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Nelson,   British  Columbia, Saturday,   March 15,  1902
Eleventh  Year
men understand flu,. I also stato
that this is ��� ���' truo,for I and my wife
are both Americans, and his conversa-
tion was hclii with and before us. in I
justice to tile men ot the Molly Gibson
mine 1 must say I think this man
, Sherbert did a great wrong to all,.
Statements From the  Vlen at����a that there is very little  tiuth  in]
, tin) statements he has made. Every-
j thing was done for him that conld be
j done in a place like this.     As far  aB
/Vlcllle   Gibson
The Foreman and Cook Give
Their Versions of the
Editor Miner.���In justice to Mr. B.
Cortiana and the foreman of the Molly
Gibson mine I think I should tell
what 1 know abont the snow slide on
the Achille group, which is situated a
mile or more above and beyond the
Molly Gibson.
The first anyono knew of it waB
when tho man (liris Sherbert came to
the Molly Gibsou. I havo read his
statement in The Miner and I must
say that his story is very far from the
truth, and I feel that the facts should
be mado public. A man was sighted
coming over the hill, ami Louis
Cortiana sent a man to see if he waB
all right, or needed any help. Thinking the man was getting along all
right only waB taking his timo thc
miner wont back. Everyone knows
how impossible it is to see distinct!}'
when the enow is blowing, and lie
coula not see that the man was in distress. Chris Sherooit anived here
about 1 o'clook, soon after lie was first
sighted. All the men wero in the
mine nt the time, except throe night
shift men. Sherbert told us that his
partner was alive that moruing and
wanted us to go at once and dig hiin
out. The foreman thought it impossible that the man could be alive as it
had started to bluw and drift, but
Chris insisted tbat ho was, hnving
heard him while he was clawing out.
The foreman at onco went into the
mine to get the men together, and as-
soon as possible he and ten men
started for the Achille. . Sherbert
stated to me that there was at least
twenty foet of snow over the cabin,
but 1 knew that there oould not have
been so much, for tho men dug only
about twenty minutes, and Lowden I
think could have been got out alive if
Sherboit had mado any effort at all to
holp him. The nien as soon as they
got thoro pulled out a plank whieh
stuck up in the snow, releasing the
dog, who then crawled out of tho same
hole thut Chris did, and the dog and
Lowden weio very close togother. The
men dug Lowdon out, and finding
that be was dead wrapped him
iu blankets and left him there,
for they did not know what tho law of
the country was. Sherbert says that
bu started back up the hill, but got
played out. Re never left the Molly
Gibson bunk house until he started
for Nelson. When the men got back
he was mad because thoy had not
brougth tho body. The men then told
him that tliey would go back in tho
morning if he would tako tho responsibility. Then whon morning came
Sherbert ohanged his mind, and said
that when he got to Nelson hu would
inform the authorities,and thoy would
look after tho disposal of the body.
The men had all gone into the
mine  to   work   when   I told Sherbert
that I thought it was a disgrace to the
white race to leave a man and dug
them liko that. Thc dog had stayed
all night with tho body, lie said: "I
don't cure about tlio dog; he don't
amount to anything" Wc didn't think
that way, and induced him to have
tho men go back after the bouy. Then
Sherbert said he would ngreu to pay
the inon one hundred dollars for their
time. No one suid anything to him
about any pay. Many of this crowd
might not be able to speak the
English language very well, but I
never knew men try to do moro for
anyone than they did. Thoy fed him
and gavo him clothes, und in fact did
all that man ciuld do for unothor. Foi
him to say that ho was packed down
with snow, and seaicely had room to
turn seems strange, for he told us that
he could have lived in there for days,
und that he did actually go to sleep
there after the slide cam' down, which
is pretty evident as he did uot airive
at the Molly Gibson until 1 o'clock
p.m. Only about throe feet of snow
covered Sherbert, and over Lowden
ub about four or five, not moro, and
ho conld have been got out with very
little help. j
lie states he bnd trouble to make t tu- J
inhumanity goeB, Sherbert says himself he could hear Lowden and the
dog, but mado no attempt to get them
out. Lowdeu was found sitting on
tho iluor of the bunk witb his head on
bis arm, leaning against his bunk,
and had lots of room around bim. It
was a big surprise to all that saw him
how ho did uot escapo, with the space
around bim.    Yours truly,
Cook Molly Gibson mine.
Editor Miner,���In reading your
paper 1 notice an article on the llith
inst, also an editorial in this morn
ing's issue, ro tne snowslide on
Kokanee mountain which resulted in
the deaih of Fred Lowden and injuries
to Chris Sherbert, in which my
brother, myself and men come in for
quite a lot of criticism. I intended
writing you our statement of the case
yesterday, but wished to get all tbe
facts of tbo ease together first.
Tlic following is what occurred:
At 1 p.m. last Monday, the 10th inst.,
onu of our mon beard Sucrbert coming
down the mountain yelling. This
mm. immediately started out to help
him, but going up is not as easy us
coming down. The man went up
about 1100 feet and seeing that Sherbert kept coming down all the time
towards him, returned to the camp.
All tho ineu wore in tlie mino working. As soon as Sherbert arrived at
the camp, immediatly the cook, his
wife, and another man who was ill,
proceeded to care for him. At tlia
same lime my brother arrived on the
scene at tho camp, and Sherbert told
him that his companion (Lowden)
was bin iud under thu snow and to get
to the rescue instantly. On hearing
tliis ray brother without the slightest
hesitation, took every man from the
mine and went to the rescue of Lowden, This was done without any discussion with Sherbert as to recom-
pensatiou, etc. Sherbert was left to
be cared for by the Mok and his wile.
At 2.30 p. m. Lowden's body was
found dead, about four or five feet of
snow over him. My brother thinking
there was another man in the cabin
he and his men worked 6teadily till
about 7.30 p. m, when darkness coming on, thoy returned to the camp,
leaving Lowden's dead body wrapped
up in blanketB,believing it was strictly against the law to move a dead
body under such circumstances until
the coroner had arrived on the scene.
My brother and men on arriving at
tlie camp wore asked by Sherbert as to
Lowden, ho told him (Sherbert) that
they had located him (Lowden) about
2,30 p.m. and that he was dead, but I
did not find the other (thinking thero
was another mnn still not found). 1
said: It is now dark and tho weather
is very bad and it is almost useless to
try to do anything tonight, we will
return iu the morning. Sherbert then
asked my brother, "what quantity of
snow did you find over the cabin:"
My brother replied, "At the place
where you got out thero is about three
feet of snow, and where Lowden is
there is from four to five feet." Sherbert then said to my brother, "If any
one asks you tell them there was 20
foet of suow over it. Go nnd get
Lowden's body nnd bring it hero no
mutter at what cost to me." My
brother then told him it was next to
impossible to do so, it wus night nnd
the weather very bad, besides it would
bo at a risk of losing all my men,
he also stated that Lowden's body
should not bo removed according to
law. Shorbort thou said: "1 will
take all tho responsibility, go and
bring Lowden hero."
This was simply next to impossible
owing to weather conditions existing
at the timo.
Next morning five men staited out
to get Lowden's body, and returned
nhout 12.30 p.m. or tlieitaboutB. On
hearing that the body had arrived
near tho tram, I stopped the teams
(whioh are ongaged in hauling ore,
supplies, etc.) iu order that they
would be in readiness to start for
NelBon with Sherbert, and Lowden's
dead body. I immediately had the
tram started in order to bring down
Lowden's body and Sherbert to the
end of thc tram whore teams were in
readiness to start down to Nelson.     I
Most Gorgeous Surroundings
Marked  the   Royal
No   Function   so   Brilliant
ln    Many    Long
ber there has been about   26U   feet   of
work dune.    It bas been tunnel   work
. -r-vTn   TVT/*\m   Tl 1 TI i and the results have been satisfactory.
AiXL  JNUl   IjADiMr.   Campbell   was   among   tho firs-t
prospectors to go into tliat   section  of
the   country   and   he is the owner  of
some claims near.    While at the mine
ROSSland Board   Of Trade   IS- j the men trapped six marten, the skins
sues an Official Statement.
London, March 14.���Tho beautiful
spring weather of the past few days
changed this afternoon to a heavy
downpour which continued throughout the evening and which quite
spoiled as far as the general public
was concerned the spectacle of the
king's court. In spits of the blinding
rain which turned the roads to quagmires and hid tbe entrance of the
palace in blurred mist the constant
stream of arriving carriages was
watched by a large crowd which
cheered most loyally when Their
Majesties in state ooachesand escorted
by officers of the Life Guards clattered
along the Mall and passed into the
palace, the guard of honor giving the
Royal salute and tho grenadiers' band
sationed in the court yard playing the
national antnem. Their Majesties
were bowing all along tbo routo but
in common with the occupants of the
other carriages they could scarcely be
recognized through the rain.
Once inside their palace the contrast
was most striking. Nothing so brilliant has been seen since tbe early
days of the reign of tbe late Queen
Victoria. Tbe blaze of new electric
lights, the scent of flowers heaped
along the corridors,the glitter of ladies
jewels and dresses and the court uniforms made a memorial and magnificent scene. King Edward's private
band played in a gallery of the ball
room where the couri'was helc.
Their majesties stood simply and
without a dais at ono curl of tlie loom
and a few paces in Front of tbe loyal
circle which included the Prince aud
Princesi of Wales while further back
were ranged other royal personages.
The breast of King Edward was
blazing with orders and stars and he
looked to be in the best of health and
spirits. Queen Alexandiia wore a
golden yellow dress embroidered with
irises; rows of pearls hung from her
neck and she wore a riaiuty diamond
crown. The queen stood throughout
the fatiguing ceremony graciously
smiling. Tho Princess of Wales was
attired in white and silverd and the
other princesses wero robed in white.
On one side of Their Majesties stood
a biilliant group ot ambassadors and
diplomats and ladies displaying
georgous dresses and jewels ; on the
other side stood tho mnmbers of the
royal householn. King Edward received tho guests according to preeedenco
and afterwards moved freely among
tho brilliant company. An infoimal
supper was served after lho reception
and the court continued until midnight.
Tho regular meeting of tlie school
board waa held last ovening at the
office of the seoretary. The miuutes
of the last meeting were read and
adopted. Considoiahlc discussion
followed on the buying of materials
for the science class at the High
school. All thu members (ult that
this was a most Important department
of the woik of the high school, aud a
good list of articles was prepared
Trustee McKillop was appointed to
purchase the necessary chemical sup
The secretary was authorized to
have tho library at the Dublio school
kulsomined and put in repair, the
books having artived.
