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Daily Edition No.  1252
Nelson,   British  Columbia. Wednesday, January 29, 1902
Eleventh  Year
Prospect of Large Immigration to Canadian Northwest.
Manltobans Petition for Compensation to Liquor
unanimously passed the following resolution : "That this board has watched with intense   inteiest   the   conduct
!of the Boer war, forced upon the empire by the insulting ultimatum of
Kruger, and .villi remembrance of the
treatment     of      tbe       Johannesburg
j refugees and tbe vandalism of the
Boer inavders in Natal, expresses its
admiration of the patience, endurance
and unparalleled clemency of our
troops In the enemy's country, and
the kind treatment of prisoners everywhere, and deprecates the malevolent
feeling sbown by a jealous continental
European press, from which we had
expeoted, if not a remembrance of
past services, at least a truthful and
just criticism.
Winnipeg, Jan. 28.���J. Obed. Smith
immigration commissioner, returned
yesterday from a trip to the Soo line.
He went out in connection with tho
arrangements for the reception of
large numbers of immigrants from the
United States. Immigration acuom-
���noilution will be required at a num.
ber of points. Two places already
selected, at which immigrants will be
accommodated are Hal hi ito and
Milcsitoue. The movement, Mr, Smith
says, has already commenced, but it
would be advisable that settlers
should not be encouraged to come too
earlv in the year.
When questioned as to tbe probable
number el pec ted from the United
States this year, he said he could not
yet form an estimate further than it
would be quite safe to SBy that there
would be at least twice as many as
caine in last year over the Soo road.
Tne numoer ot Americans who came
in via that route last year, was 18,000
and therefore Mr. Smith's estimate
is 36,000, The land along the Sao
line, which Bold for $3 per acre a
year ago is now on the price llBt of
the railway companies ana others at
horn $4 to $7 por acre, and the demand is very great.
The writ for the Portage la Prairie
by-election for the Manitoba legislature was Issued today. Nominations
will be made on February Gth and
polling, if any, on February 13th,
A pptition was presented to the
legislature today by Thos. Taylor, M.
P. P., for Centre Winnipeg, calling
upon the legislature to grant reasonable compensation to liquor dealers
and property owners, ln event of the
Manitoba Liquor Act being enforced.
The petition was one of the largest
ever presented to the legislature, having nearly s,000 signatures attached.
Montreal  Contest  Narrowed Down to
Smith and Cochrane.
Montreal, Jan. 8.���The mayoralty
tangle was all smoothed out today.
This morning objeciiou was filed to
tne mandamus, when to everybody's
surprise, it was discovered that Judge
Langelier repudiated the judgment
upo.i which tne write of mandamus
had been issued. The explanation
given was that tbe issue of the summons was due to a clerical error. All
the juoge would do yesterday was to
order that the opposition she old be
giver, nine days to prepare arguments.
That will bring argument in ou Sat-
uiday the day of the election, and
eonsuquently too late to be of any
avail. Therefore Wilson Smith and
Cochrane are left alone in the field
with the chance in favor of Uouhrane's
election by a largo majority. The
Prelontaine people it is said will ask
for an injunction postponing the
The contract was signed with a New
York construction syndicate, of which
P. Sinare iB president, to construct
the Mnntreal-Longneuil bridge whioh
will he used by the Rutland railway
and connections for an entrance to
Montieal. The estimated cost of the
new bridge and terminals is
Pire this evening completely gutted
the Guardian Assurance company's
building on St. James street. Besides
tbe insuranoe oompany, tho principal
loss is that of the Burglary Guarantee
company, the station of whose system
��aB in the basement. Twenty firms
of lawyers, arohitects and other professional men,had offices in the building and they lost all their effects The
total loss is placed at $10u,000, well
insured. The fire started from the
burning out of an   electric light plug.
Montreal Board  of  Trade  Deprecates
Foreign Hostile Feeling.
Montreal,   Jan.   28.���The Board  ot
Jrade   at   Us  annual meeting  today
War Office Pays Three Per Cent, on
all Disbursements.
Toronto, Jan. 28.���The Evening
Telegram's London cable says: "John
E. Barlow,Liberal member for Frome,
in the House of Commons today asked
whether those colonies whinh have
expended money at the request and on
recount of the war olliee have charged
a commission and if so, at what rate
per cent, it was the iutention of the
government to pay such commission.
Sir John Broderick replied that the
usual commission nf three pur cent.
on local expenditure in connection
with the raising and equipping con
tingents furnished for South Africa
would be allowed the colonies by the
Imperial government.
London. Jan. 28. ���There haB been
no dispute between tne colonies
and the War ofiico in regard
to the payment of colonial
troops. Canada, Australia and New
Zealand expended large amounts on
bebalf of the War oflice and in making up the bills, some of tlie businesslike Australian premiers added three
per cent, commission. The War oflice
referred the matter to tbe Colonial
office. The question wus raised by W.
ta. K. Redmond (Irish Nationalist) in
the House of Commons today and the
war secretary, M. Broderick replied
that such a commission was customary
for local expenditures in behalf of the
Imperial government and that it
would be allowed in the case of the
Representative Committee Will Build
One by Dollar Subscriptions.
Rossland, Jan.28.���At a numerously
attended publio meeting held heie
last night it was unanimously resolved to open a subscription list for a
memorial for the late Rev. O, Irwin.
A committee of 50, fully representing
every olass of the communitty was
formed and lists will be sent to every
portion of tbe province. Subscriptions
have been limited to $1.00 and it is
hoped tbat the call will be largely
enough responded to to enable the
committee to erect a suitable memorial to the memory of the man who
devoted his time and means to the
relief of distress and frequently denied
himself the common necessaries of
life that he might give to these
need. The officers of tbe committee
are J. S. Clute, mayor of Rossland,
chairman; J. S. C. Fraser of the Bank
of Montreal, treaBurur, aim MesErB.
C. S. Wallis and Edwin Durant,
Balfour Admits Receiving Proposal Through
Dr. Kuyper Looking to a
Skillful Diplomacy of Dutch Premier at
Last Gives Hope for an End
to Hostilities.
London,   Jan
ment   of   A. J.
leader   ln   the
dny,   that   no
28.���The   announce-
Balfour,   government
Honse of Commons to-
overtures of peace had
been received from any authorized
sonrce to speak in behalf of the Boers
but tbat a communication was, however, received late on Saturday last,
from the Dutch government which
was now under consideration, caused
a sensation in the lobbies of parliament. Lord Rosebery is generally
credited with having brought about
this movement on tne part of the
Dutch government. Tt is recalled that
Dr. Kuyper, the Dutch premier, in an
interview published about Chistrmas
time, was represented to have urged
the impossibility of Holland's intervening in Soutb Africa, unless she
had reason to think that both parties
wished it. Consequently it is regarded
as certain that the present move was
inspired by the Boer delegates. The
Petit Bleu of Brussels, tbe organ of
the Krogeritcs,flatly denied last night
that the Boer delegates had charged
any one to make a peace proposition
and professed to be in entire ignorance of the Dutch communication.
The Hugue correspondent of the
Daily Mail, claims to have ascertained
that Dr. Leyds inspired the Dutch
Foreign Secretary, who was further
advised by Professor Asser, the international   jurist,   ai��d   adds  that Dr.
Leyds tho European representative of
the Transvaal is apparently attempting to draw Mr. Chamberlain, tbe
British Colonial Secretary, to disclose
the terms conditional upon the waiving of independence.
The Daily News this morning,
claims credit far the initiation of tbe
peace movement. This paper says
that after Lord Rosebery's speech at
Chesterfield, they sent Dr. Bischop,
wbo was recently counsel for the
Dutch government before the compensation commission, and who is neither
a Briton nor a Boer, ou amission to
the continent to invite the Boer delegates to a consideration of the base of
negotiations which Lord Rosebery
suggested namely to grant the Boers
self government on the Canadian
model; no unnecessary pr-longation
ofthe military occupation ; complete
amnesty to colonial rebels and to
Boers, and grants of money to enable
the Boers to restart the farms. Dr.
liischop had.a long conference with
the Boer delegates on the continent,
with the exception of Mr. Eruger.
Bnt, he was assured tbat the ex-
president bad delegated his authority
and that it was not necessary to see
hiin. According tu the paper, Dr.
Bischop persuaded the delegates to
hold a.conference and discuss bis proposals. Then followed the visit of
Dr. Kuyper to London.
Montreal, Jan. 28.���The coroner's
jury, today held Arthur Lanrin, the
son of Cyrille Laurin, the well known
horseman, as criminally responsible
for the death of George W. Smith, the
negro trainer, employed by his father.
Young Lanrin und Smith got into a
quarrel, during wbich Laurin shot
Smith who died in a few hours.
Smith oame here from New York last
Halifax, Jan. 28.���John Gray, who
enlisted fronj Britinh Columbia as a
member of the Canadian Mounted
Rifles and who is under arrest here,
under the name of Walter Gordon, for
murder committed two ytars ago at
Whitewater, Man., has been identified
as Gordon. When he enlisted he gave
the name of next of kin as J. Gordon,
Brooklin, Ontario.
Boston, Jan. 29-Seven Italians
were burned to death in a fire on
Fleet street this morning and a number were seriously injured. The fire
was in a tenement house in the north
President Autbonzed  to Begin on the
Cable to Manila.
Washington, Jau. 28.���At a meeting
today the PaoiHc cable bill was
amended so aB to provide that the government cable shall be of Amorican
make if this canjbe supplied according
to the highest standard and at a cost
not exceeding 10 per cent, above
foreign manufacture. Another amendment authorizes the Postmaster-General, tho Secretary of War, and the
Secretary of the Navy, to make arrangements for a connection with
Japan and China.
A proposed amendment authorizing
the president to purchase a private
cable if he considered it advantageous
to do so, was defeated. As finally
determind upen, the bill provides for
a government cable from the coast of
California to Hawaii and the Philippines islands via Midway and the
island of Guam, or by whatever route
the president may oonsider most practicable. The cost iB fixed at not to
exceed $10,000,000 of which $500,000 is
made immediately available. The
work of construction is entrusted to
the army and navy departments and
after the cable is laid its operation is
under the control of the Postmaster-
General, Secretary of War and Secretary of the Navy. Provision is made
for government messages and al6o for
private messages at a rate not exceed,
ing 25 oents a word to Hawaii
cents a word to Manila.
and 50
Colombian   Vessels Sa"il   to Meet  the
Insurgent Fleet.
