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Array A  ^���,  W  Has Mines that are Paying Dividends1 and Hundreds of .Properties that can be Made  Dividend Paying Mines.  '  %  FIFTH   YEAR-NO  Av  NELSON,  BRITISH . COLUMBIA, SATURDAY   SEPTEMBER 11; ISOI  KOOTENAY  r  Has  Three  Smelters   in   Successful Operation,  and  Enough  Ore   in Sight, to  Run  Several   More.  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR.  FOUR   HUNDRED   LOTS   POR   SALE.  Im-  Squatters', Lots Will be Sold, But their  provements "Will be Protected.  Charles A. Waterman & Company have  been instructed by the chief commissioner  of lands and works to offer for sale by  public auction all the government town  lots in the city of Nelson with the exception of the lots comprising block 'ID.    The  The sale will be held iu the court.house  on Thursday, October 7th, at 2 o'clock in  the afternoon.  There will be over 100 lots offered at  this sale, the upset price upon which will  range from $100 up. All lots held by  squatters will be offered for sale, but the  government has decided to treat the  squatters fairly. An appraisement of  these lots, with their improvements, has  been made, and at the sale the lots will  be offered for sale subject to the upset  price fixed upon them, and over and above  the price realized , from the sale of the  land the purchaser will be required to deposit with .he government, for the benefit of the squatter,- the appraised value of  the improvements thereon. This is perhaps the fairest way in which the squatters difficulty can be overcome. In cases  where squatters have put up a mere  shack and have fenced in several lots the  squatter's right shall only be recognized  with respect, to the lot upon which the  shack stands, but where substantial  dwellings have been erected the squatter's  right will be recognized to one or two additional lots. As the value of the lots  designated as squatters' lots aggregates  $20,000 it was important that the government should safeguard the public inter-  eat in the inatter of the upset price upon  squatters' lots so that local sympathy for  the squatters would not prevent the government from realizing the value of the  lots.  Under the conditions of the sale the  "purchaser will be required to pay 2;*5 per  cent of the amount of the purchase on the  drop of the hammer and the balance  within HO days.  Any particulars respecting the sale may  be secured upon application 'to Messrs.  Charles A. AVatennan ic Company, Baker  street. ,  '      TO   LIU-HT   THE   STREETS.  Hillyer, it was resolved that the water  commissioner notify the Hall Mines that  on the completion of the waterworks system their communication will be taken  into consideration.  The council decided to allow contractor  Thomas Halliday his bill for extras on  the city lock-up, amounting to $38(i.79. A  resolution to this effect was moved by  alderman Teetzel, ���seconded by alderman  Gilker. The amount still due, together  with the extras, will be retained by the  city, and bills for material tmd labor will  be paid therefrom.  The council went into committee of the  whole for the further consideration of the  plumbing by-law.    Jt was reported com-,  plete and received its third reading.  The following accounts were passed and  ordered paid:  C. U. Woolvcrton. commissions on dog taxes  .1. Nixoiii'sidcwalks    Itobert Oliver, .sidewalks   Ashcroft & JlcClclland   Lawrence Hardware Co   AWARDED   $3,000   DAMAGES.  .S2I 75  .. It! 50  .. 10 50  .. '2 75  .. 31 80  HEAVY   EXPORTS   CONTINUE.  The   Council   Asks   the   Electric   Light   Company  to' Submit a Proposition.  At Monday evening's session of the city  council the public works committee reported upon the subject of widening  Ward street, from Baker street to Vernon street. The committee reported that  the work would cost about $2,000, and  while the members of the committee  would like to see the work done, the funds  at their disposal did not warrant any  such outlay. Should the council see fit to  order the work done, the committee recommended that the city engineer  make an estimate of the cost of the same  before work was commenced. The report  was received, and as the council took no  action it may be assumed that nothing  will be done in the matter of widening  Ward street for the present.  Two tenders were received, for the  pipe and connections for the sewer system. H. J. Evans & Co. offered to supply  the required materials for $2,90-1, and the  British Columbia Pottery Co.'s figures  were $2,907.70. On motion of alderman  Teetzel, seconded by alderman Malone,  the tender of H. J. Evans & Co., was accepted. .���������.-  Wilson & Harshaw submitted a tender  for distributing pipe for the waterworks  system at the rate of $2.50 per ton. The  matter was laid over.  Mayor Houston was authorized to purchase valves, valve boxes and fire hydrants for the water works system from  Frank Darling.  Thompson Brothers asked permission  to make certain alterations in their store  on Baker street. Their request; was refused, on the ground that such improvements would be a violation of the fire  limits by-law.  A communication was received from  Thorpe & Company, manufacturers of  soda water, protesting against the charge  of $10 per month for water rates. The  water commissioner was instructed to  collect the full rate.  On motion of alderman Teetzel, seconded by alderman Gilker, the council  decided to pay Messrs. Breckenridge &  Lund estimates of $1,1-10 and $855 on account of the contracts for the reservoir  and Hume. The contractors were also  authorized to substitute white pine for  cedar in the construction of the flume between the headworkson Anderson creek  and the reservoir.  On motion of alderman Hillyer, seconded by alderman Gilker, it was resolved  to ask the Xelson Electric Light company to submit a proposition for the  lighting of the streets of the city.  It was also decided to employ F. C.  Gamble to make a report on the volume  of water flowing in Kootenay river  for the enlightenment of the provincial  board of health, regarding the discharge  of the sewage of Nelson into the river.  The following accounts were passed:  II. A. Frosscr .SM 0(1  Spokane Northern Telegraph Co   .   " s til  W. I'. Jtoliinson  (i() 00  A. Galliher  12.50  W  John A. Turner & Co.  SI. Joyce   ���IS !  1  , Hall Mines Want Water.  Ar, Wednesday evening's meeting of  the council a communication was received  from the Hall Mines, asking for a supply  of water from the city water works for  the Hall Mines smelter. On motion of  alderman Teetzel, seconded  by alderman  The Indications Are That September Will Surpass August in Mineral Exports.  During the past week there was entered  at the port of Nelson for export 1,141 tons  of ore aud matte for export, the aggregate value of which was $1(51,29-1. This  week's exports gives the district a fair  start toward the six million point in mineral exports. Fxclusive of the Slocan ore  exported via Revelstoke for the past 80  mineral exports of Southern  so far for 1S97 were valued at  The entries for the past week  days the  Kootenay  $5,191,97-1.  were:  Trail smelter   Ilnll _lines smelter  BULLION   ANU   MATTE.  Pounds Value    l.)!l.t)05  Nelson, matte 177,000  ORE. ,Approximate  Tons  Payne mine.Slocan -....     ;i50  Value.  Slocan Star. Sandon  Noble Five mines, Slocan   Washington     Surprise mine. Slocan   Whitewater mine, Slocan    Kootenay Ore Company. Kaslo   Rambler mine, Slocan   Black Diamond mine, Ainsworth   I ron Mask, I tossland .���   Total for week   Total so I'ar I'or September   Total for August   Total for July   Total for June   Total for May      Total for April '   Total for March   Total for February   Total for January   Total via Jievelstoke to Aug. loth..  Total so far for 1897   120  16  ���IS  17  125  138  :to  51  15  1,111  ���2,1 m  5,070  1.18.  :t,.i(>t  2,995  3,71)4  5,822  ' 5,201  1,513  37.ti.S9  SIM.291  ��220,31!)  S075.18!)  8513,832  ��183,885  S3U7.7.7  8433,231  SG77.G81  ��502,853  Sli75.50(i  S512.07S  $5,191,971  Manager Whyte on Railway Matters.  Manager Whyte of the.Canadian Pacific,  on his return to Winnipeg from Kootenay,  gave an interview to the press upon railway matters. Iu the course of his remarks  he said:    "One of the objects of our visit  to  the Kootenay   country  was  to  meet  Mr. Heiuze, who has a system of railways  in the district as a feeder for the smelter  at Trail, to confer as to future extensions,  but the gentleman tfad left for the south,  and    Mr.   Shaughnessy    will    meet   Mr.  Heinze in Minneapolis."   Mr. Whyte here  explained'the service in the district, and  also of the survey by Mr. Heinze of a line  from Trail to Robson, so as to bring other  ores to his smelter at the former point,  but  the   great   difficulty   was  the high  charges for  carriage of freight and the  great cost of fuel, which is brought from  the Nanaimo coal mines, via Victoria and  Vancouver,      to,   head ' of    navigation,  and then by barges to Trail.    "The Canadian Pacific does not desire to injure the'  vested rights of others," continued manager Whyte, "though it is recognized that  to assure the full development ofthe mining interests of the district, freight rates  and cost of fuel must be reduced.   The  construction of the Crow's Nest Pass railr  way, and the opening of coal  mines in  the pass will afford opportunity to  lay  down   coke at a  minimum   price.     The  Rossland  camp is  permanent, and  there  was no doubt a smelter would be established at Robson.   The reference of vice-  president Shaughnessy was to make some  arrangement with Mr. Heinze to mutually  operate the line from Trail to Robson, the  C. P. R. building a link to reach the Rossland mines."     '          Gold in the Ainsworth Ores.  Additional evidence has been secured  which establishes the fact that the Ainsworth ores carry gold, (Several months  ago assays made from the dumps of the  Highlander and Highland properties  gave gold returns. Recently Maxwell  Stevenson, manager of the Highlander,  took a large piece of the same kind of  rock from the Highlander tunnel and sent  it to the U. S. assay office at Charlotte,  North Carolina. Returns have just been  received, showing that it runs $29.70 in  gold.  The Crow's Nest Road,  progress  is   being  made  Good progress is being made both in  grading and track-laying on the Crow's  Nest Pass railway. The first 100 miles  will be completed this season, and clearing of brush and rock work continued  during the winter. The line will not be  turned over for operation  till completed  to Kootenay lake, a  miles.  distance of over 800  past week  1th, 53i|:  Tuesday,  Silver Quotations.  The silver quotations for the  were: Saturday, September  Monday, .September, (ith, 5'J,i!  September 7th, 51.}; Wednesday, September 8th, 58: Thursday, September 9th,  53.}; Friday, September 10th, '.iiij. Lead  has also advanced. On Friday the brokers  price was $1, and exchange $1.40.  Sarah Ella Ridout Wins a  Breach of Promise  Suit Against W. M. McLeod.  A jury composed of eight Nelson  men  awarded Sarah  l.lla Ridout $3,000 damages for breach of promise on Thursday.  The defendant in the case was W. M. McLeod, a Rossland hotel keeper!   From the  evidence it  appeared  that McLeod  met  the plaintiff in .Seattle in 1890.    She was  at that time a married  woman, her husband living in the east.    McLeod induced  the woman to live with him as his wife,  under the promise that so soon as her husband died he would marry her.    The husband was sufficiently obliging to die some  time later, but when the legal barrier was  removed McLeod was not willing to carry  out his promise of marriage, although repeatedly urged to do so by Sarah.   To the  general   public,   however,   they   always  went as man and wife.  In the spring of 189(5 the couple came to  Rossland and started in the hotel business, where the plaintiff undertook the  duties of chambermaid. She remained  there until November, when McLeod grew  tired of her and giving her $100 ordered  her to make herself scarce. The defence  endeavored to show that the woman had  been guilty of immoral conduct before being cashiered, but in this it was not successful.  W. A. Macdonald, who with F. M. McLeod, appeared for the plaintiff, made an  excellent address to the jury, composed  ofT. A. Mills, A. J. Marks, Fred Irvine,  Edward II. Stanley, Charles Hillyer, John  A. Kirkpatrick. Jerry Robilliard and A.  H. Clements. It is generally stated .that  Macdonald worked on their heart-strings  with sufficient success to produce tears,  but this the jurors stoutly deny. In giving the case over to them justice Drake  charged in favor of the plaintiff aud submitted four questions to them for consideration. They were out two hours before they could agree. They found that  there had been a promise of marriage  made by the defendant, and that the  same had been accepted by the plaintiff;  that the plaintiff was not guilty of immodest or immoral conduct iu Rossland  while living with the defendant in November, 1890; that there had been a promise of marriage and that a reasonable,  time for the fulfillment of that promise  had elapsed: that the plaintiff should be  awarded $3,000 damages. !  A. Li. MacNeill, of  Liossland, appeared  for the defence.  TWELVE   PER   CENT   DIVIDEND.  The  Rounds  The Trade of Canada.  The figures showing the increase in  ports for July are significant:  ex-  lS!��i.  1897.  Minerals..  ..     .... S     777.07S  $  1,070,S51  Fisheries   -.....