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 i ,J.+-_.x1 k._r^_-t._^r__LcJ*i'l'^���_i Jrt. ^._/i_^_ir..U._.,'...J^".J*ta^g=_l^  (��  East anu Til est Kootenay  Have  Better Showings for Mines than  any  other Sections on the Continent  of America.  FIRST YEAR:--NO: 8.  NELSON,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA,  THURSDAY, JANUARY  ISM.  Capital an6 Brains  Can   Both   be   Employed   to .Advantage   in  _.���._.  ... __.     camps of F  /est  Kootenay.  the  Mining  Camps of East and  PRICE  TEN  CENTS.  THE   GROWTH   OF   THE   TOWNS  IN  THE     MINING  KOOTENAY  CAMPS  DURING  OF     SOUTH  1892.  K.3.3I0 Heads the List "With $109,300 Expended  in New Buildings and Improvements; Nelson Comes Next With $94,150; Pilot Bay  Comes Third, Ainsworth Fourth, New-  Denver    Fifth,   and   Nakusp   Sixth.  More money was expended in building  up towns in South Kootenay during JN92  than was expended iu actual mine  development. At first thought this may  appear to the district's disadvantage; but  it tlie conditions existing during the year  are carefully inquired into, it will be  found that the towns are nob growing at  the expense of the mines. If the mines  are worked, tlie people who work them  must bo housed and furnished witli supplies, and today there are lew empty  ' business houses or dwellings in either of  tlie towns in the district. While mining  operations in Toad Mountain district were  at a standstill awaiting the completion of  the Silver King sale. Nelson has steadily  progressed, because of its being a central  location for business and a desirable place  Ior residence. Kaslo's growth was owing  entirely to its favorable location to the  mines in Slocan district, and today it has  not enough buildings to accommodate the  people expected there in the early spring.  The money expended at Pilot Bay was on  account of the reduction works being  built there, tind should, in part, be credited to mine development. The growth  of New Denver and Nakusp, like that of  Kaslo, was brought about by the Slocan  mines. Ainsworth. Balfour, Trail Creek;  and Robson did not make great progress,  but neither did the mining districts back  of them.    Kaslo.  The first day of last April the "'city" of  Kaslo consisted of one house, which by a  stretch of the facts may be said to have  been completed. This structure was the  buildingknownas Kano'shotel. The front  portion of Green Brothers' store and the  frame for a small portion of the Grand  Central hotel were s artod.' During the  summer building operations ceased for  several weeks, yet the following descriptions and array of figures show that  the building record of Ktislo is not to  be sneezed at from the first of April,  JS92, until .Januarv 1st, 1893. Pr.-wious  to April, ist.  1802, $2(XX) would cover all  Tom _Vf<_l_e..(l. !_0x:.(>, one story collage  "50  Miukunes Lownesilule & Dale, 2IX-I5. one and a  half story collude .'  1,(100  W. Ctirriiigton, 21x21, one story carpenter shop... 100  "11"   -.YKNl.E.  Win. Sadrons, 21x30, one story residence  S  800  Unknown owner, 20x'A0, one story residence  .">()(.  II. R MoiUililliin, 21.\.J0, one story residence  1,000  Fred Lane, 10x20. one story residence  .'100  l!ev. I). _M. Martin, 12x10, one story l.iu-soii-iKC. .  . 200  Presbyterian society, 2."i_.:.(i, one story church  JOO  11. P. Kane,  1Sx2I. one story stable  .TO  Unknown parties, three small houses ��12;") each... :.7o  "C"  AVKNUJ..  (Ieorge T.  Kane,  10x21,  wing 10x22,  two stories  private I'e-i.lenee  $:.,,".()0  George T. Ivane. 2JxH-'i, carpenter shop  750  James TUcXaiighton, 20x2(1, o.ie story residence... 2..0  B. T. Smith, l:'.x.'.f>, two stories laundry  100  A. (J. l'eai'son, 18x110, one slory laundry and bill lis 5(10  "��"   AVI-.Nl._-_.  Thomas Shearer, 20x:._i one and ii half story residence  $  800  .Kaslo Transportation Company, 10x50 stable  150  Ivaslo Transportation Company. KlxL'l one and a  half story dwelling  250  Ku-ilo Transportation Company, 1(1x20, two story  warehouse    150  C. II. Goodwin, KlxM one story residence  -100  C. Wheuton, 1(5x18 one and a half slory residence. 100  llich-ird Wells,  15x18 ono and a half story residence  .-. 100  K. _\I. found, lfx20one story residence  100  II. Klliolt,. 12x18 one storv residence  100  ,1. 10. Hell, 11x20 one and a half story residence.... 100  II. A. Cameron, Kix.'.fi one story residence  .'L0  "H"   AVKNL'K.  George W. Hughes. 50x50 one story barn    $1,000  Government otlice   i\lr. l-owlander, dwelling :   E. C. Carpenter, ofllce    Hrown and Malloy, store building             1,000  .1. Fletcher, hotel       I.00O  W. F. JleCtilloch, dwelling   Hugh Mullen, dwelling...".   W_-,IJ_VUE   AVI.NL.1_.  I). I'. Hoglo, o/lice   Charles   Alwyn, dwelling   .1. Anderson, dwelling   MIS<_I.I.I,A_\'I.Ol.iS. '"  Wharton's sawmill on west side of lake '.   J. Madden, hotel building at head of lake   Hill Hros., cabin at head of lake   Slocan Trading & Navigation Compaiiv, steamer  W. Hunter   K. C. Carpenter, hotel at Three Forks   750  150  150  100  20(1  Y 250  150  .''00  i :i,ooo  500  200  .1,000  OU)  MAHON   MISINFORMED.  Total.  22,850  Total..  .SlOiMOO  Nelson.  .improvements    in   the   town.     All    the  buildings named   are   frame.:  l-'liONT  SHI-liT.  James McDonald, story and a half cottage   Mrs. Carson, story and a half cottage   The Balfour Trading Company, 10x50 one story  The Balfour Trading Company, 2-1x51 one story  store     The Ualfour Trading Company, 10x10, story and a  half warehouse    Mrs. li. Kwin, 21x42, one and a half story store..  llaume. Freeman & Lang, 21x50, three stories,  Noble -Five Hotel,���    George T.-Kane, 21x50 one story, wagon shop...'..  Kane Hrothers, 1-1x21, one story ollice    W.' li. Livingstone, KixHO, one story boot, shoe  and harness shop '.-. -...-..'   D. P. Kane, 20x21, two stories, Chinese laundry..  D. P. Kane, 22xSO, one story, Green tiros.' store..  H, Giegerich, 24x42, one and a half story store....  H. Giegerich, 20x45, one and a half story warehouse ��� .......;......    Devlin & McKay, 21x00, two stories, Leland  Hotel.   Robert Kwin, 1(5x20, one story dwelling   W. Goo.dwin, 24x40, two story resilience and  boarding house.         ,.\V. Goodwin, 18x40, one and a half story -bakery..  John B. Wilson, 2i.jx50, two story store, post ofi'ioc  and lodging���   O. T. Stone, 21x3(5. one and a half story and basement, oflices and residence '..  li. H. Lee, 14x22, one story office- ...........:.  Mahoney & Lundborg. 50x150, two stories, hard  "finished. Palace Hotel- ���.'....  J. G. Peppard, 24x,10, two stories, oflices   Mrs. A. Carney, 24x40 two story meat market and  Wardner, King & Ward. 24x(_0, two stories, Cieur  cl'Alene Hotel - -  Richardson & Beaicy, 2Ax'A0, one story aud basement, stores and otlice   Goldstein & Flaherty. 25x80, three stories, Dardanelles lodging house   M. E. Fitch, 20..:'0, two stories, bakery and lodging.  Hamilton Bycrs, 2-ix.'iO, two story, J. M. Burke &  Co. bank   Fletcher & Fletcher. 21x10 and 20x24. two stories.  Grand Central Hok-i   D. Giles, 1(5x40, one stm., office and dwelling   George Whiteside, 24x10, two stories, store and  olliccs   George Whiteside, 12x21, one story bakery   Bartlett & Condon, 1(5x40 one story, restaurant...  T. J. Londruni, 21x40, two story, stores and ollices.  Andrew Jardin, 25x40. one story. ,....  Andrew Jardin, 12x20, one story   Andrew Jardin, 10x24, one story   Buchanan-Dawes block, 3Jx,*>0, three stories, stores  and oflices���������   W. V. Papw6rtli,24xl0twostorystorcandlodging.  John Sucksmitli, 22x10, one story dwelling   A. XV. Wright, 21x40. two story store and hall....  J. Bronnaiul,estate. 18x30, one slory dwelling   L. W. Todd, 'log residence    John A. McDonald, 1(1x21, one story ollice   A. A. McKinnon, 24x10, one story, billiard hall...  WATI'-I.   -S'l'I.I.UT.  George W. Jlughes, 30x84, one story wharehouse  ��� and  wharf..... -.   Smith, E win & Co.; "22x38, two story carpenter  shop   MILL  STKUKT. .  G. O. Buchanan, 30x100, two story saw mill   G. p.-Buchanan, 30x00, two story planing mill and  wood factory to cost $4,000; expended   G. O. Buchanan, 30x75 one and a half story boarding house for mill men   G. O. Buchanan. 12x20 office   TIII1CI)   STUEI-T.  Green Brothers, 24x50, one story, warehouse    ?  Mrs. Schroeder, 22x3(5, one story dwelling   Kaslo Kootenay Land Co., Ltd., bridge across  Kaslo  ri ver         000  KOUlt'l'H   STHKKT.  Fletcher & Fletcher, 10x30, one story Kxaminer  printing ollice      $   200  J. I). Moore, 20x20 two story boot, shoe, and  tailor shop         soo  "a" avesuk,  McAndrew   &   Murchison,   24x70,   two  stories  Ottawa Hotel    $3,000  August Adams, 24x70, two and a half stories for  hotel purposes      3,000  H. F. Iloorocks & Company, 21x30, two stories  drug Htore and residence      1,000  Patrick Medio, 20x30, one and a half stories, residence         000  Maggio Brown, 24x40, one story cottage '       1,800  Georgia Grillln, 21x30, one story cottage       1,500  S1.5C0  1,500  500  1,500  500  1,500  2,100  1,000  300  500  700  2,000  1,250  500  3,500  200  1,000  500  1,800  1,(500  250  8,000  750  1,000  3,000  850  ���1,500  1,201)  1,000  3,000  S00;  1,800  100  200  2.0(H)  850  200  300  3,500  1.S00  000'  1,(500  ���   550  150  125  1.200  $2,500  250  ��!),0C0  1.000  1,500  200  VKHNON   .HTI.KICT.  C. Jisukowiei., two story store    Axel Johnson, addition to Kootenay hotel   .1. Fred Hume, two story store .'   J. Fred 1 funic   warehouse   W. X. Itolfe, one slory residence   W. X. Itolfe dwelling   It. G. Tatlow, residence   Unknown, cottage   I.AKK   STHKKT.  Stead and Keefcr, two storv blacksmith shop   Van Xcss and Sweet, bottling works   I-'UO.N'T  STHKKT.  Jaines McDonald, dwelling house   IIAlvKI.   STltl.KT.  Frank Fletcher, two  story residence   Carney and Barrett, two slory business block ���  F. S. Barnard, two story business block   J. A. Mara, two story business block   F. M. McLcod, otlice building   I', Itodiers, two story building   Matheson and Company, buildings on lot 12 block  McDonald and Bigelow, two slory business block  Miss Sadie Burton, two story residence   \V. X*. Itolfe, two story residiincc   VICTORIA   STHKKT.  J. Fred Hume, dwellings   McDonald & Henderson, Victoria hotel   K. Applcwhaite. business building   John Hamilton, residence   C. JI. Townsend, residence   H. Selous, business l.iock   It. Slucky, carpenter ..hop and residence   .1. Clements, residence   Presbyterian cliur'-h   SILICA   .STHKKT.  George Colwcll, residence   IJiiknown. three dwellings   G. II. Keefcr. dwelling   Kd. Traves, dwelling   Knglish Church   Hcckingsale's hotel, addition   Wilson & Richardson, residence   CAHtlON'ATI-   STHKKT.  Public school   W.  I'. Uobinson. 2-siory residence   Ml I.I.   STHKKT.  li. Corning. 2-story _ Mdonoe   WAHD   STHKKT.  J. Fred Hume, residence   MISCKLI.ANI-OUS.  Klectric Light Works   Xelson Sawmill Company's dry-house   Government wharf ���   S1.500  2,5iXI  5,000  800  800  300  1,000  700  �� S00  1,1)1)0  Nakusp.    Nakusp was platted early last spring,  and for tt while was a place of some im-'  portance because of the travel to and  from the Slocan district. The following  i.s a list of its buildings and their approximate cost:  Hugh Madden, 2-.-.t,ory hotel   K. S. Thomas, 2-slorv hotel   li. McDougall, 2-story hotel   Bourne Bros., store and warehouse   .1. K. Walsh, residence, barn and warehouse .  