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 hast arte- BJesf Kootenay  Have   Better Showings   for Mines  than  any  oilier Sections on the Continent  of America. .  (Capital an6 Brains  Can   Both   be   Employed   to   Advantage   in  the  Mining  Crimps of East and  West   Kootenay.  .FIRST  YE>\R.-i\T0..  NISLSOJS1",   BRITISH.   COLUMBIA,  THURSDAY, JULY   :W.   IS!):;.  PRICE  TEX  CENTS:  WE WANT TO  BE   INDEPENDENT  AND    NO,   LONGER     UNDER    THE    DOMINATION   OF MARA, BARNARD  &   CO.  The Customs. Olllcer.'i 1" Kootenay District  Should not be Compelled lo Traiiwict liiui-  Uienis Thi'uiiii'li New Westminster, but  ShuuM   _}_ul   Direct   With   Ottfiwu.  Tim customs nflicers in the Koolenay  Cake district had another shaking up this  week, and o\'i��ry(liin__. is now again iniu-li  the same as iL was last spring. Him Is can  fill) as they please, that is. (lie boats of flu.'  _Uara-Barnard lini' can run as they please;  the other boats I>rri111_,- required Id observe  the customs regulations. This slad.' ol"  things will continue just as long as the  Koolenay Lake district is iiiiilur thai, of  New Westminster. If I.lie Kootenay Cake  district is so important as to require the  services nl'a down clerks, prevenfive ofli-  cers. and oflicers of higher decree, il, certainly should not, be compelled lo play see-  ond fiddle lo so unimportant a district as  iS'ew Westminster. Tlie government  .should make the Kootenay Lake district  independent of any other district in the  province: one whose officials would tra il  ea used to be made of all Canadian cuttle  imporled. and at times their importation  'was prohibited altogether. The following  from tin; Winnipeg Krco Kress shows how  (he game is work<id : " I f sir ( Minrlcs Tapper is correctly reported: and he is of tin.'  opinion th;it a cheat has lieen put upon  Canada by substituting a diseased lung  for a healthy one: the fraud should be exposed if if look half a year's re\'eiiue. II.  would be worth a good deal lo get, a I. i.he  bottom of a piece of rascality of that  kind." Canadians, would you believe it?  Our dear kinl'olk iu ihe "old country"  even descend lo low down "Yankee"  t ricks to keep our cattle from coming in  competition with theirs. The sooner Canadians collie to the conclusion that- the  people of I he "old count ry " are devoid of  all sentiment when il comes ton question  of trade, tin' better it will  be for Camilla.  THE   NEW   NAM13S.  Southern Kooteiuiy's Vothij. Power Iuurcsiiuud  by More Than Two Hundred.  The following names are posted at the  government olliee in ' Nelson, as required  by law. and if no objection i.s raised at  the court of revision iu August they will  be placed on the voters' list for the electoral district-of West Kootenay:  saet their business direct with the department at Ottawa. If that were done little  dittle difficulty would be bad iu arranging  matters so as to allay the local jealousies  that a re continually cropping out. Nelson,  because of its central location, should be  made a port and Kaslo a sub-port. Preventive .officers, as at present, should be  stationed at the boundary line on the  routes of travel. Tlie Kootenay Lake district should embrace all t-lie territory between the eastern boundary of ihe province and the western boundary of West  Kootenay district. Itshould be in charge  of an experienced official: one who has  not only backbone, but the moral courage  to carry out the law and the rules of tlie  department wit limit fearor favor zone who  would make j\lr. iWara and Mr. Barnard  tee the scratch." just like common non-  officeholders doing businessin t hecounl i'v.  No good reason can be advanced for having one regulation for members of parliament who happen to be running steamboats and another for steamboat owners  who do not happen to be politicians. The  truth is. Messrs. Mara and Barnard have  "run" tilings in this disf riet just a trifle  too long, and the. sooner they are called  down tlie better rfewill be for the district.  Another truth is, we do not..'wanta wishy-  washy collector from an outside district'  ruling over us.    On   his visit if he ever  makes it���Mr.'Wallace, the controller of  customs, will have an opportunity~lif^iear-  ing our grievances and desires, and as^-lie  has gained high office by first.gaining high  office in a political-religious society, lie'  must bo. possessed of over average ability,  and, no doubt, will settle the customs  muddle in a way that will be to the best  interests of both the government and the  people of this'district.  At present George .Johnstone is collector  of the sub-port of Nelson: .J. M. Mcintosh  is preventive officer at Kaslo, and "J. C.  Rykert is .preventive officer at his old  stand on Kootenay river. Mr. Berry, who  was col lector at Nelson for a week, returns  to 'Victoria, where he was a. subordinate  clerk. Mr. Mcintosh, who was to'have  taken Mr. Hykert's place, came to the conclusion he did not want to remain at a  station where the cost of living-would be  equal to the.salary, aiul so refused to displace Mr. Kykorf. He was, therefore, sent  to Kaslo.  Coder this arrangement the State of  Idaho is not required to come to Nelson,  but can run direct from Bonner's Ferry to  Kaslo and return.' The Nelson will run as  before, that is, from Bonner's Kerry to  Nelson via Kaslo. returning the same way.  Tlie Spokane, although an American bottom, is allowed to do a coasting business  in Canadian waters, which i.s contrary to  law. But, then. Mr. Mara-and Mr. Barnard, owners of the Spokane, have seats in  parliament, a privilege not enjoyed'by the  owners of the Slate of Idaho.  Goat River District.  The news from Coat b'iver district is  not startling, but it is that satisfactory  progress i.s being made on development  work on the various claims. The Columbia Mining Company is working two of  its copper claims, the Cladiator and Sea  King. The sha ft on the Clad kit or i.s down  twenty-live feet and (he ground looks  promising. The shaft will be sunk to a  depth of sixty feet, \vhen a crosscut, will  be run for the hanging wall, to ascertain  the width of the ledge. On the Sea King,  a. tunnel blO feet long will tap the ledge at  a depth of 120 feet. The most noteworthy  new discovery i.s the one made by, John  'Wilson. It is situated south of the famous Alice and isan extension of that claim.  No Sentiment in Trade.  There are people in Canada who imagine  that the people of Great Britain differ  from those of other nations: they imagine  that because the people of Canada, are. in  the main, descendants of people born in  Great Britain, that the people of the latter country will allow (hen i special trade  privileges. The British farmer would  stilTer great loss if Canadian cattle \\e\'r  allowed to enter Great Britain, and in  order to pic\enl, their importation the  cry was raised that Canadian rattle, were  diseased, and that if allowed |r> enter  Great Britain the disease would spread  (o native cattle. The cry was so effective    that   a    rigid    inspection    was  K.  (iridium. William  Vllll.'llll.  Fred W.  Con wick. lioliui'l .Alexaiiitm  Turner. .Inlin A iillinny  Holt'i;, William N'ii-lioliw  .Alain, l.uliL'i-t  Ale I .(.ml. Kinniiiiorc Al.  Mountain, Kicderick A.  Hiiekc. Iloriiri! Walpol.  Healey, Hohert John  Mult, '(ir;uii.e. Virol  ttdiliriii-. Art Inn- 10.  Applowhniie, Kdward  t'lcli'licr. I'Viink  Marks. Alfred .Inlin  lligoliiH', (ii_nl-f._ A.  Alt-lfillivry. Aiil.ii-.  Al nir. Alexander  Nloii.iiii. Koherl .1.  Wnnd, I'Yauk A.  SinipMin. .Inlin H.  I'nil. Thomas S.  S|irnul(), Junius  r'uroin. William  sjliecils. (icni-iji!  WilN, tiirliunmd W.  Killi.v. Kiiriirsl  Haxundalc, l.'icliard  (iialiain. William II.  Tiiylur, .Inlin Arthur  Xeclainls. .liimu-i  Shaw. s. ]'.  Iiiiirci-.-. Thomas  I limey  Mills. Thomas- Alfred  Arlhur. 1-MwanI ('.  Shinier, (iillicrt  Stanley. 10. II.  (iruhniii. (irnrj.!1 W.  Whiteside, (ieore.'.  Miilav. Jiinalhan  Wood- Alfred Wills  Buelianan. (icm-ftc "���  lihiek. David  I'inNaiiee. Hurry W..  ('(inline, i'Mward  .Mel'hail. Duncan  lioodennuK'h. Arthur  Koadley. Thninii.s John  Wliiltii'r.  John  Alexander  (tofidwin,  ('.   lieiu-leiilironl.  Uciiciin. Jnnies A.  Wiilim'ijy. John  I'opiiard, John (I.  Alellon.ild. I.'aniel  ll.(iti|ii!r. James  Love, James It.  Alaedoniild. Alexniider  "Ilarroii, lOruust.  Kckersnn. Andreu-  l.uask. Ueorge 0.  Maekay William Drake  Ihi'-ches. James Franklin  Hnillie. William  Jardine, Andrew  Hhorwood, Leonard 10.  Kane. Ueorge Thomas  (lameron, Alfred  Alatheson. William  (Iray, Tlionuis W.  sjlone, Oliver Tinson  Hell.. Iain us K.  Iluyhes, l-'reil l\.  Alcl'hee. John Al.  Camphell. Archibald  Irving. William  (.'lark, .lames  Decker. lOdward  McLeoiI. John S.  Fletcher, Josiah  Fletchor. Archie  McMillan. John  Alc(!uij.an. John (!.  Wlictcn. (Miarlcs  Uilehri-I, Neil  I la in il [ mi. I'ohcrl J.  .MeAmire\vs. A!icliacl  Canieron. 10van A.  O'Hay. Daniel  Alclntosh. Finlav  Alcl.eod, 11 ki__.1i i).  I''aweett, .Samuel  Slralherii.  Hoheii  .Mel'hail. Duncan I).  McMillan. Daniel  Mcl.ati_.lilu.ii.  William   I.ec  lirciiini!!-. David  Nicks, tit'iiricu W.  Nicks Isaiah  .Slralherii. William li.  Hall. Alfred  10.  Iltigoiiiu, ('harlc:  I'errv. l.'liiirlus K'dward  I'hair. Kdward 10.  Sehitllz. Samuel IJ.  Walker. James F.  McLean. David I!.  Walley, Kdward I'.  Herkins. Waller (i.  Slewarl. .lames  , Aluir. Andrew Creehloii  , liluiidell. I.ichard  ' Tulsnii. John W.  Ilei-sch. John  Kii'kpiilr.'ck. .lolin A.  .loliiison. Ii'dirge II.  Irvine, l-'redurick  Howes, .In _-pli II.  , Hicliardsiiii. (ioorge W.  : liilchic. Joseph l-'rodei-ick  Hiiuiro. Fivd J.  ; I lays. John (,'.  | (irav.    I'iercpont  Hamilton  | Wailiey, William  Henry  | AIcLean. Angus L  ! ICasion, Jaine.i  1 AlclCerrow.  Walter  Howie  ; A-ilihy, Hugh Uihson  ,' Situpsoii, John Li|Hworlh  , Stewart. Williain S.  I Henderson, Silas .lu.--i.pli  I AInnre, John |).  ' AleKinnon, Archie  AlcL'alluin. Dinu-ati  I Murray. I'utrit.-k I,'.  ', (Irani,  I Innald  , .Sloan. I'Jltner Alurdock  .lohnslone. Ueorge  1 Myers. Hamilton  l.'elallack, John L.  Alctiillivniy, John II.  : (.'ntlirie. Aiatth-jw  ' nuchannn. James ICetclimn  i Johnson, Archie AL  : McArtlmr...l.'tnies  Me("iii-oil. Archie  Alalan.-'.'in. Harry  iMeArtliiir, I'ohcrl  Duniont, .los'cph  AlclCav. .tunics  Kathhoiie. Alervvn It. W.  May. Tli'iintis H.  ���Sprout, (i. II. S.  Townsend. Neville Fred  li'udd. lienrv Villoria  O'Fai'rell.    '  lleuthcole.' Hennet (i. W.  Ivohson. Cleorgo It.  Dennis. Oliver George  Gillin, Terrence Ilainilton  Sttickey. liicluirrl  Wilson. William John  Christie. Frank Gibson  Chandler. Frederick ('.  \yilliaiiistin.-Charles A.  Neelands, lliunilton (ieorge  Aikenhead. Alex D.  .Smart, James  Sliiell, Kobert  Hubert.; Ilenrv  Parkin, Joseph  Turner. I'eler ��� Hotly Cariie  Turner. James Kdward  Harrison. Leigh  Hicluuond  lirowii. Kdward V.  Iiiichanan, Arlhur II.  Craig. Leonard  Clark, David  (lallop, Walter Joseph  Uallop,  William   Nalhauiel  | (.'allop. Walter l!os  | Kll.-ir. Charles  i Keefcr. Ceorge II.  j .Scale. James  i Keel'er. John Al.  ! Scale. Joseph  ! Wooil-i, (Ieorge II.  ; UJlli,. Tliomas Diincan  ; Keel'er. Thomas S.  j Alorice. David T.  , llerry, Tlmiiius  i .Widen, (ieorge I!.  I Hell. John  ; La France.  lOlzear  Nazairc  I Hod-on. William  : Iliiinber, Claude S. F.  I Wil-oi. William  ! I-Vlei'son. J oh n  . Tlciinpsoii. Alexander-S.  j Abriel. '|"liomas  ; Aladdi'ii.  Hugh  Madden. Hubert  AN   UNFAIR   NEWSPAPER  Raises Points that it Will not Willing-ly Discuss.  The Bonner's Kerry Herald is seldom  fair when il prints an\'hing concerning  Nelson, and iievur loses an opportunity to  get iu a foul blow. Its latest is in regard  to making Nelson a suh-port. This action,  it. states, will cause loss ant I inconvenience  much greater (Jinn at lirst appears, as  nearly nil the merchandise going lo Kaslo,  Gardo. Duncan City. New Denver, and  I'ilot May comes via Bonner's Kerry. The  hulk of the merchandise sold at Kaslo is  purchased in eastern Canada, and i.s shipped via I lie Canadian  Pacific, a road  that  for  some   reason   does   not,   run   through  Bonner's Kerry.    What is (.rue of Kaslo i.s  true of I'ilot Bay and Bardo. Duncan City  not Being a receiver of goods as vol.   New  Denver gets !).".  per cent of its goody via  Nakusp.    