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Daily Edition No.  1207
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Nelson,   British  Columbia, Wednesday,  Dkcember 4,  1901
Eleventh  Year
joim Gharlton Advocates a
Give   and    Take
Canada May Yet Take Positive Repressive Action.
Buffalo, dec. 3.
tbe guest of honor at a banquet
Charlton  was
lie   was
liy the Liberal club tonight
given a hearty reception,
other things, Mr. Charlton said: The
day swiftty approaches when positive
actions in the expansive direction on
tne purt of the United States will be
necessary to avert positive action in
tlic repressive direction on the part of
Camilla. Tlie Canadian desires broad,
liberal a"<l friendly trade relations,
but these conditions in the near future must exist on more than one side.
The fraternity of feeling and interests that existed under the old reciprocity treaty have passsed from recol-
lectlon, except on tne part of a Boiall
pen enlace of the men r. ho were then
living. The tendency has been under
the conditions that have existed since
that ilay to develop bitterness of spirit
springing from supposed injuries the
result of grarjpisg aotion, embodied
in a tariff that sought to set aside thu
first principles of commercial intercourse by refusing to make exchanges
ami seeking through a policy nf cx-
cluaion to Hell much aud buy little.
Canada is prepared tor any reasonable
arrangement about trade policies that
will be mutually advaniageous and
thnt will tend to develop commercial
relations and insure enduring peace.
To tbls end and for the purpose of
aiding to secure this object, let us arbitrate the Alaskan boundary question and remove that Source of irri-
i lotion. Let us adjust our mutual
fiscal systems and place tbem upon a
basis that will give due regard to
mutual interests and serve to promote
onr mutual prosperity. Absolute free
trade between all states of the American union has existed since the union
"as funned. Diversity of soil, of
climate, of Interests or of conditions
as great Dctween different groups of
states as between the United States
ami Canada have existed and still
Diversified conditions have not been
permitted to lead to any restriction
whatever upon Interstate commerce.
Unmixed blessings have followed the
application of this free trade Bystem
and as the extent of the area of whioh
it held sway, Increase, the supremo
advantages pertaining to the system
become, more apparent. The trade
Principle that applies to all tbe states
01 the American union could be extended to the British American prnv
"ices anil territories with precisely
h:o same results and while the two
countries ure likely to retain their
separate nutonomy it is in the
interest of each to apply to Ihe greatest possiblle extent the system that
governs the relations of American
states to each other, and to secure to
tt�� greatest attainable extent the
material advantages that would result
'rem union.
Michel and others are to he milled at
Fernie. The company now 1ms about
1,200 men at work in the three enmps.
At Morrisey the mine there promises
to be larger than either of thn others.
The measures there aie wider and
the intention Is to operate ihrni on a
larger scale than in the other two i
places. ,
At Marysville the townsite company
has a sawmill about finished, the rock
for the smeller is being quarried and
the excavations for the tmellcr structure are being made. A brickinaking
plant is in operation inakirg brick
for the smelter building and furnaces.
Two large hotels are just about
finished and another hotel has been
occupied for some time. The town
already has a grocery, drug store,
restaurant, real estate oflice and a few
The Sullivan nnd the North Star
mines have dosed down for the winter. At Moyie it is anticipated that
the St. Eugene mine will start up
about the first of the year, it is
thought a contract will have then
been made with the smelting trust for
the output.
The bond held by Frank Oebo and
associates on thc Bull river iron
miues has been thrown up, but it is
understood that another syndicate is
about to take hold of the property.
Mr. Mulligan found Cranbrook active,
in fact, east of Movie everything is
lively and all along tbe Crow's Nest
line there is a boom on. The sawmills
are busy,and most of tbem deolincd to
be inspected until thc cold weather
sets in, as they did not wish to close
down until they were compelled to
Mr. Madigan went to Rossland last
evening for the purpose of finishing
up the inspection of the boilers of the
Lo Roi company.
An Insurance Agent   Sues Mrs. Duns-
muii For a Commission.
Vancouver, Deo. 3.���Plans have
been drawn and surveys made lor a
concentrator mill at the Britannia
mines. The mill will he erected in
the spring. Mr. Humphries, who owns
18 claims in the south valley near the
Britannia and who has spent $20,000
in development, will also extensively
operate his mines in the spring.
Colonel Worsnop is inundated witb
applications to join the third contingent to South Africa.
Application was made before Mr.
Justice Drake in chambers to proceed
with the winding up of the Athabasca
Gold Mining company. This application was refused.
Supreme court writs were issued
today in thc case of Carlisle vs. Dunsmuir. It has boen rumored in the
city for months past that J. B. Carlisle, insurance agent, was going to
enter suit against Mrs. Joan Olive
Dunsmuir for $50,000 alleged to be
due Iiim as commission on an insurance transaction, but until writs weie
issued today report had not been
generally crediied. The amount
sought to be recovered is said to be 5
per   cent   on   the  premiums  of
President Roosevelt's Message Deals With
Important Questions ofi Domestic
and Foreign Affajrs.
Definite Views on Trusts, Canal, Pacific
Cable, Chinese Exclusion and International Relations.
single payment life policies in tne 3
1-2 per cent gold bond system. The
plaintiff alleges that ns agent of Mrs
Dunsmuir, he placed these policies on
her life aggregating $1,000,000. Mrs.
Dunsmuir in the mother of Jas. Dunsmnir, premier of British Columbia.
This insurance iB said to be largest
ever issued in Canada.
Ho   Would
Milling ar,a Building Operations
Everywhere Active.
George ). Madigan, Inspector of
steam boilers for tho province lor thc
Kootenay district, wbb in the city
yesterday, having just returned from
> tour along the Crow's Nest railway.
The Crow's Nest coal oompany, he
8ll.vs, is making a lot of improvements, Thomas R. Stockett. Jr., the
lew manngor, is engaged in reorganizing the entire establishment. At
M'oliel a new tunnel is being driven
""I the old workings there will be
abandoned. The first work done was
��f an exploratory charaotcr. A new
���'hple and screen have been put in and
*" ovens have just been completed.
There are 424 ovens at Fernie making
a total of 036 ovens. It is the inten-
"on to put in at least 212 ovens at
Morrissey. At Michel and Morrisey
"le old boiler plants are being taken
"nt and new onos put in. In the three
plnees there are 25 boilers, each of a
fupnciiy of 200-horsepower. Two
compressors  are   to  be  installed   at
If   He   Got   a Free Hand
Accept   Command.
Montreal, Dec. 3.���The Toronto
Globe publishes a letter from Col.
Sam nughes in which he denies having applied for tbe command of the
Canadian contingent. He wrote Dr.
Borden that if it were proposed to
send a brigade he would be pleased
to take command on condition that he
should be absolutely independent and
subject only to Loj-d Kitchener or
Major General Settle. He would refuse to a command "mere" regiment
were it offered to him.
Qocbeo, Dec. 3.���Lieut. Col. Thompson, who commands tbe Slith battalion
Megantio light infantry, wants a
commission in tbe third contingent.
So anxious is he to go that he will
even aocept a lieutenancy. A Dimmer
ot French Canadian officers have applied for commissions.
Washington, Dec. 3.���The senate I wheD they
listened io the first message of Presi- [their own
dent Roosevelt today and adopted a
resolution directing the appointment
of a committee to co-operate with a
like committee from the house to oon-
sider by what token of respeot and
affection congress might express the
sorrow of the nation upon the tragic
death of the late President MoKinley.
The reading occupied nearly two and
a half hours and was listened to with
marked respect by the senators.
Not In many years have the members of the house listened with such
rapt attention to the reading of the
annual message of a president of the
United States as they did today to the
reading of tne first message of Prosi.
dent Roosevelt.
The reading occupied two hours
but not over a dozen members left
their seats until it was ooncluded.
On motion of Mr. Grosvenor (Ohio)
that portion of the message relating
to the death ol the late preisdent was
referred te a committee to consist
of one member from each state to
join a similar committee of the Senate
to consider and report by what token
of respect and affection it may bo
proper for Congress to express tbe deep
sensibility of the nation to the tragic
death of the late president. The
speaker appointed a committee hoaded
by Mr.Grosvenor and then as a further
mark of respect the house adjourned.
President Roosevelt transmitted
his first message to oongress yesterday. The message opens with a
reference to the death of President
McKinley and to the serious aspect of
the growlh of anarchism. After an
eloquent eulogy on the dead president, thc message adds, no man or
body of men preaching anarchistic
doctrines should be allowed at large
any more than if rreaching the mnr
der ol some specified private individual. Anarchistic speeches, writings and meetings are essentially
seditious and treasonanle, and be
recommends congress to take into
consideration the passing of a law
dealing with anarchists or persons
professing principles hositle to all
government and justifying the minder
of those placed in authority. The
crime of anarchy he places in the
same category as piracy, and should
bo so declared by treaty among all
cilvlized powers.
