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 Price FivlV^ents  Whole Numbek 377  [FOR TBE CENTER STIR.  t  THE   INJUNCTION   AGAINST  THE  IRON MASK IS CONTINUED.  Mr.  JuHtlce  Walkem Uumlcil Down III*  Decision La������t Wctlncmlny.���������The  Judgment In Full.  'j.  dedderthaTtheToBtslBtateson affidavit that ho drew up tlie  decided unu ,    ' ordeHn queBtion hurriedly; and he disa-  In  Mr. Justice Walkem last Wednesday  in the presence of counsel handed down  his decision in the famous case ofthe  Center Star vs. the Iron Mask at Boss-  land.   He extended the injunction issued  by   Judge Forin   restraining the  Iron  . Musk   from further   sinking upon the  tunnel ot the Center Star compauy.   He  also relieved the Center Star company  from the. undertaking iu Judge Forin's  order to the effect that they would not  proceed further in their own ground or  in defendants ground.   Justice Walkem  in making the order for the continuance  of the injunction   "   "*  *"   '"--������������������-������������  , should abide the e$ent of the action  his decision he quoted Judge Holden to  the effect that an apex  meant what the  statistics described it to be; namely a top  of a ledge aud not  its highest point, or  so to  speak, not its mathematical pinnacle.      Mr.   Bodwell   moved   for. the  appointment of ii day when the full court  could hear this appeal from his judgment  Atter  somo   discussion the order   was  made, fixing November 22 as the day.  The judgment in full is as follows:  The solution of tbe issue between the  parties to this action depends upon the  construction to be placed upon Sections  31 and 32 ot our Mineral Act of 1881,'  which,are as follows:  31. The''holder or owner of a mineral claim  shall have thc exclusive right to, and possession of, all the surface within the lines ot his  location,: andf of all veins or lodes, '"������������������������'"������������������������������  their entire depth, thc top   orap...  * ��������� h surface lines extended down-  restraining the Iron Mask company from  trespassing iu the plaintiffs' tunnel,which  runs horizontally through the dip of their  northerly vein, and   which  vein  is  described in the affidavits as vein No. 2,  whose apex is in their ground.     In   the  order made by the learned  judge,   it is  stated that the plaintiffs undertook to do |  no further work in any of their "tunnels  or workings" within   the  boundaries  of  the Iron Mask location uutil that order  should be dissolved or otherwise disposed  of.   On tbe motion before me I held that  order as it stood estopped the plaintiffs  from further  sinking a shaft,   which  is  designated on the plans as shaft- No. 3. as  it was included in the word "workings.,'  "this shatt,according to Mr. Durnnt's afli-  davit.hns been sunk to a depth of 198 feet  ���������in ore ell that distance���������the ore being  the dip of the plaintiff's vein No .2,which  as I have said runs iuto the  Iron Mask.  Both he and Mr. Joyce state that the shaft  is not intended to be need  for  hoisting  purposes, but the  defendants  have  no  right whatever to object to it ou that account as the shaft is in ore which by law,  belongs to the plaintiffs.  Mr. Daly, counsel  for  the   plaintiffs  TWO VITAL  HON. MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR  EXPRESSES HIS CONVICTIONS.  IIR. SIFTON  llrllisli    Columbia   BtprwtcntaUon  Treatment or low tirade Ore������ *���������***  be Considered.  aud  NELSON 01TIZEN3 ENTERTAIN THE  MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR.  The Dlstln������ulH*e* Visitor Speaks at LenKlh  Begardlng the Want* of Kootenay  and British Columbiu.  Hon  day afternoon  Clifford Sifton was Been Wednes-  ���������������.; u.^rnoon by a reporter for The  Mineh and in reply to a query regarding  British Columbia representation said:  "The representation will be altered  after a while. The representation in the  Commons tor Ontario and Quebec is one  for every 22.000 inhabitants and this  might be a fair average, here. At the  present time I do not suppose yoii have  over 25,000 population and that should  entitle you to one representative in tbe  House of Commons and it might be fair  that one of the supernnmeries representing Victoria be taken from that city to  Kootenay.   So far as the  what they intended to do andjwhat he  hnd learned had impressed hiin greatly. Nelson, he understood, was a desirable place to live and if it, was his  lot to be relieved from public life he  did not know but that lie might be  tempted to coinq here and reside.  The toast "The bar, its uses and,  abuses" was responded to by E. V.  Bodwell and W. A. Macdonald. "Tha I  Legislature" was responded to by J.  Fred Hume. Dr. Arthur and Dr.  Forin spoke on on the medical profession and Hector McRea and J. Roderick Robinson responded to the toast  "The Mines." Rev. Robert Frew acquitted himself well in his response to  the totist "The Ladies.', Messrs. Holfc  and Ringstoul responded to the  "The Bankers."  Mr. Bostock took  occasion   to  SETlocal Ml  EVENTS   OF   INTEREST   IN  AROUND NELSON.  AND  Brief  Mention    of    Happenings  BiHlrlct During Ihe P������������t  Seven Days.  In   Ihe  Holfc  toast  con-  effi-  On Wednesday evening November  10 a complimentaiy banquet was tendered to Hon. Clifford Sifton, Minister  ot* the Interior, by the citizens of Nelson at the Phair hotel.   It was a most  enjoyable and successful affair, devoid      ^   of all political   significance   and   con-  gratulate Mayor Houston for his  trolled wholly by friendship and good  cient work and successful management  will.   Mayor Houston acted as'chair-   in affairs  municipal.     He   remarked  man and toustmaster and the seats of  particularly the  thoroughly  business  "       *r-   a:f*-  manner   in   which   the   mayor    had  floated the city bonds at a good figure.  Mayor Houston closed the speechmak-  ing by paying his respects to the guests  -* +1.r. <.,.������nin(r and exnrcssing the sat-  bonor were occupied by Hon. Mr. Sit*  ton and Hewitt Bostock.    While the  responses to the  toasts  were  bright  and full of humor,   the   interest   cen-  of the evening and esprcssu  make. way for  work in the shaft, as such a  would virtually mean the stoppage of  further development in the plaintiffs'vein  No. 2. He, therefore, desires to be'under-  stood as not consenting now to any such  undertaking, and I certainly, under the  circumstances,have no right to require it.  He made this statement as his notice of  motion is, in terms, to me  junction granted by judg  tcred in the utterances of the guest of , ���������. ^ -- ~f:���������             d Nelson citizens  the evening.   The menu was excellent | ist.xction oi mm .  i +i^  see British Columbia have a representative ns it would take a heavy load off my  she ulderB. The political situation in the  east is very smooth and the governmeut  has every reason to be satisfied with the  political aspect of affairs at present. "...  "I have just come down here for the  tending its time limit until the hearing of  xion of, all tne nuikdi.,.,. _ ....  location, and- of all veins or lodes, throughout  their entire depth, thc top or apex of which  lies inside of such surface lines extended downward vertically, although such veins or lodes  <i<av so far depart from' a perpciuHculnr   in  lies inside of sue'  "  vertically  so far dey  their course downwar  their course uunum.,^ ..-  j  the vertical sido lines of such surface location;  hut liis right of possession to such outside parts  of such veins or lodes shall bo confined to such  portions thereof ns lie betweeii vertical planes  drawn downwards, as above described tlirouije  the end lines of liis i location so continued iu  their own direction that such planes will intersect such exterior parts ot such veins or lodes;  and notliin^ in this section shall authorize the  locator or possessor of a vein or lode which  extends in its, downward course beyond tho  this action.  Counsel for the Iron Mask com pany hns  strenuously opposed a continuation of the  injunction, as well as Mr. Daly's application that the plaintiffs should be allowed  to continue the sinking ot shaft No.' 4,  Affidavits, on both sides, were read with  respect to au alleged infraction by the  plaintiffs of judge Forin's order,innsmuch  may so far depart irom' a perpcnciuuiiu    ... ��������� r    " '" 'w"*<������'ds as.to extend outside | M they ba(j ^min^a to sink tbe   shatt.  vertical lines of his claim to enter upon the  surface of a claim owned or possessed by  iinothnr. Provided, always, tlmt a. prior location on tlie dip of a vein or lode shall havo  priority .over a subsequent location on tlie  vein or lode, though such subsequent  location on tlie  r mm--, .,..������..���������.. such subsequent  be upon' the apex of the vein or  lode.  And it is hereby expressly declared that a  location laid crosswise of a vein or lode so that  saine  location .may  Klcrosswisuui ��������������� ...... ���������   its center lino crosses the same instead of foi  lowing thc courso thereof, will secure only so  much of the vein or lodo ns it actually crosses  at tho surface, and the side lines of tlie location  will become the end lines thereof, for the purpose of defining the right of the owners. A  location shall be deemed to havo beon laid  crosswise when the smallest angle made by the  center line falling on tho general course of the  vein or lodo is greater than 45 degrees.  :?������'Where two or more veins or lodes intersect or cross each other on their downward dip,  Iiriority of.title shall govern, and the prior  ocation shall be entitled to all ore or mineral  -contained t.within_tluKspace of intersection  ��������� that the subsequent-ioca-  but I am satisfied that there wns no intention on their part to disobey   the  order,  and that the work they   did arose from  the mistake in its terms, which   :  plained iu Mr. Daly's affidavit.  With respect to the maiu question, the  evidence is wholly one Bided, for the only.1  affidavits before me are those put  in   on  behalf of the plaintiffs by   Mr.   Durant,  their superintendent and Mr. Joyce,their  foreman.   Mr. Duraut testifies to the accuracy of several plans showing, as they  do, the relative position   of  the  Center  Star, Iron Mask, War Eagle, and Idaho  locations, and also the positions  of  the  plaiotiffs shaft No. 8 and their vein No.2,  ' -*��������� Ji������^ J., o ../trill*  of what is going on; how tar the various  camps have been developed and what is  needed to further develop tbeni.   I have  a great many representations to make tc  to the government in regard to tbis district.   It it is frequently" very difficult to  understand conflicting views when one  has not  been  here personally and seen  for himself.   I do not profess to he iu a  position to express a positive   opinion  upon what is wanted but there are two  questions which must be taken up and  they practically resolve themselves into  --   .one question.   This question is the suc-  ex-1 cesstul treatment ot the lower grade ores  and tbe establishment ot smelting and  refining industries in British Columbia. 1  The establishment ot smelting and refining   industry is a large question   and  involves n great many considerations. As  I understand it, one of the important  considerations is- the manufacture of bi-  products resulting from tbe industry but  no doubt this will all come ia good time'.  As far as I can see, however, Kootenay  district has uo reason to complain of its  progress being two slow.-    I think the  ad-  he  the vein iu dispute, and its dip in a north-  progress has been us fast as could reason-  erly direction at an angle ot about 35������ iuto  ably be expected."  ~ x��������� M������ai, ormind.    He  also states     "Can you suggest how these smelting  Provided, however,  ITOVlUCU,    1IV.V..���������,     .  tion shall have thu right ot way through the  said'space'of intersection for the purpose of  thc convenient working of thc said subsequent  location; and, provided, also, that where two  or "more veins or lodes unite, on their downward dip/ the oldest or prior location shall  , t_ take tho vein or lode below the point of union.  the  including all the space of intersection  It will be observed that the latter part  of Section 31 provides that where the  centre line of a mineral claim crosses a  vein, or as the legislature expresses it "is  laid crosswise of a vein," the owner shall  only be entitled to so much ot tho vein as  the line crosses at the surface, and that,  in such an event, the side lines of the  claim' shall become its end lines���������a very  radical change, inasmuch as it deprives  the owner of .extra lateral right which he  would otherwise, have been entitled to.  The section theu proceeds, in effect, to  define a "crosswise location" as one whose  smallest angle made by the intersection  of the center location line with the trend  or "strike" of a vein is greater than 45������.  , This "smallest angle" cf intersection, tor  there is such nn intersection in the plaintiff's vein, which is the one in dispute  and which dips   into the Iron Mask, is  '-   shown ou two ot the plans that are sworn  to as being accurate, (is being 30 27. For  instance, the bearing ot the Center Star  company's location 'line is N. 51 39' E.  . . and the "strike" of.their vein if N.32������06E.  The difference between the two isj obviously, 32������27', which ia, of course, lees  than tha statutory angle of 45������.. The contention,   therefore,   ot the defendants'  counsel that the plaintiff's location line is  with respect to the vein in dispute, a  ���������'crosswise location" falls to the ground.  As I construe Section 31, the apex of a  mineral vein is a statutory and not a  mathematical apex or pinnacle, but is the  at any place along its pro  the Iron Mask ground.    He  tbat he has traced this 'vein   from  easterly line of  tbe  Center   Star   claim  ttlong.itsjsujrtacejintil^it enters the "War  Eagle location, and-that no"~pgrtP"of ~ its  apex lies within the   boundaries, of   the  Iron Mask.  Moreover, iu paragraph 9 of his affidavit, he states that the mouth of the .tunnel, above referred to, is in the plaintiffs'  ground, and that its course, for a considerable distance, is within the surface  boundaries of the Iron Mask location but  through a body of ore that forms part of  the dip of the plaintiffs, veiu No. 2. Mr.  Bodwell has referred me to an American  decision, to the effect that the plaintiffs^  for instance, have been, in view of common law doctrines,  trespassers from the  re8u\t iu  moment they encroached upon the  Iron  t0 them."  aud refining industries should be established?" was asked.  "It can only be handled by a careful  ^tudy~6f~=the~question,!���������was-the reply.  "Itis a much more difficult subject than  thc people have any idea of. In regard  to the Canadian Pacific railway constructing smelters along its route, I have only  heard of it in a general way and it goes  without saying that every body would be  pleased to have, it done.   While I was ou  the coast I heard little or nothing except  measures nnd matters pertaining to the ,  .  Kloudike   outfitting   trade.     It   over-1 tection it affords them  shadows everything else. , Ot course it is  a matter of very great   importance   to  Vancouver and Victoria and is likely to"  a large and profitable cash trade  and the service perfect and it was 2 a. I  m. before the feast concluded.  The national hymn "God Save the  Queen" was followed by the toasts  "The Queen" and "The Governor General". Mr. Bostock was then called  upon and responded in his usual brilliant manner. During the course of  his remarks he said that he was glad  to welcome thc Minister of the Interior in the Kootenay as it' seemed that  the government began to see what was  wanted in British Columbia.  Hon. Mr. Sifton was the next speaker and said that while ho was closely  associated with the workings ''of   this  country,   his  territory  ranged   from  Rat Portage to the Pacific coast,which  made it a difficult matter to be thoroughly informed on all matters.    He  was often saved complications by  mitting   the  lack   of   knowledge  should have.    Of  late  he  had   been  more and more interested in   the  do-  ings of  the  Kootenay   country   and  more and move   pleasantly  surprised  with tlie progress made.   From obser-  vatjon.he was sure that even   greater  strides'" would be made, in .the next o  or 6 years.   Ho spoke at length in regard to the routes to   the "Klondyke,  having in a large measure  made   personal investigations.   His description  of the different passes was thorough.  The  Stickeen   pass  was  one   which  would make an all Canadian route and  was the one that seemed most feasible.  He gathered  much of his information  fiom Ogilvie's reports.   He   spoke   of  the probable large influx of people into  that country next year.   At the present time about 95 per   cent   of   those  who had gone there   were foreigners  and many  would   prefer  purchasing  Jtheir supplies from Americans instead  of Canadians.   WhihritliacVbeehhar  to establish customs officers there  the collection of duties,   much   better  success was met with  than   had been  anticipated." The greater class of people who have gone   there   are  abiding and respectable class,  prefer to find law and   order  j spect it themselves and desire the pro-  at thc visit of the gentlemen and the  pleasure it had given theni to meet  and confer.  The guests present were; Hector  McRae, John Hirsch, Geo. Johnstone,  G. H. Ferguson, F. Swannell, G. V.  Holt, A. It. Sherwood, J. b R. Robertson, G. R. Robson, E. C. Senkler, II.  R. Cameron, W.A. McDonald, A. M.  Johnson, Fred Irvine, Frank Fletcher,  Chas.'Hillyer, J. J. -Malone, Dr. Forin,  I Dr. LaBau,   W.   C." McLean,  A.   E.  HodginE, E. A. Crease, Hooper,  Rev. G. II, Morden, T. G. Proctor, M.  Des Brisay, Winters.A. II. Fischer, J. P. Geddes, Rev. Robert Frew,  VV. J. Wilson, A. G.'Shaw, G. Pettin-  gill, J. Fred Hume, John Houston  A. Renwick, J. A. Gibson,   J.   