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 ^v _& *y       0ICD y/i ,  Provincial Library  Prestervts an Unequalled Fielu  mi.,.- ^s'xiuper  of   Mineral   Claims   showing   Gold,   Silver,  Copper, Lead, and Zinc, as Well as for  the Investor in  Producing Mines.  ,U#   MAY25 1094   *��-//  Already Completed or Under Construction and  Steamboat   Lines   in    Jperation   Make   the  Mining   Camps   and  Towns   in   Koolenay   Accessible   the   Year   Round.  SECOND  YEAR.-NO. 2fl.  NELSON,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA, SATURDAY,   MAY  IU,   1894-.  ONE  DOLLAR A YEAR.  VIEWS   OF   A   MINE   MANAGER.  Wlio Believes in Developing a Property Before Shipping Ore.  Nnw Di'.NVi'JK. May 1-1 tli.  Byron White was in New Denver last  "Wedneselay. Vancouver, in his opinion,  i.s going to be the great city of British  Columbia. ile has sottletl his family  there. West Kootenay, he said, was a  hard country to make a permanent home  in at present. It is very likely, however,  that ho will build a cottage at New Denver and spend a few months here every  .summer witli his wife and family. He  expects to bo in West Ivootenay hi nisei J'  most of the time as soon as the railroad  gets in. "1 think," he remarked, '.'that  we have seen our dullest times in West  Kootenay. This camp litis been opened  up in the face of a panic antl heavy fall in  silver. It is a wonder to me that any men  are working in the camp tit all." What  the conip will be in good times is to be inferred. iNew Denver, Mr. White considers,  is all right. '"People," ho says, "'will be  here and do business here, and it cannot  be long before wc get a bank in here.  ; Take myself for instance. Living at  at Vancouver, if 1 want to do business  with the bank I have got to go through  the mountains to Ivaslo ttnd down to Nelson. An interview with the bank costs  me fifty dollars at the very least."  Questioned as to some of the reports  flying about regarding a shortage of ore  in some of the; best known mines, Mr.  White said : '" I tlont see what else could  be expected. If you eiig out every pound  of ore in sight you soon won't have any.  Prospects have got to be developed. People have accused me of working a hardship em the country because I never  shipped any- ore from tlie Slocan Star.  1 believe the Star in the shape it is today  i.s tiering as -much for the camp as any  other property. If I had sacked.; ore last  summer and shipped it, the chances tire I  would have nothing to show now but a  smelter certificate and a hole in the  ground. I must say I believe in 'development. Besides, I am a speculator. Anil  I believe the price of ore is going to go  up. Hvery cent.thatsilver goes up means  about $1000 to ine on that lot. of ore at  Three Forks.-"  What dei you figure that ore you have  stored at Three Forks te> be worth nett?  '" Well" said Mr. White" allowing about  %S0 a ton for 'freight and treatment, the  ore is worth between $00,000 and $70,000."  Back From Big Bend.  William  llennessy and M. 11. Hubbard  returned  from  a.trip  to  the Big   Bend  country on Tuesday.    They report it nse-  " less for prospectors to go into that section  earlier than July 1st, as the snow is yet  very deep in the mountains. The Consolation claim on French creek is paying  well. The pay gravel is not more than 0  inches, but the bed-rock is worked to a  depth'of 2A feet, it being coarse slate. The  face is about 30 feet in width, and the  dirt is run some 000 feet and hoisted'50  feet to the surface. It will, however,  soon be hoisted through another shaft  nearer the face,' and a considerable saving  will be made iu labor. The 'dirt pays  about $30 to  the yard, anel the dust is  "worth' $18.75. an ounce in San Francisco.  Several claims will be worked on McCulloch creek. Mr. Hennessy and Thomas  Lidster have both become iuteresteel in.  claims on that creek. A party is at work  on ground four miles from the, mouth of  Carnes creek and reported taking out good  pay. The quartz; ledges in the Big Bend  are from It) to 20 inches wirle, and it is  claimed the ore runs from $30 to $50 in  gold to the ton. John Boyd has bonded a  claim located about ten miles up Carnes  creek, and is now cutting a trail to it.  The vein is said to be 0 feet wide, and in  slate, granite, and porphyry. The ore  runs from $10 to $-10 in gold.  Will Give the Last Chance Another Trial.  The owners of the Last Chance claim on  McCulloch creek, in the Big Bend country, although they have spent $22,000 in  running two tunnels that did nett strike  bedrock, have still faith in the ground.  One tunnel is in 1000 feet anel the other in  1500. The lease expires in July, but it will  be renewed. The; owners tire Josiah  Fletcher, T. .1. Leiitlrtmi, G. C. Tunstall,  Jr., W. M. Brown, William McKen/.ie,  John Bell, Thomas Ardeil, Alex Bilslantl,  and John Sanderson. The latter left Nelson this week for the claim, tint! he will  probably have five others at work with  iiini.    Larger Than Ever Before.  Phil Aspinwall i.s up from Trail Creek  district. He reports that the force em the  Le Roi is now larger than ever before, anel  that while the men are iiot working by  the day, they are making $3.50aelay on  contract work. Trail Creek is to be a  $3.50 camp. "Tom" Feehan is now foreman on the Josie.  The Richest Yet Shipped.  J. G. McGuiganof the Noble Five mines,  in Slocan district, returned today from  Omaha., where he toe>k 51 terns of high-  grade ore. The returns received go te>  show that the eire was the richest yet  shipped in large quantity from the Slocan  country. It ran 510 ounces silver and 51  per cent lead.   Mining News from the Line.  Northport News, 17th:    "The Columbia  Consolidated Placer Mining Company has  transferred to Parker 6c Leavenworth of  Seattle, the agents of tin eastern syndi- |  cate, its $125,000 iu treasury stock, iii con- '  sideration of which Parker 6c Leavenworth have contracted to construct tin  ample canal, starting at the forks of Cedar  creek, three miles southeast of AVaneta,  ami to extend far enough southwest to  supply sufficient water to enable the Columbia company to thoroughly work its  800 acres of laud which hug the Pend d'-  Oriolle and Columbia' rivers, it i.s esti-  mateel by the company's engineer that the  canal, pipe, etc., will cost $35,000. . Colonel Peyton informed the Northport Lumber Company this week that he would  shortly need ti largo bill of lumber, as he  iutcncled to erect several buildings at the  Le B.oi mine, in Trail Creek district. .  James Hays anel Anthony Nelson left on  Saturday for Upper Arrow lake, te> locate  a tin mine which Mr. Hays discovered  about two years ago. At'the time he  discovered it snow wsis falling and he was  .afraid he woultl be snowed in, and last  season ho had no opportunity to get there.  If the ore proves to be what Mr. Mays believes, it will be the greatest discovery  ever made in British Columbia."  FROM   CARIBOO.  The Outlook   not  at   all   Px-omising  for  That  Section of the Province.  A resident of Nelson  has received   the  following summing up of the outlook for  Cariboo.     Tho    letter   is   dated    Bark-  erville, April 20th.    Jt says:    "'At present  the outlook is very blue.   The place  has  grown from bad  to worse ever since you  left.   As  far as a man looking for work  goes, it is almost out of the question, as  no drifting claims of any account are at  work now.   The principal ������'mining is hydraulic,  and  very  little of that.   There  are more men here now than get employment: but rumor has  it that  we are to  have a. boom  in  tlie near future.    A. D.  Whittier has a lease of .all'the'vacant,  ground on Williams creek, and the ground  held as  real  estate  he has bonded.    He  proposes  to .work  the creek from' top to  bottom by a machine called a hydraulic  jet.   Slough creek is 'also held by a company of Americans.    They are just about  ready to try and sink their ���shaft.    Law,  late commissioner at  the World's  Fair,  has a scheme on foot to. prospect Willow  river.:; below 'Mosquito creek.    He is going  to bore with some kind of an augur, and  has the old Lowhee engine on the ground.  J. Allen and  Frank   Petries  think   they  .have: found  a   continuation of   the   old  Heron  lead on. Grouse creek.    Tliey run  a tunnel below where the'pay-streak was  lost and sunk a blind shaft.   They got six  ounces out t)f the shaft.    Quite a number  of 10-mile leases have been applied for on  Willow, Goat,  and Smoky, as well as on  the  Fraser.   There  are  no new strikes.  Iiobson, at the Forks of Quesnelle, is going in to hydraulic miningextensively, but  he   only   pays   about $.10 a  mouth   and  board.    George Isaac and Arthur Johnson  a.nd another man are on Stuart's creek  prospecting.   Arnold   Wilson is working  for Flynn on Mosquito creek.   John AVil-  son is back on Lightning- creek prospecting on the. bench opposite the . Costello.  Barkerville   is   almost   deserted;   about  twenty iu tlio town now, all told."  Keep Pegging Away on Goat River.  While little is heard of the Goat river  and Duck creek camps, the boys who  have interests there keep pegging away.  Frank Fitch, Jack O'Neil, and John Fritch  have bonded the President claim to a  ..Minneapolis conipany, and Dr. Schroeder,  the company's representative, after looking at the property, is wolf satisfied with  it. In running a tunnel last winter two  veins were crosscut, the ore from which  runs 51 per cent copper and .15 in gold.  The tunnel is in 180 feet. A tunnel i.s also  being run on an adjoining claim called the  Selkirk, which shows a o-foot vein on the  surface. The ore from the Selkirk is galena tind carries about 05 ounces silver.  Parties who own a claim five miles up  Goat river have called for tenders for running a 75-foot tunnel. When taking iu a  party on Tuesday te) look tit some properties, Jack O'Neil lost two horses in crossing Goat river. At present, there is little  difficulty in getting to either camp, as the  steamer Nelson runs within a mile e>r two  of many of the claims, both going to aud  coming from.Bonner's Ferry.  A Backward Spring.  John McDonald, who is down from Toad  mountain, says  this  spring is  the  most  backward he has witnessed since going to  the Silver King,"six years ago.   The snow  is still fully eight feet iu depth at the  mine, anel apparently is settling but little.  The nights tire cold, and the days are not  warm enough to thaw the crust formed  at night. The wagon road is bare as far  up as the first turn. Snow is being  shoveled off the proposed site for the  plant that is ne>w lying at the C. 6c K.  depot.   Fifty-five men are employed.  "Will Make Headquarters at a Mine.  George \V. Hughes will, for a time, make  his headquarters at the Mtmuta.iii Chief  mine, which is about two miles form  New Denver. When entt tit Spokane last  week lit. purchased a small Pelton wheel,  which will be used to force air through  the workings of the mine, foul air being  tit times troublesome.  A Gold Mill Started Up.  The 10-sta.inp mill em the Poorman mine  em Kagle creek, six miles southwest of  Nelson, was started up on Frielay, anel  will be run as long as the wafer supply  lasts. Ore is being stoped from both the  north and south drifts. Twelve men are  employed.  VOTERS'   LIST.52N0RTH   RIDING.  Abriol Thomas, Xukiis]>. miner  Anderson Albert, Fife; Valley, riuichor  Allein, Oliver Henry. Roveisloko, brewer  Aelnir, I'M ward. Hall's Landing, .'armor  Anderson. Swan, lllioillowael, hot ol keeper  Armstrong. William David, Umloim, clerk  Abraliiunson, John. Revelstoke, liotolkeeiier  Abraliiunson, Charles O, Roveisloko. hntolkoepcr  Abraliiiinson. Andrew, Revolriloke. minor  Alton, Diiniui, Uevelstoke, bridge foreman  A.slilon, Tlionias, Hevelstoke, laborer  Atkinson, .lolin, Hevelstoke, tie-maker  liimi'iio. I'Vunk II, Nakusp, mereliiinl  niokcrton, Samuel, Nakusp, merchant  Brow.-lor, Isaac Turner, Kevelstokc, station agent  Bunion. Malcolm..Thomson's Lauding, liotolkeeiier  Bourko, John, Uevelstoke, liotelkoeper  Murgeois. Azairo, Revelstoke, laborer  Aanfliild. John H, lllecillewaet, miner  Hiitirne., Henry Josiah, Revelstoke, merchant  Boyd, Alex, Hevelstoke, fiii'iner  Brown, Hugh Archibnld. Hevelstoke, hotelkceper  Boyd, John I), Revelstoke, miner  Burton, A, Trout Creek setl.leincnl, Arrow Lake, farmer  Jinrtun. B, Trout Creek settlement, Arrow Lake, farmer  Burton, li. Trout. Creek settlement, Arrow Lake, fanner  Bain, Thomas W, Illecillewnet, miner  Barber, J. Cuy, Uevelstoke, Walohinakcr  Bennett, Thomas, lllecillewaet, minor  liorgcn, I'eter l>. lllecillewaet, miner  Brown, William M, Hevelstoke, hololkeopor  Boyd, John, Uevelstoke, miner  Milliard, Charles. Lareleiiu, minor  lieruhc, Jo-eph Kinile. tllaeier, station agent  Brown, Krancis A, Itevelsl.oke. miner  Biirnie, James, Uevelstoke. carpenter  Ciimiiiiglihin, Arthur, Hall's Landing, farmer  Condcll, Richard, Lardemi, farmer  (,'nloy John, Hevelstoke, carpenter  Cameron, Duncan, I'evelstoke. gentleman  Crawford. Junius, Crawford's Landing, farmer  (.'adman, Thomas, Uevelstoke, accountant  Cowan William. Revelstoke. holelkoopor  Crawford. Daniel A, Revelstoke, bridgemim  (Jurr.o, Archibald. Revelstoke. bridgeinan  (Joohraiie. Alexander Hugh, Nakusp, agent  Coppoek, William C. Nakusp. farmer  Cameron, Rory \V, Nakusp, farmer  Cliishohn, 1', TroutCreeksettlement. Arrow Lake, farmer  Calloway, (ieorge A, lllecillewaet, watehiuaii  Caldwell, John, lllecillewaet, minor  Corrigan, Henry, Hevelstoke, bridgeinan  Crowlc, .Samuel I"). Revelstoke, farmer  Cooper Archie, Fire Valley, farmer  Ciiiiiniings, John, Nakusp, clerk  Conway, Frederick James, Nakusp, salesman  Corbin, Charles Jl, Nakusp, lineman  Cotton, l'\ G. Stapeltun, Revelstoke, hotelkceper  Cormack William, Hevelstoke, laborer  Ohisliohn, Daniel, Hevelstoke, laborer  Crickmny, Frederick Georges, Hevelstoke, draughtsman  Corrigan, Alichael, Hevelstoke, tie-maker  Connor James, Revelstoke, laborer r,  Cotirsier, Henry Noble, Revelstoke. merchant  Craig, Andrew M. Hevelstoke, clerk  Crawford, Hector, \V, Revelstoke, lireman  Dure, William, i<"irc Nallty, farmer  Duggan, Thomas, Hevulsmkc, carpenter  Downs, Thomas, Hevelstoke, miner  David. Morgan, Revelstoke, accountant  Donoghiie, Thomas, Revelstoke, lumberman  Donnelly, Hamilton, Revelstoke. lumberman  Devine, Thomas. Hevelstoke, brielgeman  Dolan, Joseph. Hevelstoke, farmer  Doubt, John, Revelstoke. teamster  Dunn, Joseph M, Revelstoke, storekeeper  Dansereau, J.ouis, Nakusp, clerk  Daly. William, Nakusp. none  Driscoll, James, Nakusp. painter  Deschainlis, Samuel, Nakusp. teamster  Doyle, William. Hevelstoke, laborer  Dolvier, Tolesplior. Hevelstoke, tie-maker  Dupont, Edward, Hevelstoke, miner  F.dwards,Walter, Hevelstoke, cook  Kdgar, Fred, Hevelstoke. barrister  Fletcher, Krnest. Revelstoke. carpenter  Ferguson, David, Revelstoke, laborer  Foley, Jeremiah, Revelstoke,-secLioii-forciium  Fowler, J nines W. Hevelstoke, minor  Fraser. Frederick, Hevelstoke, bridgeinan  Flemning. William, Hevelstoke. butcher  FaiKjuier. Frederitk George, Nakusp, constable  Karroll, Henry, Nakusp, carpenter  Field. Onirics Alear. Revelstoke, hotelkceper  Forrest, Thomas. Revelstoke,!!. R lirenian  .Glover, John. Fire Valley, rancher  Gladwin, Gilbert. Fire Valley, rancher  Graham, Thomas James, Revelstoke, miner.  