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 East ixnb Tiiest Kootenay  Have  Belter Showings for Mines lhan any  olher Sections on the Continent  of America.  FI11ST   VEAR-SO.'.  ��he  Capital am) Brains  le   Employed   to   Advaniao-f.  inlng Camps of Ea  .West  Kootenay.  KELSON,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,".THURSDAY,- AUOUST   Mi.   1S!I-V  . PRICE TEN  CENTS.  ON     811W  THE   PRESIDENTS    MESSAGE   SIMPLY.  A  LEAF FROM A GOLDBUG BIBLE.  It Contains, no New . Reasons Why Sliver  Should be Demonetised; Merely Reiterates  the. Stock-Worn Arguments of Those  - FavortaH the Single Standnrtt ��� Tarlir Reform, the Issue on Which He wns Sleeted  President. Sent to the Bear.  Those who believed thtit president Cleveland would, in hi.s me.ssiigK.tii congress.  give new reasons why silver silould lie  demonetised will lie mistaken. His message read* very much like the articles  that from time to time apjiear in the  New York papers against silver. -Votii  single new idea is put forth: it is not even  hinted that the tariff has anything to do  With tlm present unsettled condition of  utTairs in the I'nited States! The Follow-  ing is the full text of his message:  THE. MESSAQ-E.  To the Congress of the I'nited Slates:  isteriee of an alarming and estru-  rdinnry business situation, involvingthe  ,-eirui-e and prosperity of all ofour.peo-  ile. has ruiistruineii ine to call together in  xlra session thepeople's representatives  1 congress,  to  the end that, 'through a  villi   wliich   thev  il._  ��� hen  Our unfortunate financial plight is not  the result of untoward circumstances nor  of conditions related to our natural resources, nor is it traceable to any of the  afflictions which frei|ueiitlycheck national  growth and prosperity- With plenteous  crops, with abundant promise of remunerative   production    and  Tli  it inn  >. safe  o busi-  ment itnd a satisfactory ass   ness enterprise; .suddenly financial distrust and tear have sprung up on everv  side. Numerous money institutimishave  suspended because abundant as.-et.-f were  not imincdiiitelv available to meet the demands of the frightened depositor*.  Surviving corporations and individuals  are content to keep iu hand their money.  They are usually anxious to loan, and  those en gage* I iu legitimate business are  snrpiscd to lind- that securities which  they offer for loams, though heretofore  sitisfaetory. are no . longer accepted.  - -Values, supposed to be fixed; are fast becoming conjecture, and loss and faihne  have invaded every branch of business.  ..THK   SHKRMAX   LAW.  I believe that these tilings are principally chargeable to congressional legislation touching the purchase and coinage  nf .silver, bv the general government.  This legislation is embodied iu the statute  passed July II. IHIO, which was the culmination of much agitation on the subject  involved, and which may be considered  ;is a truce, after a- long struggle, between  the advocates of free silver coinage and  those intending to be more conservative.  Undoubted I y the immediate purchase  by the government nf -1.500,0(10 ounces of.  silver monthly, forced; under that statute.  Was regarded by those interested in silver  production its a certain guarantee of its  increase in price. The result, however,  has beeu entirely different; for, immediately following the spasm of n slight raise  In price, silver began to fall, after the passage of the act, and has since reached the  lowest point ever known.  ��� This disappointing result has led to a  renewed and persistent effort in the direction - of free coinage- Meanwhile, uot  only arc tho evil effects of the operation  of the present law constantly accumulating, but the result, to which its execution  must inevitably lead is becoming palpable  to all who give the least heed to financial  subjects.  I'AYIXd   .SII.VKR    (KnTII'UATKS   IX   1UII.11.  This law-provides that, in payment lor  .|(5'lKi;(ICI0 ounces of silver bullion, which  the seeretarv ��f the treasury is commanded to piii-i'hasc inoiiihly. I here shall  lie issued treasury nm.*, redeemable on  demand In gold or *ilv.-r ruin al the di-  . Hire of Uiemiviiir-j "of I lie treasury, inn!  tfial said Hole- mav be reissued, il l��.  however, rli'diired in (he act to be "Tluf  established pulley of the United State* lo  nia In tit in the two metuls upon a parity  witheach other upon the present legal  iiitioui-such ratio us may be provlilml by  law." This declaration ��o control.-* tlm  action of the secretary of the treasury le  to prevent him exercising the disercLi.ii  nominally       '   ''"   the parity  hedUui-bi.,.  .Manifestly the refusal by the secretary  . to pay these ti'wihiiry notes hi gold, il'de-  . mantled, would necessarily riwull in their  diseredit, and tlm exercise of discretion ns  to obligation* piiyableouly iu silver would  . de-troy thu parity between the two  metals, by .establishing a dlserimimitlon  in favor of gold. I'p to the l.lih day of  July, (WW, these notes hmI heeii issued in,  luiymcut of silver bullion purchased to  the amount of more than S 117,000.1 KM);  While all but a very small ipmiitity of  this bullion ivmaius uneoiiied and without  usefulness in the treasury, ninny of the  notes given in its jan-clmse have been paid  in gold;. This is illustrated by the statement that between the 1st day of May,  ISB, and the biili day of .Inly, IHtti, the  notes ot this kind issued in payment for  silver bullion amounted  to a little  u  than S.il.lKXUKM). and that, during the si  period about SjU.dfXUHHJ were piilii bv  treasitry  in gold  for theredemption  The policy necessarily adopted of paying tliese iioles in gold has uol spared the  gold reserve of SKKUHJn.lKX). long ago set-  aside bv the government for.redemption  of other notes: for tins fund has already  beeu sub.iecteil to the payment of new  oliligiitions amounting to about igliifMXHI.-  (XX) on account- of silver purchases iind has  as a consequence, for tlm first time since  ite creation; been encroached upon.  "r  '       ���'-It"   ���'Tin  the dec  y   on the misfortune*'of <  i-d his labor.  lie of the greatest statesuiei:  has known, speaking more  rs ago. when a dearth of eir  rial distress, sab  la'u  of all othei  who ha>  easy.  nd li  askei  ithcraild u  appreciative nations to add it to their  stock. That the opportunity we. have  offered has not been neglected is shown  by the large amounts of gold which have  recently been drawn from our treiisury  aml exported to-1 increase the financial  strength of foreign nations.  The excess of the exports of gold over  its imports for the year ending June 30,  ISltt. amounts to more than SK7,500,OOU.  Between the first day of Julv, 1.S02,' and  the fifteenth day of July..IK03, the gold  more than $1:52,000,000, while.'rlurihg the  same period, the silver coin and bullion iu  the treasury increased more than ��1-17.-  (MHMXX).  i>Ki>iti-:r:iATii).v oiM-rtiRKscv.  I'uless government bonds are to be con-  exhausted gold. only, to be again exhausted, it. is apparent that the operation  of the silver purchase law - now in force  loads in tin- direction of the entire substitution of silver for gold intbe govern-,  ment treasury and that this must be followed by ihe payment of all government  obligations in depreciated silver.  At this stage gold and silver must part  company and the government must fail in  its establishment of the policy to maintain the two metals oii a parity withoach  otlier, and be given over to tiie exclusive  use of a   currency greatly -depreciated.  According to the standard of  the  commercial world, we could no longer claim a  place among the nations of the first class.  ' could onr government claim tlie per-  maiice of its obligations, in so far as  h obligations have been imposed upon  to provide for the use of the people the  it and safest money. -  1'HHXATIUNAL AH11EK.UKNT  If. :  v of i  clai  silv,  ought, to occupy a larger plact  reucy and the currency of the world,  through a great in teruatioiial co-operation  and agreement, it is obvious .that the  United States.will not- he in a position to  gain a hearing in.favor of suclt'au arrangement so long as we are willing to  continue iu our attempt to accomplish  this result single handed.  The knowledge in business circles, among  our people, that our government cannot-  make its fiat equivalent to intrinsic value  ���cannot keep inferior money on a parity  with superior money, by its own indepen-.  dent efforts-has resulted in such a lack  of confidence at home in the stability of  currency values that capital refuses its  aid to new enter] irises, while mill inns are  actually withdrawn from the channel* of  trade and commerce lo become idle aud  unproductive in the hands of timid owners.  Foreign investor* are equally alert, not  only to decline -to purchase American  securities, but to make haste to sacrifice  t-ho��! which thev already have.  THK  LACK  OF I.'OXFIIIICXIJR  Jt does not meet.the situation to say  that the apprehension in regard to the  future of our finances is groundless and  that there is no-reason for this lack of  confidence in the purpose or the power of  the government in the premises. The  very existence of this apprehension and  tiiis lack of. confidence, however, lias  caused a menace which ought not'for a  moment to be disregarded.  Possibly, if the undertaking we have in  hand were the maintenance of a specUic  known quantity of silver at a parity  with gold, our ability to do so might be  esthuutcd aud guiiged, awl, perhups, in.  in view of our unparalleled growth and  resources, it -might- be favorably passed"  upon. But when our avowed endeavor is  to maintain such a parity in regard toa-ii  amount of silver Increasing at ihe of SMI,-  000,00" ywirly. wHli "'> llxwl ii'i-inlmuhni  to such mi increase,, it can hardly be xiitd  thata problem l"_pri!-eiiti'il whose hi ill i-  Utm i��41'ri'f IVoni ilunlit, .  .Tlie-pi'opleof llie I'niiml HuileMireen-  tllled to ii-miiuiiI-iiihI -stable eiureuuy and.-  lo a < money, i-erognlned ns such on e\-  cluuigontid in livery niurketnf the world.  Their government lias no right lit-lnjiire  them by llnaiicial esiii'rlmenls opimsed to  I he policy and practice of olW civilized  stud's, nor is it .instilled In 'permit ling tin  exaggerated and iiiireimuMable drinu on  our national strength and ability, lo  jeopjirdlze. thu strength of the people'*  money.; This matter rises above the piiuie-  of iMirty polities It -vVlinllv euiieeriw  every Imsiness aiid calling and enters  every household in the laiul.  Tir  TIIK   I-AllOltKH S.   I.VTKHKMT.  inportaut asfieet of i  subject which especially sliuidi.   overlooked. At a llmelike. tin, -present,  when theevilsof iiiisouud liniuiee threaten  us, the speculator may aiitii'lfiate a harvest gathered from the .misfortunes iif  others:, lhe capitalist may protect liim-  :self by hoarding or may even lind profit  iu the fluctuation of values; but the wage  earner, tho first to be hurt hy �� depreciated currency and the last to mceivc the  buiiuut of its eori'eetion, is practically defenseless,   Jlo relies fur work upon the  by misehievotirt legislation in  monetary matters is the man who earns  his daily bread bv hi*, daily toil."  These words are as perl iiielit as on the  day they were uttered, and they ought to  iimpressively remind us that a failure to  do our duty must especially injure those  of our conn try men who lab.ir and who,,  because of their number.-* ami condition,  are entitled to.tlie most watchful care of  their government.  It is of the utmost importance that such,  relief as congress can afford in the existing situation be -afforded at once. The  .maxim "he gives, twice who gives quickly" js directly applicable! .--"It-may be true  that the embarrassments from which the  business of. the country, is suffering arise  as much from evils apprehended ��* IVmn  those .actually ���'--"-  loo, that calm  that neither capitalist!  Will give way to an unreasoning pan  sacrifice their property or their interest  unilerthe influence of exaggerate!'  '-"Nevertheless every day of delay  moviug.one of the plain principal . .  of the present state of things enlarges the  mischief already done and inereas  responsibility of the government"  'existence, whatever .else the fieoph  a rigjitto expect from congress.  They "-may certainly demand" that the  legislation condemned by the ordeal of  three years of disastrous experience shall  be reitioveiI from the statute books as  soon as their representatives.can legitimately deal with it..  .  Lead-Silver Mine at Ainsworth..  llaxweli Steveu-on.  a lawyer aiid democratic politician of I'hiladelphia. is  at  Ainsworth   taking a look  at the High-  i rhni  __.. . ,.���   -ell defiiiwl.aiid.or.f  All the h  ich  he  rtiMKS :  It V  Hepti  .s my purpose to summon eougre.-w  ial sessioii early iu the incoming  her that we might enter promptly  le work- of tariff' reform which the  true interests of the country clearly demand, which so large a majority of the  people, as shown by "their suffrages, desire ami expect, and to accomplish. \\ hich  every effort of the present administration  is pledged. But, while tariff reform. has  nothing off its immediate and per  - impt  Mil     |  the i  ^  ��� igage the attenti -   ���   it haf seemed to me that the financial  condition of the country should at -once,  and before! all other subjects, be considered  by your, honorable bod>.  I 'earnestly recomiuend a prompt repeal  of the provisions of the act passed July  14th. ISU0, authorizing the purchase of  silver bullion, and that other legislative  action may put beyond ail. doubt or mistake the intention anil ability of the government to fulfill its pecuniary obligations  in tiie money universally recognized by  all civilized countries.  incentive Mansion, August' 7th^ 'l883.'  lie says, that the claii  anrl an application made' for a crown  grant, but m> mure development work  will be done until the silver question is  settled. Speaking in a general wiiy of the  situation iu Pennsylvania. .Mr. Stevenson  . h a figure that milling will be  profitable for that 'metal alone," he said  to a reporter last pveniug. "Why? Because if the mines continue to shutdown  the day will come when lead will command its own. price in the-world of art  anil industry. We must have lead ami  we"can't get along without it. Ami although lead has fallen--temporarily with  other commodities, it will surely rebound  to a figure far above any it has reached  iu modern times; . You can make tip your  mind that a man with a silver anil lead  proposition iu shape to hold onto it is all  right this very day- The trouble -with  olir people iu Pennsylvania is that they  areall in the popular movement for what  they call 'honest money'. While there is  a large number of persons who feel with  the Wesft that we need an enlargement of  the currency, yet- the prevailing feeling, I  iuu sorry to say, is for the repeal of'-the  Sherniao law aud against free coinage.  Money.is so searceiu the Must that I had  considerable trouble getting enough currency to make the trip .west. ���'But'the  savings bunks: which are nearly always  the first to go down in a crush, acted  sensibly this time. Heretofore they have  hesitated about enforcing the sixty days'  notice tiiey are allowed by their charters,  for fear it would hurt tliem. This time  thev did so. and as fast as thev got auv  currency hi thev locked itflip for a rain v.  day. The result was favorable in the end,  �� do'not lbel'ieveJtbe Sherman "law  w'iM  ever be   repealed  unconditionally.    The  lower house may succeed in parsing such  a measure, but the silver men are certain-  force a  compromise,  and it will be done  that way.    1 tell  vou  now silver is going  to nmko terms thiK year. -The compro-.  mise may be in the.direction of.a brnuilira tin.    England  got .ahead' of us in tha  .when it readjusted the rupee, and we wi  ii-    .wiiai.  ^Ili-.n- T^ mice fixed f  - Intpes-cn. the President, not Hi9 Secretary.  Salt Lake Tribune: "It will'be.in.ordei-,  so soon as congress. meets, to insist "upon  the dissinissal of. mint director Preston,"  iu case? during the present month, he fails  to purchase the amount of silver which  the law .requires hbu to purchase. He  ought to be dismissed on general principles.. The ilii-ector of the mint, in a  country like 'ours, jewing down a half  cent an ounce;on bullion -because the  figures iii London are half a cent less than  hi ourcountry! Suppose be were to go to  London to buy it in quantities of two,  three, or five million, ounces, would not  that effect, the price? Again, as was explained-in the Tribune yesterday in Lhe  financial article -copied from tile World,  he insists simply on the quoted nominal  prices from London daily., when, in lact.  the real price where sales are made is li  cuts greater. We do not yet think that  "  -" ' *"  ' *   " otith.go   by  WUI Resume at Cijt Rates-  A proposition looking toward resunip-  tion of operations iu the Cicrn' d'Alene  mines is being considered. The mine  owners have been given reduced freight'  rates to the smelters and. agree to lower  the rate charged miners for board anil  supplies. In return! they ask 'miners to  work for $2.50 a day, a cut of SI- If terms  are agreed to.. 100(1 to 1201) men now idle  will find work. -It is believed the minors,  will accept the terms, for a time at least.  Running Night ana Day.  In order to make up.Iost time, the Poor-  man mill oii  Kilgle creek is now "running  night and day;   Although tile water supply is stillsuflicient, it is not thought the  null can be run Full ti  of September. A n  the management is;  employed were paid  e after then  fonii  o Htnlng  Carlisle will let  without buying the  quired pf him   by   law;   but-.j  ���oiigrr  he. doi  ," Mr. I'rl  should first lie dismissed aiid the  lary.Carlihle himself-should be cited I  show niiise why he should not he in  penciled hi Ills higli olllce. With lhe sccr  ttiryol'lhe treasury nullifying the law  wilh an libscpiimis press lellmg l '���  Will Confine TUelr Opei  The Duluth syndicate, operating iu  -Slocan "district, have concluded, to drop  out of real estate and stick to mining.  To that end W. I">. Middough and Ceorge  Atkins will bein from Diduth next week  >  take  e<l oiit- ol  isis l,avi  til'tlii  is because- his-1  A Mine Bomtht anil Palil for.  Thepiu'chascfs<.rihc('eiil.,.|-Siartniiie,  in Trail (frc.-k disii-id, have, made the  Dual payiueul mi that property and are  Well -plen��ed with their bargain. The  ��e!h'i'. Joe Hniujoiri. is now .p.ile a  capitalist, having clwiucd" up a   (otal of  nollcy IiasbiM'ii Intei-IVred \vhli. it is time '���  i'ui' Aiiiei'letuiH to-be looking I'm' their :  rights,; or-thoy  -!M '���   '"  glunil    Kast. and-  Wi��,l    Kootei  iloi  wing  not ���  ...       the  Suit   Uko  fike  higlli'lloiigh.,  -  pilpei  st em I id' impeaching a mei-e clerk of th  iireshleiit, Ihepreslilcut himself should be  Imiieaclied. No pi-esideui .before lias deliberately disregarded the law* Pits>cd liy  eougriws.'('leveland not only disregnrds  Ihem, but bribes and biilldd/.es a eoor.li-  llnlc branch ol'  the governiueul lo d., his  bidding.     . ._   :  BUlldlna a.  Mr.Tliompso,  in the Kevelstoke  division of W.-sl. K,  istHcl, is  il Un Henly C  trail up Healy creek iu the Larilocoiinlrv.  The trail will bekept near lhe cn-ek bot-  'i:rails in"he  l, litus avoiding tin  mat characterize all ol.lic  district. If tin- money hoh  Will lie completed In lhe sunuiiit of the I  mountain*, lying to the west of Imuran  river, and when eompleiecl a large mill- !  eral-bearingbelt will be easily accessible  from either Kooleiutylnkeorl'piieiArri^y  lake. ' '    .    ��� >  ili^trlc-t  Oold Mlutiig ]n tiie IiSlul,  Uesi.h-uls of Nelson will tveeive liver  ijillHI.IKK) if lhe bonds given on gold pi-op-  erlii* iu tlm" immediate iii-ig-lilwll'nud of  (he town are taken ii|i. 'niere are now  more men eugageil al. gold mining in Nelson district than at. silver, mining in  Slocan district.  TMioina ii aohl Ledge.".  . The parlies who have a bund on the  Majestic, n got.I claim sis miles we.-t of  NcNou.liMve ,U'iirN the ledge tit, U point  UK) feel below.the niuuel run by John  .Miles. The ledge is between.! wound two  and a half feel wide, and eavrio ore cqallv  as gi.,,.1 as (hat found iu (he tunnel.  til the Limlo. .  ��� Itevelslok.-Stai ; "Three of't lie "richest  strikes evi'i' madi- in the district have occurred in the l.ardcau during Ihe past. |eu  days, and which..in the opinion of such a  well-known mlumg-espert as V. ]���'. Hlaek-  burn, williissay ii]i iu the hundreds aud  I well defined _uud.��r great size.. One of  i them is mi the North fiirb of ttie ljinleaii  and is comjMiscd of i-oppei--silver glance.  Another of grav copper ami galena, showing native gold, is <.u the South Lai-dean  (Caini-r creek). Itoth these are hi the  vicinity i.f Trout Lake City. The third is  a big ledge nf grev i-op pel-chloride about  eleven miles up Kish creek from Lardeau  City. It was discovered by three prospectors mimed Rmleli/le, Clark-, aud Washington, wlio brought down huge samples  weighing about UK) pounds.- They stake!I  three claims ou the ledge-the Happy  Jack, fireat Britain  and   I bead naught.  Lauding and Lardeau Citv on receipt iif  the news, ami at once a rush wastiiadenii  the creek lo stake claims."  THE  MINBRAI. ...EXHIBIT  IS   GOOD.  ButTfiere is Nothing In Stent" to" Explain or  Advertise tt.  ��� It is a matter, of congratulation that  the arrange men t aiid "grouping of \our  mineral exhibit at the-Worki's Fair shows  care, judgment! "and good taste on the  part of Mr. LawL" the ])rovinciaI c'on'imis-.  sioner; biit while .the. exhibit com [Mires  well with that of any other comiti-y. there  is oiie deiicieuey that .detmcts'.largely  from the usefullness and ci-edit of the  showing, and utterly desiniys theadvei-  tisiug utility of what .would otherwise  have gained an enviable notoriety for our  province" and world-wide fiuue for Its  several mining districts. The absence of  a mining map of the province and the entire lack of carefully coni],iled pamphlets  is noticeable even by visitors who have  no direct interest other than sightseers.  At no otlier. time iu our history has  there been offered such an excellent  chance for world-widoadvertiscmieiit.anil  it seems Incredible that the provincial  government should, have proved itself so  utterly unable to seize the opportunity  offered. The use of well-written anil  tastefully illustrated pamphlets would  have been of manifold advantage iu giving the outside world the information  that is nowadays looked for by all intelligent people seeking either new homes or  profitable fields in which to make investments. People do rnit, take.kindly to dry  reading matter culled from oflieial iloeu-  lneutsahd pay little.attention to the unattractive and" often inaccurate maps  turned out by the department of  THE    GHAUT". GBOUP  Th.  ! idea  ,-eyot  general, that.the HMKKI copies of (he di  iiarlnieiital map "will, if property distributed, "advertise the province to the  whole known world." fiTnn its artless simplicity, is touching in the 'extreme.  Seriously speaking, it remains, a regrettable.fact that a great opportunity has  been lost.. No one but an old fogy or one  sublimely ignorant would imagine that  the. generality of mankind wiffreail dry.  statistics or bald, badly written descriptive matter,: or study, maps showing a  nimble of Itikvx and  rivers  with uupro-  three colors.".   ' " .  . "Well-written iiatnpblets, . containing  illustrations and.small descriptive maps,  printed sav in Knglish. French, and Herman, might have cost the province a very  considerable outlay, but" the benefits resulting therefrom would have repaid the  outlay many-times over. Look at the  works of art so "lavish) v distributed by  the railways of the United Slates. But.  then, ..we ale -sadly1 behind the times  if we Imagine that of the immense throngs  gathered    from    i ...  