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 'aMx.  East an& Til est Kootenay  Have   Better Showings  for Mines than  any  other Sections on the Continent  of America.  Capital anb Brains  Can   Both   be   Employed   to   Advantage   in  the  Mining Camps of East and  West   Kootenay.  FIRST   YKAR.-NTO.  KELSON,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,  THURSDAY,  JUitfl.  2'.),   LSI  PRICE .TEN  CENTS.  A   PEOPLE   "WITH   A   GRIEVANCE.  They Claim That Nelson  Has Too Ei_" a Pull  on the Appropriations.  The RevelstokeStsir says 'Mt scorns impossible I'or Tin-: Tbibiwk to he fairsind  just in connection willi t.lic division of the  .'impropriations   for  West  lvootenay  district," and thou goes on to say that of the  $7a.()0() appropriated  for the district, Nelson gets it all except .$ 12,i30().    The Star is  I'oolish, and little attention should be paid  its utterances.    In the lirst place, the appropriations   ['or the district  were:   Salaries ol" officials, $15.100 ; education, $38(50:  new  government buildings, $ 12,000; hospitals and  charities, $2,<X)(); fire departments. .-WOO:  and for roads, streets, trails,  and brides. $-11.000.    All  the appropriations, except   the one  I'or  roads, streets,  trails, and  bridges, are specific;  that for  roads,   streets,   trails,   and   bridges   is a  lump ono. except that .fisiOOU is specified as  I'or the Kaslo wagon   road and $1000 for a.  wharf at New   Denver.    Deducting these  two amounts from the total, and we have  Sji.iO.OOO   left:  of  this amount $1 _.���>()(), or  over one-third, has" boon apportioned for  work   in   the   Revelstoke end  of the district.    'Wo believed that that; amount was  sis much sis the Revelstoke end wn-sen titled  to, and ssiicl so.   Wo believe, further, however, that the development of the mineral  claims in   the   Revelstoke  end   of the district has not reached the stage that would  warrent the government in building roads  to theseverhl camps, more especially when  the amount available would not complete  any one of tla; many  roads asked   for by  the iiiinoownerswho have interests in that  end of the district.    We.belicve. still further, that it is for the best interests ol the  mining industry of the district that a good  road    bo    built    to    connect    the    mines  in   the   Slocan   district   with   navigable  water on  Kootonay and Slocan hakes, I'or  the simple reason'that the mines in that  district are so far developed that ore can  be shipped from  them.  a. c< ndition that  does not exist, in the; mines in the country  tributary to Kevelstoke.    The building of  a trunk  road  to the Slocan mines would  uot necessarily benefit Nelson more than  other towns in   the southern  end of tho  district: but even  if  it did,  the government would only be spending money received   from   the  townsite  (if   Nelson, a  source from which it has derived two dollars for every one that it has expended  I'or the benefit of the people of Nelson.  In  winding  up its display of  narrow-mindedness,  the Star  .says:    "Till':. Tuibun'i-:  may feel sore at the fact that the immense  ledges of the Lardeau are so far from Nelson and so near to  Revelstoke, and at the  additional fact that the face.of the prospector i.s turned northward, but that is no  excuse for its malicious attempt to injure  the prospectors and claim owners in the  Lardeau  for the sake of currying   favor  with  the  American   magnates of Kaslo.  Thk Tuibunic,  to   be consistent,  should  locate south of the boundary line."   The  Star  need   not  worry  itself   about  Till;;  Tii!��UNi_ and  tlie Americans.    If it were  not for the latter, the mining industry in  Kootenay would be at a standstill; and if  it was not for the former, the people of  Revelstoke would be without grievances,  a condition  that would  be the death of  many of them.  of (ax discrimination in favor of married  pai'ties or otherwise.  In earlier time marriage was compulsory.  The great world conquerors wanted material for'their armies, and so heavy penalties wero laid on neglect to marry.  One interesting question which tho census figures do not answer is this: "How  many of these .'3,000.000 bachelors are single  from choice rather than necessity'*'"  The factors affecting the ability to support a wife ha.vo been very much changed  under the new industrial and commercial  condition. So great has' become the competition for places among the higher pursuits and so largely have women come to  fill positions once exclusively occupied by  men that the bureaus of industrial statistics show a, larger and larger percentage  of men in these pursuits whose incomes,  from their point of view, will not permit  thorn to marry.  It is easy to scold the young men in this  matter���quite as easy to find fault with  the young women who are looking out for  husbands with plenty of ready money.  Hut there is nothing iu the published census regarding the average-earnings of certain classes of workers which at all warrants the conclusion- that the majority of  these 8.000.000 unmarried men remain  single through wilfulness rather than  what thev deem necessitv.  Mr. Kellie is Not to Blame.  A correspondent writes from New Denver: "The government appropriation for  this wagon road [meaning the road from  New Denver to Three Ivories | isonly $2000.  We have to thank .Mr. Kellie for the fact  that so little of the money .appropriated  for West Kootenay is being expended in  this section. The mineral district around  New Denser has prior and far superior  claims to that section in which .Mr. Kellie  happens to have a. townsite aud to whieh  so much of the appropriation has been diverted." Mr. Kellie has nothing whatever  to do with the expenditure of the appropriations in West Kootenay district, more  tJia.ii any other citizen. If he lias more influence with the government than our correspondent, for instance, and through that  influence gets a liberal share of the appropriations expended in the section in which  lie has interests, he is not deserving of  censure: but the government is, for expending money where such expenditure is  not justified by the development of tin-  country.  Two Minds With But a Single Thought.  ! TIIK   Ml I.l-  Reliable Railroad News.  The railroad hews of the week can he  summed up ��������� u fow lines. 'Good progress  is reported'as being made on the Nelson it  Fort Sheppard and the clearing of the  right-of-way has been let on the Canadian Psicilic from Revelstoke south.  What is being done on the' Kaslo  it Slocan is known only at Kaslo.  outsiders like Till-: Tuiurxio not being  allowed to see anything except 4he  depot, which stands as a monument of the  erergy of the railroad company. On the  Nakiisp 6c Slocan nothing is yet being  done, but a telegram to Tine Tuiiu'xk,  dated Vancouver. June 2ord. says that  "work will be let in ten days." All the  above news can be considered strictly reliable, but what follows is only given for  what it is worth. When at St.'l'aid, W.  J. Hennessey, one of the owners iu the  Noble Five group of mines in Slocan district, heard the rumor that flic Great  Northern bad acquired control of the Spokane it Northern, and that the latter road  would not stop at Nelson, but be built on  up the outlet to the lake.  m u.icn���conn wn.i,.  Kasln l-'xaiiiiner, _lili : I  "There are many things. !  which in !i new country like  West IConIciiiiy tend lorc-  liinl il-*_fi*iiwtli'iLiul blsist its  progress. ���Of those many,  one of tlio worst in its influences for evil, is llie violent jealousy which animates its (litl'ci'unt sections  and its many growing  towns. Kvcry, or any  favor, bestowed upon one  section in* town, is enei"get;  icnlly (leerieil by the other.  The uliiimsof anyone town,  as advanced by its citizens,  are its violently denied by  the next, and so the battle  wages. Tlie public on the  outside, seeking information, stand amazed.    *   :!   r'  Is this good for thegeneral  woifiii'o of our country? Is  it conducive to the building  n|> of 'either or any of the  districts or towns engagi'd  in such a controversy.'  There can be only one  answer. No! no! A thousand times nn!"  I.N" TIIK ('Ol OA-  NCT.  ICu-iO Claim. 23rd:. '"Tlie  very day on which llie railway communication with  New Denver becomes assured, Nelson is cut oil' entirely. Freight rates to  New Denver and Nakusp  are cheaper and lower than  to Nelson and Kaslo. The  rate to Nelson and Ivaslo is  tlie same. Where could Nelson be in this eiuergeney?  Well, that is loo easy. She  would be situated on a  branch of a river, remote  from commerce, and her  only chance for recognition  would be found iu the peaceful serenity which would be  so much appreciated by old  ladies anil invalids, that is.  when, or rather after, the  objcctionablesoeial feat ures  now exist ing had been remedied and removed."  The Bottom Dropping Out.  Silver is down to 7.'! cents an ounce, a  drop of 10 cents in the last week. This  fall in price means nothing if not that the  great linancial houses of Furope have  combined to make silver a coiuiuoditv,  like copper or load or iron. Half the silver mines in the world will be forced to  close down, for notwithstanding thestate*  incuts of the gold bugs, the cost of producing an ounce of silver, the world over,  is over $1.20 an ounce, and at only a few  exceptionally rich mines <  duced at even the prevai  (rents ill) ounce. The mines in this section  are exceptionally rich, but that many of  them will be worked is a question. The  fates seem to be in league against us.  A Tribune Statement Disputed.  lti"via.sToici*. .Inne-llUi, IS!l."l.  To tiik ICiirroit ok Tin* Titiuc.���.'!���:: I seein this week's  Timers'* a statement, to the ell'ect that the Kaslo post-  ollioe handles more mail matter than any ether ollu;e hi  Wesl Kootenay. Yon will. I think, lind on investigation  Unit, the Kevelstoke poslolliee lias that distinction.  c. ������:. SHAW.  Tin-" Tmm.xioV statement was that the  Ivaslo office handled more "letters" than  all the other offices in A Vest lvootenay  combined, and the statement was correct.  The fact that Revelstoke handles all Canadian mail matter to and from lvootenay  Lake points is not disputed: but that is  mail inattorin transit, not "letters" sorted  and handed out at the Revelstoke office.  More (ban one-half of fill the people in  West Kootenay district, excluding the  men now tit work on the Nelson __��� Fort  Sheppard railway, were in and around  Ivaslo this spring, and although not (here  now. their "letters" continue coming to  tin; Kaslo ollice.  in   it be  prn-  iug   price,  TA  bachelors in the  is meant there  years old who  Three   Million   Bachelors.  According  to   the   last census   reports  there are  over :j.()00,(K)()  United States, by  which  are :j,(XM),(XH) men* over .50  have never been married.  This fact, of course, furnishes a. very  handy text for all sorts of comment and  suggestion. Now and then tlie scheme is  advocated of making neglect of msitri-  money a statu Lory offense., cither by  way  A Good Map of the Two Kootonays.  