Panama, Jan. 28.���The government
steamers Boyaca, Chucuito and Gen
eral Campo, sailed lrom here today to
make an attempt to bioak the blockade of Agua Du Ice, where the revolutionary fleet was last seen, and to
communicate with Goneral Castro.
Tho government has sent strong reinforcements to resist any attaok on
General Pinto, with 3,000 men, bas
marched from Cali to Bogota, to reinforce the government troopa at the
I against such an elusive enemy. The
condition of Capt. David S. Porter's
I marines who took part in the expedition into the interior of Samar, is
much worse than previously described.
They suffered    [earful hardships   and 	
were without food   for   several   davs.   _,.       _
The natives who accompanied the i KH��y Defeats Barnard In Vlc-
marmes claimed they were unable   to
distinguish tbe edible roots,which the
marines did not believe. Tbe anger
of the marines against the natives is
intense. None of the latter returned
witb the marines. Tbe marines Buffered so acutely from starvation that
they ate the raw flesh of two dogs.
When Capt. Porter and the first
thiee of his men staggered into camp
tbey were delirious and difficulty was
experienced concerning tbe whereabouts of their companions.
Williams, of the first infantry,
headed the relief expedition in tbe
face of a heavy rain stoim which
flooded the rivers. He succeeded in
reaching the remaining ton men who
wonld otherwise bave certainly
perished. He found them all delirious. Two of the men were discovered
iu the branches of trees,   barking like
gs. Some of the marines are so ill
that they are not likely to recover.
General Chaffee has endeavored to
obtain full details of the trip of the
marines, but Capt. Porter is not yet
able to lucidly explain matters.
Contractor's   Statement   on the
York Tunnel Accident.
New York, Jan. 28.- The authori
ties are energetically at work trying
to solve the mystery of the terrible explosion of dynamite whioh killed six
people and did so much damage in
the vicinity of the Grand Central
station. After many hours of thought
on the subject District Attorney
Jerome said tonight that he had come
to the conclusion that fire undoubtedly
caused the explosion. He bad ascertained that Epps, the powder man,
had a candle in the dynamite house
and wilh it had lit another longer
candle. In doing tbis, according to
the district attorney's opinion, afire
may have been started which ignited
the parafined paper in wbich tbe Cartridges were wrapped. Mr. Jeromo
has concluded from information re-
cieved from various sources that at the
time of the explosion there was between 125 and 200 pounds of explosives in the house, and in the morning
there had been probably (SOO pounds.
John B. McDonald, chief contractor
of tbe Rapid Trannit tunnel, gave out
a long siatment in the form of an interview concerning the explosion. He
said the blasting work nearest to
the magazine, which exploded, was
nearly two hundred feet away and
he does not attempt to explain tbe
cause of the accident. He is inclined
to doubt that a blast did it. He also
agreed that dynamite ought nut to explode in fire and said that fulminate
of silver detonators which are used as
caps in tbe cartridges were not stored
in the magazine, this containing
dynamite onlj.
A Body of American Marines Starved
Until Delirioub,
Manila, Jan. 28.���Gen. Chaffee curtailed his trip and returned here today. He says he found the conditions
apparently satisfactory everywhere except at Samar, where continuous rain
during the past two months haa retarded    the
Programme of  His  Official Reception
at New York and Washington.
Washington, Jan. 28.���The programme for the reception of Prince
Henry, of Prussia, was finally completed today, so far as '.he exchanges
between the president and the prince
are concerned. The arrangements now
agreed npon differ somewhat from
those made heretofore, and permit the
prince and party to spend more time
In New York City.
Tbe programme is as follows:
Saturday, Feb. 22.���Arrival in New
York harbor, probably about noon on
Kron Pnnz Wilhelm, of North German Lloyd line. Admiral Evana, commanding tbe North Atlantic squadron,
will greet Ihe steamer at the quarantine station and conduct His Royal
Highness, Prince Henry, witb his
suite to the Hohenzollero, which the
president's delegates will then visit
to extend greetings. Visit of the
mayor of New York. Exchange of
military visits in the atteinoon.
Prince Henry and his suite will attend the Irving Place theatre and return to the Hohenzollern for the night
Sunday, Feb. 23.���In tbe morning
religious exercises on board tbo
Hohenzollern. If the weather is
favorable, a visit to the tomb to Gen
eral Grant in tbe afternoon. Leaves
for Washington iu tbe evening by
special train on the Pennsylvania
Monday, Feb. 24.���Short stop at
Baltimore at 9 a.m. Arrival at Wash
ingtou at 10.30 a.m. Military escort
from the Pennsylvania railway station
to the White House and thence to the
German embassy. Tbe president will
return the visit of tbe prince at noon.
Visits of ambassadors and ministers.
Visits to the capitol at 4 p.m. Dinner
at the White House at 6.30 p.m After
dinner, the prince will return to New
York by speoial train un tht Pennsyl
vania railway. Departure of the preii-
dent and his party for Jersey City by
the lennsylvaula railway.
Tuesday, Feb. 25.���Departure of the
president and his party aod uf the
prince and his suite from Jersey Cily
for the shipyard of tho Townsenl-
Downey ship building company at
Shooter's island. Launching of the
yacht of his Imperial majesty, the
German Enjperur.at 10.30 a.m. Lunch
to the president on board tlie Hohenzollern at 1.30 p. m. Visit of the
prince to tho mayor ot New York in
the afternoon. Dinner to the mayor
of New York at fi 80 p.m. Gala opera
at the Metropolitan Opera bouse after
the dinner.
Wednesday, Feb. 20.���Lunoheon
with representatives of commerce and
industry at 12.30 p. m. Sight seeing
in New York In thc afternoon. Torchlight concert at the Arion club at 6.30
p. m, Banquet of the press of the
United States at 8 p.m. Special ferry
to the Pennsylavnla railway at midnight and journey to Washington.
Thursday, Feb. il.���Arrival of
prince at Washington and esoort to
the German embassy. Memorial exercises to President McKinley in tho
house of representatives, the prince
and his suite attending. Visit In the
afternoon to Mount Vernon.
Friday, Feb.28.���Visit to Annapolis
in the afternoon. Dinner at the German embassy.
Saturday, March 1 ���Departure of
the prince" and his suite for his south
for the
Loss  of Condor  Confirmed
From the Wreckage
Riley is tbe
Ottawa    by
Victoria, Jan. 28.���The by-eleotion
lor the seat made vacant in the House
of Comoiuns by the retirement of Col.
Prior was held here today. The election resulted In a victory for George
Riley, Liberal, by 421 majority over
Frank S. Barnard, Conservative. The
election was a quiet one. Tbe victorious candidate held
beaded by a band tonight,
first Liberal sent to
The steamer Queen City which
reached port this afternoon reports
that the boat found by tbe Indians
about four miles from Abousett reservation on January 6th was undoubtedly that of the Condor, The beat
was white painted, 17 feet long,
clinker built ard had round hardwood
panels on her bow with brass letter
C" in centre. There was also tbe
naval broad arrow un her stem, and
below this were the figures "XVI" in
Roman numerals, below were the
letters SUB, or SUB with the cross
bar obliterated. Below this was
SH 98, evidently the contlaution for
Sheerness 189**, she having been built
at lhat yard iu that year. She had
two galvanized iron gripes, an iron
ring six inches in diameter,four pieces
of galvanized iron chain, two feet
long, marked with the letters M T
and S R. There was a small hole
about one foot long by six inches on
the port side of her bottom.
No further news was received of the
wreckage found marked Red Bock.
At Cape Beale a good watch and a
chronometer have been washed ashore.
Tbe chronometer ls ef English make
and the watch is number 55883. It
had a long square link, guld chain,
and on the back uf the watch ia a
Maltese Cross with a green stone.
These are believed to come from the
wreck which was broken up off Cape
Beale. Tbey were found near there
by the light house keeper at Cape
The Times of this city prints a
story of wreckage having been fonnd
from the Condor near Alberni. When
the geographical position of Alberni
at the head of the long canal running
from Barkley sound is considered this
seems improbable. No news bas been
received iu confirmation and it ia regarded as a take. The Queen City
spoke tbe Grant at Uclulet and no report was given of the finding of
wreuksge. The Grant was bound to
Ahousett to secuie the Condor's   boat.
H. M. S. Egeria did not leave to
search for the Condor on the west
coast until this afternoon.
The schooners ol the Victoria sealing fleet who will carry Indian orewB
were all. reported at different points
along the island coast by the Queen
City. All were seouring gocd com-
pietements of Indians and having no
difficulty in getting their crews.
Steamer Iyo Maru, of the Nippon
Yusen Kaisha line,arrived tonight on
her maiden trip from the Orient.
A System of National Granaries
Would Cost ��30.000,000.
London, Jan. 28.���In the commons
today Gerald ff. Balfour, president of
the Board of Trade, rather eontenipt-
ously dismissed an amendment to the
address In reply to the speech from
the throne at the opening of parliament, proposed by U. Seton-Karr
(Con.), regarding the old-time question oi tho food supply in war time,
saying that tho subject was thread-
hare and that so long as the United
Kingdom retained the command of tbe
seas, it wbb quite sufficient to depend
upon thc ordinary operations of supply and demand. A system of national
granaries would necessitate an uatlay
of ��30,000,000. He added that war
risks ought not to entail a rise of
more than ten per cent in tbe price of
cereals. The government law no
reason to   appoint a committee Of in.
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with those who make the round trip,
in the presence of witnesses, provided
the distance is covered within an
hour, conld point to with priae next
summer when the rohins are' singing;,
the peaches are ripening and the men
iu ihiiinels are tugging at oars
in their shells to cover the same distance in shout four times the lime.