'w  -rids Fair  me  nom  hundi  sand  lei  ���st  idea where  lb-it isl  Col-  ���lie  Ma  t  it   with  Br  MsM  ���ilish  :iiiui-as.or  i-the  ith.-:-.  '" the 15  itish  lth  -er tin  globe.  it is  ewhei  u to the  jority.    And,  las!  sfat-i  tu  informal  WOllli:  All airent-g.  uiglaud o  -a  rfnniTi  ���dies  made by won  uota  an  Iwoi'ideri'.  1  r  ,  (Is.  great  en pal.  lilies  in  un  bi  clive^    in  club^ani  da 1 il'e" bin  p-, How.  i:  li'    t  ���e'T^  "'thai  ''tiiir  al'ik'i  li'.'d'cli  sale,  f hi"  gible  lo  elal-.cali/  ���Slht  ll^l.  Ui    llrlti-  ;,;:  In ii-  ii ih��  >lonl.  i thai  I'lhe  THE THREE OWNERS TO GET ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND  DOLLARS.  Pretty Good Wages for. a Year's Work, as  . the Claims Ware Located la. the Sprlns at  18S2 ��� The McKaughts of Seattle Are the.  Men Who Make the Deal; and.as They  Have   Money,   the    Property   Will   Be   Db- -  I-'or   once   the   local    press . can   first   -  irhroniele  the dose of a Slocan mining "i  deal of importjviice.   Heretofore, the press  of Spokane has had  a  mouoply of such  news.    It luis been knowtuf.'ir some time  tluit the .MeN'aitghts. of Seattle were after '  tlu;.(!raily group of claims in Sloean dis-   ."  triet. anil it is now known for certain that  . tliey have secured what they wanted, ami'  have elosed'a deal'that means much for  -that section of Shican district: whose but-  pnt- must iif necessity  be. handled on Slo-  The i-laiiiis in the group are distant k "'  'mile, and a half-from-the lake and about  eiim-distant from' Silverton and New Den- :���  ver, being.three miles by trail from the  former and foiii- miles fi-oni the latter.  The deal nu-uns that one of th6 mast  lu-omising groups iu the entire Sloean  country will be developed, aud not remain  idle.or at best be  worked -spasmodically.    .  The chief claim "in Hie group is the  'Alpha, on which considerable development work hits, been done: .The upper-  workings consist of a tunnel, a ci-os��i-iit,  and a wiii/e;.the latter bcihg iu solid ore.  Lower down another tunnel is. in over  sixty feet, in another place the ledge is  uncovered some twenty feet, showiug  nearly ten feet of.ore. Lart-winter n ship-  m t was made, by way of.VakiLsp. to the  smelter at Taennia, mid the returns, were  so high that mining men began to impure  where ^the property iwas located. Tins'" "  s]iringaii'l stiniuier the claims were visited  by the representative.* of several large  operators, who were all disposed to purchase, but a price could not be satisfactorily adjusted.  It Is understood the price mentioned in  the bond is JjWKi.ODo. Of this amount.  $10.0011 is cash, S&"5,tKXl to be [laid in Jan-"  uary next, and-the balance in a year. .,-  The-.JleNaught-s have tho right'to ship  ore, they retaining one-half the proceeds-  for expenses, the other half to.be turned  liver to Messrs. (irady, Briggs and Laatz  to apply on the deferred |iayiueuts.  Not a Question of Money, hut of Business.  .   (";. (). Buchanan has returned tu Nelson  from a trip to the coast.    While ut New '  Westminster he met Alex li wen Hint John  Hendry,  two of   the   promoters   of   the  Kusl  Slo<  i-ailwa;  Mr.  f the leading can-  neryiueu in the province and a man who  always trys to carry out his undertakings,  said tiie money to build the road could be  procured, but the iiuestioii was "would  the road pay.lifter it was builtV" That  there was mineral in sight in the" Slocan-  country was not disputed, but under prevailing conditions 1 he output of the mines":  dill not justify the bnildingof the railway  this* year. The people of Kaslo.and the  Sloean country can rest assured that the .  railway hi ijiuwtiim  will be built, just:  s pi-ol  f-.iittsi  Sixtlfltlnil With tlio Dual,  A.J. Miirk-.'wli.. irtui-ncd to Nelson  .Mim.lay night .from a hiciuc* trip to  Vaiieiuiver, traveled from HevcUtoke to  ltobs.,,1 wilh Winslow Hull and John .McDonald; who wen- ou their wnv tot'ol-  ville from lhe "U|d t.'ountry,- where thev  hid heeii for over a ycai-iicgoliathiK the  sale ol' lhe Silv-i- King mine.  Uol), geiilj,  .... ilied that the road can be operated at a profit. Mr. Buchanan also  stopped off a dav at l-'airhaven, Washington. That town is almost deserted, more  than  half   its business  blocks and  resi-  of the best laid mil oil 1'uget sound, the  paring favorably with " cities twice its  sine. Mr..Ibifhuuuifs mill at Iva.-lo will  oulv be run us orders are received; At  prc-ont hut four ineu are-employed;  Not Passable for Teams.  The Toad Mountain wagon road is not  INtsNiblc for"teams, owing to fallen tiniber-  iiud washouts; -Hob" Vi'ulti who is in  charge at. the Silver King mine, has  drum! it out down lo where "the Dandy  road hmuches ..if li-.m, the main rtwif,'  and hec-iimnt.-dint ihe ri-imiindei-could .;  heelcim-d out bv hull' a down men in a  week's tin,.;. The new owner* of-tlm-  Sih.-i   Kim;   ��ill   pi-obablv  do tile work���'���  (hcusi-ivi.., . ;  ..    A   11a m I   OlinnpuH  Bnnds.  .   Noi-lhporv New*. Iti.l: ",\ erowdof niin-  .-i-s went up io tlm Juste miiieoii Tin-Mluy. --  and   we umlei-tand that work  will   be  vjg,irou*lv pushed on llmt valuiible.pri>|i- .  erty.    lrfirlnglliothei-s  imld I'atsy Clark .  a ]ireniium of *|(K> I'or f.is hond.aiid we .  siiiith .  [..lis-  > Im.l  agi-i  villi  (I      Although   letieeiit   as  to  the  tcnlioll-orihecoii,lH,i,y   now owning lhe 1  Silver King group, limy impartt-d the he I  I'oliiiatiou thai Ihe M.iieriniendeiil and j  I Within  hei  h lo  >  lo  ii.n,  mine. Thev both expressed (hemsi-lves I  II. satisfied ��ilh the .[ei|l as cto.ed. -Mr. \  Haiusiiv is mil ���.eeivtarv of thecomiiauv, i  that."position being held by Ids brother, i  Mr- liiilland Mr. .McDonald will prnliahly !  be in Nelson the for,. ,4,1-1. of next ''       '  i th,  liav Vet eclipM- the lllllloUr- Silver King.  Its'ore is gohl. i.hd t.^ts-mmle give n-  .11ru.-of.iV0m WW to i$:��KXJ to the ton.  1'he ledge is eight feet wide, the vein Ill-  jug being decomposed  _(pun;tie at. the sue-..  A Smelter That Will Hun.  11. H. Wright of Ainsworth wlu-n al the  ���oast- interviewed mil linger Rust of the  l\icoiua smelter- Mr. Knit said that his.  .mid not be closed down. but. ou  my. would be run to its fiilt i-a-  Hieity. At present both stacks are blown  11.and the output iif bullion is between  S3W0 and SiKJOu a day. THE  TRIBUNE:   KELSON, B.C., THURSDAY,  AUGUST  K),   1803.  PUBLISHERS'  NOTICE.  TIIK TUIIIL'N'K  is published  on  Tlnir.-ilnys, by  John  lloi'hTON & Oo., and will  be mailed  tu Mibserihor.-.  ��� ou payment of O.s'i-: Dm.l.Ak a year.   No .-.ub-i-ription  taken' for les�� limn a year.  KKG U LA It   ADYF.UTISF.MKNTS   j.iinl<;il iit   the   following  rales:    One  inch,   i'M u jeur:   two  inches,  8UU   a   voar;   three   im-lics  ?.SI  ;i .vci.r;  four iuclie-..  SiKi ii v'ear:  live inches. SH'.'i a your: mx inches and  over, til  t.he rale of SI. fit) an inch pin- inonlh.  TRANSIKNT   ADVF.RT1SKMKNTS -Jo cents a lino for  first  insert ion iind  III cunts a lino fin-each additional  insertion.    Hirtli.  man-inge. anil  ileal li  notici.- tree.  LOCAL OK RKAHINU  .MA'ITKit NOTICKS M eenls a  line c.'ieli insertion.  JOB   PRINTING  al   fair  role.-.     All  account-  for .job  printing  inn!   nil w-ri King   pii.wihle, mi   Ihe   lirst   ��(  every uiiiiit li: siihsi.-ri|>lion,  in ailviiuci-.  ADDUKSS all communication.-, lo  'fill-: TRIHl.NK. Nel.-on. I'.. C.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  D.  LaKAI'    M.l��.    I'liv-ii-ian  and  Surgeon,    linriiii-  and  I   llou-lnn  block.  Nel-on.   Telephone  I-'.  L.  It HAIilil.-'ON. U. A. HurrMer und Attorney at  l.iiw (of the province of Now Hi uii-.wick). Convey -  iiiu-cr Nolai-v Public, ("utiiini���.I<iiii-i- torliiking Alhthml.-  I'or use in the Courls of lii-il i-li Cnbimliia, etc. Olllce.--  Second  lloor, Seoll  liiiilding. .lo-ephine Sl., Nelson, II.C  ��he "SCrilume  TIIUUSRAV MORNING Vb'CUST 10. ISil.'i  MR.   MARA   AS   A   LAND   GRABBER.  The piTiss should never concern itself  over tiie private business aJTairs ol' Llio  ciLizon. unless tin; citizen uses his ol'licial  position Lo advance liis personal interests.  AL a public meeting lield in KevelstoUe  I'or the purpose of better laying the grievances of that town before minister of tho  interior Daly. Lhe fact was disclosed chat  the Dominion government charged one  resident citi/.en $27) an acre I'or land near  Kevelstoke and another non-resident citizen only $"> tin acre for land in Llio same  town. The fact was also disclosed that  the citizen who acquired the land at $i>  jt.n acre was our own .John Andrew -Mara,  who represents Yalo-Kootenay distriet in  the Dominion parliament. Now. Mr.  Manillas a perfect right Lo acquire land  anywhere in the province, its well a.s the  right to get it as low a.s possible: but it  certainly does'not look well for Lhe Dominion government to sell land to Air.  Mara for $"> tut acre and afterwards ask  $27) an acre from another man for hind not  as eligibly situated.  Mr. .Mara, who was present tit the meeting, sttid the land referred Lo was purchased for the steamboat company, in  which lie is one of the owners, and that  "the steamboat company has done more  for Kevelstoke than any other venture."  It wa.s also disclosed at the meeting tliat  Mr. Mara had been allowed Lo purchase  100 acres in addition to the twenty-six and  that the price paid was the nominal one  of $:"5 tin acre. But, then, Mr. Mara has a  vote iu parliamontand the poor devil that  had to pay $25 an acre has not. Further  comment.is. unnecessary.  CONSUMED   BY   JEALOUSY.  [ ICaslo Examiner .">t,h.|  What reason can be given  for the false views: about  Kaslo entertained on the  coast,? What? Wore we lo  answer it we might, speak  too warmly: but briefly we  would ascribe it to false reports dictated by jealousy.  Jealousy will do great mischief when enlisted on behalf of wrong, and although  it. may hamper or hinder  right. " it cannot prevail  against it.  Iii   one   column   the  [ ICaslo Kxamiiiei- nth.|  People  coming   in   from  New   Denver  report  it as  dead as a door nail.  Kaslo   lixaininer  whines because the people of Victoria and  Vancouver cannot see Kaslo's greatness  as the Examiner would have them see it,  and in the next column prints a'-paragraph to convey the impression that a  ri val town is as dead as a door nail. Last  spring when Kaslo wa.s the only town in  southern Kootenay mentioned by the papers of Victoria and 'Vancouver, the Examiner imagined Kaslo the only town  destined to remain on the map of West  Kootenay; but now that other towns tire  being mentioned, the Examiner whines  aiid prints ill-natured paragraphs. The  truth is, Kaslo wa.s overboomed and  is at a standstill, and otlier towns  that were not boomed arehavinga:steady  growth, even in these days of depression.  The intelligent outsider can forma pretty  fair idea-of ti town from its press, and if  the intelligent people of Victoria tind  Vancouver size up Kaslo a.s a "hits been,"  Lhe idea i.s directly the result of the misleading and exaggerated statements appearing each week in the Examiner.-  I'kknidknt Clkvklani) is using Lhe  same tactics to bring about the repeal of  of Lhe Sherman bill a.s were used by emperor William of Germany, Lo secure Lhe  passage of Lhe Army bill. The latter  used every means at his command to force  the people to elect a legislative body that  would do his bidding, and the former is  using every means in his power to force a  legislative body to enact laws to his  liking. The German emperor has almost  absolute power. The American president  is aiming at absolute; power. The emperor has behind him the classes that believe in Lite divinity of kings; the president has behind him the money power  that would make slaves of Lhe masses. Of  the two. the German emperor has the  weaker support.  