The Herald also speaks glihly of j  the outlet, and says that it is closed hv ice  during the winter.     Will   the   Herald" tell  its   readers   the   condition   of   Kootenay  riser   from   Bonner's  Kerry   lo  Koolenay  lake during I he lime  the outlet   is closed  hy   ice?    The  Herald   is   well  aware that  Koolenay river is closed   by ice for fully  four months each year, while the outlet i.s  seldom closed more t han as  many weeks.  It needs not Be closed  a day if the steani-  hoa f company would expend $__()() in properly ironing a  barge with which to break  ice. the ice never forming  to it thickness  of more than seven   inches in  the outlet,  and that for a  distance of less than fourteen miles, while it forms to a fhicknessof  fourteen   inches in   Kootenay river for a  distance of eighty  miles.    Another (ptes-  tiou  might be asked  the Herald.    What  part is  the  Nelson   6c Kort Sheppard   to  cake in the transportation of merchandise  to  Kaslo and  other  towns on   Kootenay  lake?    Is that road   being  built for Win?  When built���and  it will be completed to  Nelson   by  November   1st.��� the   .Bonner's  Kerry route will  be a   thing of the past.  Another quesi ion for the  Herald  to consider is:    What proportion of the Slocan  ore will go by way of .Bonner's Kerry once  I.he Nakusp <\cSlocan railway is completed  to the head of Slocan lake? Nota pound of  it.  Korore will not be; hauled from twenty  Lo thirty miles by wagon or sled t(> Kaslo  when     it    cafi      be     landed    at"   New  Denver      by     hauling    from      two      to  twelve    miles.      By'  the    first    of    the  year    New    Denver    will    be   as   favorably situated,   as  far   as  transportation  facilities go. as Kaslo, aud   its merchants  --will he given the same freight rates as a re '  j given   the  merchants of.iVclson. Kaslo. or  any  other   point in   the   Kootenay  Bake  ���(���nun try. .''"..  THIS   PROGRESS   OP   DECENCY.  . " '  Wherein   We' are   Noaror   to   Godliness   than  Our Ancestors.  The young girl of I lie period, whetlier-a  society ladle or a dreamy si udeiil f is siaiif-  times temp! oil to l hink I his is. a I'l.er all. a  rather coarse and plebian age. aud that if  she had been horn a I'Veiich inar(|iiise under I jouis (_uo(oi"/.e, for instance, it would  have bcltcrsiiiled her. The way to undeceive her. suggests Thomas Went worth  Hio-Lfinson. in a  MAKE   BUTTONS   OF   SILVER.  Hodgson, (Ieorge II.  Undfrey. (Ieorge Hamilton j Taylor. Josiijih  l'.uekc. Maurice Andrews    j (itiixlwfn. William  1'oeliraiie. Alexander Hugh ! Smith. I.. Fovie  AIcLenn. W. ('. j Hunker. Alfred  I'iishilail. O'coi'ge Herbert     j .lis/.l.ou icx. Cbarli  Arthur. Alathew S.  I'  Settlers Want a Store.  Kmi. V'allkv. July 10th, ISO...  To tiik KniToif of Tilt: Tmnt'NK: In  looking over your paper I lind that nearly  everything fha t comes before your optics  is in the shape of ore and that the corn-  cracker is entirely overlooked. Ore necessarily being Che mainstay of West, Kootenay, the hayseed has to take a back seat  and, therefore, ranks second in importance. We have had a number of new  settlers located in the Valley this spring  and they are well satisfied with their  property. The season so far has been  moister than usual, but the crops look  well, hay especially. We hope, in the  near future, to lie able to supply Nelson  with everything required in our line. The  newcomers are rustlers.clearingand house  building being the order of the day. Mr.  Sanderson of the steamer Marion made a  good substantial job of the wharf, but  could not complete it owing lo funds running short. The great drawback here is  the want of a store. If some of your wideawake merchants would put iii a stock of  goods to be sold on commission by oneof  the settlers he would find it, a profitable  venture, produce from settlers being taken  as part payment*. I think it. would be a  safe investment. There are<piifea number of prospectors in the Cold Range in  this vicinity. B. A. Wknon,  And Thereby Create a Demand  for the White  Metal.  To tiik Kditoh of Tiik Trihi.'N..:. I do  not wish to be guilty of pln.geri.sni, but  desire to enlarge upon tin idea which I obtained from an eastern paper some time  ago. As the epiestion of the silver market  is the uppermost one in the public mind  throughout the west and northwest, any  .scheme to make a demand for the white  metal i.s surely read with, interest.  My plan is to create a fad for the wearing of ti -silver buttons,.'every- friend of  silver, and every person "whom such friend  can induce to piirchii.se one will soon "be  wearing them and the quantity of argentine used in this manner would be enormous and soon cause a raise in the'silver  market. To illustrate: .Each button  would contain -IS grains of pure silver,  ten buttons would weigh an ounce;; say  they were sold at HO cents each, this would  leave nil enormous profit to the manufacturers so that. Iu; could well afford to advertise the fad in till the widely read  journals of the world.  Now suppose such a scheme had been  Avell advertised before the commencement  of the World's Kair. and one-half the visitors to that great exposition purchased  on the grounds a silver button: when; the  attendance averages lOO.OOO or more per  day and each ten persons who purchased  carried a way a u ounce, how many tons of  the metal would be disposed of while Unfair lasts is a .question easily calculated  when the show is over and the returns all  in, but it would be enormous. The silver  souvenir spoon fad which has had its run  never used one-hundredth part, of the silver that this oik! would. Souvenir spoons  are simply local affairs and have no universal sale. The silver button would be  worn b.v every or nearly everyone except  l!. Cleveland anil the biggest gold Bugs.  Suppose there are scveiit.v-two million  people in the I'nifed States and Canada,  over half of this number purchase a IS-  grain button each month for a year, as the  design would be changed each mouth.  Kiguring silver at only I'l cents per ounce  the grand total consumed in twelve  months would be $M1.101.000 worth.  I!. II. I_.���;...p.  Kemp   Mineral Springs. July llth. IS!).",.  Working East Kootenay  Mines,  (.'olden   Kra.   I.">fh:     "Work   has   been  steadily   going   along   on   the   Vermont  Creek claims, iu Kasl.  Koolenay. for some  time past.     Wells t_   Pollock a n; working  abotil,  seven   men and   have^already   i'ov  shipment about thirty tons of good grade ',  galena.    The ore  is  of  a   better quulitv  ihau   that  shipped   last f;ill.    The  latest  enterprise  of this partnership  is the acquisition   of'an aerial   tramwnv  svstein.  They   have about  I 10(1  feet, of  "cableway.  divided into the ascent, and descent  from  the   higher   to  lower   part  of   Ihe   creek. :  The system   is simple.   Ihe  filled   bucket. ;  carrying about HOO pounds of ore at. each i  trip, will haul back  Ihe empty one to be |  again charged." I  . "ginson. ina  New Vork  paper, is to let  her read a lid let iu the real history of  Ihe  periods that seem so fascinating.    Kor instance. ( haf curious manual of good manners.   "l_es   Liiix   de  la   (inlanterie." first,  published iu 1011. Lakes pains lo p'lint out  chat, people of  really  refined   habits   will  go ,sometimes lo a bathing house in  order  .to make the   whole   body   clean, and will  lake I he trouble to   wash the hands every  day with soap, adding ihe advice to wash  the face also about as often.    It was .Marguerite of Valois. that picturesque sinner  (daughter  of  Catharine  de  Aledieis. and  wife of I lei try of Navarre), who is recorded  as once saying  to a lover, without apparently  displeasing  him:    "See  these  fair  hands: although 1 have not cleaned them  for a week. I will   wager that they are far  whiter   than   yours."'     Throughout    the  whole literature of that period it is spoken  of as ai'i exceptional eliarm ina women to  be personally neat, and attention is often-  called   lo   the   fact   that, before   a   tender  meeting between two lovers, each takes a  ! bath. The fact unquestionably is that the  j standnid of physical neatness in the most  I brilliant   period   of   Krench   history   was  I such that a re lined women of today could  i no more tolerate it than she could endure  j the habit, which then prevailed, of taking  I up meat in one's  lingers:   or the mode of  I hair-dressing, which   was  to build up tlie  ; mitural   hair with  powder and   Hour into  an edifice three feet  high, that remained  untoueJied-for mouths together.  And this absence of the common decencies, physical   or moral, extends  through  all that picturesque society of the Kreneh  court, that ancient   social   system   which  '.Paine has tried so hard to bring back into  respectability.    What   a   varnished  barbarism   was  all   that  period of Louis the  Kotirteeiiih, with its coarseness, its wrangling   royal   mistresses,   its   royal   follies!  There never was a more entertaining autobiography than   that of Mile,   de Mont-  peiisier- -called "He Oraud  -Mademoiselle"  ���the granddaughter of Henry of Navarre  aiifl the first   cousin   of  bonis  the   fourteenth.    She was the" ranking  princess in  dignity  at the court of this   king and the  richest  princess  in   burope, and   she had  ih'aiiy superb' and   heroic .'personal   qualities:   but there is .something terrible yet  ludicrous  in   the utterly  tainted   atmosphere   in   which  she  lived.    Thackeray's  "Koii'r Georges" is not a more pitiless rev-  elatioi'f'6'f a society which prided itself on  its loyalty, or its grandeur of style.    Kven  in 'the virtue supposed   to belong  to aristocracies, of ..superiority, to mere  money,  it was lower than the worst periods of pecuniary scandal in any modern republic.  Indeed, there   could   be  no  such  scandal  where everything  was for sale, from the  virtue of a women to the sword of a .man.  Always ready to make profound obeisance  before a   morally  worthless   king,   tliese  courtiers were equally ready.to steal from  him his   mistress  if.they'dared, or  to defeat his enterprises if they had opportunity.-   Cardinals sold their nieces for money  or. ' power ;   Frenchmen    fought   against  Frenchmen, under great names like Conde  or Tureiine, and always with some selfish  end in.view.     Places   at'court  were more  thoroughly a matter of'bargain   and sale  than  in   the worst  period  of  niisgovern-  ment in any American city, and with the  difference   that, this  last never really has  popular approval and is always   brought  to retribution  in the end.    Money was so  I openly used that cardinal Ma/.arin on one  occasion distributed presents to the court.  I under the name of a lottery, to the extent  | of two hundred   thousand dollars,    lligh-  i. born ladies Would   come to   mademoiselle  | and ask the privilege of being her lady of  honor,  explaining   that   they   could  sell  | such  a place for so much, such a. title for  I so much, a.nd become very rich out of the  J proceeds.    The princess   Palatine   wished  ! to marry mademoiselle toher cousin, Louis'  the   Kourteciith.   through   influence   with  cardinal   .Ma/.arin.   but  demanded    three  hundred thousand crowns for the achievement:  and   Mine,  de   Choisy. who   represented the princess, said :    ".My  husband  can be your eha ncellor. and how ha ppy we  shall be!    The princess will be your agent  with a salary of twenty thousand crowns.  She will   sell'all the places of your household.    The  king"   will   be of age  in a fortnight, and a week after you shall be married."    The   marriage   fell   through,    but.  this  was   its   proposed   basis;   nor   was it  anything unusual.  Mademoiselle afterward describes how  M. and .Mint!, de Navaillcs were disgraced  for being among the I'c.w decent people  about the court the husband had dared  to remonstrate with the king about his  disgraceful amours: the wile, who had  lived iu the royal palace iu charge of I he  infant prince, bad pitta grating on her  windows, through which the king had  been used to steal in I o sec one of h is mistresses. So they lost their high places al  court: but mademoiselle says: "The disgrace did not ruin theui. for they sold  their place.