-      300,171  922.001  Animal and produce...-. ���.  .....    3,371,HiS -  5.158,122  Forest  '..  .....     I,3(U,75S   .  5,791.097  Agricultural   ...     1,70-1,009  3,41S,500  Manufactures..            770,121  1,0-18,010  Miscellaneous   5,530  '-'S  10,129  Totals'...   .....S11,9S2,0SI  7,121,780  The main features are an increase of  about 2i5 per cent in minerals and the  same iu manufactures, bringing both over  the million mark; an increase of over a  million and a half in-forest products; the  value of the agricultural export is doubled; and the value of animals and their  products is increased from $3,371^108 to  $.���5,158,122. The exports for June were  $1G,S25,000, as against $11,931,000 for June,  .18(37; and the exports for the year were  $233,021,000,.as against $121,013,000 in the  previous year. The high price of wheat  and several other products and the good  crops warrant the belief that 1897-98 will  be even a better year than its predecessor.  SLOCAN   MINING   NOTES.  The only mine affected by the decline  of silver in the vicinity of Silverton will  be the Fisher Maiden. The rumor that  the Wakefield was to close down is denied by those in charge. They will employ in the neighborhood of thirty men  all winter and will be shipping all winter.  More men are being taken on at the  Whitewater mine and the force will be  steadily added to, a.s it is the intention to  have 90 men at work before the winter  sets in. Although large shipments of ore  have already been made, practically no  ore other than that taken out in development has been shipped. When the owners of the Whitewater decide to go in for  heavy shipments some astonishing returns may be expected.  A rich strike was made on the Hillside  claim at Whitewater on Thursday last.  In the incline shaft being sunk on the  vein, at a depth of 10 feet, six inches of  clean ore tind carbonates aud two feet of  scattered concentrating ore was found on  the foot-wall. The ledge, which is 18 feet  wide on the surface, is strong and well  defined, and as the ore chute is widening  with every foot of depth great results are  expected. A double shift will be put on  and a 50-foot cross-cut started immediately. The shaft i.s within 1,000 feet by  an air line of the K. & S. track.  The New Waterworks.  Work is progressing fairly well on the  new waterworks. The reservoir will be  ready for the clay puddle next week, and  contractor Breckenridge expects to have  it completed on time. The construction  of the flume has been delayed, owing to  the poor quality of the lumber delivered  by the Salmo sawmill people, who have  the contract for supplying the lumber.  The pipe has all been shipped, and the  first lot may be received next week. Contractor McLean is ready to begin work on  its arrival.  Nelson  Electric  Light  Company  Out a Prosperous Year.  At the annual  meeting of the Nelson  l_lectric Light company, held on Monday  afternoon, a 12 per cent stock and cash  dividend  was'declared   for  the financial  year just closed.   The following directors  were   appointed   Lor  the   ensuing   year:  .lohn  Houston,   president and   manager:  John    J.   Malone,   vice-president;   J.  JI.  Matheson, secretary; John Johnson, treasurer; J. Fred Hume, ,1. A. Mara and John  Hamilton.  The report of the manager respecting  the growth of the company's business for  the past year will be interesting to the  shareholders.    It is appended :  "During the year the number of users  of light increased from 73 to Wi and the  number of   lamps  (taking 10 ,c.   p.  as a  basis) from 730 to 1,222.   The earnings of  the company aggregated $11,223.53, whicli  was derived from  two sources;  namely:  lights,   $7,408.4-1,   and   installations,   $:.,-  815.09.   The cost of operating and maintaining the plaut was $4,'384.11, and $3,-  0-11.91 were paid for  material and labor  on installation  account.    The loss from  bad accounts  was  $47^50 for lights  and  $29.75 for installations, a total of $77.25.  During the year $4(55.3S were paid as interest on loans.    Deducting these several  amounts from  the   earnings   leaves $3,-  304.S5 as net earnings.    Of this amount  $743.40   were   credited   to . construction.  The remaiuder, $2,501.45, is 14 per cent on  the capital stock issued prior to August  1st.    While this sum is not on hand aud  available to pay a cash dividend���for the  bulk of it has been used in paying off the  construction account oblgations  of   the  company as they became due���you are  fairly entitled to a 12 per cent dividend,  to be paid in stock and cash, as your directors may decide."  for the road. Engineer Keefer says tliat  the surveys have been completed and  plans sent to Victoria. The road will run  up the east side of Kootenay river, provided no changes are made. Further operations hang upon the decision'of the  representatives expected in Nelson next  week.  Mary Jane Dobbins was fined $2.50 tmd  costs by magistrate Crease on LVtday for  allowing a bull to run at large within the  city.' John Blauey, pound-keeper, was  the informant.  Thomas W. Cray has been .summoned  to appear before magistrate Crease on  Tuesday for a breach of the sanitary laws.  On and after Monday the Canadian Pa-  cific train connecting at Robson with  steamers north bound, will leave Nelson  at 7 o'clock in the morning instead of (5:30  p. m. as'formerly.  John Miles has been admitted to  bail,  himself for $200 and two sureties of $100  each.  Dave MacBeath, of McLean Bros. &  Co., was in the city today. He says that  work upon the Slocan river road is progressing well aud the railway company  will be able to have trains moving on the  line by October 20th.  THE   SLOGAN'S   GREAT   RECORD.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  The latest man to make a guess as to  the intentions of the "lessees of tlie Pilot  Bay smelter turned out the following:  "The Pilot Bay smelter has announced  free transportation of ores on Kootenay  lake for treatment at its smelter, aud instead of following the example of the  Hendryx smelter and charging a few  more dollars per ton than was charged at  American smelters, to support home industry, the Pilot Bay people promise a  much lower rate than the existing $21  freight and treatment charge."  The purse containing over $20, which  was lost by Mrs. Simmons, not having  been returned, several of the ladies of  Nelson got together, purchased a pocket  book and made up a purse for the loser.  As Mrs. Simmons won out with a new  pocket book and more money than she  lost she desires to express her thanks for-  the first loss.  The Nelson Sawmill company is making  application to the court for permission to  wind up its affairs.  The natural increase in the population  of Nelson for the past week was three.  The newcomers are all girls: Miss Tits-  worth, Miss Flurey and Miss White.  Dan Dunn, twho enjoys the distinction  of having had his picture printed in Harper's Monthly Magazine, has returned to  Nelson after an absence of four years and  two months. He has been given the freedom of the city for four days and two  burs. '  W. II. Will, carpenter, contractor, mine,  owner and all-round speculator, left Nelson this week for Alaska: He will winter  at Juneau, or some other point on the  coast, and go over to the Yukon in the  spring. Mr. Will's friends wish him good  luck, for he is a square man in anv country.  Arthur Johnstone Douglas, J). L., of  Comlongon Castle, Ruthwell, Dumfries,  Scotland, chairman'of the board of directors of the London and British-Columbia  Gold Fields, Lamited, accompanied by G.  B. Turnbull, member of the well known  Edinburgh firm of stockbrokers, Messrs.  Hardy ic Turnbull, are at present making  a tour of British Columbia looking over  the interests and holdings of the various  companies with which they are closely  connected. Mr. Johnstone Douglas is also  chairman of the Scottish Colonial Company, ,vhich has recently acquired a large  interest in the Idaho group in the Slocan.  The party, by the courtesy of the Hall  Mines company, were yesterday shown  the smelter. S\ S. Fowler, E. M., engineer  to the Loudon & British Columbia Gold  lrields, Limited, is conducting the party  over some of the Wild Horse creek properties, notably the Yrnir. They will visit  the more important mining districts and  properties before returning to the old  country.  .J. B. McArthur, of liossland, was in the  city today. McArthur is no longer in the  newspaper business, having sold his interest in the Rossland Miner to the parties who made the recent purchase of that  sheet. McArthur's experience is different  from that of most men who have dabbled  in newspaper enterprises in Kootenay.  He got his money back and has no positive knowledge as to the identity of the  purchasers. The men behind the Miner  are afraid to make themselves known.  George A. Keefer, of Victoria, the engineer in charge of the survey work for the  Bedlington A: Nelson railway from the  international boundary to the foot of  Kootenay lake, is in this city awaiting  the arrival of the representatives of the  English company which litis the charter  Mr. Juneau, of Kansas.  A resident of Dodge City, Kansas, is  said by the Kansas City Journal to be the  founder of tlie  "metropolis" of Alaska,  aud that it is named after him.   He is Mr.  H.  Juneau, a  cousin  of George Juneau,  who discovered the gold deposits iu the  neighborhood of that place.   The settlement was at first called Harrisburg. but  the miners changed it to Juneau in honor  of the Kansas man, who went there at  the invitation ot his relative in  I SSI  and  remained for four years.    In a recent interview   Mr.   Juneau   spoke   iu   adverse  terms of the route to the Klondyke fields  by  way of the  Yukon.    He   favors  the  passage  by the Chillkoot  pass  and  the  employment of Indians as carriers. Mules  and horses cannot compass the climbing,  and, besides, there is no grass in the country.    "The country," he said, "is covered  with mossj a vine that contains prickles  as sharp as a   porcupine,  with  saw-like  edges, with the edges reversed or pointing to you. They get into the fleshand stick-  deep.   These pricks with the back barb  break as you pull them out of your flesh,  and a portion remains in the Mesh.   The  only way to get them out is to dig them  out.   The pricks make a sore.   These in-  -fernal pricks are about one-aud a half to  two inches long, and there is excruciating  pain when you pull these barbed pricks  from your flesh.   The chigger is nowhere  in comparison to the moss prick.    Except  where tlie water wears the surface of the  earth the country is covered with moss.  That is one of the difficulties of travel.  Where there is no ice there is moss and'  devil's club, tlie latter is a vine tliat winds  around anything that it can clutch.   Persons walking become entwined in the network of moss and devil's club, aud passage  is extremely difficult and tortuous."  Important Municipal Convention.  On the 28th inst. a convention of United  States mayors and councilmen will be  -.held: at Columbus, Ohio, to form a national "municipal organization, in which it  is proposed that the cities and municipalities should be represented by their chief  executive officers and meet periodically to  discuss questions of common interest.  The convention that is called for the 28th  is advertised to deal with such questions  as the granting of street railway, gas,  electric and other franchises, the collection aud disposition of garbage, the relative merits of the various street-paving  materials, and cleaning of streets, the municipal ownership of lighting plants and  the cost of street lighting under the contract system, the municipal management  ' of public water supplies and the necessity  for water filtration, fire and police protection, parks and playgrounds, 'municipal  finances, taxation and special assessments  aud the regulation of the social tind saloon evils.    ,  The Ora Plata's Showing.  The Ora Plata company reports a good  showing on White . ('rouse property. A  20-foot shaft shows up a 3-foot ledge of  gray copper and galena, which assays 70  ounces silver, 15 per cent copper, 30 per  cent lead and from $10 to $20 in gold.  They now have about II tons of shipping  ore on the dump. A 100-foot tunnel will  be started soon, which is expected will  cut the ledge 300 feet below the surface.  They expect to keep a large force of men  at work all the winter.  Declared a Substantial Dividend.  The Dominion Mining Ac Developing  Company of Vancouver, litis declared a  dividend of $1.75 per share. The company  has been in existence for two years. The  dividend was paid from the stile of Golden  Cache stock acquired in exchange lor raising funds for the purchase of the ('olden  Cache mines.  .......  The Belgian Coal  Trade.  The Belgian imports of coal during the  were S 17,-101  metric tons,  first halt of 1897  an increase of 72,(i33 tons, as compared  with the lirst six months of hist year.  The exports were 1,901,251 tons, a decrease  of 1152 tons.  Deny the Story.  The report that several of the smelter  men will leave the employ of the Hall  Mines and follow the fortunes of their  former superintendent in Mexico, is denied by severn 1 of the. men themselves.  Despite the Pall In Silver Its August Exports  More than Double those of 1886.  The shipping record of the Slocan mines  for the month of August illustrates, well  the development which  has taken  place  in   the   Slocan   during   the  past  twelve'  months.    