Til Kit K is considerable comment at Nelson because of the fact that pilots holding Hritish papers are not employed on  the steamboats doing a coasting trade in  our waters. With Lhe single exception  ol (heAinsworth,  all steamboats plying  on Kootenay lake and on the Columbia  river are in charge of American pilots.  This is hardly lair to the pilots who have  complied with the regulations prescribed  by the Dominion government, and' the  matter should be investigated by the  customs authorities, authorities that a.re  very strict in compelling everyone, except members of parliament, to observe  the customs laws.  Tin-: Ti'.iui'NK is in receipt of-ti copy of  the Qu'Appellc Progress containing a  marked article a column long, the article  being the proceedings of a "farewell''  given to a Hc\. Mr. Akelmrst by his parishioners on his leaving Oji'Appollc I'or  Nelson, where the reverend gentleman  will hereafter labor. Till-: TiflHCNi-: will  willingly reprint the article if the reverend gentleman will only change his  mind tind saddle himself on some other  town that is more in need of prayers than  Nelson. j   WHAT   SAVED   SEATTLE.  Business   Men   and    Bankers   Stood   Shoulder  to   Shoulder.  Seattle has not had a bank or business  failure since the present financial crisis  began. Ami good, hard common sense,  together with tact tind coolness on the  part of her bankers and business men sire  the secret of her stability. Early in the  history of the depression,1 the cloud of  which wa.s seen hovering on the horizon  a year ago by people of foresight, the  Setittle bankers formed a combination.  It would have been unfair Lo have let in  any otlier bank tlmt was not in at least  fairly good condition, and it'wa.s therefore agreed that the books, accounts, cash  and collateral of every bank should be  examined by a secret committee of three  business men. " This was done and the  examiners reported that every bank in  Llio LoLal of sixteen was iu good condition.  Organization then followed with, a board  of five members. It was first of till'agreed  that no bank should receive tin account  withdrawn from another bank, and to  make that effective the two stile deposit,  companies were pledged to rent no new  boxes. It was agreed further that tin application for a loan should be made known  to every bank through tho board. No  business man was pressed, and while no  renewals were granted paper was held on  call. This worked well, tis over three  years ago the Seattle banks had a general  weeding out of objectionable customers.  Tho hist pledge of all was an agreement  to give aid in case a run began. One instance noted was that of a well-to-do  citizen who withdrew $20,000 from a certain bank, lie tried to deposit it in every  other bank in .town, but was politely refused : he tried to rent a safe deposit box  but failed, and finally, appreciating his  folly, took the money back to the first  bank. The leading business houses, following tho example, resorted to no stringent measures, but carried their affairs  ahead as easy as possible. Thus, you see,  the business tind financial men are a unit  for the protection of the credit of the  city. They are till standing' together and  til ways on the alert to 'protect one another. It is admirable, and the men who  planned it are the saviours of the city, for  in the crash many would have otherwise  gone down. The .Pitget Sound National  Bank doubled its capital two weeks ago,  and the $300,000 in new stock litis all been  taken. It is the only bank in the United  States that has done so.  As Well Off as Their Neighbors.  From the following report, made by  nine farmers residing in the county of  Leeds, Ontario, the farmers of New Vork  state are no better off than the farmers  of Ontario; in Tact, it is doubtful if they  tire as-well off.. Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties are across the St. Lawrence  river  from   Leeds  county,  and  the soil,  (Notary   Public)  MINING AND  REAL  ESTATE  BROKER,  AUCTIONEER and COMMISSION AGENT    KKI'IIKMKNTINU  ,  The Confederation Life Association,  ThoPhienix Kin: Insurance Cnin|iany,  The Provident l-'iinil Accident <-.'nm|iiiny:  ,w.so.  The Sandy Croft  Foundry Company, near Chester, Kng-  lanil, makers of all kinds of mining machinery, air  compressors, rock breakers, stamps, ote.  No. 1 JOSEPHINE STREET,  LOTS FOR SALE IN  ADDITION "A"  Adjoining t.liii government townsite of Nelson,  AT $125 and UPWARDS,  wilh ii rebate for buildings erected.   The host residential  properly in N'cl*nu.    Value sure lo increase.  Apply to  -:-   W. A. JOWETT,    -:-  Mining and   Real   Estate   Broker, Auctioneer  and Commission Agent,  Agent for Nelson and   West, Kootenay  District, or lo  INN MB Hi KICJJAKDS, Vancouver. II. C.  climate, tind'products of the farm of both  sections'are much alike:  From till we could learn, we found that  farmers in Jefferson and St. Lawrence  counties, whore we visited, pay as much  or more I'or what they have to purchase  and get no more I'or the produce they  have'to sell than do the farmers in the  county of Leeds. We also round that  they are not tiny more prosperous, and  front all we could' gather, tire more heavily  mortgaged than farmers in the county of  Leeds. We also found that well improved  farms of the very best soil, free from  broken lands, tind lying within from two  to ten miles of the city of Ogdenshtirg.  as well as in oilier localities where we  ! made ini|uiries, c;m be purchased much  cheaper (ban lands of the same qtiality.  with same improvements, similarly situated, iu the county of Leeds: (.ha 1. lands  have depreciated in value more in the last  ten years in St. Lawrence and Jefferson  comities than similarly situated lands iu  the county of Leeds. In regard to prices,  we found cotton goods of all kinds will  average about the same in the I'nited  States as in Canada: woolen goods of till  kinds and clothing are very much higher  in the States than in Canada : sugar and  tetis are higher iu the States than iu  Canada; provisions about the same: agricultural machinery tind binder twine  are higher in the States than hi Canada;  wagons and buggies, considering quality,  the Canadian goods are a.s cheap, if not  cheaper, than the American: cheese furnishings are higher in the States than in  Canada, while choose is not so high ; taxes,  irrespective of school and poll taxes, are  higher in tho States than in Canada:  western corn is very little, if any, used by  the farmers for feeding purposes in the  section of country visited by us, farmers  using chiefly their own coarse grains.  -TIIIE  (Patents applied I'or in Canada mill  U. S.)  HEAVIEST  SECTION  170  POUNDS.  Can be set up by two men in  two days and taken apart  by one man in ten hours.  Specially constructed tor  packing- over mountain  trails.  Thoroughly Tested Before Leaving Shop.  For prices, etc., apply In.  Kaslo, B. C,  or The Kootenay .& Columbia P. & M. Co.  Hell telephone Huilding, Ottawa, Ontario.  or  HOTEL  E. C. CARPENTER, Manager  ALL THE PRINCIPAL MINES in Slocan district,  can be reached in from two to seven miles from this  hotel, which is located ut Three Forks on Carpenter  creek.  THE DINING ROOM is under (he immediate .superintendence of Mr. C. Howen. formerly of the Windsor Hotel. BuUe. "Montana, and the lingers Hotel  Missoula, Montana, who will see to il thai the cuisine  of thu Throe Forks is not excelled hy that of any  hotel in WesL Kootenay.  SPECIAL RATES will he made for weekly hoarders.  Private rooms for Iransiunl quests.  er  HOUSE  Corner  Kldorado and   Slocan avenues, opposite  rei-ord  otlice. XKW llKNVKIt.  Restaurant in Building on the Corner.  Hedrooui.s newly furnished.    A share of Ilu; pnhlic pal-  roimne solicited.  J. C. BOLANDER, Proprietor.  D  A New Railway Under Construction.  ises  ejor<?tbe/nar  alley House,  Lardo  District.  .HTNCTIO.V I.AHDO AM) I NOWOI'KX AM) KKADV  DUNCAN KIVKKS.       j FOI!  Hl.'SINKSS.  Best of Accommodations.  A.   C���   PEARSON,   Prop.  ]^HE GREAT NORTHERN  HOTEL  COIiNKI! OK SIXTH  AVION UK AND Al A I N'  ST I! 10 KTS,  I.AI.'DO.  Ii.<\  Best of Accommodations.  I.'ATIOS:   Sl.aO TO $2 I'lOU  DAV.  FINE BRANDS OF DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED  ��� WINES, LIQUORS, AND CIGARS.  ALLEN & GARVEY, Proprietors  In the RAILWAY CENTRE and  SEAT OF GOVERNMENT of West Kootenay.  CHOICE BUILDING and RESIDENCE PROPERTY  K:iii"i3.A.r:i::iii -A.t_jx.,o"W":e::d  foe g-ood E"0"x:r_,JD'i;:rsia-s.  ALSO LOTS FOR SALE IN NAKUSP, DAWSON, and ROBSON.  I Apply  for Prices, Maps,  Etc., to  I  Frank Fletcher  j  THE CENTRE OF THE LARDEAU COUNTRY.  Land   Commissioner  Columbia &  Kootenay   Railway Co.,  HSTEiLSOIsr,  IB. O.  SILVER MAY  is in the center of a district, the mines  of which produce ores that not only  run high in SILVER, but carry, on an  average, over 50 per cent lead. The  lead alone will return a profit to the  mine owner, and once the mines are  worked, NEW DENVER is sure to have  a population of several thousand. Now  is   a  good   time  to   purchase   property.  N HOUSTON & CO.  General  Agents, Nelson and  New Denver.  The great silver-copper mines on TOAD MOUNTAIN are to be worked, and as  FREDERIOTON townsite adjoins the DANDY MINE, and is but 350 feet distant from  the SILVER KING, it must be the location of the supply point for these mines. It is  also midway between Nelson and the PLACER AND GOLD QUARTZ MINES on  Hall Creek. A limited number of lots in this townsite are now on the market, at prices  ranging from $100 to $200 a lot. Terms: One-third cash, balance in three and six  months.   Apply to any real estate agent in Nelson, or to  A. H. KELLY, General Agent,  July 15th,  1893. Grandview Hotel, Fredericton, B.C.  Real Estate and  Mining" Brokers.  ACK.VTS   KOI!  TOWN  OF SEAT-ON.--  Office in BANK BUILDING, KASLO.  Kootenay Lake Sawmill.  Kaslo, .Inly 1st. I.S!):!.  The subscriber will s(!ll bis stock ul" lumber at present  intbe Nelson Yitrd I" cn.-b customers ul tin; t'ollou-ing  rules, viz.:  ItoiiKb, per tboiis.-un! feci. .?l'l.  Sbipliip, per tliiiiii-uwl feet, ��I.S.  Kix-iiit-b in.-ilcbed. per tbousnini feet. $21).  I.ntlis. pur ihiiiistiiid. $A.  SbiiiK-les. pur tbon.suul. S'.i.  S.-ish. (liinrs.niMl iiiiiiililiiipj ill N'eu- U'estniinsti-i- prices.  G. 0. BUCHANAN,  JOE F-A-FCSZTJSr  NELSON, B.C.  Plasterer, Bricklayer and Stone-Mason.  Oont r.-iels taken for work nl nil points in West. ICootenay  LANGTON W. TODD  ^IROBIITIEOT  AND  GENERAL  DRAUGHTSMAN.  f'omt'orl. and artistic ell'ect ^iiiirit'iituuri.  Builders'qiiiuilit.ies made out,.  l-'ronI, street, Kaslo City, Koolenay. \t. C.  .JO'S  (I.nlc from  Victoria.  H. C.I  F3R03STT   STBEET,  KASLtO.  MILLINERY AND FANCY DRY GOODS'  TIIK I.ATKST NTVI.UK IX  LADIES' and CHILDREN'S MILLINERY  A I.I. OlillKlIN HY COST ['HOMITI.Y KII.I.KM.  Kroin nrtd after July 1st Ibe undersigned will be prepared to attend to all consignments ol'^oodsand (.-battels  held at t lie Out peri of N'el.-oii. M. C I'or payment of customs duties.  C. HAMBER, Nelson, B.C.  Joii.v M. Ki-:i:i-i-:it. Jami:s \V. Nkai.k.  KEEFER  &  SEALE  TEAMSTERS.  Job teaming done.    [In ve several bundred cords of (food  wood, wliich will hi! sold at reasonable prices.  I.KAVK   (i|lPi:HH    AT  J.   F.   Hume   &   Co.'s,   Vernon   Street,   Nelson.  Indispensable"toProspectors!  Messrs Kirk fc Kitebie, Dominion and Provincial land  surveyors of Nelson, have published in pocket form an  abstract or mineral claims recorded in the Sloean niiiiiiitc  ilist rict.  Many claims were taken up last, year by parties unable  to make tbi! improvements required bylaw. These will  lapse one year after (late of record. Doubtless many of  those i-liiiius will be found lo be very valuable, and I here  will hen rush to re-slake them when they lapse.  This timely publication j<ivcs the date of record, name  of locator, anil description of each claini. It wiM be indispensable to prospectors and those interested in prospecting parties.  The cost, of pelting the above information respecting  one claim from tin; Slocan recorder's would be yreiiler  than Hie price of this book.  