A proof of Frank Fletcher's map of  lO.M.st and West Koolenay has been received from "Montreal, where it will be  printed. It is on a scale of six miles to  the inch, and is large enough to show the  exact location of every lot of laud in the  two districts for which a crown grant has  been issued. It also shows the location  and course of the creeks and rivers, the  location of the lakesand towns, the routes  of the railways, and the character of the  different sections of the districts. As  soon as Mr. Fletcher can make ths necessary corrections, the proof will be returned to the printer. It is expected (he  map will be on sale within a .month, and  when it is it will be at a price so low that  e. e -y free miner iu the tho two Kootenays  will be aide to purchase one.  A Private Bank Closed.  Word was telephoned down from Kaslo  last night that J. M. Rurko A* Co.'s private  b.ink at that place had closed its doors. It  is not likely that depositors will lose anything, as'the bank was reported in a safe  condition at the time of the bank failures  at Spokane three weeks ago. What effect  the closing will have on the business interests of the lake country is problematical; more than likely it will cause several  business houses at both Ivaslo and Nelson  to sail'.pretty elnse to tlie wind.  Breathes there the man with sotd so dead,  Who never to himself hath said,  This is my own-'-my native land.  Whose heart has ne'er within him burned,  As home his footsteps he hath turned,  From wandering on a. foreign strand:  If such there lie, go mark him well:  For him no minstrel's strain shall swell.  Tlie' Golden  Nugget Expose.  The    following   hitter    regarding   the  ("���olden  Nugget expose that appeared in  Tiik Tmni'NK some time ago i.s from John  Keen, a gentleman well known at Ivaslo,  and who atone, time was chief engineer  of   the  Kaslo  A*   Slocan   railway.    Tiik  . Tiom'Nio had no other object in view than  exposing what it believed to be a swindle,  and  if its statements were untrue, it is  strange they have not been contradicted  ere this by men who have visited the fabulously  rich  mine,   for  no  mine of   like  richness has so long remained  tin visited  by some one entirely disinterested. Yet, as  Mr. Keen says ho is the only one who lias  put up any  money on the deal,  he certainly should  have a  hearing, and  Thk  Tkiiu'NK gladly accords it to him:  ,lune--nd. 189���.  TRAIL   CREEK   DISTRICT.  -_A.,T-  . pro^ra/rj ..of . Sporty  (OFPICIALI  1 (HI  S 2 00  1  IKI  2 no  7 (��)  :i iki  7 IKI  :i on  :"> Ull  a no  7 IKI  :i on  ,') IKI  2 no  7 (KJ  :: on  7 Ot)  :i oo  7 on  ,"l 00  FOR THE AFTERNOON  OF FRIDAY,  JUNE   30TH =EE  First Seeond  Prize   Prize  aO-yarcl rare, for boys under l;"i years ."?  Jill-yard race, for girls under I"! years   loo-yard race, for fat. men over 200 pounds,  ."iil-y'aril and return handicap race, for free  millers, handicap a ,'i0-poiind pack   10!)-ya rd race   ail-yard li-leggcd race   aO-vard sack race   Wheelbarrow race   Obstacle race (over or I lirough f> obstacles)  100-yai'd hurdle race lovor-l ."M'l'nt, hurdles)  Km ranee fee for all races except 100-yard race ad cents:  for 100-yard race >jl. No enl ranee fee for boys" and Kirls'  races.   Not less than I to start in all races.  First Second  I  Banning high jump S  Punning broad jump ���    Standing high jump.   Standing broad jump   Throe standing broad jumps    Standing hop, step, and junip   Punning hop, step, and jump    Polo jump for height   Polo jump for distance-��� ���   Putt ing 17-pound shot   Throwing 10-pound hammer   Tossing 12-foot caber   Kntranee fee  ���">() cents.     Four to contest.  Kncli contestant, to have 'I trys.  Climbing greased pole   Oaleh'ng greased pig   Tug-or'-war (contesting teams from ICa:lo  ���   and Nelson to be made up of not loss than  1") men, the names to be sent to the eom-  mittt.ee of arrangements not. later than  June -_.St.li) *........ ...:  run  I 'ri/.o  a 00  S 2 00  ,') (HI  2 00  a (10  2 (K)  ;"> (1(1  2 00  ;-> 00.  ���1 00  .���i 0(1  2 00  a lit)  2 00  iVOf).  2 00  f> (HI  2 00  a (10  2 00  a Oil  ���> (Kl  a IKI  2 00  nil  games,  I *l*|/.(!  ��111 (HI  aim  A ball in the pavilliou in the evouiny  iiience at !I:.*I0 o'clock.  oil 00  Dancing to com-  FOR THE FORENOON OF SATURDAY.  (DOMINION DAY.)  Single canoe race   Double canoe race      Single boat race   Double boat race   Kntranee fee 10 per cent  of lirst, prize,  and start in canoe races, and :t in boat race  First Second  Prize   Prize  S io on a :> oo  iii oo    io iki  10 00        ;"> IKI  I'll IKI        10 IKI  Four to enter  FOR  THE AFTERNOON OF SATURDAY.  (DOMINION DAY.)  First Second  Prize  11(1 IKI  10 0(1  Q_artcr-milc running race. 2 in .'I..  i  Slow mule race, I(K) yards   KKi-yard running race. -  in .'I,  winner of  <iuai"lt"i"-iuile race burred. '   Hurdle race. 100yards, over I :i-l'ool hurdles  Kntrnnco fee 10 percent of lirst prize,  and If to start in all races.  No appeal will be entertained by the coinniilti  rnngemeiils from decisions rendered by judge.-,  race or game.  Prize  .SHI IKI  To 00  ".'.*i IHI  Four to  ;w oo  III  IKI  inter  e rd ul"-  in   any  Committee of Arrangements.  FRANK FLETCHER, A. H. BUCHANAN,  JOHN   HOUSTON.  We extend  n   cordial   invitation  to  all   people,  whether ('anadian or  American  born, to join us in celebrating, a.t Nelson, the nataldny of the Dominion of Canada.  COMMITTEE   OF   INVITATION.  CHARLES VAN NESS, JOHN JOHNSON, BRUCE CRADD0CK, THOMAS  MADDEN,  R. E. LEMON, GEORGE A. BIGELOW, F. J. SQUIRE,  W. J. WILSON, GEORGE NEELANDS.  Residents of the lake towns wishing to attend  on  Friday, and either return on  Friday night or si  night or on Sunday afternoon.    Or they can come  urday, aud return on  Saturday night or on Sunday  down on the Ainsworth on  Saturday and   return  on  can come down on  ay over and  return  down on   the same  i ftcrnooii  the same  the Spokane  on Saturday  boat, on Sa t-  Oi' they can come  boat on  Mondav. if  they do not wish to return'sooner by the Spokane or the Nelson. Residents of  Ronner's Ferry can come down on the State of Idaho on Friday and return on the  same bout on Saturday night. Heduced rates will be given on all stcambonls on  Kootonay lake. Residents of the Columbia river towns and camps can reach Nelson  on Friday night and leave I'or home on Sunday afternoon at .'! o'clock. Reduced  rates will be given on both steamboats mid railroads. The program as printed  above will be carried out to (he letter, except that no teams have been entered  for the tug-of-war contest, hence there will be no contest between picked teams,  the contest, if at takes place, will be between teams chosen on lhe ground and will  b..�� .for whatever pri/.o the coiniiiil tee of arrangements may see fit   to give.  al'OKAN*.  To tiik Karri)!* nrTiiK Titaic.vii: On my return from  Chicago where I had been during the pant six weeks my  attention was drawn ton paragraph in your valuable  journal of the 4th of May last, containing some remarkable slat einents regarding I he above and lam sure you  will, wit li your usual fairness, allow me to correct, the al-  legaticms of your informant.  Theartiele states ������ that a purl Ion of the stock has been  "'sold lo Spokane  pnrlies.  tlmt. ;i man formerly well-  " known in   Kaslo is in* the Kast selling stock, and thai.  '" the Ureal Northern railroad ofiicinlt* are being roped in."  Allow me tostato:  1st. That the company has not oll'ered, or sold ii single  share of ntock to any living man, nor has it advertised  any for sale.  _nd. Thai this company lias nol paid a single cent to  any of the locators, but thai all documents are in the  hunker's hands pending an examination. This was done  ou April 1:1th last.  'li'il. Kefore lhe money is handed over to the locators,  oca single share disposed of. the claim will bo opened  out. and if as represented, the purchase will be completed:  if otherwise, the documents will be returned to the locators, and the money returned to myself who put, It up.  ���Ilh. Tho ollicials of the Ureat Nortiiern railroad have  not. and never did have, any interest whatever in the  company. :  ath. No man. well known in ICa-do or otherwise, has  ever attempted losell any stock in the company, and as  I am the only man who ha- put up anv money, no stock  can be sold or dealt with, except, with my concurrence  and signature.  Tho man, who was probably your informant, called on  lhe board and stated thai he had assisted in the location  and asked to he made a shareholder. As he was unknown to any of us, his request was refused, whereupon  hi; stated that, he would write to the papers and declare  t here was nothing in t.lie claim, lie actually did call on  the papers iu this city., but the editors thereof prior to  publishing his story investigated the accuracy of hi.s  siateiiienfs. They discovered that they were utterly unreliable and malicious and declined to publish the same.  The Ivaslo and Slocan discricts hold all my interests,  and no man is more determined to protect the integrity  of that camp than myself, and the mop who know me in  lhe ICootenay dislr ct will endorse this statement.  Trusting you will give this letter equal publicity with  the former Mutcinent, I am. yours truly,  .."  JOHN KKKN.  The Kaslo Wa_ron Road.  The Kaslo road is now in good repair up  to a   point  within  a  mile and-a  half of  Watson, and the bulk of  the government  appropriation   is  yet  unexpended.     The  old-wagon road committee want the road  continued   west   from  Watson, along the  side of Payne mountain;  but  the public  want it built along Seaton creek to Three  Forks, thence on down to New Denver. IT  the road is built along the side of Payne  mountain, it would be of no use to anyone  except the owners of three or four mines,  who would be equally''well served if it  wore built along the creek. The committee argue that if builtalong the creek, the  grade from Three Forks to Watson would  make it difficult to haul ore over the road  for that distance. That argument is not a  good one. Hughes's teams had no difficulty in hauling ore on bhe sleigh road  over the same route last winter: and,  'again, the grade i.s no more 'difficult from  Three Forks to "Watson than from Watson east over a portion of the road already  built. As the 'money now being 'expended  is government money, the government  agent should see to it that tlie money is  expended on work that will benefit the  many, not the few. The road should be a  trunk one, and should be bui'lt from lake  to hike, irrespective of the wishes of this  man or that man. If so built, every mine  owner in Slocan district would benefited,  sis would thecommercisil interests of every  town in the district tlmt  is likely to be s>  town. ________.^   The Latest in Regard to the Silver King.  The people around Nelson sire beginning  to believe that no such si mine as the Silver King was ever discovered ou Toad  mountain, and that the Mulls are myths.  However, the following, which appeared  iu the Vancouver World of the 22nd, may  give thein renewed hope: "A London,  Fnglatid. mining broker, who is now iu  Victoria, says tluit lhe sale of the Silver  King mine wsis constructed on the following basis: The mine was Hustled for  $!..�����('X),(KM), of which siniotint the present  owners secured $I.(K)(),(KK)in pstid upstock.  The reinsiining .*>">(X).0(K) is to be subscribed  in cash, and sj?-i7~i.