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 Daily Edition No. 105.
Nelson, British Columbia. Friday   Morning,   September 9, i8q8.
Ninth Year
On*  REMOVAL   SALE  $tf>
BOOTS & SHOES
Tlie first of October we move   into  the   Beer
Hlock, next to Jacob Dover, the Jeweller and
for the balance of September we will offer our
.stock of
Boots and Shoes at Greatly Reduced Prices.
So for your pocketbook's sake don't miss this sale.
Bargains that give you a "Glad I went there " feeling.
' LILLIE'S SH<~- ������'"'���--
NEXT DOOR TO BANK CI* BRITISH COLUMBIA
ANEW PAW Iii SPAIN
General Polavija is Meeting
With Much Success.
FAVORED BY THE PRESS
shortly, in order to treat the Silver
Cup ore and concentrates from the
Highlander. The ovo coming down
from   the   Silver  King   continues   to
carry high values.
PROM   DAWSON   CITY.
of
Sagasti Speaks in a Hopeless Way About
tbe Appointment of Representatives
ou tlio Peace Oounuisiion*
Madrid, Sept. 8.���General Polavija'B
new  party is  assuming  the greatest
(Importance, His programme has met
with tlie warm approval of great news
papers, particularly Bl Imparcial, El
Heroldo  and  Kl  Naoionale.    Kl Na-
I oionale until lately, supported Qeneral
Wcylor, bnt il will   rally   now io General   Polavija.    ll    is   iiiiilevst iqd that
General Priavijo decided lo- rgfcuize a
, new   parly   after   several   conferences
'with   a high   personage,   who.   bow-
fever, has not interfered   in the forina-
I tion  of  the   party,    His manifesto is
.now    under    consideration.    If    tho
military censor refuses to grant nil ox
I equator the manifesto will   he   nad in
I Ihe chamber of deputies.    The general
convistion is that as soon as the treaty
of   peace is signed the Sagasta cabinet
will resign anil be replaced by either a
I Silvala or a Polavija ministry.
The speech   of   fount    Palmcnas   in
I the senate  yesterday has   greatly  excited   the  military  party, whose Jiot
espousals of the causo of   their  Cuban
I comrades threalens to make trouble,
Senor   Sagasta   said   this   evening:
'The nomination  of   the pence com-
���mission i8 delayed because the coni-
Imissioiiers ought to bave tho full
���confidence of the government, but who
can say who will be in power a month
IhenceV"
[ANOTHER  BROOKLYN TRAGEDY
[Throe Men   Meet,  an  Untimely Dealh
by a Premature  Blast.
A frightful accident hv which   three
railroad laborers   lost   their   lives oo-
mrred on the Robson-Poutictoh rail-
|way contraction on  Wednesday,   The
.scene of the accident was about seven
smiles below Brooklyn where John
llviuncar, Oscar Anderson,   Tom Liinc-
fieau and Dan Kyauhad a sub-contract,
ri'wn blasts were   being   prepared, one
'if eight kegs and the other of twenty
!ceg8, In loading the second charge
lifter twelve kegs bad   been   put  in Ibe
pole it became slopped andLauobau used
lm iron spoon to clear tho opening,
livhen Instantly, tho blast wont off,
Kiunoor. Lauebeau and Andorson were
iiurled 7(10 foot down the mountain
lido and died a few minutes after
linking. Kyau was thrown IS feel
Lud escaped withoul injury. All the
Victims were young men about ���*.'.">
rears of ago mid were without families.
No blame is attached lo anyone but
Laiiebeau who was cautioned not to do
]h<*.ici whioh caused the fatality, The
[���I'vins of the victims were taken to
Brooklyn and will bQ properly buried
lv (he contractors.
What a Returned Klondike!- Think
the Northern Country.
Mr. R. D. Wood registered last
night at the Phair hotel on his return
from Dawson Oity, where ho has been
spending a few months in the interests
of the London and British Columbia
Goldfields oompany of this city.
Mr. Wood was naturally silent with
regard to his own transactions in the
eountry, lint he conversed for a short
time with a representative of The
Miner on the Klondike generally.
Mr. Wood, who is a veteran miner,
having been through the placer excitement ill Australia, objected strongly to
the mining laws, now in force in tho
Yukon, and moro especially to thu 10
tier cent royally, tho most objectionable
feature of which is,that it is levied on
the gross output of tlie claims aud not
on the net profits. This quite disregards Ihe large amount of dead money
expended on the construction of
Humes, dams, sluice boxes and other
labor incidental to the working of a
placer mine. Another result of the.
present law is that a very large number of olaims are tied up without any
work being done on thum 'o p' we
their value.
In Australia a* man could take up
any number of claims provided he
worked them continuously; in the
Klondike a man is only allowed four
claims (one in each district), bur so
long as ho has a representative on the
ground for threo months in the year
be can hold the claims indefinitely.
The rosult is that hundreds of claims
are held by speculators, gamblers and
others, who have a man out. on their
properties, it* is true, hut he does not,
and is not* expected to do any real
work, Thus the development of tlie
country is much retarded.
There are thousands of idle men in
Dawson Oity, and auction sales of
outfits are daily Occurrences. It is a
problem how these men will ever get
out of Ihe country,many of them being
cily bred and quite unfitted for rough
life, in such an inhospitable country.
Many of them are floating down to
St. Michaels in boats, picking up a
few dollars towards their passage homo
by landing at intervals and cutting
cordwood, which they sell to the river
steamers for $10 a cord.
Dawson Oity i.s ill-drained, and
very unhealthy in
and malarial fever
Tbe winter sets iu
September and lasts
months. It is an unpleasant country
lo live in, and a man earns every dollar he makes in it, though in two or
three years the conditions may be
more favorable.
It* is impossible for anyone to estimate the gold output of tho year, as
nearly everyone was doing liis best to
evade the royalty. It would ho impossible In give oven approximate
figures,
Mr. Wood said that whilo in Dawson
he had heard no charges of corruption
or oilier misconduct made against the
government ollieials. He had had no
difficulties himself with regard to
registration of deeds or other business.
Ile left Dawson on August 11 on tho
Oudaby, and caught* the Roanoke at
St. Michaels, reaching Seattle on
August 80, This was a fast run. Ono
of the passengers, a doctor, was robbed
of |8B,000 in dust while on board, and
went crazy iu consequence. There
were several men on hoard whoso
minds seemed In be unhinged.
summer, dysentry
being prevalent,
about the end of
for  eight, or nine
THE HALL  MINKS SMELTER,
MANUSCRIPT   PREACHERS.
farther Shipments of Custom On���
Lead Purnooe May be Blown In,
The Hall Mines smelter conlinues lo
(���coivo considerable Shipments of cus-
lini ore. Yesterday three cars of ore
Vom the Silver Cup mino in the Dar*
lean country arrived at lhe smeller,
lud also \2 tons of coiiccntriili'S from
pe Highlander, near Ainsworth. The
lthahasca also sent, down 7 Ions of
re at the same lime. Four cars of mal I e
loin the Trail plant arrived tor treat-
lent, and otliers, probably four cars,
lie on the road.
iThe Kamloops ore which is being relived at the smelter here, conies from
lie (iloniroon mine near Cherry creok,
is an iron   ore   and   is   bought*   for
���axing purposes,    ll is   probable  that
lo   lead   furnace  will   be   blown   in
Toronto, Sept. 8.���An interesting
incident at the Methodist general conference yesterday was the receipt of a
petition from a Toronto layman asking
that steps be taken to proteot congregations against tlie growing evil of
manuscript preachers. Tlie Methodist
cliureh be says, is losing its hold on
the people more from sermon reading
than any other cause, an evil especially noticeable during the past fow
years.
CABINET MEETING AT OTTAWA.
Ottawa, Sept.8.���SirWilfrid Laurier
will preside at a meeting of council
ihis afternoon, The ministers in town
besides Ihe premier are Oartwright,
Mills, Blair, Davis, Patterson, Field-
. ing, Scott mid Joly.
TO B
As Soon as British Troops
Arrive in Candia.
CHRISTIANS BUTCHERED
llie British Admirals Will L'einand tlio
Surrender of tho Instigators  of
the Disorders.
Athens, Sept. 8,���The following
despatch dated at 8 o'clock this evening has been received from Candia:
"The Bashi Bazouks are committing
excesses aud the Christians in the surrounding districts are arming to inarch
to the assistance of the Candians.
There are eight warships in the harbor and a frcsh bombardment is expected. The British, German aed
Spanish consulates have been looted
and thus far 800 native Christians and
(iT British subjects have been killed.
Tlie Asty says it learns from' an
authentic source that as soon as the
British troops arrive at* Candia from
Malta the Turkish garrison in Candia
will be expelled, martial law proclaimed and thc ring-leaders put on
trial. According to a despatch from
Candia, sent laic this evening, tho admirals of the fleet have decided to
compel the disarming of Ibe Bashi
Bazouks and the surrender of the instigators of lhe disorders.
"DEATH TO THE   ENGLISH."
London, Sept. il.���The correspondent
of  tho   Times   at  Candia telegraphed
yesterday saying:
"It is estimated tliat no fewer than
800 Christians liave beeu massacred
and tlie town pillaged by Bashi Bazouks and Turkish soldiers. All reports agree as to the disgraceful behavior of the Turkish troops,wlio wore
seen firing by Ooi. Reid. The mob
ran through the streets shouting
'Death to the English.' Part of tho
town is still burning. "
FEARFUL TALES OF MASSACRE.