Messrs. Swannell and McKillop
who wore the visiting committee for
tlie last fortnight at the school
repotted that they hnd visited oaoh
room and had listened to a lesson
each. The routine business of the
fortnight was gone through and the
meeting adjuurired.
Contiuuod on Fourth Page,
Indignantly Refutes Statement
That Glty Is Not Prosperous,
Rossland, Marcli 14.���The attention
of tho Rossland board of trade having
been drawn to editorial comment in
the   Vancouver   Province   of;   March
th, leferring to existing industrial
and commercial conditions in Rossland, the board bas condemned the
article as manifestly inaccurate aud
unjust. The board conduced to make
an emphatic protest and has issued
the following statement:
It cannot be denied tbat Rossland
did surfer lrom tho effects of the
miner's strike during tbe latter part
of last year but tlie bald statement of
the Province that " it will be years
before Rossland recovers tho healthy
and prosperous condition which it enjoyed, if indeed it ever becomes a
really prosperous centre again," is
completely disproved by the stato of
affairs existing today.
The camp no longer feels tho effect;
of the strike. All thc mines are
working to their full capacity and last
week a new record was made in ore
shipments, over 8,000 tons being sent
to tho smelter. The present week will
without doubt witness another record
broken as tbe Centre Star has recommenced shipments to Trail and the
other producing mines aro considerably increasing tbeir output. The
smelters are now capahlc of a weekly
treatment of 10,000 tons. With additional smelting facilities, whicb are
greatly needed and aro being supplied
as rapidly as circumstances permit,
the daily output can easily be brought
up to 2,000 tons a day or 14,000 tons
Meanwhile the extensive development that is being done is snowing
up now ore bodies of great value. In
the Le Roi new shoots have been uncovered in ground that was reported
to be worked out; the lower levels are
being opened with very satisfactory
results aud elaborate operations aro
being conducted for the still furtner
deepening of the workings. The
latest examination of the mine made
by Mr. Frecheville, of London, proves
beyond doubt that the valuo ot the Le
Uoi ore improves with depth. In the
Lo Roi No. 2 a huge body of ore has
just been discovered in tho lowest
workings which is quite independent
of the old vein. This ore gives an
average assay of 826 per ton which
allows a profit of $20 over the cost ot
reduction. The War Eagle company
naj recently commenced a system of
development that will entail an expenditure of $200,000, There is not a
developed proporty in the Rossland
district that has not shown improvement with recent development.
If, as the Provinco says, Rossland
befoie the unfortunate strike was the
leading camp in B. C,, and it's pros-
purity was assured, what in the name
of common sense should prevent prosperity with thc strike no longer effective'.'
The I'mtiuce's statements os to the
causes of Rossland's past labor
troubles are not in keeping with the
faot which will readily be perceived
by any one who will taue the trouble
to inquire.
We know nothing of the "bank
ruptcy of Rossland's many citizens."
In fact wo know of no one here who
has gono into bankruptcy as the result
of the late strike. Incidentally,it is a
fact thut the competition among
wholesalers in the east and west for
Rossland business has never been
keener than at the present time.
of whicb Mr. Campbell brought down
with bim, He states that any one
giving his time to hunting could have
captured a large number cf them. In
thc fall there were many caribou in
the vicinity though they did not take
the time to shoot any except when
lllero were somo men up to look nt the
The Company Directs That the Construction Work lie Pushed.
L. S. Austin, superintendent of the
Sullivan smelter now under construction at Marysville, East Kootonay;
Fred Uurbridge, formerly manager of
the Hunker Hill and Sullivan mine in
tho Coeur d'Alenes; II. McKenzie
in charge of the construction work on
the smelter, and George W. Hull,
general manager of the Sullivan mine,
formed a party which came in from
Spokane yesterday and afier a short
stay at the Pbaii*took the boat for
East Kootenay. T'icy bave been in
Spokano in attendance on the mooting
of the company and have received
orders trora the directorate to push
tho construction work on thc smelter
as rapidly as possible to the end that
it may soon be completed. Mr. Uurbridge ls with the party and will look
ovor smelter in an adviscry capacity.
The talk about closing down the con-
stiuction of the plant they declare to
have no foundation whatever.
Martin   Stands  hy  Government Despite His Gon-
Liberal Executive Summoned
to Discuss C. N. Land
An interesting practice waB held on
Thursday by tho fire brigade to the
Queen's hotel The ladder truck was
also taken out and the members of tho
brigade had ladder drill, practicing
raising and lowering tho ladder and
other exercises. Good time wus made
in responding to tlio call.
,Ios, Campbell, who has been working all winter on the Dnyonno mine,
on Summit oreek, came down last
ovening to spend a few days in the
city. He intends to return to tho mine
in about two weeks.
Thc snow at thc mine has been
about lr, feet in dupth all winter but
tho cold was not severe except for
lour days. Good progress hns been
made in the development of the mine
und Bince thc men went up in Decern -
Wcathcr Cold in Winnipeg and Good
Hockey Expected.
Winnipeg. March 14.���Principal
Dagg of Ihu St.Paul Industiial school,
has resigned. Tbe announcement was
mado this morning by J.A. McKenna,
assistant Indian commissioner, who
recently investigated the management
of the Institution. Mr. Dagg's resignation has been accepted, but pending
the appointment of his successor,he is
still carrying on the work at tbe
The interest in tlie second game of
hockey in the scries for the Stanley
oup, which take place at the Auditorium rink tomorrow night between tho
Montreals and tho Victorias, is very
great. If fie present cold weather continues, wn'ch is piobable, a much
better game can be expected.
Dublin, March 14.���Earl Cardigan,
lord lieutonaut of Ireland, made a remarkable speech at a public meeting
heio today. While declaring tbat no
one would be so much disappointed ns
the King himself over the abandonment of the king's trip to Ireland,
where he was sure His Majesty would
be enthusiastically welcomed, he
sharod with tlio other ministers tbe
full responsibility of advising the
king to abandon the trip. Earl Cardigan said ho knew that the decision
would bo deplored by a vast majority
of the Irish people.
Kansas Oity, March 14.���Tommy
Ryan knocked out Mysterious Hilly
Smith, of Portland, Ore., in the fourth
round tonight with a left hand hook
on the jaw. Tho fight was a fierce
one and wns ended by a blow in lhe
stomach followed almost the same
Instant hy one on the jaw which sent
Smith to his knees, and though he
struggled haul he was uiiahlu to rise.
Cleveland, March 14.-A report from
Knox, in Starke county, stutcs thnt a
terrible wreck took place on thc
Nickel Plate railway at that place
and that a pus enger train had been
wrecked and Ihe cars were burning
up. The railway officials here Btate
that no passengers were Injured and
no passenger cars damaged. Three
freight cars had been destroyed.
Schneetady. N.Y.,March 14.���Jarvis
Peer, a hoy six years old, was struck
and instantly killed by a Now York
Central milk train at T.30 p. m, ut
Herring's Crossing, two miles from
this city.
New York, March 11.- Yale won thc
first game of the scries for tho intercollegiate hockey chitmpinnhaip by defeating Harvard by a score of five t"
three at the St. Nicholas rink tonight.
Victoria, March 14.���The opposition
forced Jos. Martin into a peculiar position tonight when as an amendment
to the address in reply to ttie speech
from the throne Mr. Hemlcken submitted a motion regretting tho absence
of a protest against the disallowance
of the Labor Regulation act and the
II.C. Immigration act und declared for
tlieir re-enactment, Mr. Martin said
be entirely agreed with tlio amendment but to voto for them would
mean the defeat of the government
and this he would not do. Ho made
A strong speech re-asserting his old
contention that the provinco was
within its rights iu passing these
Oriental exclusion measures and cited
similar legislation in Australia whieh
had not heen disallowed. He suid the
Ottawa government had never shown
Hint tbo bills had been disullowed for
impel ial reasons, or because of their
unconstitutionality, and lie differed
from Hon.David Mills entirely on this
point. However, ho slid, tlie defeat
of the government would cause chaos
aud he would oppose the resolution,
Mr. Martin has called a meeting of
the so-called provincial Liberal execu
tivo for Monday afternoon to discuss
his position as to the government's
Canada Northern bill to which enormous lund grunts arc to be given,
while the convention at wliioh Martin
was selected loader declared against
any laud grant Mr. McHride made
another ineffectual protost against the
failure lo issue tbe North Victoria
writ. The redistiibntion bill has not
yet been submitted and it is said to tie
a cuuso of anxiety to the government.
Victoria, March 14.���II. M. S. Phaeton returned this morning from ner
trip to Honolulu in search of tne
missing sloop of war Condor, tho finding of wreckage from which on the
coast of this island proves that sho
went down off tlm capo tho night of
ber departure from here Tho Phaeton
brought absolutely no news of the
Condor, but she herself had a very
rough trip from the islands when
she left on February 24. the docks
were frequently washed by monster
waves. A zig zag course was taken to
and from Honolulu und tho searchlights were kept going at night.
Tho Italian bark Cavour, wbich
arrived in Royal mads last night had
two narrow escapes Irom destruction
on the west const. At one timo sho
was several miles off tho coast during
the hurricane with the swell and
wind driving her towards the coast.
She was got out of this predicament
and staited southward. When off
Cape Flattery she got into n southwost
gale and was going towards thc straits
iu it when tbe wind fell and the swell
carried her in between Umatilla lightship and (flattery rooks. The captain
had ordered the bouti lowered when
tho tug Taooma arrived and passed
ber a line.
Thu steamer Trader has returned
from an unsuccessful search for tho
derelict schooner Laura Pike whieh
was reported ashore west of Carmanah
point. A lot of new lumber was seen
on the beach and it is presumed that
the vcbsei was broken up.
Halifax March II. ���The government
steamer Aberdeen Which Went to Sable
island in Karon ofthe missing Allan
liner Iluronian returned today having
found no trace of her. No wreckage
has been washed ashore.
Lindsay. (Int.. March 14.���Hon,    L.
Bordfln     lectured     here   tonight    on
Canadu's Influence on Imperial Policy,
A banquet fulloweu.
London,Maich 11.��� Lend ill 10s.
New York. March 11.���Closu���llai
silver Clo; Mexican dollnis 43 1-4.
Copper quiet.    Lead steady.
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add millions to tho commonwealth.
