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 Presents an Unequalled Field for the Developer  of   Mineral   Claims   showing   Gold,   Silver,  Copper, Lead, and Zinc, as Well as for  the Investor in  Producing Mines.  / '  1   ^���?'lI"r<ib,:&��4  WiV  , RAILROADS  Already Completed or Under Construction and  Steamboat   Lines, in   Operation   Make   the  Mining   Camps   and   Towns   in   Kootenay   Accessible   the   Year   Round.  SECOND   YEAR-NO. 23.  NELSON,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA, SATURDAY,   MAY  12,   1894.  ONE   DOLLAR  A YEAR.  SQUANDERING   PUBLIC   MONEY.  The Big- Bond Road Will not be Utilized if  Built.  Tlie people of Kevelstoke have been  clamoring for ti wagon road Lo the Hig  Bend country for the last two years, and  their clamoring, now that an election is  about to take place, is to be heeded. The  distance from Kevelstoke to the placer  mines in tlie Big Kend is about sixty-live  iniles. and the cost of tlie wagon road will  not be less than $(ii.,()()0. Yet. merely to  gain votes for its candidate, the government lnts commenced the work* with a reputed appropriation of $S..(.0.  At present there are not to exceed forty  men, in all, in the Big Bond country, and  thirty of the number are prospectors who  went in this spring. It i.s claimed limb of  those who went in this spring, nob a dozen  will remain until the snow leaves so that  they can prospecb; but that they will return as soon as their '"grub" begins to run  short.  10von if the wagon roar! was built bo  Steamboat canyon, it distance of eighb  miles from Kevelstoke, it would bo of no  benefit to the Big Bend country, however  much benefit ib would be to those who cub  and sell wood in Kevelstoke. Intheearly  rlttys steamboats ran up tho river as far a.s  Laporte. about fifty miles above Kevelstoke, and tho distance from there to bhe  mines on McCulloch and French creeks is  nob to exceed twenty iniles. If steamboats could be run in the early days they  could be run now���if there was business  to .justify their running. If there is no  busi ness to jiisti f y the running of a steamboat,then surely ���'���there is no business to  warrant an expenditure, by the '.govern-'  inent, of .$05,000 on a wagon road.  The brail between Kevelstoke and the  Big Bend country .could be put in first-class  condition by the expenditure of $-1000, or  less; and a trail will meet bhe requirements of; any mining camp in which loss  than a dozen men can find .profitable employment."'.'  Furthermore, not a single government  agent bhab has held oflice in West lvootenay has favored bhe building of this  wagon road; in fact, they have all reported against the expenditure of money  for' that purpose. However, an election  is on, and money will be squandered on'  useless-roads and brails in West Kootenay  in ISO 1 the same as it was in East Kootenay iu 1S90. Colonel Baker was returned  in East Kootenay bi* this ..species of  bribery in 1890, anrl the government candidate's to be ".returned in the north riding of West Kootenay by the same species  of bribery in 1801.  Should Put  Himself in Tlieir Place.  The action of mayor Kane  of  Kaslo in  ordering closed the saloons of M.  D. i\Ia-  houey, Carson 6c Mack, and  Thomas Tre-  nery, because of their inabi  on business on   the site of  for which the licenses were  be in conformity with the law, but it certainly is an' injustice.   These men were  all losers by the  fire and  are unable  to  build.   They  have also  been at considerable expense in   fitting up their present  places of business.    As  their licenses rlo  not- expire for several months, they should  be allowed to continue business until the  expiration of their licenses.    Mayor Kane  she aid place  himself in  their place, and,  perhaps, he would then view   the  matter  ina different light.  iii by bo carry  the buildings  gran ter!, may  Not Unanimous for Buchanan.  The government party adherents have  all along claimed that Ainsworth was  solid for 0; O. Buchanan. .Judging by the  reception he mot with on Saturday night,  when he addressed about twenty-five electors and residents, Ainsworth will go  pretty near solid for Hume. "Tom" Mc-  (iovern, on being "asked, refused to take  the chair: anrl not a cheer, or a stamp, or  any indication of approval greeted the  speaker during tlie delivery of tho address.  Before adjourning, .someone moved that  the candidate treat the house; but that  beingagainsthis principles, Mr. Buchanan  let the boys go home dry.  Wage Dispute Settled.  W. II. Sheffield, who loft Nelson for a  better place three years ago. returned  today. He has been in the Okanagan  country, Washington, which, lie says,  will yet bo a good camp. Me was also in  Trail Creek district lately, and reports the  difficulty between the men and the Le  Koi Mining Company settled, the manager of the company agreeing to pay the  going rate in the camp, which is iiow'$.'..f*0  a day for miners. Some fifteen men are  at work, most of them putting in new  machinery.   He Crows Loudest Who Crows Last.  Gilbert Malcolm Sproat lias quit editing  Tho Miner anrl has gone into tho chicken  business. One day this week he proudly  exhibited one of his "roosters," with head  and tail feathers erect, as emblematic of  the success with which his political opponents are meeting in government  strongholds like Kaslo, i'or instance.  Snow Still Interfering With Work.  G. Kleinschmidt reports having men at  ���work sinking for bedrock on the lower  bars of his company's ground on Salmon  river. Jt is yet too early to begin work  on the higher benches that have been  tester!, owing to the snow.  Diamond Drilling in South Africa.  Ii. A. S. Kerlinayne contributes a readable paper containing'' much valuable  matter on this subject. The price of boring by diamond drills, is, to a great extent, dependent on   the price  of carbon-  a.tcs.    In 188!) Kimberly bolt cost in Natal  7s. to Ss. per carat; "in July, 1800, this had  risen to 00s. per carat.    During  the year  1S.MM.1, iu Natal, four of these drills (three  hand and one steam drill) borer! -S021 feet,  (the steam drill bored  191.3 foot 2 inches of  this depth tit a cost of ��,77A (is. oil., or 7s  I l.}d, por foot), at a cost of 'is. 9rl. per foot,  which   amount    would    be    slightly   increased, if an allowance wa.s  niarle for a  percentage  representing the   annual  depreciation  of plant.   This cost compares  favorably with   that of boring  in  other  parts of the world.    In one of tlie Austra-  liiiii colonies, the  cost of  boring   was (as  per the annual   reports of  tho   mines department):    hi  I8SI.   II   drills  bored  080-1  feet at a cost of l'2s. lOd. per foot: in 1885,  12 drills bored   ll.A2r> feet at a cost of  I9s.  Id. por foot: in  188(5. 10 drills bored  05:59  feet ata. cost of lis. I l;,'d. per foot; in 1887,  ") drills borer 1 -'.097   feet at a cost of _C1.2s.  ���lid. per foot.    The loss in diamonds during the year 1890-91 (mines department of  Natal) wa.s only 1 1-f.d. per foot,  which is  highly satisfactory when the large amount  ofdiorito  passed   through  is taken  into  consideration.    A. company in tho Transvaal bored A744 feet, ('.steam or hand drilling) at a cost of   I .'is. Id.   por  foot in  diamonds alone, and a single boring  by the  same company cost=tI. Vis.  7d.   per   foot.  The nature of the strata drilled through,  however, was very different from that of  the coal measures, being rpiart/.ites, hard  quartz,   conglomerates,   and   hard   sandstones; the   conglomerates   would   prove  especially destructive   to the  diamonds.  During the year 1891-92  the Natal   mines  department, bored a total  depth  of (3171  feet  1 inch, at a cost of. 5s. 8d.  per  foot;  the; loss, of    diamonds    was,    however,  greater than  in  the previous year,  amounting to 7d. per foobrlrilled. .  SOUTH    RIDING   VOTERS'   LIST.  iiuinger  (-ilitillil_<l IV  Tliilil I'll  MoArthur, Robert, Nelson, laborer  McArthur, Duncan. N'elson, carpenter  McArthur, Joseph Benjamin. Kuslo, laborer  MoAuIiU'o, William. Three Forks, minor  MoCalluin, Duncan, Ivaslo. carpenter  McCleary, Albert. Kelson, minor  McCleinonl. John, New Denver, iron moulder  McCrimmon, Koderick, New Don ver, miner  MoCuaig. Donald, (I, Three Forks, miner  McDonald, Daniel. Kaslo. charcoal burner  McDonald. Robert, Ivaslo. minor  McDonald, Charles, Xew Denver, miner  McDonald. Ilan, Ainsworth, laborer  McDonald, Alexander, Ainsworth. machinist  McDonald. Duncan A. Ivaslo, carpenter  .McDonald. C!harlos,--Throe Forks, carpenter  McDonald, Kandal, Three Forks, miner  McDonald, .hunt's William. Three Forks, .miner  McDonald, Alexander, Kelson, clerk  McDonald, Duncan, Kelson, carpenter-  McDcrmid. .lames D. Three Fork-, miner  McFarlanc, .lohn S, Sow Denver, miner  MoFtirh-iie, William G, Kelson, physician  MeDiiugall, Hugh, Ainsworth, miner  .McFadden. Keil. Ivaslo, carpenter ��  Mo'.luigaii, John George. Ivaslo. minor  McGillivray. John Kobert, Silverton. carpenter  McGillivray, Angus. Kew Denver, minor  McGillivray. Archie, Three Forks, miner  McGovcrn. Thomas, Ainsworth. miner  McGovern, Phil, Ainsworth, miner  McGregor, Angus. ICaslo, laborer  MoGrath. Michael .1. Kelson, hridgemau  Mclnnes, Keil. Kew Denver, carpenter  Mclniii'.s, Angus, Kew Denver, merchant  Mcintosh, Jolin. Three Forks, miner  Mcintosh, Finlay, Kaslo, miner  Mclntyrc, Angus, Ivaslo, miner  Melntyre. Duncan, Kaslo. packer  McKay, Alexander. Kew Denver, contractor .  McKay, James, Kelson, blacksmith  Molvenzie, Munlock. Ivaslo, carpenter  Melverrow. Walter Howie. Ivaslo. gentleman  Mol-iernan, James, Three Forks, miner .  Mclviiinon, Archie, Ivaslo, sawyer  Alclvinnon, John, Kew Denver, miner  Mclviiinon, William Charles, Kew Denver, engineer  Alclvinnon, Angus, Ainsworth, holelkeeper  Mclviiinon, John Q, Three Forks, miner  Mclviiinon, Stephen, Three Forks, miner  Alclvinnon, Cowan 1{, Kelson, laborer  'Mclviiinon, John Joseph, Waneta. contractor  ..IcLaohlan. Donald, Kew Denver, carpenter  McLean. Keil, Kaslo, miner  McLean. William C, Kelson, contractor  McLean. David It, Kelson, minor  MeLellan. William Alfred, Ainsworth. miner  McLennan, Dan I{. Kew Denver, hotelkeeper  McLeod. John Samuel. Kaslo, miner  .McLeod. Hugh D, Ivaslo, miner  McLeod. Alexander. Ainsworth. teamster  McLeod, Itoderiok A, Ainsworlh, minor  McLeod. John, Kaslo. harness maker  McLeod. Keil, Kelson, minor  McLeod. Feuimorc M. Kelson, barrister  McMillan, Daniel. Kaslo. gentleman  McMillan, Alex J, Ivaslo. civil engineer  McMillan, Duncan, Kaslo, painter  McMillan. John D. Kaslo. miner  McMillan. Henry Allan, Kelson, miner  MoMorris. Daniel O. Kelson, mariner  McXatighton. .lames. Kelson, miner  McN'aiighton..lames, Kaslo, miner  McNeill. Jam cm. Ainsworlh. minor  McNeill. John. Ainsworth, miner  McNicholl, Charles, Three Forks, prospector  Mel'hail. Duncan, Ivaslo. tailor  Mcl'hail. Daniel I). Kaslo. miner  Mel'hoe. John M, Kaslo. miner  Mcl'licrson, Donald, New Denver, miner  Mcltue. John. Ainsworth. miner  Moliae. Duncan. Ainsworth, minor  Meliao. Hugh, New Denver, miner  Meliao. John, Kaslo, miner  McKue. Dniu-an. New Denver, minor  Nation. George |{. Kelson, lumberman  Ncelunds, James, Nelson, photographer  Neelaiids. Hamilton George, Nelson, photographer  Nngle, Gerard li, ICaslo, miner  Newton. William Melville. Fort Sheppard, agent  Nicholson. Charles, Three Forks, laborer  Nicholson, .Inmes, Kaslo. clerk  Nicks, George W, Kaslo, millinan  Nicks, Isaiah, Kaslo. sawyer  Niven, Hugh. Kaslo, miner  Niven, William, ICaslo, miner  Nixon, Hugh, Nelson, miner  Nolan, John Height, Waneta, customs  Noonau, I'at rick. Kelson, miner  Norniiiii, Sidney, ICaslo. miner  Nortpiny, Thomas, ICaslo. real estate  Oal.es. John, Nelson, butcher  O Driscoll, George It. (J. Nelson, capitalist  O'Farrcll, Thomas I'. Nelson, draughtsman  O'Grady, Michael, New Denver, miner  O'lLira'. James L, ICaslo. miner  O'Neil, John. Goat, liiver. miner  O'llay, Daniel, Ivtislti, miner  Owens, Alexander, Kuslo. miner  I'apworth, William Vidler, ICaslo, mechanic  I'lUliiin. George Horace. Ka .lo, rest an ran I keeper  Darker. Thomas E. ICaslo, miner  I'arkin. Joseph, Nelson, prospector  I'ascol, John II, Ainsworth, miner  I'lisool, William Henry, Ainsworth, minor  I'atcrson, John, Nelson, engineer  Pease, Kdmund C, ICaslo, te'e'tiMph agent  Pcppard, John G, ICaslo, lumberman  Perks. Hurry Hill-ton, Nelson, clerk  Perry. Charles Kdward. ICaslo, civil engineer  I'ilon, Joseph, New Denver, miner  Phair. Kdwin K, Nelson, holelkeeper  Pitts, Herbert. II, Three Forks, merchant  Pollard. Frederick, ICaslo, broker  Pollard. Willi-im H. Nelson, cutler  Proi-lor, Thomas G, llall'our, miner  Pott, Thomas .Sulolill'o, Kaslo, carpenter  Provost. Frank, Three Forks, minor  (^uurry. John M, Three Forks, miner  liiinkin, George. Kuslo, blacksmith  Ifashdiill, George Herbert, New Denver, miner  liashdull, Charles Savile, New Denver, conveyancer  Itiilhhoriie, Mcrovn It. \V, New Dt-iivor, conveyancer  Hold, Aihel. Silverton. miner  Ifeid, John I), New Denver, cook  Itcilh, John, Waneta, rancher  lleisler, Sebastian J, Ivaslo, gentleman  lien wick, Holierl Alexander. Nelson, jouriiiilisl  Netallack, John L, ICaslo. broker  Kichardsoii. George W, Nelson, real estate  liiohardson, Frederick, Nelson, clerk  Kippin, Henry, Nelson, miner  Iiitehie. Joseph Frederick, Nelson, surveyor  Hundley, Thomas John, Kaslo, land agent  Hold), William George, Watson, miner  Kobei'ls. Abraham L, Silverlo liner  Hobertson, John, Three Forks, minor  Ifobortson, Wi Main II. New Denver, miner  Hobillard, Jereinie, Watson, miner  Hobson, George II. Kelson, clerk  Hodicr, Pierre, Nelson, tinsmith  Kogers, John Franklin Hruce, Ivaslo, physician  Ifoll'c, William Nicholas, Nelson, sawmill nun  Itutltl. Henry Vitloria. Nelson, clerk  Kuouuc. .Michael, ICaslo, miner  Ryan, James, ICaslo, carpenI<-r  Kykerl, John Charles, Uoundiiry. cusloms  Hoy, .Simon. Nelson, miner  Hoy, Andre, Nelson, miner  Hussel, Edmund Clowes, Nelson, gentleman  Hobinson, William IJ, Nelson, deputy shorilf  Sanders. William John, ICaslo, hotelkeeper  .Sanderson. John, Nelson, miner  'Sandilands, Kvelyn Montague. Ainsworth, constable  S Hinders, Thomas Hiindoljih, Kc-w Denver, minor  Scott. Alexander. ICaslo, stage driver  Scoley, John Henry. Nelson, minor  Scale, Joseph, Nelson, teamster  Scale. James, Nelson, teamster  .Sealey, Charles Kdward. Nelson, bookkeeper  Seaman. William, Nelson, mariner  Selous, Harold, Nelson, miner  .Shannon, Alexander V, Nelson, farmer  Shannon, Kdward, New Denver, baker  Shaw, Samuel Poole. Nelson, clerk  Sheran, Harry, New Denver, hotelkeeper  .Sheran, James, New Denver, hotelkeeper  Shil-ault, Joseph, Kuslo, teamster  Sherwood, Leonard E. ICaslo, clerk  Sherwood, Arthur Robert, ICaslo. assessor  Shioll, Robert, Ivaslo, miner  Simpson, John 11, Kaslo, clerk  .Simpson. John Segsworth, Duncan City, hotelkeeper  Skinner. William A, ICaslo, carpenter  Sloan, Klnicr Murdock, Kaslo, broker  Smart, James, Nelson, merchant  Smith. William, Kelson, miner  Smith. James Wilson, Ainsworth, miner  Sinilh. John, Kew Denver, miner  .Smith. E, Foyle, ICaslo, carpenler  Smith, Henry, Kaslo, carpenter  Spencer. William Gilmore, Kelson, tinsmith  Spencer, James Smith, Kelson, miner  Sproat, Gilbert Hector Shaw, Kelson, marine engineer  'Sprout, Gilbert Malcolm, Kelson, land agent  Spruit, John. Ainsworth.miner  Sproule, Charles Clarke, Nelson, clerk  Squire. .Fred.'Nelson, tailor  Starratt, Luther P. Kew Denver, minor  Steed, George, Kelson, blacksmith  Steele,'Thomas M, Kaslo. dairyman  Stanley, Gilbert, Nelson, photographer  Stanley, Kdward Hall, Nelson, prospector  Stcnson, Robert J, ICaslo, clerk  -Stewart, Alexander, Ivaslo, bookkeeper  Stewart. Charles. Nelson, butcher  Stewart, John, Nelson, bank clerk  Stewart, Alexander Finlay, Nelson, carpenter  Stevenson, William R. ICaslo, engineer  St.. Laurent, l'eter, Nelson, miner  Strathcrn, William IJ, ICaslo, lumberman  Sl.ralhern, llobert, Nelson, jeweler  Stone, Oliver Tinson, ICaslo, townsite agent  