(KK) had been subscribed  when tliegeiiflciiisin left London. The original owners sire to receive back from  this thesunotiiif they ha veso far expended,  the balance being used in the development  of the property.  Building a "Tote" Road.  The rsiilroad "tote" road is completed  ��� from Nelson to the crossing of Sstlinou  river near the mouth of Hall creek, and is  pronounced si good one-over whicli to haul  supplies for rsiilwsiy construction, and for  the men si I work mining aud prospecting  on Mall creek as well. Sonic* pretty good  gold i|iisirt'/, loc-it ioti.s hsive been made on  lluit creek, sind I here is considerable activity over there in si mining way. The  distance is sibout twelve miles I'i om Nelson iu si southerly direction.  A Pitying Mining Proposition. *  On Friday last a large body of high-  gr.'idc ore was struck in the; No. 1 mine, in  Ainsworth district., and the lessees of that  iroprrly arc; beginning to believe they  the best mining propositions  country. The machinery for  is on the; way in, and  it litis been decided to put the mill ou Krao  rroek.  ist ve one o  in the; lake  their concculruloi  Happenings and News From One of the Most  Promising Camps in Kootenay.  TuAll, Chekk, June 2(Jth, 1803.  Mr. Gillette's survey for our wagon road  shows it to be twelve rods short of seven  miles in length. Four miles of this is completed and the thirty men employed can  make nearly a; mile per week for' tlie remainder. We'a re in a hurry to complete  it, for there is'a -i-ton boiler and engine  and two air compressors to go up.  H. Y. Anderson, the contractor on the  Wsir Jingle and Le Hoi claims, is making  good headway with his shafts and drifts  and is putting on men sis fast as-he can  find place i'or them. ��� -  ���'-  Several new finds have ' been made  lately, "twenty locations being recorded  last week. The Minnie, si new location,  shows si 4-foot vein of galena ore carrying  $60 to the ton. about equally divided between gold and silver.  Another new location, the Edith Morey,  shows a large body���width unknown���of  iron pyrites and galena, a small sample  from which assayed $A2 in gold.  A-1-foot vein o{'iron-copper sulphide ore  containing some galena and antimony  has been located on the mountain overlooking the town si mile and a half awsiy.  Assay returns have not been received sis  yet.  The assessment work on the California,  claim has shown an 8-foot vein of iron-  copper sulphide ore, which sisssvys .$20 per  ton in gold.  On the extension of the I X L, the Little  Dalles claim, si -l-foot vein has been uncovered that runs nicely with mortar and pan.  J-i. AV. JMolhoIlanci with si, small force is  at work on the St. Elmo and is adding  width to the forty-eight feet si 1 ready exposed.  John li. Cook is having some development work done.on the Cliff' claim. He  has lately had three sample assays taken  from 12 feet in width of tlie claim, the  lowest of which ran $3:j and the highest  $(50 in gold.    ' ^  F. A. Bristol, a competent chemist and  asssiyer, sifter thoroughly examining the  en nip is "how engaged in putting up si  building for sin assay office stud si 'water-  power wheel to run his crusher. He has  all the appliances for thoroughly testing  any quantity of any niinersii that may be  sent him.  Prospectors are everywhere smd many  of the irrepressible Thompson boot men  are around examining mines.  Dally Connection With Spokane. .  On Monday of this week daily service  was inaugurated between Nelson sind-  Spoksme. Psissenger.s i'or Spokane leave  Nelson every day;' except Saturday,-at 3  o'clock in the afternoon, sleep aboard the  steamer Columbia, connect at Northport  with trains,on the Spokane & Northern,  and arrive at Spokane at o:45 in the afternoon, or in 2_i- hours sifter leaving Nelson.  Passengers for Nelson leave Spokane every  day- except Sunday, at 7 o'clock in the  morning, unci are transferred to the  steamer Columbia at "Waneta Landing by  1 o'clock, the Columbia reaching. Robson  by (i o'clock,, and the train Nelson by S  o'clock, or iu 13 hours after leaving  Spokane; that is. in 13 hours on Mondays,  Wednesdays, and Fridays: on Tuesdays,  Thursdays, and Saturdays the train will  be held sit Hobson until the arrival of the  ���steamer Lytton from Revelstoke, which  will cause si delay of from three to four  hours on these flays. Until si spur is-piit  in at Waneta, the steamer 'Columbia will  of necessity be compelled to run down to  Northport to load and unload freight: but  ���sis soon as'the spur sit Waneta is put in,  all transferring will be done sit that point.  School   Report.  The namus of lhe jtn|>tls of Nelson pulilir "vliool icruliero  ffivun in (inli-r ol rlitss s'lmilling for June:  ("liiss V���Robert   Mr I.roil,  (iertriulc  Kulilnson. Ji'spor  Muir.  Miiliel   Cohvoll.  I'linir. Jliiv Itobinsuii.  Class IV -I't-ri"}"  (io-pcl,   Kttu  Tom Lewis.  Cliiss III��� N'elson liiielmnnn. Itiiy Mny, Clarence 1'i'rti-  liaui. .Ainaiiila liarker, Clarenee Utjepel.' I'niil Brown.  Class II ���Mary lirow u, Saininii; Stiukiy. Johnnie Uu-  liniiicl. I.eo liiicliniii-ii, Om.-ii- lloliin.-ou. Jiinniie Kellv.  Aveley (I'laliani. Kilim Lewis.  Cla.-.~ I- Marry Farley. F.tliel O lirien. Nellie Marshall.  Sailie Slew.-irt, .-'arah O lirien. Bobbie Heel. Buy liixloii.  Arthur Bnrker. Jennie -.Stewart. Vielona lloilson, Percy  St in-key.  Promotions- Ist class InhiKh 1-1 class. Bobbie Hell : 'Jml  clu.-s t.o :tril class. Mary Brown. Summit' St uckey. Johnnie  Imliaini'l: :ircl el.-ws tu (111 class. Net-cm Buchanan. Bay  Mav: IiIk'i It class to inil class, Murrv Farlev, Kllu-1  O'Brien, Nellie Mnrshall.  Pi-i'viiiclul Boll i.f llimiir-��� Mcpiirtiiieiit. May Bobinsuii ���  piolieicncy. Ktt.-i Muir: punctuality ami regularity, John  iitthnmc).  Kiirollmciil iluriiiK the month, .'ti: averiifje atteinliime.  -.���".';  piinit iiality, 'M percent.  STKI.I.A KANK. teacher.  Suffering Prom too Much Religion.  The public schools of British Colunibisi  are sitteiided alike by children whose psir-  ents sire professed Romsin Catholics and  Protestants in religion, and never a word  is heard of injustice to the otic; or the  other. Then why should there be so much  fuss over the public schools in Msinitobsi?  If Catholic; psirenls do not wish to send  their children to the public schools, then  let tlu-iii keep them, as well as lheir interminable religious "sufferings," sit home.  Csmsida is suffering much more; from religious inloleraiice than from other csiuses.  She; is ruled in tho interest of religion, and  no country so ruled, in either ancient or  modern times, luis been free smd prosperous.   Worth Over $200 to tho Ton.  Vancouver News-Advertiser. 21st: " Mr.  K. MeMahon informed the News-Advertiser yesterday that he luul received returns from the Tacotna Smelting -V. Refining Company for l.'i tons of ore from the  Vancouver chiini on Four-Mile creek iu  the Slocan district. According to these  returns the ore averages 2.'i*J ounces in silver to the ton, and 1(5 per cent lead. The  value per ton is $227.."):!."  3^;ffiJ��:M^^ wffftJT^' ^..VSV-v!:/- V.lj ::T,:-^r?r-',��^^ VS"  ALT^rvr^rr^^y^^rra. ������_.�����������i-..^ g.-m^.ft-v    ---���< ^.viir-v^r^^r  "TiTr'a-.i" '!��� . i"��it'"i"�������-  " V. aa,Ci-iW!a��i:asM��l.HA!i'iia.|[anKH.'iy.'ffl  ft��:. M  THE  TRIBUTE:   NELSON, B.C., THURSDAY, JUNE  #i, 1893.  PUBLISHERS' NOTICE.  TIIK TIMIM'XK is pul.li.-lieil on Tliui-Mlays, by John  Mcii-.s-roN & ('".. ami will liit-lunili-il to siih-eribers  on piiyinonl ol' O.vi: lloi.i. \i: n year. Xo siiliMTiplinn  taken for lo-- Ihan a year.,  IJKOIM.Ai: ADVKBTISIOIKNT.S printed at the following rate-1: One inch, i'lli a -.ear;' two inches,  flil) a vear: three iinlie.- S:SI a yiar: I'our inches.  Silli ii vear: liw; inchc-. .*. 1C).'> a .war: six inche- ami  over, al Ihe rale ol' SL.'-o an inch per month.  TBAXSI EST AliVKUTISKMKN'TS -.'li cents a line for  lirst in.-ertio 1  III cents a line for each additional  insertion.    Birth,   marriage, and   death   not ice.-, free.  LOCAL OK IIKADIXO .MATTI-JK NOTICKS od cents a  line each insertion.  JOB PBINTINC; al fair rates. -All .iccouiils I'or job  printing and advertising paval-li.- on tin: lir-l ol  every monlli: sub-cript ion, in advance.  AI'llBKSS all eoiinminicalions lo  Tin-: ti:iiu;ni-:. Nelson, b. c.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  D.  BaBAI;,  M.l>.��� Physician  and   Surgeon.    Booms  and   I   Houston  block.   Nelson.    Telephone  \2.  "OANiiABB 11. IsKMP, M.K. -Kxnniiiie.- and reporl.-  J-*- on mines and pro.-pei:|s. Twenty years'continuous  experience. Independent of any mini; or works. Not in-  t/irostod in the buying or selling of mines or prospecls.  Ka-lo, H.C.    _  LB.   IIABBISON.  B. A.-   llan-Nn-r and   Atioineyal  ���    Law tof lhe liro\ ince of New Briiiiswiekl. Conveyancer. N'otarv Pii I ilie. Commissioner I'or I a king Allidavils  for use iu lhe Conns of British ('iiliiinliia. etc.    Oflices-  Second fleior, Scotl. building. Jo-cpliine- St., N'olson, B. t'.  TUUHSDAV MOKXIXG IL'XK 20, ISft'l  the Democratic party: "IDeinocrats lia\'e  "' ]ioIiticsilly nc-ither conscience, coursif^e.  " nor convictions. They sire consistent in  '��� nothing but inconsistency. They hsive  " made no ])rol"essions tbey have not  '���abandoned, sulvocsited no policy from  '��� which they hsive not rotreated." ' So  with the Libersil party of Csinsidsi. "It is  iniperishsible because it rests upon the bsi-  sis of \iegntiou." It issifraid to fornuihile  issues on which to go before the people, it  only lives to oppose the issues stdvocsitcd  by its opponents. The result of-he Ottawa convention wsis not si deehirsition of  priiici])les. but rather how such a declarsi-  tion could be best si voided. It is not much  wonder llisit Dritisb Columbisi wsis not  representee! in the convention, I'or the  people; of this province1, hsive long since  lost fsiith in the psirty that only fights for  tho possession of the oilices.  TZEIIE  Kelly Sectional Boiler.  (Palcnts applied for in Canada and  IJ. .S.I ,  SIMPLE  DURABLE  HEAVIEST  SECTION  170  POUNDS.  A   LEGAL   COMMISSION   NOT   NEEDED.  The following sippesirs in si commercitil  journal published at Victoria:  "According to Mr. Sprostt���and he wrote  " in the interest of parties most deeply nf-  " footed���the mineral act of KS!)1 wsis si  " fsiilure. the worst defects being partly  " removed by the amendments of IS!i_;  ".but they did not go far enough, the rcc-  '��� ogni/.ed lauIts being in no wsiy nietdur-  '��� ingthe session of IS(W. It'is rccoinniended  " tbsit si legsvl commission be formed to re-  '��� vise and in effect codify the lsiw, their  " report on which should be prepared and  " circulsited among the parties primarily  " concerned, in order that their views  " might be had before tho house next  " meets.*'  The minersil act of ISO! wsis the work of  a mining commission, ol Which J. M. Kellie sincl ti. J>. \\'i-ight of West Kootensiy  were mcmJiers. The composition of the  committee, not the resulted' its labors, is  whsit sticks iu the crsiw cd" Mr. Sprosit.  Had t hsit gentli*man or one; of his partners  been ou the commission instead of Mr.  Ivelite. be; would uot now be calling I'or a  legal commission to'revise smd codify a  Isi w Mi.it-. so fsir. has not worked injuriously to the men who mean business,  whether sis prospectors or mi no developers.  