Gainer, Michael. Dardeau, miner  Gray, John. Revelstoke, miner  Grieson, Allen J, Revelstoke, miner  Grey, James. Big Bend, miner  Gee", Frederick, I). Revelstoke, carpenter  Green, Robert, il",' Revelstoke, farmer  Green. Benjamin, lllecillewaet, miner  (iiiiinonel, Jos, Nakusp, laborer  Grace, Kelweirei, Hevelstoke, laborer  Gillespie, Walter, Revelstoke, lirenian, C. P. It.  Gillespie, Donald l', Hevelstoke, miner      ,  Gouilie, Norman, Revelstoke, teamster  tjlass, Richard M, Revelstoke. clerk  Iliiig. Thomas Livingstone, Revelstoke, mining broker  llowson, Albert, Revelstoke, contractor  Holdich Augustus Henry, Roveisloko, analytical chemist  Home, Thomas K. Revelstoke. miner  Hume. Horace D. Revelstoke. dining-car conductor  llunie. Robert, Hevelstoke, laborer  Hume, Clarence B, Reveletokc, merchant  Harwood, Herbert, Revelstoke, lumberman  Hill, Samuel. Hevelstoke, miner  Hurtle. William, lllecillewaet, minor  Haskins, John \V, Hevelstoke. miner  Hetheriiigton. John, Hevelstoke. miner'  Merrick, Flliot, Richard, Big Bond, miner  Haig, Andrew, Nakusp, miner  Haig, James, Nakusp, contractor  Hector. John, Nakusp, bartender  Hurtle, Charles, Nakusp, miner  Hall, DaviilThonias, Hall's Landing, farmer  Ilart. Charles, A. Hevelstoke, carpenter  Harris. Henry, Hevelstoke, laborer  Ilaggerty, William, Revelstoke. miner  Harris. James. Hevelstoke. miner  Masieii, Josiah J, Revelstoke, tie-maker  Hickey, William. Revelstoke, miner  Hay, Henry Francis, Revelstoke. carpenter  Jones. Ambrose J, Revelstoke, miner  Johnson, Kven, TJiomson's Landing, farmer  Johnson, Herbert Oliver. Revelstoke, lumberman  Jordan. George William. Fire Valley, farmer  Jordan. Frank, Fire Valley, fanner  Jordan, Frederick Win. Nakusp, merchant  Jiidd, George, Revelstoke, clerk  Ivirby. William. Jr. Fire Valley, rancher  Kirby, William, Kire Valley, rancher  ICirkiip. James, Revelstoke, laborer  Kennedy..lames, Hevelstoke, laborer  Ivirkup, William, Revelstoke, tinsmith  (Connelly, I'eter. Hevelstoke, watchman  ICellie, James. Al. Hevelstoke, miner  .Connelly, James, ('. Revelstoke, miner  ICincnid. Abraham I'Minond.Thomson's Lauding, rancher  Kelly, Patrick, Hevelsfuke, laborer  ICincnid. Robert. Hevelstoke, lireman C. I'. It.  Knox, John, Hevelstoke. laborer  Lowe, liicliiird imiierl. Fire Valley, rancher  Lewis, Thomas, nevelstoki', blacksmith  Lindiiiark, (.harlos Frederic, uevelstoke, teamster  Law. William J, Rovolstnki.. tiiilor  Lund, Guslav, uevelstoke, miner  Long, James Kdward, uevelstoke brewer  Langford, Isaac, Kovolsloko. laborer  Lafornie, George, ttuvelstoko. minor  Levesitue, Arcbille. Revelstoke, miner  Lewis, Kvan Oliver. Revelstoke. baker  lilting, Frederick W, Rovel.-.toke, lonokcr  Langrcll, Isaac II, Albert Canyon, miner  Lee, William John. Revelstoke. yardiuaster  Lindnnist, Alex, Revelstoke, steamboat, captain  Lyoniiise, Fnink K. Revelstoke, telegraph operator  Little, David, Revelstoke. wiper, (.: 1' I;  Liimey, Daniel A, Lardeau, merchant  Lindley. William K. lllecillewaet. sawyer  Little, William B, Revelstoke, laborer  Levesinie. Louis, Uolisiiu. hotelkceper  Lowery. Robert T. Nakusp,.jourunli.-.|  Lcbhy. Josi,'|ih, Nakusp. cook  Lawsoii, David, Itevelstokc, laborer  Liivoie. Kugene, Revelstoke, laborer  Laiiiont, liiniis, Revelstoke, clerk  Lovowell, Henry, Hall's Landing, farmer  Madden, JIiikIi. Nakusp, hotelkceper  Madden. Robert, Nakusp, hot el keeper  Metcalfe, Kd.viird, Revelstoke, laborer  Meiiheiiick, Cory, Lardeau, miner  Murray. Alfred !���'.. Lnrilvaii, nieidinuii;  Mcsley James, Hall's Landing, fnrinor  MegoM', Rinnan, Revelstoke, miner  Mnekic, William, Hevelslnke, watchman  Mot tee, J I), Trout, (.'reek sell lenient. Arrow Lake, farmer  Alaiinsell. Riehard Kdwyn Han,-, Revelstoke. miner  Alolsen, Charles, Hig Bend, miner  .Mellon Ud, John II. Nakusp, blacksmith  Alaroney, Anilrew, Alberl Canyon, >cclion foreiuan  Aliiirhcad, William t.'rosbie, Nnkiisii. clerk  Alonxies. Robert, Ri'vol.-loko. It R llreinaii  Aliicl'lierson, John, Rovel-loko, laborer  Aluiiro, Archibald, Rovelstoko, laborer  Aloorc, l-'rcd .V, RrvclMnko, clerk  .McLean, Alexander, Fire Valley, rancher  AlcDougall, llohcrl, Fire Valley, rancher  AlcK'ny, Hugh, Nakusp. bolelkeepitr  AloKlnnoii, Keiinclli, Niikiisp, miner  ( AlelCiiinon. Dan, Nakusp. (enmstcr  AteGrafh. William, Itevelstokc, carpenter  McNeil, Ainedie, Revel~toke, barber  AIcDonald, John Dnimld, Hevelstoke, minor  AlelConzio, Hugh, Revelstoke, laborer  McRao. Alex IC, Revelstoke, carpenter  .McLean. Krnest II S. Revelstoke, physician  McICcn/.ie, Wm. Big Rend, miner  Alcl'herson, Archie A, Trout Creek settlement. Arrow  Luke, filmier  ArcGoniioll, James Quinton, Trout Creek settlement, Arrow Lake, farmer  AIc.Arthur, Alexander C, lllecillewaet. station agent  McDonald Hugh, lllecillewaeL, boiirdiiighoii.se keeper  McDonald, Laueiilin, Revelstoke. miner  AIcDonald, Archie, Trentt Lake, miner  AlelCiiinon, AIox F. Illccillowuol.. minor  AlcRao. Alexander, Lardeau, miner  ' McMillan, John. Nakusp. miner  AlcRao. JMurdock, Glacier, bridgeinan  AlcKay. Angus, Revelstoke. teamster  AlcArthur, William A, lllecillewaet. brakcinaii  McLemi, Alexander, Hovi.'lstoke, laborer  AlcLood, William, Revelstoke. cook  Alclnfyre, Alexander, Revelstoke. carpenter  AlcCaskill, Afiilcohn, Revelstoke, tiinbormaii  AleGill, Wiliiiim, Revelstoke, laborer  McICoii/.io, John IT, Uevelstoke, laborer  McLcod. Lauchlin. Revelstoke, laborer  McLean. Diui'-an, Revelstoke. railroader  AlcArthur, Arlhur G, Hevelstoke. cook  AlcArthur, Jaines, Revelstoke, teamster  AleRae, John Allen, Revelstoke, engineer's asst.  AlcRao, William, Revelstoke, engineer's asst  AIcTavish, James, Revelstoke. laborer  Alclntyre, William. Big Bend, minor  j\IcCuaig, Archibald, uevelstoke, carpenter  McDonakl, Angus, Kcvolstoko, laborer  Northey. Richard W, uevelstoke, journalist  Nicholson, Win 11, uevelstoke. engineer  Nollos, Charles N, uevelstoke, bartender  Needhiiiii. .Samuel, uevelstoke, laj'lor c  Nocelham, Henry, uevelstoke. carpenter  Nixon, tjteorgo. Farwell, woodchopper  Nolan, James Martin, Nakusp, waiter  Nault, J Trellle, Nakusp. hotelkceper  Nault, Ludger. Nakusp, carpenter  Nault, Adelphio, Nakusp, gentleman  Nooiiiin, James, Nakiup, miner  Old. Arthur Henry, Fire Valley, rancher  (Jld. John Bennett, Fire Valley, rancher  Old, George B, Fire Valley, farmer  Oliver, Thomas Alfred, uevelstoke clerk  Oatinan, George T G, uevelstoke, trapper  -Pago. William Henry, Fire Valley, rancher  Phipps. William .Scott, uevelstoke. clerk  Paul, Alexander, uevelstoke, cook  Park, Andrew, uevelstoke. minor  Pickard, Kdward, ueveNtoke, shoemaker  Peterson, Peter It. uevelstoke. farmer  Pollock, George, ucvolstoke lumberman  Paxtoii. William George, uovelstoko, brewer  Piper, George Owen, Trout Lake, engineer  J'roper, Jaines, Nakusp, logger  Perks, John Vincent, Nakusp, liotelkoeper  Pringlo, James F, uevelstoke, draughtsman  Peebles, James, Hevelstoke. cook  Pearce, William Jollili', uevelstoke, laborer  Robinson, Josliua, Fire Valley, rancher  Ridsdale, Arthur H, Nakusp, hotolkooiior  Reiel, Thomas. Hall's Landing, carpenter  ���Jtoss, Hugh, Hall's Landing, farmer  Rigliton, Thomas, uevelstoke. butcher  Ramsey, Jtichard H. uevelstoke, fanner  Robinson, Diiniel. uevelstoke, sawmill proprietor  Roach, (jcorgo, Hevelstoke. minor  Ross, Alitlcolin C, uovelstoko, carpenter  Itullierford.Hobert, Nakusp, farmer  Hanisaj-, liichard, uevelstoke, farmer  Robinson, John u. Hevelstoke, sawyer  Heid, William u, uovelstoko,'engineer  Richards. Charles, uevelstoke, carpenter  Richardson,-'-Thomas, lllecillewaet, liotelkoeper  Rilchic, George, lllecillewaet, miner  Richardson. John, Lardeau. hotelkceper  Ross, Luis, Nakusp, laborer  Raymond, uobert L, Hevelstoke. laborer  Roger, 7'idwarel, uevelstoke, laborer  Ryan. Tlionias, uevelstoke. laborer  I'pssitcr, Charles, uovelstoko. miner  L-o-ynolds. Thomas. Hevelstoke, laborer  Scaia, Lewis, Fire Valley, rancher  Scaia, Adam, Fire Valley, rancher  Smith, John L, uevelstoke. telegraph operator  Stewart, William, uevelstoke. bridgeinan  Spinks. George, Hevelstoke, minor  Steed, Thomas, uevelstoke. clerk  Stewart,.Hugh, Thompson's Landing, carpenter  Shaw, John, uevelstoke, laborer  Shaw, Charles Krskine, uovelstoko, trader  Stewart. John, uevelstoke. farmer  Skogstrom. John IT, Albert Canyon, farmer  Snell. Jaines, Lardeau, farmer'  Smith, Albert N, uevelstoke, carpenter  Stone. John, uevelstoke,-hotelkceper  Stone, John Albert, uevelstoke. cook  Sydor. Krnest F. uovelstoko, ear repairer  Stewart. Win W, uevelstoke. C P u wiper  Scott, Walter, lllecillewaet. miner  Sanderson, uobert, uevelstoke:, steamboat captain  Sargent, William, Hlecillewaet, section man  Scott, James H, lllecillewaet, miner  .Sutherland. John P, Trout Lake, butcher  Siiiithcringale, Charles Kdward, Nakusp, journalist  Scott, Albert, Hall's Landing, farmer  Saunders, William K. Nakusp. roadmastcr  Sexton, Jerry, Nakusp, laborer  Stauber, John, Suminit Lake, niiner  Sampson, Wm Curtis, .Niikiisp, accountant  Stables, William, Glacier, gardener  Stone, William, Nakusp, laborer  Sushaw, John Homy, Nakusp. teamster  Smith, Magnus, uevelstoke, blacksmith  Shuttleworth, uucbi.ii u, uevelstoke, minor  Sliorrin, J.oiiis, uevelstoke, miner  Sullivan, Louis, uevelstoke, minor  Slieehaii, Joseph P. uevelstoke. laborer  Sehoolcy, Kdward. uevelstoke, cook  Shaw, Kdward, Revelstoke, laborer  ���Stritllicrs, William, Itevelstokc, laborer  Shannon, John. Revelstoke, teamster  Scott, James, Revelstoke, clerk  Shiiinlcr, Fred W, Revelstoke. waiter  Topping, Kugene Say re. Trail, hotelkceper  Topping, Robert, Revelstoke, contractor  Terrybcrry, George, Revelstoke, blacksmith  Toot or, John, lllecillewaet, laborer  Taylor. John, lllecillewaet, miner  Taylor. William, Revelstoke. miner  Thompson, James W, Thompson's Landing, land agent  Taylor, Charles, lllecillewaet, miner  Thomas, 1/ Sidney, Nakusp. postmaster  Thomas, George, Robson, station agent  Townsend. Timoth, Revelstoke, brewer  Turpoe, Kdward, Revelstoke, laborer  Turner. Robert, Revelstoke, cook  I'liderhill. -Samuel, lllecillewacr, miner  Viikers, William If, Hall's Landing, farmer  Veiicb, Alexander. Naku.sji, laborer  Wells, Francis Beddoes, Revelstoke, postmaster  Wrong. Frederick Brewster. Hevelstoke, clerk  Warren, William Henry, Revelstoke, carpenter  Williamson, Robert, TroutCreek .-ett lenient. Arrow Lake  fariiii:''  Williams. Aloslyn Wynn, Trout Creek settlement, Arrow  Lake, farmer  Walker, Samuel, Trout Creek  .settlement, Arrow Lake,  farmer  Walker, Peter Al, Trout Lake, miner  Woolsley. David (..', Illecillewnet, miner  Walsh, John K, Niikiisp, livery stable  Wnodrow, Jaines Isidore, Itevelstokc, butcher  Williamson, William, Glacier, watchman  Wiildicoiiibe, John, Revelstoke. clerk  Weaver. Samuel, Revelstoke. laborer  Wilson, William, Hevelslnke, laborer  Williams. Uobert J, Revelstoke. engineer  Wright, Jaines, Revelstoke, railroad lirenian  While, Arthur. Revelstoke, laborer  Walker, Joseph, Itevelstokc, cook  Whyle, John ('oriiinl. Green Slide, It R superintendent  Wilson, .Arthur, Uevelstoke, laborer  Walker, William, Itevelstokc, carpenter  WIImiii. John It, Revelstoke, carpenter  Names Dropped From List.  Allan, Raymond, Rcvelsloke, miner  Armstrong. John ,1, Rcvelsloke, mathematician  Pndersnii, Peter, Naku>p, laborer  Arms!rung. Angus, itevelstokc, laborer  Atherton, William H. lllecillewaet, railwayman  Bailing, William, lllecillewaet, miner  Barre. Octave, Revelstoke. miner  Blackball. John, Revelstoke, miner  Buxton, Albert Kdward, Revelstoke. carpenter  Barren, John S, .Summit of Sclkirks, storekeeper  Bordiui, Oliver, Trail, shoemaker  Bradford, Frederick Fleniiiig, 1,'i-velMoko, tiinekoeper  Brennaii, Jaines, Revelstoke, bridge foreman  Blooiin|uol, A, Nakusp. laborer  Brooke, J I'", Nakusp. clerk  lleriibi', I-', Nakusp, teamster  Beaudin. A K, Naku-p. cook ,  Baylis. Charles T, Rcvelsloke, minister  Coggiiif., Tliiiuiiis, lllecillewaet, teamster  Cameron. Charles, Uevelstoke. tnylnr  ('iiinpbell, John Roy. Revelstoke, miner  Ciimjiboll, J 1). ReveNloko.Hirpontcr  Caseiot.o, Dorig, N'aku-p. laborer  Cabana, Alfred, Trail, miner  Ciiin^ton. John, Kevclsloko, miner  Ciiiliiell, Joseiih. Itevelstokc, miner  Cornish, W ii, lllecillewael, lumberman  Dunn, Kdmuiiil P, Lardeau, miner  Dunn, William, Iteeelslnke, Inburer  Dunn. William John, Revelstoke, miner  Donovan, Patrick, Itevelstokc. laborer  Dozois, George, Trail, blacksmith  Dundee, Charles, Trail.���minor  DaiTiiugh. D.I, Nakusp, laborer  Klliott, Robert, Revelstoke. miner  i'.arle. John, Trail. inillwrighL  i<'loden, John, Illcillcwact.. laborer  Krasor, William, lllecillewaet, miner  Fotherston' Sneuccr T, lllecillewael, miner  Girard, Joseph, Robson. laborer  Graham, Donald, Revelstoke, miner  fire-on, J Al, (llccillowacl, Wiilohniaii  lligstroin. Thoinas. Revelstoke, miner  llalkolt, Duncan. Revelstoke. laborer  limit or. George, Revelstoke, laborer  Hall, John Lewis, [Jail's Lauding, farmer  Jackson, John, Nakusp, laborer  IConnody, Patrick, Trail, minor  Levusseur. George, Robson, cook'  Lynch, Alexander, Trail, merchant  Lindsay, James H, Itevelstokc, brakesman  Lewis, William A, Revelstoke, laborer  Locaslo. Frank. Nakusp, hairdresser  Aloorc, Hillyarel, Revelstoke, teamster  Alalheson, James, Revelstoke. miner  Alills, B H, lllecillewael.. laborer  Murphy, .Stephen, Revelstoke, laborer  Alurphy. William. Hevelstoke, laborer  Aliller, William, Revelstoke, teamster  Aladsen, John, Revelstoke, laborer  Alatheson, Alexander. Hevelstoke. minor  Murray, Patrick A, Revelstoke, miner  AlaoDonald, Noil, Revelstoke, laborer  Mitnir, John, Nakusp, laborer  Mulliolland, Lewis Warner, Trail, miner  Alicliauel, .losgph, Trail, miner  Marsh, George Charles, Revelstoke. agent  AloAllislor, Williain, Roveisloko. laborer  AIc(.'osliam. Dan, Revelstoke, teamster  AlcICay, Angus. Lurileau. miner  .McDonald. William, lllecillewaet, holelkoeper  McCord. Jion.jainiiio C, lllecillewaet, miner  AlcCarthy, Tlionias. Revelstoke. cook  AleDado, William K, lllecillewaet. miner  AIoLean, Daniel Hugh, Revelstoke, farinor  AIcGruer, A D. Revelstoke. car|i''n(or  McArthur, Duncan,  Rcvelsloke, teamster  AIcDonald, Christopher, Revel-toko, laborer  MclCinloy. John. Trail, minor  AIcLeod. Al I), J.rail, miner  MoRae, Thomas, Lardeau, miner  AleCormick, Alexander, Tlioinpson's Landing, laborer  McBride, Jerry, Robson, farm hand  AlcDougall. G W, Nakusp. hotelkceper  McNaugliton, K A, Nakusp, logger  .Mcintosh. Al C. Revelstoke, carpenter  Neilson, John P. Revelstoke. packer  Norris, John, Revelstoke, laborer  Neiiny. Patrick, Roveisloko, laborer  Nash, Charles, Revelstoke, carpenter  Nelson, 0, Nakusp, laborer .  Noel, Joseph K, Trail, minor  O'Brien, Daniel, Revelstoke, taylor ' '' ���'  Osier, Charles Hodgson. -Nakusp, civil engineer  O'Brien, Barney,���Trail, ranelier  Palizzi, Jose, Nakusp, laborer .'.���.  