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Daily Edition  No q$6
Nelson.   British  Columbia. Friday,   February 8,  1901
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The Last Consignment to the
Smelter Broke Previous
Netted Two Thousand Four
Hundred Dollars���Notes
of the Mines.
The Bondholder mine on Springer
creek, which has achieved a wide reputation during the last six months in
the line of rich shipments, has just
broken all previous records and established a new high water mark for
properties in the granite belt of
Slocan. R. C. Campbell-Johnston
ceived yesterday the returns of
last carload of Bondholded
which he delivered at the smelter on
Monday. The shipment contained IIS'J
torn* which averaged 235 ounces of silver and 6}<i per cent, lead, netting
$2,400. This is the richest results by
eleven ounces ever secured from the
property and makes the Bondholder
the banner property in the Slocan
granite belt. It is stated that this is
one of the few Kootenay mines whose
ore carries chloride of silver.
J�� A full carload of ore waB
sent out of the mine but the
packer was apparently too anxious
to get the product to market and
delivered several of the rawhides a
thousand feet below the trail in the
bed of the oreek. One of the strong
points about the Bondholder is tbat
transportation is made easy by the
grades encountered. Report has it
that a man can sit down on a shovel at
the mine and slide to the Basin hotel
more than two miles distant in less
than twenty minutes.
The quantity and quality of ore being shipped from the Springer creek
section at the present time is attracting the attention of mining operators
generally to the district.as is evidenced by the closing of three bouds aggre-
Sating 8125,000 during tbe last 30
ays.f \
��   ��   ���
Alex. Sproat, who Is ih the city
from New Denver, attending the supreme court sittings, states that work
is progressing satisfactorily at the
Mountain Consolidated property on
Cody creek. A contract for a long
crosscut has been let to D. McDonald
and partner and they are now at
work. The outcrop on the property
and the ore taken from near the surface carried unusually high values
and it is hoped to develop an ore body
of equal quality at the level where the
crosssout will tap the vein.
British,     American     and    Japanese
Alone Act   Humanely.
Vancouver, Feb. 7.���C. F. Acker-
toan Bent by the New York Mutoscope
Co. to China to secure pictures of the
siege was a passenger on the steamship Empress of China. He says the
eondition in China when he left was
appalling. Foreigners bad couiinand-
ered all the provisions in many towns,
and this winter innocent Chinese
would die of starvation by thousands
French and Germans were also dying
fast for lack of proper food. They
had in many eases been saved by
English and American soldiers. All
nations, except the English,Americans
and Japanese were acting like savages. The Gfermans made absolute
slaves of the Chinese cooliss, and he
saw Germans heat Chinese to insensibility with clubs. The British, Americans and Japanese had acted humanely throughout the siege.
Sentences of Three May Be Commuted
to Exile.
Washington, Feb. 7.���The state department has received the following
report, dated Feb. Oth, from United
States Minister Conger at Pekin on
the progress of the negotiations there
between the foreign ministers and the
China government:
"The foreign ministers held a con-
feronce yesterday, the 5th, with the
Chinese plenipotentiaries who presented the difficulties in the way of the
execution of three Chinese notables,
Prince Tuan, Prince Lan and General
Tung Pn Siang. They gave assurances
of the execution ot Chuang and Yu
Hsion, but urged leniency for the others, begging that the court be not
placed in a position too difficult. The
foreign ministers have agreed to the
demand for capital sentences for Tuan
and Lan,   but   with   tbe  expectation
i that It will be commuted to exile.
They demand the death penalty for
the others also mentioned in the docu-
; ment, Yu Hsien, Chin Liu and Hsu
Chang Yu, the last two being now
prisoners  of  the Japanese at   Pekin.
j Posthumous  honors are also demand-
' ed for the four members of the Tsung
Li Yamen executed last summer."
Easton, Pa,,  Feb.   7.���The   Lehigh
galley  milk   and paper   train   from
New York had a narrow escape today from total destruction at Ureen's
bridge. While running sixty miles
an hour an accident to the engine derailed the train which went bumping
across the bridge 100 feet high,in dan-
g p -""initation.    One   milk   car
f r��Vlncia i rn '""1 to splinters.
Severn.. i-ll*lry!���    - **angs
over the bridge -.. �� B"J- 0o    that
it probably will fall at tne ���.- effort
to recover it. The engine and the
other cars got safely across. No one
was injured.
About that secoqd hand article of
yours. You'll sell it if you'll advertise it in The Mine*- want column.
Vancouver, Feb. 7.���D. G. Maedon-
nell says all rumors in connection
with tbe early construction of the V.
V. & E. and tbeir efforts to secure a
terminal Bite are incorrect. D D.
Mann, who is to build the road, has
wiitten bim that he will not move out
of Toronto until the British Columbia bonus is forthcoming. Immediately on its being granted, however, actual construction will be commenced at
both ends.
Negotiations Now Under Way
Which Will Relieve Financial Stringency.
"The shut down at the Molly Gibson
mine was not occasioned through any
failure of the property to come np to
expectations,and negotiations are now
under way which will result in the
resumption of work at once, possibly
today," is the statement issued by
Manager Bruce White who returned
yesterday from a business trip to the
Slocan. According to Mr. White's explanation an unfortunate succession
of circumstnaces has led to the existing condition of affairs and the
mine itself is not in anyway responsible.
In the first place a grave error
was made in sorting ore for shipment
to the smelter last fall. Instead of selecting the.high grade product of the
mine which will net $25 after meeting all charges including that of mining and transportation, 5,000 Backs of
inferior ore, excellent for concentration purposes but not np to the mark
of clean shipping ore, were made up
while the tramway was under way
and were brought down on the completion of the tramway. The returns
from this ore were naturally most disappointing and the standing of the
mine in the eyes of the hank which
bad been furnishing funds to finance
the proposition was seriously affected,
nor was this wholly counterbalanced
by the very much better returns secured from higher grade ore shipped
after the error was discovered. The
management being thus crippled for
ready fuDds was compelled to shut
down the property. The outstanding
obligations total about 835,000 of
which from 88,000 to 87,000 represents
unpaid wages. There is every reason
to believe that the shut down is only
temporary in nature. Mr. White states
that his directors have wired him that
negotiations are under way whereby
the financial stringency will be
straightened out and the situation relieved. He anticipated further particulars today and may receive the
funds to enable bim to resume work
at once.
The Molly Gibson mine as it stands
at the present time represents an investment of more than 8100,000. Manager White states that he has no reason to alter his estimate that the ore
in sight in the property is worth half
a million dollars. He believes, however, that the concentrator, which has
always been a feature of the plans for
working the property, must now
he gone into as tbe next step in the
development of the mine. A large
amount of the ore available is just below the quality which will pay toj
ship over the twelve mile haul to the
lake but when concentiated would be
a very valuable product and place
the Molly Gibson on a basis equal to
other big Slocan producers.
Capetown, Feb. 7.���News four days
old from the Doom river country
shows that the Boeis have a base at
Calvin. From that point they have
sent patrols far and wide. Colonel de
Lisle is moving toward them.. He
lost Lieutenant Clowes and one man
killed in a skirmish with a Boer patrol. The country is wildly mountainous. British horse buyers have
secured 4,000 good horses and 3,000
mules in the colony. It was not suspected that there were so many animals available.
Toronto, Feb. 7.���A petition has
been sent to the Ontario government
signed hy the iron and steel companies
asking the government to enforce the
provisions.of the Mines A.ct entitling
it to levy an exportffax on nickel
ores of 810 per ton, of, if partly reduced of 880 per ton and on copper
and nickel ores combined of 87 per
ton or if partly treated, or reduced of
850 per ton, tho revenue thus produced to be paid aa a bounty on pig
iron or nickel steel manufactured in
Attractive Scenes Yesterday
In  the Old   Dutch
Description of the Ceremony
and Costumes of Those
.   Present.
The Hague, Feb. 7.���Wilhelmina,
the firit ruling Queen of Holland today married Duke Henry of Meckle-
berg-Schwerin who becomes Prince of
the Netherlands by proclamation in
the court gazette this evening. The
marriage was a series of brilliantly
colored pictures, but the severe simplicity of the Dutch form of marriage
which was followed to the letter in the
civil contract before the minister of
justice (Dr. W. A. Cort van der Linden) and in the old fashioned religious service in the Groete Kerk, gave
it a democratic epirit. A happier
surrounding no bride ever had. The
weather was crisp, sunny and inspiring. Multitudes of country people,all
prospeious and happy looking, many
of whom wore the gaia costume which
their ancestors for several eenerations
employed for like holidays, cneered
the big black horses of the state car
riagus with red and white livery postillions and the escort of 12 noblemen
in maroon nnd black who were aligned on horse back six on each side at
attention. The procession was a spectacle that was noteworthy. Fifty
Dutch Hussars rode ahead, then came
a handful of court officials with the
grand master of ceremonies on horseback, then a coach with the Queen
and Duke Henry. The Queen's mother's coach followed and the chief military officials of the place, the governor of the city, two adjutants on
horseback, and lastly, a group of five
mounted artillerymen. Green and
orange decorations with thousands ot
Dutch flags hanging across the streets
gave the route a brilliant appearance
The costuming of the crowds was
equally highly colored.
At U o'clock the marriage party
emerged from the palace, to proceed
to the palace of justice. Queen Wilhelmina passed down the steps on the
arm of the duke with the train of her
whiie wedding dreRs sweeping behind
her, then the Queen's mother in purple, the grand Duchess Maria and half
a dozen ladies of the court followed.
The generals and admirals fairly
gleaming with gold lace and medals
and at the salute on both sides, made
a truly regal picture. The gilded
coach presented by the people of Amsterdam was drawn by eight horses
bedecked witb orange colors. In the
white hall of the palace of justice six
high officials waited as witnesses,
they with the minister of justice, Dr.
van der Linden, were the only persons beside the Queen's mother and
the Grand Duchess Maria and two or
three clerks who saw the signing of
the contract. The religious edifice
in", which the final ceremonies was
held is a great bare structure of Gothic
type with high vaulted arches. The
body is filled with plain box pews,
The scene when the wedding guests
assembled however, was most magnificent.
There was an acre of many colored
uniforms and beautiful gowns with
flashing jewels and the glittering orders of the royal personages and feathers and flowers of the bonnets in the
center. On one Bide of the church
was a space of about 50 feet square.
From the back rose a big white column with an ancient pulpit of carved
oak built upon it ten feet above the
floor. Banks of palms and white Utiles Burrounded the pulpit and were
arranged back of the railing. A
plain red carpet covered the floor. On
the space before the pulpit was a rug
presented hy sixty ladies of Amsterdam, a squure of crimson velvet and
gold embroidery with a border of the
royal arms worked on white drapery,
the dark blue emblazoned orange lion
rampant of the Netherlands surrounding the square. Between the pulpit
and the rug was a short oaken railing
with a small table covered with green
velvet. On the left side chairs reserved for the marriage party faced
the pulpit beyond the rug. Behind
they were some 20 chairs for the ladles of the court, who wore gowns of
emerald and orange, pale blue, white
and pink. It was a handsome array.