Despite the fact that the price  of silver has fallen, the customs  value of  the ore exported from the Slocan during  the   past   month   more  than  doubles  in  value the ore exported  from Slocan and  Ainsworth districts during the month of  August.  1S9(i:    During   the   past month .  shipments    were    made    from    nineteen  niiues in  the Slocan, aggregating in tonnage 2892 tons, of a total value <>f $27(5,812,  ao compared with $128,954, being the total  value of the Slocan and Ainsworth districts for the corresponding month in 1890.  The Kootenaian is alive to the advancement which has been made, and publishes  some interesting statistics in the comparison of the record of the past month with  that  of   August,  1890.     These statistics  show that the following shipments were  made during the month:  I'avno     until .r: ;.;;;.  Whitewater   Slocan Star    Xoble Five    ���   Washington   Rambler   Ibex   Surprise   Great Western   Slocnn Hoy   American Boy   Antoine   Red Fox   -Wonderful   Two Friends (Slocan City)   Wellington   Sapphire ��� '.  Lincoln   Total   For August, 1897, the  Kaslo shows customs valuation and proportion as follows:  Pounds.   3.100,000   2,310,000      51S.000   .'    .   510,000   ���     131.595   '.    320,000      1.0,000        !K),000        08,000      . 1)0,000        00,000          33,000    33,000    30,000    20,000    24,000    23,300    20,000  ���  8,100'   7,784,99.'>  ore shipped from  Number pounds shipped  Number pounds lead   Number ounces silver.. .  Customs valuation    . ...  ,7,784.905  .1,83-1,-SO  . 357,558  . .76,812  ... ��1.97,807  ... 32(1,7511  '..3310,321  ... 118.023  ?1,0H,1SS  139,373  50,000  Rossland's Assessment.  The city assessor of liossland has completed his work of assessing the land and  improvements within the limits of the  city. The roll shows the following taxable property:  OKKil.VAI. ���lOWNSITK.  Value or land    Value of improvements   KMI.KOAU  ADD  Value of land    Value of improvements   Total lands   Total improvements   Alines (estimated!   Total   .         Sl.503.5fil  To any one acquainted with Rossland  it will appear that the assessor has underestimated the values if anything, and for  ; this reason it is not likely that any substantial reductions will be made by the  court of revision. The assessor's figures  show a land value of $1,014,188, from  which, under the maximum rate allowed  under the municipal act, the corporation  could raise a revenue of $15,000. The im-v  provements are entered as valued at  $493,873. ��� These are liable to assessment  up to 50 per cent of their value, which  would yield another $3000, making the  total municipal revenue from the land  and improvements $18,000.  To Develop' Crow's Nest Coal Fields.  The Kootenay Coal Company, of Montreal, owners of the coal fields in the  Crow's Nest Pass, are making arrangements for the speedy development of the  same. Two of the directors, accompanied  by two mining engineers of experience,  are now busy among the coal seams, making surveys, preparing plans, and fixing  upon the places where, actual mining operations are to commence. The directors  who are there superintending these operations are William Fernie, I<"ort Steele,  and Robert Jaffray, Toronto, president of  the Globe -Newspaper L^ublishing Company. The engineers are M. W. Black-  more, M. L_. from Glace Bay, Cape Breton,  and Mr. Ramsay, M. I.., from Denver,  Colorado, engineers who have had wide  experience.  The Highlander Mill and Tramway.  The Stevensons. of Philadelphia, are  erecting a concentrating plant at the  Highlander that will .handle 200 tons per  day. They are building a tramway that  will carry not only the ore from the Highlander, but custom ores a.s well. They  intend putting in a tramway that will  run north from their dump at the Highlander, tind afford facilities for handling  most of the ore now being hauled by  wagon. It means more to Ainsworth than  is apparent at first glance.  The Lanark Closed Down.  There is a "close down" of the Lanark  mine as a result probably of a meeting of  the directors held at I.uurie last week, at  which were jiresent Mr. Horne-Payne. Q.  C, sir Charles Ross, Frank Stillman Barnard and-others. A very large force of  men were recently employed at this mine,  and at the last general meeting of the  company glowing accounts of its value  were given. On Thursday, however, the  hands were all dismissed but four, a blacksmith and a cook. It is reported that the  concentrator will close today, and that  the development at the mine was hack-  ward.  The Canadian Pacific's Earnings.  The   Canadian   Pacific   Railway   company's traffic receipts for the week ending  August 81st, were $084,000; for the same  week of last year they were $5!I(>,(KX'.  i.i~\  ;?������ THE  TRIBUNE:   NELSON,  B.C., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1897.  PUBLISHERS- NCTTO-R.  THE TRIBUNE i-- i��iiili--=v-'! <��i .Saturdays, by Tin;  Tkihune Pupusmi.ni; CijMI'a.-'<\ .uul win u:: niuiled  to subscribers on payment, of Two Ddi.i.wck �� yi-iir.  Xo subscription taken for loss l.hau ,i j u.ir.  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PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  .Surgei  Telephone t'-  LA BAU& KOKIX���Wiysicians and .Surgeons. Kooins  3. 1 and 5, Higolow block, Xelson. '  DR.   J.,A.   .MtAlSTllON'C.' ��� Clovenuiieiit    Veterinary  Inspector.   Treat.-- diseases of ali donn-siic animals.  All slock inspected ul Xelson.    Nelson, U. (.'.  F.. HALL���Dentist,    (.'rndualoof l'hilinlflpliiii  Seven years experience.    (Jolil and  pureelaiu crowns inserted.   Teeth replanted.'   Ollice with  Dr. George Hall, linker street.  DR. II. K. IL\  Dental Coll  WJ. II. HOLMES. (J. I-:.���Provincial Land Surveyor.  ���    P. 0. box S2, ICaslo, ii. C.  A  II.   IIOLDK'II- Aimlyliciil dhomi.sl and A-snyor.  Hall street,.Vel.-on.  T C. GWILIASI. B.A.Sc. & W. K. .I011XS0X, H.A.Se.  " ��� ���Mining lOngiueers aud Analytical Chemists,  Slocan City. ii. 0.  LODGE    MEETINGS.  5. N'KLSO.V LODGE. SO. 23, A. F. & A. M. Meets  -^"W second Wednesday in I'mih month. Sojourning  ^y/\ IirBthrun invited.  The Ames Holden Go's special "Columbia,"  "yancouver;" "Kootenay" should be worn  by everybody who wants a first-ciass moun-  -tain boot.  ��te  ��vilumje*  SATURDAY MORNING  ..SISPTEMBKK U, 1��!I7  Ox Monday evening G. R. Maxwell publicly denounced Hon. D. W. Iiiggins as a  man unworthy of the confidence of the  people of this province. Jn the opinion  of Maxwell, speaker Higgins committed  an unpardonable sin in supporting the  Turner government. Jt would seem as if  his first dose of politics had soured Maxwell's milk. This is very much to be regretted- since Maxwell is a very clever  man. The trouble appears to be that he  has opened the campaign with the idea  that Lie is the opposition party. It would  look better if G. it. Maxwell would win  his spurs before he presumed to say who  is worthy and who is unworthy of public  confidence. If he gives a good account of  himself he will no doubt be rewarded  when the fight is won. It is not good  politics for Maxwell to "knock" D. W.  Iiiggins. People might be uncharitable  enough to think it was done in the fear  that there would not be enough jobs to go  round. Higgins is not the only man who  has changed his politics. Minister Tiirte  did something of the kind, and it did not  ;jar the sensibilities of G. R. Maxwell to  any noticeable extent.  G. R. Maxwell, M. P., i.s not over  modest whatever other faults he may  have as a public man. While in Slocan  City last week he had a talk with The  Pioneer newspaper man, and as a result  of this conversation the following appeared in The Pioneer: "On being in-  " formed that a great number of people  " through the province desired him to  " assume the leadership of the provincial  " opposition, he distinctly stated that if  " so requested he undoubtedly would as-  " sume the responsibility."  G.   R.  Ma.wvki.i,,   M.   P.,   and    mayor  Templeton of Vancouver, arrived in Nelson   on   Saturday   and   held  a  political  meeting   Monday   evening.     Jt  was not  generally known that a meeting was to  beheld.    For this reason the attendance  was  limited  to  a  couple   of dozen  men  from the coast, who were acquainted with  the visitors, and three or four merchants  of the city who got wind of the meeting  by chance.    Maxwell made a good speech  and created a very favorable impression  upon the three local merchants who heard  him for the first time.    In  the course of  his remarks he took occasion to deny the  report that he was attempting to conduct  the next provincial election upon Liberal  and Conservative  lines.    This  contradiction will be welcome news to the electors  of Kootenay.   They have their own ideas  with respect to the issues to be dealt with  in the next election, and they do not propose  that  they shall  be side-tracked in  order that the political exigencies of professional  politicians  may  be  served.    If  G. R. Maxwell's chief purpose is to secure  the overthrow of the Turner government,  he should put himself in accord with the  men who have been lighting to that end  for many years past.    As matters stand  at present, it is very evident  that these  men have not very much confidence in (.'.  li.   Maxwell.     Jt   looks  as  if they  were  afraid that Maxwell intends to take some  advantage of them.   Four years ago Maxwell worked hand in hand with the Opposition   leaders, and   to some  purpose.    If  this time he holds aloof, electors may he-  vince would be sacrificed to the personal  vanity of professed reformers.  Ix closing up a controversy with D. li'.  Young, oi the Slocan City News, the  editor of The Pioneer makes the following  close estimate of the calibre of an amateur  newspaper man, whose happiest moment  in life was reached when he dined with  minister Martin and acting government  agent Goepel: "The.Pioneer entered into  *.' a legitimate controversy with The News  " when Mr. .W. Reach Wilcox had his  '* name-at the head of its columns as it's  '"editorial manager. The disappearance  " of Mr. Wilcox's name was followed by  " the publication of the above article as a  " leading editorial. J.). R. Voting admits  " that he wrote the editorial, and as his  " business is thatof vending patent medi-  " ciu_s ou the street corners anrl not that  " of publishing a newspaper, The Pioneer  " declines to continue the controversy.  " The jiresent proprietors have put in the  ." best part of their lives at newspaper  " work and cannot afford to recognize "a  " scavenger in the handling of the I_ng-  " lish    language    as   a   legitimate    coti-  " temporary."   r-  Bepori. the next, .session of the legislature is over G. B. Martin will have reason  to regret his recenr. trip through the interior. The light air of these high altitudes has been too much for, the chief  commissioner, and has caused him to talk  through his hat. Wherever he went, the  commissioner realized chat it was necessary to square himself and he proceeded  to do so. The result has been that G. J3.  Martin has made some wonderful statements concerning legislation of the past  session, which are not in accordance with  fact. Jt is stilted that the commissioner  addressed a meeting ot the board of trade  at Kamloops, when he assured his hearers  that the subsidy granted by. the legislature for the construction of a railway  from Bute Inlet to Quesnelle could not  go to the British Pacific railway promoters. As G. B. Martin had pledged himself to the electors to oppose any cash  grant to the British Pacific railway, it  was to hi.s advantage to convince his  hearers if he could, that the promoters of  the British Pacific could not be benetic-  aries under the government's so-called,  new railway policy. It goes without saying that the commissioner will have a  chance to explain this when the house  meets again if he will remain in his seat  long enough to be challenged.  Mrs. Chaki.ottk Smith has petitioned  the United States government to send  several thousand unmarried women to  Klondyke. If this thing keeps up the  federal government will be obliged to  pass regulations respecting alien labor.  J-."stick Drake, of Victoria, sentenced  Joseph Williams to two years imprisonment for stealing a glass of beer. "A  pretty good sized 'jug' for such a small  amount of beer," is the comment of the  Grand Poi'ks Miner.  C. E. Rack, who for several months was  connected with The Miner of Nelson, has  gone over to the Rossland Miner, and will  in future write to please the members of  the Turner government and its beneficiaries. The change will rob Nelson of an  astute political organizer, and will preclude the Vancouver World from commenting upon a contemporary's bad manners. Otherwise things in the Ivootenay  will go on much the same as ever.  Tnr: municipal council of Rossland has  used up the $50,000 which the provincial  government allowed it to borrow upon  the credit of the municipality, and an attempt is now being made to induce the  ratepayers to borrow $70,000 more. The  record of the Nelson council is somewhat;  different. It has a balance on hand' of  $35,000. This is the council which a few  sore-heads assured the electors would  bankrupt the city.  When G. B. Martin was seeking election  in Yale, after being called  to the Turner  cabinet, he made a specific  promise that  he would  resign his seat in   the cabinet  rather   than   grant financial  aid  to  the  British   Pacific   Railway company.    This  pledge was given personally to the opposition  leaders, and  in consequence of it  the election of Martin  was not opposed.  