Rintoul, A. J. Marks, Dr. Arthur,  G. M. Sproat, Thomas Madden, Jacob  Dover, E. V. Bodwell, R. Hcdley, A. J.  Magurn.J. A. J. McKenna,F. Tamblyn  R.  Eliott,  A GRAVEYARD WANTED.  Dluyor  Houston Authorized to  Vnicliune  One���������Council Doings.  At the meeting "ot the citV council last I ,  .    .     ,.      c.  ���������kt    1        11 u    " ���������        t        trip.to the   &t  Mouday all members were- preseut ex-' - j  cept Aldermen Dow and Gilker.  A letter was received from 'Christie &  Amiable quoting rates for insurance on  the lockup aud tire hall.  authorized to correE-  &   Kootenay  a  law  They  md   re-  The mayor was  pond with, the Columbia  Railway company for  the purpose of securing enough land south ot the city tor  cemetary purposes.   The, present come-  tary is crowded  aud some of the graves  are in the liue ot   the   newly surveyed  roadway.   As soon as, new ground can  be   secured   the graves in  the present  cemetary will be removed.  The city engineer wns in3trn3*ed to rc-  d-lport-on-the-condition-oL.the_ilaiue.Md_  for  reservoir of the water works with  a view  of taking them over from the contractors.  Adjourned until "Wednesday at 3 p. m.  WEDNESDAYS MEETING.  At the"meeting of the council on Wed-  n communication was  G. O. Buchanan of Knslo is in thc city.  Leander Shaw of Ainsworth   is   registered at the '.Phair.  Hector McRae, registering from  Ottawa, is at the Phair.  William Green was fined $10 for assaulting William J. Herring.  A. G. Lowe and family, from'Spo-  kanc, have.arrived in Nelson and will  reside here permanently.  Magistrate Crease this week fined  seven Chinamen. $2.50 and costs for  violating the health by-law.  MrJJustice Walkem was up and able  to attend to his bushiest! last Tuesday  after an illness of about ten days.  The Thanksgiving proclamation appears in the last issue of the ���������. B. C.  Gazette. Thursday, November 25 is  the day set aside.  Mrs. Grant, wife of W. II. Grant,  died from the effects of heart disease  last Monday morning. The"interment  took place on Tuesday.  S. It. Mackenzie, of Crow's Nest  Lake, C.P.R. auditor for the Crow's  Nest construction was in the city on  I business during the week.  The Nelson Brass Band - and Orchestra will give a dance in the Fire  Hall on Wednesday evening, November 17.   Everybody invited.  On Thursday afternoon Rev. George  U. Morden performed  ceremony for   Charles  Miss Rachael Dawson, both of Nelson.  The Slocan river branch of the C. P  R. is within a very short distance  Slocan  City  and it is expected that  trains will bo   running over it next  week. ���������'.''.-.'      j  - Oswald SHViiiij'-bne-refcui-uod-'-f ron������~n.  Mary's   country  says that there is about two  snow   on   tho   devide.      Ho  Crawford Bay and E  perties looking up nicely.  The C. P. lt. Telegraph company has  completed its line from New Denver  to Nelson via Sloean City. This line  not only increases the capacity ot the  Kootenay systems but gives an alter-  to tho main line via Rev-  the . marriage  Hcnsen   and  of  md  feet of  reports  tsL side lake pro-  naling wire  elstokc.  Tho. first snow in 1895 fell on the Oth  November. In 1896 the same day saw  the first of the unwelcome visitor.  This year it was a oay later. OrijBim-  last, the 7th, a- few Hakes came  round _about-l��������� p. m.-~ hut-it^  clay  The  bluster  iVmeri-  it-  allcd  flurrying     was not until thc early morning ofthe  8th that the regular, fall began.  Services will be held in  the   Methodist church next Sabbath at thc usual  hours.   The formal   opening   of   tbe  however, will not take place  November 21,   and  ; church,  until Sunday,  will  nesday  afternoon  received from the city board of plumb-  in������ examiners recommeuding the iinme- ^  date eZrcement of the.phmibing by- be in,sit,ed over by Rev. John Itoi-on.  Jw   and that the city engineer be  ap- R k.,.of Kamloops.   The ad.es,o^ tl������  pointed plumbing.inspector pro tern.      - church will give an entertainment^.!  An  application was received from the j thc ch,u.eh on  ing statements in some of the  can papers that the miners  would  tempt to show light if they were c   upon to pay duty,-had   not-been sub-  Kootenay Gas Light and Power compauy.   %;eini)(.,.  stantiated by facts.    After the miners   ���������������^'"������������'~-hian in tbe citv-     Referred to  Monday evening,  No-  ���������>���������>  Mask ground. I fully assent to this; but  all that the decision virtually means is  that a court should not overlook the rule  that statutory provisions, such, for instance, as section 31 and 32, which are in  derogation ot the common law, should be  construed strictly. But thc legislature  has settled this point, unequivocally, by  giving, in effect, the ore of vein No, 2 as  had got over the   pass   to   1/  gish where the curtom house  Hewitt Bostock   in   speaking to  tai)li(.lu>(l ulosl 0f the light   bad   been  MB.  HOSTOCK'S VIEWS.  tke  Tal-  was es-  Mr.  The Miner representative said  "Nothing has beeu done in regard to  redistribution and probably will not he  unless a member is taken uway from  Victoria. Iu regard to the province I  think there should be a larger represen-  | tation hased on the improvements aud  for a franchise iu the city  the public works committee.  Tenders tor the grading ot the road on  Latimer  street   were opened hut after | Vein  <>r  Borne discussion it was decided to do the  work by. day labor."  to   tho amouut of S618.97 were  A STRIKE AT YMIR.  ill      ������!������������  Bills  taken ont of thein and they were quite  willing to abide by the laws and those  ...hnii-ul been sent to enforce theni.      .    _ ,      ,      ��������� 1  pointed out that the Klondyke nxute       lhe city bdj ^  I���������ent was injuring this country^ J Io , ^���������. ^������^   W ���������n  the  dips into the Iron Mask to the plaintiffs | importaDce of the country but whether  as their property. There is, therefore, n i tbe lieutenant-governor will give a redis-  room for contention about it, that- is  tn I. .,   LS. f ia nnnther matter.    I  tribution or not is another matter,  thing the people  of   this   part  of  the  disagreed with them and believed  the contrary that it was helping instead of injuring it. The mere advertisement of Klondyke would attract  in'd money to this   country   and  men  and  sav on the evidence before me. , ^.u���������  ._-  .    . .  ,        .,���������.. -~ ,    .    .  ' MV attention was called by Mr. Bodwell country are pretty well prepared for ������  those who went to the Klondyke  *o nLcraph 14 of Mr. Durant's affidavit  chaDge in provincial politics as there is a   d.diiofc ;nvesfc(   wlld   cettainly   see  b'eadworks  on thc reservoir  ttlcli   t.nleiiu    >'<>������������������ nil  ; lluiKlie Mini'.  Mr. J. B. Dabney of the Dundee Gold  Mining company nt Ymir statcH tbat nn  important strike was made last Saturday  ���������U a depth of 210  foot  that is beiug sunk  vr:is made.   The  feet and the shaft  the progress of  on the Dundee.  in the incline shaft  on  thc vein, the stiiko  J.  A.  and Hume and 82,798.25 due  wiath of the veiu is 15  '   is six feet wide.    During  on the shaft small stringers of  been- encountered,   and  theso  niiitriiti Kiver .Hallway.  , the work  I ore' have  of a I kept widening  which is as follows:     "I   verily   believe ral feeling of dissatisfaction at the co before vet������rnag to then , ey Kootenaian  Hint three months from date the plain-   wav the affairs of thejCountry are being The resources of this country ra,lway,  wjs the Kootena  tbat three mon        . ' continue   the | ha;dlea.   As far. as improvements   are "^ inal,velons and it has only been re- line  as run  begins  I find a marked advance in 'tlvth,lt Canadians were surprising lake at or near thc  tiffs will have been able to continue  tne  h^led  sinking of their said shaft to a sufficient  concerne(3  depth to demonistrate that the veiu con  taining the ore bodies in question has its  apex within the boundaries of the Center  Star mineral claim, and is in tact the said  vein No. 2." This paragraph is wholly  consistent with Mr. Dixrant's previous  statements,   and  is   his opinion,  from  top of a vein at any place along us pro-, "ai^u,.,   -^   --    ��������� erieQce  file, however high or low that profile may \ twenty-seven years, of jaini J^P ^ ^  Slocan and,more especially in Nelsou." -   ^"v ���������  Hon. Clifford Sifton and Mr. Hewitt themselves by discovering   what Brit-  ������������������      "M. -���������1....       ish Columbia contained.   Writers of a  Bostock left for Rosslond on Thursday.  be, for the words used iu the section are  "top or apex." The act gives no defini-  nition of an apex line, that is to say, as to  whether ifc may run skyward or otherwise;  but it has always been understood here,  as well as in the mining communities to  -which on that account is entitled to oon-  sideration-tbatthe further sinking' of  the shaft will demonstrate the contmuity  of vein No. 2. The shaft is in the ore of  the vein,andit seems to me that I would  niBB wu^ - be improperly interfering with the, plain-  ������������t  such  aline is tiffs'legal rights if I stopped wort^on t  It the shaft,  in  ita  downward  course  Light  creek  the south  ot us,  a horizontal one.  , If the shaft,  m  ...  These observations clear the way to a should digress, in any way from the dip  consideration of the question in dispute.  His honor Judge Forin. at the instance  of the Center Star company, granted an  injunction on the 9th day of this month  Northern light Group.  John Dorsey, of   the  Northern  group, at the head of Forty  Nine  is iu the city and states that a stock company will probably be organized within  the next ten days.  A camp bas been put  at the mine and preparations" have  been  made so that the work will be carried on  all winter.   Night   and   day   crewa   are  woaking and the present  force  will be  largely increased as soon as the company-  is under way.     " "' -'-"���������������������������������- <^Tr��������� 39, fpfil  surVcv party has returned from a sur  of the Kaslo   &   Lardo-Duncan  The  tt a point on the  old  townsite of  Lardo,  thence up the  Duncan   river  connecting    the    two   lakes,   around  Howser, lake and . ������l> 4���������^' D" "  can river to tho mouth of Hall creek-  Another line runs up the 1  to tbe Trout hike country.  f  m;i\M  ii'do river   return  distinctness ns depth  p "cos these are from 18 to 20 inches in  Iidtli. On Sunday the big hnd was  miule, for then it wns that the Btnngerso.  wideuedo.it to a vein ot live Teet of  galena ore- It is one of the most important strikes that has baen made in thc  viciuitv of Ymir. Tho-assnys of the ore  resulted, as follows; One assay gave a  of S72 to the ton.   Of this 7b per  lot  The Bhaft is down 32 feet  ,1  ot the ledge in the Iron Mask 2round,the ^ ^ that deplh tbe ledge shows a wid.h  digression, of course, would be trespass. rf {oUt fceL   SeceQt assays give a result  The defendant company's remedy, if they      ������26 in gold ancj copper.  (Concluded on Sixth Page.)  few, years back spoke of the country as  a sea of mountains without any facilities for transportation except the  waterways. Now the railroads had  changed all this and in addition to  what had been   done,   he yvould   use A cam or Tii:iui������s.  every effort to assist in   the   develop-      ,,     ,.. ,r ,,      ^,    .       .  I    ... .       -      \.      , Mr. AV. II. Grant desires to  express  ment of the country, in asking for ap- , .   ,.     ,     ,     , .                 r .^ ��������� ,    ,,��������� uPpn Rinl<in<r n������  . ,.              ,  V-      .-                 -,.    his thanks to his   manv   friends   for Keep sinking on  propriations  and' directing   expendi-   .,   .   , .   .         ,  -. .       .;     ,    .       . 9(?rt fv.nl-   1���������   '  i         -     .               .   ..        Y1   .   Y,     ,      their kindness to his wife during ber zw 'eet   lias  tures for transportation, that the iu-j.    .  .���������             ,. .    ,       .     .   .   r ,  ���������. nip-infi'mp  .        ,      ,            .-,.,,.,"       i last illness which terminated  fatally meantime  .,..������������������  ...  ture, development might be better car- ^ M<md     m0rnin<r the course of the development work will  ried on.   In his personal   observation                    _f 2!        ��������� be gbippe.a to tbe smei������r.  he had endeavored to see all   that  he                    ..New..Incorporation-.- . Ou Tuesday  last the first carload ot  could.   He had visited  a  number   of      Columbia Gold" Fields   Prospecting ore, consisting of 20 toDs was sent to the  Slocan properties and gained           ������������������"u        -   -       ���������         ._< rv.   fT4,f      Canital 1 Nelson smelter for  treatment     Annthor  ceut was in lend aud 48 ounces in tilver.  Auother assay gave $30 iu gold, 9 ounces  silver aud 42 per cent in lead, or a total  SCO lo the ton. .The intention is to  the lead until a depth of  been attained. In the  such, ore as is taken out in  a in  better idea.  He had   conversed with  81,000.000 in $1  shares  il.     Capital j  Head office 11  owners as  ,'to what they were doing and   in Rossland  . 111 a  few day?  II".. THE MINER NELSON. B. C, SATURDAY, NOV. 13, 1897.  ���������JU  f5 "~  \-y~f:  ft.  -4  WxCffiinzic.  TIIE MINER is printed on Saturdays, and  will be mailed to any address in Canada or  the United States for one year on receipt oC  two dollars.   Single copies live cents.  CONTRACT ADVKUTISKMENTS inserted  at the rate of $1! per column inch per month.  ��������� TKANSIKXT ADVKUT1SKMENT3 inserted  atthe rate of 15 cents per nonpareil lino lirst  insertion, and 10 ccnls per line for each sub-  "sequentinsertion. Advertisementsrunnini;  for shorter period than three months arc  classed transient.  ALL COMMUNICATIONS to the Kditor must  be accompanied by the name and address  of the writer, not necessarily for publication, but as evidence of good faith.  THK LABEL on your paper shows the date on  which your paid up subscription expires.  If in arrears kindly remit and see that thc  date i.s changed, which should be sufllcient  receipt. .  PRINTING turned out'in fust-rate style at thc  shortest notice,  ADDRESS  The Miner Printing & Publishing Co..  NELSON, B. C.  ft  LODGE MEETINGS.  NKLSON LODGE, No. 23. A. F. &A.  M. meets second Wednesday in each  month.   Sojourning brethcrn invited.  \V. 11. Shaw, Secretary.  I.  O. O.  P.     Kootenay Lodge,  No. IG, meets every Monday night,  at  their  Hall, Kootenay street.  Sojourning Odd Fellows cordially invited.  WM. HODSON, Secretary.  SATURDAY, N*OV. 13,1897.  CONGRATULATORY.  COMFORTING.  The news of the appointments of  Messrs. Templeman and Mclnnes to  their respective high positions, only  reached us last week barely, in time to  he printed. AVe were thus prevented  Irom offering our congratulations to  the new Lieut-Governor and the new  Senator. As brothers of the pen, no  less than as citizens, we congratulate  Mr. Templeman on reaching the reward which his services to his party  have so richly merited. To his efforts  and to his plucky struggles in Victoria  is largely due the revival of liberalism  throughout the Province and we may  be assured that from his seat in the  Councils of the Dominion the affairs  of the Province will receive an intelligent attention and care which their  increasing importance requires.  Hitherto our own particular corner  of the Province has been terra incognita at Ottawa, though it in only fair  to .add that during the later years of  Mr. Mara's representation he did what  he could to bring it into notice. But  Kootenay had no part in Mr. Mara's  election. So short a time ago as that  itwas not worth the while of the officials who ' conduct elections, even to  give her notice that there was going  to be an election and the member was  actually elected before the news  reached her, It would be a weary  task to ask our reakcrs   to   follow us  The annual speech which it is customary for the Prime Minister of England to deliver at the dinner of the  Lord Mayor of London on the Oth of  November is looked forward to with  eagerness all over tho world. In spite  of all carping critics and jealous outsiders it is a fact that England holds  the reins that guide the affairs of the  world and in the languageof the West,  what the Premier of England says,  goes.  Only a telegraphic fragment of thc  speech has reachel us but it settles the  question of England's foreign relations  which affect us most. It contains the  strongest assurance which can be given  that there will be no trouble with the  United States over the seal question.  It never oven mentions it. The matter is not of sufficient importance to  merit a place among the great affairs  dealt with.  As far as the fragment goes, the  most prominent notice is given to our  relations with France in Central Africa. Lord Salisbury assured the world  that we were there on business and  had no "high falutin" notions of just  adding so much'useless territory tothe  Empire. So long as the country was  peacefully governed and we had full  rights of trading (this latter implied,  not spoken) it was a matter of indifference to us who had the trouble and  expense of subduing the wild tribes  there and ruling over them. It is  pretty safe to say in any event that this  is a matter which the French cannot  do. They have tried recently in Madagascar with results worse than indifferent. Besides if what we hear from  France is true they will have their  hands full at home. The c oming parliament will be full of Royalists and  they may not unlikely take the opportunity of re-establishing a Monarchy  and of abolishing the Republic which  has proved such a failure and of which  everyone is tired.  