The section of the church on the
right of the pulpit was occupied by
the burgomasters and aldermen of
Holland's cities, dressed lu bottle
green with red and gold trimmings.
Another section of the left held the
members of the senate and chamber of
depnties. Facing the left side of the
pulpit, in front of tht* organ loft, Bat
the diplomatic corps, the first two
rows containing the ladies of the di-1
plomatic circle. In the,; third row sat
tbe American minister, Mr. Stanford j
Newell, in plain evening dress. Gen j
cral Porter, the United States Ambus-j
ador to France In the same attire wan
on hiB left with the British minister,
Sir Henry Howard on his right. Dr.
Leyds, repiesentatlve of the Transvaal, had the most prominent seat in
the row, with the Spanish minister,
Seoor Bagado, between bim  and tbe
British minister. The galleries
around tbe three sideh were filled with
guests, most of the men being in
evening dress. The ushers where
court officials in blue uniforms with
gold epaulettes and broad lacings of
gold across their breasts aud down
[heir trousers, wearing swords and
currying chapeaus The seats, excepting a few chairs within the altar
rail, were filled nn hour before
noon. From the tremendous pipe organ, occasional strains of music float
ed out, solemn hymns with nothing
of the traditional joyous wedding
spirits in them.
A roar of cheers announced the arri
vul of the bridal party at half past
twelve. They entered the main door
in the vacant wing of the church,
walking up the steps on a strip of red
velvet under a red canopy bearing
the arms of Holland and proceeded
through a lane of palms to the aisle,
between the burgomasters and civilian
guests.fifty feet long, which was draped with blue displaying the orange
lion. With a heavy diamond tiara
on her head, a rich necklace of diamonds on her neck, with a big diamond brooch on her bosom and white
gloves to the elbows came the royal
bride. In both hands she held a bouquet of lilies of the valley, and
green, red and white satin ribbons.
While' the court chaplain, Dr. von
der Vlien, rose in the regulation black
gown, behind the railing and offered
a long prayer in earnest tones, the
choir sang a Dutch hymn, 'God Ideas
You," "Blessed be Your Earthly and
Eternal Portion," the Queen bowed
her head low and' the chaplain addressed the bridal couple for ten
minutes earnestly and solemnly.
The only sound which marred the
impressive scene was the sharp cracking of photograph cameras in the
press gallery facing the royal sextette,
all of whom noticed the disturbance
and looked anxious. The Duke fidgett
ed nervously and blushed under the
gaze of the congregation, hundreds of
opera glasses being turned in his direction. The choir sang another
hymn during which the congregation
stood, according to Dutch custom, as
those present did during all the
After this the Queen and Duke rose,
and the Queen removed ber right
glove, disclosing an immense jewelled
bracelet on her wrist. The minister
stretched out his arms and the couple
stepped forward a few paces directly
in front of the altar railing.
The Queen had handed her bouquet
to an aged lady in waiting, who laid
it on a chair and :r ranged the folds
of her mistress' gown which trailed
across the velvet rug. Duke Henry
took the bride's right hand in his left
hand, resting on the hilt of his sword
while the deep impressive tones of the
chaplain's voice rang throughout the
chinch as he repeated the marriage
The Queen stood very erect, blushing, while Duke Henry shifted his
feet nervouBly and played with his
aword. The responses from the bride
or groom could not be heard. Finally
the minister held ont a gold plate
from which the Duke took a ring and
placed it on the third finger of the
Queen's right hand. The Queen took
another ring, with a slight fumbling
and slipped it on the same finger of
the Duke's right hand. Then as the
chaplain's arms were uplifted in an at-
itude of blessing the couple sank on
their knees, and there was a great
mstle of relief after the tension of
the long listening throughout the
C. P. R. Have Bought   Two  Steamers
For Northern Route.
Vancouver, B C, Feb. 7.���The Canadian Pacific Hallway have purchased
two large steamers for the Vancouver-
Hkagway run. This news is volunteered to The Miner correspondent by
liobcrt Kelly of the wholesale firm' of
Messrs. Kelly, Douglas & Co. Mr,
Kelly as a delegate from tbe oiti
zens' committee to the Ottawa government, und the management of the
Canadian Pacific Kailwuy at Montreal.
While in Montreal Mr. Kelly says
he had an Interview with G. Met.
Brown, executive officer of the Canadian Pacific railway, who told bim
that his company, since purchasing
the Canndlun Pacific Navigation company's interests.had bought two large
steamers in tbe East Indies, to put on
tho run between Vancouver and Skagway. That the steamers cost 8500, -
000. They will carry 2550 cabin passengers and HOI) tons of freight and nre
guaranteed to go an average speed of
1(1 knots. Mr. Brown further stated
that the steamers were being overhauled and the passenger accommodation improved as well as the cabin appointments, and that the ships would
be In Vancouver in ample time for
the opening of the Klondike trade in
tho spring. Mr. Brown wished it understood that It would be useless for
another line of steamers to attempt to
compete with them for tbe northern
trade as far as British Columbia was
A telegram from the citizens' committee to Mr.Brown today on the subject elicited the reply that the citizens
of Vancouver need feel no uneasiness
regarding the steamer Bcrvloc to Skagway. That the C. P. R. had bought
out the intercts of the Canadian Pacific Navigation company and British Columbia need have no fear tbat
their shipping wants would pot be adequately attended to,
There's something in the want column of The Miner tbat will interest
Curling Matches Decided Yesterday Evening at the
Full Programme of the Bonsplel at Rossland Next
The cnrling club's consolation series was advanced another stage last
night when the following rinks met
in a semi-final game:
J. A. Dewar,
J. H. Fox,
E. H. Williams,
G. C. Hodge, s. 15.
the   Lillie   and Hodge
Len Gobey,
A. V. Mason,
P. J. Bradley,
A. Grant, s. 8.
This  leaves
rinks to fight out tbe finals,
The   Tamblyn   and   Rae     Rossland
rinks played a keenly  contested game
in which   the   latter   won   out   with
their last stone as follows:
D. S. Stanley, C. G. Mills,
C. Moirison, C. Archibald,
J. H. Wallace,        G. E. McLaughlin,
F. Tamblyn, s. 8.   J. Rae, s. 0.
It has been definitely decided that
the two rinks as above, at least, will
represent the club at the Rossland
bonsplel. The Kootenay Curling association held a meeting on Wednesday at which it was arranged that
the affair should commence at 0
o'clock on Tuesday, with the events
in the following order:
First Event���Grand Challenge cup,
presented by the New York Insurance
company, valued at 8150. Prizes four
gold pins presented by the Kootenay
Curling association.
Second Event���Walkerville competition and four souvenirs, presented
by Hiram Walker & Sons.
Third Event.���Oliver cup, presented
by W. T. Oliver. Prizes, four gold
lockets, presented  by tbe association.
Fourth Event.���Hudson's Bay company's trophy, and four gold lockets,
presented by the Hudson's Bay company.
Fifth Event���Tuckett District trophy, and   four   medals, presented   by
G. E. Tuckett tit Sons.
Sixth Event.���Mackintosh cup, Allcomers, presented by the lion. C. II,
Mackintosh. Prizes, four pair of gold
cuff links, presented by the association.
Seventh Event.���P. Burns trophy,
consolation cup, presented by P.
Burns. Four trophies presented by
the association.
Eighth Event���Grand points competition for the Spring cup, presented
by J. W. Spring. FirBt prize, medal,
presented by tin association; second
prize, silk umbrella;   third   prize,   a
All matches will be governed by the
constitution of the Kootenay Curling
association, aud 12 ends will be played in each match. The association is
preparing a special programme for
the curlers.
The Grand Challenge, Walkerville
and Oliver cups are open to all rinks
entered at the bonspiel which are affiliated with the Kootenay Curling association.
The Hudson Bay and Tuckett District cups are open to one rink from
each club affiliated with the Kootenay Curling association.
In tbe Mackintosh cup, Allcomers,
all rinks entered in the Grand Challenge, Walkerville snd Oliver competition must take part, provided not
moretban 12 rinks may be entered and
Rossland must enter an equal number
of rinks with those of the visitors.
The aggregate score is to count.
Should the visitors win they must
play down during the bonspiel, drawing ugainst each other In the ordinary
way until one rink wins out. Should
Rossland win the rinks will play
down after the bonsplel.
The P. Burns trophy, Consolation
cup, Is open to all (he rinks which
have not a prize at the bonsplel.
In each event the trophy or cup re
mains the property of the Kootenay
Curling association, hut the prize's
are taken by the winners.
Do you want some fine stationery���
letter paper and envelopes���with the
name of your home or "Nelson, B.
C," printed thereon? The Miner can
supply you.	
Printed Seditious Libel   on Kitchener
in Ills Paper.
Capetown,Feb. 7.���Proceedings were
Instituted today against Mr. Albert
Cartwrlght, editor of the South African News, for criminal and seditious
libel, contained in h letter under the
nom de plume, "British Officer,"
which said that General Kitchener
had secretly Instructed his troops to
take no prisoners. Mr. Cartwrlght is
under arrest.
Before the attorney-general instituted the proceedings ho wired Lord
Kitchener the substance of the letter
and asked if there were any foundation for it. Lord Kitchener replied
that the statement was a bare libel,
devoid of foundation, adding:
"Dewet was never surrounded In
the position mentioned  but had   bis
retreat to the north upeu. Instrue- 01UT AT T "DHV
tions in the nature reported were lOlilii.ijijirUA.
neve*- given or thought of. We treat
enemies who have surrendered with
every consideration."
Quarantine Officers are Now
I       Being  Sent to the
Has   Not   Yet   Occurred���Kitchener's
Counter  Measures.
Capetown. Feb. 7.���The official report of the invttsion says that the
anticipated   invasion   by    Dewet   hns
not yet occurred   but   it   may be only I 	
delayed.    Although   there   is   no con-1
sideruble   movement, sniull   bodies   of   r>..,. iirm t~\      .,     .. ,,
men continue   to   dribble   across  the   Ully Will laKe NO More CaSeS
Orange river.    The   largest   of   these,
200 strong,   crossed   near Bangor station five days ago.
It is understood that the British
are trying to sweep the enemy towards Cape Colony along an extensive frontage with cavalry at each
end, clearing everything in their advance, and It is said that Genera] Health matters are attracting no
Kitchener is personally directing   the ' little attention in Nelson and the Koo-
Wlthouta Provincial
operations. From the southern districts troops are moving northward
in hopes of catching the republicans
between two forces,
New Tug Is the Most Powerful Vessel on the
The C.P.R. officials have decided on
a name for the new tug which has
been building at the shipyards for
several months. She will he called
the Valhalla and will be launched tomorrow afternoon. The craft will be
released on the ways about 2 o'clock
and as the event is of considerable interest a nuinoer of citizens will probably be on hand. The steamer Koka-
nee will run down to the yards on her
arrival in port nnd do picket duty in
the river to prevent the newly launched tug irom going down stream with
[be current into the rapids.
