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Array Liaily Edition No. 1251
Nelson,   British  Columbia, Tuesday, January 28, 1902
Eleventh   Yeai
MAYORALTY
EMBROGILO
Deeply Laid Plot to Reelect
Prefontalne ln Montreal,
Misfortune   of   a   Winnipeg
Young Man In Dawson.
Montreal, Jan. 27.���The municipal
election (evens at white Heat tonight.
This afternoon application was made
to Judge Langclir for a writ of man-
iliinius ordered the eity clerk to return
Mayor Piefontalne's name to theballot
paper, Tlio judge granted it. It will
bo remembered that four candidates
were nominated. One, Dr. tiaehapelle
was nominated in tho belief that no-
lioilv Iml 11 Frenchman could beat
rmtmituino. Wilson Sinitn, a former
rnnvor, was nominated because it
wns the turn of an English speaking
mayor. James Cochrane nominated
himself because he considered a
scheme was on foot to force Wilson
Smith on an unwilling electorate.
Mutters were complicated by tlie iaot
that Prefontalne had about ten days
previous sailed for Enrope. Cable
communication was oponed with him
ami tinulty it was decided that
Lnehnpclle and Prefontalne should
retlte, The city charter provides that
tho retirement of a candidate shall
be mado personally. In l'rofontaine's
absence this had,of course, to bo done
by proxy through power of attorney.
Tlie light was then loft between Smith
and Cochrane. A canvass of the oity
soon showed indications that Smith
would he beaten by thousands. Smith
and Prefontalne are Bupposefl to represent the same interests, the big corporations with public franchises. The
icsult was that the writ of mandamus
noted above was asked for and*Pre-
fontaine's nnme restored to the ballot,
beause lis withdrawal not being
made personally, waB illegal. Smith
will now withdrawand aa the contest
is between Profontaine and Coohrane,
tne election of the former is practically certain. Thc impression Is that
the whole affair was a carefully
planned game in whioh Prefontaine's
departure for Europe was first move.
Judicial recount of Linavsl today resulted in the confirmation of the elee-
lion of Wilson, Conservative, by two
votes. Wilson lost eight votes through
ballots not being initialed by tne
deputy returning officer.
SUICIDE IN DAWSON.
Winnipeg, Jan. 27.���A Dawson,
Yukon, special despatch to the Free
Press says: "Thomas Middleton,
cashier iu the Gold Commissioner's
"llice, cemmittea suicide by cutting
Lis throat with n razor at 11.SO today,
/le belonged to Leeds, England, and
was in a bank in Halifax,N.S., before
coming here in 1899. Middleton had
not been in his office for several days.
Mis accounts aro short over 1(3,000.
His defalcation and suicide have
ereated a great sensation, everyone
believing him to be above suspicion,
lie was so worried that it is thought
lie was temporarily insane when he
committed the rash act.
TRACING UP WRECKAGE!.
two sons reside on the ci.nst, but the
authorities    have   no   clue   to   their
nddreiB,
Russians friends havo SubsOrlbld a
substantial   sum   toward   erecting   a
memorial of some description to the
memory of the Into Hev. H. Irwin,
widely known throughout the Koote-
nays as "Father Pat, "
The weather tor the past four days
has been tbe coldest in the history of
iiossland. The mercury bas hovered
about zero during the day, dropping
as low as ten degrees below zero during the night.
At a meeting of citizens held here
tonight it wns decided to hold a winter carnival in Uossinnd next mouth
on dates to be announced toward the
end of the week. The celebration will
last two days and a substantial fund
will bu raised tu ensure its success.
At a meeting ol Citizens called to
consider tho llov. H. Irwin memorial
onight, tho announcement of the
death of ,T. Roderick Robertson, of
Nelson, caused keen regret. It was
unanimously resolved that a resolution
of condolence from thn citizens of
Rossland should be drafted and forwarded to the bereaved family,
COLOMBIAN LIBERALS.
Their New York Representatives Report Several Important Victories.
New York, Jan. 27.���General
Modesto Gnrcas, spccinl delegate in
charge of the foreign affairs of the
Liberal party of Colombia, today gave
out a statement that he had received
cable advices from Curacoa, tho headquarters of his party, that the nrmy
under General Solomet and defoited
thc Conservative forces led by General
Franjaver and Jesuit priest, Parde
Espana, after a bloody engagement
lasting all day near Lncruz. Gen.
Solo captured much arms, ammunition and several cannon. Among
the killed was the Je6uit leader,
Padre Espana. Another engagement
was at Usmo, in which the Liberals
also weie successful. Gen. Garcas'
advices also stated that another
Liberal army under Gen. Tolosa, combined with forcer, from Cuca and
Tolima has just entered frow the
south the department of Antioqula,
formerly a stronghold of the Conservatives, and havo captnred the important city of Salamina and it is now in
possession of tho Liberals.
The city of Romila about 20 miles
south of Rairanquila has also been
captured by another branch of the
Liberal forces.
RESOLVED TO DIE.
Unit Supposed to He From the Condor
or From the Red Rock.
Victoria, Jan 27.���The steamer
Queen City, which arrived at Alberni
tonight.reports that Indians at Abee-
sette have found a boat wbich is believed to be one of the missing Condor's. It is clinker built and painted
white. News of other wreckage is reported by the Queen City, the finding
of which will causes grave anxiety ior
tho salmon ship Red Rock which
failed from Royal roads on November
25th four days before tbe gale which
sank the Mattewan. One of her life
buoys was found at Clayoquot also
some eases of salmon, a hardwood
stanchion aud house duors.
Husband and Wife Agree to Die
Togother But the Wife Survivos.
Chicago, Jan. 27.���Dr. Harry J.
Zeigler of Lancaster, Pa., fatally
wounded his wife Anna and then killed himself this afternoon at the Wellington hotel. A noto left by the
physician declared that he and his
wife had decided to die and that as
he lacked the nerve, Mrs. Zeigler had
promised to commit the act. The
woman declared that the shooting
was done by her usband. Mrs. Zeigler
was removed to a hospital where
physicians say she may live. Sho soon
relapsed inti nneonscionsness after
her arrival at tho hospital.
MAY NOT ACCEPT.
monument to father pat.
Rossland People Have Raised a Sum
to Perpetuate His Memory
Ronslaud, Jun. 27.���Thomas F.
Wooderman, aged 67 years, died on
Sunday at the Sisters' hospital of
pneumonia. He was an employee of
tlie Le_Uci mint.   It ia believed that
Tradiition Forbids the President From
Accepting a Foreign Gift.
Berlin, Jan. 27���It appears uncertain whether President Roosevelt will
accept a present from Emperor William, owing to the traditional belief
that the presidents of the United
States ought not to adept gifts from
abroad. It is understood here that
inquiries are being made in Washington concerning the inclinations of
President Roosevelt ana that no present will be offered if it is Intimated
lhat it must be declined.
BOER DELEGATES MAY COME.
Kruger's Health Continnos  Bad so He
Will   Remain.
The Hague, Jan. 27.���It is probable
tbat Bomo Boer delegates will start for
America in the spring, but unless
there occurs a material improvement
in the hoilth of Mr. Kruger it will be
physically imnossible for him to be a
member of this party.
DANISH TREATY RECEIVED. '.%
Washington. Jan. 27.-The senate
today in executive session received
the treaty with Denmark, transferring
the West India possessions of that
country to the United States. The
exact consideration specified in the
treatvlto be paid by this country is
IS 00b,"l)00. The senate ratified the extradition treatv with Servia and the
trade mark treaty with Guatemala.   .
KOOTENAY SUFFERS    !
A SAD BEREAVEMENT
J. Roderick Robertson Killed by Flying
Debris From  the Fifth  Avenue
Explosion Yesterday.
His Genius Initiated and Carried Through
Large Enterprises of Moment to
West Kootenay
New York, Jan.   27.���An   explosion I
in the Park avenue shaft of the   Rapid ,
Transit   tunnel in   this   city   shortly I
after noon today, caused the death   of |
six  persons,   at   least  one    hundred
were injured and serious   damage was
done to property,including the Murray
Hill   hotel, the   Manhattan   Eye   and
Ear   huspitnl,   the Grand Union hotel
aud the Giand Central station on  East
42nd street.
J. Roderick Robertson, of Nel-on,
B. C, was killed by debris hurled
into  his  room   in   tho   Murray   Hill
in
general manager
London and llritish
Fields. Ho was a
leaves a widow   and
hotel. He was
Canada for the
Columbia Geld
Scotchman and
four children.
The approach to tne Btreet railway
tunnel, used by the Madison avenue
line cuts through Park avenue and the
shaft for the Rapid Transit subway
was run down beside it at the intersection of East 41st street. The stroet
railway approach was housed over
with a superstructure used for the
operating plant of the Rapid Transit
contractors. Temporary buildings for
storage purposes in which a quantity
of explosives were stored were thrown
up against tho superstructure at tbe
mouth of the shaft, and there the explosion occurred. It tore a great
gorge in the stieet and demolished the
temporary buildings and port of the
superstructure and sent a mass of
earth, timber and iron high in the
air. Much of it went against the front
of the Mnrray Hill hotel and although
tbe walls and main structure of that
building stood the shook, nearly every
room in the front of the house was
wrecked
The Manhattan Eye and Ear hospital, on the east side of the avenue
hau to be abandoned. The windows,
glass partitions in the Grand Union
hotel and the Grand Central station
were shattered. The clocks on the
front towers of the station were
blown from their casts. Thousands of
windows, some of them blocks from
the tunnel shaft were broken and the
shower of broken glass and falling
brisk injured a great number of people. Every available ambulance in
the distriot was luckily on the scene
and numbers of the Injured were
treated on the spot.
The cause of the explosion is not
definitely known. Several have been
advanced, bnt it willjjprobably take
an official inquiry to clear the matter np. The most plausible was that a
Bre started near the powder room in
which a quantity of dynamite was
stored, lt is believed that Master
Mechanio Tubb was killed after making a depeiate attempt to quench the
fire before it reached the explosives.
District Attorney Jerome visited the
scene at once ana commeced an investigation. He examined witnesses who
told conflicting stcries and as a result
Ira A. Shallock, engineer in charge of
the work at Park avenue, John
Bracken, foreman, and Martin Mc-
Grath, an assistant foreman, were
placed under arrest charged with
homicide.