During the last session of the legislature  Martin violated his pledge and supported  the  government  in  a  measure granting  $-1000 per mile to the British Pacific rail-  way for a line from Bute Inlet to Quesnelle.    In most countries the violation of  of a pledge of this nature would  relegate  a public man  to  private life, but in this  province the Turner  government subsidizes the Victoria Colonist to the extent  of   $500  per  month   for   the purpose of  whitewashing the discredited.members of  the cabinet:    The  truth  loving editor of  The Colonist makes this defence for Martin's deception :    "As  we understand the  " matter during the session of the Iegisla-  " tore, the scheme known .as the British I  1 Pacific railway was before the govern-  1 uieut,  and  Mr. Martin is said to have  1 promised not to.support it.   We do not  'understand that Mr. Martin is charged  '' with ever having given a pledge that  1 he would   oppose   aid to any railway  ' from  the coast to Cariboo.   It is quite  'true that the $1000 per-mile provided  "' for at the last session can only be drawn,  : as the law of the' province now stands.  Liy the Canada Western  Central  Railway ��� company,    which    is   popularly  known as the British Pacific; but it is  is   not   alleged   that   Mr.  Martin ever  promised to vote against aid being given  to that company.    Mr. Martin  fulfilled  any promise he ever made in regard'to  the British   pacific,  and  it is- literally  true that the subsidy of $1000 per mile  has   nothing   to   do, with   the British-  Pacific scheme."  SLOCAN   MINING-   NOTES.  The new ore bins and tramway for the  Lucky Jim are completed and the cable  will be stretched in a. few days, when the  mine will be ready to resume the shipping  of ore. The ore will go to the Pilot Bay  smelter.  The ruth has received one carload of  the machinery for the new "i-drill compressor, which has been delivered at the  mine, the balance of the shipment being  expected every day. With the force of  men now employed, the mine is sending  down .'30 tons of ore per day.  IT IS I  All persons wishing, to visit the Goat  River, Duck Creek, Summit Creek, Fort  Sheppard, Priest Lake, or Fort Steele  Mining Districts should know that by  taking the Steamer Alberta or Ainsworth  for Ockonook, Idaho, and purchasing  their supplies of the old reliable Ockonook General Store, they will get their  goods at Spokane retail prices and be  from 20 to 50 miles nearer the,above  named districts than at any other supply  point  on  the   Kootenai   River.  J. I. BARNES Manager  0CK0N00K CENERAL STORE  NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C.  Conducted by the Fathers. 0. M. S.  ...CLASSICAL COURSES  Will Reopen September 1st.  Send for Catalogue or Address President St. Louis College, New Westminster, B. C.  The business centre for the rich  mines on Springer Creek and  Slocan Lake. This is one of  the richest districts in British  Columbia.  Lots $100 to  $500 each  FlftNK FLETCHER, Trustee.  Ashcroft  BLAGKSMITHING AND  EXPERT HORSESHOEING  Wagon   Repairing  Promptly Attended  to  by a First-Class Wheelwright  Special attention given to all Icjnds of repairing'  and custom worlc, from outside points  SHOP:    Cor. Baker aqd Hall Sts. jNelson.  Kootenay Lumber Co.  A complete stock of Building Lumber of  all   I\inds will   now be   l\ept  at  Nelsor*.  Charles St. Barbe, Agent.  __v.  G.   33]-V7"^._E?,T  Room (!, Clements & Hillyer Hindi*. Nelson  Canadian General Electric Company, Ltd.  Capital $1,500,000.    Head Offices Toronto, Ontario.  MINERS!. You can make use of water power 50 miles from your mines with our system  We can also sell you complete telephone outfits and install them.  British Columbia Branch Offices       ��^0o^^^C^iSn       Frank Darling,  Kootenay Agent  Wire Rope, Feed Water Heaters, Elevators, Shafting, Pulleys, Pipe Cutters,  Special Tools, and a new lot of Tube Cleaners just in.   Roebling's Wire  R��Pe-   EJK!5��_SSffl FRANK DARLING, Agent.  The Kootenay  Will start about March [5th  with about double its former  capacity in all departments.  7,000,000 feet of log's under  contract for early delivery.  The Planing  and Factory  Is now running full time wirier tlio management,  of C. E. Doty, a competent draughtsman aud  mechanic who will furnish special drawings free  of charge.    New Designs  In house interiors, ollice and store fixtures, darlo  work, mantles, brackets, mouldings, bookcases,  furniture, turnings, carving, grill work, and band  sawing. Orders for all such work executed in an  artistic manner.  USHES  AND  Always Reliable and as Represented For Sale by all Leading- Dealers  Manufacture. of Brushes ���  j        Brooms and Wooodenware  HERALD0,  MONOGRAM,  SCHILLAR  Manufactured by The George E. Tuekett & Son Co., Ltd,  SOLE AGENT,  NELSON, B. C.  UNION MADE CIGARS  U.       J e  One Car Glass  Direct from Belgium expected this month. Rough  anrl dressed lumber, laths, etc.. always in stock.  Two Cars Sash  and Doors  Yard and branch ollice  foot of  Heiidryx Strc  Nelson.  G. 0. B  FOOT OF HALL STREET, Is'HI,SON.  T.   W.   GRAY,   Proprietor.  Formerly Stanley H��use  U��|der new  management  Refurnished and  Renovated throughout  Everything new and  first-class  Electric lights and  modern  improvements  Doors,   Sash,   Band Sawing-,   Turned  Work,   and  Office Fitting's.     Just  arrived and  in stock,  a carload of Chance's Eng'Iish   Rolled  Glass; all  sizes up to 4 by 6 feet.  eneral Commission and Manufacturers' Agent  -^a-E-sroi-H-s =  Great West Oatmeal Mills, Pilot Moiulcl. Manitoba The Virden Holier "Mills. Virden, Manitoba  The It. M. Smith Biscuit Factory, Victoria, B. ('- Smith & Fischel. Oigars. St. .leromi', Quebec  KOOTKNAV AKADQU'ARTERS. NKLSON, B.C.  Office:   Bealey Bloek, Baiter Street, Nelson.  Auctioneers, Real Estate and Greneral Commission Agents,  CUSTOM  BROKERS AND NOTARIES PUBLIC  MPROVED NELSON  RESIDENCE PROPERTY FOR SALE  U^DER flEW M/\NACEME;NT  J. C. BLANDY & GO., Proprietors,  BALFOTJH  This  famous and delightful   summer  resort   has been  taken  over  bv the above  lirm and will  be con-  ducted in the future in a first-class manner  C00D SriOOTING AND FISriMNC  LAWN TENNIS GROUNDS  COOL PIG-NIC GROVES  PARTIES PROVIDED FOR.  BATES:   SI (JO AND 8. ;10 I'FAl DAV.  W. J. G. DICKSON  ���_.__:.__.:_-  ESTATE  __-_Sr_D   COMMISSION"   __-C3-_i]"N-_?  . _vri_sri_sr<3- _3_=_o_s:__!_s  _D-___ft_X___!I.S   UsT  Shelf and  Heavy  Hardware, Stoves, Graniteware,  Miners' Supplies.  Tinsmithing Pull stoelc of Estimates Furnished  aild  Plumbing Builders' and Miners' Supplies Oil  Application  THE BEST VALUES-IN  IS OKKKItKO HV  BKALEV BLOCK, BAKJOIl STREET, NELSON.  FOR SALE.  Several valuable business sites on Baker St.  Business block���two stores���Baker street.  Business   block���three stores all rented���on  two 30-foot lots, with offices above.  Residence lots, 50 teet frontage, Vernon St.  Apply to W.  J. G.  DICKSON.  NOTICE.  Having appointed \V. .1, O. Dickson local agent for  Addition A to the townsite of NeNon, intending purchasers of lots, or persons wishing information, plans, or  price-lists ofthe addition, will please apply to him.  I<\ O. TNNI'.S.  This house carries the largest stock of furniture and furnishings  in southern Kootenay.   Substantial reductions for cash.  MUSIC  LESSONS  Mrs.    Morley   i_   prepared    to  receive  pupils for piano, violin  For terms  Apply to Thomson Stationery Co., Ltd,. Nelson  Near corner Victoria and Stanley streets  Views of all parts of ICoolenay -.�� T   ,  Photograph- in Hp.-Im.,-., ..yl...s       flflpg,   JohllSOIl.  (���Hamilton ������ili^lficl ion  HE TREffiONT  IsTIEI-SOISr  MALONE K". TltKOILhUS. Proprietors  In.no of the lii:st. hotels in Toad Mountain district, and  is the headquarters   or prospectors and miners.  or organ  Dv.  W. J.  Will open denial parlors in the Traves block, corner of  linker and Ward streets upon the completion of the  liuilding. The building will be ready iu iibontone inonlli.  m  ^���,Tr3r.,-T,-7-fs-rrr;  -Trr,"f'il  '-^  . :\,-v,"-- j. ..   - -���  "������   l-i-.l"     ���       --������  �����> -i-ipj-- -  ���f^STS*/ '.������  '.TWl  ..tf-Ki'  ���J A  ,_-__..���-���_������_���_..E��� yj.  ...���.���.������_.������������,���:^,..y-ir-...J..Jr...-,----.-_-,��� i.. i.....      j _    . -_��� ���rjt'������ ���- TTir,'1?, "v-_i  v ���^^yi"ww-?^"-g'j'..i7'-rrr-T?Tp_p' "'-������i' '���.% TT~ "~ri   !��� * M_S''T''.''_t."i--rvr?1!fi';"'''^ .5- '��� "t'J'V-'  '���Vf1.-*'..' >.:   ".' '���    _>.'  P, ���.!'  j'|    l' THE TRIBUNE:   NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER'111, 1.897.  MS  ���jni  ���.; s ,11 *. i1  Capital,a  Rest,  all paid  up,     -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  ,.ir DONALD A.  SMITH   Bon.  OEO.  A. DRUMMON1)..  I<;   S. CLOUSTON    President  ... .Vice-President  .General Manager  _sr_��!__,��3o_sr _3_s_?k.-isrc___  M. W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.   11KANC1IES   IN        CONDON   (England).   NEW YORK,  and iii the principal oifie  CHICAGO  in Canada.  y and  sell Sterling  Exchange and  Cable Transfers  (5HANT COMMKKCIAL AND TKAVKLLEKS' CREDITS.  available in any part of the world.  UKAKTS  ISSUED    COLLECTION'S MADE:  ETC.  SAVINGS BANK.BRANCH.  RATE OF INTEREST (at present) 3 Por Cent.  SOME   INSIDE   HISTORY.  Death ol' a Lieutenant Recalls Trying Scenes  in  the Lives of the Sons of George III.  The announcement a day or two ago in  the Official  Gr/.ette of  the death of  Edward    Kit/,   Clarence,   lieutenant   in   an  ordinary  foot   regiment   of  the   English  army, iy my excuse  for recalling one of  the 'many romances connected  with  the  illegal marriages of her majesty's uncle--,  writes Ascor in  the New York Mail and  l.xpres-.    fii_-i few lines the Ga/etle mentions  that   the liuinetian_   wtis   killed   at  Abu   flamed in   a  skirmish  with   Arabs,  and adds that he  was the son of the late  honorable George Fit/.-CIarence, and cousin to the earl of Minister.    But   for  the  I-Joyal JNIarriuge Act passed by George 111.,  which,   for   dynastic   reasons,    rendered  null and  void  the marriage of the then  duke   of   Clarence,  afterwards   William  IV., with   the lady subsequently known  as Mrs. Jordan, the young lieutenant just  killed   in  action   would   be described  a.s  "royal highness," all the courts of Europe  would be ordered into mourning by their  respective  monarchs. .columns   of  toady  obituary   would   appear   in   the  London  papers, and a warship would bring home  the   remains   for   interment   with  royal  pom]) and spectacle.  Lieutenant Edward Fitz-CIarence was  of nearer and clearer royal English blood  than any of the present members of the  reigning family, except her majesty and  lier cousins, the dukes of Cambridge and  Cumberland. Me died a humble lieutenant of foot and possessed of au income  which barely sufliced to pay for his mess  and uniforms, and yet he was -the great  grandson of William IV., and is legitimately so as far as the laws ot* marriage  ���governing the Protestant Episcopal church  could make him.  George III had several sons, of Whom  two succeeded him on the throne���George  IV. and William IV. Three years before  the death of the old king the princess  Charlotte, only daughter of the prince  regent and heiress to the throne, died.  It. then suddenly dawned upon parliament  that there were"no other royal children  in the rightful line of succession. It was  already law in England that.marriages ot  princes and princesses of the blood in the  direct line of succession must be made  with persons of royal blood equal to their  own, and, despite the fact that the dukes  of Clarence, Cambridge, Kent and Sussex  hail already contracted unions duly sanctified, by the rites of the church to ladies  not of the rank of royal pi incesses. their  marriages were declared void. Within a  few weeks each of these dukes was remarried to a German princess, the result  in the case of the duke of Kent being the  birth of her present majesty, queen Victoria.  The duke of Clarence who succeeded to  the throne as William TV. in 1830, became  the father of several children by his Ger-.  man spouse, subsequently .known as queen  Adelaide, but all died in infancy. King  William's affection never diminished Ior  the children which came to him by his  morgantic wife, and, although i'or dynastic reasons, his four sons���natural sons,  as they were termed���could not be recognized as princes, he determined to make  them at least noblemen, and accordingly  created the eldest, George, baron Tewkesbury, viscount Fitz-CIareuee and earl of  Minister, and gave him the surname of  Kite-Clarence. The younger sons were  given;.the courtesy prefix of "lord."  The eldest son of the first earl of Mtiti-  Munsler is the present holder of the title,  and his brother was the father of the  young lieutenant whose death has just  been announced. The king left biit a  very small fortune to his morgantic children, consequently the earldom of Minister  is but poorly dowered, and the present  peer is even unprovided with a country  seat, and lives in an unpretentious residence in Brighton. One of his sons has  been given the comparatively humble  position of "gentleman usher" to her  majesty. Besides lord Minister, only one  of the other sons of William IV. left issue���the late lord Augustus Fitz-Clareuce,  who is survived by one son and half a  dozen grandchildren, all living in genteel  obscurity in London. It. is curious to  consider the position of these descendants  of the queen's predecessor in comparison  with that held by the queen's own children, and yet the descendants of William  IV., as I said before, were born in legitimate wedlock and are of the act ual paternal blood of the present dynasty. The  prince of Wales and his brothers and  sisters are, properly speaking, of the  house of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and not of  the house of Hanover.  