The Valhalla will be by long odds"
the most powerful craft on the inland
waters of the province. Heretofore
the Yra'r has headed the list in point
of towing capacity but the Valhalla
outclasses her by 50 per cent. The
new boat will develop 400 horse
power. The boiler is 12 feet long and
11 feet in diameter while the engine
has cylinders of 14 inches and 30
inches with a 20 inch stroke, built to
work at a pressure of 160 pounds. She
will be lighted by an electric plant
from the Canadian General Electric
compuny of Peterboro. Thirty incan
descent lumps arc distributed over the
boat with a 400 c. p. searchlight provided with strong reflectors which
will cast a powerful beam of light.
Tne bout is painted white above
the water line and red beneath.
She is 100 feet in length und is unusually roomy for a ciuftof her class.
The material used in construction wus
coast fir and cedar, and throughout
the frame is stoutly reinforced. The
interior is finished plainly but neatly
in cedar and if necessary a couple of
dozen passengers could he accommodated. She will carry a master and
mate with live men.
The strong point alicut the Valhalla
is her towing capacity. Whon she
was projected it was intended to build
a tug which would be capable of handling two barges in any weather nnd
the designers believe this has been accomplished in the Valhalla. She draws
eight feet of water which will give
her a degree of stability and seaworthiness in heavy seas not possessed
by any of the other boats now in the
towing service. Tho Valhalla was
built under the direction of .1. Bulger, foreman ship cuipenter, and the
machinery wus installed by I). Step-
lions, port engineer. The craft promises to be a monument to the auillty
of both men.
St. Petersburg, Feb. 7. ���A competent authority hus authorized thi! As
SOolated Press to publish Russia's denial of the story that the czar's government Is demanding thirty million
taels as the price for the restoration
of Miinchuriu to China. This Is altogether false. "Russiu like othei
powers," said tho Associated Press
correspondent's informant, "Is asking
compensation for damuges sustained
and expenses incurred, but I venture
the prediction thnt the whole world
will acknowledge when the facts can
be properly divulged that Russia's demands are exceedingly moderate compared with those of the other powers. "
Rome, Feb. 7.���King Victor Emmanuel Is confronted with a tusk of
great difficulty owing to the chaotic
state of tho parliamentary parties.
The majority which defeated the government yesterduy consisted of a
transitory coalition of the members
of the right nnd of the left, only the
Rudinl group supporting the govern
ment. The socialists opposed the cabinet because they considered It not
sufficient IV liberal, while the rightists accused it of lacking a coherent
policy and of yielding to the socialists.
Are you in want'.' If you are, tell
the people, through The Miner want
column, what you are in want of.
You'll get It. (
tenays generally at the present time.
The reports of the existence of small
pox on the Washington side of the international boundary line ure the direct cause of the interest manifested,
and it is safe to predict that shuuld
the disease succeed in passing the
quarantine again this winter the local
authorities will be in much better
shape to grapple with tbe difficulty
than was the case last year. The establishment and maintenance of the
quarantine at the boundary line hus
passed out of the hands ol the provincial authorities Into those of. the Dominion government, aid a couple of
appointments have been made in connection therewith. Yesterduy a Nelson
man was notified by wire of bis appointment as quarantine officei at Ry-
kerts on the Nelson ,t Bedlington
roud. This will guard the entry
point to the Kootenays from tbe Idaho frontier, while Perry Wright is
now on duty at Wane's in a similar
capacity. As far as can be learned the
Dominion has issued no proclamation
with regard to the conditions affecting persons crossing the boundary into the province. Under the regime of
the provincial health authorities persons entering the province were required to exhibit certificates of vaccination and statement! signed by the
health authorities at the point from
which they hailed to the effect that
they had not been exposed to infection. As a result of these precau'ious
the disease wus kept out of British
Columbia, und li Is fair to assume
thnt similar regulations will be established under the Dominion administration. The fact that the duties of
health officers nt the boundary were
of un international nature led to the
Dominion authorities taking over tho
charge of the quarantine.
in connection with the smallpox
question it may be stated that the
course of the provincial authorities in
regard to last year's outbreak, if this
term is applicable to the ont-case with
which the local officials had to deal,
seems to be anything but businesslike.
The province inclined obligations
in Nelson aggregating 82,000, not a
cent of whicli bas been paid as yet,
although repeated applications have
been made by tile paities to whom
the money is due for services rendered
t.nd supplies furnished. Tbe situation is aggravated by the  lact that at
the last session of the legislature an
appropriation was made covering the
outlay. The attorney-general holds,
however, thut the city wus liable lor
tbe expenditure, hence the delay. As
a result it is probable that should ft
similar Base arise in tin future, the
patient will nut be permitted to enter
the city limits undei uny conditions
other than un express agreement that
the province would meet eveiy cent
of expense incurred. Asa matter of
fact the civic authorities would be
justified In resorting to any measure,
however extreme, to prevent a smallpox case com'ng into the city under
any conditions, anil it would surprise
no one if this couiie was udopted
should the emergency arise.
Tho city is now considering the
matter of erecting an isolation hospital, und application   bus been made to
the government for u site on which to
plucc the building. The corporation
already hns a couple of buildings on
the park reserve which were used lust
year, but their remoteness from witter and sewer sei vice is a great drawback coupled with which is the fact
thnt the buildings could only be used
for one particular class of disease.
When the new building is constructed
It is proposed to arrange tbe interior
so that alter a patient suffering from
any infectious disease is removed the
premises can be thoroughly and quickly disinfected ami used Immediately
for another patient without danger of
infection from the original disease
treated. Nelson is remarkably freo
from Infectious disease but citizens
generally will support the municipal
authorities in preparing for any contingency which may occur.
Dr. Lallan, local medical health olll-
ccr, recommends every citizen, who
bas not already taken   the precaution,
to be vaccinated ut once,   within the
next few days the school children
throughout the city who were not vaccinated last winter, will be required
to undergo the operation. This step
is In the ordinary course of preventative measures. The experience of last
year In dculing with smallpox wns of
consldeiable value to the local authorities, whose course of action in an
outbreak at any future time will be
guided hy tho knowledge gnlncd m
the past.
About that second hnnd article of
yours. You'll sell It If you'll ndvcrtlse
it In The Miner want column. Sm
Nelsom Dailv Miner, Fripay,  Februrav 8, 1900
The Nelson Miner
Pabliahed   Every Morning  Except   Monday
���BY TUB-
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Subscriptions invariably in advance.
All (.'hecks should be made payable to the
2rdor   of   Nklbon    Poblibrino    Comimny
Mr. Charles A. Gregg, late of the
Victoria Colonist, will today assume
the editorial management of The Miner. Mr. K. C. Beaton, who has been
connected with The Miner for the past
year, assumes the duties of business
The authorities are right in taking
prompt measures at the first approach
of danger from such a scourge as
smallpox. The expense is not great,
and, though individuals may suifer
some trifling inconvenience, no safe
guards can be too strong to save the
community from even the chance of
infection. A smallpox scare, not to
mention an epidemic, would do great
injury to all the interests of Nelson
In this connection it may be mentioned that the Provincial government
have treated the city in a most mean
and miserly fashion over the solitary
case treated here during the scare
last year. The patient was a waiter
on one of the steamers, he was not a
resident of Nelson and had contracted
the disease in Seattle. The civic authorities could have, had they wished,
prevented the man from landing, but
out of compassion quarters were found
for him outside the city limits where
be received the best care and attention, finally recovering. The case
was one which properly came under
the Provincial jurisdiction, and was
only taken up by the city because immediate relief was necessary. The
government provided an appropriation
covering the amount, but have since
refused to pay it. This parsimonious
behavior may at any time have serious results for the next unfortunate
man who finds himself in a similar
"������"* ���   i"
One of These
Whittaker's Almanac.
The    N. Y. Woi   Almanac.
Canadian Almanac.
New  Vork Clipper  Annual.
Office Diaries, 1901.
The Great Boer War. By
A. Coiian Doyle. Cloth,
The Eldredge B. Sewing
Machine.    (Ball Bearing.)
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
K.-W.-C.  BLOCK.
���Br***t��fc*H *0***^*W ���enV**W-e%*-t AmAm AuAu A-mA-m fttt
t Crow 6 Morris!
Flora de Vineda
Vallens 6 Co.
Two choice  cigars, well  known
all over the world.
Will   give   most   enjoyment"[to
people who know a good
j Tie Qi
i Bakeb Street.
By the week from $5 to $6.
By the day 81.00.
Is it Common Sense
to pay from $50 to ��G5 for a
Sewing Machine
when half that amount will get one ?
If you have any idea of buying a machine
�� it will be dollars saved you to investigate the
merits of the
High arm, Vibrating  Shuttle, Lock Stitch,
Light Running, fitted with Complete Set of
Attachments, and carries the Hudson's Bay
J| Company's Guarantee for Five Years,
Four Drawers, with Top Quartered Oak, $30
Drop Head,       ......    $32
Wholesale Houses
A parallel has frequently been
drawn between our late beloved
Queen Victoria and the young Queen
Wilhelmina of Holland. Both ascended the throne while still but young
girls, und both married the man of
their choice. It rests with Queen Wll-
helmlnu to show If the parallel cun
be carried further. One cannot wiBh
a better lot to the Dutch peoplo than
to hope  that It will be.
Sandon, Feb. 7.���Roderick Cameron,
a miner ut the Iduho mine,wus killed
lust night. He was coming down from
the mine in u cur on tho gravity train,
when the cur jumped tin* truck throwing him out. Kill ling on u timber he
pierced his body and died un hour af
ter. He bus a wife nnd four or five
children at the concentrator.
And ud. lu Tbe   Miner want column
always brings results.
Rosslnnd, Feb. 7.���The Granny
smelter ut (Irund Forks commenced
operations ou  August   Slit   lust,   und
up to February 1, hud   treated  81,000
tons of ore, which prodnced :j,700 tons
of fifty per cent, mutte, valuud at
Thin signature In on every box or the gonulne
Laxative Bromo-Quinine t."""��
the remedy tbat rnrri ����� ��*n.*l tfl ���**�� <Hwr
('nvuats, Designs, Copyrights anil
Trade Murks obtained in Ounnda
and all foreign conn tries.
Roi'in 3, Hank of 'iritlsh North
America, Hustings HI reel, Vancouver.
h ul Estate and Insurance Agents.
Three lots and bungalow, B rooms
and bathroom, with all modern Improvements, electric light fixtures
complete, good locality, good view.
Situation, Hoover Street, near Josephine.    Easy terms.
Lot fl, Hlock fl, Hognstown, with .1-
roomed house, new, 8DS0.
Mill Street���Lot and 6-roomed house
with bathroom, modern conveniences,
plumbing complete, #1000; or rent for
f 2�� per mouth. j
i-pHOKl'K St CO. Limited���Coruer Vernon
X and Cedar dlrcuU, NoIhou���Manufaclur-
L-rri of and wholesale dealere iu aoruted waters
and fruit syrupa. Stole ugoiits for Halcyon Hot
8'jriiiKH miiierul water.   Telephone- 60._
JJl N. M. Cummins, Lessee���Every known
variety of soli, drluks. P O Jlox 80. Telephone
No. 31. Hoover Struct, Nelson, iiottloru of the
Curious til. Leon Hot Sprint's Miueral Witter.