The damage may exceed $1,000,000
The first estimate in the Murray Hill
hotel placed the loss at $100,000, but
later the building was abandoned as
unsafe. If the building is condemned,
thc loss on it  will   reach   $1,000,000.
The damage to the Grand Union is
estimated at $40,000 and to the Manhattan hospital 825,000. Thc loss at
tne Orand Central station was entirely in glass, as was thnt ot one
hundred or more other buildings. No
estimate was made of the loss sustained by the Rapid   Transit contractors.
Fortunately the explosion occurred
at mi hour when not more than a
hundred people were in tho main waiting room ol the Grand Central station.
Some of these were slightly injured
by falling glass; four tienet Bellers
were cut with the Hying slivers. The
offices of tho New York Central did
not sutler ns much as the New Haven
offices. President Newman wbb at
his desks at the time of the explosion.
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J. RODERICK ROBERTSON.
MR. RORLRTSON'S CAREER.
Ho  Has  Done  Much  to Build up the
Kootenays.
J. Roderick Robertson was about 44
years of age and a native of Scotland,
but was railed in England, where be
received a business training. After
following business pursuits in Londou
he left England for America abont
1883 and became the auditor for
several large insurance companies and
in that capacity gravitated between
New York, Chicago and other large
cities. When English capitalists conceived the idea of purchasing a number of the larger breweries in the
United States he was tbeir agent and
bought a number of leading establishments on their behalf. This was an
importaut undeitaking and the fact
that he was engaged in snch dealings
as were than concerned reveals that be
was a successful man of affairs long
before he made his advent in mining
ventures in British Columbia.
Along in 1885 Mr. Robertson removed to Victoria, where he was for several years a real estate and Investment broker. lt was not until 1891
that he flrst came to the Kootenays
and then ne made only a short visit,
but be came frequently afterwards
and finally iu 1896 he became a permanent resident. In October 1896, he
in conjunction with some wealthy
London citizens organized the London
and Riitibh Columbia Gold FieldB
with a capital stock of ��200,000. This
company in turn has organized subsidiary companies. These are the
Ymir Gold Mines, limited, the Whitewater, limited, the Enterprise B. C.
Mines, limited aud the Cascade Power
and Light company. The Ymir is the
most successful of these, and was
organized in October 1898, with a
capital of ��200,000. With tbe assistance of 8, S. Fowloi, M.E., tbis property has oeen developed into what is
one of the best mines in the Koote
nays. It has for several months past
yielded a profit of $1,000 a day and
has already paid its stockholders
$240,000 in dividends, Tne Whitewater
before it passer1 Into the hand-) of the
London and British Columbia syndicate had paid 8191,000 in dividends,
but since then it has been under
development and only snch ore as was
taken out in tbe court? of such work
has beon shipped. The Cascade Power
company is constructing its plant and
has not yet begun to npply customers
with electricity. Besides this the
London and B. 0, has acquired some
other properties which nre being
developed in order to determine tbeir
worth, Mr. Robertson has the full
confidence cf a number of British inventors nnd has done more perhaps
thnn any single Individual to induce
the investment of English eanital in
Nelson. Slocan and Kettle river mining divisions.
Mr. Robertson was a public spirited
citizen and was the chief spirit in
tho Mino Owners' association and bus
been a tuwer of strength to that or-
ganiatiiin.    He had a large social side
to his nature,  took a deep interest in
the St. Andrew's society, in society
generally, and was a patron of legitimate sports and of the drama. lie
was a member of the Masonic society
and of the Presbyterian church.
Strange as it mny seem Mr. Robertson lor a long time has entertained a
presentiment that he would die suddenly by means of an accident This
presentiment was so strong that be
carried a large accident insnrace on
his life.
He leaves a widow nnd four
children to mourn his demise, and
they have the sincere sympathy of the
entire community in this the hour of
their groat bereavement.
WHO FAILED
INHISDQTY
i Efforts to Locate the Cause
of  Yesterday's  Explosion.
Suspicious Story of a Powder Man  Who  Escaped
CITY COUNCIL.
Estimate For the Schools Discussed nt
Length.
At the meeting of the oity council
last evening tendors were received for
the erection of the addition to the
city offices. There were five tenders
recieved but aftei discussion it was
resolved to call for tenders for erecting the structure in either hi ick or
stone. The matter was referred to the
board of works.
The school estimate then came up
for consideration. For the high school
the estimate for the year's running
expenses amounted to 82,210, consisting of:
Principal's ""salary    :.: ;_tX2<M
First assistant (lor last half of
year)        B50
Insurance        120
Janitor        ISO
Fuel        200
Public   school   expenses   for
1902 ���
Principal's salary     1,200
First assistant..".        9ti0
Second assistant        840
Third assistant        720
Foruth assistant        (Kin
Firftb assistant        COO
Sixth  assistant   (last  half  of
year)         300
Primary class teachei        900
Insurance        100
Janitor        .140
Fuel        r,00
Secretary        100
Contingent expenses     1,000
Total $10,090
This with the furniture expenes for
the Hign school brought the total
estimate for the two schools up to
811,890.
Aid. Selous thought tbat the provincial government were getting a good
deal the best of the transfer of school
government. The city would receive
$15 for each pupil,from tbe provincial
authorities and the school cost at the
rate of $40 per pupil whieh simply
meant that tbe city would now have
$25 a year to pay for each pupil.
Several of the members thought that
the 81,000 for contingent expenses was
too high, and it was Anally decided to
leave the matter iu the hands of thc
school committee, who will meet tne
members of tbe school board and discuss the estimate with them.
Tbe city auditor reported that the
financial statement could not be presented before the next meeting.
Aid. Hamilton referred to the sad
death of J. Roderick Robcitsou, and
the loss sustained by the city and district in his death. The council decided to wait till their next meeting
before passing a resolution of regret,
till particulars had been received.
The council adjourned until Monday, Feb, 3rd, it having been decided
that the weekly meetings would be
continued for the present.
New Yorn, Jan. 27.���There was a
clash in conit this afteruoon between
District Attorney Jerome and Coroner
| GoldenkranZ, The coroner had empanelled a jury and listened to an
affidavit by a patrolman who said
lie had nriested the three men and that
there had been an explosion, Mr.
Jerome insisted that tnoro was no information in tlie affidavit on which
to hold anybody and there was a
wordy wrangle but-oen the two
officials. In spite of protests the
coroner gave Uio case to the jurymen,
who rutired and came back with a
verdict, recommending the discharge
of the prisoners. The coroner then
opened court as a sitting magistrate
and had the men re-arrested and held
thein without bail, Mr. Jerome protested and tho coroner changed his
decision, holding the men in 810,000
hail each. All this had worked up the
feelings of everybody so much that
there was a free fight in which Mr.
Jerome was struck in the face by John
Murray, a coroner's clerk, who in
turn was beaten by two of the district
attorney's detectives. Then the detectives and Murray had each other
arrested, but bettor counsel prevailed
and all charges were withdrawn for
the present. yVndruw Murray was to-
nigiil locked np at a police station
though no charge wbb placed against
him on the blotts.T. Murray had
charge of passing out the sticks of
dynamite to the men In Ibe tunnel
who weie engaged ln making blasts.
Ho snid there were about twenty
sticks of dynamite in the shanty when
the explosion occurred.
Moses Epps, who waa a powder man
in charge of the shanty wheie the explosion occurred, iB at Flower hospital sulfering from contusion and
shock. He said that on gcing to the
slmnty about noon be found a candle
which he had left lighted on a sbelf,
lying on tbe floor of the sbanty and
some paper which was about it, was
on fire. Close to this burning paper
were 13 boxes of dynamite cartridgei,
each box containing from 80 to 75
cratridges, Epps threw a pailful of
water over the Are and ran to get
another one. On coming back with
it, bu saw that the flames were olose
to the dynamite and dropping bis
pail he tried to get away, Then came
the explosion and the next he knew he
was a patient in the hospital. This
evening Epps was practically a prisoner, a policeman having been assigned to guard him.
RAT PORTAGE SUFFERS.
WON ON A FOUL.
Philadelphia Middle Weights Fight
Before Londoners,
London, Jan. 27.���Jack O'Brien
secured a decision over Charlio Mc-
Keever, both of Philadelphia, at the
Leeds club tonight, in a contest for
the middle weight championship and
a purse of ��030. McKecver weighed
151 and O'Brien 158 pounds. The
fighting was clever and furious till
the end of the third round when Mc-
Keever baekhceled O'Brien and was
disqualified.
Two Hotels and Two Genersl Stores
Go Up in Flames.
Winnipeg, Jan. 27.���The Billiard
house, tlie Queen's hotel, Gardiner's
and Wilson's general stores were destroyed at Rat Portage, Ont., today
entailing i loss of $50,000. The total
insurance is about 814,700. The Milliard house was one of the best known
summer resorts in the west and its
dcstiuction will be a great loss tu the
lowu.
PERISHED TOGETHER.
Lunenburg, N. S., Jan, 27. ���While
crossing Minake lake on Saturday
evening John Croft and wife, both
over 00 years of age, walked into
open water. Their bodies were recovered today, locked in each others
arms,
EVANS CANNOT DISCHARGE.
Halifax, Jnn. 27.���One of the discharged western troopers has been advised by a lawyer that dismissals
mado by Col. Etans are illegal aa no
court martial was held.
POPE GIVES AN AUDIENCE.
Rome, Jan. 27.���Thc pope received
today in audience Eugene Philenb,
formerly district attorney of New
York county, and Rt. Rev. John M.
Farley, auxiliary bishop of Neif
York. .~f*_.
Nklson   Daily Miner.  TYhsuay.  January 28,  100?
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Tlie Nelson Miner
UCB80IUPTI0M HATKBl
nil!) per iu:ntli,by carrier     85c
I Lilly, per munth, by mail      Soc
ll.itly, per year, by narrlor. $ 7 00
ttsilly, pur yi'"U-. by mail    6 00
Dally, por yuar turclgti    it 00
WRrCKLY   M1NKK
Weekly, per half year 11 M
sYeekly, per year    2 00
'Veokly, per year, foreign    3 00
HiiiMCrtpMoriH Invariably In advunoe.
