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 Has Mines that are Paying Dividends and Hundreds of Properties that can be Made  Dividend Paying Mines.  Has Three Smelters  in  Successful" Operation,  and  Enough   Ore   in Sight to   Run  Several   More.  FIFTH YEAR-NO. 31.  NELSON   BRITISH  COLUMBIA,, SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 1897.  TWO  DOLLARS A YEAR.  THE CELEBRATION PROGRAMME.  Which If Carried Out Will Give the People  Their Money's Worth.  The committee having in charge the  making of arrangements for the Dominion  Day celebration at Nelson, met on Thursday night, at Alderman Malone's residence, and the following programme is  the result of their deliberations:  Kill ST DAV.  1:13 a. in.   National salute of 21 (,'nnsi.  Ill a. in.    I'roeession  lliroiitfli principal streets lo wharf  lo meet visitors from iiuitflil>oriiiK towns.  First   Second  prize,   prize.  II n. in.   100 yards race for lioys.  �� 2 �� 1  100 yards race for lioys under 10  years      2 I  100 yards race for twirls under 10  vein-:-      2 1  100 yards race (frco for all)      7 .'i  I'JO yardsraeeoverOH-fooLliiirdles.     7 II  ;'i!l yards potal o race      7 .'!  1:.1I) p. m.   Oiie-<|Uiu-ter mile riinniiiK race;  3 in a; free for all lior.ies     ;"il) 'JO  'J:.'ij p. in.    Lacrosse ^iiiic between  Knslo   and  Nelson  teams, medals valued at. ��125.  I:.'I0 |i. in.   Scratch  l-oarcd race: in  bouts provided  by  N'elson   Mowing   Chili: with   coxswain: distance about, ono mile, straightaway.    Prizes  valued at ��10  Single sculls: in bonis outriggad, provided  by tlie coiniuil.lee; distance about one mile.  I'Vines valued at ��1:").  Double scull; witli lady coxswain; in unrigged pleasure boals, provided; distance  about one mile. Prizes valued atSI.I.  Single scull; in unrigged pleasure boats,  provided; distance about, one mile. Prizes  valued al 810.  Shiglociinoc: distance about, one mile. Prize  valued lit ��10.  Double canoe; distance about, ono mile.  Prizes valued al, SI_  Scratch l-paddlc canoe; distance about one  mile. 1'rizzes valued nL$*_).  In scratch races, the crews will not bo picked  until immediately before the race. The  stroke our of each l-oiued crew will be picked  by the eonipelitors and (ho remainder of the,  crew will be drawn fur from the list of entries. This rule also applies to the scratch I-  paddle race"  7:30 p. m.   Tug-ol'-war  �����_  ,S::fc-> p. m. Procession of dccor-ited and illuminated boats  and canoes. Most decorated boat, prize  valued at ��7.:VJ; best decorated canoe, prize  valued at S7.f>0.  "!) p. in. Kire works on mountain north side of I lie outlet.  !)::'(> p. in. Hall at .McDonald's now building; admission  fee ��1.  ���SI-X'O.VI)   DAV.  first   Second  prize,   prize.  18:30 a. in.   Drilling contest  ��I.">(l ��50  11:30 a. in.    Log ehoppiiigcontest       20 5  1:30 ]i. m.   One-quarler mile nice; 3 in ,*>;  free for all  horses  I lift have  never won a race  '.       i'i 10  <    ()ne-(|iiiii'li;r mile raco; 3 in.');,  free   for  all   ponies  under 12  hands      ii 10  Ono-riuartisr   mile   nice;  slow  mulles only to enter      lo  [An entrance fee of 10 per cent  on all mccs.|  3:30 p. m.    Unsc    ball    game;     between  scratch nines       .-ill  .">:."'() p. in.    Running high.iunin        3 1  Illuming long jump        3 ���> 1  Standing broad-jump        3 I  Vanning with pole         ."> 2  Putting lli-lb shot         3 1  7:30 p. in.    1 lose reel race        ."ill  il p. in.    Hal!   in  ]\Icl>onald's  new building:   ndmission  fee SI.  The prizes offered foot up $950. In addition to prizes, $150 will be paid the  . brass band for. music, $100 will be spent  on decoration, and $100 for miscellaneous  expenses.  The railway and steamboat companies  have made a single fare for the rouud trip  from all points on their lines. The following, therefore, will be the fares from the  different towns:  VIA CANADIAN l'ACIKIC   UA1LW.W" AND S'I'KAM  Trail   ..........,.; ....   Waterloo ���   Kobson   .Nakusp :...  .....  Slocan City   New Denver ,..,.'   Sandon         Kaslo ............... ....;:  A ins worth   Pilot Bay...v.. ..: ;.  Balfour : .. .V.   BOAT LINES.  .......$2 10      1 70      1  40  ........  5 00   7 45     (i 15     7 05  ........   150      ] 50  ........   1 00         !)0  29lh and 30th, good to re-  Tickets will be on sale June  tulry till July 3rd.  VIA   NKl.SON   AND   KORT   SIIEIU-AKD KAILWAV AND CONNECTING   LINES.  Rossland .......::.... ."���.���: ��3 40  Northport. .....:  3 70  Waneta.  ;'.: ���  2 95  North Kork:  2 00  Salmo ; ���   1 75  Ymir .���..."  .-  1 35  Good from June 30th to July 3rd, inclusive. <���  VIA INTEKNATIONAI. NAVIGATION _NI) TRADING COMPANY".  A special rate of single fare for the round trip, available for day of issue and following day on July 1st, and  available for day ofissue and July 2nd, Kaslo to Nelson.  No Good. Reason for Such Action.  The geueral agents of one or two of the  insurance companies that have risks in  this district have notified their local  agents that they cannot accept further  risks.   It appears this action is the result  of a report made by a special agent. As  far as Nelson is concerned, many of the  merchants declare that most of the policies written are so one-sided that insurance is worthless. There may be some  truth in this contention, but there is more  in the statement, that Nelson has been an  exceptionally good town for the insurance  companies. The fire losses in the town  have not aggregated $10,000. The buildings are not huddled together on one  street; they are generally owned by the  men who live or do business in them ; they  are fairly well protected with hydrants  aud Water tanks; they Avill bo further  protected by fire limits; and when the  proposed system of water works is completed, there will be few safer towns in  British Columbia.  The Upper Duncan District.  Reports from the upper Duncan river  are to the effect that the rains in the  lower levels and snow on the hills have  materially interfered with the work of  prospectors. James M. Anderson, iu  charge of the expedition of the Gold Hills  Exploration 6c Development Company,  came down on Monday. He says that the  little tug Idaho is now running between  Duncan City and the Hall creek trail, and  is found of great service in conveying  freight. Hall creek has been staked almost from mouth to source by prospectors  coming from Trout lake as well as from  Kootenay lake. Good locations have been  made on Glacier, Hamill, and East creeks,  and some fine samples of ore taken out. ���  Development work is also being done at  several points tributary to the upper  Duncan. The weekly trips of the Koka-  nee to Argenta, and the weekly trips of  the Idaho, greatly facilitate the labors  of those going into the country: There is  now a good pack train between Argenta  and Duncan City, so that it is possible to  place freight leaving Kaslo.on Monday  afternoon, at the HalJ^cseek trail on  Wednesday morning. r  ANOTHER   JAIL   ESCAPE.  A Murderer and a Thief Gain Liberty Through  Carelessness.  There    must, be  something   radically  wrong in the management of the provincial lockup at Nelson, or there would not  be so many escapes from, it.   The'latest  escape is one that the people of the^wnqr,  claim could only have happened through  carelessness.   The lockup is the office and  residence of tho provincial constablea-onj'  duty.   A pistol  belonging to one olj  constables had  been missing for sev  days, but no search was made for it.   It  is now claimed that one of the prisoners���  the boy who was arrested  three weeks  ago for stealing cigars from   Russell  6c  Thur man's���secured      the    pistol      and  secreted it in the water closet, afterwards  informing another prisoner where it could  be fouud.   This   prisoner was   awaiting  trial on the charge of murder, he having  been arrested at Nelson last fall for firing  the shot that   killed S. M.  Woods,  the  blacksmith.     Thursday evening he  got  permission to go to the water closet, and  on his return pulled  the pistol  on   the  constable in charge, making him throw  up his hands and then enter the cell which  he (the prisoner) had  occupied.   He was  then "touched"  for all  the money in his  pockets, and told to   keep   quiet.    The  prisoner took the keys and locked two or  three other prisoners charged with petty  offences in cells, opened the cell in which  the cigar thief was confined, wentthrough  the   drawer   in   the    official    table    or  desk,  secured  another  pistol, and coolly  walked out through the front door.    It is  also   claimed   that    the   constable    was  warned not to make au outcry if he valued  his life.  The escaped prisoners were arrested  under the- names of .James AVoods and  JamesMcDonald. Theformer is described  as 5 feet 7A- inches high, reddish hair and  mustache," no beard, gray eyes, full forehead, light complexion, little finger of the  -right hand broken at the end joint and  turns down. He is 25 years old. One  night last October he broke into a blacksmith shop in Nelson, and in doing so  aroused the owner, who slept up-stairs.  The blacksmith got up, went down stairs,  words passed, a shot was fired, and two  days afterwards the blacksmith was dead.  The prisoner was captured when Avalking  along the track of the Columbia & Kootenay railway, about 20 miles from Nelson.  He was brought back and identified by  the blacksmith, and after a hearing be-  'fore stipendiary magistrate Fitzstubbs  was sent to Kamloops for safe keeping,  until a sitting of the assize court'at Nelson, lie was brought back to Nelson for  trial on Wednesday last.  Building Operations.  A number of new buildings were commenced in Nelson this week. The largest,  the Hotel Hume, will be the finest hotel  building in Kootenay. Body & Bragg  secured the contract for the foundation  walls against four other bidders. J. H.  Bowes is building three cottages at the  corner of Hall and Carbonate streets.  Moore & Woods have the contract. Simpson & Donley have purchased two lots at  the corner of Vernon and Hall streets,  and are preparing to build au hotel, 50  feet frontage on Vernon, three stories  high. Contractor Burns has begun lay-  iug the foundation of the Mara-Barnard  brick block. The foundation is in for a  residence on Carbonate street, east of  Squire's mansion.  Some People are Lucky.  Mining men from the Slocan say that  the Payne is now the great mine of that  section. The Payne was the first location  made in the Slocan country, and its discoverers knew so little regarding the  ledge that they located the claim across  it instead of along it. Steve Bailey acquired the ground soon afterwards,  worked it ou and off for five years, and  sold out last fall, after a legal squabble, to  his partners for, it is said, $100,000. The  present owners are A. W. McCune of Salt  Lake, W. L. Hoge of Butte, aud Scott McDonald of Spokane. Rumor has five million dollars worth of ore in sight. Such  is luck in mining.  The Subscription List is Growing.  Last week the canvassing committee reported   subscriptions  amounting   to $1,-  008.50.     This   week    the    following   additional subscriptions were obtained:  T W Gray!...' ��10 00  Mrs Casey '  5 00  Turner, Ueeton & Co. 25 00  lvootenay Hotel  20 00  Spenecr & Ball  5 00  Hillyer & I.ott  15 01)  llli/cl C.'iiywood     5 00  Katie Murray  3 00  STRIKE   NEAR   THE   POORMAN.  Kmiua Johnson ..  ...S 5 00  .Sadie Burton   ...    5 00  Ruby Dunbar   ...     5 00  Mollie Smith   ...     5 00  Josie Dunbar   ...     5 00  0 Hannah   ...     3 OO  Agnes West   ...   10 (JO  Alieo Willis   ...     5 00  The Lucky Lad Sold..  Ernest Nulty of Rossland has deeded a  one-sixth interest each to John C. Price  and Andrew Burgess in the mineral claim  Lucky Lad, situate on Sixteen Mile  creek, aud to S. P. Collensworth the other  two-thirds of the .same claim.  A Four-foot Ledge of Free Milling Quartz is  Uncovered on the Granite.  A hjg strike was made on the Granite on  Saturday which gives asubstantiarvalue  to the Granite and also to the Poorman  group. The Granite is a southerly extension of the White claim of the Poorman  group, and is owned by J. P. Swedberg  and J. W. Johnson. Por several weeks  they have been ground-sluicing along the  end line of the White claim, and on Saturday they uncovered a 4-foot ledge of  solid free milling quartz. Considerable  work was done upon this ledge on the  White. A tunnel was run in upon it for  about 125 feet. , The ledge, however, was  '-found to be very much broken up, and in  running 125 feet not more than 35 feet  depth was obtained. In this J25 feet be-  tw.j@en_400 and 500 tons of ore were taken  ere this ledge has been uncovered  Granite is 800 or 900 feet distant  rom the point at which the work was  done on the White, so that the White  will catch a large slice of the new find.  A. L. Davenport of the Poorman says he  never saw a prettier showing in the  country than this new find. The ledge is  well an place and the rock will mill  $20 to the ton, which is Inuch better tha'n  the returns received from the ore from  the Poorman.  The Granite claim has had an eventful  history. It was located in 1S80 by a man  named Scrafford on the strength of the  showing on the White. Scrafford went out  to the Coeur d'Alenes, Idaho, for the purpose of raising a stake to work the"  property, and was killed before he was  ready to return. His son, at present  employed as foreman in one of the  Rossland mines, kept tip the assessment  work on the claim for a couple of years  and then allowed it to run out. It was  then restaked by Swedberg, who had  charge of the work upon the White. He  came as close to the White as he could in  his ground-sluicing, and his find of  Saturday is a fitting reward for the  perseverance he has shown in working  the claim.  Those who have seen the find pronounce  it the most important one that has been  made near Nelson for years. It will  give a greatly increased value to the  Poorman company's stock, and will no  doubt alter that company's plans for  development.  MATTE   AND   ORE   SHIPMENTS.  West Kootenay's Mines and- Smeltors Are  Steady Producers.  Por the week ending Priday night, the  returns at the custom house in Nelson  show that eight mines and smelters made  shipments, as follows: Y  'frail smelter.  BULLION  AiVD  MATTE.  Pounds   118,809  Value  ORE.  Le Roi mine. Rossland   Payne mine, Slocan.   Washington   Whitewater mine, Slocan   Noble Five mines, Slocan    Black Diamond mine, Ainsworth...  Kootenay Ore Company, Ivaslo   Total for week ........'.. ���....  Total so far for June.   Total for May   Total for April..   Total for March.....'.   Total for February ..'. .....-���  Total for January   Total via Revelstoke to May ,12.  Total so far for 1897 27,721       S3,121,89!)  Approximate  Tons.  Value.  ISO  ..  200  -  ,12  15  .  33  40  .   130  735  S 85,17(1  3,200  S3.-5t.ilG  2,91)5  3397,797  3,7H4  8433,234  5,822  S<>77,<)81  5,201  S502.853  4,513  S075.50K  2,296  $223,382  Five Men Killed.  The Revelstoke Mail of the 19th gives  the following particulars of the accident  on the Canadian Pacific by which five  men were killed: "One of the most awful  catastrophes occurring on the main line  of the Canadian Pacific railway for many  years, happened Tuesday afternoon at the  eastern end of the rock tunnel, about two  miles east of Illecillewaet. Alex McGregor,  bridge.foreman, was engaged in repairing  the tunnel and replacing timbers with a  crew of ten men when a large section of it  collapsed, burying six of the men. Five  were killed outright and one escaped with  slight injury. McGregor, too, had a narrow escape for his life, as he was just getting out of the tunnel when it fell, and so  near was he to the mass that he picked out  one of the men. The five victims were  Albert Johnson, ;George Phillips, A.  Arvidson, Nels Olsen, and George Cum-  mings. The coroner's jury brought in a  verdict that the accident was caused by  defective timbers in the approach to the  tunnel, and that the blame attaches to  the Canadian Pacific Railway Company."  