London, Sept. !).���The correspondent of the Standard, telegraphing
Thursday from the British battleship
Cainperdown.off Candia, says:
Tho refugees tell fearful stories of
massacre. Thoy report that no fewer
TOO Christians are missing. Several attempts were made last night* to set on
fire lhe oflice of the Eastern Telegraph
company. It has been ascertained that
all the houses overlooking the British
camp wero loopholed for rifle fire and
barricaded. Every Christian survivor
of tho massacre swears that the butch-
cry was mostly the work of (ho Turkish soldiers, who first robbed and then
slew their victims. Edini Pasha is*
the one who ought to bo held primarily
responsible.
THE CORNWALL DISASTER.
The Cause of, or tlio Responsibility for,
the Accident Still in Doubt.
Cornwall, Out,, Sept. 8.���All the
wounded men are doing woll and no
moro deaths aro likely to result from
Tuesday's disaster. The streets are
full of 'mon with bandaged heads,arms
and hands, and thrilling stories of escape abound. Ono man, after coming
to the surface, tried to grasp a piece of
broken wreckage but conld not move
liis arm, wliich proved to bo broken.
One man went down in the crash with
two companions, close beside him. He
escaped unhurt. His companions are
both at the bottom of the river. The
wreck was inspected yesterday by
officials of tlio construction companies,
but none will say anything as to the
cause of or responsibility for the accident, though all express intense sorrow.
None of the bodies m tho river has
heen recovered and it is likely, will
uot until tho removal of the wreckage. This will have to be done by
dynamite', iu which case most of the
bodies will be terribly mutilated.
Divers will probably bo at work today.
NOT RESPONSIBLE.
Ottawa, Sopt. 8.���The department of
railways and canals have sent an en
gineer to Cornwall to investigate the
causo of tho fatal bridge accident opposite Cornwall. The department is in
uo way responsible for the work which
gave way, as it was on the American
side of the river.
appalling. General Wood issued 51,000
free rations yesterday. The capacity
of the free supply depots is not large
enough to meet the demand and a
new one is to be established shortly. J
GRAIN GRADERS.
The Board That Acted  Last Year Will
he  Continued,
Ottawa, Sept. 8.���The grain board
whioh acted last year will be continued in oflice this year, their tenure
having been made permanent. The
board is as follows:
Samuel Spink, chairman; J. D.
Mitchell, Kenneth Campbell; C. B.
Watts, Finlay Young, M. P. P. ; S. E.
Wellington, O. M. Gould, W. Postleth-
waite, James Elder, .las. Rillell, 0,
Castle. J. McQueen, P. Ferguson, H.
M. Phin, T. A. Crane, M. McLaughlin, C. Johnson, W. B. Underbill.
It is expected Spink will convene
tlie board about Sept. 22. Samples are
being collected from all parts of Maui
toba and the Territories as rapidly as
possible and from present indications
it is probable more than two-thirds of
the crop will grade No. 1 hard of the
best kind.
THE FRENCH SHORE TROUBLE.
Tlie Royal Commission Will Arrive at
Newfoundland Next Week.
St. Johns, Nfld., Sept. 8.���The British warships Cordelia, Pelican and
Columbine, forming the squadron under Commodore Bourke, and the
French warships Rigault de Conouilly
and Clocheterie, under Commodore La
Pegieriero, are arranging for a reception to the royal commission due to
arrive here from England on Sunday
to inquire into the Frencli shoro question. Both commodores havo prepared
to put the naval case as distinct from
tlie case to be set np by the colonial
authorities.
UNDER THE CAR   WHEELS.
Toronto, Sept. 8.���John Gillat, aged
08, car repairer for tbe C. P. R., at
the Western Cattle market, was underneath a car working this morning at I)
o'clock, when the shunting of cars
against, that which he was working on
caused him to be run over. He was
instantly killed, the head being torn
from tlie body. Deceased had beeu in
tho employ of the railway for many
years and was formerly foreman of
the repair shops, being last year re
moved to the cattle market on account
of advanced years.
THE   SEA   GIVES   UP   ITS DEAD.
Gloucester, Mass., Sept. 8.���The
sohooner Wm. H. Moody, of Gloucester,
wliich roached this port today, reports
finding two bodies, supposed to have
been victims of the La Bourgogne disaster, off Sable island. One body wns
that of a woman and was in a badly
decomposed condition. The second
was that of a man of large proportions
and was dressed in corduroy clothes
and heavy shoes. A book containing
writing on religious subjects wos
found on the body, with the name of
Antone Jondarie written on the cover.
PROTECTION AT THE CAPE.
Washington, Sept. 8.���In a report to
the state department from Capetown,
Consnl-Geiieral Stone says that the
parliament of that colony has under
consideration a change in the tariff
on leather goods. It is claimed that
local industries have American competition while the wages paid are full
twice those given in England. A
tariff is requested that practically
would shut out English and Anieiicau
goods. The manufacturers of vehicles
havo also combined and are seeking to
have the duties increased to check
American competition.
THE   SPANIARDS  DELAY.
San Juan de Porto Rico, Sept. 8.���
The Spanish evacuation commissioners seem disposed to delay tlie meoting
of the commission. Tliey say their
instructions have not yet arrived, but
are expected on tlie Alfonso XIII in
the course of a few days. They intimate that even then they will nood
time to study them. The American
commissioners have replied tliat the
first meeting must occur before September 12, under the terms of the
nrotocol.
CRICKET AT MONTREAL.
OUTBREAK OF YELLOW   FEVER.
Santiago de Cuba, Sopt. 8.���Six cases
I of yellow fever havo developed in Col.
! Sargent's fifth immune regiment. The
I cases have been watched closely for
I several days, and, in the opinion of
Colonel Havard, chief surgeon of the
j military department of Santiago, the
: diagnosis is unmistakeably correct.
I The destitution among   Cubans is still
Montreal, Sept 8.���The first match
between the English and Canadian
cricket teams commenced oil the M. A.
A. A. grounds shortly before noon today. The weather conditions for
cricket wero splendid. The English
team won tlie toss and went to hat.
At 1 p. in. four wickets liad fallen for
85 runs.
A   SUCCESSFUL EXHIBITION.
Toronto, Sept. 8.���Receipts at the
exhibition are about $8000 ahead of
the corresponding period of last year,
and the increase for the two woeks
Will certainly run ovor $10,000. The
street railway recoipts aro also $1000
daily over what they were during the
last exhibition.
FOR COL. HAT
The Members of the Anglo-
American League.
REGRET HIS DEPARTURE
From England, Eut Congratulates Him on
Bis Elevation to the Position of
IJ. S Secretary of State.
MRS.   GLADSTONE   AILING.
London,   Sept.   8.���Mrs.   Gladstone
is reported to be in ill health.
London, Sept. 8.���A committee of
the Anglo-American league, headed by
its chairman, Mr. James Brvce, presented United States Ambassador Hay
with an address today, congratulating
him upon his acceptance of the portfolio of Secretary of State at Washington. The address expresses regret at
his departure from England "where
you have discharged the weighty and
dolicate duties of ambassador with
such eminent tact, judgment and
courtesy as to win the cordial appreciation and confidence of the British
people." Continuing tho address
says:
"Itjhas been your fortune to represent, your eountry here at a time of exceptional interest, when the war, now
happily ended, gave occasion for the
expression of the feelings of affection
and sympathy towards the United
States which the British people have
long entertained; but never before
have they been so conspicuously manifested. You carry back the assurance
of the depth and strength of these
feelings. The principle that there
ought to be permanent friendship and
cordial co-operation between the British empire and the American republic
is ono that all parties and all statesmen here agree in regarding as a
fundamental principle of British foreign policy, aud by it the whole people desire that their government should
be guided. Wo rejoice to believe that in
your country corresponding sentiments
are entertained and that a corresponding principle is now largely accepted.
Knowing that no ono holds these convictions more firmly than yourself, nr
can express them in clearer or more
felicitous terms, we gladly acknowledge tho great services you have rendered to both nations, and console ourselves on your retirement by tho reflection that you are called to duties in
your own country oven wider in their
scope, graver in their responsibility
and more important in tlie results they
may secure.''
Mr. Bryce, during the course of the
remarks, wliich lie made upon the
occasion, dwelt upon the "admiration for the splendid gifts 'and
boundless energy of the people of the
United States and tlio sympathy with
the principles of their constitution
which havo been ripening among the
British people.'' He also said he saw
iu the universality of theso sentiments
here, and the fact that thoy were reciprocated by a large majority of Anieri-
caus, a happy augury, as ho believed
that none could contribute moro to tho
peace of the world and the welfare of
both nations than tlie sense of essential
unity of the two peoples.
Col. Hay, in reply, referred to tho
gratification he experienced in hearing
sucli words from men qnalified hy experience and character to speak for tlie
British with certainty. He added:
"My voice has no such sanction as
yours, but I give yon it for what it is
worth, to assuro you tliat your sonti-
ments of kinship and unity aro reciprocated to tho utmost in my
country.'' Tho ambassador also said
that his work in England had been
made easy by the instuction he had
received from home and by the frankness and fairness of Her Majosty's
ministers and all Englishmen ho had
come in contact with.    He then said :
"On both sides of the ocean, the
conviction is almost universal that a
clear cordial and friendly understanding between Great Britain and the
United States is a necessity of civilization. I shall hold myself signally
fortunate if I am ablo to do anything
to contiuuo and strengthen tho relations of fraternal amity between our
two nations.''