LONDON OKKICK
115 Kloot Blreei, K. O.
'len'ral   ProsM Agency,  Ltd., Special Agont*
IN MEMOBIAM,
Thc entire community will learn
with the deepest regret if the untimely death of J. Roderick Robertson,
who perished in an explosion jester-
ddy In New York City. Only a few
days since he wns with us, fnll ol
life, strength and vigor, with plan!
that BItended far Into the future,busy
and energetic with the affairs of life
hopeful of many yoais of usefulness
ami now his memory only remains,
and this reminds us of what shadows
wo all are after all, and how brief
the days of life that are accorded us.
Mr. Robertson was a large figure in
tho affairs of Kootenay, and was cut
off in the very midst of a career of
great usefulness, and his Ions is a
great one. There arc few possessed
of liko intense vitality, courage,
capacity for tlie carrying out
of large enterprises, and of winding
final succcens where mauy obstacles
hBd to be encountered.
For a lnog period ha wns employed
hy London capitalists to look aftor
their investments abroad as he had a
faculty of getting at the root of these
ventures, seeing their weak spots and
where there were errors of management, suggesting changes which soon
put them ou their feet. This work
gave i,im a training and a comprehensive grasp of affairs which made
him so successful in the Kootenays.
Besides this he had the knack of
making those whom ho desired to
impress, sec the possibilities of an
enterprise which he desired to promote In tho same light as he viewed
it, and by reason of thia faculty he
was enabled to induce the investments
of large sums in mining and other
enterprises. There are but few who
have been the direct cause of inducing the investment of larger sums
mining ventures in the Kootenays
than be, and his success in the Ymir
mine would, in time,have led to other
amounts being placed lu the mines
here. In this respect he Was a benefactor to the community.
There were ti'"es when he felt called upon to oppose certain interests,
but when lie did so he fought in the
open and always had the full courage
of his convictions. Even those he
opposed speak admiringly of him and
say that lie was a fair fighter and
never struck below the belt or other'
wise tried to foul Ins adversaries.
Resides attending to tlie affairs of
the cimpnny of which he was the
chief spirit he took a deep interest in
the public and semi public affairs. He
was the principal organizer of the
Mine Owners' association, and now
that he lias depai ted from his sphere
of Usefulness there will be but few
who will give that organization the
time that he aid in order that tt might
be beneficial to those who wero members as well as to the country at large
Mr. Bobertsson interested himself in
Dominion provincial and city politics
and to the end that good, stable and
progressive government might be
secured, lie had but little political
ambition,although to his intimates lie
on one or two occasions confessed that
he would like to have been mayor of
Nelson. This ambition was due to
the great pride winch he took in Nel
son and not for any personal iiggian
dizement.
Mr. Robertson was strong and constant in ins friendship and his fidelity
where he once extended his good will
to an individual was remarkable. lie
was of a sociable disposition and
shone as toaatmaster ut a banquet.
All who attended the banquet given
on last St. Andrew's day will remember how graceful, bow witty, hjw
full of good] nature he was on that
occasion. In short be was a model
and useful citizen.
i'be entire community will mourn
the departure of so good a man and
one to which tlie public is so much
indebted for the many benefits he has
aided in conferring upon it nnd will
condole with bis bereaved family over
the loss of one who to them was a
kind and affectionate husband and a
loving and indulgent father.
LEAD COHROllINO.
The determination ot tbe Sullivan
Group Mining company to establish
st Marysville, in East Kootenay, in
connection with its lead smelter and
lead refinery a lead corroding <stab-
lishment which will turn out whit.s
lead is one,which, if it is carried out,
will be of great good to the oonntry.
The management of the company says
it is bettor to turn tl\. oie into bullion,   the   bullion   into pig lead,   the
pig lead into whits lead and realize IS
cunts pet pound for it, than it ia to
sell the lead in the ore Ior 1.20 cents
per pound. The difference between
1.20 cents and r> cents per pound will
represent what they will receive for
smelting, refining and and corrodine
and will pay the company well fur
tho trouble. Then, too, the three
processes being performed at one
place and under one management
savings aan be made and the cost of
producing tha final product, white
lead, should bo smaller than where
the smelter, the refinery and the our-
roding works are situated at points
remote from each other, and, as a consequence, considerable in tbo way of
freight bills would have to be paid
before the tin ished article ls manufactured. The plan ol the Sullivan Uroup
mines looks like a feasible one and
hould be carried out to a auocesstnl
issue.
About B.GOO tons of white lead and
1500 tons of red and orange lead are
consumed in Canada per anniiiii. but
t present none of these forms of lead
arc made in Canada, but just as soon
as they are it is said to be the intention ol the government to advance the
import duty to sucb a figure as to
give ample protection to the nome
made product.
1'he market will increase with the
natinal augmentation of the population and then there is the foreign
markets. White lead is just as staple
a commodity aa flour and bankers will
lend money on it just as readily as
they will on wheat, as it is used
everywhere. From Omaha in the
United States white lead is sent to
distributing points in the larger
cities and more particularly to
the seaboard towns, not by the oar-
load, out by the trainload, in crder to
secure the minimum rate for transportation. From these centers it Is distributed both in the United States
and abroad. Considerable of the
white lead finds its way to thc Orient,
to Mexioo, South America, and other
portions of tho world. Therefore
when the white lead manufacturers of
Canada produce a surplus it can be
marketed abroad, and for this considerable of the product that is to be
made In the future iu this province
will be sent to the Orient wheie there
is a fairly good market, and to other
countries bordering along the Pacific
ocean. It is evilent, from the conditions, that the East Kootenay
white lead works, as it is the
pioneer enterprise of the kind in
Canada, will be successlul. They will
blaze the way for others and doubt
less when they have shown thatj the
industry cau be profitably carried ou
others will imitate them.
The government is in���duty bound,
to protect this industry by raising the
import duty on white, red and orange
leads to at least 35 per cent, and thia
will give the home producer the full
enjoyment of the home market.
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Dainties   in   Finest   Biscuits,
Dainties in Wines and Liquors.
Dainties in Cigars.
DAINTIES
f In Everything to Eat and   Drink.
M'LACHLAN BROS.
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.
M'LACHLAN BROS.
IK.   1
A CRUSADE THAT FAILED.
The recent organized attempt of
the Canadian Pacific Railway company to turn public sentiment in its
favor by playing on the patriotism
of the people of British Columbia in
order to prevent the government re-
serves of coal land in the Crow's Nest
Pass from falling into any other
hands than its own is about as clumsy
a piece of work in its line as has ever
beeu essayed in this country. It
started all tho organs of Canada's
biggest and most selfish monopoly
playing in one tune. From the
shadows of the rock ribbed Rockies to
where the surf of the Pacific beat
ceaselessly against the shores, from
tho international boundary line to
picturesqne Nelson, the subsidized
organs of monopoly took up the refrain abont coal monopoly and the
driving of the smelting industry to the
south of the boundary line, and have
sung it coaiielessly for weeks. The
papers big and papers small, the
weeklies and the dailies, however,
made tbe mistake of printing the
alleged dispatcher and the editorials,
fresh from the hands of a master of
the writing craft,as they were written
without alteration, and as a consequence thoro was snob a marked slmi-
liarity, sucb a repition of the mannerisms aud style of composition of their
author, that it was easy to discern
that they were of one manufacture
all the ripened fruit of one mind.
The editors had they performed the
duty expected from them by Sir
Thomas and the famous writer���whom
he employs to prepare the proper sort
of propoganda, calculated to work on
the patriotic feelings of the people
when the big road desires to make a
land grab, or a coal grab, or to secure
some other big concession from the
public���should have altered them a
little. Sir Thomas evidently does not
cnre who writes the songs for the
people so long as they can cause their
editorials to be written and published. The fiasco which has been made
in this instance will doubtless cause
Sir Thomas considerable disquietude,
and in the meanwhile someone will
doubtless be hauled over the ted hot |
coals of his anger for doing such
clumsy wotk. A good many people
are wondering whether the organs reoeived a lump sum, a contingent  fee,
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or are to be paid for their efforts
when the goods in tlie case, about 50,-
000 acres ot ooal land, were delivered.
This is a question which someone of
the several editors, who printed tne
appeals to patriotism and ihe denunciations of J. J. Bill should ripe and
explain.
The management of the Canadian
Pacific railway must have a poor
opinion of the Intelligence of the
people of British Columbia to think
for a moment that they could be imposed on by such a poorly managed
crusade as the one which bus so signally and so ingloriously failed.
Eastern Canada has a number of
railroads built across the boundary
and they havo been of material benefit
in building up that section. If the
railways built from across the border
bave been beneficial to thc eastern
portion of the Dominion why should
they not aid in tlie upbuilding ol
western Canada? The road winch is
to extend from the Crow's Nest mines
to a connection with the Great Northern railway will, when it is completed,
give an outlet for some of the eke
and coal of the Crow's Nest Melds.
There are several companies operating
these fields, in Ilrilisli Columbia and
Alberta. Canada, and purticulaly
llritish Columbia, has a wealth of
coal, far more than can be consumed
it home aud thc  exports   are  already.
large and are destined to assume
much larger proportions. The exports
for the five months ending November,
1900, according to the government reports, was 720,400 tons or at the rate
of l,750,r06 tons for a year. A market
must De found abroad for the coal and
the Crow's Nest Southern railway
will be the mean.! of marketing many
thousands of tons per annum. The
coal will be mined in Canada by
Canadian workmen and will therefore
add to the wealth of the country..
There is ample coal for all demands
that will come from home, and by
eason of the increased quantities
mined at home for export to
other countries lessening the cost of
production the local consumers of coal
and coke will purchase It cheaper
than if there .were no foreign demand
for it. The attempt to market this
coal in the United Sates is the head
and front of the offending of James J.
Hill,of the Great Northern, and out of
this a tisane of misrepresentation has
been bnilt, and an attempt made to
work on the patriotism of the people
to injure tbe road aud the oompany
that is to furnish the coal but the real
object is so that tbe C. P. li. may
seoure control of the 80,000 acres of
reserved government coal land in the
Crows' Nest Pass.
BARGAINS BARGAINS
FURNITURE
Everything marked away  down.    Call  and  sec
for yourself.
20 per cent Discount on All Cash Sales.
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SWEE. OAPOBAL OIQABETTEB
West Kootenay Butcher Co,
ALL   KINDS  OF
Fresh   and    Salted   Heats
WHOLESALE  AND RETAIL
Fisn and Poultry in Season
E.   C.   TRAVES.   Manage*
K.-W.-C   Block, Ward Street, Nklson.