Patterson, Siiains, Nakusp, laborer  Pago. Henry, Fire Valley, rancher  Patterson. John Stuart, Hevelstoke, clerk  Ploud, D, Nakusp, laborer  Russell, John, Lardeau, laborer  Ruel, Felix, Trail, miner  Remington, John, Itevelstokc, laborer  Rorison, Basil D, lllecillewaet, miner  Rasicot, T S, Nakusp, foreman-  Shannon, Pat. Revelstoke, laborer  Sykes, Alfreell), Fire Valley, iniiier  Scott, Albert, Hall's Landing, ranelier  .Scliinolil, William, Lardeau. iaborer  Stewart, Hugh II, Lardeau, carpenter  Strand. A J. Albert Canyon; hotelkceper  -  Turcotto. Ernest. Revelstoke, cook  Townsend, Turner N K, lllecillewaet. miner  Tliompson, Ross. Trail, miner ���  'I'onner, John. Revelstoke. tiemakor  Vail, Oliver J. Fire Valley, rancher  Vian, Hilaire, Robson, minor  'Wood. Charles, lllecillewaet, miner  Wallace. David.. Revelstoke, packer  'Wright, William. Revelstoke. carpenter  Wilson, John, Robson, rancher  Whit more. James K, Robson. sailor  Worth, John. Fire Valley, rancher  Woodward, W H. Revelstoke, carpenter  Wall. William II, Revelstoke, bridgeinan  Weller, William J, Revelstoke, bridgeinan  Another Exaggerated Statement.  More exaggerated statements have been  sent out from Kaslo than from all other  towns in Kootenay combined. The newspaper correspondence i'rom that place  seldom contains facts, and i.s always  highly colored. The following is a fair  sample of the "rot" that is being sent out  in regard to the contest for member of  the legislativeassembly. It is taken i'rom  the Vancouver World of the 7th:  "The government candidate will divide  the vote in Nelson, while in Kaslo, his  home, Mr. Biiclutnan will poll a solid one.  This he will also do-.in Denver. _Na.ku.sp,  'Three Forks,'Carpenter creek, and ejther  places, in all of which exists a determination to stamp, out Jlttstonian dictation  and bossism. The oppositionists tire becoming fewer every hour. They are  realizing the fact that talk tind denunciation'of the government tire cheap, but  when facts are arrayed against bald, unsupported assertions, the hitter count for  nothing. The oppositionists, therefore,  tire becoming despondent and the ministerialists buoyant. The government is  becoming more popular daily, anel the fact  that its success in the forthcoming cemtest  is assured beyonel peradventure aelels to  its prestige in this section of the province!.  Nor is the fact overlooke.d that the opposition, as tt .party, is weak in brain power  and without a iiieleler, being, in fact,  nothing more or less than tin tiggregtitietii  of objoctionists anel obstructionists. The  government party in this rieling have  played ti waiting anel a, winning hand.  The utmost unanimity prevails in their  ranks, till aspirants having withdrawn in  favor of .Mr. Biichtuinii. whose stock now  can safely bo placet! 1~> to Mr. IItune's 2">.  I confitlently preelict that (.���'. O. Buchanan  will be South Kneite.nay's first representative anel feel sure; my prophecy will be  verified."  The writer of the: above is even ignorant  of the boundaries of the riding. I'or .Niikiisp i.s tmt in the; south riding, but in the  north; antl if ignorant of its beniniinries.  i.s he likely to know much about the  opinions of the (.lejctonite of the filling?  THE   PROSPECTOR  Getting Into Line for Hume.  I'Ye.el Hume paid Kaslo a visit this week  merely to get acipitiinteel with the boys.  That he geit act|uaintcd with a majority  of them is evielenceid by I ho report of his  nmotings appearing in this week's .Miner.  Kaslo is no longer "solid" lor .Mr. Buchanan, for no less than eighty-five electors signed the; roll of membership of a  campaign club, eae-h pledging to work anel  vote I'or .Mr. llunie!.  County Court,  .Iiielgi- Spinks arrived on I'Yielny and will  open a session of lhe county court em .Mem-  day. Since lhe last term, I-15 new cases  have liccti e-nliTcil by registrar Cil'lin, ami  20-eidel adjourned rases will conn; up for  hearing. All eases originating at Kaslo  will be; heard at Nelson. '  Vividly Described in Enduring Prose by  Randall H. Kemp.  Poets and historians have never sounded  the praises of the prospector, either in  lasting verse or enduring prose. Except  an occasional sketch in some western local  ptiper, this class of hardy pioneers are  never given any attention by the literary  geniuses of the day.  There   are different kinds of  prospectors.    One kind   hang around recording  ofTices, keeping track of the records, wait-  I ing for an opportunity to '"jump" a claim  should the annual work not-be performed  thereon; and another kind loiter around,:  mining camps,   waiting to hear of some  rich strike, when they rush   to  the scene  and locate "extensions" or "side  liners."  The real, genuine prospector, however, is  the   one   who   shoulders   his  pack,  goes  forth into unexplored mountains, taking  till the chances, trusting to his knowledge  of formations and minerals anil to fate to  "'strike it rich."   iNo class of men is more  elesorving of credit i'or  the settlement of  the great west.  It wtis not the Golden Gtite harbor of  S;in Francisco, or the snow peaks of  Shasta, or the possibilities of fruit culture that caused California to be a great  state; the timber resources and beautiful  lakes did not attract pioneers to western  Nevada: the great reaches of pasture  lanels and the fertile valleys caused not  the first rush to .Montana: fdaho would  not be a state in the Union today were it  not for tlie prospector; British Columbia '  owes its standing almost entirely to the  men whosought for'mineral riches. Thus  we might go on indefinitely.  it takes :i man of -peculiar tetnperment  to follow this vocation, lie must be  physically able to endure hardships, and  have the stamina to bear disappointments. He must have a vivid imagination aiul quick mi nil. The possibility of  making a.'-'valuable.- eliscovery is ever  uppermost in his..thoughts.. The extremes  of fortune he is able to stand. Should  tlie blind goddess smile on him,'-and his  condition be changed from poverty to  . a II111 e n co,'. he 'ha s. a t tain eel..." li i.s a m b i li o i i ,  'arid ever afterwartls. as tt general rule,  makes an influential anel useful citi/.en.  .Should fate be'against him. he accepts  the decree philosophically,'.''and .when no  'longer able-to follow his chosen calling,  he retires, content to take"his"-chances  again .when an opportune time arrives.  Too many-who have not given this class  of iiomandic  pioneers a thought are in-  clineel   to   look   on  them   as   wandering  vagrants, with iio other ambition than to  tempt fate and  trust to the vagaries of  chance.     Investigation,     however,     will  nren'e that the grand army of prospectors  is made up from every walk- and avocation  in   life.     Many of  the  most   noted  colleges could find their alumni in their  ranks; all professions and trades'are icp-  resented.    Bough  of dress and not over  choice in the selection of words to express  tin   idea  is the average prospector  when  following his occupation.    Generosity  in  the broadest 'acceptation' of the term, tis a  rule, is oneof hi.s strongest virtues.    Not  only is the passing 'stranger "welcome to  the lion's share of his "grub" in camp or  cabin,'coarse'though  it may be, but the  same spirit of proeligiality governs him  when   in   town   or  in  city.     He.   apparently,' thinks  there are no 'refreshments  too  rich for the   blood of his accociates  when he i.s in funds.   l  Many old-time features of the Far West  are things of the past. The locomotive  anel the palae.e car have superceded the ox  team and the prairie schooner. The  swift.-inoving steamboat carries its passengers anel freight on the rivers and  hikes where less than a generation tigo  transit was by.birch-bark canoe anel eltig-  enit. Wondrous change is taking place  where once ;ul venttirotts spirits ttdvtinceel  when hungry for the western horizon.  The rapid strides of tin encroaching civil i/.atinu, pressing on with indelible footprints over the rough pathways heweel  out with his iron hand, tire gradually  narrowing the field of operations of the  prospector, ttnd. figuratively speaking, like  Alexander the Great, he; sighs for new  worlels lei e-onepior, but knows not where  U> go to find a virgin wilelerness in which  to elelvc anel search for the metallic treasures of the earth. In a h'W years, a  e-eaiplc t>f decade's tit best, the rising generation will only kneiw eif the prospector  through what he may re-ad in steiry rem-  nincse-cnt of sonic oltl-timer. whose only  themghts were'of the days of the past.  Cariboo has the Call.  Captain 1��. C Aelanis of .Meinti'eal arrived at Nelson on Friday, in order to be  present eliiring the-hearing of a mining  case in which he; is interested. He says  thai Caribeui has the call at present at  Montreal, owing, in great, pari. U> the fact  that several of the leading ollie-itiIs of the  Canadian Pacifier hit ve; beeeiuie iuteresteel  in hyelraulic propositions in that district.  Captain Adams will go from Nelson to  the; Okauiigtin country, where he litis  mining antl townsite interests.  A Concentrator for a Slocan Mine.  The parties who recent Iy aee|uircel the  Alamo mine, in the Twin lake basin, Sle>-  ciiii district, evide-nlly mean business.  Three of the party returned today from  the cast, and they repeirl a concentrating  plant purchased fine I shipped.  A strong vein with several stringers of  high grade or!1 running I hrnugli il ha- bc��ti di��o<ivcivd iu  doing work mi the Noonday No. :;. 'I'll'' Noonday No. i  i- located In the neighborhood ni'lhi- (iulenit Farm near  Siivcrton.  Anot her gold strike is   reported on   the  nisi shore of Sliican lake.  i  j"'i'  '.Cfi  AT  T^gggggggMig��g%^^ THE  TRIBUNE:   NELSON,  B.C., SATURDAY,  MAY   li),   1894.  PUBLISHERS' NOTICE.  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Rooms :i  ���   and   1  Houston  block.  Nelson.   Telephone  1'-'.  R. HARHl.St^N, H. A.���Hurri-ter and Anon icy al  Law (of the province of New Hriin-wickl. Conveyancer, Notary Public, (.oiiimi.���inner for taking Allidavil-  for use in the Courts of Hriti.-h Columbia, etc. Ollices���  Ward street, between Maker and Vernon, Nelson, H.C.  L.  Stltu ��nbmtu*  SATURDAY MORNING..  ....jiav m, isoi  For Member of the l.egi.-lativo Assembly for the South  ltiding of Wo-l Kootenay i)i.-trict,  JOHN    FREDERICK   HUME.  PLATFORM   OF  PRINCIPLES.  "AlWi'KIl  IIV   /)i:i.KGATKS  IS  COSVVSTIOS   OS   TIIK   ll'I'II  Ol'"  Al'ltll.,   1SII1.  Wlicreas. the men that iipbuiltthe Dominion of Canada  wore not of one naliviiy. and if a healthy patnotio  sentiment is to prevail, and only by the growth of  such a sentiment can Canada taken place among Kng-  lisli-spoaking nations, the rospon.-ibilities of government  must be enlriisted to men of known capacity, and not to  men who by aecident of birth imagine themselves rulers  bv Divine right.   Therefore, bo it resolved���   .  "First. That, we hold as reprehensible the practice of  appointing non-residents to ollicial positions in interior  districts, and we niaiiilaiii that all ollices, where practicable, should be lllleel b.v residents of the district wherein  the ollicial performs duty.  Second. Special and private legislation not only consumes too groat a part of the time that should be devoted  to tlio consideration of public measures, but il leads to  practices that Loud lo lesson eonlideiieo in lhe integrity  of the legislative a.-.-embly, and through it an insidious  poison is di.-.-ominated that iu time will find its way  throughout the whole organism of lhe body politic;  therefore, we favor the enactment of general laws that  will reduce to a minimum .-peciul legislation and do  away with private legislation altogether.  Third. The intero.-ts of the province were not  safe-guarelod iu the agreement between the government  and Hie Naku-p & Slocan Railway Company, unit Lhe  policy of the government in pledging Lhe credit of the  province, in order that speculative companies may prolit  thereby, is lo be condemned.  Fourth. After making provision for the payment of  the running expenses ol the government, expenditures  should he confined solely to the building and betterment  of wagon roaeis anil other works Unit are for the free use  and benelit of the public-at-largo, leaving to private enterprise the .construction unci .'operation of railways and  all other undertakings for tlie use of which the public  are rcei uircd to pay.  Fifth. The speedy adjustment of the differences between the province and the Dominion, to the end that  "the land within the railway bolt along tlio -Canadian  I'aoilic railway be thrown open to settlement under lhe  land laws of the province; the amendment of the Laud  Act so that it-, will be an equitable contract between  the province and the settlor, eliminating all discretionary  powers of the chief .commissioner of lands and works:  also .-unending it so as to permit the outright purchase of  small tracts in all iinsurveyed mountainous districts.  Sixth. The timber hinds of the province should bo  held in trust for the future needs of its people, and not  handed over, unrler long leases, to;:speculative mill owners as a saleable asset.  Seventh. The "development of the mining industry  should not bo hamporoel by legislation tlitit makes the  procurement of title to surface rights impossible: that  levies unequal taxation on working miners; and that  makes it dillicult to compeldelinquent co-owners to pavilion-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.  Eighth. The passage of an act whereby wafer rights  for any'specific purpose ' may he obtained as readily as  such rights are now obtained for mining purposes under  the provisions of tlie Mineral Act.  Ninth. The establishment of a land registry for Kootenay district.  Tenth. Tho holding in Kootenay district of terms of  the county court at short intervals; extending the  power to issue capias to registrars of county courts in  districts in which there are no resident judges; and the  passage of an act that will allow the collection of small  debts in courts composed of justices of the peace.  Eleventh: The extortions to which laborers on. rail way  construction and other works are compelled to submit,  through the issuance of tinie-cheeks. is alike discreditable to the men who prolit by such practices and to the  government that makes no etl'ortto render such practices  impossible. The issuance of noii-negotiablo time-checks,  should be made a punishable oH'cnce, and the issuance of  negotiable tiine-ohccks should only bo allowable under a  law that would safeguard the rights of tlio party to whom  they are issued. ^   Twelfth. Contractors and sub-contractors on railways  should havea means of gelling speedy redress from unjust classification and unfair measurement of work by  the appointment of an ollicial arbitrator who shall be  a practical engineer.    fhirtoontli. The government is to be condemned for  the passage of a redistribution act that is not uniform' in  its provisions, and by which representation is neither  based on population, voting strength, nor contributed  revenue.   Resolved, that the go\ eminent is to bo blaineel for  keeping in olliee in.West Kootenay a gold commissioner  ���who is not competent to perform the duties of the olliee.  Itesolveil, that lhe attention of the government.'is  called to the necessity of having paid constables stationed.  at .points on the International boundary line like Hy-  kort's and Waneta.  