,'?> '   ;  >- -;     '-" :s'a'������-  'V Grand procession nl night. Boats aiid canoes  io be decorated and illuminated.;, "'":-i.     a  c.I.icst, decorated canoe.,7 Prize valuc,,������7.50.  c Best decorated boat.; Prize" value, $7.50. ' "���������;  * -in seratch races _'tho crews-will 4iot be picked  ..until immediately,beforc-tlic race. ''���������'������������������'  =^lJheisUrol-e~orei"otcaeh-fo.ui^oared^erew-*will>  ,'be picked by the competitors, and the remainder,  "of the crew will be drawn  forfroiirth'c list of  entries.:  This rule' also', applies' to, the ..scratch  .four-paddle race;,. ���������"',.     ;  .  t,s ,-  -*,'.7:30'-p..iiii':���������Tug of war on Baker street, chosen  '.- teams.;:='.; :.'",.-.���������'������������������-,.,; .J" :!*....-���������" ..-;iV;-.?7 ->"���������%-.'' .���������������-���������   ���������  ���������". 8:30 P.. in.���������Illumination' of boats find canoes,  "'���������'stc'a'iii -yachts, etc.,.travel7one. niilo and retui-ii  ;   Ml p. in.���������Fireworks; _ f    .'..-'   "     ^. a _,  ,. _ ."9:30 i>. m.-v-Grandball oil second floor JIcDon-  : aid's iiiew-ibuilding oil Josephine and Vo'nion  'streets.- -Admission1,'?!.-..-' ������ ���������":-:'" ���������?*-..-'  ' J\iiy.^-Y.YYY%Y:Y:.Y'Y%Y'Y^Y' :^''^' ������������������y'Yy'Y^^Y  i;���������10:30 -a.3 in.���������Dock;- drilling: con test. ".Kirst  prize, $150; second prize, ^50.;.. ; :Yi:''-':: '.; i,:  :    11:30���������Log'.eho'ppiiig contest.- First prize, ������2.;  - second, prize, $5. :--'-';. 7't:   ;.-; '7 '..  ! * 1:30 to 3:30 p. in.���������Horso racing.L* [Free for till  (lioi'-ses never before entered iii a race.. Best 3  heats in 5Y First prize, $25; secoml pl-ize, $10.  .Pony race for aniinals under 12 hands. Desl  3 heats in 'a.-. First prize, S25; second prize, ������10.  ,  JCntranc'e fee 10 per cent.       : "'     ,:.. .,'"���������'  Slow miilo race, free for a'l inul"?. .,". ' >  ...   5:30 p. in.���������Caledonian sports.7 4  .Ilunnihg high jump!  prize, $1. _-'"!  Itunning long jump.  work in Idaho, intending to return here  ns soon as he had earned enough"*money  to maintain bim for a season, but he died  shortly atter arriving at the Coeur  d'Alene mines, and his title expired.  The recent discovery was made by  grouud sluicing. Messrs. Swedburgnnd  Johnson, believing thnt the main vein of  the White claim, which adjoins the  Granite on the . north-west, extended  through their property, searched for it  without results until thoy hit upon the  idea of sluciug away the wash that coveri  the face of the mountain. Work was  commenced in what was thought to be  the vicinity of the ledge, and as soon as  bed-rock was reached the magnificent  showing was revealed.  This ore! shoot is believed by those  who. have seea it to be of very considerable dimeusious. The theory is substantiated by the development that has  been doue on tho White, where, at a  point 500 feet distant from the Granite  showing, a tunnel has been run in a rich  ore body on the same lead for about 200  feet.   EXTENSIVE OPERATIONS.  WAS SPENT ELSEWHERE.  THE TAXES COLLECTED HEEE BY  THE PROVINCIAL GOV'T.  So Saj'H Mr. Justice Walkem in the Course  of III* AiltlreK* lo llie ftriiiid Jury  In Thi* (ity  The .Vvlsoii .Hilling Division llie Center 'of  .-.rent ICiisiiiess Activity.  It is estimated that upwaidsof $42,000  hns been expended on assessment work  in the Nelson miniug district sinco March  1 last.. The mining recorder's office  shows only a few instances where cash  has been paid in lieu of the performance  of (he ueeessary work on mineral claims.  There are fully four hundred prospectors at the present time exploring the  hills in th. vicinity of this city, and discoveries of great promise are being made  daily. The record books show an increase rather than a decrease in tbe number of locations.  No big mining deals have beeD recorded duriug the past week, but the  sales aud bonding of undeveloped or  partially developed properties, are becoming moro frequent ns the season  advances.  The business houses of this city are  experiencing very considerable benefit  from this extraordiiiaiy activity in milling circles. . The value of provi.-in-s and  implements sold to prospectors is an  item alone that Amounts to several  thousands of dollars. The present season  is generally considered the most prosperous in the history of Nelson.  A FIKE ENGINE.  prize. $1.      *  '���������'     ,   '  Snindiiig broad jump  "prize. $1.  ^Vaulting with  pole,  prize, S2.  Putting  the  shot  second prize, $1.  7:30 p. in.���������Horse race.   Prize, $50.  9 p. in.���������Grand ball,'McDonald block  First prize, ������1; second  Fir_t prize, $3; second  First, prize, $3: second  First-prize, $j; second  G  lhs.)-    First prize, $3;  The t'oi.iii'il Wilt   Improve the t.'on ill lion  of tlie _���������'_������������'- IK'i������arlnu'iil.  Alderman Teetzel, on behalf of the  city council, has written to the Gutta  Petchii and Rubber Manufacturing  company, of Toronto, for prices of the  iii-ticle.s needed by the fire department  and expects to receive a reply in a few  days.  The present inadequacy of the department i.s considered by the council  as a very serious matter, and, us the  J'lio.vincinl���������government'���������has���������only-  appropriated a fow dollars towards its  m.-iiiitainoiicc, has decided to expend  between ������2,000 mid $3,000 in the purchase of necessary appliances for extinguishing lire. As soon as satisfactory terms can be arranged with the  niiuiufiictiirers, an order will be placed  for one villiage hook and ladder wagon,  MOO feet of standard hose, two standard  nozzles and a Lindgron' chemical  engine. -       .  The only serviceable articles now at  the. disposal of the department are:  250 feet of hofio, three axes, -I'iO feet of  11 buckets, two noz-  At the convening of the assizes  Thursday morning, Mr. Justice.  "Walkem paid a high compliment to  Nelson and its citizens. While instructing the grand jury in regard to  its duties and briefly reviewing the.  bills beiug presented to that body for  consideration, he deplored the fact  that Rossland was burdened by an  unruly element. He remarked substantially in regard to Nelson:  "T take this occasion tc say that this.  is a most orderly place for a mining  town. I have been on the streets two  evenings to notice the conduct of the  people, and take the liberty of congratulating you on your -progress, and  hope your expectations of the future  importance of your city may bo verified. I am pleased to see that you  have adopted the municipality.institution. Home, rule is ' what makes  countries great, and home rule on a  small scale is represented hy the munir  cipalitiess. You have been spoon-fed  by tho government in the past, and  your taxes haveheen taken from you  and spent in Cariboo or the northwest.  You are now at liberty to tax yourselves and to expend the proceeds as  you see lit. It is a good step'in the  healthy progress of Nelson. I believe  it| a proper thing to do to advocate  from the bench the formation of municipalities and home rule, and in doing  it I assure you thore is nothing of a  political nature in it. 1 strongly urged  the people of Kamloops to adopt the  system and they eventually, did so.  The consequences have been that they  have greatly beautified and improved  theii- city, and are enjoying an  advanced prosperity."  A BIG SLOCAN DEAL.      .  ���������  s~-  X Scotch Syn������ll_-iitc Idiys Many ViiIiiviiMi-  Claim. In the Slocau.  rope.,  ono hook,  -/.los and a ladder  :m  A   RICH  STRIKE-  immense Showing of Tree   -Jolrt   IKiscov-  .'���������.       crcU .War the I'ooi-iiinii .Mine.  One "of .the richest strikes ever known  in the Nelsbn mining division was made  iu the early part, of the week on the  . Granite claim, au Eagle creek property  about six miles from this city and cd-  joiuing the Poorman group on the southeast. The find consists of a five-foot  ledge of free milling gold ore in which  the yellow metal is plainly visible. Tlie  evident exceeding richuess of the rock  has caused the owners to consider an assay of it unnecessary. The property was  located by J. P. Swedburg and J. W.  Johnson ''not very long ago. It was  originally staked by a man named Scaf-  ford who expressed great faith in the  ground. Being without sufficient funds  to develop it, he left the country to find  Knglisli t'omiuiiile*  Advises from London state tliat during  Um past, six months nearly sixty companies have been incorporated aud  registered iu London-for miniug, exploration and smeltingpurposes in British Columbia.  A <;ooil ���������l(.nn-ii|>.  A dispatch from Vancouver states  that the Cariboo hydraulic mine, near  Quesnelle, made a clean-up last week  of $00,000. This is the result of 53  days 1(5 hours piping.  Owing to a washout between Banff and  Conmore on the mnia line of the Canadian Pacific railway, iraflic over that line  was slightly delayed during the earlier  part of the we.k. . The uaninge has beeu  repaired and,trains are now > running on  time.  The Provincial authorities at Victoria have failed to take, any further  notice of the request of the council as  regards the city park, and it is now.  supposed that nothing will be done in  the matter.  Citizens of Ymir are making great  effort to ha\e a post office established  at the new Quartz creek townsite.  The postmaster-general, it is expected,  will grant the request at an early date.  An immense strike of galena and grey-  copper is reported to have.been made on  Fry creek, eight miles from Kaslo.  Mclvor Campbell, of Vancouver, representing the Scottish Colonial Gold  Fields, limited, of Edinbourg, Scotland,  has arranged a deal by which he acquires  the interests of the Cumberland Mining  company, the Slocnn Mining and.Milling  company and the Idaho Mining company. The properties controlled by these  corporation are: The'Alamo, Twin  Lakes, Ivy Leaf. Clarence, Hampton,  Victory, one-half of lhs Continental and  Morning, the Cumberland, Daisy, Enst-  eru, Thistle, one-half of the High Ore,  the control of the Idaho and St.  .T.ohn.-__claims,_the���������lCK)-ton���������concentrator  uear Three Forks, the Alamo gravity  tramway, the Current, Tramway and  Cedar claims. The purchase price is  said to be $500,000. *  The mines included iu the deal me  situated in the' Twin Lakes basin aud ou  the divide between Slocan lake and  south fork of Carpenter creek. They lire  generally considered as excellent property. The Alamo, Cumberland, and  Idaho ore" particularly valuable claims  and have been extensively developed.  Nearly all the property iucluded in the  group was bonded, with other claims iu  the vicinity, five months ago, to. the  Evans, Coleman Sr. Evans syndicate for  S500,00a The Minei. is reliably iufo'i nied  that the syndicate fully intended  to complete the purchase, but au unfortunate hitch occurring about six weeks  ago caused the representative., of ihe  syndicate to abandou the deal.  The" Scottich Colonial Gold Fields,  limited, have arranged to -develop the  property on a large scale, and have already commenced operations.  NOT   GUILTY. ~  Club restaurant aud ran lo investigate.  He was the first to reach (he dcor and  saw Dwyer lying on the floor and Maun-  sou kicking liim. This lasted nbont a  couple of minutes, l'ropably three or  four kicks were given. Dwyer was bleeding from the right ear wheu witness saw  him and was moaning.  Dr. Walter L. Coltart testified thit he  atlended Dwyer at 1 o'clock Sunday  morning December 13. The injured mau  was ljing in a corner of the bar room  aud appeared to be under the influence  of alcohol. He hnd sfeveral abrasions on  the head, bruised over right eye, cut in  the ear and bruises in the chin, etc. He  complained of pain and witness seut him  to the Sisters hospital. Witness I bought  tlie defendant was suffering from acute  alcohol poisoning and did not see him  again until after death. At a post mortem examination he found that death was  due to internal trouble caused by an  eruption of the spleen. lie would have  to bs very forcibly kicked in the region  of the spleen to cause an eruption If a  slight rupture hnd existed it is possible  that it could be enlarged by subsequent  falls.  Under cross examination the witness  said the rupture to the spleeu was so  great that the man could not move about,  mnch less fight. He admitted that eruptions of the spleen were sometimes  spontaneous and drinking would cause  (bo man to collapse more quickly than  when soIilu-. With such au injury to the  spleen the man could certainly not attempt to eat a meal. When witness saw  deceased at 1 -.HO in the morningjie would  judge lhat any injury to the spleen at.  that time could not possibly have existed  more thau an hour and a half previously.  . Dr. James T. AIcKenssie testified substantially the same as the previous witness, and said that had deceased eateu a  meal of liver and bacon at G o'clock as  asFcrled by counsel and had any injury  of lhe spleen, the process of digestion  would have been delayed aud would have  been incomplete at the time of death.  However, uothiug  but vegetable matter  COMMENCE WORK.  CONSTRUCTION OF THE NELSON &  LETHBJ_.ID.1E RAILWAY.  t'r  ad iny;  Almi������  Ihe  .Vill-  iTronl  lo  t:  Olll-  ���������Hence   in   a  le ti-  Itnyi  K.���������TIIK  _.'.  p  . It.  ItrleriiiiiKKl  to  Hnve  Awes:  _-   1  r>  ihe  Kossland lliiies.  James Mannsoii Hid .Vol Kill John llw.v.r  at Kji.hsIiiimI.  The case of James Mauuson, charged  with the murder of John Dwyer at' Rossland on December 12 of last year, was  heard by Mr. Justice Walkem on Friday.  The crown was represented  by Deputy-  wn������ '���������"t.'nd.in the stomach. He would  lv.-.^xpect n mari wiih the injury deceased  hnd to walk around, drink or carouse in.  any way. A very slight injury to the  spleen .would indispose a mau and cause  him terrible pain.  Angus J. McDonald was the next witness aud testified that he saw deceased  between S aud i) o'clock at the Belmont  Hotel walking around talkiug to friends.  Later on he found the deceased.lying on  lhe floor and about 1 o'clock witness  asked-him to go iuto another room.  Deceased obeyed the request saying that  he wauted to lie down and sober up. He  laid in the uext room uutil the doctor  came aud removed him. ,,  Under cross examination witness said  that the man was druuk and upon suggestion of witnesses' partner, Dywer  went to a drug store anfl had his ear  bound up. At that time he did not  appear to besuifering auy pain.  The prosecution rested and the court  remarked-'that-the-crown~iiai:Pfailed "to"  make out a case of murder against  accused.' The professional testimony  Lind satisfied him that the deceased had  not died from the.effects of the assault  by ,the prisoner; that the nature of the  assault���������kicking a drunken man while he  was dowu���������was most brutal, bill was not  sulliuisnt to justify a verdict of murder.  The assistaiit-iittoineyrgeneral was not  inclined to dispose of the case summarily  and counsel for the" defense concluded to  present Ins case.  Upon-, reassembling after the noon  hour, Mr.-McNeill said lhat in view.of  the poor case made by the crown and thc  remarks from his lordship, he had concluded to rest hia case and present no  witnesses. Ilis course was lavoiably  commented upon by the court  After the court had argued (lie case to  the jury a verdict of "not guilty" was  rendered  without them leaving the brt'x.  Kll^illccls-   Mct'lin^.  A meeting of the British Columbia  Association of Miuing Engineers was  held iu New'Deuvi r last week, among  others preseut were:' II. West, A. li. S.  M., A. J. Colquhoun, M. E., F. Monckton. F. G. S., A. Dick. Captain Morrish  and M. A. Bticke. It was decided to  affiliate with the Canadian Mining Federation, also to. make arrangements for a  grand rally and banquet iu Vancouver  next January. The-association aims" to  be representative of the mining engiceeis  Attorney-General Smith, aud the defense j and mine owneis of British Columbia,  by Mr. McNeill, of Rcsslaud." j and hpsupwards of 80 members, all of  Andrew Burgess was the first witness j whom are men of standing iu the.profes-  called and testified that he.was living in ' sion. "  Rossland on December 12 and was in the ��������� Anoiiu-r >c.v icricic niork.  Club restaurant that night. He heard a j Work has commenced upon the con-  glass break in the' door, cud heard a [ struction of a two story brick block to he  scream. lie was coming out of the Iu-' erected for Alessrs. Barnard and Mara on  ternational at Ihe.time and ran up tc the \ Baker street adjoining the Elliot block,  door. This was at the end of the figli'/Tlie building wiil be devoted, to stores  lie' saw Dwyer lying on-the floor and ; and offices.  Maunson standing over him. :  :   Under cross examination he said that' iiou-i ai < _><iy isurm-d..  Mr.- It. Marpole, gener.il ''superintendent uf lhe Pacific division of the O.P.U ,  arrived in the city last evening accompanied by Mr. Harry Abbott, of 'Vnnooliner. Mr. Marpole was delayed in  Kevelstoke several days, awaiting lhe  arrival of prominent Montieal officials of  the road who are delayed by the washout  in the Rocky mountains.  To a representative of the Minek, Mr.  