And so, had he the rights which the  E-iablished Church of England is stip-  po.-fd to secure to marriage, the young  soldier who died lighting in Egypt would  not have been a simple lieutenant of infantry, but a colonel or more in  one of  the crack regiments of guards, the knight  of a dozen orders of European chivalry,  and a royal highness in direct succession'  to the throne. He had, by the way, a  twin brother, Charles, one minute older  by birth, and also a lieutenant of one of  the regiments of the line. The arms of  the Fitz-Clarences are the royal arms of,  England, but "debruised by, a baton sinister, azure, charged with three anchors  or." The bar sinister is the heraldic sign  ot" illegitimacy, but has never been regarded as a dishonor in England when it  has. crossed the royal firms. Four English peers of the highest rank display the'  bar prominently on their shields. The  Kitz-Clarence motto is "Neither Rashly  Nor Fearfully," and the three anchors on  their shield is in sympathy with the fact  that William IV. served for many years  in the English navy prior to ascending  the throne.  WOMAN   SLAVERY.  Salt Lake Tribune:   Periodically since  18-10,  the  press   ea-t and   west have bewailed the buying and selling of wretched  Chinese women in San  Erancisco.    It is a  pitiable   business;   only   a grade  higher  than that carried on among the barbarous  and naked  native-* of Africa.    But those  women  always.have been slaves.    They  were bought,iu Hong Kong for ,.20 each  for the very  purpose for which they are  used, and with the consent of their parents.    They suffered no sense of shame or  outrage;   neither   their, intellectual   nor  moral natures were shocked iu the least,  for neither had ever been quickened,    hi  point of fact, the change was an advance  for them, for it secured them better food,  better clothing���more comforts, than they  ever knew before.  They simply represent'  the degradation which settles upon a race  when it for hundreds if not thousands of  years is compelled to  make a daily fight  with want which periodically culminates  in famine.    It  is  natural,  probably, for  the   good   men   who   preside    over   our  churches in   the east, and  for  the  good  women    and    men    who    attend    those  churches,  and  who conscientiously  subscribe  large sums  to home and .foreign  missions,.to be shocked to learn of such  things   going on   in   our country,  right  under the flag that so many brave men  died under that men might be free, and  that the poor might have ampler opportunities to better their conditions.  But are we so much iu advance of those  wretched Chinese after all? * We have  clung to a system of finance for twenty-  four years which has resulted doubling  the ratio of women of our own race, who  in that same way go down to death. La-t  season very many of the clergymen of  New Vork city took it upon themselves  to advise their congregations how to vote.  They fancied Lhey were doing right because the very richest pew holders in  their churches approved of what they  did. True, they knew nothing of what  was pending in the election; they had not  the slightest com prehension ofthe mighty  issue, but from a superficial view they  concluded that some bad men were seeking to repudiate honest debts by statute,  and that as Christian ministers their duty  pointed directly to a protest. , So busy  were they that they never once stopped  to think that something had been inaugurated which-made'it impossible for thousands of American girls to earn honest  livings, aud that twenty thousand of  them, light iu New York City, were annually turning to lives of shame in order  to obtain bread and clothing. These are  not Chinese girls, brought up with no  knowledge of life's oroperties, no sense of  shame, without having the germs of their  moral natures in the least quickened, but  American girls, reared tenderly in American homesw- educated in American free,  schools, and led to look forward to happy  and honest lives. While this is going on  with annually increased momentum, does  it become us to cry our eyes out over the  fate of some wretched human animals  who are mere creatures of commerce in  San Francisco?  Human nature can only bear a certain  strain. We are told that the coal miners  who started the great strike, which is  still on, were receiving .1*7.50 per month  for their labor. If they had daughters  who were young women, and if they were  proud American girls, how long could  they bear that di-tress? And where were  they to go? When, in a land like this  2,000,000 men are tramps because they  cannot, find employment, what must become of the 2,000,000 women whom they  ought to be supporting?  After all, Americans .ought not to cry  over some Chinese women in San Francisco  who are contented with their lot: they  should save their' tears for their own  countrywomen.  THE  MANHATTAN  MAKES  A'  SPECIALTY  OF  ALL  KINDS  OF  MIXED  DRINKS  The Columbia & Kootenay  Railway & Navigation Go.  IIAVF.  Business Lots  Oil  Of:  Maker  rood  mul Vermin streets nnd plenty  Residential Lots  in   the  government.  A!.-, lots in Itobson  townsite   of   Xelson.  A]))j1j  to  Frank Fletcher, P.L.S., Agent, Nelson.  .Death from Natural Causes.  An eastern paper says that a London  woman has been killed in the crush at a  bargain sale at which twenty-two policemen were employed to hold the crowd in  check. The verdict of the coroner's jury  was: " Deceased died from synocope  caused by the exertion and excitement of  getting into a bargain sale, and that such  death was due to natural causes." That  was a discerning jury. They did not find  that the woman was crushed, but that the  fatal syncope came as she was trying to  get into the place. They realize that she  might have seen the woman who lives  across the street from her get the very  bargain which she had set her heart on,  and after that, in her judgment, life was no  longer worth living. Or possibly the impossibility of gettiug in at all '.vhen all  the other women were getting bargains  was too much for her, and hence that her  death was due to "natural causes" was  the most probable thing in the world.  The Cariboo Creek Wagon Road.  The wagon road along Cariboo creek is  within half a mile of Mineral City, and  the bridge at the second crossing of Cariboo creek i.s under way. The last of the  $la00 government grant was paid last Friday by F. ('. Fauquier, and the work now  being done will be paid by private subscriptions.  Having' purchased the scavenger  business formerly carried on by G.  H. Owen, respectfully solicit the continuance of the patronage of G. H.  Owen's former patrons. The new  firm has every appliance necessary  and will guarantee satisfaction to all  those who entrust them  with work.  Say! are you going to  Not while I can buy  For 25 cents a quart at the  c.  VICTORIA STREET, f^EtSON  COODV/IN,  PROPRIETOR  PIANO   TUNING  Mr. IV I'ureell, the expert, piano tuner, will visit Xelson  on  his seini;iiiiimnl tour next   week.     Parties  wishing  their instruments tuned   will  'Jacob Dover or Thompson line  please leave orders  . by the Villi inst.  with  Application For Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will apply lo the Hoard of Licensing Commissioners for the  City of Nelson at their next meeting, for a license to sell  liquor by retail at their hotel on   Lot.10. Block  2, Nelson.  l-TiKl) RICHAUDSON,  IIAKRY PICKDUK.  Dated at. Nelson, August 2tst, IS��7.    . ,  ��� MORTGAGE~SALE  Of.a House and Two Lots in the City of Nelson.'  Under and by virtue of power of sale contained in a  certain indenture of mortgage made by Charles li. Sanson! to the vendor (which will be produced at the .time of!  sale) there will be sold by public unci ion at C. A.'Waterman & Co's ollice. liaker street, in the city of Nelson, on  Wednesday, the 29th day of September, 1S07, at. 2 o'clock  p. m., (subject to conditions then produced) the following  property, viz: Lots numbers-six ((il and seven: (7) in  lilock twenty-six (2<i) on the ollicial plan of the town of  Nelson. These lots have a frontage of 2."> feet each on  Silica street and a depth of 120 feet. There is a frame  dwelling on the premises. Terms of sale 10?; cash and  balance in ten days or as may be agreed. For further  ���particulars apply to JOHN KLLIOT.  Dated 2nd Sept., 1807. Vendor's Solicitor, Nelson.  C. A. Waterman & Co.. Auctioneers, liaker Street.  CORPORATION  OF THE  CITY OF NELSON  NOTICE   FOR   TENDERS.  Sealed tenders will be received up to S o'clock p. in. on  Monday. September 13th, for the laying of 1700 feet, more  or less, of lS-inch main sewer and .'iOOO feet.'more or less,  of S-inch lateral sewer.  Plans and specifications can be seen nt. the ollice of tin.  city clerk,  Fire Hall.  Mark tenders "tender I'or laying sewer pipe."  The lowest or any tender not nccessarilv accepted.  OHAIlLES I-'. SIOALKS'. City Clerk.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF  NELSON  -B"_r-L___"w- _sro. _._=_  Whereas it is desirable and necessary to license and  regulate plumbers in the Cilv of Nelson, and to  provide for the appointment of a plumbing inspector,  and to provide for lhe etl'eetivo plumbing, sewerage  and draining of buildings.  Therefore be it enacted by the municipal council of the  Corporation of the City of Nelson as follows:  1. The municipal council shall, from time to lime, as  occasion may require.' appoint such inspector or  inspectors ot plumbing, hereinafter called plumbing  inspectors," as maybe found necessary; but no person  shall be eligible for such appointment who shall not have  passed a satisfactory examination for proficiency in bipth  practice and theory of plumbing and drainage before the  board of examiners as hereinafter provided.  2. Such inspector or inspectors shall be under tlio  supervision of the mayor, and shall be paid such salary  as the municipal council may determine.  'A. A board of plumbing examiners is hereby constituted, to consist ot the'eity engineer for the time being,  who shall be chairman of the board, one practising  physician, and one practical journeyman plumber, both  of whom shall lie appointed by the municipal council;  and the board shall be called together at such times as  the chairman shall tind necessary.  I. In case any dispute arises under this bv-law, as to  whether any person or persons employed bv'any master  plumber is a regularly educated, practical and  experienced plumber, as iu this by-law is provided, the  plumbing inspector may notify the said workman to  .appear and be examined before such board of examiners,  whose decision as to the competency of such man shall  be flnul and conclusive.  5. The said board of examiners shall examine and  may grant certificates ol competency to anv plumber  who may apply for that purpose, and such'certificate  shall be recorded in the olilee of the city clerk the  person receiving the same paying a fee of one dollar  therefor, and such plumber shall he a registered plumber  of the city.  (j. Upon and immediately after the passage of this  by-law, and in every ensuing year on or before the first  day of July, any person desiring to carry on business or  trade as a master plumber within the'City of Nelson,  shall take out a license, for which he shall pay at the  time of the issuing thereof the sum of I.went v-llvedollars,  except as hereinbefore provided, and any person may  take out a license under the provisions of 'this by-law on  behalf of a partnership, llrm, or company of which he  may he a member.  7.    No person shall receive a license unless he is of the  1   inch in diameter,  1 i inch in diameter.  1-1 inch iu diameter,  2 inch in diameter.  I   inch in diameter,  0   pounds per yard,  /ii xioiiiifls per yard. .  li   pounds per yard,  fi   pounds per yard.  l."i   jiounds per yard.  21 inch in diameter. VAI. pounds per yard.  li   inch in diameter, Ui\ pounds per yard.  I   inch in diameter, .1   pounds per yard.  Trap vent pipe- shall be of brass, lend, castor galvanized  wrought iron.    All traps and fittings shall   be equal in  quality and   thickness to  the  pipes to  which  they are  attached.  'A'). All cast iron pipes must be of the best clean grey  metal, free from sand cracks, honey comb, poms places,  air holes or oilier defects, and of the grade known as  medium used below all fixtures, and for ventilating  pipes the grade known as ".Standard" of the heaviest  quality. In buildings over three stories in height the  three lower stories must, be fitted with the grade known  as extra heavy.   The following will be accepted :  Standards 2   in. ,'i   in. I   in.   ;"i in.   f> in.  lielow (ixfuro.s(pounds).l   in. l!J in. !l  in. 17 in. 20 in.  Above lixfures(poiitids).l   in. a   in. 0} in.  r'xtrn heavy (pounds)...iih in. <l\ in. i;'j in. 17 in. 20 in.  All   lltfings  used  in connection   with such  pipes   shall  correspond iu weight and  quality;   All  such pipes lobe  coated inside and out with far and asphaltuin.  ,'!