The Miner, March 6, 1897
The Lieutenant-Governor Has Given is Assent To It
The Provisions of the Law are as Published By the Miner Last Week Except That Addition "A" Is Included-Victoria. March 5, (1897). The bill incorporating the towns of Nelson, Rossland and Grand Forks was assented to by Lieutenant Governor Dewdney at a shofl session of the legislature yesterday. The bill is now law and the election of a municipal government for each town will be proceeded with as soon as possible. Next week Governor Dewdacy will probably issue final orders concerning elections.
The House has adjourned until Monday and the Victoria delegates who have remained here to attend to the final details of the bill are ready to go home.
The law embraces all the provisions set forth in the draft of the bill published in the last issue of the Miner with the exception that Mdition "A" is included in the city limits.
Messrs. Houston and Hillyer gave a dinner on Wednesday evening which was attended by Messrs. Semlin, Sword, Foster, Graham, Kellie, Kidd, Hume, Stoddart, Kitchen and Jowett. The next question of special interest to Kootenay and Yale district will be the dispoal of the question of water power privileges.
Editors Notes by Shawn Lamb