Stiirch, Samuel, New Denver, laborer  Stuckey, Richard, Nelson, carpenter  Stephenson, George, Nelson, tinsmith  Sully, Walter John. Nelson, laborer  Sutherland, Robert,), Now Denver, contractor  Swedberg, Jons Person, Nelson, miner  ���Swift, Joseph A, ICaslo, carpenter  Tallmire, Joseph, Three Forks, hridgemau  Taylor, Daniel, New Denver, miner  Taylor, John Arthur, Kelson, .shoemaker  Taynton, John H, ICaslo, plasterer  Tegurt, Kdward. Ainsworth, minor  Teetzel, William F, Kelson, druggist,  Telford, William, Nelson, lineman  Tenon, Joseph. Nelson, farmer  Thomas, Kdward, Kew Denver, teamster  Tomlinson. William, Kew Denver,assistant postmaster  Thompson. William I). Kelson, miner  Thorburn. Grant, Kew Denver, hotelkeeper  Thurbiirn. Thory Vincent. Ralfoiir. gentleman  Tierncy, John J, Three Forks, contractor  Tolson, John XV. Kelson, niiiier  .Townsend, Neville Frederick, Nelson, surveyor  Tourigny, T. L. Hector, Ainsworth, miner  Tregillus, Alfred, Nelson, hotelkeeper  Trolticr. Antonio A. ICaslo, wa ter  Tuck, Samuel Parker, ICaslo, civilcnginecr  Tunstall, George C. jr. Nelson, clerk  Turner. John Anthony. Nelson, clerk  Turner, Peter Hotly Clinics. Nelson, merchant  Turner, James Edward, Nelson, piano tuner  Turner, James. Nelson, clergyman  Twigg, Herbert Thomas, Nelson, surveyor  Vatican. Frederick W, Nelson, bookkeeper  Walby. William Henry, Ivaslo. real estate agent  Waleroft, Charles. Nelson, section man  Walker. Arthur, Nelson, miner  Walker James F, Nelson, hotel clerk  Walker, Solomon T, ICaslo, mining expert  Wallbridge. Adam Henry, Kitelo, real estate  Wamsley, John, ICaslo, blacksmith  Wamsloy, James, Kaslo, laborer  Wamsley, William, Argenta, miner  Warburton, James, Nelson, liroinan  Ward. Thomas. M, Kelson, miner  Ward. Harry IT. Nelson, minor  Ward, William A, Nelson, minor  Watson. Ha!ph. Kaslo. carpenter  Walson, John A, Watson, miner  Watts. Edward. Kaslo, minor  Waugh. Harry Y, New Denver, minor  Wothorull. John, ICaslo, merchant  Welsh, John, Kelson, carpenter  West, Frederick, Kelson, rancher  West, Charles \V. Ilalfour, miner  West, Gorman, Walson, holclkeepar  West, Walter William. Kelson, rancher  Wlialen. Antlrcw .1, ICaslo, minor  Whalley, Kdward P, Kelson, miner  Whetcn, Charles. ICaslo, prospector  White, William. Ivaslo, tanner  White, Thomas, Ilalfour, gardener  Whitley, David, .Now Denver, miner  Whiltaker, .Samuel, Kew Denver, miner  Wilds. Albert. Kew Denver, cabinet maker  Will, William Richardson, Kew llenver. carpenter  Williams, Robert. Kaslo, minor  Williams. George Herbert, ICaslo, druggist  Williams, Thomas, Nelson, minor  Williamson. George I). Kew Denver, merchant  Williamson. Alfred. Kelson, railroadman  Wilson. William John, Nelson, butcher  Wilson. William, Kelson, miner  Wixon, Robert. Nelson, clerk  Woods, George II. Kelson, carpenter  Wood, Alfred Wills, Kelson, miner  Wood. Robert, Kelson, eating house  Wootl. Frank A. Kaslo. bookkeeper  Wright. Alfred William. Kaslo. merchant  Wright. John. Kaslo, laborer  Vuill. George JI. Kaslo, miner  Vuill. Robert  W, Nelson, miner  iiisTiiiiir.'io*. tu-' .v...ti_s in-* ri'usu.vs tis  to 111-: I'l.Af'i.ii ti.s- tiii-: iti.insTicu tn-*  H'UST    K'llOTK.NAV  KI.KtVI'IIKA I,  til.MIXi;  INTI)  I'llUCI-; oi--  tiii-:  AI'I'l.lf.'ATION  VflTKIW    KOli  HIKTItlC'l' IIKI-'MKI-: TIIK  WIIHI.ATIVI-:    Kl.l-:t "I'OIC  a'iks ami i-:i.i-:i:tiiin* aci', IMPI, into tiii-: hdctii uii>-  INI I   WKST KlltlTK.VA V  KI.KCTOHAI, DI.STItll."!'.  Aitchisiin, David, ICaslo, bookkeeper  Angrignon, Kestorius, New Denver, miner  Hi-own. Thomas, Nelson, miner  Howell, ('. Three Fork.-, hol.olkcopcr  lliirtleii. Oscar. I'ilot Hay,   ���ir|ientcr  ('aincron, Dougal Ktlwanl, l\,i.-lo, moulder  (.'ameron. John Joseph, New Denver, engineer  Campbell. Angus, Nelstin, steaniboiii'iian  Campbell, John, Nelson, sleuinboatinai.  Cottingham, Thomas E, Kaslo, teamster,  Crcgaii. ('Iuiidc A. Ainsworth, miner  Driscoll. Thomas J, Fort .Sheppard, contractor  l-'oran, llobert, Kuslo, carpenter  Grant, James, Ainsworlh, miner  Harvey, John Thoma. W, Kuslo, surveyor's assistant  Howard, Harry, Fort Sheppard, miner  Hiiscrofl, James, Kootenay Hiver, rancher  Kent.. Thomas, Nelson, steuinhout.maii  Loiidin. Clillord P. Nelson, porter  Malone. John J. Nelson, hotelkeeper  Murphy. Micluicl, ICaslo, miner  McDonald, Phillip. Kuslo, miner  MtdCcnzie, Alexaiuler, ICaslo, teamster  MclCcnzie, Robert Muiiro, Pilot Hay. carpenter  McLean. .Samuel. Nelson, conk  Noelcy. Robert, Nelson, miner  Saiisom. Charles It, Nelson, clerk  Thompson, Andrew Hamilton, Fort .Sheppard. farmer  Tuye, Sydney llowurd, Nelson, miner  st or xa.mi:.-  UK   viitkiis  IiIS'I ItlOT,  OK  I'KKSIINS   llltlll'I'KIl   l-'Ktl.M    KKtilHTKIt  i-'tut tiii-:  wi:st  k<ioti-:nav  ki.ki.touai.  Anderson John, New Denver, blacksmith  Auimlici: I'cl.cr. Three Forks, miner  Arl liar Multlier L, Nelson, laborer  Arrowsniith .lohn, Goal Hiver, rancher  An. Ion William, Iviislo, inim-r  Aycrs Harry. Kaslo, miner  Armstrong William J, Revelstoke, tinsmith  Atherton William T, lllecillewaet, hotelkeeper  Harbour William, ICaslo, bridge carpenler  Hell James 10, Ivaslo, minor  Kigham Jumo. Kphrniui, Kaslo. blacksmith  Howser Joseph. Ilouiidury, miner  Hriulley John Charles, New Denver, miner  Howeriiian Henry Allen, New Denver, miner  Hrown George .Melville, Ainsworth, carpenter  Hates Itobert, Ainsworlh, miner  Hums Michel, Nelson, miner  Harr Frank, Revelstoke, hotelkeeiier  liarker Robert, Revelstoke, telegraph operator  Hryan A. 10. Ainsworth, iissnyer  Harncs Thoinus ,M. Santly Creek, farmer  Hray Kit ward, Hulfoiir, miner  -Hlackliiill John. Revelstoke. miner  Campbell Archibald, Kaslo, miner  IMark James, Kuslo, miner  Cameron John. Kaslo, miner  Condon. Martin K. ICaslo, cook  Cameron Alfred, ICa.lo, miner  (,'osgi'ili'Tlioinas, Kaslo, miner  Cooper Koberl, New Denver, miner  Cory J. II, Three Forks, miner  Clark George, Three Forks, engineer  Co.-grill'John, Three Forks, miner  Cairine G. F, Nelson, civil engineer  Convoy David. ICaslo, miner  CosgriII' Daniel, Kuslo, miner  Cluise L. R, ICaslo, miner  (;iimniiiigs William, ICaslo, packer  Carroll Miles, ICaslo, miner  Cameron John A, Kaslo, railway contractor  Caltlcr Alexander, Throe Forks, miner  Cameron Charles. Hear Lake, cook  Crawford George, Duncan City, packer  Cody Henry, ICootcnay Hiver, farmer  Couch William, Kootenay Hiver, rancher  Cash Soiitham A, Hnvclsloku. mechanical engineer  Craig Leonard, Nelson, bank accountant  Christie, Frank Gibson, Nelson, bank clerk  Corning Kdward, Nakusp, holelkeeper  Donovan Tim, Kootenay River, carpenter  Dallas John. Kew Denver, miner  Derrali Marshall. Three Forks, miner  Davidson Kdgur II,'Three Forks, teamster  Dcueliiinc William, ICaslo, miner  Dory John, Ivaslo, teamster  Dempster Thomas, Kuslo, miner  Duncan John, Koolenay Lake, miner  Driscoll Michael, Iloundary, saloonkeeper  Duulop Thomas Duncan, Sproat's Landing, laborer  F.tlgar W. Y, Three Forks, packer  Knglish James, Three Forks, laborer  English Thomas, Goat Hiver, rancher  I'.'rickson Andrew, Kaslo, miner  Kd wards Joseph, Kislo, miner  Flemming William; Kevelstoke, butcher  Ferguson Ronald, ICaslo. carpenter        ,  Foley J. K, Kew Denver.miner  Foster Henry, Hear Lake, cook  Franks Frank, Ainsworth, miner  Forester William, lvootenay River, rancher  Ferem William, Nelson, packer  Faro Jo..e|ih. Kelson, niiner  Flahitl' lid ward, Nelson, miner  Francis George, Ainsworth, uiincr  Godfrey George Hamilton, ICaslo, newspaperman  Gillis Thomas Duncan, Nelson, carpenter  Green Andrew, Revelstoke, miner  Gentles Stewart, New Denver, miner  Groiicwoy Charles, Three Forks,'merchant  Gayne Peter, Three Forks, miner  Ciiirdnier Alexander, ICaslo, mechanic  Grillith George, ICaslo, mason  Green Hcnjuinin, Ainsworth. gentleman  llurshuw, Hugh Henry, Nelson, packer  Hamilton, Robert J, Kaslo, merchant  Harris, Thomas. ICaslo,'policeman'  Houston, William, ICaslo. miner  Iluvei-ty, Michael, ICaslo, miner  Hayden, Michael, Ivaslo, niiner    '...''.,���.  Hodgson; George H,Duncan River, merchant  Hughes, Antlrcw, Ainswortli, painter  Hern, Henry, Now Denver, bricklayer  lltickaday. Kdwin, Three Forks, miner  Hill, William, Watson, minor  Hamilton, Philip, Watson, miner  Ijirsch, John, Nelson, surveyor  j'.iigonin, Charles.'Ntdson. miner  Hughes, Fred IC. IC-islo, agon;  Hunt, George C, Nelson, jeweler  llundcrsori, Harold M, Revelstoke, engineer  Ihilpin, Charles H, Revels! okc, printer  Hubert, Henry, Nelson, clerk  Henderson, P G, New Denver, hotelkeeper  Irwin, Thomas, New Denver, painter  lanes, Charles, New Denver, miner  Isuksen, Albert, Three Forks, miner  Irving, William, Kaslo, cabinet maker  JeH'ei'son. Albert, Gout. River, rancher  Joy, Robert G, Nelson, cook  Janicisoti, Neil, Fort .Sheppard, laborer  Johnson, Henry, ICaslo, miner  Jones, Harry. New Denver, cook  Jones, David S, Throe Forks, minor  Jones, Pierce, Three Forks, minor  Johnstone. George. Kelson, customs  ICirlin. Albert G, .Sandon, miner  Kennedy, William F. ICaslo, minor  Kennedy. John A. ICaslo, miner  Kalb, Alfred Frederick, Koolenay river, rancher.  Lurmour, David, Ainsworth, miner  -L11lru.ee, William P. Ainswortli. minor  Long, Kobert J. ivootenay River, lircmeii  Link, Alex, Kew Denver, bridge carpenter  Latham, James P, New Denver, bridge carpenter  Lewis, Lewis D, Three Forks, civil engineer  Leak, Harry,-Three Forks, miner  Lublimt-, Joseph, ICaslo, engineer  Lewis, George F, ICaslo, miner  Martin. Donald McLean, Kuslo. clergyman  Macgrcgor. D C, ICaslo, contractor  Murphy, Charles. ICaslo, miner  Maetlougultl, Archie, ICaslo, miner  Jlaodonald, Itobert, Ten-mile House, hotelkeeper  Miller, Joseph Alfred, New Denver, carpenter  Murray, Walter, New Donvor, bridge carpenter  Manuel, Frederic R, Three Forks, miner  Moss. Charles S, Throe Forks, civil engineer  Miillin, Arthur, Tlree Forks, miner  .Morrison, Peter D, Ivaslo. minor  Morrison, Kobert C, ICaslo, blacksmith  Mathews, Henry,'Ivaslo, miner  .Morris. Walter D. Ivaslo, waiter  Monro, David Wilson, ICaslo, bookkeeper  Morrison, M, Ainsworth, miner  Morrison. M II, Ainsworlh, hotelkeeper  Mium, Thoinus, Ainsworlh, miner  Martin, J H. Nel-on, cook  Mursdon. Taylor, Nelson, metal worker  .Main, Kobert, Duncan City, miner  McLeod, Donald, Ainsworth. blacksmith  McDonald, John. Ain .worth, miner  .McNeill, John, Ainsworth. holelkeeper  MWiillivray. Duncan J, Houiidary. wheelwright  Mi'Konzie, Tluimas, Kuslo, ciirpentcr  McDonald. Neil H, Ka-lo, miner  Mclnnes, Miles, Kuslo, miner  .Mclliin.-ikl. John, K.islo. mint-r  .AlelCiuii, James, Kuslo. miner  Mclnlosh, John L, Kuslo, miner  Mcl'i.il, Archie, ICaslo, miner  Mcl.cotl, .lohn N, Kuslo. miner  .MtrDonald. Hugh I. Kaslo, iin-elinnio  Mt'lCcnzic, .lames, Kuslo, hotelkeeper  McDonald, A. I), Iviislo, minor  Mi-ICillop, William. Throe Forks, miner  MifLailglilin. William Lei;, Kuslo, minor  McDoiiitlil, Angus L, Kaslo, contractor  Mi'Doiigall, 'I'honuis, Kuslo, blacksmith  McLennan, Duiiciiu, ICaslo, carpenler  Mi-Lean, Angus L, Duncan ('iiy. contractor  McLean, John I), Duncan Cil.v. minor  Mclionalil. Hugh L, Duncan (-iiy. laborer  McAuley, Dan, Duncan City, laborer  McDowell, Dan A, New Denver, minor  McLaren, Alexander. New Denver, miner  McDonald, A. A, New Denver, miner  McLean, M. New Denver, carpenter  Mcllnle. John, New Denver, miner  McDonald. Hugh, Walson, miner  McCoroil, Archil;, Nelson, laborer  McKcncllcy. Mahcw II, Nelson, carpenter  McLeod. Kennel h. Moose Flats, miner  Miiekay. Williiim Drake, ICaslo, civil engineer  McLcoil, John, Hevtilstokc, ('.I'.H. ugcnl  McMurt in, John, Nakusp, contractor  -Muir,  Alexander, ICaslo, bookkeeper  Noel, Joseph, Kevelstoke, liquor dealer  Nesliiu, Joseph A. Ainswouth, miner  Priilt, Fred, Koolenay River, ruiieher  I 'lull, George, Muryville, miner  Plalsunci!, Harve.v W, Kuslo. carpenter  Pi'i.sciil. Thomas W, Kaslo, miner  I'yc. William. ICaslo, niiner  I'yer, William, Kuslo. miner  Perkins. Walter (I, Nelson, carpenter  Pulton, John Henry, Hcvi-lslokc. carpenler  Holier. John, Kaslo, miner  Roberts. John, New Denver, miner  Rowse. William Henry, Ivaslo, miner  KobiTIs, William, Kuslo, hotelkeeper  Hoili.'i'iek, Thoinus, Kaslo, miner  Rowse, Thomas. ICaslo, miner  Rogers, Thoinus Henry, Nelson, clergyman  Roche. Ivliuiiiiil llnrkc. Ainsworth. miner  Hiilisnu, Holtcrl. Hcvclslnke, boarding house  Hedpath. Olivci-, I'cvcist ike, miner  Rogers, John M, Kaslo.,eii..loins  Sinilh, KM A. Kuslo. butcher  Slevi-nson, Isuiiih, A in. won h, lumberman  Shaw, 'Minimis, Ainsworlh, minor  Sloan, Williiim I'on colts, Kootenay River, nindior  Spencer, Siliis, Nelson, miner  Sitrolle, Noel, Nelson, bonding house keeper  Sbunnon, John, Fort Shelipurd. bilker  Stewart, William S. Ka-lo, miner  Suutlc son. James. ICii'-lo, miner  Smltli, Alexander P, Kuslo. carpenter  Skcilii'glou, .lo.-cph. ICaslo, miner  ���Slot hers, .lohn, Kuslo. mechanic  Sexton. Jerry, New Donvor, laborer  Slitllbrtl, George, New Denver, miner  Simpson, Williiim, Hear Lake, laborer  Shellon, Henry T, Kuslo, merchant,  Sproal, Thoinus Alexander, Hcvclslnke, postmaster  Hinder. Williiim, lllci-illewacl, foreman C.I'.R  Sutton, Albert 10, Glacier, hotelkeeper  Shepherd, Kdniuntl Charles, Nelson, engineer  Tnrgiat, A. II, Kusltvelurk  Todd, l.angloii, W, New Denver, architect.  Tennesson, Kd, New Denver, bridge carpenler  Turley, Jainc--, Hig Hcnd, minor  Vnn lludtlcn. Iloriniinn, Sprout's Landing, miner  Vernon, I-'. Allan.  ICaslo, voterniiry surgeon  Vyc, Alfred. Revelstoke, machinist  Wilson, Arthur M, ICaslo, minor  Whiteley. A. M. Kaslo, gentleman  Wright, John. Kaslo, miner  Weir, D. J. Kuslo. miner  While, Koberl, ICaslo. waller  Williams, Charles Wynian, Kuslo, miner  Wurle, John, New Denver, blacksmith  Williams. Klins S, Three Forks, miner  Wilson, George Kd. Three Forks, miner  Woods, James, Three Forks, linker  Walton, li. M, ICaslo, mechanic  Wood, Charles A, Iviislo, miner  Wilson, Samuel John, Kuslo, miner  Williamson, ('harlos A. Nelson, none  Whiteside. George. Nelson, builder  Whittier, John Alexander. Nelson, minor  Woodrow, James Isidore, Revelstoke, builder  Wells, Richmond W, Kaslo. carpenter  Whyio.-Stepheu John, Revel stoke, engineer  LIST OK NA.Ml.S OK l'l_l<_0_._ llltOI'I'KIl l-'HOM AI'I'I.IOA"  CATKINH TO MI. PLACED ON TIIK KKtIISTKU O!���* VOTKU.S  -OH Till-: WEST KOOTKNAY l_l.l-:CI'OKAI. OIS'I'KICT IIK-  KOHB Till-: CO.MIXt:   I.STtl   l-"OI.('l" Ol-'   THE  LKOISLATIVK  i:i.i-:utoijati-:_ a.m. i.i.i.rj'rro.v act, 1S!)I.  ilrown, Thomas, Nelson, miner  Hoytl, James, Nelstin, minor  Cowan, William Allen, Three Forks, minor  Cameron. James, Kootenay Kivor, miner  Forbes, Duncan S. ICaslo. miner  Foster, Arthur P, Kootonay Kiver, engineer  Joss, John, New Denver, logger  Keys, C. P, Three Forks, engineer  JVIcClusky, John, ICaslo, miner  McCartney. John. ICaslo. miner  McLeod, Angus, Three Forks, miner  McComles, Alexander, Three Forks, civil engineer  McPhee, Allen, New 1'Jcn ver, blacksmith."  McLean, Kichard, Waneta, lumberman  Noel, Cclestin, Pilot Hay, curp-iiler  Strilland, Anthony. Kuslo, miner  Sutton, K. I., Kaslo. miner  St. Cyr, Louis IT, Pilot Hay. miner  Savurd, Dcdime, Nelson, ilroinun  Saunders, William. New Denver, tcuiiister  Thompson, James 'Henry,-Three Forks, minor  Traces. Kdmund Cornelius. Kelson, butcher  Taylor,'Joseph. Waneta, miner  Ward, Kdward C, ICaslo, ininer  NEW   DENVER   NEWS.  Nkw DI'.nvkh, .May 7bli.  Hunter <fc McKinnon move into their  new store torlay. -,-.'.'Ctiptain Estabrooks  has begun work on liis residence on ".Fifth'  street. Wallace & McLean have the con-  ti'ttct. . \\r. 11. Brandon is busy completing his house on.Fifth street. . Tom  Avison is laying the .foundations for a  building, 21 by o() feet, on Sixth street.  ��� ".. Surveyor Twigg is clearing a lot on  Seventh street, on which he means to build  an office at once. . A contract has been  let for a 12-foot planked bridge across  Carpen tei"' creek, at Union street. ..  Work on the government bridge at the  box canyon on Carpenter creek is proceeding slowly. . The wagon road to Three  Forks i.s in very IjjuI shape. The government agent, so it is reported, litis been instructed to proeeed to New Den ve)-at once  a.nrl investigate its requirements.  