The growth and needs of the cities of
the Kootenays caused tho opening up
of marble and other quarries along
the lakes and trie business of getting
out such huilding material will in
time employ a considerable number of
men. Nelson men saw the possibilities in the cement deposits on the
l'end d'Orellie river, just south of the
boundary line, and are now engaged
in putting np a plant of large capacity
wbich will be able to supply tbe
country for hundreds uf miles around
niib cement ut the best quality, thus
establishing an important industry.
There are many other industrial enterprises such as lumbering,which are
| doing well. Besides these, other industrial enterprises "ill be developed
with the growth of the county and out
of which much profit will be made.
All tne prosperity that will coine to
Nolson J or auy other community ' will
be though reaching out and .taking
advantageuf the natural advantages
that lie so piofusely around. The
difficulty is in having tlie capacity to
discern how they can be turned to
advantage. Watch the industrials for
it is certain that many fortunes are to
be made in them.
Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, colonial
secretary, is evidently deeply absjrb
ed in the South Africa war and at
best is hot an enthusiast. In a letter
���written to the Dominion government
in regard to the forthcoming Colonial
conference to be held during the time
the piemiers of the several colonies
are in Lonaon in attendance on tbe
coronation ceremonies he shows that
he takes no great interest in the event
which la certain to play an important
part in the future of the cmpiie. lie
treats the matter in a lofty yet perfunctory way and in this is particularly the case when he says: "In the
opiuion of my ministers, there is but
a limited range of subjects upon which
the contemplated conference can be
productive of useful action. Nevertheless my ministers and I realize the
desirability of taking advantage of
every opportunity for discussion by
public moo of the Mother Country and
colonies on questions of imperial
interest, and Canada's representative
will be prepared to give respectful
consideration to any proposals that
may be submitted by ilis Majesty's
Mr. Ch ambcrlain's attitude is this
important matter reminds one forcibly
of thut of Pooh-Bah in "the Mikado"
wUen he is approached by the three
little maids and ho speaks to them as
though under duiess and finally says
"Oo away little girls."
Mr. Chamberlain also says in another place that the "only question
which in the opinion of my ministry
gives promise of full discussion is that
ol the commercial relations between
the various sections of the empire."
The wholo tenor of the letter is
calculated to throw cold water on a
conference out oi whieh Canada and
the othor colonies anticipated so much
iu the way of bottcrmenta of the imperial relations. Mr. CliambeiIain's
evident intention is to fix the boundaries of the discussion nud to arrange
a fixed programme for the representatives.
Thia is not the,spirit suitable for the
ti me, tt,e occasion nor the importance
of tho conference. It is no wonder,
therefore, that the lack of interest
hIiowii in imperial affairs in the letter
of Mr.Chamberlain is greatly deplored
in Ottawa. It is not the spirit with
wbich to meet the representatives of
the colonies whieh have manifested
bow truly loyal tbey are since the
Smith Africa war commenced,by sending troops tu the aid of the Mother
The only nossiblo excuse for tho
Hpirit shown is to be found in tho fact,
that Mr. Chamberlain is so wrapped
up in the South African war that he
does not give other Important matters
the attention which tiny deserve, Wo
do not believe, however, that Mr.
(Jbamberlain voices tho true sentiments of the majority of the people ot
(ireat llritain in the communication
whicn he bent to tlie Dominion
The development of the mining industry of the interior ol llriti-.li Jo-
luinbia has made it |. niblc i r ivhat
aie knonn as Industrial in entiles to
thrive . The necessity for ehc"p fuel
for the reduction of the ores of Kootonay and Yale made it possible to
develop the ooal mines of the Crow's
Nest Pass, which have been opened up
both iu Uritish Columbia and Alberta
hy several companies and hundreds of
men are now employed in the production of coal. Thu cheap ti.el of the
Crow's Nest Pass Coal mines lead to
the development of the iron deposits
in thn vicinity of Kitchener, and tbe
result is thai there will bo built up
thero one of the largest enterprises in
the province, which in timo will givo
deployment to an  army  of men  and I
The chamber of commerce of Seattle,
Wash., has endorsed the proposition
of George Melville Miller, of Skag-
way, to buy from (Ireat llritain all
that territory lying west of the following line. Beginning at the present
Boundary line at tho head of l'ortland
canal, thence to and following the
130 meridian of west longitude due
north to the middle channel of the
Macaeniie river down stream to the
Arctic ocean. The territory included
in this would be a large portion of
llritish Columbia, all but a small
corner of Yukon territory and a corner
of Mackenzie territory. It would take
in all of tbe placer mines of tbe
Yukon and valuable miuing territory
in Uritish Columbia and Mackenzie
territory on both the east and west
slopes of the Kockv mountains. Many
millions of dollars in gold wiil be
taken out of this territory.
The plan, however, will nevei be
carried out as there is no danger
whatever of its being sold. In the first
place Great llritain would never think
of selling it without the consent of
Canada, and In the second place
Canada has no desire whatever to dispose of a single aero of her vaft, varied
and rich possessions, The scheme is a
wild and visionary one, and is born
from the desire of tho traders of
Seattle aud Skagway to increase tneir
business. It is certain if the memorial on the subject reaches the United
States government that it will never
be presented to Great Britain The
American government has no desire to
insult the people of Canada and such
a proposition would be of that nature.
There are u few people in the United
States, however, who seem to think
that money will buy anything.
"What we have we'll hold."
A Chicago despatch says that it is
no longer pretended there or anywhere
else that any part of the United States
is fioe from smallpox. The disease
iu a mild form is epidemic in all
sections of the country. A Portland
paper annaunos that there were 43 cases
of smallpox in that city last month.
It is said to prevail in several town
in Washington. Under the circum-
stanes increased effort should be made
by the health department to keep it
out of this section.
The government assay olfice at Vancouver, was only established about
the middle of last year, and np to
January 1st last, handled $1,000,000.
This year, although tho product of the
Yukon is rterceasing, a much larger
sum should be deposited with the
assay olllee. lt is accomplishing the
purpose for which it was established
diverting a portion of the flow of
gold of thn    Yukon from American to
Canadian cities.
The American papers regret the
.shortness of I'l iuco Henry's visit to
tho United States and complain that
did not secure an adequate or
comprehensive idea of the country, in
so short a time. An exchange, which is
friendly to tho idea of strengthening
the ties between Germany and the
United States, thus gives voice to the
fear lhat I'rlnco Henry's Inowledge
of the country is not very great, now
that ho has tiinshed his itinerary.
"Hushing from city to city on a
lightning express" train ; listening perfunctorily to dull flattcryjproffered by
dull-witted Officials I the ceuter of a
whirl ot strange and artificial public
agiiation, and viewing sections of
this niagittcont country much us
a spectator observes a moving picture
with film all dislocated, the German
Prince Henry will be fortunate,
Indeed, if he shall convey homeward
from our shores any adequtate and
rational notions as to our national
possessions, possibilies, capacity and
sanity. No man alien to this Eepnb-
lic, however, great his aptitudo or
opportunities,   oan glean more than a
We wish to call your attention to our immense
stock of
Spring and Summer Staple Goods
and Novelties
In making our selections this season we have endeavored to choose a stock which will please the most delicate
tastes. You will find the finest assortment of both Imported and Domestic goods in the country. New goods
arriving daily.
Asthmalene Brings Instant Relief and Permanent Cure in all Cases.
There is nothing like Asthmaleno. It
brings instaut relief, even in t e worst
oases.   It cures wbeu all else fails.
The Rev. O F. WELLS, o Villa Ridge,
111., says: "Your trial bottle of ABthma-
lene received in good condition. I cannot
tell you how thankful I feel for the good
derived from it. I was a slave, chained
with putrid sore throat and asthma for ten
years. I despaired of ever being cured. 1
saw your advertisement for the cure of
this dreadful and tormenting disease, Asthma, and thought you bad overspoken
yourselves, but resolved to give it a trial.
Tomy astonishment the trial acted like a
charm.    Send me a full size bottle.
Kev, Dr. Jlnrris Wrrlmlrr,
Rabbi of thn Cong. Bnai Israel,
New York, Jan, 3,1901
Db. Taft Bbos. Mkdicinb Co.,
Gentlemen: Your Asthmalene is an
excellent remedy for Asthma aud Hay
Fever, and its composition alleviates all
troubles which combine with Asthma.
Its success is astonishing and wonderful.
After having it carefully analyzed, we can Btate that Authmaleno contains
no opium, morphine, chloroform or ether.    Very truly youis,
Avon Springs, N. Y, Feb. 1, 1901.
DR8. Taft Bros. Mbdicinb On,
Gentlemen : I write this testimonial from a sense of duty, having tested the
wonderful effect of your Asthmalene, for the cure of Asthma. My wife has
been nfflcteil with spasmodic aBthma for the past 12 years. Having exhausted
my own skill as well as many others, 1 chanced to see your sign upon your
windows on ISO th street, New York, I at onoe obtained a bottle of Asthmaleno.
My wife commenced takiug it about the first of November. I very soon noticed
a radical improvement. After using one bottle her Asthma has disappeared
and she is entirely free from all symptoms. I feel that I can consistently recommend the medicine to all who are .ifllinted with t his distressing disease.
Yours respectfully, O. D. PHELPb, M. D.
Dh. Taut Bros, Medicine Co, Feb. 5,1901.
Gentlemen : I was troubled with Asthma, for 22 years. 1 have tried numerous remedies, bnt they have all failed. I ran across your advertisement and
started with a trial bottle, I found relief at once. I have since purchased your
full sized bottle, and I am ever grateful. 1 have a family of four obildren, and
for six years was unable to work. I am now in tho best ot health and am doing
business every day.   Tbis testimony you can make suoh use of an you see fit.
Home address, 285 Rivington street, 8. RAPHAEL,
67 East 129th St,,New York Oity.
Do not delav.   Write at once, addressing  DB   TAFT BROS, MEDICINE
OO., 79 East 130th St., N. Y. City.
Sold by All Druggists.
vagrant thread of truth concerning its
institutions and aonieveirents iu a
hurried and pbantasmsgorlcal trip
over thousands of miles of railway
Tlie  tonsorial   establishment of J.
11. Matheson and tho basement shop
of McMahou and Gardner have consolidated and are now doing business
uext door to the llodega saloon, wheie
they will be pleased to meet old and
now customers.
As    an   Inducement  to  buy   wall
papers early, Morley and Laing will
give a special di count of 86 per cent,
otr all wall paper purchases until the
end of the month
Will be received addressed to mc at
the imperial Bank, Nelson, B, C, np
to nnd including the -'1st day of
March next, foi the purchase of the
plant, business, book debts and goud
will uf tbo "Nelson Miner," a daily
paper published ut thc said City of
For terras and particulars apply to
Macdonald and Johnson, solc'tors,
Hums Block, Halter street, Nelson,
All tenders to be marked in tlie
upper left hand comer: "Tender,
Nelson Miner."