Marpole said this morning that his com-  psjny will extend the Columbia & Koote  nay railway from its present eastern terminus to the eastern limits of the city w'th  out delay. The contract for the grading  will be let and work will comnieuce in a  fe.w days. This is the first move towards  the construction of the Crow's Nest Pass  raihvay. The details connected with the  buildiug of the line farther eastward will  be finally settled upou the arrival of  General Manager White who is expected  here in a few days.  Mr. Marpole was asked if the C. P. R.  would parallel the tracks of the Nelson  A; Fort Sheppard railway as far,as Five  Mile point, or ob ain running privileges  for that distance! from Mr. Corbin. aud  so save expense. In reply he said that  no arrangements iu tbis respect had yet  been made between the two roads. There  is a possibility, however, that terms miiy  be arranged.  No contract has yet been let for the  construction ' of the railway for the balance of the distance to Lethbridge. As  to the commencement of work at the  eastern end of the road, Mr. Marpole  declared that there would be as little  delay as possible. In reply to a question  he also,said that the survey of the line is  fully completed and everything is ready  for the graders..,  Asked whether the failure of the Federal government to subsidize the Pentic-  tou extension of the Columbia & Western  railway would cause the C. P. R. to  build west of the Columbia, Mr. Marpole  said that his compauy was determined to  reach the .mines near Rossland, and  would do so at the earliest opportunity.  It is probable that the Columbia & Western system will be used for that purpose.  As to building iuto the Bouudary country, his compauy has not arrived at any  -definateconchision. He thu.ks that district needs a railway and that theie  should be no delay iu its c instruction, as  'the,*'development of lhe mines of that section is greatly retarded by lack of proper-transportation-facilities.������������������   Questioned as to the probability of the  Corbki system beiug extended to Grand  Forkp, he said that he believed it was the'  intention of the Spokane Falls & Northern company to do so, although tliere  might, be some delay.  Mr. Marpole is of the opinion that  the appropriation of 810.000 by the  Federal government for the improvement of navigation on the Columbia  river between Arrowhead und Robson  is sufficient, but as the C. I". li. would  have an all-rail system from its main  line to Nelson by -next October, his  company would bo' quite independent  of the wider route at the next .stage of  low water.  The construction- of the Slocan  Valley raihvay is Lo be done as soon as  posssihle in order to givo a fast service to all Slocan point's." As soon as  trains aro running, passengers from  Sandon will be delivered in Nelson iu  six anil One-half hours. This ���������will  bring all the south bound travel from  lho Slocan district to Nelson.  Questioned in detail as to tho future  policy of the C. P. R. in regard Lo Nelson, .Mr. Marpole said that thi__, city  will henceforth receive every - consideration from the company. "Nelson  i.s.to bo ihe'Iieadqiiuilors of" Lhe company's system in Kootenay, and it will  also be a divisional* point so far as  the'-' Nelson-I.olhbridge road i.s con-  corned.  . The company has oot arranged for  the construction of any branch lines  in Kast Kooteuay, and will not, do so  until the main line is completed.  No move will be made to build railways from Slocan City to   Hospberry,  Westminster. He wns brought hereto  be tried for the murder of Samuel L.  Wood, a Nelson blacksmith, on October  2,1896.  Shortly before the escape wns effected,  Woods asked the acting juiler, Robert  Winearls, io be allowed to go to the  lavatory in the jail yard. Winearls was  the only guard within the prison at the  time. He complied with the request,  unbarred the door of Woods' cell and  accompanied Woods to theyard. Returning to the cell with Woods, a few minutes afterwards, he proceeded to unlock  the cell door when, without the slightest  warning, Woods placed tbe muzzle of a  revolver close to Wiuearls' face and or-  dercdlhim to throw up his hands. Winearls could only obey. The prisoner then  look the jailer's revolver, money nml  keys, nud ordered liim iuto the cell.  With the assistance of and accompanied by McDonald, "Woods tlieii  made his escape. As the two men brok'e  jail, they were seen by Government  Agent Goepel, who immediately gave ,  the alarm. The two meu ran rapidly to  the lake shore, and were soon lost to view.  A search was nt once instituted by the  police and a number of special constables, but no evidence of thc whereabouts  of the missing men was obtained until  yesterday morning, when Woods was  seen to pass through the gnrdeu of Mi������.  Hodson, near lhe C. it K. depot. She  recognized him instantly, but sometime  elapsed before the police were notified.  In the meanlime the supposed murderer  escaped to the thick underbrush near the  lake shore. Although the patch is only  about 100 acres in area, the large force  of specials have bren unable to locate  their man. Woods is supposed to still be  hiding there A reward of S250 isoflVr,���������d  for his arrest.  The pistol used by Woods iu holding  up Winearh is supposed to belong .to  Provincial Constable loc?, who lost bis  revolver two days previous to Woods  ejcape. Woods is supposed to have  fouud it iu the lavatory.  LOCAL   NEWS.  The  Happenings  of thc   Week   in  Nelson ami the Imiiicilinte  Vicinity.  ���������O' ���������-     ��������� *  Mr. ]<__. P. Davies, a barrister of Vancouver, is iu the city attending the nssizes.  During the week Mrs. S. J. Roberts  gave birth to twins, the Grst born iu  Nelsou.  S. G. Rubinson has been appointed to  temporary night duty on the city police  force.  Mr. Allan Cameron, of the freight department of the C. P. It. at Vancouver, is  in the city.  Impressive seivices were held hist  Sunday by Rev. H. S Akehurst in the  English church.  Mr. G.  O.  Buchanan, owner of   the  -Kootenay-Lake Sawmill-nl-Kiislorwns in-"  Nelson several days this week] j  Mrc-' XV. J. Guest of Winnipeg, accompanied by her two daughters, is on - a  visit to her parents, 'Sheriff and Mrs.  Robinson.  Superintendent F. S. Hussey of the  Provincial police force is iu the city ou a  tour of annual inspection, and to attend  the assizes.  o - ��������� .  _ Robert Ince ban been appoiuted Provincial constables to take the place made  vacaut by tho .resigualiou of Constable  Wolvertou.  Alexander Sproat and Harold Christie, .  miniug recorders of tiie Slocau  aud Slocan City districts respectively, are iu the  city attending the assizes. '''  Mr. W. A. Mncdonnld has gone to  Victoria to go through . the necessary  formality that will admit him-to practice  in Ihis Province us a barrister aud solicitor, - " , '  Nine members of the Nelsou lacrosse  team played a match lust Tuesday afternoon with a team called- "The Has  Beens."' TIir score was -1 to 3 in favor of  the latter.  and from Nakusp   to-Arrowhead,   for  some tunc to come. '  .  Mr. Marpoh- will remnin here several  davs.  -MURDERER   ESCAPES:  at   Cjdy was completely . still at large.  ���������I.-iiiics Woods .siiii-rcoils   III   t.i.UlilK Out of  lite Nelson Jail.  . At 7:15 last Thursday evening, James  Woods, charged with murder, aud James  McDonald, awaiting trial for burglary,  escaped from the Provincial jail in this  city.   At the  preseut writing "they, are  the man lying on the floor did  not seem!    Levi's bote  to be hurt. When he got up he appeared ' destroyed  by  lire last  week.   The pro-!     Woods',   arrived      here     the      day-  sober and walked all right. i prietor.s  aud guests  barely escaped with i of his escape with seven   other prisoners j  Peter Sullivan test-fied that he saw the ; their livee.    The contents  of the build- j uuder the-charge of Warden Armstrong j nished anew and now takes its position  Two enormous bonfires were built nt  the Silver King mine last Tuesday.  When lighted shortly after sun down',  they illuminated Toad mountain and  cotild he seen for miles.  Upwards of S.->0,000 is being expended  inoSandoi.;oii tbe erection of substantial  buildings. The Harris and Annance  blocks, now nearing completion, will,  alone cost about 835,10). .  T. Allan, formerly au employee iu the  Columbia & Kootenay Steamboat oflice  left ou Thursday for Vancouver where  he will enter the service of the Lillooet Fraser River and Cariboo Gold  Fields, Ld.  E. J. Curran.  formerly  steward of  the Nelson Club, has Opened' the  old  Stanley house under the name of the  Ciub   hotel.     The    house    has   boen .  thoroughly refitted, repainted and fur-  glass break out of th-. window of   the  ing were all lost.  j of the .Provincial' penitentiary  at Now jus one of the best hotels in the city. THE MINER NELSON, B. C��������� SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 1897.  %\u JRiiur.  THE MINER is printed on Sa'urdays ana  will be mailed to .my address in Canada or  the Uni'ed Sialei foi one year on receipt o]  two dollars.    Single copies five cents.  CONTRA CI ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rati of S3 per column inch, per  month.  TRANSIENT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of 13 cents per nonpareil  line first insertion, and to cents per line/oi  each iibset/nent insertion. Atlvertiseineii/j  running /or shorter periods than three  months are classed transient.  ALL COMMUNICATIONS lo the Editor  must be accompanied by the name and address cf the writer, not necessarily for  publication, but as evidence of goodjaith.  PRINTING turned out in firs, rate style at  the shortest notice  ADDHBSB  THI MlNIRPRINTINb * HUBUISHINOCO  NELSON.    B.C.  Miners and      ��������� ���������   ^k  Prospectors  Should wear  AMES HOLDEN CO'S  "COLUMBIA,"  2fc       "KOOTENAY,"  "VANCOUVER"  418)   All of which are Kirst Class Koot Wear.  A  LODGE MEETINGS.  NELSON* LODGE, No. 23. A. V. & A.  M. meets second Wednesday in each  month.   Sojourning brethcrn invited.  XV. Jl. Shaw, Secretary.  SATURDAY, JUNE 20,   1897.  THE   GOVERNMENT PARTY.  As ineffectual as the mandate of  King Canute to tlie waves of the  ocean, is the attempt or' the Victoria  Colonist to arrest the tide of opposition  and'indignation that thunders with  terrible effect against the sides of that,  rotten political, derelict, the Turner-  Rithet-Uunsinuir party. The scholarly  gentleman who presides over the editorial columns of the only,government  organ finds himself in a most pityful  position; he has done his very best but  has to succumb. But the failure to present a strong case on behalf of the  masters of his paper is certainly not  his fault. The party''he has been  called upon to advocate has killed itself by its unholy policy. Tiie people  are disgusted with it, and it  has been condemned by the verdict of the public press aiid electors of  thc Province.  The extreme bitterness ofthe Colon:  ist towards, the Minkk adds, if-anything, to the gratifying success this  journal experiences as a result of its  crusade against the Administration.  The Provincial government represents an order of things that has passed  away. The gentlemen who organized  t.he party now in  power were more or  --less-reputable-in-thoir-walks-of-life,-  but they regarded such public duties  as devolved upon thein as mere adjuncts to their vocations as business  men and private ��������� citizens. At that  time 'ollicial. business of any kind was  transacted at the capital, where all  trade .anil travel centered, and it was  unite feasible for a well-informed resident at Victoria* to have a personal  acquaintance with uyci-y man doing  business in any. part of the Province.  Thc duties of the Kxecutive then were  -similar to those of a municipal council  now, and the amount, of care and labor  bestowed upon them were in the same  ratio.  have, to say the least, in no way hindered him in getting possession of an  empire of public land, and bas enabled  him to manipulate it to vast personal  advantage. It i.s unnecessary to dwell  upon the short-comings ol" Mr. Martin,  chief commissioner of lands and  works, further tban to repeat the  often quoted assertion that his department ol" the government operates automatically. Mr. Vernon, the agent-  general of the Province iu London,  does not even apologize to the people  for lack of attention to his official  duties, although he is fertile in the  llofation of enterprises which will  bring great gain to the promoters if  successful, hut great discredit to the.  Province if failures. Lastly, Lieutenant-Governor Dwedney, bound no  doubt by the example and advise of  his ministers, is found linancially  identified with schemes dependent i'or  their outcome upon Provincial bounty.  The Colonist is particularly irritated  because the Minicr makes reference to  tho "Turnev-Rithct-UiinsiiHiir party.'*  We acknowledge that the phrase  originated in these columns. Previously the party was as nameless as it  is shameless. Mr. Turner's name was  used in tbe first place because he is  the figure head of the Provincial government. The prominence of Mr. It.  P. Rithet in the councils ofthe Cabinet,  especially in matters appertaining to  the bonusing of railway schemes, cannot be denied; it would be difficult  for the Colonist to prove that there is  an individual member of the legislature exercising greater influence over  the government's policy than he  does. This is best proved by the  success that has attended his efforts  to drag the Province into financial responsibilities in connection with the  British Pacific scheme, the outcome of  which is regarded with great apprehension by sober-minded people. Mr.  James Dunsmuir is not a member of  the. legislative assembly personally,  but he is there sixfold by proxy to  further the privileges and favors  which his railways and coal interests  enjoy.    If thc Minkk has used the word  "iniquity" in regard to this combination we desire to be understood as repeating it unless the Colonist can suggest a stronger name. The preponderance in the House and in the Cabinet  of personal and private interests over  public interest we call iniquity, as it is  also a travesty on Canadian ideas of  representation and government. Instances of the operation of this system  are not far to seek. Year after year  the legislature meets to find the government unprepared for the session.  After wearisome delay, the merchant-  minister, or the real estate-minister  rushes into the House with a measure  foi- the especial benefit of the ringsters.  Tf the Opposition, or the Speaker, are  alert and vigilant some of the evil  features may be eleminated, and some  checksand safeguards may be inserted.  Without such supervision it goes upon  the statute .book a glaring anomaly  requiring at a later date new acts for  the interpretation of its ambiguities.  "The Colonist, now the only govern-  ment'organ in the Province, had- better fall into line with the Reform  party of British Columbia.  At the bottom of what-  is generally  considered as Lho deficiencies  and  incompetency of the Turner Administration, is the fact that it is trying Lo run.  the Province now as was the  case  in  crown colony days.    British (Jolumbia  has now a large population; new cities  havo sprung into existence and grown  woiiderfullyi'new districts have been  created: industries have developed to  a   remarkable    extent   and   still   the  members of tbe   Turner   Cabinet, as  their predecessors    did,  shrink  from  the   new   life    and    new conditions,  stolidly refusing to recognize that there  i.s  anything of particular importance  beyond the  city   limits   of   Victoria.  The Kxecutive Council continues to be  composed of' professional  or business  men who give seven-eighths of their  time to their private affairs, regarding  the government of the Province  as a  mere side show to which a perfunctory  ami grudging attention    is   all  that  can   be   afforded.      Mr.-   Turner is a  wholesale importer and salmon dinner  upon a large scale.    Mr.  Eberts is ;i  ^lawyer with a   large   and   no doubt  lucrative practice'.     Mr. Pooley is tbe  confidential agent and legal adviser of  the   Esquimalt <S_  Nanaimo  Railway  company.  a corporation  enriched hy  favors and   immunities  bestowed   by  the government.    Of Colonel Baker it  cannot be said that his business interests were very important at  the time  of his elevation to the Cabinet, but the  opportunities of his   ollicial position  THE   PENTICTON RAIL WA Y.  Encouraged no doubt by the extraordinary successes of other Victoria  charter-mongers with the Provincial  government, a band of irresponsible  speculators hailing from, the Coast,  have invaded thelobbiesof the Ottayva  parliament with the sole intention of  trading upon the prosperity of Kootenay. As the Laurier government is  not in that kind of business, these promoters have met with a very cold reception. Their representations, however,, have been sufficient to cause  much unnecessary delay in the granting of the Columbia Itiver-Penticton  railway charter, and every mine owner  and business man in southern British  Columbia is liable-to suffer in consequence.    '"- - "  If Lhe promoters of the Vancouver.  