11. McGillivray, residence   Air. Xoult, dwelling   It. 10. Lemon, warehouse    IT. Shashaw, dwelling   W. Cowan, dwelling   K. Glendenning, 2-story hotel   Total   .  S L500  1.200  1,500  1,000  .      2,000  S00  300  300  350  350  .      2,000  .S 11,300  S too  S 2,000  7,000  (5,000  0,000  700  1,000  5.0  y.oou  2,2(10  2.200  . ? 1.800  3.000  1,200  1,000  500  2,500  1.000  1,000  1.500  S 1.200  1,500  000  250  1.000  300  1,500  $ 3.000  1.5.'I0  �� 1,800  $ 5,000  �� 0,000  1,000  4,000  Balfour.  Only two new buildings were erected at  Balfour during the year, viz:  Gallop and Son. 2-story store 25xtS   Knglish Church   Buchanan and Vuill, steamer Kaslo   �� 1,000  1,500  8.000  Total ..  VIEWS   OP   A   PROSPECTOR  TheiTracle of South Kootenay is in the Hands  of Canadians.  On his return to the coast from Slocan  distric';, whore he is interested in mining  property, 13dward Mahon of Vancouver  was interviewed. In speaking of the  trade of the mining cant]).-, in South Kootenay, he.sttited that "at present it is all iu  the hands, of merchants on the other side  of the line [meaning the" United States]:  or, at all events, the bul'c of it.'"  Tiik  Tkibunk,  in   refuting statements  made by the  Vancouver press in the in-  .terost of the Canadian   Pacific   railway,  lias stated that the merchants  Kootenay  purchased   the  bulk  goorls in eastern',Canada,  and  communication   the   year   round   would  make (.0 per cent of   their purchases   in  Canada.   On the completion of tlie Nelson  &  I<Y>rt   Sheppard   railway,   tho   mining  camps in South Kootenay will have direct  rail  connection  with Montreal. Toronto.  Hamilton, and Winnipeg, in the east, and  Victoria, Vancouver, anel Sew Westminster, in the west, and for every carload of  merchandise    landed    from    the   United  St.tes there will be twenty landed from  Canada.   But newspaper statements are  110 more worthy of belief than the statements of individuals unless backed up by  evidence.   The following is the evidence  on which Tin-:   Tiiii.uxh. bases its statements:  chants in South Kootenay are nearly all  Canadians, and naturally buy iu Canada  where'they are acquainted; but those  who are Americans find tluit goods must  be bought in Canada to be sold ata profit.  STEAMBOATS   AND   RAILWAYS.  -Rail-  in South  of their  if  given  Navigation  on  the  Columbia to  Close  road Graders at Work.  , On her last trip up the Lytton left  Northport at (i o'clock and arrived at the  mouth of Koolenay river,at -1:.'J0. ��� A line  had Lo be fised in three places. She  brought 12 passengers and IHK tons of  freight. Nearly all the merchandise that  wtis at Northport has been forwarded,  aud enough of Hughes's hay and grain to  DANGEROUS Iff THE WINTEfl TIME.  SNOW-SLIDES ALREADY  COMING   DOWN  IN   SLOCAN   DISTRICT.   '  One at the Freddy Lee  Mine  Kills  Two  Men  and   Another   at   Bear   Lake  'City   Badly  Scares   a  Man The Bottom   Land on the  South    Pork    of    Carpenter   Creek   Cve:-  apread  for Miles with  Debris from  Slides.'  Total.........  .8 1)1,150  Pilot Bay.  Besides the buildings of the Kootenay  Lake Reduction.Company, lately detailed  in The Tribunk, the following buildings  have been erected on the Pilot Bay town-  site, which adjoins the lands of the  smelter  .company':'.  The store of the Galena Trading Com-  "pany, Ltd., (Hamilton Byers, manager).  The building lias 30 feet frontage and is  SO feet in depth; lower floor occupied as  a store, groceries, dry goods, hardware  etc.; upper door occupied as real estate  offices by W. M. Newton and as apartments'  for manager mid. employees.'' The, building is finished in hard plaster and is provided with a capacious cellar. It has cost  '$(5000. ,  'Mi'.uikI Mrs. Joseph Blanchard, lately  of Spokane, have erected a substantial  hotel of 30 foot frontage and 00 foot  depth, three stories high, and finished  t ���roug-iout in hard plaster. It contains  30 rooms, and has cost about $5500.  Dave Clark has also put up a very commodious hotel on the principal street, 50  foot frontage and 10 foot depth, hard finished throughout, two stories in height.  It contains 13 rooms and cost about $^000.  At the site of the saw" mill on the other  side of Pilot Bay, besides the mill buildings, offices, and dwellings for the employees, a- handsome private house has  been erected for the manager, finished in  hard plaster and built in the most substantial manner, 25x35 feet, with outhouses  etc.   Cost about $2000.  750  450  Ainsworth.  Government ollice   Mrs. A. C. Adams, dwelling   Thomas McOovcrn, dwelling   Geoi-gc Whoten, hotel building   It. Mcl.eod, work on Windsor hotel.  A. 1). Wheeler, residence   Charles Wheaton, dwelling   II. ('icgerlch. residence      Public wharf   .Steamer Ainsworth   Total   .  S 1,500  .'100  :.5<>  2.500  .      2,000  l.lSOU  l��!K)  1.B0O  .      -1,000  .     10,000  S at.twO  New Denver.  Although New Denver was started late  in the fall of ISOI, little progress was made  in the erection of buildings until the  spring of 1802, when about 10 log houses  were erected. The following is a partial  list: '"  I.I.-.OltAI.O    AVKNL'K.  (iilkerand McKinnon, hotel building  SLOW)  AlciTngert and Bill, hotel building  1,000  A. K. IJurlon, dwelling  100  J. McCiirran, bakery  200  Martin Fry. cabin  ,    100  Hoiinio Bros., store  -100  (iethingand Henderson, hotel building  1,500  T. .1. I.nwthii.n, cabin  100  Slocan Trading Co.. .-.tore  200  XV. If. Will, dwelling  250  Charles Alw.vn, dwelling  150  W. F. MeCulloch, assay ollice  200  (.liarlcs Alwyn, hotel  2(H)  II. Shay, dwelling  10<l  As to the Changes Needed in the Mineral  Act. ���  From the many complaints that J have  heard from prospectors, it would seem  "that the present way of staking-mineral  claims does not give satisfaction. Many  prospectors are not in favor of such large  claims, while, on the other hand, a few  think that the 52-acre claims woulel be all  right were the stakes placed on the ledge  instead of away to one side. If the present law with regard to the size of the  claims should remain unaltered then some  other form of slaking would be necessary  in order to avoid trouble and confusion.  For it has already been proved that the  present way of staking leads to litigation  and trouble, as everyone knows that the  Anderson-Hayes dispute at Slocan. last  spring, had to be decided in court at Nelson.  .Prospectors who arein favor of the 1500-  foot square claim maintain that everything would be right if the stakes were  placed on the supposed course of the ledge,  with a blazed line between (if in timber)',  and a statement on each stake as to how  far the side boundaries of the claim were  from the staked or blazed line. Even this  system admits of much abuse, for a locator can suppose a ledge to run most anywhere. The majorityof prospectors, however, are still in favor of the old way of  staking claims, as in the law of 1S91, viz.,  1500 feet long by 000 feet wide, with the  .privilege to follow the ledge in all its  spurs,'clips, and angles.  The average prospector isneitherapubl.c  speaker nor a newspaper correspondent,  and is very seldom heard from in either  capacity, as.an advocate'of reforms, much  preferring to .leave such matters to our  wise legislators, who never seem to tire of  mixing and mincing our minera.l anel land  .laws. It'would seem as though our law  makers needed some practical assistane in  the framing of suitable mining laws.' If  our legislators are not able'in.themselves  to formulate a code of mining laws that  will not need changing from year to year,  then they had better call in the assistance  of the practical prospector not the man  who calls himself one because he is the  happy possessor of a free .miner's certificate, but the man who follows prospecting  for a living. Let thee .be a commission  of practical pros ectors appointed to  assist our legislators in remodeling and  framing a- suitable code of mining laws;  let these men be selected without fear or  favor from the different mining camps of  the province; and let the report and decisions of this commission be accepted as  final. It would be much better, however,  if our legislators could formulate a suitable code of mining laws without the  assistance of any outsiders, but it seems  that they cannot do so.  The New Denver Townsite.  Advices received from Victoria, are in  effect that the commissioner of lands and  works is in tt dilemma over the Sew Denver townsite. He believes the McGillivray  wtis the first locator, but he is also a'ware  that Far-well is it friend of the "government;" hence the dilemma. The long  delay iu arriving at a decision is a. great  injustice to the residents of New Ucnver  and to the people who purchased lots at  the govennment stile, and the commissioner, as an upright official, which he  undoubtedly i.s, owes it to himself to  speedily put an end -to the present suspense.  The Nakusp Sleigh Road.  Hugh Madden came down from Nakusp  last Friday, and reports the sleigh road  from that place to the head of Slocan  lake in good condition. There is but one  team on it, hauling goods for Bourne  Bro.'s of Sew Denvev. Ilngh Mann's outfit of twelve horses arrived at Slocan  Crossing from Winnipeg on Tuesday.  They will lie taken up the trail to the  lower end of the lake, aud thence by  steamer to Four Mile and the head of the  hike. Mr. Mann has a. contract to haul  several hundred tons of ore from mines  on Four Mile to Nakusp.  ? 10,500 W. V. Teetzel Ac Co.,. druggist".���"Wo  purchase ess than 5 per cent of our goods  in the United States, and would not purchase that percentage if we had communication with eastern Canada during the  winter. The duty prohibits our purchasing in the States', and Spokane is not. a  wholesale-point for drugs. We buy,, in  Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, and "Victoria."  Gilker & Wells, clothing, etc.���"Aside  from fruit and tobacco, we do not buy 1  p >r cent of our goods in the United States.  The only article in the clothing line purchased in the States is overalls, because a  San Francisco house makes a line of goods  especially adapted to ,the use of miners.  We buy hiMontreal, Hamilton, "Winnipeg,  and Victoria."  G. A. Bigelow Ac Co., general merchandise and wholesale liquors.���'*'We buy our  groceries and clothing in Montreal,  Toronto, Winnipeg, tind Victoria;; our  liquors in' Montreal aud Wakerville.  When avc handled hardware, we bought  about 5 per cent of it in Spokane! _\lost  of the beer sold in this country is ot  American manufacture, and what we  handle is made in St. Louis. We do not  buy anything in Vancouver, because Vancouver is not a wholesale point."  Fred ..j... J. Squire, ''merchant tailor.���" I  use only imported goods, and buy in Montreal. If I bought the same, lines of goods  in the United States, I would not only  have to pay "the Canadian duty, but the  United States duty as well."  Hudson's Bay Company, groceries and  wholesale liquors*.���-'"Our. company purchases about 10 per cent of its groceries  in the United States, namely, bacon,  canned meats, and baking powders. The  beer it handles is also of American.manufacture. All other goods are purchased  in Canada."  * T. A.-Garland, dry goorls, carpets, and  clothing.