Resolved, that it is of the utmost importance that trails  and wagon roads be built to connect all mining camps in  "West Kootenay with transportation routes that arc open  the year round.  Itesolvod, that the nominee of this convention he required to pledge himself to do his ulinosl to carry out the  views expressed in the resolutions adopted by th is con volition, unci that oaoh delegate to this convention make  every effort to secure the eke.ion of the nominee of the  convention.  Resolved, that the lands embraced within railway  grants should be immediately surveyed, in order that  they be open to sellleincnt.  Resolved, that the people living in the valley of Kootenay river between the lakeand the International bound-  dary line and those living in Fire Valley on the west side  of Lower Arrow lake are justly entitled to mail facilities,  anil that we deem it a duty to urge that post ollices he  established al Rykorl's custom-house and at a central  point in Fire Valley.   LETTER   OF   ACCEPTANCE.  Nki.so.v. April 17th. IS'ir.  To tiik Chairman ani> Skc-iiktaiiv or tiik .Sdi-iii  KooTKNAV f.'o.WKNTtoN- < lentlemcn: I herewith accept the nomination for member of the legislative assembly tendered mo by the delegates assembled in convention at Nelson on the llth insiiiut : anil if elected I  will use my be-l endeavors lo carry out the principles of  the platform adopted by the convention, believing them  to be in tlie interest of all those who favor good government. Thanking you and the delegates for tho honor  conferred, I am respectfully voiirs,  J. FRKD. IIUMK.  R. F. Oi.KK.v. Esq.. chairman.  J. A. Tcknku, secretary.  course, publication ol' the notico in The  .Minor or Tiik Triihjnk oL" Nelson, or The  Times of Kaslo, or The Prospector of New  Denver, would have cost twenty-five dollars or so; but such publication might  have saved five times that amount to the  department in the c'lmoimt of the tender  for the service. Recently tenders wore  as keel for by the same official for carrying  the mail between the postoflice at Donald  and the Canadian Pacific depot at  Donalel���tt contract that 'would not be  undertaken by anyone living outside of  Donald; yet tin advertisement calling for  Letielers for the^ervice was inserted iu the  (iolilen Era. If it was eleeineel to be in the  interest of economy to do without newspaper publicity in calling for tenders for  an important route in West Kootenay,  would it not Jim ve been in the interest of  economy to havedone without newspaper  publicity in calling for tenders for an unimportant route in l_]ast Ivootenay? If  postoflice inspector Fletcher cannot answer the above entestiou, perhaps his  superiors at Ottawa can.  SKULLDUGGERY   WAS   PRACTICED.  "When the provisions of the act regarding the registration of  voters were  first  printed,   The   Thihcnk   intimated   that  skullduggery would be attempted by the  supporters of the government. ' The prediction   was based  on   the  fact that the  government's managers in West Jvootenay  are  men   known- to be    very   unscrupulous; men   who  would  willingly disfranchise every man in tho district who is not  in favor of '"standingin" with the government.    The prediction has been verified.  In  aiding in  tJie  revision of the voters'  list,   the    opposition   were   scrupulously  careful that no man entitled to vote should  be   deprived   of   that   right   because   of  doubts  on  their part.    Not so, however,  with   tlie  managers   of. tlie  government  party who aided  in the revision.    livery  name not known to them personally was  put on the doubtful list, anel the notices  required under section 12 of the act were  sent through   the   mails  to  upwards   of  three hundred names entered on the register.    By  the wording of these notices,  t-lie parties to whom they were sent were  rceptired   to return  satisfactory  answers  by May 1st;  yet notices addressed to residents   of  outlying   districts like  Slocan  were not deposited  in  the  postoflice tit  Nelson   until  April   30th,  and   therefore  could  not be received by tlie parties to  whom addressed until long after the day  on which the answers must be Hied. Many  of those  whose  names  were entered  on  the register have changed their residence  since sending in  their applications, and  notices mailed them to their former places  of residence will not be  received.    Many  others are men who visit the towns at irregular intervals,  and letters addressed  tliem   are often sent to  the dead letter  office.    However,  prompt   steps   will   be  taken to get the names dropped from the  list restored, and  the government party  managers will find that every name so restored will be that of a man who will cast  a ballot on election day against the party  who   attempts- to   prolong   its   lease   of  power by trickery and fraud.  A   SEPARATE   DISTRICT   REQUIRED.  tion candidates, except those IVdui Victoria, were all "independents.'' Will the  coming election result in the election ol" a  minority of "inelepeiitlents." as diil the  election of 1S!)0? History sometimes repeats itself.   Onk of the tactical moves of the able'  generals that are directing .Mr. Buchanan's  campaign in the south riding is to invoke  the aid of the church with which premier  Davie affiliates. Mr. Davie is to use his  influence with the bishop, and the bishop  i.s to instruct the reverend fathers who  are to be sent to the riding, anel the reverend fathers are to act as election agents  for Mi: Buchanan. The able generals  must have a poor opinion of the intelligence of the electors who affiliate with  the Catholic church, to even hint at such  a move, for the members of that church  in the south riding will, toa. man, resent  any such dictation. Any attempt to drag  the church into politics in British Columbia shoulel be fi'owneel down by the members of both parties: and any such attempt in A Vest Ivootenay will surely react  on the party or men attempting it.  Onk of Ci. O. Buchanan"* most active  supporters in Nelson says that, if elected  to the provincial legislature, Mr. Buchanan will resign and run for the Dominion house. Now it is well known that  the Mara interests in southern Kootenay  are working to secure Mr. Buchanan's  election to the provincial house, and, if  one good turn deserves another, .Mr.  Buchanan surely, in the hereafter, cannot  be a candidate against Mr. Mara. But if  it is to be thus, who is to step into (J. O.'s  shoes in the local house? Is it to be (iil-  bert Malcolm Sproat, whose generalship  has already worked such a wonderful  result as to change Ivaslo from a government camp into an opposition stronghold?  According to the reports sent to Tho  Vancouver World antl The Victoria Cole-  nist from Kaslo anel Nelson, the government canditlate in tho south rieling of  West Kootenay will have a walk-over;  all because of the able generalship of the  "old hand'" that i.s directing his campaign.  The "olel hand" is none other than Gilbert  i\Ialce)lm Sproat, who for a time was the  editor of The Miner. If he displays no  better generalship in conducting an election campaign than heelid-in conducting  a war of words in a newspaper, the government candidate in the south riding  will not save his deposit.  Tiik managers of the government party  in the south riding say they playeel a  waiting -game before nominating their  candidate. Yes, each and every one of  them wanted the nomination, and they  hoped that by deferring the day they  would get what they so longingly waited  for. '   UNRELIABLE   REPORTS.  gootl speaker, lie is a sawmill owner tit  Kaslo. Tho opposition candidate is J. F.  Iltnno, a. Nelson storekeeper, personally  respectable anel of amiable manners, but  weak, ill-informed, anel unable to address  the public with tiny effect, liis support  is among those who personally like him  a.nd among the I'actioni.it '"kickers" who  propose to make use of him in the hope of  overthrowing the government. The Nelson election committee of government  supporter* met lor the first time today,  the idea being that about a do/.en might  be present to talk over <|iiestions of organisation, and so a small room w.as taken  for the purpose. Staunch government  men to the number of seventy or eighty,  however, appearoel, anel the mooting as-  stimeel necessarily a bmaeler character."  FOR   AMERICA'S   HOMES.  AN ECONOMICAL POSTOFFICE INSPECTOR.  .Postoflice inspector  Fletcher  has  been  credited with a desire to keep down   the  expenses of  his elistrict,  so that  the  in-  come weaild not be  excooelcd by   the outlay.    In doing so, however, hi.s  methods  are peculiar.    One of the most important  routes in West Kootenay is the one from  Ivaslo te) Sew Denver,   by way of Watson  anel   Three   Forks.      Tenelers   I'or   a   triweekly mail service   were recently asked  for.    Jnsteael of advertising I'or tende.rs in  the   newspapers   of southern   Kootenay,  notices wore   posteel   in the  postol'lices at  Noise.n and  Ivaslo and Watson ami Three  .Forks am.) Sew Denver.    Instead of adopting a method that woulel havegiven great  publicity, which coiilel only have result eel  in a greater number of tenders being put  in, the opposite course  was adoptcel.    Of  The customs collections in southern  Jvootenay tire in the aggregate a sum that  justifies the creation of a separate customs district; one independent of New  "Westminister: one in which the reports  of thecollecter would godirect to Ottawa,  anil not first be sent to a town on the  coast. The region that should be embraced in such a district lias already  nearly a do/.en sub-collectors and preven-  sive officers stationed within it. The sub-  ports of Trail, Nelson, and Kaslo are all  of more than average importance, and  will become more important as the mining industry develops. The bulk of the  imports will pass- through some one point  on Kootenay lake, anel at 'that' point  should be located the office of the collector. Am effort is being made at Ottawa  to make'Nakusp a sub-port and Revelstoke the port' I'or the elistrict. That  effort is evidently being made in tho in-  tercstof the few inelividttals who are interested as real estate speculators at Na-  ktispand Revelstoke, anel not in tho interest of cither tlicgovernmentor the people  who have; dealings with the customs department. The necessities of this section  shoulel tie) longer be subortlinatetl to the  self-interest of any member of parliament,  oven though that member be our own  John Andrew Mara.  So far. the only e:aiididates nominated  by the government party who tiro  straight party men are Messrs. Rithet,  Turner, Helmcken. anel Brown of Victoria. All the others are "independents."  Messrs. Tatlow anel Anderson of Vancouver tire "independents." Mr. Home  of Vancouver is out of the race, anel  does not count. Mr. Curtis of New  Westminister is an "iiidopcmlent," Mr.  Buchanan of the smith riding of West  Ivootenay is an '"independent," that is, if  elected he: will endeavor to form a party  that will ree-eigni/.e him as Icaeler. From  present, indications the government party  is now in much the same condition as was  the opposition in I.S00.   Then  the opposi-  A Specimen one that was Sent from Nelson to  the Victoria Colonist.  Jt is difficult to  form  an opinion of tlie  relative strength of the  two  parties  by  reading the reports published in the press.  The organs of the government chronicle  every meeting of their  party as-largely  attended   and enthusiastic.     Those that  .oppose the government report the government  party meetings as slimly attended  and   lacking  in   spirit.     Tiik   Trihcnk,  while opposed to the  return to  power of  the Davie government, is not an organ   in  any sense of the word; it is a newspaper,  and as such endeavors to be fair in its reports of political meetings.    In its report  of the    proceedings   of the caucus that  placed Mr. Buchanan   in   nomination,   it  gave   the names of those  who attended  the caucus, as well  as  the  names of the  Ivaslo electors who signed Mr. .Buchanan's  requisition.    Of the  thirty-eight who attended the caucus, not more than twenty-  five can be classed  as  supporters of the  government or   its  candidate.    Judging  by the way in which the proceedings were  transacted, everything had  been  pre-arranged���even to the little speech that the  candidate made on accepting the nomination.    In striking contrast  to the report  in Tiik Thiihjnk is the  following,   which  appeared   in   the   Victoria Colonist as ti  "special" from Nelson:  "Nki.son. Mtty I.���(Special)---All the indications show that the south  rieling  e>f  West Kootenay will elect a government  member.     The   opposition   faction,   whei  have   been    hard    at    work   for   several  months, have boon cemipletely outgeneraled, and. from this time on. must iighta.  losing battle. Their tactics of setting race  against race, and town against town, and  publishing libels, falsities, anel   misrepresentations, with coarsoabuseof inelcpenel-  ent. patriotic men. have not helped them  with  a  right-minded, intelligent elector-  att:.    The sense of the community is I ha t  the government   represents a   powerful,  uiiiteel, successful   party in the provine-e,  anel the opposition a letielerless, shrunken  ttnil obstructive   faction.    In   the  present  circumstances  of   the   riding,   there   arc  naturally many sharply so pa rat eel groups  of population, which it  is eliflicult to get  together lor a ctimmon purpose.  The government litis not infei'fereel. anel eleievs not  propose tei interfere', in any way, with the  free action of the electors.    But.   its  local  supporters,   comprising   able   tne't.icians,  have playeel, so far, a watching and wailing game, nnd  have at lust siice-i.oiled in  getting a  majority in  important centers  to tig roe ttpein  a   thoroughly rospe.Hahle  eanelidnte! in the person of C. O. Buchanan,  J,  P., who is a well informed man and a  An Appeal Against the Tyranny of Capitalists  and Booclling Legislators.  The following is the protest, which  ������genera.]" Coxey of the cennmonwoal army  would have elelive.reel frean the steps of  the capitol building at Washington had  heiiotboen arrested by the politic:  The constitution of   thel/nitcd   States  guarantees   to  till   citi/.ens   the   right  to  peacefully assemble and   petition   for  re-  dress of grievances, and. furthermore, ele-  ciares that the right of  free speech  shall  not  beabrielgcd.     We stand   here   toelay  to test these guarantees  of our constitution.    We chose this place of assemblage  because it is the   property of  the   people,  anel if it bo true that the right of the people to peacefully assemble upon theirown  premises anil   with   (heir   petitions   litis  been abrielged by the passage of a law in  direct  violation   e>f  the  constitution, we  are hero to draw tho eyes of  the   nation  to this shameful fact,    Here, rather   than  at tiny spot upon   tlie"coutiiieiit. it  is   fitting I hat we should come to   mourn   eiver  dead liberties and   by our protest  arouse  the imperilled  nation   te> such tte-.tiein   as  si all rescue tlieconstitutiem and resurrect  our liberties.    