Orders by m��il receive careful and prompt attentir n
OUR SPECIALTY
"GOODCHEER"
Stoves and
Ranges . .
We are showing tbis season a full
line of these goods nud solicit your
esteemed patronage.
Lawrence Hardware
���Company.
ftbelRosaUBank of Canada
Incorporated 1869.
Capital [Authorized,    .    .    (M.otto.iHio.oe I Capital raid-up,    ,   .    ,     tati.oon.Mo.no
Kern, tt>i,juu,iHn>.ijii
Hoard or Director!    Thomas K. Kenny,  Presidents  Thomas Kltohle, Vice- Proidrnt
:|Wt!ov Smith, 11. G. liauld, Hon. David MaoKeen.
Head Olllee, llallrull
Ueneral Manager, Kslson L. PeaBe, Montroal,
Uuporhileixloui ol Branches, and Secretary, W. II. Torrance, Hallfar.
Branches I
Nova   Scotia��� Halifax   Branch,   Anilgonlur
Bridgewater, tiuysboro. Londonderry, Lu -
eubur-g. Maitland (Hums Co.), Pictou, Port
Hawkosbury, Sydney. Hbubenaoadie,Truro,
Weymouth.
New    Brunswick ��� Bathurst,     Dorchester,
Fredericlon, Kingston IRent Co.!, Mono-
ton, Newcastle, Sackville St, John.Woodstock*
P. E. Ulead���Charlottotown, Uuinmemide.
Quebec���Montroal, (City Ofti.-o), Miutrca
West Knd tCor. Notre Dame aud Seigneurs Streets; Westmount (Cor. Greono
Avenue and tit, Catharines Streets,
Ontario���Ottawa.
Newftinndlaud���St. John's.
Cuba. West Indie*���Havana.
United Htates-Now York (16 ICxchargc Plats'
Republic, Wash.
BRANCHES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Grand   Furies, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rossland,
Vanconver Easi End, Victoria,
Vasconver,
Correspondents t
Canada���Merchants Bank ot Canada.   Boston���Nations   Shawnint Rusk.   Chicago- Illinois.
Trust and Savings Bank.   San Francisco���First National Bank.   Loudon,   Eng.-Bank  of
Scotland.   Paris, France-Credit, Lyonnais.   Bermuda���Bank of Bermuda.   China and Japan���Hong Kong and Shanghai Bankiug Corporation.   Spokane���Old National Bank.
General Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange   _������>..
and Sold, Litters of Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts reoeived on the most favorable terms.   Intorest allowed on fpenift
deposite and on Saving Bank accounts.
Geo. Kydd. Manager, Nelson, B.C.
E. J.SCOVIL
HININS ��KOKIH, NOTAttV
Windone ere MIn.- s.   CorrespondenceSolicit
WVNDKHMERK. B. C.
NEWLING & CO.
AUCTIONEERS.
VALUERS. ETC.
Kootenay Street. Next Oddfellows' Ha
p. O. Box 633.
FOREIGN LIQUORS
A very full line of these, including several reserved brands on
hand- Shipments for Kootenay
are made from Victoria.
Addition! to our stocks are being
continuously reoeived by sailing vessels via Cape Horn.
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From St. John, N. B.
Numfdlan Feb. 8
Ionian  Feb. IS
'.nkc  Ontario   Feb. 11
Lake Superior Feb. 28
Allan Lino steamers leave Halifax two days
later
From Boston,
Commonwealth    peD 12
Saxonia Fob, 15
From Now York
���-      --.-   Feb  8
Canipuila Feb. 15
Oceanic       Feb  5
Majestic...  Feb/,;>
Philadelphia  Fob 12
Furnessia .Feb 8
Continental sailings of French. North Qer
man Lloyd, H. A. P. and Italian Linos on application. *
RATKS-Saloon fares H5.80, and upwards
Pcconrl $35 and upwards according to steamer
a~d location of berth. Sleo-ago qsiotod on ap
pupation, Prepaid passages from England aud
tho continent at lowest rates.
H. L. BROWN.     W. P. F. CUMONOB
Oity Agt. Nelson.     Gen. Ag��ut, Winnipeg
CANADIAN LIQUORS
A stock of thaw embracing tbe leading brands, is carried,, (at Nelson,
thereby enabling quiekJHdelivery to
Kootenay buyers.
ANHEUSER-BUSCH  AND
BUDWEISr-R BEER
Carried iu stock in Nelson.
R. P- Rithet & Co-, Limited
VICTORIA. B. 0,
A- B- GRAY   K00te""r
P. O. Box 521
Represontatlv
Nelson
BENNETT'S FUSE.
Bo  sure and get tbo genuine   BENNETT'S GUTTA PERCHA FUSE,not
something that looks   like   it     �������"'"
rence Hardware Co., Agents. ''
Nklson   Daily  Miner,  Ties ay Jani/aky 28, 1902
SELECT PERFUMES.
in) oaro in pUrohfUillg perfnmr-n and
ii,,.:,'.! ltKuared. .Adrop.oT,
si��
our isTlumos
nt of u bouquet 61 tlowera.  All
couil oxiracts will appreciate our )ud>
1 rllMrlniuiatloO.   Any muuility Irom u
���ss toaiMiuiisi.
&__mz&". .
Wu bave in stock a large lino ol
.*_._.-* V\__r Chnmola Vests for Hon nnd
hrOSt Mnjf noyviiuiloofcliiunoisiiucd
wiiti flannel.
t.-__tr Aiioon Chamois Vesta for Women
FrOSl l^llctn���,ll|(i|,.|s,uiiidoolcliainol,
covered witli PronoE flannel.
It vim want tn matin a Xmas Rift that will bo a
nurcoot comfort, pleMirfB,andagUMtl to health,
SeM are Mi" prapM trjlngj,  Moo,13.00,
Children's Mien, $2,00.
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
First
COLDEST IN YEARS.
Ice   Hridpe on   Kootonuy   Lake
Since 1808,
1-', r the lirst time in a number of
yours the lithe opposite Nelson is
frozen Bolld enough to permit crossing it on foot. During the winter of
IStJIl then) was u severe cold snap
although the culd was not so great as
thut being experienced ut present. At
that time the barges carrying cars
wi rc brought to Nelson fur transfer
nii'l the loe breakers were used in
keeping the channel cleur. The constant passing of the steamers and
Unrges prevented communication with
the opposite shore. This time, however, as the steamers are not brought
t,i the city tlie ice has had a chance
ti freeze solidly, and on Sunday and
jcBterday large numbers of people
crossed on the ice.
In 1699 the lowest temperature was
is below zero wliirh occurred on January 86th, The cold snap of that year
nan tilt fur more sevirely than tho
present one is, as not expecting such
severe weather the wator pipes lending into private and business houses
hnd net been sunk a sufficient depth
in tlie ground to protect tbem with
the result that whole bticets wee
without water till spring. Since then
the eity has been pnt in better shape
as regards the water service and no
repetition of the experiences referred
to is possible, although considerable
inconvenience is being experienced
from nursing water pipes in many
residences,
Skaters now have a clear sw?ep
lrom Selous point, about two miles
below the city, to Five-Mile point,
although there is a number of airholes
thnt require considerable vigilance on
the part of the skater to avoid, as
some of thein nre covered over with a
thin covering of shell ice that is not
noticeable until very close.
XheNelson-Granlte road owing to tho
overflow of tho llumo from the smelter ia at present almost impassable to
teams under the treat lo. The water
running down from the flumo has
gradually built np a covering of ico
over two feet thick on the road and
this with the ice hanging down from
above has niaile the space for teams to
pass very small.
WEAPONS OP ANIMALS,
Clsm, Teeth, Horu and Hoof* All
Come Hand? nl Tinea.
Many animals, including both thost
thnt kill mid those that are killed, are
endowed with special menus of olfcusiva
nnd defensive combat Tho Utter aro often furnished with weapons of effcetivs
value, such ns the horns of cattle sad
gnats and ths hoofs of horses.
Even some ot the largest aiilmaln
which lire not carnivorous and may ba
sold to have uo enemies pohscsh special
organs that they can use for Inflicting
wounds, Such ure tho tusks uf elephants, the hom of tho rhinoceros and
the millers of the moose. Tlieir primary
purpose, however, is to aid lu procuring
[OOll and in cleaving a way through forest aud Jungle,
Willi boasts and birds of prey weapons of attack are indispensable. Anions.
tho most highly developed arc tlio retractile claws of the cat family, tho cut-
tins und tearing teeth of tho wolf family and the talons of eagles nud hawks,
Even in lower forms of life we And lllgb/
ly   specialized   weapons,   chief   among
Which arc tiie fangs of reuomotiK serpents nnil tlie stings of hues, wasps and
hornets, rendered far more effective by
Ihu presence of a powerful nud sometimes deadly poison.
While noting ills- liberal endowment of
creatures that prey upon animals, wt
must not lose sight of tho fact that certain vegetarians are also equipped with
weapons of combat Tho males of tlio
bovine ami tlio goat tribes lu the wild
stale use these weapons lurgely iu their
combats with rivals of their own species,
while the females employ thcui chiefly in
defense of their young.
Thc bull lights with tho head down, often with tlic eyes closed, and the horns,
being usually short and nearly straight,
can bo used only ono at a time, aided by
the toss of the powerful neek. Tlio horns
of lho cow lu nil the commoner breeds
are turned somcwhnt forward, so as to
be of the utmost service, ami the faithful
mother fights for her calf ngalnst dog or
wild beast wilh her head raised and eyes
wislc open.
A stag brought to bny sometimes presents his antlers to tho hunter. With
some species these branching horns ore
shed nt certain seasons, ami during their
renewed growth are for a time soft and
useless us weapons. They gain strength
and toughness nt tho season when rivalry and battles between the mules arc in
order, and it is therefore natural to infer
that the nn tiers ure intended chiefly for
this purpose.
Against many foes, however, man included, the deer family find their best
weapons in tlieir hoofs, with whieh thoy
strike nnd cut ns with knives, sometimes
killing dogs, wounding hunters nnd at
oilier limes cutting colled rattlcsu .hot
into pieces.- ,','
TO CtlUB A I'OJ.Ii t\ OWE 1111
T. kc Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.   All
drotrgis-ts refund tbo monoy it it fails to care,
K. v��\ Qrovo's nlgaature is on each box.  25c.
Rn.alnn Fairy Tales.