- well. The line de Chatiiie-  botight thai of commander of the light  hor.-e: the I )tie r|e St.. Aiguait. t he government of Havre: and the place of lady ol  honor was bough Id iy .Mine, de Montn usicr.  who held il until herd tra I h. and was much  bet I er lit ted for il Ihan her predecessor,  as well as for taking charge of the dauphin. She was a person of great good  sense and of excellent maimers, and much  superior lo an  employment involving flic  choice of milk, id' nurses, a.nd the jargon  of the nursery." Here we see transferred  by tnoiiev. a t one stroke, tho command of  troops, tlie government of an important  seaport, and the care of the royal heir.  How slight, compared to this, appear the  Panama scandals and I he pillagings of  Tweed! At. the worst, llii'se are evils  growing out, of the perversion of enterprises good in t heniselves-as tint adiuin-  istra tion of n city or I he construction of a  great commercial thoroughfare: whereas.  I he old I'Veiich method was the direct sale  of perquisites created often for the express purpose of being sold.  ATTRACT   TOURISTS,  And They Will Aid in Making; Kootenay Blossom as the Rose.  To tiik Kmitoh okTiik Thiih'ni-:: Will  yon kindly allow me a small amount of  space to suggest a I'ew ideas, which in  my mind, if carried out. would be of incalculable benefit to every portion of the  Kootenay Lake country as well as a bonanza for transportation lines and hotel  keepers. The last named, however, would  not. be the only beneliciaries, as every one  would profit thereby.  I allude to the tourist, travel which annually crosses the continent iu search of  pleasure, health, and profit. Why not  lake some sort of concerted action and  endeavor to a ftracf several thousand each  season to this healthy and invigorating  climate, where some of the grandest  scenery in the world can be viewed without, the labor of climbing high mountains  to obtain a glimpse. Where the lishing is  all the angler could wish for and the  hunting as line as the ninirod would desire.  No spot on earth of etpial area i.s better  endowed by nature for the entertainment  of tlie'wealthy pleasure-seeking or sightseeing tourist. A. week, a month, or a  whole season could be profitably occupied  by those iu search of such pleasures and  enjoyments among the grand and lovely  lakes and mountain streams swarming  with the liny tribe: majestic eternal  hills, forever capped with snow, on whose  sides and siiiiiinils the deev. cariboo, bear,  and mountain goat hold undisputed sway  unless disturbed by the invasion of the  migratory prospector. Koathercd game  also exists in abundance and i.s easily  brought to earth b.v the sportsman in the  proper season.  I assert without, fear of successful contradiction, that, notwithstanding her  many matchless mines, that the greatest,  bouan/.a Colorado ever had was (he tourist, (ravel which yearly crowds in there,  pouring its wealth into her lap to be  disseminated through the various channels of trade. Long before the. Centennial State was on the line of a transcontinental railway, by judicious advertising of her curiosities, her scenery and  other attractions.��� her cities,1 towns, and  parks wear the Mecca toward.which thousands bent their steps each year. The  tourist, in many instances, becomes an investor. The money he expends for transportation and living is not always the  amount he leaves in a country. It i.s natural for persons-of wealth to inquire into  the resources of a section which they visit,  and frequently they inakea purchase of a  mine or something else which suits their  taste.  My idea would lie to let the world know  of the attractions of the Kootenay Lake  country. Kaise a fund for advertising.  Bring the matter to the attention of the  board of trade. It will be an easy matter  to enlist the aid of railway and steamboat companies. Issue well-written pamphlets containing illustrations from nature. Scatter them broadcast- over the  land, and surely the harvest from this lavish source of I'eveuue will come.  The Creat Northern railway is completed. The Nelson cv Kort Sheppard is a  certainty. Other means of getting to and  from the country exist. There is but one  thing requisite to carry out this plan, and  that. is. to let the world know what we  have here for the sight-seer and the pleasure-seeker. Iv. II. Ki.aii'.  THE NAKUSP & SLOCAN RAILWAY.  ITS   BUILDING   INSURES   CHEAP   TRANSPORTATION    RATES    FOR    ORES.  Work Commenced at Nakusp this Week, the  Contractor Being Under Heavy Bonds to  Have it Completed to the Head of Sloean  Lake by January  1st,  1894.  The Slocan country, although   posessed  of   the   richest   silver-lead   mines  in   the  world, i.s so situated that thecost of transporting its ores to  market was excessive,  and the opinion   was generally expressed  that the district would not be rapidly developed,owing to the lack of cheap transportation.    It seems, however, that it will  have cheap   transportation much sooner  than the most sanguine expected. ��� Work  was commenced this week on the Nakusp  iSs Slocan rail "way. and   the contractor (D.  .McGillivray of Vancouver) is under heavy  bonds to have the road completed and iu  running order'to the head   of Sloean lake  by January 1st, KSi)l���less than six months.  .Mr. Oillivray  is now at  Nakusp erecting  warehouses  for supplies: and  it  is said  that  two  dozen    men   are   looking   the  ground over with the view of taking subcontracts.   The Revelstoke branch of the  Canadian   Pacific is also  being built, and  it will be completed  to the Upper Arrow-  lake before navigation closes on   the Columbia river between   Hevelstoke and the  lake.     These  two   roads completed   will  give mine owners alternative routes over  which to ship their ores; one  to   the Tacoma   and   San   Kraneisco   smelters,-the  other  to  the  eastern  .smelter, or to ling-  laud.    Heretofore,   the  Canadian   Pacific  has   been  giving a $17-a-ton rate  on  ore  from Golden to Swansea, Wales.    Jfa like  low rate is given from Jtevelstoke. the tonnage .shipped to   Wales would not be inconsiderable.  On completion of the Nakusp 6c Slocan  road to the head of Slocan lake, the mines  of Slocan district will all be within thirteen miles of the boat landingat New Denver, as against thirty ir.iles to Kaslo. The  saving on the wagon or sleigh haul Avill  alone be almost equal to the difference in  the value of ore at its present price and  the price that prevailed before the  "slump" look place. The ore of Sloean  district will average loO ounces in silver  to the ton. At the present price of silver  (7.'i cents) the loss on each ton of ore. as  against its former price (X.-. cents), is 10  ���cents-an ounce.-or. $.15 a ton. The present  ra.Ce for hauling ore to Kaslo is $10 a ton.  The rate this fall to New Denver will not  exceed $20. Jf the rate from New Denver  to the smelters is the same as that now ���  charged from Kaslo, there will be a saving  of $5 a ton in transportation charges.. An  item in itself.     < '.������������������',  A   REQUEST   THAT   IS   NOT   UNFAIR.  Seeking- a Monopoly of Money.  The New Westminster Columbian is a  goldbug, and thinks the present financial  panic the result of the forced attempt to  maintain silver at. a lictitious value a.-  curreiicy. consequent, upon over production of that metal. Will the Columbian  elucidate its opinions? What, is the value  of silver when it is not nsvd for money?  If used for money why should it. have a  lictitious value, any more than gold? Kor  cent uries gold and silver have been used  as money, the ratios of product ion of the  t wo metals rising and falling during different periods. Atone period tin; rat-ion  of production was as I to ���'._!. at another  as I to 7. The world's production of silver  in l,S!i_ was less than SI 10.000.000. and yet.  newspapers like the Columbian will talk  airily <>f over-production. Such talk is  shore nonsense. If silver is not .money,  its value is but a nominal one. If it is  money, its value is not a lictitious one.  bill a s|a ble one. Weieit not for the organized money lenders of burope. who are  seeking a monopoly of money, as much so  as is any labor organi/.at ion a monopoly  of labor, or any syndicate or trust a monopoly in a iiv line of 11inhufact ured goods,  silver would be today on a parity with  gold a- money. I f goid is to be I he single  liasisiifinoitey.il is within the power of  the great financial houses of Kurope to  gain possession of all that is in circiilat ion  in t be world: once i hey gain possession of  il. they have the world's coiiunei rial in-  Icrests al their mercy. Hut so long as  both gold and silver are nsrd for money  there is little danger to b<  such combinat ions.  Prospectors Should not be Required to Travel  Long Distances to Make Records.  The following letter was received by the  editor_of Tiik Thuiiwk. and it is printed  because Tiif.Thiih'xk is in sympathy with  the request therein made. .. There is no  good reason for not appointing a commission recorder atc'tlying camps' in order  to accomodate the 'men who are prospect-,  ing. Such appointments have been made  for Goat River and Trail Creek camps,  both camps being more easily accessible to  regular recording -offices than i.s the section of which the "Rig .Jim" is the center.  A com mission recorders] ion Id be appointed  at that place, and theamount collected iu  the way of provincial revenue taxes would  more than pay the cost of operating the  office. These faxes will not be paid unless  some such step is taken, for prospectors  are not in the habit of hunting up the lax  collector in order to pay their "poll" tax.  .Mr. Kit/.stubhsshould take prompt action  iu the matter, now that it is brought lo  his attention.  Itti; .Ia.m, lliimnn liiviT. .Inly li'tlu 1M���.  .Iijii.n" HofSTOx. N'oImiii, H. (...--ll__ir.Sir: W'li.n I uus  in yniiriillii-i.'alidiil dim; ue.ks iign. I lolil you llml Hit.  pnisiii-i'tiirs in the laiin-iin Uivi-romntrj" lnu'l jx-titfoiu-il  i'ui-tliir iiptioiiiliiicnt <>f n riiiiiiiiissicin recurilcriil Mil. .htm  ami tlml tin- |ii!| ilirui wii. .-.i^iit'il liy lifty men. Tlicre iiri;  fully l'KI ini'ii pni>pcrtiiiK lii'twci'ii ltiiii-(.'i'<T.i.k mill tin?  jutiiilu'iilci's ol Iliiiiiini i-ivcr, mill niiiiiy of tlictn wnnt to  know tho I'i'iisoii why llii< petition lias mil lieen aeteil on  fi.vonilily. Tin'ili.-tiiiu-i'from a portion of the coiiiilry  in which loi-ntioiis have hri.ll nnide lo the reeoril olliee ul  Aiiisworlh imiiLT IIKI miles, .'mil ilo yon lliinl. itfuirto  eonipil these men totr.ivel Unit (list mile to make reeorels .'  If a i'oinmi->ioii olliee �� us esliihlisln d al 111k .linn, sixly  inih's of that ilistaiii'e would be saved, mid the men  would not In- required to expend money for traveling.  .Mo-t of the men here are not overhiiiden'i.il with money,  and it is inifaii-Io I'ompel I hem to spend what little liii'-y  have in t rm elin.. loiif,'distiuiees to mnki'lei'oi'ds. This  i'("|iie.-l would not helji hoom any towii-ite, us (here arc  no townsiles within miles of Hi_- .lain. I hope this letler  will he printed in 'I'm: Tmi-.rNK, mi that t lie alteiition of  the (.old eomniisKioiier of the distriet will he ealled in I lie  matter.  Voiirs truly.       KUAN'K A. HKA I', free miner.  Wagon Road Completed.  Three mouths ago Kiank II.a una of Trail  started in alone iii id single-ha tided to build  a wagon road from the town of Trail to  the mines iu Trail Creek district. He  stuck to it two and a half days before any  one else came to his assistance. Kor awhile  the work was carried on by a few men,  then the govcrl inent stepped in and expended a lit tie of its surplus money. Today the road is completed for a distance  of seven miles, and machinery, like air  compressors, steam engines. Burleigh  drills, etc.. is being hauled over it. The  last half mile was completed by the mine  owners. The road is a very good one considering its cost    S.'_.S0().  Work not   Entiroly Suspended.  There are fourteen men at work on the  No. I mine at, Ainsworth aud three on the  'eared   from J   Highland.    Work  has   not yet   been   resumed on the Sha ITer company tunnel.  iilllgi^^ THE  TRIBUNE:   NELSON,  B.C., THURSDAY, JULY  20,   1893.  PUBLISHERS'  NOTICE.  