���''All our goods are purchased  in Toronto; but we should handle a line  of miners'goods made in San Francisco."  J. Fred iiuine & Co.. dry'goods, clothing, hardware, and groceries.���"During  .1802 we bot ght less than 5 per cent of our  goods in the United States, and if Nelson  iiad been connected by rail with eastern  Canada, we would have bought less. -Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, and Victoria  are   our   purchasing   points.    Lately  we  Eiirchased ore sacks in the United States,  ut next spring will  buy them   in  Montreal." ' "  R. H. Lemon, general merchandise tind  wholesale liquors.���"I am just in receipt  of two carloads of goods from eastern  Canada, which does not look as if we  bought-largely "on tiie other side." I  buy about 5 per cent of my hardware i 1  Spokane, because I can send a-small order  to that place and have the goods back in  less than a week. I buy principally in  Montreal, Toronto, aud Hamilton, and a  little in Winnipeg. There would even be  less merchandise'purchased in the United  States by our merchants if goods could be  landed more expeditiously from eastern  Canada. The mine owners in West  Kootenay, with but few exceptions, now  .purchase all their supplies ft om local  merchants, nnd. not in Spokane tis reported by parties on the coast."  F. .1. Farley, groceries and fruits.-"!  buy principally in Spokane, because I  order in small lots. If able to buy in carload lots, I would buy in eastern Canada."  .James   McDonald   Ac   Co.,    furnitiiit,e.  "Buy all our goods in Toronto.    Kvcn if  furniture wtis manufactured in Spokane,  we could not  buy  there   because  of  the  duty."  lluutcV. Dover, jewelry.- ������Although the  watches we sell are of .American make,  we purchase everything in our line in  Montreal and Toronto."  The statements of the merchants are  confirincdrl.y the local managers of the  banks, who say that, aside from drafts  for lifty. grain! and beef cattle, fully 05  per cent of the drafts sent to Nelson for  collection are from Canadian wholesale  houses. If the books of the navigation  company were a I. Nelson, the aggregate  tonnage of the shipments originating in  Canada, as against the aggregate originating in flic United States, could be  given.  This evidence would, no doubt, be corroborated by the merchants of Ainsworth,  Kaslo, and   Pilot Bay.    The mer- I  run   his outfit until .March.   The Lytton  will  make two more trips, that of next  _Monday being the last I'or about a month.  The  Columbia,   with  captain  Troupe  in  command, is running between Northport  and   the  mouth  of   Pond  d'Oreille  river  transporting   supplies   for  the   forces at  work on the boundary line extension  of  the     Spokane-Northern     railway.     The  Columbia    Ac    Kootenay    will    probablv  be kept open, as   the  train crew are all  under pay and the  cost of operating  is  therefore   light.    The   Xelson   will,   it   is  uiidei-stood.   be  kept on   the Nelson und  Ivaslo route as long as there is  traffic to  justify her  running.  ,It  is  believed   the  trallic   over   the   lion Tier's   l^erry   sleigh  road can easily be handled by tlie Kaslo.  but  the navigation   company are awaiting the arrival  of ji   representative  business man from Bonner's Ferry before announcing  their intentions.    The rate for  merchandise over the sleigh road  is said  to be fixed at $25 a ton.  Tht! Northport News of the 5th says:  ���'Contractor Wren informed us yesterday  tha.t instead of employing about -100 men  on his portion of the railroad work, as he  intended doing in the first place, he will  have to keep a force of six or seven hundred, in order to complete his contract on  time. His camps are now all located,  commencing from this side of Deadman's  eddy and extending to the l*e\ul d'Oreille  river. Alv. Wren says he will have no  difficulty in securing laborers, and from  50 to 00 are arriving on each train. He  has two or three hundred 111011 at work  already, and his work is well under way.  L. .A. Clarke & Co. are whooping up work  on their contract of two miles, beginning  at Northport. and the sound of the blast  is heard thundering a wav dail v."  Square Locations to Scand.  Hevelstoke Star. December .'Jlst:  ������While in Victoria W. A. Jowett of  Nelson learned from the minister of  mines what changes were likely to be  made in the mining law. The form and  size of claims will remain its now, 1500  feet square. The method of staking will  be different. At least four, and probably  more, stakes will be required. Jind the  boundary line of each claim blazed, so  tluit anyone can tell in ti few minutes  what ground the claim covers. The most  important change will consist in the insertion of a clause requiring the discovery  of iiiinerjil in place to n'lake ;t location  valid." Tun Tltliicxi-: suggests that the  side .anrl..eiid lines of claims be .marked,  with stakes i.o't.moro than ��00 foot apjirt,  and that a discover.*?-.stake be planted at  the spot on which the mineral is declared  to bciii 'place.  I "iscnvcry stake.  The above di'tgram will give the reader  Tiik Tiumcxk's idea.  Vancouver Not In It.  In commenting on the slowness of Canadians totaketid vantage of the opportunity  offered them to get in ou the ground floor  iu the mines in 'West Kootenay and  the apparent unwillingness of the Canadian Pacific to tap the mining-districts  with bi-jwiches, the Revelstoke Starsjiys:  "If Vancouver had had the least bit of  common sense it would mouths ago lut-ve  reached for the trade of West Kootenay.  which in less than three yetirs time will  be of enormous proportions, and will build  up the terminal city far gre.-tter than the  railwav thev have decided to present with  $;.()0,0( .(land which will only take I heir trade  away. If Viincoiiver desires to get even  a portion of the West h.ootentiy trade it  will have to get a move on. 'Spokane is  an enterprising c'ty and tt powerful rival."  If in three year's time the trade of Wet  Kootenay will be of enormous proportions  there will be :\ city on Kootenav lake that  will not only r.vnl Vancouver in size, but  in eoininerehd importance as well. Today N'elson litis houses that f-re prepared  to fill orders in certain lines of goods .it-  prices tluit will compete with those of  Vnncous": r houses, and there is not a  merchant in the lake country that is not  jib'e t) buy in the sjitne markets ;is Vancouver merchants, and on equally good  terms with them. The merchants iu West  Kootenay buy now, ;uid will continue to  do so. in the cheapest markets- jind the  cheapest market-', are neither at Vancouver nor Spokane.  Low   Freight  Rate.  Goods can now be shipped from N'elson  to New Denver al the low rait! of 1',' cents  a  pound,  that is. .' cent   from   Nelson   to  Where great mineral wealth is-*found in  mountainous regions there isalso generally    great   danger    in    uncovering   the  wealth, and Slocan district is.not Jin exception to the rule.  There is undoubtedly  great wealth in the mines of tho district,  and just as undoubtedly will great danger be incurred in working these mines.  The  sides of the  mountains   nearly all  ���  slope at an angle of -15 degrees, and as  long as snow falls there  will   be  snow-  slides.     Last   week  several  came down,'  one of them  killing two men aud doing  much  damage to  property, another came  within  an ace of killing a  man at Bear  Lake City, and the creek bottoms from "a- '  point on  Cody creek  down to within a -..  mile  tind'a half of Sandon creek are covered  in places to a depth of 100 feet with  debris  from slides  that came  down   the '  Noble Five. Bico, anrl other gulches.  On Tuesday of hist week superintendent  Springer of the Freddy Lee warned his  outside men that slides were likely to  come down at iiny time because of the  snow thawing, but the warning was not  heeded by the two men that were hurled  into eternity ;i few hours afte'rwarcls. ���  They were sack ing cjre between the mouth  of the tunnel and the blacksmith shop,  jind weve advised to go into the tunnel  anrl sack ore there. . One of the men cm-  ployed in the tunnel when in the blacksmith shop after tools heard the slide  coming, and with the blacksmith ran  back to the funnel, warning the.two men  that were killed of their danger. They  evidently were afraid of being buried in  the tunnel, as they apparently made no  effort to follow the other two.' The slide  carried away part of the blacksmith shop,  part of thestorehou.se. aud damaged the,  tramway. Several hundred tons of ore  jind four carcasses of beef were carried  down in the snow, anrl in the spring "float"  will be found scattered from the tunnel  mouth to the south side of Cody creek, a  distil nco of ii mile.  Jaines   F.    Wardner.    manager of   the  property, was   in   Kaslo  when  the news  reached   there.    He was much  distressed  over the untimely death, of two of his employees.    Frank Switzer hail worker! for  Jiiiti as.an ore sorter .and sacking man for  years, and'it was through   the ���-influence  of a brother of Martin Flaherty that Mr.  Wardner, went    to'  the. Cc.eur   rl'Alene  mines, where he made fame and a fortune.  Mr. Wardner left- for the'mine on .'Friday,-  returning to ivaslo on Sunday, and starter. I   back   for   the   property   on   Monday  morning with an additional force-pi' men.  Grading has been coiiimenced so that all  buildings will be set  in   the side of  the  mountain' and ��� covered  with   heavy   tini7  bcrs so that snow slides  will   pass -over  them.    The accident will only .delay work  about   ji    week.     Mr. W'jirrlner .'-.highly  praised   the coolness and excellent 'judgment   used   by  superintendent Springer  under.'circumstances that 'would  test tho  nerve of any man-unless he"'was cast  iu  h/jroic mold..  Mv. Springer never left the  scene, and hits done all possible to recover  the bodies of the two unfortunate incr,  but without effect.  H. II. Pitts of Three Forks,'who-arrived  at N'elson yesterday, says the bodies have  not been recovered  .Martin Flaherty was but recently from  the Cteur rl'Alene country. -Frank Switzer wtis well known at N'elson. and lor ji  time' last summer-worked at Buchanan'.;  sawmill before it was moved-to Kaslo.  Two slides came down at Bea ' Lake  City. One of them buried, itself in the  hike without doing damage to property:  the other came near catching 'a-man.  known as "Martin." who was returning-  from his work on the! sleigh road. ".Martin" had often steered a bateau through  the rapids iu the Kootenay below Nelson,  in railway construction days, but never  wn-iits to be again caught in the outer  erlges of a snow-slide shooting past- jit t he  rate of a hundred miles tin hour.  The danger at many of the niines con hi  ho reduced to the minimum by tho erection of glance-cribs, similar to those  erected-bv the' Canadian Pttcilic in  Selkirk's. "  tlie  islo. 1 eeuit from  K   cent   from  K  aiir  Den vei  Kaslo to Throe Forks.  Three   Forks   to New  The Very Latest.  I.evelstokeSttir, December .SI.-a: "The  Silver King mine at Nelson litis at last-  been sold. The price of !-*I.S00.<)(.<. was accepted, being $200.(��H) loss than was first  asked, and a cash payment of $(*00.