Hibernal sports like skating, ski
running, tohhoggoniug, snoreshoeing
or hookey make those who indulge in
them strong, rugged and healthy. Indulgence in these health-giving pastimes is one of the reasons why the
men of the northern zone, even from
the earliest days, have been able to
defeat those raised where the sunshine
is almost perpetual, in war aud iu
games where strength, skill and
endurance were required.^The^Roman
legionaries because of their trained
skill in war, better formation and
superior weapons at first were able to
whip the men of the north. When,
however, the Huns and Uoths learned
moro about the art of war by experience, sulrmitted to discipline and_met
the Romans on ectOBi footing in this
respeut they overran the Roman empire almost at will.
The citizens of Kossiand have decided to erect a memorial in honor of
the late Rev. Henry Irwin. The
subscriptions to tile memorial lund
have beeu limited to 81, the idea in
thus making the sum, which each
subscriher shall give, small is that if
Rev. Irwin had the directing of the
gathering of the fund for the memorial he would resent any deprivation
that would inflict the least hardship on individuals for his sake. The
keynote of bis admirable character
was unselfishness of whieh o was the
embodiment in every fibre of his
being. Homo men have a lust for
money, others for power, or for fame,
but he had a lust foi doing good and
in this only did he indulge hiinself,
His humanity was so broad that it
embraced all races and eieeds, as his
only desire was to know that his help
was needed and that there was suffering that he could ease, naked that he
could clothe, hungry that he could
feed, bereaved that he conld   condole.
At the same time he was entirely
unaffected nnd thete was no eel!
glorification in vvnat he did, and his
chief regret was that he could not
give more and do in.-re, even when he
deprived himself of almost the neoes-
saries of life for thc sake of othcrB.
The people understood him from the
highest to the lowest and their regard
went beyond liking him���they loved
him as a orother. His charity was,
like that of a Magdealeu, who resided several years ago in one of the
coast cities. One bitter cold night a
poor wretch homeless, penniless and
dying knocked at her door, saying
that every other door was closed to
him and craved permission to shelter
his cold, enfeebled body from the pitiless storm. lie was taken in and
warmed and cared for hut it was his
last night on eaith and towards the
grey hours of the morning he died
with no hand but that ot the woman to
soothe his last moments. The reporters of tlie papers on learning of the
death came and asked the woman who
he was, where he was born, what was
his name, and the Magdalen replied,
"I did not inquire into his geneology.
The man was cold, weak and dying
and I did not caie what his name
was. He needed help and I gave it to
him. I took him iu and cared for
him, and that's all there is to it."
Father Put never Inquired into tho
geneology of those lie assisted. He
will live in the memory of those
who knew him ns long as they live,
but it is proper tint those of the
future Bhall know that amid the
misty mountain tops ol the Kootenays
there once lived a man who followed
as close as he could the teachings of
his master so that some cf them, mayhap?, will be induced to follow bis
good example, anrl. therefore. the
idea cf the reople of Rossland in rearing some sort of a monument to his
memory is a commendable one.
To the lovers of hibernal sport, and
there are many of them, the condition
are now most favorable for indulging
in them around Nelson. The snow
covered steeps afford splendid opportunities for toboggonirig anil ski running, while the sides of the rrrountain
furnish thc best of chances for those
who like to take tramps on snow-
shoes. On the lake in front of the
city, however, the cold weather has
fashioned a sheet of ice four 01 five
inches in thickness, which extends for
several miles up and down the lake.
This affords a large field for the
skater. He is not cramped here by
the four walls of a rink, but can let
himself out and travel for miles if he
has thn breath and the muscle for it.
It is seldom even in Nelson lhat the
opportunity comes for such excellent
i-knting and full advantage is being
taken of it, ns the ice has many
patrons. An ordinary skater should
be able to travel at lhe rate of ten
miles an hour with comparative ease.
A spin on   the  skates from   Nelson to
It is anticipated that the sale of ths?
DaniBh West Indies by Denmark to
the United States will soon be eon
firmed. It is hoped thst the people of
the Republic will carefully consider
this real estate deal. They acquired
by force of arms and by purchas3 the
Philippine islands from the Spanish,
but the trouble is that the people on
the.islands will not remain bought.
The   tfwo   great Canadian   railroads
did well in Hull, | sharing in the gen
eral prosperity of the Dominion.    The
gross earnings   of   tbe   Grand   Trunk
in 1900  were $27,550,379,   and in 1901
tbey   were $28,993,687, an inerease of
$1,437,311.     In   the   same periods the
Canadian   Pacific   showed gropB earn
ings   of   829,944,000 for 1900 and $34,
053,000 for 1901, an increase of $4,109,
000.      During 1900 the net carniugs of
the O. P. R. were $11,857,585,   and for
the eleven months of  1901  they   were
$12,151,893,   so   that,   caving out   the
month of December, the  net  increase
is 8294,308 above 1900.
There is considerable courtliness
displayedjin the following item, or is
it respect for the prowress of two individuals of brawn and pugilistic skill
that prompted the editor of the Ymir
Mirror to write tbe item la such a
respectful manner: "A couple".of
gentlemen are knocking around town
with their arms in slings and the
fingers in poultices as a result of a
little altercation in which fists nnd
teeth were used." Thia reminds ns
of the story told of an Oregon sheriff
who wbb a regular Chesterfield on all
occasions This was displayed in a re
innrkable degree when it became his
painful duty to hang two murderers
who had killed a man and a boy
while attempting burglary. He had
provided two comfortable cushioned
chairs on Ihe scaffold for them so that
they might be at ease while he read
the decree of the court to them.
When he had finished he said in tbe
politest manner tu tbe two ruffians
"Gentlemen, you will now please
stand up and be hanged."
The Sandon Paystreak thus in a
nutshell summarizes the condition in
the Slocan: What's the matter witb
the Slocan? Ore has been found ln the
Galena tunnel. A big strike has beeu
made at, the Trade Dollar. The
������silversmith 1b looking immense. The
Washington has a fine ore shoot in
sight. The Ivanhoe is a great big
proposition in any country. The
Slocan Star ls a world-beater. The
Ruth has enormous reserves of ore
blocked out. Tl e Rambler-Cariboo is
a veritable bonanza. The Noble Five
ia worth J)ore money today than it
ever was before. The Monitor oould
not be bought for ten times the purchase price of one year ago. The Reco
is all right. The Queen Bess is showing up more ore every day. The
American Boy haa the heaviest lead
ore on the North American continent,
bar none. The Bosun, Dewitt, Enterprise and Arlington all have more ore
in sight than ever before. Besides
these big mines there are twenty or
thirty smaller pronerties in a position
to ship. If thc Slocan district could
get fair treatment from the railroad
and smelter monopolies for the year
1902 the output would reach at the
very least ealctilntions C0,000 tons of
ore. The mines are in better shape
than they ever were before. This
camp only requires a fair show and
it will beat the world.
Editor Miner,
Referring to the editorial in your
esteemed paper of the 2flth inst.,
headed''Monopoly vs. Patriotism," I
quite agree with that portion of it in
whieh you say: Wo hold no brief
fiom the Crow's Nest Ooal company,
noi from Mr. Hill, nor have we, any
animus towards th" C.P.R., but wc do
object, and   that mest strenuously, to
thi?   everlasting appeal to patriotism,
Five Mile point is an accomplishment I employed   by  tha  clever  corporation
J Dainties in Fine Groceries,
J      Dainties in Imported Sweets,
I Dainties  in   Finest   Biscuits,
Dainties in Wines and_Liquors.
Dainties in Cigars.
In Everything to Eat and   Drink, f
have added to their stock of Hardware a full stock of
Portland Cement,  Fire Clay,   Scotch  Fire  Brick.
and have taken the agency^for
Wilkin's & Co.'s Celebrated English Steel Wire Rope
We will be pleased to give quotations on application.
The Hudson's Bay Stores
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
Asthmalene Brings Instant Relief and Per-
manent Cure in all Cases.
There is noth ing like Asthmalene. It
liriii.;i mutant relief, even in t ej worst
cases.   It cures when all ��lse fails.
I [The Rev. C. F. WELLS, o Villa Ridge,
111..says: "Yourtrial bottle of Asthmalene reoeived io good oondition. I cannot
tell yon how thaukful I feel for the good
derived from it. I was a slave, ohainnd
with putrid sore throat and asthma for ten
years. I despaired of ever being cured. 1
saw your advertisement for the cure of
1.1 rim dreadful and tormenting disease, Asthma, and thought you bad overspoken
yourselves, but resolved to give it a trial.
To my astonishment the trial noted like a
charm.    Snnd me a full size bottle.
Kev, Br. Morris WecMnler.
Rabbi of the Gong. Bnai Israel,
New York, Jan, 3,1901
Dn. Taft Bros. Medicine Co.,
Gentlemen: Your Asthmnlene is an
excellent remedy for Asthma and Hay
Fever, and its composition alleviates all
troubles whioh combine with Asthma.
Its success is astonishing and wonderful.
Alter having it caretully anal.,-/.ed, we oan state tbat Asthmalene contains
no opium, morphine, chloroform or ether.    Very truly yonrs,
Avon Springs, N. Y, Feb. 1, 1901.
Drs. Taft^Bbor Medicine Co
Gentlemen : I write this testimonial from a sense of duty, having tested the
wonderful effect of ymir Asthmalene, for the cure of Asthma, My wife has
been nfflcted with spasmodic asthma for th'1 past 12 years. Having exhausted
my own skill as well an many others, 1 chanced to see your sign upon your
windows on 130 th street, New York, I at onoe obtained a bottle of Asthmaleno.
My wife commenced taking it about the flrst of November. I very soon noticed
a radical improvement. After using one boltle ber Asthma has disappeared
aod she is entirely free from all symptoms. I feel that I can consistently recommend the medicine to all who are afHioted with this distressing disease.
Yours respectfully, O. D. PHELPh, M. D.
Db. Taft Bnos. Medicine Co, Feh. 5,1901.
Gentlemen : I was troubled with Asthma for 22 years. I have tried numerous reraadies, but they have all failed. I ran aornss yoar advertisement and
Btarted with a trial bottle. I found relief at onoe. I have since purchased your
full sized bottle, and I nm ever grateful. 1 have a family of four obildren, and
for six years was unable to work. I am now in the best of health and am doing
business every day.   This testimony you can make such use of as you see St.