TIIK TltlHt'XK is puhli-hed on Thursdays, hy Jons  lloesTON & Co.. and will he mailed to subscribers  on payment ol' list: Doi.l.u: a year. No subscription  laUcn' for less tliun a year.  HKOULAI! 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Conveyancer, Nnturv Public Commissioner forlaking Allidavits  for use in the Courts of Hritisli Columbia, etc. Ofliccs���  .Second Moor, .Scott, building, Josephine St., Nelson, li. C.  ��lte ��ribmte   i..ly iii. tsn:i  THb'KSD.W  MOUSING  JUMPED   AT   CONCLUSIONS.  The followin.. appears in the Vancouver  News .Advertiser of the 1-lth instant:  "The Nelson Timih.'.vi-. demands that  ���' the provincial government shall not pay  "' the somewhat considerable eost of niak-  " ing a Jvootenay Lake and Trout La.ke  '" trail, practically for the benefit of the  " Duncan townsite owners. Our West  "' Kootenay contemporary demands that  " the site boomers be caused to pay the  " whole bill, as lia's until lately been ex-  '* pected to be the case. If any other  ���' course be taken ThkTkiiu.nk hints that  '* it can only be because./. M. Ivellie. JM. 1*.  " P., is interested in the section of tlioclis-  '' trict in question."  The facts jire: Tmo Thihpnk objected  to the government paying the expenses  incurred in building a trail from a point  on Ilouser lake to the mouth of Mealy  creek, as the work was undertaken by pri-  va le parties with the view of booming the  townsite o! Duncan (Jity. Tmo Thibi'.ni.  stilted, also, th.at if the government footed  the bill, wrong would be done other sections of the district which did not happen  to have government members interested  in them. It in noway hinted that Mr.  Ivellie was interested in the matter; for it  is well known here thai that gentleman  has no interests whatever in the Duncan  City section of the district. Whatever  Mr. Kellie's .shortcomings maybe, he certainly cannot be charged with using his  official position to advance the speculations in which he i.s personally interested.  The News-Advertiser jumped at conclusions, and in doing so jumped on the  wrong man. Mi: Ivellie is not the only  member of the government party that  hii ppens to have interests in West Koolenay district.   Pkci'LIah efforts a re made to boom town-  si tes. Mere is one of the latest: Of the  samples of mineral assayed for exhibit at  the World's Fair, eighteen were credited  to Nakusp. the official assayer saying in  his report tlutt the " ores were certainly  ",' good and particularly clean. Thesilver  '" coiilentsaveraged S:"j ounces per ton, and  " the lead (!0 percent. There is little else  " to be said of tho camp, as the remarks of  ''the Sloc.'in are adapted to it." As a  matter of fact, the nearest mineral cjaims  Lo Nakusp arc those of Slocan district, and  thov are distant over thirtv miles.  Tin-: late lord  iastic  rovalist.  Derby was not an eiifhus-  while responding to the  toast. "The Queen." on one occasion, the  noble lord remarked thalthr. hJnglish people were fortunate in having a respectable  ruler. George the Second, he said, was a  fool: (ieorge the Third, a numskull: and  (ieorge the fourth, a blackguard.  Lady IIool) suggests in the .Modern He-  view Unit no one should be allowed to  marry until he or she has received a license from a medical board. This has been  " the doctrine of Plato and of Thomas  " More. A state is like it club on a large  ���"'scale. But a club Lakes precautions to  " admit only eligible members. On the  " same principle, a state has a right to in-  " sist that the people born into it shall be  " sound and healthy. Consecpieiitly, the  " marriage of people of feeble intellect, or  " those suffering from any disease should  " l.o absolutely prohibited."  Proof of the Appreciation o�� Gold.  Iii this country an ounce of silver will  buy its much of all commodities as ever  before, lor its gold goes up it drives down  all commodities alike, barring accidental  exceptions in an article here and there.  In India aud China silver has not depreciated in purchasing power in the slightest  degree. In China silver is tlie standard of  value, and iu that country an ounce of silver will purclm.se as much of any article  thiit is for sale, except gold, as it would  twenty years ago. As for gold, if does  not circulate as money in China. It is not  seen in circulation in that country in any  form, neither as coin nor in bars. Cold i.s  dealt iu China simply its a commodity,  but its value is affected by the exchange  markets of the world. Now. what do we  see there in regard to the stability of < he  central sun of the goldbug financial system ? It is there seen thafgold hassleadily  appreciated since IW>, until if is now  worth nearly 50 per cent more than it was  when silver was outlawed. All this time  ;tn onnccof silver has remained the same  iu purchasing power as regards all the  commodities on sale in China, except gold.  Tins very plainly shows that while gold  has appreciated ~>0 per cent through the  manipulation of the bondholdersand Shy-  locks, silver has remained stable, for bad  it really gone down the prices of till commodities would have risen. And what is  true in China is true here, for the Chinese  merchants are very quick to see all points  in any way eonneer.ed with money, and i necessary: puffin,  we niiiy be'sure that they are not paying ' soak as soon as t,lx  any too much for gold, even a.t the present  tremendously high rates���if the London  and New York conspirators succeed in  working their thieving game on the producers of the country, henceforward as in  the past.           An Eloquent Tramp.  A well-known New York judge is telling j  ii story of a tramp he met a few evenings  iigo. The tram]), who was one of the  "better days and happy home" genus,  stopped the judge and begged for some  money to buy food with in the following  terms': "'You will, sir. I hope, in your  kindness, excuse a stranger for accosting  you on a public thoroughfare, but stern  and unavoidable necessity compels even a  gentleman to forget himself. I am in  want and must make my destitution  known in order to receive help. I am no  tramp, sir, and my humiliating statement  is no sot-speech���I am hungry, sir"���Here  the tramp's voice failed him.  "Too bad, too bad,"' murmured the  judge, fingering ti. twenty-five cent piece  in his vest pocket.  "Yes. sir." continued the tramp, "I ha.vc  worked hard all winter, but have had no  work in two months."  "Ah," said the judge, still lingering the  quarter in his vest pocket, "what did you  work iit all winter?"  "Working in crystal, sir." replied the  tramp.  "A jeweler, eh?"  "No. sir, ben citttin' ice on de river,"  said the tramp, relapsing into liis ordinary  vermicular, now that Jiis well-practiced  "front" had been spoken. The judge  dropped the quarter from his fingers and  gave him half a dollar.  tJiey have become cold, and  that it is a  bad   practice  for  the  dishwasher to dry  her hands on the dish towel on removing  them   from    the   dishwater.      Yet. these  simple iind very reasonable rules are constantly   violated.     A   little   forethought  will   materially   lessen   the  disagreoalde '  work   of   dish-washing���-that  bugl.ear of |  housework.     Piling  tlie dishes systeinat- ,  iciill>' on removing them from the (able is  the pots and  pans to j  contents are removed '  will render them as easy to wash as,a. veg- !  etaJile dish: dealers in granite ware, how- j  over, advise housekeepers not topourcOld j  water in a hot sa.ucopan, il will cause it to '���  become  cracked:   having  plenty of dish [  towels, plenty of hot water, it little bontx |  to add to the water and a servicealiledish- j  cloth (not rag), and one of those inexpen- j  sive  but  convenient little dish   mops,  if ;  you can obtain one, a person is well equipped, and will  find that even dishwashing  may be  made a pleasant Cask,  for more  easily   performed   by a-  not   very strong  woman, than many other necessary household duties.  TIIjE  A New Railway Under Construction.  Buy Befor^ ti;e "J7\ar^et Ibises  In the RAILWAY CENTRE and  SEAT OF GOVERNMENT of West Kootenay.  CHOICE BUILDINGandRESIDENCE PROPERTY  EEEATE   ALLOWED   FOE   GOOD   OBXJXLIDXasrG-S.  ALSO LOTS FOR SALE IN NAKUSP, DAWSON, and ROBSON.  : Apply for Prices, Maps, Etc., to  j  Frank Fletcher,  ! Land   Commissioner  Columbia &  Kootenay   Railway Co.,  THE  CENTRE  OF THE   LARDEAU  COUNTRY. : ^ZEzesonsr, _b_ o.  Kelly Sectional  (Patents applied  I'm- in Canada and  li. S.)  SIMPLE  CHEAP  Of Interest to Whisky Drinkers.  >\s great quantities ol" Scotch whisky is  used ''medicinally" in British Columbia,  the following from an Knglish paper may  be of interest to those who put faith in its  curative powers: "There would not be  half so much mischief arising from the  drinking of whisky���the chief "refresher"  in Scotland, where beer has not. as in England, became popular���if the whisky sold  were pure. This fact has been brought  before the Fifeshire county council, which  has agreed to obtain analyses of spirituous  licptoi's sold in the villages and towns  throughout the county. One reason for  this is that a man had suddenly become  unconscious after drinking a small quantity of whisky, and that a- publican had  declared "he could make the best throat-  gripping mixture that was to be got in the  county of Fife.'" Everything, of course,  in these sham days of competition is adulterated, but nothing to a more dangerous  extent than whisky. With municipal  public-houses there would be no adulteration of the liquor: but under our present  system, despite the vigilance of the authorities, the most vile stuff���really poison  - is "frequently sold for whisky, which  makes our mad drunks. It is time the  matter was taken up."  Democratic  Poetry.  " I am  A gentleman free-born;   I novel" wore  The rags of any ..runt mini's looks, nor fed  I "poii their after-meats;   I never crotich'il  1'nlo I lie oll'al of mi ofliee promised  llteward for long attendance) and Lhun iniss'd.  1 rend no diH'crcnce between this huge.  This monstrous hi., word 'lord' and gentleman.  More than I.he title sounds: for ought  I learn.  The lnller is as noble as the lirst ���  1 am sure more inirieiit."'   JOHN  KOI!I).  "0 cursed power of {.old.  Kor which an honor's sold  And honesty's no more I  Kor thee we often lind  The grout  in leagues combined  To trick and rob the poor."  IIKXUY  KIKLDIXO.  HEAVIEST  SECTION  170  POUNDS.  Can be set up by two men in  two days arid taken apart  by one man in ten hours.  Specially constructed for  packing, over mountain  trails.  Thoroughly Tested Before Leaving Shop.  Kor prices, etc., apply lo.  is in the center of a 'district, the mines  of which produce ores that not only  run high in SILVER, but carry, on an  average, over 50 per cent lead. The  lead alone will return a profit to the  i7iine owner, and once, the mines are  worked, NEW DENVER is sure to have  a population of several thousand. Now  is   a.  good   time   to   purchase    property.  HN HOUSTON & CO  General Agents,  Nelson and New  Denver.  Kaslo, B. C,  or The Kootenay & Columbia P. & M.  Hell telephone  liuilding, Ottawa.'Ontario.  Co.,  {Notary   Public)  AND  ESTATE  The great silver-copper mines on TOAD MOUNTAIN are to be worked, and as  FREDERICTON townsite adjoins the DANDY MINE, and is but 350 feet distant from  the SILVER KING, it must be the location of the supply point for these mines. It is  also   midway   between   Nelson   and   the   PLACER  AND   GOLD   QUARTZ  MINES   on  i Hall Creek. A limited number of lots in this townsite are now on the market, at prices  ranging from  $100 to  $200 a lot.     Terms:   One-third   cash,   balance in  three and six  ; months.   Apply to any real estate agent in Nelson, or to  A. H. KELLY, General Ag>ent9  July 15th, 1893. Grandview Hotel, Fredericton, B. C.  ��� What, do {.rent ladies do at  Court.  I  pray !  Kii.juy the pleasures of the world, dance, kiss  The amorous lord,  aud  'change Court,  lireiit.li:   sing;  lose  Relief of other hen ven:   tell wanton dreams:  Kehear.se their sprightly lied scenes, and lionst  which  Hath most idolalors: accuse all faces  Thai, trust to the simplicity of Nature:  Talk willy blasphemy:  Discourse their gaudy wardrobes: plot  new pride:  .lest upon courtier.--' legs: luiii.li at the wagging  Of their own leathers, and a thousand more  Delights, which private ladies never think of."  