Everything is -very quiet on the railroad  grade. The bridge gang litis decamped to  'Nakusp. to -start- deck-work on the trestles  along the  road as tracklaying  proceeds.  . Mann Brothers have secured a contract to put. the .roadbed between New  Denver anrl Three Forks to rights. . N.  F. JMcNaught expects to have a thousand  tons of ore at Silverton before the railway  reaches the heatlof the lake. Me will  have to get a-move on. . Work will be  begun on the Heid 6c Robertson group as  soon as the.snow permits. .1. A. Finch is  expected'in within a few days. . Byron  N. White paid a-flying visit to New Denver yesterday. He.said nothing about hi.s  interest in the proposed .smelter tit Kaslo.  The weather litis been exceptionally cold,  lately. Four inches'of snow fell tit Wtit-  son on Thursday. On Friday it.snowed at  Three Forks, but the snow-did not lit;. .  C. A. Lti'weii, agent for the Inland Construction it Development Company's,  townsites, after having had'a big "row"  with D. MeOillivray, departed for the  coast. He expects, to be back again  shortly. . Since D. MeCillivtay cm me in  the railroad litis beeu paying off to some  extent, at least. . The royal commission  has drained West lvootenay of the magnates of the I. C. Co.  Two Opinions.  Spokane Heview: "If men  are idle in Ihe r '11*11 r  d'Alencs, il is because Ihey  will not work in these  times of depressed prices  for Ies.* wii^es I linn Ihey  wore paid when silver was  up lo .1 and .. I.'-'O an ounce.  Wallace Miner: "The rid-  it-iilou- .tutcmcnl repeatedly made by I he Spokane  Kcview thai *|IK. mini could  obtain ciiiyloymciil. in the  Cietir d'Alencs ha- been the  cull-c nf in lj ill coiiiiiiciil un-  .aviiruhlc   to    thai    paper.  Tin.'   Ki'eul   ore    bodies   of i which indicate-Ki'ns. iKuor-  thiil- section could einoloy  UK.) men und pay thein  from ?:_ lo S.'l per tiny, bul  they citii uot einoloy lii'l  ul i'A.ftlI pertliiy. Tin; itutle  miners' union is alone re--  poll, ihlc for the hard times  now MiU'crcd by the people  of the Oi'iir d'Alencs. and  indirectly by all the people  of this section. In its mad  (1 l_C111 UK'uinst the iiiipos.ihle  it bus caused tabor to lo-e  millions without one compensating cent. Tin: strike  I here for impo-.sihle wut,'cs  lias hardly a purallcl for  stiibboriincss or folly. It is  ubsolutcly destitute of rca-  -011."  unci- of I he  sit nut ion   or  a  willful   perversion   of    the  facts in I hi- c,isi.\    Kven the  reduced    vvn^cs    siic^cstcd  by that   paper would result  in but a  few mines start iiiK  up limn  are already in op.  oral ion, 110 ,-i lily I he'll 11 nl cr  und ."VI��� ��i*tjiii(_r mines at .Million and une ur two  others.  Kven in that,  (-use il   is   believed thai there isun ubiin-  diiin-e of  men  ul........ bi'P-  lo lllt-Cl I III! coillillKl.'liey.  The Heview should iil-m remember tlini probably bill  a very small pro|iortiou of  the commonweal army of  Spokane un; miners, coiisc-  Hiicnl ly   Ihey   would   he  nf  : little use "in tin: Cn-iir  d'Alencs.  Thai journal will  : have tn lind nt her sources  of einployineni for its army  nl* uncinplnyi'd."  A Base Ball  Club Organized.  Nelson hits a base ball clttb, and it will  have ti name after the 'JlLli inslanl. Al  present Ceorge Arthur Bigelow is its  president, .lohn KllioL its vice-president,  and I'). V. Brown its secretary-treasurer.  The first nine is now made up of E. Y.  Brown (captain).  Kli Sinilh.  John   Klliot.  A. H. Martin.  .1. Neelands. C. II.   Ink.  W.  B. .Muir. H. Ashcrofl. and Jasper I'liair.  but it is likely lo be elmngeil without  notice, as it was worsted in today's game  bv t he "second" nine.  NOT   INDEBTED   TO   A   GOVERNMENT  That   Kas   Done   Its   Best   to   Divert   Traffic  Northward.  The people of the Kootenay Lake towns  are beginning to realize  that they are indebted to the Davie government  for the  present stagnation of business and depression in   real estate values.   They are also  beginning  to  realize that  they need   not  expect any chage of policy if Mr.   Davie  is returned to power. They are'awakening  to the fact that the close political friends  of Mi-. Davie are men whose interests are  best- served if   the traffic   and   trade   of  southern Kootenay is diverted northward  --or   away  from  Kaslo, Ainsworth,  and  Nelson.    In fact, rlid not; Mr. Davie say to  the Kaslo delegation that waited on him  in regard to the  Kaslo 6c Slocan  railway,  that  his government, whether wisely or  not. would rlo till  in  its  power to divert  the traffic of  the Slocan   country  to  the  main   line of  the  Canadian   Pacific?   In  olher  words, Mr.   Davie favored  forcing  traffic from a natural channel   to an   unnatural one.  The result of this policy is now being  felt by every man who has invested money  in real estate, in mercantile enterprises,  and in .steamboats in southern Kootenay.  Ileal estate is unsaleable, merchants tire  doing little business, and steamboats are  not paying expenses. And, mark the  prediction, this condition of affairs will  continue as long a.s the government of  British Columbia i.s in the hand.-of men  wltose sole aim appears to be to allow a  few favorites to fatten at the expense  of the public.  Kootenay as a Sanitarium.  The climate of East and West Kootenay  is most salubrious. Neither the prostrating, heats and ��� destructive cyclones nor  the Arctic .frosts and-deadly blizzards  of the western states are known. The  consumption"breeding fogs and countless  insect pests that swarm in other hinds tire  strangers to Kootenay. The warmest;  days in summer .'ire ,modified by soft  winds, laden with sweet /'odor of wild  flowers antl the invigoratiugaromti of the  fir, the cedar, the hemlock, and the pine;  while the nights are seasons of transcendent loveliness, rendered so-"by the gentle  mountain breezes thttt waft heal ill anil  vigor to the sleeper, in May and June  occasional thunderstorms cool the ttir and  freshen the face of nature. The winters, ,  witli- tlie exception of a few days, tire  ���spring like, the snow only remaining three  short months except at great altitudes.  Malarious fever and pulmonary, consumption are exceedingly rare, and are usually  imported cases, while smallpox, measles,  and other kindred diseases are shorn of  their terrors by the purity of the atmosphere. Scrofula.salt rheum, catarrh, and  similar inherited, taints of the blood are.'  in tt few. years, almost entirely eradicated  from the system by the healing properties'  of Kootenay's matchless climate. Kootenay may be justly "called-''Canada's -.sanitarium.'.'   Not the Whole Truth. ���  Sonic people predict a revolution in about WOO between  Hritish Columbian old timers" dccendeiits. ICnclishmcn  ami their tlccendeiils. as against eastern Canadians anil  their dccendeiits. The feeling .it present is very bitter.  At the polls the old provincials vote solid for their representatives, while eastern Canada is almost -.united against  an !.nglish candidate. At the capital the national feeling; is most intense. Native Hritish Columbians are  dubbed by Canadians as "Siwashes" and "inossbacks."  while long-sull'ering Canadians are styled by .englishmen  as "Canny Canucks." and by Hrilish Columbians us  "North American Chinamen." -Two years ago justice  Iirake of the Hrilish Coluinbiasupremc court, at 11 public  dinner, delivered himself of that now famous remark:  "I have yet to meet a Canadian gentleman." Xo,doubt  the expression was made use of thoughtlessly, but it was  said at the time 10 voice the sentiment, of the Knglish in  Hrilish Columbia, and is like the proverbial. red rag in  the present-.trained national relations. In the coining  I'lcclinns for tlie local legislature Knglish candidates are  lo a great extent pitted again.-! Canadian candidates.  The above appears in the Winnipeg  Free Press as a telegram from Vancouver.  It is not the whole truth, forin this part  of Hritish Columbia the Canadian Iamb  and ' the 'Knglish lion dwell together in  peace and unity: loving .each other so  dearly that the'stranger within our gates  is Ictl to believe that the gentle little lamb  "bosses" the roaring big lion. However,  this apparent peace and unity may only  be a blind to catch votes for the Davie  government candidate on elect ion da v.  Shirking Their Liabilities.  It seems that lhe insurance companies  thai had policies in force on buildings destroyed by the lire at Kaslo are raising  quibbles, in order lo evade payment- of  lo-x'.s. I'liviiiiint of the Ins-, on the l.nrke  bank building has been refused, on the  ground that the insurance company did  not consent to the ns-ignmciil made by  Burke. The payment of the loss on the  Buchanan tV Dawes block is also refused.  The refusal being on I lie ground that the..-  buildiiig stood on lots lliat wy.<r I'.'.vi"owned  by Buchanan A: I h___-"es, riiey only having  an agrci::,v..*..'['���'o'f sale for the lots. The  facts are. that Buchanan A: Dawes had  paid half the purchase price of tin-  lots. Ihe remainder being payable under the terms of an agreement. Insurance companies are proverbia lly tricky  iiml no property owner should pay a cent,  iu premiums until satisfied that the conditions of the policy can not be evaded  by quibbles.  Bai'KtiininK for a Controlling: Interest.  The Spokane Heview says a con I rolling  interest in the Noble Kive group of mines,  in I he Slocan 'list rid. is being negotiated  with tin eastern syndicate, t he price being  reported tit $.",(;().()()(). The group is one of  the best known in Slocan district, having  already shipped 1(10 Ions of ore. which, it  is claimed, yielded \~>U ounces silver and  (i!) per cent iem I per ton. There i�� 70(1 feet  of tunnel on Ihe properly. The width of  the veins vary from -'. lo 7 feel, although  in one place it is much wilier, as iu au upraise '.Meet  of solid ore was encountered.  &_H&  feV!  f-_-?&4��  Kwe'i.WB-'tl  _?_��!JVK__!__  ill^&$5?^^  ���-���A_-v_M  ���As V>.va;  ^I'J*-'^  ,1  ���_4_��-7'  f-'-i'.'- "  *f* .*-���'���_  ���iJft'"' "'*___  *\,'.'i   -��y_ THE  TRIBUNE:   NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY,   MAV   12,   1894.  PUBLISHERS' NOTICE.  THE TRIBCNK is published on Saturdays, by John  Houston & Co., and will bo mailed to subscribers  on payment of ONE Iioi.i.ah a year. N'o sub-criplion  taken" for less than a year. ,  ItKGULAR ADVKl.TISK.UKNTS printed at the following rates: tine inch. *._ii a year; two inches,  S(>0 a vear; three inelies sjj| -, year; four inches  S!H! a vein-; live inches, ��10.'i a year: six inelies and  over, iit the rate of SI..VI nn inch per month.  TRANSIENT ADVKf.'Tl.SKMKNTS "JO cenls a line for  tir.sl insert ion ant! II) cents a line for each additional  insertion.    Hirth,   marriage, and death  notices tree.  LOCAL OU RKADINd MATTKU N( .TICKS 2ft cents 11  line eacli insert ion. .       .  JOB PKINTINO at fair rates. All aecoiinls tor job  printing and adverti-ing payable on the lirst ot  everv month; subscription, in advance.  ADDRI'.'S-S all communications 1.0  TIIK TIM HUNK. Nelson. H. C.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  D,  1_aI.AU.  M.D.���Physician mill .Surgeon.    Rooms 'A  and  I   Houston  block.  Nelson.   Telephone  12.  LU. HARRISON, H. A.���Harrisier and Attorney at,  ��� Law (of lhe province of New I'runswick). Conveyancer, Nolurv Public, Commis-ioner fin-taking Atlidavits  for use in the Courts of liritish Columbia, ete. Oilices���  "Ward street, between linker unit Vernon, Nelson, H.C.  ��he (ErUmnc*  SATURDAY MORNING.  ..MAV 12, isai  For Member of the Legislative Assembly for the South  Ititling of West lvootenay District,  JOHN   FREDERICK   HUME.  PLATFORM  OF   PRINCIPLES.  adoi'Ti.i. hy mci.i.<i.vr.:s i.\* convention on tiik 11th  til-* Al'lilL, 181)1.  Whereas, the men that upbuiltlhe Dominion of Canada  were not of one nativity, and if a healthy patriotic  sentiment in to pro.ai., antl only hy lhe growth ol  such a.sentiment can Canada take a place among hng-  lish-speaking nations, tlie respousibililies of government  must be entrustctl to men of known capacity, ami not to  men who by accident of birth imagine themselves rulers  by Divine right. Therefore, be il resolved-  First. That we hold a.s reprehensible the practice or  appointing non-residents lo ollicial positions in interior  district:", and we maintain that all oilices, where practicable, should be tilled by residents ol' the district wherein  the oliicial performs duty.  Second. Special antl private legislation not only consumes too groat a partot tho tiiiiuliiat_>hould be dcvoled  to the consideration of public measures, but it leads to  practices that lend to lessen confidence in the integrity  of the legislative assembly, and through it an insidious  poison-'is' disseminated that in lime will lind ils way  throughout the whole organ ism of the hotly politic;  therefore?* we favor the enactment of general laws that  will reduce to a "minimum special legislation and tlo  away* with private legislation altogether.  Third. The interests of tlie province wore not  safe-guarded in the agreement between thegovernment  and tlie Nakusp & biocan Railway Conipany, and the  policy of the government in pledging the credit of the  Iirovince, in order that speculative companies may prolit  thereby, is to be condemned.:.  Fourth. Aftir making provision for the payment'of  the running expenses of tho government, expenditures  should be confined solely to tho building and betterment  of wagon roads and other works that arc for the free use  and benefit of the public-al.-largo, leaving to private enterprise the construction and operation of railways and  ail other undertakings for the use of which the public  arc required to pay.  Fifth. The speedy adjustment of tho differences between the province and the'Dominion,, to the end thai  the land.-within the railway belt along the Canadian'  JJacilic railway be thrown open to,settlement under tlie  land laws of the province; the amendment of the Land  Act so that it will be an Equitable'contract between  the province and the settler, eliminating all discretionary  powers of-the chief commissioner of lands and works;  also amending it so as to permit the outright purchase of  small tracts in all unsurveyed-'mountainous districts.  ���sixth. The timber lands of tlie province should be  held in trust for the future needs of its people, and nol.  handed over, under long leases, to speculative mill owners as a saleable asset.  Seventh. The development, "of the mining industry  should not he hampered by legislation 'that makes the  procurement of title to surface rights impossible: that  levies unequal taxation on working miners; antl that  makes il difficult to compel tlclinipicnt co-owners to pay  their share of assessment, work: therefore, we favor the  repeal of sections S and 15a of the Mineral Act. and a  revision of the sections relating to mining partnerships.  Kighth. The passage of an act, whereby water rights  for any specific'purpose .may be obtained us readily as  such rights arc now obtained for mining purposes under  the provisions of the Mineral Act.  Ninth. Tho cstablishinoi.l of a land registry for ICootcnay district.  Tenth. The holding in lvootenay district of terms ot  the coiuitv court at short intervals: extending the  power to issue capias to registrars of county courts in  districts in which tliere arc no resident judges; and the  passage of an ad that will allow lhe collection of small  debts in courts composed of justices of the peace.  Klovonth. The extortions to which laborers on railway  construction anil other works are compelled to .submit,  through lhe issuance of lime-cheeks, is alike discredit-,  able to the men who prolit. by such practices antl to the  government that makes no ell'ort to render such practices  impossible. The issuance of non-negotiable time-cheeks  ���should be made a punishable offence, and the issuance of  negotiable time-checks should only be allowable under a  law that would safeguard the rights of the party to whom  they are issued.  