Home address, 235 Rivington street, S. RAPHAEL,
67 East 129th St,,New York Oity.
Do not delay.   Write at once, addressing DR  TAFT BROS, MEDICINE
OO., 79 East 130th St., N. Y. City.
Sold by All Druggists.
pleaders, professing the loftiest and
most disinterested motives, as a cloak
to hide the real motive, the perpetuation and strengthening of tlieir own
monopoly; and I wish to add the
following: That if the cloak were
lifted it would reveal tlio fact that in
Collin's gulch and the Similkameen
Valley there is sufilcient coal to supply tbe entiro province, including its
smelters, with coal and coke, for the
next thousand years to come, which,
with the advent ol theOoast-Kootensy
railway cau be delivered to any point
in the province, west of Moyie, as
cheaply, if not more cheaply than
any other coal in the province, thus
exploding the predicted ooal monopoly ; or the holdup.of our smelters,
and giving the Hon. Clifford Sifton
an opportunity to sleep nights. No
other part of the province has more
naturnl resources or finer climate,
nor has any part of the provinca
suffered more from lack of transportation than has the Similkameen
country. In the year 1807, the V. V.
and E. road was granted a subsidy
and charter to build through the
Similakmeen Valley. With this arsur-
ance of transportation, hundreds of
people invested in that portion of the
district, only to be dlsnppninterl from
year to year up to the pre��ent date.
Prom that date to thin, the present
monopoly and political tinkering have
held a cloak over one of the finest district in the Province of British
Columbia. Meanwhile many a loyal
llritish subject he's lost his last dollar
waiting on monopoly.
I sincerely hope, however, that the
entire press of the province will combine with you in (honing up these
clogs in the wheel of progress in their
true light.
Nelson, an J. 37th.
lt is a mystery why women endure
Backache, Headache, Nervousness,
Sleeplessness, Melancholy, Fainting
and Dizzy Spells when thousands bave
proved that Electria Bitters will
quickly cure such troubles. "I Buffered for years with kidney trouble,"
writes Mrs. Phebbe Cherley, of Peterson, la., "and a lame back pained me
so I could not dress myself, but Electria Bitters wholly cured mo and,
although 73 yeats old, I now am able
to do all my housework" It overcomes Constipation, improves Appetite gives perfect health. Only 50c at
Canada Drng and Book Co.
Are drugs and coffins cheaper than
warm clothing and shoes for the boys?
Ili'l'cr examine our clothing and shoe
values; you'll save money and boys.���
The Wallace-Miller Co., Ltd.
It's like mother knitting yonr sox���
so easy to get the Wallaoe-MlllerCo.'s
Fresh   and    Salted   Heats
Fisn and Poultry in Season
E.   C.   TRAVES.   Manager.
K.-W.-C   Block, Ward Street, Nklson.
Orders by mail receive careful and prompt attention
Stoves and
Ranges . .
We are showing tbis season a full
line of these goods and solicit your
esteemed patronage.
Lawrence Hardware
ZLbelRo^aLBank of Canada
Inpllnl i'AullHirlied,
Incorporated 1869.
$.1,000,000.001 Capital Paid-up,     .    .    .      t��a.oon,m"i 00
Kr��i, tHMOV.mm.ut
Board of Itlrerlura     riiomns K. Rnnny,  Prosluout;  Thomas Ritchie, Vloe- President
IWllov Smith, II. G. Brtuld, Hon. David MncKoen.
Bead omen, Hallrnxi
Uonerul Manager, EdbOD L, Pease, Montroal.
Bunoilntonrtent ol Branches, and Secretary, W. B. Torranoo, Balifav,
Neva   Hootlii���Halifax   Branoh,   Antlgoni^
tirldgewater, Guy sboro. Londonderry, 1,11 -
enburtr. Maitland (Hants Co.), Piotou, Port
Hawkesbury, Sydney. Khubenacadie.Truro,
New     nmnsiwlck ��� Bathuret,     Dorchester,
Frodoricton, Kingston (Kent Co.*. Mono-
ton, Newcastle, Saokvillo St, .folic,Woodstock-
r. v.. Islcmd���Charlottetown. Hunmioroido.
Quebec���Montreal.   (City
West End (Corv Notre
Office),    Montroa
      .        Dame and tio'n.-
riou-s Streets); Westmount (Cor. Greene
Avenue and St. Catharines   Street,
Newfoundland���St. John's.
Cuba, West Indlen���Havana.
United Males���Now York (16 Exchange Plooi
Republic, Wash.
Grand   Forks, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rossland,   Vanconver,
Vanconver East End, Victoria,
Cnrrespondenta 1
Canada���Merchants Bank of Canada.   Boston���Nations   Shawraut Bank.   Chicago���Illinois
Trust and Savings Bank.   Ban Frrtnelnco���First National Bank.   London,   Kng.��� Bank   (if
Scotland.   Paris, r'rnnce���Credit Lroiniais.   Bermuda���Bank of Bermuda.   China and Japan���Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.   Spokane���Old National Bank.
General Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange   Bough
and Sold, L. *ier�� of Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on epecia
deposits and on Saving Bank accounts,
Geo. Kydd. Manager, Nelson. B.C.
Windermere Mini s.  Correspondence SoHolt
Kootenay Street, Next Oddfellows' Ha
P. O. Box 633.
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From St. John, N. H.
Niiniidiiin Feb. 8
Ionian ,    ���Feb. la
Lake Ontario Feb. 14
Lake Superior Feb. 28
Allan Line steamers leave Halifax two days
From Boston.
Commonwealth Feb 12
Saxonia Fub, 15
From New York
Umbrla  Feb 8
Camptnla Feb. Id
Oceanic   Fob. 5
Maiostio  Feb. 12
Philadelphia Feb. la
Furneasla  Feb 8
Continental sailings of French. North German Lloyd, H. A. P. and Italian Lines on application.
RATES���Saloon fares 9*2.60, and upwards
Pecond $35 and upwards according to Hteanter
a*>d location of berth. Steerage quotfjd on application. Prepaid pansag��8 from England aud
the continent at lowest rates.
City Agt Nelson.      Oen. Agent, Winnipeg
Certificates of Improvements
Jupiter, Katie D. Green, Ingersoll,
Last Chance Hamilton nnd London
Fraction Mineral Clair,..,, situate in the
Nelsou Mining Division of West Kootenay District.
Where looated���On Jupiter Mountain,
near Craigtown.
TAKE NOTICE that I, J. D. Anderson, P. L.S., of Trail, BO. agent for the
Katie D. Green Gold Mining and De
velopment Company, Limited, Non-
Personal, Linbilily, F.M.O. No. B556*3,
intend, sixty days from tbe dnte hereof,
to apply to Ihe Mining Recorder for certificates of improvements for the purpose of obtaiuiug Orowu Giants of the
above clnims.
And farther take notice that aoBon,
under seotion 87, must lie commenced
before tho issuance of suoh certificates
of improvements.
Dated this  15tb day  of November
A.D, 1801. J. D. ANDEBSON.
jLiwr Djpmt
A very full line of these, including several reserved brands on
hands Shipments for Kootenay
are made from Victoria.
Additions to ottr stocks are being
continuously received by sailing vessels via Cape Horn.
A stock of these embracing the leading brands, is carriedjsfat Nelson,
thereby enabling quick^delivery to
Kootenay buyers.
Carried in stock in Nelson.
R. P- Rithet & Oo-, Limited
A- B GRAY   Kooton8r
P.  O. Boy t>21
Be  sure and get tho genuine   BENNETT'S GUTTA PERCHA FUSE, not
something that looks   like   it     Lawrence Hardware Co.. Aizents.
Certifioaie of Improvements
Lendor Mineral Claim, situato in tho
Nelson Miuinr Division of West Kool-
nay District.
Where looated On the. north bank nf
Wild Horse Creek about 0 miles from
the SalmonRiver.
TAKE NOTICE thnt I, Krnnelh h.
Burnet, ngent for Williifm Blair, F. M.
0. No. 51,(120, W. H. Dnnliy (lisslsfneo
for J. A. Barrett) F. M. C. No. B66118,
Charles E. Desrosiers, F. M. 0. No.
1151027, Ferdinand Morin, F. M. C.
No. B55014nnd Josevh l'itre, F. M. C
No. B51018, intend, sixty days from the
date hereof, to apply to the Mining B*
oorder for a certificate nf improvements
for the purpose of obtaining; a Crown
Grant of tbe above claim.
And further take notice that action.
under section 37, must be coinmeuceii
before the issuance of such cerlificate ot
improvements. ,      , n
Dated thia 21st day of November, A. 11
1901. KENNETH L. BUR1>ET. Nelson   Daily  Miner,  Wednes av January 29,  1902
Excellent System Provided For Automatic Handling of Ore.
T) C. Riblet has completed the Silver
Hill tramway and leaves tbis moning
foi Spokane where he is to submit a
tenner for another trawmay to be 18
miles in length. Wort Mine in lrom
the mine yesterday that evorything
waa working satisfactorily.
This tramway has been rather dim-
CUI, of construction and has occupied
tbe contractor since October 7th, wilh
the exception of about three ��eeks
���hon work had to be closed on ac
f not being able to haul the
hie over the bad roads. It is
H system 1-rown as Uiblet's
riatic system, one merit of
whieh il tta>t tl>e labor of only one
Is required in its operation, a
to work tbe brake-gravitation
the rest Each bucket is
1,0110   pounds   of
We tins .pedal caroiu i > ���,,-,
only tlie beet la trlrcurPU.   At
IH L'UlIld lO UlO BCellt (sf 11 I
sof tfood
UlClIt llllti iii
ball ounco t<
is lion,
perftunu and
onr pt'iimpe.
t flowers. AU
lull1 our judg-
Ariy quantity irom a
.1 |U
heavy call
built i
patent auto
capable of carrying
ore and the tramway of delivering 200
tons in a day of ten hours. The ore
iB loaded automatically into the
buckets at the top, tlie buckets are
self dumping and tho ere falls in an
ore chute and from this drops into
special ore wagons or sloiglis
wliich, when they reach the lake, are
again emptied from the bottom into
ore'ehntes from which it again falls by
gravitation into railway ore cars
placed on barges. These binges are
towed to the end of the railway at
Procter and hauled to Trail where it
ih Hgiun discharged from the bottom,
to that from the time the ore is loaded
into the oie cars in the mine till it
reaches the smelter yard there is no
handling of it. The output of the
mine is thus moved to its destination
ns economically as modern appliances
devise. The only saving that
uld be suggested is the construction
of a railway frjni the lake to the end
of the tramway.