JAMKS SIHI.'I.I.Y'S "TIIK TIlAITOIi."  Had a Spell on Him.  Old mine (.iifjmeor* sometimes stand at  tlioir post tun years ;ind never makea mistake-. Then a bell nnjrs and tliey start  their engine and see tlie cage come up and  watcli it wliile it goes up into tlie sheaves  although they know that any one on that  cage in such a crisis is almost certain to lie  killed. An aberration of the mind seems  to possess them for the moment. It seems  that admiral Tryon had just such a spell  on him when lie ordered the innno-uvres  of the ships off Tripoli. It seems that he  had come off from sick leave that morning; that he gave this order and repeated  it, and when the calamity came refused  till assistance and went down with the  ship. It was one of those orders that  ovevy man who understood it on either  ship knew was a mistake, but British discipline would permit no question. Those  men died vevy splendidly ou the "Victoria."' but the mighty regret is, they  should luive died.  AUCTIONEER and COMMISSION AGENT \    KKI'HKSKNTI.VC   '  The Confederal ion Life Assoeiat ion.  Thel'luenix l-'ire Insurance Conipnny,  The Provident Kund Accident Company:  ALSO.  The Sandy Croft Koundry Company, near Chester. KnK-  lund. makers of all kinds of miuin.. machinery, air  coniprossors. rock breakers, stamp-;, etc.  No. 1 JOSEPHINE STREET,  _r>r els oust. :b_ c.  LOTS FOR SALE IN  ADDITION "A"  Adjoining the _:overnmenl townsite of XeNon,  AT $125 and UPWARDS,  with a rebate for buildings erected.   The best residential  property in Nelson.   Value sure to increase.  Apply to  .-:-   W. A. JOWETT,    -:-  Mining-  and   Real   Estate   Broker,  Auctioned-  and Commission Agent,  Agent, for Xelson and   West  Kootenay  District, or to  IXNKS & IlICHAUDS. Vancouver, H. C.  Double Dressed,  Single Dressed,  .toe ^^^-^sziiNr  NELSON, B.C.  Plasterer, Bricklayer and Stone-Mason.  Flooring, Laths, Shingles,  ALL    DIMENTIONS    OF    ROUGH.  ('mil raels taken for work at nil points in West Kooloituy  LANGTON W. TODD  AND   GENERAL   DRAUGHTSMAN.  Comfort and arli.-tic ell'ecl  guaranteed.  1 ladders' <|tianl it i_> made out.  Krniil slrccl. Ivaslo Cily, Kootenay. H. C.  Having bought  the stock  of  the Davies-Snyward  Saw- i  mill Companv  I am prepared Io furnish builders ,  with'lumber of the above lines.  Special Rates to Building Contractors.;  GEORGE H.  KEEFER,        j  Curlier Luke mid  Ward streets. Xelson.  Dishwashing- a Pleasant Task.  .JJislt wn.sJiiiifr is a very prosaic and every  day duty. Out; would naturally suppose  that every woman iind #irl wlio Jiavoit to  do would know how to do it properly.  V'ott would not think it necessary to tell'a  sensible yottiip; woman tlutt every eitpand  glass should be emptied mid that every  dish iind plate should be scraped elettn before they arc put iu the dish water, that  nil glassware should be washed first, that  cups and saucers, sauce dishes and the  like should be washed before greasy  dishes: that knives .should not be put in  hot water; that dishes that are washed in  soapy water should be well rinsed in hot  witter and dried with a clean towel before  J. B. MABKS & CI  Real Estate and  Mining1 Brokers.  ,w:i:nts i--ciit  (l.alc from   Victoria.   M. C.I  FBOWT   STE.EET,  :EC.A-SX_c:>_  ! MILLINERY AND FANCY DRY GOODS  I TIIK l.ATKST STY I,K.S IX  ! LADIES' and CHILDREN'S MILLINERY  ',        AM; OltDKUS UV  I'11ST I'KOMITI.Y KII.U.P. .  TOWN  OF SEATON.  Office in BANKJBUILDING, KASLO.  Kootenay Lake Sawmill.  Kasui. .Inly 1st. I.!i:i.  The snbscrilicr will sell his stock of liimher lit. present  in Ihe Xelson Yard lo cash customers at the following  rates, viz.:  Rough, per thousand feel. SKI.  ���Sliiplap. per thousand feel, 3IH.  Six-inch mulched, per thousand feel. S.-..II.  Laths, per thousand, S.'i.  Shingles, per thousand. ?.').  Sash, doors.and mouldings at N'ew Weslininsler prices.  G. 0. BUCHANAN.  I (Depufv   Shcrill'l  I LICENSED  AUCTIONEER,  ! X1.I..HOX,    II. c.  j Auction sales made at any point in West Kootenay  district. Town lots and mining claims bought and sold  1 on commission. A general real cstale business trannotod.  ! Ofliee for the present at residence, corner Carbonate and  i   Ivooteuay si roots.  NOTICE.  Xolice is hereby given, thai thirty days after dale I intend to upplv lo' the chief commis.-iducr of lands and  works for a s'peciiil license to eul timlicroii the following-  described IiiiiiI in West Koolenay district.   Co dicing  nl an iliilini posl planted on the cii.-lcrn shore ol'Slocan  lake nl a point about two miles from the head of tin:  lake, thence running south llio chains along Ihe shore  of Ihe lake; thence lib chains ea.-.l : thence Hit) chains  north ��� Ihcnro west (i'l chains, more or less, lo iuil iiil post.  '' ,li"i"tfl(KK,i,m'l!f,,"',,",'J.,i.KXAXI.KKM,;.CAY.  New Denver, Juno S��nl, ISM.  Kroiiiaiid  after July Nl  the undcr-igncd  will  be prc-  ired In nl lend lo nil coil- igniuenl- of goods and cballcl-  liehl at the Out port of Xelson. H. ('.. fur payment, of cu.-      '(.'.'"HAMBER, Nelson, B.C.  John M. Kki'.i-ku. Ja.mks W. Sk.u.i:.  KEEFER  &  SEALE  TEAMSTERS.  Job teaming done.    Have several hundred cords of good  wood, which will  lie sold at reasonable prices.  I.KAVK    nilllKHS    AT  J.  P.  Hume   &   Co.'s,   Vernon   Street,   Nelson.  Nelson   Livery Stable  I'lissengers and  baggage  frnnslerred   to and   from  the  railwav depot and steamboat, landing.    Kreighl  hauled anil ,i<>V> teaming done.   Stove  wood for sale.  WILSON &  WII.I/IAM.S0X..:....  ... .PUOI'ItlKTOliS  FOR SALE.  Lot ti block 7, Knst. linker street, Xelson. with li story  house. Rents for $:��l si. month. I'rice. SIIKKI: one-third  cash, balance in !(. li. and !l months at S per cent interest.  Two lots on Mnin street. Trail Creek, with building  suitable for a hotel. Price. SlKKI; half cash, balance in .1  and (I months at H iier cent interest    Lots I and ;'. block  I.S. Trail (.'reek. Willi .t-rooui  bouse  furnished.   Price, SatlO;  half cash,  balance in .i and (.  months nl. S per cent hit crest.      ���,..,..������.... ... ....  Applvlo JO    X  HOUSTON .S: CO.,  " ' Houston block, Xelson, H. 0.  Indispensable to Prospectors!  .Messrs Kirk & Ijilchie. Dominion and Provincial land  surveyors of Xul.nn. have published iu pocket form an  abstract of mineral claims recorded iu Ihe Slocan mining  district.  Many claims were taken up la-M year by parlies unable  to make the iinpitivcmcnls required bylaw. Thc-c will  lap.-e one year al'ti r date of record, fIntitules* ninny of  these claims will In- found to be very valuable, and there  will he a rush lo r_-slakc llicm when they lup.-e.  This timely publication {fives tbedaleof record, name  of locator, and de.-criplioii of each claim. It will be indispensable lo pro-ipocturs and those interested in pro���  peeliig parties.  The cost of gelling the above information respecting  one claim from the Slocan recorder's would be greater  llii'.u ihe price of tin's book.  To mining brokers and all interested in transfers of  mining nroperties it has only lo be known 10 he appreciated. The price hns been lowered to :,:.'. to enable it to be  within the reach of all.  Apply lo Messrs. (.'ilker K WelN. Nelson, or Messrs.  Ilicbardson Jt Healey. Kaslo.  j Slocan Trading & Navigation Company, Ltd.  .__*>3-srS._; ���-�����������'������ '���  J\ ,.��^^^S^a^^'j^J-i-fe^a'i.-  Tin-company's A I ]insscngcr iind freight steamer  W.  HUNTER  0.  L.  K.NTA MUOOIC Master  LKAVKS   NK.W  IIKXVKIt  daily   for   Silverton   (Knur  Mile City) end head of Slocan lake, returning to N'ew  Denver by I! P. AL  KOI! KATKS npplv on board.  '\\\ C. MrKIXXOX, Sccrelarv.  Silverton. H. C.  June. '.'1st. IN!.).  TO THE  Ef\SJ  ar,d  I The Kootenay  Country is 300  Miles nearer the Eastern  !   States and. Canada via Bon-  ��� ner's   Perry   than   any   other  ' route.  U/ESJ  ar,d  Boat connections are made at  Bonner's Ferry with trains  On the  GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY  Km  point  S0d5^  Kor  Spokane.   Pngel   Sound.  SI.   Paul,  Chicago and  in Canada anil the l.uslern HIutus.  NOTICE.  Ki'i.ni and after the dale of this notice, ��". l.'ll,!''"-}',''l''l''!  the Kootenay Lake Telephone <'ompauy, L.m I. In s  authority to contract debts in I be mime ol tl u:ic< I). >���  AII orders for goods or supplies must be signed h} John j  Houston, president of tlie l;V!"i;.a,.|}'I;.|1.,,yj(.|j   ,.,.c  Nelson. II. (!., May 1st, lM'.l.'!.'  Kor further iiiforimttinii apply l<> the oflicers of the  bouts on the Homier'. Kerry run; to J. A. MeXah, agent,  (irent. Northern Railway, lionner's Kerry, Idaho: II. II.  ! St. John, general agent., Spokane, Wash.; II. A. Johnson,  division passenger mid freight agent, Seattle, Wash.; II.  (1. McMiokcn. genenil agent, i Palmer House block, To-  runlo, Out.; or K. I. Whitney, general passenger and  ticket agent, St. Paul, Minn.  ::relary.  LOST.  A small book of limid music for piccolo. Kinder will  please leave snme at Tremoiil house and he siiilablv rewarded. A. TL'KOILLLS.  .is^;;^..^.^  ���'  HII'J ...   _-,__.  ���'���;:^"Ji-i.v*-t' THE T.RIBUXE:   KELSON, B.C., THUKSDAYr. JULY 20,  1803.  '3  .n^i:"v_'crj-"av.,'-"3^.*rfTF���� ���  GENERJ  ,TT.  AGENT   I  T7*  Al  K  ���OUR   ENEMIES   ARE   THE   SAME.  all paid  .       up,     -  Rest,  Sir   DONALD   A.   SMITH   lion.   UK.O.   A.   PIU'MMOXD,  K.  S. CLOUSTOX   $12,000,000  6,000,000   President   Vice-Presidenl  ..(ieneral Maiiiiger  __sTEX_.S03ST   BBANCH  N. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.  ��� _        UltANUIIKS   IN   LONDON   (England),   NEW  YORK    CHICAGO,  ami in the principal cities in Camilla.  liny  and  sell  Sterling   Kxchangc  and   Cubic. Transfers. I  CI..\NT C(I.M.Mi:iS(!IAI.  ANIi Tit \VHI.I.KIts" CltKDITS. I  available iii :iny pari of Ihe world. j  iih.M'-ts issckii; ciii.i.r.i-riii.vs mam:: itc. '���  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  ItATK OK IN'TKIiKST lal   present) .'!_  Per Cent.  TAKING THE ODDS.  We bad just mounted our horses aftern  bite of breakfast when bin; Indians appeared on a ridge one and a half miles  away. They bad picked up our trail at  daylight-- and followed it tit full gallop.  We were on the broad plains, with the  nearest post ninety miles a way.  "How niany.Texiins?" asked the lieutenant, of the scout.  "A million mebbe. but 200 for sure!"  was l be growling reply.  lOvery man shaded bis-eyes with liis.  baud-from the. morning sun and took a  loYlg'look." 'I.\vo:-hundred warriors to lit'-  teen troopers is big odds, but there was no  excitement���ho confusion. The foremost.  Indians were within a mile of us and their  yells plainly 'reached our ears when tlie officer uttered his command, and we moved  off tit ;i steady gallop. We could,not ex-  pee t to rnn away from thein,Tor the warrior's .pony never tires. We could not  ���even hope to bold our own. for we 'had  traveled thirty miles under eoverof darkness.   -The lieutenant and   the scout, rid-  RITISH UOLUMBIA  (Incorporated b.v lioyul Charier, I SIS.)  Capital (paid up) ��800.000    .      $2,920,000  (Willi   power lo incrcasc.l  Reserve Fund   -   ��260,000     .       $1,265,333  N-ELSOH    jBR-A-JlSrOJEa:.  Cor. HaUei-aiid .Stanley rits.  j CANADA      Victoria,    Vancouver,    N'ew  RnanpllflC!'        Westminster. Xaaaiino, and Kamloops  Dlnllullti_| CMTKD STATICS-San   Krnncisco.   Port-  I        hind. Taciimu. and Seattle.  HKAl)   OI'TU.'K:  lit)   Liimlinril  street.   LOXDOX,   K'ng.  Agents and Correspondents  ('ANADA--MerclianlK' Hank of Canada iind branches:  Canadian Hank of Commerce and brunches;  Imperial P.ank of Canada anil brunches:  .Unison's Hank and branches;  Hank of Nova Scot in and branches.  liNITKD STATUS--Agents Canadian Hunk of Coin-  incrce. New York: Hunk of Nova Scotia,  Chicago: Traders' Niition   1  Hunk. Spokane.  SAVINGS    DEPARTMENT.  Id-posits received  from   .���.!   and  upwards and   interest  allowed (present ralelal :i_ percent per annum.  (IKANCF. V. HOLT. Airenl.  Xcl-on. July 17th. ISO::.  Russia's Friendship for the United SLates not  a Disinterested One.  Wonder has often been expressed why  it was that Russia was so friendly Lo the  United States during tlie civil war from  ISIil to IN..:.. The reason is now given that  tlie enemies of the countries a re the same,  that is, fireat Britain. (.Ieorge Keenan.  