A reference to the commercial
prosperity of the country naturally
leads up to the questions of trusts
Old laws and customs which almost
had the effect of laws are inadequate
to the requirements of the problems
of the twentieth century. It is not
that the rich have become richer and
the poor poorer, for at no time has
there been greater general prosperity.
There is a general oonviction thnt
the great corporations known as
trusts are in certain of their features
and tendencies hurtful to the general
welfare. Combination and concentration should not be prohibited bnt
supervised and controlled within
reasonable limits. To accomplish this
pnblioity is the only suro remedy
that can now be invoked ; the government should have the right to inspect
and examine the workings of the
great corporations engaged in Interstate business. The president advises
the creation of a new cabinet officer
to be known as secietary of commerco
and industry.
The   president recommends the immediate   reenaetment   of the  Chinese
Exclusion act.     A   paragraph
voted   to   trades   unions
is de-
in which he
Halifax,   Dec.   3.-The    Dominion
Coal company   has   Just olo��ed aeon- ^^
companies"] when  magged   with   fo.cslght  and
tract   to   suppiy 60.000 ton.'of"��.l to | acknowledges tbe good tbey have done
the United States railway
combine insistence upon
reports with iawabiding
respect for the rights of others, but,
he adds, "there must also in sore
eases be action by the government in
order to safeguard the rights and
inteiests of all."
Thc president advises oareful econo
mic and educational tests applied to
all immigrants and ln dealing with
trade matters recommends the extension of reciprocity which was always
intended to go hand in hand with
protection.    He says:
The phenomenal growth of our export trade emphasises the urgency of
the need for wider markets and for a
liberal policy in dealing with foreign
nations. Whatever is merely petty or
vexatious in the way of trade restrictions should be avoided.
He proposes the lowering of tbe
duty on those commodities whioh can
be imported from a foreign country
which are no produced at home and
on which r doty is no longer necessary for revenue.
Attention is called to the restoration
of the American merchant marine but
no recommendation for a subsidy is
made. He improves tbe Act of 1900 to
establish gold as the standard money
of the country. Reference is then
made to the work of the department
of agricultuie in giving scientific
assistance to the fainers. Tbe preservation of the forests is touched on and
the relations with the colonies dealt
with at considerable length. He
recommends stringent measures to put
down the rebels ln the Philippines.
He urges every effort to introduce industrial enterprises there The construction of a cable from the islands
to points in Asia and from the United
States to tbe Islands should not be
delayed a day and arrangements
should be made either to lay a government cable or tu arrange by contract
with a private company on such
terms as to secure similar advantages.
The president emhpasises the importance of the construction of the
Panama canal which would benefit
east and west alike. The signed
treaty wherein Great Britain abrogates the Clayton-Bulwer treaty will
be laid before the senate.
The Monroe doctrine is mentioned
at considerable length and what the
president conceives it to mean set out
folly. The Hague conference acquiesced in the statement by the
United States of that doctrine as com-
pat'ble with the purposes and aims of
that confernce. The Monroe doctrine
is a declaration that there must be no
territorial aggrandisement by any
non-American power at the expense
of any American power on American
soil. It la in no wise intended as
hostile to any nation In 'heold world.
Still Icbs is in intended to give cover
to any aggression by one new world
power at tho expense of any other. It
is simply a step and a long step
towards assuring the universal peace
ef the world by securing the possibility of permanent peace on this hemisphere. This doctrine has nothing to
do with thu commercial relations of
any American power, save that in
truth it allows eacb of them to form
such as it desires. In other words it
is rca'ly a guarantee of tho commercial independence of the Americans.
We do not ask under this doctrine for
any exclusive commercial dealings
witb any other American state. We
do not guarantee any state against
punishment if it misconducts itself,
provided that punishment does not
take the form of acquisition of territory by any non-aAmencan power.
The president points nut the necessity   of  building up tbe navy, and of
maintaining the efficiency of the
army, which need not necessarily he
increased. He thought the time had
arrived when the Indians should he
recognised as individuals and not as
members of a tribe. lie advises lilt-
breaking up of the tribal funds and
effort should be made to make the
Indian work bis land like any other
man. The marriage law should be the
same as those of whites.
The events in China and the negotiations by which peace was restored
theie are reviewed and the steps taken
to assist the commerce with China iu
Tuioh the "open door'j with all tbat
t implies had been persistently kept
in view by the American envoy.
Satisfaction is expressed at the results
of the Pan-American congress in
The message concludes with a reference to the deaths of Queen Victoria
and the Empress Frederick, ol Germany, and of the assurances ot grief
and regard from every quarter of the
civilized globe at the lamentable
death of President McKinley, and
with tho expression of hope that international relations of respect and
good will may continue.
Manllan Goods Enter United
States    Free
Great Rejoicing
tile Circles
Morning Papers Generally   Appreciate
Tenor of President's Message.
London, Dec. 4.���Practically all the
morning papers here publish a long
summary of President Roosevelt's
message to Congress.
The Daily News in an editorial on
tbe subject says: It shows a bold
man struggling with the devil fish of
party intrigue and is in refreshing
contrast to the spread eagles of the
earlier period of American jingoism.
President Roosevelt has set himself a
very high ideal of conduct in pnblic
life and we have no doubt he will rise
to it.
The Pall Mall Gazette, however,
thinks the message will win the
praises of all except the Fenian clubs
to which Mr. Redmond is spouting
sedition. It says thai tbe ideas contained in it are those of a wise bead
firmly set on its shoulders. The Pall
Mall Gazzette highly approving of the
president's suggestions relative to repressive measures to prevent, as the
paper puts it, America from becoming
the dumping ground of the blockheads
and stai velings of Kurope remarks
that there is a contrast between tbis
advocacy of strengthening restrictive
measures and the callous indifference
of the British legislators to flooding
the east end of London with indigent
The St. JameB Gazette says: It is
gratifying to find that thc statesmen
of a country like the United States
are not afraid to make proposals on
the question of anarchism,! which on
the surface are open to the cirtleisui
that they are subversive of personal
lioerty. There is no surer sign of
true statesmanship than the insight
'which realizes when a good theory
becomes mischevious in practices.
Washington, Dec. 3.--It was stated
at the War department today that tbe
decision of the United States supieme
court in the insular cases did not call
for any change in the existing tariff
arrangements in the Philippines.
The secretary of the treasury today
issued to collectors of customs in the
United States a telegiaphic order
directing them to admit free of duty
goods imported from   the Philippines.
Manila, Dec. 3.���The local newspapers hero published extras when
they received news that the United
States supreme courts decision inthe
"fourteen diamond rings" case that
the Philippines were American territory and that the impostiion of duty
on articles imported into the United
tSates from the Philippines is improper. The announcement of the
decision caused great excitement and
jubilialion among the merchants and
general public here. Representatives
of thc principal business houses say it
will revolutionize the entire trade of
thc orient. The civil authorities here
have not yet formed au opinion on
the subject but they think the law
only applies to goods going to the
United States, und are anxiously
awaiting an otlieial communication on
the subject since the decision holds
here fresh means for ootaining funds
to rnn the government will be necessary. The customs house was besieged
tcday by importunate enquiriers and
tbe decision of the Supreme court was
the only tiling talked about at the
clubs, in mercantile circles and in the
civil aud military offices.
Paris, Dec. 3.���The financial affairs
of Count Himi de Castellane again
came betore a Frcncli tribunal today,
when the court of appeals began the
hearing of thc count's nppca! against
ajjndgmeut obtained in the tribunal
of commerce in favor of the banker,
M. Davillier. The judgment In question ordered Count de Castellane to
pay bills amounting to 2,000,03(1
francs drawn by the count in favor of
Chas, Wcrtheimcr, the_London brlct
a-brac dealer, and which were belu
by M. Davillier. Connscl for Count de
Castellane cla'i jd tbat M. Davillier
had no direct interest in the bills, but
was acting for ('has. Werthcifer and
tbat this invaliated previous judgment. Tbe court adjourned without
rendering a decision.
London, Deo. 3.���Lord Strathcona
and Mount Royal, the Canadian high
commissioner who has been confined
to hie house with a severe cold for
some time.is Btill seriously ill. He
cannot leave bis bed and is unable to
do any business. Several specialists
bave been consulted by Sir William
Broadhurst, wbo is attending the
patient,and tbey have forbidden visits
fiom anv one excepting tbo members
of hiB family.
Cannot     Remain     Free-Trade    Amid
Protectionist   Countries.
Beilin, Dec. .'>.���On the resumption
of the tariff debate in the Reichtag,
Count Von Powadowky-Wehner, secretary of the interior, took up the cudgel in defense of the bill. The secretary contended that Germany was
largely dependant on h��r export trade,
which must therefore be protected.
Tho United States had introduced pro
tective rates not only against Germany, but against the world in the
interests o f American finance and
American industry. It was impossible lo maintain a free trade basis in
tbe midst of protectionist countries.
