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 .KOOTENAY  Has Mines that are Paying Dividends and Hundreds of Properties that can  be  Made  Dividend  Paying Mines.  FIFTH   V*RA"R.-NO.  I  ���*v  <<?_>  fc >  NEL&ON,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA, SATURDAY,  MAROI  ti,  189..  Has  Three  Smelters  in   Successful  Operation;  and   Enough   Ore   in Sight  to   Run  Several   More.  TWO  DOLLARS A YEAE,  NELSON   13   A   CITY.  Lieutenant-Govoi-nor Dowclnoy Gave His Assent  to the Bill on Thursday.  ,1 ���u.titeiinnt-d'ovornor Dcwtluoy gave his  ;i������-.���(_nd lo the hill incorporating Lhe cities  of Nelson,' 1 .'--jsl.-inil nnd O'rand Forks.on  Thursday nflonioon. nnd (ho bill thereby  became law. Tliis was a fortunate thing  for Iho people of nil throe ciLio.*_, ;is so  long sis tlie bill lucked the assent of tiie  lieutenant-governor it was in thinner of  being biought back to the house for reconsideration. It is probable that the  letters patent, incorporating all three  cities, will bo issued next week, so that a  start may be made by, the new cities towards getting nei-e-^ary public works under way.  Tlie bill was up I'or its third rending on  Tuesday and went through rather unex-,  pecledly. Tho only infinber who opposed  it was lingers, of Cariboo, who sought to  amend section eleven of (he bill, which  em powered the councils to puss money  by-laws without the consent of tins people, by making such by-laws subject to  the approval of the lieutenant-governor  in council.    This was defeated.  ,1. Fred Hume had secured an amendment to section 12 of the bill in the form  of a sub-section which read : "It shall be  law lid for the s;iid cities, and they are  hereby empowered at any time hereafter  to make antl divert from any stream or  streams as may be found most suitable,  and to appropriate or u-e sufficient unappropriated water for all public purposes  of the said municipalities, and  from time  10 time t.o construct all works that may  be necessary for efficiently using such  water, and to erect dams, railways and  all works which may be necessary for  t he maintenance of such water privileges,  and to exercise all the power mentioned  in the 'Water Privileges Act. LS02.'"  Kogers sought to atld a rider to this  amendment which, had it parsed, would  have stuck the town of Nelson for several  thousand dollars for useless water works.  11 is amendment to the.sub-section inserted  by Hume read: "Provided that before  thesaid cities or any of them shall exercise the powers by this .section conf'ened,  they shall purchase the whole plant or  system of any existing persons or corporations now supplying water or light to the  said cities or any of them, or any of the  inhabitants thereof in accordance with  the provisions ol' the 'Arbitration Act,  IS-..".:' provided, however, in arriving at  the amount of compensation to be paid to  such persons or corporations the arbitrators shall in no wise take into consideration the value of the right---, poweis. or  privileges of the company." The house  very sensibly rejected this amendment.  The only material''amendment' made to  the^bill was that moved by Attorney.  (ieneral __bert_, extending the liiuitsnf the  town of Nelson by taking in the Hoover  addition.' This was done on the strength  of a petition signedby all tiie residents of  the addition in favor of being included.  The legislature decided that the people  who had 'purchased lots and were Jiving  upon them were more concerned in the  government of the town than ��� we're the  non-resident owners of the major portion  of the addition.  pa city of 500 tons per day, the company  to have a en pi Lai of ��250,000 and spend  -1.-0,000 on the erection of tho works. A.s  ii guarantee' of good, faith the company  agrees to deposit JL'2,0'00.  KOOTENAY   MAKES   A   RECORD  By Exporting $1,410,913 Worth of Ore and  Matte In Two Months.  The I olio wing is ti .summary of the imports aud exports and revenue [collected  at the port of Nelson during the month of  February, 1K07:  I'OI-T Ol* NKl-SON.  Dutiable Roods   I'Veu  K-Oiis   Value ul'  In-port*'.  ...  fi itt.Dtlll  ....   *.'(;. i:is  Duly  Collei.-tccl.  5*_.-,_7i).i:i  1.10  Tolal   .....sii.,i:t,s  = _..,S7l..i..  Tlie initios. (I..70 Ions of ore) ..  Copper inane. (li.'.I Inns)   Animals anil lheir proitnoe   iMaimfaeliire   _-l iscc_II-in<-on-             ..' .  Value of I'.xports.   *..()1,...-!(KI      -.Ill,Ull.till  ...     '        7.-I.I. I          1,lilll.(JO  .    '          2.00'A (1(1  Harris Loses in the Pull Court.  The appeal in Kenny vs.���Harris, affecting the ownership of the Slocan Sovereign  mining claim, was before the full court in  Victoria on Thursday. This case was an  adverse mining claim to the ground located by plaintiff as the Slocan Sovereign  mine and by defendants as the Omega.  On March 11, l8.J(i, Judge Spinks. sitting  at Ivaslo, gave judgement establishing the  right ot plaintiff to ownership of the  ground. For defendants today 1_. I'. Duff  made application to allow an appeal from  the judgment. Notice had been given by  defendants of au appeal within the required time for a sitting of the full court  next after Judge Spinks. Judgment was  given, but the appeal was not net down,  owing to the impossibility of proving tlie  notes of the judge who tried the case.  The full court refused the application,  with costs, holding that defendant, should  have applied for an extension of time for  .setting down an appeal at the sitting of  the court next after the notice had been  given. ,        Secured the Lily B.  The Vancouver 6c liritish Columbia l-_x-  ploratiou Company has acquired the principal interest in the bond on the J/dy'l..,.  .Portland and Rainbow on Springer creek.  The manager of the properties says that  when he took charge he did not touch the  surface showing, but started a cross-cut  tunnel at a depth of 00 feet," a. nf I after  running in 02 feet, the lead, 12 fee. in  width, was found. This tunnel is about  100 feet west of a large chute of ore: showing on the surface. Drifting to the east  is now being done on the lead to tap _ this  chute of ore, and another cross-cut will be  commenced this week below the present  one. In the face of the drift there is six  inches of clean and the balance concentrating ore. The oi c is dry, and averages  $100 to the ton. The Lily Ai. group is a  mile west of.the Two Friends, and about  2000 feet from the .Arlington shaft.  Vancouver Accepts Another Scheme.  At a special meeting of the Vancouver  city council Thursday afternoon it wa.s  decided to recommend the acceptance of  the scheme for the establishment of a  smelter here, submitted by the Fnglish  company, headed 'by J. il. Rothschild.  The company agrees in return for exemption from taxation and free water, to  erect a  smelter and  refinery with a ca-  Tutsil J.'Wi,li-0 tin  Of tin? above exports ore and matte  represent $502..S5.'.. The ore and matte  exported during January tlirnuB.li the  port of -N'elson was valued nt $075,500, and  during the same period there was exported from the .Slocan through the outport of Revelstoke ore to tho value of  $172,.1.11.' This makes the total value of  Kootenay's shipments $ I,-110,01.'. for the  first two mouths of 1S07.  went through Kevelstoke  follows:  Sloean Star   Idaho   Knterpri~e   A.iux   .  .      ���    Iliisller         Slocan Slur   I .nterpri .<;     Idaho     Mountain Chief   Ki.-hcr .Maiden   Total   The  ore  that  IS  given   as  Ton .  Value  .  1.(1  . .���'(!..'! n;  -Oli  ���-������.llili  . -.'Ill  ���!!l..-��!7  .    Ill  1.(117  ���it)  :i,l_i>  . .''I'd  L'..,(KI  . Hill  1*1.1711  . no  1'1.011/  .  -ii  2.'Aft'A  .  -jn  1,'AOO  I.S07  S171-..K.I  To Improve the Lardo-Duncan.  The l.tirdo-1.) unean river i.s at last to be  cleared from Kootenay lake to Ifouser  lake. li. S. (Jallop has received instructions, from Ii\ C. (..amble, of the public  works department, to make {.reparations  for beginning tho work at once. The first  work will be directed towards clearing  out the log snags and tlie sweepers which  stretch out from the shore. Ton men will  be employed beside the foreman, and it is  expected that it will take until the rising  water drives the party out to accomplish  the necessary work. A further appropriation will be required.to do some necessary work above Ilouser lake, when it  is thought that a light draught steamer  could get as far as where the big jam was  located.   Stocking Jackson Basin Properties.  The mineral claims First Chance, II. E.  Adams, Gait and Hillside in the Jackson  basin, will be stocked by i\ G\ Nash and  J. 'Fred.'Ritchie'. The 'company will be  known as the Hillside Silver Mining company. The development work already  done upon the claims has shown them to  bo of considerable value. This work will  be continued by the new owners, Who  will work two shifts in driving a. tunnel'  for further development. The claims are  less than a mile from Whitewater station  on the Ivaslo 6c Slocan railway. F. Ward,  foreman of the Whitewater, and Charles  Bt-hrman, of Ivaslo, are interested with  Nash and Ritchie in the properties.  Fine Showing in the Whitewater.  AV. C. Price, of Oakland, California, has  been  visiting the Whitewater mine this  week   in  conipany  with manager   J.  C.  Eaton.   Air.  i'rice'became  interested  in  the property some years ago, and has always had an abiding faith in the Slocan,  and has held on to the property in connection with .'Mr. Faton. He was much,  gratified by the showing at the mine on  this visit. There are five feet of ore in  the second tunnel, which is now about 50  feet from the winze already'.sunk from  the tipper tunnel. Manager Eaton says  that this i.s something different from previous experience.   The ore is high grade.  Oi-e That Runs Over $350 Per Ton.  John A. Whittier was naturally pleased  by the returns from the last car-load of  ore from the Goodenough wliich passed  through the sampling works. The assay  return showed 5..S ounces of silver and 70  per cent. lead. It would be hard to beat  this in the way of rapid accumulation of  legitimate wealth. There was a report in  circulation the other flay that the Goodenough and Grey Copper were to be taken  over by a company organized for the.purpose. The capital stock is said to be  $800,000, with as many shares. The treasury stock will be probably placed at 25  cents.   Will Take the Stock Themselves.  The trustees of the Sullivan Group Mining company held a meeting on Thursday  in Spokane at the f.e Roi offices, and decided to sell from 75,000 to 100,000 shares  of Lhe treasury stock. The owners have  sucli faith in the property that none of  this stock will be placed on the market.  They will take all that is olTered. The  company's property includes the Hope.  Hamlet and Shylock claims in Fast Kootenay.   O'Brien's Application to Purchase Refused.  The outcome of F. M. O'Erien^s application to purchase Sandon i.s that the land  oflice says the lands are not open to purchase, for the reason that the application  overlaps previously granted and recorded  mineral claims, and also comes within the  boundaries of the Kaslo and Slocan Railway reserve.  THE   BILL   WAS   VETOED.  The Policy ol'  a  Michigan Politician  Is Thereby Rendered Futile.  President Cleveland has vetoed tlie immigration bill to whicli the' celebrated  Coi'lNs amendment wa.s attached, and has  thus removed'the necessity for retaliatory men--un.s on the part of the Dominion  government. President Cleveland took  exception to the entire spiritof the bill as  being contrary to the national policy of  the 1'iiited States. Ilis objections (o tiie  Corliss amendment have more interest to  Canadians, however, ns this amendmend-  mendmenL was aimed directly at them.  lu his letter (o congress, in dealing with  this portion of (ho bill, ho said: '"The  prohibition against the employment qi  aliens on the public works of the l-nited  States is in line with legislation of a like  character. When' we consider the provisions of the bill in connection with our  long northern frontier and the boundaries  of several of our states and territories  often but imaginary lines separating  them from Canada-, and recall the friendly  intercourse between tho people who are  our neighbors on either side, the provisions of (his bill affecting them must  bo regarded a.s illiberal, narrow and un-  American. The residents of these states  and territories have separate and especial  interests which in many cases makes au  interchange of labor between their people and their alien laborers most important, frequently with the advantage  largely in favor of our citizens, could  hardly fail to provoke retaliatory measures to the injury of many of 'our citizens  who are now employed on adjoining foreign soil.'"   SLOGAN   MINING   NEWS.  THE   DOMINION'S   MINERAL   OUTPIifl..  Do.pite a Pall Iu Values It Has rioubled Since  1836.  - A bulletin on the mineral production of  Canada just issued by the geological survey gives the,production  of minerals for  ISMS   as   .*p2.V-27,..(>5.     The   pi eduction   of  metallic minerals  is  summarized  as  fol-  lows:  I'HUliccr.  ���..'tA.NTI'I'V.  \ ,\ I.l  IC  Cupper, pounds ...        !I,:.S.,....(!  -I.d-'I.IIS  filllil   i'.SK;. '_(ili  Iron Ore. ten-   {...-Wi  isi,:ii:)  Lend, pounds   _l.lli.UI77  7i'i :i_i  Nickel, pounds   .   :i���.i)ii.<.io  i.i.....ono  .Silver, oiiiiuis   ..   .    'A.'iOft,'AI'A  2.171,5711  I.V-Hl'A.SI..  m-dti'-i-."*'.:.  .. ,">_7S.m:)  7I.IIIU  .   Mi!..:.ufi  S ft'A.lftl  L-S.5S-  in;.7iii  20ft,0Ol  y-ss.fi.ii5  John A. Whittier, one of the owners of  the Goodenough, has recently acquired  the -Mountain Con. and Casfick from C.  A. jMcl_eod, I.. R. iMcOonald and Noah  Cad man. It is not improbable that these  properties will also be stocked in the near  future.  The first annual general meeting of the  Dardanelles Mining and Milling company-  was held in this city ou Tuesday last. The  stockholders altered (he by-laws by increasing the number of directors to nine.  The following gentleman will compo-'e the  board for the ensuing year. lion. Edgar  Dewdney. Sir Charles llibbert Tupper,  Hon. Kred Peters. J. 13. McArthur. A. F.  MeClaine. J. F. Fierce. A. L. McClaine.  W. 11. Adams and J. Tretheway. At a  subsequent meeting of the directors lion.  Hdgar Dewdney was elected president, A.  F. McClaine, ��� vice-president,. and A. L.  ��� McClaine, secretary and treasurer/  The Cariboo and 'Rambler.properties, of  wliich Dick Shea is the superintendent,  are looking extremely well. He reports  that the stopes and faces are looking well  and everything promises that a car-load  a tlay will be shortly shipped. At present he is sending down by the rawhides  about 12:". sacks per day.  Tin Discovered in Nelson District.  