Twelfth. Contractors and sub-contractors on railways  should have a means of getting speedy redress from unjust classification and unfair measurement of work by  the appointment of an ollicial arbitrator who shall be  a practical engineer.  Thirteenth. The government is to be -condemned for  the passage of a redistribution act that is not uniform in  ils provisions, and by wliich representation is neither  based on population, voting strength, nor contributed  revenue.   Resolved, that the government is to be blamed for  keeping in oflice in West lvootenay a gold commissioner  who is not competent to perform the unties of the ollice.  Resolved, that the attention of the government is  called to lhe necessity of liavingpnid constables stationed  at points on tlie International boundary line like Rykert \s antl Waneta.  Resolved, that it is of the utmost importance that trails  and wagon roads lie built to connect all mining camps in  AVest lvootenay with transportation roulcs that arc open  the year round.  Resolved, that the nominee of this convention be required to plcdgehimself to tlo his utmost lo carry out the  views expressed in the resolutions adopt ctl by this convention, antl that each delegate to this convention make  every ell'ort to secure the election of the nominee of the  convention.  Resolved, that the lands embraced, wiihin railway  grants should be immediately surveyed, iu order that  they be open lo settlement.  Resolved.-that the people living in the valley of lvootenay river between the lake anil the International boo miliary line and those living iu I-'ire Valley on Ihe west side  of f.ower Arrow lake are justly entitled lo until facilities,  and that wo deem it a duty to urge that post oilices be  . established at liykert's custom-house antl al a central  point iu Fire Valley.  To T  KlIflTI  cepl- tl  si-mbly  vent ioi  will us.  the Ida  to be- it:  ment.  co;;.'"'''  K.  F.  .1. A.  LETTER   OF   ACCEPTANCE.  Nki.sii.v, April I7l.li, IS'll.  in: CiiAiii.M.vN a xi 1 Si:ri:iT.wtv or Tin: Soitii  xav Cii.vvkntiiix - (fenlleinen : I herewith 111-  u-iioininiilion for member of the legislative as-  tendered me by the delegates assembled in con-  1 11! Nelson on the llth instant; and if elect ctl I  !. my best .endeavors to carrynnl Ihe. principles of  tfor'in adopted by the convention, believing them  1 the interest of all those who favor good govern-  Thanking you and the delegates for the honor  ctl. I am respectfully yours,  ,). FRKD. It I'M K.  (lllKKN, l.sq.. clwii'-lllllll.  Tl'ltNEU, secretin'},.  DICTATED   FROM   VICTORIA.  Tlie inlollitfont" voter needs only compare Llie platform adopted by the convention that nominated ���). Fre.tl Hume with  the one adopted by the caucus that nominated George Owen Buchanan, in order  to determine the 11101 itsol' lhe two parties  seeking power in southern Kootenay.  The oiie distinctly states iu plain words  what Mr. Hume is expected to make an  effort to secure; the other leaves everything to the government which Mr. Buchanan pledges himself to support through  thick and thin. Mr. Buchanan, if elected,  will help carry out the peculiar views ol" a  peculiar government. Mr. Hume, if  elected, will attempt to carry out the  views of the people who elect him. The  .nomination of the one  was dictated from  Victoria, and, perforce, if elected, he must  obey his'masters: the other secured his  nomination from the electors of the riding, anrl he will acknowledge no masters  other than the people amongst whom he  lives. .Mr. Buchanan will, perhaps, explain the beauties of tho caucus system on  the stump; but he will have a hard time  explaining away tin-fact that he is not  the choice of thegovernment party iu the  south ritling. however much he may be  the choice of Theodore Davie and the  Vancouver World.  ARE   TOO   COCKSURE,  The adherents of the government lake  it for granted that Mr. Davie tintl Mr.  Vernon and Mr. Turner and lieuleitant-  colonel Bilker will be returned tit tlie'com-  ing election, aud along with them a majority of the legislative assembly. They  also declare that the Opposition, even if  returned in lhe majority, are incapable of  carrying on a government. The adherents of the government are junta trifle too  cocksure, and when cornered admit that  {.he only man in lheir party with any  brains lo speak of is .Mr. Davie. They  admit that Mr. Vernon has no ability.antl  that the lands and works department  runs itself: they admit that Mr. Turner is  tt nice sort of man, but without either  brains or force; they admit that lieutenant-colonel Baker is an impracticable visionary anrl a source of weakness to the  government. Vet, while making the  above admissions, they claim that the  Opposition leaders arc weaker still. Well,  perhaps they are: but Beaven anrl Cotton  and Semlin and Sword will size.up':pretty  evenly with Davie and Vernon and Turner  and Baker, either in points of ability or  integrity or knowledge of the province.  And when the ballots are counted, it will  be found that three Opposition members  are returned from Victoria, one from  Nanaimo, two from Nanaimo .district,  two from .Vancouver, one from New  Westiniuter, four from Westminster  district, one from Vale, one from  Lillooet, and two from Kootenay, and  independent men from half adozen other  districts." The next government will be  made up of Opposition "incapables,"  without a doubt; and, more, if it goes  out of power a royal commission will not  hold a post-mortem examination on its remains.    CAN   HE   BE   TRUSTED?  The nominees of the two parties iu the  south riding of West Kootenay are personally known to half the electors in the  riding, 'and the other half know them by  repute. Before receiving the .-.nomination,  .J" Fred Hume, the nominee of the Opposition, rlid not preach temperance from the  housetops, nor was he ti frequenter of  saloons, lie was "sociable" when occasion  required antl drank when he "felt like it."  This he did openly.' lie has not changed  his habits or hi.s principles since receiving  the nomination, and i.s not likely to tlo  so. The nominee of the government.  George Owen Buchanan, was an apostle  of temperance before announcing his candidacy; he even went as far as to intimate  that.he disliked to sell .lumber to .-parties  whom he knew would use it in erecting  .buildings.in which liquor'would be sold.  He was a man who would neither buy,  sell, nor drink an "intoxicating draught."  Although differing with him. men respected him for the faith which he professed and lived up to. But since  receiving the nomination he has shown a  willingness to wink at and even goes as  far as to toy with the "evil" that he once  so strongly condemned. Js a man who  is willing to recant lite-long principles in  order to secure election to office to be  trusted, should he gain au election?-  A    LOPSIDED   GOVERNMENT.  in one breath the adherents of the Davie  government say that it is progressive anrl  has always shown au eagerness to  help on the development of interior districts like West Kootenay. and in the  next breath assert, that, unless government supporters are returned, the chances  of our being freed from the disadvantages  under whicli we labor are small. Do they  mean that the Opposition and its candidates know nothing of the requirements  of the district; that the four hundred  and odd electors who took part in the  nomination of Fred Hume know less, collectively, than the twenty-odd electors  who nominated G. (). Buchanan? If they  do not mean this, then they can only mean  that the Davie government is lopsided;  und if lopsided it can not be cither fair or  progressi ve.    Tiik people of Kaslo and Sew Denver  should take kindly to a government that  litis done and is doingits utmost to render  valueless their property interests. The  building of the Nakusp t\_ Slocan railway  with money supplied by the province litis  made the building of the Ktislo __ Slocan  railway by private capital improbable.  The government, by its action, said that  the owners of the townsite of Nakusp  wave better entitled to make 11 cleanup  than wove the owners of the townsite of  Kaslo. To the people of New Denver Ihe  government has said: Vou are entitled  to no consideration whatever, if your in  terests conflict with those of the men who  have acquired townsites tit the mouth of  Wilson creek nnd at the forks of Carpenter creek. Somehow, the men who  'own the "townsite' of Nakusp bear the  same names tis those who own the town-  sites at Wilson creek and tit the forks of  Carpenter creek.  No Dorii'f. the people of West Kootenay will take kindly to the candidates  that are favored by the Vancouver World,  ti newspaper that fought the best interests of the district for years---or up to the  time that it was subsidized by a gift of  town lots in ti iew boom towns.  JriHiicOAHTKR unseated and disqualified  both Fox and .Murphy in the St. Johns,  Newfoundland election case.  Tiik Minkr made an effort last week to  encircle captain Fitzstubbs with a glamour  of sympathy. It pronounces him an Eng-  lishman anil every inch a man. It will not  be disputed that he is an Englishman; but  many of the '���rough, strong boys" of the  mining camps in West Kootenay will  question the manliness of tiny man who  deprives laboring men of their wages and  merchants of tlie price of goods sold a-nd  delivered, as they will question the manlinesss of the man who will not demand an  investigation of charges that reflect on  his honor as a man anrl his integrity as an  official.        '   Remedy Better Than Cure.  A well-known local druggist says: "Most  people like a, little whisky and 1 don't  make many exceptions. I had one queer  customer, but 1 never gave him away.  He was a minister in high standing, anrl  almost fanatical prohibitionist."'He would  buy a quart bottle of whisky about every  ten days from me and always had it put  in a. peculiar bottle of his own. Ostensibly lie bought it for lung troubles, as lie  coughed occasionally. To the whisky I  always had to add 10 cents'worth of rock  candy, 5 cents worth of glycerine, and a  little quinine, but not enough of the  latter to make it bitter, and after awhile  'I omitted the quinine. Well, whisky,  glycerine, and sugar is an imaginary  remedy for colds, but it is a powerful  good drink. My reverend friend's lung  troubles continued for years. He is still  afflicted, and stilltakes the same remedy.  Otherwise he is a man in perfect health,  anrl   his lung trouble will never kill him."  VOTERS"   LIST.  Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with Sections 7 and S of the "Legislative Flectorates and Flections Act,  18.H.'' I have ma.de and on the 1th day of  May, .18.J-1, concluded the distribution of  names of persons on the closed register  for the West Kootenay Electoral district,  as also the distribution'of the names of  persons who niarle application to be registered before-becoming in to force of the  aforesaid Act, as shown on the appended  lists. N. F1TZ.STUI.1..S,  Distributing collector.  I>1STI'!HI*TII>.\* Ol-'  NA.ME.S OK 1'I.HSO.V.S KUO.M Til K UI.OS-.I-  . I*Ki: 1STi:i:    OK    VOTEHS     KOI.     TIIK    WKST    KOOTKNAV  I.I.KOTIII',.1) 1IISTKICT INTO  TIIK SOl'TII   UIIIINII,   WKST  KOOTKNAY   EI.El." rOI'..l. DISTRICT.  A libs, Alfred Cooper. ICaslo, attorney  Adams, Mielniol 1'. New Denver, miner  Adie Krai. Fort ' .Sheppard. hotelkeeper  Aikenheatl. Alex D, Xelson, clerk  Aitken. (loorgo Henry. Kuslo, druggist  Altlous, N'elson W, Kuslo. salesman  .-Villous, Herbert, Kaslo, accountant  Alexander. Lorcnsio, Kaslo. iniiifr.  Allen. Alfred C, Three Forks, minor  Allen, Tliorbnrn. N'elson, bookkeeper  Anderson, Joseph, Kootenay river, rancher  Anderson. Jumes, Nelson, purser  Anderson. Arthur H, Iviislo, broker  Anderson, .lames A. New Denver, miner  Anderson. William. Three Forks, minor  Angrignon. Palina. Xew Denver, miner  Applowaito, Kdward. Nelson, real eslate  Archer. Frederick I_. Kuslo, merchant  A roller, Walter C. New Denver, real estate  Ardeil. Thomas, New Denver, minor  Ariiiit, Louis Napier, New Denver, real estate  Arnold. Charles Linn. Watson, miner  Arthur. Kdward C. Nelson, physician  Ash, John l!o\vo. New Denver, carpenter  Ashby, Hugh Gibson. Kuslo, agent  A.sselin, Arthur, Nelson, niiner  Atchison, George, Nelson, miner  Atherlon, Kdwin Robinson. Watson, merchant  Aylwin. Henry, New Denver, clerk  Aiywin, Thomas, .lolin. New Denver, hotelkeeper  Aylwin. Charles, New Denver, hotelkeeper  Haillie, William. Ivaslo, railway agent  llaillie. James, Kaslo. butcher  linker. John Jacob, Ainswortli. minor  Bam bury, William H, NeNon, carpenter  Barrett. Thomas, Nelson, miner  Barrett, Alfred. Nelson, butcher  Burlletl, t.ioorge William. Lardo. hotelkeeper  Baxcndale, Richard. Nelson, miner  Heale, Kdward W, Hnlfoiir. postmaster  Henley. Hubert John. Nelson, land agent  lleallie, Fi.inei., Kaslo. hotelkeeper  Benton, Alexander J. New Denver, miner  Beattie. James, Nelson, leainsti-r  Reek, Harry I), Fort Sheppard, carpenter  Becker. Kilwaril, Kaslo. minor  Bell. James K. ICaslo, dairyman  Bell. James. Kuslo, miner  Hell, John. Kaslo, miner  Bell, John, Nelson, lumberman  liellan, Joseph, Three Forks, minor  Bcii/dc, Sauiiiel, Kaslo, iniuer  Berrv. Thomas, Nelson, lumlit-riniin  Bigelow, (ii.-orge A, Nelson, trailer  Mirk.. David D, Nelson.,minister  Mlaek. .Iiiiin, New Denver, carpenter  Hlac!.. -lames N, New Denver, miner  lilack, David, Kaslo, minor  Mliinchard, Joseph, I'ilol May, holelkeeper  lllanehard, James .m, I'ilot Bay, fanner  .  l-lniichnril. Charles. Nelson, painter  lilaiidy. A I'oyulz. Duncan City, miner  lllandy. John Carne, Duncan Cily, laborer  Bluudell, Iticliiiril, Nelson, minor  Bogle, David H, New Denver, journalist.  Itonson. Koberl  Forrest, Now   Denver, bridge carpenter  Bonsnn. James A, Now Den ver, bridge carpenler  Bourke, James, Fori Sheppartl, "Miner  Ifowos, James, Silverton, hotelkeeper  Howes, Joseph II, N'elson, barrister  Howen, Bapl.ieo, Argenta, miner  liovd, John (.'. New Denver, clerk  Brandon. William 11, New Denver, miner  Bromiier, David, Kaslo, miner  Itrown, Kdward V, Nelson, bank clerk  Brown, Colin (_, Nelson, clerk  Brown, James, New Denver, pack train owner  Briiwnrigg. John XV. Watson, trailer  Bruce, Ceorge A, Three Forks, teamster  Hi'iifc. Samuel, Ivaslo, carpenter  Miichanan. Arthur Hamilton.-Nelson, bank manager  Buchanan. James Ketehiun. Nelson, sleaiiiboaliuan  Buchanan, .lames, New llenver. carpenter  Miichanan. (IcorgeO, Kaslo. I beriiian  Muoke. .Maurice Andrews, ICaslii, mining engineer  Bucko. Horace Wnlpnle. ICaslo,genlleiimn  Hunker. Alfred, Nel.-nn, miner  Hiiriii'tl, .lame--, ICaslo. contractor  l.tirnyeiil, Archibald <!. Nelson, clerk  Burlon, Albert I-;, New Denver, miner  Busk. Charles West ley. Ilall'oiir. civil engineer  Buller. Froileriel;, Three Forks, packer  livers, I (-1 milt tin. Kaslo, merchant  ciililwoll, Jiimes Thomson, Three Forks, miner  Caldwell, John, Kaslo, miner  Ciillnin, Kiigenc, Nelson, miner  Cameron. Alfred, Kaslo, drayman  Cameron. Kwen A, Kaslo, contractor  Cameron, llarvoy Alexander, Kaslo, drayman  Cameron, Join1, Kaslo, miner  Cameron, Donald S, Ivaslo, team, ter  Cameron, .lames I', New Denver, miner  Cameron, James C, New Dee ver, logger  Campbell, Malcolm J, Kaslo, miner  Carney, Augustus, Kaslo, miner  Carpenler. lOric Conway. Three Forks, hotelkeeper  Carringlon, William. Kaslo, millwright  Car.scatldeu, John, Ivaslo, (canister  Carson, Thomas L, Kaslo, holelkeeper  Casselman, Judnoii, Kaslo, clerk  Cay/.er. Thomas I!, Ivaslo, farmer  Chandler, Frederick 0, Ncl-ou, surveyor  Challerlou, Thomas. Kaslo. carpenter  Chipnian, Joseph Howe, Nelson, miner  Chisholm; Joseph, Ivaslo, painter  Chisholm, James, Ivaslo, merchant;        -.