Upon these steps where we  stand litis been   piaced   a  carpet  for the  royal loot of tt  foreign   princess, the  ceist  of whoso lavish entertainment was taken  from the public treasury without thecon-  i-onti or  the approval   of  the   people: up  these steps  the   lobbyists e>f  trusts  antl  corporations   have   passoel   unchallenged  on their way to .committee rooms to which  we,   the   representative's   of   the ��� toiling  wealth producers, have been denied.    We  stand here today.-iii  behalf e>f millions of  (ciders, whose'petitions have  been  buried  in committee rooms,.-whose ' prayers have  dcen uiiresponded   to, and   whoso..opportunities   for honest,   remunerative,   productive labor have been taken from them  by    unjust    legislation,   which   protects  idlers,. -speculators, and   gamblers..     We  come  to remind  congress here assembldel  of   the declarations of   a   United' States  senator, ."That for a'quarter of a century  the rich have been growing richer, the poor  poorer, and that by the close of the present  century the middle-class will have disappeared as the struggle   for existence  becomes fierce and   relentless."    We stand  here to remind congress of its promise of  returning prosperity shoulel 'the.Sherman  act be repealed. 'Wo stand hero to declare  by our march of  over o00  miles  through  difficulties anel distress, a march unstained  by even the slightest act which will bring  the blush of .shame to 'any, that  we tire  law 'abiding citi/.ens,   and''as' such   our  actions speak   louder   than   words.    We  are hereto petition, for legislation "which  will furnish  employment for every man  able anel willing  to  work:   for legislation  which will bring universal prosperity and  emancipate our beloved country from financial bondage to the descendants of king  George.      We   have "coine   to   the   only  source which   is   competent- to.  aid   the  people in their day of dire distress.    We  are here to tell  our representatives   who  hold their seats .by grace of our ballots,  that the struggle for existence litis become  too fierce and  relentless.    Wo come and  throw up our defenceless  hands and   say  ".Help  or  we-anil   our   loved   ones   must  perish."    We are engaged iu  a bitter aud  cruel war with the enemies of all mankind.  A  war  witii hunger,   wretchedness, and  despair, and we ask congress to  heed pur  petitions and issue for the nation's good a  sufficient volume   of   the   same   kind,  of  money which carried the country through  one awful war and saved   the  life  of  the  nation.    In  the name' of justice, through  whose impartial administration  only the  present civilization   can   be   maintained  and   perpetuated    by the  powers of  the  constitution of the country, upon which  the liberties of  the  people must dopeuil,  and in the  name of the count em weal of  Christ, whose  representative  we are. we  enter a most solemn and  earnest protest  against this unnecessary aud  cruel act of  usurpation anil tyranny and this enforced  subjugation of (lie rights  and privileges  of American citizenship.    Wo have assembled here, iu violation of no just la ws, to  enjoy  the   privileges  eif overy American  citizen.    We are under the shadow of the  capited   of  this  great nation  tiud   in  the  presence of our  national   legislators tire  refused that dearly bought privilege, and  by the fore-e of arbitrary power pre.ven tee I  from carrying out the elesireofour hearts,  which is plainly granted  under the great  Magna Cliarta of our  national   liberties.  Wo   have  come   hero   through   toil   and  weary marches, through storms and tempest, over mountains antl timid the  trials  of peiverty and distress, to lay e>ur grievances at the doors of our natiemal legislators and ask   them   in   the  name of   Ilim  whose banners we   bear,   in   the   name of  Him who plexitis for the poor anil the oppressed, that they  should   heed the   voice  of ties pair tine I distress that is now coming  up   freiin  every   section   of emr  country;  that they shoulel consider   the  cemelitions  of the starving unemployed of our hind  and outlet such laws as will give them employment, bring happier conditions to the  people anil   the smile of coiitentment to  our   citizens.     Coming   as   we elo,   with  peace and good will lei men. we shall have  lo submit to these   laws,   unjust as   they  are, ami obey this  mandate of  authority  of might   which overrides .and   outrage's  the law of right.    In doing   so   we  appeal  to    every    peace-loving     citizen,    every  liberty-loving' man or woman,  everyone ,  in Avhose breast the fires of patriotism and  love of country has not died out, to assist  us iu our efforts toward better laws and  general benefits.  "Why They Don't Marry.  "Thirty or forty years ago," says Grant  Allen,  in   what  he  is  pleased to call "A  Philosophic   View of the Marriage Question." "young men used to rush by blinel  instinct into the toils of matrimony���because they could not help themselves. Today    they   shillyshally,   they    pick   and  choose, they discuss, they criticise,  they  say foolish things about the club, and the  flat,  and   the cost of  living.     But  they  don't marry, and  it i.s because there are  less of young men than formerly.    Civilization and its works havocoine teio eptickly  upon us.    Railways, lelogrttphs. the ltttest  edition, have  playeel   havoc tit last with  our nervous systems.    'We bolt our breakfast: we catch   the train  or  bus  by  the  skin of out* teeth; the tape clie-.ks perpetually in our ears  the last ((notation; the  telephone rings us up at inconvenient moments.    Something  is always happening  somewhere   to   disturb   our   equanimity.  Life  is  one   turmoil  of   excitement  iind  bustle.    Financially,  'tis  a series  of dissolving views: personally, 'tis a. rush: socially,  'tis a   mosaic of deftly littod engagements.     Drop out one piece, and you  can never  replace it.    Vou  tire  full   next  week from Monday to Saturday���business  all  day, what  e.-alls  itself  pleasure (save  the   mark!)   all   evening.    One   whirl   of  work from morning till night, then dress  anel dine.    One whirl of excitement from  night   till   morning.   A  mi]) of troubled  sleep, aud again   da capo.    Not an hour,  not tt minute, we can call our own.   The  first generation after Stephenson and the  nockot pulled through with it somehow.  They inherited the sound constitutions of  the  men  who  sat on   rustic seats in the  gardens  of  the '20's.    Tho second generation   felt the strain of  it  more  severely.  New machines had come in  to  make life  still   more complicated.    Telegrams,  Bell  and    Fdisun. sub-marine  cables,  evening  papers, poruin bations pouring in'I'rom all  sides incessantly.    The suburbs growing,  the hubbub increasing, metropolitan railways, trains,  bicycles, iunumcrahlcs, but  we still endured and presented the world  till   the  same   with   a   third   generation.  That   third    generation���ah,    me!    there  comes the pity of it!    One fancies the impulses to  ina try  and   roar a   family has  wholly died out of it.    It seems   to  have  died out most in the class where the strain  iind   stress   a-re   greatest.    J  don't  think  young-.men of  that class today have the  same feelings toward women of their sort  sis formerly.    With certain classes aud in  'certain-places'^ a primitive instinct of outface has weakened.    The ]) rose tit crisis in  the marriage market is due. not  to clubs  or the-comfort  of bachelor quarters, but  to 'the-.cumulative effect of nervous excitement."  C. & K. S. N. Co. (Ltd.)  TIME   TABLE   NO. 3.  In cll'oct Tiichiluy, :Way 1, IS!)I.  Revelstoke  Route���Steamer Columbia.  ComiucliiiK with  Hie Cuiiiuliaii   I'ai.ific  Railway (iniiiii  linu) for nil points ousL anil west.  Loaves Ruvol.sfokei on Tiie.-ilu.vs antl J'Viduys nt I a. in.  I.oavos Rob.-on on WednoMliiys nnd Suiimlarsiil. 8 p. in.  Northport  Route���Steamer Columbia.  Connect hit; nl  Noi-lliport for points north and sontli'on  this Spokane Kails & Northern Hiiihvuv.  Leaves RoIim.ii Wednesdays anil Siitiirilays at ;5 a. in.  Leaves Noilhport Wednesday* and Saturday-, al 1 p.m.  Kaslo Route���Steamer Nelson.  Conneoliiitf witli Nelson  &  Kort Sheppard Railway for  I'or Spokane and all points east nnd west,  Leaves iVKLSON-- Leaves KASLO���  .Mondays al !l a. in. Sundays at S u. in.  Wedno-dnys al .1:10 p. in. Tiinsdavsat :iu. in.  Tliiirs<l!i..snl, ,"> p. in. Tliiir-iIiivsitLijii. m.  Sat unlays nt, ,1:1(1 p. m. Kridays nt.i a. in.  Bonner's Ferry Route���Steamer Spokane.  ConneetiiiK with Ureal, Northern railway for all eastern points, Spokane and lhe C'oa-I.  Leaves Kaslo al :in. in. ami Nelson al 7:1,') a. in, on Tuesdays and Kridays.  Leaves Honner's "Kerry al i a. in. on Wednesdays and  Sal unlays.  The company reserves the r.Klit loeliiuiKe lliis schedule  al any time without notiee.  Kor full information, as to (iekets. rates, ete., applv at  the company's olliee. Nelson. H. t;.  T. ALLAN, Seeretary.       J. W. TROUP. Manager.  Spokane Falls & Northern Eailway,  Nelson & Fort Sheppard Railway.  All Rail to Spokane, Washington.  Leave 7 A..M   .NKLSON.  .Arrive ;">:(0 l\_M.  Conimeneiiifj .liiniinry sjtli. IS!)!, on Tuesdays anil Kridays (ruins will run ll'iroiiRh to Spokane, amviinf there  at ;>:.��l P. Jl. saiiio day. RoturiiiiiK will leave Spokane  at 7 A. Al. on Wednesdays and Sal unlays, arriving nt  Nelson at .1:10 P. _M.. making close connect ions with  si earner Nelson I'or all ICoolonay lake points.  Hotel for Sale.  (The estate of McKaehren & Co. in liquidation.)  WILLIAM PERDUE-  THE HOTEL SLOCAN,  TIIK PRINCIPAL IIOTKL INTHKC1TV0K ICASLO.  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 iiiadc hy which Ihe lots can  be sold wilh the house. The house lias been running  eight months unci has done a paying business, and which  by good inaiiagemeiil eould be greatly improved. Kor  terms and particulars apply to  ICaslo. II. C.  G. 0. BUCHANAN, Assignee.  December ISth, IS'.IH.  Nelson and Kaslo.  Will contract to supply mining companies and .steam  boats with fresh meats, unit deliver same at any mine  or landing in   the   Ivootenay  Lake country.  NELSON Office and Market, 11 East Baker. St.  KASLO MARKET, Fourth Street.  HAT MEETS.  ILSO'N. & BURNS  (.Successors to Burns, McIimos& Co.)  Wholesale and retail dealers in stock and dressed  meats. Arc prepared lo furnish in any quantity  beef, pork, mutton, veal, bacon, and ham. at the  lowest possible prices.  Nelson, Kaslo; and Three Forks  ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.  Hunter 8c  McKinnon,  Creneral "Merchants,  New   Denver  and   Silverton.  Kootenay Lake Sawmill  LUMBER YARD,  Foot of Hendryx Street, Nelson.  A full stock of lumber rough anil dressed. Shingles,  laths, sash, eloors, mouldings, etc. Three carloads dry,  clear.lir flooring and ceiling for sale nt lowest rates.  G. 0. BUCHANAN, Proprietor.  HENRY DAWES, -Agent.  NELSON STEAM  SASH AND DOOR FACTORY  SASH. DOORS, AXD WlNrDOW KHAMKS  MADK TO OUDKU. ...  Estimates Given on Building Supplies.  TURNING, SURFACING. AND MATCHING.  Orders from any town in the Kootenay Lake eountiy  proiiiptly attended to.   General jobbing of all kinds.  RICHARD STUCKEY, Proprietor.  John M. ICeekick.  James W. Sea i.e.  Keep en hand at both   places everything required by  the prospector, miner, and mine owner.  Now is the time to order your Spring Suit.  J. SOUIBE  Has just received his stock  of Tweed, Serge, and Worsted  Suitings and Trouserings.  Prices to Suit the Times.  Don't buy inferior whisky when you ean have  the best at the same price. We have now  in stock WALKER'S CELEBRATED BRANDS  ORDINARY  IMPERIAL  CLUB  HUDS0NS' BAY CO.,  Baker Street, Nelson.  AtiKN'TS I'THt: ,los. Sehlitz, Milwaukee, U.S.A.. Fort  llurry Klour Mills. Winnipeg; Hiram Walker & Sons,  Walkerville.'.  SEE THAT YOU  GET THEM.  IT WILL  PAY YOU  IN THE END.  KEEFER  &  SEALE  TEAMSTERS.  Job teaming done.   Have several hundred cords of good  wood, which will be solel at reasonable prices.  LEAVE   OKDKKS    AT  J.  P.  Hume   &   Co.'s.   Vernon   Street.   Nelson  elson   Livery Stable  Passengers and baggage  iransferred to and   from  tho  railway depot and steamboat landing.   Freight  hauled anel job teaming done.   Stove  wood for sale.  WILLIAM WILSON PIIOPIUKTOR  "pleasure grounds.  The undersigned will have his grounds nt Five Mile  Point rendv for picnics, pleasure parties, and excursions  bv Mav 1st". Speeial rules will be made with steam bouts  uiid rn'ilwavs. It. !���'. PKKItY.  Five Mile Point, March With, lS'.H.  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT.  Pursuant to the "Creditors' Trust Deeels Act, IS00."  Notice is herebv given that James .McDonald anil  Jaines .Smart, trading under the firm name of .lames McDonald & Company, of the town of Nelson, province of  Hrilish Columbia, furniture dealers, have by deed bearing date the iltb dav of April, 1S!M. assigned all their real  and personal property liable lo execution unto \\ illiain  A. Jowett of the said town of Nelson, agent, in trust for  the benelit of all their creditors. The said deed of assignment was executed by the said assignors and trustee on  the illli dav of April, A. I). 1SII-I. All persons having a.ny  clniin against the said (Inn of James McDonald & Company are hereby required lo forward particulars of lhe  Siiiiin, duly verified, to Hie said trustee. William .A.  Jowett, on or before the 1st day of June, A. D. 18IH, mill  all persons indebted to the said firm are requested to pay  the amount of such indebtedness to thesaid tru.-.lee forthwith. After the said 1st day of June, 1S!)I, the trustee  will  proceed to distribute the assets of the said estate  a ngst the parties entitled thereto, having regard only  to the claims of which he shall then have received notice.  JOHN KIAAOT, linker street. Nelson,  Solicitor for the trustee.  Da'ed, this 17th day of April, 181U.  NOTICE.  The sitting of the county court of Koolenay, lo be  holden at Nelson, has been postponed until Monday, the  aistelayof May, A.D. 18!U.  T. H. OIFFIN, Registrar.  Nelson, H.C, December llth, 18U.X  HWS  1^ flBSH&SGSE  THE  TJR1BOTE:   KELSON, B: C, SATURDAY,  MAY   Li), .1894.  New Denver, situated as it is at the mouth of Carpenter Creek, on the east side of Sloean Lake, is within easy reach  of every mine in the great Sloean 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  ��  Capital,  all paid  up,     -  NTBEAL  $12,000,000  6,000,000  Sir donaui.a; smith   Hon. OF.O. A.  DKUM.VlOND,.  K.  S. CLOUrfTO.V    President   ��� Vice-President   General Manager  aSTELSON  BiR-A-iisroiEa:  N. W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.   IIHANCIIKS   IN        LONDON   (England),   NEW YORK,   CHICAGO,  and in the principal cities in Canada.  Uuy and sell Sterling Kxeliange and Cable Transfers.  eiHANT CO.MMICIiCIAI. AND Tlt.\ V.CI.I.KKS' CUKDITS,  available in any part of the worlel.  DUAKTS 1SSUKU; COLLECTIONS .MA 1)1'.;  K'I'C.