A hook of fairy talcs was the cause of
lho expulsion ami consequent ruin of 175
persons nt Poltova. A pupil at oue ol
the stale schools there was caught in the
act of reading this book of fairy tales,
which had heen prohibited by tho ceusur
on tlie ground that certain of the tides
might be applied to Russian conditions
ami Russian politics. Tho boy explained
that the caretaker of the school buildings
had lent him the book. Tho principal of
tho school reported the caretaker to the
police, and on the ground of this denunciation the offender wns sent to Siberia.
The officials of the institution, together
with several parents of pupils, were so
Indignant at thc conduct of the principal
that they drew up a protest describing
his denunciation as a mean aud despicable net. The only consequence was that
the officials lost their posts, nnd, together
with the residents who had signed tho
protest, were expelled from the province
of Poltova for three years. The order of
expulsion wns extended to nil the relatives of the offenders, so that 175 persons
were sentenced to this severe punishment
on account of a book of fairy tales which
In other countries is given to every child
to read.
THE   MINER'S
WANT   PAGE.
FOR SALE OR RENT
\>n ft: in- iiM'dt . lnrtortud under U..n UotvX ul
��� 'n' i j -��� of ono co.it, a word t>or lnHortlon. No
.vlvfTttKeimuw i..m.j, for Iissh fhun 2o nentH.
Situation   Wanted   atlvnrtiHomcnU   iuHtirlod
: hivr  UllIUH  fi.'-* Of ClUtTKO.
ROOM To   LET.���Comfortable    for*
niBhod room to reutj   8<i per month,
Address A.U. tbia office.
tfOR    SAljE-Hnfleld,    on    Stanley
afreet,   apply   II. and   M, Bird.
FOB BALE���A bargain; 4>roomed
bonne, moves, tableii ch&irn, bed,
��te.; NtubltM'liirla'ii bouaefl and lanced
gUTdon. Smith of Htm-lU'i*. Trice $925.
Apply H. and M. Bird,
WHOLESALE
HOUSES
NELSON, B. C.
JLVUKNITUUE Sc UNUKUTAKINU
DJ. HOBBUTSON Be CO.-Next dour ia
���   thuuuw   I'n.i   iiill.c   riuililiNK. Vernon
Sl., NfUHOO.    I>uj Yli .ii.- .',(J. Nir:lil   phonu  __fj.
.. Slaughter Sale
For the next thirty  days  I   will  give   a great
Slaughter Sale- in ul: lines ill stock cousistiug uf
Boy's and Men's Clothing,  Furnishings, Hais. Caps
Boots and Shoes
bt order to make room for Spriug Stook I must slaughter some of mi present
ttoek uud wish so give my many customers the benefit thereof. Now is Hit
chance to partake of some "f tbe best Bargains ever ottered in K oiena>. Tbo
sale is genuine, the stock new and tbe prioet away down. Call, gt "rices, examine goods au<i be convinced that 1 um offering the greatest bargains ever
ull'eictl in Nelsou,
J. A. GILKER
FLAT for rent over Lester's grocery
store on Water street (opposite hospital). Three bright, pleasant rooms
and complete bath room, hot nnd cold
wator, l"is range, etc. Bent very
low.   Apply to E. II. MaDerald.
t'OIl     BALK.���Ono     heavy    draught
team, apply to 3. A. Hnyward
[PIRST   CLASS   room   and   board   in
private   family,   reasonable   terms.
Apply   on   Militia st'eet,   second   door
west of Ward.
(iAHTTE NOTICES.
Last issue of the llritish Columbia
Gazette contains the following new
notices!
Dr, W. II. Newcombo of Trout Lake
to be rot-oner for the Lardeau and
Tnnt Lake Mining divisions.
The Ln.on Trust company of
Toronto, with capital stock of S^.OOO,-
000 in $100 shares registers as an
extra-provincial company; Sir Charles
Hiiihert Tupper, of Vancouver, is
attorney for the province.
The Tnmar.vk 3roup Development
Syndicate, limitei, non-psrsonal liability, with h"ad office at Bpukane,
and capital of $750,000, in 50-cent
shares, registers as an extr.i-provinciul
Company i John F. Holden, of Slocan
City, Is attorney within the province,
but without power to  transfer shares.
The Active Gold Mining Company,
itel,   non-personal   liability,   has
Iimi
Hied   articles   of incorporation.      Thc
eauital stock is $1,500,000 in $1 shares.
The following assignments have
been maile: Bourne llros., of Revel
stike, to Fred lluscombc, of Vancouver; C.iopcr Bros,, of Vernon, to Fred
Hillinprs of the same city; William
McPherson, of Greenwood, to W. O.
Wright of the Rameoity; Binns and
Thompson, of UelueWt, to James C.
Sutton, of Victoria ; and 13. E. Scho-
nelrl, of Rossland, to Walter J.Robinson, of the same city.
Otlicial   notification of the elections
la the various municipalities Is given.
FURNISHED   ltOOMS   TO    HUNT.���
Apply   to   Mrs F. J, Squires, Room
1(1,  K. W. O. block.
WANTED
3. H.
LOVE,
Nelson Employment Agency,
P, O. Hox 405. Fhone 27S.
Wanted���Chambermaid     and   Wuit
ress.    Woman Cooic.
WANTED���Pupils for Piano or Organ
by   Mrs.   Sturmer   Smith,    address
resilience or P.O.Box 137.
WANTED.���Men and   women   wnnted
to work   at   home.        (lood   wages.
Write   Cliisgow     Woollen    company,
Dept. C, Toronto
HEM' of all kinds wanted and
furnished. Western Canadian Em
ploymcnt Agency. Larpe warehouse
for storage; call at Prosser's Second
llund store, Ward steet.
MEN WANTED���On     Ctow'b      Nest
Southern   Ry.     Good   wages,   long
job   Headquarters, Elko,    B.   C.     A.
Guthrie St Co.
MISCELLA NEOUS
G. D. J. CHRISTIE
Monoy to loan on Improved Real
Eetate at 8 per ceut.
For Rent.���Olllee. linker street. $15;
5-room cottage, $15; 4-room cottage,
Vernon ctreet, $10; 7-room house Carbonate St., near Jbteghine $25.
For Sale���Ranch, 12 miles fiom
Nelson ; 2 lots Observatory street, 8450
-room house, $2,100.
REISTERER & CO
Brewers of Pine linger
Beer an-3 Porter.
DROP IN AND SEE OS
AERATED AND MINERAL WATER*
V] KL.SON SODA WATKlt FACTOKY-
X. N. M. C'uuiiiifuri, Lohmcc��� lCvury knows
viii-is-ij ���i ,.���ri. iii-ini,,,. i'si ii,sx ds. Tiil.plion
Nu. 81, lluovur Btreet, Nulsuu. HoltleTBOf tli
r.uisiiii,, su l,.,i.i, UultJprlriKH Minora! W.Usr
GROCERIES
A MACDONALD & Ca-Cornor Fron
��� and Hull Slruots���WhuleBale grocer
and jobbers in blankuts, glovon, milts, boots
rubbers, iiiuckiiiaws itud inlnurs' sundries.
FRESH AND SALT MBATC
P   BURNS Sc Co.-Bakor Slreot, Nelson-
���   Wholesale it,-.sl,sis iu fresh a d cured
niuuls.   Culd ijloruKe.
WKHT   KOOTKNAY   BUTCHER   CO.
Baker Biruoi, Nelson���Wholesale dea
ors ln frcsti and ourud uiuaU.
HARDWARE & MINING   SUPPLIES,
I   AWHKNCK   HAItUWAUK   CO - Bake
1.1   Street,   Nulsuu - Wholesale  doulius  ir
hardware, minora'  supplies,  spurting goods
otc.
M'LACHLAN BROS. Baker Street Neisor,
B. c.,���uoviers in general huhware,
mliiii.K supplies, kI.iss, puiits. l'ortl.tnd Cement, ure clay and Scotch llro briok. Agents
for wilklns and Co.'s celebrated htuei wire rope
NELSON   HARDWARE   CO.-Wholesale
Paints, oils and glass; mechanics  tools
Agents foi Ontario 1'owdor Works; lfnamile
LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS
rpURNKR, BEETON Sc Co.-Comer Vernoi
X and .losopbinn streets, Nelson���Whole
sale dealers in liquors, cigars, and dry goods
Agents for Pabst Browing Co. of Mllwaukos
and Calgary Brewing Ou of Calgary.
II
UDSON'8 BAY Co.-WboloHnlo grocerlo
ind liquora 0I.0., Bakor Street, Nelson.
LUMBBE
NKI.MON MAW AND PLANING MILL-
Offlce corner Hall and Front Stroete
Nolson���Lumber, oefltntf, flooring, and every
Lhlng In wood for building purposes. Get om
prluus.   Correspondonce solicited.
CONFECTIONERY.
J    A. M'DONALD,   wholesale and retail
*   Confectioner,   The hirgests'.ock of Con
foclinnery iu tbo Kootonays.
JOHN McLATCHIE
Dominion and
Provincial^*
Land Surveyor.
l6q
NELSON B C
Women Student, tn Ruaaln.
It a Russian woman wishes to study at
any of the universities ln her own land,
etiquette does not allow her to do so until
she is married. Not infrequently she
goes through the civil ceremony of marriage with a man student whom probably
she has never seen before, and this marriage is quite legal, though perhaps the
couple mny never speak to ench other
again. On the other hand, If they like
each other and they so desire, they are
married for life. If they do not, the mnr-
ringe is dissolved when their university
course is finished, nnd they are free to
marry some one else.
The celebrated mathematician Sonya
Kovnlevski went through the marringa
ceremony with a student whom she then
saw for the first time and wbo afterward
became her husband. The education of
women in Russia Btands better than in
most European countries owing to the
persistent efforts of the Russian women
themselves.	
Be Feared to Pre.nme.
The American tourist is so firmly convinced that he Is being cheated on all
hands during his European travels that
he occasionally oversteps the bounds of
prudence.
"What is the price of this pin?" asked
a young man in a Paris shop, handling a
small silver brooch of exquisite workmanship.
"Twenty francs, monsieur," said the
clerk.
"That's altogether too much," said the
young American. "It's for a present to
my sister.  I'll give you 5 francs for it."
"Zen it would be I znt gave ze present
to your sister," said the Frenchman, witb
n deprecatory shrug, "und I do not know
ze young mademoiselle!"���Youth's Com-
pnmou.
nn-nr��lon..