(..X. is  to be marie in January. The mine has  been sold to a Scotch syndicate, anrl the  deal would have been concluded several  weeks ago but for the obstinacy of oneof  the partners, who lias at last yielded. It  is to be hoped the Silver King will now bo  worked in a manner befitting ��� a grwit.  mine'."  TIIK   VKIiV.    VHIIV    I ATKST.  .1. C. Steeii of Hcselstoke writes George  A. Bigelow of Nelson from Montreal, 1111-  dor date of December _iStli: "Mr. At-  woorl. thr' mining export, hits just arrived  here from .the old country, lie says the  Silver King initio is beiiur floated for $_:-  500.000, ,Mud 75 1 icr rent of thr" stock wtis  taken before ho loft. So there is 110 rloul t  of the side going through. The delay was  causer I by tlie amount of money al stake  and the low price of silver."  r��*_VL?  "-sren  G.  h THE  TRIBUNE:   NELSON, B.C., THURSDAY, JANUARY  12, 1893.  34   MILES   NORTH  OF   KASLO.  Tlie Only Point on the Upper  Kootenay Lake.   -  The Gateway for the Buncan and Lardo  Gold and Silver Ledges and  Placer Fields  12 ' MILES    FROM  THE    CENTER  Of tlie Great Lardo District.  -LEVEL LAND,  MAGNIFICENT PROPERTY.  Situated at the North End of Kootenay lake  and Head of Navigation.  Early in the Spring a Connection from this town will be made withtte '  UPPER KOOTENAY LAKE and DUNCAN CITY  Shortening the Present Route by River of  Secure Lots on the Ground Floor    There will be a Boom in the Spring.    Ask your miner Friends about it  For further Information as to prices for Lots, Terms,  Etc    AddIv to  C. E. P  A certain number of Lots are now placed on the market at bottom prices.   Special terms for those  w_sl__r.g to build. For full particulars as to prices, terms, etc., apply to  C. E.PERRY &. CO.  KASLO.  PUBLISHERS* NOTICE.  THE TR1 MUNI', is published on Thursday!., by Jonx  lioi.'-S'i'ON & Co., mill will be mailed to subscribers  on payment, of OnkT'ou.au a year. N'y subseription  taken lor less than a vear.  l-KUUI.AI- AI.1VKUTI.SKMKXT.S printed, at Lhe follow.ng rates: One inch, !;.''(' a year; two inches,  SW) a year: three inches 181 a year: four inches,  SlHi a year; live inches, SI05 a year; six inches ami  over, at the rate of SI.SO an inch per month.  TI.ANS1KNT AI'VKI.TI.SKMI'.N'TS 20 cents a line for  first insertion anil 10 cents a line for each additional  insertion.    Mirth,  marriage, and death  notices free.  LOCAL Ol; KHADINU MA'iTi-.K NOTICES 50 cents a  iine each insertion.  JOB IM.INTING ut fair rates. All accounts for job  printing anil advertising payable on the first of  overv month ; subscription, in advance.  A J.JtAXCII OKFICK, with _\Ir. II. II. Kemp in charge,  is established at Kaslo. Mr. Kemp is authorized to  receipt for subscriptions and contract, for advertisements.  AlJOlllCSS all communications to  TIIK Till HUNK, XeNon, 15. C.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  DLaBAU, _\I.D.���I'hysieiau and Surgeon.    Rooms.'!  ���   and  1  Hoiibton  block, Nelson.   Telephone ���!_!.  KAXDALL II. KK.MI'. "M.K.���Kxaniines and reports  on mines anil prospects. Twenty years' continuous  experience. Independent of any, mine or works. Xot, in-  torc-ted in the buying or selling of mines or prospects.  Eafilo, H.C.-  FOR   RENT.  A iMOXTir-  son.   Apply  ���Log cabin on ICast Maker street, Nel-  to John Houston & Co., Nelson.  $"! ,f"\ A MONTH���Story and a half house on Josephine  ���*��� '-'   street, N'elson.   Apply to John Houston & Co.,  Nclsc n.  A   MONTH���Olliues'in   Houston block, corner  Maker and Josephine  streets,   Nelson.   Apply  to John Houston & Co.. Nelson.  $10  FOR   SALE.  CfM 700 ^"f-1'-1 BUY an S-room story anil a half  "-P-l- ' V-"W cottage ou a corner lot in Nelson. Tunas���  ��700 cash, balance m June. Apply to John Houston &  Co., Nelson.  with "which' Irish Nationalists contemplate  the result of these two 3Ieath elections.  They say little, but they think of bishop  JVulty in much tlie same temper that  Blaine Republic-tins mused on Burchai'd  in 188-1. The Pa-moll'tos, on tiie other  hand, tire filled with deep grief because  they have not started a. lot of other contests in time. The tone of the judge's decision shows tliat they -would have emptied a dozen other Nationalist seats without so much as a while. Nobody in Ire-  hind thinks it -worth while Lo protend a  belief in the fairness of these judges.  Both sides treat of the awards as partisan incidents of the-fight, just as evevy  other action of the bench in Ireland litis  been treated, and deservedly since the  act of'���Union.   NEW   DENVER   NOTES.  one-story cottage on  Vic-  Nelson.   Yei-ins���Half . cash,  balance in six and twelve months.   Apply to John Houston *: Co.. Nelson.  $1200 ,,���:,.; Ht,.^,  improved  lot on   Kast Maker street, Nolice   tt.OO:   half  cash,   balance   in   six   and  twelve months.   Apply to John Houston & Co., Nelson.  A 30-FOOT  son.    Price   :;000  A 50-FOOT unimproved lot on Fast J aker street, Xel-  -�����*��� .-mi. J'rice i_.5(.0: half cash, balance in three, six  and nine months.   Apply to John .Houston & Co., Xelson  A 30-FOOT unimproved lot on -West Maker street, Xel-  non.    Price i'MtO: hall" cash,  balance in  three and  six months.   Apply to John IJouston ic Co., Xelson.  A 50-FOOT improved corner lot on Fast Maker street,  Xelson.    Price $1000 cash.   Apply to John Houston  & Co., Nelson.  T"W\3 B,?D"I!00M s.ots ^Iicap.   Apply at Tribune  THURSDAY MORNING JANUARY 12, 1893  MINE   LITIGATION.  The commission, that revised the mining law of this province in 1890 endeavored  tc. make the law so plain that litigation  would be reduced to the minimum, even  if tlie legal fraternity suffered, lhe mining committee at tlie ast session of the  house also had the same object in view  when they recommended tlie change  from the obi. ng to the sqi are location,  confining the owner of ground to only  the mineral found within lines vertically  extended downwards. But it seems  neith.r the com mission nor the committee foresaw the harvest that lawyers  would reap through section 89, a section  tluit should never have been incorporated  in the law. The section may have been  necessary in the settlement of disputes  arising in the working of placer claims by  "companies" or '"���partnerships," but is  unnecessary and unworkable in quartz  claims. Aside from doing the annual assessment work, no co-owner in a claim  should be forced into doing development  work, for it is dif'/ictt t to determine  whether the work done by the majority  owners in a claim is really development  work or work to force the minority own-  crs to sell at the majority owner.,' fig... ve.  It often happens tluit minority owners  are "���hoggish" in their demands when a  sale is in prospective, but that is no reason why they should be "froze" out o'"  their interests'altogether by their equally  "hoggish" partners. Thr Thiiu'nk takes  the stand that litigation retards the development of a count y. anrl it would  chronicle with pleasure the advent of the  day when ex'evy lawyer in West Kootenay district would be forced by plainly  worded statutes to seek a livelihood at  some calling other than one that engen  dors bad blood letween neighbors.  December 29th.���A number of the boys  were in town for Christmas. Charles  Ayl win of the Pioneer hotel gave a dinner,, where .all where all. were welcome  and a pleasant evening was passed.  W. R. Will returned from Nelson A"ia  Kaslo. He reports that there has already  been a snowslide which took several  hours to clear off the Kaslo sleigh road.  What will this road look like in February?  Ore can be shipped from New Denver to  Nakusp for $15 a ton, and Lhe steamboat  company will carry all the ore that is  placed at the latter point during the  winter. Owners of mines��� who have not  already entered into contracts to ship via  Kaslo had better consider these figures,  especially when it is remembered that  ore from the Freddy Lee could be brought  here on raw hides for !j.7.'">0 per ton.  'I3NlSpringer was in town for a couple  of days, lie says tiiat on an average J&i  tons of ore arc; taken out of the hTcddy  Lee every day.  F. F. AlacNaughton left for Nelson and  will probably winter' ou the outside.  Charles Aylwin intends building a $5000  hotel heve in the spring. The order for  the lumber has already been given to  the Wharton sawmill, which is rented by  Mr. Mactagert for the winter. The mill  is still running, despite "the fact that it  was generally thought there would be an  insufficient water supply.  The R. E. Lee has been bonded by John  L. Retallack for $20,000 from Alexander  and Seaton.  The Chambers group has been bonded  by John M. Burke for $-17,000.  Latest claims recorded���-Emma Lee by  R. J. Kirk wood, Commune-by A. Ji}. Burton, and Snow Ball by I3. Ge'snes.'.: all on  December 23rd. These claims are situate  about one and a half .miles from the  mouth of Cody creek.  Mike Grady, one of .the owners of the  Alpha -group at Four Mile, left for Kaslo  for a well earned rest. He and his two  partners, Laatz and Briggs, have been  working steadily on-.this'property ever  since they struck it last A ray. They will  probably make a shipment by way of  Nakusp this winter."  Lots in the. Bigelow addition are in demand, but the supply is fully'equal to the  demand. Lots 9, 1.0, IL 12/21, 22, 23 and  2-1 in block 9 were sold last week through  James Delaney, the local agent.  HUNTING   IN   AUSTRALIA.  looking wooden Avoapon with the flat side  down, until he had finished his balancing  and calculating, and then he suddenly  drew back and hurled it from hint with a  peculiar, jerking twist of the wrist.  Almost afc the same moment each, of them  stooped and picked up another and threw  it, then a third. As the third cast was  made each uttered a loud screeching yell,  the two harsh cries-bursting forth at almost the same second, followed by yells  from all the rest of the party 'is they  sprang from the grass, seized their spears  tind stick, and bounded forward.  Sed and Hugh had noted every movement of tlie green mask by the palm, and  the kan'garoos also must have begun to  suspect danger, for till of them had ceased  feeding, sat upright, and pricked their  pretty heads inquiringly. The largest  of them was in the very act of rising for  a for Weird bound when something struck  him upon the neck, just above the shoulder.  ���There was a faint whizzing and whirling in the air. ft began behind the cabbage palm and went out sidewise. and upward, through the air,-while something  dimly visible flashed away in a- wide  sweeping curve. Up. up, up -went the  whiz and whirl, and then down, down,  tifter a strange, mysterious fashion,  closely accompanied by another just like  it. TJien there was 'a thud, thud���and  the great kangaroo did not make his lea]).  lie rolled over in the grass, for one of  those wonderful missiles had actually  broken his neck. And another kangaroo  had fallen also.  (Notary   Public)  AND  In what is locally known as "Four Mile," on Slocan lake, are some of the prospective  great mines of Slocan district. The Alpha group, the Reid & Robinson group, the Mahan  claims, the Anderson group, the Grover & Stevenson group, and more than fifty single  locations are in the camp, all carrying ore that assays up in the hundreds of ounces per ton.  