'1 lie ib sign of tlic tramway is one
that lias worked very successfully.
It differs from most others in that the
weight of the bucket is borne on a
stationary track wire; the buckets
are, os well, attached to a travelling
wire whose only purpose is to guide
the motion and to bring up the
empties which is done by the downward tension of the descending
buckets. The track wire is suspended
by a tension of ten tons, given by a
case of rock at the lowor end. This
wire rests iu grooved saddles at tbe
top of stanchions while the traction
cable passes over revolving beRrers
Tbe merits of the system is the taking'
of weight oil' the moving wire and the
consequent lessening of friction.
The Silver Hill tramway is'two
miles long, has a fall of 2,100 feet
and is the longest two-wire system in
British Columbia and the eighteenth
one Mr. Riblet has built in this province. All the parts of it, with the
exception of the cable und the castings, were made in his works in Nelson, lhe towers are of four posts
each, the arms being braced to the'
uprights. The longest span is- 2,000
feet. The track cable ia one inch in
diameter and the travelling cable
three-fourths of an inch. They are
made of the best English stocl 7iir��
aod were wound in Montreal. Tbe
track cable was specially made to
order ard consists of only two pieces.
There is a break in the centre lor the
tension station. The two portions are
there connected by a guide rail carrying the load from the upper to the
lower cable. The ordinary speed at
which the cable will run is 300 feet
per minute or about three and one-
half miles an hour.
The   completion   of   this  excellent
tramway marks another  step
We havo in stock u large lino of
Prnci  Y_l_n> Cliomois Vests for Mon and
i~ru>L I\Jflg liojss.iuadcolchuuioiKliiica
with Annuel.
Oma* (\.tr*.-t- ChamoisVcstsforWomcn
r"rO��l. yucen jmidiris.mndcoiclmmols
covered with r'rcueh lliiiincl.
If you want to make u Xmas gift that will bo a
toiiree of comfort, pls-assuro, und a guard to health.
ihcHy uro tlio proper things.  Price, $.i.oo.
Children's UK*, $2.00.
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
In the progress of the mines of the
London and Richelieu Consolidated
Mining company's property and from
this time forward regular shipments
may be expected.
Hl.sliH Ills- Clinch
slid W.ir'.s. orr l!n-(���l,t.
Laxative Btomo-Qnlnlne Tablet0 euro   a cold
n one day,   NoCurc, noPay,   lb-ico 2. cents.
Le Roi Discontinues Injunction Proceedings Against Miners' Union.
S. S. Taylor returned yesterday
Irom Ros��land where he had been
called on account of the pending
.litigation between the Le Roi Mining
company and the Miner's union and
individual members of the union over
the temporary injunction that was
granted by Mr. Justice Irving
at Greenwood lai-t fall, As a part of
the terins oi settlement with the union
it was agreed that this litigation
should be dropped and tins was formally done ou Monday. Thc interim
injunction wns very sweeping in its
nature and enjoined the miners from
having committees rne-it the trains
anywhere iu Canada to persuade persons who might be going to work at
the Le Roi mine from doing so, from
picketing the mine, and, in fact,
from doing anything or saying anything to the non-union miners except
explain the eiioutnvtances tn them. '
Mr. Taylor states that there seems
to be the utmost confidence hetween
the miners and Mr. MoKenzie, of the
Le Roi, while be has said thut be did
not coma to Rossland to fight but to
mine and so long as the miners attended to their business he would attend
to hiB. It was said that every union
miner in Rossland is now working.
Advertisements inserted niider mis head at
the r_u, ot ono oo.it a word per Insertion. No
silvertlsjcnie.nl I "'con for less than Bfi contK.
s'.ituallon Warned advortlsoments Inserted
.hree times frco of cbarKO.
ii'OR    SALE���Enfield,
street,   apply    II. and
Stu n ley
FOR HALE���A bargain; 4-roomed
bouse, stoves, tallies, chairs, bed,
etc. ; stable.chicken bouses and tenced
gulden. South of smelter. Price $225.
Apply H. and M. Bird.
FLAT for rent over Lester's grocery
store on Water street (opposite hospital). Three bright, pleasant rooms
and complete bath room, hot and eobl
water, gis ranee, etc. Rent very
low.   Apply to E. B. MeDermid.
POR     SALE.���One     heavy    draught
team, apply to ,1. A. Say ward
FIRST   CLASS   room   and   board   in
private   family,   reasonable   terms.
Apply   on   Silica st.'eet,   second   door
west of Ward.
Appiv   to   Mrs F. J.
40,  K. W. O. block.
TO   RENT.���
Squires, Room
3. H. LOVE,
Nelson Employment Agency,
P. O. Hox 405. Flume 278.
i Wanted���Chambermaid     and  Wait
less.    Woman Cook.
WANTIOD���Pupils for Piano or Organ
by   Mrs.   Starmer   Smith,    address
residence or P.O.Box 137.
WANTED. ��� Men and   women   wanted
to work  at   homo.       Oood   wages.
Write   Glasgow     Woollen    company.
Dept. C, Toronto
HELP of all kinds wanted and
furnished. Western Canadian Employment Agency. Larpe warehouse
for storage; call at Prosser's Second
Hand store, Ward steet.
MEN WANTED���On     Crow's       Nest
Southern   Ry.     Good   wages,   long
job   Headquarters, Elko,   B.   C.      A.
Guthrie Sc Co.
FOUND-On Josephine street, a silver
chain bracelet with two hearts on
it. nitidis K.P. on one heart. Owner
can have same by applying at Miner
D. J.
Monoy   to   Loan   on   Improved
Estate at 8 per cent.
For Rent.���Office. Baker street, fig;
5-ioom cottage, $15; 4-roora cottage,
Vernon street, 810; 7-room house Carbonate St., near ,lo-eghine $25.
For Sale��� Ranoh, 12 miles from
Nelson ; 2 lots Observatory street, 8450
-room house, $2,100.
"One night my brother's babv was
taken with Croup," writes Mrs. J, C.
Sudier, of Crittenden, Ky , "it seemed
it would strangle before we could get
a doctor, so we gave it Dr. King's
New Discovery, which gave quick re
liet and permanently cured it. Wo
always keep it in the house to protect
our children from Croup and Whoop-
iug Cough. It cured me of u chronic
bronchial trouble that no other remedy
would      relieve." Infallible    for
Coughs,     Colds,     Throat   and   Lung
troubles.     50c and $1.     Trml   bottles
forward ' free at Canada Drug aod Book Co.
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and Porter,
J. ROBERTSON Sc UO.-.Next door to
_   thuuev J'ii.i  Olllee lluildiiiK, Vernon
H., Nelson.   Day '(shone 893. Might 'phone 207.
X\    N. M. (Jniiiiiiins,
 Lossssoo���Kvery knowi.
variety of sufl drinks. 1'u Box 88. Telepriun
No. '11. lioovor Street, Nelson. BoUlurs of th
f.unoiiH St. Loon J lot Sprites JVlinurul Water
MACDONALD   & (Jo.-Corner   Froo
and  Hall  blrouls���Wholosale  grocer
and jobboi't* in  blankets, glovou, inltU. bootu
rubboi'H. iiisu-lt iiiitv.-t. and minor*?' .niudnen.
PBUUN8 & Co.-Huker Street,
���   Whulosalo dealers in Crosh a
nioatb.   Cold Storage.
d cured
Bakor Street, Nelnon��� Wholesale dea
ers in frohh and cured meats.
UAUDWAliJhJ <fc MLN1NU   fciUFPLLtib
J Stroet, Nelnon ��� Wholenule dealara ir
hardware, minors' nupplieH, sporting goods
M'LACHLAN BROS. Bakor Stroot. Nelnon,
B. 0������ Ueuers in K��uoral hiwhware,
mining-supplies, giaBS, pants, Portland Cement, lire tiny and Scotch tire brick. AgeuU
for Wilkin* and Co.'s celebrated feteei wire rope
oHh and KlhSH:mech
AgonU for. Ontario Powder Works; Ifnaniite
ivj KLSON   HAHDWARK   CO.��� Wholesale
l\    paints, oils and glhssj mechanics  tools
rpURNKR, BKKTON & Co.-Corner Vernoi
Jl and Josephine Stroots, Nelson���Whole
sale dealers in liquors, cigars, and dry goodfi
Agents for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwuukt!'
and CalKary Brewing Co of Calgary.
UDSON'S BAY Co.-Wholesalo grocerie:
and liquors etc., Bakor Street, Nelson.
Oillce oornor Hall and Front Streets
N'elson���Lumber, coiling, flooring, and every
thing io wood for building purposes. Get oui
prices.   Correspondence solicited.
J     A.  M'DONALD.   wholesale  and retail
���   Confectioner,   The largest stock of Con
fecLlonery in iho Kootenays.
Dominion and
Land Surveyor.
i6q nelson b c
J. 0. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc,
Late of Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
Baker Stre�� Nelson. B. C
s-is.���   P.. O
������\- PACIFIC
Onrefnl inquiry in tho school
mini developed tho fact Hint
throve children who nre habit n-
ally liiven coffee In drink have
f-allow comrik'xii'iif, aie nervous, more or less irritable aud
very sluggish intellect or nn
overwrought nnd abnormal imagination, results of extreme
nervousness. My own cxp ri-
euce with colfee drinking kept
mo afflicted fi 'i' ��omc yenrs with
severe and constant headaches
wilh extreme nervousness at
"I was compelli.il lo abandon
coffee nltot'othor, nnd ��a>
quickly relieved of the headache nnd other troubles. I wns
fortunate enough to secure p
package of Postum Pood Ooffee
but mvriiit attempt at ranking
it was a failure After anoteer
trinl nnd following directions
(which are verveasy, by the
wny) I scoured a delicious-
(lri'nU, far superior in my mind
to Colfee I havo continued to
Ufic it from the stmt, und my
improvement lum beeu steady
with no ill effects at nil."