Life Insurance Agent (filling out application)���Your general health Is good, Il
it not? , .  .     ,
A pplicant���Never had a si�� day ln my
life.
Agent���Um! You do not contemplate
entering upon any hazardous undertaking. I suppose?
A pplicant-Well, yes, I am afraid I
do. I am going to get married next
Wednesday.���London Answers.
Good Judument.
The most necessary tnlent in a man ot
conversation, which Is what we ordinarily intend hy a fine gentleman, is a good
Judgment, ne thnt has this In perfection is master of his companion without
letting him sea It and has the same advantage over men of any other qualifications whatsoever as ono that can see
would have over a blind mao of ten limes
kill strength. ..    _ -,
CANADIAN
Pacific
RAILWAY
WORLD'S SCENIC ROUTE
DIRECT LINE
EAST WEST
Winnipeg Vancouver
Toronto Viotoria
Ottnwa Seattle
Montreal Portland
jjetf York San Francisco
via Soo Line, St Pfml, Ohicugo
and all U. S, points.
Tourist Sleeper Service
g���, a *^> rry Lv Revelstoke Wed-
r A ^ I nesday, Friday and
L_tr\VJ I     Sunday.
Lv. Dunniore Jet. Monday, Thursday and Satnrdav.
Lv. Kootenny Ldg. Friday, St Paul,
Toronto, Montreal and Boston
. , jrw-"��C'T��      Leave     Hevelstoke
\kl r ^\ l     Moudnv,    Wednesday
VV M__t\J 1     aa_i   Saturday, Van-
uver, Seattle, Ooast
STEAMSHIP SERVICE
VANCOUVER to Alaska, Huwaii,
Obiua, Japan, Australia,
Through bookings to Europe, via Atlantic Line
Prepnid tickets from all points at
lowest rates
For berths, time tables, rates and full
information apply to.
I. S. Oarter, E. 3. Ooylh
Dis. Pups. Agt. A. G. P. A.
Nelson Vaneonvei
A. R. HEYLAND,
P. L. S.
KASLO.   B.  C.
Mineral   l��lt���� anrl mines suiveyed
J. C. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc,
MINING ENGINEER.
Late of Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
Baker Sire* Nelson. B. c
PATENTS, TRADE MARKS and COPYRIGHTS
obtained in all countries
ROWLAND BRITTAIN,
Registered Patent Attorney, Mechanical Engineer and Draughtsman. Bank of B. N A. building,
Hastings St., Vancouver, B C.
Write for full particulars.
P.   BURIN.5   <5��   CO.
Wholesale and Retail Meai Merchaob
MKAll OPPICB  INK1..M)N.  B. C.
*<<_w ���.����������������� Av����
Branch Markets m Rossland. Trail. N^iucm Kasl.
Sandon. Thru* Forks, New  Denver  *.nd  Slooan  Citv
0"der. by mail rn i.v nrmncri wilt t... ��� , �����-.-���,.   and -���-.��.�������'   .ftryrfftnn
! The Canadian Bank of Commerce
With Which l> Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia
HEAD OFFICE-TORONTO.
Paid-up  Capital,   08,000,000;   Reserve   Fund,   |s,OOU,000,
Aggregate liesounxs Over Jfltl,000,000,
HON. GEO. A. (XIX, President.      n. B. WALK UK, <i��n^rHl UanRKfi
London Office: 6i> Lomhurd Street, E. C.
New York Office; |6 BxclianKe Place.
And C8 bronchus! ln Canada itnd bas United tiuuiu, Inoindlnai
BIUT1HII COLUMBIA
Atlin Gkkknwooo Nf.i.kon Handon
Chanhrook        Kamlooi'S Nkw Wkstminhttch   Vanoouvbii
Frrnik Nanaimo Kohhi.anii VroroarA
YUKON DISTRH'T-IiAwsoN ano Wiiitk Hohkk.
UNITED 8TATKH���Nkw Yokk, Han Fhamoihco. 8KA'rrr.B, Portland, Hkaoway.
Savings Bank Department.
Ilepoiltn Reoeived ��nd Intereat Allowotl,  Present Katn 8 Pfsr (lent
Nelson Branch. GRANGE V. HOLT. Maimer.
THE DOMINION WIRE ROPE CO, Ltd.
MONTREAL
Manufacturers of BEST STEEL WIRE ROPE.
Tramway, Hoisting-, Mining Wire Rope.
Lang's Lay for Tramways and Underground Haulage
Local Stock carried, estimates lurnished.
H. E. CROASDAILE Agent Nelson-
CHADBOURN & M'LAREN
INSURANCE.   REAL ESTATE
1 and MINING AGENTS
MONEY TO LOAN.
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
Corporation,
head offiok toronto,  ont.
Money to loan on StraiRht Mortgage.
Apply to O. h. LENNOX. Bak.r Bt,
Nelaon.
IMPERIAL
HOTEL
LATE SILVER   KING HOTEL
Finest and Best Bar ln the City.
The best Brands or Liquors
and Cigars.
RATES
$1.00 AND $1.50 PER DAY
JOSEPH HARWOOD,   -   Proprietor
You should'nt aend out of town for
cards for yourself or your husband
until you see what The Miner can drier you.
o��ll ON THI
NELSON WINE CO.
and try a bottle, a don-ti, ar a barrel of
CALGARY BEER as It in tho best and
cliHapusst on the market. Also trr onr
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    CIGARS.
PRANK   A. TAMBLYN. MUaa.m.
Telenhone (B Baker  t. N��
Representing  the   oldest  and  best
Fire and Life Insurance Companies
doing business in the city,    Agents
for the
STANDARD LOAN GOMPANY
Mines bought, sold and reported on
OFFICE : MADDEN  BLOCK
Cor Ward ABaker Sts        Nelson, B.C.
GREAT NORTHERN
RAILWAY.
NONE BETTER.
B0LID YE8TIBULED TRAINS.
PALAOE DISIN& AND OBSERVATION
OARS.-     ALSalaOARTE.
Kootenay Railway and Na$
Company, Ltd.
Operating;
KASLO Sc 81.00AN RAILWAY,
INTERNATIONAL NAV. Sc TKAD  CO Lta
Shortcut, and quickest route to the east and al
noinlsi on .Ins O. H. Sc N. and Northern 1'a
cillc Hallways in WashilstfMia, Oregon and
w<iuthern States.
Time Card Effective August 1. 1901
Kaslo & Slocan Ry ���
S:W1 a. rn. Lt.
10:55 p.m. Ar.
iKiulo
Baudon
Ar. i:00 p. m
Lt. IM p, m
Int Nav- & Trading Co
KKLMON-ra.MXO  BOIITB.
5:20 p. m. Lt.
IMn p. in. Ar.
Kelson
Kaslo
Ar. 11:00 a. tt
Lt. 7:00 a. a
Connecting at. Five Mile Point with Nelsoo
& Fort t heppard Railway both to aud from
KoHtilund, eui
TickolH sold to all parts in United State, and
Canada via Ureal Northern and O.  It, sc N
Co.'a linen,
Ocean Hteam-thip tlckete and rates Tl  a
UnuH will bofurniHlied ou application.
Kor further particulars, call oa or addraa.
ROBERT IRVINU
"�������nir   K1W.I0.B. O
Taokawitrt Arrent. Nelnon R   .
Spokane Falls A
northern R'v.
Nelson  Sl Fort
Sheppard R'v.
Red Mountain R'v.
The Waverley Hotel
J. N. DAVIDSON. Prop.
Rates $1.00 to $1.50 per day. Firat
class Meals, 23c. Next door to Opera
House. P. O. Box 810. Telephone 147.
Victoria St., Nelaon.
Close connection East and Went
bound at Spokane with trains of the
Spokane Falls and Northern Railway,
D rect connection at .St. Paul witii
out change of depot with all trains for
Chicago, Toronto. Montreal, New York
and all points West and South.
Leares Spokane daily for East at 9:40 a..'in
Learei Spokane daily tor West at 7:20 a.m
Leaves! Spokane daily lor Weat at 8:00 p m.
West-bound trains make direct connection for Victoria and Vancouver,
Portland, San Francisco, and all point!
on the Sound.
During the season of navigation Kasl
bound trains connect at Ouluth with
themagniflcent steamships North-Weal
and North-Land of theNnrthern Steam
ship Oompany Line, operated in connection with the Oreat Northern Kail
way.
For further informat.inu, aps, fold
ers, etc., apply to any agent of .Spokane
Falls Sc Northern Ry., Kaslo Sc Slocan
Ry.-, Kootei ai Railway & Navigation
Or , or to
H. BRANDT,
City Pass, and Tkt   Agt,  W 701 W,
Riverside Ave,, Knokane, Wanh.
G. K. TAOKABUltY, Local Agent,
Nelson.B. V
SPECIAL SERVICE
NELSON TO SPOKANE
For the comfort of the number ol
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 thn
U. S.
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.
Leave DAY TRAIN Arrive
9.20 a.m Spokane 7 :15 p.m
12:25 p.m Ronsland 4 :S0 p.m
10:30 a.m Mountain 6 ������� p. m.
'.i :-n i ii. m Nelson 8 .45 p. m.
H. A. JACKSON, O. P. ft T.A.
Spokane, Wub
��. K. TACKAHURY
4.0-pnt. Ni��l.nn. P.
"Are you in want? If you at*, ul
the people, through Th* Miner want
column, what   you are   ia   want   oi
You'll Ket it
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Nklson Daily Miner Tiesdvy, January 28,   190;
Canada's
Best
Piano
in
Nelson's
Best
Husic
Store
���bowing ssome
ol
MASON &
RISCH'S
ICrlnlt
I and 0
cry
rated Pianos,
m noli llii'in un
laiy term*.
Wg havoftflna lint;
I of IBanJoa,   Otttb
1 Violins.      Miitn'olln-��
I anil all other inniiu
I lllLMllf.
Muitcnl goodi of all
louorlptiona
Ml cl MOBlO,
MORLEY & LAING
BUCCE3B0H8T0
THOMSON  STATIONERY  CO.,  Ltd.
NELSON. B.C.
Show Boom for Mason ,t Risoh pianos
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THE G1TY
���<^A^rrv>l<��lVvwv^lVVVA^v^I��rV>rAI^vv���
The Crow's Nest boat was lour
hours' late in arriving yesterday at
Five-Mile point where the passengers
were transferred to a train for the
eitv.