Victoria and Eastern railway had previously manifested any interest in the  development of.Kootenay there might  be some- reason why their request for  a railway charter from the Columbia  river westerly through the .Boundary  district to tide water should receive  some consideration' from the Federal  government. They have not done so;  on the contrary, they have ever exhibited a particularly noticeable lack  of enterprise and public-spiritedness,  and it is very questionable whether  they would risk tlieir own money in a  railway even supposing they had a bank  account that would enable them to do  so. The only evidence required of their  chai ter-niongering tendencies is the  acknowledgement, of Dr. Milne, the  leader of the gang," that ho had "attempted to obtain .$55,000 from the  Columbia iv .Western Railway company in consideration that limit oppose that corporation.  On the other hand, the Columbia it  Western people have already constructed over fortv miles of the sy.s-ii  government and the general public  have every confidence in Mr. Heinze  and his associates, and entertain no  doubt concerning their good faith and  ability to open up the-rich territory  tributary to the Penticton road. To  commence this undertaking, they only  require the passage of Lho necessary  legislation by the Ottawa parliament  that would confer upon thein the  right to do so.  IL must he clearly apparent even to  the casual observer that a very strong  sentiment prevails throughout Kootenay that the charter should ':<���������  granted fo the Columbia iS: Western  company without further delay.  ntoFi-SSioxai, ������;._i-i������s.  ��������� 11.   HARRISON',   BARRISTER,   Notary Public, Slocan Cily. 454  ML. GRIMAII-TT, 1,1,. 1-., IJA-.lv_STJ.l-,  ���������   Solicitor, Notary I'ublic, Ktc, Sandon  1_. V.      '��������� [I'M)  C"i .-O.A.I.. II.\!.._. PHYSICIAN AMIRUlt-  J  gei'n.   Ollice,   K.i Uer si reel., II doors  wesl.  of po-tollice, up Mail's.       ' (.")7I)  MR.  LAURIER IN ENGLAND.  The circumstances of Premier  Laurier's visit Lo England will undoubtedly be. productive of good  results. We have known him I'or a  long Lime as an able parliamentarian,  but by his recent public attitude he  has conclusively demonstrated that he  is also a diplomat and a statesman of  high order. In making this, his first  visit Lo the mother country, he has  conducted himself in a. manner that  proves him to be a really great man.  What could be better than the following utterance, made shortly after he  landed at Liverpool ?  "By out- tarilf. we in Canada give  you preference as a free gift. We ask  nothing in return. We do not desire  you to abandon the great principles of  free trade: we desire, rather, to follow  in your free trade lead, trading where  trading is most natural. Protection  must weaken you, and so hurt the  empire, and us as part of it * * * *  There is only one country witli whom  Canada ever could be at war. That  country is the Unitod States, and war  with the United States, is a contingency I refuse to discuss. Such a war  would be not only a folly, but a crime.  That being so, what need has Canada  of great schemes of naval defence?  We are devoted to' British rule and  grateful for it, but wc are satisfied as  we are until the need arises in the  course of our national development  for a change."  ASSAYING.       UOHUINK&   I.AN--.      AS  sujers   lo    War Jiuglr.   and   Associated  Companies, Rossland  (Ml)  !_0 NORMAN & CO., All.VINO ANI> STOCK  0������ Uiokcrs. llolel Spokane. Spokane, Wash.  Telephone IM". [105)  MAHON, McKARI,AND & MAHON'. LTD.,  Mining and Share Ilrokers, Vancouver,  ll. C.   Members Stock KxehaiiKC. 3I'0  "IT*. 1.1. SANIIILANDS. C ION KRAI. AGI.NT  Jii������ Kiro Insurance .-11111 Mining Jiroker,  .Sandon, li. L). 5(jU  EXPORT DUTY ON ORE.  The resolution empowering the  governor-in-council to impose at any  time an export duty on ores carrying  lead and copper has passed the'house  of commons without amendment.  There is now no reason to fear that  the Le Roi or War Eagle companies  will build, smelters on the southern  side of the international boundary.  The minister of finance has distinctly stated that in taking this power  the government will not. enforce it to  the detriment of mining interests.  IL is safe to say, as a result of the  government's action in this -matter,  two more smelters will be in operation  in Kootenay within twelve months.  Unless there is an unforeseen delay one  of them will be reducing ore within  90 days.  The attempt of Mr. AV. Mclnnes. M.  P., to prevent the -employment of  Chinese and Japanese in the construction of the Nelson-Lethbridge railway  will generally meet with the approval  of the people of British Columbia. It  is a pily that his amendment i-to that  eflect-did-iiot-caiTyr^ ' ���������-������������������  Premier Laurier _is to be knighted.  The incident savors of incongruity  only iii the fact that a really notable  man like Mr. Laurier is ranked with  Brummagem manufacturers.  THE   JUBILEE   CELEBRATION  tern of railway that will open up the  territory lying westward of the Columbia, and in other ways have in vested  many thousands of dollars in developing the smelting, mining and other  kindred industries in this district. The  -Velsou (.itizvns Slnji (joil Save  Hie   .tuccii  ami Listen lo. nn Address.  The anniversary of the sixtieth year of.  Her Majesty Queen Victoria's reign was  gauerally observed throughout the district.  Owing to the custom of making Dominion Day au occasion of particular observance, the citizens of Nelsou did not  make such elaborate preparations for the  event ns was the case in many other centers of population in Kooteuay.  All the banks and principal busiuess  houses wrre closed, and everybody took  a holiday ��������� At four o'clock Jn thc afternoon several hundred people assembled  at the corner of Baker aud Josephine  streets, and listened to a. short address  delivered by Mr. N. F. Hagel. The speech  was particularly appropriate aud was  attentively listened to by the assembled  audience. The crowd sang God Save the  Queen," and gave three rousing cheers  before dispensing.  Water Works ami Sc .vrrjijje I'laus.  As a result of the decision of the city  council to offer a prize" of S500 for the  best set of plans for waterworks and a  sewerage system, four.competitors have  applied to City Engineer Ilodgius for  data upon which to base their calculations. They are now engaged preparing  their specifications aud will have them  ready foi; inspection by council on Mon-  would ] day next when the award will be made.  ! ���������   The Fern Mine.  A force ci men arc employed building  a wagon, road fiom Hall Siding, up Hall  creek two and a half mile, to the Peru  mine, and the work is more than half  completed. As soon as the road is ready  j for use the machinery for a 20-stainp mill  will be hauled to lhe miue. A small  force of meu are employed at development work at the mine.  -ITM.I-TCIN-U S. ANI>I.1.\VS. HA RRISTIOR,  VI Solicitor, etc. Sole A^ent I'or the Cana  dian l-'ii-e Insurance Co. Real Kstnlc and  Milling properties for sale.   Slocan City, Ji.C.  (511)  C-1.0IM., Him.VKT & CO., PROVINCIAL  If and Dominion Land Surveyors and Civil  l.iiKineors, Nelson, II. C. Room No. 4,.over  Thomson & Co.'s Hook Store. lili  WANTED.  PARTNER with SaM). Can double his  money every 8 months. Sale reliable business.  Several good Agencies.   Applv,  AV. T. STEWARD,  (--<������ P.O. Uos i', Citv.  . A GOOD CLAIM  TO BUY.  bond  or stock.  Send full pai-l iculars and lowest, prices to  CHAS. "WILLIAMS.  Manage]' Pacilic Trading and ManTy- Co.  1(1.5-107 S. Monroe Street,  <!"S Spokane, Wash?  hi.m.v.-. .u;e_vts.  W. J. G.  DICKSON.  REAL ESTATE,  COMMISSION AGENT,  MINING   BROKER.  BEALEY BLOCK, BAKER ST.  NELSON, B. O.      [335]  W. A. JOWETT  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKER  IV.UK IXCK nii-l - ��������� -  CO..I_>IISSIO\ A.-K--T.  VICTORIA ST..  _I4  NELSON. B. C.  W. P. SLOAN,  3N_CIJ_TI__sr(3-   _____.<3-_e__n"t  Goat River, Duck Creek, Sutter District and  Summit Creek properties a specialty. Property on line of Crow's Nest. Pass Kailroad, located on Goat, river, on list.  CerrcspoiKlenee .Solieileil.  KOOTENAY-,   RIVER,   B. C. '  P.O..ADDRESS    PORT   HILL.  IDAHO.  _7:--5-12-_  W. PERKINS & CO.  MINING BROKERS,  REAL ESTATE AGENTS.  40 Vears Experience In Milling. Experienced ri*OK!������������t:for.������ Furnished on Short  .Votiee.   Alines Kxpcrtcri nml ||c|>ortcil on,  Itiiki-r Street, Opp. c. ,1 K- land Ollice  NELSON,     WEST KOOTENAY. B.C.  472-5-12-1)  W. J. TWISS,  MINING,  REAL ESTATE  -BROKER.-  INSURANCE AND GENERAL  COMMISSION AGENT-  FRONT STREET,     -    KASLO. B. C  _ f 550) ~ ������- ��������� -: ' ���������   Joseph A. SaiJWard  LUMBER! LUMBER!!  Ail   kinds   of  Rough   and   Dressed   Lumber,  Lath, Shingles, Mouldings, Sash and Doors.  ^-"^PROMPT DELIVERY TO ALL POINTS.  WRITE FOR PRICES.  .��������� PILOT BAY, B. C.  Nelson Shoe Store  Cheap for Cash!  A Full and Complete Line of  Spring Goods just received  WE HAVE A FULL J,INE OF  PROSPECTORS' SHOES  On  hand  at all   times.    Give us a call and satisfy yourself for prices  W. H. GRAHAM, Proprietor.  ,(58-) NELSON, 11. C.  Lawrence ...  Hardware Co.  Headquarters for Miners' and Builders'  HAEDWAEE  A Full Stock of Granite ware and  other Kitchen Utensils.    Prices  Furnished on Application. (102)  GIVE US A CALL.   PROMPT-ATTENTION TO LETTER ORDERS.  TEH..   21. BAKER   STREET.  LARGEST and most  complete stock of  CROCKERY  l-ver brought into Kootena\  .Dinner Sets, Tea Sets, Toilet Sets, etc., in Staple and  *D  J.  'ancy Goods.  A. C. Buchanan & Co.  o  P. O. Box 47 Telephone No. 10  Nelson, Salmo and North Fork. 4S2  SOM  JTfmNG   NEW  %%iisr%%  RELIANCE MINING EXCHANGE  31 hie Incorporators and Brokers  "Will purchnsc or furnish* money lo develop  ICOod properties. First." class coiinecl.ions- in  Kuslern cities anil London. Write us before  placing your property.  315 __. 316  ROOKERY  S_PO__C_A.__Srii_,       -      WASH.  MINERS and  0   . ���������  . PROSPECTORS  GhinK lo Goal, ltiver or "While Grouse jMoun-  1,'iin mines will lind it- lo their interest, to gel  lheir supplies al. I lie Pioneer. Store ut .Sullen."  A .complete assortment*-of Groceries und  Miners' Supplies ul ways on liunil ul. reasonable  prices.   Satisfaction Guaranteed. (l>-7)  G. D. CURTIS  ~^=HARCHITECTe=������^  C'io     OVKIt TIIO..ISONV UOOK STO lti'.  JOHN  HIRSCH,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office:  NELSON   AND . ROSSLAND',^ B. C.  -" 110 "  LADIES'N-    '���������  JUmbrellas, Belts and Buckles,  Blouse Setts.  Walking Canes, Umbrellas  And a full line, of Silverware  JACOB DOVER, Jeweler, Nelson, B.C.  ALTERATIONS.  ALTERATIONS  The lixtcnsivc Additions to our -Premises arc now complete  and every Department is overflowing with Bright, New Goods. -  Anything- and everything that a man might wear.    Prices Right  at   the - -  FOR SALE,  BAKER ST-  Two Lots with Three Stores  BAKER ST.  One Lot witli Two Stores.  VERNON ST.  Several Lots (Fifty foot frontage)  _03 IV. J. fi. Dickson.  ICitkf r SI.  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  Tlie "West Kootenay Power & Light Corn-  piny"'are prepared to receive tenders for the  excavation and removal of about twenty  thousand CJO.OOO) cubic yards of rock work on  their power-house fitc. at. Middle Kails. Kootenay river, seventeen miles from Kobson. on the  'Columbia & Kootenay. branch of tbe C. I'. I!.  AH particulars will be furnished on application  to ,T. G. KKU-KTT.  [{evident Knjjinccr. P.O. ]5ox 38. Xelson. 1J.C.  Dated, XeUon. U.C, June 7th. IK IT.        (<>59)  .IP. O.STORE.  o". ^. o-3:iJii_:__B_E?,  NO'S:   18 & 20 BAKER  STREET,        (2)        NELSON, B; C.  IJSrCO_R_E30_B-__^_r_B*r)   1670.  THE   ' ���������    >  Hudson's Bay Company,  FORT GARRY MILLS, WINNIPEG.  Many people claim to sell the "best Flour.  We do not make claims, Tout only ask  the' favor of a trial. Our Hungarian is  acknowledged "by all unprejudiced people  to "be the best value in Canada.   ���������  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  BAKER STREET NELSON, B. C THE MINER, NELSON  B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 26   1897  THE   CITY   COUNCIL  BIDS    OPENED . EOK  STRUOTION   OP  THE    COi.-  A   JAIL-  ������y  l.a.vs  Keiul  I'lineeriiliis  llie  or Miller Hales���������The   Cily  l.imlls  -re llellncil.  I'aymeut  lire  At tho meeting of the oity council last  Moiirtny ni/,'ht, the uhsen tec. wero Alder-  meu Fletcher, Gilker and Dow. Gou-  siderable busiuess wns transacted, not  the least important of which was the introduction of a by-law relating to the  lire limits of the city. The water by-law  wns considered in committee of the  whole aud a number of amendments  made.  An application from Walter Bisoug'for  the position ot pound keeper was rend.  He was appointed to the position, and  the old slaughter house corral of Burns  & Co. was designated as the pound.  A communication from Kossland inviting the mayor aud council lo participate in the jubilee celebration was read.  A telegram from C. II. Lugrin,editor  of thc Victoria Colonist, was read and  filed. Mr. J'/iigriu asikcd if the city ol  Nelson would hold an indignation meeting to protest agaii st the action of the  government iu failing to subsidize the  railroad fio-.ri the Columbia river to  Peutielou. I le asked that the meeting  be held not later than Wednesday and  that the result be wired.  Applications for the position of policeman was icceived from S. G. Robinson,  C. li. Wolvertoo and ..*.. 11. McKinley.  Laid over.  Bills to the amount of $14.3.S5 were  audited aud ordered paid.  Bids for the construction of astoue jail  were read as follows: Burns &. Co.,  S'2,157, all stone and Sl_-0 extra if second  stoiy is, .brick; D. Mackier, $1,1)17.50;  Thomas Holiday, ������1,775, i.'l stone and  $50 less if second story is of brick; Kenneth Campbell, Sl.l-11, all stone and  ������147 moie if second story is of brick.  Referred to public works committee.  A bid of 862 for painting was received  from Ziegel & Ingersoll.  W-������_-.-.EriD.vy  NIGHT   SESSION.  At the meeting of the council on Wednesday uight the contract for constructing the city jail was let to Thomas J lull.-  day for Si,775. The work was started  on Thursday aud will be completed iu  about six weeks. It is to be located to  oue side and at Ihe back of the Fire Hall  ou Victoria aud Josephine streets. It,  will be two stories iu heighth and  have a ground area ..OxIiO-f'ect. The  lower floor will be occupied by the cells  for prisoners and a kitchen and will have  nii entrance . from Victoria s-treet. A  stairway will lead up to the second story  which will contain tho general office  room and two small rooms for policemen.  It wns ordered that Alexander Chisholm bo I'liid.-iji 100 on account for the  buildiug of the Hall street sidewalk.  Bills lo tlie amount of $10 05 were  audited and ordered paid.  Au electric light bj-law was introduced  by Alderman Teetzel aud read the first  and second time.  The -water bj-!aw was passed on its  third aud liual reading.   .,  It wns ordered that Baker streetbe put  ���������into -shape���������for���������Domiuimi-Day-afc-nu-cx-  pensc not to exceed $1U().  Alex. Chisholm was hiied as foreman  at .ft per day to lay an S foot sidewalk  ou Vernon street between Hall aud  Hendryx streets.  wheu exported, an export duty not ex-  caediug 15 per cent, on the value of said  ore -���������.  (c) Ou lead ores and on lead and silver ores when exported from Cauada to  a couutry which imposes an export duty  on lead in bars or in the form of pig lead  iu excess of the import duty on lead contained in lead ores or in lead and silver  ores, an export duty on the lead contained iu the ores so exposted to an  amouut per pound equivalent to such excess.  WHERE IS JACK QUINOY.  Wuiile.l   to   Save lhe Lift- ol' u Man ���������on-  ilemiieil lit Dciilh.  ,0. F. Wegener was in the city this  week aud left the following card in The  Minjsu oflice. ,  "Where is Jack Quincy, the mining  prospector? .  "Quiucyis wanted as a witness to save  the life of au innocent man who is to be  hanged iu Seattle, Washington, in a few  weeks uule3S Jack Quincy cau be found  quickly.  "Quiucy woiked in the old Cariboo  district up to April, 189G, then left for  Rossland, and is now prospecting somewhere iu the Kootenay couutiy. ���������  "Any iufoimntion given about Quincy's  whereabouts sicce 1806, will be an act  of humanity to a poor, iunoceut man and  his uufortunate family. It will only cost  one cent to send postal card with information to 0. WEGENER,  "P.O. Box 901,   I.ossland, B.C."  The condemned man is Henry Craemer  who was couvicted of murdering a  woman aud one child for the purpose ot  robbery iu August, 1891. At the time of  tbe trial the defense claimed that a missing witness", Jack Quincy, could prove  an absolute alibi. Mr. AVegener at once  commenced the search for Quincy and  has been after him ever since.-. He has  traced him iuto West Kootenay and  found that ho was iu Trail last November.  Creamer was sentenced to hang on April  23 hut r. stay of execution for three  mouths was secured. An appeal to the  supreme court of the United States was  takeu recently which will delay the execution until next January or February.  NEW   MINING.   COMPANIES.  .1 Heciiril or liieor|ioralioii From Hie ICrit-  l.li Columbia ilii/clle.  The Ashcroft Miuing company,limited,  with a capital of $25,000, divided into IOO.OOO shares of the par value of 25 cents,  has been incorporated to acquire certain  placer ground near Keefers ou the Fraser river, and to engage at general mining. The principal place of business  will be at Ashcroft.  