To 'I'll 13 FiMToit oi. Thk Ti!iuuxi'_: Many,  of your readers will be interested'to know  that the long looked for metal, tin, has  been discovered at last iu British Columbia. The sample given to me for assay  was in small metallic grains, and was said  by the.prospector, who brought it to have  been picked out by him from rotten granite, which is very probably true, as it is  in a granite formation .that,tin is usually  found. I think it rightcto say that I have  the utmost confidence in the bona fides of  thecfinder, who was completely ignorant  of the value of the metal, and thought it  was native amalgam, though, of course,  to the experienced eye it did not particularly resemble tliat material.  The exact locality J am hardly at liberty  Io mention just yet, but it was near the  North Fork of the Salmon, from which  district we shall probobly hear a good  deal this coming summer. So far 1 have  not received the rock itself, but expect to  do so every clay, and it will give me great  pleasure to place it on exhibition if it  turns out to be what is expected. Hoping  that the importance and novelty of the  discovery will make it worth publication.  I am. sir, Vours truly,  A. H. J1oi.dk'ii,  Analytical Chemist and Assayer.  Bailey Invests In East Kootenay.  S. S. Bailey, one of the pioneers of the  Slocen, has made some purchases in Kast  Kootenay nnd will give his attention to  other development. The four claims included in the deal are tho Great Northern,  Argenta, Del Norte and Fred T. Dubois.  They are located on'JIell Roaring creek, a  tributary of the St. Mary's. They are  silver-lead propositions. About $ 1, :">(.()  worth of development work has been  done on the Del Norte. The owners of  the claims were A. L. Jameson, L. Row-  ker, Phil Casey and Capt. G. H. Gray, and  they parted with them for a ;���..'..">,000 bond.  The ore is of a very fair grade, and, with  the building of the Crvw's Nest Pass railway, there is no doubt as to the value of  tlie mine, and little doubt that the bond  will be taken up. A substantial cash payment is made, whicli will secure an option  to July 1, IN!)7. All payments aYu to be  made within a year.  What the C. P. R. Wanted.  An Ottawa dispatch says that the Canadian Pacific asked the federal government for a bonus of $10,000 per mile to  build a line from Lethbridge to Nelson, a  distance of .'.00 miles, and agreed to have  it in operation by next January.  TntiilAleliillic    ....':  ,*8,( ..fl,.il<i  The following'- table shows the principal'  changes in production and values during  tho calendar year 1801), as compared with  the figures given in the revised summary  for IN.).'):  I'l.'DDI'CT.  Colli '     .  Couper      Gold   iron Ore       Le id   Xiilur.'il Gns   Nickel     Si I vii-   It will be seen from the above figures  that increases are shown in the production of coal, copper, gold and silver, while  tlie output of iron ore, natural gas. lead  and nickel has fallen off to a great extent.  The increase of coal is altogether due to  Nova Scotia, which produced 200,1."58 not  tons more than in IN05, but this increased  output is offset in a large measure by a  decrease of 10-1,02!) tons iu the production  oi British Columbia.  Copper shows a large decrease in' Ontario and a small increase in Quebec, while  British Columbia's contribution i.s .'3,SIN,-  -J.j.) pounds, which amount is I.NISjOo  pounds more than 189.5.  In gold, large increases are to be credited to Nova Scotia and Ontario, but British Columbia heads the list with an increase over the previous year of $107,07."..  The production of lead is altogether  that of Rritish Columbia, antl has increased in the .year by over 1.000.000  pounds, but a decrease in the market-  price of some N per cent. lessens the total  value by $2N,;".S2.  British Columbia shows an output of  silver amounting to '3.135,313 ouuees, valued at $2.100.080, an increase during the  past 12 months of 1.120,000 ounces in quantity, and in value of nearly a million dol-  hirs. ^__  MUZZLE   THIS   MAN.  A .Little Speech Which Shows to What Length  Provincialism Can Go.  Ottawa, March, -I.���The Hon. F. W.  Scott, secretary of state, said- today that  lis would not be surprised if thegovernment left the Crow's Nest rail way severely  alone. "Why," he asked, "should we concern ourselves about a road for the Kootenay mining district? Iu all southern  British "Columbia the total population  does not exceed 23,000, and of these only  about 5000 are Canadians? Why, then,  should we spend money to provide American capitalists and American miners with  a railway? Tliere .would, be-much more  to be said in favor of the expenditure of  money on a railway iu the".Rainy River  gold district in Ontario, where the mines  are chiefly owned by Canadians."  If Wilfred Laurier does not wish to  have his government discredited in tiie  west, he will muzzle such men as Hon. F.  W.Scott. He does not appear to realize the  effect of the development of Kootenay's  mineral resources upon the Dominion He  says that there are less than 25,000 people  in southern Kootenay, and asks why the  federal government should concern itself  about a road for southern Kootenay. it  is in order to ask Hon. F. \V. Scott why  the few people in southern Kootenay pay  taxes amounting to over $50 per head to  the Dominion government? The duties  collected through the port of Nelson for  the last three months amounted to $328,-  500. If the people are to be refused public works, what are they to receive iu return for tli is heavy tax?  Steamboat Men as Miners.  New companies are continually being  formed. The latest for which articles of  incorportion have beeu framed, is the  HI tie Point Mining 6c Milling company, of  which the incorporators are captain D, C.  McMorris, William Seaman, C. A. Wright  and Kli A. Smith, known as the "Steamboat gang," with M. Grathe and W.A.White, who will be the provisional directors. The company will take over the  HI tie Point antl Continent mineral claim--,  situate about two miles from Sanea. The  capital stock will bo.$ 125,000, divided into  500,000 shares of the par value of 25 cents  each. The treasury stock will consist of  200,0(10 shares, whicli will be issued at par.  The claims are said to -promise well.  Good Returns Prom Charleston Ore.  Last Saturday J. 10. Mitchell, manager  of the Charleston mine, received from the  Kootenay Ore company returns of a ear-  load of ore which had been run through  the Kaslo City Sampling works. The  assay of the ' carbonates' returned 220  ounces of silver to the ton and 31 percent,  lead; that ol the galena was 100 ounces  silveraud 53 per cent. lead. The net returns of the car-load was very nearly  $1500. This'Certninly was not at all bail  for a primal effort. Other .".hipments  from Llie same properly will follow in tlie  early future.  Wanted to See It Anyway.  Lord Posse, who built the  famous telescope that bears his name, was an expert  mechanic, and was also somewhat careless  about his dress. On one occasion the earl  was looking through the engine room of  a large iinnufaclory. lie suddenly became much interested in something he  saw, and  looked apprehensive.    The en  gineer came up. "Well, what's up?" he  growled. "What, are you shaking your  head and looking nt your watch for?  What have you got to find fault wilh?"  "Oh," answered ,Lord Rosse, "I'm not  finding any fault'. I'm just waiting till  lhe boiler explodes." "Till lhe boiler explodes ? Why. you're crazy, man ! You'll  have lo gel out of here." "Well," said  the earl, "if you work ten minutes longer  with that screw loose there, the boiler-  certainly will explode." The engineer  looked at, the screw indicated by liis  rough visitor. He jumped at the screw,  and fastened it as soon as hecould. "Why  didn't you say that sooner?'' he demanded. '"Why should J?" answered  Lord Rosse. "I never yet have had au  opportunity to see a boiler explode!"  'THE GRIT DREAM SHATTERED.  THE C. P. R. HAS THE PULL;  McKinley Sounds the Death Knell to the Reciprocity Fad.  The inaugural address of president McKinley must be sad reading to those misguided Canadians-who,  for years, have  been preaching that  the  only  salvation  for the  Dominion,  was reciprocity with  the   United   States.    Sir   Richard    Cart-  wright   and   .'John   Charlton   have   been  buzzing   around   Washington   with   this  end in view, and now that McKinley has  spoken   upon   the subject,   they   will  no  doubt feel inclined to hire small boys to  kick their pants.    McKinley wants reciprocity, but he does not want reciprocity  with Canada.    lie will favor reciprocity  with no countries save those which export  goods  not produced  or manufactured in  the L'nited States.    Me wants all the protection he can getagainst Canada, but will  negotiate reciprocal trade relations with  the half civilized republics of South America.   Touching upon this matter in his  inaugural add re--s, he said:  "In the revision of the tariff especial attention should be given to the re-enactment and   extension  of   the reciprocity  principle of the law of 1S00, under which  great   stimulus   was   given   our   foreign  trade in new and advantageous markets  for our surplus of agricultural aud manufacturing products.   The brief trial given  this   legislation   amply justifies cfurther  experiment and  additional discretionary  power in the making of commercial treaties,   the  end   in   view  always to  be  the  opening up of new markets i'or the products of our country, by granting concessions to the products of other lands that  we  n.jed  and  cannot   produce ourselves,  and wliich do not involve any loss of labor  to-our''own .people,.but tend  to increase  their.employment."  The depression'of .the  past four years'has  fallen with especial,  severity  upon   the  great bodies of   the  country aud  upon none  more  than -the  holders of small: farms.    Agriculture has  languished and   labor suffered.    The revival of manufacturing- would be a relief  to both.    No portion of our peopleis more  devoted  to the institutions of free government nor moi e loyal in their support,  while none bears more cheerfully or fully  its share in the maintenance of the government, or is better entitled c-to its wise  and liberal care and protection.    Legislation helpful to producers is beneficial to  all.    The present condition of industry in  the farm and in the manufacturing have  lessened the ability of 'the people to meet  the demands upon them and they rightfully expect .that  not  only a system  of  revenue shall be established that will secure the largest income with the slightest  burden,  but   that   every  means  will   be  taken to  decrease  rather   than  increase  our public expenditures.   The conditions  are not most promising. . It will take time  to restore the prosperity of former years.  If we cannot promptly'attain it, we can  resolutely turn our faces in that direction  and aid its return by friendly legislation.  However troublesome the situation  may  appear, congress  will  not,  I am sure, be  found lacking in disposition or ability to  relieve as far as legislation can do so. The  restoration of confidence and'.the revival  of business which men of all  parties so  much-desire, depends  more largely upon  the   prompt,   energetic   and    intelligent  action of congress than   upon  any other  single agency that affects the situation."  Vancouver Island Coke lor Kootenay.  In connection with the contract which  I.}. Duunsinuir oc Sons have made to supply Kootenay smelters with tine thousand  tons of union coke per moiith, the Nanaimo l-'ree Press states that the coal from  the recently opened Alexandra colliery of  Dunsmuir iv Sons, makes a grade of coke  which gives the best possible results in  some grades of smelting, and that for the  present a limited (|iiantity of the Alexandra coal will be taken to the l.'nion  coke ovens and there converted into coke.  Should the demand justify, coke ovens  will shortly be erected in the immediate  vicinity oi the Alexandra mine--, about  live iniles south of Nanaimo.  Tho Death  The  death  of   W.  Vork.Js a great loss  ganda  ol' St, John.  P. St. John, of  New  to   the silver propa-  in the l'nited States. His advocacy of tho irve and unrestricted coinage  of silver wasuiiq ties lion ably disinterested.  His personal ability, business reputation,  and political services all went to promote  the succo.." of the Chicago platform, nnd  it will not be easy to find another who  can do so much for the cause .without incurring the suspicion of selfish purpose.  Not since the death of the venerable j.hil-  onthropist, Peter Cooper, has so great a  blank been made in the ranks of socialistic  propagandist]! in New York.  Tlie Feeling* Throughout the East Is that thb  Big- Company will Succeed.  It is stated upon good authority that  the Canadian Pacific company has purchased 00,000 tons of steel rails from  Messrs. Carnegie 6c Co., of Fittsburg, and  the general feeling throughout eastern  Canada, is that the big railway company  will secure the Crow's Nest charter.  This railway uuestion has evidently  been too severe a ..train upon llie new  Liberal government, as it has been forced  to cut some of the showy planks from its  platform, such as governmental ownership of railways. If the Toronto Globe,  the organ of the government, knows the  intentions of the government with respect to the Crow's Nest road, it may be  accepted that the Canadian i'aeifie will  secure tlie charter and substantial subsidies therewith. In return i'or generous  aid the corporation will be called upon to  make some concessions of more or less  doubtful value.  The Toronto News says: "One argument advanced by The Globe in defence  of the Canadian Pacific is that railway  competition is impossible of attainment'.,  and, therefore, it is better to get what  concessions the Canadian Pacific svill give  in the way of regulation of freight charges  than for the country to incur the heavy-  addition to the national debt by constructing the whole line, which might  afterwards be operated at a loss.-  "The argument is a singularly weak one.  The road must be paid for by the Canadian people, either in subsidies and bonuses at the beginning, or in excessive  fieight rates after it is in operation,-mid  much the better way of meeting the cost  would be the former, and then the burden  would bespread over the whole Dominion,  and the mining industry would not be  throttled or bled white to make up tlie  sum which capitalists loaned on the  enterprise.  "Seeing, then, that the Canadian people must pay for the road, why should  not the Canadian people own it, and have  it operated iu the interests of the great  industry that promises to lie developed  in the Kootenay country? With two  rival lines of railway with which to get  an eastern connection���the Northern Pacific and the Great Northern���the Crow's  Nest Pass line would not be at the mercy  of the Canadian Pacific railway in the  least degree, and the whole of British Columbia would profit bj- the existence of a  national railway through the mountains.  "The Globe is certainly leading the people astray in this matter. It may be compelled to follow and defend the government in the course it has decided upon,  but if the present apparent intention is  carried out, time will demonstrate,that.it  was a false guide for the people, as time  will show that in the first really great national affair Hon. Mr. Laurier has had to  deal with, he was not equal to the task of  protecting the Dominion from the ra pat-it y  of the huge railway corporation that now  controls the entire north and west."  GREATEST   WEEK   ON   RECORD.  West Kootenay Exports Close Upon $250,000  of Ore and Matte in One Week.  The shipments of ore and matte from  the mines and smelters of southern Koot-  enay during the first week of the present  month were the heaviest in the history of  the district. For the week ending today  there were entered nt the port of Nelson  for export IA70 tons, valued at $20-1,(Hi.  This does not include the Slocan ore exported via Kevelstoke, so that the district  for March will ship at this rate, close upon  $1,000,000 worth of mineral product. Up  to the end of February the total exports  .from the mines of the distiict amounted  to $1,110,01:., which, with the shipments  of the past week, gives a grand total of  $1.015,500. The entries at the port of  Nelson for the past week were:.  BL'U.IOX   AND   aiATTK.  I'ound?.  Trail smeller   . ,ViS....'-i  Hall Minus . inciter, .N'elson. matte..  .    Il.'-'iij  01! K.  Approximate  1 011=.  \ nine.  l.e lloi mine, Rossland      lis  Clitrniine, l.'o.sliincl   >-  1. X. I., mine, itusslutiil     li  Pnvne mini'. Slot-in   ..      l.-m  Ivootenav Ore Compiiny. K.i.-Io...  .  ..      10.".  Xoblo Five mint's. Slni-an   .  Sft  Sloean Star. Saiitlun  IJn  Surprise mine. Sloean   17  Whitewater ininc.'Slociin   l.">  Ilei-o mine, Sloean   ��� ..!  Humbler mine  Slocan    n;  Total for week ���  Total for l''el)niary .  Total for .lanuary  Tolal via Kevrlstoke  ���TuMl so far for IS! 17 ..  . I.MTU  ft --Ol  ...l.-i  1.SU7  1 -.'.'.. l< I  s.'oi.iw;  S-_i-_.Xi.T  .���.i!7..,,'jk;  -���?17i,..V��l  $U'il.-,..V.l:i  The Model State Legislature.  Cai.sox,   New,   March   I. ���Not  content  with legalising the contest for tae world's  pugi'istic    championship,   Assemblyman  Tim Dempsey proposes to introduce a  bill in the legislature within the next few  days asking for an appropriation of $.'..-  0(H) for the purpose of having made a  gorgeous belt of silver, with - diamond  studding, to be presented to the winner of the great battle. The bill  i.s being drawn up at the present  time and it provides that the secretary  of state shall deliver the belt on the  ISth of..March, along with a certificate  and affidavit notifying the world of the  .significance of the trophy. : It is intended  to have on the belt a reproduction of the  ollicial seal of Nevada, and a fac-simileof  of the signature t)f governor Sadler in np-<  pi-oval of tlie measure. It is claimed that  a majority of tli-. members of the legislature have signified their willingness to  vote for the bill, and that governor Sadler has already given his consent to sign  the act if it passes.  ��� ���>-���_  ti\ -; THE  TRIBUNE:    NELSON, E.G., SATURDAY,   MARCH fi,. 1807.  ...publishers: NOTICE.    ���,  T.IE TPJBUNE;.is piibhsiie-i on .Saturdays, by .Tin.'  ��� Tj.iuuxk l'>ui-r.iS!ii.xo.C,oMi*.\'NY, and will be mailed  to sabs-l'iliers on payment n_'Two t.oi.i-A.:.. a year.  "., Xo siibseripti'H) taken for less tliau it'!yeai'.; .- .,'       :  REGULAR Al)Vl.'tl I't.'S.IOAIKN I'si.'.'priiiiod at the following,' rates: One inch, S;iii,a year; two inches.'  ii!!!). a year; three, iuche,.'.-��S1 a .year: four inches,  $01! a year; live, inelies, :JI03. a yenr: six inelies and  over, at. the rale'of S1-.50 an inch per month, i  Ti'lA-.3IKNT'-AlJV-,i*_{l'n81CAt:KNTa,--J0 cents, a lino for  ,r lirst, insertion arid 10 cents aline for eaeh additional  insertion.   Birth,. niama_;<;,and. death .notices free.  LOCAL OH ni'.Ai'UNG .MATTER NOTICES *_o cents a  line each insertion. ���' . , ���....,  JOB l.UI.NTIN'G- at fair rates. All accounts for. job'  printing . and advertising payable on the'; fii-sb yf  every month; subscription, in advance. .',  .ADDHESS.all coiiimunieations t.o "''���       ''���';���  TIIE TRIBUNE.'Nelson, B.C.  PROP__SSIO_.AI_   OAKDS.  D    LaBAU,  M.I).���Physici-Cn and  Surgeon.   Rooms 'A  ���   nnd I l.igolow block. Nelson.  Telephone ll   UJliee  hours from I to 2:1)1) p. in. and G-.'AO io K p. in.  Gil. II. -YMONDs, M.D., CM..--Physician and S;n-  ���    geon.   Ollice in lhe Bealey building, Went Baker  street, Nel.-on. ,  JY. ItlTUIIIE, Provincial l.niiif Surveyor.    Ollice in  ���    Kilchie building, llos. laud, H. O.  Wi. II. II0I.?>1KS,C.E,���Provincial Land Surveyor.  ���    1*. 0. box S'_. Kuslo, H. ti.  T C. GWrII_l_[.M. H.A..-C. .V: W. S. JOHNSON. B.A.Sc.  *-* ��� -Mining Engineers and Analytical (;hemists,  Slocan City, li. O.  LODGE   MEETINGS.    -  yv     NICLSOX LOIK.I.. NO. Si. A. F. & A. M.   Meets  ���^ i^j.  second Wednesday in eaeh month.   Sojourning  brethren invilud.  Ask Your  Shoe  Dealer for the  Famous   MARCH.!, 1807  SATURDAY MORNING:  On Ti'dsdav the legi-laliire rejected  the amendment, to tlie incorporation bill  offered by Rogers of Cariboo, which hud  for its object the forcing or the city of  Nelson to purchase the water works system of the Consumer's Water Works company. This was as it should have been,  but it is doubtful if the bill would have  escaped this amendment had it not been  for the pi csence of the delegates sent from  Nelson, who, together with the members  for West Kootenay, fought the Rogers  amend merit to the best of their ability.  "While it cannot be denied buo that the  legislature in such cases should protect  the capital invested by private individuals  in works of a public nature, it is'equally  true that tho legislature should not oblige  any municipality to purchase' plants  which have no value woatever. It i*;  much better that the legislature should  leave the city of Nelson free to deal with  the Consumer's "Water Works company  if it 'withes to do so. than thai the city  should be forced by act of parliament to  purchase the entire 'plant of the company  before it could commence the work of constructing a water works system of its own.  If it happens that the system of the Consumer's Water Works company is altogether inadequate to the requirements of  the city, that surely is the fault of the  company and not of the people. It would  be rather difficult to convince the people  of Nelson lb the argument"that"in-"order'  that justice should, be done to the Consumer's Water Works company, the city  should be obliged to purchase a plant  which, when purchased, would be of no  use whatever to the city. The men who  invested in the stock of the. Consumer's  Water Works, company, took a business  chance, but tbey neglected to -improve  their.systcih so that it might be of some  use to the city in the event of incorporation. If they find themselves pinched,  they have themselves to blame.  1p the members of the provincial legis-  lure are alive to the interests of the chief  industry of this province, they will take  some action before the close of the present session with a view to the protection  of minitig. Throughout the east it is generally believed that the McKinley administration will re-impose the former McKinley tariff of one and a half cents per'  pound upon lead ores, in place of the present duty of three quarters of a cent. The  ultimate effect of this will no doubt be  that the ores of . British Columbia will be  smelted in l.ritish Columbia, but in the  meantime the federal government should  be urged to lake some steps towards the  securing of a profitable market for the  product of the smelters anrl refineries.  The people of eastern Canada are not yet  fully alive to the importance of the mining industry. In order lo interest them  in the matter British Columbians should  show that they themselves are very much  interested. This movement could be  nicely st:irted on its way if the provincial  legislature were to memorialize the federal government to appoint a commission  or eoinmi ..--ionei's to secure information  with respect to the Dominion's chance of  supplying lead and silver consuming  countries with the refined product-of its  mines. The government has been forced  to adopt this practice with respect to the  farmers of the Dominion and should have  no hesitation in adopting the same policy  in dealing with mining interests. Silver  and lead can be produced as cheaply in  the  Dominion  as  iu   the  United States,  and with an outlet for the product, home  smelting will-soon bo a feature of the  mining industry of British Columbia. The  success of the mining industry means too  much to this province and lo tlie Dominion to allow it to suffer without putting  forth an effort in its behalf. " There are  three smelters in southern Kootenay ca-.  pable.of handling the bulk of the output  of the. mines, and if the federal government took the matter up at.once the mining industry of the Dominion could be  rendered independent of tho tariff changes  of the United States, before they could be  given force of law. Here is the chance  for tho provincial legislature and for the  provincial members of the house of commons. . _ _  The heavy shipments from the mines of  West Kootonay is having a noticeable  effect upon the trade figures of the Dominion. For the first seven months of  the piosent fiscal j'ear, the exports of the  Dominion show an increase of over six  million dollars over tlie corresponding  period of the previous year, although the  imports show a decrease of over one million and a 'quarter. The bulk of this increase in- the exports is directly due to  the output of the mines of this district.  The imports for the district have also  very greatly increased -fully To per coi.it---  so that it can be readily be seen that were  it not for West Kootenay, the federal  government's trade figures would be much  less encouraging than Ihey are. The imports were $(io,5S(.,(il 1, compared with  $(i(..S-I I,?.)."., or a decrease for the present  year of $1.238,lol. The duty collected for  the seven months was $11.1-.1,-108, as compared with Sl],-) 15,773 in 1S9(3, or a decrease of $811,313 in the revenue. For  1897 the. exports were $80,002,0-10, compared with $80,-144,078 for the same time  in 180(5. There was an increase in the aggregate, trade of the Dominion of $4,882,-  -11-1. Exports for the month of January  were $7,400,201, compared with $S,020,63_  for January, 1800, and the duty collected  was $1,417,71(5, as compared with $1,000,045  for January, 1800, or a. decrease of over  half a in 111 ion dol lars.  Tin-: Turner government has appointed  Dr. George Duncan secretary off the provincial board of health. When the general elections wei c in progress Dr. Duncan was in charge of the quarantine station at Victoria, in order to insure the  return of Colonel Pi ior aud Thomas Earle  he neglected his duties and allowed people from the quarantine to go to the polls  and vote. For this he was promptly dismissed, but the ring that he served control the provincial .���government and they  are trying to even things up by giving  him the secretaryship of the provincial  board of health.  C. O. Lai.ondi. has beeu requested by  over one hundred citizens of Rossland to  be a candidate for the oflice of chief magistrate, and he has accepted. The people  of Nelson are all talking politics, but it is  too early to risk a guess as to the probable candidates. Up to the present all interest has centered on mayoralty probabilities. ���        .  Thk provincial legislature decided.on  Monday that it would take no action in  the matter of the vicious Corliss amendment, recently passed by the United  States senate with a view to pinching a  few Canadians along the eastern border,  .who find ' employment "in the United  States. The subject was introduced by  H. D. Helmcken, who moved that the  lieutenant-governor beasked to communicate with the Dominion government,  urging upon it "the desirability of mak-  " ing such representations to the presi-  " dent of the "United States of America as  " will prevent the passage, of said alien  ���" labor law, and thus render protective  " incisures by this legislature unueces-  "saiy." Such a resolution could not be  passed by any self-respecting legislature  in Canada. It is beneath the dignity of  the Dominion of Canada to ask any favors  of the -president of the United States. If  government of the United States passes  anti-Canadian legislation, it must be.presumed that the niembers of that government understand the effect of such legislation. The government of Canada has  the option of retaliating in kind, or of ignoring such unneighborly legislation altogether. .Tiik Tuii-1'NK is of the opinion  that had the Corliss amendment become law, the Dominion government  would pass just such a bill against citizens of the l'nited States. When the  manhood ot Canadians i.s attacked, the  .people of Canada will not bo -'soft-  soaped into passing over tlie insult in  order that the Canadian interests of several hundred Americans may not suffer.  Tliere was petty selfishness behind the  Michigan man who introduced the Corliss  amendment. There is the same.selfishness  behind the Spokane people who last week  were patting British Columbians ou the  back in the hope that they would not  retaliate.           Thk story that Judge Forin has passed  upon tlie validity of the title of Messrs.  Harris and Sproat to tlie townsite of Sandon was without foundation. The story  was built up upon a chance remark made  by the court, that he could not understand how the owners of a mineral claim,  the surface of which had been reserved,  had any rights to the surface for other  than mining purposes. The court did not  inquire into the matter of the title of  Messrs. Sproat and Harris and did uot  pass upon it in any manner whatever.  WHY   YOUNG   MEN   DON'T   MARRY.  "W^hy young men don't marry?"' is the  question which Hev. Harold Bolce endeavors to answer in a recent issue of the  San Francisco l.xamiucr. This is the way  he gets at the problem: 1 wish to comment exclusively upon the multitudes of  young eligibles who have the necessary  assets to meet conjugal demands, but  who elect to remain single. It is of the  thousands of young men who, having  either the money to support a wife or the  ability lo make it, find their social delights  along paths that do'not lead to the altar  that I write. What I have Lo say is not  cynical or speculative. , It is actual knowledge of young men in university life, in  clubs, and iu the general world of business  and professions.  