J. M. LAf,
Manager Imperial Hank of Canada   at
Nelson, B.C., Maroh 7th, 190:3.
Our New Stock is now open,
A Very Fine Klip of
How Desips and
Stoves and
Ranges . .
We are showing this season a full
line of these goods and solicit your
esteemed patronage.
Lawrence Hardware
The Prices Will Suit the
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
^bc1Ro?al3Bank of Canada
Incorporated 1869.
Capital) Authorised,
tS.'i.mii'.iMxi.no I Capital raid-up.
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���      ���   tliNtMMC.Ol
Bonnl of Dlrrctnr*    Thomas E. Kenny, President;   Thomas Ritchie.  Vloc-PrcBldimt
Wilov Smith, H. O. Bauld, Hon. David MacKeon. "esiuoM
���cad Offlrr, Halifax 1
general Manager, Kdsou L. iv.ino, Montroal.
Superintendent of ilmuchea. and Secretary, W. B. Tormnco, Halifax,
Branches S
Nova   Hrolla-HalUax   Branoh,   ADtlgonlor
liridgewator, liujHboro. l-iondondorry, La -
eiiburg. Maitland Ulan is Co.), I'ictou, Port
Hawkcibury, Sydney. Hiiubonacadie.Truro
New    llrttnsirlck ��� Itathursft,     Dorchester,
Fredericton, Kingston (Kent Co.l, Mono-
ton, Newcastle. Sackville St, John.Woodstock-
P. E. Igluad���Charlottotown, Surumereide.
Quebec��� Montroal,   (City iOfflce),   Montrea
West Bod (Cor. Notre Daaio and Selii-
npurs Streets); Wesbmoont (Cor. Greene
Avenue and St. Catharines Street),
Newfoundland���St. John's.
I'ufoii, WeHt Indies���Havana,
United Mates-New York (Hi njxehange Plaoe
Republic, Wash.
Grand   FurHs, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rossland,
Vancouver East End, Victoria.
_ _ - Correspondents 1
Canntfii-Mcrobantsnank of Canada.   Kostnu-Natlona   Shawmut Bank.   Chleaao-llllnolii
���Lniw""^'yBs Bank.   San Francisco-First National Bank,   lon.li>,,.  ___��?___* ��_
___iii"   *_$*_ *,ilSJ*"WS h7.ooAls.  Bermuda-Bank ot Bermuda!   ChloaandJ.
imhi-Hoiu? Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.   Spokane-Old National Bank
Qeneial Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange   Ottuzb
and Sold, Ldttera of Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on pnecia
deposite and on Saving Bank accounts.
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson, B.C.
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
i have a complete stock on hand o'
Rough and Dressed
Mouldings. Sash Doors.
Inside Finish.
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber-
Mill at PILOT BAY. Tarda, NELSON
and LARDO.
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-l White Pine Lumber Always in
Wo carry a complete stock of Coast Flooring
Coiling, Insido Finish, Turned Work, Sash and
Doom. Special ordor work will reoeivo prompt
attention*  Malt orders solicited.
Porto Rico Lumber Co.,
Hem7, Ofllco��� Hundrvx and Vprnon Hu. Nolson
For domestic or steam use.
A full supply always on
Kates to all railway and
lake points
General Agent,
Tel. No. 265.
Office - Two doors wesl
C.P.R. offices.
Winnipeg Vancouver
Toronto Viotoria
Ottawa Seattle
Montreal Portland
New York San Francisco
via Soo Line, Pt Paul, Chicago
and all U. S. points.
Notion is hereby given tliat I intend
to apply at the next sitting of the
board of licenHe commissioners for the
City of Nelson to be held after the ex
piratjon ot thirty days from the date
hereof, for a transfer of the retail
liquor license now held by mo lor the
Royal hotel, situate on Stanley street
in the City nf Nelson, on lots ;i and ���!,
block 81), subdivision of lot II",, group
I, West Kootenay district to Sol Johns,
"[ too City nf Nelson,
Witness: I). A. McFarland.
Dated   this   t!Tth day of   February.
1908. "
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From St. John, N. B.
Alliin Lino I'm Man March 211
Allan Lino Corinthian April n
Hi'avor Line Ijiko Superior April II
Beavor Lino Uarili Castle April it
Allnn.Llno steamers call .at Halifax two days
From  Portland.
Dominion Lino Cnlliornlun April 12
Dominion Lino (Jolonliin April 20
From Now York
Cunnrd Lino Catupnnia March 21)
Cunard Line Umbria April r,
While Star Une Teutonic Maroh 'li
>\ liitc Slar Lino Ominic April _
Amorjoan Use Philadelphia Marcnai
Amerioan Line Sl l'uui      April 3
Hud sinr Lino Morion Maroh 2")
llcil Slur Lino Ilavorfonl April lil
Continental ���ilini{H of Frenoh. North Gorman Lloyd. II. A. P, and Italian Linos on an-
plication. '
ltATIW-Hnloon faros (12.00, anil upwards
Second $.b und upwurds according to stouinur
a"d location of berth. Steerage quoted on an
plication. Prepaid passages from England ana
tho ooal incut at lowest rates.
H. L. llltOWN,      W. P, F, CUMMINQS,
City Agt. Nelson.     Oon. Airont. Winnipeg
Tourist Sleeper Service
f>  4 OT'      kv. Duumore June-
KAN I    daily
~^ Lv   Kootenay Ldg,
Tuesday and Friday, St. Paul, Toronto
Montreal and 13oston.
li/HrCT'       Leme     Hevelstoka
VV r,^ I     daily,       Vancouver,
���� A-J_J A      Beuttle. Ooast
Home Seekers' Westbound
Excursions, March i to
April 30.
Through bookings to Europe, via all
Atlantio Line
Prepaid tickets from all points nt
lowest rates
For bortliB, timo tables, rates and full
information apply to City Ticket olllee
H. L. BROWN, Agent.
J. S. Oartkb, K. J. Ooylk
Dis. Pass. Agt. A. ii. P. A.
Nelson Vance are
Will pay the highest oash price for all
kinds 01 seoond hand goods. Will bny
or sell anything from an anchor to a
needle. Furniture, stoves, oarperU,
cooking utensils, bongbt in household
.inaiititiis. Also oast off clothing.
Oall and see roe or write. Addreee
Silver King Mike. Boi 800. Hall
Street, Nelson, B. C.
Brewera of Fine Loper
Beer and Portor.
Krlwa B. Q
Real Estate, Ftro and i.ifo insurance
Money to Loan.
Houses to Rent in a'l parts of the
City.    See list at  entrance to  our
offices, next to McArthur's Furniture store. Nelson   Daily Miner, Satur ay, March 15, 1902
It Begins to look as though R. A.
Brov n was to realize his long Deferred
hopes of locating the big ore body in
the Voluabic mice and that very
shortly, the showing in tho long tunnel on that property being bettor than
at any time since work was first commenced on the claim, some eleven
yoars ago.���Grand Forks Gazette.
The following cable has been sent
by the manager ot the Ymir mine tu
the head office of tho company in
London: "During last month 80
stamps ran C515 hours (27 days 8
hours); estimated profit on operation
is $9,872. The falling off is due to
total amount crushed inolodi ng 5,210
tois low grade oro. The grade of ore
shows considerable improvement during thc present muntb drawn from the
same stopes."
H.B. Jackson, of the Contact Consolidated Gold Mines, is at the Queen's.
The properties of the company are
located in the Rurnt Rasin, about a
mile from the Columbia and Western
railway. Work has been pushed
steadily since last June ou a oiosscut
tunnel which is to cut the vein nt a
vertical depth of 200 feet. The tunnel
intersected the vein after it had
beeu driven 200 feet and a drift has
beon driven east and west along the
vein for 70 feet, showing a continuous body of ore. The ledge is from
two to five feot wide and averages
about $11 to the ton. Hctwoen 7,000
and 8,000 tons havo been blocked out.
The oro carries gold and silver, but
no lead or copper. It is of tho con-
co il rating kind and cau bo concentrated ten into one. The intention
later on is to put In a tramway to
McCrae creek where the ioneentrator
is to be built.
Mr. Jackson bas been to Sandon
where he has been looking after the
properties of the Erie Mining company
in which he is interested. During the
coming summer work is to be resumed
on these properties.
Mop* lhe Cough
aiull Works oir the (old.
Laxative Bronio-Qidnine Tublet-  euro   a cold
none day.   NoCuro, nol'av.   Price 25 conts.
Fine      American     shoes���Wallaec:
Miller Co.
Thc school in tho Hume Addition
has been closed until the end ol the
month on account of sickness among
the scholars.
When Ooffee Left The Household
"I never began to uso coffee until
after I began teaching school, then a
good motherly old dame served such
nice coffee that she got mo iuto the
way of drinking it
Inside of a yearl bectime a wreok from
insomonia and nervous prostration.
Every afternoon I was so drowsy and
filled with apprehension that I would
have crying spells without knowing
I luid around the house in misery,
and was a misery to everyone else.
Once in a while a friend would tell me
that coffee was the cause of my
trouble I reasoned with them that I
only had one cup at breakfast and
that was not enough to cause tho
trouble, but I found that that was the
secret���that one cup of coffee.
It wus au eventful day in our household when 1 quit coffee und started
making Postum. I followed thc directions and the result was wonderful;
no other words express lt. The
Postum Coffee was of a rich, beautiful
color, and when cream was added
looked as delicious as it tasted.
A doctor who was in tho bouse
tastod the Postum and snid that it
was equal to the best Mocha or Java,
then quickly turned uway as though
it was incomprehensible. He suspected
there was coffee in it but I had been
assurod of the absolute purity of tbe
Postum aud have confidence in it.
Nothing over tastod hotter to ine
than that first, well-mude cup of
I'ostum, and never Binoc havo I tastod
coffee, and I now look back with
horror upon the sickness it caused.
We began, very quickly, to Bee the
difference between ray condition
under Postum and under common
coffee. I lost that feeling of despair
and restlessness which oppressed me
every afternoon and 1 began to sleep
like a baby. Postum must be given
tbo credit for all my improvement
A word about lea also. One time
when I was visiting I had a package
of Postum with me. It gavo out nnd
befoie I could get another I hnd tea
ffcr breakfast. Within a few days tlio
old wretched feeling that coffee used
ot give me camo buck,and all through
the long afternoon I felt that I must
weep and weep though really over
nothing at all.