Convicted One out of Three.  A sitting of the assize court commenced  at    Nelson    on    Thursday,   Mr.   Justice  Walkem presiding. The crown was represented by A. G. Smith, deputy attorney-  general. The opening address of. Mr.  Justice Walkem was sensible and forcible.  The first cause heard was that of a woman  named Clayton of Rossland for procuring.  She was found not guilty, and was discharged with a lecture, as were the complainants. The next cause was that of it  man named Manson of Rossland, charged  with kicking a man to death. He also  was found hot guilty. Goggin of Rossland  got nine months at hard labor for hitting  another man over the head with a poker.  There are several other cases yet to be  heard.   Enough for Pin Money.  The Le Roi mine at Rossland is at least  producing enough ore to keep the wives  of its owners in pin money. A dividend  of $25,000 has been declared for June,  which makes a total of $425,000 thus paid.  THE   CITY   COUNCIL.'  Three Meetings Held This Week and Important  Business Transacted.,  The city council held three sessions this  week.. On Monday night there were present: Mayor Houston, and aldermen Hillyer, Malone, and Teetzel. The mayor reported securingBurns 6c Co.'s old slaughter  house corral, at the foot of Victoria street,  for a city pound. ' Walter Bysol applied  for the position of pound-keeper, and as  he lives near the place acquired for a  pound, he was appointed to the position.  Invitations to the mayor tind aldermen  to attend diamond jubilee celebrations at  Victoria and Rossland were read, and the  clerk was ordered to acknowledge their  receipt. A telegram from the editor of  the Victoria Colonist, asking that an indignation meeting be held to protest  against the action oi the Dominiou government iu refusing to bonus the Columbia  & Western railway, was ordered placed  among the city's archives. The mayor reported that he had received prices for  laying 2-inch pipe on Hall and Silica  streets ;��� that the prices ranged from 2S  cents to AS cents a foot. The laying was  given to the party making the lowest  offer.  Applications for positions on the police  force were received from M. McKenneally,  C. B. Wolverton, and S. G. Robinson.  The following accounts were ordered  paid:  l'eter Sniigui.sU timber for Haker street bridge .? 11 00  David Woods, labor on streets    25 00  _I. Hums, labor on streets    33 75  J j. K. Daviek, draughtsman iu city engineer's oiliee   50 00  Daniel A. l-'raser, iioliecinan    21 35  C. F. lOtter, hauling tools at sundry times       I 75  FOUR   HUNDRED   THOUSAND   DOLLARS  Total SI IS &1  Tenders for the erection of a building  suitable,for city offices and lock-up, were  opened., The plans called for a two-story  stone building,'30 feet square, The following were the tenders:  10. Hums 82.117 00  I). Meagher   1,917 50  Thomas Ilalliday   1,77.5 00  Ken nut Ii Council   1,141 00  The last tender did not include the  cost of excavation, but named 50 cents  a yard for earth and $2.50 a yard for rock  as the price at which it would be done.  None of the tenders included painting,  and a separate tender was received from  Zerbell & lugersoll for that part of the  work. Their tender was $02. The tenders  were referred to the public works committee.  Alderman Teetzel introduced a bylaw  defining the fire limits, and it was read a  first and.second time. -.Alderman Hillyer  introduced a bylaw to license plumbers  and regulate plumbing. It was also  read a first and second time. The water  rates.by law was considered in committee  of the whole, reported complete, and read  a third time.  Alderman Malone wauted the council to  make a donation to the Dominion Day  celebration fund, but he failed to'obtain  a seconder, and the council adjourned till  Wednesday at S o'clock p. in.  On Wednesday night ,the following-  named were, present: Mayor Houston,  and aldermen Gilker, Hillyer, and Teetzel.  Alderman Hillyer of the public works  committee reported that the tender of  Thomas Halliday for the lock-up building  was the lowest complete tender, and on  motion the report was received and the  mayor instructed to enter into a contract  with Mr. Halliday, the building to be  completed within two months.  , The following accounts were ordered  paid: ,"���'���'  XV. M. Leach, policeman , ���..'���".. .*. S 15 90  Swan Rosander. labor on Baker street bridge.....    10 25  Frank Page, labor.on Baker street bridge     10 25  L. h. Harmon, labor on Baker street bridge       1 75  Harry Howell, labor on Haker street bridge      2 50  Alex Chisholm, on account Hall street sidewalk..   100 00  Total.   : ��140 05  Alderman Teetzel introduced a by-law  regarding electric lighting and 'wiring,  and it,was read a first and second time..  The water rates by-law was reconsidered  and adopted. Baker street was ordered  put iu good condition for Dominion Day,  at an expense not to exceed $100. Alex  Chisholm was appointed foreman to build  the sidewalk on Vernon street, east from  Hall street. ���  On Thursday night mayor Houston, and  aldermen Dow, Gilker, Hillyer, and  Malone were present. The health by-law  was reconsidered and adopted. Alderman Hillyer offered the following resolution, which was seconded by alderman  Dow: .  Resolved, that the mayor and alderman Teetzel be appointed a special committee to communicate with the  minister of .jusl Ice re the failure of the provincial government to appoint a police magistrate and member-- of I be  police and licensing boards for N'elson.  The Profits of Mining.  The mining companies of Butte, Montana, have made reports of net proceeds  for 1800, showing a total twice as large as  as for 1800. They are as follows for tlie  leading mines: Anaconda, $*1,.'{75,010; Bos-  6c Montana, $2,010,-170: Montana Ore Purchasing Company, $100,000: Butte 6c Boston, $80,805; Colorado Co.. $18,075; W. A.  Clark's eight mines, $.'{5,880; Alice Mining  Co., $10,025; P. A. Largey, $2810: J. A.  Murrgy, $20.'{5; Arlington Mining Co.,  $1700; Lexington, $1115; Moulton Alining  Co., $0.'32; total, $7,.'{80,700, as against  $3,0*1,505 in 1805..  Forced to Work on Sunday.  John Charlton, who is one of the one-  ideaed men in the house of commons,  should he happen along past the custom  house at Nelson on Sunday, would throw  up his hands in holy horror. The staff is  so small, that in order to keep Sup with  the work, the collector is forced to work  on Sundtiy.  Said  to   Have Been   Paid  for Sloean   Mining  and Milling Properties.  Away backin.1892, a wide-awake speculator named W. D.  Middaugh happened  to  be attracted  to Kootenay.    He had  operated in the iron ranges of/Wisconsin  and Michigan and had the ear of men who  were famous there as successful operators.  He looked the country over, and began  bonding   mineral  claims  and   townsites  rightand left, confining his. operations to  Slocan  district.     At   one  time  he had  bonds on fully one hundred claims and on  the townsites of New Denver and Silver-  ton.   Among those whom he induced to  invest money in the< country were A. E.  Humphreys,   N.   D.   Moore,   and   G.   R.  Atkins.   These gentlemen induced others  to come in.   They built the first concentrator and tramway in the Sloean, opened  up mines,  and had varying   success for  three years.   Middaugh became involved  and left the country.    G. R. Atkins, after  standing in the breech during   the   depressed times of '9A and '91,   rustling as  few men have ever done, pulled out and  tried his  luck in  the Big Bend country.  A.   E.  Humphreys,   believing   that   the  slump in the price of silver would knock  the bottom out of the Slocan, tried Traii,  and for a while wras the king-pin of that  camp.   He  was the man who made the  deal  through which F. Augustus Pleinze  got one-third of the townsite of Trail for  locating his smelter there, and the sale of  the lots gave Heinze part of the money  with whicli the smelter was built.    N. D.  Moore stuck to   the, Slocan.   Last  week  all, or   nearly all, of   the   properties in  whicli the above-named men had interests  at. one   time   or   other   were   sold   to  the    Scottish    Colonial     Gold     Fields,  Limited,   of   Edenburg,    Scotland,    for  $100,000.    Among   the  properties   transferred were the Idaho mines, the Alamo  mines, the Cumberland mines,theYakima  mines,   the  Ivanhoe mines,   the   concentrator at Three Forks, aud the  tramway  between the Alamo mines and the concentrator.    The new owners will consolidate all the interests in order that the  best results may be obtained.  Railway Rumors.  There are a number of rumors floating  loosely around as to the intentions of the  Canadian Pacific officials, now that superintendent Marpole has been among us for  a day. One is that a connection will be  made with the Nelson & Fort Sheppard  railway and-a union depot built near-the  city wharf; another is that a depot and  hotel, unique in design, will be erected at  the,junction of the Slocan IUver branch  with the Columbia & Kootenay, in order  that tourists and fishing parties may have  accommodations when , visiting the  grounds once famous as Tom Ward's  crossing. When asked regarding them,  chief engineer Perry looked wise and said  not a word. Nevertheless, they may be  true. . ���'���-'���   ���  Who is "Boss" at Rossland?  "Robert Scott, mayor of Rossland, and  John Kirkup, mining recorder and chief  constable of the mining division in which  Rossland is situate, have locked horns  over the question of bossing the police  force of Rossland. Although Rossland is  a city, the police are all provincial constables, who owe allegiance only to Mr.  Kirkup. Two of the constables are attending court at Nelson, and mayor Scott  has appointed two specials to take their  place. Mr. Kirkup will not recognize  them as peace officers, and the mayor says  as he is "boss" they must be recognized.  It is different in Nelson. The city hires  and fires at will its own policemen, as the  provincial officials do not even known  that the town is incorporated.  Politics.  There will be a "meeting of Opposition  leaders in Vancouver before long with  the object of arranging issues in whicli to  make the next campaign in the province.  There should not be too many issues.  One issue is the doing away of special  legislation. Special and private legislation not only consumes too great a part  of the time that should be devoted to the  consideration of public measures, but it  leads to_ practices that tends to lessen confidence in tlie integrity of the members of  the legislative assembly. Fads should be  sluffed. There are men in the Opposition  endowed with horse sense, aud they  should be allowed to make'the issues.  Chock Full.  As ail evidence that Nelson is getting  its share of the travel to Kootenay, there  is not a vacant house or hotel room in the  town. E. .f. Cumin lately took charge of  the Stanley house, .renovated it from cellar to garret, renamed it the Club, and  the first night he was ready for business  turned away a dozen transients. The  house has been full ever since.  The Carlboo-Rrmbler Team Wins.  Murphy and Lawlor of the Rambler-  Cariboo team won the drilling contest at  Sandon on the 22nd instant, with the  Whitewater team in the second place.  The contest is said to have been keen, and  the match exciting. The base ball match  was won by the Kaslo nine with a score  of II to  10.   Another Accident on the. City Wharf.  Today a horse and  wagon  belonging to  the   West Kootenay   Butcher Company  backed off the  wharf.    The wagon  and  harness were recovered.  AROUND   AINSWORTH.  New Operators Are Making Thing's Hum in the  Oldest Camp in Southern Kootenay.  The extensive development work going  ou in the vicinity of Ainsworth , has  created a demand for building lots and  dwelling houses, a condition rather new  in the history of the town. A good  percentage of the men working in and  around the camp are married men and  their families are scattered all over the  hills. Miners' cabins, upon claims which  have not been worked for some years, are  now being pressed into service for the  accommodation of new comers and-everything looks as if the good times had come  to stay.  0. D. Westby of the Canadian Pacific  Mining & Milling Company was at the  company's property on Woodbery creek  last week and paid'-up all arrears in connection with the company's operations.  Arrangements were made for resuming  work this week.; Until such time as the  company has its own'property opened up  sufficiently to keep the concentrator  running continuously, it is announced,  that it will do any custom concentrating'  that may oJfer.  The owners of the Albion have let the  contract for driving another 75 feet on  their crosscut tunnel,  secured by a party of Swedes.  Maxwell Stevenson of Philadelphia,  owner of the Highlander, is expected in  camp this week. Work has been commenced upon the Highlander tramway.  It is to'be 2,400 feet long and will use 0i  tons of wire cable. The Highlander is iu  good shape for working, but nothing is  known of Mr. Stevenson's intentions in  this regard.  Men are at work grading for . the flume  to carry water to the Highland mill site.  The opinion is general throughout the  camp that the discovery of substantial  gold values in the Highland ore will  induce the owners to work the property c,  upon a large scale this summer.  The Hall Exploration Company has  four men at work on the Neosha driving  a tunnel in an ore ledge to tap the shaft  at a depth of 50 feet. They have about  -10 tons of first-class hand-sorted ore and  about 100 tons of second-class ore ready  for shipment to the Hall Mines smelter.  The first-class ore will average 75 ounces  silver and about 25 per cent lead. Thomas  Cayzer, who is in charge of the work at  the Neosha, reports the recent finding of  some wire silver.  The Sol is making regular shipments  of ore "and concentrates. There are 50  men working on the property, under the  superintendence of Leander Shaw. A  drift is being run from the main tunnel  to tap the ledge below the winze. It is  hard rock to work in, and the men have  ubeen forced to run somewhat further with  the drift than was estimated. .  Work on the Dellie has been closed  down, owing to lack of supplies, and the  Dellie crew have been put to work on one  Jeff Davis sinking a shaft. Both of these  claims have been stocked, S.S. Bailey  being a large holder in each company.  The appearance of the claims is improving  and the stock of the companies is slowly  forging ahead.  Charles F.Olson has been obliged to  stop sinking on the Olson claim, owing to  the soft nature of the ground. The  owners will let a contract to run a 50 foot  tunnel into the sidebill to cut the ledge.  Capt. Hay ward is interested in the Olson,  and the claim is looked upon as one of the  most promising in the camp.  On the Maestro, A. W.CMcune has four  men at work extending the tunnel. They  are in about 150 feet. \ ���'-  . There are about 20 men pushing  development on the Tariff. The incline  shaft is now down 250 feet and a drift has  been run 75 feet to the north and 50 feet  to the south. At the 100 foot level a crosscut was run to the foot wall which  disclosed about four feet of nice concentrating ore.  Foreman Rainville is opening up the  Mile Point, with a crew of eight or nine  men. A shipment will be made from the  Mile Point this week.  On the Black Diamond and Little  Donald there are about sixty men  employed in getting the property in  shape for regular shipments. A hoist is  in position on the Little Donald aud ore  has been purchased from the Black  Diamond. The third ledge has been cut  in the upper tunnel and some high grade  ore exposed. The intention of the company is to continue the main lower tunnel.  In lhis tunnel the first two ledges have already been struck, and it is estimated  that another 75 feet will cut the third  ledge encountered in the upper tunnel  and which carries the highest grade ore.  