-... <  Chisholni, Archie. Three Forks, niiner  Chisholm, Alexander. ICaslo, carpenter  Clair, Thomas, New Denver, miner  Clair, Martin. New Denver, minor  Clancy, Charles. Kaslo. miner  Clark, David, I'ilol. Hay. holelkeeper  Clark. William Harry,'I'hree Forks, prospector  Clemeiils, Austin Henry, Nelson, hotelkeoper  (.lenient. William H. Sloean City, rancher  Cockle, Joseph William, Ivaslo, boat builder  Cockle, lieginaltl Arthur, Kaslo, boat builder  Cody,.Ilenry 1!, Ainsworth. niiner  Collin. Thomas Augustus. Nelson, minor-.'  Collison, John.-Three Forks, minor  Condon, Martin E. Kaslo, cook  Cormier, .Stanley, ICaslo, miner.  Crane. Wihnot Albert,'Three Forks, miner  Crawford. William Henry. New Denver, laborer  Croasdaile, Henry Kdward, Nelson, commercial manager  Crook. Arllnir. Kaslo, linislier  Crowe, Klbridgo, Nelson, .minister  Crynii, .Michael. New Denver, niiner  Ciimming Hubert. Three Forks, niiner  Currie, James I-I, New Denver, clerk '  Dalpe, Aldric. Nelson, miner  Darke, Silas Kobert, Now Denver, contractor  Davies, Thomas J, Kootenay liiver, rancher.  Davidson, William, Three Forks, miner  Davys, Montague Stanley. Nelson, engineer  Dawson, James. Nelson, hotelkeeper  Dawson, Thomas, Nelson, niiner'  Deacon, James A, Kaslo, blacksmith  lie la Ilaye. Charles, Three Forks, master mariner  Dolanoy, -lames. Now Denver, hotelkeeper  Delaney, John. New Denver, holelkeeper ;  Dennis. Oliver George. Ivaslo, recorder  Devlin, Thomas, Kaslo, hotolkoopor  Devlin, John 0, New Denver, cloth cutler  Dick, Arthur C.New Denver, miner  Dickson, James W, Ainswortli, miner  Dotltl.s, Alexander, Three Forks, miner  Dohcrly, Cornelius. New Denver, miner  Donnelly, James. Fort, Sheppartl, rancher  Dorey, John, Nelson, farmer  Dow, John "Wilson, Kootehay Hiver. rancher  Dow. William Jaincs. Argenta, niiner  Dow. Alexander, Nelson, engineer  Douglas. Alexander W, New Denver, minor  I lover. Jacob, Nelson, jowclcr  Driscoll. J ohir Joseph. Nelson, butcher  Dully. Thomas, New Denver, carpenter'  Duhamel. Henry, Nelson, 'carpenter  Duhainel, Joseph. Nelson, fariner  Duniont, Josopli, Nelson, laborer  Duncan, Thomas ,1, Nelson, miner  Dunlop, John, Nelson,-miner  Durney, Kdward, Ivaslo, laborer  Fusion, James. Kaslo, architect  Ktlwards, Frank, New Denver,'contractor  Kllaeott. Charles Herbert, Kaslo. civil'engineer'  Kllis, George. Waneta, rancher ,  Klliot, John. Nelson, barrister  Kstabrooks. George L, New Denver, steam boat' en* itain  Kttar, Charles. Nelson, lumberman  Kwin, Robert, Ivaslo, carpenter  Fawcett, .Samuel. Kaslo, clerk  Ferguson, Ronald 0. Ivaslo, miner  Fielding, John, Kaslo, civil engineer  Finlay, Jotlinii, Nelson, miner  Finlay, Archibald, Xelson. miner  Fiiiucane, Francis Joseph, Nelson.'accountant  Fitch, Frank Leslie, Ainsworth.'carpenter  Finger, William -Alexander,-Watson, contractor  Fletcher," Frank, Nelson, laud commissioner  Fletcher, Josiah. ICaslo, hotelkeeper  Fletcher, Archie, Ivaslo. hotelkeeper  Fletcher, Andrew,Three Forks, miner  Forten, Joseph, 'I'hree Forks, laborer  Foster. Howard m. Nelson, farmer  Foster. John. Three Forks,''-holelkeeper  Fraser. Daniel A, Kaslo. mechanic  Fraser, Richard Anderson, Kaslo. printer  Fraser. Alhol, New Denver, miner  Francis. George. Ainswortli, miner  Gallagher, Patrick John. Nelson, hotelkeeper  Giilbraitli. Angus, New Denver, miner  Gallop, Walter Joseph. Balfour, trader  Gallop. William Nathaniel. Malfour. miner  Gallop, Walter Ross, Ilalfour, miner  Gallop. Richard S. Malfour, carpenter  Gannon, Patrick Three Forks.'butcher  Gardner, Alexander. Kaslo. confectioner  Garland, Alexander T. Kaslo. clerk  Gates, John Roderick. New Denver, miner  Gandroux. Peter, Three Forks, miner  Gctliing, Cornelius m. Now Denver, hotelkeeper  Gibson. John Ayton, Nelson, druggist  Gibson, William, Ainsworth, miner  Gibson. John F. New Denver, miner  Gibson. David Henry. New Denver, laborer  Gillln. Terrace Hamilton. Nelson, registrar  Gilchrist. Neil. Ivaslo. miner  Gilchrist, Duncan, Ainsworlh. laborer  Gilker. James A. Nelson, merchant  Gill, .lolin. New Denver, liotolkeeiier  Gillis, John .\i, Kaslo, miner  Gillis, Malcolm. Ivaslo, night watchman  Gillis, James Brown. Kaslo. contractor  Gillis, John Archibald. Kaslo, carpenter  Gisby, Stephen, Watson, miner  Glencross, Sandy It, Kaslo. barkeeper  Glover, William ,m. 'I'hree Forks, miner  Goepel, William John. Nelson, mining recorder  Goldsmith. Frank G. Nelson, farmer  Goodenoiigli, Arthur. Kaslo, clerk  Goodwin, Charles Hartleubrook, Kaslo, carpenter  Goodwin. William, Kas'o, contractor  Gordon, Thomas. New Denver, miner  Gorinely, Frank C, New Denver, restaurant  Graham, William. Nelson, miner  Graham, William II. Nelson, shoemaker  Graham, George W, Nelson, conductor  Grant, Donald. Ainsworth, miner  Grant, Archibald .McKellar. New Denver, prospector  Grant. Peter. Three Forks, miner  Gravel, Frank, Nelson, miner  Gray, Pierrcpont Hamilton, Nelson, engineer  Gray, Thomas XV, Kaslo, contractor  Green, Robert F. Kaslo, merchant  Green, Samuel If, Ivaslo. merchant  Grillith, Henry. Three Forks, miner  Grulib. Charles, Kaslo. clerk  Gum, John. Nelson, cook  Guthrie. Matthew, Ivaslo, merchant.  Haggard, Wil iiiia. Nelson, miner  Hair. Thomas, New Denver, miner  Hall. Alfred K, Kaslo, clerk  Hall, George Wallace. ICaslo. farmer  Hall. William 11. Nelson, prospector  Hall. Abraham, Nelson, bricklayer  Hamilton, John. Nelson, O.P.R. agent  Hambor, Claud S. F. Nelson, agent  Hanson. Williehn, Nelson, hotelkeeper  Ilargreiives, John James, Nelson, gentleman  Harper. Frank 11, Nelson, musician  Harrison. Ugh Richmond, Nelson, barrister  lliirrop, Krnest, ICaslo, merchant  Harvey, John A. Silverton. blacksmith  Hastings, Reginald W, Kaslo, capitalist  Hayes, John C, Kaslo, agent  Heap, Francis Arthur, Duncan river, merchant  llealliccole, (<��� W. Bruce, Nelson, clerk  Henderson. Silas Joseph, ICaslo, merchant  Hennessey. Thomas Kdward, Ivaslo, minor  Helherington, Joseph. Kaslo, farmer  llickey. John. ICaslo, miner  Hillyer, Charles, Nelson, builder  Hill. Wilson, New Denver, sawmill owner  Hill. Alfred. New Denver, sawmill owner  Ilodgins, Arllnir K, Nelson, civil engineer  Hodgson. John Whitluw, ICaslo. clerk  llodson. William, Nelson, baggageman  Holden, Isaac. Nelson, holelkeeper  Holt,Grange Virol. Nelson, bank manager  llorrocks, tlenry F. ICaslo, broker  Hoover, Newliii. Nelson, ranche"  [Illusion, John, Nelson, prim _i  Howard. John, Nelson, w"._chiiian  Ilowson, Harry. Kasl-;, miner  Hughes, Felix, New Denver, miner  Hughes, James r-ranklin. Kaslo, agent  Iluiiie, J. Fr_tl. Nelson, merchant  Hunter. William, New Denver, merchant  Hunter. Thomas, Nelson, mechanic  llu'-'ev. John, Watson, blacksmith  lliirrv, Frederick Knight. Nelson, dairyman  Ilnscroft, Willi'iin It, Koolenay River, rancher  Ingram. Hugh H, Kaslo. baker  Imics, William Krnest. Kaslo, miner  Irvine, Frederick. Nelson, clerk  Jackson, John D, Nelson, miner  Jackson, William Henry, Ainsworth, miner  James, Henry, Kaslo, sawyer  Jardine, Andrew. ICaslo. prospector  Jardine, Archibald. Ivaslo, miner  Jarvis, Frederick W. Watson, miner  Jell'ers, Frederick. New Denver, niiner  Jctl'reys. Albert. Nelson, l-rakciuan  Jiszkiiwiez, Charles, Nelson, watchmaker  Johnson, Archie Mainwariiig, Nelson, stiident-at.-law  Johnson.-George II, Nelson, niiner  Johnson. Axel, Nelson, holelkeeper  Jowett, William Austin. Nelson, real estate agent  Kane. George Thomas, ICaslo, millwright  Kane, David Pros. or. ICaslo. gentleman  ICeiili.-y, Mielinel, Nelson, miner  Keefer, Thomas S, N'elson, cook  Keefer, John .1. Nelson, (canister  ICeefer, George II, N'elson, lumberman  Keeling, Shli'ly. Duncan City, miner  [Cecil, John, ICaslo, civil engineer  Kelly. John T. .Slocan lake, bookkeeper  ICeiineily. Thomas A, ICaslo, engineer  Kennedy, John F, Kuslo, hotel manager  Kerins, Thomas, Three Forks, miner  Kerr, Robert Mini, New Denver, barrister  Ivilby, Krnest, Nelson, carpenter  tvilby, John Fryer, Nelson, watchman  Ivingsmill, Harold, Ivaslo, niiner  Kinnee, Calvin, Kaslo, barber  Kinnee, Wellington. Nelson, minor  Kirk, John Albert, Nelson, surveyor  Kirkpatrick. John A, Nelson, clerk  Kirkpatrick, Kdward. NeNon, miner  Kirkwood, Robert Ira, 'I'hree Forks, miner  Kent, Charles, Lardo. miner  Lade, Vincent, Franklin, Ainswortli, miner  Lade, James A, Ainswortli, miner  La France. Kluear Na/.airo, Koolenay Lake, rancher  Laird. George. Malfour, farmer  Lane, Frank 11, Kaslo. laborer  Lane. Fred C. ICaslo, contractor  '  Lane. John, Kaslo, contractor  Lalrace. William. Ainswortli, blacksmith  Lawlor. William Henry. Three Forks, minor  .Lean, Allan, Kaslo. boatman  I .cask, George (). New Denver, clerk  Lee, lloiijnmin Henry. ICaslo, real estate agent  Lees, Archibald. New Denver, engineer  l.einoii, Robert I'I. Nelso icrolianl   -  Leiidruiii, Thomas .1, Ainswortli, clerk  Lewis, Isaac, Nelson, miner  Lilster. Thomas XV, Kuslo. niiner  Little, Fred G, Gout River, riiuchur  Liviugtone, W'illiam H, ICaslo.'shoemaker  Logan. David, Kaslo, guiillciiiun  Loiiior Kd ward. Nelson, niiner  Long, Henry 'George, Kaslo, .packer.  Looby, Archibald, Argenta, packer '  Lonsdale, Alber!. Silverton, miner  Loughecd Isaac'Nclson. miner  l.ovutl. Samuel. Three Forks, minor'  Love, John II, ICaslo, clerk ..,..'���,  Lowes, John XV, Nelson, clerk  Macdonald; Alexander. Kaslo, minor  Maedonaltl. Neil.'Ten-niile-lioiise, hotelkeeper       '   ,  'Macdonald, John, ICaslo, miner  Mackay, Adam, Kaslo, hotelkeeper  Maekenn, George, Balfour, miner  Maekean, Grant II, Balfour, niiner  Mackenzie, Robert.'ICaslo, merchant  Mackenzie, William, L, ICaslo,-merchant'  Mackenzie, Alexander A, Ivaslo,- msrcliuu't"  Maoleod, Donald, Now Denver, rancher -  Mae.naughten..Frederic Fergus. New Denver, niiner  -Mulligan, John, Kaslo, miner  Malunson. Hurry, Nelson, laborer  Malloy, Michael, Nelson, miner  Muloney, Patrick, ICaslo, miner  Mann, Hugh, New Denver, contractor  Mann, Alex Robert, New Denver, contractor  Marsden, James David. Kuslo, accountant.  Marks,-Alfred John, Nelson, hotelkeeper  Martin, Charles William,-ICaslo, laborer  Martin, John Robert, Nelson, clerk  .Martin, Henri Milton. Wilson Creek, bookkeeper  Martin, Kdward C. Throe Forks, laborer  Marshall, Thomas K, Nelson,miner  Mason, Thomas, Nelson, miner  Mutlioson, Angus, New Denver, miner  Matheson, John II, Nelson, barber  Mathicson, William, Kaslo, nrospeetor  May, Thomas M, Nelson, barber  Mellor, Joseph Kdward. Nelson, miner  Median, Marlin, Nelson, miner  Merchant. Charles. Nelson, miner  Merkley, Walter XV, 'I'hree Forks, miner  Miles, John. Nelson, miner  Milling-Oii. Samuel. Kaslo, niiner  Mills. Thomas Alfred. Nelson, sign-painter  Mills, Sanford. Nelson,-hotelkeeper  Miller. John James. ICaslo, teacher  Minielly, George. ICaslo. carpenter  Molson, Charles, Boundary, miner  Montreuil. Kugene, Nelson, miner  Moore, Abncr Wellington. Nelson, contractor  Moore. John D. Kaslo, miner  Moriee, David T, Fredericton, hotelkeeper  Morrison, Munlock. Ainswortli, miner  Mountain. Frederick/., li, Ivaslo. miner  Moitlse, William, Ainsworlh. miner  Mowat. James, Watson, contractor  Muir. Andrew Crichton, Nelson, barrister  Mulvey,Thomas, Slocan City, rancher  Murchison, Colin. Kaslo. hotelkeeper  Murehisoii, Colin A, ICaslo, carpenter  Murray. Patrick W. Now Denver, miner  Murray, Patrick R, ICaslo, miner  McAntlrew. Martin, ICaslo, holelkeeper  McAndrews, Michael. Kaslo, miner  McArthur, James, Nelson, laborer  ("i.lttilllti'il nil   l-'nilltll   I .mi-.  WILLIAM PERDUE  EAT Markets  Nelson and Kaslo.  Will contract to supply mining companies and steam  boats with fresh meats, and deliver same at any mine  or lauding in   tlie   Kootenay  Lake country.  NELSON Office and. Market, 11 East Baker St.  KASLO MARKET, Fourth Street.  WILSON  & BURNS  (Successors lo Burns, Mclnnes & Co.)  Wholesale antl retail dealers in stock and dressed  meats. Are prepared to furnish in any t|iiantit.y  beef, pork, mutton, veal, bacon, and ham, at the  lowest possible prices. _  Nelson, Kaslo, and Three Forks  ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.  Hunter &  McKinnon,  enepa! Merchants,  New   Denver and   Silverton.  Keep 011 hand al both   places every!liiiiR required by  the prospector, miner, and mine owner,  Now is the time to order your Spring Suit.  J. S  Has just received his stock  of Tweed, Serge, and Worsted  Suitings and Trouserings.  Prices to Suit the Times.  PLEASURE GROUNDS.  The undersigned will have his ({rounds at Kive Mile  Point ready for picnics, pleasure parties, and excursions  Iiy Mav 1st. .Special rales will be made witli steamboats  and railways. II. P. I'F.KKV.  Kive Mile Point. March With. I MM.  The sit Lini. of tbc coiinly court, of Koolenay, lo be  holden at Nelson, has been postponed until Monday, the  21st day of May, A.D. 1891.  T. II. (IIKKIN, Registrar.  Nelson, ��.(.., December lllh, 1RW.  C. & K. S. N. Co. (Ltd.)  TIME   TABLE!   NO.  3.  In ell'ect Tuesday, .May 1, 18!M.  Revelstoke Route���Steamer Columbia.  C'oiinecliiiK with  the Canadian  Pacific liailway (main  line) for all points east antl wesl.  Lou ves lievelstoke on Tuesdays antl Kridays at I 11. in.  Leaves ltnh.ou on Wednesdays and .Saturdays a! 8 p. in.  Northport Route���-Steamer Columbia.  CnnnectinK at N'orlliport, for poinls north and .-oulh on  the-Spokane Kails & .Northern liailway.  Leaves Itob.on Wednesdays and -Saturdays at ;"> a. 111.  Leaves Northport Wednesdays antl .Saturdays at I p.m.  ���    Kaslo Route���Steamer Nelson.  C'nuneclinK with Nelson &  Fori Sheppard Railway for  for Spokane antl all points ensl and west.  ���Leaves NKLSON- Leaves KASLO  .  Mondays al '.In. 111. .Sundays nl 8 a. m.  .    Wednesdays at ft: 10 p. in.        Tuosduvs al 'A 11. in.  Thursdays at a p. in. Thursdays at 8 11. in.  .Saturdays at ,.:ll) p. 111. Fridays at II a. in.  Bonner's Ferry Route���Steamer Spokane.  CnnuooliiiK with Cireat Northern railway lor all east-  ern poinls, Spokane and tlie Ciiasl.  Leaves ICaslo al :in. in. and Nelson at T:I/i a.'ui. ou Tuesdays and Fridays.  Leaves Moaner's Kerry at 2 u. m. on Wednesdays antl  Salurtlnys.    The company reserves Ihe ri^ht lochuiiKO this . ehoilulo  at uny lime without noliee.  For full informal ion. as lo tickets, rates, etc.. upplv al.  tliu company's ollice, Nelson, 11. ('.  "('. ALLAN. Hecretary.       .1. W. TIIOUP, Manager.  Spokane Falls & Northern Bailway,  "Nelson & Fort Sheppard Railway.  All Rail to Spokane, Washington.  Leave 7 A. M   .NKLSON \rrive i.:l() P._.l.  Commencing January Sill. ISill, on Tuesdays and Fridays trains will run through lo Spokane, arriving there  al ft:'A0 P. M. same day. Returning will leave .Spokane  ul 7 A..M. on Wednesdays and Saturdays, arriving at.  Nelson at, ;'i:10 P. M��� making close connections with  steamer Nelson for all Koolenay lake poinls.  .MOW DKNVF.R LOTS-Lots !l and 10 (HID by 120 feet).  Hlock I, in government part, of New Denver. I'rice  SIMMl; ?_80 cash, balance to the government.  A 2..0-ACRI. RANCH, situated on the millet. 1'.' miles  northeast of Nelson. Ten acres cleared and UK) acres  more that can be: 10 acres in wild hay. (loud story  and a half hewed-log house. Price, SilOOU; half cash,  lime on balance. Title crown grant.  Call on or address  John Houston & CO., Nelson. B. (!.  Hotel for Sale.  (The estate of MoKachren & Co. in liuuidatinn.)  THE HOTEL SLOCAN,  TIIK PRINCIPAL IIOTKI. IN TIIK CITV OF KASLO.  This house occupies two lots on the corner  of 4th street and A avenue and is 50 by  100 feet in size. It has three floors and  about 70 bed-rooms, nearly all of which  are furnished.  Arrangements have been made by which the lots can  be soltl with tlie house. The house has been running  eight months and has done a paying business, antl whicli  by good management, could be greatly improved. For  terms and particulars apply, to .  G. 0. BUCHANAN, Assignee.  ICaslo. I.. C. December l.Sth, 1S!��.  Kootenay Lake Sawmill  LUMBER YARD,  Foot of Hendryx Street, Nelson.  A full stock of lumber, rough and dressed. Shingles,  laths, sash, doors, mouldings, etc. Three carloads dry,  clour (ir flooring and ceiling for sale lit lowest rates.  G. 0. BUCHANAN, Proprietor.  HENRY DAWES, Agent.  NELSON STEAM  SASH AND DOOR FACTORY  HASH. DOORS, AND WINDOW KRAMKS  ilAllK TO ORDKR.  