The Mineral Poind Miniug company,  limited, with a capital stock' of ������200,000,  divided into 800,0<)0 shares of the par  value of 25 cents each, was registered at  Victoria last week. The principal place  of business ot the compauy will be at  Vancouver.  GOOD APPROPRIATIONS.  INCREASED  CAPACITY.  Ten  Thousand  Hollars  for the Columbia  Klvcr ami Arrow Lakes.  Tu the supplementary estimates for  the year commencing July 1 next are:  Okanagan river improvement, revote,  $500; Columbia river improvement in  narrows between Upper and Lower  Arrow lakes, $10,000; Fraser river, improvement of ship channel, additional  amount, $50,000; Victoria drill hall and  accessory buildings, to complete, $5,700;  William Head quarantine station, quarters for crew, alterations, improvements,  furniture, instruments, etc., $1,000; Victoria new postofiice revote, ������10,000;  $30,000 for delineating the boundary  betweeu the States and Canada: $20,000  additional for the Hudson Bay expedition; 88,000 for Mr. Lauder's expenses  to Eugland, and ������2,000 to extend the  excise service iu British Columbia.  CHUKCH   jVOTH'I-S.  Sunday  June 27th, 18 n7.  Ciitjkch of England. .Matins 11 a.in.  Even Song, 7.30 p. ni. every Sunday.  Holy Communion on 1st and" I.ul Sundays in the mouth, a'.-r Matins;- on 2nd  and 4th Sundays, ai 8 a. m. Suiida*  School at 2.30 p. in.  Phksbytt-Bian Ciioiicii. Services ai  11 n. m. and 7.30 p. in. Sunday School  at 2.30. Prayer meeting Thursday evening {it 8 p.m. Christian Endeavor Society  meets every Monday eveuiug at 8 o'clock.  Roman Catholic) Chukch. Mass nt  Nelson ou first and last Sundays in the  month. Sandon second Sunday and  Kaslo third Suuday.  Methodist Chukch Corner Silica  aud Josephine Streets. Services at 11  a. m. aud 7.30 p. m. Sabbath School 2.30  p. m. Prayer meetiug ou Friday., evening at 8 o'clock. Epworth League CE.  Tuesday at 8 p.m.  NOTICE.  After the first of July the price of,  LOTS  In Addition A  will be raised.    Intending purchasers  will do well to tnke advantage of  tho present rates.  W. J. G. DICKSON,  007 Agent.  RKD STAR MIX URAL CLAIM.  T  FIRE   LIMITS-  YEAR'S PRODUCTION-  Ollicial   llsfliiinlc   ol'  Hie   ������*nl[>ii<   ul* tiitlil  - :tml Silver in Hie, II. S."  The product, of gold and silver ia.lhe  several states aud -territories of the  United Stales for the calendar year 1S9G  is estimated by the director of the mint  to have been as fellows:  Xi'Istm l.li.i.i ���������-!<-. Ujslil Company Will ..lake  .iililhions to lis I'liuil.  The Nelson Electric Light company  has concluded to iicrease thoc.ipacity  of ite>yplent io a total of 300 horse'power  and 3000 10 ciudle power lights- The  improvement will cut about 810,1*00 and  will ne completed by September L-  The contract has heen let for a ;jt-i;ioli  stone pipe from the dam to the pen  stock* and the material for the pipe is  expected to anive almost nny day. Two  1000-light machines have been bargained  for, and two new I'elion water wheels  will bu pin iu. Oue mile of uew liue is  to be erected and the poles are now on  the ground. The improvement will  make the plant of a sufficient capacity to  supply a towu of ,at least 0,000 inhabitants.  -_  Silvirion .\cwn.  The lumber supply is nearly equal  to the demand, and building is proceeding vigorously.  .Mrs. McConnell, of Trail, late of  Butte, has leased the new Bowes hotel  for a term of yoars.  Mr.   0.   ViinNess.   oi*. Rossland,   is.  The Uislriet That Is lo l!e lleneelorlli !������<_-  voteil t<������ lirlek or Slone i:iiil<lin;;s.  By-law No. If defining the fire limits  was read the first and second tim������. It  contains the usual provisions prohibiting  the construction of any buildings within  (he limits other t! an brick or stone  structures. Tho section defiuing ihe  limits reads as follows:  Commeuciugat tho center of the intersection of Vernon and Hall slieots,  thence westerly along thc center of Vei-  J non street to its intersection with Kootenay street; thence southerly along the  center of Kootenay street to its iutersic-  tioii with Victoria street; thence easterly  along the center liue of Victoria street  lo its intersection with Hull street;  thence northerly along the center liue of  Hall street to the point of eommene.-  ment.  SlTL'ATK IN THE AlNSWOIlTII MINING DIVISION ok tiik West Kootknay Distiuct.  Wiiekk Located���������Xhaii the Mouth ok  Sciiitorci'KK Ciikeiv, Kootenav Lake.  \IyI_ XOTICK that, I, H. K. Croasdaile,  anting as ajjunt for Montague .S. Davys,  Free Miner's Certificate No. liS.-J(i2, intend,'(Ml  (lays from date hereof, toapply lo ll,c Mining  Itecordcr for a Corlilicalc of Improvements foi-  the purpose of obtaining;! Crown Giant.of tlie  ahovc claim.  Ami fui'Micr take noLico that action, under  suction ,'17, iniisl. bo commenced before the issuance of such Certiticate of Improvements.  JIKN'UV I.. CROASDAILI..  Dated this 7th day of May, 1S!)7. ��������� (IHI)  ASPI.X MINI-HAL CLAIM.  Gold,  Silver  . value.  coining value.  Alabama,.   ..������         ">,.()_  *          ������������������......  Alaska   ..      2.0...V/IK)  ���������    l.S7,7,_)  Arizona   -.'.ooi.ain  ���������_.i7:t.:i::t  California   ,    l.'i.-.':i.'),!������i:j  77fi.:'_a  Colorado   -.    ll.lll 1.01)1.  __.l_i_.__M  Georgia  -.  --���������h.l.lHJl)  7711  Idaho......   ..    ' _>.UV..-W  1 .ImS, Il'U  Maryland   .  :w  Iowa   1,-00  "Michigan   :.7,_:im)  7i;.-.'s:t  Minnesota   suu  Montana      ..      I.i.l,ill_  2l.iil_.llll  Xevada   ..    "2.!(_..._.)  -     l,:i..;.,S!)..  Xew Mexico   I7.'),S00  .   _,S!I,_77  Xorlli Carolina.. ���������-  .uw  (ill!  Oregon    ..      l,l;.l.IKK-  Tii.sms  South Carolina ���������  - ii:i,:������iu  :ks  South Dakota   ..'������������������ 1 ,!)_..,������<.)  ���������_J'J.7-27  Tennessee   ���������-   :_in)  Texas  :...'.  s.iio'j  i;..:iio  Utah   i,8!.:..!H''<I  11.113,1(3  "Vermont   :. -'         1.IIU0  ~  "Virginia   :s._ UO  Washington   J0...7W)  - 'i.....l_:ii  "Wyoming   .. .     li.-W  ll.)  erecting a  fine two story building for  stores'and oilices, also on Lake avenue.  Remarkably rich strikes have.been  made the last few days on the Lorna  Dooiie, and on the Emily Edith, both  quite adjacent to the town.  - SiLViiirrox, June IS.���������The Bremner  Scotch syndicate, the'owners of, the  .'Wakefield silver mine, any erecting  two large blocks of .stores and offices  on Lake nveiiuo. - "     .  Freight; and express goods aro arriving daily at Silverton in enormous  quantities, probably amounting to five  or six car loads per week. The surrounding mines consume large  quantities of supplies weekly.  Situate in tiik Xelson Mining division ok  West Kootenav Distiuct. Whehe  Located���������On the Kast Si.oke and Anoi/r  Two Miles Kko.m the Source ok Kokanee CitK.UK.  rpAKE NOTICK that I, Charles" Moore, acf-  1. iugasAgent for Patrick W. George, h'ree  Miner's Certilicate Xo. O-WOi, intend, sixty days  from the dato hereof, to apply Lo llie Mining  Recorder for a certilieato of improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the  above oiaim.  And further take notico that action, under  section 37,   must  bo  commenced   before   Llie  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  C1IAI.L1.S MOO Kli  HARNESS   AND   SADDLERY  Pack 'Harness. Pack Sirups, Team  Housings. "Whips, Brushes, Combs,  Hits, llarnoss Oil, etc. Repairing a  specialty. Orders promptly attended.  L. POGUE [(WO] Ward St., opp. Court House  TXJG-S  KASLO  -a.__st:d  RED STAR A  L1C AX.  .Master.  CAMI'ltKLL.  Master.  Are prepared to do Towing, etc., and can be  Chartered by lOxcursion and Prospecting Parlies.   Scows furnished.  Kor further particulars apply on board  steamers or to,  ;. C. W. WEST.  .'_:!) Nelson.  0. T. 8T0NE,  Kaslo.  C. *W. BUSK.  Balfour.  NOTICE.  INITIAL POST.  Nolice is hereby given DniL sixty days from  date hereof, we intend lo iipply lo the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission lo purchase lhe following described land  situated iu lhe Nelson division of West Kootenay.  Commencing at a post at. the south-west, corner situated  in a hay  meadow about IU chains  south  from   foot   of" mountain   and  about   12  chains north of Heaver Lake: thence north SO  chains, thence east ,S0 ehnins, tlienee souili Sll  chains, thence west SO chains to point of commencement, containing (ilJ acres-.more or less.  K. HROADKOOT.  J. OSTIN.  WM. M'AItTIIUH.  Located thisl'ijth day of April, 1SL>7.  Dated at Salmo, _0th April, 18.7. (<M2)  .'I  Notice of Application fur Liquor   Liceuse  TAKB notice tliat I, Walter Trotman. will  apply tothe Stipendiary Magistrate of West  Kootenay, thirty days afterdate, for a license  to sell liquor bv retail at Deer Park, in said district. ' W-ALTKI.   THOTMAN.  Dated at Deer I 'ark, U. C.tliis 1'Jth dav of  May. 1SII7. 017  KOOTENAY HOTEL  Lund & Peterson, Props.  Vernon Street, Nelson, B. C.  GOOD ACCOMMODATIONS,  First- Class ilinr in connection.     Transient rates reasonable.        (582)  A. C. EWART  AKCHITECT  NOTICE.  ASSI-SSMKNT   ACT    AXD    PROVINCIAL  KI-VEXUl. TAX.  Daled this otli day of Jlay, 1897  Agent.  (IBS)  .lines .Near Vmlr.  Development is uow proceeding nipid-  ly at Hie Ymir miue ou Wild Horse  creek. The bad air is now removed from  the wo1 kings ty nicaLS oE a system oE  piping and work is done continuously hy  two shifts. " A tramway will be laid  shortly iu No. 1 working -tunnel ������which  is uow iu about 400 feet.  The Alma group, which lies about  three miles from Ymir city, has been  bonded to the London and British  Colnmbia Gold Fields,o the owners  of the Ymir mine. A trail is heing built  connecting the Ymir mine with this uew  acquisition of the company.  The tunnel on the Elise mine is now  in about M0 feet and is to be driven a  further 100 feet to meet the shaft wheu  the excess of water which prevents work  ir, the latter will be removed.  .There are.  at present eight men woikiug two shifts"  on the mine."  Totals  $7('..(;.i,__c.   s.:i..K_.ou_  The increase-in the production of gold  over 1S95 is shown to have heen ii>8,'17S,-  1)00, while the production of silver shows  an increase of S1018,Co'o.       .   -  BXP0KT   DUTY.  The  Scale lly Which ������;old and Silver Ores  Maj- He Taxcil.  On ores the proposed export duties are  as follows:  (a) On nickel contained iu matte or  in the ore, or in any.crude or paitially  manufactured state,'aud upon copper  contained in any matte or ore which also  contains "nickel, when exported from  Canada, upou nickel an export duty not  exceedlog 10 cents per pound, and upon  copper an expor  cents per pound.  (b}'. On ores which contain copper or  metal other than lead or nickel, or lead  J.Vi'w ICy-I.aws.  Plumbing by-law No. 14 was read the  liisi and second lime at the last regular  meetiug of the council.-  . The' water by-law was considered in  committee of the whole and amended as  follows: ... " . "     o  Dwelling houses of less than o rooms  SL.50 per month and 25 cents for each  additional room.  Stores, etc., $1.50 for  1.000 square feet  and 50 cents for every additional 500 feet  or fraction.  -Saloons, restaurants and'clubs, ������5.  Breweries, $10.  Soda water'works, ������10.  Fivo horsepower engine- SI.50. each  additional horse-power 10 cents.  Garden hose sprinkling S3 per year.  Smeller- Kvpoi-iinciils.  Superintendent Bellinger of the British Columbia Smelting & Refining company, is busy dot carrying on his experiments in the new refining plant which  has just been completed at 0Trail. The  experiments are being carried on in private, as a peculiar process will lie used.  The lirst regular charge may he mn  through next week.  Tlie <_������luiiil������ia Kirei- ICank ..  Hon. J. H. Turner, Premier of B. C-,  passed through here WeduesJay ou his  return from the east, when he was interviewed at great length by a Mail reprc-  seLtative about the river bauk matter.  The Mail contended strenuously I'or co-  oneratiou and. placed its position ns  clearly before the -premier as the occasion allowed. Mr. Turner promised to  look carefully Jnto the matter. Let us  hope something will be done.  The-., premier must have been doiug  some hard thinking about the matter on  the way to Vancouver, for toaWoild  reporter hesaid that "feeling the importance of the prevention of the erosion to  that section of the conntry it is probable  that- joint action will be takeu in the  matter at an early date."  -   Legal <-'uiii|iliiiilii>ii<.  Mpritss Thomson, who, some days  siuce, filed a lis pendens against the  Black Fox mineral.claim, on the south  fork of Kaslo creek,"has now filed au  amended claim, -in " which ..the mineral  claims Daisy -and California are also  included. The title to each of the claims  is brought into question, and the suit is  brought against Porter Brothers.  Notice of Application for Liquor License.  Take notice tliat' I," K. .I. Curran, will apply  lo tlie Una nl of License Commissioners of the  City of Nelson  for a license to sell liquor at retail at lhe Stauluv Hotel in the Citvof Xelson.  (___> ' K. J. Cl/RRAX.  XICLSOX DIVISION OK WEST KOOTE.VA V DISTKICT.  "f^J OTICK is hereby given in accordance with  .IA llie statutes, that Provincial Kevenue  Tax and all faxe������levied under the Assessment  Act are now due for tlie year 1S!I7. All of the  above named tuxes collectible'within the Xel-  non Division of West Ivootcnay, assessed by me,  aro payable at my oliice at Ivaslo, U.C.  Assessed taxes are collectible at the following  rales, viz :���������  Kour-lifths of ono per cent, on the assessed  value of real estate other than wild land.  Three-quarters of ono per cenl. on tlie assessed  value of personal property. On so much of the  income of any person as exceeds one thousand  dollars the following rates, namely: Upon  such excess when the same is not iiiore than  ten thousand dollars, one and oiie.quartei- of  one .per cent: when such excess is over ten  thousand dollars and not more than twenty  thousand dollars, one and one hull! of one per  cent.; when such excess is over twenty thousand  dollars one and three quarters of one per cent.  Three per cent, on tlie assessed value of wild  land. If paid on or before the 30Lh of June IS!I7:  rhrce-lil'lhs of one por cent, on the assessed  value of real estate otlier than wild. land. One  half of one per cent.- on the assessed value of  personal property. Upon such excess of income  when the same is nob more than ten thoosand  dollars one per cent; when such excess is over  ten thousand dollars nnd not more than twenty  thousand dollars, one and one quarter of one  per cent.; when such excess is ovor twenty  lliousand dollars, one and one half of one pe-  cent. Two and one half per cent, on the  assessed value of wild land.  Provincial revenue fax 83.(10 per capita.  O. G. DENNIS,  Assessor and Collector.  Ivaslo, U.C, .Ian. 20th, 1S!)7. 527  Clements and Hillyer Blk  Room 6        0li Nelson, B. C.  W. H. PHILIPPS,  ^5 Jd_r\ ________������ t^     _ "V~       ^"  %   ENGRAVER  Die Sinker and Embosser.  583    30i Douglas Street, Victoria, B. C.  JOHN McLATCHIE  Dominion and  Provincial-*^  Land Surveyor.  649 NKLSON,  B.  C.  FOUND_  ���������jzzr  Notice of'Application for Liquor License.  ' \ ,A KK notice I hat I. A. McGregor, will apply  ' to the Stipendiary .Magistrate of AVest  Kootenay, thirty days after date, for a license  to sell liquor by retail, at Hall's Siding in said  districl. A. McGllKGOR.  Daled al Xelson, U. C, Ihis llth dny of June,  18)7. - aa.  Application For Liquor License.  Take noiiee lhat T, Kli Co.v, will apply to  Ihe Stipendiary Magistrate of West Kcotvnay,  B. C. thirty days after date for a license to  sell liquor by retail at Hall's siding, in said districl. I .LI COX.  Hated ut Xelson, B. C, Thursday, June 10,  1S!)7. ((iliS)  Application For Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that, the undersigned  will apply to the Board of Licensing Commissioners of lhe city of Nelson, 111 their next sitting, for a license to sell liquor at wholesale at  their-prciiliscs-s>'l ualoiin-lot-_i_!rblork-(irNelKOii7  li C. -       CALIKOHXLV-WIXK CO.  G72 Per J. .1. Ciia.mukiis.  NOTICE.  Xotice is hereby given that sixty days afior  (late I intend toapply to Ihe Chief Commissioner of Lands nnd Works for permission 1.0 purchase 210 acres, more or less, situate in West  Kootenay District, commencing at the Northwest corner of lot lSSI, G. I.;" thence cast 4U  chains, thence north III chains, thence west SO  chains, and thence southeast lo Ihe point of  commencement. !���������'. C. GltKION.  Xelson, April 28, 1 SOT. ' ���������_1  NOTICE.  I.e Koi lllvideml.  At the adjourned meeting of lhe Le  Boi company held at Spokane last Tuesday a dividend of five cents 11 share, or  $25,000, was declared. It is payable  June 30. No other business was transacted. The meeting adjourned till next  Tuesdav. The companv has uow paid  S425.O0.) iu dividends.  SIXTY DAYS after dnto I, Charles Hay  ward, will make application to purchase two  hundred (-2(10) acres of land situate on the south  bank of t.he'Columbia-river, near Kobson.  follows; Commencing, at. the northeast corner  of Lot 181. thence westerly along Columbia  river bank to Ihe east-boundary of Lot HOI;  thence south forty chains; .thence o-tsttoihe  west boundary of Lot 1S1; 1 hence norlh along  west boundary of Lot ISI lo its northwest, coiner; thence east to point nf commencement.  CI I A.1.. HAYWAItl).  Victioria, li. C, June llth. 181)7. l!73  NOTICE.  A new placo to send yonr laundry  after April thc 1st.  