Accommodations have been built on the  property for 80 or 00 men.  On the north slope of the north fork of  Woodberry creek, about two miles from  the lake, several galena finds have been  made during the past two weeks. Messrs.  Geddes and Wills wereamongthe locators  in this section.  The country around the Blue Bell mine  is receiving considerable attention from  prospectors, and about 25 locations have  been made during the past two months.  The locators claim to have found good ore.  The lowest assay admitted i.s 15 ounces in  silver. Tlie locations are all within a  radius of tour miles of tlie Blue Bell.  Copper Bullion.  The Hall Mines smelter at Nelson has  turned out 100 tons of copper bullion,  with but one trifling mishap, since the  reverberatory furnace was first charged  with white metal. The blast furnace is  producing about 15 tons of matte daily.  ��� Hi  ���5.t  J  '���f>;A>Ti;:T-}"-\fr''*i^*_^^^^ ,1.*".**i";:iiv'"**-��.-'*���'--'��� ���'.��"�� '���.�����������,-Vh:4--..m ,-**>-.-��� ..<*v ���'������-���"��--.]'MSS*��.->*'t',< * .*W?"Av THE  TRIBUNE:   NELSON,  B.C., SATURDAY, JUNE; 20,  1807.  PUBLISHERS' NOTICE.  THE TRIBUXE is published on Saturdays, by 'lin-:  Tit I hunk Puisi.isiiini* Comiw.vv. and will be mailed  to subscribe*--; on payment oi" Two Doi.i.aks a year.  No subscription taken for less Hum a .year.  REGULAR  AUVKItTIdE-MKNTrf  printed at  the   ��ol-���  lowing  rates:    One inch,   $-H> a year;  two inches,  StiO  a' year;   three  inches SSI a year: four inches,  $'JU a year:  five inches. $Kl,"> a year: six inches and  over. at. the rate of -51.50 an inch per month.  TLl -NSIhlXT AUVKKTI'sK.MEN'TS 20 cents a line for  lirst, insertion and 10 cents a lino for each additional  insertion.    Mirth, marriage, and death notices free.  LOCAL OK READING MATTER NOTICES 25 cents a  line each insertion. .  JOB PRINTING at lair rates. All-accounts for job  priming and advertising payable on -the first of  every month: ���-iibscription, in advance.  ADDRESS all communications to  THE TRIBUNE. Nelson, B. C.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  D   LaBAU, M.D.���Physician and Surgeon.   Rooms 3  ���   and I Bi_cIow block. Nelson.  Telephone 12.   Ollico  hours from 1 to 2:30 p. in. and (1:30 to S p. in.  Ofllco in  F. RITCHIE, Provincial Land Surveyor.  Ritchie building, Rossland, B. C.  w.  J. 11. HOLMES, C. K.���Provincial Land Surveyor.  P. O. box 82, Kaslo. B. C.   ���  T C. GU'TLLIM. ri.A.Sc.'& W. S. JOHNSON. B.A.Sc.  ��J ��� ��� MiniiiK Engineer** and Analytical Chemists,  Slocan City, B. C.         LODGE   MEETINGS.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M. Meets  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brethren invited.  ��� The Ames Holden Co's special "Columbia,"  "Vancouver," "Kootenay" should be worn  by everybody who wants a,first-class mountain boot.  SATURDAY' MORNING 1 - NE' 2H. 1897  Tin-; reports that come from Ottawa regarding the proceedings of the railway  committee of the house of commons, if  true, prove that the government has made  a mistake in its railway policy. The deal  with the Canadian Pacific for the building  of the Crow's Nest Pass road had to be  followed by one with the Grand Trunk  for the use of its tracks between Point  Levis and Montreal. Next came a deal  by which the Canadian Pacific was to get  a bonus for building an extension of the  Columbia 6c "Western, a road ostensibly  owned by F. Augustus Heinze. Neither  deal is in the public interest, however  much particular sections of the country  might be benefited were the deals carried  through. The deals mean that the people  of Canada hand over fifteen millions of  dollars to certain railways and railway  promoters, for- which they do not get a  dollar in return.  When the textile schedule of the new  tariff bill was being considered in the  house of commons at Ottawa the other  day, Mr. Henderson, the member for the  county of Halton (Ontario), created considerable amusement by denouncing Canadian-made shirts as too short in the tail.  Protectionist as he was, he preferred to  purchase foreign-made shirts, and unless  the finance minister could give an assurance that the shirt manufacturers will  give us a little more length he would move  to reduce the duty on shirts to 15 per cent.  Sensible Mr. Henderson.  works at some point iu southern  British  Columbia for the Omaha 6c Grant Smelting & Refining Company?   It is generally  belived that the road will pay when built;  and it is generally believed that, the day  is not far distant when reduction works  on a large scale will pay in southern British  Columbia.   Were the Omaha it Grant  Smelting & Refining Company to ask the  Dominion government for a bonus sufficiently large to build reduction works at  some point in southern British Columbia,  would the people of the coast hold public  meetings in favor of or in condemnation  of the proposal?   Tmo TitimiNE is of the  opinion that Vancouver  Island  and  the  Fraser Valley would be as one against it.  The Crow's Nest Pass railway should not  have been bonused, and  no bonus should  be granted to aid the building of the projected  road  fronv Robson  to  Penticton.  Tmo Tmiu'NE may stand alone in taking  this view, just as it stood alone in advocating the placing of an export duty ou  ore: but the day is not far distant when  the people of Canada will realize that the  present system of allowing a few members  of parliament to say what railways shall  be built at public expense���without public ownership���is radical 1 wrong!  It rs said that Rossland is uot booming  as it once was. Notwithstanding the fact  that people are not tumbling over each  other in their efforts to buy corner lots or  blocks of mining stock, Rossland is not at  a standstill. The shipments of ore from  the adjacent mines are steadily increasing, and that is the only basis on which to  judge the future of a mining town. Rossland is growing, and will continue to grow  just as long as the output of its mines  continue to increase.   The differences between the provincial  government and the squatters at Nelson  may be adjusted on lines that will be fair  to all parties. ' When the question is  looked into aud understood by officials  who are not self-seekers, it will be found  that the proper course for the government  to pursue is to offer the lots for sale,  allowing some one with good common  sense to fix the upset price.  SHORT   BITS   OF   NEWS   FROM   KASLO.  IT IS IMPORTANT  All persons wishing to visit the Goat  River, Duck Creek, Summit Creek, Fort  Sheppard, Priest Lake, or Fort Steele  Mining Districts should know that by  taking the Steamer Alberta or Ainsworth  for Ockonook, Idaho, and purchasing,  their supplies of the old reliable Ockonook, General Store, they will get their  goods at Spokane retail prices and be  from 20 to, 50 iniles nearer, the above  named districts than at any other supply  point on  the   Kootenai   River.  BARNES Manager  0CK0N00K CENERAL STORE  The business centre for the rich  mines on Springer Creek and  Slocan Lake. This is one of  the richest districts in British  Columbia.  Lots $100 to  $500 each  Ffy\NK FLETCHER Trustee.  Wicst Kootisnay is blessed with banks  and flooded with newspapers. Rossland  has two banks and three newspapers; Nelson has two of each; Kaslo has two banks  and one newspaper: Sandon, like Nelson,  has two of each; New Denver and Trail  get along with only one of each; and  Slocan City and Itevelstoke each have two  newspapers and one bank. If the banks  pay as well as the newspapers, holders of  shares iu the Bank of Montreal and the  Bank of British Columbia and the Bank  of British North America and the Imperial Bank will have no more worry over  the size of their semi-annual dividends.  To public gambling can be traced much  of the crime that is committed in towns  which allow it. Public gambling is permitted in several towns in British Columbia, because public opinion i.s in favor of  running everything wide open, and the  local officials are afraid to do anything  that is contrary to public opinion. There  will be a day of reckoning in all these  towns.   Ai-1'ai.-i.nti.y the coast is up  in arms,  all because the Dominion government has  failed to bonus a railway from Robson, on  the Columbia river, to Penticton, on Oka-  nagan lake. The question might be asked,  why should the Dominion or provincial  governments  bonus any  Darticular  railway?    if railways cannot be built without government assistance, why not pass  a  general law, under  which all  railway  builders    would    have   like   treatment.  Under the  present system, only railway  builders who have a "pull" with the government in  power   secure bonuses; railway builders without the "pull" do its do  all other men who embark in legitimate  enterprises,  that is,  first   satisfy   themselves that the proposed venture will pay,  then furnish the money out of their own  resources to make theventureanactuality.  Take the Crow's Nest Pass railway subsidy as a case in point.    Why should the  Dominion be called on to build  that road  for the Canadian Pacific liailway Company, anymore than  to build reduction i  On Tuesday evening the steamer Ko-  kanee had on board forty tons of Black  Diamond ore, taken on board at . Ainsworth and consigned to the smelting  works at Pueblo, Colorado. There was  also a shipment from the same property  to the sampling works of the Kootenay  Ore Company, sent up by barge the day  previously. The Black Diamond will  ship regularly during the season.  The collector's roll for the City of Ivaslo,  for the current year is now complete, so  far as the assessed value is concerned, as  exempted property and the deductions  made by the board of revision do not  appear in that roll. The total value upon  whicli the rate, fixed by the council, will  be levied, amounts to $_71,-li50. The Municipal Clauses Act provides that only :"i0  per cent of the value of improvements  shall be considered in levying the rate.  Linnard's new hotel on Front street is  now in frame and presents quite an imposing appearance, but Dan Shaw has  given up the idea of serving dinner there  on the 4th of July. He will be in luck if  he is able to do it a month after that date.  _\Ir. Linnard has also iu frame a two-story  building on the lot adjoining the hotel on  the west. It is intended for offices, and  will be occupied in part by Henry Croft  and J. B. McKilligan.  The finest lot of pack animals imported  into Kaslo since George W. Hughes  brought.in his pack train some years ago  was brought down from Bonner's Perry  on Saturday. They were in splendid condition, and were in charge of Anderson  and Mullen, who will employ them in  packing at Silverton and Slocan City.  They were purchased in Anaconda, Montana. By the same steamer Ole Petersen  brought down a pair of heavy horses,  which he bought near Garfield, Washington.  The tax levy of the city for the ensuing  year, has been fixed by tne new bylaw at  \4':l mills on the dollar for general purposes  and 15 \ mills ou the dollar for sinking  fluid and interest on water debentures.  This '"'" '"'V seem somewhat high, but  it wi.i t.ii.y we necessary for the present  year. Subsequently it is confidently expected that the revenue from the water  system will be sufficient to provide for its  own expenditure in these lines. The  revenues are increasing day by day, and  the expenses of maintenance and collection are comparatively light.  Limited  Kiln-dried and other Lumber  can now be obtained at the  yard; also Sashes, Doors, Veranda and Newel Posts, Base  and Corner Blocks, Brackets,  Balusters, Mouldings, Etc.,  Etc.,  at lowest prices.  Asheroft ��� McClelland  BLACKSMITHING l\ND  EXPERT H.0RSESH0E1NC  Wagon  Repairing  Promptly Attended  to  by "a First-Class Wheelwright  Special attention given to all kjnds of repairing  an,d custom work, from outside points  SHOP:    Cor. Baker aqd Hall Sts. flelson.  MINING STOGK FOR SALE  100,000 shares of stock in the Hansard  Gold and Copper Mining Company.  50,000 scares in the Kootenay Development  Company.  100,000 shares in the White Grouse Mining Company.  For further information apply to  R. E. LEMON, Nelson, B. C.  Clements & Hillyer block.  W. J."G. DICKSON  _=��____.__   ESTATE  a-ntt-) commission __.a-___sro?  _v_I_Sri_STG3-   BBOKEE  SHERIFF'S SALE.  I'rovinec of Hrilish Columbia. Xelsnn. Wesl  Koolenay,  l.ii-wit : ,-.''.  Hy virtue of wurriwils of execution issued mil of llie  eou'nlv i.-oiirliU Nelson nt tlie suit of A. A. McKinnoii,  pliiintiir. nnil to me directed against the jroods anil  chattels of .lohn Shannon, defendant. I have seized  and taken in execution all the rifchl. title and'interest of  s;iid defendant, .lohn Shannon, in the CnlKary mineral claims situnlcd about one mile below Sheep creek,  on the east side of Sa'iuon river, in the N'elson mining  division, and recorded in Ihe mining recorder's ollice  at N'elson. British Columbia, lo ��� recover the sum of  fi!lli!l.-_>, amount of said execution besides intoresl. slier-  iH"s pouuiliiKf and all other cosls ami legal incidental  expenses, all of which 1 shall expose for sale, or .sutlicient  I hereof lo .satisfy said'judgment, debt and costs, a I the  front of the couri house. Nelson, on Ihe I'ril day of .luly.  A. I). 1S!)7. al. the hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  N'otk: Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves  as to into.est and title of said defendant.  W. P. ROBIN'.SO.V, Deputy Sherill".  Haled  N'elson. .lime Kith. 1S1I7. [.lime lilt li I  TMAPH STUDIO  Near corner Victoria and Stanley streets  BKALEY BLOCK. BAKER STREET, NELSON.  FOR SALE.  Several valuable business sites on Baker St.  Business block���two stores���Baker street.  Business   block���three stores all rented���on  two 30-foot lots, with offices above.  Residence lots, 50 teet frontage, Vernon St.  Apply to W/J. G. DICKSON.  ST RECEIVED a small varied stock of  OBJECT is to furnish you with enough to Keep your work going while -t^e  balance of your order is coming from Toronto.   Thjankirjg you for past favors  CANADIAN GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY  FRANK DARLING, KOOTENAY AGENT  en weostep  eater  Guaranteed  per cent better than any oilier make of healer      The Wobsler System of Trailing with Exhaust Steam relieves back pressure on engine  The Morse Valve Hescnter will reseat any stylo of valve "Without removing valve  Darling Bros. Adjustable Pipe Cutter Cuts Pipe, any metal, 3-4 to 24 inches in diameter  Street Hydrants, Gate Valves, Pipe, Crescent Drill Steel, Wire Hope     ' .Freight and Passenger Elevators  Office, Hodgins building, next Phair Hotel, Nelson Write FRANK DARLING, Sole Agent for British Columbia  Lake Sawmill  Kaslo, B. G.  Will start about March 15th  with about double its former  capacity in all departments.  7,000,000 feet of logs under  contract for early delivery.  Always reliable and  as represented  .and...  The Planing  and Factory  Is now running full time under the management  of G. E. Doty, a competent draughtsman and  mechanic who will furnish special drawings free  of charge.    New Designs-  In house interiors, ollice and store fixtures, dado  work, mantles, brackets, mouldings, hook eases,  furniture, turnings, carving, grill work, and hand  sawing. Orders tor nll'sueh work executed in an  artistic manner.  One Car Glass  For sale by.  all leading wholesale  and retail dealers  Oh as. Boeckh & Sons,  Manufacturers of Brushes  Brooms and Wooodenware  Toronto, Ont.  HERALDO,  MONOGRAM,  SCHILLAR  Manufactured by The George E. Tuckett & Son Co., Ltd,  SOLE AGENT,  NELSON, B. C.  UNION MADE CIGARS  Direct from Belgium expected this month. Hough  and dressed lumber, laths, etc.. always in stock.  Two Cars Sash  and Doors   Yard and branch ollice foot of Hendryx Sire  Nelson.  G. 0. BUCHANAN  UflDER flEW M/\NACEMEf<T  J. G. BLANDY & CO., Proprietors,  BALPOtTE  This  famous and  delightful   summer  rcsni'l  has been  taken  over by I lie above  linn and will  be conducted in the future in a first-class manner  C00D SHOOTING AND FISHING  LAWN TENNIS GROUNDS  COOL PIC-NIC GROVES  PARTIES PROVIDED FOR.  