Estimates Given on Building Supplies.  TURNINC. SURFACING. AND MATCIIINC.  Orders from any town in llie Kootenay Lake country  promptly attended to.   (Ienoral jobbing of all kinds.  RICHARD STUCKEY, Proprietor.  John M. ICi-ekkk.  J am i.s W. Skaj.k.  KEEFER  &  SEALE  TEAMSTERS.  Job Learning done.   Have several hundred cords of good  wood, whicli will be sold at reasonable prices.  I,HAVE   OKill.l.S    AT  J. F.  Hume   &   Co.'s.   Vernon   Street.   Nelson  Nelson  Livery Stable  Passengers and  baggage  transferred  to antl   from  the  railway depot and .steamboat landing.   Freight  hauled and job teaming done.   Slove  wood for sale.  WILLIAM WILSON   PROPRIKTOR  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT.  Pursuant to the "Creditors' Trust Deeds Aet, 18(H)."  Notice is lierehy given that James McDonald and  .lames Smart, trailing under the firm name of James McDonald & Company, of the town of Nelson, province of  Hrilish Columbia, furnillire dealers, have by deed bearing dale the llth tlav of April. I.SJH, assigned nil tlieir real  and personal properly liable lo execution unto William  A. Jowett. of llie said town of Nelson, agent, in trust for  the benelit of all tlieir creditors. The said deed of assignment was executed by thesaid assignors antl trustee on  tltelll.il dav of April. A. D. ISill. All persons having any  claim against the said firm of James McDona'tl & Company arc hereby required lo forward particulars of tlie  smile, rlulv vcrilled, lo tlie said trustee, William A.  Jowett, on or before I.he Ist day of June. A. I). 1S!M, and  all porsons indebted lo the said III in are rei|iiestetl to pay  the amount of such indebtedness to the said Im: tec forthwith. After tlie said Ist day of June. WM, the trustee  will proceed lo distribute the assets of Ihe saitl estate  amongst the parlies entitled I herein, having regard only  lu lhe claims of wliich he shall then hnve received noliee.  JOHN KLLIOT, Baker street, Nelson,  Solicitor for the trustee.  Dii'.ed. this 17th day of April. IH!)I.  ���is? ^.t4 :V>_~_ir,o i;  ",*-!    _���_.." ��.V.  .--Si-." 'TA1 THE TRIBUNE:   jSTELSOK B.C., SATURDAY,  MAY   U,   1394,  o  o  New Denver, situated as it is at the mouth of Carpenter Creek, on the east side of Slocan Lake, is within easy reach  of every mine in the g*reat Slocan Mining* Division of West Kootenay District, and, notwithstanding* all reports to the  contrary, is the only town so situated. It is one of the few townsites in West Kootenay whose owners can give absolute title to lots. Business men, mining* men, miners, and prospectors, desiring* either sites for stores, offices, or  residences, will be liberally dealt with.    Prices range from $25  for residence lots to $500 for business  lots.    Apply to  AMOF PITREAL  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,     -  Sir DONALD  A.  SMITH   Hon. CKO. A.  DRU.MMOND...  K. S. 0L0UST0N   $12,000,000  6,000,000   President.   Vice-President   General Manager  _r>r_sn__so_tsr branch  N.W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.        UKANCIIES  IN       LONDON   (England),   NEW YORK,   CHICAGO,  and in the principal cities iu Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling  Kxehange and Cable Transfers.  Hi-ANT COM MI'I'CIAl.  ANll TI'AVHI.I.KHS' C HI-PITS,  available in any part of the world.  I>I.A-"I_  1KS_1.I1; COI.I.I-OTIO.NS  MA III-;  KTC.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  RATIC 01'' INT..RI---T (at present) 'Al Per Cent.  A ROMANCE OF THE PLAINS.  Sagebrush and sand���sand and sagebrush���sagebrush and sand again, before,  behind, on either side, as i'ar as the eye  could reach. All tho afternoon tho ������over-  hind" hud been creeping across the sand  plains of bhe -.rent American Desert, antl  to tlie passengers in the Pullman cars������  especially to those who disliked cards,  Ave re too nervous to read, or who didn't  care to'drink���tlieT journey was growing  very tiresome. It really seemed to the  more imaginative ones, that the refrain  '-of the car-wheels was, ������Sagebrush and  sand, sagebrush'ahd sand "  The weary afternoon dragged slowly  by, and the conductor of the dining-car  came .through to announce dinner���a diversion at least.  ���'Ah !" remarked one tourist .suddenly,  in a gratified tone; there's a typical scene  for you, me boy."  Against the red background made by  the rays of the setting sun, a short distance from the track, sat a solitary horseman, motionless, one hand resting on the  pommel of his saddle, the other in the act  of pushing back from his forehead his  wide-brimmed white hat. Then, just as  the rear car of the trains approached, he  suddenly took off the hat, waved it,  jammed his spurs into hi.s wiry little  bronco, and started to race with the train,  yelling at the top of his lungs. At the end  nf a qiiarler-inileorso, he slowed up, drew  his revolver, and fired a parting salute  into the air, accompanying tlie volley  with more wild howls.  The occupants'of the .Pullmans were  amused; they had not seen anything so  interest ing for a long time. The tourist  avIio had first -observed the horseman  sighed, stud declared he envied the cowboy���lie really did.  "How they..must enjoy it, this Avild,  i'ree life of tlie plains, without a worry or  a care���nothing to do but commune with  nature���when they feel restless, to bo able  to indulge in a wild, reckless gallop suitable to the mood���and���and���or���till that,  don't you know?"  JJutitdid not strike Teddy McLennan,  cowboy, that- or-���- way at all. don't you  know'*1 lie was just thinking how oppressively tiresome that wild, free life of  his Wiis getting to be- with  "Nothing to do but work.  Nothing Lo eat but fund  and  "Nowhere to go but out.  Nowhere lo come but in  And, for the rest, nothing to do but got  drunk or amuse one's self like a howling  maniac, a.s he had just been doing for the  delectation of the " tenderfoot."  "Hit's she' hell," he reflected, as he continued beside the track, giving the "bronc"  a "breather"-- "hit sho' is. an' I'm good 'n'  tired. 1 am; but what t' do? Seems like  Ave all gits shifless, hit does; je.s' phiggiif  along an' workin' hard an' playin' hard  likewise (ontell the stuff gives out), an' no  earthly reason f'r bein' alive������  "(ireat sacrificed Wash'n't'n !" he ejaculated suddenly, jerking up his horse, "I'll  .swallera .siia!<e, I will!"  * * * * *  I hoard the story from .lorry Madden,  Teddy's present partner in the cattle business, a couple of years ago, as we sat in  tlie sha.de of the ranch-house one afternoon.  "Why Teddy don't drink, tin' likewise  swears quite few?" he asked, in response  to a query of mine. "That! Sho', he  hain't tuk nothiif f'r most twelve'r thirteen year, 'count o' his kid. 'Married?'  Oil, no, hoik- whatever.    They  hnin'l.   no  Teddy,   not   much.      -'Why?'  Mebbe vou c'n tell me?  heifer   git  (..ive it up.       "Tod was ridin' along oneday���'tis thirteen year ago���ridin' clost by th' railroad  truck one evenin", feel in' kind o' sore and  disgusted-like, when all of ti sudden., he  sees somethin' funny trottin' along th'  track. Ted stops 'n' wipes 'is eyes an'  gazes a hull lot more, 'cause what he seen  Ava'n't nol-hin' like what we finds 'round  this yere patch o' bre-sh: none whatever.  Moreovermore. Ted VI b'en tankiu' up  quite plenty that day. he had, an' ,Avns  | (lead leary o' what might be th' matter of  'is peeps. But 'e rubs 'em quite a. lot-  more, an' I hope I may straddle th' 'ghost  bronc'of there wa'n't th' purtiest little  maverick ye ever see���little girl 'bout five  vear old, browsin along th' track, lookiif  lost.  "Course Ted rides up'an'asts avIio she  is an' what she's doin' tliere, till alone,  with 'or pttrty face 'n' ban's tin' elegant  clo'es; but she couldn't tell'im. Jos' bit'st  out oryin' im' kep' tt cryin', an" 'twa'n't f'r  ti day "r so we c'd even guess at er bein'  there, 'cause she was tongue-tied 'r some-  thin'an' couldn't say but a- few words,  pore little thing. But we gits at it th't  'er name's Nora.li. we does, an' th't she  draps oil' ti train jes' b'I'o re sho sights Ted  (,'_��� him. her).  "Tluit little heifer was a beaut", she sho'  was, tin' twa'n't more'n two days 'fore we-  all was ready t'do 'most <*tny thing f'r her--  me 'n' Ted 'n' ol' lady Parry (th" boss's  wife), tin'all th' rest; an" dam' "f J don't  b'lieve we wa'n't real glad, 'stead o' sorry,  when we fin's out they don't seem t' be no  one lookin' f'r such ti maverick���"cause wo  advertised, o' course, t' git 'or folks. But  we gils no word, not a blooniin" shout, so  Ted jes' bran's th' kid f'r his'n, an' pr'ceeds  (,' raise'or (think o' Ted, which th' -same  never raised uothiif but hell b'fore, raisin'  that little, tender gyrul!), Mrs. .Parry  takin'care of'er f'r a while.  "Well, Ted was jest th' funniest cowhand 1 ever bucks up ag'in. Ye wouldn't  'a' kiiowedim. Ted Avas a liowliu' wolf,  a reg'lar ol' hyena b'fore that, but after  th' kid comes, he braces right up, an' gits  good, none o' th' gang objectin', 'cause  t'Jiey savvies why lie does it.  "After th' kid Avas 'bout nine "r ten  years old, we-all.don't git t' see much of Y,  'cause Ted. havin' laid up some dough,  sends'er off t'school. 'She's asho"nough  thor*ughbrod,she is', says Teddy, 'an' she  gits no scrub trainhr.    Sabe'r"  "That goes, o' course, an' th' kid likewise goes t' -school, comin' back onct a  year, lookin' sweeter 'if purtier 'n ever,  an' Ave-all, mostly Ted, willitf t" lay right-  down an' let 'er trontp on our measly ol'  flea-bit frames. Oh, she was jes' like Ted  prognosticates on tlf jump���asho''nough  thor'ughbred.  "Tell ye what -she does one time 'bout  two yca'i' ago. They was liviif't tlf station," her, 'if Ted. 'if Mrs. Bell, tlf woman  tlf t give th' gyurl lesson.-., an' one day  some liasteru folks gits off tlf train, look-  in' f'r Mister MacLennan, which is Ted  sence he gits intuh business for 'isself.  They was a real nice-lookitf, fat oY girl  with spectacles with handles to 'em, an' a  dood with one o' these yere foolish little  caps ye sees through th' Avinduhs o' tlf  sleepin'-cars.  "Ted an' Norah was at tlf depo lookin'  f'r some school-frien's o" the gyurl's. when  these folks gits off, an' some one points  Ted out, an' tlf dood braces Mm.  "'Aw, me good man,' says he, takiif  sight at Ted over tlf end of 'is nose���'aw,  are you Mister MacLennan?'  "Ted's a good man���no discount on  that���-but 'e does sho' hate t' be called one,  moreover by a dood, which critter i.s quite  rousiif t' Ted's killiif instine's���but *o.  gives it out th't his brand i.s secji, tin' the  dood springs 'is game on 'im, which is tlft  lie 'if tlf of lady is lookiif i'v Nora Some-  thin'-'r-other. which i.s tlf name o' tlf kid  tlft falls off it train one day ten years Y so  b'fore-- our Norah. sho' 'nough.  "They wa.s a su'prise till 'round, they  was. Then Norah takes a hand tin' flies 't  tlf of girl an' ast-s why she didn't find her  then, an' they gives it out tlft they never  saw Ted's advertisement, an'all thttt. an'  never learns where she is on! oil they lately  runs onttih Mrs. Parry somewheros out  West. They likewise'makes a play that  Ted had stole tlf kid. Th* of lady was  goin* t' fall on iNorah's neck an' weep a lot,  but Norah don t like that style o' play, so  she gives 'or a chill, an' moreover, gives it  out cold th't she don't move a step���tlft.  she stays with Tod, lift's be'n a reg'lar  diid to 'or.  " An'she stayed, you bet, an' Ted was  tlf tickledest ol' stiff in tlf country, t'  think she'd rather Hock with him tiYn t'  train wi' them howliif swells. They  makes no further play, thinkin", maybe,  tlft. Norah's temper's pretty high up.  "Everything's real lovely ontell a little  while ago--last year it was. Things got  a little excitin' round yere real excitiif  f'r some folks. I may say. They was it  few gents in these parts was getting quite  frisky with brandin'-irons, an' was most  careless 'bout driviif off beef-critters.  They wa.s real, retiriif, modest kind o'  people, they was, even of they wa.s  talented in tlf brandiif line, an' we wa.s  quite anxious to meet up with 'em, but  they lays pretty low; we gits two or three  of   'em   stray in'   'round; but Limy keeps,  -I's Alec?' says Ted. 'most  gittiif   out  o"   the chair  from Alec  ������'Who the li-  broke up, and  Irciiibliu.'  ��������� W'y. Altjc's you know Kate (.'lark's  brother. .Miid I met'im tit Sew Yovk when  1 was staying with Kale, and he says he  loves me and wants me to marry him,  and. oil, uncle Teddy, ye  hain't cross, lie  sawiif wood an' makiif us real tired, so  we goes f work an' organizes a vigilance  c'mniittee. with Ted as chairman.  "They was a young feller't tlf station  then, named Harwood. He'd come from  some whores, an' give it out 'o was a, doctor  a little out o' health 'isself���he did'nt look-  it, though, bein' a big. husky sort o', chap.  He hangs out'is shingle an'gits a leetle  acquainted, an. then makes a dead play  f'r Norah, w'ich seems t' go all right;  Norah let'tin' on t! like th' duck quite  plenty. Oh, but he was sho' spoony on  her. Tlf wust was, we was thinkin' tlf  gyurl was stuck on him, too an' it did sho'  give us a pain, 'cause we didn't want no  blooniin' chump friskiif 'round Tod's  corral cuttiif out Norah. An'still, this  yere feller seems white an' decent, an'  'twas square on possible, t' hate 'im, none  whatever. So, when he offers t' join tlf  c'nniiittee, we says yes, o' course. He  wa'n't ;i real tenderfoot, ye know, and  acted like 'e had sand.  "Well, we keeps up tlf good work an'  ropes a. few gents, an' they gits quite ti  lot ca refill, but keeps on workin'. Then,  one night, when Ted was out yere, an' we  was settin' up late, avo hears a noise  among tlf hoine-hosses in tlf corral, an' I  says: 'O-ho! they're goin' intuh tlf boss  business, too, are they?' sin' me'n Ted  breaks f'r th' corral.  "They was five of'em ; but Ave was out  f'r business, an' cuts loose, tin' they don't  wait t" pick up tlf cuss we drapped, an'  I'll eat a rawhide ef it wa'n't Harwood !  "I wa.s f r killiif of'im clean, right there;  but Ted would'nt have it, he wouldn't, so  we takes 'im intuh tlf house an' brings "im  "round, not so bad hurt, after all. Ho  wants us t' finish tlf job. "fraid, mebbe,  we're savin' of 'im t' string up some: but  Ted only grins a little, sort o' sour,'an  tells 'im t' keep quiet.  "Next day me'n Tod hoi's a meetiif, we  tloes, an' settles tlf case,'an' that night we  goes t' th' e'uimittee-meetin' at Jeb Barlow's, where Ted gits up an' makes a game  o' talk.    Says he:  " 'Gents. I an'my partiner, Mr. Madden,  has made a real techiif discovery. I hain't  no great talker, but I jest wants t'say  th't we find th't Doc Harwood, a member  o'this  yore  hon'r'ble body, is one o'th'  gents, we want moslest, an' '  "Right yere they gits excited, but Ted  calls 'em down an' goes on tellitf 'em how  we gits Doc, an' so on.    Then, says he:  "'I wants t' add, right yere,'th't-Doc  Harwood is at my house, hurt bad, aif, as  long a.s he's there, I stands over 'im an'  keeps 'im fr'm harm. An' I. adds further  th't I don't do this b'cause I'm stuck on  Doc, but b'cause him'n my little girl is  stuck on each other. Now. gents, I want  t' make an offer. Ye can't lniA*e Doc  'thout gittiif me an' break in' little Norah's  heart; but 1 agree t' pack tlf galoot off t'  the States, an' guarantee he stays there,  ef you-all let's 'im go.    Does that go?'  " it went O. K. after some rag-chawiif ;  so, in a few days, Doc glides back t' tlf  States. '    '��� '     i  "Nope. Norah didn't go���not any.  Ted goes t' her an' gives it out tlft Doc's  be'n hurt by hoss-thieves, a if has got f  slide home���does she want t' go?  "Right yere Norah gives Mm th'merry  'ha-ha!' Not much, she don't want t'go.  'Not with no hoss-thief, anyway, uncle  Teddy.' she says.  "'Hoss-thief'?' says Ted. 'What d'ye  mean b' tlft?'  "'Mea-n what I say,' says Norah. Never  mind, uncle Teddy, I knows what I'm  'illudin* at.'  "Ted sees she's on. an' it sort o' ra/./.Ies  'int. "But, look yere,' says he. 'I be'n  thinkin' you���yoii sort o'���well, liked tlf  cuss a hull lot.'  ������'None iit all, uncle Teddy/says Norah,  real promp": 'I was jes' only haviif a  leetle fun with 'im- it's dull out yero  somelimes. ye know.'  "This yere makes Ted feel i\ hull lot  better, 'cause -well, 'cause, ye see, tlf of  fool was (he tells me till about it) sort o'  hiivin' aspirations 'isself.  "About ti week after Doc left. Norah  comes t' Teddy one niornin", smiliif, and  blushiif. and kerryin' a letter. Ted was  settin' lookin' out tlf winder, real, solemn  an" sad, wonderiif. jes' thttt minute, ef  'twas a squar' deal, an' right an'straight,  f'r t'ask that leetle gyurl t' marry hint, j  That there proposition wa.s what'd be'n  keepiif pore of Ted awake i'r nights 'if  nights, an' he was sho' pu/./.Iod. 'Bout  yere Norah bounces in on 'im 'an makes  'im jump.  "Oh. uncle Teddy,'says she, 'I wants  ye t' do soinethiif f'r Norah.'  "Ted looks tit'er real solemn it minute,  itnd then says, more solemn :  ������'Ve know they hain't nothiif t'ask fer  tlft I won't do i'r ye," he says. 'W'y. see  yere, Norah, darlitf. can't   ye understand  tlft I   "'Oh, I know, ye dear 'ol goose." says  Norah. breakiif of'is talk off short, "but  hain't this great?    I've just got a letter  ye?"    And   she  falls on  Ted's  neck  and  weeps it lot.  "Tod stands an' lets her weep quite  plenty, him chokin'down a big swellin' in  his throat all the time. Then, says he.  very quiet:  "Didn't I tell ye. darling, they hain't  nothiif ye can't have? I don't know this  yere Alec chap, but of ye wants him, he  sho' gits him, ef J has to rope him myself.'  "And so she does. Oh, they's nothing  Ted wouldn't do for that there gyurl."  THE   TOWN   MARSHAL.  Years ago 1 knew a young fellow named  Dee Anderson.    And what a  pitiable object he was, afflicted   with   disease, white  swelling,  propped   up in   bed,  gradually  losing the bones of one leg, but never losing his spirits.     A  May  morning.  Avith  chattering squirrels and   birds  swelling  their breasts with the impulses of praise,  wits no brighter, no blither  than  he.    Jt:  the   winter,  close-housed,   he   cheerfully  waited   i'or  spring, and   when   the   first  warm  day came he had his bed   drawn  near   the  window,  and,  lying  there,   he  would look  down  into  the orchard  iind  revel in the beauties that  nature spread  spread out for him.    We were youngsters  some of us still riding stick  horses.    How  he rejoiced  in our capering.-.!    We grew  older and he grew older  with  us, but  he  still lay in bed.    We used to take our guns  with us when Ave visited   him, and   lying  propped up at the window he would shoot  at something down in the orchard.   Once  he killed a hawk, and it did him so much  good that we thought he Avould get well,  but he didn't.    I moved to a distant part  of the country, and   for years  I   thought  about that pale, crippled boy, propped up  .at the window.    I   wrote to him, but be  couldn't write, and  1 don't  believe that  any  of   his  people could,  either.   -Many  years passed, and he gradually faded from  my memory.  Several weeks ago 1 went down to Haek-  enville, Tennessee. J had lived near there  when a boy. I was standing in the familiar street. Not a fire had caused the  putting up of a new building���moss-covered and venerable, it gave back to me my  boyish fancy. J spoke to an old man.  "Whatever became of Dee Anderson?" I  asked.  "Why, don't you know?    Ha, I thought  everybody knew."  "Dead, I suppose."  "What! well J reckon not. He's about  the liveliest man we've got. He's our  town marshal."  "Oh, he got well, eh?"  "Well, mebby not from your standpoint.    Yonder he comes."  And there he did come, little, humped  over, pale, walking on a stirrup and a  crutch. There was a town marshal,  surely, and in a place too, where brutish  men wei e wont to drink and raise a i*oav.  How gladly he greeted me, how he stood  upon his stirrup, reached up and grasped  my hand. I gave him a thoughtless grip  aiid he writhed. And yet he was a town  marshal. "Come over and let's set down  and talk over old times,".said he. "Recollect the time I killed, the hawk? I gad, I  knew right then that there was ji career  mapped out for me; had been sorter low  spirited that day, but when 1 drawed a  bead on that 'old* rascal and tumbled hini  out of the tree, I know that if ever I got  out of that bed I would amount to something; didn't think, though, that I'd ever  get to be marshal of this town. Do you  recollect Annie Balch?"  "Oh, that fat girl?"  ''Yes, Unit's the one. I gad,'I married  her; yes I did. And do you know what's  a fact? Why, she wa.s overlooked here  for years- her strong points didn't seem  to inako any impression on the neighborhood, that is. I didn't think they did. but  after a while my eyes were opened to the  fact that she hadn't been overlooked at  all that she had been .vnitiif I'or tne all  these years. Think of that, will you as  fat an.I promisiif a girl as she was waitiif  for it skeleton to get up. Oh, some folks  growl, but let me toll you that this is a  grand world: and I attribute my success  to my patience. Don't walk fast: I can't  keep up with you."  We went to the livery stable, sat down  and were talking when some one came tip  and said: "Disc, .Mm Blake is in town and  i.s raising trouble un on the square."  "That's so? Well, I must go down and  see about him.    Come with me."  I went along with him, and in his haste  to reach the scene of disturbance, he  stumbled and fell. I helped him up iiml  brushed the dust oil' hi.s coat. As we approached we situ* a crowd on the square,  and <*i man running past told us that Blake  hiid stabbed the sheriff.  "Dee." said I. "you'd better not go.  Here's a wagon. Let me put you in if and  send you out of town."  He'looked at me reproachfully and said:  "I am the marshal of this place and^ the  marshal is expected to do his duty. Conie  on."  I didn't want to bostabbed: I didn't want  to meet .Jim Blake, aud I hung back. Dee  hobbled on as fast as he could, and the  crowd parted to lei. him pass.    Jim Blake  I stood  with  it knife in his hand.    Dee ap-  ! preached hini.    And this i.s the talk thttt  followed.  "Holloa. .Jim."  "Ilelloa'yottrself."  "What are you carvin'round  here  for.  Jim?"  "Oh, to keep'em from carvin' me."  "Well, but I'm the marshal of this town  and J don't want any carvin'  done hero.  It don't look right.   Now look  hero, Jim.  Your are a big, strong   man, the gamiest  itnd tlie strongest man in this here neighborhood, and nobody that's got any sense  would try to lake you by main force: but  I believe  you've  got a   good   heart. Jim.  and would do most anything  to help tin  unfortunate follow along.    Now, I am the  marshal of this town, and they expect me  to do my duty and if I don't the city council  will (ire me and mine.    Don't you see how  I'ni fixed?    Of course you do, because you  are ii sensible man, and  it kind man.  although you do stab folks once  in awhiie.  Jim, I'm going to ask you a   favor, just to  help me along, you know.    You   take my  arm. now, and help tne down   to  the jail  ��is fast a.s   you  can.   Don't you see.   my  liviif depends on you   right  now?    You  know that   I  couldn't  hurt  you���why  I  could hardly cock a pistol, much less stab  a man.   Take my arm, Jim." i  Ho hold out his arm, shrunken, withered. |  "Take  my arm,  Jim."    And   hang  me  if  tho fellow didn't take his arm  and   walk  off toward the jail with hini.  "Don't walk to fast, Jim."  "Excuse me.    I'm used to walkin' purty  peart," Jim replied, lessening his gait.  I followed and caught up with thein  .just as they arrived tit the jail; and 1  stood peeping in. "1 can't, get this door  unlocked," said the marshal. "Will you  please unlock it, Jim?"  Jim unlocked the door and stepped inside the cell; and then the marshal began  again to fumble".with the door. "1 can't  lock it," said he. ���  "Let me lock it," I called.  Blake wheeled about,-  hi.s eyes glaring  with rage.    "Tetch   that  door,"  he said,  "and I'll kill you."  I didn't touch it. "Can't you git it  locked?" Jim asked. "Here let me reach  around and lock it for you." And he did.  When 1 went back up town an old man  said tome:' "We haven't had very much  trouble since Dee's been .marshal, but before that we had a good deal. Four marshals have been-killed here in the last six  years, but Dee sorter appeals to a feller's  pity, and that is harder to get away with  than a. knive or a pistol."  hours in the week's schooling. Parents  would be surprised if they knew what  their children read, the books they take  out of the library and the direction in  which their literary taste tend. Reading  has as much influence on men and women  <*ik anyone cause in after fife, and it is important that while young and impressionable they be taught what to read and how-  to read it.  Guessed It Aright.  An Indiana paper, commenting on the  marriage of a -Miss Wheat to a Mr. Corn, ,  which occurred at Clinton, in Vermillion  county, a few weeks ago, said, that after  the marriage ceremony the choir santr,  "What Shall the Harvest Be?" When 'a  small boy in one of the back pews, in it  piping   voice,   said:    "Why,   nubbins,   of  course!"   The nape  became of the boy.  r does  not say  what  OOTENAY  WHAT   TO   READ   AND   HOW  TO   READ.  Reading Should be Arranged Just Like a  Meal.  An exchange well 'remarks that there  is one subject to which a good ileal of  time might' be profitably devoted iu our  public schools, which iu most of them i.s  entirely neglected. It i.s it discussion of  what to read. Reading like everything  else, will prove to bo far more profitable  if pursued in a isystematic and intelligent  manner. Of course, in studies of literature, the student learns something of the  masterpiece.-;, but his attention is simply  drawn to great literary ' productions.  These ho will speedily become acquainted  with and then the great mass of literature of an inferior grade stretches out before him like it boundless sea. aud lit; i.s  left to navigate it without compass or  chart.  It i.s almost as important to know how  best to employ the information you  possess its it i.s to acquire it. And it is  dangerous as well as wasteful for a youth  to have the run of a huge library withottl  some one to guide him in the selection of  books.  ���c arranged just like a  heavy and some light  docs not w.'inL to con-  philoMiphieal dUsorla-  that suhjcci,   or even  Beading should  meal, with sonic  dishes. The child  lino his reading to  lions on this or on  to history or biography. The.se subjects  should bo interspersed wilh some lighter  residing, which is just as imporLniu. lo tt  person who aims to lie cultivated and intellectual, as heavier matter. The light  reading should be'judiciously varied, so  thiil the reader will become acquainted  with the various styles of Motion: ihe  various authors, and the various subjects  around which interesting stories have  been woven.  Parents and teachers neglect. Loo much  this important subject of directing the  reading of those under their care. They  allow them to select their reading alone,  but punish t hem if the booksare immoral.  The best way to keep a boy or girl from  reading bad and t rashy books is to keep  them well supplied with good literature  so thattliey will have no time to wander  off into forbidden and dangerous pat lis.  A taste for reading can be ciilt.ivaled just  as well us a boy's muscle can bo developed  by athletic exercises; and a taste for  sound reading can be a.s easily cultivated  as a taste for trash.  If once li week in all our schools au hour  wa.s spent in asking the children wind  I bey are reading out of school: to suggest  Llie'best book's I'or each   pupil   (,o   peruse,  it-  would   be   one  of   the   most    profitable  Situate on Vernon  Street, Neap Josephine.  The Hotel Overlooks  The Kootenay.  Its Guests can Obtain  Splendid Views  of Both the  Mountains and River.  Axel Johnson, Proprietor  THE ROOMS  AU K CON VTCNI EST ASl)  COMKOr.TABI-K.  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Corbin, president of the  Spokane  & Northern mil way. ai-eoiitpanieii Iiy chief engineer  Hoburls of I lie same road, arrived nt Nelson on Siiliii'duy  last and returned l.o Siiokiiiiu on Tuesday. -Mr. Curb in is  of tho opinion lli.it there will lie no marked eliungo for  the better in business in the United .Suites until after the  passage or ro.jeelii.ii of llie Ini-ill' bill. .Spokane, he said,  shows no improvement in biiMnes-. _tlr. l.'orliin spent  Monday ul Kuslo.  Traffic has not yet been resumed on the  Great Northern, and tlie Nel-on got. neither pas.engers  nor freight on hurl rips tu Homier'.. Kerry this week. ll. is  expected that pa-,. i;iigcr trains will be running by Monday.  (ieovge -Arthur Bigelow. not to lie outdone by Hiirold .Selous, is devoting all his spare t hue to  gardening and nursery work, lie hits a .-.mall farm at  lhe corner of linker and .Josephine ..treet.-. and expects lo  realize handsome returns in llie near future from Ihe  wile of bonlomiere and currant bu.-hes.  "Archie" Kin lay luis so far recovered  from the injuries ho received iit the Silver King mini: as  lo be able to appear on the nlreets.  A well-known resident of Xelson litis  made n winning in lhe l.ousian.i lottery: but a- the  amount, is so small (SK). he has concluded lo bcl it on the  election.    He oiler.-, lo bet t wo to one on 11 nine.  Captain dive I'liillipps-Wolley is till' on  a trip through lhe mountains, with the view of gelling  data fur an illustrated article foroneof the Loudon inaga-  ���dne.-.  , '"When you talk about there bein^ a  better state than Indiana,".-ays L'barle- Van Xc>-s of lhe  Nelson house, "every puliiKi slyly winks its eye, every  cabbage shakes its head, every beat gels red in the face,  every onion feels stronger, every oal-lield is i-hocked. rye  .strokes its beard, corn ..ticks up ils cars, and every foot  of land kicks.''  The residents of Nelson mining division  are unanimous in o.\pre.-sing their disapproval at I Inaction of the government in making a non-resident of  the distr el. acting mining recorder here when there are  several residents, fully competent lo perform the duties  of the otlioo out of steady employment.  S. A. Ivogers, one of the members of the  legislative assembly from Ihe district of Cariboo, has of  late been taking in lite in in ing camps in southern Kootenay.  As he is an intelligent, man. and when he leaves he will  know more about (|iuirw mines and mining than he tlid  when he arrived.  \V. F. AlcCulloch came in this week from  Victoria. After doing a little missionary work for the  government candidate in the south riding, he departed  tor Xew J'envoi-��� where ho will find cold comfort, politically.  Jn stating  that Clive I'ltillipps-Wolley  was one of those that hissed and otherwise insulted Mr.  (iladslone at iin opening of the Imperial Institute at London last year, Tin-: Tiuhi.ni-: was unwittingly unjust.  _VIr. I'hillipi'.s--Volk'y wa.s not in London al lhe time.  The inference that he wa.s was drawn from a loiter that  he wrote to the Victoria Colonist,  IT the owners of the Three Korks town-  site would be a little more I.burn! with the men who have  made the town what it is, there would be less talk of  moving the town farther up the creek. Kight hundred  dollars a lot is a pretty still' price to pay for a small-sized  lot in a small-sized town.  J3orn,  at Nelson  on Tuesday,  the Sth  instant, lo the wife of .James _Mcl'onald, a daughter;  weight il pounds ,'i ounces.  E. C. Traves left Nelson hurriedly  this  week on receipt of a telegram staling Unit his wife was  dangerously ill at Winnipeg, where his little boy died  last, week. "Advices received ill X'elsou today are that  Mrs. Traves i.s recovering, and that Mr. Truvos is on  his way back.  