But bur relations with France in  Central Africa are not of much moment to us here and may lie safely left  to Lord Salisbury, who by the way  made no reference at all to his own re-  ported retirement. -  .again through the oft repeated tale of  her sudden and wonderous - growth  since then. But it is necessary - that  it should be driven home with a  sledge hammer into the heads of the  government at Ottawa, and fortunately there is a simple means at" hand  of doing it. Revenue is the breath of  life to a government," and our repre;  sentatives have only to point out the  amount of this that is now being contributed by the Nelson Custom's  House to show the authorities that  Kootenay is a very important district  indeed.  When next the time comes for serving out honors  Kootenay  may  fairly  -ask to come in for her share, and , at  the next opportunity she will certainly  ask not to be included in one vast  electoral district that stretches almost  from tile Yukon to the Ueited States,  bub to have a member to herself to  which her population, and the value  of her products most certainly entitle  her. '  Secure in his seat and naturally giving his best attention to his   home at  - Victoria, we feel certain that wc may  count on Mir. Templeman's aid in acquiring the privileges wc desire for  our own district. -  district in British Columbia. And it  is only in its infancy..  South Kootenay should certainly  have two members and it will be her  own fault if they are men of no  account. She owns amongst her sons  plenty of men who if they chose could  rule the roostLat Victoria, If she sent  two such,both on the same side of the  House, it matters littlo which, she  would be a power in the land. Mining  matters arc the. very life blood . of  British Columbia and when they come  up for discussion South Kootenay  should be in a position to have something to say about it which other  people would listen to.  If South Kootenay as a whole voted  for two members it would bo more  advantageous than if she were subdivided into two parts with a member  each. Tho latter system wouid tend  to ^foster those local jealousies which  arcso much to be regretted and which  not only retard our progress but make  us the laughing stock of outsiders,  while the former would give us a more  powerful voice in the councils of thc  province.  Thc visit of the Minister of the Interior to Kootenay will have a good  effect on the district. Mr. Sifton will  be able to separate the real good there  is in the country from the chaff which  floated eastward on the Hood of stock  jobbers advertisements. Under the  guidance of Mr. Bostock, his views of  the country will be properly directed  so that he will avoid the aspects afforded by the variously tinted glasses of  interested r people. We understand  that the minister is quite alive to the  necessity of fuller representation to  which we refer in another column.  rBOFESSlONAI.  CAKD8.  CHRISTIE & ANNABLE. INSURANCE.  Real Estate and Rental Agont. District  Agent Canada Life Assurance Company.  Money to loan.   Ollice opposite Post Otlice. 770  A-  II. HOLDICH. ASSAYER AND ANA-  ���������   lytical Chemist, Hall street, Nelson. 701  L.  R.   HARRISON,   BARRISTER,   Notary Public, Slocan City. 154  ML. GimiMETT, LL. B., BARRISTER,  ���������   Solicitor, Notary Public, Etc., Sandon  11. C. ������' (454)  C^l EO. A.B. HALL, PHYSICIAN AND SUR-  X ffoon.   Ollice, Baker street, 3 doors west  of postofiice, up stiuru. (571)  J71   M. SANDILANDS, GENERAL AGENT  li.   h'irc   Insurance   and   Mining   Broker,  Sandon, B. C. a&l  FLETCHER S. ANDREWS, HARUISTER,  Solicitor, etc. Sole Agent for tlie Cnnu  dian Fire Insurance Co. Real Estate and  Mining properties for sale.   Slocan City, B.C.  '    (541)  GORE, BURNET &.CO., PROVINCIAL  and Dominion Lund Surveyors and Civil  Engineers, Nelson, B. C. Room No. i, "over  Thomson & Co.'s Book Store. Oil  WANTED.  OPTION on Silver-Lead shipping property,  Slocan District preferred, for which I havo  bona tide purchaser.  F. L. SUTERMEISTER, Jr.  701 Spokane, Washington,  An Old Saw  "PREVENTION  Is Better than Cure."  REPRESENTATION.  It is unfortunate that the steamers  of the C. P. 11* pass through the .narrows of the Columbia' river at night  time on both the'up and down journey.  Mi*. Bostock is especially anxious Co  bring the necessity for improvement  of navigation of this part to Mr. Sif-  ton's notice" and has expressed his  desire to have Captain ' Gore give  his views on the matter to the  Minister. No man knows more about  the subject than the popular Captain,  and it would be so much easier to  -point out the difficulties of the navigation on the spot.  A few of Kootenay's wants were  referred to in a recent edition, and the  list did not complete the tale.  It ,is lhost unfortunate that the  Premier cannot be allowed to lull himself to3 sleep in tho sweet consolation  that all of our requirements are  satisfied. It seems churlish to cbrcak  .up_sucli-a.beatiflc.repose,_but_it__ must-  be done. - Kootenay is a growing  child and her clothes want continually  altering and amending. to keep up  with her increase and expansion.  . The particular subject to which Mr.  Turner's attention is now requested, is  Parliamentary representation. At  present West. Kootenay. is divided  into two parts, north and south. The  former awkwardly, enough embraces  Rossland and the' Trail Creek district.  It is true that when this division was  made Trail Creek was barely a camp.  Its great mines" were unexploited and  the whole of them,'lock, stock and  .barrel could have been bought for a  few thousands. Trail Creek therefore  was thrown to Mr. Kellie like a bone  to a dog.; The excitement of the  general elections of 1894 had barely  calmed down when Trail Creek began,  to blossom out. The story of its  growth is of course everywhere known  ahd it would he no less'absurd that it  should in the future be attached to the  northern division than that it should  be represented by such a man as Mr.  Kellie, who by the way .voted with the  government for the Assessment bill.  Nelson, the Slocan and Rossland  should be formed into one district with  two members; Its population now is  in the neighborhood of 25,000, and it  would not be surprising if during the  life of the coming parliament it  doubled���������or even trebled��������� that number. But apart froni the actual number of. its inhabitants it can lay other  .claims to fuller representation than it  now has. The value of its exports,  which for the first ten months of the  year have, reached nearly seven millions of dollars, and the amount of  import duty paid by its merchants,  which for the same period amounts to  8310.435 shows that its trade and business  is second  to that of no other  Ko Mure l������allj' Brenil.  A new philosophy of diet has arisen in  England. Its first nxiom is that "Give  ns this day our daily bread" is a mistaken  prayer.  Mr. T. 1'. O'Connor, M. I\, writes a  whole column on tbe new dietary doctrine to the London Telegraph. "Bread  is the staff of death," he says, and he  proves it���������to his own satisfaction.  His demonstration is simple and clear.  Starchy food is the most difficult of digestion. Bread contains 40 per cent, of  starch, therefore is eminently indigestible and destructive of health.  Moreover, Mr.. O'Connor points triumphantly to the fact that the most  popular formula of the day for reducing  obesity and curing dyspepsia begins by  excluding bread from the patient's hill of  fare.  No discovery could be more opportune  for the British people than the deadly  effects ot bread upon the human system.  In a year when foreign wheat is phenomenally scarce and high priced, the proof  that it is not only nn unnecessary but a  dangerous article of food ought to be  hailed with enthusiasm.  Yet in spite of the deadliness of starch  aud tlie~~starchihe3s"~o.f"bread^ "Rritish"  ports give a wide-open welcome to cargoes of American wheat, even at a dollar a bushel. And the French people,  heedless of the life-shortening influence  of bread, are actuully clamoring for the  decrease of the duty" on our grain,".in  order that they may purchase more  cheaply the "staff of death."  , New discoveries are notoriously received at first with coldnesn by. the  masses.. Parmeutier nearly lost his life  trying to popularize lhe potato in France.  Mr. O'Connor can afford to wait for vindication until the coming man has  learned how to live long and prosper oii  a breadless basis.���������N. W World.  That Cold of Yours Can  be Prevented  from settling on your respiratory  organs by using the following well  known Cough Remedies:  Syrup  of  Red Spruce Gum, Haggard's Pectoral Balsam, Scot's  Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil  and many others.    We  have   them   all:'  Canada Drug and Book Co.  700  LIMITED.  KOOTENAY   LAKE   GENERAL  HOSPITAL SOCIETY  All persons contributing $1.00  per month or $10.00 per year will  be entitled to receive the full benefits of the Hospital; in addition the  $10.00 subscribers will secure the  privilege of voting at the annual  election of directois.  . A. H. CLEMENTS, Treasurer  Nelson B. C. August 14th 1896.  /    (419)  NOTICE  ^  On the First of November, 1897, I will open a First  Class Optical Room and Watch and Clock Repair 1  Shop in the McKillop Block, Baker st., Nelson, B. C. ���������  Satisfaction Guaranteed or Money Refunded  J. O.  PATENAUDE.  UST   OPENED^  KOOTENAY SUPPLY CO.  WHOLESALE  Groceries and Commission Merchants  CARNEY BLOCK,  BAKER STREET,  78-  NELSON, B. C.  COOL REFRESHING D���������s  ^ ^ ^ -1���������' -A-NELSON   SODA  WATER   FACTORY-.*r-  All kinds of Carbonated Waters.                        Orders delivered promptly.  629  F.   O.   BOX   88   RUBBER  QJ>  OO  U  B  B  E  GOODS  B  B  E  cJra  RUBBER  576  DEADWOOD MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Kelson Mining Division ok  West Kootenay District.���������Whehe Located.���������Situate TIIRKE MILKS FROM  Nelson on the Hall Mine Waggon  Uoad and aiiout One Mile South or  Cottonwood   Creek,  "Hillside" Claim.  Adjoining    tiik  I^adlGS Should know  ^   ^^w ^V ��������� ^^ ^ we have just received a superb lot of  Fine Felt Lined Rubber Knee Boots  FOR SLOPPY WEATHER  Gents s,,0Uld.!!L  ^���������RUBBER WINDOW  0.;STOEE    2 J. A. GILKER  18 and 20 BAKER STREET.  llHiik or Uallftix.  'Mr.. J. M. Smith, of Roashi'hd,'repre'  seutinK'the Bank of Halifax wns iu Nelson Inst Saturday aud Suuday. It is  stated upon good authority that the hank  intends to establish a branch in this city  and Mr. Smith's visit was for the purpose  of selecting a suitable location. If this  bank establishes a branch here, it will  give Nelson three banks.  A Trip or Inspection.  T. W. Lowe, of Winnipeg, boiler  inspector for. the Pacific division of the  C. P. It., was in Nelson last Monday on  his regular'tour of inspection. It is his  first tripiuto the Kooieuay country a1 d  he is very much pleased with what he  has seen. lie is accompanied by R. Mie  of Vancouver, travelling engineer for the  C P. R.  WaUPapers  ENORMOUS SALE!  r\ i AKE NOTICE that I. Francis Clarke Gam-  1. blc, ���������cling as agent for Wm. Moore, Free  Miner's Cortiflcato'No. 77512, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Itecordcr for n certificate of improvements, for  tlie purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claim.  And further takv notice that action, under  section 37,  iniiKt.be commenced before thc  issuance of such certificate of Improvements.  - F. C. GAMBLE. P. L. S.,  Agent for Wm. Moore.  Dated this 21th day of September, 1897..    765  &  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that a certain agreement made 17th day of October, 1SIG, between  Itichnrd XV. Willey, of Nelson. U. C. and Kufus  11. Pope, of Cookshirc, Que., whereby thc said  Willey agreed to sell and convey to said l'opo  tho Florence, Aspon, Mollio Gibson and  AcliillcH 200, mineral claims situate In Nelson  niining division, is now cancelled, the said  l'opo being in default according to the terms of  said ngrcement and failing to comply with said  terms pursuant to notice served upon him.  Dated at Nelson, I). C��������� this 19th day of Oct.,  1S97. 780  W. A. JOWETT,  MINING & REAL ESTATE BROKER  INSURANCE and ���������������������������  COMMISSION AGENT.  VICTORIA ST.,      -   NELSON, B. O.  -      914  F.Ll. OSLER.and J, W. CARW1N  Mining and ������  Real Estate Agents.  isrsLSOnsr    -    aw - -    B.C.  Remnants to be Cleared at  HALF PEICE.  See Our Bargains.  Thomson Stationery Co. Ltd-  362 VANCOUVER, B.|C.  F. C. GAMBLE l.V. FRANCIS J. O'REILI-V.  M.Inst. CE.   M.Ciin. Soc.CE. Assoc. M. Inst. C.EI  M. Am. Soc. C.I������.    P.L.S. for B.C. P.L.S. for B.C.  (I .ate Kcs.IiiiK- Oep. c.f Pub. Wks. 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C-  FOE SUNDAY READING  THE GOSPEL OF GRACE IS HERE  EXPOUNDED.  Word* of Wiadout, and Thoughts  Worth Pondering Upon Spiritual  ���������nd Moral Subjects���������Gathered from  Ihe Religions and Secular Press.  The Wearer's Shuttle."  OB, ranked by Carlyle anions tlio elect  minds ot tlie earth;  likened hia days to  a  weaver* -shuttle.  For hiin.life was ft  loom,   -the     warp  God's thought, the  woof     m a n' a  though t,    ideal*  were patterns, tlie  days and their duties    were    flying  shuttles thrown by  man's will and purpose.    Oft tlie  weaving seems to go  without much pain, full oft the pattern  seems blotted and obscure, having libtle  purpose or beauty.   But the poet comforts himself with the thought that he  beholds the tapestry from the wrong  side, while on the right side sits an unseen weaver for whom each thread is  interpreted by.the pattern.    Looking  up toward, the model, he selects the  thread that shall repeat the gold or  scarlet of the glowing pattern.   As 111  the famous Gobelin factory the weavers have for copy the most glorious pictures from the Louvre, and with long  patience and with great skill eo interlace the silken colors as to ordng out tlie  lines and lineaments of heroes and angels and    of    divinity itself, so  God  through birth and events sketches the  outline, and men are to use the details  of life to fill it up, until the texture of  character stands  forth  with  a value  beyond tlie wealth of princes.   For tlie  moment the weaving may seem strange  to men, and oft for the poet the threads  are as heavy with tears as the grass  with rain and dew.   But remembering  that the dark threads serve for beauty  not less than light threads, the poet suggests that the shuttle of sorrow may be  as necessary to man as the shuttle of  joy.   Musing upon the weaver and his  loom, Job reminds us that a great life  Is mado up of little deeds, Just as the  finest tapestry represents many interlacing threads; just as the harvest witli  Its* wide-sheeted abundance is made up  of separate wheat-stalks; just ns tho  symphony represents many intermingling notes.   The weaving shuttle tells  us more than can all the libraries about  the mystery of life, bright with its vis-  Ions of angels, glorious with the divinity that shapes our ends, dark "also with  clouds and darkness    that    surround  God's plans, while afar off.is fche-uiroKr  uow appear."���������Newell Dwight Hillis.  "Xc Scamp, W. Penn." \  Mrs. Juliet S. Riley of Muneie, Ind.;  lias in her possession a letter written  by Cotton Mather, one of the first governors of tho colony of Massachusetts,  to John Higginson. It is'dated Boston,  1C82, and waa handed down to Mrs.  Riley from her ancestors, - who, were  Puritans, residing in New England. The  epistle is probably tlie oldest document  of its kind in the country, the Indianapolis News says. Its full"-text is as  follows:  Sep 3rd 1682.���������To ye aged and beloved  John Higglmson. .There be now at.sea  a skipper (for our friend Esalas Holde-  rof t of London did advise me by the last  packet that it would sail some time in  August) called ye Welcome. R. Green  was master, which has aboard a hundred or more of ye heretics and'������mallg-  naiits called. Quakers, with W. Penn,  who Is ye scamp at ye head of them.  Ye General- Court, has accordingly,  given secret orders to master Malachl  Iluxtell of ye brig Porpoise to waylayc  ye said Welcome as near ye coast of  Codd as may be, and make captives of  ye Penn. and"his ungodly crew, so that'  ye Lord may be glorified, and not mocked on ye soil of this new country with  ye heathen worsjiippo of these people.  Much spoil can be made by selling ye  whole lot to Barbadoes, where slaves  fetch #4hh1 prices in rummc, nnd sugar,  we s^l not only do ye Lord great service by punishing the Wicked but shall  make" gaync for his ministers nnd -people. Yours iu the bowels of Christ, .  ; COTTON MATHEP  Old-Time Ministerial Palaric^  The Evangelist has a pathetic article'  about the poor pay of tlie Rev. Jonathan Edwards, in Sloekbridge, Mass.  'i/his was in the days when Congregationalism was established by law, and  'ihe town had to provide for the support of the ministry. At a town meeting February 22, 1750, it was voted  that "in case Rev. Jonathan Edward?  should settle with them in the work  of the ministry," he should receive the  sum.of six pounds fifteen shillings and  four pence; about thirty-Jive" dollars  lawful. money. Besides'this, he was  to have 100 sleigh-loads of firewood, of  which the Indians were to furnish  eighty and the white settlers twenty,  which they were to chop in the woods  and draw on sleds to his dwelling-  house. This was not all, however, that  Mr. Edwards received. He " was to  have a place to live,, and plenty of  ground on whieh he could raise vegetables and whatever was necessary.  All kinds of live stock in those days  were very cheap, judged by-our standards. "It is interesting, however,"  says the Christian Advocate, "to compare the money part of his salary witb  that of Bishop Asbury and the other  preachers of an early day. According  to the records tho||amount he received  per annum was SG4, and up to the time  of his death in 1S1G lie never rose beyond that sum."  Times have changed since then. Some  thing* yere much, cheaper then thgfi.  now,'while.others we.