FOOT OW HALL STREET, NELSON.  T.  W.   GRAY,   Proprietor.  Doors,  Sash,   Band Sawing,  Turned Work,  and  Office Fittings.    Just-  arrived and in stock,  a carload of Chance's  English  Rolled  Glass;  all sizes up to 4 by 6 feet.  General Commission and Manufacturers' Agent  ___G3-___NrCI__S .  Great West Oatmeal Mills, Pilot Motidd, Manitoba The Virden Roller Mills  The R. M. Smith Hiscuit Factory, Victoria, 11. ('- Smith &��� Kischol. Cigars,  KOOTENAV AEADQU'AKTKRK. NELSON, I!. C.  . Virdcu. Manitoba  ���it. Jerome, Quebec  RATES:    _-J Ull AND i_ i>0 PER DAV.  500 Men to  drink cool,  sparkling,  refreshing  _B_e__E!_R-  rles A. Waterman  Ofliee:   Bealey Block, Baker Street, Nelson  Auctioneers, Real Estate and General Commission Agents,  CUSTOM  BROKERS AND NOTARIES PUBLIC  IMPROVED NELSON  RESIDENCE PROPERTY FOR SALE  For Two Bits a Quart   I   3\JL/FPDQ0  Come and Rush the Pitcher  VICTORIA HOTEL,  C. F.  C00DWIN,  PROPRIETOR  ______._____3,S   I_ST  THE TREMONT  XnT____SO_^T  MALONE & TREGILLUS, Proprietors.  Is one of the best hotels in Toad Mountain district, and  is tho headquarters for prospectors and miners.  QRAND VIEW HOTEL  _j",_s___3___s,ic_?o_Nr  TOAD MOUNTAIN  Shelf and  Heavy Hardware, Stoves, Graniteware,  Miners' Supplies.  Tinsmithing :Mlct.nf Estimates Furnished  ,   ���,,      *, ��� run slock, ui ��        -���      _���  and  Plumbing Builders' and Miners' Supplies On  Application  NOTICE.  Having appointed W. J. G. Dickson local agent for  Addition A to the townsite of Nelson, intending purchasers of lots, or persons wishing information, plans, or  price-lists of the addition, will please apply to him.  F. C. INNES.  ______  C.   _E"W~__^_RT  ARCHITECT  A new consignment of window shades embracing the latest colors has just been received by  'i'i  1). T. MORICE, Proprietor.  Excellent accommodation furnished the traveling public  Prospector's and miner's supplies kept on hand.  MUSIC  LESSONS  Mrs.    Morley   is  receive pupils for  prepared   to  piano, violin  terms  Room 0, 'Clements & Hillyer Hlock. Nelson  _D_E?,_  _E___  ______  _e__:_a__l_i__  or organ.     For  Apply to Thomson Stationery Co., Ltd,, Nelson  VICTORIA ASSAY 0FF1C  28 Broad .Street. Victoria, IJ. C.  NELSON, E.C.  NOTICE TO BUILDERS!  Views of ull parts of Koolenay  Photographs in the IuLchL styles  Guarantee satisfaction  MPS    JfilinSflll       Dental rooms in ollice of Dr. G. A. Ii. Hall  Farley &  11110.   dUUliaUU. \ Simpson block. Nelson, Ii. O.  Gold ��1 00  Silver :    1 00  Lead    1 0(1  Copper      2 00  Gold and Silver ��1 ,">0  Lend and Silver    1 50  Copper, Silver, Gold.,  ,'i 00  Other metals on application,  irriago paid and clearlj  letter enclosiu-f charges.  All samples to be sent  carriage paid and clearly marked, and to be advised by  clos'  The Nelson Planing Mill has  just received one carload of  clear dry cedar lumber from the  coast.  One carload of glass.  A boom of half a million feet  of fine logs from Idaho.  T. W. GRAY, Prop.  THE   DAY  WEEK   OR   MONTH  Pleasant .Location  Home Cooking  Comfortable Rooms  No Children  C.-u-bniiiitc .Street near Ward.  Terms Reasonable MRS.  T.  TODD   ���         .#��e  ��� 'Vi^3_,,TWj       .j   ���   l ��� ij j j���t���ttt���i   , u "-"������r���.t"-j"��- "i ���- -v **" *f''*wr ^."^ifrrprirP r~7-7- ^-���_^--~������T-p���t-t>,   'hf;^-w�� JT^wrTW'^^^ THE TPJBOTE:   NELSON. B.C., SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 1891  .3  Capital,  Best,  all paid  up,     -  NTBEAL  $12,000,000  6,000,000  Sir DONALD A. SMITH,   Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND,.  E   S. CLOUSTON ��� .'....   President   Vice-President  ..General Manager  _Sr___I_S03ST   _3_-.-A.3SrO__C  N. W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets       BRANCHES  IN       LONDON   (England),   NEW.YORK,   CHICAGO,  and in the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Ex-change and Cable Transfers  GKANT COMMERCIAL AND TRAVELLERS' CKKDITS,  available in any part of the world.  DRAFTS  ISSUED     COLLECTIONS MADE;  ETC.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  RATE OF INTEREST (at presont) 3 Por Cent.  TOUCHING   MESSAGES.  The following  was received in  Nelson  oil Tuesday afternoon':  Victoria, June __nrl.  M.\ von. Nelson, 11. C:   The follow inn message was received  bv  lhe  lioutenunl-guvernur from  the governor-  gcncriil. ' Please make known us widely as possible:  HrciiiNciiAM Palace. London, June 22nd.  To   tiii-:  Coveknou-Cenerai.   or  Canada.   Ottawa.  Canada:   Eroni  niv henrl.  I thank my beloved  people.  May Clod bless thein.   (Signed) Victoria, li. I.  The following is a copy of the reply sent  to the queen:  Ottawa. Tuesday f>: 1 ���_ a. in.,  Il::;n a. in. (ireenwich time.  To the Qi"|.:i-:n, London:   The  queen's most gracious  nod touching message this moment  received.   Shall he  i ediately   made  known   to   your   majesty's   people  throughout tho Diiniinion. and will siir frc"-h henrlsul-  roiidv full on this memorable day. We oiler the glad  iribiite of loyal devotion and ailed innate homage, "(lod  save and bless the Queen."    (Sinned)       A IIKKDKKN',  DEWDNEV.  CORPORATION OF THE  CITY OF NELSON  33-ST-L.A.'W"   ISTO-   IO.  A by-law lo provide for the government and inunage-  nient. rales and rents of tho waterworks system, and  collection thereof.  Whereas it is expedient that provision should be made  for the government and maintenance of the waterworks system nf llie corporal ion of tho City of Nelson,  and ro lix the rates payable for the use of water supplied by the enruorution, niul for I.he collection and  enforcing" the payment nf the same by making them a  charge on the lands of the owners ortenants using the  water, and for enabling the same to be recovered in  I he same manner as overdue Lnxo--.  The municipal council of the corporalion of I.he City of  Nelson enacts as follow,:  1. Thai the water rates and rents to be charged and  payable by consumer-" for lhe supply of water to thorn  wiihin the limits of llie city shall lie those set forth in tho  schedule annexed hereto: that all water rates or rents  shall become due and payable monthly, in advance, at  the ollice of the water commissioner, on the first, day of  each month in each and every year, save and except  waler rates for building or oilier special purposes, which  shall be payable in advance, when an agreement for the  supply has'been made at the water commissioner':* ollice.  ���_. In no case shall a service be laid for it less annual  rental than SIS 00. '  ;i. Tlie expense of connecting service with main to  within twelve inches of the boundary of the lot on which  the buildings are erected will he borne by the corporation, and the work porformert by.it: but the expense of  lhe distribution of water from twelve inches outside I.he  boundary of the lot through ���such lot, houses,' stores,  oilices, buildings or parts of building-* shall be borne by  the proprietors'.'tenants or occupants.  I. That'nil plumbers' work connecting tho waterworks  system with or contained in any lands, premises, house,  store, ollice, building or part of a building shall be done  in a good and workmanlike mini nor. with tir.-t-class  materials, snllieiently strong to resist the pressure of the  waterworks system and the water.contained therein,  and all cocks and other appliances used for the purpose  of drawing oil* the water shall bo made upon the compression principle, and shall be subject to the approval  of the said water commissioner, or his duly authorized  deputy; and should any such work or materia's be not  approved by the said water commissioner or deputy, or  become out of repair, it shall bo lawful for the said waler  commissioner or.authorized deputy to-turn oil'or refuse  to turn on the supply of water; and no plumber or plumbers, their workmen or servants, shall bo allowed to  make any connection with the said waterworks system  for any purpose whatsoever, unless he or they shall have  lirst received permission in writing from the said water  commissioner to make such-connection, on each and  every separate occasion.  5. That, it shall be lawful for the said'water commissioner, whenever ho shall deem it advisable, to compel  the use of water meters by any consumer or consumers,  and to refuse to supply water to any promises whatsoever, unless the person or persons requiring the water  shall first, sign an agreement to take, use, and pay for  such waler according to the form provided for that purpose, that no water meter shall be used iu connection  with the waterworks system by any person or persons,  unless said water meter shall have been first authorized  by thesaid water commissioner. Every owner, tenant/or'  occupant shall give every facility for the introduction  and protection of water meters placed upon their premises. That whenever any person or persons refuse to pay  water rates or rents within the time specified in the said  agreement for the water as registered by the water  meter, it shall and may be lawful for thesaid water commissioner to cut oil'the supply, and also, in every such  case to collect the water rates or rents for the water supplied, ns if no water meter had been used; and in all.  cases where the water meter indicates that no water has  been used, it shall and may be lawful to charge und cob  lect the same water rates as if no water meter had been  introduced.  , (i. That in case of the non-payment of water rates or  rents by any person or persons for ten days after the expiration of tne day upon which the same shall have  "become due and payable, the said water commissioner  or his duly authorized deputy, may cut oil' the water  supply from any lands, premises, house, store, office,  building or part of building, upon which the said wafer  rates or rents shall be due, and the water shall not. again  be turned on except upon payment of all arrears due, and  the further sum of one dollar to pay for the expense of  turning the water on and oil".  7. That water shall be introduced into premises,  houses, lands, stores, offices, buildings or parts of buildings, only upon the signatures of the owners or theirduly  authorized agents, who shall sign the proper application  provided for that purpose.  S. That any person or persons lending, selling, giving  or otherwise disposing of tho water supplied by the said  corporation, or permitting" the water to be taken or carried away for the use or benefit of others, or increasing  ���the supply agrcrd for with the said corporation, or  wrongfully neglecting or improperly wasting i.he water,  shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a penalty uot exceeding twenty dollars, or in default shall be liable lo imprisonment, in the common gaol for a period not. exceeding  .me calendar month, with or without hard labor.  !l. That no additional tap or water cock s>mll bo attached by any person nr persons to any premises whatsoever or wherever, without the permission of the said  wafer commissioner lirst obtained for that purpose.  10. That all hose, jots and cocks used by a consumer  shall be subject to the approval of the said water commissioner, or his duly authorized deputy for the time  being.  11. That no person or persons, except those duly  authorized by the said water commissioner, shall tap or  make any connection with the main or other distribution  pipes of the said waterworks system in any manner  whatsoever.  12. That all persons taking wafer shall keep their own  -"-".cr.vjcc pipe and all fixtures connected therewith  well  proteded from frost at their expense, and shall also keep  in good repair, or replace by a now oiie when necessary,  the compression cock placed by them at the termination  of the service pipe.  l.'i. That no application shall be entertained for water  ���to supply ony premises in respect of which water rates or  rents, or the price of service extension arc due to the  .said corporation, until such indebtedness is paid. The  water may bo withheld from any person who is in  ii wears for wn tor rates or rents until the amount due  shall be paid, whether such person resides on flic promises where the water was used for which he is in arrears,  or on any other premises where water be supplied.  II. The turn cocks in or under the sidewalks or public  streets are the property nf the said corporation, and any  person or persons found tampering with tjieni in any  way will be prosecuted.  l.'i. If at any time it shall appear that a wrong statement has been made of the niiiuborof rooms in a house  or building for the purpose for which the water was to  Jie used, or there lias been any addition made to, or  1 ."ill  .-HI  a no  ,*) 00  ���s 00  10 00  III IK)  25  3 .50  5 00  2,i  ;J0  1 50  50  1 00  1 00  10 00  ii  5 00  ' a 00  1 50  1(1  Vein*  500 to 1,000    1,00(1 to 5,000....  5.0110 to 10,000...  10,(100 to 20.000...  211,00(1 to .''0,0U0...  so.orio to -ui.ooo...  -10.000 to 50,000 ...  Over 50,000   .METER  HATES.  Cents per 100 Cubic Eeet      60  '.'.'.'..'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'..'.'.'.'.'.". ".'.'.'.'.:..'.:.m  METER   RENTS.  i inch meter   :| inch meter   1 inch meter   2 inch mcler   .'! inch meter .,..���������- .���   1 inch meter ,     li inch meter  ,   Rend lirst time June 11th, 1807,  Read second time June IJIJi, 1807.  Per Month   S   25  .......      50         75      1 50      2 00      2 50    :>. 00  alteration in, the premises of any' consumer or .consumers, it shall be the duty of the water commissioner  to make the proper correction forthwith.  Hi. No water rale or rent shall be charged for a less  period than ono month.  17. Any person or persons who may require waler for  building purposes shall make application in writing to  the water commissioner, accompanied by an estimate of  the number of bricks cords of stone, yards of plastering,  and yards of cement or concrete for which the water is  required, and pay the water rates in advance upon such  estimated quantities; and if more materials are used, or  intended to be used than that stated in the original estimates, the applicant or applicants shall pay the extra  additional charges forthwith.  18. When statements are made of tho quantity of  water used, or to bo used, tho water commissioner may  require the same to be verified by a statutory declaration. '  '  lil. The right is hereby reserved to suspend or stop the  supply of water, by resolution of the municipal council,  to all customers for use in fountains, or by jets, garden  hose or sprinklers, or to limit Ihe hours for using  the same, whenever in Hip. discretion of thesaid municipal council the public interests may require it.  20. The water commissioner may have the water shut  oll'lhe premises of any person or poisons not complying  wilh any of lhe rules and regulations made by the said  municipal council, and in cases where tho water has  been shut oir~rT__.iillowing" waste or leaks, or defects iu  pipes or cocks, he shall refuse to turn it on again until he  shall receive satisfactory evidence that lhe necessary  repairs have been properly made.  21. That a register slmll be kept showing tho name or  names of the person, persons, partnership or corporate  body to whom water has been from time to time supplied  by tlie corporalion, the number of gallons.'when known,  used by each such person, persons or body corporate, the  amounts payable therefor, and the dales when such payments became overdue.   ���  22. That when any water rate due or money payable  for the use of water supplied by the corporation shall be  overdue for a period of six months, a list of lhe said  arrears, rates, dues or monies payable, as aforesaid,  shall be handed to the collector for collection.  