There wsis no general demand sit the last  session to amend the law, other ihsiii thsit  minersil berecpiired iuplaccbcforclocations  be recorded, and thsit locations be moie  definitely insirkeel. As amended, however,  tlie law is unfsiir, in that it withholds  from the owner of si minersil claim the  surface rights,, a right . that should- be  vested in him once he obtains si elcetl from  tlie crown. The mineral sict as it,now  ���stands���bsirring the withholding of the  surface rights���would not be improved on  ,'by swiy commission of legal lights likely  to be appointed, even if the commission  .had such an eminent mining man as Mr.  Sprout-sis one of its members.   '  (Notary   Public)  AND  jR.E_A.X_  SOREHEADS   ABUSING   MR.   KELLIE.  Tiris Tr-iiiiLWK 'is'.not an  sipologist for  West Kootenay's 'member in  the legislative assembly, for thsit member lists not  been guilty of violsttiiigsiny pledges inside  to  his  constituents.    Thsit  lie''lists made  errors will not be denied.    His chief error  being hi.s vote in lavo'rol: the new go\'ern-  inent buildings; but, then, thsit error wsis  also committed  by the lesitler of the Opposition, Mr.  Bestven, si msiii  whose  honesty of purpose is not questioned by even  his bitterest opponents.    Thsit Mr. Ivellie  has  been  si success as si logiskitor is not  claimed  by his  friends: but that  he hsis  worked to the best interests of the people  of the district will only be denied by a few  sorehesids who sire the close friends of one  of the; men whom he defesited sit the polls.  At present. I'siult is found with Mr. Ivellie  because ol' his efforts to secure a share of  the  appropria tions for the section of the  district in which he lives and in  which he;  has   property   interests.     Would  his  enemies not do likewise, hael they st chsi nce?  Are    his   enemies  of   the  public-spirited  class who help their neighbors before; they  help   themselves?    On   the contrary,   no  in ore grasping  lot of self-seekers live  in  any section of lb-dish Columbia.  AUCTIONEER and COMMISSION AGENT         Kici'KKSi.-S'i'i.ve:         The Confederation Life- Association.  ThePho-nix l-'iro In.suninee Company,  The Provident Kund Accident Company;  ALSO,  Tho Sandy Crofl  Koundry Company, near Chester. luiy-  Itincl, makers of all kinds of mining machinery, air  compressors, rock breakers, stamps, ete.  No. 1 JOSEPHINE STREET,  _sr_��ii_soJsr-, b. c. '  LOTS FOR SALE IN  ADDITION  "A"  Adjoining tho government townsite of Xelson,  AT $125 and UPWARDS,  with a rotate for liiiileliiiKs ereeled.   The liesl resident ial  properly in Xelson.    Value sure lo inereasu.  Apply lo  -:-   W. A. JOWETT,    -:-  Mining and   Real   Estate   Broker,  Auctioneer  and Commission Agent,  AefiMit.  for  Xelson  and   West.   Kootenay  Ilislriet,  or to  INN'Ks- & IIIUIIAIU'S, Vancouver. Jl. O.  Can be set up by two men in  two days and taken apart  by one man in ten hours.  Specially constructed for  packing* over mountain  trails.  Thoroughly Tested Before Leaving Shop.  I-'or prices, ete., apply to.  Edward Watts,  . Kaslo, B. C,  or The Kootenay & Columbia P. & M. Co.,  Hell tele-phone Huildinij, Ottawa, Ontario.  Double Dressed,  Single Dressed,  hiplap, Rustic, Ceiling,  Flooring, Laths, Shingles,  ALL,    DIMENTIONS    OF    ROUGH.  o. w.  Uie;ii..i{i>so.x,  Xelson.  11. .1.  IlKALEV.  Kaslo.  ICHABDSON- & UEALEY  REAL ESTATE  MINING BROKERS.  Offices in Nelson, Kaslo, and Lardo.  J.--B.-1  Having  houtlhl  the slock  of  the Davies-Sayward Sum--  iiii 11 Company  I am prepared lo furnish builders  with 1 uinhor of the aliove lines.  Special Rates to Building Contractors.  GEORGE H.  KEEFER,  Corner Lake anel Ward streets. Nelson.  (Late from Victoria, B.C.)  FEOKTT  STEEET,  KASLO.  Real Estate and  Mining* Brokers.  aoknts rem  TOWN  OF SE-ATON.  Office in BANK BUILDING, KASLO.  W.  P. ROBINSON  (I>i;pilty   Slieritl")  LICENSED   AUCTIONEER,  NKLSOX, U.O.  Auction sales made at any point in West. Koolenay  district. Town lots and -milliner claims houglif and sold  on e.oinniission. A general real estate Imsine-ss tranaeled.  Ollice: for t he present at residence, corner Carhonate and  lvootenay streets.  .1. WILLIAM COCK I.E.  It. A. COCK I j-:.  CIllKAT BlMTAlX il|)|it'llrs to l)t t ilel sh i| is of  w.-ir ill eirelerlhal I lie-y may Ixm lustre >yi*d at  prae-tie-e million vers. Last we'ek one; of  licr gre��\ erst- hill tic ships, the) Victoria,  wits niniinoil nnd sunk by another oik*of  her linttlc ships. the Camperde-wn. when  ni.-i iH'iivci-in^ oil' tlie const of X< nt lictti  A Trie-it. The: loss ol' the; ship is ol" no e-on-  siMj iicmcc! ns roiiipni-i'il wi( h lhe: loss of life <  ���ovcir (Mil) of the crew, iiie-lnilintf admira I  _'vroii. losiiiK t-lti.-ir lives.  __ ���  rPlii-; Icnelcrs of the Li I-oral party of ('an-  aela hi'hl a coiivcution at (Jttawa Inst  wool*.', every proviiicc.c of the Dominion e-x-  r*c'|>f, Hrilish Columbia Luiiifj'i-o|)i-e'si;iitc(l.  The- Liberal party is aptly (lese-riboel by  John .1. I oralis of Kansas in a recent newspaper article, in which he draws a comparison of (.ho Kepiiblictni and J )e'iiioe*ra.l ic  jiarties of ( he  I'nilecl  Slales.    Jlcsaysof  COCKLE BROS.  Boat Builders.  Down the Grand  Stairway,  KASLO.  BOATS for HIRE.  Boats of Every Description Built to Order.  TO THE  MILLINERY AND FANCY DRY GOODS  THTC LATKST STYLES IN  LADIES' and CHILDREN'S MILLINERY  AU, ORDERS BY POST PROMPTLY KILLED.  Indispensable to Prospectors!  Messrs Kirk & Ililehie, Dominion anel Provinciariaiid  surveyors of Xelson, have published in pocket form jen  abstract of mineral claims recorded in the Slocan iiiininjr  distriet.  Many claims were taken up hxst year by jiarties unable  to make the improvements ro<*uirod bylaw. These will  lapse one year after date of record. Doubtless many of  these claims will be found to be very valuable, anel there  will be ii rush to re-stake'them when fhe-y lapre.  This timely publication gives the elate i.f .record, name  of locator, anel description of each claim. It will be in-  disponsablc to prospectors and iliosci iuleresteel in prospecting parties.  The cost of getting the above information respecting  one claim fe-oui the Slocan recorder's would be gi'oalor  than the (irice of this book.  To mining brokers and all interesteel in transfers of  mining properties if has only to he known to be appreciated. The price has been lowered to $2, to enable it to he  within the reach of all.  Apply to Messrs. Giikor & Wells, N'elson. or Messrs.  Richardson & liealey. Kaslo.  ~   tTxIioticeT  Ef\SJ  The Kootenay Country is 300  Miles nearer the Eastern  States and Canada via Bonner's   Ferry   than   any   other  route.  and  U/ESJ  and  SOdSJi  Boat connections are made at  Bonner's Perry with trains  On tho  GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY  l-'or Spol-iiiic, Pngi-t Sound. SI. I'anl, Chicago nnil  points in Canada nnd the Kn.-lerii Sliiles.  l-'or furl her informal ion apply lo the otlleers of Unheals on lhe llonner's Kerry run; lo ,1, A. MeN'iili, agenl.  Ureal. Northern liailway, llonni-r's Kerry. Idaho; II. II.  SI. John, general agent, Spoknne, Wash.; II. A. Johnson,  division passenger and I'reighl agenl, Seal lie, Wash.; II.  (I. MeMiclieii, general agenl, I Calmer I louse liloek. Toronto, (Int.; or I''. I. Whilney. general passenger and  licked age-ill. HI. Paul, Minn.  Notice is hereby given that assesseel and  provincial  revenue taxes for the year IS'Xi are now elue and payable  nl. my ollice.  If Paid on or Before the 30th June-  Provincial revenue tax ��.'! per capita.  One-half of one per eenl on the assessed value of res.il  estate.  One-lhiril of one per cent on the assessed value! of pi-r-  sonal property.  Two pcri:enf on Ihe assesses! value of wild land.  One-half of erne tier cent on the iiii-onii! eil" e:very person  of lil'leen hundred dollars nnd over.  If Paid on or After the 1st July���  Two-I birds of one percent em I he assesseel value uf real  eslale.  Oiie-half of one  per cent  em the lusesseel value of personal properly.  Thrce-e|uurli-rs of erne percent on the: income of eve-ry  person of III'Lce-u hundred dollars ami over.  Two ami one-half per cent em the assesseel value of wihl  land. T. II. (.MI-TIN.  Assessor anel colleeiten- southern elivision of  West Koolenay district.  Nelson, l-'chruary tilth, 1����.  ��  ��  UPSET  OF  LOTS  $50  ���$150  $200  ACCORDING  TO  LOCATION  1:1  il.' a town that must, from its location, be the supply point and commercial  |j;.center of the great Slocan district, a district in which are located pro-  ijj ducing  mines   like   the   Washington,   Freddy   Lee,   Idaho,   Slocan   Star,  !!i Mountain Chief, Bonanza King, World's Fair, Bluebird, Alpha, Vancouver, J  ij Dardanelles,  Lucky Jim,  Northern  Belle, and   half a hundred others in f  advanced stages of development.   New Denver is not a town in name J  only, but already has stores, hotels, and other business houses.   Besides, ;j  it is the recording office for Slocan district.   It can be reached by three 1  different routes, namely:   From Kootenay lake, via Kaslo wagon road and  trail; from the Columbia river, via Nakusp trail and steamboat on Slocan  lake; and from the Columbia & Kootenay railway, via Slocan River trail  and steamboat  on Slocan lake.   New Denver will be connected by telegraph with the  outside within four months, and by railroad within the  year.   A wagon road that will tap every mine on Carpenter creek will be  built within" 90  days, the distance from New Denver to the mouth of  Cody creek being less than 11 miles.    Sampling  works,   a  bank,   and a  newspaper wilF be established; all with the single aim, TO MAKE  NEW  DENVER THE  TOWN  OF THE SLOGAN LAKE COUNTRY.  A limited number of Lots  in the townsite will be offered at public  auction,   on  the   ground,  on TUESDAY,  JULY  11TH,   1893.    Terms of I  sale:     ONE-FOURTH   CASH; balance,   in   3,  6,   and   9 .months,   with  interest at rate  of 8 per cent.   Title  to land,  CROWN G-RANT.  Sale  will  begin at 2  o'clock,  sharp.  JOHN   HOUSTON   &  CO.,  New Denver,  June  27th,  1893. General Agents.  A New Railway Under Construction.  Buy Befbr^t_?e|T^ar^et Ibises  In the RAILWAY CENTRE and  SEAT OF GOVERNMENT of West Kootenay.  CHOICE BUILDING and RESIDENCE PROPERTY  _R,____3___T__:   ALLOWED   IFOIE.   G-OOD    _3XT_:i-_DI__T<3-S.  ALSO LOTS FOR SALE IN NAKUSP, DAWSON, and ROBSON.  Apply for Prices, Maps,  Etc., to  Frank Fletcher,  I Land   Commissioner Columbia &  Kootenay  Railway Co.,  THE  CENTRE OF THE  LARDEAU COUNTRY.       .  | kelsoit, _s_ o_  B__5TV~E1_EI,  REVELSTOKE  .__._>t:d    InTAKZUSP  GROCERIES,  HARDWARE,  enera  Pack Trains are now running from LARDO on KOOTENAY  LAKE to SELKIRK on TROUT LAKE, and in a short time  will be running from LARDO to HOUSER or UPPER KOOTENAY LAKE. Shortest and best routes to both LAKES.  SADDLE  HORSES  FOR  HIRE.  ^.n-DPL-y to  X_��_A__B_DO    TJR^^3SFS_]_?OB,T,_A_.TIOJSr   CDO-  3____^__aiDOP   KOOTE1TAT   ____��_.IK-IE_   _3. O.  APPLICATION FOR LIQUOR LICENSE.  Nnli<-e! is lie:re.-l>.v {<>n'ii thill lliirl.v eluys :ifle;i* elnte: I in-  lemil lo iipply le- l.lii: slipeMiilm-y iiiiiici-sli-nlc ol' W'ejsl  KooliMiuy liirii lie.'ttnsei.li- Mill liquor ;il my holi-l, known  us lhe: lliill'wuy limiso. silimlo em llio Niil'iisp-Sloe-iin  Iniil. A. II. l.'lll.SDAI.K.  