(!. Before being accepted all plumbing work shall lie  tested by water or other lest .'approved by and made in  the presence of the plumbing inspector. ' All defective'  material shall be removed and replaced, and bad workmanship made good.  'A7. All joints in iron or brass sewer pipe, soil pipe,  waste pipe and ventilators shall In; made with a. gasket  of oakum, nnd lead hand caulked, and be perfectly gas  tight.  full age of twenty-one years, and has a place -within the  City of Kelson, and furnishes a bond binding himself lo  the aniount of S.JO0.OO, with'at least two sureties in the  sum of 8250.00 each, to the satisfaction of the municipal  council, or a bond lo the same amount from a guarantee  company, and that, he will employ only registered  plumbers who have received and hold' a certificate of  competency from the board of examiners to do all such  plumbing work as he may engage to do, and whether lie  is a practical plumber himself or not, will not permit or  allow any such work to he done hy himself or in connection with the business except by such registered  plumbers, and thnt he will not violateanyof the terms  and conditions, rules and regulations contained in tins  by-law, or in any other by-law which shall come into force  from time lo time in the City of Nelson respecting  plumbing, drainage, sanitary matters and water works  within the said ciiy. p  8. Kvery person desiring such license .shall file with  the city collector a petition in'writing ofthe same, giving  name of the applicant, and in case of a partnership, the  name of each member thereof, together with the place  of business, and asking to become a licensed master  plumber, and said petition shall be accompanied by the  bond and fee hereinbefore mentioned.  il. Any change of firm or local ion of tlie business shall  he promptly reported to the city collector, and the  license shall be kept iu a, conspicuous place at the  location of the business.  10. When any member of a partnership or companv  is licensed individually for the partnership or company,  the license may he issued in the name of tlie lirm, copartnership or company, the said license setting out the  names of the members of the llrm, co-partnership or  directors of the company, and the date the license was  granted, and no license so granted shall be transferable  except with the permission of the municipal council.  11. All licensed , master plumbers shall be held responsible for all acts of tlieir employees in connection  wilh their business for which such' bonded license is  iisiied.  12. Kvery such bond and license shall be for the year  current at the time of the granting thereof, and shall  expire on the lath day of July next .succeeding the date  of issue.  l.'i. Upon satisfactory evidence furnished to lhe  collector that any masier plumber has been twice convicted by the police magistrate, or two justices of the  peace having jurisdiction within tho limil.sof the City of  Nclson.of any violation of the provisions of this by-law,  or any of the by-laws respecting plumbing, drainage,  sanitary matters or water works, his license shall be,  ipse facto, forfeited and returned to the collector.  II. Any master plumber whose bonds and license may  become forfeited shall not again he entitled to a license  until the said declaration of forfeiture shall bo revoked  by the municipal council, and if such master plumber is  carrying on liis business in co-partnership, or as a  member of ii company, the co-partnership or company  shall not carry on the business of plumbing from the  date of such cancellation.  In. lieforo proceeding to construct! re-construct, alter  or change any part of the plumbing, drainage or  ventilation of an hotel, tenement, warehouse, wash  house, or other building, the owner, his agent or the  master plumber constructing the same, shah (lie in the  ofliee of the city clerk an application for a permit  therefor, and such application shall be accompanied  with a specification or abstract thereof, in a blank form  prescribed and supplied for that purpose by the city  clerk, stating the nature and work to be "done, and  giving the size, kinds and weights of all pipes, trails anil  fittings, together with a description of ail closets and  other .fixtures, and a plan with the street and street  number marked thereon, and showing the drainage  system complete. Plans must be legibly drawn in ink on  a scale of eight feet fo an inch.  l(i. A permit shall be granted or refused within two  days from the time of filing of the appiieation. and the  permit ofthe plumbing inspector (if granted) shall be  valid for six months from the date of issue.  17. If the plumbing inspector shall find that the said  plans and .specifications do not conform with the rules  and requirements laid down iii respect to plumbing and  drainage in the by-laws of the City of Nelson, he shall  not issue any permit for such plumbing and drainage,  and it shall be unlawful to proceed therewith.  IS. After a plan or specification has once been  approved no alteration or deviation from the same will  be allowed except with the written consent of the  plumbing inspect or.  111. From and after the passing of this by-law every  owner, or agent of an owner, of any building doing or  causing to bo done any plumbing in such building shall,  on the same being passed by tlie plumbing inspector, be  granted a eertillcate that said plumbing has been done  in accordance with the city by-laws, and on being  requested to doso shall deliver such eertillcate to any  person proposing to purchase or occupy such building.  20. No part of any plumbing or drainage work shall  be concealed or covered up in any way mil il it. has been  examined and approved by the plumbing- inspector, to  wlioin notice must besent when the work is sullieiontly  advanced to be inspected, unless in the case of drainage  below the surface of the ground, which the inspector  has failed to inspect within the five working hours  ensuing after being notified, then the ground- may he  filled in. in case ofan emergency affecting the public  safety.  21. All material must be of good quality and free from  defects, and the work must be executed iu a thorough  and workmanlike manner.  22. Tlie arrangement of soil and waste pipe must be as  direct as possible.   .  2:i. The soil, waste and ventilating pipes and traps  must, where practicable, be exposed lo view for ready  inspection al. all times and for convenience in repairing.  When necessarily placed within partitions, or in  recesses of walls.soil, waste and ventilating pipes must  be covered with woodwork so fastened as lo be readily  removed. In no case shall they be so placed as to be  absolutely inaccessible, unless under written permission from the plumbing inspector.  21. When the :i.oundis made or unsound th. house  sewer shall be of medium or extra heavy cast iron or  brass pipe,'with joints properly caulked with lead.  25. In sound ground, provided it is outside of the  building, bard salt, glazed, vitrilied pipe may be used;  each length shall be wetted before'being laid and'the  space completely filled with cement mortar, made in the  proportion of two of good, clean sharp sand and one of  the best Portland cement, except in wet ground, when a  gascot shall be placed around the spigot and. forced  down to the bottom of the socket and linishcd in mortar  cement, as described above. Each pipe must be cleaned  out with a mop after being laid. The different lengths  must, bo laid in-perfect line of the bottom and sides. All  .connections must be through "Y" junctions.  20. Any soil pipe passing through a building, or  beneath the floor of a cellar or basement, shall be of cast  iron or brass as insection 21 hereof, and shall extend to  at toast five feet outside the building and no wall shall  be built leaning solidly upon the same.  27. Where it is found impracticable to carry the main  ventilating-pipe above the surrounding openings or  adjoining buildings within the prescribed distance of  forty feet, as in section 32, permission may be granted by  the plumbing inspector to insert a running trap between  the house and the sewer in a position to be approved by  the plumbing inspector, sueli running trap to have a  cleaning cap made gas and air tight, brought, up to the  surface of the ground, and taken off the outer or inner  side of such running trap. A fresh air inlet shall be  brought ui> to the surface of the ground from the inlet or  house sideof such running trap, and be provided with a  cast iron grating set in Portland cement, and he kept  free from dirt aud deposit. In all cases where such intercepting trap is used, the main ventilating pipe must  open at least ten feet from any opening or window.  2S. No exhaust from steam engines, or blow oil'from  steam boilers, or overflow from water motors, shall be  connected with cither private or public sewers.  20. Kvery vertical soil pipe shall lie of cast iron or  brass, and shall extend asulllcienl height above window,  roof or coping, or light shaft, to the satisfaction of the  plumbing inspector.  ,'iO. No rain water, down pipe, or chimney flue shall  be used as a, ventilator for anv sewer, trap, soil or wasle  pipe, or as any soil or waste pipe.  .'il. Kach building shall lie provided ; with a main  ventilating pipe of cast iron or wrought iron pipe,  galvanized, of not less diameter than four inches, which  shall be carried at least two feet above the highest,  window, opening or light shall, and to the satisfaction of  the plumbing inspector.  .'i_. Soil or main ventilating pipes iu an extension  must be carried lo and above the roof of the main  building, when otherwise they would open within forty  feet of any openings of the main or adjoining houses,  unless as provided in seel ion 27.  .'i.'i. No soil pipe shall hi; less than four inches in  diameter. A waster pipe receiving the discharge of live  or more sinks shall not be less than three inches in  diameter and shall have two inch branches.  HI. When lead pipe is used to connect fixtures with  vertical soil or waste pipes, or to connect traps with  main ventilators, it shall not be lighter than :  'AS. All connections of lead with iron or brass pipe  shall be made with a brass ferrule of the same diameter  of the lead pipe put in hub of the iron pipe and caulked  with lead. The f>>i rule shall be connected with the lead  pipe wiiha, wip.'d joint.    Ventand  flush pipes of water  closets sluill i 1'iiii'cied with brass couplings or strong  rubber c piinejli uis under fhe discretion of the plumbing  inspectur.  'if). All connections of lead/wasteand vent pipes shall  be'made with wiped joints. ,;  10. All walerelosels, urinals, sinks, basins, wash trays,  baths and all tubs or sets of tubs, and hydrant waste  pipes shall be separated and effectually trapped, except  when a sink and wash tubs immediately adjoin each  other, in which ease the waste pipe from the tubs may  be connected with the inlet side of the sink trap. , Urinal  platforms, if conne'cied with the sewers, must also be  properly trapped, vented and automatically (lushed  with wafer from a supply tank.  11. Traps shall be placed as near the lixtures as  practicable, and in no case shall a trap be more than two  feet from the fixture. All traps must have a cleaning out  screw on the underside.  12. All waste pipes from lixtures other than water  closets shall be provided at the outlet with strong metal  strainers, and all sinks and wash tubs shall be provided  with approved grease traps.  i.'i. The waste pipes from no other lixtures shall be  connected with a water closet (rap.  II. All traps shall be protected from syphonage by a  ventilating pipe leading from the highest and outer  portion of the trap, either separating or joining the  main venlilafiner pipe, above the highest fixture, except  in such particular cases, that in the discretion of the  plumbing inspector the vent pipe may be dispensed with  upon proof of non-syphonnge.  15. For traps in water closets the branch ventilating  pipeshallnot.be less than two inches in diameter, and  ' not less than three inches for buildings of three stories or  more in height. Where a bath or basin, or both, are in  the same room with a water closet, the vents for same  may join the closet vent above the fixture. In no ease  shall more than two water closets communicate with the  same ventilating-pipe unless it i.s over two inches in  diameter.  ���IU. Overflow pipes must discharge into the open air,  where possible, with a Map on the end to keep out  draught, otherwise they must in every case be connected  with the waste pipe ou the inlet side of the trap.  I". Kvery safe under a wash basin, bath, urinal, water  closet or other fixtures, shall be drained by a special pipe  unconnected with a sewer, waste or soil pipe, discharging  into the open air>' The outlets of such pipes are to be  provided with (lap valves.       "  ���IS. No drain pipes from refrigerators shall he directly  connected with any soil pipe, wasteror sewer.  ���10. Water closetsshall not be placed in an un ventilated  room or compartment. In every case there shall he an  opening lo the ouier air. All water closets shall be  supplied with water from special tanks, and the water  from the=e shall not be used for any other purpose. No  water closetsshall be directly supplied from the wafer  mains or service pipes. Water closet cisterns shall be  fitted with ball laps, etc., to prevent waste.  50. Where the trap of (he closet is above the floor, the  connection with the soil pipe shall be made with brass,  rubber or approved door Manges.  