The range of temperatures recorded
on Sunday night made it difficult to
lell how cold it really was, but as
nearly as could be ascertained 8 below
was the lowest temperature reached
although some thermometers marked
as low as 12 below.
Assessment work was recently completed on the Ruby mineral claim,
situated on the north side of Ymir
mountain aoout a mile from the N.
and F. S railway line. Tlie sbalt is
now down 1 r> feet and the ledge is
seven feet in width. The ore is
quart/, currying gold and copper, and
gives assay values up to $ir> to the
ton.
Considerable work is being done at
Kootenay crossing tliis week getting
the construction camps ready and the
preliminary work for the bridge. The
extreme cold, however, will prevent
much being done on tile actual bridge
work until there is a change of
���weather. The supplies for the bridge
are being shipped down over the Nel-
Bon-Oranitc road.
The six gamblers who were brought
over from Rossland last week to s��rve
terms of impiiHon-nent in the Nelson
gaol were releasel yesterday, having
decided that prison life was not all
thit it is cracked up to bo. They
wore given an iutimntion that their
presence was not required in Nelson
and they left last evening for Rossland again, but this time without a
legal escort.
A shipment of tramway wire cable
arrived for the Hall Mines last week
and is being teamed up the hill. This
will be used to replace five miles of
the present cable between the mine
and smelter. It was mounted on five
immense spools, each weighing nearly
five tons, one to a dray, and drawn by
eight borses. The wire comes from
two different manufacturers, part
being from the factories of the
Dominion Wire Works and the rest
from an English firm.
A general rehearsal of the grand
oratorio concert to be given on Thursday night was held las* evening at
the Presbyterian church. The plan
of the house nnd sale of tickets was
opened yesterday morning and there
IB a brisk demand for-seats for what
promises too be one of the best events
yet undertaken by Nelson amateurs.
Tomrrow and Wednesday nights there
will be rehearsals in the (Ipera House,
terminating the months' of hard practice that have been spent in preparing
for the concert.
During the continuance oi the present cold snap the transitu ring ot passengers and freight will bo done at
either Five-Mile point, or Procter,
instead of Nelson. Yesterday the
International broke her way through
two inches of ice for six miles to
Five-Mile, Out after passing the point
the ice was even thicker so the captain took the vessel back to the wharf
at Five-Mile, where the Kokanee also
stopped. Special trains are now sent
out from the city nt the same times
that the steamers used to leave, connecting nt Five-Mile point, although
it is possible that tbey may only get
as far as Procter if the cold snap con
tinnes. At Kootenay Landing trouble
is also being experienced in keeping
the slip free of ice, as the water there
is very shallow.
TEN DAYS
Change
From coffee to
POSTUM has done
much for MaNV.
It may do much
for YOU.
Walter F. Askew, of tirand Forks,
is in the city on a business visit.
There will be musio by the band at
the skating rink this evening. The
ice is in line condition.
Frank Wilson, who was brought up
on a rharge of gambling was fined J25
and costs, and paid the fine.
Millward's ocrhestra has been engaged to play at the Masonic ball to
oe given in Y'mir on the evening of
February 11th.
Rev. G. R. Kinney, H. A. of
Phoenix, will deliver nn address this
evening in the Methodist churnh on
the subject The Making of a World.
This meeting is under the auspices of
the literary department of the
Epworth League.
A flue line ol Imported and Domestic cigars, Peterson's patent pipes.
Lowe and II, II. ii. goods-at Thur-
inan's.
During the cold spell the fire
hydrants should be looked after by
the fire department. If the water
in any of them is frozen it should be
thawed. The inspection should be
thorough as the department would be
helpless in case ot a fire if the fire
plugs are trozen up.
At tho record office yesterday Y.
noffmeistcr recorded thc transfer of
all his right, title and interest to a
one-half interest in the Porcupine
Fractionnl mineral claim to R. Hoff-
meister, consideration nominal. G.
Roy transferred a one-half interest in
the Silver Reaf and a one-sixth in the
Curfew to J. J. Malone, consideration
nominal. A certificate of work was
granted to E. A. Rand on the Little
I'erl claim.
Why get your old suit cleaned when
you "can buy a new one from tho
Wallace-Miller Co. for the same
money, that'll fit you better.
C. A. Waterman and Co., on Wednesday afternoon will sell by auction
at the residence of Mrs. E. Sims ou
Stanley street, between Carbonate and
Silica streets, all the household effects
of Mrs. Sims, which are of particularly good quality. The goods consist of parlor, dining room, bedroom
and kitchen (nrnitnre, bric-a-brao,
pictures, portieres, carpets and many
other articles. The sale will begin
.sharp on time.
It's like mother knitting your box���
so easy to get the Wallace-MillerCo.'s
overcoats.
When a child in Nelson who should
go to school does not the city loses
eight CentB tbat it would otherwise
get. Tne grant from the provincial
government Is based on the actual
attendance and this is the sum it
amounts to per day's attendance of
one pupil. Each parent has therefore
a financial interest in doing what he
can to promote regular attendance, for
what the government does not give
toward the schools must be raised by
taxation.
J. A. McKercber arrived in the eity
last evening lrom Elko. He and his
associates have just completed the
erection of a sawmill at a point 14
miles frou Elko on the line of the
Crow's Nest Southern railway. The
mill is provided with up-to-date
machinery, has a capacity of 40,000
leot per day and will begin turning
out lnmber next week. Mr. McKercber reports that he lias a contract
with the Crow's Nest Southern to
furnish all the piling, bridge timbeis
and tics bis mill can turn out during
the pericd of construction and intends
to operate thn plant night and clay for
the next three months. Be came to
Nelson foi the purpose of having
some casting made. These form a
part of the machinery and were
broken while in transit from the factory to Elko.
At the police court yesterday morning the case of J. Prentice charged
with non-support of his wife came np
for hearing before Police Magistrate
Crease. W. A. Macdonald looked after
the interests of Mrs. Prentice and H.
A. Stewait appeared for the defendant. In her statement Mrs. Prentice
charged that the defendant had married her in January of 1901 and had
been out of work most of the time
since and gave her but little assistance, finally in July leaving her entirely. At the time of the wedding
tho defendant claimed to be foreman
of the Chaph.au mine, but she did not
believe that such was tho cafe. She
had maintained herself partly by
keeping roomers but through ill
health was not able to keep this up.
On cross examination by Mr. Stewar
Mrs. Prentice stated that this was
her fourth husband. She had obtained a divorce from the first two and
the third one had died iu Nelson.
After some further cross examination
the magistrate expressed tne opinion
that this was a case that would probably be better settled out of court, it
possiblc.and tor this purpose adjourned it until this morning at 10.
Health and Disease
ai Illustrated In tht Scalp. Fig. I
shows s section of ��� healthy hair
magnified. Fig. 2 shows the deadly
effect ol the DANDRUFF GERMS
that are destroying the hair root.
Destroy the cause you remove
the effect.
No Dandruff, no Falling Hair, no
Baldness, If you kill the germ with
NEWBRO'S HERPICIDE.
For Sale by all Druggists.
Price $1.00.
YOUR   EYES
o*o*040*r>K>*0*0*ow�� O4*o+o
Ebony
Ebony and Silver
k Why Man You Can't See! | Solid Silver
and what are you   waiting
for ?    It is a  matter  that
should receive your prompt
attention.    Consult
Patenaude Bros.
OPTICIANS.
It won't cost anything to  find   out.
AUCTION SALE
Household Furniture
Starkey, skip, r>. Ilird, C. Wilson.
Kydd, Hall, skip, 12.
Two rinks were got together to give
those lor Winnipeg some practice and
a good game was had. McLaughlin
played in place of Waugh, who was
unable to be present.
Carrie, Wallace, Tamblyn, J. Wilson, Bkip. 14, Neelands, P. Wilson,
Porln, Turner, skip, 8.
Walley, Fox, McLaughlin, Rae,
skip, 13. Lillie, Kobortson, Richardson, N. T. McLeod, skip,  11.
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
AT 2 P. M. SHARP
As unclothed as a bare idea is about
how lots of little men look these culd
days, $2.50 would buy the bov a reefer
and mitts at Thc Wa'llace Miller Co.'s
store.
CURLING.
There were no schedule games in
the Hunyan competition yesterday but
several Bcratch games, of which the
following were some:
Gracey, Miller, J. F. Weir, W. A.
skip, 8; Irving, W. Bell, Annable,
Lamont. skip, 7.
Deacon,       Hamilton,     McPherson,
FIVE MILE POINT SERVICE.
Dining the continuance ol the ice
trouble, passenger traffic to and from
Kootenay Landing and Knslo will be
handled by train on the following
schedule.
Leave C, P. R. depot, Nelson for
Kootenay Landing, 7.15 a. m.
For Kaslo daily except Sunday 4
p m.
Anive C P. R. depot, Nelson, f,rom
Kaslo daily except Sunday 10.15 a. m.
From Kootenay Landing daily
6.15 p. ni.
The fiist train for Kootenay Landing will leave Nelson at 7.15 o'clock
Wednesday,
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 and shoe stock.
You are back numbers fellows.
AT THE HOTELS.
Hume.���D. W. Moore,    Trail;   Mrs.
A,   Gould,    Rossland; W. F.   Askew,
Grand Forks.
Queens���Rev. Q. Kenney,   1'boenix
P. K. Alvern, Seattle.
BOLD EXPRESS ROBBERY.
Train Crew Ordered to Stop and the
Safes Hauled Away.
Charleston, S..C, Jan. 37.���Meagre
details of a daring expiess robbery
near Branchville shortly after 7
o'clock this evening have been received. As the northbound train from
Charleston slowed up two mi lei from
Branchville, the engineer, fireman
nnd conductor were ordered by masked men to stop the train. The robbers then uncoupled the engine, express and baggage car, went two
miles up tho road, unloaded tbe two
iron express safes, put tiieus on a two
horse wagon and diove away. The
leader is supposed to be the notorious
Barlow Warren, who robbed the express car within a few miles irom
llranchviile in 1899. He murdered the
chief witness against bim escaped
from jail and recently has been reported as at large in Orangeburg
county.
WORKING 21 HOURS A DAY.
There's no rest far those tireless
little workers���llr, King's New Life
Pills. Millions are always busy, curing Torpid Liver, Jaundice, Biliousness, Fever and Ague. They bullish
Sick Headache, drive out Malaria.