who has traveled much in li-ussia gives his  views of the ipiestion ina recent number  of The Century.    He says:  It was simply a movement on the groat  chess-board of diplomacy to threaten liie  adverse! (.pieon. (ireab Britain seemed  likely to acquire, by means of armed intervention, an amount of power and influence in the New World which the Russian government regarded as excessive  and dangerous. If, by sending a. fleet to  New. York, iiussia could prevent this intervention and acquisition of power on the  part of Great Britain, and, at the same  time, gain tlie friendship and gratitude of  the people of of the North. who weie likely  ' but are unable to .ttttain iv.- and who look  j lo us for sympathy wbile they wait for  , the dawn of a brighter day.- liussia, will  , not always be a despotism. Sooner or  ' litter the authority of the autocrat will  ��� give way to the'authority of Lhe people:  and when that time comes ! hope we may  be able to say (o tin.' free citizens of a free  ;  Russia that if. in  their time" of need, we  ��� did not. give our moral support to them.  i we u,t least withheld it from their opprcs-  ! sors. As for me. m.V sympathies are with  ! flu.- Russia, ol' the people, not the liussia  | of the i7.ni': with the Russia of tho  i provincial    assemblies,   not    the    liussia  of    the   secret    police:  with   the .Russia  of (be future, not  the Russia of the past.  An English Opinion of a Scotch Church,  The Presbyterian ministers of the hireling established church in Scotland., like  (heir brethren in the past,, tire masters of  the very strongest language. The plain  man of the' world would say their wild  talk is thoroughly tin-Christian. Nothing  excites these mercenary dabblers in Jewish theology so much as the proposal that  the persons who believe in them should j  support them. It betrays an entire want  of confidence in their own faith that they  should look to the state for a charity subsidy, instead of depending upon sell-  denying and entbtisiastie Christian congregations. One of these clerical commercial travelers describes the withdrawal of the sta.te subsidy to religion as  the "assassin's stealthy hand." Another  hurls about epithets of robbery and falsehood. If we venture to say that the ministers of the hireling church are receivers  of stolen goods in white chokers, they  would be very indignant: but, really,  they are nothing else. Scotland is taxed  for their support against the will of the  majority: therefore the taxation is a  species of robbery, and the proceeds of  this robbery the Scotch sin to Presbyterian  ministers bag. N'o more humiliating or  disgraceful position etui be conceived in  connection with persons who pretend that  the.v arc followers of the social democratic  HOTEL  Nelson, B.C.  Billiard and  Pool Room;  Hot and  Cold Watdr,  Electric Bells.  Baths.  Flush Closets.  sspE. E. Phair,  Proprietor,  RESTAURANT.  ILVER KING  HOTEL  Next Door to the Madden Hotel,  NELSON, B. C.  Mrs. W. C. Phillips,  PROPRIETRESS.  make a decent   moul hf'iil  on :   I to   win   in   tlie  struggle, she   would score  ! two points against her traditional enemy.  'in' ymi In chaw J Prince (iortcliakoff. tht; Russian minister  ' of foreign  affairs, virtually admitted this  have Winches- ��� in tin interview   which   be had   with Bay-  The officer and t hoseou  i,cr.s;ni(l we have the seven-shot Spencers. | ;inl Taylor, diplomatic represent.-! tive of  Kvery man works himself down where he j the United States at St. Petersburg, in  can -secure protection and a deadly aim. I IW.2. "What Russia fears." be said, "is  and of ti sudden, with yells such tis deviis j (.he ultimate exhaustion of the two sec-  utter, the circle dashes for (he crest.    No I (.ions of the Union, which will leave them  orders are givon--iione needed. No man  fired over five shots. When the smoke  lifted, only dead Indians were to bo seen.  We rose up and cheered, and our cheers  wore answered byhowlsand lamentations.  "Told you so!" growled the scout.  "Theirs over thirty vannjts who won't  banker arterany more scalps right, away.  The next thing will boa rush by all bands.  We've got "cm mad. and when an injun's  mad he hain't got no sense,"  We were as ready as we could be when  the entire band made a grand rush. The  din -was terrific;, but every gun bad a dead  rest, and every trooper was sure of his  first man. : Tlie impetus of the 'rush carried some of the warriors up to the breastwork, but only to die tbere. We rose up  .to cheer, but never a man opened his lips.  The number of dead had doubled, and  wounded men were limping ami crawling  in every ('iroction.  "���'��� Wattgli! You've brokett their hearts."  exclaimed the scout as he dropped a  wounded  warrior with  an offhand   shot.  "They'll even leave their dead behind in  their hurry to'get away.'-'  And so they did.   Defeat broiigbtpanic.  in��>- side  bv side at the head of the little i and every warrior whocould ridegallopet  *? *       i I    ��� I- .    1       ' .      I. ..     .     i ,        ' i. I :      ..       ...     I .... c ���       I    .. f il. .   .  column, are looking for a place to make a  stand. Capture means more than death.  If means hours or days of the most Jieiul-  ish torture a merciless savage can invent  and inflict, but not a trooper glances over  hisshoulder, not a horse is hurried beyond  the pace. I-Overy man rides to save his  horse. ���Every rider scans tht* ground in  front of him'. The ears of every .animal  are laid flat to bis head, a.nd but for the  hand on the bridle each would bolt a way  at the top of his speed and exhaust himself at the end of a nil  We ascend and descend swell after swell,  reniindh'g one of furrows turned by some  monster plow. The Indians gain a little.  We know it from the note of triumph in  their veils. The scout looks back, and I  watch' his fact! to read the situation. A  smile flits over it. That means that our  chances tire stillgood. He casts a rapid  glance Over the party, and his lace expresses anxiety. The labored breathing  of some'of the horses tells him that the  pace cannot last much longer.  Ah ! There is the spot! As we raise a  swell we see ahead of us a cone-shaped  hill, higher than anything else within a  mile of it. That's the place for a stand.  The pace is increased a Inland we thunder  down the incline, across the bit, of valley  and spur the blowing horses up the hillside. It is a last effort. Four or five of  flieiii lurch and stagger as their riders dismount, and not oneof them could go another mile. The top of the bill is a plateau  about thirty feet across. No wafer.no  grass.  "Howii with the horses !" is flic order  from the lieutenant, and we lead and push  fhcin into a circle, and lift ecu revolvers  pop. pop, pop! (lallant old troop horses,  every one of liieni. but they niiisl be sacrificed. The dead horses make our breastwork; Above us the summer sky. below  us hundreds of savages, shouting in glee  that we have been driven to bay.  ���'Unpack the spare ammunition and  then bike distance around the circle! Every bullet has got to find tin Indian. Mold  your revolvers for close work."  We have worked rapidly, and Ihe warriors are not up in time to make a rush.  They part to Ihe east of its and encircle  the bill. That is always the first move  and we bad expected it. We are no worse  oil', however. No help can be looked for  from the distant post, and it matters not  what tactics they adopt. The Indians  take a breathing spell of half an hour and  then make ready for a charge. The base  ot the lull covers about two acres of  ground. Warriors on footstep forth and  form a. circle numbering I.T>, The lieutenant counts Iheinand gives us the number.  The odds are nine to one, but the scout  calmly lights his pipe find remarks:  "Hoys, you've got, a jiienie! They won't  away to the east and out of sight. Tne  .������cou't went down among the wounded���  went down alone. The (Joinanches had  murdered bis .father .a nil-mother in years  agone. We. heard them shout defiance at  linn, followed by the reports of his. revolver. By iind by al! of us climbed over the  dead horses to inspect the .battle-Held.  Eighty-four dead warriors���no wounded.  When' the panic-strickeeu survivors reach  tbeir village thev will be asked:  "Where  is   He.d   Eagle- Utile. Horse-  helpless to resist the encroachments of  hostile powers. The political equilibrium  which she sees in the maintenance of the  Union in its original .strength would be  destroyed."  It appears from this statement that Russia's action was controlled, not primarily  by friendship for the people or the government of the United States, but rather  by considerations of enlightened self-interest. She deshecl. for reasons of her  own. to maintain the existing "political  equilibrium." and to pi event Croat Britain from acquiring such a.preponderance  of power as would render her a more dangerous "enemy- than' ever. That Urcat  Britain was tlie 'power against which this  move was made, and that the government  of the 'United States was well aware of the  fact, appears dourly from the nature of  the service that our secretary of state proposed to render Russia in return for her  ���aid and support. This service was the  sending of a-special mission to the court of  Persia- with a-view to furthering the aggressive plans of Russia in Central Asia.  "It was conceived," Bayard Taylor says,  "that this friendship between the United  States and Russia could be sealed more  completely if the United States were to  enter into (liplomatierelations with Persia:  si nee it was clear to statesmen that the  movements of Russia, in the future, would  be on that frontier: and'any moral support which the United States, as an English-speaking people, might thus grant to  Russia, would be of peculiar value." The  significant reference to the "peculiar  value," which the "moral support" of tin  "English-speaking people" would have for  Russia, when she should begin .her "move-  working man who worked and  taught iu  Old.ludea.            A Pretty Good Law.  In Illinois there is sin old law on the  statute-books to I he effect that in criminal  eases the jury is to "judge of the la was  well as the facts." Though not often  quoted, once ina. while a lawyer with a  desperate case makes use of if. In one  case the judge instructed the jury that it  was to judge of the la w as well as the facts,  but added iha.f it was not to judge of the  law unless if was fully satisfied that, if  knew more law than the judge. An outrageous verdict was brought in. contrary  to all instructions of the court, who felt  Oil I led upon to rebuke the jury. At last  one old fanner arose, ".lodge." said he.  '"weren't wo to jedge the law as well as  the fiicts?" "Certainly." was the response: "but I told you not lo judge, the  law unless you were clearly satisfied that  you knew the law better than I-.did."  '���"Well, jedge," answered the farmer, as he  shifted iiisqtiid, "weconsidered thatp'iiif."  Rainy' Day?     Where are our  husbands-   nionts" along the   Persian frontier, shows  and sons aiul brothers?'' i clearly that it was against Great Britain  And Gray Feather will answer for a II:  "The bit/./.a nl and wolf are feasting on  them at the foot of a hill miles away. We  followed the trail of a small band of white  men. They-made a camp on a hill. Wo  fought fboin. but instead of a few there  were a thousand. Let us find the white  man and ask for peace. The ('onianc.be is  no longer ;i warrior, but a dog soldier.  An Extremely Unhealthy Pursuit.  'There seems to be quite a craw amongst  vendors of patent medicines and things of  Jill sorts for giving the names'of clergymen as references, .Most advertisements  of this character contain the names and  addresses of parsons altogether out, of proportion to tbeir number in t he community.  Either this is a lucrative occupation for  tho parsons, or the teaching of tho Gospel  is an exfi'iuely unhealthy pursuit. It is  not. a bad idea, when you think of it. for  increasing the parson's income. The- indelicacy of clean-living in on. however, advertising that they have recovered from  nil sorts of noxious diseases by the aid of  So-a nd-So's remedies even at so much per  testimonial iniisf st rikeeveryone. Surely I  these men of God 'can cover 1 here sores as  wilh ii ma title, as il were. There are.  plenty of places whore a preacher's testimony will do more good than in it patent j  medicine advertisement.  