Nelson. May. 131 li, IS!��.  ~applIcat_o1*i1for liquorTicense".--  Xoliou is lieM'eiliy kivimi Hull, I liirly eluys iifte-r eliiie;. eve:  iiitonel lo iijiply l.n llie: stipejiieliiiry niii^islneli: ol' W'ihI  Koiile;iiiiy ilislrie-l Teii- it lie.-olise: I o siill lii|iiei|- ill eiin- liol i<|  nl. niliie-an Cily in sitiel elivli-ietl.        II. KliKKSK fc Co  I)iili(;un Cily, June- !i|.|i, IHIKI.  "APPLICATION FOR LIQUOR LICENSE.  Xeilii-e: is liuretliy f,'ive.-n Hull I liirly eluys ul'lex elm,. | in-  le^nel lei iip|ily In llie; si ipi-nelary iiiiikIsIi'iiIi! ol' \\'e-s|  Kooli-nny lor u lie-i-nsi- lo se:ll lieinoi- nl inv liole-l ,-il  l-'i-e.-ile.-riclon in suiel ilislrii-.l. I)AVI|) T. .Villi! ll'K  l-'i-e-ele.-rii-lein, .Inner 111 li. IHII.'I.  APPLICATION FOR LIQUOR LICENSE.  N'oliete: is lie-i-nliv Kiv<-n Hint I liirl.y (lays uflen- elnie: I in-  lesnel lei u|iply le) llie: slip<:iieliui-y n insist rale: of \\'e-.-| Koeil-  i:nay ilisirinl, I'or a lie-i-.nse: In sell lieinor al inv lio|(.| ul  'I'l-oill. LnUetCilv in said elislne:!.     U. S. THei.M I'SOX.  Troul Lake: Cily, .Iniic Pill, IKICI.  PROSPECTORS' SUPPLIES.     g J Q  .John M. Ki;i:i--i:i��.  Ja.mks XV. Hkm.k.  KEEFER  &  SEALE  TEAMSTERS.  .loli Icainiiifi ilonej.    Iluve; se:ve:i-al liunili'oel e-eirels of Kiieiel  woeiel, wliie-h will lie: se>lel al  i-ejiiseiiiiililu prices.  I.KAVI!   eiKDKHH    AT  J.  P.   Hume   &   Co.'s,   Vernon   Street,   Nelson,  Nelson   Livery Stable  I'assoiiKi'i's anil  Ihikki'Ko   I ran-I'orrci!  lei and   from  llie:  railway ilcpol and sli:aiiilinal laiieliiiK.    l-'roiKlil.  hauled and,job leneiiiinjr done:.   .Sl.ovu  wood for sale:.  WILSON' &  WILLIAMSON...  ..l'liOI'KIKTOIi.S  LANGTON W. TODD  AND  GENERAL   DRAUGHTSMAN.  C furl, nnd .-irtisliej esll'ce-l Kiiuruiilejuel.  Hllilile:rs' imiiuiI ilins niailo (Mil.  l-'ronl  sl.|-i!(-l,  Kaslo Cily,  KooIohii-,  I!. C.  GEO. N. TAYLOR,  AECHITBCT  AND SUPERINTENDENT.  I Minis. S|i(M-il!.-i..l.ions iiii.I   Mulnil ,J ��'���"���"''"�����'. I,'''',''j*'l|��,*l-  Ollie-o:   .leisi'iiliiiie! slii-i:l. iie-iir JtnU'-r. -Ne-'lsem, I..I .  j"om ^_A_S)Js:iisr i  NELSON,  B.C. i  r  i  Plasterer, Bricklayer and Stone-Mason.)  Ceinl raids lakcn I'or work al all points in West, Keiolemiiy  SOUTH   KOOTENAY BOARD   OF TRADE.  NOTICI- ()!������  (>C.M!TKItl,V  .MI-'KTI.Nei.  Tiii! si:e:ond i|imi'lcrly mii:i:Iirif-C i)f Mies Kiinlli lCoo|e;nay  Hoai-il of Trade: will In'- |i<:M al. the* lioai-il of Traele: rooin,  lloiisle)!) Iili)i:k, Nelson, on Monday. July llllli, 1SIKJ, al.2  o'clock I". M. <;i-;<>i;eiK A.  HKJKLOW, si.-ci-e.-lai-y.  Ni-Imiii, June- llllli, IS'llf.  "W"  ^y%??z wr*:L^ ^���^'^"^r^F^715^ htt*^^'  7-.-^TnftT��."..;.^ THE TRlBUKJE:   KELSOJS1, B.C., THURSDAY, JUNE  29,  1803.  St. George. Some of the best men in the  colony have rei'nseel the title. Ono or two  who accepted it te) please their wives anel  daughters would glaelly shod it if they  ceinlel. Ne)niinally,~knighthe'od is conferred by the queen, who is the fountain of  he>iK>r. (n reality, it is conferred by the  e-olonial office ejn the; roe-eminienelation of  the gowrnor-gonora.], wlm i.s promptucl by  his   prime   minister.    The   queen   knows  AGENT   FOR  Capital,  Best  all paid  up,     -  "1  $12,000,000  6,000,000  _ST ELS OUST   _3E-A__-TC_E3:  N. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.        Hl-ANe-IIKK  IN       LONDON  (England),   NEW YORK    CHICAGO,  anil in till! principal cities in Canada.  Jiuy and soil Sli-i-linf?  Kxoli.-uiKi! and  Cable Transfers.  e.'KANT IMIMMKUOIAl.  A.NIi Til WKUJ-'HS' C'UKDITS,  availalilo in any part, of lliu worlel.  Dic.xi-'-r*- issi'kh: CDt.i.KU-neixs .maim:: ktc.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  ItATK OK 1NTKKKST (at present) Hi I'er Cent.  A   FATAL   HONOR.  Irish Leaders All Meet With the Same Trasic  Pate.  A more lamentable instance of the irony  of late  than   the   menae-e of Jrish   home  rule by Irish members of pari in men I could  hardly be imagined.   The weakness of the  Irish character is   in its  determination to  win everything with a coup, to yield nothing in the way of compromise, to win ali  or lose everything.    In  historic  fiction oi,  a.  high   class this   becomes inspiring, but  woe and disappointment to the  Irish na  tiem.    It is at  work again, helping te> embarrass Gladstone and tending inevitably  te> the triumph of the forces that are fighting homo.rule.    During the past fortnight  there has boon  open rebellion  anel nitieh  flamboyant oratory on   the  part of the  Irish   members   of   the   house.    All   this  weakeneel the home rule cause  in parliament anel pulls down Gladstone's support  among tho .English.    The pity of it all is  that Irish  members  who are  doing the  damage are incapable of foreseeing the  rapids .-toward, -which   they   are   rowing  with so much bad spirit.  Tho honor of being leader in the Irish  cause lias been well conipui-ed to wearing  .that fatal- garment of Nessus, which was  the destruction of all who assumed it.  Such it proved-to the brilliant^ lord Edward Fitzgerald- who died in'prison.from-  'weninds- received for-Ireland. The tragic  fate of Robert 1-ininet, hanged at 23 as  .leader in an attempt at revolution, is ui-  miliar to'every school boy'through that  speech in his own defense, which will remain for all time a -masterpiece of impassioned eloquence. He is also ce-nunemor-  jited by Thomas Moore, his fellow student  at Trinity Ce>llege, Dublin."in one of the  most touching of the Irish melodies :  ' "0 breathe not his name!"  While Miss Curran. Emmet's betrothed,  who was sewn to follow her lover, i.s the  subject of that well-known ballad:  **.SIie is far from the l-inel where her young: hero sleeps."  Ninety years have passed since the judicial murder-of tins gifted "young man,  whose high character and pure'motives  have never been called h^ question, and  tears still flenv over his untimely fate.  Henry Grattan, early throwing himself  into the struggle for Iri-h oma-ncipation.  during .along life, laid upon the altar of  the people's cause, his splendid gifts of  learning, statesmanship anel eloquence.  Repaid with ingratitude while living, in  death has received apotheosis. Statues  have risen in his honor, while his memory  lives enshrined in history anel embalmed  in the gratit.uele of his native land.  Most brilliant of all Irish leaelers was  DanielO'Geainell. The head and front of  the Irish repeal bill, he was also chief  agent iu carrying through that great  measure of Catholic emancipation. As  a result of this triumph, he; sat for twelve  years in the parliament from which Catholics hael Iemg been debarred by the exclusion act. While the Irish people idol*-  i'/.eel him as their liberator, the English  government looked upon him as a traitor,  anel the usual fine;.--', indictments and imprisonments fell te> his lot. Dissensions  within his own party, as well as.contentions without it, had ruined his health  anel spirits, when iu 1 SI7 he (lied a brokenhearted man at Genoa, whither he had  genie; iu search of rest and peace.  Isaac Butt, a magnetic orator and a born  leader of men, became in some sort. (/Council's successor, and for many ye-ars led  the folorn hope of the home ' rulers. An  eminent lawyer, a university pmfessor  and a successful author, he renounced for  an unpopular cause the sure path tei a lord  eha.nccllorship and the; rank e>f pe-e-r of the  the realm, lie passed from this stage in  1871), hounded to death by his enemies.  Charles Stuart Parnell was his successor.  Entering parliament in 1871), he; sexm came  to tin; front as lender of the Irish cm use.  Iritish Columbia  Sir DONALD  A.  SMITH President,  Hem. CEO. A.  DK UM.MONI) Viee-I'residenl.  K.  S. GLOUSTON tioneriil Alaiui-jor  (Incorporated by I loyal Oharl.er, ISti'J.)  $2,920,000  ��260,000     .       $1,265,333  Capital (paid up) ��600,000    .  (With  power to im-roase.)  Reserve Fund  KTELSOW   _3__l____NrCJE3:-  Cor. Haker and Stanley Sis.  /"Nelson, H.C., Victoria, H.C,  ti I        I     Vancom-ea*. H.C Nanaiino, H.C.  llPi-Mfi IRS-        Nuw Wu-liimisl-r. H.C. Kamloops.ll.C  IJI ailUllO.-   iS.ul |,Y.ul(.iK(.0) (jai,,,., l-o-.tlaiid. Ore.,  (. Sea.lt.lo,   Wash.,  Tacoina,   Wash.  IIKAD  Ol-'KIOK:   KO   Lombard street.  LONDON,  Mug.  Agents and Correspondents  CANADA���Hank of .Montreal and branches;  Canadian Bank of (loininerce anil brunches;  Imperial Hank of Camilla and branches.  Cemiiii-rciiil Hank of Manitoba; and  Hank of Nova Scotia.  UN1TKI) STATI-IS���Agents Hank Monlreal, New Vork ;  Haul-of Mnnlrual, Cliii-ujfO.  SAVINGS   DEPARTMENT.  and iiflcr .January ls|��� l_!),'l. lhe rule of interest on  deposits will he 3J pur e'unt, mil il furl her nol ji-i*.  0  A. born aristoei'at, cold, reticent and disdainful, he hael none of those magnetic  endowments which Intel distinguished his  predocos-iors. They hael combined oratorical, literary, and' scholastic gifts with  genial, persuasive manners. In all these  i'arnell was lacking. Hut behind this  silence, dignity, and pride, the peoplesaw  i-esorved forces of ability anel pt>wer. The  government began to treat the Irish question seriously, and this "strong, still man  iu a blatant'land,"soon rose to bo supreme  lie tutor of his party. How from his  .might he fell like Lucifer, how he himself  by his own moral weakness anel folly  ������'winged tlie shaft tluit (|tiivered in his  heart" ami soon caused hisdoath,are inat-  ;ers of recent hisLory.  Many Irish revolutionists tried for sedi-  iion, iinel sentenced tei death or transpor-  .atioii, have e;scaped bo.'h penalties, anel  caking flight te> freer lands, have attained  there high public positions. Sir liavin  Jufl'y, indicted at home for treason and  f'elouy. emigrated to A.nstralm, J|i��l became prime minister. Francis Thomas  Meagher''condemned to eleath at the age'  of 2~) for political offenses, had his sentence commuted to life long penal exile in  Van Diemau's.-Land. Escaping to the  Uniteel States, he won renown in oratory,  authtirship an'd ��� journalism, anel in the  ..-.ivil war rose to-the rank of brigjulier-  general. At the time of his death at 4-1,  by accidental drowning in the Missouri,  he was acting governor .of Montana.  The brilliant New York editorial record  of Thomas D'Arcey McGhee, an exiled  Irish leader, and his .subsequent ten years'  service in the Canadian parliament, a post  which he held until his death at the hands  .of. fa cowardly assassin, are facts well  known in American annals.  John TBoylo O'llojlloy's life and work,  form an interesting chapter of rpcent history. --Condemned as an Irish revolutionist'for .high treason-against the British  government," his sentence was'commuted  to 20 years' 'penal servitude in. Western  Australia, whether he was transported tit  the age of 2A. Mscapihg in an open "boat,  he was picked up by a- whaling vessel, and  taken to Philadelphia. Boston, usually  se> chary to unknown merit, took the  young Irish refugee te> her heart, and  opened for him a brilliant career as poet  and prosy writer, leeture;r, and editor.  She had no more loyal or honored citizen.  He lived to found the Papyrus club, to  win a worthy name in our literature anel  died widely mourned and missed, in I.S1K).  