FOREIGN OFFICIALS SURPRISED
London. Sept. 8.���The Stars and
Stripes were raised today, with tho
British Union Jack aud the Royal
Standard, on the marquee erected on
Salisbury plain, during the march-past
of the troops at the end of the army
manouvres, as a compliment to Col.
Alfred Bates, TT. S. military attacho
and Mr. Henry White, secretary of the
U. S. embassy and Mrs. White, who
went there by special train with Lord
Wolseley, the commander-iu-chief of
the British forces, Prince Christian,
the Duke of Connaught and other notables. The foreign military nttaches
seemed to be surprised at the sight of
the American flag. THE MINER,  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9,  1898
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FROKTIER   FREEDOM.
when Sir Wilfred Laurier visited
Washington and arranged for the
Quebec conference that ho was acting |
under the direction of the colonial secretary, and the coming of the latter
when the conference is in session tends
to confirm that idea. Mr. Chamberlain desires an alliance between Great
Britain and the United States and to
reduce matters to favorable position
from which to begin negotiations it is
necessary that the differences between
Canada and the States shall be removed. It is not probable that Mr.
Chamberlain will visit Quebec. The
report comes that several Canadian
ministers will visit him at Boston,
so that it is safe to assume that tho
deft hand of the able secretary will
appear in proccdings. However,
enough is known of Sir Wilfrid
Laurier to warrant the belief that
no Canadian interest will be sacrificed
to * placate, or win the friendliness of,
the Americans. It may be give and
take all around, hut there is every
reason to believe that Canada will
como from the conference witli nothing to be ashamed of and nothing to
defend in the action of her trusted advisors.
g1?fWmmnfmMfnfnf1tf!Jf^mmmWfmmmwmi!rW^iOfficial Directory.
I <^ARTHUR R. SHERWOOD... |
Real Estate and Insurance Agent.
Money to Loan.
Rents Collected.
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A report comes  from   the Yukon by
way of a despatch to a Chicago paper
of  the   rescue of a   prisoner from the
Mounted Police by American  officials.
It   appears    that     the   offender   had
fraudulently mortgaged a claim which
he did not own and decamped with tlie
money.    He was  followed   down   the
river,   arrested,   and  was on his way
back to   Dawson   in charge of   a Canadian police officer, when the boat was
hoarded  by   American   officials    who
forciably   rescued   the   prisoner   from
custody.    Coming   so   closely   on   the
Meagher   case    at    Windsor,     Out.,
where a  Canadian was  followed  into
Canadian     territory     by     American
custom   house   officials   and    carried
by force to the  American  side, where
ho was roughly   treated,   this  case, if
true, is   likely   to cause ill-feeling bo -
tween the two governments.    The  Ottawa authorities are going  to demand
reparation from   tlie  United States in
the Meagher  case   and   they will undoubtedly demand   the   return of   the
prisoner liberated on the Yukon.    The
American   officials   on   the   boundary
are inclined to act with more  freedom
than international law  allows and the
government   at Washington   could not
uphold   them   in   their   objectionable
courses without   arousing    ill-feeling,
whieh would be  inconvenient at present.
This paper is not so large as it will
bo after awhile and at present space is
limited. Wo are getting so much news
nowadays that the question is not
what shall we put in but what shall
be left out. Therefore those writing
communications, especially on the subject of prohibition, must make their
letters brief to ensure insertion. There
is no uced to write a column when a
quarter of a column will serve.
and Savings Co.
^   advance money
on Improved Real Estate.     Repayable in 5 and
8 years by monthly instalments.
DOMINION  DIRECTORY.
Governor-General - Karl of Aberdeen
Premier        - - Sir Wilfrid Laurier
Member House of Commons, Dominion Parliament, West Kootenny        Howitt BonUiok
PROVINCIAL DIRECTORY.
Lieut. Governor ��� Hon T R Mclnnes'
Premier - Hon Chas Semlin
Attorney-General        -       Hon Joseph Martin
Ministerof Finance ��� Hon FC Colton
Minister Mines and Education Ilon J F Hume
Pres Executive Council Hon Dr McKoehnlo
Member Legislative Assembly tor Nelson Rid-
ing Hon .1 F Hume
I ARTHUR R. SHERWOOD, AGJT. 1
. CONTRACTORS
Are Saving Money every day
on their Hardware Bills by
allowing us to figure with them.
Get Our Prices
Estimates Cheerfully Given.
NKLSON OFFICIAL DIRECTORY.
Mayor - John Houston
Aldermen- Chas Hillyer. W F Teetzel, J A
Gilker, J J Malono, E P Whalley. Thos Mail
den.
City Clerk
Police Magistrate
Chief of Pollco .
chief of Fire Department
Auditor
Water Commissioner
Health Officer
City Engineer
Cily council meets every Monday, tl p.m., at
city hall, cor Victoria and Josephine st
SCHOOL TRUSTEES.
Dr. K C Arthur. Dr. G A H Hall, Geo John
stone.   Principal -J R Greon.
J lv Strachan
E A Crease
A   F McKinnon
W J Thompson
John Hamilton
T Jt Ward
Dr. Ln^ui
A. L. M'Culloch
ORE CARS, T   RAILS
and all MINE SUPPLIES.
Tel. Nu. 21.
Lawrence Hardware Co'y.
YUKON OFFICIALS
Tho newspapers will not settle tho
question whether the Dominin government officials in the Yukon have
or have not heen guilty of conduct unbecoming tho positions they hold.
Upon oue side aro papers opposing the
government and on the other papers
supporting the government. Tho one
publish all sorts of accusations against
the officials which the other declare to
be inventions for political purposes.
As a had story about a person finds
more credence than a gooi.1 one, it^is not
((uprising that tho opinion has got
abroad that thero is something wrong
iu tho administration of affairs iu the
Yukon and the easiest way to get at
the truth is tho appointment of a disinterested commission to report on all
the matters iu dispute This would
immediately clear the officials of blame
Hnd would put a stop to the attacks
upon them in the press, which have for
the most part been founded upon the
statements of irresponsible persons
coming down from that region. The
disappointed aro always aggrieved and
are prone to attribute their failure to
any course hut the right one. Thore
aro a great many disappointed persons
in the Yukon and more have come out
of it and in their general condemnation of the country the officials are included. Thc complaints of these are
of little importance,bnt there is a mau
in Victoria who professes to havo a
letter written by a Yukon official in
which tho latter demanded $2000 and a
share of the claim staked, in consideration of speedy registration of tho
' aame. The monoy was not Jpaid and
the claini was not recorded. Upon
the letter the man bases a suit against*
the government for damages. If this
bo true there is cause for inquiry.
It is not. probably that there will he
any irregularities under Mr. Ogilvie's
watchful rule, but it would bo as well
to clear up matters now,so that it may
ho shown that liis predecessors are
more sinned against than sinning.
TENNIS TOURNAMENT.
Nelson   Tennis   Players   Win   Laurel
at Bossland.
The following is the result of tho
tenuis tournament held at Rossland
last week in wliich it will he seen thr
Nelson tennia players carried off
twelve games, Rossland three and one
drawn.
MEN'S   DOUBLES.
1.���Messrs. H. and D. Wilson vs.
Messrs. J. W. Smith and Grogan.
Nelson won (i-l, (i-l
2.���Messrs. H. and D. Wilson vs.
Roberts and Gambling. Nelson, (i-l,
(i-0.
!!.���Messrs. H. and D. Wilson vs.
Lewiii and Hobbes     Nelson, fl-2, (i-0.
4.���Haines and Macrae vs. Smith
and Grogan.    Nelson, (i-4, 0-2.
5.���Haines and Macrae vs. Gambling
and Roberts.    Nelson, (i-l, 00-.
(i.���Haines and Macrae vs. Lewiii
and Hobbes.    Nelson, 0-4, (i-l.
7.���Pollock and Lawford vs. Smith
and Grogan.    Rossland, (i-I, 0-8.
8.���Pollock and Lawford vs. Gambling and Roberts. Nelson, il-7, 0-2,
0-1.
9.���Pollock and Lawford vs. Jcwin
and Hobbes. Rossland, 12-10, 0-2,
(i-2.
MEN'S   SINGLES.
I. ���Gordon vs. Pollock. Nelson, 0-1,
0-4, 6-8,
2.���Pollock vs. Grogan, tie; Nelson,
7-5; Rossland, 0-0.
SI.���Pollock vs. Hobbes. Nelson, 7-5,
0-4.
4.���H. Wilson vs. Gordon. Nelson,
6-1, 0-0.
5.���D. Wilson vs. J.W. Smith. Nelson, 0-1, 0-0.
0.���H. Wilson vs. J. W. Smith. Nelson, 0-3, 0-2.
7.���Haines vs. Jordan. Nelson, 0-3,
0-3.
MIXED DOUBLES.
1.���Mrs. Pollock and D. Wilson vs.
Mrs. Richardson and J. W. Smith.
Nelson. 0-2, 6-4.
2.���H. Wilson and Mrs. Goepel vs.