To the man who knows society, who observes and reflects, the explanation of al!  this single unblessedness is apparent. The  way of the modern young man leads  straight to a knowledge of the world. He  does not wait until serpents show him the  forbidden fruit. That delectable temptation no longer grows on a single tree.  Whole acres, vast orchards, entire plantations are devoted to its cultivation.  The moralist who knows no tiring of the  electric hours in artistic but proscribed  Bohemia, or of the dimmer revelry in thai-  more dubious land of pleasure known as  "the tenderloin," is a babe in the woods.  His ethics, his homilies, his fine scorn, all  his deductions are unreal. He sees  through a halo, darkly. He has a vague  idea that Circe entices "our.: youth" from  the orthodox paths that lead to monogamy, and iu his noble rage thunders  against "ihe evils of modern society."  Meanwhile the unmarried unwoL-thies  smile in a patronizing way at the frantic  moralist, aud press the button forauotlier  round of allurement.  The more experience young men enjoy  in free Bohemia the more uninviting to  them is that ethical Philistia whose horizon is narrow and streaked with portents  of doom; and the more striking grows the  contrast betweeu the cold and chiseled  ideals of the "upper world"' and the lifelike forms that grace its warmer counterpart. And the greater the participation  a young man shares in the song and  laughter and fellowship of this lime-lit  world the less inclined he is to wed a  stern little moralist and delegate lo her  the right to hold him to strict accounting  for all his deeds done in the lights antl  shadows. Robert Louis Stevenson had  this in mind when he wrote that "to wed  is to domesticate the recording angel."  Who is to blame? It is upo. a-question  of censure. It is a study of sociology.  Tlie young man is determined to have  freedom. He is knowing. Were he to  wed a girl from his sister's set he would'  be allying himself with a child who would  know nothing of his life, his deeds, his  predilections. The marriage, certificate  would be a contract wherein he had  pledged himself for all time to provide a  home for, and1 share" it'with, an uninformed companion who would inflict upon  him her unphilosophic,conjectural notions  of right and wrong���a standard fashioned  upon copy book commonplaces and vague,  seminary ethics.  Avoiding this perpetual thorn to which  the marriage ties would bind hini fast, he  finds-''companionship in other circles  wherein the airs of superior wisdom and  loftier ethics do not annoy. He cultivates  harsh or gentler souls, according as his  own fiber is. Sometimes he-makes lasting  friendship's, sometimes , he loves, sometimes he enjoys devotion, and he abides  confident in the faith that no spirit of  outraged sanctity will disturb his dream  of freedom.  Many young men believe that genius is  restricted by marriage. A talented friend  said to me, speaking-of-the denouncement  of Zaugwill's story of "The Master." that  the great painter should not have returned to the plebeian bondage of his  home, but should have continued his alliance with the cultivated woman who  shared his intellectual pleasures in the  world ot art.  "For," said my friend, "brains are  scarce and women are not."'  Gold Mining in East Kootenay.  Gold mining in East Kootenay is gaining ground every day. New finds are being' constantly made and old abandoned  placer properties are being again worked.  On Wild Horse creek tlie Invicta Company will employ a large number'of men,  their new hydraulic plant is in fine condition and as soon as the weather will permit active operations will commence.  The Nip aud Tuck Company are also in  belter condition for work, and can take  advantage of an early season. : The China  Company are ready i'or work, a new flitch  lias been constructed by this company  .during the winter. The Berry creek gold  fields will receive considerable attention  as soon as the season will permit. 'Several companies have been developing  their properties during the winter, quite  a number of prospects have been sold, a  road will be built to Perry creek as soon  as possible, to bring in niachinry. On  Weaver creek an outfit has worked all  winter on some deep placer diggings, several mines in this vicinity have been sold,  others bonded, and considerable machinery will be brought in at an early date.  On Bull river three outfits have been engaged in putting in wing dams, to enable  thein to work their ground success fully in  the spring. The Perry Creek Placer Mining Company will resume operations early  in the spring. Considerable capital has  been subscribed lor the purpose of putting  in a new hydraulic plant.  It not a very pleasant sensation lo the person with a well-balanced head, but  nearly .everyone can c, appreciate lhe advantage of using' none but good toilet  soaps. There is a well selected stock of imported toilet soaps, marked lower  than  any soap of its kind  in   Kootenay,  al  the  32  BAKER STREET.  eneral E!ectric Company, Ltd.  Capital $1,500,000.    Head Offices Toronto, Ontario.  MINERS! You can make use of water power 50 miles from your mines with our system  We can also sell you complete telephone outfits and install them  British Columbia Branch Offices        "S'ga.'l'ES-. __"on"       Frank Darling, Kootenay Agent  The happen Webster Vacumn -Boiler. Feed Water Heater  km WATER PURIFIER  Guaranteed 7 per com belt oi* llian uny oilier make of heater      Tliu Wot.*! it System of Healing with l''.\liausl ..Lenin relieves buck. pressure on engine  Tli- .Morse Valve. Roscatcr will reseat any stylo of valve -without.removing valve  Darling Bros. Adjustable Pipe Cutter Guts Pipe, any metal, 3-4 to 24 inches in diameter  Street Hydrants, (into Valves, Pipe. 1'i'o.cenl Drill Slcel, Win. Hope       Freight and Passenger I .levator..  Office, Hodgiiis building, next Phair Hotel, Nelson Write FRANK DARLING, Sole Agent for British Columbia  THE   SUBURBAN   WAY.  Tlie other morning two commuters entered into an animated conversation relative to the expenses attendant upon living  in the suburbs. The new commuter said  to his companion, an old commuter:  "The bills out here are about as long as  the bills of those quaint South American  wadinj; birds that look as they could be  trained to plug holes in porous plasters at  a range of twenty feet. How do the people ever meet them?"'  '���They meet them so seldom," replied  the old commuter, "that they have to be  introduced, like strangers. Then they  pay.a little on account, to malce the dealer  happy. The less they pay hi in the happier he is. If they p-iy him forty dollars  oil.,a. one-hundred' dollar account he sees  the future studded with diamond*-, and  swaddled with sealskin sacfjues. If they  pay in full, and pay in cash, he frowns  upon them, because tlie <-pol cash man is  the wolf that sits at his door, like a ram-  pantsheriff, and discourses weird melodies  of woe that causes him to wring his hands  like so many cellars on wash-day, and express his feelings, embroidered with arabesques of salt and bitter tears. Vou see,  when it comes to charging, the suburban  dealers are like so many soldiers in action. Iu fact, their wagons are drawn by  chargers. And they charge so much,  when yon don't know how recklessly the  servant is ordering, and how prodigally  she is wasting, and what commission she  is receiving, that you might as well leave  your house at eight in the morning to  catch the seven-forty train on the fly. or  on the first bounce, for that matter, as to  catch up ,vith their bills. Let them once  get ahead of you���give them the smallest  kind of a handicap���aud they will keep  there and gain on you uutil the only way  you can save yourself is to go into busi-  with them. And they will get you so  badly mixed up in the seasons that you.  will go wild. In July you will be paying  for the coal that wouldn't heat your house  last winter, and when you are eating  their peaches you will be squaring up lor  the buckwheat cakes of last January. In  January, when you are eating sausage,  you are paying for last summer's mosquito screens. In the fall you are drinking cider and paying for the sharpening  of the lawn mower last spring. And in  the spring you are eating shad and paying for the logs laid in for the open fireplace last November. They never let you  catch, victory from them. You might  catch diplhc-ria, but victory, never. They  always charge the top price for the bottom quality, and the scales and the books  don't always balance your way. The  more they reduce the weight of the goods  the more they increase their linancial  avoirdupois. Let thein cajole you into  opening an account, antl that act on your  part is on a level with the act of the man  in any Sunday school stoi y, when he turns  a deaf ear to reason, and plunges madly  into his first cocktail. The box of matches  on credit becomes a barrel of (lour on the  bill; and, before you know ir, you have  to walk the lloor all night with a raging  toothache, because you cannot afford to  call up the dentist. That is the way the  dealer, figuratively speaking, rides about  upon a gilded elephant with his family,  while you climb to the station with yours  through snow-drifts. That is why he  goes to the opera, if so disposed, while  you must sit in your hou.se'with the lamps  out for fear of his calling with a short  speech and a long bill. lie has eight  methods of_ beating you, it is said upon  able authority. If we could but solve the  the riddle of the eight methods, it would  be weli; but they are too subtle for ordinary minds like ours. At present, the  only way to beat these merchants is lo  beat them by paying cash. You know all  music, from the 'Dead .March' to 'After  the Ball," is made of the combinations of  eight notes. Buy but a herring on tick,  and, before you know it, you will be going  to town in an ulster and a pair of rubber  boots, because, you cannot boast among  your possessions of a pair of trousers.  "Therefore, follow  my advice, and  tho  white dove of joy  will  coo in your mulberry tree, and all will be as merry as a  marriage bell, and just the opposite of a j  carriage bill." i  Tlie Crow's  Pass Railway  The Sloean  arc to be built during- the year  1S97. Construction work has  already commenced on the. last  named. These two roads wi tithe two already havino- termin-  - ��__>  als at Nelson will make Nelson  the railway center of Southern  British Columbia. Real estate  in railway centers rapidly increases in value���often more  rapidly than stocks in undeveloped mines���and Nelson will  be no exception. The following described property is choice  and the prices such as to insure  purchasers against making- a  losino-.  NELSON   PROPERTY  :iilxl20 feet on   Maker struct,��� witli. --story  ollice buildiiiR.   Terms...   ...>  o0*-l*_0 feet 011  Vernon street., with 2-story  business block.   Terms   2ftxl20 feet 011 Vernon street (a corner) with  improvements.   Terms      103x120 feet on Vernon street (a corner) willi  improvement:!.   Terms     ;.0xl*20 feet at corner of Ward and Hoover  streets,! .witli 10-room dwelling house.   All  modern convenience**.   .Terms   2..X120 feet on Victoria street, with 2-slory  . dwelling.    Terms.........;.    ���  (!'2Vxl20 feet on Victoria street, with cottage  Terms.....    'iftxV'O  feet corner Victoria and   ITcntlryx  --treels.   Term 5 '.     ���������    .     I'i-  ice  ..2..0  >,080  1,000  i.000  S,;.00  !,000  !.;.00  SS0  OUTSIDE   PROPERTY  Price  An undivided one-third interest, in the town-'  site of Silverton, on Slocan lake. Terms..��1,000  An undivided one-fourth interest iu Trout  Lake City townsite, in Lardeau district.  Terms .  .,        2,0(10  Ollice:   Corner Vernon and  Ward . Ireols. Kelson. H. (!.  The Rose aud the Thistle.  Vou may search tlie long day. from carlie-t morn,  Hut you'll ik-.'ci' Iiml a rose hut what has its thorn,  AnilVhen you are phi-king lhe blossoms so fair.  Ten chance's In one, Unit your lingers you'll tear.  lint now to your notice a Ihislle I'll bring.  That ne'er has been known lo scratch, bite, or sting,  Willi lmmpicl conceded��� by critics wilh noses. ���     ���  To outrival b.v far the nectar of roses.  The Tliislle referred lo. is made from pure mall,  1 list illed long ago. but it sago is no fault.  Vou jusl. draw the cork, fnie out 'o the hot tie.  And "tak u wee di-apio' tae moisten your throttle.  To drink of all li(|iiors, you'll admit i.s ri11i 1 o risky.  So the safe Ihinsr to do, i.s to slick lo Scotch whisky;  When to drink of good, .-'entch: your wishes do (end,  Keinciiiber, and call I'or "The Old Tliislle Hlenc1."  R. P. RITHET &  CO., Ltd., Victoria,  .���.1)1.1.  Adl-NTS   ���������OU  P. I--  The business centre i'or the rich  mines on Springer Creek and  Slocan Lake. This is one of  the richest districts in British  Columbia.  F_y\NK FLETCHER, Trustee.  Limited  Kiln-dried1 and other Lumber  can now be obtained at the  yard; also Sashes, Doors, Veranda and Newel Posts, Base  and Corner Blocks, Brackets,  Balusters, Mouldings, Etc.,  Etc.,  at lowest prices. ���  Are the meals and lunches served at the  Vienna. Hakery and Restaurant. Chicken,  Baked Ham, Boston J.aked Beans, Cakes,  Pie-., Rolls, and all kinds of Soft Drinks  constantly on hand. Picnic Lunches put  up to order. A variety of Cigars aud  Candies always on hand. >  John Humer, Prop.  THE  TREMONT  __r__3 x_soisr  MAI.ONK & Tit KG 11.1,US, Proprietors.  Is one of the best hotels iu Toad Mountain district, and  is the headquarters for prospectors and minors.  QRAND^^     HOTEL  TOAD MOUNTAIN'  I). T. MOI1ICE. Proprietor.  Excellent accommodation furnished the traveling public  Prospector's and miner's supplies kept on hand.  The undersigned beg to announce that they have opened  a bakery al llie corner of Josephine and Latimer  streets, and will bo pleased I o ecu ro a portion of the  patronage of the people of Nelson.     i_UTTI.R & JOY.  "SITUATiON WANTED"  By an   experienced   housekeeper.   Good   manager and  willing worker.    Hotel preferred.   Address,  -AIRS. M VIIIE HILL, Nelson, B. 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SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  HATE Ol. INTK'I'tUST (at present) 3 Per Cent.  MR.   MEEK_.���._��RI50N__R.  The  Capture of ..Kingfisher. Williams and Its  Surprising. Sequel,  lie suit, hid inline was .Meeks, antl it  sLi'iicIc thoughtful ones in Buffalo Horn  that the patronymic was singularly appropriate; for the gentleman himself was  a mild-eyed, "canrly-lorkin"' little man,  with a self-depreea Lory air that suggested  a standing apology on his part for presuming to exist. He floated into town  quietly, and so unobtrusive and modest  was he that it was several days before  his presence began to be noticed, and only  on account of a rumor that had gained  circulation to the ell'ect that he,was an  oflicer of the l'nited States secret service.  