The British riders of Ireland in thus  driving out her ine>st gifted sons, have  done her irreparable injury. Te> retain  them.on their native soil, only fair treatment was necessary. Now that home rule  seems near at hand, Ireland has no groat  native leader "to grasp tho coveted prize.  .James Jeffrey Roche, an Irish pe*et and  editor, who litis found among us the career  denied him at home, in a beautiful poem  compares' Ireland to the fair maiden'Andromeda-, chained to the cruel rock, anel  destined te> be the prey of the sea-monstei'  hastening to devour her. How rescue  comes, in these final lines:  -Jlv Heiiulifiil, (hey left thee in thy peril anil thy pain;  The nitfht, llnit llitlh no morrow, was broeiiling o'er the  main;  Hut lo! a light is breaking nf hope fortbee again.  'Tis   I'ci-seiiis' .sword a  Mimiing. !'">' dn-vn til' day proclaiming  Aereiss the: Western main,  O, lrelanil! 0 my iioiintry. he comes to break thy chain '."  Petty Dishonesties.  Are we really living in a degenerateage?  Is mealiness on the iiicroaseaniong us? Is  there still some radical deficiency in our  educational methods which aee-ounts for  thea-pparent failure of so many to retain  and develop theirold-i'ashionod traditions  of houorabie dealing e>n which enir fa.thiirs  prided themselves? These epiestions must  sometimes feae-e; themselves upon the  thoughtful as they observe, not merely  tlie great clie;;tts and defalcations anil e;m-  bn/./,lenients and betrayals of trust, whose  records occupy so much space; in the newspapers, hut more particularly the pestty  meannesses which abound in daily life.  They arc suggested to us at this moment  by a' column in an .American paper before  ns which shows that American ingenuity  lias utterly failed thus far to |>reventgreat  incongruities between the daily records of  the   numbers   admitU-d    to   tlie   World's  Fail1, and the receipts at the gates. It'is  found impossible te> balance the accounts  of ticket-sellers aud gate-keepers. It is  natural to suppose that special pains  would be -taken to engage lor these positions only men with reputations for honesty. Vet the facts are saiii to show that  many of them must be systematically  cheating their employers. This is but a  specimen fact from the: column, but it is  painfully suggestive. Were such things  confined te> the United States we in Canada might congratulate ourselves. Vet  there i.s but too much evidence of a similar lack of nice sense of honor in small  things amongst our own people.  The Paradise of the Wealthy.  We; are just beginning to recognize that  there are certain  porsons who are foredoomed by birth or nurture tolive iu l_ng-  lanel,  anel  who  ought   to   live  there,   no  matter where  they are born.   All great  wealth especially educates this class, for  it is obvious ata glance that I_nglanel, ne)t  America, is the paradise of wealth. Wealth  in thjs country buys eertajq  temporory  luxuries tinel convenioncios, but it buys no  lixoe] rank, whereas in Kngland it can buy  fixed rank/   livery lOnglishmaii may reasonably hope  that ho  can,   wioh   wealth  enough, "found a  family," as it is called;  that he may  in time be toe> rich to be ju-  diciously left out of the peerage.    That  position once gained, it is irrevocable;  no  poverty, no moral disgrace, can make the  slightest practical difference;  whereas, in  this country, the  utmost success gained  by wealth today may vanish tomorrow.  This being the case, it  is  perfectly reasonable that the migration of millionaires,  e)r multi-millionaires,should take place. Of  course the  experiment has ne>t yet   been  thoroughly  tried as le) men   born   in this  country, and in the utmost dreams of Dumas'  Monte Cristo   foreign  wealth never  yet bought an hlnglish peerage.   But that  qnly  adds to the  interest of tho experiment.    But even apart from this extreme  expectation, it is probable that there is no  nacipn  pn earth whole one can   have for  niejro  money so  much   as can be had  in  Kngland,   All   institutions -facilitate' jib;  the unequal distribution is already made,  and it is only needful to step in and bid  high   for one of tho larger shares.    Sumner, Hawthorne, Motley, Lowell, were all  in succession struck  with the fact that  the  delights of  life at   ICnglish country-  seats are  bought on  the condition.'that  these delights are witheld from the many:  the many were  unhoused, they found, in  order that tlie few might have more houses  than  they   needed.    There are   glens   in  Scotland now iulmbited by two shepherds'  aud two game-keepers apiece which'once  sent out their thousand fighting-men. The  essential point is that which was pointed  out'long since by  professor Bryce���that  wealth counts for.-more, not less, in l_ng-  hiud than in America.    Tlie'a-ristocracy'of  birth, long foolishly "hold to beanantie'lote  to that of wealth, in reality plays into its  hands.   Each ��� heeds the other."   "A  millionaire," says Bryce, "has a   better anel  easier social career open to him   in England than in America."   In this country,  he points out, bad persenial qualities may  keep the doors of the  best society, shut  against a man; but   in   England,   great  wealth can  practically buy rank;  or by  putting influential  persons under obligation, can induce thein "to stand sponsors  for the upstart and force him into society  ���a thing whicli no person in America has  the  power of'doing.'- The existence of a  system of.artificial rank  enables a .stamp  to be given to base metal in Europe whicli  can not be given iu a thomughly republican country."    lie further points out that  the feeling in this country toward the very  : '   is one of curiosity and wonder rather  nothing of the Ca.nadhui knights, created,  in her  un.mc.  though most of them, when  they have benight their insignia anel pre>-  cured :i coat-of-arnis from the herald's  offie-e;, cross the Atlanticand are presented.  France tried to found a hoi odilary aristocracy in Canada. Cardinal Bichelieu provided foi- the erection of duchies, marqui-  sates. viscoiintes, and baronies, but began the experiment .with seigniories, and  never got any further. In 1700, the title  of baron ele liongeuil was conferred upon  one Charles do Moyne by the king of  France, and, in IKSI. queen Victoria recognized the right of Charles Colnier  Grant, a. descendant of the first baron, to  wear the tjt|o, This is the only peerage  directly connected with Canada which  will last beyond the life-time of the present holder, iinel Mr, Grant is not a resident  of Canada. Several French Canadians  have been knighted ol' late. Others have  received the Legion of Honor from the  French Hepublic, and few have boon honored by the pope.  Farming Out Damage Suits.  A   new  enterprise of some account i.s  looming up.    It i.s'the farming out of railroad damage suits.    Three years ago the  officers of one of the  trunk  linos asked a  firm of lawyers what sum they would take  to defend   the   road   in   all  suits arising  from  death, accident, and  destruction of  property, tinel   pay the damage in ease e>f  ios_.    Tho  lawyers  named' a  figure, and  have since relieved the oflicers of all anxiety   anel,    virtually,   of   responsibility.  Their undertaking, like insurance, is some-:  what speculative, but they have killed so  many suits  in'the courts anel  have com-  pronii.s-.id oij  sueji  -ulyatageou.s terms in  other cases that  they have made a large  prolit.    Other  roads  have  followed   suit  within a year or so, nnd now several firms  of lawyers are devoting themselves to this  work,   A road that hardly includes three  hundred iniles of track  j.s unclprstood to  pay sixty-five thousand dollars a year as  an insuiunco against damage suits.  oeur d'Alene  HOTEL  Nelson, B.C.  Billiard and  Pool Room.  Hot and  Cold Water.  Electric Bells.  Baths.  Flush Closets.  )__. E. Pliaip,  Proprietor.  RESTAURANT.  Next Door to the Madden Hotel,  NELSON, B. C.  ILVER KING  HOTEL  Mps. W. C. Phillips,  PROPRIETRESS.  PRIVATE  BOXES  FOR  LADIES.  The only Restaurant in Nelson that keeps  open DAY and NIGHT.  ERCHANTS  HOTEL  JOHN F. WARD  MANAGER.  FRONT STREET  KASLO, B. C,  The Very BEST OF Everything,  HE LELA.ND  HOTEL  RESTAURANT  and LUNCH  COUNTER.  OPEN  DAY  AND  NIGHT.  BEN   EDINGTON,  PROPRIETOR.  Front Street, Near the Steamboat Landing,  '������������-, KASLO, B.C.  Devlin & McKay, Props.  TIIK .HKST CUISINK.       THK HKST UK1>S.  THK HKST ejK KVKIIYTHIN'O.  rand Central  HOTEL  Corner Front and   Fourth  Streets,  KASLO,   B.C.  Drop in and  See Me.  Hot and Cold  Lunch.  East Baker Street, Nelson,  otel Victoria  NELSON  The VICTORIA is pleasantly  situate on Victoria street, and  is one of the best Hotels in the  Kootenay Lake Country.  i-icl  tliiiu respect, anel   that they   win  snobbishness than in Kngland.  Tar less  Titled Canadians.  lOvery twenty-i'ourtli ol' May. which is  the anniversary of her  birth, (|iiccn   Victoria distributes titles among her British  and colonial subjects.    Very few hereditary titles are bestowed e>n colonists.  I'itt  projocted a. hereditary house of leu-els for  Canada, but Fox opposed the scheme, and  it was droppud.    A hereditary title without hereditary estates could  not well be  maintained, anel primogeniture anel entail  dt)   not  exist   in   the   colonies.     (Jcorge  Stephen of the Canadian   I'acilic railroad  was lirst knighted and then raised to the  peerage as lord .Moiuitstephen; but he has  no male heirs, anel   the:  title will die with  him.    The;  widow of sir .John .Macdonald  litis been croute.-d baroness .Macdonald. but  it i.s nmrely a life title.    Sir Chnrleis Tup-  per, Canadian agent in Kngland. is a baronet,   anel   the  title*   will   devolve-,  on   his  eldest son.  a.   Winnipeg   lawyer,   if   llie  young man cares  to we-ar it.    There is a  baronet in Toronto, who is a clerk in  Unlaw courts.    Mis father got the bareaie.-lcy  years ago feu- service;s as e-liiel'-,jusl ice (>!'  lrpper  Canada: but   the>   family is   poor.  and poverty and ti hereditary title are an  iH-niatclied   team.    The;   late   sir (ie-orge-  Cartior,  .a   I'Ycncb   Canadian   politician,  was a. baron<���(:, but he dicil without   mule  issue;.   With theseexcop! ions, and another  yet to he mentioned, the;  titles conferred  on Canadians are; life titles only, belonging lo the Ionian Order of St. Michael anil  A. & J. Fletcher, Props.  ACCOMMODATIONS   FIRST-CLASS.  Stu-ja lc-;ive-s Grand C.'ejntntl for Watson. Hear take City,  Threes Forks. New Denver and all points in  the Kaslo -.Sloean elistiiut.  HE PALACE  HOTEL  Corner  Front  and   Fourth   Streets,  KASLO,   B. C.  MAHONEY & LUNDBURG  PROPRIETORS.  hree Forks  HOTEL  , C. CARPENTER, Manager.  E.  MILLS & REVSBECH, Proprietors  GRAND  HOTEL  HANSEN & BLOOMBERG  Proprietors.  THK CM.OSIvST hotf.i.  ill N'elson to the Steamboat taiieliiiK.  nn-: bar ciaituikstiik  Best Brands of Lie-eioi-s  anel Cigars.  alley House.  Lardo District.  ,n  'NOTION' li.AlilH) AND  IUj'NCAN lil VKKS.  NOW OI'KN AND ItKADY  FOli HWSINKSS.  ALL THE PRINCIPAL MINES in Sloeim ell-lricl  can be ri;ai:lie(l in from two tu seven miles from this  hotel, which is Ioi-ateel at Three l-'ork*- ein (.'ar|ii.-nter  creek.  