J. W. Smith and Mrs. Richardson.
Rossland, 0-3, 7-5.
3. ���D. Wilson and Mrs. Pollock vs.
R. M. Grogan aud Mrs. Long. Nelson, 6-1, 6-2.
4.���H. Wilson and Mrs. Goepel vs.
R. M. Grogan and Mrs. Long. Nelson, 7-5, 6-8, 7-5.
5.���Miss Crickmav and Haines vs.
Mrs. Abbott and Hobbc Nelson, 6-8,
12-10, 0 4.
P. BURNS & CO.
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
HEAD OFFICE NELSON, B. C.
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Branch Mat kets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo,
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.
Orders by mail to any branch will have careful and prompt attention.
SOUTH KOOTENAY
HOARD  OF  TRADE.
Presldont
J Roderick Robertson.
Vice-President
James Lawrence.
Sccy-Treas.
John A Turner.
KOOTKNAY LAKE
GENERAL HOSPITAL
President
John A. Turner
Vice-Pres.
W. A. Jowett.
Secretary
I>. McArthur
Treat.
J A Foi in
Medical Supt*.
Ur. 0. AH Hull
('loso
sSlliTm.
8.30 u.in.
1.1)0 p. in
o.oo r.m.
NKLSON POST OFFICE
United Stttt.es, Ontario. Que
lice and Ka.-tern  Provinoes
Points on N. Sc V. s. lino.
Victoria and Rossland.
\To\v lienvcr. Sandon and
31ooan Lake Points.
Kaslo and Kootenay Lal^
Points
Hossland, Trail. Nakusp.
Itobson. points on main line
I'. P. It.. Vancouver and
Winnipeg
Due
6.16 p.m.
2.3(1 p.m
7.15 a.m.
7.00a.m,
CHAMBERLAIN'S   VISIT.
Tbo visit of Hon. Joseph Chamberlain to tbe United States at this timo
is   significant.    It   was   thought that
THE SUPREME COURT.
Tlio following cases comprise tlie
criminal (locket at tlio assizes wliich
begin on the 80th instant.
Regina BV, Bruno, indicted for
murder; Regina vs. Phillips, for
murder; Regina vs. Kane, for burglary ; Regina vs. Kane, for non-support of his wife ; Reigna vs. Lawson,
for theft ; Regina vs. Scott, for receiving stolen goods ; Rgeina vs. Fitzgerald, for attempted murder; and,
Regina vs. Oleson, for theft.
Messrs. Elliot and Lennie will represent the crown in each instance.
It is not yet known what judge will
preside at the coming assizes, or what
civil cases will be taken. It is probable, however, thnt such civil eases as
are ready for hearing will lie tried,
after the criminal docket has been disposed of. It is considered likely that
there will bo another sitting of tho
Supreme court in Nelson in October
for tho trying of civil cases only.
CAMPERS, PROSPECTORS,
PICKNICKERS, EXCURSIONISTS
and nil those who are trying to avoid the lieut of the cook  stove  these wnnn  days
days by using something tasty in the line of COHied Meats, Fish and Poultry"
will be greatly relieved and wonderfully benelitted by looking over the
following list.    We mention a few of the most  popular lines
all iu tins ready for use.
Corned Rett. Roost Keel', Chipped Dried Beef, Itnllcil Mullen. Koasl
mitlim cUiircl Tongue, LiiiiiVm Tongue, Hulled Kalilili,��thicken I'nte,
Partridge Pale, ** ilil Itucli rale, ���;<>���>.-<| chicken, ituek nnd Turkey. .Morion's Kl|i|>ere<l Herring, -in..I.,,I llnllliul, Marshall's
Hcoleh Herring and Hunan Huddles Lobster, spoilsmen sardine*,
Sardines lu lluslaid. Tigs Feel also fauces, trickles. Catsups, Dressings. Soups.  I.lc.i ttr.
Have you tried the Geneva Sausage in Tins, very tine.
Prompt delivery to all parts of the city and special attention tn Mail Oiders.
M. Des Brisay & Co., Nelson.
PETER GENELLE &  CO.
; : NELSON BRANCH : :
6969S9S9SSSS
We are prepared to furnish kiln dried lumber at regulat
prices and carry Rough and Dressed Lumber, Coast
Flooring and Ceiling, Turned Work and Mouldings,
Shingles and Lath, Sash and Doors. Estimates
Cheerfully given.
OFFICE nouns.
Lobby opened from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Gonoral
Delivery, 8 n,m, to 8 p.m.;  Registration, 8,30
a.m. to 7 p.iii.jMoney Orders and Savings Bank
9n.m. to 1 p.m.; Sunday 1 hour(1(1 lo 11 o.m|.
J. A. Cl ILK Kit. Post master.
DISTRIOT DIRECTORY.
Government, Inspector of Agencies VV .1 (looped
Gold Commissioner - O. Q. Dennis
Mining Recorder Tax Col - RF Tolmie
Collooto&of Customs - Geo. Johnstone
Provincial Assessor
County Court Judge
Regisl rar
Inspector of Schools
John Keen
J A Korln 1
E T H Simpkins J
William Horns
PROVINCIAL JAIL DIRECTORY.
Warden Capt. N, FltSSStubba
First Jailer            ��� R. Liddell
Second Jailer Geo. Partridge
Third Jailer               - John McLaren
Senior Guard  R. Inco
CHURCH DIRECTORY.
Church of England���Matin 11a.m.; Kvcn
Song. 7.Ml p.m. every Sunday. Holy Communion on 1st nnd 3rd Sundays in the month after
Matins; on 2nd and lib Sundays, at 8 a.m.
Sunday School at 2.80 p.m. Rev. H. S. Akehurst. I lector.   Cor Ward and Silica streets.
l'KF.SHYTKMAN Chl'Hch���Services at 11 a.m.
and 7.80 p.m. Sunday School at 2.:S(I p.m.
Prayer meeting Thursday evening at 8 p.in.;
Christian Endeavor Society meets every Monday evening nt 8 o'clock. Rov. R. Frew,
Pastor.
Methodist    Ciii'Rch-Corner   Silica   and 1
Josephine Streets.   Services at 11 a in. and 7.Ill) I
p. m. ; Sabbath School, 2.80p.m.; Prayor meet-
ing on  Friday evening nt 8 o'clock; Epworthl
League (', E.. Tuesday at 8 a.m.      Rev. John
Robson, Pastor.
Roman Catholic Chuhcii���Mass nt Nelsonl
every Sunday at 8 and 10.30 a.m.; llenedietion]
at 7.30 t-o 8 p.m.   Rev. Father Ferland, Priest.
BAPTIST OHUROH ��� Services morning audi
ovoningat 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; Prayer meet-r
ing Wednesday evening at 8 p.m.; Meetings!
are held in the school house. Strangers cordi-"
ally welcomed.   Rev. G. R. Welch, Pastor.
Salvation Akmy���Services every evening]
at 8 o'clock in barracks on Victoria street.]
Adiutnnt Millncr in charge.
OFFICE AND YARD C.  P.  R.  STATION     .    .    .
A.    E.    YOUNG,   AGENT.
LEAGHE BALL GAMES.
Sept. S.��� At Washington���Called at
the end of tbe Nth because of darkness, Washington 6, Philadelphia !'.
At Brooklyn���Baltimore 5, Brooklyn
2.
At Boston���Boston 11, New York 1.
At Louisville���First game���Louisville !), Cleveland 7. Second game-
Cleveland 5, Louisville 8.
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN
..FRESH . .
AND SALT MEATS
Camps supplied on shortest notice and Lowest Prices
Mail Orders receive Careful attention.
Nothing but fresh and wholesome meats and supplies
kept in stock.
Markets at Nelson and Ymir.
E. C. TRAVES
Manager.
A. JOWETT,!
LODGE MEETINGS.
A
NELSON LODGE, No. 23. A. F. &Aj
M. meets second Wednesday in eacl*|
month.   Visiting brethren invited.
G. L. Lennox. Secretary.
I. O. O. F. Kootenay Lodge
If No. IB, meets every Monday niglill
at their Hall, Kootenay stn)ot|
Sojourning Odd Follows cordially invited.
A. H. Clements, N. G.       Fred J Squires, Scc.]|
(8201
NELSON   LODGE   No. SK, K. of   P.
meets in Castle hall, McDonald bloolfl
very second and fourth Tuesday even
lng at. 8 o'clock.   All visiting knight]
cordially invited,
R. G. Joy, CC.
Gko. Robs K. of R. andi*
ce*   I
NELSON  LODGE,   I. O. G. T.      Mee
Castlo Hall, McDonald lllock, every Mondnl
evening at 8 o'clock.   Visiting Templars col
dially invitod, John TSXFOBD,    f
Chief Templar. I
J. F. Jacobson   Soc|
NELSON S
SONS    OF
QUEEN   NO.  211
ENGLAND,   mccl|
MINING AND
+^REAL ESTATE BROKER.
���������4 ���������������������'������>���
j Victoria Street - NELSON, B. C.
second and fourth Wednesday <|
each month at K. of P. Hall, Mai
Donald Block,   cor. Vernon   ;
���_ Josephine streets.   Visiting breti
rn cordially invited.        Eunest Kino,
Chas. H. Fahhow, Worthy Presldcn|
Secretary.