23. That on receiving the said list I.he collector shall  forthwith serve upon or transmit by mail (registered) a  notice containing a statement and demand for the rates  due, or monies payable, as aforesaid, to each person, persons or body corporate, whose name appears on the list  of arrears, or lo lhe agent of such person, persons or body  corporate, if absent, and such statement and demand  shall mention the time -vlien and the amount of sucli  rates, dues or monies arc required to be paid, and the  said collector shall enter tlie date of mailing such notice  on tho said list of arrears opposite the name of the person, persons or body corporate owing such rates, dues or  monies, and such entry shall be prima facie evidence of  the mailing of the same.  21. That any person, persons or body corporate,  who personally or by his ngonl in the city, shall have  been served with, or shall have had such statement  mailed to him, as aforesaid, neglects to pay the said  rales, dues or monies payable for thirty days after demand, as aforesaid, the collector may, by himself or  agent, levy the same, with costs, by distress and sale of  the goods and chattels of the person, porsons or body corporate who ought to pay the same, or any goods and  chattels in his possession, or iu the poscssion of any person for him. wherever the same may be found in the  city. Notice slmll be given by pouters posted up in at  least, three of (he most public places in the city, and in  three issues of one or more newspapers published therein, when and where the sale of goods and chattels distrained is to be made, giving at least eight days public  notice of the sale, and of the name of the person whose  property is to bo sold, and at the time named in the  notice the collector or his agent shall sell at public auction the goods and chattels distrained, or as much thereof  as may he necessary. And in all cases where goods and  chattels arc enclosed, or supposed to be enclosed, by  doors or' houses, barns or outbuildings, cupboards, or  othur close places, whether enclosed by walls, fences,  gates or otherwise, the seizing oflicer may open the same  or cause (he same to be opened, in the presence of two  witnesses wilh all the necessary force to ell'ect tho said  opening, and in all eases goods and chattels in and upon  llie premises iu respect of which the rates, dues or monies wjiure I he water has been used are due, shall bo liable  for the payment of the same,  ii. That if the goods and chattels seized are sold for  more (ban the whole amount levied for and the costs  attending the seizure and sale, the surplus, on demand,  shall he returned lothe person, persons or body corporal o. in wboso possession such goods and chattels were at  the time seizure was made, and in case said surplus shall  not be demanded, it shall be held by the collector, and  remain in the hands of such 001100101'. to be held for and  paid over, on demand, to the person, persons or body  corporate iu whose possession such goods were, as aforesaid, or ol herwisc to the person cut itlod, as owner of said  goods and chattels, to said surplus.  20. That if any of the rates, dues or monies payable on  the said list remain unpaid and the collector is unable lo  collect, the same, he shall show on the list when returned  opposite to each name I.he reason why same could not be  collected by adding tlie words "non-resident" or "not,  sufficient property to distrain," as the case may bo. ���.���������.-������:���  27. The rates, dues and monies payable, as aforesaid,  shall be a spccial.licn on such lands, goods and chattels,  or in respect of which the water supplied by the corporation was used and the debt incurred having preference to  any claim, lien, privilege or incuinbcance of any party  except the crown, and shall nof* require registration to  preserve it.  23. The corporation may register with the registrar nf  titles all rates, dues or mi niis .payable on the hind iu  respect of water used or supplied to ownei-s or tenants  thereon at tho expiration of the fiscal year.  20. Nothing in this by-law shall be construed to make  it obliga'ory on the corporation to simply water continuously, but ii' the water is shut off for more than twenty-  four hours at any one lime, the corporation will deduct  from the accounts for water due an amount in proportion to the number of days during which the water is so  Hhut oil'.. .,-       .  .'III. Any person, persons or body corporate, being dissatisfied with the accounts for dues owing by them to  tho corporation for water used by thein shall, within the  period of ten days after such account is mailed fo them,  give notice to the water commissioner, stating what  items of such account are objected In by them, and in  'default nf such notice being, sent, as aforesaid, no'complaint as to the incorrectness of the account will be  entertained by the water commissioner.  31.' The water ("pmniissionor, or his duly authorized  deputy, shall have the right in ci-tor premises where  water supplied by the corporation may be iisoij, at till  reasonable times, for the .purpose solely of inspecting  and ascertaining whether the provisions of this by-law  or any regulation made thereunder, are being duly  observed by the person, persons or body corporate using  such water....  32. Any person guilty of an infraction, of any of the  provisions of this by-law shall, on conviction before the  police magistrate or any two justices of the peace having  jurisdiction over ollenses against the by-laws of the City  of Nelson, forfeit and pay a penally, in the discretiouof  the police magistrate or justice of the peace convicting,  not exceeding one hundred dollars and costs for each  ofi'ence.aud in default of payment thereof it shall be lawful for the police magistrate or justice of the peace convicting as aforesaid, to issue a warrant under his hand  and seal to levy the said penalty and costs, or penalty or  costs only, by distress and sale of: the olt'cndor's goods  and chattels, and should there be no sulHcienf distress to  satisfy the said penalty and costs, or penalty or costs  only, it shall and may be lawful for the police magistrate  or justices of the peace convicting to commit the offender  or offenders to any lockup house in thesaid city, or in  the provincial gaol for any period not exceeding two  months. ,   .    '   ,  ���";).'),   This   Bv-law miiy be cited   for all   purposes  as  ������Water Works By-law, N'o. 10, 1807."  SCHEDULE OK  WATER  KATES.  Per Month  Dwelling house, of loss than five rooms  8 1 50  Dwelling houses, for each additional room over  four  ,....���   ��� 25  Oilices. shops and stores of less than 1000 square  feet floor surface   ,,,,  Oilices, shops and stores, for each additional 500  square feet, or fraction thereof, of lloor surface  Hotels, per room   Saloons   Restaurants   Clubs, at which liquors are sold ,..  A rea ted will or works   Breweries   ������������ '   Boarding houses, per. room   1-iivcry stable-" and dairies, per 10 animals and less  Livery stables and dairies, for more than 10 animals  Private stables, for each horse or cow.....     Hath tubs, private..    ������   Bath tubs, public ���������   Water closets, private   Waler closets, public      Urinals ���   Laundries.'...'    ���    ���-���   Ollice buildings.for each room above first lloor ...  Water motors, for one horse power or loss   Water motors, for each additional horse power...  Steam engines, for live horse power or loss   Steam engines, lor each additional horse power...  I'ei  Sprinkling wjtli garden hose , .S 3 00  Building purposes             |0 00  Water furnished for any purpose not embraced in the  above will be supplied at special rates.  Read third time June 21si, 1897.  Reconsidered und finally adopted June 23rd, 1807.  |seai..J JOHN HOUSTON, Mayor.  Charles E. Skaley, City Clerk.  NOTICE.  The above is a true copy of a by-law passed on the  23rd day of June, 1807, by the' municipal .council of the City of Nelson, and all persons are hereby required io take notice that anyone desirous of applying to  have said by-law, or any part thereof, quashed, must  make his application for that, purpose to the supreme  court of British Columbia within one month ncxial'ler  the publication of this by-law in the British Columbia  Gazette, or he will be loo late to be heard in that behalf.  CIIAS. K. SEALEV, City Clerk.  CORPORATION  OF THE  CITY OF NELSON  _3_r-3i.___"w _sro. 2.  proceeded  accordance  magistrate,  jurisdiction  corporalion  jurisdiction.  17.    It shall  be unlawful for any person or persons lo  deposit-upon any of the streets, or upon any land or lol  within the City of Nelson any night soil, or other filth or  refuse matter of any kind under the penalties herein  described.  18. No person or persons shall sell or oiler for sale any  bread, milk, or other sul'stance adulterated with .-my  sul'.slanoe injurious to lienTth. and any article so  arlpl|.cratcd shajl .be forfeit off ajid destroyed under the  direction of llie police magistrate, or of any of Ihe  justices of the peace in ai|d for the City of Nelson before  wIhuii rtiich ciihc shall be tried,  Id. No butcher, gruecr, trader, or other person,  persons, or bodies corporate, shall sell, expose, or oiler  for sale, on any public market oral any place within I ho  limits of the City of Nelson as food, any tainted,  diseased, ihmugcd. or unwholesome meat, poultry,  vegetables/fish, milk, fruit, or oilier article of food or  provisions, or the flesh of any iinliiinl dyingolhcrwi.se  than by slaughter, and the health ollieer may seize and  destroy any such tainted, diseased, damaged or  unwholesome' meat, poultry, fish, vegetables, fruit, or  other article of food or provisions.  ���_ll. Anv person who shall keep swine, dogs, horses,  cattle, goats, poultry, foxes, or other such animals on  their premises, shall maintain the houses, buildings, or  pens in which the same shall lie kept in such in a clean  slate that the neighbors or passengers may not he  incommoded by the smell therefrom, under the penally  provided for an infraction of lhis by-law for each  ofl'oncc.  KOAVENIIERS.  21,   Tip; city council may grant a license to, or employ  Whereas, it is necessary to pass a general by-law for the  preservation of the puhlic health, and  to define and  abate     nuisances,   and    to    regulate    and   govern  scavengers in the City of Nelson:  Be il therefore enacted by the municipal council of the  corporalion of the City of Nelson as follows:  1."   When if is deemed  indispensible for lhe prescrva-  vation of (he public health, and for lhe more eU'ecfually  carrying into ell'ect the sanilary conditions of this bylaw," if shall be lawful for lhe municipal council to appoint, a  health  oflicer during lhe pleasure of the said  municipal council, and whose duties and remuneration  shall be specially defined from time lo time.  2. The health ollieer shall have power to slop, detain and examine every person coming from a place infected with a pestilential or infectious disease, in order  to prevent tho introduction of the same into the city.     ,  3. Kvcry physician shall report to the health oflicer of  the corporal ioii of t ho City of Nelson, in writing, every person having a contagious d isoasc, such as cholera, scarlet or  typhus fever, small-pox, dfptheria, or any of (he grades  of such disease, and his or her place of dwelling and  name, if known, which such physician has prescribed  for. or attended for the, first time since having such  disease, during any part of the proceeding twenty-  four hours: every at lending or practising physician niiisl,  at bis peril, see that such report is or has been made lithe health oflicer.  I. No person shall bring into the city from any  infected place, or from uny vessel or building in whicli  there had lately been any person sicl- of a contagious  disease, any article or person whatsoever, nor shall any  such person conic into thesaid City uf Nelson without  the permission, in writing, of the health ollieer.  5. No owner, tenant or occupant, of land, house or  premises within (hecity limits shall sudor the accumulation upon his or her premises, or deposit or permit to be  deposited, upon any premises belonging to or occupied  bv him or her. of anything which may endangerthepublic  health, or deposit upon or into any street, square, lane or  highway, creek, pond or bank, any dead animal, fish, dirt  or rubbish, excrement, duirf, man arc, offal orother refuse  or vegetable or animal matter, orother tilth or offensive  thing.  0. Whenever it shall appear to the health ollieer that  it is necessary for the preservation of the public health,  or whenever said hc-'lth ollice shall receive a notice  signed by one or more inhabitant householders of the  citv. staling the condition of any building, premises,  grounds, yards, vacant lots, collars, private drains, sinks,  cess pools or privies in the city lo be so filthy as to be  dangerous to the public health, or that, upon any  premises or vacant lot in tlie city there is any foul or  offensive ditch, gutter, drain, privy, cesspool, ash pit or  cellar kept, or constructed so as to be dangerous to the  public health, or that upon any Mich premises or vacant  lot an accumulation of dung, manure offal, filth, refuse,  stagnant water or other matter or thing is kept *o as to  be dangerous or injurious as aforesaid, it, shall be the  duty of such health oflicer, and he is hereby authorized  to ciitor any such building or premises for the purpose of  examining the same, and if necessary he shall order the  removal (if such mailer or things as aforesaid to such  place as he may direct, or may order Ihe owner or lessee  of such premises, grounds, yards, vacant lots, cellars,  private drain0, sinks, cess pools or privies to fill up.  drain, clear, alter, relay or repair such buildings,  premises, grounds, yards, vacant lots, cellar, private  dram. sink", cess pool or privy. And in default of their so  lillinu' up. draining, clearing, alicring. relaying or  repairing us aforesaid, after seven (7) days notice in  writing so to do. they shall be deemed io have been  guilty of an infraction of this bylaw and liable to the  penalties therefor, audit sliall be lawful fu- the cily to  fill un. drain, clear, alter, relay or repair ns aforesaid  nnd charge the cost or expense, llierefor lo tho person or,  persons iu default as aforesaid, and may recover lhe  same wilh costs by action and distress, and in case of  lion payment the siine may ho charged against the lands  of the owner or loosen, and maybe recovered in like  manner as municipal taxes. The owner of any grounds,  yards, vacant lots or other properties abutting on any  street, shall drain the same on receiving notice from the  health officer so to do. If tho occupant or proprietor, or  his lawful agent or representative, having charge or  control of such building or premises, or vacant lot, after  notice from the said health officer, to remove or abate such  matter or thing as:nforcsaid, shall neglect-or refuse to  remove or abate the same, he shall bo subject to the penalties imposed by this by-law, and the said health officer  may remove the same,* and the cost incurred b.v such  removal may be recovered from the person or persons so  neglecting or refusing.  7! All house or store offal, whither consisting of  animal or vegetable substance, shall be placed in  suitable vessels, and no ashes or other refuse matter  shall be mingled therewith, and the same shall be kept in  some convenient place to be taken away by lhe city  scavenger/  .    . ���  S. No distiller, tanner, brewer, soap boiler, tallow  chandler, butcher, meat packer, fish canncr, oil  manufacturer, dyer, livery stable keeper, or other  person, shall discharge out of or permit, to flow from  their still, house, tannery, brewery, oil manufactory,  shop, slaughter house, packing house, stable, or other  place, any foul or nctiseous liquors, slops, or other  substance's whatever info any private grounds, .-trect,  lane, or public ground, or fresh water stream, pond or  lake within thesaid city.  i). No soap boiler, tallow chandler, butcher, candle or  'oil -manufacturer, or fish canner, shall keep or use any  stale, putrid, or stinking fat, grease, fish, or meat so as to  be a nuisance to the public.  10. No pwn'er or occupant of any grocery, cellar,  fallow chandler's shop, soap factory, slaughtcr'housc.  |.a||i|orv, brewery, distillery, pork or beef packinghouse,  llsh cannery, ferLJliz,ej\ or oil inan('factory, stable or  barn, laundry or wasji house, shall sillier the same to  become foul, naiiHOous or ofibnsivo,  11. When any dumb animal shall die within lhe limits  of the citv, the owner or person In possession of it shall  cause the'carcass to be removed to such place as shall ho  provided by ihe health ollieer and thorc to be buried or  cremated, so that the same shall not be a nuisance.  12. If any person shall .own. occupy, or keep any lot or  ground, building, stable, or other premises, in such a bad  or lllrby condition as to be offensive or a nuisance to the  neighborhood, or to any person or family, such persons  shall he subject to the penalties provided for an  infraction of this by-law.  13. The keeper of everv livery and other stable shall  keep his stable and stable yard clean, and shall not  permit between the first day of April and the first day of  November more than two wagon loads of manure ,to  accumulate, in or near the same at any one time, except  bv permission of the health oflicer.  "ll. All privies that are foul, omitting smells and  odours, are hereby declared nuisances, and the health  officer shall have power to abate the same and order the  same to be tilled up or closed, and if the owner or  occupier of the premises on which the same may be  situated fail to do so on being notified, he or they shall  be subject to lhe penalties provided for in this bylaw,  and the said health ollieer shall cause lhe said privies,  vaults or juts lobe filled up.  15. Whenever any nuisance sliall be found on any  premises within tlie city contrary to this bylaw the  health ollieer i.s hereby authorized, in his discretion, lo  cause the.same to be summarily abated in such manner  as he may direct, and in default of the person, persons, or  bodies corporate, refusing or neglecting to abate the  same, the person, persons, op bodies corporate so.  neglecting or refusing slmll he subject to the penalties of  this by-law.  Ill, Iu all.- cases whore no provision Is herein made  defining what are nuisances, and how I he same may be removed, abated or prevented, In addition to what may be  declared such herein, those otl'eiices which are known lo  the common law of the land and the statutes of  British Columbia as nuisances, , may, iu ease lhe  same exist within the city he treated as such, and  gainst as in this by-law provided, or in  with any law which shall give the police  or any two jusl ices of the peace having  over oU'ences egi in<t the by-laws'of the  of   lhe   City  of   _.c..s..ii.   trying   lhe same,  any person, company, or corporation, for cleaning and  removing Ihe contents of any privy, vaults, sinks, or  private drains, and every person, company or corporalion engaged in such business shall be denned a night  scavenger within the inclining of lhis by-law.  22. No person, company, or corporation shall, within  the city, empty, clean, or remove the coin ems of any  privy, vault, sink, private drain or eess pool, or re-crvoir  into which a privy vault, water closet, stable or sink is  drained, without first having obtained a license or being  employed bv the cily so to do.  23. Kvcry person", company, or corporation applying  for a license as night scavenger shall, if his application  be accepted, pay a. license fee of five dollars for every  six mom lis, and 'execute a bond in the penal sum of two  hundred dollars, with two sureties to be approved by lhe  city council, c-ninljiioiied that, the said scavenger will  comply with the provisions of this by-law. and every  by-law which inav herenfi.cr be passed by the cily  council touching, Ihc-ir said employment, and will also  comply with and i-hcy order.*., direelions and regulations  of the said health ollieer. Provided that sucli license  shall nol be granted until the health ollieer is satisfied  that the applicant is provided with the necessary  appliances for carrying on .scavengering in accordance  with lhe provisions of this by-law.  21. Nothing in (his by-law shall be construed fo mean  or he held lo make if obligatory on the city to grant iiiiy  liccii.se to night, or day scavengers, but the city council  may, if it should deem'il advisable, employ all its night  or day scavengers".  25. The cleaning, emptying, or removing of lhe  contents of any privy vault, sink, or pri vale drain shall  be done in an inoffensive manner, and any scavenger  having begun any such scavenger work shall, without  any interruption or delay, finish lhe same,and shall iu  every instance leave the privy vaults, sink, or private  dram, in as good condition upon (he outside as when the  work was undertaken.  20. Tho health ollieer shall have power to enter upon  any promises and examine any vaull, sink, privy, or  pri vale drain.  - 27. The content1* of privy vaults, sinks, or private  drains so removed by any scavenger sliall be conveyed in  water light, tanks, or vessels of such pattern and  description as may from time to time be approved b.v llie  health oflicer. and shall he disposed of in such a manner,  iinderlhc direction of the health otlieer. as to cause no  oH'enee: and tanks or vessels shall be kepi clean and  inoll'ciisive when not, in actual use.  28. When requested n licensed scavenger shall cleanse  or empty any vault, sink, or private drain, or privy, and  remove any and nil nuisances.  21). No privy vault, sink, or private drain shall be  opened, nor the contents thereof disturbed or removed  bet weon'lhc hours of six o'clock a.m. and eleven o'clock  p.m. of any day, nor sha I the contents thereof he  deposited or buried wiihin the cily. Any person  violating any of ihe provisions of lhis section shall be  subject to the penalties hereinafter prescribed.  30. Licensed night scavengers shall receive for each  cubic foot of Ihe contents removed from any privy vault,  .sink, or private drain orcoss pool by them cleaned out  or removed, a sum not to exceed 25 cenls per cubic  foot, where I he box contains more, than four cubic feet,  and one dollar per box containing four cubic feel or  under.  ' 31. Whenever it shall become neeessnry to empty any  privy or privies, or remove any night soil from any  premises within' lhe city, or on cleaning yards, cellars,  back kitchens, or other premises whatsoever, if any  impure or offensive oflluvia should exist, chloride of  lime, unshicked lime, nil rale of lead, punish or common  sail shouul be used by the person or persons emptying  such privy or privies,'or removing such night.soil from  such premises, ns shall render the ctlluvia as inoffensive  as possible.  32. The city council shall have power to license or  employ from time lo time as many persons, upon such  terms and willi such conveyances and appliances as they  miiydceui necessary, for lhe removal of garbage, iilfal.  swill and ashes.  33. Kvcry person *o licensed shall he deemed a day  scavenger, am'shall al. all times he subject lo the rules  and regulations of the health ollieer nnd Ihe bylaws of  the cily. and shall pay a similar fee and provide like  bonds as provided Tor by clause 23 of this by-law.  provided, however, thai, one scavenger license shall  permit any person to carry on lhe work of boih night  and day .scavengering without extra fee.  31. Any carl, wagon, or other vehicle used or intended  Io be used for tho purpose of conve-ing swill, oll'al, or  garbage, shall be perfectly tight, and covered so as to  prevent the contents thereof from leaking ami spilling,  and shall be of Mich pattern and description as may  from time to lime be approved by lhe health ollieer, anil  such carl, wagon orother vehicle when nol in use, shall  nol be allowed lo stand in any highway, si reel, lane,  alley, public place or square.  35. riial lhe fees In be charged by da> scavengers for  any mailer or thing allowed to be dumped or deposited  by'the scavenger or scavengers licensed by the elly.  wilhiu the limits uf the city, shall be a .*uui not lo exceed  SI for a full load and 75 cenls for half a load, i.i* less than  halfii load, for n double I cam. and half such rales forum:  horse load, and- ill charges any excess of those so made,  shall be considered a breach of this by-law.  30. Licenses of day and nightsouvengers shall be held  by them subject to their '.observing and faithfully  performing the conditions --contained', iu this by-law. and  the regulations that, may from lime lo time bo imposed  b.v the health ollieer, and in the ease of the non-  observance of any of the said conditions and regulations'  tlie said license may at any lime be summarily revoked  and cancelled by the city council.  37. l-'or nil*,-ami every violation of the provisions of  this bvlaw n penalty not exceeding one hundred dollars,  may bciinposed by the police magistrate, or any two  justices of the peace having jurisdiction over offences  against the by-laws of the corporation of the City of  Nelson, convicting, and in "default of payment of said  penally and costs.~thc offender may be committed to llie  common gaol or lock-up house, there lo be imprisoned  for  any time not, exceeding thirty days.  38. This bv-law inav be cited for nil'purposes' as  "Health By-law No. 2. 1807."  Read first, time April 22nd,lS:i7.  Read second time April 23rd, 1807.  Read third time June llth, 1807.  Reconsidered and finally adopted June 21th. 1807.  [SI-:ai..| JOHN HOUSTON, Mayor.  Ciias. K. SJ3AI.EY, City Clerk.  NOTICE.  The above is a true copy of a by-law passed on-the 21th  day of June, IS07, by the municipal council of the City of  Nelson, and all persons are hereby required to take  notice that anyone dp.sirou.s of applying to have'said bylaw, or any part thereof, quashed, must make his-appji-  ciition to the suprome.court of British Columbia within  one month next after the publication of this by-law In  the British Columbia Gazette, or he will be to late to be  hoard in that behalf.  J CHARLES 'K. SKAI.EY, City Clerk.  CORPORATION  OF THE CITY OF  NELSON  B _r-:__.__.-w- wo. 12.  A ByTlaw lo amend By-law, No. 8.  Be it enacted by. the 'iniiiiicipiileouneil of-the Corporation  of the City of Nelson as follows:  1. The "Trades License By-law. No. 8. 1807." is hereby  amended by inserting the following as scclion I.  "���I. Any violation or breach of any of the provisions  of this by-law sliall subject the offender, or. offenders,  upon summary convict ion before any two justices of the  peace having jurisdiction in the City of Nelson, lo a penalty notexeeedingtwo hundred and fifty dollars, together  with the amount which should have been paid for such  license, which said amount and penalty shall be held to  he one penalty: ami every such penally may be recoverable by distress of the goods and chattels of the person or  persons so offending: and in ease such goods and chattels  shall prove insiilllcient lo satisfy such penalty and cosls,  then by imprisonment, of such person or-persons for any  lime not exceeding throe calendar months."  2. Section I of the said by-law i.s hereby repealed, and  in lieu thereof the following i.s enacted :  "5.   This by-law  may be cited  for all purposes as I he  ���Trades License By-law, No. S, 1807.'"  Read first time Juiie 21sl, 1807,  Read second time June 2lsl, 1807.  Read third time June23rd. 1807.  Reconsidered and finally adopted June 2111:  [ni:.u..| JOHN I IOCS TON  Ciiaui.ks K. Skaj.kv. City Clerk.  1807.  Mayor.  NOTICE.  The above is a true copy of a by-law passed on the 21th  day of .1 une, 1S07, by the municipal council of the City of  Nelson, and all persons are hereby required to take  notice that anyone desirous of applying to have said bv-  law. or any part thereof, quashed, must make his application for that purpose to the supreme court of British  Columbia within one month next after the publication of  ibis by-law in the British Columbia ('azotic, or he will  bo too late to be beard in that li.huIf.  CHARLES-E. SEA-LEY, City Clerk.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  TENDERS FOR DEBENTURES.  'fenders will he received by the undersigned for d-'ben-  fures of the City of Nelson, to the amount of l-'ifl v Thousand Dollars (.S.W.OOUI. running twenty years and bearing  Interest at Iho rule of live per cent per annum, payable  semi-annually. Principal and interest payable at the  Bank of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec. No tender for less  than ninety-live per centum of the pur value of Ihe debentures will be considered. The successful tenderer  must deposit the amount of tender in the Bunk nf Montreal. Nelson, without cost, to the City of Nelson. He-  hciit.urcs will bo issued in denoiiiitiat ians of one thousand  dollars. Tenders will he received until 8 p. in. on Monday, June 2oth, 1807. Mark lenders, "Tenders for Debentures." and address John Il.iustnn. Mayor. Nelson,  British Columbia. JOHN HOUSTON. Mayor.  Dated May 201 h, 1.S07. (May 201 h|  NOTICE.  After lhe   first of  July the price of  lots in Addition  A to Nelson will be raised.    Intending purchasers should  take advantage of t lie present prices.  Rune I2.| W. J, O. DICKSON. Agent.  A New Typewriter���Made by a Canadian Firm;.  We have had the pleasure of looking over the New  Empire Typewriter, a Canadian made machine, and find  it a marvel of simplicity through which the makers claim  durability. The t.\pos strike direct, moving only two  inches on a steel lied, giving speed and great manifolding  power. Each type at time of writing is locked, ensuring  perfect alignment. The writing is visible doing away  with the lifting of a heavy carriage; the touch is easy,  the response quick and the type do not appear to lock.  Ruling vertical and horizontal may bo done on it and the  price is less than half that of other standard machines,  do confident are the makers of the success of theii machine they will refund the money of any unsatisfied purchaser after a ten days' trial. The Thomson Stationery  Company of Vancouver and Nel.-on are to be congratulated on securing the general agency for B. C. The machines seem to us to be nt the top in merit and bottom in  price.  NELSON &.F0RT SHEPPARD  RAILWAY  Notice is hereby given thai the annual meeting of the  shareholders of the Nelson & Kort .Sheppard Railway  Company will beheld al the head ollice of the company  in the town of Nelson, iu Ihe province of British Columbia, at the hour of li o'clock p. in., of Wednesday, thelllh  day of July, IS07, for Ihe purpose of electing directors for  rsaid company, and for the transaction of such otherbusi-  noss as may be broiighrbeforesueh shareholders meet ing.  AUSTIN CtlBBIN 2nd. Secretary.  Dated llii*.2<ilh day of May. 1897. [June 5th]  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  The West Kootenay Power & Light Company are prepared to receive leaders for the excavation and removal  of about twenty thousand (20,000) cubic yards of rock  work on their power-house silc at Middle Ealls, Kootenay river, seventeen miles from Robson.on the Columbin  & Kootenuj* branch of 1 he C. P. Ii. All particulars will  be furnished on application to J. CI. Kellett, Resident  Engineer. P. 0. Box 30, Nelson. B. C.  Dated, Nelson. II. C. June 7th, 1807.  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will apply  lo Ihe board of licensing commissioners of llie Cily of  Nelson, at Lheir nexi sitting, for a license to sell liquor at  retail at the Sherbrooke Douse, situate on lol.s 5 and li,  block 01, Nelson. .JOSEPH STURGEON.  Dated at. Nelson, U. C. June ilth, 1807.  Application for Liquor License.  Notice i.s hereby given thai the undersigned will apply  lo Ihe Board of Licen-iiig Commissioners of I.he City of  NeNon, at (heir nexl sitting, for a license to sell liquorat.  wholesale at lheir premises, situate on lot :i. block 12,  Nelson. II. J. EVANS & CO..  p6r H. J. Evans.  Dated at Nelson, li. C, .Juno Dili, 1S07.  Application   for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that the under.-igiied will apply  to the Board of Lieen-ing Commissioners of the City of  Nelson, at l heir nexl mi ling, for a license to sell liquor at  retail at lhe Silver King Hold, situate on lol 8. block 10.  