Insomnia came back, but I quickly
quit tho tea and got all right again."
Name given by Postum Co., Battle
Creek, Mich.
Postum is tho absolutely pure pro-
duot of tbe cerels as analyzed by somo
of the best chemists in America and
pnssed upon by the various   pure food
omuiissiouurs of the different statos.
Hours   and   Tables  at Which   Events
Take   Place.
.Below are given the tables and
honrs at which, on Monday, the various events in the ping pong tournament will take place. Players are
required to be promptly on time, else
will forfeit. The series is indicated
by the letter H for handicap and C for
championship :
Table 1���2.30.���Mrs Pierce vs Mrs
Eskrigge H ; 3.���MLs N Hedley vs Mrs
Connon.U; 3.30���Mis Campbell vs Mrs
T Hedley, H; 4.���Mrs Procter vs Mrs
Petlit, H; 4.30-Miss Thorn vs Mrs R
Macdonald, II; 5.���Mrs Byers vs Mrs
Goepel. II; 5.30���Mrs Jameson vs Mrs
Arthur, H.
Table II.���2.30���Mrs MeCulloch vs
Miss Lennox, H; 3���Miss IS Hedley vs
Mrs P E Wilson, H, 3.30���Miss Gurd
vs Miss Houghton, 11 ; 4���Mrs Kira-
patrick vs Mrs Taylor, H ; 4.30���Miss
Clawson vs Mrs Sharp, H ; 5���Miss T
Thorn vs Mrs Lay, II; 5.30���Melville
Parry vs G R McFarland,  H.
Table III.���2.30���Mrs Pollock vs Mrs
Procter, C; 3���Mrs Macdonald vs Mrs
Taylor, 0; 3.80���Mrs Lay vs Mrs
Pierce, C; 4.���Miss H. Hedley vs Mrs
Jameson, C; 4.30���Miss Gurd vs Mrs
P. E. Wilson, C; 5 ���Winter and Mrs
Pollock vs Eden and Mrs Taylor; 5.80
���N   Cummins   vs   Ian   Cambell,   H.
Table IV.-2.30���Mrs Goepel vs Mrs
Sharp, C; 3.���Mrs Arthur vs Mrs Moi-
ley, C; 3.30���Leo lirown vs Curtis, C;
4���11. VV. Day vs Geo Kydd, C; 4.30���
F A Macrae vs Cummins, C; 5���J M
Lay vs W M Jameson, H ; 5.30���H L
Brown, vs Crickmay, H.
Table V.���2.30���Miss F Hedley vs
Mrs T Eerily,C; 3.���Mrs Byers vb Miss
Clawson, C; 3.30���Mrs Eskrigge vs
Mrs Bird, O; 4.30���Bowker vs Winter,
C; 5.���Mrs R Bird vs winner of Mrs
Campbell and Mis Hedley, H; 5.80���R
M Bird vs Pollok,  H.
Table 1.���7.45���Bowker vs Macrae,
B;8.15��� V. Gallon vs J J Campbell,
H ; 8.45-E. Crickmay aud Miss Crick-
may vs R. M and Mrs Macdonald;
9.15���H. Bird and Mrs Pierce vs V
Gallon and Miss Gurd; 0.45. ���(V H
Fraser vs R M Maodonald, U ; 10,15���
Ward vs G Lennox, H.
Tabe II���7.45���Miss Blaney vs Miss
Crickmay, H ; 8.15���G Kydd and Mrs
Arthur vs Mrs Morley and partner;
8.45,���Mi9s Ferris and N S Frasor vs
Mrs Bird and R M Bird; 0.15���Jameson vs Weir, C; SI.45���H. Harris vs
McLennon, H; 10.15.���D Lay vs tl
Pollock, C; 10.45.���Ward vs Cochrane,
Table III.���7 45,���Miss Ferris vs
MissF. Hedley, B; 8,15.���Mr Pollok
and partner vs J M Lay and Mrs Procter; 8.45.���Mr Bailey and Mrs Jame
son vs Macrae and Mrs Iledloy; 0.15���
Mr Blanoy vs C Brown, H ; 0.45.���.J
Fraser vs F A Eden, II; 10.15. -11
Bird vs Di Stoddait, H; 10.45���Mr
O'firiscoll vs Mr. Day, H.
Table IV.���7.45,���Mrs Lay and D
Lay vs Mrs Cummings and Mr Jameson ; 8 15���Mr Weir vs Mr Gamble, II;
8.45.���J A Fraser vs lt H Williams,
H; 9,'5���L Brown vs Mr Curtis, H;
10.15.���S S Taylnr vs Mr Hawthorne,
H ; 10.45���Mr Gibbs vs Mr. Bailey, H.
Table V.��� 7.45.���N S Frasor vs R M
Bird, C; 8.15���Mis Pollock vs Miss
Johnson, H : 8.45���D Lay vs Mr Kurtz,
fl; 0.15���Mrs Gwlllirn vs Miss Stitt,
H; 0.45���Mr McCHrnmon vs Mr
Brydges, H; 10.15���Mr Bailey vs J J
Campbell, 0; 10.45.���P E Wilson vs
Mr. MeCulloch, B.
Tho following uro the handicaps of
the players in the handicap events
in the ping pong tcurnninent:
Gentlemen's Handicap Singles-
Minus 30-H W Pollok, D Lay.
Minus half of 15���F A Muerae, F.B.
Sciatoh-H Bird, R M Bird, E J
Crickmay, J M   Lay, Q D Curtis.
Pins H 15-J H G Bowker, W
M Jamieson, R II Williams, L
Plus 15.���V Gallon, J J Campbell,
G K McFarland, M Parry, R M Macdonald, T F Stoddart, E C Brown, J
Campbell. D G Kurtz, R A Well', G
Kydd, F A Eden, O C Hodge, N S
Fraser, P E Wilson, R VV Day, G L
Lennox, W C llayley,  P C McLennan.
Plus H 3u���S M Brydges, A
Blaney, N M Cumimngs, II L llrown,
A G Gamble, S S Taylor, G S Hawthorne, A L McCullooh, O R Q
Plus 80���O. II Fraser, H Harris, T J
McCammon, J A Eraser, John Frasor,
F II Gibbs.
Ladies Handicap Singles���Minus 15
���Mrs Lay, Mrs Bird, Mrs Pollok,
Mrs J Hadley.
Minus   >i   15-Mrs T G Procter.
Scratch���Mis P E Wilson, Miss B
Hedley, Miss Houghton,  Mrs Arthur.
Plus half 15���Mrs II M Macdonald,
Mis Pierce, Miss Hedley, Mrs Jume-
Plus 15���Mrs S S Taylor, Miss
Lennox, Miss Clawson, Miss Maud
Blanoy, Miss Ida Johnstone, Mrs
Goopel, Mrs Connon, Mrs J J Campbell, Mrs Esknggo, Miss Crickmay,
Miss Ferris, Miss F Hedley, Miss
Gurd, Miss T Thorn.
Plus H 30- Miss Stitt, Miss B
Thorn, Mrs MeCulloch, Mrs Pettit.
Plus 30-Mrs B E Sharp, Mrs Byers,
Mrs Gwillim, Mm Kirkpatrick.
AdvertlbemoiitH lneortod under tblfl head at
the rat*) of oue onrit _ word per Insertion. No
advortluuraent taken for lew* than 25 cent*.
Situation Wanted advertisements inserted
three times free of chargo.
NEATLY furnished room with clothes
closet.   Apply next lo last house on
Carbonate Street near Kootenay.
nelson, b. c.
TO LET. ���A Hat of eight lurnishod
B rooms, above grocery store, corner
Hall and Vernon stiects. Apply at
grocery store.
J_% N. Al. Ciiiiimins, LfiH*oo��� Kvory knowi
Variety of aoll drinks. P o Box 86. Tolophon
No. 31. Hoover Street,, Nelson. Bottlers of th
famous tic boon Hot Sunup; Mineral Wator
COTTAGE to Kent���Newly fitted, and
With all conveniences, nenr business
centre.    Apply to ,1. II. Wallace.
FOR SALE OR RENT.���Will sell my
house, Silica st., or rent furnished
for the summer to family without
children. Coal and gas ranges, electric light, fine bain, vernnoa and
balcony; every convenience. C. B.
Miller, of The Wallace-Miller Co.,
FOR SALE���A house of iivo rooms
funished or unfurnished, in Hume
addition. Also crockery and hardware
store Will be sold cheap for cash.
Box 593, Nelsou.
FOR SALE CHEAP--$850 each, will
buy two well finished cottages 33x24
on Gore street. bHtween Ward and
Josephine. Terms easy, for further
particulars call ut Miner otlice.
FOR SAL.B���The Nelson Cafe, the
finest restauiant iu the Kcotonays,
best location, 35 nicely furnished
rooms in connection. Tho best business proposition in the district today,
for full particulars write Nelson Cale,
Box 335, Nelson B.C.
FURNISHED rooms with   or without
board.     Apply     on   Silioa   street,
second door west of Ward.
Appiy   to   Mrs F. J. Squires, Room
40, K. W. 0. block.
3. H. LOVE,
Nelson Employment Agency,
P. O. Box 405. Phone 278.
Wanted���Woman   cook.       Men   for
WANTED���Respectable  young    man,
about   twenty,   willing,    and   well
mannered.    Apply to Steward, Nolsou
HELP of all kinds wanted and
furnished. Western Canadian Employment Agency. Large warehouse
for storage; call at Piosser's Second
Hand store, Ward stcct.
MEN WANTED���On    Crow's      Nest
Southern   Ry.     Good   wages,   long
job   Headquarters, Elko,   B.   C.     A.
Guthrie Sc Co.
Foster Crafts,of Charles'own, Mass.
write homo as soon as you can as
Bnanciul interest await you there.
Very important.   I. F. Crafts,
ENGINEERS, Firemen, Machinists
and Elcctiicians send for 40-page
pamphlet containing Questions asked
hy examining board of engineers to
obtain engineer's licence. Address
Geo. Zelier, publisher, 18 S 4th St.,
St. Louis, Mo.,  U.S.A.
Parties wishing Golf or auy stockings
knitted or footed can have them done by
applying   on   corner   of     Ward   an
Victoiia street, opposite postolllce.
and try a bottlo, a doKon, or a barrel of
CALGARY BEER as lb Is the best and
oneapoit, on the murkot. Also try out
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    CIGARS.
PRANK   A. TAMBLYN. M........