*e moch dearer;  but we have a lingering suspicion that  if the men who to-day pVofess to believe as did Edwards aud Asbury,  should preach as they did, practice as  they did, work as they did, it is doubtful if they would gee larger salaries  than those eminent ia borers received;  and as for Paul, who preached a far  purer gospel than elt'jer of them, his  salary was probably as much smaller  as his preaching was better than theirs.  A Lesson of hclf*CO;itrol.  An eminent. Seof/et divine was in his  youtli regarded by thc villagers where  he was brought up as a "gay, wild lad."  Ono day he jumped into an old woman's  garden and commenced to pluck the  berries off the bushes. The old woman  gave chase, whereupon lie leaped tlie  dyke, and was soon scudding up the  road, the old woman yelling after him:  "Ye lung-legged dcevil! I'll sort ye for  this yet."  Years after he took the degree of LL.  D., and, preaching in his native village,  he observed the.old lady in the congregation. At the close of tho service ho  sent tlio beadle to say he desired to  speak to her. After some talk she inquired the meaning of the !:LL. I.i."  after his name.  "Oh," slid lie, with, a waggish loo'e in'  liis eye, "do you not remember dubbing me that yourself on the "da;" I  plundered your garden?"  The words came back to tlie old woman's mind, and with a gloani of horror  on her face, she retired, exclaiming,  "Well, I never!" aud mentally resolved  she would be more guarded with hei1  tongue in the future.���������London Telegraph. ���������  ���������  Peaceful Be.  Since thy Father's arm sustains thei  Peaceful be;  When a chastening baud restrains thet-,  It is He;   -  Know His love in full completeness  FiHs the measure uf thy weakness,  If lie wound llliy spirit sore,   ,  Trust Him more.  Without murmur, ancouiplaiiiictj,  In His hatid  Lay whatever tilings thou canst not  Understand;  Though the worM "thy folly spurnetOi,  From thy faith iu pity turned),  Peace thy inmost soul shall iii!,.  ���������   Lying still.  Like an infant .if thou thiukest  Thou canst stand,  Childlike, proudly pushing hack  The offered hand;  Courage soon is ehatiged to fear,'  Strength doth feebleness appear.  In His love, if tflKm abide,  He will gu&de.  Fearcst sometimes thnt thy Father  :'    '     Hath forgo?:?   ..  When the clouds arftind thee gaiiier,  Doubt him not.  Always hath the daylight broken,  .^^���������������J^hath_IIe_c^iforLw������������iko������ ���������  "~ Than thy fears. ���������  To His own, thy Father givofh  Daily strength;  To each troubled sotil that Hveth  Peace at length;  Weakest lambs have largest share  Of this tender Shepherd's care;  : Ask Him not, fche-n, when or how;  Only bow.  What Is   a Christian?  It Is certainly remarkable that th  word "Christian" occurs only three  times in tho New Testament. The  names "disciples," "believers" and  "brethren."' though used so often, havo  been almost displaced by this latest  _w_ord .'.It .may hn v e_l >e_cm __coi n e_d__b y_  scofting heathenism. It is none the less  apt.- No other name so brings out the  central personage of the gospel, and the  fact of our vital relation to IIim. A  Christian is partaking of Christ's sufferings". Usually men who look into Ilis  claims upon their services stand aghast  at this fact. We have no right to minimize it. Jesus lx>re His cross, and, if  we will be His disciples,- we mr.stoboar  our cross and follow Him. The finly  tiling to do with the cross is io carry it.  lly doing so, wc may in time discover  tliat there is inspiration In it.  Humility.  There are few graces more beautiful  ���������iind shall we say more rare-/��������� than  the grace of humility. Often in companies of men the one who has the best  thought and keenest judgment Is ouij'  not-seen or heard, while some other  member of the group occupies its constant attention with vaporing* that are  more noisy than profound.- The one is  humble and must be driven Into the  pub)\c gaze; thc other is self-assertive  aiu; needs to,,be taught the virtue of  silence.- Thc world is not often deceived, and tho strong man, though quiet  ,and retiring, wins the highest measure  of success.  Hot Shot  by ATaody.  - Zion's Herald has a four-column article .on Christian Science from one of  its correspondents, in which it is claimed that Its philosophy, its theology, Its  interpretation of Scripture, its theory  of healing,1 are all false and misleading. Rev. Dr. Gumbart is the author  of the article.  .From the cathedral tower of Ant  werp eighty bells have, for over 200  years, rung out the grandest music for  the benefit of the people living on the  grec-n fields which border the Scheldt  Once a year, in the month of February, the authorities select the musk  and the organ plays every hour fron  the old masters of Christian song.  The ceremony of canonization of tw<,  new saints, which has just been wit  nessed in Home, appears to have been  exceptionally beautiful and impressive,  but it is enormously expensive. It h>  recalled that Princo Faleonieri. who  wished to bear the entire expense of  the canonization of one oi his ancestors, almost ruined himself, and after  the' ceremony called his children io  him, saying: "My dear ones; be angels  as much as you like, but never saints;  it costs to������ wirii,"  ONE MAN AND \ SMOB.  4nd Hia  Only Weapon Waa ��������� diver  SjioOn.  This Is a story et how one man did  rt hat a sheriff, police force," citizens and  fire department failed to do. Unarmed,  save for a silver spoon, and unassisted, he dispersed a blood-thirsty mob  bent on murder and arson.  It was during the Chinese riots in  Denver in the year 1SS0, the bloodiest  tu Its history. An angry mob filled the  streets and made the air blue with its  mutterings.  When things had reached this stage  a gigantic cowboy In a red flannel shirt  drove into the crowd waving his lariat  over his head and' shouting, "Let's  burn the rats out of their holes." This  was all sufficient to inflame thc crowd  to violence and to the Chinese quarter  of the town they went.  There were probably 500 Chinamen  and Chinese women huddled together  in a lot of dens covering an area of half  a block. Tlie different apartments wero  connected by narrow secret passages.  These were typical dens' of Chinese  vice and crime, and the fumes of  opium filled the air for a block away.  It was a plague spot, and a menace to  every self-respecting citizen. As the  officers of the law fattened on it its  denizens remained unmolested.  To this place the mob rushed howling and crying for the "rats" to'' be  burned out.  Soon fhey were beyond the control of  the police, and the chief appealed to the  Kherlff. Three hundred citizens were  sworn in and armed with revolvers and  Winchesters. The sheriff tried to disperse the crowd by threats, persuasion  and by reading the riot act, but they  only hissed and hooted.  The Chinamen' barricaded their  doors, and not a sound came from within save the occasional cry of a woman.  The mob fired at the doors and 'the  sheriff threatened to fire Into the  crowd, but a dozen Winchesters were  pointed in his lace and he subsided.  Finally some one set fire to the old  frame buildings and in a moment tlie  entire Chinese quarter was in flames.  The mob, maddened by the sight,  yelled and howled. Thoy made a rush  on the doors and with some heavy lumber broke thein in and rushed through.  There were a few shots, a few cries,  and a few supplications.  They.shot down the men as they  rushed from tho burning buildings, and  then dragged them out by the queues.  They picked the little Chinese women  up in their arms and carried them out.  Quantities of silverware, cigars, liquor  nnd opium wero found and confiscated  by the rioters. What they could not  carry away with them was scattered  on the sidewalks.  The fire department came' and turned  the water on the crowd, but some one  j^u.t_the_lios'������-Aj^i--'ifi������'b,'^*'������'1-At-"-.'^,_u-','u"  the ardor of the mob.  The plaintive cries of tho women and  children were distinctly heard by tho  armed oflicers of the law, but tli'ey  stood paralyzed and did nothing.  The mob w,as drinking their fill of  blood and whisky, carrying home rich  booty, or the shapely'littlo Chinese women, when four men came out of the  building, dragging a Chinaman by the  queue. Cries of "shoot him!" went up  from the throats of a hundred men,  when a man, coatless aud hatless,  rushed into the midst of the rioters.  "You cowardly dogs!" he roared,  with a voico that resounded far above  the yells and din of the crowd. He  vouched into his hip pocket���������but, no���������it  ������������������vas-empty.���������Ho-sav.TSOLiiethiiig-glis--  ���������oiling in the firelight at liis feet and  [licked it up unnoticed. He put it into  his hip ptfeket and dashed up to the  four men. Pulling it from his pocket,  he faced them.   "Get out of here, you   : ������������������, or I will kill every coward  of you!" said  he,'waving it in their  faces.   The men stood back aghast.  "I'll kill the first  that lays  a finger on'another Chinaman.    Now  got. every coward of you."  lie still waved his hand high in the  Mr. aud its contents "glistened iu the  liiv light.  "It's Jim Moon," said one. No sooner had tho.crowd recognized him than  they threw down their weapons and  liin.leavinghlm standing alone against  i background of burning buildings ami  'cowering Chinamen, still waving his  hand and thc sliver spoon���������for it was  B.nly a spoon���������over his head.  When the oflicers of the law came  out of their trance they realized that  Iho blood-thirsty mob had been scattered by one man'wlth an ounce of determination and a silver spoon.  Jim then threw down his Improvised  pistol, had a hearty laugh at the fire  department and police, then went up  town and took a drink.  that the ventilating effect et the .numerous chimneys in iron-making and  otlier Industrial centers has its due  share in constantly driving off the vitiated air and replacing it by fresh quantities of pure air. It -was noted that  when pestilence was raging in the English town of Clifton, an elevated and  apparently salubrious residential district, Its inhabitants migrated to a.low-  lylng and murky parish in tho adjacent  town of Bristol, where the air waa  black from the smoke of numerous  chimneys, while the . mortality . waa  lower than that of the fashionable  quarter overlooking it.  Thomas Wentworth Higginson- Is*  now in England and Is writing a series  of articles on foreign travel.  "Susan Escort and Others," a collection of short stories bj Edward .Everett Hale, will shortly be Issued.  R. N. Stephens will soon bring out  the historical romance, "An Enemy to  the King," based upon his drama of  the same name which was presented  with such success by E. IT. Sotherc.  The long-expected new volume of  Justin McCarthy, "History of Our Own  Times," which brings the story down  from 1880 to the diamond jubilee, making the third volume in the compiled  work, is announced for publication.  Edward Bellamy's new book,"EquaI������  Ity," Is now promised to appear in a  few days. The slight delay is due to  tbe necessity for the book to appear  simultaneously in the United States,  Great Britain, France, Germany,  Switzerland, Belgium, Italy and other  countries. It is of interest to recall  that over 400,000 copies of "Looking  Backward" have been sold in this  country alone.  That famous mart of beoko, pictures  and other treasures, known to mow -  than one generation as "Christie's," ia  to bo celebrated in a volume by W:  Roberts, who is just the man In all  Loudon qualified to write it. It Is  called "Memorials of Christie's," ami  besides traversing the annals of tha  great house of auctioneers it will gather together stories of many famoua  sales and record prices.  Miss Jeanuette L. Gilder, in ber  "Lounger" columns of the Critic, takes  a rather discouraging view of the pecuniary benefits of Action writing. She  says: "There are tot many men, or  women either, in this country making  even $3,000 a year out of fiction".. Tho  person who makes $.10,000 a Y������ni:_o"���������������  ^..ui-uiuracii���������iuri-uil;n.c.���������"i. clo not -believe there are five writers of fiction  in this country who make as much by  tlieir pens alone."  Smoke as a.Preserver of Health.  Fogs are said to have a.,very beneficial, effect on the health of districts  where they are pervalent, as they are  great purifiers of the atmosphere, and  aven the sulphur which makes the  London fog so pungent and Irritating,  lis credited with effecting quite au appreciable limitation of prcvalent'infec-  tious diseases. Prof. Maur is'now of  the opinion that smoke may be turned  into a hygienic ally, and, under some  circumstances, be made capable of  preserving the health to a degree,little  Imagined. The dust collected from the  smoke of some Liege furnaces burning  coal raised from the neighboring  mines, produces, when dissolved in  hydrochloric acid, a solution from  'vlnch considerable quantities of arsenic and several other metallic salts  may bo-precipitated. It Is now suspected- that this,breathing of arsenic  and other minerals in a finely divided  state ma 7 account for the singular  immunity from epidemics enjoyed by  certain industrial districts, such ns  that of 14r. Etic-nne, and medical authorities In those regions and elsewhere  are asked to throw upon the subject  w'vat light., they can.   It Is suggested  Home Lite Among- tho Indians.  Mrs. Alice C. Fletcher contributes a  paper with this title, L-ne of a series on ���������  similar subjects, to tlie Century. Mrs.  Fletcher says: One would hardly sup.  pose that there could be particular  rules as to the manner of sitting upon  the ground; but here, as in every other  part of Indian life, there is a rigid ob-_  servanco of custom. Men may prop-  ������rly sit upon thoir heels or cross-legged,  but no woman may assume these attitudes. She must sit sldewdse, gathering her feet well under her, aiid make  a-br*-atl,-smcoth_la'p.iJ-_Whenj\xirkjng_L  sho may kneel or squat, and when  resting she, as well as the men, may;  sit with' legs extended; but at all other  times ,men and women must observe  tho etiquette of posture distinctive of  sex. To rise without touching tho  ground' with the hand, springing up ,  lightly and easily to the feet, is a bit of  good breeding" very difficult to. one  not to thc manner born. Carefurpaiv  cuts areparticular'tb train their cbiU  dren iii these niceties of behavior.  Among the Winnebagos tho little girls  are drilled in the proper way of standing when under observation on dTess  occasions. Thoir position of hands and  foot is also the proper one for thc worn-"  eu In certain religious dances. ."Whilo  among the Sioux, a mother with a  good-sized family of boys and girls propounded to me thc question whether  white women did not find their daughters moro trouble thar. lheir sons; sho  was sure she-did. 'Took at those  glris," said she; "I have llwir .clothes  to make, their hair to braid, nnd to see'  that they learn how to b������hs.vc. Now,  my boys are no 'trouble." As I glanced  at the group of children, - the glossy  braids of the girls falling over their single smock, and the boys, naked but  for the breech-clout, their miniature  scalp-lock ornamented with a- brass  sleigh-bell surmounting a snarl of  frowsy hair.l recognized the kinship  of maternal perplexities the world  over.  ~  Big Locomotives*  The heaviest locomotives now in use  are the mountain locomotives of the  Mexican Central IUilway, \rluch weigh  10-i tons without tie teffider, and the  eight driving wheels of lriJcli bear a  combined weight of eigbttf-elght tons,  or twenty-two tons per axle-and eleven  tons pear wheel.  The greatest weight permitted on European railroads 3s sevoa- tons per  wheel. -The next largest locomotives'  are those used in a&e St. Clair tunnel,  at Detroit, which weigh eighty-nine  tons -without tho tender, and tlie quintuple compound freight locomotives of  the Erie Railway, which weigh eighty-  eight tons.  A Sardonic Suscestioni  "I'm sure," said tlie girl who is em.  gaged, "that Herbert is a prize."  "Yes," replied Miss Cayenne, "but in  a case of this kind It's so difllcult to te]������  whether you've won a first prize or *>  booby prizo^-Washington Star. m  &Ji!tL������L  ���������-'������������������--���������< *-���������*  . *   w*.o"V''*-ir**rw:^**fAV^  ^^^TTWr^^rswsssK^^  THE MINER NELSON, B. G, SATURDAY, NOV. 13, i������97.  3 i  V !'  ���������1������  W  I'rl  "FLIES" ON VESSELS.  PERFECT SKIRT SUPPORTER.  A PERFECT    skirt    and    shirt  waist  supporter   has   at   last  been invented. Ever since shin  waists have been worn women have  been constantly annoyed ,by the waist  slipping up and pulling In the back,  and by the skirt baud sagging and slipping from under the belt.   Various contrivances have been devised to remedy  these difficulties, but none were to be  depended    upon    under    all    circumstances.     This   new   holder   and   supporter is a jewel in every respect, overcomes all difficulties, and relievos the  strain from  tlie belt,  which last has  been the cause of much discomfort, besides disfiguring the bolt by bunches  and ineffective hooks.   The new" article  se  the  SK1KT  ANO  WAIST  SUlTORTEll.  ta composed of two parts, the foundation part being a  square of nickeled  steel with a button in the center, and  two hooks ou the upper eud, the arms  of which are about a.n inch long.*   The  hooks on'tho upper an I lower ends are  fastened to the center piece iJy-eyelets.  These arms swing easily, so as to ad-  Just the hooks to the spread of the corsets.   There are also two eyelets In the  lower   comers   of    the   center  piece,  through   which   the   corset   string   Is  passed, securing this part at the lower  end, while above the hooks fasten into  the eyelets of the corset.   This is fastened so that the bottom conies Just a  'little above.' the waist line.   The other  part of this arrangement is made to  aew into the skirt band and loop over  the button Ln the sama manner as t.he  hose supporters fasten, the shirt waist  and corset cover coming between the  two parts of the fastener and supporter.   