C1ANK St MACDONALD (11. Cune, JaniOB
/ A Mucuonuld'���Architects and superiu*
umdeiiu, broken Hill Block, corner iiaker and
Ward Sireeis, Aelsou.
HJ. EV4.NS St 00.���Baker Street, Nel-
. son--Wholesale deulers in liquors, cl-
Karri, cement, lire brick and lire clay, water
pipe uud stool rails, and goueral commission
Whoiesale and retail dealers In grain,
hay, flour, teed. Mills at Victoria, New West
miuster; Edmontou, Alia. Elevators on Calvary aud Edmonton Railway. Manufacturer*
of the celebrated 11. 6c lv. brand cereals.
MAUDUNAIjU   & Co.-Coriiur  Fron
and   Hull  bLroota������ \\hulonalu  Krocure*
and jobboi'ri in  bliuikulH, kUivw, nut u, bouts,
rubbun-i, muckinuwN Utld uunuru' muitiinw.
JlW Ollluu cornur Hull und 1-rum, HiruuU,
i\o1moii���Lumbur, cuULiik. ilooring, und uvury
thing in wuud fur building uurnohOrj, Oct our
urluuM.   Coitus pun dencu HuliuiUid.
PliUHNd & Uo.-Huker ttlroot, Nulwii���
���   WhuluHiilu duului'M in fronh und curud
luuulh.   Cold riLoriiKc     	
W'~" itoT   rootiVnav   BUTCHER  CO,���
Jlnkor Hlruot, NuIhuii���Wliuluriulo duul-
orri In frunti mid uurtxl uiuuIh.
J   hinii'l.   NuIhuii ��� Wbuifwilo  daulniH  in
HUpUliUH,    HJHll'NllK    gOOilH.
hardware,  iuIiioi'h
oouvur HurdwaruUu, Ltd,) nv. �����������,
NoIhoii��� W'hyluHal-u  duulurH in   iiardwaro una
      (HuoouHHura lo Vun-
oouyur HurdwaruCu, LUl.jittikortitruot,
Hudson's Bay Stores
Put Us On
Your List...
We will see that you
are not disappointed
in superiotity of groceries, promptness of
delivery, or reasonableness of price.
From tempting breakfast foods to richest
materials for dainty
desserts, we will fill
your  wants  perfectly.
Kirkpatrlck 8 Wilson
mining NUpplioH, plumbum' and liimnnihr*' tmp-
jiuinlH, ollh and kI'*ks; ihitIiuiiIch' toolH.
AgoiitH foi Ontario Towdur Worku;   lyrnuiiitr
fpUHNKR, BKKTON ic Oo.-Cornor Vornon
X    nnd Johopbtno  tiLrooln,   NoIhoii���Whole-
*--'-     '���   " uerH, oigurH, und dry goodH,
  Hrowlng CJu. uf Mil*
am) iiulgiiry Urowlng Oo of Calgary.
HUIJBON'8 BAY Cu.-WholOHalo i
and Uquorn oto., Baker Street, I	
C~ IaLiKOHNIA WlKnc'uo.rLimilod-Conier
J Front nnd Hall atruotn, NuIhoii���whole-
huIo duulorn n wlncH (ouho and bulk), und
domoHtio and imported olgarH.
Bale dealora \a llqucrH, oigurH, und di    ,.	
AgonIh for Pabnl Browing Co. uf Mlfwuukoe
JY. OHIFFIN & CO.-Corner Vornon nnd
���    JOKOphlno   HI-rnrlH,   NoInuII       WIhiIihuIc
denlorH in provtuio
ured jo  t��, butter and
You should'Dt send out of town for
cards for yournelf or your husband
until you sec what The Miner can do
tor vou,
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
head offiok toronto,  ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage.
Apply to U. h. LENNOX   Baker  St
Coal and Wood.
Agenta Imperial Oil 0o. Ltd.
Crow's   Nest  Coal,   $6.16
Anthracite,    -    -   $10.76
No order can he accepted unlew
accompanied by cash.
Olllce Oorner Hill and Baker Streeia.
thjefboki m. I
Pursuant to the "Creditors' Trust
Deeds Act" and Amending Acts.
Notice is hereby given that John
Leask and Francis C. Bankin, carrying on business in tbe town of Cranbrook iu the Province of British Columbia, aB tailors and men's outfitters
under the firm and style of Leask &
Bankin, by deed of assignment for the
benefit of creditors, bearing date the
7th   day of  January,   luoi, made   in
Sursuance of the "Creditors' Trust
leeds Act" and amending acts, have
granted and assigned unto Creighton
Koss Palmer, of Cranbrook, liritish
Columbia, clerk, all the personal estate, credits and effects of the said
John Leask and Francis O. Bankin,
and of each of tbem (both partnership
and private) which may be seized
and sold under execution and all their
real estate and of euch of them In
trust to pay the creditors of the said
Leask tit Bankin, ratably a.id proportionately their just claims without
preference or priority according to
The said deed of assignment was executed by tne said John Leask ana
Francis C. Bankin, on the 7th day of
January, mm, and by the said Creighton Boss rainier on the Htli day of
January, 11)01.
All persons having claims against
the said Leask tit Bankin are required
to file with the trustee on or before
the 20th day uf January, liuil, full
particulars of liielt- claims duly verified, and the natu'-e** of the securities,
if any, held by tin. i i.
And notice lis hereby given that after the said 30th day of January 1901,
the trustee will proceed to distribute the assets of the estate among]
the parties entitled thereto, huviiigtj
regard to the claims only of which he
then shall have bad notice nml that
he will not be responsible for the assets or any part thereof so distributed to any person or persons of whose
claim he shall not then have had notice.
A meeting of the creditors will be
hold on Saturday the 20th duy ot January, 1901, at two o'clock in the afternoon, at the offices of W. F. Gurd,
solicitor, Baker street, Cranbrook,
B,  O.
Dated at Cranbrook, this 11th duy
of January, 1001.
W. F. (1UBD,
Solicitor for the Trustee.
Block   47,
Hall   and
81,000���Lots 14 to 31,
Hoover Street, between
81,250���-Lots 31 to 34, Block 42, corner Ward and Latimer.
8750���Lots 15, 16 and 17, Block 44,
corner Latimer and Kootenay,
8400���Lot 18, Block 440, corner
Latimer and Ward.
Lot 30x130 and 8-roomed house with
bathroom, pantry, and electric light,
corner of Carbonate and Stanley Sts.
Assume loan, 81400: cash, 81000; balance, 8000. Equal payments, three
and six months.
Lot 8, Block 23, 30x120 Nelson Avenue, Bogustown, 8200.00
Lot 12, Block 24, 30x120, Davies St,
Bogustown, 8225.00
Lot 31 and 33, Block 2,00x120, Hume
Addition, with house on same, 83,-
Lots 21 aid 32, Block 31; house on
each lot; all modern conveniences;
bringing in 825 per month each; Carbonate Street; 84,000.
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and Potter,
Nel inn. B. 0.
���'���'��� LiltaHHni
:0   I'M
' '  '   JmVS
L.   JSSiS
Our plcturos havo all the charm of
the person. They arc true us life,
yet without the faults of nature.
Baker Street.
Will pay the highest oasn prioe for all
kinds of seoond band goods. Will liny
or sell uny thing from an anchor to a
needle. Furniture, stoves, oarpnrta,
cooking uteusilB, bought In household
qnnntities. Also oast off clothing.
Oall and see ma or write. Address
Bllvei King Mike, Box 800, Hal)
Street, Nelnn, R. C.
3 ���)'     -  THE ^
I Nelson Clothing House f
Great Slaughter Sale for the
Next 30 Days.   -   -   ������������.-
I From 10 to 25 Per Cent I
IN order to make room for Spring Goods I have
decided to sell for the next 30 days, all goods in
stock at greatly reduced prices. A.l heavy
goods away down, cost not considered. And in
Clothing, Gent's Furnishings, Hats and Caps and
Boots and Shoes, I will give from 10% to 25% discount and all Rubber Goods at cost.
Now is the chance to partake of the best bargains in above mentioned goods ever offered in the
Koolenays. My stock is all new and up-to-date,
and the sale is genuine. So now avail yourself of
the best opportunity to get good goodsj at less than
wholesale prices.
Complete  Electric Equipments  for  Electric   Power   Transmission
Lighting for Mines, Towns, etc.    Electric Fixtures, Lamps,
Bells, Telephones, Annunciators, etc.
Houston Block.
Ladies' and Gents' Merchant Tailors and
Suits Hade to Order, Gleaned, Dyed, Altered and Repaired
Josephine St., Opposite Clarke Hotel.
Mall Orders Solicitod.
P. O. Box (84
Large number of Choice Building Lots adjacent to the line of their
Tramway. For price and terms of sale apply at the office of the Company, Macionald Block  corner of Josephine and Vernon Streets.
A. V. MASON. Secretary.
nv ol  the following tmnptoniHf
, WuiiknuHH, Haokaone, Homliicho.
Could wo renil tlio honrtu of womon, what a
vatil amount ot ruilrurliiK would lio oxiiOF-od.
Fkmalk WttAKNuss lint protlucod inoro In-
valldH atnonK women than any otlioi
Havo you an- -'  '���     ' "
Norvounnoi*!!,             .���  ,
"All Uone" Fueling. Hot FIiihIioh, Variable
Appotlto. Kt-HtlOHtinoRg, No Ambition. KaHlly
Kxoltod, Painful l'orio(ln, Boarlng-down 1'aliiH,
Lourhorrhoea, PlmplOB on tho race, 1'alunlu
the Loins. fiyesHuiikon. No Vital Energy, etc.
Wk Oan Oukk You. It mattorH not who has
treated and failed In ouringyou. Consultation
by Mall In Absolutely Free, and if curable wo
will toll you so. Don't lot aurgooiiH operate on
you. \y,<: oan oure you without cuttlug. Ot-R
Nkw Mk'i'hoii Tin.ATMKNi- Ix mild and plcax-
ant. Family Doctors havo treated you for
yoars, and yet you are not oureu���they only
belli you from time to time. Let uh ouro you
nt Youb Own Homk by our Now Method
Treatment.. Hundred** aro bong curod. Why
not you/ Wo will mall you our Symptom
Blank simply for the asking, and wo will toll
you free of oharge what we think of your
case. Remember, your letters aro kept Mnet ly
private and oonndontU\la and are answered In
once, onclOH-
�����.  W. II.
c-biugh, 111.
Pursuant to the "Creditors' Trust
Deeds Act" and Amending Acts,
Notice is hereby given that George
Bremner, carrying on business on
llaker street in the town of Cranbrook
In the Province of British Columbia, under the firm and style of
George Bremner tit Son, as general
merchants, by deed of assignment for
the benefit of creditors, bearing date
of the 10th day of January, 11)01, made
iu pursuanee of the "Creditors' Trust
Deeds Act" and amending acts has
granted and assigned unto Robert Edward Sherlock, of Lethbrldge, Alberta,
North West Toiritories, merchant, all
bis personal cstate,eredits and effects,
which may he seized and sold under
execution and all his real estate, in
trust to pay the creditors of the said
George Bremner & Son, ratably and
proportionately their just claims without preference or priority according to
law. ,
The said deed of assignment was
executed by the said George Bremner
and the bald Robert Edward Sherlock on the 10 ay of January, 11101.