At the mouth of Four Mile creek is a splendid site for reduction works, where, if erected, a  smelter would be within easy distance of all the mines in Slocan district. The owners#of the  land at the mouth of the creek have had a part of it surveyed for a townsite, and as an  inducement for the erection of reduction works will place in trust, as a bonus, one-half of all  sums received from the sale of lots up to $50,000. Smelting men, looking for eligible sites  for reduction works, should investigate this proposition. For further particulars address  JOHN HOUSTON & CO.- agents for the townsite owners, Nelson, B. C.  is within a few (2 to 18) miles of every mine and'  prospect in the great Slocan district, a district in  which are located such producing mines as the  Freddy Lee, Idaho, Washington, Blue Bird, and  Mountain Wonder, and such prospective bonanzas as the Slocan Star, Dardanelles, Lucky Jim, Bonanza King, Payne, and half a hundred  others. It is a splendid site, at the mouth of Carpenter creek, on the shore of Slocan lake,  where the depth of snow is not more than it is at Nelson, seldom exceeding 18 inches. Practically New Denveris as close to the mines in Slocan district as Nelson is to the mines in  Toad Mountain district, and it is bound to be the supply point for the district. Adjoining  New Denver on the north is the Bigelow addition, the lots of which are less than 500 yards  from the postoffice. The only harbor at New Denver is in front of this addition, at the foot  of Wardner street, where a wharf will be built early in the spring. The lots are 25x115,  fronting on 70-foot streets.  Al! the odd-numbered lots in blocks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8 are now offered for sale without reserve at $50 for insides and $75 for corners, and those in blocks 9, 10, 11, 12, 13/14,  15, and 16 at $25 for insides and $35 for corners. Terms: half cash; balance in nine  months.    Apply to or address JOHN HOUSTON & CO., Nelson, B. C.  T. J. ItOADLKY.  .1  MAT11KW GUTHRIE.  I" I  Native Hunters Know no  Other Weapon but  the Boomerang.  The black man watched the kangaroos  intently for a moment, and he seemed to  be taking a kind of measurement of their  distance from the foot of the palm.   Then  he drew back, and a  second   black  man  took his turn at looking,  with  the bush  branches for a screen, and  he also drew  back,    lie put down the twigs, and the  two seemed   to  be studying.    Two  men  who could neither count nor measure as  civilized men count and measure were in  reality counting and measuring as accurately as if they had been a  pair of surveyors  with   perfect instruments.    They  had dropped their spear and sticks before  peeping out at the  kangaroos, and   now  each of  them  stooped  and   picked   up a  queer crooked club.    All the other black  inen lay flat in the grass, while these two  went on with  their puzzling operations.  Neither of them could see any part of a  kangaroo through the trunk of the tree.  Kach stood and balanced himself, leaning  forward with his bit of curved wood held  iu  his  right   hand   by   one   end.   Those  crooked sticks weve not much  over  two  feet long, perhaps not more than  two 01  three inches wide at the center,  the  wid  est part, and weve made to taper at each  end.   They weve curved on one face aw  flat on the other and sharp at the edges.  Vou   would   have said   great   pains   \\tu'  .eon taken to shape those sticks so tliat  it  would   be  impossible  I'or anybody  to  throw them straight or  make  theni  hit  any object they were thrown at.  J_i_aeh black man held his dark, heavy  AUCTMEEH and COMMISSION AGENT.  ���_-r KRPnESEXT-NG ���r-  The Confederation l_ifo Association,  Thol'hct-iiix Kiro insurance Company,  'I'lic Provident Fund Accident Company;  Al.tiO,  The Sandy Croft Foundry Company, near Chester, England, milkers of all kinds of miimifj miiehinery, air  compressors, rock breakers, stamps, etc.'  No. 1 JOSEPHINE STREET,  3STELSOIC;,   "B. O-  LOTS FOR SALE IN  ADDITION'. "A"  Adjoining the government townsite of Nelson,  AT $125 and UPWARDS,  with a rebate for buildings erected.   The best residential  property in N'elson.    Value sure to increase.  Apply to  -:-   W. A. JOWETT,   -:-  Mining and  Real   Estate   Broker, Auctioneer  and Commission Agent,  Agent, for Xelson and  West  Kootenay District, or to  INN'K.S & UICHAI.US, Vancouver. B.C.  REAL  ESTATE AND  MINES.  Commission  Merchants  and   Insurance  Ag*ents.  Desirable Kaslo Property on Easy Terms.  . A Long List of Kaslo-Slocan Mining  Properties for Sale.  Assessment Work Done and Abstracts Furnished Outside Parties.    Conveyancing.  OFFIQE   IKT   THE    STpN"B    BITILDIitTG,   FttOJSTT   STEEET,   Tt;a piT.n  THE  -WILL    STTJsr    JD^.XLIT    ST_A_GKES  TO TERMINUS  OF KASLO WAGON ROAD,  RETURNING SAME DAY.  Freight forwarded with care and despatch to any point in the Kaslo-  Slocan   District.   First-Class  Saddle   Horses  for  Hire.  STAGE   LEAVES KASLO at  7 a.m.  sharp   every   morning,  Sunday  included.    RETURNING LEAVES Terminus of Road at 3 p.m.  0. W.  li-ICIIA ICDSON,  Xelson.  It. A.  IlKAU.V,  Ivaslo.  [ICHARBSON & jJEALEY  REAL ESTATE  FINANCIAL"-:- AGENTS  /T|erel?ai}t  Sailor  ��� BAKER STREET,  NELSON,  HAS ON   I.IHI'I.AV A   l-'UI.I,  I.AN..I. OK  Plain and Fancy Worsted Suitings,  Scotch and Irish Tweeds and Serges.  KAI.r.  AXIl   WINTKH (iOODH  NOW  ON   IIANII.  PRICES TO SXJIO? T-EIIE TI3yCES  Lot s  s i rab1e  feet  Te rins ,  can now  port ion  f or  sale.  One-Third  de-  125  be secured in this most  of the city.  Lots 50 by-  Corners  $75;  inside $5 0  down,  One-Third 6 months  One-Third 9 months  Families wishing (o Imjld residences c(in oblujn hirfjer lots if desired.   _A   line  strcnin  of  wfiicr on tho ljind,  available  for household purposes,    For fiii'ther parfjcnllirs ivpply  |(>  EI.   A._N"DBRSOIT.  Stone's  Building-,  KASLO  CITY.  General Agent.  ���"'Wl J      >|  li y        ui iv y      iT_i��>'k*_><_.      -jv ��..r,,^, UMll      ^,.  their interests MltoKC'tliei'bvtlioifwjwallv    'HH'or cwiokwl club'.    All the other bli.ck v*w,Ww   *w~wxx, o+���     ,     r��   -i_4_          -w a ��=.t ��   ���������  "..o^...,������������������.���.,,    T..K Ti..,,�����KU��    SA^aS^^'^^r ON REAI, ESTATE  SECURITY. ���- Stones   Bu._d_ng,   KASLO   CITV. ^^^^r^  chronicle with pleasure the fid vent ol" the    llMi'n st(,HU[ ';��(���. balancerl himself, leaning A       (y    A        1   A  Yl/SiO JOSEPHINE street, NELSON,     -     -     . "TT1T                          �� Hi JL                          i��*%                          18                       _^"*��l  clay wJiei. every lawyer in  West Koote-     ^1^^ 0*    ^   U '     -^^UH,                              Car,, f���,i lines of al. kinds of H  5? THO 1   I T fl TR        H f\XKT f\ ��\Y* '   (P C  nay district would be forced  by plainly    croolLl Sj'we'e ^'Zeh'ovev^wo "TORONTO  SAFE  WOBKS "                          '"^f^^^^                   to AlCililll LiJlI     JT U W LLt/i.     \J L  worded statutes to seek a livelihood  at    ^!^^^.'^ ".ore than two or .                  mV,       �� ',    .                                 ^.^ifA'St manufactxtrers  OE      .      ;      .      .      .  some culling other than one that enge-n-    ,J"UJ "lUK!S x\ :de at the center,  the  wid- ,'                  TflPflnifl     flllfaP fl                                        ders bad blood letween neighbors.                  ^I'^m'Mml wun> ,,,mlI�� to '"I"'1'il(; wl('Jl '���,,,,,���,���,���, '    UUW"1U>               e       tkbv aick awo aoknts kok                                               j.                   ,              THI        J *                     1     H            i��            T*           i  ��, ==���=",.,, J |i;"Sgp��*Sfi ������� ���cafiacNe;;rii;:;"l5k   ��� Dynamite, Blasting and Sportmg Powde  '��� ,rii.Mr,t rcV-^ BMLAR-PBOOF  ^dlOS ,NC,t3U"   "z^ly  oidme                             _    WH0LB8ALR OBAI_KIl8 w    __  Australia and   will   not stand  again   for    throw them straight or  make Yl..>..i'  I.if I'nssonKors and i.i.kb.il'(j inmsferral io and from i,he .QAflFTV FTfQT? TIFMW AWMJQ FTPflmDTn  TIT * cimmTn   i nn i ti i mi  pnr.iainei.t,    ft   would   not   be  easy   to    any object they were thrc'wn at ���an,,���                                          ���l^iM^!,^$��&tl%o��u'*bt *MMl  J.UfcJ_! flMUMIlMfc.                          HEtTRIC BLASTING APPABATI  describe the disgust and weariness oi soul j     Eaeh black jimn held his dark, heavy- VAUFT  nnnRts                                                        wood for sale.                                         Branch Office and Magazine                                       G. C. TUNSTALL  Jp  '          *y   J vault DOORS. Wilson & wiu.iamson PKOi'itiKTOiia J                    at NELSON.                                                                                      ISTelson Age  lasting and Sporting Powder.  ELECTRIC BLASTING APPARATUS,  G. C. TUNSTALL, Jr.,  Nelson Agent.  fiv���n*w_wr**!_,*��fv> Vn*���^_.^��.__il��Tf*A'--,"��^&/.__injt_r^,/��^,*j* ira^   "    ��� ������    ��r* fflfiBEs  ��� y  TEE TRIBUNE:   KELSON   B. ,0' THURSDAY. JANUARY   12, 1803.  AGENT  FOR  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,     -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  Sir DONA Ml  A.  SMITH f President,  Hon. OKO. A.  DltUMMOXD Vice-President  K. H. Gl_OL".STON General .Manager  IANK OF  [Incorporated hy Hoyal Charter, 1S02  Capital (paid up) ��600,000    .  (With  power to increase.)  Reserve Fund   -   ��220,000    .  $3,000,000  $1,100,000  3_sr*E��.so_isr _B_R-A._isrc"E3:  N. W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.        ItllANCHI-S  IN        LONDON  (England),   NEW YORK    CHICAGO,  and in the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling  Exchange and Cable Transfers.  (-HAN'T U.M.MI.UUIAI, AND TIIA VKl.I.l.KS' CKI.mTS,  available in any purl, of tho world.  nilAKTS  IKSUI-D; COl.l.KCTIONS  MADI!;  ETC.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  HATK OI'* INTKItKST (at present) FOUit I'erCent.  THE   SAVINGS   OP   WORKINGMEN.  Management  of   Loan    Associations,   Savings  Banks, Etc.  It is reported  that in   many  parts oi'  - England and AVales worldnginen's institutions,- which  combine banking and building operations, are becoming bankrupt,  chiefly through   mismanagement or dishonesty.   In England there are 2700 building societies,  the liabilities off which exceed ��30,000,000, many of which are known  to be insolvent.  - By the side of those fallen institutions  .should be placed the cooperative societies  \n distribution and production in Great  "Britain  whicli are managed entirely by  the workingmen themselves.    These have  been  eminently successful,   and   a  xev\,  . large  proportion  of  the earnings of the  working classes of Great Britain are now  invested in this manner.  In New York, New England, Ohio, and  Michigan, and many other States, savings  banks have been the principal institutions'  'for the savings, of the working classes.  These institut ons, as a whole, have had a  splendid history. The directors arc  usually persons who have a sincere regard  for the working classes, and anxious only  for the proper management of the institutions under their control.  In making loans, security rather than the  largest profits'has-been'the ruling idea.  