He doubted that 'lerniany was able to
produce Bucfiiicnt grain for hor owu
consumption, but the authorities
wished in any case to keep out all
grain which was not needed.
Baron Zorn Von Butach, suffragan
bishop uf Strasburg, took the oath ot
allegiance to Emperor William today
in the presence of Count Von Buelow,
tbe Imperial chancellor and Prince
Von Hohenlohu Lagenburg. According to the belief in court circles tho
bishop of Strasburg Is marked for advancement by both the Pops and
Emperor William. Baron Von Butach
was born a Frenchman and is the
son uf a chaiiiln-i lain of Napoleon III.
At a breakfast given this morning by
the Emperor complimentary references
were made to tho United States,Baron
Von llutjh who knows English well,
alluded to President Roosevelt's
versitility and vigor.
New York, N. Y., Dec 3.-Tho��.
Sharkey posted a forfeit of 12,500
today with a challenge to Jeff lies to
fight for the championship. Sharkey
bIbo posted J2,.r)00 on behalf of Dave
Sullivan to bring a match off with
"Young Corbett."
Salem, Ohio, Deo. 3.���Dr. L. F.
Vovelmnn, of the Buffalo U.S. bureau
of animal industry, has arrived here
and placed in quarantine a herd of 28
thoioughbrcd short born cattle imported from Canada. Tbe whole herd,
Ihe inspector says, is subject to confiscation and he is awaiting instruction from the treasury department.
London, Dec. 3.���Tbe district railway today ordered that thc use of
American oil be discontinued evory-
were on the line exneptng for office
and signal lights. Amerioan oil la
retained for use in these lights be-
I cause It does not smoke tbe lamps.
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Ont of the 000 odd soldiers and
officers who aro to make up the third
Canadian contingent 70 of them will
be recruited in llritish Columbia and
ten of these in Nelson. The force
will probably be made up as follows
One lieut.-col , one major, second in
command; one adjutant, one quartermaster, one medical officer, one
veterinary officer,one aoting sergeant-
major, one quarter-master-sergeant,
oue Hcrgcunt and cook, sixteen privates,two clerks,two orderlies, twelve
batmen, fonr companies each consisting ot one captain, live subalterns,
one color-sergeant, five sergeants,one
farrier sergeant, four shoeing smiths,
one saddler, six corporals, four lance
corporals, two buglers, and 118 privates, total of all ranks, 030. Out of
this number four or five of the officers
should be selected from British
Columbia, besides the 70 enlisted men.
The preference is to be given, it Is
understood, to those who have seen
previous service in South Africa, and
in this city five who have previously
fought against the Iioers have signified their desire to again servo the
empire. The rate of pay for privates
is 28 cents per day from tbe time of
enlistment to date ot embarkation at
Halifax and $1.20 per day after that
The men who go this time will
understand better than did their predecessors that they havo bard campaigning before them and will,
therefore, be better prepared for the
actualities of war. They go under
different conditions from what the
other contingents did. Then thc
empire_was .thought to be in danger,
not from tbe'Boers, but from the intervention of some of the nations
hostile to the British, and the people
of Canada were in a fever heat of
patriotism, and showed the depth of
their feeling. Now that the danger
from tbis source is over and that the
war has resolved itself to a mere
mathematical proposition the view
taken of the situation is different
The spirit of patriotism, of imperialism, is just a strong as it ever was,
but us tho danger line has been passed
there is not the same call for it. The
mother conntry needs a few troops to
take tho place and to assist those who
have become wearied by long and ex-
hanstiiig service under trying oon-
ditions, and Canada is dutifully furnishing them. A correspondent of thc
London Times aptly describes the
condition of affairs in South Africa
as follows: "It would seem that not
even after two years has it been
properly grasped at home that this
war is unique of its kind. Not only
docs it entail the subjugation of a
white race, characterized for centuries by a dogged perseverance akin
to unreasoning obstinacy and determined to continue the struggle so
long as a man, a rifle, and a round of
ammunition remain; but it is being
waged over a country of which thc
difficulties arising from tho immense
distances and the peculiar configuration cannot be adequately realized by
European mind."
The burdens, therefore, that have
been thrown upon the Mother Country
by the war are immense and it is but
just and proper that Canada should
help her put down these stubborn
people. It should not take long to
accomplish the task. That the end is
near is shown by the following, recently pointed out by Mr.    firoderick :
(1) In October, 1000,the railway wan
cut 82 times; ln October, 1001, not at
(2) The Boers accounted for nre
MS,000, of whom nearly half have been
taken during tbe twelve nionih-
under Lord Kitchener's command.
(8) FreBh troops are to be sent out
to infuse renewed energy into tbe
task of wearing down tbe enemy.
Tbe latter clause in tbe statement
of Mr. Broderick ia tbe real reason
why Canada has been asked to send a
third contingent. It seems certain
that tbis will be tbe last call that
will be made on us for troops for
South Afrioa for the beginning of the
end is apparent and Canada will be
entitled to a fair share of the honor
when the struggle is brought to an
and, for her sons have shown their
valor whenever tbe occasion came for
Save Your Snowshoe Tags
The most popular brand of Chewing
Tobacco in Canndn today is "fay
Roll."     Every Ping of "Pay   Roll"
[tears a "Snowsboe" Tag. Consumers
should save theso tugs, ns valnahhi preB-
Ht'iitflnre given for them. When you
Tags are good up to Inn'y 1st, IIKr.1,
Write for onr new illustrated premium
oatalogne. The Empire Tobaoco Co.,
Ltd., Winnipeg Branch, Winnipeg,
A meeting of the Mine Owner's
Association is to be held in this city
tomorrow for the purpose of considering
the question of the erection of a lead
refinery. In the call issued for the
meeting it is stated tbat something
definite will be laid before it. The
Minor has taken pains sinco the announcement of thu meeting was
made to compile from the government
reports the quanities of iead sent out
of thc country and the amounts of
manufactured products of lead
brought in. In the month of September the lead products cost the people
of Canada a little over $100,000 and
had the mannfactnrers paid three cents
a pound for tbe lead it would have
oost 878,000 and this would leave them
a turnover of $22,000 or $204,000 a year.
A business that handles over a quarter
of a million dollars a year is one of
no small consequence. Then there is
the bounty of Sr> per ton on refined
lead which is quite an item in favor
of the home refinery. It would be
possible for the mine owners, the
refinery owners ar-d the manufac-
tuers of the products of lead to combine tbeir interests, so that when
the time was ripe for it the tariff on
lead and its products could be advanced to such figures that tbey would
havo complete control of the Canadian
markets. In doing this tbey would
be but imitating the example set
them by the lead trust of the United
States. This would relieve the silver-
lead mine owners of the present
dependent position in which they find
themselves���completely at tbe mercy
of the lead trust. Tbe fust step
toward breaking the Bhaokles which
bind tbem is the erection of thc lead
refinery. The building of the white
lead works, shot tower, lead pipe
works, etc., are mere details which
will follow the refinery as certain as
the night does the day.
Tho erection of tho refinery is not
Buch a stupenduous matter and only
involves the expenditure of about
$125,000 and as much more to purchase
the material with which to operate
it. Of course, if it starts on a large
scale it would coBt more, but we
think that 8250,000 would bo sufficient
at tbe farthest to put the institution
on a paying basis, and who can doubt
that it will pay when he examines
the government report3 on the amount
and value of tho lead and its pioducts
brought into Canada during thc
months of August and September.
What would this sum bo If it would
rejuvenate and place on a firm and
profitable basis forever the silver-lead
interests of this country, which are
of such great importance? As an
eminent American once said of the
resumption of specie payments the
only way to resume is to resume. So
tbe only way too build thc ronflary
build it. It is a vital necessity and
might as well be constructed now as
in a few years hence. -If the parties
who so far have had thc matter in
ban.! are not inclined to go ahead
with the work let the mine owners interested take huld and pneh it through
to a successful completion. When
the magnitude ot the interests concerned are so vory great and the
good which is to be derived by those
interests so large, one would think
that there should not be but little
trouble in raising tbe money needed;
in fact, none of the parties to tbe
enterprise need actually put np any
money. With the bonus promised and
a pledging of personnl credit there
need not Do tho slightest difficulty so
far as securing the money needed is
concerned. The scheme is ono in
which there seems oertainly a profit,
besides a bonus of $5 per ton, which is a
big profit, and why Micro should be
any hesitation about embarking in so
profitable a venure it is difficult to
Christmas Gifts
It seems a little early to mention  them
but every lady prefers to give her friends    ���
something of
Her Own Handiwork
and it is high time to select and choose the necessary material. We have just received a very complete assortment
of Belding's celebrated Stamped Linen Goods consisting  of
Pin Cushion Tops, Embroidery
Bags, Bread Cloths, Photo Frames,
Tray Cloths, Sideboard Scarfs,
Laundry Bags, Tea Cloths, Shaving
Cases, Button Bags, Centrepieces,
in   all   sizes,   Veil Cases,   Doylies,
Colored Denim Cushion Tops, etc,,
etc. etc.