COURT KOOTENAY, I.O.F., NO. 3138 nice!
lst and 3rd Wednesday in each month in til
K of P Hall. F VV Swanell, C. D. S. 0. R.; J T
Green, C.R.: J. PurkisB, Secy.
NELSONLODGE.NO. 10 A.O.U.W., mc-J
every   Thursday in tho I.O.O.F.   hall.     G
Williams. M.W.:  W S Smith, Rec.-Scc; J.
Driscoll, Financier F. J Squire. Receiver ail
P. M. W.
NELSON L.O.L. No. 1602 moots in the Ml
Donald block every Thursday evening ntJ
o'clock. Visiting member! cordially invit'f
John Toye W.M.; F. J. Bradley, K.S. I
THE MINER, FRIDAY,   SEPTEMBER 9,  1898.
GENERAL LOCAL NEWS.
��VM V&   OF   INTEREST   IN
AROUND NELSON.
AND
ICrlil'     Mi iiliim     nl'    Happenings   in    llie
District During llie I'uil
I-V11  Hays.
Hickling is   paying  a visit to
A. E.
Nelson.
Chief of   Police McKinnon   arrested
two drunks last night.
Mr. Cairns, assayer of Ymir, arrived
with Mrs. Cairns yesterday.
S.   J.   Mighton  returned  yesterday
from n business trip to Brooklyn,
/   Geo,  S.    West,  has come
from the Crow's Nest Pass
into   town
railway.
(',. D. Curtis, the architect, has lieen
taken seriously ill with typhoid fever.
Clins. Parker, mining engineer, of
Hossland, arrived in (lie city last
night.
Provincial Constable W. Hoinfrey
returned lo Brooklyn to duty yesterday
after a week's sick leave.
Wanted.���Furnished house; must ho
convenient to business centre. Send
terms, etc.,   to Miner ollice.
II. 10.T. Haultain, mining engineer,
has returned to   Nelson   after examin
ing   some   properties    oil    Poroupine I
creek.
D. M. Carley, editor of ihe Economist, returned borne yesterday evening
after att3ndiug the Conservative convention in Vanoouver.
The Nelson Eire brigade are having
practice runs every evening, prepar
atory to takin
grain business in Manitoba and will
likely return to Nelson early next year
and go into businessthere*
Among th' so registered at* the Hume
are ,T. B. Wilson, Kaslo; C. D. Maug-
ban, Toronto; S. W. McMiehael, Toronto; E. S. Bolton, Toronto; C. Fin-
dlay. Lunisden; M. A. Wilson, New
Denver.
C. S. Wallis of Rossland, and N. B.
Bullen nnd H, M. Rumball of London,
England, who now have the Juno
group on Athabasca mountain under
bond,came in on last night's train and
will probably visit their property today.
A very successful dance was held at
the Grand Central hotel last night. It
wns well attended,there being between
80 and -10 couples present. Tho floor
was in good condition, thc music was
excellent, and everybody seemed to be
having the best of good times.
Norman McLeod, who, being imprisoned ou a charge of stealing $700,
broke jail at Donald about two years
ago, was recaptured at Kaslo tho other
day. Provincial Constable Jarvis
passed through the city yesterday en
route for Donald, with the prisoner iu
charge.
.Tolm Mills, the man who has been
adjudged insane, is still in the city
jail pending a decision as to his disposition. Chief McKinnon has written
to the 'Millers' Union at Silverton to
see if they are willing to take charge
of the unfortunate man. It is understood that he is a member of good
standing in that union.
Contractor Walter (1. lloss, who had
the contract for the repairing of the
Victoria and Vernon street, bridges
across Ward creek has completed the
work in a very workmanlike manner.
Mr. Hoss has secured the contract for
the laying of all the city sidewalks
during the current year and will no
doubt give good satisfaction.
at Hossland cm Sept.  ill.
D. Todd Lees, the well
part in the tournament|panied
Dundi
to    lh'
Known insurance and real eslate ag nl at Vancouver, returned home yesterday evening after a short stay in the city.
E. M. Ohadbourn will superintend
the sampling of the matte from Trail,
which has arrived al tlie Hall Mines
smelter, iu the interests of tlie Trail
smelter,
The marriage of Miss Alice Maude
Mackintosh, daughter of the Hon. 0,
H. Mackintosh to Harold Buchanan
MeCiverin, on Ihe 21st inst., has been
announced. ,
Miss L. E. Norton of New Jersey,
Mrs. Morrison of Fairfield, Washington, and Mrs. Craves. Spokane, passed
through the city yesterday nu their
wny to Banff,
The Foresters of Ymir will give a
dance Friday nighl at Foresters ball.
The Foresters dances ave always enjoyable and this one will not prove an
exception.��� Miner.
Among ihose registered at tho
Queen's arc 0. Murray, Port Hill,
Idaho; .1. A. Maoherino, Winnipeg;
R. T. Long, Kootenay River; F. Mo-
Alpine, Wardner, B, O.
�� Among those registered at the Phair
are Vi. B, Birohall, Toronto; E. H.
Hughes, Rover creek ; Stanley Miller,
Rover creek; G. L. Kummer, Seattle:
L. Y. Currv, Slocan , Ceo. L. Courtney, Victoria; W. II. Langley, Victoria.
The lecture in the Presbyterian
church yesterday evening by Rev. 0.
W. Gordon, on "Across thc Alps on
a Wheel" was largely attended and
thoroughly enjoyed, in the intervals
'during tlie lecture Mr. Gordon and
Mr. Kydd sang appropriate songs.
Clarence E. Pineo, nf Virden, Manitoba,   who   has   spent   the   past   two
months in Nelson, returned home yes-
t'terday   evening.    During   tho present
season Mr, Pineo will  engage  iu  the
A HARMONY   IN
COLOR
; of yonr house
���i the inside or ouUido wall
neons rest and pleasure for the ,
If you haVO dooided on the shades you need
for exterior or Interior decoration, noruilt ns to
illl yonr order. We have PAINTS ready
fnixed ond also Dry Colors, Oils, etc., to mako
liny dc-ired tone. Tho quality isoxcollont, Hie
Tol'orsbolngpormanontond the (His ensuring
fcroat durability.
Onr Prices on these goods ami Brushes of
livery description, is moderate.
RETURNED WITH   A BRIDE.
Mr. Charles Dundee, of Rossland,
well known as one of thc principal
holders nf the Dundee mine nf Ymir,
irrived in llie city yesterday acenm-
by his charming bride Mr.
who recently made a trip
old country, surprised all
his friends ou returning tn Rossland
accompanied by a beautiful life partner. His numerous friends in Nelson who may not have beard of tbe
event will offer him sincere congratulations.
MINING NOTES.
The     Development   Work    on
Creek���A  Correction.
Eagle
Captain Duncan, of the Duncan
Mines, limited, started a few men and
an outfit to Kootenay Crossing yesterday tn begin the work of clearing lhe
right nf way for the flume from Sandy
oreek to.the Granite mill site, lenders
fnr which have not yet been called fnr
as was staled in a previous issue.
The right iif way was sun-eyed last
spring as announced in The Miner at.
tiie time. Captain Duncan made a
trip up tn Ihe mine this week nnd
found   everything   in   good   working
order. At 'the DO-foot level of the
double compartment shaft a station has
been cut,and (he men are nnw drifting
both ways on the lead.
A permanent shaft house, engine
room, powderliouso and blacksmith
shop bave been erected, and everything is in shape for a continuous
winter's work.
RICH STRIKE ON THE C. & K.
A rich strike is reported on the Columbia & Kootenay mine in Rossland.
It is stated that 17 feot of shipping ore
running from $in to $114 a ton, has
been encountered, and average assay of
which gave $54 per tjn. Auguste
Heinze formerly bad the property undor bond, but threw it up, It is now
being operated by tho B. A. C.
COMMUNICATIONS.
and who can tell what habits they may
fall into when they leave. The way
to save the children is not by setting
up a prohibitory law for people break
laws, but to BO train them that they
will lc strong of character, knowing
wbat is hurtful to thom and what to
avoid, and thus arm them to resist
temptation in every forin. Prohibit
them to do a thing and that is the very
thing will try to do.
" Reform"   thinks     that     Goldwin
Smith and   Principal   (irant will live
to regret what   they have said against |
prohibition.    Tbis opinion is  on a par !
with the shallow   talk  in which   tem- j
perance agitators   indulge.    They may j
say wbat they please   in   favor of prohibition, but those who do   not   agree
with thein are blamed if they  express
opinions   against*   prohibition,   which
they have a perfect right tn dn if  they j
please.    According to "Reform"    Mr. I
Smith and Principal Grant should not
open their months, but let "Reform,"
and men nf  his   kind do all   the talk  ;
ing, something   that   "Reform"   evidently likes to dn.
"Reform" seems to think that all j
the drinking men are dressed in blue j
overalls and he is anxious for theni to
quit drinking and wear tweed. My
observations .show me that most of the
drinking is done not by men in nver-
alls, but by men in broadcloth and fine
linen who can afford to drink. If thc
liquor business depended upon tho
nickels of tho men in blue overalls or
factory cotton pants it would not live
a week. Shutters would go up everywhere. The saloon keepers and hotel
men that " Reform" speaks of who are
eager for the pass-ago of prohibition
that they may go into more reputable
and lucrative businesses are also rarities known only to '' Reform.'' Why
those men should stay in a business
that is a loss to them in reputation and
money when there are other respectable
and profitable business reaching out
their arms to them is beyond comprehension. Someone bas evidently
stuffed "Reform." No man need stay
in the liquor business who does not
want to.