THE DINING ROOM is iineler llie iniiiie-iliiili; sii|ie-r-  inli;iieli:ni:e eif .Mr. ('. Bowe-ii, formerly of llie; Wiiiil-  seii* Holed, Untie.-. .Molilalia, anil (.lie lingers Heile-I  .Missi nilti. .Mini I ii na. who will see In it that I In- euisini:  of the; Three Forks is not, exe-clli'd by Hint nf any  hotel in West  Koolenay.  SPECIAL RATES will he made for weekly liimi-ilei-s,  I'rival i! renin is fur Iraiisienl ��uesls.  he Bolander  HOUSE  ('orner   l-'lilonnlei and  �� i.Ilici-.  Slni-iin   avi-liili-s, ii|iiiij..ilr  N'KW DKN y Kli.  M'< I  Restaurant in  Building  on the Corner.  Betelreioins  rwly  fnriiishi-il.    A share of tin  l'oiinK<: solicited.  public |ial-  J. C. BOLANDER, Proprietor.  Best of Accommodations.  A.   C.   PEARSON,   Prop.  JHE GREAT NORTHERN  HOTEL  t'OHNKi: OF SIXTH A VF.NI'F AND .MAIN  STKF.KTS.  I.AIiHO.  H.C.  Best of Accommodations.  KATKS:   ?l.;Vi T()S_ I'KIt DAY.  FINE BRANDS OF DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED  WINES, LIQUORS, AND CIGARS.  ALLEN & GARVEY, Proprietors  he Tremont.  East Baker St., Nelson.  Isoneteif I he best hotels in Tom I  Mountain eli-lricl, and  is the li(*ji'I'|iiiii-|<m-s for prospector*- anil  working miners.  MALONE    &    TREGIL.L.US,    Props.  John Johnson, Proprietor  Extensive  Improvements  Now Completed.  All Rooms  Refitted and  Refurnished  FINEST WINES,   LIQUORS, AND  CIGARS IN  THE MARKET SOLD AT THE BAR.  Special  Attention to Miners.  UOO.MS FIK.ST-CI.ASS. '        KATKS MODKKATK.  HEMADDEN  HOUSE  At Corner Baker and Ward Streets,  NELSON, B. C.  THOMAS MADDEN, Prop.  THE MADDEN is Centrally Located, With a  Frontage Towards Kootenay River and  is Newly Furnished Throughout.  THE TABLE is Supplied with Everything in  the Market, the Kitchen Being Under  the Immediate Supervision of a Caterer  of Large Experience.  THE BAR  IS .SIJIM'UKI) WITIf"TIIK  HKST HIIANHH OK AM..  ,   KINDS OK WINKS, UQi;0!<K, AND C'le.'Alt.S.  Special Attention to Miners.  OOTENAY  HOTEL  Situate on Vernon  Street, Near Josephine.  The Hotel Overlooks  The Kootenay.  Its Guests can Obtain  Splendid Views  of Both the  Mountains and River.  Axel Johnson, Proprietor  THE ROOMS  A11K I :ON V KNI KNT A X11  CU.MKOKTAHM-:.  THE TABLE  IS  TIIK    HKST   IN   THK  MOUNTAINS.  Special Attention to Miners.  THE BAR IS FIRST-CLASS.  International  HOTEL  Corner  of West Vernon and  Stanley Streets  NELSON,  B. C.  First-Class in Everything'.  THE INTERNATIONAL, has a Comfortably Furnished Parlor lor  Ladies, and the Rooms are Furnished Newly Throughout.  THE TABLE is not Surpassed by  any Other Hotel in the Kootenay  Lake Country, Being1 Supplied  with the Best of Everything-.  JAS. DAWSON & B. CRADDOCK,  PROPRIETORS.  THE BAR  Is Stockeel with Choice Imported and Domes-  tie* Wines, Liquors and  Cigars.  &  >;�����-.__-?> THE   Tftl.BUJSfE:    ffJiMOtf,  B.C., TlTUT_St)_\Y,  -K'NE '*��,  1803  at U/I?oIesaie Only.  a 5p^eialty.  B.  ________  T1   --_  J_.J_J ______ \/  -is-*"--.  20  ^^  STEEET  _jxr____ui.so_N".  THIS    WEEK'S    NEW    ADVERTISEMENTS  .lolin Ileiiir-lDii & Co.. Ni.-l.son -Aiulion sale- of luis ,-U  Xuw 1)oii vur.  .1. Ki-ed Iliiiiicic Cei.. Nflsein-Cliiintjo in ii.lvi.-|-li.~.:-  11101)1. . .  Hyi-oii N. White ('emi-iimy (l-'envi},'it). Ne-I.-on - Corlili-  e-nlo of iiiciiriiciriilieiii.  AloXiinilur .MoKiiy. No��* Desiu-or���N<)lii*i! of *-]ie;ri;i.l li-  conso to out. liml-ur.  W. K. Teieizol, sue.-i-utni-y���Nolic-o i-i:KiiriliiiK KeioLt-n.-iy  l.nlCL'Tok-plii'iio Ciiiniiiiny.    ,  Jli-e.-iiinoi- & W'iit.soii. WiiLsoii���Wiiiseiii holol.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  The   Slocan   Hotel   Company has   quit  business, iinel its |>l-o*i-rt.y���I.lio lleilejl Sloe-im ill. IClislo- is  now in L)i_ IiiiikIs of t.lic (-ix-el tors, of whom (I. 0. Hu-  cliiuiiui, (.'. A. I5iy;oli)w & Ce)., iiiicl.liiiiiosMoDoiuilel & Co.  lire: l.hu pi-incipiil onus. It i.s not, known whether tho hotel will bo kupt upon or not. The liabilities of the now  el-jfunot hotel company footc-el up noiiietliiiii; ovur 3l*i.UU<>.  Only four of the ie>g cabins e>n the  sli-e'els of New Denver remain, anel I hoy will he reinovc-il  in a few (lays. Men me al work oloariii-f and tfnieliiiK the  si reels.  Last week ti publie-. nmetinjf was held at  New Doiiver nnil a eomniiltee appointe-el to raise nieiiiesy  to aid in hllililiiiK 11 wiiLfon reiiiel from New Denver to  Throe Forks. Aflorwariis a Mib~ci-iptioii list, was .started  anel it has been signeel liberally. ,.  This week George  W. Mushes  brought  twenty-live of bis animals from Daviess raiieh to Kas'n..  wil.b the inlent ion of putting them 111 work pae.-kiiiK ore  from the Mountain Oliiuf mine to the enel of the l\.:isle>  wa^on roiiel, 11 eliManoo.of about, ten miles.  Alex .McLeoel litis the  contract for liiittl-  injf sii|)|ilies, niaeliiiiery and ore lo anel from the No. 1  mine anil Ainsworth.  Dick Hughes, who recently attempted  to blow up his wife miele.-liilelrc.-nul Kaslo, has been admitted le- the iii.-ane-asylum at New Went minster, whei e-  he will --us* lhe remiainiler of his eluys.  Horn, tit Donald, e>n the I7th instant, te>  t he wj/e of J. C I'it is, 11 daughter.  We do imC believe 111 any of the gos]H I  truths bunded elown by our forefathers. Whenii boy, i>e:  were lolel Unit the rainhiiw was the Almiglily'l sign tlmt  tlio worlel would never again be deMmycel by a (loud, (.11  TuoMhiy evi-niiiK there uppi-iircil in llie: heavens 11 ideal' y  elollne-d' rainbow���and 11. has been raining ever sine.:.  The-M: old gei-.|iel truths <-an 110 miire he: ele-peiiele-d on than  the Miiti-ni'Miln niiiilii by the Ivusle) papers in regard It.  tlie; work that, is being elone on lhe Ka.-do & Sloi-nn  railway.  On oneof lier trips last week tliestea.mer  (.'oltl mh.ii took 1W) Ions of .sugar e.-uiiMgneil lo Spukiiiii*  from Kobe, Japan.  (jilson   -C   Ce).   of   Beniier's   Furry   have  snbhi-il about ,-i mile anel a half of work oil the Nelson &  Fort Shopparel on the wr.-t enel of Mi-1 .can's work.  They will i-nililoy about forty men anel expoet to begin  work this week.  Travel between Bonner's Ferry anel  points on Kootenay hike is wry light, but. Ihe steamboat  crews arc kept, busy, uovorlholoss���lighting mosquitoes.  Major .Barnes, who ��� i'or . the last two  years has been customs eiltice-r of the United States at the  hounelary line on Kootenay river, has been removed to  make a i>Inec for agood Democrat. The: major will, for a  time ut least, remain at the boundary, where hehas.-ui  intere.-t in an established business.  Dr. W. A. Hendryx was in Nelson this  week milking prepaiat ions lo take a trip through Slocan  district with'J'rof. Parks.  Members of amateur tithletie associations competing for nnil winning prizes during llie e-ele-  bi-iil ion will he given medals of I lie value of (bee-ash prize:  won. the ini-el-i):- to be of their own seleidion.  Angus MeCiiliivrny has .sold one-half his  interest in (he Now Denver townsite to W. II. Smith, I.he  loe-alor of the Mountain Chief mint;, for Slii/iOU. Mr. lie-  (J illivray still lias an eighth interest, in the townsite.  The Galena Trading Company of  L'ile>t  Hay hitsopenedii branch store at barelo.  Some of Them Should be Muzzled.  The .following, printed  in  the Victoria  Times, tintl dated 'Nelson, June 20th, is a  sample of the "rot" sent tei the coast re-'  garding affairs in Kootenay:    " With few  exceptions.every clause of the mining act  is condemned impart or in  whole."    it is  safe to say the writer of the above sentence knows .nothing of mining and less of  mining 'men and  prospectors.    Ic is also'  safe to say that  he  has ne>t a dollar in-  vesteel in West Kootonay district,'for if  he hael he would think twice before circulating reports that can have butone effect  on the outside.-that is, cretite distrust of  our hi ws anel our district. The coast papers  'should mu/./.le some of the correspondents  they have let loejse in West Kootenay.  Do a Cash Business for Awhile.  The loading merchants of the Ivooleiiiiy  Lake! country should use a little more discretion in extending credit to every Tom,  Dick, and Hurry who asks for it. The  towns in the; Kootejiiay country are overrun wilh nie-ii whose; sole; capital is the  credit gisi-n I Imin by e>ur iiitirciwuits. Kx-  t cue I ing credit to this class is 1101; einly unfair to the men alrea'dy in business on  their mvn e-apital. but is unfair to the-  banks and \vliole;sah; heiusejs tliat. in ;t  great measure, carry our mere-haiits  through the dull seasons -seasons that  lor some; reason seem tei be altnt)s|', continuous. _*___   Will "Work it Themselves.  The; recent discovt.-ry at the loot e)f Sle>-  e*an lake is se> promising that the linders  hiive; elee*ie|e;el to weirk the e-laim tlteni-  selves. "Bill" Springer says it is the best  ele'fiue-d ledge that he; has yctse;e;ii iu West  Kootenay; (bat it is in granite: anel (h.-il  it will ge> elown. The; le-west assay httel  ga ve a return of !!'_() ounce;s in silv<;raud  $10 in gohl to the ton. The ore; al;-o cein-  t.-iins e;e)j)pe:r. but nt) Icatl.  K. |{. Alhorloii liiis 11 full slock of everything ri:i|iiircil  by p|-ospi:i-loi-s iinil iniiii.-i-.-ul hi.s store, Watson, I!, t'.  Save money iinel piireliiise your oiillit from K. It.  AlhiM'leni, Walson. H. ('.  The: best line-on anel haul iu the Keiole.-nay dislrie-f nf K.  Ii. Alhertiin's, Walson. II. f.  One i;ur lloiu- in store al K. It. At Iii-i-Iimi's. Watson.  NOTICE.  From iinel iifte.-r the date of this iinli.-e:. no eui|iloyi;cof  the: Ke-ol.e-iiiiy I.like Tele-phone! I'oiiipniiy, I.imileel, has  iiiilhorily lo routine;! de-bls in the inline of the company.  Allortlers for goods or supplies must he: signed bj .lolin  Houston, presieioit of lhe conipany.  W. F. 'I'KKT/.KI,. s.-iM-e-tiii-v.  iXclsoii, I!. ('., Miiy 1st. KS'.a i  atson Hotel  AVATSON, B. c.  THE TOWN OF WATSON, situated as il. is be-  Iwi-oii Hear anil Kish lakes, on the Kaslo-Sloean  wagon road, -in miles froin Kaslo anil Hi from New  De.-nver, is lhe most central point iu Slocan district..  THE   WATSON   HOTEL   is  one  of  the   bust, kepi  housc-s   in   the entire Slaean  country.   The ilimng-  riiinii and kitchen are in charge- of female help of ox-  c jierienee.    The bar i.s sloe-keel with the best brands ot  lii|iioi's and cigars.  _3_-i_3i>w_:_sr__3_-. <si '\v___a?so-sr,  i-noi-kitcrous.  TATii^RINa  c  I woulel rospe-etl'iiully invile gentlemen to an  curly inspeetion of my selections in Woeillens  Suitings anil Trouserings. My prices will be  foil nd inoilerale; I ninke: il a ] mill I 10 keep  lhe:|ii as low us i.s eemsistenl wilh good ina-  loriiil. tiooel workmanship anel llioi-aroai-.il  attention reeinisite lo get. up siitisfai-.lory garments.  eJ^._MZ_I__lS   ^.FilC-E,  Nerch^tnt Tailor,  NKXT TO I'OSTOFFH.'K.  nki.son, n. e:.  PEIM and SUMMER  SUITINGS.  3J1.  J".   SQUIEB,  _vn__3_-2.c___:-__-srT tailob,  lias received his stock of Spring anil Summer .Suiting-.,  ".uiil is prepared to turn out suits as well nindo and  .-.tylisli as. any  Merchant Tailor in (liuiiulii.  Maker street, (just, west, of the brielge), Nelson.  "BYRON N.  "WHITE COMPANY" (FOREIGN).  lie-giMeroel  Ihe: 27111 day of l\lay, 1WW.  Certificate of Incorporation.  This is lo certify that I have this day registered the  "Ui'i-on N. While I'onipany" (foreign) under tho "Companies' Act," I'iirt IV.. "Registration of Foreign Companies," and lhe "I'ompRiiios' Act Ainenilinent Ac-l, UJS.1."  