Every shade of Embroidery Silks
in stock.
A lovely lot of articles in Handworked Irish Linen to select from.
The Hudson's Bay Stores
Asthmalene Brings Instant Relief and Permanent Cure in all Cases.
^g&*   YEARS
" Vw
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There is nothing liko Asthmalene. It
brings instant relief, even in tbe worst
cases.   It cures when all else fails.
The Rev. O. F. WELLS, of Villa Ridge,
111..says: "Yonrtrial bottle of Asthmalene received iu good condition, I oannot
tell you how thankful I feel for the good
derived from it. I was a slave, chained
with putrid sore throat and asthma for ten
yenrs. I despaired of ever being cured. 1
saw your advertisement for the cure of
this dreadful and tormenting disease, Asthma, and thought you bad overapoken
yourselves, but resolved to give it a trial.
To my astonishment the trial acted like a
charm.   Send me a full size bottle.
Our Pall Stock of
Furniture and Carpets
Is now complete.
We bny of the Largest Manufacturers and Importers
J. 0. BUrWflN & 60.
The Complete House Furnishers.
The Canadian Bank of Commerce I
With Which Is Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
Paid-up   Capital,   88,000,000;    Reserve   Fund,   42,000,000)
Aggregate Resources Over 885,000,000.
HON, GEO. A. OOX, President.      B. E. WALKER, General Manager.
London Office: 60 Lombard Street, E. C.
New York Olllee; io Exchange Place.
And 68 branohog ln Canada and tho Jntted States, including i
Atun Grbbnwood Nelson Sanoon
Fkknik Nanaimo Kosslanu Victoria
YUKON DISTRICT���Dawson and Whitr Hoiisk.
UNITED STATKS-Nbw York, San Francisco, Seattle, Poictund, Skaqway,
Savings Bank Department.
Depoilta Received and Intercut Allowed.  Present Bate 8 Per Cent
Nelson Branch. GKANGE V. HOLT, Manager.
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
Fresh   and   Salted   Heats
Fisn a-nd Poultry in SeasoB
E.  C.   TRAVES.  Manager.
K.-W.-C   Block, Ward Street, Nklson.
Orders by mail receive careful and prompt attention
Rev, Dr. Morrla Wcciislcr,
Rabbi of thn Cong. Bnai Israel,
New York, Jan, 3,
Dn. Taut Bros. Medicine Oo���
Gentlemen: Your Asthmalene is an
excellent remedy for Asthma and Hay
Fever, aud its composition alleviates all
troubles whioh combine with Asthma.
Its success is asbonisbiug and wonderful.
After hnving it carefully analyzed, we can state that Asthmalene contains
uo opium, morphine, chloroform or ether.   Very truly yours,
Avon Springs, N. Y, Feb. 1, 1001.
Drs. Taft linos. Medicine Un.
Gentlemen : I write this testimonial from a sense of doty, having tested the
wonderful effect of your Asthmalene, for the cure of Asthma. My wife has
been nfflcted with spasmodic asthma for th^ past 12 yenrs. Having exhausted
my own skill as well aa 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 takiDg it nbout tho first of November. I very soon noticed
a radical improvement. After using one boltle her Asthma has disappeared
and Bhe is entirely free from all symptoms. I feel that I can consistently recommend the medicine to all who are afflioted with this distressing disease.
Yours respeotfully, O. D. PHELPtt, M. D.
W. T. Stead prides himself on his
knowledge of the geography of the
llritish empire yet in the last issue of
the Review of Reviews he allows a
contributor to speak of his journey
beyond thc "Seeklrks and the
liockics." From Nelson mc can see
the Helkirks, but we cannot ueo tbe
WoeUirks.    Sec ?
Christmas beef promlsos to be
higher this year than for a long time.
One cause of this Is tho very high
price of feed stuffs in tbe states.    Tbo
Db. Taft Bnos, Medicine Co, Feb. 5,1001.
Gentlemen : I was troubled witb Asthma for 22 years. I have tried numerous remedies, bnt they have all failed. I ran across your advertisement nnd
started with a trial bottle. I found relief at onoe. I have sinoe pnrchased your
full sized bottle, and I am ever grateful. I have a family of four ohildron, 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 suoh use of as you see fit.
Home address, 233 Rivington street, 8. RAPHAEL,
07 East 120th St,,New York City.
"Gbe IRosal Bank of Canafca"
Incorporated 1869.
Capital Authorized,
S.'i,oeo,eoe.oo I Capital I'ald-np,
Kent,      .      .    .
.   ���    99.ooo.oon.oo
.       .    $l,��UO,(f0l>IW
Board of Director!     rhomasE. Kenny, President;   Thomas Itltohlo. Vice -President
Wiley Smith. II. O. Dimld, Hon. David Maofceen.
Ileail omee, Halifax!
Gonoral Manager, Edt>on L. Pease, Montreal.
Superintendent of Branohos. and Secretary, W. B. Torranoe, Halifax
Brnnrlir. I
Nova   Scotia-Halifax   Branoh,   Antigenl"!-
Brld_owator, Guytjboro. Londondorry, Lu
enburg. Maltland (Hants Co.), Plotou, Port
Hawkcsbury, .Sydney. Shubenaoadlc.Truro,
Mew    llru iiHwli'k ��� Bathnrat,     Domhestor,
Fredoricton, KinxHton (Kont Co.), Mono-
ton, NowcaHllo, Sackvillo, 8t, John, Woodstock-
P. E. lalaau���Charlottetown, Sunimer&ido.
Quebec���Montreal,   (Oity
Weat End (Cor. Notro
Oflli'O),   .Mnnlmi
Danio and Hoig-
neurs Streets); Westmount fCor. Greoue
Avonuo and St. Catharines titreoti,
Do notdolnv.   Write at once, addressing DR  TAFr BIlOS, MEDICINE
OO., 70 East 130th St., N. Y. City.
Sold by All Druggists.
shortage of corn has a particularly
bad effect and few ean afford to feed
stock when feed commands such unusual prices. The demand for beef
for the export trade is larger than
usual and as a result of these conditions there promises to be suoh a
shortage that meats will go so high
that many, for the time being, will
become vegetarians for one and perhaps two meals a day.
The British Bouse of Commons from
immemorial has been In the habit of
getting down to business at 4 o'clock
in the afternoon and sitting till a late
hour in the night. Ihe proposed new
procedure will, if adopted, begin the
sittings two hours eailicr, with the
object of closing also at an earl'er
hour than heretofore. The majority
of men who made names for themselves In history, including King
Alfred, Frederick the Great, Napoleon,
John Wesley and scores of others began tbeir day's work when the nay
began, or earlier and slept at night.
The Parliaments would do well also
to transact the greater part ol their
business in the day time.
Any parties contemplating a trip to
California about Decemner 1.1th please
sec (J. K. Tackabury, Oity Agent, G.
N. By.
N. E. T. CO.
Forty minute service until 11 a. m.
and after 7.40 p. m., 20 minutes between. Leaving H. B. Store 6.45.
BogiMlowa Stanley al.
7.00 a  m. 7.20 a. m.
7-4��      . 8.00
8,20 8.40
9.00 9.20
9-40 10.00
10.20 10.40
11.00 11.00
Twenty minutes until 7,40 p. m.   at
the hour, 20 past and 20 to
nognstown Stanley HI
7.40 p  m 8.00 p. m.
8.20 8.40
9.00 9,20
9-4�� 10,00
10.40  last cais. 10 20
The 10 p. m. oar from Stanley street
meets the 10.10 p. m. train at the depot,
goes up Stanley street and then to Bo-
Good lots for sale In Addition "A"
close to Tramlines. For all information apply at the Company's oflice,
Vernon street.
You shouldn't send out of town for
cards for yourself or your husband
until you see what The Miner ean do
fo   you.
Newfoundland���St, John's.
Cuba. West ladles���Havana.
United State*���Now York (IC lOi-cliimKs 1'lnra
Republic Wash.
Grand   Forks, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rossland,   Vancouver,
Vancouver East End, Victoria
SS3^fe��S?5S?^""J^S' Ca��ad��-. "onion-Notional Shawmnt Bunk. Chlcaxu- Ilueoli
Truatana Savings Sank. am trnattat-Phnt National Bank. London, Kim.-Hank of
t__ui_JSr_*l ^i_\*~i_a?_ L_pnnalB. Bermuda-Bank of liormndn. China .inil J��-
pan-Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.   Spokane -Old National Bank.
Ueneral Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange  B��u_h
and Sold, Letters of Credit, Etc, Negotiated.
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on special
deposits and on Saving Bank accounts.
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson. B.C.
Before calling and seeing our
large assorted stock of
Furniture and Carpets
A  carload  of  Nowest  Btyles  in Iron
and Brass Beds.   See out now Btyles
Morris Ohairs.   Rockers  aud   Upholstered Goods
& GO.