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  RATIO OF INTEREST (at present) ,'ii Per Cent.  THE  SUICIDE.  -The coroner's jury passed into the dimly  lighted, sopulchrtil room whore the remains t>i! the suicide lay upon tt marble  slab. Some ol'them shrank back involuntarily at the entrance; others gave evidence ol: having nerved themselves to  look upon the grewsome sight; one or two  showed curiosity. They came in noiselessly, with uncovered heads, and spoke'  to eae.h-other in low' tones, as if; tearing  to disturb the silence which death 011-  ��� throned ."imperiously- demands. For, indeed, the opject before them was ghastly.  No kind hands had closed the lids over  the protruding eye-balls, nor bound up  the hanging jaw, which gave to the gaping mouth the appearance of having, for  its last office, uttered some terrible cry.  From each of the corners of the mouth  and down the chin slowly oozed a few remaining drops e>f blood. The hair at the  back of the head was matted and damp  Avith the crimson fluid. In life the suicjele  had been a man, young and handsome.  Beyond the fact that lie av;is dead, nothing  was known of him���the witnesses could'  tell no more. So the charitable placard,  "Unidentified,"-was still allowed to hang  above hi in.  When thejury entered the room, one of  them���a -prosperous-looking, elderly  man���quickly advanced to the side of the  corpse. He bent his head down to the  face of the dead,-and kept it there. The  action startled those in the room until it  was seen that he was critically examining  the self-inflicted wound. He peered into  the blood-stained mouth and closely  .scrutinized the back of the head. As lie  straightened up again, there was an inele-  finable expression of grim satisfaction  upon, his countenance which mildly  shocked more than one of hi.s f el low-jurymen.  After the jury had retiree! and were  waiting in their room for the coroner to  receive their verdict, one of them vt-u-  tureil an interrogative remark to him:  You seem to take an unusual interest iu  our unfortunate subject?"  "Yes���surgically."  "Then you are a surgeon ?"  "It was my' profession once; but, unfortunately, it litis been a long time since  .1 practiced it. The dead nitin in there  eliel well."  "Did you say well?" interrupted an  ancient-looking juryman with great sever-  i ty.  "L eliel," replied the surgeon; "he elirl  liis work well. By placing the muzzle of  his pistol against the roof of his mouth  and shooting upward, there was no possible escape from instant death, anel that  is what he sought."  "An ill-done eleed well done," was the  epigrammatic comment of another.  "J think it was well done in every aspect of the case," continued the surgeon ;  "he hael cause���he must have hud cause���  to justify his action."  This rather sensational assertion attracted general attention, and the ascetic-  looking "juryman observed, with even in-  creaseel severity:  "I take it yon tire not a religious man?"  "Probably not, in your acceptation of  the term," was the answer. "I subscribe  to none of the popular dogmatic creeds,,  yet I believe in conscience, morality, anel  tin intelligent creator. We are given no  volition as to whether or not we shall be  born ; but this is, in a great measure, cemi-  nensatcd by the fact that, if we fiuel lifea  burden, we have in our e.wii hands the  power to end it. if our death works no  injury tei the living, it is none either but  our own affair.    Only a cowan I would ele-  eei-t.tlio.se dependent upon him."  "That line of sophistry litis been refuted  ���i thousand times," cried hi.s questioner  .with some excitement.  "Possibly: but those are my views,  nevertheless."  As ho said this, he took from his pocket  "a small memoranda-book, tore from it a  leaf upon which he wrote something in  pencil, iind then replaced the book.  '���The juryman "who first induced the surgeon te) make his strange declaration, hael  evidently been entertained by it, antl  ���sought again to el raw him out.  "No one was over yet sane, in my  opinion, at the moment of taking his own  life." he averred.  "1 do not .agree with you," said the surgeon, placidly; "to me the persistent  clinging to a, miserable life when death is  far preferable, is1 rather the evidence of  insanity. Many instances can be imagined where .death i.s a boon; a deadly  and incurable disease: cruel sulTering in  till its forms, with noprospect of surcease;  life imprisonment; senility; insanity;  deep humiliation anil permanent disgrace.  The last tire as strong nsany to tempt one  to sclf-elestruction. I know of such <t case.  A. father had'an only-son���the apple -of  his eye. The twe> constituted the family.  All that money could do was eloiie for the  son. Attaining man's estate, he was given  tin important anel responsible position in  tt largo financial institution in which the  father was iuteresteel. All went well, and  te) them both life was well worth the living. Hut one day something terrible  htippeneel; the son was a defaulter���the  father, disgracoel and financially involved.  "The son fled, and for a long time indignation alone burned in the breast of  the father. Gradually the old, all-absorbing 'affection, for his son came back to  him, aud he set out to find him. After  many disappointment's,, his search was at  last .rewarded.' He had but a few years  at best to live himself. He did not want  them after lie had found his son. He  wanted relief���death."  And then this man, who had discoursed  with such uninipassioned fluency, deliberately took from hi.s pocket a revolver,  placed it in his mouth, fired, aud fell over  dead.  From his outstretched hand a crumpled'  piece of paper fell.    Upon it was written:  "Bury us together.    He was my son."  GLADSTONE   AS   A   FINANCIER.  Always Governed by a Scrupulous, Old-Fashioned Sense  of Honor.  Lo idon Investors' Review: "A stately  figure has left the political arena since  the last number of this Review,appeared,  and already while yet he lives, his apotheosis has begun. The men who but the  other day reviled him now say'he is a  great-man;' even the Times itself, the  most .spiteful and rancorous political  sheet in the three kingdoms, except perhaps its imitator, the Scotsman, now  mourns only over his latter career. hi a,  few years or months, it anel its.kind will  be quoting his utterances as words of  golden wisdom compared with those of  their new political bugbears. Degrading,  .sordid, uncletin to tlie spectacle���viewed  close���of political strife 'always, and we  want none of it in these pages. To us, all  too frequently, politicians of all hues seem  mostly on tho side of the devil iu human  a (fairs.. They as a rule shy, not what i.s  true iu itself, but what they think their  ���polling-booth supporters will esteem  truth. Such has become the law of  "popular" government���-a savage war of  self-interest for the uieistptirt, whose ultimate result no man can foree-.ist.  It is not as a politician, then, that we  note the departure of .Mr. Glaelstone (Venn  the office of prime minister tmel from public life���not its a politician, but as a political iind social economist;. The present  generatitm has forgotten mostof this life's  work, knows naught of what it owes to  liis labors, and wo can but briefly recall  the past here. In eloing so erne; general  observation may be permitted. Throughout his life Mr. (I'laelstone litis been eminently clean-handed. Not only litis he  never taken a pension for himself from  tlie public purse, but ho has never, when  not in ofliee, eked out his income by means  unworthy a-gentleman anel a man of true  honesty, lie preferred to write magazine articles anel books about Homer.  Consequently his name is never found  among those who 'punt' on the Stock lOx-  chango; no limitcel liability eennpany ever  got him to be a director, norcotilel asingle  financier ever conjure with his prestige'  because of any selfish interest he might j  have iu view. .Mr. Gladstone's very pur-  ityof ininel and ennelucf in this anel either  respects was doubtless tt source e>f weak- j  ness to liitn in practical affairs, anel for  one thing marks him throughout his  career a big judge of men. Charlatans  could always impose upon him for a time  if they weie plausible, because the simplicity ami uprightness e>f his own ininel  anil life unfitted him for comprehending  baser-niineled individuals. To no small  extent his  virtues were  the cause of the  intense htitreel   with  which so  many  regarded him, and in this respect his successor i.s much more favorably placed for the  enjoyment of a, long anel  prosperous political career.    Lord    Kosebery   knows till  about tlie turf and  the stock exchange,  those   'dear   e)Iel   Knglish   vices."   About  Mr. Gladstone there litis always been something of the ecclesiastic in the best sense,  and a gootl  dettl of the dialectician  and  theological causuist.   But te> us, above all  other characteristics of a great  personality, stands out doniinaiiLly this attribute  of cleanness.   It is visible hot only in his  own life, but in the way he has abstained  from quartering his family upon   the nation.'  We remember'.once hearing' about  a relative of his who declared with strong  language that,   had  he  been  a complete  stranger to the prime minister, he would  have  long   since-had   promotion  in  the  fighting service of which he was a. humble  subaltern.     The ��� complaint  was beyond  doubt justified by the facts, for a scrupulous ami noble sense of honor���old-fashioned and rare always���governed the late  prime-minister's conduct in   this respect  also, as all who care to look at the actual  positions of his children can see for themselves.    Differ from him politically as men  may, and as on  some things  thoughtful  men niiist, it is impossible, looking at the  facts, for anyone not to admit that in losing Mr.  Gladstone's services  the  nation  parts with oneof the purest, and,  in  all  that   relates to   himself and  his  family,  most unselfish  man who ever helped',to  guide its affairs."  NOT   APPRECIATED.  A Breacli-of-Promise Case.  31 r. Sergeant Wilkins once defended n  breach-of-proniise case for tt singularly  ugly little man, which he told the defendant, after reading his brief, must bt  "bounced" through. And the sergeant  did bounce it through in a. truly remarkable maimer. "Gentlemen of the jury,'  he said, at the close of tt most eloquent  speech," you have heard the evidence foi  the plaintiff; and, gentlemen of thejury,  you have seen and.have admired that  most bewitching plaintiff herself. Gentlemen, do you believe that this enchanting, this fascinating, this captivating,  this accomplished lady would for one  moment favor the advances or listen with  anything save scorn and indignation to  the amorous protestations of the wretched  and repulsive lioiniinculus, the deformed  and degraded defendant?" : His client  looked up from the well of the court anel  piteously murmured: "Mr. Sergeant Wilkins! Oh, Mr. Sergeant Wilkins!" "Silence, sir!" replied the sergeant, in a  wrathful 'undertone. "Gentlemen," he  continued, bringing his fist down heavily  on the desk before him, "do you think  that this lovely laely, this fair and smiling creature, woulil ever have permitted  an offer of marriage to be made to her by  this miserable atom of humanity, this  stunted creature, who would have to  stand on a sheet of note paper to look  over twopence?" The jury at once gave  a verdict for the defendant.  Ingenious Meanness.  A good story comes from an Ontario  village, and a report of the ingenuity of  man's acquisitiveness may be a pointer  for some of those not averse to turning  an honest penny���their way. It is reported that a certain brother in the fold,  who takes an active part in church work,  and in whom implicit confidence has been  placet! by his associates, has beeiieletectexl  with a piece of sticky fly paper in  hi.s hat when he went to take up the collection at the church. All the coins that  dropped upon the fly paper staid there,  and it was nmti/.ing how the big pieces  croweleel the little ones off. When the  audience hael been solicited, this smooth  iuelivieliial would advtiue.c anel turn his  htit upside flown over thntof another whe)  hail been .soliciting1, the audience on the  other sifle of tho house. All the coin that  drop]>ed belonged to the church, anel all  that retnaincil in the. hat was to remunerate him for the weirk he htitl elone, so to  speak. There is said to bo blood em the  i'ae-e of the moon, and the gtieiel brother,  who is a P. P. A. and has political aspirations, antl the one's whotraught him iu the  act are having a time. The sequel is yet  to be written, but when daffodils begin  to show their heaels through the sun-  kissed soil itnel buels herald the leafy 'lays  of springtime, n convocation of wise men  and elders of the church are expected to  set em the matter, anel  gists who want to so  should advertise its  uses.  -meanwhile Urttg-  I stietky fly paper  newly   dise:eivereil  Must Stay at Home.  At the recent spring assizes helel iu  liarrie, Ontario, the granel jury's presentment inchifleel a remonstrance against the  Harnnrelei system of importing the youthful st:uni of the; grout Mnglish citieis ami  distributing it throughout the Dominion.  Canatla appears lei be a wakening to the;  j.ernieioii.s influences of these slum-bretl  immigrants upon the community.  Canada's National Game the Greatest Played  by Civilized Man.  Iii Harper's Weekly of April 11 th. Caspar W. Whitney, under the heading,  "An Unappreciated Game." has an excel-  lentarticlegivingn history of the popular  Canadian game of lacrosse antl bemoaning  the lack of interest in and appreciation of  the game in the United States. Mr.  Whitney says that the game has even  more charms than football or baseball,  and declares it to be the greatest game  played by civilized man.  Lacrosse i.s an Indian game iind like the  people from which we derive it, its origin  fades into obscurity and it is impossible  to learn  anything   of   its early history.  '. ISveii the Indian traditions of lacrosse tire  very scarce, and they know only that the  game came down to them from father to  son as have been their customs. When  first played by the Indians the goal was a  single pole'or a< tree or a rock,,.and the  length of a fieltl anywhere from oOO yards  to half a mile. There was no limit to the  lumber of participants, sometimes (500,  -100, and even a 1000 players engaging in  it. A notable feature of the Inelian game  wsis the absolute sinking of all individual  play into general team play, even in teams  consisting of hundreds'of.'players. The  gallic as played by the Indians was not sc>  scientific as that of today, but was rather  one which tested the speed anel wind and  was'a good training school for the -warrior.  It is  hard   to say when the game was  lirst  played  by Canadians,  but it must  have  been early in the present century.  In lS-K) the Montreal club was organized  tnel played matches with the Indians, but  only succeeded  in winning one game,in  the season.    In , 1800 a match  was played  .it Montreal for the pleasure of the prince  of Wales, and in that year William Beers  published  a   pamphlet   in   which  he attempted to ret luce the game to a set of  rules.   