All persons h .ving claims against
the said George Bremner tit Son are
required to file with the assignee full
particulars of their claims duly verified, and the nature of the securities If
any held by them, on or before the
8"th day of January,   A. D. 1001.
And notice is hereby given that after tbe said 28th day of Januiry, llitil,
the assignee will proceed to distribute
the assets of the estate among the
parties entitled thereto, having regard
to the claims only of whloh the assignee shall then have had notice, and
thnt the said assignee will not be responsible for tbe assets, or any part
thereof, so distributed to any person
or persons, firm or corporation, of
whose debt or claim be shall not then
have had notice.
A meeting of the creditors will be
held on Monday the 28th day of Jan-
uay, A. B. 1001, in the premises of
the said debtor, Baker street, Cranbrook, B. C , at the hour of two
o'clock in tho afternoon.
Dated nt Cranbrook this 14th clay
of January, A. D. 1001.
 Sollc,,��*' for tho Asslgne.     '
LU 171 ber..
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand of
Hough and Dressed
Mouldings, SashDeor*.
Inside Finish.
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber^
Mill nt PILOT BAY. Tarda, MBL80H
connissioN aohnt.
noisoii.   Outlo-Morolnu * Neal.
Is prepared to neKoliate the sale st
developed mines, figs arranged f��r
dealing in shares on the Londo�� a.d
Montreal Stock Exchangee. Shares
bought aud sold iu London on margin.
Will take oharge of the interest, ot
absentee investors.
Oillee: Selous Block, Nelson, B. 0.
I plain sealed envelope.   Write st
Ing ���tamp for reply.   Address
MfiMH *  <�����. Ma. ,)   c
Mention tW�� p��pr
The Gait Coal office has
removed to the Ward Building, on Baker Street, two
doors west C.P.R. offices.
A full supply of Gait Coal
now on hand.
Tel. No. 263.
General Agent.
Baker Street,
NELSON.   -   -   B. O.
A. R. BARROW, a. m. l o.��
Provincial Land Surveyor.
Corner Viotorla and Kootenay Sta.
P. O. Box 589. Telephone No. 06
Civil Engineers and Provincial Land
^ O. Box Ut Meiion B. ft
^: Nelson Daily Miner, Friday, February 8,  1901
If Enforced May Save Money For
Gertrnde Thayer, whose acquaintance ive must confess the unhappiness
never.to have made, predicts cheerfully that the twentieth century woman
will "be able to go alone to the theatre and restaurant without the pain
ful necessity of dragging a man along
with her." The New Whatcom Reveille makes about ail that is necessary of comment when it says the man
will be relieved of the necessity of
paying the bills by way of compensating him for the loss of her company.
PosBibly tlertrude had never thought
of this. When a man asks a woman
if he may accompany her to the theatre, the idea that he is being dragged
along as a mere concession to the
proprieties, and is footing the bills
because the downtrodden person whom
he perhaps deemed to be at least sharing in a mutual favor has no right to
foot them, although dying for the
privilege, is something new.���Tacomu
An ad. in The Miner  want   column
always biings results.
REV. J. G. SI1EARER, Traveling
Organizer of the Alliance, will visit
Nelson next Sunday.
Sunday, 11  a. m.���Baptist  Church.
Sunday, 3:4.-) p. m.���Mass Meeting,
Congregational Church.
Sunday, 7:30 p. m,���St. Paul's Presbyterian Churoh.
Character eadiii Like a Magician's
Science has in many ways awakened
io man's aid and is revealing the innermost secrets of his nature. She
has enlisted the elements of earth
and heaven in her service.
During the last week Rheo was ob
liged to turn away many who sought
interviews and so has decided to pro
long her wait in Nelson. Her success
speaks for itself. Her character delineations are correct and ber prophesies made in many different parts
of the world have come true in nura
berless cases. It iB not necessary
to canvass at length the foundation
upon which this knowledge of future
events is based, observation of the
repeated occurrence of particular
marks or signs in the hand has served to furnish the data for making predictions. Careful examination, through
identification and generalization
were the processes by which tbo laws
of scientiflo prediction were arrived
Rheo will give readings from 10
a. m. to 8 p. m. every day except
Sunday. Fee 81.00. Readings with
chart S3.00.
Ceylon and India Tea
There is nothing artificial ahout these Teas* The
purity is unquestioned, the flavoiwis delicious, the bouquet
is a revelation* If you have never tasted British grown
teas a treat awaits you- Japan tea drinkers, try Ceylon
A Snap! Por Sale, $2000 Cash
g}4 miles from Nelson, on Kootenay River; 77^
acres; j4 mile river frontage; 8 acres cleared; good
garden; apple trees bearing (io); strawberries and
other small fruit; 6 buildings; good house, stable,
barn, root house; large hennery and runway; line
fenced; plenty of timber; creek; light wagon, and
rough timber. Also household effects���cook stove,
bedding, carpets, etc., and a quantity of carpenter's
tools. Large float, and when in place steamers will
stop in front of house.    Clear title.
R. W. DAY, - - = Agent.
Protect Your
Best   Faculty
and Save
Your   Sight.
W. J. HARVEY, P, O. M. C. /., ProfonHor of Aphtholmologr, Doctor of Optics
and Scientific Optician, of Toronto, has given sight to thouB-i ds that were MifTering from
almOBt total bllnanoHH. Peoplo aftiicted with Weak KyeR, Head.iches, Pains* in the Head, Eyes
Crossed or Diverged, Double or Indistinct Vision, Loss of Muscular Power, or any Eiiorof
Refraction of the Eyes, will be given a freo consultation.
Glas^oH fitted to niiy night under a positive guarantee of sa'isfaction.
AT M'LEAN'S DRUG STORE until Saturday, February 0th.
Hours 10 to 12 and 2 to 5.
4 40 $$w4LUliv
At/ CdsL4i*Mrti/ *h &M'
* The Palm
Tea and Coffee Parlors,
K. W. C- Block,
Phone No.
We have just received a large
order of Lowuey'u Finest Chocolates and Boa Bona, and guarantee all of our customers fresh
goods aud FULL WKIQHT at
reasonable prioes.
Choice fruit always on hand.
We also carry a fine line of
Tea and Coffee Parlors in connection.
PHONE NO. 154.
W. Q. Browne, *<*,
relatives afflicted with the Dis
eaBe of Drunkenness ? We have
a sure cure which can lie given
with or without the knowledge
of the patient. Send for particulars, enclosing 2 cent stamp
for reply. Address Dr. W. 11.
Saunders tit Co., Chicago, 111.
Telephone 261.
Atlantic S. S. Lines.
From Portland, Mn.
Allan Lino Sicilian Fob 111
Alluii l.lnn Tunisian Fob 28
Dominion Lino Dominion Fob IU
Dominion Line Cambruninit Fob 'il
From Ut. John
Boavor Lino l.nke Hegastlo ' Fob If,
Buavcr Linn l.nkii Sii|ipi lor Fob 22
Boavor Lino Lako Ontario March 1
Boavor Lino Hummer* cull at llallf ix ono
any later.
From BoHtnn
Dominion Lino Now F.nglund H oh 27
Cunard Lino Saxonla Fob 22
Cunard Lino Ivornla,. March u
From Now Yori
Cunard Lino Umbrla  Fob 1(1
I'unitid Lino Sen-la  Fob Zi
Cunard Lino ICtrurla March 2
Whito Star Lino MajMl lo Kob 20
Whito Star Lino Oceanic Fob 27
American Line St. IjOuIh Feb 20
Ainorioan Lino Now York Fob 27
N. &.L. Ltthn Fob 211
N. G. L. Ivubjer Wilholm dor Urotmo, .March 6
Anchor Lino FumoHHla Fob 23 [
Allan State Lino Slnti of Nebraska... .March 1'
Puhhukch arrangod to and from all Kuropoan
points. For rat��H, tlokeji and full Information
apply to O. P. R. depot a[*ont or H. L. Drown
City PuHsongor ARont, NcIhoii.B. O.
Ganoral ��w>k. C.P.lt. Office*, Wlnnlnop,
Owners   having   claims   for
sale containing say
Less than 10 per cent Lead and
small Values Gold or Silver
are requested to forward par
ticulars as to approximate
quantities of ore in sight, assay values, amount of devel
opment work done, transportation facilities, names of locations, etc., to
B. C
Miners, Attention!
MARK   g
�����    .   Gutta Percha Water-proof Fuse has been
ff proved and not found wanting.
No miss-holes.   No running.
t The Canadian Bank of Commerce |
With Which 14 Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
Paid up   Capital,   $8,000,000;    Reserve   Fund,   82,000,000;
'     ~ !8 Over 805,000,000.
B. 8. WALKER, General Manager.    |
Aggregate Resources Over 865,000,000.
HON. GEO. A. GOX, President        " **""   "
London Office: 60 Lombard Street, B. C.
New York Office; 16 Exchange Place.
And 68 branchos in Canada and tho United States, including:
Atlin Greenwood Nelson Sandon
Cranbrook        Kamlooi*s New Westminster  Vancouver
Fernie Nanaimo Rossland Victoria
YUKON DISTRICT���Dawson and White Horse.
UNITKD STATES-NEW York, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Skaoway,
Savings Bank Department.
Deposits Received and Interest Allowed.   Present Bate 8 Per Cent
Nelson Branch.
GBANGE V. HOLT, Manager.
With plenty of our
nice, clean ware in
your kitchen, you will
find housework easy
and enjoyable. It lasts
for years, and is a
pleasure every day.
Besides, "things taste
so good" when they
are cooked in it.
Pint Door West of C.P.R. Offices.
J). J. DEWAR, J. P.
Notary Publio, Oonvejauoer.
82,350 buys 8-room house on Carbonate
St., central locution.
82100 bnys good house on Silica street,
nenr Kootenay.
81 550, good house near hospit.nl.
8"'()00 buys good house with large   lot
in Hume addition.    Easy terms.
8600 buys two  lots,   100x120, on   Mill
3-room   house,    Htinley it. ...8 8 00
a-room house, Mill  st  10 00
'S b��U Hw��  oddiMQn.,80 00
H. & M. BIRD
Agentl for Eureka rilneral Wool and
Aibeitoa Coinsurance Go. of North America, Mutual Life
Insurance Go., of New York, Quebec
Fire Assurance Go.
Mrs. Snowden's residence on Robson
street und three lots fenced und laid
down to lawns, fruit trees und gurden.
Hummer nnd winter hen houses,
woodsheds, etc. Also the furniture,
linen and crockery. Pure bred poultry, etc. Full particulars on upplicu-
Now houso on Water Street   115 00
4-Hooim*d cottage   on   corner of
Ward and Uorc Streets'.  18 00
0-Roomcd houso on   Mill Street;
new i all conveniences 825 00
Our Fresh Roasted Ooffee Best of
Qimllty, as follows :
Java, end Arabian Mooha, por pound I ML
Jam and Mooha Blend, 3 poundu  1 00
Pino Santos, InoundH  1 00
Santos Hlend. A pounds  100
Our SpeotalBlnnd, 0 pounde  100
Our Itlo Ilmirtl, II pound*  1(10
D, C-
Hold, Silver-Lead  and  Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.