It is also amusing to find "Reform"
rising up to defend the "pitiful drunkards" who he says aro plentiful in
Nelson streets from the imputation
that they would go to Northport for a
drink it they conld not got it here.
To say that tbey would is "grossly
insulting." Ye gods I These "pitiful
drunkards" must, then, he made of
sensitive stuff that they are offensively
patronized ou the one sido and defended from "insult" on the other by
" Reform." wliich makes it evident
that "Reform" is filled more with ill
nature, for those who differ with him
than ho is with respect for tho cause
he pretends to uphold. But the "pitiful drunkards" would not have to go
tn Nni'tiiport. Prohibition would breed
ilicit stills in tho mountains aud liquor
would find its wny in from all sidos
and it would flow freely in the dark
places of the city and under unrestrained traffic, for it would require
au army of officers to enforce the
law, the last state nf the, "pitiful
drunkards" would be worse than tbeir
first. ANTI-CANT.
WHAT THE DE. ORDERED
PROHIBITION.
Importers of
i.eavy and Shelf Hardware,
Plumber's Supplies,
Miners' Supplies
To the Editor of The Miner:
All sensible people will agree with
The Miner that any attempt to make.
people fcetolers by law will fail. Every
man is a prohibition law in himself if
he would enforce it and if he does not
it is bis own fault. To say to the large
body of men who use liquor abstemiously and derive benefit from it, "we
are going to passu law prohibiting the
sale of liquor, " but arouses the opposition of those men, who have au undoubted right to oppose any movement
thei'eatening their personal liberty.
Tho letter signed "Reform," in The
Miner proves nothing. It is the same
old stuck argument of the jawsiniths
who have been trading ou temperance
for years. It* is evidence of The
Miner's fairness that it admitted so
coarse and offensive a letter to its columns, the language "Reform" used
showing tho ill-tempered kind of men
these are who profess to he the teachers
of the people.
I lived in the Amherst district in
Nova Scotia where a local opinion law
was adopted at the instance of the
temperance people. The consequence
has been that the traffic in liquor,
previously regulated under a proper
license system, lias fallen into the
hands of unscrupulous persons and
drunkeness is as common there as it
ever was. Liquor dan be got in any
part of that country and though the
trafflo in it is carried on secretly there
is as much of it sold as formerly.
"Reform" says that the temperance
people do not caro about the present
generation of drinking men, but tliat
tbey wish to save tho children from
drink and think that prohibition will
do it. If prohibition was universal, if
un liquor was made or sold anywhere
in the world, this might be done, but
thoso ohildren will not all remain in
Canada, prohibition or no prohibition,
ir Tim llaie ii llniiiiy for some particular
���Medicine or Drug and dont liko to bo offered a
substitute, come hero when yon need a now
supply. Wo aropreltjsureto have It. Everything thnt n well stocked Dmi*: Store usually
carries, and a 1-lrrnt Many Tiling* Besides,
can be found on our shelves
Tlio purity of tho Drugs suld by us end the
accuracy of our prescripl/nn dopartuie.nt insures to our customors just " What the Doctor
Ordered."
Canada Drug & Book Co.
THE
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The Paper of the People.
Everybody Reads It.
The Largest Circulation.
Best Advertising Medium.
TIE MAKERS
WANTED.
Experienced Tie Milkers can set steady work
at Nakusp.  Apply Immediately 'o
PETER QENELLE & CO.,
Nakusp, li. C.
ATLANTIC
Steamship Lines
From Montreal or Quebec
Beaver bine* Lake Huron Oct.  5
Beaver Line���bake Superior Oct. 12
lioniinion bine ���Vancouver Sept 17
Dominion Line- -Scotsman Sept 10
Allan   Line���California!! Sept 22
Allan Line���Nuinidiun Oi|t.  1
From New York
White Star Line-Teutonic Sept 28
White Star Lino���Britannic Oot*. f
Cunard  Line���Lueanin Oct.   1
Cunard Line- Ktrttria Oct.  8
Allan Statu Line���Slate of Nebraska Oct. 21
Allan State Lino���Mongolian ..Oct. 7
Anchor  Line���Kurncssia Supt 21
Anchor Line���Anchoriu Oct. 22
Cabin, $15.00, ?;"i0,100, 870. $80 and upwards.
Intermediate, 134,00 and upwards
Steerage. $22,511 and upwards,
Passengers lickeled through lo all point* In
Great Britain or Ireland, and at. specially low
rates to illl parts of tho European conti sont,
Prepaid passages arranged from all point?
Apply   to GKO.   S.  BEEU.   C.l'.U.  Tckc.
Agent. Nelson, or to,     WILLIAM STIT'I
5ol)   General Agent, C.l'.lt. Offices, Winnipeg.
ARCHBOLD & PEARSON
IAIMM. MFIMU., H Min. Assoc. Cornwall 1
MINING ENGINEERS AND ASSAYERS
Opposite Phair Hotel,
NELSON. B.C.
P. O. BOX 583,
CANADIAN
PACIFIC
RAILWAY
and  SOO--PACIFIC LINE
THE DIRECT and SUPERIOR SERVICE ROUTE
To Eastern and European Points.
To   Pacific,   Coast, China, Japan
and Australia   Points.
Tourist Cars
Pass Revelstoke
Daily to St. Paul.
Daily (except Wednesday) to Eastern Canadian and U.S. Points
Tickets   issued through and Baggage checked to destination.
DAILY TRAIN.
To Rossland anil  Main   line points'
6.40p m.-IiCaves���NELSON���Arrlvcs-lO.JOp.m
kmilenay l.al.e   liasln Koute.
Str. Kokankk
Except Sunday. Except Sunday
1   p.m.���Leaves���NELSON���Arrives-11   a.m
Extended experience in Chile and German
South Africa. Assays and analysis of ores.
Reports and valuations on mineral properties
Underground surveying and mine plans kept
up by contract.
Iiiltriiiilioiiiil Navigation k Trading Compaay.
LIMITED
Summer Card. Effective June 20,1898,
Subject to change without notice.
liiiiiieiiay River Koute.
Srit. Nelson.
Except Sunduy Except Sunday
7 a.m.���Leaves���NELSON-Arrives--10.30 p.m.
Outward connection Pilot Bay with Str. Ko-
kaneo. but inward such connection is not guaranteed.
Steamers on their respective routes call at.
regular landings in both directions and at
other points when signalled.
Trains   lo and rrom  Sluran 1 ily, Siiuilim
nud Slocun  lake  Points.
(Sundays Excepted)
9 a. m.���Leaves���NELSON���Arrives���2.20 p. m.
Ascertain Present
Reduced Rates East
South b'nd. s. 8. International. North b'nd
Read down Read up
Train Lvs 1.00 p.m. Sandon 10.60 a.m. Train Ar
Ar 3.45 " Kaslo 8 00 " " Lv
3.30 a.m. Kaslo    8.30 p.m. Boat Ar
Hoat Lvs
4.30   " AInBworth 7.30
"    5 00   " Pilot Bay 6.45    "        "     "
"5 30   "   Balfour   0.10    '	
"     Ar   0.40   " 5MIloPt. 5.25	
"    7.15   "    Nelson    1.45    "        '���   Lv
Traiii "   10.05 p.m. N'thport 1.55    "  Train   "
"    "   11.20   " Kossland 12.05 a.m.   "       "
"     "    3.10   "  Spokane   8.30    "      "
Sandon-Kaslo  train dally.   Boat and   Spokano train daily except Sunday.
B. n. Alberta.
Train Lvs 1.00 p.m. Sandon 10.50 a.m. Train Ar
'���   Ar  3.45   "     Kaslo    8.00   "        "    Lv
Boat Lvs 5.00   "     Kaslo    1.00   "     Boat Ar
"    6.20 "Ainsworth 11.40 p.m.    "      "
"     "    7.00   " Pilot Buy 11.00	
"   10.00   " Kuskon'k 8.00 '
"   12.00 m. Goat River 0.00	
"     "    1.00a.m.Bonndary5.00   '	
" Ar      8.00  " B'rs Forry 2.00   "        "     Lv
Train Lv 11.40 " B'rs Ferry 1.15   "    Train Ar
"   Ar 2.45 p.m. Spokane 7.50 a.m.     "     Lv
Sandon-Kaslo train daily.   Boat leaves Kaslo
for above points  Tuesdays and   Saturdays
lie! timing on Wednesdays and Sundays.
Special Kootenay lake Service.
Commencing 20 June, 1898.
On Monday, Thursday and Friday S. S
Alberta will leave Kaslo 5 p.m., for Ainsworth
Pilot Bay and Nelson.
Leaving Nelson 8 a.m., Tuesday, Friday and
Saturday for Pilot Bay, Ainsworth and Kaslo,
calling at all way points.
(All times are subject to change without notice.
Meals and berths not included.
Passcngors on S. S. International from Nel
son, Spokane, etc., for points on Kootenay
Lake south of Pilot Bay, will connect at that
point with theS. S. Alberta.