To mining brokers and all interested in transfers of  mining properties it, has only to be known to lie appreciated. The price lias been lowered to $2. lo enable it. to be  within the reach of all.  Apply to Messrs. (Hiker & Wells. Xelson. or Messrs.  Itieliar'dson & Jienley. Kaslo.  Slocan Trading & Navigation Company, Ltd.  ES^^^^E?  The company's A I passenger and freight steamer  W.  HUNTER  I,.  I0NTA HHOOK Must er  SUITINGS.  IF.  J".   SQTJIEB,  ns^nEK,cjH:-A.isrT tailor,  has received bis slock of Spring mid .Summer Suitings,  and is prepared U> turn out, suits as well iniule and  stylish as any  Merchant Tailor in ('lunula.  linker Hired, (insl- west, of the bridge), Nelson.  Nelson   Livery Stable  I'assc.ngers and   baggage  I rnnsfcrred   lo and   from  lhe  railwav depot and steamboat lauding.    I'Ycight  lui u led a ud job I en in ing dime.   Stove  wood for sule.  WILSON* &  WILLIAMSON' I'KOI'KIKTOKS  "LAND REGISTRY  ACT."  Lots li and 7 Ulnek A, Town of Ainsworth (Map 'Jb'i il.)  Whereas the ci-rlillciilc of title of Angus McKinnnn to  Ih" above hereditaments, bearing date the I7t.li day of  September. IKII1. has been In.-I or destroyed, and application lias been made fur a duplicate of such cerlijicale.  Notice is hereby given Unit such duplicate will lie issued  unloss.cnuse In-shown to the contrary, in writing, within  one month from the dale hereof.  C. J. LKCC.ATT, Registrar (leneral.  Land Registry Olllci.-, Victoria. July 1Mb. IS!��.  LKAYKS SVAV HKXVKII daily  for  Nilvi-rlon   l Four  Mile ('itv) end bend of Slocan lake, returning In New  Denver by II !'. M.  F()H  KATI->i apply on board.  W. C. MoKIN'NON, Secretary.  June. -'ls(. IH'lil. .Silverton. U. C.  3W?  .-s*r  smm&  NOTICE.  A sitting or the countv court of Kootenay will be  hohlon at. Nelson on Tuesday, lhe lllt-li day ol.Sept ember,  l,wf T. II. (ill'l' IN. Registrar.  Nelson. R.C. August 1st, IHiKI.  TO THE ' Tlie Kootenay  Country is 300  j        Miles nearer the Eastern  UQQT        States and Canada via Bon-  lL|1��  I ner's   Perry   than   any   other  / \      I route.  ^ u/esj ^  Boat connections are made at j    ��> ^. < ��� ��^�� i i  Bonner's Perry with trains M Vy CJ O H  GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY .  For Spokane. Paget. .Sound. St. Paul, Chicago and  points in Canada and the Kasleni Ntnt.es.  For further informal ion apply to the otllcors of the  bunts on Hie Honucr's Ferry run: lo J. A. McN'ab, agent.  Croat Northern Railway, llonner's Ferry, Idaho; II. II.  S|. John, geiiernl agent, Spokane. Wash,; II. A. Johnson,  division passenger and freight agent, Seattle, Wash.; II.  C. McMioken, general agent, I Palmer [louse block, Toronto, Out.; or V. I. Whitney, general passenger and  ticket, agent, St. Paul, Minn.  NOTICE.  All iiecounts against, the Koolenay Lake Telephone  Compnnv, Limited, should be bunded in before .September |,.-t. W. F. TKKTZKL, secretary.  Nelson. AugusI Slh, \iU\.  5_r_TO^_r^^         ^      $3$ THE  TRIBUTE:   KELSON, B.C., THURSDAY, AUGUST   10,  1803.  THIS    WEEK'S    NEW    ADVERTISEMENTS  ^William Niven��� Notices of  application for certilicate  of improvements on  mineral claims in Slocan district.  X. Fitzstubbs. Nelson���Notice  to trespassers on government lots in XcKon.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   G-OSSIP.  The  tenth   annual   convention   of  the  Young Men's Christian Association of the Pacific Northwest will bo held at, Victoria, beginning on the Kith inst.  Prominent speakers will bo in attendance. Clergymen  and christian worker.- from West Kootenay will be wel-  comc-cl and :eiiLertained. Credentials can be secured by  applying to George White-ides, corresponding member  of the disLriet, NeNon.  The concert and  ball   given under the  auspices of the Catholic church on Tuesday ii'ghl was a  success iis u ball, but not us a concert. .For some rea.-.on,  the concert programme wa-- not carried out.  if Tin-: TiMRCNio had a  musical man on  its stall the Nelson brass band would get a real nice  notice; but as no oue connected with the paper knows  oho wind instrument, from another, the boys will have to  be satisfied with the prnine bestowed by the musical  critic of our Saturday contemporary, supplemented by  the generous applause given lliein at their o|ien air concerts. In the language oft he West.theyn.ro doing "bully,"  and in lime will knock the spots oil' any musical organization north of the boundary line and west nf Winnipeg.  ,J. IL Dohui has been succeeded by e\-  sberiM' Alexander McClurc as deputy collector ofcus-  - touts ut Hounor's Ferry, Idaho. Mr. Cheney, a customs  inspectoral the same place, has been .succeeded by a Mr.  Callahan, llis needles* to stale tliat, tho now oflicials  are both good Democrats.  Among the arrivals by tonight's trai n  will bo the bishop of New Westminster and the Rev. Mr.  Akhur.-it. Mr. Akhurst. will take charge of the Church  of Kngland in this district. In consequence of this gentleman's arrivurthreo services will be hold in tho Chiirch  of Kngland reading rooms on Silica street on Sunday tho  13th instant, at 8 a. in., 11 ii. in'., and 7:A() p.m. On Monday  evening at 8 p. in. a reception will be given the .bishop,  and 'Mr. Akhurst, which all who take an interest in the  welfare of the church are invited to attend.  ".Judge"   A.  M.  Wilson   of   l.ardo,   S.  S. Iliiiiey of the Payne group of claims, and Fred Richardson of Nelson have ail gone to Sanderson's hot springs  on Upper Arrow lake for recuperation.  Dr. li. C. Ivilbourne of Seattle, who has  some extensive holdings in the Slocan district, writes a  friend in Nelson that he will visit this country during  the first ton (lays of August.  ���Jowett it Chadbourne Jiave..'moved into  their new oflices on Victoria street, at lhe east end of the  bridge, where one or other of the tirm will always be  found.  Mrs. John C. Davenport, Miss Davenport, and Mr. A. L. Paine of Chicago have boon rusticating at the I'oorman mine, guests of A. L. Davenport, for  the past week.  G. A. Keeier, engineer in charge of the  Kootenay river reclamation works, was in Nelson last  week on the way-from the scene of operations to the  coast. Ho reports work going right ahead in spite of dull  times and linancial stringencies.  A. E. Walton,   who  is  connected with  the London Mercantile'Association of Kngland, left on  Saturday, last for a visit of inspection to the A bboltgroup  of mineral claims near the bead of Mealy creek, in the  J^u-clo country. Mr. Walton has twelve men at work  there' under the forenianship of Ifenry Cody. This i.s tiie  property bonded from .1. W. Raskins by Canadian Pacilic  ollieials. and has been re-bonded from those parties by  the London Mercantile Association.  A   correspondent of  Thk Tkihd'.vk tit  Trout Lake City writes under date of July 27th:' " Kvery-  thing is looking brighl here. Prospectors are coming in  from both ways daily, and at once leave for the mountains."   ... .���-,-.'.  "D.-'C jMciMorris of the  Nelson  is  now  purser on the State of Idaho, the owners of thai boat  having entered into an agreement with the Columbia  & Kootenay Steam Navigation Company by which they  are (so it i.s stated) guaranteed against running at a loss.  The remainder of the crew of the Nelson will be distributed around on the otlier boats of the company, cap- ;  tain Short probably going on the Columbia witli captain  ' Gore.     ������    TJie "bee" on Saturday evening to tear  down the Dominion Day dancing pavilion was not  largely attended, only live good men turning out. and..  only two of them members of the fire company. However, those that did turn out worked, and quit at dark,  with the consciousness of having well performed a .self-  imposed task.  There is quite au   exodus from Nelson.  ICaslo, and New Denver to Nakusp, owing to the construction of the Nakusp & Slocan railway. There are.  or will be within a .short lime, three merchandise stores  ��� in the town and as many hotels. It will be such another  place as was Sproat's Landing during the construction of  the Columbia & Kootenay railway.  Hugh Madden came down'from Nakusp  on Tuesday to jmrcha.scKuppliesandabu.se Tin-; Trihi'.vi-;  for not " booming" the town in wliich lie lives.  The Kootenay Lake country Juts at least  one resident who takes the present situation philosophically, and Ainsworth i.s where he resides, lie says he is  getting so old that it does not matter much to him what  is done witli silver: but, being a citizen of the United  States, lie hates to see bis country blindly following the  lead of a country that aims not only to discredit a republican form of government, but dictate laws that will  surely pauperize millions of people in the United States.  Five'-tenders  were  handed  in  for the  erection of the tire ball, namely. Thomas Sproat, ��217:  Richard Stuckey. ��215; K. .1. Fletcher. Si'10: D. Me-  Arthur, S225; and U. McDonald, ��2011. The contract was  awarded to the latter, and within two weeks the (ire de-  partinont of Nelson will have a roof under which to  shelter its "plunder."  TJie new court-house at Nelson is so  small tliat there is not otlice room for the officials who  should of necessity transact business with the public at  the county seat. When here holding court. Mr. justice  "Walkem remarked that the building was not large enough  to hold sessions of court in, to say nothing of housing  half a dozen dill'erent ollieials.  Nelson has tAvo breweries, both brewing  a very good article of beer. If people must consume  liquor, they might as well consume the homemndcnrtielc,  provided, always, that it is lit to drink.  Mrs. A. C. Adams, who Juts a millinery  store nt K.oslo, was robbed of.'over -?KlO one day this  week. She kept her money in the drawer of a sewing  machine, and it must have been taken by someone acquainted with this fact.  The customs regulations are beyond the  average man's understanding. Out day recently a mine  owner at Ainsworth got a permit allowing him to ship  forty tons of ore from Ainsworth on a steamboat running  under the United States Hag, but he himself had to go by  rowboat to Kaslo to get aboard the same steamer.  "Begg's .Monthly and General Guide to  Hritish Columbia" is the name of a publication turned  out at Victoria liy Alexander Regg. It may be a "general guide." but no one will be "guided" aright, in the  Kootenay J.ako country by following its directions.  A  Trout  Lake   Poem,  A Trout Lake man sends Tiik Trirunk  tiie  following  .specimen   merely   to show  tJiat the   Lardo country  produces something besides reports of big ledges :  Vou prospectors and miners, if you wish to money make,  Take the steamboat   al   Revelstoke and come  to  Trout  lake:  This is the richest country that miners ever seen.  Here is the famous Northern and the Silver Oueen.  on the Lardo. their wealth can scarce  ill   Frisco show that they run high in  Now these ledge-  be told,  For assays inadi  gold ;  For quantity and quality their equal's rarely found.  Wo now invite inspection from tin; world all around.  Then  those showings here ou   Fish creek are wondrous  rich I'm told.  They go 7!) in silver and  lit in gold ;  From each of these  locations  the mineral rich and rare  Jlns gone on lo Chicago and will paralyze the Fair.  Here's  a  chance for spceulat ion -there's no better   in  the West -  Of this you'll be convinced  when our minerals you test :  Then come   out to the   Lardeau, if in   mines you will  invo.-t,  Prosperity awaits you  right  here in   Kootenay West.  legislation: (hat it hits secured peaceful  and orderly elections, good government,  and a remarkable degree of civilisation  and-public order; tind we point with pride  to the fact that, after nearly twenty-five  years of woman stiff rage, not one county  in Wyoming litis a, poor house, tliat- our  jtiils tire almost empty, ancl crime, .except  that committed by strangers in the state,  almost unknown; and tis the result of experience we urge every civilized community on the earth to enfranchise its  women without delay.  