In a few cases directors .have betrayed  their trust by lending the funds of the  institution to their friends or utilizing  them for their Own personal ends, but  examples of this kind have been,-happily,,  rare. Several laws have been enacted to  restrain them from wrong doing, and, so,  in spite of their numbers failures have  bggii very rare. The annual interest is  low, but it is' paid with great regularity,  j\nc}, iii thp long run, sayings bank depo.si-  tpi'.i liayp, pprliaps, gViiiipd'as much from  tlu.ii''investments asordinary investors.  In Pennsylvania building and loan associations liave largely taken the place of  savings banks. It is true tluit a few  banks of this character exist in the State,  and have been managed with great  prudence and success. But building and  loan associations have had a singularly  successful history. Seyenty million dollars or more are at present invested in  them, and they have been made the subT  -ject of careful legislation.  In other States such institutions have.  had quite a different history. Too often  they have proved a failure, .and one reason' is, ��� as\in the case of.the building societies of Great Britain, they have not  been' maiihged by the workingmen in  their own interests.  One lesson to be drawn from these facts  is that investors should be slow in adopting new methods. Especially should  those who have acquired the experience  necessary to the profitable management  of their own funds be wary about committing them to the management of  others. ...  AuQtlier lesson to be clrtiwn from these  facts js~ that the selection of honest and  c{i.pable men is of far more consequence  tjiiW'the 'liatun) of the- mechanism employ pel for nu|k jng money. The miserable  r'pcoi'cl ()f the g<.)t-rich-quick associations  that have been launched in such large  numbers in this country in the last few  years, to float a few weeks or months and  then disappear, shows that thoy were designed by bold, bad men, who make as  much out of them as possible and then  sink them.  Good machinery and good legislation  counts for s .met'.iing ii busi ew,'as it  does in government, but not for all. _ It is  never so important as honest and efficient  men. Nevertheless, evary effort should  be made to surround our savings banks,  building and loan associations, and all  other banking institutions which every  safeguard of legislation can provide.  Kangaroos in Australia.  The kangaroo plague has always boon a  great nuisance to tlie Australian sq'uat-  N"ELSON   *B_R_A.3SrC"E3:3  Cor. Maker and Stanley Sts.  rXelson, li.C... Victoria, 11.0.,  ti_-;��� L   ~ I     Vancouver. 11.0., N'anaimo, B.C..  UP3nCfl6S" Ncw Westminster. B.C.. Kamloops,B.C.  San -''rancisco, Cala., Portland, Ore.,  V Seattle,  Wash., Tacoina,  Wash.  1IKAI1  OI'\KICI<_:  (iU   Lombard street,   LONDON,  Hug.  Agents and Correspondents  CANADA���Hank of Montreal and branches:  Canadian Bank of Commerce and branches;  imperial l.ank of Canada and branches.  Commercial Bank of Manitoba: and  Bank of Nova Scotia.  U'NTTKI) STATICS���Agents Hank Montreal, New York;  Bank of Montreal, Chicago.  SAVINGS    DEPARTMENT.  On  and after .lanuary 1st. IS!).'., the rate of interest on  deposits will lie .'_-! per cent, until further notice.  tors, for on an ttverage these animals con-  -iiune as much  grass   as   a sheep.   It is  stated that on  a sheep  run of (.0,000 to  .0,000 acres,. 10,000 kangaroos were killed  mnually for six consecutive years,  and  vet their number remained   very formidable in the locality,    in the colony of  South Australia hundreds of thousands of  kangaroos are slaughtered  annually  for  "jheir skins and the bonus offered by the  iiithorities.   The'number of these niar-  ���upials in New South Wales in 1880 was  jstimated   to  be over 4,000,000,  and yet  about  a.   million   kangaroos   and 050,000  -vallabies were destroyed  in  the colony  in  that year.    A bonus of   10 cents  for  _ach kangaroo  killed   is offered  in Aus-  .ralia; hence the colonists are gradually  exterminating     these     native    animals.  )ver half a- million skins are annually exported to England, and a large number to  North   America,   to    be   converted    into  eather.   OFFICEHOLDERS   BY   HEREDITY.  brother Thorg was standing in direct line  of the arrow's flight. It went through,  his hat and skull, killing him instantly,  and he fell harmless at the feet of the  faithless giantess. She lmd the power of  turning all objects into stone, and forthwith willed that her brother's hat become  a stone monument to the tragedy. The  cruel lover was turned to stone whore he  sat astride his horse at Hestniando and  the giantess herself petrified at Lecko.  The two latter objects have disappeared,  butThorg's hat (ThorghatteiO is still the  object of many pilgrimages.  LOG-   JAMS   IN   THE   MICHIGAUMEE.  for the purchase of a costly wedding gift  for herself is deserving the warmcstprai.se.  It seems to have come to her knowledge  that the project was being pushed forward with an excess of zeal that caused  its promoters to demand subscriptions  almost as a. right,' and that some not unnatural discontent had thereby been  aroused. All soreness caused by the.too  effusive loyalty of the leaders of the movement has, however, been allayed by the  graceful letter in .which the- princess has  begged that any money collected should  be devoted to "some purpose beneficial to  the country, that country whose weal and  woe will now be also mine." Pier suggestion . that the offering should take the  shape of "some charitable institution  ministering to the necessities of the time"  will doubtless be carried out, and the  Roumanian people could not possibly  offer, nor could the young princess accept  ii. worthier or a better tribute.  Next   Door   to   the   Madden   Hotel,  NELSON, B. C.  MRS. W. C. PHILLIPS, Proprietress.  JOHN JOHNSON, Prop.  Extensive Improvements  Now Completed.  ___   Pennsylvania    Family    Which    Runs    to  Justices of the Peace.  New York Sun: In Bedford county,One  of the old agricultural counties of Pennsylvania, there is a family' which for a continuous record in officeholding it would be  hard to surpass. It is doubtful if even  Ltlngland, where the county oflices are  handed down in many cases from father  to son, there is a record which beats the  record of the Adams family in Bedford  county.  A few years after the revolutionary  war, in 1791, the first Adams was elected  justice of peace of Southampton township, Bedford county. He served without interruption from 1.704 to -1830. He  retired then tind was succeeded by his son  William Adams,--who died last month at  his home near Chaneysville, Bedford  county, at the age of 87.  William Adams served as justice of the  peace from 18*30 to 1885, except one term,  when he was defeated by James Elder.  He retired in 1.885, and he was succeeded  by his son, John H. P. Adams, who was'1  reelected in 1890, and will serve until 1890  if he lives. This will make a service as  a justice of the peace'of Southampton  township, Bedford county, of ninety-six  years, continuous except for one break.  The office was handed cIoavii from grandfather to father and son.  The people of the toAvnship take pride  in this record, and they want to keep on  reelecting'one of the Adamses as long as  the family lasts. Any other candidate is  rarely mentioned, and the ollice i.s kept  out of politics. Most of the people regret  that there was a break at all and that the  service of justice of peace of this family  could not run to a. hundred years without  interruption, it is doubtful if there is anything approaching this record anywhere  else in the United States. Thepopulation  of Bedford county is composed chiefly of  the lineal descendents of the people who  settled it in the last century. There have  been a great many changes through descendents of the old settlers moving from  the country; but, while there has been  some immigration, there has notbeena corresponding influx of people to take their  places. In Southampton township there  are people who have lived under the justice of the peace administration of the  .three Adamses.   The Legend of Thorhatten.  Thorhatten, the famous Norwegian  mountain, has a hole ext tiding entirely  through from one side to the other.  According to a Norwegian legend this  same Mount Thorhatten was once a hat  and belonged to Thorg, hence the name  Thorghatten. Itseeins that in the mythical ages a giant and giantess fell violently  in love with each other. They were forced  to part for a. time, but vowed that they  would marry in the near future. Soon  after, however, the fickle woman pledged  troth to another. This angered her giant  lover to a degree unknown to modern men  of smaller stature. He was seventy miles  from her when the ell's brought the news,  but selecting a god arrow he shot it in  her direction.   Now, it*happened that the  Perils of Logging in the Rockbound Streams  of the Northwest.  Sioux City Journal:   Tragic deaths are  not uncommon on the rivers of the northern woods.    A dramatic one was that of  Donald Monroe,  the foreman of a "driving"   crow  ou the Michigaumcc,  only a  year   ago.    "Driving"   on   these    small,  rocky   streams   is   a   terribly dangerous  business when the floodgates are let loose  in the spring.   At that season the river  becomes a roaring torrent, hemmed in by  steep, rocky banks, and the jams that the  men have to break would make the ordinary man gray-haired on the first night  he had to pick out the key logs, knowing  the whole weight of the river lay dammed  up   above   the  jam,   which  the floating  bark and driftwood had made into a thoroughly impervious barrier.'   It  was jam  after jam from   the   headwaters   down,  and by the middle of May there wasn't a  man in the crew but said he'd never go on  the   river   again.    Half   way down  the  river and -within twelve miles of Pembina  was   a  fall  of something like sixty-five  feet at a straight drop.   The logs became  lodged  iu the rocks on the crest of the  fall and an ugly jam piled up behind. Our  boss ordered all the married men ashore,  and led us youngsters out on the crest of  the fall to break the jam.    While he was  up iu front the logs began to move and,  with  a sudden shock,  both he and  the  crew   were   swamped  beneath the  falls.  Five of us got out all right,  but Monroe  was picked up dead on the rocks  below,  shoul-  his head torn completely from hi  dors by the rushing logs, A young  woman to whom he was engaged came  up from Marinette. About the first thing  she saw was Monroe's head where it had  stranded among the stones. She threw  herself down upon..it. and was instantly  killed. The crew carried both her body  aud that of her lover down in the "bat-  tea'u, and to this day you will hear the  story sung around the campfire at night  to one of those weird tunes of which the  lumbermen are so. fond.  Princess Marie's "Wedding Gift.  Princess Marie of Edinburg has givgn  evidence of the possession'off tact, kindly  "feeling, and practical common sense that  cannot fail to endear her to the people of  the country iii which her future lot will  be cast.' The letter written by the princess respecting the proposed'collection of  a large sum from tlie lioumanian people  SHERIFF'S   SALE.  