T hen B u IVa 1 o 11 o r n i tes smiled. O f co 11 rse.  like all western people, they understood  that it is not best to judge from appearances: but, oh! what a chump l-U-le Sam  must be. to send a wee biL of a man like  this to arrest an Oklahoma malefactor!  To be sure, nobody had the temerity fo  suggest this io _Mr. Meek.. There are  communities in wliich the one who per-  sumes upon' appearances is taking very  long chance.--, and Buffalo Horn was one  of i,hese. Therefore, Mr. Meeks was  treated with great .show of respect by all  the leading citizens, who squared things  with themselves by privately giving him  t he "horse-laugh." And, all unconscious,  Mr. i\leeks kept on'his way. or, rather,  stayed where he was a.nd lay in wait for  some certain cri._iin.ai who was wanted  for violating a score, more or less,-of the  federal statutes.  Iu strictest''.-confidence, and with childlike faith, lie had imparted more or less  J'nlorination concerning his mission to  Mart Winslow, the landlord of the little  hotel where ho staying- -and MarL being,  after the manner of his kind, an inveterate gossip, soon spread what information  he had gleaned from the stranger, thereby  causing abroad grin to appear whenever  . his guest was mentioned.  "Oh, but ain't'e easy V" chuckled Mart  to a couple of friends, one day, as he  liodded towards the bar-room, where- Mr.  Meeks was engaged in "settin"'em up" to  the ever ready crowd. 'T)' ye ever see  sech a sucker? Comes yere an' 'xpec's th  duck 'e's layin' fer t' lope right iuLuh th'  cam]) an'give'isself up, 1 s'pose; so yere  e stays, diggiu' up fifteen a week f'r board  an'speudiu'copious at th'bar. Oh, I c'n  stand it awhile."  '.Gawd!.- S'posin th' man sh'd come in,  all  of a.-suddint?" said Jim  Wylie,  the  city marshal. '"Say, I bet'e'd die o' scare!"  "Who is it tli' little feller wants, Mart'*1  asked some one sitting by the window.  "Sh-h-h! Easy, Frank. Oh, Id'no', not  now. But I'll bet ye one thing���'.ain't  nobody he's a-goin t' ketch right off."  it came to be rumored, within a day or  two, that "Kingfisher" Williams was the  man Mr. Meeks was after, this rumor being based upon the fact that the little  man had been���very quietly, of course-  making enquiries concerning that notorious person, whom numerous county and  nationiil officers were more or less anxious  to meet. He was not known personally  to any one in Buffalo Horn, but Mr. Wylie  assured the little man that "Kinglisher"  Williams was a very bad man indeed, aud  that if Mr. Meeks eifected his capture, it  will be a great feather in his cap���whereupon the little man swelled up considerably and invited Mr. Wylie to join him at  the bar.  it was about a week after this conversation that the secret service officer aud  the city marshal were standing in the  bar-room, discussing ��� some question or  other, when the door opened anil a  stranger entered and called for whisky.  .Meeks was looking earnestly upwards into the big marshal's face as the stranger  entered, but withdrew his ga/,e for a  moment to glance at the newcomer. Then  he reached for his revolver.  "There's my man," he remarked, calmly,  in an undertone to the marshal. "Get  back from the bar, please."  Wylie, dumbfounded, did as he was  bidden, in time to see the stranger look  u-p' just as Mr. Meeks got him covered.  "Hands up, Mr. Williams!" commanded  the little man.    "I want you!"  With an oath, the other "drew," and  for a few seconds there was a confusion  of shots, in which the city marshal could  take no part by reason of his revolver  getting stuck and refusing to come forth.  Then the stranger threw up both hands  in token of surrender.  "Have you ���er-a pair of handcuffs, Mr.  Wylie?" asked Mr. Meeks. "Put'em on  him, please. Sorry, Mr. AVilliams, but I  can't take any chances with you."  Williams did not answer, but growled  angrily under his breath as he submitted  to being handcuffed.  ."I'll git you for this!" he said to Wylie,  as the latter stepped back after finishing  the operation.  "Oh, ye will, will ye? Wait ontell my  friend, Mr. Meeks,  gets through 'ith  ye.  Mr. Williams," was the cheerful reply.  " Wan' t' put'im in th'cooler?" asked  the marshal, presently.  "No, thanks. He'll bunk with  night, and tomorrow we leave,  obliged, all the same."  It was not more than- an hour before  everyone in Buffalo Horn knew that little  Mr. Meeks had, single-handed, captured  the notorious "Kingfisher" Williams,  after which nobody was hurt; and the  general sentiment was of the "Well, I'll  be dog-goned !" variety.  That night Mr. Meeks had a levee and  blushingly received the congratulations  of the best citizens ol" Buffalo Horn during  a period of two hours, while his now  staunch friend, Jim Wylie, obligingly  guarded the desperate prisoner. Had he  been a less temperate man, he might have  retired somewhat the worse for liquor, as  did most of the citizens of Buffalo Horn;  but he kept his wits about him and was  as sober as his'prisoner'when they turned  in.  Next morning, a half-score of leading  citizens had sufficiently lecovered from  the night's revelries to accompany him  and his prisoner to Kour-mile creek. This  honor was modestly protested against by  the little man. who seemed not to see  that he had done anything remarkable,  but he was hooted down, and when they  reached Four-mile his escort parted from  him with three rousing cheers and a volley of revolver shots by way of salute.  It was about I o'clock in the afternoon  when an excited, hatlessman, mounted on  a panting horse that dripped with perspiration, dashed up to the Hotel Winslow,  in front of whicli a number of citizens  were discussing the events of the day anil  night previous, and hoarsely announced:  "Kingfisher-���he's killed 'im !"  "What? Who?" asked Winslow.  "What ye talk in' about, man?" ri  The stranger was gasping for breath,  but presently managed to explain that,  twenty miles south, ho had been resting  under a tree by a stream, when a little  ..man and a, big man, whom he had known  in Kingfisher as "Kingfisher" Williams,  came along and dismounted near by. The  little man was leaning over to get a drink  when Williams sneaked up and struck  him down with his handcuffs. After  this, said the stranger, he saw Williams  take the keys from the little man's pocket  and unlock his handcuffs. Then he shot  the insensible victim with the hitter's  own gun, mounted, and rode away; and  the new comer hurried into Buffalo'Horn  the faster because AVilliams caught sight  of him a.s he was leaving and took a few  shots at him.  "W'y didn't ye shoot back--'r else git  th' drop on 'im w'en 'c hit little Meeks wi'  th' bracelets?" asked Jim Wylie, fiercely.  "'Cause, iu the first place, _ didn't thikn  'e'd kill th'man. Second"���and thestranger  eyed Wylie quizzically���"I reckon ye  hain't real well acquainted 'ith Kingfisher  Williams, be ye?"  Inless than an hour the little town was  practically depopulated of men, all but  the cashier of the local bank and a few  bar-tenders having gone on the warpath  to catch and hang Ivinfigsher Williams for the murder of Mr. Meeks.  The stranger did not accompany them,  his horse being blown and himself not being anxious to meet Mr. Williams. However, it made no difference, as everyone  knew the ford which the stranger said  was the scene of the tragedy.  Thus, nearly everyone gone southward  to mete out'justice to the alleged murderer  of Mr. .Meeks, it was really child's play  for that gentleman 'and-'Mr-.. Williams,  emerging from their, hiding place in the  hills just, north of the town, and joiuiug  the stranger who had brought the news,  to loot the bank, three stores, the hotel,  and every saloon in the place, and to get  safely away on fresh horses at least three  hours before the pursuit could be  organized. . e  And that is why every officer whose  business takes him into Buffalo Horn and  neighboring towns is looked upon with  suspicion until his credentials are  approved.  Will start about March 15th  with about double its former  capacity in all departments.  7,000,000 feet of log's ��� under  contract for early delivery.  The Planing Mill  and Factory  Is now running full time under lhe management  of C. 10. Doty, 11 eoinpelent draughtsman and  nu'olianic who will furnish special drawings free  nf charge.    New Designs  In house interiors, ollice anil slor,o fixture.*;, dado  work, mantles, brackets, moulding!*, bonk eases,  furniture, turning.-*, carving, grill work, and band  sawing. Orders for all sueli work executed in an  artistic manner.  One Car Glass  Direct from Belgium expected lhis mouth. Cough  and dressed lumber, laths, etc.. always in slock.  Two Cars Sash  and Doors  Yard ami branch ollice  foot of  Xelson.  Ilendryx  Struct  G. 0. BUCHANAN  ugene  GRADUATE OPTICIAN  If you have Irnuliln wilh your eyes, or vour glasses  don't mil. you perfectly, cull upon him. So cases too  dilliotilL.    Kxiiniiiiation free.  Nelson ollice in Jacob Dover's jowelery slore.  Kaslo olliee. Front street.  Mining Laws of B. C, up io  '  13-97 edition.   Map of Slocan, Thomiinson's.  Map of Kootenay, Fletcher's .  Map of kootenay, Perry's . . .  Map of Slocan, Kelth-^eid's '.  Map of Wild , Horse Creek . . .  date  $  .25  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.50  MAILED [REE ON RECEIPT OF PRICE  Thomson Stationery. Co., Ltd.  NKLSON, Ii. C.  IC  L  Mrs. Morley is, prepared  receive pupils for piano, vi  or orQf_in.      For terms  o  to  in  '   A Miller Duplex Pump, 5j/��x3/  x6 can be secured at  enquiring*   at   Farley  Baker Street, Nelson.  of  a bargain' by  &   Simpson's  Certificate  of tlie   Registration  of a   Foreign  Company.  "C'OMI'.WIi:.-,"  _\IT,"   I'AICI'   IV  ...VI.    A.MEXI.I.Vd. A.T.-  'll.-l.l;   l-.XI'l. .1IATIOX  O.I'V lll'ITI.SII  (l.-OUI.K-.V).  L'OI.l.'MIIIA.   I.I.\IITI'i>"  Notice   of  Applieation   for   Certificate  Improvements.'  ST Alt Ol* Till-: I_A.iT AND STA 11 OF Till. WI'ST Mi.VHI.AI.  CLAIMS, SITUATH IN TIMS NKLSON. .MININT1 DIVISION  Or. WKST I'OOTI.NAY'Ol.STIMCT, AND LOCATI'l. AllOUT  .'lll.l.l'  SULKS SOL'TII��� Ol'* NKLSON.  Take notice thai, LA. 8. Fui'well, agent for Thomas  A. Bra.sey. free miner's certilicate No. SU.lill, intend,  sixty days from the elate hereof, to npply to the mining  recorder for certificates of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining crown grant, of the above elniins. And  further ..take, notice that action, u nder section 37, in list be  taken before the issuance of sucli eertilieatesol' improvements.       ... A. S. KAH WI.LL.  J.alod, this Ith d ij* of February. IS! 17. |Fob. _i)lh.|  Apply to Thomson Stationery Co., Ltd,, Nelson  Nd. .".'J.:.  Certificate  of the Incorporation of a  Foreign  Company.  'Companies  Act" Paht  IV. and  Amknpin.!   Act.-*.  ���TIIK I. lii:.S!I.V.M   linl.1.1   K_.l'l.'.llll-V.:  SVXD.ICA'IK, LTD;."-il'OIiKIC.Vl.  Registered the I Ith day of .January, IS! 17.  T JIKHI.I-Y OKltTIFY, That I have this day regislered  ���*���   the " .ircsham Gold L'xploriiig Syndicate,  Limited,"  (Foreign,) under the "Companies Act I'art 1V. "llegistra-  lion ol Foreign Companies" and Amending Acts.  Tlie head ollice of the said company is situate at l.'i  and II, Abchurch Lane, in the Cily of- London, Kngland.  The objects I'or whicli the company is o-tablishod are:  (n )   To a_i|iiiro options for lhe purchase or acquisition  of 'minus, and to sell, dispose of, or deal with such properly, aiulfor any of the above purposes, or otherwise  to exercise any of the li'crciinili.cr mentioned  powers  and objects of the Compiiny, which powers and objects  may be exorcised 'independently of the primary ooject  stated in this clause:  (b )   To search lor, examine, pro. poet and explore farms,  lands.- mines', minerals, ores, mining r ghts and claims  iu Western Australia, and oilier parts of lhe world: to  - search for and obtain information as to mine.., mining  districts, milling and   water   claims,  water and a-.y  i other rights, chums and properly; to examine, investigate, and secure the titles to farms, lands, mines, minerals, ores, and mining and other rights or claims in  Western Australia, and aiiy other part of the. world: to  -employ and send to Western Australia, or elsewhere,.  anil  lo pay  the fees, costs, charges and expenses of"  agents, includingpersons and corporations, mining experts, legal counsel, and all persons useful or supposed  to be useful in'examining, investigating, and exploring  farms, hinds, mines, minerals, milling and other right.,  and claims in Wc.torn Australia or elsewhere, or in  examining,  investigating, and securing the  titles to  I'arms, lands, mines, minerals,  milling or "other rights  and claims in  Western Australia and elsewhere; to  print,, publish, advertise, and circulale reports, maps,  plans, pro.-pectuses, and documents of .every kind whatsoever, directly or iiielin.clly  rein ting, or supposed  10  relate,  lo farms, lands,   mines,  minerals,  mining  or  olher rights, concessions and claims in Western Australia and elsewhere, to the title thereto, or to the organization, operations, and objects of this Company or  any other company:  (c.j   To i\c(|iiire from Lime to time, by purchase or otherwise.' concessions,   grants,   freeholds,   leases,    rights,  claims, mid interests in lands or olher properties of  every description, whether in   Western  Australia or  elsewhere.' including  mines,   works,   railways,   train-  ways, lands, wharves, dock--, rituals, water rights and  ways, pit..., (pinnies, forests, mills, ouildjng.s, machinery, ..lock, plant and  ihiiigs, upon such terms and in  such manner as may be 'deemed nd visible:  (d.l   To develop lhe resources of said lauds by building,  planting, clearing, mining, und otherwise dealing with  llie same:  (e.)   To sell, improve, ni'inage, develop, lease, mortgage.  . dispose of. or otherwise deal with all or any part of tiie  property of lhe Company:  (f.)   'I'o work or carry on all or any  mines, works and  properties from lime  to time in  the possession of the  Company;!!) such manner as may be'determined : lo  erect all nocis-ury mi 1-. workshops, dwelling-houses,  and   oilier   buildings; construct,  maintain, and alter  canals, railways, walet-courses, telegraph wires, reservoirs, wells, aqueducts und  water-works, and  supply  eleclrie puwer and other works of every nature and description, purchase,   rent,   hire,   or  charier  engines,  wagons, elc.: -..   ���  (g )   To e:iler into and cnrrry out. such contracts and  :" arrangements as may be deemed necessary to enable  the Coiiipimy to carry on its business, and for the general conduct and management, of its affairs, and  the  doing of all such olher things as may be found incidental or conducive t.o the attainment of the objeels of the  Company, whelhcrin Western A ustralia. Great Britain,  ��� ��� or elsewhere: ' .  (h.)1'To deal in, purchase, make merchantable, sell, .and  dispose of ores, minerals, goods, and merchandise generally in Western Australia. Great Britain, or elsewhere: .  (i.) 'I'o carry on the business of a mining, smelling,  trading, and metallurgical Company iu all its branches  -��� in. Western Australia, Great-Untain, or elsewhere:  (j.) To ac-|iiiro"by grant, purchase, or otherwise, concessions of any property or privileges from any government, British, colonial or foreign, and perform and fulfill the terms and conditions thereof,'and to obtain any  Act of Parliament, or law or order, of any colonial or  foreign government to enable the Company-to carry  any of its objects into ell'ect:  (k.l To soil,' exchange, mortgage, lease, or otherwise  deal in the property or undertaking of the Conipany, or  any part'thereof, for such consideration as lhe Company may think lit, and in particular for shares, debentures or securities of .any other company having objects  altogether or in part similar to those of this Company:  audio distribute any of the property of Che Company  among the members in specie, but so that. 110 distribution amounting to a reduction of capital be made without the sanction of the court where necessary:  (I.)' To promote, organize and register, and to aid and  assist in the promotion, organization, registration,  operations and objects of any company or companies,  either in Great Brilaiu, Ireland, or elsewhere, for the  purpose of acquiring any of the property of this Company or any oilier purpose, and to incur and pay any  costs and expenses which may be expedient or useful,  or supposed to be expedient; or useful, in and annul the  promotion,'organization, registration, operations, and  carrying into ell'ect the objects, or supposed objeels, of  any company or companies, and to remunerate any  person or-'corporation .for promoting, organizing, or  registering any company, or for introducing business  to this Company, or for obtaining subscriptions to, or  guaranteeing the subscription of. or placing or assisting  iu placing Llie shares or securities of any company  promoted by lhis Company, or in which it is interested,  or otherwise assisting or rendering services to this  Company:  (in.I 'I'd borrow and raise money by lhe issue of debentures, debenture stock, or other obligations, or by  inorlgiige or charge over all or any part of the property  of the Company/including its capital, as may seem  expedient:  (11.1 To establish and maintain agencies of the Company  in any colony or foreign state, and to procure the company to he registered, or incorporated, or recognized  iu any colony or foreign stale:  (o.l To do all such other thing.-- as are incidental or conducive to lhe attainment of the: above objects.  The capital slock of the said company is unii.tJOJ, divided  i 11 Lo /ill,tlOU shares, of one pound each.  .iiven under my hand and seal of olliee al. Victoria,  province of liritish Columbin, this llth dav of .lanuary.  IS1I7. ...  V.  WOOTTON.  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  Notice   of  Application   for   Certilicate   of  Improvements.  l.rilKI.A. CIIICOKA, AND IIIDDKN TUKASI'ltl. MINK I IAI.  CLAIMS, SITf ATI. IN TIIK NKLSON MININO DIVISION III-'  WEST KOOTKNAV DLSTItKT, AND I.Ol.'ATI.I) (IN HALL  (���UI.KI-. J  Take notice 1 hat I. Frank Fletcher, free miner's cerlill-  cute Xo. 7.'t,!l_l, on behalf of 111. self and other owners,  intend (10 days from the date hereof, to apply lo the mining recorder for. cerlilicates of improvements for I he  purpose of obtaining crowu grants of the above claim.-.  And further take noliee that action, under section :i7.  iiiusl be commenced before the issuance of such oerlill-  eatesof iiiipiiivcincnls, FliAXK   FLKTI 'II Kit.  Dated, Lhis l_.itli dav of February, LS1I7. I.Mar. (ith.)  CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY.  il'.U'll-IC   DIVISION.)  NOTICE.  Tenders will be received b.v the undersigned up lol!  o'clock p. m ,011 Monday flic lalli in-lant, for (.degrading  of the Slocan branch of I he Columbia \* Koolenay railway between a point on the present, railway, near Ibe  the bridge across lhe .Sloi-an rivi-r. nod .Slocan'i iiy, a dis-  tunee of about, thii ty miles. Plans and spccillfnlioiisci.n  lie seen and forms of tender obtained at. the ollice of the  chief, engineer and at the Canadian l'acillc liailway  Company's ollice in Xelson. The lowest or any tender  will not nece saiily be accept eil. II. ABBOTT,  General .SuperiiiLeiidi.nl, Vancouver, 11. C.  Dated, March 2nd. 1K)7.  Notice   of  Application   for   Certificate  of  Improvements.  Anne Mineral Claim, siluiiLe in the lllecillewaet. Mining  Division of West lvootenay Ilislriet, and Located  about'three and a half miles east of lllecillewaet, and  about lad feet from the railway track north.  Take notice that I. Frank SLillniaii Barnard, acting on  behalf of Lhe Lillooet'Fraser Kiver & Cariboo'.-(.old  Fields, Limited, free miner's .certilicate Nol 8! 1,018,' issued at New Westminster on October .'fist, k.illi, intend  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply lo the mining  recorder for a ccrlilleale of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant, of the above claim. And  further lake noliee thataction, under section :.7, niiisthe  commenced before the issuance of such .certificate of improvements. .���,_<-. S. BAK.iVAIM..  Dated, this l_lh day of January, 1S97. (Jan. 23rd]  Notice   of  Application   for   Certificate  of  .Improvements.  Florian Fractional Mineral Claiin, situate in the [llecille-  waet Mining Division of West Kootenay District,, and  lociited about, throe and a riunrter iniles cast, of lllecillewaet Station, and immediately cast of Muir's tunnel on the Canadian I'aeilie liailway.  Take notice that T, Frank Stillninn Barmfd, acting on  behalf  of the   Lillooet   Fraser liiver -i  Cariboo Cold  Fields, Limited, free miner's cerlilicate Nn. S1I.01.S, issued  at Now Westminster' on October ,'ilst,' lSUti, intend sixty  days from .the dale hereof, to apply Lo the. mining recorder for a certilicatc of improvement'- for the purpose  of obtaining a crown  grant, of the above claim.   And  further Lake notice that action, under section 37. must be  commenced before the issuance of such certilicatc of improvements. F. S. 13ABNAIII).  Dated, thisT2th day of January. 1807. |.lan. 2_ird]  Notice' of  Applieation   for "Certillcate.. of.  'Improvements.  Till! KI.IN MINKItAI.  CLAIM, SlTUA'l'K IN TIIK SLOGAN MIN-  ,INO    DIVISION    OK    WKST ' KOOTKNAV . I. ISTItlCT, ��� A.NIJ  LOCATKD NKAIi  ItOUl. IITSON  CI.CKKIv.  Take notice that we, Joseph Saulter, free miner's cerli-  ficaLe No. i;8.0_l. and Duncan Graham, free miner's cerlilicate No. (il.lllii. intend sixty daysafLor the date hereof,  to /apply to'the-mining recorder for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a erowugranl  of the above claim. And further Lake notice thataction.  under section 37, must beeomnienceilbefore llie issuance  of.such certificate of improvements.  JOSI.I'H SALM/l'Eli.  DUNCAN (iP.AHAM.  Dated, this tilth day of December. 18!)(i.   -.-     |.)an,:2iid.]  Notice   of  Applieation   for  Certificate   of  Improvements:  Lady .lane Mineral Claim, situate in lhe Slocan mining  Division of West, Kootenay District, and adjoining tlie  town of Goilv.  Take notice thai  I, A. S. Farwell, acting as agent for  Arthur H.'l.ucliiinan. free miner's certilicatc No. 73,!)83.  and, James M. Dunn, free miner's cerlilicate No. TA.Oft'A.  inlenel sixty days from the date hereof,,to apply, to the  mining recorder for a'.certificate' of improvements, for  tlie purpose of -obtaining a. crown  grant of the above  claim.   And  fiirth.r take notice that, action, under see-  Lion 37. must be commenced before Ibe issuance of such  certificate of improvement-. A. S. FAI! WI'JLL.  Dated, this llith day of November, IStlli. -        I Jan. llth]  Notice   of  Application   for   Certificate   of  Improvements.  Ymir. ItocklancI, Coldon Ilorn.Miigwump, andHoborlson  Fraciiou mineral claims, situate iu the Nelson Minine  Division of West Kootenay District, and located on the  north we. t fork of Wild ITorso creek, a tributary of  Salmon Kiver.  Take notice thai I, Charles A. Stoess. of Kaslo. Brili-h  Columbin, acting as agent for Joseph Pitrc, free miner's  certificate-N o. (i.S,2!)(i, Jeroino I'ilre, free miner's cerlili-. 1  cute'No. 73.!).% Oliver Blair, free miner's'cert ilicale No.  Gli.Mli, and l.k'.hard B. Wood, free miner's certilicate No.  ftft.Oftl. intend sixty days from the dale hereof, 10 apply to  the, mining recorder for cerlilicates of iniproveineiit.s,  for the purpose of obtaining crown grants ofjiie above  claims. Aud further Lake notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before Lhe issuance of such  certificate of improvements. CI. AI!LI_S A. STOKS:..  Dati'd. this 1st dny of January, 1!>'.I7. . [Jan 9th ]  Notice of Application For Crown Grant.  Take notice that C. II. Elliicott acting'aA agent for the  fiophcr Gold Mining Company, Limited Liability, has  filed the necessary papers and made application for.a  crown grant in favor of Lhe mineral claim "Gopher,"  situateet in the Trail Creek mining division of We.-t  Kootenay district. Adverse claimants, if any, must lile  tlieir objections with me within 00 days from the date of  the first publication of this notice in ihe Hritish Columbia Gazette.       N. FITZSTUBBS. Government. Agent  Dated. Nelson, II. C, January 1th, 1897.     ;      (Jan. 9th]  Notice of Application For Crown'Grant.  Take notice that John Johnson has filed the necessary  papers and made application for a crowu grant in ' favor  of the Venetia Boy Mineral claim, situated in the Ncl-  si n mining division of West Kootenay district. Adverse claimants (if any) must llle their objections with  me within lil) days from the date of the first appearance  of this notice iu the British Columbia Gazette. Dated  at Nelson, 11. C, Dccemher 2S. 18)1.. [January _nd.|  N. FITZSTUBBS. Government Agent.  Private Bill Notice.  X'otice is hereby given that implication will he made lo  the legislative assembly of the province of British Columbia nt its next session for an act to amend lhe "Lillooet, Fraser Hiver & Cariboo Gold Fields. Limited, Act  18!)!!," by giving power to the company lo amend its articles and memorandum of associat ion from Lime lo time  us the company may deem necessarv.  MrBflll-LlI'S. WOOTTON &  BAIIXAKD.  Solicitor for the  Applicants.  ' Dated at .Victoria. 11. C. DecemberL'llth. I8!)li.   |Jan.i.lh]  Private'  Bill   Notice.  Notice is hereby given that the Alberta Railway and  Coal Company will apply to parliament aL its next, session for an acl to revive 1 lie powers given to it under .VI  Victoria. ChapterS!l, and/>a-/ili Victoria,'Chapter'.'Hi. parliament of Canada, to extend and operate ils railway  from Lclbbridge to Hope or some other point in British  Columbia by way of Fort Maclood and through Lhe Crow's  Nest I'n-s, and giving if power'also to build and operate  branch lines and a railway from some point on Slocan  lake lo Hossland anil'frail.  A. FKHGt'.SO.V, Solicitor for Applicants.  Dated. Nelson. December 22nd. ISIHi. I Dec. *..!lh.|  Private Bill Notice.  Notice is hereby given llml application will lie made  to the Legislative Assembly of I ho province of British  Columbia at its next session for an act to amend the  Consumers (Nelson) Waler Works Aet. 1892. by increa..-  ing the borrowing powers of lhe( 'oiupnny and by 11 mending lhe tariir of charges authorized b.v section II of the  said act.'to enable lhe company to charge con .iimorsn  rale proportionate In Ibe nature of the bii-ino.s nf llie  consumers and llie purpose for which such water is consumed, and to enforce piivmniit of such rales.  Mrl'IllLLII'.-. -WOOTTON. K   BAIIXAKI).  Suliei!."!'.-- I'or the Applicants.  Dated this 2/ith day of January, !s:i7. (Jan. :<n|  Application   for   Timber    License.  Notice is hereby trivet), that, thirty days after dale, I  shall apply Lo the chief commissioner of lands and works  for a special license In cut and carry away limber from  the following de.-c Hied lands : Commencing al a posl 011  Ibe north side of La France creek. Kootenay lake, about,  two and one-ball' iniles from it- mouth, and marked -"O'e  Anderson's X'. W, posl." I hence running .southerly aero...  said creek one-half mile more or It���s. thence running  easterly three miles more or le-s. I beiice running iimlli-  crly one-half mile more or less, thence running wi-tcrly  I hree miles to t he, point of coin 11 leiicen lent, containing by  admeasurement!��.) acres more or less.  OLK ANDIOIiHON.  Dated al Nelson, B. C. December I'Jlh. !����!.   |Fob. litlij  Application for Liquor License.  Nol ice is hereby ui von that I he under.-igncil will, at the  expiration of thirty day.--, apply to the stipendiary Hingis-  Inil.e of West, Kooti-u.-iv district, for a license lo sell  liipior by retail al the Windsor hotel. Ouarlz creek.  DA VII)  I.I.I.FF..  Dated. Nelson. B. C, February. I:!lli. I. . 17.       |l-'eb. 131 h|  nl in  I hit IV 'I  f.ir:i'lli:i  N1.I_.111.  Dali-I. X..I-  Ai'i'i.D'AiinN mi: i.ii.u ot: i.n-i:  ,- ,.|,v j:i>-'ii ili;it   Hi,. 11111I1" .l��ii.'il   >' ill  ll|.|.lv le III.' stl|_ .nllinv lilli-l. I' :< I ��� - ..I W  1......ll 11.ami' 111 11 mil at il.... V1.1  si-:.  mi. Ii. I.'., Oils ll'lli ilny  il  II .|.llnli. 11 >.r  I Ki...r.'O.-i.' ill .tli.-l.  II..1.I,   \-||.|l,ll:.     .IMI.I.  r. K coonwi.v,  i|-|-iil.rii:iry. IWI7.  ���   Itegistere'd the 23rd day of January, 1!;!)7.  T 1IEIIEBV CKItTIKV that 1 have this day registered  -���-   lhe "Hall JOxploration of British Columbia, Limited.  (Foreign), under tliu "Companies Act. Part I V.," "ilegis-  tralioo of Foreign Coiii])anies, and Amending Acts."  The Head Oflice of ibe said  Company is titualed  in  'England.  '1 ne   objects for which  the    Company   is established  a . .  (._/ . To institute, enter inlo. carry on, assist or participate in linancial,. commercial,  mercantile, industrial,  manufacturing,'-mining, and other businesses,-'-work.,  coiiLracls. and underiaKiiigs: and linancial operations  of all kinds in liritish Columbia or elsewhere!,  (b)   'I'o undertake and carry on any business transhctioii  or operation coininoiuy undertaken or carried on by  linanciei-s,  promoters of  companies,  bankers,  underwriter., coiii'essioni'ires, contraciors   for  public  and  other works, capitalists or merchant's and lo carry on  any other business which  may seem lo the Coinpany  ��� capable of being conveniently 'carried on in'conneclioii  wlih any of the objects of tiie Company, or which may  be thought calculated directly or indirectly to enhance  the value of or render prolltable any e f the Comjinny's  properly or rights:  (el   To promote, iici|uire, construct, equip, iiiaintain,"im-  prove, work, inuimge. or control, or'aid in or subscribe  toWiirels    llie   proiiiotion,   acqui-'ilion,'   const ruction,  ei|uipineiit, nuiiiitenaiice, iiiiprovemeiil, working, mau-  agenient or i-ontrol of works, undni-tukiiigs and operations eif all kinds, both public and private, and in particular roads, tramways, railways, telegraphs, telephones,  cables, ships,  lighters,   harbors, piers, el.cks,   quays,  wharves,  warehouses,  bridges,  viaeluols, acqueducts,  reservoirs, en 1 bankments; waterworks, water-courses,  canals, flumes, irrigations,'; drainage, sawmills, criish-  iiig-mills, smelling  works, iron, sleol,  ordnance, engineering and  implement works,  hydraulic works, gas  .and electric lighting, cleelrical works,  power supply,  quarries, collieries,   coke  ovens, foundries,  furnace's,  factories, currying undertakings by land and  water,  fortifications,  muikel.