Resolved, that an authenticated copy  of this resolution be Forwarded by the  governor of the state to the legislature of  every state and territory in this country  and to every legislative body in the  world; aud that, we request the press  throughout the civilized world to call the  attention of their readers to these resolutions.    "Solid as the Bank of England."  Byron N. AVhite of the Slocan Star mine  tells A pretty good story on a young friend  who recently paid him a visit. The friend  wont.from New Denver to Taeoma, tind tit  the latter place tried to cash a draft. The  Taeoma bank teller informed the young'  man that the bank on which the draft  wa.s drawn had suspended. "'Vou must  be mistaken ;-Mitcliell's btink is as solid as  the Bankof England," replied the young  man from Milwaukee. And it took tJte  bank teller some time to convince the  ���young ,man that if'ho wanted ready  -.money he must present better collateral  than a draft on asuspended bank. Finally,  he got the indorsement of a leading  business man on a draft for $100, enough  nioney to .get him to Spokane, where  money is;easier than in'Tacoina.  In this connection it might be of interest  'to'state that the "Mitchell Bank" wasone  of the old-time .'pillars of memory in  Wisconsin.    It  Avas .-chartered  in  1880. on organization by George Smith, a Scotchman  from   Aberdeen, mainly as an   insurance  company, but was also authorized to lend  .money and receive deposits, but there wa.s  a .clause that it should not do a banking  business.     Smith    sent    for    Alexander  Mitchell to come over from Aberdeen tind  help  him.   The two were a pair.   They  issued certificates of deposit from $1 upwards,-and tliese passed current; no man  ever failed  to receive coin  lor them  on  presentation, though there were at times  .���j)I,:"50(),000 of them in circulation ; and the  two cleared some $27,000 on the issue, tlmt  were   never   presented   for   redemption.  When the charter-'was five  years old  it  whs repealed, the legislators holding that  ��� the concern', was in  fact doing a banking  business, contrary to law.    But -Mitchell  denied the right of the legislature to "interfere with his business," and boldly an-  nounced that he would not stop; that the  notes of the company would continue to  be   redeemed   as'before   at  Mil wait kee,  Chicago,  St.   Louis,   Detroit,  Cincinnati,  and Galena.    They were so redeemed and  continued  to  circulate,   the   best   paper  money   then   in    the   west.      Alexander  .Mitchell is dead, but Ceorge Smith is living in London and is reported worth $-10.-  000,000.    TJie bank was called the 'Wisconsin .Fire & Marine Insurance Bank.  .* ,-  Claim They az*e 111 Treated.  Complaints are heard against tiie treatment given men at the Nelson 6c Fort  .Sheppard hospital. The men are.required  to pay $1 a month hospital fees, and the  amount is deducted from tiieir wages, no  matter the JeugtJi of time they work during a month. Putting the average number of men employed on the road at 2000  .would make the sum collected eaeli month  $2000, or say $5000 since'the work of construction commenced. This amount  should be ample to defray all the expenses  incident to running the -hospital, and as it  is contributed by the laboring men, they  should receive proper medical attendance  when sick from disease or-.suffering from  accidents. One case is given of a cart  driver having two ribs broJcen by tJie upsetting of the cart lie was driving ; but because tiie accident-happened when moving  from one camp to anotlier, the'hospital-  authorities claimed-lie was not entitled to  medical treatment. If the men are required to 'pay hospital fees. they should  receive medical attendance.' In a measure,  the contractors are not wholly blameable,  because they entrust the work to medical  men; but tliey tire to blame for en trusting  the lives of their laborers to physicians  who tire inhuman. The authorities should  see to it that the men receive the attendance for which they pay, and if the  physician in charge of the hospital near  Nelson was pulled up and heavily fined  the effect might bo salutary.  "Why Tliey are Conquerors.  Sir Henry Thompson of London is engaged in the somewhat quixotic enterprise of arousing the English mind to a  just sense of the appalling insufliciency of  British cooking and the .hopeless inefficiency of British cooks. We call the enterprise quixotic, not that sir Henry litis  not ample justification in facts, or that  we regard the enemy to the fair sex that  he i.s attacking a.s iu tiny sense imaginary  In Mernorium oi'.Harry Hebert.  Sleeping, a'.'is! forever  in a cold and silent���'grave;.      '  l-'roin living tboii'st severed,  l-ieyond life's dismal wave.  We miss thee from our circle.  Would bail thee back onco mure;:  l'{egret cannot recall thee  l-'roin Unit eternal shore.  Xelson. August-till, 1S!��.        .    <������  0.  W. F. TEETZEL  CHEMISTS and  :      DRUGGISTS  Cor. Baker and  Josephine  Streets,  Nelson, B. C.  Central Office  of the  Kootenay Lake  Telephone.  _-\ large and complete slock of the leading lines of  Drugs,  Chemicals,  Patent Medicines,  Perfumes,  Soaps,  Brushes,  And  Toilet Articles of  Every Description.  A large and complete stock of  "WALL PAPER  NELSOI SHOE  If you want to feel comfortable  these hot days, go to the Nelson Shoe Store and buy a pair  of easy shoes for hot weather.  HBAHAM & TAYLOB.  Baker street, at oast, end of bridge, Nelson.  W. .1.   WILSON.  w. i'i-:i(iii.ii{.  WILSON  PERDUE.  arkets  Nelson and Kaslo.  ���Will contract to supjily niining companies and steamboats with fresh meats, and deliver same nt. any mine,  or landing  in   the   Kootenay   Lake country.  NELSON Office and Market, 11 East Baker St.  KASLO MARKET, Front Street.  AND  UNDERTAKING.  JAS. IcDOIALD &C0.  JOSEPHINE  STREET,   NELSON.  AVENUE A, NEAR THIRD ST.,  KASLO.  Carry full linos of all kinds of  1- limit lire for residences, hotels,  and ollices.   Mattresses made to  order, and  at, prices lower than  eastern and coast  manufacturers.  ���TIIEY  AUK ALSO  ACiENTS--KOK  Evans Pianos and  Doherty Organs  TAJ L  I would rospectl'ufilly invite gentlemen to an  early inspection of niy .selections in Woollens  Suitings and Trouserings. My prices will be  found 'moderate: I make it ii point to kee])  them as low as is consistent with good material. Good workmanship and the care and  attention requisito to get up satisfactory garments.  JAMBS   PRICE,  Nerchant Tailor,  Woman Suffrage a Success.  Tho Wyoming legislature recently uiiiiii-  iinously adopted tilts following' resolution :  Be it resolved, by Lite second legislature  of the state of Wyoming, that the possession and exercise of suffrage by the  women in Wyoming lor tin; ptist (ptarter  of a century lias wrought no harm, and  has done great good in many ways; that  it lias largely aided in banishing crime,  pauperism, and vice from this state, and  that without any  violent or oppressive  but because, so far as we art: aware, the  English mind, and, what is more, the  English digestion, arc fairly content with  cooking and cooks. ;\'or is this the worst  of it. The Spectator, which is the worthy  organ of the thoughtful Englishman,  while admitting that the cooks are hud  and the cooking execrable, cahuy suggests  that this may be one reason for the conquering tendency of the lOnglish race. It  points out that ruin overtook Persia and  Sparta and Home in proportion a.s their  diet became lirst eatable, and then pnl-  atable, and finally luxurious. All of  which nmy be true, though we have a  horror for strict analogies, but if we were  Englishmen we should distinctly and deliberately prefer digestibly cooked daily  food to all the possible conn,nests now remaining on this little ball of earth, tind  we tender to sir Henry Thompson the assurance of our distinguished  sympathies.  Pants!  Pants!  Pants!  To make room for fall stock, I  will sell fifty pair pants  at $". $H. and $!) each, or three pair for $21). Si'f, and $2:>;  also suits nt from ifW up. Now is the time to save money.  KKKIi .1. SOI'IK K.  Cornel' Ward and linker s| reels,  N'KXT TO FOSTOKI-'ICI-:.  XELSON'. B.C.  ��� THE TOWNSITE OF SILVERTON.  Notice is hereby given, that the undersigned are owners  in fee simple of the lands and premises known a.s .Silver-  ton Townsite: that an agreement to sell said lands was  made by the undersigned to Walter I). .Middough and  Peter \\ . Scott, which agreement can be found on file at  the land registry olllce at Victoria, II. (,'., or in t he otlice  of J. l-'red Iliiiue & Co., Nel.-on, II. C. The terms and  conditions of the said agreement, have not been fully  curried out on llio part of the said Walter I). Middough  and Peter W. Scott, and until said agreement is fully  carried out the undersigned will not convey any right to  any part of the property known as .Silverton Tnwnsiic.  That all deferred payments on lots already under agreement for sale shall be iiiiule to the undersigned or their  niithorix.ed agent,; that any person wishing to purchase  lots iu .Silverton eiin do so from the undersigned or their  authorized agent. We hereby nominate ami appoint  .1 ohn IIoust ou cc Co. of Nelson. H. (!., our imlv agent.  Dated at Nelson, li. V.. July I'lth. IS'.IA.  .1. KliKI) lll.'MK,  WILLI.Ul  IICNTKl;.  Notice of Application for Certificate of Improvements���St. John Mineral Claim.  Take notice that 1. William Niven. free miner's cei-liti-  ente No. III1I7, intend sixty days from the dale lu-ri.-of In  apply lo Ibi! gold eoiiiinissinnor I'or a ccrtiflcufi- of improvements forl.be purpose of obtaining a crown gi-ani  of I he above claim.  .And further take not ice that adverse claims iiiiim be  sent to the mining recorder and iii-iion coinmi-iiccd before the issuance of such cert ilicalo of improvements.  Dated this alb dav of August, l.SII.'f.  WILLIAM NIVKX.  Notice of Application for Certificate of Improvements���Idaho Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, William N'ivcn, fn-c miner's rurtifi-  calc No. IIKiT. intend sixty days from the dale! hereof to  apply lo the gold commissioner for a i-i-rlilii-ute of improvements I'm- the purpose of obtaining a crown grant  of thi! above claim.  And further take notice that adverse claims must be  sent lo lhe mining recorder iiutl action commenced before the issuance of such oorlilienle of improvements.  Daled Ibis atli day of August, IS!i;i.  WILLIAM NIVKX.  From and after this date, no goods, whether  n���^   ���  r ��� , ~. A        Groceries,   Crockery ware,   Glassware,   Clothing,   Dry  a^H^rn ^ ** w^ole^e' wiU leave  our store  or warehouse except on  a OAb��i BASIS.    Our prices are adjusted to this rule.  Nelson, July 1st, 1893.  G. A  & CO  Our .stock is now complete in every department and  our prices lower than ever.   On and after the first of  July our terms will be  J__ Jcv-L(L-/ JL J���j jfci  o  ASH.  Smal  ��uerytf?iQcj ir; t\)R (T\u5ieal  Cin<?  Assortment   of' Joys  Cjoinci  at  Burner Brothers,  Daily and  Weekly  papery  and   fi\aqazines.  20   per  <;ent  Discount,   to   prepay   for  JVeu/ .StoeK-  2 j-ioiistoi? bloe^,  jFIROISrT   STEEBT,  IjZ-A-SXjO.  oods,  hoes, Groceries, Hardware, Iron and Steel.  MININO  COMPANIES,   MINERS,   AND   PROSPECTORS   FURNISHED   WITH  SUPPLIES.  PROSPECTORS' SUPPLIES.  DUNCAN RIVER.  A Tow  JSTOT    3DEi?E3STID^]J5T"'T,   OUST  that  by  SILVEEI  Gold  Mines!  LOTS   IIEsT   TRAIL   CRE  e:  k:  are now in the market.    The townsite is so situated that it is the only supply point for all the mines  "    .,       Creek District, the mines of which will produce GOLD,  not SILVER.     For prices  and terms apply to JOHN  HOUSTON & CO., Nelson.  in Trail  H  VER  REVELSTOKE  ^.nsrr)   :n\ajk:tts:e3  GROCERIES, HARDWARE,  TRAIL, B. C.���The gateway for Trail Creek's rich Gold Mines and the chosen site  for the Pyritic Smelter. 