FRBH MILLING GOLD properties wanted at once for Eastern
Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send
samples of their ore to the EXCHANGE for exhibition.
We desire to hear from prospectors who have promising mineral
claims In liritish Columbia.
Prospectors and mining men are requested to make the EXCHANGE their headquarters when in Nelson.
All samples should be sent by express, PREPAID.
Correspondence solicited.    Address all communications to
Telephone No. 104.   P. O. Box 700. NELSON, B. G.
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
Branch Markets in Bossland, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slooan City.
Orders by malt to any branch will have careful a-*M oromnt attention.
7-8 Inch dlam. $13.60 per 100 feet. For
immediate delivery in Nelkoa
end try a bottlo, a doKon, or a barrol nf
OALQARY BEER n�� it in the boot and
clHMuxiHt, on the markot. AIho try our
WINES,    LIQUORS     and     OIGARS.
TelephoM at. Baker St   NelaoD.B.C
Baker Street .Nelson,!
B. C.
Lot 12 in Hlock 2, in the City of Nelson,
with stone and brick block thereon, commonly known as the Houston Block. Said
lot bavins; a frontage of 50 feet on Baker
Street and a frontage ot 120 feet on~T.>re7
phin�� Street, with 16 foot lane at rear, will
be Sold by Public Auction subject to a reserve bid, on Monday, the nth Day of
February A. D. 1901, at the hour of two
o'clock in the afternoon sharp, .111 the Northeast corner of Josephine and Baker Sts.,
Nelson, B. C.
Terms: $5,000 cash at time of sale,
one-half of balance of purchase price on or
before 30 days from c'atc of sale, and other
one-half of said balance, on or before 60
days from date of sale.
All rents and other earnings of said
property will he received by vendors until
full purchase price is paid. Further terms
and conditions will be made known at time
of sale or upon application to
Nelson, B. C.
AUctioi) Sale J
Improved Real Estate ��� . .
. . . and Household Furniture
Acting under instructions from T. H. Graham
the undersigned will offer for sale a very desirable
7-ROOM COTTAGE on Robson Street, together
Tuesday, February 12th, at 2 o'clock p, m.
The cottage is designated as No. 176 Robson street, near
Stanley, and is built upon a lot 50x120 feet. It is fitted
with hot and cold water, bath and all modern conveniences,
and the lot is fenced, containing a lawn and a garden.
The property and furniture may be inspected on the
morning of sale.
TERMS, on the real estate : one-third cash, one-third in
six months, and balance in twelve months.
TERMS : on the household furniture, cash.
For further particulars apply to
Chas. A. Waterman & Co.
The Royal Bank of Canada.
Capital  Authorized,
Incorporated 1869.
$;t,iM>o,ottt>.oo 1
8'.', (MM). 000.0(1
-Capital  Paid-up,
Ile-U, #l,]Ou,mi��.tlO
���toard of Din-riot-*     rhomtw E. Kenny,   Prcsidont;   ThomaH Ritchie, Vlco-KreHldonL.
Wiley Smith   H.U. Bauld, Huiu IMvid MaoKoon.
Head Olllce, Halifax:
General Manager, Kd^on L. Peat-io, Montreal.
Superintendent of UranchoH. and Secretary, W. B. Torrance, Halifax.
Quebec���Montroal (City Office), Montreal
West Knd (('or. Noire Itiirnc and rieig-
iiouth Streets}] Weetmount (Cor. Ureenu
Nova ftcotla-Halifax Branch, Antigontah,
Bridge water, Uujnboio. Londonderry, but)*
eiii'uiK Mailland (Uar.Ui Co.), PJotOU. Port
Hawkobbury, Sydney, Shubonacadie,Truro,
New BruuMVtick ��� Bathurnt, Dorchcstor,
Krodericton, Kingston (limit Co.), Mem.-
Lon.NewcaHtlo.SaclmllQ, St, -John,Woodstock-
V.'Vx. lulaud���Charlottetown, suuitnei-Hlde.
Avenue ard St. Cathuriueri Street,
NOV! foundland ���St. Juhn'p.
-Tuba, WmI IndleH���HavaiKL.
I'.'ii-ted MUteH���New York (10 Kxcbungo Place
Republic, Wash.
Grand   Forks, Nanaimo,  Nelson,    Rossland,   Vancouver,
Vancouver East End, Victoria.
< orreHpondenCN t
Oanmln���MorclmnlH I^nnk of Canada.   Bom-ui-Natlonal Shawmut Hunk.  Chicago-HIiioIh
Trust and Hns Iiikh Hank.   Mini li-Nru-lM-o   1'if.t   National Hank.   LoimIoii,   Km. - Hunk   of
iLotlaud.   I'uriN. Vruiicr���Crodil LyonimlH.   Berniuda-Hfiiik of Rarnipda.   rliina and Ja*
pan���Uoiik Kong untl SliaiiKlial HanklnK ('orpurutlon.    Muokanr���Olil National Munk.
General Banking Buslneisi Transacted; Sterling bills ot bxctiaaxe  Bought
sua Sold, Letters of  Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts receivod on the most favorable terms,    Intmest allowed on speciul
deposits und on Himnx Bank acuouuts.
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson, B.O.
Notice is hereby given that in virtue of the Act of the
Dominion Parliament, 6^ and 64 Victoria, Chapter 103
and Chapter 104, the name of
will   be changed to
"TEbe IRo^al Bank of Canaba"
from and after
the  Second   day  of  January,   1901.
General Manager.
Halifax. 1st November, 1900.
West Kootenay Butcher Co,
Fresh   and    Salted   Heats
Fish and Poultry in Season
E.   O.   TRAVES,   Manager.
Baker Street, Nelson.
Orders by mall receive careful and prompt attention NEWS OF
Nelson   Dailv Miner,  Fripav,  February 8,
������? , nal'and family left last even-
\"g for the coast where they will
spend several weeks.
A billiard tournament ia being arranged to take place on tho new tabic
recently set up at the Athabasca saloon. I he prizes are a set of piped and
a handsome cue. The entries close
on Saturday night.
On Wednesday nl-jht a drunk ran
amuck in Fairview breaking windows
and creating trouble generally. A
resident of the suburb arrested the
man and brought him to the city lockup where he was hold until tuk'en in
charge.by the provincial authorities
whose     jurisdiction    the   caso
The carnival which is being got up
by the Ladies' Hospital Aid society
will be held on Wednesday next instead of Monday, as was at first intended. One of the features will be the
braiding of the May pole by four ladies iu costume anil four gentlemen.
Properly done the braiding of the
Maypole is a very pretty sight and is
so far a novelty in Nelson.
The committee in charge of the Nelson Operatic Society ball are meeting
with great success in the sale of
tickets and from present indications
the ball promises to be the most enjoyable of the season. The ladies
who are lending so much assistance
will meet at 3 o'clock this afternoon
at the residence of Mrs. VV. J. (Joepel.
Arrangements will then be made for
the supper which is to be one of the
features of the affair.
Yesterday's sittings of the supreme
court was taken up with the case of
Brackman tit Ker vs. Oppenheimer, an
action arising out of a deal in hay.
The plaintiffs were represented by S.
S. Taylor and defendant by F. Elliott
and Charles Wilson of "Vancouver.
The evidence for the plaintiff was put
in during the day, after which an
adjournment was taken till tbis morning. The special jury empanelled on
the case included N. T. Macleod,
John Cholditch, T. M. Ward, P. Chap
man, T. J. Sims, J. Dover, A. H
Gracey and F. Irvine.
Rev. B. B. Hlythe Will Tell His Experiences Next Monday.
The citizens of Nelson will have an
opportunity on Monday evening next
of listening to a lecture on the Boer
war.by one who spent some months in
active service in South Africa. Last
winter when the call e.tme for men to
form the second contingent Mr.Hlythe,
then a member of the graduating class
of the Congregational college ot Montreal, enlisted as a gunner in "E"
Mattery. R. C. A. Upon arrival at
Capetown he was gazetted corporal
and as such served with the contingent until he became the victim of enteric fever and was invalided to England. While at Cowes Corporal Hlythe
was selected to prepare and deliver
the nddrels to Queen Victoria���a duty
which was din-barged In such an able
and graceful manner as to win a high
compliment from her   late  Majesty.
Mr. Hlythe comes to Nelson after an
extensive lecture tour through Ontario
and Quebeo, where his scholarly aud
realistic relating of his experiences
was highly spoken of by the press.
As war correspondent for the Montreal Witness many of his articles
have been read throughout the country.
The lecturer will arrive tonight en
route to Victoria and on Sunday evening will preach in Emmanuel church.
On Monday evening he will give his
popular lecture on the war. No one
should miss this opportunity of learning something of the Boer war. from
one who has proven himself to be a
successful student, a brave soldier,
and a deservedly popular lecturer.
(BY-LAW NO. 87.)
A By-law to raise 879,000 for the purpose of paying off  advance made by
Bank  of   Montreal   on   Debentures
WHEREAS By-laws Nos. 08, 89, 70,
71, and 72 of the by-laws of the City
of Nelson being respectively a by law
to raise 115,000.00 to" extend the water
works system,a bylaw to raise 815,000.-
00 to extend and improve the electric
light system,a by-law to raise 820,000.-
00 to extend the sewerage system,a bylaw to raise SL'O.ooo.oo to improve tbe
streets within the City of Nelson and
a by law to raise 30,000.00 for purchasing a road making plant were duly
passed, and debentures issued thereunder for tlie respective sums mentioned In said by-laws in all tne sum
of 178,000,00, but said debentures so
issued remain unsold.
And whereas said debentures so
issued and unsold were hypothecated
to the Bank of Montreal as security
for an advance thereon of 870,000 for
the purposes in the said by-laws recited.
���ure of
i. in
8 o'clock a. m. and 4 o'clock
Nelson, B
City Clerk.
C, February 5th, 1901.
whereas   a   petition has
Laxative Bromo-Quinine removes the cause.
Victoria, Feb. 7.���The keeper of a
cigar store near the outer wharf says
a man resembling Waldon, the missing accountant of San tjuentin penitentiary, California, was in his stoie
immediately before the sailing of the
Miowera for Australia on January 11.
He was accompanied by a woman and
two children.
presented to the Municipal council of
the corporation of the City of Nelson, signed by the owners of nit least
one-tenth of the value of tbe property
iu the said city, as shown by the last
revised   assessment    roll,
(BY LAW NO 88.)
A By-law to raise 821.000 to pay over
draft due tbe Bank of Montreal and
accumulated interest.
WHEREAS, a petition has been presented to the said Municipal council
of tbe corporation of the City of Nelson signed by tbe own. is of at least
one-tenth of the value of the real
property in the said city, as shown by
the last revised assessment roll, requesting the said council to introduce
a by-law to raise the sum of ttventy-
one tbousand(821,000.00)dollarsfor the
purpose of paying off the Indebtedness
due by the City of Nelson of the Bank
of Montreal by way of overdraft and
accumulated interest.