Lacross began to crystallize as we  have.it today in 1870, when  the old bagged cross was discarded, the size of the  field  was  reduced  to 125 yards, and the  number of players was restricted.    Since  then  the game  has spread .over Canada  and is played everywhere.   It is played  by the youngsters as  soon as they are  strong enough to wield thestickanel every  country  town  and village has its senior  tind junior lacre>sse clubs.    What lacrosse  is accomplishing for our boys antl young  men is apparent to every visitor,"and nowhere in the world can  finer specimens  of boyhood and young manhood  in  their  rugged health and strength  be seen.    As  played now lacrosse requires the greatest  combination of  mental and  physical activity that men can sustain in recreation.  Head, speed, and endurance tire required,  and each player has tin opportunity to exercise these finalities.    To tho. spectator  the game'may at  times  appear to  be ti  little rough, but it is not nearly so much  so as. football, and   there  is certainly no  name in the world so attractive to the onlooker.    It eliffers from football  in  being  absolutely intelligible to the most, uninformed layman and from baseball in giving  more  opportunity  for  play to more  men on the same .side simultaneously,    it  abounds in open and beautiful plays, iinei  the onlookers   see   the   pretty  stops   of  goal keepers, the long  throws of the ele-  fense,  the  fast running anel  eloelging of  the centers tind   the clever stick weirk ejf  the  attacks.    We   heipe   that the Xelson  club which has been   recently  organized  will during the coming.season sustain the  town's reputation for manly sports. Other  clubs   throughout   the    province   are  already at work anil are sustaining the national game of.Canatla.  Great care shoulel  be exercised to provenit, ns far as possible,  the   introduction   of   professionalism,  as  just so seifin as professional luemsse.' players secure control of the game it will commence te) deterioriate.  Not Wanted in Canada.  There are signs, says the Toronto O'lobe.  that we-are drifting far toward the ostentation of royalty at Otttiwn. It is a far  slop from Dublin castle to eleuieicratie  Canada. Many fashions iind displays  that would, perhaps, seem imposing in the  olel html, amiel aristocratic surrouuilings  and sanctiemeel by ancient customs, verge:  upon the groUt<(\ue here. What this  country wants is plain business uietheids.  anel plain, business administration. We  may go out em the street e'orners tei look  at the four-horse-team, and hear tht-biinel.  anil see the soldiers go by. but we regard  the; parade very much as we elo the circus  procession witli the prancing steeds ami  the gileleel e-.-iges anil the steam pin no.  The glittering Windsor uniforms and the  richly upholstered page-s at the state  levee must always seems an unreal part,  of life in this community, and must always be out of harmony with every true  ('aiiitfliiin "fuiictiem." So the regulat iems  lor iielmissioii to the pre.senci. of vice-  royalty which set apart n senator's en-  trane.-e, an enl.rane-e reserved for iimnibcrs,  (heir wives ami   elalighters,   anil  a  third  reserved for "ladies and gentlemen other  than   those nientionee!" tire absurd, offensive anil wholly out of touch   with   the  best   Canadian   ideals.     Lord   ami   lady  Aberdeen have won a close  place  in  the  esteem of tlie mass of the Canadian   people.    It will be a pity  if they encourage  the imported   ostentation, class   distinctions and general social tom-foolery which  seem to be on the increase at the:  capital.  We have;  the circus and  amateur  theatricals tit the regular rates of admission.  Why should we enelow either as a  national institution?  THE   MOUNTAIN   SUCCESS.  He "Who Reached Its Summit Left Happiness  Behind.  In the valley of Life  there is a  mountain,  steep and  rugged,  named  Success;.  There is no path leading up his precipitous side, aud  he who would   ascend   must  prepare his own   way before him. hewing  down trees, pressing aside brambles, and  rolling huge boulders outof  his rone!, or  crushing them into tho earth and treading  upon them with triumphant, but bleeding  feet.    One caiiie to tlie foot of this mountain one fair summer day, and looked upward to its dome towering into the skies,  and lie said : "Tomorrow will I climb it"���  and he fell  to chasing golden butterflies  through thoscented air.    Anel the morrow  came, but he only looked upward and said  again:    "Next week will I climb it"���for  who coulel work when the primroses were  yellow on the river's bank?    And when a  week hael passed, he looked upward, and  'said once more:    Next 'year  will  I  climb  it"���for, hear! how glad   the  wild   birds  were in the meadows; surely this was no  time  for  work.    And  when  a year. had.  passed, lo! he looked upward, shaking his  head.    "I   am  so   happy here, "he ���said,  "with only the birds and the flowers and  the  beautiful dreams   that  steal out of  star-light   anel   abide   with   me.    I   shall  never climb; for he who climbs must leave  love behind."   But'he waved a God speed  to the ones  who  had set out  in  youth's  morning     tind      were     climbing   away,  wearily, in the heat tind thirst of the noon.  Another came, with   flashing eyes, tind  set out boldly  I'or  the mountain   top; he  climbeel swiftly and   vigorously, and  always when he Intel forced a boulder outof  his own way, he rolled it into the path of  a- brother.struggling below, and  said, between closeel teeth :    "Let them work.-is I  have," and went on hi.s way.    But, as his  hand was against every man,   itnel in   his  heart were only hate and envy, it came te>  pass that he leist all interest in the valley  of Life tind   in   the  mountain of Success:  tind he lay flown weak ami bitter-hearted  in the shadow of the rock naineel Scorn ���  for lie had not.strength   anel hop'u  to  reill  it out of his   path; and  lie hatotl the people who patiently clinibeel  p;ist hint, and  flung thorns anel stones in .their way, .that  then* poor feet must bleed, -for being   too  bitter and   teio  narrow-iiiineleel to climb  higher,   he   would   have  kept   all others  bottnil  down   to  hi.s  level.    Ami lei! who  came, with   upturned   eyes, to the mountain, and set out in the early morning for  the   summit.      He   climbed   slowly,    patiently,   faithfully:    ho    put    aside    the  theirns   with   ten-it   lingers,   anel. pre.isseel  bleeding  feet where the   rocks  had   lain;  his eyes were turned ever upward, and he  loo keel neither te> the right nor to the left.  Pleasure beekeineil te>  him from glaeles oi' i  flowers anel music, reaching out. soft, bare  arms  to  tempt   him,   and   haunting   him I  with her beautiful eyes:  Pest begged him j  to slop his fe.-et  in   a  dark   bower  where j  e-eieil   breezes   fanneel.   tind 'lay   his tireel.  burning heael upon her bosom.and Id, her  teneler linge-rs press pain  from his beating  temples:     Love,     star-eyed    and    ptire-  bre-astcd, stooel in his path ami gave him  one  look   Hint, set  his   veins lo swelling  with  passionate delight.    Hut he pressed  his  lips  lirmly  together,   tind shook   his  heael and  passed   un    but.  one  sob burst  from   him.  although   he  would   not   look  b/ie-k le-sl. his courage falter.    .-\ nil at sunset,  weary,  hungry,   thirsty,   he  re.-aehed  the; Mimuu'l. ami stooel upright in I.he e-lcnr '  air tif Sue-cess: his ligure  towered ntrnilist  the  to  elttl  a in  sky: and  his  lhe   listening  leel, sun-worn  he saw.  wit  name Tel', echoing down  valley beilow: then his  eyes turned backward.  i ii cry  of anguish, lives  that he hael Maekeneil in passage, nnd  bleeding hearts that he had trampled  one heart he saw which, he knew now,  hael loved him truly: anel lit! would have  given the whole mountain of Si ice-ess could  he: ha ve gom: back to it. Sad of semi, he  looke-d to see what lay lie-fore him on the  othersiele tind. behold! it. was only tin-  lone-, pale valley men name: Death.  Not Suitable for Both.  The iinsiiilabilily of the presont. regulation dress of t he Prilish army I'or lighting and campaign purposes is lie:ld by  niajeii-ge-ner.'il sir William Puller t<> be  deinoiistraleil by I he fact thai whenever  ii little war is auuouue-ed. t he e.l'liccr who  has been selecied for service instantly discards all idea   of  proi-eeiling to the  scene  of strife in the habiliments he hits heretofore: been won't  lei wear.    Going straight  to his tailor, he orelers a fighting kit more  or less iu acconlaue.e, so far as clothing is  concerned, with what he has worn iit polo,  deer-stalking,   e>r salmon-fishing.     Canadian homespun. Bedford cord, Indian kn-  ki. French merino, moleskin, are severally  or collectively   called' into  use.     Inelian  putties,  pith,   leather,   or   cork helmets,  puggarees    of    various    colors,    strange  sword-belts, boots eof  buff, gauntlets, re-  volver-ctises, twiel broad-swords appear as  if by magic; tind the man who, duringhi's  period of tuition at Aldershot or the Cur-  rah,   litis been  rigidly restrained  to  the  eighth  tif an   inch   in   wielth   of trouser-  stripe and the  exact) measure of cuff tind  collar,   becomes   till   .".t   enice    the  int)st  variously dressed anil nccenitereel military  unit that tiny army has ever seen.  Situate on Vernon  Street Near Josephine.  The Hotel Overlooks  The Kootenay.  Its Guests can Obtain  Splendid Views  or Both the  Mountains and River.  Axel Johnson, Proprietor  THE ROOMS  'AUK CONVEXIKNT AXD  COMKORTABLK.  THE TABLE  IS  TIIK   BEST   IN   THE  . MOUNTAINS.  Special Attention to Miners.  THE BAR IS. FIRST-CLASS.  HOUSE  At Corner Baker and Ward Streets,  NELSON, B. C.  THOMAS MADDEN, Prop.  THE  THE  MADDEN is Centrally Located, Wilh a  Frontage Towards' Kootenay River and  is Newly Furnished Throughout.  TABLE is Supplied wilh Everything in  the Market, the Kitchen Being Under  the Immediate Supervision of a Caterer  of Large Experience.  THE BAR  IS .SCI'I'J.IKI.  WITH   TIIK  HKST  KINDS OK WINE.S.  I.IQCOIi.S.  IlItANDS OK ALL  AND CltiAIJS.  Special Attention to Miners.  ILVER KING  HOTEL  Kxli-n-ivi- iiii|._-.ivi'iin-iit�� in���'  tin- iilmu. hotel oik' of llii' li  fur tnuiMi'iit j;iics|s anil ilav  V   1-OIIIJiIl-t  ���-���I  in llii-  lin.in.iT*,  ���il  l.inki-.-.  I'ily In,th  IN  FINEST WINES,   LIQUORS. AND  CIGARS  THE MARKET SOLD AT THE BAR.  JOHN JOHNSON,  Proprietor.  otel Slocan  KASLO.  Tin- iliiiiiiK-riioiii ,,f llii-, tin- only tli-���t-��-l*t ���- hnti.1  in Ka-ln. is now nmlcr tin- iiiiiiinKi-im-iit of tin-  nnili.r-iKm.d. who will riuli'iivol-  in mnki- il   tin;  j ln-.-t of liny in  Kooti'iniy.    Tin-  lioti-l i~ tlir licml-  j ijinirlrr.- 'of mining men.  | kh-.io..m_..v_1i7.ii. .-ii.      JOHN F. GILL.  he Tremont.  East Baker St., Nelson.  Is oik; of the lust hotel.- in Tumi .Mountain ili-trii.t, mid  i.-. lliu ln'H(li|imrter- for pio-ipivtors nnd  wurkiiiK'  miner.-.  MALONE   &   TREGIJLLUS,    Props.  mXSt  r  i   ��  ������F^HJrJlVu^^^  SsK  iVEy/as  Ml&WA pwH.jtK wun^qt 5  4  THE  TRIBUNE:   NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY,  MAY   Jl),  1894.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  Silver, (51 ij cents tin ounce; lead, $3.20 a  hundred pounds.  There  beintf  no other  nominations ou  ���Wednesday, 11. (J. Ncehinds, ,1. II. Matlu'son. and John  Houston wiii'o declared (In; wardens for the (Jiisiiing year  by government agent, (jocpesl.  (J. C. Tunstall. Jr.,  paid  $20 lor a boar  skin oiio eluy llii-. week. (Ieorge iimM, lie- roiiLeiiipliiliiitf  iiiiitriiiioiiy'lo bo iiuluIj^iriK in Midi uxl niv.ig.ir.ru.  W.   II.  Brandon. ������Jack"   Delaney, unci  Oluu-lcs Aylwin, all of New Ilouver, arrived al NcImiii  on l-'rieliiv." The:v repoi't the Iv.is'n road fairly good friini  Mull's down to Ivaslo. Krnin Hell's lo Three l-'oi-ls.- il is  siusliy. Ki'oni Three Forks to New Iiunver the old trail  has to bo u-cel.  John  Ayton  CJibson  tiuel .Jacob   Hover  elaini they will have the llnesl Mower garden in \i-1mmi.  What .lolin Ayton does not know ubout Mowers .laeob  will teiieh him.  A  niiitch   tfaine of base   b.-tll   is   to   be  played on tlio athletic us-ocinlinn ground loniori'nw.  One nine will be iimdeof tin: players cxpeeled Intake  part in the giinio al Kaslo on llienuecn's hirlliday; lhe  other will he made of players who nave nol time lo play  ball except on special occasions. Helling em the result, K  even.  (Ieorge Arthur Bigelow rowed ti boat,  a dog, and a pot of Mowers from Sevenniilo point lo Nelson on Tuesday iu ;">,'i minute.-.. I'rutty good lime for an  rimaluiir.  An empty flat-car made quick Lime; from  the summit to Vive-mile point on Tuesday. The gnido  is about i per eenl. aud the ear made the ten miles at the  rate of seventy miles an hour. It Mopped with its eight,  wheels iu the nil-.  The Miner states Unit (J. O. Buchanan  has the syniparhy of the non-voters al. Ainsworth. He  will ha ve their condolences at'Ler eleelion.  H.  13. Jvorr. the Sew Denver barrister,  bents nil comoi-s from Xe.l-.on id. chess, and jilays blindfolded at that.  Ja mes Dawson ami ]3rucc Craddock have  leased the bar at. lhe Stanley house, and are already  doing a fair business. Mr. Craddock is upal Sanderson's  hot springs, with a view of leasing the hot el al thai health  resort.  Winslow Hall, one of the shareholders  in The Hall Mines, Limited, came up from his ranch in  Colville valley today, As an indication of how profitable  the ninehing business is, he ciuotos lhe. following prices  of ranch p oducts: I'otntoes, half a cent a pounei ; oau,  ;">U cents a hundred: butter, __() cents a pound; and egg.-,  ID cents ii dozen.  Thomas Martineliile Ward i.s building a  stone retaining wall on ihe Josephine street side of his  property al. Ihe corner of Unit slreet and Victoria street.  When that find other contemplated iinproveri'u.nl.s are  made, Mr. Ward will have one of the mosl sightly residence iiroperties in Nelson.  The Nelson  6c Fort ���Sheppard Rail way  Company has strung a wire from its dejiot to the central  ollice of .tlio telephone: company. It is just, possible that  there will yet bo a telegraph ollice at a central point in  the town. If the express companies would do likewise,  that is, eslablisb ollices 'within easy reach of the people  with whom they do business, fewer "kicks" would.be  registereel against them.  '���Sam" McGee, Avho was foreman at the  Dardanelles mine, died lit Hear Lake on Wednesday  morning.  John F. Ward returned to Nelson today  from a trip through the mining camps in northern Idaho.  He reports the Ceeur d'Alemcs fairly prosperous, but pronounces the "excitements" at all old placer camps like  I'ierco City as ftikes. ���  J. E. Boss ���was in from. Spokane on Wednesday. .  Minor Notes From New Denver.  Li. Kirk wood and Hugh Mann are applying for a eertillcatc of improvements to the Western  claim. The Western forms an extension to the townsite  of Three Kprks.  