H. & M. BIRD
Money to Loan On Improved Real Batata
im Morijbkch at 8 per cent.
$000.��� Two 4-roomcd houses each
18x23 feet, and one lot in Butno
Addition. Oood position. Cash
only, (ISO, balai.ee 8450 mortgage. A great baigain.
8850.���House and tot on Observatory
street, west of Josephinestreet.
Cash 8250,  balance easy terms.
$3,250.���Eight-roomed house and
three lots in good poBitlon.close
to the tram line; terras cash
$1,750, balance straight uiort-
gage at 8 pei cent.
817.00.-S-roomed house, all conveniences.
811.00.���3-roomed house and basement on Water street.
$20.00.���Soven-roomed house on Chatham street, Hume addition,
first story of brick.
822.00.���Scven-roomed house, modern
improvcments.corner of Stanley
and Mines road.
120.00.���Six-rooined house, oorner of
Stanley and Observatory
Kootenay Railway and Nav.
Company, Ltd.
Shortest and qnlckont routo to tlio cost awl ��['
points on ���he O. It. Sc N. and Northorn 1 < ���
cldo Railways 'In Wa iiingwn, Oregon
Southern States.
Time Card Effective August 1.15>01
Kaslo & Slocan Ry
8:30 a. m. Lv.
10:65 p.m. Ar.
Ar. 4:00 P-m
Lv. 1IM P- nl
Int Nav- & Trading Oo-
5:80 p. m.Lv. Nolson Ar. 11:00 a ��� J��
9:10 p. m. Ari Kaslo Lv. 7:00 �����'"
Connecting at Five Mile Point with Nelson
_ Fort Hhoppard Railway both to aud lrom
Rowland, etc
Tlckots sold to all parts ln Uultod SUto�� and
Canada via Groat Northern and O. K- �� "���
Co.'s linos, .      . ��� ,..��� nil
Oooan steamship ticket* and ratoa \l�� ��"
linos will borurnlHliod on application.
For further particulars call on or addrc-s
Manaoer. Ka"1"8- u
O. K T/vokahuiiy Aaont Nolson B. <���
If there is anything you reciulr��,a��K
tor it in   b* euimnn et the Miner Nelson   Daily Minsk,  Wednesday December 4, 1901
I   MINING NEWS,     f
Riohard    Plewmac,     of   Rossland,
manager of the Winnipeg mine,
Phoenix,   was   in   Nelson
The Winnipeg has bene steadily prosecuting development work chiefly for a
; but has also for
vear past but nas aisu iur   m,-,-   ,.-..
Ln making regular shipments of ore
|C1  day   oy day the mim   is getting
ter shape for a la ,',er  output.
rts bui    ess brisk at
good   .hro i_-hout   the
is   evidenced     by   the
in the smelter facili-
elter   is
the   Mother
and there
into be
jlr. plewman rei
gteady increase
tic3     The  Granby smelter   is doubl
l���g its capaoity and also
[,___ smelter at Oreenwood,
i, talk 0' another being erected.
II,  0.   Riblct left yescrday evening
for the Milter HU1 nl1nc' Thc traIE"
���ay from tho mine to the wagrn road
It nearly completed and will shortly be
ready (or use. Work has been com-
mencc'i! on the ore bunkers at the loot
0f the tramway, whieh are to be used
for storing the ore as it is brought
__���n from the mine. Mr. Riblet
states that work is going along
nicely, anil that it will not be long
now liofore shipments are commenced.
Very little shipping of supplies to
the mines is being done tbls week,the
soft weather having left the roads and
trails in such condition that teaming
ovor some of them is impossible. A
large quantity of freight is waiting
in the city until the coming frost of
nill permit of its being shipped.
Tako Laxative Promo-Qulnlno Tablets. All
Jrtimflxta refund the money If It fails to core
Y, W. Grove's siKnaturo la on each b^-x.   25e
Average Should Be nighcr Which Will
Mean Money Saved Next Year.
Tlio attendance at the Nelson public
schools for the month of November
shows a slight increase but might be
soma higher as to average. After
New Year the actual average of attendance will have a cash value to the
oity, as the provincial government
apportions its grant to the city for
schools on that, the rest of the expenses of tho sohools having to be
made up by the city. During the
month of November the number of
pupils attending was 293, whereas the
average was only 242.32, which is
just S2 per cent. In a city where the
sidewalks arc good, as in Nelson, and
no pupil has very far to go to schoo
there is no reason why the average
should not be 95 or 90. Next year this
increase will mean that the oity
would receive from the provincial
government $510 more than it would
I with the present average of attend-
'anee, or almost sufficient to pay tbe
salary of a teacher. Below is given
the enrollment and the average attendance, tbe first column giving the
form; second. No of pupils actually
intending, and thud the average
We have purchased the MADSON ^OCK at a  low  rate on
the dollar.    It consists of
Clothing, Gent's Furnishings, Boots, Shoes, Hats,
Caps, Rubbers and Blankets.
All these goods together with the balanee of our
Dry Goods WILL^D|gL^T 0E Wholesale Cost
This is a tare opportunity at the right time of thc year to get good
at prices never before heard of in Nelson,    We have a specially heavy and choice stock  of
Men's Suits, Boots and Shoes and Underwear.    Our prices will talk.
Come and  see  for yourselves.
A.   FERLAND   &   CO.
the retiiing men. Don. French said
that 11 was the heaviest, shell fire he
had ever seen. Only five men were
lost during the retreat. At one point
a bridge had to be crossed and here
the enemy concentrated his lire. The
retreat was under command of General Alderson and was conducted In a
masterly manner. Gen. Alderson
has the credit of being the senior
mounted infantry officer of the British serivce. On the day of the retirement the Jobannesurg fort was taken
by a rush made by a command of Ian
tlamilton with a loss of 90 men and
the Boers retired to the north.
Tho Orange Free State clasp was for
the engagements of Zand river and
Vet river in which the Canadian contingent played an important part.
The Cape Colony clasp was for ihe
suppression of the rebellion in the
Prciska division. Although there
was no hard fighting it played an important part in the campaign by
keeping Roberts' communications intact to the south and so enabled him
to act with a free hand in tho north,
in the Orange Free State.
It is expected that the Cape Colony
government will also give those who
took part in the suppression of the
". Preiskn rebellion meduls for their
services. The operations in Prieska
were conducted under the command
of Lord Kitohener.
These medals are the gift of the late
Queen Victoria, nnd some of them
were presented by her in perBon to
the members of tlic First contingent.
They will be the last medals which
will bear her profile.
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. 52
.  44
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.  53
Clam     Chowder
Pioneer Caterer.
at   Spear's.���The
Members of the  Canadian   Contingent
Receive Their Medals.
The Nelson mambers of the Second
faUalion of the Canadian Mounted
Rifles yesterday received their medals.
They enme from Ottawa. There are
lour clasps on each medal as follows:
I'inmond Hill, Johannesburg, Orange
free State and Cope Colony. The
mambers who received them .were
Corporal T. Brown, Trooper Winfield
m>d Trooper Simms. The Diamond
Hill engagement was fought ten days
after Pretoria was occupied at a point
25 miles to the northeast of that
town General Botha was in com-
,n��nl nf some i,7oo Boors and General
Roberts whs in oommand of the
Btltlsh, The fight lasted for 48 hours
��"d ended In Botha being driven out
��( tlio Diamond. Hill on the morning
01 the third day, when he retreated
Into Ihe Lydeuburgh country.
T1>c second clasp was for the fight-
lnIT which preceded the taking of
Johannesburg. The Canadian continent was at that time with Generals
"enoh and Hutton and were opposed
"V a force of 8,000 Boers, under the
command   of   General    Botha.     The
"Wa occupied a bold, rooky ridge
*"h their 8,000 men and 24 guns.
rlle llritish forces under the cover of
""ee batteries of 18 guns and two
n��mpoms advanced over the valley
ten the two ridgeo   and   engaged
nu liner guns, silencing every one of
th���. That night General French
'nd Inn Hamilton outflanked the
'ir'��s, leaving the Canadians and New
ealandcrs in charBe of the ground
���'ready taken.   About  the   middle of
he next day a heliograph message
"���� sent for the Canadians and New
'���blinders to
The British Colombia Gazette contains the following annoucements: A
licence as an extra-proivncial oom-
panyhas been issued to the Canadian
General Electric company with a capital stook of J2,000,000 divided into
5100 shares. Tbe head office of the
company is situate in Montreal The
office in this province is in Vancouver, and Henry Pirn is the agent.
An order is publishod made by Mr.
Justice Walkcm providing that thc
Athabasca Gold Mines, Limited, be
wound up and appointing Robert G.