Wnereas, it is deemed  expedient to
borrow  the   said sum of  twenty-one
thousand (821,000.00) dollars (whioh is
I the amount of the debt Intended to be
bcon [created   by this  by-law) for the
Advertisements inserted nnder this head at
tbe rate of ono oent a word per insertion. No
advertisement taken for loss than 25 oonta.
Situation Wanted advertisements inserted
three times free of charge.
FOR   RENT.���Cellar.
Bank of Canada.
Apply     Royal
8100,000.00.-1 want a GOLD mine
netting 8100,000.00 annually. Free
milling gold properties wanted. Send
price, terms, full report, etc., to Andrew F. Kosenberger. Nelson, B.
Oi, Room 4, K.-W.-C. Block. Phone
Winter Carnival
Curlin? Bonspiel
the only place in British Columbia
where prospectors oan exhibit samples
of their ore to the mining public. No
charges made for exhibiting your ore,
and listing your propelty. Room 4,
K.-W.-C. Hlock, Nelson, B. C. Phone
Eight Curling Contests
Ubder the Auspices of theKoote-
nuy Curling Association.
Tramway Team Won tint���Tie When
Time Was Called.
Oue of the best hockey games of
the season took place at the rink last
night when teams representing the
militia company and the Tramway
company '6 staff. At tbe end of the
stipulated time each team had scored
three goals, and it was agreed to play
off the tie. In tbe extra time the
Tramway men scored, winning the
game.    The players were:
Tiamway. Militiamen.
W. Champion... .goal. .Sergt. J. Wadds
Ford point..Lt. G. S. Beer
V.   Mason... .cover. .Pte. O. Wilson
Dunne forward. .Pte.McHardy
Hawkins....       "      ..Pte.  Downey
Ault        "     ..Pte. Coxhead
Pullen        "      ...Pte.  Hunter
The Tramway company held a ear-
to bring the combatants home, wbich
was much appreciated.
Ottawa, Feb. 7.���A caucus of Conservative members from Quebec chose
F. D. Monk, M. P., as first lieutenant
to Borden. Tupper has resigned his
seat in the house next to Borden to
 ,   requesting
the said council to introduce a by-law
to raise the sum of seventy-nine thousand (870,000 oo j dollars for the purposes
of paying off the indebtedness to the
Hank of Montreal and interest thereon
for which said debentures are so
And whereas it is deemed expedient
to borrow the sum of seveoty-nine
thousand (879.000.00) dollars (which is
the amount of the debt intended to bo
created by this by-law) for the purposes aforesaid.
And whereas, the amount of the
whole rateable real property of the
said city, according to the last revised assessment roll, is two million,
sixty-five thousand, four hundred
(82.0(15,400.00) dollars.
And whereas, it will be necessary to
ra.se annually by rate the sum of
(80794.00) dollars 'for paying the said
debt and interest.
Berlin. Feb. 7.���Tho war office has
received the following despatch from
Count von Wnldersee: "Pekin, Feb.
7.���General von Trotha's column has
arrived at Chang Ping Hu, reaching
there today."
You shouldn't send out of town for
cards for yourself or your husband
until you see what The Miner can do
for you.
Chicago, 111.. Feb. 7.���President
Warren O. Purvy of the Chicago R. I.
tit Pacific railway, loday made an
absolute denial of a widely circulated
report that the Rock Island system
had acquired a controlling interest in
the Mexican Central railroad and added: "No such action is
Phair.���A. D. Charlton, Portland;
W. F. Uullois, Slocan; Frand Quinn,
Toronto; II. Van A. Switzer, Toronto; Howard Chapman, Victoria; Angus Mclnnes, A. Sproat, New Denver;
J. Howes. Silverton ; E. R. Atherton,
Sandon; John G. Sullvan,Trail; i\ L.
Hutchins, Toronto.
Hume.���C. A. Gregg and wife, Victoria; W. F. Irwin, Vancouver; J. C.
Garretson, Portland; Sam Newswander, F. Conright, Mrs. J. McLeod,
Charles Plowman, Kaslo; C. A. Car-
mon, Vancouver; 0. W. Moore, Trail;
K. McLean, C. W. McAnn, W. N.
Brayton, Kaslo.
Queens.���D. A. McKinnon, Sandon;
J. Wilson, Creston ; A. Forrester, Robson; J. R. Hardie,.Pulaski, N. Y. ;
D. E. Campbell, Rossland.
Toronto, Feb.7.���Ex-Alderman John
Shaw appeared before th�� city council yesterday and asked for an inves
tigation into charges made that R. J.
Fleming, Frank Spence and himself
had entered into a deal in relation to
the mayoralty contest and had attempted to traffic in civio offices. It
was leferred to the board of  control.
Are you in want? If you arc, tell
the people, through The Miner want
column, what you are in want of
You'll get it.
Feb.    7.-
London, Feb. 7.���King Edward,
Queen Alexandra and other members
of the royal family arrived in London
at four o'clock this afternoon. They
drove in four open carriages over the
same route that Emperor William of
Germany traversed on Tuesday. In
their Majesty's carriage was the
Princess Victoria and Prince Edward
of York. The King was In civilian
clothes and the ladies of the party
were closely veiled. Little Edward
was in a sailor's uniform and bareheaded. An escort of Horse Guards
preceded the royal carriages, the
progiess of which was marked by
considerable cheering from the spectators.
It is a mystery why women endure
.Backache, Headache, Nervousness.
Sleeplessness, Melancholy, Fainting
and Dizzy Spells when thousands
have proved thnt Electric Hitters will
quickly cure such troubles. "I suffered for years with kidney troubles,"
writes Mrs. Phebe Cherley, of Peterson, Iu., "and a lame back pained me
so I could not dress myself, but Elec
trie Bitters wholly cured me, and, although 73 years old, I now am able to
do all my housework. " It overcomes
Constipation, improves Appetitie,
gives perfect health. Only 50 cents at
Canada Drug A Book Co.
Consult W. J. Harvey,    F. O. M. 0.
I., about those headaches, cross  eyes,
or the fitting of   spectacles   that   aie
absolutely   correct at McLean's   I)rugi
Saturday,   February   9.
and 2 to 5.
Store   until
Hours 10 to 12,
There's something In the want column of The Miner that will interest
you. ,	
Toronto. Feb. 7.���The Evening Telegram tonight sayB: "The Bteumship
Erie with the Strathcona* on board
has reached Cape Verdj Island. Colonel Steel and his men are expected to
arrive in London next Tuesday.
"On<* night my brother's baby was
taken witb Croup," writes Mrs. J. C.
Snider, of Crittenden, Ky., "it seemed it would strangle before we could
get a doctor, bo we gave it Dr. King's
New Discovery, which gave quick
relief and permanently cured It. We
alwayH keep it in the house to protect
our children from Croup and Whooping Cough. It cured me of a chronic
bron .hial trouble that no other remedy ��ould relieve." Infallible foil
Coughs, Cold*, Throat and Lung troubles. 50 cents nnd 81.00. Trial bot-
Wee freo at Canada Drug & Book Co,    I
Mr.George Buse of the Cosmopolitan
hotel Kaml'iopn, makes the following
statement in his letter to W. J. Harvey, F. O. M. C. I. : I am pleased to
be able to tell you that I am getting
the very best results from the spectacles which you fitted for me several
years ago,und I would not be without
them for many  times their cost.
German Syrup is the special prescription of Dr. A. Hoshee, a celebrated German Physician, and is acknowledged to be one of the most fortunate discoveries in Medicine. It
quickly cures Coughs, Colds and Lung
troubles of the severest nature, removing, as it docs, the cause of the affec-
ton and leaving the parts in a strong
and healthy condition. It is not an
experimental medicine, but bas stood
the test oi years, giving satisfaction
in every case, which its rapidly increasing sale every season confirms.
Two million bottles sold annually.
Bobche's German Syrup was Introduced in the United States in 1808,
and is now sold In every town and
villnge in the civilized world. Three
doses will rellove any ordinary cougY
Price 75 cents. For Sale rm w "
Now, therefore, the Municipal council of the corporation of the City of
Nelson in council assembled, enacts
as follows:
1. It shall and may be lawful for
the mayor of the corporation of the
City of Nelson to borrow, upon the
credit of the said corporation, by way
of debentures hereinafter mentioned,
from any person or persons, body or
bodies corporate, who may be willing
to advance tho same as a loan, a sura
of money not exceeding on tbe whole
the su'n of seventy-nine
thousand (879,000.00) dollars, aud to
cause all such sums so raised or re
eeived to be paid into the hands of
the treasurer of the said corporation,
for the purpose and with the object
hereinbefore recited.
2. It shall be lawful for the mayor
of the said corporation to cause any
number of debentures to be made, executed and issued for such sunt or
sums as may be required for the purpose and object aforesaid, not exceeding, however, ihe sum of seventy-nine
th juwind(879,ono.0(l)dollara-each of the
said debentures being of the denomination otone thousand(81000 00)dollars
and all such debentures shall be foaled with the seal of the corporation
and signed by the mayor thereof.
3. The said debentures shall bear
date the first day of April, A. D.
1901, and shall be made payable in 20
years from the said date, In lawful
money of Canada, at the office of the
Hank of Montreal in Nelson aforesaid,
which suid place of payment shall be
designated by the said debentures,aud
si: all have attached to the coupons
lor the payment of interest, and the
fignatures to the interest coupons may
he either written, stamped, printed or
4. The said debentures shall bear
interest at the rate of five per cent per
annum from the date thereof, whioh
interest shall be payable semi-annually at the said office of tbe Bank of
Montreal in Nelson aforesaid, in lawful money of Canada, on the first day of
April and the first day of October
respectively, in each year during the
currency thereof, and shall be expressed in said debentures and coupons to
be so payable.
5. It shall be lawful for the mayor
of said corporation to negotiate and
sell the said debentures or any of
them for less than par; but In no case
shall the said debentures or any of
them be negotiated or sold for less
than ninety-five per centum of thair
face value, including tbe cost of negotiating and sale, brokerage and other
Incidental expenses.
II. There shall be raised and levied
in each year during the currency of
said debentures the sum of thirty-
nine hundred and fifty dollars(83,980,-
oi) i fin- the payment of interest and the
sum of twenty-eigbt hundred and forty four dollars (82,844.00) for the payment of the debt due under the said
debentures by a rate sufficient therefor on all the rateable land In the
said municipality.
7. it shall be lawful for the said
municipal council to re-purchase any
of the said debentures upon such
terms ns may be agreed upon with the
legal hoi 'n- or holders thereof, or
any part thereof, either at the time
of sale or any subsequent time or
times, and ail debentures so re-pur-
chahed shall forthwith be cancelled
and destroyed, and no re-Issues of
debentures so repurchased shall be
made in consequence of such re-purchase.
8. This by-law shall take effect on
the date  of the final passage thereof.
Dono   and  passed   In council at the
City of Nelson on the        day of
, A. D. 1001.
,   purposes aforesaid.
And whereas, the amount of the
whole rateable real property of the
said city, according to the last revised
assessment roll is twS million, sixty-
five thousand, four hundred (82,005,-
400.00) dollars.