-',  exchanges, uu'iiis, public and  private buildings, newspapers and  publication estab-  iishm_nts. breweries, wineiies, distilleries*, hotels, residences, stores, shops, and,places of amusement, recreation or .instruction,, whether for'the purpose of the Company; or for sale or hire lo, or in ret urn for any'consideration'from,- any oilier companies or persons:*  '(d)-  To search for, prospect, examine and  explore niiiies  and ground supposed to contain  minerals or precious  stones, and to search 'for and obtain  information witli  regard, -lo.mines', niiniiig claims, mining districts al)(|  localities;  to  purchase,  lake on  li'ase or concession,  or otherwise acquire, fur any interest 'Iherein, and tei  hold, sell, dispose of and deal  with lands- or hereditaments of- any tenure, gold, silver,  copper, lead, tin,  quicksilver,  iron, stone, coal, or other mines,'milling,  water,  timber, and  other rights, anil   generally and  property supposed   Lo   contain   minerals   or   precious  stones of any kind, and   undertaking . comiecteel Lhere-  .viih: to explore, work, exercise, develop/finance, aiid  turn to account the name: lo search for, win, quarry,  assay, crush, wash, dress, reduce, amalgamate, smell,  reline. and prepare for inaiket, metalliferous quart Zand  ore, anil olher mineral and"1nc_t.1l subsiances and precious stones, and 'for this -purpose to buy. or otherwise  acquire, buildings, plant, machinery, -.implements, appliance.-*, and loots; lo buy.sell, inaiiipulate, export, ur.d  ilea!  in .ores,  minerals, and-metals of all kinds, and  precious stones: and generally to institute, enter into,  carry on, assist, or'piu'ticipale in any mining, and metallurgical    operations   and    undertakings   connected  therewith:  (c)   To purchase   or  otherwise acquire,  hold, sell, exchange, turn to account, dispose of and deal iu real and  personal property of nil kinds, and in particular lands,  'buildings, -hereditaments, business eoncernsand undertakings, mortgages, charges, annuities, patents, patent  rights, copyright-', licenses, securities, grants, charters,  concessions,  lease-, contracts,  options,  policies, book  debt- and claims, and  any interest, iu  real or personal  properly, and  any claims agaiii.-t  such  properly, or  against any  persons or company, and  to finance.and  carry on any business concern or undertaking so acquired :  (f)   To purchase or otherwise acquire, hold, sell, manipulate, exchange, turn fo account, dispose'of and deal in  agricultural, plantation,' foreslal, lishing,  and trading  rights: aiid in all oriiny products of fiii-ins. plantations.  forests,   fisheries, and   the earth,  including animals,  grain,  provisions, fruits,  wines, spirits, eoilon. wool,  silk, libres. tobacco, collee, tea,  sugar, timber, rubber,  oil.--, chemicals, explosive.-, drugs, dye-.tuli's.  nitrates,  petroleum, bullion, copper, lead, tin. quicksilver, iron,  coal, stone, and  uicrcliaudi-c and coiumodilie.. of all  kinds,  either I'or immediate, or future delivery, nnd  whether, in a crude state or manufactured, orpartly  maniiiaeliired or otherwise: and to advance.moucy n't  -interest upon the security of all or any sucli products,  merchandise'and commodities: and  to carry on business a- merchant's importers and exporters:  (gl   'I'o transact and carry on all  kinds of agency and  [     commission   business,    and   in   particular   to   collect  moneys, royalties, revenue, interest, rents and debts: lo  negotiate loans; to lind investments: and to issue and  place  shares,   stocks,   bonds,   debentures,   debenture  stocks or securities:  (h) . To subscribe   for,  purchase or otherwise'.-acquire,  hold, sell,  exchange,  dispose _,f and deal  in   shares,  stock,  bonds, debentures, debenture stock or obligations of any company, whether British, colonial,-or foreign'.-or of any authority, supreme, municipal, local or  otherwise:  -.-'',  1 (i|   'I'o guarantee the payment cf. money secured  by or  payable under or in respect ot  bonds, debentures, debenture slock, contracts,  mortgages, charges, obligations and seeurilies of any company, whether British,  colonial, or foreign,orof any authority, supreme, municipal, local, orotherwise, or of any persons whomsoever,  whether corporate or liniiicorpoiiile:  (j|   To guarantee lhe title lo or quiet 'enjoyment of properly eii her absolutely or subject to any i-uali Ilea lions or  condition.1*, and to-guarantee companies or persons interest cd or about I o become interested in any property  against any loss, actions,  proceedings. i-Iaitf].,  or demands in re-pect of any insulliciencyor imperfection or  ; deficiency of title, or in  respecL of any incumbrances,  burdens, or outstanding rights:  (kl To furnish and provide deposits and guarantee funds  required in relation to any tender or application for any  contract, concession, decree, enactment, property or  privilege, or iu relation to llie carrying out of any contract, concession, decree, or enactment:  (I) Cenerally to carry on and transact every kind of  guarantee business, and lo undertake obligations of  every kind and description, and also.to undertake and  execute I rusts of all kinds:  (ml To receive moneys, securities and valuable., of all  kinds oh''deposit, at interest or otherwise, or for safe  custody, and generally to carry on the business of a  Safe Deposit Conipany:  (II) To lend money to such parties and on such terms,  witli or -without seiiurity. as may seem expedient, and  in p-ii'tieular lo customers of and persons having dealings with the Company; and loguarantec the performance of contracts by members of. or companies or persons having dealings with, the Company; and to draw,  accept, endorse, discount, issue, buy, sell and deal in  bills of exchange, promissory notes, drafts, bills of  lading, ciipons. warrants uud'ollicr negotiable instruments, and buy. sell, and deal iu bullion, specie and  coin :  (o) To borrow or -raise money I'or the. purposes of tho  Coin pa ny in such manner and upon such terms as may  seem expedient and to secure the repayment thereof by  redeemable or irredeemable bonds, debentures, or debenture stock, tsucli bonds, debenture.- aiid debenture  stock being- made payable to bearer or otherwise, and  issuable or payable either al par or at a premium or  discount), or Iiy morlgages, scrip cerLiticates. bills of  exchange or in'oiiiis.-ory notes, or by any other instrument or in such other nin nueras may be delermilied, and  for any such purposes to charge all or any part of the  the properly of the Company, both present, and future,  including ils uncalled capital: and to allot the Shares  of Ihe Company, credited as fully or partly paid up,  or bonds, debentures, or debenl lire stock issued by the  Company, as the whole or pari of the purchase price  for any properly purchased by ihe Company, or for any  valuable coiisideralion.  ipl To make donations lo sucli pcr-otis and in such cases,  and cither of cash or other assets, as may be thought  directly or indirectly conducive to niiy'of lhe Coin-  pain's objeels, or otherwise expedient!: and to subscribe or gun ran Ice 1110 ui-y for chat it able or benevolent  objects, or for any exhibition, or any public, general or  other object :  Iqi To enlcr into any arrangeiuenl wilh any government  or authorities supreme, municipal, local or otherwise,  am! to obtain from any .-ucli government, or authority  any rights, concessions, charters, and privileges which  may be thought conducive to Ibe Company's objects,  or any of I hem :  (rl To piirclia-c or otherwise acquire-'ind undertake nil  or any part, of the hiisinc.-s. propcrf'-.-or goodwill anil  liabilities of any company, corporal ion, society, partnership or pcr.-ons carrying 011, or about to carry on.  any business which 111 i's Company is authorized to  carry on. or which is in any 1 .--peel, similar to the. objects of (hi- Company, or which 'is capable of being  ('ondiicled .11 a- directly or indirectly lo bencfil this  Coiipany. or possc-.ed of properly deemed -uilablc for  I he purposes of ibis Conipany. and lo.enter inlopart-  iii-r.-'hip or into any arrangement with re.-peel to the  sharing of prulils. uninn of interi���is or niiinlgaumt ion.  reciprocal concession or cn-operation. either in whole  or 10 pari, with any -tub conipany, corporation,  society. piirtuiT-hip or pcr-ons;  (sl To dispose nf hy -ale. lease, unilerlea-e. exchange,  -ill-render, mortgage, or otherwise. ab-ii!ute|.\, eondi-  lionally.nr I'or mi' -limited intcri���! .all orany purl of the j  iiiidcrlakiiig. properly, right-, or privileges of the emu-  pany as a going couci.-ni. or otberwi-e, to iiuy public  body, company, society, or association, m- in any per-  -on or per-ons. I'm-sucli consideration a- lhe (.'nuipniiy  may lliiuk III : aud in pari h-ulnr for an- .--loi-U. shares,  delicti! litis, seeurilies. or olher property of any other  complin.. :  (II To promote or forin. or nr.sf.sl In the promotion or format ion of any ol her company or coin 11a 11 ies, eil her for  I ho purpose- of acquiring, working, or ol herwise dealing  with all or any of Ihe properly, rights, and liabilities of  this Company, or any property  in which   this   Company is interested, or for any other purpose, with power  , 10 as.sist. such company or companies by paying; or contributing towards the preliminary expenses, or providing Ibe whole or part of the capital thereof, or by taking'  or subscribing for shares, preferred, ordinary eir deferred, therein.'or b.v lending money thereto upon deben-  Jures. securities, property or otherwise; and further to  , pay oul of the funds of the Company all expenses of ,  and incident lo llie formation, registration, advertising,,  and establishment of (his or any other company; and 10'  the issue and sub-criplion of lhe share or loan capital,  including brokerage and commission.-; for obtaining applications for.ior placing or guaranteeing- the placing of  the shares or any debentures, debenture slock, ur other  securities, of this or aiiy other company: and  _il..o ell  expenses al lending the is-ue of any circular or notice, or  the  printing, slumping and circulating of proxies or  forms 10 lie tilled up by llie! members of (his. or connected with tin's or any other conipany: and lo undertake  the management and secretarial or other work, duties,  and business of any company on Mich terms a.s may be  'determined.  (11)'To obtain, or in  any  way assist in obtaining, any  provi-ional order, or act of parliament, or other neccs-  ��ary authority for enabling ihi. orany other company  to carry any of its objects into efleel, "c.r  for  .Heeling  n:iy modification of this or any other company-- constitution; to  procure tin's or any other company to  be  legalized, registered, or iiicorpornlfd,  if nece-sary, iu  arcoi .Inure  wilh the laws of any country or state in  which il may. or may propose to carry on operations;  lo open and keep 11 colonial or foreign register, or registers, of this or any olher company in any Bii ish colony  or dependency, .or in any foreign'.country, and to ul locate any 1111 in her of shares in tin's or any olher coi n pain-  to such register or register.-.  (v|   'I'o d|.tribute any of the  property or asset.- of Ihe  Company among the members in specie or otherwise;  (w) To elo all orany of the above things iii any part of  the globe,, eil her as principals, agents, contraciors,  trustee.., orotherwise, and either alone, or in conjunction with others, and either by or through agents, subcontractors, trustees or otherwise; wilh power lo appoint a trustee or trustees, personal or corporate, to  hold any property on behalf of I he company, audio  allow any properly to remain outstanding in such  trustee or trustees,  (x) To do all such other things as are incidental or .may  be thought conducive to the attainment of the above  objects, or any of thein. and so that the word "'Company" in this Memorandum.-when applied otherwise  than 10 this Conniaiiy shall be deemed In include any  partnership or oilier body of persons, whet her corporate  or uniiii'orporale, and whether domiciled in the I'm'ted  Kingdom or elsewhere, and (lie objects specified in each  of the paragraphs of this Memorandum'shall be regarded us independent.' objects and accordingly shall be in  no wise limited or restricted (except where otherwise  expressed in such paragraph) by reference lo the objects indicated in any other paragraph, or the name of  tIn. Conipany.' but .may,; be carried out in ns full and  mimic a maimer, and construed in a.s wide a sense as if  each of thesaid paragraphs defined the objects of a separate, distinct, and independent company.  The capital stock of the said Company is CI.Xl,VX)  divided into InU.OOO shares of one .pound each.'  Giveii" under my hand mi(l.c"l of oflice. at, Victoria,  Province of British Columbia, lhis S3rd day of.laniinry,  1SII7. _. V. WOOTTON:  liegi-trar of Joint Stock Companies.  The time of tlie existence of tho.O'ompanv is unlimited.  The registered ollice of the Company in British Columbia is iu the town of Nelson. B. ('., which town is also Ihe  principal  place of business of the Company in the iirovince.  Spokane Falls & Northern,  Nelson & Fort Sheppard,' -  Red Mountain Railways.  Trie only all rail route without change of cars  between Nelson aqd Rossland, ar;d  Spokar-e aqd Ross!aqd.  DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAYS.  Leave  7:00 a.m...  10:30 a. in  .  11:00 a. 111...   _POKANI..   KOSSL.ANi).   NKLSON  ..  Arrive  ..7:00 i). m.  . 3:25 p. in.  ..5:_0,n. m.  I'assengers for JCeLtle Hiver and Boundary Creek connect at Marcus Willi stage daily.  Columbia & Kootenay Branch  CANADIAN    PACIFIC  No. 3 I Xo. 1  STATIONS  RAILWAY.  No. 2] No.-.l  'WO Leave Nelson .... .Arrive M:l.*i  !):)..     ,1       Koolenay      ,.     11:1)0  10:00     ,.      ..Fortv-nine Creek..     ..     13:la  10:25     ���     ;...���... Slocan ......      .,13:02  U:15Arrive  Hobson Leave 12:30  21 15  '.'LID  2u:l;*��  20:20  It):3U  Trains Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 1 run Tuedays, Thursdays, and  Saturdays.  No. I connects with steamer for Trail Creek.  . No. 3 connects witli steamer for Arrowhead.  