An  Unlovely  Women. i   'iSti:.!:   bill    with    the   react loin, ry   gove.'ll-  . ,    .       , motif ol lodav. winch gags the provincial  I lie empress ol Austria  appa renfly is a | .,ss(.,Mblies.   limits   lhe   right of  trial   livery unlovely figure, if the picture drawn ! jury, persecutes the .lows and   the Sitin-  disis. flogs the people by I housa lids for  non-payment of taxes, and main(nin>  itself b.v the rigorous enforcement of  i w. we oil u have not hi tig in coni-  fhere is lo bo any "disiiileresied  alliance" between the United Stales, and  Russia, it should be based upon some  nobler feeling than hostility to Great  Britain. If there is to be any "bridge of  sentiment" between the tepiiblic of the  west, find the empire of the north, il  should si retch not from the slate department to tho throne of Iher/.ar. bill from  the hearts of the American people lo the  hearts of the men and women beyond the  Vistula who share our  love of freedom,  PRIVATE  BOXES  FOR  LADIES.  The only Restaurant in Nelson  that keeps  open  DAY  and  NIGHT.    <  otel Victoria  NELSON  The VICTORIA is pleasantly  situate on Victoria street, and  is one of the best Hotels in the  Kootenay Lake Country.  MILLS & REVSBECH, Proprietors  ^Y^GRAND  HOTEL  John Johnson, Proprietor  Extensive  Improvements  Now Completed.  All Rooms  Refitted and  Refurnished  FINEST  WINES,   LIQUORS, AND   CIGARS  IN  THE MARKET SOLD AT THE BAR.  Special  Attention to Miners.  IIOOM.S i''[liST-(:l,..S.S.  HATES MODEKATK.  HE MADDEN  HOUSE  At Corner Baker and Ward Streets,  NELSON, B. C.  THOMAS MADDEN, Prop.  HANSEN & BLOOMBERG  Proprietors.  TIIK Ol.OSK.ST IIOTKI,  in Nelson to tliu Sleitni-  houl. Landiny.  TJIK MA It OAKKIKS TIIK  Host. Hrainls of Liquors  and Uigurs.  THE MADDEN is Centrally Located, With a  Frontage Towards Kootenay River and  is  Newly  Furnished Throughout.  TflE TABLE is Supplied with Everything in  the Market, the Kitchen Being Under  the Immediate Supervision of a Caterer  of Large Experience.  JOHN F. WARD! FRONT STREET  MANAGER,    j   KASLO, B.C.  The Very BEST OF Everything.  Front Street, Near the Steamboat Landing',  KASLO, B. C.  alley House.  Lardo  District.  THE  BAR  I.S .SUI'I'I.IKD WITH   TIIK   HK.ST HliANDS OK A I.J.  k'l.VIiS OK WINKS, LIQUOHS. AND CK.'AHS.  JUNCTION LAHHO AND j NOW OI'KN AND ItKADV  DUNCAN HI VI.K.S.       i KOIt HUSINKSS.  that such movements were to be directed  Tlie government of tlie United States virtually said to the government of .Russian,  i!Von supported its at.aiii.st Great Britain j  at a critical .moment in   our  history, and ;  now we. will   support you  against Great !  Britain   when you   be^in your   inarch to- j  ward India--���our enemies are  the same."' j  From this brief recital of the facts of the !  case it will lie seen. I think, that the atti- i  tude taken   by Russia toward   the United j  States  iu IS(.__ ti.'! was  dictated   by self-iti- j  terest   rather   than   by   friendship.    Rut !  even if it-were not so. even if Alexander i  II. and the f.rouj) of men who constituted  the tfoveriinient  of  Kus.-ia at  that  time  were actuated by the mo-it generous  and  disinterested   motives, the  debt of p.'-ali-  Itide which we should owe to I hem would  not  lie payable lo Alexander 111, and the ;  jrroup of men who constitute the Russian  government of today.    The rulers of Russia thirty years ago were comparatively |  liberal   and   enlightened   nien.   and   I hey ;  were engaged, at thai very time, in a'work I  of regeneration   and reform which   promised to bring happiness and   prosperity to  their people. The rulers of Russia loday a re  oppressors, re I igious I ligot'Sa ml reactionists  whose chief aim seems to  be the complete ;  destruction ol" all the liberal institution*  that   their    predecessors    founded.      We :  might properly have felt   sympathy with j  the   reforming   Uussian   government    of '  Devlin & McKay, Props,  TIIK ISKST CUI.SINK.      Til I. HK.ST HKDS.  TlfK HK.ST OK KVKI. VTHING.  rand Central  HOTEL  Corner   Front  and   Fourth   Streets, \  KASLO,   B. C.  A. & J. Fletcher, Props.  ACCOMMODATIONS   FIRST-CLASS.  SliiKr Ini vi-s *':i-_.iirt < '('Ml ml for WiiI-iim. Hear l,:il<r I "tIy,  Tluvi- Knrk--. Xi��' lii-nvrr ,'tinl iiil |iniiil>in  I lie Kii-ilu-SliH'iiii ilNlricl.  HOTEL  Corner   Front  and   Fourth   Streets,  KASLO,   B. C.  MAHONEY & LUNDBURG  PROPRIETORS.  Best of Accommodations.  A.  C.   PEARSON,   Prop.  fUE GREAT NORTHERN  HOTEL  mn.VKI. OF SIXTH AVKXL'K AND MAIN  STHKKTS, I.AKDO, It. 0.  Best of Accommodations.  HATKH:   ��I..Vi TO -*.-' I'KH DAY.  FINE BRANDS OF DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED  WINES,  LIQUORS, AND CIGARS.  ALLEN & GARVEY, Proprietors  atson Hotel  WATSON,   B. C.  THE TOWN OF WATSON, situated n- it i- In'-  I \vw:n Hear anil Ki-li Uikrv-. <m I ti>- l\u-*ln -Sliti'iin  uii^mi mad. ^ii miles from lia-Ou mid in I'nnn New  Denver. i��tlie miel eenlnd point in Sloean di-lnet,  THE WATSON HOTEL i- one of (In- be-| kepi  liou-e- iii tin- entire slui'iiii countra\. The ilinin...  rnuin and kitchen arc in eluii(.e of feiiiiile help of e\.  jperieiiee. The liar i- -locked ulth the hc-t hrimd- ���>(  lii|iio. - and ei^ar-.  EK.E:M;.T>riu^i cSc watsow,  i'iiiii'iiii:riit(s.  hree Forks  HOTEL  E. C. CARPENTER, Manager.  Special Attention to Miners.  ~~OQTENAY  HOTEL  Situate on Vernon  Street, Near Josephine.  The Hotel Overlooks  The Kootenay.  Its Guests can Obtain  Splendid Views  or Both the  Mountains and River.  of hnr by one of the unites o  it June iiiiipizine he ;il nil ncctiivi (e.  iei' conn, in  This  I sovereign siihiUcsjiIkhiI, si.xi.y Turkish eip;  | ai'i'tles it (In.\-. in id in the evening severnl ni.-i rt-iti  terribly stron.. rival's, Her chief occit|),'i- mnn. i  Lion is' riiliitf.'. in which she almost excels  I lie Indies of the circus. She lakes no interest in any of tin; women of the cmtrl  unless they are K"<l(l rulers. Black coffee  i\n<\ raw steak hit favorite foods of this  royal a ma/.on. Her htr-djand. the emperor, is very fond of women, but the empress is reported to be its cold as an icicle,  although apparently I liis does not prevent  yoniii. oflicers from dedariiii. their passion  Lo her.  Bolande  HOUSE  ('oriier  Klilnrailii and   Sloean   iii-riiiiis. i  olliee. XKW  IM.NVKU,  ppo-|IC    I'M  Restaurant in Building on the Corner.  liiMli'iiiinii iii'H'ly furninlii'il.    A  -Jnu'c of tin; piddle pal-  ronii(..e Milicileil.  J. C. BOLANDER, Propriotor.  ALL THE PRINCIPAL MINES in Sloean ili-triel  can lie reached in from two to -even in||e> from thi-  hotel, which i- loeiiled iit Three Kni'li. on ('ai-pcnti'i'  creek.  THE DINING ROOM I- under the immediate . n|,.'r-  intendoiice of Mr. I'. llouen. formerly of lhe Wind-  -or Hold, Untie, Montana, and the Uo^i'i's Hold  Mi���i in jn. .Mont a nn, �� ho u ill -ee to il tlml the eiii-ine  of Ihe Three Fork- 1^ not eNeelleil try thai of any  hold in We-| Koolenay.  SPECIAL. RATES will he made for week ly hoarder-.  1'iivate room- fur Iran-lent ^ne-l-.  he Tremont.  East Baker St., Nelson.  I-one of the he-| hotels in 'I'nad .Mountain ili-triel, and  i.. | In: Intii<l'|iliirl urs for prii-peelor-i mill  working.   Intnl.1!'*.  MALONE   ac   TREGILLUS,    Props.  Axel Johnson, Proprietor  THE ROOMS   j    THE TABLE  AUK CO.VVKNIKXT AKD'; IS  TIIK   BKST   IN   TIIK  rnMFOIiTAHl,K. .MOCNTAI.VS.  Special Attention to Miners.  THE BAR IS FIRST-CLASS.  International  HOTEL  Corner  of  West  Vernon   and   Stanley Streets  NELSON,   B.C.  First-Class in Everything1.  THE INTERNATIONAL has a Comfortably Furnished Parlor for  Ladies, and the Rooms are Furnished Newly Throughout.  THE TABLE is not Surpassed by  any Other Hotel in the Kootenay  Lake Country, Being- Supplied  with the Best of Everything'.  JAS. DAWSON & B. CRADDOCK.  PROPRIETORS.  THE BAR  In Stocked with Choice Imported mid Dome.i-  llo Wine:;. Liquors and Ci_>ur.>i.  m  m  ^2i��^^  ��� rt ' * ' -  ���. % i "  ��'-"llfiliMiMaliJ^^^  ___UJf*-VS.-��.*il I  THE  TRIBUNE:   KELSON, B.'C, THURSDAY, JULY 20/1893.  ��� ������^.l^ TG_.'.r,-.,-^_^   _.___  THIS    WEEK'S    NEW    ADVERTISEMENTS  .1. J"'. 11 nine and William Hunter, Nelson--Niiliee.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  "Bill" Hunter and Bruee Craddoelc are  oll'osi a prospecting trip lo tlie moil main.- east of Ihe Ai-  rti��- lakes. They arc willing, lo lake up any proiin.-iiiun,  from iiKold mine to a hen ranch.  Tiik Thihi'XK  is in receipt of a   letter  from Fire Valley, in which i-lnii._i.-s are inadi; thai the  inonev appropriiited for hnildinir a W11..011 limit in thai  valiev is heiiiK wa-led hv an ineunipetent foreiiian. As  ' lhe letter is nol signed Ijy lhe writer. Till-: Ti'inCSK ean-  nol prim il. .    ���  Spokane   Review.  ISJtli:    "The  steel   to  lie ii-cd in. lhe eoiir-trin lion of tin; Nel.-on J_ l-'tirl sheppard railrond is. arriv in;, al Spokane and i- protii|iliy fur-  wariled In Ihe front o\er the Spokane _c Nnrtlii.-i'ii.'  '.Fliere is nothing new lo report  i-ef.arcl-  injf llir Silicr Kmj. .-ale more than that Win.-loiv Hall  and .lolin .McDonald were expected lo arrive nl Colville  next week from I lie "old country."  hYahlv   Ilanna. one of   the  pioneers of  Nel-on, hut now of 'frail Creek. wa> in Nelson llrU week  afu-r an nh-eiice of over two years, 'lhe town isjn.sl a  trille liirj.i'1" limn wlien hi.- Int. "rcMilcncc" was the only  house on lhe we. t .-ide of Ward creek, and when liis cow  kept the few people livii'j. on the west -ide of the creek  n wake of a ni(.hl in her rnmhlc- after toothsome lin-ean.-  and old bouts.  A session of t lie county court commence! I  today lit .Nelson, jiul^'eSpinks ol Vernon presidini..  Born, at Nelson, on the afternoon of the  201 li instant, to the wife of Kd Trnves, a son. I0d is the  proudest.man in lown.  A school-house will be erected tit Trail  by private parties. Already I no 7-monlh terms have  hiieii held, the teacher heins. paid by .���.ubseriplioii.  The new court-house at Nelson is to be  wired for electric lights, and il will also have electric  bells in the dillerunt ollices.  \V. H. Will of \cn\-  Denver was in Nel-  son this week, and reports every!hiiif. nioviiitr alone;  slowly at liis town.  The race on Saturday between Wilson  & Herdue's "Jim Heatly "and ,1. H. Simpson's "Dutch"  will iiLlract ipiite a crowd to Nelson, the steamboats giving speeial rates from all lake points.  (ieneral SeotC passed through Xelson on  Wednesday on lhe way from New Denver lo Dtilmh.  ilimie.-ola. where he goes on business connected with t helminth .-yndieale thai is operating in the.Slocan country.  (Jn Wednesday a gang of fourteen men  commenced work al ka.-lo on the Canadian 1'acillc telegraph line from Nelrnn to Kevclslokc. The'gang will  have tlie line through lo New Denver in ilfteen days.  The "tote" road along the route of the  Nelson & Kort Sheppard railway is. completed over into  tlie valley of Salmon river, and will be through lo a connection with lhe one from Ihe Nelson end within two  weeks.  The warm weather of the past few days  has caused Iher.ver to rise within a foot, ol high-water  mark of this year.   MET   AND   ELECTED   OFFICERS.  A Reyular Quarterly Meeting of the Sout h  Kootenay Board of Trade.  As required by theaet governing boards  of trade iu the Dominion, the South Kootenay Board of Trade met in Nelson on  Tuesday, in regular quarterly meeting, to  elect oflicers and, transact other business.  The following members were present:  Messrs. Lemon, Bigelow, Applewhaite.  Holt. Wilson. Renwick. Houston, P. B. C'.  Turner, J. A. Turner. Gilker, lliiuie, Hunt,  Madden, and Squires. H. I<_. Lemon was  elected president; J. A. Turner, vice-president; G. A. Bigelow. secretary-treasurer;  anil Messrs. Holt. Houston, Kobsoii, Wilson. Hume. Gilker. Applewhaite. Marsden,  Squire, Teetzel, Bogle, and Watson, incumbers of the council and of'tbe 'arbitration  board. Messrs. .Applewhaite and Houston were elected auditors. JS'ew members  elected���W. A. Jowett of ..Nelson and  James Li. .Robertson of Victoria. The  treasurer reported the receipts from all  sources as ��680, and the disbursements  Jp.j-ll.Oo, as follows:  John Elliot, legal services   �� All (JO  McDonald & Higclow, rent   ;;u on  .1 nines .McDonald & Co., furniture  177 00  .lames Delaney, carpet���........  ........      1.1 50  Hunt & Dover, safe..    lliu Do  Moving safe '.. ������'���������     f> 00  Uilkor & Wells, blank books   1 10  John Houston & Co., printing.. ���  K. OU  (���'eorge A. Higclow, secretary  _o U(i  Turner Bros., ofliee supplies ..  . ���  11155  (teorgc A. Higclow & Co.. lamps..    .... 215 1(1  Tlie following bills werr read and ordered paid: T. A. Mills, sign painting,  $12; Turner Bros., letter press, $12; George  A. Bigelow & Co., sundries $12.25.  SeA'eral questions were considered and  action taken thereon. Among others, the  council was instructed to take such steps  as would aid the building of the trunk  road from Kaslo to New Denver; as would  secure needed improvements to the government wharf at Nelson; as would secure the creation of an independent'customs district on Kootenay lake ; as would  prevent government funds from being  used to pay private debts.  Have Confidence in Slocan Mines.  Reports come from Spokane that.J. L.  Montgomery of New V'ork has purchased  W. 11. Taylor's interest in the Bluebird  and an undivided one-half interest in the  Washington, for a cash consideration aggregating over $l(K).(i()0. Both mines are  in Slocan district. Another reported sale  was of a mine near New Denver for $;*i(),(J()()  cash. That the two first sales have taken  place is without doubt. All this goes to  show that mining 'men who have money  have confidence in Slocaii mines.  Trail Creek District.  Drifts are being run from both tlie 100  and the 200 levels in the Le Koi mine, the  work making good progress. Die men  working H-hour shifts. The machinery  for the War Lagle. that is, two Burleigh  drills, a steam engine, and an air coin- 1  pressor, i.s now at the mine, ft is stated  that tt diamond drill will also be brought  in. so as to more rapidly prospect Trail  (..'reck mines._    _____  Development Work in Lardo District. j  Henry Cody and a party of nine miners j  left Ainswortli this week to do develop- j  incut work on the Haskins group of mines !  011 Ilea ley creek, in the Lardo country. j  The report was that the work was to be ;  done in the interest of a Mr. Walton. |  Gone on a Prospecting Trip.  Today a party of ten men, under the  direction of William Chambers, set out  from Pilot Bay on a prospecting trip over  in the St. .Mary's Biver country. They  took Indians along to do I heir packing.  An Absolutely Safe Suggestion.  The   Lethbridge News, in ji.ii  article on  the Banking Act of Canada, says:    "(food  as our Banking Act now i.s, we think that  fhere is still room for improvement, and it  is to be hoped that when the present  charter of the Canadian banks expire, as  tliey will do in 1001, that some further  provisions for their security will be insisted upon by parliament. The Lethbridge paper meant by the, above that,  under the act, bill holders were am ply secured, but depositors had no security,  whatever. The act should be that a  shareholder's responsibility ended only  when every liability against hisbank'was  satisfied, such as is the law in Scotland.  No bank should be allowed to issue bills.  All bills should be issued by the Dominion,  and handed over to banks at the ratio of  dollar for dollar of the bank's paid up  ' capital, the, paid up capital to be;  gold and silver coin or bullion on a parity  ratio of !:*>_; of silver to 1 of gold. An act  framed on these lines would insure almost  absolute safety to the depositor, secure  absolute safety to the bill holder, create a  circulation always equal to the necessities  of trade, and do away with a monopoly in  the banking business.  HAVE   THE    TRUE   RING.  and shows that they have office seekers  across the line who do not allow the desire for office to become so all controlling  that they forget that they are men and  owe some slight allegiance to their fellow-  creatures. We trust Mr. Mcintosh will  receive an appointment to tt position  vastly superior to the one he refused to  accept a.C the sacrifice of another's home  accept a.C the st  and happiness.  Even if They   are   the   Utterances of  a Some-  Times Frothy American Paper.  Bonner's Kerry Herald, 1:1th: "Through  the gyrations of official life in the Dominion a Mr. Mcintosh was sent from Ottawa  to relieve .1. C. Bykert, customs preventive officer for the British government at  the boundary line, it being the intention  of the higher officials to transfer Mr. .Bykert to some other port. Mr. Bykert iias  been the faithful representative of his  government for upwards of twelve years.  He has made himself oneof the most beautiful homes tlutt can be found iu this part  of the country. He has during this time  made acquaintances and formed associations that should be as lasting as life itself.  Nor litis Mr. Rykort been alone in this,  ilis most estimable and pleasing wife has  shared in the hardships of frontier life,  and through her labor and taste largely  does their home present its attractive appearance. Mi\ iind Mrs. Jlykert have  merited vastly more than they have received at the hands of their government.  "When Mr. Mel ntosli saw the situation,  like a true-gentleman, he said that he  came from Ottawa, to force no one from  his home, and that if his government  could do nothing better for him than to  compel another to leave his home that he  might have a public ofliee, he would return  to Ottawa and content himself with serving himself and not the people.  "This has the true ring of honor in it,  THE TOWNSITE OF SILVERTON.  Noticu islion;t>y given, that tho linden.ignediu-eowners  in fee simple of the hinds and .ircmisscs known usSilrur-  lon 'townsite: that an agreement to sell said lands was  made Iiv tlie undersigned to Walter I). Jliddough unci  Peter \\\ SeotL, wliieh agreement ean be found on IIlo ac  the land registry ofliee at Victoria, It. (J., or in the olliee  of .1. Fred Hume & Co., Nelson, H. 0. The terms mid  I'oiiditions of the said agreement have not been fully  e.irried out on the part of Lhe said Waller 1). .MiiWlou_.ii  and Peter W. Scot I. and until said agreement, is fully  carried out. the undersigned will nol convey any right lo  any part, of llio properly known as Silverton Townsite.  That all deferred payments on lots already under agreement for sale shall he made to the undersigned or their  authorized agent: that any person wishing to pureliase  lots in .Silverton can doso from the undersigned or their  authorized agent. We hereby nominate and appoint  John Houston _t Co. of Nelson, li. C, our only agent.  Dated at Nelson, H.C. .I ulv tilth, 1S!)H.  ���J. i'KED HUME,  WIU.IAJI IIUNTKlt.  Lots in the  townsite of  Silverton  (formerly called  Four Mile City)  are now on  the market.  For prices  call on  or address  John Houston  & Co., Nelson or  New Denver, B. C.  Band Concert.  On Saturday evening of this week  the  Xelson brass band, under the directorship  of Charles Scatilan. will give its. first open  air concert. The following is the program :  .March- liiulinuco   Hy Mr. Chambers.  Overt lire - Mid mid. Willi baritone solo.   .   .   .    Soul h well  Hy Mr. Scliull/..  Andante anil  Wall/.    Klysinu Hiiwiiiau  March--Ocoi'c   Hy Mr. I'lnimliiTs.  Cornel  Polka ' ��� Itiplcy  Hy Mr, Sciinlan.  Andante anil Waltz-Tanilroi.se   Hy Mr. Waldlenfel.  A uId l���'inil Sync   Will Build a Fire Hall.  A meeting of the Deluge Hook 6c Ladder  Company was held on Tuesday afternoon,  at which the president of the company  wa.s instructed to take steps to incorporate the company, in order that titlecoitld  be obtained to the lots set apart by the  late John Robson for the uses of the 'ire  department of Nelson. The president was  also instructed to erect a fire hall 011 the  lots iu question at a cost not to exceed  $100.   Tenders will bo called for the work.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  CHEMISTS and  :      DRUGGISTS  A large and complete slock of the leading lines of  Drugs,  Chemicals,  Patent Medicines,  Perfumes,  Soaps,  Brushes,  And  Toilet Articles of  Every Description.  Cor. Baker and  Josephine  Streets,  Nelson, B. C.  tar-  Central Office  of the  Kootenay Lalce  Telephone.  A large and complete stock of  WALL PAPER  NELSON SHOE STORE  Our second consignment, has arrived, and it contained men's turned Dongolii giu'Lers and balnio-  ruls, men's dongola and carpet slippers, the celebrated 77 balmoral for men's medium wear, a line  men's G. \V. Russia tan pointed toe. Two linos of  youth's balmorals, good lookers and good wearers.  A beautiful line of Misses' grain school boots.  Men's checked canvass for the dusty season. Our  porpoise, rifle, silk, and flat laces, blacking kits,  cork and premier insoles are also here. More to  follow.  MAM k TAYLOR.  Baker street, at east end of bridge, Xelson.  w. J.  WILSON.  W.  IM.KIH.'E.  WILSON & PERDUE.  MEAT Markets  Nelson and Kaslo.  Will contract to supply mining companies and steamboats with frosli meats, and deliver same at, any mine  or landing in   the   Kootenay Lake country.  NELSON Office and Market, 11 East Baker St.  KASLO MARKET, Front Street.  AND  UNDERTAKING.  jas. Mcdonald & co.  JOSEPHINE  STREET,  NELSON.  AVENUE A, NEAR THIRD ST.,  KASLO.  Curi'V full lines of all kinds of  l-Nii-nit m-<: for resiliences, hotels,  and  ollices.    Mat tresses made to  order,  and  at   prices  lower  than  eastern and  coast   manufacturers.  TIIKY  AUK ,\I.SI1  ACK.VI'S  KIIK  Evans  Pianos and Doherty Organs  TAILORING"  I would respect faulty invite gent Icnten to an  early inspect ion uf my selections in Woollens  Suitings and Trouserings. My prices will be  found miiilei-ale: I make it a point to keep  fhein as low as is,consistent, with good material, (loud workmanship unit I he cure ami  at Lent ion n.'i|iiisite In gel up satisfactory garments.  JAMES   PEIOE,  Nerchant Tailor,  j   NKXT TO I'O.STOKKICK. XKI.KOX. It. (..  SPBM andSUMMER  SUITINGS.  \JF.  J~.   SQTJIBE,  _MiEi?,CHt:^._isra? tailoe,  has received his stock of Spring and .Summer Suitings,  and is prepared to turn out. suits as well made and  styliHli as any Merchant Tailor in Canada.  linker street (just west of the bridge), Xelson.  TO OUR CUSTOMERS!  From and after this date, no goods, whether  Groceries, Crockeryware, Glassware, Clothing, Dry-  Goods, or Liquors and Cigars at wholesale, will leave our sto.o or warehouse except on  a CASH BASIS.    Our prices are adjusted to this rule.  Nelson, July 1st,  1893. v3 ���',    A.     LJfiVJStLvJW     CX    L/CJ.  ��  Our stock is now complete in every department and  our prices lower than ever. On and after the first of  July our terms will be  STBICTL"Y"   C_A_S  ^uerytr;ir;_5 in j:f?<? /T\_i5ieal  Cin<>. Daily and   U/eel\ly  papery  and   /T\a(Jazines.  Small   /}ssortmer.t:  of   T��y5   Coinc)   at   20   per  qent   Discount,   to   prepare   for   jVeoi   Stoe^.  Surper Brothers,  fio. 2 j-foustop bloel^,  Jtelsoi?  HETIROJtTT   STJRIEIET',   KLA.SLO.  ing, Bpy Goods, Boots, Shoes, Groceries, Hardware, Iron and Steel.  MINING   COMPANIES,   MINERS,   AND   PROSPECTORS   FURNISHED   WITH   SUPPLIES.  pr(^pegtors:_supplies.   BjG jAy. DUNCAN RIVER,  A Town that is Backed  by Gold  Mines!  LOTS   IIT   TRAIL   CBEEEZ  are now in the market.    The townsite is so situated that it is the only supply point for all the mines in Trail  Creek District, the mines of which will produce GOLD, not SILVER.    For prices  and terms apply to JOHN  HOUSTON & CO.,  Nelson.  J  BEVELSTOKE  GROCERIES,  HARDWARE,  iners'. Supplies', and . General . Merchandise  TRAIL, 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  District, we cannot be undersold. Miners' Supplies and General Merchandise by the  pound or ton.  Prospectors'Outfits a Specialty.  ALEX LYNCH,  JAS. M. STEWART.  POST   OFFICE   STOEE.  RING  BOOTS.  FISHERMEN'S   BOOTS.  Canadian K Boots  KANGAROO  SHOES.  FINE TANNED SHOES.  Quilts, Blankets, and Iron-Clad Clothing';  also a Fine Line of Pipes.  All kinds of Blank Books and Office Stationery and Supplies.  ^  ��i!,'"ri1"',!".',*n ��7F*rvn  1 >��.- ~ ���>*���  ���   r.^.^iM*'       1 -  ^Fnynrr*" __ !.'\i"|wmi "Aft".-: ^.^Trer";���?'���?"���;  rrr  ,']^...^p'4.!^.>.ll\>.,j   ,,-.  A 111.. ,-ji  .,     >  ��.-,'i"-   .,���!->���- ���_���_��� i-<- ��l ���>! ���������_ ��-i_-."  *_"_Br3"!  -7

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