These parts are thus so ilrmly fastened together that the skirt or waists  cannot move up or down.  Words.  comes impossible to the man or woman  who Is continually pedaling, as the one  ������t action contracts the muscles, and  whirling, twirling motion of a  dance can only .be performed in a  elunisv fashion. The joints should be  free for dancing. After a spin on a  bicycle they are stiff and clogged. The  continual bending over the handles,  too, makes the upright posture used In  dancing painful. A cyclist who uses  the wheel in moderation would be very  little affected; it is those persons who  cycle from morning till night that are  the sufferers.  Doii'ts for Lady Cyclists.  Don't ride too fast if the sun is hot  Dou't get into    crowded    thoroughfares. ,. . ,  Don't ride in smart clothes on a dirty  bicycle.  Don't ride on a wet road without a  mudguard.  Don't try to ride cleverly among n loot' vehicles.  Don't ride all over the road; keep i".  the middle.  Don't wear tight-clothing if you want  to ride in comfort.  Don't look to see if people ar# admiring and have a collision. .    -  Don't start off at too quick a pace il  you are going a long way.  Don't get an idea that every male  cyclist is following you.  Don't forget that you can ride farther  by riding slowly than by scorehiug.-  The Rambler.  Mins Lnndon Rive*.  Miss Landon Rives is tlie favorite  chum aud sister of the clever Amelle  Rives. Her success in Washington  both as a belle and lovable girl has  been quite pronounced. She is unlike  her sister, quiet and equable in manner lovelv of face and figure, and with  Triitlia Told iu a Vow  by over-severity.  A daughter should never seek nor be  allowed to "ontdrcss" her mother. In  every family the mother'should be the  best-dressed member. ������  The discarded. finery of a daughter  should never constitute a mother's  w-vdrobe. No one feels especially dignified lu tlie presence of one -whose old  colics she is wearing, and a mothor  should at all times preserve her dignity  >._"ve her children. The mother who  never loses her qneenliuess will never  lose her crown.        ,  Preventable      misfortunes     consist,  chiefly, of manifold things, little to do,  -but-immense-things to --tubve-done".������������������-=-  The man who earns one dollar and  "spends two,' and the man who1- earns  two and spends one, stands on either  side of the hair-line between heedless-  - ness and discretion, between ruin aud  safety.  Pa rents, generally receive that measure ,of. filial respect they deserve���������not  always, perhaps, buLvory generally.  - When a mother allows her daughter  to appropriate her wraps,' gloves, veils,  or other articles of personalattiro^she  be-in.--a policy of familiarity which,  sooner or later breeds contempt.   A re-  ., ������pect for one's belongings engenders a  respect for tlieir possessor.-Ladies'  Homo Journal.     .-  i:c:iii*ifiil Continue for>n Urlde. .  A beautiful .wedding costume for-a  bride, veil and all, i.s described in the  Ladles'   Home Journal   by  Isabel   A.  Million:   "Tlie gown Is of white satin-  that beautiful cream  whito that you  admire so niuch���������and it is made with  n full but plain skirt.   The tulle cveil,  not worn over the face, is fastened'to  the high coiffure (the hair must always  be arranged high when a veil Is worn)  under a cluster of orange   blossoms.  The long, pointed sleeves, prettily full  at the shoulders, are'finished with frills  of real point lace.* and a,frIH"in harmony flares out at the back   of   the  crush collar.   -The crush belt Is laid in  ioft folds,-and does not show its fastening, which is at the side.   -You will be  wise in having no orange blossoms on  your gown.    They would have to be  removed immediately   after iV> wed-  - ding."-    .Fool that Nourishes the Nerves.  Any good wholesome diet will build  up the nerves. The food that nourishes the end of the little finger "nourishes also, .the brain and the entire  body. Each part i.s but a portion of a  perfect whole, and we cannot select  food to build especially one part of the  human structure. Fatty foods are supposed to be beneficial to the ni.-rves, as  they cushion-them and counteract the  Irritating conditions. Starchy foods,  ' fatty meats and over-eating tend to the  acctimulniion of fat.���������Ladies' Home  Journal.  Not the Little IB������ect, bnt a Weather  Vane to Aid in Steering.  Tliere Is much curious sea lore ia an  article by Gustav Kobbe an ."Steering  Without a Compass," ln St. Nicholas.  Mr. Kobbe says:  The "fly" at the masthead   la   often  used as a sign to steer by.   It revolves  on a pivot, ������nd hence, like a weather-  vane, shows the direction froin which  the wind ta blowing; -whereas a flag attached to a halyard   streams   directly  astern. ��������������� at an angle more or less affected by thc speed and course ot the  vessel.   A (fiance   at   the   fly   having  shown the wInd'B direction, aTglaace at  the binnacle shows from what point of  thc comnass It comes.   Then, by watching :he fly, and thus keeping the ship  always at the same angle to the wind,  you are able to keep her on her course.  The ships of different   nations havt  distinctive flies.  The American and the  English fly la a little triangular pen-  I non.   German ship* often have a small  taipering   bag   at   tlie   masthead, and  French vessels a "dog-vane'.'-a ltae of  corks with colored feathers on a wire.  The steamers of tlie French Line from  New York to Havre have a dog-vane a4  each masthead-it Is one of their distinguishing marks.  Steering   by   the   fly Is one way o*  steering by the wind, but there are  other tricks for finding the wind-point  A   sa'lor   can find tlie point of a stilt  breeze     by   simply   letting   It blow  against his face.   In a light   air,   almost a calm, he lifts his cap and turns  his head until he feels the cool breath  on his moist brow, which is far cinore  sensitive than his sun-tanned face;   or  he moistens tlie edge of bis hand, and  tum'ag It toward the wind, waves   lt  cently back and forth and to and fro  until the coolness of the air Is felt ox  one side of that narrow surface auc  not on the other.   In heavier   airs   ht  will moisten the palm of the hand iuw3  hold it Sat to   the   wind.   The wind-  point being found, tiie ship is sailed as  close to the  wind   as  possible,   th������  helmsman keeping his eye oo the sail-  leech.   The last quiver, and a turn ol  the -wheel keeps her off enough to AH  her sails; hut with an experienced hand  on the wheel there will be no quiver  along the leech.   For an "Al B." can  tell by the "feel" of the helm when the  ship Is about to come   up" Into   the  wind; aa a vessel "comes up" the strain  on the rudder is lessened, and by qutek-  lv checking ber he keeps the sails "rap  full nnd   asleep"-keeps   them   from  qulvering-and holds her ou her course  without so much as a glance  compass.  AFRAID OF NOTH1NO.  Uexlco'a Wild Ho*, or Peccary, Raw  from Nothing  Under the Snn.  The moat vicious and fearless of the  brute creation Is the peccary or wild  hog of Mexico.   This animal seems u-U  terly devoid of the emotion of fear.   I  have never seen It turn a hair's breadth  out of its path for any living thing,  says a writer.   Man Is its specal bete  noire.    It displays an Intelligence In  fighting the humau strangely at variance with Its apparently complete lack  of any mental attributes, save the very  lowest order of Instinct.  They are rarely found singly, but go in droves of  from a hundred to thousands.   Their  ability to scent men   Is particularly  marked.    I have known a drove of  them to scent'a man a mile off and  strike as straight for him as the arrair  flies.  There Is no use to try to frights  thom with guns.   The cannonading of  a full battery would have no more effect on them  than the popping of a  fire cracker.    The only thing    to do  when they get after you is to run away  from them as fast as a horse can carry  you.    And then there Is no certainty  that they won't catch you.   They are  nearly as swift as a horse, and their endurance Is as great as their vicious-  W. A. JOWETT  MINING and  Real Estate  Broker..  NELSON, B. C.  Has for immediate sale���������  18,   Block  10,  Nelson  " IT "  /> '7>  "      66,  You Need It!  HAND  BOOK  OK THE  Lots 17 and  11      6    ������������  AMENDMENTS  to run  Mineral Act  19  The above are unimproved.  Also Lot 4, Block 12, Baker Street,  with Two-story Block, rented  for $65 per month.  ?-A  Good  Investment.  Passed hy the legislative) Assembly of the  Province of Hritisli Columbia. Mny a. l������J'-  Price 25 cents  For sale at Miner Oflice.  at   th������  ness.  A friend of mine encountered a drove  of tfcem ln a wild part of Mexico a few  years ago, and his escape was miraculous.    He  very foolishly    shot    and  wounded a number of them.   Then he  took refuge in a tree.   The peccaries  kept him ln the tree all that.day and  through the night. They circled around  the tree, grunting and squealing their  delight at the prospect of a feast.   He  soon exhausted his ammunition, and  brought down a peccary at each lire.  But this had no terrors far the beasts.  Along toward morning the brutes began to eat the ones he had killed, au������J  when they thus satisfied the cravings  of tlieir stomachs tbey formed in llu������  and trotted off.   If,they had not had  some of their own number to devour,  ������i������y would'have guarded that tree u&  til my friend, through sheer exhaus>  tion, dropped from his perch and allowed them to make a meal of him,  The wild cats and tigers that infest tin  Mexican wilds, flee from .the peccariei  with Instinctive fear, and eveu rattle  auakw keep out of their puth. ���������  A. C. EWART  AECHITECT  Clements and Hillyer Blk  Room 6        6��������� Nelson, B. C.  Kootenay  Lumber Company  A Complete Stock" of Building Lumber of all kinds  will now be kept  at Nelson.  6SC     CHARLES StBARBE, Agent  NEW STORE  TO THE PUBLICNI*  gfoods at such' ���������  Wei !  We understand that heretofore a great m^ people have been send--,  inff to Toronto for goods.      It is our intention  to sell goods .  small profits that it will be   unnccssary to do this in thc tuturc  carry a full line of  - Y;.  DrjTGoods "clothing, Boots  and  Shoes,:  Hats, Caps, House Furnishings^et  -CALL AND SEE OUR BARGAINS,-  A. FERLAND k CO.  > lo:  ELLIOT BRICK BLOOEg;^  Baker Street.  .??  MISS I/AXDOX KIVKS AND PA.T8UT.  considerable artistic temperament.  "Patscy" is a dog of high degree and  some tendency to fight when away  from his doting mistress. The two are  great friends, and make an Interesting  due In real life. A well-known writer,  while visiting in the Hives home In  Virginia, speaks of tlie fondness for  horses always exhibited by Miss Rives.  She could draw in an exceedingly clev-  -cr���������way���������this-nnimal,J.but_w.as_eiitl������'.ly_  unable to sketch any other���������nnd most  of her friends own a design or two of  the horses sho likes best.  J  No SuperHtitloii.  "I cannot give you anything!" snap-,  ped the. lady .to the tramp. o "You're  the thirteenth tramp that has called  here to-day."  ' ������������������'Well, mum," said the tramp, after  a little consideration, "you look ' a  clever, sensible lady that don't bolieve  in any nonsanse: and jist to show that  there ain't any truth in that^.si'.ly su-  persltition about thirteen bein' an unlucky number I 'ope you will give me  a trifle, mum."���������Tit-Hits.  South Sea  Relict.   ,  There were sold this week at auction ln London for a trivial suin a mass  *f books, pamphlets, autograph letters,  Itc . said to be the most extensive colling- to \dts- dityS Ul ���������Bl������t������S������fcJl'H6������i  bubble and its many mad schemes for  returning 1,000 per cent to infatuated  Investors. These are autograjph letters from all the prominent politician*  ������nd speculators, members of both  houses of parliament, Including the  cabinet, and a satirical poem by  Defoe, In his owu handwriting, entitled, "The Golden Age Returned."  It was an elaborate project, that ol  the South Sea Co., and one of Its extraordinary sources of - anticipated  revenue may give a hint to bqjgua  prospectus preparers. The pamphlet  mentions the names of Captains  AvAry,. Road, and Tongs, notorious  pirates of the period, wib,o, with their  crews, aggregating 1.300 mesa, were  desirous of their royal pardon, and  prepared to pay hard cash for such  mercv. Each .sailor was to plump  down $25,000 and each captaiu an  amount equal to the whole total of his  crew. The total from this very praise-  worthv source of revenue was estimated at $101,200,000.  The importation.of Jackasses to be  trained ns servants, the extraction of  gold from the waters of thc ocean, and  scores of other effulgences of money  mania are recorded lu these age-rusted,  odd-typed pamphleits of more than a  century ago. The craze extended to  Paris, and a hunchback made a handsome fortutte as a walking writing  desk, upon whieh the eagj?r speculators  ���������crawled their bills and acceptances  Ib tlie streets. It Is a pitiful reoond  ot a mad time, not without its lesson  to speculators of the present day.���������  London 'Correspondence New . York  Journal.  An Actor's Kuse.  "Had a funny experience down io  Georgia once," laughed the uctor who  has been over the whole route from  barn-stormer to leading inau In a crack  company. =?  "We had played a HitU one-night  town where the people expressed thei*  appreciation by a vegetable bombard,  ment of all on the stage. I was hurry.  Ing to the little dingy hot������.l, mad as a  hornet, when I heard oue of the native*  making some very caustic reiCnrks  about my efforts to personate Claude  pitch Into him, and livo minutes later  I was the sole occupant of the calaboose. After relieving myself by  swearing a few chapters, and wondering how far I would have to-walk to  catch Mf with the company, I suddenly struck Npon a possible scheme of escape.  "In my wrath I had not mUtcd at the  hall to get rid of my make-up. Now I  snatched off my blonds wig, waslied  the cosmetics from my dark face, stuffed my gay wiapplugs under a bunk,  made my seedy suit look a little more  disreputable by a few rents/and then  sent up a yell for help. This brought  the-sleepy^constable^vho-looked-as.-  though he wanted to run when he  caught sight of me. I assumed an Irish  brogue and talked so fast that he had  no chance to think or talk back. I told  him how 'some dlvil of a pirate capered  out of the place just as Ol war passln'  p'aceable as a lam', trun me in afoor  Oi could aven spake, an' barred ths  dour on me.'   -  "He hurried me out, gave me $2 if  I'd say nothing, left the door wide  open and went home.. I recaptured roy;  bundle nnd left with cthe rest of -the  company on the early train."���������Free  Press. i  STOVE  Cooking, Heating,  Stoves of all Descriptions  'ioJri.p.J  is-O'i'&i  .'^I'liiuai  - J'.'olad  ���������':: ������������������"���������oaf  '^;vcf.  s������  di  733  A large stock of thcTImproved Queen Air Tight. '.'  Call and see them at the '������������������  NELSON HARDWARE OO^  Thos. Dunn ^ Co.,  DEALERS IN  MINERS', BUCKSKHS'; AND MILL  L'd  ??  !������rv* -  " >���������;  ���������tr-  $M.  II.1K AXO BUKET IKON,  NfNEKS''SHOVEI.S7  MINEItS' l'M'tiB,  ���������WHiBKoresr  VAK AXI������ SHEW STEEIy  ���������^-MANILLA -EOPE9,  (>33)  IWIAMITE  FUSE AND CAV8.  .... QUICKSILVER.  Write for Quotations. Cable Address, "Dunn."  "V"jk.3srcotj"VEi?.. :b.  %:i;  a.  Fred J  S.-:y-������ 'Hicy Can't l;ancc.  - And now it is stsited by the all-wise  medic::! inan'sq, often quoted that persons who cyciu'a lot ilr.C it impossible  to perform the graceful movements required by waltzing. TLe muscles that  are brought into play by dancing are  deadened by riding a wheeL The lightness fif toe so necessary In a 3?������ltz be-  Sometimes the causg of the sudden  cry may be traced from the- Iitf!e-cold  feet upward.  .The safety of tbe baby during the hot  weather depends largely - upon the  watchfulness of the ones who have the  precious charge in their/keeping.  It is easier to prevent sore mouth,  than to cure it. AVhen the baby has1  finished eating wash his mouth thoroughly with a little cold water and  borax. If the gums are inflamed over  the coming teeth a pinch of bicarbonate  of soda may be added to the borax  water.  Accustom the baby to a moderate  li"ht, hut shade his'eyes from a direct  ������lare of full sunlight,' whether he Is  asleep or awake. There are many faults  of vision that may lie avoided by a littlo care, and sometimes quite grave defects may be remedied without tho aid  of the oculist.  At the lirst sign of hoarseness In the-  child's voice a little warm olive oil  should be rubbed on the throat and  chest and a piece of thin flannel laid  over to protect the clothing- and to keep  out the air. The littlo bootees that have  been removed to give greater comfort  and freedom .to the restless feet must  he replaced; and no matter how attractive the veranda seems in the  sweet, briar scented air, when the early  dews have fallen, the baby should go  Inside.  . The Oyster.  The oyster has no greater enemy than  the starfish. It appears difficult however, for a fish to open the shell of an  oyster, which requires a certain  amount of skill even with an oyster  knife; but the starfish has .a" peculiar  method of leverage upon the opening  of the two shells which the oyster can.'  not resist. Biologists used to think  that the starfish simply starved tho  oyster until it opened of its own accord; but observation has shown that  by the pi^ssure it applies the bivalve  speedily becomes a.victim to Its ingenious enemy.  Easy War to  Faaac. .  "What.I want is to achieve fame at  a single bound."  "Then go to Cuba and lose yourself."  ���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  "I notice that a patriotic young woman has joined the Greek army." "Well,  In that costume I don't see how they  can distinguish her from the' men."  "Tl������t's easy emough. She can't nm as  f������a2 ta skirts as tbey can."