The abovo wns wrilten by n
school toucher, Miss E.  Par-
~m^ nard, of Oxford, Knn.
, It is bo eaiy mutter to If ave off the coffee habit if Postum Oeronl Food Onffee
is used in it* place, particularly when attention is given to its proper preparation.
lie whole secret of the preparation is iu nllowing the food Colfee to   boil  long
_\H_lo brin��onfc the tapte nnd foo(l vnlue-
All ttrit-olaes grocers sell I'ostnm.
Winnipeg Vancouver
Toronto Violoria
Ottawa Seattle
Montreal Portlaud
i{ew York Snn Francisco
via Soo Line, Rt Paul, Chicago
and nil U. S. points.
Tourist Sleeper Service"
"C A C T*       kv Revelstoke Wed'
LAo 1 ESS.lrrifitty 8,,rt
Lv. Dunmore Jet. Monday, Thursday and Satnrdny.
Lv. Kootenny Ldg. Friday, St Paul,
Toronto, Montieal and Boston
Leave     Hovels toke
Mondav,   Wcdnesdny
nnd  Saturday,  Vancouver, Seattle, ftoast
obtained in all countries
Registered Patent Attorney, Mechanical Engineer and Draughtsman. Bank of B. N A. building,
Hastings St., Vancouver, B C.
Write for full Darticulars.
. Slaughter Sale
Fot the iii-xL lliirly  days   I   will   give   u  i^reat
Slaughter Bale In all linos in stock consisting of
Boy's and Men's Clothing,  Furnishings, Hais.
Boots and  Shoes
In order to mnke room for Spring Stock I must slaughter snmo of my present
istock and wish so give toy muiiy customer* tlio benefit tberrof. Now ib the
chance to puituke of some of the best Bargains ever offered io Kootenay. The
sale is genuine, the stock nav. and the prices away down. Cull, get prices, ex-
amine goods aui be convinced thut 1 am ottering tho greatest bargains ever
ottered in Nelson.
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
aa.*^M_\Jm   ��������������������� W    ^JjC^.T'
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Kasi.
Sandon; Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan Citj
Orders by mall to ��p�� branch will have enretnl and nromol attention.
The Canadian Bank of Commerce
Willi Which l.i Amulgamated
"     The Bank of British Columbia.
Paid up
Capita],   88,000,000;   Reserve   Fund,   ��2,000,0oo;
Aggregate  Resources Over 905,000,000,
COX, President.      B. K. WALKER, General Manager.
London Office:  60 Lomhurd Street,  E. C.
New York Office: if, Exchange Place.
And 68 branchod lu I'amulu and tbe dnitea BUtcH, Includlngr
Atlik Gkkknwood Nelson Sandon
OitANiiiioort        Kamlooos Nkw Westminster   Vancouvbr
Fernie Nanaimo Kosslanu VroTOBiA
YUKON DISTRICT���Dawson Arm Wiiitk Hoksk.
UN1T1SD 8TATKS���Nkw York, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Skaowav,
Savings Bank Department.
Deposits Received aud Interest Allowed.
Nelson Branch.
Present Rate 8 Per Cent
GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager.
Manufacturers of BEST STEEL WIRE ROPE.
Tramway, Hoisting, Mining Wire Rope.
Lang's Lay for Tramways and Underground Haulage
Local Stock carried, estimates furnished.
H..E. CROASDAILE Agent Nelson-
Representing  the  oldest and hest
Fire and Life Insurance Companies
doing business in the city,    Agents
for the
Mines bought, sold and reported on
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
head office toronto,  ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage.
Apply to U. h. LENNOX. B��k��r 81.
Cor Ward &Baker Sts
Kootenay Railway and
Company, Ltd.
Shortcut and quickent route to iho east and al
points on tho O. it. & N. nnd Northern P��
oiflo KuilwuyK in Wu iiiiiK��.<Jii, Oregon and
Southern States.
Time Card Effective Augnst 1. 1901
Kaslo & Slocan Ry.
8:30 a. m. Lv.
10:55 p.m. Ar.
Ar. 4:00 p. m
Lv. 1:46 p. m
Int Nav- & Trading Go
.\��:i.S��N-k.tSI,��   UOITK.
5:20 p. m. Lv.
0:10 p. ra. Ar.
Ar. 11:00 a. to
Lv. 7:00 a. re
Conned lr.�� at, Five Milo Point with Nelson
& Port -heppn.rd Railway both to and from
Kossiand, oU:
VANCOUVER to Alaska, Huwnii,
Ohinn, Jupiui, Australia,
Through bookings to Europe, vis Allan! in Line
Prepaid tickets from all points lit
lowest rates
For berths, time tables, rates and full
information apply to.
, a. Oabtbb,
Die. I'ass. Agt.
Ni I si iu
E. 3. Ooylh
A. G. P. A.
P. L. S.
KASLO.  B.  C.
Mineral   '*����**"<: unrl mines suiveyed
You should'nt send out of town for
cards for yourself or your husband
until you see what Tbe Miner can do
for you.
Finest and Best Bar In the City.
Tho best Brands of Liquors
and Cigars.
$1,00 AND $1.50 PER DAY
JOSEPH HARWOOD.   -   Proprietor
nnd try a bottlf., a douon, or a barrel of
CALGARY BEER as It la the beat and
onefispeat on tne market. AIbo try our
WINES,    LIQUORS     and     CIQARS.
Telephone 93
t Ne
palace mmm and observation
0ABS.-     ALSalaOABTE.
TlckctH Hold (o all part* In United HI ate* and
Canadayla Great Northern and o. It & N
Co.'s linen.
Ocean steam-hip  LxkctK nnd  ratea vl   a
linos will befurnihhed on npplication,
hovfurther partieularu call on or addreas
Uaimcrnr.  Kn.n1n,B, O
TAnKAmritv Atfnnt.. Nelson R P.
Spokane Falls d.
Northern R'v.
jjejaon Sl Fort
Sheppard R'v.
Red Mountain R'v.
Close connection Eii*t and Westbound at Spokane with brains of the
Spokane Falls and Northern Railway,
D rect connection at Ht. Paul with
out change of depot with all trains tor
Chicago, Toronto. Moutrenl, New Yorl'
and all points West and Kouth.
Leaves Spokane daily for East at 9:40 %'m
Leaves Spokane daily tor Weet at 7:20 a.m
Leaves Spokane daily tor West ut 8:00 p ui.
West-bound trains make direct connection tor Victoria and Vancouver,
Portland, San Francisco, and nil point ���
on the Sound,
During the season of navigation Easl
bound trains connect at Duluth witli
the magnificent steamships North Wssl
and North-Land of theNorlheru Steam
ship Oompany Line, operated in connection witb the Great Northern ita.il-
Waverley Hotel
Rates $1.00 to $1.30 per day. First
class Meals, 95b. Next door to Opera
House. P. O. Box 210. Telephone 147.
Victoria St., Nelson.
For further information,
ers, etc., apply to any agent of Spokane
Falls & Northern Ry., Kaslo Sc Slncin
Ry., Kootei ai Rail way Sc Navigatior
Oo ,or to
Oity Pass, and Tkt   Agt, W 7ol  W,
Riverside Ave., Spokane, Wash.
.Q. K. TAOKABURY, Local Agent,
' NelijbD.B t
For the comfort of the number of
people who are now using this
popular line, a direct daily Buffet
Car service has been inaugurated,
thereby giving passengers every
comfort obtainable on any of the
larger railways in Canada or the
Close connections made at Spokane for the south, east  and  west.
Only io hours to Seattle and 18
to Vancouver and Victoria.
Passengers booked direct through
to all European points.
9:^0 a.m.
12:25 p.m.
l(i::i(i a.m.
Ii:10 a.m.
 Spokone 7 :15 p.m.
 Rossland 4 HO p.m
. .Mountain 5 S9 p. rrj.
. Nelson 6:45 p. in.
H. A. JACKSON, O. P. Sc T.A.
Spokane, Warn
Atri��nt. Nnlsior*. T?,
jAre vou in want? If you are, tel
the people, through The Miner want
column, what   you are   in   want   ot
Vou'11 get it
.��w ���** ^*w3fef4Lr- Nklson Daily Miner Wednesdvy, January 29,   190:
arcsihowlriK s,ome
Celebrated Pi^non,
uml <��� 111 loll lliism un
very easy terms.
Wu have a Bne line
nf "Bsojoa, Ooltaif,
VloliriN, Mandolin)
and nil Otbor iriHtru-
Uoatoal Koorlsf of M
Bbeot Music,
Slio* P.oon for Mason Sc Kiseh pianos
��� w*vvM��vwiyvw\wwvwv] 1
In Chambers yesterday in thc suit
ut Agnea West vs. Waterman. W. A.
Macdonald on behalf of the plaintiff
examined C. A. Waterman. This
action is to net aside tax sale deeds.
F. W. Flannugan, city agent of the
C.P.R. at London, Kngland, has been
spending two or three days in Nelson
and Other Kooteuav points. He ls
returning from a trip round the world
on (vhich he lias been gone since
Tbe retail clerks of the city are
arranging to have an afternoon's
skating today, if the employers will
clo��e for the alto noon. A number
of the employers have signified their
willingness to do so and unless some
hitch occurs there will probably bo a
half holiday today.
Word has not yet heen received from
the secretary of the Grand Forks
Hockey club legarding the match
which is being arranged between tho
Nelson ancl Clrand Fonts taarus, but it
is expected that the game will be
arrarged for some night in the beginning of next week.
At the police court yesterday the
non-support case which had been remanded from Monday was again remanded, but this time it was merely
a formal ruling, ns it is understood
that the couple have agreed titry to
get along together again, and the case
will probably be dropped.