Tolenhono 93 Baker 8L, Nilaon
The Waverley Hotel
Rates $1.00 to $1.50 per day. First
class Meals, 35c. Next door to Opera
Mouse. P. O. Box 310. Telephone 147.
Victoria St., Nelson.
Hud Oatarrh ho badly that for months pro.
villus to u in,: Juii���ni*ne I'uUrrli Ouro hi)
could not breath InruiiKh hi,. uustriH  Jup
uncHC Catarrh Cure cured.
Mr. John McKenzic, Kltfln. N. 8, wrltivc-
"I fool it a duty I owe jou io tell what Jiipiui-
r 10 I';, tilll'li Cure hllH ilnm-   fill-   lull.    For  homo
yearn l luivoiiooii agree! infnirerfrom oatarrh
In ity worsi forin, and for _mo moiil lis I t on M
no* bro-.tho through my nostrils.   Hlneu com-
pjotlngthotrootment with Japanese Catarrh
('uro. i aol plouwnd to hh.v 1 am absolutely fr-io
from cutiirr'-, and o n now breath us natilnil .is
over tliroiiKli my nostrils. .Inpiuiese Catarrh
Ouro euros catarrh bv tioalhiK every diseased
portion of the mucous nionilirano. It cures por
nifinontli*.   Hold by nil (Ii-iikkIsIs at __ cents.
ror salo by J. ii. Van itono, Nelson, B, Ol
Tho yticen of Hayti Co., consisting
ol 40 people, has an cngagmenut nt
the Nelson Opera House for Wednesday, March 10th, Tho company will
give a streot parade at noon on Wodnesday, Tho company is traveling In
its own cars and has msde arrange*
ments for a spccinl train which will
leave Rossland eaily in tbe morning
and roach here by noon. This is said
to bo the largest aud best colored company tiaveling. Tbe play given by
the company is a musical comedy
called the "ljucen of Hayti."
Now Hats. Now Hats,   New Hats.
i Tbo Wallace-Miller Co., Ltd.
A MAODONALD & Co.-Corner Kron
��� and Hull MlroetH���VV holesule icrocer
and jobbers ih blankets, nlovos, mitts, boots
rubbers, mackinaws und miners' .lundrles.
PUUKNS Sc Co.���Bakor Street, Nelson-
���   Wholesalo dealers in froHh a     curod
meats.   Cold SloraKo.
Biker Stroot. Nolson��� Wholesale dea
era in frosh and cured meat*.
J Street, Nelson ��� Wholesale dealers lr
hardware, niinerd' supplies, sporting good*
M'LACHLAN BROS. Baker Stroet Nolson,
. B. O.,���Dealers in general harhware,
mining supplies, gliss, pniils, Portland Coin lit, lire day and ScoU-h lire brick. Agonta
for Wilkliisnnd Co.'s celebrated stool wire rope
NhiLSON   HAltMWAltlC  CO.-Wholesale
paints, oils nnd t;li,ss; mechanics   tools
Fishing T-ickto nnd Spotting Cods a specialty
rpURNKB, BKKTON & Co.-Cornor Vornoi.
A and Josephine Stroots, Nelson���Whole
salo doalors in liquors, cignrs, and dry goods
Agents for Pahst Brewing Co. of Milwauloi
aud Calgary Browing Co or Calgary.
UDSON'S BAY Co.-Wholesalo grOCorlo
nod liquora cl*., Baker Stroet, Nelson.
1 Ollleo oorner Hall and Front Streets
Nelson���Lumber, coiling, flooring, and overv
thing in wood for building purposes, Got oui
prices.   Correspondence solicited.
rA.   M'DONALD,     Ag-nil   Hazolwood
���   Dairy Co. Ice Cream,
Kootenay Railway  and   _s-
Company, Ltd.
Shortost and quickest route to lho east and ul
points on .ho O. H. Sc N. nnd Northorn Pa
ciflo Kail ways lu Washington, Oregon and
Southern States.
Time Card Fffective Nov. 10. 1901
Kaslo & Slocan Ry-
3:30 a. m. Lv.
10:55 p.m. Ar.
Ar. 4:00 p. in
Lv. 1:15 p. in
Int. Nav- & Trading Oo
Ii:0f) p. m. Lv. Nol.ion Ar. 10:30 a. ni.
l>:10 p. in. Ar; Kaslo Lv. 7:00 a. in.
ConnooUng at Five Mile Point with Nelson
4 Kort v-hopj)ard lUUlwuy both to unci Ironi
KosHiand, uto.
Tlckotfl wold to all purU in Unitod SUta* and
Canada via Grout Northurn and O. It. 8c N
Co.'h linoH,
Ocean Htoamship  tickets and  rates vl   a
HncH will befurnihhed on application.
For further particular call on or iuldro��s
U. K.TAOKAnuiiY Atjent. NoIhoii B. Cl.
Close connection But and Went-
hound at .Spokane with trains of the
S|i ikiini' Fallu ami Northern Hailway,
D rect oonnectlon at st. Paul without change ol' depot with all trains for
Chicago, Toronto. Montroal, New York
and all points   ICnst and 8011th.
Loaves Spokane dailv for East at 9:40 t "in
Leaves Spokane daily tor West at 7:20 i.m
Leaves Spokane daily lor West at 8:00 p m
West-hound trains make direct connection for Victoria and Vancouver,
Portland, 81111 Fruncisco, and all points
on the Sound.
During the season of navigation East
hound trains connect at Duluth with
thenuvgnilicentsteamships North West
and North-Land OTtheNorthern Steamship Company Line, operated in connection with the Ureal Northern lia.il-
tor further information, aps, fold
era, etc., apply to any agent of .Spokane
Kulln _ Northern Ity., Kaslo Sc Hlocan
Ky., Kootoi ul Hailway A Navigation
Or , or to
Oity Pass, and Tkt-  Agt,  W  701   \V,
Kiversido Ave,, Kpokaue, Wash.
Q. K. TAOliAIUJUi', Local Agent,
Nel sou, B.O
West Kootenay Butcher Co,
Fresh   and    5alted   Heats
WHOLESALE and retail
Fisn unci Poultry in Season
E.   C.   TRAVES.   Man aver.
K.-W.-C Block, Ward Street, Nklson.
Orders by mail receive careful and prompt attentirn
(*��6oO��_*l*.>_��m*l_il_.l_��_���l____.m.,m���m���_.   j   ,   ^-y-g--g- >M> ^    .
The Canadian Bank of Commence I
With Which Is Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
Paid-up   Capital,   $8,000,000;   Reserve   Fund,   82,000,0o0s
������.,   _������    .    *K5rrl''?aU'   1;<-'��>urees Over 865,000,000.
HON, OEO. A. OOX, President^ B^. WALKEK, Oeueral Maiingei
London Olllee: oil Lombard Street,  B.  C.
,    ...     Ne* v��rk OMIce; 16 Eicliannc Place.
And 08 braachoH In Canada and ine t/nlted autos, Including
Atlin Orekmwodd Nklhon SANnOM
t_____[ ^r^v"*^0" ANn Wh,tk Hohh*-
UM16.1) SIATLS-New \uhk. San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Skauway.
Savings Bank Department.
Deposits Received and Interest Allowed,   i'renent Kate 8 Por Cent
Nelson Branch. GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager.
$1,000 wili imy cottage containing live j
rooms anil ���.wo lots in Hume Ad-1
ilition; beautiful view of the lake !
from verandas.      Very easy terms, j
$100   down   balance   in inonlbly piy-1
ments will buy a 0-roomud cottage, all modern improvements,
1 1-^ lots. Close to Maker street
and pleasantly situated. Full
particular.- of
R. J. STEEL, Broker, Nelson, B. C.
Manufacturers of BEST STEEL WIEE K0PE.
Tramway, Hoisting, Mining Wire Rope.
Lang's Lay for Tramways and Unde-ground Haulage
Local Stock carried, estimates furnished.
H. E- CBOASDAILE Ageut Nelson-   -
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
��� ".iiAAAAAt aea _a
~* 1   w   If TtyTTf    CK 1 J.I
Branch. Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nolson, Kasl.
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City
Orderi by matt to a-��y branch will have careful and nrnnu>t attention.
Spokane Fails &
NJCLSON LODGE    No. 23, A. F. Sc
M. moeU Hocond Wodnoaday tn
month,   VlrdUiitf brothorn wolcomo
I. O. U. F. Kootonay Lodgo
No. Hi, mectH ovory Monday night*
at   thoir  Hull,  Kootonny Htroot
Sojourning Odd Follows cordially invitod.
W. H. Smith, N. G.;  G. K. Mellon, V. U.; A.
LfrnghnrBti Hoc. Soa,    	
Northern ft'v.
KielRon  Sc Fort
Sheppard R'y,
Red fountain R'v.
NclHon Royal Arch Chapter No. 138, a. lt. 0.
McotH third VVednenduy. doJournlnK oomimn
Ioiih invited. Goorgo Johnstono, '/_ 1. J.
rtiiiw,   8.K. 	
Ev      NELSON L.ODGK  No.Hfl, K. of P,
/5/i^nioot.H in K. of 1\ hull, Oddfollows block
JtevoryTuortday ovoniiiK at 8 o'clook.
'All Visiting knightH cordially   Invite
Wm. Ihvink, C.C.
IImm Stkvknh. K.of K. and H.
Nelson Enoa pmentNo. 7. Meets ovory 9nd
and liii Friday of oach month, in Odd Fellows
Hall, cornor Uakor und Kootonay streets,
NoIhoii. A. H. Clomontn, 0. I\; 1>. RIcArthu;
It. Bt   Virtltiiitf brothorn always wolnnnm.
NBLfiON L. 0. L. No. 1609 mootH in Fru-
t'Tiiiiy Hall on llr-t nnd third Friday ovonlngH
of ouch month at 8 o'clock, visiting member
cordially invited. W. W, Uradioy, W, K.
A.Minty. R.S,
NKLHON AKK1K No. 22, K. O. K.. moot?
ovory BOOOnd and fourth Wodnondayn of oaoh
month. VMtinK mcruborH cordially Invit
GhurloH ProHHor, H*��nn��tary.
Kootonay Tent No. 7, K. O. T. M��� hold thajj
roKular mootiiiffH In Fraternity Hall, I. O. O. F
block, on tho tut and .ini Thursdays of oaok
u.onth. VinltlnK brethren cordially Invited to
attend. G.A. Hrowu   It. K.; Dr. il<< ������, Com
it. J.Bteel.D.B.O.