���������Cleveland  Piaafl Dealer.  So much attention is called to the  measurement of the strawberry around  the waist that the fat man is escaping  comment  The new stocking* for women, took  Uk������ BttktlM.  It������yal Correspondence.  A lotter sent to a native prince ic  India is a very elaborate, affair. The  paper,Ls specially made .for tlie purpose, and Ls sprinkled with gold leaf.  Oniy the last fesw linos of the somewhat, lengthy document contain the  purport of the letter, while thc remainder Is made up ot the usual roundabout and complimentary phrases: It  ls folded in a peculiar way, with the  flaps outward, and placed In a muslin  bag, and this latter Into one of crimson  and gold tint, wjth a slip-knot of gold  thread, attached to which is a ponderous seal. The address, written on a  slip of parcUraemt, Is-attached to th������  outside fbag. These details are very  important for polite letter writing il  India, and.lf any of them were omitted  It would be an Insult to the pesrsou addressed.  Desired  Informatlot,-  Whilc preaching a sermon on the tcair  der wisdom of the Omnipotent, a  preacher illustrated his point by saying that He knows which of as grow������  best In the sunlight, and which' must  have shade. "You know you plairi  roses in the sunshine," he said, ���������������and  heliotrope naid geraniums; but if you  waait yonr fuchsias to grow, you niusl  keep them in a shady nook." After th������  sermon a woman came up to him, her  face glowing with pleasure. "Oh,  Doctor, I am so graitcful for that sermon," soe said, clasping his hand and  shaking it warmly. His heart glowed  for a moment���������only for a moment,  though. "1'es," she went on fervently,  ���������T never knew before what was the  matter wttih my fuchsias."  Why !s lt they call a man "the late,"  when be has been dead ten or fifteen  years!        >  W������ ������lways wonder at this time of  th* jeex xbere the filet com* ttOm.  HAS RECEIVED A COMPLETE STOCK OF  WINTER and SPRING GOODS  TWEEDS,    SERGES,   WOBSTEDB,   Etc.  PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES.  SUITS  $25.OC  AND  UPWARDS.  COR. BAKER AND WARD STREETS. *>  NELSON, B.C.  CANADIAN PACIHC EAILWAY  j^lSTOD   SOO   ZP-A-CIOPIO   LIITE.  The most direct route to  All Points in Canada  United States and Europe.  1     T3JLXTLTS:   SEBVICB  Purchase through' tickets and have your baggage checked to your destination without change.  THE ONLY LINE  Operating Tourist   Cars to Toronto, Montreal  -    and Boston without change.      Also   Through  - - u Tourist Cars to St. Paul daily.  Magnificent Sleepers and Dining Cars on all Trains   ,  *  Trains leave Nelson daily for the North except Sundays, and for.the  South daily except Mondays. Call on nearest agent and procure an An  notated Guide, which gives full information.  For Tickets and full particulars as to rates, time, etc., apply to nearest C. P. E.  agent or to GEO. S. BEER, Ticket Agent, Nelson. COYLE  Traveling Paw. Agt., >eUon. -<a*;  ���������N  .wiw������ mmwmfLWA ^.������.-*AWBifljflrW���������m5igH897.  Li  xuuwuig  The Vancouver VfiorliliseE1  dmm  (i.������r������iov.;4ii:Wfft������mi������  the Following  A gentleman at the Sifton KaiJquef on  Thursday night in the course of bisv,re  marks observed that British Columbia  should have another representative in the  House of Commons, and that one of the  Biipernumeries representing Victoria,  should be taken from that city and given  to Kootenny. The representation in the  Commons for Outario and Quebec is one  tor every 22,900 inhabiiants. Quebec's  sixty-five members cannot be increased no  matter to what extent the population  maybe extended unless the Biitish North  America Act of 1807 is amended, and the  representation of all tbe other Provinces  is based upon that of Quebec. British  Columbia at present is represented by six  members, three from the Island and three  from the Mainland, numbers which must  be changed before tbe next general election. It is simply a disgraceful condition  in our representation which allows a couple to Victoria, while Buddaad and Yale-  Cariboo with many hundred times greater area and vaster and more diversified  interests have but one. It is time for a  change iu tbis respect. Possibly the  forthcoming Liberal platform will make  some suggestion io remedy the anomaly.  We shall see, and that it is to be hoped  very shortly now."  THE WEATHER IN ALASKA.  <*&l(UMr ll, WWyJLatiy $  Valuable    Information .. About   the   Cold  . During the Winter.  Weather Observer G. N. Salisbury of  Seattle, furnishes, the following information regarding tho temperature on the  Yukou river.  ��������� "Au alchohol thermometer," he said,  "could be graduated to 100 degrees below  zero; -and I believe even to 200 degrees.  At an .extreme it has never, within the  . time record has been kept, gone below 80  degrees on the Yukon river. At Nuklu-  Ynyet, or Weare, a station at tbe junction  ���������-' tbe -'.Yukon and Tanana rivers, 76  iegrees'was the lowest registered during  i period of observation from August 1882  :���������_< May 1886. At Fort Reliance, between  Circle City and Dawson City, tbe mini-  mir ������ temperature on record is 80 degrees  !������elow..���������i.'~~)''  "The climate of the coast is comparatively well' known. The chain of coast  ptation '-in" Alaska maintained by the  signal service, now the weather bureau,  waffexfended up the Yukon in the fall of  j.8H2,t/and meteorological observations,  -lore or less desultory, were maintained  \V the trading posts of the Alaska Com-,  mercinl company during the closed  . "usqu. As soon as the ice went out of  :"he river observations were discontinued,  hot to be resumed until the end ot the  open  season,   about   the midde of Sep-  :nber.  "The coldest time of the year on the  ukon river is in January and February.  At Port Reliance, which may be taken as  a central point with tbe same climate as  \)ircle City and Dawson, the meau tem-  erature for the different months in the  year is ns follows: January, 28.7; February, 19.7; March, 10.5; April, 28.7; May  13.9; September,. 43.9; October, 27.2;  November, 7.0; December, 21.4."  TELEGBAPH TO THE YUKON.  ~'Uumirt law> Pacilic Telexrsptr Company Will  Construct It.  It3   Another year will see a telegraph line  ,'Y. extending through the interior of Canada  [;, to Dawson City and all points in the gold  "ibearing valley of the great Yukon river,  /and merchants in the Klondike metropolis will be able to telegraph their orders  for grub, miners can sell their claims by  wire and-get remittances in tbe same  expeditions manner, and the Arctic circle  will be as close to civilization as any other  circle.   The authority for tbis statement  is C. R. Hosmer, vice president of the  Canadian Pacific Telegraph Company. -  "We are going to build a line to the  Klondike," he said- "There is now a  government telegraph liue from Ashcroft  on. our mainline, to Quesuelle, B. C, a  distance of 200 miles, and we propose to  extend this along the. line surveyed by  the government in 1866-67, via Telegraph  creek, a distance of about 1,500 miles.  This line was projected to cross Behring  straits to Siberia, and runs right through  the Klondike district. -   '  "There are no serious difficulties in  the way,* beyond that of transportation.  The country is covered with small timber  suitable for poles, most of the way. The  difficulties due to snow and sleet have  been^much exaggerated and can.be overcome by the use of copper wire."   -  - SUCCESSFUL AT LAST.  It   Sometime*    Takes   u   Louie  Time   to  Secure Justice. ,  = John B. McPhillips, an eleven year old  boy, the son of Patrick T. McPhillips,  was run over and killed by a New York,  New Haven and Hartford train at Mor-  risania on May 3, 1881. His father, as  \. his administrator, brought suit in the  Supreme Court to recover 85000 damages  for tbe loss of the boy,  The first suit has been tried four times.  The first trial, in 1883, resulted in a disagreement.   The second trial resulted in  * favor of the plaintiff.   Tbe railroad com-  ' pany appealed, and, on technical grounds  the judgment was set aside.   The third  1 trial also resulted in a verdict against the  company, which was again appealed and  . again resulted  in  an order for a new  ! trial.  On the last trailj which was presided  cent. interestWfi&Wafct?%lMm.  0&l$PV&he .rfT*ifti fea* feflffifftki W  1883.     Juptitte-jMoABam .suit* that- the  costs an^^sfcf^dtfjpqtti^o^re  than $15,060..    '���������' "    "    .,,  ' A\)"   _ . ,-l'vvi-lr-i noma7  A Story Abottt'Itnekefetter;"'   A newly engaged cle?kriprtfce"ra$loy  of the Standard Oil Company tfifirsWft to  work ,in a small room that contained a  health lift. Every morning at about 10  o'clock, when this clerk was particularly  busy with figures, a small,.black-mus-  toched man, quiet and diffident in manner, . entered, said, "Good morning,"  walked on tip-toe to the corner ��������� and  exercised for a quarter of an hour. It  became a bore to the, clerk, who, at last,  one day, remarked with considerable heat  to the stranger:  "How do you expect me to do my work  properly while you are fooling with that  blasted machine? I'm getting tired of it.  Wby don't you put it where it won't  worry a person to death?"  "I am very sorry it annoys you," said  tbe stranger, flushing: "I will have it  removed at once."  A porter took it away within an hour.  A few days later the clerk was sent for by  Mr. Flagler, whom lie found in earnest  conversation witb the small, black-mus-  tached man. The latter smiled at seeing  him, and gave Flagler some instructions  and left the room.  '.'Will you tell me,who that gentleman  is?" the young man asked, a light beginning to break upon bim. ;, '  "That is Mr. Rockefeller," -wjis the  reply.  It was the clerk's first acquaintance  with tbe bead of the, great corporation  by which he was employed.���������Boston  Journal.  An Amluble Greenhorn.  Mrs. G of Staten Island had in  her employ a greenhorn. Her only qualification for the position of waitress  which she possessed on her arrival iu this  country was a pretty face. She was  voluable of speech and slow of comprehension, and many a- housekeeper would  have (?iven her marching  orders at the  end of  the  first  week; but Mrs. G   thought there were the makings of n  good servant in ber, and so kept her.  After the girl bad been with her a  month, and bad learned how to serve  soup without spilling it down the backs  of the diners, Mrs. G gave a dinner,  to which were invited two very dignified  people, in whose home everything ran  with tbe smoothness of a chronometer,  and she was naturally anxious to approximate that smoothness in the service of  her dinner.  For two courses everything went as  smooth as heart could wish. Bridget  refrained from speech, spilled not a thing  was attentive to the wants of the guests  and looked as pretty as a fresh young  Irish girl can, which is saying a great  deal.  But when she removed the fish and  attempted to take it down stairs to the  kitchen, she tripped on the top step, and  witb a scream and a series of bumps and  crashes she and tbe fish accomplished  the descent.  Mrs. G and her family vainly tried  to keep frornlaughterr���������There-wassuch  a "cheerful bumpy sound" in her down-  going. The two dignified guests were as  adamant. They evidently heard nothing  but even their risiblea were not proof  against what followed. Mrs. G������������������ sat  irresolute for a moment, hoping that the  girl would not require assistance. Arid  she did not. In the richest of accents a  voice came up the basement staii-3:  "Did ye hear me? Fell arlthe way  down shtairs an' landed on me fat loike  a burrd."-7-Harper's Bazaar.   ���������  Newspaper Men.  Newspaper men always know a great  deal more than they tell and shield more  than they expose. They are.always more  merciful than cruel, as is often said. A  man who trusts a newspaper man may  rely on the fact that be will befaiily  treated. It is the mean, contemptible  suspicious hypocrites the newspaper men  have to watch. No manly man was ever  hurt by a newspaper,, but no one -is  quicker to see the manner of a man than  a newspaper man who studies men and  their actions day into day.���������Ex.  MINING TRANSFERS.  Where no coasidcration is named in transfers  the nominal sum of 31 is to be understood.  Copper Glancc���������SaiJ!Q..tQ.8nnie, i.  Oct 20-  .K&Au, rr&tftic; iM usini (iSiB Hct^lX' li  Booker to A R MpPgnAld. release of bond of  ������ int given by McDonald to L E Booker.  Oct 30-' -aKwrOTzaaao     .      ,"  Cartft$t������&o '2,. Senn$,>-,&{vrtJlJJ 'jgJS^BJrJ.  Congrqgfep W$p&^jfflfWMmW3 Donaldson and J."H.Uyrni|i*I0O.r,������lT firuslKKoJl  "J-'X���������Chas- Benson to J E McCall^rustcc, to  CraYftte Minirig'and Smelting C6ISt|������poJ������������^or/r  frm&\eDMlf/biimttittftilJii!3 WtfrViJdaJri.-nT'V '  (SJjJg^o^nSiime to John Gable, 1.  Nov. 1���������   '     TO5.ETI ,nc.jT-5ij -���������-���������Li,'i ���������jvl������-\:.-f.\  .  Delighted���������Geo li.JPeoLand Alien Bourchier  to J H !tOS3. ''  Silver   GN^UWifoWftiilkUtiJJtb John S  Baker, 310,000,  Nov 2-  Troy-Pelcr LinAnHist-tW+MilttlUliSf 'i-  Same���������Same to D J-Weir,^K ::>J'  Same���������Same to John Gable, J.  Bear's Paw Fraction���������XV Hanson to Uno Olson and Dolph Johnson, 3.  Granite Iron���������J E McCall trustee for Granite  M & S Co to Charles Benton, agreement.  J Y���������Charles Benton to Granite M & S Co.  Nov i���������  Bob Ingerrol���������C Quanstrom to"H W Pollock.  Colorado���������VV Meadows lo H Hulbert.  Nov a���������  Silver Queen���������John, Bough to'A.P Anderson, ������. .  Silver Queen���������A P Anderson to Tim O'Lerry,  3800,  Buttcifly���������Ed Dedolph to W F Whcllaras, \,  $25.  Slocau Cily.  Oct 22���������-  - Mono���������Godfrey Adams to E L Wilson," jV.  Owl���������W tt Crawford to W Tomlinson. 5-15.  Oct 25-  Two Friends-C Murphy to AV E Boie. i. <���������  Oct2G���������  Birch Grove���������Charles It Burke   to Joseph  Payne, 1.  Oct 28���������  Creole���������D E Uafnsc to Beaumont Bogga-,'_������.   -  Xovi��������� ,-"'..  Frederick���������Steven Powers to Michael Powers, i.  Copper Cliff���������Same to same, J.  Nov 2��������� '  Mohawk���������Frank Schabot to J G Miller,, J.  . Cossette���������Albert Cossette to A Finnigau, 1-16  Same���������Same to Uichael Primeaux, 1-16.  Chiikat���������B E Sharpe to Harry Williams, J.  Delphain-Chas Culver to Harry Williams, J  . Kaslo.  Oct 27���������  Tecomseh and Pontiac���������M J Heath and F A  Heap to Geo Alexander Scowden, option to  purchase bond,  Cariboo, South Slope and - Xorth Slope���������A  Johnson, A Xilson, T & P Johnson and Andrew  I foWl ii!'::)  New Denver.  Oct 21-  Amazon���������Jas S Reid to Mrs G Bargcr, i.  Oct 22���������  P T-F Pyman to W S Taylor.  Printice Boy���������J W Ryan to P M Hayes, by  tho sheriff, ?170.  Oct 23-  Ircne���������A H Blumeuauer to Geo Alexander.  Manitoba���������Samuel E Watson to John Nunn.  power of attorney.  Manitoba-John Nunn and Samuel E Watson  to Hugh McKay, $100.  Oct 25-  Blow Your Horn���������A H Bremner to Tho West  Kootenay (B.C.) Exploring and Mining Co. Ld.  Prentice Fraction���������W H Dowding to E h  Wilson,}. > ;.     ,  Red Fox :J���������. Central J-A W Wright to Chas  McGregor.      :- -  Same���������Samc'to Alfred Robinson, same.  Oct 28- ������ - ' .  Electric���������A C Allen, notice of title'to i,  Oct 29-     -     . -  Fountain 'Fraction���������Ira   W Black tb Robt  McDonald, $20.  Same-Ira W Black and Robt McDonald to  John McDonald, 1 year's lea'Q on \.  Fountain Fraction���������Ira XV Black, to John  McDonald, i, $5001.  Fountain Fraction���������Jennie Knapp to John  McDonald, 1 years lease on i, 20per cent of  proceeds.  Oct 30- -       -  R A M���������John Carrahcr to Henry Fitzgerald,}  Yuma Fraction���������R W Gordon to Geo Alexander. -       .  .Aurora  Fraction���������II   B Alexander to The  Ruth Mines.       ^  Yuma, Aurora No 2 and Suburban Fraction  ���������E M Sandilands to same.  The Trenton���������Walter Clough to James Cran.  Kos*lau<l.        y  Oct 29- - .  Early Dawn���������F P Heiser to J H Nolan, J,  Same���������Same to M E Adie, 5.  W J Bryan-J J Hand to J S Gusty,}..  Sailor Boy. Big Four, Blaylo'ck and Queen Lil  ���������F C Wells to Herman Luckman. .  Same���������H Luekman to J B McArthur, }.  Nov 2-  Monday���������Norman A Mackenzie to Henry McLean, 3-lti, ������750.  Buckeye���������Alex Lynch, John Earl, and J Vo-  gel to Samuel D Williams & Co, by C Louis N  Hayward, 10 per .cent of capital, in company  organized to operate claim,  Nov 3���������  Prince o������ Wales���������Wm Hogan to John Ryan.i  Nov i���������  Richmond���������Geo Eichmann to F M McLeod.  Nov 6���������  Oakland and Emma Webber-J A Flettto D  D-Birks. ������������������-*^-.���������_: -. ���������.^ ���������  ���������.������������������_  Nov 8-  Helena No 3���������A G Leeson to J H Robinson. J.  Double Fraction, Aetna Fraction���������Younger  Lawler to James Lawler.  (Continued on Sixth Page.)  THE, QUEEN BESS.  Preparation* Being Made  Cur Shipment*  Tbis Winter.  ~ J. H. Moran who recently sold the  Queen Bess near the Three Forks concentrator to Capt. Duncan and Mr. Mil-  bourne was in town last Monday, He  states that from 18 to 25 men are being  employed at the mine and that a wagon  road to it will soon be completed. The  mine will ship steadily all winter and tbe  ore being taken out now gives a value of  150 ounces in silver and 70 per cent lead.  A new strike was recently made on the  Queen Bess and 80 inches ot ore were  exposed. About 2000 feet"of development work has been done, the longest  tunnel being 450 feet and tbe greatest  depth 300 feet. Ibe mine is looking well  and a large quantity of ore has been  blocked out. :  CHURCH   NOTICES.  Church of England. Matins 11 a.m.  Eveu Song, 7.30 p. m. every Sunday.  Holy Communion on 1st aud 3rd Sundays in .the month, after Matins; on 2nd  and 4th" Sundays, at ,8 a. m.. Sunday  School at 2.30 p. m.  