Passengers for Nelson via S. S. Alborta, from
points south of Pilot Bay, can, by arrangement
with purser, havo stop-over at Pilot Bay or
Ainsworth, or connect with S. S. International
at Kaslo.
The company's steamers connect Kootenay
Lako and Slocan points with all points in tho
United States ana Canada; by way of Spokane
and Kootenay River.
Tickets sold and bnggago checked to all
points by pursers on steamers or at our office.
G. ALEXANDER. Oen. Mgr.
P. O. Box 122. Knslo. B.C
REISTERER & CO.,
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and Porter.
Drop in   and see   ns.
NELSON.
B.C.
NELSON
SODA  WATER FACTORY.
telephone ko. 81.
Manufacturers of
ALL oarbonated waters.
and full information hy addressing nearest
local agent, or GEO. S. BEER, City Ticket
Agent, Nelson,
XV. F. ANDERSON, E. J. COYLE,
Trnv. Pass. Agent,      Dist. PaBs. Agent,
Nelson Vancouver.
Halcyon Hot Spring*  Water Aerated and
Supplied to tbe Trade,
Iii Carload Lot
FOB SALE BY ... .
SHOOK & ARNOT
Slocan River Mills, Slocan City, B.C.
Sawmill for sale, Correspondence Solicited.
GENTS   #-   CLOTHING
Repaired, Altered, Cleaned, Pressed
and Dyed by the New Process at
Reasonable Prices,
STEVENS,  The Tailor.
Room 9. Hillyer Bi.k., NELSON.
P. S.���Ladies Wool Dress Goods Sponged
beforo Making Up.
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WHAT
DO
YOU
WANT
For One Cent a Word?
You cnn find a liuyer for "Any
Old Thing " if you advertise.
Classified Advertisements.
All advertisements in     is column are   A
Ll cent a word oach insertion.   No ad-   i
vorlisoment taken for less than 25 centa.   i
FOR SALE
FURNITURE FOR SALE.
A party loaving town wishes to sell a nice
lot of new furniture.   For information apply
..I   M ;...... ,.,11... Ufa
at Miner office.
MISCELLANEOUS
WANTED.���Threo or four roomed houso  in
central location.   Address Miner olilce.
WANTED.���Situations ns first, nnd second
cook. Will tako chargo of a boarding house
or camp, Bost of references. Apply at this
office.
WANTED���A situation as Engineer or Machinist. Good refrences. Address "K," Miner
Offlco. 109
FOUND.-A small key, Natlonnl Cash Register.   Apply "Miner" office.
MUSIC  LESSONS.-On  piano,  organ   or
guitar, by Mrs. W. J. Astley, HobKon street,
���cy.   P.O.:
two doors west of Stanley.
. Hox 180.
NELSON EMPLOYMENT AGENCY.
Baker Street.
Wanted���Furnished House.
2 Chambermaids
4 Girls for House Work.
10 Men, $2.2!) per day.
J. H. Love. THH MINER   FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9,   1898.
An Interesting Paper Read
by Sir William Crrooks.
the people were   moro prosperous than t       1898     PROVINCIAL     1898
usual.    The   captain   sees   great    iin-
provement   in   Nelson   since   be
here bofore and he notes especially
many     substantial     business     hi
which have been erected.
under the direct ion of
The Royal Agricultural and Industrial
A Probability of  Nelson Soon Getting j        Society of British Columbia.
s Exhibition I
i
SUNDAY MAILS.
Seven Mails a Week.
' A   Miner  reporter   yesterday inter
viewed   Postmaster    Gilker    with   a
       ���___. iview to ascertaining whether the Sun-
WHEAT   CROP    WANING c^v train whiub.htl been nnt on tb.
OCT. 5 to 13 Inclusive
-AT-
It  Oan be  Increased  by  Utilizing the
Nitrogen Now Going to Waste in
the Air.
Citizens'Grand Yearly (efebration
London, Sept. 8.��� Sir William
Crooks, president of the British association, delivered the inaugural address at the annual congress of that
body at Bristol today. He reviewed
the sources of the present and possible
wheat supply and argued that by the
most favorable calculation the supply
could not* keep pace with the world's
needs beyond the year 1981, but starvation might be averted through the
laboratory if the problomjof the fixation
of the supply of nitrogen contained in
tha atmosphere was solved. He estimated that fixed nitrogen of the value
of sixteen million pounds was wasted
annually by dumping the sewage of
towns into the ocean, while the store
in the atmosphere was unlimited. The
problem was how to utilize it. If
these stores of fixed nitrogen were ap-
lied to the soil they would raise the
average wheat crop per acre from 12.7
to aO bushels, enabling the supply to
meet the demand. Sir William was of
the opinion that the solution of the
problem would be the burning of the
nitrogen in the, air by a powerful electric current. Such a current might* be
obtained by tho utilizing of Niagara
Falls and the fixed nitrogen thereby
produced would cost* ��5 per ton.
AN INTERESTING  REPORT.
Toronto. Sept. 8.���A special cable to
the Evening Telegram from London
says:
Tho report of thc British Association
for tho Advancement of Science has
just been handed out nnd is of considerable interest to Canadians. The
success of the annual meeting at Toronto last year, the report says, was
largely the result of the unremitting
exertions of the local committee and
the support received from the Ontario
and Federal governments and the city
of Toronto. The report further expresses the council's regret at the Dominion contemplating the discontinuance of tidal surveys in Canadian
waters, and earnestly urges that the
survey be continued.
O PRIZES o
Nelstm& Fort Sheppard railwaywould   jyrjill/ \kj &ct ITI \t\ Cf"PT
result'in   a Sunday   mail   being (lis-I IIV ff   f V V<3 LSI 11 88*3 tt/I
ti'ibuted in Nelson.
Mr. Gilker   said   that   the   railway! in conjucUon with tho
companv had not notified tbe department of the change and consequently
no mail has as yet been sent on that
train. Last Saturday Mr. Gilker telegraphed Superintendent McLeod to I
know if auy mail would be sent, and
the answer was no. The postmaster
has, however, since received another
communication from bim staling that I
he had telegraphed the department   at
Ottawa on the subject, which now has   pyfo-Spectaculm  i: * ,.t,���*       *���"*��
the   matter    under  consideration.    A      de Cuba nnd Blowing up of the'-rulne.
mail seven days a week  is now among
the   probabilities   of    Ibe   immediate   Followed liy an up-to-date Flro Works Display
future. which litis been specially scoured for Font'
Nights ni an enormous exponso
$18,000
THE FIRST TRIAL 8
of our ('lcUiinK Is generally sufficient to S\
nmko a life long customer. lm
We don't otter our good* below cost, 91
because we have    no   desire   lo   lose IS
money.    Wc   Bell ut prices wliich   are (i
sufficient topay for good material and 91
good workmanship.   The size and vari- m
ety of our stock enables us to please a ^
customer both  as to style aiullit.    In- fl
deed we are particular on  these points. ft)
We rather lose a sale thnn permit un- ��
satisfactory ganne'its to leave the Jjjj
store.
These values cannot he surpassed.
--J. A. GILKER--
P. O. STORE.
-^-��SS9S9S9��Stf��*��?*��9*��S-S*����96S*e9-S9S9SSS9S9��9'S9*9e9S9-i
The Premium List is the Largest
over offered West of Toronto.
THE LIQUOR EXPLODED.
New York, Sept. 8.��� Three workmen were burnodto death in a lire
that occurred in Max Stiner & Company's whiskey house in Yesey street
today. The fire was started by the explosion of a barrel of spirits of alcohol.
AN   ANTI-STRIKE BILL.
Berlin, Sopt. 8.���Tho emperor, speak
ing at a banquet  last  evening, promised   that   an anti-strike bill would be
introduced     in   the.   Reichstag   before
the close of the year.
NEW LOCATIONS.
NOT TRUE.
Paris, Sept. S.���There is no fnndii-
tion for the report that Major De
Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy, whose
all> ged authorship ot tho Bordereau in
the Dreyfus case is now being considered by a special military commission
of inquiry, has committed snioii e.
THE FRENCHMAN  WON.
Borlin, Sept. S.���Huert, the Paris
cyclist, won the 24 hour cycling race
which ended here this evening, covering 829 kilometers, about 516 miles,
293 yards. C. W. Miller, the American, gave up the race after a severe
fall.
LEASED A TOWN.
London, Sept. 9.���The Capetown correspondent of the Daily Mail confirms
the report that Great Britain has
leased from Portugal the town of Lorenzo Marques, on the north side of
Delagoa bay.
SWAM TWENTY-FOUR MILES.
Dover, Eng., Sept. 8.���Owing to
wind and fog, Holmes was obliged to
desist, when about six miles from the
French coast, after a record swim of 24
miles in nine hours. He was not the
least fatigued when he. left the water.
THE   REPORT   CONFIRMED.
London, Sept. 8.���A despatch haa
been received from the British minister at Pekin, confirming the report
tha Li Hung Chang had Icon dismissed nt his request
SILVER DROPS A POINT.
New York. Sept. 8.���Bar silver,
1)014 : Mexican dollars,  ll'i-i...
Copper, quiet; brokers' price, $12 ;
exchange, $12.25 to $13.87}$,
Lead, quiet; brokers' price, $0.00;
exchange, $4.00 lo $407-%.
MR.   TARTE'S   HOPE.