Certiliates of improvement were
issued yesterday to J. .1. Ma lone and
T. 0. Hoy on the Apex snd Silver
Real and Curfew ; and to I'l. A. Rand
ou Llttel l'erl M. II. Driscoll transferred a one-half intoiest in the Heela,
(lem and Heafurth claims to Hugh
Nixon, consideration nominal.
Acting Fire Chief Chambers yesterday paid another visit of inspection
to the various hydrants of the city
and found that all were in good
order, only one of them having been
touched by the frost. While the cold
weather las'.s the hydrants are visited
every few days to see that none were
John M. Allan, a well known miring man and a pioneer of Kaslo, wa��
united in marriage yesterday afternoon to Miss Annie M. Willey, also
for years a resident of the same
place. The marriage took place at the
Methodist parsonage, the ceremony
being performed by Rev. J. II. White,
Mr. and Mrs. Allen took the 4 o'clook
train for Kaslo where they will
The skating on the lake yesterday
was even better than the day bnfore
and hundreds of the oitizens wert
down to enjoy it. Hank managers
clergymen, school children and all
whose Incurs of work did not call for
their presence in town weie down
enjoying the glassy stretch of ice. So
far no accident of any consequence
has occurred, although considering
the recklessness of sonic of Ihe skaters
this lias byiin more hy good * luck than
good management. Two unfortunates
tried to skate past the outlet of the
sewer at the fool of Stanley street
yesterday and went iii np to their
waists in anything but clean water
and a young man broke through the
ice nen the obi ship yards getting in
up to his reek. Resides these and
three who went in up to tbo knees tile
enjoyment of the skaters has not^becn
marred. Several enthusiasts OB Monday and Inst night kept on skating
till long after midnight so as not io
lose any ol the time.
The flags on many of the business
houses were lowered to half maBt yesterday aa a token of respect to tho late
J. Roderick Robertson.
Chief of Police McLaren of Grand
Forks arrived in Nelson on Monday
night bringing with him a man
named John Reid, who has a thirty
day sentence to serve in the provincial jail here. Mr. Mcl.ar'n returned
to (irand Forks yesterday.
Why get vour old suit cleaned when
vou can buy a new one from the
Wallace-Miller Co. for the same
money, that'll fit you better.
The Western Canada branch of the
New York Lite Insurance company
through the Kootenay manager Wm.
Mackenzie has ordered four gold
medals from J.J. Walker, the jeweler,
same to be preseoted to the winning
team of the New York Life Irand
challenge cup at the annual curling
bonspiel at Sandon on February 17th.
More than usual importance is attached to the meeting of the Sons of
England lodge tonight as besides the
installation of ofll.'cra it will be the
occasion of an official visit from the
Supreme Orand Supervisor of lodgeB
in B. C, Rev. Uro. Clinton. The installation takes place at 8 p. m. alter
which the annual dinner will be held
at the 'Waverley hotel.
A fine line of Imported and Domestic cigars, Peterson's patent pipes,
Lowe and H, B. B. goods-at Thur-
m an's.
At the general rehearsal of the
oratorio last evening at the opera
house the full programme to be given
Thursday evening was gone through
Tho music of Stabat Mater ia most
beautiful and is int��rpretcd extremely
well by the four soloists and strong
chouts who will sing 1*. Mrs. Melville Party is heard to great advan
tage in the 6olos, duets and quartettes
in which she takes parts, her voice
being peculiarly well adapted lor the
rendering of sacred music. Although
Mrs. flannington, who takes one of
the priucipal parts has not been
heard often by Nelson audiences she
will be listened to witb a great deal
of pleasuie, as she has a very clear
mezzo-soprano voice, of sweet timbre.
Some of the lovers of horse racing
ore sorry to see the good ice on the
lake going to waste bo far as their
particular sport is concerned, so they
have called a meeting for tonight in
the up-stairs parlor of the Bodega to
take steps toward holding a race
meeting at the earliest date that can
be arranged. Rossland horsemen have
been communicated with and they an
uounce that they will send over four
horses if purses of reasonable size
are hung up. There are two horses at
Cranbrook that it is thought would be
brought, and there may be others that
would be brought out for a trial of
speed. The ice was tested yesterday
and was found to be five inches in
thickness and io always getting bet
ter A course of a mile straight away
oan easily be procured. Those who
will like to see good racing shou d
attend tbe meeting thia evening.
There are a few fellows who  never
drank   a   cream   gin fizz on a hot day
ana nave never examined the Wallace-
Miller Co.'s clothing aod shoe   stock
You aro back numbers fellows.
anan, skip, 1: R. Weir, Dr. McLennan, Robertson,  Pinkham, akip, 1.1.
Cholditch, C. Miller, C. .1. Wilson.
Fletcher, skip, 12; L. Brown, Clayton, Morrison, T. Lillie, skip, 6.
H. F. McLeod, Dr. Armstrong.
Smyth, Walley, skip, 11; Bell,
Nolan,   Annable, Lamont, 8.
There were also three scratch games.
There will be a meeting at 8 o'clock
sharp tonight in the Hoard of Trade
rooms to elect a player to go to Winnipeg instead of A. Carre who finds
himself unable to go. A full atltnd
ance is requested.
1    Your Hotel    I
will serve
I Grape=Nuts
if you ask.
Order the food served dry and
with cream   to  pour  over  it.
Superintendent White was in town
yesterday, says the Ymir Mirror. He
was down from the Wilcox, and reports that everything is going ou very
smoothly at the miue. There la an
other car of ore sacked and ready for
shipment. Rawhiding has to be done
for a distance oi about 2,000 feet, after
which it is brougnt down the wagon
road. The ore is of first-class quality,
and yields big returns. The main
shaft ia down 210 feet, with a tunnel
iu 40 feet, and work progresses,
Queens���U.K. Livingstone, Robson;
E. J. Cody, Kaslo; A. Martin, Hrss-
land;. O. 11. Appleton, Eight-Mile
point; A. McFee, Calgary; J. H
Carter. Minneapolis; Rev. (1. Kinney
flume���J. M. Allen and wife,
Kaslo; A. L. Davenport, Spokane; A.
C. MoLaucblan, Montreal; D. W.
Mome, Trail; W. H. S. Pcard,
Medicine Hat.
flrand Central���J.Trigg.J. Hagarty
Pilot Hay; .1. Regiua, Silver King; J
J. Sinitn, Vancouver.
Phair���E. Chesnut, Moyie.
on   the
the ex
Rossland, Jan. 28.���Work
Velvet is delayed, owing to
treme cjld freezing up the
The Junior Rossland Hockey team
will play the Nelson Juniors next
week at Nelson.
Dude Lewis and Morton Freeman
will have a 20-round glove contest
here tomorrow night. The fight
promises to be a good one
There was one game in the liunyan
cup contest yesterday between the
following teams; Clayton, Sprye, Dr.
Hull, Fox, sk. 6; Brydgcs, Houston,
Campbell, Rae, 13.*
In the consolation series there were
three games as follows.
Davys,   Croasdaile,   Gamble, Buch-
As unclothed as a bare idea is about
how lots of little men look these cold
days, $2.50 would buy the hov a reefer
and mitts at The Wallace Miller Co.'h
'N^^j/^ Why Man You Can't See!
and what are you  waiting
for ?    It is a  matter  that
should receive your prompt
attention.    Consult
Patenaude Bros.
It won't cost anything to  find   out.
High   Appreciation   in     Winch    Mr.
Robertson Was Held in Rossland.
On tbe streets of Nelson almost the
one subject of conversation yesteiday
was the loss the city had suffered
through the death of her most dis-!
tinguished citizen. J. Roderick
First among his characteristics mentioned was the breadth of his interests
in every part of the district. It is admitted without hesitation that he had
unbounded confidence in the Kootenays and hia excellent faculty for
organisation and lor raising enthusiasm in others played an important
part in the attention that has been
paid to mining during the past few
years. He was a thorough believer
in the wealth of the district and it
was his delight to see it progress independent of his financial interests.
It was as a result of this guiding
thought that he took so active a part
in the organisation of the Mine
Owters' association and in the Associated Boards of Trade. This spirit,
too, was demonstrated in tbe part he
took tu prnonre the establishment of
a refinery for lead at Nelson. He also
favored the publication of mining
statistics that the district might be
more prominently brought before the
attention of the outside world, and it
was in deference to the wishes ol his
principals that these bave not heen
regulrrly published. Many instances
were related of his warmth of heart
toward all, though some at first w.ould
not suspect the geniality of his
nature. As never before everyone now
realises that he has lost a man who
bad been a real friend, whom perhaps,
they had not fully appreciated till lie
has been taken away and general
sympathy was expressed for his
bereaved family and inquiries made
for their welfare. All would have
liked to be able to sho v in some public way their appreciation of him, but
so far bis late secretary bas made no
statement of any kind in connection
with his death, as, no douot, he is
overcome by the great loss which be
bas Butaincd,
A. L. Davenport returned yesterday
from a stay of two months in Spo-.
kane, While away he visited Sump
ter, Oregon, which ho says is now a
prosperous camp. He takes a hopeful
view of the mining situation in British Columbia and says that when one
gets on the outside and sees what
tber distircts are doing,or not doing,
he can seo that steady progress is
being made and that tbe prospects are
good in Nelson and surrounding
oountry. He returns on business connected with another payment ou the
Rayonne mine, on which he and partners have a force of meu working all
Largo St. Louis Hotel Suffers From
tho Raging Flames.
St. Louis, Jan. 2.��� At SMO tonight
tiro 'broke out in the six story building
in Washington avenue occupied by
the L. Rauman Jewelry company, and
in 15 minutes the building was a roar
l.ig furnace. A benvy wind was blowing and the fire seemed liable to
spread in all directions. At 10 o'clock
the Lindcll hotel, which is sitnatcd
directly east of the Ilnumsn building,
caught fie and was destroyed, The
guests had ample time to leave the
hotel and there were probably no
causuulties in this direction. The
l.re department was unable to control
the fire, the high wind carrying the
flames hundreds of feet in the air.