The    Kootenay   Steam    Laundry  will   be  thoroughly  equipped   with  the latest improved  machinery  and  experienced help.  Whitcher & Cleland     -     Props.  NKLSON, _..<.. (_-'>_.  IS HE1.I.Y GIVEN thnt Thomas S. Shank  carrying on business at _>nlmo, British Columbia, as an hotel keeper, has in pursuance of thc  Creditors Trust Heeds Act 13!)0 and amending  acts, made an assignment to Angus C. Buchanan, Xelson, merchant, for the general  benefit of his creditors of all his real and personal property. The deed was executed by  Thomas iS. Shank and Angus C. Buchanan nil  llie llth day'of June. 1SII7. All creditors are  required on or before Ihe lath day of-July, IS!)7,  to send by post- prepaid and addressed to  Bowes & Senkler, Xelson, solicitors for the  trustee, their names and addresses iind full  particulars of their claims duly verilied and  particulars of any security held by them. And  notice is hereby furlhor'givon that after the  loth day of July. 1S07. thc assignee will proceed  todistribnte the assets among the parties untitled thereto, and Unit he will not i.e responsible nfter such date for the assets so distributed  or any part thereof, to any person or persons,  linn or corporal ion, of whose debt or claim he  shall not then have receive'*-notice.  A meeting of the creditors ofthe said Thomas  S. Shank will he held at lhe oilices of-Messrs.  Howes & Senkler, Xelson, I). C��������� on Wcdnes-  ilay-the--i:jrd_day_of_Jime.-lS!)7,-at thc-hour-of  eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  Haled at Xelson this 1-11Ii duv of June 18H7.  BOWKS __. SIC NIC LEI!, .  .075) Solicitors for the Trustee.  Motel   5local)  OUest and Most Reliable in the City.  EDWIN CUMMINGS,  Proprietor.  RATES:    $2.50 Per Day.  Headquarters   For  Commercial Cn.veler-3  anfc flDinino flDen.  First-Class in all its Appointments.  Cor. A Ave. and -|th St., KASLO, B.C.  (551)    HOLIDAY  GOODS  KOOTENAY   LAKE   GENERAL  HOSPITAL SOCIETY  NOTICE.  All -persons .contributing' $1.00  per month or $10.00 per year will  be entitled to receive the full bene-,  fits ofthe Hospital; in addition- the  $10.00 subscribers will secure ,the  privilege of voting at the annual  election of directois.  , A. H. CI_.I-_._l_.NfS, Treasurer  Nelson  Ii. C. August  14th   1896.  "-     ' ' (119)  Flags  Cameras  Hammocks  Sporting Goods  Fishing Tackle  Lunch Baskets  Everything at  Thomson Stationery Co. Ltd  ������a NKLSON*. B. c.  A-fS&Si&9&Si9rt&&9>9>&-S         t  $ WITHOUT  HOOPS^  -V  f  o  Are  v  sf  In the Supreme Court of British Columbia.   In  the matter of the Estate of John I'Jews, deceased.   And in the inatU'r of the "Inles-  tate Kstate Act" and Amending Acts.  In pursuance of an order of His Honor XV.  Norman Bole, L. J . made herein for the sale  of the lands, hereinafter detcrih.-'d. tenders will  be received on or before the 10th dny of July.  18U7. bv the undersigned for the purchase of nn  undivided half interest in 1,01 number one in  Block number nine iu the City of Nclion, B. C.  subject to conditions of sale;-1 which can be had  on application .ti.)  Harris .MncNcill it Beacon,  solicitors, Vancouver, or to  JA.MKS D. BYRNE.  Ollicial Administrator.  Vancouver, Juno llth, 1.97. 1171 ���������  you acquainted  '-with  I'AIXTEIS  (;KAiNi:it  PAI'KIt UANCKIt  <;i..\zu_n  ray Xo Taxes.  It is  rumored that the h-vyersof Nel-  dnty not exceeding 2 : son have deciddil to resist the collection  ol the S_.-2.50 half-yearly tax imposed by  the    municipality.      The   matter   will  probably be fought out ia the courts.  W. -Starmer Smith  Decorative Artist  All kinds of House liepnirinir clone. Ohly  lirst class workmen employed. Trade"������nlicit������d.  Contracts Kivcn. Orders may be left at IJu--  scl & Tliunnan'.- i'i.!;iir -lore oral work-hop on  .���������Stanley street.  G79  NELSON, B. C.  NELS0NJ.OTS.  NOTICE.  llavmg.appointed W.'.J*. G. Dickson  local agent for addition A to the town-  site of Nelson, intending purchasers of  lots or parlies wishing information,  plans or price list of the addition will  please applv to him..  ���������   loo    : F. C. IN.NES.  Mlisic Lessors  Mrs. Morley is prepared to receive  pupils for Piano,  Violin  Fred Goodwin?--  . If not come and buy a quart of  Beer, 25 cents,  - and get acquainted.. .���������8  VICTORIA.- HOTEL  That means a long  )'f lasting Pail.  |jf   '   Its   many   qualities S|  are unique.  The price makes It  available to all.   .  % THEE. B. EDDY CO'S.  ���������������-..  y;'  .BOATED FIBREWAI-L  'Y.Z, TUBS, PAHS, DISHES, -2TC.  -wM^Mvmmm  1  1  1  The Club Hotel  Formerly Stanley House  Under New Management  Everything New and First Class  Apply at Thouituu  _\eI_><Mi.  Organ.  Mntloncry  Co's   Slorr,  Refurnished and remodeled throughout.     Electric. Light., and  Modern Improvements..   Best of Liquors.  Courteous Treatment, - -  .  E.J.CURRAN,  Proprietor THE MINER NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 1897.  HE LOVES A POSTER GIRL  She was u postur, so new nnd bo sweot.  And I a pedestrian,  (iho sat on thft i;ras=i, with six toes on horfcit.  Alas, for my sorrow begun 1  for shu ogled at- mo with u crimson leer,  And her jiobh was so blue, ah, yes!  Qer  ilrcus was  transparent, hor  joints  veij  quoor:  I3ut, ah, did I love her tho less?  Ah, m>vor, no. never, no more  Shall I know of sweet p>\'tcp, Bins!  For niy lovo ia ;i (jirl of the primary tints,  And sho sits on thu purple grass.  Tlie .sky n5 her buck, was magenta and slato,  And thu Hun a delicate (jray:  (jlie was washini; herself, I nm able to Btute,  With somebody's *oap all the day.  ILr arms were loo loiif, and her noso too short,  Her perspective is wroni;, I confess; I  t'heru was mud in   her eyu from u small boy'fi  sport;  Hut, uh, did I lovo her the less?  All. nevur, no, never, no more ;  Will she s 1 my heurt in a whirl, j  For thry'vu covered her up with a Bovrll ]  bill,  My beuutiful poster girl I j  J ���������London Figuro. j  IN ALSACE.  Salome stood on the tirldgc which spanned the foumliig stream nnd guzed dreamily at the mountains beyond and then at  tlio meadows, t-alome's cows were slowly  tominj; homeward. In the pasture, she  could fog her sister, I'mderika, making thc  hay. The girl was not lazy, only dreamy.  Presently Salome was by her sister's sido.  Then each one took a bundle of luiy and  carried it to their father's outhouse, for  old Dominic was the forester.  Thc girls worked on, when Salome's  bundle of hay was seized and carried for  her. The girl turned surprised, and there  was Morand, the young forester. She  know he had come, for her father had expected him. Dominie was to teach him  forest ways.  "'1 thought Itwas Cousin.Joseph," cried  .Salome, with a smile, and then "Fret'lcrilcu  hiufjhcd. "We were expecting Cousin Joseph. You know he is shut up for weeks  In his factory. Joseph cares less for the  grand forest and its wild beauty than he  docs i'or gardens and their flowers."  "I do not admire his tastes," answered  Morand.  Then homeward went thc two girls, and  the man followed, and as they passed the  window of their littlo house there was the  old motlior, and Salome kissed her. Frud-  crika stood a little in tho background.  .She now turned baek and sought a new  bundle of hay. Thon Morand ran after  Frcderika and took her bundle and carried  lt for her.  Then tho father joined the three young  people.. Now Frcderika, who was thc  practical sister, went into tlie house to  prepare the evening meal.  ���������'Come along, Morand," said the old  forester, "the soup will get cold, and we  must milk the cows before we go in."  Moruud looked in despair. Itc had nev-  ' er milked u cow in his life. "1 have much  to learn," muttered lie, piteously.  "���������Supper is waiting," said i'redcrika.  As they hastened on Suloiue noticed that  Morand had stuck in his buttonhole u  bunch of llowers.    They were crocuses.  "So you like crocuses. M. Moranil:-"  "I thought you did, Mile. Salome," he  said.  So, for a time, Morand lived with thc  forester. The harvest was gathered and  there was a good stock of potatoes. The  winter was coming along, and a cold one,  Init the family were prepared to face it.  Salome's mother required the girl's constant attention.  Joseph came now on every Sunday. He  was overseer of the factory in tlie neighboring little town. .Everybody respected  Joseph. The young man was the support  of hi.%i'amlly. Perhaps his visits to. his  cousins were not as pleasant as before.  "Tho fact was, though no one knew it, he  was in love with Frcderika. Then he felt  twinges of jealousy. L'He was uncertain  whether Morand liked Salome or Frcderika.  "Besides,"   thought  Joseph,   "ho   will  soon get his nomination to be forester alse-  whore.    A few months'patience!    I shall  speak to my uncle; and Frcderika will not  --.Kav_mc_.riav._L_-._-. .___.^ _-___j =���������  Morand watched Frcderika from morning till night, engaged in her household  cares.  "The time will come," ho said softly to  himself.  One night the moon shone in through  the frosty windows. Salome sat at the  foot of the bed, watching her sleeping  mother.  "She looks less pule than yesterday,"  thought Salome. "Perhapsfather is right.  .She will revive in the spring."  Morand nnd Frcderika were laughing  together���������sometimes even her father, too  ���������but..Salome' only sat and watched -her  mother.-  "Take care, my child, take care," the  mother feebly murmured, as thc iistless  hand dropped", and "over, tho- beloved features came a solemn, terrible beauty. Salome" uttered a sharp cry and lost consciousness.  When she 'camo to herself, she was beside tlie kitchen, Moruud alono sitting  near her.  "Thank God, my child, your mother  was not alone when she died!" she heard  her father say.      -  Morand at once found the means of  sending the sad news to Joseph, and Joseph camej at once. , It was a-bitter cold  day when the mother was buried in ihe  village graveyard. Jt was terrible work  making their way through the deep snow.  Jt was Joseph who gave Frcderika his  hand and Moraiid'supportcd Salome.  "Why, why," Salome snid to herself a  thousand times, "did my poor mother.bid  .me 'take care!" " ' '   '  Father Dominic seemed to take now no  interest in passing events. Ilis wife was  dead. ������  Then an unusual thing happened. Dominic wrote, a letter, and Morand went to  thc village to post it. In a week afterward  Morand had a letter, and he read that he  had an appointment as forester in another  part of the country���������or, should he prefer  it, he might remain as Dominic's" assist-  - unt. .   -  Morand hesitated.  The old forester, .who  had guessed tho contents of thc letter, had  " turned aside. .  Salome Watched lxith with evident anxiety. Frcderika, busy preparing dinner,  was the only one who took no heed.  Morand met Salome's inquiring eyes.  "I am appointed forester to a place fairly-  well paid, but a long way from here."  "A long way from here," repeated the  old man. "I begged that favor. I wanted to kotip you here. I am not the man I  once was. * My strength docs not- come  back with the spring. I think the must  have take^i lt away with her, all my courage auil all ray hope."  His daughters tried to comfort him, but  he shook his head without replying. Mo-  ratal precipitately escaped  from the room.  When the young man came back, his  dinner had been laid for him only, But  Frcderika had taken care tliut all should  be quite comfortable for him, even more  so than usual, and she was in the kitchen  alone.    Morand seized her hands.       f'  "if I go to that 1'avolT place, will you ga  with me:-"  "Wherever you like," said she simply.  She had hitherto been too busy to think  of love. Hut when Morand took her in  his arms :i deep joy took possession of pool  Frederik:-..  At this moment the door opened and Salerno entered. Frcderika hastily drew back,  but her hands were still clasped in hei  lover's, und Salome saw it.  "Sister!" said Morand, with a smile.  Amazement, almost stupor, was writ-  fen on the poor girl's white face. All sh<  muttered wns, "Does father know?"  "Xotyct," answered Morand. "I wm  just going to look for him in the forest."  When later the father came home, Fred-  crika simply said to him: "Morand loves  mc.    He wishes mo to be his wife."  "God bless you both," said Dominic.  and then he asked, "Do you stay or go!'"  The father then thought for a moment  and added, "Yes, wc must expect that you  will want a home of your own. That is  right. You know pretty well what- art  tho duties of a forester.' It is hard for mt  to part witli both of you, but it is bctrci  so."  So Morand understood, to his great joy.  that he had won, not only his wife, bul  his independence. Salome and her fathci  went out together. "Thou shiilt be wholly niy own" lie said tenderly. "Thou  shalt replace all whom I have lost."  Salome helped ber sister to arrange hel  wedding dress silently, but energetically.  She seemed to have quaffed vin one draft  her bitter cup, to have cut off her right  hand ami plucked out her right cye. Salome was bent on rooting out of her soul n  love which, however innocent at first, was  innocent no longer. Salome watched and  prayed night and day.  Joseph was at the wedding. When lit  asked for a holiday, it was with so dull u  face that his master inquired, laughingly,  whether lie was off to n marriage or a funeral.  Joseph's secret was tolerably well guessed, but the bridegroom was not- jealous.  The young couple were gone. The forester's cottage had become silent, Once Salome used to sing at her work; now she  worked without singing. It was with dilli-  cully that she remembered little details ol  housekeeping, so easy to Frcderika.  "I am still stout enough to take care of  myself, and 1 want no assistance," said  her father. "It was Morand I wanted, bul  the lad knew better how to shift for himself. "  It was thc brightest day of tlie very dull  week when Joseph paid his usual visit.  He never tailed to-conic early and depart  laic. He entered, taciturn and cold, arranging on his lap the llowers he had gathered in the forest, great handfuls of which  lie often took I wick to his city home. Xcvet  once had he exchanged confidences with  Salome, yet he felt, she understood him.  Whether he spoke or not, her presence was  a rest to him. She. on her side, began to  'And the time long he! ween his visits, and  each lime when Joseph went away she  said to him, "You will be sure to come  again?''  The clouds were low and tlie sky gray  when Joseph, stick in hand, tho next time  took his way to thc forester's cottage.  Streams long frozen camo tumbling down  the rocks or filtering through the ground.  The murmur of wativs was heard on every  side.  Salome stood ut the house door, watching the sudden thaw. Her father was  away. She knew Joseph was coming and  she felt, she knew not why, glad for that.  Then she saw Joseph. She felt like scold  ing him for having loitered so long. He  met her and he laughed. He had been  gathering the lirst spring llowers, but Salome did not laugh. . ^  "You will walk with me, Salome?" he  asked. "We may meet your father." And  now, chatting, the two went toward the  glen.  They reached the stream. Then Joseph  stopped, horrified.. Itwas a roaring tor  rent. Dominic was not there. Thc water  was tearing down the mountain side.   _IAFor_rhe_^lo.ve_oL_God,Ii���������cried-Salome,-  "let us hurry up! Close by here there is a  cottage. A poor woman and her child live  in it.   They will be swept away."  "How brave and strong she is," thought  Joseph. Ho was certain now that he heard  a cry of distress. Yes, there at the window he saw a woman, a child-in her arms,  and the house was shaking. It would topple over in an instant, and the torrent had  to be crossed if tliey were to be saved. A  moment after Dominic was by Joseph's  side. Thc forester at least was safe._ Then  Joseph, in a loud, clear voice, lnade thc  woman come down. She did so and shrieked wheu she saw the raging torrent.  Salome fell on her knees upon thc bank.  Her father stood by her, shouting out advice to thu brave fellow, who was already  lighting with the torrent.-  "Thnt round stonc'is not firm! There  is a hole in the bed of the stream! Hrave  lad! That stupid woman! -She clings tc  him! Shi will hinder his getting ashore!"  But Joseph's feet were firm on shore.  He was able to make a sign to Salome that  he would go straight home.with the woman and child. *     .  "Let us hurry back and sec that there is  a good fire and wine and food." cried Salome. -    -  Meantime Joseph, carrying the child  ..and helping the woman, had succeeded in  getting home first. -He hnd not yet changed his c-iollies, but lie had made up thc  lire, placed the woman in Fathor Dominic's armchair and wrapped thc child in a  rug, where it lay, warming its little feet  in tlie hearth and smiling up at its preserver.  Salome stood an instant to watch thc  pretty siglit, then took the child in her  wins. "Go, Joseph. Get yourself dried  in father's room. You have done enough  for one day.    You will be ill yourself."  "Then will you nurse me?" and he took  her hand.  "Anything you like if you will only go  and change your clothes."  > * 4 * * ��������� "        O ,  Some months after Joseph and Salome  were walking' along the banks of thc  stream. It was Sunday, ami the little  waves seemed singing a Sunday psalm.  ���������"What a lraiisforiiiatiir.'i." said Salome,  "since the day v.hen you saved that poor  woman and her child. How contented she  Is now. ' This stream is not more changed  than her life, poor lam!, thanks to you."  "And our life, too." .-aid Joseph tender  iy-  "Yes," answered Salome, pressing her  husband's arm, "our storms are passed.  Thc stream Hows peacefully on. I understood today that one may yet be happy."  "I understood it a little before you did,  perhaps," said Joseph, smiling.���������Anthony  Hope in Leisure Hour.  Shoeing* the Family  *%/wris%t\,  I.s one ol" the problems thnt thc head of the house has to struggle  witlv; and the size of the bills usually calls forth a growl. They always  cease when we understand the contract. The family is just as well shod,  with just as stylish shoes as they ever were, but the bill is less. Thc  prices have been too high. If you arc paying too much for your shoes  (and you arc if-you arc not buying them here) don't you think this would  be a good time to reform? Suppose you come in and have a chat with  us about this. ^  5/6  The Nelson Shoe Co.  Opposite Hudson's Bay Co., Baker Street.  ^���������_-_g___EJ_Tl^f^W  THE WHIM TRADING CO.,  Wholesale Dealers in  fTr Creamery   and   Dairy  Butter,  Eggs,  Flour  Oatmeal, Lard, Potatoes, Etc-  L  Brandon, Man., and ���������" ���������BT. Nelson, B.C.  BOECKH'S  Always Reliable and as  Represented"^  BRUSHES and  For sale by all leading Wholesale  and Retail Dealers^^  BROOMS  CHAS. BOECKH <& SONS  Manufacturer of Brushes, Brooms and Woodenware.  TOBOIsTTO 676 ONT.  THE MCDOWELL, ATKINS WATSON  CO., L'TD  ___^S-WHOLESALE AND  RETAIL-Sn_3  nsTELso^r  Planing Mill!  DOORS, SASHES and TURNED WORK,  BRACKETS and OFFICE Fill!MS  SATISFACTION   CVjARANTEEp.  PRICES REASONABLE.      - -~~  THOS. GRAY  NELSON, B. C.  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  A full stock of Drugs, Patent Medicines, Chemicals and Toilet  Articles, Wholesale and Retail. Goods Right. Prices  Right.    Prompt attention to all orders.  the Mcdowell, atkins, watson, co  m VANCOUVER, B. C.  IO AND 12 CORDOVA STREET  600 GRANVILLE STREET.  417 HASTINGS STREET  m   %onfcon*IMl  development ano  -HMning Company  LIMITED   LIABILITY  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,   1S90," and amending' acts.  M. pes prisaj) & Co.  Grocejry and Provision  MBEOHAIsrTS  CEOCKEEY   J^JXTD   GLASSWAEF.  A Large Stock  of SasheS and Doors for Sale Cheap.  ISTELS03ST,  ;V!G  3. C.  M. B. SMITH V CO.  Biscuit Manufacturers.  "WEITE    FOE   ZPZRJCCIE   HIST.'  VICTORIA        -        B.C. (212)  ->^C U T   RA T E'S^affr-  lam prepared  to make  accurate and' reliable assays upon   ores at the  following- rates:  Silver, S .50   Silver and gold, ������1.00- Silver, lend, <_<>ld and copper, S2.00   ���������  Gold,...1.00   Copper, -.1.00   Silver, lend mid gold..    1.50  Ores may be sent by mail or express and nil charges must be prepaid in  full.    The charges for the. assaying must also  accompany the. sample.  Money furnished to prospectors to develop their claims for an interest in  same. Claims bought and sold -Good prospects stocked. -, Prospectors  are invited to correspond with me. " 60S  NELSON. B. C.  WALTER J. BROWN  P. BURNS & CO.  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants  .> ** --     ���������-       .  HEAD OFFICE NELSON, B. C.     ������  -���������     ������ ,  'Branch Markets in Rosslaiid, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo,  Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.  We are prepared to supply consumers with  all kinds of Fresh and Cured Meats at rev  sonable prices.  Orders by mail to any. branch -will have careful and prompt attention.    ;">'0  CAPITAL���������$150,000.00 in 600,000, shares of 25 cents each, of  which 360,000 fully 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.  Whealer,  Barristcr-at-Iaw,  Kaslo,  Secretary.  BANKERS���������Bank of British Columbia.    OFFICE���������Kaslo, B. C.  The Prospectus can be seen at the olhcc of W. J. G: Dickson at'  Nelson, or at the office of O. T." Stone at Kaslo., 435  Headquartersfor  ELECTRIC   LIGHT  SUPPLIES.  DYNAMOS WATER WHEELS  MOTORS FIRE HOSE  ENGINES WATER SUPPLIES  BOILERS CHANDLIERS  Estimates given and contracts entered into for the  entire systems.  Call on or write W. T. STEWARD,  Box 29 170 ELECTRICAL ENGINEER, Nelson, B. C.  Fred J. Squire  HAS RECEIVED A COMPLETE STOCK. OF  WINTER and SPRING GOODS  TWEEDS,    SERGES,   WORSTEDS,   Etc.  PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES.  SUITS  $25.00  AND  UPWARDS.  COR. BAKER AND WARD STREETS.      ou  NELSON, B. C.  Thos.Duiii)������Co.,L'd.  DEALERS IN  BLAGIStt  _.  :ak axi������ sui:i:t ikox,  ..ii.vei-s' shovel!-.  "wiitE __oi������i..s.  I-.U- .IM)   SHIIKT STEEL,  .UAMLLA  KOri-S,  bV.V-.-I_.Ti;   KI'SE AXD CAPS.  ! SOLE AGENTS FOR THE  t CINNABAR  MINING   CO.'S  (133)  QUICKSILVER.  Write for Quotations. Cable Address. "Duun."  VANOOTTv-EE, B.   C-  ICE CREAM!   ICE CREAM!  ".   *  at Tin;  ' ,        "     ���������  VIENNA   BAKERY  RESTAURANT  v -  Li  ~  For the Very Best .Meal at., tho Most Uesonahle,Price ours i.s the place. Every  deserijifion of'Lunches put up to order. We" are now prepared to furnish aj  kinds of Fancy Cakes, Vienna.Tarts, Lady Fingers,;Maecaioon's, etc. "Wedding Cukes a Specialty.      - - '  lETrjsrzesT  :bzre_a.:d  i__csr TO"WTsr  delivered to any part of the town.    Also afresh supply of F.-uicy~Candies.  ti:.l  - R. HURRY, Proprietor.-  Farley & Simpson  MEATS I     -MIEJ-A-TS I  A   BUTCHER   SHOP   has  been   opened   in   connection  with the store, with a large stock ot choicest  FRESH -JMEATS.  Groceries, Provisions, Hay and Grain  MiN.NG SUPPLIES, ETC.  Fresh Goods    -    Great Variety ' -1 .Y^r  l-.*-.:-.^-'  THE MINER, NELSON   B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 1897  llie iHiiicr.  <S*VI  Jlclson, S-Icst llootcnaj),  ^British ���������.0! urn but,  WEEKLY STOCK KEPOKT.  Companion.  NIJI.SOX.  Hull Minos   Kxcheiiucr   KOSSI.AXD.  Alborla   Heaver   HiK Three :..  J'ult-   l_rit, Ci_n.Golilficld>  11. G. Gold KiiiK-.-  Jiiucuii-l   Urticc   Caledonia Con   California   C. & 0   Celtic Queen   Contra Slur   Colonnii   Commander   Crown Point   Door I.irk   Dolnotihi   Delaware   Kast.ern Slur   Knterpriso   Krio   Kvoninjj Star   Cloui-giii   Gorlrmlc   Giant   Golden Drip   Golden Queen   Grail   Western   I Initio Brown   Helen   Hiy.li Oro   Tlomesliike   Idaho   Imperial   Iron llorse   Iron Music   IXL '   Independent   .lo.sio   ���������Itimho   Kuijjlit Templar   Kooteiiuv-Loiiilon ..  Lo I Soil   Lily May   Mayllowoi-   Monita   Jlonte Cristo   Morning Star   NestlO-s   Northorn Helle   Novelty   O. I  Palo Alio   Phoenix   Poorman   lied Mountain-view  It. K. Leo   Ked Point   Rochester   Hossland, Ued Mt.  Uosslnnd Star   St. Elmo   St Paul   Silveriue   Sou'n Cross & -\V cor  Sultana   Trail Mining Co   Union :   Virginia   War 1 .aglet   AVest IiO Hoi..'.   While Hour   Young British Am'n  AINSWOKTII.  ]*) cllio   Kllen   BOUNDAltV.  Old Ironsides   CAMP    MClvIN.VKV.'  Carihoo t   UKVKI.STOKE.  Orphan Hoy   SI.OCAN.  Alamo '..  Cuiiihcrlancl   , Dardanelles   Grey Kagle   Idler.-.-   : Kootcnay-Coluinbia  , Minnesota   Noble Five Con..  _I!iiiiil>.lpr_Coiit_iJ_s.  Keco   Slocan Star.'.   Sunshine..:   Wonderful   Washington .......  NORTHPORT.  Red Top...'   No.  of  Shares  Par  Value  Price.  Soo.ooo  1,000,000  1,000,000  750,000  _l,..oo,ooo  1,000.000  ���������2,000,000  1,000,000  (joo.ooo  1,000,000  ."100,000  2,5oo,ooo  Soo.ooo  Too.ooo  Soo.ooo  1,000,000  000,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  000,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  l.ooo.ooo  000,000  ���������2,000,000  000,000  1,000,000  1,000.000  1,000,000  (ioo.ooo  000,000  1.000,000  000.000  1,000,000  1,000,000  000,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  "00,000  000,000  000.000  1,000,000  000,000  000,000  1,000.000  "00.000  1,000,000  1,000,000  000.000  1,000,000  1,000,001)  1,000.000  1,000.000  000.000  000,000  1,000,000  -2,000,000  1,000.000  000,000  ���������1,000,000  1.000,000  1,000,000  1,000.000  000,000  000.000  1.000,000  2,000  (iOO.OOO  000,000  000,000  000,000  2,000,000  1,000,000  7oo,ooo  1,000,000  1,000,000  800,000  .-700,000  000.000  00.000  1,000,000  750,000  1,000,000  ���������loo  1,000,000  1.200.000  _l____.oo.ooo  1,000,000  1,000,000  . 00,000  1.000,000  1,000,000  1  1 00  1,000,000  1 00  1 00  1 00  I 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  I 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  I 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  I 00  1 00  1 0(1  I 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  I 00  1 00  ] 00  I 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  5 00  I 00  1 00  I 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  I 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  I 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  I 00  loo 00  - I 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  lo 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  loo 00  I  00  1 00  , 1 00  1" 00  00  lo 00  1 00  1  00  1   00  -C I Otis  .? 0 10  0 10  0 10  ,0 ou  0 (''I  0 10  0 10  0 10  0 10  0 Oo  0 (I.).  0 Oo  0 '27  0 2-2  0 Hi  0 u..  0 0-2"  0 12  n 20  0 20  0 0_  0 Hi  0 Hi  0 8  0 lo  0 lo  0 iii  (I 20  0 Ul  0 7  0 I  0 l)-  0 07i  0 In**  0 12  12.',  0 mf  0 3!)  0 al  0 5  0 10  s 00  ll 20  0 13..  0 l!f  r������_  0 10  00s  0 10  0 5  0 20 '  0 OS  0 15  0 7-1  0 10  0 121  u lu  0 2(i  0 15  0 ou  0 10  0 05  0 20  0 10  0 Oii  0 11  .0 22  0 lo  0 (Xii  0 11  0   7i  0 (XiJ  0 -0  0 OS  0 19  0 121  0 51  0 50  "T75"  2 75  0 12  0 27  .0 10  .Dividends paid to (late are as follows: I.e  Itoi, ������125,000; War Kagle, .?187,000; Cariboo,  S150.000; Idaho 8152.000; Slocan Star, ������350,000;  Keco $150,000; Humbler'S 10.000. Alamo, Cumberland, Goodenough and Noble Vive have also  paid dividends.    '-,..-  MINING TRANSFERS.  Where no consideration is named in transfers  thc nominal sum of 31 is to be understood.  Koss I n nil.  .lune Hi��������� o  Snow Flake���������Clarence Li Ktnier lo David  Croniic, I. ;'  Victoria���������Alex Constantine lo Geo Funk, J.  Prospector���������11 XV Northey lo (Seo Funk, J.  Gladstone���������K Ji* Kous to II Harkness and II  VV Schmidt, ',.  Juno 17���������  Davy Crockett���������James A Iientley to M Olsen. ;. .  HiK Toe-J A Bontloy to M *)1 .on. 1.  Snow Mini, Branson, Kir gslon. Luck Hoy���������  J M Akins to Lucky Hoy .Mining and Development Company, 1x1. ���������        '        ���������   , l  Winlield���������S 1< Meyer* lo same.  June 18��������� '"  Consuelo, Iilenheim, Churchill and Mariooro  ���������M \V lirowstcrand John A Montague to 0 XV  Chamberlain, i in.each.  Cariboo and Vancouver���������J A- Mellor to-J lt  Todd, A in each.  I X L, Lion, Merlin and. Tiger���������TI It Dunlop  to Dcrlin Gold Mining company.  IXL and Lion���������ll Marymont to Tierlin Gold  Mining company. '        s  ���������   Cash Kntry���������AV C I_te.ill.to A EGerlick, j.    ,  June 1!)���������  Vernic���������K K Sheppard to L J Cosgrove, J M  Cotton and Hubert C McHridc.  Jack Kabbit nnd Cave King-George Light-  body to J L Parker, Jacob Stierle and Jos Dub-.  ncvli in each.  Dew Drop Fraction���������Thos Cottrell to Thomas  Lapslic:  Gold Button and CopperHill���������Arthur Walker  to It II Hamill,  June 11���������  Lake View No 2���������Charles Grunt to James  Santon, i, 8S0O.  Snowshoe���������Louis Heckman to Kichard Ro-  berls.  Throe Guardsmen and Clipper���������II A Wright,  Joseph Friinz, 11 V Itisdon and \ XV Fesslor to  11 A Harton, agreement to sell.  Kniilj- Kdit.li���������W II Hohertson to Michael  Grady. -|. ������2500.  Wild Jim���������Uobt A Hradshaw to Geo BrouR-  hall |.  Smuggl. r���������John Carrahar to Louis J Lebert i  Same���������Same to Frank Savage, i.  June 11���������  Midas���������F II Young to AG Wilson. -  Combination���������Matt Dolan to John B Harrington, >,.  Hard Scrabble and Hidden Treasure���������John  McNeill and Allan M Walker to S K Green.  Silver Bud���������Wm Hadpath to Elmer Everett,  $17.50  Dunderberg���������Benj Steele to Geo W Hughes,  2-lli. ������300.  Apex No 2���������A D Coplen tosaine.  Kaslo.  June 11- ������  Needles and Silver Alps J. Glacier Norlh all  ���������Thomas Krickson to C MSturges. ������500.  Butte, Josie and Kureka���������Kd Hicks to W A  Mori-ley. |.  Wild Hill���������John Hrown to  Daniel CosgrilF,  $750.  1 Iiuel���������K .1 L Koss as agent for Henry C Fowler of Toronto, ������1200.  June 12���������  Hlack   Fox,   Daisy  and  California- Morits.  Thomson   los pendens against Porter Bros.  Welkin��������� T F Cusaek to Jos A Miller, ������150.  Glacier North���������C. \V Slurges to M  Labary,  S500.  June 11���������  Golden Eagle Fraction���������James Watt  to M  Goldsmith.  Monona and MacGrcgor���������Franklin Mullcry  lo W L Koot, V.  June 15���������  Legal Tender and Hidden Secret���������A H Tar-  got to 11 L Sawyer. 1-i). . <  Sproule���������James Lafranty to Robert Koran, 4.  Hossie A���������O E Holling to 1) F Strobeck and .1  H Hardie, j, $10.  Hay View���������lj Wnmcr to Ida C Strobeck.  Lake View���������E D Dumas to D F StrobccK.  June 10���������  Little   Pittsburg���������Isaac Waldron  to   Hugh  Maclvav, ������1000.  You Like���������John Wright to Tsial Fletcher, t  ������5000.  THE   LICENSING   BOARD..  T .rculy-l'ive HoH'l Licenses Expire on Hie  first l>ay ol' .Inly.  Twenty-live'"hotel and snloou keepers  are advertising in tbe newspapers of tbis  city tbat tbey iuteod to apply to tbe  municipal board .of licensing commissioners, at tlieir next sitting, for licenses to  sell liquor at retail or wholesale. As the  Provincial authorities at- Victoria per-  sistetitly refuse to iccognize their duty  and appoint the commissioners tbe advertising is simply a waste of good  mouey. The government does not care  what becomes of Nelsou now that it is u  municipality and has.ceased^to pay most  of its tuxes .-in to the Provincial  treasury.  o  All licenses issued by tbe Province to  hotel and saloou keepers in Nelsou expire on the first day of next month.  CORBIN'S PLANS.  THE   RJ.D   STAR   CLAIM.  Surveys   Ileitis  ..l.iilc  inlo  (he  lloumliiry  -Jr.-k _i-!.lrl������t77  Tbe Minek : learns from an authentic  source that President Corbiu of the Nelson aud Fcrt Sheppard, Ked Mountain  and Spokane. Falls aud Northern railways  has despatched a corps of engineers to  Sheep creek for the purpose of surveying  a line from Northport to Grand Forks.  It is said that Mr. Corbin proposes to  take advantage of tbe differences tbat  exist between the promoters of tbe Columbia .nud Western and Vancouver,  Victoria and Eastern companies to corral  the. trade of the lower Bouudary district.  The - route tbat his engineers have  been ordered to survay from Northport  is along Sheep creek to Kettle" river,  thence past the southern end of Christina  lake to Grand Forks. It is said that this  ia the "shortest route to the Boundary. " ���������  THE   SLOGAN   RAILWAY.  Xom- Denver.  June S���������     .-  Boomerang���������II A Miller to II A Wright 3.  Keystone and Evening Star���������A D Williams  and D C McDonald to the Slocan, Cariboo 31 &  D Co. $25,000.  Kuby May. 1. and i in Dido Luckv Jack,  Libby. Evening St.-ir No l. Skylight and Denbigh��������� W J Elliott to the Slocan Gold and Silver  Mining Co, $10 W.  Gething���������A S Heed to C A Teasdale. J.  June tl���������  Annie���������W E Gowrn to Wm D Thompson, |,  $150.  Annie���������M Bartlett to same. 1. $200.  New Columbia���������Ira W Biaek. John E-tii-  brook. Joseph Hopkins, Wm T Hancock to J S  Lawrence.        ,,  Ik-He Smith���������Henry P Jenkin'.o Alice Trcnery, A, $-250.  trailing Has   C mviicetl  iiml  Hie  Work  Will He Vigorously Fro������c<-uli'������l.  MeVeagh & Pon pore, the contractors  who will construct the southern half of  tbe Slocan Valley railway, are fast preparing to commence work on the road.  During the week several carloads of supplies -were landed at the month of Slocan  river where a large camp is to be established. Early next week a large consignment, of horses, scrapers, carts and other  grading paraphnnalia will arrive from  Anaconda, Montana. . Several hundred  men will be employed on the" right-of-  way within the next two weeks.  McLean Bros, have commenced grading  at the Slocan City end of the road.  \e .v Townsites.  The towDsite of Lemon creek bas been  ! surveyed and will shortly be placed on  i the market... It is located at the con-  ! fluence of Lemon and Summit creeks,  about eight miles from the Slocan river  I trail. While tbe townsite covers an area  j of 160 acre?, ouly 50 acres have been  ���������divided iuto lots. The first iudustry to  " be established at Lemon creek i.s a sawmill witb a daily capacity of 15,<J00 feet.  The townsite of Alwyn has been platted  i at the mouth of Ten Mile creek, Slocan  | lake. A large area of rich ffiiDiog  I country is tributary to it.  The  K.   _t S.  Hul I way loiiiimuy   Claims  Ownership to Ibe .Jroinul.  The Knslo & Slocan railway has commenced legal proceedings agaiust M. S.  