Tatlow, of Victoria, provisional
Every year a large number of poor
sufferers whose lungs are sore and
racked with coughs are urged to go
to another climate. But this is costly
and not always suro. Don't be an
exile when Dr. King's JNcw Discovery
for Consumption will cure you at
home. It's the most Infallible medicine for Coughs, Colds, and all Throat
and Lung diseases on earth. The first
dose brings relief. Astounding oures
result from persistent use. Trial
bottles free at Canada Drug and
Book Co. Price 500 and ��1.00. Every
bottle gnarantced.
Hair Brushes
Nail Brushes
Tooth Brushes
Clothes Brushes
We are showing' a
splendid new lot at
Very Low Prices.
Hair Brashes 50c. to $3,50-
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
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 particulars.
Will pay the highest oash prioe tor all
kinds ol second hand goods. Will buy
or sell anything from an anchor to a
needle. Furniture, stoves, oaiperts,
cooking utensils, bought in household
qnantities. Also oast off dotting.
Sail and see me or write. Addrese
Silver King Mike, Bo* 800. Hall
Street, Nelson, B. C.
The Ladies Guild of St. Saviour's church will hold a Sale of
Work in the store lately occupied
by H. F. McLean on Baker  St.  on
Wednesday, Deo. 4
Lunch Will Be Served
From iz to 2 p.m. at 50 cents each.
Ox-Tail Soup
Salmon, Mayonnaise Sauce
For domestic or steam use.
A  full   supply always  on
Kates to  all  railway and
lake points
General Agent
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� Two doors   west
C.P.R   offices.
Advertisements InHorted under this head at,
the rate of ano cont a word per Insertion. No
advertisement taken for less than 26 cent*
Situation Wanted advertisements Inserted
throe Mums free of charge.
KOR SALE.���A     grand   piano,   price
8110;     also    household     furniture. |	
Address    W.    J.     Chitliclf,   Victoria   -1 v
street, east. I _J
EIOHTRoomed [louse,    Mines   Roiul,
adjoining Tram nay Barn,newly finished. Ready for oeenpHtion 10th
December, Heated with liot air; gas
tor light nnd cooking; nil modem
conveniences. Alfred Bunker, at the
KOR     BALE.���One     heavy    draught
team, apply to J, A. Hnyward
PIANO���Kor Hale, cheap, or will
rent; almost new. Mason uud Bison,
upright.    Apply Miner Office.
HOUSE   tu rent   on Vernon     street.
Apply Captain T. .1. Duncan.
KHRN1SED       ROOMS.-Apply       on
Si lieu,     second   door   west     Ward
ROOMS and HOARD.���Every convenience;   south east   corner of   Carbonate and Josephine street.
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
head  office toronto,  ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage.
Apply to Q. h. LENNOX Bator S>.
Be sure and get the gennine   BENNETT'S GUTTA PEBCHA FUSE.not
something that looks   like   it.    Lawrence Hardware Co., Agents.
West Transfer Co.
Goal a Wood
Best  Fir and Tamarac  Al
ways on hand.
All Kinds of Teaming and
Commission Work-
Office on  Baker Street Tel
NELSON LODGE    No. 23, A. F. Sc
M. meets second Wednesday ln
month.   Visiting brethorn wolcomo
I. O. O. F. Kootonay Lodge
No. 16, moots ovory Monday night,
at  their Hall, Kootonay street
Sojourning Odd Fellows oordlally invited.
John A. McRae, N.O.   D. W. Rutherford. V.O
Fred J. Squire, Por. Sec.
Apply   to   Mrs K. J. Sqnires, Room
40, K. W. O. block.
WANTED. ���Men and   women   wanted
to work   at   home.        Good    wages.
Write   Glnsgow     Woollen    company,
Dept. C, Toronto
J. ROBERTSON Sc CO.���Next door io
_., iii,Mirw Post OIiIcd liiiililin,;, Vurnoii
., Nolson.   Day'phone WS. Night'phone 'M.
N. M. UniuiuliH, LosMe��� Every known
vuriely of ������nil. drinks. I' O llux US. Telophou
No. 31. Uuuver Street, Nelnon. lluttlurH of th
fauiouH tit. Leon Hot Springs Mineral Water
ClANl; Sc .MAI ���DONALD 111. Cane, Jainn
1 A. Macdonald!���ArcluteeU and superln
tundoiits, Broken Hill Block, comer Baker and
Ward Slreoln, isclsou
A MACDONALD & Cc-Corner Kron
��� and Hall Streets��� Wholesale grocer
und jobbers in blankets, gloves, mltU, boots
rubbers, inaekinaws aud miners' sundries.
P   BURNS Sc Co.-Baker Stroot, Nelson-
���   Wholesale dealers In fresh a d cured
niuau,.   Cuid Storage.
ere In fresh and cured meats.
Baker Street, Nelson���Wholesalo dea
J   Street,   Nelson ��� Wholesale  dsalais  in
minors'  supplies,  sporting  goods
WANTED.���Five or six roomed,   furnished house to rent.     No  children
very nest care   taken   of   everything.
State rental.    Address Miner.
MEN WANTED���On     Crow's Nest
Southern   Ry.     Good   wages, long
job   Headquarters, Elko,    B.   C. A.
Guthrie Sc Co.
Money to Loan at 8 per cent.
Insurance Real Estate
FOR RENT.���Two offices over Queen
Cigar store, 815; 7-roomed house, bath
and sewer, $38; 4-roomed house, water
only, 111.
FOR SALE.���Two lots, Observatory
st., on car line, $450; 5-room house,
Carbonate St., 81,000; 7-roomed house,
Carbonate st, 83,100.
Spokane Falls &
Northern R'v.
Nelson  & Fort
Sheppard R'v
Red Mountain R'v.
Roast Beef
Jelly Trifles
Tea and Coffee.
Meat Pies
There will also   be  Afternoon  Tea
from 3 to s o'clock.
Nelson Royal Aroh Chapter No. in, G. R, C.
Meets third Wednosday. Sojourning oompan
Ions invited. Goorgo Johnstone, 2. it W.
Matthews, S. E.
xrtrv.       NELSON LODGE   No.25, K. of P.
/SOamoots In K. of P. hall, Oddfellows block
frU���V(.1.y'|,ueHday evening at  8 o'clock.
'All visiting knights cordially Invite
Wm. Irvine, 0.0.
A. T. Park, K. of R. and a
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.
bard ware,
V|'LACHLAN HUOS. ISocco-wora to Van
i.V.L couver Hardwaru'Co, LUl.l Baker Street
Nelson��� Wholesale dealers in hardware and
mining supplies, plumbers' and tinsmiths' sup
painU;, oils and glsss; mechanics   tools
Agents foi Ontario Powder Works;  lynumito
rilURNElt, HEETON Sc Co.-Cornor Vernon
��. and Josephine Stroets, Nolson���Whole
sale dealers In liquor*, cigars, aud dry goods
Agonts for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee
and Calgary Brewing Co of Calgary.
HUDSON'S BAY Co.-Wholesalo grocerie:
and liquors etc., Baker Street, Nelson.
J-*    Olliee oorner Hall and  Front StreeU
Nelson���Lumbor.-ceillng, flooring, and every
thing in wood for buUdlng purposes. Got our
prices.   Correspondence solicited.
rp   GALLON ��; 00.���Dealers In oro socks
X. ���   and twines.   Always a large stock on
hand. Telephone 295. Room 11
Isrge s
Dominion and
Land Surveyor.
169 nelson b c
Nelson Knca pment No. 7. Moots evory 2nd
and 4lh Friday of eaoh month. In Odd Fellows
Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets.
Nelson. A. H. Clements, C. P.; D. McArthm
R. 8.  Visiting brothers always welcome.
NKLSON L. O. L. No. 1IIW meots ln Fraternity Hall on first and third Friday oveninge
of each month at 8 o'clock. Visiting member
cordially invited. W. W. Bradley, W.K.
A, Mloty, lt. 8.	
NKLSON AKRIE No. 22, F. O. K., meets
ovory sooond and fourth Wednesdays of eaoh
1 month. Visiting members cordially invlt
'Charles Prosser, Secretary.
Mr. Mack White, the well known trainer; rt
th^ToS^rSeTe^^ "Kg^
Football  Club writes:   "I���1}"1' lo���r,|, 0 "  or
MontholLiiilincntiineqn^lle.l for alhiotes or
s and cSn heartily roeominond
1 cheat.   Then the Boers
in and concentrated their fire on [~iafiSal>r.l
and inflammation.   Mggfjfc^ ft C.
Kootonay Tent No. 7, K. O. T. M,. hold thoir
regular meetings in Fraternity Hall, I. O. O. F,
block, on the let and 3rd Thursdays of oaoh
month. Visiting brothron cordially invited to
attend. G.A.Brown, R.K.; A.P.Purdy,Com.'
K. J.Stool, D. S.C.
Are you In want? If you ure,
the people, through The Miner want
column, what you are in want of
Yon'll get IL
NO. 241
lei and 3rd Wednesday ovenings of
each month at Fiaternlr.y hall
oorner of Baker and Kootenay
slreete. Visiting brethern oord-
iall] Invited.