Clive Fhillipps-Wolley paid New Denver a flying visit last week. He was too excited by reports of bear being around to elo much electioneering.  Mike Grady's cariboo litis become quite  tame. Mike took it up to the mine the oilier day.  Occasionally it. gets playful and then the boys go down  like ninepins. It is vci-y fond of bread anil will eat it  from the hanel.  The wagon road and tramway at'Silver-  ton arc progressing rapidly. Silverton is looking for a  boom this spring.  Likhvard Applewhaite of Nelson visited  Xew Denver last week.  NYPalorcia, late of Donald, bootmaker,  has coino to settle at Xew Denver and go into bus ness  here. >   '   ���  A strong-  vein   has  been  discovered in  doing assessment work on the Dixie, one of the many extensions to the Mountain Chief. The Dixie was located  by Harry Walters two years ago.  Preparations are being made to celebrate the queen's birthday at New Denver.  J. .1. Moynahan, J. A. Finch's representative, is back in X'ew Denver for the season. He spent  the winter in Spokane, and says we in the Slocan clout  know what harel times are.  W. .Springer, is  back from Trail Creek.  Things are quiet there lie says. It is too close to the line  and a number of dead broke men have come m there  looking for work.  S.  M. Wharton is back among us  once  more.   He has left the route from Spokane to New Den- J  ver plastered all over with advertisements of the town.  The government has sent in A. Cttmer-  on to report on the condition of the wagon road. After  his report goes to Nelson and Victoria, we may hope to  have something done.  sidorably expanded ,and their specific  gravity greatly reeluced; up to a certain  limit the muscles of their bodies can  counteract the tendency Lo float upward,  tind enable the fish to regain its proper  sphere tif life tit the bottom; but beyond  that limit the muscles are not strong  enough to drive the body downward, and  the fish, he-coming moro and'more dis-  Leneleel as it goes, is graelually killed on  its long and involuntary journey to the  surface of the sea. That such accidents  ele> occur is evielenced by the fact that  some fish, which are known to be true  eleep-,se:a forms, were discovered dead antl  floating on the surface of the ocean long  before our modern investigations were  e-enninenccd.    OBSERVE ��� THE   REGULATIONS.  The Marine Act Repeatedly Violated on Kootenay Lake. '  It; will bo remembered that the merchants on Ivootontiy lake were mulcted  in various sums for a violation of tho customs regulations; a violation, as they  claimed, through ignorance of the law.  The owners of steamboats on Kootenay  lake may also be ignorant of the regulations which govern the running of steam  vessels, and if they would not be treated  as were the merchants, they had better  road the following, which is compiled by  a mail "well versed on the-Marine Act:  The expression "freight boat" means  steamboats carrying freight only. The  expression "passenger" means any person  carried on a steamboat other than tlie  master antl crew, and the owner, hi.s  family tind servants connected witli his  household. The expression "passenger  steamboat" means any steamboat except yachts used exclusively for pleasure  without hire of any kind���carrying any  person other than the master and crew,  the owner, his family and the servants  connected with liis.-household..- ft will be  observed that the word is owner in the  singular, not owners. The expression  "owner" includes the lessee or charterer  of any such vessel, ft is iiot owners or  charterers, only either in the singular.  This is done on purpose because "owners  or charterers" would open a very wide  door. This ought to make the matter  clear, both to steamboat men and the  ���chief officer of customs. The master,  owner, or person in charge for the time  being of any steamboat oil which a  greater number of passengers than that  allowed by her certificate are at any time  carried, or in respect of which no certificate authorizing the carrying of passengers has been granted and in which  passengers are carried, is guilty of an offence against this act, and- shall for each  such offence incur a penalty not exceed-,  ing $500 and not les.s than $100 and costs;  and such steamboat shall be liable for the  same and chargeable therewith, and if  such penalty is not paid forthwith the  steainboatshall be-seized and sold by any  chief officer of customs thereto directed  by the minister."  SOUTH   RIDING   VOTERS'   LIST.  Sixty-Eight  Register  BAR.  Corner Stanley and Silica streets. Nelson. Wo are now  running Ihe Stanley house bar, and will be glad lo have  our friends and acquaintances give us a call.  DAWSON & CUADDOCK..  TO   THE  Electors of the South Riding  OF WEST KOOTENAY.  Names Added to the  During Last Week.  The following names have been entered  in the voters' register for the south riding  of West Kootenay electoral district since  the official publication of the list. Jt will  be seen that several are names that were  published as being dropped from the list.  Any person whoso name was dropped  from the list; if entitled to registration,  can have his name restored to the list by  making application in person, or by agent  or friend, to the distributing .collector  withiiWoiir weeks after the first publication of the list: !  Aitchison, David, Kiislo, bookkeeper  Angrignon, N, New Denver, miner  Rurns, Michel, Nelson, minor  Brown, Thomas. Nelson, miner...'.  Boweu, Colin.-Three forks, hotelkceper  Burden, Oscar, Pilot Bay, carpenter  Boyd, .James, Nelson, miner  Bradley. John (Jharles, Xelson. miner  Clark, .James, New Denver, miner  Couch, William,  Kootenay river, rancher  Condon, JMartin K, Kaslo. cook  Cameron, Dougalil Ii, Kaslo, moulder  Campbell, .John .J, Now Denver, engineer  Campbell, Angus. Nelson, stotiinboatma.il  Campbell, .John, Nelson, stetiinboatmau  Cottingha.in, Thomas  1.0. Kiislo,  teamster'  Cregan, Claude A, Ainsworth, miner  Coliins, John, Nelson, fanner  Chase, Ludlow Robinson, Kaslo. miner  Deucbane, .William, Kaslo, miner  Driscoll. T J,   Fort Sheppard, contractor  Dory, John, Kaslo, teamster  Derrah, Marshall, Kaslo, miner  Koran, Reiberc, Kaslo, carpenter  J^IahilT, lid ward, Nelson, minor  Grant, James, Ainsworth, miner  Green,  Benjamin, Ainsworth, gentleman  Jiugonin, Charles, Nelson, miner  Hay ward. Charles Jr, Nelson, clerk  Harvey, J T \Y, Kiislo, surveyor'sassistant  Howard, Harry, Fort Sheppard, miner  Huscroft, .James, Kootenay river, rancher  Kirlin, Aubert G, Sandon crook, miner  Kent, Thomas, Nelson, steamboatman  Latham, James P, Three Forks, teamster  Levitsseur, George, Nelson, cook  Loud in, Clifford P, Nelson, porter'  Murray, W, Three Forks,^ bridge carpenter  Moore, David Walter, Ivaslo, bookkeeper  Madden, 'Thomas,���Nelson,-hotelkeeper  Martin, Donald Me.L, Kaslo, clergyman  Malone, John J, Nelson, hotel keeper  Murphy, Michael, Kaslo, miner  McHale, John, Three Forks, miner  McDonald, Dan, Ainswortli, hi borer  McDougalel, Hugh, Ainsworth, minor  McFarland, Duncan H, Nelson, customs  McPhee, Allen, New Denver, blacksmith  McDonald, James, Nelson, merchant  McLeod, John Norman, Ivaslo, miner  McDonald, Philip, Kaslo, minor  McKenzie, Alexander, Ivaslo, teamster  McKenzie, Robert M. Pilot Bay, carpenter  McLean, Samuel, Nelson, cook  Neely, Robert, Nelson, miner  Ileister, Sebastian J, Kaslo, gentleman  Revsbeck, Andrew H, Nelson, hotelkceper  Sloan, William P, Ivootenay river, rancher  St. Barbe, Charles, Nelson, journalist  Sicotte, Noel, Nelson, farmer  Sanson, Charles B, Nelson, clerk  Strothers, John, Kaslo, laborer  Targett, Arthur Henry, Kaslo, clerk  Thompson, A H, Fort Sheppard, farmer  Toye, Sidney Howard, Nelson, .miner  Wilson, George .K, Three Fooks, laborer  Wilson, Arthur M, Ivaslo, miner  VVhitely, Arthur M, Ivaslo, gentleman  Canadian Chartered Banks.' . .  One of the "blue books" issued by the  Dominion government gives a list of the  shareholders in the chartered banks of  the Dominion. Of these banks, only three  do business in this province, namely, the  Bank of Montreal, the Bank of British  Columbia, and the Bank of British North  America. The shares of the two latter  are heh:l almost entirely in the old country, while those of the lirst-iiamed tire  nearly all held in Canada. The Bank of  Montreal's 00,000 shares are elistributeil  among over 2100 shareholders, the largest  holders being the .Montreal City e_c District Savings Bank, with SSH'2 shares; W.  C. McDonald, Montreal, 200.") shares: sir  Donald A. Smith, Montreal, 1000 shares,  and Robert Hamilton, Quebec. 700 shares.  A majority of the shares is in the hatiels  of heilelors who hold less than ;">() shares  each. The par value of the shares is $200.  The largest individual shareholder iu the  Bank of British Columbia is tho estate of  I'!. U. Karslake. Lincoln's Inn. W.C., Lon-  don, Fiiglanel, N;".."} shares, on which .1.17.-  0X0 have been paid. The largest holeler  in the liank of British North America is  George F. Tuckctt of Hamilton, Ontario,  who litis 2!)l shares, on which he has paid  ��11.5:30. Nearly all the holdings in this  bank are small, few beingabove 20shares.  The Bank e)f Montreal tind tho Bank of  British Columbia have branches at Nelson.   Invitation Extended.  The following communication explains  itself:  OKoitfiK Aimie:n HniKi.ow, Esq., president of Nolson  Jifise Hall (.'lllh-Sir: The; Kaslo lia-c Hull Cliihennliiilly  invites all members of the- Nelmm liase Hall Club, and  more particularly nine of their llni.'st, to pari icipnli; in u  friendly game of base ball, on tin; athletic grounds in t he  city of Kaslo, on IhclMth of .May. Kiglilccn to outer,  nine to siiirl.    Yours most rexpedfullv,  KltA.VIv   III'OIIKS,  Kaslo, May 181b. .Malinger Kaslo Hase Hall t.:iiil��.  Fish Killed by Tumbling Upward.  The fish that live at enormtais elepths  tire, in conseepieiice of the troinonelous  pressure, liable tt> ,-t c11r��� i<>11s form of ae-e-i-  elent that of tumbling upward. If. in  chasing their prey or for any other reason, they rise to a considerable distance  above the floor of the ocean, the gases  _t>f their swimming bladder become con-  Gio.vti.i_;mI'_x: Having been requested at  a. large and'-influential meeting of the  electors of Nelson, antl also by a-requisition'signed by a large number of the  citizens, of Kaslo, to stand as a can-  dielitte in the Government interest at  the forthcoming Provincial Election, I  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 J. wish to  say that, if elected, I will give careful  attention to all matters coming within  the sphere of legislation and to the best  of my ability protect anel promote the  interests of the district and tho province.  J am, gentlemen, very respectfully yours,  li. O. BIJCHANAN.  John Bull's Prejudices.  The  Canadian  Gazette,  which is  lished in London, England, says:    "  pub-  John  Public)  Victoria Street, Nelson, B. C.  Mining and Real Estate Broker  Commission and Insurance  Agent  ItKI'UKSKNTIM!:  The Confederation Life Association. The I'lieuuix Fire  Insurance Company. Tho Dominion Building&; Loan  Association of Toronto, Ktc.  MINES INSPECTED AND REPORTED UPON.  24th of May.  The I.O.O.F. Society have  chartered the Str. Neison  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.  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP.  Tin.' |iii.rlii<_rs!ii|i hcrrloforc existing between W. II,  (il-nliuui and .1. A. Taylor, doing business tinder the firm  mime of tirahiiiii jt Taylor, is from anil after Mils dale  dissolved hy mutual ciiiisenl. W. II. (indium assumes  all li.'iliililie.-, nnd is alone autliori/.ed lo rolleef. accounts  diii! I hi! late firm. W. II. GUAIIAM.  Witness:    W, II. I!...i..mo.vi.. .1. A. TAYl.OU.  I luted at Nelson, Hritish (.'oluinbin, May 7th. 1891.  .Several good lots in government.Lou'iisitos of N'ew Denver and Nelson to be sold cheap.  Stores and ollices to rent at Nelson.  Tenant wanted I'or ranch on (.oluinbin river near Itohson, or will sell,   (iood opportunity.  LOTS  IN    ADDITION  to sell on easy terms.  Apply nt once to  W. A. JOWETT, Victoria St., Nelson, B.C.  TEE'  CHEMISTS and  Cor. Baker and  Josephine  Streets,  Nelson, B. C.  A large and complete stock of the leading lines of  Drugs,  Chemicals,  Patent Medicines,  Perfumes,  Soaps,  Brushes,  And  Toilet Articles of  Every Description.  Bull litiK tho l'opuhifcion of boing a nitiss  of prejudices. By ,nature lie littles everything1 that conies from abroad, even  though that 'abroad' mtiy be Canada,  Australia, or some other part of his own  enipiie; and ho habitually pays ~>() per  cent more for some homo made goods,  when a botler imported article can bo-  had at one-third less price. And that', is  not all. The evidence given before the  recent house of lords' committee pro\ cd  that .lolin Hull cheerfully til lows himself1  to be deluded, into paying highest' prices  for .-American tind Australian meat imported atii fractional cost and palmed off  upon  him   as   'best .Aberdeen,', "choicest  Welch,'and the like. The report of the  committee abounds in most .suggestive  illustrations. In a large West-end establishment professing- to sell nothing but  English iind Scottish meat, only six sides  of Scottish were said to have been sold  during a whole year, the rest being  American." And The Gazette might have  added, that John .Bull brings his prejudices with him when he comes to Canada.  FOR SALE OR LEASE.  "CTOIf SAliK OH l_KASI'_���(iood hotel, in one of the best  -1-' parts of Xelson. Size, .'17 hy 70 feet; two siories; il  bed-rooms.' Kurnislicd thrnughoul. Iteady for iminedi-  ilU; occupation. A llrsl-eluss chance for I he right person.  Apply to Duncan Jlc.Donald, Kaslo, H. (:.; or lo (J. Ilain-  ber, West linker street, Nelson, II. 0.  pLSON FANCY STOBE.  . All kinds of Fancy Goods,  Notions, Ladies' Underclothing, Children's Clothing", etc.  Baker St., next door Nelson Shoe Store.  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.  'Wi  ipse��  s  .ap<  ware Dry Goods, Clothing", Boots and Shoes,  Stores and Tinware, Paints and Oils, Sash and Doors and  a "Complete'Line of Builders' Material and Miners' Supplies.  lewing*  [lines, Newspapers, Books, Stationery  Forms, Office Sundries, Toys, Fancy Goods.  Sehool Supplies  'a Specialty.  i^ST^tf"  \~VsT  Z3_E31sr"V"^]I?,  REVELSTOKE  ^.jsttd    nSTAKUSP  GROCERIES,  HARDWARE,  erchandise  e  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.  Q  The RAILWAY CENTRE and  SEAT OF GOVERNMENT of West Kootenay.  rrii  CHOICE BUILDING and RESIDENCE PROPERTY  irieib.a.i'ie: allowed fob good BxriLiDiisrcs-s.  &%  ALSO LOTS FOR SALE IN NAKUSP, DAWSON, and ROBSON.  -A.I_?:__?I_J-_2"   FOE   PRICES,   3VC-AJPS,   ETC.,   TO  Central Office  of the  Kootenay Lake  Telephone.  A lurtfu and <.<>.i_|il<a<: sl.nuk of  FRANK FLETCHER, Land Commissioner C. and K. R. and N. Co., Nelson, B. C.  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.  ftS.  "WALL PAPER I Houston Block, Corner of Baker and Josephine Streets  h>  *���-   J�� W��   I |T  '_.' lb"i.r'5.i  . ..",-   !���!������- *  '. > ��    if "LS-I"      "!  !  I  J  i  ^mi^mmm^^mmMm^mmmmmmmm^mmm^:  m ��� ���wtn___Mtfc*N

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