For the comfort of the number ol
people who are now using this
popular line, a direct daily Bulle"
Car service has been inaugurated
thereby giving passengers every
comfort obtainable on any of the
larger railways in Canada or th'
Close connections made  at  Spo
kane for the south, east  and  west.
Only io hours to Seattle and   i.
to Vancouver and Victoria.
Passengers booked direct through
to all European points,
NllXaoN'H   Ol.'KKN    NO.
sons   of   ENGLAND,   moat
lhl and lli-il \\'i->!in ilin ,-,, I,in^ "���
ouch inunOi ul Kiiiiurnliy hull
oornor of Itiikor uml Roolonu)
HLrootH. ViHlUiitf brolluiru conl.
lull} Invltod.
KuWAitu Maci.koi). HocroUinr.
NoIhoii Court Hlnr of Kootentiy, A. 0, !���
M,ii /.ml nnd lili w #-. 111 *���.. I .l> ,. in ovor)
Month. VIhIIIhk hriillirini wolcomo. V Muc
Mlliliui, C. I'.; Herbert Mcl/ood Son
COURT KOOTKNAY. I. O. F., No. 313d.
MccLlnirH ILh Thiimduy of nioiilh. FrutoriuU
hall, J A IitIiik 0 IC   ]>. H. KI-inii.K. II.
For HrHl-clasH leather wrlto
B. C Leather Co.
Vancouver, B, C.
Ilrltlnh f'oiumtila AkoiiIh for ihe oolobraUd
'���PfjIBTAKe" Solo 1.0111 her, Cut Solon uml
Heel Ploooa.
Iliimem Ixialhorn, Hi-Idle, Kn-lillo uml Skill-
IliK I oiilhnr-', Laofl unit Latlgo LOAthora, Upper Lculherx of nil kluiln
Munufuctiircm of Cloned t'ppcrH of all
Shoomnkor." Ton]-, and Hndlng., SliddUiry
Hnrdwiire. Illdon and ON..
CuinlouiiM aid prlca lint* on application.
Leave DAY TKAIN Arrive
OltO n.m Himkiuiu   7:19 p.ru
l8t8Sp,ni KoHMhuid 4 ���.'lit p.ru
L0:80 a.in.... Mmint,-iln 5'Ml |i, ru,
0:40 a.m Ni'lmm 0.45 p.ru.
H. A. JAOKaON, O. P. St T.A.
Hpokane  Wiwfe
Airont, Nnlnon, B.
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortoagk
head offios toronto,  ont.
Monoy to lotto on BtraiRht MortKage.
Apply to O. Ii. LKNNOA 1-i.k.i Hi.
Doiniuion and
Land Surveyor.
}6q NliLSON bc
unr    aajfX Nelson Dail, Minerr Saturdw, March 15, <9��s
Choice Designs for
Dainty People-
The dainty colorings of this season's goods have never been
equalled. In choosing Wall Paper
you want the prettiest and best.
Vou can get a better variety of Designs, Tints and Colors in Florals,
Stripes and Ingrains with Ceilings
and llorders to match, at our store
than anywhere else and at prices
ranging from 7c. per roll up
Booksellers, Stationers
Show Room for Mason Sc Riscb pianos
Captain M. P. Reid is at present in
command of tho steamer Kokanee, in
the absence of Captain Kraser.
Trunks, valises���Tbe Wallace Miller
The funeral of the late Mrs. Fraser
was held at S o'clock yesterday afternoon at Kaslo. Captain Frasti leaves
this morning for the coast.
Percy Criddle, who haB been manager in Nelson for live years for the
Turner lleeton company, has letf for
Victoria here he will reside iu future.
When you have any team work or
want coal or wood call up 33 West
Transfer Co, otlice Ward street, opposite Miner office.
In the report of the license commissioners meeting yesterday morning
the name of tbo Grand hotel should
have been given instead of the Grand
At the police court yesterday four
men were brought up on a chargo oj
gambling to which they pleaded
guilty Three were lined $30 and costs
and one (40 and costs.
Don't overlook us in our new quart'
ers opposite Miner office, Ward street.
Coal and wood, West Transfer Co.
B, -0. Walker, inspector of the
Ontario Accident Insurance Co., is in
the city and makes his headquarters
at the rhair. He has appointed
Brydges, Blakemore and Cameron,
as    local agents fur his company.
Men's and hoy's shirt waists and
colored shirts, latest American styles,
just received���The Wallace-Miller Co.
At the record ollico yesterday cer-
tificates of work were issued to W. N.
Rolfe on the Kathleen and to W. H.
Burpee on tbe Jessie, H. L. R. Macdonald recorded the location of the
Alterado mineral claim.
Rain coats, umbrellas, rut hers, new
goods, lust leceived; everything with
style, quality value, you'll Hnd hero.
��� Tbo Wallace Miller Co.,  limited.
Collections for the Tourist association are making good progress, but
tho committee desires that those in
teiesiod in it shall hand in tlieir contributions totbe members of the ex-
eeative eoniittce, or to W, A. Jowett,
the secretary.
Tomorrow at Emmanuel Congregational chucrh Rev. Wra Munroe will
preach in the morning on The
Christian's Call In the evening the
subject will be The Religious Condition of Our Province. A cordial invitation is extended to everyone.
Stnn now. think it over, better examine our shoe stock���The Wallace-
Miller Co., limited.
The lane has row risen seven inches
above the low water stage. Cottonwood creek still continues higher than
is usually the ease at Ibis season of
the year and a large quantity of snow
has fallen ill ttie mountains duriig
the last two weeks, a feot a day having fallen for over a we> k.
We have just received out new
spring stock of Wall Paper, F. J.
llradley and Co.
Ed Cole, who has been working at
Ymir for tbe winter came in on
Thmsday. lie brought from the
Spotted Horse mineral claim, near
the Porto Rico some fine samples of
ore. The rook is fr?e milling gold
ore. The .spotted Horse shipped two
carloads-last fall.
Cliff Lowden left on the S. P. Sc _..
train yesterday taking with him
the body of his brother to Columbus,
Ohio, their former nome. A short serviee was held at 8 o'clock at the undertaking parlors by Rev. Wm. Munroe, and then the body was taken to
the station in the hearse.
Beforo pi icing your order for wall
paper it will pay you to see our new
designs, F. 3. Bradley and Co.
The services on Sunday in the Methodist church will be conducted by the
pastor. The subject of the morning
sermon will be, Love's Constraining
Power, and in tbe evening, The
Simple Gospel. The music at the
morning service will be, anthem, I
Will Bless Thy Love; quarette, Come,
Thou Fount. The evening music will
bet Anthem, Blessed in the People
(Moxfleld); solo, Abide With Me,
(Ilutchins,) Mrs. Bell.
Bouse Cleaning Necessity���McLachlan Bros, have the latest shades in
Alabatsine or Murnlo. The best adhesive porous wall finishes,
Madden���0.    L.   McCarl   and   wife,
Harriett���H, Enslie, Silver lliil;   J.
Campbell, Lardo.
yueon's���James Jones,   Vancouver;
P. Chapman, Victoria.
Tremont���A.     Olson,   40-crcok ;   J.
ilrcsuahnn, Kokanee creek.
Hume.���II. Engleson, N. Chisholm,
Vancouver; Mrs. N. Chisholm, Erie;
W. U. Cary, H. J. Robie, Hamilton;
II. B. Day, Chicago; 11. U. Mucklcs-
ton, Greenwood,
Grand Central���A. Bremner, Molly
Gibson Lauding; Mrs. Andricksnn,
San Franoisco; G. A. Bakor and wife,
Fort Steele; J. Campbell, liayonne
mine; ,1. Lamb, A. Gillies, Silver
King mine; ,1, Pearcy, Vernon; R.
Campbell, Melita, Man.
Phair���P. Welch, Spokane; D,
Price, Winnip?g; L. S. Austin,Marysville; George W. Hull, Marysville
II. Van A. Switzer and wifo. Toronto
Frederick Bnrbridge, Spokane; Dr.
Wilson and wife, Morrissey; A. S.
Ruth, Olympia; M. II. MeKen/.ie,
She Thought About
a Food that would
Agree with Her.
An unnatural appetite for rich and
improper food is really kept ulivo by
the use of such foods, whereas a
change to healthful,   nourishing and
scientifically made food, will correct
the unnatural appetite. A littl woman
up at P'jehsl<ill, N. Y., Margaret
Smith, P.O.Box 198 says:
''I was such n sufferer from dyspepsia that life was a burden, 1 oould !
hardly keepjfrom eating all sorts ofj
pastry, cakes and other rich foods, |
although tbey did not agree with me,
nor in fact did any sort of food. I be-j
caine low spiritid and discouraged,
was too weak to work and very seri-i
ously troubled with palpitation of the:
''Drugs seemed to make me worse!
rather than belter. A friend said one j
day: '1 believe Grape-Nuts food j
would cure you,1 explaining that that
food was made with great care and in- j
tended for lhe prevention and relief of
diseases that   were   brought abuiit  by
Improper food.
"That was Saturday night,   and all
dny   iui.duy   I   kept thinking  about
Grape,Nuts, and the first thing Monday morning I sent for a package. I
had it in my mind that the food woul
look liko nuts, and was disappointed
when I found it had to be eaten with n
spoon. However, I followed the
directions and made a meal of Grapo-
Nuts and milk, which 1 found to be
delicious,. and for tho first time in
months I suffered no distross after
"I at once began to feel hopeful
that might lie cured at last. Since
that day I nave used (Irape-Nuts constantly, morning and night, and havo
steadily improved in health,until now
1 am as woll as I ever was in my
life; weigh 10 pounds more than I did
a yeur ago, have no palpitation of the
heart and can work al) day long
"At supper I havo Grape-Nuts
mixed with scft-boilcd eggs. I make
my dinner on any kind of food I
desire. One of thu bust tilings about
tbls cure by proper food is that I no
lunger have any desiio for the rich,
indigestible rubbish of Which I used
to be so fond,"
Health and Disease
as Illustrated In ihe Scalp. Fig. I
shows 1 section of a healthy hair
magnified. Fig. 2 shows ihe deadly
effect of the DANDRUFF GERMS
that are destroying ihe hair root.
Destroy thi cause you remove
the effect
No Dandruff, no Falling Hair, no
Baldness, If you kill the germ with
For Sale by all Druggists.
Price $1.00. 1
(Continued from First Page)
myself personally took tho dead bod\
of Lowden and placed it in a wagon
I then took Sherbert in my arms and
placed him in the wagon I then
went dowu the road with them a short
piece, when Sherbert said to mo in
words to this effect, "Mr. Cortiana.