EnwAHD MACLEOD. SocroUi.rv.
COURT KOOTKNAY, I. O. F., No. 3138.
Meetings II h Thursday of month. Fraternal
hall. J A Irving OR.   P. R. Fleming. R.8,
Nelson Court Star of Kootenay, A. O. F.
Meets 2nd and   4th   Wednesdays ln  overy
mouth.  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Mao-
Mlllar CR.    1'obort McLeod. Hoc.
P. L. S.
KASLO.  B.  C.
Mineral -'���>>������� and mines suiveyed.
���HMfl BMKEB. K*-A*W
Windermere Mines.   CoireenondenoeSolloll
Leave DAT TRAIN Arrive
0:20 n.m Spokane 7:15 p.ic
13:26 p.m Rossland 4 :3U p.txi
10:30 a.m Mountain 5 Ml p. m.
!i:4(l a.m Nelson 6:45 p.m.
H. A. JAOKSON, G. P. _ T.A.
Spokane   Warn.
Agent, Nelson, B.C
J. 0. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc-,
Late of Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining1 districts.
Baker Street Nelson. B C
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From St. John. N, B.
Allan Lino Ionian i)ec,  7
Allan Line Tunisian. Doc. 14
Hoavor Lino  Lake Superior Ooc  0
Beaver Line Grath Ctwue Doo. 20
These Hteamoru sail from Halifax ono day
From Portland, Me.
Dominion Line Vancouver Doc. 14
Dumi lion Line Dominiou Doo. 28
From New York
White Star Lino MoJohMo Dec. i
White Star Lino Cymirio DM. 10
White Star Lino Oceania Doc. 11
Ounanl Line   Umbria, Doc.   7
Ounard Line Lucanta. Duo, 14
American Line l'hiladolphla .Dec.   4
American Line St. Paul  Doc.il
Anchor Line  Anchoria Deo. 14
Anchor Line Fuk'tiOBala Dec. 28
Fiom BoHton
Canard LlneHaxonU. Deo.  7
Ounard Lino Ultonla  Dec. 21
Dominion Line Now KnKland Dec,  4
Forfurthor Information reffirdinar N. O.
Lloyd ITam bunt-American, Hoi land-American
linen and for raten, rcHorvntlon of bertha, etc.
Apply to
Uen. Agent, Winnipeg, Man.
J. a CAKTKU. D. P. A.. Nolwm
Passenger   Service
New York
Nan Francisco
Soo Pacific Line
To St. Paul and Chicago and all
pointsbeyond. High Back Coaches.
Superb Dining Cars. First-class
Sleepers on all trains,
Revelstoke  to Coast   Daily.
Monday and Friday, Kootenay Landing to bt. Paul.
Friday    orly,      Toronto,
Montreal, boston, etc.
For berths, timetables, rates and full
information apply to.
H. L. Brown,
Oity Passflnger Agent
, 8. Oartkb,
Dis. Faes. Agt.
A. (i. P. A.
Subscribers in Kaslo
Every morning immediately
on arrival of steamer, at tbe
rate of        ,
75 Cents per Month
Subscriptions to be left
witb the agent, Nklson Daily Miner Wednesay, December 4   1901
Xmas Cards   We are show-
end ing a very fine
Calendars     assortment of
Comprising   the   pick   of
To Insure Christmas Cards reaching
flrcat Britain and Europe by the 25th
December they should be mailed this
Sti re Rooms for Mason .t Itisch pia no
The legal firm of   Taylor and   Han
nington nre dissolving partnership on
the first of January, each of tho  partners conducting business   alone   after
hat dale.
Work is to be started on the clear
ing of thc channel of Cottonwood
creek again as soon as thc weather
will permit by the city. Tho C. P.
R. also intends having considerable
work done on the channel above the
railway crcssings. The Chinese
laundry that was undermined by the
high water of last spring still hangs
over the creek, and the owners will
probably be ordered to remove it as
in case of another high water it
might be swept down and form a jam
against the bridge. An embankment
is to be erected on the west side of
the oreek along by the power house
which was left iu a precarious con
ditin byl ast spring's freshet.
How to Properly Feed the Body.
Physicians nowadays realize how
necessary it is that the food contain
the right elements that the body requires to rebuild Itself, and replace
tlie loss that occurs each from activity and energy.
If one lifts an arm, tbat means the
expenditure of a small amount of
energy, and the burning up, so to
speak, of certain deposits from tho
lood. This means certain loss, and
this loss must bo made up each day
from food. If the food does not contain the things required, nature hoists
a flag of distress; aches, ails, sickness
of some sort sets in, meaning that
there !s something lacking lu thc
The reason physicians so generally
advise the use of Grape-Nuts Breakfast Food is that they know from
what it Is made and what it contains.
The medical journals iu various parts
of the world have Riven the analysis.
The famous "London Lancet" went
so far as to make a very un refill
analysis by its own chemist. Its re
marks are worth repeating.
"Thc preparatory process undoubt
cdly converts the food constituents
into a much more digestible condition
than iu the raw cereals, This is evident from the remarkable solubility of
thc preparation. No less than one
half of it being soluable in water.
The soluable portion contains chiefly
dextrion and no starch. According to
our analysis the following Is the
Moisture  h.02 per cent
Mineral   matter  2.01    "    ���'
Fat   1.60    "    "
Proteids 15.00    "    "
Soluable Carbohydrates..411.40    "    "
Unaltered carbohydrates^ U7   "    "
The features worthy of note in this
analysis are the excellent proportion
of proteids and mineral matter, and
soluable carbohydrates.
The mineral matter Is rich phosphoric acid. Our analysis shows that
it is a nutrituve of hign order, since
it contains the constituents of a complete food in Ihe right proportions,
and in an easily assimilable state."
Notice the carbohydrate total is
about 75 per cent. These produce
energy and warmth. The phosphoric
acid in the mineral matter comes, as
do all of the other ingredients, from
thc field grain, net ono article being
introduced as a drug.
Physicians know that the soft matter in the brain and nerve centers
throughout tbe body aro made from
tho elements of albumen acted upon
by phosphate of potash. Albumen is
a very common article in almost
every food, but phosphate of potish
does not exist in all foods, nor is it
found in easily digestible form always. However, in (Irape-Nnts these
elements exist, and are presented to
the body ln an easily digestible form,
and explain the reason why uners feel
the new spring of life, the brain and
nerve power increase, after they have
been UBing 3rape-Nuts for a time.
There Is a reason for it. The doctors
know it, therefore they prescribe
Mrs. L. W. Ackley, who has been
visiting in the east for some weeks,
returned to Nelson Friday evening.
The Young Peoples' society of
Christian, Endeavor of the Presbyterian church, will give a cooweb social
this evening in the parlors of the
church. i
Rev. Mr. Munroe leaves this morning for Colfax, Wash., and will be
gone about two weeks. During his
absence thc services of the Congregational church will be conducted by
Mr. lienrgo llroadley, of the post
otlice stall'.
A large number of ladies were present at the social tea given by the
Ladies' Aid of the Congregational
church in the church parlors yesterday afternoon. A very pleasant and
social time was spent and a good .sum
raised towards the organ fund, to
which the proceeds of the affair go.
The meeting of the members of the
Congregational church which was to
have been held last evening to take
up the matter of tbe resignation of
the Rev. W. Munroe was adjourned
owing ti the .small attcnance. Another meeting will be held in thc
near future.
A most successful dance was given
last evening by the management of
the Waverley hotel to tho guests of
the hotel and their friends. Despite
the inclemency of the night abont
fifty couples were present.and to tho
music furnished by a good orchestra
dancing was kept up till an early
hour this morning.
r; Tho Kootenay Wire Works were
kept busy yesterday manufacturing
mattresses to be sent up to the Silver
King mine to replace those desroyed
in the burning of the bunkhouse.
The order was only placed Monday
evening but yesterday afternoon a
shipment of over two dozen had been
completed and shipped up.
Thc Ladies' Guild of St. Saviour's
church will bold a sale of work iu thc
store lately occupied by H. F. McLean
on Baker street, on Wednesday,
December 4th. Lunches will be
served from 12 m. to 2 p. m. at 5(1
cents. There will also be afternoon
tea from 3 to 5 p. m. Oysters, oxtail
soup, salmon with mayonnaise sauce,
turkey, chicken, ham,roast beef, meat
pies, jellies, trifle, pastry, oheese,
biscuit, tea and coffee will be served.
The public is cordially invited to
Phair.���A. G. Larson, Rossland) O.
V. White, Sandon; G. A. Carlson,
Kaslo; II. Roy, Rossland; J. F.
Colloin, Oiilkand, Cai.; D.Harrington,
Slconn; Mrs. S Duflield, Fort Steele;
L. M. Ries, Seattle; 11. R. Miller, R.
L. Ford, Spokane; H. Chapman,
Queens.���0. H. Fair, W. A. Summers, Greenwood, B. Hyslop, Vancouver; T. B. Dewvrary, Toronto; Mrs.