Pbesbyterian Church. Services at  11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Sunday School  at 2.30. Prayer meeting Thursday evening at 8 p.m. Christian Endeavor Society  meets every Monday evening at 8 o'clock.  Methodist Chukch. Corner Silica  and Josephine StreetsT Services at 11  a. m. aud 7.30 p. m. Sabbath School 2.30  p. m.. Prayer meeting on Friday evening nt 8 o'clock. Epworth League CE.  Tuesday at 8 p.m.  Eohan Cathoijc Church. Mass at  Nelson every Sunday at 8 and 10.30 a. m.  Benediction at 7.30 to 8.00 p. m.  - Baptist Church.���������Services morning  and evening at 11 a. m. and 730 p. m.  Prayer meeting Wednesday evening at8  p. m. Meetings are held in the school  house.    Strangers cordially welcomed.  Bev. G. R. AVelch. Pastor.  Theosopht. Mrs. Agnea Shotwell  Heath will address inquirers on the wisdom religion at Room 5, Hillyer-Clement  Building every Sunday evening at 7  o'clock bharp.���������Subject November 7th,  "Man, His Seven Fold Nature."  ,li ffa iriiiv\^'ijkii.u.  ki   lol-j J^o y.'i -joi hnoo^t j!,o* uo'iln  stch Kul  o'ludv JrrfibifUi a'iaar  *f BAKER[STREET,  Kelson* oi mhi t���������' -      -B. C.  S tl'olrs "Wesk'&fWA'if of Montreal, P. O. Box 229.  ,:'?0u3 ih'Ji foirr'-  vlIi!;;i:i-:V:j ���������  inil    ,b'    OFFICE OF THE  LTootenay, galleys Co., Ld.  -and- ;-. ���������  Balfour Brick Yard Oo.  Owners of property in Nolson should send in  a list of their lots for mlc, as 1 have customers  ready to purchase Nelson property at a reasonable figure. 710  W. 4: G.  DICKSON.  REAL ESTATE, ������W  COMMISSION AGENT,  MINING   BROKER.  BEALEY BLOCK, BAKER ST.  NELSON, B. O-      [335]  G. D. CURTIS  ^=3arohitegtE=E  625    OVEtt THOMSONS' ItOOIi STORE.  JOHN  HIRSCH,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office:  NELSON   AND   ROSSLAND, B. C.  140  Do you want Type? Do you want Ink?  Do you want to trade I'rcsscx?  Do you want to trade Paper Oiiltcrs?  Do you want anything in the Printing Machin  ery line;  If so write to  TORONTO TYPE VOlINItllY CO.. .  COO .V.*0 (,'nrdovii St., Vancouver, IC. C.  Fall and Winter Styles  French Patterns, Hats, Latest Novelties in  Fall and Winter Millinery Goods..  Prices to Suit Everybody.  mrs. Mclaughlin,  764 Josephine Street.  MINES EXAMINED  '   AND REPORTED ON BY  F. M. CHADBOURN  ��������� Twenty years' experience in mining.  Thorough knowledge of mine3 of British  Columbia.   Terms Reasonable.  718 NELSON, B. C  JOHN McLATCHIE  Dominion and  ProvinciaW> -  Land Surveyor.  649     ;        *        . NELSON, B.  C.  NOTICE.  IS HERKBY given that sixty days afterdate,  I shall apply to thc Chief Commissioner  ot Lands and Works for permission to purchase the following described land, situate  near the south end of Kootenay lake:  Commencing at the northwest corner of Lot  883. G.l, Kaslo and Slocan Ry land, thence  east 10 chains, thence north 40 chains, thence  west 40 chains, thence north 20 chains, thence  west 40 chains, thence north 40 chains, thence  west 40 chains, thence north 20 chains, thence  west to the shore of Kootenay lake, thence following the shore of said lake to point of commencement, containing 610 acres more or less.  (Signed)      A. St. G. HAMERSLEY.  West Kootenay, 30th August. 1897.   .-     7.53  Ye Olde  Fashioned . .  ENGLISH  GINGER  BEER  Thorpe & Co., Ld.  ivi. 00.  Wrnuu St.  Have   You   Tried  Smoking   Tobacco ?  HARNESS  and Saddlery. -  Pack Harness. Pack,Strip-;  Hor^e Blankets. Oil Cover.-;, Bells. Te.un IFoils-  ing.-. Whips. Urns he-.  Comb.-, etc. Repairing a  - specialty Prompt attention given to all orders.  L. POGUE.  WARD ST.  (iai| Opp Court non-e  til  W. J. TWISS,  MINING,  REAL ESTATE Y  ���������BROKER.���������  INSURANCE AND GENERAL  COMMISSION AGENT.  FRONT STREET.     -     KASLO. B. C.  (unO)  6    PASSENGER    fi  v .   TRAINS U  EACH   DAY   BETWEEN  Trail and Rossland  ON THE  COLUMBIA & WESTERN RT.  ������fwn  j. lio I  ]?!H!?,,T!  TIME   CARD.  ' Subject to change without notice.  05hA^r^^g^fciKS������A?afipy,M^^  GontoWErfr.-"-'- ,Ju������aily   u ^VoinoTSast.  Leave 8.00a.m.' Kaslo Arrivo 3.50p.m.  "     8.30 a.m.   South-Fork      "      3.15 p.m.  "    9.36 a.m.   Sproule's ���������;.     2.15 p.m.  "      ?.51.a���������m., Whitewater     "    ,2.00.11,10,  "   10.38 a. m. Cody function    ,!     1.12p.m.  Are.  10.50 a.m.   Soudkini ">''? Leave   1.00 p.m.  CODY LINE.  Leavo 11.00 a. m. ftiiflttJoO AfeS&'ifuStfAn.  Arrive 11.20 a. in. Codyj   r,   jl^^va^Wi^lBlJ  For   rates and intoiniftC^oha ?0plyj;������ite'lt*A  Company's ofllces.      ^  ������      . ,       '.      ,    ,,  ROBT. IRVING,        dSfa-Ttomk"'*  2611 G. F. & P. 4. -JJiL' Sif^fttimSutft.1  Run made in one hour.  No. 6 loaves Rossland at 7 a. m.   Connects in  the morning with steamer ab Trail.  No. 3 leaves Trail at 8:15 a. ra.   Connects at  Rossland with Red Montain train for Spokane.  No. 2 leaves Rossland at. 3:00 p. m.   Connects  with C. P. R. main line steamers for the  north at Trail.  No. 1 leaves Trail at 12:30 p. m. Connects with  C. P. R: main liue steamers from the north  at Trail.  No.' 4 leaves Rossland at 11:00 a. m.   Connects  with Red Mountain train from Spokane at  Rossland.  No. 5 leaves Trail at 5:45 p. m.   Connects with  steamer Lytton at Trail.  General Offices: F. P. GUTELIUS,  . Trail B. C. General Supt,  DIRECT  ROUTE   TO   FORT STEEL1���������.  NELSON and LARDO  Steam Navigation Oompany  Commencing Monday 10th Blay, 1897,  Steamer Ainsworth will-leave Kaslo, B. C,  every Monday and Thursday at 9 a.m. 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 Ferry at  4 a.m.on Wednesdays and Saturdays, arriving  at Kaslo same evening so as to make quiet  connections with Trail Creek and Slocan Mining districts. .  This route is the most direct for the Fort  Steele Mining Camp and makes close connections at Bonner's Ferry with the Upper Kootenay River steamers.-  First-class Passenger and Freight accommodations. - - 037  Going East?  If you are  ... Do not Forget  TJiree Iffliiortant Points  FIRST���������Go via St. Paul because the  lines to that point "'ill afford you the  best Bervice.  SECOND���������See that the coupon beyond  St. Paul reads via the Wisconsin Central  because that line makes tho closest connections with all the trans-continental  lines enterinsf.lheUnion depot there, and  its service is first-class iu every particular  THIRD���������:lj,or information, call on your  neighbor and friend, the nearest ticket  ageut, and ask for a ticket via the Wis-  consiu Central lines, or address  Jas. C. Pond,  _ Gcn._Pas..Agt,._  Milwaukee,  Wisconsih.  or Geo. S. Batty.  j_. General Agent.  21G SUirk Str"  (570) Portland, Or  International Mipiii  ���������ui Wi Co., Li.  Steamers  "International" and, "Alberta" on Kootenay Lake  " and River.  Time  Card' in cfl'cct Oct.  1st, 1S97.- Subject  to change without notice.  Five Mile Point connection with nllnasscngcr  <���������   trains of X. & l-\ S. H. It. to and from  Northport; Holland and  Spokane.  Ticket sold and baggage checked to U.S. points  Leave Kaslo for Nelson and way points, daily  except Sundays, 5:15 n. 111. > Arrive Northport  12:15 p.m.; Rowland 3:10 p. 111.:  Spokane (i p. in.  Leave Nelson for Kaslo and way points, daily  except Sundays, 5:15 p. in." Lcnving Spokane 8  a. in; Rossland 10:30 n. in.;  Noithporl 1:50 p. 111.  Kaslo, U. C, 1st Oct., 1817.  31 GKO. ALEXANDER  Gun'l Mgr.  ATLANTIC  Steamship Lines  From Montreal.  Carthaginian���������Allan Line Nov. 13  California���������Allan Line  : Nov. 20  Labrador���������Dominion Line Nov. 13  Vancouver���������Dominion  Line Nov. 20  Lake Ontario���������Heaver Line Nov. 17  Lake Superior���������Beaver Line Nov. 20  From New York.  Teutonic���������White Star Line Nov. 10  Brittianic���������"White Star Line Nov. 17  St. Paul���������American Line Nov. 17  St,Louis���������American  Line .;  Nov.2)i  Unibria���������Cunard  Line...  . r Nov. 20 j  Lucania���������Cunard   Lino Nov. '"  M0RTHERN- ,...,  IN     PACIFISM  r.fia.ol'1 toTto  THE FAST LINE      ������1S"  SUPERIOR SERVl'ffi  THROUGH    TICKETS      "  ro  all points in the  United States and Canada  Direct Connection with the Spokane Falls and Northern Ry.  SPOKANE TRAINS     *  .8:25 p. ni.  .7:00 a.m.  No. 1 West depart,  No. -2 East,....       "    "  Tickets to Japan  and China via, Tacoma and Northern Pacific  S. S. Company.  For information, fcinio cards, maps  anil tickets apply to agents of the S. F.  & N. and its connections, or  P. D. GIBBS,  General Agent.  SPOKANE, WASH.  -OE,- '  A. D. CHARLTON,  Asst. Gcnl. Pass. Agent.  No. 255 Morrison St., Corner of Third'  Portland, Oregoa.  S3- Write for new map of the Kootenay country. 531  THE   SURVEYOR'S   CHAIN    MADE   IT  THE SHORTEST  TRANSCONTINENTAL     ROUTE.  It istlicMost Modern In Equipment.  It Is thc Heaviest XuilcU tine.  It lias a llocii-Uallast KoHilbcd.  II Crosses \'o Sana Jtcfinvrls.  It In the Only Line Running   Luxurious  Vluli ltoom Cars.  It is Xotcd for the Courtesy of Its Employes.  It Is llie Only Lint: Serving Meals  on tbe  a Iu Carle  l'!:iu.  THROUGH    THE -  GRANDEST       SCENERY  IN AMERICA BY DAYLIGHT.  Attractive Tours duiinp Season of  Navigation on Great Lakea via Dili nth in  connection with Magnificent Passenger  Steamers Northwest and Northland.  For maps, tickets and complete in foi mat ion  call on or address Agents, K. & S. Ry., C. & K  S. Nav. Co., N. & F. S. Hy., or  C. <;. UI-YO.V, General Ancnt.  Spokane, Wash.  F.'l. WIIIT.VKY, ������. V. * T. A.,  Ml St. I'aul. Minn. ,  Spokane Falls &  Northern Bfy.  Nelson & Fort  Sheppard R'y.  Red Mountain FTy.  The "only all rail route without change  of cars between Nelson and Rossland and  Spokane and Eossland.  ,   (Daily Except Sunday) .,  Leave 9.20 a.m. NELSON Arrive 5-35 p-m.  ' "    12:00 "   ROSSL'D    "    3:50   "  "    3-00 a-m. SPOKANE   "    6.-10 p-m.  ~ Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek, connect at Marcus "with Stage  Daily.         -    o ������-.���������". ���������������������,-"  .i...    ..,.������������������.    -..    - -    -  Cabin, &S5, S-'K). iW. STO. ijN) ;im! upward"  Intermediate, $50 and upward--  Apply  i������  v......   ~.    - .,  -���������  AKent. Nelr.011. or to.      WILLIAM ST1TT,  (OjjJt   General A^ent. C.IMl. Oilices, Winnipeg.  FOR SALE,  1  BAKER ST-  Ttto Lots with Three Stores  BAKER ST.  One Lot -with Two Stores.  VERNON ST.  Several Lots (Fifty foot frontage)  103 XX. J. C. IUcIuob. Raker St.  0.R.&N.  Shortest and Quickest  Route to       . -  Coour'd Alono mines. Palonse, Lewis-  ton, Walla AValla, Uakci- City Mines,  Portland, San Francisco. Ctipple Creek  t^old inines and all points E;ist and  South. Only line Kast via Salt Lake  and Denver. Steamer tickets to Europe and other foreign countries.  Lkavi:  7:!."> p. m.  Uaily  7:1.1 a. m.  Daily  SrOKANKTIMESCHEDCi-i:     AKKIVK  FASTllAil^-U'alla Wnlla ! . ,.  Ton land. Sun Franci-co 1 ''���������':' "-.-, m-  linker City and the east.  Uaily  Loc.vr. Mail ��������� Coeur d'  Alene--. Fnrmincton. Gar-   G:.*i p. m.  field.Colfax,I'ulliiian and f-   Uaily  JIo.-cow. 1  For throuRh ticket... and fnrulicr information  apply at O. It & X. Co.V- oflice.  130 Kivcrvide avenue,   I '&> Ka.-t Columbia avo  Spokane. Woeh.    -I        ltosslaml. 1$. C.  J. Cami'iiem* H. M. Adams.  General As'.nt.       i Trav. F. and I'. AKent.  XV. H. Hf i'.i.BiruT. General I'ass. Agent.  Wi I'ortlar.d. (Jrejjon.  H '-i  if", I  -r  Mi  8"!  i  \  .  1: "'I  hi  f :f I  ��������� '5  ���������?r|  il  ������������������I -.m  . si  pi  -��������� U  "< * 1  U1  :'ril  '  ii  : 1 biavA^IffrJ *l*J������-  ?#���������  THE MINER, NELSON. B. C, S ATURDAY, NOV. 13, 1897.  J  X-  IT IS NOT ABSOLUTE.  Business Personals.  AN  IMPOETANT  THE   MINING  AMENDMENT  TO  REGULATIONS.  Lapse of a  Free  Miner's Certificate Hues  Not  Xcrewirlly Mean  Absolute  Forfeiture.  TLe British Columhia Gazette publishes this week a regulation to avoid  forfeiture of niining properties owing to  the lapsing of free miner's certificates in  certain cases. The amendment is an exceedingly important one and will be in  effect Monday, November 15. Under the  present regulations a person holding  mining properties will '"absolutely" forfeit all his rights to them if he allows but  a single day to elapse between the date  of expiration and renewal. The new  amendment contains many conditions and  does not. mean that holders of certificates  should.fail to use air possible precautions against allowing the certificate to  lapse. The amendment in full rends as  follows:  Notice is hereby given that his honor  the lieutentant-governor iu council has  been pleased to repeal the regulation of  the llth day of December, 1S96, with regard to relief against forfeiture owing to  the lapse of a free miner's certificate-  heretofore in force, and to make the following regulation iu respect thereof,  such repeal and new regulation to take  effect on the 15th day of November,  1897:  Any person or joint stock company,  being the holder of any mining property,  desiriDg relief against the forfeiture of  his or its interest in such property by  reason of an omission to obtain a new  free miner's certificate on or before the  day following the expiration ot the certificate, shall observe the following conditions:  1. Forthwith upon ascertaining the  expiry of his certificate to obtain a new  one:  2. At the time of obtaining such new  certificate file with the recorder issuing  the same, and post iu the record office,  a notice of his intention to apply for relief:  3. Within 30 days from such filing  transmit to the minister of mines the following documents and fee:���������  ' (a:) A statutory declaration setting  fortb the circumstances of such omission,  with fall particulars of the mining properties held by the applicant which.  would be affected with forfeiture:  (b.) A certificate under the hand of  tbe gold commissioner or mining recorder of _each division wherein any of  the said properties is situate, that notice  bas been:posted, and that no records  (other than those mentioned in the said  certificate, if any) adverse to the applicant's interest in the said properties have  been made by him during the time in  which the said applicant was not in possession of a valid existing free miner's  certificate:  (c.) A declaration by the applicant, or  his agent duly cognizant of the location  on the ground of the applicant's properties, and the other facts affecting the  _"case,_that~lie_has'"searched~the^records  during the interval the applicant was in  -   default, and that su?h claims do not (except as may be therein stated) conflict or  overlap auy of the properties of the applicant:' ���������  (d.)   The sum of five dollars.  /Ihe minister of mines may thereupon  . give instructions for the alteration of  the date of the applicant's free miner's  certificate so ao to conform with the date  of the expiration of the lapsed certificate,  and may also give instructions for such  amendment" to be made to the records  affected as may be considered requisite,  and any such relief may be partial as to  properties iu. respect whereof relief is  given, or so as to save adverse rights acquired during defaults of the applicant  Mining News.; c  Mrs.rA.-G. Lowe will open ap a sample  line of stamped linens and fancy goods,  in Eoom 3, Clements, Hillyer block.  Messrs. Booth & Perry have dissolved  partnership and the business in the  future will be carried on by Mr. Booth.  C. D. J. Christie the popular agent  for the Canada Life Assurance company lias removed his office on Baker  St. and is now dircctiy opposite the post  office and entered into a partnership  with J. E. Annable of Trail. They  will do a real estate insurance and  collecting business.  MINING TRANSFERS.  Where no coasidcration is named in transfers  tho nominal sum of SI in to be understood.  (Continued from Fifth Page.)  Nelson.  Nov G-  Grand Union���������W McKinnon to J E Read, J.  Same���������J E Read to T Kane and J L Kane, },  ������100.  Nov 8���������  Claircins- C K Desrosicrs to J Latravers, J,  Ked Seal���������J E Wize to A E Rand,}.  Mountain Chief, Iron Mountain, Iron King���������  T J Alexander and II Boss to J lt Stussi, }.  Nov 0-  llazel-I Vipodd to E W Vipond.  Rio Grande, Equator���������W D Smith to M Mclver, i, ?200.  Tamarrc, Tnnagcr. Magnet, Racatum, Elizabeth���������J W Handlcn to Dr. D. Campbell, J.  Nov 10-  Corean���������D Cameron to D McLeod, \,  You Bet, Summit, Mountain View, Mineral  Hill, Drummer, Blue Dick, Cliff-E D Browne  to W J Shelton, i,  B X-W Grisby to E M Richarkson.'JIOO,  Grand Union���������W McKinnon to J L Kane, },  $100.  Nov 11-  Klondikc i, Carrie, Ella May, Colorado, Black  Diamond, Gold Coin, Snow Shoe���������A N Johnson  to F L Osier, *32, ?5.  Wild Horse���������J Lindblad to T J Duncan, mtg.  S225.  Nora���������B A Robertson to J K Robertson.  The Centre Star.  (Continued From First Page.)  ever suspect suoh a trespass, is an appli  cation to the court for an order  for  inspection.  With respect to one of the paragraphs  in Mr, Durant's affidavit where he says  the shaft, in'time, will probably reach a  point 39 feet from the present face of the  tunnel, I understand him to mean that  when the tunnel is projected 30 feet  further, tbe shaft and tunnel will meet,  and the ore of vein No. 2 be eventually  lowered instead of being hoisted. Bat  this is neither here nor there, The complaint of the plaintiffs is that the Iron  Mask oompany commenced a shaft, on  their own ground, and, continued it  downwards until it stuck into the workings in the Center Star tunnel. The injunction in question was to restrain the  defendants temporarily from farther  proceeding with this shaft, or interfering  with the plaintiff's works in their tunnel.  A continuance of the in j auction until the  hearing is now moved for, and it appears  to me, from the evidence, that the plaintiffs are entitled to it, without, giving  more than the ordinary undertaking as  to damages.  The costs of this motion will abide the  event.  PRODUCE OF THE MINES.  RETURNS FOB 1897 UP TO DATE.  OBB EXPORTED.  From Slocan via Kaslo 29.0161  Slocan via Nakusp..  4,496  Rossland via Northport ������,347}  Rowland via Nelson      52.  