I thank you very much for your kindness, you may as well return to the
mine, as 1 will not need you."
I havo personally visited tho cabin
of tbe Achilles mine where tho accident occurred, aud found that the
cabin was not built to suit a district
of that kind.
Further I found that Sherbert did
not have much difficulty in extricating himself from where he was huiied
not antbing like that he lias made out
he had, seeing that the bed in whieh
he was lying, is quite free, nnd there
was only about three feet of snow
around him, measuring from the top
of the cabin.
The bed iu which Lowden was lying
was ahout two feet from where Slier
bert's bed was, and the surroundings
certainly indinte that Sherbert made
no effort to liberate his companion.
There nover was a question nf
money suggested to Sherbert, notwith
standing Sherbert's statements to the
contrary, and I am prepared to jm\
the costs of an investigation commit
tee, to go and visit the scone of accol
dent, aud it will result in showing
that Sherbert was heartless to desert
his companion in the way he did.
Thanking you for your valuable
space taken up, I feel satisfied tbat
you will print my letter, in order that
the trnth may be known re this mat
ter.    I remsin, yours very truly,
It   Will   Operate   tho   Chapleau   and
Mansfield    Properties.
Tbo London Finanieal Times, of
Feb. 27 contains the notice of the incorporation of a company to tako over
the claims of tha Chapleau company
and Mioso that havo boon handled by
Ernest Mansfield. No further information regarding the new company has
been received in Nelsou, but it I
thought that the result will be that
these properties will be worked on a
large scale during the coming suinni
The notice of  the   Incorporation  if
tho company reads a follow :
Kaslo-Slocan Mining and Financial
Corporation, Ltd.���Registered February Kith, by Tyrell, Lewis and Co.,
1-8, Albany-court-yard, VV. Capital
��500,01)0, in ��1 shares. Objectsi To
acquire and deal in and with options,
grants, concessions, leases, ulaims,
liconses or authorities in any part of
the world, in particular, to acquire,
work und turn to account certain mineral claims in the district of West
Kootenay, British Columbia, specified
in two agreements (1) with R. Laudi;
and (3) with the Chapleau Consolidated Gold Mining company, Ltd.,
(11101), and its liquidator, and tu
carry on the business of prospectors,
explorers, miners, metallurgists, contractors, financial agents, bankers,
etc. The signatories are: P. S.
Browning, 58, Greshnm HoiiBe, Old
Broad-street, E, C.,1 share; I'. R.Scrl-
ven, II, Dawlisb-road, Leyton.l share;
T. 1). Simmins, 1S3, Church-rond,
Camiobury, 1 share; C. E. White, 45.
Illghgatc-hill.N. 1 share Y. Oesterley,
Belgravc, Manor-rend, Romford, I
share; 0, R. B. Browne, Burnhnm.
Essex, J.P., 1 share; St. John V. II.
Molyneux, Fernleigb, Heneonslielil-
road, St. MargBri't's-oii-Thames, 1
Bhsre. No initial public issue. The
number of dhoetors is not to be less
tban three nor more than fourteen;
the subscri tiers to appoint the first.
Qualification, ��100. Remuneration,
��800 per annum nnd ]() per cent, of
the net profits In excess oi ��8,000,
divisible Registered ofllco, Gresham
House, Old Broad-street, E.G.
Monarch Special
A Watch built especially  to  stand
the hard usage of this country, it has
as a fine timepiece.    It  will be  at
home   on   the   railroad  or  in  the
Have a look at it before  buying,
- OF _
Patenaude Bros.
A remarkably beautiful n850rt. J
ment of all the nice things tint !
go to make up a complete U j
outfit 111 many new pn term m�� *
shapes, all of the best nuallfv !
of Sterling Silver, ami ,',",> 5
tremely reasonable figures Wo ���
wnnt you to see thera. J
��� Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty 1
|J. J. walker!
��� ���
Be Sure and Get the Genuine.
1 Lawrence Hardware Company a
-;: Scle Agents, Nelson, B. C. __\
obtained 111 all countries
Registered Patent Attorney, Mechanical Engineer and Draughts.
man. Bank of 13. N A. building,
Hastings St., Vancouver, _ fj,
Write for full particulars,
To enable us to dispose of the slock of Tweeds anil Woollens just purchased   ��t
a rate on the dollar from E. J. Kobio,  Merchant Tailor we will for the next
30 days give the largest discount ever given in ordered clothing.
Flue fujillsli Woi'hIimI Trouserings, Hade to Order
rim* sruiiii Tweed Suiting'sMado in Order
Fine in.iri. f.iikIInIi Worsted Siliflll|{>, uiado lo Order
S li.'iO
ao 1111
Satisfaction Guaranteed.   Union Hade.
H. M. VINCENT, Merchant Tailor, Baker St.
Between S. S. Bailey, Plaintiff, lnj
Dellie Mining ami Milling Cum.
pany (Foreign), Defendants,
<r..Q��_��_<_&��t_l��Q.l&> .��..����� ��-..��>���&< .g*,��.i(SM.S��t>t>*����>��&��i&������ulH'0'����������
\.. Nelson Opera House ..
I ORE NICHT, Wcdncsdiy, March 19th.
j   The Queen of Hayti
j 40    FAMOUS FUN MAKERS    40
I'llllJ  ClrlH
Bewitching Muale
(���iirKriius I ii.,liiiii,s
sum 1 iii Beenery
Orand oiirmtir
muni concert s.30 v, m.
1   Prices 50c, 75c. & $1   Seats on Sale Tuesday at HcDonald's.   5
has boen discovered on the
Similkameen   Valley   Coal    Company's
On the 15th instant I will offer for sale the Company's stock at $1.10
PER SHAKE, payable $10 monthly per '100 shares, " A further advance
will take place on April 1st.    Rush in your orders.
MUNIS' ACT, 1809.
Pursuant to an oirii r of tlie Honor.
alrle, Mr, Justice Martin, made In tht
ubuvc action on Friday, the 21st day
ot February, 1002, nnil of Ihu registrar's directions dated tho 1st day of
March, 190B, und filed herein, there
will he offered for rule with theap.
probation of the Deputy District
Keg strar at Kelson, by .Samuel P.
Tuck, Auctioneer, at the court honse,
Nelson, Mritisn Colu.jbiu.on Mondij,
the 17th tiny of March, 1902, at tile
hour of 11 o'eioeh in the fol'enouu.
ALL AND SINGULA!) tliat certain
parcel ami tract of land anil piemlses,
situate, lying and being in the Kent!-
uay District cf British Columbia,com.
poped of Lot 2H in Group I, ami
Uuown upon the official plan or survey, of the said district, as tin
"l'lollie" Mineral Claim, for 1 he purpose of satisfying the plaintiff's judgment, which wms obtained on tho ISM
day of February, 1902, for tbo sum ol
If.",,701,07 and costs taxed at 124,11
with interost thereon at, the rate uf 5
per cent, per annum, since said date
and the costs of these proceedings,
The purchaser will be requited to
make payment in cash at close ofaft
The purchaser will also be rtqiiwl
to satisfy himself as to the inleitft
and title of the defendants. The high'
est bidder will be tlie purchaser,
Further particulars may be obtained
from the plaintiff's solicitors or tbu
Hated at Nelson, Uritish Columbia,
this 1st day of March,  100-*.
Deputy Hi strict Registrar.
Elliot and' Lennie, rMsintW
Nelson, B. C.
Official Broker
There will   be  a  meeting-  of
MARCH   17
at S o'clock for the election
of Piesident and the transaction of other important
Sec'y Pro Tern.
Finest and Best Bar ln the City.
The best Brands of Liquors
and cigars.
$1.00 AND $1.50 PER DAY
JOSEPH HARWOOD,   -   proprietor
J. 0. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc-,
Late of Geological  Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
Baker Stre* Nelson. B c
If there is anything you require,aslr
for  it  in    b* column  of the Miner
Seeds, Trees, Plants,
Roses, Bulbs
Agricultural  Implements, Bee Sup.
plies, Fruit Baskets, Fertilizers.
Ontnlogne Frae.
M.  J.   HENRY
iWoO Westminster Hoad, Vancouver, B.O.
Iii the matter of the VVtding-TJp Act,
C. 129, of the revised Statutes 0
Canada and Amending Acts, IM
in the matter of tlie AtbubWiO
Hold Mine, Limited. .
The orediters of  the above named
Company aro require,, ou or befoWW
Mth day of April,   1002,   tosend*�����
names   and addresses and tlio parlieu
lars of their debts or claims Mttw
names and addresses ol their BOllouor
if   any    to    Uobert     Unmet   1 �����"�����
Esquire, Fairfield Building, OranrM
street,    Vancouver,   BritishiCohm.,
the   Offioial   Liquidator oi   be"
Company, and is ao required by ������l
iu writing from said Offlcla    !���
tor, are   by their aolioltors to.coo ��
and prove their snid debts or clttio
the chambers of tbe Distriot Kegi��uw
of this court at Ihe court Ikhih"
City of Vancouver,   at   buoI 1 tin   .
shall he speeitieil in such notice,
default thereof they will   M ���������
from   the benelit of  any   aistrioui
uuule beforo liuch debts are prt'"���.,,.
AND NOTICK   i* 'lh:K    ,'ti..f
THBB GIVEN that the first ��eon��jj
of creditors in the above   niaww
be   hold   at   tho   offices Of the OTMJ.
signed solicitors for the ����"' ������
tor at 11 o'olook In the forM J, ���
Monday the ::ist day ol flpnii ^
whieh among other bUBino* .,
transacted a resolution w'''���|r0n.
ruitteel tc the oredltora or j ^
proval providing for we ������ c.
company's assets subject to i"u
tion of the court. ,.,ir.,i,  \,
Dated   this   4th   day  of Maroil,
D, 1008. ������    .,    nrOOM
WILSON,      SENKLIOH   ft    tSW
B3lHtoie' for the aaid Liqjnd��t��r
Y. O.
. u. ^RBBN        Y. B. OaaVOM
Civil Engineers and Provincial U��
cor. Kootonay & Victoria Sts. NdlW
P.O. Box 145 'i'1 '-'"���""
Subscriptions taken for the
son   Daily  and  Weekly  *!������'���
publisher's prices  by  J
ANEY, New Denver.
r ai
B. C.
About   that   Becond-ham"   dvfr
vours.    You'll sell it �� y��uj ,lB1,
tise lt in Tht Miner want u>'"��
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