By virtue of (in execution issued out- ��( the county  court of Kootenay district, at, N'elson, on January 1th,  ISiia. in favor of the Ogilvie Milling Company of Winnipeg, for SlJUT.Iil, and to mo directed, against the goods  and chattels of Carney & Harrett of N'elson. I have  seized and taken in execution the stock of merchandise,  consisting of groceries, clothing, hoots and shoes, scales,  etc., in the Carney & Barrett store West linker street.  Nelson, and which I will expose for sale, or so much  thereof as will satisfy the amount of the said execution  and the costs, on Thursday. January 12th. IS!).'., at 2  o'clock p. in., at the storeroom in the liarnard block, two  doors west of Hank of British Columbia.  Dated at N'elson. British Columbia, the nth day of  January.  ISM. W. P. HOBINSOX,  Deputy .Sheriff Kootenay District.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that application will be made to  the Legislative Assembly for the Province of British Columbia at its next session for an act to incorporate a  company for the purpose of constructing, equipping,  operating, and maintaining a tramway line and street  railway trom some point, iu or near to the town of Kaslo  or some other point on or near Kootenay lake up the  valley of Kaslo creek to a point at or near Bear lake,  with "power to extend said line or construct and main-  lain brunch lines to Carpenter creek, and to or in the  vicinity of any mines adjacent to said line and throughout the streets of Kaslo aforesaid, or any addition.;  thereto, and with power to make any one or more of  such extensions or branch lines, using as a motive  power for such tramway and street railway and Its  branches electricity, steam or any other motive power;  also, power to construct, operate, and maintain a system of electric lighting in and about any towns or vjl.  lages in the vicinity of said line or the said branches  thereof and for that purpose lo take so much of tho  waters of any river or stream in the vicinity of the said  lines or their branches as may be necessary for generating elecfricitv for the supply of the said system; also,  with power to construct, operate, and maintain tele  graph aud telephone lines in connection with and along  sued tramway lines and brandies (o connect such Me.  graph or telephone line's with any mines or towns iu  what is commonly known as the Kiislo.Sloean country,  and to connect said telegraph or telephone lines with the  town of Ainsworth or any lntcrmcdiale point. With all  the usual powers for acquiring lauds for terminal  purposes and all other usual and necessary powers,  rights, ami privileges. C.  DUBOIS MASON.  Solicitor for applicants.  Dated this 2(lth day of November. IS!.-'.  APPLICATION   FOR   CROWN   GRANT.  Notice is hereby given that Henry Anderson, as agent  for George (.. Howe, has llleil the necessary papers and  made application for a crown grant in favor of the mineral chum known as the Storm Cloud, situate in the Hot  Springs camp, West Kootenay District. Adverse claimants will forward their objections within I'M days of publication. N.  I'TIY.STUBHS.  Nelson, B.C., Dec. 27th, 1H.U. Cold Commissioner.  DISSOLUTION   OF   COPARTNERSHIP.  The copartnership between the undersigned, underfill!  firm name of Collins & Hidden, doing business as hotel-  keepers at Xelson, is dissolved from the flute of this  notice. Mr. Holdeu will continue Ihe business, pay all  linn debts, and collect all accounts due flic llrm.  THOMAS C. COM.INS.  ISAAC HOl.DKN.  Dated at Nelson. B.C.. Ibis 2(!th day of January. IMC.'.  Hell Will Be on a Comet.  What do you think of the idea of hell,  the   future abode of the  wicked,   being  situated in. the nucleus of some gigantic  comet?     This   opinion,   odd   as   it   may  seem to those who have given comets and  the   future  state   of   the   dead   but: little   attention,'  has  been  entertained   bv  many really eminent scientists and  philosophers, among them them the learned  Dr.  Whiston, the  friend and  sometimes  adviser of the great Sir Isaac Newton,   in  answer to the inquiries of a. friend, who  wrote to ask the doctor for some tangible  proof-oil the subject, the following unique  theories were advanced:    *'   *   *   *, Ac-  .cording  to my   calculations  and   deductions this theory,  which you rightly say  'must belong to me and ine alone,'doe's  locate hell, the awful prison-house of the  damned.' in the   fiery   nucleus   of   some  (perhaps yet undiscovered) comet of unthinkable size.   *   *   *    In this wide circling chariot of fire they will be whirled  in tlie twinkling of an eye from the in-  tolerable heat of the surface of the sun  back into space hundreds and hundreds  of millions of miles from the great torch  bearer of our system.   Thus instantly the  wretched tenants will be given two unbearable extremes, one of cold  and   the  other of heat; this to continue through  the endless ages of eternity,  while  the  Almighty is dispensing the severities of  justice.''   Did mortal man ever harbor a  more horrible idea than this?  time_card, Commencing Dec. 19th.  COLUMBIA & KOOTENAY S. N. Co. Ltd.  The only restaurant iu Nelson (Inn keeps open  ALL ROOMS REFITTED  and Refurnished.  AND  PRIVATE    BOXES   FOR   LADIES.  ��� Fluent Wines, l.i(|iiors and Cigars in the Market   AT TIIK   HAlt.  Special  Attention to Miners.  Rooms First-Class.  Rates Moderate.  Front St., Near Steamboat Landing,  KASLO,   B.C.  DEVLIN  & JHcjIvAY".     -  THK  IIKST CLTISrXK  T1II0 HKST  IJKDS  TIIK   IIKST  Proprietors.  OF  KVKI.VTIIIXO  Vernon Street, Neap Josephine.  KELSON, B. C.  OPPOSITE  CITY WHARF.  AXEL JOHNSON, Proprietor.  J^OJEC  The Hotel Overlooks       ::  The Kootenay :: ::  Its guests thus obtaining splendid  Views of botli mountain and river.'  KOOTENAY LAKE ROUTE  STIR-   "NELSON  /MONDAYS..  '\sATURI'AY.S....at  Leaves  Leaves  at  NelSOIl-! WUDNKSnA YS.al  Tr      ,      /"SUNDAYS at  KaSlO - TUKSDAYS at  { WKIJNKSDAYS.ut.  A.M.  A.M.  A.M.  P.M.  A.M.  I'.il.  Front Street,  KASLO, B.  JOHN   F."  WARD,   Manager.  c.  The Very Best  of  Everything".  H-+++:  (jrai?d - Septra!  Corner Front and Fourth Streets,  A. Ac.l. FLliTCllliR, -        Proprietors  The Rooms  A III. (JOMKOKTAIU.I--  IN  S IS--.'  The Table  IS   TIIK   IIKST   IX   THE  .MOUNTAINS.  Special Attention to Miners.  THE   BAR  IS  FIRST-CLASS.  Corner Baker and Ward Streets,  NELSON, B. C.  COLUMBIA RIVER ROUTE.  STEt    COLUMBIA  LEAVES MOUTH OF /MONDAYS... ..at 10:.'.0 A.M.  KOOTENAY \ TJI(JI.SI.AYS..at lO.HO A.M.  LEAVES  NORTHPORT  ���/TUKSDAYS/..  I FRIDAYS.:...  .ut  .at  .;_:��) a.m.  (_:.'.() A.M.  Subject to change without further notice.  J".   "W".   TROTJP.  Nelson, December lilth, IS!);!. Manager.  Slocan Trading & Navigation Company, Ltd.  The oonipany's Al passenger and freight steamer  W. HUNTER  .7. A. ESTAMtOOlC..  .Muster  will make regular trips during the winter season from  New Denver In (lie head and tho lower end of Sloean  hike. At the heiid of the lake passengers i-an take the  trail for Nakusp, on the Columbia river,-JI) miles distant;  and at the lower end pack and saddle animals ean always  bo obtained to eonvey freight anil passengers to Sloean  Crossing, on the Columbia & Kootenay railway, A2 miles  distant. For rates apply on board.  November loth, 1SI.L'. XV. C. McKINN'ON, See'y.  ACCOMMODATIONS  ITH.ST -CLASS.  Still  e leaves Grand Central for Watson. Hear Uiko City,  Three Forks. New Denver and all points In  the Kaslo-Slocan district.  Until Cut of Palace Hotel  Arrives, this Space is  Reserved for  MAHONEY&LUNDBURG  Kaslo.  NELSON,  B. C.  Plasterer, Bricklayer and Stone-Mason.  Contracts taken for work at all points in West Kooten ay  -THOMAS   MADDEN,   Prop.  The Madden  is Centrally Located,  .With a frontage towards Kootenay river, and is newly  furnished throughout.  T_E3._E   T .A. B -L. _E3  Is supplied with everything in the market, the kitchen  being under the immediate supiM-vUion of a  caterer of large experience.  The Bar is Stocked  With the Best Brands  OK  HI.Kl_.  ALE.   WINK,   WHISKY   AND I'lUAUS.  Cor. West Vernon and Stanley Streets,  NELSON, B.C.  First-Class in Everything'.  The International lias a c. tnfortably furnished parlor for  ladies, and the rooms are large and fumi-dicd  newly   throughout.  TABLE   IS  NOT  SURPASSED  ANY    IIOTKI.    IN    TIIK    KOOTKNAY    COl'NTKV.  IIAHK OK T HANS 11.NT TlfAIIK SOI.UTrl.ll.  Sample Room is Stocked with Choice  Liquors and Cigars.  Dawson & B.  Proprietors.  Craddock,  I'KI.KI'IIONK   l.'l.  the GRAND HOTEL  NELSON, B.C.  Hansen   &,   Blombepg1,   Proprietors.  Closest  Hotel  to  Steamboat  Landing.  THE BAR CARRIES CHOICE BRANDS  IMPORTED AND  DOMESTIC LIQUORS.  THE  EAST  BAKER  ST.,   NELSON,  Is one of the best hotels in Toad Mountain district, aud  is llie bcad(|iliu-ters for prospectors and  working   miners.  MALONE   &    TKEGILLUS,   Props.  ^^^m^mm^mm^mmmMmm^m^^mmmMmM^^^^ 'm^wm^mm^imm^m^i  '-   A-"*  ��� ���n>| IT'mj- ��� m��  BS_2  i  THE TEIBUNE:   NELSON, B.C., THURSDAY, JANUARY   \\ 1893.  ���i *���*���-~~���  DQ  ^ttoji ii_aifa>  -:d.ela_:ej;e]:r.s    xzrsr-  Hj__A_.  IB^IKIIEIR. STEEET, USTEIj  V!  THIS     WEEK'S    NEW    ADVERTISEMENTS.  ('. S: Iv. .S. N\ Co.. Xelson-Notice.  0. 'I. Stone, Kaslo��� Water-front lots for Mile.  LOCAL  Vved   ITiiine,   George  herg.  NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  Ivcof'er,   .J.  .Stuckcy,   and   suvorul  Bloin-  otlior  over   around   tlio  claim looking for  Dick  uii^liu.v   hunters   tire  Queen \'ietorin coppci  big; gtiine.  George A. Bigelow liti.s been elected secretary of Lite Xelson branch of the Kootenay Lake .Hoard of Trade. His letters to  refractory managers of transportation  lines svill tit least be readable.  Tlie Nelson public school reopened on  Monday with 20 pupils in attendance.  Those that *'tried" for the high school  failed, and are now preparing for another  trial.  The material for the Kaslo extension of  the telephone line has arrived at Nelson. For some reason it was not transferred from the cars to the boa ton Wednesday. It will go up on Saturday, and  by tho following Saturday Kaslo will be  in conununication with Ainsworth and  Nelson.  Nelson has two "social" clubs. One is  called the "Nelson Social Club," and its  members assemble in the ungodly Houston block. The other is called the "Nelson Social and Literary Club," and its  members have their readings iu the Eng-  Jish .Mission hall on Silica street. You  can pay your money tind take your choice  ���provided you are not "black ballad."  Charles Alwyn of Sew Denver was in  Nelson this week purchasing supplies. He  reports the AVlmrcon mill cutting about  2.5U0 feet of lumber a day and tlie Hills  getting out logs for their mill, whicli will  be put" up at the head of the lake, and not  at the point first selected. They have let  a contract to .hick Madden to get out 300  cords of shingle bolts tit $2.75 a cord. Mr.  Alwyn has out logs for a hotel at the  mouth of Sandon creek, and will begin  erecting the building in March. He took  back two tons of supplies (coal oil and  whisky) for himself and Jim .Delaney.  Travel between Kaslo and the mines  keeps up to such an extent that is necessary for the transportation company to  put on an extra coach at times. "Any  mail forwarded care of Kaslo Transportation Company will be delivered free of  charge at any point reached by their line  o:; by Hughes's train..  