Two hundred and thirty guests of the
Lindcll hotel weie driven from their
apartments into the streets by the raging flames, which wrecked the adjoining buildings at the corner of Seventh
streot and Washirgton avenue, and
threatened to sweep away the
hostelry. The losses snfferod by the
concerns will approximate $H00,0 0.
Uses Herpicide Successfully   in Treating Sycosis of the Beard.
He says: ''I recsntly treated a case
of sycosis (similar to 'barbers' itch')
of the lower lip, with Newbro's Herpicide. There was an extensive loss
of beard with inflammation extending
well down on the chin. The result
of the application of Herpicide w��s
roost gratifying. The loss of boa J
ceased aud a new growth of hair is
now taking place over the once inflamed area,
"(Sgd.)   Melville.EO'Nehill, M.D.
"845 Howard St.,
"San Francisco, Cai."
Herpicide kills the dandruff germ
and causes tbe hair to grow abundantly.
Household Furniture
Victoria, Jan. 28.���The Dominion
Bridge Co., of Montreal, are the lowest tenderers foi the superstructure of
the Fraser river bridge at New Westminster, figure being $411,000. A
number of the tenders were slightly
higher than this. For the sub-struct-
urn the tender ol David Bain, of New
Westminster is the lowest, being
about $260,000, with Armstrong, Morrison and Ralfnur, of Vancouver,next,
nearly 8300,00(1. The other tenders
were considerably above this amount.
It is nderstood that Engineer Widdels
estimate to complete the bridge was
Rochester, Jan. 28.���A four story
brick building occupied by thc
Rochester Machine Screw Co., and tho
W. W. Hutchinson Co., carriage trim
mings, and tho Brighton Mfg. Co.
was destroyed by Ure this evening.
The loss is roughly estimated at between $50,000 and $r,0,00n, practically
covered by insurance. Eight firemen
who were at work near the walls were
buried under a mass ot brick and iron
and all badly injured.
Chicago, Jan. 28.���The cold wave in
this section bas modeiaten slightly,
but the weather is still severe. The
temperature registered was 4 degress
below zero at dawn and zero at noon.
In tho northwhest the temperature has
moderated considerably, ranging from
Kto to 4 b'.low.    .
Acting under instructions from
Mrs. E, Sims, the undersigned will
offer for sale by public auction the
whole of her very desirable household furniture and effects, on the
premises, on Stanley street, between
Silica and Carbonate streets, commencing on the afternoon  of
Wednesday, Jan. 29
Among the   articles to be  offered
for sale are
Drawing Room I-urnlshlngs, Bed
Room Suites, Dining Room Furnishings, Kitchen Range and utensils, Carpets, Books. Pictures,
China, Class, Silverware, House
It is expected that it will take
two days to complete the sale ofthe
goods to be offered, but during the
sale the premises will be comfortably heated by hot air,
TERMS CASH. Goods may be
inspected in the mornings before
the sale commences.
Chas- A, Waterman & Co.,
Lumbago, pains In the back or side, soreness,
Kwellinir or inflammation rind no Hlanuini?
ground after an application ot Griffiths' l.im-
inent- penetrates in a minute, dispels the pain.
s-lops the siiifcrlng. Vou wiil rind it better
than plasters.
Mr. Mack Whito. well known trainer of the
Toronto Lacroswo Club aud Osgoode Football
I'lilbstiys: "Griffiths' Liniment is unequalled
foralliletes or those training, I have used it
with the best of succors for soro back, stiirnoss,
soroness, sprains and all forms of swelling and
nil ,im million
For sale by J. H. Vanstone, Nelson. B. Cl
N. E. T. CO.
HOOUSIOWN���7:00 a. m., 7:40, 8:20,
etc.. being odd hour and 40 minutes pabt and even 20 minutes
past.    Last car 10:1a p.m.
STANLEY ST.���0:45 a. m., 7:20, 6:00,
8:40, 9;20, etc., being even hunr
and 40 minutes past, and odd 20
minutes past.    Las*, car 10:30 p.m.
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
i have a complete stock on hand of
Rough and Dressed
Mouldings, Sash Doors,
Inside Finish,
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber*
Mill at PILOT BAY. Yards, NELSOU
and LABI O.
For domestic or steam use
A  full   supply always on
Rates to   all  railway  and
lake points
General Agent,
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� Two doors   wesi
C.P.R. offices.
NELSON LODGE   No. 23, A. P. Sc
M. meets second Wednesday ln
month.   Visiting bretbern welcome
I. O. O. F. Kootonay Lodge
No. IC, meets every Monday night,
at  their Hall, KooUn&y street
Sojourning Odd Fellows cordially Invited.
John A, McRae, N.O.   D. W. Rutherford, V.G
Fred J. Squire, Per. Sec.
Nelson ltoyal Arch Chapter No. 123, G. K. C.
Meets third VVednoeday. sojourning coiniuui
ions,  Invited.    George Johnstone, Z.    T. J,
.moot* in K. of P. hall. Oddfellows block
veryTuesday evening at 8 o'olock.
'All visiting knights cordially invite
Wm. Irvink, 0.0.
Hum Stkvbns, K. q( 11. and 8.
Nelson Enoa pment No. 7. Meets every 2nd
and 4th Friday of eaoh month, in Odd Fellows
Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streots.
Nelson. A. H. Clements,, C. P.; D. McAxthlu
R. 8.   Visiting brothers always welonm��,
NELSON L. O. L. No. USB meets tn Fraternity Hall on flrst and third Friday overlings.
of each month at 8 o'clock. Visiting member
oordlally invited. W. W. llradley, W. K.
A.Minty, R.S.
NELSON AERIE No. 22, F. O. E., meets
every second and fourth Wednesdays of each
m onth. Visiting members cordially invtt
Charles ProHBer, nonrotary.
Kootenay Tent No. 7, K. O. T. M,, hold theii
regular meetings in Fraternity Hall, I. O. O. F
block, ou the IhI. and 3rd Thursdays of eaob
n.ontb. Visiting brethren cordially invited tc
attend. G. A. Brown, R. K.; A, P. Purdy, Com.'
R. J.Steel,D. B.C.
1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings 01
each month at Fraternity hall
comer of Baker and Kootenay
JJ) streots. Visiting brethern cord-
*&   iallj Invited.
EisWAHi) MACLEOD, Secretary.
COURT KOOTKNAY, I. O. P., No. 3138.
Meetings! 4th Thursday of month. Fraterna.
hall, J A Irving C R.   P.  _ Fleming. R.8,
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
Rough and
Dressed Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-1 White Pine Lumber Always In
Wo carry a complete stook of Coast Flooring
Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and
Doors. Special order work will receive promnl
attention-   Mall orders solicited.
Porto RicoLumber Co.,
Head Offloe-Hendrrx and Vernon Ho.. Nelson
Ebony and Silver
Solid Silver
Manicure Sets, Toilet Sets,
Jewel Hox,Hewing Sets will
bo used daily by you, they
will_.be loved remembrancers
to your children and prized
heirlooms by your grand
children. The substantia)
material in these articles we
offer never pets old. Prices
low for the quality.
This month we are giving
special value in clocks and
the variety of design and
qn;lity of the works will
meet your wishes.
Watch Repairing a Specialty
Cor, Baker & Stanley SU., Nelson J
Y. 0. GREEN Y, tf.  OLEMKNT.)
Civil Engineer* and Provincial Land
Cor. Kootenay & Victoria sts. Nelson
P. O. Box US Telephone 2
Corporation of the Uity "of
Notice is hereby given that under
the provision of Hy-law No. 80,
"Pound and Dog Tax Hy-law" it is
unlawful for any person' to suffer any
horse, mnle, bull or cow, ihcep, gnat,
pig or other cattle, or poultry to rm
at large within the limits of the City
of Nelson.
Every owier of a dog in tho City
of Nelson is required to pay annually
a tax ot two dollars for each, dog
owned by him.
No person shall suffer or permit his
dog to run at large in the City of Nelson for which such person has rot
paid the tax required of him and
unless Bueh dog shall have around his
neck a collar or strap to whioh shall
be attached a metallic plate to be supplied by tha City on payment of lhe
said tax, the said metallic plate having rai��ea or stamped thereon the
letter C. T. P.  (City Tax Paid).
Warning is hereby given that any
person guilty of an infraction or violation of any of the provisions of the
above named bylaw is in addition
to the fees and charges set forth
therein, liable upon summary conviction lo a penally of One Hundred Dollars and the costs of prosecution, aud
in default uf payment to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two
months.    Uy Order
City Clerk.
Nelson, B. C, January 33rd, 1902.
Corporation of the City of
Tender for Oity Offloe Building.
The City Council is prepared to receive tenders for the erection of a
brick and stone building on Viotoria
street at the rear of the present oity
office. Plans and specifications can be
seen and form of tender and other information obtained at the office of the
City Engineer. Sealed tenders marked
ontBide "Tender for City Office," addressed to the undersigned and accompanied by a marked cheque or oash
deposit equal to 5 per cent of the
amount ot teuder are required to be
Bent in by 4 o'clock p.m. on Monday
next tbe 3id of February proximo.
The Council does not "bind itself to
accept the lowest or uny tender which
may ba soot in.    Hy order,
City Clerk,
Nelson, B. C. Jan. 28th, 1902,
Reduction in the Price of
Coke at (Jus Works p.'r  ton $0.50
Coke delivered, per ton  7.M)
*a��li mint nre,11,nisi, y all orders nr   ne
dollar per Ion extra will be Charged.
Will pay the highest canh prloe for all
kinds of seoond hand toods.    Win buy
or sell anytbtng from an anchor to a
needle.     Furniture,   atoves,   oarperts
cooking utensils, bought ln household
rCSTO?1' Als0 oaBt off clothing.
Call and see me or write. Addrew
Silver King Mike. Boi m h2i
Street, Nelaon, B. C. 'UU
West Transfer Co.
Goal ��e Wood
Best  Fir and Tamarac  Al
ways on hand.
All Kinds of Teaming and
Commission Work-
Offloe on  Bakor Street Tel
About that Tsccond-hand article of
yours. You'll sell it if you'll adver-
Use it in The Miner want coiimn.    /


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