Montreal,Sept. 8.���Mr. Tarte's paper
La Patrie, says it will be greatly disappointed if the year '98-'99 does not,
hIiow u surplus for tbe Dominion of
$1,000,000.
AFTER  A   LONG  ABSENCE.
Captain Patterson, who i.s well
known in this city and along tho
lakes, has returned after a visit to the
old country extending over 22 months.
Most of this time was spent visiting
old scenes near Edinboro and at Dundee. He reports great activity in Ihe
old land. The shipyards along tho
Clyde are filled'with orders and men
are working night and day. There
had heen a very good crop in the agricultural    districts  aud   consequently
Nelson.
Sept. ?*���
Berkshire���E. J. Hanson, F. G.
Hamblin, A. D. Heriot. at head of
Pup ck, (i mi from Brooklyn.
Oriole���Same, same.
Rough���O. Couture, on w fk of 0
mile ok, adj Maple Leaf.
Park Hill Fraction���F. L. Mercer,
on w si of N. &. F. S. ry. ii, mi s w
of Y'mir, adj Diamond Queen on n
and Dodo on w.
Durango���E. H. Stanley, on Morning
mountain, n of and adj Gladys.
L. M. Fraction���If.  lvearns, on Wild
Horse mt,   ):, mi n of Ymir mine, adi
Joplin on n, Carthage on s   and v/ and
Wild Horse on e.
Sept. 8���
Uclair���P. McBride, on Rover ek,
formerly Little Chap.
Marylands���Same, samo, formerly
Little Giant.
O. U. G. Fractions���Hall Mines,
limited, on Toad nit, adj Britannia,
on n American Flag on s and Money
Market on e.
E.L.C.���J. L. Payne, at head of Elk
ck, 500 ft n of White Cloud
Lacrosse and Baseball Matches, Bicycle Heet, Aquatic, Sailor and
Caledonian Sports, Promenade
Concerts, Horse Races.
Dog Sliow.   Open to the World.
The Finest Bands in the Province
will provide Music.
Special rules over all Railway and
Steamboat Lines
No entrance fees charged for Exhibits.
Premium Lists, Entry Forms, aud
full Information on application to
MAYOR OWENS
Chairman Cel. Com.
VV. II. EDMONDS.
Secy. Cel. Com.
'I'. .1. TBAPP, ARTE VII J1ALINS,
l'rca. R. A. Sc I. Poc.      Secy. lt. A. & I. Soe.
\Y. II. KEARY,
Exhibition Commissioner,
J * NELSON CAFE  # I
��� ���
��� First Class 111 every respect A
<��� ���
��� Ho vou want a '^iioii Square meal for    A
A A
X 25 CENTS?     X
A A
X TRY THE   NELSON   CAFE ���
X *
t
���
X
A
A
DINNER 12 TO 8
St '^in^rffoi' ofWwnd ! First Class Cook Employed X
Horse ck. adj Omenc
Hub���W. J. Butter. 1 mi w of
Shield's landing, TC0 ft* form Lower
Arrow lake.
Newsboy���.1. Greer, 1 mi s e of
Roaring ck, adj Pass.
Silver Monument���S. Lefe'oore and
A. Gayctte, on Craig mt, adj Warfare
on n.
Clarence���J. Perkins, on e side, of
N. & F. S. ry, 1 mi s of Mountain
siding, adj Free Gold on n.
PLACER LOCATIONS.
Sept. 8���
Tessie���J. F. Weir, on Rover ck.
Bobbie Burns���R. R. McCanimerou,
same.
Martha���J. Moen, same.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT
MINING   fRANSFERS.
Where no consiieration in named in transfer
the nominal sum of SI is to be understood.
Nelson.
Sept.  8���
Wynonn, Chicora���J.  E.  Bighain   lo
John H. Scott, $8000,
���
$���������������������������������^������������������������������������1
X Y. HOSHI - Proprietor. X
t*t*t+-++4-*t*++^.��*.444-^>.^4. ������������t
TRUNKS
^TRAVELLING*
TRUNKS
A Large  Variety   below  the
Ordinary Price.
Satchels, Grips, Valises
KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY
TIME  CARD   NO. 2
Tithing r.llci-t 1:110 o'clock tt. m., .Setileiiiln r
1st,   lulls,     rnclllc  or   I'.'inli   Meridian
Time.
Thomson Stationery Co.
LIMITED (d'22)
3STBXJS03Sr
and JOINERS
������������������������������"fr
Tk Nelson Planing Mill
T. "\V. CRAY'.
<** PRESERVING JARS *&
Pints, Quarts and Half Gallons.
HAJOLI CA& STONE WARE
t
Tea Pots all Sizes
Butter Crocks
Milk Pitchers
Bowls
Pie and Pudding Dishes.
and a Full Line of CHINA & GLASSWARE.
Complete Supply of ... ���
Groceries, Summer Beverages, Etc.
QUALITY UNEQUALED PRICES RIGHT
Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Every .Morning.
Special attention to Mail orders.
Kirkpatrickand Wilson,
Baker St.      Tel. 10.
nsnE^w
#
GOODS
Hair Brushes, Tooth Brushes,
and Cloth  Brushes,
also Good Value in Sponges
W. F. TEETZEL & CO. Nelson, B. C.
DRUGS AND ASSAYER'S SUPPLIES.
GAMBLE b O'REILLY,
FOR SALE
FOR RENT
Civil Engineers, Provincial Land Surveyors,
Real Estate and General Agents,  Fire and
..Insurance Agents, Notaries Public,  Etc...
���i i ���nirrnVHiTft^
Corner Lot on Vernon St., with Building. 12 Lots in Hlock
IIF���('heap.    2 Lets Oor. Josephine and Roligon,
 �������'��*
2 Lots and Dwelling near Cor Stanley SI, on Observatory
St., S12 per month, Dwelling on Silica St., near Cedar St.,
|20 per month.    House and 2 Lots, Houston St.   $15 month.
Call and see our full list of property for sale  in   "Hume"
and "A" Additions
Ten Lots in "Hume" Addition at a Bargain.
We have Two Claims on Hover Creek For Sale, cheap.
Gamble & O'Reilly, Agents.
Baker Street,  NELSON,  B.C.
LONDON & BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS.]
LIMITED.
HEAD OFFICE, LONDON, ENGLAND.
All   Communications relating to British Columbia business!
to be addressed to P. O. Drawer 505, Nelson, B.C.
%>v%* %%^%*%%*%%%%*%
J. Roderick Robertson,
General Manager
S. S. Fowler, E. M.,
Mining Engineer
NELSON, B.C.
893
Charles D. J. Christie
GENERAL BROKER.
INSURANCE,
REAL ESTATE,
MONEY TO LOMli
��� AECHITECTS, BUILDERS
Wbst Bound Hast Bound
First Class        Time Card No 2 First Class
Passenger          Sept. lst, 1S!)S. PatRougor i
Leaves Daily         Stations Arrive Daily i
8.30 a. m.                   Kaslo 3.30 p.m. I
8.65 a. in.             South Fork 3.(15 p.m. i
liillioa.'ni.          wfitowator 8.00p.m. I When reqtliring thoroughly seasoned
10.08 a. in.             Hear Lako 1 60 p.m. I                  | i���,l,rl* should apply to
10.20a.m.           McQuillan l.wipm. >
10:31 u. in.             I'nj no Tram 1:23 p.m.1
10.86 a.m.         Cody Junction 1.22 p.m.
10.46a.nl.               Sandon 1.15 p.m.
Arrive Daily Leave Daily
CODY BRANCH
Mixed Mixed
Leaves Daily         stations Arrive Daily j                                                                    [ FOR SALE���6 roomed Cottage, 2 lots, Cor Kootenav nnd Observatory, harl
!!:iua"'"-         cody'du'iuiion Via""*' I In stoek,l,000;000ffc.of Flooring.Linlng |         'finish, painted, good fence, $1250.   2 good Lots, Addition "A" fiOtj
Cody
FOR RENT���Furnished House and 2 lots, Cor. Cedar and Victoria, $20.0(1
4 roomed House, $14.00. 4 roomed House, f 15. li roomed Houff
Cor. Stanley and Victoria, $20.00.   A lnrgo Boarding House, $35.
11:25  " Cody 11:35   "    !
Arrive Daily Leavo Daily
ROBT. IRVING,       GKO. F. COPELAND,
204) O. F. & P. A Superintendent.
Mouldings, Doors, Sashes and
every description of Joinery.
 ���- . ISt'UKE.V   HOURS  ,IMI    WINUOW8   HAWK
Subscribe for The Miner S
u iui it Miiii.i, mi son, it.��'. oi'POgi 11. r<;sT ��ii i ;t t]
Call nnd see our Wallace Acetylene Gas Machine.
PABST : : : I
One Year
Half Year
One rionth
$10.00
$S.oo j
$i.oo
,B.D.S.
.BY MAIL OR  CARRIER.
has taken over the practice of
Dr.    II.   E.   Hall and   is   prepared to do all kinds of Dental
Work   by latest methods.  . .
Itrulii ii Hill Block ��� Bukcr Mt.
BOHEHIAN
A Trial   will   convinc
that the  World's   Leading
Beer loses none of its goc
qualities by  being  bottlel
in our own country.
HORPE & CO., Ltd.
NELSON, VICTORIA & VANCOUVEll

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