The objects for which the Coiiihany is established lire:  'i'lie iu:'t|iiii-ing and holding-lands by gift, purchase, or  as mortgagee, lessee or otherwise, and..the selling, leasing,  inorlgugiiig, excliiinging and otherwise doaliiifj in ��� or.  alieiiiiting the same; the exploring for. locating, procuring, holding, buying, leasing, exchanging, selling and operating mines, mineral limit and mineral or mining  claims: llie milling, ii Hurrying anil producing ores ami  minerals of all kinds, including gold, silver, lead, copjier.  iron, and all ofhor medals ami minerals; the transporting,  niarkeliug, buying, selling ami trading in sucli ores anil  minerals:" the'milling, smelting, refining,, reducing and  working sue:h ores, metals and minerals, and all or any of  them, and the proiliu-ts thereof: the buying, selling, procuring, holding, exchanging and dealing iu standing and  ofhor Limber, anil Lhe cutting, transporting, marketing,  sawing and 'manufacturing thereof; the owning, cein-  strui-lioii. erection, operation anel improvement or water  powers: the improvement uf rivers anel streams:, ,-mil lac  driving, assorting anil elclivery of logs and timber; the  erection, construction anel operation of saw-milks, cletlric  iisrht and power plants; anil tei conduct said business, or  any or either of them, in the state of Wisconsin, and in  any of the-slates and territories of the -United Stales.  .��l(jxie:er and Hrilish Columbia, anil to do all acts and  things whicli shall be necessary or convenient in the conduct of said businesses, or any or either of 1 hem, including the buying, owning, selling, leasing, exchanging and  dealing in any 'and all kinds e>l property, real or personal,  and both.  ���Tlie amount of the capital slock of the said Company is  live hundred thousand ilollurs, divided inlo one million  shares nf lifty cents"each.  Tlie place of business of the saiel Company is loeateel al,  Nelsun, Province of Hrilish.Columbia.  In testimony  whereof I   have hereto set my hand anil  aflixoel mv seal of ollice, this L'7th day of May. 1S!)H. at the  Cilveif Victoria, in the Province of Jiritisb Columbia.  '   11.. s.| CI. LKCOATT,  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.. ;  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that the following add ilional  Mining Iteeoreliug"Division in the West Kootenny Klec-  teinil District bus been established, namely:  .S. Lardeau ���Daniel A. Luiney. Kecoriler���lo comprise  all llie land on the l.ardo Kiver, commencing at a poinl  eight miles from where the saiel river leaves Trout Lake,  and nn all the streams llnwing into such portion of the  Laiilu liiver. and on all the streams and rivers (lowing  into Trout. Lake anil into the Columbia Kiver. Upper  Anew Lake, between Alenlolex Itivt-r anil Half-way  Creek, excepting the lauds on Fish Creek lying niirlh of  Uatlle: Creek, und tin tlit: strenins Mowing inlo saiel Fish  Ci-i-ek alio vi! Mat He Creek.  Noliceis also given that the limits of the Itevolstoket  anil llli-cill.:wat!t Mining |{i:i:ordiug Divisions, us delineel  1111 lin- '.lib iluv of l)e.-i!inbi:r. I.S'.II. and the; Ith day of August, l,S!l_ respect.ivly. lire- altered by excluding Ibose portions of the- elivisit 11 is now contaiiii.el wit bin lhe uftircsuiel  Lui-e'li.-nii Division. A. CA.MPMKLL MKDDIK,  Deputy I'rovineial Si!i:re:tary.  I'reivincial Siie-redary's Ollle-e-. :��lth May. ISKI.  NOTICE OF   SALE  OF  MINERAL CLAIM.  (Uiuler Section K'.l of lhe Mineral Aid., ISill.)  Kiigcnie Augusta Lewis having failed fo pay her pro-  porliiin of the assessment, work done on the Loudon  mineral claim, situate on Toad mountain, in Nelson mining division of West Koolenay district, Hrilish Columbia,  her inidiviilcd one-half interest in saiel claim, or as inii.-li  thiii-i'iif as will pay the iiiiiount elidineiueiil (Ki.hOI teigelher  willi Ihe e:osls of sale, will bcsedtl lothe highest bidder, ut  public auction, on Thursday. .Inly-'llth, I.SiKi. at 2 o'tiloek  P.M. 'lhe sale to lake place iu front of the mining  rei-ortler's ollle-e at  Nelson. Hrilish Columbin.  ItOKKKT YUILL. cei-ouner.  Nel-on. It. (!.. .lime l��t,h. 1MB.    Broker's Notice  Friiin and after duly 1st the undersigned will be prepared In all end to all consignments of goods and chattels  field ut lhe Out port of Nelson, IS. t,'., for payment, of oils-  C. HAMBER, Nelson, B.C.  NOTICE.  Nolie-e: is hereby given, that tbiily thiys ul'ter dafi; I in-  teuullo apply lo the chief ceiuimissione:r of lands anil  works for a special license loe.-ul tiiiiberon the following-  elese:i-ibe:el land ill West Kootenay disl rie:|. Commencing  al 1111 initial post planted on the eastern shore! of Slocan  lake ul a point iil-onl two miles from the lieuel of the  lake, Ihence running south UK) chains along the shore  of llie; lake; fheiie-e (K) chains cast; thtuioo Hit) i;ha!ns  north; Ihence west IKI chains, more! or less, tu initial posl.  Containing l'KKl iu;i*es more or less.  ALKXANDKI! Me-KAV.  New Denver, .lime *��nl. 1����.  CHEMISTS and  :      DRUGGISTS  A large iinel complete slock of the binding linos of  Drugs,  Chemicals,  Pat.ent Medicines,  Perfumes,  Soaps,  Bmshes,  And  Toilet Articles of  Cor. Bal-cr and  Josephine  Streets,  Nelson, B. C.  ft ���-���������''  Central Oflic-c*  of the  __ ^_ ... i   Kootonay Lake  Every Description.;    -reiepjiono.  A  large anel eeunplclo slock of   *  ^TALL PAPER  FURNITUBE 5 PIANOS  AND UNDERTAKING.  jas. Mcdonald & co.  JOSEPHINE   STREET,   NELSON.  AVENUE A, NEAR THIRD  ST., KASLO.  Carry full lines of all kinds of  Kurnil lire for re.-iilenies. hotels.  ami  oilices.    Mai tresses   uiuile  lo  oreler,  anil  at  prie-es  lower  than  eastern and  eoa-l   luuuiit'ucliircr--.  T1IKV  AUli  ALSO  AIIKXTS   l-'lllt  Evans  Pianos and  Doherty Organs  NELSON SHOE -STDBB  men's G. XV. Itussia tan pointeel toe. Two lincsof  youth's balniorals, good lookers and good wearer.--.  A beautiful line of Misses' grain school boots.  Men's checked canvass for the elu.-ty season. Our  porpoise, rifle, silk, anil flat, laces, blacking kits,  cork and premier insoles are also here. More to  follow.  linker street, at east enel of bridge. Xelson.  W. .1.   WILSON*.  \v. i'i-;t:i)L"i-:.  .WILSON & PERDUE.  Nelson and,Kaslo.  Will contract to supply mining' compani ;s anil  steamboats with fres'j meats, anil de!iver same ,-<t any mine  or landing  in   the   Kooti'miy  Lake conn try.  NELSON Ofiice and Mai'ket. 11 East Baker- St.  KASLO MARKET, _.-_ont Street. .  Slocan Trading & Navigation Conipany, Ltd.  -zzzv  i    --._..,...,_���.,  _L_.j____i��__-^Tv-  mm^^p:::^  :isi.-r  l-'.iur  N'e-w  ***^"^**r-*r^wi-."^^::*r>.��*:i'^il  The coinpnny's Al  passenger anil freighl slcuiiu:  W.  HUNTER  (i. I.. KSTAI'KfH'K M  hl-:.\VI-:.S  N!-:\V   HI-:.\'Vi:i,'  daily   for   Silvcrli.n   I  .Mile: Cil.v) end lieiiil nf Sloi-au lake-. icl uriiing i.i  Deliver by li  I*. Al.  l-'Olt  IIA'I'KS applv on board.  W. c. .Mck'l.N'N'OX. Sccrclury.  .Iiini!. 2lsl. IS'.CI. Silvcrion. 15  SUMMONS.  In lhe Coiinly Ceiui-f o! Koolcmiy, holdei; ill��� Xelson.  In  llie  mailer of llie  Mochtniies   l.i.-n  Ae I,    ISill. and   in   j  lhe mailer of liens lib-el by  l-'iMiik  I!;;-| iu ami   li.-irry   |  llailey against   llie l.e  lloi  mini', si! '.ate   lymg. .-.ml   '  being e,n 'I'ruil  e-ree-k. in  West Koolonuy ilisn-i.-l   of  I  Hrilish lloliimbiu, u boil I seven miles from lhe i illi  of said Trail creek, and being eluly rcciirdcd in lhe  ollice! for thii record nf mines, nl lhe: town of Trail  Creek, in Wesl Knolcuiiy di^lricl afore-iiid. unil  owne-el by lhe l.e l.'eii Mining \* .''ini-ltiiig Compiiuy,  ciii-rying'on business nl Trnil t'reek afoi-.-sai.:.  To I.i! lloi Mining iV .-'mell ing l 'ompuuy iiforcsaid.  Vou nre hereby suiniiieeie-el In a.pp.-ur al Coiinly ('���inrl,  to be holden at X'cl.-on. on lliiiliiii ii dii.v id .1 uly. A. I >, I.-.:.':.,  al. the hour of Icn o'eloe-k in the fore-noon, lo show i-.-iii-..'  why the said l.e I'.oi mini.! should no! be: seil.l lo .-utify  tin;*claims of Frank llaipiu mill Marry nuiley who huv.';  iutely obtained judgiui-iiis iu t.hi- lioiiorahli! e-euirl ('tr  jJII'ili.SI) I'or wages due Ihein for work and labor done in,  on, und ni'oiind saiel l.e lloi mini-anel fin- ibinmgc ; ce,n-  nee-.teil I herewith and cosls of said judgments.  Dated this llllli duv of .lime. A. |)��� ISICt.  (Signed) T. II. (.'I l-'l-'l\.  Ui-gislriir of Count v Court. Ne-l^on, !!.('.  I-'. M. Mi-I.Keili, Nelson.  !!.('..  Soliijior for l-'niiik llalpin usid Harry Itniley.  FOR SALE.  I.ol 11 block 7, Knsl Hake-r street. Xi-l-mi. -.-. i!h I;. -i..:-y  house!. Ituiifs for ill1) a nionth. I'rice, .-:'l:;i).-: i -11 ��� ��� -1!,::'[  e.-ash, balm ii-o in .'I, li, und !) mini I lis ul M per e-i-nt. ini .-n .|.  Two lots on Mniu strei.-l. Trail ('ree.-k, Willi biiileling  suiliible for a hotel. I'rie-e. ifIVXI; hull'cash, balance- hi .'!  aiiiKi inontlisal S per eenl iulercsl,  Lots I and ,'i hloi-k I.S 'I'ruil Creek, with It-room h.inse  furnishiid. I'rie-e. SfilO; half cash, balance in .'! anil (i  moiilhs ill Kpere-enl iuleresl.  Apply lei JOHN HOUSTON & cei..  I Inii.-.|em block, Nel-on. 11. {'.  F4/B  ��_?<  ��  Our stoek is now eoimplete in every department and  oof prices lower tfean ever. On and after the first of  July our terrns will he  rnr|*��2-_*!j-__��_.   g^  ^^T^*!r_?'  BV__3     _____>     ~_iL_    ^Jrn.  ^'T1 i^j 'Sjjr'  jF^I-'"'1'^!  ���^���35  p"?_��r^ fSS'g'-^-* l*-1  ��id M2,d AJM  _F,_R,OIS^_:E, steeet, _e_:a.s_lo.  jioiiiig, Spy Ms9 Boots, Shoes, Groceries, Bapilwape, Iron and Steel.  MINING   COMPANIES,   MTNEKG,   AKD   PROSPECTORS   FURNISHED   WITH   SUPPLIES.  r^-^, ____Xk_  __L     Jsazd JL. _L j*i__>'  Shelf and  H eavy Hardware  Stoves, Ranges, Tin ware,  Coal, Iron, Glass,  Powder, Fuse, Caps,  Steel, Nails, Paints, Oils.  Liners'  Lumbermen9 -and  Blacksmiths9  Outfits  in ' Stock.  fe55Effi__</  V*__.��.:*5S_3^  EEC-is,  eM  __5_Sp___ tSK-i-y-ass-tona.      Easis^i  ___������-_��� j_.-?m ___^I ir  !.7��S.r-Z-_--*_Z l��SK{gCK-5C.__��?_-3    e3J_T^-^_3__E_%_a^^  _A.  J3j"0"CJ-_I5rO_K  CI  T  vi ll 3 1  a rJ *J  ^r  WtrQ  hi s 1 w? ii"i-f 1.  Li U ?! UpUU  i@f  Q  a  mmai  OiTflee Supplies, Stationery, Music, Ete.  Do you want a heavy or light flannel shirt   or  ^  silk  0^  ��-ilk--*i'y,'^v'0^  ��^r  pUi  ��� Kj  t._-l  siiK-mixed shirt; or a percale  shirt; era white dress shirt; or a pure white.  flannel shirt; or anything in the way of collars  and cuffs?   If you do call at the postofiice store.  Wells, Clothieps, N-  9  v m * fr<  1  T'  _____  -__%, Jt*_L _i_ JL*d  HAT  H  ZJ&. ___aaa __i_ fe__  TKAIL, B. C.���The gateway for Trail Creek's rich Gold Mines and the chosen site  for the Pyritic Smelter. We are bringing in goods from Canada and the United  States,  having the  best  transportation facilities of any town in West Kootenay  Miners' Supplies and General Merchandise by the  District, v/e cannot be undersold,  pound or ton.  Prospectors' Outfits a Specialty,  ALEX LYNCH,  JAS. M. STEWART.  Sff_lfe_i^lr**^_i  ^^(���s.-^^^T-r*?:-1-y������, ^\ jy.g,;,?���-a -���gr7TSf--?5r--5ETg^ 'ff-----^?^"--?^ ^k-r^;-"^^ }^^,^%t^l^ wwa��� \'l<- _-;!', '-jn f 7*vttt&zwrytrrr3rr&^^       Wm

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