Never gripe or weaken. .Small, taste
nice, work wonders. Try them. 25c
at Canuda Drug and Hook Co.
SAYS HE WAS TORTURED.
"I suffered such pain from corns I
could hardly walk," writes II. Robinson. Hillsborough, Ills., "but Buck-
len's Arnica Salve Completely cured
tbem.'1 Acts like magic mi sprains,
bruises, cuts, sores, scalds, burni-,
boils, ulcers. Perfect healer of skin
diseases and piles. Cure guaranteed by
Canada Drug and Hook Co, Pge,
Aro   drngs   and coffins cheaper thai
warm clothing and sho��!s for tbe boys
Better examine our clothing nnd   shoe
values; you'll save money and boys,
Tbe Walluco-Mtiler Co., Ltd.
HEADACHE AND NEURALGIA
Too many times the origin of a headache is
miscalculated, und one liririiisi dosing tlie Btom-
ach for it, when an application of GrtfflthB
Menthol Liniment would draw nut the pain
andKivc immediate relief. It will euro any
headache, no matter how severe.
tor aale by 11. J. VuiMonc, Nolion,B. C
Among the   articles  to  be  offered
for sale are
Drawing Room Furnishings, Bed
Room Suites, Dining Room Purn
Ishlngs, Kitchen Range ana Utensils, Carpets, Books. Pictures,
China, Glass, Silverware, House
Planjs
It is expected that it will take
two days to complete the sale of the
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 & Go-,
AUCTIONEERS. ETC,
Lumber..
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand ol
Rough and Dressed
Lumber,
Shinglesi
Mouldings, Sash Doors.
Inside Fimshi
Ooast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber-
Mill at PILOT BAY. Tards, NELSON
and LABI-O,
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited,
YARDS   AT   NELSONCAND R08SLAND
MILL AT PORTO RICO SIDING,
Rough and
Dressed Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-l White Pine Lumber Always In
Stock,
We carry a complete stock of Coast, Flooring
Celling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash ano
Doors. Special order work will reooive prompt
attention-   Mail orders solicited.
Porto RicoLumberCo.,
LiniTBD.
Head Offloe���Hendrvx and Vernon ��c Nelson
NELSON OPERA
HOUSE
THURSDAY, JiN. 30
GRAND MUSICAL
FESTIVAL
HERR STEINER      -      Conductor
FULL ORCHESTRA
55   ���
stahat Mater. Hallelujah Chorus'
Ave Marie
Ca valor la Rustlcana. Etc,, Etc,
Admission ; $i, 50c. &   25c.
Plan opens at McDonald's Confectionery Store, Baker Street, Monday, 27th January,
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE.
Foothill Mineral Olaim situate in tbe
Nelson Mining Division of West Koot-
ennv District.
Where located���On Hall oreek 2%
miles west of the railway
TAKE NOTICE that I Frank
Fletcher ol Nelson, F. M. C. No.
B6O5B0 for myself and T. J.
Unncan, F. M. O. No, B60442.
intend sixty days from the date hereof
to apply to Ihe Mining Recorder for a
certificate of imprtvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the
above claim.
Aud further take notice that action
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of suoh certificate of
improvements.
Dated this 2lBt day of November, A.
D., 1901 FRANK FLETOHER
Manicure Hets, Toilet Set*.
.Tewel Box,Sewing Sets rvill
bo need daily by you, they
wiltbe lo-esi remembrancers
to your ehi Wren and prized
heirlooms by your grand
children. The substantial
material in these articles w��
offer never pets old. Prices
low for the quality.
Clocks
This month wc are giving
special valuo in clocks and
the variety of design and
qu.-lity of the works will
meet your wishes.
Watch  Repairing  a  Specialty
F. O. GREEN   Y.  8. CLEMENT^
GREEN & CLEMENTS
Civil Engineers and Provincial Land
Surveyors.
Cor. Kootenay & Victoria Sts. Nelson
P. O. Box 145 Telephone 2
HEAD OFFICE:   NELSON.
J. A. SAYWARD
GALT COAL.
For domestic or steam use.
A full   supply always on
hand.
Rates to   all  railway and
lake points
W. P. TIERNEY,
General Agent.
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� Two doors   west
C.P.R. offices.
LODGE MEETINGg.
4<
NKLSON LODGE    No. 23, A. F. &
��� M. meets second Wednesday ln
month.  Visiting brethern welcome
I. O. O. F. Kootonay Lodge
No. 16, meets every Monday night,
at thoir HaU,  Kootenny Btreet
Sojourning Odd Follows cordially invltod.
John A. McRae, N.G.   D. W. Rutherford, V.G
Fred J. Squire, Por. Sec.
Nelson Royal Arch Chapter No. 123, G. R. C.
Meets third Wednesday. Sojourning compan
Ions  invited.    George Johnstone, Z.   T. J.
Siuis,   S. _.
NELSON LOUGE 1*0.85, K. of P.
Ssmeets in K. of P. hall, OddfellowB block
' ivoryTueaday evoning at 8 o'clook.
All visiting knights cordially Invite
Wm. Ikvinb, C.C.
Hugh Htkvkns, K. of R. and B.
Nelson Enca pment No. 7. Meetn every 2nd
and 4th Friday of eaoh month, in Odd Follows
Hall, corner Bakor and Kootenay streets.
Nelson. A. H. Clements, C. P.; 13. McArthUY
R. 8.   Visiting brothors always welcome.
NELSON L. O. L. No. 1692 meets in Fraternity Hall on first and third Friday evenings
of each month at 8 o'clock. Visiting member
oordlally invited. W. W. Bradley. W. K.
A, Minty, K. S.
NELSON AERIE No. 22, F. O. E., nieetf
every second and fourth Wednesdays of eacb
m ontb. Visiting members oordlally invit.
Charles Prosser, Secretary.
Kootonay Tont No. V, K. O. T. M,, hold tholi
regular meetings in Fraternity Hall, I. O. O. F
block, on tho 1st and 3rd Thursdays of eacb
ii.out Is. Visiting brethren cordially Invited tc
attend. G. A. Brown, R. K.; A. P. Purdy, Com.-
R. J.Stoel.D.S.C.
NELSON'S QUEEN NO. 24'
SONS OF ENGLAND, moeti
1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings OJ
each month nt Fraternity null
corner of Baker and Kootenay
streets. Visiting brethern cord
iallj invited.
Edward Maclkod. Secretory.
COURT KOOTENAY. I. O. F��� No. 313S.
Meetings Ith Thursday of month. Fraternn'
hall, J A Irving C. R,   P. R. Fleming. R.S.
Certilicate of Improvements
NOTICE.
Copper King Mineral Claim, situate
in tbe Nelson Mining; Division ot West
Kootenay District.
Where looated : On Craig Mountain,
near Cruigtown.
Take notice that I, J. D. Anderson,
P. L. S., ot Trail, B. 0��� agent for
Mrs. Katie D. Green, F. M. C. No.
B55072, and Joe Bernard, Esq., Free
Minei'B Certificate No. Bfi0340, intend,
sixty days from the date hereof, to
apply to the Mining Recorder for & Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the
above claim.
And further take notice that notion,
under section 37, must, be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this IRth day of November
A   D. 1901. T.    .. ANDEHSON.
N. E. T. CO.
40 MINUTE SERVICE
BOOUSIOWN-7:00a. m��� 7:40, 8:80
etc.. being odd hour and 40 minutes past and even 20 minutes
past.    Last car 10:15 p.m.
STANLEY ST.���6:40 a. m., 7:20, 8'00
8:40, !l;20, etc., being even' hour
and 40 minutes past, and odd 20
minutes past.   Last car 10:30 p.m
J. J. WALKER
THE JEWELER <[
Cor, Baker & Stanley Sts.. Nelson J
')* Q��i��O��O��0��C��O��O��0+Oi>��O+ i
Corporation Iff the City of
Nelson
NOTICE
Notice iR hereby given that under
the provision of lly-law No. BO,
"Pound and Dog Tax By-law" it is
unlawful for any person to suffer any
horse, mnle, bull or co-.v, t-heep, goat,
pig or other cattle, or poultry to run
at large within the limits of the City
of Nelson.
Every owner of a dog in the City
of Nelsjn is required to pay annually
u tax ot two dollars for each dug
owned by him.
No person shall suffer or permit Ins
dog to run nt large in the City of Nelson for which sut'h person has not
paid the tax required of him and
unless such dog shall have around his
neck a collar or strap to which shall
be attached a metallic plate to be supplied by the City on payment of tlie
said tax, the said metallic plate having raiseQ 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 tlie provisions of the
above named By-law is in addition
to the fees nnd charges set forth
tnerein, liable upon summary conviction to a penalty of One Hundred Dollars and the costs of prosecution, and
in default of payment to Imprison*
ment for a term not exceeding two
months,    Hy Order
,1.   IC. STUACHAN,
City Clerk.
Nelson, B, C, January 23rd, l!iU2.
CITY   OF NELSON
APPOINTMENT OF  CHIEF OF
THE FIKE DEPARTMENT.
The City Council invites upplicatiors
for the position of Chief of the Fire
Department.
Applicrtions stating age and qualifications, accompanied hy testimonials
as to character and etliciency are required to be sent in, addressed to tlie
undersigned not later than 4 o'oiocli
p. m. on Monday the 10th February
next.    By Older.
j. k. strah:an, '
City Clerk.
Nelson, B. 0., January 21st, 190a.
CHEAP    FUEL
Reduction in the Price of
Coke.
Coke at, Gas Works per  ton $0.ii0
Coke delivered, per ton  7.50
Casli must accomim- y nil orders or   nc
dollar per Ion extra Mill lie Charged.
NELSON  COKE &  GAS  CO.,
limited.
SILVER. KING MIKE
Will pay the highest cash price for nil
kinds ol seoond band goods. Kill buy
or sell anything from an anchor to a
needle. Furniture, stoves, oaiperf,
cooking ntenBlls, bought iu honseboA
quantities. Also oast off clothing.
Call and see me or write. Addrrsi
Silver King Mike, Box 200. Usll
Street, Nelson, B. C.
to Transfer Co.
N. T. MACLEOD, MANAGER.
Goal aw Wood
Best
Al
A. V. MASON,
Fir and Tamarac
ways on hand.
All Kinds of Teaming and
Commission Work-
Officio on   Baker Streot. Tel

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