51. Overllow or discharge pipes from tanks for  drinking water shall never he connected with any soil,  vent, waste pipe orsewcr.  52. Xo closet or any other convenience which allows  fhe escape into fhe house of air or gas which has been  co'iilined in any part of it. or from the drain or soil pipe,  or which allows the accumulation of lillh iu or about it,,  shall  be lilted up or used.  5.'i. No person other than a licensed plumber or pipe  layer, acting under tlio supervision of the inspector,  shall be permitted to make any connection wilh a.nuhlic  sewer.  51. All openings for private sewers must he so made  as to cause as little inconvenience as possible to the  public; on completion the surface to be left in as good  order as it was before the opening was made, and all  materials, loose earth and rubbish to be removed within  twenty-four bonis ; all such openings to be fenced by day  and lighted by night in such a manner as may be  approved hy the inspector.  55. No house sewer pipe to have a less fall lhat one iu  forty, unless special permission, iu writing, is granted  by Ihe inspector.  51!. No private sewer iu actual use shall be disturbed  unless under, ihe special direction of the plumbing  inspector.  57. All water pipes must be protected from injury or  settling. ,  5S. The plumbing inspector shall have power to enter  upon any premises and examine the plumbing, ventilation and drains, and should the same, in hisopinion. be in  an unsanitary condition, may notify the owner or his  a.���en|s |o have!hesanie put in a sanitary condition, and  any person neglecting to do so forthwith, to the satisfaction of the plumbing inspector, shall he liable to lhe  penalties of Ibis by-law.  50. The plumbing inspector is also authorized lo  receive and place on lile drawings and descriptions of  lhe plumbing and drainage executed in tlie City of  Nelson prior to the pus-sage of this bv-law. and examine  and give a cerlilicale if in accordance with the provisions of this by-law.  (ill. _ Any person guilty of any infraction of any of the  provisions of tllii.-s by-law shall be liable, upon  conviction before the police magistrate or any two  justices of the peace haviiig.jurisilicfion within the limil.sof the City of Nelson, lo be lined in any sum not  exceeding one hundred dollars, inclusive of costs, and iu  case of the non-payment nf the line and costs the'same'  may he .levied by distress'and sale, of llie offender's goods  and chattels, and in case of (he non-paymon! of the line,  and there being no distress found oul of which the sum  can be levied, such oU'ender shall he liable fo be imprisoned.for any period not exceeding t wo months.  fit. This by-law may he cited for all purposes as-the  "Plumbing liv-law, No. II. 1S07."  Spokane Falls _ &. Northern,  "Nelson & Fort Sheppard,  Red Mountain Railways.  T^e only all rail route without, change of cars  between Nelson aqd Rossland, ar,d  Spokane and Rossland.  *rt,  ��$M  ;��'-.'a����i''.fo  SALE  OF MINERAL CLAIMS  BY  TENDER.  Scaled lenders marked on the envelope "Tender for  Mineral Claim" and addressed to the undersigned will  bo received till noon on Friday. October 1st next, for the  purchase of the interest of Ihc late A lit one Nelson on an  undivided half of the "Hidden Treasure" anil on an undivided hnlfp'of the -"Alfonso" mineral claims situate in  lhe Nelson Mining Division of the District of. West  Ivootenay.  Terms cash iu leu days after fhe acceptance 'if the  tender. A deposit of ten dollars must accompany each  tender a.-: a guarantee of good faith. The highest or any  tender not. necessarily accepted. .  Dated the-0th dav "of Augusl, 1SII7.  .1.  F.  AKMSTKONC.  Ufllcial Administrator. Kort Steele. H.C.  TIMBER INSPECTOR'S OFFICE.  NOTICE.  The sale of the Itobson .Sawmill Company's mill, which  was   to   have  been  sold  on   Monday,  the  -.'.'ird   (lay  of  August,  for non-payment -of timber royalty has  been  postponed till Thursday the 2'Anl day of September. 1S!I7.  K. .1. SIvlNNICIi, Timber Inspector.  Notice of Application*to Purchase Land  Notice is hereby given that sixty days after date. I  the undersigned, purpose applying to the chief commissioner of lands aud works for permission lo purchase the  following described lands.  IpKSI'IUI'TION.  Commencing al a post, placed on the east shore of (.'p.  per Arrow lake near tin- narrows, marked ".I. D.'s N. W.  corner, thence following coast, line south .So chains, thence  so chains oust, ilience So chains north, thence si I chains  west lo point of commencement, containing lili) acres  more or less. .IOIIN <:. DKVI.IN.  Dated Nakusp. H. C. June .Ith. 1S1I7. (August llthl.  Notice of Application to Purchase Land.  Notice is hereby given that I. Charles Heath, intend lo  apply nt the expiration of sixtv days from the date hereof, to the commissioner of lands and works for [permission |p> purchase lllh acres of unreserved, unoccupied and  unsiirveyed crown land, silualcil near f lie confluence of  Meadow creek and Coat river, in the Coal river mining  division of West Kootcnav. liritish Columbia.  CIIAKI/KS IIKATII.  Daled this I'.'tli dav of .lulv, 1S!i7.  hksckii'tion.  Commencing nt initial post marked "Charles Heath's  N. W. Corner," Ilience due. .south 10 chains, thp'iicc duo  east 10 chains, thence dim north 10 chains, thence due  west 10 chains to point of commeiicemeiit. containing KpO  acres more or less.  Notice   of Application   to   Purchase   Land.  Notice is hereby given Hint 1. Itoherl. K. Lemon, intend  lo apply al the expiration of sixty days from the dale  licreof.'to the commissioner of lands mid works, for (permission lo piircha.se IJIil acres of unreserved, unoccupied,  anil unsiirveyed crown lands, .silualed on lhe , cent nil  Cork of dial Kiver. about four miles easterly of the  Slorin King mineral claim, in < lo.it Kiver milling division  of Wesl  Kiiolenav, Hrit ish Columbia.  I!.  K.  I.KMON.  Dated Angu-I .Ith. 18!I7. (Augusl '.'Sthl  ii|-..s<:mi'TI(>N.  Commencing al an initial post marked "Itobert. K.  Lemon's K. K. corner post." (hence north IWI chains,  thence west. H'pO chains, t hence south Mi chains, thence  casl. llio chains to point of commencement, containing lllll  acres more or less.  Application  lor Liquor License.  I hereby give notice lhat ,'!0 days after date I intend to  apply lo the Hoard of Licensing Commissioners ipf the  City of Nelson, for a license to sell liipior by retail at  my saloon, situate ou  lot   7.' bloi'k il. Nelson.  S. .1. MIfillTdN.  Haled at Ncl-on. II. ('.. August ll'.lb, |S!I7.  Leave  ���1:10 ii. in.  11.00 a. in  8:00 a. m.  DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAYS.  Arrive-  .ii-.li) p. in.  ,3:10 p. in.  '...6:10 p.m..  ..' NKLSON  ,   ItOri.SLAND  ....' SI'Oi-ANI';.  Passengers for Kettle Kiver and Boundary Creek con  nect at Marcus with stage daily.  Notice    of    Application    for     Certificate'    of  Improvements.  ALPHA MINKJtAI, CLAIM, SITUATK IX Till: NIIUSON .MININC  DIVISION OK WKST ICOOTKNAV DISTKICT, ANU LOCATED  WKST OK AND AD.IOI.VINd TIIK I'OKTO KICll AND  I.IV.Y.IV. II. MINKHAI. CLAIMS AT TIIK IIKAIl OK IIAHHKTT  I'KIIKK AIIOUT KIVK MILKS WKST OK Till: NKLSO.V AND  KOin'.SIIKl'1'AUD KAILWAV AND NINK.M1I.KS KKO.M TIIH  TOWN OK  YMIK.  Take notice that. I, Samuel L. Long, acting as agent for  W. 11. Carbould, free miner's certilicatc No. 77.23J. inleuil  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the milling  recorder for a cert ideate of improvements, for the pur-,  pose of obtaining a crown grant of the above claim. \ud  furl lier take notice that action, under section .'17, must bo  commenced before the issir.inee of such ceniticate of improvements. , _AMt;KL 1.. LONG, I'. L. S.  Dated this 2nd day of September, 1807. |_epf. Hh|  Notice   of 'Application   for   Certificate   of  Improvements.  I'OKTO KICO MINKKAL CLAIM, SITUATK IN TIIK NELSON  .MINING DIVISION OK WEST KOOTKNAV DISTUICT. AND  LOCATE!) ��� AT TIIK HEAD OK ItAKKETT CHEEK AUDL'T  KIVE MILKS WEST (IK TIIK NKLSON AND KOKT SIIKI'I'.IKD  ''     KAILWAV AND NINE MILKS  KKO.M  TIIE TOWN OK YMIK.  Take notice that I, Samuel L. Long, acting as agenr, for  \V. J. Maxwell, free miner's certificate No. 7S,u_l), intend  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining  recorder for a certificate of improvements, for Lhe pur-"  pose of obtaining a crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under section ,'!7,  inu^t be commenced before the issuance of such cerlilicale of improvements.       _AM (JIOL L. LONG, I'. L. 55.  Daled this 2nd day of .September, 1SSI7. [Sept. IthJ  Notice     of  Application    for  Improvements.  Certificate    of  L1ZZIK II. MINKKAL CLAIM, SITUATE IN Til K NELSON MININC DIVISION OK WKST KOOTENAY DIHTKICT, AND  LOCATKD NOKTII OK AND ADJOINING TIIK I'OKTO KICO  MINKKAL CLAIM AT Till: HKAI) OK IIAKKKTT CKKKIC  AHOUT KIVE MILKS WKST OK TIIK NKI.SON AND KOKT  SIIKI'I'AKD KAILWAV AND NI.VK MILES KKO.M TIIE  TOWN OK  YMIK.  Take notice that I, Samuel L. Long acting as ngi'iil fur  Walter A. Houltbee. free minor's certificate \'o. W-Sa. intend sixty days from the date hereof, lo apply tut In- mining recorder for a cerlilicale of impro Yemen 1-. for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above claim. And  further lake notice that action, under section :i7. must be  commenced before the issuance nf such certificate of improvements. SAMUr'L L. LONG. I'. L. S.  Dated this 2nd day of September, l.Sf)7. (Sept. ttlij  Notice   of   Appiieation   for   Certificate   of  Improvements.  (iOLDK.V KAdl.K MINKKAL CLAIM. KITl'ATE IN TIIK NKLHON  .MININC DIVISION OK WKST KOOTKNAV DISTKICT. AND  LOCATED  NKAK TIIE   HEAD OK SANDY  CKEEIC.  Take notice that I. A. S. Karwell. agent for Alfred C  Kluinerfelt, free miner's certificate No. MS.il.'itl. intend  sixty days from the dale hereof, to apply to the mining  recorder for a certiliciite of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of Ihe above claim. And  further take notice that action, under section .'i". must be  commenced before the issuance o/ such certiUcnle of improvement-,. A.S. FA KWKLL.  Dated this 2nd day of .July. ISII7. (.July lOlli]  Notice   of  Appiieation. for  Improvements.  Certificate   of  OOOI) KNOl'OIl MINKKAL CLAIM. SITL'ATE IN TIIE NKLSON  MININC DINISION OK WEST ICOOTKNAV DISTKIcT, SITL'ATE  ON  TOAD  .MOUNTAIN.  Take not ice that I. Frank Kletcher. acting as agent for  Oeorge II. Andrews.' free miner's ccrlilieate No. t'pS._l.i.  intend sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  mining recorder for a certificate of improvement's, for  the purpose of ."obtaining a crown grant of the above  claim. And furtber take notice that action, under section 37. must, be commenced before the issuance of such  certiticate of improvements.       FRANK FLKTCH hit.  Dated this Kith day of July. 18117.   ���.-.������ 'July 17lbJ  Notice   of   Application   for   Certificate   of  Improvements.  IVANHOK MINKKAL CLAIM. SITUATE IN THE AINSWOKTII  MININC DIVISION OK WEST ICOOTKNAV DISTKICT. AND  LOCATED AIIOUT THKKK-yUAKTKKS OK A MILK SOUTH  OK TIIK TOWN OK AINSWOKTII.  Take notice that LA. S. Farwell. acting as agent for  Maxwell .Stevenson, free miner's certificate No. 7(i.U!.;J. intend sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the milling recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the  'purpose of obtaining n crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under section .'i7.  must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate  of improvements: A. S.  FARW'FLL.  Dated this .'ird day of August. 1S1I7. | A ugust 7th|  Notice   of   Application'  for   Certificate   of  Improvements.  Olid' KINO, IIEXTEK, AND DKNT'KK KKACTIO.V MINKKAL  CLAIMS, SITUATE I.V THE NKI.SON .MININC DIVISION OK  WEST KOOTKNAV DISTKICT, AND LOCATED AHOUT KIVK  .MILES WEST OK TIIK -TOWN OK NELSON.  Take notice that I. A. S. Farwell, aciing as agenl for  Alfred O. Flumerfelt. free miner's certificate No. S8,!':t!l.  intend sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  mining recorder for a eertillcate of improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining crown grants of the above claims.  Anil further take notice that action, under section 'A7,  must" be commenced before the issuance of such eertill-  cates of improvements. A.S. FAUWKLL.  Dated this 21st day of August. IS1I7.    ,       I August 28th]   * . ��� . ___ __- ; L   Notice   of   Application   for   Certificate   of  Improvements.  UDLUS .MINKKAL' CLAIM. SITUATE IN TIIK NELSON .MININC  DIVISION OK.WEST ICOOTKNAV DISTKICT. AND LOCATED  ON TIIK NOKTII KOKIC OK THE SALMON KIVEK. AIJOIT  KOUK MILKS KKO.M TIIK NELSON AND KOKT .SIIKI'I'AKD  KAILWAV.  Take notice that I. N. K. Townsend. acting as agent  for L. K Keller, free miner's eertillcate No. S.ri.5S7. intend  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining  recorder for a certiticate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown p,rant of the above claim. A nil  further take notice thai action, under section .'17. must he  commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements. N. F. TOVVNSKND.  Dated this 2Ulh day of August, IS*. 7.  (August 2.Sth|  NOTICE TO CREDITORS.  All parties having claims against tlie eMiitt' of Carrie  Wilson, alias Alii'-- Willis, lute of the city of Nelson, in  the province of liritish Columbia friccen-eil) are rc-  (incsted to send the same verified by -iaiuiory declaration, mid hi produce all sccurilic- held by them to the  undersigned within thirty day.- from the date hereof,  after which dale I will proceed todistribiitc the e.