Nelson. JOHN JOHNSON.  Dated at Nelson, H. O.. Juno Oth, I8."I7.  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given thai the undersigned will apply  lothe Board of Licensing Conimi-sioners of the City of  Nelson, at lheir next sitting, for a license lo sell liquorat.  wholesale at. our premises, situate on I.he west half of lot  7, block 11, Nelson.     HUDSON'S HAY COMPANY.  por I!.  R.  Ronso.V.  Dated at Nelson, B.C., June Oth. IS07.  Application for Liquor, License.  Notice is hereby given I lint. Ihe undersigned will apply  lothe Board nf Licensing Commissioners of lhe City of  Nelson, at their next.*h ling, for a Ucenne lo sell liquorat  retail at Ihe Clarke Hotel, situate on lot 11. block 5,  Nelson. E. C. CLARKE,  . Dated at Nelson, II. C��� June IHh, 1807.  Application for Liquor License.  Nol ice is hereby given that the undersigned will apply  lothe Board of Licensing Commissioners of the Cil.v of  Nelson, at tliKir next silting, for a license to sell liquor at  retail at the Ivnoionav Hotel, situate ou the west half of  lol.n. block I. NeNon.       PETKH-SON & MALLI-.TTE.  Dated al Nelson, B, C, JiineOlh. 1807.  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby _iven that ihe undersigned will apply  lothe Board of Licensing Commissioners of the Cily of  Nelson, at their nexlsitting, for a license in sell liquor at  retail at the Nelson Hotel, siiujiiu on lot 10, block 1,  Nelson. STEVE WHITE.  Datedat, Nelson, B.C., J une Olh, 1S07.  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that llie undersigned will apply :  to the Board of Lieen-ing C'onimis-ioiicrs of lhe City."of  Nelson, at lheir next sill ing. for a license to sell liquorat  Madden Iloii.sC, situate on  lot 2. block 5,  CORPORATION  OF THE. CITY OF NELSON  TENDERS FOIj PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS.  Tenders for detailed plans, specifications and estimates of cost, of systems of water works and sewerage  for the city of Nelson will be received till 8 p. in. on  Jlonday, June 28th, 1897. Data can be obtained at lhe  office of the city engineer in Nelson.  The sum of Five Hundred Dollars will be paid for ac  copied plan*-.  Mink lenders,'"fenders for Plans and Specifications  W ater Works and .Sewerage," and address thein to "The  Mayor, City of Nelson, Nelson, British Columbia."  CIIAS. E. SEALEV, Cily Clerk. ���  Dated May2f��th. 1S07.  Certificate  of the  Registration  of a  Foreign  Company.  "COMI.'A.NH-S   AlT."   I'AUT   IV.,   A.VO   A MKNlll.VR    AlTS.  " KOOTI'.VA V-VACOIIA  I., r.  .Ml.vi.vc;  (i-oni:u:.v.)  CO.MI'A.VV,   I.IMITKI).'  retail a I. the  Nelson.  Dated at Nelson. B. C.  THOMAS MADDEN.  Jiliie0-.li, 1807.  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will apply  -lothe Board of Licensing Commissioners" of the City of  Nelson at their next sitting, for a license to sell liquor at  retail at the Hotel'I'liair. situate on lots II), 11, and 12,  block 13, Nelson. E.E. PIIAIR.  Dated at Nelson. B. C, June Olh, 1S07.  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that, lhe undersigned will apply  to the Board of Licensing Commissioners of Hie City of  Nelson at their next sitting, for a Hccpsc to sell liquor at  retail at the .Merchants' Hold, situate op! lot 7, hlock 5,  Nelson. CLKMENTS. ft MARTIN.  Dated at Nelsoii, B. C., June 'lib, 1807,    "  Application for Liquor License.  Notice js hereby given that the undersigned will apply  to the Board of Licensing Commissioner.- of the City of  Nelson at, their next sitting, for a license to sell liquor at  retail at his hotel,' situate on the west half of lot I block  2, Nelson. ' \V. A. WARD.  Dated at Nelson, B. C. June Oth. 1S97.  Application for Liquor, License.  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned' will apply'  to the Board of Licensing Commissioners" of the City of  Nelson al their next sifting, for a license to sell liquor at  retail at the Grand Hotel, situate on the east hall of lot  I, block 2. Nelson. ..JOHN BLOOMBERG.  Dated at. Nelson, B. 0., June Oth, ISO".  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will upply  to the Board'of Licensing Commissioners of the City of  Nelson at their nexl sitting, for a license to sell liquor by  wholesale at their premises, situate on lot I, block 2,  Nelson. '    TURNER. BEKTON & CO.,  per'Hk.vky B. Thomson, Manager,  Dated at Nelson, B. C, J line ilth, 1807,  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will apply  lo the Board of Licensing CJoinmissjoncrs of the City of  Nelson al their next sitting, for a license to sell liquor at  retail at the. Tremoiil Hotel, situate on lots li. 7 and  8. Block li Nelson. MALONK & TUEG1LLUS.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, June Oth, 18D7. I.June 12th|  Application lor Liquor License.  Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned will apply  to the Board of Licensing Commissioners of the City of  Nelson at their next sittinif, for a license to sell lin nor at  retail at the Central Hotel, situate on lot 8. Block 5,  Nelson. ISAAC HOLDEN.  Dated at Nelson. B. C, June llth. 1807. [June I2thl  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that lhe undersigned will apply  lo the Board of Licensing Commissioners of the City of  Nelson, at their next, sitting, for a license to sell liquor al  retail ul his hotel, situate on Lots 2:i and 21 Hlock ISi.  Nelson. AIHILPHK   LAPOINTE.  Dated at Nelson. B. C. May 27th. 1807. |.M��y ".folil  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given thatlhe undersigned "ill apply  lo lhe Board of 1,'iceiising ('oiiimissioners of the City of  N'elson. at lheir nexl silting, fur a license to sell liquorat  wholesale al their premises, situate on lot 22. block (!.  Nel.-on. CALIFORNIA  WINK COMPANY.  per J.  J.   ClIAMIIKK.-i.  Haled at Nel-on. II. C, June Dili. 1807.  Application for  Liquor License.  Notice is hcrcliv given thai the undersigned will, nl  the expii-alion of'lhirly tiny*, apply lo tin- stipcndiiiry  uiagistrale of Wesl Kootonay ilislriet for a license hi  sell honor bv rclnilnt his hold al Deer Pork. Lower A r-  rowla'kc.     " liOHKUT  KYLE  Dated lhis 18th day of May. I May 22.]  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given Ihut the undersigned will n't lhe  expiration of thirty days, apply to I he si ip< ndiary niagis-  irale of Wesl Kootenny dislricl, fur :i license to sell  honor bv retail nl hi" liul'el at Crawford Bey. B.C.  TIICMAS CYli.  Haled, June 1*1. IS07. |.luiic 51 h|  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that lhe undersigned will at lhe  expiration of thirty days, apply lo the stipendiary magistrate of West. Kootenay district, for a license lo sell  liiiunr by retail at his hotel, known as the Hotel Ymir at  Ymir. B.C. O. II. Bl'RDKN.  Dated, May 2!tth, 1807. |May "-���Olli]  Bcgistered lhe 22nd day of Eebruary, 1807.  T IIICHEBY CERTIFY that I have this day registered  ���*��� lhe " Ivooloimy-T.-icoma L. C. Mining Companv, Limited." (Foreign), under Ihe ���'Companies Act, Part IV,,"  " liei'istratinn of Foreign Companies, and Amending  Acts." i ,  "i no head office of the said Company is situated at the  City ot Taeoma, in the Slate of H ashington, L*. S. A.  The objects for whicli the company i.s eslablilhed are:  To do and conduct a general  mining business in the  United Slates of America, and in the Province of British  Columbia, Canada,  with limited liability to the .stockholders, as provided for by the laws governing such in  the Province of British Columbia. Canada; in addition  thereto, to iiurcha.se,. hold, lease, sell, mortgage, convev.  bond, and   otherwise dispose of any and all  kinds of  mines, mineral hinds, and mineral claims; to use. equip,  and operate the same, either separately or in conjunction  with any other  mines or mineral claims or wilh anv  other enterprise authorized by these articles of incorporation, cither in the Coiled States of America or in the  Province nf British Columbia. Canada; to construct, acquire, hold, lease, convey, and dispose of. niaiiilain and  operate railways, motor lines, wagon roads,jmd tramways, and build furnaces and reduciion works; to reduce,  smelt, and refine, any and all kinds of ore: to use. equip,  and operate the same, either separately or in conjunction  wilh any other railwajs. motor lines, wagon roads, tramways, furnaces, and reduction works in the United Stales  of America, or in the Province of British Columbia. Canada : lo acquire and operate water rights, ditches, lluines,  and other conduits and apparatus necessary for the appropriation. Use. und disposition of water'in operating  mills and  mines, running and operating electrical machinery in the United Stat esof Aineiiciand the Province  of British Columbia, Canada: lo purchase,acquire, hold,  creel, and operate electric light and power plants for the  purpose of mining and treating ores, and for the purpose  of furnishing light and creating power for all purposes  connected with such mining business in lhe United States  of America and Province of British Columbin. Canada;  In use. equip, and operate Ihe s iid railways, motor lincs,  uud other,appliances   with   steam.  olociYicul, or other  motive power; fo survey and  plat   into town lots and  blocks any or all real estate that  lhis Corporation iimj*  acquire: to sell, lease, and mortgage real and personal  property, or otherwise dispose of, incumber, all and singular tiie same, in connection with said mining business,  in tho United States of America and  ihe  Province of  British Columbia, Canada: to do ami conduct a general  ineicantile business, and such other transaclioiis as the  business of the Corporation may require.  Th>- capital stock of the said Company is Sl.OOO.OOO. divided inlo I.OOO.OIJO shares, of the par value of $1 each.  Ciivei'i under my bund and seal of ollice, nt Victoria.  Province of British Columbia, this 22nd day of February,  1807. ' S.  V.  WOOTTON.  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies'.  Notice   of   Application   for   Certificate  of  Improvements.  "  MOONSTONE AND ItlGIIT IIOWKIt MIXKIt.W. CLAIMS, SI'Il*-  ATU IN TIIK AINSWOIH'II MININO PIVISION OK W) _T  KOOTENAY OIsSTItlOT, AND I.OCATI'D AIIOI'T TIIKKK  QUAKTEKS OF A JIII.E SOL'Tll OI-* l.AliDO, AND ON THE  WEST SJllOltK OK KOOTKNAY LAKE.  Take notice that I. J. Hcrrick McGregor, acting as  agent for the Victoria Mining *t Di-veli.piiii-nl Company.  Limited Liability, free miner's certificate No. 77.518. intend  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining  recorder for a cerlificate of improvement*, for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above claims. And  further lake notice Ihataction, under section 117, must be  commenced before the issuance of such ccrtiflcale nf improvements. J. HEklMCI- McGREGOB.  Dated, this 21st day of April, 1807. [May8th]  Notice   of ; Application   for   Certificate   of  Improvements.  TAMA HACK    MINERAL   CLAIM. SITUATE    IN   TIIE   NELSON  .MINING DIVISION  OK  WEST KOOTENAY   DISTKICT.   AN1>  L0CATEM AllOUT ONE AND A  1IAI.K  MILKS  NOItTIIKA.sT  '   OK 'THE MOUTH  OK  WILD  HOUSE CHEEK.   AT   ITS   ENTRANCE INTO SALMON  HI VEIL  Take notice that I, W. 1). Mackay, P.L.S., a gent for J eh n  W. llandlen. free miner's certificate No. 75.110."intend,  sixty days from the dale hereof, lo apply to the mining  recorder for a certillcate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above claim. And  further take notice that action, under section 37. must be  taken before the issuance of such certificate of improvements. \V. D. JIACKAY.  Dated; this 2Sth day of April. 1837:'' TMay 1st.  Notice   of  Application   ror   Certificate   of  Improvements.  THE TENNESSEE MINEHAL CLAIM. SITUATE IN THE NKLSON MINING DIVISION OK WEST KOOTKNAY DISTRICT.  AND LOCATED AllOUT T1IHEE AND A IIAI.K MII.IS  NORTH OK TIIK HEADWATERS OK'QIMIITZ CKKKK. A  TRIUUTARY OK THE SALMON RIVER. AND AllOUT (INK  AND A OUARTER MILKS WEST EHOM THE NELSON AND  KORT SHEI'I'ARD  RAILWAY.        '     '     ;    >"  Take notice thai I. P. Wilson, acting as agent for the  Ifamiltoii& Rossland Gold Mining Company. Limited I.ia-  biliiy, free miner's certificate No. 70.320. intend sixty days  from tliodate hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for a  'certificate of improvements, for Ihe purpose of obtaining  a crown grant of, the above claim. And further take  notice thataction. under section 37. must he commenced  before the issuance of such cerlificate of improvements.  P. E. WILSON.  Dated, this Ith day of May, 1S97. IMay Slh]  Notice of Application to Purchase Land.  Sixty days after date I. the undersigned, intend to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for  nermissjbn to purchase tho undermentioned tract of  land:   PESCRIITION.  Commencing at a post marked "C.St.B.. NE." placed at  the head of 0 mile poinl on the south shore of the outlet  of Kootenay lake, thence 10 chains south, thence 10  chains west, more or less, to the outlet of Kootenay lake,  thence following the shore to the point of commencement, 100 acres more or less.     '   ,  CHARLES St. BAHBK.  Nelson, 211 h of May. 1807. |May20.|  Notice of Application to Purchase  Land.  Notice is hereby given that I. A. II. Evans, intend to  apply at the expiration of sixty days fr mi the publication  oi ih'is notice, to the commissioner of lands and w.uks lo  purchase the following unsurveyed. unoccupied, nnd unreserved crown lands, situate al or near White (iruuso  mountain, and embracing lands near continence of n Tib  nnd west branch of final creek, a tributary of Cent river.  in ihe Coal river mining division of the district of West  Kootenay. Hrilish Columbia.  i>::sri!ii"TioN.  Commencing al initial post marked "A.O. E.'-" N. I-:.  corner," lliencc due norlb III chains, ihcnee due west Nl  chains. Iheie-e ilue south ID chains, thence due east so  I'liains In piiiut nf eommeiieeuieiil, containing 320 acre-  more or le.-.*. A. O. EVANS.  Dated lhis I lib day of May. 1S007. |June lilt It J  Notice of Application to Purchase Land.  Nol Ice is hereby given that I. L. P. Merrimaii, intend  to apply al the expiration of sixty days from the publication nf this notice, lo lhe commissioner of lamls and  works, lo purchase the following unoccupied, unsiii-veyeil  and unreserved lands, siluale at or-near White (ir..u*i*  mountain, and embracing lands near confluence of north  and west branch of Coal i-re. k. a tributary nf Coal ri\ er.  in the Coat river mining di\ ision of U'.sl Kootenay ilislriet. British ('olunibia. .  ni'sruiiTloN'.  I'ninincneiin,' at initial posl marked "I,. P. ?.I.'s N. K.  corner." Ihence due south III chains, tin nee duo west SU  chains. Ihence due north 10 chains, thence due east Ml  chains Io point of cninmcnccinont. containing 32u acres  more or less. L. P. MKKIilMAN.  Dated this llth day of May. 1S07. |.hine lit Ii  **  COUNTY   COURT   SITTING.  Silling of lhe count' court of Koolenay will b" holden  nl Ihe court house. City of Nelson, nn the l.'Uh day of  Julv. ai lloVlnck in llie forenoon.  E. T. II. SIMPKINS, Acting Registrar uf Court.  Dated this Isl day nf June. A. I). 1807. [June ;Mh|  THETpUP BUYS OLD ^ACS  haSS??'  :. ���.-..--���  ���  ���'<>,��� J,'-, r  S^fiill&it^ THE  TRIBUNE:   NELSON,  B.C., SATURDAY; JUNE 2(1,  1897.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  F. J. Finucane, manager of"die Bank oi"  ���Montreal at _\e\v Denver, spent a I'ew  day,.'in Nelson this week, lie claimed  that one ol the greatest needs oi' his town  and section was a good wagon road between Sandon, Three Forks, and New  Denver. Over two thousand dollars i'or  that purpose were subscribed in New  Denver, and if tlie government is equally  libera], the road will be built.  -.John O'Regan, foreman of the Last  Chance mine, Slocan district, came down  to Nelson to make a clean up on a little  real estate deal in which he has had  money i'or a year, He lei't for Sandon on  Wednesday with his original capital increased by Al percent.  