J. B, Smith, New Denver; Mrs. A.
Thopmson, New Denver.
Grand Central.���T. Lenihan, Silverton; W. C. Mitchell, Slncan; E.
Yeux, Greenwood; W. Da\v:on, England; A.  W.  Macfarlane,  Ymir.
Ilume.���.1. W. Pantall, Ilammond,
Ind; C. W. McAnn, Kaslo; D. Simpson,  Vancouver.
Litigation Regarding Internal Affiirs
> of Wallace-Miller Co.
Chief Justice McColl held a session
of the Supreme court yesterday when
thc only case on trial was that of
George vs. the Wallace-Miller compauy and the individual shareholders
of tho company except of course himself. From the pleadings it appears
that in August, 1808, the plaintiff,
Patrick W. George, bought an interest
in thc business of Wnllacu-Miller and
an incorporated company was formed.
Thc plaintiff had contributed $12,902
while the other assets of the company
were valued at 827,000. Business was
carried on at at Nelson and Greenwood. He became dissatisfied and in
July of this yoar tried to arrange
terms upon which ho could withdraw
from Ihe firm. He made an offer for
the Greenwood business which was
not in- ���rpinl. He also suggested an
arbitration but nothing came of this
either, and later he commenced this
action to enforce a settlement. In
his statement of claim he applies
among other things fcr an accounting
from the incorporation of the company, a full statement of the assets of
Ihe company, tho apointment of receiver, the removal of the present directors and for other orders and
decrees subsidiary to these. The
eases had not proceeded far when his
lordship suggested an adjournment to
see if a settlement could not be
reached. The continuance of the trial,
he said, could do the business no good
and as it now was a profitable, one it
would be better for all tbo litigants
to reach an agreement if possible.
An adjournment for this purpose was
consequently made.
Imperial   vs.   Valparaiso   was   ad
journed to next court.
Our stock is now complete
and we have a large selection
of small articles, ranging
in price lrom 25c up. We
also have received direct from
the manufacturers a large assortment of
Sheffield Knives and Forks
Have a look over our slock
Patenaude Bros.
Friday, Dec. 6th
E. J. Carpenter's splendid scenic production of
The burning of Rome
This Superb Scenic Production
is a dramatization of Henry Sienkie-
wicz's wonderful story, tbe sensation of
the Christ;on world.' For stage representation it is divided into six acts and
nine scenes, illustrating iu a mauuer
graphio and convincing the Dawn of
Christianity and the Downfall of Paganism. Outt with the full strength
of E. J. Carpenter's
Large and Powerful Dramatic Company
SCENERY���(None required belonging
to the opera house) by Thos Neville.
Each scene a tribute to this great artist's skill.
COSTUMES-By Dcscalchi. Rich,
beautiful nnd historically correct.
"Quo Vadis is a sermon witb no one
nsleep in the pews"���Nalchez, Miss.,
Daily Democrat
NOTE���Universal praise from managers aud newspapers where this line
Company has lately appeared, justifies
Manager Annable in offering them
special induoemeuts to come, and it is
ooDfldently expected to h j the leading
amusement of the season.
Steamed clams and clam nectar at
the Olllee saloon every day A fresh
shipment from the coast received each
Chicago, Deo. 8.-Mr. E. T. Van
Allen, seoretary of the Holland society
of Chicago, has received the tollowing
letter from the secretary of President
Kroger in reply to an invitation to
visit America;
Dear Sir,���I am directed by his
honor, the president of the South
African republic, to acknowledge receipt of your letter of November lBt
and to thank you and the board of
trustees of the Holland society of
Chicago cordially for the resolution
passed by them. His honor desires
me, however, to add that nothing has
been decided as to an eventual visit to
America and that therefore nothing
oan be arranged in connection with
the matter.
The Waverley Hotel
Rates $1.00 to $1,50 per day. First
class Meals, 2Se. Next door to Opera
Bouse. P. O. Box 210. Telephone 147.
Victoria St., Nelson.
Kootenay Street. Next Oddfellows' Ha
P. O. Box 633.
The Rossland of the Lardeau
Full particulars of
AG EN j,.
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand o'
Rough and Dressed
Mouldings, Sash Doorsj.
Inside Finish.
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber-
Mill at PILOT BAY. Tarda, NELSON
Hoosack Falls," N.    Y.,    flee.    3.���A
heavy   snow   storm   has been   raging
here nearly all day. Trains aie delayed and thc traffic is generally blocked,
Twelve years ago J. W. Sullivan,
of Hartford, Conn., scratohed his leg
with a rusty wire. Inflammation aud
blood poisoning set in. For two years
he suffered intensely. Tliep the best
doctors urged amputation, "but he
writes. "I used one bottle of Electric Bitters and one and a half boxes
of Sudden's Arnica Salve and my leg
was sound and well as ever." For
Eruptions, Eczema, Tetter, Salt
Rheum, Sores and all blood disordrcj,
Electric Hitters has no rival on earth.
Try them. Canada Drug and Hook
Co., will guarantee satisfaction or
refund money.    Only 50 cents.
Fancy Oyster stews at Spear's���The
Pioneer Caterer.
0AB8;-MEAL3 a la 0AETE.
Another ridiculous food fad bas been
branded by the most competent
authorities. They have dispelled thc
silly notion that one kind of food is
needed for brain, another for muscles,
and still another for bones. A correct diet will not only nourish a particular part of the body, but it will
sustain every other part. Yet, however good your food mny be, its nutriment is destroyed by indigestion cr
dypepsia. You must prepare for their
ppearance or prevent their coming by
aking regular doses of Green's August
Flower, the lavonte medicine of the
healthy millions. A few doses aids
digestion, stimulates the liver to
hea I thy action, purifies the blood, and
makes you feel bnoyaut and vigorous.
You can get Dr. C. O. Oreen's reliable
remedies at W. F. Teetzel Sc Co.'s.
Get (Ireen's Srjecial Almanac
If you have a fancy to   try  Llpton's
Delicious Tea ask your grocer to pleaso
not tell you   that   he   has   something
| just ns good, for you are tired of that
-.talk and you  have  un   idea of  yonr!
Jown. '
Close connection East and West-
hound at Spokane with trains of the
Spokane Palls and Northern Railway,
Direct connection at St. Paul without change of depot with all trains for
Chicago, Toronto. Montreal, New York
and all points West and South.
Leaves Spokane daily for East at 9:15 a,in
Leaves Spokane daily ior West at 7:15 a.in
Leaves Spokane doily ior West at 8 00 p m.
West-bound trains make direct connection for Victoria and Vancouver,
Portland, San Francisco, and all points
on the Sound.
During the season of navigation East
bound trains connect at Diiluth with
the magnificent steamshi ps North West
and North-Land of theNorthern Steamship Oompany Line, operated in connection with the Ureal Northern Kail-
For further information, aps, folders, etc., apply to any agent of Spokane
Falls & Northern Ry., Kaslo Sc Slocan
Ity., Kootei ai Kail way & Navigation
Oo , or to
Oity Pass, and Tkr,  Agt,  W  7()1   W,
Riverside Ave,, Spokane, Wash.
Q. K. TAOKABURY, Local Agent,
Nelson B ('.
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See our splendid display everything   in   the  Jewelry  and   Fancy  Lines.
You will find just what your friends will appreciate
Cor. Baker & Stanley Sts. The Jeweler
can be removed   without  trouble.    It   has a  draw &
grate so the clinkers will go down in   the  ash  pan.  cj
Ask for the C
You can put in your coal   and   then   light  ihe  fire
from the top.    It has a large ash pan so  the ashe
Ox Air Blast
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
M8 ������������������������ gfctf
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelnon, Kaslo'
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.
order* by mall to ��r-�� branch will have careful and oramot attention.
Stoves and
Ranges . .
We urn showing tliiii season a full
line ot tlii-RH kooiIi. mill solicit your
esteemed patroiniRe.
Lawrence Hardware
Y. O. OBEKN        Y. B. OLEMENT9
Civil Engineers and Provincial Land
P. O. Box 145 Kelson, b.i
1 Similkameen Valley Coal  1
1 Co., Ltd.             I
H Shares are 35 CentS   now.    They  will   be 50 3
EE: Cents L)ec. 15.    Rush in your orders.           z2
I R. J. STEEL, Official Broker, Nelson,   B- 0- ��
P. O. Box 158
Phone 278,
i MTarland&BroGkman i
^ We have just opened a line of \
Very unique in design.
_S  China Hall
Baker Street ��
Brewers ot Pine Lager
Beer and Porter.
H'lann K 0
and  try a boUle. a domn,  or a barro! ��[
RALGARY BEER   _ It l�� ">�� 'j���   _$
niioaposl    on    tho    market.    AIho   ii)_ ""'
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    CIGARS-
FRANK  A. TAMBLYN. �����.�����������������
Telephone 03 Baker BU, No


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