Davys to prevent bim from obtaining a  certificate of improvements for tbe Bed  Star mineral claim. The property in  question is situated on the shore of Kootenay lake north of Knslo, was located  about 18months ago by Superintendent  Davys of the Hull Mines aud has since  been used as a lime stone quarry by the  Hall Mines, the product being used for  smelting purposes. ,,  The railway company claims tbat the  grouud does not contain mineral within  tbe meaning of the Mineral Act, aud  also maintains that it is situated within  the limits of their land grant. Upon  these conditious tbe case will be beard  by Mr. Justice "Walkem during tbe present term of court in Nelson. Tbe most  interesting feature of the case, from a  public standpoint, will be the rendering  of a decision as to whether lime stone  deposits can be acquired under tbe Miu-  eriil Act.  It is rumored that iu the event of the  railway company failing to win the suit,  other claimants will protest against the  Red Star location. Some months ago  the ground contained within the limits  of Mr. Davys' staking was located by-  other parties under the name of Fair  Play. These people claim to have discovered galena in place, and are preparing to press their claims.  The I'rovliK-lal .lull.  The commencement of work upou tbe  $10,000 jail that was ordered erected iu  Nelson at the last session of the legislative assembly is retarded because tb>-  sketch plans which have beeu prepaied  for some time are pigeon-holed somewhere iu the department of lands aud  works at Victoria. The Provincial'officials  at the capital thus give auother opportunity for an indignant and righteous  protest against their miserable iucom  peteucy.  Sew I'rocess.  The Canopy smelting process, discovered by ii niining' engineer nml  chemist named A. Vuughim, has been  tested at Seattle with very satisfactory results. " The process is an entirely new theory in the reduction of  .refractory ores and is liable to revolutionize the existing'methods of sinelt-  FOR SALE-  At a sacrillce a new ten-stamp gold mill, wiih  steam power, manufactured by the Kd ward lJ.  Allis ��������� Company, of Milwaukee; in use one  week: must be sold before August 1st. For  particulars, address,  DOUGLAS A. FISKK.  Attorney, New York Life Bldg., Minneapolis,  Minn. ���������'   '"' (-wS)  You Need It!  HAND  BOOK  OK. THE  AMENDMENTS  ������ ��������� TO THK  Mineral Act  Passed by thc Legislative Assembly of ihe  Province of British.Columbia, May 5, ISH".  Price 25 cents  For. sale at Miner Oilice.  Kaslo   & Slocan  Eailway-  TIME CARD NO. I.  Going West.  Leave ������.00a.m.  "     8.36 a. in.  "     9.36 a. ni.  - "      9.51 a, m.  10.03 a.m.  Daily  Kaslo  South Fork  Sproule's  Whitewater  Bear Lake  o  Going Kast.  Arrive-3.30 P.m.  "      3.15 p.m.  ������������������      2.15 p.m.  2.00 p.m  1.13 p.m  LB p.in  1.21 p.m  1.12 p.m  1.00 p.m  "    10.18 a. ni.   McGuigan  "   10.30 a. in.   Bailey's  "    10.39 a. m.   Junction ' "  Are... 10.30 a, m.   Sandon ^ ~   Leave  .  Subject to change without notice.    _'  For   rates and  information   ppp j   at the  Company's ofllces.  ROBT. IRVING, "    - R. AV. BRYAN,  2611   Trafflo Manager. Superintendent.  DIRECT  ROUTE  -TO-  FORT STEEL MmNcL.  NELSON and LAKDO:  Steam Navigation, Company  Commencing Monday 10th May, 1SU7,  Steamer Ainsworth will leave Kaslo, 11. C .  every Monday and Thursday at '.) a. "i. for  Bonner's Ferry, Idaho, connecting with Great  Northern Railway on Tuesdays and Fridays  both to. and from Spokane and Eastern and  Western Points. .    -    -  Steamer will return from Bonner's Kerry al  4 a.m.on Wednesdays and Saturdays, arriving  at Kaslo same evening so as to-make iiuiuk  connections with Trail Creek and Slocan Mining districts.  ' This route is tho most direct for the Fort  Steele Minim? Camp and makes close connections at Bonner's Ferry wtth the L'pper Kootenay River steamers.  First-class Passenger and Freight accommodations. 113"  ATLANTIC  Steamship Liues  Mineral City  Perfect Title,  Level Townsite.  ������������������'���������LOTS ���������  are now on the Market.  Corner Lots on Columbia Avenue from SI25  to $150. Inside Lots  $100. Other Lots from  $75 to $100. Terms,  one-third cash, one-third  in 3 months, one-third  u *  in 6 months.  NOTICE-  IS HEREBY given that sixty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to  purchase the following described property:���������  Coiniiicncinxaba post planted alongside the X.  E. make of the Columbia and Kootenay Railway Co's. grant situate on the West Ann of  Kootenay Lake opposite Balfour and called L.  J. Tolmic's J..W. corner post thence running  south 80 chains along the eastern boundary  lino of the said railway company's grant thence  east SO chains, thence north and west along  the shore of Kootenay lake to the point of commencement and containing ftIO acres more or  less. L. J. T0LM1K.  Dated June llth, 181)7. {(B5)  TRANSFER OF BUSINESS  Messrs. Proctor, Husk, Houghton and West  having leased tho Outlet Hotel a; Hal four lo  Mr. J. C. Blandy, inform the public Hint they  are not responsible for any debts Incurred  since his occupancy. IITO  NOTICE.  The business of the.-. Xelson Soda water Factory has been purchased hy E. P. Whalley, lo  whom all accounts are payable. All debts ami  liabilities incurred by the company prior to  May the 15th will be paid bv W. S. Ashpitel.  WALTEU S. ASHPITEL.  tH8 E. PERCY WHALLKY.  Dated at Xelson this l.ith day of May, 18U7.  Heintzman Pianos.  If yon w.iii- a rich toned Heiutzmnu;  write to II. N. Cousiek,  015 Revelstoke.  Do you want Tjjm-? ' Do you want Ink?  Do you want to Iraile Presses?  Do you want to trade I'aprr Culler,,?  Do you want anything in the Printing Machinery line?   If so write lo  TOUONTO TYt'K FOII.N'UKV KO.  GG9 .V.U 4'imliivn SI., Vancouver, II. V.  BEST BREAD  IN TIIE CITY  Ask your grocer for A. R. Stewart's Bread.  Columbian Bakery, rear Thomson's Book Store.  Goods delivered to any part of the city.     (153  Artistic Creations  Hats, Shirts, Waists,  Sleeves,  Coats and Capes  FRENCH PATTERN HATS  638 '  MRS. K. MuLAUGHLIN,  Josi'pliinc street, below Baker.  A FEW PACTS  Concerning Mineral City.  The mines on Cariboo Creek in the  famous Slocan District are tributary  to Mineral City, Tenders are being  invited by the Provincial Government  for--a wagons-road from^ Arrow- Lake  to Mineral City.  Mineral City will be to the Cariboo  District what Rossland is to the Trail  Creek District. -S.ee key plan at any  agents office,  A sample shipment of 60 tons of ore  was sent to the Trail smelter which  assayed $60 in gold to the ton.  The conditions in Mineral City are  the same as in Rossland when it  started.  Like Rossland it is in the middle of the  mines.  WHEN  IN KASLO STOP AT  The Olympic  noons i'i_.tsTKi_t-������ ix ii.ikii fimsn.  m:w iv ������-i;b.msio:ii. .55  STRICTLY FIRST CLASS  EL S. GALLOP, Prop.    FRONT ST., KASLO. B.C.  FOR WINES Hi CIGARS  ADDBESS  5U  California Wine Co.  NELSON  B.C.  House Fainting  Paper Hanging  A.  ENSTEAD,  WARD ST.,  Opposite Steam Laundry  651  To-lkr(lware-Dea!ers,-Irom-W9]'ks,_Triidets,_  Miners, Mill Men, Fanners and Others?.  Having determined to close out our business  in hurilwnre, metals, ai_;ricull ural implements,  etc-.., during thc next few weeks, we now iilfur  our large stock in lots to suit at, prices considerably under cost. Our Roods are all new and the  assortment very lnii;e. and this opportunity lo  stock ii|i under market prices should not be  overlooked.  We have instructed Mr. George Hyrnes. Auctioneer, to close out. our stock at an early date  ut public auction, of which due notice will be  ICivcu.  -  MARVIN __. TILTON.  a (ISii) Wharf Street, .Victoria, U.C  KASLO, B. C,  VICTORIA, B. C  NELSON, B.C.  I'arisian���������Allan Line    Carthaginian���������Allan Line   Labrador���������Dominion Line   Scotsman���������Dominion Line   Lake Winnipeg���������Heaver Line  Ontario���������Heiiver Line ���������  From Montreal.   Tune 111   lune a;   June i'l   '....June 12  .. .... June 1<>   Iuiie___  From Xuw York.  ....June 11   June .3    June HI   JunelS!   ...June III  ...: June J2  ...J unci.  ..Julr  !i  ..June it  JiuicZU  Teutonic���������White Star Line..  Mrittianiu���������White :=tar Line   Berlin���������American Line   St. Louis���������American Line    Campania���������Cunard Line   Aurania���������Cuniinl Line ;   Mongolian���������Allan State Line   State of Nebraska���������Allan State Line.  Friesland���������Ked Star Line           ICinsington���������I ted Star Line    Cabin. $15.3.V), ������������A 870. SSO and upwiinls-.  Intermediate. $110 and upwards.  Steerage. $2ij0 and upwards.  l'asM.'iigers ticketed through to all J������>int- in  Croat Britain or Ireland, and at specially low  rates to all parts of the Kuropi-an continent.  Prepaid iKi-vaitC! arranged from all point-.  Applv  to  OHO.   S.   1-KKI-,   CUM:.   Ticket  Agent."Nelson, or to.     WILLIAM sTiTT.  (jill   General Agent. C.D.K. Oflice-, W iuniiH-���������'.  Apply to the following Agents, Nelson:  .������. A. JOWETT, V  E. APPLEWHAITE & CO.  THE R. J. BEALEY CO, Ltd. Ly, Rossland, General Agents,  Mr, Herbert Cuthbert  Promoter arid Orjjjini/er.  ��������� 01 the SI oca ii l.ukc IJoltl A Silver Milieu,  Ld., and of thc Brill>h Ciiiiiirilaii <ii>l������l llrlil*  Exploration I������<-v,Ii>|iiii<-iiI iiikI Itivriliiieiit  t'������ui|iiiu>-, l.il., and laic (Jenural Weslern  Manager of the Inner Company.  i C'lll  Supply  CAPITALISTS, and   INVESTORS  With Good.  ��������� Gold and Silver Properties, and all Information willi Deference to tne tiohl Fields of D. C.  Nelson. H.C.. May, 1897.    , (RD*)  KOOTENAY   LAKE  SAW HILL  Nelson   Office   and   Yard  FOOT OF HENDRYX STREET.  ! Builders are invited to inspect my  ]     stock of  Rough   and   Dressed  i  I  .      Lumber,   Shingles,  Laths,  Doors, Sash; Mouldings  '! Turned Stock, &c.  ���������ORDERS PROMPTLY   FILLED.  ������i  By whom alone agreements will be given.'c. o. P-icharjaij  iI3 1'HE MINER, NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 1897.  MINING TRANSFERS.  Whore no consideration  is named in transfers  the nominal sum of 21 is to liivunderstnoil.  .������ Isiiii .  June 17���������  Minnie-S Gourlay to J A Forin, \.  Illlike, Inverness���������C A .McKay to J A Mr-lUfi.  Golden Treasure, Cli.-itMiugay Hello. Cheri-  biisco���������K V Mass.-un to .1 K .Miissam.  Calumet.��������� -.' Croteiiu Lo T J'Duiiuaii.  June IS���������  GIiiskow-J II Shirley to Alice Disn")'. ������101).  Ilanhviclc���������T J Ilnrilwick to G A MoAiiiilly,  $11X1.  Clyde-11 -Ilurke to C A McAnally.  Ainsworth, Nelson, Granite, "Monterey���������T J  Lcndrum to S McDonald and 13 T Hnyward, 1.  Hlnncho-W A H Oanioll to W J 11 MeKer-  .niiti, }.  La Uonnnire���������I' Gaulliier lo I' Harrie,.!,   $10.  ���������HC���������WG Miller-in It .1 Turnbull, J, SSXl.  Silver Queen---11.i Turnbiill to I) It Morrison,  A, ___ll I.  Alice, llomance and Condor���������-S l'loll'. K X  .Mitchell and _M Frank to It IINocdham iiiul.l  K liiineaii, piirluurship for development.  Same���������Saint: to same, j.  Iluboy���������K S Davis 1.0.1 11 Cannon. .].S2f>.  June IU���������  Jessie K���������A C ! tec ves to XV V. Lindsay, { $1110.  Maudeen N'o 2, Golden Queen (frac). Golden  Queen No 2, M.iudeen, Maudeen No:t. Hod  Clav, Ohio, .Silver-Hindu No 2, Silver Hlade,  Lady Hnbe! and Lady Kabo No 2��������� J S Bolts', to  .VC.Huywiinl, !.  June '������1���������  Mnl la wa���������G V Scully to the Lode Star G JI  __. I) Co, $l.i0.  McGregor, Minnie. Silver Heights Winnipeg  -J McKvoy to K It Dnlirish. 1-5.  /.o Zo���������SUrisbois to .1 O Cook, V.  Hig M, Iron Queen���������.1 L Marciii to Margaret  I. llugland 3. J il l.rdly J.  Wader, ___. L Movers, Monday Mo"iiing--S L  _Meycrs to Lucky Hoy M & 1) Co..  Morning Staa���������A Coulter to S A ltosander, i,  JJIflO.  Colorado, Hlack Daimond���������J A Mayer to W  X Mack, J.  June 25��������� >  Iron Colt���������E Lind to M A Morehead, i. $2.->.  A Constantine, J C���������It J Baker to .11, Wilson.  Hlack Diamond and Colorado���������M Meyer to  A Chisholm, J. "  American Eagle���������Wm Rutlodge to K C  Hoeekh.  NKW   LOCATIONS.  Nelson.  June 18-  London���������A T Davis, W A Stannard. divide  bet. Sandy and Eagle cks, IV mi fm I'oonnan.  Ontario���������J T Wilson, s of Stewart ek 2 mi w  X __. F S Ry.  Mohawk���������Same, sanin.  liawiagold (frac)���������\ V K Cox, fame.  Consuela���������Same, same.  Jessie Craig���������F A I'urdy, A McLaren, :f ini s  Kootenay riv. extn May (lower.  Gertrude���������J P  Kennedy, n side of e fork J9  ck adj Josie.  June 1U-  Esther���������J Maniev, n slope Quartz ck, 300 ft  fm N SiVS Hy.  Gladstone���������M Horn, s fork li) adj Adie.  ICvening Bell���������G Xeukum, same.  Mascot���������M J Gillis, Beaver mt, adj St Peter.  Allic C���������C A Cottin, same. *   -  Lake View���������T II Ilea, 5 nils Deer Park.  Stanley���������A Matheson, 1 mi s Arrow lake Vs  mi fm McCormioks landing.  Castle���������P W Quinlan, bel 2 branches of c forlc  n fork Salmon riv.  Nellie Mack���������J M Costello, 10 F* Massani, be  Stewart and Otis cks adj Grand View.  Basin���������J R Massain. f 11 Nolan, e fork n  fork Salmon riv adi Clinton.  Hig Six���������P XV Quinlan, et al, same. 0  1 X L���������E II Faulkner, w side Stewart ck I  mi fin Ymir.  Hazel���������J "Vipond, Bear ck, IV mi nO&K ry.  Pride of Kildara���������It McLeod, J \V Stout,  Sheep ck, 1 mi sGalena landing.  Lone Star���������J T Irvine, al Forks of Five mile  creek.  Klkhorn���������J W Carwin, n side of e fork Cottonwood ck, J mi fm N&FS Ry.    -  Junc2:J���������  Pine Grove���������K Harkness, J D McSwcyn w  branch 4!) ck 3mi s Kootenny riv.  Wintrop���������A Peterson. 2 mi up Boulder ok.  Kagle���������VV Steele, Boulder ck 2 mi fm Salmon  riv.   -  Formosa���������II Anderson, same.  :   The Gem���������W G. Carpenter, 1 nii s head Kokanee ck.   -  Independence���������A II Lado, same.  Lanky Jim���������W McDonald etal, 3 mi up Bear  ck.  Bir^l Wood���������II Williams, 3 mi up, Porcupine  creek*  Hlack Jack���������RL Baillie. same.  Rainev Day���������G M McQueen, l'i mi up Whitewater ck. ���������'   _.  Muneie���������L W Bailey. S Gibson, J "Westgate,  2 mi f:n n and s fks Barrett ck.  Marinette���������L W Bailey and S Gibson, same.  Avonton���������XV and A Goodbrand, G Russell, A  mis and i mi up Clear ch.  Sunset���������T Council, Copper nit adj Silver  Cliif.  . North Star���������J Olsen on n side of and 3 mi fin  Salmon riv.  Hangcsund���������G Wilson, same.  Anker���������K Wilson, same.  Umpire���������C Clancy, A McDougal, 11 mi up  Kokanee ck.  White Grouse���������C Ewart, head Kokanee ck.  Anaconda���������F P Martin, head Sheep ck.  Anaconda No 2���������P Smith, same.  ���������    Olympia���������II Holer. L Schussler, 1 mi.s Quartz  ck 3 mi w N & FS ry. ���������   ���������  Maple���������J McKibbin, 4 mi up Rest ck.  Y.o Zo���������^Brisboi^l_nii_������^o������sfork_VViliI Horse  -creek*    '        "-���������   - ">  Colorado���������C Delvcnthal, Vj mi up Barrett ck.  Sehoolcrap���������J M Morgan, A Lcnnay, Bird i-k  J lili fm Kootenay riv.  Dot���������It H Williams.Sproulc ck, ? mi fm C &  IC Ry.  Perlis���������J Haknms. 2 mis Craigtown.  Gold Queen���������J Adams, J L Lynch, s side Hall  ck, o mi fm N & F S ry.  Cold King���������Same, same.  Rover���������Same, 3 mi upe fk Rover ck. - ,.  __i.lt.se. More���������D Booth, It A Winearls, on  summit i mi s Wild-Horse ck.  Hirkonli'cnd���������J Haughcn. bet* Sandy and  Knirle cks; IJ mi s Kootenay riv.  Little Lottie���������R Luxtou, I mi n Deer Park. .  Ida���������Snme, same.  Hull���������J Curran. snnie.  Morning Glory���������1 il I'ark et al. :( mi wFcrn  mine.   - - "���������  ������������������ ��������� .-������������������.��������� ':* '������������������ ���������'". c  ������������������ Frac'ion���������XV C Coppock, '-'J mi n Deer Park.  June 21���������      '*  - Helinont-J   L "Walker, N Hurgcss. :i mi un  Barrett ck. ,. .  Rosalin���������K S Lnsley, head Clear ek.     ������  llorse Shoe���������C K Taylor, 21 mi upSlewartck.  Cumberland���������T W Murray, | mi e Koolenay  opp Slocan Crossing. ' .,  June Hug���������A Clark, l!l ck, -J mi above hydraulic dam.  Moronle-i���������A Zedler, f.) ck adj Homestcak  claim.'  Diamond Jubilee���������.1 Henderson, et al, opp  (irnliiiiiiu ek, I mis Kootenny riv.  Oxford���������J Edgren, A.mi s Barret ck. i mi w  Salinon riv.  .Clieconi��������� M A Higham, 10 mi upJCokanceck;  Kngle���������P Preyerbieh), l mi s Cottonwood  lake. 2 nii w N & F S Ry.  Hysinit���������K Sijiiire, on c side of and 11 mi up  Hidden ck. ���������  Leading���������XV- H Pollard, same.   ,;  Siniire���������F Squire, same.  June 25���������..- ���������- ;    '  Good Hope���������A Brown/i-nl N White, on n side  Kootenay riv, 11 mi fm c: & K Ity bridge.  Iron Colt���������E Lind, n side of and IJ mi up  Stewart ck.  K.-inoy Day���������J dimming and W Gumming,:  near moulhSlocan riv. '   .    -  Highland Light���������H Clothier, j mi s Sheep ck.  Center Star���������T Haid, R T Penrose, J Lough  and E B Dycer, adj Evening Star on Wilson  creek.  Eugene-G G Day. e fk of n fk of Salmon riv.  Gypsy Queen���������EC Hoeekh, Eagle ck.  THE   CLAYTON   CASE-  .lin-.v llls.-iyrecd nml llie IVomaii ���������ll:irge<l  Mllli I'l'iiciii-'lu^ HV.-is IHscliargcil.  JUtliel Cinytoa,charged with procuriug,  was discharged, by.Mr. Justice Walkem  last Thursday after tha jury had disagreed. His lordship took the occasion  to lecture the defendant aud also the two  yoimg girls, Clitrabel Harvey aud Florence Heali-ice Harvey.  