No. 2 awaits arrival of steamer from Arrowhead.  No. I awaits arrival of steamers from Trail Creel..  Close connection at Nelson with steamers to anel from  lake points.  3. HAMILTON", Trainmaster and Agent.  Kaslo & Slocan Railway.  DAILY SERVICE.  Leave   8:00 a. m ....Kaslo  ..An vc3:50 p. in.  n        S:3G a. in -..South Fork      n       .'1:15 p.m.  it        0:30 a. m ..Sproulc's ...  ...     ��       2:15 p. tn.  11 ;���-     i):51 a. 111 Whitewater .:'     1. '     2:00 p. 111.  n      10:03a.m..  Bear Lake ...    .,       1:18p.m.  11       10:18 a. 111..... . jMcGuigan      n       1:33 p.m.  ,,      10:30 a. m  llailey's.      ��       1:21 p. m.  1,       10:39 a. in Junction 1       1:12 p. in.  Arrive 10:50 a. m........ .Sandon . ...I_ca\ c 1:00 p. 111.  IX.VV. BRVAN'. Superintendent.  ROBERT IRVING, Trallic -.lanager.  International Navigation & Ming Co.,  i.l.MITKfl.  STEAMERS INTERNATIONAL AND ALBERTA  OX' KlX-TKXAV   I...I-I:  A XI) 'IMVI.lt  Time Card   in  ellcct   February  1st.  185)7..   Jl.-iily except  Sunday.   Subject to change without notice.  Leave Kaslo foi .Nelson. Ainsworth. lJi!ot Bay,  Balfour anel way.points   .     5:30 a.m.  Leave Nelson for Ivaslo, Pilot Hay. Balfour and  way points                   1:10 p.m.  Close connect ion at Five-mile'Point willi all | assengcr  trains of tlie N. & V. S. R. It. 10 and from Northnt.it.  Hossland and Spokane.  Tbrouuh tickets sold at lowest rates anil baggage  cheeked to till l-niled fctatcs points.  C.Y.OWIY. ALKXAXPF-R. General Miniiigcr.  Ktislo. January .'With. ISS7.      Head Ollice at Ka.-lo. B.C.  W. J. G. DICKSON  !.__]__-__.  EST____a_:E-  ___]_*ti_> oommissioj-nt ^_.c__-_E_asra:  ���SJLXJSrXiSl G-   _33=lO_-i-:_E-_R  RKALF.Y BLOCK, HA K I.K STRKKT. NKLSON.  FOR SALE.  Several valuable business sites on  Baker St.  Business block���two stores���Baker street.  Business   block���three stores all rented���on  two 30-foot lots, with offices above.  Residence lots, 50 teet frontage, Vernon St.  Apply to W. J. G.  DICKSON.  BUILDING  LOTS.  NOTICE.  Having  appointed   W. J. ('!. Dickson  . . local  agent   feir  Addition A to the townsite of Nelson, intending purchasers of lots, or persons wishing information, plans, or  price-list., of the addition, will please upplv to him.  I-'   ... 1NNKS.  VICTORIA ASSAY OFFIC  28 Broad .Street, Victoria, B. C.  Cold  Silver..  Lead...  Copper  ?l  (Nl !  1 On !  .   1 im j  .   2 IK)  Cold and Silver ......  Lead and Silver   Copper, Silver, Cold.  . 1 :��  I /n  3 l.O  Other metals ou application. All samples to be scut  carriage paid and clearly markiil, and to be advi_eel by  letter enclosing charges.  ^)��.v_TTy-ffr-'?Hr-^^^ rv-..^...'-;'^.^^ .-.^,Ty_.j_.-' .'��������������� ,������.':���',,-jrv''.*j-r,7_--7-r?^^^  r-:_L_f .  �����_ ���-��� * 7     ��� ���  >.������_ _i��,_���<__ij nn  III.   TRIBUNE:   N RLHO.'N",   B.C., SATURDAY,   MAl.m\(i,  HO-  LOCAL   NBV/3   AND   GOSSIP.  An application will bc.iiia.le at the next  sRs.sion oL; bhe house ol' coinmons for ah  act to 'incorporate a company to construct  a bridge across the Columbia river near  1-lobson, with power to lay tracks 'on the  bridge and approaches tor the passage of  ��� railway and other cars, itnd lo charge toil  for vehicles and other purposes.  ������ Thomas Allan died of pneumonia on  .Monthly morning, after an . illnft.-s of,one  week. "Tom" was well known along the  miiiu line of the Canadian Pacific railway  sun. the coast cit'u-'s and' was generally  'liked; Ilis funeral Wednesday afternoon  was attended by many friends.  Ceorge Thomas, formerly employed by  the C. 6c lv. railway company at Iiobson,  died at the ivootenay Lake General Hospital, on Sunday, of pneumonia.  On Tuesday, to the wife of Duncan McDonald, tliere was born a son.  On .Monday, to the wife of l<\ W. Swan-  ell, there was born a sou.  Tlie Hank of .Montreal opened in New-  Denver on Monday. F. J. Finucane, E. L.  Bear, and W. Cibbs compose the stall' for  the present.  John Houston and Chas. Hillyer, the  delegates appointed by the citizens of  Nelson to look after the interests of the  city while tlie incorporation bill' was before the legi-lature, are expected to arrive  home this evening.  The owners of   the old Davios-Sayward  mill at I'ilot Hay have made arrangements  to start the mill up again next week. They ,  will open an office iu  Nelson aud make a I  "bid   for a  portion  of the  large  business !  which the comiug spring gives promise of. -  Chas. KaufTmau, who  was recently im- j  prisoned for a few hours for alleged con- j  tempt of court in neglecting to appear in i  court in  connection   with  hi.s recent ;is-  signmeiit, has instituted a suit for $5,000  damages against those who caused his arrest. '  Last week a hockey team was organized  in Nelson, and although the member of it  had never practiced together, tiles'- decided to try conclusions with the Kaslo  team on Saturday evening. The players  composing the Nelson team were W.  Thurman, goal; \V. Duncan, point; T.  .Duncan, cover point, and C. Ilipperson.  C. Donogh, 0: C. McJntyre and Frank  Smith, forwards. The play was fast  throughout, and during the first half the  Nelson team scored the only goal made.  ,The Kaslo team made a great effort to  even things up on the second half, but  were unable to score till within live minutes of time. Jn this interval the Nelson  team had secured four more goals, so that  tho score at the conclusion of the game  stood o to I in lavor of Nelson. II. C.  Coodeve, of Nelson, made a ver}' impartial  referee. I f it can be arranged, the Nelson  team will play the winners in the Kaslo-  Sandon-Hossland tournament.  lid ward C. I*_ddie, representing the  ISdgemonfc and Mineral Hill Smelting company ab Kdgeniont"-, N. I)., arrived in'on  the N. 6c F.-S. railway hist evening. His  company is now buildingasmelter which,  when completed, will have a capacity,oi  .1 SO tons daily, and will increase at once to  5'JO tons. . "in our country there is plenty  of silicious ore," said Mr. Eddie, ''but we  look to the Coeur d'Aleue and Slocan i'or  our lead supply.  ���'Tom" Collins is back in Nelson after  spending.four months with his parents at  the old home in North Carolina.  Itklward Applewhaite returned from;  Eugland this week in time to see Nelson  tttke on its incorporation airs. ...'. ���-'  The Sandon electric light plant was  started on Thursday evenings The service was quite satisfactory to the" users  of the light. ������:'.��� '���������'..:  The press dispatches announce that  John Houston'celebrated the passage'of  the bill, incorporating the city of Nelson,  by giving a dinner in the Colonial hotel  to several members of the legislature.  It is announced that the Canadian Mining and Milling company, which hits been  operating for two years on Woodbury  Creek, Avill commence 'shipping concentrates next week.  During his recent visit to this section,  M. li. Calusiia, and Charles Dougherty, of  Spokane, bought a-group of four claims  about five miles above San en, on Kootenay lake. They are the Silver Crown,  Colorado, Violet and 'Mountain. Mr. Cal-  usha says the surface showing on all of  these claims .is excellent.  SHORT   BITS   OF   NEWS    FROM   KASLO.  neighborhood of Cody, and M. A. Bucko,  who only returned the other day from a  prolonged business trip, went up on  Thursday to look after the property and  see if work could be commenced at once.  H. A. lil. Mueller Ims his brewery build-  ing'very nearly finished. He will begin  brewing in the course of a few days and  promises to turn out ;m excellent article.  The new brewery islocated alongside the  lailway track not far from the Kane residence on  Nob hill.  Anti-Gambling Law in Montana.  Thursday afternoon the .Montana legislature concurred in, senator Chandler's  anti-gambling bill. The bill was discussed  for over three hours and the wildest excitement prevailed throughout the debate. The bill was passed by a vote of  of> to II. When the vote was announced  bedlam prevailed for live minutes. Hats  were thrown in the air, and many men  pounded each others backs and shook  hands.    It was a scone seldom witnessed.  the well known  Ileal K.slate  A_ent who  is representing  1\\q Canadian & Northport Lan,d Co.  Or. iranna. ilenli-t. has come te. Kelson 'to  locale  if N in  town and .���an l.e r..uii.l ul   II..1--1  IMiiiii- r��.r u few  l...i.-_i_.' will iuslifv.    .'or (he present l.e is sla.vi.H_nt the; dti-s. He has only a lew lots left in the  I'hni. Hole!, 'room II     lie is well known to 11.number ol  . SV,E|_TER ADDITION    TO     NORTHPORT.  Xelson residents, and eome.s well recommended. ,     | Jivu^i- i cri "-*1    ���*-"''   the last two being spare man. Much regret was expressed here that the Nelson  club did not take part in the series.  A good deal of anxiety was expressed  in this city over the fate ot the'immigration bill of the diked States congress iu  the hands of Mr. Cleveland. There was  considerable relief and much pleasure felt'  when it was known that one of the last  acts of his presidential life was to veto  the obnoxious bill.  A. (.!. Hamilton, formerly ft deputy  sheriff in the northwest territories, resident at Moosimin. was iu the city on  Wednesday. He brought a, car-load of  produce to Sandon, which he disponed of.  but,frost, and- Height charges consumed  much of the profit. -Mr. Hamilton, in  company with two or t.hree others, was  the victim of one of Mr. Hnitrier's commissions to iiKjiiire into charges of "obnoxious partisanship."  The members of the Kaslo brass band  are making good use of the privileges extended by the ,city council and are practicing diligently in the council chamber  from night to night.  The Ontario Cold Fields company has  acquired the I "irate mineral  claim  in the  We have just received a nice new line  .   -   of choice designs in Centre Pieces, Doilies,   Tea   Cosies,    Bibs,   Tray   Covers,  Denim   Cushions   and   Table   Covers.  Most of the Stamped Linens give full  instructions how to work them, number   of  skeins   required,   and   how  to  work them.   Something new and novel.  Ba^er 5tr<?et, fleisor), B. Q  ���_'ll linker St. Wesl  Telephone, i'i  it  lll/Il   11 Al  JUST   ARRIVED  ,B___  B-!__.��  We are now prepared to fill ail orders for Seiners' Builders' Blac_\sn^i"tt\s' and  General Hardware.    Prices quoted on application.    Prompt  Attention to letter orders.  Office:   Bealey Block, Baiter Street, Nelson.  Town property for sale in Slocan City,'-New-.Denver,.Nelson  here's a Big Difference      .  Between cheap Underwear and Underwear cheap. The former  is false economy���the latter true. The motto of some stores is  "Not how cheap but how g-oocl." The motto of some others is  "Not how good but how "cheap." Our motto is . "Good _ and  cheap." Canadian made Underwear, like Canadian made .Whisky,  are admittedly the  best in  the world  We handle notnino* else.  Van.I.. De Lii-rhmiitt, ex-mayor of I'ort-  lan.l, Oregon,.was amongst tlie arrivals at  tlie Ivaslo (luring tlie present week. lie  is said to Lie looking after some Slocan  properties in whicli to invest.  , Robert McDonald, of McDonald liroth-  , ur.-., .Sandon, wa.s in the city on Thursday  on his way to his old home in Ontario,  where he will visit relatives for sortie five  or six weeks. Many friends will wish  Jiim bon voyage.  A. ll. Porter, of .Porter Brothers, the  well known contractors, came in on Monday evening a In os. directly from Duluth,  where he is carrying out a contract for  public works for the United States government,    lie went ou to Cody.  Major Montgomery, president of the.  Wtishington mine, returned from Spokane  on Tuesday' evening. With him came  Thomas 10. .Jiffer.-on. of the .same conipany, whose stock is having a quiet but  steady demand.  The hockey team which scored the first  success for the Kaslo club I'roin Rossland  in the Sandon iournament, was composed  of Young, Dill. Jackson, Symonds, Donnelly, Smith, Strartheni and Kane, one of  Williamson, the Clothier   B%eLs:���u  FOOT OY  I1ALI. STI...KT, NKUSON.  TV W.   GRAY,   Proprietor.  Doors,   Sash,   Band Sawing,  Turned Work,  and 'Office. Fitting's.    Just  arrived and  in stock, a carload of Chance's  English  Rolled  Glass;  all sizes tip to 4 by 6 feet.  Cars of Bedroom  Suits and Dining  Room Furniture  Car of Mattresses  THESE COOGS WILL BE OFFERED AT ADVANTAGEOUS PRICES FOR CASH  SPECIAL RATES TO HOTELS  LARGE CONSIGNMENT OF WALL PAPERS . . .  . . . KEPT IN STOCK AT ALL TIMES  Labrador Herring's  Quail on Toast'  ��� Kippered Herrings -  Salt Salmon    .  Salt" Mackerel      Oolachans '  A complete line of Staple and Fancy Groceries  We also carry a fall line of Shelf and Heavy  Hardware, Miners' Supplies.     We make  a specialty of Tea and Coffee.   Agents  for the Giant Powder Company  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON.  olds  HERE ARE A FEW OF THE MANY PREPARATIONS WE CARRY IN��ST0CK:  Balsam Aniseed Syrup Spruce Gum White Pine Balsam Syrup Norway Pine  Syrup, Tar and Wild Cherry Ayer's Cherry Pectoral Bochee's German Syrup  Pisco's Consumption Cure Syrup Linseed and Turpentine Allen's Lung Balsam  Cough Drops of all kinds Wampole's and Scott's Emulsions Pure Norwegian  and Lofoten Cod Liver Oils    Wine of Cod Liver Oil    Maltine with Cod Liver Oil  u  P*   Pi     Q?em_5l.5 apd Dru^Jists,  ^    v ^'i Ba^er Street, ^15017.  Nothing1 succeeds like success;  but success cannot be had  unless the people  in the town help each other.  Those  who  were in  business  in Nelson in the  Years 1893 and 1S84  and escaped a debtors' prison,  deserve success  .  It might be well  to add  that  of late "drummers"  lor eastern clothing- firms  have given this.  section of Kootenay the g-c-by  No better evidence  could be wanting that  we are giving our patrons the  best of satisfaction  HP  ...'.Dress Goods twenty-five' per cent below Spokane prices at  our store. Mr. Garland is now in the east securino- the  choicest oflerino's of the market lor .spring  trade.  Just at present we are showing a line of All Wool, Fast Color, Serges in-Navy;-  Brown and Black at 60 cents.    Navy Blue, Storm Serge, All Wool, at 75 cents,  ���and-.the finest Serges in the market-in' NavyasyJ Blacf\, 52 inches wide at $1.25  SEE  O UR BLAC K .1-1ENRI ETTAS  AT $i.oo AND'$r.25.  ft: J: Qarlar^d, Ba^er St.  I   i  R32__ GSQS ___!___  Our Heavy Etoffe ar|d Tweed PAHTS Worth $3 Cut .to $2  ,  P. O. Store, J. A.'Gilker's, 18 and-20'Baker Street, Nelson  '-^^~^=^ r !   BRANCH MARKETS   .   ...   .  Rossland and Trail, in Trail Creek District  Three Forks and Sandon, in Slocan  District  Kaslo in Ainsworth District  Prepared to supply consumers with everything- in the way of fresh and cured meats.  Orders by mail carefully filled and promptly forwarded.  far  ������w:  ���KfJ_  '      ������_*:.��� W>_^*.y!-_w  ______ .l-Jfl-BCT.'f-.lfr-r.WJ

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