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Their  invite him to a circus  touring in India, and  arrived in Cairo. And  the I'a-'ha, requiring little persuasion in  view of the attractions detailed to him.  accompanied his visitors that night.  Xext day the Pasha's only surviving  spouse, liakiyah. who had not seen her  husband i'or twenty-four hours, called to  her presence a particular man servant.  iMurad. whom she had brought with her  from Constantinople on her lirst entrance  into the harem.  "Since the Pasha has not returned." she  said, '"you shall now relate what passed  last night. 'Wlio-were- his companions:'"  "The Englishmen whom you saw walking in the gardens, -and two others who  had not come here with them."  "And these two?"  "Were Morton,   the   Ivatib at the   English consulate, and his friend-Osman the  Yu/.bashi."  The woman's eyes  quivered   strangely,  ���find ;i dark flush suffused her lace.  "And this girl, whom they went see.  who starts up. after a lapse of twelve  years, its my rival iu every sense, what of  her?"     ���.--*.  "Thev call her Miriam."  "Well?"  "Like yourself in earlier time, the girl  is ;i snake charmer and dancer."  "This 1 knew before. Make me not impatient.    Describe her person."  "I need not do so," said the man calmly.  "Why?"  '"Because you mean to see her yourself.  You mean to judge of her face'and form,  to be a critic, of her skill, to witness tin?  impression she has made, on your husband���-and ou others; because I Iiave already arranged for you to do all this���  yourself undiscovered."  That night, indeed, Bakiyah, attended  by Murad, both carefully disguised, stood  .among the spectators attracted by the  new iirtist. The pasha's wife looked on a  woman quite fifteen years younger than  herself, distinguished by an order of  beauty which Bakiyah, with a sinking  heart, felt thatshehad never seen equaled  -a woman going through her various  feats with an ease and. grace which the  unknown observer might, indeed, have  rivaled on occasion in earlier days, but  never surpassed. Kakiyah glanced from  the performer to the onlookers. Her husband Siit far away to her right the most  prominent among a. circle of joyous and  vigorous iipplauders. A little away from  him was a fair-hnired Englishman, with a  quick-eyed, good - humored lace that  beamed with frank pleasure. Next fo him  sat a young man, handsome, with the  grave, 'dark beauty of the Orient, but  with neither its heaviness nor its elTeini-  iii((:y. He was dressed in the uniform of a  captain in the Egyptian army, which set  off admiralty his alert anrl graceful figure.  His eyes were fixed with profound absorption on the girl in the arena. And when  that girl swerved her head in his direction, which happened more than once, it,  appeared to Bakiyah that communicated  lights of intelligence gleamed in the eyes  of both. The Pasha's wife gay.ed long at  the Egyptian officer. Then she turned a-  glance upon her servant, who seemed fo  divine her every movement, and tliey  both arose without waiting for the end (if  the performance and wont away.  For six days Jlakiyah remained secluded  in her apartments, untroubled by tho conversation of her husband, and speaking to  no one else. Jt seemed as if she would no  more care to look upon the light of day.  J hardly did she betray a- sign of life.   Aiid  IANK OF  British (  OLUMBIA   President   Viee-I'residunl  . .(.'enural Manager  ( liinfrpornli-il hy  llnyiil Charter, ISIK.)  $2,920,000  $i, 265,333  Capital (paid up) ��600,000     .  (Willi   power  to  increase.)  Reserve Fund   -   ��260,000    .  (.'or. linker and .Stanley H(,s.  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What passed between them in a two  hours' exchange of confidence, at first-  constrained, then more and more vehe-  uientaud unreserved, effectually dispelled  her languor. Her eyes blazed with au unholy lire. Her whole frame writhed and  trembled with a new and terrible life.  She panted forth a command to him to go  and do her will, and he left her.  Next morning he once more came suddenly upon her.  "Your husband will be here within an  hour," he said with au abruptness that  was habitual to him.  " You have seen the snake dealer?" she  exclaimed in an agony of impatience.  "And I have chosen tho snake."  "Due that will serve its purpose?"  "It has e;iten nothing for many days,  I tis not au animal. It is an incarnation  of fierceness, voracity, and slaughter."  "It is large and strong?"  "I will not say that it-could crush one  of the blocks of the great Pyramid to  powder in its-embrace." answered Murad.  with a-grim smile: and yet I should not  like to be responsible for the safety of the  mightiest elephant that could be opposed  to it."  "And now, my husband. These many  nights he has been dotibtlessat the circus?"  "Yes."  ''This doomed creature, has  usual following of spectators."  "All that you are 'interested  you know the Pasha's object-  now."  '���What i.s it?"  "Shall 1 in (lew  She brought   !  face near to his.  "If there be iu it that which should  grive me," she said, "do not'spare me. If  there be wrong or humiliation threatened  to me I have one follower at least who  will chance the worst to see me avenged."  "Be sure of that." rejoined the servant,  with but.-t slight increase of resolution iu  his characteristically firm tones.  "Say, then,   why  is my husband com-  II Ml"'J"  "    11 "  "To tell you that before a week is gone  by he means to marry this performer."  said the man, leaving her while he spoke  with tho suddenness with which be had  entered.  It wa.s J ess than au hour later that Ha k i-  yah. radiant with smiles, prodigal of the  tenderest caresses, received her husband.  He broached to her, somewlmt hesitatingly, the project named by Murad. She  laughed away his doubts'and welcomed  with delight Miriam's proposed entrance  into the harem���--"one trained like herself,  with tastes and accomplishments like her  own."  "And. indeed, ya asadi!" she continued.  "I have one boon to crave of you."  "What is that?"  "You will mock iit me."  "No: do not fear me."  "Ya nuihbubn I know you will think  me most foolish."  "Name this boon."  "Why. then, ya sidi! ya Janim! before  this my sister wife comes here I should  wish to ha ve an open display of skill between her and me."  "What?"  "My lion, darling, be not angry. Ah!  tint t is better yes, laugh. My lord master,  I have the weak vanity of my sex. It has  always been a joy to me that hy my iirl-  dress as a public performer I found the  way'to your heart. It i.s true, believe me.  And it gives me sot row, my soul, that you  should think another's power superior to  mine."  " You are a child still.  "I   am   a   child   still,  echoed gayly.  ���'Therefore, (), my father, indulge my  whim iu this, Order an entertainment in  which she and I may act together, performing as dancers and snake charmers;  then decide whether I have lost all my  skill. I desire no victory over the beautiful Miriam. I only wish you to do justice  to me,"  He thought to put away her fantastic  idea, by telling her that if her claims to  recognition were lo be of value Ihe sug  gested rivalry must take place before numbers of spectators, and that lit; could not  compromise her position a.s his wife by  letting herappoar unveiled in public.  "The entertainment could bike place in  the nalaco precincts, and 1 should wear a-  mask." she replied.  He struggled on with more arguments.  Hut she merrily parried them all. > Then  finding her smilingly immovable, he said,  half laughingly, half angrily: "Doas you  will."  She bowed her head. Then as ho turned  away she looked up. and her lace was  luminous with tho radiance of a demoniac:  triumph,  Osniiin the yttzbashi soon know of  Ainru's project to wed Miriam. And  though the knowledge filled him with  anxiety and gloom, he scorned to yield to  despair. Ho had seen Miriam many times  in private. Me knew her worth, lie  knew her feelings toward himself; and for  her sake he was prepared to battle against  heaviest odds.  Osman wa.s tho handsomest officer in  the Egyptian army. He was intelligent,  rarely accomplished, aud few men of his  years equaled him I'or coolness and fertility of resource in times of trial.  He was one day walking near the  palace of Amru when a- note was thrust  into his hand and a. hurried whisper went  by:    '"Ta'al ina-'i."  Osman opened tho notes, which contained a few lines in Arabic, with emphatic mention of one name. ITo glanced  forward in search of the man who bade  him follow, and recognized one of the  servants of Amru; and to Amru's palace  Osman proceeded. Within the threshold  he encountered .Murad, who conducted  him in silence to a room adjoining the  harem iind left him. In a moment a curtain wa.s withdrawn from the end of the  room and Hakiyah stood unveiled, young-  looking, beautiful, before him.  "You have come." she'.said in tones  thrilling with au almost painful exultation.  "I it in here at your service, liiadame.  Why have you sent for me?"  " You know the fate in store for pretty  M iriani?  " I hit ve heanl ��� "  " For the woman beloved by you?"  "Something .1 have heard."'  "And who is willing   to forget you. to  betrav you, to abandon you lightly?"  ���".Wo had better not discuss this."  "Ah! she cried, "if  you cared to bike  revenge, a fair way'.might be pointed out  to you,"  is    an     unprofitable'   theme,  Again, why have you sent for-  murmured  le ;t serpent  she escaped  "This  madamc  ya   abuva !" si  Why have I sent for you?" she repealed slowly. They rem'ained silent, looking  at each r>ther~-he calm, gentle,-sauve in  bearing; she with eyes abla/.e. witli  bosom heaving, with frame quivering  from head to foot. And Osman, though  no coxcomb, guessed instantly the kind of  revenge-that she proposed-to him.  'She .threw up her arms, and for live  whole minutes did slit; pour forth a-'torrent of exclamations, avowals, prayers  expressive of the most frantic love. And  over the stormy stream of her language  gleamed and shifted and rang the lights,  the colors, the harmonies.of an unearthly  eloquence. Osinan's lirst impulse (if  amazement and perplexity had been repressed before .the woman had uttered  twenty words, and when her outburst  Wiis ended he had little difficulty in assuming a kindly, soothing tone which,  while dispelling uneasiness ou her part,  fended to bring her back to comparative  reason. Yet. though he felt that it would  be utter madness to give theslightestevidence of the scorn within him, he resolved to cut short the interview without  delay.  "It will not be well for nie to remain  here long," he said.  ���'There can be no danger   I'or you." she  answered,   an  ominous   lire gathering in  her eyes.    "Though    he  surprised   us   in  this moment, there would  be deadly wot-  to him if he attempted  in.  "Still. I must leave you.  " You arc invited to the  here tomorrow night?"  " Yes."  " I f you   cared  to move  your own behalf, you  and   I  need to leave each other more  fancies to   the  most despotic  there is nothing you can deem beyoiu  will  fo perform.    Hid   me do niurdei  your siike, and'it shall be done."  "Weshall not go Lo such an extremity."  "(iood.   I am obedient to a II your moods.  Aud   you  will   come,   ya'aini!   to-morrow  night'?"  "Yes."  "And when yon come it will be for the  purpose of our never again being separated. I shall have all prepared. Within  thirty-six hours weshall depart together.  All my' jewels I shall take with inc.  They would more than serve;as the; ransom  of it sultan. We shall go to climes where  we never shall be traced. With my riches  I shall make your life such that yot't would  not need to envy the most extravagant of  pleasure seekers. And now, ya liainnnii !"  she continued with a sudden access of  sweetness in voice iind look, "where do  you go tonight?"  "I   have no thought of  moving out of  doors,"  "Not to the circus?"  "No," he answered quickly.  Ijiry to you."  i entertainment  but  slightly in  might not  Tune your  litch. 'and  ' mv  I'o'r  She looked full at him. For little more  than a. second her mouth .became drawn  iind haggard.    