And Whereas, it will be necessary
to raise annually by rate the sum of
81,800.00 for paying the said debt and
Now, therefore, the Municipal council of the corporation of the City of
Nelson in coui.cll assembled, enacts as
1. It shall and may be lawful for
the mayor of the coiporation of the
City of Nelson to borrow, upon the
credit of the said corporation, by way
of debentures hereinafter mentioned,
from any person or persons, body or
bodies corporate, who may be willing
to advance the same as a loan, a sum
of money not exceeding the whole,
the sum of twenty-one thousand (821,-
000.00) dollais.and to cause all sums so
raised or received to be paid into the
hands of the treasurer of the said corporation, for the purpose and with
the object hereinbefore recited.
2. lt shall be lawful for the mayor
of the said corporation to cause any
number of debentures to be made, executed and issued for such sum or
sums as may be required for the purpose and object aforesaid, not exceeding, however, the sum of twenty-one
thousand (821,000.00)do]lars ;each of the i
said debentures of the denomination
of one thousand dol)ars(81,000.00) and
all such debentures shall be sealed
witb the seal of the corporation and
signed by the mayor thereof.
3. The said debentures shall bear
date the first day of April, A. D.
1001, and shall be made payable in 20
years from the said date, in l.iwful
money of Canada, at the office of the
Bank of Montreal in Nelson aforesaid,
which said place of payment shall be
designated by the said debentures,
and shall have attached to them coupons for the payment of interest, and
the signatures to the interest coupons
may be either written,stamped, printed or lithographed.
4. The said debentures shall bear
interest at the rate of five per centum
per annum from tbe date thereot,
which interest shall be payable semiannually at the said office of the Bank
of Montreal in Nelson aforesaid, in;
lawful money of Canada, on the 1st
day of April and the 1st day of October respectively, in each year during the currency thereof, and shall be
expiessed in said debentures and coupons t�� be so payable.
5. It shall be lawful for the mayor
of said corporation to negotiate and
sell tbe said debentures or any of
them for less than par; but in no"case
shall the said debentures or any of
them be negotiated or sold for less
than ninety-five per centum of their
lace value, including the cost of negotiating and sale, brokerage and
other incidental expenses.
6. There shall be raised and levied
in each year during tbe currency of
said debentures the sum of ten hundred and fifty dollars, (81,050.0())for the
payment ot interest and tbe sum of
Seven hundred and fifty-six (8756.00)
dollars for the payment of the
debt due under the said debentures
by a rate sufficient therefor on all tbe
rateable land in said municipality.
7. It shall be lawful for tbe said
Municipal council to re-purchase any
of the said debentures upon such
terms as may be agreed upon with the
legal bolder or holders thereof, or any
part thereof, either at the time of sale
or any subsequent time or times, aud
all debentures so repurchased shall
forthwith be cancelled and destroyed,
and no re-issue ot debentures so le-
purchased shall be made in consequence of such re-purchase.
8. This by-law shall take effect on
the   day of the final  passage thereof,
Done and passed in Council ut the
City of Nelson on the day of
, A. D. 1901.
FOR SALE.���Second   hand   piano   in
good   order.    Will be tuned   before
delivery.    Apply R. W. Day,   Turner-
Boeck block.
FOR SALE.���Lot on   Vornon   street,
bringing   In   ground   rent   of 825 a
month. 82000.    Apply R.  W. Day.
Randolph Stewart's new map, showing all surveyed mineral claims. 81.50
each. R. W. Day, Turner-Boeck
WANTED.���Postltion of  any   kind-
would prefer machinery or construe
tion work.    Address Mc, Miner Office.
WANTED.���Employment by   business
man with 20 years' experience.    Address Joseph Jones, Miner Office.
WANTED.���Position   as    waiter   on
steamboat   by an experienced   man.
Address A. S. Miner office.
WANTED.���Good strong   willing woman   wants  situation   as   upstairs
girl in hotel. Address G., Miner office.
WANTED.���Furnished     room     with
heat  and   privilege   of   bath,  near
Phair Hotel. Address It., Miner Office.
y to
il 12-16,
Hockey Tournament
For Senior, Junior  and  Ladies'
Championships of B.C.
Eld Buors Skating Kao:n
For   Provincial   Championships
and for Men mid Buys.
Cutter and Dog Races
In Trophies ana Prizes   $3,000
Rates of Single Fare for the Round Trip
On All Railways.
|jy For further pticimrlars soe posters and programmes, or address
Seoy. Carnival Committee,  Rowland,   B. O.
WANTED.��� Position      as     general
house servant  by woman.   Address
K.i Miner office.
WANTED.���Situation    by   man  and
wife, to  cook for a  camp, (experienced),   apply F. W., Miner office.
DO YOU   need   an experienced Bookkeeper  and    stenographer.     Write
W., Miner office.
Now Is Your
WANTED.���Every man or woman
. who wants anything, to make that
want known in this colmun. A Miner want ad always brings result.
TO  LET.���Clement-Hillyer
Apply Tramway  company's
During- this month we will sell Boots, Shoes
Rubbers at greatly reduced prices, and we
would invite you to come in early and secure a bargain.
Importers  of   Fine
FIRST-CLASS   Room and  Board,   in
private   family,   reasonable   terras.
Apply on Silica street, two doois west
of Ward.     .
WANTED.���The  reader to know that
if he  reads  tbis,  other people will
read his ad, in tbis column.
FOR   SALE.���Two    Smith-Premiers,
one Densmore, one Empire, good condition.    Apply   W. L. T., C.c-.R. Telegraph office.
and masquerade costumes made and
rented.    Green's    tenement   in  alley
between Josephine and Hall.
FOR SALE.���Any  amount of space in
this   column.    It   always brings results
TYPEWRITER For Sale.-Willlams'
machine, visible writing, neat type,
fast work, convenient case, only in
light use for short time, good value
at 850, will take 830 cash. Can be
examined at Miner office.
We carry a complete line of prize winners at tha World's Exposition* They arc tbe Patok
Philippe, AgaiiKiz. Longine. and last but not It-OHt the Kmplro, which arc the best value for the
money. Our line of American���Walthani, Elgin, IMiober-ilarnpden, is uU-o very complete. All
of abovo watches are positively guaranteed. Mono)- refunded in rose of failure) to satisfy.
Our watch repairing department is next to nono in America.
Manufactuhino Jewelers.
WANTED.���General    housework    by
good working   woman.    Will  wash
and   iron.    No   objection  to  leaving
city.    Address W. Miner office.
TRAINED NURSE  open   to  engagements.    Mrs. Seton, Silica Street.
HELP WANTED.���The Miner  wants
you to help swell   this column.    A
Miner want ad. always brings results
II your purchases does not by any means prove that you
tudying economy.    This apolies snpr-iaii�� i-~ *>-- ��� *
In  all
are s
nS ��f groceries,
FOB SALE!���A new house, ten rooms,
very convenient, with all modern Improvements.   Apply A. E. Clarke, corner of Stanley and Carbonate   Street.
WANTED.���Postion    as   assayer    by
young  man holding li. C. assayer's
certificate.     Experienced,    references
furnished.   Address  S, Nelson Miner.
AGENTS WANTED-Complete life of
Queen Victoria. Best book, best
terms. Outfit mailed on receipt of 15
cents. Address S. C. Miller tit Co..
Portland, Ore., U. S. A.
is applies specially to the purchas-
Groceries, as you know, can be purchased
a. auuusi any price���cheap goods for little money, and poor
goods lor less money. Cheap goods hre expensive at any
price, while poor goods are worthless, Then there are goods
termed high class, and good goods, also reliable goods.
High class goods, good goods, and reliable goods, we
constantly keep in stock. The other class of goods mentioned
are handled, but not by us. Therefore compare our prices
with the quality. The result will be, Hunter's goods are the
cheapest, and satisfaction assured.
by   W.   F.
If you don't like Blue Bibbon Tea it'i
benause you've never tasted it.
TO i'VKF. A  ��'��l.l�� IN ONE l��AV
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
Take notice that the above is a true
copy of the proposed by-law upon
winch the vote of the electors of the
Municipality will betaken: For the
East Ward at the City Police court,
on the cast side of Josephine street
between   linker and   Victoria streets*
u-r ih��e   ^e8t   Ward   8t  tn<= offl�� of
Hard Ill-others, on  the north   side  of
llaker    street,   between   Stanley and
Kootenay streets, in the City of Nel-
Take notice that the above Is a true
copy of the proposed by-law upon
which the vote of the electors of the
Municipality will be taken : For the
East Ward at the City Police court,
ou the east side of Josephine street,
between Baker and Victoria streets;
for the West Ward at the office of
Ward Brothers on the north side of
Baker street, between Stanley and
Kootenay streets, in the City of Nelson, on Tuesday, the nineteenth day I
of February, between the hours of 8
o'clock a, m. and 4 o'clock p. m. '
City Clerk
Nelson, B. C, February 5th, 1001.
Do you want some fine stationery���
letter paper and envelopes���with the
name of your home or "Nelson, B.
C.," printed thereon? The Miner can
supply you.
Groceries,  Crockery.
Nelson, B. C.
Stanley Street Rink
. .    ���, ,, .     ... i'��'��"���''"*��� i   Hii-ueis. in tne City of  Nel-I .
���������a uuum' immio quinine Tablets,   All   ������   _���   qs.-.j.-   tha   n|..i,..ii, ,i���_
drngatits refund the money If it f*ll> tocure.  ��2B*J"?   l��e����y. rc��inefeeD      *���*   FnfMfir* P**    "**    Cprtta
MoT* W.Owts." ���uguatureisen eaeb tan.' of Februaiy,   instant,  between  the CulT8DCe rGG   2&   cents.
DR. MORRISON, Dentist, has
moved to his new offices in
K.-W.-C. Block.
"A ''\arning Voice"
Is the title of an intoretttlng little book
��      .   that shown how
la LOST and how It may bo
It is sent seouroly scaled i plain en-
' velupe Free, on rocoipt ot it stamp for
, We are the leading npoclallstn in
ourlog uli casen of Kidney and Bladder
Trouble, Sexual Weakness and Impo-
tency, Syphilis, Gonorrhoea, Mght
Losses, Gleet and Strlcturo, quickly
end permanently. We have oured
thousands at thoir own homos. All
letters kept Btrlotly rlvato and an-
Hworod in plain ncnlf-5 onvelopo. Consultation by mail fr e. Write today.
Bta- 0, Chicago, 111-
heating Stoves
For wood or hard or soft coal.
The  largest   line  carried   by
any firm in Canada.
"Good   Cheer"  Ranges  and
Cook Stoves.   A complete line.
Call and be convinced that the only nlace to b������
Stoves  and   Ranges at  the  right^* >�� \g
Stock  of
We  must  have  room
WALL   .  ... _,.
and in order to do so we will give soeciil n.,��fa-.:       /���      .
for the next 30 days.    We-1|vtthl SlF" ** *��
for  our  Spring
Picture Pramlng and Room Mould ng In tk atv
Sign Painting and Ijjterlo^coratlng a 4cla"ty     C,ty
r     -   F. J. BRADLEY & CO
Josephine   Street,      .      .      Opposite   C��rke   HoteJ/


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