The deal for the Buchanan sawmill  property tit Kaslo is off. Mr. Savage of  Spokane did not materialize in time-with  the necessary funds. Mr. Buchanan has  let contracts'for $20,000 worth of logs for  next season's business.  The s earner Ktislo has made two trips  to the south end of the lake during tiie  past week, connecting with the Bonner's  Kerry sleigh road, and came to Kaslc  both' times well loaded with passengers  and freight.  The   Kaslo   Transportation   Company  will cut one hundred tons of ice on Bear  la aC and ship it to Kaslo i'or next season's  .   trade.  At the recent oxainination.si'or entrance  t"> High school, out of a possible 1000  marks, W. G. McMorris obtained 52(5, Gertrude M. Robinson -ISO. liohert J. McLcod  -103,  May Robinson 377.  Ktislo is to have a resident physician.  J. F. Bruce Rogers. M.D., a brother of the  Presbyterian miisionary here, is en route  to Kaslo to begin the practice of medicine  there. Dr. Rogers wtis graduated by  Trinity University. Toronto, in '91. He  then took a post graduate course in the  New York hospijals tind on his return  passed the examination of the Ontario  Medical Council. He conies at the request of his brother.  Hamilton Byers of the Galena Trading  Company. I'ilot Ray. was in Ktislo last  Aveek making arrangements for tho erec-  tioli of a large store building for his concern.  B. IL Lee unci 11. \V. Bucko, two local  capitalists, have commenced the erection  of a two and a half story bote'in Kaslo.  It will be located on lot 2 block S. .Front  street, between Wilson's and (ireen Brothers' store.    The building is to cost $3000.  Bucke   Ac   Ford    are   building   tin   ice  house on the river bank at Kaslo with tt  capacity of "300 tons. They expect to procure their, supply I'roin the west arm of  Kootenay lake, -provided there comes  weather cold enough to freeze the same.  The Ktislo Fxaminer was given pointers  for a joke on one of Kaslo's enterprising  business men, but lost the point in framing the .joke. The e.b.m. wtis not appointed sub-inspector of postoffices, but  overseer of mail routes.  Allan Lean, Al Lonsdale, Alex Cochrane,  and Joe Mel lor, the crew of the Idaho,  reached Ivaslo from Bonner's Ferry this  week. The Idaho :s in the river to stay,  and the sleigh road is reported iu bad  condition owing to the soft weather.  Sample letters: "Coulee City, Washington, January 3rd.���Thk Tl.n.t'NK, Nelson. B.C.: If you have any maps or pamphlets respecting your district and your  surroundings please mail toaboveaddress.  (Signed) Urquliurt Bros."- ���'Ketchum,  Idaho, January -lth.���Tiik Thii.i*nk, Nelson, B.C.:. As 1 was in your town last  July, and' like tho country very much, I  want to keep posted its to its future.  Send me Tiik Tim hunk one year. (Signed)  G. S. Calliahan."  ''Jimmy'' Duriek of Golden sent Tiik  Triiiowk five new subscribers this week,  find Frank Wells of Revelstoke live more.  Boys, do it again.  J. AY. To 1 son i.s back in Nelson from a  short trip to Spokane.  The members of Deluge Hook Ac Ladder  Company, No. I, Avill give their second  annual ball on Tuesday night tit Lemon's  hall. Invitations have been sent to the  firemen in the neighboring towns, and  the affair is likely to be one of the social  events of the winter.  Jack Matheson is in receipt of a letter  from a- brother back in Now Hampshire,  in Avhich he says, "After being out six  months we ["meaning the stonecutters]  have Avon the strike tind are back at  work."   Pretty good stayers.  MINING   NOTES.  tiction that will bring about an understanding with the provincial tind 'dominion governments as to the needs of the  place. Nelson should have a court-house,  ft registry office, ft hospital, and tt customhouse find bonded warehouse.  The Ainsworth Sold.  It is reported the steamer Ainsworth  litis changed hands, John Patterson, chief  engineer of the Nelson, find August Mo-  nan tcau being the purchasers. She will be  brought to Nelson on Monthly and thoroughly overhauled ; then she will be put  on the run between Nelson and Kaslo.  The new owners are practical steamboat-  men tind will do well in the trade.  Columbia & Kootenay Steam Navigation  Company, Limited.  nvnE_ECi3:_A_isrT,s.  A winze 23 feet in depth has been sunk  below tunnel No. 3 on the Blue Bird mine,  Slocan district. It develops tin ore body  two feet thick.  Tlie diamond drill machinery Avhich ha*  been delivered at the Wellington mine on  .Vhite water creek. 20 miles from Ktislo.  -vill be operated by steam poAver when  .et in motion the coming spring.  Tom Barker and another man are stop-  ��� ng ore in the north drift of the Poorman.  Air. Barker reports the ore of good grade.  The Poorman will make a record next  ���imuner, and there will be no discount oi  its bullion.  The parties Avho went up Duncan rivei  _i few weeks ago for tho purpose of locating extensions on a free milling gold lodge  ���said to be situated near the big log jan  have returned to Ktislo. They did nqi  find the claim, but so the expoditioi  would not be a fruitless one, they located  a couple of townsites.  Joseph Bourgeois arrived at Nelson on  Tuesday from his mine on St. Mary's  river, about 25 miles from Fort Steele.  Although tho mine is not over -10 miles  from Kootenay lake, he had to come  round by Golden, Mission station. Seattle.  Spokane, and Northport. a distance of  about 1500 miles. His mine, the North  Star, has a 25-foot ledge, carrying steel  galena that runs 00 ounces in Silver and  05 per cent lead to the ton. The property  is now bonded for $-10,000. and the holder  of the bond is making preparations to do  deA'elopnient Avork.  A Rustling Church Society.  By May 1st the Presbyterian society of  Kaslo will have a new church edifice 35x(i()  feet. The society owns throe lots in the  central part of the town, two of them  being corners. It i.s proposed to place the  neAV building on one of them; the probable  cost will be $2000. By the generosity of  Kaslo's citizens, and Avhat revenues htiA-e  been obtained from other sources, the sum  necessary to erect aud pay for the structure is practically secured. It was in May  last that the Rev. D. 31. Martin arriA-ed i'n  Ivaslo. During that month tho temporary  building now used as a church and school-  house was erected. Mr. Martin was determined that in tweh-e mouths tt more suitable and permanent house of worship  should take its place. There are no serious  doubts but what his plans will mature.  Besides being a Presbyterian church, the  new building will be used for a school-  house, for other religious societies, anrl for  public meetings until other phi cos fire  provided for the stinie.  The World is His'n.  Frank B. Harper has got things started  his way, and expects to make a small fortune within the year. He has a number  of prospects in Slocan district, but  like many others wtis unable to locate  them without the aid of it map. With  tlie assistance of Frank King. Mr. Harper  got up a ma]) which shows pretty accurately the location of 52 of the principal  groups of claims in the Slocan-Kaslo  country. He is also in receipt of two $500  drafts'from his lather, who is 'manager of  ti bank in London, Ontario. Between the  prospects, the map, and the drafts, Frank  says tho "world is liis'n."  NOTICE.  ^visions, Hardware, Stoves, and Tinware.  Plumbing  and   Tin-Roofing] a  Specialty.    Stocks  full   and   complete in every Department, and the Public wilLfind it J  to their advantage to inspect Goods and compare Prices.  5er.       East Vernon Street, Nelson.  Nelson, January 11th, 1893.  The steamer Lytton will make hei  last trip from the mouth of Kootenay  river to Northport on Monday, the 16th  instant. Due notice will be given o.  ihe resumption of navigation on the  Columbia river.  J. VV. TROUP, Manager.  F. G. CHRISTIE, General Agent.  AND  DRUGGISTS  A large ami com).let e stock of tlie leading  lines of  Drugs,  Jhemicals,  Patent Medicines,  Perfumes,  Soaps,  Brushes,  And  Toilet Articles of  Svery Description.  Cor. Baker and  Josephine  Streets, . ���  Nelson, B. C.  9,  PILOT   ZB^-Y",   _B. C.  "W"lE3:OX.ES_A.ZL.El   ^USTID   .RZET-A-I-L.  )9  ZFIROZlSTT stebet, kaslo.  Hoods, Boots, Shoes, Groceries, Hardware, Iron and  Central Office  of the  Kootenay Lake  Telephone.  villi  MINING   COMPANIES,   MINERS,   AND   PROSPECTORS   FURNISHED   WITH   SUPPLIES.  ewelry  (NOTAHY   I'I'IIMC.)  Stone Block, KASLO.  REAL ESTATE  SOU. .UJI.NT  l-'OK TIIK  Houston   Block,  Baker Street,  Nelson.  G-OLE.  SILYEE.  LEAD.  Tlio business centre For tin: Kaslo-Slocan mine-;  MAN'AGINK    AflKNT     I'Olt     -  The key to tlio great Lardo and Duncan  River Camps.  \V. .1.  WILSON.  W.   I'KKI.l-E.  Wilson   &   Perdue.  School Report.  The following are the recent promotions  in tlie Xelson public school:  Krom Third to Fourth  -Ktla .Muir, Miilicl C'ohvcll.  Krom Second to Third- Hay May.  Krom Hitch Kirst to Second���Oscar Robinson.  Krom Kirst to High Kirsl  -Sadie Stewart, Harry  ley, Sarah O'llrien. Kthcl O'Hrieii. l-  STKU.A   KA.N'K, Teacher.  Kar-  Publlc Buildings Needed.  West Kooteiniy is fust becoming one of  tlie most important districts in the province, mid its seat of government should  have public buildings befitting its intpor-  ttuice. The people of Nelson tire therefore  requested to assemble in in.i.ss meeting ttt  tlie Hotel Phair on Saturday night to take  Nelson and Kaslo.  Will contract to supply mining companies and sloain-  lirutts with fres'j meals, and deli, er same at any mine  or landing in   the   Kootenay   Lake country.  (The Nagle-Davies Crown Grant.)  The Gateway of the Lardo-Duncan Mining Camps.  The Head of Navigation at the North End of Koootenay Lake.  The Terminus of the Government Trail.  The Only Flat Land Not Subject to Overflow and the Only Harbor at the North End of Kootenay Lake.  NELSON Office and Market, 11 Bast Baker St.  KASLO MARKET, Front Street.  s.A.risr'i'.A- clatts is oo_M._r._srG-  A wl intends sending his supplies iu advance lo  TURNER  BROS.  No. 2, Houston Block, Baker Street, NELSON.  Music, Stationery, Toys, Books.  .lon.v Al. I<i.i.i'i:u. .Iami.h W. Hk.w.k.  KEEFER  &  SEALE  TEAMSTERS.  Job teaming done.    Have several hundred cords of good  wood, which will he sold at reasonable prices.  i.i.avi.  oui>i:iih   AT  J. F. Hume  &   Co.'s,   Vernon   Street,   Nelson.  Of the 200 lots set apart for local sale, over 150 have already been sold to business men on Kootenay Lake, To avail  .yourselves of. the; present i prices, that is, $75 for-insides and  $120 for corners, apply at once,  Terms, one-third cash, balance in 3 and 6 months.  These first 200 lots and streets will be cleared free of cost,   : .__L__. __, : ..!_ .,,,,11    .,_ ,..;=?,���.....-, J  after which prices will be advanced to indemnify, .vendors for  cost of clearing* and other improvements,   ' ''.'.'"'.  John    L,    Retallaek,    Managing* Ag-ent,   STONE BLOCK,  KASLO.   B.C.  &p.  THE  CO.  ���XiI3^IT_E!_D     LIABILITT.  - Residence - Property  Blocks A and B (water frontage) Now on the Market.  Call before the SPRING RUSH, as prices must go up.   Correspondence Solicited.  STONE, Townsite Agent, Front St., Kaslo, B.C.  '*���-?*. ���-������sa  *?'���*��� -twi?  _-"*._-���   _L* Ml  A. V W  ;���*�����_�����  L. HY- "������'���

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