Then she smiled again.  "I shall no longer kejcp you. Con iti hy  this door. You shall not need to be conducted by my servant."  ' She. brought him through the curtained  aperture, by which she had entered, it  opened on two passages, one dark, circuitous, leading to the; gardens, a.nd thence  Lo the high road, the other lea'ding fo the  innermost chambers of the harem.  " Hcmeiubcr tomorrow night."she whispered, and left him.  , lie wenl, down the winding corridor.  He thought he. heard the voice of Amru  himself coming from the garden. He  drew back and stealthily crept into the  adjacent passage. lie moved into the  shadow of a doorway. There, indeed, he  heard two voices. They were the voices  of .Murad and Hakfyah."  "There is   risk   oi'   failure."  the lady.  ''No.    She will never liani  after tomorrow night.  And i  this lirst entanglement, her destruction is  iissured by another."  "How?"  "Mark me. This girl has been known to  declare that.she will either kill, herself or  kill -Amru rather than marry him. Need I  remind you that it is your custom Lo mix  each night a draught for the pasha?  ��� Whal better means of disarming' the distrust of the girl iind of proving your humility to Amru than by deputing your  cherished function to Miriam? Tomorrow  night let her mix the think. I shall take  it from her behind the scenes. I shall  convey it to Amru. And if, after the cup  has passed through my hands, the pasha  survives the drinking of its contents two  minute's, I give you iree power over my  own life."  "You will not shrink from this?"  "Have you known nie in  times past to  shrink from anything, however chirk and  desperate?"  "You are faithful, Murad."  "1 think so. When danger comes to  you, I shall share it. When the moment  of your death is at hand, the J-cnelJ of  mine also shall have .sounded. To conclude, then, should she elude the embraces  of tho bremondous playfellow we design  for her. she is confronted with a fatal alternative. The drink prepared by her  hands will destroy Amru. She will be arrested. Her previous declaration will  stand forth against her to prove that she;  is a deliberate assassin. Sim shall die.  and thus again are you freed from both  your wrongers."  "You attend on me with my serpents?"  "Yes."  '��� Her own father is her attendant."  "I  shall circumvent   him.    I shall contrive  to  divert  his  attention i'or  a  few  seconds.    In   those   few  seconds the  serpents can be changed."  Osman heard no more, lie stole away  witli ghastly face and disordered steps,  and ;it length departed unseen. [Before  evening he had interviews with Miriam  iind her lather. And he did not sleep that  night.  The evening of the entertainment came  on. At; the end of the great garden of  Ainru's house; was a scrooned-ofl platform  in front of which the spectators were congregated in-a crescent. The screen was  thrust ���-apart, and ten glass cases with  bi-ii'/.en fittings were seen ranged five on  each side of the stage. _ There was the  sound of a gong from behind the platform,  find Miriam ascended. She was covered  with golden armlets, aud bracelets and  necklets. Her father, a tall,-strong man,,  who had entered behind her, raised the  lids of the cases to the left. And oneafter  another the silent, glistening snakes came  forth and swarmed about the beautiful  girl. The stage was lit up by the electric;  light. Miriam was; accompanied by a  weird, barbaric.strangely^seductive music.  The small serpents glided amorously'  around her body and arms and neck, iind  curled above her head in marvelous convolutions yet-never disturbing .the* adornments, which so much resembled themselves���while she executed a wondrous  ethereal dance. It was -it- rare spectacle,  rarer still from the almost overwhelming  grandeur of its' environment. The girl,  with her superb facca-nd figurcaud limbs,  witli her great black eyes outda/./.litig the  blaze of gems and glittering serpents and  silver lights of wliich she was the center;  tiie Mower beds with their throng of  blooms folded in gorgeous .slumber on <dl  sides: the expanded heaven aflame with  innumerable stars: the moon rolling  streams of pale splendor on the immortal  pyramids toward the west; the fiery iind  sombre desert stretching into the immeasurable distance beyond���these were surroundings which few spectators could  have regarded without a- certain souse of  awe.    .Miriam disappeared.  And now there entered a woman wearing ii crimson mask. The electric light had  been gradually lowered with her advent,  but the astounding wealth of diamonds  and sapphires and rubies worn by her  seemed to supersede the necessity of  other light. With her every movement  a many-colored fire seemed to kindle and  break out all over her and to grow more  startling and ghostly from the framing of  the; darkened platform. This woman performed, in the opinion of many, with a  skill and grace quite equal to Miriam's.  The pasha, at least, seemed to.think so:  for-he sent a special message; to her bo-  hind the scones, whence she came, heavily  veiled, fo receive what appeared to be his  congratulations. And during this interlude the screen was lowered.  On to the platform thus concealed Miriam's father and Murad now came. Tliey  removed the casus of small snakes. Them  they rolled up with dilliculty each a case  thrice as large as any one yet seen. Murad moved his case to the right: Miriam's  father his to the left: and the latter assistant, having done his work, went unconcernedly away. Murad was left a lone,  lie looked' on nil sides. No one was in  view, lie returned fo the cases, half lifted,  half rolled that ou the left across to the  right, that on the right to the left: then  he quitted I he plat form, still with a complete absence of noise, and disappeared.  The next moment, a man rose from amid  some drapery behind (hostage, lb; crept  over to where stood the case to the loft.  and, looking info it. started. Then lie  re transposed the cases with a promptitude  ami .senary not inferior to Murad's; and  in his turn  vanished.  And now Miriam, acting by the instruct/ion of the masked woman', had mixed  the Pasha's drink and had'-handed it to  Murad. Osman. who had previously left  his place near Amru, reappeared from behind the stage, and resumed his chair.  And the screen was withdrawn.  It had been intimated that Miriam and  her-mysterious rival, with boa constrictors of unusual size around them, would  perform a novel dance. Once more a  strange, mournful, ineffably sweet music  penetrated the ear. and Miriam ami the  woman with the crimson mask mounted  the platform togel her.  Hen; Amru called by a sign for his  draught. ' Murad approached with a goblet. Osman calmly arose and whispered  to (he Pasha. Amru stared at the captain, iind. bending his eyes on Murad.  commanded him to taste the drink first.  Tho servant looked at Amru: thou he  look cm I at the stage. He starled violently.  His eyes dilated. Without hesitation lie  raised the goblet to his lips, drained its  contents to the last drop, and sank in convulsions to the ground.  Meanwhile, the serpent of Miriam had  arisen from its ease and had coiled gently  around her. In the same moment the  woman with the crimson mask had lifted  the lid of her case, and an enormous boa  had immediately darted up. The disguised performer staggered hack but the  serpent shot forward its neck and rushed  with lightning.rupitlityarouud her. There  went up from her a heart-rending cry  which was instantly '.smothered in feeble  groans and gasps. For some seconds the-  spectators remained silent, motionless,  appalled. Then with yells of rago they  arose in a body and swept onto the platform, With a single blow from the sword  of Amru tho serpent's head was severed.  It was hacked and gashed with countless  weapons, and fell to the floor in a hundred  writhing pieces.  Bufcits work wa.s done. The limbs and  ribs of the artist in tho crimson mask had  cracked and crushed into utter shapeless-  ness in tho folds of the snake. One of the  guests tore away the; mask, and through  all the distortion causod by the horrible  torture, knew the face of liakiyah.  The bystanders, iu presence.of a ciil-  amity where condolence would have  almost seemed a mockery, departed in  silence. Osman and Miriam wont away  together, and Amru saw this without regret.  Ho questioned .Miriam's father and his  own servants, ancl elicited enough to desire no further knowledge.  Toward.midnight he went back to the  platform alone. Hakiyali still lay there.  Some stains of blood had boon washeel  from her lips by gentle hands. The signs  of agony had passed away. Iler beauty  had come hack. And she; gazed with lustreless eyes up to heaven in all the disastrous majesty of death,  ILVER KING  HOTEL  John Johnson, Proprietor  Extensive  Improvements  Now Completed.  All Rooms  Refitted and  Refurnished  FINEST WINES,   LIQUORS, AND  CIGARS  IN  THE MARKET SOLD AT THE BAR.  Special  Attention to Miners.  ItOOMS KIliST-CLASS.  rtATKS MOPKlt.VTR.  'HE MADDEN  HOUSE  At Corner Baker and Ward Streets,  NELSON, B. C.  THOMAS MADDEN, Prop.  THE  MADDEN is Centrally Located, With a  Frontage Towards Kootenay River and  is Newly Furnished Throughout.  THE TABLE is Supplied with Everything in  the Market, the Kitchen Being Under  the Immediate Supervision of a Caterer  of Large Experience.  THE  BAR  I.S SLM'PUKI) WITir  TIIK  HHST URANUS OK ALL  KINDS OK WINKS, LHil'OUS. AND CIGAltS.  Special  Attention to Miners.  otel Victoria  NELSON  The VICTORIA Is pleasantly  situate on Victoria street, and  is one of the best Hotels in the  Kootenay Lake Country.  oeur d'Alene  HOTEL  JOHN F. WARD  MANAGER.  FRONT STREET  KASLO, B.C.  OOTENAY  HOTEL  Situate on Vernon  Street, Near Josephine.  The Hotel Overlooks  The Kootenay.  Its Guests can Obtain  Splendid Views  or Both the  Mountains and River.  E^^Eysmii Proprietors AxeI Johnson> Proprietor  THE ROOMS  AUK CONVKNIKNT AND  OOMKOUTAHLK.  THE TABLE  IS  TIIK    HKST    IN  TIIK  MOUNTAINS.  Special Attention to Miners.  THE BAR IS FIRST-CLASS.  The Very BEST OF'Everything.   Til 16P licit iOIl ill  'HE  LELAND  HOTEL  Front Street, Near the Steamboat Landing,  KASLO. B. C.  Devlin & McKay, Props.  HOTEL  Corner  of  West Vernon  ancl Stanley Streets  NELSON.   B. C.  First-Class in Everything".  TIIK ItlCST CI r I.SINK.  TIIK UK.ST OV K  TIIK HK.ST IIKDS.  VKUVTHiNi;.  rand Central  HOTEL  Corner  Front  and  KASLO,  Fourth  B.C.  Streets,  THE INTERNATIONAL has a Comfortably Furnished Parlor for  Ladies, and the Rooms are Furnished Newly Throughout.  THE TABLE is not Surpassed by  any Other Hotel in the Kootenay  Lake Country, Being* Supplied  with the Best of Everything".  JAS. DAWSON & B. CRADDOCK,  PROPRIETORS.  A. & J. Fletcher, Props. I  ACCOMMODATIONS   FIRST-CLASS. j  tu|,'i; leaves Cnuid Cnim-al for Wutsmi.  Uimp Luke ('ity,  Tlni!c l-\i|-ks Ni-vv iHuiviii-iinil all points in  Urn KuMu-.SIni-iin (listrii-l.  HE PALACE  HOTEL  Corner  Front  and   Fourth   Streets,  KASLO,   B. C.  MAHONEY & LUNDBURG  PROPRIETORS.  l-'nitii iinil ,'il'li-r 11  Hie KiMili-iiny Laki  ,-uit lini-ily In Vuiil i-iicl ilclil'  L'lll,  ilili-i  NOTICE.  ilair iif I Ills nnlii-i-, mi i-in|i|ii.vi-i- nf  lYIi-pliimi- Ciiiiipany, l.iniili-i'l, lias  fin-iimin-nf lln-iiiinpany.  llnilslim, |i|-i'siilcnl of I In: rnmpaiiy.  Ni-lson, II. C, .May Isl, IKW,  W. I-'. TKKT/.KL, si-i-ri-lai-y.  THE BAR  Is Stocked with Choice Imported and Domestic Wines, Licjuors and Cigars.  HEGRAND  HOTEL  HANSEN & BLOOMBERG  Proprietors.  TIIK    fLOSKST    IIOTI-Xi TIIK H.\I! CAKUI KS TH V.  in Nrl-im lo I In-Sli-am-j Host  Hrnnils of  I.iipinrs  boat   Lainliiiv,'. I anil Cigars.  he Tremont.  East Baker St., Nelson.  Is om: of lln-lu-sl lintels in Toad Mountain ilistrii.-l, mill  is tlm liu.uil<|tmrti:rs for prnspoctor.s anil  workiiiK  iniiior-K.  JVIALONE   &   TREGILLUS,   Props,  '��  "1 *  1   z. 1  v   i  ���T"T  ^   MI1��V

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