W. It. Will, one of West Kootenay's all-  round speculators, arrived in Nelson from  Three Forks on .Monday. He claims that  the mine owners on the south fork of  Kaslo river, as well as those on the north  fork of Carpenter creek, are entitled to  some consideration at the hands of the  government. The former should be  assisted in building a wagon road and the  latter in building a good trail.  Joshua Davies of Victoria, one of the  I'-'jfest owners in the Nelson Cicy Land <fc  Improvement Compauy, is sojourning in  ��� Nelson. .Much of the land owned by hi.s  company adjoins Nelson and was subdivided into town lots several years ago.  The growth of Nelson is attracting attention to this property, and if the company  would only spend sufficient money to  make a.good road through a portion of it,  to make the lots accessible, buyers would  pay higher prices.  The Canadian Pacific's new steamer on  Slocan lake is the speediest craft on the  inland waters of British Columbia. She  . covers the distance between Slocan City  and New Denver in an hour. But she is  not speedy enough to run the old reliable  William Hunter off the route'.   ,  R. A. Ren wick, who has edited The Tribune with more or less wisdom for over a  year, left Nelson for Victoria on Tuesday.  When he returns he will be a wiser and a  sadder man���he will be wedded.  Alderman Malone represented Nelson at  the Diamond Jubilee celebration at Rossland on Tuesday. He claims that the  street decorations were alone worth the  trip. The principal features of the celebration were mayor Scott's address and a  procession of little girls.  All the transportation companiescenter-  ing at Nelson have made a single-fare-for-  round-trip rate far the Dominion Day  celebration at Nelson.  The loyal British residents of Spokane  celebrated the 22nd at Ben Norman's  ranch on Little Spokane river. O'eorge  Arthur Bigelow was present.  Lee Coombs of Rossland is in Nelson,  merely to see his real estate holdings.  He wishes he could live in a town where  the people have time to swap yarns between trades.  ���Jesse A. Bigelow is back from a prospecting trip in the .Fort Steele section of  East Kootenay. He reports that country  overrun with prospectors and men looking for work. Fort Steele is quite a! town,  but Wardner is only one in name. Mr.  Bigelow came, across the mountains to  J'ilot Bay, leaving his party camped on  the summit.  Edward Applewhaite & Co. have moved  their office from the corner of .Victorkt  and Kootenay streets to the second story  of the Thompsou bookstore building; ou  Baker street.  Capt. Hay ward and Scott McDonald  have purchased an interest in the  Ainsworth and Nelson group of claims  located at the head of Kokanee creek.  The claims were', formerly owned by  Messrs. Leudruru and Proctor. It is the  intention of the present owners to do  considerable work upon the properties  this season.    ��� .  H. G. Neelands was up at the.Athabasca  mine this week and secured several good  photographs of the men working on the  property. There are twelve men at work.  A shaft is being sunk on tlie ledge to  connect with the 200 foot tunnel, which  has a depth of 50 feet. The ledge in the  tunnel varies in width'from 18 inches to -J  feet.      ���  Mrs. W. J. Guest of Winnipeg, accompanied by her t.vo children, i.s on a visit  to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P.  Robinson of this town. "  The twins which were born to the  wife of S. J. Roberts last week have  the distinction of being the first twins  born in Nelson. The twins are. healthy  youngsters���a boy and a girl���and weigh  about eight pounds each. Their advent  brings the muster of the young Roberts  uji to eight.  Joshua Davies, managing director of  the Nelson City Land 6c Improvement  Company, after an examination of lot  siSa, commonly called Bogustown, has  decided not to offer any lots in the  addition for sale until the same has been  resurveyed. -He has recommended the  expenditure of $1,000 upon the property  to put it in shape. Nelson avenue is to  lie remade from the water front to the  limit of the addition, and Anderson street  from Nelson avenue to Oak street, where  it is proposed to connect witha road to  the town. First street is also to be opened  up to the Nelson & Fort Sheppard railway  terminus.  of   Rossland    was   in  in   hi.s   search  for  a  Jack Quincy.    Quincy  witness  in a murder case,  We have ju'sL received another lot of Ladies' Fine Shirt  Waists, made of Organdy and Dimity Detachable White  Collars and���Cuffs; also Collars and Cuffs to match Waists.  An early inspection of these goods arc asked, as they,arc  apidlv.     Mail  orders will receive prompt attention.  se  ling  O.  F.   Wegener  Nelson   this   week  prospector  named  is wanted as a  and it is said that if he can be found the  innocence of a man: sentenced to be  hanged in Seattle can be established.  Quincy was last heard of in Rossland,  .and i.s now supposed to be somewhere in  houthern Kootenay. Those having any  J-nowledge     of     his     whereabouts    are  requested to communicate with O. F.  Wegener of Rosslaiid, but as no  description of Quincy is given, most  people will have difficulty in locating him.  The Nelson City Land 6z Improvement  Company has placed lot 182, commonly  known as the Davies Addition to Nelson,  in the hands of Messrs. Morris, McLean 6c  .Co. i'or sale. The lots in the addition  have a o0 foot frontage with a depth of  120 feet. The roadways are 75 and GO  feet wide, and the alleyways in the  rear of the lots are .1(5 feet wide. As  the company is desirous of making this  addition the residential portion of the  city, the lots will be sold at a reasonable figure, with liberal concessions to  those who take the lead in erecting  dwellings worth $500 or over. The map  of the addition and further particulars  respecting the conditions of sale can be  had at the office of Morris, McLean &  Co., in the Clements '& Hillyer block.  Joseph Frederick Ritchie of Rossland is  in the liveliest city in British Columbia.  The directors of the Kootenay Lake  General Hospital beg to acknowledge  with thanks a parcel of periodicals from  Mrs. G. R. Robson: a parcel of cast off  clothes from IT. F. Langton, and two  gallons of brandy from IT. J. Evans & Co.;  also $9.05 from collection boxes.  An election for school trustee will be  held on Tuesday next. The retiring director, G. R. Robson, has served the people  well, but does not care for another term  under existing conditions. A good school  will go far toward influencing men with  families to make Nelson their home, aud  the school directors should be alive to  that fact. Jf the directors make an effort  in that direction, they will have the support of the people; otherwise, they will  not. Mr., Robson had better reconsider  his determination to quit the job.  J. H. Vanstoue is opening a drug store  and assay office at the corner of Baker  and Josephine streets.  Farley 6c Lapointe .expect to have a part  of their new Grand Central hotel open for  business by July 1st.  Tom Collins is thinking seriously of  writing a novel, which will have for its  groundwork the many escapes from the  jail at Nelson.  One of the special features of the procession on the forenoon of Dominion Day  will be gaily decorated floats laden with  little girls. This is iu charge of a committee of ladies, of whom Mrs. Stanley,  Mrs. "Blake" Wilson, Mrs. LaBau, Mrs.  Madden, and Mrs. Seaman are taking an  active part. ���'    >  R." Marpole, who is now general superin-  tendant of the Pacific division of the  Canadian Pacific railway, was in Nelson  yesterday. He did not hand over to the  mayor deeds for, the lots on which the fire  hall stands, although it was rumored that  was the special business that brought  him so far away from the main line.  Sherman Eastman's father,5 who is 83  years of age, arrived from Cheney, Washington. l!i--t week. He was somewhat  surpi--- 'I ;������ iii.d that the air was just as  I'm re iu.u uu's people just as orderly up  here in Her Majesty's possessions as down  in L'ncle Sam's domains.  The one special feature of the celebration at Nelson on the 22nd, was an oration  by Mr. II a gel from the balcony of the  Clements & Hillyer block and the singing  of "God Save the Queen" by the crowd in  attendance.  If Baker and the other streets in Nelson  are not as level as billiard tables by Dominion Day. Mat Kelly and Jake Serson  will never get another job under the present administration.  SHORT   BITS   OF, NEWS    PROM   KASLO.  surrounds the saw mill property of Mr.  Buchanan,1 and in addition block 12, and  the southern half of block 11 of map 303  A and block i of map 393. Exemption  was asked by a bylaw submitted to the  ratepayers in 1895, aud defeated at that  time. The new bylaw covers a less area,  and may be more favorably considered.  It is claimed'on behalf of the railway that  it was promised to the Kaslo-Kootenay  ,Laud Company, with which the railway  company is closely allied, that railway  property should be exempted from taxation as a condition of the land company  consenting to incorporation. Besides, the  railway company claims that it should-be  under no more stringent conditions in  regard to municipal taxation than it was  in respect of provincial taxation under its  act of incorporation. There is much to be  said on both sides, and the subject will  doubtless be thoroughly ventilated before  it is finally passed.  Fdsvin Cummings of the Hotel Slocan  has announced his intention of adding two  stories to his hotel building, one to be  used as guest chambers and the other as  a public hall, provided the city council  will approve the work. He proposes to  strengthen the building from the foundation aud otherwise make the walls capable of sustaining the increased weight.  Fletcher & Fletcher of The Club, at the  corner of Front and Fourth streets, propose to add to the present premises which  they occupy, and have applied to the  council i'or the privilege of laying a private sewer from their premises to the lake,  promising to carry it out below low-water  mark.  D. C. McGregor's building on Front  street is now receiving the finishing  touches, and when completed will present  a very handsome appearance. It has  been leased by J. J. Sehl, and is already  filled with a large stock of furniture.  The new offices of the Bank of British-  North America- in Alexander's building,  on the corner of Fifth and Front streets,  are being fitted up in a very elaborate  manner. A brick vault with steel doors  has been constructed and is nearly  finished. The counters are elaborate and  the whole arrangement as convenient as  they-can be made. These apartments,  when completed, will be second to none,  similarly used, in the whole district.  Complaint is made that parties conduct  themselves in an unseemly, manner by  publicly bathing on the east side of the  lake, in full view of boating excursionists.  The place is outside civic jurisdiction, but  the authorities will doubtless find some  way to deal with.the diversions of these  shameless people of both sexv  The rush of prospectors desiring to record new locations, continues at the mining recorder's office." Last week there  were as many as 100 locations, and during  the present week, the office has been continuously crowded during business hours.  The transfers have, however, been of a  minor character.  Cockle -6c Papworth have purchased  from F. J. Donaldson the lot immediately  east of their hotel'on Front street, aud  will erect a store building upon the property. The price paid was considerably in  advance of the assessed value, which was  considered somewhat high when made.  of  ���James Poirier has sold to E.Miner an  undivided one-half interest in the Horseshoe, a mineral claim situate ou the  north side of Granite creek, six miles from  Sanca. for the sum of $500.  (.William S. Lewis of Spokane has purchased an undivided l-18th interest in the  Mammoth. Copper King, and Big Four  mineral claims, situate on White Grouse  mountain, from A. A. Evans of Kalispel,  Montana. The announced consideration  is nominal.  Alderman  Buchanan has  introduced a  bylaw to exempt the Kaslo & Slocan Railway Company from municipal taxation.  The area  for which  exemption is asked J  comprises  very nearly sixty   acres, and  Notice   of   Application   for   Certificate  Improvements.  Oltll'NTAI. MINKI-AI. CLAIM, HITL'ATK IX TIIK NKLSON  MININO DIVISION OI-" WKST KOOTKNAY DISTI'ICT, AMI  I.OUATKU ON TIIK I.KI-T HANK OK KOOTKNAY ItlVKIt,  OI'I'OSITK TIIK  MOUTH  OK SLOCAN  UIVKH.  Tuko notice that 1, X. K Tmviisuiul, i-getil for Kiib.rt  .1. Bculej*. free minor's cui'liflcutu No. i.'i.SM, .intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining  recorder for n certillcate of improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above claim. And  further take notice that action, under section ,')7, must be  taken before the issuance of such certillcate of improvements. N. K. TOWN'.SICNl).  Dated, this L'lth day of June. 1S!)7. (June _UthI  Notice of Application  to  Purchase Land.  Notice is hereby given that I, G. II. Owen, intend to  apply al the expiration of sixty days from the publication of this notice, to the commissioner of lands and  works to purchase the following unsurveyed. unoccupied, anil unreserved crown lands, situate on the north  shore of the west arm of Kootonay lake, in the Nelson  mining division 0.4 the district of West Ivootemiy. British  Columbia.   DKSCItll'TION.  Commencing at initial post marked "G. IT. Owen S. 10.  corner," lliencc due west 10 chains, thence due north III  chains, IheiH-e duo east 10 chains, thence due south 10  chains to point of commencement, containing 10(1 acres  more or less. G. II. OWEN.  Dated day of ,18117. |.Iuiie 2(ith]  SERVANT GIRL WANTED  A good all-round servant girl wanted. Apply at J.  l''re<l Hume's residence, corner Wnrd and Hoover  streets, Nelson.  A carload of Nails an<i am prepared to quote prices to Builders  and Contractors lower than has ever before quoted in Kootenay.  We carry in stock a full, line of Builders' Hardware, Stoves, Iron,  Steel, Anvils, Bellows, Shovels, Picks, Hammers, Powder, Fuse,  Caps, Etc., and a complete stock of Groceries, and with our large  and our knowledge of the requirements of the country we. claim to  be better able to fit out a prospecting party or a mining company  with supplies than any other house in the city or district. Sole  agents for the Giant Powder Company, and the Gurney Stove and  Range Company. '  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON.  Just received..,  'HE latest styles of Ladies' Purses and Card Cases,  and Gents' Pocket Books and Purses. The prices  are right and  the goods the best manufactured   W���  Fo  Teetzel  & Co.  DRUGGISTS  W.   F. TEETZEL & CO.  Agents for 11. Lawrence Spectacles and Kyc Glasses  Kyesight tested free  We are just placing in stock the finest line of READY MADE CLOTHING  ever brought into the city  t  HONEST WELL MADE GARMENTS  that will give satisfaction.  An entirely new stock of FELT HATS AND CAPS  in the latest styles and makes  A Magnificent line of Scotch Tweeds and Worsteds, and West of  England Trousering's, suitable for spring wear.  A special feature of Fancy Worsted Suitings.  BAKER STREET, NELSON  ONEY   MAKERS   AND   TIME   SAVERS  WHEELER & WILSON     NEW WILLIAMS  DOMESTIC    RAYMOND    WHITE    ZENITH  "THAT'S WHAT WE ARE, THE SIX OF US."  Easy Payments and  Liberal  Discounts  Jacob Dover, Jeweler, Nelson  P.  Our premises have just been generally overhauled  and greatly enlarged. Stock has also been increased.  We carry everything that a man can want, and the  prices   are   right.      En'g.   City   K.   Boots our specialty.  J. A. GILK  18 and 20  BAKER   STREET  BRANCH MARKETS   ....   .  Rossland and Trail, in Trail Creek District ,  Three Forks and Sandon, in Slocan District  Kaslo in Ainsworth District I  Prepared to supply consumers with everything- in the way of fresh and eured meats.  Orders by mail carefully filled and promptly forwarded.  IiH  ���-<*)_  \  IWIl-jHJM.-M__J-_UHI_-i��-_i  _K_��mt����i_m��w��M_��l_���^

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