Tons  42,942  Total Value;  Through Nelsbn Custom House.$ 1,620,616.07  '*      Retelstoke (Nanuspl...      496,860.62  Average value per ton, $72,507  3,117,483.59  Cheap Passenger Bates.  Portland to San Francisco via the O.  R. & N. company's steamers, cabin $5,  steerage $2.50 including meals and berth.  Service unexcelled. For through rates,  sailing dates, berth reservations and  detailed information call on,  G. K. Tackabury, or H. M. Adams,  Ag't N. & F. S. Ry.   Trav. Pass. & F'ght Ag't.  Nelson, B.C. .���������    No." 30 East Columbia Ave.  (782) Rossland; B.C.  PBOMJCE OV 8XKLTKRS.  (Shipped)  TONS  Nelson (Hall Mines) Matte.. 2691  Trail Smelter Matte        4664},  7355}  Total value, $3,714,901.06  "    "   of ore and matte exported, $6,832,387.65  OBE SHIPMENTS.  KOOTENAY HOTEL!  Mrs. Mary Mallette  chased the interest of Mr.  and has now sole control.  has pur-  Peterson  First Class Dining Boom.    No Chinamen.   All white help.  ACCOMMODATIONS, 81.00 per day.  Vernon Street,       768       Nelson, B. C  ������������������turns Mace but Week.  VIA KASLO.  Payne Mine to Pueblo. Col  200  Whitewater to Everett  116  Washington to Omaha.'    21  Ruth to Everett  90  Last Chance to Pueblo. Col  32  459"  Total value. $33,706.  Average value per ton, $73,433  VIA NAKUSP.  Reco to Omaha  60  Idaho           "        40  Slocan Star to Omaha  120  Hustler              "          191  Cornith to Tacoma  13)  Idaho to Aurora  20  273  Total value. $40,965.  Average value, $150.05  NEW   LOCATIONS.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENT*.  PRINCESS MINERAL CLAIM.  Nelson.  Horse Shoe���������K McAvoy, Erie mt adj Little  Giant,  Little Giant���������W Feeney, same. -  Golden Rod���������Same, 4 mi n Erie.  Bellingham���������Same, 3 mi n w Erie.  Utopia���������XV Berwick. 1 mi e n fk Salmon adj  Little Joe.  Edith���������Same, same,  Minr.ie���������Same, same,  Gilford���������G S Mabee, 1 mi w Erie formerly  Mabee.  Kathleen���������A Carrie, bet Sprou'e and Falls  cks, 1 mi n Kootenay river.  Brandon���������J McAlman, J mi up Bear ck.  Nov 4���������  Piccadilly���������P J Glcazer, two mi n Hall Sid-  iug.  Calumet���������F Herbert, 2 mi s Cayuse ck on L  Arrow lake.  El Dorado���������IIC Pollock, head Whiskey ck.  Sparkler���������P P Cullen Bear ck adj  Silver  Night.  Star���������R Grant, 3 mi fm Nelson 2 ml e N & F S  Buckingham���������G Reynolds, n fk Salmon J mi  n Copper ck.  Agassis���������Same, Donaldson mt.  Alhambra���������Same, same.  Nov'5���������  Golden Crest���������R M Reeves, Swift ck, 2} mi n  J Wilson's cabin.  Golden Gate���������J Wilson, N Hartninn, same.  Green Witch���������V FLcvenworth, 2 mi up Lost  creek,-  Rigney���������M  F  Crahcn, Elk ck adj  White  Cloud.  Highland Chief-G C McGregor, Middle ck, i  mi fm L A lake.  Nov 6���������  Adelaidc���������J Y Cole, } in fm Stag Leap mt, 1  Situate in the Nelson- Mining division ok  West Kootenay District.���������Where Located.���������On    Toad   Mountain.   Wagon  . Road, Four Miles South or Nelson, B.  a  TAKE NOTICE that.l, A. J. Gerrard.of  City of Nelson, British Columbia. Free  Miner's Certificate No. 98595, intend sixty days  from the date hereof to apply to the Miuing  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claim,  ' And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced  before the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 13th day of November, 1897.   (792)  VIA   NORTHPORT.  Iron Mask GM Co to U.S.A.  Total value, $544.  Stamford & Oo.  SANITARY ������  PlumbinG  Pitting and Heating.  All Work Guaranteed.  No. 1 Selous Block,      Victoria Street,  NELSON, B.C. (7G3)  :~WANTEP~~  House, suitable for a restaurant  or lodging' house.    Address,  L. and D. 1528 Pacific Ave.  785 Spokane, Wash. <>  Music Lessors  Mrs. Morley is prepared to receive  pupils for Piano, Violin or Organs  Apply at ThousoR Stationery ���������������'������ Store,  Nelsoa. 427  KOOTENAY   LAKE  SAW HILL  Nelson   Office  and   Yard  FOOT OF HENDRYX STREET.  Builders are invited to inspect my  stock of  Rough  and  Dressed  Lumber,   Shingles, Laths,  Doors, Sash; Mouldings  Turned Stock, &c.  ORDERS PROMPTLY  FILLED.  G. O. pUchaijai)  413  MATTE ANDBULUON.  (Shipped.)  Hall Mines (Matte)    114}  Total value of ore and matte exported for  the week, $109,437.  METAL QUOTATIONS.  NEW YORK.  a9      10       11  ..571...57|..:57f..  12  .57  Nov..,-       8  Silver 57}.  (Bar)  Lbad ."..3.75 .3.75 ..3.75 .3.75 ..3.75  Nov. 12-Ezchange, $3.85.  Of  of Co-partnership.  Notice is hereby given that thc firm of Booth  & Perry, formerly carrying on a fruit and fish  business in this city, has been dissolved by  mutual consent, Mr. Perry retiring from the  business. All accounts owing to the old firm  of Booth & Perry are payable to Thomas Booth  who will discharge all liabilities of the firm. ���������  THOMAS, BOOTH.  Dated at Nelson, B.C, Ulh November, 1807.  NOTICE.  "71-  TENDERS will be received by the undersigned up to 2 p.m. of the 20 day of November next, for the purchase at a rate on lho  dollar (?) on prices stated below, of the stock of  R. B. Esnouf consisting of  Furniture���������Invoice price with  freight added  Lamps, hardware, etc,  ~   eke  .   $2380.30  .  .    -   . "���������    516.20  Crockery, glassware " ���������'   "    '.'   . 861.22  Terms of sale one third (1-3) cash balance in  two ii) and four(4) months, on' approved security, with interest at 8 per cent, per annum.  Highest or any tender ' cot lecessarily accepted. Stock may be seen on application to  undersigned. W. H. Dowsing,  (790] Assignee.  Dated at Nelson this 6th day of November,  1897.  WEEKLY STOCK BEPOBT.  ...LATEST ARRIVAL IN  ���������WARE  A-INTD  Companies'.  No. of  Shares  The sale of the Ibex group advertised  for last Tuesday, Las been postponed for  30 days. l , ������" "  ;  The_ Highlander mill nt Ainsworth  started on Black Diamond ore last  Thursday and is working satisfactorily.  ' The Eoyal Oak group at Ymir has oue  tunnel in 65 feet on the lead and another  in 40 feet. The main lead is five feet in  width, well mineralized aud gives a  result of from 88 up.  It is announced that not later than  November 15 the WhitewateiMnine will  declare another dividend which" will  bring the total close up to, if not above,  the ������100,000 mark. It is expected that  monthly dividends will be paid during  the winter.      .  The Nebraska Girl on Wild Horse  ' creek is in 70 feet on the lead and has a  depth of 40 feet. The value is in galena"  and gold and the showing made is a good  one. The assajs show 68 ounces ia silver and 61 per ceut lead. The vein is six  feet and the paystreak 18 inches.  Notice is published in the Gazette of a  special general meeting of the shareholders of the British Columbia Smelting and KefiDing cempany at Trail on  Novciber 30 io consider the advisability of disposing of the whole assets of  the company and deciding upon the  terms on which such disposition will be  made.  m"rfmTfk-S51m6nrivr  Equalizer���������AV Grutchflcld, 21 mi w Ymir,  Lew Wallace���������Same, 4 ini w Eric,  Nov 8-  -  Mohawk���������Alf G M Co, Quartz ck, 2 mi s w  Ymir.  Number 11���������J Stussi, 2 mi up Dog ek".  Mable Bigmey���������G Dixon, 2 mi 0 of s branch  Cottonwood ck, 8 mi s e Nelson.  Hoosier Boy���������H Cox, } mi n Halls siding.      ���������-  Bonnie���������S������me, 2} mi n Fern mine.  Duchess���������C J Murry, n fk Salmon riv. ���������  Tyro���������Same, same.  Atlantic���������XV Ellis, same.  Nov 9-  - Auston���������J Ryan, head w fk of n fk Salmon  river.  Litllc Hope���������J McLaren, ty ml s Nelson adj  Good Hope.  Alcadio���������N A Timmins, n fk Wild Horse ck  5 mi fin N& FSry.,  No 9���������J Boultbcc, 2 mi up Dog ck.  No 10���������D Campbell, same.  Phoenix���������11 V Hall, gov't  trail bet 49 and  Sandy cks. ...  Teller���������Same, same.  Cranstons Bank���������J R Cranston, 0  fk Give  Out ck, 3 mi w Silver King.  Nov 10-  Coppcr Queen���������British American G M Co,  C & K Ry, 8 mi tm Nelson.  Combination��������� W E Cramer, I mi s Copper  ck, i mi e of n fk Salmon riv,  Variety���������Same, same.  Highbinder���������T. E Miller, summit bet Wild  Horse and IG Mile cks.  Evelyn���������A IJ Buckworth. s  side of Salmod  riv, 2\ mi n Ymir.  Erie���������J J Hargrcaves. IJ mi up e fk Rover ck.  Nov 11��������� .  Royal Conadian-J P Bell, Salmon riv 3 mi s  Sheep ck formerly Golden Valley.     .  Maple Leaf���������E S Mabee, same, formerly City  cf Vancouver.  ��������� Mary���������K McEvoy, 1 mis Erie rat.  Columbia Star���������J Swanson, li mi s Summit-  siding.  . Big Red Horse-R White, 2} mi fm Salmo  near Little Sheep ck.  Little Blue Grouse���������W Sharpe, same.  Darkwood���������C P Hill, n fk Salmon riv, 1 mi n  Granite ck.  Ella���������J XV Rosscau, e'side n fk Salmon riv, 1  mi n Erie, formerly Bristol.  Nov 12���������  Sophia���������Same, samel formerly Utophla.  NOTICE.  date I intend to apply to the Ch  sioner of Lands and Works for  Commis-  or permission to  bed land Bituate  Notice is hereby given that sixty days after  ������������������'���������-- ~iicf~      ern.  purchase .the following described land sit  in the West Division of Kootenay District, ric:  Commencing at a Post marked Charles  William Pardey's N.W.C., planted on the south  bank of the Columbia River, about 2} miles  above Robson, thence south 40 chains, thence  east 80 chains, thence north to the bank of the  Columbia River, thence following tho bank of  the Columbia River to the point of commencement, containing 320 acres more or less. - -  CHARLES WILLIAM PARDEY.  14th October. 1897. ..        778  NOTICE.  Notice in 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 lands situate  in the West Division of Kootenay District, viz:  Commencing ut Charles William Pardey's  Initial post and marked Alexander Ross' N. E.  C, thence south 40 chains, thenco west 80  chains, thence north to the bank of the Columbia River, thence following tho bank of the  said ltiver to thc point of commencement,  containing 320 acres moro or less. L  14th October, 1897.  ALEXANDER ROSS.  NOTICE.  Notice is "hereby given that sixty days after  ... T !_^__j ._ ������������������_ .- '��������� -'--lef commis-  rinisslon to  date I intend to.applv to the Chief Commis-  Works for permission to  bed land nituate  sioner of Lands and Works for  purchase the following descri  in the West Division of Kootenay District, viz:  Commencing at a Post planted on tho north  bank of the- Columbia River, on the west  boundary of Lot' 301,- marked William Anderson's S.E.C.. thence north'40 chains, thence  west 80 chains, thence south to the north bank  of thc Columbia River, thence following the  said bank of the river in an easterly direction  to the point of commencement, "containing by  admeasurement 320 acres more or less.  WILLIAM ANDERSON.  15th October. 1897. 776.  I\ .  THE   SIPREME ���������OU������T  OF BKITI3H  COLOMBIA.  NKLSON.    .  Hall Mines   Exchequer, i...  " ROSSLAND.  Alberta   Beaver...'   Big Three   Butte   Brit. Cun.GoldfieklB  B.C. Gold.King...  Bluebird .���������   Bruce ;\   Caledonia Con   California   C.&C   Celtic Queen   Centre Star   Colonna   Commander.   Crown Point   Deer Park   Delacola.   Delaware   Eastern Star   Enterprise   Eric..-....:   Evening Star   Georgia.'   Gertrude   Giant   Golden Drip   Golden Queen   Great Western...  Hattie Brown   Helen   High Ore.....   Homestake   Idaho   Imperial   Iron Horse   Iron Mask   IXL.   Independent    Josie .'���������.:.  Jumbo   Knight Templar..  Kootenny-London  LeRoit   Lily May .-;...  Mayflower   Monita   Monte Cristo......  Morning Star.���������  Nest Egg   Northern Belle ...  Novelty...-   O.K   Palo Alto   Phoenix     Poorman   Red Mountain-view  RE. Lee -  Red-Point   Rochester   Rossland. Red Mt  Rossland Star......  St Elmo   St Paul   Silverine   Sou'n Cross Ac W con  Sultana   Trail Mining Co  Union   Virginia   War Eaglet   West LeRoi....  White Bear   Young British Am'n  ainsworth.  DeUie   Ellen..   Par  Value-  Price.  3oo,ooo  1,000,000  1,000,000  75o,ooo  3,000,000  1,000,000  2,56o,ooo  l,ooo,ooo  600,000  1,000,000  5oo,ooo  ,5oo,ooo  500,000  7oo,ooo  5oo,ooo  1,000,000  500,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  l,5oo,ooo  . 500,000  1 000,000  1 000,000  1,000,000  1,000.000  500.000  2,5oo,ooo  5oo,ooo  1,000,000  1,000,000  l.ooo.ooo  . 600,000  - 5oo,ooo  1.000,000  '500,000  l.ooo.ooo  1,000,000  500,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  700,000  5oo,ooo  5oo,ooo  1,000,000  500,000  .5oo,ooo  1,000,000  75o,ooo  1,000,000  1,000,000  500,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  1,000.000  5oo,ooo  5oo,ooo  1,000,000  2,000,000  1,000,000  5oo,ooo  1,000,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  1,000.000  500,000  " 5oo,ooo  1,000,000  2,5oo  .600,000  5oo,ooo  500,000  5oo,ooo  2,000,000  1,000,000  lu llie Natter or the Winding-up Aet, and  In the Matter mt the JTelnoa Saw  Mill Company, Limited. ,  NOTICE.  The partnership heretofore existing  between Kagless & Nilson, doing business as scavengeis has this day been  dissolved. WM. KAGLESS.  SWAN NILSON.  Dated at Nelson *,he 8th day of November 1897 * -    ���������  The business will hereafter be carried  on by Swan Nilson who will pay all bills  and collect all money due. 794  The Creditors of the above named Company  are required on or before the sixteenth day of  November, 1897, to send their names and  addresses and thc particulars of their debts  and claims and the names and addresses of  their solicitors, if any, to Hugh R. Cameron, of  the City of Nelson. British Columbia, the  Ofllcial Liquidator of thc said Company, and,  if so required by notice in writing from the  said Official Liquidator, or by their Solicitors,  to come in and prove their debts or claims at  the Chambers of this Court at such time and  place as shall be specified in such notice; and  in default thereof they will be excluded from  any distribution made before such debts are  proved.  The 23rd day of November at eleven o'clock  in the forenoon at the said Chambers is appointed for the hearing and adjudicating upon  thc debts and claims.  ' Dated this 4th day of November. 1897.  By Order.  (788r E. T. H. SIMPKINS.  Dtp. Registrar,  boundary.  Old-Ironsides   CAMP   MCKINNEY.  Cariboo t ':   .   REVELSTOKE.  Orphan Boy.   slocan.'-.  Alamo   Cumberland   Dardanelles   Grey Eagle   Idler   Kootenay-Colunibia  Minnesota   Noble Five Con..  Rambler Con   Reco   Slocan Star.-.   Sunshine   Wonderful..:   Washington   NORTHPORT.  Red Top   -75o,ooo  1,000,000  1,000,000  800,000  7 00,000  5oo,ooo  ' 5o,ooo  1,000,000  75o,ooo  1,000,000  4oo  1,000,000  1.2oo,ooo  1,000,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  5o,ooo  1,000,000  1,000,000  1,000.000  1  1 00  1 00  1 00  '   TOO  1 00  1 OO  1 OO  1 00  1 00  1 00  loo  1 00  1 OO  loo  1 OO  1 OO  1 ob  1 OO  1 OO  '    1 OO  loo  1 OO  1 OO  1 OO  1 OO  1 OO  r. 1 OO  ' 1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  ^_l_oo  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  5 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 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  loo 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  ������1 12s  f 0 10  0 07  0 17  009  0 01}  0 40  0 10  0 10  0 10  005  0 05}  0 05  022  0 15  0 46  0 12  0 01}  0 12  0 10  020  003  0 9}  0 16  0 8  0 15  0 15  0 16  020  0 14  0 7  0 4  __0_04_  0 07}  0 15}  0 30 -  12}  006  0 32}  050  0   5}  0 10  J9 00  0 12  0 13}  0 19  0 05}  008  0 10  0 2  004  009  0 16  009  0.10  0 12}  0 10  026  0 15  005  0 10  005  020  0 10  006'  Oil  020  0 16  008}  on  0   7}  *  AT JACOB DOVER'S...  Victoria, B.C., igtk Oct., 1897$ \  A. R. "SHERWOOD, Esq.  Agent Ocean Accident &, -:  Guarantee Corporation, *���������;  ���������,. Nelson,  B;C.  Dear  Sir:     I have to thank  you for  the   ij .  prompt settlement of my   claim for $300,      jj  under my combimed Accident Policy No. ������  52274,   for JS5000,   in the  Ocean Accident &?j  Guarantee Corporation  of London,   England.*  .^I^_d_6_n_oJLJie.s i_t a te. 10 express my . sa t i s -...-\  faction of'having been  insured with a       .%  Company.so  liberal  and which 'Settles  its  claims  so  promptly.  Yours  very  faithfully,  ."*: ' ' . . .H.F'.LANGTON. . -  o   -j  :  weeks' /loss of time  This   claim was paid  in  compensation for   io  resulting from typhoid fever. ^. ^ .  Ocean Accident & Guarantee Combined Policy (accident and sickness)  $5.00 per $1,000 per annum. Double indemnity for accident whilst  travelling by public conveyance.  Arthur R. Sherwood,  AUENTi  NELSON, B.C.  Now on Sale | Gl\ Price, 50 Cts.  100  100  100  100  lo 00  1 00  . 1 00  1 00  loo 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  5o  lo 00  1 00  1 00  I 00  0 06}  0 52}  008  0 15  0 15  020  0 42}  1 75  2 75  0 03}  025  0 10  I  afiitmauiiUK  The First  History of  Nelson 3rt>  Portions of this work  Appeared in the columns  of  The Miners^^jbh^*- "  in September  and October ....  tDividends paid to date are as follows: Le  Roi, $625,000; War Eagle, f 187,000; Cariboo,  $150,000; Idaho 9152,000; Slocan Star, . 9350,000;  Reco 9150.000; Rambler 940 000. Alamo. Cumberland, Goodenough and Noble Five have also  paid dividends.  T  ^HIS   work   consists of   a   nicely   bound  book   of  twenty-four pages of the early history of Nelson  and "the West Koote- - jn nay District, and busi  ness and biographical &\jl sketches of men,  cor  porations and firms of^^^HK Nelson. 'While we do  not claim "that the his- iflB   tory is absolutely cor  rect in every particu- - ^^T lar> it furnishes some  valuable information . C * about the early settlement, growth and development of Nelson and its  vicinity.    Only a limited number of copies on hand.  For Sale Cheap.  Desirable Cottage  On Latimer Street,  office.  Apply to this  .786.  For Sale by  The Miner Ptg. & Pub.  Nelson  British Columbia  Co;  The Firstl  History of v  Nelson-^ ������

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