The people of Nakusp ha \*e raised nearly  SIM. for a celebration iit that place on the 2Ith.  "Jack" dimming;- and Fved Richardson  of Nakusp were both in Xelson this week, and both report business as gootl at the woslorn terminus of the  X'akusp & Sloean railway.  Augustus Carney  of Ivaslo, one of Mr.  Jiuchiinan's most active supporters, put in three days iit  Xelson this week doing missionary work for Ins candidate.  The Theatre Comique, Kaslo,  litis been  closed, and the manager and nearly all the performers  passed through Nelson on Kriday en route lo Spokane.  The manager, before leaving, paid a Si. I line for selling  litpior witiiout a license.  ��� Mrs. Mamber, mother of C. S. F. Hani-  ber, arrived at Nelson from Winnipeg ou Monday.  A.   Ogden  Grahatne,  K-quire,  of lvttm-  lonps, .actor of the Hudson's Uny Company for Vale district, spent several days in Nelson this week. Mr. Gra-  liame is confident that the present business depression is  but temporary, and that there will be a change for the  belter within the year.  Government agent Goepel has designated Wednesday next a.s the day on which lire wardens for  the town of Nelson may be elected. The nominees of the  fire company arc George Xeelands, .1. 11. Mafhoson, and  John Houston.  The hospital is indebted to Mrs. Seaman  of Xelson for ti donation of fruit, honey, sheets, and table  linen.  Wilson Hill, one of the owners of the  sawmill at the head of Sloean lake, was iu X'elsou today.  He reports making a satisfactory set tleincnl with the Nakusp & .Slocan railway for right-of-way through his  lirnt's timber limils and lands.  One of-Mr. Buchanan's most enthusiastic supporters gives it out that II r. Iluchanaii is supported  by all the gentlemen in the riding. We thought, his  principal supporters were "mugwumps," like Augustus  Carney.   The Voters' List of the South Riding.  Thk TkiH-'XI'., not being a government  organ, has been put to considerable-expense'in printing "the voters' list. This  week till the names on the register and on  the application list, together with those  'dropped.' are printed. Next week the  north riding list will be printed, it will  be seen that the names of sucli well-known  residents of Nelson as Thomas Madden  and James McDonald neither appear on  the registered list nor on the dropped list.  No doubt, there are other residents in the  same predicament. Any person, or the  agent or friend of tiny person, who, it is  claimed, has been wrongfully dropped  from the register may apply to the distributing collector at any time within four  weeks after'the first publication of the  voters'list to have the name of tiny such  person restored to the register.  and roof of the kitchen, and spread to the  main building. Some 'difficulty was had  in get.ing wtiter on the flames, owing to  their being confined between the outer  and inner sheathing of the walls and between the ceiling and the roof; but when  openings were made the fire was soon got  under control. The residences of M. S.  Davys and A. A. Turner were but a few  feet'distance, and had the fire got under  headway, both would have been destroyed.  The firemen did good work, and they  were ably assisted by the citi/.ons. Mr.  Buchanan's residence wa.s insured.  A Pretty Good Shot.  The Province, ."ith: "A 'most amusing  characteristic of our Yankee friends is  that while professing to look upon till  men as equal and to,despise any pretensions to ancestry, they lose no opportunity  of endeavoring to impress upon the world  at. large that they come from i\ "fine old  family.' Just road almost any marriage  notice of people of tiny prominence and  you will see the lact to be as we state it.  'Hie study of genealogy is pursued in some  parts'of the States, notably New England,  with great avidity and tt considerable  and increasing class of men make a living by undertaking researches in Knglish  archives for Yankee citizens. There i.s no  harm in this. On the principle'blood will  toll.' you look carefully into the pedigree  of your horse, dog, and even pig. Why  not, therefore, into thttt of your son? Is  he not as good as your hogV"  Associated Athletes.  The young men of Nelson who are inclined to athletics sport, rather than to  sports political, met in the board of trade  room on Friday night and completed the  organiza.tion of lhe Nelson Athletic Association. A constitution and by-laws were  adopted and the following officers elected:  John Klliot. president: John Houston, vice-  president; G. A. Bigelow, secretary: and G.  W. 13. Heathcote. treasurer. A number  signed the roll and paid the membership  fee. The lirst work of the association will  be to get the recreation ground in good  condition for games and sports.  LOCAL   NEWS   NOTES.  Card of Thanks.  I have; to tiutnk the members of the  fire brigade and the citizens who responded so promptly to the fire alarm on  Sunday, the (ith instant. I consider the  exploit of extinguishing, with so little  damage, a fire which had obtained such  headway as one of which tiny fire company might be proud. 1 appreciate very  highly the kindness of those who assisted  to save the property of myself and neighbors. G. 0. J3l-(.'Haxax.  Nelson, .Alay 9th.  The People Will not Will it so.  The Miner says that "should captain  Fitzstubbs regain J lis health aud be able  again to take up hi.s position, Mr. Goepel  will resign in hi.s favor." The people will  have something to say about that.  Thomas Martindale Ward returned to  Nelson this afternoon from the home, of  hi.s lather, at Stanstead, Quebec, "where he  spent the winter taking lessons in political  economy and discussing religion from the  standpoint of a. man who has communed  with Nature in the wide, wild west. Tom  has not changed in appearance, but he is  milder mannered because of having'spent  tt few days in Chicago while en route. .  A sewer was built in Ward creek to carry  off the sewitge from buildings adjacent to  the creek; but how many drains have  been connected with the sewer? Not a  s;ngle one., The town is without a health  oflicer, and the pcopleareapparently glad  off it. . As the recreation ground was  cleared with but one object in view, that  is. to have a place on whicli games can be  played without breaking windows or  doing damage to property, it would be  well, hereafter, that ball tossing, by either  boys   or   men,   be   discontinued   on   the  streets.  -   i.  One of Mr. Buchanan's Advocates.  The Vancouver World never takes  middle ground when discussing men���  it never discusses measures. Men who  support the Davie government tire either  gallant colonels, silver-tongued orators,  or gentlemen of dignity and ability. Men  who oppose the governmant are always  members of gangs who fairly stink in tiie  nostrils of the electorate. The following  is an editorial that appeared in The  World of the Ith instant. If Mr. Buchanan hopes to poll even a respectable  vote,, he should request Mr. Davie to  muzzle The World.    11 says:  '"The right man has been selected in tho  south riding of Kootenay. iu the person  of G. O. Buchanan of Kaslo, to carry tho  government standard on to victory. Mr.  Buchanan has long been identified with  the district, of which he is one of tlie  most enterprising citizens. He has gained  Lame as the silver-tongued orator of the  interior, and has a reputation for trustworthiness that cannot be gainsaid. Wo  had the pleasure of indicating, when Mr.  Hume's nomination was announced, that  acaudidate would be brought out against  him who would sweep the riding, and Mr.  Buchanan was the person we then had in  mind. Outside of a little clique in Nelson,  wliich i.s uot representative of the intelligence of the place, whore  tlie Hustonian  W. A. JOWETT  (Notary   Public)  Victoria Street, Nelson, B. C.  IA.lv.:.li.i-m  WANTED,  in.I.-r this  FOR  Inwl tivi  SALE,  i.-l-llls ;i  w.  ETC.  ml . .n-h  ins.-rti..ii.|  WAXTI-D  llotel Pliair. Xelson  A .smart, good girl to do chamber work  '    " ' H.'U.  at  T��  I.l-T-  to ..Ir-  The liar at Stanley house, X'elsou, H.C.  McDonald, proprietress.  Apply  Purchases a Pack-Train.  George La form, the Big Bend packer,  wtis in Nelson this week, and before leaving he purchased Henry Ilarshaw's pack-  train of eighteen animals. The animals  tire now on Kettle river. Mr. Laform is  one of the four owners of the Consolation' placer iiiine on French creek, the  other owners being John Sweeny, O. B.  "Williams, and James McCreary. At present there arc six men working iu the Big  Bend country: but the four working on  the Consolation are taking out good pay,  the April dividend being $1100. On Saturday last Mr. Laform brought down  $2-_()(. worth of gold dust; to Bevelstoke.  and on the trip before $1100.  The Twenty-Fourth at Kaslo.  The celebration at Kaslo of tlie 7-3th anniversary of  the birth of queen Victoria  promises   to   be   a   great  occasion.    The  prizes for sports are liberal,   and there is  WAXTI'-D���A pantniaker, or an apprentice.   Apply to  Y. .]. S(|iiire, merchant tailor, Xelson, Ii. (J.  fpOK SAM- OR U..\SI--Good hotel, in one of the best  -*- parts of Xelson. Size, 'Al by 70 feet: two stories; 21  bed-rooms, l-'iii-nislied throughout. Ready for imniedi-  ale occupation. A lirst-class chance for the right person.  Apply to Duncan -tlolJonald. Kaslo. 11. (.'.: or to C. ilain-  ber. West Haker street, X'elsou, H. (i.  mi--X'I-KR.S WAXTKI'-Tlio undersigned will receive  -1- up till noon on May lilth, 181)1, tenders for supplying  and installing une incandescent dynamo of a nominal  .capacity of 100 Ill-candle power lights. G. A. Bigelow,  president Xelson Klectric Light Company.  TO   TI-CIE  Electors of the South Riding  OF WEST KOOTENAY.  Mining and Real Estate Broker  Commission and Insurance  Agent  l-Kntl-RKXTI-.P  The Confederation Life .Association. The Pliii-iii*. l-'iro  Insurance Company. The Dominion Building .Si Loan  Association of Toronto, i.to.  MINES  INSPECTED   AND   REPORTED   UPON.  Several good lots in government townsites of X'ew Denver and Nelson to be sold cheap.  ���Stores and oilices to rent at X'elsou.  Tenant wanted for ranch on Columbia river near Hobson, or will sell.   Good opportunity.  LOTS    IN    ADDITION    "A  to sell on easy terms.  Applv at once to  W. A. JOWETT, Victoria St., Nelson, B.C.  G-'_NT--i*-.Mi_x: Having been requested-at  a large and influential meeting of the  electors of Nelson, and also by a requisition signed by a large number of the  citizens of Ktislo, to stand as a candidate in the Uovernment interest at  the forthcoming I'rovineial Election, 1  desire to signify my acceptance of the  nomination and to thank those who  have proffered me the honor. To them  and to the electors generally I wish to  say that, if elected, I will give careful  attention to till matters coming within  the sphere of legislation and to the best  of my ability protect and promote the  interests of the district and the province.  I a.m. gentlemen, very respectfully yours,  (I. (). Hl-CHANAN.  ft  u  u  just enough rivalry  of Nelson and  Kasl  between the residents  lo to make the leading  events worth witnessing by outsiders.  O.ne of the features will be a base ball  game bet-Veen a picked nine from Xelson  and a nine from Kaslo. It is tin even bet  that neither nine will be able to play the  game out. _       _  A Residence Damaged by Fire.  A lire on Sunday afternoon damaged C.  O. J-Uclianan's residence to the extent of  J}. 100.    The (ire caught between the ceiling  KELSON FANCY STORE.  All kinds of Fancy Goods,  Notions, Ladies' Underclothing, Children's Clothing, etc.  The I.O.O.F. Society have  chartered the Str. Nelson  for an excursion to Kaslo  on the above date. Round  trip tickets $1.50 good  for the return next day.  Meals on boat 50 cents.  W. P. TEETZEL & CO.  CHEMISTS and  :      DRUGGISTS  gang fairly stinks in the nostrils of the  honest electorate. Mi: Hume will have  little support, and his sacrifice is regretted  by those who believe that he is wrecking  what might otherwise have been a useful  political life. The friends of tlie government should stand together in this struggle,.and work unceasingly until election  day for M r. Buchanan's success."  Where They Differ.  On entering an Knglishmaifs house, the  first thing one notices is how well his  heave is adapted to him. On entering an  American's house, the first thing' one  notices is how well  ho adapts  himself  to  his house. Jn England, theestablishment  is carried on with a prime view to the  comfort of the man." Jn America, the  establishment is carried on with tt prime  view to the comfort of the woman. JVIen  are more selfish than women, consequently  the English hoineis, as a rule, more comfortable thau the Ameriea.n home. An  Englishman is continually going home, tin  American is continually going to business.  One is forever planning and scheming to  get home, and to stay at home, and to enjoy the privileges of home; while the  other is more apt to devote his energies to  make his business a place to go to and in  which to spend himself.  Don't buy inferior whisky when you ean have  the best at the same price. We have now  in stoek WALKER'S CELEBRATED BRANDS  SEE THAT YOU  GET THEM.  IT WILL  PAY YOU  IN THE END.  ORDINARY  IMPERIAL  CLUB  HUDS0NS' BAY CO.,  Baker Street, Nelson.  -\GI-XTS I-'OR: .lo*. Kulililz. Milwaukee, U.S.A.; Koi't  (iiirry I-'Iour Mills. Winnipeg; Jlirain Walker & Sons,  .Valkorville.  We are making ready for a dissolution of partnership, in the early spring,  and from today (Thursday, December 21st) will offer our entire stock of Dry  Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats, Crockery, and Glassware at cost.  pie s  Stoves an  rare Dry Goods, Clothing*, Boots and Shoes,  Paints and Oils, Sash and Doors and  a Complete Line of Builders' Material and Miners' Supplies.  Sewing Machines, Newspapers, Books, Stationery  Legal Forms, Office Sundries, Toys, Fancy Goods.  School Supplies  a Specialty.  "W"  X)_ES^r"Vr"__B_R  IE-IE "V_E UL-STOIKZE  __v__*t_d   HSr_A.IE_ZTTS__?  GROCERIES,  HARDWARE,  T  ��  Snag-proof Gum Boots; Lumbermen's Rubbers and Overshoes;  Hand-made Calfskin Boots; Grain and Kip Bluchers; Canvas and  Tan Ox-goods; Congress Imitation Lace and Lace Boots in Kangaroo and Cordovan.   A long line in the latest styles.  The RAILWAY CENTRE and  SEAT OF GOVERNMENT of West Kootenay.  CHOICE BUILDING and RESIDENCE PROPERTY  _E._E_B_A.T_E   -A_L:___0"W_E:D   POE   G-OOD   -BXJILIDI-ISrCS-S.  A large iiml complete stock of the leading lines of  Baker St., next door Nelson Shoe Store.  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP.  Tin: purl m-r. hip lii'i'(!tofiii'i: existing between \V II,  (iriiliiiiii iiml .1. A. Tnylor. doing business under hi' llrni  iiiinii- ol' (iriiliiiiii 0. Tnvlnr. I* fi'iim "i"1 '-'���������"' lll,H ���������-'���',  ilU.nlv.-il liv iiiiiliinl i-on.ciil. W. II. firuliuin assumes  nil linhililii--. nnil i. iilonc iiutlioi'l/ud to i-nllei'l iii-eiiiints  dm! tin! laic firm. W ��� H. -.HA  I.AM,  Witness:    \V. H. Hkhmoni.. .1. A.  IAM-OH.  Ilnli'il nl NVI.nii, British ('oliiiiil)in, !Un>' illi, WI.  Drugs,  Chemicals,  Patent Medicines,  Perfumes,  Soaps,  Brushes,  And  Toilet Articles of  Every Description.  A lnrjfi' -Hid complete slock of  Cor. Baker and  Josephine  Streets,  Nelson, B. C.  iv-**  Central Oilice  of the  Kootenay Lake  Telephone.  ALSO LOTS FOR SALE IN NAKUSP, DAWSON, and ROBSON.  ____?_?L"_T   _ErO__-    PBICES,   IIS/I-A-IPS,  ETC.,   TO  FRANK FLETCHER, Land Commissioner C. and K. R. and N. Co., Nelson, B. C.  _Si  Hotelkeepers and housekeepers needing anything in the line of tableware  should call on or send to JACOB DOVER, JEWELER, Nelson, for prices.  He sells Rogers Brothers' knives, forks, and spoons at $8 per dozen;  castors, $4.50 each; butter dishes, from $1.50 to $3.50; pickle dishes,  from $2 to $5.   Full lines of above-mentioned goods always kept in stock.  W^ALL PAPER | Houston Block,  Corner of Baker and  Josephine Streets,  l-i- !-.'?..-:���- & .M- I*-.' 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