-tale of  the deceased among the parties entitled Ihereto, having  regard only to -ucli claims as have been sent iu to me as  aforesaid a'nd will not hold my-elf liable for any claims  nol sent in a.s aforesaid.  I)AV(I)  LA  HAt".  Kxecutor.  Hv   W. A. tiALLlllKK.  his .Solicitor.  I la ted nl NcNon. II. ('.. this Ith dav of Sept ember. A.D.  IMI7.    Ami all parties indebted to the cstaleof the said Carrie  'Wilson, alias Alice Willis, will please pay s-pine to W. A.  liallihi'i'. Nelson, It. C. solicitor for the executor.  Notice of. Application for Crown Grant.  Take notice thnt A. S. Farwell. acting as agent for  .Joseph K. Holllin, has tiled the necessary papers a ml made  application for a crown grant in favor of the mineral  claim "Skookiim," situated in the Ainsworth minim; di-  visiipn of West Kootenay. Adverse claimants, if any.  must lilc their objections witli me within t;(l days from  Ihe date of the lirst publication of this notice in the liritish Columbia Cazettc.  __W. .1. GOI''lJl''L. Covernment Agent.  Daled at Nelson, August .'ird, ISI7. |August 71 li  Notice of Application for Crown Grant.  Take notice that I. A. -S. Farwell. acting as agent for  .1. II. Young and John H. Daly, have tiled the necessary  papers and made application for a crown grant in favor  of the mineral claim " Union Jack." situated on Toad  mountain, in the Nelson mining division of Wesl Koolc-  nav district. Adverse claimants, if any. must tile Hieir  ob'cclions Willi me within fiodays from the date of tlie  tir'sf publication of this notice in the ltiiti-h Columbia  Gazette. W. .1. OOKI'F.L. (iovernuiciil Agi lit.  Dated lit Nelson, li. C. Augusl 2(1 h. ISI7.      I Aug. '.'Sth  Notice jof Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given tliat the undersigned will applv  to the board of license commissioners of lhe coinoralioii  of the Citv of Nelson, fpu- a license to -ell liquor by retail  at his hotel, known as the Lake View, situate on lot  and...h��,.ck 117. Nelson. li.C.      KIlANK ...j.QNI.KV.  Daled at Nelson, August I'.'ih, IS'.i7. [August lltl  K!  ��-   4^4fe*  tf,fciWs  kf1   vTlV  a* a?*.  r  :* j\  i-Mrv.  ..-,-.   "  JI  J, I v��  ������������I- ^. ���  '���* '_!'����-  ���     C*\  li.lt .  I-..T-4  ?'���*- Ti  "i   _ i A*  ������TP'f-'lr jo.  ^^-���������savi-.^Y'*;^;.'^ TO'>a^.vy**V'���^  ''I"..*- ____L_j_._.___._.___l__J_.__^^ "P"-       ��� '-P- ' i * - *  '-'.���l-i !-i    ���".   v JT   -C's-        . I ������  '-. ! "��.   ������.'".���../" -,������!.'���    '   -  .  *������,   fv" '.v��r',.-. ���.'.--/. . hi  . - '.   r.���". *-   .����������������� i -A   .���' ,' -.'     _���     ,'���   ������       .�����,, 'j--   -.'..r .������     .'���'���'A ��. ���. ��� nl ���   ��� ��� f'.      - i     tt     - l\ ������   ���        <f��i        ���     ji .--..,.-.--,   ..    -i �����      /. . - i .����... V'i.V---ii -'->-.!���..(��� *       --' THE  TRIBUNE: -NELSON,  B.C., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER. II,  1807."  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  .John Miles has got into trouble iitfiiin.  Wednesday evening he forced his ivtiy  into the Kootenay Lake ("cnenil Hospital  and abused the patients ;mfl attendants  generally. He came before magistrate  Crease on Thursday and was committed  i'or trial. Ju view oi' his past record it is  time something should be done with  ���Miles. lie should be confined in either  an insane asylum or a jail. A medical  man should be called in to determine  which.  On Monday evening Harry Dunn and  Pete Schumacher will meet in the ska ting  rink in a wrestling contest. It is said  that there is JJ52.10 aside wagered on the  result, d'eneral admission .")() cents, re-  served seats Si.  The Athabasca made another shipment  of 28 tons to the Hall Minos smelter on  Tuesday. It i.s thought that, the ore will  .run close upon $100 to the ton.  Peter Costello, the Kossland contractor  who assaulted l.dward Cronyn while the  latter was endeavoring to secure evidence  i'or ti cni'Diusr's jury, will come up for trial  at the court of 'assi/.e, which will be convened here next month. Considerable  interest litis been worked into this case  by reason nf- thu tilt between judge Forin  aiid t.he Jto-iland .Miner. The assault  took place in Ro.-i.-sbi.nd. and Tlie Miner  having satisfied itself that, the assault  was a brutal one, said so and furnished a  somewhat uncomplimentary sketch of  Peter Costello. For this the newspaper  was taken to task by judge Form when  ��� the prisoner was arraigned before him.  The judge expressed the opinion that the  newspaper wtis traveling beyond its province. The editor then practically' retorted that, he probably knew more about  running a. newspaper than llie judge, and  that he would exercise his own discretion  with respect to what he published.  John Cillus got on a drunk Wednesday  night and raised a row at the Grand  Ceutralhotel. For throwing a stone at  Charles Ci.'Hawley. magistrate Crease on  Thursday assessed him SIO and costs, and  for being drunk he paid an additional  $2.50.  Ole Roe. a .Swede, caused a disturbance  on Hall street on Tuesday by being drunk.  He was assessed $2 by magistrate Crease  on Wednesday.  Hong, the Chinaman employed by the  Club  in the Carney block, was fined $5  and costs by magistrate Crease on Tuesday for depositing slops and filth in the  rear of the Carney block. The case has  been appealed.  Dr. Metherell of A'ancouver, Nelson  &��� Fort Sheppard railway physician  during construction, has got into trouble  by reason of the death of a patient, Mary  Piper. The coroner's jury, after an enquiry into tlie causes of the woman's  death, returned the following verdict:  "The said Mary Piper came to her death  from the effects of poison administered or  taken in the office of Dr. Metherell, on  the 29th day of August, 1897, while under  the professional care of Dr. Metherell;  and we would recommend to the proper  authorities that an investigation be held,  touching the habits aud mental responsibility of the said Dr. Metherell, with the  view to ascertain whether he is at all  times a safe and proper person to be entrusted as a medical practitioner."  An auction sale of the household effects  of John W. Carwiu will be held by Charles  A. Waterman'& Co., on Saturday next at  the corner 'of .Stanley, and Observatory  streets. This sale Avill afford the people  of Nelson an opportunity to purchase furniture upon which the freight has been  paid.  The recently established government  organ, The Economist, trys toinake it appear that Nelson, is vent by factions and  cliques. The best proof,that this,.'is untrue is the fact that whenever the people  of Nelson have been called on to decide  questions of moment they have been  pretty unanimous. Iu 1894 they cast 188  votes for J. Fred Hume for member of  the legislative assembly as against 72 i'or  his opponent. In lS9(i they "broke even"  in.the election'for member of the house of  commons. In 1897 they cast 299 votes for  John Houston for mayor as against 205  for his opponent.-' On all questions that  concern the welfare of the town, there is  a unanimity that even the provincial government heeds. For instance, the position taken on the squatter and location  of the provincial goal questions.  OF HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS  John W. Carwin, having decided to return to Kn-c-  liuid. h;i* instructed Messr.-. Charles A. Waterman i  di. to sell by public unci inn al his resilience, corner of  Stanley and Observatory Streets, on  Saturday,   September  18tf],  At'J o'clock p. mi., lhe foliowinx household articles:  ri'Rir.'HT    1'IAXO   A.VO ! HAND     SKWIXG     .MA-  STOOL,  Kvans Hmthcrs. !     CMINM-:, Hillyer iiialce  maker.-  quantity  ok .shkkt  -ML'sk:  SIlilC HO Alto  BKD l.orxr.K  TWO'EASY (Ml.WliS  FIVE (AXK (IIA llts-  SIX IvITOIIKN (HAIRS  TYPEWRITER  Till IKK       HAIR       .MATTRESS KS  TWO FEATHER  REDS  QUANTITY of BKIUUNd  CHILD'S CRIli  ! SMALL CL'RROARD  RKRA.MHt'LATOli  OXE SET OK DRAWERS I fj LOT I IKS  WRIXCER  IUJREAU    ASI)    WASH ' POTS,       DISHKS       AXD  ���STAND j     GLASSKS  CKXTER TA RLE ', SILVER TA BLKWA RE  ICR'CJIEX TAHLK ; CERTAINS  TWO CLOCK'S ! QUANTITY      OK      PRE-  COOIC  STOVE and PIPES I     SERVED  KRUIT  PICTURES mid LAMPS    i  7if|   Will buy a splendid Gab-  ij   inet Grand Piano 'by best  Toronto   maker.      Fully  guaranteed.    Would sell on easy terms or  $15 monthly.     George E.  Hall, care of  Tribune office.  Latest American  Styles in  Metis Felt Hats.  36'    _3_e___:__--E.     STEEET  Special Value in  Irish Linen Damask  and'Table Napkins  Dress Goods Dept.  House Furnishing Dept. Mens Furnishing Dept.  New   Dress  floods  in  till; tlie.    Xew   Ttipestiv and   Clit'tiille  ��� lulest. materials fur visiting.   ''      Portiers  w.'ilkino- or travelin'o^iwiis"'   (Jli'.nj|l<.  Table  Covers   in   all  Fancy Neu'liu'ee and ' Dress  .Shirts     '  Latest siuipe.s in Linen Collars  and Cull's  New styles' in ."���"(���.���ill's, Hows  and Ties  .Mens Pants and Fall .Suits in  .Mixed Tweeds and Navy  iSerjjt!  Fall Overcoats  liovs and Youths Clothing we  are ollerini;' at, half price (d  clear  Mens Tweed and ."Mackintosh  i  ,., . ., .    .. j       Coals in latest, sfcvle  ..       ... i   ,,     I I aiiesl l'V and I>inssels Carpets \   r. ,,  ' .     .     ���    , ���  Ladies  Wrappers and   Alack- ' ' |   Overalls    and    Junipers   and  New Weaves iu ISIaek Dress  Uoods for mourning or ordinary wear  Siilciidid''assortment, of Tar-  tan Plaids for ladies House  waists and childrens dresses  New IJIiick and Fancy colored  I'rocade .Silks for evening  and slreet wear in all 1-he  latest   novelties  st/es  New Designs in Tapestry Coverings, J a pa i lose (lold I) rap-  cry and Art Muslins single  and double width cretonnes,  Lace   Curtains   and    Curtain  ' Poles  YV11itcaiid colored I >ed Spreads  and  Fider Down Quilts  (ircvand White lilankets  ippc  intoshes now opened  Kurdistan  Ruga  Mi it inu; .Shoes  Write for Samples of our  Full Dress Materials  FRED IRVINE & CO., Nelson, B.C.  A  ODd1  NELS'  TOWN   LOT,  In accordance with instructions  from the Hon. Gh B. Martin, Chief  Commissioner of Lands and  Works, Messrs. Charles A. "Waterman & Co. will offer for sale by  public auction, at the court house  in the City of Nelson, on Thursday, October 7th, at 2 o'clock p,  m., the remainder of the Government town lots in the original  townsite of the City of Nelson,  with the exception of the lots  comprising' block forty-nine (49),  All lots will be sold subject to an, upset price ranging  from $100 upwards.  With respect to lots upon which squatters have made  substantial improvements, the purchasers of the same will  be required to pay to the Government, for the benefit of  the squatters, the appraised value of the improvements  thereon. ' ���  Twenty-five (25) per cent of the  purchase money cash, and the  balance within thirty (30) days  from the date of sale.  On the failure on the part of any  intending* purchaser to complete  the purchase within thirty (30)  days, the deposit made at the  time of sale will be forfeited and  the lots will again be offered for  sale. ���     ==-������--______=_==-=-=-__     ������  For maps showing the location of the lots to be offered  for sale, catalogue of the same and further particulars, apply at the office of  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. C.  Nelson, B.C., September 7th, 1897.  A Carload of Nails  A Carload of Mixed Hardware  A Carload of Giant Powder  A Carload of Groceries  And a large consignment of No. 1 Creamery Butter, Canadian Cheese and Eggs.  . We are also opening up a splendid line of Stoves, Cooks and Heaters, Box Stoves,  Queen Stoves,,and Parlor Stoves, for Coal or Wood. The best assortment that has ever  been shown in Kootenay.   Call and see them.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON.  Our aim is to supply the best at reasonable prices. Our  turnover is large, consequently we are continually receiving- fresh goods. No shelf-worn or worm-eaten goods to be  found upon our premises.    Everything is fresh and clean.  DRUGGISTS  Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  NELSON, B. C.  Street, Nelson, B. C,  Novelties in Dress Goods, personally selected in the eastern markets, are now on o u r sh el ves and  a careful inspection of them will repay any lady before purchasing  her fall dress. The designs are of the newest, the quality excellent, and the prices reasonable. We are showing unusual values  in FLANNELETTES, WRAPPERETTES, GRETONS, and LINENS.  New Carpets in Balmorals,  Tapestry, Etc. West Baker  Street, Nelson, B.C. ... ...  Have just received the largest and most complete  ever displayed in Nelson of  'PALS AND PEARLS  Now is your time to get a Piano.   Terms to suit times  Call and examine my stock  JACOB DOVER, Jeweler  __  IS THE PRICE ON THE BALANCE OF OUR  HP "F?   A   '  _JL  _JL-\-> _____t\  HATS  TJISTTZIli   CLEAEED  18 and 20  STREET  E  BAKER  J. A. GILKER  j  BRANCH MARKETS    ......  Rossland and Trail, in Trail Creek District  Three  Forks and Sandon, in Slocan  District  Kaslo in Ainsworth District  Prepared to supply consumers with everything in the way of fresh and cured meats.  Orders by mail carefully filled and promptly forwarded.  ill  *$_*3  1  ii'>_. if. !���  ���^���vr****-**.  1 ���_-  Hi  .'.-.   m -      I   .       .' -���-->_. -.,   f      -._      .  .J   '      .J    .        �� .1. ���...     _|?��_|       "m"    ���    V r >    _ '   T  ^ryy\r-'~v:rWF-:.  i^', y/-  > *:   ______J-

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