It was the first case returned by the  grand jury. Tlie pelit jury sdcc ed to  try it consisted of Frank ISruce, Jeremiah  l.obillard, W. J. Heiring, Stephen White,  11. Nixon, \V. A. Ironside, (*!. Steed, D.  I..'Taylor, C. Hillyer, \V. M. Leach, F.  Irvine a- d George C. Tnuatall.  The crown was represi-uted byDeputy-  Attoriiey-General Smith, and thc defence  by I.I r. Johu Elliott. The testimony of  Florence Harvey, a pretty girl of 18  years, was to the effect that the defendant approached her and her sister oil  January 20 iu n box iu the Vcudume cafe  iu Uosslnnd, and asked the latter if she  was not from California. Her sister replied that she was not, but said something about having another sister iu L-is  Augeles. The defendant theu asked  where the girls lived aud: witness said  that they lived on ''the hill." The defendant then asked them to visit her at  '���������The Lodge,"a house of .ill-repute,  as the girls we;estraugers in towu and  could make lots of money. Witness  knew the character of the'house a. sc'ou  as she hoard the name mentioned.  Under cress examination by Mr.  Elliott, she admitted that she had beeu  iu houses of ill-repute and tbat the constable at Kossland had told her several  times to mend her conduct while on the  streets. She was in the restaurant drinking cocktails and smoking cigaret.es at  the time the defendant had approached  her. She saw no reason why defendaut  should approach her, but was uot  olfended aud had dismissed the matter  from her mind from that time. She  stated that she was living with her  mother and father in Kossland.  The testimony of the sister, Clarabel,  IG years of age and also very attractive,  was substantially the same as the first  witness. Under ero3S examination she  said that her sister had visited a colored  house of ill-repute. She admitted that  her deportment bad been a little o'fl'color.  The defendaut iu her testimony said  lhat tlie girls had told ber tbat they were"  "sporting" women from Sau Francisco,  and believing them of the same stamp as  herself she had invited them to call upon  her. Their dress and actions had confirmed this belief, aud she had only  invited them to-call for the simple purpose of extending her acquaintance.  When the Jury reported that they  could not agree, the court, with the approval of vdeputy-att.orney-general, concluded to dismiss the casp. He told the  defendaot to shut her doors against such  young girls as the Surveys, aud iu future  to do all she ..could to turn tliem from  such a life. To the young girls he said  that they should go home aud bs dutiful  daugb'~-s = to their parents; to speak respectfully of-'them aud avoid the evil  ways which bad characterized their lives  in the ptst.  ;  NINE MONTHS.  MINING  NEWS.  Ilaviif  Uoisgln  will  Serve  Tlinl Time In  .lull for -iKSiiuII.  The case, of David Goggin, accused  with aggravated assault for striking Dan  Murphy over_the_hejid with_a_Epkei?,_was_  ���������fuickly disposed of before Justice Walkem yesterday much to the surprise of  the defendant.  Dan P. Murphy, was the firstwitnesf.  He testified - that he was working at the  Le Koi mine " last December and- was  living iu a cabin with Goggin and two  other meu. On December 22, during an  altercation in the cabin, Goggin struck  him witb a poker, knocking him- insensible.     His   forehead'was badly cut.  The defendant was without counsel  and the court.instructed hini to question  the witness. Goggin said that he was  Iberd to tell the truth, and tbe court remarked that the witness was here for that  pnrpose too.  "He's making a very poor start" said  Goggin.  The court was obliged to join in the  laugh tbat followed. -���������  Goggin on the staud told a story ofthe  row which differed greatly from that of  tbe witness and went to show that the  latter was lhe aggressor. In closing his  remarks the defendant said:  "He (Murphy) was looking for the row  and was not satisfied until he got if -  Verdict of guilty was rendered. Goggin  was sentenced to nine months imprisonment' at biird labor. The time that he  hfis been in jail was not allowed:  Tral 1-Itu.b.s.tii KallMay.  Contractor Winters was' iu the city  during the week. He has completed the  grade of the Trail-Rohson branch pf the  Columbia & Western Ky and i3 awaiting the arrival of the rails which will be  ������;<>������lo<;l,-:i| Survey. '  Dominion  Geologist K. G.-McConnell  will pass most of the summer in  making .  a thorough survey of the Salmon river.! Put  down as quickly as circumstances  will permit. . The roadbed is said to be  one of the finest in British Columbia.  Mr. Charles K.-imos, an old-time  Cariboo mining man, is in tlie city.  An aerial tramway is lo be built from  the Keco miue, in the Slocau, to the railway track at Cody.  The Hall Miues arc-arranging for an  increase of output of ore from the lower  levels of the Silver King mine.  A team of rock drillers from the Cari-  boo-ltntnb'ei' mine took the first prize in  the contest at Saudon ou tbe '22nd .inst.  Messrs. J. A. Gibson and J.Fred Hume  leave in a few days for the White Grouse  district where they have considerable  mining into rests.  Mr. W. A. Carlyle, of the"Provincial  milling bureau, is making an examination of the mines of lioiindary district.  He will visit West Kuotcniiy during the  summer.  Captain Uobert Adams, of Mont real,  who has recently incorporated his extensive miuiug interests in Kootenay with  a large English compauy, i? staying a  few days in Nelson.  The Loudon and British Columbia  Gold Fields has bonded the Aljia group  of fuur claims adjoining the famous  Ymir mine near the Ymir townsite. The  work of development will be commenced  at once.  The Queen of the Hills, a Trout lake  ptopeity adjoining the Silver Cup mine,  is to be extensively developed this summer by a syndicate of Montreal aiid  Scotch capitalists. The work will be  superintended by Mr. Kobert Jamieson,  M." E.  Ilall Mines Smeller.  The uew blast furuace of 200 tons  daily capacity will be completed in about  a week aud will be blown in as soon as it  is ready, With 200 tous of ore coming  down the. tramway daily, together with  the custom ore now beiug received, it is  expected that tbe two furnaces of SHO  tons daily capacity will run without interruption.  district of the Nelson miuing division,  with headquarters at Salmo. He will be  assisted by an eflijient corps consisting of  Messrs. J. II. B.ock, J. McEvoy aud W.  W. Leach.    ."  <;in������ lo llie (.'cncral Hospital.  The directors of tbe above hospital beg  to acknowledge 0with thanks a parcel of  periodicals from Mrs. G. K. KobsoD: a  parcel of cast-off clothes from Mr. JL F.  LangtoD; two gallons of brandy from  Messrs If. J. Evans &Co., and S9.6-*from  collecting boxes.  -Shipment of Copper and Made.  The first shipment of blister copper  an matte- to S.wausea, England, amounting to 100 tons, was ib.ide yesterday by  the Hall Mines. The product is billed  to go'via Montreal.  W. Starmer   Smith   of   Victoria   has  opened a paint shop on Stanley street la  tbis city.    Mr. Smith comes to kelson  with many recommendations as   to bfts  | workmanship and integrity.  International Miptioi  MMn Co., Ii  Steamers "International" and "AI-  c    berta" on Kootenay Lake  and River. _,  Timo Card in oflV'ct, May Kith, 1.SD7.    Subject  to change without notice.  Five Mile I'oint connection with nil passenger  trains of IsT. & l<". S. It. It. I o and from  Northport. Rossland nnd  Spokane.  Ticket sold and baggage checked to U. S. points  Leave Kaslo for Xelson nnd way points, daily  except Sundays, o.ljU n. in.   Arrive Nortliport  12:15 p. in.; Kossland .'!:!() p. in.;  Spokane (i p. m.  Leave Nelson for Kaslo and way points, dnily  except Sundays, _i:00 p. m.    Leaving Spokane S  a. in; Ko������sla"ntl 10:.'i0 a.'iu.; Northport 1:50 p. in.  New Sei-vice on Kootenay lake.  Leave Nelson for Kaslo, etc., Tues., A Veil.,  Tl.ur.s., Fri., Sat., _::i0a: in. -Arrive Kaslo 12:._0  p. in." Leave Kaslo for Nelson, etc., _Mon.,  Tues., AVcd.. Thurs., Kri., 5:00 p. m. Arrive  Nelson 0.00 p. in.  Bonner's Ferry and Kootenay River Service.  Leave Kaslo. Saturday       11:00 p. m.  Arrive Houndary. Sunday  7:00 a. m.  Arrive Honner's Ferry, Sunday 11:S0 a. in.  Leave Honner's Ferry, Sunday 1:00 p. in.  Arrive Houndary. Sunday , 5:00 p. in.  Arrive Kaslo, Sunday ..."..' 10:00 p. in.  Close connection at Bonner's Ferry with  trains Kast. hound, leaving Spokane 7:10 a. in.  and West bound, arriving Spokane 7:00 p. in.  Kaslo, ������. C, loth May, 1SJI7.  31 GEO. ALKXANDKIt  Gen'l Jlgr.  6   PASSENGER   ft  VL������������������ ���������-TRAINS -���������'^~^ ~JKJ-  EACII   DAV   BETWEEN  Trail and Rossland  ON TIIK  COLUMBIA & WESTERN RY.  ltunmade in one hour.  No. (i leaves ltosslaml'at 7 a. ni.   Connects in  the morning with steamer at Trail.  No.:' loaves Trail at 8:15 a.-- tn.   Connects at  Kossland with Ked Montaln train for Spokane. " '*  No. 2 leaves Uosslnnd at. 1:00 p. in.   Conncts  .with C. I'. lCmain lino steamers for thc  o  north at Trail. .<  No. I leaves Trail nt 2.-.10 p, in.   Connects .with  ������ C. I'. K.'"iiii.iii line steamer.- from lhe north  al Trail.              ���������   J  Ko. 1 leaves Uosslnnd at 1:20 p. in.- Connects  with Ked Mountain train from Spokane at  Hossland.  No. 5 leaves Trail at Tula p. in.   Connects with  .  steamer Lytton at Trail.  General Ollice.-.:   "     -   V. I\ GUTEL1 US,  Trail 13. C. General Supt,  MORTHERN  IN     PACIFIC RY.  THE FAST LINE  SUPERIOR SERVICE  THROUGH    TICKETS  TO  all points in the    ..  United States and Canada  Dii-Ecr Connection with the  Spokane Falls and Northern Ry.  J SPOKANE TRAINS  No. 1 West,.. . .depai-t 8:25 p. in.  No. 2 East,.:.. -     "         7:00 a. ni.  Tickets to J.-ipan  and  China via. Tacoma and Northern Pacific '  S. S. Company.  "For information, time cards, maps  and tickets apply to ajrents-of the S. F.  ic N. and its connections, or  F. I). GIBBS,  General Asrent.  SFOKAXK, AVASH.  -Oil-.  A. I������. CHAKLTO-V,  Asst. Gmii. Pass. Airent.  No. 255 Morrison St., Corner of Third  I'ortlnnd, Orcjrini.  iir Write for now map of the Kootenay country. 531  VICTORIA,  B. C.  LONDON; England.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.  Wholesale : Merchants,: Shippers: and : Importers  DEALERS IN"  LIQUORS  CIGARS  DRY GOODS  ���������   CEMENT  Pabst Milwaukee Beer  Kootenay BrancJi, Nelson, H ,0.  TENTS  ORE BAGS  DRILL STEEL  DRAIN PIPE  BLANKETS  CARPETS  RUBBER BOOTS  FIRE CLAY  Flour and Feed  The Fastest Time on Record!  We have just received from Hamilton, via C. P. R., a car-load of Mixed Hardware, comprising-  Shelf and Builder's Hardware of every description, Steel, Anvils, Bellows, Picks, Shovels, Axes,.and  everything' in the way of Miners' Supplies and Prospectors' Outfits. Just twelve days from the date  of shipment, and still there are people in Kootenay who are mean enough to refer to this,enterprising-  corporation as a "giant monopoly," selfish, soulless, and carrying nothing for the convenience of  its patrons.  We have also just to hand a car load of Ogilvie s Hungarian Flour and a large consignment of  Brackinan & Ker's Rolled Oats and Meals, and a car load of Groceries by thc Great Northern-Railway's fast freight, only six days from Victoria! This is why our stock is so fresh and clean. Call  and see us and get prices.     Mail orders promptly attended to.     Free deliver)- to any part of thc city.  BRICK BLOCK,  Cor. Baker and Josephine Sts.  01!)  JNO. A. TURNER & CO.  The Fern Gold Mining and Milling Co.  LIMITED LIABILITY  CAPITAL, $200,000; In 800,000 Shares of 25c. each.  VANCOUVER. B. C.  I-'. C. IXNI-.S, I'resiilont iiml MiiiiatfiiiK Director.   O. S. liIClIAl.PS. Director.  ROUT. G. TATI-.OW.  Vice l-'rosklo'iit.  C. ... lll-NNI-TT.Sooreliit-y.  HEAD  OP PICE.  0    DIRECTORS:  THE FERN is a well developed Mine, with enough ore now in sight to supply a io-stamp mill  for two years.  The value of this ore has heen ascertained by milling and smelting quantities in a practical manner and  it runs from $io.oo to $300. per ton. ' '  Five tons, taken from an open cut on the surface and milled at the Poorman mill near Nelson, o-.-ive a  return of $61.00 per ton in free gold,'and showed a value of S50.00 per ton in concentrates, making a*total  value of $111.00 per ton. ��������� ' &  ..The tunnel at main level, which is in 400 feet on ledge, cut this same rich ore at a depth of about 160  feet below the surface, and now shows continuous rich ore for one hundred feet, which runs from $-2.00 to  over $300.00 per ton. ������  The Mine is proven to a depth of over 225 feet.  The profit on ore now in sight should be sufficient to pay twice the capital of the company.  . 300,000 shares of the stock have been  subscribed for by an underwriting syndicate, which guarantees  all the-cash required by,the company, and arrangements  are now being  made to  equip thc Minc^with a 10  stamp mill, which it is hoped will be in running- order in August.- "  ������������������:���������������������������'��������� Only 100,000*shares will be offered to the  public at par,  and  a large   number   ol" these  have   already  been applied for.  Thc Prospectus contains full information, and will be furnished on application to thc brokers.  "  EEOKEES:  GEO. W. HAMILTON  & SON,  24 Sacramento St., Hontreal, P. Q.  F. C. * INNES,  Vancouver, B, C.  (146.  CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY  ^.isrr) soo .pacific i_i3ste.  -*  *  Ys.l  The most direct route to  All Points in Canada  United States and Europe.-  .  DAILY   SERVICE  Purchase through tickets and have your baggage checked to your destination without, change.  THE ONLY LINE-  '     ' Operating Tourist  Ciu-s to Toronto,  Montreal  - and Boston without change.   ; Also- Th rough  Tourist Cars to Sfc/Paul daily./  Magnificent Sleepers and Dining Cars on all Trains  -Trains leave Nelson daily for thc North except Sundays' and for the  South daily except Mondays. Call on nearest agent and procure an Annotated Guide, which gives full information.  For Tickets nnd full particulars 'as to rate?, time, etc., apply  to nearest C. P It  nsrent or to GEO. S. BEE It, Ticket Agent, Nelsou.       .  11-M.McGREUOl.. -    E.J. COTLE,  TriivclinK Pass. Agl.. iVeUon. Dist. Pa^a. Agt. Vancouvrr  COOL REFRESHING drink  *-''*������������������' >< X~J    n -A-NELSON  SODA  WATER   FACTORY-V  All kinds of Carbonated Waters.                         Orders delivered promptly.  ������29 "---���������'  f?_   O.-  BOX   88  ,,   ���������  Going East?  If you are  Do not Forget  Tte Iiportait Points  FIRST���������Go 'da St. Paul because the  lines to that point '"ill afford you the  best service.  SECOND���������See that the coupon bevond  St. Paul.reads via the Wisconsin Centra]  because that line makes the closest connections with all the trans-continental  linesetering the Ud.od depot there, Bnd  its service is first-class in every particular i 7:lo a. m  O.R.&N.  Shortest and Quickest  Route to  Coeur'd Alene inines, Palouse, Lewis-  ton, Walla Walla, Baker City Klines,  Portland, San Francisco. Cripple Creek  gold niines and all points East and  South. Only line East via Salt Lake  aud Denver. Steamer tickets to Europe and other foreign countries.  Lkavk  7:1") p. 111.  I    Daily  THTRD���������For information, call on your i  neighbor and friend, the nearest ticket  agent, and ask for a ticket via the "Wisconsin Central lines, or address I  Daily  SI'OKA.VK TIME SCJTEDULE  1" AST AIaii.���������.Valla Walla  Portland. San Francisco  Uaker City and the east.  -Local Mail ��������� Coeur' d'  AIcncsvFarminKtori; Gar-  lield, Uolfax.Pullinan'nnd-  .Moscow.  A1.HIVE  7:15 a. m.  Daily  G:l.> d. in.  Diiily  Jas. C. Poxd,  Gen. Pas. Agt.  .Milwaukee.  Wisconsin.  or Geo. S. Batty.  General A^ent,  ���������216 Stark St..  (������i0l Portland, Or.  For through tickets and further information  apply at O. R & X. Co.'s nfiicr.  i'M Kiverside SLvenue,   I 18 Columbia avenue  Spokane. Wash.     |       norland. Ii. C. '  J. Camphell, I       Ii:_\I. Ai)\\i������  General A^ent.        ! Tra v. F. and P. A cent  -     W. H. Huiu bl-rt. General Pass. Agent. "^  M>I - Portland, Oregon.  THE   SUllVEYOR'S   CHAIN   MADE  THE SHORTEST  IT  TRANSCONTINENTAL     ROUTE.  II Is llie Most MiHlcrn in Equipment.  H is the Heaviest Hailed Hue.  It lias a ICock llallast Rnailli������-<l.  II t'rosses Xo Sainl Oessrrts.  It Is tlie Only Line  itunnliiK   luxurious  t'luli  Kooiii Cars.  It In .Vuleil for tlie Courtesy of Its Employe*.  It Is the Only Line Serving .Meals  on the  a lit Carle  I'lun.  THROUGH    THE  GRANDEST      SCENERY  _ IN AMERICA BV  Attractive Tours during Senson of  Navigation on Great Lakes via Duluth iu  connection with Magnificent Passenger  Steamers Northwest and Northland.  For mavis, tickets and complete infoiination  cull on or address Agents, Iv. & S. lly., C. & K.  S. Nav. Co., N. & F. S. lly., or  ���������.<:. Itl.VO.V, .-cucr:il Agent.  Spokane, Wash.  F. I.   .VIIIT.M_Y, V.. V. Jt T. A.,  3.51 SI. 1'nul. .Minn.  Spokane Fails <&  Northern R'y.  Nelson  &  Fort  Sheppard R'y.  Red Mountain R'y.  The only all rail route without.change  of cars between Nelson and Eossland and  Spokane and. Kossland.  (Daily Escept Sunday)  Leave 8.10 a.m. NELSON Arrive 6.00 p.m,  "  .10:00 "   EOSSL'D    "    3:40   "  "   8 00 a-m. SPOKANE   "    6.00 pjn,.  Passengers for Kettle River and Bound--  ary Creek, connect at Marcus with Stag,*  Daily.

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